City of Healdsburg announces summer rec program
The City of Healdsburg Summer Recreation Programs have something of offer everyone from toddlers to elders. Sonja Drown, the City of Healdsburg recreation manager, has announced that sign-ups are now open for summer recreation programs that begin the week of June 3. She encourages early registration for swim lessons, summer camps for preschoolers and youth, and for fun specialty programs and camps.
Sizzling Summer Camp is a traditional day camp for 6-11 year olds. Camp activities include crafts, music, enrichment, games and sports, gardening, swimming and more.Options include full-day and half-day camp, as well as drop-ins.
Kinder Camp is geared to children who have finished Kindergarten or first grade and offers them an experience that will include all the traditional camp activities, tailored to their age group.
Preschoolers ages 3-5 years have their own two week camps which operate Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. or Tuesday/Thursday from 9 a.m. – 12 noon.
Skill Seeker (Camp Leader) Training Camp is for young teens 12-15 years who are interested in learning what being a camp leader entails. Completion of one week camp allows participants to volunteer the remainder of the summer in one of the camps.
In addition, Healdsburg Park and Rec is offering specialty camps, including the Sonoma County Open Water Jr. Lifeguard Camp on the Russian River, Jr. Lifeguard Camps at the Healdsburg pool, Art Camps with Kathryn Cerasoli, Engineering with Legos Camps and a wide variety of sports camps.
The Healdsburg pool opens for public swim on Memorial Day weekend, followed by summer schedule on June 3. Pre-registration is required for all swim lessons.
The Summer Recreation Guide is available at the Healdsburg Community Center, 1557 Healdsburg Ave, at the Healdsburg Senior Center, 133 Matheson St., and at City Hall, 401 Grove St.
For more information call 431-3301. Online registration is available at www.healdsburgparksandrec.org