Parks and Recreation Notes: March 12

March 10, 2014 


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Preschool Open Gym

Preschool open gym sessions are held 10-11 a.m. on Tuesdays through March 25 at the Avery Street Recreation Center for ages 2-5. The fee is $2-3.

Wednesday Night Adult Open Gym

Open gym basketball for ages 18 and older is offered 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Avery Street Recreation Center. The cost is $2-3.

Volunteer Youth Coaches

The Town of Garner is accepting applications for volunteer youth coaches. For more info, contact Jack Baldwin at 919-662-5051 or visit for an application.

Fitness Classes and Activities

The Garner Parks Department offers a variety of fitness training classes including Zumba, belly dancing, dancing, step classes and more. For info, visit or call the Parks Department.



Spring Break Vacation Sports Camp

The Clayton Community Center will be offering a Spring Break Vacation Sports Camp for beginner, intermediate, and slightly advanced athletes from April 14-17, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily. The camp will teach and expose aspiring athletes to a fundamental knowledge of the area’s most popular sports. The camp will also teach the benefits of cross training activities and personal fitness exercises to best prepare athletes for their spring and summer activities and upcoming sports seasons. The cost is $115 per child and $75 for each additional sibling. Space is limited to 25 in each age group.

Summer Playground Program

The Clayton Parks and Recreation Department’s summer playground program for ages 6-12 will begin June 16 and run through Aug. 15. Camp is open daily from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The program is fun-filled and active mix of daily activities including indoor/outdoor games, arts and crafts, gardening and more. Campers need to bring a lunch and two snacks and drinks daily. Registration for annual family members and residents starts March 3; open registration begins March 31. The cost is $50 per week for annual members/residents and $100 for non-residents/non-members. There is a non-refundable $25 registration fee and a half-week deposit is due to guarantee camper’s attendance per week. Additional siblings can register with a 10 percent discount.

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