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Registration open for Lee County’s summer youth programs

May 10, 2017
Special to THE CITIZEN (news@breezenewspapers.com) , Lehigh Acres Citizen

Registration has opened for youth programs offering summer fun from Lee County's Parks and Recreation Department, libraries and LeeTran.

Parks and recreation

The 2017 summer camps camps draw thousands of youngsters throughout the region to programs, outings and activities at traditional camps, teen camps and specialty camps.

Do not procrastinate - each year, the spots at Wa-Ke Hatchee, Lakes Regional Park and Estero Recreation Center fill up well before school is out.

Summer camp runs eight weeks, from June 5 to July 28.

A tip from the registration desk: If you plan to register for camp at one of the four major recreation centers - Veterans Park, Wa-Ke Hatchee, Estero or North Fort Myers - you need to obtain a facility membership first.

Swimming lessons and other summer aquatics programs are available at the county's four year-round community pools in Lehigh Acres, North Fort Myers, Pine Island and San Carlos Park. To register, stop by the nearest pool, call 239-533-7275 or visit: www.LeeParks.org.

For summer camp registration, call 239-533-7275 or go online to: www.LeeParks.org.

Lee County Library System

Beginning May 22, children and teens may sign up for the summer program and select a free book, while supplies last.

Planned activities at the libraries include story time, magic and juggling and puppet shows, as well as crafts and games. The programs help children and teens stay mentally active while having fun.

Age-appropriate programs also are available for infants to adults.

The summer reading program is designed to help foster literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

Event schedules are available in the libraries or at: www.leelibrary.net/calendar.

All events are free, but tickets or advanced registration is required, depending on location.

For more information, visit a library, go to: www.leelibrary.net/summer-reading-program or call 239-479-INFO (4636).

Source: Lee County Government

 
 

 

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