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Summer brings return of recreation programs to Los Banos

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The City of Los Banos is thrilled to welcome back activities and programs for the community to celebrate and enjoy this summer.

The City of Los Banos is thrilled to welcome back activities and programs for the community to celebrate and enjoy this summer.

The Parks and Recreation Division, hosted from the Los Banos Community Center (645 7th St.), is eager to begin registration for outdoor programs anticipated to begin by June 2021 and indoor activities as soon as June or July.

On May 1 Parks and Rec staff will also be working with volunteers

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Detroit Lakes’ community programs are back in a big way, outdoor recreation center opens June 7

The DLCCC is always ready for a game of pickup basketball, open pool swim (with reservation), or use of their exercise equipment, during business hours, but their summer programs, along with the Historic Holmes Theatre, should bring the focus back to community involvement, said Kim Bettcher, marketing and youth sponsorship coordinator for the center.

“We are back to the planning that we had for the summer of 2019, which is super exciting,” said Bettcher.

New sessions of swim classes (competitive and non-competitive) begin in May for the Sunfish Swim Teams at the DLCCC. Classes range from $70 to $140 and

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Local Recreation Departments Prepare Spring and Summer Programs

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (WAGM) – With temperatures getting warmer, the local recreation departments are preparing their spring and summer programming.

“We’ve got an ATV safety course scheduled for May 1st,” said Neal Sleeper of the Caribou Recreation Department. “I just checked with the state, we have 48 people who are registered so far for that.”

Sleeper also said that they are doing a spring fishing program for area adults 18 and over, called ‘Fishing Fridays’, where every Friday in May they’ll take people to a different body of water in the Fishover Lake Chain plus the Aroostook River at the

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Viewpoint: A look into projects, plans and programs for Boise Parks and Recreation

COVID-19 protocols are still in place for parks and programs, but Boise Parks and Rec expects a “more normal” summer than last.

BOISE, Idaho — With the temperatures warming up and the area greening up, it’s the time of year more and more people start getting up off their couches and heading out to enjoy their favorite recreation spots. 

The City of Boise certainly has a lot of gems to enjoy. The Boise Parks and Recreation Department is working on a potpourri of projects, plans, and programs for this spring and summer.

Four outdoor city pools will open with pandemic

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A potpourri of projects, plans and programs for Boise Parks and Recreation

COVID protocols are still in place for parks and programs, but Boise Parks and Rec expects a “more normal” summer than last.

BOISE, Idaho — With the temperatures warming up and the area greening up, it’s the time of year more and more people start getting up off their couches and heading out to enjoy their favorite recreation spots. 

The City of Boise certainly has a lot of gems to enjoy. The Boise Parks and Recreation Department is working on a potpourri of projects, plans and programs for this spring and summer.

Four outdoor city pools will open with pandemic

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Plano summer recreation programs in peril as city struggles to find employees for seasonal jobs

A looming staffing shortage in the Plano parks and recreation department could cut into summer programs if more applicants are not quickly found, city representatives said via email and phone interviews.

Specifically, the shortage could affect summer day camps, swimming classes, open swim time and operating hours at recreation centers, aquatic facilities and the Nature & Retreat Center at Oak Point Park.

“We may not be able to open all pools, or if we do, we may have to have reduced hours,” city spokesperson Steve Stoler said in an email response.

The number of applications the department normally receives for

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