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Summer Fun 2009: Swim, fish and play at city and county parks

Salisbury Parks and recreation
704-216-PLAYwww.salisburync.gov/pkrec
Salisbury Parks and Recreation has the following offerings during the coming months:
– Kite Day at the Park ó 11 a.m.-1 p.m., May 23. City Park. No charge.
– Hump Day Disc Golf Tournament ó 6 p.m., May 27. Kelsey Scott Park. $5 general registration, $2 optional ace pool.
– Spring Yard Sale ó 7 a.m.- noon, May 30. Civic Center. $10 per table. No admission charge.
– Lincoln Pool Grand Opening ó 1-5 p.m., June 6. Lincoln Pool. $2 residents; $4 non-residents.
– Mom2Mom Sale ó 8 a.m.-noon, June 6. City Park. $10 per table. No admission charge.
– Summer Pre-Camp ó 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., June 11-12. Miller Center. $26 residents, $52 non-residents.
– Kickball Weave for ages 5-12 ó 11 a.m.-noon, June 12. Cannon Park. No charge.
– Crafting for Babysitters, ages 12-17 ó Noon to 2 p.m, June 13. City Park Center. $6 residents, $12 non-residents.
– Kids All-American Fishing Derby ó 9 a.m.-noon, June 13. Salisbury Community Park. No charge.
– Family Day at Lincoln Pool ó 1-5 p.m., June 14. Lincoln Pool. $2 residents; $4 non-residents.
– Softball Camp for Girls 8-14 ó 9 a.m.-1 p.m., June 15-19. Hall Gym. $40 residents, $80 non-residents.
– Outdoor Adventure Camp ó 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 15-Aug. 7. Salisbury Community Camp. Transportation provided from Civic Center, City Park, Hall Gym and Miller Center. $5 registration fee per week.
– Girls in Action Program for girls aged 8-13 ó 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 16-Aug. 6. Civic Center. $5 one-time registration fee.
– Water Exercise Class, session I ó 10:45-11:45 a.m., June 16, 18, 23, 25. Lincoln Pool. $16 residents, $32 non-residents.
– Starlight Swim ó 6:30-8 p.m. June 17. Lincoln Park. $2 residents, $4 non-residents.
– Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department Kiwanis Junior Open Tennis Tournament ó June 19-21. $28 registration. Call 704-638-5295 for more details.
– Junior Performance Tennis Camp ó 8 a.m.-noon. June 22-26. City Park. $55 residents; $110 non-residents.
– Baseball camp for ages 8-14 ó 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 22-26. Hall Gym. $40 residents; $80 non-residents.
– Creative Craft Camp for ages 5-12 ó 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., June 22-26. Miller Center. $65 residents; $130 non-residents.
– Hump Day Disc Golf Tournament ó 6 p.m., June 24. Kelsey Scott Park. $5 general registration; $2 optional ace pool.
– Crafts in the Park ó 11 a.m.-noon, June 26. Cannon Park. No charge.
– Music and Art Camp ó 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 29-July3. Waterworks Visual Arts Center. $20 per participant.
– Rock the Pool 4th of July Celebration ó 1-5 p.m. July 4. Lincoln Pool. $2 residents; $4 non-residents.
– Bike Safety Week ó 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 6-10. Civic Center. No charge.
– Volleyball Camp ó 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 13-17. Hall Gym. $40 residents; $80 non-residents.
– Martial Arts Camp ó 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 20-24, City Park Center. $55 residents; $110 non-residents.
– Water Exercise Class ó Session I ó 10:45-11:45 a.m. July14, 16, 21, 23. Lincoln Pool. $16 residents; $32 non-residents.
– Water Mania Games ó 11 a.m.-noon July 24. Jersey City Park. 50 cents residents; $1 non-residents.
– 12th Annual Run/Walk for the Greenway 5K ó 8 a.m., July 25. Prescott Greenway section, Overton Elementary. $15 advance registration by July 22; $20 day of race registration. Call 704-638-5275 for more details.
– Family Day at Lincoln Pool ó 1-5 p.m. July 26. Lincoln Pool. $4 residents; $8 non-residents.
– Social Graces Cotillion Camp ó 9 a.m.-noon July 27-31. City Park Center. $40 residents; $80 non-residents.
– Wrestling Camp ó 9 a.m.-noon, July 27-July 31. Hall Gym. $40 residents; $80 non-residents.
– Swing with Susie Tennis ó 9 a.m.-noon, July 27-31. Civic Center. No charge.
– Hump Day Disc Golf Tournament ó 6 p.m. July 27. Kelsey Scott Park. $5 general registration; $2 optional ace pool.
– Water Mania Games ó 11 a.m.-noon, July 31. Long Street Park. 50 cents residents; $1 non-residents.
– Summer Dance Camp for ages 5-12 ó 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m., Aug. 3-7. Civic Center. $65 general cost.
– Speed and Agility Camp for ages 8-15 ó 9 am.-noon, Aug. 3-7. City Park $40 residents; $80 non-residents.
– Family Day at Lincoln Pool ó 1-5 p.m., Aug. 9. Lincoln Pool. $2 residents; $4 non-residents.
– Golf Camp for ages 9-14 ó 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 10-14. Hall Gym. $50 residents; $100 non-residents.
– Football Camp for ages 7-13 ó 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 10-14. Hall Gym. $40 residents; $80 non-residents.
– Twilight Doubles Tour Disc Golf ó 6 p.m. Aug. 11. Kelsey Scott Park. $8.
– Summer Doubles Disc Golf Classic ó10 a.m. Aug. 15. Kelsey Scott Park. $12.50 per person; $25 per team.
Dan Nicholas Park
6800 Bringle Ferry Road. 704-636-0154. www.dannicholas.net.
– Weekend Trail Walks at Dan Nicholas Park, 11 a.m., May 30, June 6 and 27, July 4 and 25, Aug. 1 and 22. Meet at the totem pole in front of the Nature Center
– Dunns Mountain Trail Walks, 11 a.m., May 23, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15. Meet at restroom building at lower parking lot.
– Trail walks at Eagle Point Nature Preserve, 11 a.m., June 13, July 11, Aug. 8, 29. Meet at the parking lot.
– Bear feeding every Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m., at Wildlife Adventures (weather permitting).
– Meet the Animals every Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m. at Wildlife Adventures.
– Student fishing tournament for ages 5-18, June 15-19, July 20-24; free. Register at the concession stand. Prizes will go to the student who catches the largest fish.
– Teddy Bear Picnic: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 26, July 17. Shelter 5. Bring your favorite teddy bear or any stuffed animal and have a peanut butter and jelly sandwich lunch. Meet Cosmo the Bear, hear some teddy bear stories and make crafts. Call 704-216-7803 to make reservations.
– Night Prowl nature program at the campground June 6, July 11, Aug. 1. Meet at the campground shelter at 9 p.m.
– Nature Day Camp for rising third- through sixth- graders. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., June 22ń24. Pre-registration required. Cost: $45. Contact Dave Jones, 704-216-7820.
– Father’s Day at the Gem Mine: Fathers get $2 off any bucket bought at the mine and 25 percent off all men’s rings. June 20 and 21.
– July 4 and 5 at the Gem Mine: Buy any bucket and get one of equal or lesser value at half price. Wear an Uncle Sam hat or red, white and blue sunglasses and get all patriotic jewelry at half price.
– Naturalist Camp for rising third- through sixth-graders. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., July 20-22. Must pre-register. Cost: $45. Contact Dave Jones at 704-216-7820.
– Water Day for ages 5-12: 11 a.m., July 10. Bring your bathing suit, towel and sunscreen and enjoy lots of games. The Union and Liberty fire departments will turn on the hoses.
– Back to School Fishing Tournament for ages 5-18: Aug. 10- 14. Free.
– Gem Mine, Aug. 8. In honor of the Dog Days of summer, all animal-related jewelry is 25 percent off, and if you show a Labradorite or a tiger eye stone out of the bucket you buy they’ll trade it for a child’s adjustable tumble stone.

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