2006-03-16 / About Town

Summer playground program announced

The Parks & Recreation Department will offer its Summer Playground Program at Ft. Getty again this summer.

The program nows run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the option of staying until 4 p.m. A half-day option is also available. The program is scheduled to run from Monday, June 26, to Friday, Aug., 18. The cost of the half-day option is $40 per week. The 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. option will be $90 per week and the 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. will be $110 per week. For people registering for more than four weeks during the month of April price breaks will be given.

Each week will feature a theme such as Arts and Crafts, Sports, the Environment, and Animals. The week's projects and activities will be centered around its theme. Some of the weekly field trips that have been planned include the Mystic Aquarium, Providence Children's Museum, and the Roger Williams Park Zoo.

Registration will begin on Monday, April 3. Forms are available at the Community Center, the Recreation Office and at the schools. Forms can also be downloaded at www.jamestownri.net/rec/rec.html. For more information, call 423-7211.

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