Keep the kids active during spring break at city recreation

Spring Break is almost here, and the city’s Recreation and Culture Department is offering a Spring break line up guaranteed to please.

Spring Break is almost here, and the city’s Recreation and Culture Department is offering a Spring break line up guaranteed to please.

Here’s a chance for Grades 4-6 to try their hand at the wildly popular sport of dodgeball. Join in for two packed hours of duck, dodge and defend on Mondays, March 21 and 28 at the Sportsplex from 1-3 p.m. Drop-in fee: $6.

Hoopfest makes a return once again. Basketball fanatics in Grades 4-6 can look forward to two hours of drills, scrimmaging and playing NBA 2 Ball. Grab your buddies and head to the Sportsplex on Friday, March 18 from 1-3 p.m. Drop-in fee: $6.

Floor Hockey is hot this year. Drop in on Wednesday, March 23 from 1-3 p.m. at the Sportsplex for tons of hockey action when players in Grades 4-6 will test their skills in dribbling drills, shoot outs and many other competitions. All this heart pumping action for just $6.

Pre-registered programs to check out:

n Make your own great snacks at Snack Attack. This program for Grades 3 to 6 will be held in the Sportsplex kitchen from 1-4 p.m. on Friday, March 18 or Monday, March 28. Cost: $20 per session.

n Young people can also try out their culinary skills with Kids in the Kitchen. Grades 4-6 get a chance to prepare awesome meals while learning about basic kitchen safety and nutrition. This program runs Monday to Friday, March 21-25 from 2-4 p.m. in the Sportsplex kitchen. Cost: $55.

n Prepare kids to stay home alone or treat emergency situations with two programs. Home Alone costs $45 for Grades 4-6 and takes place from 1-2:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, March 21-25 at the Community Centre. First Aid for Babysitters takes place Friday, March 18 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at St. John Ambulance on Dogwood Street. Cost: $30.

n Crafty kids can build their own birdhouse this Spring Break. This program will take place Tuesday, March 22 from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Community Centre Craft Room. Cost: $22.

Pre-registration for these programs is available through the Sportsplex or Community Centre.

For more details for these programs or any other youth activities, check out the City of Campbell River Recreation & Culture Recreation Guide or call the Sportsplex, 250-923-7911 or Community Centre, 250-286-1161.

You can also see the guide on line at www.campbellriver.ca. Follow the links for residents or use the search bar.

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