Now that school is out for the summer, parents need to know how to keep their kids active in safe environments. Bessemer Park, at 8930 S. Muskegon, has many. A Day Camp for children 6 through 12 will begin June 23 and run until August 3, Monday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm. It costs $175.00 but financial assistance may be available if you call (312)747-6023. For younger children, ages 3 to 5, there is a Play Camp on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am to 1 pm. The charge for that is $51.00.
Cubs Care Baseball for 6 to 9 year olds plays from 2 pm to 4 pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday and is FREE.
Soccer for 6 to 12 year olds is on Tuesday and Thursday from 4 pm to 6 pm. The cost for that is $10.00.
Baseball, also for ages 6 through 12, is on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 4 pm to 6 pm for $10.00.
For kids who are a less athletically inclined, there are table games for ages 6 to 12 on Tuesday and Thursday morning 8 am to 10 am, or Fun and Games Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the same time. Both are $10.00.
Little ones from 3 to 5 years old have their own Fun and Games on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1 pm to 4 pm. There is a $25.00 fee for that.
Coming up on June 21, at Rainbow Beach, 311 E. 77th Street, the 4th District Police will sponsor a Summer Fun Fest from 2 pm to 6 pm. There will be free food, entertainment and games for the whole family to enjoy, along with health screenings and educational services. Call the 4th District Caps Office at (312)747-1708 to find out more.
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