Ottawa Recreation Week 6 – July 15-19

Ottawa Recreation Week 6 – July 15-19

Ottawa Recreation’s sixth week will feature an all City Swim Day at Riordan Pool on Wednesday, July 17th from 11:00am-6:00pm. (Adult only swim is from 11am-12pm.) The cost is $1 for everyone all day long. Recreation supervisors will be at the pool from 1:00-3:30pm. Supervisors will meet at parks and walk or wait until bus transportation arrives.  Check with a park supervisor for exact times. Permission slips will be necessary in order to ride the bus.  That morning, supervisors will be at their morning parks from 9:00am-11:30am. Afternoon parks will be closed. See your park supervisor for more information.

Coming Soon: The Ottawa Recreation Game Carnival which will take place Wednesday, July 24, from 1:15 to 3:15pm at Rigden Park.  The carnival consists of various sidewalk games that kids can play for 10 cents apiece.  Bring the kids for a fun, inexpensive afternoon!  If it rains on Wednesday, the carnival will be held on Thursday, July 25.  See your park supervisor for additional details.

Register for all available programs at the Recreation Office (301 Madison St.) or online at www.otttawarecreation.org.

Activities for Week 6 include:

Monday

AM Parks swim at Riordan Pool.  See your park supervisors for pick-up times.

Mini Monets Art Camp Session 3 begins in the basement of City Hall.  Camp is closed.

Session 3               Ages 8-10             1:30-3:00pm        Monday through Friday

Flips ‘N’ Fun Gymnastics Camp Session 6 Preschool Gymnastics (3-5 yrs old) begins at Illinois Valley Gymnastics Academy Monday through Thursday from 2:30-3:30.   Camp is closed.

Ninja Zone Girls Camp Session 6 (5-11 yrs old) begins at Illinois Valley Gymnastics Academy Monday through Thursday from 1:30-2:30.   Camp is closed.

Urban Photo Safari Session 4 begins at the Annette Barr Photography Studio. Openings are still available.

Session 4               Grades 4-8            10:00-12pm         Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Ottawa City Recreation Tennis Tournament begins July 15 at the OHS Tennis Courts.

Tuesday

Crafts and Tiny Tots continue this week at the parks.

Free Adult Dance Lessons at Schomas Dance Studio, 602 Catherine St. Lessons conclude August 12.

7:00 p.m. – Beginning Couples Swing Dancing

8:00 p.m. – Advanced Swing

No lessons July 22nd

Wednesday

All City Swim Day at Riordan Pool on Wednesday, July 17th from 11:00am-6:00pm. (Adult only swim is from 11am-12pm.) The cost is $1 for everyone all day long. Recreation supervisors will be at the pool from 1:00-3:30pm. Supervisors will meet at parks and walk or wait until bus transportation arrives.  Check with a park supervisor for exact times. Permission slips will be necessary in order to ride the bus.  That morning, supervisors will be at their morning parks from 9:00am-11:30am. Afternoon parks will be closed. See your park supervisor for more information.

Thursday

Last day for Crafts and Tiny Tots at the parks.

Friday

PM parks swim at Riordan Pool.  See your park supervisors for pick-up times. Last Friday Recreation swim day.

 Many openings are still available in the upcoming camps! Check this out!

 Young Van Goghs Art Camp Session 4 begins in the basement of City Hall.

Session 4               Ages 11-13           1:30-3:00pm        Monday through Friday 7/22-7/26

Girls & Boys Basketball Open Gym for entering 7-8th grades will be offered at Shepherd Middle School. Cost is $10 per participant and can be paid at the door. Tuesday July 30-Thursday, August 1st

Boys scrimmage will be from 9:00-10:30am

Girls scrimmage will be from 10:30-12:00pm

Flips ‘N’ Fun Beginner Gymnastics Camp at Illinois Valley Gymnastics Academy.

Session 7               9-12 yrs old           2:30-3:30pm        Monday through Thursday 7/22-7/25

OHS Soccer Camp located at Ottawa High School Soccer field. Openings still available.

Session 1               Grades 3rd-4th       8:15-9:00am        Monday – Friday                                 7/22-7/26

Session 2               Grades 5th-6th       9:00-10:00am      Monday – Friday                 7/22-7/26

Session 3               Grades 7th-8th       10:00-11:00am    Monday – Friday                 7/22-7/26

Session 4               Grades 9th +          11:00-12:00pm    Monday – Friday                 7/22-7/26

Questions? Call the Rec. Office 434-7292, check out www.ottawarecreation.org, or like us on Facebook!