Thinking of activities for the kids to do this summer?
The first of May marked the first day of registration for all summer programs at Buck Run Community Center.
“Parents, don’t wait to sign up,” Tom Robertson, director of the center, said. “We do have limits on some programs.”
Programs such as youth baseball/softball, adult slow-pitch softball, adult racquetball, pickleball, and co-ed kickball are offered.
In addition, cooking and craft classes for youth, cheerleading, dance, basic tumbling, youth fitness, Little Athletics Camp, Sports Camp, Tot Lot Day Camp and Adventure Class require pre-registration beginning May 1.
Also offered are basketball camp, drama performance camp, volleyball camp and football camp, junior golf camp, youth tennis program and swim lessons.
At the aquatic center at 7th and Main streets- infant aquatics, water fitness, and swim teacher certification are taught. The center opens May 28, Memorial Day.
The Fort Scott Hurricanes is a competitive swim team open to swimmers 18 years old and younger, who can swim at least one length of the pool.
Adults are not left out of activities.
For adults there are fitness classes, dance lessons and Tae Kwon Do classes.
Shelter house rentals and camping sites are available in Gunn Park on Park Avenue.
In addition there is Lake Fort Scott located off Indian Road, south of the city, Lincoln School Walking Trail located at West 18th Street, the Betty Run Willard Fields/Ty Cullor Field located at 2108 S. Horton, Ellis Park located at 12the and Williams streets, Third Street Park located at Third and Hill streets, Nelson Park located at the corner of Grant and Elm streets, Woodland Hills Golf Course at 2414 S. Horton and the James Tedesco Memorial Skate Park at Fourth and Scott streets.
For more information contact Buck Run Community Center at 620-223-0386, check out its Facebook page or click here