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Albion kicks off park season on Wed.

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 16 June 2013 at 12:00 am

Photo courtesy of Village of Albion Parks – The team of park supervisors for this summer at Albion includes: front row, from left: Alexis Hinkley, Caitlin Francis, Joyce Lalonde and Halle Jurs; Middle row: Melissa Dibley, McKayla Allen, Henry Haines and Josue Serafin; Back row: Ed and Jack Narburgh, Elliott Foos, Sabastian Piedmont, Travis Downs and Nate Lester.

ALBION – Four village parks will have supervisors and activities for children beginning Wednesday. The park season runs until Aug. 2 and is open to children, ages 5 to 16 in the Albion school district.

Park supervisors will be on duty from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following parks: Bullard – Route 31, east of the village; Pee Wee – Route 31 (part of Bullard); Veterans – corner of Linwood Avenue and Brown Street; and Lafayette – West Park and West State Streets.

The park program includes the following week-long camps:

TENNIS from June 25-29 for grades 5-12 at the school tennis courts from 9 to 11 a.m. and again the following week.

WRESTLING from July 9-13 for grades 6-12 at the high school gym from 9 to 11 a.m.

BASEBALL from July 23-27 from grades 4 through 8 at the varsity baseball field from 9 a.m. to noon.

VOLLEYBALL from July 30-Aug. 3 for grades 6-12 at the high school gym from 9 a.m. to noon.

The camps are free to children in the Albion school district.

Parents are urged to attend the registration during the first week of the Parks Program to meet the supervisors and to fill out important paperwork. No fees will be charged.