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Albion opens park season with sports camps scheduled for summer

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 20 June 2013 at 12:00 am

Editor’s Note: An article about the local parks on June 16 had some incorrect dates for summer camps. The correct dates are below.

ALBION – Four village parks will have supervisors and activities for children opened on 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 that run from Mondays through Fridays:

TENNIS from June 24-28 for grades 5-12 at the school tennis courts from 9 to 11 a.m. and again the following week with July 4 an off day.

WRESTLING from July 8-12 for grades 6-12 at the high school gym from 9 to 11 a.m.

BASEBALL from July 22-26 from grades 4 through 8 at the varsity baseball field from 9 a.m. to noon.

VOLLEYBALL from July 22-July 26 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.