For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Phil Harper-Cotton, Provisional Recreation Administrator , (510) 981-5146

Registration for Fun Camps and Aquatics Programs begins May 6

Berkeley, California (Tuesday, April 11, 2006) - Registration for the City of Berkeley's Fun Camps and Aquatics Programs begins May 6.

Summer Fun Camp Program, registration  begins May 6, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at all of the City's Recreation Centers. Youth, ages 5-12 years old, can participate in arts, crafts, sports, games and field trips. Free lunch is also available at most sites.  Summer Fun Camps will be held between June 19-August 11, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Morning and afternoon extended care is also available. Cost:  $85 per week for Core Program.  Funships are available for low-income participants. Please call 981-6640 for more information.

Aquatics Program, registration begins May 6, 8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. at King Pool, for King Pool only; and May 7, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Willard and West Campus for Willard and West Campus only.  Beginning May 8 you can also register at the Recreation Office, 1947 Center Street for all pools.  Cost for Red Cross Certified Swim Classes: $55.  Other classes are available. Please call 981-5150 for more information.