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Boston Sports Centers offer free summer fun for Ages 7-14

June 8, 2017

Parks and Recreation

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Parks and Recreation

The Sports Centers are free to Boston residents, and open to boys and girls ages 7-14.

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department announces the return of free youth Sports Centers at White Stadium in Franklin Park, Moakley Park in South Boston, and East Boston Stadium featuring professional instruction in a number of popular sports July 10 - August 18. The Sports Centers are offered free of charge to Boston residents and open to boys and girls ages 7-14. The program offers progressive skill development to city youngsters in July and August.  

The East Boston Summer Recreation and Sports Center at East Boston Memorial Park is a full day drop-in program for Boston residents ages 7-14. Children may participate in a number of supervised activities including sports, games, and arts and crafts. The program runs July 10-August 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Pre-registration is recommended and space is limited. For more information, please call (617) 961-3085 or email Cheryl Brown.

The Moakley Park Sports Center in South Boston is a full day drop-in program for Boston residents ages 7-14. The program runs July 10-August 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Children can participate in many traditional and non-traditional recreation activities. Parents may register their children for one day, a week, or the entire summer. For more information, please call (617) 961-3093 or email Barbara Hamilton.

The White Stadium Sports Center in Franklin Park will feature several sports July 11-August 18, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., with youngsters choosing a favorite to participate in each week. The sports offered throughout the program include volleyball, lacrosse, tennis, basketball, Double Dutch, track and field, football, soccer, and baseball/softball. 

The White Stadium Sports Center also hosts Monday workshops July 17-August 14 offering boys and girls the opportunity to participate in a five-week reading, writing, and math enrichment program. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. For more information on all White Stadium Sports Center programs, please call 617-961-3092 or email Larelle Bryson.

Highly skilled clinicians will teach all Sports Center sessions. Please note that lunch is provided at all locations but participants must provide their own transportation and pre-registration is required for both groups and individuals. Get more information or register online.

 

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