Playground program launches in June

HUNTINGBURG — The City of Huntingburg Parks and Recreation Department’s Summer Playground Program is an eight-week program for children ages 5 through 15 that allows participants to meet friends, develop a variety of skills, and learn from new experiences.

The program will take place week days beginning Monday, June 2, and continuing through Friday, July 26. Program hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Fridays at the Huntingburg City Park, 203 S. Cherry St.

The cost is $15 per participant for Huntingburg residents and $20 per participant for non-residents. Additional fees may apply for field trips to Holiday World & Spashin’ Safari, Sky Zone, Skate Palace, Jasper 8 Theater and Teen Outback. Monday and Wednesday afternoons will include swimming at the Huntingburg Municipal Swimming Pool.

Registration will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the East Shelterhouse. Program leaders are Allison Bieker and Mara Lowery.

For more information, contact Director of Community Development Rachel Steckler at 812-683-2211 or    

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