As noted last week, recreation opportunities are abundant in South Davis. This week, several North Davis cities are featured. All communities, including those not highlighted, offer a recreation program.
Recreation Director Tracy Heun, a Bountiful resident, notes there are many and varied programs offered by one of the largest recreation programs in Davis County.
Offerings include: Cartoon Network Tennis Lessons, with six one-hour lessons; Recreate in the Park, a 10-week program for children ages 5-12, ranging from crafts to games, sports, special events and more, running four days a week or twice a week.
Also offered: Pee Wee Start Smart, ages 3-4, to prepare kids for organized sports, focusing on throwing, catching, kicking, batting, more; Start Smart Soccer, for ages 3-5, teaching soccer basics; Start Smart Golf, ages 5-7, for golf novices; Hershey Track &Field Meet, Tuesday, June 15, ages 9-14.
"Awesome Adventures Field Trips" is for ages 7-13, Fridays, June 11-Aug. 6, including Utah Children's Museum, Ogden Nature Center &Ice Sheet, Clark Planetarium, Classic Skating, Red Butte Gardens/Tracy Aviary, Raging Waters, Hogle Zoo, and Hollywood Connection.
Several programs are offered in conjunction with the Boys &Girls Club, including Leaders in Training, Smart Girls &Wise Guys. NFLFlag and WFL Football also will start later this summer.
A youth resource center is also available for ages 10-14. It includes a computer room with Internet access, reading room, indoor treehouse, recreation area with board games, lending library, pool and ping pong tables, Boys and Girls Club activities, and more.
A complete swimming program is also offered. For more information call 525-2790.
Recreation emphasizes all ages here, including senior citizen programs with monthly luncheons and other activities, such as the Manti Pageant and Laughlin Mesquite trip.
Other events include a Start Smart sports readiness program for 4-year-olds, Rookie League T-Ball readiness, Kids in the Park, dance, swimming, tennis, tumbling, golf lessons, baseball and soccer leagues, adult softball, all-star game, junior blitz soccer, junior Jazz, hunter safety, and contact football.
For more information call 774-2666.
A wide variety of programs are offered, including;cooking classes, hunter safety, mom and tot programs, adult sand volleyball, including a variety of leagues.
Also, USATeam Tennis, for beginner and advanced elementary age children; football, ages 7-15; adult yoga, and more.
For more information call 544-1788 or visit the recreation office at 85 N. 100 E.
The city operates its own basketball, baseball and softball program, with baseball and softball underway now. Program director is Lisa Haws.
For more information call 546-0861.
The county's largest city has an extensive recreation program. It includes "Utah's Year Round Ocean,"Surf 'N'Swim, with many activities. For more information call 336-3939.
Other programs include summer arts and crafts classes for face painting, toll painting, scrapbooking, beaded jewelry, tennis classes, and many more classes and events. A community band has been formed and is looking for more members. For more information call 336-3900.