- The City’s ArtSmart and Youth Sports Summer Camps
Camps will be open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., from July 6 to Aug. 21, for youth ages 6 to 13, at the rate of $85 per week for city residents, and $130 per week for kids living outside the city. Additional siblings can purchase memberships at a $20 discount. In addition, members can sign up for a different camp each week.
- Genesee Valley Park Youth Sports Camp at the Genesee Valley Field House
In the city’s Youth Sports Camp, located in Genesee Valley Park, kids will try a different sport each week—no previous experience necessary. Kids will also enjoy field trips, as well as the chance to meet professional athletes.
- ArtSmart Summer Camp at the Lake Riley Lodge in Cobb’s Hill Park
ArtSmart members will explore painting, dance, music, theatre and more at Cobb’s Hill Park, located off the I-490 Culver Road exit. ArtSmart Camp will also provide group games and outdoor activities in an outdoor play area. In addition, members will take field trips to educational Rochester attractions, according to officials. At the end of camp, families will be invited to celebrate with a final creative showcase.
- R-Center Magnet Programs
City R-Centers will offer group activities during the summer such as sports, swimming, arts and crafts, daily reading times, field trips, play time, and a final showcase event for families. Breakfast and lunch will be included. Parents can register kids for summer programs at any R-Center. Programs are free, and will run Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Sports Leagues and Lessons
The city will host two adult baseball leagues, organized by NABA Wood Bat League. The season will begin in late May, and run through early August. For a complete game schedule, or to join, visit www.rochesterbaseball.com. Or, for more information, contact Nick D’Ambrosio at (585) 208-8954, or ndambrosio56@gmail.
- Adult Basketball
Games will be played at 5, 6, 7 or 8 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, July 6 through Aug. 17 at the Thomas P. Ryan R-Center. Participants can register at Thomas P. Ryan R-Center, beginning Monday, June 29. For more information, call George Warren at (585) 428-7721.
- Youth Basketball
Kids ages 13 and under can play games Mondays and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m., July 6 through Aug. 17, at the Edgerton R-Center. Participants can register at the Edgerton R-Center beginning Monday, June 29. For additional information, interested individuals can call Kevin Holman at (585) 428-7521.
- Youth Flower City Soccer League
Flower City Soccer will offer co-ed soccer instruction for kids. Players will learn the rules of the game, practice their skills, and engage in team play in a fun environment which focuses on fairness and character development, according to city officials. Teams will be divided into five age groups: 3-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13 and 14-17. The season will run June 6 through July 24, on Thursdays and/or Fridays, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The league will practice at the Thomas P. Ryan R-Center and School No. 17. Participants can register May 18 until June 6, at a cost of $15 per session for city residents. For more information, interested parties can call 424-0828, or visit wwww.flowercitysoccerleague.com.
For the full list of city recreation events and summer program, visit http://www.cityofrochester.gov/article.aspx?id=8589948789#Summer_Camps