Youth and Family Programs
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Date: June 8
Whitehall Senior Center: 4924 Etna Rd.
Community Backyards is an educational class that offers one $50 reimbursement to eligible Franklin County residents on one of the following: Rain Barrel, Compost Bin, Native Plants or Trees.
Whitehall and other Franklin County residents who attend this class, where conservationists will teach improving water quality with rain barrels and rain gardens, why native plants are so important, how composting improves soil conditions, and proper lawncare techniques will receive a voucher with listed eligible rebate items for their community.
For more information on participating communities and eligible rebate items, please contact Kristin Hilson at (614) 486-9613 or visit our website Community Backyards.
*Please register in advance Here so eligibility can be verified and vouchers can be created beforehand. Those who attend but do not pre-register will not have a voucher the day of but can request to have one emailed to them once eligibility has been verified.
NOTE: Classes are open and FREE for anyone to attend. Vouchers and rebates available are based on your home tax district. Not all participants will qualify for reimbursement on all items.
Summer Sports Clinics
Join the Parks department every month from May - July as we focus on a different sport every month. For Questions and Sign-up information please call (614)-863-0121 or email email@example.com
Disc Golf Clinic: Wednesdays in May
Some of the best disc golf instructors on the East-side have volunteered once again to help teach the wonderful and active sport of Disc Golf to the Whitehall Community. This is a great opportunity to come out and learn the sport while seeing all of the new and exciting things Whitehall Community Park has to offer. Classes begin at 6 pm and will end around 7:30 pm. Meet at the south end of the Whitehall Community Park parking lot.
Basketball Clinic: Starting the Second Monday in June
Championship winning coach Lorrie Poindexter will be taking the lead for this exciting opportunity to help coach and develop the basketball skills of the youth in our community. Targeting children from ages 7-12 you will learn different drills and techniques to improve their basketball game. Classes will begin at 6:30 pm and end around 8 pm. Meeting at the basketball courts in John Bishop Park.
Archery Clinic: Starting the Third Tuesday in July
Go from beginner to Hawkeye in this three-week intensive archery program. Taught by a USA Archery certified instructor youth will begin learning the basics of what a bow and arrow is to ending with the ability to consistently hit the target. Archery classes will be offered throughout the summer leading up the the beginning of this clinic. Class begin at 6 pm and will end around 7:30 pm. Meet at the lower level of Whitehall Community Park near the Shelter house.
Soccer Clinic: Starting the Second Wednesday in August
With so many people requesting to have soccer in the parks again, Parks and Recreation has partnered with Whitehall United Methodist Church to offer this clinic for everyone! This is designed for anybody with an interest in the sport of soccer, whether a seasoned player or someone brand new to the soccer pitch there is something for everyone. Classes begin at 5pm and will end around 6:30pm. Meet at Whitehall Community Park near the shelter house at the lower level.
YMCA Partner Programs
Check out amazing after-school programs offered in partnership through the YMCA, Whitehall City Schools and Parks and Recreation.
Spaces are limited in all programs.
Questions? Call Joanna Heck at (614) 999-5859 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
After school for kindergarten through 5th grade students at C. Ray Williams Early Childhood Center from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. daily. Homework help is provided for 20-30 minutes. Ongoing enrollment; spring 2017 rate: $45/week.
After-School Enrichment Program
2nd grade through middle school students at multiple schools from 3:00 - 5:30 p.m. daily. Homework help, tutoring and food provided for participants. Sign up prior to November, annually.
After-School Middle School and High School Study Tables and Meals
Offered for the first hour after school. High school students can also stay for an additional hour on select days.