Athol Summer Playground starts July 1

  • Athol Summer Playground will begin July 1. —Submitted photo

Published: 6/4/2019 2:43:48 PM

ATHOL — Registration for the Athol Recreation Commission’s Summer Playground will be held Tuesday, June 11, and Tuesday, June 18, at the Town Hall from 5 to 7 p.m. A third registration session will be held Wednesday, June 26 at Athol Royalston Middle School, from 9 a.m. to noon. Children must be 6 years old by July 1 to attend.

The playground will be held at ARMS from July 1 through August 2 from 8:30 a.m. to noon, and includes free breakfast and lunch.

Due to budget constraints, the Playground will allow a maximum of 150 children. The cost is $50 for each child registered. Proof of residency will be checked through the school system and the town’s street registry. A $200 fee will be assessed for all out-of-town children.

There will be an additional cost for field trips held each week.

The program will accept cash, or checks payable to: Athol Summer Playground. Registration forms must include the child’s age, name, address and phone number; parents’ names and signature, an emergency phone number to call during playground hours and up-to-date medical information.

For more information, contact the Playground Director Jeff Jobst at 978-602-6488. This is not a school sponsored event.

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