Summer Rec. Program Registration for Grades K-5 Begins Monday, April 5

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ As of 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 5, online and in-person registration will begin for Bernards Township’s popular summer recreation program for grades K-5. There will be three program locations this year, at Southard Park, Pleasant Valley Park and Dunham Park.

The program is scheduled to be held daily from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for six weeks, from Monday through Friday, from June 21 through 

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Mountain Rec survey lays groundwork for potential big ask

The Eagle Pool is one of the most popular spots in town every summer, but the facility is now 18 years old and in need of large-scale improvements. That is one of the projects Mountain Recreation Metropolitan District is contemplating, and local residents will have a chance to weigh in on that plan in a survey effort that is launching this week.
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Idaho’s new Parks and Rec online registration system explained | Local News

You may have noticed recently that Idaho Parks and Recreation has a new online registration system. You may have also noticed that it is somewhat confusing. The News-Examiner has spoken with Andy Stokes, Park Ranger for Bear Lake State Parks, regarding this situation and he has clarified some logistics of the site.

To begin with, he wants everyone to know that the online registration system is a work in progress

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After Nearly a Year, UCSB Rec Cen Set To Reopen on April 12

The UC Santa Barbara Recreation Center is reopening in a limited capacity on April 12, the university announced in an email to students on March 23. 

The recreation center — known as the Rec Cen — closed in March 2020 after the university transitioned to online learning in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Due to the decrease in cases and the lift of the regional stay at home order,” the

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Idaho’s new Parks and Rec online registration system | News-Examiner

You may have noticed recently that Idaho Parks and Recreation has a new online registration system. You may have also noticed that it is somewhat confusing. The News-Examiner has spoken with Andy Stokes, Park Ranger for Bear Lake State Parks, regarding this situation and he has clarified some logistics of the site.

To begin with, he wants everyone to know that the online registration system is a work in progress

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Clearing the air: Rec center increases user safety with specialized fan installation | Local News Stories

Although COVID-19 restrictions are relaxing as vaccination rates increase, the Montrose Recreation District has not relaxed its vigilance in methods to increase safety. At the Montrose Community Recreation Center, the district recently installed large-scale, industrial ionizing fans.

“They basically put out electrically charged ions that attack different pathogens, include viruses and bacteria,” said John Wagner, fitness leader for Montrose Recreation District. “They pretty much neutralize those pathogens, making your breathing

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Parks and Rec activities guide for spring and summer available online | News

The semi-annual Yuma Parks and Recreation activities guide, covering events through the spring and summer, is now available online. Program registration for city residents begins March 22, followed by registration for all starting March 29.

As with the guide issued last autumn, this season’s guide will remain available exclusively in digital format to allow for updates and changes as needed. Access it at https://tinyurl.com/4afxwk69 or through the Parks and Recreation

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Locals call for city rec. changes | News

PLATTSBURGH — From walking trails to dog parks to ice rinks to programs, Plattsburgh City dwellers are craving recreation.

Officials canvassed residents from each city ward early this month, harvesting feedback as they map out a comprehensive master plan.

The six districts were divided into five virtual workshops, one shared by Wards 3 and 4, and were asked citywide questions, as well as those specific to their neck of the

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Harford County to reopen parks and rec facilities, offices to the public on March 1

Feb. 25—Harford County indoor parks and recreation facilities and government buildings will reopen to the public on March 1, the county government announced Thursday.

The county will continue offering distanced services like its drop boxes and online tools after facilities reopen Monday, spokesperson Cindy Mumby said. While walk-ins are accepted, she encouraged anyone who plans to visit county offices in-person to schedule an appointment to give adequate space to others

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Recreation Assistant (Community Rec) job with USAJobs

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Summary

Performs a variety of duties in support of the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Community Recreation program on Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, VA, that may include special events, recreation information/resources, command events, visiting ships or fleet support, community events, trips, tours, outings, party and picnic rental equipment, resale tickets, recreational green space management, bowling, Library, Liberty, grab-n-go, movies, and outdoor recreation.
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Vaccinating smokers put too many people on line with seniors; Active rec in Liberty State Park mustn’t harm restoration; Topsy-turvy world in Jersey City politics | Letters

State must rethink vax plan

I have read with great interest the opinion piece in The Jersey Journal (“Vaccine rollout a massive failure for seniors”; Jan. 29) and agree with everything written in the article. It was spot on, as were the letters by senior citizens relating the problems in securing an appointment for the vaccine, as I speak from experience. 

At the beginning, it was understood the seniors would

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Sanneh offers distance learning, food at Conway Rec Center

The Sanneh Foundation no longer runs drills across the Conway Recreation Center’s gymnasium floor, though it may not be long before the soccer balls return to the East Side community hub.

Instead, with most public schools closed for distance learning, the foundation embraced a two-fold mission, converting the St. Paul rec center into both a food-distribution hub and remote learning center that relies on WiFi donated by Comcast.

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Even during pandemic, rec centers can be more accessible | Editorials

Patrons of the Genoveva Chavez Community Center and other city recreational facilities have questions about operations that deserve answers.

They believe too few people are being allowed in the one open facility — the Chavez Center — and that Fort Marcy Recreation Complex and Salvador Perez Recreation Center could and should be reopened for swimming. They are upset the ice rink at the Chavez Center remains shut down. They claim

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Rec Assistant (Community Rec) job with USAJobs

Duties

Summary

Performs a variety of duties in support of the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Community Recreation program on Cheatham Annex that may include special events, recreation information/resources, command events, visiting ships or fleet support, community events, trips, tours, outings, party and picnic rental equipment, resale tickets, recreational green space management, bowling, Library, Liberty, grab-n-go, movies, and outdoor recreation.
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South Plainfield Rec to Welcome Youth Safely Back onto the Courts and Mats

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Last week, Gov. Phil Murphy gave the green light for indoor sports to resume in the Garden State, effective Jan. 2, and, on a local level, the South Plainfield Department of Recreation is gearing up for a winter season that includes the return of both youth basketball and wrestling.

“We are excited to be able to get kids back into the gym and playing sports and,

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New Piedmont Rec Department classes start Nov. 30

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A new session of Piedmont Recreation Department in-person and virtual classes is starting Nov. 30.

Registration is open to sign up. The department has switched the sign-up program to CommunityPass from ActiveNet, and the department is in the process of moving credits from ActiveNet to the new platform. Dance, arts, sports and fitness classes will be offered with in-person and virtual classes for all ages. All COVID-19 safety mandates

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Campus Rec stops requiring online workout appointments


After statewide measures increased gym capacities to 50 percent, the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center has lifted the requirement to book a time slot online. | File photo

Beginning Oct. 5, students no longer have to make an appointment online to work out at the UH Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. 

Since the reopening on Aug. 10, the Recreation Center was allowed 25 percent

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Shawnee County Parks & Rec wants residents to vote on Family Park design

POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, Kan. (KSNT) — The Flint Hills in northeast Kansas are known for their abundant grazing land, but this year, the grassy fields are missing their typical dew.

“This has been unusually dry for a long period of time,” said Glenn Brunkow, a seasoned Pottawatomie county farmer.

Brunkow said farmers in eastern Kansas can usually rely on rain during the fall season, but this is the first time he’s

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