SF Rec and Park Kicks Off New School Year with After School Program Registration

SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) will be kicking off the new school year with SF Rec and Park After School Enrichment Program registration starting on Saturday, July 21, 2012.  A special registration booth will be available at the SF Rec and Park Olympics Public Viewing Party for Play Day on the Green kick-off at Civic Center Plaza on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012.

“We are excited to provide healthy and fun recreational activities for our children in our parks during after school hours,” said, Phil Ginsburg, SF Rec and Park General Manager.  “We look forward to helping our kids to get out and play so they can have a good balance between education and recreation.”

Children and their families can register online or in person at 11 different recreation facilities throughout the City.  To find out more about SF Rec and Park After School Enrichment Program, please visit http://sfrecpark.org/find-a-class.aspx .  Scholarships are available for eligible children and families.  The SF Rec and Park Scholarship Program helps to provide San Francisco residents the opportunity to take part in public recreational programs and classes, which foster human development, promote health and wellness and increase cultural unity.

In 2011, SF Rec and Park offered scholarship to more than 2,000 low-income children and their families in San Francisco.  As a result, they received more than $700,000 worth of recreation programming.  For more information about SF Rec and Park’s recreation activities, please visit www.sfrecpark.org .

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