Programs & Special Events

CAMP WASHINGTON:
Ages:  6 – 12
Dates:  Monday – Friday; June 3 – July 26.  There will be no camp Thursday, July 4.
Location:  Main Park Pavilion
Fee:  See table(s) below.  A non-refundable $10 registration fee per camp will hold your child’s spot.

*Registration must be made in person at the Parks Office during the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.  The last day to sign up for any of the camps is Friday, April 26.

*All registrations are on a first come, first served basis.  Camp fee must be turned into the Parks and Recreation Department by Friday, May 10.  New campers must bring a copy of their birth certificate.

•Registration for Returning Campers:  Tuesday, March 4 – Friday, March 15
•Registration for Residents:  Wednesday, March 20 – Friday, March 29
•Registration for Non-Residents (General):  Tuesday, April 2

Early Bird Camp

TIMES        RESIDENT FEEGENERAL FEE
6:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.$108.00 per child $160.00 per child

Camp Washington

TIMES        RESIDENT FEEGENERAL FEE
9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.$345.00 per child $530.00 per child

Afternoon Kids Camp

TIMES       RESIDENT FEEGENERAL FEE
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.$129.00 per child $191.00 per child

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THINKING OUTSIDE THE HAT MAGIC CAMP:
Ages:  6 – 12
Dates:  Monday – Friday; June 17 – June 21
Time:  9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location:  Lower Level Amphitheater
*Must pre-register by Thursday, June 13

Demo how Houdini walks through a brick wall!  Vanish a raft in the middle of the Bermuda Triangle!  Use your magic to help David defeat Golliath!  Want to learn magic, develop presentation skills and confidence before an audience?  Then this camp is for you!  Amaze family and friends with new, quick-to-learn tricks you bring home daily.  Plus, learn new skills in balloon twisting, comedy routines and magic puzzles.  You’ll create your own stories to enhance your tricks and put on a family show the last day!

RESIDENT FEEGENERAL FEE
$100.00$125.00

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION:
•Resident = lives inside the City limits of Washington.  To receive the resident discount, you must show proof of residency (e.g. Water Bill)
•General = lives outside the City limits of Washington
•Refunds will be made up to two (2) weeks prior to the beginning of the program.  Once the program begins, partial refunds may be granted on an individual basis at the discretion of the Parks and Recreation Department.  Refunds will be given for all programs cancelled by the Parks and Recreation Department.
•Cancellations will be placed on the Parks and Recreation Department Facebook page.
•AMERICANS DISABILITIES ACT:  The Parks and Recreation Department is addressing the regulations contained in the American Disabilities Act.  Although the compliance plan has been endorsed, any comments or suggestions which would assist to accommodate persons with disabilities in our program and/or activities are always welcome.  If you or someone you know needs special accommodations to participate in any program or event, please notify our office 48 hours prior to the scheduled program or event.

SPRING COED SOFTBALL LEAGUE:
Date:  Wednesdays, beginning April 24
Time:  Games begin at 6:30 p.m.
Fee:  $255 per team

Captains Meeting:  Monday, April 15
Time:  6 p.m.
Location:  Lower Level Amphitheater

•This is a recreational league
•Participants must be 18 years or older
•League will consist of 10 games
•Registration and full payment must be made by Friday, April 5

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION:
•Refunds will be made up to two (2) weeks prior to the beginning of the program.  Once the program begins, partial refunds may be granted on an individual basis at the discretion of the Parks and Recreation Department.  Refunds will be given for all programs cancelled by the Parks and Recreation Department.
•Cancellations will be placed on the Parks and Recreation Department Facebook page.
•AMERICANS DISABILITIES ACT:  The Parks and Recreation Department is addressing the regulations contained in the American Disabilities Act.  Although the compliance plan has been endorsed, any comments or suggestions which would assist to accommodate persons with disabilities in our program and/or activities are always welcome.  If you or someone you know needs special accommodations to participate in any program or event, please notify our office 48 hours prior to the scheduled program or event.

Coed Recreational Softball League Rules
Coed Softball League Team Roster
Coed Softball Hold Harmless Agreement

EASTER EGG HUNT:
Ages:  1 – 10
Date:  Saturday, April 13
Time:  9 a.m. Sharp
Fee:  FREE
Location:  Fairgrounds – Midway Soccer Field
Easter Egg Hunt

ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION:
Date:  Saturday, April 27
Time:  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location:  Miller-Post Nature Reserve
Arbor Day Celebration

MUSIC AT THE MARKET:
Time:  5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Fee:  FREE
Location:  Farmers’ Market
Food and beverage will be available for purchase

•Thursday, May 9:  Texas Giants
•Thursday, June 13:  Rocking Lazy R Band
•Thursday, July 11:  Backroads
•Thursday, September 12:  Garden Party
•Thursday, October 10:  Tall Poppies

CONCERT IN THE PARK:
Date:  Friday, June 14
Time:  7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Fee:  FREE
Location:  Rennick Riverfront Pavilion
Music provided by the Washington Brass Band

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION:
•Cancellations will be placed on the Parks and Recreation Department Facebook page.
•AMERICANS DISABILITIES ACT:  The Parks and Recreation Department is addressing the regulations contained in the American Disabilities Act.  Although the compliance plan has been endorsed, any comments or suggestions which would assist to accommodate persons with disabilities in our program and/or activities are always welcome.  If you or someone you know needs special accommodations to participate in any program or event, please notify our office 48 hours prior to the scheduled program or event.

The Parks and Recreation Department offers a free open gym period for walking in the City Auditorium at 211 High Street.  The gym is closed on City holidays and other special dates.  These dates are posted in the Auditorium.

Walking times:  Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
*The last day for walking is Thursday, March 29.

AMERICANS DISABILITIES ACT:  The Parks and Recreation Department is addressing the regulations contained in the American Disabilities Act.  Although the compliance plan has been endorsed, any comments or suggestions which would assist to accommodate persons with disabilities in our program and/or activities are always welcome.  If you or someone you know needs special accommodations to participate in any program or event, please notify our office 48 hours prior to the scheduled program or event.

The Washington Senior Center is located in the lower level of the Elks Club at 1459 West Fifth Street.

It offers a variety of activities including:
•Tai-Chi Classes* – Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
•Arthritis Exercise Classes* – Tuesdays at 9 a.m. and Thursdays at 1 p.m.
•Yoga Classes- Fridays at 10 a.m.
•Computer Classes – Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.
•Live Band and Dance – First and third Wednesdays of each month
•Computers and WiFi available during hours of operation
• Meals on Wheels program for home bound seniors as well as lunch meals between 11:45-12:30 Monday through Friday at the Center
*Denotes the class is certified by the Arthritis Foundation

For more information:
(636) 239-3374
washington@mid-eastaaa.org