NAPPANEE — Whether it’s athletics, hands-on creativity or getting in touch with nature, Nappanee Parks and Recreation has a summer program suited to those tastes.
• Tennis lessons run from June 2-Aug. 1 for people ages 6 to 14 at 9, 10 or 11 a.m. in three different skill levels from beginning to advanced. The cost per session is $15 for residents and $20 for non-residents and includes a T-shirt. The tennis lessons will take place at Stauffer Park tennis courts.
• A golf clinic will take place Tuesday through June 27 at McCormick Creek Golf Course at 9 a.m. for youth ages 6 to 8 and at 10:30 a.m. for youth ages 9 to 11. The cost for the golf clinic is $25 for the 6- to 8-year-olds and $30 for the 9- to 11-year-olds. Private lessons are also available through the clubhouse.
For the nature lovers, a naturalist camp will take place at Borkholder Nature Center off C.R. 7 on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. from this Monday through June 30. The naturalist camp encourages children ages 5 to 12 to get outdoors and learn about bugs, plants and wildlife and the interesting and exciting ways to have fun outdoors. The cost is $10 and includes a T-shirt.
Children wanting to explore their creative side can join the craft camp, which will take place Wednesdays at West Park Pavilion June 11-July 30 at 1 p.m. The cost is $5 per class for children ages 5 to 12. This camp is designed to keep kid’s creative and imaginative juices flowing and will feature crafts, games, stories and more fun. Advance registration is recommended to guarantee a spot and enough materials, but walk-ins are welcome while materials and supplies last.
The municipal pool opening has been delayed due to the installation of a new pool liner. Once the pool is open there will be swimming lessons for children ages 3 and older. A Mommy and Me class will also be available for infants and toddlers.