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Summer day camp starts this Monday

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POSTED June 7, 2009 1:56 a.m.
Manteca Recreation’s popular summer day camp starts Monday.

The series of nine one-week camps are the summer answer to after school programs. They allow parents who need a full-day of child care for kids from 5 to 12 years or for someone who is looking for six hours or less. There is even a single day charge for those who need to drop off their kids occasionally.

The first and ninth weeks – June 8-12 and Aug. 3-7 – take place at Woodward School. The other sessions are all at Lincoln School.

The full day program runs from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. A partial day is defined as six hours or less.

The full day per week charge is $135, the partial day is $85 per week or session while the daily drop-in fee is $40. There is a $10 discount on weekly rates for additional children in the same family.

There is an annual application and $15 annual membership fee required prior to children attending.

Children will be grouped by grades and ability. There are various field trips included.

A snack will be provided in the morning and afternoon. Children need to bring their own sack lunch each day.

Manteca adds oolates, scuba camp, lap swim
Want a workout without working up a sweat?

Manteca Parks and Recreation may have the answer for you.

As part of its upgraded summer recreation offerings for adults and youth, the city is offering poolates for both men and women this summer.

Classes are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting June 8 and running through Aug. 7 from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Lincoln Park Pool on Powers Avenue.

The cost is $5 per day. There needs to be five participants to run the classes.

Recreation supervisor John Boore said the poolates class is in response to requests to offer more options.

Participants will learn a range of motion, strengthening, stretching and endurance exercise. The pool is heated. Participants must bring a noodle to participant.

Extreme scuba camp added
Manteca Recreation is also adding an extreme scuba camp for ages 10 through 17.

It takes place at the Manteca High swimming pool. All equipment during the camp is provided by Aquatic Discount Scuba while all instructors are Professional Association Divers. It will cover equipment, safety and the “joy” of scuba and skin diving.

The class is July 14 through 17 on a Tuesday through Friday schedule from 9 a.m. until noon. The cost of the class is $150 for Manteca residents and $160 for non-residents.

If it is anything like the scuba diving intro class it will fill up weeks in advance of the first day.

Three one day session for those 8 and older to introduce them to scuba diving will take place on Saturdays  July 25, and Aug. 8 for $10 per Manteca resident or $20 for non-residents.

Professionals from Aquatic Discount Scuba will provide the two-hour clinic each day from 9 to 11 a.m. to discover the sensation of breathing under water. Participants need a swimsuit, towel and sunscreen.

Lap swimming
Manteca Rec has also added lap swimming at the Lincoln Park Pool on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 6 from 6 to 7:30 a.m.

The fee is $2 per day for an early morning workout.

At least five swimmers are needed to offer the class.

Swim lessons include private lessons & Saturday sessions
Manteca Parks and Recreation is getting ready to offer its standard week-day group sessions plus add Saturday lessons as well as private lessons.

The one-on-one classes are ideal for people who have children who need more work on specific moves as well as for adults, and special needs kids.

Private swim lessons will take place at the Lincoln Park or Manteca High pool. All lessons are based on instructor and pool availability. The fee is $20 per resident per lesson and last 40 minutes each. Request the date you would like a week prior and If Manteca Rec is unable to fulfill the request you will be notified.

Manteca offers eight skill level and age classes.

There are two Saturday sessions that will run June 6 through June 27 and July 11 through Aug. 11. They are 35 minutes each week and take place at the Lincoln Pool at 9:40 a.m., 10:20 a.m., 11 a.m., 6:30 p.m., and 7:10 p.m. The cost is $20 per session for residents and $30 for non-residents.

The week day lessons are in four remaining sessions: June 22-July 2, July 6-16 and July 20-30 over two weeks Monday through Friday for 35 minutes apiece and Aug. 3-7 in a one week session Monday through Friday for 55 minutes each.

The lessons take place at the Manteca High and Lincoln Park pools are 9 a.m., 9:40 a.m., 10 a.m., 10:20 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:40 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:10 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 5:40 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:10 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.

The cost is $37 per session for Manteca residents and $47 per session for non-residents.

For more information call 239-8470.
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