Kids’ summer activities

  • By Kelly Sullivan
  • Friday, May 6, 2016 10:24am
  • News

Coed high school basketball open gym is for teens in ninth through 12th grade and goes from 5-7 p.m., Tuesdays at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center gymnasium. It costs $1 per participant and no pre-registration required. For more information call 776-8800 or visit northpenrec.com.

The Skateboard Park is for skateboards only, offering a variety of ramps for participants to practice and showcase their skills from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. everyday in May through October at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center Skate Park. No bikes are allowed in the park. Registration is 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with community center staff and costs $10 for the summer or $1 daily per participant. For more information call 776-8800 or visit northpenrec.com.

The Youth Football program is a coed league for boys and girls in fourth through eighth grade. Games are held Monday and Thursday evenings during August and September. Located at the Nikiski Pool Fields. The recreational program teaches fundamental football and team sport skills. The registration deadline is Aug. 5 and costs $30 per participant. For more information call 776-8800 or visit northpenrec.com.

Adults 18-years-old or older can join friends for a fun, social activity that will have everyone running and High School Basketball Open Gym

Coed high school basketball open gym is for teens in ninth through 12th grade and goes from 5-7 p.m., Tuesdays at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center gymnasium. It costs $1 per participant and no pre-registration required. For more information call 776-8800 or visit northpenrec.com.

The Skateboard Park is for skateboards only, offering a variety of ramps for participants to practice and showcase their skills from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. everyday in May through October at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center Skate Park. No bikes are allowed in the park. Registration is 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with community center staff and costs $10 for the summer or $1 daily per participant. For more information call 776-8800 or visit northpenrec.com.

The Youth Football program is a coed league for boys and girls in fourth through eighth grade. Games are held Monday and Thursday evenings during August and September. Located at the Nikiski Pool Fields. The recreational program teaches fundamental football and team sport skills. The registration deadline is Aug. 5 and costs $30 per participant. For more information call 776-8800 or visit northpenrec.com.

Adults 18-years-old or older can join friends for a fun, social activity that will have everyone running and laughing regardless of ability Wednesday nights Aug. 17 through Sept. 28, at the North Peninsula Recreation Service Area fields.

The cost is $20 per person and the team registration deadline is Aug. 5.

Rangers offer a variety of interpretive nature programs for visitors of all ages from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day.  From hands-on Family Explorer nature walks to Sunday Fitness Hikes, there is something for everyone at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Soldotna! Celebrating the Refuge’s 75th Anniversary all year long, visitors can participate in the “75 Things at the Refuge” checklist activity throughout 2016, earning family prizes while having fun!  For more information and detailed schedules, visit kenai.fws.gov or call the Refuge Visitor Center at 907-260-2820.

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