FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 18, 2021
Recreation Summer Programming to Return in 2021
KINGSTON, NY – Mayor Steven T. Noble and
the City of Kingston Parks and Recreation Department are pleased to announce
that summer programs will be open in 2021.
Registration will open for summer camp,
Junior Naturalists, swim lessons, and USTA/NJTL Tennis Clinics starting on
March 29 at 9:00am. Registration will open for Adult Softball and Adult Co-Ed
Beach Volleyball on April 5 at 9:00am. There will be new health and safety
guidelines in place for all programming, which will be strictly enforced by
Parks and Recreation staff.
“We are so excited to reopen our summer
camps and programming,” said Lynsey Timbrouck, Recreation Director. “Although
we’ve faced some challenges in the past year, our department remains committed
to providing fun and safe activities for the community to enjoy. We want everyone
to be aware that, due to COVID-19, the capacity will be limited at all camp
locations, so we strongly urge you to sign up as soon as registration opens.
Once a location has reached capacity, further registrants will be placed on a
“It is with great excitement that we
reopen our camps and summer programming to the community,” said Mayor Noble.
“As we will be adhering to Covid guidelines, these beloved programs may look a
little different this year, but will still have the same spirit. Not only
attending these programs, but working for Parks and Recreation is a wonderful
experience. We are looking for a diverse pool of applicants, and encourage
anyone who is interested to apply.”
Registration for all Parks and Recreation
summer programs will be available at www.kingstonparksandrec.org or
contact Carole Huppert at 845-481-7330 or [email protected] for more
information. Registrants are encouraged to sign up online. Anyone who requires
in-person registration must first visit City Hall for a mandatory health
screening before visiting the Andy Murphy Neighborhood Center. City Hall is
currently open to the public between 10:00am–2:00pm.
All programs are subject to change based
on Covid-19 guidelines and CDC recommendations.
The Parks and Recreation Department is
also accepting applications for employment for seasonal recreation positions.
Applications are due April 30, 2021 and can be found at https://kingston-ny.gov/content/8401/40902/default.aspx.