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Barracuda Briefings

Volume 3, Issue 1 powersparkplayground@hotmail.com 626-5423 June 2013

PLEASE NOTE: WE WILL BE CLOSED ON JULY 4TH!
MEET OUR STAFF! OUR MANAGERIAL TEAM OF THREE! Ben Peters will be our Staff and Park Manager. He is the guy to talk to with any questions about the park, program or facilities. Ben is a sophomore at St Mike’s and ran our Sports Program last summer. Alora Chartier will be in charge of our Red Cross Certified Swim Program. She’s the girl to talk to a bout instruction, swim levels, swim techniques and lifeguarding! In her ‘free’ time she enjoys managing the Circle K in Littleton, so stop by and say hi! She’s been with us since 2007. Derek Weisinger will be in charge of our Pool and Grounds Maintenance. He’s the guy to talk to about the pool, the water, the deck, the grounds, bees and wasps! He’s been with us since 2009. Derek is headed to the Marines in the fall. All other questions, concerns, thoughts and ideas please go to Adrienne D’Olimpio.

FIRST PARTY IS JUNE 26th!
Next 3 are July 17 , July 25 and August 14
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Our ‘Kick Off Summer’ party is this Wednesday from 6-8pm. We’ll have a hotdog dinner, bake-sale, games, prizes and a whole lot of fun! $10/family. (All profits from parties go right back to our costs.)

SWIM TEAM STARTS ON TUESDAY!
Join Coaches Lisa Paquette and McKenna Wales for Swim Team Practice each Tuesday and Thursday from 4-5. Team members pay $10 for Swim Team t-shirt, party bake-sales cover the other costs! You do NOT have to be taking lessons to be on the swim team! ALL SWIMMERS ARE WELCOME!

And…Freddie Ohanga Losambe will be directing our awesome ARTS/CRAFTS PROGRAM this year! Freddie comes to us from LSC as an Americorp Volunteer. He and his assistant Bessie McManus will be doing A/C in the pavilion every TUESDAY AND THURSDAY FROM 9-11AM. Please join them to make cool, creative, FREE projects each week!

New DIVING BOARD rules! Please read!
1 Only 18 years and up can jump off backwards! 2 No running up to the board to jump off! 3 Level 3 and up can jump off, Level 1 or 2 must take
test*! If you don’t take lessons, you still take the test. and Just Watching. No one can swim across the deepend anymore, use the designated ladder.
If you need a life-jacket to jump off, you need a guardian on the deck with you while you do it, or you can’t jump.
*Jump off board, swim down to Level 4, tread H20 for 60 sec.

LUNCHES START ON MONDAY!
Lunch program ends on August 9 !
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4 Deep end is now divided in to 2 sections: Jumping off 5

Carol Lee reports that lunches this year will include a sandwich, a milk, a veggie, a fruit and pretzels for everyone! Please note that the lunch program ends a week before our program ends! SPORTS PROGRAM STARTS ON MONDAY!!!! The Sports Program runs M-F from 1-3pm and is open to EVERYONE, even if you don’t do lessons! Kids up to grade 8 are invited, all you do is sign in and bring a water bottle. Each day is a different game: Ultimate Frisbee, Flag Football, Dodgeball, Wiffleball, Soccer, Red Rover, Kickball, Capturethe-Flag and more! Sports instructors are all LI athletes and first-aid certified. Thanks to a generous grant from Rotary we have all new BASKETBALL equipment for the freshly-painted court!!

SKILLS CAMPS STARTS JULY 2ND
CAMPS ARE FREE TO EVERYONE AND GO FROM 1-2PM

TUESDAYS-Basketball Skills with LI Vikings starts July 2nd! THURSDAYS-Soccer Skills with LI Vikings th starts July 9 ! Inserting Linked Text Boxes
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