Wellington Offers the Cure for Summer Boredom
School is almost out for summer, but before you pack your bags for vacation, it’s time to take a look at the fun and reasonably-priced programming offered in the Village of Wellington.
Wellington Community Center (12150 Forest Hill Boulevard) – Enjoy a variety of special interest camps and classes for all ages including the TumbleKid Camp, Cheerleading/Gymnastics/Hip Hop Camp, Theatre Performance Camp, KinderSports classes and TumbleTot classes for children. Adult and senior programming includes Kangoo, Pilates, Yoga, financial lunch and learn seminars, Brunch-N-Bingo, and much more.
Village Park (11700 Pierson Road) – Children ages 5 to 15 will have a summer to remember at Wellington’s Summer Camp which includes sporting and entertainment, animal exhibits, swimming and much more. Camp hours are 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and the cost is $160 per week for residents and $185 per week for non-residents. Summer Sports Academies are also available for baseball, basketball, cheerleading, fishing, soccer, softball, volleyball and wrestling.
Wellington Aquatics Complex (12150 Forest Hill Boulevard) – Dive into summer fun at this Olympic-sized pool with diving boards, water slides, an aquatic spray ground and kiddie water play area. Hours are 9:00 am to 7:00 pm Mondays through Saturdays, 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm Sundays and 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm on holidays through September 2nd. The Complex hosts swimming lessons, adaptive aquatics, diving lessons, lifeguarding and junior lifeguarding classes and water aerobics.
Wellington Amphitheater (12100 Forest Hill Boulevard) – Entertainment lives at the Amphitheater, which hosts free movies most Friday nights throughout the summer as well as a summer tribute concert series. Wellington is also accepting entries for the Wellington Talent Search, where Palm Beach County’s best amateur entertainers will compete for cash prizes. For details, visit http://wellingtonfl.gov/community/parks-and-recreation/special-events.html.
For more information about summer programs, visit www.wellingtonfl.gov, click the Parks & Recreation icon and select Flyers and Guides (http://www.wellingtonfl.gov/community/parks-and-recreation/program-guide-and-flyers.html).
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.