The borough of Ellwood city will once again oversee the playground program in Ewing Park, which is set to begin on Monday. This is the second consecutive year that the borough will run the program.
Joseph Cioffi, parks and recreation director for the borough, is overseeing the program, and he has help from Christina McCullough, a college graduate, and Nicole Nocera, a college student, who will be the instructors for the program.
The 2012 Summer Playground Program runs from Monday, June 11 through Friday, Aug. 3 at Shelter No. 5 (adjacent to the Kids’ Created Kingdom) on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the exception of June 28 and 29, because of the annual Ellwood City Arts, Crafts and Food Festival, as well July 4.
The playground program is designed for children presently finishing kindergarten through fourth grade. Lunch is provided for free each day at 11:30 a.m.
Activities include daily supervised play activities, organized arts and crafts program, swimming pool activity at the adjacent Veterans Memorial Swimming Pool, one field trip, and an end-of-the-year picnic.
Bus transportation is also provided (see schedule below).
To register, children are asked to attend the playground program during the first week and complete an application form. Parents are asked to make arrangements in case the playground program would close early because of inclement weather.
For additional information, call Cioffi at (724) 758-3448.