Holiday happenings at the Westlake Recreation Center!

Swim With Santa

Friday, Dec. 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Join us as Santa will make a trip to the Westlake Recreation Center Aquatic Area during the holiday season. Santa will be there to pick up children’s lists and have a little fun before the big night. Cost is $3 for members; $6 for Westlake residents.

Gingerbread House Fantasy (Ages 7-11)

Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2-4 p.m. – Have you ever wanted to build your own gingerbread house? This is the class for you. We will build and decorate our own small gingerbread house just in time for Christmas. All supplies will be provided. Maximum of 10. Cost is $10 for members; $15 for residents; $20 for non-residents.

No School Day Camp (Grades K-6)

The weeks of Dec. 19 and 26 (please call for weekly and/or daily rates) – This camp is designed to keep the kids entertained with games, swimming, art projects and other fun activities in a supervised setting. Children will need to bring a brown bag lunch, a towel and a swimsuit. An afternoon snack will be provided. This program is only for children in grades K-6 and we reserve the right to confirm a child’s school grade. Any questions, please contact Rachel O’Malley at 440-617-4418.

Babysitting Classes (ages 11-14)

Dec. 20 and Jan. 17, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. – This training course gives babysitters the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or adult guardians. This training will help participants develop skills in leadership and professionalism, basic care, safety and first aid. Students must bring a lunch, a pen and a doll to class. Deadline to register is one week prior to the class. Maximum of 12 in each session.

More information regarding all of these programs and more can be found at our website at or by stopping by the Recreation Center at 28955 Hilliard Blvd., calling us at 440-808-5700 or by picking up our new Rec Gazette.

Jim Dispirito

Athletic Coordinator Westlake Recreation Department

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Volume 3, Issue 25, Posted 2:42 PM, 12.13.2011