Summer fun still to be had at the Westlake Rec

Another happy camper at last year's Family Camp Out.

Friday, July 19 (4 p.m.) Family Campout – Enjoy a night of camping under the stars on the rec center grounds on Friday, July 19, starting at 4 p.m. The night includes hamburgers and hot dogs, crafts, a magician, swimming and camp fire songs. S'more building and eating will also take place. A continental breakfast will be served in the morning. Bring a side dish or dessert (serves 8) to share. Max of 50 tents.

Sunday Summer Concert Series

All concerts will be held on Sundays from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Recreation Center picnic pavilion. Bring your own lawn chair or blankets and enjoy a variety of music on these evenings.

Date                                      Band Name                            Type of Music

Sunday, July 7                       Funkology                               Variety

Sunday, July 14                     Hey Mavis                               Bluegrass

Sunday, July 21                     Twist                                      Soul

Sunday, July 28                     The Diamond Project               A Tribute to Neil

Shawn Hood’s Basketball Skills & Drills Camp (Ages 6-15)

Join Westlake HS varsity coach Shawn Hood as he works with players to improve shooting, passing and overall skills at this great summer camp for both boys and girls. Max of 100 per session. Cost: $140/member; $150 non-member. *Please note change to originally scheduled dates:

  • New dates: July 17-July 21
  • 9 a.m.-noon, boys and girls ages 6-10
  • 12:30-3:30 p.m., boys and girls ages 11-15

Soccer Camp with Mike Besu (Ages 5-14)

Camp is designed for kids who want to work on their soccer skills during the summer. WHS coach Mike Besu, along with high school players, will instruct players on various drills and techniques. Campers should bring a water bottle with them. It is suggested campers should bring spikes and shin guards with them. Camp runs July 29 to August 2. Cost: $90/resident; $110/non-resident.

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 5, Issue 14, Posted 9:47 AM, 07.09.2013