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Posted on: June 15, 2016

[ARCHIVED] City offers free summertime fun for the kids

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Youth summer programs have begun in San Gabriel, providing tons of free and low-cost summer fun for local kids.

The San Gabriel Community Services Department offers free drop-in programs at Smith Park, Roosevelt Elementary School, Washington Elementary School and Vincent Lugo Park. Participants can play games, make crafts and take part in a number of day trips and special events (there is a cost for day trips).

In addition, middle school youths can attend the free Bulldog Sports Camp at Jefferson Middle School. This camp gives attendees a chance to practice fundamental basketball and volleyball skills, as well as enjoy other fun and exciting sports activities.

The dates and times for summer program sites are as follows:

Smith Park: June 6 through August 5, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Washington School: June 6 through July 1, Monday-Friday from 12 – 5:30 p.m.

Roosevelt School: June 13 through July 1, Monday-Friday from 12 – 5:30 p.m., and July 5 through August 5, Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Vincent Lugo Park: June 13 through August 5, Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Jefferson Middle School Sports Camp: June 6 through July 8, Monday-Friday from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Kids ages 18 and under can get free lunch, through a program sponsored by San Gabriel Unified School District, weekdays between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Smith Park, Roosevelt Elementary and Vincent Lugo Park.

For more information about summer programs, contact Recreation Supervisor James Lara at 626.308.2875 or

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