Pickerington Times-Sun

Parks and recreation

Programs offered by the Pickerington Parks and Recreation Department, 100 Lockville Road, are listed. For more information call 614-833-2211.


Season Passes and Punch Passes for admission to the Pickerington Community Pool are still available for purchase.

Pool pass registration forms can be found online at www.pickerington.net, at the Parks and Recreation Department, 100 Lockville Road or at the pool, 11330 Stonecreek Drive S.

New Season Pass holders will receive a photo ID the first day they visit the pool. 2012 Season Pass holders can reactivate previous photo IDs.

The pool will be hosting special events during the remainder of the season including:

* Adult Night -- Friday, July 19, 8 to 10p.m. (18 years and older)

* Family Luau Night -- Friday, Aug. 16, 6 to 9 p.m.

* Dog Splash -- Monday, Sept. 2, noon to 5pm

Check online for more information at www.pickerington.net.

 

Programs

We have some fun and exciting camps, classes and programs starting in the next few weeks including: preschool in the park, soccer camps, art classes, drama camps, golf lessons and more.

A complete listing of classes and programs can be found online at www.pickerington.net.

Registration is available online, in person, by mail, drop box at city hall or by fax.

The Parks and Recreation Department accepts cash, checks made payable to: City of Pickerington and Visa and MasterCard.

 

Friday Night Flicks

This Friday, July 19 the Friday Night Flicks presented by Fairfield Federal continues with a showing of Brave.

The film follows the heroic journey of Merida, a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor.

Merida's actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to a witch for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish.

The ensuing peril forces Merida to harness all of her skills and resources -- including her clever and mischievous triplet brothers -- to undo a beastly curse before it's too late, discovering the meaning of true bravery.

Madagascar 3 was originally scheduled, but the films were rescheduled.

 

Concert series

The 2013 Summer Concert Series continues this Sunday, July 21, in the Sycamore Park Amphitheater.

Simba Jordan will take the stage at 7 p.m.

Jordan is a highly charismatic and gifted vocalist inspired by Motown, breakthrough R&B crossover artists like Prince, and early hip-hop stars like LL Cool J. But the music he loves the most is the music he brings to the stage: country and southern rock.

Jordan's unique style, drive and passion led him to succeed in Nashville and today he entertains audiences throughout the Midwest.

 

Facility rentals

The shelters in Sycamore Park and Victory Park are available to be rented for parties, picnics and any other event you might host this summer.

Rental forms are available online, and at the Parks and Recreation Department, 100 Lockville Road.

Reservations can be completed by submitting a facility rental form with full payment.

Call the Parks and Recreation Department at 614-833-2211 for more information about renting a shelter.

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