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

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

The Pickerington Community Pool will be accepting punch passes starting Monday, July 1. Season passes are available as well. Registration forms can be found online at, 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 past photo ID.

Swim lesson registration is still open for the second session, July 8-19. Limited spaces are available so be sure to register before they all fill up.

The only requirements children must meet for swim lessons is they must be 3 years old and potty trained. The level they are in is detemined by their skills and abilities.

More information can be found online at, or call the Parks and Recreation Department at 614-833-2211.

This year we are adding new special events throughout the season.

Mark your calendars for:

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

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

* Dog Splash - Sept. 2, noon to 5 p.m.

Check us out online for more information at

Spring/summer programs

If you are looking for fun camps for your kids, then check out the Parks and Recreation Department's Spring/Summer Program Guide.

We have a number of programs starting soon including Soccer, music and art camps. A complete listing of classes and programs can be found online at

Registration is available online, in person, by mail, drop box at City Hall or by fax. The department accepts cash, checks made payable to the city of Pickerington and credit card (Visa and MasterCard only).

Friday Night Flicks

This Friday, June 28 the Friday Night Flicks presented by Fairfield Federal continues with a showing of Space Jam.

The entire Looney Tunes gang joins basketball superstar Michael Jordan for this magically entertaining live-action/animated feature about a winners-take-all basketball game with a ruthless group of unsavory outer space creatures.

Summer concerts

The 2013 Summer Concert Series continues this Sunday, June 30, in the Sycamore Park Amphitheater.

The Dan Orr Project will take the stage at 7 p.m.

The Dan Orr Project musicians aren't just fun, they're funny. Their show features dozens of classic rock covers of songs by artists such as The Beatles, Tom Petty and Steve Miller, but also includes what they are best known for -- hilarious rewrites of rock favorites.

July 4th celebration

The July 4th Celebration is scheduled to take place Thursday, July 4.

The parade begins at 6 p.m. The parade route is: East on Opportunity Way, North on Lockville Road, West on Columbus Street, South on Hill Road and stopping at Ridgeview Junior High School.

Streets affected will be closed from 5:30 p.m. until the end of the parade. The rest of the festivities take place at Victory Park and include:

* 7:30 p.m. -- Opening ceremonies.

* 8 p.m. -- Main Stage band, Reaganomics.

* 10 p.m. -- Fireworks, Co-Sponsored by the City of Pickerington and Violet Township.

* 10:30 pm -- Main Stage band - Reaganomics.

* 11 p.m. -- Park closes.