Wilton Manors Island City Park Preserve will be Closed to the Public August 3 - 21 as it Plays Host to Children's Adventure Camp

Jul 22, 2015, 16:30 ET from City of Wilton Manors

WILTON MANORS, Fla., July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilton Manors' Island City Park Preserve, located at 823 NE 28 St., will be the site for summer-time exploration when the City's Adventure Camp, for children ages 4 to 14, kicks off on August 3, 2015. Island City Park Preserve will be closed to the general public during camp hours, from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., until the camp ends on August 21, 2015.

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"The Adventure Camp program is perfect for parents looking for a healthy, happy, creative and stimulating atmosphere for their children in the last few weeks of summer," said Bridgette Pierce, Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department Program and Facility Supervisor.

Adventure Camp will offer children an exciting opportunity to explore one of the city's premier parks, as well as visit local attractions such as the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Boomers, Miami Seaquarium, Zoo Miami, Lion Country Safari, Monkey Jungle, Jungle Island and many more kid-friendly destinations.

"The program is designed to provide a positive and meaningful summer experience for the children," said Pierce. "We involve the children in group and individual activities that will allow them to grow and develop meaningful skills throughout the program."

The cost for the camp, including trips, is $115 per week or $30 daily for Wilton Manors residents and $145 per week or $35 daily for non-residents. Discounts are available for the second or third child registered.

Registration is ongoing until full. A one-time registration fee of $40 is required, but the fee is waived for children who were enrolled in Island City Summer Camp. To register, download the registration forms, available at www.wiltonmanors.com/DocumentCenter/View/1244, and submit them to the Hagen Park Community Center, located at 2020 Wilton Drive.

For more information, visit www.wiltonmanors.com/parks, or call the City's Leisure Services Department at (954) 390-2130 or (954) 390-2115.

Wilton Manors was laid out in 1925 by Edward John "Ned" Willingham, a land developer from Georgia, as an upscale residential community. It was recognized as a Village in 1947 and incorporated as a City in 1953. Today, the City of Wilton Manors offers all the benefits of a big city from shopping, to hip restaurants and bars, a burgeoning arts community and tons of community events, yet still maintains a cozy, community-feeling offering miles of natural waterways perfect for kayaking, paddle boarding and other outdoor activities. Recently named the "Second Gayest City" in the United States, the City of Wilton Manors celebrates a diverse population of approximately 12,000 residents. To learn more about the live, work and play opportunities in Wilton Manors call (954) 390-2100 or visit www.wiltonmanors.com.

CONTACT: Laurie Menekou, (954) 732-0754 (or)

SOURCE City of Wilton Manors