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    Year Round Recreation Centers

    BOVA COMMUNITY CENTER
    CANNON STREET COMMUNITY CENTER
    ED SMITH AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
    MAGNARELLI COMMUNITY CENTER
    NORTHEAST COMMUNITY CENTER
    SEALS COMMUNITY CENTER
    PARKS & RECREATION AT SOUTHWEST

    WESTMORELAND COMMUNITY CENTER
    WILSON COMMUNITY CENTER
     
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    Summer Sites Only

    FRAZER SCHOOL
    SKIDDY PARK
    MCKINLEY PARK

     
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      NEIGHBORHOOD RECREATION CENTERS
    Through the operation of neighborhood recreation centers and school-based sites, the City of Syracuse provides daily recreational opportunities for local youth from a number of city neighborhoods.  Drop-In recreation is free of charge and may include a variety of fun, engaging activities and games designed to keep both the body and mind active! All activities are led by experienced recreation staff, qualified volunteers, or program partners.  Drop-In  recreation is open to city youth ages 7-15. Programs for older teens are available where noted. Space may be limited, and some programs require advanced registration.

    Drop in  today at the Center in your neighborhood or call for more details. Don't miss out on any of the fun!

    Bova Community Center at Schiller Park
    Director:  Mike Poole
    Phone:  473-4780
    School Year Hours:  Mon-Fri: 2pm - 5:30pm // Teens: 5:30pm-8pm
    Summer Schedule: Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm
    Program Components: Hot Meals / Summer Lunch program, homework help, gymnasium activities, outdoor games, field trips, teen program (5:30pm-8:00pm)

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    Cannon Street Community Center (529 Cannon Street)
    Program Leader:  Alisha Dexter
    Phone:  471-2106
    School Year Hours:  Mon-Fri: 2pm - 6pm
    Summer Schedule: Mon-Fri: 10am - 4pm
    Program Components: Homework help, snack, arts and crafts, sports and games

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    After School Program at Edward Smith School
    Director:  Dave Serbun
    Phone:  435-4994
    School Year Hours:  Mon-Fri: 2pm - 6:30pm
    Summer Schedule: Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm (at Barry Park 11am-3pm most days)
    Program Components: Snacks, Summer Lunch program, Homework help, gymnasium activities, arts and crafts, tennis, field trips***enrollment limited to Edward Smith students***

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    MAGNARELLI COMMUNITY CENTER at McChesney Park (2300 Grant Blvd)
    Facility Director : Tom White
    Youth Programs:  Alexander Jackson / Fred Alexander
    Phone:  473-2673
    School Year Hours:  Mon-Fri: 2pm - 5pm // Teens: 5:30pm-9pm
    Saturday basketball:  9am - 2pm (Winter)
    Summer Schedule: Home of ACTION Basketball Programs. see schedule for details
    Program Components: Gymnasium activities, outdoor games, Winter Jr. NBA League, Summer ACTION League, homework help, teen program***teen program schedule changes frequently- call the center for up-to-date schedule

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    Northeast Community Center (716 Hawley Ave)
    Director:  TBA
    Phone:  472-6343
    School Year Hours:  TBA
    Summer Schedule: TBA
    Program Components: gymnasium activities, basketball

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    Seals Community Center at Kirk Park ( 300 Borden Ave)
    Director:  Denise Moore
    Phone:  473-2799
    School Year Hours:  Mon-Fri: 2pm - 7pm
    Summer Schedule: Mon-Fri: 10am - 6pm
    Program Components: Kids Cafe Hot Meals program, homework help, arts and crafts, field trips, Young Sisters Unite, Fit Kids

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    Parks and Recreation at Southwest Community Center (401 South Ave)
    Director:  Edward Mitchell
    Phone:  474-6823
    School Year Hours:  Mon-Fri: 2pm - 6pm // Teens 6pm-9pm
    Saturday basketball:  9am - 3pm (Winter)
    Summer Schedule: Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm
    Program Components: Summer Lunch program, homework help, chess club, gymnasium activities, outdoor games, field trips, teen program, Jr. NBA basketball

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    Eastside Recreation Program at the E. Fayette Street Boys and Girls Club
    Unit Director: 
    Sean Howard (Club staff)
    Recreation Leader:  Jason Howard (Parks)
    Phone:
    School Year Hours:  Mon-Fri: 2pm - 6pm // Teens: 6:30pm-9:30pm
    Summer Schedule: Mon-Fri: 10am - 6pm
    Program Components: Summer Lunch program, homework help, outdoor games, field trips, crafts, board games, Kids Cafe meal program

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    Wilson Park Community Center (1117 S. McBride St)
    Director:  Diane Hunt
    Phone:  473-6828
    School Year Hours:  Mon-Fri: 2pm - 7pm
    Summer Schedule: Mon-Fri: 10am - 6pm
    Program Components: Hot Meals / Summer Lunch program, homework help, SU Mentor program, girl scouts, outdoor games, field trips; 'Cuse Spot February Break program

    Teen Programs at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Syracuse
    ...in collaboration with Syracuse Parks and Recreation, the following Club sites offer Teen programming during the school year. Program begins September 9th. Participants must register as members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Syracuse. 
    Hours: 
    6:30pm - 9:30pm / Monday - Friday, while school is in session. No program during school breaks
    Locations:
    Shonnard Street Boys and Girls Club  (201 Shonnard Street) 475-5069
    Hamilton Street Boys and Girls Club  (201 Hamilton Street) 579-1050
    E. Fayette Street Boys and Girls Club  (2100 E. Fayette Street) 472-6727

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    SUMMER ONLY SITES
    In addition to those in operation during the school year, the following sites will feature several hours of structured recreation on a daily basis, during the Parks Summer Program. Recreation staff will be on hand during the designated hours to organize activities and provide supervision. In addition, our Mobile Recreation Units will make weekly visits to each of the parks (see summer program guide for details).

    Program Dates: July 5, 2011 - August 19th, 2011

    Frazer School - (741 Park Avenue)
    Hours: Mon-Fri, 1pm - 4pm (after Say Yes Summer Camp)
    Offerings: Outdoor/Indoor Recreation, arts and crafts, mobile recreation, lunch program

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    Skiddy Park - (300 Tioga St.)
    Hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 4pm (weather permitting)
    Offerings: Outdoor Recreation, basketball courts, mobile recreation

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    McKinley Park with Bishop Forey Program- (400 W. Pleasant Ave)
    Hours: Mon - Thurs 1pm - 3pm
    Offerings: Outdoor recreation, Mobile Recreation Thursdays, Arts and Crafts, swimming, playground

    Barry Park - (Broad Street at Westcott), with staff from Ed Smtih Program
    Hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 3pm (weather permitting)
    Offerings: Outdoor Recreation, basketball courts, mobile recreation

 
       
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