Wellington Programs Offer Cure For Summertime Boredom

School is almost out for summer, but before you pack your bags for vacation, take a look at the fun and reasonably priced programming offered in the Village of Wellington.

Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) — This summer, the Wellington Community Center will offer a variety of camps for ages 3 and up with the usual camp fun of games, music, arts and crafts, snacks and more. There will also be camps specializing in tumbling, gymnastics, cheerleading and hip hop dance. New camps include yoga for teens, a theater program for special needs and Mad Science camp.

Village Park (11700 Pierson Road) — Children ages 5 to 15 will have a summer to remember at Wellington’s summer camp, which includes sporting and entertainment, animal exhibits, swimming, field trips and much more. Other summer-specific activities include the circus academy, basketball academy, speed and agility camp, fishing camp and soccer camps.

Wellington Aquatics Complex (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) — Dive into summer fun at the Olympic-sized pool with diving boards, water slides, an aquatic spray ground and kiddie water play area. American Red Cross summer swim lessons begin June 2 and continue through Aug. 4. Junior Lifeguard classes begin in June, with six sessions offered throughout the summer.

The Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) — Entertainment lives at the amphitheater, which hosts free movies every Friday night throughout the summer, as well as a summer tribute concert series. Every second and fourth Saturday between June and October, a tribute concert and food truck event will take place at the amphitheater.

For more information about summer programs, visit www.wellingtonfl.gov, click the Parks & Recreation icon and select Flyers and Guides.