With school out for the summer, the Village of Wellington offers children (and adults) a great cure for summer boredom with many fun and reasonably priced program offerings.
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 activities include the circus academy, basketball academy, speed and agility camp, fishing camp, volleyball camp, cheer camp, tumblekids camp and soccer camp.
Wellington Aquatics Complex (12072 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 continue through Aug. 27. Junior lifeguard classes are also offered throughout the summer.
Wellington Amphitheater (12100 Forest Hill Blvd.) — The amphitheater will host free movies every Friday night throughout the summer. Between June and August, enjoy the summer concert series, featuring tributes to music and artists from throughout the decades. The Food Truck Invasion has moved to the second and fourth Thursday of every month beginning in June.
For more information about summer programs, visit www.wellingtonfl.gov and click the “Parks & Recreation” icon.