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Parks And Recreation Activity Guide Released
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It’s here … the 2019 Spring and Summer edition of the Riverbank Parks and Recreation Activity Guide is now available throughout the city.

The latest edition encompasses sports and recreation opportunities from or through the city, to be held in spring through the summer, March through August 2019.

Guides are available at offices in City Hall North, City Hall South, the Teen Center and at the Scout Hall.

Parks and Recreation Department Director Sue Fitzpatrick said they’ll also be available at the Riverbank Library on Santa Fe. She said they hoped to make them available through local schools soon as well.

The new edition of the guide contains information of many activities across town, including necessary fees, registration information, for citizens of all ages.

Fitzpatrick pointed out that registration for many of the activities can be done, including payment, on the city’s website,, under “Quick Links.”

The guide includes special event information including a free summer concert series to be held in June at Jacob Myers Park, as well as movies there in July and August.

Also, there’s the annual Bike Rodeo at the Kids Health and Safety Faire in July.

There’s information about park reservations around town. They include Castleberg Park on Eighth Street, Community Center Park, downtown on Santa Fe, and the Sports Complex on Morrill Road in west Riverbank.

It also includes facility reservations, at the Scout Hall on High Street, the Teen Center on Santa Fe and the Community Pool, on Stanislaus Street. The ongoing renovation of the Community Center, also on Santa Fe, is expected to be completed by the end of April, and it should be available after it reopens.

The guide contains detailed information on planned Aquatics Programs, including swim lessons, Aquatics Camp, recreation swims as well as the Riverbank Barracuda Swim Team.

There are several Summer Camps presented, including mini camps, day camps and the Skyhawk Sports Camps.

The Riverbank Youth Baseball Softball Association information is listed, as well as a proposed new Indoor Soccer drop in league at the Cardozo Community Gym, on the middle school campus.  Season 1 is scheduled for April 3-24, with Season 2 set for May 1-29, in the evening.

Classes offered in the guide include Tot Time, Ballet Folklorico, Family Zumba, T’ai Chi Ch’uan and Women’s Health Yoga.

There are also classes for Therapeutic Recreation and for Active Older Adults.

Information for any of the classes, activities and facilities is available at the Recreation Department office, or by calling 209-863-7150.