Spring break at Downey parks

DOWNEY - Elementary-age children can spend their spring breaks next week participating in outdoor activities at Downey parks.The city-sponsored program, "Spring Break Fun at the Parks," is free and runs from 12-5 p.m. at Apollo, Dennis the Menace, Furman, Golden and Rio San Gabriel parks. Brookshire Park will host the program from 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Outdoor activities include games, sports, crafts and lunch with camp leaders (children should bring their own lunch). The program is open to kids ages 6-12 and children are free to come and go at any time. The program does not operate during inclement weather. Registration is required and can be completed at any participating park Monday at noon. Registration will be accepted until the program is filled. For more information, call the city of Downey's Community Services department at (562) 904-7238.

********** Published: April 14, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 52