PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced the City
of Providence Recreation Department’s fall registration is now open for city
residents of all ages. This will be the third year the City has offered fall
recreation opportunities at Providence Recreation Centers.
“Providence is offering Fall Recreation programs for the
third straight year and continues to build off of past successes to offer even
better programming for residents of all ages,” said Mayor Elorza. “Providing
year-round recreation opportunities has been a priority of my administration
and it's incredible to see our youth engaged and active at recreation centers
Fall Recreation options include more than 20 programs
ranging from Homework Help to Hip Hop Dance. Youth programs and activities to
be offered this year include swim, Double Dutch, homework assistance,
basketball, cheerleading, step team, karate, boxing, wrestling, bike, art,
dance lessons, track and cross country, soccer, library, music and bowling.
Residents can register at any Recreation Center starting
Monday, October 2. A number of the programs offered are made possible through
key community partnerships with Providence College, Providence Parks
Department, the Healthy Communities Office and Providence Public Libraries. All
programs are offered to city residents free of charge. Residents are encouraged
to visit the Providence Recreation Department’s Website for more
The Fall Recreation programs follow one of the biggest and
busiest Summer Recreation programs ever. Thousands of city youth took advantage
of bigger-than-ever sports camps and recreation offerings including Music and
Dance Camp, Art Camp, Cheerleading Camp and Bicycle Camp.