Summer is fast approaching, and Monterey County is host to a several summer programs to fill the free time.
The Monterey Sports Center (MSC) offers a number of popular programs, like boxing class, which opened in February. Another very popular class offered at MSC is Hot Hula, which is inspired by pacific island dancing. Participants do not have to become a member at MSC in order to get their Hula on. There is drop-in availability and there is a Monthly Group Exercise Pass, which can be purchased in packages of four, eight, or twelve classes.
Team sports are offered at MSC as well. They offer Peewee Basketball for children in grades one through three, and grades four and five have their own team. Junior Volleyball is offered for children, any grades six through eight. The fun isn’t exclusive to the kids, though. Co-ed Volley ball is available for adults.
For those with disabilities, MSC has Special Olympics for swimming every Thursday 5:30 p.m. to closing.
Monterey Recreation offers summer youth programs for kids ages three and up. According to Misty True, Recreations Specialist, some of their more popular summer classes are Camp “Lots-O-Tots, Playground Program, and Whispering Pine Day Camp.
True recommended to hurry if interested, as a lot of the classes are getting full. “It’s really fun and we’ve been doing it for a long time,” said True.