Summer Recreation Weekly Themes and
Daily Arts & Crafts Activities
No crafts on some Friday Pool Days.
Crafts are subject to change
June 17 - I Love Summer Craft
June 18 - Summer Bird Ornament
June 19 - NO REC - KO Kennywood Day
June 20 - Cactus Craft Roll
June 21 - Pool Day - Surprise Craft
June 24 - Summer Glitter Hanging Craft
June 25 - Tie Dye Day-Wear old clothes!
June 26 - Flamingo Pom-Pom Craft
June 27 - Color Me Happy Magnet
June 28 - Pool Day - Surprise Craft
July 1 - Patriotic Pet Magnets
July 2 - American Flag Craft
July 3 - Patriotic Banners
July 4 - NO REC - Independence Day Holiday
July 5 - NO REC - Independence Day Holiday
July 8 - Coral Reef Craft
July 9 - Sand Art
July 10 - Frog Door Hangers
July 11 - Tropical Seashell Craft
July 12 - Pool Day - Surprise Craft
July 15 - Taco Craft
July 16 - Owl Windsock
July 17 - Butterfly Craft
July 18 - Summer Flip-Flop Boxes
July 19 - Pool Day - Surprise Craft
July 22 - Team Sports Magnet
July 23 - Color Me Keepsake Boxes
July 24 - NO REC - Splash Lagoon Trip
July 25 - Flower Garden Craft
July 26 - Pool Day - Pool Pizza Party! No craft
SPECIAL DAYS AT SUMMER RECREATION
Pool Days - Every Friday, weather-permitting
Friday is Pool Day at Summer Rec (weather-permitting). Rec begins one hour later on Fridays at 10:00 a.m. Children should wear their bathing suits for wet fun and games. The concession stand will be open if you wish to send money with your child for a snack.
Summer Rec Community Service Project
Arts & Crafts projects on these days will be collected and given to these non-profits to brighten their days:
June 20 at Fire Hall - Decorate bags for Meals on Wheels
July 18 at Fire Hall - Dog and cat toys for Humane Society (donated t-shirts needed!)
July 25 at Fire Hall - Card-making for the VA Hospital (taught by Manjula Germanwala)
Library Storytime - Mondays
June 17, July 1, 15, and 22
Kids in kindergarten and first grade will be escorted to the Green Tree Public Library for a storytime and crafts and then back to Summer Recreation for pick up.
Science Day - Thursdays
June 20, 27, July 11, 18, and 25
Hands-on science experiments will take place at the Wilson Park pavilion, taught by Halee Porter.
Tie Dye Day - Tues., June 25
Children will be given a Green Tree Summer Recreation t-shirt to tie dye and may bring an additional shirt or pillowcase to tie dye. Tie dye paint permanently stains, so dress in old clothes this day.
Yoga - Tuesdays, July 9 and 16
Erin Bosniak will teach the children simple yoga techniques to help beat stress and keep them limber.
Skulls & Skins Program - Wed., June 26
Allegheny County Park Rangers will be at Recreation for a Skulls & Skins program.
MRTSA/Police Dept. Tour - Wed., July 10
Kids will be escorted in groups to the Green Tree Police Department for a tour of the department and some hands-on visits on the MRTSA ambulance and the Green Tree police cars.
Zoomobile - Tues., July 16
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium’s Zoomobile will visit Summer Recreation with a Wonders of Wildlife program starting at 9:15 a.m.
End of Summer Rec Pizza Pool Party - Fri., July 26
Pizza and drinks, along with pool games, on the last day of