Denton Parks & Recreation

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Young engineers are invited to let their imaginations run wild in Play-Well Teknologies Pre-Engineering Lego Camp on June 17-21 at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Sessions for ages 5 to 7 are from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by sessions for ages 8 to 12 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Students have more than 100,000 Legos to choose from in building motorized, architectural and fanciful designs. The class is led by an experienced Play-Well instructor. Cost is $170 per child. Register by Friday by calling 940-349-7275.

Aquatic Explorer Camp will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. June 17-21 at the Denton Natatorium, 2700 Long Road. Campers ages 7 to 14 will learn to kayak, play water polo and snorkel and study basic water safety. Cost is $85 per child. Register by Friday by calling 940-349-8800 or by visiting .

Kids ages 3 to 5 can learn about magnets, air, water and more during the Little Scientists half-day camp from 9 a.m. to noon June 24-28 at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. $75 per child. Campers must be toilet-trained. Register by June 21 by calling 940-349-7275 or by visiting .

Kids ages 5 to 7 can get an introduction to skateboard safety and skills at Mini Skateboard Camp from 9 to 11 a.m. June 17-21 at the Denton Skate Park, 2400 Long Road adjacent to the Denton Natatorium and Water Works Park. The camp is for young and beginning skaters and costs $50. Register by Friday by visiting

Kids 6 and older can improve on their skateboarding skills at Intermediate Skateboard Camp from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 24-28. Cost is $50 per camper. Helmets are required. Register by June 21 by at .

Water Works Park at 2400 Long Road is open for the summer, with hours from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday, and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday. Enjoy four giant slides outside and one big indoor slide. Season passes are available for individuals and families. For more information, visit  or call 940-349-8810.

The Civic Center Pool is open daily from noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Ages 18 and up get in for $3, ages 2 to 17 pay $2.25. Children younger than 2 get in free. Pool is located at 515 N. Bell Ave. For more information, call 940-349-8279.

Ages 50 and older can Seniorcize from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, June 17-26, at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Cost is $40. The class helps seniors improve their range of motion, strength, bone density and overall fitness. For more information and to register, call 940-349-8720.


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