From swim programs to classes on drawing, City Heights is offering a variety of programs to help keep teens and younger children busy during spring break and beyond.
Hours for doing laps at the City Heights Swim Center pool, 4380 Landis St., are from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Recreation swim hours are from 3 to 4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. The admission fee is $2 for children under 16, $4 for those 16 and older. Discount passes are available. Children under 7 or shorter than 4 feet must be accompanied by a paying adult.
At the adjoining City Heights Recreation Center, kids can enroll in an introduction to drawing class that runs from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cost is 50 cents per class.
Meanwhile, the San Diego Children’s Choir is presenting a program aimed at teaching kids how to sing. Classes are from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Recreation Center. The program is aimed at first- through fifth-graders, and classes are free.
But wait, there’s more!
A daily creative crafts class is being offered from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Mondays, at a cost of 50 cents per class. On Saturdays, the center offers classes in violin, guitar, percussion and mariachi for all skill levels. And in the gym, there is open basketball and a variety of fitness classes. For further information, contact the center at 619-516-3082.
City Heights Recreation Center hours are from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday; from noon to 8 p.m. on Wednesday; and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. The center is closed on Saturdays.
Just up the street, the City Heights Wellness Center has a variety of youth activities that include fitness and martial arts classes. Zumba classes are every Monday from 5 to 6 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. The center is at 4440 Wightman St. For more information, contact Marilynn Hermosillo at (619) 321-2920.
Pro Kids Golf in Colina Park is offering SAT and Microsoft Office workshops, field trips to Cal State Long Beach and the Torrey Pines Golf Course driving range, and a community service cleanup at Seaport Village. To learn more please call Kori Vigil at 619-582-7884.