Hilo Gyms Host Youth Winter Break Programs

The Hawai‘i County Department of Parks and Recreation is offering Winter Intersession Programs at two Hilo gymnasiums for parents seeking safe, supervised and healthy activities for their keiki during the school recess.

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Art instruction, craft-making, music, dance, physical fitness, swimming and field trips are all part of the holiday fun available at both Waiākea Uka Gymnasium and Wainaku Gymnasium.

Open to children enrolled in the first through the six grades, the programs will be held from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. weekdays starting December 23 and ending January 3. In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays, activities will not be offered December 25 or January 1.

Prices are $35 per child for the program at Wainaku Gymnasium and $40 for the Waiākea Uka Gymnasium program, which includes a $5 activity fee.

Applications are now being accepted. Space is limited, so sign up today by calling Scott Oune at 961-8738 for the Wainaku Gymnasium program or Mark Osorio at 959-9474 for the Waiākea Uka Gymnasium program.

For more information, please contact Jason Armstrong, Public Information Officer, at 345-9105 or jarmstrong@co.hawaii.hi.us.

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