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Lake Oswego Skate Park opens spring break

Join us for a totally awesome spring break at the skate park, 5520 Willow Road in Lake Oswego. The park is membership-based, supervised by Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation staff. The park is open to all ages of skateboarders and in-line skaters.

The park offers skate camps, private lessons, special events and more. To contact staff at the skate park call 971-563-8045. Spring break dates are March 22 to 30; hours are noon to 7 p.m. daily. For registration visit ci.oswego.or.us/parksrec/lake-oswego-skate-park.

Here are some other parks & recreation programs coming up:

Girls Youth Lacrosse for grades 1 through 4. Young lacrosse enthusiasts learn the fundamentals of girl’s lacrosse in a fun environment. Start-up program for girls grades 1 through 2. Skills and scrimmages for girls grades 3 through 4 (grades 3-4 program plays games as part of Oregon Girls Youth Lacrosse Association). Program runs April through early June. For program calendar and registration details, visit lakeoswegoparks.org.

Spring break camps

Lego Fun Pre-Engineering Camp. Build a town with houses, buildings, pyramids, bridges, tunnels, towers and more. Build motorized vehicles to race, crash and repair. Explore the possibilities of Lego building systems while learning useful construction techniques. Ages 5 to 6, 1 to 4 p.m. March 24 to 28, $155.

Spring Break Farm Camp. Spend your spring break on the farm. Campers will enjoy arts and crafts, songs and games while exploring the farm. Wear layered clothing for classroom and outdoor weather. Ages 5 to 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 24 to 28, $155.

Rocket Lab 3, 2, 1, Blast off! Build and launch a rocket every day and learn the physics of rocket flight. Campers learn the importance of teamwork in launching rockets and will have the opportunity to try their hands at each role.

Ages 7 to 12, 9 a.m. to noon, March 24 to 28, $157.

Beginning to Rock and Song Writing. Students get a chance to explore the drums, bass, guitar, keyboard, vocals and learn the fundamentals of music. Ages 7 to 12, 9 a.m. to noon, March 24 to 28, $144.

Glee Week. A fun week of singing with RMC Studios. Students will learn proper singing technique and posture and have the chance to sing their favorite songs solo and with a group. Ages 7 to 12, 1 to 4 p.m., March 24 to 28, $144.

Class registration information

Pre-registration is required for nearly all Parks & Recreation classes and activities. Class information is in the Parks & Recreation Guide available at the West End Building, also online at lakeoswegoparks.org. You can register by Internet, mail (at Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation, West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way, Lake Oswego 97035), drop off materials during business hours at the WEB, fax to 503-697-6579 or phone 503-675-2549. Non-residents generally pay more than fees shown. For more information on classes, visit lakeoswegoparks.org.



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