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Miriam Dickler
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Phone: 434-970-3129

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Recreation Open Houses at Carver & Smith Saturday January 28

Post Date:01/25/2017 4:42 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -  The Charlottesville Parks & Recreation department will be holding  open houses at Carver Recreation Center (233 4th Street NW) and Smith Aquatic and Fitness Center (1000-A Cherry Avenue) on Saturday, January 28, 2017. 

Carver's open house will be held from 10:00am - 2:00pm and include a facility tour, group exercise classes, and make and take crafts for the kids. Smith's open house will be from 1:00pm - 5:00pm and include facility tours and free swimming. Light refreshments and prize drawings will be at both facilities. 
Carver Event Schedule
• 10:00 am - 2:00 pm   Free admission, Facility tours, Group exercise classes, Super bowl prep party, Open Gym Basketball
• 11:00 am - 2:00 pm    Make and take craft and photo booth

Smith Event Schedule
• 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm   Free admission, Facility tours
• 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Recreation swimming, Lap swimming, zero-depth play structure, current channel and water slides will be open
• 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm   Diving board is available. 

For more information please call Carver Recreation Center at 434-970-3053 or Smith Aquatic and Fitness Center at 434-970-3072 or visit
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