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ARKids First and public libraries focus on summer safety

ARKids First and public libraries focus on summer safety

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. – ARKids First, the state’s CHIP program (Children’s Health Insurance Program), has partnered with the Arkansas Public Library System’s popular summer reading program to provide educational materials and a series of safety events during May, June and July.  The educational materials and events are aimed at keeping kids safe during the summer and encouraging parents of already enrolled kids to utilize ARKids benefits for well-child doctor visits.

All public library branches in the state’s system will have summer safety educational packets available for children who register for free summer reading programs.  A series of eight summer safety events will be held at public libraries throughout the state.

Hook a Kid on Golf program offered

Hook a Kid on Golf program offered

 

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Pine Bluff Arsenal Recreation Services will present Hook a Kid on Golf tee level for beginners and green level on June 20, 21, 23, 27, 28 and 30 at Pine Haven Golf Course, located on the installation. These sessions are open to the public.

Tee Level Clinics is broken down into four days (three hours each day) of swing, putting and chipping instruction and one day of on-course play. As part of the Tee Level Clinic, each youngster is provided with a starter set of golf clubs and other golf items needed to begin to learn the game.

Water aerobics offered at Arsenal pool

Water aerobics offered at Arsenal pool

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Water aerobics will be offered at Pine Bluff Arsenal’s swimming pool starting June 13. Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday from 5:15-6 p.m.

Cost is $30 a month. The classes are open to the public. For information, call 540-3621 or 540-3778, or email pine.recsvcs@conus.army.mil

Swimming pool passes now on sale, lessons offered

Swimming pool passes now on sale, lessons offered

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Pine Bluff Arsenal swimming pool passes are now on sale. The pool’s official opening date will be June 4. Hours will be noon to 7:30 p.m., seven days a week. The Arsenal pool is open to the public.

Guest fees are $5 per person. Summer camp swim fees are $50 per student and are only to be used during summer camp hours. Swimming lessons are $80 a student. Swimming pool parties and daycares must be schedule in advance through the PBA Aquatics Director at 540-3621 or at pine.recsvcs@conus.army.mil.

The following swimming fees will be charged:

  • Active duty military Soldiers will be charged nothing for a swimming pass.
  • Family members will be $65 for single and $85 for family.

Are you ready for some mudball?

Are you ready for some mudball?

CAMDEN, Ark. -- Photo's from SAU Tech's 2011 Mudball event are available for viewing here.

Get your mudball on

Get your mudball on

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Train to save lives

Train to save lives

PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- Lifeguard classes will be offered starting April 1 at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). A collaboration between the Division of Continuing Education, Health and Physical Education, and the American Red Cross, the class is open to candidates 15 years of age or older.