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Rec-PAC Announces Open Hire Dates for 2012 Summer Camps

From Fairfax County Park Authority:

The Fairfax County Park Authority is looking for creative, high-energy, motivated candidates for part-time camp leader and site director positions in the Rec-PAC summer camp program. Four Open Hire sessions are slated to fill opening for the 2012 season.

Rec-PAC, (Pretty Awesome Children) is a six-week structured recreation program with an emphasis on leisure skills. Camps will be offered at 50 elementary schools on weekdays from July 2 through August 9, 2012. Summer staff will be assigned to a site and work daily from 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Three Open Hire sessions will be held on the first floor of the Herrity Building located at 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035.

Tips for Parents Whose New Year's Resolution Includes Joining a Gym

Tips for Parents Whose New Year's Resolution Includes Joining a Gym

From Fairfax County:

Now is the time of year when the number of people buying health club memberships skyrockets. You’re buying yourself the gift of fitness, or are making plans to keep a New Year’s resolution to exercise more in 2012.

If you’re a parent, one criteria you may use to decide which gym to join is whether or not it offers on-site child care. When considering a gym’s child care service, it's good to make sure:

Ice Skating Classes for All Ages

Ice Skating Classes for All Ages

From the Town of Vienna:


Vienna, VA- Ice skating classes for ages 4 to adult, sponsored by the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department, begin October 3, at Fairfax Ice Arena, 3779 Pickett Road in Fairfax.


Fairfax County Public Schools to Close Grass Fields This Weekend

From FCPS Outreach:

All Fairfax County public schools will be open for activities on Saturday, September 10, and Sunday, September 11, except for grass athletic fields, which will be closed for use.  Artificial turf fields can be used.