Start Swinging: Summer camp to focus on golf terms and concepts

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department’s Eagle Bend Golf Course and Learning Center is offering children an opportunity to develop golf skills, as well as have fun in its Start Swinging Summer Golf Camp at Eagle Bend Golf Course, 1250 E. 902 Road.

Start Swinging Summer Golf Camp provides children an introduction to the terminology and concepts in golf. Golf fundamentals such as putting, chipping, pitching and full swings will be covered. The camp is open to children in two age groups: beginning six-year-olds to 10-year-olds and advanced 11-year-olds to 14-year-olds.

Camp is offered for beginners 10-10:45 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday the following weeks: June 5-7; June 12-14; June 19-21; June 26-28; July 10-12; July 17-19 and July 24-26. The cost is $50 per child, per week. Registration in beginner classes can be done online at: http://lprd.org/activity?n=360100.

Advanced camps are offered 11:15 a.m.-noon Tuesday-Thursday the following weeks: June 5-7; June 12-14; June 19-21; June 26-28; July 10-12; July 17-19 and July 24-26. The cost is $50 per child, per week. Registration in advanced classes can be done online at: http://lprd.org/activity?n=360101.

Registration may also be done at any Parks and Recreation facility, including: Sports Pavilion Lawrence; the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive; Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center, 727 Kentucky St.; Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. or the Administrative Offices, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, please contact Eagle Bend Golf Course and Learning Center at (785) 748-0600.