LPRD to host self-defense workshop

Natalie WardCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is taking enrollments for its self-defense workshop.

Self-Defense invites participants 13 years-old and older to learn about situational awareness, risk management and simple, effective self-defense techniques. This workshop will be held 2-5 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Community Building, 115 West 11th St. This workshop is suitable for people in any physical condition. Cost is $16 per person.

To register online, visit: http://lprd.org/activity?n=317120 or stop by any Parks and Recreation facility including: the Community Building; Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; 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 Office in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, contact Jo Ellis, recreation instruction supervisor, at (785) 330-7355.