Camp dedicated to introducing sports to kids

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is offering children an opportunity to develop sports skills, as well as have fun in its summer All-Sports Camp.

All-Sports Camp provides children an opportunity to learn skills and the fundamentals of specific sports while playing their favorite games during the camp. Participants will receive specialized instruction for baseball, basketball, soccer and tennis from former athletes at the college level or coaches with years of experience.  The camp is open to children six years-old to 12 years-old.

All-Sports Camp is offered 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday-Thursday, June 3-7, at Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane. The camp will also be offered each week through the first week of August, with no camp Monday-Friday, July 1-4. The cost is $75 per child, per week. Participants must be registered one week prior to the start of the session.

Registration can be done online at or 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; Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. or the Administrative Offices, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, please contact Robert Wilson, recreation programmer,,  (785) 330-7355.