Bellefontaine City Parks Superintendent Kris Myers was the guest speaker at the Kiwanis meeting on Thursday.
Myers shared it’s exciting times with lots of summer activities at various parks.
The Myeerah Nature Preserve opened to the public on May 3. The preserve consists of 453 acres of land, the new recreation area of the Bellefontaine City Parks Department.
Myers said it’s a great place for receptions, family or community events, and can be rented at a very reasonable rate.
You can enjoy fishing at either of the two lakes located on the grounds by purchasing an annual fishing permit or a day permit.
Many new programs are going on at the Hoffman Pool this summer with every Saturday evening being Family Swim night from 4:00-7:00.
Water exercise classes are offered from 8:00-9:00 a.m. and aqua Zumba classes from 8:00-9:00 p.m. for four week sessions.
Red Cross certified swim lessons are offered with morning and afternoon classes for two week sessions.
The Summer Concert in the Park series continues with upcoming concerts including the West Central Community Concert Band on July 13. On August 17, the Mad River Dulcimer group will perform with the Riverside Dulcimer Club performing as the opening act.
All concerts are held in Brown Park.
For more information on any of the programs, call the parks department at 592-3475.
Next week’s guest speaker is Brian Stewart, the spokesperson for the Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial.
The Kiwanis Club meets every Thursday at noon at Café 212. Visitors are always welcome.