For release: April 19, 2013|
Amy Kilgore 330.344.6014, KilgorA@ccf.org
Kelly Ward-Smith 330.344.1681, WardSmK@ccf.org
Looking for ways to keep your kids active this summer? If so, then join the Akron General LifeStyles team in a variety of summer camps for children ages 3-14 running June 10 to August 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Before and after care is available. Days are filled with fun activities that encourage fitness, sportsmanship and learning. This year’s theme, Passport to World Adventures, will include a variety of activities that will represent a number of countries, from Australia to India.
Camps available this year include a day camp, pre-school camp, a one-week dance camp (West location), the always-popular one-week National Basketball Academy camp, S.E.A.L.S. Swimming Elite At LifeStyles camp, and J.A.W.S. Junior Advanced Water Safety camp.
Register and pay before May 1, 2013, and receive a $20 discount per child per week for most camps! Guests are welcome; you do not need to be a LifeStyles member to participate in the summer camps. Camps will be held at two convenient LifeStyles locations: Akron General Health & Wellness Center – West, 4125 Medina Rd., West Akron, and Akron General Health & Wellness Center – North, 4300 Allen Rd., Stow. Dates, times and costs vary for each camp. For more information, call 330-945-3141 (Stow) or visit akrongeneral.org/lifestyles to download the brochure and registration form.
LifeStyles is a medically supervised fitness and membership program at Akron General’s Health & Wellness Centers. It was created to help incorporate not just exercise, but overall wellness into your and your family’s lifestyle.
About Akron General Health System
Akron General Health System is a not-for-profit health care organization with the mission of improving the health and lives of the people and communities it serves. Akron General Health System includes: Akron General Medical Center, a 532-registered-bed teaching and research medical center, and Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Institute, the area’s largest provider of rehabilitation services; Akron General Partners, which includes Partners Physician Group, the Akron General Health & Wellness Centers, Lodi Community Hospital, Community Health Centers and other companies; Akron General Community Health Ventures, which includes Visiting Nurse Service and Affiliates, the largest and most comprehensive provider of home healthcare services in Ohio; and Akron General Foundation. Recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked Akron General Medical Center as the seventh best hospital in Ohio. In 2013, the American Nurses Association bestowed the prestigious “Magnet” status on the more that 1,000 nurses from Akron General Medical Center, Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Institute and the Health System’s Health & Wellness Centers. For more information about Akron General Health System, visit www.akrongeneral.org.