For release: April 10, 2014
Amy Kilgore 330.344.6014, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Armstrong 330.344.6083, email@example.com
Summer camps at Akron General LifeStyles are filled with fun activities that encourage fitness, sportsmanship and learning for children ages 3-14. This year’s theme is “A Trip Through Time” and lets kids span time to explore the past, present and future. Camps run June 9 to August 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Akron General’s Health & Wellness Center – West, 4125 Medina Road, Montrose, and Akron General’s Health & Wellness Center – North, 4300 Allen Road, Stow. Camps available include day camp, pre-school camp, the always-popular one-week National Basketball Academy camp (West location only) and swim camps. Before and after care is available. Dates, times and costs vary for each camp. Register and pay before May 5, 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 kids’ camps. For more information, please call 330-665-8139 (West) or 330-945-3141 (North) or visit akrongeneral.org/lifestyles to download the brochure and registration form.
The All Sports Camp for children ages 5-13 will run June 9 to August 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Akron General Health & Wellness Center – Green, 1940 Town Park Blvd., Uniontown. Campers have the opportunity to learn about many different sports and activities to reinforce and encourage the values of honesty, respect and responsibility. Sports and activities include basketball, baseball, football, soccer, Frisbee, corn hole, volleyball, track and field, swimming and many more. Before and after care is available. Dates, times and costs vary for each camp. For more information or to register, please call 330-896-5016 or visit allsportscamp.net.
About Akron General Health System
Akron General Health System, an affiliate of Cleveland Clinic, is a not-for-profit health care organization that has been improving the health and lives of the people and communities it serves since 1914. Akron General Health System includes: Akron General Medical Center, a 532-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; and Akron General Foundation. Recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked Akron General Medical Center as the fifth best hospital in Ohio. In 2013, the American Nurses Association bestowed the prestigious “Magnet” status on the more than 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.