The TRC invites boys and girls ages 8 through 12 to take their Nerf gun of choice and some extra ammo to Nerf Wars, July 16 from 6 to 8 p.m., for target practice and a team capture the flag challenge. Cost includes snacks and extra bullets. Cost is $5 for residents and $7 for non-residents. Register by July 9.
SilverSneakers Summer Picnic
The TRD encourages all SilverSneakers participants to go to the TRC for an indoor Independence Day picnic July 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants will enjoy good friends, good food and good times at this summer-fun picnic celebration. There will be food and games like bocce, bingo and cards. Admission is free, but space is limited. Make reservations by calling the TRC at 330-634-2349 or register at the front desk. Registration ends July 16 or when the program is full.
Summer swim lessons -- second session
The TRD will offer a second session of summer swim lessons at Maca Aquatic Center for all ages this summer. Lessons start the week of July 15. Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays. Morning and evening classes are available. Early online registration for residents who are Maca pass holders begins July 8 at 1 p.m. All residents and all Maca pass holders can begin registering online July 9 at 1 p.m. All others may begin online registration July 10 at 1 p.m. In person registration will begin at TRC July 11. Cost is $50 per child for Maca pass holders and $60 per child for all others. A complete schedule can be found at www.tallmadgerecreation.org.
Music on the Circle
The TRD and the city announce the return of Music on the Circle. This year's program will take place Saturday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tallmadge Circle. The concert series kicks off July 12 with the Chardon Polka Band. The schedule for the rest of the summer is:
• July 19 -- The John Trapani Big Band (Big Band)
• July 26 -- The Diamond Project (Neil Diamond cover)
• Aug. 2 -- The Sweet Beats (Beatles cover)
• Aug. 9 --Instant Replay (New and old favorites with a twist)
Concerts are free. Parking is available at the businesses around the Circle. Take a chair or blanket to sit on during the concert.
Summer Camp at
TRD is hosting Summer Day Camp for children ages 5 through 13 at Lions Park. Camp will be offered Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The first session is scheduled through July 3 and the second session will be July 7 through Aug. 8. Children in this program will be separated by age to participate in a summer full of adult supervised, age-appropriate activities. Age groups are 5 through 6, 7 through 9 and 10 through 13. Activities include sports, crafts, hiking, swimming, games and field trips. Children can be registered for a week at a time or for the entire five-week session. Cost for each five-week session is $220 per child for residents and $260 per child for nonresidents. Weekly rates are $55 per child for residents and $65 per child for nonresidents. Before and after camp activities are also available for an additional fee.