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Summer Youth Program
Registration on tap

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Summer is right around the corner. Now is the time to plan for those great summer activities that will nurture and grow children while they're out of school. That includes the Parks and Recreation Department's Summer Youth Program. Registration for this affordable quality program is scheduled for our school sites and Woodlawn Gym on May 2 and May 9 from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration began for our Community Center sites on March 28 and will continue until all centers have full rosters. School sites welcome youngsters ages six to 12 while our Community Centers welcome youth ages six to 14 for eight weeks of recreation themed activities. The fun ranges from traditional sports to art exploration to fitness and nutrition to math and science enrichment. Something for everyone! For the complete scoop on Summer Youth Program registration, click below.

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Public hearing set
for naming proposal

The City of San Antonio will conduct a public hearing on the proposal to name the baseball field at Pittman-Sullivan Park to Charles B. Shannon Stadium at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, at the Davis-Scott Family YMCA, 1213 Iowa.

An avid baseball fan, Shannon coached an adult team from 1974 to 1988. He served as executive director of the Alamo Branch YMCA from 1982 to 2001 when he was promoted to district director over the Southern Region, which included Davis Scott, Southwestern Bell and the Westside YMCA’s. During his career with the YMCA, Shannon raised more than $5 million to provide programming opportunities for inner city youth.

He was also a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in Vietnam.

An appointed committee will hear public comment and then make a recommendation to City Council, for final action on the proposed naming.