School’s out for Summer

Yes, it’s that time of year again, the end of the school year is fast approaching and Mesa school’s will officially let out on May 26. And while your youngsters are probably ecstatic about three months without school (if they aren’t enrolled in summer school), the questions remains what to do with them. Maybe you are going on a trip, but chances are the trip will be shorter than the three months break and in order to keep your kids entertained and help them to enjoy their summer, you need to find fun things to do.

School’s out for Summer

School’s out for Summer

Check out the summer program for kids (and families) in and around Mesa!
Mesa, Arizona

The City of Mesa offers a myriad of summer activities for kids of all sizes and ages. Here is our summer activity line-up for Mesa’s 2016 summer break:

Swim Lessons

The swim classes offered at Mesa’s Park and Recreations many aquatic centers have been the most popular summer activity for decades. Each swim class is $24 for residents and $29 for non-residents and lasts two weeks.

The swim classes are separated by age. Already babies six months of age can participate in parent accompanied water fun. After that, swim classes are separated in age appropriate groups.

Beginning and advanced diving as well as adult swim classes are also offered. Aside from diving and swimming you can learn how to play water polo, join the water exercise program or learn how to flowride.

You can even take a synchronized swimming class or learn lifesaving lifeguard techniques.

Mesa Parks and Recreations manages year after year to offer water fun for kids and adults alike and at affordable prices to boot. To learn more or to register visit City of Mesa’s website or download the summer guide here.

Summer Break Camps

The City of Mesa also features a huge variety of different summer programs and day camps for children aged preschoolers and older. No matter if your child enjoys to learn more about healthy living, would like to join the teen leadership program, learn job skills or can partake in one of the many fun physical activities.

Whether you have a little ballerina or tap dancer at home or a child who wants to learn Karate, make art or join the Lego robotics team, there is so much fun to be had, the summer will pass in a flash. Most of these classes are held either at a local Mesa school or at one of our many great

Recreation Centers

Residents of Las Sendas and other East Mesa communities enjoy spending the summer by meeting friends at one of our four recreation centers.

Other Activities in Mesa You Should Try this Summer:

Visit the Mesa Grande Ruins
At the Orange Patch you can pick your own oranges, grapefruits and tangerines and there even is a store that features a great candy counter.

Join the Arizona Celebration of Freedom which is held the week prior to 4th of July. Meet with friends, experience fireworks, classic cars, beer gardens and motorcycles.

If you have never hiked the Wind Cave Trail at Usery Mountain Park, this is the year to do it. The trail is 1.6 miles long and suitable for young and old. If you want to make the hike extra special, pack a snack for a picnic and enjoy the stunning views.

Or have you ever toured the Mesa Grande ruins? The ruins are rumored to be the center of a pretty sizable Hohokam settlement. It is always a fun idea to explore the past of our beautiful. state.
Salt river tubing in mesa
Floating the Salt River is on everybody’s bucket list. Grab a tube and a cooler and let yourself drift down the river. Salt River Tubing manages to make each trip down the river a special one. This one should not be missed.

Your kids can partake in numerous hands-on activities at the i.d.e.a. museum. This museum manages to playfully combine an appreciation for art with cultural exhibits.

Explore the past at Arizona Museum of Natural History. Here you can submerge yourself in the past, learn about how Arizona once had an ocean and check out the impressive dinosaurs.

Of course there is oodles more to do in East Mesa and surrounding communities, but this list should get you off to a great start.

Your real estate team at Coldwell Banker Trails and Paths North East Mesa wishes you a fun and relaxing summer. We are always available to assist you with all your local Mesa real estate needs ranging from buying or selling homes and rental properties as well as finding you the perfect investment property or your forever home. Contact us to learn more.

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Coldwell Banker Trails and Paths
2913 N Power Rd. Suite 101
Mesa, AZ 85215

Office: (480) 355-4700

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