By Sierra Robinson
June 18, 2012 (San Diego’s East County) --Nestled in the mountains of Descanso within Cleveland National Forest, Camp Oliver offers all children an outdoor experience and has been in operation since 1949, when Lawrence and Mary Oliver donated a portion of their ranch along the Sweetwater River to the Sisters of Social Service.
November 20, 2011 (San Diegio)--The County Department of Environmental Health has issued a General Advisory for coastal waters of San Diego County due to recent rainfall. Activities such as swimming, surfing and diving should be avoided in all coastal waters for 72 hours following rain due to elevated bacteria levels. This includes all coastal beaches, Mission Bay and San Diego Bay.
June 20, 2011 (East County) -- Summer programs at the three East County YMCAs are available for all people in the East County community. Programs include chlid care, swimming, sports, summer camps and more.
* Child Care – Licensed Child Care, After School Programs (at Benchley, Dailard,
Green, and Golden Avenue Elementary Schools), and Free Child Watch while
working out for Family YMCA Members.
* Swim, Sports & Play – Gymnastics (beginning at age 12 months), Teen Clubs, Youth
Sports (beginning at age 2 years), Swim Lessons (beginning at age 6 months) and Teams.
July 9, 2009 (San Diego) -- Here's some news the kids will "snap" up: Salvation Army Kroc Center announces its popular "Hot Kroc Nights" and "Pool Flicks" are back for the 2009 Summer Season. Hot Kroc Nights offer family specials for ice skating or swimming every Wednesday night through August 26.
Pool Flicks, July 29 and August 19, provide a cool way for families to enjoy a movie together. Guests are given inner tubes and invited to float in the recreation pool while watching a family-oriented film.