March 24, 2017
San Diego Unified's ULTIMATE Spring Break FUN Guide
FREE and FUN resources Parents can utilize while school is out to keep students active, healthy and sharp-minded during vacation
WHAT: Media is invited to visit the City Heights Recreation center for information on fun and free resources provided by The San Diego Unified School District that parents can take advantage of this Spring Break. San Diego Unified's Spring break runs from March 27 through 31 for traditional schools and March 27 through April 25 for year-round schools.
WHERE: City Heights Recreation Center, 4380 Landis St., 92105
WHEN: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1. STAY ACTIVE! – San Diego Unified "Play-All-Day" Joint-Use Fields OPEN for community use
Even though schools are closed for Spring Break, their joint-use parks/fields will be open. For six decades San Diego Unified School District has been maximizing the use of its facilities by developing joint-use agreements that benefit the schools and the communities around them. The school district has 76 joint use agreements with the City of San Diego for turf playfields and recreation facilities at which the schools use the facilities during school hours, then the communities use them after school is out and during school breaks.
2. FREE LUNCH! – San Diego Unified Food and Nutrition Services serving lunches all break long
San Diego Unified Food and Nutrition Services is once again serving free lunches at city recreation centers during the spring intercession, March 27 through April 25. Lunch is free for any child 18 years or younger. No paperwork, income verification or applications required.
This year, lunches will be served at:
City Heights Recreation Center
Colina Del Sol Recreation Center
Copley Price YMCA
North Park Recreation Center.
3. FUN FREE PROGRAMS! – Sign up for swimming lessons, arts and crafts programs, Teen Center events and lots more at a local Parks & Rec Center.
After enjoying your lunch, stay for some fun! San Diego Parks & Rec offer a variety of fun classes available during spring break!
4. STAY ENGAGED! - Avoid Spring Break "Brian-Drain"
San Diego Unified's Family and Community Engagement Department (FACE) will be on hand to share a few tips on how parents can avoid the "Spring Break- Brain Drain" by using their High Impact Home Strategies. High Impact Home Strategies, are research-based practices, linked to student learning, that when utilized by parents and caregivers at home, have been proven to have significant impacts on student learning and academic achievement in school.
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Media Contact: Isabella McNeil, San Diego Unified School District, 619-341-2343 Imcneil@Sandi.net<mailto:Imcneil@Sandi.net>
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