Spring break activities at OV Parks & Recreation

Spring break activities at OV Parks & Recreation

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Looking for something to do this Spring Break? Look no further than Oro Valley Parks and Recreation!

Nature Camp at Catalina State Park (ages 6-12)

Great adventures in the great outdoors for children ages 6-12. Children will be divided by age and will learn “Nature Knowledge” from special guests. They will enjoy hiking, building forts and learning about the Sonoran Desert. Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided, but participants should bring a sack lunch.

Dates: Monday through Friday, March 16-20, 2015

Times: Regular camp session, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Extended camp session, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. ($110)

Cost:  Regular session is $75, Extended session is $110

Location: Catalina State Park group area

To register, call 229-5050 or visit

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Oro Valley Aquatic Center daily admission

During the week of March 16-22, 2015, members of the Oro Valley Aquatic Center can bring a friend for FREE. Additionally, youth (ages 12 and under) are FREE with a paid adult daily pass.

Jr. Lifeguarding Camp (ages 9-14)

This course will cover the basics of lifeguarding, including an introduction to multiple types of water rescues, introduction to CPR and basic first aid. Camp is 8 a.m. to noon, March 16-22, and cost is $75. Register at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center (23 W. Calle Concordia) or online at

Full Lifeguarding Course or Recertification (ages 15+)

Cost is $50. The full lifeguarding course will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m., March 16-22. Recertification will be held on Friday, March 20, at 9 a.m. Register at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center (23 W. Calle Concordia) or online at

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