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“It makes tennis approachable, and it makes it fun. It’s the first time ever tennis has been sized to children and it makes them feel successful and that’s what we want kids to have fun and enjoy the sport,” says Youth Tennis Coordinator Zofii Casterline.

“We don’t want students just learning by rote, we want them learning how to be thinkers, and changers, and movers and we want them thinking about how to create, and how to survive in a world that’s more technology based,” says Rec and Ed Life-Long Learning Manager Kim Smith

AAPS summer day campers are Hooked on Fun

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Harry Potter Camp is a hit every year. By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Lot of school districts offer summer programs to keep the kids busy and learning. In Ann Arbor, kids can choose from among about 200 Rec & Ed day camps that include …

Safety Town is a summertime tradition

July 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Children don helmets for a  visit to the child-sized Ann Arbor Safety Town. Photos by Jo Mathis. By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Thousands of AAPS graduates over the past 35 years have warm memories of attending Safety Town for a week during the …

Rec&Ed launches blog

November 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

A2RecDirect shares information on programs, discounts and more.

Dozens of young kids could be seen sprinting over tires, jumping over walls and crawling under nets in a challenging half-mile obstacle course at Scarlett Middle School’s field one summer morning. And they were having the time of their lives.

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