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Gulf Shores Recreation Department announces new Gulf Shores Teen Club

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September 17, 2019
Gulf Shores Recreation Department announces new Gulf Shores Teen Club
Gulf Shores, Ala – The Gulf Shores Recreation Department is excited to announce a new recreation program, Gulf Shores Teen Club (ClubGST), beginning in October of 2019. ClubGST is open to children in grades 6-9.

ClubGST will meet after school every Friday during the months of October 2019-April 2020 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Transportation from school to the Cultural Center will be provided. The registration cost for ClubGST is $40 per month.

Each month will feature a new theme of activities. The schedule is as follows:

October – Sports Theme
  • October 4th : Soccer
  • October 11th : Basketball
  • October 18th : Baseball/Softball
  • October 25th : Flag Football
November – Cooking
  • November 1st : Salad
  • November 8th : Pasta
  • November 15th : Cupcakes
  • November 22nd : Children will make all three for a delicious dinner for their parents

December – Shop
  • December 6th : Birdhouse
  • December 13th : Racecar/Boat
  • December 20th : Dollhouse/Doghouse

January – City Operations
  • January 10th : Recycling
  • January 17th : Fire Department
  • January 24th : Police Department
  • January 31st : Marketing

February – Aquatics
  • February 7th : Lifeguarding
  • February 14th : Pool Maintenance
  • February 21st : Swim Team – Swim Lessons
  • February 28th : Different Aquatics Programs (Water Aerobics, GlideFit, Aquajogging)

March – Fitness Bootcamp
  • March 6th : Course 1
  • March 13th : Course 2
  • March 20th : Course 3
  • March 27th : Bootcamp – All three courses

April – College Inspiration
  • April 3rd : South Alabama
  • April 17th : Columbia Southern
  • April 24th : Coastal

“The Gulf Shores Recreation Department is excited to offer this new opportunity to our local middle school students,” Recreation Manager Nicole Ard said. “We want to provide them with safe
and fun after-school activities that will encourage them to make new friends and explore new hobbies. Our hopes for this new club is that it will instill a confidence in the children as they learn
practical life skills, participate in physical activities and exercise, and hear from several business and college professionals regarding the many options available to them beyond high school.”

Interested children may register for ClubGST at the Bodenhamer Recreation Center or Cultural Center. For more information about ClubGST, please contact Program Coordinator Amanda Deckard by email at or call 251-968-4419.

Hanna Lairy, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, (251) 979-8020

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