United Way of Sidney Donates
To Recreation Commission

SIDNEY-The Sidney Recreation Commission plans and organizes recreational activities for youth and adults in the tri town community. Some of the summer recreational programs that the Sidney Recreation Commission provides are swimming lessons and recreational swim times at the municipal pool. Last year they offered nine different levels of swimming instruction for toddlers to adults with 400 participants. They also offered numerous baseball and softball leagues with 375 participants and a morning gym activity for youth in grades 5 through 12 for a six-week period.

Recreation Commission Award
SURPORT for the Sidney Recreation Commission from the United
Way of Sidney is in the form of a donation. A check is presented to
Paul Foote, Sidney Recreation Commission director by Sheri Young,
past president of the United Way of Sidney.

The Sidney Recreation Commission provides activities in the fall and winter, which include a youth soccer program for children K-6th grade. Last year they had 150 youth on twelve teams that played their games on Sunday. During the months of December through March there is an open gym after school program that runs daily from 3 to 5 p.m. for youth ages 5 to 16. Organized adult leagues are available at the Civic Center gym for basketball and volleyball as well as numerous pickup basketball and volleyball games, which are organized by the Sidney Recreation Commission.

New activities were also started such as adult beginning swimming lessons, a new pony league baseball travel team for youth ages 13-16 and a mixed slow pitch softball league.

The Sidney Recreation Commission provides a healthy and safe environment for all of their participantes. All of the Sidney Recreation Commission youth programs are available for anyone residing in the Sidney Central School District free of charge. Paul Foote, director, thanks the United Way of Sidney for their generous support throughout the years.

The United Way of Sidney is able to support organizations like the Sidney Recreation Commission because of the community's generosity. The United Way of Sidney thanks you for your continued support.

Reprint from The Tri-Town News