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Essex Summer Program and Aquatics Registrations Opens

Essex Summer Program and Aquatics Registrations Opens

Beginning today, July 2, Town of Essex residents will be able to register for upcoming day camp programs and aquatic activities.

In-person day camps will begin on Monday, July 6 with limited enrollment available. The day camps will operate under the new standards and procedures set out by the Province of Ontario and Windsor-Essex County Health Unit to ensure a safe environment for all participants. In-person day camps will be available for full-week registrations at $175/child.

New virtual day camps will also be open for registration on July 2. This unique week-long program is offered in partnership with, an online services which provides a full digital experience for campers, and will cost $60/child.

“This camp is not sitting in front of a computer for hours on end,” said Cynthia Cakebread, Manager of Recreation and Culture. “Our virtual campers will be immersed in activities and strive for achievements throughout the week while receiving individual feedback from our counselors.”

Going forward, regular weekly registrations for day camps will open at 12:00pm for in-person day camps every Wednesday for Town of Essex residents, and Friday for non-residents.

Adult aquatic programs will also begin on July 6, with limited registration offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. The weekly aquatics programs will be posted, starting July 2, to the Town’s social media accounts and under the “Recreation Programs” section. To register for day camps, visit online or call 519-776-8992.

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