Summer camp extends affordable fun: Summer job opportunities, adult activities offered

Published 12:03 am Wednesday, April 10, 2019

LAPLACE — Summer is quickly approaching, and the St. John Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for its summer programs and activities for residents of all ages.

Registration is open for the St. John the Baptist Parish Summer Camp for children ages 4 through 12.

The camp is held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, beginning June 10 and ending July 18.

The registration fee is $150 for the six-week camp.

Daily activities include arts and crafts, team sports, swimming, academic enrichment, games, field trips and more.

Registration forms are available at the Parks & Recreation office (gym) at 200 REGALA Park Road in Reserve and can be downloaded from the parish website at

The registration deadline is May 10. Lunch will be provided through the St. John Parish Summer Feeding Program.

The Recreation Department is also accepting applications for summer employment for camp counselors and certified lifeguards.

Assistance with lifeguard certification will be provided, if needed.

Employment applications are available at

Modernized Line Dancing Classes are offered at no cost from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at REGALA Gym.

The St. John Parish Parks and Recreation Department will also be offering water aerobics classes this summer.

More information on this program will be forthcoming.

For updates on programs and activities, visit the Parks & Recreation Page on the St. John website at