Saturday, October 4, 2014

Active Kids Around Pottstown

There are a number of ways your kids can get active around Pottstown in the coming months. Here's a look at some of them.

-- Two special children's roller skating parties open to the public will be held at Ringing Rocks Skating Rink on Wednesday, Oct. 8 and Wednesday, Oct. 15.

Both are from 6 to 8 p.m.

The Oct. 8 party is for students in 4K through second grade.

The Oct. 15 party is for students in third through fifth grades.

The cost is only $2 in advance or $2.50 at the door and skate rentals are only $1.

Admission for parents is free and children should be picked up for 8:15 p.m.

Advance Tickets are available at the Pottstown Parks and Recreation Department office in Borough Hall, 100 E. High St.

-- PAL Youth Wrestling Registration will be held Saturday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Nov. 1 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the field house at the Pottstown High School's Grigg Memorial Stadium.

It is open to all Pottstown-area residents ages 5 to 13 years old.

Registration is $35 and a copy of the child's birth certificate and insurance information is required.

Matches will be held on Saturdays in December, January and February.

Call Rich and Kim Deppen (coaches) at 610-476-7089; or Aram and Donna Ecker (president and coach) at 610-326-5011.

-- The Greater Pottstown Tennis Association will conduct a free 10 and under tennis clinic over the winter months.

It will be held indoors at the YMCA, 724 N. Adams St. and racquets will be available to use for free.

The first session will be from Nov. 2 to Dec. 23. The second session will be from Jan. 2 to Feb. 27.

For both sessions, ages 8 to 10 will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays; ages 3 to 5 will be on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and ages 5 to 7 will be Fridays from 6 to 7 p.m.

To register, e-mail your child's name and address and age to

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