News Release - City of Rochester’s Department of Recreation and Youth Services to Host Open House Meetings

City of Rochester

News Release

(Monday, Nov. 4, 2013) – The City of Rochester’s Department of Recreation and Youth Services is inviting the public to attend and participate in community open houses to solicit feedback on recreation and youth programming in the city. Participants are encouraged to voice their own ideas on how the City can improve services and how staff can best meet the needs of the community. Open house sessions will be held at nine City Recreation and Community Centers on the following dates:

6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14
• Adams Street Community Center, 85 Adams St.
• Flint Street Community Center, 271 Flint St.

6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21
• Edgerton Community Center, 41 Backus St.
• Campbell Street Community Center, 524 Campbell St.

6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5
• Humboldt Street Recreation Center, 1045 Atlantic Ave.
• Avenue D Community Center, 200 Avenue D

6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 12
• Thomas P. Ryan Community Center, 530 Webster Ave.
• Roxie Ann Sinkler Recreation Center, 75 Grover St.
• Carter Street Community Center, 500 Carter St.

Topics for discussion include the benefits of recreation programs to neighborhoods, access to programs, opportunities for volunteerism and the effectiveness of current offerings at Community and Recreation Centers. Participants are encouraged to offer ideas for community collaboration and attracting more youth to the facilities. For more information call the Department of Recreation and Youth Services at 428-6755.


News Media: For more information, contact Tony Jordan, Assistant Commissioner of Recreation, at 428-6755.