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Block party caps Sanibel Rec anniversary

By Staff | Nov 30, 2012

PHOTO PROVIDED Swimming patrons wish the Sanibel Rec Center a happy 5th birthday.

The Sanibel Recreation Center is celebrating its fifth anniversary on Saturday with a block party and beach walk.

The festivities begin at 7:30 a.m. with the Jingle Bell 5K Beach Walk at Bowman’s Beach, sponsored by Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club and FISH of Sanibel. The block party follows at 11 a.m. at the Rec Center, 3880 Sanibel Captiva Road. The fun lasts until 1 p.m.

A free five-year commemorative T-shirt will be given to block party attendees while supplies last. Block party activities include basketball free throw toss contest, tennis skill games, facility tours, open swim, bounce house and backyard games.

Healthy snacks will be served and a birthday cake will be cut at 12:45 p.m.

For more information call the Sanibel Recreation Center at (239) 472-0345 or visit the web site at www.mysanibel.com.