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can successfully prune. Nichola has been keeping up on setting markers at the Cemetery and AJ has transitioned into <br /> baseball season mode. Dustin &Travis still help us out when we can.The crew really appreciates the help with the <br /> sanitation route that needs to happen 3x a week. <br /> Washington Park Update: Washington Park remains busy with visitors and even a few campers. We have yet to have an <br /> empty campground this winter.Thanks to Sky who put out additional reminders for social distancing and mask wearing. <br /> Utility upgrade project is on track in the "A"section. Still hoping to be done with this project by April 1. <br /> Pickleball Court Update- Exciting news for the pickle ball community. We have all four nets up on the courts. We have <br /> only had two up because of covid. We have additional signage to encourage users to not cluster and to only have 4 <br /> people per court. <br /> Nicole Johnston, Parks Manager <br /> Recreation Staff Report: <br /> Youth Basketball: The modified practice only basketball season began February 15t. Each team has no more than six <br /> players and one coach, practices have an emphasis on individual development and skill building. We currently have 78 <br /> children participating in the program. <br /> Pee Wee Sports: The modified Pee Wee Sports Camp began February 24th, the program has 33 children enrolled in <br /> the program.The children are divided into small groups and will participate in a different sporting activity each week. <br /> Fieldhouse Fun: The modified fieldhouse fun class began February 23rd.The toddler movement and sport course <br /> provides small children and their parents an opportunity to move and play in a semi structured environment. <br /> Fitness Fun: Staff partnered with the Anacortes Library to offer a virtual fitness program.The program guides you <br /> through a four-part video series with options for all fitness levels.The program offered a weekly fitness video to <br /> promote the community to stay active in a safe and fun <br /> manner. <br /> Senior Center: Staff has partnered with the Senior Center to offer a virtual exercise program (Silver Foxes w/Richard <br /> Simmons)for seniors via Zoom. Staff has been facilitating the online programing and sharing the video to the <br /> participants.The program began February 15t and will continue to run Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am- <br /> 11am. <br /> Depot Plaza Restroom Project: Delivery and installation of the new restroom unit occurred on February 3 &4. <br /> There are still some items the manufacturer, CXT, needs to complete before we can open the restroom to the public. We <br /> will install timed locks so the restroom can be open for set number of hours during the day.The restroom should be <br /> ready to go by the time the Farmer's Market resumes in April. <br /> Restroom <br /> Anacortes Waterfront Alliance Partnership: Matt Halliday is the new director of AWA.The Recreation division is <br /> working with Matt (AWA)to provide summer learn to sail classes this summer. We are confident we can offer some sore <br /> of class schedule safely under COVID protocols. <br /> Summer A-Town Publication: Staff has been informed there will be a Summer A-Town Publication this year so that <br /> we can advertise recreation programs that will be offered this summer.The publication is currently scheduled to be sent <br /> out around mid-May. <br /> Spring Recreation Programs: We are looking at what type of recreation programs we can run over the next couple <br /> months under Phase 2 COVID guidelines. In addition to the aforementioned,we are looking at offering some type of <br /> Youth Track and Field Program,Youth Volleyball League, and Adult Sports program. <br /> Dustin South, Recreation Manager <br /> Travis Anderson, Recreation Coordinator <br />