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Cary Park District offers trips, fun programs for teens

A variety of trips are offered at the Cary Park District to capture the attention of teenagers of every age.

Sign-up is available online or in person at the Community Center, 255 Briargate Road, Cary. For information on these or any other Park District programs, call the Cary Park District at 847-639-6100.

Urban Air Adventure Park

It’s an indoor fun park for the older kids. Urban Air is a year-round ultimate indoor amusement playground. Teens, ages 11 to 14, enjoy the indoor coaster, ropes course, climbing wall, warrior obstacle course and more. Kids must be 48 inches tall to attend. This trip is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. June 12. Transportation leaves from and returns to the Community Center. Cost is $60 for residents and $90 for nonresidents.

Day at the Beach

Enjoy the sunny-beach lifestyle, have fun building sand castles and play water games with friends. Please remember to pack a sack lunch, bathing suit, towel and sunscreen. Also, teens should be ages 11 to 14 years and have a signed waiver in order to attend the trip. Waivers will be distributed the day of the trip, so a parent must walk their child into the Community Center to sign the form. This trip is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 25. Transportation leaves from and returns to the Community Center. Cost is $20 for residents and $30 for nonresidents.

Can You Escape?

What is an escape room? You’re shut in a room with a group of friends, and now you need to figure out what to do. You have one hour to use your brain power, wits and collective knowledge to find hidden clues, solve challenging puzzles and overcome obstacles to escape before the clock runs out. Teens aged 11 to 16 should join us from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 11. Transportation leaves from and returns to the Community Center. Cost is $40 for residents and $60 for nonresidents.

Ultimate Ninjas

Teens ages 11 to 14 years can battle their way through a Ninja Warrior course, compete against competitors and participate in an obstacle race. Parents will need to complete a waiver before the trip. This trip is scheduled from 5 to 9:30 p.m. July 26. Transportation leaves from and returns to the Community Center. Cost is $38 for residents and $57 for nonresidents.

Brookfield Zoo

Are you looking for something exciting to do with friends and family? Spend the day enjoying the animals, interactive exhibits and more at Brookfield Zoo. This trip is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6. Cost is $57 for residents and $86 for nonresidents. Transportation leaves from and returns to the Community Center.

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