Welcome to the first edition of the Highlands Recreation District’s eNews. We hope that you will find it useful in staying informed of the current happenings at “The Rec”.
It is our pleasure to introduce you to Natalee Garay-Espinal, our new EEC Director! Natalee’s most recent experience is with Palo Alto Community Child Care where she served as a Center Director for the past three years. Prior to that she worked at the Country Day Little School and the Happy Campers Preschool where she worked as a teacher, lead teacher and as a Director. Natalee received her…
The HRD has set up holiday decorations on the deck overlooking the tennis courts. Stop by after hours and take a holiday photo in Santa’s sleigh. Just look for the 10ft inflatable Santa, you can’t miss it! Please don’t forget to wear your mask and remain socially distant when visiting.
The After School Program is a licensed childcare program for children ages 5-12 and grades Pre-K-5. Each day children are provided multiple activities to choose from including: sports, arts and crafts, games, and free play. There's quiet time for homework, creative projects and rousing games every afternoon.
Thank you to everyone who has been sticking with us here at the Pool since we re-opened on May 28! Operating during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge, but your continued patronage and support means we can continue to offer quality aquatics programming for you and your family. Your safety will continue to be our top priority.
Happy Holidays from the EEC staff and welcome to our festive classrooms! We have been getting cozy in our winter themed houses, sipping on cocoa, eating cookies and keeping warm while the icicles form. The children have enjoyed making winter themed art projects and learning about the changes in weather, Hanukkah and Christmas. We’ve enjoyed a lot of time outside making obstacle courses, riding…
The virtual visits with Santa that were held on December 12 were a big hit! Each family was excited to speak with Santa and tell them what they wanted for Christmas.
To spread holiday cheer, the children in the After School Program joyfully decorated holiday cards to be sent out to the senior residents in the Highlands. Children wrote sweet notes inside, wishing everyone Happy Holidays!