City of Providence Offering Free Summer Breakfast and Lunch

[ 0 ] July 13, 2012 |

The City of Providence’s Summer Food Service Program for Children is now operating in neighborhood centers and parks throughout the city.

The federal program, which is administered by the Department of Parks & Recreation in conjunction with the Rhode Island Department of Education, serves free breakfast and lunch to children at 31 area recreation centers, pools, water parks and community organizations.

The program allows for meals to be eaten at the site only. Approximately 5,000 meals will be provided daily to Providence children 18 years of age or younger, Monday through Friday, July 2 through August 17 at the following locations:

Davey Lopes Pool
227 Dudley Street
11:45AM – 1:45PM

Fox Point Waterpark
Wickenden Street
11:45AM – 1:45PM

George J. West Waterpark
Chalkstone/Mount Pleasant Avenue
10:45AM – 12:45PM

Joslin Recreation Center Pool
17 Hyat Street
11:00AM – 1:00PM

Harriet and Sayles Waterpark
199 Oxford Street
11:45AM – 1:45PM

Neutaconkanut Recreation Center Pool
675 Plainfield Street
11:45AM – 1:45PM

Recreation Department – Main Building water park
11 West Drive
11:15AM – 1:15PM

Pleasant Street Water Park
Pleasant Street
11:30 – 1:30PM

Sackett Street Water Park
159 Sackett Street
10:45AM – 12:45PM

Selim-Rogers Recreation Center Pool
60 Camden Avenue
10:45AM – 12:45PM

Southside Water Park
674 Prairie Avenue
11:00AM – 1:00PM

West End Recreation Center Bucklin Pool
109 Bucklin Street
11:45AM – 1:30PM

Zuccolo Recreation Center Pool
11 Gesler Street
12:15 – 1:45PM

Lockwood Plaza
50 Prairie Avenue
11:30AM – 1:30PM

Billy Taylor Playground
Camp Street
11:45AM – 1:45PM

Candace Street Playground
Candace & Orms Street
10:30AM – 12:30PM

Dexter Training Ground
73 Dexter Street
10:30AM – 12:30PM

Fargnoli Park
Across 950 Smith Street
11:00AM – 1:00PM

Mattie Smith Playground
Glenham & Taylor Street
11:15AM – 1:15PM

O’Brien Park
Corner of Regent Street & River Avenue
10:30AM – 12:30PM

Pearl Street Playground
Pearl & Providence Streets
11:15AM – 1:15PM

Riverside Park
50 Aleppo Street
11:15AM – 1:15PM

Wiggins Village
207 Cranston Street
11:00AM – 1:00PM

Donigian Park
247 Valley Street
11:30AM – 1:30PM

Wallace Street Park
Wallace & Cumerford Streets

Hopkins Square Park
St. Ann’s Church

Lippitt Park
1001 Hope Street

Corliss Park
30 Corina Street

Jennifer Rivera
40 Niagara Street

Chad Brown
Chad Brown Street

For more information on the program, contact John Rotatori, Director of the Summer Food Services Program at 785-9450 ext 231.

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