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6 days ago, 07/17/2014 at 3:54pm

Free AdmissionParking Fees Waived at
County Parks Next Weekend

Plan now for some time in Lee County parks later this month. Lee County commissioners have designated Saturday, July 26,and Sunday, July 27, as dates during which parking fees will be waived at Lee County managed boat ramps and regional parks, and admission will be waived at the county’s swimming pools in recognition of NationalPark and Recreation Month.

Sites on or near Fort Myers Beachwhere the parking fees will be waived areBowditch Point, Lynn Hall Park, Bonita Beachand Bunche Beach.

Not included in the free parking weekend are sites within city limits of other governments, including Barefoot Beach, beachaccess points managed by the Town of FortMyers Beach, City of Sanibel sites includingthe south side of Blind Pass, and any CapeCoral parks.

"Lee County is pleased to be a part ofthe nationwide celebration and help recog-nize the value and benefits of parks andrecreation,” said Dave Harner, Lee CountyParks & Recreation director. "Enjoy a freesummer weekend at our facilities.”Lee County Summer Camps also areparticipating. To recognize this annual celebration, each Lee County Parks & Recreationsummer camp site will provide an activity orproject to showcase within its park setting.The 2014 national theme is Out Is In, focusing on setting trends instead of followingthem, making this the year people go outside,change their outlook and get involved in theircommunity through parks and recreation.Directions and more information are atwww.leeparks.org. Call (239) 533-7275 oremail leeparks@leegov.com.

Information Provided by Lee County Parks and Recreation