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News from the Beach
June 16, 2015
Hello Summer!
 
 
This is it: SUMMER!
 
Sunday, June 21st marks the first day of the summer season, and Monday, June 22nd is Opening Day 2015 at KBIA. Thanks to our hard-working faculty and staff, we are ready to welcome new faces and welcome back old friends. And if you want to bring a friend, please do!  This year during Week 1 and Week 9 no membership fee will be required to register for classes, so this is a great time to share the KBIA experience or even check us out for the first time! See you Opening Day!
 
 
 
 
 
Registration reminder
 
It's been a busy spring for us in the office at KBIA, and we thank all of our preregistered families for helping us in advance. Just a reminder that registration is first come, first served, and classes are filling up! We are open all this week in advance of Opening Day, so don't hesitate to contact us!
 
Please be advised our office hours are:
 
8 AM to 5 PM Mondays
9 AM to 4 PM Tuesdays — Fridays
(and closed 12-1 PM for lunch)
 
 
 
'This table is reserved'
 
Back by popular demand, we have bundled some of our most popular classes to give children a three-hour (or, with tennis, four-hour) period of KBIA programming with supervision included between classes.
 
Again this year, we have added a Bundle
Coordinator position to oversee the children throughout the day, and we will reserve one picnic table exclusively for these children. For those children who opt for the extended hour, we will have a reserved spot for their belongings while they are at their tennis lessons. Please look for the blue wheelbarrow!
 
And as a reminder for the bundles, parents drop off their child at the first class and pick them up at their last class.
 
 
 
Sail the Cove! Kayak the Cove!
 
 
There's nothing quite like the feel of setting sail in the Cove -- or paddling its gentle waters. We invite members of all ages to enjoy KBIA’s spectacular waterfront during our scheduled “Open Sail” sessions, which are available to all KBIA members (parents, grandparents and children) who would like to independently enjoy the Cove in one of KBIA’s sailboats or kayaks. Previous sailing and kayaking experience is required, as well as a life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.
 
Saturday, June 28......................................... 9 to 11:30 AM
Saturday, July 4........................................... 12 to 4 PM
Sunday, July 5............................................. 12 to 4 PM
Saturday, July 18......................................... 12 to 4 PM
Sunday, July 19........................................... 12 to 4 PM
Saturday, Aug. 1.......................................... 11 AM to 3 PM
Sunday, Aug. 2............................................ 11 AM to 3 PM
Saturday, Aug. 15........................................ 11 AM to 3 PM
 
 

Explore the Cove on guided walk
 
At high tide, the Cove at KBIA provides just enough water to swim, sail and explore the waters wih a paddle. It's a whole new world at low tide, however, where snails, crabs and other creatures can be found. Come explore the majestic Cove at low tide on a guided walk during low tide and see all the natural treasures you can find!
 
Saturday, June 27..... 1 to 3 PM
Saturday, July 11...... 1 to 3 PM
Sunday, July 26........ 12 to 2 PM
Saturday, August 8....12 to 2 PM
 
Cost is $10 per family; please register at the office prior to the walk. This family activity is open to the public, so please invite your friends and neighbors and help us spread the word.
 
 

Volunteers Needed!
 
KBIA 5k Road Race & 1k Kids Fun Run
Sunday, July 12 
 
Registration is open for our KBIA 5k/1k road race on Sunday, July 12th, but if you are looking to participate in another way, we are also looking for volunteers.  The first 30 volunteers to sign up get a free KBIA Volunteer t-shirt.  A fun way to get involved with a great fundraiser benefiting KBIA summer programs!
 
 
Runners can REGISTER HERE
 
 
 
In the News
 
Did you hear? Mother's Beach, with a nod to KBIA's playground, were listed as one of the top family friendly beaches!  We are proud of our contribution to family summer fun to all who visit the Kennebunk area.  Pass the word along!