Long lines form as parents try to grab a coveted spot in Summer Fun

Dozens line up to grab coveted spots in Summer Fun program

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Registration for the city’s wildly-popular Summer Fun program doesn’t start until Saturday, but people started lining Friday morning to secure their children’s spots.

At Manoa Valley District Park, dozens of people set up chairs and brought books for the long wait.

Registration for Summer Fun programs in District I (Hawaii Kai to McCully) and District II (Makiki to Aiea) begins 9 a.m. Saturday and continues through noon.

Registrations will continue Monday and Tuesday, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Those who live in District III (Pearlridge to Waianae to Wahiawa), District IV (Waialua to Waimanalo) and District V (Central Oahu Regional Park) can register May 18, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Registration will also be held May 20 and 21, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis.

There’s a $25 registration fee and an activity fee, which varies from site to site.

The city’s Summer Fun program serves roughly 10,000 school-aged children.

This year’s program will run Mondays through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. from June 13 through July 26.

The program gives kids an opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of activities, including arts and crafts, sports, Hawaiiana and more.

For a list of the 2019 Summer Fun locations click here.

If you are interested in working for the Summer Fun Program, please click here for more information.

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