Go, Do, Learn

July 27, 2007

Frederick, Md., unveils new park

FREDERICK, Md. - The City of Frederick's Parks & Recreation Department announces the opening of Lake Coventry Park, 1321 Schaffer Drive.

The park has a basketball court, 60-foot baseball diamond, playground equipment with swings, slide and tiny tot area, a pavilion with picnic tables, restrooms, electricity, seven benches, a drinking fountain, 16-space parking lot, handicap accessibility and walking and biking paths.

For rental information, call the Recreation Department at 301-600-1493 or 301-600-1492.

Md. hosts canoe championships

McHENRY, Md. - The 2007 USA Canoe and Kayak Slalom National Championship will begin at 5 p.m. with demonstrations Friday, Aug. 3; and continue at 2 p.m. with championships on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Adventure Sports Center International, 250 Adventure Sports Way.

The event will feature the full U.S. National Team in their last competition before the pre-Olympic test event for the 2008 games in Beijing, China.


Also participating will be a group of Iranian female Olympic hopefuls on the last leg of training tour that has taken them to whitewater venues throughout the United States.

The public is invited to attend. For information, go to

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