June 22, 2010 |

Summer Food program begins this week

Citiparks Department has launched its Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) which serves healthy breakfasts, lunches and snacks to all children up to 18 years old, as well as mentally disabled individuals up to 21 years old.

The nine-week program continues weekdays until Friday, Aug. 20, at dozens of sites throughout the city. While larger sites such as the 10 Citiparks Community Recreation Centers will operate all summer long, many other smaller and part-time sites will operate on modified schedules.

Typical Summer Food Service Program menus feature: Breakfast: cereal, whole wheat muffin, breakfast bars, juice and low fat milk; Lunch: sandwich, fruit or vegetable, juice and low fat milk; and, Snack: low fat snack and juice.

South Pittsburgh locations include:

Arlington Community Center, 2201 Salisbury St., South Side

Arlington Heights, 3123 Cordell Place, Arlington.

Armstrong Park, S. 12th St., South Side.

Brookline Memorial Community Center, 1400 Oakridge St., Brookline.

Knoxville United Church, 148 Jucunda Street, Knoxville.

Lighthouse Memorial Church, 810 Fisher St., St. Clair/Knoxville.

Moore Pool, 1801 Pioneer Ave., Brookline.

Ormsby Community Center, 79 S. 22nd St., South Side.

Phillips Park, 201 Parkfield St., Carrick.

Ream Pool, 321 Merrimac St., Mt. Washington.

Warrington Community Center, 329 E. Warrington Ave., Beltzhoover.

For hours of operation, call Citiparks at 412-244-3911 or the individual sites.

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