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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Kicking-Off A ‘Safe Summer’ with Xtreme Teens Annual TeenFest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 18, 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: KIRA CALM LEWIS 301-446-3327 - or - Kira.CalmLewis@pgparks.com 
                                    IYANA MOORE 301-446-3313 - or – Iyana.Moore@pgparks.com  

Kicking-Off A ‘Safe Summer’ with M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation 
Xtreme Teens Hosts Annual Teen Fest 

Riverdale, MD – Hosted annually by the M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County’s Xtreme Teens, TeenFest plays an important role as the kick-off event of their signature ‘Safe Summer’ program. Occurring every June, TeenFest is a whirlwind of fun, encompassing many teens’ favorite activities. The celebration includes live entertainment, dancing, carnival-themed games, swimming, and free food. This year, TeenFest is at Allentown Splash, Tennis, and Fitness Park!

WHAT: TeenFest

WHEN: Saturday, June 22, 5 – 8 p.m.

WHERE: Allentown Splash, Tennis, and Fitness Park, 7210 Allentown Road, Fort Washington, MD 20743

COST: FREE, with registration

Safe Summer is Xtreme Teens’ late night (10pm-midnight) summer recreation program that offers extended community center hours for teens and young adults who are Prince George’s County residents, ages 12-24 years old. This program runs from June to August at multiple locations and community centers throughout the county. Safe Summer offers recreation, safe spaces, and positive youth development for participants. For more information about this signature program, click here.

Xtreme Teens has lots of exciting activities and events for young people, ages 10-17, year-round. The programs push the boundaries of traditional recreation and strives to reduce idleness among youth to prepare them for the future. Xtreme Teens aims to increase the readiness of young people through high quality, and community-supported events, programs, and services. For more information about Xtreme Teens, click here.

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