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Riverbank State Park Summer Camp begins registration Monday April 4

Photograph: Courtesy of Riverbank Summer Camp

Photograph: Courtesy of Riverbank Summer Camp

Seeking a low-cost summer program for your children? Look no further than Riverbank State Park, Harlem's 28-acre, multilevel facility. At just $550 (plus a $14 registration fee) for seven weeks, the uptown greenspace and rec center offers an extremely affordable experience for city kids. Activities for campers run the gamut, ranging from tennis, skating and swimming to arts and crafts and dance. Parents must register in person and have their child's birth certificate, immunization forms and proof of address on hand. Registration runs from April 4 through June 18. For more low-cost camps, be sure to check out our guide to bargain programs.

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