Annual Children's Fishing Derby set for June 9.
May 16, 2012
Grab your pole and head to Caruth Park on June 9 for the City's annual Fishing Derby.
The pond will be stocked and the fish will be biting! The City of University Park will host this year's Children's Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 9 at Caruth Park from 9 a.m. to noon. Children must bring their own pole and bait. "Catch and release" procedures will be followed. Awards will be presented for the largest and smallest fish caught.
There will also be door prizes, snacks and drinks. Parents are encouraged to register their children for the event by contacting the Park Department at 214-987-5488. Registration will also be allowed at the park on the day of the event.
Event sponsors: The Rhodes Group, Chick-fil-A, Park Cities People and UP Public Library.
Please note: UP Public Library’s Summer Reading Club kick-off/registration will take place (9 a.m. to noon) at Caruth Park alongside the Children’s Fishing Derby. Champion Top Spinner Valerie Oliver will provide the entertainment.
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