School is out for the summer, but the
weather isn't making it feel much like summer vacation.
"I like having the freedom of
being able to do whatever you want," said Austin Rosenberg of
Students at the Boys and Girls Club in
Wausau say they couldn't be happier.
"I look forward to coming here
when school ends because I don't really have a lot to do at home,"
said Raina Thomas of Wausau.
"I think the big thing is just giving
kids a structured, safe environment, to be in on a daily basis, where
they can have fun," said Boys and Girls Club Executive Director
Even though school is over, the one
thing that's missing is warmer weather.
"I think it's time for summer to
come," Rosenberg told Newsline 9.
At the Aquatic Center in Weston,
managers say when school is out, usually the pools are filled with
children, but because of the weather, they aren't even open.
"In the past we've been swarmed
for free day, everyone gets out of school, they want to celebrate.
This is the first year we haven't had a free day for the opening of
the season," said Weston Aquatic Center Manager Dylan O'Connor.
That's because it's been too cold.
"If it's under 65 degrees, there's
so few people here that it really doesn't pay to operate the
facility," O'Connor told Newsline 9.
At the Boys and Girls Club, it doesn't
matter if it's chilly outside.
"It certainly doesn't hurt us to
have an indoor space where they can come and be comfortable and have
a lot of fun," Stezenski-Williams told Newsline 9.
Fun that's certain to continue, as
summer vacation gets underway. Now all we need, is for it to feel
The Weston Aquatic Center says the pool
will open when the weather cooperates.