Children and families on St. Croix are invited to a "Kids Fishing Tournament” Saturday at the Christiansted Wharf from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. hosted by the Department of Housing, Parks and Recreation.
The tournament is an activity associated with the department’s “Take Me Fishing” afterschool program.
Housing Parks and Recreation Commissioner St. Claire Williams said in a statement, "In our effort to serve more Virgin Islands children and families and promote diverse sports, including those that highlight our long historical culture of fishing, we are hosting this event and encourage families to participate.”
Williams said, “There is no entry fee – food and beverages will be provided for participants.”
The National Park Service, DPNR East End Marine Park, DPNR Fish and Wildlife, Golden Hook Club, NOAA and others are contributing to the tournament.
For more information, call Krystal Hardy-Flores at 773-0160.