Recreation Department listings for the March 25 edition

recreation listings

Registration for the following classes and programs, unless otherwise noted, can be made at the Southington Recreation Department at (860) 276-6219. Checks should be payable to Town of Southington. Pre-registration and payment is required. For more information, registration forms, or an activity schedule visit

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S SUMMER SOFTBALL LEAGUES—The Southington Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the Men’s and Women’s Summer Softball Leagues through Friday, March 25. Checks should be made payable to “Town of Southington.” Completed roster forms must be accompanied by a photocopied ID for all players, no exceptions by April 8 (men) or April 29 (women). Blank forms and league fees are available at  Contact: (860) 276-6219.

ADULT FITNESS CLASSES—Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 29-May 31 (except April 12, 14, 26), 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., at the Kelley Elementary School gymnasium. Low/high aerobics and strength training with free weights. Cost is $60. More info and forms at

PLAYGROUND PROGRAM REGISTRATION—Online registration April 2-April 8 at  The program is open to Southington children who will be entering grades 1-6 in the fall. Payments will be due in the Recreation office by Friday, April 22. Program takes place at South End School and Recreation Park, Mondays thru Fridays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with four sessions that total 7 weeks during the summer. Cost is $120 per child, per session (Session 4 is $60) with 2 session maximum.

ZUMBA CLASSES FOR ADULTS—Mondays and Wednesdays, April 18-June 6, at Plantsville Elementary School gymnasium. Open to ages 18 and up. Cost is $60. More info and forms at

ZUMBA KIDS—Mondays, April 18-June 6, 5 p.m.-6 p.m., at the Bliss Dance & Wellness Center, 991 South Main St., Plantsville. Designed exclusively for kids, these classes are high-energy fitness parties with specially choreographed kid-friendly routines. No previous Zumba experience required. Cost is $35 per child. More info at

TENNIS MATCH PLAY—Tuesdays, 6 p.m.-7 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., from April 19 to May 28, at the Panthorn Park tennis courts, Burritt St., Plantsville. Open to Southington residents entering grades 6-12 in the fall. This program allows experienced tennis players to play against each other in an organized setting. Cost is $60 per student. Space is limited. More info and forms available at

TINY HAWK SOCCER & BASKETBALL PROGRAM—Tuesdays, May 10 to June 7, 5:30 p.m.-6:15 p.m., at the DePaolo Middle School gym. Introductory program open to Southington boys and girls ages 3-4. Cost is $70 per child. Class size is limited. More info and forms available at

MINI HAWK SOCCER & TEE-BALL PROGRAM—Tuesdays, May 10 to June 7, 6:20 p.m.-7:20 p.m., at the DePaolo Middle School gym. Introductory program open to Southington boys and girls ages 5-7. Cost is $70 per child. Class size is limited. More info and forms available at

SKYHAWKS TRACK & FIELD CAMP—Now accepting registration for the track & field camp for Southington boys and girls aged 7-12. The program will take place on Monday, Aug. 1 to Friday, Aug. 5, 9 a.m.-noon, at the Southington High School track. The camp will focus on the following events: long distance, sprints, soft hurdles, relays, shot put, discus, and standing long-jump. Cost is $115 per child. Forms and details are available at Contact: (860) 276-6219.


For additional information and cost, visit Payment is due at registration. All trips are non-smoking and non-alcoholic. Insurance is available. Trips depart from the commuter lot in Cheshire on Route 10, close to the I-691. Checks should be made payable to Town of Southington. Contact the Recreation Dept at (860) 276-6219.


  • May 28-30, Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park


  • June 14-16, Cape May, N.J.
  • June 26, Newport “On Your Own”


  • July 9, Martha’s Vineyard
  • July 23, National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, N.Y.
  • July 28, Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island


  • Aug. 6, Saratoga Race Course
  • Aug. 13, Whale Watch, Plymouth, Mass.


  • Sept. 10, Hampton Beach Seafood Festival
  • Sept. 23-25, Niagara Falls, Canada


  • Oct. 1-2, Nascar Racing at Dover Downs
  • Oct. 8, Vermont Fall Foliage
  • Oct. 15, Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo
  • Oct. 29, Salem, Mass. “Haunted Happenings”
  • Oct. 31-Nov. 1, Halloween at the Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pa.


  • Nov. 24, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade


  • Dec. 3, Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall
  • Dec. 11, New York City “On Your Own”

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