Recreation Department listings for the May 27 edition

recreation listingsRegistration 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 www.southington.org/recreation.

TENNIS LESSONS—Open to Southington residents aged 4-18. Session I: June 20-30. Session II: July 5-14. Session III: July 18-28. Session IV: Aug. 1-11, at the SHS tennis courts. Each two-week session runs Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. (ages 4-5); 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m. (ages 6-7); 11 a.m.-noon (ages 8-9); 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. (ages 10-18) with Fridays open for rain dates if needed. Cost is $65 per session, and a smaller, lightweight racquet will be provided for children aged 4-9. More info at www.southington.org/tennis.

TENNIS MATCH PLAY— Open to Southington residents entering grades 6-12. Session I: June 20-30. Session II: July 5-14. Session III: July 18-28. Session IV: Aug. 1-11, at the SHS tennis courts. High school students (grades 9-12) will play from 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Middle school students (grades 6-8) will play from 9:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. These two-week programs are for experienced tennis players to play against each other in an organized setting with guidance from the Park & Rec tennis coaches. Cost is $30 per session. More info at www.southington.org/tennis.

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 www.southington.org/TrackCamp. Contact: (860) 276-6219.

MUSIC ON THE GREEN

Free concerts, along with a free car show, takes place every Wednesday through Aug. 31 on the Town Green. Music begins at 7 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. Rain dates will be held on Thursdays. Dogs, skateboards, in-line skates/rollerblades, bicycles, scooters (gas, battery or push) and motorized vehicles are not allowed on the grounds during this event. A $25 violation fee applies. Police dogs, as well as dogs certified for use by disabled persons, are exempt.

June

  • June 1, On The Serious Side
  • June 8, Sharades
  • June 15, Terrapin
  • June 22, Dyn-O-Myte Disco Review
  • June 29, Truck Stop Troubadours

July

  • July 6, Soul Sound Revue
  • July 13, Glamour Girls
  • July 20, The Diamond Collection
  • July 27, The Sam Vinci Orchestra

August

  • Aug. 3, Dennis Polisky & Maestro’s Men
  • Aug. 10, Darik and the Funbags
  • Aug. 17, Norm Flash and the Starfires
  • Aug. 24, The Kyle Niles Band
  • Aug. 31, E-2 An Eagles Experience

BUS TRIPS

For additional information and cost, visit www.southington.org/BusTrips 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.

June

  • June 14-16, Cape May, N.J.

July

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

August

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

September

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

October

  • 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.

November

  • Nov. 24, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

December

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

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