Recreation Department listings for the June 10 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.

SOCCER CLUB REGISTRATION—Through Sunday, June 19 for the 2016 fall program. Programs are open to Southington boys and girls born between 2002 and 2011. A copy of a birth certificate is required for all new and returning players. Register online at: www.southingtonsoccer.org.

SUMMER HOOPS PROGRAM—Registration through Monday, June 20. Program runs on Wednesdays, July 6-Aug. 17, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Panthorn Park. Rain dates are Thursdays. Open to Southington residents entering grades 4-8 in the fall. No tryouts. Teams chosen each week. Cost is $25 per child ($50 max per family). More info at www.sybahoops.org or www.southington.org/summerhoops.

SOUTHINGTON POOL OPENINGS/HOURS—Pools at Recreation Park and Memorial Park will open on Saturday, June 25, at 11 a.m. Hours of operation are, Mondays thru Fridays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Pools are free and open to Southington residents, but residents may bring one non-resident guest. Proper ID and proof of residency is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. More info at www.southington.org/pools.

CAMP RISE REGISTRATION—Program takes place July 11-14 and July 18-21, noon to 3 p.m., at South End School and Recreation Park. Open to children with special needs, entering grades 6-12 in the fall. Cost is $120 per child. Space is extremely limited. More info and forms available at www.southington.org/CampRISE.

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.

CAMP RISE REGISTRATION—Program takes place July 11-14 and July 18-21, noon to 3 p.m., at South End School and Recreation Park. Open to children with special needs, entering grades 6-12 in the fall. Cost is $120 per child. Space is extremely limited. More info and forms available at www.southington.org/CampRISE.

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.

FAMILY MUSIC THERAPY—Tuesdays, Aug. 2-Aug. 30, 6 p.m.-6:45 p.m., in the lower level of the library. Open to Southington children with special needs and their families. Program nurtures social, physical, and emotional skills through interactive music, singing, playing instruments, and creative movement. Cost is $80 per child. Program details and forms available at www.southington.org/MusicTherapy.

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 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

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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