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 www.southington.org/recreation.
SOUTHINGTON YOUTH WRESTLING REGISTRATION—Mondays through Fridays, until Oct. 31, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Recreations Department office on the 2nd floor of town hall, 75 Main St. Two evening registration sessions are scheduled: Monday, Oct. 24 and Wednesday, Oct. 26, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Recreation Department office. Open to Southington residents, ages 5 through grade 8. Cost is $125 for the first child ($105 for siblings). Financial aid is available. Contact: David Kanute, (860) 621-5494 or at email@example.com. Forms available at www.southington.org/wrestling.
ASTRONOMY CLASSES—Thursdays, Nov. 3 to Dec. 15, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the town hall, lower level conference room, 75 Main St. Students aged 5-9 will learn about galaxies, nebulas, “dead stars,” black holes and more. Cost is $125 per child. Class size is limited. Program details and mail-in registration forms at www.southington.org/astronomy.
JUNIOR BOWLING CLUB—Saturdays, Nov. 5 to Dec. 10, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at Apple Valley Bowl, 1304 South Main St. Open to children aged 6-16. Bumpers, coaching, and supervision will be available. Cost is $55 per child for 6-weeks, including shoe rental. Program details and mail-in registration at www.southington.org/bowling.
MEN’S WINTER BASKETBALL PROGRAM—Registration open through Friday, Dec. 16. Games will begin in January. Open to Southington residents or Southington High School graduates 18 years or older. Proof of residency is required. Cost is $425 per team with a maximum of 3 non-resident/non-SHS grads per team ($50 per player). Forms and info at www.southington.org/basketball.
MEN’S BASKETBALL OPEN GYM—Mondays, Nov. 28 to Dec. 19, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the DePaolo Middle School gym. Open to teams/players from the Recreation Department winter basketball program. More info at www.southington.org/basketball.
DOG OBEDIENCE CLASSES (BEGINNERS)—Wednesdays, Nov. 9 to Dec. 28, 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. at The Summit at Plantsville, 261 Summit St. Participants should attend the first class without their dogs. Instructor is Kevin Medeiros. All dogs must be at least 3 months of age by the first class and have up-to-date vaccinations. Cost is $105 per dog. More info and forms at
DOG OBEDIENCE CLASSES (INTERMEDIATE)—Thursdays, Nov. 10 to Dec. 29, 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. at The Summit at Plantsville, 261 Summit St. Instructor is Kevin Medeiros. All dogs must be at least 3 months of age by the first class and have up-to-date vaccinations. Cost is $105 per dog. More info and forms at
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.
- Nov. 24, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. $66.
- Dec. 3, Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall, $180.