Southington Recreation Department listings for the Dec. 1 edition

Southington Recreation Department
Town Hall, 75 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Southington, CT 06489
Phone: (860) 276-6219
Fax: (860) 276-6204

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


ARTS & CRAFTS (SPECIAL NEEDS)—Thursdays, Dec. 14, Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 8, April 26, and May 24, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., in the Derynoski Elementary School cafeteria. Cost is $15 per class. Info and registration at


MEN’S WINTER BASKETBALL PROGRAM & OPEN GYM—Registration through Friday, Dec. 15. Open to Southington residents or SHS graduates 18 years or older. Proof of residency is required. Cost is $425 per team (max of 3 non-residents/non grads at $50 per player). Game play begins in January. Open gym at DePaolo Middle School on Mondays, Nov. 27-Dec. 18, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Info and forms at


SAFE BOATING & PERSONAL WATERCRAFT CERTIFICATION COURSE—Feb. 22, 27, and March 1, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., at the Southington Police Dept. education room, 69 Lazy Ln. Attendance is mandatory for all three days. No residency requirements. Must be at least 12 years of age. Cost is $20 per person. With successful completion, participants will need to purchase their certificates directly from the DEEP for an additional fee. Walk-ins will not be accepted. Info and registration at



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.


  • Feb. 14, Mohegan Sun Casino, $52.


  • March 18-26, Southern Cities: Savannah, Charleston & Myrtle Beach (overnight), $1,304-$2,404 pp.


  • April 5, Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, $154.
  • April 6-8, Washington DC Cherry Blossom Festival (overnight), $334-$558.
  • April 7, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, $84-$94.


  • June 16, Lobster Bake in Gloucester and Rockport on Cape Ann, $154.


  • July 4, Macy’s Fireworks and Cruise, $254.
  • July 6-8, Gettysburg and Philadelphia (overnight), $344-$684.
  • July 14, Martha’s Vineyard, $114-$134.
  • July 14, Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY, $120.


  • Aug. 11-12, Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles (overnight), $254-484.
  • Aug. 18, Saratoga Race Course, $102.


  • Sept. 16, Rhode Island Lighthouse Cruise, $130.
  • Sept. 22, Bourne Scallop Festival, $100.
  • Sept. 30, Garlic Festival and Hudson River Foliage Cruise, $104.


  • Oct. 6, New Hampshire Fall Foliage, $184.
  • Oct. 6-7, NASCAR Racing at Dover Downs (overnight), $302-$564.
  • Oct. 13, Boston “On Your Own,” $76.
  • Oct. 27, Haunted Happenings, Salem, MA, $76-$104.


  • Nov. 10, Kittery, Maine Shopping and Lobster Bake, $86-$124.


  • Dec. 8, Christmas Show at Radio City Music Hall, NYC, $TBD.

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