Southington Recreation Department listings for the Aug. 31 edition

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


SOUTHINGTON POOLS. The Memorial Park pool and splash pad is closed for the season. The Recreation Park pool on Maxwell Noble Dr. will remain open through Sunday, Sept. 9 with limited hours. End-of-season pool hours are posted online at and are subject to change based on weather conditions.


YOUTH MARTIAL ARTS. Registration through Friday, Sept. 7. Classes on Mondays, Wednesday, and Saturdays from Sept. 10 to Oct. 20 at Leaderships Martial Arts, 971 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk. Open to Southington children aged 3-12. Tiny Tigers (ages 3-4); Little Dragons (ages 5-6); Karate Kids (ages 7-12). Class times vary by weekday and age group. Cost is $69 and includes a uniform. Info and registration at


KICKBOXING. Registration through Friday, Sept. 7. Classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. or 7:30 to 8:15 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 to 9:30 a.m., from Sept. 11 to Oct. 20, at Leadership Martial Arts, 971 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk. Open to new male and female Southington students aged 14 and up. Prior Kick-Fit class participants are not eligible. Cost is $99 and includes boxing gloves. 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.


  • 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.
  • Nov. 10, Broadway Your Way with matinee of your choice, $149-$219.


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



Wednesdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the town green. Free concerts, along with a free car show. Rain dates will be held on Thursdays. (Sponsors are in parenthesis). For more info, visit


  • Sept. 5, Out the Boxx (Lions Club).

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