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					Farmington Recreation

                 2011
  Spring & Summer
   Program Guide


        Farmington Recreation
         7 Westwoods Drive
           Farmington, CT
               06032

       Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  Phone: 860.675.2540          Fax: 860.675.2544
            http://rec.farmington-ct.org

     Farmington Recreation…Now More Than Ever

  Registration begins March 21st.
                        FARMINGTON RECREATION
                                                7 WESTWOODS DRIVE
                                                  FARMINGTON, CT
                                                       06032

                                     Department Director………Nancy Parent, M.S.W.
                                   Recreation Supervisor………Priscilla H. Peale, C.P.R.P.
                                      Recreation Coordinator………Geoffrey P. Porter
                                        Recreation Secretary………Theresa J. Solla



                             OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
                              PHONE: 860.675.2540            FAX: 860.675.2544
                                    WEBSITE: http://rec.farmington-ct.org


                                              MISSION STATEMENT
    Farmington Recreation is dedicated to providing wholesome recreation and leisure activities for the enjoyment of
    all residents in the community. Recreation promotes good health, friendships, and opportunities for sharing family
    time. New challenges, outdoor adventures, positive competition, creativity, and lifetime opportunities are other
    endless benefits.




    Did you know?
             Farmington Recreation is not supported by tax dollars.
             Farmington Recreation is responsible for funding full time and part time salaries,
             benefits, heat, telephone, electricity, office supplies, and all program expenses.
             Farmington Recreation provided over $3,500.00 in scholarships in 2010 for families
             in need who met Federal Income Guidelines for Financial Assistance.
             Farmington Recreation is involved with programs that support the local food pantry.
             Farmington Recreation is in need of donations to support our recreation services.

    Please contact us if you would like to sponsor…
             Summer Concert Series
             Ice Cream Sundae Night
             Spring Egg Hunt
             Doozy of a Dog Show
             Old Fashioned Holiday Open House
    Farmington Recreation invites you to explore the many recreation opportunities in our 2011
    Spring & Summer Program Guide. Join us for a season of many memorable experiences.


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                                               TABLE OF CONTENTS
YOUTH AGES 1 - 6                                          YOUTH AGES 13 - 17
Baseball Camp ............................. Page    18       Basketball Camps .........................     Page   17
Creative Preschool Enrichment ........... Page      7        Filmmakers Ink. ..........................     Page   10
Dance Camp................................ Page     10       Golf Camps ................................    Page   15
Fit Kids Summer Camp .................... Page      19       Hershey’s Track & Field Games .........        Page   12
Garden Buddies............................ Page     8        Hip-Hop Dance............................      Page   10
Get a Good Start ......................... Page     7        Lacrosse Camp ............................     Page   17
Golf Camps................................. Page    15       Martial Arts ..............................    Page   14
Hip-Hop Dance ............................ Page     10       REC Adventure Summer Camp ...........          Page   19
Holiday Happenings........................ Page     11       Rowing Clinic ..............................   Page   16
Science & Engineering Camps............. Page       20       Soccer .....................................   Page   12
Kids in the Kitchen........................ Page    11       Soccer Camp ..............................     Page   18
Martial Arts ............................... Page   14       Swim / Tennis Lessons ...................      Page   13, 14
Playground Pals Summer Camp ........... Page        19       Unified Sports Summer Day Camp ......          Page   4
Ready…Set…Go ............................ Page      7        Volleyball Camps ..........................    Page   17
Sizzling Sports ............................ Page   8
Soccer ..................................... Page   12       ADULT
Soccer Camp............................... Page     18       Golf Lessons...............................    Page   15
Summer Preschool Enrichment ........... Page        7        Martial Arts ..............................    Page   14
Swim / Tennis Lessons.................... Page      13, 14   Summer Solstice Hike ....................      Page   16
Terrific Tots .............................. Page   7        Sunset Strolls.............................    Page   16
Theater .................................... Page   9        Tennis Lessons ............................    Page   14
Tumble Bunnies ............................ Page    15       Wednesday Walkers ......................       Page   16
Tumble Bunny Camp ....................... Page      19
Wildlife Wonders ......................... Page     8
                                                             FAMILY / SPECIAL EVENTS
Yoga Tales ................................. Page   11
                                                             Birthday Parties ..........................    Page   8
                                                             Bus Trips ..................................   Page   5
YOUTH AGES 7 - 12                                            Doozy of a Dog Show ....................       Page   4
Baseball Camp ............................. Page    18       Ice Cream Sundae Night.................        Page   4
Basketball Camps.......................... Page     17       Let’s Just Dance..........................     Page   4
Filmmakers Ink. ........................... Page    10       Spring Egg Hunt ..........................     Page   4
Fit Kids Summer Camp .................... Page      19       Summer Concert Series ..................       Page   3
Golf Camps................................. Page    15
Hershey’s Track & Field Games .......... Page       12       APRIL VACATION PROGRAMS
Hip-Hop Dance ............................ Page     10
                                                             Fit Kids Spring Vacation Camp...........       Page   6
Lacrosse Camp............................. Page     17
                                                             Holiday Specials ..........................    Page   6
Martial Arts ............................... Page   14
                                                             Sizzling Sports............................    Page   6
Playground Pals Summer Camp ........... Page        19
                                                             Vacation Cooking ..........................    Page   6
REC Adventure Summer Camp............ Page          19
Science & Engineering Camps............. Page       20
                                                             GENERAL INFORMATION
Soccer ..................................... Page   12
                                                             Registration Information / Policies......      Page   21, 22
Soccer Camp............................... Page     18
                                                             Field Rental Information .................     Page   11
Swim / Tennis Lessons.................... Page      13, 14
                                                             Special Needs.............................     Page   4, 6
Theater .................................... Page   9
                                                             Sycamore Hills Pool.......................     Page   13
Tumbling with Meta ....................... Page     15
Volleyball Camps........................... Page    17
Yoga Tales ................................. Page   11




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                              SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
           ND
THE 102 ARMY BAND                         ORANGE CRUSH
Thursday, June 23 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.   Thursday, July 21 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
The 102d Army Band, the musical representative of          The MUSIC of the 80’s has always been about “FUN”
the CT National Guard, has performed in Asia, Europe       and the cover band Orange Crush has always been
and in the U.S. The Band has entertained dignitaries       about the 80’s. Since forming in 1996, the band has
such as the president of the United States, the queen      performed thousands of shows at hundreds of colleges,
of England and recently performed at the inauguration      nightclubs, weddings, corporate events, private parties,
of the new governor. The band has approximately 40         charity events, and concerts on the green all over the
musicians and performs as a concert band, marching         country. You simply won't believe how many songs
band, large jazz band, jazz combo, rock band, brass        Orange Crush knows from that classic decade. Starting
quintet and a Dixieland band. The large jazz ensemble,     with smash “One Hit Wonders” that will hit you from
and the concert band will play concert music and           out of nowhere, and then adding the most popular songs
marches, and patriotic selections.                         by the best known artists from the “Golden Age” of
                                                           MTV. From Ah Ha to ZZ Top - Orange Crush does ‘em
EIGHT TO THE BAR                                           all!
Thursday, June 30 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Drawing its musical influences from American roots         THE SKID MARKS
music; swing, boogie woogie, rhythm & blues, soul,         Thursday, July 28 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Motown, - Eight to the Bar is known for its outstanding    Do you remember drive-ins, poodle skirts, bobby socks,
instrumentalists and sophisticated musical and vocal       hula-hoops, and 45rpm records? Do you remember
arrangements,     highlighted    by   female     vocals.   when you could actually understand the lyrics of a song
With the support of independently produced albums          as well as dance to the beat? If you do, you're in the
and videos, Eight to the Bar has cultivated a large,       right place for a Rock 'n' Roll Dance Party! The Skid
enthusiastic following that has put them in clubs from     Marks have been entertaining festivals and audiences
Disneyland to Disney World as well as Europe and the       across the U.S. with all those wonderful hits from the
Caribbean. Their rigorous performing schedule,             1950's and early 60's. They bring freshness to the
approximately 200 dates per year, has included opening     tunes you remember from your youth or maybe, if
spots for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Manhattan Transfer,        you're real young, have just "discovered." They
Robert Cray, Neil Young, Roy Orbison, and Ray Charles.     captivate their audiences and transport them back to
                                                           simpler times.
AMY GALLATIN & STILLWATERS
Thursday, July 14 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.                    THE SOUNDS OF SINATRA
Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters featuring Roger Williams on     Thursday, August 4 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
guitar have been performing country, folk, and western     A six member musical and vocal group with 25 years of
swing worldwide. The musical influence is diverse,         professional experience. Take a nostalgic walk down
ranging from old and contemporary cowboy tunes to          memory lane listening to all of your favorites of Frank
great country artists like Emily Lou Harris, Merle         Sinatra. “The Summer Wind”, “The Way You Look
Haggard, The Everly Brothers, and a dash of blues          Tonight”, “Fly Me To The Moon”, and of course “New
influence thrown in from Katie Wilson and B.B. King.       York, New York” are some of the Sinatra songs you’ll
They have performed in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and       hear during this enthusiastic program.
Europe representing the United Sates as the featured
performer at the European World of Bluegrass                         SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Convention.                                                 Farmington Recreation and the Unionville Museum
                                                            cosponsor the Summer Concert Series. Concerts
                 REFRESHMENTS                               are held at Alice Clover Pinney Park on School
 Refreshments sold at the Summer Concert Series             Street in Unionville.
 benefit the Unionville Lion’s Club. This service                          RAIN LOCATION
 organization supports charities and local community        Farmington Community & Senior Center, 321 New
 projects.                                                  Britain Avenue, Unionville.

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                SPECIAL EVENTS                                          UNIFIED SPORTS
               SPRING EGG HUNT                              UNIFIED SPORTS SUMMER DAY CAMP
                     FEATURING                              Grades 7 & 8 and 9 - 12
              BUBBLEMANIA                                   For those of you familiar with Unified Sports, we are
      Saturday, April 9th at 10:00 a.m.                     offering an opportunity to extend your school year
            West Woods School                               Unified Sports experience for two weeks during the
                                                            summer of 2011. If you are not familiar with Unified
Parents and kids, lets celebrate the spring season!
                                                            Sports, this might be just what you are looking for, for
Visit with our friend, "The Bunny", be part of our
                                                            your special needs child. Typical peers will be part of
annual egg hunt [ages 3 - 5 & ages 6 - 10] and enjoy
                                                            the staff working with the special needs camper. This
some great entertainment.
                                                            is a pilot program underwritten by two grants; the CT
Admission - One nonperishable food item to be
                                                            Association of School partnership with Special
donated to the local food bank.
                                                            Olympics CT through Project UNIFY and the Special
                                                            Hope Foundation. The camp will continue to offer your
         NO RHYME…NO REASON…
                                                            child experiences in athletics, games, crafts, nutrition,
             LET’S JUST DANCE                               and leadership skills. [Max. 10]
        Friday, May 6th at 7:00 p.m.                        Deadline to register for Farmington and Avon
      Farmington High School Auditorium                     residents is Friday, April 15th.        Residents from
Creative movement, tap, and jazz students of Beverly        surrounding towns may register between April 16th
Carella will perform for family and friends. Tickets will   and April 25th on a space available basis.
be sold at the door.                                        Director:       Special Education Staff
                                                            Location:       Avon High School
         ICE CREAM SUNDAE NIGHT                             Time:           9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
                                                            Fee:            $50.00 /session
                     FEATURING
                                                            Mon. – Th., June 27 – 30        Code: 199999-01
              THE LUCKY SHOW
                                                            Grades 7 & 8
       Tuesday, June 28th at 7:00 p.m.                      Mon. – Th., June 27 – 30        Code: 199999-02
           Alice Clover Pinney Park                         Grades 9 - 12
The Lucky Show is filled with magic, comedy, and            Tue. – Fri., July 5 – 8         Code: 199999-03
juggling that will have your audience laughing in and out   Grades 7 & 8
of their seats. Lucky brings his derby hat to life,         Tue. – Fri., July 5 – 8         Code: 199999-04
makes dice appear, disappear, and grow. He balances         Grades 9 - 12
furniture on his face, eats fire and lives to tell about
it. He manipulates cards, silks, cigar boxes, and more.
From beginning to end he charms his audiences young
and old and leaves them all saying “How’d he do that?”
6:00 p.m.       Enjoy your picnic dinner.
6:30 p.m.       Ice Cream Sundaes
7:00 p.m.       The Lucky Show                               THE ARC OF THE FARMINGTON VALLEY
Rain Location: Community & Senior Center                                   [also known as FAVARH]


         DOOZY OF A DOG SHOW                                             SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAMS
                                                                          Inspirational Arts Program
       Tuesday, July 12th at 7:00 p.m.
                                                                               Special Olympics
           Alice Clover Pinney Park                                           Summit Hiking Club
Calling all dogs! Albert, Junior, Gizmo, Wolly, Sam, and                         Fishing Club
Cheyenne! Prizes will be awarded in the following                              Adult Recreation
categories: best trick, most handsome, most glamorous,
largest, and smallest, etc…
Register at the park at 6:45 p.m.                                     Contact: Tim Hennessey, Director
Rain Date: Wednesday, July 13th                                            860.693.6662, ext. 151


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                                     CHARTERED BUS TRIPS
RED SOX VS. BLUE JAYS                           SPIRIT OF BOSTON,
Monday, April 18, 2011                          BOSTON HARBOR CRUISE
Farmington Recreation and the Simsbury Culture, Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Parks, and Recreation Department cosponsor this trip   From the breathtaking wonder of the harbor to the
to Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. The trip   skyline, Boston offers variety at every turn of its city
includes transportation and a game ticket (section     streets. Join us and experience it all. You’ll first
#88). The game is scheduled to begin at 11:05 a.m.;    board the luxurious Spirit of Boston cruise ship for a
however, game time could change at the discretion of   two hour narrated cruise and dine on a delicious menu
Major League Baseball. A maximum of 25 tickets are     of Alaskan Salmon, Crabmeat Stuffed Sole, Chicken
available from Farmington Recreation. Due to limited   Julienne, Asian Pepper Steak, salad, vegetables, and
availability, refunds will not be permitted unless a   dessert.     Then sit back and enjoy the lively
replacement can be found.                              entertainment as your wait staff performs Broadway
Registration Code:     134031-01                       style song and dance. Later you’ll have time in Quincy
Depart Farmington: 7:00 a.m.                           Market before boarding the Silver Fox Coach back to
Game Time:             11:05 a.m.                      Farmington.
Fee:                   $105.00                         Registration Code:     134012-07
                                                       Depart Farmington: 8:30 a.m.
                                                       Depart Boston:         4:00 p.m.
                                                       Fee:                   $79.00 [Max. 53, Min. 40]
                                                       Deadline to Register: Friday, June 10, 2011




RED SOX VS. MARINERS
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Farmington Recreation and the Simsbury Culture,
Parks, and Recreation Department cosponsor this trip
to Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. The trip
                                                                   CHARTERED BUS TRIPS
includes transportation and a game ticket (section
                                                        Bus trips will depart the Farmington Community &
#41). The game is scheduled to begin at 1:35 p.m.;
                                                        Senior Center located at 321 New Britain
however, game time could change at the discretion of
                                                        Avenue. An adult must accompany youth under
Major League Baseball. A maximum of 25 tickets are
                                                        age 18.     After the deadline to register, no
available from Farmington Recreation. Due to limited
                                                        refund will be given unless a replacement can be
availability, refunds will not be permitted unless a
                                                        found.
replacement can be found.
Registration Code:     134031-02
Depart Farmington: 9:45 a.m.
Game Time:             1:35 p.m.
Fee:                   $84.00                                              THANK YOU
                                                        Thank you       to our instructors, supervisors,
                                                        coordinators,    directors, camp staff, referees,
                                                        and program     assistants who work hard to make
                                                        our programs    so successful.

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                         APRIL VACATION PROGRAMS
FIT KIDS SPRING VACATION CAMP          APRIL VACATION HOLIDAY SPECIALS
Grades K - 5                           Ages 3 – 6
Enjoy arts & crafts, games, sports, physical fitness        Children will enjoy crafts, music and movement, games,
activities, gymnastics instruction, obstacle courses, and   and stories in these theme party workshops. A snack will
more in this exciting vacation camp. Campers need to        be provided. [Max. 16, Min. 8]
bring lunch and a drink. [No refrigeration available.]      Director:        Linda Cassarino & Sally White
[Max. 35, Min. 10]                                          Location:        Farmington Youth Center Annex
Director:       David Avezzie                               Time:            10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:       Union School                                Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
Time:           9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.                                        $20.00         $23.00
Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident                 Mon., Apr. 18           Holiday Bunny Egg Hunt
         4 Day $135.00          $155.00                     Code: 112481-01
         3 Day $115.00          $132.00                     Wed., Apr. 20           Clown Circus Carnival
         2 Day $95.00           $109.00                     Code: 112481-02
Monday, April 18                Code: 121111-01
Tuesday, April 19               Code: 121111-02             APRIL VACATION COOKING SPECIALS
Wednesday, April 20             Code: 121111-03             Ages 3 – 6
Thursday, April 21              Code: 121111-04
                                                            Young chefs will learn basic cooking tips through recipe
*Subject to change due to school calendar.
                                                            reading, measuring, baking utensils, stories, and musical
                                                            games. Children will create their own tasty treats to
                                                            enjoy. Bring an apron labeled with your name.
                                                            [Max. 12, Min. 8]
                                                            Instructors: Linda Cassarino & Sally White
                                                            Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex
                                                            Time:           See Below
                                                            Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident
                                                                            $20.00         $23.00
                                                            Mon., Apr. 18 – 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
                                                            Bunny Whisker Doodles          Code: 123110-10
                                                            Tue., Apr. 19 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
                                                            Rainbow Floats                 Code: 123110-11
                                                            Wed., Apr. 20 – 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
                                                            Crispy Truffle Balls           Code: 123110-12
        SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTANCE                            Th., Apr. 21 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
 If you require a reasonable modification to rules,         Bagel Pizza Bites              Code: 123110-13
 policies    or    practices,   the   removal    of
 architectural, communication, or transportation            APRIL VACATION SIZZLING SPORTS
 barriers, or the provision of auxiliary aids and           Ages 3 – 6
 services to participate, you should forward your           Through fun, fitness, and exercise, children will enjoy
 request for such an accommodation to Farmington            sports and movement games such as hockey, bowling,
 Recreation. Include any special needs that you             baseball, and basketball. A snack will be provided.
 would like to discuss and contact Priscilla Peale,         [Max. 14, Min. 8]
 Recreation Supervisor, at 860.675.2540 three               Director:       Linda Cassarino & Sally White
 weeks prior to the start of the program.                   Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex
 Participants needing one to one assistance are             Time:           1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
 eligible to register for a maximum of one program          Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident
 per season not to exceed four programs in one                              $20.00         $23.00
 calendar year.      Farmington Recreation is not           Tue., Apr. 19                  Code: 123061-01
 licensed to administer medication.                         Th., Apr. 21                   Code: 123061-02


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                              PRE-K ENRICHMENT
                                         TERRIFIC TOT’S WAKE UP! WARM UP!
    CREATIVE PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT        Age 1½ - 3 with one adult
                        AND                              Children will develop new skills through body movement
                READY…SET…GO!                            and music. Songs, stories, nursery rhymes, circle games,
                 OPEN HOUSE                              sports, crafts, toys, tumbling, fun with sponges,
      Tuesday, April 26 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.            beanbags, hoops, rhythm sticks, parachute play, and our
          Farmington Youth Center Annex                  outdoor playground will be featured. [Max. 12, Min. 8]
                                                         Instructor:     Linda Cassarino
 Preschool Director, Linda Cassarino will discuss        Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex
 program activities that help to promote self-           Time:           9:30 - 11:30 a.m. [4 weeks]
 esteem, individuality, and group interaction.           Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
 Learn about activities that will better prepare                         $52.00          $60.00
 your child for kindergarten.                            Mon., Apr. 25 – May 16          Code: 113071-01
                                                         Mon., May 23 – June 20          Code: 113071-02
CREATIVE PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT                            [No class: 5/30]
Ages 3 - Pre-Kindergarten
Classes will be offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and     READY…SET…GO!
Thursdays. The variety of activities offered include:    Ages 4 & 5
circle games, music, movement and exercise,
                                                         Numbers, letters, shapes, and colors will be explored in
storytelling, arts and crafts, free play, sports,
                                                         this KINDERGARTEN READINESS PROGRAM. We
puppetry, dramatics, field trips, parachute play, sand
                                                         will also work to improve listening, group interaction,
play, playground and cooking. Children may bring a
                                                         and social skills. Gross and fine motor skills, will be
snack. All children need to be toilet trained.
                                                         enhanced. Children will have the opportunity to develop
[Max. 12, Min. 8]
                                                         their own individuality, creativity, and imagination
Instructors: Linda Cassarino & Sally White
                                                         through dramatic play, sports, arts and crafts, cooking
Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex
                                                         and field trips. [Max. 12, Min. 10]
Time:           9:00 - 11:30 a.m. [6 weeks]
                                                         Instructors: Linda Cassarino & Sally White
Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident
                                                         Location:        Farmington Youth Center Annex
                $100.00        $115.00
                                                         Time:            9:00 - 11:30 a.m. [5 weeks]
Tue., May 10 – June 14         Code: 113031-01
                                                         Session Fee: Resident            Nonresident
Wed., May 11 – June 15         Code: 113031-02
                                                                          $84.00          $97.00
Th., May 12 – June 16          Code: 113031-03
                                                         Fri., May 27 – June 24           Code: 113080-01
Visit us on the web for classes beginning in
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                                                         GET A GOOD START
SUMMER PRESCHOOL ENRICHMENT                              Ages 3 - Pre-Kindergarten
                                                         A writing skills class for children ages 3 – pre-
Ages 3 – 5
                                                         kindergarten. Children will learn to write letters,
Make new friends and have fun with games, the
                                                         numbers, and their names while exploring fun, fitness,
outdoor playground, sports, arts and crafts, stories,
                                                         and creativity through shapes, colors, and alphabet
songs, toys, parachute play, and more. Tasty summer
                                                         games. Children will also enjoy toys, crafts, songs,
snacks, too! Children must be toilet trained.
                                                         stories, and the outdoor playground. [Max. 12, Min. 8]
[Max. 12, Min. 8]
                                                         Instructors: Linda Cassarino & Sally White
Directors:      Linda Cassarino & Sally White
                                                         Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex
Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex
                                                         Time:           1:00 – 3:00 p.m. [4 weeks]
Time:           9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. [4 weeks]
                                                         Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident
Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident
                                                                         $52.00         $60.00
                $65.00         $75.00
                                                         Mon., Mar. 28 – Apr. 25        Code: 213060-03
Tue., July 12 – Aug. 2         Code: 116010-01
                                                         [No class: 4/18]
Th., July 14 – Aug. 4          Code: 116010-02
                                                         Mon., May 2 – 23               Code: 113060-01


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                                                PRE-K ENRICHMENT
SIZZLING SPORTS SPECTACULAR                                WILDLIFE WONDERS
Ages 3 - 6                                                 Ages 3 - 6
Through indoor/outdoor sports and movement games,            How high do Kangaroos jump? How do seahorses swim?
this program designed to promote self-esteem and group       How smart are dolphins?           Children will work on
interaction will include baseball, golf, hockey, soccer,     developing fine and gross motor skills in these one-day
kickball, basketball, bowling, jumping rope, ring and bean   wildlife workshops filled with fun, fantasy, imagination,
bag toss, horseshoes, tumbling, parachute and hoop play,     and creativity. Participants may bring a snack.
and playground. Participants may bring a snack.              [Max. 16, Min. 8]
[Max. 14, Min. 8]                                            Instructors: Linda Cassarino & Sally White
Instructors: Linda Cassarino & Sally White                   Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex
Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex                Day/Time:       Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Time:           1:00 – 3:00 p.m. [4 weeks]                                   Thursdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Session Fee: Resident            Nonresident                 Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
                $52.00           $60.00                                      $20.00          $23.00
Tue., May 3 - 24                 Code: 123060-01             Sat., Mar. 26: Flamingo         Code: 212471-11
Tue., May 31 – June 21           Code: 123060-02             Sat., Apr. 2: Koala Bears       Code: 212471-12
                                                             Sat., Apr. 9: Manatee           Code: 212471-13
                                                             Th., Apr. 7: Hermit Crabs Code: 112471-01
                                                             Th., Apr. 14: Dolphins          Code: 112471-02
                                                             Th., Apr. 28: Kangaroos         Code: 112471-03
                                                             Th., May 5: Cheetahs            Code: 112471-04
                                                             Th., May 12: Panda Bears Code: 112471-05
                                                             Th., May 19: Sea Horses         Code: 112471-06




                                                             GARDEN BUDDIES SPRING GATHERING
                                                             Ages 3 - 6
                                                             This creative gardening class will feature good bugs,
               BIRTHDAY PARTIES                              bad bugs, how seeds and pollen travel, beehives and
                                                             making     honey,   scented   herbs,    seeds,   plant
               BIRTHDAY PARTIES                              identification, and how gardens grow through flower
                      Ages 4 - 8                             and vegetable planting. Garden tools, crafts, stories,
Book your child’s birthday theme party with Linda            songs, movement games and outdoor activities will also
Cassarino and Sally White today. Themes include              be featured. Tasty fruit and vegetable snacks, too!
American Girl Tea Party, Super Heroes, Hawaiian Luau         [Max. 14, Min. 8]
Beach Party, Star Wars Outer Space Adventure,                Instructors: Linda Cassarino & Sally White
Magical Fairy Tale Festival, and more. Saturday dates        Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex
are available November through June from 10:00 a.m. –        Time:           1:00 - 3:00 p.m. [5 weeks]
12:15 p.m. For pricing, availability, and inquiries about    Session Fee: Resident         Nonresident
other days, please contact Farmington Recreation at                          $65.00        $75.00
860.675.2540.                                                Th., May 26 - June 23         Code: 113050-01




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                                          CREATIVE ARTS - THEATER
LITTLE PEOPLE’S THEATER                                 MINI MUNCHKIN CIRCUS
Ages 3 - 6                                              Ages 3 - 6
This dramatics class will explore the five senses through    Become a circus animal or a funny clown through
body movement, music, theater games, pantomime and           pantomime, crafts, face painting, dress-up and facial
crafts. [Max. 12, Min. 8]                                    expression with the use of the five senses. On the last
Instructor:     Linda Cassarino                              day of class, a Mini Munchkin Circus performance will
Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex                be presented to family and friends. [Max. 12, Min. 8]
Time:           1:00 – 3:00 p.m. [4 weeks]                   Instructor:    Linda Cassarino
Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident                  Location:      Farmington Youth Center Annex
                $52.00          $60.00                       Time:          1:00 - 3:00 p.m. [5 weeks]
Fri., April 29 – May 20         Code: 112431-01              Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident
Production:     Jack and the Giant Beanstalk                                $65.00          $75.00
Fri., May 27 – June 17          Code: 112431-02              Wed., May 25 – June 22         Code: 112441-01
Production:     The Gingerbread Man
                                                             CHILDREN’S SUMMER THEATER
MUPPET PUPPET THEATER                                        Ages 6 - 12
Ages 3 – 6                                                   This acting class will feature theater techniques to bring
These young puppeteers will design a sock, stick, or hand    out    individual    expression    through     pantomime,
puppet character through imagination, creative               improvisation, movement games, character development,
storytelling and crafts. Children will also explore the      scenery painting and prop making.         A play will be
                                                                                  th
world of fairy tales with the use of the five senses, hand   presented on Aug. 4 at 3:00 p.m. [Max. 12, Min. 8]
gestures, emotions and voice pitch. [Max. 12, Min. 8]        Instructor:     Linda Cassarino
Instructor:     Linda Cassarino                              Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex
Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex                Time:           2:00 - 4:00 p.m. [4 weeks]
Time:           1:00 - 3:00 p.m. [4 weeks]                   Session Fee: Resident            Nonresident
Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident                                  $99.00           $115.00
                $52.00          $60.00                       Tue./Th., July 12 – Aug. 4 Code: 122461-01
Wed., Apr. 6 – May 4            Code: 112451-01              Production:     The Wizard of Oz
[No Class 4/20]
Production:     The Rooster, Mouse, and                      LITTLE PEOPLE’S SUMMER THEATER
                Little Red Hen                               Ages 3 - 6
                                                             This dramatics class will explore the five senses through
CHILDREN’S THEATER WORKSHOP                                  body movement, music, theater games, pantomime and
Ages 6 - 12                                                  crafts. [Max. 12, Min. 8]
This acting class will feature theater techniques to bring   Instructor:    Linda Cassarino
out individual expression through pantomime, crafts,         Location:      Farmington Youth Center Annex
improvisation,    movement      games,   and    character    Time:          2:00 – 4:00 p.m. [4 weeks]
development. [Max. 12, Min. 8]                               Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
Instructor:     Linda Cassarino                                             $52.00           $60.00
Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex                Wed., July 13- Aug. 3           Code: 112431-03
Time:           4:00 - 6:00 p.m. [5 weeks]                   Production:    The Dwarf’s and Snow White
Session Fee: Resident            Nonresident                                Adventures
                $65.00           $75.00
Th., Mar. 24 – Apr. 28           Code: 212411-04
[No class: 4/21]
Production:     Mad Hatter and Alice’s
                Adventures in Wonderland
Th., May 5 – June 2              Code: 112411-01
Production:     Rapunzel’s Tangled Tales


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        CREATIVE ARTS - DANCE                                       CREATIVE ARTS - FILM
DANCE CAMP                                                 INTENSIVE FILMMAKING CAMP
Ages 3 - 6                                                 Ages 11 - 14
Dance students ages 3 & 4 will learn basic pre-ballet      This Filmmakers Ink program is for those that have an
dance skills and vocabulary while exploring qualities of   interest in and/or a passion for film and would like to
movement through creativity. Students ages 5 & 6 will      learn how to consistently make good movies. Our staff
learn basic ballet skills, modern dance techniques, and    of professional filmmakers will give each young
improvisation. Dancers need to have ballet slippers or     filmmaker the opportunity to experience moviemaking
bare feet, and should bring a bottle of water.             process from script writing through pre-production and
[Max. 10, Min. 8]                                          filming. Participants will develop their scripts, use
Instructor:     Phyllis Boucher                            professional filmmaking equipment, and work in each of
Location:       Farmington Youth Center                    the main crew positions, including Director, 1st
Time:           See Below                                  Assistant Director, Director of Photography, Gaffer,
Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident                and Sound, while making movies together.
Session 1:      $28.00          $32.00                     [Max. 12, Min. 5]
Session 2:      $42.00          $48.00                     Instructors: Filmmakers Ink. Staff
Mon. – Th., June 27 – 30        Code: 112220-01            Location:       Farmington Youth Center
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. [Ages 3 & 4]                             Time:           8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Mon. – Th., June 27 – 30        Code: 112220-02            Session Fee: Resident         Nonresident
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. [Ages 4½ - 6]                                           $450.00       $518.00
                                                           Mon. – Fri., August 8 – 12 Code: 122421-01
                                                           Please note that the instructor will collect a $15.00
                                                           DVD fee on the first day of the program.
HIP-HOP DANCE
Ages 6 – 11
Listen to the top 40’s music tunes and move to the
beat! Children will learn hip-hop techniques through       FILMMAKERS INK, SPECIAL FX
rhythmic moves with jazz techniques incorporated           Ages 8 - 10
during this class. Please wear sneakers or jazz shoes.     Our youngest filmmakers will learn filmmaking through
[Max. 20, Min. 10]                                         Filmmakers Ink “hands on” instruction.       They will
Instructor:     Meta Perry-Short                           collaborate to develop an idea for a film, then, write,
Location:       Farmington Youth Center                    produce, shoot, direct and edit a 5 – 10 minute movie
Time:           5:00 – 6:00 p.m. [7 weeks]                 together with an experienced filmmaker using digital
Session Fee: Resident         Nonresident                  video cameras, Special FX and editing equipment. They
                $49.00        $56.00                       will screen their movie for family and friends at their
Mon., Mar. 28 – May 16        Code: 122250-01              Premiere on the final day of camp. [Max. 12, Min. 5]
[No class: 4/18]                                           Instructors: Filmmakers Ink. Staff
                                                           Location:       Farmington Youth Center
                                                           Time:           8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
                                                           Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident
HIP-HOP SUMMER DANCE                                                       $390.00        $449.00
Ages 6 – 12+                                               Mon. – Fri., August 8 – 12 Code: 122421-03
                                                           Please note that the instructor will collect a $15.00
Instructor:   Meta Perry-Short
                                                           DVD fee on the first day of the program.
Location:     Farmington Youth Center
Time:         See Below [5 weeks]
Session Fee:  Resident      Nonresident
              $35.00        $40.00
Mon., July 11 – Aug. 8      Code: 122250-
Section 02:   5:00 – 6:00 p.m. [Ages 6 – 11]
Section 03:   6:00 – 7:00 p.m. [Ages 12+]


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       CREATIVE ARTS - COOKING                                         CREATIVE ARTS
KIDS IN THE KITCHEN                                         HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS
Ages 3 - 6                                                  Ages 3 - 6
Young chefs will learn basic cooking tips through recipe    Have fun at a holiday theme party enjoying crafts,
reading, measuring, baking utensils, stories, and musical   games, music and movement, and refreshments.
games. Children will create their own tasty treats to       [Max. 16, Min. 8]
enjoy. Bring an apron labeled with your name.               Instructors: Linda Cassarino & Sally White
[Max. 12, Min. 8]                                           Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex
Instructors: Linda Cassarino & Sally White                  Time:           1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex               Session Fee: Resident         Nonresident
Time:           1:00 – 3:00 p.m.                                            $20.00        $23.00
Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident                 Wed., May 11: Under the Sea Treasure Hunt
                $20.00          $23.00                      Code: 112474-01
Sat., April 16:         Strawberry Shortcake                Wed., May 18: Curious George Jungle Jamboree
Code: 123110-01                                             Code: 112474-02
Sat., April 30:         Banana Berry Smoothies
Code: 123110-02
Sat., May 7:            Pizza Puffs
Code: 123110-03
Sat., May 14:           Cheese Balls                                                YOGA
Code: 123110-04                                             YOGA TALES
Sat., May 21:           Rainbow Pudding Parfaits            Ages 5 - 10
Code: 123110-05
                                                            Come learn all about yoga in a fun, energetic class with
Sat., June 4:           Worms in the Dirt
                                                            lots of music, stories, and games. Kids will learn many
Code: 123110-06
                                                            different yoga poses and simple breathing exercises to
Sat., Jun 11            Ice Cream Cone Cakes
                                                            help improve concentration and calm their bodies and
Code: 123110-07
                                                            minds. All classes include a "yoga story" which kids get
Sat., June 18           Orange Frosts
                                                            to act out using yoga poses and creative movement.
Code: 123110-08
                                                            Join the fun! [Max. 12, Min. 6]
Sat., June 25           Banana Boat Sundaes
                                                            Instructor:     Elizabeth Bohmier
Code: 123110-09
                                                            Location:       Farmington Youth Center
                                                            Time:           5:30 – 6:15 p.m. [5 weeks]
SUMMER KIDS IN THE KITCHEN                                  Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
Ages 3 - 6                                                                  $41.00          $47.00
Instructors:     Linda Cassarino & Sally White              Wed., May 4 – June 8            Code: 121090-01
Location:        Farmington Youth Center Annex              [No class: 5/25]
Time:            2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Session Fee:     Resident       Nonresident
                 $20.00         $23.00
Mon.,   July 11:        Sparkling Lemonade Drops
Code:   123110-14
Mon.,   July 18:        Rainbow Gold Parfaits
Code:   123110-15
Mon.,   July 25:        Strawberry Smoothies
Code:   123110-16                                                            FIELD RENTALS
Mon.,   Aug. 1:         Caterpillar Slinkies                 For information on the use of the Town of
Code:   123110-17                                            Farmington’s athletic fields, please contact
                                                             Geoffrey Porter, Recreation Coordinator at
                                                             860.675.2540 or porterg@farmington-ct.org.
                                                             You may also download our field use policies at
                                                             http://rec.farmington-ct.org.

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                 SOCCER                                       HERSHEY’S TRACK & FIELD GAMES
JUNIOR SOCCER PROGRAM, SPRING                              HERSHEY’S TRACK & FIELD GAMES
Youth Ages 4 & 5 (Prekindergarten)*                        A registration form will be sent through the school
The Junior Soccer Program, provided by Pro Soccer          system and should be returned to the physical
Experience, was developed for players at the beginner      education teachers by Friday, May 6th. The local
level. Sessions will focus on the development of basic     meets will be held at Farmington High School.
soccer skills, the team concept, and basic techniques      Local Meet, youth born in 2001 or 2002:
needed to succeed, and most importantly to have fun.       Wednesday, May 18th
[Max. 16 per Section]                                      Local Meet, youth born in 1997 through 2000:
*Age 4 by April 30, 2011 – Spring Session                  Thursday, May 19th
*Age 4 by September 10, 2011 – Fall Session                Local Rain Date: Mon., May 23rd
Instructor:     David Vaudreauil,                          State Meet, New Britain, CT: TBA
                Pro Soccer Experience                      National Meet, Hershey, PA: TBA
Location:       Tunxis Mead, Field #3
Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident
                $125.00        $144.00                            CT SWISH BASKETBALL CAMP
                                                            The Connecticut Swish Basketball Camp gives boys
JUNIOR SOCCER PROGRAM, SPRING                               in the Farmington Valley area an opportunity to mix
Sat., Apr. 30 – June 25 [No Program: 5/28]                  both basketball and summer fun.          Under the
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.     Code: 121530-01                  discretion of FHS Varsity Basketball Coach Duane
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.    Code: 121530-02                  Witter, the CT Swish Camp aims to provide a
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    Code: 121530-03                  curriculum that serves the needs of both the
                                                            recreational and serious basketball player. From
JUNIOR SOCCER PROGRAM, FALL                                 beginning to end, exposure to a high level of
Sat., Sept. 10 – Oct. 29                                    instruction and motivation will assist beginners and
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.         Code: 221530-01              experienced players alike. All campers will gain a
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.        Code: 221530-02              better understanding of the game and have a chance
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.        Code: 221530-03              to play with friends. For more information please
                                                            contact    the   Connecticut     Swish    Camp    at
SPRING SOCCER                                               860.677.5600 or by email SwishCamp@comcast.net.
                                                            The Farmington Recreation Division cosponsors, but
Grades K - 8
                                                            does not accept registration for this program.
Registration for the Spring Soccer program has
concluded. Games will be held on Saturdays, April 30th
– June 25th [No games: 5/28].                                     GIRLS BASKETBALL ACADEMY
                                                            The Girls Basketball Academy is dedicated to
FALL SOCCER                                                 providing your child with the best camp experience
Grades K - 8                                                to improve her game skills. Current and former
Registration for the Fall Soccer program will be held in    Farmington High School girl’s basketball players will
May. Games will be held on Saturdays, September 10th        assist FHS Varsity Basketball Russell Crist and the
– October 29th.      A separate registration form is        girls’ basketball coaching staff. The passionate and
required and will be available online in May. Online        enthusiastic staff will work to create a positive
registration is not available for this program.             learning environment for all and will instill
                                                            sportsmanship and fundamental basketball skills in
                                                            the young female athletes of Farmington Valley and
                                                            beyond. For more information please contact the
                                                            Girls Basketball Academy at 203.440.0715 or by
                                                            email at GirlsBasketballAcademy@yahoo.com.
                                                            The Farmington Recreation Division cosponsors, but
                                                            does not accept registration for this program.



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                                                              SWIM
SPRING SWIM LESSONS                                               SUMMER SWIM LESSONS
Red Cross Certified                                               Red Cross Certified
Classes will meet for six weeks. For questions on swim            Classes will meet weekly, Monday through Friday. For
levels, please call Aquatic Supervisor, Julianne Lemelin,         questions on swim levels, please call Aquatic Supervisor,
at 860.677.2489. [Minimum age 3.] [Max. 6, Min. 5]                Julianne Lemelin, at 860.677.2489. [Minimum age 3.]
Instructor:      Bill Phillips                                    [Max. 6, Min. 5]
Location:        Farmington Farms, 94 Brickyard Rd.               Instructors: Farmington Farms Staff
Time:            See below [6 weeks]                              Location:        Farmington Farms, 94 Brickyard Rd.
Session Fee: Resident            Nonresident                      Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
01 – 05:         $75.00          $86.00                           01 – 04:         $62.00         $71.00
06:              $93.00          $107.00                          06:              $75.00         $86.00
Tue., May 3 – June 7             Code: 121631-                    Mon. – Fri., July 11 – 15       Code: 121621-
Sat., April 30 - June 11         Code: 121632-                    Mon. – Fri., July 18 – 22       Code: 121622-
[No class: 5/28]                                                  Mon. – Fri., July 25 – 29       Code: 121623-
Saturdays:                                                        Mon. – Fri., Aug. 1 – 5         Code: 121624-
Section 01 / Level 1: 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.                            Mon. – Fri., Aug. 8 – 12        Code: 121625-
Section 02 / Level 2: 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.                            Section 01 / Level 1: 9:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Section 03 / Level 3: 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.                            Section 02 / Level 2: 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Section 04 / Level 4: 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.                            Section 03 / Level 3: 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Section 05 / Level 5: 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.                            Section 04 / Level 4: 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Section 06 / Swim Stroke Clinic: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.                 Section 06 / Stroke Clinic: 11:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Tuesdays:
Section 01 / Level 1: 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Section 02 / Level 2: 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Section 03 / Level 3: 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Section 04 / Level 4: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Section 05 / Level 5: 6:30 - 7:00 p.m.



                 SWIM LESSONS                                           SYCAMORE HILLS POOL - AVON
              CLASS DESCRIPTIONS                                  The Town of Avon will be accepting fifty households
Level 1: Children will learn alternating arm action, supported    and ten individual passes from Farmington residents.
floating and kicking on front and back, and bubble blowing.       The fees are as follows; $150.00 per family and $75.00
Parents with children in level 1 are asked to participate with    per individual.    The Town of Avon will process
their child.                                                      memberships on a lottery basis on Monday, May 9th.
Level 2: Children will learn floating and kicking on front and    Membership applications can be picked up at the
back, combined stroke on front and back, rhythmic breathing
                                                                  Farmington     Recreation    office   or    online  at
and turning over front to back.
                                                                  http://rec.farmington-ct.org and must be returned
Level 3: Children will learn the basics of elementary
backstroke, diving from side of the pool and treading water.      [by mail only] to the Avon Recreation and Park
Level 4: Children will learn the basics of breaststroke,          Department, 60 West Main Street, Avon, CT
butterfly and turns at the wall.                                  06001, between April 18th and May 6th. Checks
Level 5: Children will become proficient in all 4 strokes. They   payable to: Town of Avon, Collector of Revenue.
will build endurance and be able to complete 50 yards in each             SYCAMORE HILLS POOL SCHEDULE
stroke.                                                                    Opening Day: Saturday, June 11th
Swim Stroke Clinic: Children ages 7 and older who want to                 Closing Day: Monday, September 5th
perfect their swim strokes and improve their endurance for
competitive swimming.




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             TENNIS                                                MARTIAL ARTS
TENNIS PROGRAM                                          MARTIAL ARTS – Beginner/Adv. Youth
Serve, volley, smash; come enjoy this tennis class.     Ages 6+
Adults must bring a racquet. Questions on tennis        Flexibility, coordination, strength, and self-confidence
levels, please call Tennis Director, Peter Holmes, at   will be developed through participation in this ancient
860.677.2489. [Max. 8, Min. 6]                          practice. Beginner students will be introduced to the
Instructors: Farmington Farms Tennis Staff              traditional techniques of karate and jujitsu.        The
Location:      Farmington Farms, 94 Brickyard Rd.       karate gi is recommended for beginner students.
Date/Time:     See Below [5 weeks]                      [Max. 16, Min. 6]
                                                        Instructor:     Jon Palais
SPRING TENNIS: Adult                                    Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex
Session Fee:  Resident      Nonresident                 Time:           4:30 - 6:00 p.m. [4 weeks]
              $60.00        $69.00                      Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
Tue., Apr. 12 – May 10      Code: 131711-                               $75.00          $86.00
Tue., May 17 – June 14      Code: 131712-               Mon./Fri., Apr. 8 – May. 9 [No class: 4/18, 4/22]
Section 01:   6:00 - 7:00 p.m.                          Code: 221043-01
              Adult: Beg. & Advanced Beg.               Mon./Fri., May 13 – Jun. 10 [No class: 5/30]
Section 02:   7:00 - 8:00 p.m.                          Code: 121041-01
              Adult: Advanced Beg. & Int.               Mon./Wed., June 13 – July 11 [No class: 7/4]
                                                        Code: 121042-01
SPRING TENNIS: Ages 4 - 15                              Mon./Wed., July 13 – Aug. 8
Session Fee: Resident       Nonresident                 Code: 121403-01
Sec. 01:      $30.00        $35.00                      Mon./Wed., Aug. 10 – Sept. 7 [No class: 9/5]
Sec. 02 – 04: $60.00        $69.00
Sun., Apr. 10 – May 15      Code: 121711-               MARTIAL ARTS – Advanced Youth/Adult
[No program: 4/24]                                      Ages 9 - Adult
Sun., May 22 – June 26      Code: 121712-               Flexibility, coordination, strength, and self-confidence
[No program: 5/29]                                      will be developed through participation in this ancient
Section: 01   11:30 - 12:00 p.m.                        practice. Advanced students will be introduced to
              Ages 4 & 5                                weaponry and kickboxing. The karate gi and sparring
Section: 02   12:00 - 1:00 p.m.                         equipment are required for advanced students.
              Ages 5 - 7                                [Max. 10, Min. 6]
Section: 03   1:00 - 2:00 p.m.                          Instructor:     Jon Palais & Earl Lockhart
              Ages 8 - 10                               Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex
Section: 04   2:00 - 3:00 p.m.                          Time:           6:00 – 7:30 p.m. [4 weeks]
              Ages 11 – 15                              Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
                                                                        $109.00         $125.00
SUMMER TENNIS: Ages 5 - 15                              Mon., Wed., and Fri., Apr. 6 – May 9
Session Fee:    Resident      Nonresident               [No class: 4/18, 4/20, 4/22]
                $60.00        $69.00                    Code: 221043-02
Mon. – Fri.,   July 11 – 15   Code: 121721-             Mon., Wed., and Fri., May 11 – June 8
Mon. – Fri.,   July 18 – 22   Code: 121722-             [No class: 5/30]
Mon. – Fri.,   July 25 – 29   Code: 121723-             Code: 121041-02
Mon. – Fri.,   Aug. 1 – 5     Code: 121724-             Mon., Wed., and Fri., June 10 – July 8
Mon. – Fri.,   Aug. 8 – 12    Code: 121725-             [No class: 7/4]
Section 01:     9:30 – 10:30 a.m.                       Code: 121042-02
                Ages 5 - 7                              Mon., Wed., and Fri., July 11 – Aug. 5
Section 02:     10:30 – 11:30 a.m.                      Code: 121043-02
                Ages 8 – 10                             Mon., Wed., and Fri., Aug. 8 – Sept. 2
Section 03:     11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                 Code: 121044-02
                Ages 11 – 15

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                                                             GOLF
INTRODUCTION TO GOLF CAMP                                           PARENT & CHILD GOLF CAMP
Ages 6 – 14                                                         Age 6 & up with a Parent
This camp emphasizes the fundamentals of the game                   This one-day session offers one parent with a child the
including the short game, driving, etiquette, and rules.            opportunity to learn all aspects of the game together.
Children will also play a few holes and receive a hat and           Lunch will be provided. [Max. 10 Groups]
shirt. Clubs and lunch will be provided. [Max. 80]                  Online registration is not available for this program.
Instructors: Larry Graham & staff                                   Instructors: Larry Graham & staff
Location:        Westwoods Golf Course                              Location:       Westwoods Golf Course
Time:            8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.                              Time:           9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Questions:       860.675.2548                                       Questions:      860.675.2548
Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident                         Session Fee: Resident            Nonresident
                 $225.00        $259.00                             Per Group       $90.00           $104.00
M. – Th., Jun. 27 - 30          Code: 121121-01                     Saturday, July 23                Code: 121123-01
M. - Th., July 11 - 14          Code: 121121-02
                                                                    GOLF LESSONS
ADVANCED GOLF CAMP                                                  Adults
Ages 11 – 14                                                        For beginner and intermediate players, this spring
Designed for the advanced player with an emphasis on                touch up series will include basic knowledge, short game
playing, rules, and etiquette, this camp will also feature          and long game. [Min. 3, Max. 5]
a nine-hole tournament. Campers will receive a hat, a               Instructors: Larry Graham
shirt and must provide their own clubs. Lunch will be               Location:       Westwoods Golf Course
provided. [Max. 28]                                                 Time:           5:30 – 6:45 p.m. [4 weeks]
Instructors: Larry Graham & staff                                   Questions:      860.675.2548
Location:        Westwoods Golf Course                              Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
Time:            8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.                                              $100.00         $115.00
Questions:       860.675.2548                                       Mon., April 25 – May 16         Code: 131124-01
Session Fee: Resident            Nonresident                        Tue., April 26 – May 17         Code: 131124-02
                 $225.00         $259.00
Mon. – Th., July 18 – 21         Code: 121122-01
Mon. – Th., July 25 – 28         Code: 121122-02




                                           TUMBLING & GYMNASTICS
TUMBLE BUNNIES                                                      TUMBLING WITH META
Ages 2 - 6½                                                         Ages 6 - 12
Learn gymnastics skills, use your imagination, and make             Flip out while learning basic gymnastics floor exercise
new friends in this exciting program. A parent must                 skills such as handstands, cartwheels, forward and
accompany children age 2. [Max. 12, Min. 8]                         backward rolls and walkovers, round-offs, bridges and
Instructor:    David Avezzie                                        backbends. [Max. 15, Min. 6]
Location:      Union School                                         Instructor:     Meta Perry-Short
Time:          See Below [6 weeks]                                  Location:       Farmington Youth Center
Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident                          Time:           See Below [7 weeks]
               $60.00          $69.00                               Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident
Sat., Mar. 26 – May 7          Code: 211052-                                        $49.00         $56.00
[No class: 4/23]                                                    Mon., Mar. 28 – May 16         Code: 221022-
Section: 01    9:00 - 9:40 a.m. age 2 and parent                    Section 01:     Ages 6 – 8, 6:30 – 7:15 p.m.
Section: 02    9:45 - 10:25 a.m. ages 3 & 4                         Section 02:     Ages 9 – 12, 7:15 – 8:00 p.m.
Section: 03    10:30 - 11:10 a.m. ages 4½ - 6½

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              ROWING                                          WALKING & HIKING
FARMINGTON ROWING CLINICS                             SUNSET STROLLS
Grades 8 - 12                                         Explore the Farmington Valley Greenway on these one-
The Introduction to Sweep Rowing clinic will cover    hour sunset strolls. Meet other people, form new
rowing terminology and the basic rowing stroke. The   walking groups, and enjoy the outdoors.
Improving your Sweep Rowing clinic is designed for    Supervisor:     Priscilla Peale
experienced rowers of any level. A thorough safety    Time:           6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
program and swim test will be administered.           Monday, April 25 – Brickyard Road Parking Lot
[Boats must be filled to capacity. Enrollments must   Monday, May 2 – River Road and Rte. 4 Parking Lot
be a factor of nine. Example: 9/18/27/36.]            Monday, May 9 – Rte. 4 & Rte. 179 Parking Lot
Instructor:    Laura Butterfield, FHS Varsity Coach
Location:      Tunxis Mead Boat House
Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident            WEDNESDAY WALKERS
               $100.00         $115.00                Explore hiking trails in the Farmington Valley.
Introduction to Sweep Rowing, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.        Distance 3 - 6 miles during the morning hours.
Mon. – Fri., Aug. 1 - 5         Code: 121800-01       Car Pools will be arranged. Bring water and a snack.
Mon. – Fri., Aug. 8 – 12        Code: 121800-02       Supervisor:      Priscilla Peale
Improving your Sweep Rowing, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.         Meet:            23 School St. Unionville
Mon. – Fri., Aug. 1 - 5         Code: 121800-03       Time:            9:00 a.m.
Mon. – Fri., Aug. 8 – 12        Code: 121800-04       Dates:           Wednesdays, April 27 – June 1



                                                      SUMMER SOLSTICE HIKE
                                                      Celebrate the first day of summer with a hike to
                                                      Heublein Tower. Meet at the main trail entrance off
                                                      of Route 185 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy the start of the
                                                      summer season.
                                                      Supervisor:   Priscilla Peale
                                                      Meet:         Trail Entrance, Route 185
                                                      Time:         6:30 p.m.
                                                      Dates:        Tuesday, June 21



                                                      PRISCILLA’S TOP 10 REASONS TO WALK
                                                         Experience the beauty of your community’s parks
                                                         and walking paths.
                                                         Walking is the most convenient form of
                                                         transportation.
                                                         Walking is the most popular physical activity in the
                                                         country.
                                                         Improve your physical and mental health.
                                                         Manage your weight.
       Join Farmington Recreation on                     Slow the aging process.
           CT TRAILS DAY 2011                            Every minute of walking extends your life by 1½ to
                                                         2 minutes.
       Saturday, June 4 at 9:30 a.m.
                                                         A walkable community is a livable community.
            Penwood State Park.                          Renew your commitment to an active lifestyle.
 For more information on hikes in the area please        Inspire your friends and family.
 contact    the  Connecticut   Forest   &    Park
 Association.
      860.346.2372 or www.ctwoodlands.org.


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                         SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS
FARMINGTON VOLLEYBALL CAMP          HURLOCK’S VOLLEYBALL CAMP
Entering Grades 5 - 9               Entering Grades 6 - 12
Campers will enjoy a week of volleyball skills and drills.   Campers will learn to serve, pass, set, and spike while
Players will get solid instruction in the fundamentals of    focusing on the concepts of the game. Participants will
passing, setting, serving, and spiking in addition to        receive a camp T-shirt. [Max. 40, Min. 15]
positioning. Participants will receive a camp T-shirt.       Instructor:    Brian Hurlock
You’ll dig it! [Max. 40, Min. 15]                            Location:      Farmington High School (New Gym)
Instructor:      Laura Arena, FHS Girls Varsity Coach        Time:          1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location:        Farmington High School (New Gym)            Session Fee: Resident         Nonresident
Time:            9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.                                     $100.00        $115.00
Session Fee: Resident             Nonresident                Mon. – Th., July 25 - 28      Code: 121160-01
                 $100.00          $115.00
Mon. – Fri., July 25 – 29         Code: 121160-02
                                                             HURLOCK’S BASKETBALL CAMP
                                                             Entering Grades 1 - 4
FARMINGTON LACROSSE CAMP                                     Nice Shot!      Hurlock’s basketball camp includes
Entering Grades 4 - 6                                        instruction on shooting, cutting, screening, low post,
Learn the proper techniques in throwing, catching,           and perimeter moves. Children need to bring a snack,
groundballs, shooting, offense, defense, face-offs, and      lunch, and water, and will receive a camp T-shirt.
goaltending. Participate in drills that will increase your   [No refrigeration available.] [Max. 60, Min. 20]
speed and agility with or without the ball in your           Director:      Brian Hurlock
Crosse. Participants will receive a camp T-shirt. Come       Location:      Farmington High School (New Gym)
and enjoy the fastest game on two feet! [Min. 12]            Time:          9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Director:      Chris Stephan, Boys Director                  Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
Director       Dee Stephan, Girls Director                                  $125.00          $144.00
Location:      Farmington High School Upper Fields           Mon. – Fri., July 18 - 22       Code: 121180-01
Time:          9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
               $150.00          $173.00                      HURLOCK’S BASKETBALL CAMP
Mon. – Th., July 11 - 14        Code: 121170-01              Entering Grades 5 - 8
[Rain Date: Friday, July 15]
                                                             Nice Shot!      Hurlock’s basketball camp includes
                                                             instruction on shooting, cutting, screening, low post,
                                                             and perimeter moves. Children need to bring a snack,
FARMINGTON LACROSSE CAMP                                     lunch, and water, and will receive a camp T-shirt.
Entering Grades 7 - 9                                        [No refrigeration available.] [Max. 60, Min. 20]
Learn the proper techniques in throwing, catching,           Director:      Brian Hurlock
groundballs, shooting, offense, defense, face-offs, and      Location:      Farmington High School (New Gym)
goaltending. Participate in drills that will increase your   Time:          1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
speed and agility with or without the ball in your           Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
Crosse. Participants will receive a camp T-shirt. Come                      $125.00          $144.00
and enjoy the fastest game on two feet! [Min. 12]            Mon. – Fri., July 18 - 22       Code: 121180-02
Director:      Chris Stephan, Boys Director
Director       Dee Stephan, Girls Director
Location:      Farmington High School Upper Fields
Time:          9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
               $175.00          $199.00
Mon. – Th., July 11 - 14        Code: 121170-02
[Rain Date: Friday, July 15]


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                           SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS
CHRIS CORKUM’S BASEBALL CAMP          PRO SOCCER EXPERIENCE
Ages 4 – 5, Parent/Child              Entering Grades 3 – 8
Learn to play like you’re in the major leagues! This        Developed for players of all skill levels. PSE believes
camp includes instruction on hitting, fielding, pitching,   that every player should be trained using only the very
throwing, base running, game strategy, and a discussion     best methods and with 100% commitment. Professional
on the rules and regulations. Campers need to bring a       coaches work with players in high intensity exercises
snack and water. [Min. 20]                                  to teach them to enjoy soccer by improving their
Instructors: Chris Corkum Camp staff                        technique and confidence with the ball. Sessions
Location:      River Glen Little League Complex             emphasize dynamic movements dictated by the game
Time:          9:00 – 11:00 a.m.                            not by position. Players are encouraged to read the
Session Fee: Resident         Nonresident                   game and be fully engaged in both offense and defense.
               $63.00         $73.00                        Instructors: Pro Soccer Experience Staff
Mon. – Th., July 18 - 21      Code: 121100-02               Location:      Tunxis Mead
Rain date: Friday, July 22                                  Time:          9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
                                                            Session Fee: Resident         Nonresident
CHRIS CORKUM’S BASEBALL CAMP                                               $175.00        $199.00
Ages 6 - 12                                                 Mon. – Th., Aug. 1 - 4        Code: 121130-02
                                                            Rain date: Friday, Aug. 5
Learn to play like you’re in the major leagues! This
camp includes instruction on hitting, fielding, pitching,
throwing, base running, game strategy, and a discussion     PRO SOCCER EXPERIENCE
on the rules and regulations. Campers need to bring a       Boys Entering Grades 9 - 12
snack and water. [Min. 20]                                  Developed for players of all skill levels. PSE believes
Instructors: Chris Corkum Camp staff                        that every player should be trained using only the very
Location:      River Glen Little League Complex             best methods and with 100% commitment. Professional
Time:          9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.                        coaches work with players in high intensity exercises
Session Fee: Resident         Nonresident                   to teach them to enjoy soccer by improving their
               $132.00        $152.00                       technique and confidence with the ball. Sessions
Mon. – Th., July 18 - 21      Code: 121100-01               emphasize dynamic movements dictated by the game
Rain date: Friday, July 22                                  not by position. Players are encouraged to read the
                                                            game and be fully engaged in both offense and defense.
PRO SOCCER EXPERIENCE                                       Instructors: Pro Soccer Experience Staff
Entering Kindergarten – 2nd Grade                           Location:      Tunxis Mead
                                                            Time:          9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Developed for players of all skill levels. PSE believes
                                                            Session Fee: Resident         Nonresident
that every player should be trained using only the very
                                                                           $195.00        $225.00
best methods and with 100% commitment. Professional
                                                            Mon. – Th., Aug. 8 - 11       Code: 121130-03
coaches work with players in high intensity exercises
                                                            Rain date: Friday, Aug. 12
to teach them to enjoy soccer by improving their
technique and confidence with the ball. Sessions
emphasize dynamic movements dictated by the game
not by position. Players are encouraged to read the
game and be fully engaged in both offense and defense.
Instructors: Pro Soccer Experience Staff                             2011 FALL PROGRAM GUIDE
Location:      Tunxis Mead                                   Our 2011 Fall Program Guide will be available online
Time:          9:00 - 11:00 a.m.                             and at the following locations in August.
Session Fee: Resident         Nonresident                                        Farmington LIFE
               $150.00        $173.00                                 Farmington Library (Monteith Drive)
Mon. – Th., July 25 - 28      Code: 121130-01                                 Farmington Town Hall
Rain date: Friday, July 29                                           Farmington Community & Senior Center
                                                                             Farmington Youth Center
                                                                         Farmington Youth Center Annex


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                           SUMMER DAY CAMPS
PLAYGROUND PALS SUMMER CAMP          FIT KIDS SUMMER CAMP
Entering grades K – 6                Entering grades K – 5
Have summer fun with your friends!          Enjoy two       Enjoy arts and crafts, games, sports, physical fitness
afternoons of swimming, sports, tournaments, games,         activities, gymnastic instruction, and obstacle courses
arts and crafts, and one field trip per week. Children      in this exciting camp! Campers need to bring lunch and
will be involved in activities suitable for their age       water. [No refrigeration available.] [Max. 35, Min. 10]
group. Campers may register for the morning and/or          Director:       David Avezzie
afternoon sessions. Those attending a morning or            Location:       East Farms School
afternoon session need to bring a snack. Children           Time:           9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
attending all day need to bring lunch, water, and a         Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident
snack. [No refrigeration available.] [Max. 40]                              $155.00        $178.00
Location:      Union School                                 Mon. – Fri., Aug. 1 – 5        Code: 121110-01
Section 01:    8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Section 02:    12:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.                       TUMBLE BUNNY CAMP
Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident                  Ages 3½ – 6½
Morning*       $56.00          $65.00
                                                            Children will enjoy the following activities: use of large
Morning        $70.00          $81.00
                                                            and small apparatus, gymnastic instruction, fitness
Afternoon*     $56.00          $65.00
                                                            activities, arts and crafts, games, contests, modified
Afternoon      $70.00          $81.00
                                                            lead-up games, and quiet activities. Prizes, awards, and
Mon. – Fri., June 27 – July 1          Code: 126021
                                                            more will be featured. Children need to bring a snack.
*Tue. – Fri., July 5 - 8               Code: 126022
                                                            [Max. 30, Min. 10]
Mon. – Fri., July 11 - 15              Code: 126023
                                                            Director:       David Avezzie
Mon. – Fri., July 18 - 22              Code: 126024
                                                            Location:       East Farms School
Mon. – Fri., July 25 – 29              Code: 126025
                                                            Time:           9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Mon. – Fri., Aug. 1 – 5                Code: 126026
                                                            Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
Weekly field trips to be announced.
                                                                            $135.00         $155.00
                                                            Mon. – Fri., July 11 - 15       Code: 121190-01
REC ADVENTURE SUMMER CAMP                                   Mon. – Fri., July 25 – 29       Code: 121190-02
Ages 12 & up
Our REC camp will give youth the opportunity to try a
variety of challenging activities that will stimulate the
senses.    Participants will enjoy outdoor adventure
programming at Empower Leadership Sports &
Adventure Center including a Zip-Line, Tree Climbing
Tour and BBQ, a day at Brownstone Exploration &
Discovery Park, Phazerball, Go-Carts, and Mini-Golf at                 YOU SNOOZE…YOU LOSE
R&B Sports, unlimited Laser-Tag and Bowling, and to          Nothing cancels a good program quicker than
top it off we’ll take em’ to Six Flags of New England.       everyone waiting until the last minute to register.
Campers must provide their own lunch, snack, and             Whether or not a program takes place is
beverage unless otherwise noted.                 Specific    determined by registration, not waiting or
information will be available on the first day of            assuming how many people may show up. If a
camp. [Max. 22, Min. 10]                                     program interests you, be sure to register today!
Supervisors: Recreation Staff
Location:       Union School
Time:           8:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
                                                                                   EMAIL…
                                                             We want your email address. Why? When we
Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
                                                             need to make changes to a class, we’ll email you.
                $259.00         $299.00
                                                             When we have a new class to announce, we’ll
Mon. - Fri., July 25 - 29       Code: 121214-01
                                                             email you. How about a copy of our seasonal
                                                             program guide? We’ll email them to you.
   * DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Friday, July 8th.

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                          SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
PLAY-WELL PRE-ENGINEERING              JUNIOR SCIENTISTS FUN LAB
Ages 5 & 6                             Ages 4 - 6
Using LEGO brand blocks, we’ll create, play, and learn.     Have your child become a Mad Science “Junior
Build a town, city, or star base with houses, buildings,    Scientist” and discover how much fun science really is!
pyramids, bridges, tunnels, towers, and more. Build         In this fun lab children get a chance to explore many
motorized cars, trains, buses, and trucks; race them;       aspects of the world such as energy and motion, and
crash them; repair them. [Max. 22, Min. 11]                 water, as well as the lives of animals, bugs, bees, and
Instructor:     Play-Well TEK                               butterflies. [Max. 17, Min. 10]
Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex               Instructor:    A Mad Scientist
Time:           9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.                      Location:      Farmington Youth Center Annex
Session Fee: Resident          Nonresident                  Time:          9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
                $156.00        $179.00                      Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
Mon. - Fri., Aug. 8 - 12       Code: 122330-01                             $174.00          $199.00
                                                            Mon. - Fri., Aug. 15 – 19       Code: 122313-01



PLAY-WELL ENGINEERING
Ages 7 - 9
Using LEGO brand blocks, we’ll explore concepts in
physics, mechanical engineering, structural engineering,
and architecture while playing with your favorite
creations. Learn how to design and build motorized
machines, catapults, demolition derby cars, truss and
suspension bridges, and more. Each session will include
directed projects with instruction, performance-
oriented projects with guidance, and free-building time
to construct the “Really Great Project” with huge
quantities of LEGO. [Max. 22, Min. 11]
                                                            RED HOT ROBOTS
Instructor:     Play-Well TEK                               Ages 7 - 12
Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex               Delve into the fascinating world of robotics and
Time:           1:00 - 4:00 p.m.                            machines. Children will construct their own robots
Session Fee: Resident         Nonresident                   while gaining a working knowledge of the science of
                $156.00       $179.00                       circuits, wheels, gears, and sensors. They will build a
Mon. - Fri., Aug. 8 - 12      Code: 122331-01               motorized robot that can be set up to walk on four or
                                                            six legs or one that moves like a monkey climbing up and
                                                            down a rope. Children will go home with their robot.
                                                            Supplies Included. [Max. 17, Min. 10]
                                                            Instructor:     A Mad Scientist
                                                            Location:       Farmington Youth Center Annex
                                                            Time:           1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
                                                            Session Fee: Resident           Nonresident
                                                                            $174.00         $199.00
                                                            Mon. - Fri., Aug. 15 – 19       Code: 122313-02


             WEATHER CONCERNS
 Farmington Recreation programs follow the school
 cancellation policy. If school is cancelled or dismissed
 early    then    all  programs    will   be   cancelled.
 Announcements will be made on CBS Channel 3
 Eyewitness News First Alert, WTIC-1080AM radio.


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        4 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER                                      PROGRAM POLICIES
          ONLINE REGISTRATION                                   CANCELLATION INFORMATION
To help make your online registration experience easy,       Two business days prior to the program start date,
please follow the instructions on the bottom of page         a decision will be made to cancel the program if
(22). Once it has been determined that a program             necessary. If cancelled, you will be notified and
will be held, online registration will be available up       will have the option of transferring to another
to one business-day prior to the start of the                program or obtaining a full credit or refund.
program.                                                     Farmington Recreation reserves the right to cancel
                                                             any program due to low enrollment.
          MAIL-IN REGISTRATION                               Farmington Recreation reserves the right to
Simply mail your completed registration form located         change the time, date, location, and to make other
on page (22) with payment to:                                revisions in any program.
                Farmington Recreation                        Every effort will be made to make up cancelled
                  7 Westwoods Drive                          programs due to weather, etc.
                    Farmington, CT
                        06032                                        REFUND INFORMATION
                                                          Since programs are self-supporting and commitments
WALK-IN/AFTER HOURS REGISTRATION                          need to be made to instructors and staff, the
Westwoods Drive is located off Route 177, just north      following is the Department’s refund policy:
of the intersection with Route 6. Enter by Westwoods          Refunds, minus a $10.00 processing fee, will be
Golf Course and follow the signs to our office. A             given when requested up to three business days
locked drop box is located on the pillar near the             prior to the start of the program.
entrance for those arriving after office hours.               Once the decision has been made to run a
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.          particular program no refund will be given unless a
                                                              substitute can be found or there is a medical
                         FAX                                  emergency.
Fax your completed registration form including your           Refunds will be issued for medical emergencies
credit card payment information to 860.675.2544.              when accompanied by a physician’s note, which must
                                                              be received within five business days following the
            REGISTRATION DATES                                conclusion of the program.
                                                              Absolutely no refunds will be given for any unused
          RESIDENT: MARCH 21, 2011
                                                              portion of a program. Fees are not prorated.
        NONRESIDENT: MARCH 28, 2011
                                                              All refunds will follow the Finance Department's
                                                              bill paying schedule. There will be no cash refunds.
                                                              Please allow two - four weeks to process a refund.
     NOTIFICATION OF ENROLLMENT
 Unless you are notified, please assume that you are
 registered for the class that you requested.
 Farmington Recreation does not mail receipts for
 registrations processed online or in-house. You may
 obtain a receipt via our online registration system.                FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
 Log into your account and select the “My Account” tab     Financial  Assistance   Program:         Farmington
 and then click on the “Reprint Receipt” tab.              residents may qualify for a reduction in the cost
                                                           of a program based upon the Federal Income
                                                           Poverty Guidelines. An eligibility application needs
     RECREATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
                                                           to be completed and verified to qualify for a
 Farmington Recreation recognizes that there may be
 residents who cannot afford the fees for some
                                                           discount.
 programs. A Recreation Scholarship Fund has been
 established to assist   residents who are experiencing    Deferred Payment Plan: If you are unable to make
 financial difficulties.   You can help support the        a payment in full at the time of registration, please
 scholarship fund by adding $1.00 (or more) to your        contact Priscilla Peale at 860.675.2540.
 registration fees.


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                                        REGISTRATION INFORMATION
                  1. Payment must accompany signed registration/waiver form in order to be registered.
                  2. All major credit cards accepted. Please make checks payable to: Town of Farmington
                  3. One check may be used to register for more than one program/participant.

                                               REGISTRATION & WAIVER FORM
I recognize that there are risks of injury involved to members of my family participating in recreational activities conducted by the Town of Farmington.
Therefore, in consideration of the Town of Farmington conducting recreational activities and enrolling members of my family in such activities or
permitting members of my family to participate in such activities, I do hereby, on behalf of myself and all members of my immediate family, release the
Town of Farmington and its employees and agents from all liability with respect to an injury received by me or any member of my family arising from
such activities.

Signature of Parent/Guardian/Adult Participant:                                                                Date:

Parent/Guardian Printed Name:                                                   Email:

Participants Address:                                                           Town:                          Zip Code:

Telephone (home):                                          (work):                                   (cell):




          Participant Name                 Gender Date of Birth *School* Grade               Program Name              Code / Section         Fee




        *School Code*: U - Union, WD - West District, NW - Noah Wallace, EF - East Farms, WW - West Woods, IAR - Irving Robbins


Recreation Scholarship Fund Donation / Thank You ($):                                     Total Paid:

Credit Card Number:                                                                       EXP Date:                        ( ) Check ( ) Cash

Name as it appears on Credit Card:                                              Signature:

Medical Information
Please list any condition of which the supervisor/instructor should be made aware of in order to understand and better serve your individual need(s).

Participant Name:

Condition:

                                                  RETURN TO:
                        FARMINGTON RECREATION, 7 WESTWOODS DRIVE, FARMINGTON, CT 06032
                                    PHONE: 860.675.2540   FAX: 860.675.2544


                              ONLINE REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS
  1.    Log on to http://rec.farmington-ct.org
  2.    Click on the “Online Program Registration” Link.
  3.    Type your ten-digit phone number and primary guardians last name in the spaces provided.
  4.    If your information is not currently in our online registration system you will be prompted to register with our office.
             a. Click “Ok”
             b. Click on the “Having Trouble Signing In?” link.
  5.    If your information is currently in our online registration system you will be logged into your account.
  6.    If you have any questions regarding the use of the online registration system, please contact our office.
  7.    You may not register for a class online less than two business days prior to the start of the class.
  8.    Please be sure to add recreation@farmington-ct.org to you address book or trusted email list so we don’t get
        caught in your spam filter.


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                      SUNSET STROLLS
Explore the Farmington Valley Greenway on these one-hour sunset
strolls. Meet other people, form new walking groups, and enjoy
the outdoors.
Supervisor: Priscilla Peale
Time:       6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, April 25 – Brickyard Road Parking Lot
Monday, May 2 – River Road and Rte. 4 Parking Lot
Monday, May 9 – Rte. 4 & Rte. 179 Parking Lot

                   WEDNESDAY WALKERS
Explore hiking trails in the Farmington Valley. Distance 3 - 6 miles
during the morning hours.
Car Pools will be arranged. Bring water and a snack.
Supervisor: Priscilla Peale
Meet:         23 School St. Unionville
Time:         9:00 a.m.
Dates:        Wednesdays, April 27 – June 1

                 SUMMER SOLSTICE HIKE
Celebrate the first day of summer with a hike to Heublein Tower.
Meet at the main trail entrance off of Route 185 at 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy the start of the summer season.
Supervisor: Priscilla Peale
Meet:       Trail Entrance, Route 185
Time:       6:30 p.m.
Dates:      Tuesday, June 21

       PRISCILLA’S TOP 10 REASONS TO WALK
   Experience the beauty of your community’s parks and walking
   paths.
   Walking is the most convenient form of transportation.
   Walking is the most popular physical activity in the country.
   Improve your physical and mental health.
   Manage your weight.
   Slow the aging process.
   Every minute of walking extends your life by 1½ to 2 minutes.
   A walkable community is a livable community.
   Renew your commitment to an active lifestyle.
   Inspire your friends and family.

				
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