NM parks & recreation notes
Published 7:38 pm, Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Registration is underway for programs offered by the New Milford Parks & Recreation Department. A brochure is available at the office at 47 Bridge St. Hours are weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information, call 860-355-6050, check www.newmilford.org or visit the office.
Rec-On summer camp
Signup for Parks & Recreation's June 28-Aug. 3 weekday summer camp is underway weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Parks & Rec office. Registration is $365 for the first child in a family, $310 for the second child and $240 for the third. For more information, check www.newmilford.org.
The summer youth swim team will meet Mondays to Thursdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. from June 28 to Aug. 5 at the cost of $85.
Signup is underway for Monday and Wednesday evening lessons and an Aug. 2-6 camp for ages 8-15 to be held at the newly refurbished courts at Young's Field. Cost will be $100.
Lynn Deming Park
The town beach at Lynn Deming Park on Candlewood Lake is open for the season with lifeguard hours from noon to 6 p.m. through June 20 and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. from June 21 to Labor Day weekend. Vehicle passes for residents, available at the gate, are $40. Day passes are available only at the Parks & Recreation office at $5 per resident or $15 per non-resident.
`Junk in the trunk'
Spaces for rent at $20 will be available for a Sunday, June 6 sale from 8 am. to 2 p.m. at New Milford High School. Participants keep profits beyond the rental fee. Proceeds will benefit the New Milford dog park.
Signup is still open for boat slips at Lynn Deming Park on Candlewood Lake for the 2010 season. Cost is $1,150 plus $40 for a vehicle pass.
"Sit and Stay" classes instructed by Dee Chusiano will meet Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. for puppies aged 10 to 18 weeks and from 7 to 8 p.m. for beginners at Clatter Valley Park at the cost of $70.
King Tut exhibit
A Sept. 9 bus trip to the Discovery Times Square Exposition to see the King Tutankhamun exhibit will depart Patriot's Way at 9 a.m. and leave New York City at 5 p.m. Cost will be $50 for adults and $42 for children aged 11 and younger for transportation and ticket.
Kaye Davis will instruct eight-class sessions of low-impact swimming meeting Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. starting June 24 at the New Milford Sports Club at the cost of $100.