The Sherman Park & Recreation Department offers programs throughout the year.

Office hours at Sherman School generally are Saturdays from 9 to 11:30m a.m. Phone messages at 860-354-3629 will be returned Thursday afternoons.

For registration or more information, check www.townofshermanct.org/parkrec.html.

FAMILY

Boat moorings

Registration for the 2014 boating season is still available.

Nature trail

A trail over the mountain extending from the town park to Colonial Park is open to residents.

Gardens

Gardeners are reminded all fencing and stakes must be removed by Dec. 1. All materials would then be subject to removal by the town crew.

Kayaks

Kayaks must be off the rack by Dec. 15 or they would be remvoed.Registration for 2014 will begin in April.

YOUTH

SPARK

An after-school program for schoolchildren in grades K-8 meets weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m. during the school year under the direction of Danielle Christie and Ben Krier.