New Milford Parks & Rec notes

Registration will start March 14 for many programs offered by the New Milford Parks & Recreation Department.

The spring/summer brochure will be published in the March 11 edition of The Greater New Milford Spectrum and will be available at the Parks & Rec 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 or visit the office.


Spring soccer

Weekly soccer sessions for youths aged 4 to 6th grade will meet Saturdays starting April 2 on the fields behind Sarah Noble Intermediate School. Cost will be $30 for new players and $25 for returning players not needing shirts. Cost after March 18 would be $40.


Classes for Little Yogis for ages 3-5 will meet Mondays from 9 to 9:45 a.m. from March 21 to May 23 at the Parks & Recreation office at the cost of $60.

Teen dodgeball

Free, open sessions for area high school students meet Tuesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. from April 26 to May 31 at Pettibone School, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Greater New Milford and MVP-SOS.


Boating safety

DEP boating and watercraft safety classes hosted by the state DEP will be offered April 4, 6, 11 and 13 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at New Milford High School. Participants must attend all classes at the cost of $20.

Boat slips

Registration for the 2011 season at Lynn Deming Park will be tomorrow (Saturday), March 5 from 8 to 10 a.m. (or until all slips are sold) at New Milford Parks & Recreation at 47 Bridge Street. Cost is $1,200 or $1,155 for those aged 65 and older Applicants must be New Milford taxpayers.



Classes for beginners and advanced beginners meet Wednesdays from 6 to 7 or 7 to 8 p.m. from April 6 to June 87 to 8 p.m. at the Parks & Recreation office at the cost of $80. Participants must provide fencing jackets and gloves; practice masks and foils are optional.

Men's 35 & older basketball

Open sessions for men aged 35 and older meet Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. until May under supervision of Bill Granata and Bill Buckbee at Schaghticoke Middle School. Cost is $5 per session.