Registration is under way for many programs offered by the New Milford Parks & Recreation Department. The spring/summer brochure is 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.


Summer camp

Registration is under way for summer camp for youths in kindergarten to grade 8. Sessions will be offered weekdays from June 27 to Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at various sites in town. Cost through June 3 will be $320 for a family's first child, $265 for a second child and $195 for a third child. Cost after June 3 would be an additional $50. The cost of trips to Lynn Deming Park are included but cost of additional trips is not.


Lynn Deming Park

The town park on Candlewood Lake is open for the season. Residents/taxpayers may purchase a vehicle pass for $45 with proof of residency or paid tax bills from the town. Boat launch stickers are $115. Stickers are required of every boat/jet ski, with proof of residency or paid tax bill. Day passes are $5 for residents and $20 for non-residents per person, per day. Day passes can only be purchased at the New Milford Parks & Recreation office at 47 Bridge Street Mondays to Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. No day passes are sold at the gate and walk-ins are not admitted. A limited number of boat slips are still available.

Swim lessons

Lessons will be given Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from June 27 to July 14 during the afternoon at Lynn Deming Park at the cost of $50 and in the evening at the New Milford Sports Club for $80.

Yankees baseball

A July 8 bus trip to The Bronx, N.Y. to see the New York Yankees play the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium will depart the Patriots' Way parking lot at 4 p.m. and return after the game. Cost of $70 will include transportation and ticket.