New Milford Parks & Rec notes

Registration is underway for many programs offered by the New Milford Parks & Recreation Department.

For more information, call 860-355-6050, check or visit the office at 47 Bridge St. Hours are weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Trunk or treat!

A free alternative to trick or treating on Halloween will be offered Oct. 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the New Milford Village Green. Call Parks & Recreation at 860-355-6050 to register a car, or just arrive that day to trick or treat.

Ice skating

Registration is underway for youths in grades 1-12 and adults for Saturday sessions meeting Oct. 20 to Dec. 22 at Canterbury School's Draddy Arena. Cost will be $105.

Dog obedience

Classes are offered for beginner and real life Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. or 7 to 8 p.m. from Jan. 10 to Feb. 14 at the Lillis Administration Building gym along East Street. Cost will be $70.


Baby-sitting with confidence

Instruction will be offered to 11-14 year olds Nov. 6 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the recreation office at 47 Bridge Street at the cost of $65.

Tikes basketball

Sessions for grades K-2 will meet Saturdays from Jan. 5 to Feb. 23 at the Northville School gym. at the cost of $75, including a T-shirt.


Men's 30

& older basketball

A league is being formed to play Monday and Wednesday games from 6:30 to 10:15 from December through March at Sarah Noble School. The number of teams will depend on the number of players. For information, email Jason Maxwell at


Debi Fitzgerald will instruct Latin-inspired dance fitness in sessions meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays from Nov. 20 to Jan. 31 at the recreation office at 47 Bridge Street. Cost will be $65.