New Milford Parks & Rec notes

Registration is underway for 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.

Online sign-up is available at by clicking on "Create New Account" to open an account and providing all contact information. Cellphone numbers with the carrier are needed for possible texts with last-minute program changes.


Summer camp

Registration is open for summer camp for youths in kindergarten to grade 8. Sessions will be offered weekdays from June 22 to July 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hill and Plain, Northville and Schaghticoke schools. Activities will include arts and crafts, trips to Lynn Deming Park on Candlewood Lake, additional field trips and plenty of other games. Early-bird cost will be $320 for a family's first child, $265 for a second child and $195 for each additional child in a family, not to exceed $780. Registration is available at or by visiting the office at 47 Bridge St. For more information, call 860-355-6050.

Learn to be

a cheerleader

Lindsey Rourke will instruct girls' aged 6-12 in a four-week cheerleading program meeting Wednesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. from June 10 to July 1 at the Parks & Recreation office. Cost will be $35.


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 for residents only. Stickers are required of every boat/jet ski, with proof of residency or paid tax bill. Day passes are $15 for residents and $20 for nonresidents per person, per day. Day passes can only be purchased Mondays to Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the New Milford Parks & Recreation office at 47 Bridge St. No day passes are sold at the gate and walk-ins are not admitted.

Swim lessons

Afternoon lessons will be given Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from Monday, June 22 to July 9 for those aged 3 years and older at Lynn Deming Park at the cost of $50. Another session will be offered July 13-17 at Lynn Deming and indoors at the New Milford Sports Club.

Yankees baseball

Sign-up is open for a June 21 Father's Day coach bus trip to Yankee Stadium in The Bronx in New York City for a Yankees game vs. the Detroit Tigers. Departure will be at 10 a.m. from the Patriots Way parking lot. Cost will be $57 for ticket and transportation.