Sherman Park & Recreation notes
The Sherman Park & Recreation Department offers programs throughout the year.
For registration or more information, call director John Wrenn at 860-354-3629, visit the office at Sherman School during summer hours of Mondays to Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon, or check www.townofshermanct.org/parkrec.html.
High school students and adults may participate in public speaking classes directed by Robbyn German. Sessions will meet Feb. 26, March 5 and 12 from 11 a.m. to noon at the cost of $30.
Skiing at Thunder Ridge
Lift tickets for Sherman residents for Thursday skiing at Thunder Ridge in Patterson, N.Y. are still available at $16 per night. Rentals for skis, snowboards and helmets are available at $24 per night. For more information, call Park & Recreation or Ginny Fielding.
Skating is available as weather conditions permit at Schimpf Pond.
Residents can swim at the New Fairfield High School pool as part of a program in cooperation with New Fairfield Park and Recreation. For signup or information, check www.newfairfield.org and link to departments/park and recreation/special events/family open swim.
A trail over the mountain extending from the town park to Colonial Park is open to residents.
An after-school program for schoolchildren in grades K-8 meets weekdays from 2:30 to 6 p.m. during the school year under the supervision of Steven Rianhard and Danielle Shook. Those interested are welcome to stop by.
Youths aged 9-12 may participate in designing puppets, writing scripts and performing in front of a small audience.
Sessions directed by Robbyn German will meet Feb. 26, March 5 and 12 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Sherman School at the cost of $30.
Open sessions for residents aged 18 and older are offered Wednesdays, except school vacations and special events, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Sherman School.
Open sessions for residents aged 18 and older are offered Tuesdays, except school vacations and special events, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Sherman School.