The Sherman Park & Recreation Department offers programs throughout the year.

Summer office hours at Sherman School generally are Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon. Phone messages at 860-354-3629 will be returned.

For registration or more information, check www.townofshermanct.org/parkrec.html.

FAMILY

Beach

Beach passes are distributed outside the Sherman School cafeteria weekdays from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Nature trail

A trail over the mountain extending from the town park to Colonial Park is open to residents.

Summer concerts

The free summer concerts at the town beach feature an Aug. 17 performance by Cripple Creek at 2 p.m. and an Aug. 23 performance by the Pears. Residents are welcomed to bring a picnic lunch and some friends.

YOUTH

Summer signup

Registration for all summer youth programs is offered Mondays through Fridays in the Sherman School cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. through July.

Soccer camp

Rich Sheridan, longtime New Milford High School coach, assisted by current Green Wave players, will direct boys and girls aged 8--15 Aug. 11-15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Veterans Field. Cost will be $100.

Junior camp

Michele Close directs youths aged 4-7, meeting Mondays to Fridays from 9 to 11:45 a.m. through Aug. 3 at Sherman School.

Senior camp

Rich Sheridan directs youths aged 7--12, meeting Mondays to Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. through Aug. 3 at Sherman Town Park. Early dropoff and extended hours are available for an extra fee.

Baseball camp

The New Milford High School baseball coaching staff will direct an Aug. 4-18 camp meeting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Veterans Field. Boys and girls aged 8--15 are eligible at the cost of $100.

Swim lessons

Half-hour lessons are offered July 21 to Aug. 1, based on Red Cross guidelines for Levels 1 to 6.