2017 Summer Fall Booklet

GENERAL INFORMATION 1 Park Recreation Commission Welcome to Chairman Al Howard Vice Chairman Paul Mantoni Bob Collins Mike Patruski Bill Schlien Mark Smith Mike Towsley Bridget Fiala City Council Liaison W est S pringfield P a rk a n d R e c re a t i o n D epartment Mission Statement West Springfield Park Recreation Department s mission is creating a better community in which to live and play through quality recreational enviroments enriching opportunities and empowering people West Springfield Park and Recreation Commission HOURS OF OPERATION Monday through Friday 8 00 a m to 4 30 p m The West Springfield Park and Recreation Commission has a monthly meetings on the 2nd Monday of each month All meetings are open to the public and are held in the Park and Recreation Office 2nd floor of the Municipal Office building 26 Central Street or at the UNICO Building in Mittineague Park at 7 00 p m Please check current meeting posting information for location The Park and Recreation Commission is made up of seven members from the communtiy appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council The purpose of the Commission is to set policies for conduct of recreation programs and reports to the Mayor matters related to the operation and functions of the Park and Recreation programs and facilities Municipal Office Building 26 Central Street Suite 19 West Springfield MA 01089 Important Numbers Phone 413 263 3284 Fax 413 739 1549 Weather Cancellation Phone 413 781 3020 Park Recreation Staff Director Victoria L Connor CPRP CPSI CPO Recreation Supervisor Sonia H Manley CPO Fiscal Assistant Patricia A Reveruzzi Administrative Assistant Katelyn M LaValley Friends of Park and Recreation FOPAR is a small group of volunteers that do small projects to assist and help the Park Recreation Department With budgetary and manpower constraints there are many small projects that get left behind This group is trying to fill some of the void by helping out FOPAR The Friends of West Springfield Park Recreation has just completed their 6th year with much success TABLE OF CONTENTS It s all inside Your recreation destination General Information Registration Information Adult Programs Bus Trips Certification Concerts Special Events Art Programs Walking Hiking Sports Camps Summer Calendar Centrum Tiny Tots STEP Fall Sports Instructional Programs Recreational Swim Garden Plots Garden Club Facilities Pavilions Registration Form A Registration Form B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 23 24 25 26 2016 Projects Mittineague Park Batting Cage yearly maintain open close Install Memorial Benches Maintain several Legacy Trees around Town Old Tatham installed 2 new dug outs Mittineague Park replace bogg bridges on interpretive trail Morgan Pavilion landscaping Mittineague Park paint 3 cisterns repair kiosks remove graffiti Lower RES Area install walking Nature Trail Footprint Project mark and clear brush Santa s House thousands of hours donated to this project 2016 has been a very satisfying year FOPAR has really made a difference We are in need of volunteers to help us out Volunteers do not need to attend every project but can pick those that fit their schedule Even an hour or two is very helpful to us We can also use monetary donations so we can purchase supplies Paint and painting supplies are usually our biggest need We will begin planning our 2017 schedule soon FOPAR is a very important group that provides support to the Park Recreation Department We have a wonderful community here in West Springfield and it is so very important to take care of what we have This group needs more volunteers to be successful Please get involved both personally and financially with projects If anyone is interested in helping out we can add your email address to our mailing list and notify you of upcoming projects and meetings Everyone is welcome to help out This is an excellent opportunity for anyone that needs community service for their school church or even scouting projects If you would like to get involved in any way please contact Al Howard at alhoward42 gmail com or 413 736 3878 or text Mike Towsley 413 537 5375
GENERAL INFORMATION  1 Park   Recreation Commission  Welcome to...  Chairman - Al Howard Vice Chairman - Paul Mantoni Bob ...
GENERAL INFORMATION Are You Connected Make sure you visit us on line at www wsparkandrec com By visiting us on line you can View the latest program offerings special events Check if your child s game has been cancelled due to weather conditions Download Registration Forms Facility Reservation Forms Employment Coaching Applications View Volunteer Employment Opportunities 2 Internet Visit us at www wsparkandrec com for the latest program information and printable forms Online you can print out registration forms job applications and coaching applications Site also includes information to find out if there are weather related cancellations of programs Photo Policy The Park and Recreation Department reserves the right to photograph videotape program participants and or spectators for publicity purposes E NEWS Do you want instant information sent to you directly via E mail We provide e mail announcements regarding various programs recreational activities including cancellation of programs sport activities due to weather conditions All you need to do is send an email with your name home phone and email address requesting to have your email added to the system Send Information to parkandrec west springfield ma us Follow or Like Us on www facebook com ws park rec WS_Park_And_Rec wsparkandrec Brochure Distribution The department s brochure is mailed to all past participants registered within 2 years and is available at the Main Office of any West Springfield Public and Private school Town Library and the Municipal Office Building The department produces two brochures a Winter Spring and Summer Fall brochure Winter Spring will be available in October 2017 Summer Employment Opportunities The West Springfield Park and Recreation Department has a variety of summer job openings Baseball or Softball Umpires Camp Counselors Lifeguards WSI Swim Instructors Pool Attendants Soccer Referees Sport Camp Counselors Park Ranger Get Involved VO L U N T E E R The West Springfield Park and Recreation volunteers provide valuable service to the community by assisting in many events and programs in a variety of ways Volunteers can participate on a regular basis or on occasion as desired Volunteer opportunities exist in the following areas For applications and more information on positions available please go to the Park and Recreation Department website at www wsparkandrec com Interviews will be scheduled in April and May for summer staffing needs Corrections and Updates Our staff makes every effort to ensure each issue of the brochure is free from errors however there are times when errors or revisions in program details do occur We appreciate your patience and understanding when these situations occur Take a break Recre 8 Coaching Youth Sports Baseball Softball Soccer Basketball Football Cheerleading and Torpedoes Swim Team Youth Programs Community Events Halloween Sing A Long Operation Santa Santa s House Easter Egg Hunt Fishing Derby Park Projects If you would like to volunteer with us please contact Katelyn LaValley at 413 263 3284 or Klavalley townofwestspringfield ma LOOK for the many hands symbol to Get Involved and Volunteer
GENERAL INFORMATION Are You Connected  Make sure you visit us on-line at www.wsparkandrec.com By visiting us on-line you c...
REGISTRATION INFORMATION 3 REGISTRATION INFORMATION Registrations are currently accepted for all programs listed within this booklet unless otherwise noted When registering please note which form to use indicated by the following icons Registration forms are located on pages 24 26 Register using FORM A Register using FORM B All registrations are taken by the Park and Recreation Department staff Instructors are not authorized to accept registrations at the activity location Registrations are on a first come first served basis and may be made online in person or by mail 1 Only parents or legal guardians may register their own children 2 We reserve the right to A Cancel a program due to low enrollment or lack of staff B Limit ages and size of program or class C Request proof of residency or age at anytime Proof of residency and age are required for first time participants 4 Return check policy 25 for all NSF checks NON RESIDENT POLICY Within the West Springfield Park and Recreation Department programs you will notice different fees for Town of West Springfield Residents R and Non Residents NR The Town of West Springfield residents make a significant contribution to the financing and operation of the West Springfield Park and Recreation Department through town property taxes These taxes are paid whether or not individuals participate in programs To ensure equity nonresidents those living outside the West Springfield Town limits will be charged a non resident fee in addition to the program fee based upon the type of program offered The two types of fee structures are 1 Self Supporting Programs where the registration fee covers the direct cost of the program Non resident fee will include the program fee plus an additional administrative fee of 5 10 2 Fair Share non resident fee programs where tax dollars are allocated to offset registration fees for residents Non residents will be charged the program fee plus an additional equitable based fee to offset the tax dollars contributed by residents FEES Must be paid when you register Payment may be made by cash check or money order Checks and money orders should be made payable to The Town of West Springfield WAIT LIST If the class program you desire has already been filled staff will place you on a wait list return your fee and keep your registration form You will be notified if a space becomes available or new classes are formed Program openings will be on a first come first served basis from the waiting list FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE It is the policy of the Park and Recreation Commission that the inability to pay a fee should not deter any child who wishes to participate in a program from doing so Families wishing to apply for financial assistance may do so in person at the P R office Please bring the following documents for filing for financial assistance proof of residency proof of household members proof of income Financial assistant is for West Springfield residents only Adult program do not qualify for assistance PROGRAM REFUND POLICY I General programs and sport activities 1 Full refunds will be made when requested three weeks prior to the start of a program activity or before the participant has been assigned to a team 2 Partial refunds will be made when requested less than three weeks before the start of an activity 30 of the registration will be retained as administrative cost 3 No refunds will be made once a class program or sports activity has begun 4 Refunds take 4 6 weeks for processing II Centrum and Centrum Tiny Tots Playground Refund Policy 1 A full refund will be made if requested prior to 1st business day in June On or before Wednesday May 31 2017 2 Partial refunds will be made when requested three weeks before the start of a session 30 of the fee will be retained as administrative cost No refunds will be made when requested less than three weeks prior to the start of a session 3 No refunds will be made once a session has begun 4 Refunds take 4 6 weeks for processing 4 ways to Register 1 On Line We are pleased to be able to provide the flexibility of secure on line registrations for the majority of our programs Everyone is welcome to browse our activities and facilities Visit us on line at www wsparkandrec com to check out a complete listing of activities 2 WALK IN Come visit us Register in person by coming to the West Springfield Park and Recreation Department located on the 2nd floor room 207 of the Municipal Office Building 26 Central Street West Springfield MA 01089 Office hours are Monday Friday 8 00a m to 4 30p m 3 MAIL IN Complete the registration form and send it to West Springfield Park and Recreation Department 26 Central Street Suite 19 West Springfield MA 01089 Registrations must be received by deadline 4 DROP BOX Open 24 7 Drive up to the white drop box Place your sealed envolope with registration form and check no cash Located on the island in front of the Municipal Office Building 26 Central Street
REGISTRATION INFORMATION  3  REGISTRATION INFORMATION  Registrations are currently accepted for all programs listed within...
ADULT PROGRAMS 4 AEROBICS Register using FORM B Get a great and fun aerobic workout designed to improve cardiovascular endurance burn fat tone muscles and increase flexibility Classes are for all levels of ability Classes are for Adults 18 Please note that the Park Recreation Department reserves the right to substitute instructors alternate facilities and change programming dates as necessary Instructor Lynn McCarthy Activity Code Dates AEROBICS Days Time Location 201010 2 Feb 28 March 2 7 9 14 16 21 Spring 23 28 30 April 4 6 Tuesdays Thursdays 6 30pm 7 30pm Mittineague Park 201010 3 April 18 20 25 27 Summer May 2 4 9 11 16 18 23 25 Tuesdays Thursdays 6 30pm 7 30pm Mittineague Park 201010 4 Sept 19 21 26 28 Fall Oct 3 5 10 12 17 19 24 26 Tuesdays Thursdays 6 30pm 7 30pm Mittineague Park 201010 5 Nov 2 7 9 14 16 21 28 30 Holiday Dec 5 7 12 14 Tuesdays Thursdays 6 30pm 7 30pm Mittineague Park UNICO Building UNICO Building UNICO Building UNICO Building W S Resident Fee NonResident Fee 35 40 35 40 35 40 35 40 Register using FORM B YOGA Learn Hatha Yoga and Mat Pilates techniques along with controlled deep breathing for total well being and health for mind and body Helps improve coordination increase coordination increase range of motion increase muscle strength and total body alignment Bring mat and comfortable clothing Classes are for Adults 18 Please note that the Park Recreation Department reserves the right to substitute instructors alternate facilities and change programing dates as necessary Instructor Lynn McCarthy Activity Code 201030 2 Spring 201040 2 Spring 201030 3 Summer 201040 3 Summer 201030 4 Fall 201040 4 Fall 201030 5 Holiday 201040 5 Holiday Level Dates YOGA Days Time Location Tuesdays 5 30pm 6 30pm Mittineague Park March 2 9 16 23 30 April 6 Thursdays 5 30pm 6 30pm Mittineague Park Intermediate April 18 25 May 2 9 16 23 Advanced Tuesdays 5 30pm 6 30pm Mittineague Park April 20 27 May 4 11 18 25 Thursdays 5 30pm 6 30pm Mittineague Park Intermediate Sept 19 26 Oct 3 10 17 24 Advanced Tuesdays 5 30pm 6 30pm Mittineague Park Thursdays 5 30pm 6 30pm Mittineague Park Tuesdays 5 30pm 6 30pm Mittineague Park Thursdays 5 30pm 6 30pm Mittineague Park Intermediate Feb 28 March 7 14 21 28 Advanced April 4 Beginner Beginner Beginner Sept 21 28 Oct 5 12 19 26 Intermediate Nov 7 14 21 28 Dec 5 12 Advanced Beginner Nov 2 9 16 30 Dec 7 14 UNICO Building UNICO Building UNICO Building UNICO Building UNICO Building UNICO Building UNICO Building UNICO Building W S Resident Fee NonResident Fee 40 50 40 50 40 50 40 50 40 50 40 50 40 50 40 50 OUTDOOR CARDIO CORE FITNESS OUTDOOR YOGA A 7 week Adult Outdoor Yoga Course that will focus on a combination of Hatha Yoga and Pilates in a beautiful outdoor setting in Mittineague Park Bring a mat wear comfortable clothing and apply bug spray prior to class Classes are held on the lawn of the UNICO Building Classes will be held on Tuesday evenings from 5 30pm 6 30pm In the event of inclement weather no need to worry class will be held under the outdoor covered pavilion at UNICO Instructor Lynn McCarthy A 7 week Adult Outdoor Cardio Core Fitness Course Workouts throughout areas of Mittineague Park surrounding the UNICO Building to increase strength cardio fitness flexibility core strength and overall health Use of equipment like heavy ropes kettle balls balance boards bands aerobars and more along with various cardio workouts Location to meet for classes will be the lawn of the UNICO Building Classes will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6 30pm 7 30pm In the event of inclement weather no need to worry class will be held under the outdoor covered pavilion at UNICO Instructor Lynn McCarthy Dates Tuesdays June 20 27 July 11 18 25 August 1 8 Time 5 30pm 6 30pm Location Lawn of UNICO Building located in Mittineague Park Fee 40 W S Residents 50 Non Residents Activity Code 301041 Dates Tuesdays June 20 27 July 11 18 25 August 1 8 Time 6 30pm 7 30pm Location Lawn of UNICO Building located in Mittineague Park Fee 35 W S Residents 40 Non Residents Activity Code 301011 Register using FORM B
ADULT PROGRAMS  4  AEROBICS  Register using FORM B  Get a great and fun aerobic workout designed to improve cardiovascular...
DAY BUS TRIPS CERTIFICATIONS 5 All bus trips include the bus ticket cost Bus leaves from and returns to 26 Central Street across from the West Springfield Municipal Office Building MOB Movies are shown both ways as well as a short pit stop A gratuity for the bus driver is Register Using collected from each paid guest on the way home Our Tour Coordinator Patti Reveruzzi FORM B BRONX ZOO Saturday June 10 2017 Your day includes roundtrip motor coach Total Experience Pass which includes Zoo admission Wild Asia Monorail Congo Gorilla Exhibit Children s Zoo Bug Carousel Butterfly Garden and Zoo Shuttle The bus leaves the Municipal Office Building Parking Lot on 26 Central Street at 7 30a m Bus leaves Zoo at 4 30pm May 26th is the deadline to register Activity 514030 1 Fee Adults 65 Activity 514030 2 Fee Children 3 12yrs 60 BOSTON RED SOX vs LA ANGELS Fenway Park Sunday June 25 2017 The West Springfield Park Recreation Dept is sponsoring a bus trip to Fenway Park to cheer on the Boston Red Sox s as they take on the Los Angeles Angels Game time is 1 35pm Seats are located in Section 31 rows 11 17 near third base underneath and out of the sun Great seats On sale now The bus leaves the MOB Parking Lot on 26 Central Street at10 00a m Bus Leaves Fenway Immediately After Game Activity 514170 Fee 100 per person NEW YORK YANKEES vs BOSTON RED SOX Yankee Stadium Sunday September 3 2017 The West Springfield Park Recreation Dept is sponsoring a bus trip to Yankee Stadium to cheer on the Boston Red Sox s as they take on the NY Yankee s Game time is 1 05pm Seats are field level 105 Great seats On sale now The bus leaves the MOB Parking Lot on 26 Central Street at 8 30a m Bus Leaves Yankee Stadium Immediately After Game Activity 514130 Fee 115 per person A HAUNTING DAY IN SALEM MA Saturday October 14 2017 Purchase your own tickets to haunted events on your own Explore historic Salem all day Don t miss visiting the Old Burying Point Graveyard Memorial to the Witch trials Salem Wax Museum Salem Witch Museum just to name a few The Brickyard Marketplace has a huge variety of vendors showing their crafts and an assortment of foods snacks and drinks to choose from The Haunted Neighborhood near the Old Burying Point graveyard offers a package deal of three haunted houses museums for 20 or purchases tickets online Come dressed on trip and receive a prize Prizes for best costume and games played on bus The bus leaves the Municipal Office Building Parking Lot on 26 Central Street at 7 30a m Bus Leaves Salem at 5 00pm Activity 514160 Fee 50 per person NYC RADIO CITY SHOW Saturday November 25 2017 Your Choice A day on your own to shop in NYC or do some shopping then see the 2017 Christmas Show Radio City Music Hall featuring the Rockettes It is a great family show to see with the kiddos Tickets have not been purchased yet so check back in June for show time The bus leaves the Municipal Office Building Parking Lot on 26 Central Street at 7 30a m Bus Leaves NYC at 6 00pm Activity 514020 1 Fee 125 Show Bus Activity 514020 2 Fee 50 Bus Only CPR FIRST AID CERTIFICATIONS LIFEGUARD RE CERTIFICATION Any interested person ages 16 and above are welcome to register for the below CPR FIRST AID Certification Courses To register follow the below links Class Location UNICO Building located in Mittineague Park Certifications are valid for 2 years Any interested person ages 16 and above are welcome to register for the below LIFEGUARD RE Certification Course Certifications are valid for 2 years To register You must have a current lifeguard certification card CPR AED Certification Re Certification Monday June 19 6 00pm 10 00pm Cost 50 Must Pre Register Pay On line by June 9th https mediced enrollware com enroll id 1528384 First Aid Certification Re Certification Wednesday June 21 6 00pm 10 00pm Cost 50 Must Pre Register Pay On line by June 9th https mediced enrollware com enroll id 1528389 Lifeguard RE Certification Date Monday June 12 2017 Time 2 30pm 6 30pm Location High School Sady Pool Cost 45 for 2017 W S Park Recreation Employees Cost 125 if employed by other organization Must Pre Register Pay at Park Recreation Office by June 2nd Bring to Class Bathing Suit Towel CPR Mask and current certification card Prior to class visit http www redcrossrefresher com review new updates Activity 114000 Register using FORM B
DAY BUS TRIPS CERTIFICATIONS  5  All bus trips include the bus ticket cost. Bus leaves from and returns to 26 Central Stre...
CONCERTS 6 WEST SPRINGFIELD FAMILY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 2017 FAMILY CONCERT SERIES The West Springfield Park Recreation Department announces programs for it s FIFTY FOURTH Annual Multi Age Family Concert Series that begins on Friday May 19 with a performance of THE SENIOR SHOWSTOPPERS 2017 SHOW in the Senior High School Auditorium on 425 Piper Road in Town at 7 00 PM According to Mr J Anthony Di Giore our Summer Music Program Coordinator for the 22 FREE concerts the theme this year is MUSIC is a multi age listening experience A FREE program book provided by the Rotary Club of West Springfield listing each concert is available at all concerts 2017 CONCERT SCHEDULE May 19 Friday West Side Senior Showstoppers 2017 Show Senior High School Auditorium 7 00 8 30 pm May 25 Thursday Off the Record 429 Morgan Road Pavilion 7 00 8 30 pm June 1 Thursday Sarah the Fiddler Storrowton Village Green 7 00 8 30 pm June 8 Thursday Simply Swing Band Landmark Monastery Heights 7 00 8 30 pm June 15 Thursday The Dave Colucci Show Landmark Monastery Heights 7 00 8 30 pm June 22 Thursday The Old Post Road Orchestra Landmark Monastery Heights 7 00 8 30 pm June 29 Thursday Cicci Santucchi Jazz Ensemble Storrowton Village Green Gazebo 7 00 8 30 pm July 4 Tuesday Louise Noel s Dance School Town Common 10 00 11 00 am July 4 Tuesday New England Digital Accordion Orchestra Town Common 1 30 3 00 pm July 6 Thursday Gary Landgren Honky Tonk Piano Senior High School Auditorium 7 00 8 30 pm July 13 Thursday Ethel Lee Ensemble Storrowton Village Green Gazebo 7 00 8 30 pm July 20 Thursday An Evening of Vocal String Blues Landmark Monastery Heights 7 00 8 30 pm July 21 Friday The Kings 429 Morgan Road Pavilion 7 00 8 30 pm July 27 Thursday Richie Mitnick Friends Storrowton Village Green Gazebo 7 00 8 30 pm August 3 Thursday BIG E Mardi Gras Band Storrowton Village Green Gazebo 7 00 8 30 pm August 10 13 4 days Taste of the Valley Rotary Club of West Springfield Town Common August 17 Thursday The Heritage Pops Orchestra Landmark Monastery Heights 7 00 8 30 pm August 24 Thursday Chinese Folk Art Senior High School Auditorium 7 00 8 30 pm August 31 Thursday Milardo Polka Band 429 Morgan Road Pavilion 7 00 8 30 pm HAPPY HOLIDAY PROGRAMS October 20 Friday Halloween Night Mittineague Park Rotary Pavilion 6 45 7 30 pm December 7 Thursday 29th Annual Caroling on the Green Elm Street Gazebo 6 00 7 00 pm In the event of inclement weather programs will be held in the W S Middle School Auditorium 31 Middle School Drive In the event of inclement weather programs will be held in the W S High School Auditorium 425 Piper Road In the event of inclement weather programs will be held at the Morgan Road Pavilion 429 Morgan Road To find out if there is weather related cancellation of a program call 413 781 3020 after 3 30 PM or visit us at www wsparkandrec com SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN DATE TIME AND VENUE
CONCERTS  6  WEST SPRINGFIELD FAMILY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES  2017 FAMILY CONCERT SERIES  The West Springfield Park   Recrea...
SPECIAL EVENTS 7 EASTER EGG HUNT FISHING DERBY April 15 2017 at 9 45a m Join the Search for over 7 000 eggs The annual Easter Egg Hunt for Town children ages 7 years and younger will be held on Saturday April 15 2017 at Mittineague Park Children are invited to meet the Easter Bunny and receive a candy treat between 9 45AM to 10 30AM in the tennis court area and then the Egg Hunt will begin SHARPLY at 10 30AM The children will be divided into three color coded age groups Yellow for 2 years and under Pink for 3 to 4 years and Purple for 5 to 7 years old Each age group will have a separate section to partake in their hunt for candy filled eggs Please look for your child s age grouping color Bring your camera to take a picture of your child with the Easter Bunny In the event of inclement weather please call 413 781 3020 or visit us on line at www wsparkandrec com for updated information regarding the hunt Due to the fields being extremely wet please dress your children appropriately Please note that Mittineague Park will be closed to vehicles from 9 00AM to 12 00PM due to the event In addition at the Easter Bunny s request we ask that you leave your dogs at home APRIL 22 2017 7 30AM For all kids who love to fish or who d love to give it a try The West Springfield Park and Recreation Department will host the 31st Annual Fishing Derby on Saturday April 22 2017 from 7 30AM to11 00AM at the Upper Reservoir located at the intersection of Amostown Road and Smyrna Street The Fishing Derby is open to children 15 years and younger and is generously sponsored by Sullivan Paper Company and Donut Dip Inc The Derby is free however contestants must furnish their own equipment and bait Trophies will be awarded according to category and age group Each participant will receive a snack bag Also participants can register for a drawing of some neat prizes such as fishing rods reels and tackle boxes Join US in Reel em in July 4 th Celebration Join us for another fabulous family Fourth of July on the Town Common Beginning at 11 00AM to 3 00PM on the Town Common enjoy a full chicken dinner served by the West Springfield Unico Dinner Tickets should be purchased in advanced FMI 896 0506 10 00AM Louise Noel s Dance School 1 30PM New England Digital Accordion Orchestra 9 15PM Fire Works presented by City of Springfield The Josiah Day House The Josiah Day House built in 1754 is the oldest known brick salt box style house in the country Located opposite the Town Common the Old Day House is owned and maintained by the Ramapogue Historical Society who provide programs and tours for the public The Tours for Kids Program is offered in the spring Special tours can be scheduled anytime by calling 413 734 6822 or 413 732 5473 Come Join Us Membership Individual 10 Family 25 Lifetime individual 100 Lifetime Family 150 Program Schedule for 2017 Unless otherwise noted Meetings are held at West Springfield Library Community Room Programs are free and open to the public Saturday March 18th 2 00PM Irish Need Not Apply Presented by Christopher Daley Wednesday November 8th 7 00PM 100th Anniversary of the United States Entry into WWI Presented by Stan Svec Josiah Day House Tour Schedule for 2017 Hours of Day House Tours 12 00PM 3 00PM Saturday June 24th Annual Strawberry Social Fourth of July Tuesday August10th August 13th West Side s Taste of the Valley Saturday and Sunday Labor Day Monday September 4th
SPECIAL EVENTS  7  EASTER EGG HUNT  FISHING DERBY  April, 15 2017 at 9 45a.m. Join the Search for over 7,000 eggs The annu...
SPECIAL EVENTS THE MOTHER SON DANCE Saturday May 13 2017 6 00pm 8 00pm Make a memory with your son that will last a lifetime Mothers and sons are invited to an evening of fun dancing The evening will include music provided by a D J dancing light snacks and drinks along with a photo of mother son Mothers are encouraged to wear a dress skirt or dress pants For sons dress pants and tie suggested Activity Code 203000 1 Location UNICO Building located in Mittineague Park Fee 35 per couple additional child 10 each Ages Boys 3 11 years THE FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE Saturday June 17 2017 6 00pm 8 00pm 8 Annual Bicycle Rodeo and Family Safety Day Saturday June 3 2017 10 00a m to 1 00p m Sponsored by the West Springfield Community Police and Kiwanis Club Event held at the West Springfield Senior Center 128 Park Street West Springfield MA FMI call 413 263 3390 Featuring Obstacle course to learn on the road bike safety Helmet fittings Fingerprinting K 9 Unit Demonstrations Face Painting Bike safety goodie bags Refreshments and more Bring your bike and helmet Battle of the Badges Blood Drive More The event is free of charge to all elementary school age children Make a memory with your daughter that will last a lifetime Fathers and daughters are invited to an evening of fun dancing The evening will include music provided by a D J dancing light snacks and drinks along with a photo of father daughter Fathers are encouraged to wear a suit dress pants and tie For daughters fancy dresses are suggested Activity Code 203000 2 Location UNICO Building located in Mittineague Park Fee 35 per couple additional child 10 each Ages Girls 3 11 years Town Carnival Art Show August 1 2017 6 30 p m 8 00 p m West Springfield Middle School Join us for another great evening of family FUN The Town Carnival is presented by the collective imaginations of the children registered in the West Springfield Park and Recreation Department s summer program of Centrum Playground Tiny Tots Robinson Playground and Art Enrichment programs held throughout the summer Children of West Springfield and their families are invited free of charge Also visit the Art Show featuring art work from the children registered in the summer Art Enrichment program directed by Doreen Crescione HALLOWEEN SING A LONG FRIDAY OCTOBER 20th 6 45 p m The West Springfield Park and Recreation Department s Halloween party for Town children will feature a Sing A Long by local performer Roger Tincknell and will be held at the Rotary Pavilion in Mittineague Park The show will start promptly at 6 45PM Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to get seats Parents must accompany their children Children and chaperons are invited to come in costume Be sure to dress warm The Halloween Party will last about one hour and will conclude with each child receiving a Halloween Treat The program will be held rain or shine In the event of inclement weather this event will be moved indoors to the Middle School please call the current event phone 781 3020 or visit the Park and Recreation Dept website at www wsparkandrec com to verify program location
SPECIAL EVENTS THE MOTHER SON DANCE Saturday, May 13, 2017   6 00pm-8 00pm  Make a memory with your son that will last a l...
INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS Art 9 Enrichment Beginning the week of June 26th art classes will be offered at the West Springfield Middle School Art Room 824 with all classes participating in an Art Show on August 1st Art Enrichment classes are offered for all levels of experience No classes held on Tuesday July 4th Art Director Doreen Crescione Register using FORM A Activity 302000 Class Young People s Sculpture Day Time Wednesdays 9 00 a m to 11 45 a m Ages 5 to 7 Fees 50R 55NR 302010 Young People s Art 1 Mondays 9 00 a m to 11 45 a m class begins 6 26 ends 7 24 5 to 7 50R 55NR 302020 Young People s Art 2 Tuesdays 9 00 a m to 11 45 a m class held on 6 27 7 11 7 18 7 25 Monday 7 31 5 to 7 50R 55NR 302030 Young People s Art 3 Fridays 9 00 a m to 11 45 a m class begins 6 30 ends 7 28 5 to 7 50R 55NR 302040 Young People s Mixed Media Thursdays 9 00 a m to 11 45 a m class begins 6 29 ends 7 27 5 to 7 50R 55NR 302050 Painting Air Brush Mondays 1 00 p m to 3 45 p m class begins 6 26 ends 7 24 8 up 50R 55NR 302060 Mixed Media Thursdays 1 00 p m to 3 45 p m class begins 6 29 ends 7 27 8 up 50R 55NR 302070 Drawing Fridays 1 00 p m to 3 45 p m class begins 6 30 ends 7 28 7 up 50R 55NR 302080 Creative Sculptures Wednesdays 1 00 p m to 3 45 a m class begins 6 28 ends 7 26 8 up 50R 55NR 302090 Jewelry Tuesdays 1 00 p m to 3 45 p m class held on 6 27 7 11 7 18 7 25 Monday 7 31 7 up 50R 55NR class begins 6 28 ends 7 26 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS Young People s Sculpture Exploring 3Dimensional Art Students will create sculptures using a variety of 3 dimensional art media such as clay papierm ch and recycled materials Lessons will be age appropriate to strengthen and develop fine and gross motor skills for little hands Young People s Art 1 2 3 Students in this class will use a variety of art media that is age appropriate Colorful and exciting projects will be made while learning about Art History and other cultures From paintings to papier m ch students will be engaged in the art process every minute Young People s Mixed Media This class geared for ages 5 7 will explore using different art media such as paint clay printmaking and drawing with a focus on animals as a subject matter Students will have a chance to study their favorite animal animals and create different works of art using a medium of their choice Drawing Important techniques will be the focus of this class perspective contour drawing and the use of shading will be taught Students will also have fun drawing whimsical designs that teach about abstract art cartoons and other cultures Pencil ink and charcoal as well as colored drawing tools will be implemented throughout the course of the class Mixed Media This class geared for ages 8 up will explore using different art media such as paint clay printmaking and drawing with a focus on animals as a subject matter Students will have a chance to study their favorite animal animals and create different works of art using a medium of their choice Painting Airbrush A combination of two great art mediums Students will learn a variety of painting techniques using watercolor tempera and acrylic paint Students will also be introduced to basic airbrushing using an airbrush and compressor Students will airbrush designs onto paper and fabric Creative Sculptures Students will learn all about this 3 dimensional art form and its importance in making decorative and functional designs Using a variety of materials such as papier m ch self hardening clay and recycled objects students will create and have fun Jewelry This class will design jewelry with pre made beads as well as hand made beads they create with clay Students will be encouraged to make jewelry sets learn macram and use objects from nature that can be worn proudly Terriers Around Town Art Classes The West Springfield Park Recreation Department along with the Terriers Around Town are pleased to offer Children s Art Classes for children ages 6 up These art lessons will be held on Fridays at the UNICO Building located in Mittineague Park for five week sessions The cost will be 30 per child and will include all supplies for water color and drawing Local artists Joan Barnard Sue Urban Sue Newman will be the instructors Activity 402000 3 402000 1 402000 2 Ages 6 Up 6 Up 6 Up Time 3 30 5 00pm 3 30 5 00pm 3 30 5 00pm Dates April 28 May 5 12 19 26 Sept 8 15 22 29 Oct 13 Oct 20 27 Nov 3 10 17 Fee 30 30 30 Experimenting with Printing Print making using natural and manufactured items and found objects Making wrapping paper doing a collage with paper the students have printed Printing on fabric if time allows Activity Ages Time Dates Fee 402200 6 Up 3 30 5 00pm March 24 31 April 7 15 Register using FORM B
INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS  Art  9  Enrichment Beginning the week of June 26th art classes will be offered at the West Springf...
WALKING HIKING 10 CLARK FIELD TRACK OPEN MORNINGS FOR PUBLIC WALKING RUNNING Starting Wednesday July 5th through August 13th the Track will be open for public walking and running The track will be open daily 6 00AM 8 00AM Please note the following rules that apply regarding the use and protection of Clark Field A Park Recreation Staff member will be on site to monitor track usage Athletic shoes only NO metal cleats NO sharp objects tent stakes corner flags NO dragging objects across turf lift and carry or roll all equipment NO spectators allowed on turf or track NO food or drinks or liquids other than water on turf or track NO sunflower seeds chewing gum NO tobacco products of any kind NO pets on inside gates on turf or track NO open flames on turf or track NO bicycles skateboards or unapproved vehicles NO organized practices or play on the main field Anyone found in violation of the rules will be asked to leave the Field Immediately FMI call WSPRD 413 263 3284 Storybook Hikes Through Mittineague Park Register using FORM B Fun for everyone West Springfield Park Recreation along with Environmental Educator Nancy Condon are bringing storybooks to the trails Storybook Hikes provides a new outdoor adventure that allows families and friends to enjoy a story as they walk the path and take in the scenery Take a guided walk with Storybook Trail leader Nancy Condon and enjoy reading nature and exercising all in one Storybook hikes are geared towards ages 8 up Children 5 7 are welcomed accompanied by an adult Meet at the UNICO Building in Mittineague Park for a day of outdoor adventure Pre Registration is required at the Park Recreation Office Activity Storybook Date Sundays Time Ages Fee 110011 1 The Great Kapok Tree April 23 1 00pm 4 00pm 8 Up 5 7 w Adult 10 per child 110011 2 We re Going on a Bear Hunt June 11 1 00pm 4 00pm Recommended for Ages 5 8 w Adult 10 per child 110011 3 The Mitten 8 Up 5 7 w Adult 10 per child October 22 1 00pm 4 00pm NATURE THEMED ADVENTURE HIKES The West Springfield Park Recreation is pleased to offer children various nature activities Come explore the natural wonders of Mittineague Park Each session is led by an experienced environmental educator and involves discovery hikes and usually something to take home Program times are 1 00PM 4 00PM on Sundays and held at the UNICO Building located in Mittineague Park Parents Sign your kids up and get them outdoors to learn about and appreciate the natural world around us Adventures lead by Nancy Condon Environmental Educator PHOTOGRAPHY HIKE FOR KIDS Practice seeing nature through the lens of a camera Use a discerning eye to find unique and beautiful patterns in the forests and fields of Mittineague Park Learn some basic concepts about composing your picture and using light to take landscape photos portraits of natural items and macro close up photography Bring your own digital camera Any point and shoot camera even a smartphone will be fine Activity 110000 Date September 17 2017 Time 1 00pm 4 00pm Ages 8 Up Fee 20 FUNDANA HIKE Fundanas are bandanas with games printed on them Each stop on this hike we will play a game like Bug Bingo and the next stop could be Scat and Track Quest and the next could be Tree Quest The fun never ends as we hike merrily along searching for the next fundana and the game it has for us to play Activity 110001 Date November 5 2017 Time 1 00pm 4 00pm Ages 6 Up Fee 20 Register using FORM B
WALKING HIKING  10  CLARK FIELD TRACK OPEN MORNINGS FOR PUBLIC WALKING   RUNNING  Starting Wednesday, July 5th through Aug...
SPORT CAMPS 11 TRACK FIELD CLINIC June 19 June 23 5 30p m 7 30p m The Track and Field Clinic is for boys and girls entering grades 3 9 in September 2017 Clinic is held from 5 30pm 7 30pm June 19 23 at W S High School Clark Field This program will teach and introduce the events of Track Field running jumping throwing hurdling as well as learning proper warm ups and conditioning which can be used in other team and individual sports The Clinic is directed by Matt Griffin WSHS Girl s Varsity Indoor and Outdoor Track Field Coach and former BSU standout two sport athlete Coach Griffin has over 15 years of coaching boys girls championship track and field teams The Clinic will also be staffed by other varsity coaches and current student athletes Participants will have fun learn sportsmanship and through the positive track family atmosphere will leave with a better understanding of Track Field The Original Sport Our philosophy is Championship effort each and every day Participants will receive a complimentary T shirt Activity 312000 Dates June 19 June 23 Hours 5 30pm 7 30pm Grades 3 9 Fees 40R 50NR Register using FORM A FIELD HOCKEY CAMP June 26 June 30 9 00a m 3 00p m Field Hockey Camp Come to learn or improve on basic skills and knowledge of the popular game of Field Hockey Field Hockey Camp is for children entering grades 5 12 in Sept 2017 and will be held on the turf field of W S High School Clark Field from 9 00AM 3 00PM on June 26 June 30 The Director Ann Simons is the Varsity Field Hockey Coach at Longmeadow High School for over 30 years as well as a Field Hockey Official and a teacher This is a great opportunity to give the sport of field hockey a try or improve your technique Camp will focus on the fundamental and advanced skills of the game including stick work passing defense shooting agility game strategy and daily scrimmages Participants will receive a complimentary T shirt and will enjoy free swim time to end the camp day Activity 324000 Dates June 26 June 30 Hours 9 00am 3 00pm Grades 5 12 Fees 110R 120NR Register using FORM A FIELD HOCKEY CLINIC August 7 8 9 4 00p m 7 00p m High School Clinic A clinic will also be available at the High School level for children entering grades 7 12 in Sept 2017 on August 7 9 from 4 00PM 7 00PM held at W S High School Clark Field The basic objective of the clinic will be to expose all players regardless of their ability level to techniques and tactics to improve fundamental skills of stick work dribble dodges tackles offense defense teamwork and small game situations Players will be given the opportunity to scrimmage everyday on the turf field which makes for a more exciting faster game Sign up for this amazing opportunity to be instructed by Ann Simons and her very talented coaching staff for some pre season tune up on the fundamentals of field hockey Activity 324010 Dates August 7 August 9 Hours 4 00pm 7 00pm Grades 7 12 Fees 55R 65NR Register using FORM A JUNIOR SUMMER CONDITIONING CLINIC J JULY 3 5 6 7 10 00AM 12 00PM West Springfield High School FOR GRADES 5 8 For all sports and athletes hletes th that hat are inte interested in preparing for their upcoming seasons and how to stay in shape during the season n or for stud students dents th that are interested in increasing their physical fitness Clinic directed by Chad Labonte WSHS Varsity Football Coach and Garrett Kendziera WSHS Varsity Baseball Coach Athletes will be taught how to improve all 5 fitness components muscular strength muscular endurance flexibility cardiovascular endurance body composition and diet Topics that will be addressed developmentally appropriate weight training and conditioning cardiovascular training for specific sports plyometric training for sports performance proper diet both in and out of season and body composition for weight gain or loss Activity 309000 Dates July 3 5 6 7 Hours 10 00am 12 00pm Grades 5 8 Fees 35R 45NR Register using FORM A HOOP MANIA BASKETBALL CAMP Basketball camp for boys girls 6 14 years old held at the West Springfield High School Gym Camp is held daily 9 00a m to 3 00p m The director of Hoop Mania is Belinda McDonnell a former Springfield College standout athlete certified athletic trainer and a teacher at West Springfield High School Offensive and defensive skills are stressed A LOT OF FUN 3 on 3 tournament Team Concept is emphasized Camp motto To teach the fundamental and technical approach to being The most complete basketball player possible Participants will receive a complimentary T shirt and will enjoy free swim time to end the camp day Activity 313000 1 313000 2 Dates July 10 July 14 July 17 July 21 Hours 9 00am 3 00pm 9 00am 3 00pm Ages 6 14 6 14 Hoop Mania Before and After Camp Care Available BACC Before 8 9 a m After 3 4 p m Fees for BACC 25 per week 25 per week Fees 110R 120NR 110R 120NR Register using FORM A
SPORT CAMPS  11 TRACK   FIELD CLINIC June 19 - June 23  5 30p.m. - 7 30p.m.   The Track and Field Clinic is for boys and g...
SPORT CAMPS 12 KICKS DRIBBLES SOCCER CAMP Kicks Dribbles Soccer Camp is for boys girls 6 14 years old Camp is held daily 9 00 a m to 3 00 p m at WSHS Clark Field Kicks Dribbles is directed by Nick Gumlaw WSHS Varsity Soccer Coach who lead the Team to the State Title in 2013 Coach Gumlaw has been playing soccer all his life played premier and club organizations throughout Massachusetts competed international in Europe and collegiately for Westfield State All staff have been carefully selected and trained which include High School College Stand Out players The camp structure allows for just the right mix of learning through hard work and fun to accomplish our ultimate goal of a valued and cherished memorable camp experience Participants will receive a complimentary T shirt and will enjoy free swim time to end the camp day Activity 318000 1 318000 2 Dates July 24 July 28 July 31 August 4 Hours 9 00am 3 00pm 9 00am 3 00pm Ages 6 14 6 14 Fees 110R 120NR 110R 120NR Kicks Dribbles Before and After Camp Care Available BACC Before 8 9 a m After 3 4 p m Fees for BACC 25 per week 25 per week Register using FORM A COVERING ALL BASES BASEBALL CAMP Covering All Bases baseball camp is held daily 9 00 a m to 3 00 p m at West Springfield Middle School baseball fields for children entering 3 8 Grade in Sept 2017 Directed by Zach Theulen Baseball Coach at Springfield College Program includes individual and small group instruction in fielding throwing hitting pitching base running physical conditioning and game strategy Participants will receive a complimentary T shirt and will enjoy free swim time to end the camp day Activity 305000 Dates August 7 August 11 Hours 9 00am 3 00pm Grades 3 8 Fees 120R 130NR Register using FORM A STARS AND SPIKES VOLLEYBALL CAMP Stars and Spikes Volleyball Camp is for boys girls entering grades 3 9 in September 2017 and will be held at West Springfield Middle School Camp will be held daily from 9 00 a m to 3 00 p m The director of Stars and Spikes is Chelsea Barnicle Varsity Girls volleyball coach JV Boys volleyball coach at West Springfield High School and Health Teacher at West Springfield Middle School Coach Barnicle played volleyball for four years at Springfield College and has had more than 10 seasons of coaching experience with both boys and girls volleyball A new sport for most the fundamentals of volleyball will be highlighted with varying levels of game play so that each learner can be successful All members of the staff have tremendous knowledge and experience to share with each student Through a positive learning environment each student will be exposed to the positive affects of teamwork and fun Participants will receive a complimentary T shirt and will enjoy free swim time to end the camp day Activity 330000 Dates August 7 August 11 Hours 9 00am 3 00pm Grades 3 9 Fees 110R 120NR Register using FORM A Summer Gymnastic Program GYMNASTIC CAMP West Springfield Park Recreation Department has teamed up with Louise Noel s Dance Gymnastics to offer a summer gymnastics program for boys girls ages 4 14 The program runs 9 00 a m to 4 00 p m at our local Louise Noel s Dance Gymnastics facility located at 87 Norman Street Before and after camp care is also available for an additional fee Our gymnastic program is designed so that each gymnast no matter what level gets maximum help with all the Olympic events Beginners as well as advanced gymnasts will learn new skills and have fun too Each day the children will work in the gym on tumbling skills vaulting bars rings and beam They will also have the use of the climbing wall and trampoline We will have games and contests and time for some fresh air too All staff members are Safety CPR and First Aid Certified Campers should bring their own lunch and a Water Bottle Participants will receive a complimentary T shirt Activity 337000 1 337000 2 337000 3 Dates June 19 June 23 August 14 August 18 August 21 August 25 Hours 9 00am 4 00pm 9 00am 4 00pm 9 00am 4 00pm Ages 4 14 4 14 4 14 Fees 120R 130NR 120R 130NR 120R 130NR Gymnastics Camp Before and After Camp Care Available BACC Before 8 9 a m After 4 5 p m Fees for BACC 25 per week 25 per week Register using FORM A
SPORT CAMPS  12  KICKS   DRIBBLES SOCCER CAMP  Kicks   Dribbles Soccer Camp is for boys   girls 6-14 years old. Camp is he...
SUMMER CALENDAR 13 JUNE JULY 2017 Sunday June 18 Monday June 19 Tuesday Wednesday June 20 June 21 Thursday June 22 Friday June 23 Saturday June 24 Louise Noel Gymnastic Camp Session 1 Pools OPEN for Season Track Field Clinic June 25 June 26 June 27 June 28 June 29 1 June 30 Centrum STEP Tiny Tots Week 1 Field Hockey Camp 2 3 9 4 5 Centrum STEP TT Week 2 NO PROGRAMS Conditioning Clinic July 4th Holiday 10 6 7 8 Centrum STEP Tiny Tots Week 2 11 Junior Summer Conditioning Clinic 12 13 14 15 21 22 28 29 Centrum STEP Tiny Tots Week 3 Hoop Mania Basketball Camp Week 1 16 17 18 19 20 Centrum STEP Tiny Tots Week 4 Hoop Mania Basketball Camp Week 2 23 24 25 26 27 Centrum STEP Tiny Tots Week 5 Kicks Dribbles Soccer Camp p Week 1 Notes JULY AUGUST 2017 Sunday July 30 Monday July 31 Tuesday Wednesday 1 2 Thursday 3 Friday Saturday 4 5 11 12 18 19 25 26 Centrum STEP Tiny Tots Week 6 Kicks Dribbles Soccer Camp Week 2 Town Carnival Art Show 6 30pm 6 7 8 9 10 Covering All Bases Baseball Camp Stars Spikes Volleyball Camp Field Hockey Clinic 13 14 15 16 17 Louise Noel Gymnastic Camp Session 2 Pools CLOSE for Season 20 21 22 23 24 Louise Noel Gymnastic Camp Session 3 27 28 29 30 Notes
SUMMER CALENDAR  13  JUNE JULY 2017 Sunday June 18  Monday June 19  Tuesday  Wednesday  June 20  June 21  Thursday June 22...
SUMMER PROGRAMS 14 CENTRUM PLAYGROUND Centrum Playground is a 6 week summer program for children 6 12 years of age as of September1st Centrum Playground is located at the West Springfield Middle School This program operates from 9 00 a m 4 00 p m Monday through Friday The playground provides a full and varied program consisting of individual and team sports arts crafts nature swimming and field trips Sign ups for W S residents begins Saturday March 25th at the Park Recreation Office Non Residents may register beginning May 8th if openings exist Maximum 100 participants per week Resident Fee Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 June 26 June 30 July 3 July 7 no program 7 4 July 10 July 14 July 17 July 21 July 24 July 28 July 31 August 4 110 90 110 110 110 110 Sign Ups begin for Centrum Tiny Tots on March 25 2017 8 00AM 10 00AM at the Park Recreation Office Only Shot Records are Required for Centrum Tiny Tots STEP We DO NOT Keep Shot Records on File Resident Fee Non Resident Fee beginning 5 8 if openings exist beginning 5 8 if openings exist 120 100 120 120 120 120 165 135 165 165 165 165 ster regi ngs y a i m pen nts side y 8th if o e R a Non ning M n begi t exis Before After Camp Care for Centrum Playground to accommodate the needs of working parents pre and post camp hours are available for an additional fee Pre camp runs from 8 00 9 00 a m and post camp runs from 4 00 5 00 p m Small games and crafts will be offered during these times Parents guardians are responsible for transportation to and from pre post camp Pre registration is required Register early limited space is available Maximum of 50 participants per week Fees for Pre Post Camp Care Before 8 9 a m 25 weeks 1 3 4 5 6 20 week 2 After 4 5 p m 25 weeks 1 3 4 5 6 20 week 2 Register using FORM A CENTRUM TINY TOTS Centrum Tiny Tots is for Town children ages 4 5 years old as of September 1st Centrum Tiny Tots held at W S Middle School Monday through Friday 9 00 a m 4 00 p m Tiny Tots provides a full and varied program consisting of individual and team sports arts crafts nature swimming and field trips Sign ups for W S residents begins Saturday March 25th at the Park Recreation Office Non residents may register beginning May 8th if openings exist Maximum of 30 participants per week Resident Fee Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 June 26 June 30 July 3 July 7 no program 7 4 July 10 July 14 July 17 July 21 July 24 July 28 July 31 August 4 Fees for Pre Post Camp Care 110 90 110 110 110 110 Before 8 9 a m 25 weeks 1 3 4 5 6 20 week 2 CENTRUM S T E P Resident Fee Non Resident Fee beginning 5 8 if openings exist beginning 5 8 if openings exist 120 100 120 120 120 120 165 135 165 165 165 165 r giste y re nings a m ts pe iden th if o Res May 8 n o g N nnin begi t exis After 4 5 p m 25 weeks 1 3 4 5 6 20 week 2 Register using FORM A U P Summer Teen Enrichment Program The Centrum S T E P program is a Coed Teen Enrichment program for youth between the ages of 13 15 age as of September 1st The primary location will be the West Springfield Middle School and is held daily Monday Friday 9 00 a m 4 00 p m Participants will have access to sports swimming games group team projects in house movies performances life skills and a variety of other indoor outdoor activities Sign up anytime during regular P R Office hours The S T E P program will need a minimum of fourteen participants weekly in order to run Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 June 26 June 30 July 3 July 7 no program 7 4 July 10 July 14 July 17 July 21 July 24 July 28 July 31 August 4 Fees for Pre Post Camp Care Before 8 9 a m 25 weeks 1 3 4 5 6 20 week 2 Resident Fee 150 120 150 150 150 150 Non Resident Fee 160 130 160 160 160 160 After 4 5 p m 25 weeks 1 3 4 5 6 20 week 2 Register using FORM A
SUMMER PROGRAMS  14  CENTRUM PLAYGROUND  Centrum Playground is a 6-week summer program for children 6-12 years of age as o...
YOUTH SPORTS FALL 15 YOUTH SOCCER Sign up for 2017 Fall Soccer Leagues Proof of age and residency is required for new participants In order to avoid being placed on a waiting list registrations must be received by July 7 2017 Teams will be formed according to the child s grade ENTERING into September 2017 Maximum age restrictions exist in each league The Park Recreation Department reserves the right to move participants who have reached their maximum age to the appropriate league Activity 418000 418010 418020 418030 418040 418050 418060 418070 League Grade ENTERING Sept 2017 W S Resident Fee Coed Kindergarten 40 Girls Instructional Grades 1 2 40 Boys Instructional Grades 1 2 40 Girls Grades 3 4 5 40 Boys Grades 3 4 5 40 Girls Grades 6 7 8 40 Boys Grades 6 7 8 40 Coed Grades 9 10 11 12 40 W S Res Fee after July 7th 55 55 55 55 55 55 55 55 Non Resident Fee 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 Register using FORM B FUN SOCCER FOR CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS The West Springfield Park and Recreation Department sponsors a 4 week introductory soccer program for parents with children 3 5 years of age This program is held on Sunday afternoons 4 00pm to 5 00pm at the W S High School Front Soccer Fields located at 425 Piper Road beginning September 10th to October 1st Parents are required to stay with their children and take an active part participating in this program This Program is FREE NO Pre Registration Required The emphasis is on FUN not competition YOUTH VOLLEYBALL Instructional Program This program is designed for boys girls ENTERING Grades 3 8 in Sept 2017 This 8 week program will teach rules drills and skills necessary for the progression into playing games The program meets on Thursday evenings at the W S Middle School Gym beginning September 7th Director Brie Smith Class Dates Sept 7 14 20 Wed 28 Oct 5 12 19 26 Activity 423010 Grades 3 8 Time 6 30pm 8 00pm Fee 45R 55NR Register using FORM B YOUTH FOOTBALL The West Springfield Suburban Youth Football Association sponsored by the West Springfield Park Recreation Department will hold sign ups May 1st until July 14th Registration is open to children who are West Springfield residents or attend a W S Public Private School in the following grades PEE WEES 3rd to 4th Grade JUNIORS 5th to 6th Grade SENIORS 7th to 8th Grade To register bring the following to the Park Recreation Office 2nd Floor of the Municipal Office Building Parent or Legal Guardian Original Birth Certificate Fee 85 May 1 June 16 Late Fee 105 June 19 July 14 YOUTH CHEERLEADING The West Springfield Cheerleading Association sponsored by the W S Park Recreation Department is holding registration for girls boys in Grades 3 8 as of Sept 1 2017 Cheerleading squads consist of Pee Wees 3rd 4th Grade Juniors 5th 6th Grade and Seniors 7th 8th Grade Clinics will be held April 11 12 13 from 6 00pm 7 30pm in the W S High School Gym Practices are held Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning July 18th Cheer season follows the West Springfield Suburban Youth Football schedule games typically begin in Sept We encourage at least one parent whose child is interested in cheering to attend the April 11th clinic with their child even if your child has done cheerleading before Cheer Registrations begin after attending clinic in April JULY 14th is FINAL sign up day NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE Cheer Registrations Accepted April 14 May 5 Non Resident Player Eligibility Proof of attending a W S public private school must be provided prior to the child being registered Proof of public private school enrollment must be made prior to each registration 105 00 non resident fee will apply Registration Fee 50 00R 60 00NR
YOUTH SPORTS - FALL  15 YOUTH SOCCER  Sign up for 2017 Fall Soccer Leagues. Proof of age and residency is required for new...
INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS 16 ADVANCED FENCING The West Springfield Park and Recreation is pleased to offer advanced classes in fencing All courses below will be held at the UNICO Building located in Mittineague Park The cost per student will include ALL supplies equipment No additional out of pocket expenses Students are to bring water bottle wear sneakers long pants sweat pants are acceptable and comfortable t shirts Instructed by Taro Yamashita Coach at Riverside Fencing Club CONTINUATION FENCING For students with some PRIOR experience fencing This course focuses on the development of new technical and tactical skills and the refinement and mastery of familiar ones Students may pursue foil or epee in this class Activity Dates Wednesdays Time Ages Fee 400006 6 May 3 10 17 24 31 June 7 5 30pm 7 00pm 10 13 175 00 May 3 10 17 24 31 June 7 7 00pm 8 30pm 13 175 00 Youth 400006 7 Teen Adult Deadline to Register May 1 by 4 30pm Deadline to Register May 1 by 4 30pm Register using FORM B INTRODUCTION TO FENCING The West Springfield Park and Recreation is pleased to offer introductory classes in fencing All courses below will be held at the UNICO Building located in Mittineague Park The cost per student will include ALL supplies equipment No additional out of pocket expenses Students are to bring water bottle wear seakers long pants sweat pants are acceptable and comfortable t shirts Instructed by Taro Yamashita Coach at Riverside Fencing Club ADULT INTRODUCTION TO FENCING CLASSES Rooted in ancient history fencing or the martial art of swordplay has evolved from practice for a deadlier craft into a dynamic exciting and accessible sport that has been included in every Olympic Games since 1896 This class introduces you to the footwork bladework and tactics of modern fencing No prior experience is required The cost per student includes use of proper fencing gear and protective equipment in addition to course instruction Attendance in the first two classes is mandatory An alternative condensed option for the first two classes will be scheduled on August 9th for an additional fee email Smanley townofwestspringfield org to make arrangements The material presented in the first two days is foundational and critical to the successful completion and enjoyment of the course Register Activity 400000 Dates Mon Fri August 14 August 18 Hours 7 00pm 8 30pm Ages 18 Fee 110 using FORM B YOUTH EXTENDED INTRODUCTION TO FENCING CAMP An extended version of the introduction to fencing class See Adult Introduction to Fencing description In addition to more practice time students will play some non fencing games that develop eye hand coordination decision making balance and proprioception Students will also explore more of the history rules and culture of fencing through discussion and video analysis Attendance in the first two classes is mandatory An alternative condensed option for the first two classes will be scheduled on August 9th for an additional fee email Smanley townofwestspringfield org to make arrangements The material presented in the first two days is foundational and critical to the successful completion and enjoyment of the course Activity 400012 Dates Mon Fri August 14 August 18 Hours 9 00am 3 00pm Ages 10 17 Fee 269 Register using FORM A CROCHET KNITTING FOR BEGINNERS Whether you want to learn how to knit or crochet or already know the basics these 8 classes will bring that refresher course so you will be well on your way to create many projects Crochet and Knitting classes offers something for everyone I will get you started with the basic stitches needed to make many different projects for your family and friends So come join me and meet new friends have some great fun while learning a skill Classes held on Mondays Fridays at the UNICO Building in beautiful Mittineague Park All supplies will be provided to get you started Instructor Amy Blankenburg Activity 30300 Dates Mon Fri April 24 28 May 1 5 8 12 15 19 Time 6 00pm 7 30pm Ages 13 Fee 30 Register using FORM B
INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS  16 ADVANCED FENCING  The West Springfield Park and Recreation is pleased to offer advanced classes...
INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS 17 Swim Lessons The Park and Recreation Department offers summer swimming lessons in the following levels All classes are held at the Memorial Pool located at 51 Smryna Street Please see class descriptions below to place your child in the appropriate class Mimimum age is 4 years old Register using FORM B SWIM LESSONS Session 1 July 11 July 20 2 Weeks Level Age Days Time Fee Activity NR Fees 304110 Level 1 Intro to Water Skills min 4 yrs old T W Th 9 9 50 a m 45 55 304120 304130 304140 Level 1 Intro to Water Skills min 4 yrs old T W Th T W Th T W Th 10 10 50 a m 10 10 50 a m 9 9 50 a m 45 45 45 55 55 55 Level 2 Fundamentals Aquatic Skills Level 2 Fundamentals Aquatic Skills SWIM LESSONS Session I1 July 25 August 3 2 Weeks Level Age Days Time Fee Activity NR Fees 304210 Level 1 Intro to Water Skills min 4 yrs old T W Th 9 9 50 a m 45 55 304220 304230 Level 1 Intro to Water Skills min 4 yrs old Level 2 Fundamentals Aquatic Skills T W Th T W Th 10 10 50 a m 10 10 50 a m 45 45 55 55 304240 Level 3 Stroke Development T W Th 9 9 50 a m 45 55 LEVEL 1 Introduction to Water Skills Purpose Helps participants feel comfortable in the water Objectives 1 Opening eyes under water and retrieving submerged objects 2 times in shallow water 2 Back float 3 seconds 3 Treading using arm and hand actions in chest deep water 4 Combined arm and leg actions on front 2 body lengths LEVEL 2 Fundamental Aquatic Skills Purpose Gives participants success with fundamental skills Objectives 1 Fully submerging and holding breath 5 seconds 2 Front glide 2 body lengths 3 Back float 15 seconds 4 Combined arm and leg actions on front 5 body lengths 5 Combined arm and leg actions on back 5 body lengths BABYSITTER TRAINING COURSE B e c a u s e Yo u C a r e P r e p a r e What you need to know and what every parent wants in a safe and responsible babysitter Designed for 11 to 15 year olds the Babysitter s Training course can help you Care for children and infants Be a good leader and role model Make good decisions and solve problems Keep the children you baby sit and yourself safe Handle emergencies such as injuries illnesses and household accidents Write resumes and interview for jobs And much more LEVEL 3 Stroke Development Purpose Builds on the skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice in deeper water Objectives 1 Headfirst entry from the side in a kneeling position in water at least 9 feet deep 2 Rotary breathing 10 times 3 Tread Water 30 Seconds 4 Front Crawl 15 yards 5 Elementary backstroke 15 yards 6 Scissors kick 10 yards TORPEDOES COMPETITIVE SWIM TEAM Our swim team is a competitive swim team that puts the emphasis on personal best The swim practices take place at the High School pool usually on Monday Thursday evenings with swim meets taking place on Saturdays some Tuesdays in the summer The summer season starts the end of April and goes until the end of July The program is open to any West Springfield boy or girl who are between the ages of 6 18 years old Complete the course in just one day and begin babysitting the next Course Location UNICO Building Mittineague Park 1Unico Way West Springfield Activity 230000 3 Date Saturday April 29 Time 9 00am 3 00pm Fee 40R 50NR Activity 230000 4 Date Saturday Sept 16 Time 9 00am 3 00pm Fee 40R 50NR Register using FORM A Check our website www wstorpedoes org in April for registration information
INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS  17  Swim Lessons - The Park and Recreation Department offers summer swimming lessons in the follow...
RECREATIONAL SWIM 18 The Park Recreation Department operates two pools during the summer Alice Corson Water Park and Memorial Pool Both pools are scheduled to open June 24th through August 13th Alice Corson Water Park and Memorial Pool are open to West Springfield residents at no charge with a valid pool pass Non residents are welcome to utilize both pools for a nominal charge SPEED POOL PASS West Springfield residents can acquire a pass at the Park Recreation Department prior to their visit and can swipe their new cards for a speedy admittance to the pool No more waiting in line to sign in with a Speed Pool Pass The Speed Pool Pass can only be obtained at the Park Recreation Office 26 Central Street during normal hours Monday Friday 8 00AM to 4 30PM Residents interested in obtaining a Speed Pool Pass are asked to a bring picture ID and a second form of ID like a tax bill recent utility bill or any document that will allow verification of residency Park Recreation staff will need to take a photo of each member of the family who will be visiting the pools this summer SPECIAL SATURDAY POOL PASS HOURS The following locations will be open special Saturday hours for W S residents to get their Speed Pool Pass Stop by to get your photo taken Proper identification required to verify West Springfield residency Saturday June 10th 9 00AM 11 30AM Park Recreation Office 26 Central St Saturday June 24th 12 00PM 2 30PM Park Recreation Satellite Center 389 Main St NON RESIDENT POLICY Memorial Pool Open June 24 August 13 Located 51 Smyrna Street The Town of West Springfield welcomes visitors to utilize the town s recreational swim facilities for a nominal fee Daily Adults 16 years 55 years Seniors 56 years Children 3 years 15 years Children 0 2 years 4 per day per person 2 per day per person 3 per day per person No Charge Located 373 Main Street Season Pass Adults 16 years 55 years Seniors 56 years Children 3 years 15 years Children 0 2 years 40 per person 25 per person 30 per person No Charge Hours 12 30 p m 4 15 p m 5 30 p m 7 15 p m Family Season Pass 4 Persons maximum 100 Hours 12 30 p m 4 15 p m 5 30 p m 7 15 p m Alice Corson Waterpark Open June 24 August 13 A fee of 5 00 will be charged for lost passes SPLASH TIME FOR TOTS ONLY at Memorial Pool Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays 9 00AM 11 00AM Parents and caregivers bring your toddler for Splash Time at the Splash Pad at Memorial Pool The Splash Pad will be open on Tuesdays Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 00AM until 11 00AM from June 27th August 10th Splash time is for children 5 years and younger A pool pass is required for Splash Time Information on how to obtain a pool pass are posted at each pool at the Park Recreation Office and on line at www wsparkandrec com
RECREATIONAL SWIM  18  The Park   Recreation Department operates two pools during the summer Alice Corson Water Park and M...
GARDEN PLOTS 19 Garden Plots at Mittineague Park The Park Recreation Department in cooperation with Central Maintenance Department offers 16 x20 mini Garden Plots or 6 x3 raised beds located in Mittineague Park Registration begins on Monday April 10th on a first come first serve basis The City will assume responsibility for the initial tilling of the plots Planting cannot begin until April 24th To apply or review user agreement visit www wsparkandrec com or stop by Park Recreation Department to pick up a garden plot application 6 x3 Raised Garden Beds for the disabled or elderly Wheelchair Accessible Garden Plot Types 16 x20 Garden Plot Fees 25 00 resident 30 00 non resident 6 x3 Raised Garden Bed for disabled or elderly Wheelchair Accessible 10 00 resident 15 00 non resident Important Dates March 1 2017 Registration open to rent plots for returning gardeners April 10 2017 Open registration begins on a first come first serve basis April 24 2017 Garden season OPEN with consideration to weather and soil condition June 5 2017 Plots not planted will be reassigned November 1 2017 Garden season CLOSED clear plots for tilling
GARDEN PLOTS  19  Garden Plots at Mittineague Park  The Park   Recreation Department, in cooperation with Central Maintena...
GREEN CLUB 20 West Springfield Garden Club Founded 1963 Federated 2011 Help Us Grow SHARE in carrying out a beautification program for the benefit of the Town at Mittineague Park Town Hall Elm Street Gazebo Town Common and Greenhouse LEARN with hands on projects and programs gain new skills knowledge ENJOY the friendship of Garden Club members and experience the joy of creating and sharing with others the beauty of your garden The Garden Club meetings are listed below We welcome persons of all ages who are interested in gardening FMI 413 263 3284 Dues are 10 00 per year Garden Club Calendar of Events 2017 Thursday March 16 6 30 pm Lee Lang Community Center Planning meeting for upcoming year Members may sign up for various committees Important votes will be taken Thursday April 20 6 30 pm Lee Lang Community Center It s All About Us We will be sharing our best gardening tools and tips Members are encouraged to bring their favorites Saturday April 22 10 am 1 00 pm Earth Day on the Common The Garden Club will have a display table a membership table and raffle items Saturday May 6 thru Monday May 8 Janies Project at the Greenhouse Members will prepare over 700 Janie marigolds grown in our greenhouse in Mittineague Park for delivery to every kindergarden class and 2nd grade in West Springfield in time for the children to take home for Mother s Day Thursday May 18 6 30 pm Annual Plant Swap Rte 20 Mittineague Park Entrance Members may bring plants from their own gardens to swap with other members Friday May 19 Saturday May 20 Annual Plant Sale 9am 3pm Rte 20 Entrance to Mittineague Park Featured will be a variety of plants grown in our greenhouse as well as perennials from members gardens A bake sale will be held Thursday June 15 6 00 pm Annual Picnic at the Rotary Pavilion in Mittineague Park Club members are welcome to bring family and friends along with a favorite dish to share Enjoy good food and conversation There will be a brief business meeting free raffle of table decorations and special invited guests Thursday July 20 6 00 pm Tour a Local Garden at 509 Rogers Avenue Featuring a large back yard with more shade than sun surrounded by woods and fences Many small and large gardens around the perimeter New plants would be welcome to replace those lost to the summer drought Wednesday July 26 5 00 8 00 pm Concrete Leaf Casting Workshop Unico Bldg in Mittineague Park Create a concrete leaf casting for your yard to use as a bird bath planter or garden art Bring rubber gloves and a large leaf such as a hosta with deep veining We provide the play sand August Tour a Local Japanese Garden Thursday September 14 6 30 pm Lee Lang Community Center Guest speaker demonstration of twig goose holiday decoration Sunday October 1 Time TBA Apple Valley Tour Ashfield MA Thursday November 16 5 pm 8pm Senior Center Non Greens Meeting Getting ready to decorate the Gilbert Farmhouse sitting room for Storrowton Yuletide Our inspiration comes from how Yuletide is celebrated in Scandinavian countries Wednesday November 29 5pm Greens Meeting at Lee Lang Community Center With Storrowton Yuletide Celebration only a few days away we fashion fresh greens for the Gilbert Farm House Thursday November 30 9 30 am Decorating Day at Storrowton Village We may arrive as early as 9 30 when all the buildings are open for the decorators to go in to decorate their assigned rooms Thursday December 14 6 pm Storrowton Tavern Holiday Dinner We wind up our year by celebrating the holidays together We continue the tradition of Yankee Swap Garden Club Officers 2017 Charlotte Pasquerella President Pat Garbacik Vice President Joanne Roberts Treasurer
GREEN CLUB  20 West Springfield Garden Club Founded 1963-Federated 2011    Help Us Grow     SHARE   in carrying out a beau...
PLAN A DAY IN THE PARK Mittineague Park Pavilions The West Springfield Park and Recreation Department will officially open pavilions for picnics and family outings beginning the first weekend in May The Park s three pavilions are available to West Springfield Town Residents Only To reserve your day in the park please fill out a Pavilion Permit Application Applications can be received by visiting our website at www wsparkandrec com or by calling the office at 413 263 3284 Rotary Pavilion Rotary Pavilion Donated by West Springfield Rotary Club in 1964 to provide residents an all purpose location for picnics and family gatherings Structure size 34 X 60 of metal with concrete floor Seating capacity 120 people Electricity Sani cans BBQ grill Beach volleyball court Bocce court Alcohol permitted with special permit Ravine Pavilion Ravine Pavilion Stone Bridge Pavilion Structure size 24 X 36 of metal wood with concrete floor Seating capacity 24 people 6 picnic tables No electricity Sani cans within walking distance BBQ Grill Alcohol permitted with special permit Stone Bridge Pavilion Structure size 20 x 25 of wood and natural floor Seating capacity 24 people 4 picnic tables No electricity Sani Cans within walking distance BBQ grill Alcohol NOT permitted www wsparkandrec com 21
PLAN A DAY IN THE PARK Mittineague Park Pavilions  The West Springfield Park and Recreation Department will officially ope...
RENTAL OPPORTUNTIES Morgan Road Pavilion 22 Morgan Road Pavilion Formilly know as the Elks Pavilion purchased by City of West Springfield in 2013 to provide residents an all purpose location for large events such as picnics and family gatherings Structure size 140 x60 Metal roof with concrete floor Seating capacity 250 people Lights Electricity Full Bathroom Facilities Charocol grill charcoal not provided Food prep area freezer and refrigerator Alcohol permitted with special permit Rental rates from 30 60 per hour depending on event Visit our website www wsparkandrec com for complete rental information and application UNICO Pavilion and Building UNICO Pavilion and Building New renovations by City of West Springfield in 2013 Multiuse building and pavilion area for medium size events such as picnics family gatherings birthday parties cooperate events Pavilion size 40 x40 Metal roof with concrete floor Building size 2 500 square feet Gym flooring Seating capacity 80 people max Lights Electricity Full Bathroom Facilities Food prep area freezer and refrigerator Alcohol permitted with special permit Rental rates from 30 70 per hour depending on event Visit our website www wsparkandrec com for complete rental information and application www wsparkandrec com
RENTAL OPPORTUNTIES Morgan Road Pavilion  22 Morgan Road Pavilion     Formilly know as the Elks Pavilion, purchased by Cit...
FACILITIES 23 BALISE SCION SKATE PARK Area youth have been enjoying a state of the art skate park since July 2007 by a generous donation made by Balise The Balise Scion Skate Park is located in Cooks Playground off Morton Street and is open to the public for free The hours are 9 a m to dusk 1 Skate at your own risk This park is a non supervised facility 2 Only skateboards and in line skates are allowed Bicycles roller skating or wheeled devices are not permitted 3 Helmets are highly recommended for all people who use the skate park Other recommended protective equipment includes wrist guards elbow pads and knee pads 4 Serious injury may result from being hit by a skateboard falling or colliding 5 The Town of West Springfield does not assume responsibility for injuries 6 This park will close at dusk A No trespassing ordinance will be enforced after park is closed 7 No skating when wet or rainy 8 No littering or graffiti Please put trash in designated trash receptacles 9 This park is a drug alcohol and smoke free area 10 Be courteous to other people using the park and all other patrons 11 No fighting vulgarity or socially unacceptable behavior is permitted PARK RANGERS The West Springfield Park Ranger Program was established in July 2012 under the direction of the West Springfield Park and Recreation Department to address concerns in Mittineague Park The Park Ranger provides and promotes safe and enjoyable use of Town parks fields and recreation facilities to enforce Town of West Springfield Park and Playground Rules and Regulations as set forth in the Town ordinance adopted pursuant to G L Ch 40 21D The primary purpose of the Park Ranger position is to work as ambassadors for the Park and Recreation Department to educate instruct and assist park users Park Rangers also serve as eyes and ears for the police department in an effort to prevent crime and vandalism Example of the Park Rangers Duties Patrols recreation areas on foot and or by vehicle to monitor users activities and maintain a safe and secure environment preventing vandalism May issue Notice of Violation of Town Bylaws rules or regulations Develops and maintains good public relations with the general public and law enforcement Provides information to the public regarding the recreational area and specific points of interest Responds to public inquiry and resolves compliance issues regarding permits at picnic areas parks and athletic facilities Checks for valid permits for all field users and large picnic groups Checks on all permits for each shift Maintains logs of patrol activities and prepare written reports of incidents accidents or other occurrences Report criminal activity and or vandalism to the West Springfield Police Department and the Director of Park and Recreation Clearing of park facilities at closing times and locking up Park gates at posted times Environmental Stewardship Promoting a clean Park PARK WATCH Park Watch program is a partnership between the Park and Recreation Department the Police Department and town residents The Park Watch program was established in an effort to help prevent crime and vandalism to our playgrounds and park equipment to alleviate suspicious activity in our parks and to promote community involvement Park Watch provides residents guidelines to follow when reporting suspicious activity helping us to keep our parks and playgrounds safe and enjoyable year around While visiting any of our parks and playgrounds residents are asked to be on the alert for all incidents of vandalism unruliness and other obvious wrongful activities including misuse of playground equipment ATV or 4X4 vehicles on park property defacement of park property broken and unsafe equipment alcohol or substance abuse in the park unauthorized fires fighting or harassment destruction of natural resources littering or garbage dumping violation of park closing hours If you see any broken equipment vandalized facilities or suspicious activity contact the following For suspicious activities or unlawful activities call West Springfield Police Department Emergency 911 Non emergency 24 hr number 413 263 3210 0 For reporting vandalism or unsafe equipment call West Springfield Park Recreation Department 8 00 a m to 4 30 p m Monday Friday 413 263 3284 or Email parkandrec townofwestspringfield org
FACILITIES  23  BALISE SCION SKATE PARK Area youth have been enjoying a state-of-the-art skate park since July 2007 by a g...
West Springfield Park Recreation Department PARTICIPANT PROFILE REGISTRATION FORM 2017 Form A Proof of Age Residency Required for First Time Participants Child s Name ___________________________________________________________________ DOB _________________ Age ____ Gender ____ Home Address __________________________________________________________________ Grade Entering in Sept 2017 ____________________ City _________________________________________ State ________ Zip ________________ Home Phone ____________________________ Eye Color _____________ Hair Color __________________ Skin Color _______________ Height ______________ Weight _______________ Identifying Marks or Moles _______________________________________________ T Shirt Size Youth __YS__YM__YL__YXL Adult __S __M__L__XL I request my child to be placed in same group as APPLIES TO CENTRUM ONLY ____________________________________________________________ PARENTS GUARDIANS Parent Guardian Name ______________________________ Home Phone ______________________________ Place Employed ______________________________________________________ Work Phone ______________________ Cell Phone _____________________ Home Address _________________________________________________________ Email Address ________________________________________ Parent Guardian Name ______________________________ Home Phone ______________________________ Place Employed ______________________________________________________ Work Phone ______________________ Cell Phone _____________________ Home Address _________________________________________________________ Email Address ________________________________________ EMERGENCY INFORMATION Two People to Contact if Parent s Guardian s Cannot be Reached Note These must be local contacts and it must be someone other than the parent s or guardian s Emergency Contact 1 Name ____________________________________ Address ______________________________________________________ Home Phone ___________________________________ Work Phone _________________________ Cell Phone _____________________ Emergency Contact 1 Relationship to Participant ______________________________________ Emergency Contact 2 Name ____________________________________ Address ______________________________________________________ Home Phone ___________________________________ Work Phone _________________________ Cell Phone _____________________ Emergency Contact 2 Relationship to Participant ______________________________________ Person s Authorized to Pick Up Child Please include first and last names ________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Person s NOT Authorized to Pick Up Child certified copies of court order must be provided _________________________________________________________ MEDICAL INFORMATION Allergies Yes No Any unusual fears Yes No Withdrawn Shy Yes No Seizures Yes No Easily Upset Yes No Hyperactive Yes No Chronic conditions illnesses Yes No Physically Aggressive Yes No Physical limitations restrictions Yes No Dietary Restrictions Yes No Yes No Explain any Yes answers ___________________________________________________________________________ Other Special Instructions and or information that an instructor needs to be aware of ___________________________________________________________________________ Medications Please list all medications Will your child be required to take medication during camp hours Yes No Name of Medication Dosage Reason Treatment Consent I give permission for any emergency treatment hospitalization or surgery deemed necessary on my child including the administration of anesthesia or injection Child s Physician _______________________________ Business Phone ___________________ Parent Guardian Signature ___________________________________ Immunizations This information must be supplied to attend camp This information is NOT kept on file from year to year 1 Date of last Diptheria Tetanus Toxoids and Pertussis Vaccine DTaP DTP DT 2 Date of last Measles Mumps and Rubella MMR 3 Date of last Polio Vaccine IPV OPV PLEASE TURN OVER Month __________ Year __________ Month __________ Year __________ Month __________ Year __________
       West Springfield Park   Recreation Department  PARTICIPANT PROFILE REGISTRATION FORM   2017   Form A     Proof of A...
West Springfield Park Recreation Department PARTICIPANT PROFILE REGISTRATION FORM 2017 Form A Proof of Age Residency Required for First Time Participants Child s Name ___________________________________ Non Swimmer Intermediate Swimmer Swimmer Child NOT ALLOWED to Swim at Camp My Child s swimming ability Not applicable for some summer programs Definitions Non Swimmer cannot swim in water above the shoulders Intermediate cannot swim in the deep end Swimmer can access entire pool Centrum TT STEP For the safety of your child a swim test will be given by lifeguard staff the first day of a camp session to determine your child s swimming ability and the designated location issued by lifeguard will remain the same for duration of any upcoming weeks MEDIA CONSENT I hereby give my permission without restriction to the Town of West Springfield and its assignees to photograph or videotape my child during participation in Summer Programs Activities I specifically waive any rights to compensation with respect to my child s name likeness picture and or voice The purpose of this release is to facilitate publicity for Town Programs Activities Yes _____ Parent Guardian Initials NO _____ Parent Guardian Initials AGREEMENT The undersigned is aware that there are certain risks involved in participating in the West Springfield Park and Recreation Department programs activities including but not limited to the risk of theft or damage to my property and the risk of personal injury from participation in recreation activities In consideration of my being granted permission to participate in these activities and to use the facilities of the Town of West Springfield Town and or other activities and services provided by the Town s Park and Recreation Department its agents and employees including food service I on behalf of myself my executors administrators heirs next of kin and successors hereby covenant to hold harmless and indemnify the Town and all its officers departments agencies and employees from any and all claims lessees damages injuries fines penalties and costs including court costs and attorney fees charges liabilities or exposures however caused resulting from or arising out of or in any way connected to my or my family s participation in the Program I have read and understand this Hold Harmless Agreement and by my signature agree to its terms The Program agrees to notify the parent guardian whenever the child becomes ill and the parent guardian will arrange to have the child picked up as soon as possible If my child passes an intermediate or advanced swimming competency test administered by the pool staff then he she has my permission to swim in the deep end and the shallow end of the pool applies to Centrum S T E P Tiny Tots Hoop Mania Kicks Dribbles Covering All Bases Stars Spikes Volleyball and Field Hockey Camps I have read and understand the Refund Policy Procedure for Disciplining Participants in all Programs and Drop Off Pick Up Authorization Policy contained in the Parent s Handbook Parent Guardian Signature _______________________________________ Date __________________ R West Springfield Resident Fee NR Non Resident Fee Track Field Clinic Kicks Dribbles TINY TOTS Ages 4 5 Art S T E P Ages 13 15 Soccer Camp CENTRUM Ages 6 12 Enrichment June 19 June 23 R Registrations begin on March 25 NR Registrations begin on May 8 if openings exist Week 1 June 26 June 30 110 R 120 R after May 7 165 NR starting May 8 Week 1 June 26 June 30 150 R 160 NR Week 2 July 3 July 7 no 7 4 120 R 130 NR Week 2 July 3 July 7 no 7 4 90 R 100 R after May 7 135 NR starting May 8 Week 3 July 10 July 14 150 R 160 NR Week 3 July 10 July 14 110 R 120 R after May 7 165 NR starting May 8 Week 4 July 17 July 21 150 R 160 NR Week 4 July 17 July 21 110 R 120 R after May 7 165 NR starting May 8 Week 5 July 24 July 28 150 R 160 NR per class YOUNG SCULPTURE YOUNG ART 1 YOUNG ART 2 YOUNG ART 3 DRAWING CREATIVE SCULPTURES Week 6 July 31 Aug 4 150 R 160 NR 40 R 50 NR Field Hockey Camp June 26 June 30 110 R 120 NR Field Hockey Clinic August 7 August 9 55 R July 3 July 7 no 7 4 Babysitter Training Course 45 NR Hoop Mania Basketball Camp 40 R TINY TOTS CENTRUM S T E P PRE Camp Care POST Camp Care Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 25 20 25 25 25 25 50 NR Sept 16 40 R 50 NR Stars Spikes Volleyball Camp July 10 July 14 110 R 110 R 120 NR 120 NR Pre Post Camp Care 25 Pre 25 Post July 31 August 4 110 R 120 NR Pre Post Camp Care 25 Pre 25 Post Covering All Bases Baseball Camp August 7 August 11 120 R 120 R July 17 July 21 _____Cash do not mail _____Check _____ 130 NR Total Enclosed _____________ Pre Post Camp Care 25 Pre 25 Post Aug 14 Aug 18 130 NR Pre Post Camp Care 25 Pre 25 Post 120 NR Pre Post Camp Care 25 Pre 25 Post Checks Payable Town of West Springfield 130 NR Louise Noel s Gymnastics Camp 120 R 110 R August 7 August 11 Pre Post Camp Care 25 Pre 25 Post June 19 June 23 April 29 120 NR 65 NR Junior Summer Conditioning Clinic 35 R JEWELRY July 24 July 28 110 R PAINT AIRBRUSH MIXED MEDIA Week 6 July 31 Aug 4 110 R 120 R after May 7 165 NR starting May 8 25 20 25 25 25 25 per class 55 NR YOUNG MIXED MEDIA Week 5 July 24 July 28 110 R 120 R after May 7 165 NR starting May 8 Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 50 R Aug 21 Aug 25 120 R 130 NR Pre Post Camp Care 25 Pre 25 Post
West Springfield Park   Recreation Department  PARTICIPANT PROFILE REGISTRATION FORM   2017   Form A   Proof of Age Reside...
West Springfield Park Recreation Department Registration Form FORM B PROOF OF AGE IS REQUIRED FOR FIRST TIME PARTICIPANTS Parent Guardian Name ___________________________________ Home Phone _________________ parent guardian if participant is under 18 or under legal guardianship Street Address ________________________________________ Work Phone _________________ City _________________________State _______ Zip ________ Cell Phone ___________________ Is this a change in address ___ Yes ___No Email Address __________________________________ Participant Information Activity Last Name First Name Address City Please Read and Sign I am aware that participation in any recreational activity may involve the risk of injury I have reviewed the activities required to participate in this program as set forth above and I am able to perform these activities I realize that the submission of any false or knowingly misleading statement made in completing this form by the participant or by his or her parent or guardian will be grounds for the removal of the participant from the program and the forfeiture of any fee paid Recognizing that there is a risk of injury in my participation in this program I hereby release and discharge and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Town of West Spring eld it s employees contractor instructors and volunteers from any and all liabilities and cause of action that I or my child may have arising out of participation in this program I hereby agree to abide by the rules and regulations as established by the West Spring eld Park and Recreation Department I further agree that when I leave this activity or at its completion I shall return any and all equipment and uniforms issued to me M F D O B Current Grade Grade entering 9 2017 Fee Coaches Sponsors Needed for Sports Teams We rely on volunteers to coach and help teams Without volunteers the sports program cannot be successful No experience is necessary just the desire to help kids learn basic skills and enjoy being active I would like to Volunteer as Coach _______ Asst Coach_________ I would like to Sponsor a team Yes________ No_______ Adult officials and or referees are needed I would be interested Yes_______ No______ Make checks payable to Town of West Springfield Zero Tolerance Policy By signing below I agree that if I or any of my family members or guests fail to abide by the Code of Conduct found in the Zero Tolerance Policy received at the time of registration then I they will be subject to disciplinary action in accordance with the Zero Tolerance Policy that could include but is not limited to the following Verbal warning by an of cial head coach or Recreation Staff person Parental game suspension with written documentation of incident kept on le by WSPRD Game forfeit initiated by the of cial or coach Parental season suspension Mail to West Spring eld Park Recreation Department 26 Central Street Suite 19 West Spring eld MA 01089 _____ Cash please do not mail cash _____ Check Money Order Total Enclosed _______________ Parent Guardian Signature ___________________________ Date_________ 413 263 3284 www wsparkandrec com
West Springfield Park   Recreation Department Registration Form  FORM B  PROOF OF AGE IS REQUIRED FOR FIRST TIME PARTICIPA...