SPRINGSPRING -- SUMMERSUMMER BROCHUREBROCHURE20232023REGISTRATION BEGINSMARCH 14TH AT 10:00 AM Register Online atdoverrec.activityreg.com
2Dear Dover Neighbors: As you know, it takes the support and assistance of MANY individuals in our small community in order to make our recreational activities successful. Because of this, we want to send a great big THANK YOU to ALL of our sponsors and donors for contributing to these programs and events. We would also like to convey our gratitude to all of the volunteers, coaches, families, caregivers, and participants of our programs for your time and enthusiasm. Without each of you, so much of what we do would not be possible! Spring & Summer Spring & Summer 2023 2023MarkWHAT’S INSIDEWHAT’S INSIDEGENERAL INFORMATION Including: Town Department Directory and Youth Sports Oganizations04PARKS AND OUTDOOR SPACES Parks Listing, Tennis, and Banner Reservations05SPRING SPECIAL EVENTS Spring Egg Hunt, Youth Fishing Derby and Satur-PLAY in May!06APRIL VACATION PROGRAMS AND SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES07SPRING PROGRAMS08GOLF PROGRAMS AT MAPLEGATE COUNTRY CLUB11SUMMER SPECIAL EVENTS June 3rd Secial Town Meeting and Concerts on the Common12SUMMER PROGRAMS13SUMMER CLUB AT THE CONNORS CENTER15FALL SNEAK PEEK AND DOVER DAYS Including: Dover Dash 5K & Fun Run, and Booth Reservations 16REGISTRATION BEGINSTUESDAYMARCH 14th@ 10 AMMark Ghiloni, CPRPDirector of Parks and RecreationCONNECT WITH USON OUR SOCIALNETWORKSWEBSITE: https://www.doverma.gov/348/Parks-RecreationREGISTRATION SITE: https://doverrec.activityreg.com@DOVERRECMA
3DEPARTMENT STAFFMark Ghiloni, Director, CPRPemail Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org for Nicole Wainwright, Asst. Director, CPSI email@example.com for Tom Palmer and Mark TraversBeth McGuire, Program Assistantbmcguire@doverma.gov Chris BolandMike GilioEric LoefflerJennifer DamanPARKS/FIELD STAFFCOMMISSIONERS•REGISTRATION INFO•Online Registration with Credit Cardhttps://doverrec.activityreg.com We HIGHLY recommend that you sign in to the online system a few days before registration to ensure the account is working properly. First-time users must create an account for all family members. Existing users may login. Select the activities for which you wish to enroll and the participant(s) enrolling in those activities. All selected activities will be placed in your shopping cart. You may then pay with a credit card. Cash/Check Registration ProcessPlease contact us at 508-785-0476 to coordinate payment. All checks must be made payable to “Town of Dover.” Cancellation and Refund PolicyIn the event of a program, session, or event cancellation due to any unforeseen circumstances, a decision will be made as early as possible so that we may contact all parties involved. Please subscribe to NOTIFY ME to receive text alerts for updates on ﬁeld closures, inclement weather closures and other events impacting programs. All alerts are listed at the bottom of the page.Every attempt will be made to reschedule a cancelled class due to weather, instructor illness, etc. Typically an additional week will be added to the end of the program. If a class has been cancelled and we are NOT able to oﬀer a make-up option, participants will then be oﬀered a Town issued refund or Department credit in the amount of the program class(es) lost.We will notify all registered participants if a program has been cancelled/changed by the Parks and Recreation Department, and you will receive a full refund or account credit.Dover Parks and Recreation reserves the right to cancel or consolidate any program that does not meet their minimum participation limits and is not responsible for any missed classes due to a participants inability to attend.If you withdraw one week or more before the start of the class, session, or stated registration deadline (when applicable), you will receive a full refund or account credit from the Department.Withdrawals submitted within one week of the class, session or stated registration deadline OR after the program has begun/after the stated registration deadline, will receive NO REFUND.Please Note: All department refunds will be issued as a live, Town of Dover check ONLY. Refund checks will take approximately 4-6 weeks to fully process and mail (via USPS) to your home.Full Classes/Course ConﬁrmationClasses are ﬁlled on a ﬁrst-come, ﬁrst-served basis. We are not able to “hold” spots. If a class is ﬁlled, you will be placed on a waiting list. We will try to oﬀer additional classes whenever possible.If you provide your email address you will receive an email conﬁrmation. If a class has reached its maximum enrollment, you can place your name on the waiting list by using the online registration system.Participant Photograph PolicyPeriodically, our Department photographs/audio-visually records program participants for promotional use. Unless the participant or guardian informs us of their desire not to be photographed, we reserve the right to use photographs or re-cordings for their promotional purposes as indicated in all program waivers signed at registration.CORI/SORI PolicyAnyone employed with, or volunteering for Dover Parks and Recreation programs, activites and events, and for the Town of Dover must have a CORI/SORI background check on ﬁle.Jennifer James
4DOVER TOWN DEPARTMENTSDover Town House Town Garage/Highway Police & FireCouncil on Aging Dover Town Library non-emergency DS Regional School District Chickering School Regional Administrative Oﬃces DS Middle School DS High School While the new Dover Community Center remains in the planning and construction phases Dover Parks and Recreation programs have been moved to various other facilities around Dover and the surrounding area.Your registration activity waiver/online registration receipt will always include thelocation where your program will be held, along with directions to the program space(s) being used. Please contact us if you have any questions!Chickering Elementary School, music room29 Cross Street, DoverDover Legion - Post 209, upper level function hall32 Dedham Street, DoverDover Town Library, lawn56 Dedham Street, DoverSt. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, lower level hall18 Springdale Avenue, DoverTenacre Country Day School, gym and playhouse78 Benvenue Street, WellesleyParks and Recreation Phone: Fax: WebsiteWWW.DOVERMA.GOV/348/PARKS-RECREATIONEmail< < < see previous pageSummer Oﬃce HoursMemorial Day - Labor DayM - TH F School Year Oﬃce HoursLabor Day - Memorial DayM - F Temporary Oﬃce Location•GENERAL INFO•WWW.DOVERMA.GOVInterested in posting a banner on the TownCommon for a town event or organization?Dover Parks and Recreation oversees the use of four, large banner spaces located in the center of town and takes open reservations throughout the year for local Dover non-proﬁt organizations, special events, seasonal registrations and Town information, meetings and elections!If your event or organization is aﬃliated with a• Dover Town Department• Regional School District entity• Dover based non-proﬁt OR • you are hosting a fundraiser for such a groupthen you are eligible to reserve a banner space!Reservations are FREE of charge and can be made for up to (ie. maximum of) two consecutive weeks per event! All four banner spaces are booked equally, on a ﬁrst come ﬁrst served basis following the regulations above. For more information on availability as well as banner size and durability recommendations, please contact the oﬃce at 508-785-0476.ALTERNATE PROGRAM SITESYouth sports leagues in and around Dover are independent, volunteer-run organizations with various websites and local contacts. In an effort to make contacting these organizations more accessible, we have complied a list of local youth sports organizations, along with their websites, for easy reference:Dover-Sherborn Youth Baseball and Softball (DSYBS)www.dsybs.orgDover-Sherborn Youth Basketball (DS Hoops)dshoops.comDover Demons Cycling Club doverdemons.orgDover-Sherborn Youth Field Hockey dsyouthﬁeldhockey.orgDover-Sherborn Youth Boys Lacrosse dsyl.orgDover-Sherborn Youth Girls Lacrosse dsgirlslacrosse.orgDover-Sherborn Soccer Club dssoccer.netSherborn Snappers Swim Team(open to Dover and Sherborn residents)sherbornsnappers.swimtopia.comYOUTH SPORTS ORGANIZATIONSDIRECTORY
5doverma.gov/348/parks-recreation Caryl Park and Playﬁelds, Dedham Street• Caryl Playﬁelds Parking entrance located across from Park Street - 1 Multi-Purpose Athletic Field (Soccer/Lacrosse/Field Hockey)• Caryl Park Parking entrance located between the Caryl House and Mill Farm - 6 Tennis Courts with adjacent Bang Board - 1 Baseball Diamond - Basketball Court (outdoor/asphalt) - Maintained Woodland Trails - Multi-Structure Play Area 2-5 year old and 5-13 year old play structures 4 Swing Bays (2 enclosed, 5 belt-style, and 2 ADA swings)Chickering Playﬁelds, Dedham Street Parking entrance located across from the Caryl House• 4 Multi-Purpose Athletic Fields (Soccer/Lacrosse/Field Hockey)• 1 Baseball Diamond Channing Pond, Springdale Avenueparking entrance located between home #47 on Springdale and Old Colony Drive• Seasonal Special Events - Youth Fishing Derby (see page 7) - Outdoor Pond Skating (Winter Weather Permitting)Riverside Drive Boat LandingUse requires a Resident Permit Parking StickerAvailable for purchase at the Parks and Recreation oﬃce, during oﬃce hours, for $10/vehicle. • Must provide Proof of Residency with Valid State ID and the Make, Model and License Plate Number of Registered Vehicle.RESERVATIONSRULES• Courts are to be used at your own risk.• Tennis courts are only for the playing of tennis. No other sports or activities are permitted.• No inline skates, skateboards, bicycles or vehicles of any kind will be permitted on the courts.• No dogs or other pets are allowed on the courts. Please follow the rules and help Dover Parks andRecreation to keep the courts safe and clean for all players.The Dover Park and Recreation Commission expects that all users of our recreational facililties and properties- which include all playﬁelds, playgrounds, trails, wetlands and other recreational sites - to remove all debris and waste broughtto any site in order to keep all of Dover’s public spacesbeautiful, clean, and trash free! RESPECT DOVER’S PUBLIC SPACES!•FIELDS, PARKS AND OTHER OUTDOOR SPACES•• Courts will be used for Dover residents on a first come, first served basis.• Dover Parks and Recreation clinics, lessons and leagues have priority usage of all courts.• All clinics, lessons or leagues must be booked through the Parks and Recreation office and taught by Parks and Recreation department staff.• No private lessons by outside tennis professionals will be permitted. • Court lights may be used from May through November, in the evenings from 6:00 - 8:45pm. • Instructions for court lights will be posted on the tennis courts perimeter fence by May 1st for resident use.
6•SPRING SPECIAL EVENTS•Join us for one of our special events this Spring! There’s a lot going on and we can’t wait to see you around town... SATURDAY, MAY 13th & SATURDAY MAY 20thon the DOVER TOWN COMMON 1:00PM - 3:00PMAt these two NEW family play events, Dover residents are invited to bring their whole family to enjoy unique childrens performances while playing engaging games, making cool crafts and enjoying other activities in a fun, relaxed environment - and each week will be different!The grown-ups are bound to have fun too, because some of our “fan favorite” Summer Club Counselors will be the ones leading the children in all the fun- allowing the adults to focus on socializing with friends (and making new ones) from around town!SUNDAY, MAY 7th at CHANNING POND 11:00AM - 2:00PMGrab your fishing gear and bait, it’s time for our annual Youth Fishing Derby!Each year Dover Parks and Recreation stocks Channing Pond with several hundred rainbow trout in order for local famililes to enjoy some traditional pond fishing.Trophies awarded to registered children who caught the largest fish in each of the following age categories,• 6 and under • 7 - 10 years • 11 - 15 yearsPLUS: All those registered will be automatically entered for opportunities to win LOTS of additional fishing gear and prizes - no matter the size of their catch!ON-SITE / DAY OF EVENT: $10/PARTICIPANTPlease note: no refunds or credits will be issued for no-shows.YOUTH FISHING DERBYYOUTH FISHING DERBY SATURDAY, APRIL 8th on the DOVER TOWN COMMON 10:00AM - 11:00AMEGG HUNT AGE GROUPS:• Chicken Littles (Ages 3 and under)• Big Birds (Ages 4 and up)Craft activities will begin once both egg hunts have concluded. (approx. 10:10AM)Supplies will remain out for use until 11:00AM OR until all supplies are gone!NEW, FREENEW, FREEEVENT!EVENT!FREE EVENTFREE EVENTFOR DOVERFOR DOVERRESIDENTS!RESIDENTS!Satur-PLAY in May! events have been supported in part by a grant from the Dover Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.WELCOME SPRING!WELCOME SPRING!EGG HUNT EGG HUNT ANDAND CRAFTS EVENT CRAFTS EVENTBOTH AGE GROUPS WILL BEGIN THEIR EGG BOTH AGE GROUPS WILL BEGIN THEIR EGG HUNTS PROMPTLY AT 10:05 AMHUNTS PROMPTLY AT 10:05 AMThose arriving late, even by only a couple of minutes, will likely miss it!SATUR-SATUR-PLAYPLAY IN IN MAY!MAY!PRE-REGISTER ONLINE BETWEEN MARCH 14PRE-REGISTER ONLINE BETWEEN MARCH 14THTH AND MAY 5 AND MAY 5THTH: ONLY $8/PARTICIPANT!: ONLY $8/PARTICIPANT!
7•APRIL VACATION•HIKES + CRAFTS(Grades K - 5)Instructor: Nicole WainwrightIt’s springtime and there’s no school - so let’s head outside and explore four diﬀerent, beautiful local woodland properties!On each unique trail we will learn about the land, plants and animals that surround us and then will create art inspired by that day’s adventure - incorporating the great outdoors with your own imagination! *Program takes place rain/snow or shine.Location: will vary each day Min: 34 daysS# Day Date Time Fees01 Tu/W/Th/F Apr 18 - Apr 21 12:45 - 2:00 PM $7202 Tues only Apr 18 12:45 - 2:00 PM $2003 Wed only Apr 19 12:45 - 2:00 PM $2004 Thurs only Apr 20 12:45 - 2:00 PM $2005 Fri only Apr 21 12:45 - 2:00 PM $20Seasonal Employment:Seasonal Employment:SUMMER CLUB COUNSELORSSUMMER CLUB COUNSELORSEach summer, Dover Parks and Recreation hires Dover residents, ages 16+ to work with children as a counselor at our fun and active, six-week Summer Club program!• Paid position• Must be a current resident of Dover, MA• Must be at least 16 years old by Saturday, June 24, 2023• Requires a commitment to work all six-consecutive program weeks, MONDAY, JUNE 26 - FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2023 on weekdays from 8:40am-12:40pm.Starting Pay Rate for a Summer 2023 First Year Counselor: $15/ hourTo download your 2023 Summer Club CounselorApplication packet, please visit: doverma.gov/507/Seasonal-Job-OpportunitiesFor consideration to work summer 2023, your fully complete application packet must be submitted to Nicole Wainwright NO LATER THAN MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2023 at 5:00PM. It is preferred for the applicant be the point of contact for all summer position applications with Parks and Recreation.Volunteer as part of ourVolunteer as part of ourLeadership Training ProgramLeadership Training Program (LTP)(LTP)Our summer, Leadership Training Program at Summer Club is a Volunteer Opportunity for Dover resident high school students, ages 14+.Through this annual program, young adults can gain volunteer service hours and public-facing work experience as they learn about the day-to-day operations of a municipal recreation department! Learn tips for working with children, ideas to help in leading activities with your peers, learn about the unique responsibilities of each staﬀ position, and even meet some of our program families to see ﬁrst-hand how important your service is to our local community!Our Leadership Training Program’s main goal is introducing students to the job market and to help these future employed people develop lifelong skills that will help them excel in any future job or career, whether or not they choose to serve children and families, or not!• Unpaid, volunteer position• Must be a current resident of Dover, MA• Must be at least 14 years old by Saturday, June 24, 2023• Requires a minimum commitment of two week-long sessionsbetween MONDAY, JUNE 26 - FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2023 • Hours of service: weekdays, 8:45am-12:15pm.Be sure to review our Summer Club information on page 15 for speciﬁc session details.To download your 2023 LTP Application packet, please visit: doverma.gov/520/Volunteer-OpportunitiesIMPORTANT: In order to be considered for a volunteer position in the 2023 Leadership Training Program, your fully completed application packet must be submitted to Nicole Wainwright NO LATER THAN FRIDAY MAY 5, 2023 at 5:00PM.Questions? Please contact our Assistant Director, Nicole Wainwright.•SUMMER EMPLOYMENT AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES•YOUTH GOLF CLINICSAT MAPLEGATE COUNTRY CLUB - PLEASE SEE PAGE 11 -
8•SPRING PROGRAMS•EXPERT ARCHITECTS(Grades 1 - 5)Instructor: Right Brain CurriculumCalling all architects! The next great skyscraper is waiting to be built! It’s time to form your own architectural ﬁrm and start imagining the building of your dreams with Right Brain Curricu-lum instructors guiding you along the way - from the mathematical calculations every good architect must make, to the history of how the elevator revolutionized Manhattan. Then you’ll be ready to build!You will consider the environment, transportation, parking, and green space as you create a working blueprint for your creation then bring it to life as a Lego model! You will even present your work to your peers and demonstrate how your tower will be the next great building of the 21st Century... the sky’s the limit!Location: St. Dunstan’s Lower Level Min: 6/Max: 126 weeksS# Day Date Time Fee01 Wed Apr 5 - May 17 3:30 - 5:00 PM $145 No Program Held: April 19 YOUR VOICE: PUBLIC SPEAKING FOR KIDS (Grades 2 - 5) Instructor: Right Brain CurriculumLet Your Voice be Heard! Public speaking can be one of life’s scariest tasks, but it doesn’t have to be! In this fun and engaging class, you will play improvisation games, serve as an anchor in a classroom newscast, or take the pro or con side in a debate on whether teachers should assign homework. Pretty soon you will be acquiring public speaking and presentation skills while having a blast with our Right Brain Curriculum instructors, who will coach you in using a loud voice, scanning your audience, making eye contact, speaking from notes, and making persuasive arguments - all while you gain conﬁdence in your skills as a speaker. Let’s make public speaking fun!Location: St. Dunstan’s Lower Level Min: 6/Max: 126 weeksS# Day Date Time Fees01 Thu Apr 6 - May 18 4:00 - 5:30 PM $145 No Program Held: April 20HOME ALONE SAFETY COURSE(Grades 3 - 5)Instructor: Juanita Allen-Kingsley, W-EMTAre you looking to teach your growing child the responsibility and safety skills necessary for time spent at home alone? Provide them with all of the introductory skills needed to take their ﬁrst steps towards independence!Participants will learn about accident prevention and ﬁre safety. They will practice common ﬁrst aid techniques, from applying simple bandages to how to relieve choking, and will learn how to properly call 911. We will spend time discussing safe internet use, when to answer the door (NEVER!) and brainstorm positive and productive skills that will help us to use our time wisely, make safe choices and grow their conﬁdence, and yours!Location: St. Dunstan’s Lower Level Min: 6/Max: 15S# Day Date Time Fee01 Thu Jun 1 2:30 - 4:00 PM $55BABYSITTING LESSONS AND SAFETY COURSEINCLUDES COMPLETE, TWO-YEAR, RED CROSS CPR/AED CERTIFICATION(Grades 6 - 8)Instructor: Juanita Allen-Kingsley, W-EMTTeens looking to establish themselves in the highly-competitive, local babysitting market will greatly beneﬁt from this detailed training and certiﬁcation workshop!Learn important skills in child care, engagement, and safety that show parents that you value the skills necessary to care for their children. • Practice performing ﬁrst aid for common childhood injuries• Learn techniques to prevent and relieve choking • Learn to calmly evaluate medical emergencies (e.g. when to use CPR and how to properly call 911).You will also learn tips and tricks for growing your very own babysitting business through interview preparedness and lessons on safe activ-ities for diﬀerent ages, and we will practice interpersonal skills that can help you to stand out from the crowd in this very competitive ﬁeld!All participants attending the full course will receive their own Babysitting Lessons and Safety Training Certiﬁcate and a First Aid Book. Additionally, those who successfully complete the CPR/AED course and evaluations will receive an oﬃcial American Red Cross CPR/AED Certiﬁcation Card (good for two full years/will not expire until 2025) Location: St. Dunstan’s Lower Level Min: 4/Max: 12S# Day Date Time Fees01 Thu Jun 1 4:15 - 7:15 PM $95
9•SPRING PROGRAMS•PROFORMANCESOCCER(Grades Pre-K - 5)Instructor: PROformance Soccer CoachesPROformance Soccer is a leading MA soccer training program, whose core philosophies are derived through playing, coaching and learn-ing from some of the most respected clubs and brightest minds from around the world of soccer. Aimed at teaching key technical soccer skills, each PROformance class will consist of skill work and small, sided games for real-life skill application. The age-speciﬁc curriculum is designed to be instructional as well as fun, so that players are able to learn and develop fundamental soccer skills, while inspiring love and enthusiasm for the game! Location: Chickering Fields Fields #1 and #28 Weeks S# Grade Day Date Time Fees01 Pre-K Tue Apr 25 - Jun 13 2:15 - 3:15 PM $17502 K - 2 Tue Apr 25 - Jun 13 3:15 - 4:45 PM $23003 3 - 5 Tue Apr 25 - Jun 13 4:45 - 6:15 PM $230OUTDOOR TENNIS LESSONS(Ages 6 and up)Instructor: Peter CooperThe spring tennis season will consist of nine lessons, held on a schedule of your choosing*, over nine-consecutive weeks. Please note that meeting more than once per-week is unlikely and, if available, will incur additional registration fees.*Interested participants MUST contact Peter Cooper PRIOR TO REGISTRATION in order to schedule their lesson day and time. CALL or TEXT: 508-561-4708 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.orgDO NOT register before conﬁrming your schedule with Peter, as there are limited lesson slots available. Location: Caryl Park Tennis Courts 9 WeeksS# Lesson Type Date Range Lesson Length Fees01 1-to-1 / Private Apr 3 - Jun 11 60 minutes $84602 1-to-1 / Private Apr 3 - Jun 11 30 minutes $46803 2-to-1 / Semi-Private Apr 3 - Jun 11 60 minutes $468 04 3-to-1 / Group Apr 3 - Jun 11 60 minutes $396 05 4 or 5-to-1 / Group Apr 3 - Jun 11 60 minutes $333No Lessons Held: Over April BreakT-BALL AND BASEBALLWITH COACH PETE(Grades Pre-K - 5)Instructor: Coach Pete Sylvester and StaﬀIn these introductory programs, players will initially practice proper swing oﬀ a ‘T’, but will then move onto coach-pitched balls to prepare them for future league play. Additional focus will include learning proper catching and ﬁelding technique of both thrown and hit balls, base-running strategy and applying good sportsmanship on and oﬀ the ﬁeld! Program includes varied amounts of practice and game play each week, depending on the current lesson.Location: Chickering Fields - Baseball Diamond8 Weeks Min:5S# Grade Day Date Time Fees01 Pre-K Thu Apr 27 - Jun 15 1:45 - 2:30 PM $12501 K Thu Apr 27 - Jun 15 2:30 - 3:30 PM $12501 1 - 2 Thu Apr 27 - Jun 15 3:30 - 4:30 PM $125Congratulations to Grand Master Jean Theodat, our incredibly accomplished Elite Taekwondo Instructor, on his well deserved retirement!
•SPRING PROGRAMS•LEARN TO SKATEBOARD CLINIC(Grades 1 - 5)Instructor: Knucklebones StaﬀDesigned for beginner skateboarders with little to no experience, this clinic teachesfundamental skateboarding skills PLUS some cool tricks! Concentrating on strong balance, accelerating, stopping, turning and transitions, we will also learn about and try Ollies, Frontsides and Dropping In. With a fun mix of basics and tricks, this clinic will help participants develop their skateboarding talents and the conﬁdence to try them on their own!Location: Dover Town Garage Min: 8S# Day Date Time Fees01 Sat Apr 29 1:00 - 4:00 PM $55LIL’ NINJAS(Ages 3, 4, and 5 year olds not yet in Kindergarten)Instructor: Knucklebones StaﬀDoes your pre-k child love to run, jump, climb and tumble? Then this @knucklebones “play” on American Ninja Warrior will be their perfect class!Each week these Lil’ Ninja’s will participate in stretching, elements, obstacles, and games to help improve gross motor skills, ﬁtness, and fun! From swinging on a high bar to balance beams, climbing structures and tumbling on mats to leaping into a ball pit, your child is sure to have a blast!Location: Dover Town Library Lawn Min: 65 WeeksS# Day Date Time Fees01 Tue May 2 - May 30 2:00 - 2:50 PM $110NINJA WARRIORS(Grades Kindergarten - 3)Instructor: Knucklebones StaﬀNinja Warrior is an exciting class with a blend of ﬁtness, ﬂexibility, strength, skill and fun! Throughout the session, participants will engage in various drills, elements, games and obstacle courses. From scaling up cargo nets on a truss, to walking across balance beams, climbing over an A-frame, to hanging on monkey bars, this class allows participants to have fun while progressing through elements and mastering gross motor and athletic skills, such as ﬂexibility, balance, and upper body strength!Location: Dover Town Library Lawn Min: 5 5 WeeksS# Day Date Time Fees01 Tue May 2 - May 30 3:00 - 4:00 PM $110MUSICAL THEATRE(Grades K - 5)Instructor: DJ Aly PerieraCome join the fun of taking part in a real musical theater performance where you’ll sing, dance and act your way into a world of excitement! Learn the basics of putting together a production by auditioning for and performing the roles from a popular Disney musical. At the end of the session, the actor/dancers will perform all the lines, song lyrics and choreographed dances they have learned and practiced in a LIVE SHOW for family and friends to enjoy! Location: Dover Legion Post 209 Upper Function Hall8 Weeks Max: 16/sessionS# Day Date Time Fees01 Tue Apr 4 - May 30 5:15 - 6:15 PM $130 No Program Held: April 1802 Thu Apr 6 - Jun 8 5:30 - 6:30 PM $130 No Program Held: April 20 & May 11CARYL ART CLUB(Grades K - 3)Instructor: Nicole WainwrightIn this class your young artist will develop their interest and skill in the creative arts through exploration of a variety of styles and mediums.Over the course of our session, we will introduce and explore famous artists, learning about their unique ways of making art, then chang-ing whatever we want to make new creations through play with color, material, size, shade and tone - each week challenging ourselves until we have each made our very own, completely unique, works of art!Location: Dover Legion Post 209 Upper Function Hall6 Weeks Max: 15S# Day Date Time Fees01 Tue Apr 25 - May 30 3:00 - 4:15 PM $90
•GOLF PROGRAMS•GOLF FOR TODDLERS(Ages 2 - 4)Instructors: Greg Dowdell, PGA Pro Kevin Weldon, USGTF ProFun based program targeted at the littlest new golfers! This program will consist of two 60-minute sessions covering basic rules and swing fundamentals. Plastic Clubs and balls will be used which students can keep!Location: Maplegate Country Club Max: 32 WeeksS# Day Date Time Fees01 M Jul 10 - Jul 17 10:00 - 11:00 AM $65Maplegate Country Club is located just southwest of Dover at 160 Maple Street in Bellingham, MA. JUNIOR GOLF ACADEMY(Ages 9 - 17)Instructors: Greg Dowdell, PGA Pro Kevin Weldon, USGTF ProThis program is targeted for *serious junior golfers* of varying levels looking to take their game further and will cover rules and etiquette, the pre-shot routine, full swing and short game.Time will be shared between the practice area and the golf course with each session including a personalized V1 video swing analysis, daily on-course completion, use of practice facilities, range balls, all equipment, green fees and lunch daily.Location: Maplegate Country Club Max: 3 4 Days (raindate: Friday of each session)S# Day Date Time Fees01 M/Tu/W/Th Apr 17 - Apr 20 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM $435 01 M/Tu/W/Th Aug 7 - Aug 10 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM $435 02 M/Tu/W/Th Aug 21 - Aug 24 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM $435 TRY GOLF (Ages 5 - 12)Instructors: Greg Dowdell, PGA Pro Kevin Weldon, USGTF ProThis fun-based introduction to golf is targeted at *new golfers* and will cover basic rules and swing fundamentals as well as fun games to learn the game rules, including on-course best ball mini tournaments and plenty of practice time to build confidence in the skills practiced. Each session includes use of practice facilities, range balls, green fees and all equipment. Location: Maplegate Country Club Max: 3 4 Days (raindate: Friday of each session)S# Day Date Time Fees01 M/Tu/W/Th Apr 17 - Apr 20 10:00 - 11:00 AM $130 02 M/Tu/W/Th Aug 7 - Aug 10 9:00 - 10:00 AM $130 03 M/Tu/W/Th Aug 21 - Aug 24 9:00 - 10:00 AM $130APRIL BREAK APRIL BREAK andand SUMMER YOUTH CLINICS SUMMER YOUTH CLINICSAFTERWORK ADULTGROUP GOLF LESSONS(Adults ages 17+)Instructors: Greg Dowdell, PGA Pro Kevin Weldon, USGTF ProThis program is targeted for all adult golfers of any ability level and consists of ﬁve, 90-minute group lessons. Program covers basic rules and etiquette, the full swing, short game and fun bases competitions. Program includes use of practice facilities, range balls, equipment and all Green Fees.Location: Maplegate Country Club Max: 25 WeeksS# Day Date Time Fees01 M May 1 - Jun 5 6:00 - 7:30 PM $165 No Program Held: May 2902 M Jul 10 - Aug 7 6:00 - 7:30 PM $165
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES!SUMMER CONCERT SERIES!between Dover Parks and Recreation and the Dover Library. ST Family games and activities with will start each week at 6:45pm•SUMMER SPECIAL EVENTS•JULYJULY + BANDTO BE DETERMINED +TONIGHT!JULY25STTONIGHT! DOVER COMMUNITY CENTER PROJECT UPDATEA FREE, drop-off event for elementary-aged Dover students to assist families in attending theSpecial Town Meeting for the future of the Community Center Project!Drop-off at DS Campus beginning at 9:30am (Special Town Meeting begins at 10:00AM)Pick-up, within 15 minutes of the conclusion of Special Town MeetingLOCATION: DS Regional Schools Campus DOVER PARKS AND RECREATION FAMILY DROP-OFF EVENT: DOVER PARKS AND RECREATION FAMILY DROP-OFF EVENT: KIDS GO TO SPECIAL TOWN MEETING! KIDS GO TO SPECIAL TOWN MEETING!
•SUMMER PROGRAMS•SCHOOLS OUT! TENNIS CLINICS(Ages 4 - 6; 7 and Up)Instructor: Peter CooperThis instructional clinic is open to all abilities and levels of tennis experience. Focusing on comprehensive, all-around tennis skill advancement to help players grow their game!Location: Caryl Park Tennis Courts Min: 44 DaysS# Age Day Date Time Fees01 4 - 6 Tu - Th Jun 20 - Jun 22 8:30 - 9:30 AM $12502 7 & Up Tu - F Jun 20 - Jun 23 9:30AM - 12:30PM $255 Do not register for lessons prior to confirming a schedule with Peter Cooper. - Please see contact information in the description below-F YITENNIS LESSONSREGISTRATION INFORMATION4 - 6 year olds 7 years old and UpSESSION 1MONDAY, JUNE 26th - THURSDAY, JUNE 29th$125/ 4-day session $255/ 4-day sessionSESSION 2*WEDNESDAY*, JULY 5th - FRIDAY, JULY 7th*No program held Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday July 4th$95 / 3-day session $195/ 3-day sessionSESSION 3 MONDAY, JULY 10th - THURSDAY, JULY 13th$125/ 4-day session $255/ 4-day sessionSESSION 4 MONDAY, JULY 17th - THURSDAY, JULY 20th$125/ 4-day session $255/ 4-day sessionSESSION 5 MONDAY, JULY 24th - THURSDAY, JULY 27th$125/ 4-day session $255/ 4-day session SESSION 6 MONDAY, JULY 31st - THURSDAY, AUGUST 3rd$125/ 4-day session $255/ 4-day sessionSESSION 7 MONDAY, AUGUST 7th - THURSDAY, AUGUST 10th$125/ 4-day session $255/ 4-day sessionSESSION 8 MONDAY, AUGUST 14th - THURSDAY, AUGUST 17th$125/ 4-day session $255/ 4-day sessionSESSION 9 MONDAY, AUGUST 21st - THURSDAY, AUGUST 24th$125/ 4-day session $255/ 4-day sessionSESSION 10 MONDAY, AUGUST 28th - THURSDAY, AUGUST 31st$125/ 4-day session $255/ 4-day sessionTENNIS CLINICS Instructor: Peter CooperThese instructional clinics are available to all ages, abilities and levels of tennis experience, with a focus on comprehensive, all-around tennis skill advancement to help players grow their game throughout each session! Tennis Clinics are held *Mondays - Thursdays ONLY* with Fridays used as an inclement weather/make-up day if required.Location: Caryl Park Tennis Courts 4 - 6 years old 4 - 6 years old 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM 7 years old and Up 7 years old and Up 9:30 AM - 12:30 PMOUTDOOR TENNIS LESSONS(Ages 6 and up)Instructor: Peter CooperThe spring tennis season will consist of nine lessons, held on a schedule of your choosing*, over nine-consecutive weeks. Please note that meeting more than once per-week is unlikely and, if available, will incur additional registration fees. *Interested participants must contact Peter Cooper PRIOR TO REGISTRATION in order to schedule their lesson day and time.CALL or TEXT: 508-561-4708 EMAIL: email@example.comLocation: Caryl Park Tennis Courts 5 WeeksS# Lesson Type Date Range Lesson Length Fees01 1-to-1 / Private Jun 26 - Jul 23 60 minutes $47002 1-to-1 / Private Jun 26 - Jul 23 30 minutes $26003 2-to-1 / Semi-Private Jun 26 - Jul 23 60 minutes $260 04 3-to-1 / Group Jun 26 - Jul 23 60 minutes $220 05 4 or 5-to-1 / Group Jun 26 - Jul 23 60 minutes $185
•SUMMER PROGRAMS•WACKY OUTDOOR WEDNESDAYS(Grades Pre-K to 1)Instructors: Coach Pete Sylvester and Staﬀ Each week we’ll play numerous fun, silly, and different games that are exciting and enjoyable for everyone, no matter their athletic ability or experience - all you need is a desire to let your wiggles out! Some of the unique gym games you may see include: • Noodle Hockey• Gaga Ball• Crab-kick soccer• Messy Backyard• Speedway• Mr. Fox• Swim-Fish-Swim• Master the Minute• Obstacle courses• Head, Shoulders, Knees and Cone• and MORE!Location: Chickering Fields 6 weeks S# Day Date Time Fees01 W Jul 12 - Aug 16 3:45- 5:00 PM $95T-BALL AND BASEBALL(Grades Pre-K to 1)Instructors: Coach Pete Sylvester and Staﬀ In this introductory class, players will initially learn and practice proper swing off a ‘T’, but will be able to move onto coach-pitched balls if able, to prepare them for future league play. Additional focus on knowing the various field positions, learning proper catching and fielding technique (thrown and hit balls) base-running strategy and applying good sportsmanship on and off the field! Program includes varied amounts of practice and game play each week, depending on the current lesson.Location: Chickering Playﬁelds - Baseball Diamond 6 weeks S# Day Date Time Fees01 W Jul 12 - Aug 16 5:00- 6:15 PM $95NEW ENGLAND ELITE FLAG FOOTBALL CLINICLocation: Chickering Playﬁelds Max: 32 3 Days (raindate: Friday of each session)S# Ages Day Date Time Fees01 7 - 14 Tu/W/Th Aug 8 - Aug 10 9:00 AM - Noon $15002 7 - 14 Tu/W/Th Aug 15 - Aug 17 9:00 AM - Noon $150(Ages 7 - 14)Instructors: Tim Fledderjohn, Director of Elite Football ClinicsNE Elite YOUTH Football Clinic is designed to teach, coach and enjoy the great game of football in a safe, well-coached environment. All of ourcoaches are either college or high school coaches who will teach and coach the fundamentals to our youth and flag players. LEGO CHALLENGES(Grades 1 - 5) Instructor: Right Brain CurriculumIf you love building with Legos then THIS is theclass for you! Each week you will be challenged to create a sensational Lego scene from a mystery challenge that your Right Brain Curriculum Instructor will reveal – A daring helicopter rescue? A space shuttle launch? Lego Godzilla attacking a city?? – you’ll have to be ready for anything! Then it’s oﬀ to the races as you and a partner are allowed a desgnated amount of time to create your scene before presenting it to your classmates. Your presentation skills will be vital as you work to persuade your classmates that YOUR Lego creation is #1! Your RBC Instructor will help you discover persuasive language and develop your eye contact and proper posture for perfected presentations! Legos and Public Speaking, now that’s a match! Ready, set, Le-Go!Location: St. Dunstan’s Lower Level Min: 6/Max: 12S# Day Date Time Fees01 M/Tu/W/Th Aug 14 - Aug 17 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM $170 METROCRAFT (Grades 1 - 5) Instructor: Right Brain Curriculum A Minecraft City Comes to Life! Let’s build and govern a world-class Minecraft city, complete with everything needed for incoming residents! Design a ﬂag to represent your community after examining ﬂags and their symbols and colors from around the world! Serve on your Minecraft City Council, voting to shape the city’s future for your citizens. Plan public transportation routes and determine crucial city infrastructure. Our RBCurriculum instructors will guide you through it all – demonstrating how math, economics, and community-building are key to a successful, working urban environment. STEM skills have never been so much fun!Location: St. Dunstan’s Lower Level Min: 6/Max: 12S# Day Date Time Fees01 M/Tu/W/Th Aug 21 - Aug 24 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM $170Each session will include a skills period, competition period and of course, flag football games coached by these experienced coaches. Whether your child wants to be a better youth football player or a better flag football player, this clinic services both.
Join us back at The Connors Center for another year having all the summer fun you can imagine! From arts and crafts to eld games, group challenges and activities to hikes along the Charles River and amongst the properties’ beautiful, maintained woodland trails...At Summer Club, your child is sure to love every creative and unique day making summertime memories with their friends and our amazing Summer Counselors and Volunteers!SESSION 1MONDAY, JUNE 26th - FRIDAY, JUNE 30th$150 / 5-day sessionSESSION 2*WEDNESDAY*, JULY 5th - FRIDAY, JULY 7th*No program held Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday July 4th$90 / 3-day sessionSESSION 3 MONDAY, JULY 10th - FRIDAY, JULY 14th$150 / 5-day sessionSESSION 4 MONDAY, JULY 17th - FRIDAY, JULY 21st$150 / 5-day sessionSESSION 5 MONDAY, JULY 24th - FRIDAY, JULY 28th$150 / 5-day sessionSESSION 6*MONDAY, JULY 31st - THURSDAY*, AUGUST 3rd*No program held Friday August 4th$120 / 4-day session•SUMMER CLUB AT THE CONNORS CENTER•Dover Parks and Recreation uses CampDoc to collect all the required documents for our summer programs. CampDoc is a safe and eﬃcient way to store all health forms, immunization records, authorization to administer medications, and waivers, electronically! Following your completed registration through the department (https://doverrec.activityreg.com), you will receive an e-mail directly from CampDoc (www.campdoc.com) asking you to log-in and access your account in order to begin the process of uploading your child(ren)'s required forms and information. If you have any trouble accessing your account, uploading or scanning any documents on CampDoc, please contact the Dover Parks and Recreation Oﬃce prior to the beginning of the summer season! REGISTRATION BEGINSTUESDAYMARCH 14th@ 10AMREGULAR SUMMER CLUB HOURS REGULAR SUMMER CLUB HOURS 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMEXTENDED DAY OPTIONS EXTENDED DAY OPTIONS 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM SESSION 1MONDAY, JUNE 26th - THURSDAY, JUNE 29thSESSION 2* *WEDNESDAY*, JULY 5th - THURSDAY, JULY 6th*No program held Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday July 4thSESSION 3MONDAY, JULY 10th - THURSDAY, JULY 13thSESSION 4MONDAY, JULY 17th - THURSDAY, JULY 20thSESSION 5 MONDAY, JULY 24th - THURSDAY, JULY 27thSESSION 6* MONDAY, JULY 31st - WEDNESDAY*, AUGUST 2nd*No Extended Day offered Thursday, August 3rd (last day)EXTENDED DAY COSTS:$25 / individual day OREnroll in a full session of Extended Day, and receive a 10% discount!Participants MUST be registered for the coinciding session in order to attend an Extended Day.Costs listed are per participantCosts listed are per participant
Held annually, the Dover Dash 5K and Fun Run are fully organized and managed by the students and coaches of the DSHS Cross-Country Team. Support youth running programs in a fun and family friendly atmosphere - then enjoy Dover Days after your race! Both races will begin and end in front of the Dover American Legion. Walkers and baby strollers are welcome in the 5K event. meRegister this summer at doverdash.racewire.com •2023 DOVER DAYS FAIR•with fall program and event registration opening online in August. Dover Parks and Recreation proudly partners with The Skating Club of Boston’s Skating Academy in Norwood to provide top-notch ice skating lessons for beginners to advanced students developing hockey and/or figure skating skills. Sessions typically run 7-8 weeks, September - June.Erin’s non-competitive and exhilaratingly fun classes feature foundational genres including tap, ballet, and jazz. Students learn the art of dance at their ownpace in a nurturing, personalized environment. Sessions typically run nine weeks throughout the school year!This annual celebration of all things Dover kicks off the fall season and brings the community together like no other event. Meet the owners of many localbusinesses and representatives from various Dover organizations. Bring the whole family along and enjoy food, games, and fun.Dover Days is always a great time for all ages!Each year Dover Parks and Recreation offers a limited numberof vendor booth spaces to local businesses, organizations, non-profits and athletic groups.All booths are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Resident $35 No Electricity $60 with ElectricityNon-Resident $45 No Electricity $70 with Electricity Booth registration open from June 1st until August 31st at doverrec.activityreg.comth thErin’s School of DanceErin’s School of Dancewill return in September at St. Dunstan’s!•FALL PROGRAMS SNEAK PEEK•