Chester Parks and Recreation

Posted on November 29, 2017 · Posted in Bulletin Board

Chester Parks and Recreation

Celebrating Community through People, Parks and Programs!

860-526-0013 extension 223, parkrec@chesterct.org

Call or visit our webpage for more program information.

ALL REGISTRATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE AT: http://chesterct.org/?page_id=7810

OR LINK TO THE FORMS BELOW.

2018 Youth Basketball Game Schedule 

TEAM KEY

FOR GRADES 2 THROUGH 6

Recreational Basketball Schedule

DUE NOW:  2018 Grades K and 1 ROOKIE BASKETBALL CLINIC REGISTRATION

Boys’ Grades 4-6 Recreational Basketball Open Gym Flyer &Chester, Deep River, Essex Grades 4-6 Boys’ Open Gym Registration

 There is NO FEE for the boys’ basketball open gym program.

 

 

MARCH MADNESS FAMILY EVENT

FOR CHESTER YOUTH BASKETBALL PLAYERS AND THEIR PARENTS ON

FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018, WITH A GAME SCHEDULE BETWEEN 5:30 AND 8:00PM

AT THE CHESTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GYM FOR

GRADES K THROUGH 6 VERSUS PARENTS AND COACHES! 

ENJOY A PIZZA DINNER WITH YOUR FRIENDS!  There is no charge or registration for this program.

 

YOUTH PROGRAMS:

Join the Park & Rec Staff for Days off of School and Early Dismissals!

 

Hotshot Contest

Friday, January 12, 1:15 until 4:15pm at Chester Elementary School

This program is open to children in grades 3 through age 15, but only those who are at least 9 years old by 12/31/17 are eligible to compete in the State contest.  The high scorer from each age and gender group will be required to complete the Connecticut Recreation and Parks Association Hotshot registration form and present a birth certificate to compete on the State level.  Please bring a water bottle and wear sneakers.  The fee is $15. The snow Date is February 16.

HOTSHOT CONTEST REGISTRATION, HOTSHOT FLYER, STATE HOTSHOT FORM

Youth Lacrosse Clinic

A Lacrosse clinic for boys and girls in grades 2 through 8 will be held at Chester Elementary School on Thursday, March 8, following the early dismissal until 4:15.  Students will learn basic skills and rules with experienced coaches and players.  Learn a new sport or practice your skills for spring.  All levels are welcome.  Sticks, balls, mouth guards and goggles will be provided, but students may bring their own equipment.  The fee is $10 for the class and $15 per family.

LACROSSE REGISTRATION, LACROSSE FLYER

American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training

American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training will be held in the Community Meeting Room in the Chester Town Hall for students in grade 5 through age 15.  The course is offered on Friday, March 9, from 8:45am until 3:45pm, a day when school is not in session.  The training will help participants develop skills in leadership and professionalism, basic care, safety and safe play, and first aid.  The fee is $45.

AMERICAN RED CROSS BABYSITTER’S TRAINING REGISTRATION, BABYSITTERS TRAINING FLYER

 

The Elementary Schools are dismissed early on

Thursday, March 22 & Friday, March 23.

Contact us at

860-526-0013 extension 223

or

parkrec@chesterct.org

if you would like to join our Camp Staff

at the Chester Town Hall from 1:15 until 4:15pm

for special programming.

 

SCIENCE FUN WITH LINDA CANTERBURY AND TYLER SAUNDERS.

Karate for Students ages 5 to 15          

Karate classes for youth of all ages with instructor Tammy Marino, are held in the Community Meeting Room at Chester Town Hall.  The program is held on Mondays, from 5:00 until 6:00pm.  Session 3 is offered on January 22, 29, February 5, 12, and 19Session 4 will meet on February 26, March 5, 12, 19, and 26Session 5 is held on April 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 and Session 6 on May 7, 14, 21, June 4, and 11.  The cost of the program is $45, payable to “Tammy Marino”, for each five class session. 

KARATE REGISTRATION, KARATE POSTER

 

 

ADULT PROGRAMS:

BALLROOM DANCING

SWING, FOXTROT, CHACHA, RUMBA, WALTZ, HUSTLE

With Instructor Karen Pfrommer from Dance in Rhythm, LLC

Mondays, 6:00-7:00pm at the Chester Meeting House

Couples or Singles

Session 2: January 22, 29, February 5, 12

Session 3: March 12, 19, 26, April 2

REGISTRATION IS $40 PER PERSON FOR 4 CLASSES.

Weather make-up dates are February 22 and April 9.

 

BALLROOM DANCING REGISTRATION, Ballroom Dancing Poster

 

 

ALL LEVELS OF Yoga in Chester

Participate any Tuesday Night, 5:45pm

$10 drop in fee payable to the instructor the evenings you attend

CHESTER TOWN HALL

2ND FLOOR COMMUNITY ROOM

YOGA REGISTRATION, YOGA FLYER

 

ADULT RECREATIONAL BASKETBALL

Recreational Basketball for adults is held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, from 7:30 until 9:30pm in the Chester Elementary School gym through April 12.  This program does not meet during conflicting school events or when school is cancelled or dismissed early due to weather.  The fee of $10 for a Chester Resident and $15 for a nonresident, for the season, is required with a signed registration form, before participating.  Adult Recreational Basketball Registration

 

American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED Classes at the Chester Town Hall

$35 for one class, $45 for both classes  *Free to Chester Parks and Recreation Staff and Volunteers

CPR/AED  on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 5:30pm-8:00pm (and/or) First Aid on Friday, March 23, 2018, 5:30pm-8:00pm

Registration for American Red Cross First Aid-CPR-AED, First Aid and CPR Poster

 

CAUTION

THE ICE IN CHESTER IS NOT MONITORED FOR SAFETY

 

Substitute Lifeguard Positions Available

CONTACT US AT parkrec@chesterct.org or 203 Middlesex Avenue, 06412 BY MARCH 15TH.

Chester Parks and Recreation is accepting letters of interest for the position of Substitute Lifeguard at Cedar Lake Beach for the summer of 2018.  Applicants must hold current Lifeguard Training certification or be completing the training by June, 2018.  Successful applicants will perform duties as a Lifeguard and a Camp Counselor, based on the needs of the Department.  Full-time employees work between 30 and 40 hours per week and must be available for at least 9 weeks during the 10 week season.  Those interested in part-time employment may be considered. The rate of pay starts at $11.00 per hour and increases with experience.

 

CHESTER’S SUMMER CAMP HAS IT ALL, WITH A STAFF THAT IS UNSURPASSED!

JOIN US THIS SUMMER FOR:

NATURE & ART on Mondays, SWIMMING, WATER SAFETY & TEAM CHALLENGES on Tuesdays, SWIMMING, COOPERATION PROJECTS & OUTDOOR COOKING on Wednesdays, SCIENCE & ART on Thursdays, FIELD TRIPS on Fridays, SPORTS, CRAFTS, GAMES, & FUN every day(!) the weeks of June 25, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, and August 13.

MAKE A SPLASH AT OUR SUMMER CAMP!

FOR CHILDREN ENTERING GRADES K THROUGH 7

2018 CAMP REGISTRATION

CALANDER OF ACTIVITIES COMING SOON!

Our Camp Counselors are Certified Lifeguards.

Open to children entering grades 1 through 6 from 8:15am until 3:45pm, the weeks of June 25, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, and August 13, at Chester Elementary School on Mondays, Thursdays and severe weather days, and Cedar Lake on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  If the camp meets at the school on Tuesday or Wednesday due to weather, Thursday will be held at the lake that week.  The children take field trips on Fridays.  The fee is $130 per child, per week, and payable at the time of registration.  The weeks of June 25 and August 6 are also open to students entering grade 7 and the weeks of July 9 and July 30 (SEE KINDER-CAMP BELOW) are open to children entering Kindergarten, too!   The weeks of July 9, 16, 23, and 30 include, at no additional charge, optional swimming lessons the days the program meets at Cedar Lake.  All Kinder-Camp children participate in swimming lessons. KINDER-CAMP  for children ENTERING KINDERGARTEN  has staff and programming designed specifically to meet the needs of younger children. Activities include games, sports, crafts, nature, teacher led swimming and story time.  The children have their own teachers, lunch time, and activities in their own group running concurrently with our grades 1 through 6 camp, at the same location the weeks of July 9 and July 30. Our camp fee includes all program and field trip expenses, except lunch.  Children do not need to be Chester residents to attend.