October 6, 2022

Essex Park and Recreation Summer Program Update

Brochure 2013It never too early to start planning for Summer!!! Are you and your children ready for Tons of Summer Fun? Registration for Essex Park and Recreation summer camps has begun.

Join Essex Park and Recreation, as we host a variety of Great Summer Camps.  Complete program information including registration, times, dates & fees can be found on our web site: www.essexct.gov. Choose the Department tab then choose Park and Recreation. For More information contact 860-767-4340 x110

Slamma Jamma Basketball Camp – Join the 2013 Class M Champions-Valley Regional High School Players & Coaches. The camp is built on individual instruction and fundamentals. The goal of the camps is to provide instruction that will help your child become a better basketball player. As the saying goes “Basketball players are made during the summer and perform in the winter.” Every camper gets a Slamma-Jamma T-shirt, Basketball, and Certificate.
Running Rams Track & Field Camp – Instruction in most of the track and field events from some of the area’s best coaches, eight in all, at one of the finest venues in Connecticut…Valley Regional HS in Deep River, CT. Campers will enjoy plenty of instruction, plenty of snacks, juice, water, plenty of breaks and awards at the conclusion of Friday’s final session.

Summer Tennis Clinics at Valley Regional High School Courts- Tennis Pro and Valley Regional Girls Varsity Coach Gary Ribchinsky will be teaching the fundamentals of tennis: ground-strokes, volley, serve, and game play in the clinics designed for ages 6 – 15

Shoreline Girls LAX Clinic – Join Valley Regional HS Girls LAX Coach Greg Ruel, along with a coaching staff of USL certified coaches, club coaches & college and high school Players. No prior LAX experience required. Girls will be taught the fundamental and technical skills that will help them to become stronger all—around players.  The girls will be put in to different game environments where they will gain confidence and field mobility while increasing their comfort level on the field.  Enjoy great coaching, gear food & Fun!!

We offer several other great summer programs such as Summer Day Camp with some really great themed activities, field trips and games. Chose the weeks you would like to attend- just one week or all eight! Sports Squirts a great way to introduce kids ages 3 -5 to a variety of different sports. Baseball Camp with “Between the Lines”, Skyhawk’s Beach Volleyball & Golf is also being offered. Returning again this summer is Shoreline Gymnastics Camp – another great opportunity designed to teach basic gymnastics skills, while increasing confidence.