December 17, 2018

Essex Park & Rec. Announces Summer Program Schedule

Summer Camp

The Essex Park and Recreation Department has announced the following schedule of summer programs:

BUS TRIP – Lobster Bake in Gloucester & Rockport on Cape Ann

Essex Park and Recreation will be offering a bus trip to the Lobster Bake in Gloucester, on June 13. The program will cost $121 per person and includes: luxury motor coach transportation, a tour director, Lobster Bake at the Gloucester House, a visit to the Fisherman’s statue, and leisure time in Rockport at Bearskin Neck. What’s on the menu at the Gloucester House? 1 lobster, ½ chicken, or steak with corn, potato and lemonade, each prepared to perfection. Busses will depart from Madison commuter Parking Lot at 7:00AM and depart from Gloucester at 5:00PM.

For more information or registration, visit www.essexct.gov/park-and-recreation . You may also call the office at 860-767-4340 x110 or email recreation@essexct.gov.

SUMMER CAMP

Join Essex Park and Recreation for an exciting, engaging Summer Camp. Essex Park and Recreation will offer eight Summer Camp sessions, the first starting on June 22. Campers grades K-7 (fall 2015) will enjoy water games, fun gym and field activities, arts and crafts and much more. Camp meets Monday-Friday from 8:30AM-3:30PM and the registration fee is $125 per camper, with the exception of Week 2 which has a registration fee of $105.

For more information or registration, visit www.essexct.gov/park-and-recreation . You may also call the office at 860-767-4340 x110 or email recreation@essexct.gov.

SUMMER CLINIC

Tennis Essex Park and Recreation is offering a series of week long Summer Tennis Clinics with Gary Ribchinsky, starting June 22. The clinics are designed to teach the fundamentals of tennis while featuring individual, group, and age appropriate instruction. The program will focus on improving all facets of the game with an emphasis on fun and success. Registration fee is $70 and open to children ages 5-15. Sessions will meet Monday – Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. throughout the summer.

For more information or registration, visit www.essexct.gov/park-and-recreation . You may also call the office at 860-767-4340 x110 or email recreation@essexct.gov.

SUMMER CAMP-RUNNING RAMS

Essex Park and Recreation will be offering Running Rams Track and Field camp with local resident and Old Saybrook High School Track and Field Coach Pete Capezzone. The camp will feature instruction for several track and field disciplines. Each day will also include a fun activity, such as ice cream sundae night, pizza night or an awards ceremony. The program runs Monday through Friday starting June 22, from 5-8PM, at Valley Regional High School. Registration fee is $130 and open to children ages 6-15.

For more information or registration, visit www.essexct.gov/park-and-recreation . You may also call the office at 860-767-4340 x110 or email recreation@essexct.gov.

SUMMER CAMP – SLAMMA JAMMA

Essex Park and Recreation is offering Slamma Jamma Basketball Camp with Kevin Woods and VRHS Players at Valley Regional High School. The camp is focused on individual instruction and fundamentals. Children in grades K-8 (fall 2015) can participate and registration fee varies by session. Fee includes basketball, t-shirt, and certificate.

For more information or registration, visit www.essexct.gov/park-and-recreation . You may also call the office at 860-767-4340 x110 or email recreation@essexct.gov.

SUMMER CAMP – BASEBALL

Essex Park and Recreation will be offering a Baseball Camp with Jeff Riggs and Between the Lines Staff this summer from July 13-16 at Comstock Park, 9AM-1PM. The camp will help improve overall baseball skills and will be taught through drills, technique instruction and various games. Registration fee is $150 and open to children ages 6-12.

For more information or registration, visit www.essexct.gov/park-and-recreation . You may also call the office at 860-767-4340 x110 or email recreation@essexct.gov.

SUMMER CAMP – MADE IN SUMMER GIRLS’S BASKETBALL

Essex Park and Recreation will be offering a “Made in the Summer Girls Basketball Camp” with coaches Matt Mesite and Geoff Konstan. The camp is specifically focused on drills that will improve each camper’s shooting, passing, dribbling, and defense. Camp meets M-F from 5:30-8:00PM, July 13- 17 at John Winthrop Middle School. Registration Fee is $45 and open to girls in grades 5-8. Includes a Jersey for each player.

For more information or registration, visit www.essexct.gov/park-and-recreation . You may also call the office at 860-767-4340 x110 or email recreation@essexct.gov.

SUMMER CAMP– GIRL’S LACROSSE

Essex Park and Recreation is offering a Girls Lacrosse Camp with Coach Greg Ruel. The camp will run August 3-7, from 5:50-8PM at Essex Elementary School. Girls will be taught the fundamental and technical skills designed to make them all-around better players. All lacrosse equipment will be provided by the clinic except a mouth guard (all that is needed is an inexpensive one from Walmart or Target), which is mandatory to participate. The clinic will provide light dinner each night. Registration fee is $105 and open to girls ages 6-15.

For more information or registration, visit www.essexct.gov/park-and-recreation . You may also call the office at 860-767-4340 x110 or email recreation@essexct.gov.

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