Park & Rec Commission Announces 2011 Summer Programs

June 14th, 2011

Lyme Park and Recreation

2011

Summer Programs and Activities

Lyme Park and Recreation is pleased to offer the following summer programs and activities into the summer schedule for the citizens of Lyme.  We are also very excited to bring a few new activities into the summer schedule.  Some will be offered to Old Lyme residents as well.  Please fill out the appropriate form(s) and return them as soon as possible to the Lyme Town Hall at 480 Hamburg Rd. Lyme, CT. 06371 attention to Park and Rec. or Jason Thornton.  DO NOT SEND FORMS INTO SCHOOL!      Should you have any questions, please contact Jason Thornton at 860-598-9344.

 

 

 

 

4TH OF JULY TOWN PARADE, PICNIC, AND CONCERT

Date: Monday, July 4th

Location: Begins at Camp Claire on Cove Rd.

Ends at The Grange for food, music, and games.

The Cove Road 4th of July parade has been a Lyme tradition for years.  Participants in the parade should gather between 9:00 and 10:00am at Camp Claire.  The Parade will convene at 10:00 or when everyone is ready.  Lyme Parks and Recreation will be providing food and fun activities at the Grange following the parade. Look for additional advertised information as the 4th draws near.  No registration required.  Two for the Show will be performing following the parade.

 

UK INTERNATIONAL SOCCER CAMP

 

Date: June 27 – July 1     Location – Townwoods

Ages 6-16 $104/Monday – Friday, 9:00AM-12:00 noon

Ages 4-6 $73/Monday-Friday, 9:00AM-10:30AM

 or 10:30AM-12:00 noon

Advanced training for the 11-18 year old player.  Innovative curriculum and assessment.  Participants will receive a soccer ball, T-shirt, and evaluation. Please bring a water bottle and shin guards each day.  Brochures and registration forms for this activity are available in the Lyme Town Hall.  Would you like a coach to stay with your family?  If you are interested in housing a coach, please check the appropriate box on the MLS registration form.  Open to Lyme and Old Lyme residents.  If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Hallahan at 434-2580.

CHILDREN’S ARTS AND CRAFTS

 

Date: July 11 – 15 Monday – Friday

Location: Lyme Consolidated School Cafeteria

Fee: None

Join Sue Fiscus to create arts and crafts projects working with a variety of mediums, such as clay, paints, chalk, beads and tissue paper.  Open to all children entering Kindergarten through 5th grade. Kindergarten  through 2nd grade will meet from 8:45AM – 10:45 AM.  Grades 3 through 5 will meet from 11:00 – 2:00.  Please send a nutritious snack and juice box with your child each day and BRING A SMOCK!  Be prompt when picking up your children as our instructors have other commitments.  Limit of 12 participants per session. Open to Lyme residents only. To register, please complete registration form and return to Sue Fiscus at 4 Squire Hill RD. Old Lyme.

For any questions call Sue at 434-3979.

 

 

SWIMMING LESSONS

 

Date: July 18 – 22 & July 25 – 29 between 10:00 and 1:00, half hour time slots depending on level placement.

 Placement will be on Monday, July 18 between 10:00 and 11:30

Location: Eno Residence, 75 Tantorantum Road, Lyme

Fee: none

Open to all children entering kindergarten and up.  All swimmers should attend on Monday, July 18th sometime between 10:00 and 11:30 for level placement and class assignment.  Since this activity is held at a private home, parents/guardians must remain on site to supervise their children.  Open to Lyme residents only.  To register, complete registration form and return to the Lyme Town Hall, 480 Hamburg Road.  Any questions call Trudy Burgess at 860-434-5955.

 

New This Summer

 

Art Programs with Kristen Thornton

To register or any questions please contact Kristen at 598-9344 or email at kristenthornton@aol.com

 

Mini Workshops

 At Lyme School – Cafeteria

9:30 – 11:30

Ages 7 – 11

$22 most supplies are included

June 30 – Cupcake decorating – celebrate the start to summer!

July 20 – Jewelry – Not just for girls – Summer braided hemp bracelets and necklaces.

July 21 – Tie Dye – crazy colored summer wear and accessories.

July 22 – Fairy houses

 

Art Club

Each week we will meet for 2 hours at a different location to draw or paint some local treasures like Guillette’s castle, Devils Hopyard, and local farms. The times and locations will be determined weekly, to provide a flexible schedule throughout the summer.  Sign up per week at $15 per session. There will be a minimum of 4 students to run it each week. It will be open to students age 10 to 14 who are serious about art. If interested and to get a list of supplies call Kristen at 598-9344 or email at kristenthornton@aol.com

  MAD SCIENCE CAMPS

 

Located at the Lyme Consolidated School Cafeteria

$119 – Crazy Chemistry Ages 5-12

July 18 – 22, from 9:00am to noon

Ooey Gooey Slime, and glow in the dark concoctions await you in the world of Crazy Chemistry. Make secret messages, and explore all the states of matter. You become the Mad Scientist in this incredible week of hands on activities.

$125 – N.A.S.A Academy of Future Space Explorers Ages 5-12

August 1 – 5, from 9:00am to noon

This stellar program is your ticket to the stars! Watch star dust burn, and journey through a soapy galaxy as you investigate the life cycleof stars! Use your bead dipper to create a 3 -dimensional glow-in the dark constellation. Investigate the four forces of flight, and explore the science involved in rocket construction as you build your own Rocket to take home.

 

To register fill out the form and mail with check to the Lyme Town Hall or contact Mad Science of Southeastern CT to pay with a credit card. Call 860 376-9451or register online at WWW.MADSCIENCE.ORG/SECONN.

 

ROWING

 

For further information, questions, and to register go to oldlymerowing.org

2009 Summer Sailing Lessons At Hamburg Cove Yacht Club

The Hamburg Cove Yacht Club and the Lyme Park and Recreation Department are offering a Junior Sailing Program at The Hamburg Cove Yacht Club on Cove Road in Lyme this summer. The program is open to students between the ages of 9 and 15 and is focused on the beginner to intermediate level. Four, one-week sessions will be offered July 18 -22nd (Wk1), July25-29th(Wk2,. Week 3(Aug 1-5th) & Week 4 (Aug. 8-12th) . All classes are from 9 AM to 3 PM.  Inquire about scholarship opportunities. Certified instructors will teach the program. In the interests of safety, we do require that the students are able to demonstrate rudimentary swimming ability. Registration will be open from April 15th to June 15th 2009. If interested, please call George Mooney at 434-6023 for further information or go to www.hcyc.com.

 

Baseball with Between the Lines

 

Monday – Thursday,August 8 -11th rainy day make up the 12th

Townwoods field

Fee – $125

To register go to www.betweenthelinessports.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summertime Play Dates

for kindergartners and 3rd graders attending Lyme School this fall

Please join us for any (or all) of the following play dates

on the Lyme School playground:

Saturday, July 16th, 10-11 a.m.

Wednesday, August 10th, 6-7 p.m.

Saturday, August 27th, 10-11 a.m.

Water and fruit punch will be provided by the PTO.

Questions? Call Karen at 860-434-6319 or Liz at 860-434-3285.

We hope to see you there!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTES

∙Please use separate registration forms for each family member.

∙Brochures for other camps/programs are available at the town hall.

∙Pre-registration is required for all programs except the 4th of July Picnic.  Please be considerate of those coordinating, leading, and ordering materials for programs by registering early.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the volunteers, parents, coaches, and participants who make these programs possible.  If you are interested in volunteering or coaching please contact Jason Thornton at 598-9344.

BEST WISHES FOR A FUN, HEALTHY,

AND SAFE SUMMER!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LYME PARKS AND RECREATION

Lyme Parks and Rec. Art and Crafts Summer Program Registration 2009

July 11 – 15

 

Participant’s Name:_____________________________________Grade_________

Address:_______________________________________________________________

Phone:________________________________________________________________

             (list both phone and cell# please)

Emergency Contact:___________________________________________________

                                            (Name)                                       (phone#)

I give my consent for my child to participate in the following program and signing this form, I understand that I will assume all responsibility for any accidents or injuries incurred.

Parent or Legal Guardian:_____________________________________________

Is there anything we should know about your child medically or otherwise?_____________________________________________________________

 

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Arts and crafts will be held in the Lyme Consolidated School Cafeteria.  Please register my child for: (Please select only one.) Class size is limited to only 12.

Kindergarten through 2nd grade:____________8:45 – 10:45am

Grade 3-5____________________________11:00am – 2:00

Return completed forms to: Sue Fiscus at 4 Squire Hill RD. Old Lyme.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mad Science Camps

Session 1 – Crazy Chemistry:  July 18 – 22          Session 2 – N.A.S.A:  Aug. 1 -5

 

Participant’s Name:____________________ Grade:________ Session:_____________________

Address:__________________________________________________________________________

Phone:____________________________________________________________________________

             (list both home phone and cell# please)

Emergency Contact:_______________________________________________________________

                                            (Name)                                       (phone#)

I give my consent for my child to participate in the following program and signing this form, I understand that I will assume all responsibility for any accidents or injuries incurred.

Parent or Legal Guardian:_________________________________________________________

Is there anything we should know about your child medically or otherwise?________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lyme Parks and Rec. Summer Swimming Program Registration 2009

Program runs for two weeks

July 18-22 and July 25-29

Placement is Monday July 18th 10:00-11:30

 

Participant’s Name:____________________________________ Age:______________________

Address:__________________________________________________________________________

Phone:____________________________________________________________________________

             (list both phone and cell# please)

Emergency Contact:_______________________________________________________________

                                            (Name)                                       (phone#)

I give my consent for my child to participate in the following program and signing this form, I understand that I will assume all responsibility for any accidents or injuries incurred.

Parent or Legal Guardian:_________________________________________________________

Is there anything we should know about your child medically or otherwise?________________________________________________________________________