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If you have any Park maintenance issues please remember to call 311.  You may also visit the 311 website.

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Summer Enrichment Programs

Registration begins on Monday, May 12th with each site having a specific day.  See the schedule in the chart below.

Registration will take place in the Park Department's Recreation Office (at 200 Trafton Road) from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (or until sites are filled)

NOTE:  There is a $3.00 fee to enter the park for registration

Cost:  $50/Child for the first child and $25 for each addition sibling (CASH ONLY!)

***** THIS CHARGE IS A NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION FEE *****

Ages:  7 - 12 (must be 7 by July 1 and not turn 13 before July 1)

*****BIRTH CERTIFICATES ARE REQUIRED TO REGISTER*****

*****ONLY PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS MAY REGISTER A CHILD*****

EACH PROGRAM ACCEPTS 70 CHILDREN.  REGISTRATION IS ON FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS.

Parents of children attending the Forest Park ECOS program will have to pay each time they enter the park throughout the summer.  If your child(ren) are attending this program you may want to purchase a season pass.

Quality Summer Enrichment Programs

Programs run Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Programs begin on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 and run through August 1, 2014

  • Thematic-Based Programs
  • Hands-on activities
  • Swimming
  • Field Trips
  • Recreation
  • Breakfast and lunch provided

REGISTRATION SCHEDULE

 ***** AS NOTED BELOW, ALL OF OUR PROGRAMS ARE FULL *****

Program Site

Theme

Registration Date

Registration Location

Chestnut

***** THIS PROGRAM IS FULL *****

Nature

Monday, May 12

Forest Park Recreation Office

Duggan

***** THIS PROGRAM IS FULL *****

Fitness and Nutrition

Monday, May 12

Cyr Arena

Bowles

***** THIS PROGRAM IS FULL *****

Arts

Wednesday, May 14

Forest Park Recreation Office

Forest Park ECOS

***** THIS PROGRAM IS FULL *****

Watershed

Thursday, May 15

Cyr Arena

Forest Park Middle School

***** THIS PROGRAM IS FULL *****

*****THIS PROGRAM IS BY INVITATION ONLY*****

Springfield Summer Leadership Program

Friday, May 16

Cyr Arena

 

 

 

Valley Advocate Votes Forest Park Best Public Park 2013!

With 736 acres of open space and a variety of recreation options for the whole family, Forest Park, the crown jewel of Springfield, has been voted the best public park in the Pioneer Valley by the Valley Advocate!  Stop by today to see what’s blooming!

 

For more information on park amenities and hours, visit

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Afterschool programs

Open on October 21, 2013

Looking for a free afterschool program that provides a safe, fun-filled environment for your children with lots of opportunities for hands-on educational and recreational activities to support what they do during the school day? The Recreation Division of the Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management (DPBRM) runs six afterschool programs at three elementary and three middle schools located throughout the city and funded by the Springfield Public Schools. 

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Springfield's 375th Anniversary

Springfield is celebrating big time.  It's our 375th anniversary and you are invited to take a peak at what's in store for our city.  Visit the official website for details.

"Firsts Things First - Celebrating Springfield"

The City of 50 Firsts!

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Public skating

Public skating is offered at Cyr Arena in Forest Park on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7:00 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. and Sundays from 2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. beginning on Friday, October 4.  There is a $5.00 admission fee ($3.00 for youth) and a $4.00 skate rental fee.  Birthday parties may be scheduled please call 787-6438 after 4:00 p.m. for booking and fee information.

Sports leagues

The Springfield Department of Parks, Buildings & Recreation Management offers a variety of recreational sports leagues to city residents. Want to register someone for a particular sport? Here's a list of contacts.








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