Welcome to the Somers Recreation Department official website! The mission of the Somers Recreation Department is to enhance the quality of life of our residents and strengthen the bonds of community by offering diverse and affordable recreational and cultural programs in welcoming and safe parks and recreation facilities. We strive to make fitness, health, and wellness a priority for people of all ages. We aim to create a happy and healthy community where residents come together to play, learn, and live.
NFL Youth Flag Football
Spartan Summer Wrestling
Spartan Summer Wrestling is committed to teaching our youth the fundamentals of hard work, discipline, respect, and teamwork through the sport of wrestling. Our program is open to ages 5-18 and all ability levels are welcome. The summer program will focus on the basic principles of wrestling, body control, building strength, and most importantly having fun! If you've ever been curious about the sport this is your chance to give it a try.
This *new program* will run Thursday nights, 6:00-8:00 PM, from
July 12th through August 30th at the Somers High School wrestling room (enter
through the main entrance, up the stairs, first door on the right). Kids
can join the program at any time throughout the summer.
If you have any questions please contact our head coach Adam Rivard at 860-798-8837 or SomersYouthWrestling@gmail.com.
2018 Summer Camp Schedule
The Somers Recreation is proud to share the 2018 summer camp schedule. Registration for all programs are now open. If you have any questions please contact the Somers Recreation Department at 860-265-3840. Please see the table below for all camp listings:
Camp runs Monday-Friday for 8 consecutive weeks beginning June 25. *Note: Week 2 will be 4 days due to the July 4 holiday. Campers ages 5-12. Have a child interested in attending camp who is older than 12? Contact the Somers Recreation Department and ask about the Counselor in Training Program.
Regular camp hours are 8:30am-4:00pm. We offer extended care hours before and after camp: Beforecare from 7:30am-8:30am & Aftercare from 4pm-5:30pm. Early registration discounts and late fees apply. Discount for Somers residents! See the table below:
We invite our youngest campers to Small Fry Camp! Campers will experience different themes and days filled with songs, games, snacks, arts & crafts, and indoor & outdoor activities. Join us at Mabelle B. Avery Middle School, Monday through Friday from 9am-noon for the 2018 Small Fry Camp! Camp will run for 5 consecutive weeks beginning July 9. Weekly themes including ROCKET INTO SPACE, RAINFOREST ADVENTURE, and UNDER THE OCEAN! Our camps are reasonably priced, expertly staffed and all staff are certified in CPR and First Aid. Most importantly camp is FUN! Camp is for children ages 3 to 6. Campers must be toilet trained.
Discounts for Somers residents!
This week-long camp is for players entering grades 2-12 & will be held outside, on the paved playground area behind SES.
The goal at Futsal & Street soccer is to increase a player’s personal kill while increasing his/her appreciation and affection for the game. The priority in futsal is to motivate players in an environment that is conducive to learning.
SOMLAX Lacrosse Camp
The *ORIGINAL* Summer Art Camp is back for 2018! The original program structure and instructors will return to Somers High School to offer their beloved program for 4 consecutive weeks beginning July 9 through August 3.
Join Somers High School teachers Mary Curran, Sarah Burda, and Kyle Kipfer who will be offering personalized, creative, and FUN art instruction for all ages: ELEMENTARY (Grades 2-5), MIDDLE (Grades 6-9) and ADULT (entering grades 10-Adult).
This program offers a variety of unique art disciplines to cater to all artists, of any age! Morning (9-11:30am) & Afternoon (12-2:30pm) sessions available. Students taking morning and afternoon classes will have a half hour supervised lunch break.
Prices and dates for each class listed below. Full class descriptions are available HERE or available by clicking the PROGRAMS tab and selecting a class:
DISCOVER GOLF CAMP at Cedar Knob Golf Course
Is your child interested in learning a game he/she can play for a lifetime from a professional? Somers Rec is partnering with Cedar Knob Golf Course to offer the “Discover Golf” Camp. Learn the fundamentals of golf from a PGA Professional while making new friends! The DISCOVER GOLF CAMP at Cedar Knob Golf Course will run from 9am-noon at Cedar Knob Golf Course in Somers.
Somers Spartan Basketball Camp
The Somers Spartan Basketball Camp will return for a second summer in 2018 after an incredibly successful first year. Keep improving on what you learned during the winter season! The program includes daily skill development to improve your game and increase your confidence, as well as daily games. There will also be a unique lecture each day by a variety of different industry professionals. You never know who might show up! Current and former SHS players will comprise our staff for this fun and informative camp.
Somers Spartan Basketball Camp will run from July 23 through July 27. Camp runs Monday-Friday: 8am-2pm at Mabelle B. Avery Middle School.
Discounts available for siblings!
Play-Well STEM Camps will be offered Monday-Friday from July 30 through August 3 at Mabelle B. Avery Middle School.
Intro to STEM with LEGO Materials (AM): Give your imagination a boost with tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as cities, garbage trucks, catamarans, and dinosaurs. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. This is a new curriculum, separate from what was offered last summer. Perfect for returning and new builders! Ages 5-6.
This summer’s movie & animation camps are for children ages 7-13 and will take place at MBA from August 6-10.
Action Flix: Use green screen, camera tricks, & special FX to create an action-packed live-action adventure movie! Collaborate with your group as you write, act, & direct in this INCREDIbly exciting camp where you'll be taught Hollywood stunts to thrill the entire audience. *Flix downloadable within a month after camp ends.
Imagination Flix: There are no limits to where your imagination can take you! You and your group will brainstorm, film movies on a green screen background, and add voice-overs to clay characters that you create. *Flix downloadable within a month after camp ends.
NFL Youth Flag Football - Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Recreation Subsidy Program
Somers Recreation Department would like to extend a sincere "thank you" to the hundreds of volunteers who contribute thousands of hours to help make recreation in Somers function and flourish. Somers Recreation Department programs and classes, our youth sports teams and leagues, and the outstanding special events offered in town are the result of community-wide assistance and support. Recreation in Somers is truly a collaborative effort, and the hard work of our community members results in outstanding and diverse recreational opportunities for our residents.