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.
2019 Summer Programming Schedule
The Somers Recreation is proud to share the 2019 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 24. *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.
Discounts for Somers residents!
Summer Art Camp at Somers High School
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.
Discounts for Somers residents AND siblings!
Somers Spartan Basketball Camp
Somers Spartan Basketball Camp will run from July 22 through July 26. Camp runs Monday-Friday: 8am-2pm at Mabelle B. Avery Middle School. View a program flyer HERE.
Discounts available for siblings!
PLAY-WELL LEGO™ STEM CAMPS
Intro to STEM with LEGO Materials (AM:8:30-11): Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Trains, Helicopters, Treehouses, and Beam Bridges. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. Ages 5-6.
STEM Challenge with LEGO Materials (PM: 12-2:30) : Level up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Gear Cars, Gondolas, Merry-Go-Rounds, and Scissor Lifts. 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 7-12.
IncrediFlix Movie & Animation Camp
This summer’s movie & animation camps are for children ages 7-13 and will take place at MBA from August 12-16.
Action Flix will run in the morning with Minecract Movie Flix in the afternoon. Full day registration options available.
Action Flix (AM: 9-11:30) ): 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.
Minecraft Movie Flix (PM: 12-2:30): This camp is made for lovers of Minecraft, animation and stop motion alike! New for 2019, more set design features like flowing lava-rivers and flickering torches! Using stop-motion animation students will bring Steve, Alex, the creepers, and more to life in a movie they’ll storyboard, shoot, and voice-over in age appropriate groups. *Flix downloadable within a month after camp ends.
2019-20 BASES Programs at SES
Adult CoEd Kickball
Join certified Kripalu yoga instructor Diana Gunther in a stimulating and fun class designed to strengthen, tone, increase flexibility, and improve the function of all body systems. You’ll enjoy the benefits after your very first class. Easy to follow instruction & a down-to-earth atmosphere.
Where: Kibbe Fuller Gym
Time: Tuesday/Thursday: 6:00PM & Saturday: 10:00-11:00AM
Contact Diana Gunther at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on program scheduling and pricing options.
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.