Recreation Announcements & News

RECREATION PROGRAMMING UPDATE

All Somers Recreation Programs are now suspended until further notice.

Somers Recreation Department staff will continue to monitor updates and will share additional information as appropriate.  We will continue to do our part in working towards keeping residents informed and healthy. 
 
 

Mission Statement

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.

 

 

2019-20 BASES Programs at SES

Before & After School Enrichment Services 
 
 
Somers Recreation Department is proud to offer BEFORE & AFTER School child care options at Somers Elementary School through the BASES Program.  NEW  Before School Program start time of 7:00AM beginning in August!  Openings available for the entire 2019-20 school year.  Register today to ensure your spot!
 
Registration is organized on a month by month basis. The registration deadline for a given month period is the 15th of the previous month (ex: The October month period registration deadline is September 15).  Please have the dates that you plan to have your Student(s) attend the program ready at registration.  
 
View a flyer for the programs HERE.
 
Join us for engaging and fun mornings and/or afternoons in the 2019-20 BASES Program!
 

Pickleball

The Recreation Department has Pickleball equipment available for use.  If you are interested in getting a great work out while having some friendly competition, come try Pickleball.  It is a fun game for all ages and all abilities.
 
Please call the Rec Department at 860-265-3840 to check availability. The equipment can be picked up at the Rec Department office located at 93 Egypt Road, Monday - Friday from 7am-4pm.

Kripalu Yoga

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.

Who:                All ages welcomed
When:              Tuesday evening
                       Thursday evening
                        Saturday morning

Where:             Kibbe Fuller Gym

Time:               Tuesday/Thursday: 6:00PM & Saturday: 10:00-11:00AM

Contact Diana Gunther at dianagyoga@gmail.com for more information on program scheduling and pricing options.

Recreation Subsidy Program

 
The Somers Recreation Department, in conjunction with Somers Human Services Department, is proud to announce the new Recreation Subsidy Program.  The Recreation Subsidy Program is available to Somers residents and is based upon Federal Poverty Guidelines.  Applicants are eligible for the subsidy on a sliding scale. 
 
Applicants should contact Christina Cenac in Social Services at 860-265-7551 to inquire about the Recreation Subsidy Program or to complete an application.  You can view a Recreation Subsidy application HERE 
 
 
For complete information on the Recreation Subsidy Program, including the Somers Recreation Department camps eligible for the program, please click the Policy Page link HERE.
 
Information on the guidelines used for subsidy eligibility & allocation can be found HERE.

Thank You

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.

Refund Policy

The Somers Recreation Department will provide a full refund when a program is cancelled. All refund requests for a program that has not been cancelled must be submitted at least one week prior to the start of the program. Refunds will not be issued once a program begins unless there is an injury or illness which prohibits active participation in the program and is documented by a physician. No refunds will be issued without a Refund Request Form. If a refund is granted, the amount will be pro-rated to reflect the number of remaining days in the program from the date the Refund Request was submitted.

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