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.
Recreation Subsidy Program
SES After School Enrichment Program
The Somers Recreation Department, in conjunction with Somers Elementary School is incredibly pleased to announce that registration is now open for our *new* SES After School Enrichment Program to be located at Somers Elementary School.
The SES After School Enrichment Program will begin on Wednesday, August 30 (first day of school) and will run for the entirety of the 2017-18 Somers school year. The program is open to all Somers Elementary School students: grades K through 5. The SES After School Program will begin each school day (not including scheduled early release dates) at 3:30pm and conclude at 6:00pm. Scheduled operating times of the program will be altered on school days with scheduled early release. The program will not run on school holidays, school snow days, school vacations, or on days with early dismissal due to inclement weather.
Pre-registration is required for participation in the SES After School Program. Individuals can register a child(ren) for the SES After School Enrichment Program by clicking the PROGRAMS tab to the left.
Registration is organized by month. Cost is calculated based on the total number of days, within a month, that your Participant will be in the SES After School Enrichment Program. Please be sure to check that the appropriate number of days are selected to be sure you are not overpaying for the program at check out. Before completing registration, parents/guardians will be prompted to complete the Monthly Attendance Form. Please be sure to fill out the form, with the specific dates that your child(ren) will be participating in the program, completely and accurately.
Sibling discounts available! Click the "sibling rate" program option for adjusted pricing.
Somers Youth Basketball
Somers Youth Basketball has officially begun registration for the 2017-20118 season. We will have three different divisions this year: INSTRUCTIONAL, REC, and TRAVEL. More info on each division below. Register and pay right here! Click on the PROGRAMS tab to the left to find your division.
**Registration includes a basketball & T-shirt**
WHO: Boys Division & Girls Division AGE: Grades 1& 2 FEE: $80.00
The Instructional basketball season will begin on Saturday, December 9. The program will run on Saturday mornings and will consist of 10 total sessions.
Instructional Basketball is aimed to teach players the fundamentals and rules of the game in a fun and relaxed environment. Registrants receive a t-shirt and basketball.
**Registration includes team jersey**
WHO: Boys Teams & Girls Teams AGE: Grades 3-8 FEE: $90.00
*Players in Rec Division will be placed on teams according to Grades (3rd + 4th; 5th + 6th; 7th + 8th)*
The Rec Basketball season will begin with player evaluations on Tuesday, November 28 or Wednesday, November 29 (depending on division).
Rec Basketball is designed to give players the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the game, develop their skills, and compete in a fun and supportive environment. Rec Basketball is for players in grades 3 through 8. Registrants will be assigned a team and have one weekly game. Players can expect one night of practice during the week.
**Additional $15 fee if player is selected for Travel team PLUS uniform cost**
WHO: Boys Team & Girls Teams AGE: Grades 5-8 FEE: $90.00 *plus additional cost; see above*
**Travel sign ups must be received by the 3rd tryout date to be eligible**
Travel basketball is designed to help players develop their basketball skills while participating in a fun and competitive environment. Registrants for the Travel Basketball Program will try out for their respective teams. Players must attend at least 2 tryouts to be eligible.
Players wishing to “play up” in travel basketball (i.e. try out for a higher grade level travel team) MUST receive approval from the Somers Basketball Board prior to the beginning of tryouts. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with all inquiries regarding “playing up”.
Kara Wolters Dream Big Clinic
Men's Open Gym Basketball
Men's Over 40 Open Gym Basketball
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.