Recreation Announcements & News

Somers Rec Connect - April 2021

Somers Rec Connect E-Newsletter - April Edition
 
Looking forward to connecting with you every month with important information on all of our great events, programs and offerings! 

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.

 

 

SUMMER CAMPS

Somers Day Camp
The Somers Recreation Department's 2021 Day Camp will run for 8 consecutive weeks beginning Monday, June 28.  Camp will be fully compliant with all standards established for youth camps by the Office of Early Childhood.  Camp will run from 8:30AM-4:00PM, Monday through Friday.
 
More information coming soon!
 
The Somers Day Camp is for campers ages 5 through 12.  The program will be located at Field Road Park.  Registration is conducted on a weekly basis.  Registration for the entire summer 2021 program will open on March 1st. Click the PROGRAMS tab at the top of the page to register.

2020-21 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.  Openings are available for the entire 2020-21 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.  
 
More information is available HERE.
 
Join us for engaging and fun mornings and/or afternoons in the 2020-21 BASES Program!
 

Pickleball


The Recreation Department has Pickleball equipment available for your use. If you are interested in getting a great work out while having some friendly competition, come try Pickleball.  It is a fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. Pickleball is FUN for all ages and all abilities.
 
Please call the Recreation Department at 860-265-3840 to check availability. The equipment can be picked up at the Recreation Department office located at 93 Egypt Road, Monday - Friday from 8am-4pm.

Recreation Subsidy Program

 
The Somers Recreation Department, in conjunction with Somers Social Services is pleased to provide the Recreation Subsidy Program. The Recreation Subsidy Program is available to Somers residents and is income based. 

Applicants should contact 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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