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.
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.
Recreation Subsidy Program
Junior Spartans Youth Track & Field
Somers Recreation Department is proud to announce a *new* spring program: the Junior Spartans Youth Track & Field program.
Join us at Field Road Park on Sunday evenings beginning May 6 for a program designed to promote youth physical fitness, health, and well-being while providing fun learning experiences in a new sport setting. Introduce your child(ren) to a new sport and receive coaching from certified Track & Field professionals.
Adult CoEd Kickball
Men's Open Gym Basketball
Men's Over 40 Open Gym Basketball
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 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.