Parks and Rec

Final Summer Concert and Fireworks featuring The Rhythm Rockets on Aug. 1

The Rhythm Rockets bring out rock n’ roll rhythms making everyone want to get up and dance. Set up your lawn chair or blanket, bring a picnic dinner and enjoy and an evening with the entire family. Gates will open at 6pm with the concert starting at 7pm. Fireworks will follow the concert. Rain date is Wednesday, Aug. 8.  Donations are greatly appreciated to support this concert series! A special thanks to our concert series sponsor Almartin Volvo, and our fireworks sponsors, Automaster, Associates in Orthodontics, Rice Lumber, Precourt Investment Co. and Shelburne Supermarket.

The following summer camps still have openings!

Swim Lessons, Musical Theatre Camp, Bike Adventure Camp and “Off the Couch”: Multi Sport Training Camp. For more camp details, check out the Spring/Summer Brochure online at or pick one up at the Recreation Office.

Fall Soccer-last chance to register

The final date to register for Fall Soccer is August 24. No registrations will be taken after that date. This recreational soccer program is open to kids entering grades 1-8 beginning this fall and will run from Aug. 27 to Oct. 13.  Registration fee is $26 per child plus a $25 late fee until Aug. 17 when it increases to $50. Uniforms and shin guards are required. Order a uniform shirt when registering if your child does not already have one. Uniform shirt fee is $22. This program is run by volunteers. Please fill out the volunteer section on the registration form. We will provide training for coaches and referees.

Family karate classes

Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aug. 7 – Sept. 7 from 5:30-6:30pm for $80. The Advanced Class will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aug. 7 – Sept. 7 from 6:30-8pm for $35. These programs will help you and your child develop self-esteem, focus energy and develop character while learning safety techniques. The advanced level will improve your fitness level while challenging yourself and having fun. Family discounts apply. Pre-registration is required.

Great Escape discounted tickets

Discounted tickets to the outdoor Park are now available for purchase at the Shelburne Parks and Recreation Office and are good for any date during the 2012 season. Buy your tickets through us and you’ll be supporting Vermont State Parks and Recreation at the same time. Our discounted ticket price is $30 (for anyone 48” or taller) compared to the gate price of $49.99 plus tax. Visit for park information.


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