Parks and Rec News

Off the Couch Camp: Limited space left. Calling all middle school athletes! Swim, bike, run, crunch, jump, and bound your way to optimal preseason fitness. Triathlon-based program designed to target endurance, strength, and agility to jumpstart your fall sport season. This camp will run the week of Aug. 19-23 for kids entering grades 6-8 from noon- 4 pm for a fee of $100/week. Campers will meet at Shelburne Town Beach with Camp Director, Maria Cimonetti.  Register now to secure a spot!

Fall Soccer – Last Chance to Register New format this year! Girls and boys will have separate leagues for grades 1-6! The final date to register is Aug. 23. No registrations will be taken after that date. This very popular recreational soccer program is open to kids entering grades 1-8 beginning this fall and will run from Aug 26 to Oct 12.  Registration fee is $26 per child plus a $25 late fee until Aug. 16 when it increases to $50. Uniforms and shin guards are required. Please order a uniform shirt when registering if your child does not already have one. Uniform shirt fee is $22.

Kindergarten Soccer Registration is Open: A fun, instructional Soccer Program for Kindergarteners! The program curriculum includes fun ball mastery activities, interactive fundamental technical training between players and exciting, small-sided fun and interactive environment. It will run on Saturdays, Sept. 7-Oct. 5 at the Shelburne Community School Fields from 11 am-12 pm. The cost is $25 which includes a t-shirt and team picture. The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 6 at 3 pm. Parent volunteer helpers are needed! Program coordinators will be from VT Premier Soccer.

Pre-School Fall Soccer “Little Strikers”: Designed especially for children ages 3-5 with the idea that children naturally want to have FUN!  We’ll include age-appropriate games that will let them enjoy the game and learn basic skills without putting pressure on winning or competition.  They’ll also learn to work cooperatively with other children.  This program will run on Saturdays, Sept. 7-Oct. 5 from 12:15-1:15pm at the Shelburne Community School fields.  The fee is $50 and will be run by VT Premier Soccer Coaches. Register through the Parks and Recreation department.  Registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 6 at 3pm.

Great Escape Discounted Tickets only available until Aug. 30: 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 2013 season. Save time and money by buying your tickets through us, and you’ll be supporting Vermont State Parks and Recreation at the same time. Our discounted ticket price is $35 (for anyone 48” or taller) compared to the gate price of $52.99 plus tax! New this year is a daily parking pass for $15 ($20 at the park). Plan your family outing today. Visit www.sixflags.com/greatEscape for park information.

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