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Montague Parks & Recreation Notebook, Feb. 15, 2018


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Open Swim Program: Turners Falls High School Pool, Tuesday and Friday evenings Feb. 16, 20, 23 and 27, and March 2, 6, 9. Family Swim 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Adult Lap Swim 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Log onto montague.net for rates and other information.

Springfield Thunderbirds game vs The Utica Comets, Saturday, March 10, at MassMutual Center, Springfield. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m. (“Pink in the Rink Game” that helps fight Breast Cancer.) Come and check out western Massachusetts’ new hockey franchise. Discounted tickets for all Montague resident ($3 from each ticket goes to MPRD) Free parking in the Civic Center Garage. Fees: $17 per ticket; extras available, including a T-Birds hat for an additional $3. A separate registration form is available through March 5.

Tee ball for children 4 - 6. Child must be at least 4 before the start date of the program. Proof of age will be required at time of registration. When: April 21 to June 2; Saturdays 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fees: Early Bird registration, Montague residents $35, nonresidents, $40 (Last day of early bird rates Friday, March 23.) Regular fee: (Registrations after Friday, March 23), Montague residents $40, nonresidents $45. Registration deadline Friday, March 30, or until roster is full.

Rookie League Baseball for ages 7 to 9. April 21 to June 2. Intra-Squad games Saturday 9 to 10:30 a.m. Montague residents $40, nonresidents $45. We recommend Kindergarten players start with Tee Ball before playing Rookie ball; This is a coach-pitch instructional program. All players must bring their own glove — cleats allowed (non-metal). Enrollment Minimum: 10, enrollment maximum: Depending on the number of coaches. Registration deadline Friday, March 30, or until roster is full.

Nipper League Girls Softball: The Purple Panthers for girls ages 7 to 9. Early April through mid-June. Practices weekdays, days/times dependent upon coaches schedule. Games: Varies week-to-week (weeknights and Saturdays). Fees: Montague residents $65, nonresidents $70. We recommend Kindergarten players start with Tee Ball before playing Nipper League. We are members of the Greenfield Girls Softball League. All games are played at Murphy Park. This is a coach-pitch program. All players must bring their own glove; cleats allowed (non-metal). Enrollment minimum: 9, maximum: 12. Registration deadline Friday, March 30, or until roster is full.

Senior Girls softball: The Diamond Dusters for girls ages 10 to 12 years. Proof of age required at time of registration for 1st year players. When: Early April to mid-June. Practices weekdays and weekends at coach’s discretion. League Games varies week-to-week (Weeknights and Saturdays). Fees: Montague Residents $80, nonresidents $85. The Diamond Dusters are members of the Ponytail Division in the Greenfield Girls Softball League; all games are played at Murphy Park in Greenfield. All players must bring their own glove — cleats allowed (non-metal); Enrollment minimum 10, maximum 12. Registration deadline: Friday, March 30, or until roster is full

Our Spring Programs Brochure is available on our webpage, on www.montague.net. Montague Parks & Recreation Department, 56 First St., Turners Falls MA 01376. Office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 863-3216. “Like” us on our Facebook page. Credit cards accepted.