Greenfield Recreation Department Notebook, Nov. 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Pee Wee Basketball: Registration for Pee Wee Basketball, grades K to 2, is open. Learn the fundamentals of the game through skill-building drills and scrimmages. Pee Wee will be Thursday nights, Jan. 4, 2018, through March 1, 2018. $35 residents, $45 non-residents. Registration deadline is Dec. 28. A $5 late fee will be assessed for all late registrations.

Ski & Snowboarding: Join us four Saturdays in January for fun and adventure on the slopes of Berkshire East. Participants must provide their own transportation to and from the mountain. The program is for ages 8 and older. Lift tickets for residents are $150 youth, $170 adult for four days of skiing, with additional fees for lessons and rentals. Sign-ups are due Dec. 1 for program.

Winter Break Vacation Week: Sign up for Winter Break Vacation Week, a fun-filled week of activities, games and outdoor fun for your child, grades K to 7. The program is held at the Youth Center, 20 Sanderson St., from Tuesday, Dec. 26, through Friday, Dec. 29 (half-day on Friday). Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with early and late care available. Walking field trips to Beacon Field for sledding, skating and snow fun. Lunch, afternoon snack and drink must be sent with child. Morning snack provided. Children also must bring appropriate winter clothing (boots, hats, gloves, etc). $105 residents, $115 non-residents. Additional fees for early and late care. Registration deadline is Dec. 11. A $25 late fee will be assessed for all late registrations.

Holiday Gifts: Gift certificates and Greenfield Recreation Department sweatshirts are available for purchase in the office. Gift certificates can be purchased in any amount and can be used for all programs the Recreation Department offers as well as season passes to the swim area. Forest green hooded sweatshirts with Poet Seat Tower Recreation logo on front chest are also available in adult small to 2XL for $30.

GRASP Highlights: Students in the Greenfield Recreation After School Program at Federal Street and Four Corners Schools explored the wonder of weather patterns during last week’s program. They crafted tornados in a bottle, experimented with rainbows and even made indoor snow. Interested in learning more about GRASP? Visit our website, provided below, to register and learn more.

Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise stated. A nonresident fee may apply. Sign-up for all programs online, at 20 Sanderson St. or at Town Hall. Find out more information about programs and events by calling 413-772-1553 or by visiting: www.greenfieldrecreation.com