Greenfield Recreation Department Notebook, March 27, 2019

Published: 3/26/2019 6:05:05 PM

April Vacation Week: Sign up today for a fun-filled week of activities, games, and outdoor fun for your child grades K-7. This program is at the Youth Center, 20 Sanderson St. from Tuesday, April 16 through Friday, April 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with Early Care available from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and late care from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Walking field trips to Beacon Field and Federal Street School Playgrounds. Lunch, afternoon snack, and drink must be sent with child. Morning snack provided. Registration deadline is April 21. $120 residents, $130 non-residents. 

Summer Camp Registration Opens April 1: Ready for another fun-filled summer? Be sure to register early, camp fills quickly. The complete registration packet must be completed and a $25 deposit per camper per session is due at the time of registration. For more information on weekly themes, rates, and to find the registration packet, visit

 Tee Ball: Tee Ball is for ages 5-7 (must be 5 at the start of the program). Players will learn fundamental skills and good sportsmanship through confidence building drills and activities along with scrimmages. Saturdays, May 4 to June 8, 8:30 to 10 a.m. $35 residents, $45 non-residents. Volunteer coaches needed.

 Buddy Baseball: Buddy Baseball begins Saturday, May 11 and runs through June 29 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Greenfield Middle School. This program is for youth with disabilities, where each player will have a peer buddy to assist with skills the player cannot perform. Buddies and coaches are needed for this program. $25 residents, $35 non-residents. 

Start Smart Baseball: Start Smart Baseball is for children 3-5 and teaches children the basic skills necessary to play organized baseball while spending time with their parents. All participants leave with their very own baseball kit. Tuesdays, May 14 to June 18, 5:30 to6:30 p.m. at the Greenfield Swim Area. $45 residents, $55 non-residents.

 Hiring Lifeguards: The Recreation Department is looking for certified lifeguards, age 16+, to join our the team at the Green River Swimming and Recreation Area for the summer. Interested applicants should call 413-772-1553 or email for more information.

GRASP Highlights: Did you know GRASP offers half day care as well as regular afterschool care? Students in the Greenfield Recreation After School Program at Federal Street and Four Corners Schools have a blast enjoying special craft projects, outside fun, and extra free choice programming on half days. Interested in learning more about GRASP? Contact the Rec Dept or find the registration materials on our website.

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Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise stated. Fees may apply for non-residents.

Sign up for all programs online, or at the office, 20 Sanderson St. Find out more information about programs and events by calling 413-772-1553 or visit:

Greenfield Recorder

14 Hope Street
Greenfield, MA 01302-1367
Phone: (413) 772-0261
Fax: (413) 772-2906


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