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Welcome to Springfield, VT Parks and Recreation!

Daily Announcements

***Tues. 7/27 UPDATED***

-Town Pool: Swim lessons and open swim for tonight are canceled.

 

-Sports for squirts is canceled. Tomorrow will be basketball on the outdoor courts.

 

-Football is canceled and will have a make up next Tuesday.

 

-Basketball is canceled for tonight and Thursday.

 

-Dance camp will be inside at the Community Center from 5:00-5:45 pm.

2021 Summer Camp & Amusement Park Ticket Info

 

Please call Parks and Rec at 885-2727 to secure a spot in our summer camps or email us at springfieldrec@hotmail.com!! There are discounts for a second child in the camp. We will be accepting sign ups right up to the first day of the camp, unless we hit the camper limit.

 

SPORTS FOR SQUIRTS:

July 13th-29th. We will be running this camp for 3 weeks on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in the date range listed above. This camp is designed to introduce kids ages 3-5 to the FUNdamentals of a variety of sports and activities such as soccer, basketball, baseball, kickball, tag, and other activities. Each day your child will play a different sport or activity. Let your child experiment in a fun, non-competitive atmosphere. Each participant will receive a t-shirt. You can choose one day a week, three days a week or all 9 days. It’s up to you; just let us know when you sign up.

Time: 5:00-6:00 pm Cost: $5 a day or $10.00 per week or $25 for all three weeks. Location: RMS fields

 

TENNIS:

July 12th-16th. There will be two tennis camps again this year. Former SHS varsity coach Kim Lewis will be running these camps. Kim Lewis will cover tennis fundamentals, rules, scoring, and some strategy.

Time: 9:00- 10:30 am for ages 6-10 and 10:30-12:00 pm for ages 11-16 Cost: $40.00 Location: RMS courts

 

 

***New date & time for Wrestling Camp.***

WRESTLING CAMP:

July 19th-23rd. Boys and girls in grades K-8 are invited to check out wrestling with former high school division 1 champ, Coach Donnie Beebe and Coach Floyd Buck. The oldest organized sport known to man, wrestling teaches self-confidence, respect, humility and personal responsibility. Participants will learn basic wrestling technique and secrets of a winning attitude. It’s not required but strongly recommended to bring a partner around your own size.

Time: 4:00-5:00pm Cost: $40.00 Location: Park St Gymnasium

 

SUMMER SOCCER CLINICS:

June 21st-July 29th. Varsity Girls Coach Ray Curran and his players will be holding clinic nights on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 pm. Monday’s will be for grades 3-5 and Thursdays will be for grades 6-8. Location: N. Springfield Soccer Field. Cost: Free

 

 

2021 WALPOLE SUMMER BASEBALL LEAGUE:

Season runs from June 29th to July 29th. Games will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 10, 11, and 12 year olds are the Senior Division. 7, 8 and 9 years olds are the Junior Division. Eligibility is based on 2021 season league age (age as of April 30th). Players must be 7 by April 30th and have not turned 13 by April 30th. Sign-ups are on Tuesday May 25th 5:30 – 7:00 pm, Wednesday May 26th 5:30 – 7:00 pm, and Saturday May29th 12:30 – 1:30 pm. Sign-ups will be at Hubbard Park. Games will be played at the Walpole Fields by Shaw’s. Any questions call Steve Corey-(603) 313-9569. There is a $40.00 fee to play.

 

 

SUMMER TRACK MEETS:

Our summer track program will be back this summer on Wednesday nights starting at 6:00 pm at Springfield High School. Here are the dates it’ll happen: June 30th, July 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th.

 

SPRINGFIELD YOUTH FOOTBALL CLINIC: Tuesday’s for the month of July from 5:00-6:00 pm at Riverside Park, Varsity Coach Todd Aiken will be running football clinics. The camp will focus on the fundamentals.

Cost: Free

 

 

DANCE CAMP:

This camp will be on Tuesday nights from July 6th-27th from 5:00-5:45 pm in N. Springfield at the Old North School. This will be run by Ashley Henztel-Browning’s protégé Angelae Wunderle and will be for kid’s grades 1st-5th. Cost: $40. To sign up, please call Parks and Rec at 885-2727 or email us at springfieldrec@hotmail.com.

 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT GIRLS SOFTBALL: Coach Joel Gomez has offered to hold softball practices on Wednesday nights this summer from 5:30-6:30 pm. This is an opportunity for the girls who want to keep working at the game to be able to. This will happen on the following dates on Field #3 at Riverside Park: June: 23rd, 30th, July: 14th, 21st, & 28th. This is for girls who just finished grades 4th, 5th, & 6th. This will be a more relaxed “practice” and possibly even games if enough girls show up.

 

GIRLS BASKETBALL:

Varsity Girls' Basketball Coach Pete Peck will be running basketball clinic nights girls from 6th-12th grade. This is a great opportunity for these ladies to play some basketball during the summer!! Coach Peck plans to keep the girls playing within their age groups. The scheduled times are 6:00-7:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Tuesday, June 22nd. Whether you can make just one or you can make them all, it's a great chance to get in some pickup games of basketball. There will be coaches from parks and rec, middle school, and high school working together trying to build some continuity between all the age levels. There will be some skill building, but mainly LOTS of pickup basketball games. If your athlete plans to try and make these, please just reply to this email so we can get a general idea of numbers. Looking forward to seeing a strong showing from this age group! This is a FREE clinic.

 

"TOTS” GYMNASTICS:

August 9th-13th. This camp is held at the Park St. School Gymnasium for children ages 3-6, and the camp includes tumbling, apparatus use, and more! Jeff Knapp returns to instruct this very popular camp.

Time: 9-10:30am Cost: $50.00 Location: Park St. Gym

 

YOUTH GYMNASTICS:

August 9th-13th. Jeff Knapp will also direct this popular camp for children ages 7-11. It will be held at Park St. Gymnasium. This camp includes tumbling, apparatus use and more.

Time: 11am-1pm Cost: $65.00 Location: Park St. Gym

 

Adult Summer Activities

MEN’S BASKETBALL:

We offer pick-up basketball for men 30 and older on Mondays from 7:00-9:00 pm, and Saturday Mornings from 8:00-9:30 am. We will also be having 18 an over nights on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30-9:00 pm. These will all be outside at Riverside Park. Just show up to participate, it is a free program.

 

PICKLEBALL:

Come try the fastest growing sport in America! Pickle ball combines tennis, badminton and ping pong. Times are Mondays, Wednesday’s, and Friday’s from 10:00-12:00 pm. Time may change as weather gets hotter. No experience required! If there is bad weather they will play at the Community Center. If good weather they will play outside at Riverside on the tennis courts.

 

THE TEEN SPACE:

Check out their Facebook page or Instagram account for details. They are looking to do trips, gamers club, indoor rock climbing, and many other activities. Facebook page: The SPACE

 

NEW FOR 2021 - All of the parks are shifting their traditional "consignment" program to an easier to track, digital, promo code method. This means that we will not be receiving any physical tickets this year. Instead, to make things easier, we will now share a special promo code that our community members can use to purchase tickets at reduced rates.

This will be in effect in the coming weeks for all the parks that we sell tickets with Six Flags, Great Escape, & Bromley. The promo is VRPA21 for 6 Flags Great Escape and is VTREC2021 for 6 Flags New England and Bromley Mtn.

 

town pool hours

 

Wed. 6/16:

12:00-4:00 pm & 5:00-8:00 pm.

 

Thurs. 6/17:

12:00-4:00 pm & 5:00-8:00 pm.

 

Fri. 6/18:

12:00-4:00 pm & 5:00-8:00 pm.

 

Sat. 6/19:

12:00-4:00 pm.

 

Starting Monday, June 21st we will be open on the following days at the following times:

 

Monday-Friday: 12:00-4:00 pm & 7:00-9:00 pm.

Saturday's: 12:00-4:00 pm.

Sunday's: Closed

 

Daily Fee:

$2.00/Adult, $1.00/Child

 

Season Pass:

Resident: $20.00 for 1st member, $5.00 for each additional member.

Non-Resident: $30.00 for 1st member, $5.00 each additional member.

 

*This schedule may be revised as the season begins. Hours will be posted at the pool.

 

Swim Lessons

Session I: Registration: June 17th & 18th, 1-5pm at the pool. Lesson dates: June 28th-July 15th (No lessons on July 4th)

Session II: Registration: July 8th-9th, 1-5pm at the pool. Lesson dates: July 19th- August 5th.

If you are unable to sign up in person, please call the pool at 885-4362.

 

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