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Westfield Recreation Department

May 29, 2008
Times Observer
Department Information

Telephone 326-4243

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Skate Park is Open

The Westfield Skate Park is open. Hours and rules are posted at the park. Helmets are required.

Summer Youth Program


June 3 & 5 are the dates for sign-ups for a number of summer youth programs in the Village of Westfield. Sign-ups will be held at the Eason Hall from 6 – 8 p.m. for the following programs:

n Swim lessons for all ages from infants (water acclimation program) through lifesaving and swim team.

n Welch Field Summer Program of games, sports, crafts, trips, street hockey, special events (carnival, triathlon, 3v3 basketball, family bonfire) etc.

n Drama Workshop

n Library Programs

n YWCA Programs

Sign up for a summer of FUN!! See you there!!

Fishing & Casting Derby

For Kids

The annual Fishing and Casting Derby for Kids will be held Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Westfield Fish and Game Club on Ogden Road. The derby is for all children in the area, ages 5 to 12. There is no charge and lunch will be provided.

A parent or guardian must be in attendance. Participants should bring a pole and bait (no minnows). A limited number of poles and a shovel will be available. This event is co-sponsored by Hooked on Fishing International, Wal-Mart, Westfield Fish and Game Club and the Westfield Recreation Department. Call the Westfield Recreation Department at 326-4243 for more information. SEE YOU THERE!!

High School/Adult Summer Basketball League

If you want to play some basketball this summer, the Village Recreation Department is offering a summer basketball league. The new league will run in conjunction with the Rec. Dept.’s weightlifting/basketball summer program that takes place at Westfield School. The league is open to all adults and high school aged kids who are looking to play in a fun and competitive basketball league. The league will run from June 30 to August 6. To sign up for the league call Mike Putney at 969-1152. The cut-off date for signups is June 1. Your team captain will call you to let you know when your first game is, so be sure to leave a number when you call.

Friday Night Movies

In The Park

As summer is rapidly approaching, we are looking forward to our Movies in the Park program. If you would like to sponsor a movie night, please contact the Recreation Dept. at 326-4243.

Help With Yard Work,

Odd Jobs

Westfield residents needing help with yard work and odd jobs are asked to call the Westfield Recreation Department at 326-4243 and we will assist in arranging for a local teen to help.

Recreation Department Programs Continue

n Adult Coed Volleyball on Wednesday at 7:00 pm at WACS in the half gym

n Pilates on Monday and Wednesday at 5:30 pm at the Eason Hall

n The Walkers meet on Thursdays at 11 am at the Eason Hall

n Youth Job Referral Services – telephone the Recreation Dept. at 326-4243 for more information.

Rails & Tales Of New Hampshire Trip

We will be traveling to New Hampshire, October 19-22, 2008. This trip will include four days and three nights lodging, three breakfasts, three full course dinners, including dinner on the Lake Winnipesaukee Railroad, M/S Mt. Washington cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee, Wolfeboro Village, Castle in the Clouds, Rock Estates, Mt. Washington Cog Railway, a souvenir, taxes and std. gratuities, luggage handling and motor coach transportation. Price: $584.00 per person (DO). Payment may be made in installments.

For information and reservations contact 326-4243. Cancellation insurance is available.


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