Recreation Committee Meeting – September 21, 2010
§ Summer Camp –Almost 300 kids attended summer camp, up from 240 kids in 2009.
§ Jazz Camp – Mr. G and Jan Danrigier ran 2 hour jazz camp for 2 weeks for 16 5th – 8th graders. Went very well.
§ Lax Camp - Mrs. Dietrich oversaw a girls lax camp for grades 2-4 (one week) and 5-7 (one week).
§ Park Ranger and Facilities
Park Ranger had mixed reviews. No formal complaints were made on abuse of town facilities. Problem area is off hour use of tennis facilities by non-residents. The Commission recommends to Council creating a controlled access vehicle.
The Commission agreed to recommend to Council charge
$100 fee to any private groups who want to use facilities at
Shack at Island – The Allisons ran Birchwood and the Plantes ran the
§ Tennis – Kathy Rohan and Joe Hollis both ran successful programs in the summer.
§ Field Hockey – clinic has started for 3rd – 6th graders. Formal program for 7th & 8th graders.
§ A Pilates course is beginning at the library.
§ Halloween Event – Celia proposed creating a larger Halloween event on the day before Halloween which could include pumpkin carving, costume awards, Halloween crafts, dramatic readings, scary movies, hayrides, etc. Volunteers needed.
PCA – Tentatively scheduled for Thursday, October 28 from 7:00
– 9:00 pm for a parents clinic at
Steve asked that we go thru Rec membership at next meeting. Celia will call a potential new member.
7:30 p.m. Boro Hall