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Special Events
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Summer Day Camp Information
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Waterfront & Beach Activities
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Children’s Programs
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Online Registration available at
PARKS AND RECREATION … Where the Fun Begins!
take care of latch key children * Conquer Boredom * teach vital life skills * BUILD
SELF-ESTEEM * live longer * relax * Lose weight * Meet New Friends * FEEL GREAT *
BUILD STRONG BODIES * Reduce Stress * Provide open spaces to enjoy Nature at
its finest * PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT * increase community pride *
encourage family togetherness * BUILD MEMORIES*
From the Parks & Recreation Department...…Summer program
registration has begun! This summer brings new and exciting fun-filled summer activities. Are you looking
to try something new? Take a look inside our brochure we offer paddleboard instruction, kayak rentals, and
much more! Be sure to check the schedule for the drive-in movie nights, a sure night of family entertainment. Check out our wide range of summer camps for your children to enjoy from craft camps to sports
camps We look forward to seeing you and your family!
Do you have a program you would like to start in New
Fairfield? We will help you out! Parks and Rec. is always
looking for new instructors. Bring your new and exciting ideas
into the Parks and Recreation Department and we will work
with you to develop a successful program.
The Parks and Recreation Department, along with local sponsors, will be showing 3
different family-oriented movies at Squantz Pond this summer. Admission is free. Bring
your family and friends, along with blankets and chairs if you don’t want to sit in your
car. The movie will start at dusk with an arrival time of 6:30 p.m. There will be
food and drink concession stands along with family entertainment prior to the start of
the movie.
* In case of inclement weather, please call Parks & Rec. at 203-312-5633 for
further details.
Date: Friday, June 28—The Lorax
Sponsored by Goodwill Industries
Plot:In this Dr. Seuss classic, a young boy encounters a cantankerous
forest creature (the lorax) after venturing outside of his artificial
city in search of a tree. The better he gets to know the lorax, he
learns that his newfound friend has good reason for being a bit surly.
Date: Friday, July 19—Wreck-It Ralph
Sponsors: t.b.a.
Plot: A video-game character attempts to shed his bad-guy image
by escaping into another video game but inadvertently wreaks havoc in
the video-game universe by freeing a digital villain who can only be
contained with the help of a most unlikely ally in this colorful animated
Date: Friday, Aug.16—Hotel Transylvania
Sponsors: t.b.a.
Plot: Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human
world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort
and falls for the count’s teen-aged daughter.
Interested in renting our Outdoor Movie Cinema?
Contact Parks and Recreation at 203-312-5633 for more information.
Children from grades K-8th (based on the grade your child will be entering in Fall
2013) are guaranteed to have a great time at the New Fairfield Parks and Recreation
Summer Day Camp. The 2013 N.F.P.R. Day Camp will tentatively run for 5 weeks:
July 1 through Aug. 2nd. Our day camp hours will be from 8:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m. For a
nominal fee, we will be offering extended child care from 7:30 a.m.—8:30 a.m. and/or
3:30 p.m.—5:00 p.m. Weekly field trips are included in the camp fee.
Week of July 1 - Town Park
Week of July 8— Splashdown Park
Week of July 15—Beardsley Zoo (gr. k—3) Brownstone Park (gr. 4—8)
Week of July 22—Lore’s Lanes
Week of July 29—Quassy Amusement Park ( gr. k– 3)
Lake Compounce (gr. 4—8)
Camp fees are as follows:
Regular Day ($145.00 per wk ) 8:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m.
Regular Day Household Family Max ($365.00 per wk )
Early Drop off included ($170.00 per wk ) 7:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m.
Late pickup included ($180.00 per wk ) 8:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
Extended Care ($195.00 per wk ) 7:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
* Please note—The week of July 1 is a shortened week due to no camp on July 4. Therefore the
regular day fee is $116.00 and the other fees will also be pro-rated.
Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Participants must
pay at time of registration and prior to the start of camp. The day camp will be held at the
New Fairfield High School / Middle School. The detailed calendar along with registration is available
Scholarships are available for children wishing to attend summer programs. Families
must meet financial guidelines.
DAY CAMP SWIM LESSONS— We are offering swim lessons at the high school for
day camp participants only, children must be entering 2nd grade to attend: 4 Lessons
45 minutes in length for $25.00 will be offered weekly. Child must be registered prior
to start of lessons.
Level II: Primary Skills—Expand on fundamental aquatic locomotion & safety skills
Level III: Stroke Readiness—Increase swimming skill competency
Level IV and V : Stroke Development and Refinement—Develop confidence and
competency in strokes—crawl, back, breast and side stroke
BEACH PASSES—The Town Park will open for weekends only starting
Memorial Day weekend, May 25th from 11:00 a.m.—6:30 p.m. Starting June
27th the beach will be open weekdays from 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Children 13
and under must be accompanied by an adult. A family, for our purposes, is any two adults who
live at the same address year round and the children who also reside at that address. A
separate pass for additional adults living at the same address may be purchased for an
additional $20.00. Purchase your pass before June 28th and receive a $10.00 discount
for a family pass and a $5.00 discount for an individual pass.
Fee: $80.00 family beach pass before June 28 / $90.00 after June 28
$35.00 individual beach pass before June 28 / $40.00 after June 28
Day Pass—$5.00 per person may be purchased at the park by check or cash. Family beach
pass or individual beach pass may be purchased on-line , in the Parks & Rec. office with check
or credit card or at the park by check.
GOLDEN AGE PASS— Golden Age passes are available in the Parks & Rec. office for all
New Fairfield residents aged 65 and over. This pass entitles the bearer to free use of the
New Fairfield Town Beach. Proof of age and residency is required. The pass is free of charge.
BLUE RAIDERS SWIM TEAM— If you are between the ages of 5 and 16 and a resident
of New Fairfield, you are invited to join the Blue Raiders Swim Team. We are happy to have
Jill Cook, coach of the WestConn Swim Team , returning this year. We look forward to
another exciting season. The practices are scheduled Monday through Friday beginning June
27, times are as follows:
8 years and younger : 11:15 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
9 to 12 year old: 12:30 p.m.—1:30 p.m.
13 years old & up : 1:45 p.m.—2:45 p.m.
Fee: $ 85.00 per participant - 8 years and under, plus a beach pass ,
$95.00 per participant—9 years and up, Family Max.—$238.00
Activity# 100081
* New participants / swimmers will be evaluated on June 27 at 3:00 p.m.
Swim Team Requirements: ( The coach has the final say in rating abilities )
8 years and younger—Swimmers must be at Red Cross level 4 or above. Swimmers must be
able to swim one lap (25 yards) without stopping and have a recognizable crawl stroke and
backstroke. All swimmers in this age division will be evaluated on the first day.
9 and 10 year olds—Must be able to swim 2 laps (50 yards) without stopping; and have a
decent crawl stroke and backstroke.
11 years and older—Must be able to swim 4 laps (100 yards) without stopping; should be able
to perform the crawl stroke and backstroke; have a working knowledge of the breast and
butterfly strokes.
These Red Cross swim lessons are 30 minutes in length for Level 1 and 45 minutes in
length for Levels II through V. Lessons are held Monday through Thursday with Friday
as a makeup day for weather cancellations. Lessons will be postponed for heavy rain,
thunder, or lightning. Participants must have a beach pass in order to attend
lessons. Parents do not get in the water with the children.
Fee: Pre-school— $55.00 plus beach pass, Level II –V —$60.00 plus beach pass
Family Max—$145.00 per session
Sess. I - July 8 - July 19
Sess.II - July 22—Aug. 2
Level I—Pre-school ( Ages 3– 5 ) - Beginning instruction, water instruction
Level II—Primary Skills— ( Ages 5 & up) - Expand on fundamental aquatic locomotion
and safety skills
Level III—Stroke Readiness—( Ages 6 & up) - Increase swimming skill competency
Level IV and V—Stroke Development and Refinement — ( Ages 6 & up) -Develop
confidence and competency in strokes — crawl, back, breast and side.
Session Times:
Sess.1 — Sess.II
Level I—
11:15 a.m.—11:45 a.m.
1:00 p.m.—1:30 p.m.
Act# 101021
Act# 101022
Level II—
12:00 p.m.—12:45 p.m.
1:45 p.m.—2:30 p.m.
Act# 101023
Act# 101024
Level III—
2:45 p.m.—3:30 p.m.
Act# 101025
Level IV & V - 2:45 p.m.—3:30 p.m.
Act# 101026
Adult Refresher Swim Lessons — These lessons are for adults who want to
learn to swim or for those who want to refresh their existing aquatic skills. The
lessons will be offered in week long sessions. Classes will meet Monday—Thursday from
3:45 p.m.—4:45 p.m. Friday will be used as a rain make-up. The first session will be
July 8—July 11. The second session will be July 29—Aug.1. Fee is $25.00 per session.
Act# 101027-01, 02
Online registration available at
Interested in holding your child’s birthday party at the beach? Call us with a date and you are all set!
Party package includes 2 1/2 hours use of the beach and party room. Paper goods and decorations are
not included.
For up to 16 guests - use of the party room and the beach for 2 1/2 hours—$65.00
Single Seats
$10.00 per hour
Tandem double seat
$15.00 per hour
Participants are required to be 21 years or older to rent, and provide a valid drivers
license. All participants are required to wear a life vest at all times and will be asked to sign a waiver.
Rentals will be available weekends only starting May 25th from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. through the town
park until June 27th . Starting June 27th walk-up rental will be available Sunday through Saturday at
the town park from 11:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. The last rental is due back no later than 6:00 p.m.
Have you ever walked on water? Now is your chance! Come explore the newest sport around with
instruction by our Paddleboard Fitness Certified instructor Kristin Hart. Paddleboarding is an
excellent way to enjoy the scenery surrounding Candlewood Lake. Paddlers will be guided through
Candlewood waters where they will learn how to balance on paddleboards, how to paddle in a straight line
and how to turn. Paddleboarding is an excellent full body work out. Board, paddle and lifejacket provided, no other equipment needed. Must be 18 yrs. and older. Classes held at the Town park.
Sess. 1 - Mon. July 8, 15, 22 & 29 Time: 10:30—11:30 a.m. Fee:$145.00 Act#102078-01
Sess. 2 - Mon. Aug. 5, 12, 19 & 26 Time: 10:30—11:30 a.m. Fee:$145.00 Act#102078-02
Enjoy soothing yoga poses for toning and relaxation water side at New Fairfield town
beach. Everyone must bring their own yoga mat or beach towel water bottle .
Dates: Mon. July 1, 8, 15 & 22
Time: 6:00—7:00 p.m.
Fee: $48.00 or $15.00 drop-in
Location: New Fairfield Town Beach
* Rain make-up dates: July 29 & Aug. 5 Act# 102050 –01
Challenge yourself with this intensive 7-week Summer Beach Bootcamp. Switch up your workout this
summer with ACE Certified instructor, Linda Carter and take it outside ...on the beach. See what your
best is made of with this motivational program that will burn fat, strengthen your core and increase
your endurance. All participants should bring sneakers, a mat, towel and plenty of water.
Dates: Fri. July 12, 19, 26, Aug.2, 9, 16, 23
Location: New Fairfield Town Beach
Time: 10:15 —11:15 a.m.
Act# 102052-01
Fee:$ 96.00
Online registration available at
An all new summer camp just for children ages 4 and 5 years old. There will
be games, songs, arts and crafts, playground time, etc. There will even be a trip to
New Fairfield Town Beach. Children should bring a snack and water every day. On
beach day, children should bring a bathing suit, towel and sunscreen.
Dates: July 1, 2, 3, & 5
Location: NF High School
Time: 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Fee: $ 48.00
SCRAPBOOKING CLASS ( Gr. 2—6) Bring a scrapbook, scrapbooking tape, and
pictures to create a special book of memories. Paper, stickers, and cutting tools will be
provided. Joanne Woodard will be the instructor.
Dates: Fri. July 12 & July 19
Location: Consolidated Rm.#103
Time: 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Fee: $45.00
Act.# 102055
This camp will be filled with adventurous and outdoor activities which include hiking,
low ropes, wall climbing, nature exploration, cooperative and team building games.
REGISTER BY MAY 17TH - AFTER MAY 17th call for availability
Dates: Aug.5—9
Aug.19 –23
Act.# 145000—01
Act.# 145000—02
Act.# 145000—03
Time: 8:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m.
Grades: 2– 8
Fee: $ 165.00 per week
All participants are required to have a medical form completed by a physician and
parent/guardian. The physical must be completed within 36 months prior to camp.
NO participant will be permitted to attend camp until his/her medical form is
Online registration available at
BAND CAMP —Attention Band Students! Do you have one or more years experience playing in
your school music program? Do you play a traditional band instrument like flute, clarinet,
trumpet, saxophone, French horn, trombone, baritone, or concert percussion? Would you like
to play some fun music with friends and keep your skills up over the summer? We will rehearse
once a week and prepare songs for a brief concert. The band camp will be taught by Mr. Akter,
who is the band director at NFMS. The music will be geared to middle school students who
have had at least one year of previous instruction.
Dates: Mon.– July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
Times: Brass—9:00—10:00 a.m.
Woodwinds—10:30—11:30 a.m.
Location: NFMS Band Room
Grades: 6– 9
Act# 102033-01
Fee: $85.00
Act# 102033-02
Fee: $85.00
Day Camp Participants fee- $65.00 * must register in office or over the phone
CRAFT CAMP—Join Mrs. Woodard for a fun week of cooking and crafts. Each day will have a
different theme that includes a variety of crafts and a snack we will make. All new activities
from last summer. Some of the projects include fish windsock, message in a bottle, t-shirt
project, wind chimes, marble magnets, fly-catching frogs, beach frame, and many more.
Dates: Aug. 12—16
Location: Congregational Church of New Fairfield
Time: 9:15 a.m.—12:00 p.m. Grades: 1-3
Fee: $125.00
Activity# 102054
DRAMA & MUSICAL THEATER CAMP— This two week camp will provide students with
the opportunity to learn about both acting in plays and in musical theater. Students will
perform in multiple musical numbers and /or short scenes from plays. They will have a choice
of 2 or more, smaller group scenes as well as 2 or more whole group acts to learn over the
course of the camp. The selections will span musical, dramatic and comic theater, as well as
contemporary and Broadway music. All will be performed in a collective show on the last day of
the camp. The instructors will be Susan Schenck, Alicia Cadmus and Marcus Schenck. Children
should bring a snack, water bottle and lunch.
Dates: July 15—26 Monday—Friday
Times: 9:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.
Grades: 5—9
Location: Company A Firehouse
Fee: $200.00
Act# 102080
SONGWRITING & MUSICAL THEATER CAMP– Write your own songs and appear on
stage in an exciting musical theater production you help to create. Students will divide their
time between collaborative songwriting and acting with the goal of presenting a short musical
theater piece. Instructors will be Stacy Dumont, Eliot Bailen and David and Daniel Bailen from
The Bailen Brothers band. Children should bring a snack, water bottle and lunch.
Dates: July 8— 11— Mon.—Thurs. 9:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.
July 12—Friday—performance day—time to be announced Ages: 10 –15 yrs. old
Location: Company A Firehouse Fee: $155.00
Act# 102079
Online registration available at
PARDALIS BASKETBALL CAMP— Come join New Fairfield Basketball coaches Joel Pardalis
and Matt Schlosser for a week of instruction. Learn the fundamentals of dribbling, shooting, and
passing through interactive games and intense drills in a fun environment.
Dates: Sess. 1—July 1, 2, 3, & 5
Sess. 2– July 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12
Sess. 3— July 15, 16, 17, 18 & 19
Times: Grades 1—5 8:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Location: New Fairfield Middle School Gym
Fee: $ 88.00
Fee: $110.00
Fee: $110.00
Grades 6—9
11:00 a.m.—2:00
Act# 102060-01, 02, 03, 04, 05 & 06
GYMNASTICS CAMP — Back by popular demand, the Alviti/Peterson gymnastic camp is back
for its 7th annual summer camp. Jeff Alviti and Tom Peterson present an exciting and fun filled
week of gymnastics. Each segment will include exciting skills such as tumbling, vaulting, balance
beam, and uneven and even bar apparatus. Jeff has previous coaching experience with the New
Canaan High School varsity gymnastics team and Tom has numerous successful years instructing
gymnastics in both the camp environment and the classroom setting. Boys and girls are invited to
join! Jeff and Tom tailor each class to both beginners and intermediate level
gymnasts. As a culminating event, the children will perform a routine that they have
prepared on Friday of each session.
Dates: Session I— July 1, 2, 3 & 5
Act# 102051-01
Session II— July 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12 Act# 102051-02
Time: 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Location: Consolidated Gym
Fee: $75.00
Fee: $90.00
Grades: K—8
VOLLEYBALL CAMP— Volleyball is a life sport that involves discipline, teamwork, and a lot of
fun! Come join Coach MacMillan for a week of instruction, practice and game play. Returning
players will benefit greatly by refining their skills and learning new ones. Beginning players will
learn the basics of passing, blocking, hitting, setting, serving and court positioning. Campers
should wear sneakers , shorts, and bring a water bottle. Knee pads are highly
Dates: July 29, 30, 31, Aug. 1 & Aug.2
Time: 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m
Act.# 103112-01
Sess.2— 12:15 p.m.—2:15 p.m.
Location: NF Middle School Gym
Grades: 10 –12
Fee: $115.00
Grades: 6—9
Fee: $ 75.00
Act# 103112-02
TRACK AND FIELD CAMP– Run faster—Jump higher– Throw longer
One week to try it all! - Sprints, relays, hurdles, long jump, high jump, triple jump, pole vault,
shot put, discus and javelin. The best part about track and field is that there is something for
everyone! Run..Jump.Throw. Have fun learning the basics of a variety of Track and Field events
with former Rebel Track Coach Mike Giacona and his high school assistants. This week long
program will conclude with a mini-meet and t-shirt. No prior experience is necessary to
participate. Bring water and running sneakers.
Dates: July 15 - July 19
Ages: 9—14
Location: NF High School Track
Fee: $115
Time: 9:00 a.m.—11:30 a.m.
Online registration available at
MULTI—SPORT CAMP— Do you like sports? Do you want to go to a summer camp this
year, but can’t decide which one? This camp has a little bit of everything: basketball, soccer,
volleyball, capture the flag, etc. Join Coach Matt Schlosser and an enthusiastic staff this
summer at the multi-sport camp. Learn some new skills, make some new friends and have a
Dates: Aug. 12—Aug.15 Raindate: Aug.16 Location: Komlo Field
Time: 8:30 a.m.—10:30 a.m. Ages: 5—7 Act.# 102072
8:30 a.m—12:30 p.m.
Ages: 8—12 Act.# 102073
Fee: $65.00
Fee: $100.00
New Fairfield Parks & Rec. has joined with the New Fairfield Soccer
Club and UK International to offer the following soccer programs:
SOCCER CAMP— Under 6 Division— This division is for boys and girls ages pre-school—
kindergarten. This is a great introductory program to the game of soccer. Children will learn
the basics of the game in a light-hearted environment. This camp will be instructed by the UK
International staff and Coach Matt Schlosser. Dates: July 22—July 26 Ages: 3– 6
Location: Stadium Turf Time: 9:00 a.m.—10:30 a.m. Act# 102056 Fee: $65.00 0r
$25.00 daily
Divison 1—This division is geared towards children entering 1st grade through 6th grade.
This will be a fun environment to learn new skills with highly qualified professional coaches.
Your child will learn to play the game, socialize with new friends and above all else, with the
introduction of the new “INSPIRE” curriculum, they will start to learn important life skills .
This camp will be instructed by the UK International staff and Coach Matt Schlosser.
Dates: July 22—July 26 Location: Stadium Turf Time: 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. Grades:
1st—6th Act# 102057 Fee: $110 or $25.00 daily fee
Divison 2—This division is geared towards students entering 7th grade through 12th grade.
Whether new to the game or a seasoned player, this camp will offer something for everyone.
This camp will be instructed by high school coaches and UK International staff. Among the
high school coaches are Matt Schlosser and Dave Lavery. Dates: Aug. 19—Aug.23
Location: Rebel Turf
Time: 9:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m. Grades: 7th—12th Act# 102058
Fee: $ 150.00
on your competition by starting the fall season already in condition. This week long boot camp
is designed for athletes from all sports. Former Rebel Track Coach Mike Giacona will plan
workouts and activities to enhance your cardio and core strength. Come train with your
friends. Bring water. Dates: Aug. 19—Aug.23
Location: NFHS cross country course
Time: 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. Fee: $100 Act# 102074
4 Brush Hill Road
New Fairfield, CT 06812
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Emergency name and phone number___________________________________________________________
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I, the undersigned, assume all risks and hazards incidental to such participation in the above mentioned New Fairfield
Parks and Recreation Department activity; and I, hereby, waive, release, absolve indemnity and agree to hold harmless
the Town of New Fairfield, New Fairfield Board of Ed, New Fairfield Parks and Recreation Department and the
program instructors, organizers, sponsors, etc. for any claim arising out of injury to myself/child. Participation is at
my/my child’s own risk. I am aware there is no medical coverage. My or my child’s health insurance policy will be
Parent/Guardian/Self signature: _________________________________________________ Date: __________
All programs are on a first come, first serve basis. Registration available online at at the
Parks and Recreation office, located on the lower level of Town Hall, or by mail. Office hours are Monday through Thursday
8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. until 12 noon. A $10.00 surcharge will be added to each non-resident
registration. Registrations may be canceled up to seven days prior to a program’s starting date by written request only.
All refunds are subject to a $10.00 minimum or 25% administrative fee, whichever is greater.
Refund Policy: It is requested that careful consideration be given prior to registering for any program! No refunds will be
given once a program has begun except for illness documented by a physician. For medical emergencies, refunds will be
prorated for sessions attended. Absolutely no refunds will be given for any used portion of a program or after completion of a
program. Refunds will be given if a recreation program is canceled by the Parks and Recreation Department due to a lack of
registration. There are no refunds for any trip unless the trip is canceled by the Parks and Recreation Department.
Please bring your concern to the Parks and Recreation Commission monthly meeting. These meetings are held on the second
Monday of every month in the New Fairfield Community Room, 33 RT 37 at 7:30 p.m.
Online registration available at