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HK Rec Department Announces Summer 2023 Programs and Events

Submitted by Josselyn Salafia

(May 17, 2023) — The Haddam-Killingworth Recreation Department announces its summer programs for 2023. Please call the HK Recreation Department at 860-345-8334 for more information or go to http://hkrec.recdesk.com/recdeskportal/ to register on-line.

Upcoming programs will include pre-school programs and camps such as:

  • Curious Campers (ages 4 – K) (July 10 – July 14, July 17 – July 21, July 24 – July 28, July 31 – August 4, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, at HK High School, $80/session, Non-Resident (NR), add $10)
  • Summer Soccer fun with Vale (Tuesdays or Thursdays beginning July 11 (ages 3 – 4) 5:00 – 5:45 pm or (ages 5-7) 5:45 – 6:45pm at KRP, $75/session, NR add $10)

A Variety of Youth/Teen Programs will be offered, including:

  • HK Summer Camp / Extended Care (June 26 – August 11 (no 7/4) / weekly sessions)
  • Karate Kids (Mondays and Wednesdays starting July 26, 3:45 – 4:45pm at Parmelee Farm, $48/session, NR add $10)
  • Gymnastics (Wednesdays, June 28 -July 19 or July 26 – August 18, 4:30 -5:30 pm at the HK Old MS Gym, $82/session, NR add $10)
  • Crossroads Driving (Mon – Th. starting July 5 or August 1, 9:00 am or 6:30 pm, via Zoom, $600 (Full Course) / $300 (Classroom) / $150 (Safe Driving)
  • Babysitter’s Training (Fri. June 23, 8:30 -1:30 pm or July 24, 26 & 27, 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the HK HS Lower Media Center, $76/session, NR add $10)
  • When I’m In Charge (Wednesday, August 2, (ages 9 & up) 5:30 – 7:00 pm, HK HS Lower Media Center, $26, NR add $5)

Specialty Camps:

  • Play-Well Harry Potter with Lego Camp (June 26 – 30, 9:00 – 2:00 pm, HK HS Lower Media, $222, NR add $10)
  • Clay/Pottery Camp (July 10– 14, 9:30 – 12:00 pm, HK HS Art Room, $145, NR add $10)
  • Aspiring Young Engineers (July 5 – 7, 9:00 -3:00 pm, HK HS, $189, NR, ADD $10)
  • Mad Science Crazy Chemworks (July 17 – 21, 9:00 – 12:30 am, HK HS Lower Media Center, $189, NR, add $10)
  • Abrakadoodle Art Camp (July 24– 28, 9:00 – 12:00 pm, HK HS Lower, $159, NR add $10)
  • Summer STEAM Camp (July 24 – 28, 9:00 – 12:00 pm (Gr. 1-3), 12:30 – 3:30 pm (Gr. 4 – 6), HK HS Café, $200, NR add $10)
  • Casablanca’s Modeling/Fashion Camp (August 7 – 11, 9:00 – 12:00 pm, HK HS Lower Media Center, $115, NR add $10)

Sports Camps:

  • Skyhawks Baseball Camp (Ages 7-11) (June 21 – 23, 9:00 – 3:00 pm at the HK HS Softball Field, $165, NR add $10)
  • Skyhawks Beginner Tennis (June 26 – 29, (ages 3 – 4) 5:00 – 5:45 pm or (ages 5-6) 6:00 – 6:45pm at HK HS Tennis Courts, $85, NR add $10)
  • Skyhawks Volleyball Camp (Ages 10 – 14) (June 26 -30, 9:00 – 1:00 pm at the HK Fieldhouse, $175, NR add $10)
  • Running Rams Camp (June 26 – 30, 5:00 – 8:00 pm at Old Saybrook HS, $150, NR add $10)
  • Skyhawks Golf Camp (Ages 5 – 10) (July 5 – 7, 9:00 – 1:00 pm at the HK HS Multi-Use Field, $135, NR add $10)
  • Skyhawks Beginner Tennis (July 10 – 13 (ages 5-6) 8:00 – 9:15 am at Sheldon Park, $85, NR add $10)
  • Skyhawks Tennis Academy (July 10 – 14, 9 – 12:00 pm, Sheldon Park, July 31 – August 4, 9:00 – 12:00 pm at the HK HS Tennis Courts, $145, NR add $10)
  • Skyhawks Basketball Camp (July 17 – 21, (Gr. K-2) 9:00 – 12:00 pm, $145, NR add $10 or (Gr. 3-5) 9:00 – 3:00 pm at the HK HS Field House, $195, NR add $10)
  • Skyhawks Mini-Hawk for (Ages 4 – 6 (July 10 – 14 or August 7 – 11, 9:00 – 12:00 pm at HK HS Multi-Use Field, $145, NR add $10)
  • Skyhawks Flag Football Camp (Ages 8 – 12) (July 24 – 28, 9:00 – 1:00 pm at the HK HS Multi-Use Field, $175, NR add $10)
  • Vale Soccer Camp (July 31 – August 4, (ages 3-5) 9:00 – 10:30 am, $75, NR add $10; (Gr. K-4) 9:00 – 12:00 pm, $150, NR add $10 at the HK Middle School)
  • Skyhawks Multi-Sport Camp (Ages 7 – 10) (August 8 – 12, 9:00 – 12:00 pm at the HK HS Multi-use Field)

Aquatic Programs:

  • Children’s Swim Lessons (ages 4+) beginning June 26 – August 11 (M – F, 9:45 am or 10:30 am classes, one-week sessions) / evening classes (Thursdays June 29 – July 27 or Tuesdays July 11 – August 8, 6:30 -7:10)
  • Parent/Tot Swim (Session 1, July 10 – 14, Session 2, July 24 – 8, Session 3 July 31 – August 4, 9:00 – 9:30 pm, $60 / $50 with pool membership, NR add $10)
  • Pre-School Swim (age 3) (Monday – Friday, June 26 – 30, July 17 – 21 or Aug. 7 – 11, 9:00 – 9:30 am$60 / $50 with pool membership, NR add $10)

Adult Programs:

  • Fitness Yoga (Tuesdays (In-Person & Thursdays (Zoom), June 20 – July 25; 7:00 – 8:15 pm) (No 7/4) $100 (2x a week) / $55 (1x a week) / $12 Drop-In, NR add $10)
  • Aqua Aerobics (Mondays & Wednesdays, June 5 -June 26 or July 5 – July 24, HK HS Pool $48 (2x a week) / $24 (1x a week) / $42 with pool membership, NR add $10)

Summer Entertainment:

  • Outdoor Family Concert Series (all shows are at 7 pm on Fridays)

Sponsored by Cleanstar Restoration, LLC, GCI Outdoor, Mike’s Auto Service, New Image Auto LLC, Nutmeg Pharmacy, Jack’s Country Restaurant and Crossorads Driving.

July 7 (Mixed Signals at Parmelee Farm) / July 14 (The Generators at Higganum Green) / July 21st (Sideways at Parmelee Farm) / July 28 (WhoDat at Parmelee Farm)

Discount Tickets will be available through August 31, 2023 for Lake Compounce, Adventure Park (Storrs or Bridgeport) & Connecticut Science Center.

For more information about any of our programs, please call the Haddam-Killingworth Recreation Dept. at 860-345-8334 or visit www.hkrec.com.

 

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