North Salem Recreation Department announces new summer programs
The North Salem Recreation Department announced a comprehensive line-up of summer programs this summer for youth and adults, including youth day camps at Joe Bohrdrum Field Park, preschool programs in partnership with the US Sports Institute and adult sports and fitness classes.
Youth programming will include East Coast Panthers basketball, floor hockey, North Salem Youth Lacrosse and "Gaga and Games Galore!". The East Coast Panthers will offer morning (9 a.m. – noon) and afternoon (1 p.m. – 4 p.m.) sessions from August 16 – 19 and August 23 – 26. Fees are $230 for residents and $240 for non-residents. Floor hockey will run August 16 -19 and lacrosse from August 23 – 26. Fees for floor hockey and lacrosse are still being finalized. Gaga and Games Galore! will run August 30 – September 2, priced at $175 for residents and $185 for non-residents. Registration for all youth programs will open on Tuesday, June 1.
The US Sports Institute’s preschool programs will include Parent & Me Multi-Sports Squirts for ages 2-3, Squirts Multi Sports for ages 3-4 and Senior Squirts Multi Sports for ages 5-6. The classes will be held on Friday mornings at Joe Bohrdrum Field Park throughout the month of July, priced at $115 per program.
A summer men’s soccer league is also planned to run from June 7 through September 27, on Monday nights from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Volunteers Park. The league is open to men between the ages of 20 – 50. Fees are $20 per player for residents, and $30 for non-residents.
Regarding COVID guidelines, on Friday the CDC released updated guidelines that said vaccinated individuals do not need to be masked and younger campers who haven’t been vaccinated can be mask-free outdoors when not in crowds or near others for prolonged periods. Lauren Rosasco, North Salem Recreation Director, had indicated on Wednesday that the Rec Department will meet with the Westchester County DOH to clarify some restrictions “so we can have the safest summer at camp while still allowing as much freedom as possible.”
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