MASSENA — The Massena Recreation Division’s summer season recreation program shall be again in full swing after COVID-19 compelled this system to provide you with options final summer season.
The playgrounds at Alcoa Subject Park and Springs Park have been finally capable of open, as was the Massena City Seashore. Additionally returning when the state entered Part 4 have been grownup softball, pickleball on the Massena Enviornment and the Massena Youth Soccer Program. However the bulk of the summer season recreation program was performed nearly.
This yr’s program begins June 28 and runs by way of Aug. 6 with some minor adjustments from earlier years. It begins at 9 a.m. and wraps up at 4 p.m. Monday by way of Friday.
“Supervised/organized packages shall be positioned this yr solely on the Massena Excessive College,” recreation officers stated in asserting the return of summer season recreation.
They stated members might be dropped off at the highschool or might be picked up by a bus at Bushnell Subject close to Jefferson Elementary College, Alcoa Subject and North Primary Park close to Madison Elementary College. The bus will carry them to the highschool for this system. Choose-up will begin at 9 a.m. and can happen solely as soon as a day.
“Drop off at the highschool is strongly most popular as bus occupancy could also be restricted,” recreation officers stated.
At the highschool, members will participate in video games and actions from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. An arts and crafts teacher shall be available to supply a wide range of tasks for kids of all ages.
After receiving a free lunch at the highschool on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, children shall be bused to the Massena City Seashore. Wednesday is an all-day seashore day with a free lunch supplied to all kids taking part within the morning program. The Wednesday lunch sponsors embody Stewart’s, An Italian Affair, Subway and SeaComm Federal Credit score Union. Pepsi Cola Ogdensburg Bottlers is offering the drinks.
Buses will choose up swimmers beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the highschool on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and can depart the seashore at about 3:30 p.m. each day. Dad and mom or guardians should signal a consent kind for every little one using the bus to the seashore and/or highschool pick-up.
The summer season recreation program is a “drop-in” program, permitting adults to drop off and choose up their kids any time they need at the highschool and seashore. If kids turn out to be unruly, they are going to be despatched house at any time throughout this system.
Officers stated mother and father or guardians can register their kids forward of time by calling the Massena Recreation Division at 315-769-3161, or on the primary day their little one attends this system, if area exists. A summer season recreation registration kind might be discovered at wdt.me/YCbnQS. A summer season recreation waiver and legal responsibility waiver is positioned at wdt.me/Zkxw4c. Each varieties have to be accomplished for every little one.
Individuals have to be at the least 5 years previous to attend the morning program and seven years previous to experience the bus to the seashore. Kids beneath 7 have to be picked up earlier than the top of the morning portion at 11:30 a.m.
Individuals are requested to carry a backpack, swimsuit, sunscreen, water bottle, a number of masks and a doable change of garments. Masks shall be required whereas indoors and on the bus.
For extra data, contact the Recreation Division at 315-769-3161.