Summer Programs 2018

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BIKE RODEO @ Summer Rec POSTPONED until Wednesday  July  25th!!!


Summer Rec 2018!!

We are super excited to welcome you all to our awesome summer program which offers your kids a rich blend of activities and experiences. We strive to provide the ideal environment and a unique opportunity for children to learn valuable skills and make new friends through activities that are challenging, educational, and fun. We offer arts/crafts, games, activities, challenges, theme weeks, specialtly days, and field trips. 

We work hard to provide your children with a safe environment that encourages friendships, personal growth, physical activity and fun ! Our different activities are set up to foster interactions between old and new friends, younger and older children, and your kids and our summer counselors/ staff. 

Summer Rec and Extended Day  runs June 25 through August 3, 2018 (closed July 4)  at Spaulding Memorial School, 1 Whitcomb st. Townsend MA and  The Rec Center (Extended Day), 274 Main st. Townsend MA 01469

You can register online at or print the attached hardcopy files and mail in form and payment.

We have 4 options for our program—the Full Day, the 1/2 Day, the 5 Day Pass and the CIT Program.  

***** Full Day, 1/2 Day not available as of July 1, 2018 *****

5 Day Passes can be purchased until July 31, 2018 

Full Day is for 5-13yr olds, 8-4pm for the full 6 weeks

1/2 Day is for 5-13yr olds, 8-Noon or Noon-4pm for the full 6 weeks

5 Day Pass is for 5-13yr olds,  can be used as a 1 week or as 5 individual days.You can use them  for any of the dates of Summer Rec and as a 1/2 day or Full day ( If you require different drop off/pick up times, please include in your email) . They can be purchased in advance or at the checkin table throughout the summer.  You are required to give 48 hr notice of the dates you will be using via email to You will be given your punch card(s) for your 5 Day Pass on the first drop off. Can not be used for 7:30-8am or 4-6pm Extended Day.

CIT is for 14yr olds+ and runs 830am-230pm, July 9- July 20. It is a class to teach leadership, group dynamics, child development, behavior management, conflict resolution, activity planning, interviews etc...Within the class, the participants will be shadowing and participating in activities alongside our staff. Gaining experience and facing real world circumstances.At the end of the class the participants have the option of volunteering for the rest of the summer (fully or in part). Their volunteer hours will be recorded and a letter will be given to them listing their volunteer hours. They will also receive a certificate of completion listing the areas of training that can be used on future job applications. Completion of the program does not guarantee future employment with Townsend Recreation.Townsend Recreation Summer Rec counselor paid positions are open to anyone who wants to put in an application and meets the position requirements. When we interview for those positions we take into account all relevant experience, including CIT program completion, but we do not guarantee that because someone went to CIT training they will automatically get a job with Summer Rec when they apply. The counselor positions are typically filled in the spring for the upcoming summer.

We also now have an EXTENDED DAY available as 6 wks, weekly and daily !!! 

2 options, 7:30-8am and 4pm-6pm at the Rec Center 274 Main St. Townsend MA 01469

****Participant must be registered (requires seperate registraion form) in  the Summer Rec Program for Full Day, ½ Day or 5 Day Pass

Minimum participants: 3, Maximum participants: 16

* Counselors and children will WALK to/from the Rec Center from Spaulding. In the event of severe/ unsafe weather, extended day will be cancelled.Please see  Parent handbook for additional information

Cash or check payment only  (online option not available) case you didn't know: Townsend Recreation programs/classes/events etc are open to Townsend and ALL surrounding communities!!!! No upcharge for non-residents :)

CALENDARS: see attached files below

FIELD TRIPS: permission slips attached below

July 18, 2018 Discovery Museum, Acton MA 11:15am-3:30PM, $28

July 31,2018 Greenfield State park, Greenfield NH 9:30am- 2:30pm, $28


Please email with any questions

Youth Tennis clinic

Certified/Lic. Nationally Ranked Player/Instructor.

 Develop skills/character/conditioning,Get fit in a safe environment!

All Levels, beginner and up are welcome!

Ages: 7-15

Run by
Instructor: Greg Reardon       

When: August 13-17, 7:30am-9am

Where: Townsend Tennis Courts, 
64 Brookline RD, Townsend MA 

Cost: $100

Register: email or fill out general registration form and mail in to : Townsend Recreation, 274 Main St. Townsend MA 01469