The Recorder – Greenfield Recreation Department Notebook: May 29, 2021
Published: 05/28/2021 6:19:29 PM
Mixed Singles Adult Tennis Leagues: Starts May 31. A schedule of matches will be established and the players will organize the schedules. For more information, contact Andrew Varnon at [email protected] or 413-774-5639.
Renew seasonal passes for the swimming area: The Green River Swimming and Recreation Area will be open on Saturday June 5th. Buy or renew your subscription now.
Learn to play tennis: Try tennis on the Davis Street courts on Sunday June 6 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and / or Wednesday June 9 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This free program for ages 6 and up will feature the basic strokes of the tennis, rules and scoring. Youth participants who complete one or both of these sessions will receive a tennis racquet and a box of tennis balls. Donations of new and used snowshoes are appreciated. Registration is compulsory.
Hiring of lifeguards: The Recreation Department is looking for certified lifeguards, ages 16 and older, to work at the Green River Swimming and Recreation Area this summer. Interested applicants should call 413-772-1553 or email [email protected] for more information.
Bike Safety Day: Saturday June 12 at Greenfield Middle School. Kindergarten to Grade 4 children and less experienced riders can attend from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., and children in grades 4 to 8, as well as more experienced riders, can attend from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will learn to safely navigate the street while cycling and practice on an interactive course. The Greenfield Recreation Department, Greenfield Bicycle Coalition, Greenfield Kiwanis Club, Franklin Regional Council of Government (FRCOG) and Safe Routes to School are hosting a bike rodeo. The rodeo will include bike safety, a helmet safety check and more. A limited number of free helmets will be available.
Film “Trolls World Tour” in the park: Friday June 25 at Beacon Field. Films start at dusk (around 9 p.m.). Sponsored by Franklin First Federal Credit Union.
Home security: Wednesday June 30 at 6 p.m. at Greenfield Middle School grounds. For ages 9-11 (parents are encouraged to attend as well). This free program, taught by Constable Laura Gordon of the Greenfield Police Department, prepares children for the situations that can arise when they are left home alone. Registration is compulsory.
For up-to-date program information, call the recreation department at 413-772-1553 or visit greenfieldrecreation.com. Prior registration is required for all programs, unless otherwise specified. Charges may apply for non-residents. Register for all programs online or at the ministry office at 20 Sanderson St.