Recreation News Column, June 20, 2018

For further Information please visit www.westonct.gov/parksandrec. Prior to registering online make sure you have updated your household account for 2018 school year. Review your family’s household account with your child’s current age, grade, address, phone number, etc. You will not be able to complete the online registration for any program if you do not do this.

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS HERE!!!

Summer camp registration is available online and in the Recreation office. Junior Eagle Day Camp (children ages 3 – 5 years), Soaring Eagle Day Camp (children presently in gr. K through entering gr.2 in Sept.) and Sports Camp (children entering grades 3 through. 8 in Sept.). Please view the flyers and get more detailed information on www.westonct.gov/parksandrec. You may sign up by the week or for the full five weeks. Space is still open!!

PROGRAM REGISTRATION IS OPEN

Please view our program flyers which are online and in the Recreation office. Preschool classes, adult classes, after school classes, tennis classes and summer camps are some of our offerings throughout the year. You will also find on our website video tutorials to help with your registration. Program questions should be directed to Program Director, Joe at 203-222-2675.

BISCEGLIE SCRIBNER POND - OPEN

Enjoy swimming at the Weston town pond this summer! Located at 154 Newtown Turnpike at Bisceglie Park. The pond will open on Saturday, June 23rd from 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. every day. Weston residents are free. Residents may bring out of town guests for a fee of $5.00 per person. You may register online or in the Recreation office to get your pond permits.

TRIFITNESS KID’S CAMPS - AGES 7 – 14

This triathlon and duathlon kid’s camp is a weekly camp throughout the summer! The camp is designed to introduce kids to the sport of triathlon and duathlon. Swimming, cycling and running techniques, bicycle safety maintenance will be included. Dates: Camp #1 – June 25th – 29th, Camp #2 – July 9th – 13th, Camp #3 – July 23rd – 27th, Camp #4 – July 30th – Aug. 3rd and Camp #5 – Aug. 13th – 17th. To register or questions contact instructor Pascale Butcher at www.pascalebutcher@trifitness.net.

SUMMER MOVIE NIGHT

Start your summer with movie night held on the Weston Middle School field!! The movie will be "Coco" with lots of fun for the entire family! Date: Wednesday, July 18th. The fun begins at 7:00 p.m. with movie at dusk. Bring your blankets and chairs. Food trucks, games, face painting and more!

SUMMER ADULT TENNIS LESSONS/LEAGUE

Join instructor Shaun Harrington for adult tennis lessons. Days/dates: Tuesday, July 3 – 31 or Thursday, July 5 – Aug. 2. Tuesday classes are at 9:30 a.m. for beginner or 10:30 a.m. for intermediate and open play. Thursday classes are at 6:30 p.m. for beginner or 7:30 p.m. for intermediate and open play.

GOOD CITIZEN DOG TRAINING

Instructor Janet Metzger will offer a dog training course in July. This seven week course will be offered on Monday, July 9th – Aug. 20th. Contact Janet at mandjmetzger@optimum.net to register for further information. Fee: $210.00.

WESTON WOMEN’S SOFTBALL LEAGUE

Are you 18 years old or older, live in Weston and interested in playing softball? We have a summer league that is just for you! League play will begin Tuesday, June 26th through August. Please call 222-2675 to leave your name and number.

FAMILY FISHING

Bring your family and join the CTDEEP CARE “Learn to Fish” program, the basics of fishing. Dates: July 9th classroom session and July 12th fishing trip. Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Call the Recreation office to register and leave your name and number at 222-2655.

Also in Weston Today

SRO Decision Postponed

The last stop for a proposal to increase school security was the Board of Finance, which took up the matter in its June 14 meeting. Things did not go smoothly.

By the end of an often contentious discussion, the Board voted to defer a final decision until its next session, currently scheduled for July 12.

Continue reading to learn more about the Board's concerns, how the Police Department and school officials responded, and what will likely happen next.

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Chris Spaulding Interview

We recently sat down with First Selectman Chris Spaulding for an in-depth interview.

Read all about how the First Selectman intends to maximize Weston's unique appeal, address its challenges, capitalize on its opportunities, and build for the future.

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Honors for Mock Trial Team

Months of Mock Trial competition culminated in an impressive second-place finish for the Weston High School team in the annual state championship event.

The team was also honored for its professional and civility in helping other schools. Continue reading for more on the team's accomplishments.

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WMS Chorus Wins Top Honors

Weston Middle School's chorus and musicians competed in the annual Music in the Parks competition and ran the table. (They won everything in sight.)

Continue reading for all the accomplishments by these amazing kids. (Click or tap the photo to see a larger version.)

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EMS Quarters Proposal

Weston's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) would get long-needed quarters in a proposed $1 million expansion of Firehouse No. 1, with EMS supplying $750,000 of the funds.

Click or touch here for the full story.

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Weston & Plastic Bags

We follow-up on this year's Speak Up event, where the environment was a major topic of discussion.

Will Weston catch up with Westport, Greenwich, and the country of Rwanda and ban plastic bags in stores? Continue reading for the latest.

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