Fun. Stimulation. Skill building. Count on this and more with any of the innovative programming sponsored by Hopkinton Parks and Recreation. Check back frequently for additional offerings.
New: Fun and exciting, ultimate Frisbee for boys and girls starts in April. It’s a great option for youth to be part of a team, learn new skills and develop character. New players (only) may sign up with no registration fee by calling and asking for a fee override.
The men’s summer softball league (ages 18 and over) takes place on Hopkinton High School turf under the lights, Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. (June 22 to Aug. 19). Players provide their own equipment. Pitch counts and run limits will be included so games move quickly but remain competitive.
STEM learning: Check out options for hands-on science and math education, circuitry and computer programming projects.
Little Hillers (ages 5-7) may join Playground Groups at Center School for fun-filled weeks of arts and crafts, sports, games and a weekly visit from entertainers such as Animal Adventures, the High-Flying Frisbee Dogs, Top Secret Science and more. Each week ends with a pizza and popsicle party.
Junior Hillers (ages 8-12) meet at Elmwood School for a week of Olympic events, field trips to Sandy Beach, Water Wizz Amusement Park and more. These popular sessions end with an Olympic ceremony, pizza and popsicles.
Youngsters will enjoy tennis lessons to improve hand-eye coordination and develop skill sets in basic moves (forehand, backhand, overhead and serves) or the co-ed Frozen Ropes baseball program with instructors to improve game skills.
Young athletes looking to improve skills will benefit from any of the sports clinics — boys and girls basketball, lacrosse, field hockey, football, and track and field.
Children’s social skills workshops provide youngsters opportunities to feel self-reliant and confident in any social situation by training through interactive lessons taught by a certified etiquette consultant.
To register, visit hopkintonrec.org, call program coordinators Colleen or Jenny at 508-497-9750 or stop by the office (85 Main St.) weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
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