Track and Field Program
After several successful seasons, the Track & Field program will continue its affiliation with the Parisi Speed School. Also back for another season is Coach Tova Tomasi. Participants will learn the basics of running, jumping, throwing and relays. There will be a state meet in August, as well as dual meets with other recreation departments. Practices are held at CVU High School. This program is for 7-15 year olds as of Dec. 31, 2015. Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:15-7:45 p.m. June 17- July 25, $45 per person.
July fourth Celebration
The theme for this year’s July Fourth celebration is “Community Begins Here.” The two-day celebration will begin on Friday, July 3 with the library book sale, ice cream social and the town band concert. On July 4, festivities include the parade at 10 a.m., followed by activities and vendors on the village green, the library book sale and the frog jumping contest. There will be music, activities and fireworks on Saturday night. If you or your group would like to be in the parade, be a vendor or would like to offer an activity, visit www.willistonrec.org for details on how to register.We ask that everyone register this year, so that we can plan for those that are participating.
The Recreation Department is looking for July Fourth Parade grand marshal nominees. If you know of someone, email [email protected] the reason you think they should be grand marshal and their contact information.
Summer Sports Camps
The Recreation Department will offer a variety of sports camps this summer. The lineup includes camps in tennis, field hockey, basketball, flag football, lacrosse, rugby, baseball and soccer. Camp offerings vary in grades from K-8. Visit www.willistonrec.org for more information.
Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles
Thursday, June 25. $79 per person. All ages. Afternoon game, 1:35 p.m. start at Fenway Park. A Premier Coach bus will leave Williston around 8:20 a.m. and return around 9:15 p.m. Seats are in section 2, rows 12-15, seats 1-14. There are a limited number of seats, so register today. Price includes bus fare and ticket to the game.
Thursday, Aug.13. $77 per person. Ages 50+. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Join us and other area recreation departments for an exciting day at the racetrack. We will board a Premier Coach bus for the journey to New York, stopping for lunch at Maestro’s in the heart of Saratoga Springs before making our way to the historic racetrack with reserved seating and program at the track. Come meet new people and enjoy a day at the track. Price includes transportation by coach bus, lunch reserved seating and program at racetrack.
To learn more about the Williston Recreation and Parks Department, visit www.willistonrec.org or email [email protected]