April 20, 2019

Summer camps highlights

By Todd Goodwin

Summer camps are wrapping up for the 2015 season, but there are a couple of camps the week of Aug. 3-7—Harry Potter Camp and Garden Camp. The day camps still have spaces available and registration is accepted up to the Friday prior. Weeks left for the day camps are Aug. 3 and Aug. 10. Visit the Recreation and Parks website, www.willistonrec.org, to check out the camps and to register.

Saratoga Racetrack
Thursday, Aug. 13, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. $77 per person. Ages 50-plus. 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.

Fall/Winter Program Guide
The Recreation Department’s Fall/Winter Program Guide is coming. It will be an insert in the Aug. 6 edition of the Observer. It will contain programs for all ages for September through January. Registration will begin for all programs in the guide on Friday, Aug. 7. All registrations now require a household account and registration through www.willistonrec.org. You have the option to pay online with a credit card or offline with a check or cash.

Fall Rec Soccer
You haven’t missed it! The Fall Recreational Soccer registration will open Friday, Aug. 7 on the recreation department website. There will be programs for 3-5 year olds, Kindergarten and Grades 1-8. The season will begin in early September. Parents and volunteers are needed for coaching. If you will have a child in the program this fall and you are interested in coaching, please sign up when you register your child. If not, please contact us at the Rec office about volunteering your time as a coach this fall

Great Escape Tickets
Discount amusement park tickets and parking passes are available for the Great Escape at the Clerk’s Office in the Williston Town Hall. Park tickets are $37 each, a 30 percent savings. Parking passes are $16 each, $20 at the gate. Tickets can be purchased Monday- Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Six Flags New England and Bromley discounts tickets are also available online for purchase. Visit the website for discount information.
To learn more about the Williston Recreation and Parks Department, visit www.willistonrec.org or email recreation@willistonvt.org.

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