2017 Tentative Summer Recreation Program

Timothy P. McBride, Interim Director
Theresa A. Fischer, Assistant Director

Our 67th Summer Recreation Program of supervised recreational and instructional programs is for children enrolled in the Farmingdale School District. Additional information regarding all summer programs and any questions you may have can be addressed by contacting our office at 516-694-0916 or email us at contactus@farmingdaleyouthcouncil.com (Subject: Summer)

RECREATION PROGRAM / GRADES 1-8 Supervised recreational programs for children entering grades 1 to 8 as of September 2017. Activities include: organized games, recreational activities, arts & crafts, trips, special events, and more. Recreation Programs meet Monday through Friday, beginning Wednesday, July 5th and concluding Friday, August 4th at the following Recreation Centers.

Grades 1-5 (9:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Albany Avenue, Saltzman East Memorial, Northside and Woodward Parkway

Grades 6-8 (9:30 AM to 1:30 PM)
Howitt Middle School

Registration: At the center you plan to attend, Thursday, June 29th...2 P.M. to 7 P.M.

Information regarding activities will be available at each of the centers. $50.00 registration fee per child is required.

SWIMMING INSTRUCTION / GRADES 1-3 Swim instruction for children entering grades 1 to 3 as of September 2017, at the Howitt Pool. One hour classes, which include instruction and free swim, beginning Wednesday, July 5th. Classes are organized by ability. Session dates and times available at registration.

Registration: In the Howitt West Gym, Thursday, June 29th...2 P.M. to 7 P.M.

$35.00 registration fee per child/per session is required.

SWIMMING INSTRUCTION / GRADES 4-9 Swim instruction for children entering grades 4 to 9 as of September 2017, at the Farmingdale High School Pool. One hour classes, which include instruction and free swim, beginning Wednesday, July 5th. Classes are organized by ability. Session dates and times available at registration.

Registration: At the Farmingdale High School Pool, Thursday, June 29th...2 P.M. to 7 P.M.

$35.00 registration fee per child/per session is required.

AFTERNOON SWIM Supervised swimming, for children entering grades 4 to 12 as of September 2017 at the Farmingdale High School Pool. Monday through Friday, 3:00 to 4:00 P.M. (Wednesday, July 5th to Thursday, August 3rd)

Registration: Wednesday, July 5th.

$35.00 registration fee per child is required.

TINY TOT SWIM INSTRUCTION Swim instruction for children ages 1 to 5, at the Howitt Pool. Children must be accompanied by their parent, who will be required to go into the pool. One hour classes to include group and individual instruction for a 1 week session. Classes meet daily from 12 Noon to 1:00 P.M. as per registration. Session dates available at registration.

Registration: In the Howitt West Gym

Thursday, June 29th...2 P.M. to 7 P.M.

$35.00 registration fee per child/per session is required.

Please Note: The Howitt Pool may be closed due to inclement weather and/or other factors beyond the Summer Program's control.

THEATER ARTS A multidimensional and highly creative program designed for boys and girls entering grades 4 to 12 as of September 2017. Theater games, characterization, improvisation, dramatics, vocals and the technical aspects of the theater are explored in this program. Program is scheduled to meet Monday through Friday, 9:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. beginning Wednesday, July 5th. The Junior Program, grades 4 to 7, is scheduled to meet in the Saltzman Elementary School Auditorium. The Senior Program, grades 8 to 12, is scheduled to meet in the High School Auditorium. Information regarding these programs will be available at registration.

Registration: At Farmingdale High School.

Monday, June 26th*...10 AM to 1 PM.

$185.00 fee per child due at registration.


* PLEASE NOTE THE DATE AND TIMES FOR REGISTRATION.

SEWING INSTRUCTION For children entering grades 4 to 12 as of September 2017. Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings at the Howitt School. Class times available at registration.

Registration: In the Howitt West Gym,

Thursday, June 29th...2 P.M. to 7 P.M.

$30.00 registration fee per child is required.

SELF-SUSTAINING SUMMER PROGRAMS These programs are provided through the Farmingdale Youth Council Summer Program, and require a fee that includes medical insurance. Registration for all self-sustaining programs is limited, and based on a first come, first served basis. Self-sustaining programs may be canceled due to insufficient registration.

THIS SUMMER'S SELF-SUSTAINING PROGRAMS INCLUDE:

Pre-Kindergarten, children entering Kindergarten in September 2017.

Summer Music Program, grades 5 to 12 as of September 2017.

Registration forms for these programs may be obtained at all of The Farmingdale Schools, The Farmingdale Public Library, or by contacting our office at (516) 694-0916.

PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THE SUMMER PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM IS BY MAIL ONLY. NO WALK IN OR DROPPED OFF REGISTRATION FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS PROGRAM.



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Registration for most Summer Recreation Programs is ongoing. Additional information regarding all Summer Programs Is available by contacting our office:

516-694-0916 or email us at contactus@farmingdaleyouthcouncil.com


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