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Parks & Recreation
Youth
skyhawks Mini-hawk (Baseball, Basketball & soccer) for ages 4–6
This multi sport program gives children a positive  rst step into athletics. The essentials
of each sport are taught in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and
a focus on fun. All games and activities were designed to allow campers to explore balance, movement, hand/eye coordination, and skill development at their own pace.
Gear to bring: Appropriate clothing, water bottle, sneakers, and sunscreen
Food to bring: 2 snacks & water bottle Includes: Sport ball and T-shirt
Days: Monday–Friday
Date: July 27–31
Time: 9:00am–12:00pm Location: Griswold Middle School Fee: $129
skyhawks tennis camps for ages 6–12
Our tennis program focuses on skill re nement as well as practice and match play. Skyhawks tennis breaks down the fundamental skills through easily understood drills, games and exercises to help improve overall coordination and technique. Players learn proper grips, footwork, strokes, volleys and serves, as well as the rules and etiquette that make tennis an exciting game.
Gear to bring: Tennis racquet, appropriate clothing, sneakers, and sunscreen
Food to bring: 2 snacks & water bottle Includes: T-shirt
Days: Monday–Friday
Date: July 13–17
Time: 9:00am–12:00pm Location: High School courts Fee: $129
skyhawks Basketball
This fun, skill-intensive program is designed
for beginning to intermediate athletes. An active week of passing, shooting, dribbling and rebounding makes this one of our most popular programs. Boys and girls will also learn vital
life lessons such as respect, teamwork and responsibility.
Gear to bring: Appropriate clothing, water bottle and sneakers
Food to bring: 2 snacks & water bottle (lunch for full day camp)
Includes: Basketball and T-shirt
Days: Monday–Friday
skyhawks Multi sport for ages 7–12 (Baseball, Basketball, Flag Football, soccer) This multi-sport camp is designed to introduce young athletes to a variety of di erent sports
in one setting. Athletes will learn the rules and essentials of each sport through skill-based games and scrimmages. By the end of the week your child will walk away with knowledge of these sports along with vital life lessons such as respect, teamwork, and self-discipline.
Gear to bring: Appropriate clothing, water bottle, sneakers, and sunscreen
Food to bring: Lunch, snacks & water bottle Includes: T-shirt and sport ball
Days: Monday–Friday
Date: July 27–31
Time: 9:00am–3:00pm
Location: Griswold Middle School
Fee: $149
Beginner golf camp for ages 5–8
Boys and girls will learn the fundamentals of swinging, putting and body positioning of this lifelong sport: Using the ShortGolf system, we have simpli ed instruction so that young players can make an e ective transition onto the golf course. No need to bring your own clubs--all equipment is provided.
Gear to bring: Appropriate clothing, water bottle, sneakers, and sunscreen
Food to bring: 2 snacks & water bottle Includes: T-shirt
Days: Monday–Friday
Date: August 3–7
Time: 9:00am–12:00pm Location: Griswold Middle School Fee: $129
Rocky Hill Dog Park
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The Dog Park is located in Elm Ridge Park on Elm Street, Route 160. Open all year dawn to dusk. There is no lighting at the dog park.
Please be sure follow all dog park rules.
Enter at your own risk.
Sponsor a Piece of the Park: Buy a section of fence for $200 and get a plaque attached to it with your choice of wording.
21th Annual Dog Day at the Pool: will be held on Tuesday, August 18 from 4:00–5:15 and 5:30–6:45pm: Bring your well-behaved dog to Elm Ridge Pool for an afternoon of swimming!! After the outdoor pool closes for the summer, all dog owners with their pets are welcome. Swimming for dogs only. All money collected will be used for the dog park, located in Elm Ridge Park.
Fee: $5.00 per dog and $1.00 per person.
June 22–26, 9:00am–12noon Ages 5–7, $129, Moser School
July 6–10, 9:00am–3:00pm
Ages 7–12, $149, Griswold Middle School
July 20–24, 9:00am–3:00pm
Ages 7–12, $149, Griswold Middle School
Family
karate
Learn the traditional art of Okinawan Shorin Ryu Karate. You will learn the basics of Karate, block and striking, as it is still taught in Okinawa today. Students will learn discipline, self con dence and how to defend themselves. The Beginner class (for ages 6–10) is for students with no previous training and the Advanced Karate is for ages 10 and up. Class is done barefoot.
New students: wear loose comfortable clothing to class.
Instructor: Master Sensei Peter Pekrul, 10th degree black belt
Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Date: July 7–August 13
Time: Beginner 6:00–7:00pm; Advanced 7:00–8:00pm
Location: Community Center
Fee: $55 residents, $70 non-residents
Park Pavilion Rentals
Elm Ridge Park and Maxwell Park have covered pavilions available for rental. The rental includes picnic tables, trash cans, electricity and use
of the park facilities if not in use by a town program. An admission fee applies to the outdoor pool. To reserve a pavilion you must  ll out a Request for Pavilion/Park Use form and submit with a $100 security deposit and rental fee to the Recreation O ce. The rental fee is $100 for a 4 hour time block. All requests will be reviewed before approval can be granted and a permit issued. No alcohol or smoking is allowed in any town park. The Elm Ridge Park pavilion holds 100 people; Maxwell Park holds 30. The $100 security deposit will be returned
if area is free of damage after rental. For more information please call 860-258-2772 or visit www.rockyhillct.gov/parkrec.
national night out k
National Night Out is an annual community-
building campaign that promotes police- community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.
Millions of neighbors take part in National Night Out across thousands of communities from all  fty states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide on the  rst Tuesday in August (Texas celebrates on the  rst Tuesday in October). Neighborhoods host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts and various other community events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth events, visits from emergency personnel, exhibits and much, much more.
Date: Tuesday, August 4
Time: 6:00–9:00pm
Location: Elm Ridge Park, Veteran’s Memorial Amphitheater
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