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 Parks & Recreation
skyhawks Basketball
This fun, skill-intensive program is designed for beginning to intermediate players. Using our progressional curriculum, we focus on the whole player – teaching sportsmanship and teamwork. Boys and girls will learn the fundamentals of passing, shooting, ball handling, rebounding, and defense through skill-based instruction and small- sided scrimmages. Each child receives an award certificate and Skyhawks t-shirt.
Gear to bring: Appropriate clothing, water bottle and sneakers
Food to bring: 2 snacks & water bottle (lunch for full day camp)
Days: Monday–Friday
Ages 7–12
Date: June 24–June 28 (Monday–Friday) Time: 9:00am–3:00pm
Fee: $185
Location: Moser School (Outdoor/Indoor)
Ages 7–12
Date: July 15–19 (Monday–Friday)
Time: 9:00am–3:00pm
Fee: $185
Location: Moser School (Outdoor/Indoor)
Ages 5–7
Date: July 29–August 2 (Monday–Friday) Time: 9:00am–12:00pm
Fee: $145
Location: Moser School (Outdoor/Indoor)
skyhawks sports and games camp for ages 7–12
Skyhawks provides a wide variety of fun, safe, and positive programs that emphasize critical lessons in sports and life, such as teamwork, respect, and sportsmanship. Our programs are designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love for
an active, healthy lifestyle. For this camp, our patient and knowledgeable staff use a variety of skill-building games and activities to give each athlete a complete understanding and overview of many different popular sports and games. Sports and games include capture the flag, soccer, ultimate frisbee, kickball, baseball, 4-square, flag football, team handball, and many more! Each child receives an award certificate and Skyhawks t-shirt!
Gear to bring: Appropriate clothing, water bottle, sneakers, and sunscreen
Food to bring: Lunch, snacks & water bottle Days: Monday–Friday
Date: July 22–26
Time: 9:00am–3:00pm Location: Moser School Fee: $185
Beginner golf camp for ages 5–8
Skyhawks Beginning Golf is powered by Payne Stewart Golf Experiences, the recommended entry-level golf program for PGA Junior Golf Camps. The unique, games-based play program and modified learning equipment make it easier for kids to hit the ball and expereience early success. Putting, chipping, poitching,a nd full swing are all taught through games, simple repetitive motions and learning rhymes that make it easy for young kids to remember and repeat. Specially designed, age-appropriate golft equipment is provided. Each child receives an award certificate and Skyhawks t-shirt.
Gear to bring: Appropriate clothing, water bottle, sneakers, and sunscreen
Food to bring: 2 snacks & water bottle
Days: Monday–Wednesday
Date: July 1–3
Time: 9:00am–12:00pm Location: Moser School Fee: $119
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-confidence 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
Location: Community Center Gymnasium Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Dates: June 11–August 15 (18 classes, no class 7/2 or 7/4)
Time: Beginner 5:30–6:30pm;
Advanced 6:30–7:30pm
Fee: $90 residents, $99 non-residents
incrediflix Film-creation camp (ages 7–13)
Children will get excited for this very unique experience learning how to develop their own, independent films! From directing to film choreography to voiceovers, children will be exposed to it all! Please visit our website for detailed descriptions of each program. Instructor: Incrediflix Instructors
Location: Rocky Hill Community Center Activity Room 3
Day: Monday-Friday
Session 1 Dates: August 5–9
Half Day: Live Action Flix – 9:00am–12:00pm OR Lego Flix – 1:00–4:00pm OR
Full Day: Live Action and Lego Flix – 9:00am–4:00pm
Fee for Half Day: $235 for residents Fee for Full Day: $445 for residents
tennis lessons for ages 4–17
Quickstart Tennis (ages 4–13) is designed to
bring kids into the game by utilizing specialized equipment, shorter court dimensions and modified games tailored to the age and size of the player. The High School program (ages 14–17) is designed for beginners to advanced players looking to play tennis or level up their game. Sneakers with non- marking soles required. Bring your own tennis racquet but some will be available to borrow, if needed. For more information, contact Miguel Garcia at the Tennis & Fitness Center of Rocky Hill at 860-563-8051.
Days: Vary based on level, see below
Session 1 Dates: weeks of June 24, July 1, July 8, and July 15, no class on July 4, will be on Friday, July 5
Session 2 Dates: weeks of July 22, July 29,
August 5, and August 12
Red Ball, 36’ court, 4–8 year olds – Monday/Wednesday – 5:30–6:30pm
Orange Ball, 60’ court, 7–10 year olds – Monday/Wednesday – 6:30–7:30pm
Green Ball, 78’ court, 10–13 year olds – Tuesday/Thursday – 5:30–6:30pm
High School, 78’ court, Beginner to Team Player, 14–17 year olds – Tuesday/Thursday – 6:30–7:30pm
Location: Tennis Center, 1000 Elm Street Fee: $150 for 8 classes
Park & recreation team tennis (grades 3–12 with three separate divisions)
Park and Recreation Team Tennis (PRTT) is a recreational team tennis league designed to give kids the opportunity to play team tennis, and
learn skills associated with the sport, develop sportsmanship, and fair play. Winning is an important goal, but it is not the sole purpose of the Team Tennis program. Matches will be held on either Wednesday evenings or Saturday Mornings. There will be three home matches at Rocky Hill High School and three away matches at other Park and Rec programs in the Greater Hartford Area. This program is coordinated by USTA. Visit our website for more details!
Dates/Times: Six matches throughout the summer season. Exact dates TBA.
Location: Home matches are at RHHS. Away matches will be announced
Fee: $60 per participant
Satisfaction Guaranteed!
We guarantee that you and your family will enjoy participating in any or all of our programs. If after participating in one of our programs, you are less than satisfied with its quality, discuss it with our recreation staff so that we can make it right!

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