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         Parks & Recreation
   Letter from the Director of Parks & Recreation
Greetings Rocky Hill Residents –
As we approach the summer of 2021, we at the Rocky Hill Parks & Recreation Department would like to thank you for your continued support throughout this pandemic. All of us learned about socially distanced events, virtual programming, and the importance of being able to get outside and enjoy our parks and trails within the community. Covid-19 forced all of us to change the way we live and operate. In turn, it forced our department to be more creative and innovative while learning to appreciate the power of contingency planning.
Speaking of planning, we are still in the stages of putting together a summer full of fun and engaging activities. With guidelines constantly changing, our most up to date information on summer programming will be available on our website: www.registrations.rhparkrec.org. This summer, we are excited
to bring back Summerscape Day Camp as well as swimming lessons, concerts, drive-in movies, farmers markets, and our award winning UFO Frisbee Golf nights. In addition, our department is thrilled to announce our latest collaboration with Rocky Hill High School Athletics to offer our new “Jr. Terriers Athletics Series” which will host camps/clinics for a variety of sports lead by our own varsity coaches and athletes!
In closing, we look forward to seeing all of you soon as we attempt to put 2020 behind us and rebound with a better-than-ever 2021. Let’s do this Rocky Hill!
 Craig A. Bowman, CPRP Director of Parks & Recreation
Parks & Recreation Department Policies
                                                                                                registration Process
Registration for all programs will begin
May 3 (unless otherwise noted). Registrations will be processed in the order in which they were received: Online, phone or mail. Full payment
is due at time of registration. A receipt will be E-mailed to you or printed at your request. In the event a program is full you will be placed on the wait list and notified.
Photo Policy
By attending or participating in a program, you give us permission to take and publish photos of you.
If you do not wish to be photographed, you must include this request in writing.
non-residents
While we do welcome non-residents to register for our programs (except where noted),
Rocky Hill residents will receive priority in the registration process. An additional non-resident fee may be applicable.
Payment
n Payment may be by check, cash, or credit card (MasterCard, VISA and Discover).
n Mail-in registrations may not include cash.
n All checks should be made payable to: “Town of Rocky Hill.”
n Returned checks are subject to a $20 service charge.
Financial Assistance
Funding is set aside to assist Rocky Hill families that require financial help in registering for programs. For further information and an application, please contact the Human Services Department, 860-258-2799.
refund Policy
As Rocky Hill Parks & Recreation strives to provide excellent customer service, we make all attempts to provide top-quality programs at reasonable costs. Program costs are based
on participation numbers.
n If a program is cancelled by Rocky Hill Parks &
Recreation, a full refund will be given. n Registration may be cancelled up to 5
business days prior to a program starting date. EXCEPT NO REFUNDS on tickets, trips, or pool passes.
n No refunds will be given once a program has begun, unless a doctor’s note is submitted excusing absence.
n Absolutely no refunds will be given for any used portion of a program.
n All refunds are subject to a $10 processing fee. Anyone registered for our programs multiple sessions (i.e. Summer Camp), the fee would apply to each individual session (7 weeks x 10 = $70) per child.
n When a program is run by a third party vendor (i.e. Mad Science, Skyhawks, etc.) no refunds will be given 5 business days prior to start of the program.
n Your refund will be communicated to you at the time of cancellation.
Program / event cancellations
Throughout the year, programs and/or events may be cancelled for a variety of reasons
such as but not limited to: weather, facility maintenance, unforeseen circumstances... In the event of a cancellation, it is at the discretion of the Parks & Recreation Department to feasibly decide if programs / events will have the capability of being re-scheduled.
cancellations Due to weather
In terms of inclement weather cancellations, our department follows the BOE school cancellation decision. In the event of:
n Delayed Openings: all Parks & Recreation
activities scheduled before 11:00am will be
cancelled.
n Early Dismissals: all Parks & Recreation
activities scheduled after 3:00pm will be
cancelled.
n Full Day Cancellation: all Parks & Recreation
activities will be cancelled for the entire day. Please be sure to check our registration website:
www.rockyhillct.gov/parkrec to find the current status of our program/events. Make sure you register for email alerts from our department, or call our front office: 860-258-2772 to find out further details.
stay connected!
In the event of any program cancellations, be sure to follow your local news stations (WFSB, NBC 30, Fox 61, News Channel 8) along with our online sources:
n RegistrationWebsite: registrations.rhparkrec.org
n Facebook: www.facebook.com/rhparksrec n Twitter: www.twitter.com/rhparksrec
n Instagram: www.instagram.com/rhparksrec
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