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Photo provided by Donna Carney-Bastrzyki

Three happy kids display the “glitter eggs” they found in a March 28 Parks and Rec program. From the left: Jill Barrett, Madelyn Eckley and Evan Held.

Parks  and Rec Offers Summer Fun

Sign Up For Summer Fun with the Parks and Recreation Department

Are you looking for enjoyable and enriching activities for the whole family that will make the summer of 2018 the best ever? There is no need to board a plane or take a long car ride when the Parks and Recreation Department has a variety of fun programs and camps right here in Suffield. Our programs help make the perfect stay-cation! With friendly, attentive and knowledgeable staff, affordable prices and programs that will make you and your family smile, summer is sure to be memorable. For a full listing of all of our programs-please visit You can register and pay online! Any questions, please contact 860-668-3862.

Kids Korner/Morning Munchkins Camp

For children ages 3 through those entering grade 2. The Morning Munchkins Camp is specifically designed for children age three which is held in conjunction with Kid’s Korner Camp. Children will enjoy arts & crafts, parachute and water play, active games, snacks, story time, games, special events and much more! Camp will be held at the McAlister School.

Sunrise Day Camp

For children in grades two through five will be held at Sunrise Park. Campers will participate in a variety of fun activities including creative games, sports, arts and crafts, special events, learning about the environment, nature and swimming lessons along with other enjoyable interactive activities.

Tween Adventure Camp

For children in grades six through eight and is also held at Sunrise Park. Campers will participate in interactive and fun adventure games and play a variety of sports, team building exercises, swim lessons and special events. There will be trips to the Suffield Academy Outdoor Leadership Center with a ropes course and team building games, and climbing walls.

Other specialized programs and camps include: Crafty Creations, Minecraft Master Engineering with Lego, Paint It Like Picasso, Splish Splash Art Blast, Chefs in Training, Hola, Welcome to Spanish, Once Upon a Cake, Kids’ Classic Cooking and Healthy Habits, Little Einsteins, Youth Pick-Up Basketball, Swimming Lessons, Introduction to Swim, Performing Arts Summer Theater Program, Basketball World Clinic, Swimming Lessons, Intro to Swim, Tennis Lessons, Tennis Camp, Tennis For Tots, Horseback Riding, Teeball Clinics, Softball Clinics, and UK International Soccer Camp.

For more information and to register, please visit-

The Parks and Recreation Department’s Egg-Citing Easter Egg Dyeing and Egg Hunt was a Hit!

It was a fun-filled afternoon while decorating and dying real Easter Eggs and going on an exciting Egg Hunt with the Parks and Recreation Department on Wed. March 28 at the McAlister School. The children made incredible and creatively designed Eggs, painted their very own Easter baskets, participated in a fun and challenging egg hunt and decorated cookies and treats! Congratulations to Madelyn Eckley, Evan Held and Jillian who found the “glitter eggs” during this year’s Egg Hunt!

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