After a long winter, Suffield Parks and Recreation is excited to be offering a variety of programming for various ages this spring! From tee ball to tennis, and e-sports to Lego, there is something fun for everyone. Register early as enrollment is limited.
Suffield Parks and Recreation expands its recreational opportunities with the addition of eSports programs. eSports engages video gamers to compete against each other in organized virtual leagues and in-person tournaments.
By Donna Carney-Bastrzycki, Director of Special Programs |
The need for community connections and meaningful events and activities has always been essential, but during these challenging and uncertain times during the COVD-19 pandemic, it has become even more vital.
By Brian Casinghino, Parks and Recreation Commission Chairman |
As our calendars turn to the final page of 2020, I would like to offer a synopsis of the Parks and Recreation programs and activities during this unique year. We have become familiar with the challenges faced by private and public organizations in performing their traditional functions, and this context is important as one considers the programming offered to our citizens during this period.
Peter LeClerc is a busy man these days. In addition to his regular duties as Director of Parks and Recreation here in Suffield, he is also managing a new COVID-related project called S-PREP, shorthand for Suffield Parks and Recreation Enrichment Program.
The Observer’s peripatetic photographer happened upon one of the Parks & Rec Department’s summer camps in late July and stayed to watch. This year the summer camps were significantly affected by the required COVID-19 behavior standards.
February concluded our youth basketball season with Suffield Parks and Recreation. As my first season of basketball comes to a close, I am very thankful to be able to have worked with so many dedicated volunteers, staff and coaches.