Youth Programs

Daring December

Looking for something to do during Winter Vacation? Join us for a week of camp at the Norwich Recreation Department. The week will be staffed by some of our outstanding Summer Rec instructors. Open to boys and girls in 1st through 6th grade.

Activity #:     320112-1 (Full day)
                      320113-A1 (PM Care)
Dates:           December 26 – December 29
Day:              Monday – Friday
Time:             8:00AM – 4:00PM (Full day)
                      4:00PM – 5:00PM (PM Care)
Place:           Norwich Recreation Department
Fee:               Res. $20; NR. $30 per day (Full day)
                      $5 per day (PM Care)
Deadline:      December 4, 2017; $10 late fee will apply

Youth Instructional Basketball League

This league is geared towards teaching and improving basketball skills through developmental drills and game play. Instruction and coaching will focus on teaching children the basic fundamentals of basketball as well as sportsmanship, teamwork, and fair play. Your child will participate in 20 minutes of skill development then put the practice into action by playing a controlled 40 minute basketball game. Registration fee includes instruction, coaching, and T-shirt. Teams will meet 1 weeknight per week for 1hr. *Day and time are to be determined once all registrations have been processed; coaches will contact players with information regarding first day.

Time:            6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Date:            January – March
Day:             Monday’s and Wednesday’s
Place:          Huntington School
                    80 W Town St. Norwich, CT
Fee:             $45 Residents/$55 Non-Resident
Deadline:    December 15; $10 late fee will apply

High School Basketball Recreational Games

This will be geared towards improving basketball skills through game play. Each week your child will participate in recreational games while getting fit, making new friends, and working on basketball skill. Registration fee includes coaching and T-Shirt! *Day and time are to be determined once all registrations have been processed; coaches will contact players with information regarding first day.

Time:            6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Date:            January  – March
Day:             Tuesday’s and Thursday’s
Place:           Teachers Memorial Middle School (6th Grade Academy)
                     15 Teachers Dr. Norwich, CT
Fee:              $45 Residents/$55 Non-Resident
Deadline:     December 15; $10 late fee will apply


Otis Library Programs Sponsored by Norwich Recreation Department


Kids Imagine Book Club: Grades 3 – 5

This is an Otis Library Program sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department. Read and discuss a featured book each month! Food and related activities provided. Registration required (register prior month and pick up copy of book at the Front Desk). Program takes place in the Story Hour Room.

Dates:         9/18, 10/23, 11/20, 12/11, 1/22, 2/12, 3/19, 4/23, 5/14
Time:           6:00pm – 7:00pm
Day:             Monday’s
Location:    Otis Library
                    261 Main St.
                    Norwich, CT
Fee:             Free

Tween Book Club: Grades 6 – 8

This is an Otis Library Program sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department. A fun book club for the tween set: read and discuss featured book each month. Pizza and related activities provided. Registration required (register prior month and pick up copy of book at the Front Desk) Program takes place in the Meeting Room.

Dates:         9/25, 10/30, 11/27, 12/18, 1/29, 2/26, 3/26, 4/30, 5/21
Time:           6:00pm – 7:00pm
Day:             Monday’s
Location:     Otis Library
                     261 Main St.
                     Norwich, CT
Fee:             Free

Recipes for Success: Ages 8 - 11

This is an Otis Library Program sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department. Enjoy making and eating a delicious treat each month. Related activities provided. Registration required; register prior month and pick-up copy of book at the Front Desk of Otis Library. In the Story Hour Room.

Dates:          4/14, 5/12, 6/9
Time:           11:00am – 12:00pm
Day:             Saturday’s
Location:     Otis Library
                     261 Main St.
                     Norwich, CT
Fee:              Free