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Youth Programs
Joe Lonardelli Cross Country Championship Run
Age group cross country championship run. Ribbons for all runners. For 6 - 14 years old children (entering 8th grade of lower.) Trophies for the first 3 boys and girls in each race.
Activity #:  220811-1
Dates:       October 9, 2017
Day:          Monday
Time:        10:30 AM - Registration                         11:00 AM - Race starts
        Place: Mohegan Park Center
Norwich, CT
Fee: Free

Safe Sitter Babysitting Course
Learn the necessary skills for care for children of all ages. A certified instructor will teach children how to handle the messy situations of feeding and diapering, as well as managing scrapes, bruises, and life threatening situations.  Handbook is included. Bring lunch.
Activity #: 421019-1 (Sept 30)
421019-2 (Oct 21)
Instructor: Angelica Martinez
Ages:         11 -14
Dates:       September 30 CANCELLED & October 21 (pick one)
Day:  Saturday
Time: 9:00AM - 2:30PM
Place: Norwich Recreation Department
Fee: Res. $45; NR. $55
Deadline:   Sept 18 (Sept 30) & Oct 9 (Oct 21);
$10 late fee will apply

Randy Deglin Basketball Camp – Grades K-6
The focus of this Camp will be basic drills and fundamentals of the game such as dribbling, passing, shooting, defense, and offense. Improve skills, have fun, and make new friends! New location!
Activity #: 220415-4
Instructor: Chris Guisti
Time: Grades K-2 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Grades 3-6 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Date: October 14 – November 11
Day: Saturdays
Place: Huntington School
80 W Town St. Norwich, CT
Fee:         $15.00 Resident/$25.00 Non-Resident
Deadline: September 29, $10 Late fee will apply

Intro to Lacrosse
Lacrosse is the fastest game on two feet and this class will provide an introduction of the sport for boys and girls. Students will learn the basic skills and rules using safe, made for indoors equipment.  This class is intended for those students who have never played lacrosse.  All equipment will be provided.  Come give the fastest growing sport in America a try!
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Time: 6:30pm – 7:30 pm (Grades 1 – 4)
7:30pm – 8:30pm (Grades 5 – 8)
Date: 11/2, 11/ 9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/ 7, 12/14
Day: Thursday’s
Place: Huntington School Gym
80W Town St. Norwich, CT
Fee: $15 Residents/ $25 Non-Residents

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 22 – 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 2 – March 22
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 2 – March 22
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