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Newsletter: Check out our December Newsletter! It contains trips, special events, and different activities that are happening in town!!! Keep up to date and informed on what's happening in South Hadley so you don't miss out! Click Here to read this month's newsletter!

Santa's Land: Held a Buttery Brook Park, it is an annual tradition. With the park dressed up with lights and displays, the whole family will enjoy a visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus, hot chocolate and cookies! Have a photo taken or take your own while your child visits with Santa (many people do both), then take a ride on Santa's train through our lighted holiday wonderland! Santa's Land will be open December 11-14th & December 18-21st Thursday-Sunday 5:30-7:30pm. Activities are free of charge. Photo's with Santa are $5.00 (or take your own). To visit Buttery Brook's website please click here.

Women's Open Basketball: Women's open basketball will be starting on Tuesday December 2nd and will run through Tuesday March 10th. It will run every Tuesday (with the excpetion of December 30th & Feburary 17th due to school vacation) from 8:00pm-9:30pm at the Michael E. Smith Middle School.

Bricks for Kids®: We have a Minecraft class taking place on January 2nd for ages 5-10. Please click here for a registration form and more information. Our weekly classes will also start up again the beginning of January. For more information on our weekly classes, click here.

Ice Skating Rink: The Ice Rink at Beachgrounds will be back again this year! It will be available for use January 30th - February 23rd weather permitting. We are collecting ice skate donations outside the recreation office, and anyone who may be looking for skates can come look in our donations box to see if there may be a pair that fits you!

Tang Soo Do: Winter classes are now being offered and they will start December 1st - February 26th and will take place on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday nights from 6:30pm to 7:30pm for ages 7-15 and 7:30pm-8:30pm for ages 16+ in the Wellness Room at the Michael E. Smith Middle School. The cost is $30 per month per student. Students who attend that class regularly and show progress will be tested and promoted to ranks within the belt system of the World Tang Soo Do Association. For more information and a registration form for the Winter Session please click here

Swords Swim Team: For information about the Swords Swim team please click here

Winter Sports

Wrestling: Wrestling registrations are going on now through Monday October 27th. Registrations are held Monday-Friday from 8:30-4:30pm and Monday evenings from 6-7:30 (Sept 29, Oct 6, Oct 20, and Oct 27). You can also register online by clicking the blue register button below. *Kids are allowed to play recreation basketball and wrestling simultaneously with the knowledge that basketball is the first priority. For more information please click here. For a registration form click here.

DARE Basketball: DARE Basketball is for kids in grades 9-12 who do not play for the High School team. Registrations will run from Monday September 29th until after try-outs for the High School team. Registrations are held Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm and Monday evenings from 6-7:30 (Sept 29, Oct 6, Oct 20 and Oct 27). You can also register online by clicking the blue register button below. For more information about DARE basketball please click here. For a registration form click here.


Bus Trips

Red Sox Fenway Park Bus Trips: We will be taking 2 bus trips to Fenway Park this year. One on Saturday June 13th vs the Blue Jay and one on Sunday August 16th vs the Mariners. The times of the games are currently TBD, we will get the times to you as soon as we know. The cost is $95 per person.

Adult Activities

Adult Sport Information:  Click here for a listing of all of our adult programs.  

Adult Fitness Classes:

Tanya Gets You Fit Classes: *Special Deal for TGYF Classes. Purchase $100 worth of TGYF Classes at the Town Hall and recieve $25 worth of classes free! That's $4 a class. Buy this for yourself or as a gift. Deal ends December 31st. Purchases cannot be made online, you must purchase them with Tanya.* The South Hadley Recreation Department and certified personal trainer Tanya Ryan have teamed up to offer the following fun and dynamic group exercise programs: Boot Camp, Cardio Kickboxing, Core Power, Pilates, Total Body Blast and Zumba.  All classes are held in the South Hadley Town Hall Auditorium. Click Here for additional information and registration forms regarding these classes.

Aquacise Classes:  Join our water aerobics class that meets on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7:30-8:30pm at the Michael E. Smith Pool.  This program will resume next September. Click Here for additional information about the class and a registration form.

Classes with Patti Spirito: Come check out what the Hula-Hoop Fitness craze is all about!  Classes are held on Tuesday nights from 7pm-8pm and Saturday mornings from 10:00am-11:00am. Patti is now also offereing a Pilates class on Saturday mornings at 9am! Classes are $5.00 per class.

Our Cancellation Hotline number is 538-5017 x233.

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Contact TypeContact Information
Recreation Director
Asst Recreation Director
Cancellation Hotline
413-538-5017 x233
Town Hall
116 Main Street, Room 3
South Hadley, MA 01075
413-538-5017 - Ext. 203
Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30. We often offer Monday night registrations during specific registration periods, check that info in the sport announcement for the specific dates.

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