Newsletter: Check out our November Newsletter! It contains trips, special events, spring sports registration information 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!
Basketball Referee/Scorekeeping Clinic: The basketball clinic for high school/college aged students looking to referee, keep the book and the scoreboard will be held Saturday, December 21st from 12-2pm at the Michael E. Smith Middle School. There will be a classroom and court sessions so please come ready to referee if that is what you are looking to do. This is for rec games for our games in grades 1-8. If you are interested you must RSVP to the Recreation Department at 538-5017 ext. 203 or to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Recreation Youth Basketball & Wrestling: Registrations for our youth basketball and wrestling will begin Monday, September 23 and run until Monday, October 28. We have programs for children currently in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade (must have turned five by 9/1/13 for Kindergarten). Click here for information about the programs. Participants can play both wrestling and basketball.
There are currently waiting lists for the following teams: Grade 7/8 Boys Basketball & Grade 5/6 Girls Basketball.
DARE High School Basketball: DARE basketball is for high school aged students and is extremely popular. Registrations begin September 23 and close Friday, December 6 following the completion of the high school tryouts (players on a high school basketball team cannot play in this league). Practices will begin in mid-December with games commencing in January and the season running through early March. The cost to play is $60.
Springfield Armor Basketball Game: The Armor is hosting us at the Mass Mutual Center on Friday, January 3rd. All players signed up for basketball in grades 3-8 will be given a complimentary game ticket and have a chance to make a layup on the court following the game. For friends and family looking to attend with the players, tickets can be purchased by downloading this form for $6 a ticket.
NYC Shopping Trips: Join us on our annual bus trips to New York City for some holiday shopping and sightseeing. The trips are on the following Saturdays; November 23 and December 7th. The bus leaves South Hadley at 7am and arrives in NYC around 9:30am. We leave NYC at 6pm for the return home. The cost is $35 for SH residents and $40 for non-residents. Click here for additional information.
Friday Night Ballroom Dancing: Learn Cha Cha, Waltz, and enjoy 15-20 minutes of open dancing toward the end of class with Reisa Alexander! The session will run for six weeks on January 10, 17, 24, 31 and February 7 & 14. The cost is $60 per person or $100 per couple. 7:00-8:30pm at the South Hadley Town Hall. Participants must preregister at the Recreation Department or by sending in this form!
You & Me Fitness: You & Me Fitness is a movement class for toddlers ages two to five, and their accompanying adults....taught by certified yoga, pilates and dance instructor, Reisa Alexander. Children and adults exercise and stretch with age-appropriate physical activites that enhance strength, flexibility, coordination, balance and body awareness. Adults spend quality time with their children and have a chance to meet and socialize with other caregivers. The class is held on Wednesdays, January 8, 15, 22 &29 at Kidder Hall located at All Saints Episcopal Church. It is $30 for the 4 classes. Click here for more information.
Adult Sport Information: Click here for a listing of all of our adult programs.
Adult Basketball: We will have three adult basketball options this winter. Those are listed below and on our Adult Sports page.
Adult Fitness Classes:
Tanya Gets You Fit Classes: 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.
South Hadley Spirit Night: Come watch the Springfield Falcons take on the Providence Bruins on January 18th at 7:00pm. Tickets are only $12.00 each. Fill the seats with Orange and Black as we cheer on the Falcons!!! Click here for more information and for a ticket order form.
Our Cancellation Hotline number is 538-5017 x233.
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Asst Recreation Director
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.