Town of Liberty offers fun programs to help keep kids active this spring and summer.
LIBERTY, N.Y. (April 11, 2018) – Spring is officially in full swing and the Town of Liberty has plenty of fun-filled programs for children this spring and summer season. Hosted by the town’s Parks and Recreation Department, registration is now open for swim lessons, the youth and junior golf programs and youth indoor baseball training.
Swim lesson programs are a great way to teach children to learn to swim or to better his or her skills for the summer season. Classes will be held for children ages three and up at the pool at Hanofee Park. Additionally, the Junior Lifeguard Program is designated for children ages 11 – 14, giving children a successful jumpstart into lifeguarding. The lessons are held twice a week – Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays – in the mornings from July 2 through August 10. The cost for one child is $60 for Liberty residents and $90 for non-residents; for two children the cost is $80 for Liberty residents and $110 for non-residents; for three children the cost is $100 for Liberty residents and $130 for non-residents; and for four children the cost is $120 for Liberty residents and $150 for non-residents. Registration is currently open for Liberty residents and will open for non-resident registration on May 1st during regular office hours. Note you must bring proof of residency when registering.
The Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation Department will offer two golf programs for the 2018 season. The Youth Fundamental Golf Program will help children develop the skills necessary to appreciate and enjoy the game of golf. Clinics will run every Sunday in May (5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27) and the first two Sundays in June (6/3 and 6/10) at The Sullivan County Golf and Country Club. The Youth Program is available for children grades 2nd through 8th, and will focus on fundamental golf swing skills, basic knowledge of golf rules, course etiquette, and honesty and integrity. The cost for Liberty residents is $20 and the cost for non-residents is $30.
The Junior Golf League program is designed to bring a “Little League” atmosphere to the game of golf. As a development program, the Junior Golf League offers children in grades 5th through 8th the opportunity to experience golf competition in a fun, low pressure team environment. Matches will start on May 6th with the season ending on June 10th. The program will run every Sunday in May (5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27) and the first two Sundays in June (6/3 and 6/10) at The Sullivan County Golf and Country Club. The cost for Liberty residents is $25 and the cost for non-residents is $35.
The Youth Indoor Baseball Training class focuses on having fun while learning the basic fundamentals of baseball and softball. The class will introduce and cover the basics of a proper stance and set-up, and swing fundamentals. The sessions are taught in a progressive manner, but also at a pace for the skill level. The class is available for children grades 2nd through 6th on Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at the Liberty High School Gym. The cost for Liberty residents is $10 and the cost for non-residents is $20. Note pre-registration is open and also required.
For more information, call 845-292-7690 or visit the Town of Liberty’s website: www.townofliberty.org.
About Liberty, N.Y.
Located at the crossroads of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley region, Liberty is just 90 minutes from New York City. Known for its top notch trails and parks, Liberty is an ideal weekend getaway. Nationally recognized for its award winning school district, those who visit choose to stay. And with its business-friendly climate and strategic location, Liberty is an ideal place to do business. Liberty, New York: live here, play here and do business here!