Youth Programs

Tang Soo Do Korean Martial Arts


November 4 - November 27 
The Chicopee Parks & Recreation Department is offering classes in Tang Soo Do Korean Martial Arts. Come learn with Master Jeffrey Bulissa, a 4th Degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do, and learn about self-defense, confidence and physical fitness. Children, family members and parents can train together.

Mondays and Wednesdays                                                                                        

Class Times

Little Dragons (ages 5 to 6):All Dragon Ranks              6:00 to 6:30 PM 
Gups (ages 7 and up): (beginners),up to Green belts   6:30 to 7:30 PM  
Gups (ages 7 and up):Brown, Red, and Blue belts       7:30 to 8:30 PM

Costs:
Dragons: $40 per 8 class session, 2x per week*
Gups:      $50 per 8 class session, 2x per week*

All classes are held at Chicopee Parks & Recreation Dept.. Pre-registration for program at the Chicopee Parks Department.


ART-ventures for Kids


Tuesday, November 5, 2019
 ( School Day Off)

The kids are off from school so join us and Art-ventures for Kids for a day or art fun.    

Out of this World: Outer Space Art-ventures 
Paint rocket ship picture frames, design and decorate telescope toys and create alien oil pastel drawings inspired by the book "Aliens Love Underpants."

Location: Chicopee Parks Dept. 687 Front St.
Ages: 5-12
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fee : $34/Resident $37/Non-resident

Bring an old, oversized T-shirt to use as a smock, a nut free snack and a drink.
Register in person at the Parks office or online at www.ARTventuresforkids.com 
 
A scholarship may be available for a child whose parent is willing to assist for the day. Contact afterschool@artventuresforkids.com .

For more info call the Parks office 594-3481 


Babysitting Class
Friday, December 6, 2019 (Public School day off)

The public schools are off for the day so we will be offering a babysitting class for youth ages 11 yrs. & older. The class will be held at the Chicopee Parks & Recreation Office 687 Front St. Friday December 6, 2019 from 9 AM. – 12:30 PM. The cost is $70/Residents $75/Non-residents. 

The class will cover such topics as playtime, behavior management, phone skills, common do & don’ts, bathing, feeding, changing diapers, fire safety, CPR review, and first aid. All participants must pre-register for the class by signing up at the Parks Dept. Deadline to sign up is Wednesday December 4th. Class space is limited! For more information please contact the Parks Dept. at 594 - 3481.


Swim Lessons
Saturdays November 2 - December 14
The Parks Department is offering swim lessons for children starting Saturday, November 2. Classes will be held at the Comprehensive High School pool on Montgomery Street.

Levels one & Level two are being offered. Children must be a minimum of 5-years-old to participate and must pass the previous level. The classes will be held once a week on Saturdays from November 2 through December 14. Level one classes start 10 am. Level two classes starting at 11 AM.

The cost for the lessons is $50 for residents and $60 for non-residents. Registration is mandatory and must be done in person at the Chicopee Parks and Recreation office at 687 Front St.

Class Dates: November 2, 9, 16, 23 December 7, 14

No Class on November 30