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The recreation dept. will run a summer tennis camp for children aged 7 years and up and who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City. This camp will be held at the Community Park Tennis Facility. The sessions will run according to the following age groups: 7 and 8 years, 9 through 11 years and 12 years or older. The age of the child at the start of the session will determine which session the child may attend. This instructional program will be conducted in two-hour sessions. Each child may sign up for a maximum of two sessions. The dates, times and fees are as follows:
Session Dates Ages 7-8 9-11 12+-up Cost
1 Wed. 6/26 - Fri. 6/28 noon-2 p.m. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. $55
2 Mon. 7/1 - Wed. 7/3 noon-2 p.m. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. $55
3 Mon. 7/8 - Thurs. 7/11 noon-2 p.m. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. $75
4 Mon. 7/15 - Thurs. 7/18 noon-2 p.m. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. $75
5 Mon. 7/22 - Thurs. 7/25 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. noon-2 p.m. 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. $75
6 Mon. 7/29 - Thurs. 8/1 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. noon-2 p.m. 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. $75
7 Mon. 8/5 - Thurs. 8/8 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. noon-2 p.m. 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. $75
8 Mon. 8/12 - Thurs. 8/15 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. noon-2 p.m. 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. $75

A registration form may be picked up at village hall and sent to the recreation dept. at 351 Stewart Ave. All forms must be filled out completely and have payment attached. All checks should be made payable to the "Inc. Village of Garden City."

Those who would like to make their own form, please include all of the following information: child's name, address, phone number, emergency number, date of birth, grade in September, the words "Summer Tennis Camp" and the dates the child would like to attend. Remember: a child may sign up for a maximum of two one-week sessions. Sign the bottom and return to the recreation dept. at 351 Stewart Ave. with a check made out to the "Inc. Village of Garden City."

For further information, please call the recreation dept. at 465-4075.

The recreation department is happy to announce the beginning of its registration for both boys and girls lacrosse camp for children who are residents of the village. This camp will be held on the fields at St. Paul's the week of July 8-11 and July 15-18. A child can sign up for either or both weeks. All equipment will be provided.

The sessions will run as follows: for boys and girls who will be in third or fourth grade in September - 8:30-10:30 a.m.; for boys and girls who will be in fifth or sixth grade in September - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The recreation department will be following strict grade requirements for this program. The cost of each week of the camp will be $55. To register by mail immediately, registration forms may be picked up at village hall or St. Paul's and sent to the recreation department at 351 Stewart Avenue. All forms must be filled out completely and have payment attached. All checks should be made payable to the "Inc. Village of Garden City."

Those who'd like to make their own form, include all of the following information: child's name, address, phone number, emergency number, date of birth, grade in September, the words "Boys Lacrosse Camp" or "Girls Lacrosse Camp" and the dates the child would like to attend. Sign the bottom and return to the recreation department at 351 Stewart Avenue with a check made out to the "Inc. Village of Garden City." Call 465-4075 for further details.

The recreation department will again run its popular preschool camp, held at St. Paul's Cluett Hall under the direction of Pat Haas-Leonanko. Any child who is a resident of the village and is 3.5 years through 5 years old by the start of the session is eligible to attend. A copy of the child's birth certificate is necessary at time of registration. The camp will run on one-week sessions from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The cost of a one-week session will be $60. The preschool camp will run the following weeks:

Session 1 - July 8-12

Session 2 - July 29 - August 2

Session 3 - August 5-9

Session 4 - August 12-16

Session 5 - August 19-23

To register by mail immediately (the recreation department is not responsible for delays in the mail) a registration form may be picked up at village hall or St. Paul's and sent to the recreation department at 351 Stewart Avenue. All forms must be filled out completely, have payment attached and be accompanied by a copy of a birth certificate in order to be accepted. All checks should be made payable to the "Inc. Village of Garden City."

For those who'd like to make up their own form, include all of the following information: child's name, address, phone number, emergency number, date of birth, the words "preschool camp" and which number session with the dates the child would like to attend. Sign the bottom and return to the recreation department at 351 Stewart Avenue with a check made out to the "Inc. Village of Garden City" and a copy of the child's birth certificate. For further information, call 465-4075.

The recreation department will be conducting a youth soccer camp for boys and girls who are residents of the village during the weeks of Aug. 5 and Aug. 12 at Community Park. Youngsters must be 6 by the start of the camp and attending first grade in Sept. 2002. There will be two sessions. The two-hour session will run from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and will focus on skill development. The five-hour session will include an hour break for lunch and a swim session, supervised by the soccer camp staff, followed by field games. The price of the two-hour session will be $55; the five-hour session will cost $110.

To register by mail immediately (the recreation department is not responsible for delays in the mail) a registration form may be picked up at village hall or St. Paul's and sent to the recreation department at 351 Stewart Avenue. All forms must be filled out completely and have payment attached. All checks should be made payable to the "Inc. Village of Garden City."

For those who'd like to make up their own form, include all of the following information: child's name, address, phone number, emergency number, date of birth, grade in September, the words "soccer camp," the dates the child would like to attend and whether or not the child will attend the two-hour or five-hour session. Sign the bottom and return to the recreation department at 351 Stewart Avenue with a check made out to the "Inc. Village of Garden City" and a copy of the child's birth certificate. For further information, call 465-4075.

The recreation department is conducting tennis lessons for adults who are residents of the village. These lessons run in four-day sessions and are offered every two weeks. They began Monday, May 13. The lessons are held in the late afternoons and evenings at a cost of $60. Classes are offered at the novice, intermediate and advanced levels of play during each session. Call the recreation department at village hall for further information or for an application. The recreation department is again offering its popular Drop-In Tennis program at Grove Park. Dennis Mah, one of the department's tennis pros, will get residents in tune for the upcoming tennis season. This program is open to adult residents of the village. Just drop in on a Tuesday or Thursday at 10 a.m. to participate in the program. The cost is $5 per session, payable to Grove Park.

The recreation department's summer baseball camp is held for children ages 6-12 who are residents of the village. The camp will be held at Community Park during the weeks of July 22-25 and July 29-August 1. This instructional program is offered from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for 6- to 8-year-olds and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for 9- to 12- year-olds. The camp will focus on individual skill development and the importance of playing together as a team.

The cost of the camp will be $55 for one week and $110 for two weeks. Children must be 6 by the start of the camp in order to register. A registration form can be picked up at village hall and sent to the recreation department at 351 Stewart Avenue. All forms must be filled out completely and have payment attached. All checks should be made payable to the "Inc. Village of Garden City."

For those who'd like to make their own form, be sure to include the child's name, address, phone number, emergency number, date of birth, grade in September, the words "Baseball Camp" and the dates the child would like to attend. Sign the bottom and return the form to the recreation department at 351 Stewart Avenue with a check made out to the "Inc. Village of Garden City."

The recreation department began accepting roster packages for the upcoming women's softball league on Tuesday, May 28. Rosters will be accepted from teams meeting the following eligibility requirements:

1. Teams comprised of current residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City.

2. Teams of players who resided in the Inc. Village of Garden City during their high school years.

3. Teams comprised of employees of the Inc. Village of Garden City.

The fee for this league will be $350 which includes umpire fees, balls and trophies. Applications will not be accepted without a completed roster package which includes: roster (name, address, phone for each player), a check to cover the league fee and a copy of each player's current driver's license.

Roster packages are available for pick up at the recreation department in village hall. The deadline for submitting completed packages will be 4 p.m. on June 13.


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