Summer Program

June 24 - August 7 (canceled)


The summer program is held at the Wason Pond Conservation and Recreation Area and is open to Chester children (and children in the surrounding communities) who have completed Kindergarten up to entering the 8th grade in the fall of 2020.  The summer program will be held June 24th through August 7th.  There will be no program held on Friday, July 3rd in honor of Independence Day.

WHEN  June 24th - August 7th.  Half Day: 8am - 12pm.  Full Day 8am - 5pm.

COST   $225.00 - Half Day ($15.00 sibling discount) / $500.00 - Full Day ($30.00 sibling discount)

NON-RESIDENT RATE   $600.00 - Full Day 

REGISTRATION PERIOD: Registration will begin March 1st through June 1st. There will be a $50.00 late fee for any registration received from June 1st through June 14th. Registration fee must be paid in full on or before June 14th.  REFUND POLICY:  To receive a full refund, less a $50.00 cancellation fee, a written refund request to the Recreation Director must be received by June 14th. A 50% refund will be given when written refund requests to the Recreation Director are received from June 16th to June 30th.  No refunds will be granted after June 30th.  REGISTRATION:  The registration fee covers activities, equipment, field trips, t-shirt, and supervision.  WHAT IS CHESTER SUMMER PROGRAM:  It is a municipal recreation program that is partially sponsored by the town and held at the Wason Pond Conservation and Recreation Area.  Chester Recreation Department will offer a variety of activities throughout the day including weekly field trips, swimming, sports/field games, hikes, arts and crafts, team building activities and much more!  CONTACT INFO: If you have any questions, please contact the Recreation Department at 887-3636, Ext. 100 or e-mail the Summer Program at [email protected]

FIELD TRIPS: Field trips are included in the cost of registration and will be held on Wednesdays (beginning July 8th).  There will be no program held back on site on field trip days. 

SUMMER JOBS   Chester Recreation offers several employment opportunities for our summer recreation program - for more information click the Employment tab located under Town Departments

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