By Charlotte Parks and Rec
Youth Lacrosse. Players in grades 3 through 8 will participate in the US Lacrosse league and will need a US Lacrosse membership. Please visit our website for more information. The registration form must be completed and submitted with payment to Town Hall by March 9.
Shelburne Little League Baseball/Softball. Registration closes on March 15 at 11:59 p.m. Season dates: May 1 – June 6. For more information or to register, please go to shelburnelittleleague.com
Mini Lacrosse. Practices will be offered to first and second graders on Saturday mornings at Charlotte Central. Each participant will get a chance to learn more about the game while having fun. Saturdays, May 4 to June 8 at 9:00 a.m. Cost: $35 by April 29
Spring Driver’s Education. The seven-week program will be taught at CCS by Joe Barch of 802 Driving School; Joe has over 15 years of experience teaching in the public schools. Registration Fee: $690
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays March 13 through April 18, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Except March 6, 7, 11 and 14, 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.)
Afterschool Tennis Lessons. The program is open to first through eighth graders and age groups will be split into the two time slots listed below. You may sign your child up for both sessions. Please note: Depending on roster sizes, those in fourth and fifth grade may be assigned to either group.
Mondays and Wednesdays
Session 1: April 29 to May 15
Session 2: May 20 to June 10 (no lessons May 27)
Grades 1-5, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Grades 4-8, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost per session: $75 (6 lessons)
Afterschool Horseback Riding Lessons. Students in grades 1 through 12 will learn the basic care of the horse, including grooming, bathing, feeding and upkeep at the Steeple Ridge Farm. Students will also learn the nutrition side, and anatomy side of the horse and the certain tack we use on our horses.
Tuesdays, 2:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Session 6: March 26 – April 30
Session 7: May 7 – June 4
Boater Safety Course. Boating safety education is required for any motor boat operator, 12 years of age or older, born after January 1, 1974. The Boat Vermont, 8-hour classroom course will enable you to get the certification that you need. Participants must be present at all four classes to be eligible for certification. Cost: $20
Mondays and Wednesdays, May 6 through May 15, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Williston Central School.
Safe Sitter Babysitters Course. Safe Sitter® prepares teens to be safe when they’re home alone, watching siblings or babysitting. The course offers four main content areas: safety skills, child care skills, first aid and rescue skills, and life and business skills. Lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Teens will practice choking rescue and diapering. Instructor: Kacey Greene, Williston Rec. Program Coordinator.
Register for one date that works best for your child. Register with the town offering the program. For grades 6 through 8. Cost: $60 town residents / $65 nonresidents.
The class meets from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the following dates and locations:
Williston: Thursday, February 28
Shelburne: Friday, March 22
Hinesburg: Thursday, April 25
Charlotte: Saturday, May 18
Full and partial scholarships are available for all youth recreation activities.
You can find additional information on all of our programs as well as registration forms on our town website at under the ‘Recreation’ tab or contact Nicole Conley by email or by phone at (802) 425-6129 ext.204.