Rec notes and announcements:
Sierra and I wish to thank the community for another successful Chicken BBQ at Old Home Days 2014. We are especially grateful to our volunteers who included chicken barbequers, coleslaw and bean preparers, kitchen and cafeteria preparers, cashiers, servers, and cleanup crew. Thank you, Dan frank, Jon Ulrich, George Wiltsie, Lori Robbins, Sean Norman, Joyce Frank, Brian Barrett, and Rachel Frank. We also could not do any of this without the support and contribution of the Newfield School district, in particular Steve Yaple, Head of Grounds and Maintenance; Robin wood, Cafeteria manager; and Der Walters and Paul Smith. Masons, thank you for the use of the Temple for food prep on Friday night and Firemen for the use of your BBQ pit on saturday.
Ski Club: Winter is Coming! It’s time to start thinking about having fun in the snow with Newfield Recreation Ski & Ride Club. The Club goes to Greek Peak on 6 consecutive Friday nights beginning January 9 and ends with a trip to the Water Park. Attend the Sign Up and Information Meeting on Thursday Oct 2nd at the Town Hall, 7 pm, for details.
Welcome to the Town of Newfield Recreation Department.
We offer a variety of recreation opportunities for the community, and we are always looking to expand and improve our offerings. Almost all of our recreation programs are held on Newfield Central School District grounds or inside the school’s facilities. Without the support from the school district many of our programs would not be possible. In any community, communication is key. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any ideas, questions or concerns by using the contact information at the bottom of this page.
The Recreation Department would like to extend its sympathy to the family of Brian Miller, who passed away recently. Brian was a longtime supporter and activist for Newfield Recreation programs and wore many hats as a volunteer, coach, and leader. He will be missed by all. On a personal note, I remember Brian’s passion for the basketball program and his drive to make it the best program for his son as well as all the children who participated. It was one of my first introductions to the Newfield Community and he and Stacy made me feel at home. You might disagree with Brian but you could not help but respect his dedication and drive to do things to the best of his ability. And he did.
As a gesture of Brian’s love of community and especially youth sports, his family has asked that donations can be made to the Newfield Recreation Department. A dedicated fund has been created for these donations and an appropriate use will be found for them in the near future. We are grateful for this lasting memorial to Brian.
Coming soon – Winter registrations and programs!!!
More information on all these programs and answers to any recreation questions concerning our community may be found in our online catalog, link below; or by contacting the Recreation Department (information at the bottom of the page).