Playground Program

Summer 2019

The Playground Program is open to Southington resident children who will be entering grades 1-6 as of August 2019 (next school year). The program is held rain or shine, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, at South End Elementary School & Recreation Park, Maxwell Noble Dr., Plantsville.

The program is comprised of three separate 2-week sessions:

Session Dates Cost
1 June 24-July 5 (No Program July 4) $130*
2 July 8-July 19
3 July 22-August 2

*Additional fees for field trips/pizza party will be collected during each session.

View Program Registration, Cancellation & Refund Policies

Registration Process

  1. Online pre-registration to save a space in the program was held from March 2-15, 2019. Each child may attend a maximum of two sessions.

    • NOTE: As of March 19th, all three sessions are SOLD OUT.

    • It is recommended that you add your name to the wait list, as spaces may become available at a later date:

      Join the Wait List

  2. Complete & sign the required paper registration form. A separate form must be completed for each child.

  3. Submit the registration form and payment in full to the Recreation Department (by mail or in person) no later than Friday, March 22, 2019.

    Failure to meet the March 22nd deadline will result in the cancellation of your reservation.

Questions about this process? Check out our special "Frequently Asked Questions" page created specifically for this program!

Acceptable Forms of Payment

  • Cash (Exact Change ONLY)
  • Check/Money Order - Payable to "Town of Southington"
  • Credit Card*

*An additional, non-refundable 3% service fee applies to all credit card transactions.


Scheduled program activities may vary daily and include, but are not limited to:

  • Basketball
  • Board Games
  • Crafts
  • Field Trips*
  • Kickball
  • Knock Hockey
  • Lacing Projects
  • Painting
  • Playground Time
  • Relay Races
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Wiffle Ball

*Bus transportation will be provided to/from field trip locations. The fees for these trips will be announced at the beginning of each session and will be collected by program staff on the day of the trip (cash only).

Additionally, a pizza party will be held at lunchtime on the last Friday of each session. A small fee will be charged, payable on the day of the party.

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