Playground Program (Summer 2022)

The Playground Program is open to Southington resident children, ages 5-12.

The program is held rain or shine, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, at South End Elementary School & Recreation Park (Maxwell Noble Drive, Plantsville).

Registration   Program FAQ


2022 Program Dates and FeesThe program is comprised of three separate 2-week sessions. Each child may be registered for a maximum of two sessions (4 weeks).

  • SESSION ONE: June 27-July 1 and July 5*-8
  • SESSION TWO: July 11-15 and July 18-22
  • SESSION THREE: July 25-29 and August 1-5

The cost to attend each session is $130.00 per child. There are no sibling discounts available.

Financial aid may be available to those who qualify through Southington Community Services. Please make an appointment with the Community Services office at (860) 628-3761 to determine eligibility.

*No program on Monday, July 4 due to the Independence Day holiday.


Program Activities

Scheduled activities may vary daily and can include, but not be limited to:

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

*A field trip to Apple Valley Bowl (Plantsville) will be scheduled on one day during each of the three sessions. Bus transportation will be provided to/from the bowling alley. Field trip fees are not included in the general registration fee. The associated fees will be announced at the beginning of each session and will be collected by program staff on the day of the trip (cash only). All children & program staff will be leaving the park/school premises on field trips days. Children who do not wish to participate in the field trip will not be able to attend the Playground Program on that day.


Program Documents