Playground Program (Summer 2021)

The Playground Program is open to Southington resident children who will be entering grades 1-6 in the fall of 2021. 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).

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2021 Program Dates and FeesThe program is comprised of four separate sessions. Each child may be registered for a maximum of two sessions.

  • SESSION ONE: June 21-25 and June 28-July 2
  • SESSION TWO: July 6*-9 and July 12-16
  • SESSION THREE: July 19-23 and July 26-30
  • SESSION FOUR: August 2-6

The cost to attend Session 1, 2 or 3 is $130.00 per child, per session. The cost to attend Session 4 is $65.00 per child.

*No program on Monday, July 5 due to observance of the Independence Day holiday.

For answers to the most commonly asked program & registration process questions, please visit our FAQ page.


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
  • Volleyball
  • Wiffle Ball

*It has not yet been determined if field trips will be feasible for this summer due to pandemic-related restrictions and social distancing requirements. More information will be available as we get closer to the start of the program. Field trip fees are not included in the general registration fee. If trips are scheduled, their associated fees will be announced at the beginning of each session or earlier, if available, and will be collected by program staff on the day of the trip (cash only).


Program Documents

Individual session activity schedules are not yet available. The State of CT Office of Early Childhood is expected to release updated summer camp guidelines in April which will determine the set-up of our program and its activities.