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We are here for the youth in Schenectady all summer long!

Even though your local Clubhouse is not running normal programming, there's sure to be a

summer program close to you!

 

SPARC 2022 - Summer Program at

the Rotterdam Club

This year’s program runs for eight weeks beginning Monday, June 27th and ending Friday, August 19th.

 

(Closed on Friday, July 4th in recognition of Independence Day)

 

S.P.A.R.C. is a day camp for youth ages 6-13.
All campers will participate in daily activities with a focus on our special themed weeks. Campers will enjoy a wide range of activities including sports, arts & crafts, physical fitness challenges, fun outdoor water games and much more.

 

Weekly Program Fees

Regular Monday- Friday

$75 per week for one child

$60 per week for second child

$40 per week for each additional child

*Please note, payment is due by noon on Thursday for the following week.

 

We do NOT reserve enrollment for unpaid weeks. By no paying in full for the weeks you need, be advised that the week may fill and your child will not be able to attend.*

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Summer Program Information

Week 1: June 27- July 1- Island Fun - Everyday will be spent as a fun-filled island get away. Campers will be playing fun beach games, learning about ocean life and island habitats, and creating beautiful sunrise and sunset paintings.

Week 2: July 5th - July 8th - Space Exploration - *No camp on Monday July 4th* Campers will blast off into outer space and learn about different planets, constellations, and stars. They will spend the week training like an astronaut, building rocket ships, and making paper mâché planets.

 

Week 3: July 11th - July 15th - Blast From the Past - Campers are going to travel back in time and explore the differences in technology, fashion, and the way people in society lived.

 

Week 4: July 18th - July 22nd - Super Star - Campers will experience a fun filled week with lip sync battles, karaoke, and learning different line dances.

 

Week 5: July 25th - July 29th - Superhero’s - Campers will train like superhero’s in our super hero academy, create their own superhero and design comic books for them.

 

Week 6: August 1st - August 5th - Everything Disney - Magic around every corner! Campers will participate in various Disney themed games, activities, and some Disney trivia.

 

Week 7: August 8th - August 12th - Game Show - Campers will play various game shows, learn basic video game coding skills and compete in our very own ninja warrior obstacle course.

Week 8: August 15th - August 19th - Olympic Week - All our campers will compete in various competitive games to see which group will be the 2022 SPARC Olympic Champions!

 

City of Schenectady Park Summer

Recreation & Enrichment Programs

(Presented by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady)

 

Please note: An adult swimmer is classified as anyone 19 years or older

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady

Parks Supervisor-

Louise DiFabbio (518) 374-4714 ext. 24  

Email Us

 

Summer Pool Director- Julie Rouse  (518) 374-4714

Central Park 

Central Park, Schenectady 12309

Pool Information

Monday, June 25th- Friday, August 24th  

    

Open Swim Hours:

Monday - Friday from 12:30pm-6:00pm. 

Saturdays & Sundays 1:00pm-6:00pm.

All swimmers ages 13+ must have a photo ID

All swimmers ages 0-5  must have an adult swimmer in the water with them. All swimmers ages 0-10 must have an adult in the pool area, on deck with them.

 

HillHurst Park  

Campbell Ave, Schenectady 12306

Pool Information

Wednesday, June 27th - Friday, August 17th

Open Swim Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00am-6:00pm.

Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:00am-5:00pm. 

Saturdays 1:00pm-6:00pm. 

Family Swim Hours:

Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00pm-6:00pm

(2 children per 1 adult).

CLOSED Sundays.    

 

All swimmers must have a photo ID. 

All swimmers ages 0-5  must have an adult swimmer in the water with them. All swimmers ages 0-10 must have an adult in the pool area, on deck with them. All swimmers ages 0-20 must fill out a registration form.

 

Park Programming

Open: July 2- August 17 (Closed July 4th)

Wrap-around Service Hours:

Monday- Friday 11:00am-5:30pm

We will provide recreational/educational opportunities and improve the park program by involving youths in constructive programs and activities, encouraging them to interact positively with others, develop significant adult relationships and acquire skills. To help to increase their reading skills and educational success we will encourage youth to complete at least five books over the summer.  Youth will participate in reading club, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, sports clinics, healthy habits nutrition education, character programs, education enrichment programs, nature walks, games and themed sports weeks throughout the summer.

We will offer family activities such as an ice cream social, BBQ and final awards celebration to encourage family bonding  Summer lunch program, provided by SICM, is available each day from 12:30pm-1:30pm.

 

Quackenbush Park  

Forest Rd, Schenectady 12303

 

Pool Information

Monday, June 25th- Friday, August 17th  

Open Swim Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:30pm-6:00pm.

Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30pm-5:00pm.

Saturdays 1:00pm-6:00pm.

Family Swim Hours:

Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00pm-6:00pm

(2 children per 1 adult).

Swim Lessons: 

Monday-Friday from 10:00am-12:00pm

(see pool staff for specific class times.)

 

CLOSED Sundays.    

 

All swimmers must have a photo ID. 

All swimmers ages 0-5  must have an adult swimmer in the water with them. All swimmers ages 0-10 must have an adult in the pool area, on deck with them. All swimmers ages 0-20 must fill out a registration form.

Park Programming

Open: July 2- August 17 (Closed July 4th)

Wrap-around Service Hours:

Monday- Friday 10:30am-5:30pm

 

We will provide recreational and educational opportunities and improve the park program by involving youths in constructive programs and activities, encouraging them to interact positively with others, develop significant adult relationships and acquire skills. To help to increase their reading skills and educational success we will encourage youth to complete at least five books over the summer.  Youth will participate in reading club, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, sports clinics, healthy habits nutrition education, character programs, education enrichment programs, nature walks, games and themed sports weeks throughout the summer.

We will offer family activities such as an ice cream social , BBQ and final awards celebration to encourage family bonding  Summer lunch program, provided by SICM, is available each day from 12:00pm-1:00pm.

Front Street Pool

Front Street, Schenectady 12305

Pool Information

Monday, June 25th - Friday, August 17th

Open Swim Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:30pm-6:00pm.

Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30pm-5:00pm.

Saturdays 1:00pm-6:00pm.

Family Swim Hours:

Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00pm-6:00pm

(2 children per 1 adult).

 

CLOSED Sundays. 

All swimmers must have a photo ID. 

All swimmers ages 0-5  must have an adult swimmer in the water with them. All swimmers ages 0-10 must have an adult in the pool area, on deck with them. All swimmers ages 0-20 must fill out a registration form.

Steinmetz Park

 

Park Programming 

Open: July 2- August 17 (Closed July 4th)

Wrap-around Service Hours:

Monday- Friday 10:30am-4:30pm

 

We will provide recreational/educational opportunities and improve the park program by involving youths in constructive programs and activities, encouraging them to interact positively with others, develop significant adult relationships and acquire skills. To help to increase their reading skills and educational success we will encourage youth to complete at least five books over the summer.  Youth will participate in reading club, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, sports clinics, healthy habits nutrition education, character programs, education enrichment programs, nature walks, games and themed sports weeks throughout the summer. Fishing Clinics will be offered by Department of Environmental Conversation. Other special events will be planned.

We will offer family activities such as an ice cream social, BBQ and final awards celebration to encourage family bonding. Summer lunch program, provided by SICM, is available each day from 12:30pm-1:30pm.

Updated Summer Park Program and Pool info coming soon!