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Summer Camps 2024!

West Springfield Park & Recreation is BACK with 2024 Summer Programs! Click here(PDF, 4MB) to view our 2024 Summer Program Booklet and find out information on all things camp! 

REGISTRATION SITE:

https://mawestspringfieldweb.myvscloud.com/webtrac/web/splash.html

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Registration

Registrations are processed on a first come, first served basis. Park & Recreation Staff will be available for phone/in-person registration assistance during special hours: Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 8:00AM - 11:00AM

These special hours are for WEST SPRINGFIELD RESIDENTS ONLY -

Non-Residents CANNOT register until Tuesday, April 23, 2024.

How Do I Register?

1. ONLINE: We recommend using this option. To register for programs, visit our online registration site HERE, and don't forget to submit a Form A(PDF, 580KB) and Immunization Records for your child.

2. IN - PERSON: Bring your completed paperwork (Form A(PDF, 580KB) & Immunization Records) and payment (CASH/CHECK ONLY) to the Park & Recreation Department between the hours of 8:00AM - 4:00PM, Monday - Friday, or during our special hours on Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 8:00AM - 11:00AM. Make checks payable to "Town of West Springfield"

3. DROP BOX: Bring your completed paperwork (Form A(PDF, 580KB) & Immunization Records) and payment (CHECKS ONLY) to the white drop box outside of the Town Hall (location shown below). Make checks payable to "Town of West Springfield"

*Please Note that the drop box will ONLY BE CHECKED PERIODICALLY - to ensure fast registration and to know you have secured a spot, we recommend online & in-person methods above.*

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4. MAIL-IN: Completed paperwork (Form A(PDF, 580KB)& Immunization Records) and payment (MAIL CHECKS ONLY) can be sent to 26 Central St. Suite 19, West Springfield, MA 01089. Make checks payable to "Town of West Springfield"

*Please Note that our mailbox will ONLY BE CHECKED PERIODICALLY - to ensure fast registration and to know you have secured a spot, we recommend online & in-person methods above.*

 

IMPORTANT REGARDING ONLINE REGISTRATION:

Prior to registering for programs, it is CRUCIAL to remember to update your household information in your online account. Many of our programs are age and grade specific, and you WILL NOT be able to register for a program if your child's age or grade does not match the program's requirements. It is also important to check the primary email associated with your account. Email is the main form of communication to relay information on a program. Before registering, make sure your information is up to date! Contact us at parkandrec@tows.org if you need assistance with your username or password!

MAKE SURE you are able to access your account before Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 8:00AM to ensure smooth sailing!

For more information on our programs this year, visit our Summer Day Camp page or our Summer Sports Camps/Clinics page!

Weather Cancellations

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(Cancellation information will be displayed here and only updated in the event of inclement weather)

West Springfield Park & Recreation Department Program Information:

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2024  

Park & Recreation Baseball Games and practices are cancelled for this evening. 

Park & Recreation Softball Games are cancelled for this evening. The end of year party for Softball Grades 2-6 will take place at the UNICO Building in Mittineague Park at 6:30PM.

Thank you!

Current Events Hotline:

In the event of inclement weather, cancellations will be announced above, or you can call our current events hotline! Add it to your contacts just in case you don't have internet access!

Call (413) 781-3020 after 3:30pm Monday - Friday & after 7:30am on weekends.

(Please note that this hotline is also only updated in the event of inclement weather)

 

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Welcome to our site! Take a look at all the West Springfield Park and Recreation Department has to offer and let us know how we can help provide you with a great recreational experience. We work, so you can play!  

How to Register for Programs

You have multiple options for registration! Take a look at the information below:  

  • If registering online, make sure you have your Username and Password to your online account:

    Online registration is our recommended registration method. Click here to see if you can access your account or to set one up. Should you need help with your username/password or setting up an account, contact the Park & Recreation Department by emailing parkandrec@tows.org so you can have your credentials ready to go.

  • Locate your child's Birth Certificate if registering for the first time:

    For first time participants, a Birth Certificate is required to be on file. Whether you register online or by mail, please get this document to us as soon as possible. To make it easy for you, you can always take a picture of the Birth Certificate and email it to parkandrec@tows.org.

  • Check to see if additional paperwork is needed:

    Sometimes programs will need paperwork (like a Medical History Form) in addition to a registration form. Check your program's webpage to see if this applies.

ONLINE:

Online Registration is the fastest way to sign up for our programs. We recommend using this option to ensure your spot. 

Please Note: Registrations are processed on a first come first serve basis.

  • Click here to reach our Online Registration Site
  • Log in with your credentials. We recommend you contact the Park & Recreation Office (parkandrec@tows.org) prior to registration in order to verify your username & password. If you do not have an account, send an email to parkandrec@tows.org and we will assist you in setting up an account. 
  • Choose the programs in which you wish to register your child. Add them to the cart and checkout. 
  • Continue to the payment screen. This will allow you to use a credit/debit card to pay for your programs.
  • Check your email! Approximately 1 week prior to the start of a program, an informational newsletter will be emailed to you.

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IN-PERSON: 

A second option for registration is bringing your paperwork and payment (cash/check ONLY) into the Town Hall. Stop by the Park & Recreation Office Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00AM - 4:30PM. A staff member will assist you.

  • Download and complete the registration form for the program you wish to sign up for.
  • Make checks payable to "Town of West Springfield," or pay in cash.
  • Check your email! The Park & Recreation Office will email you your registration confirmation. Approximately 1 week prior to the start of the program, an informational newsletter will be emailed to you. 

DROP BOX:

Using the White Drop Box located on the median outside of the Municipal Office Building (Town Hall) is the next best option for Registration. Please note that registrations are processed on a first come, first served basis. 

  • Download and complete the registration form for the program you wish to sign up for.
  • Make checks payable to "Town of West Springfield."
  • Write "Park & Recreation Department" on the front of a blank envelope. 
  • Place in the White Drop Box located outside of the Municipal Office Building (Town Hall) at 26 Central St. in West Springfield, MA. 
  • Check your email! The Park & Recreation Office will email you your registration confirmation. Approximately 1 week prior to the start of the program, an informational newsletter will also be emailed to you. 

 

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MAIL-IN:

Mail in is the final option for registration. Please note that registrations are processed on a first come, first served basis. 

  • Download and complete the registration form for the program you wish to sign up for.
  • Make checks payable to "Town of West Springfield."
  • Mail to: West Springfield Park & Recreation Department, 26 Central Street - Suite 19, West Springfield, MA 01089
  • Check your email! Approximately 1 week prior to the start of the program, an informational newsletter will also be emailed to you.
 

Financial Waivers/Policy 

It is the policy of the Park and Recreation Commission that the inability to pay a fee should not deter any child who wishes to participate in a program from doing so. Families wishing to apply for financial assistance may do so in person at the Park and Recreation office. Please include the following documents when filing for financial assistance: proof of residency, proof of household members, proof of income.

If you would like to apply for Financial Assistance, please download and fill out the Financial-Assistance-Application-2024-2025.pdf(PDF, 1007KB). Send completed form and images of the necessary documents to parkandrec@tows.org. A Park & Recreation Office Staff member will reach out via email to let you know the status of application. 

Volunteer and Coaching Opportunities

The West Springfield Park & Recreation Department will post available Volunteer Opportunities here for upcoming events.

If you are interested in Coaching for this season, download and complete a Coaching Application & CORI(PDF, 1MB). Please email parkandrec@tows.org your completed application along with an image of your most recent Driver's License, School ID, or Passport to be considered for this volunteer position. 

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