A Notice From Republic Services: The district will be closed today 12/3/19 due to the winter weather storm, the following is our plan for the remainder of the week, running on a 2 day delay this week working into next week as well which will be running on a 1 day delay,  Please see below:

Wednesday 12/4 running our Monday 12/2 route

Thursday 12/5 we will run our Tuesday 12/3 route

Friday 12/6 we will be run our Wednesday 12/4 route

Saturday 12/7 we will run our Thursday 12/5 route

Monday 12/9 we will run our Friday 12/6 route

Tuesday 12/10 we will run our Monday 12/9 route

Wednesday 12/11 we will run our Tuesday 12/10 route

Thursday 12/12 we will run our Wednesday 12/11 route

Friday 12/13 we will run our Thursday 12/12 route

Saturday 12/14 we will run our Friday 12/13 route

Babysitter Training

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Babysitter Training Course

Because you care: prepare!

What you need to know and what every parent wants in a safe and responsible babysitter! Designed for 11 to 15 year olds, the Babysitter’s Training course can help you:
• Care for children and infants.
• Be a good leader and role model.
• Make good decisions and solve problems.
• Keep the children you baby-sit and yourself safe.
• Handle emergencies such as injuries, illnesses and household accidents.
• Write resumes and interview for jobs.
• And much more!

Complete the course in just one day and begin babysitting the next. Pre-registration is required.

Course location: UNICO Building (Mittineague Park), 1 UNICO Way, West Springfield

Course Instructor: Erin Augusti

Activity Code: 230000-3
Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
Fee: $40 for residents $50 for non-residents

3 Options on How to Register:

Option 1: Register with us- Stop by the Park and Recreation Department with a filled out Form A, birth certificate/proof of residency (for new participants), and form of payment. We'll take care of the rest!

Option 2: Register online- Can't make it to the office? Don't worry! Click on our online registration link to fill out everything online! New user? click here. Proof of household residency (a license or utility bill with current address on it) and proof of age (ID or birth certificate for children) are required for NEW households, so please submit copies to the Park and Recreation Office after your registration and account creation are complete. Babysitting Training requires that a Form A be filled out and mailed/brought in addition to registering online.

Option 3: Mail in your documents- If you'd rather fill out paperwork and send it to us, that works too! Please send in the Form A, copy of a birth certificate/proof of residency (for new participants), and a check made out to Town of West Springfield. Send it to us at:

West Springfield Park and Recreation Department                                                                Municipal Office Building                                                                                                              26 Central St, Suite 19                                                                                                                      West Springfield, MA 01089 

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