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YOUTH BASKETBALL CLINIC

Age: Grades 3-5 Fee: $30 Date: Thursdays, Jan. 10 to Feb. 14 Time and Place: TBA This six-week program is designed to introduce basketball skills in a fun and exciting way. The drills and game play are designed for children of this age group in a way that they’ll have fun while learning and developing. Skills targeted will be; ball handling, shooting, passing and defense. Children of all skill levels are welcomed and individual attention will be given to each participant with their particular level of play in mind. Pre-registration is required. Instructor: Jamie Campbell, former coach for both Salem High and Marblehead.

CARTOON LEAGUE HOOPS

Age: 5 and older Date: Registration is Saturday, Nov. 24 Time: 9 a.m. to noon Place: Register at Senior Center, 5 Broad St. Children may stay in the program until they feel comfortable moving up to the more competitive Recreation League. For information, call Leo Higgins at 978-741-1893.

WINTER BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Age: Boys and girls, 9-15 years Fee: $40 Place: Registration at Senior Center, 5 Broad St. Registration will be held on Thursday, October 4, 5 to 8 p.m. If unable to attend the registration night, stop by the Senior Center during office hours in September to register. Players will be contacted by their coach for the season prior to Nov. 1. For information, call Director Cowan White, at 978-828-5450.

TRAVELING BASKETBALL

Age: Grades 6 to 8 Date: Tryouts will be held in October. Call for dates. Time: Girls, 6-7:30 p.m.; boys, 7:30-9 p.m. Call Director Cowan White, 978-828-5450.

HOLIDAY COLORING CONTESTS

Celebrate the holidays with the Salem Park, Recreation & Community Service Department’s Holiday Coloring Contests, open to children from Salem, up to age 12. Entries must be the child’s own work, with a limit of one entry per child. Paint, crayons, markers or pencils may be used. Use your imagination! For information, contact Tim Short, 978-744-0180, ext. 20, or tshort@salem.com.

SANTA’S MAILBOX

Santa will have a mailbox at the Salem Park, Recreation & Community Service Department! Children up to age 8 are welcome to mail their letters to Santa, in care of the Recreation Department, and he will mail a reply. Santa’s mailbox opens Monday, Nov.12. Letters must be received by Monday, Dec.17, in order to give our Santa plenty of time to respond. Program is free, but include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your letters. Drop them off at Salem Senior Center (5 Broad St.) or mail to: Santa’s Mail Box, Attn: Recreation Dept., 5 Broad Street, Salem, MA 01970.

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2012-13 Fall & Winter Salem Rec Booklet  

The Salem Park, Recreation & Community Services Booklet offers readers a look at all the events and programs that the department offers.

2012-13 Fall & Winter Salem Rec Booklet  

The Salem Park, Recreation & Community Services Booklet offers readers a look at all the events and programs that the department offers.

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