Sports Camps & Lessons

Spring and Summer Tennis Lessons

May 7 - October 1

Cost:  $70 residents and $75 non residents

The Chicopee Parks and Recreation Department will once again offer tennis lessons for children 8 years old and up to adults on Monday, Wednesday, and some Fridays.  The first session will be held at Williams Park, with remaining sessions to be held at Szot Park.  Lesson times offered are 3:00, 4:00, or 5:00 PM.

Session 1-  May 7-May 30
Session 2-  June 4-June 27
Session 3-  July 9-August 1
Session 4-  August 6-August 29
Session 5-  September 12-October 1

Each session consists of 8 classes, twice a week, for a one hour period.  Certified USTPA teaching pro Paul Fein will be the instructor.  Paul was a former New England top ten open professional player.  Register now at the Parks Department, for more information call 594-3481. 

Sport Camps 

Boys Basketball 

July 23-27
For Boys entering Grades 4-9 in the fall 2018
Chicopee High School
$85 for residents, $80 for second child, $95 for non residents

Run by Steve Menard, CHS Varsity Boys Coach, this fast paced and intense basketball camp is full of drills in all facets of the game of basketball.  Participants will learn to develop and fine tune the skills of dribbling, defense, shooting, passing and dribbling.  There is work on game play, team play, and individual drills to relate to game situations.  

Participants also receive a program tee shirt.  

Deadline is Thursday, July 19. 

Enrollment is set at 75 participants, so sign up soon.  With questions call the Parks at 594-3481. 

Gold Star Soccer 
August 6-10

Ike Alpert Park

Full Day:  9:00-4:00 for ages 7-14.  Cost $220
Half Day:  9:00-1:00 for ages 5-7.   Cost $170

The head instructor is Brent Dillard, a USC Advanced National Diploma Coach, National Certified Athletic Trainer, and a former Professional Indoor Soccer National Champion. 

For more information call 413-246-1367 or register at