Berlin Recreation and Parks Department offers winter events

BERLIN — Berlin Recreation and Parks Department is offer the following activities this winter:

Berlin Recreation Hockey Developmental: Hockey is up and running but we still have room for you. Berlin Recreation Developmental Hockey is open to any child age 5 to 15 (age 4 if you have had previous experience). Beginner level meets Saturdays and Wednesdays at a cost of $150. Intermediate level meets Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays at a cost of $250. Lessons conducted at Notre Dame Arena. Register at the Berlin Recreation Center on First Avenue.

Gus Rooney Volunteer of the Year: Still time to nominate a deserving Berlin individual who has contributed to the development of youth and youth programs in 2017 and years past. Pick up a nomination form at the Berlin Recreation Center.

Time to Think Snow: Registration is now open for the third to sixth grade ski and snowboard program. This recreation program is in collaboration with Wildcat and the Berlin public schools so students must be in good standing to be allowed to participate. This year the program will go six weeks. An extra week — no extra charge. There is a $100 per person mandatory lesson fee, $50 optional equipment fee due at time of registration. Third grade students must ski; fourth through sixth have the option to ski or snowboard. More details at time of registration. Deadline to register is Tuesday, Dec. 12. Call (603) 752-2010 for more information or visit our First Avenue office to pick up the program booklets.

School Vacation Event — Cosmic Bowling: Cosmic Bowling with pizza, soda and make your own sundae. Berlin Recreation and Berlin Bowling Center offer this school vacation event on Wednesday, Dec. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Any age or ability can join. Register at Berlin Recreation Center, First Avenue, or call Berlin Bowling Center. Fee is only $10 for anyone age 12 and older; $8 for any child under the age of 12. Maximum of 40 so sign up soon.

Jim Couhie's Basketball will begin Jan. 20 for six weeks at $35 per person.

Kindergarten and First Grade will be given basic lessons using modified baskets. Program will be held Saturdays, from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Please pre-register.

Second and Third Grade will have drills and low-key scrimmage games. Program will be held Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Even if you already play for a school league, this is a great way to maintain your skill level. Please pre-register.