Youth Programs

Tang Soo Do Korean Martial Arts

October 2 - October 30 
The Chicopee Parks & Recreation Department is offering classes in Tang Soo Do Korean Martial Arts. Come learn with Master Jeffrey Bulissa, a 4th Degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do, and learn about self-defense, confidence and physical fitness. Children, family members and parents can train together.

Mondays and Wednesdays                                                                                        

Class Times

Little Dragons (ages 5 to 6):All Dragon Ranks              6:00 to 6:30 PM 
Gups (ages 7 and up): (beginners),up to Green belts   6:30 to 7:30 PM  
Gups (ages 7 and up):Brown, Red, and Blue belts       7:30 to 8:30 PM

Dragons: $40 per 8 class session, 2x per week*
Gups:      $50 per 8 class session, 2x per week*

All classes are held at Chicopee Parks & Recreation Dept.. Pre-registration for program at the Chicopee Parks Department.

ART-ventures for Kids

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The kids are off from school so join us and Art-ventures for Kids for a day or art fun.    

Out of this World: Outer Space Art-ventures 
Paint rocket ship picture frames, design and decorate telescope toys and create alien oil pastel drawings inspired by the book "Aliens Love Underpants."

Location: Chicopee Parks Dept. 687 Front St.
Ages: 5-12
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fee : $34/Resident $37/Non-resident

Bring an old, oversized T-shirt to use as a smock, a nut free snack and a drink.
Register in person at the Parks office or online at 
A scholarship may be available for a child whose parent is willing to assist for the day. Contact .

For more info call the Parks office 594-3481 

Babysitting Class
Friday, December 6, 2019

The public schools are off for the day so we will be offering a babysitting class for youth ages 11 yrs. & older. The class will be held at the Chicopee Parks & Recreation Office 687 Front St. Friday December 6, 2019 from 9 AM. – 12:30 PM. The cost is $70/Residents $75/Non-residents. 

The class will cover such topics as playtime, behavior management, phone skills, common do & don’ts, bathing, feeding, changing diapers, fire safety, CPR review, and first aid. All participants must pre-register for the class by signing up at the Parks Dept. Deadline to sign up is Wednesday December 4th. Class space is limited! For more information please contact the Parks Dept. at 594 - 3481.

Swim Lessons

The Parks Department is offering swim lessons for children starting Saturday, September 14. Classes will be held at the Comprehensive High School pool on Montgomery Street.

Levels two is still available. Children must be a minimum of 5-years-old to participate and must pass the previous level. The classes will be held once a week on Saturdays from September 14 through October 26. Level two classes starting at 11 AM.

The cost for the lessons is $50 for residents and $60 for non-residents. Registration is mandatory and must be done in person at the Chicopee Parks and Recreation office at 687 Front St.

Class Dates: September 28. October 5, 12, 19, 26