MILLTOWN, NJ - Milltown Mel predicted an early spring, so it is certainly time to start thinking about signing kids up for those warm weather sports. Registration is open for the Milltown Recreation Department's spring sports.
Youngsters looking to learn the Fundamental Fours of baseball can sign up for a six-week session of t-ball. The session starts on Saturday, May 6 and runs until Saturday, June 10. Kids hit the field from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the Albert Avenue Park's Geoff Hill Field. Participants must be four years old by May 6, 2017. The cost is $45 for residents. Additional siblings are $40 per child. The fee for non-residents is $85. Registration ends on April 7. There will be a $15 late registration fee for children registered from April 8 though April 14. Late registration ends on April 14. Registration forms can be found on the Milltown Boro website.
Spring tennis takes over the Pardun Avenue courts on Tuesdays from April 25 through June 13. The eight-week session costs $150 per child. There is a $10 sibling discount. One-hour lessons are available in the following age groups:
- Squirt tennis - ages three to four at 3:30 p.m.
- Junior A - ages five to six at 4:30 p.m.
- Junior B - ages seven to nine at 5:30 p.m.
- Junior C - ages 10 to 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Registration forms for spring tennis can be found on the Milltown Boro website as well.
The spring soccer season begins on Saturday, April 22 and runs through Saturday, June 10 for the Fundamental Fours and the kindergarten through second grade age bracket. However, the season for the third through eighth grade league runs until Saturday, June 24 and also includes a Wednesday evening practice. Children must be four by April 22, 2017 to register for the Fundamental Fours.
The two younger leagues play their games at the Albert Avenue Park while the older children play and practice at Craibel Field. Fees for residents are $50 for the first child and $45 for each additional child. The fee for non-residents is $85 per player. Registration ends on March 24. Late registrations will be accepted from March 25 through March 31. There is a $15 fee per child for late registrations. Registration forms for spring soccer can also be found on the Milltown Boro website.
All registration forms for spring sports should be mailed along with payment to the Milltown Recreation Department, 39 Washington Avenue, Milltown, NJ, 08850. Checks should be made payable to Milltown Recreation.