Fun in the sun with the Middleboro Parks Department

Jul 7, 2024

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MIDDLEBORO — The Middleboro Parks Department is putting on a whole host of activities for residents to soak up the sun. 

The Middleboro public pool opened Monday, July 8. The pool will be open everyday from 1 to 4 p.m. until Friday, Aug. 16. Costs are $2 for children, $3 for adults and $80 for a family season pass. 

Residents can now sign up for the Middleboro Parks Department full and half day summer programs. Programs begin July 8 through Aug. 16. The cost for the full day program is $50 a day, $200 a week or $850 for the full summer if paid by July 8. 

Half day program costs are $35 a day or $140 a week. 

This summer’s Harry Pickering’s Hillside shows, where residents can learn about anything from farm animals to historical artifacts, include the Buttonwood Zoo all day on Tuesday, July 16, the Middleboro Historical Museum on Tuesday, July 23, Robbins Archaeological Museum on Tuesday, July 30 and Borobots on Tuesday, Aug. 6. 

All shows are free and are held at 1 p.m.

The annual Joe Masi “Hall of Fame” Weenie Roast will be held on Wednesday, August 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with no cost. 

The 71st annual Middleboro Summer Olympics will be held August 12 – 16 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event is free for all participants. Ribbons and medals will be awarded. Full day activities for those in the supervised summer program this week are $100 per child. 

The parks department offers a variety of programs for swim lessons. Certified Lifeguards are present for all lessons. 

The “Moms and Tots” and 3 to 5 year old programs are available Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays at $75 per session. 

Lessons for children five years and older are available Monday through Friday with a cost of $120 per session. For all age groups, lessons are available at 10 or 11 a.m.

The Parks Department Outdoor “Back In” movie nights, shown on a 20’ x 40’ screen, include: 

July 13 – Jaws

July 27 – Free Willy

Aug. 17 – Barbie

Oct. 19 – Hocus Pocus (7 p.m.)

Movies start at 8:30 p.m. in the lower softball fields, with the exception of Hocus Pocus. There is no cost, but a donation of $20 is suggested. Light refreshments will be available. Call 508-846-2440 with any questions. Vehicle capacity for movie showings is 70-75 cars.

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Sunday, July 7, 2024 - 2:00pm