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The Parks and Recreation department is headed by Robert Merusi and claims to have some 240 formal programs, used by 20,000 people, and holds 14,000 events in public parks and town-owned facilities.

  • tennis lessons
  • weekend trips
  • self-defense training
  • pilate sessions
  • yoga classes
  • golf lessons
  • snowboarding lessons
  • soccer clinics
  • baton classes
  • dancing classes
  • skating classes
  • pre-school playgroups
The costs for the department in 2005 was $1.657 million or about $25 per capita.

Many activities are funded thru fees. Examples of this are:
Four day soccer clinic $ 85
Six weeks of tennis lessons $ 72
Five week yoga course $ 25

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