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Harmon Leonard Jr. Youth Center

  • 559 South Main Street
  • Cheshire, CT 06410
  • Telephone: 203 272-2743
  • Fax: 203 272-5858

The Cheshire Parks and Recreation Department manages the Town's Parks  and offers a wide variety of events, classes, and activities to the residents of Cheshire.  The department also schedules pavilion rentals and field use at the six major park facilities and the room at the Youth Center. Please see the links below for more information.

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Recreation Announcements

Updated Tuesday, January 25 at 9:00am.

  • The Greg Schena Memorial Ice Rink will be closed today due to expected temperatures well above freezing.  Updates will be posted here and on our social media pages once the ice is safe for skating.
  • Basketball Practices at Doolittle School and Highland School are cancelled on Tuesday, January 25.

  • Basketball League Information is available at the bottom of this page. It includes schedules and team listings for all grades .

  • Weather related cancellations will be posted as the need arises. We also post cancellations on our social media pages. If Cheshire Public Schools are operating on a delayed opening or are closed for the weather, then our programs beginning before 10:00 a.m. are automatically cancelled. 


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2021-2022 Basketball
League Information

At a glance:

  • The George Welch High School league does not meet this Saturday, December 18.
  • The Boys Grades 6-8 league will have games at Dodd Middle School this Saturday, December 18.
  • There is no basketball on Saturdays, December 25 and January 1.
  • Grades 2-8 will have weeknight practices beginning in January. Practice days and times are included on the schedules.
  • To view schedules and team assignments, expand the bar with your child's league and click the links.

General Rules:

  • No food or drink is allowed in the gym.
  • Players are encouraged to bring labeled water bottles for water breaks, but they will be required to leave their drinks in the hallway in a designated location.
  • No street shoes are allowed on the gym floors. Players should bring a clean pair of sneakers to change into before entering the gym.
  • Basketball participants and guests are only allowed access to the gym and should not be in any other areas of the schools.

COVID-19 Precautions and Guidelines:

  • Everyone in the school is required to wear a mask at all times. This includes all players, coaches, spectators and staff.
  • If your child or someone else in your home is not feeling well, do not come to basketball.
  • If your child or someone else in your home has tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 14 days, do not come to basketball.
  • If your child is in quarantine due to a COVID-19 exposure, including if they are attending school under the Screen & Stay protocol, they may not attend basketball.
  • If your child tests positive for COVID-19 within a few days of attending basketball, please notify us so we can take the necessary steps. Send an email including your child's full name, grade and team to Elizabeth Mayne, Program Supervisor at Thank you.
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