Special Events - Spring

Lifeguard Job Fair & Info Night
Thursday, March 12th, 6:30 - 8:30 PM at the High School Pool
Join us to learn about the skills and training required to become a lifeguard!  Open to anyone ages 13 & up. Participants will be able to meet our staff, ask questions about the course and lifeguard job opportunities, practice water entries and in-water skills with rescue tubes.  Employment applications will be available (must be age 15 or older to apply). No registration required.

Underwater Egg Hunt - Cancelled
Friday, April 3rd, 6:30 - 8:30 PM at East Hartford High School
Open to children ages 12 and under. Participants will be assigned a time slot to ‘hop’ into the pool to collect some floating and sinking eggs. We’ll also have music, floats, snacks and prizes. Proper swim attire (bathing suit) is required. An adult must accompany all non-swimmers and children under 7 in the pool at all times and remain at arms reach. Fee: $2.00 per child; pre-registration is required.  Spaces are limited!

Bunny Breakfast with Peter Cottontail  (Age 10 & under) - Cancelled
Saturday, April 4th, 9 - 11 AM at East Hartford High School
The EHHS Student Council present this wonderful event for children age 10 and younger. Children will be delighted to have breakfast with the one and only Peter Cottontail while enjoying fun-filled activities such as games, crafts, face painting, raffles and more! Tickets are required and are available in main office of East Hartford High School or available at the door. 
Fee:  $5 per person. Children 2 and under are free. 

Egg Hunt  (Ages 10 & under) - Cancelled
Saturday, April 4th, Begins at 11:00 AM at East Hartford High School
Children ages 10 and younger are invited to join us after the Bunny Breakfast for an opportunity to collect some of over 15,000 chocolate and plastic filled eggs. Children (and their accompanying parent/guardian) should meet in the gymnasium, and will then be divided into age groups.  Approximate start times for each age group will be:  Ages 3 and under: 11:00 AM, Ages 4 & 5: 11:20 AM, and Ages 6 & up: 11:40 AM. Each child should bring their own bag or basket to collect eggs.  

26th Annual Skyhoundz Canine Disc Championships
Thursday, May 7th at 6:00 PM, McAuliffe Park
This event is the premier athletic competition for dogs!  It attracts the most entertaining four-legged athletes in the area.  Families are invited to enjoy this unique event and applaud these talented canine athlete entertainers.  For more information about entering the local competition, contact the Parks and Recreation Department. Open to all veteran and novice dogs that can catch a flying disc.  Registration is on site and it is not necessary to have competed previously.  Free to everyone.