Basketball: Kent Park and Recreation offers instructional programs for kindergarten, grades 1-2 and grades 3-4 once a week from January to early March in the Kent Center School gym. Registration information is emailed to families. The programs feature drills to learn basic skills and game development. The cost is $5/participant for kindergarten and grades 1-2; $10/participants for grades 3/4. The 2018 programs meet as follows: kindergarten, Thursdays, 5:30-6 p.m; grades 1-2: Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; grades 3-4: Mondays, 6:15-7:15 p.m. Park and Recreation sponsors a Northwest Rec 5/6 boys' team. The team practices Tuesdays, 5:15-6:30 p.m. and plays games on weekends, both in the KCS gym and away. Registration cost is $30/player; $5 discount for additional players in the same family. The NW Rec program focuses on skill refinement and game situations. Registration for NW Rec basketball team runs from October to early November.
Soccer: Kent Park and Recreation offers instructional programs for kindergarten and grade 1 once a week from early September through October in the late afternoon at the playing fields adjacent Kent Center School. Registration information is emailed home to families. The cost is $5/player. Park and Recreation participates in the Northwest Soccer League, offering travel teams: U8 coed; U10 boys; U10 girls; U12 Boys; U12 girls. The registration fee is $30; registration runs from early June to mid-August. The teams practice Tuesday afternoons, and games are played Saturdays, September through October.
Baseball: Kent Park and Recreation offers instructional programs for kindergarten and grade 1 once a week from mid-April to early June in the late afternoon at the playing fields adjacent Kent Center School. Registration information for 2018 programs has been emailed home to Kent Center School families and is available on the website. The cost is $10/player. The kindergarten program will meet Thursdays, starting April 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m. on playing field B; first grade will meet Mondays, starting April 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m. on playing field B. Park and Recreation sponsors the coed Farm League baseball program for grades 2-3; weeknight practice and Saturday games. This program features pitching by the coaches and introduces game situations. Cost is $30/player; practice dates to be announced. Little League program is open to youngsters ages 9-12 (as of April 30, 2018): Major League is a tryout team for the more skilled players, typically a co-op team with Cornwall and Sharon; team practices during week and games are Tuesday and Friday, details to be announced; cost is $50/player; Minor League team for players who are not interested in trying out for the other team; typically is a Kent team; features one or two weeknight practices and Saturday games, dates to be announced. Cost is $40/player. Registration form for all programs available on the website under "Forms." Registration deadline is March 12; in-person registration will take place March 142 5-6 p.m. at Kent Town Hall. Forms also can be returned to Park and Recreation via Kent Center School or mailed to P.O. Box 678, Kent, CT 06757 by March 12.