September 15, 2014 Desserts - You Can Cook Workshop Series (NEW!) In this class you will learn to make cheesecake and chocolate torte as well as two delicious dessert sauces, caramel and hot fudge. After you cook,...
September 15, 2014 Foxwoods Casino Travel to Ledyard, CT for a day of high stakes fun. Price includes a buffet bonus and Lucky Seven Keno.
September 15, 2014 December Vacation Program - Model Airplanes, Bridge Building & Electronic Gadgets December Vacation Program - Dec 30 & 31 Build your own flying rubber-powered model airplane. Use your model as a learning tool in aerospace...
September 15, 2014 Miss Bev's Dance Classes & Baton Twirling Ballet & Tap, Baby Ballet, Baton Twirling, and Performance Dance classes are offered by Miss Bev.
September 15, 2014 NEW! SNL Co-ed Flag Football League This co-ed recreational flag football league is open to children who wish to learn fundamentals, skills, and enjoyment of football without the...
September 13, 2014 Drop-In Co-Ed Pickleball (NEW!) Join in on the newest sport around – Pickleball! Played on a smaller court, players will have the chance to build agility and hand eye...
September 13, 2014 Gentle Yoga Yoga promotes flexibility, strength, and relaxation through a series of gentle stretching postures and deep breathing exercises. Class ends with a...
September 13, 2014 Father-Daughter Holly Ball Dads, begin the holiday season with your daughters. Enjoy an evening of dancing, games, prizes, and refreshments. Dance the night away at Old Town...
September 10, 2014 Online SAT/ACT Prep The classroom is open 24/7! Our online courses are available at the above website. Classes are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for...
September 10, 2014 Field Trips - Sky Zone, Laser Craze, Cedarland Early Release Day & No School Day field trip options for kids Grades K-5.
September 10, 2014 Fishing Workshop - Early Release Day We will provide a fishing rod (if you don’t have one), bait, and some learn to fish instructions followed by casting practice and a healthy dose...
September 10, 2014 Pencil Pushers Writing Program (NEW!) Do you have amazing stories bubbling inside your head? We will read short stories and learn a variety of writing skills and techniques inspiring you...
September 10, 2014 Fencing Learn the basic fencing skills of footwork, blade-work, and bouting. Students will be fencing by class’ end. Advanced level requires approval...
September 10, 2014 Developmental Tennis Classes are divided by ability, and instructors teach basic stroke patterns and strategies of play. Scoring, proper court positioning, and etiquette...
September 9, 2014 Twice-A-Week Tennis This play-action class is for beginners as well as for serious tennis players who want to improve their game. Players will be grouped according to...
September 9, 2014 Giant Yard Sale in the Park Come for some great deals. The Park can house numerous tables and therefore can be a recycling frenzy for buyers and sellers alike. Set-up begins at...
September 9, 2014 Tumble Fun (NEW!) Welcome to the wonderful world of tumbling! Jumping, rolling and balancing will be introduced along with basic gymnastics moves and techniques. This...
September 9, 2014 SAT Math Prep Take this course for practice and tactics to increase your math score. Review basic math, algebra, geometry, and other topics covered on the test....
September 9, 2014 Pee Wee Tennis Aimed to introduce your child to tennis. Using fun games and contests is our way of teaching the basic fundamentals; 5:1 ratio. T-shirt included....
September 8, 2014 Archery Be a part of this popular sport! Learn the basic techniques in target shooting. Participants will learn proper shooting form, safety rules, and...
September 8, 2014 Boot Camp Workout Boot Camp is a high intensity workout that will challenge your entire body, blast away body fat, and build lean muscle in the process. This program...
September 8, 2014 Kid's Karate Learn practical self-defense and develop mental awareness and self-confidence. Increase your coordination and flexibility through physical conditionin...
September 5, 2014 Introduction to Digital Photography Learn how to properly use your digital camera. Class will also cover composition and lighting (things your camera can’t do!) to elevate your...
September 5, 2014 Ballroom Dance - Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced Classes (NEW!) Ballroom dancing has become extremely popular over the past few years. This program is designed to let the student progress easily from one level to...
September 5, 2014 SAT Verbal Prep Gain confidence! Improve your score in the critical reading and writing sections by learning tips and tricks to answer multiple choice questions....
September 5, 2014 Mr. Woodshop's Build a Rocket Ship & Sailboat - Early Release Day Build and decorate your own wooden rocket ship and sailboat to take home and display! Mr. Woodshop will be on site to cut and drill the wooden pieces...
September 5, 2014 Floor Hockey Everyone loves floor hockey in gym class, now is your opportunity to play after school. Come join this fast paced, exciting sport that can be played...
September 3, 2014 Bob French Basketball League This town-wide basketball league is open to children who live or attend school in Andover. Each team will have one practice and one game per week. All...
September 3, 2014 NEW! Too Cute to Spook - Tot Event Join DCS at the Old Town Hall for a morning full of fun Halloween activities! Come dressed in your costume and try your luck at games like pin the...
September 3, 2014 Musikgarten (NEW!) Through active listening, singing, finger plays, movement, and call & response activities children are introduced to the rudiments of rhythm and...
September 3, 2014 Kid's Taekwondo Taekwondo-Olympic Style is a total learning activity. Lessons are tailored to individual age and skill level. Fundamental skills taught will be basic...
September 2, 2014 NYC Shopping & Sightseeing Start your holiday shopping early in the Big Apple! Stops will be made at both Rockefeller Center and Macy’s. You are on your own to enjoy the...
September 2, 2014 Tot Shots Floor Hockey League Learn to work together as a team during this league by partaking in weekly floor hockey games. Each session, children will be given guidance on stick...
August 29, 2014 Adult Tennis Lessons Comprehensive tennis instruction for players of all ability levels. The beginner course offers an introduction to the game and basic stroke patterns....
August 29, 2014 Kickin' Kids Soccer League (2014 Fall League) This league is designed for boys and girls just starting out in soccer, as well as those who have had some knowledge of the game. To achieve balanced...
August 29, 2014 Bradford Ski & Snowboard Club The Bradford Ski Area in Bradford, MA, in conjunction with DCS, offers a six week, after-school ski and snowboard program for middle and elementary...
August 28, 2014 Acrylic Painting (NEW!) Learn to construct paintings from beginning to end with confidence in this introductory class! Participants will explore the acrylic medium by...
August 28, 2014 Little Pals Playgroup This program provides participants with an open playgroup feel as well as structured games and activities. Climbing mats, sports equipment, and an...
August 27, 2014 Skin Care & Makeup Application - NEW! Learn about the importance of a proper skin care routine along with confidence in color choice and makeup application! Participants will be able to...
August 26, 2014 Beef Stew Dinner - You Can Cook Workshop Series (NEW!) If you don’t cook much, but have a desire to do more, this class is for you. You will be making beef stew with butternut squash and barley (or...
August 26, 2014 Introduction to Pickleball (NEW!) Come learn the newest sport around – Pickleball! A sport that is great for people of any age, pickleball combines elements of badminton, tennis,...
August 25, 2014 Men's Pick-Up Basketball (NEW!) Join DCS on Tuesday nights this fall for pick-up basketball! Each week teams will be formed from those who are in attendance and games will be played....
August 25, 2014 Community Paint Night: Master Artist, van Gogh’s Learn How to Paint “Starry Night” Join DCS at the Old Town Hall for a Community Paint Night! Participants will be instructed step by step on how to create a beautiful work of art. Fun...
August 25, 2014 Motion Matters Get moving with this fun and exciting program that offers up a variety of games and activities. Circle games, group games, and exercise activities...
August 25, 2014 Mixed Media Painting (NEW!) Demonstrate your creativity and artistic talent by using not only paint but a variety of other materials to create new and unique works of art....
August 25, 2014 Cheerleading Program Learn the most current cheer routines! Girls and boys will be introduced to the fundamental skills of cheer leading. Wear sneakers and bring a snack...
August 20, 2014 Fall Programming & Registration is Available NOW! The Fall 2014 Program Booklet is available online and all courses are open for registration.
August 12, 2014 NEW! Amphibious Vehicle & Row Boat Workshop Ages 7-12 Assemble two exciting projects to take home. The amphibious vehicle is one that can travel on both land and shallow water. Test it out in a...
August 12, 2014 Electronic Lab NEW! Build 30 different projects and experiments with your own kit to keep. This Electronics Lab will stimulate your mind by using easy to understand...
August 12, 2014 DCS Golf School This program is for the beginner as well as the advanced golfer. Golfers will be grouped by age and ability. Morning sessions are held at Sarkisian&rs...
August 1, 2014 Volleyball This program will address serving, hitting, and setting. Fun games and activities will engage the novice to experienced volleyball player.
July 26, 2014 Pee Wee Tennis Academy Aimed at introducing your child to tennis. Using fun games and contests is our way of teaching the basic fundamentals; 5:1 ratio. T-shirt included.
July 17, 2014 Luau Day (DCS Event at The Park) Photo Gallery Photos from the Preschool Park Events Luau Day on July 10, 2014
July 14, 2014 Red Cross Certified Swimming Lessons Swim classes, beginner through advanced, are offered. Children will be tested the first day of class and grouped according to ability. All swimmers...
July 14, 2014 All Day Discovery All Day Discovery will give children an experience that will last a lifetime by providing challenging activities under the guidance of caring,...
July 14, 2014 Beach Buddies Looking for a fun-filled morning or full day at the beach? Does your child enjoy small group activities? If yes, then Beach Buddies, held at Pomps...
July 10, 2014 60's Invasion at the Concerts in the Park was Huge Success for Opening Concert Check out this video of the 60's Invasion rocking out in the park during the Concerts in the Park event on July 9th.
July 9, 2014 Concerts in the Park Begins July 9th The 2014 Concerts in the Park series begins tonight, July 9th at 6:00 PM.
July 8, 2014 Archery Be a part of the new craze in Andover, archery! Learn the basic techniques in target shooting. Participants will learn proper shooting form, safety...
June 30, 2014 Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) - NEW SESSION ADDED & ADDITIONAL SPACES OPEN Join East Coast Style SUP for a half day stand up paddle boarding program! Program agenda includes: SUP safety 101, SUP instruction, exploration...
June 25, 2014 Photo Gallery - Kickin' Kids Soccer League Spring 2014 Photo gallery & marketplace to shop for some great shots from the 2014 Kickin' Kids Soccer League
June 25, 2014 Photo Gallery: Sandlot TBall League - Spring 2014 Photos from this Spring's Sandlot T-Ball League with Coach Jess.
June 19, 2014 Drop In Playground Drop-In Playground brings to mind hot days, swimming at the Pond, cookouts, and the kind of special friendships that last far beyond Labor Day....
June 17, 2014 Fencing Learn the basic fencing skills of footwork, blade-work, and bouting. Students will be fencing by class’s end. Advanced level requires approval...
June 9, 2014 Kickin' Kids Soccer League Video from the Season Finale Games on June 7th Kickin' Kids Soccer League finished up another successful season on Saturday, June 7th down at Rec Park! Watch as this talents group of 4-6 year olds...
June 6, 2014 Goals for Girls Soccer Academy This soccer program is designed specifically for girls. Athletes each day will develop technical and tactical skills through well organized training...
June 4, 2014 Golf Workshop Golf basics are taught, including work on grip, stance, iron and wood play, pitching, chipping, uneven lies, swing, sand play, etiquette, rules, and...
May 27, 2014 2014 Summer Booklet is Available Online! The 2014 Summer Booklet is now available for viewing on the Andover DCS website. All programs are available for registration at this time. Booklets...
May 22, 2014 Photo Gallery - Spring Lacrosse League 5/21/14 Photo Gallery from the Spring Lacrosse League on May 21, 2014.
May 21, 2014 Andover DCS’ Mary Montbleau to be Honored by Andover Chamber of Commerce for Community Service The Andover Chamber of Commerce will be honoring retired Andover DCS Director Mary Montbleau for her outstanding community service at the 2014...
May 19, 2014 John Smith Soccer School This soccer program is designed to cater to each player’s individual development, with planned progression throughout the week. Excellent...
May 5, 2014 Broadway Break Thru Summer Intensive Program Refer AndoverDCS AND use coupon code ADVSCHOLAR75 Feb 24-March 10, 2014 to get a $75 discount! Good for first 60 customers through deadline dates!
April 22, 2014 Jr Golf Clinic Learn golf basics including stance and swing techniques. No equipment necessary, clubs will be provided (extra fee for balls $5-$9). In the case of...
April 16, 2014 Top Secret Science Conduct exciting experiments in the areas of chemistry, physics, geology, and electricity. Our goal is to provide fun, entertaining, and educational...
April 7, 2014 One Night in Spain Spain has more land devoted to grape growing than any other country in the world. Grapevines existed even before the Roman invasion over 2,000 years...
March 28, 2014 Apply to be a Lifeguard at Pomps Pond! DCS is looking to hire lifeguards to work at Pomps Pond for the summer of 2013. You must already have your lifeguard certification in order to be...
March 20, 2014 Outer Limits - UPDATED dates/program information/course numbers Sign up now and don’t miss out on this great opportunity to make new friends and hang out with old friends all while creating lasting summer...
March 19, 2014 Amazing Middle School Science Explore physics, simple machines, forms of energy, crazy chemistry, science games, science magic and more. Curriculum and inquiry based, this program...
March 6, 2014 8th Grade Girls Travel Basketball Photo Gallery Action shots from Wednesday night's 8th Grade Girls Travel Basketball Championship game.
February 14, 2014 Photo Gallery - Valentine's Cupcakes 02-12-14 Photo gallery from Wednesday's Valentine's Cupcakes Workshop for youths.
February 11, 2014 Bob French Basketball League Photo Galleries 02-08-14 Photos from the Bob French Basketball League on Saturday February 9, 2014. Includes photos of the Division Champions.
January 31, 2014 Lucky Bob (Magician & Juggler) Visits Beach Buddies 7-17-13 Check out fun this special even last summer at Beach Buddies! Register for this outstanding summer program today!
January 22, 2014 Floor Hockey Clinic Start Date Postponed The start date for the Floor Hockey Clinic class has been postponed. Stay tuned for the make up date shortly.
January 15, 2014 Adult Co-Ed Softball League - New Information/Updates Our league has a long tradition in Andover at Rec Park. Stop by to cheer on your favorite team, Monday–Friday evenings from 6-10 pm. The fall...
January 3, 2014 2014 Winter/Spring Booklet & Registration Available The 2014 Winter/Spring DCS Booklet and online registration is open. This includes information about summer programs so register early before programs...
November 11, 2013 Adult Online DCS offers over 400 on-line classes. Check our complete listing on the above web address. Classes run for six weeks and begin August 21, Sept 18, Oct...
November 8, 2013 Skating Rink Proposed for The Park The Andover Department of Community Services (DCS) is requesting to construct a temporary community skating rink to be set up in The Park at the...
November 7, 2013 DCS Employment
January 7, 2013 DCS Spotlight: Madelyn & Mikey Stout Andover resident Madelyn Capano Stout has long been involved with DCS programs, and now her four year old son, Mikey Stout, is joining in the fun. ...
Super Keys for Adults Be a kid again! Jacob Zeltser, an experienced piano and violin instructor, will take the highly regarded Keys for Kids music education program and...
Adult Online - Ed2go.com DCS offers over 400 on-line classes. Check our complete listing on the above web address.
Adult Co-Ed Softball League -- Information Page Our league has a long tradition in Andover at Rec Park. Stop by to cheer on your favorite team, Monday–Friday evenings from 6-10 pm. The fall...
Mighty Mites Soccer Learn how to be a star soccer player through this afternoon soccer clinic. Children will learn proper passing skills, form for shooting, and field...
Keys for Kids A year round after school music program. Students receive a total music experience in a classroom equipped with an electronic keyboard for each child....