Summer is Winding Down!

The Barnstable Recreation Aquatics Staff again took first place in the Non-Surf Division for the tenth consecutive year during the 44th Annual Cape Cod Lifesaving Competition which was held at Craigville Beach earlier this month. 

As we approach the Labor Day Weekend and school begins next week, the Barnstable Recreation Division and the Hyannis Youth & Community Center are ready and looking forward to handling a number of activities next week that will serve the purpose for residents and visitors of all ages!  Click here for a list of all the public activities taking place.   

On Monday, September 3rd the Hyannis Youth & Community Center will be closed for the Labor Day Holiday.  Craigville Beach will be staffed with lifeguards and the bathhouses at all beaches will be open.  Beach sticker sales at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center end at noon on Saturday, September 1st, signifying the unofficial end of summer.  Gate attendants will be at public beach parking lots to serve visitors and residents should be sure their vehicle has a valid beach parking permit when parking at the Resident Beaches.  Please be advised, that parking rules are enforced year round.  Click here for more information.

The State Primary Election is Tuesday, September 4th and residents who are registered in Precincts 8, 9 and 13 will vote in the HYCC Gymnasium; polls are open from 7 AM to 8 PM.  Sample ballots can be accessed by clicking here.  If you are unsure of which Precinct you live in or where you should go to vote, no matter where in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you live, click here.

Fall Program Registration begins on Wednesday, September 5th at 8:45 AM.  To see a listing of all the programs and activities that will be offered and conveniently register on line, click here.  You can also come to the Hyannis Youth & Community Center at 141 Bassett Lane, HYannis MA 02601 and register in person.  Walk-in Hours are Monday - Friday 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM.  If you have questions or need help with your online account, please don't hesitate to call us at 508-790-6345 during business hours.

As always, the Hyannis Youth & Community Center offers affordable fun every day for the whole family to enjoy!  The Game Room and Gymnasium in the Lyndon P. Lorusso Youth Center are available for use by HYCC Annual Members or day pass holders.  Annual Memberships are available for just $20 ($40 for Non-Residents) and day passes are just $5 for guests and visitors.  Our professional staff are ready and waiting for kids of all ages to come and play!  Public skating takes place almost every day in the twin rinks and there are specialized programs like stroller skating, pick-up hockey and walk-on figure skating practice times that are scheduled in advance.  Check the web site for pricing and updates.

Questions, suggestions and comments are always welcome!  Please call and speak with on of our staff members about your concerns, ideas and experiences while visiting the Town of Barnstable's premier sports facility and let us THANK YOU for stopping in!

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