Breakfast With Santa Tickets Now Available From Wilmington Recreation Department

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Recreation Department wants residents to know that there are still openings for the programs below!  Registration information can be found HERE.

Junior Basketball
Grades: 1 & 2
Registration Deadline:  Thursday, November 12
Program Dates:  Saturdays, January 2 – February 6, 6 Weeks
Location:  Shawsheen Elementary School Gymnasium
Cost:  $37
This instructional co-ed league introduces the basics.  Teams play a staggered schedule of hourly sessions that include skill training followed by a scrimmage.  Late registrations are accepted based on availability; late registrants pay a $10 late fee.

Chefs in Training – Gingerbread House
Instructor: Lori Deliso
Grades: 3 – 7
Date:  Thursday, December 3, 4 – 6 p.m.
(Snow date: Friday, December 4)
Location: WHS Consumer Science Room
Cost: $45
In this hands-on class, students will observe the process of making dough, rolling it out and cutting it into pieces.  Using pre-baked homemade walls, students will construct and decorate a gingerbread house.  Learn simple and fun decorating techniques including the use of pastry bag.  Each student will bring home their own decorated gingerbread house.

Breakfast with Santa
Date: Saturday, December 5
Time: 8:15 a.m. or 10:15 a.m. seating
Location: Knights of Columbus Hall
Cost: $7 per person for everyone age 1 & up (Pre-purchased tickets are required)
Tickets are now on sale at the Wilmington Recreation Department! After your hot served breakfast, Santa will be available to receive wish lists and pose for a quick snapshot. Kick off the holiday season with us!

ELF The Broadway Musical
Wednesday, December 2, 7:00 p.m.
$67, Citi Performing Arts Center
The hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole.  With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.  This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF.

New York City Day Trip
Saturday, December 5, $55
Take a bite out of the Big Apple!  Board our luxury motorcoach at 6:30 a.m. for a fabulous day experiencing the sights and sounds of NYC.  Arrive home at approximately 1 a.m.

“In the Holiday Mood” Day Trip
Thursday, December 10, $85
This festive trip begins with appetizers and luncheon at Chez Josef in Agawam, followed by Eight to the Bar.  Drawing its musical influences from Swing, Boogie-Woogie, Rhythm & Blues, Soul and Motown, they are known for outstanding instrumentalists and vocal arrangements.  On the way home, we will drive through the Bright Nights Christmas Display in Springfield.  You are sure to be “in the holiday mood” at the end of the day!

Wilmington Recreation is online!

You are now able to register online for any of our Children and Adult programs or classes.  Soon we will be able to offer online registration for other offerings such as tickets and trips! You can securely register your entire family at one time from the comfort of your home 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can create your CommunityPass account NOW by clicking on the CommunityPass link from the Wilmington Recreation page on the Town website ( or go directly to  Once your account is created, you will receive an email that contains your login information (account ID and password).

“Recreation Matters” Newsletter

Check out our listing of programs, tickets and trips. The newsletter is available at the Wilmington Memorial Library, the Buzzell Senior Center and in the Recreation Department in Town Hall, Room 8. If you prefer to read it online, go to  Once there, click on the Recreation prompt to open the Recreation Department’s webpage. This site has multiple links that will allow you to easily browse through our offerings. Our newsletter is updated quarterly in August, November, February and May. While there, click on “Subscribe to E-Alerts” to receive an e-mail each time we update our newsletter. Sign up for “Recreation News” today!

(NOTE: These listings are submitted by the Wilmington Recreation Department.)

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