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Rectrac Registration Software Upgrade -- March 21-24

posted Feb 16, 2017, 10:41 AM by Nicole Hall

This March, Scarborough Community Services will be going through a major overhaul to our Rectrac software system, the system we use to process all registrations, room and field reservations, and all payments. The new system will be fully hosted online, making it easier for all users to access registration and reservation capabilities wherever they are. We wanted to keep all users apprised of the planned the schedule and expectations concerning the conversion timeline.

The conversion is set for March 21 through 24, and during this time Rectrac and Webtrac will be down for all users, including Community Services staff. It will take a significant amount of time to not only upload the existing information into the new system but to get things back to typical functionality. We know for sure that the first two days of that week will be completely offline and slowly, for the remaining days, we will be regaining functions as we work through the system. Our plan is to have full functionality by week’s end, with summer day camp registration beginning April 3.

In preparation for the conversion, we are asking all groups who book space or fields through our system to enter their requests

online no later than Friday, March 10. This will allow us time to confirm reservations, get them into the calendar and maintenance schedule, and print paper calendars for use during the conversion week. This includes reservations for outdoor and indoor space, including Town Hall.

During the conversion week, the Scarborough Community Services Office will be open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. During the first several days, we will be unable to process payments, registrations, or reservations but would be happy to answer questions and distribute information about upcoming programming. As the week progresses, and as the functionality returns to normal, we will once again begin accepting registrations and reservations. We will keep customers updated online at www.scarboroughmaine.org as to our progress. Passports applications will not be accepted during this week.

We appreciate everyone’s patience during this time of transition.

SCS Staff

Just Added! Basketball Spring Training

posted Jan 30, 2017, 8:57 AM by Nicole Hall

This program has been designed to develop each player’s individual skills in a competitive environment and incorporate those
skills into game settings. Players will work on ball handling, shooting, rebounding, post moves and defense. The players will also incorporate their skills while playing 3 on 3 games at the end of each session. This program will be run by Varsity Boys Coach Phil Conley and Varsity Girls Coach Mike Giordano. Registration is now open! Must register in the Community Services Office to receive sibling discount.

03-06 to 04-05-2017 
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays 
Grades 2-5:  6:30 to 7:30pm 
Grades 6-8:  7:30 to 8:30pm 
Wentworth Gym 
$150 per child
Min 10, Max 50 (per session)
Register a sibling and get $75 off his/her registration!
Activity #324000

Come Join Us! Passport Day in Scarborough

posted Jan 25, 2017, 1:04 PM by Nicole Hall

Scarborough Community Services is hosting a special passport event in Scarborough at the Scarborough Municipal Building on Saturday, March 4, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications. We welcome everyone to this special day, even if it is only to ask questions.

Annual Passport Day in the Town of Scarborough 

Saturday, March 4, 2017 
10:00 am to 3:00 pm 
Scarborough Municipal Building -- Council Chambers
259 U.S. Route One, Scarborough, ME 04074 

Information on the cost and how to apply for a U.S. passport is available at the official website travel.state.gov. We direct all applicants to this website for information on the necessary documents that should accompany the passport application. U.S. citizens may also obtain passport information by phone--in English and Spanish--by calling the National Passport Information Center at the toll-free number 1-877-487-2778. 

We ask everyone who is applying to bring two checks. One check will go with the application and the second check will go to the Town of Scarborough for the agent fee. 

We look forward to seeing you!!

Just Added! Mr. Reagan's Winter Theater Camp

posted Jan 4, 2017, 5:58 AM by Nicole Hall

Join Mr. Reagan for his ever-popular theater camp during the February school vacation week. Open to boys and girls ages 6-12, this camp will teach theater arts and improvisational skills. Theater is a great way for students to work as a team and to have fun in a safe, creative environment. The camp will conclude with a short performance for parents and friends. Register now to secure your spot -- space is limited to 25 students.

02/21 to 02/24/2017
Tuesday through Friday
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Performance: Friday at 2:30 pm in Wentworth Cafeteria
Wentworth Gym/Cafeteria
$200 per child
Activity #324768

WinterFest Postponed Until Saturday, February 18

posted Jan 3, 2017, 10:21 AM by Nicole Hall   [ updated Jan 10, 2017, 12:56 PM ]

Due to the upcoming warmer weather this week, we are postponing WinterFest until Saturday, February 18. See everyone next month!

Bundle up and bring your skates for our 28th Annual WinterFest event. All afternoon we will be running many fun activities, including snow and ice competitions, bonfire with s'mores, raffles and a silent auction, a Frozen-themed warm up area, and fireworks to cap off the event.

Saturday, January 14    Make-Up Date: Saturday, February 18
12:00 to 5:00 pm
Municipal Ice Rink and Wentworth Sports Fields
FREE



NEW this year! 
  • Ice Cube Scavenger Hunt
  • Human Foosball
  • Frozen-Themed Activity Center
  • Visit with Olaf
  • Toy Car Ice Track
  • Food Trucks (Check out links below to see their menus and pricing)
 

Now Available! 55+ Newsletter for Winter 2016-17

posted Dec 1, 2016, 9:14 AM by Nicole Hall

https://docs.google.com/a/scarboroughmaine.org/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=c2NhcmJvcm91Z2htYWluZS5vcmd8dG93bnxneDo5NTVmNTAxZjdkZWM3ZGE

Now available to view and print . . . the winter 55+ newsletter! Check out all of the trips and programs available during the 
summer months. Registration begins November 23 for members and November 28 for non-members. Please see Page 2 of this newsletter for details on the membership benefits, including early registration and discounted pricing.


Winter-Spring 2016-17 Brochure Now Available

posted Oct 25, 2016, 11:59 AM by Nicole Hall

Our Winter-Spring 2016-17 brochure is now available to view and print! Feel free to stop by our office Monday through Friday 8:00 am
https://docs.google.com/a/scarboroughmaine.org/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=c2NhcmJvcm91Z2htYWluZS5vcmd8dG93bnxneDo0NTliNjlkOTI5YjYyMWFh
to 4:00 pm to pick up a printed copy. 

Registration opens on Monday, November 7! 

Online registration is open for all programs except before-school and after-school child care, as well as our Shawnee Peak and Sunday River snow sports programs. All of these programs require in-office registration. We have provided necessary paperwork online for these programs to expedite your in-office registration.  

NEW! Sponsor A Lightpost Program

posted Oct 6, 2015, 5:55 AM by Nicole Hall

This program give people the opportunity to purchase a granite lightpost and dedication plaque to be placed in the inner
perimeter of beautiful Memorial Park to honor a birth, anniversary, or the memory of a loved one. 
Complete the form linked below and return it to Community Services on the third floor of the Municipal Building.


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