Community Education Offerings
The Community Education Office, through the Belmont Schools, offers residents the opportunity to partake in a variety of educational, enrichment, and life skills courses. These courses are offered each semester and include day and evening programs to accommodate a wide range of participants. Courses vary from term to term. The instructors come from Belmont and surrounding communities. More information about Community Education programs is available here.
Summer Enrichment Program
The Belmont Public Schools offer a summer enrichment program for pre-schoolers through grade six. Program topics include arts and crafts, theatre, computers, and sports. Courses are held at the Chenery Middle School and run for one to four weeks during July. More information about Summer program is available here.
Belmont Recreation Programs
The Belmont Recreation Department offers the opportunity for youth to participate in instructional programming as well as on intramural and inter-town sports teams; these include programs in swimming, skating, ice hockey, baseball, and softball. Soccer is also very popular at all grade levels and is organized through a regional association. For more information visit the Recreation Department web site.
Belmont Youth Commission
The Belmont Youth commission provides community activities for middle and high school students. Activities include community service opportunities and after-school events. The Youth Commission also runs a Youth Center, open to youth in grades 6-8 on Friday nights at the Daniel Butler Elementary School. Admission is free and a dance is held approximately once a month. For more information visit the Youth Commission web site.
Community Use of School Facilities
The Belmont Schools provide space for the benefit of the greater community. The community regularly uses school auditoriums, cafeterias, gyms, and classrooms in all schools, for community meetings, athletic events, courses, and performances. The schools share athletic fields and facilities such as the skating rink, the swimming pool and the field house with the Recreation Department for the enjoyment of residents of all ages.