CHH Offering Summer Athletic Conditioning Camps in Winsted & Litchfield

(Torrington, CT) – The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Rehabilitation Department/Sports Medicine & Athletic Training Program is offering conditioning camps in Winsted and Litchfield for high school athletes.

At Litchfield High school, 14 Plumb Hill Road in Litchfield, Certified Athletic Trainer Tim Calder will be running six summer fitness and conditioning sessions on Saturday mornings twice a month starting at the end of June. The dates will be June 18th, July 2nd, July 16th, July 30th, Aug, 13, and Aug 27.  Workouts begin at 9 a.m. and last approximately one hour.  This camp is available for Litchfield High School residents.

If you register for all 6 sessions ahead of time the cost will be $45.  You can also pay the day of the session for $10 but you must register 48 hours ahead of the scheduled session. Please contact Tim Calder at tcalder@hungerford.org for more information and registration.

At Gilbert High School, 200 Williams Avenue in Winsted, Certified Athletic Trainer Bob Snyder will be running 5 summer fitness and conditioning evening sessions the week of August 8 to 12 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Cost will be $40 for the week or $10 a day for those who can’t make it for the entire week. This camp is available to middle and high school athletes.  For more information Please contact Robert Snyder at rsnyder@hungerford.org for information and registration.

“The key to success in athletics is participating in a broad range of activities and hard work in the off-season. Our specialized blend of exercises will improve performance and instill a solid exercise foundation in those who attend” said CHH Athletic Program Director Amanda Hill.

The camps are run by nationally certified and state licensed Athletic Trainers from Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. The goal is to give athletes a chance to participate in a rigorous but affordable speed, agility, conditioning, and injury prevention camps. The camps teach the athletes proper stretching techniques and a specific breakdown of athletic movements that can be applied to their sport to help reduce the incident of injury and to improve their overall strength and conditioning. The camps also utilize various plyometric and functional exercises to enhance overall physical performance for all athletes from an incoming freshman to a high-level varsity athlete. 

For information and registration, visit charlottehungerford.org.You may also call 860 496-6660 or email sportsmed@hungerford.org

The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 109 bed, general acute care hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment. One Thousand Caregivers, One Job, Your Health. Visit www.charlottehungertford.org for information.

 

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