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Thursday April 18, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    JitterBugs
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Kidz Club
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Day School
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Amherst Sailing Team Usage
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - April
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Kindergarten Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Boys Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Girls Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - April
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Friday April 19, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    JitterBugs
 
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Umass Sailing Team Usage
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Amherst Sailing Team Usage
 
Saturday April 20, 2019
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Baton Twirlers - Intro to Twirling - Spring 2019 - Saturday mornings
Tiny Tots Intro - This introduction to baton twirling is a great way for your little one to learn basic twirling skills, play games and have fun.Intro to Twirling - This introduction to baton twirling teaches basic twirling skills, develops eye hand coordination, learns tricks and learns to march with an opportunity to march in parades.   Competitive Team - This class is for advanced twirlers to continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills. At this level of twirling, there is the opportunity to perform and compete.   A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00If school is cancelled, Baton will be cancelled that day as well. 
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Easter Egg Hunt - Easter Egg Hunt
Join us for some family fun!Who: Boys & Girls age 10 & underWhen: Saturday, April 20                                       (Day before Easter)  Time: 11:00 a.m. hunt beginsWhere: The Belchertown Recreation CenterPrice: $4.00 per child There will be goodies & a balloon along with collecting a dozen eggs for each child. Bring your own camera and take a picture with the Easter Bunny! space is limited  
 
Monday April 22, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Umass Sailing Team Usage
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Baton Twirlers - Baton Twirlers, Competitive Team - Mondays - Spring 2019
Tiny Tots Intro - This introduction to baton twirling is a great way for your little one to learn basic twirling skills, play games and have fun.Intro to Twirling - This introduction to baton twirling teaches basic twirling skills, develops eye hand coordination, learns tricks and learns to march with an opportunity to march in parades.   Competitive Team - This class is for advanced twirlers to continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills. At this level of twirling, there is the opportunity to perform and compete.   A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00If school is cancelled, Baton will be cancelled that day as well. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM    Baton Twirlers - Intro to Twirling - Winter - Mondays
Tiny Tots Intro - This introduction to baton twirling is a great way for your little one to learn basic twirling skills, play games and have fun.Intro to Twirling - This introduction to baton twirling teaches basic twirling skills, develops eye hand coordination, learns tricks and learns to march with an opportunity to march in parades.   Competitive Team - This class is for advanced twirlers to continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills. At this level of twirling, there is the opportunity to perform and compete.   A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00If school is cancelled, Baton will be cancelled that day as well. 
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Zumba - Zumba - Mondays
Energy for the holidays. This 4 week introductory beginners Zumba session is a great way to learn moves to this high-energy, workout dance.  No experience is necessary as  your shown step-by-step instructions. Exercise with an international flair moving to a variety of top hits and Latin music. Partners not required. sneakers required. Join the class, learn some moves and tone your body.
 
Tuesday April 23, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Amherst Sailing Team Usage
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - April
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - April
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Wednesday April 24, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga - Wednesday Mornings Session 4
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Pickleball
 
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Umass Sailing Team Usage
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Kindergarten Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Boys Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Girls Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga - Wednesday Evenings Session 4
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Volleyball - Adults - Volleyball - Wednesday evenings
Co-ed volleyball will be offered to all skill levels.  Two nets will be set up. One for beginners and one for those with playing experience.  Participants will compete at both courts. Some instruction will be provided at the beginner court.  All levels are welcome to learn and perfect their skills! All participants will need athletic sneakers, water or Gatorade.
 
Thursday April 25, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Amherst Sailing Team Usage
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - April
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM    Corn Hole - Adults - Corn Hole - Spring
Corn hole is a fantastic game that is growing in popularity. This low impact game doesn’t require much skill and is fun and easy to play non-competitively.  Players take turns tossing bean bags at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. Scores are determined by where the bag lands on the board or in the hole. Teams of two will play scheduled matches with a handicap scoring system. Adults may register individually and be paired with a partner or sign up with a friend. Practice makes perfect: American Corn Hole Organization World Championships will be held in Las Vegas July 2019!
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - April
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Friday April 26, 2019
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Umass Sailing Team Usage
 
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Amherst Sailing Team Usage
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Kindergarten Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Boys Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Girls Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
Saturday April 27, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Advanced
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese material art used for centuries to relax the body and mind, improve balance and mental clarity, strengthen the body, increase stamina, decrease stress and enhance the overall quality of life.  It’s rhythmic movements establish a mind body connection that creates an overall sense of wellbeing similar to yoga.  It is good for people of all ages and physical levels.  It can be modified to suit the needs of an individual.  Tai Chi is a skill that will last a lifetime.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Pre-School Soccer - Pre-School Soccer
This program is designed to teach youth skills and drills soccer. This is not a league; this program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized soccer. Focus will be on teaching children skills while playing age-appropriate games. The goal is to develop motor skills, coordination, creative thinking, positive interaction with other children and an enjoyment for soccer. 
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga - Saturday Mornings Session 4
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Baton Twirlers - Intro to Twirling - Spring 2019 - Saturday mornings
Tiny Tots Intro - This introduction to baton twirling is a great way for your little one to learn basic twirling skills, play games and have fun.Intro to Twirling - This introduction to baton twirling teaches basic twirling skills, develops eye hand coordination, learns tricks and learns to march with an opportunity to march in parades.   Competitive Team - This class is for advanced twirlers to continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills. At this level of twirling, there is the opportunity to perform and compete.   A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00If school is cancelled, Baton will be cancelled that day as well. 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Beginners
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese material art used for centuries to relax the body and mind, improve balance and mental clarity, strengthen the body, increase stamina, decrease stress and enhance the overall quality of life.  It’s rhythmic movements establish a mind body connection that creates an overall sense of wellbeing similar to yoga.  It is good for people of all ages and physical levels.  It can be modified to suit the needs of an individual.  Tai Chi is a skill that will last a lifetime.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pre-School Soccer - Pre-School Soccer
This program is designed to teach youth skills and drills soccer. This is not a league; this program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized soccer. Focus will be on teaching children skills while playing age-appropriate games. The goal is to develop motor skills, coordination, creative thinking, positive interaction with other children and an enjoyment for soccer. 
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 1 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 4 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 2 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Mommy/Daddy & Toddler Swim Class
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Zumbini - Zumbini- Spring 2019
Zumbini is a 45 minute movement and music class for ages 0-4 years. It is designed to promote cognitive, social, gross/fine motor skills, and emotional development using music, singing, dance, and instruments/props.   Each session will focus on a different character. At the beginning of each session, the family will receive a Zumbini bundle which includes a plush character doll for that session, a book with song lyrics and stories about the character, as well as a CD and mobile/tablet app. access to all music of the pertaining session.
 
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Umass Sailing Team Usage
 
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 3 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 1 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 2 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
Sunday April 28, 2019
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Baton Practices
 
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Pre-School Baseball/Whiffle Ball - Spring 2019
This indoor Spring clinic is designed to acquaint boys and girls with the game of baseball. Playing various games including whiffle ball, they will learn the basic fundamentals such as positions, base running, fielding, hitting, throwing and team work. Most importantly playing various games and having fun!
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    11th birthday party
 
Monday April 29, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Umass Sailing Team Usage
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Baton Twirlers - Baton Twirlers, Competitive Team - Mondays - Spring 2019
Tiny Tots Intro - This introduction to baton twirling is a great way for your little one to learn basic twirling skills, play games and have fun.Intro to Twirling - This introduction to baton twirling teaches basic twirling skills, develops eye hand coordination, learns tricks and learns to march with an opportunity to march in parades.   Competitive Team - This class is for advanced twirlers to continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills. At this level of twirling, there is the opportunity to perform and compete.   A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00If school is cancelled, Baton will be cancelled that day as well. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Kindergarten Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Boys Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Girls Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM    Baton Twirlers - Intro to Twirling - Winter - Mondays
Tiny Tots Intro - This introduction to baton twirling is a great way for your little one to learn basic twirling skills, play games and have fun.Intro to Twirling - This introduction to baton twirling teaches basic twirling skills, develops eye hand coordination, learns tricks and learns to march with an opportunity to march in parades.   Competitive Team - This class is for advanced twirlers to continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills. At this level of twirling, there is the opportunity to perform and compete.   A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00If school is cancelled, Baton will be cancelled that day as well. 
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Zumba - Zumba - Mondays
Energy for the holidays. This 4 week introductory beginners Zumba session is a great way to learn moves to this high-energy, workout dance.  No experience is necessary as  your shown step-by-step instructions. Exercise with an international flair moving to a variety of top hits and Latin music. Partners not required. sneakers required. Join the class, learn some moves and tone your body.
 
Tuesday April 30, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Amherst Sailing Team Usage
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - April
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Wednesday May 1, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga - Wednesday Mornings Session 4
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Field Hockey - Field Hockey Co-ed Pick up
TRY FIELD HOCKEY FOR **FREE** DROP IN SPRING CLINICHave you ever wanted to try out field hockey but aren’t sure if it’s your thing? Come check us out at this free clinic where we will have plenty of extra sticks for you to use and we will be playing loads of fun games, including some scrimmages! This is a drop in clinic so you can stay for as long or as little as you like- whatever works for your schedule! We want to show new players of all ages what a fun and awesome sport this is so we hope to see you there!! Field Hockey now has a varsity and junior varsity team at the high school and this is the perfect time to check it out before the summer and fall sign-ups.Co-Ed Spring Pick Up Field HockeyThis 6 week program is designed to give school age athletes an opportunity to play fun field hockey games and scrimmages. This is open to all students, regardless of past experience with the sport. Players will be separated as needed by age/skill level. Sticks and balls will be provided to all players if they do not have them or do not bring their own. Shin guards and mouth guards may also be available. Players attending school at SRE, CHCS, and Jabish will be able to be picked up by coaches (with a note from parents) and walked to the field.  More information is available at www.belchertownfieldhockey.com 
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Umass Sailing Team Usage
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Kindergarten Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Boys Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Girls Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga - Wednesday Evenings Session 4
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Volleyball - Adults - Volleyball - Wednesday evenings
Co-ed volleyball will be offered to all skill levels.  Two nets will be set up. One for beginners and one for those with playing experience.  Participants will compete at both courts. Some instruction will be provided at the beginner court.  All levels are welcome to learn and perfect their skills! All participants will need athletic sneakers, water or Gatorade.
 
Thursday May 2, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Amherst Sailing Team Usage
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - May
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM    Corn Hole - Adults - Corn Hole - Spring
Corn hole is a fantastic game that is growing in popularity. This low impact game doesn’t require much skill and is fun and easy to play non-competitively.  Players take turns tossing bean bags at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. Scores are determined by where the bag lands on the board or in the hole. Teams of two will play scheduled matches with a handicap scoring system. Adults may register individually and be paired with a partner or sign up with a friend. Practice makes perfect: American Corn Hole Organization World Championships will be held in Las Vegas July 2019!
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - May
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Friday May 3, 2019
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Umass Sailing Team Usage
 
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Amherst Sailing Team Usage
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Saturday May 4, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Advanced
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese material art used for centuries to relax the body and mind, improve balance and mental clarity, strengthen the body, increase stamina, decrease stress and enhance the overall quality of life.  It’s rhythmic movements establish a mind body connection that creates an overall sense of wellbeing similar to yoga.  It is good for people of all ages and physical levels.  It can be modified to suit the needs of an individual.  Tai Chi is a skill that will last a lifetime.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Pre-School Soccer - Pre-School Soccer
This program is designed to teach youth skills and drills soccer. This is not a league; this program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized soccer. Focus will be on teaching children skills while playing age-appropriate games. The goal is to develop motor skills, coordination, creative thinking, positive interaction with other children and an enjoyment for soccer. 
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga - Saturday Mornings Session 4
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Beginners
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese material art used for centuries to relax the body and mind, improve balance and mental clarity, strengthen the body, increase stamina, decrease stress and enhance the overall quality of life.  It’s rhythmic movements establish a mind body connection that creates an overall sense of wellbeing similar to yoga.  It is good for people of all ages and physical levels.  It can be modified to suit the needs of an individual.  Tai Chi is a skill that will last a lifetime.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pre-School Soccer - Pre-School Soccer
This program is designed to teach youth skills and drills soccer. This is not a league; this program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized soccer. Focus will be on teaching children skills while playing age-appropriate games. The goal is to develop motor skills, coordination, creative thinking, positive interaction with other children and an enjoyment for soccer. 
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 1 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 4 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 2 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Mommy/Daddy & Toddler Swim Class
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Zumbini - Zumbini- Spring 2019
Zumbini is a 45 minute movement and music class for ages 0-4 years. It is designed to promote cognitive, social, gross/fine motor skills, and emotional development using music, singing, dance, and instruments/props.   Each session will focus on a different character. At the beginning of each session, the family will receive a Zumbini bundle which includes a plush character doll for that session, a book with song lyrics and stories about the character, as well as a CD and mobile/tablet app. access to all music of the pertaining session.
 
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 3 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 1 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 2 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Birthday
 
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Party
 
Sunday May 5, 2019
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Volleyball Clinic - Volleyball Grades 4-6 - Sundays
Girls grade 4-6 - This introductory volleyball clinic will focus on basic fundamental skills such as passing, setting, serving and spiking.  Instruction will also include developing “Volleyball IQ,” discussing the basic rules of volleyball, rotation patterns, positions, etc.  Skills, drills and instruction will be individualized to age/level/grade.  All participants will need athletic sneakers, water or Gatorade.
 
Monday May 6, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Baton Twirlers - Baton Twirlers, Competitive Team - Mondays - Spring 2019
Tiny Tots Intro - This introduction to baton twirling is a great way for your little one to learn basic twirling skills, play games and have fun.Intro to Twirling - This introduction to baton twirling teaches basic twirling skills, develops eye hand coordination, learns tricks and learns to march with an opportunity to march in parades.   Competitive Team - This class is for advanced twirlers to continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills. At this level of twirling, there is the opportunity to perform and compete.   A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00If school is cancelled, Baton will be cancelled that day as well. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM    Baton Twirlers - Intro to Twirling - Winter - Mondays
Tiny Tots Intro - This introduction to baton twirling is a great way for your little one to learn basic twirling skills, play games and have fun.Intro to Twirling - This introduction to baton twirling teaches basic twirling skills, develops eye hand coordination, learns tricks and learns to march with an opportunity to march in parades.   Competitive Team - This class is for advanced twirlers to continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills. At this level of twirling, there is the opportunity to perform and compete.   A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00If school is cancelled, Baton will be cancelled that day as well. 
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Zumba - Zumba - Mondays
Energy for the holidays. This 4 week introductory beginners Zumba session is a great way to learn moves to this high-energy, workout dance.  No experience is necessary as  your shown step-by-step instructions. Exercise with an international flair moving to a variety of top hits and Latin music. Partners not required. sneakers required. Join the class, learn some moves and tone your body.
 
Tuesday May 7, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Amherst Sailing Team Usage
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - May
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Kindergarten Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Boys Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Girls Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Self-Defense and Awareness Workshop - Self Defense
FREEThe Belchertown Shoshin Ryu Jujistu program is hosting its first community workshop and attendance is FREE. The skills are practical and work for EVERYONE, whether you are a man or woman, law enforcement officer or bank teller. Our goal is to provide tools to help people feel confident in themselves and their ability to avoid trouble and protect themselves or others should the need arise. In the same way a seat-belt protects you in a car and a fire extinguisher protects you from fire, we should all have a "tool-kit" with the skills needed to stay safe in a potentially dangerous situation.WHAT TO BRING/WEAR: Water is recommended. Wear clothes that you can move in and are safe (no chains, studs, sensible shoes etc.)
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Troop 507
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - May
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Wednesday May 8, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga - Wednesday Mornings Session 4
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Field Hockey - Field Hockey Co-ed Pick up
TRY FIELD HOCKEY FOR **FREE** DROP IN SPRING CLINICHave you ever wanted to try out field hockey but aren’t sure if it’s your thing? Come check us out at this free clinic where we will have plenty of extra sticks for you to use and we will be playing loads of fun games, including some scrimmages! This is a drop in clinic so you can stay for as long or as little as you like- whatever works for your schedule! We want to show new players of all ages what a fun and awesome sport this is so we hope to see you there!! Field Hockey now has a varsity and junior varsity team at the high school and this is the perfect time to check it out before the summer and fall sign-ups.Co-Ed Spring Pick Up Field HockeyThis 6 week program is designed to give school age athletes an opportunity to play fun field hockey games and scrimmages. This is open to all students, regardless of past experience with the sport. Players will be separated as needed by age/skill level. Sticks and balls will be provided to all players if they do not have them or do not bring their own. Shin guards and mouth guards may also be available. Players attending school at SRE, CHCS, and Jabish will be able to be picked up by coaches (with a note from parents) and walked to the field.  More information is available at www.belchertownfieldhockey.com 
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga - Wednesday Evenings Session 4
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
Thursday May 9, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Amherst Sailing Team Usage
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - May
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Kindergarten Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Boys Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Girls Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM    Corn Hole - Adults - Corn Hole - Spring
Corn hole is a fantastic game that is growing in popularity. This low impact game doesn’t require much skill and is fun and easy to play non-competitively.  Players take turns tossing bean bags at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. Scores are determined by where the bag lands on the board or in the hole. Teams of two will play scheduled matches with a handicap scoring system. Adults may register individually and be paired with a partner or sign up with a friend. Practice makes perfect: American Corn Hole Organization World Championships will be held in Las Vegas July 2019!
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - May
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Friday May 10, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Amherst Sailing Team Usage
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Saturday May 11, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Advanced
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese material art used for centuries to relax the body and mind, improve balance and mental clarity, strengthen the body, increase stamina, decrease stress and enhance the overall quality of life.  It’s rhythmic movements establish a mind body connection that creates an overall sense of wellbeing similar to yoga.  It is good for people of all ages and physical levels.  It can be modified to suit the needs of an individual.  Tai Chi is a skill that will last a lifetime.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Pre-School Soccer - Pre-School Soccer
This program is designed to teach youth skills and drills soccer. This is not a league; this program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized soccer. Focus will be on teaching children skills while playing age-appropriate games. The goal is to develop motor skills, coordination, creative thinking, positive interaction with other children and an enjoyment for soccer. 
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga - Saturday Mornings Session 4
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Safe Sitter - Safe Sitter - Spring 2019
Safe Sitter is a medically accurate, hands-on, one day class that teaches boys and girls how to handle emergencies when caring for children, what to do when a child chokes, safety for you the sitter, babysitting business skills, basic child care skills, diapering, and how to entertain children and keep them safe. *Participant must bring a lunch, snack and beverage with them.*Parents are encouraged to attend the last 15 minutes of class for a demonstration of what the students learned.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Beginners
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese material art used for centuries to relax the body and mind, improve balance and mental clarity, strengthen the body, increase stamina, decrease stress and enhance the overall quality of life.  It’s rhythmic movements establish a mind body connection that creates an overall sense of wellbeing similar to yoga.  It is good for people of all ages and physical levels.  It can be modified to suit the needs of an individual.  Tai Chi is a skill that will last a lifetime.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pre-School Soccer - Pre-School Soccer
This program is designed to teach youth skills and drills soccer. This is not a league; this program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized soccer. Focus will be on teaching children skills while playing age-appropriate games. The goal is to develop motor skills, coordination, creative thinking, positive interaction with other children and an enjoyment for soccer. 
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 1 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 4 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 2 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Mommy/Daddy & Toddler Swim Class
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Zumbini - Zumbini- Spring 2019
Zumbini is a 45 minute movement and music class for ages 0-4 years. It is designed to promote cognitive, social, gross/fine motor skills, and emotional development using music, singing, dance, and instruments/props.   Each session will focus on a different character. At the beginning of each session, the family will receive a Zumbini bundle which includes a plush character doll for that session, a book with song lyrics and stories about the character, as well as a CD and mobile/tablet app. access to all music of the pertaining session.
 
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 3 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 1 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 2 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    BDAY Party
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    party
 
Monday May 13, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Baton Twirlers - Baton Twirlers, Competitive Team - Mondays - Spring 2019
Tiny Tots Intro - This introduction to baton twirling is a great way for your little one to learn basic twirling skills, play games and have fun.Intro to Twirling - This introduction to baton twirling teaches basic twirling skills, develops eye hand coordination, learns tricks and learns to march with an opportunity to march in parades.   Competitive Team - This class is for advanced twirlers to continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills. At this level of twirling, there is the opportunity to perform and compete.   A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00If school is cancelled, Baton will be cancelled that day as well. 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Kindergarten Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Boys Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Girls Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM    Baton Twirlers - Intro to Twirling - Winter - Mondays
Tiny Tots Intro - This introduction to baton twirling is a great way for your little one to learn basic twirling skills, play games and have fun.Intro to Twirling - This introduction to baton twirling teaches basic twirling skills, develops eye hand coordination, learns tricks and learns to march with an opportunity to march in parades.   Competitive Team - This class is for advanced twirlers to continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills. At this level of twirling, there is the opportunity to perform and compete.   A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00If school is cancelled, Baton will be cancelled that day as well. 
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Zumba - Zumba - Mondays
Energy for the holidays. This 4 week introductory beginners Zumba session is a great way to learn moves to this high-energy, workout dance.  No experience is necessary as  your shown step-by-step instructions. Exercise with an international flair moving to a variety of top hits and Latin music. Partners not required. sneakers required. Join the class, learn some moves and tone your body.
 
Tuesday May 14, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Amherst Sailing Team Usage
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Safe@Home - Safe@Home
Safe@Home by Safe Sitter® is a program designed for students age 10-13 to prepare them to be safe when they are home alone. The program is designed to prepare students to care for themselves when parents are away for short periods of time. Safe@Home is a program that teaches students how to practice safe habits, how to prevent unsafe situations, and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies. Students will also review a basic first aid, injuries and illnesses.Safe@Home is ideal for students that have expressed interest in assuming the responsibility of staying home alone. This program will be held after school at Chestnut Hill Community School in room 209. Participants are required to have a note from home to stay after school and asked to bring a snack.
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - May
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - May
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Wednesday May 15, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga - Wednesday Mornings Session 4
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Field Hockey - Field Hockey Co-ed Pick up
TRY FIELD HOCKEY FOR **FREE** DROP IN SPRING CLINICHave you ever wanted to try out field hockey but aren’t sure if it’s your thing? Come check us out at this free clinic where we will have plenty of extra sticks for you to use and we will be playing loads of fun games, including some scrimmages! This is a drop in clinic so you can stay for as long or as little as you like- whatever works for your schedule! We want to show new players of all ages what a fun and awesome sport this is so we hope to see you there!! Field Hockey now has a varsity and junior varsity team at the high school and this is the perfect time to check it out before the summer and fall sign-ups.Co-Ed Spring Pick Up Field HockeyThis 6 week program is designed to give school age athletes an opportunity to play fun field hockey games and scrimmages. This is open to all students, regardless of past experience with the sport. Players will be separated as needed by age/skill level. Sticks and balls will be provided to all players if they do not have them or do not bring their own. Shin guards and mouth guards may also be available. Players attending school at SRE, CHCS, and Jabish will be able to be picked up by coaches (with a note from parents) and walked to the field.  More information is available at www.belchertownfieldhockey.com 
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Kindergarten Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Boys Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Lacrosse - Girls Lacrosse
Instructional youth lacrosse is open to kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders. The season runs April 1 - May 31, (weather permitting). The kindergarten program is co-ed. This program will introduce players to the sport of lacrosse.  The program will focus on stick skills (passing and catching).  Equipment will be provided.  1st & 2nd grade boys incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; helmets, shoulder & elbow pads, gloves & stick. There will be limited gear to offer players.1st & 2nd grade girls incorporates instructional skills such as passing and catching as well as introducing players to positional play and movement with the ball.  Players are responsible for providing equipment; stick and goggles.
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga - Wednesday Evenings Session 4
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
Thursday May 16, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - May
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM    Corn Hole - Adults - Corn Hole - Spring
Corn hole is a fantastic game that is growing in popularity. This low impact game doesn’t require much skill and is fun and easy to play non-competitively.  Players take turns tossing bean bags at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. Scores are determined by where the bag lands on the board or in the hole. Teams of two will play scheduled matches with a handicap scoring system. Adults may register individually and be paired with a partner or sign up with a friend. Practice makes perfect: American Corn Hole Organization World Championships will be held in Las Vegas July 2019!
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - May
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Friday May 17, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Senior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    USA SWIM TEAM - USA SWIMMING- Spring 2018
USA Swimming is a new addition to our Stingray swim team. This will allow USA Swimmers to go to USA Swim meets. If you have questions, please contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.Practice times will be set by the head coach.
 
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2019 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  Practices run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays with times staggered according to age & ability. Participants are requested to practice 3 days per week to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Saturday May 18, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Advanced
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese material art used for centuries to relax the body and mind, improve balance and mental clarity, strengthen the body, increase stamina, decrease stress and enhance the overall quality of life.  It’s rhythmic movements establish a mind body connection that creates an overall sense of wellbeing similar to yoga.  It is good for people of all ages and physical levels.  It can be modified to suit the needs of an individual.  Tai Chi is a skill that will last a lifetime.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Pre-School Soccer - Pre-School Soccer
This program is designed to teach youth skills and drills soccer. This is not a league; this program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized soccer. Focus will be on teaching children skills while playing age-appropriate games. The goal is to develop motor skills, coordination, creative thinking, positive interaction with other children and an enjoyment for soccer. 
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga - Saturday Mornings Session 4
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Field Hockey - Field Hockey Clinic - Spring 2019
TRY FIELD HOCKEY FOR **FREE** DROP IN SPRING CLINICHave you ever wanted to try out field hockey but aren’t sure if it’s your thing? Come check us out at this free clinic where we will have plenty of extra sticks for you to use and we will be playing loads of fun games, including some scrimmages! This is a drop in clinic so you can stay for as long or as little as you like- whatever works for your schedule! We want to show new players of all ages what a fun and awesome sport this is so we hope to see you there!! Field Hockey now has a varsity and junior varsity team at the high school and this is the perfect time to check it out before the summer and fall sign-ups.Co-Ed Spring Pick Up Field HockeyThis 6 week program is designed to give school age athletes an opportunity to play fun field hockey games and scrimmages. This is open to all students, regardless of past experience with the sport. Players will be separated as needed by age/skill level. Sticks and balls will be provided to all players if they do not have them or do not bring their own. Shin guards and mouth guards may also be available. Players attending school at SRE, CHCS, and Jabish will be able to be picked up by coaches (with a note from parents) and walked to the field.  More information is available at www.belchertownfieldhockey.com 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Beginners
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese material art used for centuries to relax the body and mind, improve balance and mental clarity, strengthen the body, increase stamina, decrease stress and enhance the overall quality of life.  It’s rhythmic movements establish a mind body connection that creates an overall sense of wellbeing similar to yoga.  It is good for people of all ages and physical levels.  It can be modified to suit the needs of an individual.  Tai Chi is a skill that will last a lifetime.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pre-School Soccer - Pre-School Soccer
This program is designed to teach youth skills and drills soccer. This is not a league; this program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized soccer. Focus will be on teaching children skills while playing age-appropriate games. The goal is to develop motor skills, coordination, creative thinking, positive interaction with other children and an enjoyment for soccer. 
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 1 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 4 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 2 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Mommy/Daddy & Toddler Swim Class
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Zumbini - Zumbini- Spring 2019
Zumbini is a 45 minute movement and music class for ages 0-4 years. It is designed to promote cognitive, social, gross/fine motor skills, and emotional development using music, singing, dance, and instruments/props.   Each session will focus on a different character. At the beginning of each session, the family will receive a Zumbini bundle which includes a plush character doll for that session, a book with song lyrics and stories about the character, as well as a CD and mobile/tablet app. access to all music of the pertaining session.
 
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 3 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 1 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Saturday Mornings - Level 2 Swim Lessons
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.