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Monday May 27, 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 2019
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.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Baton Twirlers - Bay State
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. 
 
Tuesday May 28, 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 2019
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.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Tuesday Evenings Spring 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
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 29, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Mornings
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 - 11:00 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Wednesday Mornings - Spring 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
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 2019
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 Activities - 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.  FIELD HOCKEY SUMMER CLINIC  In this three-day clinic participants will be taught the fundamentals of field hockey through both drills and scrimmaging.  Core skills will include basic rules, proper grip and posture, ball and stick control, passing and receiving along with basic offense and defense skills which will help the players to prepare for the upcoming fall season.  This is made for players brand new to the sport at any age- including those planning to try out for the high school program. It is also ideal as a refresher and to have some fun before the fall season starts for our younger veteran players. Fun and fundamentals will be our focus. SUMMER PICK UP & WALKING HOCKEY FAMILY FUN   This 5 week program is designed to give athletes, families, and community members an opportunity to engage in hockey via pick-up games. Pick-up games will include regular paced games as well as Walking Hockey, a new adaptation of the sport that can be played by all ages and is tons of fun. Walking hockey involves no running (just walking- at any speed you can manage), no big hits/ swings, and utilizes a bigger ball that is not as hard. This is open to all, regardless of past experience with the sport. Sticks and balls will be provided to all players if they are needed. 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 Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Evenings
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 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 2019
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.
 
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 31, 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 2019
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.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Friday Evenings - Spring 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
Saturday June 1, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM    Family Fitness - Family Fitness
Family Fitness provides you and your child the opportunity to find the joy in fitness while spending quality time together. Each 45 minute class will consist of a warm-up, movement game, obstacle or challenge and end with a cool-down.Parent(s)/Guardians/Grandparents and children. Children MUST have an adult participating alongside them each class.All equipment will be supplied. Participants will need water and proper footwear (athletic sneakers). We will also use the Town Common as long as the weather cooperates.
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Saturday Mornings
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 - 10:15 AM    Family Fitness - Family Fitness
Family Fitness provides you and your child the opportunity to find the joy in fitness while spending quality time together. Each 45 minute class will consist of a warm-up, movement game, obstacle or challenge and end with a cool-down.Parent(s)/Guardians/Grandparents and children. Children MUST have an adult participating alongside them each class.All equipment will be supplied. Participants will need water and proper footwear (athletic sneakers). We will also use the Town Common as long as the weather cooperates.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Basketball
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    pool party
 
Sunday June 2, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Two hour birthday party
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Rental
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Practice
 
Monday June 3, 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 2019
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 - 5:00 PM    Sports N Stuff - Sports N Stuff - Spring 2019
The goals of this multi-sport clinic is to emphasizes basic motor movements, coordination growing their enjoyment of being active and increasing the amount of positive social interactions with their peers. Fun and games will be incorporated! Participants will need athletic shoes (no sandals), plenty of water and sunscreen.  Each participant will receive a T-shirt & medal.
 
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 - 6:15 PM    Family Fitness - Family Fitness
Family Fitness provides you and your child the opportunity to find the joy in fitness while spending quality time together. Each 45 minute class will consist of a warm-up, movement game, obstacle or challenge and end with a cool-down.Parent(s)/Guardians/Grandparents and children. Children MUST have an adult participating alongside them each class.All equipment will be supplied. Participants will need water and proper footwear (athletic sneakers). We will also use the Town Common as long as the weather cooperates.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Baton Twirlers - Bay State
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. 
 
Tuesday June 4, 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 2019
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.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - June
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.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Tuesday Evenings Spring 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Troop 507
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - June
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 June 5, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Mornings
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 - 11:00 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Wednesday Mornings - Spring 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
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 2019
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 Activities - 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.  FIELD HOCKEY SUMMER CLINIC  In this three-day clinic participants will be taught the fundamentals of field hockey through both drills and scrimmaging.  Core skills will include basic rules, proper grip and posture, ball and stick control, passing and receiving along with basic offense and defense skills which will help the players to prepare for the upcoming fall season.  This is made for players brand new to the sport at any age- including those planning to try out for the high school program. It is also ideal as a refresher and to have some fun before the fall season starts for our younger veteran players. Fun and fundamentals will be our focus. SUMMER PICK UP & WALKING HOCKEY FAMILY FUN   This 5 week program is designed to give athletes, families, and community members an opportunity to engage in hockey via pick-up games. Pick-up games will include regular paced games as well as Walking Hockey, a new adaptation of the sport that can be played by all ages and is tons of fun. Walking hockey involves no running (just walking- at any speed you can manage), no big hits/ swings, and utilizes a bigger ball that is not as hard. This is open to all, regardless of past experience with the sport. Sticks and balls will be provided to all players if they are needed. 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 Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Evenings
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.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Skills - Summer 2019
The purpose of this clinic is to introduce players to the sport of football. Participants will learn throwing and catching technique, running footwork, the rules of the game, and kids will have a chance to play 7v7 passing games. The Belchertown Granby Eagles priority is to have fun.
 
Thursday June 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 2019
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.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - June
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.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Skills - Summer 2019
The purpose of this clinic is to introduce players to the sport of football. Participants will learn throwing and catching technique, running footwork, the rules of the game, and kids will have a chance to play 7v7 passing games. The Belchertown Granby Eagles priority is to have fun.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - June
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 June 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 2019
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.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Family Fitness - Family Fitness
Family Fitness provides you and your child the opportunity to find the joy in fitness while spending quality time together. Each 45 minute class will consist of a warm-up, movement game, obstacle or challenge and end with a cool-down.Parent(s)/Guardians/Grandparents and children. Children MUST have an adult participating alongside them each class.All equipment will be supplied. Participants will need water and proper footwear (athletic sneakers). We will also use the Town Common as long as the weather cooperates.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Skills - Summer 2019
The purpose of this clinic is to introduce players to the sport of football. Participants will learn throwing and catching technique, running footwork, the rules of the game, and kids will have a chance to play 7v7 passing games. The Belchertown Granby Eagles priority is to have fun.
 
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM    Family Fitness - Family Fitness
Family Fitness provides you and your child the opportunity to find the joy in fitness while spending quality time together. Each 45 minute class will consist of a warm-up, movement game, obstacle or challenge and end with a cool-down.Parent(s)/Guardians/Grandparents and children. Children MUST have an adult participating alongside them each class.All equipment will be supplied. Participants will need water and proper footwear (athletic sneakers). We will also use the Town Common as long as the weather cooperates.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Friday Evenings - Spring 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
Saturday June 8, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Saturday Mornings
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 - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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.
 
Sunday June 9, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Practice
 
Monday June 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 2019
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 - 5:00 PM    Sports N Stuff - Sports N Stuff - Spring 2019
The goals of this multi-sport clinic is to emphasizes basic motor movements, coordination growing their enjoyment of being active and increasing the amount of positive social interactions with their peers. Fun and games will be incorporated! Participants will need athletic shoes (no sandals), plenty of water and sunscreen.  Each participant will receive a T-shirt & medal.
 
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 - 6:15 PM    Family Fitness - Family Fitness
Family Fitness provides you and your child the opportunity to find the joy in fitness while spending quality time together. Each 45 minute class will consist of a warm-up, movement game, obstacle or challenge and end with a cool-down.Parent(s)/Guardians/Grandparents and children. Children MUST have an adult participating alongside them each class.All equipment will be supplied. Participants will need water and proper footwear (athletic sneakers). We will also use the Town Common as long as the weather cooperates.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Baton Twirlers - Bay State
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. 
 
Tuesday June 11, 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 2019
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.
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Safe@Home - Safe@Home - Summer 2019
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    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.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - June
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.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Tuesday Evenings Spring 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - June
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 June 12, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Mornings
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 - 11:00 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Wednesday Mornings - Spring 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
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 2019
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.
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Evenings
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 June 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 2019
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.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - June
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.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - June
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 June 14, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Day School
 
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 2019
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.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Friday Evenings - Spring 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM    Movie Nights - Summer 2019 - Ralph Breaks the Internet - Adults
Bring a lawn Chair or blanket and enjoy a family movie!Friday, June 14th - Ralph Breaks the Internet at the Town BeachCost: $4.00 for Adults 13 and older, $2.00 for children 12 & under at the Town Beach. Refreshments will be sold at the concession stand.Friday, August 16th - How to Train Your Dragon at CHCS Fields - This Movie is Free!
 
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM    Movie Nights - Summer 2019 - Ralph Breaks the Internet (12 & under)
Bring a lawn Chair or blanket and enjoy a family movie!Friday, June 14th - Ralph Breaks the Internet at the Town BeachCost: $4.00 for Adults 13 and older, $2.00 for children 12 & under at the Town Beach. Refreshments will be sold at the concession stand.Friday, August 16th - How to Train Your Dragon at CHCS Fields - This Movie is Free!
 
Saturday June 15, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM    Family Fitness - Family Fitness
Family Fitness provides you and your child the opportunity to find the joy in fitness while spending quality time together. Each 45 minute class will consist of a warm-up, movement game, obstacle or challenge and end with a cool-down.Parent(s)/Guardians/Grandparents and children. Children MUST have an adult participating alongside them each class.All equipment will be supplied. Participants will need water and proper footwear (athletic sneakers). We will also use the Town Common as long as the weather cooperates.
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Saturday Mornings
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    CPR/AED - CPR/AED - Summer 2019
The American Heart Association designed the Heart saver CPR Course to prepare a wide variety of people who, as first responders, may need to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in the work place or similar settings, or may need to help someone who is choking. By the end of the course you will be able to give CPR in a safe, timely, and effective manner to an adult and child and how to properly use an AED. Upon completion, you will receive a Heart saver CPR card.
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    Family Fitness - Family Fitness
Family Fitness provides you and your child the opportunity to find the joy in fitness while spending quality time together. Each 45 minute class will consist of a warm-up, movement game, obstacle or challenge and end with a cool-down.Parent(s)/Guardians/Grandparents and children. Children MUST have an adult participating alongside them each class.All equipment will be supplied. Participants will need water and proper footwear (athletic sneakers). We will also use the Town Common as long as the weather cooperates.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Birthday party
 
Sunday June 16, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Practice
 
Monday June 17, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 1
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Little Hands Summer Art - Summer 2019 - Session 1
A summer art program designed to introduce young minds to the fun world of art.  We will be drawing with charcoal, making insects, using water colors, and painting with worms. Come and play with art.  Each day your child will create a new masterpiece to take home. Participants must bring an old t-shirt or smock. All other supplies are provided.  
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Story Time Yoga - Story Time Yoga - Session I
Story Time Yoga integrates physical education with literacy by coupling the magic of storytelling with the ancient practice of Hatha Yoga.  The all new art projects, games and story themes will be brought to life through storytelling. and of course yoga!
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 1
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.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 4
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 2
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 3
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 - 12:30 PM    Create Your Own Stuffed Animal - Summer 2019- Ages 4-6
Ages - 4-6 - Children, with the help of an adult, will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Through this process children will have fun using their imagination while the adults learn skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. Using various textile materials your creation will come to life.  All supplies included. Grades 2-6 - Children will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Children will use various textile materials to bring it to life.  Through this process children will learn important lifelong skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. All supplies included.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 1
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.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Create Your Own Stuffed Animal - Summer 2019- Grades 2-6
Ages - 4-6 - Children, with the help of an adult, will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Through this process children will have fun using their imagination while the adults learn skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. Using various textile materials your creation will come to life.  All supplies included. Grades 2-6 - Children will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Children will use various textile materials to bring it to life.  Through this process children will learn important lifelong skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. All supplies included.
 
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 2019
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.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Family Fitness - Family Fitness
Family Fitness provides you and your child the opportunity to find the joy in fitness while spending quality time together. Each 45 minute class will consist of a warm-up, movement game, obstacle or challenge and end with a cool-down.Parent(s)/Guardians/Grandparents and children. Children MUST have an adult participating alongside them each class.All equipment will be supplied. Participants will need water and proper footwear (athletic sneakers). We will also use the Town Common as long as the weather cooperates.
 
Tuesday June 18, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 1
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Little Hands Summer Art - Summer 2019 - Session 1
A summer art program designed to introduce young minds to the fun world of art.  We will be drawing with charcoal, making insects, using water colors, and painting with worms. Come and play with art.  Each day your child will create a new masterpiece to take home. Participants must bring an old t-shirt or smock. All other supplies are provided.  
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Story Time Yoga - Story Time Yoga - Session I
Story Time Yoga integrates physical education with literacy by coupling the magic of storytelling with the ancient practice of Hatha Yoga.  The all new art projects, games and story themes will be brought to life through storytelling. and of course yoga!
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 1
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.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 4
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 2
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 3
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 - 12:30 PM    Create Your Own Stuffed Animal - Summer 2019- Ages 4-6
Ages - 4-6 - Children, with the help of an adult, will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Through this process children will have fun using their imagination while the adults learn skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. Using various textile materials your creation will come to life.  All supplies included. Grades 2-6 - Children will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Children will use various textile materials to bring it to life.  Through this process children will learn important lifelong skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. All supplies included.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 1
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.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Create Your Own Stuffed Animal - Summer 2019- Grades 2-6
Ages - 4-6 - Children, with the help of an adult, will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Through this process children will have fun using their imagination while the adults learn skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. Using various textile materials your creation will come to life.  All supplies included. Grades 2-6 - Children will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Children will use various textile materials to bring it to life.  Through this process children will learn important lifelong skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. All supplies included.
 
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 2019
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.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - June
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.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - June
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 June 19, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 1
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Mornings
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 - 10:30 AM    Little Hands Summer Art - Summer 2019 - Session 1
A summer art program designed to introduce young minds to the fun world of art.  We will be drawing with charcoal, making insects, using water colors, and painting with worms. Come and play with art.  Each day your child will create a new masterpiece to take home. Participants must bring an old t-shirt or smock. All other supplies are provided.  
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 1
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.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 4
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 2
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 3
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 - 12:30 PM    Create Your Own Stuffed Animal - Summer 2019- Ages 4-6
Ages - 4-6 - Children, with the help of an adult, will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Through this process children will have fun using their imagination while the adults learn skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. Using various textile materials your creation will come to life.  All supplies included. Grades 2-6 - Children will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Children will use various textile materials to bring it to life.  Through this process children will learn important lifelong skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. All supplies included.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 1
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.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Create Your Own Stuffed Animal - Summer 2019- Grades 2-6
Ages - 4-6 - Children, with the help of an adult, will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Through this process children will have fun using their imagination while the adults learn skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. Using various textile materials your creation will come to life.  All supplies included. Grades 2-6 - Children will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Children will use various textile materials to bring it to life.  Through this process children will learn important lifelong skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. All supplies included.
 
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 2019
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.
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Evenings
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.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Goalkeeper Clinic - Goalkeeper Clinic
Participants will focus on core goalkeeping skills, footwork, shot stopping and positioning.  This will be a fun environment and help foster a love for the position and the game.  Each goalkeeper will learn and improve their skills regardless of ability level or playing experience.  Sessions will work on diving, breakaway saves, handling, positioning and speed and agility. Goalkeeper games will follow at the end of each session and give participants and competitive fun way to showcase their skills and abilities.  This program is designed to give individual attention to each participant. Space is limited.
 
Thursday June 20, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 1
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Little Hands Summer Art - Summer 2019 - Session 1
A summer art program designed to introduce young minds to the fun world of art.  We will be drawing with charcoal, making insects, using water colors, and painting with worms. Come and play with art.  Each day your child will create a new masterpiece to take home. Participants must bring an old t-shirt or smock. All other supplies are provided.  
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 1
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.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 4
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 2
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 3
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 - 12:30 PM    Create Your Own Stuffed Animal - Summer 2019- Ages 4-6
Ages - 4-6 - Children, with the help of an adult, will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Through this process children will have fun using their imagination while the adults learn skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. Using various textile materials your creation will come to life.  All supplies included. Grades 2-6 - Children will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Children will use various textile materials to bring it to life.  Through this process children will learn important lifelong skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. All supplies included.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 1
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.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Create Your Own Stuffed Animal - Summer 2019- Grades 2-6
Ages - 4-6 - Children, with the help of an adult, will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Through this process children will have fun using their imagination while the adults learn skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. Using various textile materials your creation will come to life.  All supplies included. Grades 2-6 - Children will dream up, design and create their own original stuffed animal.  Children will use various textile materials to bring it to life.  Through this process children will learn important lifelong skills such as designing a pattern, sewing on buttons and hand stitching. All supplies included.
 
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 2019
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.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - June
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.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Goalkeeper Clinic - Goalkeeper Clinic
Participants will focus on core goalkeeping skills, footwork, shot stopping and positioning.  This will be a fun environment and help foster a love for the position and the game.  Each goalkeeper will learn and improve their skills regardless of ability level or playing experience.  Sessions will work on diving, breakaway saves, handling, positioning and speed and agility. Goalkeeper games will follow at the end of each session and give participants and competitive fun way to showcase their skills and abilities.  This program is designed to give individual attention to each participant. Space is limited.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - June
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 June 21, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 1
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 1
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.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 4
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 2
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 3
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.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1 - Level 1
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.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
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 2019
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.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Goalkeeper Clinic - Goalkeeper Clinic
Participants will focus on core goalkeeping skills, footwork, shot stopping and positioning.  This will be a fun environment and help foster a love for the position and the game.  Each goalkeeper will learn and improve their skills regardless of ability level or playing experience.  Sessions will work on diving, breakaway saves, handling, positioning and speed and agility. Goalkeeper games will follow at the end of each session and give participants and competitive fun way to showcase their skills and abilities.  This program is designed to give individual attention to each participant. Space is limited.
 
Saturday June 22, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Advanced - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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 - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Saturday Mornings
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 - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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.
 
Sunday June 23, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Practice
 
Monday June 24, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 2
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Sing It Loud - Summer 2019 - Grades K-3
This program will encourage the love of singing in your child, who at this young age is less inhibited in vocally expressing themselves.  Participants will learn basic music concepts and key terms along with basic notation in various genres through singing, visual aids and recordings.  This will be a time to foster their creativity through language, math and science which music also encompasses.  All music will be age appropriate from classical to more contemporary, incorporating fun warm-ups and play acting games to assist in musical expressions.  On the last day children will perform for their families.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Softball Clinic - Summer 2019
This four day softball clinic will prepare you for the next level of play on the playground, recreation softball, competitive high school, or travel ball.  Each day focuses on a specific set of skills necessary to compete and above all have FUN! 
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 4
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.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 1
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 2
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 3
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.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 1
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.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2
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.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Denim Re-Make - Summer 2019
In this class teens will transform an old pair of jeans into something fresh and fashionable.  Come with an idea of your own or gather inspiration here; turn long jeans into shorts, patch and embellish holey jeans, make those pants into a skirt or even a bag. Teens will learn the art of shashiko mending, basic machine sewing and hand stitching. Students should bring in a pair (or 2) of jeans they would like to work with.
 
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 2019
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.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Lacrosse Clinic - Summer 2019
This clinic, sponsored by The Belchertown Lacrosse Association, is designed for beginners as well as experienced players. We will introduce children ot the exciting game of Lacrosse. Participants will learn basic skills, throwing, catching, scoop and cradling, along with an introduction of the rules. Improve your skills, all levels are welcome! All equipment will be provided. 
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Zumba - Zumba - Summer 2019
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 June 25, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 2
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Sing It Loud - Summer 2019 - Grades K-3
This program will encourage the love of singing in your child, who at this young age is less inhibited in vocally expressing themselves.  Participants will learn basic music concepts and key terms along with basic notation in various genres through singing, visual aids and recordings.  This will be a time to foster their creativity through language, math and science which music also encompasses.  All music will be age appropriate from classical to more contemporary, incorporating fun warm-ups and play acting games to assist in musical expressions.  On the last day children will perform for their families.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Softball Clinic - Summer 2019
This four day softball clinic will prepare you for the next level of play on the playground, recreation softball, competitive high school, or travel ball.  Each day focuses on a specific set of skills necessary to compete and above all have FUN! 
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 4
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.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 1
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 2
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 3
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.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 1
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.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2
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.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Denim Re-Make - Summer 2019
In this class teens will transform an old pair of jeans into something fresh and fashionable.  Come with an idea of your own or gather inspiration here; turn long jeans into shorts, patch and embellish holey jeans, make those pants into a skirt or even a bag. Teens will learn the art of shashiko mending, basic machine sewing and hand stitching. Students should bring in a pair (or 2) of jeans they would like to work with.
 
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 2019
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.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - June
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.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Lacrosse Clinic - Summer 2019
This clinic, sponsored by The Belchertown Lacrosse Association, is designed for beginners as well as experienced players. We will introduce children ot the exciting game of Lacrosse. Participants will learn basic skills, throwing, catching, scoop and cradling, along with an introduction of the rules. Improve your skills, all levels are welcome! All equipment will be provided. 
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Tuesday Evenings - Summer 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - June
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 June 26, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 2
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Mornings
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    Softball Clinic - Summer 2019
This four day softball clinic will prepare you for the next level of play on the playground, recreation softball, competitive high school, or travel ball.  Each day focuses on a specific set of skills necessary to compete and above all have FUN! 
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Wednesday Mornings - Summer 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 4
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.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 1
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 2
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.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 3
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.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2 - Level 1
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.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 2
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.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
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 2019
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.
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 1 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Evenings
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.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Lacrosse Clinic - Summer 2019
This clinic, sponsored by The Belchertown Lacrosse Association, is designed for beginners as well as experienced players. We will introduce children ot the exciting game of Lacrosse. Participants will learn basic skills, throwing, catching, scoop and cradling, along with an introduction of the rules. Improve your skills, all levels are welcome! All equipment will be provided.