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Wednesday June 16, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Wednesday Mornings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Thursday June 17, 2021
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Morning Aquanastics Program (M.A.P) - Tuesday/Thursday Group One
This water aerobics program provides a low impact, low-energy challenge and includes all fitness levels. This program is designed to strengthen and tone muscles as well as promote cardiovascular fitness. Water fitness is a fun and invigorating way to exercise! People can enjoy working out at their own pace within a group atmosphere. Jump in and make this part of your weekly routine. Participants must be signed up for swim times. This program is open to members only, all memberships welcome including 10-ticket pool passes. Membership cards will be scanned at the door.* This sign up is strickly for roster and capacity purposes only. There is no fee. To purchase a membership, please go to the memberships page of our website: https://www.belchertownrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx?type=memberships
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Morning Aquanastics Program (M.A.P) - Tuesday/Thursday Group Two
This water aerobics program provides a low impact, low-energy challenge and includes all fitness levels. This program is designed to strengthen and tone muscles as well as promote cardiovascular fitness. Water fitness is a fun and invigorating way to exercise! People can enjoy working out at their own pace within a group atmosphere. Jump in and make this part of your weekly routine. Participants must be signed up for swim times. This program is open to members only, all memberships welcome including 10-ticket pool passes. Membership cards will be scanned at the door.* This sign up is strickly for roster and capacity purposes only. There is no fee. To purchase a membership, please go to the memberships page of our website: https://www.belchertownrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx?type=memberships
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
4:30 PM - 4:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:30 PM - 4:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - Level 5
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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Tuesday/Thursday afternoons
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 10 participants and their parents.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Thursday Evenings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
Friday June 18, 2021
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Friday Evenings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
Saturday June 19, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi - Advanced
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial 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.  Masks are required.  Class size is limited to stay socially distanced. Advanced classes are for those who are familiar with Tai Chi and have some experience.
 
Sunday June 20, 2021
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Monday June 21, 2021
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Tuesday June 22, 2021
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Morning Aquanastics Program (M.A.P) - Tuesday/Thursday Group One
This water aerobics program provides a low impact, low-energy challenge and includes all fitness levels. This program is designed to strengthen and tone muscles as well as promote cardiovascular fitness. Water fitness is a fun and invigorating way to exercise! People can enjoy working out at their own pace within a group atmosphere. Jump in and make this part of your weekly routine. Participants must be signed up for swim times. This program is open to members only, all memberships welcome including 10-ticket pool passes. Membership cards will be scanned at the door.* This sign up is strickly for roster and capacity purposes only. There is no fee. To purchase a membership, please go to the memberships page of our website: https://www.belchertownrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx?type=memberships
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Tuesday Mornings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Yoga's Magical Adventure - Yoga's Magical Adventure
Come and join Yoga's Magical Adventure for stories, crafts, games and of course yoga!   This adventure will immerse your child in stories told with musical instruments while learning yoga movements. Weather permitting, participants will go outdoors to play yoga games and will also take short nature hikes to Foley Field/Lake Wallace.  Clay sculpting and wooden painting projects are among the special crafts that will be included in the most awesome summer adventure.  Children are asked to bring snacks, drinks and lunch.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Morning Aquanastics Program (M.A.P) - Tuesday/Thursday Group Two
This water aerobics program provides a low impact, low-energy challenge and includes all fitness levels. This program is designed to strengthen and tone muscles as well as promote cardiovascular fitness. Water fitness is a fun and invigorating way to exercise! People can enjoy working out at their own pace within a group atmosphere. Jump in and make this part of your weekly routine. Participants must be signed up for swim times. This program is open to members only, all memberships welcome including 10-ticket pool passes. Membership cards will be scanned at the door.* This sign up is strickly for roster and capacity purposes only. There is no fee. To purchase a membership, please go to the memberships page of our website: https://www.belchertownrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx?type=memberships
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
4:30 PM - 4:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:30 PM - 4:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - Level 5
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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Tuesday/Thursday afternoons
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 10 participants and their parents.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Beginner Pickleball
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
Wednesday June 23, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Wednesday Mornings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Yoga's Magical Adventure - Yoga's Magical Adventure
Come and join Yoga's Magical Adventure for stories, crafts, games and of course yoga!   This adventure will immerse your child in stories told with musical instruments while learning yoga movements. Weather permitting, participants will go outdoors to play yoga games and will also take short nature hikes to Foley Field/Lake Wallace.  Clay sculpting and wooden painting projects are among the special crafts that will be included in the most awesome summer adventure.  Children are asked to bring snacks, drinks and lunch.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Skills - Summer 2021
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. Most importantly having Fun! This program is instructed by the Belchertown Granby Eagles
 
Thursday June 24, 2021
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Morning Aquanastics Program (M.A.P) - Tuesday/Thursday Group One
This water aerobics program provides a low impact, low-energy challenge and includes all fitness levels. This program is designed to strengthen and tone muscles as well as promote cardiovascular fitness. Water fitness is a fun and invigorating way to exercise! People can enjoy working out at their own pace within a group atmosphere. Jump in and make this part of your weekly routine. Participants must be signed up for swim times. This program is open to members only, all memberships welcome including 10-ticket pool passes. Membership cards will be scanned at the door.* This sign up is strickly for roster and capacity purposes only. There is no fee. To purchase a membership, please go to the memberships page of our website: https://www.belchertownrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx?type=memberships
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Yoga's Magical Adventure - Yoga's Magical Adventure
Come and join Yoga's Magical Adventure for stories, crafts, games and of course yoga!   This adventure will immerse your child in stories told with musical instruments while learning yoga movements. Weather permitting, participants will go outdoors to play yoga games and will also take short nature hikes to Foley Field/Lake Wallace.  Clay sculpting and wooden painting projects are among the special crafts that will be included in the most awesome summer adventure.  Children are asked to bring snacks, drinks and lunch.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Morning Aquanastics Program (M.A.P) - Tuesday/Thursday Group Two
This water aerobics program provides a low impact, low-energy challenge and includes all fitness levels. This program is designed to strengthen and tone muscles as well as promote cardiovascular fitness. Water fitness is a fun and invigorating way to exercise! People can enjoy working out at their own pace within a group atmosphere. Jump in and make this part of your weekly routine. Participants must be signed up for swim times. This program is open to members only, all memberships welcome including 10-ticket pool passes. Membership cards will be scanned at the door.* This sign up is strickly for roster and capacity purposes only. There is no fee. To purchase a membership, please go to the memberships page of our website: https://www.belchertownrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx?type=memberships
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
4:30 PM - 4:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:30 PM - 4:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - Level 5
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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Tuesday/Thursday afternoons
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 10 participants and their parents.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Thursday Evenings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Skills - Summer 2021
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. Most importantly having Fun! This program is instructed by the Belchertown Granby Eagles
 
Friday June 25, 2021
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Yoga's Magical Adventure - Yoga's Magical Adventure
Come and join Yoga's Magical Adventure for stories, crafts, games and of course yoga!   This adventure will immerse your child in stories told with musical instruments while learning yoga movements. Weather permitting, participants will go outdoors to play yoga games and will also take short nature hikes to Foley Field/Lake Wallace.  Clay sculpting and wooden painting projects are among the special crafts that will be included in the most awesome summer adventure.  Children are asked to bring snacks, drinks and lunch.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Safe Sitter - Safe Sitter
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.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Friday Evenings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Skills - Summer 2021
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. Most importantly having Fun! This program is instructed by the Belchertown Granby Eagles
 
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM    Drive-In Movie Night - Drive-In - June 25th, 2021
The Belchertown Recreation Dept. Sponsored by the Mass & Belchertown Cultural Councils Presents a Drive-in movie night!  Friday, June 25th, 2021 8:15p.m. parking will begin You choose the movie, please click the link below to vote for which movie you would like to see between the following four selections:Tom and Jerry the MovieDisney's SoulDisney's Raya and the Last DragonThe Lego Batman Movie Click Here to Vote Voting ends on Friday, June 18th at 4:00p.m. with the winner announced directly afterwards. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, June 19th.Join the community at the Belchertown High School parking lot (Access from 142 Springfield Road)$10.00 per car resident/$15.00 per car non-resident All tickets are refundable up to 24 hours prior to the start of the movie.  If you purchased a ticket and will not be attending, please contact the Recreation Dept. so that we can offer the space to the next person on the wait list.  Please be aware of scams and  do not purchase tickets from third parties.Rain date:  Understanding that it would be an inconvenience to watch a movie while wipers are on, the movie will be rescheduled.  Depending on inclement weather a decision will be made approx. 2 hours prior to the start and those registered will be notified by email. 
 
Saturday June 26, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi - Advanced
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial 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.  Masks are required.  Class size is limited to stay socially distanced. Advanced classes are for those who are familiar with Tai Chi and have some experience.
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Football Skills - Summer 2021
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. Most importantly having Fun! This program is instructed by the Belchertown Granby Eagles
 
Sunday June 27, 2021
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Monday June 28, 2021
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Yoga's Magical Adventure - Yoga's Magical Adventure
Come and join Yoga's Magical Adventure for stories, crafts, games and of course yoga!   This adventure will immerse your child in stories told with musical instruments while learning yoga movements. Weather permitting, participants will go outdoors to play yoga games and will also take short nature hikes to Foley Field/Lake Wallace.  Clay sculpting and wooden painting projects are among the special crafts that will be included in the most awesome summer adventure.  Children are asked to bring snacks, drinks and lunch.
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Boys Lacrosse Clinic - Boys Lacrosse Clinic - summer 2021
This clinic is designed for beginners as well as experienced players.  Beginners will learn basic skills, throwing, catching, shooting, offense and defense along with an introduction of the rules. Experienced players will improve their skills. All levels are welcome! Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment however some equipment will be provided. Participants are asked to bring snacks, lunch and water each day. 
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Tuesday June 29, 2021
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Morning Aquanastics Program (M.A.P) - Tuesday/Thursday Group One
This water aerobics program provides a low impact, low-energy challenge and includes all fitness levels. This program is designed to strengthen and tone muscles as well as promote cardiovascular fitness. Water fitness is a fun and invigorating way to exercise! People can enjoy working out at their own pace within a group atmosphere. Jump in and make this part of your weekly routine. Participants must be signed up for swim times. This program is open to members only, all memberships welcome including 10-ticket pool passes. Membership cards will be scanned at the door.* This sign up is strickly for roster and capacity purposes only. There is no fee. To purchase a membership, please go to the memberships page of our website: https://www.belchertownrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx?type=memberships
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Tuesday Mornings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Yoga's Magical Adventure - Yoga's Magical Adventure
Come and join Yoga's Magical Adventure for stories, crafts, games and of course yoga!   This adventure will immerse your child in stories told with musical instruments while learning yoga movements. Weather permitting, participants will go outdoors to play yoga games and will also take short nature hikes to Foley Field/Lake Wallace.  Clay sculpting and wooden painting projects are among the special crafts that will be included in the most awesome summer adventure.  Children are asked to bring snacks, drinks and lunch.
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Boys Lacrosse Clinic - Boys Lacrosse Clinic - summer 2021
This clinic is designed for beginners as well as experienced players.  Beginners will learn basic skills, throwing, catching, shooting, offense and defense along with an introduction of the rules. Experienced players will improve their skills. All levels are welcome! Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment however some equipment will be provided. Participants are asked to bring snacks, lunch and water each day. 
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Morning Aquanastics Program (M.A.P) - Tuesday/Thursday Group Two
This water aerobics program provides a low impact, low-energy challenge and includes all fitness levels. This program is designed to strengthen and tone muscles as well as promote cardiovascular fitness. Water fitness is a fun and invigorating way to exercise! People can enjoy working out at their own pace within a group atmosphere. Jump in and make this part of your weekly routine. Participants must be signed up for swim times. This program is open to members only, all memberships welcome including 10-ticket pool passes. Membership cards will be scanned at the door.* This sign up is strickly for roster and capacity purposes only. There is no fee. To purchase a membership, please go to the memberships page of our website: https://www.belchertownrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx?type=memberships
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
4:30 PM - 4:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:30 PM - 4:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - Level 5
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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:00 PM - 5:25 PM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Tuesday/Thursday afternoons
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 10 participants and their parents.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 5:55 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Tues/Thurs Swim Lessons - 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 and may be 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 skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Beginner Pickleball
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
Wednesday June 30, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Wednesday Mornings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Yoga's Magical Adventure - Yoga's Magical Adventure
Come and join Yoga's Magical Adventure for stories, crafts, games and of course yoga!   This adventure will immerse your child in stories told with musical instruments while learning yoga movements. Weather permitting, participants will go outdoors to play yoga games and will also take short nature hikes to Foley Field/Lake Wallace.  Clay sculpting and wooden painting projects are among the special crafts that will be included in the most awesome summer adventure.  Children are asked to bring snacks, drinks and lunch.
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Boys Lacrosse Clinic - Boys Lacrosse Clinic - summer 2021
This clinic is designed for beginners as well as experienced players.  Beginners will learn basic skills, throwing, catching, shooting, offense and defense along with an introduction of the rules. Experienced players will improve their skills. All levels are welcome! Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment however some equipment will be provided. Participants are asked to bring snacks, lunch and water each day. 
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Thursday July 1, 2021
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Morning Aquanastics Program (M.A.P) - Tuesday/Thursday Group One
This water aerobics program provides a low impact, low-energy challenge and includes all fitness levels. This program is designed to strengthen and tone muscles as well as promote cardiovascular fitness. Water fitness is a fun and invigorating way to exercise! People can enjoy working out at their own pace within a group atmosphere. Jump in and make this part of your weekly routine. Participants must be signed up for swim times. This program is open to members only, all memberships welcome including 10-ticket pool passes. Membership cards will be scanned at the door.* This sign up is strickly for roster and capacity purposes only. There is no fee. To purchase a membership, please go to the memberships page of our website: https://www.belchertownrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx?type=memberships
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Yoga's Magical Adventure - Yoga's Magical Adventure
Come and join Yoga's Magical Adventure for stories, crafts, games and of course yoga!   This adventure will immerse your child in stories told with musical instruments while learning yoga movements. Weather permitting, participants will go outdoors to play yoga games and will also take short nature hikes to Foley Field/Lake Wallace.  Clay sculpting and wooden painting projects are among the special crafts that will be included in the most awesome summer adventure.  Children are asked to bring snacks, drinks and lunch.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Morning Aquanastics Program (M.A.P) - Tuesday/Thursday Group Two
This water aerobics program provides a low impact, low-energy challenge and includes all fitness levels. This program is designed to strengthen and tone muscles as well as promote cardiovascular fitness. Water fitness is a fun and invigorating way to exercise! People can enjoy working out at their own pace within a group atmosphere. Jump in and make this part of your weekly routine. Participants must be signed up for swim times. This program is open to members only, all memberships welcome including 10-ticket pool passes. Membership cards will be scanned at the door.* This sign up is strickly for roster and capacity purposes only. There is no fee. To purchase a membership, please go to the memberships page of our website: https://www.belchertownrec.com/info/activities/default.aspx?type=memberships
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Friday July 2, 2021
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Sunday July 4, 2021
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Monday July 5, 2021
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Girls Basketball Clinic - Summer 2021 Girls Basketball Clinic - Grades 3-5
In this girls basketball clinic emphasis will be placed on fundamental skills, such as dribbling, passing and shooting along with instruction on “Chalk Talk,” discussing various strategies and knowledge about how to play the game of basketball (i.e. zone vs man defenses and the purpose of setting a pick, etc.) Skills, drills and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. All participants will need to wear athletic/basketball sneakers, bring a water bottle/Gatorade, and a snack.All participants are asked to bring their own basketball.This program is for girls entering grades 3-8
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2021 - Week 1
Choose a week or many 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 week experience a field trip, such as bowling, movies or the Majestic Theater. Every week there will be morning swim lessons and afternoon free swim.  Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing structured sports. Space is limited. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at the Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria. (the menu will be available in the Parent Packet soon)All activities are included in the cost. 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
 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Girls Basketball Clinic - Summer 2021 Girls Basketball Clinic - Grades 6-8
In this girls basketball clinic emphasis will be placed on fundamental skills, such as dribbling, passing and shooting along with instruction on “Chalk Talk,” discussing various strategies and knowledge about how to play the game of basketball (i.e. zone vs man defenses and the purpose of setting a pick, etc.) Skills, drills and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. All participants will need to wear athletic/basketball sneakers, bring a water bottle/Gatorade, and a snack.All participants are asked to bring their own basketball.This program is for girls entering grades 3-8
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Tuesday July 6, 2021
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Girls Basketball Clinic - Summer 2021 Girls Basketball Clinic - Grades 3-5
In this girls basketball clinic emphasis will be placed on fundamental skills, such as dribbling, passing and shooting along with instruction on “Chalk Talk,” discussing various strategies and knowledge about how to play the game of basketball (i.e. zone vs man defenses and the purpose of setting a pick, etc.) Skills, drills and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. All participants will need to wear athletic/basketball sneakers, bring a water bottle/Gatorade, and a snack.All participants are asked to bring their own basketball.This program is for girls entering grades 3-8
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2021 - Week 1
Choose a week or many 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 week experience a field trip, such as bowling, movies or the Majestic Theater. Every week there will be morning swim lessons and afternoon free swim.  Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing structured sports. Space is limited. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at the Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria. (the menu will be available in the Parent Packet soon)All activities are included in the cost. 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    Pickleball - Adults - Summer 2021 - Tuesday Mornings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Girls Basketball Clinic - Summer 2021 Girls Basketball Clinic - Grades 6-8
In this girls basketball clinic emphasis will be placed on fundamental skills, such as dribbling, passing and shooting along with instruction on “Chalk Talk,” discussing various strategies and knowledge about how to play the game of basketball (i.e. zone vs man defenses and the purpose of setting a pick, etc.) Skills, drills and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. All participants will need to wear athletic/basketball sneakers, bring a water bottle/Gatorade, and a snack.All participants are asked to bring their own basketball.This program is for girls entering grades 3-8
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Summer 2021 Beginner Pickleball
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - July 2021
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu blends traditional, Japanese martial arts practices with self-defense based perspectives and training ideologies. The goal is to develop an individual that will demonstrate kindness, compassion, discipline, and respect, as well as the ability to de-escalate dangerous and potentially dangerous situations.Every student receives individual attention in a safe and positive learning environment.
 
Wednesday July 7, 2021
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Girls Basketball Clinic - Summer 2021 Girls Basketball Clinic - Grades 3-5
In this girls basketball clinic emphasis will be placed on fundamental skills, such as dribbling, passing and shooting along with instruction on “Chalk Talk,” discussing various strategies and knowledge about how to play the game of basketball (i.e. zone vs man defenses and the purpose of setting a pick, etc.) Skills, drills and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. All participants will need to wear athletic/basketball sneakers, bring a water bottle/Gatorade, and a snack.All participants are asked to bring their own basketball.This program is for girls entering grades 3-8
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2021 - Week 1
Choose a week or many 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 week experience a field trip, such as bowling, movies or the Majestic Theater. Every week there will be morning swim lessons and afternoon free swim.  Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing structured sports. Space is limited. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at the Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria. (the menu will be available in the Parent Packet soon)All activities are included in the cost. 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
 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Girls Basketball Clinic - Summer 2021 Girls Basketball Clinic - Grades 6-8
In this girls basketball clinic emphasis will be placed on fundamental skills, such as dribbling, passing and shooting along with instruction on “Chalk Talk,” discussing various strategies and knowledge about how to play the game of basketball (i.e. zone vs man defenses and the purpose of setting a pick, etc.) Skills, drills and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. All participants will need to wear athletic/basketball sneakers, bring a water bottle/Gatorade, and a snack.All participants are asked to bring their own basketball.This program is for girls entering grades 3-8
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Soccer Skills - Soccer Skills
This program will provide children with fundamental skills for playing the game of soccer. Understanding the objective of the game, offense vs defense and positions of the game and how they are applied including the importance of teamwork.The first 45min of the practice will be skill teaching and refining, the second 45min of the practice will be scrimmaging and learning how the game and positions work together in a team environment. Teach & refine basic/fundamental skills: passing, trapping, dribbling, throw-ins An understanding of the rules and how they apply on and off the field: boundary lines: where to throw in, when to corner kick, vs goal kick. Time of the game and sideline adequate Offense vs defense and positions: wing, striker, sweeper, goalie. Teamwork: work together as a team to move the ball around the field to pass, field position, to stay open and in position. Use strengths to choose a position or refine skills to play other positions. Basic nutrition to focus on the game and have enough energy to be an effective team player. Please have shin guards and a bring a water bottle. A soccer ball and cleats are recommended, not required.
 
Thursday July 8, 2021
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Girls Basketball Clinic - Summer 2021 Girls Basketball Clinic - Grades 3-5
In this girls basketball clinic emphasis will be placed on fundamental skills, such as dribbling, passing and shooting along with instruction on “Chalk Talk,” discussing various strategies and knowledge about how to play the game of basketball (i.e. zone vs man defenses and the purpose of setting a pick, etc.) Skills, drills and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. All participants will need to wear athletic/basketball sneakers, bring a water bottle/Gatorade, and a snack.All participants are asked to bring their own basketball.This program is for girls entering grades 3-8
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2021 - Week 1
Choose a week or many 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 week experience a field trip, such as bowling, movies or the Majestic Theater. Every week there will be morning swim lessons and afternoon free swim.  Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing structured sports. Space is limited. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at the Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria. (the menu will be available in the Parent Packet soon)All activities are included in the cost. 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    Safe@Home - Safe@Home - Session I
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 is held at the Recreation Center. Participants asked to bring a snack.
 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Girls Basketball Clinic - Summer 2021 Girls Basketball Clinic - Grades 6-8
In this girls basketball clinic emphasis will be placed on fundamental skills, such as dribbling, passing and shooting along with instruction on “Chalk Talk,” discussing various strategies and knowledge about how to play the game of basketball (i.e. zone vs man defenses and the purpose of setting a pick, etc.) Skills, drills and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. All participants will need to wear athletic/basketball sneakers, bring a water bottle/Gatorade, and a snack.All participants are asked to bring their own basketball.This program is for girls entering grades 3-8
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Summer 2021 - Thursday Evenings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi - Beginner
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial 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.  Masks are required.  Class size is limited to stay socially distanced. Advanced classes are for those who are familiar with Tai Chi and have some experience.
 
Friday July 9, 2021
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Girls Basketball Clinic - Summer 2021 Girls Basketball Clinic - Grades 3-5
In this girls basketball clinic emphasis will be placed on fundamental skills, such as dribbling, passing and shooting along with instruction on “Chalk Talk,” discussing various strategies and knowledge about how to play the game of basketball (i.e. zone vs man defenses and the purpose of setting a pick, etc.) Skills, drills and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. All participants will need to wear athletic/basketball sneakers, bring a water bottle/Gatorade, and a snack.All participants are asked to bring their own basketball.This program is for girls entering grades 3-8
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2021 - Week 1
Choose a week or many 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 week experience a field trip, such as bowling, movies or the Majestic Theater. Every week there will be morning swim lessons and afternoon free swim.  Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing structured sports. Space is limited. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at the Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria. (the menu will be available in the Parent Packet soon)All activities are included in the cost. 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 - 2:00 PM    Safe Sitter - Safe Sitter
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.
 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Girls Basketball Clinic - Summer 2021 Girls Basketball Clinic - Grades 6-8
In this girls basketball clinic emphasis will be placed on fundamental skills, such as dribbling, passing and shooting along with instruction on “Chalk Talk,” discussing various strategies and knowledge about how to play the game of basketball (i.e. zone vs man defenses and the purpose of setting a pick, etc.) Skills, drills and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. All participants will need to wear athletic/basketball sneakers, bring a water bottle/Gatorade, and a snack.All participants are asked to bring their own basketball.This program is for girls entering grades 3-8
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Summer 2021 - Friday Evenings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - July 2021
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu blends traditional, Japanese martial arts practices with self-defense based perspectives and training ideologies. The goal is to develop an individual that will demonstrate kindness, compassion, discipline, and respect, as well as the ability to de-escalate dangerous and potentially dangerous situations.Every student receives individual attention in a safe and positive learning environment.
 
Saturday July 10, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi - Advanced
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial 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.  Masks are required.  Class size is limited to stay socially distanced. Advanced classes are for those who are familiar with Tai Chi and have some experience.
 
Sunday July 11, 2021
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Monday July 12, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2021 - Week 2
Choose a week or many 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 week experience a field trip, such as bowling, movies or the Majestic Theater. Every week there will be morning swim lessons and afternoon free swim.  Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing structured sports. Space is limited. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at the Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria. (the menu will be available in the Parent Packet soon)All activities are included in the cost. 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 - 11:00 AM    Advantage Soccer Academy - Summer 2021 - Grades K-2
Designed to enhance the skills of young soccer players in a fun, fast-paced learning environment.  Our Staff will instruct at every level so that the beginning recreational player to the travel team player will be equally challenged.  We take the extra time needed to educate players improving skills.  All participants will receive a ball & t-shirt
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Softball Clinics - Summer 2021- Softball Clinic
Extra Innings Softball Clinic -Whether you're a young, aspiring athlete in search of getting an edge on the competetion, or an elite athlete seeking advice from our expert staff to fine tune your performance, you will reach your goals through our result-driven program. This outdoor softball clinic staffed by Extra Innings will focus on fielding, hitting, throwing, base running, defense and game play. Players will be divided according to skill and age levels. Softball Clinic - 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 will focuses on a specific set of skills necessary to compete and above all have FUN!
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Advantage Soccer Academy - Summer 2021 - Grades 3-8
Designed to enhance the skills of young soccer players in a fun, fast-paced learning environment.  Our Staff will instruct at every level so that the beginning recreational player to the travel team player will be equally challenged.  We take the extra time needed to educate players improving skills.  All participants will receive a ball & t-shirt
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
Tuesday July 13, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2021 - Week 2
Choose a week or many 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 week experience a field trip, such as bowling, movies or the Majestic Theater. Every week there will be morning swim lessons and afternoon free swim.  Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing structured sports. Space is limited. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at the Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria. (the menu will be available in the Parent Packet soon)All activities are included in the cost. 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    Pickleball - Adults - Summer 2021 - Tuesday Mornings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Advantage Soccer Academy - Summer 2021 - Grades K-2
Designed to enhance the skills of young soccer players in a fun, fast-paced learning environment.  Our Staff will instruct at every level so that the beginning recreational player to the travel team player will be equally challenged.  We take the extra time needed to educate players improving skills.  All participants will receive a ball & t-shirt
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Softball Clinics - Summer 2021- Softball Clinic
Extra Innings Softball Clinic -Whether you're a young, aspiring athlete in search of getting an edge on the competetion, or an elite athlete seeking advice from our expert staff to fine tune your performance, you will reach your goals through our result-driven program. This outdoor softball clinic staffed by Extra Innings will focus on fielding, hitting, throwing, base running, defense and game play. Players will be divided according to skill and age levels. Softball Clinic - 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 will focuses on a specific set of skills necessary to compete and above all have FUN!
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Advantage Soccer Academy - Summer 2021 - Grades 3-8
Designed to enhance the skills of young soccer players in a fun, fast-paced learning environment.  Our Staff will instruct at every level so that the beginning recreational player to the travel team player will be equally challenged.  We take the extra time needed to educate players improving skills.  All participants will receive a ball & t-shirt
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Summer 2021 Beginner Pickleball
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - July 2021
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu blends traditional, Japanese martial arts practices with self-defense based perspectives and training ideologies. The goal is to develop an individual that will demonstrate kindness, compassion, discipline, and respect, as well as the ability to de-escalate dangerous and potentially dangerous situations.Every student receives individual attention in a safe and positive learning environment.
 
Wednesday July 14, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2021 - Week 2
Choose a week or many 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 week experience a field trip, such as bowling, movies or the Majestic Theater. Every week there will be morning swim lessons and afternoon free swim.  Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing structured sports. Space is limited. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at the Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria. (the menu will be available in the Parent Packet soon)All activities are included in the cost. 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 - 11:00 AM    Advantage Soccer Academy - Summer 2021 - Grades K-2
Designed to enhance the skills of young soccer players in a fun, fast-paced learning environment.  Our Staff will instruct at every level so that the beginning recreational player to the travel team player will be equally challenged.  We take the extra time needed to educate players improving skills.  All participants will receive a ball & t-shirt
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Softball Clinics - Summer 2021- Softball Clinic
Extra Innings Softball Clinic -Whether you're a young, aspiring athlete in search of getting an edge on the competetion, or an elite athlete seeking advice from our expert staff to fine tune your performance, you will reach your goals through our result-driven program. This outdoor softball clinic staffed by Extra Innings will focus on fielding, hitting, throwing, base running, defense and game play. Players will be divided according to skill and age levels. Softball Clinic - 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 will focuses on a specific set of skills necessary to compete and above all have FUN!
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Advantage Soccer Academy - Summer 2021 - Grades 3-8
Designed to enhance the skills of young soccer players in a fun, fast-paced learning environment.  Our Staff will instruct at every level so that the beginning recreational player to the travel team player will be equally challenged.  We take the extra time needed to educate players improving skills.  All participants will receive a ball & t-shirt
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Instructional Soccer Skills - Soccer Skills
This program will provide children with fundamental skills for playing the game of soccer. Understanding the objective of the game, offense vs defense and positions of the game and how they are applied including the importance of teamwork.The first 45min of the practice will be skill teaching and refining, the second 45min of the practice will be scrimmaging and learning how the game and positions work together in a team environment. Teach & refine basic/fundamental skills: passing, trapping, dribbling, throw-ins An understanding of the rules and how they apply on and off the field: boundary lines: where to throw in, when to corner kick, vs goal kick. Time of the game and sideline adequate Offense vs defense and positions: wing, striker, sweeper, goalie. Teamwork: work together as a team to move the ball around the field to pass, field position, to stay open and in position. Use strengths to choose a position or refine skills to play other positions. Basic nutrition to focus on the game and have enough energy to be an effective team player. Please have shin guards and a bring a water bottle. A soccer ball and cleats are recommended, not required.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Summer 2021 Beginner Pickleball
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
Thursday July 15, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2021 - Week 2
Choose a week or many 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 week experience a field trip, such as bowling, movies or the Majestic Theater. Every week there will be morning swim lessons and afternoon free swim.  Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing structured sports. Space is limited. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at the Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria. (the menu will be available in the Parent Packet soon)All activities are included in the cost. 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 - 11:00 AM    Advantage Soccer Academy - Summer 2021 - Grades K-2
Designed to enhance the skills of young soccer players in a fun, fast-paced learning environment.  Our Staff will instruct at every level so that the beginning recreational player to the travel team player will be equally challenged.  We take the extra time needed to educate players improving skills.  All participants will receive a ball & t-shirt
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Softball Clinics - Summer 2021- Softball Clinic
Extra Innings Softball Clinic -Whether you're a young, aspiring athlete in search of getting an edge on the competetion, or an elite athlete seeking advice from our expert staff to fine tune your performance, you will reach your goals through our result-driven program. This outdoor softball clinic staffed by Extra Innings will focus on fielding, hitting, throwing, base running, defense and game play. Players will be divided according to skill and age levels. Softball Clinic - 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 will focuses on a specific set of skills necessary to compete and above all have FUN!
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Advantage Soccer Academy - Summer 2021 - Grades 3-8
Designed to enhance the skills of young soccer players in a fun, fast-paced learning environment.  Our Staff will instruct at every level so that the beginning recreational player to the travel team player will be equally challenged.  We take the extra time needed to educate players improving skills.  All participants will receive a ball & t-shirt
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Summer 2021 - Thursday Evenings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi - Beginner
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial 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.  Masks are required.  Class size is limited to stay socially distanced. Advanced classes are for those who are familiar with Tai Chi and have some experience.
 
Friday July 16, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2021 - Week 2
Choose a week or many 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 week experience a field trip, such as bowling, movies or the Majestic Theater. Every week there will be morning swim lessons and afternoon free swim.  Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing structured sports. Space is limited. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at the Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria. (the menu will be available in the Parent Packet soon)All activities are included in the cost. 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 - 11:00 AM    Advantage Soccer Academy - Summer 2021 - Grades K-2
Designed to enhance the skills of young soccer players in a fun, fast-paced learning environment.  Our Staff will instruct at every level so that the beginning recreational player to the travel team player will be equally challenged.  We take the extra time needed to educate players improving skills.  All participants will receive a ball & t-shirt
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Advantage Soccer Academy - Summer 2021 - Grades 3-8
Designed to enhance the skills of young soccer players in a fun, fast-paced learning environment.  Our Staff will instruct at every level so that the beginning recreational player to the travel team player will be equally challenged.  We take the extra time needed to educate players improving skills.  All participants will receive a ball & t-shirt
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - 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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Spring 2021 - Meet Pass
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!  We are happy to offer a modified Spring 2021 season for our Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for Juniors and Junior+ run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays in groupings of M/W/F and Tu/Th/Sun. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Summer 2021 - Friday Evenings
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.  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.  Beginner pickleball is for participants who have little to no experience.  
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - July 2021
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu blends traditional, Japanese martial arts practices with self-defense based perspectives and training ideologies. The goal is to develop an individual that will demonstrate kindness, compassion, discipline, and respect, as well as the ability to de-escalate dangerous and potentially dangerous situations.Every student receives individual attention in a safe and positive learning environment.