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Friday July 19, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 5
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    JitterBugs
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Kidz Club
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Friday Evenings - Summer 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
Saturday July 20, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Advanced - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Beginners - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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.
 
Monday July 22, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 6
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pre-School Baseball/Whiffle Ball - Summer 2019 - Session 1
This four day clinic is designed to acquaint boys and girls with the game of baseball. Playing various games including whiffle ball and water balloon baseball, they will learn the basic fundamentals such as positions, base running, fielding, hitting, throwing and team work. Most importantly playing various games and having fun!
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Extra Innings Baseball Clinic - Summer 2019
Whether you're a young, aspiring athlete in search of getting an edge on the competition, or an elite level athlete seeking the advice from our expert staff to fine tuning your performance, you will reach your goals through our result-driven program. This outdoor baseball clinic staffed by Extra Innings employees will focus on fielding, hitting, throwing, base running, defense and game play. Children will be divided according to skill and age levels.
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Boys Basketball Clinic - Boys Basketball Clinic - Summer 2019
This program is designed to instruct at every level.  The concept is to focus on the basic fundamentals of basketball including dribbling, passing, rebounding, shooting, individual and team defense and simple offensive strategies.  At the end of the week, each individual will receive an evaluation of his strengths, a t-shirt and a basketball. Participants need to bring a lunch, snack, water and bathing suit. On Monday, Wednesday and Thursday we will take a refreshing dip in the CHCS Pool.For those interested, CHCS has been given a grant to offer FREE lunch for all children under 18 years of age, at the CHCS cafeteria Mon. - Fri.  Our program will walk down to CHCS approx. 12:00noon for 30 minutes to eat lunch. You may also choose to bring your own bag lunch. The Lunch Menu is listed below in forms.    
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 4
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Young Yogis In Training - Summer 2019 - Session 1
Do you like to move, play, have fun, laugh, and sometimes “chill out?” Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to increase both children’s physical and emotional capabilities. Through learning, movement, play, and self-expression, the goal is for children to have fun, to learn more about the mind and body, and to feel in a calm state. Your child will take away skills they can apply in every day life. Each child will take home a yoga mat.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Zumba - Zumba - Summer 2019
Energy for the holidays. This 4 week introductory beginners Zumba session is a great way to learn moves to this high-energy, workout dance.  No experience is necessary as  your shown step-by-step instructions. Exercise with an international flair moving to a variety of top hits and Latin music. Partners not required. sneakers required. Join the class, learn some moves and tone your body.
 
Tuesday July 23, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 6
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pre-School Baseball/Whiffle Ball - Summer 2019 - Session 1
This four day clinic is designed to acquaint boys and girls with the game of baseball. Playing various games including whiffle ball and water balloon baseball, they will learn the basic fundamentals such as positions, base running, fielding, hitting, throwing and team work. Most importantly playing various games and having fun!
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Extra Innings Baseball Clinic - Summer 2019
Whether you're a young, aspiring athlete in search of getting an edge on the competition, or an elite level athlete seeking the advice from our expert staff to fine tuning your performance, you will reach your goals through our result-driven program. This outdoor baseball clinic staffed by Extra Innings employees will focus on fielding, hitting, throwing, base running, defense and game play. Children will be divided according to skill and age levels.
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Boys Basketball Clinic - Boys Basketball Clinic - Summer 2019
This program is designed to instruct at every level.  The concept is to focus on the basic fundamentals of basketball including dribbling, passing, rebounding, shooting, individual and team defense and simple offensive strategies.  At the end of the week, each individual will receive an evaluation of his strengths, a t-shirt and a basketball. Participants need to bring a lunch, snack, water and bathing suit. On Monday, Wednesday and Thursday we will take a refreshing dip in the CHCS Pool.For those interested, CHCS has been given a grant to offer FREE lunch for all children under 18 years of age, at the CHCS cafeteria Mon. - Fri.  Our program will walk down to CHCS approx. 12:00noon for 30 minutes to eat lunch. You may also choose to bring your own bag lunch. The Lunch Menu is listed below in forms.    
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 4
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Young Yogis In Training - Summer 2019 - Session 1
Do you like to move, play, have fun, laugh, and sometimes “chill out?” Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to increase both children’s physical and emotional capabilities. Through learning, movement, play, and self-expression, the goal is for children to have fun, to learn more about the mind and body, and to feel in a calm state. Your child will take away skills they can apply in every day life. Each child will take home a yoga mat.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Day School Camp
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - July
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Tuesday Evenings - Summer 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - July
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Wednesday July 24, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 6
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pre-School Baseball/Whiffle Ball - Summer 2019 - Session 1
This four day clinic is designed to acquaint boys and girls with the game of baseball. Playing various games including whiffle ball and water balloon baseball, they will learn the basic fundamentals such as positions, base running, fielding, hitting, throwing and team work. Most importantly playing various games and having fun!
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Extra Innings Baseball Clinic - Summer 2019
Whether you're a young, aspiring athlete in search of getting an edge on the competition, or an elite level athlete seeking the advice from our expert staff to fine tuning your performance, you will reach your goals through our result-driven program. This outdoor baseball clinic staffed by Extra Innings employees will focus on fielding, hitting, throwing, base running, defense and game play. Children will be divided according to skill and age levels.
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Boys Basketball Clinic - Boys Basketball Clinic - Summer 2019
This program is designed to instruct at every level.  The concept is to focus on the basic fundamentals of basketball including dribbling, passing, rebounding, shooting, individual and team defense and simple offensive strategies.  At the end of the week, each individual will receive an evaluation of his strengths, a t-shirt and a basketball. Participants need to bring a lunch, snack, water and bathing suit. On Monday, Wednesday and Thursday we will take a refreshing dip in the CHCS Pool.For those interested, CHCS has been given a grant to offer FREE lunch for all children under 18 years of age, at the CHCS cafeteria Mon. - Fri.  Our program will walk down to CHCS approx. 12:00noon for 30 minutes to eat lunch. You may also choose to bring your own bag lunch. The Lunch Menu is listed below in forms.    
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Wednesday Mornings - Summer 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 4
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Young Yogis In Training - Summer 2019 - Session 1
Do you like to move, play, have fun, laugh, and sometimes “chill out?” Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to increase both children’s physical and emotional capabilities. Through learning, movement, play, and self-expression, the goal is for children to have fun, to learn more about the mind and body, and to feel in a calm state. Your child will take away skills they can apply in every day life. Each child will take home a yoga mat.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
Thursday July 25, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 6
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pre-School Baseball/Whiffle Ball - Summer 2019 - Session 1
This four day clinic is designed to acquaint boys and girls with the game of baseball. Playing various games including whiffle ball and water balloon baseball, they will learn the basic fundamentals such as positions, base running, fielding, hitting, throwing and team work. Most importantly playing various games and having fun!
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Extra Innings Baseball Clinic - Summer 2019
Whether you're a young, aspiring athlete in search of getting an edge on the competition, or an elite level athlete seeking the advice from our expert staff to fine tuning your performance, you will reach your goals through our result-driven program. This outdoor baseball clinic staffed by Extra Innings employees will focus on fielding, hitting, throwing, base running, defense and game play. Children will be divided according to skill and age levels.
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Boys Basketball Clinic - Boys Basketball Clinic - Summer 2019
This program is designed to instruct at every level.  The concept is to focus on the basic fundamentals of basketball including dribbling, passing, rebounding, shooting, individual and team defense and simple offensive strategies.  At the end of the week, each individual will receive an evaluation of his strengths, a t-shirt and a basketball. Participants need to bring a lunch, snack, water and bathing suit. On Monday, Wednesday and Thursday we will take a refreshing dip in the CHCS Pool.For those interested, CHCS has been given a grant to offer FREE lunch for all children under 18 years of age, at the CHCS cafeteria Mon. - Fri.  Our program will walk down to CHCS approx. 12:00noon for 30 minutes to eat lunch. You may also choose to bring your own bag lunch. The Lunch Menu is listed below in forms.    
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 4
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Young Yogis In Training - Summer 2019 - Session 1
Do you like to move, play, have fun, laugh, and sometimes “chill out?” Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to increase both children’s physical and emotional capabilities. Through learning, movement, play, and self-expression, the goal is for children to have fun, to learn more about the mind and body, and to feel in a calm state. Your child will take away skills they can apply in every day life. Each child will take home a yoga mat.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Day School Camp
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - July
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Traning sessions
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - July
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Friday July 26, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 6
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Boys Basketball Clinic - Boys Basketball Clinic - Summer 2019
This program is designed to instruct at every level.  The concept is to focus on the basic fundamentals of basketball including dribbling, passing, rebounding, shooting, individual and team defense and simple offensive strategies.  At the end of the week, each individual will receive an evaluation of his strengths, a t-shirt and a basketball. Participants need to bring a lunch, snack, water and bathing suit. On Monday, Wednesday and Thursday we will take a refreshing dip in the CHCS Pool.For those interested, CHCS has been given a grant to offer FREE lunch for all children under 18 years of age, at the CHCS cafeteria Mon. - Fri.  Our program will walk down to CHCS approx. 12:00noon for 30 minutes to eat lunch. You may also choose to bring your own bag lunch. The Lunch Menu is listed below in forms.    
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 4
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Young Yogis In Training - Summer 2019 - Session 1
Do you like to move, play, have fun, laugh, and sometimes “chill out?” Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to increase both children’s physical and emotional capabilities. Through learning, movement, play, and self-expression, the goal is for children to have fun, to learn more about the mind and body, and to feel in a calm state. Your child will take away skills they can apply in every day life. Each child will take home a yoga mat.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4 - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water. Are ready to remove all floatation or already swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic strokes they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated strokes such as breast stroke and leg movement to the side stroke.
 
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - Summer 2019 - Session 4
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 8 participants and their parents.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Friday Evenings - Summer 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
Saturday July 27, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Advanced - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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.
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 2 - Summer 2019 - Saturday Mornings
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Beginners - Summer 2019 - Session 1
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese 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.
 
Sunday July 28, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
Monday July 29, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 7
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Young Yogis In Training - Summer 2019 - Session 2
Do you like to move, play, have fun, laugh, and sometimes “chill out?” Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to increase both children’s physical and emotional capabilities. Through learning, movement, play, and self-expression, the goal is for children to have fun, to learn more about the mind and body, and to feel in a calm state. Your child will take away skills they can apply in every day life. Each child will take home a yoga mat.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga & Mindfulness for Teens - Summer 2019 - Session 2
Think about gaining more flexibility, balance, and coordination. Get a jump start for the next academic year, gain a jump start by being able to manage school, friendships, relationship, and general life stress.  This program has the possibility to change your life!  YOU, can be that person that your future college will be talking about.  Having Yoga and Mindfulness on college applications tells colleges a lot about your character. Increase your physical and emotional capabilities.  Participants will receive a yoga mat to take home.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Zumba - Zumba - Summer 2019
Energy for the holidays. This 4 week introductory beginners Zumba session is a great way to learn moves to this high-energy, workout dance.  No experience is necessary as  your shown step-by-step instructions. Exercise with an international flair moving to a variety of top hits and Latin music. Partners not required. sneakers required. Join the class, learn some moves and tone your body.
 
Tuesday July 30, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 7
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Young Yogis In Training - Summer 2019 - Session 2
Do you like to move, play, have fun, laugh, and sometimes “chill out?” Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to increase both children’s physical and emotional capabilities. Through learning, movement, play, and self-expression, the goal is for children to have fun, to learn more about the mind and body, and to feel in a calm state. Your child will take away skills they can apply in every day life. Each child will take home a yoga mat.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga & Mindfulness for Teens - Summer 2019 - Session 2
Think about gaining more flexibility, balance, and coordination. Get a jump start for the next academic year, gain a jump start by being able to manage school, friendships, relationship, and general life stress.  This program has the possibility to change your life!  YOU, can be that person that your future college will be talking about.  Having Yoga and Mindfulness on college applications tells colleges a lot about your character. Increase your physical and emotional capabilities.  Participants will receive a yoga mat to take home.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Tuesday Evenings - Summer 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - July
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Wednesday July 31, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 7
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Terrarium Trek - Summer 2019
Trek along Lake Wallace (Foley Field area) and explore the wonderful things nature has to offer. Collecting nature, we will create a terrarium within a mason jar using assorted plants, moss, soil and sand. Learning how to care for your collection will allow you to enjoy nature in your home for years to come.
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 2 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Mornings
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Wednesday Mornings - Summer 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Kokedama - Summer 2019 - Family Friendly
Kokedama is a ball of soil, covered with moss, on which an ornamental plant grows. The idea originated in Japan, a combination of  planting styles. Today, Kokedama is very popular in Japanese gardens. Come and learn how to  make this very easy ornament and take one home. Under 5 years of age, participants will need to be accompanied by an adult.
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Young Yogis In Training - Summer 2019 - Session 2
Do you like to move, play, have fun, laugh, and sometimes “chill out?” Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to increase both children’s physical and emotional capabilities. Through learning, movement, play, and self-expression, the goal is for children to have fun, to learn more about the mind and body, and to feel in a calm state. Your child will take away skills they can apply in every day life. Each child will take home a yoga mat.
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 2 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Evenings
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga & Mindfulness for Teens - Summer 2019 - Session 2
Think about gaining more flexibility, balance, and coordination. Get a jump start for the next academic year, gain a jump start by being able to manage school, friendships, relationship, and general life stress.  This program has the possibility to change your life!  YOU, can be that person that your future college will be talking about.  Having Yoga and Mindfulness on college applications tells colleges a lot about your character. Increase your physical and emotional capabilities.  Participants will receive a yoga mat to take home.
 
Thursday August 1, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 7
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Holyoke YMCA - Camp Mosier
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Young Yogis In Training - Summer 2019 - Session 2
Do you like to move, play, have fun, laugh, and sometimes “chill out?” Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to increase both children’s physical and emotional capabilities. Through learning, movement, play, and self-expression, the goal is for children to have fun, to learn more about the mind and body, and to feel in a calm state. Your child will take away skills they can apply in every day life. Each child will take home a yoga mat.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - August
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Traning sessions
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga & Mindfulness for Teens - Summer 2019 - Session 2
Think about gaining more flexibility, balance, and coordination. Get a jump start for the next academic year, gain a jump start by being able to manage school, friendships, relationship, and general life stress.  This program has the possibility to change your life!  YOU, can be that person that your future college will be talking about.  Having Yoga and Mindfulness on college applications tells colleges a lot about your character. Increase your physical and emotional capabilities.  Participants will receive a yoga mat to take home.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - August
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Friday August 2, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 7
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Young Yogis In Training - Summer 2019 - Session 2
Do you like to move, play, have fun, laugh, and sometimes “chill out?” Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to increase both children’s physical and emotional capabilities. Through learning, movement, play, and self-expression, the goal is for children to have fun, to learn more about the mind and body, and to feel in a calm state. Your child will take away skills they can apply in every day life. Each child will take home a yoga mat.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Yoga & Mindfulness for Teens - Summer 2019 - Session 2
Think about gaining more flexibility, balance, and coordination. Get a jump start for the next academic year, gain a jump start by being able to manage school, friendships, relationship, and general life stress.  This program has the possibility to change your life!  YOU, can be that person that your future college will be talking about.  Having Yoga and Mindfulness on college applications tells colleges a lot about your character. Increase your physical and emotional capabilities.  Participants will receive a yoga mat to take home.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Friday Evenings - Summer 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
Saturday August 3, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Advanced - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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.
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 2 - Summer 2019 - Saturday Mornings
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Beginners - Summer 2019 - Session 1
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese 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.
 
Sunday August 4, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Sawyer Birthday Party
 
Monday August 5, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 8
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pre-School Baseball/Whiffle Ball - Summer 2019 - Session 2
This four day clinic is designed to acquaint boys and girls with the game of baseball. Playing various games including whiffle ball and water balloon baseball, they will learn the basic fundamentals such as positions, base running, fielding, hitting, throwing and team work. Most importantly playing various games and having fun!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Sing It Loud - Summer 2019 - Grades K-4
This program will encourage the love of singing in your child, who at this young age is less inhibited in vocally expressing themselves.  Participants will learn basic music concepts and key terms along with basic notation in various genres through singing, visual aids and recordings.  This will be a time to foster their creativity through language, math and science which music also encompasses.  All music will be age appropriate from classical to more contemporary, incorporating fun warm-ups and play acting games to assist in musical expressions.  On the last day children will perform for their families.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Adventure - Summer 2019
Yoga Adventure integrates literacy and the arts with physical education both in and outdoors.  Daily storytelling and yoga experiences will be enhanced by creative art projects and outdoor sports. Sports will include breathing exercises to help young athletes develop better focus and concentration before and after physical activities.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Volleyball Clinics - Volleyball - Grades 4-6 - Summer 2019
This one week volleyball program for girls will emphasize fundamental skills such as passing, setting, serving, and spiking. Instruction will also include developing “Volleyball IQ”, discussing the basic rules of volleyball, rotation patterns, positions, etc. Skills, drills, and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. Participants will receive a t-shirt and medal at the end of the clinic. Girls who are interested in trying out for volleyball at the high school level are encouraged to attend!
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Little Feet Movin & Groovin - Summer 2019 - Session 3
This is an introduction to the world of music and movment for preschoolers, thorough the use of familiar songs, poems and finger plays, while putting our bodies in motion! Children will learn to incorporate music and small instruments into whole body movement, utilizing both small and large muscles. Children will be introduced to various small instruments and movement materials (parachute, scarves, bean bags, etc.) Some simple sign language will also be incorporated. Children will also learn important social skills through the activities. Our apologies: the time/date and cost of this program was not printed correctly in the summer catalog.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Zumba - Zumba - Summer 2019
Energy for the holidays. This 4 week introductory beginners Zumba session is a great way to learn moves to this high-energy, workout dance.  No experience is necessary as  your shown step-by-step instructions. Exercise with an international flair moving to a variety of top hits and Latin music. Partners not required. sneakers required. Join the class, learn some moves and tone your body.
 
Tuesday August 6, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 8
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pre-School Baseball/Whiffle Ball - Summer 2019 - Session 2
This four day clinic is designed to acquaint boys and girls with the game of baseball. Playing various games including whiffle ball and water balloon baseball, they will learn the basic fundamentals such as positions, base running, fielding, hitting, throwing and team work. Most importantly playing various games and having fun!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Sing It Loud - Summer 2019 - Grades K-4
This program will encourage the love of singing in your child, who at this young age is less inhibited in vocally expressing themselves.  Participants will learn basic music concepts and key terms along with basic notation in various genres through singing, visual aids and recordings.  This will be a time to foster their creativity through language, math and science which music also encompasses.  All music will be age appropriate from classical to more contemporary, incorporating fun warm-ups and play acting games to assist in musical expressions.  On the last day children will perform for their families.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Yoga Adventure - Summer 2019
Yoga Adventure integrates literacy and the arts with physical education both in and outdoors.  Daily storytelling and yoga experiences will be enhanced by creative art projects and outdoor sports. Sports will include breathing exercises to help young athletes develop better focus and concentration before and after physical activities.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Volleyball Clinics - Volleyball - Grades 4-6 - Summer 2019
This one week volleyball program for girls will emphasize fundamental skills such as passing, setting, serving, and spiking. Instruction will also include developing “Volleyball IQ”, discussing the basic rules of volleyball, rotation patterns, positions, etc. Skills, drills, and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. Participants will receive a t-shirt and medal at the end of the clinic. Girls who are interested in trying out for volleyball at the high school level are encouraged to attend!
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Little Feet Movin & Groovin - Summer 2019 - Session 3
This is an introduction to the world of music and movment for preschoolers, thorough the use of familiar songs, poems and finger plays, while putting our bodies in motion! Children will learn to incorporate music and small instruments into whole body movement, utilizing both small and large muscles. Children will be introduced to various small instruments and movement materials (parachute, scarves, bean bags, etc.) Some simple sign language will also be incorporated. Children will also learn important social skills through the activities. Our apologies: the time/date and cost of this program was not printed correctly in the summer catalog.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - August
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Tuesday Evenings - Summer 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - August
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Wednesday August 7, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 8
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 2 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Mornings
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pre-School Baseball/Whiffle Ball - Summer 2019 - Session 2
This four day clinic is designed to acquaint boys and girls with the game of baseball. Playing various games including whiffle ball and water balloon baseball, they will learn the basic fundamentals such as positions, base running, fielding, hitting, throwing and team work. Most importantly playing various games and having fun!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Sing It Loud - Summer 2019 - Grades K-4
This program will encourage the love of singing in your child, who at this young age is less inhibited in vocally expressing themselves.  Participants will learn basic music concepts and key terms along with basic notation in various genres through singing, visual aids and recordings.  This will be a time to foster their creativity through language, math and science which music also encompasses.  All music will be age appropriate from classical to more contemporary, incorporating fun warm-ups and play acting games to assist in musical expressions.  On the last day children will perform for their families.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Volleyball Clinics - Volleyball - Grades 4-6 - Summer 2019
This one week volleyball program for girls will emphasize fundamental skills such as passing, setting, serving, and spiking. Instruction will also include developing “Volleyball IQ”, discussing the basic rules of volleyball, rotation patterns, positions, etc. Skills, drills, and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. Participants will receive a t-shirt and medal at the end of the clinic. Girls who are interested in trying out for volleyball at the high school level are encouraged to attend!
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Wednesday Mornings - Summer 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Little Feet Movin & Groovin - Summer 2019 - Session 3
This is an introduction to the world of music and movment for preschoolers, thorough the use of familiar songs, poems and finger plays, while putting our bodies in motion! Children will learn to incorporate music and small instruments into whole body movement, utilizing both small and large muscles. Children will be introduced to various small instruments and movement materials (parachute, scarves, bean bags, etc.) Some simple sign language will also be incorporated. Children will also learn important social skills through the activities. Our apologies: the time/date and cost of this program was not printed correctly in the summer catalog.
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 2 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Evenings
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
Thursday August 8, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 8
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pre-School Baseball/Whiffle Ball - Summer 2019 - Session 2
This four day clinic is designed to acquaint boys and girls with the game of baseball. Playing various games including whiffle ball and water balloon baseball, they will learn the basic fundamentals such as positions, base running, fielding, hitting, throwing and team work. Most importantly playing various games and having fun!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Sing It Loud - Summer 2019 - Grades K-4
This program will encourage the love of singing in your child, who at this young age is less inhibited in vocally expressing themselves.  Participants will learn basic music concepts and key terms along with basic notation in various genres through singing, visual aids and recordings.  This will be a time to foster their creativity through language, math and science which music also encompasses.  All music will be age appropriate from classical to more contemporary, incorporating fun warm-ups and play acting games to assist in musical expressions.  On the last day children will perform for their families.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Volleyball Clinics - Volleyball - Grades 4-6 - Summer 2019
This one week volleyball program for girls will emphasize fundamental skills such as passing, setting, serving, and spiking. Instruction will also include developing “Volleyball IQ”, discussing the basic rules of volleyball, rotation patterns, positions, etc. Skills, drills, and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. Participants will receive a t-shirt and medal at the end of the clinic. Girls who are interested in trying out for volleyball at the high school level are encouraged to attend!
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    YMCA - Holyoke
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Jewelry Design - Grades 9-12 - Summer 2019 - Session 2
Have you always wanted to design your own earrings? Come have fun with us as you learn to design and use metal stamps from an experienced metalsmith. You’ll make one pair of modern brass earrings and one key chain or animal ID tag, your choice. Bring your gal pals and we’ll turn up the tunes and get creative!  All tools and supplies provided. No experience needed. Everyone welcome.
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Little Feet Movin & Groovin - Summer 2019 - Session 3
This is an introduction to the world of music and movment for preschoolers, thorough the use of familiar songs, poems and finger plays, while putting our bodies in motion! Children will learn to incorporate music and small instruments into whole body movement, utilizing both small and large muscles. Children will be introduced to various small instruments and movement materials (parachute, scarves, bean bags, etc.) Some simple sign language will also be incorporated. Children will also learn important social skills through the activities. Our apologies: the time/date and cost of this program was not printed correctly in the summer catalog.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - August
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Traning sessions
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jewelry Design - Adults - Summer 2019 - Session 2
Have you always wanted to design your own earrings? Come have fun with us as you learn to design and use metal stamps from an experienced metalsmith. You’ll make one pair of modern brass earrings and one key chain or animal ID tag, your choice. Bring your gal pals and we’ll turn up the tunes and get creative!  All tools and supplies provided. No experience needed. Everyone welcome.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - August
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Friday August 9, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Summer D.A.Y.S. (Daytime Activities and Youth Sports) - 2019 - Week 8
Choose a week and relax while your children will enjoy a well supervised, friendly atmosphere, where participants enjoy every Tuesday at the Town Beach (weather permitting) and every Thursday experience a field trip, such as bowling, water park, movies or the Majestic Theater. Participants will pass the days away playing games, participate in daily crafts or playing  structured sports. Space is limited. Every Friday the children will enjoy ice cream sundaes. Lunch will be provided by Summer Eats at Chestnut Hill Community cafeteria on weeks 3 thru 8. (Please See Menu in Parent Packet)Cost includes Thursday Field Trips and Tuesday at the Beach.*Week # 2 - No session on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th*NO registrations are complete until the Field Trip & Medical Form  listed below under links is printed, completed, signed and on file at the recreation department office. The form may be brought in during our office hours, mailed or dropped off thru our drop slot located on our side door. Originals Only
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Sing It Loud - Summer 2019 - Grades K-4
This program will encourage the love of singing in your child, who at this young age is less inhibited in vocally expressing themselves.  Participants will learn basic music concepts and key terms along with basic notation in various genres through singing, visual aids and recordings.  This will be a time to foster their creativity through language, math and science which music also encompasses.  All music will be age appropriate from classical to more contemporary, incorporating fun warm-ups and play acting games to assist in musical expressions.  On the last day children will perform for their families.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Volleyball Clinics - Volleyball - Grades 4-6 - Summer 2019
This one week volleyball program for girls will emphasize fundamental skills such as passing, setting, serving, and spiking. Instruction will also include developing “Volleyball IQ”, discussing the basic rules of volleyball, rotation patterns, positions, etc. Skills, drills, and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. Participants will receive a t-shirt and medal at the end of the clinic. Girls who are interested in trying out for volleyball at the high school level are encouraged to attend!
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Friday Evenings - Summer 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
Saturday August 10, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Advanced - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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.
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 2 - Summer 2019 - Saturday Mornings
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Beginners - Summer 2019 - Session 1
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese 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.
 
Monday August 12, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Volleyball Clinics - Volleyball - Grades 7-9 - Summer 2019
This one week volleyball program for girls will emphasize fundamental skills such as passing, setting, serving, and spiking. Instruction will also include developing “Volleyball IQ”, discussing the basic rules of volleyball, rotation patterns, positions, etc. Skills, drills, and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. Participants will receive a t-shirt and medal at the end of the clinic. Girls who are interested in trying out for volleyball at the high school level are encouraged to attend!
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Paper Making - Summer 2019
Put all those school papers to good use!  Turn them into beautiful, new paper!  In this class children will learn how to make decorative paper.  They will make paper pulp from a variety of natural materials adding pressed flowers and leaves to enhance the look.  Participants will also learn simple book binding techniques to turn their handmade paper into a special book of their own. All supplies included.
 
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Advantage Soccer Academy *Keeper Clinic - Summer 2019
Designed to enhance the technique of young keepers with a fun, form-based learning approach.  Learn to improve skill sets related to becoming a complete keeper. Time will be spent focusing on each keeper's area of need, work on advancing and correcting technique as well as elements strategy. The program is designed to get beginners comfortable while experienced players more proficient as a keeper. All keepers will receive a jersey.
 
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Advantage Soccer Academy Speed & Agility Training - Summer 2019
The focus of this clinic will be to enhance linear speed and agility with soccer specific technique - enhancing game performance! By learning proper bio mechanics  your athlete will set the stage for explosive athletic movements that are a crucial tool in improved performance and preventing injury. The technical ball work and footwork activities are designed to increase soccer speed! Speed hurdles, agility ladders, speed parachutes and resistance bands will be utilized in training to enhance the benefits of proper bio mechanics. 
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Zumba - Zumba - Summer 2019
Energy for the holidays. This 4 week introductory beginners Zumba session is a great way to learn moves to this high-energy, workout dance.  No experience is necessary as  your shown step-by-step instructions. Exercise with an international flair moving to a variety of top hits and Latin music. Partners not required. sneakers required. Join the class, learn some moves and tone your body.
 
Tuesday August 13, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Volleyball Clinics - Volleyball - Grades 7-9 - Summer 2019
This one week volleyball program for girls will emphasize fundamental skills such as passing, setting, serving, and spiking. Instruction will also include developing “Volleyball IQ”, discussing the basic rules of volleyball, rotation patterns, positions, etc. Skills, drills, and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. Participants will receive a t-shirt and medal at the end of the clinic. Girls who are interested in trying out for volleyball at the high school level are encouraged to attend!
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Paper Making - Summer 2019
Put all those school papers to good use!  Turn them into beautiful, new paper!  In this class children will learn how to make decorative paper.  They will make paper pulp from a variety of natural materials adding pressed flowers and leaves to enhance the look.  Participants will also learn simple book binding techniques to turn their handmade paper into a special book of their own. All supplies included.
 
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Advantage Soccer Academy *Keeper Clinic - Summer 2019
Designed to enhance the technique of young keepers with a fun, form-based learning approach.  Learn to improve skill sets related to becoming a complete keeper. Time will be spent focusing on each keeper's area of need, work on advancing and correcting technique as well as elements strategy. The program is designed to get beginners comfortable while experienced players more proficient as a keeper. All keepers will receive a jersey.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - August
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Advantage Soccer Academy Speed & Agility Training - Summer 2019
The focus of this clinic will be to enhance linear speed and agility with soccer specific technique - enhancing game performance! By learning proper bio mechanics  your athlete will set the stage for explosive athletic movements that are a crucial tool in improved performance and preventing injury. The technical ball work and footwork activities are designed to increase soccer speed! Speed hurdles, agility ladders, speed parachutes and resistance bands will be utilized in training to enhance the benefits of proper bio mechanics. 
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - August
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Wednesday August 14, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 2 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Mornings
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Volleyball Clinics - Volleyball - Grades 7-9 - Summer 2019
This one week volleyball program for girls will emphasize fundamental skills such as passing, setting, serving, and spiking. Instruction will also include developing “Volleyball IQ”, discussing the basic rules of volleyball, rotation patterns, positions, etc. Skills, drills, and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. Participants will receive a t-shirt and medal at the end of the clinic. Girls who are interested in trying out for volleyball at the high school level are encouraged to attend!
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Paper Making - Summer 2019
Put all those school papers to good use!  Turn them into beautiful, new paper!  In this class children will learn how to make decorative paper.  They will make paper pulp from a variety of natural materials adding pressed flowers and leaves to enhance the look.  Participants will also learn simple book binding techniques to turn their handmade paper into a special book of their own. All supplies included.
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Pickleball - Wednesday Mornings - Summer 2019
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  We will play on an indoor court. Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.
 
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Advantage Soccer Academy *Keeper Clinic - Summer 2019
Designed to enhance the technique of young keepers with a fun, form-based learning approach.  Learn to improve skill sets related to becoming a complete keeper. Time will be spent focusing on each keeper's area of need, work on advancing and correcting technique as well as elements strategy. The program is designed to get beginners comfortable while experienced players more proficient as a keeper. All keepers will receive a jersey.
 
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Advantage Soccer Academy Speed & Agility Training - Summer 2019
The focus of this clinic will be to enhance linear speed and agility with soccer specific technique - enhancing game performance! By learning proper bio mechanics  your athlete will set the stage for explosive athletic movements that are a crucial tool in improved performance and preventing injury. The technical ball work and footwork activities are designed to increase soccer speed! Speed hurdles, agility ladders, speed parachutes and resistance bands will be utilized in training to enhance the benefits of proper bio mechanics. 
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 2 - Summer 2019 - Wednesday Evenings
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
Thursday August 15, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Volleyball Clinics - Volleyball - Grades 7-9 - Summer 2019
This one week volleyball program for girls will emphasize fundamental skills such as passing, setting, serving, and spiking. Instruction will also include developing “Volleyball IQ”, discussing the basic rules of volleyball, rotation patterns, positions, etc. Skills, drills, and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. Participants will receive a t-shirt and medal at the end of the clinic. Girls who are interested in trying out for volleyball at the high school level are encouraged to attend!
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Paper Making - Summer 2019
Put all those school papers to good use!  Turn them into beautiful, new paper!  In this class children will learn how to make decorative paper.  They will make paper pulp from a variety of natural materials adding pressed flowers and leaves to enhance the look.  Participants will also learn simple book binding techniques to turn their handmade paper into a special book of their own. All supplies included.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Jujitsu Kids - Jujitsu, Kids - August
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Advantage Soccer Academy Speed & Agility Training - Summer 2019
The focus of this clinic will be to enhance linear speed and agility with soccer specific technique - enhancing game performance! By learning proper bio mechanics  your athlete will set the stage for explosive athletic movements that are a crucial tool in improved performance and preventing injury. The technical ball work and footwork activities are designed to increase soccer speed! Speed hurdles, agility ladders, speed parachutes and resistance bands will be utilized in training to enhance the benefits of proper bio mechanics. 
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Traning sessions
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - August
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu is a traditional Japanese style martial art which emphasizes the safety and overall well being of the participants through self defense training. Shoshin Ryu will teach discipline, kindness, respect, as well as keeping an open mind and de-escalation of potentially dangerous situations.Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Each month, beginners as well as advanced may register. Individual attention is given to each student.
 
Friday August 16, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Volleyball Clinics - Volleyball - Grades 7-9 - Summer 2019
This one week volleyball program for girls will emphasize fundamental skills such as passing, setting, serving, and spiking. Instruction will also include developing “Volleyball IQ”, discussing the basic rules of volleyball, rotation patterns, positions, etc. Skills, drills, and instruction will be individualized to age level/grade. Participants will receive a t-shirt and medal at the end of the clinic. Girls who are interested in trying out for volleyball at the high school level are encouraged to attend!
 
Saturday August 17, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Advanced - Summer 2019 - Session 1
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.
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Yoga - Adults - Yoga Session 2 - Summer 2019 - Saturday Mornings
In this popular class participants enjoy deep breathing, gentle movement and sensation-filled stretches.  Hatha yoga movements teaches awareness and appreciation of your own vitality. Yoga is known to result in increased mobility, higher levels of emotional contentment and mental quietude. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor easily. This class is a mix of beginners and experienced participants who move at their own pace.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi Saturdays - Beginners - Summer 2019 - Session 1
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese 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.
 
Monday August 19, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Field Hockey Activities - Field Hockey Clinic - Summer 2019
TRY FIELD HOCKEY FOR **FREE** DROP IN SPRING CLINICHave you ever wanted to try out field hockey but aren’t sure if it’s your thing? Come check us out at this free clinic where we will have plenty of extra sticks for you to use and we will be playing loads of fun games, including some scrimmages! This is a drop in clinic so you can stay for as long or as little as you like- whatever works for your schedule! We want to show new players of all ages what a fun and awesome sport this is so we hope to see you there!! Field Hockey now has a varsity and junior varsity team at the high school and this is the perfect time to check it out before the summer and fall sign-ups.Co-Ed Spring Pick Up Field HockeyThis 6 week program is designed to give school age athletes an opportunity to play fun field hockey games and scrimmages. This is open to all students, regardless of past experience with the sport. Players will be separated as needed by age/skill level. Sticks and balls will be provided to all players if they do not have them or do not bring their own. Shin guards and mouth guards may also be available. Players attending school at SRE, CHCS, and Jabish will be able to be picked up by coaches (with a note from parents) and walked to the field.  FIELD HOCKEY SUMMER CLINIC  In this three-day clinic participants will be taught the fundamentals of field hockey through both drills and scrimmaging.  Core skills will include basic rules, proper grip and posture, ball and stick control, passing and receiving along with basic offense and defense skills which will help the players to prepare for the upcoming fall season.  This is made for players brand new to the sport at any age- including those planning to try out for the high school program. It is also ideal as a refresher and to have some fun before the fall season starts for our younger veteran players. Fun and fundamentals will be our focus. SUMMER PICK UP & WALKING HOCKEY FAMILY FUN   This 5 week program is designed to give athletes, families, and community members an opportunity to engage in hockey via pick-up games. Pick-up games will include regular paced games as well as Walking Hockey, a new adaptation of the sport that can be played by all ages and is tons of fun. Walking hockey involves no running (just walking- at any speed you can manage), no big hits/ swings, and utilizes a bigger ball that is not as hard. This is open to all, regardless of past experience with the sport. Sticks and balls will be provided to all players if they are needed. More information is available at www.belchertownfieldhockey.com 
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Zumba - Zumba - Summer 2019
Energy for the holidays. This 4 week introductory beginners Zumba session is a great way to learn moves to this high-energy, workout dance.  No experience is necessary as  your shown step-by-step instructions. Exercise with an international flair moving to a variety of top hits and Latin music. Partners not required. sneakers required. Join the class, learn some moves and tone your body.