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Sunday January 16, 2022
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Baton Twirlers - Baton, Solo
Baton Twirling is an individual sport where social distancing is used at all times. Baton twirling is an excellent way of developing hand-eye coordination, rhythm, timing, endurance, self-discipline, and overall total body coordination. Classes involve all aspects of baton twirling from fundamental tricks to advanced competitive combinations. Experienced twirlers have the opportunity to join competitive teams. Baton Twirling is a sport that brings so many positives to our lives such as physical fitness, flexibility, friendship and so much more.   Tiny Tots - Classes are 30-minutes long for ages 4-5 years old and a great way for your kids to learn basic twirling skills, play games and most importantly have fun.  This program may be held outside on the common in good weather otherwise it will run inside Old Town Hall on the back side of the common.A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00Intro to Twirling - Classes are 45-minutes long for ages 6 & up.  You will learn to spin, twirl and toss incorporating games in these exciting classes. Introduction to baton twirling will help children to develop eye hand coordination and learn tricks.    A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00Competitive Twirlers - This program is for advanced twirlers who will continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills.  Competitive Team twirlers will be assigned a scheduled time for group lessons.Tuesday evenings:5:00-5:30 Tiny Tots5:00-5:45 Intro Class 5:45-6:30 Level II Intro - having previously twirled in intro, ages 5 & up6:30-7:15 Juvenile Team7:15-8:00 Senior TeamSolo TwirlersExperienced baton twirlers who are interested in additional half hour individual lessons will be scheduled for solo classes on Sunday mornings.  The instructor will contact you with a specific time. At various levels of twirling, there is additional opportunity to perform and compete.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior+ Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Meet Pass
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    baton
 
Monday January 17, 2022
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior+ Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Meet Pass
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Tuesday January 18, 2022
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - Jan. 2022
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu blends traditional, Japanese martial arts practices with self-defense based perspectives and training ideologies. The goal is to develop an individual that will demonstrate kindness, compassion, discipline, and respect, as well as the ability to de-escalate dangerous and potentially dangerous situations.Every student receives individual attention in a safe and positive learning environment.
 
Wednesday January 19, 2022
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Mixed - Wednesday Mornings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Beginner - Wednesday Mornings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior+ Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Meet Pass
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Thursday January 20, 2022
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - Jan. 2022
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu blends traditional, Japanese martial arts practices with self-defense based perspectives and training ideologies. The goal is to develop an individual that will demonstrate kindness, compassion, discipline, and respect, as well as the ability to de-escalate dangerous and potentially dangerous situations.Every student receives individual attention in a safe and positive learning environment.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Beginner - Thursday Evenings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
Friday January 21, 2022
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior+ Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Meet Pass
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Kindergarten Basketball - Kindergarten Basketball - 2022
Skills and Drills! This program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball. Focus will be on teaching children skills in dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement.  All participants will receive a t-shirt.Volunteer assistants are welcome.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Kindergarten Basketball - Kindergarten Basketball - 2022
Skills and Drills! This program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball. Focus will be on teaching children skills in dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement.  All participants will receive a t-shirt.Volunteer assistants are welcome.
 
Saturday January 22, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Pre-School Basketball - Pre-School Basketball
This 6 week program is designed for pre-school to teach youth skills and drills basketball. This is not a league; the emphasis will be on fundamental skills such as dribbling, passing and most importantly having FUN!  Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play basketball. The focus will be on teaching children skills while playing age-appropriate games. The goal is to develop motor skills, coordination and positive interaction with other children. Each child will receive a t-shirt.  Sneakers must be worn. Please bring a water bottle.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi - Advanced
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art used for centuries to relax the body and mind, improve balance and mental clarity, strengthen the body, increase stamina, decrease stress and enhance the overall quality of life.  It’s rhythmic movements establish a mind body connection that creates an overall sense of wellbeing similar to yoga.  It is good for people of all ages and physical levels.  It can be modified to suit the needs of an individual.  Tai Chi is a skill that will last a lifetime.  Masks are required.  Class size is limited to stay socially distanced. Advanced classes are for those who are familiar with Tai Chi and have some experience.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Sunday January 23, 2022
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Baton Twirlers - Baton, Solo
Baton Twirling is an individual sport where social distancing is used at all times. Baton twirling is an excellent way of developing hand-eye coordination, rhythm, timing, endurance, self-discipline, and overall total body coordination. Classes involve all aspects of baton twirling from fundamental tricks to advanced competitive combinations. Experienced twirlers have the opportunity to join competitive teams. Baton Twirling is a sport that brings so many positives to our lives such as physical fitness, flexibility, friendship and so much more.   Tiny Tots - Classes are 30-minutes long for ages 4-5 years old and a great way for your kids to learn basic twirling skills, play games and most importantly have fun.  This program may be held outside on the common in good weather otherwise it will run inside Old Town Hall on the back side of the common.A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00Intro to Twirling - Classes are 45-minutes long for ages 6 & up.  You will learn to spin, twirl and toss incorporating games in these exciting classes. Introduction to baton twirling will help children to develop eye hand coordination and learn tricks.    A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00Competitive Twirlers - This program is for advanced twirlers who will continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills.  Competitive Team twirlers will be assigned a scheduled time for group lessons.Tuesday evenings:5:00-5:30 Tiny Tots5:00-5:45 Intro Class 5:45-6:30 Level II Intro - having previously twirled in intro, ages 5 & up6:30-7:15 Juvenile Team7:15-8:00 Senior TeamSolo TwirlersExperienced baton twirlers who are interested in additional half hour individual lessons will be scheduled for solo classes on Sunday mornings.  The instructor will contact you with a specific time. At various levels of twirling, there is additional opportunity to perform and compete.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior+ Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Meet Pass
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Monday January 24, 2022
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior+ Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Meet Pass
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Tuesday January 25, 2022
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - Jan. 2022
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu blends traditional, Japanese martial arts practices with self-defense based perspectives and training ideologies. The goal is to develop an individual that will demonstrate kindness, compassion, discipline, and respect, as well as the ability to de-escalate dangerous and potentially dangerous situations.Every student receives individual attention in a safe and positive learning environment.
 
Wednesday January 26, 2022
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Mixed - Wednesday Mornings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Beginner - Wednesday Mornings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior+ Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Meet Pass
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Thursday January 27, 2022
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - Jan. 2022
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu blends traditional, Japanese martial arts practices with self-defense based perspectives and training ideologies. The goal is to develop an individual that will demonstrate kindness, compassion, discipline, and respect, as well as the ability to de-escalate dangerous and potentially dangerous situations.Every student receives individual attention in a safe and positive learning environment.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Beginner - Thursday Evenings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
Friday January 28, 2022
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior+ Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Meet Pass
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Kindergarten Basketball - Kindergarten Basketball - 2022
Skills and Drills! This program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball. Focus will be on teaching children skills in dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement.  All participants will receive a t-shirt.Volunteer assistants are welcome.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Kindergarten Basketball - Kindergarten Basketball - 2022
Skills and Drills! This program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball. Focus will be on teaching children skills in dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement.  All participants will receive a t-shirt.Volunteer assistants are welcome.
 
Saturday January 29, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Pre-School Basketball - Pre-School Basketball
This 6 week program is designed for pre-school to teach youth skills and drills basketball. This is not a league; the emphasis will be on fundamental skills such as dribbling, passing and most importantly having FUN!  Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play basketball. The focus will be on teaching children skills while playing age-appropriate games. The goal is to develop motor skills, coordination and positive interaction with other children. Each child will receive a t-shirt.  Sneakers must be worn. Please bring a water bottle.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi - Advanced
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art used for centuries to relax the body and mind, improve balance and mental clarity, strengthen the body, increase stamina, decrease stress and enhance the overall quality of life.  It’s rhythmic movements establish a mind body connection that creates an overall sense of wellbeing similar to yoga.  It is good for people of all ages and physical levels.  It can be modified to suit the needs of an individual.  Tai Chi is a skill that will last a lifetime.  Masks are required.  Class size is limited to stay socially distanced. Advanced classes are for those who are familiar with Tai Chi and have some experience.
 
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM    Private Party
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Sunday January 30, 2022
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Baton Twirlers - Baton, Solo
Baton Twirling is an individual sport where social distancing is used at all times. Baton twirling is an excellent way of developing hand-eye coordination, rhythm, timing, endurance, self-discipline, and overall total body coordination. Classes involve all aspects of baton twirling from fundamental tricks to advanced competitive combinations. Experienced twirlers have the opportunity to join competitive teams. Baton Twirling is a sport that brings so many positives to our lives such as physical fitness, flexibility, friendship and so much more.   Tiny Tots - Classes are 30-minutes long for ages 4-5 years old and a great way for your kids to learn basic twirling skills, play games and most importantly have fun.  This program may be held outside on the common in good weather otherwise it will run inside Old Town Hall on the back side of the common.A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00Intro to Twirling - Classes are 45-minutes long for ages 6 & up.  You will learn to spin, twirl and toss incorporating games in these exciting classes. Introduction to baton twirling will help children to develop eye hand coordination and learn tricks.    A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00Competitive Twirlers - This program is for advanced twirlers who will continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills.  Competitive Team twirlers will be assigned a scheduled time for group lessons.Tuesday evenings:5:00-5:30 Tiny Tots5:00-5:45 Intro Class 5:45-6:30 Level II Intro - having previously twirled in intro, ages 5 & up6:30-7:15 Juvenile Team7:15-8:00 Senior TeamSolo TwirlersExperienced baton twirlers who are interested in additional half hour individual lessons will be scheduled for solo classes on Sunday mornings.  The instructor will contact you with a specific time. At various levels of twirling, there is additional opportunity to perform and compete.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior+ Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Meet Pass
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Monday January 31, 2022
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Junior+ Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Meet Pass
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Stingrays Swim Team - Stingrays Swim Team - Fall 2021 - Mini Rays
Fun • Teamwork • Confidence • Achievement • Friendship • Excitement Have fun improving your swimming skills and learning new strokes with the Belchertown Stingrays. If you are not sure you are ready to join the Stingrays, come and try it!  We are happy to offer a modified Fall 2021 season for our Mini, Junior and Junior+ Stingrays. Practices for all groups run Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Coach Matt assigns each participant to a practice group. Participants are expected to attend practice 3 days per week, in order to get the most benefit from the program. Swimmers must attend at least 2 swim meets to qualify for Championships.The meet pass is for those swimmers who are enrolled in Tritons U.S.A swimming program and would like to participate in the Stingrays Rec League swim meets.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Tuesday February 1, 2022
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - Feb. 2022
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu blends traditional, Japanese martial arts practices with self-defense based perspectives and training ideologies. The goal is to develop an individual that will demonstrate kindness, compassion, discipline, and respect, as well as the ability to de-escalate dangerous and potentially dangerous situations.Every student receives individual attention in a safe and positive learning environment.
 
Wednesday February 2, 2022
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Mixed - Wednesday Mornings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Beginner - Wednesday Mornings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Thursday February 3, 2022
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - Feb. 2022
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu blends traditional, Japanese martial arts practices with self-defense based perspectives and training ideologies. The goal is to develop an individual that will demonstrate kindness, compassion, discipline, and respect, as well as the ability to de-escalate dangerous and potentially dangerous situations.Every student receives individual attention in a safe and positive learning environment.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Beginner - Thursday Evenings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
Friday February 4, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Kindergarten Basketball - Kindergarten Basketball - 2022
Skills and Drills! This program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball. Focus will be on teaching children skills in dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement.  All participants will receive a t-shirt.Volunteer assistants are welcome.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Kindergarten Basketball - Kindergarten Basketball - 2022
Skills and Drills! This program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball. Focus will be on teaching children skills in dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement.  All participants will receive a t-shirt.Volunteer assistants are welcome.
 
Saturday February 5, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Pre-School Basketball - Pre-School Basketball
This 6 week program is designed for pre-school to teach youth skills and drills basketball. This is not a league; the emphasis will be on fundamental skills such as dribbling, passing and most importantly having FUN!  Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play basketball. The focus will be on teaching children skills while playing age-appropriate games. The goal is to develop motor skills, coordination and positive interaction with other children. Each child will receive a t-shirt.  Sneakers must be worn. Please bring a water bottle.
 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM    private
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Sunday February 6, 2022
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Baton Twirlers - Baton, Solo
Baton Twirling is an individual sport where social distancing is used at all times. Baton twirling is an excellent way of developing hand-eye coordination, rhythm, timing, endurance, self-discipline, and overall total body coordination. Classes involve all aspects of baton twirling from fundamental tricks to advanced competitive combinations. Experienced twirlers have the opportunity to join competitive teams. Baton Twirling is a sport that brings so many positives to our lives such as physical fitness, flexibility, friendship and so much more.   Tiny Tots - Classes are 30-minutes long for ages 4-5 years old and a great way for your kids to learn basic twirling skills, play games and most importantly have fun.  This program may be held outside on the common in good weather otherwise it will run inside Old Town Hall on the back side of the common.A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00Intro to Twirling - Classes are 45-minutes long for ages 6 & up.  You will learn to spin, twirl and toss incorporating games in these exciting classes. Introduction to baton twirling will help children to develop eye hand coordination and learn tricks.    A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00Competitive Twirlers - This program is for advanced twirlers who will continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills.  Competitive Team twirlers will be assigned a scheduled time for group lessons.Tuesday evenings:5:00-5:30 Tiny Tots5:00-5:45 Intro Class 5:45-6:30 Level II Intro - having previously twirled in intro, ages 5 & up6:30-7:15 Juvenile Team7:15-8:00 Senior TeamSolo TwirlersExperienced baton twirlers who are interested in additional half hour individual lessons will be scheduled for solo classes on Sunday mornings.  The instructor will contact you with a specific time. At various levels of twirling, there is additional opportunity to perform and compete.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Monday February 7, 2022
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 5
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 4
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - February- Mommy/Daddy and Me
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 10 participants and their parents.
 
Tuesday February 8, 2022
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - Feb. 2022
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu blends traditional, Japanese martial arts practices with self-defense based perspectives and training ideologies. The goal is to develop an individual that will demonstrate kindness, compassion, discipline, and respect, as well as the ability to de-escalate dangerous and potentially dangerous situations.Every student receives individual attention in a safe and positive learning environment.
 
Wednesday February 9, 2022
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Mixed - Wednesday Mornings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Beginner - Wednesday Mornings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 5
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 4
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - February- Mommy/Daddy and Me
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 10 participants and their parents.
 
Thursday February 10, 2022
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - Feb. 2022
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu blends traditional, Japanese martial arts practices with self-defense based perspectives and training ideologies. The goal is to develop an individual that will demonstrate kindness, compassion, discipline, and respect, as well as the ability to de-escalate dangerous and potentially dangerous situations.Every student receives individual attention in a safe and positive learning environment.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Beginner - Thursday Evenings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
Friday February 11, 2022
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 5
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Kindergarten Basketball - Kindergarten Basketball - 2022
Skills and Drills! This program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball. Focus will be on teaching children skills in dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement.  All participants will receive a t-shirt.Volunteer assistants are welcome.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 4
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - February- Mommy/Daddy and Me
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 10 participants and their parents.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Kindergarten Basketball - Kindergarten Basketball - 2022
Skills and Drills! This program is all about fun! Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball. Focus will be on teaching children skills in dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement.  All participants will receive a t-shirt.Volunteer assistants are welcome.
 
Saturday February 12, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Pre-School Basketball - Pre-School Basketball
This 6 week program is designed for pre-school to teach youth skills and drills basketball. This is not a league; the emphasis will be on fundamental skills such as dribbling, passing and most importantly having FUN!  Come learn the basic motor skills necessary to play basketball. The focus will be on teaching children skills while playing age-appropriate games. The goal is to develop motor skills, coordination and positive interaction with other children. Each child will receive a t-shirt.  Sneakers must be worn. Please bring a water bottle.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi - Advanced
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art used for centuries to relax the body and mind, improve balance and mental clarity, strengthen the body, increase stamina, decrease stress and enhance the overall quality of life.  It’s rhythmic movements establish a mind body connection that creates an overall sense of wellbeing similar to yoga.  It is good for people of all ages and physical levels.  It can be modified to suit the needs of an individual.  Tai Chi is a skill that will last a lifetime.  Masks are required.  Class size is limited to stay socially distanced. Advanced classes are for those who are familiar with Tai Chi and have some experience.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi - Beginner
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art used for centuries to relax the body and mind, improve balance and mental clarity, strengthen the body, increase stamina, decrease stress and enhance the overall quality of life.  It’s rhythmic movements establish a mind body connection that creates an overall sense of wellbeing similar to yoga.  It is good for people of all ages and physical levels.  It can be modified to suit the needs of an individual.  Tai Chi is a skill that will last a lifetime.  Masks are required.  Class size is limited to stay socially distanced. Advanced classes are for those who are familiar with Tai Chi and have some experience.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Sunday February 13, 2022
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Baton Twirlers - Baton, Solo
Baton Twirling is an individual sport where social distancing is used at all times. Baton twirling is an excellent way of developing hand-eye coordination, rhythm, timing, endurance, self-discipline, and overall total body coordination. Classes involve all aspects of baton twirling from fundamental tricks to advanced competitive combinations. Experienced twirlers have the opportunity to join competitive teams. Baton Twirling is a sport that brings so many positives to our lives such as physical fitness, flexibility, friendship and so much more.   Tiny Tots - Classes are 30-minutes long for ages 4-5 years old and a great way for your kids to learn basic twirling skills, play games and most importantly have fun.  This program may be held outside on the common in good weather otherwise it will run inside Old Town Hall on the back side of the common.A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00Intro to Twirling - Classes are 45-minutes long for ages 6 & up.  You will learn to spin, twirl and toss incorporating games in these exciting classes. Introduction to baton twirling will help children to develop eye hand coordination and learn tricks.    A Baton is needed and can be purchased from the instructor for a fee of $25.00Competitive Twirlers - This program is for advanced twirlers who will continue to learn tricks and strengthen their skills.  Competitive Team twirlers will be assigned a scheduled time for group lessons.Tuesday evenings:5:00-5:30 Tiny Tots5:00-5:45 Intro Class 5:45-6:30 Level II Intro - having previously twirled in intro, ages 5 & up6:30-7:15 Juvenile Team7:15-8:00 Senior TeamSolo TwirlersExperienced baton twirlers who are interested in additional half hour individual lessons will be scheduled for solo classes on Sunday mornings.  The instructor will contact you with a specific time. At various levels of twirling, there is additional opportunity to perform and compete.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
Monday February 14, 2022
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 5
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 4
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - February- Mommy/Daddy and Me
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 10 participants and their parents.
 
Tuesday February 15, 2022
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Jujitsu Adults - Jujitsu, Adults - Feb. 2022
Shoshin Ryu Jujitsu blends traditional, Japanese martial arts practices with self-defense based perspectives and training ideologies. The goal is to develop an individual that will demonstrate kindness, compassion, discipline, and respect, as well as the ability to de-escalate dangerous and potentially dangerous situations.Every student receives individual attention in a safe and positive learning environment.
 
Wednesday February 16, 2022
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Mixed - Wednesday Mornings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM    Pickleball - Adults - Winter 2022 - Beginner - Wednesday Mornings
Pickle ball is a paddle sport played on a badminton-sized court and can be described as a cross between tennis and ping-pong. It can be played as doubles or singles. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.  Sneakers are required. We will provide pickle ball paddles to beginners, returning participants are asked to provide their own paddle. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis.  The pickleball courts are located at 61 Springfield Rd.Beginner: little to no experience Intermediate: mid-level in serving and volleying, somewhat inconsistent play.Advanced: fast-paced challenging game. Consistent serve and ability to sustain play at the net.Mixed: a blend of beginner/Intermediate/Advanced.Wednesday morning mixed pickleball will be held outside. Pending weather pickleball may be moved into the Old Town Hall. Pickleball Play Day's to be scheduled in the spring of 2022.We welcome all players with some pickleball experience and scoring knowledge.Individual registration is required. Players may team up with the partner of their choice or pair up just prior to the start. Upon arrival, to determine a team number, each team will pick out of a hat #1-8 Each team is guaranteed 7 games (9 points) 
 
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 5
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 2
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:15 PM - 5:40 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 4
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    High School Recreation Basketball - Grades 9-12 (DARE) - High School Rec Basketball (Boys and Girls In-town Division)
This program is open to Boys and Girls in grades 9-12 who are residents of Belchertown and also available to school choice students. Members of a Varsity, JV or Freshman high school basketball team are not eligible.This program is for all participants to have fun and enjoy the game of basketball.  Once evaluations are complete teams will be selected. Games will begin in early January with the season ending in early March with a playoff tournament. This a co-ed league for boys and girls.Evaluations for this league will be on Sunday, December 19th at the Belchertown High School as follows:5:00 p.m. - Grade 96:00 p.m - Grade 107:00 p.m. - Grade 118:00 p.m. - Grade 12 Games for the 2021-2022 season will be played at Belchertown High School with some games days at Pathfinder Regional High School. Must be registered in our system and fee paid before evaluations to participate.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 1
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    American Red Cross Swim Lessons - February- Swim Lessons - Level 3
Our Learn to Swim Program provides a maximum learning environment for all participants. Swim Lesson Level DescriptionsLevel 1 - Water Exploration Children may not be excited about getting in the water, some maybe fearful others will separate easily from parents. Can follow directions but often need understanding and encouragement. Level 2 - Primary Skills Children are beyond “water adjustment”, they are comfortable in the water and may be swimming 4 or 5 feet without floatation. Will learn to reach & pull, put their face in the water, float and propel themselves through the water on their backs and stomachs. Level 3 – Stroke Readiness Children swim and float and are comfortable on top of and under water, they are ready to learn proper breathing technique (rotary breathing) and learn basic strokes such as front crawl, back crawl and begin elementary back stroke. Level 4 - Stroke Development Children are prepared to refine the basic skills they were taught in Level 3 and are introduced to more sophisticated skills such as breast stroke and standing dives.Level 5 - Stroke Refinement Children are ready to build up endurance and refine strokes and skills taught in level 4. They will learn skills such as Butterfly, flip-turns, and competitive starts.
 
5:45 PM - 6:10 PM    Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim Lessons - February- Mommy/Daddy and Me
This fun program is a wonderful way to bond with your baby/toddler and introduces basic water skills to help your child feel more comfortable in water.  Exposing your child to the water early allows them to progress quickly as they mature and develop physically. These lessons are enjoyable, stress-free, educational and a good source of exercise for children and parents.Lifeguards are always on the pool deck during swim classes and an instructor will be teaching the classes.  Children must wear a swim diaper and parents must accompany the child in the water.Class are held at the same time as group swim lessons.The class is limited to 10 participants and their parents.