Recreation News Column, April 5, 2019

For further information please the Parks & Recreation website: www.westonct.gov/parksandrec.

Prior to registration online make sure you have updated your household account for 2019 school year. Review your family’s household account with your child’s current age, grade, address, phone number, etc. You will not be able to complete the online registration for any program if you do not do this. See the website for more information.

SPRING & SUMMER PROGRAM/AQUATIC REGISTRATIONS

Spring and Summer program registrations has begun online at www.westonct.gov/parksandrec and in the Recreation office, if space is available. Cash or check only to “Town of Weston.”

Spring aquatic swim registration has begun at www.westonct.gov/parksandrec and at the Recreation office, if space is available. Cash or check only to “Town of Weston.” You will also find on our website video tutorials to help with your registration. Program questions should be directed to Program Director, Joe at 203-222-2675. Registration has begun online and in the Recreation Department.

JUNIOR EAGLE DAY CAMP – AGES 3 – 5

Junior Eagle Day Camp is a great way for your child ages 3 – 5 (entering Kindergarten in Sept. 2019) to participate in a fun and exciting camp! Swim lessons at the Weston Middle School pool, arts & crafts, water play and story time are some of the activities. Dates: week 1 – June 24th – June 28th, week 2 – July 1st – July 5th (four days), week 3 – July 8th – July 12th, week 4 – July 15th – July 19th and/or week 5 – July 22nd – July 26th. See separate flyer on website.

SOARING EAGLES DAY CAMP – ENTERING GRS. 1 & 2

Soaring Eagle Day Camp is for boys and girls entering grs. 1 & 2 in Sept. 2019. Camp includes field trips, swimming, tennis and swim lessons at the Weston Middle School pool. Dates: week 1 – June 24th – June 28th, week 2 – July 1st – July 5th (four days), week 3 – July 8th – July 12th , week 4 – July 15th – July 19th and/or week 5 – July 22nd – July 26th. See separate flyer on website.

SPORTS CAMP – STARS – ENTERING GRS. 3 – 5

Boys and girls entering grs. 3 – 5 in Sept. 2019 will enjoy one field trip per week as well as tennis lessons, games indoors and outdoors, swimming at the Weston Middle School pool, in addition to “Fun Friday” featuring pizza, games and more!! Dates: week 1 – June 24th – June 28th, week 2 – July 1st – July 5th (four days), week 3 – July 8th – July 12th , week 4 – July 15th – July 19th and/or week 5 – July 22nd – July 26th. See separate flyer on website.

SPORTS CAMP – TRAVEL – ENTERING GRS. 6 – 8

This exciting camp is for boys and girls entering gr. 6 – 8 in Sept. 2019. Daily activities include swimming at the Weston Middle School pool, two field trips per week, indoor and outdoor games, pizza parties and more! Dates: week 1 – June 24th – June 28th, week 2 – July 1st – July 5th (four days), week 3 – July 8th – July 12th , week 4 – July 15th – July 19th and/or week 5 – July 22nd – July 26th. See separate flyer on website.

WESTON MIDDLE SCHOOL POOL - NEW FEES

The Weston Middle School will open for public swim on Saturday, Sept. 22nd. Weston residents and non-residents may purchase a permit. Fees: Weston residents: Family- $75.00, Adult- $50.00, drop in fee - $5.00. Seniors ages 62 and up are free with a permit. Non-residents: Family- $115.00, Adult- $75.00. Times: Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 6:15 a.m. – 7:15 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday: 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Check payable to “Town of Weston” in the Recreation office. Adult lap and public swim will end on June 14th.

TRIFITNESS KID’S SPRING BREAK CAMP – AGES 7–14

Join instructor Pascale Butcher for this spring break triathlon and duathlon camp. Basic swimming, cycling, running techniques, bicycle safety and maintenance will be focused. Dates: April 15th – 19th. Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. To register or questions, go to Pascale@trifitness.net.

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR COURSE – WSI

This course is for certification to teach progression level swimming classes and other water safety courses through the American Red Cross Learn to Swim program. You must be 16 years old by completion of course. This course will begin April 7th. Please view flyer on website.

LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSE – SPRING BREAK

This American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course will be taught by instructor Marta Taddeo. Students must be 15 yrs. old by completion of course. Fee: $395.00 for full LGT course or $180.00 for LGT Recertification course. Day/dates: Monday, April 15th, Tuesday, April 16th, Wed., April 17th and Thurs., April 18th. Questions, contact Marta at datamax412@hotmail.com.

LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSE - MAY

This American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course will be taught by instructor Marta Taddeo. Students must be 15 yrs. old by completion of course. Fee: $395.00 for full LGT course or $180.00 for LGT Recertification course. Day/dates: Fri., May 3rd, Sat., May 4th, Fri., May 10th and a final day TBD. Questions, contact Marta at datamax412@hotmail.com.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY SWIM LESSONS – SPRING

Saturday and Sunday swim lessons, offered through the American Red Cross, has begun. Classes for Parent Toddler (ages 3 -5), Special Needs and Levels 1 -5 will be offered. Day/dates: Saturday, March 30th – June 8th and Sunday, March 31st – June 9th. Please view flyer on website for times and fees.

WEEKDAY SWIM CLASSES – PRESCHOOL, HURLBUTT & WIS - SPRING

Weekday spring swim classes are offered for Preschool (ages 3 – 5), Levels 1 – 3 and Levels 4 & 5. Day/dates: Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. Please view flyer on website for times and fees. Bus service will be provided from Hurlbutt and WIS to WMS pool. Bus numbers will be announced.

LITTLE KICKERS – AGES 3 – 5 - SPRING

Children will learn the basics of karate, control and discipline through games and activities. Day/dates: Thursday, May 2nd - June 6th. Fee: $113.00 for 6 classes. This program will fill quickly!

POWERFUL PLAY- GRS. K - 2 - SPRING

Children rediscover the lost art of “Free Play” in this fun program. Participants will learn problem solving skills, self- regulation and leadership while having fun! Day/dates: Friday, April 26th – June 7th. This class is now full. You may call and leave your name and number on a wait list.

HURLBUTT SPORTS & FITNESS – GRS. K – 2 – SPRING SESSION

Join us for the spring session of Sports & Fitness. This course reflects some of the schools PE programs as well as many unique activities. Children will be challenged as individuals as well as part of teams. Great way to end the school day! Gr. K will be instructed by Cathy Klein. Day/dates: Monday, May 6th – June 10th. Fee: $90.00 for 5 classes. Gr.1 & 2 Sports and Fitness, instructed by Wyatt Hallgren, will be held from Wednesday, April 24th – June 5th and/or Thursday, April 25th – June 6th. Fee: $126.00 for either day.

TENNIS LESSONS – GRS. K – 2 SPRING

Join instructor Doug Barshop for this popular tennis program. Kindergarten lessons will be offered on Thursday, April 25th – June 6th. Fee: $126.00 for 7 classes. Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Space is still available. Gr. 1 & 2 lessons will be offered on Tuesday, April 23rd – June 4th. Time: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. This class is now full. You may leave your name and number to be put on a wait list. Age appropriate rackets and balls will be provided.

WIS SPORTS & FITNESS – SPRING SESSION

Join our spring session of Sports & Fitness for grades 3 - 5. This popular after-school program will be offered on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Day/dates: Monday, May 13 – June 10th, Tuesday, April 23rd – June 4th, Wednesday, April 24th – June 5th and Thursday, April 25th – June 6th. Fees: $75.00 for Monday, $126.00 for Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday.

RISE & RUN – GRS. 3 - 5

This morning running club gives younger athletes an entry into the popular, fun and healthy sport of running. Days/dates: Tuesday, April 23rd – May 28th and/or Thursday, April 25th – May 30th. Fee: $70.00 for one day or $140 for both days. Time: 7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Instructor, Pascal Butcher.

RUNNING CLUB – GRS. 3 - 5 SPRING

Join this popular Tri-fitness running club with instructor Pascale Butcher. Participants will learn the proper techniques and running methods. Day/dates: Wednesday, April 24 – June 5. Fee: $140.00 for 7 classes.

JUMPIN’ FEVER! - GRS. 3 - 5

If your child loved “Dance & Jump” at Hurlbutt, they will LOVE this advanced jump roping program! Instructor Cathy Klein will offer this WIS program. Day/dates: Wednesday, May 1st – June 5th. Fee: $100.00 for 6 classes.

VOLLEYBALL CLINIC – GRS. 6 – 8

This co-ed volleyball clinic is being run by WHS freshmen and JV volleyball coaches. Course will help improve your volleyball skills, agility, timing and overall fundamentals of the game. Days/dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays April 30th – May 30th. Fee: $225.00 for 10 sessions. Held at the WHS new gym.

FIELD HOCKEY - SPRING

Join this fast growing sport at the High School and Youth levels! Learn basic skills, ball protection, various hits and rules. Day/dates: Tuesday, April 23rd – June 4th. Fee: $126.00 for 7 classes.

TRACK & FIELD - SPRING

Participants will enjoy learning the various events of a track & field meet. Day/dates: Thursday, April 25th – June 6th. Fee: $126.00 for 7 classes.

ULTIMATE FRISBEE - SPRING

Ultimate Frisbee is one of the fastest growing sports in the world! Skill development, throwing methods and game play will keep your child enjoying every minute! Day/dates: Wednesday, June 24th - June 5th. Fee: $136.00 for 7 classes.

GOOD CITIZEN DOG TRAINING – SPRING

Instructor Janet Metzger will be offering a spring dog training course for Puppy Kindergarten, Beginners and Beyond Beginners levels. Classes are offered Saturday, May 4th – June 22nd and/or Monday, May 6th – June 24th. Questions or register call Janet at 203-938-2951.

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