Recreation News Column

Recreation News Column

For further information please visit the Parks & Recreation website.

Prior to registration online make sure you have updated your household account for 2019-2020 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.

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION

Registration for the Weston Parks & Recreation summer camps has begun online and in the Recreation office. Dates: June 22nd – July 31st. Checks made out to “Town of Weston” or cash only in the office. All American Sports Camps (Travel and Stars), Soaring Eagle Day Camp and Junior Eagle Day Camp will be available. New this year will be a sixth week added!! You may sign up for one or more weeks. See separate flyers on the website.

SPRING PROGRAMS

SPRING PROGRAM REGISTRATION will begin on Monday, March 16th at 12:01 a.m on www.westonct.gov/parksandrec and in 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.

SPRING SWIM LESSONS

Swim lessons for children ages 1 ½ years and up will be offered through the American Red Cross. Classes will be held at the Weston Middle School pool. Saturday, Sunday and weekday classes for preschool, Hurlbutt and WIS ages are offered. Please see separate swim flyer on website for details.

PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS

Spring swim lessons will be offered for children ages 3 – 5 years. Classes are held on Tuesday and/or Wednesday. Time: 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Program held at the Weston Middle School pool. Fee: $160.00 for Tuesday class or $180.00 for Wednesday class. See separate flyer for detail.

WEEKDAY SWIM CLASSES - HURLBUTT & WIS

Classes held on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday at the Weston Middle School pool. Levels 1 - 3 held from 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Levels 4 or 5 are offered on Tuesday or Wednesday only from 3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Bus service will be provided. See separate flyer for details.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY SWIM LESSONS

Swim classes for boys and girls will begin on Saturday, March 21st – June 6th or Sunday, March 22nd – June 7th. Parent toddler, Special Needs and Levels 1 – 5 are offered on Saturday. Sunday classes are for levels 1 – 5. See separate flyer for details.

WESTON MIDDLE SCHOOL POOL

The Weston Middle School is open for adult/public swim on Saturday, September 21st. Permit fees: Weston family - $150.00, Weston adult - $100.00, drop – in is $5.00 for ages 2 – 61 years. Seniors (ages 62 and up) are free. See separate flyer for times and closing dates. Permits are now available to purchase online and in the Recreation office.

WSI COURSE

This course is for certification to teach progression level swimming classes and other water safety courses through the American Red Cross program. Must be minimum age 16 by completion of class. See separate flyer on website for additional information.

LIFEGUARD TRAINING CLASS

Instructor Marta Taddeo will teach this American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course and LGT Recert course. Participants must be 15 by completion of course. Contact Marta with questions at datamax412@hotmail.com. See separate flyer on website for dates and fees.

TODDLER MULTISPORT

Children will enjoy hitting the ground running, skipping and galloping in these outdoor classes. Goal is to learn the correct fundamentals for all our sport programs while improving eye hand coordination and gross motor skills. Ages 3 – 5 years will attend from 2:35 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. Ages 4 – 6 years will attend from 3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

LITTLE KICKERS – AGES 3 -5

Children will learn the basics of karate, control and discipline through lots of fun games and activities. Limited space, fills quickly! Day/dates: Thursday, April 30th – June 4th.

TENNIS-GRS. K - 2

Join our popular tennis program held on Tuesdays. Dates: April 21st – June 2nd. Fee: $128.00. Limited space, it will fill quickly.

RISE & RUN – GRS. K – 2

Research has proven that students who participate in morning movement have a better level of focus and learning in school! This is a running, agility and game based movement program held before school. Days: Tuesday, Thursday or both.

POWERFUL PLAY

Children in grades k – 2 will rediscover the lost art of “Free Play” in this after school program to create and run their own games and engage in open ended play. Limited space, it will fill quickly. Day/dates: Friday, April 24th – June 5th.

TRIFITNESS KIDS SPRING BREAK CAMP

A great way to stay in shape during the spring break! This five day camp is offered from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This is designed to introduce kids ages 7 – 14 to the sport of triathlon and duathlon. Coaches will provide instruction on basic swimming, cycling and running techniques. Dates: April 13th – 17th. Any questions or to register email instructor Pascale Butcher at pascale@trifitness.net.

SPORTS & FITNESS – GRS. K – 2

This program reflects some of the schools PE classes as well as many unique activities. Gr. K instructor Cathy Klein will offer this program. Dates: Monday, April 20th – June 1st. Fee: $110.00 for 6 classes. Gr. 1 & 2 is offered on Wednesday and/or Thursday. Join Hurlbutt P.E. teacher Wyatt Hallgren. Fee: $126.00 for 7 classes either day.

SPORTS & FITNESS – GRS. 3 - 5

This program provides students an opportunity to run, have fun and get exercise. Days/dates: Monday, April 20 – June 1st, Tuesday, April 21st - June 2nd, Wednesday, April 22nd – June 3rd and/or Thursday, April 23rd – June 4th. Fee: Monday or Tuesday: $110.00 or Wednesday or Thursday: $126.00.

RISE & RUN – GRS. 3-5

Research has proven that students who participate in a morning movement have a better level of focus and learning in school! This is a running, agility and game based movement program held before school. Days: Tuesday, Thursday or both. Fees: $70.00 for Tuesday, $85.00 for Thursday or $155.00 for both days.

RUNNING CLUB

Join Pascal Butcher of Trifitness in this after school program designed to teach the proper warm up and cool down techniques. Limited space, it will fill quickly. Day/dates: Wednesday, April 22nd – June 3rd.

JUMPIN’ FEVER

If your child loved Dance & Jump at Hurlbutt then they will love this advanced jump roping program. Instructor, Cathy Klein is back with more music and more jumping! Day/dates: Wednesday, April 22nd – May 27th. Fee: $100.00 for 6 classes.

FIELD HOCKEY

Join this rapidly growing sport at the High School and youth levels! Learn basic skills, ball protection, various hits and rules. Day/dates: Tuesday, April 21st – June 2nd. Fee: $110.00.

TRACK & FIELD

Participants will enjoy learning the various events of a track and field meet. Day/dates: Thursday, April 23rd – June 4th. Fee: $126.00 for 7 classes.

E-SPORTS

Coach Dan Ungar will instruct this rapidly growing sport. Participants will learn to play and compete in this competitive and organized video gaming program. Day/dates: Friday, April 24th – June 5th. Fee: $126 for 7 classes.

ULTIMATE FRISBEE

Ultimate Frisbee is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. This program is for both boys and girls. Skill development, throwing methods and game play will keep your child enjoying this game! Day/dates: Wednesday, April 22nd – June 3rd.

AFTER SCHOOL SWIM LESSONS & OPEN SWIM – GRS. 6 - 8

Students in WMS are welcome to join this after school swim lesson and open swim program. Students all levels are eligible where they will have a lesson and time for open swim. Day/dates: Monday, April 20th – June 1st.

YOUTH WRESTLING – GRS. K - 8

Join Weston head coach Mario Federici for this popular after school wrestling program. Day/dates: Friday, March 6th – April 3rd. Fee: $125.00. Space is still available!

GOOD CITIZEN DOG TRAINING - SPRING

Instructor Janet Metzger will offer a spring dog training course for Puppy Kindergarten, Beginners and Beyond Beginners levels. Classes held on Saturday, May 2nd – June 20th and/or Monday, May 4th – June 22nd. Questions or to register call Janet at 203-938-2951.

WOMEN’S SOFTBALL LEAGUE

The Weston Parks & Recreation Dept. will be forming teams for our summer softball league. Women must be 18 years old or older and a Weston resident. Great way to have fun and get some exercise throughout the summer! If you would like to play and be put on a team you may call the Recreation office at 222-2655 or email gsundlof@westonct.gov.

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