Thursday, 04 September 2014 00:00
Adult Yoga Fall Classes
Certified yoga instructor Connie McKnight has designed adult yoga classes with all ages in mind. Each class is one hour long. Any resident of the Inc. Village of Garden City is invited to join these relaxing classes. The course schedule is as follows:
Mondays at 7:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 8 in St. Paul’s Senior Center
Wednesdays at 9 a.m., beginning Sept. 10 in St. Paul’s Cluett Hall.
All classes will be held for 13 weeks at a cost of $90. To register, you can download an application from www.gardencityrecreation.org or visit the recreation office at 108 Rockaway Ave.
Dance Conservatory Schedule
Recreation and parks is happy to announce its Dance Conservatory schedule. Registration for classes will be announced at a later date. Classes are open to children ages 3 ½ years through high school aged who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City. The offerings are as follows:
1:15 p.m. Ballet/Hip-hop 4-5-year-olds
4:45 p.m. Ballet/tap 2nd-3rd grades
5:45 p.m. Ballet/tap 4th-5th grades
6:45 p.m. Ballet/tap 6th and up
11:45 a.m. Creative Movement 3 ½ -5 year olds
1 p.m. Ballet/jazz for 4- and 5-year-olds
3:45 p.m. Ballet/tap K-1st grades
5:45 p.m. Hip-hop 4th-5th grades
6:45 p.m. Hip-hop 6th grade and up
11:30 a.m. Ballet/jazz 4-5-year-olds
1 p.m. Ballet/tap 4-5-year-olds
2:30 p.m. Creative movement for 3 ½-5 year olds
3:45 p.m. Ballet/hip-hop K-1st grades
4:45 p.m. Ballet/tap 2nd-3rd grades
5:45 p.m. Contemporary dance 4th-5th grades
6:45 p.m. Ballet/hip-hop 6th & up
1:30 p.m. Ballet/tap 4-5 year-olds
3:45 p.m. Hip-hop K-1st grades
4:45 p.m. Ballet/hip-hop 2nd-3rd grades
5:45 p.m. Ballet for 4th-5th grades
6:45 p.m. Ballet 6th and up
1:15 p.m. Creative Movement 3 ½-5 year olds
2:30 p.m. Ballet/tap 4-5-year-olds
3:45 p.m. Ballet/tap K-1st grades
4:45 p.m. Ballet/Hip-hop 2nd-3rd grades
5:45 p.m. Ballet/Hip-hop 4th-5th grades
6:45 p.m. Contemporary dance for 6th & up
11 a.m. Creative Movement 3½-5-year-olds
1 p.m. Tap for 6th and up
2 p.m. Hip-hop 6th and up
Please make selections carefully as fees are not refundable. Again registration information will be listed at a later date. Any questions, please call 516-465-4075.
Fall Roller Hockey
The Garden City Recreation & Parks Department is proud to announce the start of its Fall Roller Hockey Program at Community Park. This program will be open to residents of the Village of Garden City in grades K through 12 according to the following schedule:
Kindergarten Learn & Play Clinic—Sundays at 1:45 p.m. for one hour beginning Sept. 7
1st Grade Pee Wees—Sundays at 3 p.m. for one hour beginning Sept. 7
2nd & 3rd Grade Mites—Sundays at 4:30 & 5:45 p.m. game times beginning Sept. 7
4th & 5th Grade Juniors—Fridays at 4 & 5:30 p.m. game times beginning Sept. 5
Middle School 6th, 7th, 8th Grade—Fridays at 6:45 & 8 p.m, game times beginning Sept. 5
High School 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Grade—Fridays at 9:15 p.m. beginning Sept. 5
K–8th grade divisions—$80 High School Division—$70
All participants are required to wear the following equipment at all times: Hockey helmet with cage, hockey gloves, shin pads, elbow pads, roller blades, protective cup, hockey stick and long pants (no shorts allowed). To register please download an application from our website at ww.gardencityrecreation.org or visit the office at 108 Rockaway Avenue. We asked that all registrations be received by Sept. 2.
30 And Over Roller Hockey
The Garden City Recreation & Parks Department is proud to announce the start of its Fall Roller Hockey Program for adults at Community Park. Games are strictly pick up and teams will be set each night according to the amount of participants there. This program will be open to residents of the Village of Garden City and will begin on Sunday Sept. 7 at 7 p,m.
The price for this program will be $70.
All participants are required to wear the following equipment at all times: Hockey helmet with cage, hockey gloves, shin pads, elbow pads, roller blades, protective cup, hockey stick and long pants (no shorts allowed). To register please download an application from our website at www.gardencityrecreation.org or visit the office at 108 Rockaway Ave.
Fall Children’s Tennis Class Registration Announced
Registration for the start of the Fall 2014 Indoor Tennis Program for Children is beginning at the Community Park Tennis Center. Registration for Session one lessons begins immediately for residents of the village, by mail only until Sept. 11.
A schedule of classes and a registration form is on the reverse side of this information sheet. Walkins and Non resident children attending Garden City Public Schools* will be accepted beginning Sept. 11. Please make checks payable to the “Inc. Village of Garden City”. Mail the registration slip and registration fee to the Recreation Dept. at 108 Rockaway Ave. Please note—classes are not considered day care and can not be declared for tax exemption.
* Non resident children who would like to register for the tennis program must prove they attend one of the Garden City Public Schools. Proof must accompany registration and will be accepted beginning Sept. 11. An additional $50 fee will pertain to anyone in this category.
10 weeks of classes—Classes will begin Thursday, Sept, 18
Here is a description of the classes:
Tots Ages 4-5 And PeeWee - Ages 5 To 7
Introduction to tennis, emphasizing basic movement and striking skills in a fun game playing environment.
Novice—Ages 6 To 7
Continued development of basic movement and striking skills on a full-size court. Serving and scorekeeping will be introduced. Past tennis experience required.
Junior—Ages 8 To 11
Extension of Novice Level program. Continued emphasis on striking concepts, movement, and skills related to tennis play.
Junior Advanced—Ages 8 To 11
For the more serious, more advanced students. These lessons are offered in 1-1/2 hr time slots. Experience required.
Senior—Ages 12 And Older
Extension of Junior Program, continued emphasis on fundamentals and skills related to tennis play.
Senior Advanced—Ages 12 And Older
For the more serious, more advanced student. These lessons are offered in 1 1/2 hour time slots. Experience required.
For experienced Junior and Senior Level tennis players who want to hone their skills through drills.
Here are the time and days classes are being offered and codes:
Tots Ages 4 To 5 (Preschool) Cost $180
Tuesday 3:30—4:25 p.m. TOTST
Wednesday 3:30—4:25 p.m. TOTSW
Friday 2:30—3:25 p.m. TOTSF2
Friday 3:30—4:25 p.m. TOTSF3
Saturday 10—10:55 a.m. TOTSS10
Saturday 1:30—2:25 p.m. TOTSS1
Pee Wee (5 years old and in Kindergarten) Beginners Cost $180
Monday 3:30—4:25 p.m. PWM3
Monday 4:30—5:25 p.m. PWM4
Tuesday 3:30—4:25 p.m. PWT3
Tuesday 4:30—5:25 p.m. PWT4
Wednesday 3:30—4:25 p.m. PWW3
Wednesday 4:30—5:25 p.m. PWW4
Thursday 3:30—4:25 p.m. PWTH3
Thursday 4:30—5:25 p.m. PWTH4
Friday 3:30—4:25 p.m. PWF
Saturday 11:30 a.m.—12:25 p.m. PWS11
Saturday 12:30—1:25 p.m. PWS12
Novice Ages 6 To 7 With Tennis Experience Cost $250
Monday 3:30—4:25 p.m. NVM3
Monday 4:30—5:25 p.m. NVM4
Monday 5:30—6:25 p.m. NVM5
Tuesday 3:30—4:25 p.m. NVT3
Tuesday 4:30—5:25 p.m. NVT4
Wednesday 3:30—4:25 p.m. NVW3
Wednesday 4:30—5:25 p.m. NVW4
Wednesday 5:30—6:25 p.m. NVW5
Thursday 3:30—4:25 p.m. NVTH3
Thursday 4:30—5:25 p.m. NVTH4
Thursday 5:30—6:25 p.m. NVTH5
Friday 3:30—4:25 p.m. NVF3
Friday 4:30—5:25 p.m. NVF4
Saturday 12:30—1:25 p.m. NVS12
Saturday 1:30—2:25 p.m. NVS1
Junior Ages 8 To 11 Beginners Cost $280
Monday 3:30—4:25 p.m. JRM3
Monday 4:30—5:25 p.m. JRM4
Monday 5:30—6:25 p.m. JRM5
Tuesday 4:30—5:25 p.m. JRT4
Tuesday 5:30—6:25 p.m. JRT5
Wednesday 3:30—4:25 p.m. JRW3
Wednesday 4:30—5:25 p.m. JRW4
Wednesday 5:30—6:25 p.m. JRW5
Thursday 3:30—4:25 p.m. JRTH3
Thursday 4:30—5:25 p.m. JRTH4
Thursday 5:30—6:25 p.m. JRTH5
Friday 4:30—5:25 p.m. JRF
Saturday 11:30—12:25 p.m. JRS11
Saturday 1:30—2:25 p.m. JRS1
Sunday 11—11:55 am JTSU
Junior Advanced Ages 8 – 11 With Tennis Experience Cost $385
Monday 5:30—6:55 p.m. JRADM
Tuesday 5:30—6:55 p.m. JRADT
Wednesday 5:30—6:55 p.m. JRADW
Thursday 5:30—6:55 p.m. JRADTH
Friday 5:30—6:55 p.m. JRADF
Saturday 11—12:25 a.m. JRADS
Ultimate Workout For Children Drills For The Experienced Player Cost $385
Friday 5:30—6:55 p.m. Juniors ages 9-11 JUW1
Friday 5:30—6:55 p.m. Seniors ages 12 and up SUW1
Senior Ages 12 And Up Beginners Cost - $280
Tuesday 5:30—6:25 p.m. SRTU
Thursday 5:30—6:25 p.m. SRTH
Friday 4:30—5:25 p.m. SRF
Saturday 12:30—1:25 p.m. SRS
Sunday Noon—12:55 p.m. SRSU
Senior/Advanced Ages 12 And Up With Tennis Experience Cost $385
Monday 5:30—6:55 p.m. SRADM
Tuesday 5:30—6:55 p.m. SRADT
Wednesday 5:30—6:55 p.m. SRADW
Friday 5:30—6:55 p.m. SRADF
Saturday 11 a.m.—12:25 p.m. SRADS
To register please download an application from our website at www.gardencityrecreation.org or visit our office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.
From the Garden City Recreation Department
Friday, 24 October 2014 00:00
The Garden City Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the 35th annual Fall Festival Street Fair set for Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Seventh Street. The chamber thanks the Garden City Hotel which will serve as the primary event sponsor.
JGS entertainment will return for the 16th year as master ceremonies providing music and vocals. There will be plenty of activities for the kids. Included will be the return of the two trackless trains carrying children 12 years of age and younger up and down Seventh Street sponsored by Coach Realtors and Garden City Teachers Association. There will be the traditional inflatable bouncy house sponsored by SMPL Technologies and the ever-popular money cube sponsored by Calogero’s and Leo’s. The Garden City Parks and Recreation Department will have giveaways and temporary tattoos.
Thursday, 23 October 2014 09:43
With the fall sports season upon us, the department of recreation and parks would like to remind all residents that pets are not allowed in any neighborhood parks, Community Park, or St. Paul’s fields. Non compliance with this rule will result in the issuance of appearance tickets.
Register For The Online Registration Option
Garden City’s Department of Recreation and Parks will offer the option of online registration with credit card payment beginning with its winter programs in early December.
In order for a family to use the online registration option, the family will first need to visit the recreation and parks office at 108 Rockaway Ave. to verify residency and their family information and receive their password. A list of instructions as to how to use the website will be included.
Thursday, 09 October 2014 09:22
Prior to the start of high school running season, Garden City’s Physical Therapy Options (PTO) had an opportunity to provide a presentation to members of Sacred Heart Academy’s cross country team. Team members gathered at Garden City’s New York Running Company to learn strategies and tips for a successful fall season.
PTO staff members Dr. Meghan Goetz, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and PTO Aide Mike Murphy discussed the importance of stretching to prevent injury and provided strategies and tips for success for the high school runner.