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Garden City Recreation Department News: September 17, 2010

Childrens’ Yoga Classes to Begin

Due to the popularity of our summer yoga camp, Connie McKnight, our certified yoga instructor, has designed children’s yoga classes with all levels in mind. All classes are held in Cluett Hall at St. Paul’s and will begin the week of Sept. 20. Any resident of the Inc. Village of Garden City, ages 6 to 18, is invited to join these relaxing classes.

The course schedule is as follows:

Children’s Yoga (ages 6 – 11) Wednesdays at 4:45 p.m.

Tween/Teen Yoga (ages 10-18) Fridays at 6:45 p.m.

All classes are 55 minutes, run for 10 weeks, and cost $60 per session. To register for either of these classes, visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave.

Rec Department Platform Court Membership Application for Residents

The Community Park Platform Tennis resident membership covers anyone interested in playing platform tennis on a regular basis from Sept. 15, 2010 to April 15, 2011. This membership is open to any individual who is a resident of the Inc. Village of Garden City. It covers unlimited play for the membership holder only under the rules and regulations set forth by the Garden City Recreation Department. It does not cover any programs or special events that the Recreation Department itself chooses to run, nor does it cover guests. Said events would require an additional fee if applicable.

The fee for membership will be $225. To register for membership, please visit the Recreation Administrative Offices at 108 Rockaway Ave. Checks should be made payable to the “Village of Garden City.”

2010-11 Recreation Department Dance Conservatory

The Garden City Recreation Department’s Dance Conservatory Program is pleased to announce the start of registration for its upcoming 2010-2011 season. Director Felicia Lovaglio, along with Mary Searson and the rest of her staff, are excited to start off another fantastic year. The Dance Conservatory offers classes to Garden City residents ages 3 through adult which are non-performance based. All classes are held in St. Paul’s Cluett Hall. Age is determined by the start date of the desired class. The Schedule and fees for this year’s youth classes are as follows (all classes are 55 minutes long unless otherwise noted):

Note: Participants must be the required age by the start of the program in order to register Please make selections carefully as fees are not returnable. Registration is by mail only until Friday, Sept. 17. All Classes run for 25 weeks and will cost $225. All classes begin the week of Sept. 20.

Mondays

10:30 am Creative Movement for 3 to 5 years Code CMM

1:15 p.m. Ballet/Hiphop for 4- and 5-year-olds Code BJM

3:45 p.m. Hiphop for K-first grade Code HHJM3

4:45 p.m.Ballet/tap for second-third grade Code BTM

5:45 p.m. Hiphop for fourth and fifth grade Code HHJM5

Tuesdays

10:30 a.m. Ballet/Tap for 4- and 5-year-olds Code BTT10

1:15 p.m. Creative Movement for 3 to 5 years Code CMT

3:45 p.m. Ballet/Tap for K-first grade Code BTT3

4:45 p.m. Ballet/hiphop for second and third grade Code BJT

5:45 p.m. Contemporary Dance for fourth and fifth grades Code CDT

6:45 p.m. Hiphop for sixth grade and up Code HHJT

Wednesdays

11:30 a.m. Ballet/Hiphop for 4 and 5 years olds Code BJW11

1:15 p.m. Creative Movement for 3 to 5 years Code CMW

3:45 p.m. Ballet/Hiphop for K-first grade Code BJW3

5:45 p.m. Hiphop for fourth and fifth grade Code HHJW5

6:45 p.m. Hiphop for sixth grade and up Code HHJW6

Thursdays

10:30 a.m. Creative Movement for 3 to 5 years Code CMTH

1:15 p.m. Ballet/Tap for 4- and 5-year-olds Code BTTH1

3:45 p.m. Ballet/Tap for K-first grade Code BTTH3

4:45 p.m. Hiphop for second-third grade Code HHJTH4

5:45 p.m. Ballet/Tap for fourth and fifth grade Code BTTH5

6:45 p.m. Hiphop for sixth grade and up Code HHJTH6

Fridays

1:15 p.m. Creative Movement for 3 to 5 years Code CMF

2:30 p.m. Ballet/Tap for 4- and 5-year-olds Code BTF2

3:45 p.m. Ballet/Hiphop for K-first grade Code BHHF3

4:45 p.m. Ballet/Tap for second-third grade Code BTF4

5:45 p.m. Ballet/Hiphop for fourth and fifth grade Code BHHF5

Saturdays

11 a.m. Contemporary Dance/Jazz for sixth grade and up Code CDS

noon Tap for sixth grade and up Code TS

Please make selections carefully as fees are not returnable.

To register: by mail only, no walk in registrations will be accepted until Friday, Sept. 17. The Recreation Department cannot be held responsible for delays in the mail. To register, pick up an application at the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave. You can also make your own by listing your child’s name, address, phone number, birth date, grade he/she will be entering in September and the codes and classes for which you are registering with a first and second choice. Mail all information with full payment to the Garden City Recreation Department at 108 Rockaway Avenue. Please make all checks payable to the “Inc. Village of Garden City.”

Youth Tennis Registration Now Beginning

Session I - begins Monday, Sept. 27

Tots – Ages 4 to 5 (5 years old and in PreK)

Tuesday 3:30-4:25 p.m. TOTST $125

Wednesday 3:30-4:25 p.m. TOTSW $125

Pee Wee - Ages 5 to 7 (5 years old and in Kindergarten) Beginners

Monday 3:30-4:25 p.m. PWM3 $125

Monday 4:30-5:25 p.m. PWM4 $125

Tuesday 3:30-4:25 p.m. PWT3 $125

Tuesday 4:30-5:25 p.m. PWT4 $125

Wednesday 3:30-4:25 p.m. PWW3 $125

Wednesday 4:30-5:25 p.m. PWW4 $125

Thursday 3:30-4:25 p.m. PWTH3 $125

Thursday 4:30-5:25 p.m. PWTH4 $125

Friday 3:30-4:25 p.m. PWF $125

Saturday 11:30-12:25 p.m. PWS11 $125

Saturday 12:30-1:25 p.m. PWS12 $125

Saturday 1:30-2:25 p.m. PWS1 $125

Novice - Ages 6 to 7 with tennis experience

Monday 4:30-5:25 p.m. NVM3 $175

Monday 5:30-6:25 p.m. NVM4 $175

Tuesday 3:30-4:25 p.m. NVTU $175

Wednesday 4:30-5:25 p.m. NVW4 $175

Wednesday 5:30-6:25 p.m. NVW5 $175

Thursday 3:30-4:25 p.m. NVTH3 $175

Thursday 4:30-5:25 p.m. NVTH4 $175

Thursday 5:30-6:25 p.m. NVTH5 $175

Friday 3:30-4:25 p.m. NVF $175

Saturday 12:30-1:25 p.m. NVS12 $175

Saturday 1:30-2:25 p.m. NVS1 $175

Junior - Ages 8 to 11 Beginners

Monday 3:30-4:25 p.m. JRM3 $200

Monday 4:30-5:25 p.m. JRM4 $200

Tuesday 4:30-5:25 p.m. JRT $200

Wednesday 3:30-4:25 p.m. JRW3 $200

Wednesday 4:30-5:25 p.m.JRW4 $200

Wednesday 5:30-6:25 p.m. JRW5$ 200

Thursday 3:30-4:25 p.m. JRTH3 $200

Thursday 4:30-5:25 p.m. JRTH4 $200

Thursday 5:30-6:25 p.m.JRTH5 $200

Friday 4:30-5:25 p.m. JRF $200

Saturday 10-10:55 a.m. JRS $200

Saturday 11:30 a.m.-12:25 p.m. JRS11 $200

Saturday 1:30-2:25 p.m. JRS1 $200

Junior Advanced with tennis experience

Monday 5:30-6:55 p.m. JRADM$270

Tuesday 5:30-6:55 p.m. JRADT$270

Wednesday 5:30-6:55 p.m. JRADW$270

Saturday 12:30-1:55 p.m. JRADS $270

Ultimate Workout for Children

Drills for the experienced player

Friday 5:30-6:55 p.m. Juniors ages 9-11 JUW1 $270

Friday 5:30-6:55 p.m. Seniors ages 12 and up SUW1 $270

Senior Ages – 12 and Up beginners

Tuesday 5:30-6:25 p.m. SRTU $200

Thursday 5:30-6:25 p.m. SRTH $200

Friday 4:30-5:25 p.m. SRF $200

Saturday 12:30 p.m.-1:25 p.m. SRS $200

Senior/Advanced with tennis experience

Monday 5:30-6:55 p.m. SRADM $270

Tuesday 5:30-6:55 p.m. SRADT $270

Wednesday 5:30-6:55 p.m. SRADW $270

Saturday11a.m. – 12:25 p.m. SRADS $270

Please make selections carefully as fees are not returnable.

To register: by mail only, no walk in registrations will be accepted until Wednesday, Sept. 22. We cannot be held responsible for delays in the mail. To register, pick up an application at the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave. You can also make your own by listing your child’s name, address, phone number, birth date, grade he/she will be entering in September and the session and classes for which you are registering with a first and second choice. Mail all information with full payment to the Garden City Recreation Department at 108 Rockaway Ave. Please make all checks payable to the “Inc. Village of Garden City.”

Roller Hockey Registration Begins

The Garden City Recreation Department is proud to announce the start of registration for Fall Roller Hockey. Whether you played last season or haven’t played in a couple of years, now is the perfect time to sign up and experience all the fun. Our Sunday sessions began on Sept. 12 and Friday sessions will begin on Sept.17. All programs take place at Community Park’s Roller Rink.

In-person registration began at the Administrative Office at 108 Rockaway Ave., on Friday, Aug. 27. Applications may be picked up at the Recreation Office or downloaded off the Recreation’s website at www/gardencityrecreation.org. All checks should be made payable to “Inc. Village of Garden City.”

A reminder: Each participant is required to wear full equipment at all times. This includes hockey helmet with cage, hockey gloves, shin pads, elbow pads, roller blades, hockey stick, long pants, and a protective cup.

A description of each program offered is as follows:

Learn & Play Program Roller Hockey Clinic

This eight-week program has been designed to introduce the exciting game of Roller Hockey for children ages 5-7. No experience is required in hockey or rollerskating as this is a beginners program. This hour-long clinic will take place on Sunday afternoons at 12:45 and 2 p.m.

Recreation Department Leagues:

Our Roller Hockey Leagues are broken into age groups. Please pay careful attention as our age groupings and dates/times have changed.

Mites Division is for 6- and 7-year-olds who have basic skating skills. Since this division is games only, if your child is new to the sports, you should register them for the Learn and Play Clinic. Games will take place on Sunday afternoons with either a 3:15 or 4:30 p.m. start, depending on your child’s team schedule.

Junior Division – ages 8 through 10 will play on Friday afternoons with either a 4 or 5:30 p.m. start depending on your child’s team schedule.

Senior Division – ages 11 through 13 will play on Friday evenings at either 6:45 or 8 p.m. depending on your child’s team schedule.

High School Open Hockey: for ages 14 to 16. Games will be played on Sundays at 5:30 p.m. in a “pick-up” format.

Adult Division for ages 30 and over – games will take place on Sunday evenings at 7:15 p.m. with an occasional “Friday night under the Lights.” Games are in “pick-up” format.

For further information on any of these programs, please visit our website at www.gardencityrecreation.org.