Friday, 30 April 2010 00:00
The Recreation Department’s new website is up and running and is filled with all the department has to offer. Please visit the website at www.gardencityrecreation. org to find out the latest in events and programs for everyone in your family.
The Garden City Recreation Department is proud to present the Aquafina Pit, Hit and Run Competition at our local level. All Garden City residents ages 7 to 14 are eligible to participate. Children will compete in pitching, hitting and running bases with the first place finishers moving on to the sectional level. The competition will be broken up into the following age groups: (Age is determined by a deadline date of July 17, 2010) 7-8 years, 9-10 years, 11-12 years, and 13-14 years.
The local competition will be held at Grove Park on Thursday, May 6 at 4 pm. There is no fee for this competition but pre-registration is necessary! Registration forms are available in the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue and must be returned to the office by Tuesday, May 4 in order to compete.
The Garden City Recreation Department will conduct evening tennis lessons for adults who are residents of the Incorporated Village of Garden City. The lessons will be held at the Garden City Community Park Tennis Facility and will run one evening a week. There will be a maximum of four players on a court. The dates, times, and fees will be as follows:
May 3-June 10 Mon.,Tues.,Wed., 7-8 p.m. or Thurs. 8-9 p.m. (six weeks) $150
July 5-July 29 Mon.,Tues., Wed., 7:30-8:30 p.m. or Thurs. 8:30-9:30 p.m. four weeks) $100
Aug. 2-26 Mon.,Tues., Wed., 7:30-8:30 p.m. or Thursday 8:30-9:30 p.m.$100
Visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave., to register. Payment must accompany registration. You can register for any or all of the sessions. Separate checks should be written for each session. Please make checks payable to “Inc. Village of Garden City.”
The Garden City Recreation Department is pleased to announce the list of its camps for this summer. Please read this announcement carefully as it explains the types of camps, age/grade groupings, and the weeks the camp will be offered. Please note that “grade” listed refers to the grade the child is entering. The child MUST be the age listed by the start of the camp and a resident of the Village of Garden City in order to attend. Registration will begin by mail only on May 3. A description of each camp, its costs, and a registration form will be available on Friday, April 30.
Basketball 2-6 grades June 28-July 1 St. Paul’s Fieldhouse
Lacrosse 2-6 grades July 6-9 Stewart Field
(for both boys and girls)
Field Hockey 4-7 grades July 19 - 22 Community Park
Volleyball - girls 6-12 grades July 12-15 St. Paul’s Fieldhouse
Baseball 1-6 grades July 19-22 July 26-29 Community Park
Soccer 1-6 grades July 12-15 Aug. 2-5 Aug. 9-12 Community Park
Preschool ages 3.5 to 5 July 12-16 July 19-23 July 26-30 Aug. 2-6 Aug. 9-13 St. Paul’s Cluett Hall
Tennis Camp ages 4-18 Offered every week of the summer from the week of June 28 through the week of Aug. 9 for all levels
Theatre Camp ages 6-13 June – July TBA St. Paul’s Cluett Hall
Yoga Camp ages 6-13 Aug. 16-20 Senior Center –Golf Club Lane
Computer Camp ages 9-12 July–August TBA St. Paul’s Senior Center
Mad Science Camp 1-6 grades July 26-29
(Robots and Reactions) Held in St. Paul’s Senior Center
Aug. 16-19 (Secret Agent – Forensics)
Aug. 23-26 (Science in Motion)
USSI Sports Camp
Squirts – ages 3 to 5 July 19-23 Aug. 30-Sept. 3
Multi Sport – ages 5-14 Aug. 30-Sept. 3 St. Paul’s Fields