2017-09-08 / Sports

VILLAGE SPORTS

Registration for Dance Conservancy Classes Begins

The Garden City Recreation Department’s Dance Conservatory Program is pleased to announce the start of registration for its upcoming 2017- 2018 season! Director Felicia Lovaglio, along with the rest of her staff, is excited to start off another fantastic year. The Dance Conservatory offers classes to Garden City residents ages 3 ½ years through adult which are non-performance based. Age is determined by the start date of the desired class. Note: REGISTRATION IS BY MAIL OR ONLINE ONLY UNTIL SEPTEMBER 19. Participants MUST be the required age by the start of the program in order to register. Please visit our office at 108 Rockaway Avenue to pick up a registration form or, if you have a password, you can register online at www.gcreconline.gardencityny.net.

Each session costs $ 280 for 22 weeks of class.

Classes will begin the week of 9/25.

The Schedule and fees for this year’s youth classes are as follows (all classes are 55 minutes long unless otherwise noted):

Monday:

11:30 am Creative Movement for 3 ½ - 5
years CMM
1:15 Ballet/Tap for 4-5 year olds
BTM1
4:00 Ballet/Hip Hop for K – 1st grades
BHHM4
5:00 Ballet/Hip Hop 2nd -3rd grades
BHHM5
6:00 Ballet/Tap 4th-5th grades
BTM6
7:00 Ballet/Tap for Grades 6 and Up
BTM7

Tuesday:

4:00 Ballet/Hip Hop for K-1 grades
BHHT
5:00 Ballet/Tap 2nd – 3rd grades BTT
6:00 Hip Hop 4th-5th grades HHT6
7:00 Hip Hop for Grades 6 and up
HHT7

Wednesday:

10:30 Creative Movement for 3 ½ - 5
years CMW10
Noon Ballet/Jazz for 4 – 5 years BJW
1:15 Creative Movement for 3 ½ - 5
years CMW1
4:00 Ballet/Tap for K -1st grades BTW
5:00 Ballet/Hip Hop 2nd-3rd grades
BHHW5
6:00 Ballet/Hip hop 4th-5th grades
BHHW6
7:00 Jazz for Grades 6 and up JW

Thursday:

11:30 Creative Movement for 3 ½ - 5
years CMTH
12:45 Ballet/Jazz for ages 4 – 5 BJTH
4:00 Ballet/Tap K-1st grades BTTH4
5:00 Ballet/Tap 2nd -3rd grades
BTTH5
6:00 Contemporary Dance 4th-5th
grades CTH

7:00 Ballet for grades 6 and up BTH

Friday:

1:00 Creative Movement for 3 ½ -5 year
olds CMF
2:30 Ballet/Jazz for ages 4 – 5 BJF
4:00 Ballet/Hip Hop K-1st grades
BHHF4
5:00 Ballet/Hip Hop 2nd -3rd grades
BHHF5
6:00 Ballet/Hip Hop 4th -5th grades
BHHF6
7:00 Contemporary Dance for grades 6
and up CF

Saturday:

10:00 Ballet/Hip Hop for K-1st grades
BHHS
11:00 Creative Movement for 3 ½ - 5
years CMS
1:00 Hip Hop - Middle School HHS
3:00 Tap for grades 6 and up with previous experience TS
4:00 Jazz – High School JS
Please make selections carefully as
fees are not returnable.

Legos Machines and Robots

How would you like to build different models using motors and batteries for to make your creation come to life? How would you like to turn your next LEGO creation into a robot using sensors, motors, and gears? This fun, actionpacked session combines real-life skills with real-kid fun!

For ages 5 and up – Machines – Every week, working in groups, children will build different models using motors and batteries to give life to their model. Math, science, architecture and engineering concepts are explored through hands on projects.

For ages 9 to 12 – Robots – The older child will investigate, strategize, program and test robotic inventions using sensors, motors, and gears. Classes are designed to teach the fundamentals of STEM educations with models created by engineers and architects.

When: Wednesdays, 4 to 5 pm, beginning October 4 in St. Paul’s Center.

Ages: 5 to 12 years old

Fee: 8 weeks for $165, checks made payable to Bricks4kidz

To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.

Flag Football Registration Begins

The Garden City Recreation Department will again offer our popular Flag Football Program at Grove and Nassau Haven Parks. This program is open to children who reside in the Inc. Village of Garden City in 3rd through 5th grades.

Games are played in the playgrounds on weekday afternoons and during the day on school holidays. Teams will be made up of 3rd to 5th graders.

In order to register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Ave. (8:30 to 4:30) or Grove Park (3 pm to dark) by Thursday, September 14. Games will begin at the parks by the end of September. Schedules will be made available at the parks once the season starts.

Middle School Flag Football

The Garden City Recreation Department will again be offering our popular Flag Football Program at Grove Park. This program is open to children who reside in the Inc. Village of Garden City in grades 6 to 8.

Games are played in the playgrounds on weekday afternoons and during the day on school holidays. Teams will be made up of Middle Schoolers.

In order to register, please visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue or Grove Park by Friday, September 15. Games will begin at the park by the end of September. Schedules will be made available at the park once the season starts. For further information, call Recreation Office at 465-4075 or visit Grove Park after 3 pm.

Platform court membership application for residents

Garden City Recreation and Parks offers a platform tennis membership cards to players who use our courts frequently. 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 guests or any programs or special events that the Recreation Department itself chooses to run. Said events would require an additional fee if applicable.

The fee for membership will be $250. 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”.

Evenings only platform membership application for residents

Garden City Recreation and Parks offers an “evening only” platform tennis membership. This membership is open to any individual who is a resident of the Inc. Village of Garden City. It covers unlimited play after 5 p.m. for membership holder only under the rules and regulations set forth by the Garden City Recreation Department. It does not cover guests or any programs or special events that the Recreation Department itself chooses to run. Said events would require an additional fee if applicable.

The fee for membership will be $165. 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”.

Registration for Fall adult tennis lessons begins

Registration for the fall session of our

Adult Tennis Lessons has now started. Classes are played at the Community Park Tennis Center. Our ten week, one hour class will cost $260. Classes will begin the week of September 25th.

Our Recreation Department offers lessons for adults in all ability levels. In order to create sessions geared to the needs of our residents, we are asking any adult who is a resident in the Inc. Village of Garden City and is interested in our tennis lessons to fill an interest sheet.

On the interest sheet you will:

-Choose the days and times you are available to play

-Self rate your tennis ability

Either drop off or mail your application with a check for $260 made payable to the Inc. Village of Garden City to the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave. by September 18.

Classes will then be made by grouping people of similar abilities according to the dates they are available. Your check will not be cashed until you are entered in a class.

Adult Tennis Workout Drill program

Recreation and Parks also offers a nine week tennis workout program that drills experienced tennis players. This 1 ½ hour class is available on Saturday mornings at 10 am at a cost of $260. Class will begin on September 23. To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.

Pastel Art Class with Arleen Urban

Our adult pastel art program is open to adults who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City. The class will meet for ten weeks from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 am beginning Friday, September 15 in St. Paul’s Cluett Hall. The cost of this program is $140.

To register for this program, please visit the Garden City Recreation and Parks’ Administrative Office at 108 Rockaway Ave. or if you have a password, you can register online at www.gcreconline.gardencityny.net. For further information, call the Recreation and Parks Office at 465-4075.

Exercise with Joy

Start your day with low impact exercise! Joy Cody has set a program with our senior and beginner population in mind!

Classes will take place on your choice of Tuesdays or Thursdays at 9 am at the Senior Center on Golf Club Lane beginning Thursday, September 7th. The one hour class will run for 10 weeks at a cost of $60. This program is open to any resident of the Inc. Village of Garden City. To register for this program, please visit the Recreation and Parks office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.

Adult Yoga Fall Session

Connie McKnight, our certified yoga instructor, has designed adult yoga classes with all ages in mind. Our yoga class will be offered on Wednesday mornings at 9 am at the Senior Center on Golf Club Lane. This 10 week program will begin on Wednesday, September 6th. The cost of this class will be $90.

To register, visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.

Classes will meet – September 6, 13, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15

Fall Roller Hockey Registration

The Garden City Recreation & Parks Department will once again offer various roller hockey programs this fall for both youth & adults who reside in the Inc. Village of Garden City. Whether you played in the past or looking to get involved, there is no better time to sign up and experience all the fun. All programs take place at the roller rink located at Community Park. The cost of each youth program is $105.

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

A description of each program we will offer is as follows:

Kindergarten Pee Wee Clinic: No experience is required in hockey or roller skating. This hour long clinic will introduce the sport of roller hockey and all the basic fundamentals in a fun & safe environment. The program will take place Sunday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. beginning September 10th.

1st Grade Squirts Division: This beginner program will continue to develop our young players through drills and scrimmages. This hour long program will take place Sunday afternoons at 3:00 p.m. beginning September 10th.

2nd and 3rd Grade Mites Division: Games will take place on Sunday late afternoons with either a 4:30 p.m. or 5:45 p.m. game time depending on your child’s team schedule. Season begins on Sunday September 10th.

4th, 5th, & 6th Grade Junior Division: Games will take place on Friday afternoons with either a 4:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. game time depending on your child’s team schedule. Season begins on Friday September 8th.

7th, 8th, & 9th Grade Senior Division: Games will take place on Friday evenings with either a 6:45 p.m. or 8:00 p.m. game time depending on your child’s team schedule. Season begins on Friday September 8th.

Adult Division for 30 and Over: Games will take place on Sundays at 7:15p.m. Games are in “pick up” format. This program will begin on Sunday September 10th. The cost of this program will be $90.

For further info or to register, visit our offices at 108 Rockaway, download and mail an application from our website at www.gardencityrecreation.org, or if you have a password you can register online at www.gcreconline. gardencityny.net.

Community Tennis Center Programs for Children

We are pleased to announce the start of registration for our fall Tennis Program for children at the Community Park Tennis Center. Recreation and Parks offers classes for all levels of experience on weekdays after school and on Saturdays. To register, please visit our Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue. You may also register online if you have a password on our website at www.gcreconline.gardencityny.net.

Non resident children who would like to register for our tennis program must prove they attend one of the Garden City Public Schools. Proof must accompany registration and will be accepted beginning September 18. An additional $50 fee will pertain to anyone in this category.

Classes will begin on Monday, September 25 and run for 10 weeks except Saturdays, which will run for 9 weeks. Here are the class levels. A schedule of classes and registration forms may be picked up at the Recreation office or downloaded off our website at www.gardencityrecreation.org.

Tots Ages 4-5 (not in kindergarten) and PeeWee - Ages 5 (in kindergarten) 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.

Fall offerings by US Sports Institute

Garden City Recreation and Parks will work with US Sports Institute to offer the following fall classes at St. Paul’s: Tuesdays beginning September 19 - Cost $145 for 7 weeks for 1 hr.

Ages 2 – 3 – Parent and Me Squirts
Multi Sports at 9:30am
Ages 3 – 5 Squirts Multi Sports at
10:30am
Ages 3 – 5 Squirts Soccer at 1pm, 3:30
pm, or 4:30 pm
Fridays beginning September 15 –
Cost $145 for 7 weeks for 1 hr.
Ages 3 – 5 Squirts T-Ball at 1 pm, 3:30
pm, or 4:30 pm
Sundays beginning September 17 –
Cost $145 for 7 weeks for 1 hr.
Ages 2 – 3 Parent and Me Soccer
Squirts at 9 am or 10 am
Ages 2 – 3 Parent and Me T-Ball Squirts
at noon
Ages 3 – 5 Squirts Multi Sports at 9 am
or 11 am
Ages 3 – 5 T-Ball Squirts at 9 am or
noon
Ages 3 – 5 Squirts Soccer at 10 am or 11
am
To register for any of these
programs, please visit US Sports
Institute’s website at www.
ussportsinsitute.com. If you
register by August 16 and use code
FALLEB17, you will receive at 10%
early bird discount.

US Sports Institute “School Day Off” Camp

US Sports Institute, as part of Garden City Recreation and Park’s fall offerings, will offer a one day multi-sport camp on Election Day, November 6th, for children ages 5 – 11on St. Paul’s fields. The times and prices offered will by as follows:

9 am to 4 pm Cost $75

9 am to 12:30 pm Cost $45

1 pm to 4 pm Cost $35

To register for this camp, please visit US Sports Institute’s website at www.ussportsinsitute.com. If you register by August 16 and use code FALLEB17, you will receive at 10% early bird discount.

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