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Wednesday April 21, 2021
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Dance - Little Stars Dance - Little Stars Dance
Are you wondering if dance is right for your preschooler?  Or are you just looking for a class for your child to move and have fun?  Look no further!  Little Stars Dance is the perfect introduction to creative dance and basic tumbling through strength training.  Join us!  We can't wait to start dancing!Instructor: Kelli RobbinsFamily discounts do not apply.Need dance shoes? Support Parks and Rec and get your shoes here!
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do and Jiu Jitsu - Tae Kwon Do & Jiu Jitsu
Tae Kwon Do & Jiu Jitsu - The benefits of Tae Kwon Do instruction are endless!  Participants learn and develop all of the techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, and proper falls.  Offered at the Recreation Center for over 25 years, Sensei John McDonald helps his students learn discipline, respect, self control and gain confidence - all while getting a great workout!Instructor: John McDonald is currently a 4th degree black belt with vast years of experience. Participants tested for the appropriate level of training for Tae Kwon Do class.Need new equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-6) - Pee Wee OUTDOORS (Wednesday) 5 WEEKS
Introduce tennis to your 4-6 year old with a fun and exciting approach!  Your up-and-coming tennis player will develop hand-eye coordination along with movement skills.  Participants will grow comfortable with equipment and learn the parts of the tennis court.  Basic tennis fundamentals and shots are taught through lots of tennis-like games!  Racquets available during instruction.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Family discounts apply after the first family member participating in the same class. Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM    Super Soccer Stars WEDNESDAY PM - Super Soccer Stars (ages 6-10 WED)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 6-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended*  *Please bring your own soccer ball.*   Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
Thursday April 22, 2021
9:00 AM - 9:55 AM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga (BEGINNERS - LEVEL 1) - Gentle Yoga THURS AM
Are you new to Yoga?  This class is a beginner yoga class.  This calming stress-relieving yoga class teaches you how to stretch and strengthen the body gradually. Emphasis is on building awareness of the breath and the body. Poses are practiced at a slower pace with attention to alignment and detail.  Recommended for those newer to yoga or working with special concerns.  Perfect for the student looking for a gentle experience or those who need a change of pace. Various props will be used for a safe practice and class will end in deep relaxation.  Those with medical conditions, please check with your physician if you have any concerns about attending yoga.Please bring a mat, yoga block and water.  You may also bring a towel or blanket to assist your practice.  Instructor Barbara Cavanaugh AAAI-ISMA certified*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.* Need yoga equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Ballet For Tots - Ballet For Tots
Do you have a tiny dancer?  Ballet for Tots is perfect introduction to dance class through the basics of ballet.  Your child will enjoy learning in a warm and friendly atmosphere with an experienced ballet instructor.  Not only will you discover if dance is right for your little one, but this class will also enhance your child's rhythm, balance, flexibility, and posture.Instructor: Elena Lydon*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Need Ballet shoes?  Support Parks and Rec and buy your shoes here!
 
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM    Ballet/Tap Combo - Ballet/Tap Combo
Get those petite feet moving!  Your child will learn proper ballet technique, vocabulary, and tap fundamentals.  He/she will begin to memorize dance movements in a sequence set to music.  This class will foster self-confidence and enhance rhythm, balance, flexibility and posture all while having fun!Instructor: Elena Lydon*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Need Ballet shoes?  Support Parks and Rec and buy your shoes here!
 
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM    Pilates - In Person - Pilates - THURSDAY PM
Focus on strengthening your upper and lower body, abdominal muscles, lower back and buns.  Your body will create the challenge to improve your core stability by strengthening your core, lengthening your body, and improving your posture.  Register now and work your way to feeling Leaner.  Calmer. Stronger.Instructor:   Barbara Cavanaugh AAAI-ISMA certified Pilates and Yoga*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Need exercise equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Friday April 23, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
Sunday April 25, 2021
8:45 AM - 9:20 AM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-3 SUN With Parent)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 6-8 SUN)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 8-10 SUN)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
11:55 AM - 12:45 PM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 4-5 SUN)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
Monday April 26, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Junior (Ages 7-16) - Junior Tennis (Monday OUTDOORS) 5 WEEKS
Looking for a great place for your junior to start or brush up on tennis basics and advance further?  Juniors will improve hand-eye coordination and agility, perform racquet-handling skills, and become familiar with the tennis court.  Instructors zero in on building a strong foundation through basic strokes and fun games associated with tennis.  Match play is introduced, instructors will meet your junior player at their ability level to foster their growth and love of the game.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Racquets will be available during instruction.Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-6) - Pee Wee OUTDOORS (Monday) 5 WEEKS
Introduce tennis to your 4-6 year old with a fun and exciting approach!  Your up-and-coming tennis player will develop hand-eye coordination along with movement skills.  Participants will grow comfortable with equipment and learn the parts of the tennis court.  Basic tennis fundamentals and shots are taught through lots of tennis-like games!  Racquets available during instruction.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Family discounts apply after the first family member participating in the same class. Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga (BEGINNERS - LEVEL 1) - Gentle Yoga PM
Are you new to Yoga?  This class is a beginner yoga class.  This calming stress-relieving yoga class teaches you how to stretch and strengthen the body gradually. Emphasis is on building awareness of the breath and the body. Poses are practiced at a slower pace with attention to alignment and detail.  Recommended for those newer to yoga or working with special concerns.  Perfect for the student looking for a gentle experience or those who need a change of pace. Various props will be used for a safe practice and class will end in deep relaxation.  Those with medical conditions, please check with your physician if you have any concerns about attending yoga.Please bring a mat, yoga block and water.  You may also bring a towel or blanket to assist your practice.  Instructor Barbara Cavanaugh AAAI-ISMA certified*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.* Need yoga equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Tuesday April 27, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM    Karate - Northampton Shotokan Karate - Northampton Shotokan Karate - Beginners
*Class is offered both In Person or Virtually*Northampton Shotokan is committed to keeping children active and engagedduring this challenging time! Join Sensei Andrew Spivack at-home virtually or in-person at the Rec Center as he teaches traditional Japanese karate. The Shotokan program is dedicated to developing healthy bodies, sound minds, and self-esteem, all balanced with a deep respect for others. The Northampton Shotokan Karate club will directly support the growth of your child through a variety of classes, progressive challenges and individualized instruction. Help your child protect themselves mentally and physically, register today!There are no contracts to sign and there are no hidden fees.  All classes are 5 weeks long unless otherwise marked.  For more information on the karate program, please email Sensei Spivack at northamptonshotokan@comcast.net.Beginner = New StudentsAdvanced Beginner = Returning StudentsNeed new Karate gear?  Support Parks and Rec and click on the link below!
 
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM    Karate - Northampton Shotokan Karate - Northampton Shotokan Karate - Adv. Beginners
*Class is offered both In Person or Virtually*Northampton Shotokan is committed to keeping children active and engagedduring this challenging time! Join Sensei Andrew Spivack at-home virtually or in-person at the Rec Center as he teaches traditional Japanese karate. The Shotokan program is dedicated to developing healthy bodies, sound minds, and self-esteem, all balanced with a deep respect for others. The Northampton Shotokan Karate club will directly support the growth of your child through a variety of classes, progressive challenges and individualized instruction. Help your child protect themselves mentally and physically, register today!There are no contracts to sign and there are no hidden fees.  All classes are 5 weeks long unless otherwise marked.  For more information on the karate program, please email Sensei Spivack at northamptonshotokan@comcast.net.Beginner = New StudentsAdvanced Beginner = Returning StudentsNeed new Karate gear?  Support Parks and Rec and click on the link below!
 
7:45 PM - 9:45 PM    Volleyball - Intermediate Adult - Intermediate Adult - Coed Volleyball (Tues)
Do you love volleyball?  Looking for a little healthy competition?  This very popular, highly competitive recreational league is a great fit for men and women ready to serve up a great game!  Players have a moderate to intermediate skill level.  If you think you can keep up, don't wait...register today!Tuesday Coordinators:  Mike and Michelle DevittIntermediate:  A Good player who knows and attempts to use proper technique when passing, setting, attacking, blocking and defending; however, is inconsistent with successfully executing the skills. Functions as part of a team providing support of the ball and effective transitioning. All programs are co-ed. The net height for the intermediate program is 7’ 11 5/8". Need volleyball equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Wednesday April 28, 2021
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Dance - Little Stars Dance - Little Stars Dance
Are you wondering if dance is right for your preschooler?  Or are you just looking for a class for your child to move and have fun?  Look no further!  Little Stars Dance is the perfect introduction to creative dance and basic tumbling through strength training.  Join us!  We can't wait to start dancing!Instructor: Kelli RobbinsFamily discounts do not apply.Need dance shoes? Support Parks and Rec and get your shoes here!
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do and Jiu Jitsu - Tae Kwon Do & Jiu Jitsu
Tae Kwon Do & Jiu Jitsu - The benefits of Tae Kwon Do instruction are endless!  Participants learn and develop all of the techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, and proper falls.  Offered at the Recreation Center for over 25 years, Sensei John McDonald helps his students learn discipline, respect, self control and gain confidence - all while getting a great workout!Instructor: John McDonald is currently a 4th degree black belt with vast years of experience. Participants tested for the appropriate level of training for Tae Kwon Do class.Need new equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-6) - Pee Wee OUTDOORS (Wednesday) 5 WEEKS
Introduce tennis to your 4-6 year old with a fun and exciting approach!  Your up-and-coming tennis player will develop hand-eye coordination along with movement skills.  Participants will grow comfortable with equipment and learn the parts of the tennis court.  Basic tennis fundamentals and shots are taught through lots of tennis-like games!  Racquets available during instruction.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Family discounts apply after the first family member participating in the same class. Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM    Super Soccer Stars WEDNESDAY PM - Super Soccer Stars (ages 6-10 WED)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 6-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended*  *Please bring your own soccer ball.*   Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
Thursday April 29, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Ballet For Tots - Ballet For Tots
Do you have a tiny dancer?  Ballet for Tots is perfect introduction to dance class through the basics of ballet.  Your child will enjoy learning in a warm and friendly atmosphere with an experienced ballet instructor.  Not only will you discover if dance is right for your little one, but this class will also enhance your child's rhythm, balance, flexibility, and posture.Instructor: Elena Lydon*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Need Ballet shoes?  Support Parks and Rec and buy your shoes here!
 
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM    Ballet/Tap Combo - Ballet/Tap Combo
Get those petite feet moving!  Your child will learn proper ballet technique, vocabulary, and tap fundamentals.  He/she will begin to memorize dance movements in a sequence set to music.  This class will foster self-confidence and enhance rhythm, balance, flexibility and posture all while having fun!Instructor: Elena Lydon*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Need Ballet shoes?  Support Parks and Rec and buy your shoes here!
 
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM    Pilates - In Person - Pilates - THURSDAY PM
Focus on strengthening your upper and lower body, abdominal muscles, lower back and buns.  Your body will create the challenge to improve your core stability by strengthening your core, lengthening your body, and improving your posture.  Register now and work your way to feeling Leaner.  Calmer. Stronger.Instructor:   Barbara Cavanaugh AAAI-ISMA certified Pilates and Yoga*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Need exercise equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Friday April 30, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Junior (Ages 7-16) - Junior Tennis (Friday OUTDOORS) 5 WEEKS
Looking for a great place for your junior to start or brush up on tennis basics and advance further?  Juniors will improve hand-eye coordination and agility, perform racquet-handling skills, and become familiar with the tennis court.  Instructors zero in on building a strong foundation through basic strokes and fun games associated with tennis.  Match play is introduced, instructors will meet your junior player at their ability level to foster their growth and love of the game.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Racquets will be available during instruction.Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-6) - Pee Wee OUTDOORS (Friday) 5 WEEKS
Introduce tennis to your 4-6 year old with a fun and exciting approach!  Your up-and-coming tennis player will develop hand-eye coordination along with movement skills.  Participants will grow comfortable with equipment and learn the parts of the tennis court.  Basic tennis fundamentals and shots are taught through lots of tennis-like games!  Racquets available during instruction.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Family discounts apply after the first family member participating in the same class. Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Sunday May 2, 2021
8:45 AM - 9:20 AM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-3 SUN With Parent)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 6-8 SUN)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 8-10 SUN)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
11:55 AM - 12:45 PM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 4-5 SUN)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
Monday May 3, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM    Mad Science Spring Workshops - Movie FX
Movie FX  (ages 7 – 12) - May 3Grab your popcorn but don't sit back…we're going to learn first-hand how advances in science and technology make our favorite special effects possible! Children will take home a Cartoon Creator that they've made themselves! It's Einstein meets Spielberg in a class of 3..2..1…action!Dry Ice Capades  (ages 7 – 12) - May 24Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble! Children will be introduced to the scientific concepts of phase changes and states of matter. They will witness the phenomenon of sublimation as we demonstrate the unique properties of dry ice & the spectacular "smoke" it creates. They will learn that dry ice is really frozen CO2 and will experience the Mad Science burp, a display of bubbling potions and, finally, a spooky scene.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Junior (Ages 7-16) - Junior Tennis (Monday OUTDOORS) 5 WEEKS
Looking for a great place for your junior to start or brush up on tennis basics and advance further?  Juniors will improve hand-eye coordination and agility, perform racquet-handling skills, and become familiar with the tennis court.  Instructors zero in on building a strong foundation through basic strokes and fun games associated with tennis.  Match play is introduced, instructors will meet your junior player at their ability level to foster their growth and love of the game.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Racquets will be available during instruction.Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-6) - Pee Wee OUTDOORS (Monday) 5 WEEKS
Introduce tennis to your 4-6 year old with a fun and exciting approach!  Your up-and-coming tennis player will develop hand-eye coordination along with movement skills.  Participants will grow comfortable with equipment and learn the parts of the tennis court.  Basic tennis fundamentals and shots are taught through lots of tennis-like games!  Racquets available during instruction.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Family discounts apply after the first family member participating in the same class. Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga (BEGINNERS - LEVEL 1) - Gentle Yoga PM
Are you new to Yoga?  This class is a beginner yoga class.  This calming stress-relieving yoga class teaches you how to stretch and strengthen the body gradually. Emphasis is on building awareness of the breath and the body. Poses are practiced at a slower pace with attention to alignment and detail.  Recommended for those newer to yoga or working with special concerns.  Perfect for the student looking for a gentle experience or those who need a change of pace. Various props will be used for a safe practice and class will end in deep relaxation.  Those with medical conditions, please check with your physician if you have any concerns about attending yoga.Please bring a mat, yoga block and water.  You may also bring a towel or blanket to assist your practice.  Instructor Barbara Cavanaugh AAAI-ISMA certified*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.* Need yoga equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Tuesday May 4, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM    Karate - Northampton Shotokan Karate - Northampton Shotokan Karate - Beginners
*Class is offered both In Person or Virtually*Northampton Shotokan is committed to keeping children active and engagedduring this challenging time! Join Sensei Andrew Spivack at-home virtually or in-person at the Rec Center as he teaches traditional Japanese karate. The Shotokan program is dedicated to developing healthy bodies, sound minds, and self-esteem, all balanced with a deep respect for others. The Northampton Shotokan Karate club will directly support the growth of your child through a variety of classes, progressive challenges and individualized instruction. Help your child protect themselves mentally and physically, register today!There are no contracts to sign and there are no hidden fees.  All classes are 5 weeks long unless otherwise marked.  For more information on the karate program, please email Sensei Spivack at northamptonshotokan@comcast.net.Beginner = New StudentsAdvanced Beginner = Returning StudentsNeed new Karate gear?  Support Parks and Rec and click on the link below!
 
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM    Karate - Northampton Shotokan Karate - Northampton Shotokan Karate - Adv. Beginners
*Class is offered both In Person or Virtually*Northampton Shotokan is committed to keeping children active and engagedduring this challenging time! Join Sensei Andrew Spivack at-home virtually or in-person at the Rec Center as he teaches traditional Japanese karate. The Shotokan program is dedicated to developing healthy bodies, sound minds, and self-esteem, all balanced with a deep respect for others. The Northampton Shotokan Karate club will directly support the growth of your child through a variety of classes, progressive challenges and individualized instruction. Help your child protect themselves mentally and physically, register today!There are no contracts to sign and there are no hidden fees.  All classes are 5 weeks long unless otherwise marked.  For more information on the karate program, please email Sensei Spivack at northamptonshotokan@comcast.net.Beginner = New StudentsAdvanced Beginner = Returning StudentsNeed new Karate gear?  Support Parks and Rec and click on the link below!
 
7:45 PM - 9:45 PM    Volleyball - Intermediate Adult - Intermediate Adult - Coed Volleyball (Tues)
Do you love volleyball?  Looking for a little healthy competition?  This very popular, highly competitive recreational league is a great fit for men and women ready to serve up a great game!  Players have a moderate to intermediate skill level.  If you think you can keep up, don't wait...register today!Tuesday Coordinators:  Mike and Michelle DevittIntermediate:  A Good player who knows and attempts to use proper technique when passing, setting, attacking, blocking and defending; however, is inconsistent with successfully executing the skills. Functions as part of a team providing support of the ball and effective transitioning. All programs are co-ed. The net height for the intermediate program is 7’ 11 5/8". Need volleyball equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Wednesday May 5, 2021
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Dance - Little Stars Dance - Little Stars Dance
Are you wondering if dance is right for your preschooler?  Or are you just looking for a class for your child to move and have fun?  Look no further!  Little Stars Dance is the perfect introduction to creative dance and basic tumbling through strength training.  Join us!  We can't wait to start dancing!Instructor: Kelli RobbinsFamily discounts do not apply.Need dance shoes? Support Parks and Rec and get your shoes here!
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do and Jiu Jitsu - Tae Kwon Do & Jiu Jitsu
Tae Kwon Do & Jiu Jitsu - The benefits of Tae Kwon Do instruction are endless!  Participants learn and develop all of the techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, and proper falls.  Offered at the Recreation Center for over 25 years, Sensei John McDonald helps his students learn discipline, respect, self control and gain confidence - all while getting a great workout!Instructor: John McDonald is currently a 4th degree black belt with vast years of experience. Participants tested for the appropriate level of training for Tae Kwon Do class.Need new equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-6) - Pee Wee OUTDOORS (Wednesday) 5 WEEKS
Introduce tennis to your 4-6 year old with a fun and exciting approach!  Your up-and-coming tennis player will develop hand-eye coordination along with movement skills.  Participants will grow comfortable with equipment and learn the parts of the tennis court.  Basic tennis fundamentals and shots are taught through lots of tennis-like games!  Racquets available during instruction.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Family discounts apply after the first family member participating in the same class. Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM    Super Soccer Stars WEDNESDAY PM - Super Soccer Stars (ages 6-10 WED)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 6-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended*  *Please bring your own soccer ball.*   Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
Thursday May 6, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Ballet For Tots - Ballet For Tots
Do you have a tiny dancer?  Ballet for Tots is perfect introduction to dance class through the basics of ballet.  Your child will enjoy learning in a warm and friendly atmosphere with an experienced ballet instructor.  Not only will you discover if dance is right for your little one, but this class will also enhance your child's rhythm, balance, flexibility, and posture.Instructor: Elena Lydon*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Need Ballet shoes?  Support Parks and Rec and buy your shoes here!
 
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM    Ballet/Tap Combo - Ballet/Tap Combo
Get those petite feet moving!  Your child will learn proper ballet technique, vocabulary, and tap fundamentals.  He/she will begin to memorize dance movements in a sequence set to music.  This class will foster self-confidence and enhance rhythm, balance, flexibility and posture all while having fun!Instructor: Elena Lydon*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Need Ballet shoes?  Support Parks and Rec and buy your shoes here!
 
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM    Pilates - In Person - Pilates - THURSDAY PM
Focus on strengthening your upper and lower body, abdominal muscles, lower back and buns.  Your body will create the challenge to improve your core stability by strengthening your core, lengthening your body, and improving your posture.  Register now and work your way to feeling Leaner.  Calmer. Stronger.Instructor:   Barbara Cavanaugh AAAI-ISMA certified Pilates and Yoga*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Need exercise equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Friday May 7, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Junior (Ages 7-16) - Junior Tennis (Friday OUTDOORS) 5 WEEKS
Looking for a great place for your junior to start or brush up on tennis basics and advance further?  Juniors will improve hand-eye coordination and agility, perform racquet-handling skills, and become familiar with the tennis court.  Instructors zero in on building a strong foundation through basic strokes and fun games associated with tennis.  Match play is introduced, instructors will meet your junior player at their ability level to foster their growth and love of the game.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Racquets will be available during instruction.Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-6) - Pee Wee OUTDOORS (Friday) 5 WEEKS
Introduce tennis to your 4-6 year old with a fun and exciting approach!  Your up-and-coming tennis player will develop hand-eye coordination along with movement skills.  Participants will grow comfortable with equipment and learn the parts of the tennis court.  Basic tennis fundamentals and shots are taught through lots of tennis-like games!  Racquets available during instruction.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Family discounts apply after the first family member participating in the same class. Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Sunday May 9, 2021
8:45 AM - 9:20 AM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-3 SUN With Parent)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 6-8 SUN)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 8-10 SUN)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
11:55 AM - 12:45 PM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 4-5 SUN)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
Monday May 10, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Junior (Ages 7-16) - Junior Tennis (Monday OUTDOORS) 5 WEEKS
Looking for a great place for your junior to start or brush up on tennis basics and advance further?  Juniors will improve hand-eye coordination and agility, perform racquet-handling skills, and become familiar with the tennis court.  Instructors zero in on building a strong foundation through basic strokes and fun games associated with tennis.  Match play is introduced, instructors will meet your junior player at their ability level to foster their growth and love of the game.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Racquets will be available during instruction.Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-6) - Pee Wee OUTDOORS (Monday) 5 WEEKS
Introduce tennis to your 4-6 year old with a fun and exciting approach!  Your up-and-coming tennis player will develop hand-eye coordination along with movement skills.  Participants will grow comfortable with equipment and learn the parts of the tennis court.  Basic tennis fundamentals and shots are taught through lots of tennis-like games!  Racquets available during instruction.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Family discounts apply after the first family member participating in the same class. Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga (BEGINNERS - LEVEL 1) - Gentle Yoga PM
Are you new to Yoga?  This class is a beginner yoga class.  This calming stress-relieving yoga class teaches you how to stretch and strengthen the body gradually. Emphasis is on building awareness of the breath and the body. Poses are practiced at a slower pace with attention to alignment and detail.  Recommended for those newer to yoga or working with special concerns.  Perfect for the student looking for a gentle experience or those who need a change of pace. Various props will be used for a safe practice and class will end in deep relaxation.  Those with medical conditions, please check with your physician if you have any concerns about attending yoga.Please bring a mat, yoga block and water.  You may also bring a towel or blanket to assist your practice.  Instructor Barbara Cavanaugh AAAI-ISMA certified*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.* Need yoga equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Tuesday May 11, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
Wednesday May 12, 2021
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Dance - Little Stars Dance - Little Stars Dance
Are you wondering if dance is right for your preschooler?  Or are you just looking for a class for your child to move and have fun?  Look no further!  Little Stars Dance is the perfect introduction to creative dance and basic tumbling through strength training.  Join us!  We can't wait to start dancing!Instructor: Kelli RobbinsFamily discounts do not apply.Need dance shoes? Support Parks and Rec and get your shoes here!
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
Thursday May 13, 2021
9:00 AM - 9:55 AM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga (BEGINNERS - LEVEL 1) - Gentle Yoga THURS AM
Are you new to Yoga?  This class is a beginner yoga class.  This calming stress-relieving yoga class teaches you how to stretch and strengthen the body gradually. Emphasis is on building awareness of the breath and the body. Poses are practiced at a slower pace with attention to alignment and detail.  Recommended for those newer to yoga or working with special concerns.  Perfect for the student looking for a gentle experience or those who need a change of pace. Various props will be used for a safe practice and class will end in deep relaxation.  Those with medical conditions, please check with your physician if you have any concerns about attending yoga.Please bring a mat, yoga block and water.  You may also bring a towel or blanket to assist your practice.  Instructor Barbara Cavanaugh AAAI-ISMA certified*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.* Need yoga equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM    Ballet For Tots - Ballet For Tots
Do you have a tiny dancer?  Ballet for Tots is perfect introduction to dance class through the basics of ballet.  Your child will enjoy learning in a warm and friendly atmosphere with an experienced ballet instructor.  Not only will you discover if dance is right for your little one, but this class will also enhance your child's rhythm, balance, flexibility, and posture.Instructor: Elena Lydon*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Need Ballet shoes?  Support Parks and Rec and buy your shoes here!
 
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM    Ballet/Tap Combo - Ballet/Tap Combo
Get those petite feet moving!  Your child will learn proper ballet technique, vocabulary, and tap fundamentals.  He/she will begin to memorize dance movements in a sequence set to music.  This class will foster self-confidence and enhance rhythm, balance, flexibility and posture all while having fun!Instructor: Elena Lydon*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Need Ballet shoes?  Support Parks and Rec and buy your shoes here!
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Art - Adult Art Workshops (Ages 16 & Up) - Home Canvas
What better way to relax and unwind then with a beautiful masterpiece created by...YOU?  Join us at the Rec Center where the expert instructors from Art Department Studios, Newtown will guide you through a different art piece each month.  Classes are limited to 10 people - grab your friends and register!All materials and supplies will be provided....just bring yourself!May 13 Home
 
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM    Pilates - In Person - Pilates - THURSDAY PM
Focus on strengthening your upper and lower body, abdominal muscles, lower back and buns.  Your body will create the challenge to improve your core stability by strengthening your core, lengthening your body, and improving your posture.  Register now and work your way to feeling Leaner.  Calmer. Stronger.Instructor:   Barbara Cavanaugh AAAI-ISMA certified Pilates and Yoga*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Need exercise equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Friday May 14, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Junior (Ages 7-16) - Junior Tennis (Friday OUTDOORS) 5 WEEKS
Looking for a great place for your junior to start or brush up on tennis basics and advance further?  Juniors will improve hand-eye coordination and agility, perform racquet-handling skills, and become familiar with the tennis court.  Instructors zero in on building a strong foundation through basic strokes and fun games associated with tennis.  Match play is introduced, instructors will meet your junior player at their ability level to foster their growth and love of the game.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Racquets will be available during instruction.Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-6) - Pee Wee OUTDOORS (Friday) 5 WEEKS
Introduce tennis to your 4-6 year old with a fun and exciting approach!  Your up-and-coming tennis player will develop hand-eye coordination along with movement skills.  Participants will grow comfortable with equipment and learn the parts of the tennis court.  Basic tennis fundamentals and shots are taught through lots of tennis-like games!  Racquets available during instruction.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Family discounts apply after the first family member participating in the same class. Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Saturday May 15, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    2021 Camp Staff CPR & First Aid Training - 2021 RECERTIFICATION Training Option 1 (Returning Counselors ONLY)
As Camp Leaders, Senior Counselors, and Counselors, we want to make sure each child is having FUN!  Making sure our campers are SAFE is an enormous part of that.  Please choose a session that is convenient for you to become First Aid and CPR certified before camp begins.  Epipen use is a part of the training.  All sessions are taught by CR South health/phys ed teacher, Certified Red Cross Instructor, and NTPR Camp Staff Alum, Mike Andolina.Registration for this program is for SUMMER CAMP STAFF ONLY.
 
Sunday May 16, 2021
8:45 AM - 9:20 AM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-3 SUN With Parent)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 6-8 SUN)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 8-10 SUN)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
11:55 AM - 12:45 PM    Super Soccer Stars SUNDAYS - Super Soccer Stars (ages 4-5 SUN)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 2-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended* The 2-3 year old class require parent participation due to COVID. The coaches cannot give hands on guidance. *Please bring your own soccer ball.*  Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    2021 Camp Staff CPR & First Aid Training - 2021 RECERTIFICATION Training Option 2 (Returning Counselors ONLY)
As Camp Leaders, Senior Counselors, and Counselors, we want to make sure each child is having FUN!  Making sure our campers are SAFE is an enormous part of that.  Please choose a session that is convenient for you to become First Aid and CPR certified before camp begins.  Epipen use is a part of the training.  All sessions are taught by CR South health/phys ed teacher, Certified Red Cross Instructor, and NTPR Camp Staff Alum, Mike Andolina.Registration for this program is for SUMMER CAMP STAFF ONLY.
 
Monday May 17, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    2021 Camp Staff CPR & First Aid Training - 2021 RECERTIFICATION Training Option 3 (Returning Counselors ONLY)
As Camp Leaders, Senior Counselors, and Counselors, we want to make sure each child is having FUN!  Making sure our campers are SAFE is an enormous part of that.  Please choose a session that is convenient for you to become First Aid and CPR certified before camp begins.  Epipen use is a part of the training.  All sessions are taught by CR South health/phys ed teacher, Certified Red Cross Instructor, and NTPR Camp Staff Alum, Mike Andolina.Registration for this program is for SUMMER CAMP STAFF ONLY.
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Art - After School Art Workshops - Spring Snail
Is your child ready to unleash their creativity?  Art Department Studios, Newtown is bringing Art Workshops to the Rec!  Each month, children will explore the design process with hands-on projects.  Every workshop is different - pottery painting, mosaics, fused glass, canvas painting and clay sculpting!  Class size is limited to 10 - register now!May 17 - Spring SnailCome paint with us!  Art Dept. Studios instructors will guide and help kids step by step to create an awesome painting with their name on it, we will use a variety of techniques to make a fun abstract background! June 7 - Clay Word/Name PlaqueKids will be guiding through making their own name/word plaque out of clay!  Kids can choose their word, then we will sculpt, decorate then paint our masterpieces!  Projects will require firing at our studio, located at 28 Richboro Rd. Newtown, PA 18940.  Project will be ready in approximately two weeks for pick up at the Recreation Center.  
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Junior (Ages 7-16) - Junior Tennis (Monday OUTDOORS) 5 WEEKS
Looking for a great place for your junior to start or brush up on tennis basics and advance further?  Juniors will improve hand-eye coordination and agility, perform racquet-handling skills, and become familiar with the tennis court.  Instructors zero in on building a strong foundation through basic strokes and fun games associated with tennis.  Match play is introduced, instructors will meet your junior player at their ability level to foster their growth and love of the game.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Racquets will be available during instruction.Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-6) - Pee Wee OUTDOORS (Monday) 5 WEEKS
Introduce tennis to your 4-6 year old with a fun and exciting approach!  Your up-and-coming tennis player will develop hand-eye coordination along with movement skills.  Participants will grow comfortable with equipment and learn the parts of the tennis court.  Basic tennis fundamentals and shots are taught through lots of tennis-like games!  Racquets available during instruction.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Family discounts apply after the first family member participating in the same class. Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Yoga - Gentle Yoga (BEGINNERS - LEVEL 1) - Gentle Yoga PM
Are you new to Yoga?  This class is a beginner yoga class.  This calming stress-relieving yoga class teaches you how to stretch and strengthen the body gradually. Emphasis is on building awareness of the breath and the body. Poses are practiced at a slower pace with attention to alignment and detail.  Recommended for those newer to yoga or working with special concerns.  Perfect for the student looking for a gentle experience or those who need a change of pace. Various props will be used for a safe practice and class will end in deep relaxation.  Those with medical conditions, please check with your physician if you have any concerns about attending yoga.Please bring a mat, yoga block and water.  You may also bring a towel or blanket to assist your practice.  Instructor Barbara Cavanaugh AAAI-ISMA certified*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.* Need yoga equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Tuesday May 18, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Tues)
Take time for yourself and calm your mind, body, and spirit in a low-impact environment for all fitness levels.  Emphasis on fluid movement and a full, pain-free range of motion that is specifically designed to manage stress will wash your anxiety away, while developing muscle tone, building bone density, and improving your balance and flexibility.  Our Tuesday class is appropriate for those with some exposure to Tai Chi, the Thursday class provides an introduction geared toward beginners.Instructor: E. Story Biddle, certified Tai Chi instructor.Want to practice your Tai Chi moves at home?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soundtrack here! Tai Chi - The Gateway to Active Seniors
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tai Chi - Tai Chi (Tues/Thurs) 10 Classes
Take time for yourself and calm your mind, body, and spirit in a low-impact environment for all fitness levels.  Emphasis on fluid movement and a full, pain-free range of motion that is specifically designed to manage stress will wash your anxiety away, while developing muscle tone, building bone density, and improving your balance and flexibility.  Our Tuesday class is appropriate for those with some exposure to Tai Chi, the Thursday class provides an introduction geared toward beginners.Instructor: E. Story Biddle, certified Tai Chi instructor.Want to practice your Tai Chi moves at home?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soundtrack here! Tai Chi - The Gateway to Active Seniors
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Archery - Intermediate Archery I - Intermediate Archery I 5 Weeks TUES
(ages 6 -12, ages 13-17)We believe any student can learn how to shoot a bow accurately, no matter their age, level of experience, or physical stature.  No matter where you start, there will come a point where you have mastered the basic fundamentals, and begin looking for the next step.  Intermediate I is that step.  In this course, we'll be looking at different skills and form mechanics that will make your bow work well for you.  Sign up today, and begin refining your technique.  Archers must have participated in Exploring Archery or have prior Archery experience.Safety Protocols and Procedures1.  Each participant will get a bow and 3 arrows to be used during class, which will be the same bow they use for each day2.  Bow and arrows will be sanitized after each class3.  Participants and Instructors will wear masks at all times.4.  Participants should bring a water bottle and wear closed toed shoes.Northampton Township Parks and Recreation has partnered with Newtown Township Parks and Recreation  to offer YOU new Virtual and In-Person classes.  Even though many classes take place in Newtown, Northampton Residents still pay the resident rate when registering through the Northampton Parks and Recreation website.  This great offer won't last forever, so make sure to Register Today!
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Archery - Exploring Archery - Exploring Archery 4PM 5 Weeks TUES
(ages 6 -12, ages 13-17)Archery is a universal, lifetime sport...anyone can do it!  It builds upper body and core strength, along with balance and hand-eye coordination.  Archery develops strong problem-solving skills, focus, determination and patience!  "Exploring Archery" will introduce you to the sport of archery.  All equipment, including bows, arrows (safe tip), quivers, targets, safety netting and cones will be provided.  This 5 or 6-week program will help students practice precision and proper form, while promoting the joy and fulfillment that archery can bring!  Each week is a new and exciting lesson plan.  Students can develop at their own pace in a safe and fun environment!  Taught by certified, experienced instructors from Shooting Star Archery Academy.Safety Protocols and Procedures1.  Each participant will get a bow and 3 arrows to be used during class, which will be the same bow they use for each day2.  Bow and arrows will be sanitized after each class3.  Participants and Instructors will wear masks at all times.4.  Participants should bring a water bottle and wear closed toed shoes.Northampton Township Parks and Recreation has partnered with Newtown Township Parks and Recreation  to offer YOU new Virtual and In-Person classes.  Even though many classes take place in Newtown, Northampton Residents still pay the resident rate when registering through the Northampton Parks and Recreation website.  This great offer won't last forever, so make sure to Register Today!
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Archery - Exploring Archery - Exploring Archery 5PM 5 Weeks TUES
(ages 6 -12, ages 13-17)Archery is a universal, lifetime sport...anyone can do it!  It builds upper body and core strength, along with balance and hand-eye coordination.  Archery develops strong problem-solving skills, focus, determination and patience!  "Exploring Archery" will introduce you to the sport of archery.  All equipment, including bows, arrows (safe tip), quivers, targets, safety netting and cones will be provided.  This 5 or 6-week program will help students practice precision and proper form, while promoting the joy and fulfillment that archery can bring!  Each week is a new and exciting lesson plan.  Students can develop at their own pace in a safe and fun environment!  Taught by certified, experienced instructors from Shooting Star Archery Academy.Safety Protocols and Procedures1.  Each participant will get a bow and 3 arrows to be used during class, which will be the same bow they use for each day2.  Bow and arrows will be sanitized after each class3.  Participants and Instructors will wear masks at all times.4.  Participants should bring a water bottle and wear closed toed shoes.Northampton Township Parks and Recreation has partnered with Newtown Township Parks and Recreation  to offer YOU new Virtual and In-Person classes.  Even though many classes take place in Newtown, Northampton Residents still pay the resident rate when registering through the Northampton Parks and Recreation website.  This great offer won't last forever, so make sure to Register Today!
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    Zumba - Zumba Fitness
Experience one exhilarating hour of caloric-burning, heart-racing, muscle-pumping, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life! The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor and international zest into the mix and you've got ZUMBA – a fitness party! Why Zumba? It’s the best party around. *We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Want to practice Zumba at home?  Support Parks and Rec and get the soundtrack to the party that never stops!
 
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM    Karate - Northampton Shotokan Karate - Northampton Shotokan Karate - Beginners
*Class is offered both In Person or Virtually*Northampton Shotokan is committed to keeping children active and engagedduring this challenging time! Join Sensei Andrew Spivack at-home virtually or in-person at the Rec Center as he teaches traditional Japanese karate. The Shotokan program is dedicated to developing healthy bodies, sound minds, and self-esteem, all balanced with a deep respect for others. The Northampton Shotokan Karate club will directly support the growth of your child through a variety of classes, progressive challenges and individualized instruction. Help your child protect themselves mentally and physically, register today!There are no contracts to sign and there are no hidden fees.  All classes are 5 weeks long unless otherwise marked.  For more information on the karate program, please email Sensei Spivack at northamptonshotokan@comcast.net.Beginner = New StudentsAdvanced Beginner = Returning StudentsNeed new Karate gear?  Support Parks and Rec and click on the link below!
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Pickleball - Pickleball Clinic TUES OUTDOORS
Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the nation...and now it's here in Northampton!  This mini-tennis game is a mix of tennis, badminton and ping pong for two to four players.  It's easy to learn and fun for all ages!  If you are interested in trying something new, fun and social, and/or enjoy a workout, this is the sport for you!Pickleball Benefits Older Adults - CLICK HEREPickleball Clinic -  Learn the fundamentals of pickleball including game rules, scoring and basic strategies to give you the tools you need to enjoy the game, with both practice and play each week.  Intended for beginners and players new to the sport.  Paddles and balls will be supplied.  Pre-registration required.  No drop-ins permitted.  Open Play -  Play pickleball with friends or make new ones.  Teams are assigned on site and players will be separated based on skill level to play a best out-of-three round game.  Intended for more advanced players or those that do not need instruction.Want your own paddle?  Support Parks and Rec and click on the link below!
 
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM    Karate - Northampton Shotokan Karate - Northampton Shotokan Karate - Adv. Beginners
*Class is offered both In Person or Virtually*Northampton Shotokan is committed to keeping children active and engagedduring this challenging time! Join Sensei Andrew Spivack at-home virtually or in-person at the Rec Center as he teaches traditional Japanese karate. The Shotokan program is dedicated to developing healthy bodies, sound minds, and self-esteem, all balanced with a deep respect for others. The Northampton Shotokan Karate club will directly support the growth of your child through a variety of classes, progressive challenges and individualized instruction. Help your child protect themselves mentally and physically, register today!There are no contracts to sign and there are no hidden fees.  All classes are 5 weeks long unless otherwise marked.  For more information on the karate program, please email Sensei Spivack at northamptonshotokan@comcast.net.Beginner = New StudentsAdvanced Beginner = Returning StudentsNeed new Karate gear?  Support Parks and Rec and click on the link below!
 
7:45 PM - 9:45 PM    Volleyball - Intermediate Adult - Intermediate Adult - Coed Volleyball (Tues)
Do you love volleyball?  Looking for a little healthy competition?  This very popular, highly competitive recreational league is a great fit for men and women ready to serve up a great game!  Players have a moderate to intermediate skill level.  If you think you can keep up, don't wait...register today!Tuesday Coordinators:  Mike and Michelle DevittIntermediate:  A Good player who knows and attempts to use proper technique when passing, setting, attacking, blocking and defending; however, is inconsistent with successfully executing the skills. Functions as part of a team providing support of the ball and effective transitioning. All programs are co-ed. The net height for the intermediate program is 7’ 11 5/8". Need volleyball equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
Wednesday May 19, 2021
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM    Dance - Little Stars Dance - Little Stars Dance
Are you wondering if dance is right for your preschooler?  Or are you just looking for a class for your child to move and have fun?  Look no further!  Little Stars Dance is the perfect introduction to creative dance and basic tumbling through strength training.  Join us!  We can't wait to start dancing!Instructor: Kelli RobbinsFamily discounts do not apply.Need dance shoes? Support Parks and Rec and get your shoes here!
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Tae Kwon Do and Jiu Jitsu - Tae Kwon Do & Jiu Jitsu
Tae Kwon Do & Jiu Jitsu - The benefits of Tae Kwon Do instruction are endless!  Participants learn and develop all of the techniques for defense including: kicking, punching, blocking, grappling, and proper falls.  Offered at the Recreation Center for over 25 years, Sensei John McDonald helps his students learn discipline, respect, self control and gain confidence - all while getting a great workout!Instructor: John McDonald is currently a 4th degree black belt with vast years of experience. Participants tested for the appropriate level of training for Tae Kwon Do class.Need new equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Junior (Ages 7-16) - Junior Tennis (Wednesday OUTDOORS) 5 WEEKS
Looking for a great place for your junior to start or brush up on tennis basics and advance further?  Juniors will improve hand-eye coordination and agility, perform racquet-handling skills, and become familiar with the tennis court.  Instructors zero in on building a strong foundation through basic strokes and fun games associated with tennis.  Match play is introduced, instructors will meet your junior player at their ability level to foster their growth and love of the game.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Racquets will be available during instruction.Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-6) - Pee Wee OUTDOORS (Wednesday) 5 WEEKS
Introduce tennis to your 4-6 year old with a fun and exciting approach!  Your up-and-coming tennis player will develop hand-eye coordination along with movement skills.  Participants will grow comfortable with equipment and learn the parts of the tennis court.  Basic tennis fundamentals and shots are taught through lots of tennis-like games!  Racquets available during instruction.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Family discounts apply after the first family member participating in the same class. Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga - Yoga for Beginners (LEVEL 2) - Yoga Beginners Level 2
Ready to take your Yoga game to the next level?  Move beyond Level I!  Level II is perfect for beginners or experienced practitioners who would like to slow down their practice and get back to basics.  Participants will practice transitioning from the floor to standing in a slow, practiced flow.  Standing, balance, and seated posture variations will be introduced with modifications offered.  An emphasis is placed on fostering awareness of the mind-body connections.  Class will end in deep relaxation, leaving you calm and energized.  Bring a mat, towel, and water.This class is not a substitute for prenatal yoga class and is not appropriate for those "expecting".Instructor: Maria Campbell, Yoga Alliance, RYT 500*We will not be using drop in or punch cards as we need everyone to register so we have an accurate class roster in case we need contact tracing.*Need Yoga Equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM    Super Soccer Stars WEDNESDAY PM - Super Soccer Stars (ages 6-10 WED)
Super Soccer Stars (ages 6-10)At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Through the use of fun and ready-for action games and challenges, each player will learn the characteristics to become a successful soccer player.  Whether a soccer novice, or looking to develop advanced skills, Super Soccer Stars is the place to be!  *Shin guards recommended*  *Please bring your own soccer ball.*   Need a soccer ball?  Support Parks and Rec and get your soccer supplies here!
 
Thursday May 20, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
Friday May 21, 2021
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Susan Bowman Tennis Court Use
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Junior (Ages 7-16) - Junior Tennis (Friday OUTDOORS) 5 WEEKS
Looking for a great place for your junior to start or brush up on tennis basics and advance further?  Juniors will improve hand-eye coordination and agility, perform racquet-handling skills, and become familiar with the tennis court.  Instructors zero in on building a strong foundation through basic strokes and fun games associated with tennis.  Match play is introduced, instructors will meet your junior player at their ability level to foster their growth and love of the game.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Racquets will be available during instruction.Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-6) - Pee Wee OUTDOORS (Friday) 5 WEEKS
Introduce tennis to your 4-6 year old with a fun and exciting approach!  Your up-and-coming tennis player will develop hand-eye coordination along with movement skills.  Participants will grow comfortable with equipment and learn the parts of the tennis court.  Basic tennis fundamentals and shots are taught through lots of tennis-like games!  Racquets available during instruction.Tennis moves indoors during inclement weather and during the Winter Season.Family discounts apply after the first family member participating in the same class. Parking is available behind the Recreation Center.Need tennis equipment for class?  Support Parks and Rec and get your equipment here!