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Garden City Recreation Department News: September 17, 2010

Friday, 17 September 2010 00:00
Childrens’ Yoga Classes to Begin

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

The course schedule is as follows:

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

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

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

 

Town Honors Coach Brian and the Adelphi Lacrosse Team

Friday, 10 September 2010 00:00
Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray (left) commended Coach Brian and the Adelphi Lacrosse Team on their wholehearted commitment to athletic excellence and good sportsmanship at the 2010 Town of Hempstead Lacrosse Academy Clinic for boys and girls ages 7 – 15, which was held at Rath Park in Franklin Square. The popular and highly successful Town of Hempstead Lacrosse Academy is in its 6th anniversary season.
 

Garden City Recreation Department News: September 10, 2010

Friday, 10 September 2010 00:00
Roller Hockey Registration Begins

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

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

 

Throwing First Pitch at Community Park

Friday, 03 September 2010 00:00

Town of Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla attends the “Throwing First Pitch — Garden City Baseball,” at the Community Park in Garden City on Aug. 14. Pictured Town Clerk Mark Bonilla is pictured with the members of the Garden City Bombers, and their coach, Joe Mohen.

 

Garden City Recreation Department News: September 3, 2010

Friday, 03 September 2010 00:00
Last Week for Amusement Park Tickets

The very popular ticket sale for amusement parks in the tri-state area is winding down. Access to tickets is available until Friday, Sept. 3. Tickets are discounted from the gate price of each park and are an amazing value. Call 465-4075 for information or visit the office at 108 Rockaway Ave.

Children’s Tennis Lessons

The Recreation Department will offer tennis lessons to children ages 4 to 18 at the Community Park Tennis Center. The lesson program will start in late September and run through December.

Registration will begin Sept. 10, by mail only. All dates and prices will be listed in an upcoming article or on the website on Sept. 10. Here is a description of the classes offered and the days/times of each level:

 

Garden City’s William Slattery Scores in Sprint for The Feinstein Institute

Friday, 27 August 2010 00:00

Congratulations to 17-year-old William Slattery of Garden City, who scored as the second finisher overall in Aug. 14 Sands Point Preserve Sprint for the Feinstein Institute 5 Kilometer Run.

Slattery, who finished first overall in the 2009 edition of the Run, tried valiantly to stay with ultimate winner Joe Morris of Farmingdale, but held fast to second place. Morris finished in 17 minutes 14 seconds, and Slattery was only 8 seconds behind him in 17:22.

 

Garden City Recreation Department News: August 27, 2010

Friday, 27 August 2010 00:00
Children’s Tennis Lessons for the Fall

The Recreation Department will offer tennis lessons to children ages 4 to 18 at the Community Park Tennis Center. The lesson program will start in late September and run through December.

Registration will begin Sept. 10, by mail only. All dates and prices will be listed in an upcoming article or on the website on Sept. 10. Here is a description of the classes offered and the days/times of each level:

Tots Tennis (ages 4 to 5) Tuesday or Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

Pee Wee Tennis (ages 5 to 7 years)

The major goal of this program is to introduce young children into the ‘fun and rewarding world’ of tennis. The equipment and size of the playing area are tailored down to a comfortable size for young children. Emphasis is placed on learning basic movement and striking skills. Rackets are provided at this level only. This program is offered on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday at 3:30 or 4:30 p.m.; Friday at 3:30 p.m.; and Saturday at 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m.

 

Garden City Coach Honored With Rising Star Award

Friday, 20 August 2010 00:00

Garden City Varsity Girls’ Track and Field Coach Erica Fregosi, pictured with Board of Education Trustee Angela Heineman and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Feirsen, was named as the NSSF 2010 Rising Star Coach of the Year. Herself an All-State pentathlete and five-year letter winner in indoor and outdoor track while at Massapequa High School, Erica went on to be a three-year letter winner at Lehigh University, and was a Patriot League medalist in the high jump. Erica began coaching in Garden City in 2003 and has led her teams to six conference titles, four county titles, and two state championships. Congratulations to Coach Erica Fregosi for her recent award and her outstanding leadership and tutelage of Garden City’s Varsity Girls’ Track and Field Team.

 

Garden City Recreation Department News: August 20, 2010

Friday, 20 August 2010 00:00

Children’s Tennis for the Fall, Description and Schedule

The Recreation Department will offer tennis lessons to children ages 4–18 at the Community Park Tennis Center.  The lesson program will start in late September and run through December.  

Registration will begin in early Sept. 10, by mail only. All dates and prices will be listed in an upcoming article or on our website on Sept.10. Here is a description of the classes offered and the Days/Times of each level:

Tots Tennis (ages 4 to 5) Tuesday or Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

Pee Wee Tennis (ages 5 to 7 years)

 

Garden City Teens Attend Hofstra Sportscasting Institute

Friday, 13 August 2010 00:00

Garden City residents Cari Costa and Alexander DeMarchena attended Hofstra University Continuing Education’s Teen Sportscasting Institute, which celebrates its 10th Anniversary this summer. The Institute offers students the opportunity to learn from well-known sportscasters, including Len Berman and Mike Breen. The program is directed by Ed Ingles, a veteran sportscaster who spent 25 years with WCBS radio and is now a professional-in-residence at Hofstra University’s School of Communication.

 

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