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Garden City Recreation Department News: April 10, 2012

2012 Garden City Pool Applications Now Available

Get a head start on the summer. 2012 Garden City Pool applications have been sent to all residents! Check out the splash, see all the great events planned, and join us for another summer of Fun in the Sun at the GC Pool. If you did not receive your application, please visit the website at www.gardencityrecreation.org or visit the administrative office at 108 Rockaway Ave.

Please note: Swim lesson registration form was inadvertently left out of the mailing. If you need this form, you may download it from our website or visit our office for a copy. You can also make your own by listing your child’s name, address, phone number, birth date, grade he/she will be entering in September and the session and class code for which you are registering with a first and second choice. Mail all information with full payment of $15 for each child with your pool application. A separate $15 check must be enclosed for each child. Please make all checks payable to the “Inc. Village of Garden City.”

In case of inclement weather, the recreation department’s website will be updated to show program cancellations. Please visit the website at www.gardencityrecrea tion.org to see if any event is canceled or postponed due to the elements.

2012 Evening Adult Tennis Lessons

The Garden City Recreation Department will conduct evening tennis lessons for adults who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City at the Community Park Tennis Facility. The lessons will run for one hour each week in three sessions during the spring/summer months. The registrant has a choice of a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday class and a choice of time. There will be a maximum of four players per court.  The dates and fees will be as follows:

Session 1: 6 weeks beginning May 7         Cost: $150
Session 2: 4 weeks beginning July 9         Cost: $100
Session 3: 4 weeks beginning August 6    Cost: $100

To register for any session, please visit the Recreation’s Administrative Offices at 108 Rockaway Ave. by April 25. Payment must accompany each registration. Separate checks for each session please!

2012 Garden City Recreation Spring Children’s Tennis Lessons

The Garden City Recreation Department’s Tennis Center is pleased to announce the start of registration for its spring program! Our Spring Tennis classes are offered to Garden City residents ages 4 through 11 years old. All classes will begin the week of Monday, April 30 and run for six weeks. The schedule and fees for this year’s youth classes are as follows (all classes are 55 minutes long):

Mondays

3 p.m.     Tots (beginner lessons for ages 4 – 5) $90
4 p.m.     Pee Wee (beginner lessons for ages 5-6) $90
4 p.m.     Tots (beginner lessons for ages 4-5) $90
5 p.m.     Novice (advanced lessons for ages 6-7) $130
5 p.m.     Junior (beginner lessons for ages 8-10) $140

Tuesdays

3 p.m.    Tots $90
4 p.m.    Tots $90
4 p.m.    Novice $130
5 p.m.    Pee Wee $90
5 p.m.    Junior $140

Wednesdays

3 p.m.    Tots $90
4 p.m.    Pee Wee $90
4 p.m.    Tots $90
5 p.m.    Novice $130
5 p.m.    Junior $140

Thursday

4 p.m.    Tots $90
4 p.m.    Novice $130       
5 p.m.    Pee Wee $90
5 p.m.    Junior $140

Please make selections carefully as fees are not returnable.

Please visit our Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue to register.

Registration for Recreation Summer Camps Begins

The Garden City Recreation Department is pleased to announce the start of mail in registration of its camps for this summer. With more than 20 camps to choose from, our department offers something for every child ages 3 to 14. A full brochure of our offerings and registration forms will be available on our website at www.gardencityrecreation.org, in our office at 108 Rockaway Ave., in St. Paul’s Cluett Hall and in the Community Park Tennis Hut.   

Please note that “grade” listed refers to the grade the child is entering. The child must be the age listed by the start of the camp and a resident of the Village of Garden City in order to attend.  Again, registration will accepted by mail only.

Miniature Golf Course at Community Park

Opened now for the season. Affordable family fun is right around the corner, so don’t forget to visit our state of the art miniature golf course.  Our beautiful 18-hole course is located behind the Garden City Pool and is filled with challenges galore that will delight mini-golfers of all ages. We also offer party packages for birthdays or other occasions.  Please call Garden City Community Park at 483-2525 for party planning.  

The price for a round of mini golf is as follows:

Resident Adult (12 and up) $5
Resident Child (under 12) $3
Resident Senior (65 or over) $3
Nonresident Adult (12 and up) $6
Nonresident Child (under 12) $4

Our hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Come down and try a round!