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Garden City Recreation And Parks Department News: September 18, 2012

Schools Out. Mini-Fall Camps

Let the kids have a few last days off camp fun. The Village of Garden City Recreation Department in conjunction with U.S. Sports Institute are offering two mini-multisports camps. Learn to play 10 different sports from around the world in two fun-packed days. Including soccer, basketball, baseball, flag football. This is the only sports camp dedicated to the truly sports-minded youngster. For more details or to register please visit U.S. Sport’s Institute’s website at www.ussportsinstitute.com or visit the recreation office at 108 Rockaway Ave.

Limited space available, don’t delay register today. Indoor gym available in case of rain.

Option 2: September 26 Ages 5-14

9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $39
1-4 p.m. $35
9 a.m.-4 p.m. $49

Please make checks payable to “U.S. Sports Institute.”

Dance Conservatory Registration Begins

The Garden City Recreation Department’s Dance Conservatory Program is pleased to announce the start of registration for its upcoming 2012-13 season. Director Felicia Lovaglio, along with Mary Searson and the rest of her staff, are excited to start off another fantastic year. The Dance Conservatory offers classes to Garden City residents ages 3 through adult which are non-performance based. Age is determined by the start date of the desired class. The schedule and fees for this year’s youth classes are as follows (all classes are 55 minutes long unless otherwise noted):

Note: Participants MUST be the required age by the start of the program in order to register. Each class will meet for 25 weeks at a cost of $225. Classes will begin the week of Sept. 24.

Please make selections carefully as fees are not refundable.

To register: by mail only, no walk-in registrations will be accepted until September 18. The Dance Conservatory cannot be held responsible for delays in the mail. To register, pick up an application at the recreation office at 108 Rockaway Ave or on at www.gardencityrecreation.org. You can also make your own application by listing your child’s name, address, phone number, birth date, grade he/she will be entering in September and the session and classes for which you are registering with a first and second choice. Mail all information with full payment to the Garden City Recreation Department at 108 Rockaway Ave. Please make all checks payable to the “Inc. Village of Garden City.”

Mondays

10:45 a.m.  Creative Movement for 3 to 5-year-olds Code CMM

Noon          Ballet/Hip hop for 4 and 5-year-olds Code BJM12

1:15 p.m.    Ballet/Hip hop for 4 and 5-year-olds Code BJM1

3:45 p.m.    Hip hop for k-1st grades Code HHJM

4:45 p.m.    Ballet/Tap for 2nd-3rd Grades Code BTM5

5:45 p.m.    Ballet/Tap for 4th-5th grades Code BTM6

Tuesdays

11:30 a.m.  Creative Movement for 3 to 5-year-olds Code CMT

1:45 p.m.    Ballet/Jazz for 4 and 5-year-olds Code BJT1

3:45 p.m.    Ballet/Tap for k-1st grades Code BTt3

4:45 p.m.    Ballet/Hip hop for 2nd-3rd grades Code BJT4

5:45 p.m.    Ballet/Tap for 4th-5th grades Code BTT5

6:45 p.m.    Baller/Tap for 6th grade and up Code BTT6

Wednesdays

1:15 p.m.    Creative Movement for 3 to 5 year-olds Code CMW

2:30 p.m.    Ballet/Tap for 4 and 5-year-olds Code BTW

3:45 p.m.    Ballet/Hip hop for k-1st grades Code BJW3

4:45 p.m.    Ballet/Tap for 2nd-3rd grades Code BTW

5:45 p.m.    Cont. Dance for 4th-5th grades Code CDW

6:45 p.m.    Ballet/Hip hop for 6th grade and up Code BJW6

Thursdays

11 a.m.       Ballet/Hip hop for 4 and 5-year-olds Code BJTH

1:45 p.m.    Ballet/Tap for 4 and 5-year-olds Code BTTH1

3:45 p.m.    Ballet/Tap for k-1st grades Code BTTH3

4:45 p.m.    Hip hop for 2nd-3rd grades Code HHJTH4

5:45 p.m.    Hip hop for 4th-5th grades Code HHJTH5

6:45 p.m.    Hip hop for 6th grade and up Code HHJTH6

Fridays

1:15 p.m. Creative Movement for 3 to 5-year-olds Code CMF

2:30 p.m. Ballet/Tap for 4 and 5-year-olds Code BTF2

3:45 p.m. Ballet/Hip hop for k-1st grades Code BJF

4:45 p.m. Ballet/Tap for 2nd-3rd grades Code BTF4

6:45 p.m. Cont. Dance for 6th-grade and up Code CDF

Saturdays

11 a.m. Creative Movement for 3 to 5-year-olds Code CMS

Noon    Tap for sixth grade and up Code TS

1 p.m.   Hip hop for sixth grade and up Code HHS

Zumba Classes Registration Begins

Get in shape by “dancing” your way to your goal by joining the recreation center’s Zumba classes, taught by dance director Felicia Lovaglio. Each 45-minute class offers body movement to great music giving the participant a fun workout. These zumba classes are offered to adults who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City according to the following schedule:

Mondays 7:45 p.m.
Thursdays 9:15 p.m.
Saturdays 9:15 p.m.

Each day is offered in a 14-week session at a cost of $125. To register, visit the recreation office at 108 Rockaway Ave.

We Need Your Help

In order to better serve patrons, the recreation department is updating its computer system. Please take the time to fill out a family info questionnaire. The questionnaire can be found at the administrative office, at Community Park, and at the pool. Please return all forms to the office at 108 Rockaway Ave. Your assistance will greatly help the recreation department provide its patrons with improved service.