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Garden City Recreation Department News

New Children’s Tennis Session
The Recreation Department’s Winter Session of tennis lessons for children began the week of January 4. Registration for this session began in November, but there is still room in the following classes:
Pee Wee: Ages 5 to 7 in Kindergarten or above
Monday 3:30 to 4:25 p.m., Code PWM3, $162.50
Wednesday 4:30 to 5:25 p.m., Code PWW4, $187.50
Thursday 3:30 to 4:25 p.m., Code PWTH, $187.50
Friday 3:30 to 4:25 p.m., Code PWF, $187.50
Saturday 11:30 to 12:25 p.m., Code PWS11, $162.50
Saturday 12:30 to 1:25 p.m., Code PWS12, $162.50
Saturday 1:30 to 2:25 p.m., Code PWS1, $162.50

Novice: Ages 6 to 7 who have attended two or more Pee Wee sessions
Monday 5:30 to 6:25 p.m., Code NVM, $227.50
Wednesday 3:30 to 4:25 p.m., Code NVW3, $262.50
Wednesday 4:30 to 5:25 p.m., Code NVW4, $262.50
Thursday 3:30 to 4:25 p.m., Code NVTH3, $262.50
Thursday 5:30 to 6:25 p.m., Code NVTH5, $262.50
Friday 3:30 to 4:25 p.m., Code NVF, $262.50
Saturday 12:30 to 1:25 p.m., Code NVS12, $227.50

Junior: Ages 8 to 11 who are beginners
Monday 3:30 to 4:25 p.m., Code JRM3, $260    
Monday 4:30 to 5:25 p.m., Code JRM4, $260
Tuesday 4:30 to 5:25 p.m., Code JRT, $300
Wednesday 3:30 to 4:25 p.m., Code JRW3, $300
Thursday 4:30 to 5:25 p.m., Code JRTH4, $300
Thursday 5:30 to 6:25 p.m., Code JRTH5, $300
Friday 4:30 to 5:25 p.m., Code JRF, $300
Saturday 10 to 10:55 a.m., Code JRS, $300
Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 12:25 p.m., Code JRS11, $260
Saturday 1:30 to 2:25 p.m., Code JRS1, $260

Junior Advanced: Ages 8 to 11 who are experienced
Monday 5:30 to 6:55 p.m., Code JRADM, $347
Tuesday 5:30 to 6:55 p.m., Code JRADT, $400
Wednesday 5:30 to 6:25 p.m., Code JRADW, $400
Saturday 2:30 to 1:55 a.m., Code JRADS, $347

Ultimate Workout: Drills for children who are experienced
Friday 5:30 to 6:55 p.m., Juniors ages 9 to 11, Code JUW2, $400
Friday 5:30 to 6:55 p.m., Seniors ages 12 and up, Code SUW2, $400

Senior Ages: Ages 12 and up who are beginners
Tuesday 5:30 to 6:25 p.m., Code SRTU, $300
Thursday 5:30 to 6:25 p.m., Code SRTH, $300
Friday 4:30 to 5:25 p.m., Code SRF, $300
Saturday 12:30 to 1:25 p.m., Code SRS. $260

Senior/Advanced: Ages 12 and up who are experienced
Monday 5:30 to 6:55 p.m., Code SRADM, $347
Tuesday 5:30 to 6:55 p.m., Code SRADT, $400
Wednesday 5:30 to 6:55 p.m., Code SRADW, $400
Saturday 11 a.m. to 12:25 p.m., Code SRADS, $347
If you are interested in registering visit the Recreation Administrative Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.
Registration for Swim Lessons at Adelphi

The Garden City Recreation Department will be conducting children’s swimming lessons for village residents at the Adelphi University Swimming Pool in Woodruff Hall on Saturday mornings. Children must be 6 years of age by the start of the program to participate. The classes will begin Saturday, Jan. 9. Classes are taught by Red Cross Certified Instructors. The cost is $50. To register, please mail this form and a check to the Recreation Department at 108 Rockaway Ave. Walk-in registrations will not be accepted until Jan. 6.
Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills.
Level 2 – For children who have taken a lesson but need to learn fundamental skills.
Level 3 – Will build on fundamental skills by providing guided practices.
Level 4 – Develops confidence in the strokes learned and improve other
aquatic skills.
Level 5 – Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes
Level 6P Personal Water Safety - For children who have passed level 5. Stresses survival floating, treading water, swimming in clothes, etc.
Level 6F Water Fitness – For children who have passed level 5. Sessions will cover learning training techniques, how to use fins, kickboards, pace, clock, etc.
The schedule, class-size and code numbers are as follows:

10 a.m.
Level 1, (10 maximum), Code 10-1
Level 4, (10 maximum), Code 10-4
Level 6F, (12 maximum), Code 10-6F

11 a.m.
Level 4, (10 maximum), Code 11-4
Level 5, (10 maximum), Code 11-5

12 p.m.
Level 2, (10 maximum), Code 12-2
Level 4, (10 maximum), Code 12-4
Level 5, (10 maximum), Code 12-5
Level 6P, (12 maximum), Code 12-6P

1 p.m.
Level 1, (10 maximum), Code 1-1
Level 3, (10 maximum), Code 1-3
Level 4, (10 maximum), Code 1-4
Level 5, (10 maximum), Code 1-5

Please make selections carefully as fees are not returnable. Registration can be done by mail and walk-in registrations are also allowed. The Recreation Department cannot be held responsible for delays in the mail. To register, pick up an application at the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave. You can also make your own by listing your child’s name, address, phone number, birth date, grade, and the session and classes for which you are registering. Mail all information with full payment to the Garden City Recreation Department at 108 Rockaway Avenue. Please make all checks payable to the “Inc. Village of Garden City.”

Children’s Indoor Instructional Tennis

The Recreation Department’s Winter Session of Children’s Tennis for ages 4-18 is quickly filling. These classes begin the week of Jan. 4 and run through April. Please visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue to register for any of our classes.

Interview Dates for Employment at Garden City Pool

The Garden City Pool is pleased to announce the dates for Pool Employment Interviews for the 2010 season. These interviews are open to people who are currently High School Seniors and older. All potential Pool Staff whether new or previously employed by the pool, must make an appointment for an interview. The interview date is Monday, Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Anyone who is interested in an interview is encouraged to call the Recreation Office at 465-4075 to schedule their appointment. Applications, which must be brought to the interview, are available in the Recreation Office.

Saturday Men’s Basketball for Residents

Saturday Men’s Basketball will resume on Saturday, Jan. 9.

Adult Programs in the Fieldhouse

The Recreation Adult Programs in the Field House is on the following schedule:
Mondays:
Mens’ Open Basketball 7:30-10 p.m.
Mens’ Over 40 Basketball 7:30-10 p.m.

Tuesdays:
Mens’ Over 30 Basketball 7:30-10 p.m.

Wednesdays:
Mens’ Open Basketball 7:30-10 p.m.
Mens’ Over 40 Basketball 7:30-10 p.m.

Thursdays:
Adult Volleyball 7:30-10 p.m.
Adult Soccer 8:30-10 p.m.

These programs are open to residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City who have graduated from high school. All programs listed are free of charge and strictly “pickup.” Any resident wishing to participate must show their license each week in addition to signing in. A non-resident guest may play but must be accompanied by a resident to enter.