Experiences Spring & Summer 2017
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Greenwood Children’s Center
Trips & Events
Infant, Toddler, Preschool
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Fall Youth Sports
For Your Information The Board of Park Commissioners sponsors the following organizations and programs. Sports Associations are independent associations that handle their own registration and league coordination with some LPRD assistance. Each Sponsored Association has a specific registration process. Please contact the individuals listed below for detailed information about their programs and registration. Longmeadow Youth Football Jeff Carterud at firstname.lastname@example.org www.longmeadowfootball.org Longmeadow Girls’ Lacrosse Mark Pinkowski at email@example.com Tim Kingston at firstname.lastname@example.org www.LGLAX.com. Longmeadow Baseball Association email@example.com www.longmeadowbaseball.org Longmeadow Softball Association Kim Gettens 413.754.3266 firstname.lastname@example.org www.longmeadowbaseballsoftball.org
Longmeadow Soccer Association Lynn Pantuosco 413.218.6857 email@example.com www.longmeadowsoccer.org Longmeadow Aquatic Club firstname.lastname@example.org Longmeadow Boys’ LAX Association Matt Landon 508.737.8255 email@example.com www.longmeadowlacrosse.com Longmeadow Youth Basketball Association Victor Oundjian firstname.lastname@example.org
Longmeadow Little League Association Steve Schiffman 413.374.7674 Schiff143@aol.com http://www.longmeadowlittleleague.org
General Information Office Locations Main Office: The Community House 735 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106 Hours: Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm Passport hours 9am-3pm Phone: 413.565.4160 Fax: 413.565.4165 Greenwood Office: Greenwood Children’s Center 231 Maple Rd, Longmeadow, MA 01106 Hours: Monday-Friday from 7am-6pm Phone: 413.565.4163 Fax: 413.565.4219 LPRD Hotline: 413.565.2255 Email: email@example.com Website: www.lprd.net Our Vision Passionate Professionals, Beautiful Parks, Exceptional Experiences Our Mission The Longmeadow Parks and Recreation Department, operating under the advisement of the Board of Park Commissioners, is dedicated to developing and maintaining beautiful, safe and environmentally friendly open spaces for the public to use and enjoy. Through affordable, comprehensive and exceptional experiences, we build a sense of community, enrich people’s lives and contribute to total development of the individual, family, and the Longmeadow community. We strive to meet the needs of our customers and residents and the needs of the Town of Longmeadow through activities and parks that are representative of the best practices of our profession. Board of Park Commissioners The Longmeadow Park Commissioners are appointed volunteers whose charge is to set policy of all Town Parks and Recreation activities. Dave Horowitz, Chair Margaret Rakas, Vice Chair James Jones, Commissioner Jim Russell, Commissioner Jeff Rintoul, Commissioner Department Staff Bari Jarvis, M ED, Director Cristina Judd, BA, Assistant Director Marisa O’Brien, BS, Administrative Assistant Marina Blanusa, Director of Child Care Kelly Zieba, BA MCOM , Director of School Age Services Sponsorship Opportunities Businesses in Longmeadow and the neighboring areas are finding that they can demonstrate their commitment to our community and promote their services or products through the official Longmeadow Parks and Recreation Department Sponsorship Program. The opportunities available include advertising in the LPRD seasonal brochure, sponsoring an event or program, contributing in-kind services, and/or making a donation. Call today for your Sponsorship Package.
ADA The Longmeadow Parks and Recreation Department complies with the American Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibiting discrimination on the basis of disability. ADA requires that recreation programs must be implemented in the most integrated setting possible, appropriate for each individual. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Longmeadow Parks and Recreation Department regarding any accommodations needed to assist with participation in and the enjoyment of any program or special event. If you have any questions, please call 413.565.4160. On the web - www.lprd.net If you ever needed to know when a class was being offered, needed a form or wanted to sign up for your next recreational opportunity, now you can do all this and more on the web. We encourage you to take advantage of this great service. Registrations and payments are secure and encrypted guarding your personal information. Cancellation Information Information Hotline - Call 413.565.2255 for up to the minute cancellation and event information. Programs held at schools will be cancelled when school is cancelled. Facility Rentals Community House Facility Rental Are you looking for a convenient space for a lecture, an anniversary celebration, etc.? The Longmeadow Community House will seat up to 200 people auditorium style or 150 for a sit down dinner. Rentals are on a first come, first served basis. Call 413.565.4160 for more information or go to www.lprd.net. Park Rules A complete listing of the Park Rules is available at each Park, on-line at www.lprd.net and at the Parks and Recreation office. Park Permits Park Permit Forms can be obtained at the Parks and Recreation Department office or on the web at www.lprd.net. Program Registration Initial Registration for Programs begins when you receive this brochure, unless otherwise noted in the program description. All registrations are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis until the program maximum or established deadline. Use the activity numbers listed under program description and to search online for registration. Registration can be done at www.lprd.net, in person at the Community House or a completed registration form can be faxed or mailed in to the Community House with payment included. Payments are due in full at the time of registration and can be made by check made payable to LPRD, cash or credit card. NOTE: there is a $10 fee added to all non-resident registrations. Refund Policy No refunds will be given after the program registration deadline or start of the program. A $25 processing fee will be deducted for any refund.
Fee Assistance The Longmeadow Parks and Recreation Department’s programs, classes and special events are available to all residents regardless Advertisements Advertisement in this publication does not express or imply the of economic status. We provide fee assistance for qualified endorsement of a business or its products and services by the residents and a confidential application is available in our office or on the web at: www.lprd.net. Longmeadow Parks and Recreation Department.
Greenwood Children’s Center, Daycare & School Age Programs Licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care 231 Maple Road, Longmeadow, MA 01106
School Age Programs, Early Risers, After School Greenwood Extended Day and Daycare Programs have achieved a Level 2 rating by the Department of Early Education and Care’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS). QRIS is a method to assess, improve and communicate the level of quality in early education & care and after-school settings. We are proud to offer our participants such a level of service.
Early Risers Before School Program, Grades K-5
After School Program, Grades K-5
The Early Risers Program is offered at Wolf Swamp, Blueberry Hill and Center Schools each morning beginning at 7:15am until the start of the school day.
Transportation is provided from Longmeadow Public Schools at 2:45pm to Greenwood Center until 6pm. Registration is accepted for the following:
1 day per week $74/monthly 2 days per week $83/monthly 3 days per week $102/monthly 4 days per week $126/monthly 5 days per week $148/monthly Drop in service fee: $20 per block Delayed Openings: $20 per day for extra hours and transportation $35 Registration fee *25% Sibling discount
1 day per week $179/monthly 2 days per week $269/monthly 3 days per week $298/monthly 4 days per week $355/monthly 5 days per week $382/monthly Drop in service fee: $47 for the first 3 hour block, $15 for each additional block plus transportation fee of $3 per day $35 registration fee *25% Sibling discount
Contact Marina Blanusa, Director of Childcare at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kelly Zieba, Director of School Age Services at email@example.com or 565.4163 to set up a tour or for additional information!
Daycare Program Infants - One month to 15 months, $333/week Toddlers– 15 months to 2.9 years, $315/week Preschoolers– 2.10 years to Kindergarten, $254/week Part time options available
Happy -Confident -Play - Learn Be Ready For Kindergarten… Learn Through Play Curriculum Social Development Kindergarten Readiness Skills Thematic Units Phonological Awareness Letter & Number Recognition STEM Program, Science & Technology Lab Greenwood Children’s Center is proud of our highly talented and dedicated teachers! Miss Carly- Since 2001 Miss Brittany Since 2010 Miss Ellissa Since 2017
Miss Karen– Since 2008 Miss Kaitlin– Since 2009 Miss Amber since 2016
Trips & Events Springtime in New York City Trip Enjoy a day in the Big Apple, plan the day to your liking to include shopping, visiting a museum or seeing a show! Stops will be along 5th Ave TBD by the driver the day of the trip. Wednesday, April 19th #6103.301 Depart from Greenwood at 7am; return at 10:30pm Fee: $59 per person
Spread Your Wings and ROAR! Art-ventures with Let’s Gogh Art, Grades K-4, Center School Cafeteria This all new Art-rageous program is truly like a trip to the zoo. Design stuffed teddy bears, create squirrel paintings on canvas and sculpt clay peacocks with zany feathers. Color real rubber duckies, make wooden animal puzzles and even travel back in time to paint dancing dinosaurs with watercolors. We’ll also stop at the zoo food court to create mixed media sandwich collages, and visit the gift shop to design sticker resist t-shirts, make cardboard mustache masks, and build wacky mix-and-match character blocks. Art-explorers experience painting, drawing, sculpting, fabric design, collage and more. A trip to the zoo that you’ll Infant, Toddler & Preschool never forget! Art-explorers bring home exciting handmade souvenirs each week. Musical Notes, Infants, Toddlers & Preschoolers , Greenwood Center Tuesdays, 2:45-4pm #2125.212 Did you know that music can increase a child’s emotional intelligence, creativity Apr 4– May 30 (No 4/18) and social skills? Clap your hands, tap your feet and sing along with Jon O’Neill $104 as he combines songs with dance and musical instruments! Spring Tennis Lessons, Ages 6-10, Blinn Tennis Courts Infant Classes, newborns thru 24 months Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to serve, hit the tennis ball and Tuesdays, 10-10:30am volley while learning the fundamentals of the game of tennis. Participants should Apr 11-May 23 (No 4/18) #2102.203 bring their own racquets if they have one. Instructor is Peter Bradshaw. Toddler Classes, 24 months thru 4 years Tuesdays, 10:30-11:15am Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-4:30pm #5114.101 Apr 11-May 23 (No 4/18) #2103.203 May 2-Jun 1 $72 per child or $100 per family $60 Karate-Shotokan Style , Ages 5-13, Olde Town Hall Shotokan Karate-Do (SKIF System) is a traditional Japanese martial art. The study of karate is an inner search for growth and self-discipline, which encompasses many ideals. Students will be trained in the basic exercises involving punching, blocking, kicking, stances, forms, sparring, and self-defense. A white karate uniform is required and can be ordered through your instructor Jim Shea, a Longmeadow resident who has been teaching karate for over 30 years. Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm May 2-Jun 15 #4100.301 Youth Programs Tuesdays Only Sculpture and Me , Grades 2-5, Wolf Swamp School Jul 11-Aug 22 #2130.302 Children will create sculptures, abstract and representational 3D forms, using $70 traditional and unexpected materials. Using sculpture wire to create armatures and paper-mache to create surfaces that will be painted to make mobiles and/or Youth Track Program, Ages 7-14, LHS Track standing sculptures. Students will also make ceramic sculptures using clay and Youth will be placed on teams and participate in a series of track and field meets glazes that will be kiln fired. Children may arrive in the art room 151 upon dis- conducted on Saturdays at the LHS track over the course of the season. Practices missal for a quiet time (and snack) until class begins at 3:15. Students will be will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Participants will be exposed to a variety of escorted to the “live line” area at 4:15. Returning artists are welcome. Class size track and field events including sprints, middle distance runs (up to one mile), shot put, long jump, hurdles, and relays. Emphasis will be placed on skill is limited. Instructor is Ms. Salz. development, physical fitness, and individual improvement over the course of the Tuesdays, 3:15-4:15pm #2110.202 season. Parents will be expected to assist with timing at one track meet during the Apr 25-June 13 season. Parents who have a background in track and field or running and who $128 wish to make a greater commitment during practices or meets should indicate their interest when registering their child. Track program will not meet during JumpingClay, Circus Workshop, Ages 5 & up, Greenwood Center Come one, come all to the greatest show on Earth! JumpingClay is an air-drying April vacation. Program dates subject to change due to High School schedule. polymer clay that is 100% safe and non-toxic and completely mess free! Our Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-6pm, Saturdays 9am-11am workshop provides step-by-step instruction and assistance by trained instructors Apr 4 -June 10 (tentative) 2120.301 while encouraging creative self expression and building confidence. Each $70 per person participant will create their own 3-D Circus display including performers, NEW! Youth Cross Country Program, Ages 7-14, Wolf Swamp Fields animals, and background using JumpingClay while learning about basic shapes Youth will be introduced to the sport of cross-country, they will train to run disand color mixing. Beginners welcome! tances of up to 5K, depending on their age, and they will run in races in Wednesdays, 4-5pm Longmeadow and at outside meets. Emphasis will be on physical fitness and Apr 26-May 31 #2125.320 individual improvement. All youth will run the Longmeadow Cross-Country One $90 Mile race, which will take place on Saturday mornings. Middle school youth will compete in three to four meets against other middle schools, typically at the 3K Spread Your Wings and ROAR! Art-ventures with Let’s Gogh Art, distance. Elementary school students will have the opportunity to compete at the Grades K-4, Blueberry Hill Art Room This all new art-rageous program is truly like a trip to the zoo. Design stuffed Massachusetts Elementary School championship and in the USATF cross-country teddy bears, create squirrel paintings on canvas and sculpt clay peacocks with meet in November, typically at the 2K and 3K distances. zany feathers. Color real rubber duckies, make wooden animal puzzles and even Tuesday and Thursdays, 5-6pm, Saturdays 9-10am travel back in time to paint dancing dinosaurs with watercolors. We’ll also stop at Sept 5-Nov 11 (tentative) #2150.102 the zoo food court to create mixed media sandwich collages, and visit the gift $50 per person plus program and uniform fee shop to design sticker resist t-shirts, make cardboard mustache masks, and build wacky mix-and-match character blocks. Art-explorers experience painting, drawing, sculpting, fabric design, collage and more. A trip to the zoo that you’ll never forget! Art-explorers bring home exciting handmade souvenirs each week. Mondays, 2:45-4pm #2125.216 Apr 10-June 12 (No 4/17, 5/29) $104 New Parents’ Support Group, Greenwood Center Thursdays & Fridays 10-11am Gain support, meet new friends and establish bonds with other new parents. This group is open to new parents and their infants from birth to one year of age. This program is offered through Baystate Medical Center Parent Education Department. Call 794.5515 for more information. No meetings when there is no school. This program is FREE! No sign-up is required.
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Vacation Programs Clownin’ Around, Silly Circus Art-ventures with Let’s Gogh Art, Grades K-5, Community House Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls…Welcome to Let’s Gogh Arts quirky art circus. Paint and decorate miniature wood carousel horses; design goofy clown or acrobat stuffed toys with long, bendy legs; and draw colorful balancing acts complete with jugglers and elephants, tightropes and unicycles! Art Explorers bring home whimsical souvenirs of a spectacular day under the big top! Thursday, Apr 20, 9am-12pm #2101.304 $35 Its Raining, It’s Pouring Art-ventures with Let’s Gogh Art, Grades K-5, Community House Its raining, its pouring… but nobody's snoring in this exciting springtime art-venture! Decorate real umbrellas with colorful, waterproof inks, sculpt birds out of neon clay and create cool umbrella collages with decorative papers. Rain or shine, everyone will have a blast! Friday, Apr 21, 9am-12pm #2101.305 $35 Ultimate Fairytale Adventure, Ages 3-6, Community House Dance Studio Our ladies begin their day by dressing-up as royals with crowns and scepters before continuing their adventure with fairytale activities, such as crafts, a fashion show, song and dance, tumbling, and use “mini” gymnastic equipment such as beam, parallel bars and rings! For the Grand Finale, parents will be invited to a royal “Crowning Ceremony” that will include a performance! Please wear leotard and skirt or shorts and ballet slippers. Please pack a peanut free snack and lunch and full water bottle each day. Tuesday-Friday, 9am-1pm #1517.201 April 18-21 $130 per person
Tai Chi– Yang Style , Ages 16 & Up, Olde Town Hall Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that uses slow, smooth body movement and concentrates on breathing and balance to achieve a state of relaxation of both body and mind and chi (energy) development. It is less strenuous than other martial arts that offers general health benefits including improved concentration, stress reduction, flexibility and strength. The class involves traditional warm-ups and stretching, breathing exercises, stances and 3-part form. Wear comfortable clothing, a flat sole indoor sneaker, dance shoe or bare feet. Your instructor is James P. Shea 7th Dan SKIF. He is a licensed Karate Do and Tai Chi instructor and has been teaching for over 30 years. Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm May 9-Jun 27 #4100.206 Wednesdays, 6-7pm Jul 5-Aug 16 #4100.207 $60 per person Karate - Shotokan Style, Ages 14 & Up, Olde Town Hall Shotokan Karate-Do International Federation (SKIF) system includes an international standardized syllabus of kihon (basics), kata (forms) and kumite (sparring). All instruction and certification is authentic and directly affiliated with SKIF Japan, one of the largest and finest karate organizations in the world. A white karate uniform is required for class and can be ordered through the instructor. Your instructor is James P. Shea 7th Dan SKIF. He is a licensed Karate-Do and Tai Chi instructor and has over 40 years experience. Classes meet Tuesdays 7:30-9pm, Thursdays 6:30pm-8pm and Saturdays 8:30am-10am (Saturday Intermediate to advanced students). Tuesdays 7:30-9pm, Thursdays 6:30-8pm, Saturdays 8:30-10am May 2-Jun 29 #4101.301 Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30-8pm, Saturdays 8:30-10am Jul 6-Aug 31 #4101.302 $75 per person
Soccer Clinic, Ages 7-11, Greenwood Center Brad Miller, LHS Varsity Coach and his staff of Next Level Adventure will provide their expertise on fitness, skill development and making the game of soccer fun in this two day clinic. Participants are required to provide their own shin guards. Bring a water bottle and a peanut free snack. Wednesday & Thursday, 9am-12pm Apr 19-20 #1514.301 $55 per person Spring Baseball Clinic, Ages 7-13, Greenwood Park Chris Corkum of Chris Corkum’s Baseball Camps, Inc. and his staff will provide instruction in fielding, throwing, hitting, pitching, and physical conditioning. Each child’s strengths and weaknesses will be evaluated to allow for growth based on individual needs. Rain date is Wednesday, April 19th. Monday & Tuesday, 9-11:30am #2119.303 Apr 17-18 $75
Adult Programs Golf Instruction for Adults, Fenway Golf East Longmeadow This group instruction program is designed for those who need instruction in putting, chipping, pitching, driving, and use of irons. The program also focuses on rules and etiquette of golf. The last two weeks of this program participants will practice skills learned during self-guided rounds on the golf course. Look for the green canopy at Fenway Golf to find instructor and PGA Professional, Bob Lake. Wednesdays, 6-7pm May 3-Jun 7 #4117.301 Jul 5-Aug 9 #4117.302 Aug 30-Oct 4 #4117.303 $105
Programs fill fast! Register online at www.lprd.net Weather Cancellations 565.2255
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Suburban Youth Football Program – Sponsored Participants are grouped by grade, age, skill, and experience levels with weight Digital Photography Boot Camp, Greenwood Center restrictions for certain positions. Pee Wee Program for 3rd & 4th graders; Junior Would you like to understand your camera and take better pictures? This class is Program for 5th & 6th graders; Senior Program for 7th & 8th graders. perfect for you. In five lessons you will learn the basic principles of photography Program emphasizes values, teamwork, and football fundamentals. All coaches and how to take control of your digital SLR camera. We will cover camera are USA Football certified! Starting in early August, pre-season practices settings, lens, exposure, flash, composition and much more. Boot camp includes are each weeknight from 6pm-8pm at Williams Middle School reducing to 3-4 lessons, demonstrations and a binder with all printed material. To register contact days each week when school starts. Eight games played Saturdays or Sundays Denise Smith directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or call during September and October. Uniforms and equipment provided, but 413-530-4036. You must have a SLR camera, no point and shoot cameras. participants supply their own cleats and mouth guard. Visit www.longmeadowfootball.org for additional information. Tuesdays, 6-8:30pm Registration Dates: May 10th and May 24th from 6-8:30pm at the Community Apr 18-May 16 House. There will also be a booth at Longmeddowe Days. $195 Fee: $160, with a program to reduce program costs to those in need. Multiple Cribbage League, Greenwood Center Dining Room players from the same family receive discounts. All new players and those who For additional information, call Peter at 413.525.7787. did not play last year are required to bring a copy of their birth certificate to leave at registration. There will be flag football program for 1 st & 2nd Graders. This Tuesdays, 7-10pm will be an 8 week program with games on Saturday morning. Registration fee is Ongoing through June 6 $40 per person. Men’s Basketball , Glenbrook Middle School Travel Youth Field Hockey, Entering Grades 3-8, Wolf Swamp Fields Thursdays, 8:30-10pm This instructional program is designed to develop the skills necessary to play Ongoing through Apr 13 competitive field hockey. All levels from beginner to advanced are welcome. $5 per night Teams travel to Agawam, East Longmeadow, Wilbraham, Westfield, South Monday Night Volleyball, Ages 40 & Up, Greenwood Center Hadley, Belchertown and Northampton. Each team participates in 2-3 The first 18 players to pre-register are guaranteed a spot each night, drop-ins play tournaments or jamborees. Our home jamboree, Jammin’ in the Meadow, will be on a first come first serve basis as space allows. held Saturday, 9/23/17. Season starts in late August and runs through the first Mondays, 7:30-9:30pm week of November. Practices/games are 3-4 times each week. Parent coaches, Ongoing through Apr 24 (no 4/17) assistants and volunteers are needed. More information will be sent to the $5/night maximum of $50 participants in August. Each player must provide a stick, mouth guard, goggles and shin pads. We have a limited number of sticks to borrow. We provide a Co-Ed Volleyball, Glenbrook Middle School uniform shirt and socks. In addition, players must wear plain black shorts to each Players with basic volleyball skills are urged to join. game. Mondays, 7:30-9:30pm Grades 3 & 4 #2501.103 Ongoing through May 22 (No 4/17) Grades 5 & 6 #2501.101 $5 per night Grades 7 & 8 #2501.102 Adult Volleyball, Greenwood Center $90 by June 1; $115 after June 1, grades 3-4 Drop-ins play on a first come first serve basis as space allows. Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30pm Ongoing through May 17 $5/night maximum of $100
Fall Youth Sports Fall Soccer, Longmeadow Soccer Association Sponsored This popular program, with over 900 participants last year, will run from September through November. In-town games are on Saturdays for Kindergarten and Grade 1 and Sundays for grades 2-8. The optional Travel program involves a mandatory evaluation in the spring. Dates will be posted on the LSA website. Travel teams generally play on the weekend, but have weeknight games. Practices are at the discretion of the coach. Uniforms are included in the registration fee and provided for both in-town and Travel. If parents are unsure which level to register a child for please contact LSA for guidance. To register your players or for more information please go to the Longmeadow Soccer Association website at longmeadowsoccer.org beginning April 25, 2017. Returning and new coaches may register online, as well. Fee: Thanks to our sponsors, the registration fee will remain at $75. Additional Travel fee if a child makes a team of $105. A $25 late fee will be charged for registration received after June 1, 2017. There are no refunds after July 1, 2017. A $5 service fee is retained for all refunds. LSA statement on Team Waivers: After much thought and consideration, the Longmeadow Soccer Association has decided to no longer grant waivers for teams playing outside of the town of Longmeadow. The Longmeadow Soccer Association offers youth soccer programs beginning at the pre-k age group in our In-town program and also offers teams beginning at Under 8 age group through the Under 14 age group in our Travel program. Fall Cheerleading Program , Grades 3-8, Community House Practices will begin in August and will be in preparation for the Saturday and Sunday football games beginning in the Fall of 2017. Cheerleaders will also attend an area exhibition. Participants are asked to participate in fundraisers to offset the cost of program expenses. Cheerleaders are responsible for their uniforms and gear in addition to the registration fee. Please visit www.lprd.net for additional information. Registration will be limited to 20 boys and girls per squad.
Greenwood Summer Day Camp Welcome to Camp! Please join us for Camp Open House on Friday, June 23rd from 3-5:30pm. It is a great way for first time campers to become familiar with the facility, and meet the staff. Returning campers are always welcome. NOTE: Health Information Forms and a certificate of immunization with proof of Chicken Pox and Polio immunity, signed by a physician, must be submitted prior to registration each year and must be submitted within 2 weeks of online registration.
General Information Our two Outdoor Aquatic Facilities, Greenwood and Reynolds Pool are supervised by trained and certified Red Cross Lifeguards. An adult must accompany children under 11 years of age. Passes and Daily pool admissions for the two outdoor pools may be purchased individually or for a household. All individuals on a Household Pass must live in the residence. (Proof of residency may be required) All daily admissions and pass options are free to children age 3 and under with a paid adult. Pool rules can be found on www.lprd.net. Outdoor Aquatic Facilities Camp Fees: Pools will open for weekends only June 10th and open full time beginning the Pay Full Price for your first week, receive a 10% discount each additional last day of school. Closing day TBD. week. Full Day Camp: $218/week, ($176 Week 2) Pool Hours $137/3 days, $92/ 2 days Weekdays 1-8pm, lap swim 5-7pm at Reynolds Pool only, Weekends 11am-7pm Part Time Camp: Half Day, 9am-12pm or 12-3pm $108 Reynolds Pool **The Deadline to register for camps is the Wednesday prior to your session Located in Bliss Park at the corner of Bliss Road and Laurel Street. Features a at 5pm to avoid a $10 late registration fee. wading pool, main pool with depths from 3’ – 12’ and a 1-meter diving board. Extended Camp, 7:15am and/or 3-6pm Greenwood Pool Morning Only, $29/week Afternoon Only, $35/week Located in Greenwood Park, 231 Maple Road. Features a splash pad, main pool Morning & Afternoon, $64/week with depths from 2’ – 9’ and mini water slide. Weekly Camp Sessions, 9am-3pm Outdoor Season Passes Week 1, June 26-June 30 Week 2, July 3-July 7 (no 7/4) Individuals $75 Residents $105 Non-Resident “Aloha Summer” “Reality Game Show Mania” Household $235 Resident $389 Non-Resident Week 3, July 10-July 14 Week 4, July 17-July 21 (4 -6 people in household. Package available for households over 6) “Space is the Place” “Superheroes and World Safety” Outdoor Pool Passes for individuals and families are half price beginning on Week 5, July 24-July 28 Week 6, July 31-August 4 Monday, July 17th. Replacement card fee $5. “Wild Wild West” “Bugs Galore” Week 7, August 7-August 11 Week 8, August 14-August 18 Daily Outdoor Admission “Summer Fiesta” “Jurassic World ” $9 Residents $11 Non-residents $5 after 5pm! Week 9, August 21-August 25 “So Long Summer” Summer Private Swim Lessons for Youth and Adults There is limited space available for those who require or desire a more intimate learning environment. Lessons are 30 minutes and cost $20 each. Register by visiting the Pool Manager at either Outdoor Pool.
General Camp Information Campers will travel to swim lessons, free swim, Art, Drama, Sports and STEM with his/her camp group. All Campers will meet together for snacks, lunch and meeting times. Drop off/Pick up at Greenwood Camp Shed, rain drop off/pick up will be inside Greenwood. Campers will need to bring with them each day, 2 peanut free snacks and lunch, bathing suit, towel, water shoes or flip flops, SPF 30 or higher sunscreen, bug spray, and a water bottle. Children must wear sneakers and sunscreen to camp each day.
Swim Lessons, Ages 4-18, Greenwood or Reynolds Pool Group lessons follow American Red Cross guidelines and are taught by our experienced lifeguards. Levels start at beginner and progress to a challenging advanced swimmer course. Class levels may be combined depending on enrollment. Participants should be comfortable in the water and toilet-trained. Grades K & 1, Licensed Lessons are held in two-week sessions, Monday through Friday. Week 1 #1103.401 Week 2 #1103.402 Week 4 #1103.404 Week 5 #1103.405 Fees per Session: No lessons on Tuesday, July 4th Week 7 #1103.407 Week 8 #1103.408 Session 1 $59 Pass holders, $80 Non-Pass Holders Grades 2 & 3, Licensed Sessions 2-4 $68 Pass holders, $89 Non-Pass Holders Week 1 #1107.401 Week 2 #1107.402 Session 1 - June 26-July 7 Session 3 - July 24-Aug 4 Week 4 #1107.404 Week 5 #1107.405 Reynolds Pool Reynolds Pool Week 7 #1107.407 Week 8 #1107.408 11-11:30am #5514.402 11-11:30am #5514.408 Grades 4 & 5, Licensed 11:45am-12:15pm #5514.403 11:45am-12:15pm #5514.409 Week 1 #1105.401 Week 2 #1105.402 Greenwood Pool Greenwood Pool Week 4 #1105.404 Week 5 #1105.405 5:30-6pm #5514.413 5:30-6pm #5514.417 Week 7 #1105.407 Week 8 #1105.408 6:15-6:45pm #5514.414 6:15-6:45pm #5514.418 Leadership In Training , Grades 6-8, Licensed Session 2 - July 10- July 21 Session 4 – Aug 7-Aug 18 Week 1 #1521.401 Week 2 #1521.402 Reynolds Pool Reynolds Pool Week 4 #1521.404 Week 5 #1521.405 11-11:30am #5514.405 11-11:30am #5514.411 Week 7 #1521.407 Week 8 #1521.408 11:45am-12:15pm #5514.406 11:45am-12:15pm #5514.412 Counselor In Training, Grades 9 & 10, Licensed Greenwood Pool Greenwood Pool Week 1 #1531.401 Week 2 #1531.402 5:30-6pm #5514.415 5:30-6pm #5514.419 Week 4 #1531.404 Week 5 #1531.405 6:15-6:45pm #5514.416 6:15pm-6:45pm #5514.420 Week 7 #1531.407 Week 8 #1531.408 Extended Camp, 7-9am, 3-6pm or Both Week 1 #1104.401 Week 2 #1104.402 Week 4 #1104.404 Week 5 #1104.405 Week 8 #1104.408 OOL PASS PURCHASES COMPLETED BY Week 7 #1104.407
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Specialty & Sports Camps Due to the Board of Health Department licensing requirements, you must submit for each child enrolled in our Camps, a Health Information form and a certificate of immunization (signed by a physician) with proof of Chicken Pox and Polio immunity. These forms are available at the time of registration and at www.lprd.net and must be completed and turned in at the time of registration. Please send your child with a peanut/tree nut free snack and lunch, sunblock, bug spray and bathing suit and towel as most sport camps offer swimming at the end of each camp day at Reynolds Pool where they will be picked up. If it is raining campers will not swim. The Deadline to register for camps is the Wednesday prior to your session at 5pm to avoid a $10 late registration fee. Baseball Camp, Licensed, Ages 6-14, Strople Field Chris Corkum and his staff will evaluate each camper’s strengths and weaknesses to ensure that skill levels rise in the appropriate areas. With fun and fitness as the operatives, kids work at fielding, throwing, hitting, pitching, catching, base running and game play. Please bring helmet, hat, glove, bat, cleats, indoor shoes, bathing suit, sunblock and peanut free snack and lunch daily. Pick up is at Reynolds Pool. Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm July 31-Aug 4 #1501.401 Aug 7-11 #1501.402 July 31-Aug 11 #1501.403 $195/1 week, $365/both weeks Basketball Camp, Licensed, Ages 6-10, LHS Gym Kids will really enjoy this camp, as they learn new skills and become better players. Instructor Pat Murphy and his staff will provide instruction that will focus on dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding, defense, teamwork, and conditioning. Please bring a peanut free snack and lunch, water bottle, bathing suit and towel daily. Pick up is at Reynolds Pool. Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm #1502.401 Jun 26-30 $195 Basketball Camp, Licensed, Ages 10-15, LHS Gym Instructor Pat Murphy gives campers the opportunity to learn the fundamental skills of basketball and gives them the tools to improve on their own. Full–court games will take place each afternoon. Please bring a peanut free snack and lunch, water bottle, bathing suit and towel daily. Pick up is at Reynolds Pool. Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm Jun 26-30 #1502.402 $195 Boys Lacrosse Camp Ages 4-5 and 6-13, LHS Fields Tradition Lax presents a youth lacrosse experience for boys ages 4-13. This camp is for all skill levels as it allows players to develop their skills through a variety of drills and games. Campers will need to provide their own lacrosse equipment, stick, helmet, shoulder pads, arm pads, gloves, cleats and sneakers daily. Please pack a peanut free snack and water bottle daily. Ages 6-13 will also need a peanut free lunch and afternoon snack, bathing suit and towel and will be picked up at Reynolds Pool. Monday-Friday Ages 4-5, 9-11am #1503.402 Ages 6-13, 9am-3pm #1503.401 Aug 7-11 $100 ages 4 -5 $225 ages 6-13 Field Hockey Camp, Licensed, Girls Ages 10-14, Russell Field Participants will improve on basic skills and knowledge of the game. The concepts of cooperation and teamwork, along with a chance to have fun, will be the main goals of the week. Participants need their own stick, mouth guard, shin guards and goggles. Please bring a peanut free snack and lunch, water bottle, bathing suit and towel daily. Instructor is Ann Simons. Pick up at Reynolds Pool. Monday– Friday, 9am-3pm Jul 17-21 #1507.401 $190
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Girls’ Field Hockey Clinic, Grades 1-4, Russell Field This clinic run by Coach Ann Simons is a great introduction to Field Hockey. Girls will learn basic rules, proper warm-up, tag games, and basic skills. Girls will get to work with LHS Field Hockey team members as well. Stick, mouth guard and shin guards are required. Please bring sunblock, water bottle and snack daily. Monday-Friday, 9-11am #1507.402 Jul 17-21 $100 Girls’ Lacrosse Clinic, Grades 1-3, Russell Field Coach Steve Dudeck will lead our Little Ladies Lancer Lacrosse Clinic for girls, covering the basics of the game of lacrosse in a fun and energetic way. Girls will learn about proper warm-up, practice preparation, basic skills and game like scenarios. Stick, goggles and mouth guard are required. Monday-Friday, 9-11am Jun 26-30 $100
Girls’ Lacrosse Camp, Licensed, Grades 4-7, Russell Field Days will consist of drills to refine basic skills and scrimmage play. Bring your stick, mouth guard, and goggles (mandatory) with you to camp each day. Camp is run by Coach Steve Dudeck. Pick up is at Reynolds Pool. Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm Jun 26-30 $180
Girls’ Lacrosse Clinic, Grades 8-9, Russell Field Coach Steve Dudeck runs this clinic for girls geared toward the advanced player who has played Lacrosse before. Focus will be on advanced instruction in game strategy and team play. Monday-Wednesday, 9-11:30am Jul 10-12 $125
Volleyball Camp, Licensed, Grades 5-9, LHS Gym George Mulry will run this camp focusing on the basic skills of volleyball including serving, passing, hitting, setting, blocking, serve-receive and defense. Players of all levels and positions are encouraged to attend. No swimming with this camp. Monday-Wednesday, 9am-2pm Jul 31- Aug 2 $105
Soccer Clinic, Ages 4-6, Williams Middle School Fields This is the perfect morning camp to learn the basic skills for the game of soccer such as kicking, passing, and trapping, dribbling and shooting through individual and small group instruction led by Pantuosco’s Pioneer Valley Soccer Camp Staff. Participants should wear shin guards and cleats or sneakers and pack a water bottle and peanut free snack.
Monday-Friday, 9am-11am Jul 5-7 (Wednesday - Friday) #1514.405 Jul 10-14 #1514.406 Gymnastics Camp, Ages 7-13, Community House Dance Studio Jul 17-21 #1514.407 Girls will learn rhythmic gymnastics, tumbling and routines on the balance beam, Jul 24-28 #1514.408 single and uneven parallel bars and vault. This is an excellent opportunity for $115/ first week ($70/ Jul 5-7), Save $25 for 2 weeks, save $40 for 3 weeks dancers and cheerleaders to get in shape and learn beginner through intermediate gymnastic level activities. There will be an end of camp demonstration for family Skyhawks Programs on Friday, time TBD. Instructor is Lorrie Rousseau. No swimming with this Skyhawks programs have been developed to improve individual skills and are camp. tailored specifically to each sport offered. Each Skyhawks experience offers funMonday-Friday 9am-12pm damentals, fun times and good friends. Skyhawks is a unique program that is Aug 7-11 #1524.401 committed to creating the best sports experience possible for every single child. Monday-Friday, 1-4pm Aug 14-18 #1524.403 Mini-Hawk, Soccer, Baseball & Basketball, Licensed, Ages 4-7, Bliss Park $145 Mini-Hawk helps children explore sports in a no pressure atmosphere where your little athlete participates in all three sports through unique “Skyhawks” games and Gymnastics and Sports Camp, Licensed, Ages 5-10, Greenwood Center Gym USA Champion Kids camp offers a variety of sports activities and gymnastics techniques. Bring shin guards, water bottle and snack, sunscreen and wear sneakskills in this exciting, fun-filled multi-sports camp. Activities include: tumbling, ers daily. beam, vault, parallel bars, soccer, California kickball, softball, floor hockey, Monday– Friday, 9am-12pm Jun 26-30 #1513.402 volleyball, badminton, and track and field events. Skills will be introduced #1513.403 according to individual abilities. Campers should pack a water bottle, peanut free Jul 31-Aug 4 $125 lunch and snack, sunblock, bathing suit and towel. Instructor is Lorrie Rousseau. Monday-Wednesday, 9am-3pm Aug 28-30 $108
Ultimate Fairytale Adventure, Ages 3-6, Community House Dance Studio Does your child like playing princesses? If so, this is the camp for them! Royal Princesses will begin their day by dressing-up as “royals” then enjoy a variety of fairytale activities, such as crafts, a fashion show, dance as well as gymnastic activities. Parents will be invited to our presentation at the end of the program. Participants must be potty trained. Please pack a peanut free snack and full water bottle daily. Instructor is Lorrie Rousseau. No swimming with this camp.
Skyhawks Flag Football Camp, Licensed, Ages 7-12, Bliss Park This program is perfect for boys and girls who want a complete introduction to the game or simply want to brush up on their skills. Campers will learn skills on both sides of the ball including the core components of passing, catching, and deflagging or defensive positioning – all presented in a fun and positive environment. The week ends with the Skyhawks Sports Bowl! Please wear sneakers and bring a peanut free snack and water bottle, and sunscreen daily. Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm #1513.410 Jul 17-21 $125
Skyhawks Multi-Sport, Ultimate Frisbee, Capture the Flag & Kickball, Licensed, Ages 7-12, Bliss Park Our multi-sport camp is designed to introduce young athletes to a variety of different sports in one setting while teaching them vital life lessons such as Summer Cool Theatre Camp, Grades 4-9, Community House Auditorium respect, teamwork, and self-discipline. For this program we combine Ultimate This camp will incorporate a variety of activities including acting, mime, theatre Frisbee, Capture the Flag & Kickball into one fun-filled week. Please wear games, script writing, movement, voice and a final daytime performance! sneakers and bring a peanut/tree nut free snack, water bottle and sunscreen daily, Theatre Camp allows a child to express themselves in many different ways and full day campers will also need a peanut/tree nut free lunch daily also. helps with their self-esteem, socialization and teamwork skills. Instructor is Monday –Friday, 9am-12pm Jamie Cass. No swimming with this camp. Jul 31-Aug 4 #1513.412 Monday–Friday, 9am-3pm #1515.402 $125 Jul 24-Aug 4 Monday—Friday, 9am-3pm $340 Aug 14-18 #1513.413 $149 Soccer Camp, Licensed, Ages 6-13, Williams Middle School Fields Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm Aug 14-18 $145
The Pantuosco’s Pioneer Valley Soccer Camp staff is committed to helping players to build self-confidence and soccer skills through a purely educational and enjoyable atmosphere. Soccer campers will improve their fitness, skill technique and tactical decision-making abilities. The week of August 8th camp will be half day at Wolf Swamp Fields and will follow the weekly soccer camp curriculum with an optional goalkeeping component included. All Campers should wear shin guards, cleats and pack sunblock, water bottle, and a peanut free snack, full day campers will also need a peanut free lunch, sneakers, bathing suit and towel and will be picked up at Reynolds Pool. Monday–Friday, 9am-3pm Jul 5-7 (Wednesday - Friday) #1514.401 Jul 10-14 #1514.402 Jul 17-21 #1514.403 Jul 24-28 #1514.404 $185/ first week ($115/Jul 5-7), Save $25 for 2 weeks, save $40 for 3 weeks
Ages 7-12, LHS Track Skyhawks Track & Field Camp , Licensed, This program combines technical development and fundamental techniques with safety while keeping a major focus on fun! Using special equipment, our staff teaches the standard track & field events: long distance, sprints, soft hurdles, relays, shot put, discus and standing long jump. Participants will put it all together for one fun-filled day at the end of the week track meet! Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm Jun 26-30 $125
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NEW! Agent Training with Young Hacks Academy, Ages 9-12, Blueberry Hill School Library Whether its public speaking or collaborating with peers, YHA Agent Training models essential leadership techniques that will immediately help students in and out of the classroom. Agents tackle daily missions using Scratch, a user friendly visual programming tool that empowers students to quickly start developing their own video games and interactive stories. The challenge is to come up with a project that will not only entertain their friends, but also teach something about important topics that are impacting our local and global community. No programming experience required. For more information, visit younghacks.com. Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm Jul 24-28 #1542.001 $345
Fabulously “FROZEN” Ballet Program, Ages 3-6 Community House Dance Studio The perfect dance experience for the princess that lives in your castle! Dancers will learn imaginative choreography inspired by the movies Frozen and Frozen Fever. They will have fun with adorably cool Frozen and Ballet themed arts and crafts. All of our princess friends including Belle, Sofia the First, Elena, Ariel, Cinderella, Rapunzel and more will be celebrated throughout the week in our beautiful princess ballet activity centers. We will cool down with an Olaf Snow Ice Cream Party on Thursday. The week will commence with a Frozen Princess Ballet Performance showcasing all we have learned for families and friends on Friday at 11:45am. Children should dress in leotard and skirt/shorts with ballet slippers. Please bring a peanut free snack, and a full water bottle daily. Any questions email@example.com. Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm #2131.304 IncrediFlix, Live Action Flix, Ages 7-13, Olde Town Hall Jul 10-14 Do you want to have a blast making a movie? Let us take you from “Action” to $150.00 “That’s a wrap!” We’ll guide you through the Hollywood process as you brainstorm, location scout, bring in props and costumes, act, and direct in a American Girl Doll Dance Jam, Ages 5-10, Community House Dance Studio collaborative movie that is fun for the entire audience. Your American Girl Doll is one of your best friends! And whether she is a Be Forever, Truly Me, Wellie Wisher, or a Girl of the Year Doll you will have a Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm #1540.001 blast creating a week full of memories together. Activities will include learning Jul 31 - Aug 4 all new choreography for you and your doll in the styles of ballet, tap and hip $195 hop/ jazz! We will have fun making crafts and healthy recipes inspired by the IncrediFlix, Lego Flix, Ages 7-13, Olde Town Hall new American Girl of the Year Gabriella who loves the art of dance, music, We know you love Legos and can create incredible Lego worlds, now its time to painting and poetry! We will enjoy dance story creation, an activity where dancbring those worlds to life in Lego Stop-Motion Animated Flix! We provide the ers act out the stories of the American Girls we love Grace, Isabelle, Julie, Mary Legos, and you provide your imagination. Students will create a Lego set with Ellen, Rebecca, Josephina and more. The week will culminate with a perforLego characters for a movie they storyboard, write, shoot, and voice over in age mance at 11:45am on Friday for families. Dancers wear a leotard and tights or appropriate groups. comfortable tight fitting clothes and ballet, tap and jazz shoes daily. If you don’t Monday-Friday, 1-4pm #1540.002 have dance shoes socks and sneakers will do just fine! Bring one doll of your Jul 31-Aug 4 choice to camp every day. (Any dolls are welcome not just American Girl Dolls!) $195 Bring peanut free, snack and water bottle daily. Please e-mail April with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org Incrediflix Live Action and Lego Flix Full Day, Ages 7-13, Olde Town Hall Monday-Friday. 9am-12pm Are you the next star director? Actor? Writer? Cameraman? You get to do it all Jul 24-28 #2131.305 in these live action flix! Make visions come true in these movies where $150 programmers act, write, direct, and more. Afternoons are for Lego stop motion movies. We know you love Legos and that you can create incredible worlds, now Summer Art Ventures with Let’s Gogh Art it’s time to bring those worlds to life! Lunch supervision included. Art-ventures with Pigasso and Mootisse, Ages 5-11, Community House Monday– Friday, 9am-4pm #1540.003 Art explorers learn about real artists, their vision of the world and the materials Jul 31- Aug 4 and techniques they use or used. Think about famous artists like Picasso, Ma$370 tisse, Van Gogh, Modigliani, Winslow Homer and more. Included are fun and Learn to Golf, Ages 8-12, Fenway Golf, East Longmeadow funky 3-D projects using unconventional and sometimes kooky artists techniques Program is geared for beginner to intermediate golfers focusing on putting, and materials. During this art-packed week create vibrant tie-dyed t-shirts, dechipping, pitching, irons, driving and golf etiquette and rules. Players should coupage giant peace signs, design leather wristbands and celestial stained glass, bring their own clubs as a limited number of clubs will be available to borrow. and experiment with emotion collage, mosaic art and so much more. Participants should wear sneakers or golf shoes, slacks or shorts, polo shirt. Monday-Friday, Aug 7-11 Instructor is PGA Pro Bob Lake. 9am-12pm #2205.301 Monday-Friday, 2-4pm $149 Jul 17-21 (rain date, 7/26) #1510.401 Bouncy Bendy Art in Motion, Ages 5-11, Community House Jul 31-Aug 4 (rain date 8/5) #1510.402 Art-ventures with a totally unique twist! Make masterpieces with real moving Aug 21-25 (rain date 8/26) #1510.403 parts, create the illusion of movement ad discover art techniques that is emotion $175 to get amazing results. Combine metal, wood, and paper to build spinning sculpPerfectly Princess Ballet Program, Ages 3-6, Community House Dance Studio tures and design stretchy stained glass art you can re-shape again and again. Come tiptoe through the world of ballet with all your Favorite Princesses! Sculpt goofy clay monsters, create Bendy Paper Lizards, and paint seascapes like Dancers will learn imaginative choreography inspired by all of their favorite Monet. Discover the magic of diffusion while crafting Kaleidoscope t-shirts and Princesses! They will have fun with adorable ballet princess themed arts and Matisse Watercolor Banners. Create Inky Abstract Reflections, Floating Fantasy crafts. All of the princess including Belle, Sofia the First, Ariel, Anna, Elsa, Jars, Dancing Pasta Sculptures, and textured Tissue Paper art. Draw zany SelfElena, Cinderella, Snow White and more will be celebrated throughout the week portraits, and decorate cupcake boxes with fluffy frosting and sprinkles. With a in our beautiful princess ballet activity centers. The week will commence with a focus on color, shape, and MOTION, these art-ventures will have you jumping Princess Ballet Performance showcasing all we have learned for families and for joy! friends on Friday at 11:45am. Children should dress in leotard and skirt/shorts Monday-Friday, Aug 21-25 with ballet slippers. Please bring a peanut free snack, and a full water bottle daily. 9am -12pm #2205.302 Email your Instructor, April Bergeron with any questions at $149 email@example.com Monday- Friday, 9am-12pm Jul 17-21 #2131.303 Programs fill fast! $150.00
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Tennis Courts are open seven days a week from dawn to dusk (8:00pm) to the public free of charge when not in use for instructional programs. Clay courts open weather permitting. Blinn Hardcover Courts Twelve courts with new surfacing, fencing, nets, and lighting Greenwood Park Hardcover Courts Two hardcover courts located at 231 Maple Road Bliss Park Clay Courts Four clay courts located at the corner of Bliss Road and Laurel Street
Skyhawks Tennis Academy A full service nationwide operator of tennis instruction and management. STA is staffed and operated by an elite group of certified tennis professionals providing the most modern tennis training techniques available in a safe and fun environment. STA is a division of Skyhawks Sports Academy (SSA) one of the oldest and largest youth sports providers in the country. Teddy Tennis, Ages 3-5, Blinn Tennis Courts Teddy Tennis is a fantastic educational program that inspires children to get active and learn to play tennis. It works by combining music, pictures and teddy bear stories into a totally interactive learning adventure that children love. Monday—Thursday, 12:15-1pm Jul 10-13 Jul 24-27 Aug 7-10 $65
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Skyhawks Red Ball , Ages 6-9, Blinn Tennis Courts This class provides a relaxed environment where fundamental tennis skills are taught along with a wide range of fun activities that help develop agility, balance, movement, sending, receiving and gross motor skills on a 36ft court. In addition to expanding tennis skills, players improve their movement and rallying skills. We help each player to develop better tennis mechanics and more consistent shots. A variety of fun activities are used to improve player athleticism through agility, balance, coordination and movement development. Please pack a water bottle and peanut free snack daily. Monday-Thursday, 9am-12pm Jul 10-13 #5110.401 Jul 24-27 #5110.402 Aug 7-10 #5110.403 $145 Skyhawks Orange Ball, Ages 7-10, Blinn Tennis Courts Players develop their tennis technique, athletic and court coverage skills in order to achieve success in rallying consistency and in point playing on a 60ft court. A variety of fun and competitive games are used to develop a strong foundation of tennis fundamentals. Players increase their rallying, volley, serve and point playing skills while improving their athleticism and shot consistency. Players will focus on using the proper shot techniques and court coverage skills. Please pack a water bottle and peanut free snack daily. Monday-Thursday, 9am-12pm Jul 10-13 Jul 24-27 Aug 7-10 $145
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Skyhawks Green Ball, Ages 8-12, Blinn Tennis Courts This class emphasizes all aspects of the game and helps improve proper shot technique. Focus is placed on live ball drills that develop rallying and decision making skills along with proper movement and recovery. Point playing games are used to reinforce the skills learned and to improve the players competitive skills. Using teaching progressions that lead to live-ball play is a key element in this program. Please pack a water bottle and peanut free snack daily. Monday-Thursday, 9am-12pm Jul 10-13 Jul 24-27 Aug 7-10 $145
Longmeadow Parks & Recreation Passport Services Longmeadow Parks and Recreation has the ability to accept applications for a U.S. Passport Book and/or U.S. Passport Card at the Community House office between 9 a.m. and 2:45 p.m., Monday-Friday. Please call ahead to ensure Passport Acceptance Agents are scheduled to be in the office on the day you plan to visit and to ensure you are clear on requirements for your particular situation (many people have to leave and come back again because they do not have all the required information - we can prevent this from happening to you!). All passport applications must be completed by 3 p.m. each day and the fees can only be paid for by money order or check (you will need 2 separate checks, and amounts vary). Longmeadow Parks and Recreation Department carries most, if not all forms to apply for, renew or change your passport. **NEW: If you have not had a passport before, the State Department now requires an original Birth Certificate and a copy to be mailed to them.**
Photos We do not provide passport photo services. You can find a list of nearby passport photo retailers, below. Please carefully inspect your passport photo. The Department of State does not accept photos that do not meet their strict guidelines. Some of which are:
In color Not blurry and not too dark (underexposed) 2 x 2 inches in size Printed on thin, photo-quality paper Taken within the past 6 months, showing current appearance Full face, front view with a plain white or off-white background Between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches from the bottom of the chin to the of the head Taken in normal street attire: Uniforms should not be worn in photographs except religious attire that is worn daily Do not wear a hat or headgear that obscures the hair or hair line No glasses can be worn Articles worn for religious or medical reasons should be accompanied by a statement to that effect.
Staff While most adult renewals must be done by mail, there are some exceptions and we can process those that require the assistance of an acceptance facility. Please call ahead if you are not sure. Our friendly staff will be happy to help you with your passport application questions. Call 413-565-4160 if you need assistance. For additional information, including the most current passport applications/forms, please visit Travel.State.Gov.
Please Note While the passport website indicates that some facilities can accept credit card payments for passport fees, we cannot. Checks are the only accepted form of payment, and you will need to write two separate checks: One payable to the "US Department of State" and one payable to the "Town of Longmeadow". Check amounts vary, based on services requested.
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