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MARBLEHEAD Recreation & Parks Department

WINTER/SPRING PROGRAMS 2014

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Recreation & Parks Department 10 Humphrey Street Marblehead, MA. 01945-1906 781-631-3350 www.marblehead.org OFFICE BUSINESS HOURS

Monday 8:30AM - 10:00PM Tuesday 8:30AM - 10:00PM Wednesday 8:30AM - 10:00PM Thursday 8:30AM - 10:00PM Friday 8:30AM - 5:00PM Saturday, Sunday, Holidays CLOSED *Building is open, Mon - Thurs until 10:00PM for meetings and activities.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Recreation & Parks Department is to enhance and preserve the quality of life and the environment for the residents of Marblehead. Working in partnership with the citizens, the department strives to provide the best recreation programs possible in a safe and enjoyable setting. We use all available resources in the most efficient and economic ways available. We contribute to the aesthetics and the attractiveness of the community because we believe in the conservation of our environment with respect for the values, history, and traditions of the Town of Marblehead.

Recreation & Parks Commission Chip Osborne, Chairman Linda Rice Collins Derek Norcross Jerry Tucker Bob Jackson

Office Staff Brendan Egan Superintendent Recreation and Parks Tim Short Recreation Supervisor Ric Reynolds Senior Clerk

To the Marblehead Community, I feel very fortunate to write this opening for the Winter/ Spring 2014 brochure as the new Recreation Supervisor for the town of Marblehead. As the new guy in town, I’d like to thank everyone for welcoming me with open arms and smiles. Previous to working in Marblehead, I was the Recreation Supervisor for the City of Salem. I’m looking forward to bringing a number of new and exciting ideas and programs that will benefit residents of all ages. As we continue to move through the Winter season and look forward to Spring, I would like to build on the success of our department that continues to offer quality programs for you, the resident. In this brochure you will find a little bit of something for everyone. From sports to legos, fitness to special events there is something for everyone. I hope you will look it over and sign up for any of the great programs. We will continue to utilize our Facebook page and the town’s Notify Me Recreation Program Alerts to keep you informed of the latest Recreation and Park Department news. As you know we rely heavily on the help and support of the community including all town departments, youth organizations, coaches, volunteers, local business and Marblehead residents. If you have any questions, suggestions or ideas in regards to future programming please do not hesitate to contact us.

Here’s to a great new year!

Best,

Tim Short Recreation Supervisor Town of Marblehead shortt@marblehead.org 781-631-3350 LIKE US ON FACEBOOK and get up to the minute updates on all of your favorite programming and events throughout the year!

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INDEX/POLICIES Returned Check Policy: A $25.00 processing charge will be assessed for any checks returned by your bank. Refunds: All refund requests must be written. If you are dissatisfied with a program after the first class, you must let us know before attending the second class (unless otherwise noted) to request a refund. In the event of an extended illness or injury, we will issue a pro-rated refund after the start of the program, we must be notified prior to the end of the course. A $10.00 surcharge will be assessed for each individual program that is cancelled; instructional and other costs must still be met. Programs will be cancelled if the minimum is not met and a full refund will be given to all participants. Payment: Cash and checks ONLY; the Town does not accept credit cards/debit cards at this time. Please make all checks payable to “Town of Marblehead”. If paying by cash exact change is always appreciated as the office does not keep much cash. Inclement Weather/Program Updates: If weather is an issue and directly effects a program in which you are signed up for you will be notified through email or by phone call. Changes: Every so often due to unforeseen circumstances, the location, time, or format of a program may change. The Recreation & Parks Department will update all participants involved in that program immediately, through e-mail or by phone, and the changes will be posted online as required.

How do I Register?

OPTION 1. Fill out the registration form located on pg. 10 or print one out online at www.marblehead.org. Fill in the form completely and as neatly as possible. Send in registration form by mail with a check, or drop off and pay with cash during business. Please make sure you include your email on the registration form for receipt purposes.

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PROGRAM INDEX Toddler/Youth/Family Programs

Indoor Jr. Soccer League 1 Indoor Park & Play 1 Mini Sports 1 T-Ball Parent/Child 1 Marblehead T-Ball 2 Little Ninja/Dragon Karate 2 Angry Birds 3 Engineering w/LEGO Programs 3 American Girl Doll 3 Mirco Wheels 3 Babysitting 3 After School Multi Sports 4 Science Programs 5 Sports Champ 6 H.S. Futsal Club 6 Junior Karate 6 Lacrosse Programs 6 Cardio, Agility, Strength 6

Teen/Adult Programs

Intro to Lacrosse - Parents 7 Heartsaver First Aid/CPR 7 Bokwa 7 Adult Volleyball 7 Adult Badminton 7 Zumba! 8 Ballroom Dancing 8 Baby Boot Camp - Stroll Fit 8 Prime Time Health 8 Voice Over Acting 8 You Can Afford College If... 8

OPTION 2. Stop into the office located at 10 Humphrey Street, Other Information Marblehead MA , 01945 during regular business hours (hours located Red Sox Trip 5 on pg. 1) to fill out and submit registration form all at once. Payment Daddy Daughter Dance 9 is required at time of registration (check or cash only, as stated above) Summer Playground Program 9 PLEASE NOTE: Walk-ins are strictly prohibited; pre-registration is Registration Form 10 Health Release Form 11 required for all programs. Rental Options 12 Summer Employment 12 DON’T HESITATE! Unfortunately, programs may be cancelled if registration is low. There is a minimum # of participants required to run each program. Encourage your friends and family to register in advance.

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Indoor Junior League Soccer (Ages 4 - 7) This 6 week program is great for boys and girls looking to learn the basic skills involved in soccer. Players will learn how to dribble, pass, shoot and play together as a team. Parent volunteers and recreation staff will lead a 20 minute practice followed by 30 minutes of instructional game play. Each participant will receive their very own team jersey. All games will be played 5 vs. 5, allowing plenty of participation during actual game play. Registrants must be 4yrs of age by 3/22/13 and no older than 7yrs of age on 3/22/13. If interested in coaching please contact Tim Short. Date: Saturdays, February 15th - March 29th (Off 2/22) Time: 9:00AM - 10:00AM Ages 4 & 5 10:00AM - 11:00AM Ages 6 &7 Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $65.00

VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED If interested contact Tim Short at 781.631.3350, shortt@marblehead.org or make note on registration form

Indoor Park & Play (Ages 1 - 5)

Mini Sports (Ages 3 - 5)

Are you looking for a fun and safe alternative for your child during the cold winter months? Would you like to meet local parents with children similar in age to your child? Look no further! This program will allow your children to explore a large open space and interact with other children. Think of it as the biggest “play date� in Marblehead and you are invited! Best of all.... there is no clean up for you! Climbing mats, sports equipment and play equipment will all be pulled out for the kids to enjoy at their own leisure. Parents/caregivers must accompany their children at all times during this program, this is a non-structured program. -NO FOOD OR DRINKS IN THE GYM PLEASE

Mini Sport classes are a great introduction to sports activities that have been designed with the pre-school child in mind. These programs will introduce a variety of sports and games, keeping it fun and most importantly acknowledging individual progress. Sports will include but will not be limited to t-ball, soccer, lacrosse, football, running as well as various fun school yard games! Options are available on Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays at two different times! Choose the option below that best fits you and your family! Instructor for All Mini Sports Programs: Coach Karl Mayer Min. of 5/Max of 12 participants for all Multi Sports Program

Date: Every Friday thru April 4th Time: 11:00AM - 12:30PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $2.00 drop in Fee, 1 and under FREE Supervisor: Tim Short

Date: Tuesdays, March 4th - April 15th (Ages 3-4) Time: 10:15AM -11:00AM Thursdays, March 6th - April 17th (Ages 4-5) Time: 12:45PM -1:30PM Fridays, March 7th - April 18th (Ages 3-4) Time: 9:45AM -10:30AM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $65.00

T-Ball Parent & Child (Ages 3 - 4)

This 6 week program will teach children the basics of t-ball and baseball through fun interactive games. Participants will learn proper techniques in throwing, batting, fielding, and base running with parent participation.

Date: Thursdays, May 6th - June 17th Time: 10:30AM -11:15AM (Ages 3-4) 12:45PM - 1:30PM (Ages 4-5) Date: Thursdays, May 8th - June 19th Time: 12:45PM -1:30PM (Ages 4-5) Date: Fridays, May 9th - June 20th Time: 10:30AM -11:15AM (Ages 3-4) Location: Hobbs Playground Fee: $65.00

Date: Mondays , April 28th - June 16th Wednesday, May 7th - June 18th Time: 5:15PM - 6:00PM Location: Gerry Playground Fee: $65.00 Instructor: Karl Mayer Min 5 / Max 15

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(Ages 4 - 6)

Marblehead Recreation T-Ball is for boys and girls ages 4 - 6. Children will be placed on teams according to age, and will receive their own MLB replica shirt and hat. Practices will start during the week of April 22nd, games will begin in May. Teams will meet once a week; First two weeks will be practice only, the last 8 weeks will be games.

AGE 4 & 5 PROSPECT DIVISION

GAME PLAY/RULES - For players that are 4 or 5 years of age by May 1st, 2014 -Players will hit off a batting tee for the entire season. -Players will bat every inning. -Games will last 3 innings or for 1 1/2 hours, whichever comes first. -Every player plays the field every inning. -There will be no walks or strikeouts and score will not be kept.

AGE 6 - ROOKIE DIVISION

GAME PLAY/RULES -Players must be 6 years of age on May 1st, 2014 -Players will hit off a batting tee for the first half of the season. -Coaches will pitch the 2nd half of the season. -Each player will be allowed 3 swings before a batting tee will be placed to hit. -Games will last 3 innings or 1 1/2 hours, whichever comes first. -There will be no walks or strikeouts and scores will not be kept.

Date: Prospect Division Ages 4 & 5: Tuesdays April 22nd - June 24th Rookie Divison Age 6 : Thursdays April 24th - June 26th Time: 5:30PM - 6:30PM Location: Eveleth/Hobbs Field Fee: $65.00 Program Supervisor: Tim Short

VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED If interested in coaching please contact: Tim Short shortt@marblehead.org 781.631.3350 -or make note on registration form-

If weather is an issue practices/games will be postponed and made up on a date TBD

Little Dragons Karate (Ages 3 - 4)

Little Ninjas Karate

Your little one will love this 10 week age appropriate karate class that will focus on listening, memory, attention, and respect. This class will introduce the basics of karate including gross motor skills, fine motor skills, stretching, balancing, and of course, kicks, blocks and punches! Each participant will receive their own uniform and belt!

Date: Mondays, March 31st - June 16th (Off 4/21 and 5/26) Time: 4:30PM - 5:15PM Location: Marblehead Community Center - Game Rm. Fee: $210.00 Instructor: Steve Nugent, Karate Institute

Date: Mondays, March 31st - June 16th (Off 4/21 and 5/26) Time: 4:00PM - 4:30PM Location: Marblehead Community Center - Game Rm. Fee: $210.00 Instructor: Steve Nugent, Karate Institute

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(Ages 5 - 7)

This 10 week class is fun, yet structured with an emphasis on discipline. Children learn stances, stretching, blocks, strikes and kicks, as well as traditional forms. The class also stresses respect, academic achievement, stranger awareness, and other life skills.

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Babysitting Course (Ages 11 - 15)

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Pre-Engineering with LEGO (Ages 5 - 8)

This babysitters class will help prepare you for the task of taking care of a baby or young child. This class will include techniques in interviewing with parents, toddler care, diapering, feeding, creative reading, and fun activities for babies, toddlers and young children. Completion of this program is great to put on a resume for young teens!

In this program students will build cities, bridges and motorized cars, planes and explore the many creative possibilities of engineering with the LEGO system. With access to over 100,000 pieces of LEGO, your child will have the opportunity to build what they have only dreamed! Date: Mondays, April 14th - June 9th (off on April 21st) Time: 3:00PM - 4:30PM Location: Marblehead Community Center - Arts & Crafts Rm. Fee:$155.00 Instuctors: Play-Well TEKnologies Min 10 /Max 16

Date: Saturday, March 22nd Time: 10:00AM - 2:00PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $50.00 Instructor: Debbie LaFlamme, Licensed Day Care Provider Min 10 / Max 40

Angry Birds - New! (Grades K-4)

Join the team from Event-FULL!, LLC (www.event-full.net) and bring the video game world of Angry Birds to LIFE!! Birds! Pigs! FUN! In this one-time workshop, participants will use creativity, skills, logic and physic-based ideas to maintain the survival of the Angry Birds. Many different hands-on activities will be introduced that implement both the art, science, and engineering behind Angry Birds! All Participants will go home with their own Angry Birds play figures that they made themselves!! Please send your child with a peanut-free snack and drink. Limited to 15 participants Event-FULL!

Micro Wheels - New! (Ages 2 - 4)

Micro Wheels teaches the fundamentals of learning to ride a bicycle without training wheels! Each class your Knucklebones’ Coach will bring in a variety of unique wheeled and non-wheeled products to help build gross motor skills, balance and confidence. Class will begin with a brief stretch and activity to get participants up and moving. From there we will introduce a new activity involving wheeled vehicles such as scooter boards, three wheel scooters, balance bicycles and finally progressing to a bicycle. As well, we will include an array of diverse games and activities such as balance beams, balancing stones, street signs, an obstacle course and more to help these determined drivers develop the skills needed to ride safely, successfully and have FUN! Proper sneakers and long pants are required. Parent participation IS A MUST!

Date: Saturday, April 5th Time: 9:00AM - 12:00PM Location: Marblehead Community Center - Dining Hall Fee: $50.00 Instructors: Diane Benson & Beth Meditz Min 10/Max 20 Join B

American Girl Doll - Theme: Sleepover Party - New! (Grades K-4)

Join the team from Event-FULL!, LLC (www.event-full.net) and bring your special friend (does not have to be an American Girl Doll - feel free to bring a favorite stuffed animal if you choose) to this workshop for several hours you will both enjoy! What you make and take home will lead to several hours of continued play and enjoyment at home! Each participant will create a sleeping bag, pillow and slumber party play food. Please send your child with a nut-free snack and drink

Dates: Tuesdays, February 25 to April 1 (6 week program) Time: 10:00 to 11:00am Fee: $76.00 Min 8 / Max 14 Where: Marblehead Community Center, 10 Humphrey Street Instructors: Knuckle Bones Staff

Date: Saturday, April 5th Time: 12:30PM - 3:30PM Location: Marblehead Community Center - Dining Hall Fee: $50.00 Instructors: Diane Benson & Beth Meditz Min 10/Max 20

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After School Multi Sports

The focus on this program will be having fun as well as learning the basics of a variety of sports, all while learning about teamwork and game play. This program is conveniently set up right after school ends. Instructor Karl Mayer will be on-site as the final school bell rings to gather children signed up for the program. Please find the list of schools below and select the appropriate program for your child. Instructor for All Multi Sports Programs: Coach Karl Mayer Min. of 5/Max of 12 participants for all Multi Sports Program

TUESDAYS BELL MULTI SPORTS (Grades 1 - 2)

MONDAYS GLOVER MULTI SPORT & SOCCER (Grades 2-3) Date: Mondays, March 3rd - April 14th Time: 2:30PM - 3:30PM (Mulit Sport, Grade 2) 3:35PM - 4:20PM (Soccer, Grades 2-3) Location: Glover Fee: $65.00

Session I: Tuesdays, March 4th -April 15th Session II: Tuesdays, May 6th - June 17th Time: 2:30PM - 3:30PM Location: Bell School Upper Gym Fee: $65.00

COFFIN MULTI SPORTS (Grades 2-3)

WEDNESDAYS GLOVER MULTI SPORTS & FLAG F.B. (Grades1-2)

Date: Mondays, April 28th - June 16th (Off May 26) Time: 2:30PM - 3:30PM Location: Coffin Fee: $65.00

Session I: Wednesdays, March 5th - April 30th (Multi Sports & Flag F.B.) Session II: Wednesdays, May 7th - June 18th Time: 2:30PM - 3:30PM (Multi Sports); 3:35PM - 4:20PM Location: Glover School Fee: $65.00

THURSDAYS BELL MULTI SPORTS (Grades 1 - 2) Date: Thursdays, May 8th - June 19th Time: Grade 2, 2:30PM - 3:30PM Location: Glover School Fee: $65.00

FRIDAYS GERRY MULTI SPORTS (Grade 1) Fridays, May 9th - June 20th Time: 2:30PM - 3:30PM Location: Gerry School, lower playground Fee: $65.00

GLOVER MULTI SPORTS (Grades K -2) Date: Thursdays, May 8th - June 19th Time: Grade 2, 2:30PM - 3:30PM Grade K 3:35PM - 4:20PM Location: Glover School Fee: $65.00

DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL SKILL or KNOWLEDGE THAT YOU WOULD LOVE TO SHARE AND TEACH TO THE COMMUNITY? If so, contact Tim Short at Marblehead Recreation & Parks Department 781.631.3350 or shortt@marblehead.org

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Motion Mayhem (Grades 3 - 5)

Chemistry Capers - New! (Grades 2 - 4)

Date: Thursdays February 27th - April 3rd Time: 3:30PM - 4:30PM Location: Marblehead Community Center - Game Rm. Fee: $105.00

Date: Tuesday, February 25th - April 1 Time: 3:30PM - 4:30PM Location: Marblehead Community Center - Game Rm. Fee: $105.00 Min. 8/ Max 14

A Wicked Cool investigation of fun physics and the science of motion. Design and test the rotational motion of tops, and analyze crashing cars as we delve into principles of inertia. We’ll examine energy transfer using take home toys that illustrate potential and kinetic engergy. Physics fun for everyone!

Unlock your inner scientist as you investigate the basics of chemistry in a fun and interactive way. Explore the chemical properties of slime and make super slimy samples to take home. Build a better super-ball, analyze mysterious liquids, and make your own balloons. This Clas is not to be confused with the boring kind of chemistry!

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ARE YOU A NATURE OR SCIENCE ENTHUSIAST WITH A SPECIAL SKILL or KNOWLEDGE THAT YOU WOULD LOVE TO SHARE AND TEACH TO THE COMMUNITY? If so, contact Tim Short at Marblehead Recreation & Parks Department 781.631.3350 or shortt@marblehead.org

Boston Red Sox Trip

Marblehead Recreation & Parks has teamed up with Swampscott Recreation to offer a package deal of tickets and bus to a Red Sox game this summer! Leave the driving and parking fees to us! Please note that game times are subject to change and/or cancellations. Tickets & Bus Date: Friday, August 22nd vs. Seattle Mariners (Right Field Roof Box - Sections 39 and 41. next to Budwiser Pavillion Departure: 5:30PM Marblehead Community Center parking lot Game Time: 7:10PM Fee: $72.00 per person (includes bus & ticket) *If you are going with more than 1 person, please make note of each name on registration form. Marblehead Recreation and Parks will do everything they can to sit your group together. Youth under 18 must be accomplied by an adult.

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Sports Champ (Grades 3 - 5)

Boys Individual Lacrosse Clinic (Grades 5 & 6)

Date: Tuesdays, April 8th - May 20th Times: 3:00PM - 4:00PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $60.00 Instructor: Tim Short Min 8/ Max 16

Date: Tuesdays, February 25th - April 1st Time: 4:00PM - 4:55PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $65.00 Instructor: John Pynchon Min 8/ Max 12

This after school program is for boys and girls grades 3 - 5. Each week participants will participate in a number of their favorite physical education/recess style games and sports: handball, dodgeball, wiffleball, floor hockey, basketball and much more. Bring your competitive nature and a good attitude! Emphasis during all these classes will be on fair play, sportsmanship and team work! Don’t wait, sign up today as class is limited to the first 16 particpants!

Junior Karate (Grades 8 - 14)

A small group program geared to 5th and 6th grade boys (U11) interested in improving their lacrosse skills prior to the MBYLL season. Goals: To improve the fundamentals required to be a better youth lacrosse player. Emphasis will be on dodging, shooting and defense. This is not for beginners and requires at least one year of experience. Full equipment is required.

Boys Youth Lacrosse Clinic (Grades 2 - 4)

This program is geared to boys new to the game or those looking for Your child will love this 10 week age appropriate karate class that will fo- more work on the basic fundamentals. Proper techniques emphasized cus on listening, memory, attention and respect. This class will introduce will be: catching, throwing, checking and rules. Sessions will be filled with the basics of karate including gross motor skills, fine motor skills, stretch- games and drills that will be incorporated in a fun and exciting manner. ing, balancing, and of course kicks, blocks and punches! Each participant This is a great warm up to the youth lacrosse season. Sticks and gloves will receive their own uniform and belt! are required. Date: Mondays, March 31st - June 16th (Off 4/21 and 5/26) Time: 5:15PM - 6:00PM Location: Marblehead Community Center - Game Rm. Fee: $210.00 Instructor: Steve Nugent, Karate Institute

High School Futsal (Grades 8 - 12)

This program is for competitive soccer players in grades 8-12. Players should have prior knowledge/ experience in the game of soccer, futsal experience is a plus. Our goal is to improve the overall skill of players in the town of Marblehead. Sessions will consist of a warm-up, drills, and short games. We are hoping to get four teams total of about 5 players each. Date: Mondays, April 14th - June 9th (Skip April 21 and May 26) Time: 3:00PM to 4:00PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Gym Fee: $30.00 Program Supervisor: Kevin Colcord Min 12/Max 24

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Date: Wednesdays, February 5th - March 12h (Off 2/19) Time: 3:00PM - 3:55PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $65.00 Instructor: John Pynchon Min 8/ Max 12

Cardio, Agility & Strength (Ages 14 - 18)

This fun circuit training class will teach boys & girls how to properly strength train by working in circuit style stations. Participants will improve their overall health and gain strength, stamina and agility each week. This is a great pre-season tune up for all spring athletes which includes softball, baseball, girls lacrosse and boys lacrosse! Date: T.B.A. Time: 3:30PM - 4:30PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $80.00 Instructor: Eric Knight Min 8 / Max 16

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Bokwa - New! (Age 16+)

Heart Saver AED (Adults, College, HS & Middle

Everyone is doing it. If you can move and you can spell, you can do Bokwa®. From 4 year old kids, to men and women in their seventies, to guys with “2 left feet”, to world champion dancers, Bokwa ® engages participants of all ages in the same class and to the same music.

Date: Thursday, April 10th Time: 6:00PM - 10:00PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $40.00 Instructor: Cataldo Ambulance Service

Join Marblehead Recreation for the brand new BOKWA® Class! BOKWA® is Different. It is not really a dance workout – there is no choreography and no counting steps. Participants draw letters and numbers with their feet, while moving together to music in free form rhythm.

School) This course is tailored for grandparents, parents, adults and teens. Training includes adult, child, and pediatric CPR, choking, and use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

Date: Saturday, April 12th Time: 9:30AM - 11:00AM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $15.00 per person Instructor: Josephine Doroja

Heartsaver First Aid (Adults, College, HS & Middle School) This course is ideal for parents, grandparents, babysitters, teens and lifeguards. Training covers first aid for adults, children and infants including basic use of gloves, bleeding and bandaging and medical emergencies.

Intro to Lacrosse (Adults 18 +)

Date: Thursday, April 24th Time: 6:00PM - 10:00PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $40.00 Instructor: Cataldo Ambulance Service

This program is an introduction to the game of lacrosse for parents/ coaches new to the game. Participants will learn the language, rules & regulations as well as equipment needed to ensure a succesful lacrosse season. Points of emphasis will include how the game is played and schemed (man-up and man-down; transition). Whether you are a parent of a player, spectator, aspiring player or coach this class is for you!

Adult Badminton - Drop In (Adults 18 +)

Date: Thursday, March 6th Time: 7:00PM - 8:15PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $15.00 per person Instructor: John Pynchon MHS Boys Lacrosse

Join Marblehead Recreation in this open gym concept badminton program. It’s fun, social and a great workout. This program will be offered on two days, Wednesday nights and Sunday Mornings. Date: Wednesdays & Sundays - YEAR ROUND (off on holidays) Time: Wednesdays 7:00PM - 9:45PM Sundays 10:00AM - 1:00PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: Wednesday $5.00 Sunday $8.00 Participants must pay/sign in at office window prior to entering the gym

Adult Volleyball - Drop In (Adults 18 +)

This program will run on Monday and Thursday nights and will be OFF on holidays. Volleyball is a great way to socialize, exercise and stay active throughout the entire year. Games/teams will be set up each week by the program supervisor.

Want to suggest a new recreation event or program? If so, contact Tim Short at Marblehead Recreation & Parks Department 781.631.3350 or shortt@marblehead.org

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Date: Mondays & Thursdays - YEAR ROUND Does not run on HOLIDAYS Time: 7:30PM - 9:45PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: *$5.00 per day Participants must pay/sign in at office window prior to entering the gym

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Zumba! (Age 18+)

Food, Attitude & Movement = Healthier, Happier Kids - New! (Age 18+)

Get fit and have fun in our new evening Zumba Fitness® class with licensed instructor Kim Crowley. Zumba blends Latin rhythms and easyto-follow choreography in an aerobic class for all ages and fitness levels.

Need insight from a trusted advisor on how to keep your kids healthy and well throughout the year? In this stand-alone workshop, you’ll get Dr. Bill Sears’ science-based, proven, and real-world education and solutions to challenges commonly heard from those who live or work with kids age 3-12. We’ll focus on winter and cold-weather tips on movement and food, especially. This course is great for parents, grandparents, teachers, nurses, doctors, and childcare providers. Attendees will learn: 1.) which foods are best for growing kids; 2.) easy label reading techniques; 3.)the skinny on fats; 4.) a few seasonal eating ideas; 5.) healthy recipes that make nutrition easy, fun, and affordable; and 5.) ideas and activities to keep kids moving. Taught by Dr. Sears’ Wellness Institute Certified Health Coach, Lauren K. Bodenski.

Date: Session I Wednesday, February 26th - April 2nd Session II Wednesday, April 9th - May 14th Time: 7:00PM- 8:00PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $65.00 per session Min 8 Max 20 Instructor: Kim Crowley

Baby Boot Camp - StrollFit

This is one of the most popular stroller fitness classes going! STROLLFIT is a 60-minute class format for mom and baby. STROLLFIT classes cater to all fitness levels: pregnant moms, new moms recovering from pregnancy and conditioned moms with one or two stroller-aged children. Cardio drills, strength training exercises and stretching increases overall fitness, and the ab assault at the end of class means you get a total body workout! Participants must be be at least 6 weeks postpartum (8 weeks for a cesarean section) and have received verbal clearance from their physician to resume physical exercise. Grab your stroller and child and lets get rolling!

Date: Wednesday, February 26th Time: 7:00M - 9:00PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $40.00 Min 8/Max 20

Voice Over Acting Class (Adults 18 +)

Have you ever been told you have a great voice? Students will gain the experience of recording a commercial script under the direct supervision of class instructors. During this program participants will also take a realistic and entertaining look at the positive and negative components of building success as a voice actor in the area.

Date: Tuesdays, May 6th - June 10th Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM Location: Gatchells Park Fee: $75.00 Instructor: Christine Bondola

Date: Tuesday, February 25th Time: 6:30PM - 9:00PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $40.00 Min 8/Max 20

Ballroom Dancing - NEW!

1. Introduction to Ballroom Dancing Smooth Dances: Waltz & Foxtrot Learn the basics of these classic ballroom dances - take to the dance floor with ease! 2. Club Latin Salsa & Bachata Spice it up and learn these popular Latin dances. In this class you will learn the basic rhythms, body action and partnering techniques.

You Can Afford College If... - New!

… you PLAN in advance, you UNDERSTAND the financial aid process, and you ACT early enough to be successful - ideally before December 31st of the child’s sophomore year of high school. All schools are not alike, so it is important to know your options and opportunities. A free financial aid analysis will be available to all attendees. For more information please visit our website at www.collegefundingadvisors.com.

Date: Sundays, February 23rd - March 16th Time: 6:30pm to 7:30pm (Ballroom) & 7:30pm to 8:30pm (Latin) Location: Marblehead School of Ballet Fee: $50.00 each Instructor: Staff at Marblehead School of Ballet

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Date: Thursday, March 6th Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Fee: $20.00

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Summer Program

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Join Marblehead Recreation and Parks as you dance the night away with your special little girl. The Daddy Daughter Valentine Dance is open to dads, grandfathers, uncles, close family friends or guardians. This night will be filled with family friendly music and lots of dancing! To keep the party moving a DJ will be onsite coordinating fun interactive dance style games. So put on your best suit, tie and shoes and pamper that special little girl for a night you both will never forget.

Daughter DANCE Friday, February 7th

Light refreshments will be served in the Dining Hall, and don’t forget to bring a camera! Marblehead Recreation & Parks Staff will be on site to take photos of you and your guest with your camera/phone.

Time: 6:30PM - 8:00PM Location: Marblehead Community Center Adults $10.00 ADMISSION Children $5.00 $20.00 Max. for Family *Limited Tickets

All participants must pre -register at the Marblehead Recreation and Parks office, located at 10 Humphrey Street, Marblehead MA. Space is limited!

Marblehead Recreation Summer Playground Program

Save the dates!

It’s never to early to start planning your summer! Below you can find our upcoming summer playground dates and hours, be sure to mark them on your calendar. This year’s summer playground program will be a blast for all particiapants! Information will be released in April so STAY TUNED!

SESSION 1: June 30th - July 4th (Off July 4)

SESSION 5: July 28th - August 1st

SESSION 2: July 7th - July 11th

SESSION 6: August 4th - August 8th

SESSION 3: July 14th - July 18th

SESSION 7: August 12th - August 15th

SESSION 4: July 21st - July 25th

SESSION 8: August 18th - August 22nd

Program Hours: 8:00AM - 3:30PM *Please note these dates are subject to change. Information and registration will be released in our Summer Program guide, scheduled to be released in April. Participants cannot register at this time.

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Registration FORM

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Town of Marblehead Parks & Recreation Program Registration Form

#1 Legal guardian, OR participant if age 18+: _________________________________________ Date: __________________ Mailing Address _____________________________________

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Street

Home Phone (__________) ________________________

Town

________________ Zip Code

Cell Phone (___________) _______________________

E-Mail _____________________________________________________________(for receipts and program information only) #2 Legal guardian, OR emergency contact not listed above :_____________________________________________________ Home Phone (___________) __________________________

Cell Phone (____________) _______________________

Address (if different from above) ______________________________________ Street

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Does participant(s) have any medical concerns/allergies: YES or NO (circle) - If YES please fill out the standard health form on the back of this page.

Town

Zip Code

Are you interested in volunteering for any of the programs below if applicable?: YES or NO (circle) PLEASE LIST THE PROGRAM THAT YOU ARE INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING FOR: _______________________________________________

M/F

Participant(s) name:

Gender

D.O.B

*Grade see above

Program / activity name (include session(s) or dates)

Fee amount

$ $ $ $

Payment Method: Cash / Check: # _________________ Total amount paid: $ Checks made payable to TOWN OF MARBLEHEAD. Credit cards are not accepted. MARBLEHEAD RECREATION & PARKS CONSENT & RELEASE FORM I, ____________________, the undersigned PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN of the above-named participant(s) OR participation in the above listed athletic and/or recreational program(s) of the Town of Marblehead.

PARTICIPANT do hereby consent to

I agree and covenant to forever RELEASE, acquit, discharge and hold harmless the Town of Marblehead, its Recreation and Parks Department and any and all Town employees, agents, board members, volunteers and any and all individuals and organizations assisting or participating in the voluntary athletic or recreational programs of the Town of Marblehead (hereinafter, collectively, the “Town of Marblehead”) from any and all claims of any nature or kind whatsoever, actions, rights of action and causes of action, damages, costs, expenses and fees, except those resulting from the Town’s gross negligence or intentional, reckless or willful misconduct, that may have arisen in the past or which may arise in the future, directly or indirectly, from any and all known or unknown personal injuries to the participant or property damage, which the participant has suffered or may hereafter suffer, resulting from or in any way growing out of, directly or indirectly, participation in the Town of Marblehead voluntary athletic and/or recreational programs and/or activities. I hereby forever RELEASE, indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Town of Marblehead against any and all legal claims of any nature or kind whatsoever and proceedings of any description, with the exceptions referenced above, that may have been asserted in the past or may be asserted in the future, directly or indirectly, arising from personal injuries to the participant or property damage resulting from or in any way growing out of, directly or indirectly, participation in the Town of Marblehead voluntary athletic and/or recreational programs and/or activities. I further hereby affirm that I have read this Consent and Release Form and that I understand the contents of this Form. I understand that participation in these programs is voluntary and that the participant is free to choose not to participate in said programs. By signing this Form, I affirm that I have decided the participant may participate in the Town of Marblehead’s athletic and/or recreational programs and/or activities with full knowledge that the Town of Marblehead will not be liable to anyone for any personal injuries to the participant or property damage suffered while in the voluntary participation of the Town of Marblehead athletic and/or recreational programs and/or activities.

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THIS FORM TO BE FILLED OUT ONLY IF PARTICIPANT HAS A HISTORY OF HEALTH PROBLEMS OR REGISTERED FOR A PROGRAM THAT IS LICENSED AS A CAMP CHILD’S NAME: ________________________________________________DOB:_________________ 1) Has your child been in good health in the past year? Yes No If no, please explain: __________________________________________________________________ 2) Does your child have any type of allergies? Yes No If yes please explain: ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ 3) Has your child had any of the following in the past three years? a.) seizures Yes No b.) severe injuries or accidents Yes No c.) fractures or broken bones Yes No d.) hospitalizations Yes No e.) operations Yes No f.) history of a heart murmur Yes No g.) medicines or treatments prescribed by a physician or clinic Yes No h.) history of chickenpox Yes No If yes to any of the above please explain: __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ 4) Is your child currently taking any medications? Yes No If yes, please list your child’s medications: _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ 5) Is your child currently receiving any type of treatment? Yes No If yes, please explain: _________________________________________________________________________________ 6) In the past year, has your child had any of the following problems? a.) problems with eyes or seeing Yes No b.) excessive bleeding when cut Yes No c.) problems with ears or hearing Yes No d.) allergies Yes No e.) physical restrictions due to any heart problem Yes No f.) asthma or breathing problems Yes No g.) sleeping difficulties Yes No h.) behavior problems Yes No i.) difficulties with physical activities Yes No j.) problems with general development and maturity Yes No k.) change in family structure Yes No If yes to any of the above, please explain: _______________________________________________________________________________ 7) Does your child wear glasses, contact lenses or a hearing aid? Yes No Please circle those which apply. 8) Has your child seen a dentist in the past year? Yes No Dentist name and phone number: _______________________________________________________________________________ 9) Has any family member developed any serious health problems within the last year? Yes No If yes, please explain: ____________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ 10) Do you think your child is fit to participate in all program activities? Yes No If no, please explain: _______________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________ Parent/ Legal guardian signature

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RENT THE COMMUNITY CENTER for any of the following activities - Registration Nights - Cub Scouts/Brownie Meetings

- Interest Clubs

- Coaches Meetings

- Non Profit Gatherings

- Information Nights

- Birthday Parties - Youth Organizations meetings, practices & games Looking for an easy and accomodating space to hold a meeting, birthday party, practice or information night? Well look no further! Visit Marblehead Recreation and Parks at www.marblehead.org or contact us at 781.631.3305 and book one of our many rooms or gymnasium for your next event!

LOOKING FOR SUMMER WORK? MARBLEHEAD RECREATION AND PARKS IS HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS

SUMMER CAMP COUNSELORS BEACH LIFEGUARDS SAILING DIRECTOR SAILING STAFF SEASONAL PARK MAINTENANCE SPORTS ASSISTANT Employees must fill out a job application at Marblehead Recreation & Parks located at 10 Humphrey Street, Marblehead MA Interviews will be set up after all applications are reviewed. Please note that all candidates are not guaranteed an interview.

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Looking Forward to the Spring Season!

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