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GO PLAY Parks, Programs & Events Guide

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Greetings! Our Mission,

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"Our team of recreation and parks professionals strives daily to create opportunities for a more vibrant community. We take pride in the parks, programs, and events provided to our community." The above is the Parks and Recreation Mission Statement! I read it often and refer to the mission statement at least once a week. Mission statements should clearly communicate what it is they do. Our mission statement does this exact thing, we create opportunities through parks, program, and events. SIMPLE!! NOT always so SIMPLE. How do we create opportunities? Who do we hire to create these opportunities? What work goes into keeping our parks clean and inclusive? How much time is required for a successful event? Do the programs serve the needs of the community? Are the program's costs efficient? And so many more questions!   Hidden within our Mission statement is a lot of work, planning, communicating, hours, etc... The mission statement is accomplished and carried out by our cohesive and passionate team. Our team consists of Program Directors, Janitors, Maintenance Staff, Administrative Assistants, Art Teachers, Drama Teachers, Coaches, Lifeguards, Counselors, Yoga Instructors, Referees and Officials, Volunteers, and many more seasonal staff that contribute in making Rutland Recreation and Parks successful.  I am passionate and intentional about who we hire to lead our programs.  The leaders are what make the programs and events so awesome!  They make connections with kids, family, and community. Some of our High School and College staff become positive role models and mentors to the younger generation. I truly believe our programs are only as successful as the leaders we hire! As we move into the Spring and Summer, you may see counselors, maintenance, lifeguards, or coaches out in the community making our programs, parks, and events fun and accessible… Tell them thanks for making opportunities available for our community! Serving the Community, 

                                              Kim Peters                                                 Superintendent Recreation and Parks                                       

60TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARADE Saturday, October 26th 2019 @ 6:30pm Registration for the Hallow een Parade w ill open ON LIN E on August 15th 2019. Registration Closes on October 4th 2019.  

For more information on how to be a part of the biggest event of 2019 visit: /hallow een 

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Community Programs & Events Youth Sports Pool & Aquatics Day Camps Youth Sport Camps Flip Side Skate Park Rutland Youth Theatre Art Programs Adult & Teen Programs Godnick Adult Center Facilities


Center Street Marketplace

White Memorial Park

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT Rutland’s 17th Annual National Night Out (Community Building and Engagement) National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. Tuesday, August 6th,from 4PM-7PM at Giorgetti Park

OFFICES COURCELLE BUILDING 16 North Street Extension Office hours: 8:30AM-5PM Mon-Fri Registration hours: 9AM-5PM Mon-Fri GODNICK ADULT CENTER 1 Deer Street Office hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM Mon-Fri GIORGETTI ARENA 2 Oak Street Extension REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Recreation Office: 802-773-1822 Email: Website:





Parks Director


Maintenance Specialist II

Maintenance Specialist II

Bob came to our department in 1995 as a Master Mechanic with a backgroundin construction. He has completed the Pool Operator and Certified Play Structure Courses. In 2003, Bob became the Parks Director and has found his work in the Maintenance Department to be highly rewarding. Many parks and facilities have seen complete makeovers under his supervision, including the refrigeration of Giorgetti Ice Arena and the new White Memorial Park Pool. During Hurricane Irene in 2011, the Recreation Department experienced great damage to many parks, Bob and his team worked endlessly to see that the fields and parks were restored. Bob has treasured his time at the Rec, and looks forward to the future of the department.

Tyler started with the Recreation Department as a seasonal employee in 2002 while attending Castleton University. He has experienced many transformations to our parks and facilities, and is enthusiastic about continuing the momentum to upgrade our parks and facilities. He was part of the restoration efforts after Hurricane Irene. When he was hired full-time, he was able to continue his education through the Recreation Department. He is a Certified Play Structure Inspector and Certified Pool Operator. He has completed two years worth of courses at Maintenance Management School at Oglebay in West Virginia. Tyler looks forward to continuing his career with the department.

Kyle started with the Maintenance Department as a seasonal worker after Graduating from Castleton University in 2009 and has since worked his way up to being a full-time Maintenance Specialist II. He is a Certified Play Structure Inspector and a Certified Pool Operator. Kyle is the OSHA Safety Supervisor for the Recreation Department. During the Winter, Kyle can be found at Giorgetti Arena maintaining the ice. In the Spring and Summer, he specializes in lining and painting our sports fields. Kyle looks forward to continuing to improve our parks for the community.

Jeff has been with the Recreation Department since the early 70’s and has served many different roles during his time. He started out managing and maintaining Rotary Park’s outdoor ice rinks, and was instrumental in the opening of Giorgetti Ice Arena. At Giorgetti, Jeff was the lead Skating Instructor while also managing the Rink. In the early 80’s Jeff moved over to work at the Godnick Adult Center where he coordinated and supervised the trips for twenty years. It was not until the early 2000’s when Jeff joined our Maintenance Department. During the Winter you can find Jeff at Giorgetti Arena caring for the ice, but Jeff’s true passion is getting softball, baseball and little league fields ready for game day! Jeff is grateful to have had so many different roles in this department over the years.





Maintenance Specialist I

Maintenance Specialist I

Custodian II

Maintenance Apprentice

Zach is rounding his sixth year with the Maintenance team. Starting with the Recreation Department as a seasonal employee, he has worked his way up to a full-time Maintenance Specialist I and is working toward his Maintenance Specialist ll Certification. Zach spends his Winters at Giorgetti Arena maintaining the ice. During the Summer you will find Zach caring for all of our fields and checking on the pool as a Certified Pool Operator.

Conrad started at the Recreation Department as a seasonal worker while studying at Castleton University. Conrad was hired as a Maintenance Specialist I full time and continued his studying through the Maintenance Department. He is a Certified Pool Operator and is currently working toward his Maintenance Management Certification at Oglebay in West Virginia. Conrad spends his Winters maintaining ice at Giorgetti Arena and his Summers developing new plans for our parks.

Mike came to our department in the Summer of 2014 as a part of our Maintenance team, he spent that Summer learning about our parks and facilities and how to maintain them. During the Winter Mike worked at Giorgetti Arena, where he was trained as a Zamboni Operator. After his first year at the department, he was offered a Custodian position, where he now spends his days traveling to each of our facilities to ensure they are ready for the community.

Bobby joined the Recreation crew in Summer 2018 and is looking forward to staying on year-round with the rest of the Maintenance Team! He has enjoyed learning how to care for each of our different parks and facilities. In the future, Bobby hopes to continue his education in our maintenance department and work toward becoming a Maintenance Specialist I.


NEW REGISTRATION HOURS AND METHODS BEGINNING AT THE END OF JUNE 2019 We will have new hours and new ways of registering starting late June. Our new hours for registration will be 9:00am - 5:00pm. Our new options include phone and in person registrations during our open registration hours, and on-line registration available 24/7!


Get a closer look at the individuals that make up our Program Directors and Office Staff in the Fall/Winter brochure! Program Directors Nikki Adams, April Cioffi, Nicole Densmore, Brittany Malmgren, Marketing & Community Outreach Coordinator Colleen Landon, Godnick Administrative Assistant Denise Greene,

You can register anytime during office hours at the Courcelle building. Payment for recreational programs can be made with Cash, Check, or Visa/Mastercard. Cash or check only for Godnick Center Programs. Register over the phone by calling 802-773-1822 You can register for programs anytime online at Registrations will be accepted until the program is filled, unless a deadline is stated in the program description. Early registration is encouraged as programs fill up quickly! Payment is due at the time of registration. PLEASE NOTE: Programs incur a $10 late registration fee less than 10 days from the start date.

NIHAD BASIC Graduate Student Intern - Castleton University M.S. Athletic Leadership 2019 Nihad joined the Recreation team as an intern in January. His experience as the Sports Management Graduate Assistant and former Assistant Men's Soccer Coach at Castleton University makes him a valuable asset to our team. Nihad is here to continue his education as he pursues his Master's in Athletic Leadership at Castleton University. Throughout the Spring, you will see him at our Front Desk and Giorgetti!

WHAT IF A PROGRAM IS POSTPONED/CANCELLED? Inclement Weather may impact our programs, please check your email and our Facebook page for updates. If Rutland City Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, programs may be cancelled. Other Cancellations: We reserve the right to cancel any programs due to insufficient enrollment or for other reasons preventing the acceptable presentation of the activity.

WHAT IS THE REFUND POLICY? A full refund (minus a $5 administrative fee) will be given for withdrawal from a program if requested ten (10) business days proir to the start of the program. If the department makes changes to a class that prohibits a participant from attanding the class, there is a full refund with no administrative fees. A 50% refund will be given for withdrawal from a program if the request is made less than 10 days prior but before the class has started, In the case of team sports, the date the program has started is the date the teams are formed. A 25% refund will be given for withdrawal from the program if a request is made on the day that the program started (or the day after for evening classes). There are no refunds after that date. All requests for refunds must be made in writing by filling our a Refund Request Form, which is available in the office or at

RETURN CHECK FEE POLICY There is a fee of $40 from customers whose checks have been returned to the city.

ARE SCHOLARSHIPS PROVIDED? AM I A RESIDENT? The Rutland Recreation and Parks Department and the Recreation Committee recognize that the charging of fees for programs may place such an economic hardship on some individuals that they are unable to participate. For that reason, a fee reduction waiver system is available for eligible residents of Rutland City. All scholarships will run from July 1st to June 30th of each year. You must reapply each year to see if you are eligible for a scholarship. Contact the recreation office for information or to apply for the scholarship. Confidentiality will be maintained. Contact Colleen Landon for more information about Scholarships.

If you live within the Rutland City limits you are a resident.

WHAT DO NON-RESIDENTS PAY? Non-residents pay an additional $11 administrative fee per program Limited access programs may have a later registration date for non-residents. If so, it will be noted under the program information.

DO YOU PROVIDE INSURANCE? The Rutland Recreation and Parks Department does not provide accident or hospitalization insurance for participants. Participants are strongly advised to have adequate insurance. Participation is at your own risk.

ARE PROGRAMS ACCESSIBLE? Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request to ensure that programs are accessible to all individuals regardless of ability.

WHAT IS THE PARTICIPANT BEHAVIOR POLICY? Behaviors of participants that pose a risk to other participants, staff and/or the participant himself/herself or that so alters the program to such a degree that we are no longer offering the intended program, will be a cause to remove the participant or participants from the program either temporarily of permanently.


CHALK THE WALK Hands On Minds On Children’s Art Studio’s Annual Chalk the Walk, a sidewalk chalk art festival. Enjoy art and the outdoors! Grab friends, or come and make new ones, and create a colorful piece of art in one of the squares. Families are encouraged to come to participate in chalk art or just come to watch and enjoy some of the other activities. More details about the event are available at This is a free event with a suggested donation of $3, proceeds benefit the Hands On Minds On Art Studio. We hope to see your there! ALL AGES - GODNICK CENTER SU 5/5 11AM-3PM RAIN DATE SATURDAY 5/11



Once again the Rutland Kiwanis Club and the Rutland Recreation & Parks Department will be hosting a special fishing day for children up to age 13. A parent/guardian must accompany the child. Registration is at 8:30AM. Prizes are awarded in various categories. Fish will be provided by the Vermont Fish & Game Department.

The Rutland Kiwanis Club, Killington/Pico Cycling Club and the Rutland Recreation & Parks Department will be hosting a bike safety day for children up to age 13. A parent/guardian must accompany the child. There will be a road safety course, mountain bike skills course, bike checks and helmets provided. Remember to bring your bike!



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The Recreation Department oversees two community gardens. Each one is unique! The Northeast gardens have a range of sizes with trails right off the gardens. The Northwest garden is in the middle of a neighborhood and has 16 plots available in 4 raised beds. The Northwest garden has only rain water collection on-site. The fee to rent ranges from $10 - $40 - depending on the size of the plot. Non-residents add $11 to the fee. A refundable clean-up deposit of $10-$25 is required.


We are back for another wonderful week of hiking, playing and creating! This camp will take place at Giorgetti Park, they will be picked up Registration for Rutland City residents starts and dropped off at Giorgetti Arena and spend March 1st and April 2nd for non-residents. For the week exploring different areas of the park. more information or to rent a spot visit There will be plenty of time for games on the indoor turf, and lots of hiking area to cover at Pine Hill Park. Join us for a great week of fun and adventure! GRADES K-6 - GIORGETTI ARENA M-F 4/15-4/19 7:30AM-4PM $99R/$110NR

Gather your friends and family to listen to some soothing Summer tunes every Wednesday at Main Street Park! All Concerts are 7:00-8:30PM. WEDNESDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES Dates are subject to change due to Inclement Weather W 6/19-8/7 7:00-8:30PM FREE

6/19 Phil Henry Band 6/26 Miss Guilded Angels 7/3 Enerjazz 7/10 Rick Reddington & the Luv

ART IN THE PARK ULTIMATE FRISBEE All are welcome. Any age and ability. Even if you’ve never even thrown a disc before. We love introducing new people to the sport and meeting people from the area. For more information contact Wheaton Squier: ALL AGES - GIORGETTI PARK FIELD TH 5/16-8/29 6:00PM $5 (ONE TIME FEE)

Back for an incredible 57th year, over 130 fine artists and crafts persons come together for a weekend of fantastic shopping and fun! Get a jump on your holiday shopping, as you enjoy live music, hands-on art projects and demonstrations. Fabulous food, drink and fun for all. Sponsored by the Chaffee Art Gallery. For more information visit ALL AGES - Main Street Park SA/SU 8/10-8/11 11AM-4PM SA/SU 10/5-10/6 10AM-4PM

7/17 TBA 7/24 Aaron Audet Band 7/31 Steve Hartmann 8/7 John Lackard Blues Band SUNDAY NIGHT CITY BAND Our very own Rutland City Band every Sunday! SU 6/16-8/18 7:00PM-8:30PM FREE


Join us for another year of Summer Fun with our sponsor, RRMC! With several events to choose from, there is something everyone will like, all ages are encouraged to join us for these events this Summer!

WALK, WAG & RUN Bring your Leashed Dogs for this low impact cross country running event with distance options of 2.5K or 5K. All adults who run or walk with a dog will have their $5 race registration covered by S.E. Smith! Youth fees for all races are covered by our title sponsor RRMC Rehabilitation Services. ALL AGES: College of Saint Joseph TU 5/28 6:30PM Ages 18+ $5 TU 6/25 6:30PM Ages 18+ $5 TU 7/23 6:30PM Ages 18+ $5

S U M M E R SSU UN MSMEETR S U N S E T Enjoy the Sunsets of Summer through this 5K trail course. Walk or run at your own pace! Youth fees for all races are covered by our title sponsor RRMC Rehabilitation Services ALL AGES: Giorgetti Park/Pine Hill Trails TU 6/11 6:30PM Ages 18+ $5 TU 7/9 6:30PM Ages 18+ $5 TU 8/13 6:30PM Ages 18+ $5

DROOPY PEDAL MOUNTAIN BIKE Our Mountain Bike Races are back by popular demand! All skill levels are invited to join us for these events, for a 3 or 8 mile, based on your ability. Youth fees for all races are covered by our title sponsor RRMC Rehabilitation Services. ALL AGES: Giorgetti Park/Pine Hill Trails TU 6/18 6:30PM Ages 18+ $5 TU 7/16 6:30PM Ages 18+ $5 TU 8/20 6:30PM Ages 18+ $5


The Rutland Recreation Department in conjunction with the Vermont Recreation & Parks Association offer discounted tickets to Great Escape, Six Flags New England, and Bromley Sun Mountain Adventure Park. TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE and CASH ONLY. Great Escape GAD Tickets Great Escape Parking Tickets Six Flags New England GAD Tickets Bromley Mtn. Adventure Park GAD Tickets (GAD = Good-Any-Day Admission Tickets)

$41 $18 $41 $35

Tickets available between Memorial Day and Labor Day

INSPIRATIONS IN NATURE NIGHT HIKE Join local naturalist Tom Estill on a night stroll along the Carriage Trail as we search for the "night critters" of Pine Hill Park. We will be listening for the call of owls, foxes, coyotes, and frogs, all while observing the night work of beavers at Rocky Pond. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. Bring water, a small snack and a flashlight. Difficulty: Easy/Moderate AGES 11+ - Giorgetti/Pine Hill Park F 4/12 7PM-9PM Free

EARLY MORNING BIRD WALK Tom Estill leads an early morning bird stroll at Park trails in search of the numerous and varied birds flying through the area as they head north during their annual migration. We should see and hear dozens of species of birds, many of which will be in their colorful breeding plumage stage. Bring water, bug spray, binoculars and comfortable walking shoes. Difficulty: Easy/Moderate All Ages: Giorgetti/Pine Hill Park SA 5/11 7:30AM-9:30AM Free

NATURE HIKE Come and learn about the wildlife of Pine Hill Park on this moderate stroll through some of the trails of the Park. We'll be looking at the various plants and animals that inhabit this wonderful park, and work with some of the tools a naturalist uses in their work. Bring your wildlife guide books, binoculars, comfortable walking shoes, bug spray, and love of the outdoors. Difficulty: Easy/Moderate AGES 11+ - Giorgetti Pine Hill Park SA 6/8 9:30AM-12PM Free



Activity Number - 521202-C Join RHS Varsity Lacrosse coaches and their players for a non-contact, skills program that is designed to introduce America’s “First Sport” to your child. Required equipment: lacrosse stick and mouth-guard. There will be limited sticks available to rent for the season at the Recreation Center. Rental fee is $5 with a $45 deposit. *$10 late registration fee added after 4/19/19

Games are Saturday and Sunday mornings with occasional weekdays. Practices will be determined by coaches. All teams will play in the Middlebury tournament in June. Prior to registration, players must become US Lacrosse Members: additional $25/player. Registration will not be accepted without current membership. Girl's Team: Northern Vermont Youth Lacrosse League Equipment: eye-wear, mouth guard, and lacrosse stick Boy's Team: Tri Mountain Lacrosse League Equipment: helmet, shoulder pads, elbow pads, mouth guard, gloves and lacrosse stick A limited amount of equipment is available for rent by the Recreation Department, please ask at time of registration. Please note this league will conflict with off season sport leagues. It is up to each family to make the commitment to the teams.

Grades K-2 - Rutland High School Field SU 4/28-6/2 10:00AM-11:00AM $34R/$45NR (no practice 5/26)

Girls/Boys Grades 3-4 LEAGUE April - June $62R/$73NR Girls/Boys Grades 5-6 LEAGUE April - June $62R/$73NR Girls/Boys Grades 7-8 LEAGUE April - June $70R/$81NR PLUS $40 uniform deposit required. $10 Late fee added after 3/29/2019



Activity Number - 521021 Level 1 students will gain knowledge and understanding of equipment, safety, form, shooting, and marksmanship. We will supply the targets, bows, and arrows. If your child has their own re-curve bow they can bring that as well. Level 2 is for students who have already taken Archery 1 and are interested in going further. Learn and hone more refined techniques, while growing as an individual Archer. Instructor: Melinda Laben

Introducing our Gritty Girls Mountain Bike Club! This all-girls club will encourage and promote confidence, knowledge and basic skills in a supportive team environment through games, group rides, and fun challenges. Program Fee Includes t-shirt. Equipment loan and/or bike discounts are available. Get ready to ride the trails!

Ages 7+ - Meadow Street L1: W 4/24-5/15 4PM-5PM L 2: W 4/24-5/15 5PM-6PM L 1: W 5/29-6/19 5PM-6PM

An optional Killington Resort day for riding will be available at a discounted rate. For more information contact Shelley Lutz, Grades 3-8 - Pine Hill Park/Giorgetti* 1PM-3PM $35R/$46NR Su 4/28-6/02

$48R/$59NR $48R/$59NR $48R/$59NR

*Dates are subject to change due to inclement weather, members will be notified by email for schedule changes.


FOOTBALL FULL PADDED FLAG Activity Number - 342642 The Rutland Teams are a part of the Southwest Vermont Middle School Football Travel League. This Travel League practices every weeknight, and typically has games Saturdays, Sundays or Weeknights. Practices start MID AUGUST, games begin in September and last through October. Entering Grades 7-8 - Practices/Games TBD $175R/$187NR SU-SA August - October Uniform & Equipment Deposit $100


Activity Number - 322112 The Fall Soccer Teams will play in a house league. Games are on Saturday afternoons. Register by August 16th to be guaranteed a spot!

Activity Number - 342642 This is a non-contact football league for boys and girls. Teams will practice Tuesday and Friday, Grades 3&4 - Meadow Street and have games Sunday afternoon. League 8/26-10/19 Register by August 16th to be guaranteed a spot! Division A Grade 3&4 League 8/26-10/20


Division B Grade 5&6 League 8/26-10/20


Grades 5&6 - Meadow Street League 8/26-10/19




SOFTBALL MINOR DIVISION Activity Number - 522071-A The Rutland teams are part of the Rutland County Girls’ Softball Association. Games are played on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and some Saturdays. Once teams have been organized through a draft process, coaches will notify players about practice and game schedules. If we have more than one team we will hold a draft and notify players of the draft date. REGISTER by April 12th to secure your spot!

Activity Number - 542321 Join one of the fastest growing youth sports in MAJOR DIVISION the nation and see what the excitement is all Activity Number - 522071 about. We teach all our players proper playing The Rutland teams are part of the Rutland technique, laws (rules) of the game and proper County Girls’ Softball Association. This is a travel conditioning to ensure they will enjoy the sport. league that runs from mid-June to end of July. Open to all high school age students in the area Games are played on Monday and Wednesday regardless of school affiliation. Practice twice a evenings and some Saturdays. Once teams have week – games on Saturday or Sunday. Fee been organized, coaches will notify players about USA Rugby Membership and includes practice and game schedules. transportation to away games. REGISTER by May 24th to secure your spot!

DEADLINE: We will accommodate all girls that register by 4/12/19. After that date it will depend on availability. Grades 3-6 - Northeast School Softball Field LEAGUE April - June $49R/$60NR

Girls Grade 9-12 - Gawet Rugby Field, West Girls 6-8 Grade - Home Field Northeast, Travel Rutland LEAGUE March-June $88R/$99NR Fields TBD M-Sa

June - July




Activity Number - 221013 This is an instructional Tee Ball program for boys and girls using a safety ball. We’ll use fun games and drills to teach the basics during this 45-minute introduction to the world of baseball/softball. Parent participation is mandatory. Ages 5-6 - Northeast School Su 5/5-6/16 3PM-4PM $33R/$44NR *No 5/26/2019

*No 5/26/2019

TENNIS SUMMER NIGHTS Activity Number - 231032 Learn the lifetime sport of Tennis from the Professionals of Vermont Sport & Fitness! Supplies will be provided, so no racket - no problem! Instructors: Dan Doenges, Rob Purdy, and Paco. Ages 5-14 - Meadow Street Courts TU 6/18-7/9 5:30PM-6:30PM



Activity Number - 221013 This team is apart of the Rutland County Youth Baseball League. Games are played on weekday evenings and occasionally on Saturday. Teams are organized through a draft process. All communication for practices and game schedules will come from the coach. All players must be registered to attend mandatory evaluation on Sunday, April 7th at Giorgetti Arena. Minors Grades 3&4 White Memorial Park Grades 1-2 - Northeast School $49R/$60NR Su 5/5-6/16 4:30PM-5:45PM $38R/$49NR LEAGUE April - June Majors Grades 5&6 White Memorial Park W 5/8-6/12 6PM-7PM LEAGUE April - June $56R/$67NR

Activity Number - 222013 This is a coach pitch league for boys and girls using a safety ball. Players will also have the opportunity to work on and expand upon the skills that were learned in Tee Ball through skills sessions and games.


PLUS $40 Uniform deposit

Late fee of $10 after 3/29/2019

YOUTH MOUNTAIN BIKE CLUB Activity Number - 230011 Our youth mountain bike club is open to all levels of mountain bikers from all towns in grades 3-12 (younger participants are welcome with an accompanying adult). Participants will need a mountain bike with gears, helmet, closed-toe shoes and appropriate attire. Club members will ride together two times per week with the option to compete in the Droopy Pedal Series at Pine Hill Park. Mountain bike skills will be taught for beginners through expert youth riders. Register early and get on an e-mail list for possible pre-season rides. This summer we will also be offering a day trip up to Killington. There is an extra fee for this if you choose to attend. Head Coach - Shelley Lutz; Assisted by Brittany Malmgren.

Activity Number - 531032 This is your opportunity to learn about a very exciting sport that Entering Grade 3-12 - Giorgetti & Pine Hill Park combines the best attributes of both individual and team M/Th 6/6-7/25 6PM-8PM $26R/$37NR competition. Campers will also have the opportunity to W 6/26 All Day Killington Downhill Day Prices Below participate in the VRPA State Track Meet held on July 20th. Entering Grades 2-8 - RHS Alumni Field Track M/Th 6/27-7/20 5PM-6:30PM $83R/$94NR

Adult Mountain Bike Lift & Trail 1-Day $20.00 MB Lift, Trail & Rental Adult 1-Day $50.00

Jr Mountain Bike Lift & Trail 1-Day $20.00 MB Lift, Trail & Rental Jr 1-Day $50.00



Open Swim: Monday-Friday : 12PM-8PM Saturday-Sunday: 12PM-7PM *Hours are subject to change in August Lap Swim: Monday-Friday: 6AM-7:45AM (6 lanes) Lunch Time Lap Swim 10:30AM-12PM (3 lanes) Tuesday & Thursday: 7PM-8PM (2 lanes) Saturday-Sunday: 11AM-1PM (6 lanes) *Check for detail schedule on

Resident Summer Passes Youth Pass $45 Adult Pass $60 Family Pass $85 Senior Pass (60+) $30 Non-Resident Summer Passes Youth Pass $56 Adult Pass $71 Family Pass $106 Senior Pass (60+) $41

Daily Admission Resident Youth (0-17 yrs) $5 Adult (18-59 yrs) $6 Senior (60+) $5 Daily Admission Non-Resident Youth (0-17 yrs) $6 Adult (18-59 yrs) $7 Senior (60+) $6


SWIM TEAM Activity Number 235521 6/18-7/5 Ages 5+

Aquatots: 6 Months + Work with your child to get them comfortable with the water, by learning safe behaviors and developing a positive relationship between your child and the water. Parent participation is required. Preschool Swim (Levels 1-3): 18m - 5yrs Promoting basic water safety while learning fundamental aquatic skills, children will enjoy a smooth transition from land to water. Learn to Swim (Levels 1-6): 5yrs + Level 1 Introduction to Water Skills: blowing bubbles, front float and back float. Level 2 Fundamental Aquatic Skills: comfortable with face fully submerged in water and floating and movement in the water independently for 5 yards. Level 3 Stroke Development: introduction to treading water, building off front float and back float to learn freestyle and backstroke. Level 4 Stroke Improvement: increasing endurance with freestyle and backstroke while also introducing breaststroke and butterfly stroke. Level 5 Stroke Refinement: Requirement of swimming 50 yards of freestyle. Stroke drills and technique introduced for the four stokes. Level 6 Skill Proficiency: Personal water safety, swimmer fitness and fundamentals of diving.


Ages 5-19



Ages 11-19



Ages 5-10


Cost: $95R/$106 NR M-Th (8 Classes a session) * NO CLASS ON 7/4 Session 1: 6/24-7/5 Session 2: 7/8-7/18 Session 3: 7/22-8/1 ALL LESSONS ARE 30 MINUTES LONG Aqua-tots: 10AM, 10:30AM, 6PM Preschool 1: 11AM, 6PM Preschool 2: 11:30AM, 6:30PM Preschool 3: 10AM, 6:30PM Level 1: 10:30AM, 6:30PM 11AM, 11:30AM Level 2: Level 3: 10AM, 6PM Level 4: 10:30AM, 5:30PM Level 5: 11AM, 5:30PM Level 6: 11:30AM, 5:30PM Adult: 12:00PM Cost: $34R/$46NR PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS Private Swim Lessons are made BY APPOINTMENT at a convenient time for your family! Each Session includes 5 half hour lessons. One Child - Cost: $40R/51NR *Add $10 for each additional child, up to three additional children

*All swimmers must be a member of White Memorial Park Pool. Purchase a full pass or a swim team only pass (limited to practices and meets) for $30

AQUATIC FITNESS New in Summer 2019! Aquatic Fitness Classes will be offered at White Memorial Park Pool for all abilities! We will be offering Fitness Classes during the week, mornings and evenings, and during the weekend! For more information, contact Kim Peters,

DAY CAMP R e cre ation Day Camp Activity Number 226011 To accommodate the needs of the community, our camp is growing! Now introducing Camp Maple Leaf (Entering Grades K-2/Ages 5-8) and Camp Green Mountain (Entering Grades 3-6/Ages 9-12). These two camps will participate in activities together over the weeks of Summer 2019 and also enjoy activities independent from one another. Both camps will visit a Vermont State Park every week to explore more of Vermont's hidden treasures, additionally, camps will adventure to different field trips through out the Summer during their weekly themed activities. Home base for Camp Maple Leaf and Camp Green Mountain will be at White Memorial Park where they will spend the majority of their time. Details: All camps offer pre and post care at no extra charge; early supervised time 7:45AM to 9AM and late supervised time 4PM to 5:30PM. Start and end dates are subject to change due to the Rutland City School Calendar, field trips and activities are also subject to change. Each camp runs weekly, if you are registered for three or more weeks, you can post date your checks for 10 days before the start date. The first week must be paid in full at time of registration.This allows you to secure a spot in the camp. All camps must be paid on the date of registration. CAMPS WILL FILL UP!

Weekly Rate $170R/$181 NR Children grades K-6 (ages 5-12) Note:Camper must turn 5 before 6/10/19 Swim Lessons are included in camp fee M,W,TH,F 10 week package fee $1209R/$1309NR Sibling discount available for those

CAMP MAPLE LEAF Grades K-2 (Ages 5-8)

WEEK 1: 6/17-6/21 Nature is Calling!  Dates are Subject to change due to the Rutland City School Calendar. Start the Summer with local nature! Enjoy a nature walk, learning about Vermont's natural inhabitants and beautiful local region.

End of Summer BBQ: Friday, August 16th 6PM-7:30PM at White Memorial Park Open to all campers and their families! **Potluck style (bring a yummy dish to share!)**

Exploring the healthy lifestyle and experiences Vermont provides us. With a field trip to berry pick, healthy snacks and some relaxing yoga. This is a week to find balance and explore healthy choices in a fun and exciting way.

WEEK 2: 6/24-6/28 Soaring into Summer!

WEEK 7: 7/29-8/02 Throwback Classics

Fly into summer on the wings of native Vermont Birds. With a Trip to Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) to explore native birds and a dinosaur exhibit. A little fun at a State park and filling the week with team games, activities and swimming.

A week filled with the throwback classics of Summer Camp's Past. Classic crafts, games, activities, skits, songs and a good old fashioned campfire.

WEEK 3: 7/1-7/5 Flavor Fun!

WEEK 8: 8/05-8/09 Going on a Bear Hunt!

Note: No camp Thursday due to July 4th Holiday Let’s have a flavor fiesta this week while we explore different flavors and foods. We will make smoothies with the smoothie bike, enjoy a quesadilla bar and an ice cream social. Yum! Holiday Discount Weekly Rate: $136R/$145NR

With a visit to the Vermont Teddy Bear Co, each camper will make their very own take along teddy to spend their fun filled week with. Topping the week off with a teddy bear picinic and trip to a state beach.

WEEK 4: 7/8-7/12 Monster Madness 

WEEK 9: 8/12-8/16 All Around the World

Take me out to the ball game and enjoy a sports themed week with a visit to a Lake Monsters game. With a visit to a state park for some beach-side fun and games.

purchasing the 10 week package. $1109R/$1209NR sibling.

WEEK 6: 7/22-7/26 Home Growth

WEEK 5: 7/15-7/19 STEM Madness! Welcome to the madness! A week filled with science, engineering and problem solving. Sticky science experiments, fun STEM races and activities to fill the week.

What do Summer breaks around the world look like? Well, this week we will explore activities and traditions from all over the world. Finishing the week with a summer celebration potluck/BBQ!.

WEEK 10: 8/19-8/23 Nature is Still Calling! Dates are Subject to change due to the Rutland City School Calendar. End the summer with local nature. Enjoy a nature walk, learning about Vermont's natural inhabitants and beautiful local region.




CAMP GREEN MOUNTAIN Grades 3-6 (Ages 9-12)

WEEK 1: 6/17-6/21 Nature is Calling!  Dates are Subject to change due to the Rutland City School Calendar. Start the Summer with local nature! Enjoy a nature walk, learning about Vermont's natural inhabitants and beautiful local region.

WEEK 2: 6/24-6/28 Soaring into Summer! Fly into summer on the wings of native Vermont Birds. With a Trip to Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) to explore native birds and a dinosaur exhibit. A little fun at a State park and filling the week with team games, activities and swimming.

WEEK 6: 7/22-7/26 Fun in the Sun! Take a break to have some fun in the sun this summer. A week filled with water themed activities, a trip to Water Slide World and a trip to a state beach. Sounds like the perfect way to spend some time in the sun.

WEEK 7: 7/29-8/02 Roller Coaster Rush Rolling into this week for a rush of sensations. Trips to Great Escape and a Vermont state park. With a VR simulation of amazing roller coaster ride and ending the week with a camp field day.

WEEK 3: 7/1-7/5 Flavor Fun!

WEEK 8: 8/05-8/09 Roaring Races

Note: No camp Thursday due to July 4th Holiday A mangonificent week in Flavor fun. We will taste the flavors of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory, explore a blind taste test and ride the smoothie bike. A trip to a state park and flavor filled festivities. Taco about an awesome week of summer camp. Holiday Discount Weekly Rate: $136R/$145NR

On your mark, get set, Go! Get ready to race through the week with a field trip to the Fun Spot for some go karts, rollerskating, ninja-warrior and laser tag. Some beach races at a state beach to finish the race.

WEEK 4: 7/8-7/12 Monster Madness 

WEEK 9: 8/12-8/16 Champ Camp

Take me out to the ball game and enjoy a sports themed week with a visit to a Lake Monsters game. With a visit to a state park for some beach-side fun and games.

Celebrate the summer with the adventurous and exciting week in Champ Camp. River Rafting in beautiful local rivers, rest and relaxation at the State Park after a hike. Ending with a potluck to celebrate the end of another amazing summer Friday night.

WEEK 5: 7/15-7/19 Adventure Camp

WEEK 10: 8/19-8/23 Nature is Still Calling!

Are you ready for some adventure?! With an exciting and exhilarating trip to Killington’s Adventure Park for the mountain coaster, zipline, ropes course and more. A little relaxation at a State Park. An amazing race, obstacle course and adventure packed activities throughout the week.

Dates are Subject to change due to the Rutland City School Calendar. End the summer with local nature. Enjoy a nature walk, learning about Vermont's natural inhabitants and beautiful local region.

Weekly Rate $170R/$181NR Children grades K-6 (ages 5-12) Note:Camper must turn 5 before 6/10/19 Swim Lessons are included in camp fee M,W,TH,F 10 week package fee $1209R/$1309NR Sibling discount available for those purchasing the 10 week package. $1109R/$1209NR sibling.

End of Summer BBQ: Friday, August 16th 6-7:30pm at White Memorial Park Open to all campers and their families! **Potluck style (bring a yummy dish to share!)**

COUNSELOR IN TRAINING Activity Number 241011 To accomodate our growing camps our CIT program is seeingsome changes this year as well. A high quality CIT program will provide real life opportunities, experiences and training for aspiring camp counselors. This year’s program will require two, training sessions before Summer camps start. In order to participate in the hands-on experience thoughout the Summer CITs will be required to complete the training prior to starting. Entering Grades 7-9 (Age 13-15) $100R/$111NR Payment Due before 6/8/19 All that are interested may participate. Limited spots. REQUIRED TRAININGS Sa. 6/8 9AM-1PM Sa. 6/15 9AM-1PM NOTE: All participants in the CIT Program are required to commit to at least THREE weeks of work over the summer to work with the Children of the Rutland Recreation Maple Leaf and/or Green Mountain Camps. $10 late registration fee added 10 days from the start date.



DAY C AMP PRESCHOOL CAMP After a great turnout for our Two-Week Full Day Preschool Camp, we are expanding to fulfill the needs of the community! We will now offer 10 Weeks of FULL DAY Preschool Camp! Drop-off and pickup will be at White Memorial Park. Children MUST be 3 years old by 6/10/19. Children MUST be toilet trained.


WEEK 1: 6/17 - 6/21 Dates are subject to change due to the Rutland City School Calendar

Each camp runs weekly, if you are registered for three or more weeks, you can post date your checks for 10 days before the start date, but the first week must be paid in full at the time of registration. All camps must be paid on the date of registration.

WEEK 2: 6/24 - 6/28

$10 Late Fee will be added 10 days from Start Date

Note: No camp Th, July 4th due to Holiday. Holiday Discount Weekly Rate: $103R/$114NR

Weekly Rate $129R/$140NR Children Ages 3-5 Note Camper MUST TURN 3 by 6/10/19 Swim Lessons are included in camp fee M, W, Th, F 10 week package fee $999R/$1109NR Camp hours 9am-4pm

WEEK 3: 7/1 - 7/5

WEEK 6: 7/22 - 7/26 WEEK 7: 7/29 - 8/02 WEEK 8: 8/05 - 8/09 WEEK 9: 8/12 - 8/16

WEEK 4: 7/8 - 7/12 WEEKÂ 10: 8/19 - 8/23 WEEK 5: 7/15 - 7/19

Dates are subject to change due to the Rutland City School Calendar




                      Look for this symbol throughout our Sports Camps to help                          you find FULL DAY SPORTS CAMP OPTIONS! New in                                    Summer 2018, we introduced a FULL DAY option to our                              Summer Sports Camps. Campers will work on their sport skills from 9am - 12pm, enjoy lunch on sight and then be transported to White Memorial Park  with Camp Counselors for a variety of structured activities, including tennis, swimming, basketball, playground and outdoor fun!  Pick up is at 4PM at White Memorial Park.  Be sure to pack a lunch, bathing suit and PLENTY of water!

Led by PGA Professional Tom Stevens, this camp will focus on fundamentals, swing theory, rules, and etiquette. The curriculum will be geared toward the beginning to intermediate player. In addition to a fun-filled week of instruction, all participants will receive a 2019 season membership to Pinewoods Golf Range, included in the enrollment fee. The Recreation Department will provide clubs if you do not have your own. Want to learn the game of golf or improve your current skills but can’t join us for camp? Tom also offers private and group instruction to players of all ability levels. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Tom at 779-6232 or


8-15yrs - Pine Woods Driving Range M-F 6/24-6/28 9AM-10:30AM $109R/$120NR



Activity Number 237102 A great camp for both beginners and experienced players led by the head coach of the Rutland Raiders. You will learn the fun and fundamentals of football, while receiving instruction in both offensive and defensive tactics from RHS Varsity Coaching Staff!

Activity Number 231022 Join Coach Shortle and his highly talented and dynamic staff for a truly enjoyable and informative football experience. This camp is a must for anyone interested in the quarterback or receiver positions and will focus on all of the fundamentals necessary to excel at these positions.

Grades 4-7 - RHS Gym/Alumni Field M-F 7/8-7/12 9AM-12PM $68R/$79NR M-F 7/8-7/12 9AM-4PM $119R/$130NR

Grade 4-8 - Rotary Field Sa/Su 8/10-8/11 9AM-12PM

BASEBALL CAMP Brought to you by the Rutland County Little League Couching Staff, this baseball camp is perfect for young athletes who want to learn more about baseball and for those who are interested in a more competitive ball game! *For Full-Day Camp Grades 4-7, athletes will enjoy their camp activities from 9AM12PM, have lunch at the baseball field with Grades 1-3, and then have baseball camp! Entering Grades 1-3 - White Memorial Park Field M-F 7/22-7/26 9AM-12PM $68R/$79NR M-F 7/22-7/26 9AM-4PM $119R/$130NR Entering Grades 4-7 - White Memorial Park Field M-F 7/22-7/26 1PM-4PM $68R/$79NR M-F 7/22-7/26 9AM-4PM $119R/$130NR


LACROSSE CAMP Program Director Nikki Adams, and Joe Anderson RHS Varsity player, are prepared to help you improve your skills with this co-ed camp! Nikki has played and coached both home and abroad. She enjoys sharing her passion for lacrosse with players at all levels. Joe will be responsible for coaching the boys portion of this camp, he is currently a RHS Varsity player and is excited to get other athletes prepared for the next level of playing! Entering Grades 3-5 - Rotary Park M-F 7/22-7/26 9AM-12PM $68R/$79NR M-F 7/22-7/26 9AM-4PM $119R/$130NR Entering Grades 6-9 - Rotary Park M-F 7/22-7/26 12:15PM-3:15PM $68R/$79NR

WRESTLING CAMP Co-Ed Wrestling and Agility Training Camp for athletes who are new to the sport, or interested in improving upon their current skill set! Athletes will be learning basic strategies as well as putting these strategies to work with fellow campers. Entering Grades K-6 - TBA M-F 8/5-8/9 9AM-12PM $68R/$79NR M-F 8/5-8/9 9AM-4PM $119R/$130NR



YOUTH SPORTS SUMMER CAMPS STRIDER BIKE CAMP Activity Number - 211014 Strider Bike Camp is a Learn to Ride Class that teaches kids of all ages and all abilities how to ride on two wheels. Upon completion of the course, children will have the balance and bike handling skills to ride on two wheels and never need training wheels! Ages 2.5 + Courcelle Building W 5/22-6/19 5PM-6PM


SPORTS STARTER CAMP Activity Number - 211013 Spend your Thursday evenings working with your child to introduce them to a variety of sport skills in a non-competitive atmosphere. This program requires parent involvement. Registration deadline is May 14th. Ages 3-5 - Allen Street Campus TH 5/23-6/27 5:30PM-6:15PM


CHALLENGER CAMPS British Soccer Camp & Multi British Sports Camp Join us for the most popular soccer camp in the USA and Canada featuring indiviuual skill development with an innovative camp curriculum and a daily World Cup style tournament. This exciting camp, with its highly trained British coaches will not only provide your child with a great soccer experience, but also a cultural education, introducing them to the traditions and cultures of other great soccer nations. Make camp week extra special for your child by hosting a coach! This year we will be offering a British sports camp where you can actively learn and participate in sports that are uniquely British! Ages 5-14 SOCCER - Giorgetti Park M-F 7/29-8/2 9AM-12PM $150R/$161NR Ages 6-14 MULTI SPORT - Giorgetti Park M-F 7/29-8/2 12PM-3PM $150R/$161NR

BASKETBALL BASKETBALL CAMP Activity Number 237022 Join Rutland High School Boys Coach, Mike Wood, and his energetic staff for a great week of basketball skills, games, and fun competition! This camp will help prepare 3rd-6th Grade athletes for next season and give them a taste of what middle school play is like, and 7th-9th grade athletes will be defining their skills for High School play!

MINI STARS CAMP Activity Number 227042 Led by Rutland Recreation Department’s Youth Basketball Director, Joan Olson, this promises to be an exceptionally fun week for your budding basketball star! Entering Grades 1-3 - Keefe Gym M-F 7/15-7/19 9AM-12PM $68R/$79NR M-F 7/15-7/19 9AM-4PM $119R/$130NR

Entering Grades 3-6 - Keefe Gym M-F 6/24-6/28 9AM-12PM $68R/$79NR M-F 6/24-6/28 9AM-4PM $119R/$130NR Entering Grades 7-9 - Keefe Gym M-F 6/24-6/28 12:15PM-3:15PM $68R/$79NR

CHEERLEADING CAMP NEW THIS SUMMER! Join RHS Varsity Cheerleading Coach, Cara Gauvin for a week of Cheer! Athletes will learn basic jumps and motions and transform them into sideline cheers! This camp is perfect for athletes who are new to the sport, and for those that are interested on improving their current skills! Athletes will be divided into groups based on age. Athletes should wear shorts, t-shirt and sneakers, bring a water bottle and have long hair pulled back. Entering Grades K-12 - Peak Performance Gym M-F 7/15-7/19 9AM-12PM $68R/$79NR M-F 7/15-7/19 9AM-4PM $119R/$130NR

FIELD HOCKEY CAMP Activity Number - 247092 RHS Coach, Kayla Ploof is excited to lead this camp for another Summer! This camp is for perfect for athletes who are new to the sport, and for those who want to continue to improve their skills. Bring your mouth guard, shin guards, goggles and sticks! Please contact Nicole Densmore if you do not have your own field hockey stick.

Entering Grades 3-12 - Rutland High School Ages 7-14 SOCCER & MULTI SPORT - Giorgetti Park M-F 7/29-8/2 9AM-12PM $68R/$79NR M-F 7/29-8/2 9AM-4PM $119R/$130NR M-F 7/29-8/2 9AM-3PM $205R/$216NR






Activity Number 238031 Whether you’re just learning how to skateboard or you’re already riding the mini-ramp, we can help you improve your skills. Learn new techniques and tricks on ramps, rails and jumps with one-on-one teaching time, group games, fun activities, and video analysis.

Activity Number 238041 This camp is geared toward kids who already know how to skate and are ready to take it to the next level. There will be a lot of one-on-one learning and video analysis. Campers will focus on what they would like to learn. Camp will also have fun games and group activities. $10 late registration fee added 10 days from the start date.

Activity Number 238061 Whether you’re just learning how to ride your bike in the park or you're already riding the mini-ramp, we can help you improve your skills. From trail riding to learning new techniques and tricks on ramps, rails and jumps with one-on-one teaching time, group games, fun activities, and video analysis. Should have their own bike.

Intermediate to Advanced 6-15 years - Flip Side Skatepark M-F 8/12-8/16 9AM-12PM $85R/$96NR M-F 8/12-8/16 9AM-4PM $135R/$146NR

Beginner to Intermediate 6-15 years - Flip Side M-F 7/15-7/19 9AM-12PM $85R/$96NR M-F 7/15-7/19 9AM-4PM $135R/$146NR

Beginner to Intermediate 6-15 years - Flip Side M-F 6/24-6/28 9AM-12PM M-F 7/8-7/12 9AM-12PM M-F 8/5-8/9 9AM-12PM All Day Camp: 9AM-4PM

$85R/$96NR $85R/$96NR $85R/$96NR $135R/$146NR




Activity Number 238011 This camp is geared directly to beginners 10 and under. Anyone that is interested in skateboarding and would like to learn with their peers at the same ability level this is the camp for them. The skate park can be intimidating for a young beginner; this camp will allow kids to learn at their own pace. There will be a lot of one on one time with fun games and activities.

Activity Number 238021 This camp will have all female instructors and gives young girls the chance to meet other girls who share a passion for Skateboarding! This camp is aimed at girls who are new to skateboarding and will also challenge those who can already ride the mini ramp. There will be one-on-one teaching time, group games, fun activities, and video analysis.

Activity Number 238051 Intermediate and advanced only, ages 8 and up Hit the best skate parks in Vermont and beyond. Each day we travel to a new skate spot; from 12 foot vert ramps to cement bowls and everything in between. This camp is for intermediates and above, and fills up fast. So if you want to be a part of Flip Side travel team, you better get on it quick! There will be one-on-one teaching time, group games, fun activities, and video analysis.

Beginner 6-10 years - Flip Side M-F 7/22-7/26 9AM-12PM $85R/$96NR M-F 7/22-7/26 9AM-4PM $135R/$146NR

Beginner to Intermediate 6-15 years - Flip Side M-F 7/22-7/26 9AM-12PM $85R/$96NR M-F 7/22-7/26 9AM-4PM $135R/$146NR

Intermediate to Advanced 8+ years - Flip Side/Travel TBA M-F 7/29 - 8/2 9AM-6PM $185R/$196NR

NEW THIS YEAR! Flip Side Full Day camps will enjoy structured sport activity between 9AM-12PM, will have lunch at Flip Side, and will remain at Flip Side and Giorgetti Park from 1PM-4PM. Pick up will be AT FLIP SIDE SKATE PARK at 4PM. A $10 LATE FEE will be added to registration costs if registering within 10 days of the program’s start date.




1PM - 6PM 1PM - 8PM

Thank you to our Summer Hour Wednesday sponsor: Dr. Lakatos Total Patient Care Dentistry




DARK SIDE Dark Side will be opening a merchandise location at Giorgetti for Flip Side Skate Park!

Helmets are required for all ages Children 17 and under require parent or guardian signature to use facility Use the equipment for it's intended purpose Park Rules are enforced by staff at Giorgetti






Auditions: Grades K-12 @ Courcelle Su 3/10 3PM-6PM M 3/11 5:30PM-8:30PM

Auditions: Entering Grades 7-9 @ Courcelle Su 5/10 3PM-6PM M 5/11 5:30PM-8:30PM

Cast Dues

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Performances: Paramount Theatre F 5/3 7PM Sa 5/4 2PM & 7PM


Performances will be throughout Central and Southern Vermont, show schedule TBD

ROBERT PATTERSON WORKSHOP Robert Patterson has been training actors for a life on stage and film since 1973. He is excited to return to Vermont to teach this workshop for the second time! He will be focusing on basic technique, and introduction to interpretation and characterization. This two-week class is limited to 10 students, so be sure to register early! For more information about Robert Patterson, please visit his website, Entering Grades 8-12 - Courcelle Building M-F 8/5 - 8/16 12:30PM-4:30PM $425R/$436NR



This is an opportunity for students who are interested in getting involved in our Rutland Youth Theatre program and for our students who have already been in our musical productions. Instructor Tegan, RYT Alumni, will teach choreography to various genres of musical theatre.

This camp is designed for students who are interested in all aspects of theatre! Create your own characters, plot lines, props, even star in your own play! With two weeks to create, the possibilities are endless! There will be a performance for friends and family the last Friday of camp.

Entering Grades 9-12 - Courcelle Building M-F 8/19-8/23 9AM-3PM $153R/$164NR

Entering Grades 3-6 - Courcelle Building M-F 7/22-8/2 9AM-12PM $153R/$164NR

Entering Grades 5-8 - Courcelle Building M-F 7/8-7/12 9AM-3PM $153R/$164NR

Entering Grades K-2 - Courcelle Building M-F 8/5-8/16 9AM-12PM $153R/$164NR

CHARACTER BUILDING IN BROADWAY This camp is ideal for students who love to delve into the character they are portraying, through many different methods, including singing and dancing! Character building doesn’t end when you learn your lines! This camp allows students to develop their character through props and wardrobe! Entering Grades 3-6 - Courcelle Building M-F 7/22-8/2 12PM-3PM $153R/$164NR Entering Grades K-2 - Courcelle Building M-F 8/5-8/16 12PM-3PM $153R/$164NR

Entering Grades K-4 Courcelle Building M-F 7/15-7/19 9AM-3PM $153R/$164NR



ARTS & THEATRE WORKSHOP FRIDAYS 4PM-5:30PM Introducing Workshop Fridays! Each Friday, Helvi will be presenting a different workshop from 4pm-5:30pm. Each workshop will be $10. Registration closes the Wednesday before the workshop, preregistration is required!

P A P E R M A K I N G               3 / 2 9 Learn techniques for recycling used paper, and turning it into beautiful art! All ages



Make your own beads, or whip up some wearable art with wire wrapped rings! Ages 12+



Develop your hand coiling techniques to build a tall carved base with a lid. Ages 12+



Get ready for Spring by making a place for birds to hang out. Ages 12+

PAPERMAKING              4/26 Learn techniques for recycling used paper, and turning it into beautiful art! Yay Earth! All ages

FLOWER POWER           5/3 April showers bring May flowers! Learn how to hand carve different flowers into clay. Ages 10+

WATERCOLOR PAINT    5/10 Bring some seasonal inspiration to create a watercolor work of art! Ages 10+




Make a plaster mold of your face, and decorate! All ages

HANGING BIRD BATH   5/24 Get ready for Spring by making a place for birds to hang out. Ages 12+

JEWELRY MAKING       5/31 Make your own beads, or whip up some wearable art with wire wrapped rings! Ages 12+

PAINT SUNFLOWERS     6/7 Paint Sunflowers with acrylic paints on panels. Ages 12+

WATERCOLOR PAINT  6/14 Bring some seasonal inspiration to create a watercolor work of art! Ages 10+

ART SHOW - CALLING LOCAL ARTISTS! Gallery Opening on Friday, May 10th, from 6-8PM. Artwork will be on display to the public for one week. Are you ready for our first art show? Free to the public, all ages welcome! Submission forms can be found at, please submit by April 24th For more information contact Nikki Adams at





Over the course of two weeks young artists will fully explore sculpting, glazing and firing clay. Students will have the artistic freedom to create their own functional pieces of art and will leave this camp with the knowledge of what goes into transforming mud into clay! There will be an art show for family and friends on Wednesday, July 3rd, the last day of camp. Instructor: Helvi

Learn different techniques to capturing a variety of subjects through observational drawing. Drawing styles will include still life, figurative, animals, and landscapes. Artists will learn how to enhance their drawings with color and texture with different tools, color pencils, pastels, and water colors. There will be an art show for family and friends on Friday, July 12th, the last day of camp. Instructor: Jen Hogan

Entering Grades 2-4 - Courcelle Entering Grades 4-8 - Courcelle 7/8 - 7/12 9AM-12PM $100R/$111NR M,Tu,W 6/24 - 7/3 9AM-12PM $110R/$121NR M-F



Build Robot friends out of recycled materials! Students will work in groups and individually to assemble their robots using tape, glue, string, and other techniques. Students will be able to take a small robot friend home at the end of the week, after the art show on Friday, July 26th. Instructor: Helvi Entering Grades 1-3 - Courcelle M-F 7/22 - 7/26 9AM-3PM $153R/$164NR

Throughout the week our mini-artists will be able to explore different types of art! This camp will be all hands-on, so dress to get messy! Children will have the chance to exhibit their art on Friday, August 2nd, the last day of camp. Instructor: Helvi Ages 3-6 - Courcelle M-F 7/20 - 8/2 9AM-12PM $100R/$111NR

INSPIRED BY NATURE Campers will explore Vermont in the Summer! We will be capture the beauty around us through clay, paint, pen, pastels, and ink; while also discovering how to use objects from nature in your creations. Each camper will receive a journal for the week. Campers should come prepared with a bathing suit for afternoon lake swims! Instructors: Helvi & Jen Hogan Entering Grades 3-5 - Giorgetti/Pinehill Park M-F 7/15 - 7/19 9AM-4PM $153R/$164NR Entering Grades 6-8 - Giorgetti/Pinehill Park M-F 7/15 - 7/19 9AM-4PM $153R/$164NR

SENSORY SENSATIONS! Explore art through creating goo, slime, and other wacky substances! Throughout the week, children will get the chance to create their own messy art. They will get to showcase their discoveries at an art show on Friday, August 9th, the last day of camp. Instructor: Helvi Entering Grades 3-5 - Courcelle M-F 8/5 - 8/9 9AM-12PM $100R/$111NR



This is a drop-in program, there is no instruction other than peer pottery support from fellow drop-in participants. Check out one of our Adult Pottery Classes for more instruction!

Dive into the wonderful world of the wheel! Interested in learning how to throw or wanting to brush-up on some rustic techniques? Level 1 touches on the basic technical skills of the potters wheel, where Level 2 builds upon the basic skills of throwing as well as exploring shapes, finishing, sets and other subtle difference that will take your skills to the next level. Classes will fill quickly!

AGES 14+ - Courcelle M, W & Th 6PM-8PM F 9AM-11AM $5/Visit

FAMILY CLAY PLAY Spend quality time creating with each other. Projects will include bowls, mugs, trays and more. Work on your projects on your own or collaborate with someone close to you. All ages are welcome however expect to work closely with your younger children. All Ages - Courcelle F 6PM-8PM $5/Visit

Level 1 W 03/13-04/10 4PM-5:45PM Level 2 W 05/01-05/29 4PM-5:45PM *August Sessions TBA online!

$80R/$91NR $80R/$91NR


HOME SCHOOL ART Throughout the duration of the school year children will learn different art techniques with Helvi! Ages 7 - 14 - Courcelle W 9AM-11AM $8/Visit

$35/5 Visits

PRESCHOOL ART Starting April 4th, through the remainder of the school year, preschool aged children will explore and create through learning different art techniques. Ages 3 - 6 - Courcelle Th 1PM-2PM $8/Visit


Learn various techniques to create useful pieces of art with your hands! Ages 14+ - Courcelle Th 3/14-4/11 4PM-5:45PM Th 5/02-5/30 4PM-5:45PM

$60R/$71NR $60R/$71NR



ADULT & TEEN PROGRAMS ADULT SOFTBALL LEAGUE Leagues: Mens | Womens | Coed Round up some friends and enter your team in Vermont’s largest adult softball league! Whether your team is an accomplished group of former high school all-stars or the Bad News Bears, we have a division for everyone including Men’s D or E, Women’s B or C and Coed. Roster due date (with full payment) 3/1/19 at the Main Office (16 North Street Extension), open Monday-Friday 10AM-5PM. Season start date is Monday, April 29th. Fees vary by division, team size, and Rutland City resident status. If you are interested in starting a team more information regarding the league, contact Nicole Densmore at 802-773-1822 or


INTEGRATIVE YOGA Activity Number 171303 This class is gentle to moderate in nature, and all are welcome. Beginners will have an experience that is challenging but safe; experienced students will learn how to work at a deeper level to develop a more personal practice. Each class will include postures, breathing exercises, and relaxation as well as other yogic techniques. Please bring a towel or mat. Instructor: Stephanie Jones AGE 18+ - COURCELLE W 2/27-4/24 (NO CLASS 4/10 & 4/17)



More Spring and Summer Session Dates to be Announced!

ADULT DROP-IN SOCCER CO-ED Age 18+ - Giorgetti Arena W 3/14-5/2 8PM-10PM $10/night Contact Brittany Malmgren for more information at

Activity Number 561041-1 This class is designed for beginners and intermediate level mountain bike riders. Whether it is your first time on the trails, or you are ready to try the more challenging trails out, this clinic is for you! Athletes will learn bike handling skills to gain confidence for biking on the trails. The perfect environment to learn and connect with other women who share a passion for mountain biking! Coach: Shelley Lutz

Open to anyone interested in learning and playing the wonderful sport of Pickle Ball! There is no need to pre-register for these free drop-in sessions. This is the perfect environment for beginners to learn, and for intermediate players to engage in some friendly competition. Pickle Ball is a low impact sport, great for all ages and the perfect reason to get outside this Spring and Summer!

Adults - Giorgetti/Pine Hill Park TH 4/25-5/23 6PM-8PM $13R/$24NR

Adults - Meadow Street Courts Th May-Aug 6PM FREE




Activity Number - 521021 Students will gain knowledge and understanding of equipment, safety, form, shooting, and marksmanship. We will supply the targets, bows and arrows, and are interested in going further. Learn and hone more refined techniques, while growing as an individual Archer. Instructor: Melinda Laben

Often described as “meditation in motion,” it is a mind-body practice, originating in China as a martial art. In addition to addressing general overall wellness, studies confirm Tai Chi has value in treating or preventing many health problems including arthritis and balance issues. Instructor Larry Walter enjoys sharing his passion and knowledge about Tai Chi year round with the community.

Adults - Meadow Street W 5/29-6/19 6PM-7PM $48R/$59NR

Yang 24 - Courcelle Th 2PM-3PM FREE


Fall Prevention - Courcelle Th 3PM-4PM FREE

Activity Number 171343 Strength Training is back at a NEW TIME for the year 2019! This course is designed to Burn the Fat and Feed the Muscle. This total body fitness program has been designed to teach proven principles of progressive weight training and nutrition for maximum muscle building, toning and fat loss. This program works for many different fitness levels, participants are able to adjust their own weights and work at their own pace. You will need to purchase a set of adjustable dumbbells. NEW INSTRUCTOR: Tammy Landon AGE 18+ - GODNICK CENTER M/W 5PM-6PM $70R/$81NR *6 week Spring and Summer Session Dates to be Announced!





Sessions are 1:30 to 3PM. on Friday afternoons at the Godnick Adult Ctr. Each session includes a talk followed by time for questions & answers, comments & discussion. For non-members the fee for each lecture is $5 at the door. We are grateful to the Rutland Recreation and Parks Department and to the volunteers who make this program possible. For more information call 446-2041 or 492-2300.

Low impact, aerobic, and stretching routines; move to lively, sing-a-long music led by Marilyn Sheldon. Feel better, increase strength, balance, and flexibility. The fee for Fit and Fun is $25/month 2x/week, $15/month 1x/week.

March 8 Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, and New Research on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Dr. Kelly J. Rohan is Professor of Psychological Science at UVM where she specializes in research on adult depression, including SAD. She will give an overview of this disorder as well as new clinical trial findings comparing cognitive-behavior behavior and light therapy. March 15 The Ethics of Eating UVM Professor of Ethics and the Philosophy of the Mind Tyler Doggett will talk about some morally confusing issues that shopping for groceries can raise: a vegan diet? GMO’s? organic? local? fair trade? Bring your questions and your shopping list! March 22 Everything You Wanted to Know about Medical Marijuana But Were Afraid to Ask What are the possible uses of medical marijuana, its effects, and its legality? Ada Puches, Community Outreach Coordinator for Champlain Valley Dispensary, will address our concerns and give a slide presentation about the Vermont Marijuana Program. March 29 Truth, Propaganda, and the Media in the Age of Trump A journalist for national publications and prolific author David Goodman will discuss the state of journalism under President Trump and his current assaults on freedom of the press. He asks, “How do we, as consumers, know whom to trust and what to believe?” April 5 The Basics of Acupuncture Dr. Dalite Sancic, a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, will give an overview of the physiological effects that acupuncture has on the body, a technique growing in acceptance and popularity. We’ll learn what it is used for and what a visit to an acupuncturist entails. April 12 Woof! What’s the Dog Saying? Deb Helfrich, a therapy dog trainer and founder of Gold Star Dog Training, will reveal some common doghuman misunderstandings, demystify canine communications, and explore how we can live happily with our pets. What does a yawn mean? A growl? A tail wag? Come find out!


M/W 9:30-10:30AM


COUNTRY LINE DANCE Join us for a fun cardiovascular workout with both new and old-line dances. No experience necessary and no partner needed. Buy a pass for 10 classes for $25 and save $5. Instructor: Marilyn Sheldon TU




BONE BUILDERS EXERCISE PROGRAM Weights are provided. All you need to bring is a bottle of water. Program is provided by RSVP. Please contact RSVP for more information at 775-8220. M/W M/W

9:00-9:45AM 5:30-6:15PM

Ongoing Ongoing

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M/W 1:00-1:45PM TU/TH 3:30-4:15PM

Ongoing Ongoing

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GROOVEY GRANNIES LINE DANCE Intermediate line dance, mostly country with a little variety. No partner is needed. The line dance class also includes the option of practicing routines for entertaining residents at the local nursing homes. Buy a pass for 10 classes for $25 and save $5. Instructor: Marilyn Sheldon TH 9:30-10:30AM



PRANA YOGA No experience necessary. Gentle movements with body awareness, and breathing exercises to invigorate and relax the body and the mind. Bring a mat or blanket, and wear comfortable clothes. Poses may be done in a chair or standing. The student is guided to move into a posture only so far as it feels right to her/his body. Instructor: Tammy Brown. F

10:30-11:30AM Ongoing


TAI CHI Often described as “meditation in motion,” it is a mind-body practice, originating in China as a martial art. In addition to addressing general overall wellness, studies confirm Tai Chi has value in treating or preventing many health problems including arthritis and balance issues. And you can get started even if you aren’t in top shape or the best of health. This class is a fun, relaxing and enjoyable way to move with mindfulness and enjoy the camaraderie of others while practicing. Certified instructors Nan Hart and Lori Hickey will lead the classes. Please register as soon as possible. Class fills fast! Check Godnick newsletter for current schedule.

MOVERS AND SHAKERS This free program of low impact exercise is designed for people with Parkinson’s, or anyone else who wishes to maintain or improve flexibility, strength and balance in a supportive and relaxing environment. Start your week off right and work out with us. Mondays, 10:30 am. M/TH




GODNICK ADULT CENTER PROGRAMS BUS TRIPS “OGUNQUIT, ME”_ June 5 and June 6. We will spend the night at the Meadowmere Resort and attend “Jersey Boys” on Thursday, June 6, at the Ogunquit Playhouse. A deposit of $25 is due at time of registration which begins at 9 am Monday, March 25, for city residents and Tuesday, March 26, for non-residents. Balance is due May 23rd. “New Hampshires’ Turkey Train” on Wednesday, October 11. We will arrive in Meredith, NH on the shores of Lake Winnepesaukee for the Turkey Train. Lunch provided by Hart’s Turkey Farm (Roast Turkey, whipped potatoes, butternut squash, beverage and a delicious sundae to top it all off), the foliage train ride and transportation. Discover Lancaster! November 12-15 Lancaster County, PA - "Miracle of Christmas" at Sight and Sound Theatre & "Joy To The World" at AMT. Trip includes: Hershey Chocolate Town Tour, Amish Farmland Tour, 3 Dinners, Hotel reservations at Eden Resort & Suites for 3 nights, Buffet Breakfast and all transportation on a Premier Coach.

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES READING AND DISCUSSION The last Tuesday of each month at 2:00 PM. For our current reading selection please contact Lori Hickey at 773-1853.

MOVIE Join us each month for a movie. Check out the monthly newsletter to find out the movie selection for each month at

"KNITTING AND MORE" Want to knit or crochet with a group? Come join us on Tuesday afternoons at 12:30PM. Meet new friends, work on personal projects, help with new ones.

BINGO Mondays and Thursdays at 1:15 PM

RUMMIKUB Join Carol Ballou on Friday mornings at 11:30am. Rummikub is a tile-based game for two to four players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Join us for a fun filled morning!

PARTY BRIDGE Tuesday afternoons at 12:30PM. The bridge group is always looking for new players.

MEDITATION FOR LIFE With Brian Salmanson on Thursday mornings at 11AM and Friday afternoons at 4PM. Meditation creates the ability for improving all of our daily challenges. Meditation for Your Life is easy to learn and easy to proctice. Meditation happens naturally and is a state of being, no different than being in a state of sleep. We teach you how to allow this to happen. We believe that meditation will be beneficial to seniors and we will gear our classes to accomplishing a healthy attitude and spirit for all. It should be noted that all participants will be sitting on a chair.

SENIOR SEMINAR DAY Sponsored by: The Godnick Adult Center & TRIAD Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Time: Sign-in and refreshments 8:30AM-9AM Seminars from 9AM-12PM Luncheon at noon with singer Charles Woods Registration forms are available at the Godnick Center.

WELLNESS FOOTCARE With staff from RAVNAH is the last Wednesday of each month at 12:30PM. Fee is $10.

HEALTH CLINIC Blood pressure and health guidance with volunteer Krista Pike, RN on a Thursday morning at 9:30AM each month. Bring questions on health for you or your family. Call for monthly dates.

MEALS BRUNCH We have brunch on the 4th Wednesday of each month. The menu usually consists of pancakes and maple syrup, scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, potatoes, fruit salad, juice and coffee. The fee is due at time of registration. Adults Only - Godnick Adult Center W 2/27 11:00AM $4 donation 60 and up W 3/27 11:00AM $4 donation 60 and up W 4/24 11:00AM $4 donation 60 and up W 5/22 11:00AM $4 donation 60 and up

LUNCHES Please contact Meals on Wheels at 775-0133 for reservations. ADULTS OVER 60 - GODNICK CENTER M/TH 12:00PM ONGOING $3.50(DONATION) ADULTS UNDER 60 - GODNICK CENTER M/TH 12:00PM ONGOING $5

SEMINARS & WORK HROPP ST A X W I D E A I D E AS A February 6 through April 14. Free tax counseling and preparation for taxpayers 60 and over, and for younger folks with LOW TO MIDDLE income. You do not have to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service. Please call RSVP 775-8220 Ext.106 for an appointment.

AARP SAFE DRIVING Join Sharen Underwood on Wednesday, March 20, Wednesday July 3, and Wednesday October 2 from 11 am to 4 pm. Pre-registration is required. Call Sharen Underwood at 235-2132. Fee is $15/members and $20/non-member.

FACILITIES & PARKS Courcelle Building 16 North Street Ext. 773-1822 Rutland Recreation and Parks Department Main Office Indoor: Art Studio, Conference Room & Fitness Room Contact: Colleen Landon

Godnick Center 1 Deer St. 773-1853 Indoor: Classroom, Meeting Space & Kitchen Outdoor: Gazebo & Shuffleboards Contact: Denise Greene 802-773-1853

Giorgetti Athletic Complex 2 Oak Street Ext. 775-7976 Spring: Indoor Turf Summer: FLIP SIDE Skate Park Fall/Winter: Ice Arena Contact: Brittany Malmgren Outdoor: Baseball Field, Open Field Space Pine Hill Park: Miles of Biking and Hiking trails East Creek fishing Contact: Colleen Landon

White Memorial Park 21 Avenue B Summer: Lap Pool & Zero Entry Pool Little League Field, 5 Tennis Courts, 2 Basketball Courts, Playground Indoor: Community Room Contact: Colleen Landon

Facility and Park Rentals If you would like to submit a reservation request, please do so on our website or follow the link, Rentals require insurance, all parks may be subject to a processing fee in addition to other rental fees. Contact: Colleen Landon,

Additional Parks Baxter Street Park: 65 Baxter Street Playground and Benches Center Street Marketplace: Lower Washington Street Located across from City Hall, this park celebrated it's Grand Re-Opening in 2018. Cioffredi Complex: 117 Temple Street 2 Softball Fields & Open Field Space Depot Park: 15 Evelyn Street Outdoor Space Justin Thomas Memorial Park: Madison Street Playground & Gazebo Main Street Park: South Main Street Open Grass Space, Walking Path & Gazebo Monsignor Thomas Connor Memorial Park: Meadow Street 2 Basketball Courts, 3 Tennis Courts, 2 Softball Fields, Gazebo, Picnic Tables, Playground & Open Fields River Street Park: Lower River Street Playground Rotary Park: North Street Tennis Court, Playground, Open Field Space

SAVE THE DATE: Sept. 21, 2019


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• RUN • WALK •

Join us for the 3rd Annual Vermont Great Run & Walk in beautiful Downtown Rutland. The race will start and finish on Center Street. For one day only, take advantage of the Come Alive Outside Green Street Challenge with green grass on Center Street creating a natural play space for children and families.

For More Info: 802.747.3634 or

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