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fall 2019 Mansfield, CT 860-429-3015 www.mansfieldcc.com

Non-Residents Welcome! Many new programs

• Registration begins August 1 for members - Fitness & Aquatic programs only • August 5 for residents • August 8 for non-members, non-residents • Registration form on page 59 *Please note registration will be closed during our annual shutdown week 8/12-8/18.


$25/MONTH

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

Community Center

@ the mansfield community center

Discount valid on 3-month & annual individual memberships Must hold a valid Student ID or show proof of enrollment Middle, high school and college students welcome Offer valid August 26 September 30

Limit 1 discount per membership. $35 enrollment fee applies to all new memberships.

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Welcome

The fall season is a great time to enjoy the many parks and preserves that Mansfield is fortunate to have. A description of the parks and downloadable trail maps are available on our website at www.mansfieldcc.com. If you haven’t visited the Mansfield Community Center yet, we hope you’ll be able to come in soon. We will be glad to provide you with a tour and you can learn about the economical membership options for residents and non-residents. The benefits of a Mansfield Community Center membership are unmatched in the area. Family, Fitness and Fun are the focus and no other facility has the complete package for all your fitness and recreational needs, including a family atmosphere, pools, full-sized gymnasium, indoor walking/jogging track, and a complete fitness center. Party rental options are also available. Be sure to mark your calendars for the Annual Celebrate Mansfield Festival on Saturday, September 21st. See the special events section inside this brochure for more details. The Center will be closed August 12-18 for annual maintenance at which time we complete construction projects, perform top-to-bottom cleaning, painting, floor refinishing, perform detailed maintenance on pools and install new fitness equipment. A thorough safety inspection of the entire facility is also done. A “new” Center, including some new and improved fitness equipment will be awaiting you on Monday, August 19th at 5:30am. With the start of school season, parents are reminded that Parks and Recreation hosts an After School Friends program for those in grades K-5. There will be programs at all three elementary schools and details on this special program can be found inside this brochure. New this fall will be grand opening of the Lenard Hall which will serve as the home for the Community School of the Arts programs. Look for details on our website on a formal grand opening celebration later in the summer. Details on CSA programs can be found inside this brochure. This Fall 2019 program brochure is filled with exciting and healthy programs and classes. There is something for everyone so be sure to review it soon and register as soon as possible according to the registration information inside this brochure. We hope that you have a great Fall season and enjoy the many Parks and Recreation programs that are available. Sincerely,

Membership...............................................................................5 General Information..............................................................6 Inclement Weather Information.....................................7 Community School of the Arts.......................................8 Preschool Programs.......................................................... 13 Youth Programs.................................................................... 15 Family / Events.....................................................................20 Party Planning Form..........................................................23 Before / After-School Programs.................................25 Mansfield Teen Center......................................................26 Teen Programs......................................................................27 Parks & Preserves..............................................................28 Fitness Center.......................................................................30 Fitness Class Schedule....................................................32 Aquatics....................................................................................40 Adult............................................................................................49 Trips.............................................................................................57 How to Register....................................................................58 Activity Registration Form.............................................59 Mansfield Parks and Recreation appreciates the support of advertisers, advertisements in this brochure do not express or imply an endorsement of the business sponsors or their products or services by the Town of Mansfield. Current advertisements are not guaranteed future listing and all ads will be reviewed seasonally.

Shut-Down Week: Mansfield Community Center will be closed Monday, August 12-Sunday, August 18 for our annual maintenance.

Curt A. Vincente

Curt A. Vincente, CPRP,Director of Parks & Recreation

Fall Registration Dates

Visit us online at www.mansfieldcc.com or e-mail us at: parks&rec@mansfieldct.org

Registration start dates are grouped into the following categories: Aug 1 Members of the Community Center may register for Aquatic and Fitness related programs ONLY Aug 5 Mansfield residents who are members begin registration for all other programs/activities Mansfield Residents who are not members of the community center begin registration for all programs/ activities Aug 8 Non-residents who are members begin to register for all other programs/activities. Non-resident, non-members begin registration for all programs/activities. * Please note registration will be closed during our annual shutdown week 8/12-8/18.



The Mansfield Parks & Recreation Department staff has made every effort to prepare this brochure as accurately as possible. Nonetheless, errors may make it into print. Circumstances may require that adjustments be made to the program, fees, schedules, etc. We reserve the right to make such changes. We do apologize for any inconveniences these errors or adjustments may cause. Produced by

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Fall Open Hours Your place for Family, Fitness & Fun!

860.429.3015 • www.mansfieldcc.com MansfieldCommunityCenter | @MansfieldCommunityCenter

MCC General Open Hours: Monday-Friday Saturday Sunday

5:30 a.m.-9 p.m. 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m. 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Child Care Hours: Monday & Wednesday Tuesday & Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m.-8:00 p.m. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Teen Center Supervised Hours: Monday & Wednesday 3-6 p.m. Friday 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 2-6 p.m. Closed on Holidays *Check us out on Facebook and Instagram During Family Fun Nights the teen center is open for families to use. Friday Family Fun Nights from 5:30-8:30pm and Saturday from 4:30-7:30pm for families and friends.

Adult Drop-In Activities

Drop-in sports are free to members, non-members pay the daily admission fee. Basketball Monday & Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.-8:55 p.m. 40+ Basketball Tuesday & Friday, 7:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Pickleball Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-Noon; Saturday, 8:30-10 a.m. Futsal Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.-8:55 p.m. & Sunday, 6-7:55 p.m. Coffee & Coloring Friday, 9-11 a.m. (Community Room) Adult Game Time in Teen Center Wednesday & Friday, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. (Arts & Crafts Room) Group Track Walks Monday, Thursday and Saturday 12-1 p.m.

Fall Family Fun Nights Join us this Fall for our exciting Family Nights at the Mansfield Community Center. There are giant inflatables in the gym and in the pool, Inflatable pool floats, Tot Toys, Puzzles, Community Room Drop-In Games, open gym, the fitness area is open for kids ages 12 and 13 with their parents. The teen center is also open for families to use. In the teen center there is ping pong, pool, air hockey and foosball. No pre-registration required. Location: Mansfield Community Center Dates/Times: Sat., Aug 10, 4:30-7:30 pm Fri., Aug 23, 5:30-8:30 pm – End of Summer Party Sun., Sept 8, 4:30-7:30 pm – Grandparents Day Fri., Sept 27, 5:30-8:30 pm – Take a Drum Ride Sat., Oct 5, 4:30-7:30 pm – Free Mansfield Day Fri., Oct 18, 5:30-8:30 pm – Pumpkin Decorating Sat., Nov 2, 4:30-7:30pm Fri., Nov 22, 5:30-8:30pm Fee: There is no fee for Community Center Members. Nonmembers just need to pay the daily fee and see what the fun is all about.

Fall Free Mansfield Days: Have you been wondering what all the excitement is about at the Mansfield Community Center! Well, if you’re a Mansfield resident you can find out for FREE. Proof of residency may be required. Location: Mansfield Community Center Dates/Times: Sat., July 27, 4:30-7:30 pm www.mansfieldcc.com

Fee:

Sun., Aug 4, 3:30-6:30 pm Fri., Sept 13, 5:30-8:30 pm Sat., Oct 5, 4:30-7:30pm Sun, Nov 10, 3:30-6:30pm Free for Mansfield residents

Non-Member Daily Admission Non-members have the ability to purchase Day Passes for all-day facility use. The day pass grants the bearer access to the full facility for the day. Please note: to use the fitness center, the day pass holder must be at least 14 years of age. Additionally, fitness classes and child care services are not included in the day pass rate. Residents

Ashford/Willington

Non-Residents

Adult

$10

$11

$12

Child

$6

$7

$8

Senior

$8

$9

$10

Under 3

$2

$3

$4

Proof of age and residency may be required. Adherence of all posted facility rules is required of all day pass holders.

Membership Rates and Options

RESIDENTS:

Annual Pass

3-Month Pass

1-Month Pass

Family

$683 ($58.62 monthly)

$225.75

N/A

Adult/Child

$411 ($35.28 monthly)

$139

N/A

Individual

$382 ($32.79 monthly)

$127.50

$57.75

AARP Medicare Supplement Plan (Individual)

$191 ($16.40 monthly)

N/A

N/A

Family/Household membership rates listed above reflect all household members. Adult/Child membership rates above reflect 1 adult and all children under 14 in the household.

NON-RESIDENTS: Annual Pass

3-Month Pass

1-Month Pass

Family

$793 ($68.07 monthly)

$260.50

N/A

Adult/Child

$486 ($41.72 monthly)

$162

N/A

Individual

$451.50 ($38.75 monthly)

$150.50

$69.75

AARP Medicare Supplement Plan (Individual)

$225.75 ($19.38 monthly)

N/A

N/A

Family/Household membership rates listed above reflect all household members. Adult/Child membership rates above reflect 1 adult and all children under 14 in the household.

WILLINGTON/ASHFORD RESIDENTS: Annual Pass

3-Month Pass

1-Month Pass

Family

$752.75 ($64.61 monthly)

$249

N/A

Adult/Child

$451.50 ($38.75 monthly)

$150.50

N/A

Individual

$411 ($35.28 monthly)

$139

$64

AARP Medicare Supplement Plan (Individual)

$205.50 ($17.64 monthly)

N/A

N/A

Family/Household membership rates listed above reflect all household members. Adult/Child membership rates above reflect 1 adult and all children under 14 in the household.

Miscellaneous Fees: Enrollment Fee – $35 (for full year and 3 month memberships) Enrollment Fee - $15 (for one month memberships) Insufficient Funds Fee (auto debit accounts) - $25

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Office Information Location: Mansfield Community Center, 10 South Eagleville Road Storrs/Mansfield, CT 06268-2599 Monday - Wednesday, 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Office Hours: Thursday, 8:15 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. - noon Monday - Friday, 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Center Hours: Saturday, 6:30 a.m-8 p.m., Sunday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Phone: 860-429-3015 Fax: 860-429-9773 E-mail: parks&rec@mansfieldct.org Staff: Curt A. Vincente Director of Parks & Recreation Jay M. O’Keefe Assistant Director of Parks & Rec Jennifer Kaufman Environmental Planner Jessica Tracy Recreation Supervisor/Health and Fitness Jennifer Gott Recreation Supervisor/Aquatics Jared Redmond Recreation Coordinator Kimberly Rontey Recreation Coordinator Lizzy Parent Member Services Coordinator Lynda Lambert  Administrative Services Specialist Janet Avery Receptionist Sebby Reale Head Custodian Raymond Torres Custodian

INCLUSIVE STATEMENT (Programs for all Abilities)

The Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing quality leisure services for people of all abilities. We encourage and support people with disabilities to participate in programs offered by the Department. We will work with individuals to make reasonable accommodations to foster their participation in activities of interest. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Department for more information.

On-line Registration • Log on to the Department’s website at www.mansfieldcc.com • Click the online registration link on the upper center of the page.

Inclement Weather • Help our receptionists. Please use the information line. • See page 7 for our revised policy. • Call our Info Line at 860-429-3015, ext. 4

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Program information and cancellations are available on a daily recorded voice-mail system (860-429-3015, ext. 4).

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Programs and Classes Held in noN-School Facilities (Community Center, Lenard hall, Senior Center)

Classes, workshops, leagues, etc. will NOT be determined by school cancellation or delays. Decisions will be made by taking into account road conditions, facility access, and other factors to determine if programs will be held or not for the full day or a portion of the day. Information on full or partial cancellations will be listed on the Parks and Recreation information line (860-429-3015, #4) and posted on the Parks and Recreation web site (www.mansfieldcc.com). Local TV and radio postings will only be used in the event of when all Mansfield Parks and Recreation classes, workshops, leagues, etc. are canceled for the full day. General Estimated Decision Times for Cancellations 5:30am-11:59am classes, programs, etc.

No later than 5:15am

Noon-5:00pm classes, programs, etc.

No later than 10:30am

5:00pm and later classes, programs, etc.

No later than 3:30pm

Programs and Classes Held in School Facilities Cancelled for FULL DAY

When Mansfield Public Schools are cancelled for the full day

Cancelled for MORNING to NOON

When Mansfield Public Schools have a delayed opening

Cancelled for the EVENING

When Mansfield Public Schools are cancelled early for the day.

Snow, Thunder, Lightning and Rain Call 860-429-3015, ext. 4 Some programs may be held in inclement weather and some may not. Contact our program information line for weather related program status updates. Thunder and lightning are a serious safety concern and may force last minute cancellations on site. Active thunder and lightning in the area may force the temporary closing of the indoor pool and programs until the threat has moved out of the area.

Information on full or partial cancellations will be listed on the Parks and Recreation information line (860-429-3015, #4) and posted on the Parks and Recreation web site (www.mansfieldcc.com). Local TV and radio postings will only be used in the event of when all Mansfield Parks and Recreation classes, workshops, leagues, etc. are cancelled for the full day. Estimated General Decision Times for Cancellations 5:30am-11:59am classes, programs, etc.

No later than 5:15am

Noon-5:00pm classes, programs, etc.

No later than 10:30am

5:00pm and later classes, programs, etc.

No later than 3:30pm

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Community School of the Arts The Community School of the Arts (CSA) has history of providing community based programs in the arts for over 35 years. Mansfield Parks and Recreation remains committed to providing high quality instruction to offer students of all ages and ability levels with professional, affordable instruction in the performing and visual arts. Mansfield Parks and Recreation employs highly qualified professionals, many whom have already achieved or are actively pursuing advanced level degrees in Fine Arts at the University of Connecticut. We look forward to serving you with the CSA and other invite you to explore the numerous other recreation and leisure services provided by the Town of Mansfield.

Ensembles & Group Music Instruction Chamber Groups Do you have an established chamber group that could use some coaching? Are you interested in forming one? Does your teacher have a workshop you would like to join? Contact Kimberly Rontey at 860-429-3015 ext. 6108 to arrange a schedule of lessons with a member of CSA staff. Rates vary based on group size. Groups range from 2-4 individuals.

Group Class Piano for Children (Ages 6-12)

music Individual Instrumental and Voice Lessons (All Ages) Please visit the Mansfield Community Center Reception Desk or www. mansfieldct.gov/csa for a list of instructors and to download a lesson request and payment authorization form. After initial submission of the lesson request, you will be contacted within two weeks to set up the first lesson. Students meet with an instructor once per week for 30, 45, or 60 minutes. Depending upon the instrument, age requirements may apply. Lessons are offered on weekdays only, and held primarily at the new Lenard Hall! Other locations in Mansfield may be used as needed. Payment for lessons is due in full prior to the first lesson of the season. Lesson forms submitted after the beginning of the season will be subject to a $10 late enrollment fee. Please note, there will be a once per season $10 non-resident charge for those participating in lessons that do not live in Storrs/Mansfield. The $10 will be charged with the first lesson of the season. Lessons will be held between September and December. lesson length

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For the true beginner who has no piano experience. Learn basic piano skills in a fun social environment! This is a great step to gauge your child’s interest before taking private lessons. Play games and use hands-on activities to help you learn technique and music theory and appreciation as they relate to various styles of piano playing. Purchase of Piano books will be required for this program and will be described on the registration receipt. Groups are 2-3 individuals. Space is very limited, register early. Instructor: Ning Chen Location: Lenard Hall Dates: Fri., Sept. 20 - Nov. 22 (10 classes) Time for age 6-8: (230501-A) 5:00 - 5:30 pm Time for ages 8-10: ( 230502-A) 5:40 - 6:10 pm Time for ages 10-12: (230503-A) 6:20 - 6:50 pm Fee: $108 for residents, $118 for non-residents

Djembe Drumming for Beginners! (Ages 12+) This interactive session conveys basic skills and concepts to play comfortably and musically on djembe drums! You’ll take home ways to create joyous rhythms that are based in an oral tradition as taught by the legendary West African drummer, Dr. Babatunde Olatunji. Workbook is provided to take home, and you are encouraged to bring an audio recorder. If you have a djembe, please bring it! If you do not have a djembe, please indicate so at registration. Drums will be made available to the first six registered participants in need. Instructor:

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Music & Movement (Ages 2-5 with caregiver)

Visual Arts 100 Drawings, Paintings, Explorations This 10-week series will give you time, space, materials, and encouragement to make 100 new drawings/paintings/ explorations. Through practice and creative actions you cultivate your inner awareness and develop who you are as a creative being. We will let go of our expectations and inner critics as we focus on quantity, not finished product. This creative journey will start with prompts and exercises, and finish with reflections allowing time to slow down and go deeper. You will be inspired by what you learn and where you end up! All mediums and skill levels welcome. “Every artist has thousands of bad drawings in them and the only way to get rid of them is to draw them out.” - Chuck Jones Instructor: Location: Dates: Times: Fee: Materials Fee: Activity #:

Reagen O’Reigaekn Lenard Hall Tuesdays, Oct. 1- Dec. 3 (10 weeks) 6:00pm- 8:30pm $155 for residents, $165 for non-residents $25 due at registration. Fee waivers do not apply to materials fees. 230051-A

Drawing for Beginners and Advanced (Teens to Adults) Learning to draw is learning to see. Drawing is the basis for the arts. Learn the skills needed to understand contour, shading, line, texture, shape, and composition. Experiment with pencil, charcoal, and other drawing media. Understand the concepts of “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” by B. Edwards, as you begin to grasp the Principles and Elements of Design. Skills are transferred to drawing with colored pencils. Students who have taken the class before will be challenged with new assignments. Nancy Cooke Bunnell is an Award Winning pastel artist, who exhibits throughout the state, including the Connecticut Pastel Society, Lyme Gallery and others. She is a certified art teacher and has been teaching over 25 years, including the Community School of Arts at UConn, Vernon Art Center, and West Hartford Art League. Instructor: Location: Dates: Time: Fee: Materials Fee: Activity #:

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Nancy Cooke Bunnell CC Arts & Crafts Room Mondays, Sept. 30 - Nov.18 (8 classes) 6:00-7:30pm $120 for residents, $130 for non-residents $25 due at registration. Fee waivers do not apply to materials fees. 230061-A

Children and their caregivers will sing, move, and play through a diverse array of colorful and developmentally appropriate activities, with ideas for continuing their music making at home throughout the week. Grouping child of a variety of ages fosters natural, family-style learning, where younger children enjoy watching and imitating older ones; and older children learn by leading younger ones. Each child will be encouraged to participate at their own level, while being free to sing, move, chant, listen, watch, or explore as they please. Instructor: Location: Dates: Times: Fee: Activity #:

Kasey Calebraugh Lenard Hall Mon., Sept. 30 – Dec. 2 (8 classes) *no class 10/14, 11/11 5:30-6:00 p.m. $60 for residents, $70 for non-residents 230200-A

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Mansfield Parks & Recreation is excited to celebrate the opening of Lenard Hall. The renovated Eagleville Schoolhouse will serve as the primary home for music lessons, theatrical and visual art programs for all ages and abilities

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Preschool Play, Learn, and Create! Come play, learn, and create! Preschoolers (ages 3-5) gather for fun fallthemed activities in this dynamic once per week program. Listen to stories, enjoy sensory activities, and spend time playing together. Fall season projects include mini-apple-pie baking, a fall leaf walk, sponge painting and scarecrow making*! Activities vary weekly. Parent/adult participation is required. Location: Dates: Times: Activity #: Fee: Instructor:

CC Arts & Crafts Room/Community Room Tuesday, Sept. 17 – Oct. 8 (4 classes) 9:30-10:30 am 220002-A $29 for residents; $39 for non-residents Jane Moynihan is a Storrs resident who has been teaching elementary school for 23 years. Recently retired, she wants to continue sharing her love of art, learning, and play with children. *The children’s scarecrows will have the opportunity to be put on display October 12th as part of the annual Scarecrow Contest! Scarecrows must be picked up by November 8th, or they will be discarded.

Play, Learn, and Create! Part II Come play, learn, and create! Preschoolers (ages 3-5) gather for fun late-fall themed activities in this dynamic once per week program. Listen to stories, enjoy sensory activities, and spend time playing together. Fall season projects include pumpkin take apart and decorating, pumpkin cookie baking, mask making, and a “messy play” day! Activities vary weekly. Parent/adult participation is required. Location: Dates: Times: Activity #: Fee: Instructor:

CC Arts & Crafts Room/Community Room Tuesday, Oct. 22 – Nov. 12 (4 classes) 9:30-10:30 am 220002-B $29 for residents; $39 for non-residents Jane Moynihan is a Storrs resident who has been teaching elementary school for 23 years. Recently retired, she wants to continue sharing her love of art, learning, and play with children.

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Preschool (2.9 years - 5 years) The Preschool/Kindergarten curriculum is divided into four areas: Language & Literacy Creative Expression Science & Sensory Gross Motor Skills

Before & After School The after school program at Discovery Zone Learning Center is designed for children from grades K through fifth, and is fun, low-key, and neighborhood-like.

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Local Youth Sport Programs Mansfield Parks and Recreation Programs Mansfield Recreation and Travel Basketball:

Boys and girls grades K-8 recreation and travel divisions. Registration begins in early September. Flyers distributed through Mansfield public school and the Mansfield Community Center beginning in September.

• Childcare hours service 1-7 year olds. • Children ages 8-11 are able to use the facility independently while a parent/guardian is in the facility. • A sibling or supervisor who is 14 or older is able to serve as the “caretaker” for a sibling who is 8-11. • All minors (ages 12-17) are limited to visiting the facility for no longer than 4 hours per day without a parent or guardian. • If a child is at least 8 years old and can pass a swim test, parents or guardians can allow them to use the pool independently. All parents/guardians will need to remain in the pool area until the swim test is administered. • Any child 6-8 years old who passes a swim test only needs to have a parent actively supervise them from the pool deck. • Children 5 years of age and under must be accompanied in the water by an adult (18 years or older) who is within arms reach. • Children 5 years of age or older must use gender appropriate locker rooms. We encourage families and individuals with special needs to use family changing rooms. • Members and guests must be at least 14 years old to use the fitness equipment upstairs. • Friday evenings from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 3-8 p.m., youth, ages 10-13 may use select cardiovascular equipment with proper parental supervision. Additionally, they may use our Youth Resistance Training program during the above hours as long as they have completed the Youth Resistance Training Orientation. (See current program brochure for class dates and times.) • During Family Track Hours children may use the Walking/Jogging Track along side their parent or guardian. *Teen Center Members under the age of 12 and in the 6th grade may be in the facility independently provided the following: • Only during scheduled Teen Center School hours; Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, 2-6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, 3-6 p.m., Friday 2-8 p.m. During Family Fun Night there is no supervised teen time. Teen Center is open for families. • They remain in the Teen Center with the exception of trips to the bathroom or vending machines. • Their parents or guardians must sign out their children in the Teen Center when picking them up from the Community Center.

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Co-Sponsored Youth Sports Organizations: The Mansfield Parks and Recreation Department encourages and supports the formation, continuance, and growth of all recreation programs through the Department’s Co-sponsorship Policy. Co-sponsorship is a cooperative arrangement between Mansfield Parks and Recreation and a local group or organization in providing recreational programs and activities which meet a community need and a majority of Mansfield residents are being served. The co-sponsored group or organization must operate in accordance with several conditions, including passing an annual background check of all coaches and administers, maintaining coach certifications through the National Youth Sports Coaches Association (NYSCA) or an approved equivalent, follow town wide NYSCA code of ethics, and all established rules, regulations, and standards set forth by the Mansfield Parks and Recreation Department. Co-sponsored organizations are responsible for their own day-day administrative operations but can be beneficiaries of town financed facility improvements, advertisement, and staff guidance. To view the comprehensive details of the Town of Mansfield Department of Parks & Recreation Co-sponsorship policies visit our web site under forms.

Mansfield Little League

MLL provides organized, instructional and competitive baseball and softball programs for boys and girls ages 5-15, and includes Spring, Summer and Fall seasons. MLL also offers Umpire Training Programs for ages 13 and up. Registration for spring begins January 1. Please visit www.mansfieldll.org for registration and additional information. Questions, email isheardwright@ gmail.com

WAM United Soccer Club

WAM (Willington, Ashford, Mansfield) United offers youth soccer programs in the spring, including: Saturday Instructional Clinic for grades 2 and younger. Two alternative programs for grades 3 through 8 that form teams to compete in the Northeast District League of the Connecticut Junior Soccer Association; and pick-up soccer games for grades 9-12. For additional information please visit the WAM United webpage for the Mansfield representative contact information (www. WAMunited.com)

Other Youth Sport Organizations serving Mansfield Residents Northeast Youth Hockey:

Offers learn-to-skate and hockey programs at UCONN from beginner to experienced. For more information go to northeastyouthhockey.org.

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Mansfield Parks and Recreation Basketball welcomes players at all levels of experience. The program features skill development, sportsmanship, team participation and healthy competition for grades K-8. Practices begin in November with game play held for most divisions December – February. Practice and games schedules determined after teams are formed in November. Volunteer head and assistant coaches are needed for most divisions. A detailed flyer to be made available in early September.

No school? No problem! We have one day camp for your kids on the two teacher professional days in town. Open to grades K-8, this popular program not only fills any need for child care on these days it also offers a great day for your child. We meet in the gymnasium for some games, crafts and free play at MMS, with drop off as early as 7:30 a.m. and pickup as late as 5:30 p.m. Each day will have a field trip. Trip location details will be provided on a flyer distributed through schools before each date.

Micro Sports This clinic is to get Kindergarten – 2nd grade children active in a trio of sports. Children will learn the fundamentals of basketball, soccer and tennis. Children will learn the skills necessary to play the game and have fun doing it. Clinics will be held on Monday nights. Location: Dates: Times: Fee: Activity #:

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Weekend Tennis

Instructor: Devin Pallanck Location: E. O. Smith Tennis Courts/CC Gym All participants are required to bring their own appropriately sized tennis racquet. Sun., Sept. 8-Oct. 6 (5 classes) Early Fall Dates: Late Fall Dates: Sun., Oct. 20-Nov. 17 (5 classes)

Quick Start Tennis (ages 4-7)

Beginner Tennis (Ages 10-13)

In these introductory skill development sessions, tennis goals are to gradually improve hand-eye coordination, learn proper grip and stroke, and have a positive introduction to the game. Larger, lighter foam tennis balls are used during instruction and are particularly effective with children because they are easier to control and react to. Typical kids games are used to incorporate and enforce proper use of a racquet and shadowing the coach.

The perfect introduction to tennis! A few changes in size and format from the younger group with practice in stroke development and modified match play. In this class participants will learn the basic strokes of tennis, making clean contact with the ball, and encourage movement on the court. Group games are played that further develop these skills. Please make sure your child has the correct sized racquet.

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Beginner Tennis (ages 7-10) The perfect introduction to tennis! A few changes in size and format from the younger group with practice in stroke development and modified match play. In this class participants will learn the basic strokes of tennis, making clean contact with the ball, and encourage movement on the court. Group games are played that further develop these skills. Please make sure your child has the correct sized racquet. Outdoor Session: Indoor Session: Fee: Time:

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Intermediate Tennis (Ages 10-13) Participants must have completed at least two seasonal sessions of tennis with the orange or red ball to participate in this level. If you child does not meet those guidelines, please register them for the Beginner Tennis program.

In this tennis program for more advanced players, there will be a different focus for each lesson (forehand, serve, consistency, angles, etc.) and play will range from drills to games and matches. The aim for the more advanced players is to have them hitting as many balls as possible and get in a good mix of drills and competitive (but friendly) games. There will be significantly more focus on instructing proper technique, grips, and strategies. Outdoor Session: Fee: Time:

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Pre-Ballet (Ages 4-6)

dance &tumbling Instructors: Mia (John) Pomerenke and professional dance instructors from Mansfield Academy of Dance. Instructors at the Mansfield Academy of Dance pride themselves on being lifelong learners who continually educate themselves through certification programs, teacher-training schools, conferences, and other learning opportunities. They are certified by test to teach dance through Dance Masters of America. Mansfield Academy of Dance instructors offer high-level dance education with focus on age appropriate physical and mental development as well as proper dance technique and terminology. Our goal is to prepare young dancers for any path they wish to pursue in life. Our dancers our inspired, confident, healthy, passionate, disciplined, focused and proud.

Tumble and Twirl (Ages 3-5) Get your body moving on Sunday morning! Allow your little one to explore the fundamentals of tumbling, acrobatic movements, gross motor skills, dance and basic stretching skills. Each day will start with a warm up dance, a basic stretching to warm up the body, and then move through a series of combinations on the floor mats, wedges, balance beam, and other tumbling equipment. Tumblers will focus on balance and body awareness while improving their strength and coordination. Parent involvement is highly encouraged to assist their child in class. Location: Time: Dates: Fee: Activity #:

CC Gymnasium 10:50-11:35 am Sun, Sept. 22-Dec. 8 (10 classes) *no 10/13, 11/24 $50 for residents, $60 for non-residents 220047-A

Creative Dance and Ballet (Ages 3-4) Skip, march, gallop and more in this introduction to ballet dance! Active young dancers learn through basic movement and dance-along songs, developing motor skills and learning basic ballet positions. Leotard, tights and leather ballet shoes recommended. Location: Time: Dates: Fee: Activity #:

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CC Dance/Fitness Studio 11:45 am-12:30 pm Sun, Sept. 22-dec. 8 (10 classes) *no 10/13, 11/24 $50 for residents, $60 for non-residents 220043-A

Skip, march, gallop and more in this introduction to ballet dance! Active young dancers learn through basic movement and dance-along songs, developing motor skills and learning basic ballet positions. Leotard, tights and leather ballet shoes recommended. Please contact instructor for help ordering; miapomerenke@gmail.com. Location: Time: Dates: Fee: Activity #:

CC Dance/Fitness Studio 12:35-1:20 pm Sun, Sept. 22-Dec. 8 (10 classes) *no 10/13, 11/24 $50 for residents, $60 for non-residents 220045-A

Ballet I (ages 6-9) Children will learn basic ballet positions and movements while exploring music and dance. Themes, props, and creative dance will be incorporated to make learning steps and terminology exciting and fun. Location: Time: Dates: Fee: Activity #:

CC Dance/Fitness Studio 2:15-3pm Sun., Sept. 22-Dec. 8 (10 classes) *no 10/13, 11/24 $65 Mansfield residents, $75 non-residents 220046-A

Hip Hop Class (Ages 7-10) This energetic and exciting class will incorporate some of the latest styles of dance featured in music videos and on television with popular music in an age appropriate manner. Students will focus on building strength and stamina while working on skills such as body awareness, isolation and musicality. Creativity and self-expression will be encouraged through free dance and student choreography. Location: Time: Dates: Fee: Activity #:

CC Dance/Fitness Studio 1:25 - 2:10 p.m. Sun, Sept. 22-Dec. 8 (10 classes) *no 10/13, 11/24 $65 for residents, $75 for non-residents 220048-A

Teen Hip Hop (Ages 12-17) Do you love to dance? Have you always wanted to learn the moves you see in popular music videos? This energetic and exciting class incorporates some of these latest styles (in an age appropriate manner). Focus will be on building strength and stamina while working on skills such body awareness, isolation, and musicality. Bring your creativity and self-expression for free dance and choreography exercises. Bussing from Mansfield Middle School available. Location: Time: Dates: Fee: Activity #:

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CC Dance/Fitness Studio 3:15-4:15 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 26-Nov. 14 (7 classes) *no class 10/31 $70 for residents, $80 for non-residents 220049-A

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TaeKwonDo with Master Cho (Ages 5*-10) ď Š

Nutrication (Ages 7-14)

Is your child interested in martial arts? Try this introductory class to Olympic TaeKwonDo study! Each class will start with a stretching and warm-up period followed by education in the discipline, body coordination, and focus of TaeKwonDo. Students will practice the fundamentals of stance, punch, kick, block and form techniques in a safe, non-contact environment. Participants should wear gym-clothes and will remain barefoot for class. The session will end with a test and presentation to parents. Master Chang Yeun Cho of Master Cho Martial Arts, Instructor: www.masterchomartialarts.com Sat., Sept. 14-Oct. 26 (6 weeks) *no class 10/19 Dates: CC Dance/Fitness Studio Location: 12-12:35 p.m. Time: $32 for residents, $42 for non-residents Fee: 220050-A Activity #: *TaeKwonDo requires a high level of focus, good attention skills and the ability to follow instructions. Children may be asked to sit out at times as they learn and develope this skill set.

Let your children explore the world of nutrition and exercise as they learn to cook healthy recipes, play sports, games, and even make delicious smoothies! Run by UConn interns majoring in nutritional sciences or a related field, this program is designed to help kids integrate fun with a healthy lifestyle. We offer two classes each week, one about nutrition and the other for exercise. Classes teach the fundamentals of cooking and food preparation as well as the basics of many sports and exercise related activities. Food is provided. For more information check out the website at www.kelseynutritionllc.com! Instructor: Will Kelsey & Staff Session 1 Dates: Mon. & Wed., Sept. 9-Oct. 23 (6 weeks) *no class 10/14 Activity #: 220026-A Session 2 Dates: Mon. & Wed., Oct. 28-Dec. 18 (6 weeks) *no class 11/25 & 11/27 Activity #: 220026-B Location: CC Gym & Community Room Time: 4:45pm-5:45pm Fee per session: $80 for residents, $90 for non-residents, includes materials Bonus Afterschool: (220020-G/H) Your child(ren) can come on the bus straight from school and we’ll get them off the bus, take care of them until class starts and make sure they get to class on time for an additional $26.

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Family / Events Fall Family Fun Nights

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Join us this Fall for our exciting Family Nights at the Mansfield Community Center. There are giant inflatables in the gym, and in the pool, Inflatable pool floats, Tot Toys, Puzzles, Community Room Drop-In Games, open gym, the fitness area is open for kids ages 12 and 13 with their parents. The teen center is also open for families to use. In the teen center there is ping pong, pool, air hockey and foosball. No pre-registration required. Location: Dates/Times:

Family Paint Nights (Ages 5+) With Family Friendly Pricing! Bring your family or friends and paint together at the Mansfield Community Center’s family friendly Paint Nights. We will use acrylic paint, so dress for a mess! Each participant will take home a 16” x 20” painted canvas. Participants will learn about a famous artist with a birthday in that month and create a painting inspired by their art. We provide supplies and step-by-step instruction. Participants are welcome to bring family friendly refreshments for break time (1 hour of painting, 15 minute snack break, 45 minutes of painting to complete project). Each parent and child must register separately and will paint on separate canvases. Parents must accompany children. Instructor: Times: Dates:

Location: Individual Fee: Pair Fee: Family of 3: Family of 4: Materials Fee:

Reagen O’Reigaekn 4:30 – 6:30pm (130053-B) Saturday, August 10 Piece: Rene Magritte, The Kiss, 1951 (130053-C) Saturday, September 14 Piece: Wolf Kahn, Dancing Trees, 1997 (230053-A) Saturday, October 26 Piece: Yayoi Kusama, Ready to Blossom in the Morning, 1989 (230053-B) Saturday, November 16 Piece: Alex Katz, Tulips 4, 2013 (230053-C) Saturday, December 14 Piece: Andy Warhol, Flowers, 1964 CC Arts & Crafts Room $8 for residents; $18 for non-residents $15 for residents; $25 for non-residents $21 for residents; $31 for non-residents $26 for residents; $36 for non-residents $7/person due at time of registration. Fee waivers do not apply to materials fees.

Fall Free Mansfield Days Have you been wondering what all the excitement is about at the Mansfield Community Center! Well, if you’re a Mansfield resident you can find out for FREE. Proof of residency may be required. Location: Dates/Times:

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Mansfield Community Center Sun., Aug 4, 3:30-6:30 pm Fri., Sept 13, 5:30-8:30 pm Sat., Oct 5, 4:30-7:30pm Sun, Nov 10, 3:30-6:30pm Free for Mansfield residents

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Mansfield Community Center Sat., Aug 10, 4:30-7:30 pm - Ice Cream Social Fri., Aug 23, 5:30-8:30 pm – End of Summer Party Sun., Sept 8, 4:30-7:30 pm – Grandparents Day Fri., Sept 27, 5:30-8:30 pm - Take a Drum Ride Sat., Oct 5, 4:30-7:30 pm – Free Mansfield Day Fri., Oct 18, 5:30-8:30 pm – Pumpkin Decorating Sat., Nov 2, 4:30-7:30pm Fri., Nov 22, 5:30-8:30pm There is no fee for Community Center Members. Nonmembers just need to pay the daily fee and see what the fun is all about.

Annual Halloween Party Jump start your Halloween spirit at the Mansfield Community Center on Saturday October 26th from 5-6:30 p.m. All ages are welcome but event is geared towards kids 10 and under. Dress up in your costume and join us for some fun including games a craft activity and some tricka-trunking. What’s trick-a-trunking? Trick-A-Trunk at our Halloween party is where kids come dressed up (and adults) trick or treat around our blocked off of traffic, back parking lot that is filled with cars where volunteers, COULD BE YOU?, set up shop handing out treats! You can wear costumes; decorate your cars or whatever you would like to get in the Halloween spirit. Trick-A-Trunk space is limited. Trick-A-Trunk sponsors must pre-register. Families, Groups and Businesses welcome to be “Trunks.” For more information or to register as a Trick-A-Trunk sponsor please contact: Jared Redmond; jared.redmond@mansfieldct.org Location: Date: Time: Fees:

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Family / Events 2nd Annual Scarecrow Contest Our Scarecrow Contest is open to all ages, families, community & non-profit groups and businesses. Everyone that is interested in displaying a scarecrow must preregister the scarecrow and the Mansfield Community Center by Saturday, October 12, 2019. Drop Off & Set Up: On Saturday, October 12, 2019 you can stop at the reception desk and get a number for your scarecrow. This will identify their spot on the grass in front of the community center. You can then head outside and set up your scarecrow. These will remain outdoors so make sure everything is secured properly. Duration: Scarecrows will be on display and available for judging on October 12th – October 27th. Judging: Judging is simple: voters will be voting on their favorite scarecrow for funniest and most imaginative. There will be a box at the reception desk at the community center to cast your votes. Awards: We will be giving away $50 gift certificate for first place and $25 gift certificate for second place to be used for any program that the Mansfield Parks and Recreation Department offers. All scarecrows must be picked up by November 8, Pick-Ups: 2019. If they are not picked up they will be discarded.

We will meet at Betsy Paterson Square. Registration (free but required) starts at 9:30 AM. The walk will begin at approximately 9:45 AM. We will return to Paterson Square by about 11:30 AM. This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome to participate, whether or not accompanied by a dog. Donations for the Friends of Mansfield Animal Shelter will be gratefully received. More info: Location: Date: Time: Fee:

mansfieldct.gov/pupcrawl Meet on Betsy Paterson Square, 2 Dog Lane Saturday, October 5 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Free and open to everyone!

Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Storrs Calling all goblins, ghouls, and ghosts! The Mansfield Downtown Partnership will host Trick-or-Treating in Downtown Storrs on Saturday, Oct. 27. Children are invited to dress in their Halloween best and trick-or-treat at participating downtown businesses. All children must be accompanied by an adult. At 5:00 PM, keep the fun going: Walk over to the Mansfield Community Center for their Annual Halloween Party and Trick-a-Trunk (5:00 -6:30 PM)! More info: Location: Date: Time: Fee:

mansfieldct.gov/halloween Downtown Storrs Saturday, October 27, 2018 3:00 – 5:00 PM Free and open to everyone

Partnership Events Celebrate Mansfield Festival: Sat., Sept. 21 After fifteen years, we’re shaking things up! This year’s festival has a new day (Saturday), new date (Sept. 21) and new schedule (2:00 PM – 8:00 PM). The Mansfield Downtown Partnership invites residents and friends to enjoy hands-on fun, musical performances, and more! Visit downtownstorrsfestival. org for news and announcements.

      

Volunteers needed! Please contact the Downtown Partnership (860.429.2740 or mdp@mansfieldct.org) if you are interested in volunteering at the Celebrate Mansfield Festival. More info: Location: Date: Time: Fee:

downtownstorrsfestival.org Downtown Storrs Saturday, Sept. 21 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM Free and open to everyone!



Mansfield Pup Crawl The Mansfield Pup Crawl is an annual event hosted by the Mansfield Downtown Partnership with assistance from the Friends of Mansfield Animal Shelter. Enjoy a guided walk through Downtown Storrs with fun and educational stops along the way. The walk is approximately 1.5 miles. The event will take place rain or shine.

 

  

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Family / Events Kayak Rentals We have 9 single kayaks with paddles and life jackets. The kayaks are 10.5 feet long and weigh about 42 pounds each. Reservations (with payment) must be made in writing at least 48 hours in advance. As the kayaks do go out regularly, it is important to call ahead to make sure they are available. A $50 deposit check and copy of driver’s license is required at the time of rental reservation. Fee: $10 per kayak per day (paddles and life jackets included) Pick up (seasonally) at the Community Center between 6:30am and return by 6:30pm. Saturday and Sunday pick up and drop off times are 8:30am and return by 6:30pm Participants are responsible for the loading, unloading and transporting the kayaks to and from destination. Required waivers must be completed by all participants prior to renting kayaks or paddle boards. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a waiver completed by a parent/guardian. Waivers are available in person at the Community Center or online. Renters will only be able to rent the number of kayaks for which we have waivers completed. Each person utilizing a kayak or paddle board from the Mansfield Community Center must have a signed waiver on file before the equipment may leave the facility. All children under 18 must have a signed waiver by their legal guardian. Waivers are available at the Community Center or online at www. MansfieldCC.com. Print your signed waiver and drop it off upon picking up the equipment, or email the signed waiver form to: mccwaiver@mansfieldct. org before your pick-up time.

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Paddle Board Rentals We have 2 paddle boards available to rent. Cost is $25 per day. Rental includes 10'6" paddle board weighting about 19 pounds, paddle, paddle board leash and PFD (life jacket). Reservations (with payment) must be made in writing at least 48 hours in advance Renter must be able to securely load and transport paddle board(s) on their own. $50 security deposit is required. Fee: $25 per day (paddle and life jacket included) Pick up (seasonally) at the Community Center between 6:30am and return by 6:30pm. Saturday and Sunday pick up and drop off times are 8:30am and return by 6:30pm. Participants are responsible for the loading, unloading and transporting the paddle boards to and from destination.

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Mansfield Community Center Party Form Please take the time to review the information below and return this form to the Mansfield Community Center with payment in full to request a room for your party. Party requests and full payment MUST be received at least two weeks in advance for planning purposes. Please call 860-429-3015 for more information. Please note that parties must include the Arts and Crafts Room or the Community Room. Your reservation is not confirmed until you receive a detailed confirmation receipt. Pick a second choice in case your first choice is not available. Parent’s Name________________________________________ Child’s Name___________________________________

Phone___________________________ Email ____________________________________________________ Child’s age_________ T-shirt size (circle) YS

YM YL # of party guests________ # of extra adults________

Address____________________________________________________________________________________ Street City Zip Code

Room requested ________________________ 2nd choice _____________________________ Date requested_________________________ Alternate Date _________________________ Time Requested________________________ Alternate time__________________________ Party Room

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Non-Member Price

Community Room

$75

$150

Community Room w/kitchen

$90

$180

Arts & Crafts Room

$50

$100

Arts & Crafts Room w/Teen Center *Sundays

$80

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Add-on Food and Decor Cheese Pizza Juice (64 fl oz) Dairy Bar Ice Cream Cake* Decorations (tablecloths, paper goods, streamers)

Add-on Activities (1st hour of party) Splash Bash

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Price

Colors/Flavor

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$14 per pizza @ ______ pizzas

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$4 per bottle @ ______ bottles Apple____ Grape____ Up to 15 people - $40 Up to 30 people - $55 Please Circle: What should your cake say? Vanilla &/or Chocolate Frosting colors (2): _____________________________________ _____________________ Colors (up to 2): $25 ___________________ Member Price

Non-Member Price

Theme

Up to 15 guests: $65 16-25 guests: $90

Up to 15 guests: $85 16-25 guests: $110

Inflatable:_____________

Sports & Games

$50

$75

Games: _______________

Giant Gym Slide

$150

$250

N/A

Pre-School Play

$30

$45

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$50 base fee plus $10 per guest (max 15)

$60 base fee plus $10 per guest (max 15)

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Total

Theme: _______________

Party Grand Total:______________

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Party Planning Form Phone: 860.429.3015 Email: parks&rec@mansfieldct.org

Party Times

Friday: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Saturday: 12:30-2:30 p.m. | 4-6 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 12:30-2:30 p.m. 2:30-4:30 p.m.|4:30-6:30 p.m.|5:30-7:30 p.m.

Party Rooms

Arts & Crafts Room (holds up to 20 people) Arts & Crafts Room w/Teen Center (holds up to 35 people, available on Sundays)

Community Room (holds up to 50 people) Community Room w/Kitchen (holds up to 50 people)

Party Add Ons SPLASH BASH: 1st hour of your 2 hour party time in the pool during general swim. 1 pool inflatable. Circle 1: snake | dog | dragon | fruit slice *Available times may include: Fridays, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Saturdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 4:00-5:00 p.m. Sundays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 2:30-3:30 p.m., 4:30-5:30 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Splash packages are limited to two per day. Recommended for children ages 7+. Swim test required. Non-swimmers MUST have a parent/guardian in the water with them at all times. Therapy pool/diving board may not be available. *subject to change, blackout dates may apply, splash parties not available on Family Fun Nights. SPORTS AND GAMES: 1st hour of your 2 hour party time in ½ the gym with MCC staff to run your child’s favorite games, all gym equipment needed. Recommended for ages 6+. Available times vary. GIANT SLIDE PARTY: 1st hour of your 2 hour party time in ½ the gym with the 12 foot inflatable slide and MCC staff to supervise! Available times vary. PRE-SCHOOL PLAY: 1st hour of your 2 hour party time in ½ the gym. MCC staff set up our tot toys for guests to have free play time. Appropriate for ages 5 and under. Available times vary. PAINT PARTY: 1 hour of your 2 hour party time with MCC Art staff. Choose from our selection of themes and be led with step-by-step instruction through the painting process. Each guest will complete their own painting to bring home. Available Saturdays 12:30-1:30pm. Blackout dates may apply. Ages 5 and up. PIZZA/JUICE/CAKE: Take away some party stress by letting us take care of your refreshments. Add pizza from Dominos, 64 fl oz bottles of juice, and/or an ice cream cake from the Dairy Bar! We’ll place the order and have it ready for your party. Desired counts must be confirmed one week prior to party. DECORATIONS: Let us decorate for you! You choose up to two colors, we’ll put up the streamers, and prepare the tables with all necessary coverings, plates, cups, napkins and cutlery. You just come and relax.

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Before/After School Programs e more options than v a ll your needs: eve eh r W t o fi

Enroll by month, regular individual days per month or on a drop-in basis!

We have more options than ever to fill your needs:

Before/After School Friends 3 Locations: Vinton, Southeast and Goodwin Schools (There will not be After school at the Community Center)

The Before/After-School Friends Program offers a safe, fun and relaxed atmosphere for children at the beginning and end of the school day. The program is for children whose parents want them to join special activities in a peer setting, or are unable to care for them after school. The program concludes at 6 p.m. each day. All children are offered daily snacks at the after school program. Before/AfterThe School Friends Program designs activities to provide children with experiences that enhance physical, emotional and social growth. Children learn to resolve conflicts and develop social skills needed for successful group interaction in future settings.

Before-School The Friends Program is offered at Goodwin, Southeast, and Vinton Elementary Schools. The program starts at 7 a.m. each day.

Before/AfterThe School Friends Program consists of options based on each child’s interests, wants and needs. The weekly schedule can include activities such as arts and crafts, sports, outdoor play, group games and special themed events. We encourage the children and staff to be involved in planning together. The Before/After-School Friends Program encourages cooperation between all participants at our program. We feel daily communication with parents and staff is important to keep you up to date on how your child is doing with Before/After School Friends. The Before/After-School Friends Program is open all days that the Mansfield Public Schools are in operation including scheduled half days. On late openings and early dismissals there is no after school

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care. Children may be enrolled by the month or for certain consistent days of the week per month. Fees vary from month to month based on the number of days/hours the program runs. We also offer a Drop In registration for families in need of occasional before or after school care. In order to use the drop in program, you must fill out a credit card authorization form. This form is available at the community center and on-line. You must also fill out an activity registration form to use this option.

Initial registration for Before/After School Friends must be done in person at the community center or on-line. Prior to the start of each month you must re-register for days needed. For more information contact: Jared Redmond by email: jredmond@ mansfieldct.org or by phone 860-429-3015 ext. 6107. Enroll by month, regular individual days per month or on drop-in basis! Register for specific days of the week each month: $10.80 each morning $13.30 each afternoon Drop-in: $13.50 each morning $16.50 each afternoon

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Mansfield Teen Center (MTC) Teen Center Policies The Teen Center is free to students in grades 6-12. All the Teen Center participants must sign in and out during their daily visits.

community center you While signed in at MTC, if you leave the in 6th grade a parent must sign out (7th grade and up). If you are We give teens the or guardian must come in to sign you out. s of activities, trips opportunity to give us their input on the type is a cool spot to hang and specials they would like to see. MTC t the MTC contact out with friends. For more information abou ct.org Jared Redmond, Jared.Redmond@mansfield is the last room on • Located in the Community Center (MTC the left on the first floor) board games, TV’s, • 2 Pool tables, foosball, air hockey, 2 computer, WII and Xbox One

Teen Center is available to adults and families during non-supervised hours. Adults (18 years or older) must stay with the children. Sixth graders under the age of 12 may use the Teen Center without a guardian. They must remain in the Teen Center with the exception of trips to the bathroom and vending machines. Sixth graders MUST be signed in by a parent of guardian. During Family Fun Nights the teen center is open for families to use. Friday Family Fun Nights from 5:30-8:30pmj and Saturday from 4:30-7:30pm for families and friends.

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Teen Classes

teen classes Babysitter Safety (Ages 11-17) *registration deadline Oct. 8 This course is for youth’s age 11 to17 years of age. This is an entry level course intended to teach age appropriate skills necessary to care for children of all ages using team babysitting, mother’s helper and individual babysitting concepts. The course focuses on safety with emphasis on prevention. Other topics include hand washing, diapering, bottle feeding, personal safety and interview skills. Basic first aid and obstructed airway management for a conscious choking adult/child and infant will be covered. First Aid including adult and child CPR (requires passing written and skills testing to receive 2 year certification; certification is not guaranteed). Booklet, handouts and Babysitter Safety Certificate of completion included. Location: Time: Dates: Fee: Activity #:

CC Arts and Crafts Room 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15th $97 for residents, $107 for non-residents 220175-A

Teen Hip Hop (Ages 12-17) Do you love to dance? Have you always wanted to learn the moves you see in popular music videos? This energetic and exciting class incorporates some of these latest styles (in an age appropriate manner). Focus will be on building strength and stamina while working on skills such body awareness, isolation, and musicality. Bring your creativity and self-expression for free dance and choreography exercises. Bussing from Mansfield Middle School available. Location: Time: Dates: Fee: Activity #:

Quality Care in a relaxed setting Accepting new Patients 10 Higgins Highway Suite 1 Perkins Corner, Mansfield Center

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Dr. Marc Czarnowski www.mansfieldctdental.com

KATHMANDU KITCHEN & BAR Fine dining restaurant at Storrs Center Authentic Nepalese & Indian Cuisine

Everyday t ffe Lunch B3:0u0pm

CC Dance/Fitness Studio 3:15-4:15 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 26-Nov. 14 (8 classes) *no class 10/31 $70 for residents, $80 for non-residents 220049-A Naan bread with cheese

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11:30amr Ser vice Full Ba am on until 1 ds weeken

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Not valid with our buffet or on holidays. One per table. Offer ends August 31, 2019.

Takeout, Delivery & Catering Services Available Open 7 Days a Week 11:30am to 10:30pm 33 Wilbur Cross Way, • Storrs, CT 06268

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Between a Rock and a Marshy Place. (Wolf Rock and Sawmill Brook Preserve). Climb to Wolf Rock and enjoy a spectacular autumn view. Proceed through Sawmill Brook Preserve to the spectacular Sawmill Brook Marsh. Learn to identify trees, birds, wildflowers and other items of interest. There may be wet spots, depending how busy the beaver has been, so be prepared!

parks & preserves WALKTOBER Celebrate Walktober! Enjoy the many free, guided walks and experience the natural, historical and cultural treasures of The Last Green Valley. The complete walk schedule, with directions and descriptions, is available at the Mansfield Community Center and is posted on www. thelastgreenvalley.org.

Over in the (Merrow) Meadow Join us for some family fun at Merrow Meadow along the Willimantic River! In a scavenger hunt, objects will be “hidden” in plain sight along the trail and our young sleuths will have to find them as they hike this fully accessible trail. Learn a little about camouflage along the way. There will be prizes. Most of the path is paved and flat, easily accessible by wheelchair or stroller. All ages welcome. Heavy rain cancels.

Walk Leaders: Naturalists Sue and Tom Harrington Location: Wolf Rock Preserve Park at the Wolf Rock Trailhead: going south on Rt 195 in Mansfield make a right onto Brown’s Road next to the Congregational Church and near the intersection with Rt. 89. Go up a long hill and at the first fork, take the left onto Crane Hill. The trail is a short way down on the right. Park along roadside. Date: Time: Fee:

Moss Sanctuary Native Plant Walk Meet up at the Storrs Farmers Market and join botanist Dr. Bryan Connolly, of Cobblestone Farm, and Matt Woodward, of exploreCT. org, for a guided walk through the nearby Albert E. Moss Sanctuary. While exploring this diverse woodland, visit the charming Tift Pond to search for amphibians, and imagine how this hidden-away property has changed over time.

Walk Leaders: Naturalists Sue and Tom Harrington Location: Merrow Meadow Park From the intersection of Route 195 and Route 32, head south on Route 32 for .83 miles. Turn right onto Merrow Road and travel for 0.1 miles. Parking area entrance is on the left. Date: Time: Fee:

Dr. Bryan Connolly Walk Leader: Location: Meet at Storrs Farmers Market In front of Mansfield Town Hall, 4 South Eagleville Road. Park at EO Smith High School on Rte 195, adjacent to the Town Hall

Sat., October 5th. 10-11 A.M. Free

50 Foot with a View What better place to go on a beautiful fall day than a place with a great view, led by naturalists that can answer questions about what we see! We will take a casual walk through the forest, looking at whatever interests us along the way and be rewarded with an opening at the top of a cliff where we can see most of southern Storrs and beyond. Those who are adventurous can also walk down to the base of the cliff to view some interesting plants that live on the rocks. Walk Leaders: Naturalists Sue and Tom Harrington Location: Fifty-foot Cliff Preserve To Fifty Foot Trail from Storrs Center, head south on Rt. 195. About a mile south of campus, look for the Mansfield Historical Society building on the left (across from the Altnaveigh Inn) The parking lot for the trail is behind the building. Date: Time: Fee:

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Sun., October 27th. 1 P.M. Free

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Sat., October 19th. 5 P.M. Free

GET INVOLVED with your parks and preserves Do like to build things? Like to be outside? Parks and Recreation is looking for people of all ages who are independent workers interested in building bridges, wildlife observation decks and more in town-owned parks and preserves. Town staff will work with you on a design, getting the necessary permitting. We also have a small fund available for supplies directly related to the project. If you have a project in mind or would like a suggestion, please contact Jennifer Kaufman, at KaufmanJS@MansfieldCT.org or 860-429-3005x6204.

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Personal Trainers

personal Training Packages Body Composition Testing

Jerry Kleinman 860-617-1161

Being healthy or getting fit is more than just exercise. We can help you look at YOUR body and give you information that you can use more effectively than just a number on the scale. Did you know…lean muscle weighs more than fat? The location of changes in skinfold measurements can provide clues about your hormone levels. Analyzing your body composition can help you set and reach goals. Initial measurements of skinfold and girth taken at 4-7 sites. Calculation of body fat and lean mass percentages.

Mandy Ivory 860-933-4852

2-30 minute sessions - $60 (initial measurement and 6-week follow-up)

Functional Movement Screen Jessica Tracy 860-429-3015

First Move Well, Then Move Often! The Functional Movement Screen is comprised of 7 tests that look at your balance, mobility and stability. These patterns of movement will show you where your weaknesses, imbalances, asymmetries and limitations lie. No matter your fitness level, this test can benefit your exercise program by finding faulty movement patterns. Find out where you are compensating in your movement; improve your biomechanics; help prevent future injuries.

Jodi Farno

860-966-0594

2- 30 minute sessions - $60 (initial measurement taken at first appointment, analysis of results with specific exercise demonstration at second appointment) Sign up for a 4 visit package (initial measurement, exercise, follow-up, re-test) $99

Doug Melody 860-810-6776

Deb Grenier

860-208-6763

Private Pilates Instruction

Youth Resistance Training Orientation

Good nutrition can help you reach your goals! What exactly is “good nutrition”? How can nutrition counseling help you to never diet again? Do you eat well, but still can’t reach your body composition or performance goals? Do you feel sluggish or tired? Do you look at nutrition labels and just get more confused? Sign up for a good look at how we can help you. 2- 30 minute sessions - $60(initial meeting to determine goals, submit diet and lifestyle assessment, session 2 presents an analysis of your diet and important action steps you can take)

This Personal Trainer led class allows youth ages 10-13 and their parent or guardian (18+), learn the basics of a safe progressive Resistance Training Program. After completion of this orientation, youth are then allowed to take this predesigned program to the fitness area during the youth fitness hours. This class is mandatory for use of the fitness center by this age group. Instructor: Mansfield Community Center Personal Trainers Day: (270090-A) Friday, Sept. 20 (270090-B) Saturday, Oct. 19 (270090-C) Sunday, Nov. 17 Time: 5-6:30 p.m. Fee: $10 per youth/parent pair – members only 30

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Youth Fitness – Cardiovascular Youth ages 10-13 may utilize the cardiovascular equipment (ellipticals, bikes, rower and indoor track) with proper parental supervision. Parent or guardian (18+) must be actively supervising youth at all times. Youth and parent must check in with Fitness Assistant upon arriving on the fitness floor. Only cardiovascular equipment may be used, unless Youth Resistance Training Class has been completed. Orientation to cardiovascular equipment is not mandatory, but strongly suggested. Please ask for help from our Fitness Assistants. Days: Fee:

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Mindfulness for Children

All Your Minerals from Calcium to Zinc

Introducing children and families to massage therapy & ways to help calm down at the end of our very busy days. Using massage and breathing to help calm our minds and strengthen our bonds within families with loving therapeutic touch. Instructor: Location: Day: Time: Fee: Activity #:

Lia Masci, LMT, CPMT Dance/Exercise Studio TBA TBA TBA 270092-A (Pre-registration required)

Senior Health and Wellness fair UConn Physical Therapy students in conjunction with Senator Mae Flexer will provide FREE health assessments, including: Body composition, cardio and aerobic capacity, balance, strength, flexibility, cognition and posture. This event is FREE and open to the public. Day: Time: Location: Fee: Activity:

TBA TBA Gymnasium FREE 270092-B (Pre-registration suggested)

health & Fitness seminars Common Sense Self Defense (Ages 14+) This program is to inform participants specific precautions to take so that you are aware rather than afraid. This is not a hands on technique program. Instructor: Location: Day: Time: Fee: Activity:

Jerry Kleinman, Certified Personal Trainer Community Room Monday, September 9 6-7 p.m. Free to members, $10 for non-members 270091-A (Pre-registration required)

All Your Vitamins from A to K There is so much information about so many different supplements on the market. For this discussion, we will focus specifically on Vitamins. Join Fran Storch, N.D., to find out whether you should take them, the best forms, the differences between brands, and possible drug interactions. Instructor: Location: Date: Time: Fee: Activity:

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There is so much information about so many different supplements on the market. For this discussion, we will focus specifically on Minerals. Join Fran Storch, N.D., to find out whether you should take them, the best forms, the differences between brands, and possible drug interactions. Instructor: Location: Date: Time: Fee: Activity:

Fran Storch, Naturopathic Physician Community Room Wednesday, November 6 6:30-8 pm FREE to members, $10 for non-members 270091-C (Pre-registration required)

Varicose & Spider Veins Do you suffer from aching, tired, or swollen legs? Do you have unsightly varicose and spider veins? Come learn about potential causes and treatments for varicose vein disease at an informational talk by Peter Hahn, MD. Instructor:

Location: Date: Time: Fee: Activity:

Peter Hah, MD; Dr. Hahn is the owner and medical director of Advanced Vein Associates, PLLC, the premier clinic in eastern CT for the treatment of varicose and spider veins. He is a board-certified physician with extensive experience in caring for patients with cardiovascular disease and venous insufficiency. Dr. Hahn is excited to share his knowledge and experience with patrons at the Mansfield Community Center. Community Room Wednesday, December 4 12-1 pm FREE to members, $10 for non-members 270091-D (Pre-registration required)

“Taking Charge of Your Change� This informative seminar will empower women to take an active role in managing perimenopause and menopause in concert with their health care providers. The program will include an overview of perimenopause and menopause emphasizing strategies to work with health care providers to optimize wellbeing during this transition. Instructor: Location: Date: Time: Fee: Activity:

Lenora S. Williams M.D., F.A.C.O.G. Assistant Professor (Clinical )UCONN HEALTH Community Room Monday September 23rd 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE to members, $10 for non-members 270091-E (Pre-registration required)

Fran Storch, Naturopathic Physician Community Room Wednesday, October 16 6:30-8 pm FREE to members, $10 for non-members 270091-B (Pre-registration required)

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10:30-11:30 a.m.  270046-A1 $45.50/$91 7 classes 270046-A2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: Sharon

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10:50-11:35 a.m.  270022-C1 $30/$60 6 classes - no 10/15 270022-C2 $30/$60 6 classes - no 10/22,12/3 Instructor: Mandy

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10-10:45 a.m.  270015-A1 $20/$40 4 classes - no 9/2,9/16,9/30 270015-A2 $40/$80 8 classes Instructor: Jerry

Gentle yoga

10-10:45 p.m.  270015-B1 $35/$70 7 classes 270015-B2 $40/$80 8 classes Instructor: Donna

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9:30-10:30 a.m.  270037-B1 $32.50/$65 5 classes - no 9/4, 9/11 270037-B2 $45.50/$91 7 classes - no 12/11 Instructor: Keri

Water Fitness

8:45-9:45 a.m.  270032-A1 $45.50/$91 7 classes 270032-A2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: Kelly

salsa Fit

9-9:30 a.m.  270075-A1 $22.75/$45.50 7 classes 270075-A2 $26/$52 8 classes Instructor: Jess

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5:45-6:45 a.m. M/W/F 270001-A1 $110/$220 20 classes- no 9/2 270001-A2 $132/$264 24 classes Instructor: Ron

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10-11 a.m.  270014-B1 $27.50/$55 5 classes - no 9/2,10/14 270014-B2 $38.50/$77 7 classes - no 11/11 Instructor: Jodi

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10-11 a.m.  270037-A1 $26/$52 4 classes - no 9/2,9/9,10/14 270037-A2 $39/$78 6 classes - no 11/11,12/16 Instructor: Keri

10:15-11:15 a.m.  270028-B1 $45.50/$91 7 classes 270028-B2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: Deb

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8:45-9:45 a.m.  270032-B1 $32.50/$65 5 classes - no 9/2,10/14 270032-B2 $45.50/$91 7 classes - no 11/11 Instructor: Kelly

9-10 a.m.  270061-A1 $45.50/$91 7 classes 270061-A2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: Kelly

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TrX

9-9:30 a.m.  270076-A1 $16.25/$32.50 5 classes - no 9/2,10/14 270076-A2 $22.75/$45.50 7 classes - no 11/11 Instructor: Jess

5:35-6:20 a.m. 270012-B1 $35/$70 7 classes 270012-B2 $35/$70 7 classes - no 11/5 Instructor: Jerry

hardcore Bootcamp

Tuesday

5:45-6:45 a.m. M/W/F 270001-A1 $110/$220 20 classes - no 9/2 270001-A2 $132/$264 24 classes Instructor: Ron

spin

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aqua Therapy

10:50 a.m.-11:35 a.m.  270022-A1 $30/$60 6 classes- no 10/17 270022-A2 $35/$70 7 classes- no 10/24 Instructor: Mandy

silver sneakers yoga

10:35 a.m.-11:20 a.m. T/Th 270041-A1 $59.50/$119 14 classes 270041-A2 $68/$136 16 classes Instructor: Dorinda

aqua Therapy 

10:15-11:15 a.m.  270028-C1 $45.50/$91 7 classes 270028-C2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: Deb

Pilates w/Props

10-10:45 a.m.  270008-B1 $30/$60 6 classes - no 10/17 270008-B2 $35/$70 7 classes - no 10/24 Instructor: Mandy

silver sneakers Circuit

9-10 a.m.  270007-A1 $38.50/$77 7 classes 270007-A2 $44/$88 8 classes Instructor: Donna

Cardio Barre

5:35-6:20 a.m. 270012-C1 $35/$70 7 classes 270012-C2 $40/$80 8 classes Instructor: Jerry

hardcore Bootcamp

Thursday

10:30-11:30 a.m.  270023-A1 $45.50/$91 7 classes 270023-A2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: Sharon

yin/yang yoga

9:30-10:30 a.m.  270037-C1 $39/$78 6 classes - no 9/4 270037-C2 $45.50/$91 7 classes - no 12/13 Instructor: Keri

Water Fitness

9-10 a.m.  270014-B1 $38.50/$77 7 classes 270014-B2 $44/$88 8 classes Instructor: Jodi

Functional strength

5:45-6:45 a.m. M/W/F 270001-A1 $110/$220 20 classes - no 9/2 270001-A2 $132/$264 24 classes Instructor Ron

spin

Friday

9:30-10:30 a.m.  270026-A1 $39/$78 6 classes - no 10/5 270026-A2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: Deb P.

Moderate yoga

7-7:45 a.m. 270012-D1 $30/$60 6 classes - no 10/12 270012-D2 $40/$80 8 classes Instructor: Jodi

Boot Camp

saTurday

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youth Ballet i

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youth hip hop

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youth Pre-Ballet 

See page 18

youth Creative dance & Ballet 

8:30-9:30 a.m.  270024-A1 $45.50/$91 7 classes 270024-A2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: TBA

sunrise yoga

sunday


all Levels yoga

TrX Pump

6-7:15 p.m.  270029-A1 41.25/$82.50 5 classes - no 9/19, 10/10 270029-A2 $57.75/$115.50 7 classes - no 10/31 Instructor: George

First year Tai Chi

6:40-7:25 p.m.  270077-A1 $25/$50 5 classes - no 9/2,10/14 270077-A2 $30/$60 6 classes - no 10/21,12/2 Instructor: Mandy

Cardio Kickbox

Functional Fitness

5:30-6:30 p.m.  270076-C1 $32.50/$65 5 classes - no 9/5, 10/10 270076-C2 $45.50/$91 7 classes - no 12/12 Instructor: Keri

TrX

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Teen hip hop

12-12:45 p.m. 270013-A1 $30/$60 6 classes - no 10/10 270013-A2 $40/$80 8 classes Instructor: Doug

six in 45

11:30-12:30 p.m.  270010-A1 $45.50/$91 7 classes 270010-A2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: Deb

Therapy Ball

11:25-12:10 p.m. T/Th  270041-B1 $59.50/$119 14 classes 270041-B2 $68/$136 16 classes Instructor: Dorinda

6-7 p.m.  270016-B1 $45.50/$91 7 classes 270016-B2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: Doug

6:45-7:45 p.m.  270025-A1 $45.50/$91 7 classes 270025-A2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: Deb P.

6:30-7:15 p.m.  270012-A1 $30/$60 6 classes - no 10/9 270012-A2 $40/$80 4 classes Instructor: Jerry

hardcore Bootcamp

5:20-6:20 p.m.  270055-A1 $38.50/$77 7 classes 270055-A2 $44/$88 8 classes Instructor: Dorinda

Corefusion

12:15-12:45 p.m.  270076-B1 $22.75/$45.50 7 classes 270076-B2 $26/$52 8 classes Instructor: Jess

TrX

11-11:45 a.m.  270008-C1 $35/$70 7 classes 270008-C2 $40/$80 8 classes Instructor: Donna

5:30-6:30 p.m.  270002-A1 $33/$66 6 classes - no 9/2 270002-A2 $44/$88 8 classes Instructor: Beth

Begin to spin

5:30-6:30 p.m.  270073-A1 $32.50/$65 5 classes - no 9/2,10/14 270073-A2 $39/$78 6 classes - no 10/21,12/2 Instructor: Mandy

5:30-6:30 p.m.  270004-A1 $45.50/$91 7 classes 270004-A2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: Deb P.

spoga

Pilates Multi-Level

4:15-5:15 p.m.  270027-A1 $39/$78 6 classes - no 9/2 270027-A2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: Margherita

12-1:45 p.m.  270016-A1 $35/$70 7 classes 270016-A2 $35/$70 7 classes - no 11/5 Instructor: Doug

Functional Fitness

Kettlebells

12:15-12:45 p.m.  270075-B1 $16.25/$32.50 5 classes - no 9/2,10/14 270075-B2 $22.75/$45.50 7 classes - no 11/11 Instructor: Jess

12-1 p.m.  220007-B1 $33/$66 6 classes - no 10/15 270012-B2 $38.50/$77 7 classes - no 11/5 Instructor: TBA

Cardio Barre

Buff Bones

11:15-12:15 p.m.  270009-A2 $52/$104 8 classes Instructor: Deb G.

11:25 a.m.-12:10 p.m. T/Th 270041-B1 $59.50/$119 14 classes 270041-B2 $68/$136 16 classes Instructor: Dorinda

11-11:45 a.m.  270008-A1 $25/$50 4 classes- no 9/2,9/16,9/30 270008-A2 $40/$80 8 classes Instructor: Jerry

7:30-8:45 p.m. 270030-A1 $41.25/$82.50 5 classes - no 9/19, 10/10 270030-A2 $57.75/$115.50 7 classes - no 10/31 Instructor: George

Continuing Tai Chi

Thursday ConT’d

No regularly scheduled classes 11/25/19 to 12/1/19 due to giving week schedule (schedule will be released in November 2019).

Some no class dates may change resulting in fee changes. Please check your receipt for information.

žClass is in Gym žClass is in Community Room žClass is in Pool  Childcare available during class

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For help finding the right class for your needs, see page 36

See class descriptions on pages 37-38

First fee listed is for MCC Member, second fee is for non-members

Session 2: Monday, Oct 21-Sunday, Dec 22

Session 1: Tuesday, Sept 3-Sunday, Oct 20

FaLL Fitness Classes


New to Fitness or our Facility? Try our free “STARTING STRONG” Program! After completing a fitness questionnaire and setting goals for your personal fitness, one of our trained fitness assistants will take you through two sample workouts encompassing cardio and weight machines, and participants will earn rewards for each completed session! Also, get a 10% discount PLUS a free gift bag when you purchase three personal training sessions. Appointments are available anytime during normal business hours and set up is as easy as stopping by the fitness desk or calling us at (860) 429-3015 ext. 6200.

Personal Training …for all levels of fitness! The decision to hire a personal trainer is different for everyone but all our trainers have a common link . . . the commitment to improve your health! We have a variety of devoted and caring certified personal trainers who will assist you with reaching your personal fitness goals. Whether you have never tried personal training before or are looking to hire a new trainer, they have the potential to profoundly impact your life. Their commitment to you includes a personal fitness program tailored to meet your needs, active involvement in your training, and a wealth of knowledge to approach your fitness program with confidence. How do I find a Personal Trainer at MCC that best meets my needs? Each trainer has a wide range of skills, knowledge and experience but some trainers focus on a specific area within the profession. Our staff can review profiles of our trainers with you (and we have a Personal Trainers bulletin board), connect you to an agreed upon person and then you can interview the trainer before you make a commitment. This way you are in charge of creating a match that best works for you. How often do I meet with a Personal Trainer? This varies based upon the individual needs of the client. Normally at least 3-6 sessions are required for a program to be designed and learned. It is not uncommon for clients to make personal training sessions a part of their on-going fitness program. What is the cost per session for Personal Training? This varies but a range you can expect to pay is $55-$70 per hour. Group Training is also available for up to four people (arranged by the participants) of similar abilities. Group Training can be an additional motivator, fun and a great cost savings.

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Find Your Perfect Fitness Class! Looking to improve flexibility, range of motion or balance?

Need a gentle class or have mobility issues?

Dance your yoga flow Pilates Tai Chi Spoga Barre Yoga TRX

Silver Sneakers Classes Tai Chi & Qigong Gentle Yoga

Prefer a water class?

Fun and Challenging Salsa Fit Dance Your Yoga Flow Kettlebells Bootcamp Spoga TRX

Silver Sneakers classes Silver Sneakers Classic Silver Sneakers Circuit Silver Sneakers Yoga

Looking for Cardio? Warrior Training Cardio Kickbox

Water Fitness

Kettlebells

Aqua Therapy

Salsa Fit

Build Strength & Endurance with:

Spoga Spin

Functional Strength Kettlebells Bootcamp TRX

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Class descriptions class

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Spin

Special stationary bikes, trained instructors and motivating music provide a great workout. We STRONGLY encourage participants to come to class 5 minutes early allowing time for set up and to bring a water bottle and sweat towel. Begin to Spin Are you interested in taking a spin class but hesitant about how or where to start? Would you like some additional assistance in setting up your bike to fit your body? This class led by our MCC Spin instructors will take you through the beginning basics and allow you to learn how to spin in a stress-free environment. Hardcore Bootcamp A major challenge. This is a total body workout with emphasis on core and muscle endurance as well as specific athletic applications for any sport. Be prepared to work hard. Please be on time for proper exercise instruction at the beginning of class. Bring a water bottle and sweat towel. Spoga A yoga- spin hybrid class, designed to give you 30 minutes of cardiovascular workout on the spin bike, followed by 30 minutes on the yoga mat. The combination allows you to increase your overall fitness while improving flexibility and core strength. All Levels Yoga This class offers yoga instruction that challenges all levels of ability. Beginners through seasoned yogis are welcome. Sunrise Yoga A yoga class designed to start your morning off on the right foot. Class is appropriate for all levels. Gentle Yoga A class for true beginners and those requiring a very basic gentle class. Gentle yoga will emphasize breath work, proper body alignment, and begin the process of improving health through the practice of yoga. Focus will also be on linking breath with the movement. Participants should be able to get on/off the floor. Yin/Yang With a Yin Yang Yoga class, we combine both a more dynamic style of yoga followed by some gentle yin poses. The first half of the class is devoted to standing poses, flowing from one pose to the next in a more dynamic style. The second half of the class is yin, a slow stilling practice where all the poses are either seated or lying down. Moderate Yoga A dynamic style of yoga designed to detoxify, strengthen and open the body and calm your mind. Stay with your breath as you build internal heat. Participants should be in good physical condition with a minimum of 6 months of regular yoga practice. Corefusion A class combining the fundamental movements of both Pilates & yoga. Emphasis on breath work and core strength. Buff BonesŽ This is a medically endorsed system of movement for bone and joint health. It leverages bone-strengthening and balance techniques along with Pilates, functional movement, strength training and therapeutic exercise. Toning your arms, hips, back and abs, the Buff BonesŽ system also improves posture, is adaptable to varying levels, and is even safe for those with osteoporosis. Interested in learning self-care that you can do at home? In this class you will learn techniques to find your body’s Therapy Ball blind spots. You will learn how to locate and release tight muscles and tissues caused by common postural habits, work positions and old injuries. Using various therapy balls and targeting breath, you will release stress and tension held in the body. Therapy Balls are provided in class, but you may choose to bring your own if you have them. Pilates Multi-Level Continue your Pilates practice in this invigorating classical Pilates MAT class and experience what Joseph Pilates had in mind when he designed this method of total body workout. Feel fit for life. Appropriate for all levels, modifications may be made as necessary Cardio Barre Cardio Barre is a high energy, low impact class that combines barre work to tone and define the lower body, light weights and mini ball to build lean muscle mass and Pilates mat work to strengthen and elongate your body. This total body workout will leave you feeling energized, graceful and strong. Silver Sneakers You will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is Yoga offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. Class is FREE for SilverSneakers members.

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Class descriptions class

description

Silver Sneakers Circuit

Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobics choreography. A chair is used for standing support, stretching and relaxation exercises. Class is FREE for SilverSneakers members. Silver Sneakers Have fun and more to the music through a variety of exercised designed to increase muscular strength, range Classic of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if need for seated or standing support. Class is FREE for SilverSneakers members. Kettlebells This class is a high intensity class incorporating all basic Kettlebell movements as well as learning some advanced moves. This class will help you gain strength while improving cardiovascular health, balance and flexibility. Pre-req: Kettlebells Basics or instructor permission required. Salsa Fit Have some salsa with your workout! This class is a Latin dance cardio workout wand will focus on core movement using Meringue, Salsa, Rumba, Samba and Tango inspired steps. Great music, lots of fun-you won’t even know its exercise. Dance Your As a champion ballroom dancer I have created a class blending yoga flow sequences with traditional dance Yoga Flow conditioning moves to enhance balance, flexibility and core strength while moving gracefully and beautifully to inspiring music. Functional Fitness Exercises used to return athletes to health are the best exercises for virtually everyone to perform in order to improve and maintain health. The focus of this class will be on striking a balance between stability and mobility and the exercises performed will help to achieve that balance. The class is appropriate for all fitness levels and modifications will be made as needed. Functional This program will work on strengthening your major muscle groups with simple athletic movements. This class Strength uses bands, weights, a step, balance training and your own body weight to help you get stronger and to do what you want and need to do every day. This class also incorporates simple stretching to maintain flexibility and to leave you relaxed and calm. Please bring a water bottle and sweat towel. Six in 45 This class will use six different exercise modalities in a 45 minute class – kettlebells, TRX, sandbags, medicine balls, ropes and BOSU. You will learn how this equipment can be added to your routine to promote fitness in new and different ways. Class is appropriate for all fitness levels and modifications will be made when necessary. Learn to use this equipment to challenge yourself in new ways! This class is offered in both half hour and hour TRX long formats and will incorporate the entire body, focusing on movement, strength, and balance. Workout can be adjusted to your fitness level, but still requires you to work hard! This strength training class uses TRX bands, weight plates, plate loaded barbells, the step and body weight as TRX Pump resistance. Get a great total body workout in this class. Cardio Kickbox Kickbox gives you an experience to increase focus and release stress, work on coordination and flexibility, improve strength and enhance your endurance. Kickbox is a combination of taekwondo, boxing, mixed martial arts and cardio kickboxing in a dynamic session. Kicks, punches, blocks and more are used in this high-energy session that will make you sweat! You’ll be able to work at your own pace, all fitness levels are welcome. Please bring a water bottle. Tai Chi First Year Achieve balance, serenity and improved health with the gentle movements of this flowing meditative Chinese exercise system. Learn to direct your life force, “Chi” to relax and energize the mind and body, increase flexibility and reduce stress. Continuing Tai Chi This class is designed for experienced participants to bring their Tai Chi skills to the next level. Focus your practice on Tai Chi fundamentals, improved energy and body balance and an enhanced body-mind connection using more complex form movements.

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Water Fitness

A non-impact workout in the lap pool, using both deep and shallow end of the pool. Participants can expect a total body workout! A gentle therapeutic water exercise class designed to increase flexibility, strength, endurance and help improve posture in the warm therapy pool! Great for individuals with arthritis, moderate joint pain, back pain or other musculoskeletal issues.

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General Information Main Pool

indoor aquatic center Welcome to the Mansfield Community Center Indoor Aquatic Center. The Center has one 6-lane 25 yard competitive lap pool with diving area, and a mid-size therapy pool for specialized use and classes. We offer a wide range of activities and programs to accommodate all ages and abilities including swimming lessons, water fitness classes, general recreational swimming, lap swimming and much more. Pools operate under the supervision of certified Lifeguards at all times. The pools also host several special events including our Family Fun Nights and are available for birthday party rentals as well. The Aquatic Center will close at 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on Saturday and Sunday, at 7:30 p.m. with the exception of specific holiday hours.

Our 6-lane, 25-yard lap pool is available for General Swim, Lap Swim, as well as hosting several aquatic classes and lessons. Please see our weekly block schedule for an overview of designated times.

General Swim The Main Pool is open for recreational and leisure swimming for individuals and families at designated times. All non-swimmers must be in the water with an adult at all times. Diving board will be open at various times, please see weekly schedule for details. General swim cannot be used for lap swimming.

Lap Swim Lap swim times are available at designated times. Lap swimming is intended for fitness and requires continuous movement with appropriate swimming strokes at your own pace. Snorkels are allowed at lap swim times only. Masks covering the nose are prohibited.

For an overview of pool usage and designated activity time, please pick up a weekly pool schedule located at the kiosk in the front lobby or visit our website at www.mansfieldcc.com.

You Can Choose to Swim Healthy!

Healthy Swimming behaviors are needed to protect you and your kids from RWIs (Recreational Water Illnesses) and will help prevent germs from getting in the pool. Here are three “PLEAs” that promote Healthy Swimming:

Three “PLEAs” for All Swimmers Practice these three “PLEAs” to stop germs from causing illness at the pool: Please practice good hygiene. Take a shower before swimming and wash your hands after using the toilet or changing diapers. Germs on your body end up in the water. Please don’t swim when you have diarrhea. This is especially important for kids in diapers. You can spread germs in the water and make other people sick. Please don’t swallow the pool water. In fact, avoid getting water in your mouth.

Lap Swim Etiquette Due to the limited number of lap lanes, it is mandatory that patrons share lanes accordingly: • Please group yourselves according to ability. • Two swimmers – each swimmer stays on his/her respective side of the lane. • Three swimmers – swim counter-clockwise in a single file line, staying on the right side of the lane. • Make sure it is safe to pass if necessary. • Safety First – When entering a lane that is already occupied by a swimmer, please alert that swimmer that you will be sharing a lane with him/her.

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Therapy Pool The Therapy Pool has designated time for specialized classes, therapeutic use, and family swim. This pool’s intended purpose is to provide a warmer, more comfortable environment for those with therapeutic needs such as arthritis, chronic joint pain and fatigue, as well as individuals needing rehabilitation for injuries. This pool is available for families and swim lessons at designated times. Please see the weekly schedule for an overview of times.

Therapeutic Use This time is designated for individuals with therapeutic needs only. Limited water exercise equipment is available for individual use upon request. Specialized water fitness equipment is allowed with staff approval.

Family Use

This time is designated for families to utilize and enjoy the warm comfortable environment of the Therapy Pool. Please be respectful of those using the pool for therapeutic purposes. There is no jumping in the therapy pool.

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Aquatics Classes Mansfield Marlins Youth Swim Club (Age 8– Grade 8) Returning Swimmer Registration: Returning swimmers need to register for the program every season. Please register your child according to when your registration date becomes available. Our pool/lane space is limited and we do not hold spots for returning swimmers. We encourage all participants to register as soon as possible! Practice groups will be the same as the last attended session unless you are explicitly communicated with regarding a practice group time change. New Swimmer Registration: All new swimmers must be pre-registered into the program before the evaluation night on Tuesday, September 3rd. (See below for more information about the swim evaluation night). Please register your child according to when your registration date becomes available. We encourage all participants to register as soon as possible! Join the Mansfield Marlins Youth Swim Club! This instructional team will help young swimmers develop their swimming skills, their stroke techniques, and teach new fundamentals such as flip turns and racing starts in the sport of competitive swimming. The Youth Swim Club season runs from Sept. 8 - Nov.15 (10 weeks). Practices will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., or 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. depending on age/ability. The team will also compete in 3 scrimmage swim meets here at the community center and have periodic time trials as well. Participants may attend as many to as little practices as desired, pending type of registration. We ask that they attend a minimum of 2 practices a week if possible. All pre-registered returning swimmers will attend regular practice times unless notified of a practice time change by a coach. It is recommended that swimmers have passed Level 4 swim lessons. Please keep in mind that practice consists of approximately 50 - 55 minutes of lap swimming.

NEW SWIMMERS EVALUATION NIGHT,

Tuesday, September 3rd, at the MCC Pool - 6 p.m. ALL new swimmers should be pre-registered into the program before the evaluation night. If for any reason, your child does not get placed on the team, we would issue a full refund for any registration fees at that time. Because of the progressive nature of this program, space in the program may be limited according to the number of returning registered swimmers per season as well. Therefore space in the program may vary by season. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 6 p.m., will be a mandatory evaluation night for all NEW swimmers starting at 6 p.m. Participants will be evaluated on overall safety and comfort level in the water, freestyle with rotary breathing, breaststroke, and backstroke. Swimmers may be asked to complete 25 or 50 yards of these strokes depending on age and ability. After the evaluation night, new participants will receive an email assigning swimmers to a practice time slot for the rest of the season. Please register using the information below. Head Coach:

Scott James, ASCA Certified Level 3 & Assistant Coaches MCC Pool Location: Dates: Sunday, Tuesday and Thursdays: Sunday Sept. 8th - Nov. 14th, swimmers will be placed in practice groups according to age/ability. Fees & Activity #: (261031-A) One Practices a week:$89 for members $120 for non-members (261031-B) Two Practices a week: $178 for members $240 for non-members (261031-C) Three Practices a Week: $240 for members $324 for non-members (includes 10% off)

Marlins Late Fall Stroke Clinics Our Marlins coaches will be running four stroke clinics this fall focusing on each of the four competitive swimming strokes. Whether you would just like some extra practice on one of your strokes or you would like to take all four sessions, these clinics are designed to keep your competitive swimming skills fresh during our intersession. Our goal is to breakdown each of the strokes piece by piece focusing on form, stroke technique, body positioning, breathing and more. Drills will accompany starts and turns for each stroke. Coach: Location: Dates:

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TBA MCC Pool (261032-A) Tues., Dec. 3- Freestyle (261032-B) Thurs., Dec. 5- Breaststroke (261032-C) Tues., Dec. 10- Backstroke (261032-D) Thurs., Dec. 12- Butterfly $20 for members; $25 for non-members

Time:

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Adult Beginner Swim Lessons (Ages 18+) These lessons are designed for adults with minimal or no swimming experience, or those who need assistance adjusting to a water environment. This course will take adults through the beginning Levels I and II of the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program. This group setting class will provide an appropriate level of instruction for adults wanting to discover the benefits of learning how to swim and be safe in and around water. Please see Level Description page for class skills.

Some Pool Rules in helping you to prepare your day! • All patrons must shower before entering the pools. • Children 5 years and under must be accompanied into the water by an adult (18 years or older) who is within arms reach. • Children 6 – 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or older) into the pool area if they have passed a swim test. • Children who are 8 and over who have passed a swim test are allowed in the pool and pool area without an adult. • Lifejackets and life vests (including swim suits with foam inserts) are acceptable and permitted in the pool. Any child/patron wearing a lifejacket or life vest must be accompanied into the water by an adult 18 years or older and must be within arms reach. No noodles, inflatables, swimmies, or water wings are allowed. Any patron wearing a lifejacket or vest is NOT Permitted to use the diving board. Other flotation devices considered at the discretion of the Aquatic Director or Manager on Duty. • Noodles, aqua belts, and aqua dumb bells are permitted for water exercise/therapy only. • Children must be wearing appropriate swim diapers, no exceptions. • Proper swimming attire is required. No casual clothing, jeans, or T-shirts are allowed. • Kickboards, pull buoys, and training paddles are available for use. • Masks, snorkels, and fins are allowed for lap swimming ONLY. • Diving is permitted in the deep end of the lanes and off the diving board ONLY. • Adults may NOT catch children off the diving board or provide assistance on the board.

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TBA MCC Pool Wed., Sept. 11- Oct 30th 5:50 - 6:20 pm $73 for members; $99 for non-members (261020 – A)

Adult Intermediate Swim Lessons (Ages 18+) These lessons are designed for adults with minimal swimming experience who are already comfortable in and around water. This course will take adults through Level III and begin Level IV skills of the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program. This group setting class will provide an appropriate level of instruction for adults wanting to discover the benefits of learning how to swim and continuing to improve their stroke development. Please see Level Description page for class skills. Pre-requisite for Intermediate class: Must be able to swim one 25 yard length of the pool freestyle with rotary breathing comfortably. Instructor: Location: Dates: Time: Fee: Activity #:

TBA MCC Pool Wed., Sept. 11 – Oct 30th 6:30 - 7 pm $73 for members; $99 for non-members (261021 – A)

Competitive Spring Board Diving Lessons (Ages 7-18) In this course students learn techniques of take-offs, entries, flight positions, and basic principles of rotation. Students build progressions to learn different directions (groups) of rotation and add somersaults to flight. Maintaining a strong emphasis on basics and safety, students learn to challenge themselves with varying degrees of difficulty with dives. Instructor: Location: Dates: Time:

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certifications PADI SCUBA Certification Course Professional Association of Diving Instructors Experience scuba diving and get PADI open water certification in this four session course. PADI is the most popular certification and can be used to dive anywhere internationally. The orientation night will be held on Sept. 25th at the Mansfield Community Center from 4:30- 7 pm. The following sessions consist of a classroom portion followed by skills in the pool. The cost of the course includes: mask, fin, snorkel, boots, hood, gloves, PADI Dive Book, dive tables (all yours to keep after the course ends) and all certification fees as well as rental gear for all pool sessions and open water dives. Open water dives will take place in the spring/summer (dates TBA) in Jamestown, RI and/or Bigelow Hollow State Park. Instructor: Location: Days: Fee:

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Private Swim Lessons Private Lessons and Semi Private Lessons (max 2 individuals) are available for both children and adults. All lessons are instructed by one of our qualified Swim Lesson Instructors and are one half hour in length. You will need to fill out a Private Lesson Request Form available at the MCC Reception Desk. You will be contacted by an instructor within 2 weeks regarding the status of your request and to set up your initial lesson. Lessons at the requested time are not guaranteed and may result in scheduling alternate times with an instructor. Call 429-3015 ext. 0 for more information.

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Private Swim Lesson Fee Schedule: $35 $50 $40 $60

For water fitness classes, please see the fitness class schedule.

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American Red Cross Adult & Pediatric CPR

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This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize, and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults until advanced medical personnel arrive. Participants who pass the course will receive an American Red Cross certificate which is valid for two years. The course fee includes all course materials and certification costs.

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Lifeguard Training- Blended Learning (Ages 15 +) The Mansfield Community Center is proud to provide the most current and up to date training course for lifeguard certification. This course will present the newest lifeguarding curriculum available through the American Red Cross released earlier this year. The purpose of the ARC Lifeguard Training Program is to teach candidates safety and rescue techniques designed to prevent and respond to a variety of aquatic emergencies. This course does have pre-test that is administered during the first hour of the class. The course pre-requisites include: a continuous 300 yard swim with proficiency in both freestyle and breaststroke, a two minute tread of water without the use of hands and a timed 20 yard swim with surface dive to retrieve a submerged 10 pound object in which candidate return to the starting point with the object and exit the pool without using the stairs or a ladder. Students are only allowed to use goggles for the pre-requisite 300 yard swim portion of the class, students must be able to demonstrate all skills in the class without the use of goggles to pass the course. This is a Blended Learning Course which means there are approximately 10 hours of online learning that must be finished before the first in class session. Upon registration (once the minimum to run the course has been met) the candidate will receive a welcome email to the course with instructions on how to access the online content. Candidates MUST provide the MCC a valid email address upon registration. Registration fees include: one course manual, one pocket mask and processing fees for successful candidates to be issued a certification. Students will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification upon successful completion of this course.

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Session I: Sept. 9- Nov. 4, 2019

American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program

Monday Evening Lessons (No class Oct. 14th. last class Nov. 4th.) 5:10-5:40 p.m.

The Mansfield Community Center is proud to be an authorized provider of the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program. If you have a passing certificate from last year or last session, then please select the next level for your child. Proper swim lesson placement is key in providing a successful, enjoyable swim lesson experience and in ensuring participant safety in the water. Please see the level descriptions page as a guide when registering your child. Fall group swim lessons are held during Monday or Wednesday evenings, or Sunday or Saturday mornings. Classes at the MCC may be cancelled in the event of lightning or thunder storms, any potential significant snow storms, and/or other unsafe pool conditions. Participants will be notified if any cancelled classes will be made up. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday group lessons consist of 8 classes/ 30 minutes per class. Please see Fall class schedule for details and class fees.

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Level 3: Stroke Development (DEEP)

learn-to-swim Parent and Child Aquatics (Age 6 months- 2 years) Children will have fun in the water while being exposed to basic swimming skills through games, songs, and activities. Each child must be accompanied in the water with one adult.

Preschool Aquatics (Ages 3 and 4) Purpose: Familiarize children to the aquatic environment Water Adjustment I participants learn skills centering on water acclimation and water comfort which include: water entry, blowing bubbles, floating on front and back, gliding on front and back and exploring independent movement with combined arm and leg movement. This level is great for very beginner swimmers and children with water fear or apprehension. Water Adjustment II participants build and improve skills learned in Water Adjustment I. These skills include: becoming more comfortable with submersion and putting the face in while swimming, reinforcing and building the floating and gliding skills introduced in Water Adjustment I, and moving independently farther and stronger with combined arm and leg movement.

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills

Purpose: Helps students feel comfortable in the water. Level 1 participants learn to: Submerge nose, mouth and eyes, explore arm and hand movements, alternating and simultaneous leg and arm action on front and back, blow bubbles, bobbing, open eyes underwater and pick up submerged objects, float on front and back, front and back glides with recovery, combined arm and leg swim on front and back. This level is great for very beginner swimmers and children 5+ with water fear or apprehension

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatics Skills

Purpose: Gives students success with fundamental skills. Level 2 participants learn to: Enter water by stepping or jumping from the side, exit water safely using ladder or side, fully submerge and hold breath, open eyes under water and pick up a submerged object, float on front and back, tread water, perform from and back glide with recovery, roll over from front to back, back to front, swim on front and back using combined strokes front and back, bobbing. This is a great class to build a strong foundation for swimming.

Level 3: Stroke Development (Shallow)

Purpose: Builds on the skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice. Level 3 participants learn to: perform a survival float, submerged and retrieve an object, perform front and back glide using rotary breathing, tread water, perform freestyle, perform elementary backstroke, flutter, scissor, breaststroke and dolphin kicks, push off in streamlined position and begin kicking, change from horizontal to vertical positon on front and back and reaching assist from deck. This class is mostly held in the shallow end of the pool working on skills and building up to the deep end.

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Purpose: Builds on the skills in Level 3 Shallow through additional guided practice. Level 3 participants learn to: Jump into deep water from the side, dive from kneeling or standing position, perform a survival float, submerged and retrieve an object, bob with the head fully submerged, perform front and back glide using rotary breathing, tread water, perform freestyle, perform elementary backstroke, flutter, scissor, breaststroke and dolphin kicks, push off in streamlined position and begin kicking, change from horizontal to vertical positon on front and back and reaching assist from deck. This class is held in the deep end and prepares kids for level 4. While still working on skills for level 3 but in deep water.

Level 4: Stroke Improvement

Purpose: Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatic skills Level 4 participants learn to: Swim underwater, perform feet first surface dive, tread water with 2 different kicks, freestyle, elementary backstroke, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke, 15 to 25 yards each stroke push off in streamlined position and begin kicking, perform open turn on front/back using any stroke, use safe diving rules, perform a throwing assist and reaching assist and to recognize recreational water illness.

Level 5: Stroke Refinement

Purpose: Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes. Level 5 participants learn to: Tread water for five minutes, tread water legs only, and tuck and pike surface dive. Perform the following: shallow dive, glide, and begin any stroke, sidestroke 25 yards, butterfly 25 yards, backstroke 25 yards, breaststroke 25 yards, freestyle 50 yards, elementary backstroke 50 yards, freestyle and backstroke flip turn, how to call for help and first aid and CPR basics.

Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency

Purpose: Refines the strokes so students swim them with ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over great distances. Level 6 participants learn to: Surface dive and retrieve object 7-10 ft. deep, freestyle 100 yards, elementary backstroke 100 yards, breaststroke 50 yards, backstroke 50 yards, butterfly 50 yards, sidestroke 50 yards, front and back flip turns, swimming 500 yards continuously (20 lengths of the pool) with any 3 strokes (50 yards of each minimum, safe boating, dangers of breath holding and fitness swimming.

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Jay Gregorzek 12-1:45 p.m. CC Gymnasium (1 court) $46 for residents; $56 for non-residents Thursdays, Aug. 22-Sept. 26 210013-A Thursdays, Oct. 3 – Nov. 7 210013-C

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Jay Gregorzek 12-1:45 p.m. CC Gymnasium (1 court) $46 for residents; $56 for non-residents Tuesdays, August 20-September 24 210013-B Tuesdays, Oct. 1 - Nov. 12 (no class on 11/5) 210013-D

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Italian (Ages 18+) Always wanted to learn a new language? Participants in this class will be introduced to the Italian language and to the culture of Italy in a-very relaxed atmosphere.

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Learn French with Short Stories for Beginners (Ages 17+) Learn French through Storytelling! This course is designed for the Beginner’s level. Students will explore short stories in the present tense. Thorough (both written and oral) discussion questions follow each chapter and ensure the beginning student’s understanding of the story and the dialogue. There is an emphasis on vocabulary and speaking in the target (French) language. Students will be required to purchase a book of one page Stories in French with comprehension and conversational questions. Instructor:

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Dr. Valerie Ursin is an experienced educator who has been teaching French for 13 years. She received her PhD from the University of Connecticut and is a Connecticut professional Educator. She earned the professional certification endorsement for French (#108) and has taught all levels from beginner to Honors French 5. CC Community Room Monday, Sept. 9 – Nov. 11, 2019 (10 weeks) 6-7:30 pm $95 for residents; $105 for non-residents $8.00 for 21 mini-contes French Level 1-2 Reader 210020-A

French for Beginner (Ages 17+) An introduction to French language and culture for the adult learner! Come learn the fundamentals of French pronunciation, grammar and culture, presented in a balanced method, us listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The importance of communication and cultural awareness is stressed via various activities (group work, video, audio recordings, etc). This class is designed for students with limited to no knowledge of the French language/culture. Instructor:

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Dr. Valerie Ursin is an experienced educator who has been teaching French for 13 years. She received her PhD from the University of Connecticut and is a Connecticut professional Educator. She earned the professional certification endorsement for French (#108) and has taught all levels from beginner to Honors French 5. CC Arts & Crafts Room Thursday, Sept. 5 – Nov. 7, 2019 (10 weeks) 6-7:30 pm $95 for residents; $105 for non-residents 210015-A

Margherita Balsamo is a native of Italy, where she visits her family as often as possible. She graduated from the University of Padua (IT) and then lived in Germany for several years before moving to the United Stated some years ago. She taught Italian adult classes in Germany including classes at the Ruhr University of Bochum (Germany). She enjoys learning new languages herself. She has two kids who are growing up successfully trilingual. Margherita loves to teach about her country and her culture with a lot of humor. TEXTBOOK PURCHASE REQUIRED Students of all Beginners levels: Qui Italia - Mazzetti, Falcinelli, Servadio and quaderno. Students of Intermediate levels: Textbook and CD of “Parliamo Italiano” Third Ed. by Suzanne Branciforte and Anna Grassi. Beginners Level 1 Location: CC Community Room Day: Tuesdays, Sept. 10 – Dec. 17 *no class 11/5 (14 classes) Time: 6:15 – 7:45 pm Fee: $122 for residents; $132 for non-residents Activity #: 210011-A Beginners Level 4 CC Community Room/Conference Room Location: Dates: Wed, Sept. 11 – Dec. 18 (15 classes) Time: 6:15 – 7:45 pm Fee: $132 for residents; $142 for non-residents Activity #: 210014-A

Intermediate Conversation (NEW) Have you learned Italian in the past and would like to refresh and practice it with simplified articles and book excerpts? Join us in a fun and relaxed atmosphere and improve your communication skills! Some grammar will be reviewed when necessary. Location: Dates: Time: Fee: Activity #:

CC Community Room/Conference Room Fridays, Sept. 20 – Dec. 13 (14 classes) 12:30 – 2:00 pm $132 for residents; $142 for non-residents 210010-A

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Seminar: King Richard III of England Remember the King in the Car Park from a few years ago? That king was Richard III. Come learn how a king, of all people, came to be buried under a car park! Although only king for two years, Richard III is one of the most recognizable kings in British history. You may know him as the evil uncle from Shakespeare’s play; accused of murdering his two young nephews along with other crimes. Ricardians however, believe that Richard was a kind uncle and is innocent of most or all of the crimes of which he is accused. From the information presented, you will be able to draw your own conclusions

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Adult/Teen Ballet level I (Beg/Adv. Beg.) (Ages 14-Adult) Ballet is a great way to develop flexibility, strength and body awareness. This class is designed to introduce new students to ballet and to allow students with some training to focus on improving balance and technique. The class will include basic ballet positions and movements. The level of difficulty will be adjusted to suit the experience of the students. All ability levels are welcome.

Dance Intro to Social Dancing Getting ready for that wedding coming up? Here is a class to teach the basics of partner dancing, so you can get up and dance comfortably and confidently. The focus will be learning the basic steps of Fox Trot, Waltz, Rumba, and Swing; the most used styles of dance at a social party! Partner dancing is all about non-verbal communication through lead and follow techniques to create a magical dance experience. Instructor:

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Kelly Madenjian teaches social ballroom and Latin dance based workouts in CT. She has danced, choreographed, acted and performed throughout New England in various Time: community events, theaters, festivals, schools and studios. Fee: Senior Center – 303 Maple Road Activity #: Mon., Sept., 16-Dec., 9 (10 classes) *no 10/14, 11/11, 11/25 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Adult/Teen $105 per person for residents; $115 per person for nonresidents 210042-A

Arlene Albert Senior Center Exercise Room; 303 Maple Road Wed., Sept. 25 – Nov. 13 (6 classes) *no class 10/16, 10/23 6-7:30 p.m. $63 for residents; $73 for non-residents 210040-A

Ballet level II (Ages 14 - Adult)

Ballet is a great way to develop flexibility, strength and body awareness. This class is designed to further develop technique of students with at least 2 years’ experience. The intermediate class will use steps in combinations. The level of difficulty will be adjusted to suit the experience of the students.

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Arlene Albert Senior Center Exercise Room – 303 Maple Road Tues., Sept. 24 – Nov. 12 (6 classes) *no class 10/15, 10/22 6:00-7:30pm $63 for residents; $73 for non-residents 210041-A

Intro to Belly Dance (Ages 16-Adult) Belly dancing, a mystical dance form emphasizing expressive movements, is a fun way to tone your body from head to toe! Participants will move through a warm-up series, classic belly-dance moves, and a cool-down period, engaging your mind and muscle as you learn isolation techniques of this dance. Socks or slipper-like dance shoes are required.

Social and Ballroom Basics II

Instructor: Ann Kozikowski Location: Senior Center Exercise Room – 303 Maple Road Session 1 Dates: Thurs., Sept; 12 - Oct. 17 (6 classes) Activity #: 210046-A Kelly Madenjian see description under Intro to Social Session 2 Dates: Thurs., Oct 24 - Dec. 12 (6 classes)*no class 10/31, Dancing 11/28 Senior Center – 303 Maple Road 210046-B Mon., Sept., 16-Dec., 9 (10 classes) *no 10/14, 11/11, 11/25 Activity #: All levels: 6:15 – 7:15pm 7:45-8:45 p.m. Per Session Fee: $ 63 for residents, $73 for non-residents $105 per person for residents; $115 per person for nonresidents 210043-A

So you’ve learned the basics…it’s time to take those fundamentals and add new moves! Continue to learn good lead and follow techniques, and add floor craft and musicality to enhance your ballroom and social dance experience. Instructor: Location: Dates: Time: Fee: Activity #:

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Active Older Adults Wii Fit Sports Did you know we have a Wii in our Teen Center that offers fitness activities such as baseball, golf, bowling, boxing and tennis? No equipment necessary! The Teen Center is open to adults during daytime hours before the Center opens for after-school use. Stop by Teen Center Game Day to try out these virtual sports. Day: Time: Location: Fee: Note:

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Teen Center Game Days Meet up in the Teen Center for billiards, table tennis, and foosball. Our Wii Fit will be available for attendees to play virtual sports games. We’ll open the connecting doors to our Arts & Crafts Room where tables set-up with board and card games will be out. Like to knit? Bring your knitting and relax on the Teen Center couches—there is no wrong way to have fun and socialize! Day: Time: Location:

Wed & Fri 9:30am—12:00pm Teen Center/Art Room

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Coffee and Creativity Lower your stress and anxiety, and give your brain a break! Join us in the Community Room for some relaxing coloring with friends. Coloring sheets, colored pencils and crayons will be provided; attendees are encouraged to bring their own labeled creative materials if they so desire. Bring your own morning favorite or help yourself to our complimentary coffee and tea—we’ll set it up right in the Community Room for you. Day: Time: Location: Fee: Note:

Friday 9:00—11:00am Community Room Free to members; non-members pay the day-pass fee. This is a drop-in program, no registration required.

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Roger Williams Spooky Zoo Registration Deadline: Sept. 26 Spooky Zoo is back, offering daytime outdoor autumn activities for the whole family. Come trick-or-treat (while supplies last) with us beginning at 10:00 am. Kids and adults will enjoy a packed schedule of seasonal activities including: animal encounters, the annual elephant Pumpkin Stomp, meet & greet with costumed characters, hands-on crafts, and free trick-or-treat bags provided by National Grid! Date: Saturday, October 26th Departure Time: 8:30am – Bus leaves Tolland Commuter Lot at I-84 Exit 68 Return Time: Approx. 5:30 pm Fee: $46 per person (ages 13+,) $41 per child age 12 and under 280001-A Activity #:

A Day on Your Own in New York City Check back for updates! Enjoy a day in the “Big Apple” with friends and family. Get a jump-start on your holiday shopping, visit the museums, see a Broadway show, explore some fine dining, take in the views at Times Square, or just enjoy the sights of the city. Bus drop-offs/pick-ups in New York City will be determined by the drive on the day of the trip. Date: Saturday, December 7th Departure Time: TBD Return Time: TBD Fee: TBD Activity #: 280008-A

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There are 3 different and convenient ways to register for the program(s) you are interested in. Register now and enjoy all the Community Center and the Parks and Recreation Department offers.

Registration Dates

1. WEB: This is the best option. It allows for immediate confirmation. Log onto www.mansfieldcc.com click on the on-line registration link. Registration begins at 5:30 a.m. on dates listed.

Registration start dates are grouped into the following categories:

August 1

2. MAIL-IN: Fill in registration form and send with separate check for each

August 5

3. WALK-IN OPTION: You may bring your registration with payment (credit cards need to be in hand so we can swipe them – we are no longer able to take registration forms with credit card numbers handwritten on them) at the Reception Desk of the Community Center.

Members of the Community Center may register for Aquatic and Fitness related programs ONLY Mansfield residents who are members begin registration for all other programs/activities Mansfield Residents who are not members of the community center begin registration for all programs/activities

August 8

Non-residents who are members begin to register for all other programs/activities. Non-resident, non-members begin registration for all programs/activities. *Please note registration will be closed during our annual shutdown week 8/12-8/18.

program to Mansfield Parks and Recreation 10 S. Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06268. No registration forms will be accepted with credit card numbers handwritten on them.

Satisfaction Guarantee: Satisfaction is the goal of the Parks and Recreation Department. We are committed to offering the best programs and services possible. If, at any time, you are not satisfied with our programs, please let us know your reasons in writing as soon as possible. If we cannot satisfactorily correct your concerns, we will arrange one of the following: • Repeat the program at no additional charge • Receive a partial credit that may be applied to another activity • Receive a partial refund. Fee Waivers/Scholarship Fund: Program and Community Center Fee Waivers are available to qualified applicants (for Mansfield residents only). Scholarship Fund, supported solely by contributions, is available for residents who need financial assistance in addition to the fee waiver. Fee waivers do not apply to trips, rentals, and/or materials fees. Waiting List: If your desired class is filled, you will be put on a waitlist and your money will be returned. Our department will notify you if openings become available. Senior Citizens: Resident individuals aged 62 and over, will receive a 10% discount off activity fees, excluding trips, rentals, materials fees and memberships. Confirmation/Receipt: A Confirmation/receipt of your registration, which will give you enrollment or waitlist information, will be mailed to you. Program information and materials list will also be included on this form (for mail–in and drop-off registrations only. On-line registrants will print their own receipt/confirmation.) Minimums & Maximums: The Parks & Recreation Department reserves the right to set a minimum and maximum for each program and to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment. Refunds: Due to costs associated with operating each program, we rely on a minimum enrollment to hold classes. Please understand that we cannot issue refunds (except for medical reasons, upon receipt of a physician’s note) within seven days (14 days for trip) of the start of a program. Refunds for cancellations made more than seven days prior to the start of a program are issued but a $5 processing fee is charged. Refunds will not be issued for online registration convenience fees. Refund requests must be made in writing. DON’T BE DISAPPOINTED! REGISTER EARLY! Unfortunately we are sometimes forced to cancel programs two to three days before the listed program start date because of under-enrollment. Don’t be disappointed. Register early!

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PLEASE CHECK REGISTRATION DATES. PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY! Online Registration is available. Go to www.mansfieldcc.com and click on the on-line registration link.

Mail to: Mansfield Parks & Recreation Department 10 South Eagleville Road Storrs/Mansfield CT 06268

Primary household contact (parent/guardian)

Secondary household contact (parent/guardian)

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Payment information : please make checks payable to :

Town of Mansfield

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Payment method : ______ check ______ cash (in office only) ______ amex /ds / mc /visa (in office only) credit cards accepted online and in person only!

WAIVER OF PARTICIPANT BY PARENT OR SELF: I hereby agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Town of Mansfield, its directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, and/or volunteers from any and all liability that may occur during either my participation or the participation of my minor child in the above listed recreational activities. I understand that participation in any recreational sport or activity involves risk, and I grant permission to the Town of Mansfield to utilize any medical emergency services it deems necessary to treat any injuries that I may or my minor child may incur. I further understand that the Town of Mansfield does not provide insurance for recreational program participants. PHOTO RELEASE: I understand that for promotional purposes, the Town videotapes and/or takes photographs of participants enrolled in recreational activities, classes or programs. I hereby release and permit the Town of Mansfield to utilize for said promotional purposes any photographs and/or videotapes of me or my minor child engaging in the above listed recreational activities. Signature:_ _________________________________________________________________________________________ Date:_______________ www.mansfieldcc.com

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