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Friday April 19, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    SNL All Sports Clinic (Grades K-5) - April All Sports Clinic (Half Day)
SNL Sports will be running an All Sports clinic during February and April vacations. If your child is looking to stay active over the break and participate in a variety of sports and games then the SNL Sports All Sports Clinic is the place to be! Every day the participants will play at least 2 different sports like dodgeball, wiffleball, basketball, and capture the flag to name a few. This clinic is designed to be all about fun! Please bring your child with a non-refrigerated snack for half-day and a non–refrigerated snack and lunch for full-day.  Program Discount:$15 discount for additional child/same family when registering for the same activity.Discount will be applied upon checkout.PLEASE NOTE:  THERE WILL BE NO TRANSFERS FROM HALF-DAY TO FULL-DAY ACCEPTED AFTER THE START OF THE CLINIC.
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    SNL All Sports Clinic (Grades K-5) - April All Sports Clinic (Full Day)
SNL Sports will be running an All Sports clinic during February and April vacations. If your child is looking to stay active over the break and participate in a variety of sports and games then the SNL Sports All Sports Clinic is the place to be! Every day the participants will play at least 2 different sports like dodgeball, wiffleball, basketball, and capture the flag to name a few. This clinic is designed to be all about fun! Please bring your child with a non-refrigerated snack for half-day and a non–refrigerated snack and lunch for full-day.  Program Discount:$15 discount for additional child/same family when registering for the same activity.Discount will be applied upon checkout.PLEASE NOTE:  THERE WILL BE NO TRANSFERS FROM HALF-DAY TO FULL-DAY ACCEPTED AFTER THE START OF THE CLINIC.
 
Monday April 22, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Fencing, Youth Classes (Ages 7-18) - Youth Fencing - Session IV (Beginner/Intermediate)
For a fun and healthy competitive sport that offers a workout for both mind and body, you can try fencing.  Fencing offers many health benefits including increased flexibility, leg strength and endurance, and improved coordination.  Additionally, because fencing requires you to learn how to predict and outwit your opponent, it is a sport that can greatly improve your concentration, reflexes and ability to notice small details.  Children and teens alike who are interested in the sport can learn fencing with the New England Fencing Alliance.   About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men’s Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association. Also, certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Also, Michael teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael’s philosophy on fencing is: “Participate in fencing because it’s fun.” Equipment Policy and Rental: Our policy is that NEFA provides new fencers with equipment for the first eight weeks. For the second and each subsequent session, there is a rental fee payable to the instructor of $40 for eight classes. An individual may instead purchase (recommended) a beginner set (7 pieces) that costs approximately $200. The set includes a foil, mask, jacket, glove, underarm protector, plastic chest protector and a fencing bag. Cancellations: If we need to cancel fencing on a scheduled fencing day, one may make up the class on another day in Arlington, Wakefield or Winchester regardless of where one fences. For more information, please contact Michael Tarascio at Michael@nefencing.com or 978-210-2711.Please note that Michael Tarascio will donate $25 to the Reading Food Pantry for each registration we receive from a first-time participant in one of our Reading Recreation Fencing Classes.
 
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Fencing, Adult Classes - Adult Fencing - Session IV
Join us for this exciting sport, one of the fastest growing in the world. People of all ages are fascinated by the movements and excitement of fencing and are eager to find a place that they can go and learn this original, modern sport. Fencing develops physical fitness, the ability to create a strategy, concentration, as well as camaraderie and respect. About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men’s Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association. Also, certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Also, Michael teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael’s philosophy on fencing is: “Participate in fencing because it’s fun.” Equipment Policy and Rental: Our policy is that NEFA provides new fencers with equipment for the first eight weeks. For the second and each subsequent session, there is a rental fee payable to the instructor of $40 for eight classes. An individual may instead purchase (recommended) a beginner set (7 pieces) that costs approximately $200. The set includes a foil, mask, jacket, glove, underarm protector, plastic chest protector and a fencing bag. Cancellations: If we need to cancel fencing on a scheduled fencing day, one may make up the class on another day in Arlington, Wakefield or Winchester regardless of where one fences. For more information, please contact Michael Tarascio at Michael@nefencing.com or 978-210-2711.Please note that Michael will donate $25 to the Reading Food Pantry for each registration we receive from a first-time participant in one of our Reading Recreation Fencing Classes.
 
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Fencing, Youth Classes (Ages 7-18) - Youth Fencing - Session IV (Beginner/Advanced)
For a fun and healthy competitive sport that offers a workout for both mind and body, you can try fencing.  Fencing offers many health benefits including increased flexibility, leg strength and endurance, and improved coordination.  Additionally, because fencing requires you to learn how to predict and outwit your opponent, it is a sport that can greatly improve your concentration, reflexes and ability to notice small details.  Children and teens alike who are interested in the sport can learn fencing with the New England Fencing Alliance.   About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men’s Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association. Also, certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Also, Michael teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael’s philosophy on fencing is: “Participate in fencing because it’s fun.” Equipment Policy and Rental: Our policy is that NEFA provides new fencers with equipment for the first eight weeks. For the second and each subsequent session, there is a rental fee payable to the instructor of $40 for eight classes. An individual may instead purchase (recommended) a beginner set (7 pieces) that costs approximately $200. The set includes a foil, mask, jacket, glove, underarm protector, plastic chest protector and a fencing bag. Cancellations: If we need to cancel fencing on a scheduled fencing day, one may make up the class on another day in Arlington, Wakefield or Winchester regardless of where one fences. For more information, please contact Michael Tarascio at Michael@nefencing.com or 978-210-2711.Please note that Michael Tarascio will donate $25 to the Reading Food Pantry for each registration we receive from a first-time participant in one of our Reading Recreation Fencing Classes.
 
Tuesday April 23, 2019
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Digital Arts and Design Club (Grades 3-5) - Digital Arts & Design Club
NEW!  Reading Recreation will be offering a Digital Arts & Design Club this Spring through EMPOW Studios!  The Digital Arts & Design Club will be for designers, storytellers, and aspiring tech gurus.  Using technology as a tool, kids can create movies, animations, music compositions, and even 3d models that we print so they can share with family and friends.  This club is a great way to expose the power of technology, while retaining the art and storytelling elements kids tend to always love.  No previous coding or digital art experience is required.PLEASE NOTE:  The time of this program has changed to 3:30PM-5:00PM due to a school reservation issue.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Premier Basketball Clinic (Grades K-12) - Premier Basketball (Grades K-2)
This is an incredibly fun and basketball developmental experience for the kids.  Premier Hoops is the #1 Basketball Skills Training Program in New England and their trainers will put all players through new and innovative basketball drills for:  balance, skills, strength, footwork and more.  This program also includes mini-games and full-court scrimmages.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Premier Basketball Clinic (Grades K-12) - Premier Basketball (Grades 3-6)
This is an incredibly fun and basketball developmental experience for the kids.  Premier Hoops is the #1 Basketball Skills Training Program in New England and their trainers will put all players through new and innovative basketball drills for:  balance, skills, strength, footwork and more.  This program also includes mini-games and full-court scrimmages.
 
Wednesday April 24, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Volleyball, Adult Program - Adult Volleyball
This adult volleyball program will be recreational in nature and is designed for players of all levels. Space is limited so register early!!  Volunteer Volleyball Coordinators:  Pat Iapicca and Kurt SandstromPLEASE NOTE:  There will not be Adult Volleyball on Wednesday, March 27th or Wednesday, April 17th. 
 
Thursday April 25, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Track & Field - Spring Program (Grades 1-5 and 6-8) - Spring Track & Field (Grades 1-5)
This program is designed to teach youngsters about the sport of track and field.  This program will be run by Coach Alison Connelly, an avid competitive runner.  Alison who is also a certified running coach will educate the young runners on the various running events in track as well as introduce them to some field events.  Please note that the dates are subject to change based on High School games played at the Stadium Field.  Games are sometimes moved to later times and the High School always takes priority on our fields.  Also, please be aware that we do our best to schedule make-ups but they are not guaranteed based on field and instructor availability.Dates:Thursdays, April 25th - May 23rd Times:Grades 1-5:  6:00PM-7:00PM Grades 6-8:  7:00PM-8:00PM
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Track & Field - Spring Program (Grades 1-5 and 6-8) - Spring Track & Field (Grades 6-8)
This program is designed to teach youngsters about the sport of track and field.  This program will be run by Coach Alison Connelly, an avid competitive runner.  Alison who is also a certified running coach will educate the young runners on the various running events in track as well as introduce them to some field events.  Please note that the dates are subject to change based on High School games played at the Stadium Field.  Games are sometimes moved to later times and the High School always takes priority on our fields.  Also, please be aware that we do our best to schedule make-ups but they are not guaranteed based on field and instructor availability.Dates:Thursdays, April 25th - May 23rd Times:Grades 1-5:  6:00PM-7:00PM Grades 6-8:  7:00PM-8:00PM
 
7:15 PM - 8:45 PM    Men's Pick-Up Basketball (Ages 18+) - Men's Pick-Up Basketball: Session III
Reading Recreation has added a Men's Pick-Up Basketball program.  This resident-only program will run for 14 weeks.  The first 9 weeks of the program will be at Barrows Elementary School Gymnasium and the remaining 5 weeks will be at the Joshua Eaton Elementary School Gymnasium.  This program is for men ages 18+ and will be overseen by volunteer, Ryan Patterson.
 
Friday April 26, 2019
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Archery, Youth and Family Program (Ages 8+) - Archery (Ages 8-17)
On Site Archery teaches students the process of shooting a bow and arrow through a step by step approach.  As you learn to shoot and sharpen your skills, you also experience patience and focus.  No experience is needed.  All equipment is provided.      We are offering this session at a later time to give working parents/guardians the opportunity to participate in this program with their child.Fee:  $143 per youth participant          $79 per parent/guardian
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Archery, Youth and Family Program (Ages 8+) - Archery (Parent/Guardian)
On Site Archery teaches students the process of shooting a bow and arrow through a step by step approach.  As you learn to shoot and sharpen your skills, you also experience patience and focus.  No experience is needed.  All equipment is provided.      We are offering this session at a later time to give working parents/guardians the opportunity to participate in this program with their child.Fee:  $143 per youth participant          $79 per parent/guardian
 
Saturday April 27, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:25 AM    Micro Wheels (Ages 2-4) - Micro Wheels
Micro Wheels teaches the fundamentals of learning to ride a bicycle without training wheels!  Each class, your Knucklebones coach will bring in a variety of unique wheeled and non-wheeled products to help build gross motor skills, balance and confidence.  Class will begin with a brief stretch and activity to get participants up and moving.  From there we will introduce a new activity involving wheeled vehicles such as scooter boards, three wheel scooters, balance bicycles and finally progressing to a bicycle.  As well, we will include an array of diverse games and activities such as balance beams, balancing stones, street signs, an obstacle course and more to help these determined drivers develop the skills needed to ride safely, successfully and have FUN!
 
9:15 AM - 11:15 AM    Girl Scouts Troop 62255
 
9:30 AM - 10:25 AM    Micro Basketball (Ages 4-6) - Micro Basketball (Ages 4-6)
This clinic focuses on the basic fundamentals beginning with dribbling, shooting, passing and catching as well as defense.  Using age appropriate equipment, the class will enable your child to learn at their own pace while having a blast!  Each class will be structured with stretching, learning a skill, rule of the day, skill game and finally a fun-filled game for all to enjoy.  Sneakers are required.
 
Sunday April 28, 2019
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Killam 3rd Grade Brownie Troop
 
Monday April 29, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Fencing, Youth Classes (Ages 7-18) - Youth Fencing - Session IV (Beginner/Intermediate)
For a fun and healthy competitive sport that offers a workout for both mind and body, you can try fencing.  Fencing offers many health benefits including increased flexibility, leg strength and endurance, and improved coordination.  Additionally, because fencing requires you to learn how to predict and outwit your opponent, it is a sport that can greatly improve your concentration, reflexes and ability to notice small details.  Children and teens alike who are interested in the sport can learn fencing with the New England Fencing Alliance.   About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men’s Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association. Also, certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Also, Michael teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael’s philosophy on fencing is: “Participate in fencing because it’s fun.” Equipment Policy and Rental: Our policy is that NEFA provides new fencers with equipment for the first eight weeks. For the second and each subsequent session, there is a rental fee payable to the instructor of $40 for eight classes. An individual may instead purchase (recommended) a beginner set (7 pieces) that costs approximately $200. The set includes a foil, mask, jacket, glove, underarm protector, plastic chest protector and a fencing bag. Cancellations: If we need to cancel fencing on a scheduled fencing day, one may make up the class on another day in Arlington, Wakefield or Winchester regardless of where one fences. For more information, please contact Michael Tarascio at Michael@nefencing.com or 978-210-2711.Please note that Michael Tarascio will donate $25 to the Reading Food Pantry for each registration we receive from a first-time participant in one of our Reading Recreation Fencing Classes.
 
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Fencing, Adult Classes - Adult Fencing - Session IV
Join us for this exciting sport, one of the fastest growing in the world. People of all ages are fascinated by the movements and excitement of fencing and are eager to find a place that they can go and learn this original, modern sport. Fencing develops physical fitness, the ability to create a strategy, concentration, as well as camaraderie and respect. About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men’s Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association. Also, certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Also, Michael teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael’s philosophy on fencing is: “Participate in fencing because it’s fun.” Equipment Policy and Rental: Our policy is that NEFA provides new fencers with equipment for the first eight weeks. For the second and each subsequent session, there is a rental fee payable to the instructor of $40 for eight classes. An individual may instead purchase (recommended) a beginner set (7 pieces) that costs approximately $200. The set includes a foil, mask, jacket, glove, underarm protector, plastic chest protector and a fencing bag. Cancellations: If we need to cancel fencing on a scheduled fencing day, one may make up the class on another day in Arlington, Wakefield or Winchester regardless of where one fences. For more information, please contact Michael Tarascio at Michael@nefencing.com or 978-210-2711.Please note that Michael will donate $25 to the Reading Food Pantry for each registration we receive from a first-time participant in one of our Reading Recreation Fencing Classes.
 
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Fencing, Youth Classes (Ages 7-18) - Youth Fencing - Session IV (Beginner/Advanced)
For a fun and healthy competitive sport that offers a workout for both mind and body, you can try fencing.  Fencing offers many health benefits including increased flexibility, leg strength and endurance, and improved coordination.  Additionally, because fencing requires you to learn how to predict and outwit your opponent, it is a sport that can greatly improve your concentration, reflexes and ability to notice small details.  Children and teens alike who are interested in the sport can learn fencing with the New England Fencing Alliance.   About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men’s Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association. Also, certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Also, Michael teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael’s philosophy on fencing is: “Participate in fencing because it’s fun.” Equipment Policy and Rental: Our policy is that NEFA provides new fencers with equipment for the first eight weeks. For the second and each subsequent session, there is a rental fee payable to the instructor of $40 for eight classes. An individual may instead purchase (recommended) a beginner set (7 pieces) that costs approximately $200. The set includes a foil, mask, jacket, glove, underarm protector, plastic chest protector and a fencing bag. Cancellations: If we need to cancel fencing on a scheduled fencing day, one may make up the class on another day in Arlington, Wakefield or Winchester regardless of where one fences. For more information, please contact Michael Tarascio at Michael@nefencing.com or 978-210-2711.Please note that Michael Tarascio will donate $25 to the Reading Food Pantry for each registration we receive from a first-time participant in one of our Reading Recreation Fencing Classes.
 
Tuesday April 30, 2019
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Digital Arts and Design Club (Grades 3-5) - Digital Arts & Design Club
NEW!  Reading Recreation will be offering a Digital Arts & Design Club this Spring through EMPOW Studios!  The Digital Arts & Design Club will be for designers, storytellers, and aspiring tech gurus.  Using technology as a tool, kids can create movies, animations, music compositions, and even 3d models that we print so they can share with family and friends.  This club is a great way to expose the power of technology, while retaining the art and storytelling elements kids tend to always love.  No previous coding or digital art experience is required.PLEASE NOTE:  The time of this program has changed to 3:30PM-5:00PM due to a school reservation issue.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Premier Basketball Clinic (Grades K-12) - Premier Basketball (Grades K-2)
This is an incredibly fun and basketball developmental experience for the kids.  Premier Hoops is the #1 Basketball Skills Training Program in New England and their trainers will put all players through new and innovative basketball drills for:  balance, skills, strength, footwork and more.  This program also includes mini-games and full-court scrimmages.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Premier Basketball Clinic (Grades K-12) - Premier Basketball (Grades 3-6)
This is an incredibly fun and basketball developmental experience for the kids.  Premier Hoops is the #1 Basketball Skills Training Program in New England and their trainers will put all players through new and innovative basketball drills for:  balance, skills, strength, footwork and more.  This program also includes mini-games and full-court scrimmages.
 
Wednesday May 1, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Volleyball, Adult Program - Adult Volleyball
This adult volleyball program will be recreational in nature and is designed for players of all levels. Space is limited so register early!!  Volunteer Volleyball Coordinators:  Pat Iapicca and Kurt SandstromPLEASE NOTE:  There will not be Adult Volleyball on Wednesday, March 27th or Wednesday, April 17th. 
 
Thursday May 2, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Track & Field - Spring Program (Grades 1-5 and 6-8) - Spring Track & Field (Grades 1-5)
This program is designed to teach youngsters about the sport of track and field.  This program will be run by Coach Alison Connelly, an avid competitive runner.  Alison who is also a certified running coach will educate the young runners on the various running events in track as well as introduce them to some field events.  Please note that the dates are subject to change based on High School games played at the Stadium Field.  Games are sometimes moved to later times and the High School always takes priority on our fields.  Also, please be aware that we do our best to schedule make-ups but they are not guaranteed based on field and instructor availability.Dates:Thursdays, April 25th - May 23rd Times:Grades 1-5:  6:00PM-7:00PM Grades 6-8:  7:00PM-8:00PM
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Track & Field - Spring Program (Grades 1-5 and 6-8) - Spring Track & Field (Grades 6-8)
This program is designed to teach youngsters about the sport of track and field.  This program will be run by Coach Alison Connelly, an avid competitive runner.  Alison who is also a certified running coach will educate the young runners on the various running events in track as well as introduce them to some field events.  Please note that the dates are subject to change based on High School games played at the Stadium Field.  Games are sometimes moved to later times and the High School always takes priority on our fields.  Also, please be aware that we do our best to schedule make-ups but they are not guaranteed based on field and instructor availability.Dates:Thursdays, April 25th - May 23rd Times:Grades 1-5:  6:00PM-7:00PM Grades 6-8:  7:00PM-8:00PM
 
7:15 PM - 8:45 PM    Men's Pick-Up Basketball (Ages 18+) - Men's Pick-Up Basketball: Session III
Reading Recreation has added a Men's Pick-Up Basketball program.  This resident-only program will run for 14 weeks.  The first 9 weeks of the program will be at Barrows Elementary School Gymnasium and the remaining 5 weeks will be at the Joshua Eaton Elementary School Gymnasium.  This program is for men ages 18+ and will be overseen by volunteer, Ryan Patterson.
 
Friday May 3, 2019
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Archery, Youth and Family Program (Ages 8+) - Archery (Ages 8-17)
On Site Archery teaches students the process of shooting a bow and arrow through a step by step approach.  As you learn to shoot and sharpen your skills, you also experience patience and focus.  No experience is needed.  All equipment is provided.      We are offering this session at a later time to give working parents/guardians the opportunity to participate in this program with their child.Fee:  $143 per youth participant          $79 per parent/guardian
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Archery, Youth and Family Program (Ages 8+) - Archery (Parent/Guardian)
On Site Archery teaches students the process of shooting a bow and arrow through a step by step approach.  As you learn to shoot and sharpen your skills, you also experience patience and focus.  No experience is needed.  All equipment is provided.      We are offering this session at a later time to give working parents/guardians the opportunity to participate in this program with their child.Fee:  $143 per youth participant          $79 per parent/guardian
 
Saturday May 4, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:25 AM    Micro Wheels (Ages 2-4) - Micro Wheels
Micro Wheels teaches the fundamentals of learning to ride a bicycle without training wheels!  Each class, your Knucklebones coach will bring in a variety of unique wheeled and non-wheeled products to help build gross motor skills, balance and confidence.  Class will begin with a brief stretch and activity to get participants up and moving.  From there we will introduce a new activity involving wheeled vehicles such as scooter boards, three wheel scooters, balance bicycles and finally progressing to a bicycle.  As well, we will include an array of diverse games and activities such as balance beams, balancing stones, street signs, an obstacle course and more to help these determined drivers develop the skills needed to ride safely, successfully and have FUN!
 
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM    Super Soccer Stars: Kick & Play (12-24 months) - Kick & Play
Kick and Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months.  Our experienced instructors along with our puppet friends, Mimi & Pepe, take you and your little one through a world of exciting physical activity.  Individual attention, positive reinforcement, and engaging original music help to develop pre-soccer skills that will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick and play - all while having a blast!
 
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2 1/2-3): Session 2
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4): Session 1
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
9:30 AM - 10:25 AM    Micro Basketball (Ages 4-6) - Micro Basketball (Ages 4-6)
This clinic focuses on the basic fundamentals beginning with dribbling, shooting, passing and catching as well as defense.  Using age appropriate equipment, the class will enable your child to learn at their own pace while having a blast!  Each class will be structured with stretching, learning a skill, rule of the day, skill game and finally a fun-filled game for all to enjoy.  Sneakers are required.
 
9:45 AM - 10:25 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2 1/2-3): Session 1
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
9:45 AM - 10:30 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4): Session 4
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
9:50 AM - 10:30 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-2 1/2)
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
10:30 AM - 11:20 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 4-5): Session 1
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
10:35 AM - 11:20 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4): Session 2
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
11:25 AM - 12:10 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4): Session 3
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
11:25 AM - 12:15 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 4-5): Session 2
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 5-7)
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
Monday May 6, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Fencing, Youth Classes (Ages 7-18) - Youth Fencing - Session IV (Beginner/Intermediate)
For a fun and healthy competitive sport that offers a workout for both mind and body, you can try fencing.  Fencing offers many health benefits including increased flexibility, leg strength and endurance, and improved coordination.  Additionally, because fencing requires you to learn how to predict and outwit your opponent, it is a sport that can greatly improve your concentration, reflexes and ability to notice small details.  Children and teens alike who are interested in the sport can learn fencing with the New England Fencing Alliance.   About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men’s Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association. Also, certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Also, Michael teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael’s philosophy on fencing is: “Participate in fencing because it’s fun.” Equipment Policy and Rental: Our policy is that NEFA provides new fencers with equipment for the first eight weeks. For the second and each subsequent session, there is a rental fee payable to the instructor of $40 for eight classes. An individual may instead purchase (recommended) a beginner set (7 pieces) that costs approximately $200. The set includes a foil, mask, jacket, glove, underarm protector, plastic chest protector and a fencing bag. Cancellations: If we need to cancel fencing on a scheduled fencing day, one may make up the class on another day in Arlington, Wakefield or Winchester regardless of where one fences. For more information, please contact Michael Tarascio at Michael@nefencing.com or 978-210-2711.Please note that Michael Tarascio will donate $25 to the Reading Food Pantry for each registration we receive from a first-time participant in one of our Reading Recreation Fencing Classes.
 
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Fencing, Adult Classes - Adult Fencing - Session IV
Join us for this exciting sport, one of the fastest growing in the world. People of all ages are fascinated by the movements and excitement of fencing and are eager to find a place that they can go and learn this original, modern sport. Fencing develops physical fitness, the ability to create a strategy, concentration, as well as camaraderie and respect. About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men’s Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association. Also, certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Also, Michael teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael’s philosophy on fencing is: “Participate in fencing because it’s fun.” Equipment Policy and Rental: Our policy is that NEFA provides new fencers with equipment for the first eight weeks. For the second and each subsequent session, there is a rental fee payable to the instructor of $40 for eight classes. An individual may instead purchase (recommended) a beginner set (7 pieces) that costs approximately $200. The set includes a foil, mask, jacket, glove, underarm protector, plastic chest protector and a fencing bag. Cancellations: If we need to cancel fencing on a scheduled fencing day, one may make up the class on another day in Arlington, Wakefield or Winchester regardless of where one fences. For more information, please contact Michael Tarascio at Michael@nefencing.com or 978-210-2711.Please note that Michael will donate $25 to the Reading Food Pantry for each registration we receive from a first-time participant in one of our Reading Recreation Fencing Classes.
 
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Fencing, Youth Classes (Ages 7-18) - Youth Fencing - Session IV (Beginner/Advanced)
For a fun and healthy competitive sport that offers a workout for both mind and body, you can try fencing.  Fencing offers many health benefits including increased flexibility, leg strength and endurance, and improved coordination.  Additionally, because fencing requires you to learn how to predict and outwit your opponent, it is a sport that can greatly improve your concentration, reflexes and ability to notice small details.  Children and teens alike who are interested in the sport can learn fencing with the New England Fencing Alliance.   About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men’s Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association. Also, certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Also, Michael teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael’s philosophy on fencing is: “Participate in fencing because it’s fun.” Equipment Policy and Rental: Our policy is that NEFA provides new fencers with equipment for the first eight weeks. For the second and each subsequent session, there is a rental fee payable to the instructor of $40 for eight classes. An individual may instead purchase (recommended) a beginner set (7 pieces) that costs approximately $200. The set includes a foil, mask, jacket, glove, underarm protector, plastic chest protector and a fencing bag. Cancellations: If we need to cancel fencing on a scheduled fencing day, one may make up the class on another day in Arlington, Wakefield or Winchester regardless of where one fences. For more information, please contact Michael Tarascio at Michael@nefencing.com or 978-210-2711.Please note that Michael Tarascio will donate $25 to the Reading Food Pantry for each registration we receive from a first-time participant in one of our Reading Recreation Fencing Classes.
 
Tuesday May 7, 2019
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Digital Arts and Design Club (Grades 3-5) - Digital Arts & Design Club
NEW!  Reading Recreation will be offering a Digital Arts & Design Club this Spring through EMPOW Studios!  The Digital Arts & Design Club will be for designers, storytellers, and aspiring tech gurus.  Using technology as a tool, kids can create movies, animations, music compositions, and even 3d models that we print so they can share with family and friends.  This club is a great way to expose the power of technology, while retaining the art and storytelling elements kids tend to always love.  No previous coding or digital art experience is required.PLEASE NOTE:  The time of this program has changed to 3:30PM-5:00PM due to a school reservation issue.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Premier Basketball Clinic (Grades K-12) - Premier Basketball (Grades K-2)
This is an incredibly fun and basketball developmental experience for the kids.  Premier Hoops is the #1 Basketball Skills Training Program in New England and their trainers will put all players through new and innovative basketball drills for:  balance, skills, strength, footwork and more.  This program also includes mini-games and full-court scrimmages.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Premier Basketball Clinic (Grades K-12) - Premier Basketball (Grades 3-6)
This is an incredibly fun and basketball developmental experience for the kids.  Premier Hoops is the #1 Basketball Skills Training Program in New England and their trainers will put all players through new and innovative basketball drills for:  balance, skills, strength, footwork and more.  This program also includes mini-games and full-court scrimmages.
 
Wednesday May 8, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Volleyball, Adult Program - Adult Volleyball
This adult volleyball program will be recreational in nature and is designed for players of all levels. Space is limited so register early!!  Volunteer Volleyball Coordinators:  Pat Iapicca and Kurt SandstromPLEASE NOTE:  There will not be Adult Volleyball on Wednesday, March 27th or Wednesday, April 17th. 
 
Thursday May 9, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Track & Field - Spring Program (Grades 1-5 and 6-8) - Spring Track & Field (Grades 1-5)
This program is designed to teach youngsters about the sport of track and field.  This program will be run by Coach Alison Connelly, an avid competitive runner.  Alison who is also a certified running coach will educate the young runners on the various running events in track as well as introduce them to some field events.  Please note that the dates are subject to change based on High School games played at the Stadium Field.  Games are sometimes moved to later times and the High School always takes priority on our fields.  Also, please be aware that we do our best to schedule make-ups but they are not guaranteed based on field and instructor availability.Dates:Thursdays, April 25th - May 23rd Times:Grades 1-5:  6:00PM-7:00PM Grades 6-8:  7:00PM-8:00PM
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Track & Field - Spring Program (Grades 1-5 and 6-8) - Spring Track & Field (Grades 6-8)
This program is designed to teach youngsters about the sport of track and field.  This program will be run by Coach Alison Connelly, an avid competitive runner.  Alison who is also a certified running coach will educate the young runners on the various running events in track as well as introduce them to some field events.  Please note that the dates are subject to change based on High School games played at the Stadium Field.  Games are sometimes moved to later times and the High School always takes priority on our fields.  Also, please be aware that we do our best to schedule make-ups but they are not guaranteed based on field and instructor availability.Dates:Thursdays, April 25th - May 23rd Times:Grades 1-5:  6:00PM-7:00PM Grades 6-8:  7:00PM-8:00PM
 
7:15 PM - 8:45 PM    Men's Pick-Up Basketball (Ages 18+) - Men's Pick-Up Basketball: Session III
Reading Recreation has added a Men's Pick-Up Basketball program.  This resident-only program will run for 14 weeks.  The first 9 weeks of the program will be at Barrows Elementary School Gymnasium and the remaining 5 weeks will be at the Joshua Eaton Elementary School Gymnasium.  This program is for men ages 18+ and will be overseen by volunteer, Ryan Patterson.
 
Friday May 10, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Trails Comittiee
 
Saturday May 11, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:25 AM    Micro Wheels (Ages 2-4) - Micro Wheels
Micro Wheels teaches the fundamentals of learning to ride a bicycle without training wheels!  Each class, your Knucklebones coach will bring in a variety of unique wheeled and non-wheeled products to help build gross motor skills, balance and confidence.  Class will begin with a brief stretch and activity to get participants up and moving.  From there we will introduce a new activity involving wheeled vehicles such as scooter boards, three wheel scooters, balance bicycles and finally progressing to a bicycle.  As well, we will include an array of diverse games and activities such as balance beams, balancing stones, street signs, an obstacle course and more to help these determined drivers develop the skills needed to ride safely, successfully and have FUN!
 
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM    Super Soccer Stars: Kick & Play (12-24 months) - Kick & Play
Kick and Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months.  Our experienced instructors along with our puppet friends, Mimi & Pepe, take you and your little one through a world of exciting physical activity.  Individual attention, positive reinforcement, and engaging original music help to develop pre-soccer skills that will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick and play - all while having a blast!
 
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2 1/2-3): Session 2
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4): Session 1
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
9:30 AM - 10:25 AM    Micro Basketball (Ages 4-6) - Micro Basketball (Ages 4-6)
This clinic focuses on the basic fundamentals beginning with dribbling, shooting, passing and catching as well as defense.  Using age appropriate equipment, the class will enable your child to learn at their own pace while having a blast!  Each class will be structured with stretching, learning a skill, rule of the day, skill game and finally a fun-filled game for all to enjoy.  Sneakers are required.
 
9:45 AM - 10:25 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2 1/2-3): Session 1
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
9:45 AM - 10:30 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4): Session 4
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
9:50 AM - 10:30 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-2 1/2)
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
10:30 AM - 11:20 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 4-5): Session 1
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
10:35 AM - 11:20 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4): Session 2
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
11:25 AM - 12:10 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4): Session 3
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
11:25 AM - 12:15 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 4-5): Session 2
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 5-7)
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
Monday May 13, 2019
3:05 PM - 4:00 PM    Tennis, Quickstart (Ages 6-11) Spring - Quickstart Tennis (Ages 6-8) - MONDAYS [5 weeks]
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons* on a weekly basis. Participants may choose any day or days during the week Monday through Friday throughout May and June. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Average ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 6-8 and Ages 9-11) is for children who are ready to learn and develop basic fundamentals of forehands, backhands, serves, and volleys for practice drills and skill games. Players at the higher level spectrum will be developing skills in rallying, control, and point play. Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  Once the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be moved to the Reading Community Tennis Courts at the High School.*Please note that the program on Mondays will be 5 group lessons due to the Memorial Day holiday. 
 
4:05 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis, Quickstart (Ages 6-11) Spring - Quickstart Tennis (Ages 9-11) - MONDAYS [5 Weeks]
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons* on a weekly basis. Participants may choose any day or days during the week Monday through Friday throughout May and June. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Average ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 6-8 and Ages 9-11) is for children who are ready to learn and develop basic fundamentals of forehands, backhands, serves, and volleys for practice drills and skill games. Players at the higher level spectrum will be developing skills in rallying, control, and point play. Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  Once the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be moved to the Reading Community Tennis Courts at the High School.*Please note that the program on Mondays will be 5 group lessons due to the Memorial Day holiday. 
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Fencing, Youth Classes (Ages 7-18) - Youth Fencing - Session IV (Beginner/Intermediate)
For a fun and healthy competitive sport that offers a workout for both mind and body, you can try fencing.  Fencing offers many health benefits including increased flexibility, leg strength and endurance, and improved coordination.  Additionally, because fencing requires you to learn how to predict and outwit your opponent, it is a sport that can greatly improve your concentration, reflexes and ability to notice small details.  Children and teens alike who are interested in the sport can learn fencing with the New England Fencing Alliance.   About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men’s Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association. Also, certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Also, Michael teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael’s philosophy on fencing is: “Participate in fencing because it’s fun.” Equipment Policy and Rental: Our policy is that NEFA provides new fencers with equipment for the first eight weeks. For the second and each subsequent session, there is a rental fee payable to the instructor of $40 for eight classes. An individual may instead purchase (recommended) a beginner set (7 pieces) that costs approximately $200. The set includes a foil, mask, jacket, glove, underarm protector, plastic chest protector and a fencing bag. Cancellations: If we need to cancel fencing on a scheduled fencing day, one may make up the class on another day in Arlington, Wakefield or Winchester regardless of where one fences. For more information, please contact Michael Tarascio at Michael@nefencing.com or 978-210-2711.Please note that Michael Tarascio will donate $25 to the Reading Food Pantry for each registration we receive from a first-time participant in one of our Reading Recreation Fencing Classes.
 
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Fencing, Adult Classes - Adult Fencing - Session IV
Join us for this exciting sport, one of the fastest growing in the world. People of all ages are fascinated by the movements and excitement of fencing and are eager to find a place that they can go and learn this original, modern sport. Fencing develops physical fitness, the ability to create a strategy, concentration, as well as camaraderie and respect. About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men’s Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association. Also, certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Also, Michael teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael’s philosophy on fencing is: “Participate in fencing because it’s fun.” Equipment Policy and Rental: Our policy is that NEFA provides new fencers with equipment for the first eight weeks. For the second and each subsequent session, there is a rental fee payable to the instructor of $40 for eight classes. An individual may instead purchase (recommended) a beginner set (7 pieces) that costs approximately $200. The set includes a foil, mask, jacket, glove, underarm protector, plastic chest protector and a fencing bag. Cancellations: If we need to cancel fencing on a scheduled fencing day, one may make up the class on another day in Arlington, Wakefield or Winchester regardless of where one fences. For more information, please contact Michael Tarascio at Michael@nefencing.com or 978-210-2711.Please note that Michael will donate $25 to the Reading Food Pantry for each registration we receive from a first-time participant in one of our Reading Recreation Fencing Classes.
 
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Fencing, Youth Classes (Ages 7-18) - Youth Fencing - Session IV (Beginner/Advanced)
For a fun and healthy competitive sport that offers a workout for both mind and body, you can try fencing.  Fencing offers many health benefits including increased flexibility, leg strength and endurance, and improved coordination.  Additionally, because fencing requires you to learn how to predict and outwit your opponent, it is a sport that can greatly improve your concentration, reflexes and ability to notice small details.  Children and teens alike who are interested in the sport can learn fencing with the New England Fencing Alliance.   About the Instructor: Michael Tarascio was a member of the United States World Championship Team in Men’s Foil. Michael is a Level 4 Foil coach certified through the United States Fencing Association. Also, certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and the American Sports Education Program. He teaches Recreational Classes for Youth, Teens, and Adults. Also, Michael teaches Advanced Level Technique and Tactics Classes and provides Individual Coaching for the Serious Competitive Fencer. Michael’s philosophy on fencing is: “Participate in fencing because it’s fun.” Equipment Policy and Rental: Our policy is that NEFA provides new fencers with equipment for the first eight weeks. For the second and each subsequent session, there is a rental fee payable to the instructor of $40 for eight classes. An individual may instead purchase (recommended) a beginner set (7 pieces) that costs approximately $200. The set includes a foil, mask, jacket, glove, underarm protector, plastic chest protector and a fencing bag. Cancellations: If we need to cancel fencing on a scheduled fencing day, one may make up the class on another day in Arlington, Wakefield or Winchester regardless of where one fences. For more information, please contact Michael Tarascio at Michael@nefencing.com or 978-210-2711.Please note that Michael Tarascio will donate $25 to the Reading Food Pantry for each registration we receive from a first-time participant in one of our Reading Recreation Fencing Classes.
 
Tuesday May 14, 2019
3:05 PM - 4:00 PM    Tennis, Quickstart (Ages 6-11) Spring - Quickstart Tennis (Ages 6-8) - TUESDAYS
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons* on a weekly basis. Participants may choose any day or days during the week Monday through Friday throughout May and June. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Average ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 6-8 and Ages 9-11) is for children who are ready to learn and develop basic fundamentals of forehands, backhands, serves, and volleys for practice drills and skill games. Players at the higher level spectrum will be developing skills in rallying, control, and point play. Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  Once the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be moved to the Reading Community Tennis Courts at the High School.*Please note that the program on Mondays will be 5 group lessons due to the Memorial Day holiday. 
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Digital Arts and Design Club (Grades 3-5) - Digital Arts & Design Club
NEW!  Reading Recreation will be offering a Digital Arts & Design Club this Spring through EMPOW Studios!  The Digital Arts & Design Club will be for designers, storytellers, and aspiring tech gurus.  Using technology as a tool, kids can create movies, animations, music compositions, and even 3d models that we print so they can share with family and friends.  This club is a great way to expose the power of technology, while retaining the art and storytelling elements kids tend to always love.  No previous coding or digital art experience is required.PLEASE NOTE:  The time of this program has changed to 3:30PM-5:00PM due to a school reservation issue.
 
4:05 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis, Quickstart (Ages 6-11) Spring - Quickstart Tennis (Ages 9-11) - TUESDAYS
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons* on a weekly basis. Participants may choose any day or days during the week Monday through Friday throughout May and June. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Average ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 6-8 and Ages 9-11) is for children who are ready to learn and develop basic fundamentals of forehands, backhands, serves, and volleys for practice drills and skill games. Players at the higher level spectrum will be developing skills in rallying, control, and point play. Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  Once the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be moved to the Reading Community Tennis Courts at the High School.*Please note that the program on Mondays will be 5 group lessons due to the Memorial Day holiday. 
 
5:05 PM - 6:00 PM    Tennis, Quickstart (Ages 12-18) Spring - Quickstart (Ages 12-18) - TUESDAYS
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons on a weekly basis (Tuesdays or Thursdays only). Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Average ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 12-18) is for children who are ready to learn and develop basic fundamentals of forehands, backhands, serves and volleys for practice drills and skill games. Players at the higher level will be developing skills in rallying, control and point play.  This is a great class for those looking ahead to high school tennis.  The Spring Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 12-18) is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays only. Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  Once the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be moved to the Reading Community Tennis Courts  at the High School.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Premier Basketball Clinic (Grades K-12) - Premier Basketball (Grades K-2)
This is an incredibly fun and basketball developmental experience for the kids.  Premier Hoops is the #1 Basketball Skills Training Program in New England and their trainers will put all players through new and innovative basketball drills for:  balance, skills, strength, footwork and more.  This program also includes mini-games and full-court scrimmages.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Premier Basketball Clinic (Grades K-12) - Premier Basketball (Grades 3-6)
This is an incredibly fun and basketball developmental experience for the kids.  Premier Hoops is the #1 Basketball Skills Training Program in New England and their trainers will put all players through new and innovative basketball drills for:  balance, skills, strength, footwork and more.  This program also includes mini-games and full-court scrimmages.
 
Wednesday May 15, 2019
2:05 PM - 2:35 PM    Tennis, Tiny Tots (Ages 3 1/2 - 5) Spring - Tiny Tots Tennis - WEDNESDAYS
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons on a weekly basis. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. The ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Tiny Tots group is designed to introduce younger children (Ages 3 1/2 - 5) to the game of tennis and to have fun on a tennis court.  Games will be designed to promote fundamentals and interest in the sport. Children will begin to develop movement skills, hand-eye coordination, and basic stroke production.  This is a great age for children to learn these skills which can help in all aspects of sports play.  The Spring Tennis Program for Tiny Tots (Ages 3 1/2-5) is offered on Wednesdays only.   Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  When the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be switched to the Reading Community Tennis Courts at the High School. 
 
2:35 PM - 3:05 PM    Tennis, Tiny Tots (Ages 3 1/2 - 5) Spring - Tiny Tots Tennis - WEDNESDAYS
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons on a weekly basis. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. The ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Tiny Tots group is designed to introduce younger children (Ages 3 1/2 - 5) to the game of tennis and to have fun on a tennis court.  Games will be designed to promote fundamentals and interest in the sport. Children will begin to develop movement skills, hand-eye coordination, and basic stroke production.  This is a great age for children to learn these skills which can help in all aspects of sports play.  The Spring Tennis Program for Tiny Tots (Ages 3 1/2-5) is offered on Wednesdays only.   Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  When the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be switched to the Reading Community Tennis Courts at the High School. 
 
3:05 PM - 4:00 PM    Tennis, Quickstart (Ages 6-11) Spring - Quickstart Tennis (Ages 6-8) - WEDNESDAYS
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons* on a weekly basis. Participants may choose any day or days during the week Monday through Friday throughout May and June. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Average ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 6-8 and Ages 9-11) is for children who are ready to learn and develop basic fundamentals of forehands, backhands, serves, and volleys for practice drills and skill games. Players at the higher level spectrum will be developing skills in rallying, control, and point play. Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  Once the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be moved to the Reading Community Tennis Courts at the High School.*Please note that the program on Mondays will be 5 group lessons due to the Memorial Day holiday. 
 
4:05 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis, Quickstart (Ages 6-11) Spring - Quickstart Tennis (Ages 9-11) - WEDNESDAYS
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons* on a weekly basis. Participants may choose any day or days during the week Monday through Friday throughout May and June. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Average ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 6-8 and Ages 9-11) is for children who are ready to learn and develop basic fundamentals of forehands, backhands, serves, and volleys for practice drills and skill games. Players at the higher level spectrum will be developing skills in rallying, control, and point play. Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  Once the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be moved to the Reading Community Tennis Courts at the High School.*Please note that the program on Mondays will be 5 group lessons due to the Memorial Day holiday. 
 
Thursday May 16, 2019
3:05 PM - 4:00 PM    Tennis, Quickstart (Ages 6-11) Spring - Quickstart Tennis (Ages 6-8) - THURSDAYS
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons* on a weekly basis. Participants may choose any day or days during the week Monday through Friday throughout May and June. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Average ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 6-8 and Ages 9-11) is for children who are ready to learn and develop basic fundamentals of forehands, backhands, serves, and volleys for practice drills and skill games. Players at the higher level spectrum will be developing skills in rallying, control, and point play. Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  Once the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be moved to the Reading Community Tennis Courts at the High School.*Please note that the program on Mondays will be 5 group lessons due to the Memorial Day holiday. 
 
4:05 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis, Quickstart (Ages 6-11) Spring - Quickstart Tennis (Ages 9-11) - THURSDAYS
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons* on a weekly basis. Participants may choose any day or days during the week Monday through Friday throughout May and June. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Average ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 6-8 and Ages 9-11) is for children who are ready to learn and develop basic fundamentals of forehands, backhands, serves, and volleys for practice drills and skill games. Players at the higher level spectrum will be developing skills in rallying, control, and point play. Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  Once the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be moved to the Reading Community Tennis Courts at the High School.*Please note that the program on Mondays will be 5 group lessons due to the Memorial Day holiday. 
 
5:05 PM - 6:00 PM    Tennis, Quickstart (Ages 12-18) Spring - Quickstart (Ages 12-18) - THURSDAYS
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons on a weekly basis (Tuesdays or Thursdays only). Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Average ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 12-18) is for children who are ready to learn and develop basic fundamentals of forehands, backhands, serves and volleys for practice drills and skill games. Players at the higher level will be developing skills in rallying, control and point play.  This is a great class for those looking ahead to high school tennis.  The Spring Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 12-18) is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays only. Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  Once the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be moved to the Reading Community Tennis Courts  at the High School.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Track & Field - Spring Program (Grades 1-5 and 6-8) - Spring Track & Field (Grades 1-5)
This program is designed to teach youngsters about the sport of track and field.  This program will be run by Coach Alison Connelly, an avid competitive runner.  Alison who is also a certified running coach will educate the young runners on the various running events in track as well as introduce them to some field events.  Please note that the dates are subject to change based on High School games played at the Stadium Field.  Games are sometimes moved to later times and the High School always takes priority on our fields.  Also, please be aware that we do our best to schedule make-ups but they are not guaranteed based on field and instructor availability.Dates:Thursdays, April 25th - May 23rd Times:Grades 1-5:  6:00PM-7:00PM Grades 6-8:  7:00PM-8:00PM
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Track & Field - Spring Program (Grades 1-5 and 6-8) - Spring Track & Field (Grades 6-8)
This program is designed to teach youngsters about the sport of track and field.  This program will be run by Coach Alison Connelly, an avid competitive runner.  Alison who is also a certified running coach will educate the young runners on the various running events in track as well as introduce them to some field events.  Please note that the dates are subject to change based on High School games played at the Stadium Field.  Games are sometimes moved to later times and the High School always takes priority on our fields.  Also, please be aware that we do our best to schedule make-ups but they are not guaranteed based on field and instructor availability.Dates:Thursdays, April 25th - May 23rd Times:Grades 1-5:  6:00PM-7:00PM Grades 6-8:  7:00PM-8:00PM
 
7:15 PM - 8:45 PM    Men's Pick-Up Basketball (Ages 18+) - Men's Pick-Up Basketball: Session III
Reading Recreation has added a Men's Pick-Up Basketball program.  This resident-only program will run for 14 weeks.  The first 9 weeks of the program will be at Barrows Elementary School Gymnasium and the remaining 5 weeks will be at the Joshua Eaton Elementary School Gymnasium.  This program is for men ages 18+ and will be overseen by volunteer, Ryan Patterson.
 
Friday May 17, 2019
3:05 PM - 4:00 PM    Tennis, Quickstart (Ages 6-11) Spring - Quickstart Tennis (Ages 6-8) - FRIDAYS
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons* on a weekly basis. Participants may choose any day or days during the week Monday through Friday throughout May and June. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Average ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 6-8 and Ages 9-11) is for children who are ready to learn and develop basic fundamentals of forehands, backhands, serves, and volleys for practice drills and skill games. Players at the higher level spectrum will be developing skills in rallying, control, and point play. Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  Once the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be moved to the Reading Community Tennis Courts at the High School.*Please note that the program on Mondays will be 5 group lessons due to the Memorial Day holiday. 
 
4:05 PM - 5:00 PM    Tennis, Quickstart (Ages 6-11) Spring - Quickstart Tennis (Ages 9-11) - FRIDAYS
Reading Recreation and USPTA Tennis Professional Gregg Luongo are teaming up again to bring you this spring time favorite. The Spring program is a great way to introduce or build upon existing skills. The Spring program consists of 6 group lessons* on a weekly basis. Participants may choose any day or days during the week Monday through Friday throughout May and June. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Average ratio of participants to instructors in a given session will be a minimum of 3:1 and a maximum of 8:1. The Quickstart Tennis Program (Ages 6-8 and Ages 9-11) is for children who are ready to learn and develop basic fundamentals of forehands, backhands, serves, and volleys for practice drills and skill games. Players at the higher level spectrum will be developing skills in rallying, control, and point play. Parents are asked to place children respective to their age and ability.  If a child is misplaced, he/she may be switched.  Please contact Gregg Luongo with any questions at rectennisgregg@gmail.com.  If a tennis lesson is cancelled due to rain, all make-ups are scheduled through Gregg Luongo.LOCATION: Please note that all Spring tennis programs are held at the Memorial Park tennis courts.  Once the RMHS Tennis team finishes their season, the program may be moved to the Reading Community Tennis Courts at the High School.*Please note that the program on Mondays will be 5 group lessons due to the Memorial Day holiday. 
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Archery, Youth and Family Program (Ages 8+) - Archery (Ages 8-17)
On Site Archery teaches students the process of shooting a bow and arrow through a step by step approach.  As you learn to shoot and sharpen your skills, you also experience patience and focus.  No experience is needed.  All equipment is provided.      We are offering this session at a later time to give working parents/guardians the opportunity to participate in this program with their child.Fee:  $143 per youth participant          $79 per parent/guardian
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Archery, Youth and Family Program (Ages 8+) - Archery (Parent/Guardian)
On Site Archery teaches students the process of shooting a bow and arrow through a step by step approach.  As you learn to shoot and sharpen your skills, you also experience patience and focus.  No experience is needed.  All equipment is provided.      We are offering this session at a later time to give working parents/guardians the opportunity to participate in this program with their child.Fee:  $143 per youth participant          $79 per parent/guardian
 
Saturday May 18, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:25 AM    Micro Wheels (Ages 2-4) - Micro Wheels
Micro Wheels teaches the fundamentals of learning to ride a bicycle without training wheels!  Each class, your Knucklebones coach will bring in a variety of unique wheeled and non-wheeled products to help build gross motor skills, balance and confidence.  Class will begin with a brief stretch and activity to get participants up and moving.  From there we will introduce a new activity involving wheeled vehicles such as scooter boards, three wheel scooters, balance bicycles and finally progressing to a bicycle.  As well, we will include an array of diverse games and activities such as balance beams, balancing stones, street signs, an obstacle course and more to help these determined drivers develop the skills needed to ride safely, successfully and have FUN!
 
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM    Super Soccer Stars: Kick & Play (12-24 months) - Kick & Play
Kick and Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months.  Our experienced instructors along with our puppet friends, Mimi & Pepe, take you and your little one through a world of exciting physical activity.  Individual attention, positive reinforcement, and engaging original music help to develop pre-soccer skills that will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick and play - all while having a blast!
 
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2 1/2-3): Session 2
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4): Session 1
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
9:30 AM - 10:25 AM    Micro Basketball (Ages 4-6) - Micro Basketball (Ages 4-6)
This clinic focuses on the basic fundamentals beginning with dribbling, shooting, passing and catching as well as defense.  Using age appropriate equipment, the class will enable your child to learn at their own pace while having a blast!  Each class will be structured with stretching, learning a skill, rule of the day, skill game and finally a fun-filled game for all to enjoy.  Sneakers are required.
 
9:45 AM - 10:25 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2 1/2-3): Session 1
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
9:45 AM - 10:30 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4): Session 4
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
9:50 AM - 10:30 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-2 1/2)
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Girl Scouts
 
10:30 AM - 11:20 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 4-5): Session 1
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
10:35 AM - 11:20 AM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4): Session 2
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
11:25 AM - 12:10 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 3-4): Session 3
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
11:25 AM - 12:15 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 4-5): Session 2
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.
 
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM    Super Soccer Stars (Ages 2-7) - Super Soccer Stars (Ages 5-7)
Our classes begin with a warm welcome that incorporates a song for the younger age groups. The classes then kick off with stimulating warm-up games followed by a muscle-warming stretch to get everyone ready for action.  Individual, partner and group activities are introduced in a non-competitive environment to optimize the experience for each child.  Every session culminates in a scrimmage game to familiarize each child with the structure of a game setting, while always encouraging our younger kickers with positive reinforcement.