2018-03-08 / Upcoming Events

JAMESTOWN PARKS & RECREATION

Youth and Teen Programs — Spring Schedule 2018

YOUTH PROGRAMS

YOUTH SOFTBALL LEAGUE

Who: The League offers 3 levels
Where: Lawn Softball Field & Ryan Park
When: Mon & Wed Or Tues & Thurs 5-7pm
Dates: April 2nd-June 15th
Costs: Resident: $50.00 Non-resident $60.00
This softball league is designed for girls who want
to learn to play in an organized setting. Focus
will be on fundamentals, skill building and player
development. Players are provided opportunity
to develop in a structured but fun environment.
Organized practices and games make this a great
opportunity for youth of all levels!
Girls Little League Coach Pitch….. Ages 6-8 Monday
& Wednesday with EG/NK
Girls Little League Major……………Ages 9-12 Tuesday
& Thursday EG/SK/NK/NARR/WW (experienced)
Girls Little League Minors………….Ages 8-11 Monday
& Wednesday EG/NK/WW (new Players)

INSTRUCTIONAL GUITAR CLASS

Who: Ages 8-12
Where: Recreation Center
When: Saturdays 10:00-11:30
Dates: March 31st-May 12th
Costs: Resident: $50.00 Non-Residents $60.00
Back by popular demand!! This beginner guitar
class will offer instruction in a small setting to
learn basic chords, strumming patterns and playing
techniques. Class will also provide opportunity for
learning songs. Students are encouraged to bring
own instrument, but some will be provided. Don’t
miss a “Beat” as class size is limited.

KARATE 1

Who: Ages 3-5
Where: Recreation Center Gymnasium
When: Tuesdays 3:30PM-4:00PM
Dates: March 27th – May 15th
Costs: Resident: $50.00, Non-Resident: $60.00
Allow your child to grow physically and mentally
by practicing Karate. Karate offers many different
benefits to youth such as, improved concentration, stress reduction, improved positive mental
focus and discipline as well as flexibility and
balance. Children will learn to respect themselves
and others.
Please wear athletic attire.

KARATE 2

Who: Ages 6-8
Where: Recreation Center Gymnasium
When: Tuesdays 4:00PM-4:45PM
Dates: March 27th – May 15th
Costs: Resident: $50.00, Non-Resident: $60.00
Allow your child to grow physically and mentally
by practicing Karate. Karate offers many different
benefits to youth such as, improved concentration, stress reduction, improved positive mental
focus and discipline as well as flexibility and
balance. Children will learn to respect themselves
and others.
Please wear athletic attire.

KARATE 3

Who: Ages 8-12 (must have completed minimum of
two sessions w/ Sensei Bobby)
Where: Recreation Center Gymnasium
When: Tuesdays 5:00-5:45
Dates: March 27th -May 15th
Costs: Residents $50.00 Non-Residents $60.00
This karate class offers progression from Karate
2. There is an increased emphasis on mental focus,
discipline and balance. Participants will learn life
skills and healthy habits.

STICKY FINGERS

Who: Ages 3-5
Where: Recreation Center/Teen Center

When: Tuesdays 11:00-11:45
Dates: March 27th – May 15th
Costs: Residents $20.00 Non-Residents $25.00
Sticky fingers is a hands-on arts & crafts class designed for ages 3-5. This class encourages creativity
in a fun and positive environment. Students will
explore different mediums, through hands-on activities using paint, dough, cotton and other textures.

SPECIAL EVENTS

PITCH, HIT AND RUN LOCAL CONTEST

Who: Boys and Girls Ages 7-14
Where: Lawn Avenue Baseball and Softball Fields
When: Saturday May 12th 1pm-3pm
Costs: FREE
Pitch, hit and Run is an event that provides youngsters across the country with an opportunity to
participate, free of charge, in an exciting baseball/
softball skills competition.
There are two separate divisions of Pitch, Hit and
Run: baseball and softball. Participants will compete in one of the eight division age groups: 7/8,
9/10, 11/12, 13/14 (age divisions are the same in
both softball and baseball). Age is determined as
of 7/17/2018. Participants may compete in either
division.
Once a participant has competed in a division, he/
she must remain in that division. The age groups
will be divided as follows:
7/8 & 12/13 …..1pm- 2pm
9/10 & 11/12…..2pm-3pm

TEEN CENTER PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES

BOXFIT

Who: 5th grade & up
When: Mondays, from 4:00-5:00 PM starting 3/26-
5/21
Where: Recreation Gymnasium
Cost: $100 for Teen Center Members,
$110 for Non-Members
Boxing is the hottest new trend! Classes are 1 hour
long. Join this full body class that incorporates all
the fundamentals of a boxer’s workout. You’ll jump
rope, shadow box, practice pad work, practice some
heavy bag work and partake in lots of heart pumping exercises in a fun and motivating environment.
This would be altered to meet the appropriate work
out for middle school aged & high school youth.
These classes are taught by a trained professional
from Newport Boxfit. Please wear athletic clothing
and sneakers. Gloves are not required and will be
provided.

BOARD GAME CLUB

Who: Grades 5-8
When: Thursdays, from 5:30-6:30 PM
starting 3/29-5/17
Where: Teen Center
Cost: $20.00 for Teen Center Members,
$30.00 for Non-Members
A new, fun after school programs where you can
hang with friends and compete in epic board games
like; Catan, Exploding Kittens, Chess, Checkers,
Giant Jenga, card games, battleship and more! The
teen center offers the perfect space to get together
for some friendly competition. Staff will help youth
learn the rules and will help facilitate the games.
This group serves as a relaxing way to socialize, as
well as gives the opportunity to partake in some
creative and critical thinking. Join our club for the
opportunity to share time with peers who share a
common love of games. Limited space. Max of 12
participants.

CULINARY KIDS

Who: Grades 5-8
When: Wednesdays from 4:30-6:00 PM
starting 3/28-5/16
Where: Teen Center
Cost: $45.00 for Teen Center Members,
$50.00 for Non-Members
Our winter culinary class was such a success, that
we’ve decided to swing into spring with a new class!
With spring comes fun, new meals to try! The days
are getting longer and a variety of more fresh veggies and fruits are hitting the grocery store! Step
into our kitchen and learn some basic cooking skills
and explore more about seasonal cooking/grilling.
No prior cooking experience necessary.

YOUTH CROCHET

Who: Grades
5-8
When: Tuesdays from 3:30-
5pm starting
3/27-5/15
Where: Teen
Center
Cost: $40 for
Teen Center
Members
Cost: $45 for
Non-Members
Spring is upon
us, but that
doesn’t mean
you have to
put your hooks

away until next winter! This spring session of crochet will focus on learning some patterns that can
take you through the whole year, such as a reusable
grocery bag or face/dish cloths. Whether you’re
brand new to crocheting, or looking to expand your
skills, join us. All skill levels are welcome. You may
bring your own yarn and hooks if you have them,
but materials will be available at every class.

FUN WITH FELT

Who: Grades 5-8
When: Mondays from 3:30-4:30 starting 3/26-5/21
Where: Teen Center
Cost: $20 for Teen Center Members,
$35 for Non-Members
Fun with felt is a hands on arts and crafts class that
teaches some basic pattern making and hand sewing skills. Learn to turn your imagination into a reality by creating a felt stuffed animal/object of your
choosing and design. All skill levels are welcome,
no sewing experience needed. All materials will be
provided so just bring your imagination!

PARENTS NIGHT OUT

Who: For K-6th Grade
When: 4/13, 4/27, 5/4 & 5/18 from 5-9 pm
Where: Recreation Center
Cost: $20 for one-child, $40 for families of 2 or more
Back by popular demand! Parents night out is back
for 4 spring sessions. Drop your kids (grades K-6th)
off at the rec center for a night of structured games
and activities. We will even feed them dinner…yum!
Pre-registration is a must as there are a limited
number of spots. These sessions consistently fill up
quickly!

4TH ANNUAL TEEN CENTER AND POLICE DEPARTMENT DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT!

Who: For 5th grade & up
When: Friday, April 6th from 6:00-9:00 PM
Where: Recreation Center (41 Conanicus Ave)
Cost: $20 for participants, FREE for spectators! Participants receive a free t-shirt as well

Join us for the 4th Annual Jamestown Teen Center & Jamestown Police Department Dodgeball Tournament! This year is extra special, as we are celebrating the teen centers 10 Year Anniversary. Last year we had over 100 people attend and 50 players! Who will win the trophy this year?! Each participant competing will receive a special team t-shirt. To register please do so online at; Jamestown. recdesk.com, or at the Recreation Center. The last date to register is April 3rd. We will have free pizza, music and raffles for players and spectators! This is a family friendly event & friendly competition, please join us and cheer all of the players on. For any questions please call Recreation Coordinator, Molly Conlon at, 401-423-7261, or by email at- mconlon@jamestownri.net.

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