Youth Activities

Gentle Yoga
Gentle Yoga - All Levels: This Gentle Yoga class is appropriate for all levels of fitness or yoga experience, and all ages 16 and up. Increase your strength and flexibility while decreasing stress. Enjoy moving your body and breathing mindfully! Sunday and Wednesday at 6:30pm at the Senior Center. Friday 10:30am at the Grange. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Bring a yoga mat and water to drink. Call the office for financial aid.
Cost: $75/session 1x/week
Age Requirements: Ages 16 and older
Sessions
Gentle Yoga Wednesdays Sept 5-Oct 24, 2018 - 6:30-7:30 pm
Gentle Yoga Fridays Sept 7-Oct 26, 2018 - 10:30 am -11:30 am
Gentle Yoga Sundays Sept 9-Oct 28, 2018 - 6:30-7:30 pm
For questions contact Lisa Conroy at 860-873-5058 or email at lisa.conroy@easthaddam.org.

Introduction to Cooking Grades 6-8

Basic measuring and safety skills will be explored. Students will learn to make a variety of baked goods and bring home a delicious treat each week!

Cost: 50
Age Requirements: Grades 6-8
Location: Nathan Hale-Ray Middle School
For questions contact Lisa Conroy at 860-873-5058 or email at lisa.conroy@easthaddam.org.

Introduction to Sewing - Grades 6-8

Learn basic sewing skills including how to thread a sewing machine and follow pattern directions. Hand sewing techniques will also be explored. Students will use newly learned sewing skills to complete a drawstring backpack. The backpack can be used for gym clothes, as a beach/pool bag, sleepovers, etc. Students may embroider bags with their names if they would like!

For questions contact Lisa Conroy at 860-873-5058 or email at lisa.conroy@easthaddam.org.

Kidscapades Sensory/Science Class
Toddler Sensory/ Science: ages 3-4
Toddlers will become little scientists with our engaging hands on experiments. Experiments will
have an eruption component. They will also mix, measure and explore sensory play
activities. 4 weeks / 60 minute class $60 

Thursdays: 11:00 am -12:00 pm
• Session 1: Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct 4
• Session 2: Oct 11, 25, Nov 1, 8 ( no class Oct 18)
• Session 3: Nov 15, 29, Dec 6, 13 ( no class on Nov 22)


Cost: 60.00
Age Requirements: Ages 3-4
Location: Park and Rec Activity Room - Municipal Office Complex
Sessions
Session 2: Oct 11, 25, Nov 1, 8 ( no class Oct 18) - Oct 11, 25, Nov 1, 8 ( no class Oct 18), 11am - 12 pm
Session 3: Nov 15, 29, Dec 6, 13 ( no class on Nov - Session 3: Nov 15, 29, Dec 6, 13 ( no class on Nov 22) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
For questions contact Lisa Conroy at 860-873-5058 or email at lisa.conroy@easthaddamschools.org.

Kidscapades Toddler Time Art
Toddler Time Art: ages 3-4
Children will create craft projects based on seasons, holiday, characters, or books. A variety of materials are provided for the children to explore and create their masterpieces! 60 minute
class $60 

Thursdays: 12:30-1:30
• Session 1: Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct 4
• Session 2: Oct 11, 25, Nov 1, 8 ( no class Oct 18)
• Session 3: Nov 15, 29, Dec 6, 13
Cost: 60.00
Age Requirements: Ages 3-4 years old
Location: Park and Rec Activity Room - Municipal Office Complex
Sessions
Session 1: Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct 4 - 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Session 2: Oct 11, 25, Nov 1, 8 ( no class Oct 18) - 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Session 3: Nov 15, 29, Dec 6, 13 - 12:30 - 1:30 pm
For questions contact Lisa Conroy at 860-873-5058 or email at lisa.conroy@easthaddamschools.org.

Kidscapades Sizzling Science
Sizzling Science: ages 4-8
Children will become junior scientists with our engaging hands on experiments. Some
experiments will have an eruption component. 4 weeks / 60 minute class $60
Thursdays 4:00-5:00 pm 
• Session 1: Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct 4
• Session 2: Oct 11, 25, Nov 1, 8 ( no class Oct 18)
• Session 3: Nov 15, 29, Dec 6, 13
Cost: 60.00
Age Requirements: Ages 4-8 years old
Location: Park and Rec Activity Room - Municipal Office Complex
Sessions
Session 1: Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct 4 - 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Session 2: Oct 11, 25, Nov 1, 8 ( no class Oct 18) - 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Session 3: Nov 15, 29, Dec 6, 13 - 4:00 - 5:00 pm
For questions contact Lisa Conroy at 860-873-5058 or email at lisa.conroy@easthaddamschools.org.

Fitness-Bootcamp
Get back to basics with a fitness BOOT CAMP class! These group sessions will focus on exercises and functional movements like push ups, squats, sprints and sit ups. They provide a killer workout and a chance to sweat outside the gym.  This program is designed to build strength and fitness through a variety of intense group intervals over a 1-hour period of time.
The class frequently gathers outdoors and during bad weather moves inside. Our fun group dynamic will help motivate you while you improve your cardio, core strength, agility and balance.  Participants have used our class for weight loss, fitness and race training.
Cost: 1x week- $45, 2x week-$69, 3x week- $87, $10 drop in fee
Age Requirements: Ages 16 and older
Location: Old Town Hall, Town St., East Haddam
Sessions
Bootcamp Fitness-1x/week Sept 4 - Oct 13, 2018 - Tue, Thur at 6:00 or Sat. at 8:30 am
Bootcamp Fitness-2x/week Sept 4 - Oct 13, 2018 - Tue, Thur at 6:00 or Sat. at 8:30 am
Bootcamp Fitness-3x/week Sept 4 - Oct 13, 2018 - Tue, Thur at 6:00 or Sat. at 8:30 am
Bootcamp Fitness-1x/week July 10-August 18, 2018 - Tue, Thur at 6:00 or Sat. at 8:30 am
Bootcamp Fitness-2x/week July 10-August 18, 2018 - Tue, Thur at 6:00 or Sat. at 8:30 am
Bootcamp Fitness-3x/week July 10-August 18, 2018 - Tue, Thur at 6:00 or Sat. at 8:30 am
For questions contact Lisa Conroy at 860-873-5058 or email at lisa.conroy@easthaddam.org.

Youth Open Gym
Open Gym -  Does your kid need to burn off some energy? Time for unstructured play with friends? Time in our gym may be the answer! Open gym times will be posted on our facebook  page East Haddam Parks and Recreation and on our website, www.easthaddamrec.com. This is a new concept so it will be a bit of an experiment to begin with! There will be a sign in/out sheet and rules will be expected to be followed. Times will be irregular and will be set to work around scheduled parks and rec activities. 
Cost: $20.
Location: Municipal Office Complex Gym
Sessions
Open Gym
For questions contact Lisa Conroy at 860-873-5058 or email at lisa.conroy@easthaddamschools.org.

When I'm in Charge
 This class will briefly cover topics that are important for kids to know when staying home alone and is designed for ages 9-11. Classes are taught by a certified American Red Cross instructor. 
Cost: $40
Age Requirements: ages 9-11
Location: East Haddam Elementary School
Sessions
When I'm in Charge, October 15, 2018 - 5:45-7:30 pm
For questions contact Lisa Conroy at 860-873-5058 or email at lisa.conroy@easthaddam.org.

American Red Cross Babysitting Course
This course will teach you all of skills required to be a fun, safe babysitter. You must be 11 years old to take the class. You must take all classes/dates listed for each class. If the time of the class requires that you bring a snack or lunch- please do not bring any food with nuts!
Cost: $65
Age Requirements: Ages 11 and older
Location: Park and Rec Activity Room
Sessions
Babysitting Certification Class Dec 10,11,18 2018 - 5:45-7:45 pm
For questions contact Lisa Conroy at 860-873-5058 or email at lisa.conroy@easthaddam.org.