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Spring and Summer Recreation Programs

Sherry Hill                        
Recreation Director
shill@townofdurhamct.org
860.343.6724 
P.O. Box 428 

TAI CHI QUAN 
Tai Chi Quan registration form
Instructor Tom Cushing
Time: 10:15am-11:15am Tuesday and Thursday Mornings Starting April 19th. No fee

STRENGTH, FITNESS & FLEXIBILITY
Strength,Fitness and Flexibility Registration Form
July 25, 2016 Tuesday + September 29, 2016 Thursday
5:30 AM – 6:15 AM $40 for 10 Weeks
Come and join the fun in a small class led by Lynn Stanwood NASM CPT Life long sports and training enthusiast. This program focuses on all levels of individual training in a small group setting. Considerations for all levels noting personal strengths and limitations for an effective Total Body Workout! Vets and Familys of Vets are free!!!

ADULT YOGA
Yoga Registration Form
Instructor: Sue Schade
Mon. Yoga 7:00-8:00pm July 11, (no 18th), 25. Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Fee: $49.00
Wed. Yoga 7:00-8:00pm July 6, 13, 20, 27. Aug 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Fee: $63.00 Sat.
Fitness Class 8:00-9:00am July 2, 9, (no 16th, or 23rd) 30. Aug 6, 13, 20, 27.
Please Wear Sneakers.  Sign up for all three classes $115.00

SUMMER FUN RUNS
Runners of all ages are invited to participate in the Tuesday evening Fun Run as it enters its 25th season!, The races begin at 6pm at the Coginchaug track starting with the toddler division, ages 5-7, 8-10, 11-14, high school and adult division.  Contact the Durham Recreation Department at 860-343-6724 or email series director Dave Bellemare at djb06422@comcast.net for more information. 

LET'S PLAY BRIDGE
Bridge Flyer
Join Jim for a fun night of bridge.
We will learn, play, and meet new friends.
Refreshments welcome! Bring a friend and join us. All adults welcome.
Friday evenings 6:30pm-?
Durham activity center 350 Main Street, second floor

SUMMER TRACK & FIELD
Track and Field Registration Form
July 11-15 2016 for boys & girls entering 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grades.
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm daily
Place: Coginchaug Track Facility
Fee: $50.00 (Fee includes Facility fee, Color T-Shirt, snacks & drinks, instruction, fun)
Director: Mike Ford, Coginchaug Track Coach 
Sprinting/Running, High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, 
Discus, and Javelin; Last day track meet

CHEERLEADING SUMMER CAMP
Cheerleading Registration Form
July 18-22, 2016 9-11:00 a.m. at Strong Middle School
Open to students entering grades 3-8 Participants will perform for parents and friends Friday!
Registration fee $75 includes bow and t-shirt

SUMMER PLAYGROUND, LITTLE PEOPLE, YOUTH NIGHT AND JR. COUNSELOR
Registration Form
Summer Playground Information Sheet
Playground Little People Event Schedule
Recreation Staff Job Description

Durham Recreation Playground will be held at Allyn Brook Park. Dates: Opening June 27 and ending August 12.

Recreation Playground: Playground is open to Durham Residents entering grades 1-7. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00am-12:00pm.
Little People Program:   For children ages 4 and 5. Little People will meet Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00am-12:00pm. Little People must age 4 by July 4th 2016.
Junior Counselor Program: Our Junior Counselor Program is open to grades entering 8-10 and will meet at the same time as our Summer Playground.
Youth Night: Youth Night will be held at Strong School on Tuesday evenings from 5:30pm -8:30pm.
Thursday evenings at Camp Farnam from 5:00pm-8:00pm.
Youth Program is open to grades entering 5-8 Durham and Middlefield Residents.
Youth Night Dates: June: 28, 30, July: 7, 12 ,14, 19, 21, 26, 28. August: 2, 4, 9, 11.



Picture: Jennifer Schulten Photography
Aidan, a Little People Playground camper, enjoying firefighter day at Summer Playground

FUN NIGHT AT CAMP FARNAM -TBA

VOLLEYBALL FUN CLINIC
Volleyball Clinic Registration Form
Monday and Wednesday evenings.  Open to all girls entering grades 6-12.
June 20, 22, 27,29.July 11, 13, 25, 27. Aug 1, 3, 8, 10  
6:00pm - 8:00pm in the Coginchaug gym.

WOMEN'S FUN SOFTBALL LEAGUE
Women's Softball Registration Form
Games will start July 6th and will be played in Durham.

GET STITCHY
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
From 7:00pm—9:00pm

HIP HOP DANCE PROGRAM
Hip Hop Registration Form
About Instructor Austin Dailey
Do you want your child to have a wonderful experience dancing to Hip Hop and dance party music? Do you want your child to learn about diversity and culture using Hip Hop as a medium? Do you want your child get some exercise, have fun and meet new friends while being entertained by dance instructor and Durham resident Austin Dailey? If so, this new class is what you're looking for.
April 2, 23, 30. May 7, 21, 28, June 4, 2015. Held At Brewster School
Session 1 (Grades K-2) 3:45pm - 4:30pm (K-2 should bring snack to eat before class)
Session 2 (Grades 3-4) 4:45pm - 5:45pm

PAINTED SILK SCARF WORKSHOP
Silk Scarf Registration Form
Instructor: Gloria Nilsson

EASTER EGG HUNT 
Easter Egg Hunt Flyer
Saturday March 26th, Saturday 9:00 am at Allyn Brook Park
Eggs Donated By Hi-Land Farms 

1. There are 1080 colored eggs hidden. 
2. There are 5 golden eggs in each age category. 
3. A child can claim one golden egg prize, if they find two golden eggs please give the second to another child in that age group. 
4. Bring golden eggs to the prize table to collect your prize. 
5. Parents are allowed to participate with children ages 0-2. If your child is 3-4 and won’t go alone, you may join in on the hunt. 
6. All golden eggs are marked with their age group. 
7. No parent’s will be allowed to participate with children ages 5-6, 7-9, or 10 and up. Parents may stand on the outside of the hunting area. 
8. If your child has not found a colored egg please see the prize supervisor at the prize table for some eggs. 
9. Eggs are colored and boiled and placed on the ground for the hunt. Please do not eat the eggs. 

Egg Hunt Times by Age Group : 
0-2: 9:07am 
5-6: 9:12am 
3-4: 9:17am 
7-9: 9:22am 
10 & UP: 9:27am 
Please be courteous to all who participate. Times may change if the weather is very cold or rainy