Registration is OPEN!
ALL PROGRAMS (except cheerleading), WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION ON AUG. 1st! CLICK THE COMMUNITY PASS LOGO BELOW TO SET-UP YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNT!
If your child qualifies for the team, registration and payment will then be taken at the Recreation Office. The team will begin practicing in August and the season will run through March 2019. Practices will be held two days per week. Please expect to travel to 6-8 cheerleading competitions throughout the season. The team might also participate in two team camps, (one in the summer and one in September), as well as team tumbling lessons (info TBD). Fundraising will be a requirement for all team members. All cheerleaders will have an option to purchase other clothing/cheer-gear throughout the season.
Children K-8th Grade
7/8 Grades Girls Suburban Volleyball Tryouts
Suburban Volleyball is for resident girls entering 7th/8th grade in September 2018. Practices will begin on September 11th and continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-9pm at Cedar Grove HS. Matches will be held the entire month of October. Parents are expected to transport players to all away matches. Matches will be played against towns such as Verona, West Caldwell, Livingston, Bloomfield, West Essex, West Orange, Montville & Montclair.
Girls entering 7th and 8th Grade in September 2018
Panther Pride Volleyball Clinic
Clinics will be run by Jim O’Hagan and Judy O’Hagan. This program will teach the basics of volleyball while having fun at the same time! Every participant will receive a T-shirt.
Girls, Grades 4 through 8
Cross country is a sport where teams and individuals run long distance races on outdoor courses. This year the team will be coached by Cedar Grove resident, Johnny Fabrazzo. Johnny was a member of the Cedar Grove High School Cross Country and Track teams. Meets may be scheduled on days other than Tuesdays and Thursdays and will be held against towns such as Verona, Caldwell and Millburn. Parents are responsible for the transporting of kids to away meets. Children in grades 1-3 will be learning the sport and only be participating in practice.
Children – Grades 1 through 8 (Only grades 4-8 will compete in meets)
Fall Tennis Clinic
Clinics will be supervised by veteran and accomplished player, Lynne DiGiacomo. These clinics are provided to teach and demonstrate the basics of the game and having fun while doing so! Participants will not be permitted to switch classes. You must only attend clinic on the day you have registered for. Children must bring a racquet.
Children – Ages 4 to 14. Limited to 12 children per age group.
Basketball Clinics will teach children the basic rules and fundamentals of the game of basketball. Children will learn skills, drills, dribbling, shooting while learning the game and having FUN! This program will be instructed by 8th grade Suburban Coach, Phil Negra.
Children – Ages 3-4, 5-6, & 7-9.
Dr. STEM for Young Engineers
Former elementary STEM teacher, Larry “Doc” Siegel, introduces the Engineering Design Process to young engineers who will build towers, bridges, egg catchers and more. They will collaborate, brainstorm solutions, design, construct, test and present 3D solutions. No child is too young to think like an engineer. After all, it’s about thinking!!! For more information visit, www.drstempresents.com.
Children – Ages 4 through 5th grade.
This 8 week gross/fine motor skills class for ages 2-4 with their care giver, will include a series of warm ups, across the floor and introduction of a movement theme. Kinetic Kidz is based on the four elements of dance: Body, Space, Time and Force. This class will mentor caregivers on how to incorporate more movement based activities within their toddler’s days. (One care giver per child is required)
Children – Ages 2-4 (with caregiver)
What to wear: Comfortable clothes with sneakers. Ballet slippers may also be worn.
Creative Movement , is an introduction to dance for pre-school children ages 3-4. The class teaches the basics of self-expression through movement, visualization and audio associations. With the use of props and music, the children will explore the 4 elements of creative dance: body, space, force and time. This class will include a series of warm ups, across the floor and introduction of a movement theme. This class will also enhance balance; coordination, musicality and future develop motor skills.
Children – Ages 3-4
This eight week course will introduce the students to acting, singing, and dancing and the world of musical theatre. They will focus on learning the terminology of the theatre, creating a character, vocalization, creative writing and choreography. For the acting segment of this class, we will focus on improvisation, as we free each actor of their inhibitions. Acting is important for children of all ages, as it strengthens their self-esteem. At the end of the 8 week course we will have an informal showing of the work we have accomplished.
Children – Grades 3 through 5
US Sports Institute “Squirts” Programs
US Sports Institute provides Soccer and T-ball squirt programs for ages 2-5 for soccer and 4-7 for t-ball. See information flier below, or CLICK HERE for registration and information page.