Fall Programs

Registration Begins on August 1st!


Fall Soccer

This Recreation Soccer League is an opportunity for kids to practice and play games with their peers at a recreational level. All children will receive equal playing time in games, and will practice 1-2 times per week depending on the coach, with games 1-2 per week. This is a recreational league so it is all about learning the game while having FUN!

For Grades 3-5 and Grades 6-8.


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

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

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.

Kinetic Kidz

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)


This 8 week introduction to ballet/tap. This class will teach your child about strength, flexibility, mobility, and control. Beginning ballet will teach the basics of proper alignment, ballet terms as well as creative use of scarves and introduction to different music forms. The class teaches the basics of tap through vocabulary, rhythmic analysis, and change of weight.

Children – Ages 5 & 6

Music Theater

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

Fall Program Applications

Suburban Volleyball Team Tryout Info7th/8th Grade GirlsPDF
Recreation Soccer LeagueGrades 3-8PDF
Recreation Competition Cheerleading-Parent WaiverNeeded upon registration.PDF
Recreation Competition Cheerleading 2019-20Birth Certificate needed upon registration for new participants.PDF
Panther Pride Volleyball ClinicGrades 4-8PDF
Music TheaterGrades 3-8 (classes separated by grade level)PDF
Kinetic KidzAges 2-4 (with caregiver)PDF
Intro to Ballet & TapAges 5-6PDF
Fall TennisAges 4-14 (classes separated by age group)PDF
Fall Cross CountryGrades 1-3 Clinic; Grades 4-8 Team
Fall Basketball ClinicsAges 3-9 (classes separated by age)PDF
Dr. STEMAges 4-Grade 5 (classes separated by age groups)PDF
Adult Yoga – Fall SessionA.M. & P.M. Classes AvailablePDF
Adult Pickleball – Fall SessionPDF

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