ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN ON JANUARY 30th, 2023
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT ALL INFORMATION FLIERS WILL BE LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE
Online Registration Available
SUBURBAN SOFTBALL TRYOUTS
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. This tryout is for the Cedar Grove Recreation Suburban Softball team, not to be confused with CGJBSL teams. Girls who qualify for the team must register online BEFORE participating in any practices or games. This team is a competitive travel team that will practice 3 times/week until games begin in April. Once games begin, practices will revolve around game schedules. We ask that this team is made a priority during the Spring season. TRYOUTS WILL BE CLOSED TO SPECTATORS.
Girls, Grades 6 through 8
Clinic and Team programs will be offered. Participants will train for various field events including; running, long jump and turbo javelin. The 4th-8th grade team will compete in meets with surrounding townships.
Children – Grades 1 through 8 (Only grades 4-8 will compete in meets, clinic has limited space)
SPRING TENNIS CLINICS (Sessions I & II)
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 racket (there is an option to purchase one upon registration)
Children – Ages 5 to 14. Limited to 12 children per age group.
This year, the Cedar Grove Soccer Club and the CG Recreation Department have joined together to offer a Developmental Soccer Program. This program will be coached by instructors from CSF Soccer Academy and volunteer parents. It is an opportunity for kids to learn the sport of soccer while having FUN! Shin guards are required for all participants!
Children – Ages 4 to 11 (separated by age; LIMITED CLASS SIZES)
BASKETBALL CLINICS – TBD Spring 2023
Clinics will be coached by Suburban Travel Basketball Coaching Staff. The Recreation Clinic will teach the fundamentals of the game. The kids will work on basic shooting skills, footwork and concept.
Children – Grades 3-8
PANTHER PRIDE VOLLEYBALL CLINIC
Cedar Grove Suburban coach, Jim O’Hagan and Rowan University Alumni Erica O’Hagan. This program will teach the basics of volleyball while having fun at the same time!
Girls, Grades 4 through 8
SPRING BREAK SOCCER CAMP WITH THE WIZARDS
Participants will learn the fundamental skills of soccer, including dribbling, passing, shooting and defending. Players will be taught through structured activities, fun games, and scrimmages. Shin Guards, Sneakers and a Soccer Ball.
Children – Grades 1-8
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 4-6. 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 4-6
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 8
YOUTH SPEED & AGILITY TRAINING WITH RHINO DEN
In this 8-week program, Coach Rob of Rhino Den, will use bands, ladders, obstacle courses and other easy to use equipment, to provide the best strength training & conditioning sessions for your child!
Why is strength training important for youth? When done properly, strength training can; increase muscle strength and endurance, help protect your child’s muscles and joints from injuries, as well as help improve your child’s performance in nearly any sport. Strength training (or resistance exercise) increases muscle strength by making muscles work against a weight or force.
Children – Ages 4-12 (separated by age; LIMITED CLASS SIZES)
DR. STEM – TBD Spring 2023
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 thru Grade 5
Competition Cheer Evaluations (for Fall Teams)
Youth K-8th grade are eligible to participate. All youth will make a team based on age and appropriate level. Exhibition, Level 1 or Level 2. Competition Cheer is a true team sport, therefore practices are mandatory and are held Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Fall and Winter. There will also be mandatory choreography and stunt clinics. Competition season runs January through March with 6-8 local competitions and potentially one national event (Atlantic City or Hershey Park Pennsylvania, PA).
Children – Grades K-8 in September
US Sports Institute Programs
The US Sports Institute in conjunction with the Cedar Grove Rec Department, will hold Soccer Squirt, T-Ball Squirt, Multi-Sport Squirt AND NEW TRACK & FLAG FOOTBALL SQUIRT programs. Registration is done through the US Sports Institute website, not the Township Recreation Department. CLICK HERE to visit the US Sports Page with information fliers and registration link.