Registration for all Spring Programs will begin on February 4th, 2019.
SUBURBAN SOFTBALL TRYOUTS
NO PRE-REGISTRATION NEEDED. 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 at the Recreation office 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
BUMP, SET, SPIKE! 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 5 through 8
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)
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.
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)
BALLET & TAP
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
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 Classes
Who: Ages 2-3 (Parent & Me): 4:00-5:00pm
Ages 3-5: 4:00-5:00pm
Ages 5-6: 5:00-6:00pm
Where: Community Park
Dates: Wednesdays – April 24th – June 12th
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.
Children – Ages 2-6
Who: Ages 3-5: 4:00-5:00pm
Ages 5 & 6: 5:00-6:00pm
Where: Community Park
Dates: Fridays – April 26th – June 14th
Utilizing fun games and activities, players will develop their skills in hitting, throwing and fielding. At the end of each session participants will apply these skills into a scrimmage.