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Upcoming Programs!

Fall 2021 Programs!

East Haddam Parks and Recreation has a new website and registration system
. Please go to www.easthaddamrec.com. Click on the Create New Account link to open your account and gain easier access to program registration. Be sure to add all the members of your household into the account. Don’t forget to enter your cell number with the carrier so we can text you with any last-minute changes. Your new household account will provide you with registration history, financial history and much more. We look forward to enjoying this enhanced registration experience with you.

Fall Basketball Clinics for 4th and 5th Grade Girls with Coach Sarah Anderson: Boys - Wednesdays
September 22, 29 October 6, 13, 27 3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. October 20 half day 1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Girls – Fridays, September 24, October 1, 15, 29 3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. October 22 half day & October 8 no school 1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., NHRMS Outdoor Basketball Courts, $100.

Boot Camp: Get back to basics with a fitness BOOT CAMP class! These sessions will focus on exercises and functional movements like push-ups, squats and sit-ups. We provide a great 60-minute workout with a 15-minute stretch that will improve your core strength and balance. Participants have used our class for weight loss and general fitness. Classes will be held at various locations in town including Old Town Hall on Town Street, the Senior Center and Municipal Office Complex/Gym.  August 10 – September 16, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m., 1x/week $47, 2x/week $71, or $10 drop-in. 

Gentle Yoga: This class is appropriate for all levels of fitness or yoga experience. Ages 16 and up. Improve your strength and flexibility while decreasing stress. Enjoy moving your body and breathing mindfully! This class will be offered online via Facebook Live (may offer in person as well-tba shortly), Wednesdays 6:30 p.m., $80 (8 classes) or $12 for a single class. New session begins August 25-October 13. Please call the office (860) 873-5058 if you need financial assistance.

American Red Cross Babysitting Class: Participants will learn the basic skills needed to be a safe babysitter. Attendees will receive a certificate if they take the entire class and successfully demonstrate their skills to the American Red Cross instructor. Those who complete this class have the option of being included in our Recommended Babysitter List Flyer. It's a great way to connect with families with childcare needs. Must be at least 11 years old to take the class. October 18, 20, and 27, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m., $65.

American Red Cross When I’m in Charge: Participants will learn the safe way to stay home alone. While parents should determine if their child is ready to stay home alone, this class can help students make safe decisions and begin to feel more comfortable with their skills and abilities. Topics include internet safety, sibling care, and basic emergency care. Class will be taught by our certified American Red Cross instructor. Participants must be at least 9 years old to take this class. September 21, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Ages 9-12, $30.

American Red Cross CPR for Babysitters: This is an extension of our ARC Babysitting Course and is open to all those who have previously taken our babysitting class. This class will certify babysitters in Basic First Aid as well as Infant and Child CPR. November 22 & 23, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Ages 11-16, $72.

September Pickleball: Ages 18+, Mondays, Mondays, September 13, 20, 27 (No September 6), 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., $15 for session. Wednesdays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., $25 for session. Fridays Fridays, September 3, 10, 17, 24 9:30a.m.-11:30 a.m., $20 for session. Please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated.
Fall Youth Soccer (All Sessions are Full. You may register for waitlist): Fall Youth Soccer for Ages 4-9 with CAS Coaches. Registration deadline is August 27. If we have additional spots available we may accept late registrations with a $20 late fee. Location: Nichols Field. September 11 - October 23 (No October 9), Rain Date: October 30.  Ages 4&5: Saturdays, 2 p.m.-3 p.m., 30-minute drills, 30-minute scrimmage, $60. Ages 6-9: Saturdays and Tuesdays, Saturday: 30-minute drills, 30-minute scrimmage. Ages 6&7 at 3p.m.-4p.m. Ages 8&9 at 4p.m.-5p.m. Tuesday: Traditional Games at approximately 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., $70.
COED 18+ Pick-up Basketball: Pick-Up Basketball in the Municipal Gym. September- Mondays, 6-8pm: 13, 20, 27 (No September 6) and Thursdays, 7-9pm: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. $25 for all 8 days. Must pre-register. Please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated.

E-Games: East Haddam Parks and Recreation has partnered with GGleagues to bring video game leagues to our community. Choose to play in Rocket League, FIFA,Madden, Fortnite,and Super Smash Bros leagues. Each league will run for 6 weeks. Registration closes on
September 29th, 2021. Play begins week of October 4, 2021. 6 weeks of competition (5-week season plus 1 playoff week. $30. Divisions for Youth (Ages 8-12, 7-8 p.m.), Teen (Ages 13-17, 8-9 p.m.) and Adult (18+, 9-10 p.m.). Prizes for top team include in-game currency, and GGLeagues champion shirt & medal. To register please visit www.ggleagues.com For parents, we have an info-session coming up on Wednesday, September 15 at 7pm EST. Parents can sign up here to learn more… https://www.eventbrite.com/.../esports-101-session-for.

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