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Employment opportunity! Join our staff as a Parks and Rec Program Supervisor. Offering flexible hours, $18/hour, and employee discount for our programs. We need help supervising programs including basketball, pickleball, volleyball, and soccer. Dependable, enthusiastic, and team player are must have attributes. Applications may be emailed to: lisa.conroy@easthaddam.org
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18+ Pick-up Basketball: March Dates: Mondays 6:0-8:30 p.m., March  6, 13, 20, 27 and Thursdays 7-9 p.m. March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.  $30 for all 9 days or $5 drop-in. Municipal Gym.

18+ Pickleball:
March Sessions: Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m. March 6, 13, 20, 27 $16 for session. Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. March 7, 14, 21, 28. $16 for the session. Wednesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. (Beginners) 1:30-3:30 p.m. (Intermediate) and 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. $20 for either session.  Fridays 9:30 -11:30 a.m. March 3,10,17, 24, 31. $20 for the session. Sundays 12-2 p.m. Open play-all levels. March  5, 12, 19, 26. $20 for the session. Municipal Gym. 3 Purchasing options: Register for full session online, $5 drop-in, or purchase pickleball club card $40 for 10 days of play. 

Pickleball Clinic:
Sunday- March  5, 12, 19, 26 10:00a.m. -12:00p.m. $40 for the clinic. $10 drop-in. Beginner introduction to Pickleball. Instruction provided by Veteran Pickleball players.

16+ Volleyball:
March Dates: 7, 14, 21, 28. Tuesday 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Municipal Gym, $14 for 4-week session, $5 drop-in.

Boot Camp:
Ages 16+. Boot Camp Fitness offers custom small group training sessions offered by a Certified Personal Trainer.  Our sessions focus on exercises and functional training.  A 60-minute workout with a 15-minute ending stretch will improve your core strength and balance.  Current Sessions: January 24- March 16 2023. 1x/week $64, 2x/week $96, or $10 drop-in. Classes will be held in the Old Town Hall on Town Street on Tuesdays, 6-7:15 p.m. and in the Municipal Gym on Thursdays, 5:45-7:00 p.m.

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! We have a virtual option via Facebook on Wednesday and in person class on Sundays. In-Person Sundays: March 26- April 23 (No class April 9) $40 or $15 for a single class. Virtual Wednesdays: 6:30-7:30 p.m. March Dates:  1, 8, 15, 22 $40 (4 classes) or $15 for a single class. 

American Red Cross When I’m in Charge Class: 
Ages 9-12. Participants will learn the safe way 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. Classes will be taught by a certified American Red Cross instructor. Participants must be at least 9 years old to take this class. Wednesday March 22, 5:30-7:00 p.m.  Parks and Rec Activity room, Municipal Office Complex. Cost $32.

American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED Class:
Ages 14+. This course trains participants to provide First Aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner to victims of any age. This course completes the requirements for  babysitting, childcare workers, athletic coaches and camp counselors. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive an American Heart Association certificate valid for two years. Participant manual included with course fee. Wednesday, May 17th, 5:30 p.m.- 9:30p.m. Or Saturday June 3rd 9:00a.a.-1:00p.m. Municipal Building, Parks & Rec Activity Room. Cost $84.

Abrakadoodle Art Class Grades 1-3:
WOW Effects. These lessons have WOW effects! From jumping lines and colorful geometrics to roads sending us off into the horizon. Learn about Roy Lichtenstein, Diego Rivera, Carlo Marini and more. Mondays March 13- April 24 (No April 10).  3:15-4:15 East Haddam Elementary School. $85 for the session. All supplies included.

March Madness Basketball Clinics for Grades 4-8 with Coach Sarah Anderson:
 **Updated schedule: Wednesdays- March 8,15,22,29, 5:00-6:30p.m. at Municipal Gym, $40 for 4-week session or $15 drop-in.

CAS Coaches Youth Indoor Soccer- Grades K-3:
Mondays March 6th-April 3rd. Grades K & 1: 3:15-4:15 p.m. Grades 2 & 3: 4:15-5:15 p.m. Cost $50. All equipment will be provided. Elementary School Gym.

Spring Soccer Pre-K (age 4)-K & Grades 1- 4:
Each player will receive a team uniform top. Players provide shorts, socks, and soccer shoes. Shin guards are mandatory. Each child should bring their own soccer ball and water bottle. Saturday Clinics. April 22-June 3. (No May 27). Pre-K-K: 2:00-2:50p.m.- Cost $60. Grades 1&2: 3:00-3:50p.m. Grades 3&4: 4:00-4:50p.m. Grades 1-4 includes Tuesday games: April 25-May 30, 5:30-6:30 p.m.- Cost $80. Nichols Field. Registration Deadline: March 25. Late fee of $20 after deadline.