Readington Recreation

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Readington Recreation
Fall 2015
July 1, 2015
Readington Recreation
Inside this issue:
Tennis
2
Adult Sports
5,6
Art Classes
3
Youth Sports
2-5
Preschool Programs
2 ,4
Men’s Basketball
5
Friday Night Basketball 5
Golf Lessons
6
Rutgers SAFETY
6
Great Kitchens
7
Special Events
8
Recreation Facilities
Open April 2-Nov 18th
 Pickell Park—Tennis,
basketball, ballfields,
picnic pavilion, playground, bathrooms
 Hillcrest Park - Ballfields,
playground, picnic tables, bathrooms
 Summer Road Park Ballfields, basketball, inline skating, playground,
bathrooms
 Cornhuskers Park - Ballfields, playground, bathrooms
The Possibilities are Endless...
We hope you are having a
great summer, and plan to
join Readington Recreation
for a fabulous fall!
Join us Friday, September
11th from 6-8pm for our
Tennis Open House in Pickell Park. Lots of fun games,
activities, and give-a-ways
for the whole family. Meet
our instructors and enjoy
free tennis clinics. A registration table for fall tennis
programs will be set up. A
detailed schedule of events
can be found on page 8.
Fall sports registration has
already begun. Please do
not wait until it is too late to
participate.
Registration
forms for fall sports can be
found on the Readington
Recreation web site and at
Art Classes will begin again
at the Dobozynski Cottage in
September. These classes
sell out, so please register
early if you want to participate.
This Fall we have two fitness
classes for your enjoyment
in addition to our regular
Karate class, Cardio Tennis
(pg7) is one of the country’s
newest aerobic fitness
trends. The class provides a
full body workout and no
tennis experience is necessary. We are also offering a
Self Defense Class (pg7) on
Monday nights at the Holland Brook School.
This
class sold out last year, so
register early if you would
like to participate.
Readington Township has
beautiful parks, trails, museums, and open space for
exploration this fall.
Information can be found
on the Readington
Township
website,
www.readingtontwp.org.
The Readington Recreation
Department is always looking for ideas for new recreation programs and services. If you have an idea
or would like to volunteer
your services please contact the Department of
Recreation at 908-5349752.
NEW HIGH SCHOOL
Tennis Challenge!
Date: Wednesdays 9/16-10/28
7 weeks
Location: Pickell Park
 East Whitehouse ballfield and playground.
Time: 4:00-5:00pm
 Dobozynski Cottage located on Woodschurch
Rd. open March 15-Dec 1
Cost: $100 (introductory offer)
 Questions about recreation facilities call 908534-9752. Rental forms
are available on the web
site.
the Recreation Office.
Instructor: USPTA certified professional coach
High School Tennis Challange (coed grades 912) will work towards refinement of fundamental technique while developing a thorough tactical knowledge of both the singles
and doubles game. Advanced shots - including spin, lob and drop shots - will be intro-
expanding each player's ability to perform
point winning strokes during match play situations. On-court conditioning, speed and agility work will be incorporated into each class.
This class is for high intermediate and advanced players only. All players must provide
their own racquet.
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ADULT TENNIS ages 15+
Location: Pickell Park
Dates: Wednesday, 9/16-10/28 or
Saturday , 9/19-10/31
Times:
Wed. Adv Beginners Level II 10:30-11:30am
Sat. Time: Beginners Level I 9:00am-10:00am
Adv Beginners Level II 10:00-11:00am
Cost: $140 7 weeks
Instructors: Wednesday USA Sports
Saturday Antonio Neacsu
Level I: For students with limited or no experience
playing tennis. Tennis instruction include proper
grips, footwork and conventional techniques for
groundstrokes, net play and serves will be introduced, basic court positioning and how to keep
the score.
Level II: For students with some formal tennis
training in the past or successfully played regular
games & matches. You should be able to hit most
of your groundstrokes into the opposite court,
know how to volley, but may struggle making
serves into the proper service box. Less time will
be spent introducing basic stroke mechanics than
the beginner class. Instead your core technique
flaws will be detected and corrected while drilling
from all positions on the court.
CARDIO TENNIS CLASS WEDNESDAY MORNINGS INFO PAGE 7
TENNIS– Ages 3-14
Tennis Squirts– Ages 3-5
First Play Tennis Ages 5-8
Date: Wednesday, 9/16-10/28, 7 weeks
Dates: Tuesday, 9/15-10/27, 7 weeks
Time: 4:00-5:00pm
Time: 4:00-4:50pm
Cost: $140
Cost: $140 Ages 3-5
Location: Pickell Park
Location: Pickell Park
Instructor: US Sports
Instructor: US Sports
Following the guidelines set out by the US
Tennis Association (USTA), children develop
their tennis skills in a fun environment. Our
program offers a variety of games and activities to promote maximum learning and enjoyment.
This program targets beginner to intermediate players. The main focus of
the class is developing basic shot
techniques and skills. Time will also
be dedicated to developing the children’s ability to participate in full
match play.
TENNIS TEAM grades 5-8
*4th graders who are 10 years old and have previous full court
tennis experience may register for the team. Parents please
note the team will practice on a full size court.
Dates: Wednesday, 9/17-10/29
Time: 6:15pm-7:45pm
Location: Pickell Park
Coach: USPTA certified professional coach
Cost: $329
The Readington Tennis Team caters to experienced players looking to take their game to the
next level. With weekly instruction from a USPTA
certified coach, players will work towards refining
key skills such as stroke mechanics, footwork,
shot placement and decision making, in an effort
to enhance performance at a competitive level.
Development Play Tennis Ages 8-14
Dates: Wednesday, 9/16-10/28, 7 weeks
Time: 5:00-6:00pm
Cost: $140
Location: Pickell Park
Instructor US Sports
This program targets beginner to
intermediate players. The main focus
of the class is developing basic shot
techniques and skills. Time will also
be dedicated to developing the children’s ability to participate in full
match play. Students will be grouped
by age and ability.
All Participants will receive expert instruction, thorough individual evaluation and a team shirt to wear during
match play. Participants will be prepared to enter local tournaments and
competitions and be provided with a
schedule of events. The coach will
provide guidance for players when
deciding which level of play is appropriate.
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ART CLASSES for Children
Drawing and Painting
Ages: 6-10
Cartooning Ages: 10-14
Location: Dobozynski Cottage
Location: Dobozynski Cottage
Dates: Session I 9/19-10/24, 6 weeks
Dates: Session I 9/19-10/24, 6 weeks
Session II 10/31-12/12, no class 11/28
Session II 10/31-12/12, no class 11/28
Time: 9:00-10:00am
Time:10:15-11:45am
Cost: $80, materials included
Cost: $112 , materials included
Instructor: Tony Robinson
Instructor: Tony Robinson
Students improve their skills in this class
focusing on the principles of the art of
drawing and painting. Students will work using pencil, charcoal, and paints on a
variety of fun projects designed to sharpen artistic skills in the areas of drawing,
color theory, composition, and painting technique.
Japanese Anime, Comic Book Heroes, Dragon Ball Z, the X-Men, this
class has it all. Learn how to draw your favorite characters from
sketch to finished art. Develop your own characters and learn to draw
your favorites.
REC SOCCER K-12
Rec Soccer Coaches Meeting
Location: Summer Road
Cost: $120 Trainers: USA Soccer
Wednesday, September 9th
7:00pm at RMS
Rec Soccer Times
Day: Saturdays, 9/12-10/31
Location: Grades K-5 Summer Road Park
9:30-11:30am Grades 1/2 and 6/7/8
Grades 6-8 and 9-12 will play with other town
teams on weekends in the tri-county league.
Home games are scheduled at Summer Road
Park. Registration ends 8/30th.
11:30-1pm Grade K
11:30-1:30pm Grades 3/4/5
*Please note times may change based
on registration.
FIELD HOCKEY Grades 2-8
2-4th grade Field Hockey travel league will practice mid week and on Sunday afternoons. The league starts at the end of August and runs until the end of October.
NEW- 5-8th graders will be joining a new travel full field league. Games are held on
Sunday's. No information on practice times/locations yet. Details coming soon.
Registration will begin early July.
Fencing Clinic
Grades 3-8
Date: Mon, 9/21-10/26, 6 weeks
Time: 6:00-7:00pm Beginner
Location: Whitehouse School
Cost: $165.00
Instructor: Medeo Fencing
Fencing is a sport of strategy and
skill. Students learn the basic
terminology of fencing, develop
motor skills, reflexes, and
coordination necessary to
the basic skills of fencing
which include: Position,
Basic Footwork, Offense,
Defense, and Tactics, improve their general physical condition, develop mental discipline, practice good
sportsmanship, safe fencing, and learn to apply the
rules of fencing. All equipment provided. Class size
limited, register early.
FENCING Grades 3-8
FENCING TEAM
Grades 4 – 12
Tryouts September 24th
Fall Season runs from
Oct-Feb
Spring Season runs
March-June
Team Fencers have the opportunity
to try all three weapons, epee, saber,
and foil; and compete in the weapon
of their choice.
Professional Training
*Fencers do not need to
fence both seasons
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FLAG FOOTBALL - Grades 1-12
Location: Hillcrest Park &
NFL Flag is a 5 on 5 proThree Bridges School
gram that provides playDate: Sat. 9/12-11/14
ers a fun and exciting opportunity to engage in
Cost: $115
non-contact, continuous
The Readington Flag Footaction while learning lesball program will start
sons in teamwork. The
their Fall Season on Sepleague is COED and
tember 12th and end Noaccepts children from
vember 14th.
The
grades 1st through 12th.
league is run in conjunction with the NFL, each
For more information or to
register for the Flag Football
program visit the website at
www.readingtonflagfootball.com
Flag Football
Coaches Meeting
Wednesday, September 9th
Readington Middle School
7:00pm
PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS
NEW Lacrosse Squirts Ages 3-5
Location: Pickell Park
Date: Sundays 9/13-10/25, 7 weeks
Time: 3:00-4:00pm
Cost: $135
Instructor: US Sports
Participants will experience all aspects of
lacrosse while playing a series of creative
and fun games.
Children will learn how to cradle, shoot,
catch, scoop and scrimmage with maximum
enjoyment. Lacrosse Squirts is a great way
to play one of America's fastest growing
sports and will encourage all involved to
become a lifelong fan of lacrosse. Every
child will be participating at all times and
the coaches will motivate all to succeed. All
equipment is provided for the Lacrosse
Squirts programs.
TENNIS SQUIRTS INFO ON PG 2
Sport Squirts Ages: 3-5
Soccer Squirts - Ages 3-5
Session I Date: Sat. 9/12-10/24, 7 weeks
Time: 12:15-1:15pm Location: Summer
Rd
Day: Saturdays 9/12-10/24, 7 weeks
Cost: $135
Session II Time: 11:00-Noon
Instructor: US Sports
Location: Summer Rd
Sport Squirts introduces children to a
new sport each week. The emphasis is
on safety, fun and learning. All Sports
are presented in a positive and relaxed
environment with an emphasis on participation, interaction, and communication.
Cost: $135
Session I Time: 9:30-10:30am
Instructor: USA Soccer
Soccer Squirts learn the fundamental skills
of soccer through a program of structured
activities, fun based games, and scrimmages. Each Soccer Squirts session focuses on
maximizing participation and learning
through a variety of fun games designed to
stimulate a child's imagination and develop
motor skills.
T-Ball Squirts Ages 3-5
Day: Sundays,9/13-10/25, 7 weeks
Location: Pickell Park
Time: 2:00-3:00pm
Cost: $135.00
Instructors: US Sports
T-Ball Squirts focuses on the funda-
mental skills of the game; including
hitting, throwing, catching and running
the bases. Our progressive T-Ball curriculum enables each child to develop
their skills, and understanding of the
game. Using safe and developmentally appropriate equipment, core components of T-Ball are learned through a
series of fun games and activities designed to reinforce fundamental skills
and incorporate game situations.
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Preseason Travel Basketball Clinics - grades 4-8
Dates: Boys Tues. 9/15 & 9/22
Girls Wed. 9/16 & 9/23
Location: RMS Cost: $10
Times:
6:15-7:15 Girls 4 & 5, Boys 4 & 5
7:15-8:15 Girls 6, Boys 6 & 7
8:15-9:15 Girls 7, Boys 8
Front & Back Gym will be used
TRAVEL BASKETBALL
TRYOUTS
USSI’s Pre Season
Basketball clinics are
ideal for travel level
9/24
players looking to
Girls 4/5/7 Boys 4/6
prepare for try-outs and
the upcoming season.
9/25
The clinics are designed
to refresh key concepts of fundamental skills and
Girls 6 Boys 5/7/8
team play including pass selection, decision making, The Travel Basketball season runs
ball handling, defensive play, transition and shooting from Oct-March. Two to three practechnique.
tices a week, with leagues and tournaments beginning in December.
*The Rec Basketball season runs from December to March for boys and girls grades K-8. Registration begins November 1st.
FRIDAY NIGHT BASKETBALL Grades K-8
Day: Fridays, 10/2-11/20 (no class 11/6) 7 weeks
Location: Grades K-3 Whitehouse School, Grades 4-8 Holland Brook School
Times: Whitehouse Grades K/1/2 6-7pm, Grades 2 /3 7-8pm
Cost: $135
Holland Brook School Grades 4-6 6-7:30pm Grades 6-8 7:30-9pm
Cost: $165
Trainers: US Sports
Ideal for children who want to learn improve their basketball skills in a low pressure, fun environment
Cost
and a great night off for mom & dad. The main focus Friday Night Basketball is to develop a well rounded understanding of the
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per exciting games and drills. Professional coaches will teach the basic techniques of dribbling, passing, shooting
game
and
defense through a series of inclusive group activities. Each week the last hour will be devoted to small sided, game realisathlete
tic scrimmages, allowing each player the chance to showcase newly learned kills during structured team play.
MEN’S BASKETBALL
MEN’S BASKETBALL
LEAGUE 30yrs+
Dates: Sept-June
Time: 6:30-9:30pm
Location: Readington Middle School
Cost: TBA
MEN’S SUNDAY
BASKETBALL 50+
Recreational league for men 30
years and older. Games are played
on Monday & Thursday nights OctoberMarch.
To register for the
league you must attend an open
gym night in September. Teams will
be selected by draft.
Dates: Sept-June
Time: 9:00-12:00
Location: Readington
Middle School
Cost: TBA
OPEN GYM
MONDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHTS
SEPTEMBER 14-OCTOBER 26 $30pp
NOV-MARCH AS SPACE PERMITS
*Must attend an open gym night to register for the Men’s League.
Sunday pick up basketball for men 50
years and older.
For more information about Sunday
Basketball or the Men’s Basketball
League call Paul McGill, 609-2828513.
Readington Recreation
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MEN’S FALL BALL
Dates: 9/14-10/29
Time: Games start at 6:15pm
Location: Pickell Park
Cost: $350 per team (must register as a team)
Games played on Monday/Tuesday/Thursday (Make up games for
rain outs on Wednesday). To register a team e-mail the Men’s Fall Ball
Coordinator Bill Wilbert [email protected]
Rutgers SAFETY Clinic
A Requirement for ALL Readington Coaches
A class is scheduled on Tuesday, October 6th at 6:30pm, in room 304 at the Readington Middle School. You must
preregister using the adult registration form on the web site to attend. The class is free for Readington Recreation
coaches, the fee is $40 for coaches from other organizations.
AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS
After School Tennis - Ages 5-9
6 Week Sessions at Whitehouse School &
Three Bridges School
Dates: Mondays, 9/14-10/19 Whitehouse
10/26-12/7 (no class 11/2)
Thursday, 9/17-10/22 Three Bridges
10/29-12/17 (no class 11/5 & 11/26)
10 and under tennis in an convenient location. Smaller courts, lighter and lower
bouncing balls, and smaller and lighter racquets make it easy and fun for our little
players to hit and play right from the start!
Class size is limited so we strongly encourage parents to register early. Equipment
provided.
Time: 3:15-4:00pm
4:15-5:00pm
GOLF LESSONS - Ages 7-15
Instructor: Firefly Tennis
Cost: $125
Beginner Lessons
Intermediate/Advanced Golf
Hillsborough Golf &
Date: Sundays, 9/13-10/18
Date: Sundays, 9/13-10/18
Country Club
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Time: 11:00-Noon
Ages: 7-15yrs
Ages: 7-15yrs
5 weeks
5 weeks
Cost: $120
Cost: $120
Introduce Fundamentals of golf;
stance, grip, alignment, putting,
chipping, iron shots, sand shots,
and drivers. We cover course
etiquette and some basic rules
of golf. This program is designed for the beginner/
intermediate player.
Review of the fundamentals of
golf; stance, grip, alignment, putting, chipping, iron shots, sand
shots, and drivers, This program
is designed for the intermediate
to advance player.
146 Wertsville, Rd.
Hillsborough, NJ
08844
Golf Professional
Bobby D’Amica
Learn to play golf on grass,
no rubber matts at this
fabulous facility.
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FITNESS
Isshinryu Karate Classes
Days: Wed., 9/16-10/28, 7 weeks
Days: Thursdays Cost: $15pp annually
Location: Pickell Park
Runs 9/17/15-6/30/16
Time: 9:30-10:30am
Location: Holland Brook School
Take part in one of the country’s newest aerobic
fitness trends! Cardio Tennis provides a full body
workout by combining, simple body strength activities with a range of tennis skills, all in a fun, social
environment. No tennis experience is necessary take part,
simply the desire to stay in shape and have fun on the tennis
court.
Children 6:30-8:00pm, Adults 7-8:30pm
While building a better attitude towards
yourself and others, you automatically build
self confidence and enhance your selfesteem. Our instructors teach respect, self
discipline, and honor. You must preregister
to take this class. Offered September-June.
SELF DEFENSE CLASS
Self Defense Classes
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Days: Monday, 10/5-11/23
Cost: $15pp
Teens 11-17 6:30-7:30pm
Adults 17+ 7:30-8:30
Taught by Shihan Tom Lloyd, a 6th Degree
Black Belt and his assistant instructors.
This 8 week class will cover a variety of
topics including:
Aerobic Exercise-Core Strength
Footwork-Balance & Agility
Recognizing possible dangerous situations and how to avoid them
Social media including Facebook, Twitter and
Instagram
Online Security
Knowing your surroundings
Following your senses
Defense techniques against simple attacks including choke holds, grabs, dragging and pulling
Defense techniques against sexual assault
Falls and rolls
Dealing with bullying
Dealing with situations that may come up in
school, at parties, at the mall or in a bar
How to safely leave these areas and get home
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Location: Holland Brook School
Cost: $140
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GREAT KITCHENS
La Casa Bianca
Attending a Great Kitchen at La Casa Bianca
is more than a cooking demonstration, it is a
Date: November 16th
complete dining experience. Chef Paul Liscio
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
always goes out of his way to provide a class
Registration Fee: $10
you will long remember. Enjoy a fabulous
Ingredients fee $40 CASH meal, while you receive expert instruction
payable that evening.
and recipes you can take home and use to
restaucreate your own gourmet celebration! New
We invite you to join us inside the great
rants of our area for cooking instruction, recipe
sharing, extraordinary meals, and great company!!
Menu each Session, November class will feature
holiday recipes.
SPECIAL EVENTS
HALLOWEEN
CELEBRATION
Date: Sat. Oct. 31st, rain
date Sunday, Nov. 1st
Trunk or Treating (treats
provided by the car owners)
Tricky Trunk Contest for the
most original and best
dressed vehicles.
Tricky
Time: 2:30pm
Location: Pickell Park
Cost: $5 per child, adults free
Fun for the whole family!!
Enjoy a hay ride and pumpkin
picking, crafts, costume parade, pumpkin decorating,
inflatables and much more.
Costume Parade for children
ages PreK-5th with prizes for
the most creative, scariest,
best looking, and funniest
costume at each age level.
After the parade children in
costumes are invited to go
Trunk participants need to
preregister their vehicle and
get a parking number by
calling Patti at 908-2951129.
Volunteers needed to help
judge contests, assist with
crafts, and serving refreshments. Any individual or
group such as scouts who
would like to help with this
event please contact Patti at
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