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Suburban Babe Ruth registration deadline is April 30: This program is for boys ages 13-15 as of April 30.  The regular season will run the month of June with approximately three games per week. Post season play will start in July. Registration fee is $90.  Registration forms can be found at or at the Recreation Office.

Intro to Shotokan karate: Sundays, 11 am-12 pm from April 28-June 9 (no class 5/5). Students will improve their balance, physical fitness, and stamina by learning the fundamentals of Shotokan Karate. Students will learn basic stances, blocks, forms, strikes, and self-defense. Parents are welcome and encouraged to join with their kids! Family discounts: first person in family pays full amount, additional family members take a $15 discount per person/per session.  For ages: 6 and up. Class fee is $50.

Intro to gymnastics: Gymnastics is a great way to develop strength, balance, flexibility, coordination, and focus! Students will learn the basic elements of floor exercise and balance beam in a fun and encouraging environment. Open to both boys and girls ages 4-6 years old. Class dates are Tuesdays, April 30-June 4 from 3-4 pm for $60 and will be held in the Shelburne Town Gym.  The class instructor is Karen Krajacek.

Adult intro to golf at Kwiniaska:  A basic intro to the game of golf for beginning adults or long time players wishing to improve fundamentals. Instruction on all aspects of the long and short game including full swing, chipping, putting, pitching, bunker play, and etiquette of the game. Clubs will be provided if needed. We reserve the right to cancel/combine classes if needed.  This class will offer two sessions both running from 5-6 pm on Thursdays. Session I will be May 9-June 6 and Session II will be June 13-July 18 (no class 7/4). The cost is $90 and will be instructed by Mike Bailey, PGA Professional.

Junior introduction to golf: For grades 1-5. Join Mike Bailey, PGA Professional, to learn the fundamentals of a game that can be played for a lifetime. Instruction will be offered on putting, chipping, pitching, sand play, and the full swing. Proper golf etiquette and good sportsmanship will be strongly promoted. Clubs can be provided for those who need them. Location: Kwiniaska Golf Practice Center.  Session fee is $70. See the Spring/Summer Brochure or our website for complete program details. Session I is Tuesdays May 7-June 4 and Session II is June 11-July 16. Grades 6 and up should register in the Adult Intro to Golf Program.

Boater safety course: This basic course is offered by the Vermont State Police and is required by Vermont law for all power boat operators on Vermont waters who were born after January 1, 1974. Instruction will include topics on boat handling, navigation, and safety requirements. Recommended for anyone 12 years and older. Participants must attend all four dates listed! Space is limited & preregistration is required. Class dates are Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 7, 9, 14, and 16 from 6-8 pm.  Class fee is $10.

Gentle Hatha yoga:  Learn basic yoga postures and posture modifications coupled with uplifting positive affirmations unique to the Ananda tradition of Hatha Yoga. This mat class is perfect for students of all levels who desire a relaxed pace and ideal for those who wish to practice yoga using a gentle approach with awareness to their own body’s needs. Beginners are welcome! Participants will need to provide their own mat.  This class will run Tuesdays from 9:15-10:15 am on April 30-June 11. The class fee is $70 and will be held in the Shelburne Town Hall. Class instructor is Sylvia Kabusk, Ananda Yoga certified.

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