News from Parks and Rec

The fall/winter brochure is now available! The fall/winter brochure is inserted in this week’s issue of the Shelburne News. You can also pick up a copy in our office or on our website at  Watch for upcoming registration deadlines so your family doesn’t miss out on the fun!

Kindergarten soccer registration deadline is Friday! The registration deadline Fri. Sept. 6 at 3 pm!  A fun, instructional soccer program for kindergarteners! The program curriculum includes fun ball mastery activities, interactive fundamental technical training between players and exciting small-sided fun and interactive environment. It will run on Saturdays, Sept. 7-Oct. 5 at the Shelburne Community School fields from 11 am-12 pm.  The cost is $25 which includes a t-shirt and team picture.  Parent volunteer helpers are needed!  Program coordinators will be from VT Premier Soccer.

Pre-school fall Soccer “Little Strikers”: Registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 6 at 3 pm!   Designed especially for children ages 3-5 with the idea that children naturally want to have fun!  We’ll include age appropriate games that will let then enjoy the game and learn basic skills without putting pressure on winning or competition.  They’ll also learn to work cooperatively with other children. This program will run on Saturdays, Sept. 7-Oct. 5 from 12:15-1:15pm at the Shelburne Community School fields.  The fee is $50 and will be run by VT Premier Soccer Coaches.  Register through the Parks and Recreation department.

Fall Golf Clinic: Mike Bailey, Kwiniaska’s PGA Pro, will instruct this quick review of all the basic strokes, clubs, and fundamentals.  This clinic is aimed at students who have taken previous golf instruction. The Clinic date is Sat., Sept. 21 from 2-4pm for kids in Grades 2-6.  The fee is $30 and will be held at Kwiniaska Golf Club.  An adult clinic will be held on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 2-4 pm for grade 7-adult.  Pre-registration is required and space is limited so don’t miss out!

Playground Bootcamp! Challenge yourself to become more fit at Shelburne Beach playground.  We’ll use the park equipment as props for cardio conditioning, fat burning, and muscle shaping.  Boost your metabolism, tighten your abs, and sculpt your arms and legs on the climbing gyms, ladders, bars, poles and slides. Exercises will be adapted to each participant’s fitness levels and abilities.  You’ll be too busy having fun to notice that you’re burning loads of calories and toning every inch!  Sept. 24-Oct 31, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30-9:30 am for $175. (Rain site will be Shelburne Town Gym).  This class will be instructed by Janet Franz, certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor.

Fall Drawing with Young Rembrandts: Students will strengthen their artistic rendering skills by drawing detailed compositions. They will travel back in time to the age of the pharaohs to illustrate a decorative Egyptian headdress.  Students will also celebrate the fall season through an introduction to warm and cool colors.  This class will be held on Wednesdays from 3-4 pm, from Sept. 25-Oct. 30 in the Shelburne Community School Art Room for kids in grades K-5.  The Class fee is $70.

Adult Leagues Starting This Week! Men’s Basketball, Adult Volleyball, and Table Tennis.  Check our website for league schedules, details and fees.  Pre-registration is required.

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