Parks and Rec News

The Fall/Winter Brochure is now available: You can get a copy in our office or on our website at http://www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. Watch for upcoming registration deadlines.

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. Sat., Sept. 21, 2-4 pm for kids in grades 2-6. The class 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. $30 Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

Beginner White Belt Karate: This program will help children develop their self-esteem, focus their energy and develop character while learning safety techniques an awareness skills through basic Shotokan Karate Techniques. Focus will be placed on developing hand-eye coordination, balance and mental focus, leadership and partnership skills, setting and obtaining goals while building self-confidence. (Fee does not include uniform) Parents are welcome and encouraged to join with their kids (family discount offered). This program is for kids ages six and up, Thursdays from Sept. 19-Oct. 24 from 5:30-6:30 pm in the Town Gym. $50.

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, 8:30-9:30 am. $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. Travel back in time to the age of the pharaohs to illustrate a decorative Egyptian headdress and celebrate the fall season through an introduction to warm and cool colors. Wednesdays, 3-4 pm, *Sept. 25-Oct. 30 (incorrect date in the brochure) in the Shelburne Community School Art Room for kids in grades K-5. $70.

Adult Leagues: Men’s Basketball, Adult Volleyball, and Table Tennis. Check the website for league schedules, details, and fees. Pre-registration is required.

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