Sports and Recreation Programs: Winter 2011
Open to Scituate & Out-of-Town Families; Please Register Now!
We welcome out-of-town registrations based on providers’ guidelines. All recreation programs follow the policies and procedures of that provider. You must register with that program provider to participate.
Scituate Recreation Department
Mailing Address: 600 Chief Justice Cushing Highway,
Office: Scituate High School (next to tennis courts)
To register, call 781-545-8738
Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm Mon-Thurs, Closed Friday
$5.00 additional fee applies for out-of-town registration.
Registration must be in person or by mail to the address above; no phone registrations allowed. For information call 781-545-8738.
All-Stars Basketball Location: Wampatuck Gym
Participants will be taught the fundamentals of basketball through basic drills. Skills will be developed on an individual basis and athletes will be challenged to improve on a weekly basis. A non-competitive, well-organized game will be played every week. (This program will provide facilitative assistance for children with special needs. Students who enjoy a non-competitive sports activity are also encouraged to attend.) Mike Connor will coach this program. We ask that you register your child well in advance. If you register your child within 10 days of the program start date, your child's start date may be delayed one week to assure proper staffing. Children will be grouped accordingly and you will be notified of the time slot.
Saturdays, 5 weeks, January 8 to February 11
Program is open to children in K through grade 8.
Fee: $80 per child (1012.301)
All-Stars Karate (New!) Location: Scituate Recreation's Multi-Purpose Room
A karate program designed to meet the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional needs of its participants. (This program will provide facilitative assistance for children with special needs. Students who would enjoy a less formal martial arts curriculum are also encouraged to attend.) Students who participate in a karate program exhibit increased mobility, memorization and self-esteem. Programs are designed to help children improve: balance and coordination; strength, physical and motor skills; self defense; awareness and attention and patience and determination. We ask that you register your child well in advance. If you register your within 10 days of the program start date, your child's start date may be delayed one week to ensure proper staffing. Children will be grouped accordingly and you will be notified of the time slot.
Saturday Mornings, 8 weeks, February 12 to April 9 (no class February 19)
Fee $80 per child (1014.301)
All Stars Yoga Location: Scituate Recreation's Multi-Purpose Room
Gita Brown, MM, MT-BC, is offering an 8-week program for children with special needs. This therapeutic method of Yoga was developed by the world renowned Sonia Sumar over 30 years ago, and has grown to international acclaim. This style of yoga is gentle, safe, and requires no special equipment. By practicing this style of yoga, students realize benefits which include mindfulness, concentration, physical ease, emotional balance, and ultimately peace of mind and happiness. Students will participate in five essential yoga practices: music, breathing practices, cleansing practices, body postures, and deep relaxation. Populations served include, but are not limited to: individuals with Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Delays, Neurological Disorders, Epilepsy, Spina Bifida, and other physical and mental developmental challenges. Students in wheelchairs are welcome to attend, as are non-verbal students. Please wear loose and comfortable clothing, dressing in layers is recommended. Maximum of 6 participants allowed
Tuesdays, 8 weeks, January 11 to March 8, 3:30-4:15 (no class February 22)
Fee $80 per child (1500.303)
Please note that the two other Scituate Recreation Teen/Child Programs are being offered free this cycle due to the SPS "Live Well" PEP Grant. This program was not included at this time in those offerings, since it is a thoroughly specialized curriculum with a much lower student ratio. If you rather access the free offering, please contact Scituate Recreation at 781-545-8738.
359 Gannett Rd, North Scituate
To register, call 781-545-2813 - All slots filled
Funtastics is continuing to offer its terrific gymnastics class designed especially for CORSE on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30-4:15. This will be the third year this successful program will be run. This class is targeted for students in Kindergarten and up.
The program will be taught by
Patti Miller, Owner and Director of Funtastics, and her staff. This fun learning environment provides children the opportunity to:
• Gain gross motor mobility
• Have exposure to a variety of sensory
• Participate in positive peer interactions
• Follow instructions in a supportive and
• Encourage overall fitness
Tuesday afternoons from 3:30-4:15
Contact Funtastics for registration Fees