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Spring Signs of Medfield Parks & Recreation Programs

Spring Signs of Medfield Parks & Recreation Programs Spring Signs of Medfield Parks & Recreation Programs

Set your sights on spring? As warmer weather makes its way to the forecast, The Medfield Parks and Recreation Department returns with an eclectic assortment of programs for youth, teens and adults. Registration for all these programs is available at the online at www.medfieldrec.com. Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming new spring programs and events:

Annual Children's Clothing and Baby Equipment Sale
Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM Pfaff Community Center, 124 North Street, Medfield, MA  02052. Admission is FREE. Purchase name brand and gently used children’s clothing up to and including size 14. Items include woman’s maternity clothes, baby equipment and furniture, such as cribs, dressing tables, high chairs, dressers, strollers, potty seats, etc. We may also have bikes, skates, skateboards, hockey equipment, baseball bats & gloves, football equipment, tennis rackets, golf equipment, and ski equipment (w/brake bindings only).  Medfield residents may sell your gently used children’s clothing or equipment.  Volunteers are greatly needed!  The benefit of volunteering is unlimited pre-sale shopping privileges!  You must be a Medfield resident to volunteer.  Contact Jim Snyder at 508-359-2715 or via medfieldpr@comcast.net if you are interested in volunteering. 

Shoot for it! Previous experience not required. Learn the fundamentals of archery including safety, proper shooting form, range procedures and scoring. All equipment will be provided. Sessions will be led by USA Archery certified instructors. Program co-sponsored by On the Mark Archery. Visit www.onthemarkarchery.com for additional information.  

BLAST Babysitting
Are you a teen who enjoys kids and wants to make money babysitting? This 3.5 hour course covers how to handle and react responsibly to medical emergencies and injuries, perform first aid for common childhood injuries and illnesses, entertain with games and songs and set-up your own babysitting business.

Budding Chefs - Cooking Class
Chase the kids out of your kitchen into ours! Each four week session explores a different meal of the day. Start with breakfast, move to lunch, follow up with dinner and finish with snacks. Each junior chef will be sent home with recipes to show off their culinary skills at the end of each session. Program led by experienced Kindergarten educators Valerie Velardo and Ana Conneely.

Junior & Adult Tennis Lessons
Shape up your serve? Join Dick Waterfall tennis instructors to learn the fundamentals, proper technique and strokes. No previous experience required. Lessons are designed for beginner through intermediate skilled players. Participants will be grouped by age for each session. 

 Your First 5K
Ever thought about becoming a runner? ‘Your First 5K’ offers training to get you off the couch, away from the desk and ready to run a 5K (3.1 miles).  Evolve from walker to runner in this 10 week program for beginners. Participants will meet as a group once a week and provided instructions for individually running other days of the week. Sessions will be followed by stretching and advice about running and nutrition.

Zumba Kids & Zumba Kids Jr.
Bring the rhythm! Zumba® Kids and Zumba Kids Jr.® offers the ultimate dance-fitness party for youth ages 4 through 11. Classes feature age-appropriate music and moves that get kids movin’ to the beat. It’s all about feeling fearless on the dance floor, reinforcing the idea that it’s okay to just be yourself and dance like no one’s watching. Classes are led by certified Zumba Kids & Kids Jr. Instructor Lisa Kohne.

Adult Fitness
Adult Fitness classes have been reformatted on medfieldrec.com and are now one click away. Medfield Recreation returns with an expanded list of Adult Fitness offerings to meet your fitness needs.  Don’t miss Body Sculpting and new Saturday offerings of Tai Chi and Step, Strength and Stretch taught by experienced Fitness Instructor Jennifer Jacques. Meghan Collins also returns with another round of Zumba. Adults of all ages and fitness levels are welcome.  

Youth Sports
The warm weather also brings the start of spring sports. The Pre-K and Kinder Soccer league begins on Saturday, May 3 with all games held at McCarthy Park on Hospital Road. Registration is open and will close on Tuesday, April 29.

Kinder T-Ball will be now be held on Wednesday afternoons; starting May 7 at 5:30pm. All games will be played at McCarthy Park. Registration will close on April 30 in order to finalize rosters and team schedules.

The half day Munchkin Multi-Sport program returns led by the professionals at John Smith Sports. Participants ages 2 to 4 are introduced to a variety of sports including soccer, t-ball, turf hockey, lacrosse, flag football, hula hoops and more. The program is held Monday and Friday mornings at McCarthy Park. Spring registration has been opened for many of our school calendar classes and programs, from CrossFit, to Kindergarten Fun Club, Karate, Kid’s Night Out and One day Wonders. Select a spot in your preferred program today.

Summer Camp information has been posted on medfieldrec.com. Registration is now open for our Adventure, Discovery, Summer Drama, Soccer Camps and Wicked Cool for Kids Science offerings. This is just a brief overview of some of our classes, new and returning, that will be offered this spring. We strive to provide programs responsive to the broad range of interests and ages within our community. For additional information, call 508-359-2715 or scan the attached QR Code image.

Or contact Program Coordinator Kayode Lewis via email medfieldpr@comcast.net

The recreation office is located inside the Pfaff Center at the corner of North and Dale Streets. Feel free to stop in and visit us anytime!

Medfield Parks & Recreation Staff 

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