Soccer Madness “Soccercise” Program – Soccer Madness “ Soccercise” program for girls and boys 3 ½ to 5 years old (age determined by first day of class). Explore a combination of soccer and exercise. Learn basic soccer skills through unique games and fun activities. Parents are welcome to participate in the fun and games with the children. Parents that do participate must sign their name to the release agreement on their child’s registration form. All children will receive a t shirt and ball for participating. Dino Rocco former Newington High School Girl’s Varsity Assistant Coach and a Berlin Youth Soccer coach will conduct the program. The program will be held at the Berlin Community Center, Multi-purpose Room, is one hour long and meets twice a week for 6 weeks. The minimum number of participants is eight or more and the maximum class size is fifteen. Fee for residents will be $85 and for non residents $95. Monday and Wednesday 1 to 2 p.m. February 7 – March 21, 2012
Program #414408A Deadline to register is January 27, 2012 by 1:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Inc., Berlin Community Center - Mondays, February 6 – March 26, 2012- No class February 20. Seven weeks. Grades K – 2: 4:15 to 5 p.m. Grades 3 – 6: Acting: 5:05 to 5:55 p.m. Some of the things that will be covered: Theater games concentration exercises, voice and speech, improvisational exercises, acting terminology, sense memory, subtext, stage skills and script work. Classes will also offer exciting activities for the more experienced participant as well! Fee for each class is $90 for residents, $100 for non-residents to register by mail, or $87 for residents on line or by phone, non residents $97. Two classes must run one after the other for programs to be offered. There is a minimum of 7 and a limit of 22 for each class. Registration accepted by Performing Arts Inc., only. To register online go to www.town.berlin.ct.us Department & Officials then Parks & Recreation and look for link in program information, or go directly to www.performingartsprograms.biz, to get reduced price. Each individual registration needs to be entered separately. Enter coupon code PAPCLASS at checkout for each individual. By phone: (860) 432-9890, or by mail: Performing Arts Program, Inc., P.O. Box 633, South Windsor, CT 06074. Registration forms for mail registration are available at the Berlin Parks and Recreation Department. Performing Arts Programs, Inc. accepts VISA, American Express, Master Card, PayPal and Discover for online or phone registrations. All refund requests follow the Berlin Parks and Recreation Department policy listed in the winter brochure with the following exceptions, funds for refunds will be issued by Performing Arts Programs, Inc. fees paid by credit card will be refunded by credit card, exceptions to refund policy will be made jointly by Performing Arts Programs Inc. and the Director of Berlin Parks and Recreation. If joint decision cannot be made then decision will be sole decision of Director of Berlin Parks and Recreation Dept.
Red Cross Babysitting course – is for youths 11 years old and up will help prepare students to supervise children in the absence of parents or guardians. This course offer the youths the opportunity to develop skills in leadership and professionalism, learn how to take care of children from infants up to school age, child development, basic care, simple cooking and crafts, safety, safe play and first aid. Students will receive a babysitting manual and a certificate (upon successfully completing the course). Babysitting Instructor: Terri Noyes. Fee for residents is $55 and non residents $65. Class will be held at the Berlin Community Center.
Class 1: January 24 and 31 – 5 to 8:15 p.m. Program #423001A
Class 2: February 22 and 29 – 5 to 8:15 p.m. Program #423001B
The Parks and Recreation Department is offering the following programs for children starting in February. Registrations are being taken now at the Parks and Recreation Department, 230 Kensington Rd.
Exploring Dance – Will be held on Fridays at the Community Center. Children experience the enjoyment of ballet, tap, jazz and tumbling through creative movement during this 30–minute class. For 3-5 year olds from 3:45 to 4:15 p.m. Classes start on February 3 and the fee is $40 for residents, $50 for non-residents, for 6 classes.
Dance Beginnings – Will be held on Friday’s at the Community Center. Children discover and create dances while learning the elements of ballet, tap, jazz and tumbling during this 45–minute class. For 5-7 year olds from 4:15-5 p.m. Classes start on February 3 for 6 classes. Fee is $40 for residents, $50 for non-residents.
Me and My Dad – Dad’s, this a chance for you to participate with your child for a fun filled, active class. Each class will be filled with activities and games. For 3 & 4 year olds (age determined by first class). Program will be held at the Community Center from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on Saturday mornings starting February 4 for 6 classes. Fee is $50 for residents and $60 for non-residents.
Art for Two – Parent/Child art class – Come make a craft with your kids. For grades K-2 on Saturday, February 11 from 10 to 11 a.m. A Valentine’s Day themed craft will be featured. Class will be held at the Berlin Community Center. Fee is $15 for residents and $25 for non-residents (price includes cost for materials).