Kent Park and Recreation notes
Published 7:06 pm, Wednesday, May 4, 2011
The Kent Park and Recreation Department is offering a variety of programs.
Office hours on the second floor at town hall are Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Program registration forms are available outside the office weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For information, call Director Lesly Ferris at 860-927-1003, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or check the department website, www.kentctparkandrecreation.com, which includes program information, registration forms, scheduling and links to other community and regional organizations.
Yoga Fitness Fusion
Bonnie Jo Cheron instructs sessions blending yoga and pilates Thursdays from 5:45 to 7 p.m. at the Community House on North Main Street (Route 7). Cost is $75 for six meetings or $15 per class.
Ballet and jazz dance classes for youths aged 4 to sixth grade and jazz and tap for adults are offered at the Community House, directed by former Rockettes and Broadway dancer Jeri Kansas at the Community House. Pre-registration is required.
Registration for Camp Kent, the town's summer recreation camp for youths entering grades 1-8 in the fall, will open May 18 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the recreation office on a first come, first served basis to Kent residents, then parents who work in Kent and then non-residents. Parents/guardians may register only their own children. Signup will then be offered during the rec office hours or by phone.
Camp sessions will meet weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from June 27 to Aug. 19 at Emery Park. Among the features are sports and games, arts and crafts, swimming and weekly themes.
Cost is $85 per week per child for residents and $105 per week per child for non-residents. A $5 discount is given to a second child or more in the same family attending the same week. A one-week deposit is expected at registration.
A luncheon program for residents aged 60 and older is offered Fridays at noon at the Senior Center along Swifts Lane, with meals provided by The Kent. A $2 donation is suggested for lunch. For reservations, call 860-927-4627.
Kent seniors are welcome to dine at New Milford Hospital daily from 4 to 6 p.m. Reservations must be made by 2 p.m. that day by calling 860-210-7470.
Blood pressure screenings for residents aged 60 and older are available the first Wednesday of each month from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Senior Center along Swifts Lane.