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 or check the department website, www.kentctparkandrecreation.com, which includes program information, registration forms, scheduling and links to other community and regional organizations.

Commission alternate

Applications are being accepted to fill an alternate seat on the Kent Recreation Commission. Meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at town hall. If interested, write to the Kent Park and Recreation Commission, P.O. Box 678, Kent, CT 06757 or e-mail parkandrec@kentct.org. For information, call 860-927-1003.

Recreation passes

Recreation passes for 2010 are $35 for residents and $65 for non-residents. There is no charge for residents aged 65 and older. Passes are sold at the Park and Rec office and at Emery Park. Passes are necessary for swimming and swim lessons at Emery Park, for tennis at Kent Common Park and for holiday ice skating.

YOUTH

After-school program

Signup is open for sessions for Center School students in grades K-6 to meet school days from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Pre-registered participants may attend on a full or part-time basis at the cost of $9 per day including snack. The program features homework time, indoor and outdoor activities, games, sports and arts and crafts. Handbooks and registration forms are available at town hall or by calling the Park and Rec office at 860-927-1003.

Youth dance

`Tots and taps' and other tap and creative dance classes are available in coming weeks, directed by former Rockettes and Broadway dancer Jeri Kansas at the Community House.

ADULT

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 will be $75 for six meetings through March 11 or $15 per class.

Evening yoga

Sessions meet Thursdays from 5:45 to 7 p.m. at the Community House on North Main Street. Cost is $75 for six weeks or $15 per class. Registration may be made at the Park and Rec office.

`Group Power' fitness

Liz Zangrillo instructs full-body workouts at the Community House in sessions meeting Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. at the cost of $75 for four weeks or $10 per class. Signup is available at the Park and Rec office or at class.