Parks and Recreation Winter Programs

Parks and Recreation winter program update and upcoming programs.

There have been many changes in the winter programming for Parks and Recreation programs.  Please visit our website for the most current information on program times, dates and locations.  Also, please continue to call our cancellation line (203-339-6106) for cancellations as well as program updates/changes.

Our Zumba and Zumba Toning classes are being held at the Monroe Senior Center.  The Mon/Wed morning session of Yoga will be at the Stevenson Fire House #2.  The Mon/Thur evening session of Yoga will be held in the Children's Library (craft room).  The Parks and Recreation Department is very thankful to have these locations to continue offering our programs.

For details and to register for the following Parks and Recreation programs, go to monroerec.org. 

Parent and Child Aquatics teaches basic water safety for both parents & children (ages 2-4)  and helps young children become comfortable in the water so they are willing and ready to learn to swim. These basic skills include adjusting to the water environment, showing comfort while maintaining a front or back position in the water and demonstrating breath control, including blowing bubbles or voluntarily submerging under water. Session 2 will be held Saturdays starting 2/23 through 3/16 from 11:30-12:00.  Register by 2/20.  Fee is $60 residents/$70 non-residents. 

Pre-school Aquatics gives young children (ages 4-5) a positive, developmentally appropriate aquatic learning experience that emphasizes water safety, survival and foundational swimming concepts. Skills are age-appropriate, helping participants achieve success on a regular basis while in a class environment with their peers.  Session 2 will be held Saturdays starting 2/23 through 3/16 from 12:00-12:30.  Register by 2/20.  Fee is $60 residents/$70 non-residents. 

Creative Illustrations (drawing and painting class) is for children in grades 1-5.  Children will create art with an emphasis on learning to draw. They will draw detailed pictures, many using characters from their favorite books. Use of different mediums such as oil pastels, acrylic paint and charcoal will be explored. Each piece will be frame worthy!  Session 2 will meet Wednesdays from 4-5:00 starting 2/20 through 3/27.  Fee is $45. 

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