February 19, 2020

East Providence Recreation Announces Winter/Spring 2020 Programs


Registration begins January 2nd. Register by calling 401-433-6360. All programs are held at the Senior Center, 610 Waterman Ave. unless otherwise noted. Fees apply where noted. Participants must obtain center membership: 1 year:  Ages 6-17, $25 / Age 18+, $50 / Age 55+, $25

Creative Dance:

Ages 2-4 / Saturday 9:30am -10:15pm / $40 p/month / Jan. 11 – May 23. (No class 2/22, 4/11, & 4/18) For kids who are ready to be on their own, but if they still need a parent present, that’s ok too! Basic fundamentals of ballet, tap, jazz, tumbling, balancing, imagination, rhythm and movement. Please wear athletic or dance attire, bare feet or ballet slippers.

Creative Tumbling:
Ages 3-5/ Saturday 10:30am -11:15am/ $40 p/month/ Jan. 11 – May 23. (No class 2/22, 4/11, & 4/18) This class is designed for children who are ready to tumble on their own. Here children will learn basic tumbling and gymnastics fundamentals, balancing, imagination, balance beam, floor, rhythm and movement. Children will learn playground and gymnastics safety as well as fine and gross motor skills.

Pre Tap/ Ballet Dance: Ages 3-6/ Wednesday 4:30 – 5:15pm/ $40 p/month/ January 8 – May 20. (No class 2/19 & 4/15)
Students will work on the foundations of tap & ballet. Children will build confidence in their skills so they can move to the next level with ease and learn how to have fun in a class setting.

After School Fun:

Ages 6-14 Mon - Fri. 3 - 7pm (included with membership) Afterschool time at the Rec. features a fun atmosphere for youth. Activities include sport competitions, games, crafts, cooking, computers, homework help, community service projects and more! * Fees may apply to some activities.

Teen Weight Training:
Coed Ages 13-15 / M, W & F 4 - 6pm

Youth Basketball: Coed Ages 6-14 / Wed. / Beginners 6:30- 7:30pm; Intermediates 7:30 – 8:30pm. $36 per child. Jan. 22 – March 18, (No class 2/19) Held at Waddington Elementary school, 101 Legion way.

Youth Basketball League: Ages 12- 16 (Co-ed) / $45 per child
League provides a chance for players to hone their skills, advance to higher levels and learn good sportsmanship and teamwork. Games held on Saturdays, 3 - 6pm at Riverside Middle, 179 Forbes St. January 11 - March 28 (No games 2/15 & 2/22)
Registration ends at try outs, Jan. 4th, 3-4:30pm

Tumbling: Ages 4-6 Mini Tumbling: Wednesday 5:20pm - 6:05pm Ages 7-14; Petite Tumbling: Wednesday 6:10 –6:55pm $40 p/month January 8th - May 20 * no class 2/19 & 4/15 Tumbling teaches basic tumbling, gymnastics and dance skills from rolls to back handsprings to leaps and turns. The class curriculum is designed to teach each student at their own individual pace and skill level.

Youth Dance:
Hip Hop:
Ages 5+ Thursday 4:30 - 5:15pm; Petite Tap & Ballet: Ages 7+ Thursday 5:20 - 6:05pm; Petite Tap & Jazz; Ages 7+ Thursday 6:10 - 6:55pm $40 p/ month
January 9th - May 21st, (No class 2/20 & 2/16).

Sewing Workshops:
Ages 7-12 $40 per session Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm January 7-28
Beginner class where children will learn many techniques and concepts of sewing while having fun creating one of a kind pieces! Includes materials for 1st project. Space is limited.

Kreative Kitchen:
Ages 8-14 (co-ed) 4wks $20
Thursday 4:30-5:30pm January 23 - February 13
Kids how to make their own after school “smart snacks” at home! Space is limited.

Soccer Skills & Drills:
Tuesdays, Session I: January 14 - February 11; Session II: February 25 - March 24.
Ages 6-9, 6:30-7:30 pm / Ages 10-12, 7:30-8:30pm. Held at Waddington Elementary school 101 Legion Way. Coaching staff of the Revolution Academy will design training sessions that allow for creativity, individuality and imagination. Players will be encouraged to train and play with freedom in a unique environment. Focus will be on moves, ball mastery, fake, feints, finishing and speed of play. Space is Limited

School Vacation Day Camp:
$12 per day per child Winter Day Camp: February 18, 19, 20, 21;
Spring Day Camp: April 13, 14,15, 16, 17. Day camps are offered at the Rec Center from 9am - 5pm during school vacation for youth members ages 6-12 (not all days offered). Activities include games, sports, art & crafts and special events. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Kids Night Out:
Ages 6-12 Friday 6-9pm $6 per date January 17, February 14, March 13 and April 3. Parents can enjoy their night out knowing that their children are at the Rec Center enjoying a supervised night full of fun games and crafts! Pizza and drinks provided. Limited space, pre-registration required.

Fit Mix:

Led by Karen Ramos-Boyd. Monday 6 - 7pm $5 per class.
Mixture of cardio, weights, bands and more to help you get a balanced workout while allowing you to set your own pace.

Hatha Yoga:
Led by Kathy Ashton CYT200. Tuesdays 6-7:30pm/ $12 per class when purchased on a monthly basis. $14 walk-in. Please bring your own non-slip mat.

Led by Daoist Master Li Thursday 6:30-7:30pm, 30 for the 4 classes. January 16, 23, 30 and February 6.

Crescent Park Looff Carousel Fundraiser:
Saturday, February 29, 2020, from 6-8 pm at the Brightridge Club, 59 Brightridge Ave. Pasta Dinner benefiting the Depot Project at the historic Crescent Park Carousel! Dinner includes salad, pasta, meatballs and bread and butter. Cash bar and raffle available.  Ticket Prices: Ages 13 and older, $12; Ages 6-12, $6. Children 5 and under eat free.  Tickets may be purchased at the office located at 610 Waterman Ave. or online at Crescentparkcarousel.org

To register or for more information please call the Recreation Center at 401-433-6360.


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