Thursday, April 17, 2014

 

Recreation Commission

MISSION

The purpose of the Recreation Commission to promote the general welfare of the community by providing recreational activities for children and other citizens of the Town of Woodstock.

For information about Camp Nahaco and their 2014 summer day camp, click here.

For information about Red Cross Swim Lessons at our Town Beach on Pond Factory in North Woodstock, click here.

MEETING SCHEDULE

The full Recreation Commission meets monthly, usually on the second Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m.  See the blue Calendar tab (above) for upcoming meetings. Special Subcommittee meetings are scheduled as needed. Agendas and minutes are available at the Town Hall and on this website. Meetings are open to the public.

MEMBERSHIP

The Recreation Commission is a five member group created by the Board of Selectmen.  The terms of office are two years running concurrently with the Board of Selectmen each municipal election.

We need volunteers. Do you have great ideas?  Would you like to see new programs?  Do you have a little time? If you would like more information on how to get involved with this fun and dedicated commission, call us at 860-315-5175.

CURRENT MEMBERS

  • Stephen Adams, Chairperson
  • Craig Schuler, Vice Chairperson
  • Otto Anderson
  • Raymond Lotter, Jr.
  • Vacancy

Recreation Director: Shannon Reynolds

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Send regular mail to: Recreation Commission, 215 Coatney Hill Road, Woodstock, CT 06281
  • Email: click HERE
  • Phone:  860-315-5175

 

RECREATION NEWS

New Recreation Park Facility: Located on Senexet Village Road (Behind the Beeches Real Estate off Route 171):  Soccer field, walking trail, and basketball court.  For more information contact the Recreation Department.

 

ONGOING PROGRAMS

 

 KarateAmerican Kenpo Karate: This program is based on the original program offered at Brian Walsh's American Martial Arts Training Academy.  Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursday at Bungay Firehouse, 1256 Route 171, West Woodstock. There are three times based on age groups:  Ages 5-10 at 5:30 - 6:15 p.m., Ages 11-14 at 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. and Ages 15 - Adult at 7:15 - 8:30 p.m.  Monthly Fees are $75 pp (both days per week) or $65 pp (one day per week).

 

2013 RECREATION PROGRAMS AND TRIPS

 

Volleyball2013 - 2014 Co-Ed Adult Volleyball:  Monday evenings at 7:30 pm at the Woodstock Academy Field House.  Session II will take place from February 24 through June 9, 2014. Players must be at least 18 years old to participate.  The cost is $10 per person.

 

 

POUND Rockout WorkoutPOUND Rockout Workout: POUND classes are a full body cardio and conditioning class provided by Body By Design Fitness Studio. Classes are Monday evenings on April 21, 28,  May 5, 12, 19 and June 2 from 6:00-6:45 pm at the Woodstock Elementary School Gymnasium.  The cost is $50 per person for six weeks and pre-registration is preferred. The drop-in rate is $10 per class. Registration form for minors.

 

Soccer Ball2014 Spring Squirt Soccer:  Introduction to soccer for children ages 3 and 4 beginning Saturday, May 3 for six weeks from 9:00 - 9:30 am at the Woodstock Elementary School Field.  The cost is $22 per player or $35 per family.  Registration deadline has been extended through April 25, 2014. 

 

Senior StrengthSenior Strength Training Fitness Program: Seniors ages 62 and up are invited to participate in senior strength training with Terri Viani, NFPT Certified Personal Trainer, on Mondays beginning April 7 from 9:00-10:00 am at the Woodstock Town Hall, Room 1 (lower level).  The cost is $10 for all 11 classes.

 

 

 

Running2014 Memorial Day Road Race:  Come and enjoy the fun! Monday, May 26 at 9:00 am at the Woodstock Academy Field House. Pre-register by April 25 at $20. After April 25 up to and including the day of the race is $25. A portion of proceeds will be donated to the Woodstock Fuel Assistance Program.

 

 

Senior GamerWii Gaming for Woodstock Seniors The Wii Gaming System is a fun, interactive program that promotes healthy lifestyles through physical active play.  Games include tennis, bowling, golf, and dancing.  Games are played on a big screen with the use of hand held controllers.  The cost is FREE.  The program begins October 8th and is located at the Woodstock Town Hall, Lower Level, on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00 am to noon.  All participants must fill out a waiver of liability prior to using the game system.

 

 Toddler blocks2014 Toddler Time - Toddler Time is a free program for children ages 1 to 4 years, offering 30 minutes of story time, group sing-a-longs, music and instrument play and a coloring activity. The program will be held on Monday, January 6, 27, February 10, 24, March 10, 24, April 7, 21, May 5, 19 and June 2 from 10:30 - 11:00 am at the Woodstock Town Hall, Lower Level.

 

 

 

 

 


 

2014 Bus Trips

Motor Coach bus

 
 

NOTE:  To register for these programs please download the registration form. Contact Shannon Reynolds at 860-315-5175 for any additional information.

 

 

COMMUNITY CLEAN UP DAY ON WALKING TRAILS

Woodstock held a Community Clean Up Day at our new Recreation Park Walking Trails.  Nine volunteers work from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the woods, collecting two Town dump truck loads of old glass, rusty car and truck parts, tires, barrels and other trash on April 10, 2010.  Volunteers included Jeff Bartolomie, Zack Bartolomie, Christopher Bates, Laura Burke, Mackenzie Cooney, John Navarro, and Karen Fitzpatrick of Woodstock, Emily Navarro of Pomfret, and Thomas Hull of Brooklyn.

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