SANDOWN — Sandown Recreation offers the following activities taking place at the Ed Garvey Recreation Facility located at 25 Pheasant Run Drive in Sandown (unless otherwise noted).
BALL ROOM DANCE: Registration is now open for the ten-week Sunday evening fall session of the popular Ballroom Dance class with dance instructor Bill Vanderhoof. Beginner I, Beginner II and Intermediate classes are offered September 22 though December 8. Beginners with no experience will comfortably ease into the steps to the Foxtrot, Rhumba, Swing and Merengue. Those with prior ballroom dance experience are welcome to register for Beginner II or Intermediate class. The cost is $115.00 per resident couple and $125.00 non-resident. Registration is by couple only and your partner may be anyone age 16 or older.
SENIOR LINE DANCE: The six-week fall session of Senior Line Dance takes place on Tuesday mornings, September 17– October 22, from 9:30-10:30 a.m., with instructors Kathy and Tom who will guide you through the easy-to-learn steps. Join the fun and get a little exercise too. The cost is $10.00 for residents and $12.00 for non-residents. No partner is needed. For Sandown seniors, who may be experiencing financial hardship, please speak with the recreation director. Requests are treated confidentially.
ARCHERY: When was the last time you tried something different and fun? “Archery in Motion, LLC” of Concord will provide two levels of Olympic Style Target Archery for anyone ages 8 through senior citizen on Mondays from September 9 - September 30. Beginner Class takes place from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and Advanced Basic from 6:00-7:00 p.m. National Archery Association Certified Instructors will teach participants the basic fundamentals of shooting target archery while focusing on safety and form. The Beginner Class is for those with little or no experience and those who would like to brush up on their skills. Advanced Basic Class is for those who have taken the Beginner Class and are looking to keep improving their skills. Archery can be a life long sport for anyone of any age. The cost is $60.00 for residents and $65.00 for non-residents with a $5.00 discount for additional members from the same immediate family. Sandown seniors 60 and older pay $55.00 per participant. Fee includes instruction and equipment use.
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM: Did you know it is a proven fact that daily exercise for children helps fight diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity? Did you know that children between the ages of 5 and 12 should be getting a minimum of one hour of exercise per day? You could easily add two hours of physical activity to your child’s week in a fun and exciting way by checking out the 6-week “After School Program”. Program is open to students in Grades 1-5 with staff from our summer recreation program. Children in Grades 1-3 participate on Fridays, September 20 through October 28, from the end of the school day until 5:00 p.m. at Sandown North. Children in Grades 4 and 5 participate on Mondays September 16 through October 28 at Sandown Central. The cost is $35.00 per child for residents and $40.00 for non-residents.
All payments are by check or money order only made payable to Sandown Recreation. No cash is accepted. Please contact the recreation office at 887-1872 to check space availability for any activity. Please visit www.sandown.us for all program information and registration forms or contact the office at: email@example.com All registrations need to be received one-week prior to the first class. Late registrations are subject to $5.00 late fee. Space is limited for all programs.