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Tuesday March 26, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Line Dancing with Cheryl - Line Dancing with Cheryl
Need a New form of exercise that is fun and helps with the body and mind? Come join us line dancing! Line dancing is not difficult once you know the basics.  Each dance is the same steps in a different order to different music.Do you know how and haven't been on the dance floor lately?  Come join us! This class is made for folks who have done some dancing and are familiar with basic steps such as: grape vine, shuffle, kick ball change, jazz box, lock steps, weaves, and other goodies.  We are a group of 15-25 (depending on the time of year) mostly female dancers age 60s-80s. We dance to all kinds of music, country, oldies, and some new stuff. We do boot scootin' stuff, contemporary stuff, as well as waltzes and occasional tango! Line dancing is good for your body and your mind. We need to keep the brain cells as active as the muscles! Think of it as doing a puzzle, math, memory games and sweating!  You can't burn calories doing crosswords and sudoko! Come on in!Drop in program.  This is a co-ed class for adults.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Noontime Adult Basketball - Noontime Adult Basketball
Adult basketball pick up games.  Must have completed high school to participate.
 
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM    After School Nerf - After School Nerf
Tactical Nerf Class: Grades 3rd-5thTactical Nerf introduces children to the exciting arena of competitive Nerf play. Various Nerf missions will provide them with the opportunity to learn critical thinking, team building, good sportsmanship and get plenty of exercise.  Basic missions will be the focus of this session such as Elimination and Capture the Flag, Freeze Tag, Hunger Games, Wingman and more.  Our Tactical Nerf operators will guide the recruits through each mission.  Our focus is on fun and safety. Protective Eyewear, Team Jersey, guns and ammo will be provided.  Kids will be given the opportunity to test fire the latest Nerf weapons as they are released (as individual skill level allows).Tactical Nerf Class New Class: Grade 6-8 This advanced class is designed to teach advanced tactics used in team play. Focus is on the individual and team tactics used to plan and execute successful missions against the opposing team. All participants are required to come to class proficient in using Nerf magazine, clip feed, battery powered Nerf Blasters. Class requires a minimum of 6 and maximum of 10. Come out and battle your friends for total Nerf domination!Program Name: Afterschool NerfProgram Age/Grade Group: Grade 3-5 and Grade 6-8Program Date: Tuesdays; March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2Program Time: Grade 6-8 2:15-3:15 pm, Grade 3-5 3:15-4:15 pmProgram Location: Skehan Recreation CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 6Program Registration Maximum: 14Program Registration Deadline: February 26, 2019Program Fee Hampden Resident: $45.00 per sessionProgram Fee Non Resident: $50.00 per sessionProgram $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: February 27, 2019Program Equipment/Supplies Required: sneakers that have not been worn to the gym
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    After School Nerf - After School Nerf
Tactical Nerf Class: Grades 3rd-5thTactical Nerf introduces children to the exciting arena of competitive Nerf play. Various Nerf missions will provide them with the opportunity to learn critical thinking, team building, good sportsmanship and get plenty of exercise.  Basic missions will be the focus of this session such as Elimination and Capture the Flag, Freeze Tag, Hunger Games, Wingman and more.  Our Tactical Nerf operators will guide the recruits through each mission.  Our focus is on fun and safety. Protective Eyewear, Team Jersey, guns and ammo will be provided.  Kids will be given the opportunity to test fire the latest Nerf weapons as they are released (as individual skill level allows).Tactical Nerf Class New Class: Grade 6-8 This advanced class is designed to teach advanced tactics used in team play. Focus is on the individual and team tactics used to plan and execute successful missions against the opposing team. All participants are required to come to class proficient in using Nerf magazine, clip feed, battery powered Nerf Blasters. Class requires a minimum of 6 and maximum of 10. Come out and battle your friends for total Nerf domination!Program Name: Afterschool NerfProgram Age/Grade Group: Grade 3-5 and Grade 6-8Program Date: Tuesdays; March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2Program Time: Grade 6-8 2:15-3:15 pm, Grade 3-5 3:15-4:15 pmProgram Location: Skehan Recreation CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 6Program Registration Maximum: 14Program Registration Deadline: February 26, 2019Program Fee Hampden Resident: $45.00 per sessionProgram Fee Non Resident: $50.00 per sessionProgram $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: February 27, 2019Program Equipment/Supplies Required: sneakers that have not been worn to the gym
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Beginner - Swim Lessons, Adv. Beginner Tues. 3:30-4 Ses. III
Introduction to elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Tuesday 4-4:30 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Swimmer - Swim Lessons, Swimmer Tuesdays 4-4:30 Ses. III
Advanced level that works with children to improve technique and increase endurance along with an introduction to breaststroke.
 
Wednesday March 27, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Reshaping Retirement - Reshaping Retirement
Drop in program.  Co-ed senior fitness class instructed by Physical Therapist, Dana Tardif, with focus on strength and balance at your own pace.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Pickle Ball - Pickle Ball
Pickle Ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come in and learn this new sport.
 
3:15 PM - 5:00 PM    Windover After School Art Grade K-2 - Windover After School Art K-2 (Wednesdays)
This program taught by the staff of the Windover Art Center in Newburgh will include exploration of the arts and may include such activities as pottery, drawing, painting, fabric arts, and paper crafts. Program Name: Windover After School Art Program Age/Grade Group: Grade K-2 Program Date: Wednesdays, March; 6, 13, 20, 27, April; 3 Program Time: 3:15-5:00 PM Program Location: Skehan Recreation Center Program Registration Minimum: 4 Program Registration Maximum: 6 Program Registration Deadline: February 27, 2019 Program Fee Hampden Resident: $70 pp/per session Program Fee Non Resident: $75 pp/per session Program $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: February 28, 2019 Program Equipment/Supplies Required: please wear clothing that is ok to get messy or provide art smock or old men's dress shirt cover up.    
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Wed. 3:30-4 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Wed. 4-4:30 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Preschool - Swim Lessons, Adv. Preschool Wed. 4-4:30 Ses. III
Children build endurance and learn to tread water.
 
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Wed. 4:30-5 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Beginner - Swim Lessons, Adv. Beginner Wed. 4:30-5 Ses. III
Introduction to elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
 
Thursday March 28, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    After School Futsal - After School Futsal
The game of Futsal has many similarities to Soccer. During this program, we will review the differences between the two, and hone skills that can be used for either. This program will allow children to play in a relaxed environment. There will be little to no coaching during these sessions. The focus of the session is for the athlete to be able to exercise, and play for fun, in a relaxed social environment, while working on skills in game situations.Program Name: FutsalProgram Age/Grade Group: Grades 3-5Program Date: Thursdays; March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4 Program Time: 3:15pm-4:15pm Program Location: Skehan CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 10Program Registration Maximum: 20Program Registration Deadline: February 28, 2019Program Fee Hampden Resident: $40.00 per sessionProgram Fee Non Resident: $45.00 per sessionProgram $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: March 1, 2019Program Equipment/Supplies Required: Indoor Sneakers, shin guards, Dress for active play indoors.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Thur. 3:30-4 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Thur. 4-4:30 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Beginner - Swim Lessons, Adv. Beginner Thur. 4-4:30 Ses. III
Introduction to elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
 
Friday March 29, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Reshaping Retirement - Reshaping Retirement
Drop in program.  Co-ed senior fitness class instructed by Physical Therapist, Dana Tardif, with focus on strength and balance at your own pace.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Pickle Ball - Pickle Ball
Pickle Ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come in and learn this new sport.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Noontime Adult Basketball - Noontime Adult Basketball
Adult basketball pick up games.  Must have completed high school to participate.
 
3:15 PM - 5:15 PM    After School Field Hockey - After School Field Hockey-Grades 3-5
Program Name: After School Field HockeyProgram Age/Grade Group: Grades 3-8Program Date: Friday's; March 15, 22, 29Program Time: Grade 3-8 3:15-5:15 pmProgram Location: Skehan Recreation CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 10Program Registration Maximum: 24Program Registration Deadline: March 8, 2019Program Fee Hampden Resident: $40.00Program Fee Non Resident: $45.00Program $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: March 9, 2019Program Equipment/Supplies Required: Indoor equipment provided.  Shin guards and mouth guard must be provided by participant. Please wear sneakers that have not been worn in from outside.
 
3:15 PM - 5:15 PM    After School Field Hockey - After School Field Hockey-Grades 6-8
Program Name: After School Field HockeyProgram Age/Grade Group: Grades 3-8Program Date: Friday's; March 15, 22, 29Program Time: Grade 3-8 3:15-5:15 pmProgram Location: Skehan Recreation CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 10Program Registration Maximum: 24Program Registration Deadline: March 8, 2019Program Fee Hampden Resident: $40.00Program Fee Non Resident: $45.00Program $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: March 9, 2019Program Equipment/Supplies Required: Indoor equipment provided.  Shin guards and mouth guard must be provided by participant. Please wear sneakers that have not been worn in from outside.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Fri. 4-4:30 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Pre-Competitive - Swim Lessons, Pre-Competitive Fri. 4:00 - 5:00 Ses. III
Introduction to competitive skills, flip turns, starts, stroke efficiency and speed.
 
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Fri.4:30-5 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
Saturday March 30, 2019
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lessons, Infant/Toddler - Swim Lessons, Infant/Toddler Sat. 10-10:30 Ses SIII
An introduction to the pool setting for parents and their children.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Sat. 10:30-11 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Sat. 10:30-11 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons, Water Tots - Swim Lessons, Water Tot Sat. 11-11:30 Session III
Parent child class that builds on water adjustment skills and promotes independence in the water.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Preschool - Swim Lessons, Adv. Preschool Sat. 11-11:30 Ses. III
Children build endurance and learn to tread water.
 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Sat. 11:30-12 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Beginner - Swim Lessons, Adv. Beginner Sat. 11:30-12 Ses. III
Introduction to elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Sat. 1-1:30 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Swimmer - Swim Lessons, Swimmer Sat. 1-1:30 Ses. III
Advanced level that works with children to improve technique and increase endurance along with an introduction to breaststroke.
 
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Sat. 1:30-2 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 2:15pm - 4:15pm Saturday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 5:30pm - 7:30pm Saturday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
Sunday March 31, 2019
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM    Instructional Indoor Soccer Program - Grades K-2 Instructional Indoor Soccer
Grades K-2: An instructional program designed to introduce the participants to the game of soccer. Children will be learning some basic soccer skills such as passing, dribbling, shooting etc. while participating in fun and engaging games/activities. Programs will be led by Andrius Zeikus and Hampden Rec Staff.Grades 3-5: This program is designed to further advance soccer skills for the beginner and intermediate players. During the activities we will be learning some basic and improving some advanced soccer skills. Children will be participating in a variety of activities such as drills, fun games, and some game play if number allow. Program will be led by Andrius Zeikus and Hampden Rec Staff.Program Name: Instructional Indoor Soccer Skills ProgramProgram Age/Grade Group: Gr. K-2 /Program Date: Sundays; March 10, 17, 24, 31. April 7Program Time: K-2: 1:15-2:30pmProgram Location: Skehan CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 8Program Registration Maximum: 25Program Registration Deadline: March 3, 2019Program Fee Hampden Resident: $50.00 per sessionProgram Fee Non Resident: $55.00 per sessionProgram $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: March 4, 2019Program Equipment/Supplies Required: Indoor Sneakers, shin guards, Dress for active play indoors.
 
1:15 PM - 3:15 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 1:15pm - 3:15pm Sunday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM    Basketball Skills Program - Basketball Skills Program
An instructional program designed to teach and improve basketball skills. A variety of games and activities will be used to improve passing, dribbling, shooting technique, along with basic 1v1 offensive and defensive skills. Individual, small group activities and some game play (numbers permitting), will be led by coach Andrius Zeikus and Hampden Rec Staff.Program Name: Basketball Skills ProgramProgram Age/Grade Group: Grades 2-5Program Date: Sundays; March 10, 17, 24, 31; April 7 Program Time: 2:45pm-4:00pm Program Location: Skehan CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 8Program Registration Maximum: 25Program Registration Deadline: March 3, 2019Program Fee Hampden Resident: $50.00Program Fee Non Resident: $55.00Program $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: March 4, 2019Program Equipment/Supplies Required: Indoor Sneakers, Dress for active play indoors.
 
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sunday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
Monday April 1, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Reshaping Retirement - Reshaping Retirement
Drop in program.  Co-ed senior fitness class instructed by Physical Therapist, Dana Tardif, with focus on strength and balance at your own pace.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Mon 9:30 - 10:00 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lessons, Infant/Toddler - Swim Lessons, Infant/Toddler Monday 10-10:30 Ses SIII
An introduction to the pool setting for parents and their children.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Pickle Ball - Pickle Ball
Pickle Ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come in and learn this new sport.
 
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Open Gym at Skehan Center - Winter II Open Gym
Join us for Open Gym this session...get some exercise, have a game inside with your friends, or keep your skills sharp!  Students grade 3 and up may attend the open gym without parent onsite.  Families with students younger than grade 3 welcome to attend with parent remaining onsite.This is a drop in Coed program. Fee is per person, per day.  Please complete and emergency card to be kept onsite for emergency purposes.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Mon 4-4:30 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Monday 4:30-5 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Preschool - Swim Lessons, Adv. Preschool Mon. 5-5:30 Ses. III
Children build endurance and learn to tread water.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Youth Fencing Ages 8-11 - Youth Fencing Age 8-11
Foil Fencing for Youth Level 1Youth are introduced to the martial art and sport of foil fencing.  Swordplay has been a martial art for centuries and is today the modern sport of fencing. Fencing is fun, mentally challenging, and great exercise for kids.  This 10-week, introductory class in foil fencing will teach kids the basic skills of fencing: safety, basic footwork, blade work, and essential rules of play for bouting.  All fencing equipment will be provided by the instructor.  Fencing for Youth Level 2 (Must complete 1, 10-week session at Level 1 to register for this class) This class will be held concurrently with Level 1 class.Youth are introduced to the martial art and sport of foil fencing.  Swordplay has been a martial art for centuries and is today the modern sport of fencing. Fencing is fun, mentally challenging, and great exercise for kids.  This 10-week class is designed to improve youth skills and reinforce basic skills of foil, epee or saber fencing including: low-line and circular parries, phrasing, and preparations of the blade, next level footwork and bouting strategies.Class will be taught by Master, John Krauss (USFA/USFCA certified), from Down East School of Fencing on Verona Island and Tom Bowcock (USFA/USFCA certified).Classes will be offered for students age 12+ in Hampden and registration for these classes is available through Down East School of Fencing directly.  FMI: contact John Krauss, 207-974-8461, desfcg@aol.com, or www.downeastfencing.net.  Your program registration fee includes a 1 year membership in the USA Fencing Association which is required of participants for insurance liability purposes.  Membership applications will be provided by instructor at first class for completion. Program Name: Youth Fencing Program Age/Grade Group: Ages 8-11Program Date: Mondays, Session I: September 10-November 26;Session II: December 3-March 4, Session III: March 11-May 20  (Please Note: Program does meet on holidays-reminders given in class)Program Time: 5-6 PM (please arrive 10-15 minutes to help students get suited up for class)Program Location: Skehan Recreation CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 6Program Registration Maximum: 15Program Registration Deadline: Session I: September 3, Session II: November 26, and Session III: March 4.Program Fee Hampden Resident: $130.00 per sessionProgram Fee Non Resident: $135.00 per sessionProgram $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: Session I: September 4, Session II: November 27, Session III: March 5Program Equipment/Supplies Required: Students should wear long pants (jeans, or sweat pants, no yoga pants or leggings, please). Please wear sneakers (no sandals or flip flops, please).  Participants should bring a water bottle.
 
Tuesday April 2, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Line Dancing with Cheryl - Line Dancing with Cheryl
Need a New form of exercise that is fun and helps with the body and mind? Come join us line dancing! Line dancing is not difficult once you know the basics.  Each dance is the same steps in a different order to different music.Do you know how and haven't been on the dance floor lately?  Come join us! This class is made for folks who have done some dancing and are familiar with basic steps such as: grape vine, shuffle, kick ball change, jazz box, lock steps, weaves, and other goodies.  We are a group of 15-25 (depending on the time of year) mostly female dancers age 60s-80s. We dance to all kinds of music, country, oldies, and some new stuff. We do boot scootin' stuff, contemporary stuff, as well as waltzes and occasional tango! Line dancing is good for your body and your mind. We need to keep the brain cells as active as the muscles! Think of it as doing a puzzle, math, memory games and sweating!  You can't burn calories doing crosswords and sudoko! Come on in!Drop in program.  This is a co-ed class for adults.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Noontime Adult Basketball - Noontime Adult Basketball
Adult basketball pick up games.  Must have completed high school to participate.
 
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM    After School Nerf - After School Nerf
Tactical Nerf Class: Grades 3rd-5thTactical Nerf introduces children to the exciting arena of competitive Nerf play. Various Nerf missions will provide them with the opportunity to learn critical thinking, team building, good sportsmanship and get plenty of exercise.  Basic missions will be the focus of this session such as Elimination and Capture the Flag, Freeze Tag, Hunger Games, Wingman and more.  Our Tactical Nerf operators will guide the recruits through each mission.  Our focus is on fun and safety. Protective Eyewear, Team Jersey, guns and ammo will be provided.  Kids will be given the opportunity to test fire the latest Nerf weapons as they are released (as individual skill level allows).Tactical Nerf Class New Class: Grade 6-8 This advanced class is designed to teach advanced tactics used in team play. Focus is on the individual and team tactics used to plan and execute successful missions against the opposing team. All participants are required to come to class proficient in using Nerf magazine, clip feed, battery powered Nerf Blasters. Class requires a minimum of 6 and maximum of 10. Come out and battle your friends for total Nerf domination!Program Name: Afterschool NerfProgram Age/Grade Group: Grade 3-5 and Grade 6-8Program Date: Tuesdays; March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2Program Time: Grade 6-8 2:15-3:15 pm, Grade 3-5 3:15-4:15 pmProgram Location: Skehan Recreation CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 6Program Registration Maximum: 14Program Registration Deadline: February 26, 2019Program Fee Hampden Resident: $45.00 per sessionProgram Fee Non Resident: $50.00 per sessionProgram $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: February 27, 2019Program Equipment/Supplies Required: sneakers that have not been worn to the gym
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    After School Nerf - After School Nerf
Tactical Nerf Class: Grades 3rd-5thTactical Nerf introduces children to the exciting arena of competitive Nerf play. Various Nerf missions will provide them with the opportunity to learn critical thinking, team building, good sportsmanship and get plenty of exercise.  Basic missions will be the focus of this session such as Elimination and Capture the Flag, Freeze Tag, Hunger Games, Wingman and more.  Our Tactical Nerf operators will guide the recruits through each mission.  Our focus is on fun and safety. Protective Eyewear, Team Jersey, guns and ammo will be provided.  Kids will be given the opportunity to test fire the latest Nerf weapons as they are released (as individual skill level allows).Tactical Nerf Class New Class: Grade 6-8 This advanced class is designed to teach advanced tactics used in team play. Focus is on the individual and team tactics used to plan and execute successful missions against the opposing team. All participants are required to come to class proficient in using Nerf magazine, clip feed, battery powered Nerf Blasters. Class requires a minimum of 6 and maximum of 10. Come out and battle your friends for total Nerf domination!Program Name: Afterschool NerfProgram Age/Grade Group: Grade 3-5 and Grade 6-8Program Date: Tuesdays; March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2Program Time: Grade 6-8 2:15-3:15 pm, Grade 3-5 3:15-4:15 pmProgram Location: Skehan Recreation CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 6Program Registration Maximum: 14Program Registration Deadline: February 26, 2019Program Fee Hampden Resident: $45.00 per sessionProgram Fee Non Resident: $50.00 per sessionProgram $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: February 27, 2019Program Equipment/Supplies Required: sneakers that have not been worn to the gym
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Beginner - Swim Lessons, Adv. Beginner Tues. 3:30-4 Ses. III
Introduction to elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Tuesday 4-4:30 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Swimmer - Swim Lessons, Swimmer Tuesdays 4-4:30 Ses. III
Advanced level that works with children to improve technique and increase endurance along with an introduction to breaststroke.
 
Wednesday April 3, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Reshaping Retirement - Reshaping Retirement
Drop in program.  Co-ed senior fitness class instructed by Physical Therapist, Dana Tardif, with focus on strength and balance at your own pace.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Pickle Ball - Pickle Ball
Pickle Ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come in and learn this new sport.
 
3:15 PM - 5:00 PM    Windover After School Art Grade K-2 - Windover After School Art K-2 (Wednesdays)
This program taught by the staff of the Windover Art Center in Newburgh will include exploration of the arts and may include such activities as pottery, drawing, painting, fabric arts, and paper crafts. Program Name: Windover After School Art Program Age/Grade Group: Grade K-2 Program Date: Wednesdays, March; 6, 13, 20, 27, April; 3 Program Time: 3:15-5:00 PM Program Location: Skehan Recreation Center Program Registration Minimum: 4 Program Registration Maximum: 6 Program Registration Deadline: February 27, 2019 Program Fee Hampden Resident: $70 pp/per session Program Fee Non Resident: $75 pp/per session Program $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: February 28, 2019 Program Equipment/Supplies Required: please wear clothing that is ok to get messy or provide art smock or old men's dress shirt cover up.    
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Wed. 3:30-4 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Wed. 4-4:30 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Preschool - Swim Lessons, Adv. Preschool Wed. 4-4:30 Ses. III
Children build endurance and learn to tread water.
 
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Wed. 4:30-5 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Beginner - Swim Lessons, Adv. Beginner Wed. 4:30-5 Ses. III
Introduction to elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
 
Thursday April 4, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM    After School Futsal - After School Futsal
The game of Futsal has many similarities to Soccer. During this program, we will review the differences between the two, and hone skills that can be used for either. This program will allow children to play in a relaxed environment. There will be little to no coaching during these sessions. The focus of the session is for the athlete to be able to exercise, and play for fun, in a relaxed social environment, while working on skills in game situations.Program Name: FutsalProgram Age/Grade Group: Grades 3-5Program Date: Thursdays; March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4 Program Time: 3:15pm-4:15pm Program Location: Skehan CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 10Program Registration Maximum: 20Program Registration Deadline: February 28, 2019Program Fee Hampden Resident: $40.00 per sessionProgram Fee Non Resident: $45.00 per sessionProgram $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: March 1, 2019Program Equipment/Supplies Required: Indoor Sneakers, shin guards, Dress for active play indoors.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Thur. 3:30-4 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Thur. 4-4:30 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Beginner - Swim Lessons, Adv. Beginner Thur. 4-4:30 Ses. III
Introduction to elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
 
Friday April 5, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Reshaping Retirement - Reshaping Retirement
Drop in program.  Co-ed senior fitness class instructed by Physical Therapist, Dana Tardif, with focus on strength and balance at your own pace.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Pickle Ball - Pickle Ball
Pickle Ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come in and learn this new sport.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Noontime Adult Basketball - Noontime Adult Basketball
Adult basketball pick up games.  Must have completed high school to participate.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Fri. 4-4:30 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Pre-Competitive - Swim Lessons, Pre-Competitive Fri. 4:00 - 5:00 Ses. III
Introduction to competitive skills, flip turns, starts, stroke efficiency and speed.
 
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Fri.4:30-5 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
Saturday April 6, 2019
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lessons, Infant/Toddler - Swim Lessons, Infant/Toddler Sat. 10-10:30 Ses SIII
An introduction to the pool setting for parents and their children.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Sat. 10:30-11 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Sat. 10:30-11 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons, Water Tots - Swim Lessons, Water Tot Sat. 11-11:30 Session III
Parent child class that builds on water adjustment skills and promotes independence in the water.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Preschool - Swim Lessons, Adv. Preschool Sat. 11-11:30 Ses. III
Children build endurance and learn to tread water.
 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Sat. 11:30-12 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Beginner - Swim Lessons, Adv. Beginner Sat. 11:30-12 Ses. III
Introduction to elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Sat. 1-1:30 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Swimmer - Swim Lessons, Swimmer Sat. 1-1:30 Ses. III
Advanced level that works with children to improve technique and increase endurance along with an introduction to breaststroke.
 
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Sat. 1:30-2 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 2:15pm - 4:15pm Saturday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 5:30pm - 7:30pm Saturday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
Sunday April 7, 2019
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM    Instructional Indoor Soccer Program - Grades K-2 Instructional Indoor Soccer
Grades K-2: An instructional program designed to introduce the participants to the game of soccer. Children will be learning some basic soccer skills such as passing, dribbling, shooting etc. while participating in fun and engaging games/activities. Programs will be led by Andrius Zeikus and Hampden Rec Staff.Grades 3-5: This program is designed to further advance soccer skills for the beginner and intermediate players. During the activities we will be learning some basic and improving some advanced soccer skills. Children will be participating in a variety of activities such as drills, fun games, and some game play if number allow. Program will be led by Andrius Zeikus and Hampden Rec Staff.Program Name: Instructional Indoor Soccer Skills ProgramProgram Age/Grade Group: Gr. K-2 /Program Date: Sundays; March 10, 17, 24, 31. April 7Program Time: K-2: 1:15-2:30pmProgram Location: Skehan CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 8Program Registration Maximum: 25Program Registration Deadline: March 3, 2019Program Fee Hampden Resident: $50.00 per sessionProgram Fee Non Resident: $55.00 per sessionProgram $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: March 4, 2019Program Equipment/Supplies Required: Indoor Sneakers, shin guards, Dress for active play indoors.
 
1:15 PM - 3:15 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 1:15pm - 3:15pm Sunday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM    Basketball Skills Program - Basketball Skills Program
An instructional program designed to teach and improve basketball skills. A variety of games and activities will be used to improve passing, dribbling, shooting technique, along with basic 1v1 offensive and defensive skills. Individual, small group activities and some game play (numbers permitting), will be led by coach Andrius Zeikus and Hampden Rec Staff.Program Name: Basketball Skills ProgramProgram Age/Grade Group: Grades 2-5Program Date: Sundays; March 10, 17, 24, 31; April 7 Program Time: 2:45pm-4:00pm Program Location: Skehan CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 8Program Registration Maximum: 25Program Registration Deadline: March 3, 2019Program Fee Hampden Resident: $50.00Program Fee Non Resident: $55.00Program $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: March 4, 2019Program Equipment/Supplies Required: Indoor Sneakers, Dress for active play indoors.
 
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sunday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
Monday April 8, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Reshaping Retirement - Reshaping Retirement
Drop in program.  Co-ed senior fitness class instructed by Physical Therapist, Dana Tardif, with focus on strength and balance at your own pace.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Mon 9:30 - 10:00 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lessons, Infant/Toddler - Swim Lessons, Infant/Toddler Monday 10-10:30 Ses SIII
An introduction to the pool setting for parents and their children.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Pickle Ball - Pickle Ball
Pickle Ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come in and learn this new sport.
 
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Open Gym at Skehan Center - Winter II Open Gym
Join us for Open Gym this session...get some exercise, have a game inside with your friends, or keep your skills sharp!  Students grade 3 and up may attend the open gym without parent onsite.  Families with students younger than grade 3 welcome to attend with parent remaining onsite.This is a drop in Coed program. Fee is per person, per day.  Please complete and emergency card to be kept onsite for emergency purposes.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Mon 4-4:30 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Monday 4:30-5 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Preschool - Swim Lessons, Adv. Preschool Mon. 5-5:30 Ses. III
Children build endurance and learn to tread water.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Youth Fencing Ages 8-11 - Youth Fencing Age 8-11
Foil Fencing for Youth Level 1Youth are introduced to the martial art and sport of foil fencing.  Swordplay has been a martial art for centuries and is today the modern sport of fencing. Fencing is fun, mentally challenging, and great exercise for kids.  This 10-week, introductory class in foil fencing will teach kids the basic skills of fencing: safety, basic footwork, blade work, and essential rules of play for bouting.  All fencing equipment will be provided by the instructor.  Fencing for Youth Level 2 (Must complete 1, 10-week session at Level 1 to register for this class) This class will be held concurrently with Level 1 class.Youth are introduced to the martial art and sport of foil fencing.  Swordplay has been a martial art for centuries and is today the modern sport of fencing. Fencing is fun, mentally challenging, and great exercise for kids.  This 10-week class is designed to improve youth skills and reinforce basic skills of foil, epee or saber fencing including: low-line and circular parries, phrasing, and preparations of the blade, next level footwork and bouting strategies.Class will be taught by Master, John Krauss (USFA/USFCA certified), from Down East School of Fencing on Verona Island and Tom Bowcock (USFA/USFCA certified).Classes will be offered for students age 12+ in Hampden and registration for these classes is available through Down East School of Fencing directly.  FMI: contact John Krauss, 207-974-8461, desfcg@aol.com, or www.downeastfencing.net.  Your program registration fee includes a 1 year membership in the USA Fencing Association which is required of participants for insurance liability purposes.  Membership applications will be provided by instructor at first class for completion. Program Name: Youth Fencing Program Age/Grade Group: Ages 8-11Program Date: Mondays, Session I: September 10-November 26;Session II: December 3-March 4, Session III: March 11-May 20  (Please Note: Program does meet on holidays-reminders given in class)Program Time: 5-6 PM (please arrive 10-15 minutes to help students get suited up for class)Program Location: Skehan Recreation CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 6Program Registration Maximum: 15Program Registration Deadline: Session I: September 3, Session II: November 26, and Session III: March 4.Program Fee Hampden Resident: $130.00 per sessionProgram Fee Non Resident: $135.00 per sessionProgram $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: Session I: September 4, Session II: November 27, Session III: March 5Program Equipment/Supplies Required: Students should wear long pants (jeans, or sweat pants, no yoga pants or leggings, please). Please wear sneakers (no sandals or flip flops, please).  Participants should bring a water bottle.
 
Tuesday April 9, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Line Dancing with Cheryl - Line Dancing with Cheryl
Need a New form of exercise that is fun and helps with the body and mind? Come join us line dancing! Line dancing is not difficult once you know the basics.  Each dance is the same steps in a different order to different music.Do you know how and haven't been on the dance floor lately?  Come join us! This class is made for folks who have done some dancing and are familiar with basic steps such as: grape vine, shuffle, kick ball change, jazz box, lock steps, weaves, and other goodies.  We are a group of 15-25 (depending on the time of year) mostly female dancers age 60s-80s. We dance to all kinds of music, country, oldies, and some new stuff. We do boot scootin' stuff, contemporary stuff, as well as waltzes and occasional tango! Line dancing is good for your body and your mind. We need to keep the brain cells as active as the muscles! Think of it as doing a puzzle, math, memory games and sweating!  You can't burn calories doing crosswords and sudoko! Come on in!Drop in program.  This is a co-ed class for adults.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Noontime Adult Basketball - Noontime Adult Basketball
Adult basketball pick up games.  Must have completed high school to participate.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Beginner - Swim Lessons, Adv. Beginner Tues. 3:30-4 Ses. III
Introduction to elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Tuesday 4-4:30 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Swimmer - Swim Lessons, Swimmer Tuesdays 4-4:30 Ses. III
Advanced level that works with children to improve technique and increase endurance along with an introduction to breaststroke.
 
Wednesday April 10, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Reshaping Retirement - Reshaping Retirement
Drop in program.  Co-ed senior fitness class instructed by Physical Therapist, Dana Tardif, with focus on strength and balance at your own pace.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Pickle Ball - Pickle Ball
Pickle Ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come in and learn this new sport.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Wed. 3:30-4 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Wed. 4-4:30 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Preschool - Swim Lessons, Adv. Preschool Wed. 4-4:30 Ses. III
Children build endurance and learn to tread water.
 
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Wed. 4:30-5 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Beginner - Swim Lessons, Adv. Beginner Wed. 4:30-5 Ses. III
Introduction to elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
 
Thursday April 11, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Thur. 3:30-4 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Thur. 4-4:30 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Beginner - Swim Lessons, Adv. Beginner Thur. 4-4:30 Ses. III
Introduction to elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
 
Friday April 12, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Reshaping Retirement - Reshaping Retirement
Drop in program.  Co-ed senior fitness class instructed by Physical Therapist, Dana Tardif, with focus on strength and balance at your own pace.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Pickle Ball - Pickle Ball
Pickle Ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come in and learn this new sport.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Noontime Adult Basketball - Noontime Adult Basketball
Adult basketball pick up games.  Must have completed high school to participate.
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Fri. 4-4:30 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Pre-Competitive - Swim Lessons, Pre-Competitive Fri. 4:00 - 5:00 Ses. III
Introduction to competitive skills, flip turns, starts, stroke efficiency and speed.
 
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Fri.4:30-5 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
Saturday April 13, 2019
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lessons, Infant/Toddler - Swim Lessons, Infant/Toddler Sat. 10-10:30 Ses SIII
An introduction to the pool setting for parents and their children.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Sat. 10:30-11 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Sat. 10:30-11 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons, Water Tots - Swim Lessons, Water Tot Sat. 11-11:30 Session III
Parent child class that builds on water adjustment skills and promotes independence in the water.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Preschool - Swim Lessons, Adv. Preschool Sat. 11-11:30 Ses. III
Children build endurance and learn to tread water.
 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Sat. 11:30-12 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Advanced Beginner - Swim Lessons, Adv. Beginner Sat. 11:30-12 Ses. III
Introduction to elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Preschool - Swim Lessons, Preschool Sat. 1-1:30 Ses. III
Designed for beginner swimmers, class teaches rotary breathing, beginner stroke, kicking skills and floating independently.
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Swim Lessons, Swimmer - Swim Lessons, Swimmer Sat. 1-1:30 Ses. III
Advanced level that works with children to improve technique and increase endurance along with an introduction to breaststroke.
 
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Swim Lessons, Beginner - Swim Lessons, Beginner Sat. 1:30-2 Sess. III
For the beginner swimmer.
 
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 2:15pm - 4:15pm Saturday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 5:30pm - 7:30pm Saturday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
Sunday April 14, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Diamond Drills Baseball Skill Clinics with Jon Perry - Diamond Drills Hitting Clinic
Participants may attend one clinic or multiple clinics.  3 Clinics offered for Pitching/Throwing and 3 Clinics offered for Hitting.Goal for Pitching /Throwing:  To maximize the efficiency of the correct throwing motion and delivery and to teach proper care and maintenance/stretching techniques of the arm and shoulder. You will learn how to use ALL the parts of your body to throw a baseball correctly, and safely, and hopefully, maximize your accuracy and throwing consistent strikes. The athletes will also learn basic fundamentals of fielding the position of pitcher. Goal for Batting/Hitting:  To become knowledgeable about the psychology of hitting and learn the basic fundamentals and mechanics of an efficient and effective stance and batting swing. In addition, some alternative offensive skills will be addressed like base-running and bunting. Program Name: Diamond Drills Baseball Skills Clinics (Pitching/Throwing and Hitting)Program Age/Grade Group: Ages 9-15Program Date: Pitching/Throwing Sundays, March 10, 17, March 24, 2019, Hitting Sundays, April 14, 28, May 5, 2019Program Time: 10:30 am-12 pmProgram Location: Pitching/Throwing-Skehan Recreation Center, Hitting-HA Turf FieldProgram Registration Minimum: 6Program Registration Maximum: 16Program Registration Deadline: Pitching/Throwing March 4, 2019, Hitting April 8, 2018 Program Fee Hampden Resident: $15.00 per session Program Fee Non Resident: $20.00 per sessionProgram $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: Pitching/Throwing March 5, 2019, Hitting April 9, 2019Program Equipment/Supplies Required: Pitching/Throwing-Your student should bring their glove, a baseball cap, a long sleeve shirt that covers the elbow and bring a sweatshirt just in case its coldHitting-Your student should be dressed for the outside weather, and bring a glove, baseball bat, and batting helmet if you have one.
 
1:15 PM - 3:15 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 1:15pm - 3:15pm Sunday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 4:30pm - 6:30pm Sunday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
Tuesday April 16, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Line Dancing with Cheryl - Line Dancing with Cheryl
Need a New form of exercise that is fun and helps with the body and mind? Come join us line dancing! Line dancing is not difficult once you know the basics.  Each dance is the same steps in a different order to different music.Do you know how and haven't been on the dance floor lately?  Come join us! This class is made for folks who have done some dancing and are familiar with basic steps such as: grape vine, shuffle, kick ball change, jazz box, lock steps, weaves, and other goodies.  We are a group of 15-25 (depending on the time of year) mostly female dancers age 60s-80s. We dance to all kinds of music, country, oldies, and some new stuff. We do boot scootin' stuff, contemporary stuff, as well as waltzes and occasional tango! Line dancing is good for your body and your mind. We need to keep the brain cells as active as the muscles! Think of it as doing a puzzle, math, memory games and sweating!  You can't burn calories doing crosswords and sudoko! Come on in!Drop in program.  This is a co-ed class for adults.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Noontime Adult Basketball - Noontime Adult Basketball
Adult basketball pick up games.  Must have completed high school to participate.
 
Wednesday April 17, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Reshaping Retirement - Reshaping Retirement
Drop in program.  Co-ed senior fitness class instructed by Physical Therapist, Dana Tardif, with focus on strength and balance at your own pace.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Pickle Ball - Pickle Ball
Pickle Ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come in and learn this new sport.
 
Thursday April 18, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
Friday April 19, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Reshaping Retirement - Reshaping Retirement
Drop in program.  Co-ed senior fitness class instructed by Physical Therapist, Dana Tardif, with focus on strength and balance at your own pace.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Pickle Ball - Pickle Ball
Pickle Ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come in and learn this new sport.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Noontime Adult Basketball - Noontime Adult Basketball
Adult basketball pick up games.  Must have completed high school to participate.
 
Saturday April 20, 2019
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 2:15pm - 4:15pm Saturday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Lura Hoit Memorial Pool Party Rental - 5:30pm - 7:30pm Saturday Party Packages
Please select the activity with the time that you would like and then pick from available dates.
 
Monday April 22, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Reshaping Retirement - Reshaping Retirement
Drop in program.  Co-ed senior fitness class instructed by Physical Therapist, Dana Tardif, with focus on strength and balance at your own pace.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Pickle Ball - Pickle Ball
Pickle Ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come in and learn this new sport.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Youth Fencing Ages 8-11 - Youth Fencing Age 8-11
Foil Fencing for Youth Level 1Youth are introduced to the martial art and sport of foil fencing.  Swordplay has been a martial art for centuries and is today the modern sport of fencing. Fencing is fun, mentally challenging, and great exercise for kids.  This 10-week, introductory class in foil fencing will teach kids the basic skills of fencing: safety, basic footwork, blade work, and essential rules of play for bouting.  All fencing equipment will be provided by the instructor.  Fencing for Youth Level 2 (Must complete 1, 10-week session at Level 1 to register for this class) This class will be held concurrently with Level 1 class.Youth are introduced to the martial art and sport of foil fencing.  Swordplay has been a martial art for centuries and is today the modern sport of fencing. Fencing is fun, mentally challenging, and great exercise for kids.  This 10-week class is designed to improve youth skills and reinforce basic skills of foil, epee or saber fencing including: low-line and circular parries, phrasing, and preparations of the blade, next level footwork and bouting strategies.Class will be taught by Master, John Krauss (USFA/USFCA certified), from Down East School of Fencing on Verona Island and Tom Bowcock (USFA/USFCA certified).Classes will be offered for students age 12+ in Hampden and registration for these classes is available through Down East School of Fencing directly.  FMI: contact John Krauss, 207-974-8461, desfcg@aol.com, or www.downeastfencing.net.  Your program registration fee includes a 1 year membership in the USA Fencing Association which is required of participants for insurance liability purposes.  Membership applications will be provided by instructor at first class for completion. Program Name: Youth Fencing Program Age/Grade Group: Ages 8-11Program Date: Mondays, Session I: September 10-November 26;Session II: December 3-March 4, Session III: March 11-May 20  (Please Note: Program does meet on holidays-reminders given in class)Program Time: 5-6 PM (please arrive 10-15 minutes to help students get suited up for class)Program Location: Skehan Recreation CenterProgram Registration Minimum: 6Program Registration Maximum: 15Program Registration Deadline: Session I: September 3, Session II: November 26, and Session III: March 4.Program Fee Hampden Resident: $130.00 per sessionProgram Fee Non Resident: $135.00 per sessionProgram $10.00 Late Fee Begins On: Session I: September 4, Session II: November 27, Session III: March 5Program Equipment/Supplies Required: Students should wear long pants (jeans, or sweat pants, no yoga pants or leggings, please). Please wear sneakers (no sandals or flip flops, please).  Participants should bring a water bottle.
 
Tuesday April 23, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Line Dancing with Cheryl - Line Dancing with Cheryl
Need a New form of exercise that is fun and helps with the body and mind? Come join us line dancing! Line dancing is not difficult once you know the basics.  Each dance is the same steps in a different order to different music.Do you know how and haven't been on the dance floor lately?  Come join us! This class is made for folks who have done some dancing and are familiar with basic steps such as: grape vine, shuffle, kick ball change, jazz box, lock steps, weaves, and other goodies.  We are a group of 15-25 (depending on the time of year) mostly female dancers age 60s-80s. We dance to all kinds of music, country, oldies, and some new stuff. We do boot scootin' stuff, contemporary stuff, as well as waltzes and occasional tango! Line dancing is good for your body and your mind. We need to keep the brain cells as active as the muscles! Think of it as doing a puzzle, math, memory games and sweating!  You can't burn calories doing crosswords and sudoko! Come on in!Drop in program.  This is a co-ed class for adults.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Noontime Adult Basketball - Noontime Adult Basketball
Adult basketball pick up games.  Must have completed high school to participate.
 
Wednesday April 24, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Reshaping Retirement - Reshaping Retirement
Drop in program.  Co-ed senior fitness class instructed by Physical Therapist, Dana Tardif, with focus on strength and balance at your own pace.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Pickle Ball - Pickle Ball
Pickle Ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come in and learn this new sport.
 
Thursday April 25, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
Friday April 26, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Morning Walking - Morning Walking
Drop in program.  Families are welcome with adult supervision.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Reshaping Retirement - Reshaping Retirement
Drop in program.  Co-ed senior fitness class instructed by Physical Therapist, Dana Tardif, with focus on strength and balance at your own pace.  Fee is per person, per day.
 
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Pickle Ball - Pickle Ball
Pickle Ball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.  Come in and learn this new sport.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Noontime Adult Basketball - Noontime Adult Basketball
Adult basketball pick up games.  Must have completed high school to participate.