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Township of Livingston Recreation Department Fall 2009 REGISTRATION BEGINS: Tuesday, September 8 Adult & Senior Programs Includes all Resident and Adult Sport Programs All Non-residents: Tuesday, September 15 Thursday, September 10 All Preschool & Youth Programs Youth Sports Dance & Baton Classes Monday, October 5 Teacher’s Convention Programs Township of Livingston Department of Recreation 204 Hillside Avenue Livingston NJ 07039 973-535-7925 www.livingstonnj.org 2 FACILITIES Livingston Senior/Community Center (LSCC) 204 Hillside Avenue Livingston NJ 07039 Includes: Recreation Department, Department of Health, Welfare & Human Services, Senior Coordinator, temporary Town Hall Offices, meeting & craft rooms and playground. Recreation Office Information: Phone: 973-535-7925 Fax: 973-535-2949 Email: email@example.com Hours: Monday—Friday, 8:30AM—4:30PM TOWNSHIP COUNCIL MEMBERS Most Saturdays, 9:00AM—1:00PM (Sept-June) CLOSED SATURDAYS—JULY-LABOR DAY From left to right: Stephen Santola, Gary Schneiderman, Arlene Johnson, Charles (Buddy) August, Rudy Fernandez. Memorial Oval Robert H. Harp Drive in front of Livingston High School Includes: Walking track, multiple sports fields, bocce & RECREATION ADVISORY COUNCIL shuffleboard courts, gazebo, 911 Memorial Garden, Littell People’s Park, Littell’s Pond including seasonal ice In Memoriam 1900—1990 Mervyn V.T. Haines skating, tennis courts & wall and basketball. Terry Honigfeld, Chairperson Mervyn V.T. Haines Community Pool Aaron Greenberg Joseph Mesquita Wahler Road next to Livingston High School Robert Newbery Thomas Pengitore Phone: 973-535-7928 — Summer Only Burt Sebold Council Liaison: Rudy Fernandez Monmouth Court Community Center (MCCC) Located at the end of Monmouth Court Includes: Gymnasium for fitness & baton classes, craft room, Little Sports Court playground, Alternative High TOWNSHIP ADMINISTRATION School & LYCS. Township Manager Michele E. Meade Northland Recreation Center (NL) Deputy Township Manager Russell A. Jones, Jr. Located at the end of Jefferson Court Phone: 973-535-7929 — Summer Only Includes: Northland Community Pool, classrooms for LIVINGSTON RECREATION STAFF dance, table tennis & assorted community events, Director of Senior, Youth & basketball & tennis courts, park area and playground. Leisure Services Jennifer Hessberger Okner Sports Complex Director of Recreation Ronni B. Zuckerman Located on Okner Parkway Recreation Supervisor Kenneth A. Lomax Includes: Softball & baseball diamonds, soccer & Adaptive Recreation Coordinator Anne Rispoli lacrosse fields and sand volleyball. Use by permit only. Office Manager Nell Sommese Parks Administrative Secretary Vivian Dippold East Hills Park, Shrewsbury Drive Administrative Secretary Gloria Dowd Includes: Fitness trail & Livingston Dog Park with two off- Administrative Secretary Nancy Verniero leash areas: one for dogs 25 lbs & under and one for dogs Administrative Secretary Liane Schkeeper of all sizes. Passes may be obtained at the Health Facility Staff Frank Giambattista Department—973-535-7961. Senior Transportation Driver Joseph Mullin Prospect Park, Laurel Avenue Includes: Natural area hiking & biking trails. Playgrounds Watch Livingston Public Broadcasting (LTV) on Community Kids’ Playground, LSCC Comcast Channel 34 & Verizon Fios Channels 26 Grand Terrace Playground, Grand Terrace & 28 for up-to-date information on registration Littell People’s Park , Memorial Park dates & deadlines or check the township website Little Sports Court, Monmouth Court www.livingstonnj.org. Northland Playground, Northland Recreation Ctr. Livingston Recreation — Fall 2009 Brochure 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS GENERAL REGISTRATION INFORMATION: General Registration Information ............... 3 INFORMATION DISCLAIMER Registration Form .................................... 21 • Although every effort will be made to provide Adult Programs........................................ 14 correct information in this guide, errors or omissions may occur. Information received at Dance & Baton ....................................... 10 the Recreation Office will override this document. Facilities .................................................... 2 RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS Facility Usage Information ....................... 19 • REGISTRATION FOR PRESCHOOL & YOUTH PROGRAMS IS LIMITED TO Fitness & Yoga ........................................ 15 LIVINGSTON RESIDENTS ONLY. • Some adult programs allow non-resident Frequently Requested Numbers .............. 23 registration. Please read all descriptions carefully. Youth Programs......................................... 7 PAYMENT OPTIONS Inclement Weather Policy .......................... 8 • Payment in the form of cash, check or money Policies & Procedures ............................... 4 order is acceptable. The Township does not accept credit card payments at this time. Preschool Specialty Programs................... 5 • Please make checks payable to “Township of Livingston.” Private Rental Information ....................... 19 • A $20.00 fee will be charged for all returned checks. Teacher’s Convention Programs ............... 8 REGISTER IN PERSON Senior Adults ........................................... 17 • Visit the Livingston Recreation Department, during regular business hours, Monday— Special Populations ................................... 9 Friday, 8:30AM—4:30PM & most Saturdays, Sept.—June, 9:00AM—1:00PM. Sports—Adults ........................................ 14 • For most programs, individuals may register Sports—Youth ......................................... 12 for only ONE family other than their own. Lottery number distribution is the exception. Special Events......................................... 23 Please read all program information for complete details. Sponsored & Sports Organizations.......... 20 • The appropriate registration form and all emergency and release forms must be signed by the parent or guardian of partici- pants under 18 years of age. • Participant signatures are required for all adult programs. REGISTER BY MAIL TOWNSHIP HOLIDAY CLOSINGS: • Send complete registration form and The Livingston Recreation Department and all payment in the form of a check or money township offices will be closed on: order payable to “Township of Livingston” Labor Day Weekend: to: Livingston Recreation Department, 204 Saturday, Sept. 5 — Monday, Sept. 7 Hillside Avenue, Livingston NJ 07039. Veterans Day: Wednesday, November 11 • Mailed registrations will be processed at Thanksgiving Weekend: 12PM on the first day of registration. Thursday, Nov. 26 — Saturday, Nov. 28 • In the event your selected program or Christmas Weekend: programs are filled, you will be contacted and Friday, Dec. 25 & Saturday, December 26 your check will be returned to you. For more information, call the Recreation Office at 973-535-7925 or visit the Township website, www.livingstonnj.org. 4 POLICIES & PROCEDURES REFUND POLICY ADAPTIVE RECREATION PROCEDURES • Programs are subject to cancellation if minimum The Adaptive Recreation Program provides trained enrollment is not met. Participants will receive a volunteers to “shadow” Livingston children with special full refund with no administrative fee. needs during most recreation programs. The shadows • Refunds may also be given if the space may be work with the specific needs of the child to help him or filled from a waiting list, a medical excuse can be her participate more comfortably within the parameters verified or the family or participant is moving from of the program. the area. To receive information regarding a shadow for your • Refunds for the above reason may be charged a child, please mark the space on the registration form $5.00 administrative fee. and you will be contacted by the Adaptive Recreation Coordinator. This program is made possible by a grant RESIDENT/NON-RESIDENT REQUIREMENTS from the Department of Developmental Disabilities. • Residency is required for all preschool, youth, INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY senior transportation and most aquatic programs. Community Kids’ Preschool, Preschool & Youth • To receive resident rates, Livingston residents are Specialty Classes, Chess Club, Dance & Baton, required to present identification such as a valid Adult & Senior Fitness, Special Adults & Yoga driver’s license, photo ID card or utility bill. • If Livingston schools are cancelled, recreation • Non-residents may register for select recreation programs beginning before 3PM will be cancelled programs at a higher rate than residents. Non- also. Programs beginning after 3PM will be resident registration will open one (1) week after addressed by 2PM that day. resident registration opens. • For delayed openings, Community Kids’ Preschool • Resident rates are indicated by (R) and non- and all other programs will meet as scheduled resident rates by (NR) following the fee. If no unless weather conditions deteriorate during the delineation of resident or non-resident fee is day. made, the program is open to residents only. • Saturday & Sunday programs will be decided by 9AM that day and/or throughout the day as • Please refer to the “Sports—Adults” section for needed. detailed information on residency requirements for sports activities. • Special events and/or school break programs will be handled on an as needed basis. INSURANCE Youth & Adult Sports Programs • The Livingston Recreation Department does not • If Livingston schools are cancelled or dismissed carry accident insurance. We strongly recommend early, all activities held in the evening in school that all participants be covered by personal or facilities are cancelled. family insurance. • Severe weather arising during the day will be addressed by 3PM. TAX ID • Saturday & Sunday programs will be decided by • The Township Tax Identification Number: 9AM that day and/or throughout the day as 22-600-2040. needed. Please save your program receipts for tax purposes. All information regarding weather cancellations will Copies may be obtained at the Recreation Office, but be put on the sports and/or weather update lines. may require up to five (5) business days to process. Please check the line after the times listed above for the most up-to-date information. UPDATE LINE INFORMATION: (973) 535-7925 SPORTS: PRESS “2” WEATHER: PRESS “4” Livingston Recreation — Fall 2009 Brochure 5 PRESCHOOL SPECIALTY PROGRAMS Child & Caregiver Classes Baby & Me Family Fun — Teddy Bear Picnic DOB: 10/1/08 — 5/31/09 with adult DOB: Preschool & Younger with an adult Designed for Pre and Early Walkers Bring your little cubs to this bear themed class—stories, This program provides the perfect “day out” for both you and songs, games and snacks will all be included. your baby. Come socialize and make new friends in our Limit: 12 children & 12 adults completely safe & age-appropriate facility. Class time will include music, parachute fun and a whole lot more! Activity # Day Time Dates 5316.410 Th 10-10:45AM 10/1—12/17 Limit: 12 children & 12 adults No class 11/5 and 11/26 Activity # Day Time Dates Fee: $60 Location: LSCC 5327.425 Tu 9—9:45AM 9/29—12/15 Fee: $72 Location: LSCC Sibling Revelry DOB: Kindergarten & Younger with parent Shake Your Sillies Out This special program is for children accompanied by a parent DOB: 10/01/07—9/30/08 with adult or caregiver. Songs, games & crafts for all your kindergarten & We’ll dance, jump, wiggle & sing in this fun program. Using younger children. familiar nursery rhymes and games mixed with some new, Limit: 10 children & 10 adults special music, we’ll learn some body awareness, basic directions and have a lot of fun! Activity # Day Time Dates 5325.421 M 3-4PM 10/5—12/14 Limit: 12 children & 12 adults per session Fee: $77 Location: LSCC Activity # Session Day Time Dates 5325.420 1 M 10—10:45AM 10/5—12/14 Fee: $66 Location: LSCC Child Only Classes Activity # Session Day Time Dates Get Ready 2’s 5325.422 2 Th 9—9:45AM 10/1—12/17 DOB: 10/1/06—9/30/07 No class 11/5 & 11/26 Fee: $60 Location: LSCC This program is designed to ease the transition difficulties experienced by many children upon entering a “Child Only” Learning Together Is Fun program at age 3. The focus will be on learning to follow basic DOB: 10/01/07—9/30/08 with adult classroom directions and functioning in a group setting. TEACHERS WILL NOT CHANGE DIAPERS. Parent(s) will be With an emphasis on learning about shapes and seasons, this called if the situation arises. fun program includes free play, circle time, crafts and games. Each child will complete his or her very own keepsake Limit: 15 notebook. Activity # Day Time Dates Limit: 12 children & 12 adults per session 5317.411 Tu/Th 9:15—10:45AM 9/29—12/17 No classes 11/5 and 11/26 Activity # Session Day Time Dates 5318.412 1 M 9—9:45AM 10/5-12/14 Fee: $198 Location: LSCC Fee: $66 Location: LSCC Art Explorations DOB: 10/1/04—9/30/06 5318.413 2 W 9—9:45AM 9/30-12/16 No classes 11/11 A variety of artistic media will be presented in a fun and messy Fee: $66 Location: LSCC way. Projects including painting, gluing, cutting and designing are sure to delight your child. Be sure to send your child in old Time For Two clothes as creativity can often be messy. DOB: 10/1/06—09/30/07 with adult Limit: 15 Through the use of various guided activities, children will Activity # Day Time Dates experience large and fine motor activities, language 5312.404 Th 3:15—4:15PM 10/1—12/17 development, listening skills, and much more. No class 11/5 and 11/26 Limit: 12 children & 12 adults per session Fee: $70 Location: LSCC Activity # Day Time Dates 5326.423 F 8:45-10:15AM 10/2-12/18 5326.424 F 10:30AM-12 PM 10/2-12/18 LSCC = Senior/Community Center No class 11/6 and 11/27 MCCC = Monmouth Court Fee: $90 Location: MCCC For more information, call the Recreation Office at 973-535-7925 or visit the Township website, www.livingstonnj.org. 6 PRESCHOOL SPECIALTY PROGRAMS Child Only Classes Preschool Power Let’s Experiment DOB: 10/1/04—9/30/06 DOB: Session 10/01/04—9/30/06 (both sessions) Remember all the childhood games you grew up playing? We’re Definitely a hands-on program, this beginning science class will bringing them all back and teaching your child how to play them. experiment with gooey things, furry things, many legged things Each week will feature games, a craft and a snack centered and much, much more. Basic experiments and lots of fun will be around a fun-filled theme. featured each week. Limit: 16 Limit: 15 per session Activity # Day Time Dates Activity # Session Day Time Dates 5323.418 F 12—2PM 10/2—12/18 5319.413 1 Tu 10—11 AM 9/29—12/15 No class 11/6 and 11/27 Fee: $84 Location: LSCC Fee: $100 Location: LSCC 5319.414 2 W 12—1 PM 9/30—12/16 Rhyme Time NEW No class 11/11 DOB: 10/1/04—9/30/06 Fee: $77 Location: LSCC Mother Goose is on the loose! In this class, games, crafts and Made By Me more will bring Humpty Dumpty, Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater and DOB: 10/1/05—9/30/06 other nursery rhyme favorites to life. Teacher guided—kid inspired! Using various craft Limit: 16 methods, children will be encouraged to create Activity # Day Time Dates their own individual product reflecting their unique 5300.401 T 3:15—4:15PM 9/29—12/15 ideas and personality. Hands on fun! How proud Fee: $84 Location: LSCC they will be to have something “made by me!” Limit: 16 Book Buddies Junior NEW DOB: 10/1/04—9/30/06 Activity # Day Time Dates 5329.428 M 12—1PM 10/5-12/14 A preschool version of our popular Book Buddies! Participants will enjoy listening to a story and then using the story as a jump- Fee: $77 Location: LSCC ing off point for creative play. Projects will vary and may include Math-A-Magicians crafts, cooking, science and more. This literature based class DOB: 10/1/04—9/30/05 promises to be lots of fun! Using patterns and simple hands-on counting exercises, this Limit: 16 program is designed to introduce your child to basic math con- Activity # Day Time Dates cepts. Projects, manipulatives and games will make it all fun. 5301.401 F 12:15—1PM 10/2—12/18 Limit: 15 No class 11/6 and 11/27 Activity # Day Time Dates Fee: $60 Location: LSCC 5321.416 W 10AM—11AM 9/30—12/16 Construction Zone No class 11/11 NEW DOB: 10/1/04—9/30/06 Fee: $77 Location: LSCC Calling all budding builders! Get out your hard hats and join us for Traveling Caravan—Viva Italia! some “constructive” fun. Each week we will brainstorm ways to DOB: 10/1/04—9/30/06 build objects using various building materials, such as LEGOS, blocks, wood, cardboard and more. Lots of hands on fun! Ciao bella! Join us as we tour Italy, learning about the people, culture and language as we go. Italian stories, crafts, cooking Limit: 16 and games will help to make this an exciting trip! Activity # Day Time Dates Limit: 16 5302.401 F 1:15—2:15PM 10/2—12/18 No class 11/6 and 11/27 Activity # Day Time Dates 5328.427 F 9—11AM 10/2—12/18 Fee: $70 Location: LSCC No class 11/6 and 11/27 Fee: $100 Location: LSCC LSCC = Senior/Community Center MCCC = Monmouth Court Livingston Recreation — Fall 2009 Brochure 7 PRESCHOOL SPECIALTY PROGRAMS Fall Brown Bag Lunch Bunch A preschool extension program Lunch Bunch is a recreation program designed to extend your child’s preschool experience. This program runs five days a week, Monday through Friday from 11:00 AM—12 PM. Space is limited in all Preschool Specialty and Lunch Bunch programs. Children will be taken to lunch from the morning sessions (preschool or preschool specialty programs) or taken to their classroom from Lunch Bunch for afternoon classes. You provide the lunch, we’ll provide the fun! Limit: 24 per session Registration Information Activity # Session Day Dates Fee 5470.481 1 M 9/21—12/14 No class 9/28 $42.00 5470.482 2 T 9/22—12/15 $45.50 5470.483 3 W 9/23—12/16 No class 11/11 $42.00 5470.484 4 Th 9/24—12/17 No classes 11/5 & 11/26 $38.50 5470.485 5 F 9/25—12/18 No classes 11/6 & 11/27 $38.50 YOUTH SPECIALTY Kindergarten Club Book Buddies Grade(s): Kindergarten Grade(s): K—2 Join the club and come on out for 30-minutes of fun and games Participants will enjoy hearing some of their favorite stories and in the gym and 1-hour of truly creative crafts in the classroom. then having fun as they create a project related to that days Limit: 15 story. We read aloud, so whether it’s cooking, crafts, or science, your child is sure to love this integrated session. Activity # Day Time Dates 9105.425 M 3-4:30PM 10/5—11/23 Limit: 12 Fee: $72 Location: MCCC Activity # Day Time Dates 9101.412 W 3—4:15PM 9/30—12/16 Sticky Fingers No classes 11/11 and 11/25 Grade(s): K—1 Fee: $80 Location: LSCC This program is an opportunity for your child to do all the messy things children love to do but parents dread having them do at Chess Club home. Activities will be varied and some may involve more than Grade(s): K-12 one class to complete. This is an instructional program designed to introduce new Limit: 15 players to basic chess strategies and improve advanced players skills through challenging play. All ability levels are Activity # Day Time Dates welcome! 9107.427 Th 4—5:30PM 10/1—12/17 No classes 11/5 and 11/26 Limit: 25 per level Fee: $90 Location: MCCC Activity # Day Time Dates Beginner Level 9221.440 Sat 11:45AM-12:45PM 9/26—5/22 Youth Sports Information begins on page 12 Advanced Level 9221.441 Sat 12:45PM-2:45PM 9/26—5/22 For Recreation Department programs see pages12 & 13. No classes 11/7, 11/28, 12/26, 1/2, 2/13, 4/3 For information about other fall sport programs: Fee: $25 Location: LSCC Football & Cheerleading www.jrlancers.org Mike Duffy 201-404-8294 Livingston Soccer Club www.lsclub.com Andy Feigenberg 973-740-1133 LSCC = Senior/Community Center See a complete listing of Sport Contacts on page 20 MCCC = Monmouth Court For more information, call the Recreation Office at 973-535-7925 or visit the Township website, www.livingstonnj.org. 8 TEACHER’S CONVENTION PROGRAMS REGISTRATION FOR TEACHER’S CONVENTION PROGRAMS OPENS MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2009 You Can Dig It! BINGO Ages: 6—11 Grade(s): 1—6 Sponsored by Sciensational Workshops. Diagonals, X’s, crosses, full-board...who knows what kind of Can You Dig It? - Fossil hunt—Do you dig Dinosaurs? bingo mayhem we’ll be up to this year. Prizes for all Participants will partake in a simulated fossil excavation, winners. This is a drop-off program. No registration is uncovering the different bones of a dinosaur, then assemble required. the bones to form a completed 3-dimensional dinosaur to be Day Time Dates taken home. It’ll be fun and educational. Th 10:30—11:30AM 11/5 Limit: 25 Fee: FREE! Location: LSCC, Lower Level Activity # Day Time Dates Chess Tournament 9440.471 Th & F 9AM—4PM 11/5 &11/6 Grade(s): K—6 Fee: $128 Location: LSCC, Lower Level Test your chess strategy skills against your friends and schoolmates. Participants will be Fall into Crafts grouped with players of their own ability level. Grade(s): 1—6 Pre-registration is required. Fall is the perfect time of the year to get crafty! Come join Limit: 24 us for an hour and a half of Autumn Art Experiences. Make Activity # Day Time Date and take home a beautiful fall wreath and other fun projects. 9222.443 F 12:30—4PM 11/6 Limit: 20 Fee: $8 Location: LSCC, Lower Level Activity # Day Time Dates 9130.401 Th 9:00—10:30AM 11/5 LSCC = Senior/Community Center Fee: $9 Location: LSCC, Lower Level MCCC = Monmouth Court Inclement Weather Policy Community Kids’ Preschool, Preschool Specialty Programs, Youth Specialty Programs, Chess Club, Dance & Baton, Adult & Senior Fitness, Special Adults & Yoga • If Livingston schools are cancelled, the programs listed above with starting times before 3PM will also be cancelled. Watch for school cancellation announcements on Livingston Public Broadcasting (LTV) on Comcast Channel 34 & Verizon Fios Channels 26 & 28 for up-to-date information or listen to the following radio stations: WMTR 1250AM, WINS 1010AM, WOR 710AM. Check the school website at www.livingston.org for possible updates as well. Visit www.livingstonnj.org and sign up for township email notices to get current information regarding schedules and cancellations. • Programs that begin after 3PM will be addressed at 2PM based on the existing weather conditions. A message will be put on the weather update line listed below and participants will have the responsibility of checking their own programs. • For delayed openings, Community Kids’ Preschool and all other classes will be held unless weather conditions deterio- rate during the day. A message will be put on the weather update line as needed and participants will have the responsi- bility of checking their own programs. • Saturday and Sunday programs will be decided by 9AM that day and/or throughout the day as needed. • Special events and/or school break programs will be dealt with on an as needed basis and advertised on the weather update line. Youth & Adult Sports • If Livingston schools are cancelled or dismissed early, all activities held in the evening in school facilities are cancelled. This includes open play table tennis at Northland Recreation Center. • Severe weather arising during the day will be addressed by 3PM. • Saturday & Sunday programs will be decided by 9AM that day and/or throughout the day as needed. WEATHER UPDATE LINE: 973-535-7925 — Sports—Press “2” Weather—Press “4”. Livingston Recreation — Fall 2009 Brochure 9 SPECIAL POPULATIONS Adaptive Recreation “Shadow” Program After School Sports Program For Children with Special Needs The Adaptive Recreation Program provides trained volunteers to “shadow” Livingston children during most A fun, relaxed after school sports and games program for recreation programs. The shadows work with the specific children with special needs. No pre-registration required needs of the child to help him or her participate more and non-residents are welcome. For more information call comfortably within the parameters of the program. Lauren Glassman at 973-535-7961. To receive information regarding a shadow for your child, Day Time Dates please mark the space on the registration form and you will W 3:30—4:30PM 10/14—6/2 be contacted by the Adaptive Recreation Coordinator. This Fee: Free! program is made possible by a grant from the Department of Developmental Disabilities. Location: MCCC Special Adult Program Livingston Advisory Committee on A special program for developmentally disabled adults ages Disabilities 18+ meets two Saturdays a month at Monmouth Court Under the supervision of the Livingston Department of Community Center from September through May. Activities Health, Welfare and Human Services, the Committee on include a monthly bowling excursion and one other special Disabilities serves both as an advisory board concerned party, trip or program. A grant from the Department of with issues within the Township relating to persons with Community Affairs helps fund this program. The group is disabilities and ADA compliance and also provides periodic open to both Livingston residents and non-residents. activities to the disabled community in town. Activity # Day Time/Dates Contact Lauren Glassman at 973-535-7961 for more 1342.423 Sat Schedule available upon registration information about the committee and its programs. Fee: $25 Location: MCCC Visit www.livingstonnj.org. Sign up for Township email notices to get up to date information: • Reminders regarding program registration dates and deadlines • Cancellations due to inclement weather • Special Events and much more! "SWIFT 911" EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM In the Township’s continuing effort to keep our residents informed, we have implemented "Swift911" from Swiftreach Networks Inc. Swift911 is a high speed notification program with the capability of delivering pre-recorded messages to the entire community via telephone, cell phone, email and text messaging. This new system is more reliable and flexible than our previous notification system, and more depart- ments will have access to it, including: • the Tax Department, for property tax notifications; • the Water Department, for water maintenance and outage notifications; • Engineering, for messages about road construction on Township roadways; and • the Police Department will continue to utilize it for emergencies. The Swift911 system uses a publicly available list of phone numbers for both residents and businesses. Please note that some phone numbers are not in the system. Residents and businesses can add or remove their phone numbers from the system online by visiting www.livingstonnj.org and clicking on the Swift911. They can also add cell phone numbers and e-mail addresses. For individuals who do not have Internet access a form can be obtained at the Town Hall and Police Headquarters. For more information, call the Recreation Office at 973-535-7925 or visit the Township website, www.livingstonnj.org. 10 DANCE & BATON PROGRAM Registration For All Dance & Baton Classes Opens September 10 Dance Classes Begin Saturday, September 26 DANCE CLASS GENERAL INFORMATION: Registration for all dance classes is first come, first served. Register for more than one class and receive a price break for each additional program. This applies per child not per family and does not include baton classes. DAY & DATES: Saturdays, September 26, 2009—June 5, 2010 NO CLASSES 11/7, 11/28, 12/26, 1/2, 2/13, 4/3, 5/29 and one day to be announced. LOCATION: Northland Community Center ATTIRE: Leotard & tights are recommended but not required. SHOES: Creative Dance Classes: Pink or White Ballet slippers Ballet & Jazz Classes: Pink or White Ballet Slippers Tap Classes: Tap shoes Creative Dance & Pre-Ballet & Jazz Classes Ballet & movement oriented programs designed to introduce your child to ballet movement and help increase his or her overall body awareness. These classes DO NOT include tap instruction. Proof of age for these classes is required at registration. Classes limited to 15 participants. *Fee includes costume and ticket fee for recital. Instructor: Janet Kelton ACTIVITY # CLASS DOB TIME FEE* 3010.401 Creative Dance A 10/1/05—9/30/06 9—9:45AM $295 3010.403 Creative Dance B 10/1/05—9/30/06 1—1:45PM $295 3011.402 Pre-Ballet & Jazz A 10/1/04—9/30/05 9:45—10:30AM $295 3011.404 Pre-Ballet & Jazz B 10/1/04—9/30/05 1:45—2:30PM $295 Ballet & Jazz Classes — Focusing on basic ballet and Tap Classes — Focusing on tap dance fundamentals, this jazz technique, all classes will include traditional ballet barre program will provide solid training in all tap technique. Classes work, center floor balance work and movement technique. will introduce increasing levels of technique difficulty as part of Students should select the class appropriate to their grade a comprehensive program. Class size limited to 18 students. level. Class size limited to 20 students. Instructor: Janet Kelton Instructor: Donna Baccaro FEES ACTIVITY # CLASS GRADE TIME 1 Class 2 Classes 3 Classes 3120.411 Basic Ballet & Jazz K 9:45—10:30AM $295 $275 3230.430 Basic Tap K and 1 10:45AM –11:30AM $295 $275 3121.412 Beginner Ballet & Jazz 1 11:30—12:30PM $295 $275 3231.431 Adv. Beginner Tap 2&3 11:45 –12:30PM $295 $275 3122.415 Adv. Beg. Ballet & Jazz 2&3 10:30AM—11:30AM $295 $275 3124.416 Ballet 1 4—6 1—1:45PM $295 $275 $265 3124.419 Jazz 1 4—6 1:45—2:30PM $295 $275 $265 3232.435 Tap 1 4—6 2:30—3:15PM $295 $275 $265 3123.410 Intermediate Ballet & Jazz 4 and up 2:30—3:30PM $295 $275 $265 Livingston Recreation — Fall 2009 Brochure 11 DANCE & BATON PROGRAM Adult Classes Offering two levels of tap dance instruction , these programs provide a great physical and mental workout for everyone. Dancers with limited or no tap experience must register for Adult Tap 1. Experienced dancers may enroll for Continuing Tap. Class size limited to 20 students. Location: Monmouth Court Community Center Instructor: Donna Bacarro FEES ACTIVITY # CLASS DAY TIME DATES Resident Non-Resident 3350.443 Beginner Tap Thursday 7:15—8:15PM 9/24—12/17 $125 $190 3350.442 Intermediate Tap Tuesday 7:15—8:15PM 9/22—12/15 $125 $190 Registration for Adult Tap classes January—May will open in December and fee will include costume if participating in the recital. Watch for more information in mid-November. Baton Classes Offering two nights of baton classes, this program provides a variety of levels of instruction. Because the program reviews basic skills at the start of the year, please select the class appropriate to your child’s age or grade level. The instructor will handle any necessary adjustments on an individual basis. Participants march in the Memorial Day Parade and perform in the Township Dance and Baton Recital (see below). Class size limited to 16 students. Location: Monmouth Court Community Center Instructor: Janet Kelton DATES: Monday, 10/5—6/7/10 No classes 12/28, 1/18, 2/15, 3/29, 5/31 Tuesday, 9/29—6/8/10 No classes 11/3, 12/29, 2/16, 3/30 ACTIVITY # CLASS GRADE TIME DAY FEES* 3460.450 Pre-Baton 10/1/04—9/30/05 3:30—4:15PM Monday $124 3461.451 Basic Baton K 4:15—5:00PM Monday $124 3462.452 Beginner Baton 1 5—5:45PM Monday $124 3463.453 Advanced Beginner Baton 2 and 3 3:45—4:30PM Tuesday $128 3464.454 Advanced Baton 1 4 and 5 4:30—5:15PM Tuesday $128 3465.455 Advanced Baton 2 Grades 6 & Up 5:15—6:00PM Tuesday $128 RECITAL INFORMATION An end of the year recital is held in early June. The final date will be determined in mid-January and an announcement will be sent home with all participants. The schedule during recital week will include up to two extra afternoon practices. Participation in these rehearsals is mandatory. Detailed information about the rehearsal and recital schedule will be distributed in late April. The recital is a ticketed event. Participants will receive a maximum number of tickets PER FAMILY based on available seating in the facility. Information regarding the total number of tickets will be distributed as soon as the facility is confirmed by the Livingston Board of Education. Thank you. *All recital fees (costumes & tickets) are included in the dance program registration fee. For more information, call the Recreation Office at 973-535-7925 or visit the Township website, www.livingstonnj.org. 12 SPORTS — YOUTH S.A.G.E—Set A Good Example Kiddie Soccer The Township of Livingston and the Livingston Sports Council Ages: 3 1/2—6 years aspire to be outstanding educational athletic organizations Kiddie Soccer is a fun-filled and age appropri- providing a quality experience to every athlete. As part of our ate soccer program for boys and girls. The 8- commitment to this goal, all parents, legal guardians and week sessions are based on various thematic games that adult sports participants must sign a Code of Conduct pledge are fun and non-competitive, yet instructional. The prior to participating in any Township sponsored sports coaching staff consists of men and women who coach and activity. Signing the pledge acknowledges that every play the game of soccer, but more importantly, are participant has read and discussed the Code of Conduct with experienced in working with young children. all family members and accepts responsibility for their family’s For registration information, go to www.kiddiesoccer.com, actions while attending, coaching, officiating or participating in call 973-543-1197or pick-up a brochure at the Livingston a sports event. Recreation Office. Complete copies of the Township of Livingston Sports Council Code of Conduct are available at the Recreation Youth Bowling Program Office, Livingston Public Library, Livingston Public Schools Ages: 3—9 & 10—14 or on the Township website (www.livingstonnj.org) or the Board of Education website (www.livingston.org). This instructional league is a great way to introduce your child to bowling. NEW Register with a team of four or let us BASKETBALL OFFICIALS CLINIC form the team for you! Boys and Girls ages 3—9 bowl two An all inclusive course designed to teach rules, rule games in a Pee Wee Bumper Division, and youth ages interpretations, mechanics and techniques of refereeing 10—14 bowl three games. Fee includes: games, rental youth basketball games. Take the clinic for general shoes, lightweight ball, instructional assistance, trophy information and better understanding of basketball or to awards and pizza party. Registration Forms are available at become a Basketball Official. Qualifying participants may the Recreation Office or online at www.livingstonnj.org. become paid referees for our Recreation Youth Basketball Please direct all questions to Joe at Eagle Rock Lanes— Program. 973-731-6363. Instructor: David Cohen, LHS Head Varsity Basketball Day Time Dates Coach Tu 4PM 9/22—12/15/09 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM Fee: Ages 3-9 $8 per week Dates: Tuesday and Thursday evenings – Ages 10-14 $10 per week November 10th and 12th Absentee Fee: $4 Location: Livingston High School Main Gym Location: Eagle Rock Lanes in West Orange Fee: $15.00 Ages: 16 years of age and up For area sports association contacts, Registration Deadline: Friday, October 30, 2009 please see page 20. Advance registration required Travel Basketball Teams Fee: $85—Refundable only if not selected for a team Grades: 5—8 Registration Deadline: Friday, September 25, 2009 Teams compete against other area Recreation Departments in Late Fee: $25—based on availability. a competitive league. There is a limit of one team per grade per Advance registration required at Recreation Office. gender. Games are played on weeknights and Saturdays based on available gym space in participating communities. NO REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED AT TRYOUTS. TRYOUT SCHEDULE & INFORMATION: Parents are responsible for transportation to and from all away games. VOLUNTEER COACHES ARE NEEDED!! Youth must attend a minimum of two complete tryout sessions and some attendees may not be asked to return to the next tryout session. Due to space limitations, only players are permitted in the gym during tryouts. GIRLS BOYS GIRLS: Activity # Grade Activity # Grade Grades Dates Times Location 5 & 6 10/12, 10/13 & 10/14 7:30—9PM LHS Aux. Gym 8340.425 5 8130.435 5 7&8 10/19, 10/20 & 10/21 7:30—9PM LHS Aux. Gym BOYS: 8340.426 6 8130.436 6 Grades Dates Times Location 8340.427 7 8130.437 7 5&6 10/12, 10/13 & 10/14 7:30—9PM LHS Main Gym 7&8 10/19, 10/20 & 10/21 7:30—9PM LHS Main Gym 8340.428 8 8130.438 8 Livingston Recreation — Fall 2009 Brochure 13 SPORTS—YOUTH Intown Basketball Program Grades: 4—12 The Livingston Intown Basketball Program is a structured, instructional and recreational program. Participants are required to attend the pre-season evaluations in their entirety as listed below. After the initial evaluation sessions, players will be grouped into teams and will receive the season’s schedule. Youth selected for the Travel Basketball Program will not be permitted to partici- pate in the Intown Program. VOLUNTEER COACHES ARE NEEDED!! Schedule & locations subject to change. Fee: $50 Registration Deadline: Friday, November 6, 2009 Late Fee: $15—space permitting Girls Activity # Day Evaluations Time Location Games Grade 4 8220.114 Saturdays 12/5 & 12/12 12:30—2:30PM Collins 12/19—3/13 Grade 5 8220.115 Saturdays 12/5 & 12/12 3—5PM LHS Main Gym 12/19—3/13 Grade 6 8220.116 Fridays 12/4 & 12/11 7—8:30PM Mt. Pleasant Middle 12/18—3/12 Grade 7 8220.117 Fridays 12/4 & 12/11 7—8:30PM Mt. Pleasant Middle 12/18—3/12 Grade 8 8220.118 Fridays 12/4 & 12/11 7—9PM Heritage Middle 12/18—3/12 Grade 9 8220.119 Fridays 12/4 & 12/11 7—9PM Heritage Middle 12/18—3/12 Grade 10 8220.120 Fridays 12/4 & 12/11 7—9PM Heritage Middle 12/18—3/12 Grade 11 8220.121 Fridays 12/4 & 12/11 7—9PM Heritage Middle 12/18—3/12 Grade 12 8220.122 Fridays 12/4 & 12/11 7—9PM Heritage Middle 12/18—3/12 BOYS Activity # Day Evaluations Time Location Games Grade 4 8010.104 Saturdays 12/5 & 12/12 12:30—2:30PM Burnet Hill 12/19—3/13 Grade 5 8010.105 Saturdays 12/5 & 12/12 12:30—2:30PM Mt Pleasant Middle 12/19—3/13 Grade 6 8010.106 Saturdays 12/5 & 12/12 12:30—2:30PM Harrison 12/19—3/13 Grade 7 8010.107 Saturdays 12/5 & 12/12 2:45—4:45PM Heritage Middle 12/19—3/13 Grade 8 8010.108 Saturdays 12/5 & 12/12 12:30—2:30PM Heritage Middle 12/19—3/13 Grade 9 8010.109 Sundays 12/6 & 12/13 12:30—2:30PM Mt. Pleasant Middle 12/20—3/14 Grade 10 8010.110 Sundays 12/6 & 12/13 2:30—4:30PM Mt. Pleasant Middle 12/20—3/14 Grade 11 8010.111 Sundays 12/6 & 12/13 2:30—4:30PM Mt. Pleasant Middle 12/20—3/14 Grade 12 8010.112 Sundays 12/6 & 12/13 2:30—4:30PM Mt. Pleasant Middle 12/20—3/14 Boys & Girls Volleyball Program Youth Wrestling Program Grade(s): 6—8 Grade(s): 2—8 This is a developmental program under the direction of This instructional program is designed to teach the fundamentals experienced Livingston High School Boys and Girls Volleyball of wrestling at an age appropriate level. Wrestlers are eligible to coaches and team members. compete with area Recreation Departments in the Suburban Activity # Day Time Dates Wrestling League. GIRLS: Activity # Days Dates Times 8780.461 Tu 7—9PM 11/10—12/15 8850.481 T/W/Th 10/27—3/11/10 Grades 2-5: 6-7PM BOYS: Grades 6-8: 7:30-8:45PM 8790.471 W 7—9PM 11/4—12/16 Fee: $85 No session 11/25 Fee: $45 Reg. Deadline: Friday, October 16, 2009 Registration Deadline: Friday, October 16, 2009 Late Fee: $25.00—space permitting Late Fee: $15—space permitting Location: Livingston High School Wrestling Room Location: Heritage Middle School Gym For more information, call the Recreation Office at 973-535-7925 or visit the Township website, www.livingstonnj.org. 14 SPORTS—ADULTS ALL ADULT RECREATIONAL SPORTS ACTIVITIES ARE OPEN TO THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS: Resident Fee (R): Non-Resident Fee (NR): 1. Anyone listed on a roster since 1992 = R rate 1. Anyone who attended or graduated from Livingston 2. Current Livingston residents = R rate High School or a private school while a resident of Livingston = NR rate Proof of Non-resident eligibility must be 2. Anyone who works full-time, year round (30+ hours/ presented at the time of registration week) for a business in Livingston which pays taxes to Livingston = NR rate Men’s Basketball League Men’s Volleyball League Teams must pre-register at the Recreation Office. No Teams must pre-register at the Recreation Office. No registrations will be accepted at the gymnasium. Individuals registrations will be accepted at the gymnasium. Individuals looking to join a team should contact the Recreation Office looking to join a team should contact the Recreation Office at 973-535-7925. at 973-535-7925. Activity # Day Time Date Activity # Day Time Date 7235.421 Th 7:30—10PM 12/3/09—mid-March 7891.471 Th 7:30—10PM 10/1/09—mid-March Fee: $700/team Fee: $450/team Registration Deadline: Friday, Nov. 6, 2009 Registration Deadline: Friday, Sept., 18, 2009 Location: Mt. Pleasant Middle School Gym Location: Heritage Middle School Gym Women’s Volleyball League Teams must pre-register at the Recreation Office. No registrations will be accepted at the gymnasium. Individuals INCLEMENT WEATHER NOTE: looking to join a team should contact the Recreation Office If Livingston Schools are closed, there at 973-535-7925. are no league or open play activities. Activity # Day Time Date 7780.482 M 7:30—10PM 10/5/09—mid-March Fee: $375/team Registration Deadline: Friday, Sept. 18, 2009 Location: Heritage Middle School Gym All Open Play activities require pre-registration at the Recreation Office. No registrations will be accepted on site. Men’s Open Play Basketball Women’s Open Play Basketball Ages: 18 and over Ages: 18 and over Activity # Day Time Date Activity # Day Time Date 7221.410 M 7:30—10PM 11/2/09—3/22/10 7224.415 T 7:30—10PM 11/10/09—3/23/10 Fees: R: $70 NR: $140 Fees: R: $70 NR: $140 Location: Mt. Pleasant Middle School Gym Location: Mt. Pleasant Middle School Gym Open Play Co-Ed Badminton Open Play Co-Ed Table Tennis Ages: 18 and over Ages: 18 and over Activity # Day Time Date Activity # Day Time Date 7110.401 W 7:30—10PM 10/7/09—4/28/10 7542.412 T 7:30—10PM 10/6/09—4/27/10 Fees: R: $75 NR: $150 Fees: R: $75 NR: $150 Location: Northland Community Center Location: Mt. Pleasant Middle School Gym Livingston Recreation — Fall 2009 Brochure 15 FITNESS & YOGA Yoga Yoga is a system of stretching postures which tone and align the body and help the body absorb the effects of stress to balance and rejuvenate the body and calm the mind. Participants should dress in comfortable clothing. Please bring a yoga mat to each class and a yoga brick(s) if needed. Yoga belts are available if needed. Level 1 This class is for beginners and people interested in a more gentle class. Emphasis will be on stretching, alignment and relaxation. Level 1 & 2 This class is for fit beginners and people interested in an active yoga class. Emphasis will be on stretching, strengthening, toning and relaxation. Chair Yoga This class is designed for Senior Adults, ages 55 and over. A relaxing way to energize, stretch and strengthen your mind and body. We use chairs to eliminate sitting on the floor, for stabilization and deepening stretches. The class consists of chi qong exercises, breathing exercises, sitting and standing yoga postures, tai chi and a guided relaxation. Our goal is to increase energy, strength, balance, flexibility and relaxation. Limit: 20 Instructor: Susi Amaya Activity # Level Day Time Dates Location Fee 4330.401 1&2 Tuesday 8:45—10AM 9/22—12/15 LSCC R: $48 No class 11/3 NR: $72 4330.402 1 Tuesday 10:15—11:30AM 9/22—12/15 LSCC R: $48 No class 11/3 NR: $72 4330.403 1&2 Tuesday 7—8:15PM 9/22—12/15 LSCC R: $48 No class 11/3 NR: $72 4332.404 1&2 Thursday 8:45—10AM 9/24—12/17 LSCC R: $48 No class 11/26 NR: $72 4332.405 1 Thursday 10:15—11:30AM 9/24—12/17 LSCC R: $48 No class 11/26 NR: $72 4332.406 1&2 Thursday 7—8:15PM 9/24—12/17 LSCC R: $48 No class 11/26 NR: $72 4331.407 Chair Yoga Friday 10—11AM 9/25—12/18 LSCC R: $48 No class 11/28 NR: $72 Body Blaster Come join the fitness sensation that is Drawing on ballet, pilates, and yoga moves, this class is sweeping the nation! Drawing on Latin dance designed to lift, tighten, tone, stretch & strengthen your body. moves, this fun and energetic dance fitness The focus will be on mat work with some balance activities. class is a great way to get in shape and have Please bring your own mat to each class and dress comfortably. some fun. Limit: 20 Limit: 20 Activity # Day Time Dates Fee Activity # Day Time Dates Fee 4451.463 Tu 9—9:45AM 9/29—12/15 R: $44 4692.491 M 5—6PM 10/5-12/14 R: $44 NR: $66 NR: $66 No class 11/3 4692.492 W 5—6PM 9/30-12/16 R: $40 Tuesday Location: MCCC NR: $60 4451.461 Th 6—6:45PM 10/1—12/17 R: $44 No class 11/11, 11/25 NR: $66 Location: LSCC No class 11/26 Instructor: Certified Zumba Instructor 4451.462 F 9—9:45AM 10/2—12/18 R: $44 NR: $66 No class 11/28 LSCC = Senior/Community Center Thursday/Friday Location: LSCC MCCC = Monmouth Court Instructor: Donna Baccaro For more information, call the Recreation Office at 973-535-7925 or visit the Township website, www.livingstonnj.org. 16 FITNESS CLASSES FitPass Adult FitPass Class Descriptions: FitPasses are still being used for the following Cross Training — A challenging and intensive workout programs and may be purchased at the program, the class includes sets of aerobic routines and Livingston Recreation Department in units of 12 basic steps for burning calories combined with concentrated or 24 sessions. When you attend a Cross weight routines for complete body sculpting. Steps, 1-lb Training, Shape Up or Step Class, the instructor will mark weights and xertubes are provided. one space on your card. When the card is finished, buy Shape Up — A total body workout incorporating low impact another. routines, this class focuses on toning muscles, building Cross Training, Shape Up and Step Classes are held strength and improving body flexibility. throughout the week and are open to individuals ages 18 Step Fitness — A high intensity, low impact aerobic and over. Adult FitPasses only accepted for these classes. program involving stepping on and off a height- Senior Fitness is held on Mondays and Wednesdays and is adjustable platform. Height and intensity may be open to individuals ages 55 and over. Senior FitPass only modified to suit one’s own ability level. accepted at these classes. Please note: there is no transference of cards between Adult Fitness classes and Activity # Session Fee Senior Fitness classes. 4110.112 R: 12-session Adult FitPass $48 All programs have maximum participation numbers due to NR: 12-session Adult FitPass $72 space limitations. No guarantee of space availability is 4110.124 R: 24-session Adult FitPass $96 made by the instructor or the Recreation Department. Each FitPass must be used by the expiration date listed on the NR: 24-session Adult FitPass $144 card. Lost cards will not be refunded. Adult Fitness Class Schedule—ADULT FITPASS ONLY Class Day Time Dates Location No class Cross Training Wednesday 9—10AM 9/16—12/16 MCCC 11/11 Cross Training Thursday 6—7PM 9/17—12/17 MCCC 11/26 Shape Up Monday 9—10AM 9/14—12/14 MCCC 9/28 Shape Up Monday 7—8PM 9/14—12/14 MCCC 9/28 Shape Up Wednesday 7—8PM 9/16—12/16 MCCC 11/11 and 11/25 Shape Up Thursday 9—10AM 9/17—12/17 MCCC 11/26 Step Fitness Monday 6—7PM 9/14—12/14 MCCC 9/28 Step Fitness Wednesday 6—7PM 9/16—12/16 MCCC 11/11 and 11/25 Instructor: Elina Jungmann Activity # Session Fee Senior FitPass 4220.112 R: 12-session Senior FitPass $36 This program features low impact aerobic routines and gentle NR: 12-session Senior FitPass $54 stretching and toning exercise. For those ages 55 and over 4220.124 R: 24-session Senior FitPass $72 and the disabled population. NR: 24-session Senior FitPass $108 Senior Fitness Class Schedule—SENIOR FITPASS ONLY Class Day Time Dates Location No class Senior Fitness Monday 10—11AM 9/14—12/14 MCCC 9/28 Senior Fitness Wednesday 10—11AM 9/16—12/16 MCCC 11/11 Instructor: Elina Jungmann LSCC = Senior/Community Center MCCC = Monmouth Court Livingston Recreation — Fall 2009 Brochure 17 SENIOR PROGRAMS Senior Transportation International Folk Dancing NEW A transportation program is offered to Livingston Ages 55 and over residents 60 years of age and older and disabled Ethnic music and dance with physical and mental residents of any age to any Livingston location benefits. This class is low impact; no partners needed; including Township meetings, Shop Rite, the Livingston Mall and and great for improving balance, strength and memory. the JCC in West Orange. Soft-soled shoes required. The eighteen-passenger, wheelchair accessible bus runs Limit: 25 Monday—Friday between 9AM and 4:00PM and a volunteer driven vehicle is available Wednesday and Thursday between Activity # Day Time Date 9AM and 3:30PM. Reservations may be made one week to 4340.401 M 11—12PM 10/5—12/14 twenty-four hours in advance of the desired ride. Fees: R: $44 NR: $66 Location: LSCC, Lower Level NO SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE. The service includes two rides per day, either one round trip to Classical Music/Opera Lovers Club one location from one address and back or a drop-off at one Ages 55 and over address and pick-up at another address. Participants are Open to any Livingston senior, this member run club will responsible for finding their own transportation to a secondary feature presentations, speakers, videos and musical pick-up location if desired. recordings of group members favorite classical music Participants in the service must pre-register with the pieces, composers and operas. Recreation Department at the number listed below. The group will meet monthly and use a rotating schedule of members for the presentations. No expertise is To schedule your ride or to find out more required, just a love of classical music and opera. about the transportation service, please call Meetings: First Tuesdays of the Month (except 973-535-7925, select option “1” at the prompt. November) Phone lines are open 8/4, 9/1, 10/6, 11/10 Monday—Friday, 9AM—4PM. Time: 1PM—3PM Location: LSCC, Lower Level T’ai Chi Chih NEW Ages 55 and over Arthritis Water Workout NEW Ages 55 and over Based on ancient Oriental wellness principles, the program utilizes a series of slow and gentle movements to help circulate Hosted by the West Essex YMCA, this water workout pro- and balance the Chi—The Vital Force or Universal Energy. gram is for men and women who have been diagnosed Great for all ages and skill levels, the program can be done with osteoarthritis or osteoporosis. Done in shallow water, standing or seated to accommodate your level of fitness. the program uses specific movements to help strengthen the bones and surrounding muscles to help alleviate the Open to adults ages 55 and over. Dress in comfortable clothing. pain and stiffness of these conditions. Instructor: Bill Walton, accredited T`ai Chi Chih—Joy Thru Limit: 15 Movement instructor since 2001. Activity # Day Time Date Limit: 25 1400.401 Tues 9—10AM 9/29—12/15 Activity # Day Time Date 4881.461 W 11—12PM 9/30—12/16 1400.402 Thur 9—10AM 10/1—12/17 No class 11/11 No class 11/26 Fees: R: $33 NR: $49.50 Fee: No charge, but pre-registration is required Location: LSCC, Lower Level Location: West Essex YMCA, So. Livingston Ave Mahjong Instruction NEW Table Tennis Ages 55 and over NEW Ages 55 and over This class will offer an introduction to and instruction in playing Come out and learn how to play or improve your skills in mahjong, a game that involves skill, strategy and calculation, table tennis (also known as ping pong). At the same time, as well as a certain degree of luck. meet others interested in the game, socialize and exercise. Limit: 24 Limit: 20 Activity # Day Time Date Activity # Day Time Date 1020.401 Th 2—4PM 10/8—11/5 7541.402 W 11-12PM 9/30—11/18 Fee: No charge, but pre-registration is required No class 11/11 Location: LSCC Fee: No charge, but pre-registration is required Location: Northland Community Center For more information, call the Recreation Office at 973-535-7925 or visit the Township website, www.livingstonnj.org. 18 SENIOR PROGRAMS AND ORGANIZATIONS Yoga for Seniors the well-being of its members. Meetings are held at the LSCC at 1PM on the first Friday of the month September— See Chair Yoga, page 15, for class description, program dates June. Guests are welcome. and fee. Oak Leaf Senior Fitness classes A social organization for women 55 and over features so- See Senior FitPass and Senior Fitness class schedule, page cials, movies, cards and trips. Meetings are held Wednes- 16, for class description, program dates and fees. days, 12:00 pm—3:00 pm at the Senior/Community Center. Drop-in Adult Bridge For information contact Betty Weber at 973-992-1093. Bridge players may join their friends to play bridge on Mondays. Old Guard This is a free, drop in program. Knowledge of the game is re- A social organization for retired and semi-retired men fea- quired. No instruction is provided or games guaranteed. The tures social activities, trips and special services. Meetings program meets from 12:30PM to 3PM, year round at the are held Tuesdays, 10:00 am—12:00 pm at the Senior/ Livingston Senior Community Center, Lower level. Community Center. Other activities are held during the Drop-in Game Room & Library at the LSCC week. For information contact the Recreation Department at 973-535-7925. Located in the lower level of the Livingston Senior/Community Center, the game room offers a pool table, table tennis table, Thursday Seniors card tables, table top shuffleboard and a large screen television. A social organization for women and men 55 and over fea- The Library features several computers with internet access tures a weekly meeting with speakers, social hour and and a nice variety of books and movies available for borrowing. games. Meetings are held Thursdays, 12:00 pm—3:00 pm Open most days between 9AM and 4PM. Occasional program- at the Senior/Community Center. For information contact ming in the spaces may pre-empt the drop-in status. Please Mary Mac at 973-994-4235 watch for signs. Motor Meals AARP The Livingston Chapter #3663 of AARP is open to residents Available to any shut-in up to three meals a day, delivered at who are age 50 and over. The chapter engages in community noontime. Call 973-992-1293 for more information. service activities and is committed to prolonging and improving HEALTH DEPARTMENT Health Department Offerings * Breast Cancer Awareness Month programs * And much more! The Livingston Nursing Department, a division of the Department of Health, Welfare and Vital IMMUNIZATION CLINICS: Vaccinations for flu, pneumonia Statistics, offers a variety of health screenings and shingles are available to residents yearly. and special programs throughout the year. FLU SHOTS: BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS: Weekly blood Dates: Wednesday October 14 Last names A—M pressure clinics are offered on Mondays, Wednesdays & Wednesday October 21 Last names N—Z Fridays. All screenings are by appointment. Please call 973- Tuesday Nov 3 9—3:00PM 535-7961, ext. 226, 227 or 228 Times: 10AM—12PM on Wednesday. HEALTH FAIRS: A fall and a spring Health Fair are featured yearly and generally include vision, hearing, blood Fees: Free for residents 65 and over with Medicare Card. pressure, chiropractic, dental and bone mineral density $20 for all others. screenings as well as other informational booths from area Location: LSCC resources. PNEUMONIA AND SHINGLES VACCINES: SPECIAL PROGRAMS: Throughout the year, the department offers many of the following programs: Available by appointment through the Nurses office. * Skin cancer detection Call the office at 973-535-7961, ext. 226, 227 or 228, visit * Stroke risk assessment the town website at www.livingstonnj.org or watch the * Walking programs West Essex Tribune for more information regarding all programming. FALL HEALTH FAIR Saturday, September 26, 8:30AM—11:30AM — Call 973-535–7961 ext 226, 227 or 228 for information. Livingston Recreation — Fall 2009 Brochure 19 FACILITY USAGE INFORMATION USING THE LIVINGSTON SENIOR/COMMUNITY CENTER FOR MEETINGS: The Livingston Senior/Community Center is available for use by Township organizations for general meetings. The levels of us- age are as follows: WHO MAY RESERVE A SPACE: charge. More than two (2) spaces or two (2) dates per calendar month will result in rental fees being charged 1. Groups that may reserve space as often as needed each for the later dates. A Livingston based organization* is month free of charge: defined as any non-profit organization, committee, a. Township sponsored programs and events including chapter or branch, which satisfies any of the following Departmental meetings. criteria: b. Township appointed boards and committees. a. Has members appointed by Township Council. c. Township currently sponsored organizations. b. Devotes its activities or resources to the Livingston community. d. Senior Citizen organizations. c. Has at least 51% current membership of Livingston e. Youth Sports Council organizations residents. d. Is devoted to enhancing the quality of life or provides 2. Livingston based organizations may reserve up to two programming/social activities to senior citizens of (2) spaces, based on space availability, within Township Livingston. facilities up to two (2) times per calendar month free of TO RESERVE A SPACE: Please contact the Recreation Department at 973-535-7925 to be sent a Facility Reservation Request packet. You may also visit the Township website — www.livingstonnj.org — click on the “Recreation” link and download the information. Reservations will be accepted no later than Wednesday of the week prior to the date desired. The weekly calendar runs Monday—Sunday. The Recreation Department must be notified 72 hours prior to the event if additional space or time is needed. Due to space limitations, no guarantees of additional space or time are made even with 72 hours notice. For a complete list of rules and regulations, visit the Township website — www.livingstonnj.org PRIVATE PARTIES & EVENTS AT THE LSCC The Livingston Senior/Community Center is available for private parties, meetings and seminars for Livingston residents. Call 973-535-7925 for your packet or download the information from the Township website. General Information: How to Apply: 1. Proof of insurance coverage for $1 million per occur- Call the Livingston Recreation Department at 973-535- rence with a “Certificate of Insurance” naming the 7925. A staff member will send you a complete Private Township of Livingston as additional insured is required Rental Reservation Request packet or you may download for all rentals. the complete packet at www.livingstonnj.org — click on the 2. Reservations may be made for Friday, Saturday or “Recreation” link. Once you have received the packet, you Sunday only and is not available on Township holidays. may arrange a meeting to tour the facility and discuss rental 3. Application for use of the facility must be made by a options. Livingston resident 21 years of age or older. Payment of the $200 refundable deposit guarantees your 4. There is a minimum of two hours rental time. Contract date. Once you have completed and signed all of the re- time includes all set-up and take down. quired forms, your application will be reviewed and you will 5. The Township supplies only tables and chairs in a pre- be contacted within 5 working days to confirm your reserva- determined set-up. No table covers, table service, tion and discuss final payment. decorations, catering equipment or professional sound or lighting equipment is available. Upon completion of your rental, allow up to 30 days for the 6. Alcohol is not permitted in the facility. return of your deposit. 7. Admission may not be charged to any private rental event. Games of chance are not permitted. For more information, call the Recreation Office at 973-535-7925 or visit the Township website, www.livingstonnj.org. 20 SPONSORED & SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS Livingston Arts Council Livingston Community Players The Livingston Council for the Arts is a nonprofit arts coordinat- Singers, dancers, actors, crew and production personnel are ing group established by the Town Council to make the arts needed to help stage a variety of musicals and plays held visible in Livingston and surrounding areas. Its aim is to encour- yearly. age quality offerings in performing and visual arts and to act as an informal clearing house for all of the artistic disciplines. Livingston Symphony Orchestra Established in 1955, the orchestra provides an opportunity for Arts Association qualified amateur musicians to perform under the direction of a Organized in 1959 to foster an appreciation of the fine arts, the professional conductor. Opportunities also exist in orchestra organization presents exhibitions, demonstrations and work- management and administration. shops throughout the year. Day and evening classes for adults and children are also available. Livingston Historical Society Open meetings the fourth Monday, September—April at the Camera Club LSCC provide programs of local historical interest. For informa- The Camera Club was formed to share experiences, and knowl- tion write: P.O. Box 220, Livingston NJ 07039. The society edge for improvement in skills, both with the camera and in the maintains the following properties: darkroom. Meets on the second and fourth Mondays at the Ely Cemetery—open to the public on Memorial and Veteran’s LSCC September—May. Days Children’s Theater of Livingston Force Homestead — open to the public the second Sunday Newly formed in 2007, the Children’s Theater of Livingston pro- from 2– 4PM April—November. duces children’s musicals and plays throughout the year. Livingston Youth Sports Association Contact Information Baseball & Softball: Livingston Little League American League Larry Ringler 973-992-7607 www.livall.org (South side of Town) Player Agent National League Stacy Santola, Pres 973-535-6502 www.lnlls.com (North side of Town) Girls Softball League Stacy Santola 973-535-6502 www.lnlls.com Jon Fetner 973-535-5603 Senior League 13-16 www.livingstonseniorleague.com Pat O’Connor 973- 740-1806 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com American Legion Baseball Chris Politan 908-296-0553 firstname.lastname@example.org www.post201bb.com Football & Cheerleading: Livingston Jr. Lancers www.jrlancers.org Football Mike Duffy 201-404-8294 email@example.com Cheerleading Sue Linnen 201-618-1052 firstname.lastname@example.org Lacrosse: Livingston Jr Lacrosse Club www.livingstonlacrosse.org Lacrosse Club Eric Rosenson 973-992-4100 Soccer: Livingston Soccer Club www.lsclub.com Soccer Club Andy Feigenberg, Pres 973-740-1133 email@example.com Livingston Recreation — Fall 2009 Brochure REGISTRATION FORM Livingston Recreation Department, 204 Hillside Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039 PH: 973-535-7925 Fax: 973-535-2949 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Make Checks Payable to: Township of Livingston Parent/Self: Last First Address: City: Zip: Email: Phone: Home: Cell: Work: Emergency Contact Information: Name: Phone: If more space needed, please use back of page. Name: Phone: Participant Name Grade DOB Sex Activity # Activity Name Fee (MM/DD/YY) (M/F) . . . . . . . LATE FEE (if applicable) TOTAL DUE: Do any of these participants require special assistance? Please circle: YES If yes, you will be contacted by the Recreation Department MEDICAL Participant Name: Allergy: INFORMATION: Participant Name: Allergy: FOR SPORT ACTIVITIES PLEASE CIRCLE T-SHIRT SIZE: YOUTH S M L ADULT S M L XL ALL ADULT PARTICIPANTS MUST SIGN BELOW. PARENT/GUARDIAN SIGNATURE REQUIRED FOR REGISTRANTS UNDER 18. In consideration of your accepting my child’s entry, I hereby for myself, my child, my heirs, executors and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I or my child may have against the Township of Livingston and its representatives, successors and assigns for any and all injuries suffered by myself or my child at any activity sponsored by these groups. I hereby give permission for my child’s name and picture to be used on the recreation website or for recreation publicity. In case of emergency, I hereby give the Township of Livingston permission to call emergency medical services to transport my child or myself to an appropriate medical faculty. For Office Use Only Signature: Date: Rec’d By: Date: FOR SPORT ACTIVITIES, PLEASE COMPLETE BOTH SIDES BC Verified: Cash Check REGISTRATION FORM/SPORTSMANSHIP PLEDGE Livingston Recreation Department, 204 Hillside Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039 PH: 973-535-7925 Fax: 973-535-2949 Email: email@example.com SPORTSMANSHIP PLEDGE By signing this, I hereby acknowledge that I have read and discussed the Livingston Sports Council Code of Conduct with all family members and pledge to be responsible for our family's words and actions while attending, coaching, officiating or participating in a sports event and shall conform my behavior to the Livingston Sports Council Code of Conduct. I also agree not to hold the Township of Livingston, Livingston Sports Council or member Sports Organization, League, and/or Board of Education responsible for the conduct of any athlete, parent, coach, official, or other attendee present at a sports event. The Township of Livingston shall incur no liability for limited or non-enforcement of this Code of Conduct. Signature: ____________________________________________________________ Date: ______________________________ Township of Livingston, Livingston Sports Council Code of Conduct is available in the Recreation Office, Livingston Public Library, Livingston Township Public Schools, Township of Livingston website, www.livingstonnj.org, and Livingston Board of Education website, www.livingston.org. 23 SPECIAL EVENTS Newcomer’s Picnic Monday, September 14, 2009 Community Health Fair 5:30PM—7:00PM Saturday, September 26, 2009 Are you new to the Livingston area? Bring 8:30- 8:30-11:30AM your family and come check out just what Hearing, Vision , Podiatry, Livingston has to offer while enjoying Dental and other screenings. a picnic supper. Booths include: Informational booths and Township Departments and MUCH, MUCH MORE!!!! Community Organizations Blood work at reasonable rates! Child I.D. kits And much more!!! Call the Nursing Division at Call Lauren Glassman at 973-535-7961 973-535-7961 ext. 226, 227 or 228 to register for the event. for more information. FREQUENTLY REQUESTED NUMBERS: Immunization Clinics Emergency Services Flu Shots: 10AM—12PM Fire Department (non-emergency) Fire - Emergency 973-992-2373 911 Wed., Oct. 14—Last Names Beginning A—M Police Department (non-emergency) 973-992-3000 Wed., Oct. 21—Last Names Beginning N—Z Police—Emergency 911 Free to residents 65 & up with a Medicare Township Departments: Card. Receptionist 973-992-5000 Building Department 973-535-7957 $20 for all others. Health, Welfare & Human Services 973-535-7961 Municipal Court 973-535-7970 Pneumonia and Shingles Vaccines: Planning Department Public Works 973-535-7954 973-535-7950 Available only by appointment. Recreation Department 973-535-7925 Call 973-535-7961 ext. 226, 227 or 228. Tax—Assessor 973-535-7979 Tax—Collector 973-535-7983 Water—Billing 973-535-7994 Water—Service 973-535-7951 Area Services Livingston Schools 973-535-8000 LYCS 973-535-2646 Livingston TV 973-597-0896 Rockwood Memorial Library 973-992-4600 West Essex Tribune 973-992-1771 For more information, call the Recreation Office at 973-535-7925 or visit the Township website, www.livingstonnj.org. Township of Livingston PRST STRD US Postage Recreation Department PAID 204 Hillside Avenue Livingston, NJ Permit No. 16 Livingston, New Jersey 07039-3646 Fall Recreation Programs Inside!!!
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