Chambersburg Recreation Department's 2009 Fall Program Guide

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					        Chambersburg Recreation Department's
             2009 Fall Program Guide


                             NEW!
                         Introduction to
                         Mountain Biking

  Pre-School Sport
  Opportunities

                                                    Youth and Adult
                                                   Volleyball Leagues




                                                   Low-Impact
                                                    Aerobics



                                 Indoor/ Outdoor
                                  Soccer Leagues
Youth Lacrosse League!
                               General Information

             Administrative Staff                                     Table of Contents
                                                           Pre-school Sports……………………………………...2
          Superintendent of Recreation                     Pre-school Open Gym
        Guy Shaul: gshaul@chbgboro.com                     Teeny Boppers
                                                           Sporties for Shorties
      Assist. Superintendent of Recreation                 Kinder Kicks Soccer
      Julie Redding: jredding@chbgboro.com                 Biddy Basketball

                  Office Manager                           Youth Sports…………..………………….……...……3
       Judie Findon: jfindon@chbgboro.com                  K-5th Grade Fall Soccer League
                                                           1st-5th Grade Basketball Clinic
                                                           Introduction to Mountain Biking

           Department Information                          Youth Sports Continued……………….………...…...4
Address: 235 S. 3rd St., Chambersburg, PA 17201            Fun and Games Friday
             Phone: 717-261-3275                           Skateboarding Clinic
                 WebAddress:                               Santa’s Workshop
  www.borough.chambersburg.pa.us/rec_dep                   Breakfast with Santa

              Email: See Above                             Indoor Soccer League and 1st-3rd
                                                           Grade Basketball League………………….……….…5
             Registration Methods
                                                           Indoor Soccer League and 1st –3rd
                     Walk-in                               Grade Basketball Reg. Form……………………...….6
We accept walk-in registration for all programs. The
    office is open Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM.                 Teen Opportunities…………………………………....7
                     Mail-in                               6th-9th Grade Fall Soccer League
  We accept mail-in registration for all programs,         6th-9th Grade Volleyball League
EXCEPT LEAGUES. Please call or stop in to obtain           Bard Hall Concert Series
 the appropriate forms for all league registrations.       Boy’s Lacrosse Clinic

                      Online                               Adult Fitness...………...……………………………....8
   You may register for certain programs online!
                                                           Light-n-Lively
            Look for the asterisk(*).
                                                           “Easy Does It” Exercise
                                                           Lunge-time Workout

                                                           Adult Fitness and Leagues…………………….….…..9
                                                           Leisure Learning Series
         The Recreation Department is seeking              Adult, Co-ed Volleyball League
 qualified high school / college students to assist with   Adult Basketball League
 after school and weekend / evening youth programs.        Adult Indoor Soccer League
     If interested, please contact Julie Redding at
                                                           Fall Indoor Yard Sale………………………...….…..10
                    261-3275 X 7401.
                                                           Registration Information……………………..……..11
                    Pre-School Sport Opportunities                                                            -2-
                                         Pre-school Open Gym
                                      Moms, Dads, and Caregivers...
        Looking for a place to let your kids expend some energy during these fall / winter months?
      Bring them to our free-play "open gym" to run, play with balls, socialize, and just have FUN!
                       A great way for you to meet other adults and socialize too!
Session       Dates                           Day          Time                    Cost / “Family” Visit
Begins 9/2     Ongoing after 9/2              Wed. / Fri   9:30-11:30AM            $2/family


                                                  Teeny-Boppers
This semi-structured class introduces wee-ones through pre-school age (1.5 - under 3 years) to basic gymnastics,
gross motor skills, and socialization activities in a fun, safe environment. Active circle-time songs, games, ball and
parachute play are a few of the fun activities children will enjoy. This program is designed as a parent / tot class
that requires direct participation with your child. Classes held in Rec. Center Gym.
Session #       Dates                          Day              Time                  Cost for each 6-wk sess.
*Session 1      9/22 - 10/27                   Tuesday          10-11AM               $35/ Boro Resident $25
*Session 2      11/3 - 12/8                    Tuesday          10-11AM               $35/ Boro Resident $25
Registration Deadline: Session 1: 9/16         Session 2: 10/28
*Registration Available Online

                                          Sporties for Shorties
Designed for children 3 years of age, this program introduces the basics of soccer, basketball and tee-ball through a
series of fun, lead-up games and activity stations. Children also participate in many group games and activities that
encourage socialization and muscle development. Classes held in Rec. Center Gym.
Session #        Dates                         Day           Time                   Cost for each 6-wk sess.
*Session 1       9/21- 10/26                   Monday        10-11 AM               $35/ Boro Resident $25
*Session 2       11/2 - 12/7                   Monday        10-11 AM               $35/ Boro Resident $25
Registration Deadline: Session 1: 9/15 Session 2: 10/27
*Registration Available Online


                           Kinderkicks Soccer & Biddy Basketball
Children 4-5 years of age are invited to join us for an hour of soccer and basketball in a fun-filled, non-competitive
environment. Children learn basic soccer and basketball skills through a series of lead-up games, fun drills, and
small-sided games. Classes held in Rec. Center Gym.

Program Name                  Date                    Day            Time                   Cost for each 6-wk sess.
*Kinder Kicks Soccer          9/22- 10/27             Tuesday        3:45-4:45 PM           $35/ Boro Resident $25
*Kinder Kicks Soccer          9/24– 10/29             Thursday       10-11 AM               $35/ Boro Resident $25
*Biddy Basketball             11/3 - 12/8             Tuesday        3:45-4:45 PM           $35/ Boro Resident $25
*Biddy Basketball             11/5 - 12/17            Thursday       10-11 AM               $35/ Boro Resident $25
                              (no class 11/26)

Registration Deadline: Kinderkicks: 9/17         Biddy B-ball: 10/28
*Registration Available Online
                          Youth Sport Opportunities                                                           -3-
                                             Fall Soccer League
Fall Soccer begins September 19th for all K - 5th grade students attending school in the Chambersburg area public
and private schools. Anyone interested in participating should contact his / her elementary school directly. Parents
home-schooling their child(ren) should contact the public school where their child would attend if attending a public
school.




                                  1st-5th Grade Basketball Clinic
1st -5th graders are invited to join us for three fun-filled days of basketball skills instruction. Designed to better
prepare children for their participation in the winter leagues, the program introduces the fundamental skills, rules,
and necessary terminology of the sport. Classes held in Rec. Center Gym.

Day            Grade                  Dates                   Time                           Cost
*Monday        4th-5th                11/2, 9, 16             3:45-4:45 PM                   $25/ Boro Res. $15
*Monday        1st-3rd                11/23, 11/30, 12/7      3:45-4:45 PM                   $25/ Boro Res. $15

Registration Deadline: 4th/5th Grades: 10/27         1st-3rd Grades: 11/17
*Registration Available Online




                                   Introduction to Mountain Biking
Grab your bike and helmet and let’s ride! Have you experienced Chambersburg’s Pump Track? Learn how to navi-
gate the track, participate in balance drills, ride over and around obstacles, and enjoy some trail riding! Participants
will gain increased confidence on the bike, improve bike safety awareness, and make new friends while having fun
mountain biking.
This class, designed for children 6-10 years of age, will meet at the parking lot on Hood Street, along the Chambers-
burg Rail Trail. Balance drills and skill sessions will take place along this portion of the Rail Trail and may move
beyond this point during the riding portion of the class. Terrain and riding locations suitable for beginner / interme-
diate skills levels.
Day                             Dates                    Time                                 Cost
Saturday                        9/12 - 10/3              12 - 1:30PM                          $35 / Boro Res. $25




           Boy’s Lacrosse Clinic! See page 7 for full details.
  Youth Sport and Variety Opportunities Cont. -4-
                                            Fun & Games Friday
Youth in 1st-5th grades are invited to join us on the 2nd Friday of each month for a couple hours of games, roller
blading (you may bring heelies), snacks, and a movie! Parents - a great "babysitter" while you go enjoy a date! Held
at the Recreation Center.

Day                    Date                           Time                           Cost
Friday                 10/9, 11/13, 12/11             7-9PM                          $7 per person
                                                                                     $5 for each additional child.

Registration Deadline: The Wednesday before each Friday event. (You must pre-register)

                                            Skateboarding Clinic
Geared to novice skaters, (5-10 years of age) this clinic focuses on learning basic skills, improving existing abilities,
and proper use of skate park obstacles. First class held at the Memorial Park Skate Park, 2nd class held at Cluggy’s
Skate Park.
Requirements: skateboard, helmet, knee & elbow pads.

Day                    Dates                          Time                           Cost
*Sunday                9/13, 20                       2-4PM                          $30/ Boro Res. $20

Registration Deadline: 9/9


                                  Holiday Happenings
                                            Santa’s Workshop
Children in 1st-5th grades are invited to join our elves at the Recreation Department to create a variety of tree
ornaments, holiday decorations or hand-made presents. Snacks provided. Held at the Recreation Center.

Day                            Date                   Time                           Cost
Saturday                       12/5                   9-11AM                         $15.00 / person

Registration Deadline: 11/30


                                            Breakfast with Santa
After enjoying a yummy pancake breakfast with Santa, join us and the elves for many fun holiday games, crafts and
other festive activities. Bring your wish list, kids, as Santa will be ready to take notes! Held at the Recreation
Center.
Day                            Date                   Time                           Cost
Saturday                       12/12                  9-11AM                         $5/ person, 2 and under are free
Registration Deadline: 11/30 (register early as space is limited!)
                     Youth Indoor Soccer League and
                     1st-3rd Grade Basketball League                                                           -5-

                                     Youth Indoor Soccer League
                       Co-ed, recreational soccer league for youth 6-15 years of age.
Games are played at the New Franklin Ruritan Center. Individual registration only for youth 6-11 years of age. We
accept either team or individual registration for youth 12-15 years of age. Participants receive two, pre-season
practices (one hour in length), and play six games either Friday evening or Saturday morning / afternoon (depending
upon your age bracket.) You may use the form on the reverse page to register for this league.
You will receive a phone call indicating your 1st practice time.

Age Division                    Practice and Game Day                       Times (held in 1 hr. increments)
6-8 years of age                Saturdays                                   Begins at 9:30 AM
9-11 year of age                Saturdays                                   Begins at approx. 11:30 AM
12-15 years of age              Fridays                                     Begins at 5:30 PM

December Practices                                                          Games begin in January
6-11 year olds: 12/12 and 19                                                1/9
12-15 year olds: 12/11 and 18                                               1/8

Cost: $59 / Boro Resident $49
Team Fee (12-15 year olds only): $325
Registration Deadline: 11/12


                                 1st-3rd Grade Basketball League
This fun, recreational league, will be sure to excite all young basketball enthusiasts! The season incorporates skill
instruction and games, and is held at the New Franklin Ruritan Center. Baskets are lowered to 8' and teams play
4 v 4. Individual registration only. Participants receive two, pre-season practices and play six games. (Game days
incorporate a 15-minute practice each week.) You may use the form on the reverse page to register for this
league. You will receive a phone call indicating your 1st practice time.

Grade                           Day                       Times: Practices and games are held in 1-hr. increments
1st - 2nd Grade                 Monday or Tuesday         Begins at 5:30 PM
3rd Grade                       Tuesday                   Begins at 5:30 PM
                                Practices                 Games
1st - 2nd Grade                 M or T: 1/4, 5 & 11, 12   Week of 1/18 for 6 weeks (no games 1/18)
3rd Grade                       T: 1/5 & 12               Week of 1/18 for 6 weeks

Cost: $49 / Boro Resident $39
Registration Deadline: 12/9
        Registration Form For the 1st-3rd Grade
 Basketball League and/or the Indoor Soccer League -6-
                                You may use this form to register for both programs.
League for which you are registering: ______________________________________________________________________
Participant’s Name_______________________________ M____ F_____ Age_________ DOB________ Grade____
Email Address__________________________________________________________________________________________
Address_________________________________________________ City _______________________ Zip _______________
Township in which you reside? Boro           Guilford       Greene     Hamilton       Lurgan    Letterkenny    Other
Parent’s / Guardian’s Name___________________________ Home Phone_____________ Work/Cell Phone______________
Emergency Contact:_________________________________ Phone #____________________ Phone #__________________
Emergency Contact:_________________________________ Phone #____________________ Phone #__________________
Does your child suffer from any allergies?________________ If yes, please list_____________________________________
Does your child suffer from any other medical conditions of which we should be aware?_______________________________

In the event of any emergency, we will first try to contact parents / guardians. If we cannot reach a parent /
guardian, we will then attempt to contact anyone listed as an emergency contact. In the event we cannot
reach any of the above listed individuals, we will use our discretion, and if necessary, contact medical assis-
tance immediately.

Has your child previously participated in a basketball or indoor soccer league?
Basketball: ___ yes     ___no Soccer: ___ yes ___ no

If your child has previously participated in either type of league, please circle your assessment of their skill level.
Basketball:      1-beginner 2-intermediate 3-advanced             Soccer:      1-beginner 2-intermediate 3-advanced

Parent’s, coaches are needed! ___ Yes, I am willing to coach. ___ Basketball ____ Soccer
                              ___ No, I will be unable to coach.

Shirt Size: Youth Sizes - S                M      L      Adult Sizes S             M      L XL (Please Circle)
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                                                                         Permission Slip

This form grants_____________________________________________________ permission to participate in the
Chambersburg Recreation Department’s (Please Circle) 1st-3rd Grade Basketball League and / or Youth Indoor
Soccer League. I am aware that this type of recreational activity may result in injury. I (we) agree that the
Borough of Chambersburg, its representatives and/or other organizations and individuals connected with sponsoring
or conducting this event will not be held liable for any injury that may occur.

Signature of Parent or Guardian_______________________________________________ Date________________

                         Please return this form, with payment, to: the Chambersburg Recreation Department
                                               235 S. 3rd St, Chambersburg, PA 17201
             Youth / Teen Sport Opportunities                                                                 -7-
                              6th-9th Grade Fall Soccer League
This co-ed, recreational league provides teenagers an opportunity to participate in recreational soccer without having
to travel out of town. Everyone plays! Participants should expect to play at least half of each game. Games are held
Saturday mornings at Stevens Elementary School.

Day            Dates                          Time                                          Cost
Saturday       9/26-10/31                     Games begin at 9:00 AM                        $45/ Boro Res. $35
                                              (held in 1-hr increments)

Registration Deadline: 9/11

                              6th-9th Grade Volleyball League
Youth in 6th through 9th grades are invited to participate in this fun, co-ed instructional/competitive league. Each
match lasts approximately 1 hour, beginning at 6:00 PM. A match consists of best out of three games and incorpo-
rates a 15-minute, pre-game practice. Held at the Recreation Center.

Day            Dates                          Time                                          Cost
Monday         10/12 -11/23                   Begins at 6:00 PM                             $45/ Boro Res. $35
                                              (held in 1-hr. increments)
Registration Deadline: 9/28

                                     Bard Hall Concert Series
Join us monthly, beginning September 18, to experience the sounds of local musical talent. Bring your friends, relax,
and hang-out.

Day            Dates                          Time                                          Cost
Friday         10/16, 11/20, 12/18            8-10 PM (Doors open at 7:45)                  $5 / person

No Deadline. Pay at the door.


                   Boy’s Lacrosse Clinic and Live-Play Action!
Boys, 9-14 years old, will gain experience in all fundamental skills of lacrosse. Each session consists of basic skill
instruction and practice drills followed by small-sided, game situations. Location TBA.
Day            Dates                          Time                                         Cost
Sunday         9/13-10/11                     1:30-3PM                                     $45/ Boro Res. $35

Registration Deadline: 9/10
Limited Equipment Available. Will need helmets, stick, shoulder & elbow pads, mouthguard, and gloves.



            6th - 9th Grade Basketball League
     Watch for more information coming later this fall!
                         Adult Fitness Opportunities                                                       -8-
                                               Light-n-Lively

This low-impact aerobic program is sure to jump-start your heart and liven your spirit! Running, jumping and
jogging are not incorporated and most exercises are safe for anyone suffering from joint ailments. Class begins with
a warm-up followed by a stimulating aerobic work-out with lively music. Class concludes with a cool-down for a
relaxing stretch. Bring a mat. Held in Rec. Center Gym.
Participants may also stay for an additional 1/2 hour of weight work, which promotes building bone density and
muscle strength.

Day                           Date                                  Time                           Cost
Tuesday/Thursday              Begins 9/1                            9-10AM                         $2/day, Drop-in
Tuesday/Thursday              Begins 9/1                            10-10:30 AM                    $1/day, Drop-in



                                               “Easy Does It”

This program is designed for the individual who desires to exercise, but is afraid of falling, who has had knee or hip
surgery, or is recovering from physical challenges that prevents him / her from participating in a more vigorous
exercise program. Open to all ages. Class begins with a weight program and concludes with chair exercises. Held
in Rec. Center Gym.

Day                           Date                                  Time                           Cost
Tuesday                       Begins 9/1                            10-11AM                        $2/day, Drop-in




                                           Lunge-time Workout
Join us during your lunch-time to stretch, walk, power-walk, and lunge your way into a healthier,
more fit and energized you! Walkers will boost metabolism, increase energy levels, and improve
cardiovascular health. Class incorporates various walk, stretch and power walk routines with or
without hand weights.

Day                   Dates                          Time                   Cost
Monday                Begins 9/21                    12-12:45PM             $2/visit

Bring hand weights!
Adult Leagues and Personal Interest Opportunities -9-

                                         Leisure Learning Series
The Recreation Department would like to begin offering adult leisure learning opportunities. We are looking for in-
structors willing to teach a class or a series of classes on a variety of topics. Painting, drawing, pottery, crocheting,
knitting, cooking, jewelry making, etc, are among the many options we’d like to offer. Get paid to teach others your
talent!
If interested in teaching, please contact the Recreation Department for additional information.

Otherwise…
               Be on the lookout for leisure learning opportunities in the upcoming months!


                                  Adult, Co-ed Volleyball League
Teens 15 yrs - adults, who are interested in participating in a league designed for the recreational,
beginner/intermediate level players, are invited to participate in this NEW, co-ed, recreational league.
Team registration only. Games begin at 6:00 PM.

Day / Dates                                           Cost                   Registration Dead.
Thursdays, 10/15-12/3 (no 11/26)                      $245/ team             1/7


                                            Adult Indoor Soccer

Open to teens 16 years of age through adults, this league provides a venue to continue soccer through the winter
months. Team registration only. Season includes 7 games and post season play. Both A & B brackets. “A” bracket
plays Sundays. “B” bracket plays Saturdays and possible Sundays. Held in Rec. Center Gym.

Dates                                                 Cost                   Registration Deadline
Begins 1/23                                           $245/ team             1/7




                                        Adult Basketball League
Open to adults age 18 and older and not being carried on any sanctioned school roster. Team registration only.
Season includes 10 regular season games and post-season play. Held in Rec. Center Gym.

Dates                  Day / Time                     Cost/ Team             Registration Deadline
Begins 1/20            W: begins at 8PM               $550/ Team             1/6
                       Sat: begins at 1PM
                     Fall Indoor Yard Sale                                          -10-
"One man's trash is another man's treasure." Bring your "gently-used" treasures to our
community indoor yard sale! No need to worry about the weather, and bargain
shoppers can hit all the great sales in one large indoor location!
Held in the Recreation Center's “Bard Hall.”

Day                      Date                            Time
Friday & Saturday        September 25-26                 8 AM -1PM

Cost / 8' table: $10.00 / table for 1 day; $15.00 / table for 2 days

A great venue to buy and sell kids clothing, toys and infant
necessities!!

Registration Deadline: September 14




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                   Community Indoor Yard Sale
                       Registration Form

Name__________________________ M___ F____ D.O.B.________ Phone #_____________
Address____________________________ City_______________________ Zip_______________
Circle Residency: Borough Greene Guilford Hamilton Lurgan Ltky Other
Email___________________________________________________________________________

# of tables you wish to use____________ Which day(s) you plan to sell_______________________
Brief description of the items you wish to sell or highlight _________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________

            Please return this portion to the Recreation Department, with payment, to:
          Chambersburg Recreation Department, 235 S. 3rd St., Chambersburg, PA 17201
                       Registration Information                                                             -11-
Registration Reminders
Mail-in
Chambersburg Recreation Department, 235 S. 3rd St., Chambersburg, PA 17201
You may use the form below to register for all programs, except Leagues.
Walk-in
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
On-line
At your convenience! www.active.com/browse/chambers
(However, not all programs apply. Program marked with an “*” are available for online registration.)

Payment Methods
Mail: Please send a check payable to "Recreation Department."
In Person: Cash, Check, VISA or Mastercard payments are accepted.
On-line: Credit Card; convenience fees apply - 6% of total program cost (Host site fees)

Other Registration Information
Refund Policy
We will offer refunds for any program, provided you contact us before the program’s registration deadline. After this
time, refunds will not be issued except for medical emergencies. A $5.00 administrative fee will be retained by the
Recreation Department for each refund issued.
Register Early!
Please register early! If a program does not receive sufficient registration by the indicated deadline it will be
canceled.
Returned Checks
Any check returned for insufficient funds will be assessed an additional $25.00.


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 Mail in Registration Form: Do NOT use this form when registering for any League.
  Send, with payment, to: Chambersburg Recreation Department, 235 S. 3rd St, Chambersburg, PA 17201

Participant’s Name______________________________ M____ F_____ Age_________ DOB________ Grade____
Program Name_________________________________________________________________________________
Participant’s Name______________________________ M____ F_____ Age_________ DOB________ Grade____
Program Name_________________________________________________________________________________
Participant’s Name______________________________ M____ F_____ Age_________ DOB________ Grade____
Program Name_________________________________________________________________________________
Address_______________________________________________ City_________________________ Zip________
Circle Residency:     Boro    Guilford    Greene     Hamilton    Lurgan     Letterkenny      Other
Email Address__________________________________________________________________________________
Parent’s / Guardian’s Name_________________________ Home Phone__________ Work / Cell Phone_________

Amount Enclosed:_______________ Date Sent:________________ Office Info: Date Received _______________