Garden City Recreation Department News


Recreation Camps Announced

The Recreation Department has scheduled the following camps for our Garden City resident youth. Registration will be by mail only and will be announced in an upcoming article. The dates and age groupings are listed below. All camps are held in the morning unless otherwise noted. Camps that are listed by age must be that age by the start of the camp. Proof of age may be required.

Basketball Camp – June 29 – July 2 – entering grades 2-6

Preschool Camp – week of July 6 – ages 3.5 to 5 years

week of July 13

week of July 20

week of July 27

week of August 3

Team Handball Camp July (TBA) ages 10 -16

Yoga Camp July (TBA) ages 6 – 14

Lacrosse Camp July 6- 9 entering grades 2- 6

July 13 – 16

Volleyball Camp – July 6 – 9 boys entering grades 6-12

July 13 – 16 – girls entering grades 6-12

Mad Science Camp July 6 – 9 ages 7 – 11

Flight Academy

Field Hockey Camp July 20-23 entering grades 4 – 7 July 27-30

Baseball Camp July 20 – 23 ages 6 – 12

July 27 – 30

Mad Science Camp July 27 – 30 ages 7 – 11

Secret Agent Detective

Theater Camp July 27 – 30 ages 6 – 12

August 3 – 6

Soccer Camp August 3 – 6 ages 6 – 12

(half and full day) August 10 – 13

Tennis (every week in the summer through the week of 8/10)

PeeWee level ages 4-6 9-10 a.m.

Novice Level ages 6-7 2:30 – 4 p.m.

Junior Level ages 8 -11 10–12:15 p.m. or 12–2:15 p.m.

Senior Level ages 12 – 18 2:30 – 4 p.m.

PeeWee Sports Sampler dates to be announced ages 4-5

Adult Yoga Registration Begins

Connie McKnight, our certified yoga instructor, has designed classes with all ages in mind. Each class is 55 minutes long. All classes are held in Cluett Hall at St. Paul’s. Any resident of Garden City is invited to join these relaxing classes. The course schedule is as follows:

Mondays 7:30 p.m.

5-week session in June for $25

Mondays 7:30 p.m.

12-week session from June through mid-August for $60

Wednesdays 10:30 a.m.

6-week session beginning May 13 through June 17 for $30

To register for any of these classes, please fill out the form below and return to the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.

Men’s Over 35 Softball League Now Registering

Roster packages for the Garden City Recreation Department’s Men’s Over 35 Softball League are now available. This league plays on Sunday evenings. Rosters will be accepted from teams meeting the following eligibility requirements: Teams must be comprised of residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City. All players must be over 35 years of age or turning 35 during the course of the season. The fee for this league is $500, which includes games, balls and umpires. Application packages can be picked up at the Recreation Department in Village Hall.

Want to Play Some Softball?

If you are a resident of the Inc. Village of Garden City, age 18 or over, who would like to play softball in one of the Recreation Department’s softball leagues, call the Recreation Office at 465-4075 to put your name on our “player list.” We sometimes have coaches who call looking for extra players to round out their rosters. Call and leave your name, age, address and phone number and we will keep your name on file for the team who is looking for extra players.

Registration for Spring/Summer Adult Tennis Begins

The Garden City Recreation Department will conduct evening tennis lessons for adults who are residents of Garden City at the Community Park Tennis Facility. The lessons will run for one hour each week in three sessions during the spring/summer months. The registrant has a choice of a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday class and a choice of time. There will be a maximum of four players per court. The dates and fees will be as follows:

Session 1: six weeks beginning May 4, $120

Session 2: four weeks beginning July 6, $80

Session 3: four weeks beginning Aug. 3, $80

To register, please visit the Recreation’s Administrative Offices at 108 Rockaway Avenue (St. Paul’s Athletic Complex) by April 21.

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