Parks and Recreation
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Related Files:2013 Playground Program Schedule (Updated June 12) 2013 Playground Program Bus Schedule 2013 SUMMER PROGRAM INFORMATION
The Department of Parks & Recreation maintains several recreational facilities for school sports, youth athletics, and resident usage. Permits, which may be obtained at the Recreation Office, 1090 Cranston Street, Hamilton Building, are available to residents and groups to guarantee the use of ball fields and tennis courts. Each and every other recreational facility is available to Cranston residents. Special rules and regulations are posted at each site to ensure a safe and fun environment for all.
WHAT'S GOING ON IN RECREATION?
IMPORTANT UPDATE TO PLAYGROUND PROGRAM SCHEDULE
We have posted a new, updated Playground Program schedule. We miss read the schedule for the Pawtucket Red Sox and mistakenly listed the PAW SOX game on July 25th. That is a road game. The new date of the Paw Sox game is Wednesday, August 14. Anyone who has registered before June 12 and is scheduled to attend on either July 25 or August 14 will receieve a letter notifying them of the change.
NOTE TO ALL PARENTS: Please make sure you have the most up to date schedule. The date is listed in the upper left corner.
LIVING ARTS THEATER CAMP IS FULL
Living Arts Theater Camp is officially at capacity. Thanks to all the parents who signed up. Mike Miele does a great job and we're lucky to have him.
For any parents who missed out, we are taking people for a waiting list. You can still fill out an application to get on the list. We will not accept any payment until your child is guaranteed a spot.
2013 SUMMER PROGRAM INFORMATION NOW ONLINE
Cranston Parks and Recreation has finalized it's summer programming for 2013 and has made the information available HERE.
We are offering the same quality programs as years past - Playground Program, Tennis Lessons, Arts & Crafts, Living Arts Theater, and Challenger Soccer Camp.
Registration for all summer programs can be done in the Recreation Office Mondays through Fridays from 9:00am - 4:00pm. Registration will remain open until June 21.
The Playground Program Activity Schedule and Bus Schedule is still being finalized and will be posted in the coming weeks.
CHALLENGER SPORTS SOCCER CAMP - REGISTER NOW
Kick off the first week of summer vacation by kicking the soccer ball with authentic English soccer coaches. The camp takes place from June 24 - 28 behind Hope Highlands for ages 4-14.
For the Challenger Sports camp, you can register now by going to the Challenger website. Follow the link HERE and sign up today.
2013 SLATE OF SUMMER & FAMILY CONCERTS
The Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the list of performers and dates as part of our "Music In Our Town" Free Summer Concert Series.
Concerts start at 6:30 pm at the WILLIAM HALL LIBRARY, 1825 BROAD STREET.
JUNE 27 TBA (Navy Band Northest had to cancel)
JULY 11 RI REDNECKS Classic Country Music
JULY 18 NIGHTLIFE ORCHESTRA Big Band Sound
JULY 25 PHENIX AVE Easy Listening Favorites
AUGUST 1 TRANSMISSION Classics from the 60's, 70's & 80's
AUGUST 8 JOES BACKYARD BAND Popular Music from All Eras
Click the band's name to visit thier website and hear some of their music. NO CONCERT JULY 4TH
We will also continue with our Family Concerts, bringing two children's performers to the steps of the William Hall Library. These performers are guaranteed to get your kids jumping, clapping, laughing, and dancing. Concerts start at 6:30pm.
JULY 16 - TOE JAM PUPPET BAND
JULY 23 - ROLIE POLIE GUACAMOLE
FOLLOW CRANSTON PARKS & RECREATION ON FACEBOOK
The Cranston Parks and Recreation Department is now on Facebook. We can now post real time updates on program information, cancelations, and up coming events. Follow us by clicking the link HERE.
INFORMATION ON SUMMER PROGRAMS COMING SOON
Check back often here and on our Facebook page for updates. We are finalizing dates and prices. We'll have the information posted before the flyers hit the schools.
We can tell you there will be some changes to the Playground Program guarenteed to please parents - extended to 8 weeks, new 8:30am start time, age limit raised to 12 years old.
Stay tuned for more information about registration, price, Budlong Pool opening, swim lessons, and more.
CRANSTON PARKS AND RECREATION NAMED "DEPARTMENT OF THE YEAR"
The Rhode Island Recreation and Parks Assocation has named the Cranston Parks and Recreation Department the "Department of the Year" at it's annual conference and award luncheon on March 15. The award is presented to recognize a parks and recreation department in the State of Rhode Island whose concern for and dedication to the field has been demonstrated through efforts, which enhances the lives of the people in their community.
IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO JOIN ADULT YOGA
Cranston Parks and Recreation will begin offering beginning Yoga classes to be held at Edgewood Highlands Elementary School. The Recreation Department will be offering 3 sessions from November 2012 to June 2013. Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:00pm.
Our final session before we break for summer will run April 2 June 4, 2013.
Practicing yoga is beneficial for enhancing strength, flexibility and focus. The class is for both men and woman. Fee for the session is $35.00.
Participants can register at the class Tuesday nights or in the Recreation Office during normal business hours.
COME OUT TO THE WOMEN'S FITNESS CLASSES
WHEN: Mondays & Thursdays at 6:30pm 7:30pm
WHERE: George Peters Elementary School
COST: Session Fee: $35
We have plenty of room for new participants. The final session before summer break will run April 1 June 6, 2013.
Participants are encouraged to bring own weights, water bottle, etc
No class on 4/15, 4/18, 5/28 due to school closures.
In the event of inclimate weather monitor school closings or check the website for updates.
CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY AS THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED WITH NEW PROGRAMMING INFORMATION.