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2014 Summer Job Application Playground Program Bus Schedule 2014 Summer Program Guide 2014 2014 Pitch, Hit & Run Registration Form

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?


PITCH HIT AND RUN LOCAL COMPETITION
The Cranston Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the Major League Baseball® Pitch, Hit &Run™ Competition.

Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014
Time: 8:30am
Location: Ricci Field (next to Bain Middle School, behind Youth Center)
Who: Boys and Girls Ages 7-14
Free to participate

Registration forms are available in the Parks and Recreation Office and online. Click on the PDF document along the left hand side. All participants will receive a free General Admission ticket to the May 17 Paw Sox game.

The individual Pitching, Hitting, and Running Champions, along with the All-Around Champion in each age group at the Local Competition will advance to the Sectional Level of Competition. This year the Sectional Level will be held at the home of the Pawtucket Red Sox, McCoy Stadium on May 10.

All participants must fill out a registration/waiver form, attach a copy of the child’s birth certificate, and mail/drop off at the Parks and Recreation Office by May 2. For questions concerning the competition, please contact your Local Coordinator, Scott Sevegny at 780-6150 or at ssevegny@cranstonri.org.

SUMMER PROGRAM INFORMATION ANNOUNCED
Click on the Summer Program Guide to see the full list of summer programs, Music In Our Town Concert line-up, Budlong Pool opening, swim lesson registration, and more.

We have also posted the bus schedule for the summer Playground Program. The activity schedule is still being finalized. "Like" us on our Facebook page to get an update when the schedule is posted.

SUMMER JOB APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED APRIL 1 - MAY 2
Summer Job Applications will be available in the Recreation Office and online from April 1 to May 2, 2014. Applicants can apply for Playground Counselor, Pool Maintenance, Pool Attendant, and Lifeguard. Applicants must be at least 15 years old by the time the program begins or the pool opens.

Applications should be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Office.


RELEASE YOUR STRESS WITH 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 4 sessions from September 2013 to June 2014. Classes will be held on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm.

Session 1: September 12 – November 7, 2013

Session 2: November 14, 2013 – January 23, 2014
*No Class on November 28, December 26*

Session 3: January 30 – April 3, 2014
*No Class on February 20*

Session 4: April 10 – June 12, 2014
*No Class on April 24*

Practicing yoga is beneficial for enhancing strength, flexibility and focus. Beginners and advanced practitioners welcome. The class is for both men and woman. Fee for the session is $35.00.

Participants can register at the class Thursday 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: $40 ($20 if attending only 1 night per week)

Session 1: September 9 – December 5, 2013
*No Class on October 14 & 17, November 11, 14, 25, & 28*

Session 2: December 9, 2013 – March 13, 2014
*No Class on December 23, 26 & 30, January 2*

Session 3: March 17 – May 29, 2014
*No Class on April 21 & 24, May 26*

Participants are encouraged to bring own weights, water bottle, etc

In the event of inclimate weather monitor school closings or check our facebook page for updates.

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.

Stay tuned for more information about Playground Program, Arts & Crafts, Tennis, Living Arts and Challenger Soccer camp.

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.

CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY AS THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED WITH NEW PROGRAMMING INFORMATION.

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