Brentwood

BRENTWOOD RECREATION DEPARTMENT

Parks & Recreation Activities

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    CPR & First Aid Class 

    December 28th, 6:30-9:30pm, Brentwood Community Center 

    Ages 16+       Fee: $50             Email: stephanie@sdymca.org to register 


    Certified Red Cross Instructor, Stephanie Sturgis, will teach an OSHA compliant, affordable First Aid & CPR Class. If you need CPR training to satisfy an OSHA-mandated job requirement, or you just want to know how to keep your loved ones safe, this class will ensure that you receive quality instructions on the latest information and practices to be certified by the Red Cross in CPR & First Aid.


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    Tiny Sanctuaries Plant Party! 

    Friday, January 19th, 6:30pm 

    Brentwood Community Center 

    Join us at the community center for our first ever, Tiny Sanctuaries Plant Party! Each participant will receive a container, planting materials, air plant(s), and decorations to create a unique, “Tiny Sanctuary”. The fee is $25 and additional materials will be available to make your creation more personalized, whether it be for you or to give as a gift. Every participant will receive a free plant care package. 



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    Brentwood Recreation Ski Club Trips


    Here you will find documents containing information for each of our upcoming trips. 


    Register as early as possible. If there is a blizzard issued for a trip, we will cancel and issue you a refund.


    To register, stop by the recreation office to drop off payment, name, phone number, email, and # of tickets you would like.


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    2017-2018

     

     Youth Basketball


     

       Coed teams                             Travel teams

       Kindergarten                        Girls:  3rd – 8th Grade

       1st/2nd Grade                        Boys:  3rd  -  8th Grade

     

     

    Kindergarten Practice/play as a group for one hour Saturday mornings (Swasey gym).  The first half practicing individual skills and basketball fundamentals.  The second half a structured game with the hoops lowered.  The goal is to introduce the game of basketball to young players, working on the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and playing together.

     



     1st and 2nd graders: Play on coed teams.  Practice/play for one hour Saturday mornings (Swasey gym). The first half practicing individual skills and basketball fundamentals.  The second half a structured game with the hoops lowered.  The goal is to introduce the game of basketball to young players, working on the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and playing together as a team.  Coaches instruct players during games as well as practice time. Open gym night for additional playing time is offered twice a month and optional for players.

     



     3rd-6th graders: "Seacoast League". Play Home games at CMS gym in Stratham. *Non-coed teams.

     Practice: 1 night per week,  Gym and day TBD

    Games: 1 game per week, Saturday mornings. Gym Locations: Kensington, East Kingston, N. Hampton, CMS, SMS. Greenland.

     Travel Required:  Stratham, Greenland, Brentwood, Newfields, North Hampton, E. Kingston

     Objective: To build on players individual basketball skills, reinforcing fundamentals while introducing basic and simple team plays.  High emphasis on simple fundamentals such as: dribbling without traveling, shooting, rebounding (boxing out), passing (different options), setting picks, how to play defense, working together as a team, and the importance of sportsmanship. 

     



    7th & 8th Graders: "Lamprey River League". Home games are played at Talbot.*Non-coed teams.

    Lamprey River League Website: http://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=lampreyriverbball

    Practice: 1 night per week, Gym and day TBD.

    Games: 1 game per week on Saturday or Sunday. Gym Locations: Raymond, Nottingham, Talbot, Sanborn, Chester, Candia.

    Travel Required: Raymond, Candia, East Kingston, Epping, Nottingham, Newfields, Sanborn, and Chester.

    Objective: Have fun! This league does not cut players. The goal is to improve on basic basketball fundamentals, while learning new skills. Sportsmanship and teamwork are a major emphasis. Develop players to transition into High School Basketball.




     Season runs approximately Dec. 2 through February 17. Practices start in November

    Registration cost:    K-2nd ($50)    3rd- 6th ($80)   7th-8th ($90)

     (Families registering three or more players -  first two children at regular fee, $20 for additional children...third child that receives discount must be in a lower, or equal, program than siblings)

     ** Additional $3 fee for online registration

     

    Sign-up online or through the Recreation office.   Deadline is Friday, October 20th


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    Yoga Movement for Seniors!

     

    Join us at the Brentwood Community Center Tuesday mornings for this FREE class! 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 10:00am, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 9:00am. This gentle movement class helps seniors improve range of motion, flexibility, balance, and will help relieve your aches and pains, all in the comfort of a chair. No experience necessary. This is a great social activity too!


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    TANG SOO DO CLASSES

    Tang Soo Do is a Korean Martial Art comprised of both hard and soft techniques. It emphasizes whole body physical training. It’s beneficial for self-discipline, self-defense and health.

    Classes are available Monday and Friday at the Brentwood Community Center.

     

    Classes are taught by Retired Law Enforcement office Bob Meegan. He is currently a 4th degree Black Belt with the World Tang Soo Do Association and recently recognized by the association  for his 35 years as an instructor.

     

    6:30-8:00pm  

    Enrollment is continual,

    so you may begin at any point.

    Cost:  $60/single/mo.    $100/family/mo. (2 or more)

     


  • Calls  from the  North Pole!

     With the help of our good friends at the North Pole, your child has an opportunity to speak with Santa this holiday season!

    He’ll be happy to call your child December 10th or 11th between 5:30 and 7:00pm to talk to them and wish them a Merry Christmas.

    Please register your child with the Recreation Office no later than Thursday, Dec. 7th. We’ll need their name(s), age, phone number to call as well as which of the two nights you prefer. There is no charge.

     (IMPORTANT: Since we’ll need time to get the list to Santa, we will not be able to add names after the December 7th deadline.)

     


     


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    Men’s Over 30

    Pick-up

    Basketball

      

    Thursday Evenings

    7:30-9:30pm

    Talbot (Tuck Learning Center) Gymnasium

     

    Starts  Thursday, Dec. 7th  

    (Season runs through February 8th)

     

    Sign-up through the Recreation office or online. In order to make teams, bring a dark and light colored shirt/jersey.

    Cost: $20/ 10 weeks

    (additional $3 fee for online registration)


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    Yoga Class

    offered by Cheryl Rossman RYT500

    603-957-0416

    crossnh@comcast.net


    Drop in and try our class any Tuesday!

    If you try the class and then register for the full session, your first class is free!

     

    Tuesday Evenings 6:30-7:45pm

     

    The class is designed to strengthen and stretch the body, improve balance, flexibility, and focus. Each week you will learn breathing and relaxation techniques to use throughout your daily activities. The breathing gets the body ready to move, the movement prepares the body to relax and the relaxation allows the mind to focus on meditation. The relaxation at the end of class is followed by a head and neck massage. You will feel rejuvenated, strong, and refreshed.  All levels of ability are welcome and prior yoga experience is not necessary.  Each time you come to your mat you are a beginner!

     

    www.letsgetmovin.com


    Registration is ongoing

    $64/ eight weeks

    Drop-ins always welcome at $10/class

     Register at class

    Www.letsgetmovin.com


     




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    Red Cross Babysitter Training Course 

    Saturday, December 30th      9am-3pm  @ Brentwood Community Center

    Ages 11-15

     

    This fun interactive course teaches first aid and safety skills so sitters can prevent and respond to emergencies. They will learn to supervise infants to school age children, make good responsible decisions and perform basic care routines.

     Each student becomes Red Cross certified and receives a card noting this accomplishment. In addition to acquiring new skills, the students also come to learn that they are of an age at which they can be entrusted with additional responsibilities.

    The students not only leave with a set of skills and an appreciation for the level of responsibility with which they would need to conduct themselves, but they are provided tools to accomplish this task. Each student receives materials, including the Red Cross Babysitter Handbook, emergency reference guide, emergency contact notebook, basic first aid supplies, a first aid guide, and a CD-ROM with additional resources.

     Space is limited.  


    Email Stephanie Sturgis: stephanie@sdymca.org to register for the course.

    Cost: $100