Newsletter
June 2017


As weather can be unpredictable, please check our website  for all of the up-to-date information regarding all of our programs.  In the event of any changes to programs (including rain dates), our website will have the current class make-up and cancellation information!  If you're not sure, you can always call our office or email us at the information below. 

WOW (What's On in Woodbury) is continuing to bring you events, offered completely FREE of charge! For updates about all things WOW, please visit WOW's website, wowbury.org. If you would like to receive the WOW newsletter, please email wow@woodburyct.org.

Thank you for your continued support in keeping Woodbury a clean, happy and beautiful place to live and play! If you have questions regarding this newsletter, please feel free to call 203-263-3113 or email jmiller@woodburyct.org.

Sincerely, 
Woodbury Parks & Recreation
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 For a complete listing of what is happening in Woodbury please visit the town's calendar .

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Zumba
Mondays
Class Begins June 5
7:30 - 8:30 PM
Old Town Hall

Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That's exactly what the Zumba® program is all about. It's an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that's moving millions of people toward joy and health. Zumba® FITNESS is a Fusion of Latin and International music and dance themes. The routines are simple and feature intermittent and resistance training that are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat with a combo of slow and fast rhythms. Come join us in this FEEL HAPPY Workout! No experience necessary. You'll burn hundreds of calories and not even know it! Burn Up to 1,000 CALORIES in 1-HOUR!!!!

Skyhawks: Tiny Hawks
June 19 - June 22
Monday - Thursday
5:30 - 6:15 PM
Meadowview Park, Middlebury


TINY HAWKS (Soccer & Basketball)

AGES 3 - 4 years old

The essentials of soccer and basketball are introduced in a fun and safe environment with lots of encouragement.  Children will learn balance, body movement, hand/eye coordination, and skill development through a series of sport-specific games tailored to their attention spans. Please bring appropriate clothing, water bottle, running shoes, and sunscreen.

Skyhawks: Mini Hawks
June 19 - June 23
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Meadowview Park, Middlebury


MINI HAWKS (Soccer, Baseball, & Basketball)

AGES 4 - 5 years old

This multi-sport program was developed to give children a positive first step into athletics. The essentials of each sport are taught in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and a big focus on fun. All games and activities are designed to allow campers to explore balance, movement, hand/eye coordination and skill development at their own pace.

Skyhawks: Multi Sport
June 22 - June 23
Thursday - Friday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Meadowview Park, Middlebury


MULTI SPORT  (Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, & Flag Football)

AGES 7 - 12 years old

Our multi-sport camp is designed to introduce young athletes to a variety of different sports in one setting. Athletes will learn the rules and essentials of each sport through skill-based games and scrimmages. BY the end of the week, your child will walk away with the knowledge of multiple sports along with vital life lessons such as respect, teamwork, and self-discipline.

You Gotta Believe Basketball Camp
June 26 - June 30
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Woodbury Middle School

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Bret Nichols high school counselor, author, motivational speaker and professional basketball player who played in Ireland, England and against the world famous Harlem Globetrotters as player/coach of the New York Nationals is offering the You Gotta Believe Basketball Camp with his coaches. All aspects of game are explored including offense, defense and foul shooting. Campers will leave with learned moves from the triple threat position, off the dribble, the low post and much more!  Feel free to email  nicholsygb@gmail.com call (203) 725-6186 or is it  www.yougottabelieve.info  for any questions.   You may register up until the first day of camp but please sign up early so we can be set to meet the needs of all campers.

Save the Dates: Summer Concert Series


Rock Band Summer Program
Rock Band Summer Program will teach you everything you'll need to know to play in a band, from choosing songs, to rehearsing, to performing and having a lot of fun in the process!

Have a favorite song or genre? We'll work on it and get it ready for the stage!

Not exactly sure of what you want to play? We have many songs on our list to choose from!

Students in past years have performed songs from artists as diverse as the Rolling Stones, One Republic, Pink Floyd, Imagine Dragons and 21 Pilots, as well as performing solo pieces, improvisation and even their own original compositions!
After rehearsing all week we'll put on a concert for family and friends to showcase all that we have learned!

     Rock Band Summer Camp is designed for people entering grades 5-10 but if you are close and want to give it a try, you are always welcome. Electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, drums, vocals and all other instruments are welcome! Students may use their own instruments or reserve them at no additional charge. Instrument supply is somewhat limited so please be sure to sign up and reserve as early as possible. 
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To find out more information or to register  click here!



Last Day To Avoid Late Fee..
Sign Up For Summer Camp Early To Avoid The Late Fee
Thursday, June 1st
Run, Bike, Swim: Kids Races

CT Trails Weekend: Nature Walk at Trolley Bed Preserve
Saturday, June 3
10:00 AM
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A hike at the newest addition to the towns beautiful park system, the Trolley Bed Preserve. Come out and enjoy the Preserve's natural beauty while walking the trails leading to and from the reservoir. The recent acquisition of the 250 acre Trolley Bed Preserve was made possible by the generosity of the town's Open Space Fund and the largest DEEP Open Space grant ever awarded. Parking is limited, carpooling advised. Park with caution along adjacent roads.


Shakesperience: Radium Girls Auditions
Saturday, June 10 at
Old Town Hall, 5 Mountain Road, Woodbury
2:00 - 3:30 pm, 
arrive any time in that time period

For more information about auditioning, please visit Shakesperience's website or
  contact them directly.

Woodbury Lions' Car Show
Sunday, June 11


For more information, please visit the Lions' website.
Week One: Summer Camp
June 26 - June 30
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Mitchell Elementary School

Featuring trip to Everwonder Museum in Newtown and a visit from the Playful Earth Man presenting Rube Goldberg Machines.

Week One: Summer Camp
June 26 - June 30
Monday - Friday
9:00 - 3:00 PM**
Meet at Woodbury Middle School
**Return times vary. See website for details.


Monday: Golf Quest & Lake Keosia Park
Tuesday: IT at Jordan's
Wednesday: Silver Sands & Pez Factory
Thursday: Brownstone Adventure Park