Newsletter
May 2019
Woodbury Parks and Recreation Newsletter
Spring has SPRUNG! Our new Spring and Summer Brochure is ready to browse, and programs, Summer Camp and  Summer Programs are all available for registration!  Please see www.woodburyparksandrec.org to register, or click on the brochure cover below to see what we are offering!

Please note: There is a $30 late fee if you sign up after May 31st.

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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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W.O.W. (What's On in Woodbury)  is continuing to bring you events, offered completely  FREE of charge! It is a collaboration of the Woodbury Library, Parks and Recreation and the Woodbury Senior Center.
For updates about all things WOW, please visit WOW's website,  
www.wowbury.org

If you would like to receive the WOW newsletter, please email   wow@woodburyct.org
Important Information regarding your Woodbury Parks and Rec online account!*
We have just been informed by our software company that as you log on to your online account, you will be asked to change your account password if it does not have all the necessary requirements. PLEASE do NOT set up another account. Call or email the WP&R office and we will help you! If you have multiple accounts it will become difficult to find you in our system and give you the best possible help you need. 

*Before your next registration, we ask that you take a moment to update your password. Please include at least 8 characters, an uppercase letter, a lowercase letter, a number, and a symbol (ex. ~!@#\$%\^&\*<>?). Beginning 2/22, the site will prompt you to update your password when you log in if you haven't updated it yet. 


Thank you for your help! 
Woodbury Parks and Rec staff
203-266-3113 x 197
Flag Football Information & Registration
Ages as of 9/01/19
Instructional Division: 5-6 years of age
Division 1: 7-9 years of age
Division 2: 10-13 years of age


To register for Flag Football go to:

The program provides your players a fun and exciting opportunity to engage in non-contact, continuous action while learning lessons in teamwork. The Flag Football program teaches the fundamental skills children will need for future athletic programs while having a great time.  Coaches are needed at all levels, please indicate if you can coach or assist on the registration form. 
Tiny Tot Programs

My Grown Up and Me
May 7 - June 11th
Tuesdays 9:30 - 10:15 am
18 months and up with a Grown Up
Rec House, 7 Mountain Rd


Come paint, shimmy, paste and squish your way through a variety of creative projects with The Clever Crayon! Moms, Dads, grandparents and caregivers will meet new friends and create lasting memories! Watch your child build fine motor and social skills in a safe, imaginative and fun filled environment!
Youth Activities

Yoga After School  NEW!
Mondays 3:30 - 5:00 PM
Grades K - 5
Mitchell Elementary School
Spring Session May 20 - June 17

Yogis in grades K - 5 will build flexibility, strength, and concentration while exploring different yoga poses and breathing techniques. Classes will be filled with lots of fun, games, teamwork and creativity! Please bring a water bottle and snack! Yoga mats are provided.

Here is an article about the benefits of Yoga in children.

Register for Yoga After School!


Science and Art!
Wednesdays 2:45 - 3:45 PM
Grades K - 5
Mitchell Elementary School
Spring Session begins May 8th to June 12th
Science & Art
This class will combine the wonderful world of science with the creative world of art! We will do a variety of experiments and turn them into works of art! Children will enjoy exploring various reactions, textures and color mixing while socializing and learning with friends old and new!


Horse Back Riding at Daffodil Farm
Saturdays, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Ages 5 - 15 years old
Daffodil Hill Farm, 138 Minortown Rd, Woodbury
Spring session begins on April 20th
Summer Sessions begin on June 1st & July 13th

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Basketball Open Gym for Grades 3 - 5
Tuesdays, 3:45 - 5:00 PM
Mitchell Elementary School Gym
Session begins May 7th

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Keep your skills going and your heart beating! Come join the fun!


Yoga & Pilates Classes
YOGA
Moves through active, breath guided, flowing postures, allowing students to fully embody alignment and movement both energetically and physically. The sequences integrate standing, hip openers, forward bends, twists, back bends, and restorative postures while strengthening and stretching muscles, increasing bone density, releasing tension, and centering body-mind.  

*Please bring your own mat to class.

Any further questions, please feel free to e-mail Kim at  
 
kimejohnsonyoga@gmail.com


6:15 - 7:15 pm
Old Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd
Spring Session begins on May 13th!

Old Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd
Spring Session begins on May 7th
Pilates Class

9:45 - 10:45 AM
Old Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd
Spring Session begins on May 9th
Pilates Mat class  works to balance all muscle groups strength and flexibility with an emphasis with an emphasis on challenging the core with each movement. This class is designed to sculpt your body and to help feel increased agility in your everyday movements.

Teen and Adult Fitness

Cardio Kick Boxing    
Ages 14 years to adult
Thursdays, 3:45 - 4:45 pm
Old Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd, Woodbury
Spring Session 2 starts May 2nd, register today!
This high-energy interval workout challenges the beginner and elite athlete alike. Build stamina, improve coordination and flexibility, and burn calories as you build lean muscle with this fun and challenging workout in a no judgement zone. The last 20 minutes of class will focus on full body conditioning and core work. Beginners to Advanced levels are welcome as the instructor will offer modifications to ALL participants. Please bring a mat and water bottle.

Register for the Cardio Kick Boxing here.


The 30/30 Workout
Age 14 - active older adults
Mondays at 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Old Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd
Spring Session starts April 29th to June 10th
Spring 30
This class consists of 30 minutes of high intensity cardio intervals, followed by 30 minutes of muscle conditioning using your own body weight. 

Come workout in a judgement free zone. ALL levels are welcome as modifications will be given. 

*Please bring your own mat, and a water bottle.



Badminton For Adults
Age 16 - older
Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm - See Schedule online
Woodbury Middle School  Gym
April 3rd - June 5th 
Badminton for intermediate players. Players should have knowledge of the competitive game for both doubles and singles including the rules to each. No instructor, just an evening to come and enjoy playing the game. Please bring your own racquet and shuttlecock. 

Register for Badminton here.

Pickleball for Adults
Mondays and Wednesdays
Woodbury Middle School Tennis Courts, cancelled if raining
10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon



Pickleball is here in Woodbury! This sport has been described as one that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. It is fun and energizing. Haven't heard of it? Don't know how to play? That's ok! We will have an instructor. Come and find out what Pickleball is all about.

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Community Listings:  

We love to include information about as many community 'happenings' as we can, but space is limited in this newsletter.

 For a complete listing of what is happening in Woodbury, or to contribute your event, please visit the town's calendar.



Summer Camp
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Registration for Summer Camp and 
Summer Programs has begun! 
Avoid the $30 late fee by registering for Summer Camp  before May 31st!


For more information you may visit:
"Goodies" Concession Stand now OPEN!

Goodie Bar
Now open on Saturdays 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM, and 
Sundays from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM. 
Just in time for practices and games in the Hollow! 
Expanded hours will be available soon!

Back for its second season, New Morning Market's healthy options are now even more convenient for families on-the-go. Open seasonally 
April through October, Goodies by New Morning Market is your go-to for New Morning's signature house-made baked goods and snacks. Whether you're looking for a hot cup of coffee on your morning walk with Fido, to refuel post-workout, or to treat the kids after practice, Goodies by New Morning Market offers healthy and sustainable options for breakfast, snack, or a park picnic. Vegan, gluten-free,
and nut-free choices available!
Save the Date for these events!


The Woodbury Scholarship Fund - 
Dollars for Scholars will hold a 
Scholarship Fund Tag Sale
 
Saturday, May 11th from 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
at the Woodbury Flea Market 
on Sherman Hill Rd.


Memorial Day Parade!
Sunday, May 26th at 2:00 PM

For those community groups wishing to march in the parade, please contact Jenifer Miller at jmiller@woodburyct.org or by
calling 203-263-3113

Memorial Day 2019

CT Trails Day Weekend
June 1st & 2nd
Woodbury Hike is on Saturday, June 1st 
 (Rain Date June 2nd)
10:00 - 12:00 Noon
Orenaug Park



Woodbury Lion's Antique Car Show
Sunday, June 9th
10:00 AM - 3:00 Pm
Hollow Park


W.O.W. Presents:
Make Music Day - Woodbury
June 21st, 2019

This is a free celebration of music aroudn the world, open to anyone who wishes to take part, young and old, amateur and professional, of every musical persuasion.
Woodbury is joining over 1,000 cities worldwide! Come along and play or just enjoy the music. For more information, go to:
Private Violin and Viola Lessons
7 years to adult
30 minute time slots on Mondays or Tuesdays
Rec House, 7 Mountain Rd for Summer Session
violin

Violin and Viola lessons are available for children and adults! Students will learn classical technique on their own or rented instrument. 30 minute sessions on Mondays or Tuesdays, for 6 weeks!

Register for violin or viola lessons here. 

Co-Ed Drop In Volleyball
Age 16 - older
Hollow Park Sand Volleyball Courts
Thursdays 6:00 - 8:00 PM
May 2nd - August 22nd
Haven't played volleyball for a while but would like to get back into it? Maybe you have never played, but would like to give it a try? This program is for everyone who would like to get some exercise while having fun playing volleyball. 

Register for Co-Ed Drop In Volleyball here.
Pictures from our Annual Egg Hunt!