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Wednesday August 17, 2022
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Pen Pal Explorers - Pen Pal Kits
Pen Pal Explorer Kits are a fun way to stay connected to others from home. Put down the electronics, make a new friend, and be creative this summer! Pen Pal Explorer Kits are $15 and each child will be given a Pen Pal Kit to include: Pens & pencils Stickers Notepad and paper envelopes Pen Pal Explorer folder Children will be assigned a pen pal in town to connect with, get to know, and share interests back and forth through written letters or pictures. Share your favorite summer activity, something fun you are looking forward too or have done so far, or ask questions to learn more about your new pen pal!To preserve privacy: Only first names and last initial will be shared with your pen pal. No addresses will be shared, either. Letters will be deposited in the designated mailbox at the Bristol Youth and Community Services building (51 High Street). BPRYCS staff will address and send letters to pen pals. Update: Due to orders not arriving on schedule, Pen Pal kits will be picked up between 6/15/22-6/22/22. Specific date and time TBD and will be sent out to those participating. Happy writing!  
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Outside Perspectives - Outside Perspectives 4 Day Expedition
What & Where: Outside Perspectives is a non-profit expedition program, collaborating with Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services for a 4-day wilderness expedition. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in 2 days of backpacking on the Appalachian Trail/Taconic Trail and 2 days of Canoeing on Winchester Lake and the Farmington River. When: August 17th- 20th, 2022Who: Bristol Youth ages 13-17years oldCost: Free!
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Rockwell Park Summer Festival Banner
 
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    BGLLS Banner
 
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    BGLLS Banner
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim 2 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules.(LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus.(LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught.(LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced.(LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined.(LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim 1 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Parent and Child Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 6mos - 4) - PCA - Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions: All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. Currently, we are not designating our classes as "PCA1" or "PCA2", the information is below so that participants can gain an understanding of the content taught within the class. All PCA classes are tailored to each participants experience.  (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2 and 3 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim 2 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules.(LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus.(LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught.(LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced.(LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined.(LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim 1 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions. Class Descriptions (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: There are two different sections: 1.Personal Water Safety- Focuses on endurance and safety in and around the water in addition to the core skills. 2. Fitness Swimmer- Focuses on endurance as it pertains to using the water as a medium for exercise in addition to the core skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2 and 3 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2-3 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 3- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim 2 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules.(LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus.(LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught.(LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced.(LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined.(LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim 1 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Parent and Child Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 6mos - 4) - PCA - Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions: All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. Currently, we are not designating our classes as "PCA1" or "PCA2", the information is below so that participants can gain an understanding of the content taught within the class. All PCA classes are tailored to each participants experience.  (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Parent and Child Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 6mos - 4) - PCA - Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions: All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. Currently, we are not designating our classes as "PCA1" or "PCA2", the information is below so that participants can gain an understanding of the content taught within the class. All PCA classes are tailored to each participants experience.  (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions. Class Descriptions (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: There are two different sections: 1.Personal Water Safety- Focuses on endurance and safety in and around the water in addition to the core skills. 2. Fitness Swimmer- Focuses on endurance as it pertains to using the water as a medium for exercise in addition to the core skills.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2-3 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim 2 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules.(LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus.(LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught.(LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced.(LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined.(LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim 1 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions. Class Descriptions (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: There are two different sections: 1.Personal Water Safety- Focuses on endurance and safety in and around the water in addition to the core skills. 2. Fitness Swimmer- Focuses on endurance as it pertains to using the water as a medium for exercise in addition to the core skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2 and 3 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2 and 3 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 3- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2-3 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2-3 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 3- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Summer Competitive Swimming Training Camp - Competitive Swimming Training Camp 2022 w/ Dick Allison
Get a head start on the High School swim season! One-week intensive training camp at Page Park Pool August 15th - August 19th 3-5pm Monday through Friday Get more out of your season - Start off in swimming shape! Daily (M-F) coached workouts over the one-week period Stroke clinics will refine your technique and make you a more efficient swimmer Multi-stage workout program designed to safely build cardiovascular and muscle strength in preparation for the competitive season Stage 1: Develop flexibility and shoulder stability while working on stroke technique - learn to swim more powerfully and with less strain on joints Stage 2: Continued stroke refinement, workouts geared toward building endurance and strength Stage 3: Workouts continue to build strength and stamina, with additional emphasis on developing fast-twitch speed. 
 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pony League Baseball (Grades 8-11) - Pony League Baseball 2022
Pony League Baseball (for Boys Entering Grade 8-11) Bristol Parks and Recreation Department’s Pony League Baseball program is for boys entering 8th-11th grade (so boys currently in 7th-10 grade at the time of registration). Pony League will run from mid-June to mid-August, and teams will play 15+ regular-season games and all teams make the playoffs. Teams will play two games a week and have at least one practice. Games are played on weekday evenings and occasionally during the day on weekends at local fields (Riley Field, Page Park, Muzzy Field). Team schedules will be handed out as soon as they become available. Contact League Director Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org if you have any questions.  Fee: Registration is $65. The league is capped at 84 players. Please note that we have filled to capacity the past few summers, so please do not wait to register. Once we reach 84 players, any additional players who register will be placed on a wait list. Register online at www.bristolrec.com. Please note: Players are not allowed to play in Pony League if they are participating in other Bristol-based baseball leagues, with the exception of Edgewood Junior/Senior League. Players trying out for another Bristol-based or out-of-town summer league (i.e. American Legion, Junior Legion,  AAU) must still register for Pony League in order to ensure a spot on a team. Players that make other leagues will receive a full refund for their Pony League registration. COVID-19 protocols: Players will not share equipment. If any players are in need of equipment (i.e. helmet, catcher's gear etc.) please contact League Director Shawn Mirmina. Pony League “Try-Outs” will be held on Saturday, June 11th at Page Park. All NEW players to the Pony League (of any age) are encouraged to attend. Players who have played Pony League in the past, but did not play last season, are also encouraged to attend. Tryouts will begin at 4pm and end by 5:30pm. Players must also bring their own equipment.
 
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM    Bristol Knights Tournament
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Diamond Kings
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Volleyball Practice
 
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Practice
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pick up games/practice for CT Bandits girls basketball team
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    USTA - Adult Social - 3 courts
 
Thursday August 18, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Outside Perspectives - Outside Perspectives 4 Day Expedition
What & Where: Outside Perspectives is a non-profit expedition program, collaborating with Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services for a 4-day wilderness expedition. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in 2 days of backpacking on the Appalachian Trail/Taconic Trail and 2 days of Canoeing on Winchester Lake and the Farmington River. When: August 17th- 20th, 2022Who: Bristol Youth ages 13-17years oldCost: Free!
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Rockwell Park Summer Festival Banner
 
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    BGLLS Banner
 
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9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim 2 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules.(LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus.(LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught.(LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced.(LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined.(LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim 1 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Parent and Child Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 6mos - 4) - PCA - Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions: All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. Currently, we are not designating our classes as "PCA1" or "PCA2", the information is below so that participants can gain an understanding of the content taught within the class. All PCA classes are tailored to each participants experience.  (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2 and 3 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim 2 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules.(LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus.(LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught.(LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced.(LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined.(LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim 1 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions. Class Descriptions (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: There are two different sections: 1.Personal Water Safety- Focuses on endurance and safety in and around the water in addition to the core skills. 2. Fitness Swimmer- Focuses on endurance as it pertains to using the water as a medium for exercise in addition to the core skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2 and 3 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2-3 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 3- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim 2 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules.(LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus.(LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught.(LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced.(LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined.(LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim 1 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Parent and Child Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 6mos - 4) - PCA - Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions: All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. Currently, we are not designating our classes as "PCA1" or "PCA2", the information is below so that participants can gain an understanding of the content taught within the class. All PCA classes are tailored to each participants experience.  (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Parent and Child Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 6mos - 4) - PCA - Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions: All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. Currently, we are not designating our classes as "PCA1" or "PCA2", the information is below so that participants can gain an understanding of the content taught within the class. All PCA classes are tailored to each participants experience.  (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions. Class Descriptions (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: There are two different sections: 1.Personal Water Safety- Focuses on endurance and safety in and around the water in addition to the core skills. 2. Fitness Swimmer- Focuses on endurance as it pertains to using the water as a medium for exercise in addition to the core skills.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2-3 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Splish-Splash Story Time - Splish-Splash Storytime 2022
Join us at Page Park Pool this summer for an exciting new program that will feature a different book each week to be read "story time style". Weekly features will have a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Splash time will follow, with an opportunity to enjoy our newest zero-depth pool entry and spray features along with a chance to explore our new "sensory swim bags" that are now available for use at each aquatics facility. This is not a "drop-off" program. This program will be staff led with the requirement that all children come with a parent or guardian. This program is designed for children ages: 5-9. All participants must register ahead of time although, is FREE of charge.
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Basketball League at Brackett Park - Basketball at Bracket Park
A free recreational basketball league run by local Bristol Police Department School Resource Officers, Youth and Community Services division staff, and special guests. The league will run eight weeks and include team drafts, exhibition games, and seven regular season games, playoffs and championships. This is an opportunity to develop sportsmanship, meet new friends in a team environment, and spend time in the park! This is a free program but registration is required.  Rain Location: Bristol Boys and Girls Club (225 West Street)
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim 2 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules.(LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus.(LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught.(LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced.(LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined.(LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim 1 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions. Class Descriptions (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: There are two different sections: 1.Personal Water Safety- Focuses on endurance and safety in and around the water in addition to the core skills. 2. Fitness Swimmer- Focuses on endurance as it pertains to using the water as a medium for exercise in addition to the core skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2 and 3 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2 and 3 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 3- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2-3 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2-3 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 3- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Summer Competitive Swimming Training Camp - Competitive Swimming Training Camp 2022 w/ Dick Allison
Get a head start on the High School swim season! One-week intensive training camp at Page Park Pool August 15th - August 19th 3-5pm Monday through Friday Get more out of your season - Start off in swimming shape! Daily (M-F) coached workouts over the one-week period Stroke clinics will refine your technique and make you a more efficient swimmer Multi-stage workout program designed to safely build cardiovascular and muscle strength in preparation for the competitive season Stage 1: Develop flexibility and shoulder stability while working on stroke technique - learn to swim more powerfully and with less strain on joints Stage 2: Continued stroke refinement, workouts geared toward building endurance and strength Stage 3: Workouts continue to build strength and stamina, with additional emphasis on developing fast-twitch speed. 
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Book Mobile
 
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM    Gymnastics at FLIPS - Gymnastics Fun (9-12 YO) - Summer Session 2
Important Address Change:Please note that the address for FLIPS Gymnastics Center has changed. Starting June 27th, FLIPS will be located at 58 Container Drive, Terryville, 06786.Program Description:This program offers participants an introduction to the exciting sport of gymnastics. Our gymnastic classes encourages whole body exercises, including development in strength, flexibility and coordination. Classes are structured and allow for participants to socialize with others in a fun and controlled environment.What to Wear:All participants are required to wear leotards with or without gymnastics shorts. Male students should dress in shorts and a t-shirt. No zippers, belts, skirts, shows, socks, jewelry, watches or gum is allowed. Long hair must be tied back.
 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pony League (Games)
 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pony League Baseball (Grades 8-11) - Pony League Baseball 2022
Pony League Baseball (for Boys Entering Grade 8-11) Bristol Parks and Recreation Department’s Pony League Baseball program is for boys entering 8th-11th grade (so boys currently in 7th-10 grade at the time of registration). Pony League will run from mid-June to mid-August, and teams will play 15+ regular-season games and all teams make the playoffs. Teams will play two games a week and have at least one practice. Games are played on weekday evenings and occasionally during the day on weekends at local fields (Riley Field, Page Park, Muzzy Field). Team schedules will be handed out as soon as they become available. Contact League Director Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org if you have any questions.  Fee: Registration is $65. The league is capped at 84 players. Please note that we have filled to capacity the past few summers, so please do not wait to register. Once we reach 84 players, any additional players who register will be placed on a wait list. Register online at www.bristolrec.com. Please note: Players are not allowed to play in Pony League if they are participating in other Bristol-based baseball leagues, with the exception of Edgewood Junior/Senior League. Players trying out for another Bristol-based or out-of-town summer league (i.e. American Legion, Junior Legion,  AAU) must still register for Pony League in order to ensure a spot on a team. Players that make other leagues will receive a full refund for their Pony League registration. COVID-19 protocols: Players will not share equipment. If any players are in need of equipment (i.e. helmet, catcher's gear etc.) please contact League Director Shawn Mirmina. Pony League “Try-Outs” will be held on Saturday, June 11th at Page Park. All NEW players to the Pony League (of any age) are encouraged to attend. Players who have played Pony League in the past, but did not play last season, are also encouraged to attend. Tryouts will begin at 4pm and end by 5:30pm. Players must also bring their own equipment.
 
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Tennis Lessons - Pee Wee (Thursday) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
5:00 PM - 5:40 PM    Gymnastics at FLIPS - Gymnastics Fun (3-4 YO) - Summer Session 2
Important Address Change:Please note that the address for FLIPS Gymnastics Center has changed. Starting June 27th, FLIPS will be located at 58 Container Drive, Terryville, 06786.Program Description:This program offers participants an introduction to the exciting sport of gymnastics. Our gymnastic classes encourages whole body exercises, including development in strength, flexibility and coordination. Classes are structured and allow for participants to socialize with others in a fun and controlled environment.What to Wear:All participants are required to wear leotards with or without gymnastics shorts. Male students should dress in shorts and a t-shirt. No zippers, belts, skirts, shows, socks, jewelry, watches or gum is allowed. Long hair must be tied back.
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Nitro Softball
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Cricket practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Horsemanship at Shepard Meadows - Un-mounted Horsemanship - Summer Session 2
Program Description:Our friends at Shepard Meadows will help teach numerous horse skills such as grooming, tacking, and leading. This program also provides the opportunity to challenge participants to persevere, problem-solve, and communicate. This program helps participants connect with their peers socially, as well as promotes the development of self-esteem. Please complete the documents in the forms section and bring them with you to the first class. 
 
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Practice
 
5:45 PM - 6:15 PM    Tennis Lessons - Little Tennis (Thursday) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
6:00 PM - 6:40 PM    Gymnastics at FLIPS - Gymnastics Fun (5-8 YO) - Summer Session 2
Important Address Change:Please note that the address for FLIPS Gymnastics Center has changed. Starting June 27th, FLIPS will be located at 58 Container Drive, Terryville, 06786.Program Description:This program offers participants an introduction to the exciting sport of gymnastics. Our gymnastic classes encourages whole body exercises, including development in strength, flexibility and coordination. Classes are structured and allow for participants to socialize with others in a fun and controlled environment.What to Wear:All participants are required to wear leotards with or without gymnastics shorts. Male students should dress in shorts and a t-shirt. No zippers, belts, skirts, shows, socks, jewelry, watches or gum is allowed. Long hair must be tied back.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Co-Ed Volleyball Leagues - Recreational Division - Summer Session
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth, and Community Services Department is excited to offer two Adult Co-ed Volleyball Leagues on Thursday evenings.Teams of 4-8 participants are welcome with the requirement that two female participants are on the courts at all times. Please note this is an 18+ league, but high school players will be considered with parental permission and at the league director’s discretion. The league will run for 12 weeks with the last week being a tournament. The league fee is $300 and due at the time of registration. Participation waivers must be signed and handed to the league director before anyone is allowed to set onto the courts.
 
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM    Men's 18+ Weeknight Softball League - Men's Fall Softball League 2022: Team Registration
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth, and Community Services will once again be running a Men's Softball League for individuals 18 & older this fall and spring on Mix St. in Bristol. The spring season is scheduled to run from the week of April 18th through the week of June 27th (10 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs). Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) -- each team will have 1 bye week -- and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs. The fall season is scheduled to run from the week of August 15 through the week of October 17th (9 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs.) Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs.Games will take place Monday-Thursday evenings at Mix St. in Bristol and each team will have one doubleheader every week. Games will typically start at 7 and 8pm. Some games may be played at Casey Field in Bristol, and some start times may moved to 6 and 7pm or 8 and 9pm depending on the scheduling of make-up games. Make-ups may also be played on Fridays when necessary.Note: We are only able to admit 10 teams into the fall and spring league, so do not wait to register. Registration is first come, first served. Fee is $800 in total for a team, with a $200 deposit due at the time of registration. Teams can submit the payment in full ($800) when they register online or at the Parks and Rec Office, or they can choose to just pay the $200 deposit to reserve their spot in the league but a team representative must submit the other $600 payment to the Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services Department Office before their first game.The winning team will receive championship t-shirts.Please note: We are only taking team registrations currently. If you are an individual looking to join a team, please contact Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org  If you have a group of players but not enough for a full team, reach out to Shawn to see if you could be combined withanother group to form a full team.
 
Friday August 19, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Outside Perspectives - Outside Perspectives 4 Day Expedition
What & Where: Outside Perspectives is a non-profit expedition program, collaborating with Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services for a 4-day wilderness expedition. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in 2 days of backpacking on the Appalachian Trail/Taconic Trail and 2 days of Canoeing on Winchester Lake and the Farmington River. When: August 17th- 20th, 2022Who: Bristol Youth ages 13-17years oldCost: Free!
 
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Family Day (SHOWMOBILE)
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Rockwell Park Summer Festival Banner
 
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    BGLLS Banner
 
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM    BGLLS Banner
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim 2 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules.(LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus.(LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught.(LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced.(LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined.(LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim 1 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Parent and Child Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 6mos - 4) - PCA - Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions: All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. Currently, we are not designating our classes as "PCA1" or "PCA2", the information is below so that participants can gain an understanding of the content taught within the class. All PCA classes are tailored to each participants experience.  (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2 and 3 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (9:00am-9:30am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim 2 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules.(LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus.(LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught.(LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced.(LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined.(LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim 1 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions. Class Descriptions (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: There are two different sections: 1.Personal Water Safety- Focuses on endurance and safety in and around the water in addition to the core skills. 2. Fitness Swimmer- Focuses on endurance as it pertains to using the water as a medium for exercise in addition to the core skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2 and 3 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2-3 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 3- Session 4 (9:45am-10:15am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim 2 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules.(LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus.(LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught.(LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced.(LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined.(LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim 1 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Parent and Child Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 6mos - 4) - PCA - Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions: All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. Currently, we are not designating our classes as "PCA1" or "PCA2", the information is below so that participants can gain an understanding of the content taught within the class. All PCA classes are tailored to each participants experience.  (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Parent and Child Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 6mos - 4) - PCA - Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions: All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. Currently, we are not designating our classes as "PCA1" or "PCA2", the information is below so that participants can gain an understanding of the content taught within the class. All PCA classes are tailored to each participants experience.  (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions. Class Descriptions (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: There are two different sections: 1.Personal Water Safety- Focuses on endurance and safety in and around the water in addition to the core skills. 2. Fitness Swimmer- Focuses on endurance as it pertains to using the water as a medium for exercise in addition to the core skills.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2-3 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (10:30am-11:00am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim 2 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules.(LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus.(LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught.(LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced.(LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined.(LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim 1 Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above(LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 1- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim 1-2 Page Pool (Weekdays) - LTS 2- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions.School-Age Class Descriptions:All School-Age aquatics classes are intended for children 6 and above (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions. Class Descriptions (LTS 1) Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills- Children learn breath control, buoyancy on the front and back, alternating arm and leg action and general water safety rules. (LTS 2) Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills- Underwater swimming, treading water, swimming in different positions and general water safety are the main focus. (LTS 3) Level 3: Stroke Development- Head first entries, rotary breathing, changing directions and different kicks are taught. (LTS 4) Level 4: Stroke Improvement- Diving, surface diving, turns, breaststroke kick, elementary backstroke and scissor kicks are introduced. (LTS 5) Level 5: Stroke Refinement- Head first surface dives, flip turns and survival swimming are taught. All other skills are refined. (LTS 6) Level 6: There are two different sections: 1.Personal Water Safety- Focuses on endurance and safety in and around the water in addition to the core skills. 2. Fitness Swimmer- Focuses on endurance as it pertains to using the water as a medium for exercise in addition to the core skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 1 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 1- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2 and 3 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2 and 3 Swim Rockwell Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 3- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions:All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2-3 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 2- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Pre-School Aquatics 2-3 Swim Page Pool (Weekdays) (Ages: 3 - 6) - PSA 3- Session 4 (11:15am-11:45am)
Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child's education. Being able to swim properly increases confidence which makes time in the water an enjoyable and safe experience. In addition, swimming is a healthy, total fitness activity that lasts a lifetime. Our Learn to Swim programs are taught by certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors with an enthusiasm and dedication to helping children and adults achieve their swimming goals. To determine proper class placement please review the level descriptions below and contact the front desk 860-584-3837 with any questions. Pre-School Class Descriptions All pre-school aquatics classes are intended for children 3-6 years old. (PCA 1) Parent & Child Aquatics 1: This class is for parents with children ages 6 months to 1 1/2 years. This is a water introduction class where comfort in the water and submerging are taught in a low pressure and fun environment. Water experimentation, blowing bubbles, and basic skills are instructed through songs and activities. (PCA 2) Parent & Child Aquatics 2: This class is for children between the ages of 1 1/2 and 3 years. This class expands on some skills learned in the first course, but adds some more difficult skills such as floating, submersion, and gliding. This course is recommended before PSA 1. (PSA 1) Pre-school Aquatics 1: This class teaches children the most elementary aquatic skills. They continue to develop safe practices around the water. (PSA 2) Pre-school Aquatics 2: This class teaches independent aquatic locomotion skills. Children continue to explore simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back to gain more proficiency for future strokes. (PSA 3) Pre-school Aquatics 3: This class teaches children to perform their skills independently. They are taught to improve coordination of combined arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions.
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Summer Competitive Swimming Training Camp - Competitive Swimming Training Camp 2022 w/ Dick Allison
Get a head start on the High School swim season! One-week intensive training camp at Page Park Pool August 15th - August 19th 3-5pm Monday through Friday Get more out of your season - Start off in swimming shape! Daily (M-F) coached workouts over the one-week period Stroke clinics will refine your technique and make you a more efficient swimmer Multi-stage workout program designed to safely build cardiovascular and muscle strength in preparation for the competitive season Stage 1: Develop flexibility and shoulder stability while working on stroke technique - learn to swim more powerfully and with less strain on joints Stage 2: Continued stroke refinement, workouts geared toward building endurance and strength Stage 3: Workouts continue to build strength and stamina, with additional emphasis on developing fast-twitch speed. 
 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pony League Baseball (Grades 8-11) - Pony League Baseball 2022
Pony League Baseball (for Boys Entering Grade 8-11) Bristol Parks and Recreation Department’s Pony League Baseball program is for boys entering 8th-11th grade (so boys currently in 7th-10 grade at the time of registration). Pony League will run from mid-June to mid-August, and teams will play 15+ regular-season games and all teams make the playoffs. Teams will play two games a week and have at least one practice. Games are played on weekday evenings and occasionally during the day on weekends at local fields (Riley Field, Page Park, Muzzy Field). Team schedules will be handed out as soon as they become available. Contact League Director Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org if you have any questions.  Fee: Registration is $65. The league is capped at 84 players. Please note that we have filled to capacity the past few summers, so please do not wait to register. Once we reach 84 players, any additional players who register will be placed on a wait list. Register online at www.bristolrec.com. Please note: Players are not allowed to play in Pony League if they are participating in other Bristol-based baseball leagues, with the exception of Edgewood Junior/Senior League. Players trying out for another Bristol-based or out-of-town summer league (i.e. American Legion, Junior Legion,  AAU) must still register for Pony League in order to ensure a spot on a team. Players that make other leagues will receive a full refund for their Pony League registration. COVID-19 protocols: Players will not share equipment. If any players are in need of equipment (i.e. helmet, catcher's gear etc.) please contact League Director Shawn Mirmina. Pony League “Try-Outs” will be held on Saturday, June 11th at Page Park. All NEW players to the Pony League (of any age) are encouraged to attend. Players who have played Pony League in the past, but did not play last season, are also encouraged to attend. Tryouts will begin at 4pm and end by 5:30pm. Players must also bring their own equipment.
 
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM    Bristol Knights
 
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Practice
 
Saturday August 20, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Outside Perspectives - Outside Perspectives 4 Day Expedition
What & Where: Outside Perspectives is a non-profit expedition program, collaborating with Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services for a 4-day wilderness expedition. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in 2 days of backpacking on the Appalachian Trail/Taconic Trail and 2 days of Canoeing on Winchester Lake and the Farmington River. When: August 17th- 20th, 2022Who: Bristol Youth ages 13-17years oldCost: Free!
 
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM    Rockwell Park Summer Festival
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Rockwell Park Summer Festival Banner
 
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Cricket
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Birthday
 
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM    Bristol Knights
 
Sunday August 21, 2022
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM    Rockwell Park Summer Festival
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Rockwell Park Summer Festival Banner
 
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Men's 40-and-Over Softball League - Men's 40 and Over Fall Softball League
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services will once again be running a 40-and-Over Men’s Softball League for individuals 40 & older this spring on Mix St. and Casey Field in Bristol. The season will run from April 10th - to late June. Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders), and all teams make the playoffs. Games will take place on Sunday mornings at either Mix St. or Casey Field and each team will have one doubleheader every week. Teams will either play at 9+10am OR 11am+12pm.Note: We are only able to admit 6 teams into the spring league, so do not wait to register. Registration is first-come, first-served. Fee is $800 in total for a team, with a $200 deposit due at the time of registration. Teams can submit the payment in full ($800) when they register online or at the Parks and Rec Office, or they can choose to just pay the $200 deposit to reserve their spot in the league but a team representative must submit the other $600 payment to the Parks and Rec. Office before their first game.The winning team will receive championship t-shirts.Please note: We are only taking team registrations currently. If you are an individual looking to join a team, please contact Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org  If you have a group of players but not enough for a full team, reach out to Shawn to see if you could be combined with another group to form a full team.
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Diamond Kings
 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pony League (Team Practices)
 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pony League Baseball (Grades 8-11) - Pony League Baseball 2022
Pony League Baseball (for Boys Entering Grade 8-11) Bristol Parks and Recreation Department’s Pony League Baseball program is for boys entering 8th-11th grade (so boys currently in 7th-10 grade at the time of registration). Pony League will run from mid-June to mid-August, and teams will play 15+ regular-season games and all teams make the playoffs. Teams will play two games a week and have at least one practice. Games are played on weekday evenings and occasionally during the day on weekends at local fields (Riley Field, Page Park, Muzzy Field). Team schedules will be handed out as soon as they become available. Contact League Director Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org if you have any questions.  Fee: Registration is $65. The league is capped at 84 players. Please note that we have filled to capacity the past few summers, so please do not wait to register. Once we reach 84 players, any additional players who register will be placed on a wait list. Register online at www.bristolrec.com. Please note: Players are not allowed to play in Pony League if they are participating in other Bristol-based baseball leagues, with the exception of Edgewood Junior/Senior League. Players trying out for another Bristol-based or out-of-town summer league (i.e. American Legion, Junior Legion,  AAU) must still register for Pony League in order to ensure a spot on a team. Players that make other leagues will receive a full refund for their Pony League registration. COVID-19 protocols: Players will not share equipment. If any players are in need of equipment (i.e. helmet, catcher's gear etc.) please contact League Director Shawn Mirmina. Pony League “Try-Outs” will be held on Saturday, June 11th at Page Park. All NEW players to the Pony League (of any age) are encouraged to attend. Players who have played Pony League in the past, but did not play last season, are also encouraged to attend. Tryouts will begin at 4pm and end by 5:30pm. Players must also bring their own equipment.
 
Monday August 22, 2022
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Rockwell Park Summer Festival Banner
 
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Volleyball
 
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Pooch Plunge - Pooch Plunge 2022
Mark your calendars for the 11th annual Pooch Plunge! - Rain or Shine!Why should humans have all the FUN? Join us for a doggy-only pool party!Bring your four-legged friends out for the 11th annual Pooch Plunge! We invite social, well behaved dogs that play well with others. Dogs should not be under 6 months old and MUST have current vaccinations and tags. Dogs must be accompanied by at least one adult. Admission to Pooch Plunge is $3.00 at the gate (includes canine and companions). Please note the following: Crabby canines may be asked to leave, refunds will  not be available, female dogs will not be permitted if they are in heat, and BPRYCS is not responsible, or liable for the safety of you, or your pet. We appreciate your cooperation in making this a fun and safe event for all participants!
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Tennis Lessons - Youth Beginner (Mondays) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Diamond Kings
 
5:00 PM - 9:15 PM    Cricket practice
 
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Practice
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Tennis Lessons - Youth Intermediate/Advanced (Mondays) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pick up games/practice for CT Bandits girls basketball team
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Co-Ed Pickleball - Adult Pickleball - Summer Session 2
Program Description: Pickleball is a combination of badminton and ping pong played on a badminton court with tennis-sized net. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but it can develop into a fast-paced, competitive game of experienced players. Registrants can sign up for one time slot or both depending on their interests. About the Instructor:Instructor Alicia Palmisano is a certfied PE and Health Teacher in Manchester, CT. Alicia holds many certifications, including CPR/First Aid, AED, Medical Administration, and Physical Management Training (PMT). Alicia has participated in many sports and has been with the BPRYCS department for over eight years as both a Camp Director and Program Instructor. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST ENTER THOUGH THE BACK ENTRANCE OF THE BUILDING.
 
Tuesday August 23, 2022
6:45 AM - 9:00 AM    BPS Convocation
 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pony League (Games)
 
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Sheriden Woods Softball Practice
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Nitro Softball
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Tennis Lessons - Middle/High School (Tuesday) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Practice
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Volleyball Games
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Volleyball Games
 
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM    Tennis Lessons - Adult (Tuesday) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM    Men's 18+ Weeknight Softball League - Men's Fall Softball League 2022: Team Registration
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth, and Community Services will once again be running a Men's Softball League for individuals 18 & older this fall and spring on Mix St. in Bristol. The spring season is scheduled to run from the week of April 18th through the week of June 27th (10 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs). Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) -- each team will have 1 bye week -- and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs. The fall season is scheduled to run from the week of August 15 through the week of October 17th (9 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs.) Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs.Games will take place Monday-Thursday evenings at Mix St. in Bristol and each team will have one doubleheader every week. Games will typically start at 7 and 8pm. Some games may be played at Casey Field in Bristol, and some start times may moved to 6 and 7pm or 8 and 9pm depending on the scheduling of make-up games. Make-ups may also be played on Fridays when necessary.Note: We are only able to admit 10 teams into the fall and spring league, so do not wait to register. Registration is first come, first served. Fee is $800 in total for a team, with a $200 deposit due at the time of registration. Teams can submit the payment in full ($800) when they register online or at the Parks and Rec Office, or they can choose to just pay the $200 deposit to reserve their spot in the league but a team representative must submit the other $600 payment to the Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services Department Office before their first game.The winning team will receive championship t-shirts.Please note: We are only taking team registrations currently. If you are an individual looking to join a team, please contact Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org  If you have a group of players but not enough for a full team, reach out to Shawn to see if you could be combined withanother group to form a full team.
 
Wednesday August 24, 2022
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Diamond Kings
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Volleyball Practice
 
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Practice
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pick up games/practice for CT Bandits girls basketball team
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    USTA - Adult Social - 3 courts
 
Thursday August 25, 2022
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Basketball League at Brackett Park - Basketball at Bracket Park
A free recreational basketball league run by local Bristol Police Department School Resource Officers, Youth and Community Services division staff, and special guests. The league will run eight weeks and include team drafts, exhibition games, and seven regular season games, playoffs and championships. This is an opportunity to develop sportsmanship, meet new friends in a team environment, and spend time in the park! This is a free program but registration is required.  Rain Location: Bristol Boys and Girls Club (225 West Street)
 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pony League (Games)
 
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM    Mayor's Back to School Pencil Hunt - Pencil Hunt (Pre-K)
Pencil in your calendar for August 25th! The Mayor and our department invite all (pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, and family) to participate in a scavenger hunt for school supplies. WHEN: Thursday, August 25, 2022WHERE: Muzzy Field TIME:   Pre-K Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:00-5:15 PM             K-1st Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:20-5:35 PM             2-3rd Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:45-6:00 PM             4-5th Grade Pencil Hunt: 6:10-6:25 PM             6-8th Grade Pencil Hunt: 6:35-6:50 PM*Please allow fifteen minutes for check in prior to the start of the hunt.      COST: FREE! Pre-registration is required, register today at www.bristolrec.com or in person at 51 High Street.       
 
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Tennis Lessons - Pee Wee (Thursday) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Nitro Softball
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Cricket practice
 
5:20 PM - 5:35 PM    Mayor's Back to School Pencil Hunt - Pencil Hunt (K-1st Grade)
Pencil in your calendar for August 25th! The Mayor and our department invite all (pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, and family) to participate in a scavenger hunt for school supplies. WHEN: Thursday, August 25, 2022WHERE: Muzzy Field TIME:   Pre-K Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:00-5:15 PM             K-1st Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:20-5:35 PM             2-3rd Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:45-6:00 PM             4-5th Grade Pencil Hunt: 6:10-6:25 PM             6-8th Grade Pencil Hunt: 6:35-6:50 PM*Please allow fifteen minutes for check in prior to the start of the hunt.      COST: FREE! Pre-registration is required, register today at www.bristolrec.com or in person at 51 High Street.       
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Horsemanship at Shepard Meadows - Un-mounted Horsemanship - Summer Session 2
Program Description:Our friends at Shepard Meadows will help teach numerous horse skills such as grooming, tacking, and leading. This program also provides the opportunity to challenge participants to persevere, problem-solve, and communicate. This program helps participants connect with their peers socially, as well as promotes the development of self-esteem. Please complete the documents in the forms section and bring them with you to the first class. 
 
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Practice
 
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM    Mayor's Back to School Pencil Hunt - Pencil Hunt (2nd- 3rd Grade)
Pencil in your calendar for August 25th! The Mayor and our department invite all (pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, and family) to participate in a scavenger hunt for school supplies. WHEN: Thursday, August 25, 2022WHERE: Muzzy Field TIME:   Pre-K Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:00-5:15 PM             K-1st Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:20-5:35 PM             2-3rd Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:45-6:00 PM             4-5th Grade Pencil Hunt: 6:10-6:25 PM             6-8th Grade Pencil Hunt: 6:35-6:50 PM*Please allow fifteen minutes for check in prior to the start of the hunt.      COST: FREE! Pre-registration is required, register today at www.bristolrec.com or in person at 51 High Street.       
 
5:45 PM - 6:15 PM    Tennis Lessons - Little Tennis (Thursday) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Co-Ed Volleyball Leagues - Recreational Division - Summer Session
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth, and Community Services Department is excited to offer two Adult Co-ed Volleyball Leagues on Thursday evenings.Teams of 4-8 participants are welcome with the requirement that two female participants are on the courts at all times. Please note this is an 18+ league, but high school players will be considered with parental permission and at the league director’s discretion. The league will run for 12 weeks with the last week being a tournament. The league fee is $300 and due at the time of registration. Participation waivers must be signed and handed to the league director before anyone is allowed to set onto the courts.
 
6:10 PM - 6:25 PM    Mayor's Back to School Pencil Hunt - Pencil Hunt (4th- 5th Grade)
Pencil in your calendar for August 25th! The Mayor and our department invite all (pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, and family) to participate in a scavenger hunt for school supplies. WHEN: Thursday, August 25, 2022WHERE: Muzzy Field TIME:   Pre-K Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:00-5:15 PM             K-1st Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:20-5:35 PM             2-3rd Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:45-6:00 PM             4-5th Grade Pencil Hunt: 6:10-6:25 PM             6-8th Grade Pencil Hunt: 6:35-6:50 PM*Please allow fifteen minutes for check in prior to the start of the hunt.      COST: FREE! Pre-registration is required, register today at www.bristolrec.com or in person at 51 High Street.       
 
6:35 PM - 6:50 PM    Mayor's Back to School Pencil Hunt - Pencil Hunt (6th- 8th Grade)
Pencil in your calendar for August 25th! The Mayor and our department invite all (pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, and family) to participate in a scavenger hunt for school supplies. WHEN: Thursday, August 25, 2022WHERE: Muzzy Field TIME:   Pre-K Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:00-5:15 PM             K-1st Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:20-5:35 PM             2-3rd Grade Pencil Hunt: 5:45-6:00 PM             4-5th Grade Pencil Hunt: 6:10-6:25 PM             6-8th Grade Pencil Hunt: 6:35-6:50 PM*Please allow fifteen minutes for check in prior to the start of the hunt.      COST: FREE! Pre-registration is required, register today at www.bristolrec.com or in person at 51 High Street.       
 
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM    Men's 18+ Weeknight Softball League - Men's Fall Softball League 2022: Team Registration
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth, and Community Services will once again be running a Men's Softball League for individuals 18 & older this fall and spring on Mix St. in Bristol. The spring season is scheduled to run from the week of April 18th through the week of June 27th (10 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs). Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) -- each team will have 1 bye week -- and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs. The fall season is scheduled to run from the week of August 15 through the week of October 17th (9 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs.) Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs.Games will take place Monday-Thursday evenings at Mix St. in Bristol and each team will have one doubleheader every week. Games will typically start at 7 and 8pm. Some games may be played at Casey Field in Bristol, and some start times may moved to 6 and 7pm or 8 and 9pm depending on the scheduling of make-up games. Make-ups may also be played on Fridays when necessary.Note: We are only able to admit 10 teams into the fall and spring league, so do not wait to register. Registration is first come, first served. Fee is $800 in total for a team, with a $200 deposit due at the time of registration. Teams can submit the payment in full ($800) when they register online or at the Parks and Rec Office, or they can choose to just pay the $200 deposit to reserve their spot in the league but a team representative must submit the other $600 payment to the Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services Department Office before their first game.The winning team will receive championship t-shirts.Please note: We are only taking team registrations currently. If you are an individual looking to join a team, please contact Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org  If you have a group of players but not enough for a full team, reach out to Shawn to see if you could be combined withanother group to form a full team.
 
Friday August 26, 2022
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Football Practice
 
Saturday August 27, 2022
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Saturday Sweat Adult Fitness - Saturday Sweat Session - Summer Session 2
Program Description:This class offers a fun, upbeat full body workout. A combination of different workouts and muscle groups will be targeted to ensure that you get the most out of this program. This class is geared towards building cardiovascular fitness while improving muscular strength and endurance. This program is designed for all fitness levels, and will help improve your overall fitness by building muscle, burning fat, and boosting overall health. Program Benefits:- Improved Cardiovascular Fitness- Increased Strength- Increased ConfidenceAbout the Instructor:Divya Rajadhilipkumar is a Group Fitness Director and Site Director for a local fitness facility. Divya's career started as an athlete in high school. She went on to graduate from college as a Microbiologist. Her passion for fitness has resulted in certifications to teach a wide variety of classes including strength training, cariod, bootcamp, kickboxing, and a variety of senior programs. Divya also teaches classes for the aquatics division. Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM    softball
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Senior Chair Fitness - Chair Fitness - Summer Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program is a low impact class designed to prevent injuries while increasing muscle strength and energy levels. This 45 minute class focuses on cardiovascular aerobics, strength building, relaxing stretches using an exercise ball and resistance bands, hand held weights and a chair for those who prefer seated exercises and need additional support standing. This program is suitable for seniors of all fitness levels.Program Benefits:- Improved Cardiovascular Fitness- Increased Strength- Increased Eneregy- Improved FlexibilityAbout the Instructor:Divya Rajadhilipkumar is a Group Fitness Director and Site Director for a local fitness facility. Divya's career started as an athlete in high school. She went on to graduate from college as a Microbiologist. Her passion for fitness has resulted in certifications to teach a wide variety of classes including strength training, cariod, bootcamp, kickboxing, and a variety of senior programs. Divya also teaches classes for the aquatics division. 
 
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM    Cricket
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Youth Training & Conditioning - Youth Training & Conditioning - Summer Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description: Is your child active enough? Are you looking for new ways to get your child moving? Would you like to improve your child's sports performance? The BPRYCS Youth Training & Conditioning program focuses on fun ways to improve your child's coordination, build endurance and strength, as well as improve flexibility through exercises that are easy to follow. This program is a great step to get participants started on a lifestyle of healthy living. This program is for participants of all skill levels and abilities.Program Benefits:- Improved Coordination- Prolonged Endurance- Increased Strength- Improved FlexibilityAbout the Instructor:Divya Rajadhilipkumar is a Group Fitness Director and Site Director for a local fitness facility. Divya's career started as an athlete in high school. She went on to graduate from college as a Microbiologist. Her passion for fitness has resulted in certifications to teach a wide variety of classes including strength training, cariod, bootcamp, kickboxing, and a variety of senior programs. Divya also teaches classes for the aquatics division. 
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    youth group picnic
 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Birthday
 
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Live Music
 
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Graduation Party
 
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Picnic
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Small bridal shower
 
Sunday August 28, 2022
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Men's 40-and-Over Softball League - Men's 40 and Over Fall Softball League
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services will once again be running a 40-and-Over Men’s Softball League for individuals 40 & older this spring on Mix St. and Casey Field in Bristol. The season will run from April 10th - to late June. Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders), and all teams make the playoffs. Games will take place on Sunday mornings at either Mix St. or Casey Field and each team will have one doubleheader every week. Teams will either play at 9+10am OR 11am+12pm.Note: We are only able to admit 6 teams into the spring league, so do not wait to register. Registration is first-come, first-served. Fee is $800 in total for a team, with a $200 deposit due at the time of registration. Teams can submit the payment in full ($800) when they register online or at the Parks and Rec Office, or they can choose to just pay the $200 deposit to reserve their spot in the league but a team representative must submit the other $600 payment to the Parks and Rec. Office before their first game.The winning team will receive championship t-shirts.Please note: We are only taking team registrations currently. If you are an individual looking to join a team, please contact Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org  If you have a group of players but not enough for a full team, reach out to Shawn to see if you could be combined with another group to form a full team.
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Diamond Kings
 
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Small party
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Birthday party
 
Monday August 29, 2022
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Volleyball
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Tennis Lessons - Youth Beginner (Mondays) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Diamond Kings
 
5:00 PM - 9:15 PM    Cricket practice
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Tennis Lessons - Youth Intermediate/Advanced (Mondays) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Co-Ed Pickleball - Adult Pickleball - Summer Session 2
Program Description: Pickleball is a combination of badminton and ping pong played on a badminton court with tennis-sized net. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but it can develop into a fast-paced, competitive game of experienced players. Registrants can sign up for one time slot or both depending on their interests. About the Instructor:Instructor Alicia Palmisano is a certfied PE and Health Teacher in Manchester, CT. Alicia holds many certifications, including CPR/First Aid, AED, Medical Administration, and Physical Management Training (PMT). Alicia has participated in many sports and has been with the BPRYCS department for over eight years as both a Camp Director and Program Instructor. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST ENTER THOUGH THE BACK ENTRANCE OF THE BUILDING.
 
Tuesday August 30, 2022
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Sheriden Woods Softball Practice
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Nitro Softball
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Tennis Lessons - Middle/High School (Tuesday) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Volleyball Games
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Volleyball Games
 
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM    Tennis Lessons - Adult (Tuesday) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM    Men's 18+ Weeknight Softball League - Men's Fall Softball League 2022: Team Registration
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth, and Community Services will once again be running a Men's Softball League for individuals 18 & older this fall and spring on Mix St. in Bristol. The spring season is scheduled to run from the week of April 18th through the week of June 27th (10 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs). Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) -- each team will have 1 bye week -- and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs. The fall season is scheduled to run from the week of August 15 through the week of October 17th (9 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs.) Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs.Games will take place Monday-Thursday evenings at Mix St. in Bristol and each team will have one doubleheader every week. Games will typically start at 7 and 8pm. Some games may be played at Casey Field in Bristol, and some start times may moved to 6 and 7pm or 8 and 9pm depending on the scheduling of make-up games. Make-ups may also be played on Fridays when necessary.Note: We are only able to admit 10 teams into the fall and spring league, so do not wait to register. Registration is first come, first served. Fee is $800 in total for a team, with a $200 deposit due at the time of registration. Teams can submit the payment in full ($800) when they register online or at the Parks and Rec Office, or they can choose to just pay the $200 deposit to reserve their spot in the league but a team representative must submit the other $600 payment to the Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services Department Office before their first game.The winning team will receive championship t-shirts.Please note: We are only taking team registrations currently. If you are an individual looking to join a team, please contact Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org  If you have a group of players but not enough for a full team, reach out to Shawn to see if you could be combined withanother group to form a full team.
 
Wednesday August 31, 2022
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Diamond Kings
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Volleyball Practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Intro to Mountain Biking - Intro to Mountain Biking
Program Description:Join this exciting new program that is geared towards learning to mountain bike and showing participants how to have the most fun on the trails while staying safe. This class is for beginners new to the sport that are looking to take things to the next level without the guesswork and hardships of trial and error. This program will cover bike set up and safety, riding positions, braking, shifting (if applicable), cornering, balance, front wheel lifts, and basic trail safety.Equipment:A fully functioning bike that is intended for trail use with trail tires, fully functioning brakes (no coaster style breaks) and flat pedals. Participants should come equipped with sneakers and an appropriately sized bicycle helmet. If you need assistance procuring the necessary equipment, please reach out to Recreation Supervisor Amry Shelby at amryshelby@bristolct.gov.About the Instructor:This program is lead by one of the founding members of Bike Bristol, Mike Seery. Mike was an integral part of the construction of a small inner city tail system, including the Rockwell Park Pump Park. Mike is an active member of his local NEMBA chapter and helped with signage for the Nassagehon trail network in Burlington, CT. Mike has become adept as a bike mechanic and enjoys learning about new products and bike designs.
 
Thursday September 1, 2022
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Horsemanship at Shepard Meadows - Un-mounted Horsemanship - Summer Session 2
Program Description:Our friends at Shepard Meadows will help teach numerous horse skills such as grooming, tacking, and leading. This program also provides the opportunity to challenge participants to persevere, problem-solve, and communicate. This program helps participants connect with their peers socially, as well as promotes the development of self-esteem. Please complete the documents in the forms section and bring them with you to the first class. 
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Co-Ed Volleyball Leagues - Recreational Division - Summer Session
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth, and Community Services Department is excited to offer two Adult Co-ed Volleyball Leagues on Thursday evenings.Teams of 4-8 participants are welcome with the requirement that two female participants are on the courts at all times. Please note this is an 18+ league, but high school players will be considered with parental permission and at the league director’s discretion. The league will run for 12 weeks with the last week being a tournament. The league fee is $300 and due at the time of registration. Participation waivers must be signed and handed to the league director before anyone is allowed to set onto the courts.
 
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM    Men's 18+ Weeknight Softball League - Men's Fall Softball League 2022: Team Registration
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth, and Community Services will once again be running a Men's Softball League for individuals 18 & older this fall and spring on Mix St. in Bristol. The spring season is scheduled to run from the week of April 18th through the week of June 27th (10 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs). Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) -- each team will have 1 bye week -- and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs. The fall season is scheduled to run from the week of August 15 through the week of October 17th (9 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs.) Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs.Games will take place Monday-Thursday evenings at Mix St. in Bristol and each team will have one doubleheader every week. Games will typically start at 7 and 8pm. Some games may be played at Casey Field in Bristol, and some start times may moved to 6 and 7pm or 8 and 9pm depending on the scheduling of make-up games. Make-ups may also be played on Fridays when necessary.Note: We are only able to admit 10 teams into the fall and spring league, so do not wait to register. Registration is first come, first served. Fee is $800 in total for a team, with a $200 deposit due at the time of registration. Teams can submit the payment in full ($800) when they register online or at the Parks and Rec Office, or they can choose to just pay the $200 deposit to reserve their spot in the league but a team representative must submit the other $600 payment to the Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services Department Office before their first game.The winning team will receive championship t-shirts.Please note: We are only taking team registrations currently. If you are an individual looking to join a team, please contact Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org  If you have a group of players but not enough for a full team, reach out to Shawn to see if you could be combined withanother group to form a full team.
 
Saturday September 3, 2022
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Saturday Sweat Adult Fitness - Saturday Sweat Session - Summer Session 2
Program Description:This class offers a fun, upbeat full body workout. A combination of different workouts and muscle groups will be targeted to ensure that you get the most out of this program. This class is geared towards building cardiovascular fitness while improving muscular strength and endurance. This program is designed for all fitness levels, and will help improve your overall fitness by building muscle, burning fat, and boosting overall health. Program Benefits:- Improved Cardiovascular Fitness- Increased Strength- Increased ConfidenceAbout the Instructor:Divya Rajadhilipkumar is a Group Fitness Director and Site Director for a local fitness facility. Divya's career started as an athlete in high school. She went on to graduate from college as a Microbiologist. Her passion for fitness has resulted in certifications to teach a wide variety of classes including strength training, cariod, bootcamp, kickboxing, and a variety of senior programs. Divya also teaches classes for the aquatics division. Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Senior Chair Fitness - Chair Fitness - Summer Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program is a low impact class designed to prevent injuries while increasing muscle strength and energy levels. This 45 minute class focuses on cardiovascular aerobics, strength building, relaxing stretches using an exercise ball and resistance bands, hand held weights and a chair for those who prefer seated exercises and need additional support standing. This program is suitable for seniors of all fitness levels.Program Benefits:- Improved Cardiovascular Fitness- Increased Strength- Increased Eneregy- Improved FlexibilityAbout the Instructor:Divya Rajadhilipkumar is a Group Fitness Director and Site Director for a local fitness facility. Divya's career started as an athlete in high school. She went on to graduate from college as a Microbiologist. Her passion for fitness has resulted in certifications to teach a wide variety of classes including strength training, cariod, bootcamp, kickboxing, and a variety of senior programs. Divya also teaches classes for the aquatics division. 
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Youth Training & Conditioning - Youth Training & Conditioning - Summer Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description: Is your child active enough? Are you looking for new ways to get your child moving? Would you like to improve your child's sports performance? The BPRYCS Youth Training & Conditioning program focuses on fun ways to improve your child's coordination, build endurance and strength, as well as improve flexibility through exercises that are easy to follow. This program is a great step to get participants started on a lifestyle of healthy living. This program is for participants of all skill levels and abilities.Program Benefits:- Improved Coordination- Prolonged Endurance- Increased Strength- Improved FlexibilityAbout the Instructor:Divya Rajadhilipkumar is a Group Fitness Director and Site Director for a local fitness facility. Divya's career started as an athlete in high school. She went on to graduate from college as a Microbiologist. Her passion for fitness has resulted in certifications to teach a wide variety of classes including strength training, cariod, bootcamp, kickboxing, and a variety of senior programs. Divya also teaches classes for the aquatics division. 
 
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM    get together for church activity
 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Gender Reveal Party
 
Sunday September 4, 2022
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Men's 40-and-Over Softball League - Men's 40 and Over Fall Softball League
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services will once again be running a 40-and-Over Men’s Softball League for individuals 40 & older this spring on Mix St. and Casey Field in Bristol. The season will run from April 10th - to late June. Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders), and all teams make the playoffs. Games will take place on Sunday mornings at either Mix St. or Casey Field and each team will have one doubleheader every week. Teams will either play at 9+10am OR 11am+12pm.Note: We are only able to admit 6 teams into the spring league, so do not wait to register. Registration is first-come, first-served. Fee is $800 in total for a team, with a $200 deposit due at the time of registration. Teams can submit the payment in full ($800) when they register online or at the Parks and Rec Office, or they can choose to just pay the $200 deposit to reserve their spot in the league but a team representative must submit the other $600 payment to the Parks and Rec. Office before their first game.The winning team will receive championship t-shirts.Please note: We are only taking team registrations currently. If you are an individual looking to join a team, please contact Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org  If you have a group of players but not enough for a full team, reach out to Shawn to see if you could be combined with another group to form a full team.
 
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Baby shower
 
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM    My sons birthday party
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Baby shower
 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Baby shower
 
Monday September 5, 2022
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Picnic
 
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Volleyball
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Tennis Lessons - Youth Beginner (Mondays) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Tennis Lessons - Youth Intermediate/Advanced (Mondays) - Summer Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
Tuesday September 6, 2022
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Mini Hoops Basketball - Mini Hoops - Session 1
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description: This program will introduce participants to the sport of basketball. Participants will learn skills and techniques in a friendly, safe and fun environment. Lessons will be conducted utilizing skill-building activities and games. About the Instructor(s): This program is instructed by Michael Pirog and Matt Pirog. Michael played football at Central Connecticut State University, and has countless coaching experience at various levels. Michael is a PE Teacher at St. Joseph School, and has a long tenure being a part of the BPRYCS department. 
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Yoga Fusion - Pilates & Yoga Fusion - Session 1
Program Description: We are very excited to bring this amazing class that helps tone and tighten your core which will improve not only your posture but your body awareness and flexibility! The class combines the focus on core stabilization of Pilates with the postures from yoga to flow through movements in order to work your whole body while also giving you strength of both mind and body.This class is for beginners all the way up to advanced so please do not be afraid to give it a try. We ask that you please bring your own mat.About the Instructor:Instructor, Heather Tartarelli, has a 20 hour Full of Joy Children's Yoga Teaching Certificate, as well as a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate. Heather has also taken a 32 hour Trauma Informed Yoga for Youth Certification. Heather boasts over 750 hours of teaching yoga, and has completed the AFAA Practical Pilates course. Heather has been teaching the BPRYCS yoga programs for 5 and 1/2 years.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Volleyball Games
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Volleyball Games
 
6:50 PM - 7:35 PM    Basketball Skills - Basketball Skills - Session 1
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program will teach the vital basketball skills of dribbling, passing, and shooting. Techniques and game play will be taught in a fun and safe environment to enhance the overall knowledge of the game of basketball. About the Instructor(s): This program is instructed by Michael Pirog and Matt Pirog. Michael played football at Central Connecticut State University, and has countless coaching experience at various levels. Michael is a PE Teacher at St. Joseph School, and has a long tenure being a part of the BPRYCS department. 
 
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM    Men's 18+ Weeknight Softball League - Men's Fall Softball League 2022: Team Registration
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth, and Community Services will once again be running a Men's Softball League for individuals 18 & older this fall and spring on Mix St. in Bristol. The spring season is scheduled to run from the week of April 18th through the week of June 27th (10 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs). Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) -- each team will have 1 bye week -- and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs. The fall season is scheduled to run from the week of August 15 through the week of October 17th (9 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs.) Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs.Games will take place Monday-Thursday evenings at Mix St. in Bristol and each team will have one doubleheader every week. Games will typically start at 7 and 8pm. Some games may be played at Casey Field in Bristol, and some start times may moved to 6 and 7pm or 8 and 9pm depending on the scheduling of make-up games. Make-ups may also be played on Fridays when necessary.Note: We are only able to admit 10 teams into the fall and spring league, so do not wait to register. Registration is first come, first served. Fee is $800 in total for a team, with a $200 deposit due at the time of registration. Teams can submit the payment in full ($800) when they register online or at the Parks and Rec Office, or they can choose to just pay the $200 deposit to reserve their spot in the league but a team representative must submit the other $600 payment to the Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services Department Office before their first game.The winning team will receive championship t-shirts.Please note: We are only taking team registrations currently. If you are an individual looking to join a team, please contact Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org  If you have a group of players but not enough for a full team, reach out to Shawn to see if you could be combined withanother group to form a full team.
 
7:40 PM - 8:25 PM    Co-Ed 3 on 3 Basketball - 3 on 3 Basketball - Session 1
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:Participants in this program will work on the fundamental skills of the game of basketball, as well as participate in organized games of 3-on-3 each week. Teams will be changed every week to ensure that games are fair and players have an opportunity to play with new teammates. About the Instructor(s): This program is instructed by Michael Pirog. Michael played football at Central Connecticut State University, and has countless coaching experience at various levels. Michael is a PE Teacher at St. Joseph School, and has a long tenure being a part of the BPRYCS department.   
 
Wednesday September 7, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tinkergarten
 
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Sports Fun - Sports Fun - Session 1
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program introduces participants to a number of sports and games in a safe, controlled and fun environment. Participants will learn skills including sportsmanship and how to socialize with their fellow athletes.  The numerous activities in the program will keep participants engaged and promote teamwork. About the Instructor:Instructor Andrew Beaucar attends Central Connecticut State University and is in the CCSU Physical and Health Education program. Andrew grew up and attended school in Bristol while participating in many sports. Before becoming an employee of the BPRYCS department, Andrew went through many of the departments program's as a youth. Andrew is certified in CPR, AED and First Aid.  
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Volleyball Practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Intro to Mountain Biking - Intro to Mountain Biking
Program Description:Join this exciting new program that is geared towards learning to mountain bike and showing participants how to have the most fun on the trails while staying safe. This class is for beginners new to the sport that are looking to take things to the next level without the guesswork and hardships of trial and error. This program will cover bike set up and safety, riding positions, braking, shifting (if applicable), cornering, balance, front wheel lifts, and basic trail safety.Equipment:A fully functioning bike that is intended for trail use with trail tires, fully functioning brakes (no coaster style breaks) and flat pedals. Participants should come equipped with sneakers and an appropriately sized bicycle helmet. If you need assistance procuring the necessary equipment, please reach out to Recreation Supervisor Amry Shelby at amryshelby@bristolct.gov.About the Instructor:This program is lead by one of the founding members of Bike Bristol, Mike Seery. Mike was an integral part of the construction of a small inner city tail system, including the Rockwell Park Pump Park. Mike is an active member of his local NEMBA chapter and helped with signage for the Nassagehon trail network in Burlington, CT. Mike has become adept as a bike mechanic and enjoys learning about new products and bike designs.
 
5:35 PM - 6:05 PM    Sports Fun - Sports Fun - Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program introduces participants to a number of sports and games in a safe, controlled and fun environment. Participants will learn skills including sportsmanship and how to socialize with their fellow athletes.  The numerous activities in the program will keep participants engaged and promote teamwork. About the Instructor:Instructor Andrew Beaucar attends Central Connecticut State University and is in the CCSU Physical and Health Education program. Andrew grew up and attended school in Bristol while participating in many sports. Before becoming an employee of the BPRYCS department, Andrew went through many of the departments program's as a youth. Andrew is certified in CPR, AED and First Aid.  
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Zumba - Zumba - Session 1
Program Description:Grooving to the beats of salsa, flamenco, and merengue music makes this class feel more like a dance party than a workout, which is exactly what makes Zumba so popular. Zumba is an interval workout. Classes move between high and low intensity moves designed to get your heart rate up and boost cardiovascular endurance. This program is perfect for participants of all skill and experience levels. Instructor Info:Tanisha has been teaching Zumba Fitness since April, 2012. She holds additional Zumba Specialty licenses in Zumba Toning, Aqua Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Kids & Kids Jr., Zumba Step, Plate by Zumba and Strong Nation. In addition to Zumba, Tanisha is a Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Certified Nutrition Coach and holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut. Tanisha has a passion for community involvement and helping others to succeed in their passions. She serves the Zumba community by volunteering as a Zumba Instructor Mentor and a Zumba Instructor Community (ZCOM) Volunteer.
 
6:10 PM - 6:55 PM    Sports Fun - Sports Fun - Session 3
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program introduces participants to a number of sports and games in a safe, controlled and fun environment. Participants will learn skills including sportsmanship and how to socialize with their fellow athletes.  The numerous activities in the program will keep participants engaged and promote teamwork. About the Instructor:Instructor Andrew Beaucar attends Central Connecticut State University and is in the CCSU Physical and Health Education program. Andrew grew up and attended school in Bristol while participating in many sports. Before becoming an employee of the BPRYCS department, Andrew went through many of the departments program's as a youth. Andrew is certified in CPR, AED and First Aid.  
 
Thursday September 8, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Yoga Fusion - Pilates & Yoga Fusion - Session 1
Program Description: We are very excited to bring this amazing class that helps tone and tighten your core which will improve not only your posture but your body awareness and flexibility! The class combines the focus on core stabilization of Pilates with the postures from yoga to flow through movements in order to work your whole body while also giving you strength of both mind and body.This class is for beginners all the way up to advanced so please do not be afraid to give it a try. We ask that you please bring your own mat.About the Instructor:Instructor, Heather Tartarelli, has a 20 hour Full of Joy Children's Yoga Teaching Certificate, as well as a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate. Heather has also taken a 32 hour Trauma Informed Yoga for Youth Certification. Heather boasts over 750 hours of teaching yoga, and has completed the AFAA Practical Pilates course. Heather has been teaching the BPRYCS yoga programs for 5 and 1/2 years.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Co-Ed Volleyball Leagues - Recreational Division - Summer Session
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth, and Community Services Department is excited to offer two Adult Co-ed Volleyball Leagues on Thursday evenings.Teams of 4-8 participants are welcome with the requirement that two female participants are on the courts at all times. Please note this is an 18+ league, but high school players will be considered with parental permission and at the league director’s discretion. The league will run for 12 weeks with the last week being a tournament. The league fee is $300 and due at the time of registration. Participation waivers must be signed and handed to the league director before anyone is allowed to set onto the courts.
 
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM    Men's 18+ Weeknight Softball League - Men's Fall Softball League 2022: Team Registration
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth, and Community Services will once again be running a Men's Softball League for individuals 18 & older this fall and spring on Mix St. in Bristol. The spring season is scheduled to run from the week of April 18th through the week of June 27th (10 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs). Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) -- each team will have 1 bye week -- and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs. The fall season is scheduled to run from the week of August 15 through the week of October 17th (9 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs.) Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs.Games will take place Monday-Thursday evenings at Mix St. in Bristol and each team will have one doubleheader every week. Games will typically start at 7 and 8pm. Some games may be played at Casey Field in Bristol, and some start times may moved to 6 and 7pm or 8 and 9pm depending on the scheduling of make-up games. Make-ups may also be played on Fridays when necessary.Note: We are only able to admit 10 teams into the fall and spring league, so do not wait to register. Registration is first come, first served. Fee is $800 in total for a team, with a $200 deposit due at the time of registration. Teams can submit the payment in full ($800) when they register online or at the Parks and Rec Office, or they can choose to just pay the $200 deposit to reserve their spot in the league but a team representative must submit the other $600 payment to the Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services Department Office before their first game.The winning team will receive championship t-shirts.Please note: We are only taking team registrations currently. If you are an individual looking to join a team, please contact Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org  If you have a group of players but not enough for a full team, reach out to Shawn to see if you could be combined withanother group to form a full team.
 
Saturday September 10, 2022
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Saturday Sweat Adult Fitness - Saturday Sweat Session - Summer Session 2
Program Description:This class offers a fun, upbeat full body workout. A combination of different workouts and muscle groups will be targeted to ensure that you get the most out of this program. This class is geared towards building cardiovascular fitness while improving muscular strength and endurance. This program is designed for all fitness levels, and will help improve your overall fitness by building muscle, burning fat, and boosting overall health. Program Benefits:- Improved Cardiovascular Fitness- Increased Strength- Increased ConfidenceAbout the Instructor:Divya Rajadhilipkumar is a Group Fitness Director and Site Director for a local fitness facility. Divya's career started as an athlete in high school. She went on to graduate from college as a Microbiologist. Her passion for fitness has resulted in certifications to teach a wide variety of classes including strength training, cariod, bootcamp, kickboxing, and a variety of senior programs. Divya also teaches classes for the aquatics division. Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Mini Hoops Basketball - Mini Hoops - Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description: This program will introduce participants to the sport of basketball. Participants will learn skills and techniques in a friendly, safe and fun environment. Lessons will be conducted utilizing skill-building activities and games. About the Instructor(s): This program is instructed by Michael Pirog and Matt Pirog. Michael played football at Central Connecticut State University, and has countless coaching experience at various levels. Michael is a PE Teacher at St. Joseph School, and has a long tenure being a part of the BPRYCS department. 
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Senior Chair Fitness - Chair Fitness - Summer Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program is a low impact class designed to prevent injuries while increasing muscle strength and energy levels. This 45 minute class focuses on cardiovascular aerobics, strength building, relaxing stretches using an exercise ball and resistance bands, hand held weights and a chair for those who prefer seated exercises and need additional support standing. This program is suitable for seniors of all fitness levels.Program Benefits:- Improved Cardiovascular Fitness- Increased Strength- Increased Eneregy- Improved FlexibilityAbout the Instructor:Divya Rajadhilipkumar is a Group Fitness Director and Site Director for a local fitness facility. Divya's career started as an athlete in high school. She went on to graduate from college as a Microbiologist. Her passion for fitness has resulted in certifications to teach a wide variety of classes including strength training, cariod, bootcamp, kickboxing, and a variety of senior programs. Divya also teaches classes for the aquatics division. 
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Basketball Skills - Basketball Skills - Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program will teach the vital basketball skills of dribbling, passing, and shooting. Techniques and game play will be taught in a fun and safe environment to enhance the overall knowledge of the game of basketball. About the Instructor(s): This program is instructed by Michael Pirog and Matt Pirog. Michael played football at Central Connecticut State University, and has countless coaching experience at various levels. Michael is a PE Teacher at St. Joseph School, and has a long tenure being a part of the BPRYCS department. 
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Youth Training & Conditioning - Youth Training & Conditioning - Summer Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description: Is your child active enough? Are you looking for new ways to get your child moving? Would you like to improve your child's sports performance? The BPRYCS Youth Training & Conditioning program focuses on fun ways to improve your child's coordination, build endurance and strength, as well as improve flexibility through exercises that are easy to follow. This program is a great step to get participants started on a lifestyle of healthy living. This program is for participants of all skill levels and abilities.Program Benefits:- Improved Coordination- Prolonged Endurance- Increased Strength- Improved FlexibilityAbout the Instructor:Divya Rajadhilipkumar is a Group Fitness Director and Site Director for a local fitness facility. Divya's career started as an athlete in high school. She went on to graduate from college as a Microbiologist. Her passion for fitness has resulted in certifications to teach a wide variety of classes including strength training, cariod, bootcamp, kickboxing, and a variety of senior programs. Divya also teaches classes for the aquatics division. 
 
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM    Family Camp Out at Muzzy FIeld - Family Camp Out at Muzzy Field
FAMILY CAMP OUT AT MUZZY FIELD  Keep the summer fun going! Enjoy a night sleeping under the stars at Muzzy Field. We will provide a host of activities including lawn games, family activities, and a PG rated movie when it’s dark! BPRYCS staff will help you set up your tent, provide snacks and breakfast treats, and lead a night time program. Register early! A limited number of tents are available to be provided if you do not have one. Each household/ registrant will have an assigned space. Spaces are limited and advance -registration is required.Please only register once for each campsite.You will be asked to enter in the names of all members of the campsite & you do NOT need to register members individually.
 
Sunday September 11, 2022
12:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Family Camp Out at Muzzy FIeld - Family Camp Out at Muzzy Field
FAMILY CAMP OUT AT MUZZY FIELD  Keep the summer fun going! Enjoy a night sleeping under the stars at Muzzy Field. We will provide a host of activities including lawn games, family activities, and a PG rated movie when it’s dark! BPRYCS staff will help you set up your tent, provide snacks and breakfast treats, and lead a night time program. Register early! A limited number of tents are available to be provided if you do not have one. Each household/ registrant will have an assigned space. Spaces are limited and advance -registration is required.Please only register once for each campsite.You will be asked to enter in the names of all members of the campsite & you do NOT need to register members individually.
 
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Men's 40-and-Over Softball League - Men's 40 and Over Fall Softball League
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services will once again be running a 40-and-Over Men’s Softball League for individuals 40 & older this spring on Mix St. and Casey Field in Bristol. The season will run from April 10th - to late June. Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders), and all teams make the playoffs. Games will take place on Sunday mornings at either Mix St. or Casey Field and each team will have one doubleheader every week. Teams will either play at 9+10am OR 11am+12pm.Note: We are only able to admit 6 teams into the spring league, so do not wait to register. Registration is first-come, first-served. Fee is $800 in total for a team, with a $200 deposit due at the time of registration. Teams can submit the payment in full ($800) when they register online or at the Parks and Rec Office, or they can choose to just pay the $200 deposit to reserve their spot in the league but a team representative must submit the other $600 payment to the Parks and Rec. Office before their first game.The winning team will receive championship t-shirts.Please note: We are only taking team registrations currently. If you are an individual looking to join a team, please contact Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org  If you have a group of players but not enough for a full team, reach out to Shawn to see if you could be combined with another group to form a full team.
 
Monday September 12, 2022
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Volleyball
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Tennis Lessons - Youth Beginner (Mondays) - Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Olympic Fencing - Olympic Fencing - Session 1
Join us for this new program that would provide participants with an introduction to the Olympic sport of fencing. Participants will learn and understand the principles of Olympic Fencing techniques, rules and tactics, as well as have the ability to partake in fencing bouts. The class is for individuals of all skill levels. All equipment needed to participate is provided.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Tennis Lessons - Youth Intermediate/Advanced (Mondays) - Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Co-Ed Pickleball - Adult Pickleball - Summer Session 2
Program Description: Pickleball is a combination of badminton and ping pong played on a badminton court with tennis-sized net. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but it can develop into a fast-paced, competitive game of experienced players. Registrants can sign up for one time slot or both depending on their interests. About the Instructor:Instructor Alicia Palmisano is a certfied PE and Health Teacher in Manchester, CT. Alicia holds many certifications, including CPR/First Aid, AED, Medical Administration, and Physical Management Training (PMT). Alicia has participated in many sports and has been with the BPRYCS department for over eight years as both a Camp Director and Program Instructor. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST ENTER THOUGH THE BACK ENTRANCE OF THE BUILDING.
 
Tuesday September 13, 2022
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Tennis Lessons - Middle/High School (Tuesday) - Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Mini Hoops Basketball - Mini Hoops - Session 1
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description: This program will introduce participants to the sport of basketball. Participants will learn skills and techniques in a friendly, safe and fun environment. Lessons will be conducted utilizing skill-building activities and games. About the Instructor(s): This program is instructed by Michael Pirog and Matt Pirog. Michael played football at Central Connecticut State University, and has countless coaching experience at various levels. Michael is a PE Teacher at St. Joseph School, and has a long tenure being a part of the BPRYCS department. 
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Yoga Fusion - Pilates & Yoga Fusion - Session 1
Program Description: We are very excited to bring this amazing class that helps tone and tighten your core which will improve not only your posture but your body awareness and flexibility! The class combines the focus on core stabilization of Pilates with the postures from yoga to flow through movements in order to work your whole body while also giving you strength of both mind and body.This class is for beginners all the way up to advanced so please do not be afraid to give it a try. We ask that you please bring your own mat.About the Instructor:Instructor, Heather Tartarelli, has a 20 hour Full of Joy Children's Yoga Teaching Certificate, as well as a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate. Heather has also taken a 32 hour Trauma Informed Yoga for Youth Certification. Heather boasts over 750 hours of teaching yoga, and has completed the AFAA Practical Pilates course. Heather has been teaching the BPRYCS yoga programs for 5 and 1/2 years.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Volleyball Games
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Volleyball Games
 
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM    Tennis Lessons - Adult (Tuesday) - Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
6:50 PM - 7:35 PM    Basketball Skills - Basketball Skills - Session 1
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program will teach the vital basketball skills of dribbling, passing, and shooting. Techniques and game play will be taught in a fun and safe environment to enhance the overall knowledge of the game of basketball. About the Instructor(s): This program is instructed by Michael Pirog and Matt Pirog. Michael played football at Central Connecticut State University, and has countless coaching experience at various levels. Michael is a PE Teacher at St. Joseph School, and has a long tenure being a part of the BPRYCS department. 
 
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM    Men's 18+ Weeknight Softball League - Men's Fall Softball League 2022: Team Registration
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth, and Community Services will once again be running a Men's Softball League for individuals 18 & older this fall and spring on Mix St. in Bristol. The spring season is scheduled to run from the week of April 18th through the week of June 27th (10 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs). Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) -- each team will have 1 bye week -- and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs. The fall season is scheduled to run from the week of August 15 through the week of October 17th (9 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs.) Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs.Games will take place Monday-Thursday evenings at Mix St. in Bristol and each team will have one doubleheader every week. Games will typically start at 7 and 8pm. Some games may be played at Casey Field in Bristol, and some start times may moved to 6 and 7pm or 8 and 9pm depending on the scheduling of make-up games. Make-ups may also be played on Fridays when necessary.Note: We are only able to admit 10 teams into the fall and spring league, so do not wait to register. Registration is first come, first served. Fee is $800 in total for a team, with a $200 deposit due at the time of registration. Teams can submit the payment in full ($800) when they register online or at the Parks and Rec Office, or they can choose to just pay the $200 deposit to reserve their spot in the league but a team representative must submit the other $600 payment to the Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services Department Office before their first game.The winning team will receive championship t-shirts.Please note: We are only taking team registrations currently. If you are an individual looking to join a team, please contact Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org  If you have a group of players but not enough for a full team, reach out to Shawn to see if you could be combined withanother group to form a full team.
 
7:40 PM - 8:25 PM    Co-Ed 3 on 3 Basketball - 3 on 3 Basketball - Session 1
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:Participants in this program will work on the fundamental skills of the game of basketball, as well as participate in organized games of 3-on-3 each week. Teams will be changed every week to ensure that games are fair and players have an opportunity to play with new teammates. About the Instructor(s): This program is instructed by Michael Pirog. Michael played football at Central Connecticut State University, and has countless coaching experience at various levels. Michael is a PE Teacher at St. Joseph School, and has a long tenure being a part of the BPRYCS department.   
 
Wednesday September 14, 2022
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Sports Fun - Sports Fun - Session 1
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program introduces participants to a number of sports and games in a safe, controlled and fun environment. Participants will learn skills including sportsmanship and how to socialize with their fellow athletes.  The numerous activities in the program will keep participants engaged and promote teamwork. About the Instructor:Instructor Andrew Beaucar attends Central Connecticut State University and is in the CCSU Physical and Health Education program. Andrew grew up and attended school in Bristol while participating in many sports. Before becoming an employee of the BPRYCS department, Andrew went through many of the departments program's as a youth. Andrew is certified in CPR, AED and First Aid.  
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Volleyball Practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Intro to Mountain Biking - Intro to Mountain Biking
Program Description:Join this exciting new program that is geared towards learning to mountain bike and showing participants how to have the most fun on the trails while staying safe. This class is for beginners new to the sport that are looking to take things to the next level without the guesswork and hardships of trial and error. This program will cover bike set up and safety, riding positions, braking, shifting (if applicable), cornering, balance, front wheel lifts, and basic trail safety.Equipment:A fully functioning bike that is intended for trail use with trail tires, fully functioning brakes (no coaster style breaks) and flat pedals. Participants should come equipped with sneakers and an appropriately sized bicycle helmet. If you need assistance procuring the necessary equipment, please reach out to Recreation Supervisor Amry Shelby at amryshelby@bristolct.gov.About the Instructor:This program is lead by one of the founding members of Bike Bristol, Mike Seery. Mike was an integral part of the construction of a small inner city tail system, including the Rockwell Park Pump Park. Mike is an active member of his local NEMBA chapter and helped with signage for the Nassagehon trail network in Burlington, CT. Mike has become adept as a bike mechanic and enjoys learning about new products and bike designs.
 
5:35 PM - 6:05 PM    Sports Fun - Sports Fun - Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program introduces participants to a number of sports and games in a safe, controlled and fun environment. Participants will learn skills including sportsmanship and how to socialize with their fellow athletes.  The numerous activities in the program will keep participants engaged and promote teamwork. About the Instructor:Instructor Andrew Beaucar attends Central Connecticut State University and is in the CCSU Physical and Health Education program. Andrew grew up and attended school in Bristol while participating in many sports. Before becoming an employee of the BPRYCS department, Andrew went through many of the departments program's as a youth. Andrew is certified in CPR, AED and First Aid.  
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Zumba - Zumba - Session 1
Program Description:Grooving to the beats of salsa, flamenco, and merengue music makes this class feel more like a dance party than a workout, which is exactly what makes Zumba so popular. Zumba is an interval workout. Classes move between high and low intensity moves designed to get your heart rate up and boost cardiovascular endurance. This program is perfect for participants of all skill and experience levels. Instructor Info:Tanisha has been teaching Zumba Fitness since April, 2012. She holds additional Zumba Specialty licenses in Zumba Toning, Aqua Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Kids & Kids Jr., Zumba Step, Plate by Zumba and Strong Nation. In addition to Zumba, Tanisha is a Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Certified Nutrition Coach and holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut. Tanisha has a passion for community involvement and helping others to succeed in their passions. She serves the Zumba community by volunteering as a Zumba Instructor Mentor and a Zumba Instructor Community (ZCOM) Volunteer.
 
6:10 PM - 6:55 PM    Sports Fun - Sports Fun - Session 3
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program introduces participants to a number of sports and games in a safe, controlled and fun environment. Participants will learn skills including sportsmanship and how to socialize with their fellow athletes.  The numerous activities in the program will keep participants engaged and promote teamwork. About the Instructor:Instructor Andrew Beaucar attends Central Connecticut State University and is in the CCSU Physical and Health Education program. Andrew grew up and attended school in Bristol while participating in many sports. Before becoming an employee of the BPRYCS department, Andrew went through many of the departments program's as a youth. Andrew is certified in CPR, AED and First Aid.  
 
Thursday September 15, 2022
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Tennis Lessons - Pee Wee (Thursday) - Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
5:45 PM - 6:15 PM    Tennis Lessons - Little Tennis (Thursday) - Session 1
Program Description:The Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services offers a wide variety of tennis lessons and programs to suit all of the communities tennis needs. Many different skills and techniques are reviewed to players of all skill levels. Please wear sneakers while attending this program. It is encouraged to bring your own tennis racquet, but racquets are available if needed. Lessons are held at Page Park Tennis courts once a week for 6 weeks with lessons varying from 30 minutes to 1.25 hours depending on age. Instructor Kurt Miskell has been playing tennis for 6 years & has been a coach for the past year. Kurt aims to creative a positive environment where participants can learn to play tennis & help others.Pee Wee Tennis - For ages 4-5 years old. Younger players are able to learn the rules of the game and the basic skills needed to have an enjoyable experience. Older and advanced players have the opportunity to learn drills and sharpen their skill set.Little Tennis - For ages 6-7 years old. This program incorporates fun games and activities to introduce children to the sport of tennis. The program is 30 minutes. Middle School & High School Lessons - Students will learn techniques and skills to enhance their enjoyment of playing tennis. These lesson are open to all ability levels. These lessons are for grades 6-12th. Lesson is 45 minutes. Youth Beginner Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have never participated in tennis lessons before or have had very little exposure to the sports. Lessons are 45 minutes.Youth Intermediate/Advanced Lessons- For ages 8-14 years old who have a lot of experience playing tennis and have a comprehensive understanding of forehand, backhand, volleying, serving and scoring. Lessons are 45 minutes. Adult Lessons- For ages 18+ who are looking to get more exposure to the sport of tennis. Drills, techniques, and games will be part of each class. Lessons are 75 minutes.  
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Pilates and Yoga Fusion - Pilates & Yoga Fusion - Session 1
Program Description: We are very excited to bring this amazing class that helps tone and tighten your core which will improve not only your posture but your body awareness and flexibility! The class combines the focus on core stabilization of Pilates with the postures from yoga to flow through movements in order to work your whole body while also giving you strength of both mind and body.This class is for beginners all the way up to advanced so please do not be afraid to give it a try. We ask that you please bring your own mat.About the Instructor:Instructor, Heather Tartarelli, has a 20 hour Full of Joy Children's Yoga Teaching Certificate, as well as a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certificate. Heather has also taken a 32 hour Trauma Informed Yoga for Youth Certification. Heather boasts over 750 hours of teaching yoga, and has completed the AFAA Practical Pilates course. Heather has been teaching the BPRYCS yoga programs for 5 and 1/2 years.
 
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM    Men's 18+ Weeknight Softball League - Men's Fall Softball League 2022: Team Registration
Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth, and Community Services will once again be running a Men's Softball League for individuals 18 & older this fall and spring on Mix St. in Bristol. The spring season is scheduled to run from the week of April 18th through the week of June 27th (10 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs). Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) -- each team will have 1 bye week -- and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs. The fall season is scheduled to run from the week of August 15 through the week of October 17th (9 weeks of regular season, plus a week of playoffs.) Each team is guaranteed 18 regular-season games (9 doubleheaders) and the top 8 teams (out of 10) make the double-elimination playoffs.Games will take place Monday-Thursday evenings at Mix St. in Bristol and each team will have one doubleheader every week. Games will typically start at 7 and 8pm. Some games may be played at Casey Field in Bristol, and some start times may moved to 6 and 7pm or 8 and 9pm depending on the scheduling of make-up games. Make-ups may also be played on Fridays when necessary.Note: We are only able to admit 10 teams into the fall and spring league, so do not wait to register. Registration is first come, first served. Fee is $800 in total for a team, with a $200 deposit due at the time of registration. Teams can submit the payment in full ($800) when they register online or at the Parks and Rec Office, or they can choose to just pay the $200 deposit to reserve their spot in the league but a team representative must submit the other $600 payment to the Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services Department Office before their first game.The winning team will receive championship t-shirts.Please note: We are only taking team registrations currently. If you are an individual looking to join a team, please contact Shawn Mirmina at shawnmirmina@bristolk12.org  If you have a group of players but not enough for a full team, reach out to Shawn to see if you could be combined withanother group to form a full team.
 
Friday September 16, 2022
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Hubbell School PTA movie night
 
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Hubbell School PTA Movie Night (SHOWMOBILE)
 
Saturday September 17, 2022
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Saturday Sweat Adult Fitness - Saturday Sweat Session - Summer Session 2
Program Description:This class offers a fun, upbeat full body workout. A combination of different workouts and muscle groups will be targeted to ensure that you get the most out of this program. This class is geared towards building cardiovascular fitness while improving muscular strength and endurance. This program is designed for all fitness levels, and will help improve your overall fitness by building muscle, burning fat, and boosting overall health. Program Benefits:- Improved Cardiovascular Fitness- Increased Strength- Increased ConfidenceAbout the Instructor:Divya Rajadhilipkumar is a Group Fitness Director and Site Director for a local fitness facility. Divya's career started as an athlete in high school. She went on to graduate from college as a Microbiologist. Her passion for fitness has resulted in certifications to teach a wide variety of classes including strength training, cariod, bootcamp, kickboxing, and a variety of senior programs. Divya also teaches classes for the aquatics division. Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Mini Hoops Basketball - Mini Hoops - Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description: This program will introduce participants to the sport of basketball. Participants will learn skills and techniques in a friendly, safe and fun environment. Lessons will be conducted utilizing skill-building activities and games. About the Instructor(s): This program is instructed by Michael Pirog and Matt Pirog. Michael played football at Central Connecticut State University, and has countless coaching experience at various levels. Michael is a PE Teacher at St. Joseph School, and has a long tenure being a part of the BPRYCS department. 
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Senior Chair Fitness - Chair Fitness - Summer Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program is a low impact class designed to prevent injuries while increasing muscle strength and energy levels. This 45 minute class focuses on cardiovascular aerobics, strength building, relaxing stretches using an exercise ball and resistance bands, hand held weights and a chair for those who prefer seated exercises and need additional support standing. This program is suitable for seniors of all fitness levels.Program Benefits:- Improved Cardiovascular Fitness- Increased Strength- Increased Eneregy- Improved FlexibilityAbout the Instructor:Divya Rajadhilipkumar is a Group Fitness Director and Site Director for a local fitness facility. Divya's career started as an athlete in high school. She went on to graduate from college as a Microbiologist. Her passion for fitness has resulted in certifications to teach a wide variety of classes including strength training, cariod, bootcamp, kickboxing, and a variety of senior programs. Divya also teaches classes for the aquatics division. 
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Skyhawks SoccerTots - Cubs (2 YO) - Session 1
Program Description:SoccerTots is the flagship Skyhawk's program! Playable on almost any surface, these soccer-themed motor skill classes are very easy for youngsters to get into. Younger age groups focus on developing motor skills and self-confidence; older classes focus more on developing core soccer skills and personal focus, and introduce an element of light competition. Instructor-to-student ratio is kept small to maximize individual development, and above all else we promote fun, fun, fun!
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Basketball Skills - Basketball Skills - Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description:This program will teach the vital basketball skills of dribbling, passing, and shooting. Techniques and game play will be taught in a fun and safe environment to enhance the overall knowledge of the game of basketball. About the Instructor(s): This program is instructed by Michael Pirog and Matt Pirog. Michael played football at Central Connecticut State University, and has countless coaching experience at various levels. Michael is a PE Teacher at St. Joseph School, and has a long tenure being a part of the BPRYCS department. 
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Skyhawks SoccerTots - Bears (3 YO) - Session 2
Program Description:SoccerTots is the flagship Skyhawk's program! Playable on almost any surface, these soccer-themed motor skill classes are very easy for youngsters to get into. Younger age groups focus on developing motor skills and self-confidence; older classes focus more on developing core soccer skills and personal focus, and introduce an element of light competition. Instructor-to-student ratio is kept small to maximize individual development, and above all else we promote fun, fun, fun!
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Youth Training & Conditioning - Youth Training & Conditioning - Summer Session 2
Mask Policy:Effective immediately, masks will no longer be required in any City of Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth & Community Services facilities, programs and office spaces regardless of a person's vaccination status. Anyone that would prefer to continue wearing masks are welcome to do so, but it is not a requirement for participation.Program Description: Is your child active enough? Are you looking for new ways to get your child moving? Would you like to improve your child's sports performance? The BPRYCS Youth Training & Conditioning program focuses on fun ways to improve your child's coordination, build endurance and strength, as well as improve flexibility through exercises that are easy to follow. This program is a great step to get participants started on a lifestyle of healthy living. This program is for participants of all skill levels and abilities.Program Benefits:- Improved Coordination- Prolonged Endurance- Increased Strength- Improved FlexibilityAbout the Instructor:Divya Rajadhilipkumar is a Group Fitness Director and Site Director for a local fitness facility. Divya's career started as an athlete in high school. She went on to graduate from college as a Microbiologist. Her passion for fitness has resulted in certifications to teach a wide variety of classes including strength training, cariod, bootcamp, kickboxing, and a variety of senior programs. Divya also teaches classes for the aquatics division. 
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Skyhawks SoccerTots - Grizzlies (4-5 YO) - Session 3
Program Description:SoccerTots is the flagship Skyhawk's program! Playable on almost any surface, these soccer-themed motor skill classes are very easy for youngsters to get into. Younger age groups focus on developing motor skills and self-confidence; older classes focus more on developing core soccer skills and personal focus, and introduce an element of light competition. Instructor-to-student ratio is kept small to maximize individual development, and above all else we promote fun, fun, fun!