Youth

COVID Information

  1. The Recreation Center, Miller Activity Complex and the Millhouse at Philip S. Miller Park will be closed starting Saturday, March 14, through Thursday, April 30. 

    Also during this time, all programming including Adventure Club preschool, athletics, aquatics, adaptive recreation, arts and enrichment, birthday parties, field rentals, fitness and wellness classes, SilverSneakers classes, and spring break camps are canceled. Town’s parks, open spaces and trails will remain open. Staff will continue to maintain these outdoor amenities over these weeks.

Overview

The Youth Division provides classes and events to promote self and social growth for children
and teens in a positive, safe and fun environment. All programs build and promote self-esteem, creativity, physical fitness and social awareness while encouraging children to make new friends and participate in new activities. 

Additional class information including registration, dates and times, can be found at CRgov.com/registration.

  1. Arts and Crafts
  2. Cooking
  3. Dance
  4. Drama Program
  5. Dungeons & Dragons

Arts and Crafts

KidzArt: Imagine Weekly Drawing Classes (ages 5-12)

Students “power up” their creative energy at KidzArt! Students are exposed to a variety of artistic styles, cultural interpretations and materials. Students will complete an original drawing and color it using different mediums each class time (all materials included). “If you can dream, you can draw!”

Day / time: Thursday, 4:45-6 p.m.
Fee: $75 resident ($88 nonresident)
Location: MAC

New! KidzArt: Explore! (for homeschool students) 

This weekly art program for homeschool students will build self-confidence, teach creative problem-solving and encourage students to exercise their “creative muscles” while they learn how to draw. KidzArt meets national standards for visual arts. Complete an original project each class. All materials included.

Day / time: Wednesday, 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Ages: K-6th grade
Fee:  $75 ($88 nonresident)
Location: MAC

Register for an arts and crafts classes

  1.  Fencing
  2. Inspire to Learn & Imagine
  3. Kid2KidLit
  4. Pottery
  5. Social Skills
  6. Spanish Enrichment

Youth and Adult Olympic Fencing

Discover the exciting sport of Olympic Fencing! Fencing is a centuries old art and is gaining in popularity each year. Fencing is a mental and physical sport that builds your agility, strength and stamina. It also teaches you focus, strategic thinking and problem solving. Our class fosters competition, confidence, respect and self-discipline in a safe and fun environment.  This is great sport for parents and children!

This six-week program includes an introduction to the history of fencing, weapons, target areas and fencing technique. The use of equipment is included in the class fee. 

Ages: 8-Senior
Dates: Sept. 3-Oct. 8
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Register online