SPECIAL OLYMPICS YOUNG ATHLETES PROGRAM (YAP)
This program will restart September 27th. Recreation Center Gym 5:00 - 6:00PM Young Athletes is an innovative sports play program that provides opportunities for young children with intellectual disabilities to be active, have fun, and learn foundational sports skills. Please stop by the Recreation Center to fill out the registration form for this free program
For more information please contact Andy Bohannon at 357-9829.
JOIN THE CHESHIRE CATS JUMP ROPE TEAM!
OCT 2ND - DEC 11TH
Try a sport that is just a little bit diﬀerent…
Join the Cheshire Cats Jump Rope team! Learn the basics of single rope, Double Dutch, Chinese Wheel, speed, freestyle, and much more. No experience or personal equipment is necessary, just a willingness to play hard, support your teammates, and have fun. This fall we will travel to workshops and work toward putting on a group demonstration. Each practice will be 1¼ hours, starting with stretching, skills and drills and ending with free jump time.
Everybody will progress at their own pace, but be challenged to continually improve and help each other learn.
Cheshire Cats Jump Rope team is open to students in grades 3-8, and will accept older/younger students with the coach's permission. Space is limited.
Practice will start October 2nd and run until December 11th. They are held on Wednesdays 5:45PM to 7:00PM and Saturdays Noon to 1:15PM.
Cost: $33.00 per person
BATON TWIRLING CLASSES
BEGINNING SEPT 12TH
Come join the fun and learn the fundamentals of BATON TWIRLING! All ages
welcome! Learn the basics of baton twirling accompanied with different styles of dance.
The 8 week session will begin September 12th 5:30PM to 6:30PM at the Recreation Center. Cost for the series is $64.00 and registration will be taken at Keene Recreation Center. Contact coach Cheryl Barth at 354-7910 for more information.
HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARADE
The Halloween costume parade will be held on Saturday October 19th at 12 noon in conjunction with the Pumpkin Fest. The parade is organized at the St. James & West Street. Line up will take place at 11:30AM. Guiding the parade will be staff provided by Keene Recreation Department and youth services organizations. The parade is open to the public with costumes on.
TRICK OR TREAT
The City of Keene and Mayor Kendall Lane have deemed Thursday, October 31st as the official Trick or Treat night from 5:30PM to 7:30PM. Children are welcome to households who have their porch or exterior lights on. Let’s make this a happy and safe Halloween.
WINTER YOUTH BASKETBALL
Signups for the Youth Basketball League will be taken at the Recreation Center unti l Monday, December 2nd at 5:00PM. League play will begin after Christmas. The cost is $45 per person for Keene residents and $60 for non-residents. All teams are co-ed.
Teams will be grouped in three divisions: K-1st grade (fundamental instructional league), 2nd & 3rd grade, 4th-6th grades. K-1 will meet on Saturdays beginning January 4th thru February 8th from 9:30AM to 10:15AM. The 2/3 and 4/6 divisions will meet Saturdays January 4th thru February 8th, from 10:30AM to 3:00PM. Coaches will notify players of the ti me of the first practice.
SIGN UP NOW AND AVOID THE RUSH. Registration forms are available at the Recreation Center or at www.keeneparks.com. PLEASE NOTE: There is a $15 late fee for registrations received December 2nd or later. Children will be placed only if space is available.
***Anyone interested in coaching in the league should contact Meghan Spaulding at the Recreation Center***
ELKS HOOP SHOOT
The annual Hoop Shoot will be held at the Recreation Center December 7th from 9 AM to 12 PM. The free event is open to children ages 8 to 13. Come test your skill against kids in your age group. You may qualify for the state competition.
TRAVEL BASKETBALL TEAM
Looking to join our travel boys’ basketball team? The Keene Rockets are a travel basketball team for 5th and 6th graders! Try outs will be in November for this team. Please check back with KPRD on the set date as it gets closer. Once the child makes the team each the team each team member will then pay $100 fee.
YOUTH ARCHERY CLASSES
KPRD and the North Branch Bowmen Club offer youth archery classes at the Recreation Center, on Tuesdays from January 7th, 2014 through March, for children in the 5th grade or older. Classes will run from 6:00PM to 7:00PM.
Register through December 17th at the Recreation Center. Cost for the series of lessons is $25. Sign up early, as the
numbers are limited for safety reasons and time constraints.
Recreation Center Office hours are 8:30AM to 5:00PM, Monday through Friday.
NOV 7TH 2013 - APRIL 2014
Tues & Thurs 10:30PM to 12:00PM The Recreation Center once again will open its doors for families looking to get away from those winter blues. This program is unsupervised but children have access to the mats, balls and other toys. Designed for parents and children up to age 5. Parent(s) must be present with child. Please register in the Recreation
Center main office, cost is $20 per family for the season. Call the Recreation Center at 357-9829 for more details.
A MAGICAL RIDE UPON THE POLAR EXPRESS
A night of magic will happen at the Keene Recreation Center on December 6th. Start ng at 6:00PM, the multi purpose room will become home to a holiday classic movie, “The Polar Express”, based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg. Everyone will have a chance to make his or her own silver bell to enjoy for the holiday season. Also, Santa will make his appearance for all kids to enjoy. The movie will start at 6:45PM.
This will become a family tradition for years to come!
The officers and members of the Keene Fire Department cordially invite you to participate in our ANNUAL FIRE PREVENTION PARADE, Sunday October 6th, 2013 at 1:00PM
All bands and marching units, excluding fire department marching units, will line up at 12:00 PM at 350 Marlboro Street. Vehicles and marching units will line up at the C&S building on Optical Avenue. The parade will proceed up Marlborough Street, turn right on Main Street, proceed up Main Street, through central square to Washington Street, then left on Mechanic Street, then left into the parking lot where it will disband.
TAE KWON DO
Rouleau's Taekwondo has off ered quality instructi on at Keene Recreati on Center for over a quarter of a century.
Children's New Beginners Classes
Thursdays – 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Children's Advanced Classes
Mon & Thurs – 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Adult New Beginners Classes
Thursdays – 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Adult Advanced Classes
Mon & Thurs – 6:00PM to 8:00PM.
Class tuiti on rate is $40 per month per individual with family rates available. For more information call Master David Perra 756-3318, email firstname.lastname@example.org or check out the webpage www.rouleaustaekwondo.com