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CHESHIRE CATS JUMP ROPE TEAM
STARTING SEPTEMBER 28TH
Looking for a sport that is 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 work on skill and endurance building. Members will decide if they wish to continue in the Spring either jumping just for fun, performance demonstrations, or prepare for regional competitions. Ages: Grades 3-8, younger/older students accepted with instructor permission. Space is limited!
Cost: $35.00 per child.
NEW Jumper Program!
Learn  how to jump and become apart of a growing program!
Practice times: Saturday's are at 9AM-10AM at KPRD. First practice is on Wednesday, October 12th.
Contact Kim at cheshirecatsjr@gmail.com for practice times or additional questions about the team!
Visit www.usajumprope.org for more information about the sport!

YOUTH BASKETBALL
STARTING IN DECEMBER
KPRD will offer co-ed youth winter basketball. This program is designed to teach all children the fundamentals of basketball. This program does not stress competition but rather, recreation and good sportsmanship. Practices will start the week of December 12th. Games will start Saturday, January 7th.
Age & Divisions: Co-ed teams will be divided into three divisions, K-1 (fundamental instruction), grades 2-3, and grades 4-5.
Fee: Resident $45.00, Non-Resident $60.00. Registration forms can be found online at www.keeneparks.com or at the Recreation Center. We are accepting registrations now! Deadline: December 7th.
Volunteer: Our Youth Basketball league runs off Volunteer Coaches! If interested in coaching please contact Meghan Spaulding.

ELKS HOOP SHOOT
DECEMBER 10TH
The annual Hoop Shoot will be held at the Recreation Center on December 10th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This event is free and open to children ages 8-13 years. Come test your skills against others in your age group, you may qualify for the State competition!

YOUTH ARCHERY
STARTING JANUARY 3RD
KPRD and the North Branch Bowman Club will offer youth archery classes at the Recreation Center on Tuesdays from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM through March.
Age & Divisions: This program is designed for children in 5th grade and older.
Fee: $25.00 per child. Registration forms can be found online at www.keeneparks.com or at the Recreation Center. We are accepting registrations now!
Deadline: Registrations will be accepted until December 16th . Early registration is recommended as space is limited.

PRESCHOOL PLAYGROUP
STRATING NOVEMBER 15th
The Recreation Center will once again open its doors for families with young children looking to escape the cold and boredom of winter. This program is unsupervised, and a parent or guardian must be present with participating children. Children will have access to balls, mats, and other toys every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 AM to Noon.
Ages: This program is designed for children under 5 years of age.
Fee: $20.00 per family for the winter season. this program will end for the season in April. Please register at the Recreation Center office during normal business hours.