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Tuesday March 2, 2021
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Inclusive Recreation Programming and Bowling Buddies Outing Group - Inclusive Recreation Programming and Bowling Buddies Outing Group
Inclusive Programming                  These programs foster friendships, socialization, promote community involvement and independence.  This group enjoys educational presentations, fitness activities, crafting classes, games and events that are inclusive.  Many fun outings throughout the year are held.  The programs are geared for  junior high school students through adult.  Enrollment is on a first come first paid basis.  Volunteers are always welcome.  If you wish to join the group and receive notifications of upcoming events, you must pre-register. Currently, there is a Zoom program running each week with games, trivia and bingo nights for the group during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also have scheduled outdoor walks and exercise nights.  Please contact Donna Carney-Bastrzycki, Director of Special Programs at dcarney@suffieldct.gov 
 
Tuesday March 9, 2021
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Inclusive Recreation Programming and Bowling Buddies Outing Group - Inclusive Recreation Programming and Bowling Buddies Outing Group
Inclusive Programming                  These programs foster friendships, socialization, promote community involvement and independence.  This group enjoys educational presentations, fitness activities, crafting classes, games and events that are inclusive.  Many fun outings throughout the year are held.  The programs are geared for  junior high school students through adult.  Enrollment is on a first come first paid basis.  Volunteers are always welcome.  If you wish to join the group and receive notifications of upcoming events, you must pre-register. Currently, there is a Zoom program running each week with games, trivia and bingo nights for the group during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also have scheduled outdoor walks and exercise nights.  Please contact Donna Carney-Bastrzycki, Director of Special Programs at dcarney@suffieldct.gov 
 
Tuesday March 16, 2021
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Inclusive Recreation Programming and Bowling Buddies Outing Group - Inclusive Recreation Programming and Bowling Buddies Outing Group
Inclusive Programming                  These programs foster friendships, socialization, promote community involvement and independence.  This group enjoys educational presentations, fitness activities, crafting classes, games and events that are inclusive.  Many fun outings throughout the year are held.  The programs are geared for  junior high school students through adult.  Enrollment is on a first come first paid basis.  Volunteers are always welcome.  If you wish to join the group and receive notifications of upcoming events, you must pre-register. Currently, there is a Zoom program running each week with games, trivia and bingo nights for the group during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also have scheduled outdoor walks and exercise nights.  Please contact Donna Carney-Bastrzycki, Director of Special Programs at dcarney@suffieldct.gov 
 
Thursday March 18, 2021
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Jedi Engineering with LEGO® (Grades K-2) - Jedi Engineering with LEGO
Explore engineering principles by designing and building projects such as LEGO® X- Wings, R2 Units, Energy Catapults, Defense Turrets and Settlements from a galaxy far, far away.  Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the EMPIRE!
 
Friday March 19, 2021
12:10 PM - 12:50 PM    Fitness Friday Yoga Sampler - NEW Zoom Program - Fitness Friday Yoga Sampler
Have you ever wanted to try Yoga and see what it is all about?  This class is for you. Keep your 2021 resolutions, and make some time for yourself all from the comfort of your own home.  Enjoy all the benefits of Yoga in a fun and friendly environment as we practice and enjoy a healthy, strengthening and de-stressing Vinyasa Yoga workout for a fun Friday afternoon lunchtime workout. There will be a strong focus on proper alignment and linking movement to one’s breath to ultimately promote flexibility, increase mobility, build strength, balance and relieve stress. All Levels are welcome including beginners. Please wear comfortable clothes that allow for movement and have a water bottle and a Yoga Mat ready for class.  The Zoom link for the program will be emailed on Thursday, before the first day of the program.
 
Saturday March 20, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Energizing Winter Vinyasa Flow – NEW Saturday Morning Program - Energizing Winter Vinyasa Flow
This new energizing Vinyasa yoga flow that will kick start your Saturday morning and inspire you to move through the rest of the weekend with intention and ease from the comfort of your own home.  There will be a strong focus on proper alignment and linking movement to one’s breath to ultimately promote flexibility, increase mobility, build strength, balance and relieve stress. This flow will end with a sprinkle of core work and a final relaxation that will leave you ready to take on your day. This practice is a one- hour class and has been designed for all levels from beginners to seasoned Yogis.  Please wear comfortable clothes that allow for movement and have a water bottle and a Yoga Mat ready for class.  The Zoom link for the program will be emailed on Thursday, before the first day of the program.
 
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM    March Madness- Kinderhoops - March Madness Kinderhoops - Session 1 - 9:15 am - 10:00 am
This introductory program is designed especially for children presently in Kindergarten.  They will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of basketball, using modified equipment and mini basketballs, in a fun environment.Session 1:  Saturdays, 9:15 am - 10:00 amSession 2:  Saturdays, 10:15 am - 11:00 amDates:  March 20, 27 and April 3Location: Various School Gyms Fee: $60.00Registration closes on Monday, March 15 and/or earlier if enrollment reaches maximum capacity. Limited enrollment.Suffield residents only
 
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM    March Madness - Grades 1 & 2 - Co-ed - March Madness - Grades 1 & 2
Grades 1 & 2  Co-ed This is a 60 minute program which is broken down into three sections, skills and drills, games, and a scrimmage. The focus of this program is on skill development and fun! The kids will learn valuable basketball skills while also learning the fundamentals of game-play.Program Day & Times: Saturdays, 9:15 am - 10:15 amDates:  March 20, 27 and April 3Location: Various School Gyms Fee: $60.00Registration closes on Monday, March 15 and/or earlier if enrollment reaches maximum capacity. Limited enrollment.Suffield residents only
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    March Madness- Kinderhoops - March Madness Kinderhoops - Session 2 - 10:15 am - 11:00 am
This introductory program is designed especially for children presently in Kindergarten.  They will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of basketball, using modified equipment and mini basketballs, in a fun environment.Session 1:  Saturdays, 9:15 am - 10:00 amSession 2:  Saturdays, 10:15 am - 11:00 amDates:  March 20, 27 and April 3Location: Various School Gyms Fee: $60.00Registration closes on Monday, March 15 and/or earlier if enrollment reaches maximum capacity. Limited enrollment.Suffield residents only
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    March Madness - Grades 3 & 4 - Co-ed - March Madness - Grades 3 & 4
Grades 3 & 4  Co-edMarch Madness is designed for players who want to improve their individual and team skills while learning fundamentals, fitness, and having fun! Topics include, but are not limited to, ball handling, shooting mechanics, basic defense and basic offense, rebounding, and basic positioning. There will be scrimmages and/or mini games within each clinic. On Saturday, April 10th each age group will scrimmage for 1 hour.  Players will use the skills they reviewed in the clinics and apply to these games.Program Day & Times: Saturdays, 10:30 am - 11:30 amDates:  March 20, 27, April 3 & 10Location: Various School Gyms Fee: $100.00Registration closes on Monday, March 15 and/or earlier if enrollment reaches maximum capacity. Limited enrollment.Suffield residents only
 
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM    March Madness - Grades 5 - 8 - Co-ed - March Madness - Grades 5 - 8
Grades 5 - 8  Co-ed Participants will learn fun skills and drills while perfecting their basketball craft. The clinic will work on ball handling, shooting, shooting from greater lengths, footwork, among other skills relevant to basketball. There will be scrimmages and/or mini games within the clinic. The clinic will also promote healthy competition as the last day will be specifically for scrimmages. Sign up today for a fun and educational basketball experience. On Saturday, April 10th each age group will scrimmage for 1 hour.  Players will use the skills they reviewed in the clinics and apply to these games. Program Day & Times: Saturdays, 11:45 am - 12:45 pmDates:  March 20, 27, April 3 & 10Location: Various School Gyms Fee: $100.00 Registration closes on Monday, March 15 and/or earlier if enrollment reaches maximum capacity. Limited enrollment.Suffield residents only
 
Monday March 22, 2021
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Fit Me (Gr. 3-5) - Fit Me
Is your child looking for a fun way to get fit?  This is the class for him or her. Children will play a variety of games, participate in relay races, challenges and enjoyable team building exercises while also learning about nutrition and making wellness a lifestyle.The class focus is to motivate with positivity and fun activities that help improve balance, coordination and overall fitness. Parent please pick up from the back of the school gym entrance. NOTE: No program on April 12.   
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Bowling, Friends & Family Bowling Nights - Spring - Friends & Family Bowling NIghts - Spring Session
Real fun, real value! Get the family together for some real fun this spring.  This program offers great exercise and fun. Each week participants will bowl three games.   You must pre-register and pre-pay before the  deadline.
 
Tuesday March 23, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Spring Steppers, Walkers, Runners and Strollers - FREE - Spring Steppers, Walkers, Runners and Strollers
Do you want to get in shape, stay motivated and get some spring back in your step?  Are you tired of trying to fit your daily steps in but have excuses of not being able to walk because of lack of time, safety and also not wanting to walk alone? Join our group and make new walking friends and get in shape at the same time.  Did you know you should be walking 10,000 steps a day?  We will go over warming up, fitness walking and have a fun time getting you re-energized for the rest of the day.  We will walk rain or shine so please bring proper gear.  Even if you can only walk for a half hour, you are encouraged to join the group.  Prizes will be awarded to the most dedicated walkers.  All ages and abilities welcome including parents with strollers and seniors.
 
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Inclusive Recreation Programming and Bowling Buddies Outing Group - Inclusive Recreation Programming and Bowling Buddies Outing Group
Inclusive Programming                  These programs foster friendships, socialization, promote community involvement and independence.  This group enjoys educational presentations, fitness activities, crafting classes, games and events that are inclusive.  Many fun outings throughout the year are held.  The programs are geared for  junior high school students through adult.  Enrollment is on a first come first paid basis.  Volunteers are always welcome.  If you wish to join the group and receive notifications of upcoming events, you must pre-register. Currently, there is a Zoom program running each week with games, trivia and bingo nights for the group during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also have scheduled outdoor walks and exercise nights.  Please contact Donna Carney-Bastrzycki, Director of Special Programs at dcarney@suffieldct.gov 
 
Thursday March 25, 2021
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Rainforest Tigers, Turtles and Toucans - ART-ventures for Kids (Gr. K-2) - Rainforest Tigers, Turtles and Toucans
Learn some fun facts about turtles that live in the rainforest while painting and decorating ceramic turtle banks. Then create beautiful tigers in the jungle stained glass art forms and learn how to draw colorful and whimsical toucans. You might as well be right there in the rainforest. 
 
Friday March 26, 2021
12:10 PM - 12:50 PM    Fitness Friday Yoga Sampler - NEW Zoom Program - Fitness Friday Yoga Sampler
Have you ever wanted to try Yoga and see what it is all about?  This class is for you. Keep your 2021 resolutions, and make some time for yourself all from the comfort of your own home.  Enjoy all the benefits of Yoga in a fun and friendly environment as we practice and enjoy a healthy, strengthening and de-stressing Vinyasa Yoga workout for a fun Friday afternoon lunchtime workout. There will be a strong focus on proper alignment and linking movement to one’s breath to ultimately promote flexibility, increase mobility, build strength, balance and relieve stress. All Levels are welcome including beginners. Please wear comfortable clothes that allow for movement and have a water bottle and a Yoga Mat ready for class.  The Zoom link for the program will be emailed on Thursday, before the first day of the program.
 
Saturday March 27, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Energizing Winter Vinyasa Flow – NEW Saturday Morning Program - Energizing Winter Vinyasa Flow
This new energizing Vinyasa yoga flow that will kick start your Saturday morning and inspire you to move through the rest of the weekend with intention and ease from the comfort of your own home.  There will be a strong focus on proper alignment and linking movement to one’s breath to ultimately promote flexibility, increase mobility, build strength, balance and relieve stress. This flow will end with a sprinkle of core work and a final relaxation that will leave you ready to take on your day. This practice is a one- hour class and has been designed for all levels from beginners to seasoned Yogis.  Please wear comfortable clothes that allow for movement and have a water bottle and a Yoga Mat ready for class.  The Zoom link for the program will be emailed on Thursday, before the first day of the program.
 
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM    March Madness- Kinderhoops - March Madness Kinderhoops - Session 1 - 9:15 am - 10:00 am
This introductory program is designed especially for children presently in Kindergarten.  They will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of basketball, using modified equipment and mini basketballs, in a fun environment.Session 1:  Saturdays, 9:15 am - 10:00 amSession 2:  Saturdays, 10:15 am - 11:00 amDates:  March 20, 27 and April 3Location: Various School Gyms Fee: $60.00Registration closes on Monday, March 15 and/or earlier if enrollment reaches maximum capacity. Limited enrollment.Suffield residents only
 
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM    March Madness - Grades 1 & 2 - Co-ed - March Madness - Grades 1 & 2
Grades 1 & 2  Co-ed This is a 60 minute program which is broken down into three sections, skills and drills, games, and a scrimmage. The focus of this program is on skill development and fun! The kids will learn valuable basketball skills while also learning the fundamentals of game-play.Program Day & Times: Saturdays, 9:15 am - 10:15 amDates:  March 20, 27 and April 3Location: Various School Gyms Fee: $60.00Registration closes on Monday, March 15 and/or earlier if enrollment reaches maximum capacity. Limited enrollment.Suffield residents only
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    March Madness- Kinderhoops - March Madness Kinderhoops - Session 2 - 10:15 am - 11:00 am
This introductory program is designed especially for children presently in Kindergarten.  They will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of basketball, using modified equipment and mini basketballs, in a fun environment.Session 1:  Saturdays, 9:15 am - 10:00 amSession 2:  Saturdays, 10:15 am - 11:00 amDates:  March 20, 27 and April 3Location: Various School Gyms Fee: $60.00Registration closes on Monday, March 15 and/or earlier if enrollment reaches maximum capacity. Limited enrollment.Suffield residents only
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    March Madness - Grades 3 & 4 - Co-ed - March Madness - Grades 3 & 4
Grades 3 & 4  Co-edMarch Madness is designed for players who want to improve their individual and team skills while learning fundamentals, fitness, and having fun! Topics include, but are not limited to, ball handling, shooting mechanics, basic defense and basic offense, rebounding, and basic positioning. There will be scrimmages and/or mini games within each clinic. On Saturday, April 10th each age group will scrimmage for 1 hour.  Players will use the skills they reviewed in the clinics and apply to these games.Program Day & Times: Saturdays, 10:30 am - 11:30 amDates:  March 20, 27, April 3 & 10Location: Various School Gyms Fee: $100.00Registration closes on Monday, March 15 and/or earlier if enrollment reaches maximum capacity. Limited enrollment.Suffield residents only
 
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM    March Madness - Grades 5 - 8 - Co-ed - March Madness - Grades 5 - 8
Grades 5 - 8  Co-ed Participants will learn fun skills and drills while perfecting their basketball craft. The clinic will work on ball handling, shooting, shooting from greater lengths, footwork, among other skills relevant to basketball. There will be scrimmages and/or mini games within the clinic. The clinic will also promote healthy competition as the last day will be specifically for scrimmages. Sign up today for a fun and educational basketball experience. On Saturday, April 10th each age group will scrimmage for 1 hour.  Players will use the skills they reviewed in the clinics and apply to these games. Program Day & Times: Saturdays, 11:45 am - 12:45 pmDates:  March 20, 27, April 3 & 10Location: Various School Gyms Fee: $100.00 Registration closes on Monday, March 15 and/or earlier if enrollment reaches maximum capacity. Limited enrollment.Suffield residents only
 
Monday March 29, 2021
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Fit Me (Gr. 3-5) - Fit Me
Is your child looking for a fun way to get fit?  This is the class for him or her. Children will play a variety of games, participate in relay races, challenges and enjoyable team building exercises while also learning about nutrition and making wellness a lifestyle.The class focus is to motivate with positivity and fun activities that help improve balance, coordination and overall fitness. Parent please pick up from the back of the school gym entrance. NOTE: No program on April 12.   
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Bowling, Friends & Family Bowling Nights - Spring - Friends & Family Bowling NIghts - Spring Session
Real fun, real value! Get the family together for some real fun this spring.  This program offers great exercise and fun. Each week participants will bowl three games.   You must pre-register and pre-pay before the  deadline.
 
Tuesday March 30, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Spring Steppers, Walkers, Runners and Strollers - FREE - Spring Steppers, Walkers, Runners and Strollers
Do you want to get in shape, stay motivated and get some spring back in your step?  Are you tired of trying to fit your daily steps in but have excuses of not being able to walk because of lack of time, safety and also not wanting to walk alone? Join our group and make new walking friends and get in shape at the same time.  Did you know you should be walking 10,000 steps a day?  We will go over warming up, fitness walking and have a fun time getting you re-energized for the rest of the day.  We will walk rain or shine so please bring proper gear.  Even if you can only walk for a half hour, you are encouraged to join the group.  Prizes will be awarded to the most dedicated walkers.  All ages and abilities welcome including parents with strollers and seniors.
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Suffield Spirit (Gr. K-2) - NEW - Suffield Spirit
Your child will have a wonderful time in this fun program that will encourage friend making and spirit and happiness in a safe and age appropriate manner.  Please have your child wear a mask, sneakers and comfortable clothing to this fun program. We ask everyone to check their temperature before coming to class and if you have a temperature, over 100 please do not come to class.  Also, please do not come to class if you are feeling ill or if you or any family members/ close contacts are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.   Please wear face masks and bring hand sanitizer to the program.NOTE: No program on April 13.
 
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Inclusive Recreation Programming and Bowling Buddies Outing Group - Inclusive Recreation Programming and Bowling Buddies Outing Group
Inclusive Programming                  These programs foster friendships, socialization, promote community involvement and independence.  This group enjoys educational presentations, fitness activities, crafting classes, games and events that are inclusive.  Many fun outings throughout the year are held.  The programs are geared for  junior high school students through adult.  Enrollment is on a first come first paid basis.  Volunteers are always welcome.  If you wish to join the group and receive notifications of upcoming events, you must pre-register. Currently, there is a Zoom program running each week with games, trivia and bingo nights for the group during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also have scheduled outdoor walks and exercise nights.  Please contact Donna Carney-Bastrzycki, Director of Special Programs at dcarney@suffieldct.gov 
 
Wednesday March 31, 2021
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Egg-Citing Easter Egg Hunt and Party - Egg Citing Easter Egg Hunt and Party
Your child will have a blast while we celebrate Easter and Spring at our fun party. Children will participate in an interactive egg hunt and decorate a variety of fun Easter projects and eggs.     This fun and messy class will be open for children in grades 3-5. Your child will have a great time in this enjoyable and messy program. Please have your child bring or wear an old T-shirt/clothes to class and outside/old clothes including coat/boots.  A nut free snack will be provided. Easter Egg Hunt eggs are toy and candy filled.  Please be sure to let us know if your child has a food allergy.  NOTE: Parents please pick children up from back of the McAlister School Cafeteria entrance, near the playscape (up the ramp and through the second cafeteria door).  If your child is attending from Spaulding School, drop off also at the back of the McAlister School Cafeteria entrance-use the ramp and through the second cafeteria door.)
 
Thursday April 1, 2021
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM    Grin and “Barre It” - Grin and “Barre It”
Join in on all the fun and get a great workout in our Barre inspired program. Are you looking for a great program that incorporates Yoga, Pilates and Aerobics in a super fun way? This class is for you! The Barre portion of this class incorporates specific sequencing patterns and isometric movements that target specific muscle groups. This pattern of exercise helps to improve strength, balance, flexibility and posture. The “MIX” portion of this class will add strength training and cardiovascular fitness using dumbbells and other equipment at the studio. Please be sure to wear sneakers. Please be sure to wear sneakers.