Thursday, September 15, 2011
Zumba classes join the list of fall offerings.
- Emma Lee
Thursday, September 15, 2011
There’s still time to sign up for the Moorestown Recreation Department’s new Zumba classes, which start Thursday night at the Church Street Rec Center. A fitness program with rapidly growing popularity, Zumba provides a high-energy aerobic workout based on dance steps borrowed from merengue, salsa and other Latin dances. “I’m going to try that one myself,” said Recreation Director Theresa Miller. “We have a terrific instructor.” Instructor Kelly Hemmes McCollister has more than 20 years experience in choreographing, performing and teaching various forms of dance. She is certified in Zumba fitness. Classes for Session I run from Sept. 15 through Nov. 3. Session II runs Nov. 10 through Dec. 22. The cost per session is $66. Also new this year…
Saturday, July 30, 2011
Moorestown residents and non-residents alike have a myriad of options, from dance to sports to tumbling, to choose from this fall.
Starting to plan your fall activities? Moorestown’s Department of Parks and Recreation has a full line up of activities for all age groups through the fall. Some activities have registration deadlines coming up or have a maximum number of participants. Register online for offerings at moorestownrec.com or at the Department of Parks and Recreation, 2 Executive Dr., Moorestown, NJ 08057. Payment may be made with Visa or MasterCard, or with a check payable to the Township of Moorestown. For more information, call 856-914-3093. TEEN NIGHTS The Church Street Recreation Center is open for students in grades 7-12 on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7to 9:45 p.m. All gymnasium and game room facilities, including open pingpong play, …
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
New payment methods to make signing up online easier.
Users of the Moorestown school district’s homepage learned of the new user-friendly website recently. Now, registering for activities through the Department of Parks and Recreation website has just gotten a little easier, as well. Previously, only checks were accepted as a method of payment when registering for activities and sports in the town. Now, users can submit Visa and MasterCard credit cards as forms of payment. “The new process of payment began on July 5,” said Theresa Miller, director of Parks and Recreation. “This will allow registrants more flexibility.” To reorganize information with the new system, previous registrants may need to re-register their families. The new design comes as enrollment for field hockey and soccer …
Friday, July 1, 2011
Tennis camp and a multi-sport camp are scheduled for July and August.
If you’re searching for sports activities for your kids this summer, you’re in luck. Moorestown’s Department of Parks and Recreation has several options available for kids 5 and older. Two summer sports camp sessions are planned for August. The Aug. 15-19 session is for kids ages 6 to 9, while the Aug. 22-26 is for kids ages 10-12. Led by Terri O’Brien, who has more than 20 years of youth coaching experience, the camps feature basic skills training and game play in soccer, baseball, softball, street hockey, tennis, basketball and flag football. Kids will learn stretching and warm up routines, game skills and proper dietary habits through practice and live game play. Sessions are 9 a.m.-noon at Jeff Young Memorial Park. Sessions will be …
Sunday, May 8, 2011
Registration begins May 9.
The Moorestown Department of Parks and Recreation Summer Parks Program, for township children ages 5 through 12, will be held at Mary Roberts Elementary School, George C. Baker Elementary School, New Albany Road Recreation Center and South Valley Elementary School. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The program beings Tuesday, June 21 and runs through July 29. Fee for the six-week program is $75. A birth certificate is required at the time of registration. Activities at the sites will include games, sports, arts and crafts, special events, tournaments and other activities. Bicycle registration, in connection with the Moorestown Police Department, will take place at all parks, and half-day trips (requiring an …
Friday, March 25, 2011
Learn to dance or play some basketball.
The Moorestown Department of Parks and Recreation will sponsor the following programs. For more information and to complete a registration form, visit moorestownrec.com. Contact the Rec Department at 856-914-3093 for additional information. Adult Women’s Basketball: Informal pick-up basketball program will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at the Church Street Recreation Center. Two sessions will be held: now through May 2 and May 9 through June 27. Proof of residency is required. Registration: $10 per player ($20 for nonresidents). Arts and Crafts: A six-week spring series will be held for children in kindergarten through fourth grade. Sessions begin April 16 (no classes April 23 and May 28) and will be held at the New Albany Rec Center at…
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Columbia beats Dartmouth.
Red scored 6 points in the fourth quarter to edge Teal 16-15 in Moorestown Department of Parks and Recreation girls’ fourth- and fifth-grade basketball action. Emily Basara led all scorers with 11 points for Red; Tori Britton chipped in 5. Sierra Wehn had 9 for Teal, while Paige Coleman added 6. In other action: Blue 8, Maroon 6: Francesca Li, Olivia Vosbikian and Kayla Frank all scored for Blue. Maggie Brown, Rylee Brown and Cici Reed had two points each for Maroon. Black 12, Yellow 11: Yellow held off a fourth-quarter surge by Black for the win. Cassandra Lis had 6 points for Black. Asha Bezwada had 6 points for Yellow, including 5 in the fourth quarter. Third-grade boys Columbia 29, Dartmouth 10: Cole Gaskin scored 10 points and Evan …
Saturday, February 19, 2011
Senior trip to Atlantic City offered by Parks and Recreation.
The registration deadline for the girls’ lacrosse program is Feb. 23. The program, sponsored by the Department of Parks and Recreation, is open to girls living or going to school in Moorestown who are currently in third or fourth grade. The program will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Sundays at Wesley Bishop Park North fields. The first session will be held March 9, weather permitting. Information regarding start date will be posted to the department’s website. Fee for the program is $50 and includes play days. Balls and sticks will be provided. Girls must have goggles and a mouth guard. Cleats or all-purpose shoes are recommended. Registration forms are available at the Recreation Department Office, …
Friday, February 18, 2011
Check out all the action from the Moorestown Department of Parks and Recreation Basketball League.
Western Illinois scored two points in overtime to edge Valparaiso 21-20 in Moorestown Department of Parks and Recreation fourth-grade boys’ basketball action. Matt McBride scored 8 points for Western Illinois; Mwat Ozbay scored 4, including 2 in overtime. Drew Jordan (6) and Kyle Eiffes (5) led Valparaiso. In other action, Oral Roberts University 27, Southern Utah 21: Mark Takla had 17 points for Oral Roberts, while Ben Esposito chipped in 4. Matt Harvey led Southern Utah with 6 points; Austin Domes added 5. Chicago 17, Oakland 13: Nick Cartwright scored 6 and Brian O’Neal had 4 for Chicago. Luke Simeone led Oakland. Third-grade boys Harvard 27, Princeton 13: Chris Furze led all scorers with 12 points for Harvard. Joel Pederson added 10…
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Brown gets by Princeton in Moorestown Rec Basketball action.
Yale and Cornell battled to a 28-28 tie in third-grade boys’ basketball action in the Moorestown Department of Parks and Recreation basketball program. Hayden Greer led all scorers with 20 points for Yale. Tyler Meade chipped in six. Sam Kirk had 12 points and Sean Kirk added 10 for Cornell. In other action: Brown 22, Princeton 18: Colin Ginely and Connor McDonough had eight points each to lead Brown. Kevin Muhic led Princeton with eight while Colin McHale added four. Columbia 20, Penn 9: Evan Francisco led all scorers with eight points and Cole Gaskin had six for Columbia. Greg Sharwyn (five) and Rory O’Sullivan (four) led Penn. Dartmouth 23, Harvard 6: Chris Furze led all scorers with eight points, while Dominic Gubitosi added six for …