Grandparents Day Event
The Tallmadge Recreation Department is inviting grandchildren and grandparents to a special day out together Oct. 6, from 2-4 p.m. at the Tallmadge Community Center. Grandparents and grandchildren will spend the day together enjoying crafts, games and ice cream. Participants will receive a keepsake photo to remember all of the fun. Cost is $5 per person for residents and $7 per person for non-residents. Register by Sept. 30. Register online at www.tallmadgerecreation.org. Click Register, then Activity and search by activity number 372705-03.
Tallmadge Dance Classes with Brittney
The Tallmadge Recreation Center is offering new sessions of two of our best youth dance classes - Ballet Kids and Hip Hop Teens with Brittney Benson. Both classes are on Sundays, Oct. 6-Dec. 1 at the Tallmadge Recreation Center. All classes will have recitals on their last day of class. Ballet Kids teaches children ballet fundamentals. Class for ages 4-6 years old will be noon-12:30 p.m. and class for ages 5-6 years old will be 12:45-1:15 p.m. Cost for Ballet Kids is $45 for residents and $50 for non-residents. Hip Hop Teens for ages 7-13 teaches age-appropriate contemporary dances and will be 1:30-2:30 pm. Cost for Hip Hop Teens is $50 for residents and $55 for non-residents. You may now register online for this program at www.tallmadgerecreation.org using online registration number 321804. Register by September 30, 2013.
Tallmadge Recreation Center Hours change Oct. 1
The Tallmadge Recreation Center's fall hours will begin Oct. 1. Beginning that Tuesday, the Rec Center's hours will be:
Monday-Thursday: 5 a.m.-10 p.m.
Friday: 5 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sundays: 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Dance and Cheer
The next session of Dance and Cheer is Saturdays, Sept. 21 through Nov. 9. Class for children ages 4 and 5 is 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. and class for children ages 6 through 10 is 10:20 to 11:05 a.m. Participants will learn the fundamentals of dance, cheerleading and fitness. The class session will end with a dance and cheer performance by each class at their regularly scheduled class time. Participants should take a water bottle and dress comfortably in workout or dance attire and athletic shoes. Cost for the eight week session is $50 for residents and $55 for non-residents. Register online at www.tallmadgerecreation.org or in person at the TRC by Sept. 16.
Little Leapers is a program designed to introduce children to the world of gymnastics on Friday afternoons or Saturday mornings. Classes will be scheduled Fridays, Sept. 20 through Oct. 25 or Saturdays, Sept. 21 through Oct. 26. The Dynamic Duo class is for parents and children ages 18 months through 3 and will take place from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Fridays and 9:30 to 10 a.m. Saturdays. Parents of children ages 3 through 4 may sign up for the Puddle Jumpers class, offered Fridays from 2:15 to 3 p.m. or Saturdays from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Pond Hoppers is for children ages 4 1/2 through 6 and will be scheduled from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Fridays and from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays. Class for children ages 6 through 8, called Rising Stars, will run from 4:15 to 5 p.m. Fridays and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturdays. Puddle Jumpers, Pond Hoppers and Rising Stars will introduce participants to beginning skills and progressions on floor, vault, beam and bars. Cost is $45 for residents and $50 for non-residents. Register at the TRC or online Sept. 16.
Home School Open Gym
Home school open gyms for all home school students in kindergarten through 12th grade will be offered Thursdays from 12:45 to 2:30 p.m. The next session will run Sept. 19 through Nov. 21. Students will learn a variety of sports skills, key health and fitness concepts and how to establish personal fitness goals. No pre-registration is necessary and students may come as often as they choose. Parents may choose to pay and play or pay to workout on their own. Cost is $4 for residents and $6 for non-residents. Each class begins with a ½ to 1 mile timed run.
• Sept. 19 -- Kickball/basketball
• Sept. 26 -- Soccer/dodgeball
Indoor Yard Sale
A fall Indoor Yard Sale will be offered Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Those interested in clearing out their clutter and making a few extra dollars can register to be a seller at the event. Ten-foot by 10-foot booths cost $15 and a double booth costs $24. Sellers may take their own tables or rent the TRC's for $8 each. Sellers can begin setting up at 7 a.m. the day of the sale. The last day to register as a seller is Sept. 23. Looking for a few items to purchase? The event is free to browse.
Men's basketball leagues
A summer men's basketball league for ages 18 and older will be offered Monday nights, beginning Sept. 30. The league includes eight games plus playoffs for the top four teams. Cost is $475 per team and includes referee fees. Registration forms plus $100 non-refundable deposit are due by Sept. 23 to reserve a spot in the league. Payment is due in full prior to the first game.