October 28, 2021

Essex Park & Rec. Program Details and Sign Up Dates Announced

Essex Park & Rec. Department have announced details for their forthcoming programs for Babysitter Training , and Boys and Girls High School Lacrosse.

BABYSITTER’S TRAINING PROGRAM

Participants will learn how to become safe and responsible babysitters.  This American Red Cross class covers topics such as Basic Child Care, First Aid for breathing and bleeding emergencies, and injury prevention as well as covering other important topics to prepare young adults for babysitting. This is an excellent opportunity to help students build self-confidence as well as job leadership and decision-making skills.

Fee includes a Red Cross Babysitting manual & certificate.

Who: Students ages 11 – 15

Meets: Wednesdays

Time: 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Last class may extend until 9 p.m.)

Session: Jan. 12, 19, 26 and Feb. 2 (Class is 4 weeks)

Limit: Minimum 6, Maximum15

Location: EES Room #TBA

Fee: $70.00

Instructor: Jennifer Crown

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS LACROSSE

These informal gym sessions will be run by parent volunteers. The general idea is to give the players a local indoor location to work on their stick skills and prepare for the upcoming season. The specific format will depend on participant numbers each week, but will loosely encompass the following: Warm up/stretch, passing drills, stick handling drills, shooting drills, conditioning, cool down/stretch. All stick handling drills and defensive drills will be comprised of 1v1, 2v2 or 3v3 scrimmages. Indoor balls will be provided by the Booster Club, but all other necessary equipment (sticks, helmets, pads) must be provided by the participants

Who: Boys Grades 9-12

When: Tuesdays Jan. 11, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, March 1, 8, 15 (8 week Session)

Time: 8 p.m. -9:30 p.m.  Location: Essex Elementary School Gym

Cost: $30

Limit: Max. 20

Instructor: Park and Recreation Parent Volunteers.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS LACROSSE

These informal gym sessions will be run by parent volunteers. The general idea is to give the players a local indoor location to work on their stick skills and prepare for the upcoming season. The specific format will depend on participant numbers each week, but will loosely encompass the following: Warm up/stretch, passing drills, stick handling drills, shooting drills, conditioning, cool down/stretch. All stick handling drills and defensive drills will be comprised of 1v1, 2v2 or 3v3 scrimmages. Indoor balls will be provided by the Booster Club, but all other necessary equipment (sticks, helmets, pads) must be provided by the participants

Who: Girls Grades 9-12

When: Saturdays Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19 (7 week Session)

Time: 1:30 p.m.-  3.00 p.m.

Location: Essex Elementary School Gym

Cost: $40 *** includes additional custodial fees

Limit: Max. 20

Instructor: Park and Recreation Parent Volunteers.
 

To Register, please either complete a program waiver form and return it to: Essex Park and Recreation 29 West Avenue Essex, CT 06442,  or register on line at www.essexct.gov. Registration Deadline: Jan. 4, 2011.