Adult Programs


CPR & First Aid Classes 

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION FA/CPR/AED 
COACHES CERTIFICATION
Location:  31 Arbor Way   Fee: NA
The Recreation Department has two certified AED/First Aid/CPR Instructors Allison Breen & Kristen Wasielewski on staff. New classes have been scheduled that will allow all Ellington coaches, athletic officials, program instructors, and staff of Ellington Recreation sponsored sports and activities to get certified. Please understand that each coach is required to complete this training. Only six coaches are allowed per class. You are required to stay the entire time in order to receive your certification. Any questions please email kwasielewski@ellington-ct.gov
Dates & Times Available:
Saturday, March 24th, 9:00 am- 1:00 pm

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Ellington Hiking Club


This group takes a hike every Tuesday, a new site each week, and site notification is made the Monday prior (via email). Meet at Arbor Park Tuesday mornings at 9 am. Bring water, snack, sunscreen, and bug spray; wear proper footwear.
Pre-registration is required at the Recreation Office, 31 Arbor Way. 
Eligibility: Adults (18 years of age and over.)


Cross-Country Ski Lessons/ Clinic


Weather and snow permitting, the Recreation Department will offer cross-country ski lessons and a local cross-country course for Ellington residents.  A pre-season clinic will be offered during winter months as weather permits, which will cover the following aspects: safety, type/style of skis, snowshoes, and instruction on how to enjoy cross-country skiing.  If interested in being contacted with a firm date and time for the clinic, please call the Recreation Office at (860) 870-3118.

Required Pre-Season Coaches Clinic

Date to be determined refer to website for dates
Location: 31 Arbor Way
Time: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
The Recreation Department, in an attempt to provide support services to all Town of Ellington Coaches, has designed a pre-season coaches clinic that will discuss the very important aspects of coaching today’s youth.  Please visit our website for more details about the topics that will be covered at parkrec.ellington-ct.gov Head Coaches, as well as assistant coaches, are expected to pre-register by emailing: 
Bob Tedford: rtedford@ellington-ct.gov  or Mary Bartley: mbartley@ellington-ct.gov 


Cross-Country Ski Lessons/ Clinic


Weather and snow permitting, the Recreation Department will offer cross-country ski lessons and a local cross-country course for Ellington residents.  A pre-season clinic will be offered during winter months as weather permits, which will cover the following aspects: safety, type/style of skis, snowshoes, and instruction on how to enjoy cross-country skiing.  If interested in being contacted with a firm date and time for the clinic, please call the Recreation Office at (860) 870-3118.


Adult Men’s Informal Basketball


Monday Evenings @ Windermere School
Program is ongoing until June 5th.
Age: OVER 30   ~ Time: 5:30 pm -7:15 pm
Age: UNDER 30 ~ Time: 7:15 pm -9:00 pm
PRE-REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY BEFORE PARTICIPATING.
Program schedule follows the Ellington Public School Calendar
Fees:  $10 Resident/ $25 Non- Resident 


Adult Co-ed Volleyball (Informal Program)


Day: Wednesday Evenings
Program is ongoing until April 25th
Ages: 18 and up
Time: 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Location: Ellington Middle School
Fee: $10 Resident/ $15 Non-Resident 
New individuals only.


Adult Men’s Volleyball (Informal Program)


Day: Mondays Evenings
Ages: 18 and up
Time: 7:15 pm-9:00 pm
As gymnasium space permits in Dec 2017- Feb 2018 
Pre-registration is required.  In order to notify of specific program dates.
Location: Ellington Middle School
Fee: $25 Resident / $30 Non-Resident
New individuals only.


Adult Badminton (Informal Program)


Day: TBD
Ages 18 and up
Time: 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm
As gymnasium space permits in Dec 2017-Feb 2018 pre-registration required. 
In order to notify of specific dates.
Location: Windermere School
Code: 0016-BDM18


Adult Tennis Lessons (Indoor)


Instructor: Rich Willis
Day: Wednesdays and Fridays
Dates: March 7, 9, 14 and 16
Time: 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Location: Crystal Lake School
Fee: $40
Code: Tennis.Indoor37


Adult Tennis Lessons (Outdoor)


Instructor: Rich Willis
Day: Wednesday evenings
Dates: Session a   April 18, 25; May 2, 9
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Schwartz Park
Code: Tennis. OutdoorM
Fee: $40
Dates: Session b   May 23, 30; June 6, 13
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Schwartz Park
Code: Tennis. OutdoorN
Fee: $40


Adult Cardio Tennis (Outdoor)


Instructor: Rich Willis
Day: Saturday mornings
Dates: TBD
Time: 10:00 am-11:00 am
Location: Schwartz Park
Fee: $40

Pickleball


Pickleball is a cross between tennis, badminton, and ping pong. Players use oversized ping pong paddles and a wiffle ball that moves slower than a tennis ball. The game is played on a badminton-size court that is divided by a 34-inch high net and the size of the court makes playing the game easier for baby-boomers and active seniors. Pickleball can be played as a singles or doubles game. Register online through Activenet. 
Fee: $5.00 
Dates & Times: Tuesdays, 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm
Location: Windermere School
Code: PICKLE.SP18

Adult Co-Ed Softball


Interested in playing adult co-ed softball in Town?  Skill level and prior experience does not matter. Contact Bob Tedford at 860-870-3118 or email: rtedford@ellington-ct.gov.


Adult Wiffle Ball League


Please contact either Erik Knickerbocker at uconn9913@yahoo.com or recreationstaff@ellington-ct.gov
There will be (5) players on the field at one time. The league will use rules and field dimensions constructed be the EWBL.  This program is for Adults ages 18 and older, co-ed program.

Ellington’s Ultimate Frisbee


Ultimate Frisbee, a sport similar to football or soccer but played with a Frisbee, is for both men and women of all ages.  Pre-registration is required through the Activenet system. No Fee. Contact Karl @ ksneubec@gmail.com or visit https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/ellingtonultimate/info
Location: Brookside Park beginning Monday, May 1st 
Time: 6:00 pm


Kokondo Karate


Instructor: Paul Ward
Day: Thursdays
Ages 14 years and up
Location: 375 Hartford Turnpike RT 30 Vernon

Session 8: March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; April 5, 12
Code: KARATE.S1811
Code: KARATE.S1818
Time: 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Fee: $49 per session 

ADULT FITNESS PROGRAMS


Ginny’s Fitness for Longevity
Instructor: Ginny Hogan
Day: Mondays & Wednesdays
Start Date: Program is currently in session; new participants are welcome
Ages: 18 and up
Time: 6:00 pm-7:15 pm
Location: Center School
Fee: $40 Pre-Paid Punch card/ 8 classes or $7 walk-in fee
Email:  fitnessforlongevity@gmail.com or call 860-463-3238.  
Programs are open to residents and non-residents. All you need is an exercise mat, water bottle, foam roller and sense of fun. Classes will follow the Ellington Public Schools calendar.  No classes when school is closed.  

ZUMBA®


Instructors: Tressa Giordano & Joanne Britton
Days: Tuesday & Thursday Evenings
Ages: 16 and up
Ongoing
Time: 7:30 pm-8:30 pm
Location: Ellington Senior Center 40 Maple Street
Fee: $40 for a Pre-Paid Punch Card/8 classes available at location site or $8 Walk-in fee
Classes will follow the Ellington Public School Calendar. No classes on vacation or school cancellation days. Perfect for everybody and every body! 
Contact: joannebritton.zumba.com and tressag.zumba.com





 


  






 

 


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