Adult Programs


AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION FA/CPR/AED/BBP
COACHES CERTIFICATION

Location:  31 Arbor Way   Fee: NA

The Recreation Department has a certified AED/First Aid/CPR Instructor Kristen Harp 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.There is a minimum of 4 participants required to run the class (Max. 10). You are required to stay the entire time in order to receive your certification. Any questions please email: kharp@ellington-ct.gov

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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.)

REQUIRED PRE-SEASON COACHES CLINIC
Date: TBD
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. Attendance is required for all Ellington Recreation Department Coaches, regardless of the sport that an individual has or wishes to coach. Head coaches, as well as assistant coaches are expected to pre-register by emailing Dustin Huguenin @ dhuguenin@ellington-ct.gov

Adult Tennis Programs  Outdoor

Adult Lessons  - FALL 2019 

Adults, those past high school age, join us on Monday evenings, starting August 26 for an hour of tennis instruction tailored to your level of play and need.
Dates:  Aug. 26, Sept. 9, 16, 23 (Make up date: Sept. 30)
Beginner: 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Intermediate: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Fee: $40 Resident/$45 Non-Resident
Schwartz Park

Cardio Tennis   $40.00 6 weeks

Join us on Saturday mornings, starting June 29th, for the best low impact 1-hour mix of tennis and cardio exercises to both get you in shape to play tennis and to have you feeling better in general. Classes run weekly for a 6-week session. Register on Activenet.

Adult Men's Informal Basketball

Monday Evenings @ Windermere School
September 9, 2019 through June 1, 2020
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.
Fees:  $25 Resident/ $40 Non- Resident (Non-Resident registration will not be open until resident registrations have been completed and space availability is determined.) Program schedule follows the Ellington Public School Calendar.

Adult Co-ed Volleyball (Informal Program)

Wednesday evenings starting September 11, 2019 through April 22, 2020.  
Ages 18 and up
7:30 - 9:00 pm
Location: Ellington Middle School
Fee: $30 Resident/$35 Non-Resident
(Program follows the Ellington Public Schools Calendar)

Pre-registration is required in order to notify of specific program date, time, and location changes.

Adult CO-ED Badminton (Informal Program)

Thursday evenings, September 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Nov. 7(Dec. 2018 - March 2020 dates/times TBD on a weekly basis pending gym availability)
Ages 18 and up
7:30 – 9:30 pm
Location: Windermere School
Fee: $30 Residents/$35 Non-residents
(Program follows the Ellington Public Schools Calendar)

Pre-registration required in order to notify of specific dates.
Code: 0116.BDM19

Pickleball

Pickleball is a cross between tennis, badminton, and ping pong. Players use over sized 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.
Tuesday evenings, September 10, 2019 through June 2, 2020. (December 2019 - March 2020 dates/times TBD on a weekly basis pending gym availability).
5:30 - 7:15 pm
Location: Windermere School
Fee: $15 Residents/$20 Non-Residents
(Program follows the Ellington Public Schools Calendar)

Pre-registration required in order to notify of specific dates.
Code: PICKLE.F19

SUMMER OUTDOOR PICKLEBALL
Tuesday evenings beginning the week of June 25, 2019.
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
Location: Brookside Park
Fee: $5 Residents/$10 Non-Residents
Registration Required. Register online through Activenet
Code: PICKLE.SM19

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 field sport similar to soccer except played with a Frisbee.  Pre-registration is required through the Activenet registration system. (NO FEE) Open to residents of all surrounding towns.  For more information Contact Karl Neubecker at ksneubec@gmail.com or visit https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/ellingtonultimate/info

Mondays and Fridays: 6:00 pm-Dark
Location: Windermere School, 2 Abbott Rd., Ellington
Ages: High School to Adult, Co-ed

ADULT FITNESS PROGRAMS

kettlebell ampd - program cancelled

Kettlebell AMPD is a group fitness format that takes heart-pumping music and kettlebell moves and combines them into 60 minutes of calorie torching fun! The program uses lightweight kettlebells to create a fun and effective full body workout. Combining the benefits of strength training, functional movements and cardiovascular exercise, this program is a safe and effective workout for all ages and fitness levels.
Instructors:  Joanne Britton and Brigitte Patel
Day: Wednesdays, June 19-July 24
Ages: 18 and up
Time: 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
Location: Brookside Park
Fee: $60
Code: KETTLE.2019

GINNY'S FITNESS FOR LONGEVITY

Instructor: Ginny Hogan
Day: Mondays & Wednesdays
Start Date: January to June
Ages: 18 and up
Time: 6:00 pm-7:00 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. Program is 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, ongoing
Ages: 16 and up
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 or tressag@zumba.com


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