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Babysitter's Training '17-18

Babysitter’s Training                
Ages:                           11 - 15   
Cost:                           $45        
Fall Session:             Sun, Oct 1
Spring Session:               Sun, May 6
Time:                       1:00pm – 5:00pm
Location:                   Melrose City Hall                          
Mayor’s Conference Room (3rdFloor)

Instructor: Debbie LaFlamme  

Babysitters Training will better prepare young teens to be a more responsible, trustworthy babysitter for family and friends.  

This course discusses
-Learn the basics for interviewing with parents
-Learn infant and toddler care (diapering and feeding techniques, creative reading, activities for young children, and appropriate snacks)
-Handle bedtime issues\ Choose safe and age-appropriate toys & games
-Perform basic First Aid (choking, cuts, puncture wounds, bruises, eye injuries, nosebleeds, tooth injuries, burns, seizures, poisoning, bites)
-Learn tips for having a safe babysitting experience including setting up a “code” with your parents in case of an emergency.  
All participants receive a certificate for completing the course.  

It is recommended to bring a snack.

Spring Session

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 05/04/2018
Start and End Dates: 05/06/2018 to 05/06/2018
$45.00

Eating to Win! '17-18

Eating to Win!
Healthy Diets for Athletic Performance
Weight Loss, & Improved Overall Health

Open to all ages
FREE
Memorial Hall
7:00pm—8:30pm
(Dates listed below)

EAT CLEAN
Date: Tuesday, Oct 17
Learn the foundation of eating to improve health, lose weight, prevent disease.

EAT TO LIVE
Date: Tuesday, Feb 13
"Let food be thy medicine" -Hippocrates (400 BC)-

Using food as fuel and as a powerful prevention tool against illness, disease and improve the overall quality of your life.

EATING FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE
Date: Tuesday, April 10
From sports drinks to foods marketed as "health foods" learn how much misinformation is distributed and learn what foods are unsafe and causing your body and health havoc!

Presenter, Jenine Wright:
Jenine Wright has her Masters in Exercise Physiology and is a nutrition educator. She is a certified Exercise Physiologist and a Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Jenine has worked with a diverse population including high school, college, professional athletes and has trained at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid.

EAT TO LIVE

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 02/13/2018
Start and End Dates: 02/13/2018 to 02/13/2018
$0.00

EATING FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 04/10/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/10/2018 to 04/10/2018
$0.00

Lady Red Raiders Field Hockey Skills Program

Lady Red RaidersField Hockey Skills Program (New)
Dates: January 7 – March 11
Days: Sunday
Cost: $99
Sessions: 8 Total Sessions
Location: Marcoux Gym

Session I: Grades 4 - 5
12:00pm-1:00pm
Session II: Grades 6 – 8
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Description:
Is your daughter looking to try a fun new sport or improve her existing skills in field hockey?  Come join Coach Parker, her staff, and current high school players each weekend for our winter skills clinic.  Athletes will get personalized instruction, engage in friendly competition, and meet new friends.  Every participant will get a t-shirt and personalize feedback from a coach's evaluation.    

Instructors: Varsity Head Coach Erin Parker, Coaching Staff, and High School Players

Session I: Grades 4-5

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 01/21/2018
Start and End Dates: 01/07/2018 to 03/04/2018
$99.00

Session II: Grades 6-8

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 01/21/2018
Start and End Dates: 01/07/2018 to 03/04/2018
$99.00

Lady Red Raiders Soccer Skills Program '18

Lady Red Raiders Soccer Skills Program                       

Dates:             Jan 6 – March 10 
Days:              Saturdays
Cost:               $125
Sessions:       10 Total Sessions
Location:        Marcoux Gym
Class Size:     25 kid maximum / session  

Session I:
Grades 4 - 5         
1:00pm – 2:00pm  

Session II:
Grades 6 – 8        
2:00pm – 3:00pm  

Session III:
High School        
3:00pm – 4:00pm    

Description:
This is a great way to work on your fundamentals in the off season.  This program is skills and drills based and will not include any league game completion. Participants are not allowed to play up a grade for this program (strictly enforced).   

Instructors: Head Coach Bill DeSimone and coaching staff

Session I - Grades 4-5

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 01/20/2018
Start and End Dates: 01/06/2018 to 03/10/2018
$125.00

Session II - Grades 6-8

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 01/20/2018
Start and End Dates: 01/06/2018 to 03/10/2018
$125.00

Session III - High School

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 01/20/2018
Start and End Dates: 01/06/2018 to 03/10/2018
$125.00

M.B.A. Basketball '17-18

M.B.A. Basketball Description:
The Melrose Recreation Department is gearing up for another exciting season of the M.B.A. Basketball. These leagues are designed to provide families with a high quality and affordable basketball program for the entire community. We pride ourselves in promoting sportsmanship, teamwork, skill development, and equal playing time for all who participate. The Rec staff puts together teams based on the skills rating given by the parents when they register.  Leagues may need to be combined depending on enrollment. The Recreation Department will do its best to honor any player requests that may be made but due to the amount of participants in the programs we cannot guarantee that this will be accomplished. We hope all enjoy the season and we look forward to another great year! 

*IMPORTANT*  NEW REGISTRATION POLICY
Any player who registers after the Nov 30 registration deadline will be placed on an automatic waiting list.  Every player put on the waiting list will make it into the league but with the following conditions:  
1.  Players may not know what team they have been placed on until January 8 which will result in them possibly missing the first week of practice.
2.   Players may have practices on weeknights or Saturdays even with weekend games.
3.   Players may play games on Saturdays or Sundays.
4.   Any player requests such as playing with certain players or playing on specific days / times may not be granted

**Basketball Coaches Needed!!!**
Grades:  Coaches needed at all levels (K to 12)
Forms Needed:
1. Coaching Application
2. CORI Form
3. Photo of Driver’s License w/ current address on front or back
*Applications and forms found on Recreation website homepage*
*Directly deliver to Recreation Dept. Office*
*CORI / SORI results typically take 1 week

*****DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 3RD AT MIDNIGHT*****


Boys Grade 1 WAITLIST

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 01/03/2018 to 03/12/2018
$125.00

Boys Grade 2 WAITLIST

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 01/03/2018 to 03/12/2018
$125.00

Boys Grade 3 WAITLIST

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 01/03/2018 to 03/12/2018
$125.00

Boys Grade 4 WAITLIST

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 01/03/2018 to 03/12/2018
$150.00

Boys Grades 5-6 WAITLIST

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 01/03/2018 to 03/12/2018
$150.00

Boys Grades 7-8 WAITLIST

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 01/03/2018 to 03/12/2018
$150.00

Boys Kindergarten

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 01/08/2018 to 03/12/2018
$125.00

Girls Grade 1-2 WAITLIST

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 01/03/2018 to 03/12/2018
$125.00

Girls Grade 3 WAITLIST

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 01/03/2018 to 03/12/2018
$125.00

Girls Grade 4 WAITLIST

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 01/03/2018 to 03/12/2018
$150.00

Girls Grades 5-6 WAITLIST

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 01/03/2018 to 03/12/2018
$150.00

Girls Grades 7-10 WAITLIST

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 01/03/2018 to 03/12/2018
$150.00

Girls Kindergarten

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 01/08/2018 to 03/12/2018
$125.00

Melrose Wrestling Club - '17

Melrose Wrestling Club                  
Grades: 1 - 5   
Day:  Mondays, 10 Classes
Cost:  $65         
Time:   6:00pm – 7:55pm
Location:        Wrestling Room - Marcoux Gym
Session:         Dec 4– Feb 26                        
No Class On:  (Dec 25, Jan 1, Feb 19)

The Melrose Wrestling Club is open to beginners and experienced wrestlers and looks forward to building on the success of last year’s season. Our practices, which stress conditioning and the fundamentals of our sport, are intensive but fun. Practices take place on the high school wrestling mats. Local weekend tournaments are optional.

Melrose Wrestling Club - '17

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/18/2017
Start and End Dates: 12/04/2017 to 02/26/2018
$0.00

Middle School -After School Filmmaking '17-18

After-School Filmmaking                 
Grades:  6 -8         
Days:    Thursdays, 8 classes
Cost:      $245        
Time:   2:30pm – 4:00pm
Size:               Max 15 Participants
Location:       Recreation / Kitchen Room (1st Floor across from auditorium)
Session I:      Sept 28 – Nov 16
Session II:     April 26 – June 14  

Presented by the Boston International Kids Film Festival, this program is designed  for middle school students who are ready to write or star in their own film or for those  who decide that behind the scenes work like filming and video editing is for them.  Whatever role they prefer, our young filmmaker’s after-school program is a perfect fit!  Students will be given the option to either use the camera equipment that we provide,  or to bring their own iPads or iPhones to class and they will learn write, act, film and  edit their own movies. Students will also be able to create props and utilize a green screen to help create their masterpieces.  

Instructor:  Boston International Kids Film Festival

Session II

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 05/03/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/26/2018 to 06/14/2018

Show Details
$245.00

MS Sports Management: Operations & Statistics '17

Sports Management: Operations & Statistics                        
Grades:  6 -8           
Days:    Tuesdays, 8 classes
Cost:      $99        
Time:   2:30pm – 4:00pm
Size:                Max 15 Participants
Location:        Recreation / Kitchen Room                        
(1st Floor across from auditorium)
Session I:     Sept 26 – Nov 14
Session II:     April 24 – June 12    

This program will give children the opportunity to own and operate their own sports team in the Active Education Sports League, while also reinforcing in-class learning like mathematics, geography, critical thinking, and more. Each week we will take our students through a focused discussion of current events in sports, walk them through potential moves they may want to make in their teams, and teach the basic operations of professional sports teams. This program is classroom based and requires the use of student, or school supplied technology.  

Instructor:  Nick Face, Sports Zone 101

Session II

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 05/08/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/24/2018 to 06/12/2018
$99.00

Middle School - The Kids Newsroom '18

The Kids Newsroom                           
Grades:  6 -8        
Days:    Wednesdays, 6 classes
Cost:     $125        
Time:   2:30pm – 4:00pm
Size:                Max 15 Participants
Location:        Recreation / Kitchen Room                        
(1st Floor across from auditorium)
Session II:     April 25 – June 6   (No May 2)  

Extra! Extra! Read all about it… In the Kids' Newsroom, our students learn the craft of journalism including investigative writing and research. Our classroom transforms into a working newsroom, complete with editorial staff, reporters, columnists and headline writers. Each student plays multiple roles and works together to create an e-newspaper, as well as a hard copy newspaper, with real stories about their local school and community.  These reporters learn techniques for crafting news stories, writing persuasive editorial essays and interviewing newsmakers. Students edit each other’s work, take photographs and learn the technology skills necessary to produce online and print newspapers.  

Instructor:         Right Brain Curriculum                         www.rightbraincurriculum.com

The Kids Newsroom

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 05/09/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/25/2018 to 06/06/2018

Show Details
$125.00

Middle School Track 2018

Middle School Outdoor Track                                      
Grades:            6 – 8   
Date:                April 23 – June 8                      
Time:              2:15pm – 3:15pm
Cost:               $90
Location:         Melrose Middle School                        
(Near Fred Green Field)  

Description:
Practices 2 – 3 times per week directly afterschool
3 – 4 introductory track meets
Participants receive a t-shirts for meets

Middle School Track

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 05/08/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/23/2018 to 06/08/2018
$90.00

Middle School Volleyball Program 2018

Middle School Volleyball Program (6 & 7 Grade)
Grades:           6 – 7
Days:               Tuesdays & Thursdays
Date:                March 20 – May 24                        
(No April 17 & 19) 
Time:               2:15pm – 3:15pm
Cost:               $90
Location:         Melrose Middle School Gym  

Description: Students who were interested in learning more about volleyball really drove the inception of this program. Thus, the programs main focus is to teach basic volleyball skills, practice those skills, and have fun. Many of the days will start with a skills session or review and then end with mini scrimmages. All are welcome from beginners who have never played volleyball to those who are more skilled. There will be intersquad scrimmageing and probably one tournament verse outside competition.  

Instructor: This program is coached by Mrs. Tetreau, who is a PE/Health/Fitness teacher at MVMMS and the Melrose Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Coach.

MS Volleyball Grades 6 & 7

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 04/03/2018
Start and End Dates: 03/20/2018 to 05/24/2018

Show Details
$90.00

Middle School Volleyball (8th Grade)

Middle School Volleyball Team    (8th Grade)         
Grade:             8th only                      
Date:                March 16 – May 25  (No April Break)
Time:               2:15pm – 3:15pm
Cost:               $200
Location:         Melrose Middle School Gym  


First Practice/Meeting:
March 16 This will be our informational meeting/first practice with the 8th grade team.  This is a mandatory meeting!
 
Practices:  Tue   (combined with 6 & 7 grade)  
                        Thu   (optional for 8th graders)                  
   Fri    (8th grade only, mandatory)  

Playday Games:     Saturdays & Sundays  


Description: Practices are 2 – 3 times per week directly afterschool:
4 -6 Playdays scheduled against outside towns. Playdays are usually multiple towns playing tournament style for 2 hours. Usually get 2-4 games per Playday. 
Uniform for season included
No tryouts, as all 8th grade girls will make the team

Instructor:This program is coached by Mrs. Tetreau, who is a PE/Health/Fitness teacher at MVMMS and the Melrose Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Coach.

MS Volleyball

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 03/30/2018
Start and End Dates: 03/16/2018 to 05/25/2018
$200.00

Middle School Wrestling '17-18

Grades:           6 – 8    
Date:                Nov 28 – Mid February             
Time:               6:00pm – 7:45pm
Cost:               $75
Location:         HS Wrestling Room    

Description:
Practices: Tuesday/ Wednesday/ Thursday
There will be  several meets scheduled during the season
Meets are optional and individually chosen by participants

MS Wrestling

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 12/16/2017
Start and End Dates: 11/28/2017 to 02/14/2018
$75.00

Robotics & Programming w/ LEGO Mindstorm

Robotics & Programming w/ LEGO Mindstorm                            
Grades:  6 -8        
Days:    Mondays, 7 classes
Cost:     $230     
Time:   2:30pm – 4:00pm
Size:                Max 12 Participants
Location:        Recreation / Kitchen Room                        
(1st Floor across from auditorium)
Session II:     April 23 – June 12 (No May 28)  

Always wanted to make your own robot but don't know where to start? We'll take you from the basics of building and movement, to advanced navigation, sensors, and teaching the robot how to make decisions for itself! LEGO Mindstorms provides students the opportunity to build robots, and then use drag-and-drop coding inter-phase to give commands to interact with the motors and sensors. This class teaches students about navigation calculations, coding logic, design iteration, and teamwork. This is a great first step for anyone interested in competitive robotics!   

Instructor:  Einstein’s Workshop   
 www.einsteinsworkship.com

Robotics & Programming w/ LEGO Mindstorm

Registration Dates: 08/16/2017 to 04/20/2018
Start and End Dates: 04/23/2018 to 06/12/2018
$230.00

Strength & Conditioning Facility Membership '17-18

Strength and Conditioning Facility Membership '17-'18

Cost: FREE
Grades: 7-12
Location: Melrose High School Strength and Conditioning Facility
Start Date: June 2017 - June 2018
Days/Hours: Will be posted on the Recreation Department homepage and at the Strength and Conditioning facility.



All participants will be required to officially register to utilize the facility/membership. Participants will be required to register once per year online on the Recreation website. There will be no cost associated with registering. Any participant under the age of 18 will require their parent/guardian’s online authorization on the registration waiver. At the time of registration each participant will be required to accept the terms and conditions of liability and code of conduct. All participants will be required to sign in upon arrival. If a participant has not officially registered they will be asked to leave the facility.   If you register the same day you plan to attend the facility you must have your confirmation page with you to be able to participate.

All participants who register for this program willingly accept all rules, policies and code of conduct set by the Recreation Department. Any participant who breaks the code of conduct policy set by the Recreation Department will be asked to immediately leave and may be given a temporary and permanent suspension from the facility/program.


Grades 7-8

Registration Dates: 06/01/2017 to 06/21/2018
Start and End Dates: 06/26/2017 to 06/21/2018
$0.00
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