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Babysitter's Training 2021

Babysitter’s Training                   
Ages:                        11 - 15             
Date:                         Sun, Oct 3
Time:                        1:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost:                         $65
Location:                  Roosevelt Cafe
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.

Babysitting – Debbie LaFlamme 
 
Debbie LaFlamme is a licensed day care provider in Woburn, MA. With her degree in Early Childhood Education, she has over 20 years of experience in caring for children of all ages in her home. About ten years ago, she created this babysitting class. In the past 5 years, it has grown tremendously and is now being offered to many local schools, church groups, and organizations.  


Babysitter's Training

Registration closes on 10/01/2021 at 11:00 AM
Season Dates: 10/03/2021 to 10/03/2021
$65.00

Melrose Field Hockey Clinic Fall '21

Melrose Field Hockey Clinic

Grades:        3-5
 
Date:            Sunday, September 26
Sunday, October 10
 
Time:            3pm – 5pm
 
Location:      Fred Green Field
 
This clinic is open to all skill levels and intended to expose girls to the game of field hockey. No experience required to learn this great game! Girls will learn the basics of dribbling, elimination skills, push passes, hits, and shooting. We will end with a fun mini scrimmage. 

$20 program fee covers both Youth Field Hockey Clinic and Melrose Field Hockey Day

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Melrose Field Hockey Day

Youth Field Hockey Scrimmages Followed by an Alumni Game - Sunday October 10th!

The Melrose Field Hockey Day will give youth participants the chance to play in front of current and former MHS Field Hockey players! Following the conclusion of the youth clinic scrimmages, join us to watch the alumni take on the current MHS Varsity Team. The event features a scrimmage at halftime between our two MS Field Hockey Teams!  

· Youth Field Hockey Clinic / Scrimmage
   3:00pm – 4:30pm
 
· Melrose Alumni Game
   4:30pm – 6:00pm
 
· $20 program fee covers both Youth Field Hockey Clinic & Melrose Field Hockey Day 

Field Hockey Clinic / Field Hockey Day

Registration closes on 10/08/2021 at 12:15 PM
Season Dates: 10/10/2021 to 10/10/2021
$20.00

2021 Middle School Basketball Skills & Drills

Middle School
Basketball Skills & Drills            
 
Grades:                    Boys & Girls, Grades 6 – 8
Sessions:                  4 Total Sessions
Dates:                        Sept 27 – Oct 25 (No Oct 11)
Days:                         Mondays
Time:                         7:45pm – 9:00pm
Cost:                          $55
Location:                 Middle School Gym
 
Each skills and drills session is 75 minutes. This workout focuses on fundamentals of the game of basketball, including footwork, ball handling skills, shooting form, offensive attack, strength and conditioning. Workouts will vary from week to week, but the focus of improving the form and skill of each player is always the top priority. This workout is adjusted to fit all ages and skill levels. Players will work out on each court with our instructors for increments of time. They will get to work with our instructor throughout the evening and focus on specific skill work depending on the focus of the night.  All participants are required to bring their own basketball to each session.   Please contact the Recreation Department if you need assistance with providing a basketball.
 
Instructor:
Ted Cottrell & Staff


Boys & Girls Grades 6-8

Registration closes on 09/24/2021 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/27/2021 to 10/25/2021
$55.00

Middle School Boys Basketball 21'

Middle School
Boys Basketball                                 
 
Boys 8:  
Tryouts:         TBD (to be announced in Sept.)
                       *Preregistration is required for tryouts
 
Boys 7:  
Tryouts:         TBD (to be announced in Sept.)
                       *Preregistration is required for tryouts
 
Boys 6:  
Tryouts:         TBD (to be announced in Sept.)
                       *Preregistration is required for tryouts
 
Description:
  • Cost $380 (Does not include basketball uniform or outside tournaments)
  • League: Eastern Basketball League
  • Two practices per week in the evening
(2 total hours / week)
  • Pre-registration is required to participate in tryouts (no cost to tryout)


Boys 6th Grade

Registration closes on 10/29/2021 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/01/2021 to 03/13/2022
$380.00

Boys 7th Grade

Registration closes on 10/29/2021 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/01/2021 to 03/13/2022
$380.00

Boys 8th Grade

Registration closes on 10/29/2021 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/01/2021 to 03/13/2022
$380.00

Middle School Cross Country '21

 Middle School
Cross Country                                    
Grades:         5 – 8
Date:              Sept 13 – End of Oct    
(No Oct 11)
Time:            3:00pm – 4:15pm
Cost:             $95
Location:      Melrose Middle School
                       (Near Fred Green Field)
 
Description:
  • Practices Monday, Wednesday, Friday directly afterschool
  • 2 - 3 competitive meets will be scheduled
  • Participants receive a XC shirts for meets


MS Cross Country 21'

Registration closes on 09/22/2021 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/13/2021 to 10/29/2021
$95.00

Middle School Girls Basketball '21/22'

 Middle School
Girls Basketball                                 
 
Girls 8:  
Tryouts:         TBD (to be announced in Sept.)
                       *Preregistration is required for tryouts
 
Girls 7:  
Tryouts:         TBD (to be announced in Sept.)
                       *Preregistration is required for tryouts
 
Girls 6:  
Tryouts:         TBD (to be announced in Sept.)
                       *Preregistration is required for tryouts
 
Description:
  • Cost $380 (Does not include basketball uniform or outside tournaments)
  • League: River Valley League
  • Two practices per week in the evening
(2 total hours / week)
  • Pre-registration is required to participate in tryouts (no cost to tryout)


Girls 6th Grade

Registration closes on 10/31/2021 at 05:00 PM
Season Dates: 11/01/2021 to 03/13/2022
$380.00

Girls 7th Grade

Registration closes on 10/30/2021 at 05:00 PM
Season Dates: 11/01/2021 to 03/13/2022
$380.00

Girls 8th Grade

Registration closes on 10/30/2021 at 05:00 PM
Season Dates: 11/13/2021 to 03/13/2022
$380.00

Middle School Ice Hockey 21'-22'

Middle School
Ice Hockey                                           
 
Varsity Team: Grades 7 – 8
                       (Bantam Age Level Rules)
Tryouts:          TBD
                       *Preregistration is required for tryouts
 
JV Team:         Grades 6 – 7
                       (Peewee Age Level Rules
Tryouts:          TBD
*Preregistration is required for tryouts
 
 
Description:
  • Cost $350
  • Practices: 3 - 4 hours of team practices will be held towards the beginning of the season. 
  • VMSHL game schedule including playoffs
  • Participants cannot miss more than 4 games in a season
  • Pre-registration is required to participate in tryouts (no cost to tryout)


MS JV Ice Hockey

Registration closes on 11/21/2021 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 10/31/2021 to 03/13/2022
$350.00

MS Varsity Ice Hockey

Registration closes on 11/27/2021 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 11/01/2021 to 03/13/2022
$350.00

Recreation Weekly News Letter

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Weekly News Letter

Registration closes on 12/31/2021 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 06/06/2014 to 12/31/2021
$0.00

Melrose Recreation Department

562 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Phone: 781-979-4179
Email: [email protected]

Mission Statement:
The Melrose Recreation Department strives to create high quality recreational programs and events that are affordable and safe for citizens of all ages and abilities. With dedicated leadership and pride, we offer resources and opportunities to strenghten our community while striving to increase the social, cultrual, and physical well-being of its residents and visitors.
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