Recreational Programs

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* For available registration forms click on the highlighted link at the bottom of each description.
**To register online with a credit card, click on the link at the top of the page.

Current Registrations:

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Pee Wee Tee Ball (Kindergarten)
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Registration: April 29 - May 26 (Late fee of $15.00 applies after deadline)
Program Information:  June 25 (weather permitting)
Tuesday and Thursday
6:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Cost: $47.00 resident / $54.05 non resident
-- This is a coed program for children who are currently in Kindergarten. The children will have fun playing while learning the fundamentals of tee ball. Parents, this is a fun league, so sign-up to help if you can. There will be two weeks of practices and four weeks of games (dependent on number of teams). Team shirt provided. Volunteer coaches will be needed!

Online Registration
Paper registration Form


Bam Bam Blast Ball (Pre-K) -
Registration: April 29 - May 26  (Late fee of $15.00 applies after deadline)
Program Information:  June 25 (weather permitting)
Tuesday or Thursday
6:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Cost: $40.50 resident / $46.58 non resident
-- Bam Bam Blast 4 - This program is for children who are 4 years old by June 24, 2019. Bam Bam Blast 5 - This program is for children who are 5 years old by June 24, 2019 but NOT in Kindergarten. This is a coed league separated by age. Bam Bam Blast Ball is a simplified version of tee ball. The 4 year olds will hit off a tee and run to first base, which honks when they jump on it. The 5 year olds will hit off a tee and advance one base with each batter. Parents, this is a fun league, so sign-up to help if you can. There will be one week of practice and five weeks of games. Team shirt provided. Volunteer coaches will be needed!

Online registration
Paper registration Form



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{YEL!} Project Runway Sewing Summer Camp - 
Registration:  May 13 - June 3
Program Information:  June 10 - June 14
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost: $127.00 resident / $146.05 non resident
-- {YEL!} Project Runway Sewing Camp follows four basic principles: TEACH IT!...Students are taught multiple hand and machine sewing techniques; PRACTICE IT!....Students practice those techniques on basic projects; SEW IT!....Students increase their skill and sew more complicated projects; OWN IT!....Students showcase their projects on the last day of class (family and friends are invited), then take everything home with them to walk the runway of everyday life! They will make a swimsuit cover up, mini messenger bag, ear bud case, and they will receive a personalized sewer's handbook. This program is for students entering 4th - 8th grades.  Sign up today to THINK, LEARN, and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}!

Online registration
Paper registration Form



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Water Aerobics 
Registration:   May 16 - June 3
Program Information:   June 4 - July 25 
Tuesday & Thursday 
8:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Cost:  $49.00 resident / $56.00 non-resident

-- Our aquatic workout is performed in the cool and relaxing pool atmosphere.  Each class consists of a 60-minute aerobic workout that includes muscle toning for arms, stomach, hips, and legs along with flexibility and relaxation exercises.  This program stresses going at your own pace.  All exercises can be performed either high or low impact.  You decided how hard you want to work. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. 

Online registration
Paper registration Form



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Junior Golf Lessons 
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Registration:   May 20 - June 3
Program Information:   June 17, 18, 19, and 20, rain date 21

Cost:  $45.00 resident / $51.75 non resident

-- Calling all beginner or experienced youth golfers!  Brett West, Winterset High School Boys Golf Coach, is back in Norwalk to teach the life-long game of golf!  These instructional lessons will focus on, and break down, each part of the golf swing!  Different types of shots and situations will be taught, ultimately enhancing your golf skill level.  Grade is determined by grade just completed.

Online registration
Paper registration Form


Upcoming Registrations:

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Family Tae Kwon Do -
 
Registration:   May 27 - June 9
Program Information:        June 11 – 13, 18 – 20, 25 – 27 July 2, 9 – 11, 16 – 18, 23 – 28, 30
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Cost:                              Little Dragons - $60.00 resident / $67.00 non-resident, Family TKD – 1st member $71.50 resident / $80.25 non-resident, Family TKD – 2nd/3rd member $42.75 each resident / $ 47.25 each non resident, Max Family Fee - $129.00 family resident / $146.25 family non resident

--Master Jason Brooks will be the head instructor of the school. This school will offer programs for ages 5 through adults.  The classes are separated by rank (beginner and advanced) and students meet twice a week.

We also offer Little Dragon program designed for children ages 5 to 7 (five-year olds must currently be in kindergarten).  Little Dragons meet twice a week.  This program is run concurrently with the beginning class.

All programs consist of hand and foot techniques forms, self-defense, and lessons and instruction on topics such as respect, self-discipline, and perseverance.  Competition is also available for those students who are interested.  Competition teaches sportsmanship, gives confidence, and allows the students to use the skills they have learned in class.

Families are strongly encouraged to join and train together!  We find that the kids learn better when both of their parents/guardian is learning with them in class.


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Chess Summer Camp grades 1-12 -
Registration: May 27 - June 7
Program Information:  June 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21
10:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: $15.00 resident / $17.25 non resident
-- Brent Walker, retired Norwalk HS teacher, will provide fun, informative and challenging chess lessons to students from the surrounding area. Chess is a fun game with lots of moves to improve student's logic, concentration, and critical-thinking skills along with important life concepts such as the ability to win graciously and accept defeat with dignity and sportsmanship. At the end of the camp, the student will receive a t-shirt and participate in a mini-chess tournament with a tropohy to the winner. This camp is open to all ages: 1st grade thru 12th grade (just completed).

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Youth Tennis Lessons -

Registration: May 27 - June 7
Program Information:  Session I: June 17 to June 20 (rain date 6/21)
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th graders 
9:00 am - 10:00 am
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th graders
10:00 am -11:30 am
Session II:July 8 to July 11 (rain out 7/12)
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th graders   9:00 am - 10:00 am 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th graders  10:00 am -11:30 am Cost: $34.50 resident / $40.00 non resident
-- Join TJ Cox, the Velley High School Coach, for Summer tennis lessons! These lessons are instructional and offer your child an introduction into the game of tennis. Grade is determined by the grade just completed. For Grades 1st through 8th.

Munchkin Tennis Lessons -
Registration: May 27 - June 7
Program Information: Session I: June 17 to June 20 (rain date 6/21) 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Session II: July 8 to July 11 (rain out 7/12) 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Cost: $29.00 resident / $33.50 non resident
-- Here is a fun and social way to introduce your child to the game of tennis. The scaled down net, posts, and racquets are designed for young children ages 4 to 6 years old. With the new courts, only non-marking soles on athletic footwear, no black soles and/or hard-soled street shoes allowed. No gum, food, beverage or tobacco products allowed.

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Junior Police Academy - 
Registration: June 7 - June 21
Program Information: July 9 to July 12 (students who completed 3rd through 6th grade) 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Cost: $23.00 resident / $26.50 non resident
-- The Norwalk Police Department is again conducting the Junior Police Academy for the City of Norwalk. The program is a partnership between the Parks and Recreation Department and the Norwalk Police, and is an opportunity for the police officers to build a positive bridge with the youth of the community. Cadets will take part in fingerprinting, investigating a crime scene, taking photos, casting footprints, and misc police work. Each student will receive a tee shirt at the end of the week.


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Art in the Park -
Registration: June 3 - August 9
Program Information: (offered once a month through the summer) June 21
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
July 19
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
August 16
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Cost: $17.00 resident / $19.55 non resident
-- Come join us in the park to make special arts and crafts projects. The kids meet once a month and make a different project each month. This program is for students who just completed Kindergarten through sixth grade.

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{YEL!} Destination Mars Rocketry Course - 
Registration:  June 24 - July 15 
Program Date/Time:  July 22 - July 26
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost: $125.00 resident / $143.75 non resident
-- {YEL!} Destination Mars: Rocketry Course is for students entering 2nd - 5th grade. Launch and watch your very own rocket speed 300 feet into the air! Then it is yours to take home. Students will make and take home multiple rockets of varying difficulty throughout this session. We will use these rockets and airplanes to investigate basic aeronautical concepts including: propulsion, thrust, lift, drag, and more. We will also hypothesize about travel in outer space, how to get a United States astronaut to Mars and life on Mars. Do you have the right stuff? Get registered today!

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{YEL!} Junior Coding and STEM Video Games Enrichment course - 
Registration:  June 17 - July 8 
Program Date/Time:  July 15 - July 19
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost: $127.00 resident / $146.05 non resident
-- {YEL!} Junior Coding and Video Games with Scratch is for 2nd - 5th graders. Each {YEL!} Coding class follows four basic components: TEACH IT!....Students learn different video games and storytelling design techniques (movement of blocks, control blocks, basic animation, adding scores, etc.) CODE IT!....Students use Scratch to code their own story and video games. EXPLORE IT!....Students can write their own story and video game code, experiment with it and test new options. Our collaborative learning environment encourages students to learn from each other. KEEP IT!....Students keep their stories and video games online with Scratch and can access it and expand upon it at anytime. Sign up today to THINK, LEARN, and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}. Scratch is an MIT created and monitored, kid-safe web interface. It uses a drag and drop programming interface to teach students of all levels coding pratices. Your will receive a Scratch username and password so they can access their projects from any computer at anytime.

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{YEL!!} Junior Robotics 2.0
Registration:  May 27 - June 17 
Program Date/Time:  July 24 - June 28
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost: $112.00 resident / $128.80 non resident
-- The next evolution in youth robotics is here!  Build a seeing-sensing robot using LEGO Bricks, then program it to complete unique tasks and challenges. Next, build a rescue helicopter to find animals in need of assistance and message Headquarters with status updates.  Students LEARN basic engineering and computer coding concepts; BUILD multiple LEGO Bricks projects; EXPLORE how the projects and programming complement each other; and PLAY with different building and programming options.  This program is for students entering 1st - 5th grades.  Restrain Summer brain drain and sign up today!     

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PeeWee Flag Football (1st - 3rd grade)

Registration:  June 10 - July 8
Program Information:  Week of August 19 (tentatively)
Cost: $39.50 resident / $45.45 non resident

-- This fundamental program is for children entering 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade this coming school year.  Children will learn offensive and defensive fundamentals of football.  Parks and Recreation provides a team shirt.  This is a six-week program; players will have practices/games twice per week.  The number of participants will determine the exact nights, due to limited field space.  Volunteer coaches will be needed!

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Fall Soccer  (1st - 7th grade)
Registration:   June 10 - July 8
Program Information:   Week of August 19 (tentatively)
Cost:  $51.00 resident / $58.65 non resident

-- This soccer program is for children entering 1st through 7th grade Fall of 2019.  Soccer is a great aerobic sport and many children enjoy playing the game because of the constant motion.  Shin guards are required to participate in this sport.  Parks and Recreation provides a team shirt.  This is a six-week program including one game and one practice each week.  Volunteer coaches will be needed!

Fall Rounded Minds Soccer -
Registration:   June 10 - July 8
Program Information:   Week of August 19 (tentatively)
Wednesday
6:00 pm
Cost:  $37.00 resident / $42.55 non resident

-- This program is a four week lesson soccer series that teaches your child to speak Spanish while learning soccer skills through fun games, songs, and positive reinforcement.  They do not play games.  For children ages 3 to 6.

Fall Kindergarten Soccer - 
Registration:   June 10 - July 8
Program Information:   Week of August 19 (tentatively)
Tuesday and Thursday
6:00 pm or 6:45 pm
Cost:  $39.50 resident / $45.40 non resident

-- This soccer program is split for boys and girls entering Kindergarten Fall of 2019.  Soccer is a great aerobic sport and many children enjoy playing the game because of the constant motion.  Children will have fun while learning the fundamentals of soccer.  Shin guards are required to participate in this sport.  Parks and Recreation provides a team shirt.  This is a six-week program including one game and one practice each week.  Volunteer coaches will be needed!

Fall Just for Kicks (PreK) Soccer - 
Registration:   June 10 - July 8
Program Information:   Week of August 19 (tentatively)
Monday
6:00pm
Cost:  $33.75 resident / $38.80 non resident

-- This soccer program is for children 4 or 5 years old that have NOT started Kindergarten yet.  This is a coed league.  Soccer is a great aerobic sport and many children enjoy playing the game because of the constant motion.  Children will have fun while learning the fundamentals of soccer.  The skills of dribbling, passing, and shooting will be introduced.  Shin guards are required to participate in this sport.  Parks and Recreation provides a team shirt.  There will be one week of practice and five weeks of practice/games.  Volunteer coaches will be needed!            

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Early Bird Body Sculpting 

Registration:   June 28 - July 15
Program Information:   July 16 - August 29 
Tuesday & Thursday 
5:30 am to 6:15 am
Cost:  $24.50 resident / $28.20 non resident

-- For those of you who get up with the chickens, come join this early morning class that will work on ultimate body sculpting, Pilate's, and Chico Metrics.  This class is designed to maximize core strength, firm, and tone your butt, thighs, and arms.  This class will use dumbbells, big exercise balls (your own on designated days) and dynabands that will put you to the test with added intensity.  Bring a mat/towel, hand weights are optional.  Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor.  Min/Max 10/20

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Scholarship Program: (please follow link below)
Financial Assistance Form

Non Registration Events:

OPALS - Friday May 10th - Public Safety Building 11:30 am -1:00 pm 
Senior Exercise Class - Mon/Wed @ Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church- 10:00 am

How to Register for Programs
All registrations need to be made at the Norwalk Parks and Recreation office or online. There are 4 easy sign-up options for your convenience:

  1. Walk in and register during office hours.
  2. Place your registration form & payment in an envelope, place in the drop box located inside our front door.
  3. Mail your registration form and payment.
  4. On-line registration (paperless). Click on the link at the top of this page.

Online Registration!
Can't get into our office? No problem. Now you are able to register for Parks and Recreation programs 24/7! Click on the Parks & Rec Program Registration link (top of screen) and you are ready to go. This will take you to our site for registrations. Follow the on screen directions and you will be registered before you know it.

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