Recreation activities

17 years ago

Big Rock ski passes
The Presque Isle Recreation and Parks Department has discounted lift tickets for Big Rock Ski Area in Mars Hill. Junior (ages 6 to 17) lift tickets will be sold for $14, or 22 percent off the regular price, while Adult lift tickets will be sold for $19, or 24 percent off the regular price. Call 764-2545 with any questions.
Kids Ski Club
The Presque Isle Recreation and Parks Department is now taking registration for the Kids Ski Club. This is a learn to cross country ski program for children in grades 1-8. This program is designed to teach kids the fun of cross country skiing through games, play, and the use of a terrain park. Parents are encouraged to participate.
The program runs from January 20th to March 17th, Wednesdays from 3:30-5 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 10 a.m.-12 noon. The cost for the program is $15. If equipment is needed, it can be rented from Mojo Sports for $40. For equipment rentals or information, call 760-9500. For questions concerning the ski program, please call 764-2545.
Grades 3 & 4 Basketball pictures
Parents, if you would like a copy of your daughter’s/son’s basketball team., please stop by the Recreation Center. We will e-mail a copy to you if you give us an address.
New Year’s Overnight
The Presque Isle Recreation and Parks Department will be hosting a New Year’s Overnight for children grades 1-5 in the SAD 1 communities. Parents may drop off kids starting at 7:30P.M. on December 31st, and pick up is by 8 AM on January 1st.
Parents can celebrate New Year’s Eve without having to worry about their kids. The children will enjoy pizza, swimming, bingo, gym games, movies, and a New Year’s celebration.
Pre-registration is required, and limited spaces are available. The cost is $20 per child. Registration is now taking place at the William V. Haskell Community Center.
Cheerleading for Grades 4-6
The Presque Isle Recreation and Parks Department is currently taking registration for its cheerleading program. The program is available for grades 4-6.
The program will be held weekdays after school beginning in January. Participants will have practices and will cheer at our local league games. The cost is $15.
Youth Open Gym
The Presque Isle Recreation and Parks Department has started its open gym hours on Sundays and Saturdays throughout the winter from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Grades 1-5 are welcome from 1 to 3, and junior high and high school students are welcome from 3 to 5. Available activities include gym games, board games, ping pong, foosball, and pool. There is no cost.
Vacation Week Activities
The Presque Isle Recreation and Parks Department will be offering special activities during Christmas Vacation. These include a movie on Wednesday, Dollar Day at the Indoor Pool on Wednesday, bowling at Northern Lanes on Thursday, and snow tubing at Big Rock on Friday. Pre-registration is required for some activities. Please call the Recreation Center for more details, 764-2545.
Bridge Club
Bridge is now being offered at the William. V. Haskell Community Center. The group meets each Tuesday from 12 P.M. – 4 P.M..
Adult Evening Activities
Evening activities for adults have begun. Activities run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Co-ed Volleyball will be Mondays, Men’s Basketball will be Tuesdays and Thursdays, and Co-ed Dodgeball will be Sundays and Wednesdays. There is a $1 fee per activity, and proper footwear is required.
Presque Isle Indoor Pool
The Presque Isle Indoor Pool started pre-paid registration December 18th. Lessons will begin the week of January 8 and run until March 17th.
Parent-Toddler Class: Saturday 10:30-10:55 a.m.
Three Year Old Classes: Wednesday 10:30-10:55 a.m., Thursday 9-9:25 a.m., and Friday or Saturday 9:30-9:55 a.m.
Four & Five Year Old non-swimming classes: Monday 6-6:25 or 7-7:25 p.m., Tuesday 9-9:25 a.m. & 6-6:25 p.m., Thursday 9-9:25 a.m., Friday 9-9:25 a.m. & 10:30-10:55 a.m., or Saturday 10-10:25 a.m.
Swimming Three-Five for those able to swim 10 yards, classes: Monday 6:30-6:55 p.m., Tuesday 9-9:25 a.m., 10:30-10:55 a.m., 6:30-6:55 p.m., Friday 10-10:25 a.m., or Saturday 9:30-9:55 a.m..
Learn to Swim I: Non-swimming. Must be 6 years old or older. Classes: Tuesday 6-6:50 p.m., Wednesday 2-2:50 p.m. or 6-6:50 p.m., or Saturday 11-11:50 a.m.
Learn to Swim II & III Classes: Tuesday 3-3:50 p.m., Wednesday 9-9:50 a.m., 1-1:50 p.m., or 6-6:50 p.m., Thursday 6-6:50 p.m., or Saturday 10-10:50 a.m.
Level IV to VI Classes: Monday 6-6:50 p.m., Tuesday 4-4:50 p.m., Wednesday 1-1:50 p.m., Thursday 7-7:50 p.m., or Saturday 11-11:50 a.m.
Adult Beginner & Adult Stroke Improvement Class: Wednesday 7-7:50 p.m.
Water Exercise Classes: Monday, Wednesday or Friday 10-10:50 a.m. or Monday & Thursday 6-7:50 p.m.
Water Walking Classes: Tuesday or Thursday 9:30-10:20 a.m.
Water Jogging Classes: Tuesday or Thursday 6-6:50 p.m.
Call the indoor pool at 764-2564 for more information.