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Tenafly Recreation

2016
Spring/Summer Program Guide
SPRING/SUMMER
REGISTRATION
BEGINS
MONDAY,
FEBRUARY 29
8:30 AM
IN PERSON
& ONLINE

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Recreation Office
100 Riveredge Road
Tenafly, NJ 07670

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Excluding Holidays
Phone: 201-871-3008
Fax:
201-568-5567

www.tenaflynj.org

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

Borough of Tenafly

Spring/Summer 2016

Recreation Program Guide

Recreation Services

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Tenafly and Alpine Residents
Online Registration: Begins Monday, February 29 at 8:30
am and runs continuously through March 20 for all Spring Programs and June 1 for all Summer Programs. Seventy-five percent of all registrations will be accepted online! Classes with
limited enrollment will close when full.
Walk-in Registration: The remaining 25% of all registration
will be accepted at dates and times listed below:
February 29 –June 1 M-F
Office

8:30 am- 4:30 pm Recreation

Mail-in Registration: Registration February 29. Registrations postmarked after March 6 will be subject to late fees.
Please mail registration forms to Tenafly Recreation, 100
Riveredge Road, Tenafly, NJ 07670.

Online Registration: Online registration will open to all
non-residents at 9:00 am on Monday, March 7 and
continue through March 20 for all Spring Programs and June
1 for all Summer Programs. Classes with limited enrollment
will close when full.
Walk-in Registration: Will be accepted at dates and times
listed below:
March 7

9:00 am- 4:30 pm

Recreation Office

March 8-June 1 M-F 8:30 am- 4:30 pm in the Recreation
Office
Mail-in Registration: Registration will not be accepted
prior to Monday, March 7. Please mail registration forms to
Tenafly Recreation, 100 Riveredge Road, Tenafly, NJ 07670.
Program Fees: non-residents pay a fee and a half for Tenafly
Recreation programs; i.e., a $40.00 program would cost
$60.00 for a non-resident ($40+$20). There are no late fees.

Non - Residents
TENAFLY RECREATION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL CLASSES DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT!
THERE ARE NO REFUNDS ONCE A PROGRAM BEGINS-AN $18.00 ADMINISTRATIVE FEE WILL BE
ASSESSED TO ALL REFUNDS

Leisure Facilities and Services

SUNNYSIDE PARK

TENNIS

Located between Oak Ave. and Ivy Lane. Used for baseball, softball and soccer. PERMIT ONLY! . Walking track and playground
on site.

There are seven (7) tennis courts located at Roosevelt Common
(three are lighted). Badges are required for use of Municipal Tennis
Courts from April 1st through Labor Day. Badges may be purchased in the Recreation Office for a small fee. THS matches and
Tenafly Recreation lessons have priority use of the courts. Open

MUNICIPAL FIELD
Located behind the library. Used for softball, football and soccer.
PERMIT ONLY!

play is permitted at all other times.

BASKETBALL

SEE WEBSITE FOR PERMIT INFORMATION!

McCANDLESS COMMUNITY ROOM
Located in the Municipal Center, it is used primarily for Recreation
and Library programs and by Borough organizations. “Use of
Room” Permit must be obtained from the Recreation Office. Nonresidents and outside organizations must receive approval from the
Recreation Board and/or the Mayor and Council.

Municipal courts are located on Tenafly Road across from the Post
Office. Courts are lighted from dusk to 10:00 pm with the exception of December, January and February when the lights are off.

WALKING/JOGGING
There is a walking track at Sunnyside Park on Ivy Lane.

ADA COMPLIANT PROGRAMS
SKATE PARK
The skate park is located in the Roosevelt Common. The skate park
is open after school and on weekends, weather permitting. In-line
skates and skateboards only. Safety equipment needs to be worn at
all times. For use, a badge must be obtained from the Recreation Office.

Borough of Tenafly

Programs are inclusive and accessible and can be modified to
fit a specific need. This symbol in our program guide will
now indicate inclusive programs.

Spring/Summer 2016

Recreation Program Guide

At Your Service

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RECREATION STAFF
Matthew Mercurio
Carol Roux
Lisa Sherman
Ellen Ratty

- Director
- Asst. Director
- Adm. Assistant
- Recreation Aide

RECREATION BOARD
Robert Silber
David Reichel
John Finnerty
Michael Greeley
Michelle Merchant
Nadine Shubailat
Sara Levinson
Mark Zinna
Stephanie AddisonFontaine
Amy Lerner

Our Mission Statement
“The mission of the Tenafly Recreation Department is to provide diverse
affordable year-round leisure opportunities utilizing our parks, playgrounds, recreational facilities, programs and special events. The benefits of
leisure services are especially designed to meet the physical, mental, cultural and social needs of our residents as well as visitors to our great community , while enhancing the overall quality of life.”

- Chairman
- Vice Chair
- Member
- Member
- Member
-Member
- Member
- Council Liaison

Affiliations
National Recreation and Parks
Association
New Jersey Recreation and Parks
Association
(BPHRA) Bergen, Passaic, Hudson
Recreation Association

- BOE Liaison
- Alpine Rec. Liaison

National Youth Sports Coaches
Association

MAYOR & COUNCIL
Peter Rustin
Anthony Barzelatto
Daniel Park
Mark Zinna
Maxim Basch
Paul Stefanowicz
Shama Haider

- Mayor
- Councilman
- Councilman
- Councilman
- Councilman
- Councilman
- Councilwoman

How Do I Register Online?
Go to the online registration site directly
http://register.communitypass.net/tenafly

Co-Sponsored Youth Sports Contacts
TENAFLY JUNIOR SOCCER LEAGUE
www.tenaflysoccer.com
Email: TJSLPresident@tenaflysoccer.com

Mailing Address:
Tenafly Recreation

TENAFLY YOUTH BASKETBALL
www.tenaflyyouthbasketball.org
Email: tenaflybasketball@gmail.com

100 Riveredge Road
Tenafly, NJ 07670
Phone:201-871-3008

Fax:201-568-5567

TENAFLY LITTLE LEAGUE
www.eteamz.com/tenaflylionslittleleague
Email: Listed on TLL website

Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm

TENAFLY UNITED SOCCER CLUB
www.tenaflyunitedsoccerclub.com
Email: TenaflyUnitedSoccerClub@TenaflySoccer.com

Emails:
Matt Mercurio-mmercurio@tenafly.net

TENAFLY SOFTBALL
www.tenaflysoftball.com
Email: info@tenaflysoftball.com

Carol Roux-croux@tenafly.net
Lisa Sherman-lsherman@tenafly.net
Ellen Ratty-eratty@tenafly.net

Phone: 201-871-3008

Fax: 201-568-5567

Web: www.tenaflynj.org

General Information

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PERMITS

PAYMENT POLICIES

*Permits for use of Borough facilities can be obtained through
the Recreation Office in Borough Hall. Permits are required for
use of all Borough fields and facilities and are subject to Recreation Board approval. Permit applications from private organizations will require additional approval by the Mayor and
Council.

Walk-In Registration: Full payment must accompany the registration form. Payment can be made by check or exact cash
only. Checks must be made payable to Tenafly Recreation.
There is a $20.00 fee for overdrawn checks.
Online Registration: Full payment is required and paid by
debit or credit card only!
LATE REGISTRATION FEES

REGISTRATION ELIGIBILITY
Residents of Tenafly and Alpine are eligible to participate in
our programs providing proof of age and grade requirements
are met where specified. Non-residents will be able to register
one full week after the Tenafly resident registration date,
providing there is space in the program. A fee and a half will
be charged to all non-residents; i.e. a $40.00 program would
cost $60.00 for a non-resident ($40+$20).

REGISTRATION
All programs require an individual registration form. Registration dates are stated boldly on page 2. Please check your
dates and plan your schedule carefully. You may register for
your immediate family and one other person. Registrations
WILL NOT be accepted by the instructor. Tenafly Youth
Sports: Jr. Soccer League, Youth Basketball & Little League
Baseball & Softball may have registrations prior to release of
our seasonal brochures. In our instructional programs, it is
recommended that parents and baby-sitters do not stay on
site unless stated.
ENROLLMENT

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Each program is explained after the title. The number of sessions, location age requirements, fees, instructor’s name and
class size limit are indicated.
PROGRAM SCHEDULE
Please DO NOT discard your brochure or class schedule. The
instructor will distribute schedules on the first day of class. In
the event of instructor illness, TRB will attempt to contact the
participants by phone and email and will post a sign at the location. All postponements will be made up. If Tenafly Public
Schools are closed, Tenafly Recreation will not hold most programs. Please be sure to check with te instructor.
REFUNDS/CANCELLATIONS
THERE ARE NO REFUNDS ONCE THE PROGRAM BEGINS! An $18.00 administrative fee will be assessed to all
refunds unless we cancel the program. Tenafly Recreation reserves the right to cancel, reschedule or combine activities as
needed. ALL REFUND VOUCHERS MUST BE
RETURNED WITHIN TWO WEEKS OF RECEIPT.

Each program accepts a limited number of participants based
on the type of program and instructor’s decision. A 75/25 split
of online and walk-in registrations will be accepted.
WAIT LIST
In the event your desired class fills, be sure to have your name
placed on a wait list. This enables us to fill vacancies left by
withdrawals and to document interest, add classes and meet
greater demand.

Borough of Tenafly

Any Tenafly resident who registers after the one full week of
registration will be charged a $10.00 late fee for each program.

PUBLICITY
Tenafly Recreation advertises with a seasonal brochure mailed
to all homes in Tenafly. Our brochure is also available on the
Borough of Tenafly website (www.tenaflynj.org).
EQUIPMENT/UNIFORM RETURN POLICY
Participants who do not return equipment/uniform to the Recreation Department are prohibited from participating in future
programs until equipment/uniform is returned or compensation
is made.

Spring/Summer 2016

Recreation Program Guide

Preschool Programs

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“ME & MY SENSES “BY ABRAKADOODLE

PRECIOUS PEANUTS DANCE CLASS

Touch it, smell it, hear it! Art that explores all of our senses!
From rocking bean doodles to swimming goldfish to sensory
ball paint designs! Come tickle your senses while using cool
ingredients, adding textures to clay dough and making POPCORN art! ART! DRESS FOR MESSY FUN!

This is a wonderful class for all children. The children will learn
the fundamentals of dance while having a ball! They will learn the
basics of tap, ballet rhythm and simple movements such as plies,
toe taps, digs and passé .
Parents are asked to not stay in the room.
8 sessions
Instructor:
Just Dance Academy Staff
Location:
McCandless Room

8 sessions
Instructor:
Location:
Age
2-4 yrs

Day
Fri.

“Mommy & Me”
Alison Goldstein
McCandless Room

Age
3-5 yrs

Start Date
Time __
R / NR
4/1/2016 9:30-10:15 am $123/$184.50

Limit 10

KIDDIE SOCCER

Day
Wed.

Kiddie Soccer
Municipal Field
Start Date
Time
4/6/2016 1:00-2:00 pm

Limit 10

R / NR
$130/$195

This class will highlight the universal language of music. Parents
and children will experience a wide variety of musical pieces and
learn musical concepts such as dynamics, tempos, rhythms, tones
and pitches. The class is designed to expose children to a unique
musical that will result in a greater appreciation for music at a
young age.
8 sessions
Parent/Child Class
Instructor:
Julie Sung
Location:
McCandless Room
Age
Day Start Date
Time
1-4 yrs. Mon. 3/28/2016 10:00-10:45 am

Limit 15

Start Date
4/2/2016

Time __
9:30-10:15 am

R / NR
$128/$192

Late Fee: $10/00

SPORTS TYKES
This class will focus on basic motor skills through all types of
games and sports. Your child will learn the basics of running,
jumping, throwing, kicking and playing in a fun yet structured environment.

Mirrored after the critically acclaimed program from the National Alliance for youth sports that helps kids get ready for 6 sessions
sports...and succeed in life. Parents work together with their Instructor:
children in a supportive environment to learn the basic skills, Location:
throwing, catching, running, jumping etc.
Age
Day
2-3 yrs
Thurs.
6 sessions
Parent/Child Class
Instructor:
Ed Barsuk
Location:
Tenafly Middle School Back Gym
Day
Sat.

R / NR
$114/$171

Late Fee: $10.00

Late Fee: $10.00

START SMART

Age
3-5 yrs

Time
3:30-4:15 pm

JULIE’S MUSIC APPRECIATION

Kiddie Soccer is a program specifically designed for preschool age children (3-5). Your child will learn the basics
of soccer in an age-appropriate, fun, non-competitive and
instructional fashion. All children will receive a t-shirt the
first week and an awards medal at the end of the last session.

Age
3-5 yrs.

Start Date
3/30/2016

Limit 12

Late Fee: $10.00

8 sessions
Insturctor:
Location:

Day
Wed

Ed Barsuk
McCandless Room
Start Date
3/31/2016

R / NR
$58/$87

Late Fee: $10.00

Register Online:

http://register.communitypass.net

Time
8:45-9:30am

R / NR
$58/$87

Late Fee:$10.00

Preschool/Youth Programs

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TUMBLES FOR TODDLERS

FANTASTIC GYMNASTICS

Roll on in to our new gymnastics class. In the class your little
tumblers will be working on their flexibility along with some
balance beam work and bridges. As the weeks progress we will
also start cart wheels along with basic tumbling.

Ready to cartwheel? Come join our new gymnastics class! In
this class we will be learning cartwheels, round-offs, bridges,
tumbles & more! We will work on our flexibility & stretches to
progress into walk-overs.

Parents are asked to not stay in the room
8 sessions
Instructor:
Just Dance Academy Staff
Location:
McCandless Room

Parents are asked to not stay in the room.
8 sessions
Instructor:
Just Dance Academy Staff
Location:
McCandless Room

Age
3-4 yrs.

Day Start Date
Thurs. 3/31/2016

Limit 12

Time
3:30-4:15 pm

R / NR
$114/$171

Grade Day
K-2
Thurs.

Start Date
3/31/2016

Time
4:30-5:15 pm

R/NR
$114/$171

Late Fee $10.00
Limit 12

Late Fee: $10.00

BALLET/TAP
In this class the children will be focusing on the proper technique for both ballet and tap. The children will learn the difference between toes & heels and plies and releves. During class
we will be working on both a ballet and a tap combination to
show off our fancy feet.
Both Ballet and Tap Shoes are required
Parents are asked to not stay in the room
8 sessions
Instructor:
Just Dance Academy Staff
Location:
McCandless Room
Ages
Day
Start Date
Time
R/NR
4-7 yrs Wed.
3/30/20 16 4:30-5:15 pm
$114/$171
Limit 12

Late Fee $10.00

ENGINEERING WITH LEGOS
Design and build motorized machines, catapults, pyramids,
demolition derby cars, truss and suspension bridges, buildings
and other constructions. Explore concepts in physics, mechanical engineering, structural engineering and architecture while
playing with your favorite creations. This is a hands-on and
minds-on class suitable for LEGO novices, advanced builders
and everyone in between. This class is not affiliated with the
LEGO Group.
Parents are asked to not stay in the room
8 sessions
Instructor:
Location:

Play-Well Staff
McCandless Room

Grade
K-2

Start Date
4/9/2016

Day
Sat.

Minimum 8

Time
10:30 am-noon

R/NR
$154/$231

Late Fee: $10.00

YOGA FOR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN PRESENTED BY THE COR GROUP
Led by Kimberly DeLoreto of the COR Group, this fun program uses yoga techniques that are designed to enhance the natural
development of children with special needs. Our style of Yoga is gentle and therapeutic-safe for participants with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Autism and other developmental disabilities. These methods also provide an useful techniques for children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder, ADHD and Learning Disabilities to remain calm and focused. Parents and /or
aides are encouraged to participate if their child needs extra behavioral assistance during this program. Yoga mats, blankets and art supplies are included.
6 sessions

Saturday-3:30-4:30 pm-Begins April 9

Instructor:

Kimberly Deloreto-Montessori School Teacher & Yoga Instructor

Location:

McCandless Room

Ages:

5-11 years

Fee:

$178-resident/$267-non resident

Borough of Tenafly

Limit 10

Spring/Summer 2016

Late Fee: $10.00

Recreation Program Guide

Youth

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TOTAL GOLF ADVENTURES
The 2015-16 school year, will be TGA’s 10th consecutive
school year offering after school programs in Bergen County.
TGA Premier Junior Golf is the only national at-school, after
school junior golf enrichment program. Locally, TGA has
taught the lifelong sport to 8,000+ students. The TGA curriculum utilizes drills and language that make it fun to learn golf for
kids in grades K-8. As students advance through the 5-Level
program they will learn basics and fundamentals of the sport, all
the while being prepared to play on the golf course. All new
students begin in the YELLOW level and can advance all the
way to the BLACK level.
8 sessions
Instructors:
Total Golf Adventures Staff
Location:
Maugham School Gym
Grade Day
Start Date
Time
R/NR
K-5
Fri.
4/8/2016
4:30-5:30 pm
$158/$237
Limit 15

The IPD program provides individualized technical,
strength and conditioning training in a high-tempo, fun
filled environment for aspiring players who want to bring
their game to the next level. Exceptional players from
our programs are invited to play on Best11Soccer showcase tournament teams. This program is for boys and
girls ages 4-13 years of age and Tenafly or Alpine residents. All participants must wear shin guards and bring
water.
8 sessions
Begins:
Location:
Instructor:
Fee:

Saturday
April 16
Soccer Cage
Best11Soccer
$245.00

10-13 years
7-9 years
4-6 years

9:00-10:00 am
10:00-11:00 am
11:00 am-12:00 pm

Late Fee: $10.00

SKATE SKOOL
Want to learn how to skateboard? Our instructors will show you
the maneuvers, tricks and techniques needed to skate safely
throughout the park. Skaters will be separated by ability into
smaller groups to work with our skills instructors. Participants
must bring a skateboard to class. Proper safety equipment including a helmet, knee and elbow pads are also required.
4 sessions
Instructors:
Jim Totaro & Staff
Location:
Tenafly Skate Park
Grade
K-8

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER DEVELOPMENT
SOCCER

Day
Sun.

Start Date
Time
4/24/2016 11:00am-12:30 pm

Limit 16 per session

Late Fee: $10.00

TENAFLY/ALPINE RESIDENTS ONLY

R/NR
$98/$147

HIP HOP ROCKS
Limit 25 Participants

Late Fee: $10.00

This is a high energy class that is tons of fun. In this class the
students will learn some jazz techniques as well as some hiphop moves. It is important for the children to have a technical
basis for the newest and most versatile style of dance. During
each class we will learn new steps and we will be working on a
combination for the duration.
Parents are asked to not stay in the room.
8 sessions
Instructor:
Just Dance Staff
Location:
McCandless Room
Grade Day
3rd-5th Wed
Limit 12

Phone: 201-871-3008

Fax: 201-568-5567

Start Date
3/30/2016

Time
5:30-6:15

R/NR
$114/$171

Late Fee: $10.00

Web: www.tenaflynj.org

TEF Evemt

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5K Run
Sunday, June 5th

Click on 5K link on website for
Event Information

Borough of Tenafly

Spring/Summer 2016

Recreation Program

Tennis

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TENNIS LESSONS

Junior Tennis
Beginners/Adv. Beg: Learn basic skills and safety rules, play age appropriate games, participate in easy competitions.
Intermediate: Review of basic skills and safety. Learn singles & doubles, court positioning and basic strategies.
Drill and Play. Participate in light competition.

H.S./Adult
Beginners/Adv. Beg: Learn basic skills, scoring & court positioning. Some drilling with footwork and doubles play.
Intermediate I: Review basic skills, learn 12 point tie breaker, drilling, singles & doubles play.
Advanced/Intermediate II: Advanced footwork, slice ground strokes “Hitting on the Rise” and specialty shots are demonstrated
and taught. Singles & Doubles play are approximately 1/2 the lesson.
6 sessions
Beg/Adv. Beginner:( 1-3 years experience) Residents $84, Non residents-$126.00
Intermediate:(4 or more years experience) Residents $90, Non residents-$135
Adv/Intermediate II: (7 or more years experience) Residents $100, Non residents-$150
4– 1 hour private lessons-$190, Semi Private (2 people)-$105 per person, Group of 3-$90 per person (Ages 5 years +)
Instructors: Tennis DynamicsLoaner racquets are available for 1st lesson only.
Check website for cancellations (all cancellations will be made up) www.tennisdynamicsofnj.com
For questions please call Bill Bess 973-916-1882

WEDNESDAY: SPRING

H.S. & ADULTS: SPRING/SUMMER

Begins April 20th -Roosevelt Common Courts-

High School Courts

Beg/Adv. Beg:

K-2nd-4:00-5:00 pm

SATURDAY: Begins April 23rd-Summer begins June 25th

3rd-5th-5:00-6:00 pm

Beg/Adv. Beg:

10:00-11:00 am

6th– 8th-6:00-7:00 pm

Intermediate I:

11:00am-12:00 pm

Adv/Intermediate II:

12:00-1:00 pm

SUNDAY: SPRING/SUMMER

SUNDAY: Begins April 24th-Summer begins June 26th

Begins April 24th -High School Courts

Beg/Adv. Beg:

12:00-1:00 pm

Summer begins June 26th
Beg/Adv. Beg:

Intermediate:

3rd-5th-10:00-11:00 am

TUESDAY/THURSDAY-SUMMER-3 WEEKS

K-2nd-11:00 am-12:00 pm

Begins: June 28th

6th-8th-12:00-1:00 pm

Beg/Adv. Beg:

K-2nd-4:00-5:00 pm

6th-9th-2:00-3:00 pm

3rd-5th-5:00-6:00 pm

3rd-5th-1:00-2:00 pm

6th-8th-6:00-7:00 pm

Tennis Camp-August 8-12 and/or August 15-19-9:00am-12:00 pm
Grades 2-10 all levels of play
Refreshments provided-Location: Roosevelt Common Courts $185 per week

Phone: 201-871-3008

Fax: 201-568-5567

Web: www.tenaflynj.org

Adult Programs

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TRADITIONAL TAI CHI CHUAN
Tai Chi was developed in China over 400 years ago for health
and self-defense. Tai Chi movements are a combination of slow
motions and Qi Gong meditation. Practicing Tai Chi can improve one’s arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes, immune system,
flexibility, balance and muscular strength. This class is for beginners and intermediates and offered by Master Ted Peng who
holds certificates in Tai Chi 7th and Martial Arts 9th levels.
8 sessions
Instructor:
Master Ted Peng, National Coach/Judge
Location:
McCandless Room
Age
20+

Day
Thurs.

Limit 16

Start Date
3/31/2016

Time
7:30-8:30 pm

R / NR
$63/94.50

Late Fee: $10.00

DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB
The Tenafly Duplicate Bridge Club meets once per week at the
Tenafly Senior Center. Games are held each Tuesday evening
beginning at 7:15 pm. For more information or to participate,
please contact Betty Ann Smith at 201-567-6047

PASSION FOR PILATES
Wake Up and stretch with Regina to invigorate your body, mind
and spirit. Pilates is an exercise method designed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920’s. Pilates focuses on core stability, control and
balance. It will tone and strengthen your entire body, which also
helps in weight loss. Pilates is beneficial for any age and fitness
level, all you need is the PASSION to do it! Please bring water
and a pilates mat (no less than 1/2 inch thick so your spine/back
are properly cushioned).
I look forward to meeting you!!
8 sessions
Instructor:

Regina Saladino, Certified Pilates Instructor

Location:
Age
Day
18+
Wed.

McCandless Room
Start Date
Time
3/30/2016
8:50-9:45 am

Limit 20

R/NR
$88/$122

Late Fee: $10.00
Register Online:

http://register.communitypass.net/tenafly

Adult Programs

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YOGA FOR YOU!
There are many yoga classes out there. All can be good. Integral Yoga Hatha emphasizes creating a balance in the physical, mental and emotional body leaving the practitioner feeling good, both physically and mentally. It is taught so that
any new person can come in and find it doable. Regulars are
challenged to hold the poses and their minds still longerallowing for deeper awareness of inner peach and joy. Please
wear loose comfortable clothes. No jewelry or watches; refrain from eating heavy meals two hours before class. Please
bring a yoga mat. A blanket may be necessary for deep relaxation. This class is not appropriate for pregnant women.
Instructor:
Phyllis Cohen
Location:
McCandless Room
Age
18+

Day
Wed.

Start Date
3/30/2016

Time
7:30-8:45 PM

R / NR
$80/$120

ADULT WATERCOLOR ART CLASS
Learn and enjoy free, easy, spontaneous, expressive ways of
watercolor painting. Each class features a step-by-step demonstration by award winning artist Tenn Lu. Work at your own
pace and develop watercolor painting skills. Focus on composition, color, value and develop your own style. Create paintings from photos and landscape paintings on location (plein air)
Students of all levels welcome.
Material list is available in the Recreation Office
8 sessions
Instructor:
Tenn Lu-Award Winning Artist
Location:
McCandless Room
Age

Day

Start Date

Time

18+

Tues.

3/29/2016

9:30 am-12:00 pm

Limit 15

Limit 30

R / NR
$128/$192

Late Fee: $10.00

Late Fee: $10.00

ZUMBA FITNESS
Zumba is a fun Latin-inspired dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and International music and dance movements,
which create an effective fitness system. Zumba gives you a
fat burning, body shaping, fun workout. You don’t need to
know how to dance, to Zumba. Steps are simple and easy to
follow! Participants of any fitness level or age can start to
Zumba right away! Please wear sneakers, bring a bottle of
water and ...be ready to sweat.
8 session
Instructor:
Evangelina Bishop-Certified Zumba Instructor
Location:
Davis Johnson Park-Garden Room
Age
18+

Day
Fri.

Start Date
4/1/2016

Limit 25

TAI CHI CHUAN

A slow motion meditative dance-like exercise, improving posture, balance and circulation. Tai Chi is a health medicine exercise traditionally known to promote rejuvenation and longevity
through relaxation; while also developing will-power. Its aim:
Prolongation of Life. The cumulative effects of building strong
legs and a toned-physique benefit all aspects of life. Tai Chi
harmonizes your movement with Nature in an interesting, enjoyable and enlightening way. We will be practicing the Yang Style
Time
R/NR
as taught by the late great grand master Cheng Man Chung:
8:45-9:45 am
$68/$102
“Right Method, Correct Technique, “ will be employed throughout; without which you will be far from your goal.
Late Fee: $10.00
8 sessions
Beginners/Intermediate Welcome!
Instructor:
Raymond Lucas
Location:
McCandless Room
Age
Day
19+ Tues.

No Limit

Borough of Tenafly

Spring/Summer 2016

Start Date
3/29/2016

Time
7:45-8:45 pm

R / NR
$63/$94.50

Late Fee: $10.00

Recreation Program Guide

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Register Online:

http://register.communitypass.net

Summer Camps/Clinic

page 13

TGA SUMMER GOLF CAMP

PRE-ENGINEERING USING LEGO® K-2nd

TGA Premier Junior Golf will be offering Summer Golf
Camp in your community! You do not need to go to a golf
course or invest in any equipment, because we will be coming
to you and providing all equipment. Campers will learn the
basics and fundamentals of the game as TGA coaches use a
specialized curriculum. Campers will learn the proper set up
using Grip, Aim, Stance, Posture along with 5 different
swings, rules/etiquette parts of the golf course and much
more. Each day will include a combination of fitnessoriented activities a swing lesson and a game/challenge related to the specific swing. Join us this summer for a fun, convenient, educational camp.

Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® !
Build engineer, designed projects such as boats, bridges, mazes and
motorized cars and use special pieces to create your own unique
design! Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO®
building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well
instructor.

Monday-Thursday

August 15-18

Instructor:

TGA Staff

Location:

Sunnyside Park

Time:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Ages:

5-10 years

Fee:

$180.00-resident

Monday-Friday

August 8-12

Time:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Fee:

$147-.00-resident/$220.50-non resident

Limit 24

Late Fee: $10.00

ENGINEERING FUNdamentals USING LEGO® 3rd-6th
Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and
tens of thousands of LEGO® Apply real– world concepts in physics, engineering and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as arch bridges, sky scrapers, motorized cars and Battletrack! Design and build as never before and explore your craziest
ideas in a supportive environment.

$270.00-non resident
Late Fee: $10.00

UNDER THE SEAS ART CAMP 3-6 YRS
Make a big splash! Learn all about jellyfish, octopuses, dolphins, whales and even mermaids! There’s nothing fishy
about using cool tools and materials to create fun paintings,
collages, sculptures and more. Campers will have oceans of
fun designing cool art projects, reading stories and having fun.
So dive in! Please provide a nut-free snack and beverage for
your child. Presented by Abrakadoodle
Monday-Thursday
August 8-11
Time:
9:30 am-12:00 pm
Fee:
$130.00-resident/$195.00-non resident
Limit: 15
Late Fee: $10.00
Parents are asked to not stay in the room

Monday-Friday

August 8-12

Time:

1:00-4:00 pm

Instructor:

Play-Well Staff

Fee:

$147.00-resident/$220.50-non resident

Limit 24

Late Fee: $10.00

Camps are held in the McCandless Room
Parents are asked to not stay in the room

BEST11
SOCCER
SUMMER
CAMP
SUMMER
BASKETBALL
CLINIC

The
IPD
camp
providesskills,
individualized
strength and
Learn
basic
basketball
dribbling,technical,
passing, shooting
offenconditioning
training
in a high-tempo,
sive techniques
and rules
of the game fun-filled
for playersenvironment
of all levels for
aspiring players who want to bring their game to the next level.
Exceptional players from our programs are invited to play on our
6 sessionstournament teams. Additionally, select players may be
showcase
recommended
your clubs as well as MLS academies in the
Instructor: to elite
Ed Barsuk
OCEAN ADVENTURES ART CAMP 1ST-3RD region.
Location:
Outdoor Courts
GRADE
Monday-Friday
8-12 and/or
August 15-19
Mondays-GradesAugust
3 & 4-6:00-7:00
pm-Begins
6/27/2016
Make a big splash and join us for an AMAZING ocean advenWednesdays-Grades
5
&
6-6:00-7:00
pm-Begins
6/29/2016
9:00 am-12:00 pm
ture through art. Campers will learn about ecology, examine
Fee:
$100-residents/$150-non residents
underwater habitats and create cool animation videos. Learn
Tenafly Soccer Cage
to draw and paint glow in the water sea creatures like whales,
Ages: 6-13 years
dolphins, octopuses and more! You won’t get wet but you’ll
make some new friends and have tons of FUN painting,
Fee:
1 week-$285
sculpting and drawing! Please provide a nut-free snack and
2 weeks-$525
beverage for your child. Presented by Abrakadoodle
Tenafly/Alpine residents only
Monday-Thursday
August 8-11
Time:
1:00-4:00 pm
Limit 16
Late Fee: $10.00
Fee:
$130.00-resident/$195.00-non resident
Limit 15
Late Fee: $10.00
Parents are asked to not stay in the room
Phone: 201-871-3008

Fax: 201-568-5567

Web: www.tenaflynj.org

Summer Classes

page 14
TRADITIONAL TAI CHI CHUAN

SUMMER SOFTBALL CLINIC

Tai Chi was developed in China over 400 years ago for health
and self-defense. Tai Chi movements are a combination of slow
motions and Qi Gong meditation. Practicing Tai Chi can improve one’s arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes, immune system,
flexibility, balance and muscular strength. This class is for beginners and intermediates and offered by Master Ted Peng who
holds certificates in Tai Chi 7th and Martial Arts 9th levels.
8 sessions
Instructor:
Master Ted Peng, National Coach/Judge
Location:
McCandless Room

Learn the basic softball skills hitting, throwing, catching and
running the bases. This clinic will help your child learn the
fundamentals of playing softball.
6 sessions
Instructor:
Ed Barsuk
Location:
Geissinger Softball Field
Thursdays
6:00-7:00 pm
Begins:
Begins 6/30/2016
Fee:
$100-resident/$150-non resident
Grades:
1-3

Age
20+

Day
Thurs.

Start Date
6/30/2016

Time
7:30-8:30 pm

R / NR
$63/94.50

SWIM LESSONS AT TENAKILL POOL
This program is available to Tenafly residents. Lessons are
instructed by Tenakill Swim Club Staff, children may be
moved to the appropriate level after an initial evaluation at
the swim instructors discretion. Children must be able to
tread water to attend these lessons.

Limit 16
$10.00

$78.00

Begins:

June 28th

TAI CHI CHUAN

Limit 15 students per class

8 sessions
Instructor:
Location:

ADULT WATERCOLOR ART CLASS

Learn and enjoy free, easy, spontaneous, expressive ways of
watercolor painting. Each class features a step-by-step demon- Age
Day
stration by award winning artist Tenn Lu. Work at your own 19+ Tues.
pace and develop watercolor painting skills. Focus on composition, color, value and develop your own style. Create paintNo Limit
ings from photos and landscape paintings on location (plein air)
Students of all levels welcome.
Material list is available in the Recreation Office
6 sessions
Instructor:
Tenn Lu-Award Winning Artist
Location:
Davis Johnson Park Garden Room
Age

Day

Start Date

Time

R / NR

18+

Tues.

6/28/2016

9:30 am-12:00 pm

$96/$144

Limit 15

Fee:

A slow motion meditative dance-like exercise, improving posture, balance and circulation. Tai Chi is a health medicine exercise traditionally known to promote rejuvenation and longevity
through relaxation, while also developing will power. It’s aim:
Prolongation of Life, itself. The cumulative effects of building
strong legs and a toned physique benefit all aspects of life. Tai
Chi harmonizes your movement with nature in an interesting,
enjoyable and enlightening way. We will be practicing the Yang
Style as taught by the late great grand master Cheng Man Ching.
“Correct Method” will be employed throughout;; without which
you will be far from the mark.

Grades:
K-5
10 sessions
Location:
Tenakill Swim Club
Tuesday & Thursday
Beginner-9:00-9:30 am
Adv. Beginner-9:30-10:00 am
Fee:

Late

Beginners/Intermediate Welcome!
Raymond Lucas
McCandless Room
Start Date
6/28/2016

Late Fee: $10.00

Register Online:

http://register.communitypass.net

Time
7:45-8:45 pm

R / NR
$63/$94.50
Late Fee: $10.00

Special Events

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JULY 4TH CELEBRATION
FIREWORKS WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, JULY 2 (RAIN DATE IS JULY 6)
AT DARK BEHIND TENAFLY HIGH SCHOOL
JOIN US FOR OUR TOWNWIDE
CELEBRATION AT THE
ROOSEVELT COMMON ON
SATURDAY, JULY 2
10:00 AM-3:00PM
FOR FUN, GAMES AND
ENTERTAINMENT.
(RAIN DATE IS JULY 3)

“Learn to Ride a Bike Clinic”

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

Sponsored by:
Tenafly Recreation and Police
Departments

HEARTSAVER/AED CERTIFICATION

Saturday, April 30th
10:00 am-12:30 pm
Westerly Drive (Next to the High
School)

Parents and their children learning to
ride a bicycle are invited to attend a
free clinic.
Police Officers and Recreation Staff
will help
children with and without training
wheels learn how to balance and ride
on their own.

Participants will receive CPR training as well as learn
how to use an Automated Defibrillator Device. You
will learn the proper way to deal with choking in an
infant, child and adult. This course is perfect for young
babysitters, nannies, parents and coaches.
The course will give you the training needed to
calmly address an emergency situation and possibly

SAVE A LIFE!
1 class

April 2. 2016

Time:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Instructors:

Nick Roux & Art Ditzel
Certified Instructors

Location:

McCandless Room

Fee:

$85.00 includes 2 year
Certification card

Borough of Tenafly

Spring/Summer 2016

Recreation Program Guide

Lots of fun coming to Tenafly Recreation this Fall!
Borough of Tenafly

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THE NIGHT WE ARE ALL WAITING FOR WILL SOON BE HERE
TENAFLY’S 4th ANNUAL COMMUNITY NIGHT!
Monday, September 12 (Raindate Wednesday, September 14)
Come join the Tenafly Recreation and Tenafly Police Departments.
Bring your family for a fun night of delicious food, rides and demonstrations from local
businesses as well as our emergency service personnel.
Community Night will be held in September look for flyers and posters around town
during the summer with the exact date and times.
If you would like to participate please email us at:

TENAFLYCOMMUNITYNIGHT@GMAIL.COM
For updates follow us on facebook:
Always Shine with Tenafly
Recreation!

Phone: 201-871-3008

Fax: 201-568-5567

Web: www.tenaflynj.org