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The Rec Department has been adding new programs to the calendar every year. We have been working with the Ardsley School District to run programs with the students. Upcoming events are listed below.  Click on an event or program for pdf flyer. If you have any suggestions, ideas, please call (693-8012) or send e-mail. Also, be sure to check the "Rec Notes" section in the Rivertowns Enterprise and check the Village Website for updates.

Upcoming Events

Movie-in-the-Park: 
 Our annual Back to School “Movie in the Park” is Friday Sept 8th at 7:30 PM at Pascone Park!  
 
 Our feature is "The Lion King".  
 
 Bring blankets and chairs and celebrate the first month of school!
 

Ardsley Garage Sale: Saturday October 14th at the Pascone parking lot, Rain date Oct. 21st  Fee: $20 Ardsley Village Resident, $25 Non - Village

Halloween Festival:  Ardsley Parks & Recreation and the Ardsley High School Key Club join together for the best Halloween Festival and Party ever! Start with fun games & activities at Ardsley Library at 1:00 PM.  Then, children in costume will meet at the Ardsley Library (top) parking lot at 2:00 PM and march down to the Community Center. The Festival will be held at the Community Center. Watch for the "backpack" flyer for more information!  Saturday, Oct 28th at 2:00 PM at the Ardsley Community Center. 

Christmas Tree Lighting:  On Saturday, December 2nd at 6:00 PM, we will light up the town for the December Holidays.  We will begin at the Ardsley Firehouse and end up at the Community Center.  We will have music from the Ardsley High School, refreshments, and the man in red just might show up!  

Fall/Winter Programs

Red Bull Mini-Wee Soccer:  Soccer camp for your 3 or 4 year old!  Parent or guardian must attend all sessions.  Child must be 3 years old.  Classes are held at 1 PM on Friday afternoons, beginning September 29th.  Fee is $100 for Ardsley Village Residents, $120 for Non-Village.

After School Chess (2 Classes):  Come and join other chess players and enjoy play, lessons and team problem solving at the Community Center.  Beginners Class: Grades 1-4, 4:25 – 5:25 PM; Intermediate/Advanced Class: 5:30 – 6:30 PM.  Tuesdays, starting September 26th. Fee: $120 for Ardsley Residents, $140 for Non-Village.

Chess Tournament & Training Class for Advanced Players: This class will focus on more in-depth concepts and short-term and long-term planning skills. Thursdays from 5:00 to 6:30 PM starting on Sept 28th at the Community Center.  Fee: $220 for Ardsley Residents, $240 for Non-Village. Contact Mr. Kan 101chessteacher@gmail.com for more info.

2nd Nature Skateboard Lessons:  Learn the fundamentals of skateboarding.  HELMET, ELBOW PADS & KNEE PADS must be worn.  Bring your own skateboard and safety gear.  Classes are held at 4:15 PM Wednesday afternoons beginning  September 27th.  Fee is $100 for Ardsley Resident, $120 for Non-Village. 

Tennis Clinic:  Learn to play tennis at Pascone Park with Ayo!  Tennis clinics will be held on Saturdays and Sundays for 6 weeks.  Classes are divided into age groups: ages 5-7, 8-10, & 11- teens; Adult lessons are at 12PM & 1PM.  Classes begin on Saturday, September 30th and Sunday, October 1st. Fee is $100 for Ardsley Resident, $120 for Non-Village.

KidzArt Students are introduced to our drawing based program where each week they create their own works of Art!  If you can dream, you can draw!  Classes on Mondays from 4 to 5 PM at the Community Center, starting September 25th.  Ardsley Resident $130, Non-Village $150.

NEW!!! Cupcake Design: Introducing a New Program for grades K – 3rd grade!  Do your kids love to bake?  How about decorate?  Then this is your chance!  We will be teaching cookie and cupcake decorating!  Wednesdays at the Community Center from 4 to 5 PM starting September 27th.  Ardsley Residents $200, Non-Village $220. 

Ardsley Youth Basketball:  Ardsley Parks & Recreation joins with Greenburgh Parks & Recreation for basketball fun.  This league is coached by parent volunteers!  Open to 3-6th grade girls and boys.  Practices are held week-nights in the Ardsley School gyms beginning in November 2017.  Games are held in various town-wide gyms beginning in January 2018.  Fee is $100.00 for Ardsley residents, $120.00 for Non-Village residents.  All participants will receive a T-shirt.  Watch for the “backpack” flyer for more information!

Ardsley Adult Open Gym Basketball: Mondays at the Ardsley Middle School gym starting November 27th.  Fun, drop-in program for men and women up to 39 years of age.

Ardsley Adult Open Gym Basketball 40 & Up: Thursdays at the Ardsley High School small gym starting Nov 30th. Fun, drop-in program for men and women age 40 and over.

Adult Yoga: Healing practice for Mind and Body: Yoga has proven benefits to promote good health and relaxation.  The poses are simple and easy to follow.  Come stretch, relax and calm your mind.  Tuesdays from 7:30 to 8:30 PM at the Community Center starting September 26th.  Ardsley Residents $65.00, Non-Village $85.00

Adult Zumba: Hate to work out, bored of the same old exercise?  Come and work out without feeling like you're exercising!  Zumba dance is an aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance.  Zumba dance feels like a party every time!  Burn 700 to 1000 calories per class.  Classes held at the Ardsley Community Center (limit 20 per class) from 7:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursdays starting September 28th.  Ardsley Residents $65.00, Non-Village $85.00.

Safety 1st Defensive Driving CourseSharpen your driving skills, lower insurance premiums & reduce violation points. Taught by Mary Ann DeToma, American Safety Inc. Classes Oct 11th & Oct 12th at the Community Center from 6 to 9 PM. You must attend both sessions to receive credit ! Fee is $35.

Questions?
Call Ardsley Parks & Rec at 693-8012 or send e-mail