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Monday March 18, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Mondays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water. Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. Leslie Gordon, Certified Yoga Instructor, will be occasionally teaching in June.You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.** CLASS NOTES:Mondays - No class on 3/4Wednesdays - No class 2/27 - makeup class will be 3/13. No class on 3/6
 
Tuesday March 19, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Tuesday)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Tuesdays)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
5:45 PM - 7:15 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Junior Performance Team
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
Wednesday March 20, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Wednesdays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water. Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. Leslie Gordon, Certified Yoga Instructor, will be occasionally teaching in June.You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.** CLASS NOTES:Mondays - No class on 3/4Wednesdays - No class 2/27 - makeup class will be 3/13. No class on 3/6
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Gentle Flow Yoga - Gentle Flow Yoga
Unwind with gentle slow flowing yoga postures & longer held restorative poses to nourish the body and calm the mind.  This light-hearted yoga class links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas) to increase flexibility, balance, vitality & to relieve stress and strain. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find peace and calm in your practice. Appropriate for beginners and experienced yogis. Please bring a mat, blanket & water.Class Notes:No class on 2/27 or 3/6 - makeup classes will be held 3/13 and 3/20
 
7:15 PM - 8:00 PM    Turbo Kick Cardio Kickboxing - Turbo Kick Cardio Kickboxing
Ready to become a total knockout? Let us help you with your New Year's Resolution of getting fit with fun, rhythmic cardio kickboxing moves and high-energy music, you’ll get ultra lean and toned — while having a blast!  Sign up with a friend or two and come have some fun!Classes will be taught by certified Turbo Kick instructor Tessa Eichelberger, and will be held Wednesdays - March 6 - May 22 (skip 3/13, 4/10, 4/17 and 5/8), from 7:15-8:00pm in the gym at Latimer Lane School. Sign up for the full session & save! Drop-ins are also available, for $13 per class (please bring exact change or a check made out to "Town of Simsbury").
 
Thursday March 21, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
11:15 AM - 2:15 PM    Geritol Swingers Luncheons
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Thursday)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Thursdays)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
Friday March 22, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
Saturday March 23, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Magic Club - Magic Club
Hobby Quest's “Magic Club”  Abracadabra! Calling all budding magicians! You will learn to perform astounding tricks this winter, like the Magic Change Bag, Anti-Gravity Card Levitation and Magnetic Hands. At the end of the session, you’ll get to share your new skills with friends and family in a real magic show…and keep all the tricks! Class is designed to enhance communication and performance skills in a supportive, creative atmosphere. Learn it. Perform it. Keep it. Discover the talent you have up your sleeve. Saturdays, March 9 – May 11 (no April 6 or April 13)Apple Barn (60A Old Farms Rd, West Simsbury)9:30 am – 10:30 amKids in Grades K-5 
 
Sunday March 24, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
Monday March 25, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Mondays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water. Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. Leslie Gordon, Certified Yoga Instructor, will be occasionally teaching in June.You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.** CLASS NOTES:Mondays - No class on 3/4Wednesdays - No class 2/27 - makeup class will be 3/13. No class on 3/6
 
Tuesday March 26, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Tuesday)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Tuesdays)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
5:45 PM - 7:15 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Junior Performance Team
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
Wednesday March 27, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Wednesdays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water. Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. Leslie Gordon, Certified Yoga Instructor, will be occasionally teaching in June.You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.** CLASS NOTES:Mondays - No class on 3/4Wednesdays - No class 2/27 - makeup class will be 3/13. No class on 3/6
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Gentle Flow Yoga - Gentle Flow Yoga
Unwind with gentle slow flowing yoga postures & longer held restorative poses to nourish the body and calm the mind.  This light-hearted yoga class links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas) to increase flexibility, balance, vitality & to relieve stress and strain. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find peace and calm in your practice. Appropriate for beginners and experienced yogis. Please bring a mat, blanket & water.Class Notes:No class on 2/27 or 3/6 - makeup classes will be held 3/13 and 3/20
 
7:15 PM - 8:00 PM    Turbo Kick Cardio Kickboxing - Turbo Kick Cardio Kickboxing
Ready to become a total knockout? Let us help you with your New Year's Resolution of getting fit with fun, rhythmic cardio kickboxing moves and high-energy music, you’ll get ultra lean and toned — while having a blast!  Sign up with a friend or two and come have some fun!Classes will be taught by certified Turbo Kick instructor Tessa Eichelberger, and will be held Wednesdays - March 6 - May 22 (skip 3/13, 4/10, 4/17 and 5/8), from 7:15-8:00pm in the gym at Latimer Lane School. Sign up for the full session & save! Drop-ins are also available, for $13 per class (please bring exact change or a check made out to "Town of Simsbury").
 
Thursday March 28, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Thursday)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Thursdays)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
Friday March 29, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
Saturday March 30, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Magic Club - Magic Club
Hobby Quest's “Magic Club”  Abracadabra! Calling all budding magicians! You will learn to perform astounding tricks this winter, like the Magic Change Bag, Anti-Gravity Card Levitation and Magnetic Hands. At the end of the session, you’ll get to share your new skills with friends and family in a real magic show…and keep all the tricks! Class is designed to enhance communication and performance skills in a supportive, creative atmosphere. Learn it. Perform it. Keep it. Discover the talent you have up your sleeve. Saturdays, March 9 – May 11 (no April 6 or April 13)Apple Barn (60A Old Farms Rd, West Simsbury)9:30 am – 10:30 amKids in Grades K-5 
 
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM    Acting Workshop with Michael Lamb - Acting Workshop with Michael Lamb - Grades 2-4
Simsbury Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Performing Arts Programs Studio is sponsoring a very exciting offering:  Acting Workshop with Michael LambSaturday, March 30, 2019Boy Scout Hall (695 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury)2nd-4th graders: 11:00am-12:15pm followed by a 15-20 minute Q and A 5th-8th graders: 1:00-2:15pm followed by a 15-20 minute Q and A  Areas that will be covered in the Workshop:Fun and exciting theater games, concentration exercises, voice and speech, improvisational exercises, basic acting terminology, stage skills and more! These classes will also be challenging and offer activities for the more experienced participant! The 75 min workshop will be followed by a Q and A for parents with Michael providing suggestions for the next step. Students should come to the workshop wearing comfortable clothes.   About Michael Lamb Michael Lamb has been working with and developing Talent throughout New England for over 25 years. He was the Founder/President and CEO of Performing Arts Programs, Inc. from 1997-2018. His organization offered year-round performing arts programming for children in a three state radius as well as offering advanced performing arts programming at the Bushnell center for the performing arts.  He currently works as a Talent Development Coach and Consultant (Singing/Acting) working with many students age 8-adult in his private studio in South Windsor, CT. His students have starred on broadway, national tours, regional productions as well as on TV. They have also been featured in many local productions, at the Bushnell, Hartford Stage and Goodspeed.  To learn more about Michael and his studio please visit www.performingartstudio.org
 
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM    Acting Workshop with Michael Lamb - Acting Workshop with Michael Lamb - Grades 5-8
Simsbury Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Performing Arts Programs Studio is sponsoring a very exciting offering:  Acting Workshop with Michael LambSaturday, March 30, 2019Boy Scout Hall (695 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury)2nd-4th graders: 11:00am-12:15pm followed by a 15-20 minute Q and A 5th-8th graders: 1:00-2:15pm followed by a 15-20 minute Q and A  Areas that will be covered in the Workshop:Fun and exciting theater games, concentration exercises, voice and speech, improvisational exercises, basic acting terminology, stage skills and more! These classes will also be challenging and offer activities for the more experienced participant! The 75 min workshop will be followed by a Q and A for parents with Michael providing suggestions for the next step. Students should come to the workshop wearing comfortable clothes.   About Michael Lamb Michael Lamb has been working with and developing Talent throughout New England for over 25 years. He was the Founder/President and CEO of Performing Arts Programs, Inc. from 1997-2018. His organization offered year-round performing arts programming for children in a three state radius as well as offering advanced performing arts programming at the Bushnell center for the performing arts.  He currently works as a Talent Development Coach and Consultant (Singing/Acting) working with many students age 8-adult in his private studio in South Windsor, CT. His students have starred on broadway, national tours, regional productions as well as on TV. They have also been featured in many local productions, at the Bushnell, Hartford Stage and Goodspeed.  To learn more about Michael and his studio please visit www.performingartstudio.org
 
Sunday March 31, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
Monday April 1, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Mondays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water. Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. Leslie Gordon, Certified Yoga Instructor, will be occasionally teaching in June.You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.** CLASS NOTES:Mondays - No class on 3/4Wednesdays - No class 2/27 - makeup class will be 3/13. No class on 3/6
 
Tuesday April 2, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Tuesday)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Tuesdays)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
5:45 PM - 7:15 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Junior Performance Team
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
Wednesday April 3, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Wednesdays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water. Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. Leslie Gordon, Certified Yoga Instructor, will be occasionally teaching in June.You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.** CLASS NOTES:Mondays - No class on 3/4Wednesdays - No class 2/27 - makeup class will be 3/13. No class on 3/6
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Gentle Flow Yoga - Gentle Flow Yoga
Unwind with gentle slow flowing yoga postures & longer held restorative poses to nourish the body and calm the mind.  This light-hearted yoga class links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas) to increase flexibility, balance, vitality & to relieve stress and strain. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find peace and calm in your practice. Appropriate for beginners and experienced yogis. Please bring a mat, blanket & water.Class Notes:No class on 2/27 or 3/6 - makeup classes will be held 3/13 and 3/20
 
7:15 PM - 8:00 PM    Turbo Kick Cardio Kickboxing - Turbo Kick Cardio Kickboxing
Ready to become a total knockout? Let us help you with your New Year's Resolution of getting fit with fun, rhythmic cardio kickboxing moves and high-energy music, you’ll get ultra lean and toned — while having a blast!  Sign up with a friend or two and come have some fun!Classes will be taught by certified Turbo Kick instructor Tessa Eichelberger, and will be held Wednesdays - March 6 - May 22 (skip 3/13, 4/10, 4/17 and 5/8), from 7:15-8:00pm in the gym at Latimer Lane School. Sign up for the full session & save! Drop-ins are also available, for $13 per class (please bring exact change or a check made out to "Town of Simsbury").
 
Thursday April 4, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Thursday)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Thursdays)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
Friday April 5, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Junior Performance Team
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
Saturday April 6, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
Sunday April 7, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
Monday April 8, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    April Vacation LEGO Camps with Play-Well TEKnologies - Intro to STEM with LEGO Materials
Intro to STEM (Ages 5-7) (9:00am-12:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projectssuch as: Fire Trucks, Space Stations, Tugboats, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before,and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. STEM Challenge (Ages 8-12) (1:00pm-4:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Bulldozers, Hovercrafts, Hot Air Balloons, and the Great Wall of China Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.Registration for this program will close on Friday, April 5th at 12:00pm  
 
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Mondays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water. Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. Leslie Gordon, Certified Yoga Instructor, will be occasionally teaching in June.You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.** CLASS NOTES:Mondays - No class on 3/4Wednesdays - No class 2/27 - makeup class will be 3/13. No class on 3/6
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    April Vacation LEGO Camps with Play-Well TEKnologies - STEM Challenge with LEGO Materials
Intro to STEM (Ages 5-7) (9:00am-12:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projectssuch as: Fire Trucks, Space Stations, Tugboats, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before,and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. STEM Challenge (Ages 8-12) (1:00pm-4:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Bulldozers, Hovercrafts, Hot Air Balloons, and the Great Wall of China Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.Registration for this program will close on Friday, April 5th at 12:00pm  
 
Tuesday April 9, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    April Vacation LEGO Camps with Play-Well TEKnologies - Intro to STEM with LEGO Materials
Intro to STEM (Ages 5-7) (9:00am-12:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projectssuch as: Fire Trucks, Space Stations, Tugboats, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before,and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. STEM Challenge (Ages 8-12) (1:00pm-4:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Bulldozers, Hovercrafts, Hot Air Balloons, and the Great Wall of China Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.Registration for this program will close on Friday, April 5th at 12:00pm  
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Trojan Baseball April Vacation Baseball Camp - Trojan Baseball April Vacation Camp
The Trojan Baseball April Vacation Baseball Camp Individualized attention, professional instruction on position play, hitting, pitching and catching as well as the values of hard work, preparation, teamwork and sportsmanship will be the focus.  Baseball conditioning will also take place to improve skills, strengthen muscles to prevent injuries, and to improve flexibility and agility. We aim to make our campers a better and more competitive player to compete in all levels of competition. Baseball games will be played daily.  One hour of instruction and one hour of baseball games. Each session will be held at Memorial Park. Simsbury High School baseball coach Dave Masters will be running the camp. Please send your child in with a glove, bat, water bottle and cleats.Program registration closes Monday, April 8th at 9:00am!
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    April Vacation LEGO Camps with Play-Well TEKnologies - STEM Challenge with LEGO Materials
Intro to STEM (Ages 5-7) (9:00am-12:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projectssuch as: Fire Trucks, Space Stations, Tugboats, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before,and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. STEM Challenge (Ages 8-12) (1:00pm-4:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Bulldozers, Hovercrafts, Hot Air Balloons, and the Great Wall of China Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.Registration for this program will close on Friday, April 5th at 12:00pm  
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Tuesday)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Tuesdays)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
5:45 PM - 7:15 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Junior Performance Team
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
Wednesday April 10, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    April Vacation LEGO Camps with Play-Well TEKnologies - Intro to STEM with LEGO Materials
Intro to STEM (Ages 5-7) (9:00am-12:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projectssuch as: Fire Trucks, Space Stations, Tugboats, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before,and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. STEM Challenge (Ages 8-12) (1:00pm-4:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Bulldozers, Hovercrafts, Hot Air Balloons, and the Great Wall of China Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.Registration for this program will close on Friday, April 5th at 12:00pm  
 
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Wednesdays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water. Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. Leslie Gordon, Certified Yoga Instructor, will be occasionally teaching in June.You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.** CLASS NOTES:Mondays - No class on 3/4Wednesdays - No class 2/27 - makeup class will be 3/13. No class on 3/6
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Trojan Baseball April Vacation Baseball Camp - Trojan Baseball April Vacation Camp
The Trojan Baseball April Vacation Baseball Camp Individualized attention, professional instruction on position play, hitting, pitching and catching as well as the values of hard work, preparation, teamwork and sportsmanship will be the focus.  Baseball conditioning will also take place to improve skills, strengthen muscles to prevent injuries, and to improve flexibility and agility. We aim to make our campers a better and more competitive player to compete in all levels of competition. Baseball games will be played daily.  One hour of instruction and one hour of baseball games. Each session will be held at Memorial Park. Simsbury High School baseball coach Dave Masters will be running the camp. Please send your child in with a glove, bat, water bottle and cleats.Program registration closes Monday, April 8th at 9:00am!
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    April Vacation LEGO Camps with Play-Well TEKnologies - STEM Challenge with LEGO Materials
Intro to STEM (Ages 5-7) (9:00am-12:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projectssuch as: Fire Trucks, Space Stations, Tugboats, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before,and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. STEM Challenge (Ages 8-12) (1:00pm-4:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Bulldozers, Hovercrafts, Hot Air Balloons, and the Great Wall of China Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.Registration for this program will close on Friday, April 5th at 12:00pm  
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Gentle Flow Yoga - Gentle Flow Yoga
Unwind with gentle slow flowing yoga postures & longer held restorative poses to nourish the body and calm the mind.  This light-hearted yoga class links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas) to increase flexibility, balance, vitality & to relieve stress and strain. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find peace and calm in your practice. Appropriate for beginners and experienced yogis. Please bring a mat, blanket & water.Class Notes:No class on 2/27 or 3/6 - makeup classes will be held 3/13 and 3/20
 
Thursday April 11, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    April Vacation LEGO Camps with Play-Well TEKnologies - Intro to STEM with LEGO Materials
Intro to STEM (Ages 5-7) (9:00am-12:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projectssuch as: Fire Trucks, Space Stations, Tugboats, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before,and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. STEM Challenge (Ages 8-12) (1:00pm-4:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Bulldozers, Hovercrafts, Hot Air Balloons, and the Great Wall of China Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.Registration for this program will close on Friday, April 5th at 12:00pm  
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Trojan Baseball April Vacation Baseball Camp - Trojan Baseball April Vacation Camp
The Trojan Baseball April Vacation Baseball Camp Individualized attention, professional instruction on position play, hitting, pitching and catching as well as the values of hard work, preparation, teamwork and sportsmanship will be the focus.  Baseball conditioning will also take place to improve skills, strengthen muscles to prevent injuries, and to improve flexibility and agility. We aim to make our campers a better and more competitive player to compete in all levels of competition. Baseball games will be played daily.  One hour of instruction and one hour of baseball games. Each session will be held at Memorial Park. Simsbury High School baseball coach Dave Masters will be running the camp. Please send your child in with a glove, bat, water bottle and cleats.Program registration closes Monday, April 8th at 9:00am!
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    April Vacation LEGO Camps with Play-Well TEKnologies - STEM Challenge with LEGO Materials
Intro to STEM (Ages 5-7) (9:00am-12:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projectssuch as: Fire Trucks, Space Stations, Tugboats, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before,and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. STEM Challenge (Ages 8-12) (1:00pm-4:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Bulldozers, Hovercrafts, Hot Air Balloons, and the Great Wall of China Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.Registration for this program will close on Friday, April 5th at 12:00pm  
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Thursday)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Thursdays)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
Friday April 12, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    April Vacation LEGO Camps with Play-Well TEKnologies - Intro to STEM with LEGO Materials
Intro to STEM (Ages 5-7) (9:00am-12:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projectssuch as: Fire Trucks, Space Stations, Tugboats, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before,and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. STEM Challenge (Ages 8-12) (1:00pm-4:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Bulldozers, Hovercrafts, Hot Air Balloons, and the Great Wall of China Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.Registration for this program will close on Friday, April 5th at 12:00pm  
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    April Vacation LEGO Camps with Play-Well TEKnologies - STEM Challenge with LEGO Materials
Intro to STEM (Ages 5-7) (9:00am-12:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projectssuch as: Fire Trucks, Space Stations, Tugboats, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before,and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. STEM Challenge (Ages 8-12) (1:00pm-4:00pm @ the Apple Barn)Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Bulldozers, Hovercrafts, Hot Air Balloons, and the Great Wall of China Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.Registration for this program will close on Friday, April 5th at 12:00pm  
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Junior Performance Team
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
Saturday April 13, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
Sunday April 14, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
Monday April 15, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Mondays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water. Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. Leslie Gordon, Certified Yoga Instructor, will be occasionally teaching in June.You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.** CLASS NOTES:Mondays - No class on 3/4Wednesdays - No class 2/27 - makeup class will be 3/13. No class on 3/6
 
Tuesday April 16, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Tuesday)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Tuesdays)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
5:45 PM - 7:15 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Junior Performance Team
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
Wednesday April 17, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Wednesdays)
This is a fun & light-hearted vinyasa style yoga class that links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas), flowing through a series of yoga poses to increase strength, flexibility, balance, vitality & detoxification. This practice will incorporate vinyasa flow and posture alignment, while remaining aware of the importance of your breath and core strength. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find contentment in your practice. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat, blanket & water. Instructor:  Julie Erasmus, Certified Yoga Instructor. Leslie Gordon, Certified Yoga Instructor, will be occasionally teaching in June.You may drop-in to a Yoga class for $13. Please bring cash or check with you.Boy Scout Hall is at 695 Hopmeadow St., between the white church and the library.** CLASS NOTES:Mondays - No class on 3/4Wednesdays - No class 2/27 - makeup class will be 3/13. No class on 3/6
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Gentle Flow Yoga - Gentle Flow Yoga
Unwind with gentle slow flowing yoga postures & longer held restorative poses to nourish the body and calm the mind.  This light-hearted yoga class links breath (pranayama) with movement (asanas) to increase flexibility, balance, vitality & to relieve stress and strain. Gain inner awareness, shift mind/body habits & find peace and calm in your practice. Appropriate for beginners and experienced yogis. Please bring a mat, blanket & water.Class Notes:No class on 2/27 or 3/6 - makeup classes will be held 3/13 and 3/20
 
Thursday April 18, 2019
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM    Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit at Onion Mountain Park - Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit 2019
Did you ever wonder about the little waterfall and pond at Onion Mountain Park on West Mountain Road? The Simsbury Fish and Game Club has given the Town a limited number of fishing permits to sell to the public for fishing at the Stoddard Reservoir at Onion Mountain Park, and we are offering these on our website. Registration must be accompanied by a $250 permit fee. The fee pays for the cost of stocking for the Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Program. The Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Regulations apply to all members and guests. The fishing season at Stoddard Reservoir for the 2019 Connecticut fishing season is from April 13th through the end of the year. The minimum age to purchase a Stoddard Reservoir Fishing Permit is 18 years old. Note: No Ice Fishing, No Boating and No Floating Devices Permitted. You can purchase your permit on this website and pay with a credit card. You can also visit the Recreation Department, located at Simsbury Farms pool & rink building, to pay by cash. Please read carefully the attached Fishing Regulations, and print out and sign the Regulations Acknowledgement form. This form is required by anyone who purchases a permit, whether online, by mail with a check, or in person. You can mail the signed REGULATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form (with your check if that is your payment) to Simsbury Recreation Dept., PO Box 455, West Simsbury, CT 06092. UPON RECEIPT OF THAT FORM, WITH A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE, WE WILL MAIL YOUR PERMIT TO YOU. 
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Starter/Crystal Team (Thursday)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Spinners Baton Twirling Team - Simsbury Spinners - Emerald Team (Thursdays)
Simsbury Spinners Baton Twirling Teams - Winter/Spring 2019Team Twirling Program Description:The Simsbury Spinners Recreation Twirling Program is designed to provide all students the opportunity to advance their twirling and performance skills in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere. All twirlers are encouraged to strive for their personal best The Team Twirling program runs from September through June.  Registration is completed twice throughout the school year.   Twirlers are encouraged to twirl the entire school year to fully benefit from the once per week instructional format and enjoy the multiple performance opportunities scheduled. Registration will occur in September for Fall Session (Sept.-Nov/Dec) and then again in January for the Winter/Spring Session (Jan-June). Team placement:Entry level twirlers who are in K-2nd grade will begin on the Crystal Team, entry level twirlers in grades 3rd-6th will begin on the Emerald Team and will practice on Tuesday days. Jr Twirlers (5th -8th grade) will also practice on Tuesday.  Twirlers with 2 or more years of twirling with the Spinners will be place on Teams with twirlers with similar skill levels and age.  As always, Colleen Tighe is available to discuss individual twirlers placement and progress at any time. Schedule: This year's team classes will be taught at Boy Scout Hall (Tuesday Teams) and Henry James Memorial School-back gym (Friday Teams). There will be no classes on Simsbury School Holidays, Vacations or Snow Days. If your class falls on a Simsbury School Holiday look for scheduled make up on Tuesday/Friday of the same week.   Tuesday team classes will begin Tuesday, 9/4.  Friday Team classes will begin Friday, 9/7. Performance OpportunitiesSimsbury Celebrates (11/18), Hartford Wolf Pack Performance (12/19), University of Hartford Basketball Halftime (3/19), CT Special Olympics Winter Games (3/19), St. Patrick's Day Parade-Hartford (3/19), MS Walk Simsbury (4/19), ACS Spinners 6hr Twirl-a-thon Fundraiser (TBD Spring/19), Rockcats Pregame Performance (5/19), National Baton Twirling Association Competition (TBD 19), Simsbury Memorial Day Parades (5/19), Relay for Life (6/19), Connecticut Special Olympics-Summer Games (6/19)Additional Costs: Windsuits ($75), Casual performance uniform (spinners shirt & shorts $22), Formal Performance Costumes (Team Costumes $100-$300), White flat soled tennis shoes or tan twirl shoes ($20-35) and Baton ($20), Hair accessories- gold scrunchie ($10), Dance tights ($15-20)More Information and Questions: If you are interested in more information please feel free to contact Colleen Tighe, instructor at (H) 651-3649, (C) 951-2679 or email at cttighe@comcast.net Team Descriptions Starter Crystal Team-  Tuesday or Thursday  4:00- 4:45 pm            K- 2nd grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Emerald Team-   Tuesday or Thursday   4:45 - 5:45pm                    3rd-6th grade This is a first year program. It is helpful to have some basic twirl skills but it is not required. Twirlers will be challenged to gain proficiency with basic twirls such as flat spin, palm spin w/pop up, side spin, hand-over-hand, thumb toss, forward & reverse twirl and finger twirlers.  Junior Performance Team - Friday      5:45-7:15pm                        5th-8th grade Junior Performance Team is designed for those twirlers who consider twirling as a main activity. These girls will be challenged with more advanced skills and will be required to increase the practice time at home as well as take advantage of periodic drop-in practices opportunities. Junior Performance Team twirlers must exhibit proficiency with vertical 1 spin, Horizontal 1 spin, backhand toss, ½ turn to right, fishtails in both hands, vertical & horizontal finger twirlers, double elbow roll, 2 baton fundamentals. Emerging Skills: vertical & horizontal 2 spin, fishtail carry in both hands, double elbow roll pull out, 1/2 turn to right. Junior Team Twirlers will also support additional performance events, Spinners ACS Twirl-a-thon and will have the opportunity to participate in one northeastern competition. Summary of Team & Fall Fees: *************************Tuesday & Thursday Team Classes @ Boy Scout Hall & Friday Team Classes @ Henry James Memorial School Crystal Team      $225       Tuesday or Thursday 4:00- 4:45 pm      45 min             21 Classes     Emerald Team    $300       Tuesday or Thursday 4:45 -5:45pm      1 hour                21 Classes         Jr Performance Team   $500      Tuesday  5:45-7:15 pm          1 ½ hour                21 Classes                                                Friday    4:00-5:00 pm              1 hour                21 Classes  Tuesday Dates: 1/8,1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/21(Thur), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/1 Thursday Dates  1/3, 1/10, 1/17,1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/19, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6 Friday Dates  1/ 4, 1/11,1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 33/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 Other offerings presented by Simsbury Spinners Program Spring 2019:A variety of beginner classes will be offered in the spring to allow for new student to be introduced to the sport of baton twirling. All students are then invited to march with the Simsbury Spinners in the Memorial Day Parades held in Tariffville and Simsbury. Summer 2019: Spinners Twirling Camp is typically offered the last week of summer and is held Monday-Thursday determined by age and skill level of twirlers. Watch for an announcement at end of the school year.