CHECK YOUR REC: Registration Still Open For Yoga For Full-Figured Woman, R.A.D. Training, Tiny Tots & More

According to the Wilmington Recreation Department, there are spaces still available in their programs below.  Please note the upcoming deadlines.

Shooting Stars Summer Basketball Leagues (Registration deadline: Thursday, June 4)
Grades:  Entering Grades 3-5
Dates: Girls – Tuesdays, July 7 – August 11, Boys -Thursdays, July 9 – August 13
Times: 6, 7 or 8 p.m. games
Location: Shawsheen School Outdoor Courts
Cost: $25
This fun six-week program will provide instruction and games once a week. Teams will play a staggered game schedule.

Twilight Hoops (Registration Deadline: Thursday, June 4)
Grades: Entering Grades 6 -8
Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays, July 6 – 29, 4 weeks
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Cost: $15 ($35 with mesh reversible Recreation jersey)
This co-ed program allows participants to drop in for as much or as little pick-up basketball as they want!  Games will be organized by a supervisor and refereed.  Pre-registration is required.

Tiny Tots (Ages 4 & 5) & Kids Club (Ages 6 – 8)
Session 1: Monday, June 29 – Friday, July 17 (No 7/3).
Session 2: Monday, July 20 – Thursday, August 6.
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Boutwell School
Cost: $150 per child per session
This social/recreational program includes arts and crafts, games, special events, daily themes and a field trip.  Call for availability.

Yoga for the Full-Figured Woman
Instructor: Jennifer Ryan
Location: The Yoga Loft, 3 Lopez Road
Dates: Mondays, June 1 – July 27 (no 6/29) or Thursdays, June 4 – July 30 (No 7/2), 8 Weeks
Cost: $80.00 per session
This class introduces beginners to yoga in a fun and relaxed setting.  Movements are modified for a non-intimidating approach to improving your health.  Please bring a yoga mat to each class.

R.A.D. Training for Women
Instructor: Sgt. Chris Ahern
Ages: 14 & up
Revised dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 9, 11, 16 & 18, (2 Weeks, 4 Classes)
Time: 6 – 9 p.m.
Location: North Intermediate School
Cost: Free (Courtesy of Wilmington Police Dept.)
The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self defense tactics and techniques.  This comprehensive course begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction, and avoidance then progresses to hands-on defense training.  To register: Email or go to the Wilmington Police Department website:

“Recreation Matters” Summer Edition

Hot off the presses! Check out our new listing of programs, tickets and trips.  There will be kayaking and paddleboard lessons at Silver Lake this summer.  We have a new slate of theatre offerings including Cinderella, Beautiful, and Matilda, and several new day trips.  The newsletter is available at the Wilmington Memorial Library, the Buzzell Senior Center and in the Recreation Department in Town Hall, Room 8.  If you prefer to read it online, go to Once there, click on the Recreation prompt to open the Recreation Department’s webpage.  This site has multiple links that will allow you to easily browse through our offerings!  Our newsletter is updated quarterly in August, November, February and May.  While there, click on “Subscribe to E-Alerts” to receive an e-mail each time we update our newsletter.  Sign up for “Recreation News” today!

(NOTE: Check Your Rec is a weekly feature consisting of news and notices from the Wilmington Recreation Department.  This week’s information comes directly from its website.)

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