Parks & Rec News

Camp registration

All spring programs and summer camps are now open for registration. You’ll find all the fun details on our website or in the spring/summer brochure including program information and registration deadlines. Get your child enrolled in their favorite summer camp or find something new to try yourself. Register now through the recreation office or online at www.shelburnevt.org/160/Parks-Recreation

Little League registration

Registration deadline is March 15!  New this year, all registrations must be submitted online, with a choice of payment by credit card online or mailing in a check. There are levels available for ages 4 years old through 12 years old! Find information on fees, practice schedules, registration and more at www.shelburnelittleleague.com.

Ukulele Lessons

Have you been wanting to try something new? Join the fun and learn how to play the Ukulele! Instructor, Clare Innes, will teach beginners how to play, even if you have no musical background. Learn to make chords, strum smoothly, and gain confidence in playing along with others. Bring a ukulele, an electronic clip-on tuner, and an adventurous spirit. For those with left-hand, baritone, or low-G ukuleles, the ability to translate chords yourself is needed. Participants must be 18 years or older. Please inquire if you need to purchase a clip-on tuner. Check our website for all the Sessions being offered! Session A classes will be held on Tuesdays from 2-3 p.m.  Level 1 class dates are March 19 – April 9. Level 2 class dates are April 30-May 21. Each 4 week session costs $45 per person. Registration must be received seven days prior to the start date!

​Forest Bathing

“Forest Bathing” and “taking in the atmosphere of the forest” are both direct translations of Shinrin-Yoku, the scientifically-backed Japanese tradition of nature immersion for wellness that began in 1982 and is just now catching on in the United States. Occurring throughout the different seasons of Vermont, this series will introduce you to this practice of nature mindfulness and will give you the techniques to develop a deeper and more meaningful relationship to the natural world. The Winter walk with be on Saturday, March 30 at LaPlatte Nature Park, led by Certified Guide, Duncan Murdoch from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $25/person and is open to those ages 16+.  Please meet at the community garden parking lot. ​Find more information at: www.natureconnectionguide.com. Please reference our website for detailed descriptions of each Forest Bathing theme. Register by Thursday, March 28.

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