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Springtime in Greenbelt, MD

April 9, 2015

Spring has finally sprung!

Luckily for the residents of Greenbelt, the Recreation Department has planned an entire roster of spring events for people of all ages to enjoy. Here are just a few examples of all of the amazing happenings within Greenbelt’s Recreation Department Activity Guide Spring 2015:

Public Events

  • Bike to Work Day 2015: On Friday, May 15, from 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m., commuters are invited to participate in an alternative way to get to work – biking! The Greenbelt pit stop will be one of 70+ that will be providing refreshments for all participants.
  • Celebration of Spring: From 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on May 16, Greenbelt Recreation Department invites you to join them for a family fun event that celebrates spring. Children and parents can enjoy arts and crafts, activities, performances, food and music!
  • Spring Skate Series: Families are welcomed to enjoy a fun-filled evening at the Springhill Lake Recreation Center skating rink Friday, April 10, May 8 and June 12. From 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., roller skates will be provided to guests, free of charge.

Pre-School Programs

  • Mom’s Morning Out: This pre-school program is a great way for children ages 3-5 to engage in activities and further their social development with other children their age. They are taught how to listen, follow directions and complete simple activities that help develop motor skills. The class runs Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. for children 4-5 and on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for children 3-4.

Elementary/Middle School Programs

  • Youth Tennis Clinic: This beginner level program is a perfect way to introduce your children to the sport of tennis. During the eight sessions, your child will develop tennis skills through a variety of instructor-led drills and games. Children are placed into classes based on their age: on Thursdays, ages 8-10 meet from 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. and ages 11-13 from 7:15 – 8:15 p.m.

Homeschool Programs

  • Homeschool Hand-Building: This course provides all of the materials needed and teaches children a variety of hand-building techniques through their creation of pots and sculptures. The class meets every Thursday from 1:00 – 2:15 p.m. and is for children ages 5-9.

Teen/Adult Programs

  • Aquacize: This series of water exercises focuses on aerobics, stretching and toning. The class is perfect for both swimmers and non-swimmers and is designed to strengthen your cardiovascular system and build muscle, all while burning calories. There are five different class times offered during Session 2 for people ages 16 and up.

Senior Adult Programs

  • Advanced French Cooking: This class meets every Thursday from 3:15 – 5:45 p.m. and shows just how simple French cooking can be. Participants will learn key preparation methods that will provide them with confidence in the kitchen.

This annual activity guide is just another representation of how Greenbelt is truly a community that cares. Take a tour of one of ROSS’ apartments for rent in Greenbelt, MD, and become a member of an active community that has its residents’ best interests at heart.