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Recreation and Parks

By Todd Goodwin

Adult Programs

Gentle Yoga

Learn how to mindfully move and breathe through this slower paced, well-supported program. Appropriate for all those seeking the benefits of a very relaxing, gentle and restorative practice. Your first class is free to try, pre-registration is required. Instructor: Jill Lang. Ages 18-plus, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., $60 for eight-visit punch card.

Circuit Fit

Break through traditional barriers with Functional Integrated Training. In this setting you will be challenged with a combination of dynamic movements, muscular endurance exercises, core strengthening and finishing with cool-down flexibility. Ages 16+, Thursdays, Jan. 7- Jan. 28, 8-9 a.m. or Fridays, Jan. 8- Jan. 29, 7-8 a.m. $65 per session. Held at Peak Performance.

Redcord Fit

Redcord is a specialized piece of equipment that allows for tailored strengthening and sport performance training for almost anybody. It is used as part of the Neurac system to strengthen and restore a person’s normal movement patterns in a complete and functional manner. Ages 16-plus, Mondays, Jan. 4- Jan. 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m. $65. Held at Peak Performance.

Dog/Puppy Essentials: Basic Training and Social Skills

This six-week course covers all you need to know to understand your dog. Learn how your dog communicates through this powerful program for building a confident, socially-savvy dog. Adults, 18-plus. Dogs 8 weeks and older. Tuesdays, Jan. 12- Feb. 16, 6:15-7:15 p.m. $120 per dog. Intructor: Deb Helfrich, Goldstar Dog Training.

Beyond Basics Dog Course

Take your training to the next level. What is that? You decide! This course is the next step after the Basic Training and Social Skills Course. The emphasis is on what you want to achieve with your dog. Adults 18-plus. Dogs must have taken Basic Course. Tuesdays, Jan. 12-Feb. 9, 7:30-8:30 p.m. $105 per dog. Instructor: Deb Helfrich, Goldstar Dog Training.

Youth Programs

Kindergarten Basketball, Coed

This is a parent/child clinic. The six-week clinic format is designed to teach the fundamentals of the game. Each week, youngsters will be introduced to a new skill and fun activities that will enhance their learning. A parent is required to be active with their child. Saturdays, Jan. 9-Feb. 13, 8:30-9:30 a.m. $24.

Young Rembrandts Drawing

These drawing classes are an educational program perfect for your imaginative child. Add some creativity to your child’s winter schedule. Lessons will focus on developing drawing skills and artistic concepts such as color theory, perspective, and lighting. Kindergarten-grade 2. Thursdays, Jan. 14-Mar. 10, 2:45-3:45 p.m. $90.

Young Rembrandts Cartooning

Energize your child with fun, engaging cartoon lessons. Students will learn to create whimsical drawings, develop artistic techniques and learn skills that will awaken the inner artist. Grades 3-6. Tuesdays, Jan. 12-Mar. 8, 3-4 p.m. $90.

Todd Goodwin is Williston’s recreation director. To learn more about the Williston Recreation and Parks Department, visit www.willistonrec.org or email recreation@willistonvt.org.