Registration for the following classes and programs, unless otherwise noted, can be made at the Southington Recreation Department at (860) 276-6219. Checks should be payable to Town of Southington. Pre-registration and payment is required. For more information, registration forms, or an activity schedule visit www.southington.org/recreation.
NIA FITNESS CLASSES—Tuesdays, Sept. 20 to Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., in the community room at Strong Elementary School. Cost is $70. Nia classes are taken barefoot to soul-stirring music using movements from the martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. More info and online registration at www.southington.org/nia.
DOUBLE DUTCH AND JUMP ROPE CLASSES—Thursdays, Sept. 22 to Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Plantsville Elementary School gym. Open to Southington boys and girls ages 8 to 13. Cost is $40 per child. Class size is limited. More info and mail in forms at www.southington.org/JumpRope.
ADULT FITNESS CLASSES—Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 27 to Nov. 22, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.,in the Kennedy Middle School gym. Low/high aerobics and strength training with free weights. Cost is $60. More info and online registration at www.southington.org/fitness.
ADULT BEGINNER’S YOGA CLASSES—Tuesdays, Sept. 27 to Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., in the Strong Elementary School gym. Cost is $50. Class size is limited. Info and online registration at www.southington.org/yoga.
SOUTHINGTON YOUTH BASKETBALL REGISTRATION—Saturday, Oct. 8, 8 a.m. to noon, at Derynoski Elementary School cafeteria. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Open to Southington boys and girls in grades 2-12. Proof of residency is required. Cost is $70 per player ($140 family max). A parent/guardian must sign the registration form. Online registration, forms, and info at www.sybahoops.org.
BALLROOM, LATIN & SWING DANCE LESSONS—Wednesdays, Oct. 5 to Nov. 30, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the Plantsville Elementary School cafeteria. Cost is $50. Class size is limited. Program details and registration at www.southington.org/ballroom.
ARTS & CRAFTS (SPECIAL NEEDS)—Thursdays, Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 20, May 18, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Derynoski Elementary School cafeteria. Cost is $80 for the full session ($10 per individual class). Adults must accompany children. Online registration at www.southington.org/ArtsCrafts.
ZUMBA CLASSES FOR ADULTS—Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 3 to Dec. 12, 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., in the Plantsville Elementary School gym. Cost is $70 fee. Program details and online registration at www.southington.org/zumba.
For additional information and cost, visit www.southington.org/BusTrips Payment is due at registration. All trips are non-smoking and non-alcoholic. Insurance is available. Trips depart from the commuter lot in Cheshire on Route 10, close to the I-691. Checks should be made payable to Town of Southington. Contact the Recreation Dept at (860) 276-6219.
- Oct. 1-2, Nascar Racing at Dover Downs
- Oct. 29, Salem, Mass. “Haunted Happenings”
- Oct. 31-Nov. 1, Halloween at the Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pa.
- Nov. 24, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
- Dec. 3, Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall
- Dec. 11, New York City “On Your Own”