Winter/Spring 2020 Programs
Our winter and spring are PACKED with new programs, as well as old favorites, and yours should be, too! We're sure you will find something you love. We have a huge selection of new adult programs to check out. Registration for Penfield residents began Thursday, January 2, and will start Thursday, January 9 for non-residents.
DON'T FORGET! Summer Day Camp, Youth Soccer, and Summer Swim Lessons all begin registration January 2 as well!
New! Extended Office hours
In order to better serve you, our customers, beginning Thursday, January 23 we will have extended office hours. We will be open every Thursday until 6:30 PM. Stop by and register for a class, pick up a lodge key, or just to say Hi! We look forward to serving you later!
Winter Red Cross Swim Lessons
Swimming lessons for children ages 6-14 begin next week for the winter session! Our lessons are the best in town, so sign up today! Instructors are Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR certified by the American Red Cross.
Red Cross levels 1-6 are taught on either Wednesdays or Saturdays. REGISTER HERE!
111250-A Level 1 Sat Jan 18-Mar 7 12:15-12:50PM $61
111250-B Level 2 Sat Jan 18-Mar 7 12:50-1:25PM $61
111250-C Level 3 Sat Jan 18-Mar 7 12:50-1:35PM $71
111250-D Level 1 Sat Jan 18-Mar 7 1:35-2:10PM $61
111250-E Level 2 Sat Jan 18-Mar 7 1:35-2:10PM $61
111250-F Level 4 Sat Jan 18-Mar 7 1:35-2:20PM $71
111250-G Level 3 Sat Jan 18-Mar 7 2:25-3:10PM $71
111250-H Level 4 Sat Jan 18-Mar 7 2:25-3:10PM $71
111250-I Level 5&6* Sat Jan 18-Mar 7 2:25-3:10PM $71
Ages 6-14 (7 lessons, no class 2/22) Penfield High School Pool
111252-A Level 2 Wed Jan 15-Mar 4 7:00-7:35PM $61
111252-B Level 3 Wed Jan 15-Mar 4 7:00-7:45PM $71
111252-C Level 4 Wed Jan 15-Mar 4 7:00-7:45PM $71
111252-D Level 5&6* Wed Jan 15-Mar 4 7:00-7:45PM $71
Ages 6-14 (7 lessons, no class 2/19) Penfield High School Pool
Classes are for children ages 6-14. Lesson levels range from Red Cross Learn to Swim basics to advanced skills. Limited enrollment. Detailed description of skill taught in each level available at the Recreation Dept. or www.penfieldrec.org. Each swimmer's skills are checked on the first day to be sure that they are placed in the proper level. Parent allowed in pool area on observation days: 2/8 & 4/25 for Saturday classes and 2/5 & 4/22 for Wednesday classes. Instructors are Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR certified.
Free Guided Hike/Snowshoe
The Penfield Trails Committee will sponsor a free guided hike at Ellison Park on Saturday, January 11, 10:00am-12:00pm.
Dust off your cross-country skis or snowshoes and join us for an exhilarating trip though this very scenic park. If there isn't any snow, a hike will take place. We will follow the predominantly flat portions of Ellison Park on the north side of Blossom Rd.
Meet at north side of parking lot off of Blossom Rd. Please bring your cross-country skis or snowshoes. Look for the hike signs!
While the hike is free, participants are asked to pre-register by calling Penfield Recreation at 340-8655, option 6.
Penfield Trails Committee is always seeking volunteers to serve on its planning committee, as well as to do manual labor for trails maintenance. For more information, please call Penfield Recreation at (585) 340-8655.
DEAR Pop-Up Class: George Eastman's History of Photography
Our Daytime Education at Recreation (DEAR) program will host a free pop-up class--History of Photography at the George Eastman Museum (GEM)--on Mondays, January 13 through February 10 at 2:15 PM at Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd., Penfield.
History of Photography at the George Eastman Museum (GEM) series will introduce participants to the latest rotation in the History of Photography Gallery "Through the Immigrant Lens," and an introduction to the current exhibition by Bea Nettles, "The Harvest of Memory," which opens Friday, January 31. This class will showcase Nettles's work before the opening, allowing people advance study of the exhibition and the opportunity to understand the artist's work.
The program is facilitated by GEM Docent Pam O'Brien. Please register with Penfield Recreation Department at www.penfieldrec.org. Call 340-8655 for additional information.