Preschool Programs

Beginner Dance

Dancers will learn basic ballet and jazz technique. This class will provide the foundation for further dance exploration. They will learn how to move rhythmically and how to express themselves through the art of dance. They will learn basic dance technique and terminology in a developmentally appropriate way accompanied by age appropriate music. 6 weeks.

Ages:        4 - 7 
Dates:       9/15 - 10/20 & 11/3 - 12/8
Day:         Tuesdays
Time:        4:00 - 4:45 pm
Fee:         $40 Res. / $50 Non-Res.
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department

Beginner Dance

Free Time Tumblers

Give your little ones a chance to tumble, run, jump and play! This program is designed as a “Free Play” time for children 12 months-4 years old. The room will be set up with our tumbling equipment. Parental supervision is required! 6 weeks.

Ages:       12 mo. - 4 y.o.
Dates:      9/18 - 10/23 & 11/6 - 12/18 (No class on 11/27)
Day:         Thursdays
Time:        9:30 - 10:30 am
Fee:         FREE
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department

Mini Star Tumblers

This class enhances emerging gymnastics skills in an energetic and creative environment. Children refine basic skills that reinforce a heightened aptitude for all physical sport activities. This class offers greater challenges to the older preschooler and beyond on scaled down gymnastics inspired equipment. 6 weeks.

Ages:       3 - 7
Dates:      9/17 - 10/22 & 11/5 - 12/10
Day:         Thursdays
Time:        6:05 - 6:55 pm & 7:00 - 7:50 pm
Fee:         $45 Res. / $55 Non-Res.
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department

Small and Tall Tumblers

Parents/Guardians participate in the world of the toddler with movement, music, parachute, bubbles, balls and obstacle courses, combined with instruction, while learning about their child's development. The stage is set to enhance key areas of motor development, while stimulating the mind through highly creative activity. 6 weeks.

Ages:       12 mo. - 3 y.o.
Dates:      9/17 - 10/22 & 11/5 - 12/10 (No class on 11/26)
Day:         Thursdays
Time:        5:15 - 6:00 pm
Fee:         $45 Res. / $55 Non-Res.
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department

Smart Start Multi Sport

Norwich Recreation is now offering a chance for our youngest athletes to experience a wide range of different sports! Each week will focus on a new sport, basketball, soccer, baseball giving our youngsters a chance to see what interests them! Parent or guardian must participate with their child. 6 weeks.

Ages:        3 - 7
Dates:      9/17 - 10/22
Day:         Thursdays
Time:        5:30 - 6:30 pm
Fee:         $40 Res. / $50 Non-Res.
Location:  Kelly Middle School Field Smart Start Basketball

Fall Crafts

The leaves are changing, Halloween is coming and it is time to make some Fall inspired crafts. Come learn how to make colorful leaf art, spooky pumpkins and much more! Each week will focus on a new Fall time craft. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 6 weeks.Children doing crafts

Ages:        1 - 4
Dates:       9/16 - 10/21
Day:         Wednesdays
Time:        9:30 - 10:30 am
Fee:         $40 Res. / $50 Non-Res.
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department