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Monday, May 27, 2024

Spring Forward with Blairstown’s Department of Recreation Spring 2022 Programs!

Look what’s happening in March, April, and May!

For detailed information on these and all the Department’s offerings, and more: visit our website at and click on RECREATION SITE.


This art class is AWESOME in every way!  Artists will begin with a cool abstract Art Painting using a comb.  Next we will make a fun stuffed Animal Sock.  Finally, all will make a colorful Rock Photo Holder.  Join us for fun and some Awesome Art!

WHO:  Grades 1-2-3                                                                            
WHEN:  Wednesdays, March 2 – 23
TIME:   3:15 – 4:30 pm
WHERE:  B.E.S. Art Room                                                                                   
FEE:  $50.00/non-res. $55.00                                                              


Bring on the Science. Throw in the Tech. Build it bigger and better! The escape room will have the wackiest, craziest, most ridiculous engineering and science challenges you’ve ever seen. Will you unlock the final puzzle? It won’t matter, because FUN is the reward!
WHO: Grades 4-5-6
WHEN: Tuesday, March 1st
TIME: 3:15 – 5:00 pm
WHERE: B.E.S. Small Cafeteria
FEE: $25.00


This one day workshop is filled with Luck of the Irish Fun! Take our fun and creative engineering challenge as our participants build the biggest, the best, and the most outrageous Leprechaun traps ever seen. There will be lots of silly games to test our luck and some other tricks up our sleeves for our builders.

WHO: Grades K – 3
WHEN: Tuesday, March 15th
WHERE: B.E.S. Small Cafeteria
FEE: $20.00
TIME: 3:15 – 5:00 pm


Utilizing photographs, this intermediate workshop will focus on rendering realistic pictures of animals and people and learn to exaggerate features to create cartoon characters. Participants will complete cartoon strips with markers and colored pencils.

WHO: Grades 4-5-6
WHEN: Wednesday, March 23rd
WHERE: B.E.S. Small Cafeteria
FEE: $25.00 non-res. $30.00
TIME: 3:15 – 5:00 pm


This is a program specifically designed for our Kindergarten kids that love art and love the mess! Kinder-artists will have fun making clay Wind Chimes that sound beautiful! Next, they will make a fancy Clay Coil Heart Wall Hanging and finally create silly Clothes Pin Monsters. Come and join us where only Kindergarten artists are allowed!

WHO: Grades K
WHEN: Wednesdays, April 6 – May 4
WHERE: B.E.S. Small Cafeteria
FEE: $50.00 / non-res. $55.00
TIME: 3:15 – 4:30 pm


Multi Sports Camp provides the children with the opportunity to experience a variety of sports during these “school’s out” days, including soccer, flag football, track & field, hockey, and more!

WHO: Ages 5 – 11
WHEN: Monday – Friday, April 18 – 22
WHERE: Sycamore Park
FEE: $140.00
TIME: 9:00 – 12 noon

To register for US Multi Sports Camp contact 866-345-BALL or visit:


There is a saying, “It’s not broken, it just needs Duct Tape!” Participants will be pushing the limits of what duct tape can do as we craft, create, and engineer all kinds of fun projects! Each week a challenge, perfect for out of the box thinkers. This program sticks to having fun!

WHO: Grades K – 6
WHEN: Tuesdays, April 12 – May 10th
WHERE: B.E.S. Small Cafeteria
FEE: $55.00/non-res. $60.00
TIME: 3:15 – 4:30 pm


In this workshop our Bakers will first make the filling, then use pastry bags, frosting, and fondant to create amazing spring themed cakes, which will be admired and enjoyed by all! These cakes are a work of art and look they were made by a professional bakery. A delicious Masterpiece!

WHO: Grades K – 6
WHEN: Tuesday, April 5th
WHERE: B.E.S. Small Cafeteria
FEE: $25.00 /non-res. $30.00
TIME: 3:15 – 5:00 pm


Our Chefs will first learn about fresh herbs each week, then prepare some fun foods using that new herb. At the end of each class they will also plant 1 herb in a mini plan pot to take home, and by the end of the 4th week they will have their own mini herb garden growing

WHO: Grades K – 6
WHEN: Wednesdays, May 11 – June 1
WHERE: B.E.S. Small Cafeteria
FEE: $55.00/non-res. $60.00
TIME: 3:15 – 4:30 pm

Up-Up and Away

From paper airplanes to launching rockets to flying drones, this program is about exploring the power of flight. Participants will build, tinker, and engineer their way to creating their own aeronautical inventions. Get ready to take off!

WHO: Grades 3 – 6
WHEN: Tuesdays, May 17 – May 31
WHERE: B.E.S. Small Cafeteria
FEE: $50.00/ non-res. $55.00
TIME 3:15 – 4:45 pm


Come and relax in the serenity of the outdoors. Classes will be one hour in length and appropriate for all levels of ability. No prior experience necessary. Please bring a mat or towel.

WHO: Adults
WHEN: March 19 – May 25, Wed. 6:30-7:30 pm / Sat. 9-10 am
WHERE: Footbridge Park
FEE: 20 ses-$150./16 ses-$125./12 ses-$99. (non.res. add $10.00 to pkg.) Walk-in $10. Per class


Zumba combines high energy & motivating music with unique moves & combinations that provide a Fun & a Fantastic dance workout! Aerobic fitness interval training that tones & sculpts the body.

WHO: Adults WHEN: Tues. & Thurs. April 19 – June 23rd
WHERE: Blair Academy-Dance Studio
FEE: 20 ses-$150./16 ses-$125./12 ses-$99. (non.res. add $10.00)
TIME: 6:00 – 7:00 pm

YOUTH programs-Registration closes one week prior to the start of the program or if it fills at an earlier date! Register early!!!

Patricia M. Sagan, Director