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  1. Oct

    1. Free Destination Wellness – A Celebration of Healthy Living @ Ridgefield Recreation Center
      12:30 pm – 5:00 pm





      Do you want to make smart choices in improving the health and fitness of you and your family?  Ridgefield Parks & Recreation has teamed up with The Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce Health & Wellness Council and The Ridgefield Prevention Council to present Destination Wellness on Saturday, October 25 at the Recreation Center.  It’s a celebration of healthy living with free and fun activities for the whole family.  There will be fabulous prizes and giveaways galore for attendees!

      Schedule of Events:

      12:30-3:45 pm
      • Healthy Lunch Available from Bare Burger, Piccolo’s, and Food Evolution
      1:00-3:00 pm
      • Bounce House
      1:00-3:45 pm
      • Chair Massage by Virginia Roebuck
      • Reiki,  Facials, Eye Treatments, and Reflexology
      1:00 pm
      • Academic Stress Management Workshop by Matt Keeler
      • Moving from Addiction to a Healthy Lifestyle Presentation by Christopher Salem
      • Ridgefield Police/K9 Presentation
      • Personal Training Demonstration by Sean Lawrence
      1:45 pm
      • Athletic Performance & Sports Injury Presentation by Dr. Lawrence Stern
      • Ridgefield Police/K9 Presentation
      • Meditation
      • Group Dancing
       2:30 pm
      • Lyme Disease Prevention Presentation by Dr. Deborah Bossio
      • Team Building for Middle Schoolers
      • Yoga with Melanie Vinci
      • SPINNING®
      3:15 pm
      • Discover the New Teen Epidemic by Dr. MaryLee Dillang
      • Personal Training Demonstration by Sean Lawrence
      • Yoga with Melanie Vinci
      • SPINNING®
      4:00 pm

      Presented by:

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      Thank you to our sponsors:

      stop and shopnorwalk hospital

      adam brodericklaurel_ridge   logo-nuweighwellness   silver hill



      12:30 pm
      Free Destination Wellness – A Celebration of Healthy Living @ Ridgefield Recreation Center
  2. Oct

    1. Free RVNA Blood Pressure Screening
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association offers free blood pressure screenings on the 4th Monday of every month (2:00-3:00 pm) in the lobby of the Recreation Center.  

      2:00 pm
      Free RVNA Blood Pressure Screening
  3. Oct

    1. Halloween SPIN® Parties
      6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

      You’re invited to our dual instructor Halloween SPIN® Parties on Thursday, October 30 (6:30-7:45 pm or 8:00-9:00 pm).  Leah and Alicia will be leading each class and ask that you come in costume and bring two non-perishable items for The Ridgefield Food Pantry.  Scare up for your friends for a good cause!  RSVP: 203.431.2755 starting 10/28 @ 6:00 am (click here for details).

      6:30 pm
      Halloween SPIN® Parties
  4. Oct

    1. Halloween at the Skate Park
      3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      Come in costume and skate for free!  Scooters, skaters, and bikers – wear your scariest, funniest or most original costume and enter our Costume Contest.  The winner receives a free 6-day Skate Park pass.  There will be candy, prizes, a scavenger hunt, and more.  Bring your friends!


      Click here for details on the Skate Park.

      3:00 pm
      Halloween at the Skate Park
  5. Nov

    1. Free Family Fun Day
      12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      School is out!  Come celebrate at the Recreation Center.  Tell your friends and don’t forget your bathing suits.

       Schedule of Activities:

      12:00-4:00 pm
      • Laser Tag
      • Monster Truck Remote Control Racing
      • Photo Booth
      • Bounce House
      • Arts & Crafts
      2:00-4:00 pm Recreation Swim
      3:00-3:45 pm Pool Slide

      Please remember that any non-swimmer must be accompanied in the pool by an adult.  We also ask that children (under 12) are accompanied at all times by an adult (ages 16+).

      12:00 pm
      Free Family Fun Day
    2. Youth Classes Canceled/School Holiday
      4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      4:00 pm
      Youth Classes Canceled/School Holiday
  6. Nov

    1. Youth Classes Canceled
      6:00 am – 10:00 pm

      The Recreation Center is open.  However, youth classes are canceled.

      6:00 am
      Youth Classes Canceled
  7. Nov

    1. Self-Defense/Wellness Education Series
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Be ready if a predator chooses you as their next target or you will find yourself facing real violence.  You’re invited to this workshop where you will learn how to become “prepared to prevail” by learning awareness and avoidance tactics.  Presented by Anthony Cacciola, this event is part of the Wellness Education Series and is free for Recreation Center members and $10 for non-members.

      7:00 pm
      Self-Defense/Wellness Education Series
  8. Nov

    1. Free Demo Day @ Ridgefield Recreation Center
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Your children are invited to try out some of our classes for free!  Stay tuned for details.

      12:00 pm
      Free Demo Day @ Ridgefield Recreation Center
  9. Nov

    1. Lifeguard Training Course Deadline (ages 15+)
      6:00 am – 10:00 pm

      Become a certified lifeguard in just five days.  Students (must be 15 by the last class) will learn the duties and responsibilities of a lifeguard and how to carry them out in a professional manner.  They will learn a number of lifeguard techniques, such as: surveillance, rescue procedures, and how to care for someone who may have a head, neck or back injury.  Participants must pass a pre-course skills test and attend all classes in order to obtain certification.  Please note that all fees include a $150 nonrefundable deposit in the event that a participant does not pass the pre-course skills test and is ineligible for the training program.


      December 7 – December 28
       Barlow Mountain Pool
      Saturday 10:00-5:30 pm
       $435 members, $485 non-members (4 classes)


      Pre-Course Skills Test:

      November 22, Saturday 4:00-6:00 pm
      Recreation Center Pool
      Registration Deadline: November 15

      6:00 am
      Lifeguard Training Course Deadline (ages 15+)

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