News from Hinesburg Parks & Rec

Register with the Hinesburg Recreation Department (HRD).  NEW online registration www.hinesburgrec.com. For questions, contact HRD at hinesburgrec@gmavt.net or 482-2281 x 230

After-School Horseback Riding Enjoy horseback riding lessons with Kim Johansen at Livery Stables. Lessons are for beginning to early intermediate riders. Kim and staff will instruct children on basic horse care, tacking, feeding, watering. Take the bus from HCS to Livery Stables, located at 601 Lavigne Hill Rd. right after school. Be sure to send a permission note with your child to ride the bus, and pack a snack, boots, and barn clothes. For K-8 graders. Fridays, Oct. 28-Nov. 18 $80. More information can be found at www.liveryhorsefarm.com

Middle-School Riders Club Riders can count on expanding their skills to include more advanced riding techniques, along with an introduction to drill team. More riding and more options for the rider that wants to navigate to the next level in horsemanship. For grades 5-8. Mondays, Oct. 24-Nov. 14, $115

Hinesburg Recreation Youth Basketball The youth basketball program is for grades K-6 and held in the HCS gym. Coed grades 1-2 focus on skills and play in-house games. Grades 3-6 have one mid-week practice and play home and away games within the greater Burlington area. Jan. 7-Feb. 11.

Pre-School Dance & Yoga with Miss Ashley These 45-minute mixed dance and yoga classes allow preschoolers to enjoy music, movement, and stillness while learning basic ballet terms and steps alongside yoga poses. Classes are drop-off but parents/caregivers are welcome to stay if they choose. For 3-5-year-olds. Thursdays, Oct. 27-Dec. 15 (no class on 11/24) at the Hinesburg Town Hall, $70.

Coed Adult Volleyball Enjoy co-ed adult volleyball with plenty of games and opportunity. A minimum of intermediate skill level is appreciated, please. Kristi Johnson is also a contact coordinator for this program and can be reached at 482-3366 or kristijohnson@gmavt.net. Register at www.hinesburgrec.com. Sundays, Nov. 7-April 16 at CVU Gym from 6-8pm.

Snowmobile Safety Course The Rec. Dept. is teaming up with the Vt. State Police to offer a Snowmobile Safety Course. The six-hour course is offered in three evening sessions and taught by Vt. State Police. Participants must be present for all classes in order to be eligible for certification. Vt. state law requires anyone born after July 1, 1983 who wants to operate a snowmobile to take and pass a snowmobile safety course. For ages 12 and up. Dec. 6-8, Tues., Wed. & Thurs. at Williston Central School from 6-8pm, $15.