Farmingdale Youth Council Inc.

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FYC 2018-2019 WINTER
RECREATION PROGRAM

Walter A. Brem, Director
Richard Santa Maria, Assistant Director




Our 68th Winter Recreation Program of supervised recreational and instructional programs
is  for children enrolled in the Farmingdale School District. In most cases, registration takes
place  in first session. Instructional programs in "Swimming, Gymnastics and Cultural Arts
are self-sustaining. The registration fee for the programs are as indicated below. Further
information may be attained by emailing FYC at contactus@farmingdaleyouthcouncil.com
or contact our office at 516-694-0916.

SWIMMING INSTRUCTION / 1ST SESSION is for children entering Grades 2 to 8 as of 2018, and meet Saturdays at the Farmingdale High School Pool, beginning September 22, 2018. There are a total of eight (8) sessions. Session times are 10 AM, 11 AM or 12 Noon, each lasting one hour. Children must be a minimum of 48 inches in height.

Registration: is Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Farmingdale High School Pool. Registration time is from 10 AM to 1 PM; $50 registration fee per child is required.

Swim/Splash Session Dates: September 22nd, 29th; October 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th; and November 3rd, 17th.

SWIMMING INSTRUCTION / 2nd SESSION is for children entering Grades 2 to 8 as of September 2018, and meet Saturdays at the Farmingdale High School Pool, beginning December 8, 2018 through February 2, 2019. There are a total of eight (8) sessions. Session times are 10 AM, 11 AM or 12 Noon on, each lasting one hour. Children must be a minimum of 48 inches in height.

Registration: is Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Farmingdale High School Pool. Registration time is from 10 AM to 1 PM; $50 registration fee per child is required.

Swim/Splash Session Dates: December 8th, 15th, 22nd; January 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th; and February 2nd.

SWIMMING INSTRUCTION / 3rd SESSION is for children entering Grades 2 to 8 as of September 2018, and "Tiny Tots" ages 1 to 5, and meet Saturdays at the Farmingdale High School Pool, beginning February 16, 2019. There are a total of eight (8) sessions. Session times for grades 2 to 8 are 10 AM, 11 AM or 12 Noon, each lasting one hour. Tiny Tots session is from 9 AM to 9:40 AM, lasting a total of 40 minutes. Children Grades 2 to 8 must be a minimum of 48 inches in height. Tiny Tots must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian in the pool at all times.

Registration: is Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Farmingdale High School Pool. Registration time is from 10 AM to 1 PM; $50 registration fee per child is required.

Swim/Splash Session Dates: Feburary 16th; March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th; and April 6th, 13th.

SPLASH SWIM / 1ST SESSION is for children entering Grades 2 to 12 as of September 2018, and meet Saturdays at the Farmingdale High School Pool, beginning September 22, 2018. From 1-2 pm: SPLASH - Safety and basic fundamentals of swimming for special needs youths. There are a total of eight (8) sessions. From 2-3 pm O’SPLASH - New York State Special Olympic Swim Team. Focus on technique and development of all strokes (Fly, Back, Breast and Free). There are a total of eight (8) sessions. Children must be a minimum of 48 inches in height.

Registration: is Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Farmingdale High School Pool. Registration time is from 1 PM to 2 PM; $50 registration fee per child is required.

SPLASH SWIM / 2ND SESSION is for children entering Grades 2 to 12 as of September 2018, and meet Saturdays at the Farmingdale High School Pool, beginning December 8, 2018. From 1-2 pm: SPLASH - Safety and basic fundamentals of swimming for special needs youths. There are a total of eight (8) sessions. From 2-3 pm O’SPLASH - New York State Special Olympic Swim Team. Focus on technique and development of all strokes (Fly, Back, Breast and Free). There are a total of eight (8) sessions. Children must be a minimum of 48 inches in height.

Registration: is Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Farmingdale High School Pool. Registration time is from 1 PM to 2 PM; $50 registration fee per child is required.

SPLASH SWIM / 3RD SESSION is for children entering Grades 2 to 12 as of September 2018, and meet Saturdays at the Farmingdale High School Pool, beginning February 9, 2019. From 1-2 pm: SPLASH - Safety and basic fundamentals of swimming for special needs youths. There are a total of eight (8) sessions. From 2-3 pm O’SPLASH - New York State Special Olympic Swim Team. Focus on technique and development of all strokes (Fly, Back, Breast and Free). There are a total of eight (8) sessions. Children must be a minimum of 48 inches in height.

Registration: is Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Farmingdale High School Pool. Registration time is from 1 PM to 2 PM; $50 registration fee per child is required.

CLICK LINKS BELOW TO PRINT CULTURAL ARTS PROGRAM, SIDES 1 & 2 ON LEGAL SIZE PAPER, 8 1/2" x 14" PDF FORMAT.



CULTURAL ARTS / 1ST SESSION (FALL) * is for children entering Grades Pre-K to 12 as of September 2018, and meet Saturdays at the Woodward School, beginning September 22, 2018. There are a total of nine (9) classes. Class times may vary. A parent or legal guardian of a Pre-K registrant must submit the required Pre-K Registration Form to the FYC Office no later than September 12, 2018!

Registration: is Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Woodward School. Registration time is from 9 AM to 12 Noon; Registration fee varies. More information to be distributed separately.

CULTURAL ARTS / 2ND SESSION (WINTER) * is for children entering Grades Pre-K to 12 as of September 2018, and meet Saturdays at the Woodward Parkway School, beginning January 5, 2019. There are a total of nine (9) classes. Class times may vary. A parent or legal guardian of a Pre-K registrant must submit the required Pre-K Registration Form.

Registration: is Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the Woodward Parkway School. Registration time is from 9 AM to 12 Noon; Registration fee varies. Classes begin on January 5, 2019. More information to be distributed separately.

*CULTURAL ARTS / PRE-KINDERGARTEN ONLY! Pre-K Cultural Arts are for children entering Kindergarten as of September 2019 for the Fall Session, and as of September 2019 for the Winter Session. Class size is limited so return the REQUIRED registration form below along with a check payable to "Farmingdale Youth Council, Inc." as soon as possible. Program fee for 9 sessions is $85. All registration forms and fees must be received in our office no later than September 12, 2018 for the Fall Session. Room assignments will be given at the first session. If you have any questions, please call 516-694-0916.

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GYMNASTICS / 1ST SESSION is for children entering Grades 1 to 8 as of September 2018, and meet at the Woodward Parkway School Gymnasium, beginning September 27, 2018.

FIRST MEETING: Thursday, September 27, 2018

MEETING DAYS: Tuesday and Thursday Evenings

MEETING TIMES: 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

TUESDAY MEETING DATES: October 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th; and November 13th, 20th, 27th.

THURSDAY MEETING DATES:September 27th; October 4th, 11th; November 8th, 15th, 29th; and December 13th, 20th.

REGISTRATION DATE: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Woodward Parkway School Gymnasium.

REGISTRATION FEE: $120.00 for combined Tuesday and Thursday Classes; $60.00 for either Tuesday or Thursday only. Registration fee per child is required.

PLEASE NOTE: All dates are subject to change. Please have your child bring a snack and dress in proper gym attire.

GYMNASTICS / 2ND SESSION is for children entering Grades 1 to 8 as of September 2018, and meet at the Woodward Parkway School Gymnasium, beginning Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

FIRST MEETING: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

MEETING DAYS: Tuesday and Thursday Evenings

MEETING TIMES: 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM


TUESDAY MEETING DATES: January 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th; February 5th, 12th, 26th; and March 5th.

THURSDAY MEETING DATES: January 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st; February 7th, 14th, 28th; and March 14th.

REGISTRATION DATE: Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Woodward Parkway School Gymnasium.

REGISTRATION FEE: $120.00 for combined Tuesday and Thursday Classes; $60.00 for either Tuesday or Thursday only. Registration fee per child is required.

PLEASE NOTE: All dates are subject to change. Please have your child bring a snack and dress in proper gym attire.


WRESTLING PROGRAM is for children entering Kindergarten through Grade 8 as of September 2018, and meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning January 3, 2019 in the Wrestling Room at the Farmingdale High School.

FIRST MEETING: Thursday, January 3, 2019

MEETING DAYS: Tuesday and Thursday Evenings

MEETING TIMES: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

TUESDAY MEETING DATES: January 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th; and February 5th, 12th, 26th.

THURSDAY MEETING DATES: January 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st; and February 7th, 14th, 28th.

REGISTRATION DATE: Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Wrestling Room at the Farmingdale High School.

REGISTRATION FEE: $45.00 registration fee per child is required.

PLEASE NOTE: Wearing a white tee shirt is recommended.

WINTER ELEMENTARY RECREATION* is for children entering Grades 1 through 8 as of September 2018, and meets weekly from November 3, 2018 through mid-March 2019.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS ACTIVITY IS OFFERED ONLY BY THE FOLLOWING TWO SCHOOLS!

SALTZMAN MEMORIAL SCHOOL November 3, 2018; 9 AM - 12 Noon

WOODWARD PARKWAY SCHOOL November 3, 2018; 12 Noon - 3 PM

REGISTRATION: November 3, 2018, date of first class at the respective school; $45.00 registration fee per child is required.

A varied program of recreational activities including quiet games, basketball, whiffle ball, kick ball, arts and crafts will be offered.

TEEN RECREATION PROGRAM is for children entering grades 6, 7 and 8 as of September 2018, which meets on alternate Friday nights from September 21, 2018 through February 15, 2019 at the HOWITT WEST SCHOOL GYMNASIUM AND CAFETERIA from 7 PM to 9 PM.

Activities for this program include: volleyball, basketball, ping-pong, bumper pool, knock hockey, and a variety of popular board games supervised by a qualified staff. Participants must be enrolled in the Farmingdale School District.

Parent or legal guardian MUST BE PRESENT in order to register. Participants must wear sneakers and leave all valuables at home. Farmingdale Youth Council cannot be held responsible for cell phones, Ipods, pocketbooks, electronics, etc. No participant will be permitted to leave prior to dismissal, unless signed out by a parent or legal guardian. No participant will be allowed to walk home. Participants must be dropped off and picked up at the Howitt School. Only the entrance located under the bridge connecting the east and west buildings is to be used. PLEASE BE PROMPT!

REGISTRATION: Friday, September 21, 2018, date of first class at the Howitt West School; $45.00 registration fee per child is required.

Please note: If you have any questions, please contact the Farmingdale Youth Council Recreation Office at 516-694-0916.

SEWING CLASSES is for children entering Grades 4 through 8 as of September 2018, and meets weekly beginning Saturday, November 17, 2018 in Howitt Middle School (East Building).

FIRST MEETING: Saturday, November 17, 2018

MEETING TIMES: 12 Noon - 2:30 PM; and only if 2nd class needed, 9 AM - 11:30 AM

FASHION SHOW: Friday, 12 Noon, March 16, 2019

REGISTRATION DATE: Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 12 Noon - 2:30 PM in the Howitt Middle School (East Building).

REGISTRATION FEE: $40.00; Classes are limited to 30 students.

TENNIS INSTRUCTION For boys and girls entering Grades 3 to 8 as of September 2018 held at Allen Park. Instruction for beginners and intermediates.

FIRST MEETING: April 6, 2019 at 10 AM at Allen Park. Sneakers and rackets are required. Please bring a donation of one can of new tennis balls.

REGISTRATION: at Farmingdale High School at the entrance by the Girls Gym, Saturday, March 30, 2019, 9 AM to Noon.

REGISTRATION FEE: $45 registration fee per child is required.

MEETING TIMES: Grades 3-4 10 AM to 11:30 AM; Grades 5-8 11:30 AM to 1 PM.



PLEASE NOTE: Farmingdale Youth Council Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:30 PM in the Howitt
School Board Room. All parents and taxpayers residing in the Farmingdale School District are welcome to attend and participate.




ALL SCHEDULED DATES LISTED ON THIS WEBSITE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE!


CONTACT FYC 516-694-0916 FOR SCHEDULED UPDATES OR IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.



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