SPRING ACTIVITIES GUIDE
It’s time to THINK SPRING! Discover fun activities for children of all ages. Register for upcoming sessions starting in March! From family-friendly fitness to rowing, cooking and step dancing, there’s something for everyone.
The Darien YMCA is a welcoming place where you can belong; where you can become healthy and strong for yourself, for your family, for the community! With activities for everyone, no matter your age or ability, the Darien YMCA is a place for the entire family. Find your favorite activity today.
Spring Sessions Start 3/15.
Check out the Brochure HERE.
Get your kids out of the house and moving again with Irish Dance!
New beginner classes starting in March.
Please email email@example.com for details! Strict Covid protocols in place since June have kept us operating safely throughout the pandemic! Come discover the fun, fitness and friendships that make Irish dance the perfect outlet for you child—Irish roots not required.
Learn to Row at Maritime Rowing Club in Norwalk!
DATES: Spring program, March 22 – May 29
AGES: Elementary, Middle School and High School
Session 1: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:00-5:30 PM
Session 2: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Session 3: Tuesday, Thursday 4:00 – 5:30 PM, Saturday 12:30-2 PM
Session 4: Tuesday, Thursday 5:30 – 7:00 PM, Saturday 12:30-2 PM
Session 5: Saturday, Sunday 12:30-2:00 PM
No experience necessary, all skills levels are welcome! Sessions are outdoors, group size is limited, and all participants learn to row in single-person boats. Emphasis is on water safety and rowing basics both on and off the water while improving strength, fitness, flexibility, mental toughness, and discipline.
Make new friends, enjoy being outdoors, and be part of a great team!
REGISTRATION IS OPEN ONLINE
NEW CANAAN YMCA
This spring, a variety of programs and activities are offered for all ages to reengage, rediscover, and reconnect at the Y. All programs have been adapted in accordance with CDC and State health protocols.
For youth, there are many options for ages 3+, ranging from bouncing bears gymnastics, sports, recreation, wellness, swim lessons and more. The Y also offers adapted, specialized social, recreational, and wellness programs for children, teens, and young adults with special needs. For ages 15+, there are group fitness classes free to members, personal and small group training, pilates apparatus, virtual and in-person chair classes for active older adults, and more.
The New Canaan YMCA also provides its own Virtual Y, a livestreaming and video-on-demand platform for members to participate in live and recorded workouts from home. Members can choose from their favorites including bootcamp, conditioning, cycling, pilates, yoga, and more; with new classes added weekly. Nutritional counseling is also available at the Y and virtually to help individuals find a balance with foods that will provide their body with the nutrients it needs for optimal health.
NEW CANAAN NATURE CENTER
We are excited to introduce a Sustainable STEAM program this summer.
Come and explore what you can do to help the environment thrive as we build our Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) skills. Children will be meeting daily with our Handwork Specialist to complete projects such as sewing, carving, knitting, felting, natural dying and much much more.
We are excited to offer engineering and land stewardship projects for the full day classes!
urSwim is an elite on-site swim school that exclusively teaches at our client’s location. All of our instructors are American Red Cross lifeguards with certifications in CPR and First Aid with teaching and/or competitive swim experience. Lessons are scheduled at the convenience of our swimmers. We teach all ages from 18 months – 108 years old starting Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day weekend.
The Darien Library offers multiple spring activities for children. Events include:
Food Explorers: Southwest Taquitos Ages 7 to 12.
Food Explorers: Fruit Scones Ages 7 to 12.
Food Explorers: Stacked Sweet Potato Fries Ages 7 to 12.
Children’s Theatre Workshop: The Umbrella Ages 5 to 9.
Children’s Theatre Workshop: The Day the Crayons Quit Ages 5 to 9.
Little Artists: Bees! Ages 3 to 6.
Stories with Miss Sam: Spring! Ages 6 to 8.
Check out New Canaan Library and find a wealth of free activities your children will enjoy. There are classes on everything from coding and cooking to chess. You’ll find great STEM programs, Storytimes and more. Do your kids like art? From high tech to low tech, the library offers something crafty for all ages. Check out the Events Calendar to join some fun virtual programs.
COMING SOON: Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson is virtually coming on Tuesday March 30th at 7 PM. Event can be found HERE!