Upcoming Events

Thursday, 7/27/2017, 2:00 PM
Free Vascular Ultrasound Screening
Clifton Health Dept., 900 Clifton Ave., 2nd Floor

Thursday, 7/27/2017, 5:00 PM
Concert and Farmers' Marketplace in the Park
Wilmore Road Park

Thursday, 7/27/2017, 7:00 PM
Young Writers Workshop
Little Falls Public Library, 8 Warren St.

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Recreation Center
Programs are held at the Recreation Center unless otherwise indicated.


The Recreation Center is located at 160 Paterson Avenue and is normally open Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 8:30 PM. There could be variations in the schedule due to cancellations, or changes in the sports, classes, programs, that are scheduled at the building. Weekend, hours will also vary at the Recreation Center.

The Civic Center is located at 19 Warren Street and is normally open from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM for the senior citizen social clubs that meet weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays. However, this can vary if there is a cancellation of a meeting. As for other hours, evenings, and weekends, the Civic Center is open on an “as needed” basis.

For more information regarding any of the Little Falls Recreation Programs, Please call (973) 256-3884.



The class helps the children gain comprehensive skills that are the foundation of reading, reasoning skills, social & emotional skills which are essential for school readiness. They will engage in physical activities that help to improve fine and gross motor skills, and participate in activities that spark creativity and provide inspiration. This class is encouraged for children 1-3 years old.

Classes will resume in September 2017.



Every Monday at Little Falls School #1, starting September 14th. The time is 7:30 – 9:30 PM. There is a one time $5.00 fee. For more information, please contact Caroline Bifalco at (973) 812-1837.


Isshinryu Karate/Kobudo is good, clean, complete, life training system for people young and old that know what they want”.  Be the first 20 participants to sign up in February & March 2017, and receive a free uniform and belt!  Classes are Saturdays, 12:30 AM – 1:30 PM. (Please arrive no later than 12:15 PM, class will begin promptly at 12:30 PM.) Classes are held at the Little Falls Recreation Center, 160 Paterson Avenue, Little Falls. For more information please call: (203) 508-3649, email: isshinryuselfdefense@live.com. For free on line training, log on to: www.focusonyourbody.webs.com.


Karate helps your child improve concentration, increase self-discipline, build confidence, learn responsibility, and practice respect.  Register NOW for the 2017 Winter/Spring Season Karate for Kids program.  Try a class for free!  Karate for Kids classes are held every Monday & Thursday evening from 6:00 – 7:00 PM. Classes are held on the 2nd floor of the Little Falls Recreation Center, 160 Paterson Avenue, Little Falls.  For more information, call Sensei Carlos Olivares at: (203) 508-3649, email: isshinryuselfdefense@live.com. For free online training, log on to: www.focusonyourbody.webs.com.


Wednesday, 3:45 to 4:45 Pm for grades 5th to 8th and 4:45 to 5:45 PM for grades Kindergarten to 4th.
Thursdays, 4:00 to 5:00 PM for ages 7 to 11 years old, & 5:00 to 6:00 for ages 11 & older.
Basketball training programs stress fundamentals, proper technique, practice drill, game situations, & scrimmages. For more information please contact instructor, Bill Maranz at 973-571-0864, or visit their web-site at www.njbasketballacademy.com.


This class will explore some of the benefits of music which include improving early literacy skills, quantitative skills, social & emotional skills, physical skills, and skills in creativity. The class includes musical games, instrument play, singing, free play, and dance. The curriculum for the class will be based off of the award winning Musicplay curriculum for Kindergarten. This is a 45 minute class, for children 3-5 years old, and will be held every Tuesday starting Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 6:15 PM. The cost is $80 for 8 weeks, and will be held at the Little Falls Recreation Center, 160 Paterson Ave, Little Falls.

For more information, please call the Little Falls Recreation Center, at (973) 256-3884.



“Fit 4 You” is a fitness class for senior citizens. It is held every Wednesday at the Little Falls Recreation Center, 160 Paterson Avenue, in Little Falls. The class is held in our gymnasium from 1:00 to 1:45 PM. The cost is $3.00 per class, and out-of-towners are welcome. You can improve your range of motion, balance, and strength, with interactive programs set to fun and music. For more information, please call Little Falls Recreation at (973) 256-3884.


The Rec Center is hosting fencing classes given by the National Fencing Alliance (NFA) on Fridays from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, and Saturdays from 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon.

NFA is an official NJ fencing club member of the United States Fencing Association, (USFA), and the New Jersey Fencing Division, (NJ USFA). The professional coaching staff, under Maestro Trudnos, train and teach kids, youth, high school, and adult students, the art of fencing, and prepare them for competition at the local, NJ State Championship, Junior Olympics, USA Summer National Championships, as well as Fencing World Cups.

To receive a fencing registration form by email, please call:  Maestro Trudnos, NFA Fencing Head Coach, at (973) 823-1764, or send an email to: mark@nationalfencing.com.


The US Sports Institute offers Spring, Summer, and Fall Multi Sports & Tennis classes and camps. For more information please visit USsportsInstitute.com, or call (866) 345-BALL.


Beginner bridge instruction and play is being offered at the Little Falls Civic Center, 19 Warren Street, Little Falls. Join the Little Falls Bridge Club for “once a month” beginner bridge instruction and play. There is no cost to participate, and play is open to anyone who would like a “hands on” beginner bridge lesson. No previous experience is necessary, but card sense is helpful. The Bridge Club meets from 12:30 to 3:00 PM on the last Wednesday of each month.

For more information, please email lf.bridge.club@gmail.com, or call (973) 256-3884.


Come and experience the numerous benefits of a Vinyasa Yoga practice at the Little Falls Rec Center! Increase your flexibility, balance and strength while you relieve stress and relax the body and mind. A Vinyasa Yoga class is a “flow” yoga class, connecting breath to movement. This is an all-levels class. No prior yoga experience is required and all levels are welcome. Please be sure to bring a yoga mat.

Classes are held on Tuesdays from 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM and Thursdays from 7:15 - 8:30 PM at the Little Falls Recreation Center located at 160 Paterson Avenue, Little Falls. In addition to the evening classes, we are now offering an additional yoga class on Wednesdays, 9:15 AM to 10:30 AM. The cost is $10 per class.

Out-of-towners are welcome! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Little Falls Rec Center at 973-256-3884 or Stacey Myers-Smith, RYT-200 at RYTnamaste@gmail.com.


Chair Yoga is for all ages and abilities, and provides the same benefits of a traditional yoga practice. It is ideal for those who cannot get down on the floor easily, have issues with balance, have suffered from injuries, work at a desk, or travel often. This yoga practice can increase strength, flexibility, range of motion, and reduce stress. Certified yoga instructor, Taryn Lagonigro will lead you in a series of poses to strengthen and stretch your whole body, while utilizing a chair. Classes are $3.00 per class, and are held on Fridays, 12:00 – 12:45 PM, at the Little Falls Recreation Center, 160 Paterson Avenue, Little Falls, (973) 256-3884.


Learn the flowing, graceful movements of Tai chi chuan. Tai chi has shown to reduce blood pressure, improve balance and even build brain size! Tai chi looks like slow motion Kung Fu but most people use it as a moving meditation to reduce stress and tension while improving flexibility, leg strength and the flow of “Qi” or life force.

Thursdays, 11 am - 12 noon - Mixed level Tai Chi, open to beginners

Classes are ongoing. Check Gary's website for Summer schedule, www.relaxrenew.com, cell - (862) 208-9702.
Location: Little Falls Recreation Building, 160 Paterson Ave., Little Falls
Fee: $6 per class, $3 for those 60 and older.
Mr. McCabe has over 25 years experience teaching Tai chi chuan.


Join us in a Qigong (pronounced “Chee Gung”) class consisting of simple stretching, range of motion, mindful movements, breathing exercises and a brief stress reducing meditation. Self healing techniques and key acupressure points are included. Qigong is easier than Tai Chi Chuan because there are no linked movements to memorize in this style. Each exercise is easy to do and not strenuous. Qigong trains your mind as well as your body; relieving stress while building balanced energy.

Tuesdays, 11:00 AM – 12:00 noon
Thursdays, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Everyone is welcome

Little Falls Recreation Building
160 Paterson Avenue, Little Falls
Fee: $6 per class, those 60 and over, $3.

Instructor: Gary McCabe is Internationally Certified in Qigong and has been teaching Qigong for over 15 years.
Website: www.relaxrenew.com, cell 862-208-9702


The Little Falls Recreation Center is starting a Zumba Gold class. Zumba Gold is a series of exciting Latin and international dance rhythms, such as Megengue, Cha Cha, Cumbia, Mambo and Tango which have been incorporated into an invigorating Latin-inspired dance fitness program designed for active adults.

This Fall, classes will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM at the Recreation Center, 160 Paterson Avenue in Little Falls. Senior citizens pay only $3.00 per class, and out-of-towners are welcome. Terri, our Line Dancing instructor, will teach the class. For more information, please call the Little Falls Recreation Center at (973) 256-3884.


Zumba Tone is also being offered at the Little Falls Recreation Center. The class instructor is Karin Rodriguez. The class is on Saturdays at 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM.

For more information, please call Little Falls Recreation at (973) 256-3884.


This class is taught by Karin Rodriguez at the Little Falls Recreation Center. Class times are Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:30 pm. The fee is $5.00 per class. For more information, please call the Little Falls Recreation Center at (973)256-3884. This is a more robust class.


Line Dancing is held every Monday at the Little Falls Recreation Center, 160 Paterson Avenue in Little Falls. The class is from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, and just $3.00 a class. Out-of-towners are welcome. This class offers great fun and socialization, with a modern beat. No partners are needed. Our class is taught by our veteran dance instructor Terri. For more information, please call Little Falls Recreation, at (973) 256-3884.


Directory

Recreation Director
John Pace
Phone: 973-256-3884
E-mail: jpace@lfnj.com
Assistant Director
Nadine Heinis
E-mail: nheinis@lfnj.com

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