66 State Street, Building #1, Belchertown, MA 01007
             Telephone: (413) 323-0419
                  Fax: (413) 323-0418

Our Programs
BATON TWIRLING

WHO:   Boys & Girls Age 4 & older Intro to Twirling BEGINNERS

WHEN:  Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:15

SEPT 23, 2014 - JAN 13, 2015
JAN 27, 2015 - MAY 19, 2015 

WHERE:
  Sept.-Dec. OTH,   Jan 6th - March at Swift River,  April-May OTH

COST:  $70.00 per session. Additional fees/fund raising may be required for competition. Information will be provided at a parent meeting scheduled for early in the season.

Participants must have their own baton; batons may be purchased through the instructor.
All twirlers must pull their hair back off of their face (ponytail, etc).
All twirlers must wear sneakers, no flip flops, sandals or bare feet will be accepted. 
For those twirlers competing/performing who miss mandatory practice the week before   
  a competition or performance will not be allowed to perform with their team.

NO Practice Dates:  Nov 11, Dec 30, Feb 17, April 21. Please note that during the months of January thru March baton practices will be held at Swift River Elementary School. During these months, if school is cancelled or dismissed early due to weather, baton is cancelled.


STAFF: Kristi Kupras-Ochs, Coach of the Belchertown Twirlers is a state, regional & national twirling champion. Kristi was the featured twirler not only at Belchertown High School but also at the University of Akron in Ohio. She has a bachelor's degree in Child Development & is currently a preschool teacher at Head Start. Leah Maio, a state & regional champion who has won many national medals and is a senior member of the Belchertown Twirlers will be assisting Kristi.
EXPERIENCED BATON TWIRLERS

WHO: Mondays 4:30 - 8:45

Thursdays 5:30 - 6:15 Twirling Twisters

Thursdays, 6:00 - 6:45 Twirling Stars

Thursdays 6:45 - 7:30 Twirling Revolutions

Thursdays 7:30 - 8:30 Twirling Spirit

WHEN: 
SEPT 4, 2014 - JAN 15, 2015

JAN 22, 2015 - MAY 21, 2015 

WHERE: Sept.-Dec. OTH,   Jan 8th - March at Swift River,  April-May OTH

COST:  $70.00 per session. Additional fees/fund raising may be required for competition. Information will be provided at a parent meeting scheduled for early in the season.

Participants must have their own baton; batons may be purchased through the instructor.
All twirlers must pull their hair back off of their face (ponytail, etc).
All twirlers must wear sneakers, no flip flops, sandals or bare feet will be accepted. 
For those twirlers competing/performing who miss mandatory practice the week before   
  a competition or performance will not be allowed to perform with their team
.

NO Practice Dates:  Nov 27, Dec, 25, Jan 1, Feb 19, April 23. Please note that during the months of January thru March baton practices will be held at Swift River Elementary School. During these months, if school is cancelled or dismissed early due to weather, baton is cancelled.


When scheduled practices are at Swift River: school closes early-baton is cancelled school is closed-baton is cancelled
ADULT BATON TWIRLING
18 YEARS & OLDER
 
WHO:   Individuals 18 years & older

WHEN:
  Tuesdays  6:15-6:45 p.m.

Oct 21, 28, Nov 4, 18 & 25, Dec 2
JAN 6, 13, 20, 27 Feb 3, 10      
        (snowdate: Feb 24)

April 7, 14, 28, May 5, 12, 19    
WHERE:
  Oct-OTH,   Jan-Swift River,  April-OTH

DEADLINE: Sat. Oct 18


COST:  $35.00 per session. An additional fee of $25.00 if you choose to purchase a baton otherwise a baton will be supplied for you to use in class only.
All twirlers must pull their hair back off of their face (ponytail, etc).
All twirlers must wear sneakers, no flip flops, sandals or bare feet will be accepted. 

NO Practice Dates:  Please note that during the months of January and February baton practices will be held at Swift River Elementary School. During these months, if school is cancelled or dismissed early due to weather, baton is cancelled.
Minimum 5


Experienced Twirlers Registration
You must pre-register for this program at the Recreation Dept. with cash/check BEFORE attending class. (All three pages must also be signed.) Keep in mind, some programs have a maximum number of participants and it is on a first come, first serve basis.

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