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Recreation Programs



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Programs for Parents and Toddlers

Preschool Programs

Youth Programs

Tween and Teen Programs

Adult Programs and Fitness Activities


Programs for Parents and Toddlers

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310306. Ballet, Tap & Tumbling

Location: Grand Jete' Academie of Dance, Netcong
Cost: $82.00
Length of Program: 8 weeks Tue, Wed OR Sat. Oct 17 - Dec 8 (no class Nov 25)
Instructor: Joanne Rameriez

Ballet Tap and Tumbling

Children ages 3 - 4 learn beginning ballet, tap and tumbling.  Children should bring ballet and tap shoes and wear a leotard and tights.  Parents are expected to stay at the studio, but will not participate in the class.

A1. Tuesdays 9:30 - 10:30 Ages 3 - 4
A2. Wednesdays 9:30 - 10:30 Ages 3 - 4
A3. Saturdays 9:30 - 10:30 Ages 3 - 4

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Preschool Programs

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320306. Ballet Tap and Tumbling

Location: Grand Jete' Dance Studio, Netcong
Cost: $82.00
Length of Program: 8 weeks Oct 16 - Dec8
Instructor: Joanne Rameriez

Ballet Tap and Tumbling

 

Children ages 4 - 5 learn basic ballet, tap and tumbling. Children should bring ballet and tap shoes to class and wear leotards and tights. Parents are expected to remain in the studio, but not participate in class.

A1. Mon 4:00 - 5:00 Ages 4 - 5
A2. Tue 10:30 - 11:30 Ages 4 - 5
A3. Wed 10:30 - 11:30 Ages 4 - 5
A4. Sat 10:30 - 11:30 Ages 4 - 5

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Youth Programs

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330606. Karate

Location: Isshinryu Traditional Karate Do, 106 Route 183, Stanhope
Cost: $82.00
Length of Program: 8 Tuesdays October 17 - Dec 5
Instructor: Sensi Scott La Pelusa

The benefits of training include not only being able to protect yourself, but also being physically fit and self confident.  Movements follow natural body movements.  Everyone learns at a different speed and there is no pressure to advance further than your own ability allows.

A1. Session I 5 - 8 years 6:00 - 6:45
A2. Session II 8 - 12 years 6:45 - 7:30

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330309. Afternoon Advantage Healthy Foods

Location: Byram Intermediate School Home Ec Room
Cost: $27 for 5 weeks
Length of Program: 5 Mondays, Oct 16 - Nov 20 No class Nov 6
Instructor: Catherine Sebastian & David Mercado, Ronetco Shoprite Dieticians

Learn to identify and prepare a variety of simple healthy snacks in each of the food groups that you can recreate later at home to share with your family. Then enjoy the snack you made with your friends! All supplies are provided. Please note if your child has allergies.

Healthy Foods is part of the Afternoon Advantage series where children are dismissed from school to the STEAM (Old Library) room and then walk across to the Home Economics Room at the Intermediate School. Each class runs from 3:30 - 4:30 pm.

Parents must write a note to the child's classroom teacher allowing their child to be dismissed to the Advantage class for the entire session. STUDENTS WHO DO NOT HAVE A NOTE OR EMAIL ON FILE IN THE SCHOOL OFFICE PRIOR TO THE START OF THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS WILL BE SENT HOME ON THE BUS.

Parents must come into the Home Economics Room to sign their child out at the end of class.

A1. Mondays Oct 16 - Nov 20

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330302. Afternoon Advantage Young Rembrandts Drawing

Location: Byram Lakes School Art Room
Cost: $37
Length of Program: 5 Fridays ( No class Nov 10 or Nov 24)
Instructor: Linda Freedman, Young Rembrandts

Afternoon Advantage Young Rembrandts Drawing All materials will be provided.

Art does more than simply delight the eye and cultivate creativity. Research shows a strong correlation between involvement in the arts and achievement in the classroom. Young Rembrandts Drawing teaches drawing with a see-touch-do method that all kids can succeed with, learn from, and love. Watch your child reach a brand new level of confidence with this engaging, award-winning program. Students can expect a new and exciting lesson each week, improved core art skills, and to have fun. Parents can expect to see increased attention to detail, improved fine motor skills, discipline, persistence, and patience.

The drawing classes are part of the Afternoon Advantage program where children will be dismissed from school directly to their Afternoon Advantage class.  Parents must write a note to the child's classroom teacher allowing their child to be dismissed to the Advantage class. Students who do not have a note or email on file in the school office prior to the first day of class will be sent home on the bus. Students will be called down to the Lakes STEAM (old Library) room after school and will be walked across to the Intermediate School. The class will be held in the Home Economics Room. Each class begins directly after school with the class from 3:30 - 4:30. Parents must come to the Home Economics room to sign their children out at the end of the class.

Grades K - 4

 

A1. Fridays October 20 - Dec 1

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330203. Afternoon Advantage Yoga

Location: Byram Lakes School
Cost: $27
Length of Program: 5 Tuesdays (no class Nov 7)
Instructor: Tristina D'Amico

Yoga for grades K - 4 is an active and engaging, game-driven child's yoga class that gets kids moving, stretching and giggling, all while imprinting in them the core elements of yoga.  The children will be called to the Lakes STEAM (old library) room at the end of the day and then walked over to the Intermediate School Opens Space area for the class.

If you have a yoga or other exercise mat, bring it. All other supplies will be provided. 

These yoga classes are part of the Afternoon Advantage program where children will be dismissed from school directly to their Afternoon Advantage class.  Parents will need to write a note to the child's classroom teacher allowing their child to be dismissed to the Advantage class. IF A CHILD DOES NOT HAVE A PARENT NOTE IN THE SCHOOL OFFICE PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS, THE CHILD WILL BE SENT HOME ON THE BUS.  Each class begins directly after school from 3:30 - 4:30.  Parents must come to into the Intermediate School Open Space room at 4:30 to sign their children out at the end of the class.

A1. Tuesdays Oct 17 - Nov 21

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330306. Ballet and Tap Dance

Location: Grand Jete Academie of Dance
Cost: $82.00
Length of Program: 8 weeks - Mondays Oct 16 - Dec 4
Instructor: Joanne Ramirez

Ballerina children dancer sitting on white Stock Photo - 10493995Beginner Tap and Jazz

Children ages 7 - 9 will learn beginner tap and jazz dance.  Children should bring appropriate shoes and wear leotard and tights to class.

A1. Mondays 7 - 9 year old Beginner Tap/Jazz 6:00 - 7:00
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330303. Ballet and Tap

Location: Grand Jete' Academie of Dance, Netcong
Cost: $82.00
Length of Program: 8 weeks Mondays October 16 - Dec 4
Instructor: Joanne Ramierz

    Ballet and Tap 

Children ages 5 - 6 will learn beginning ballet and tap dance skills.  Children should bring ballet and tap shoes and wear a leotard and tights.

A1. Ages 5 - 6 Mondays 5:00 - 6:00

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Tween and Teen Programs

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470601. Ski and Snowboard Club - High School

Location: Mountain Creek
Length of Program: 6 Wednesdays, Jan 3 - Feb 7 (Snow Date Feb 14, 21)
Instructor: Bob Cooper

Bus transportation leaves from the high school at approximately 4:00 pm and at 4:15 pm from Byram Intermediate School and travels to Mountain Creek for 6 evenings of skiing or boarding. Bus returns to Byram Intermediate School only at 9:00 pm. Skiers/Boarders have the option to bring or rent equipment. Season passes, 6-week lift tickets, rentals and meal vouchers are available through Mountain Creek.  Skiers and boarders are expected to take at least one lesson although lessons are included with their lift ticket for all 6 weeks. NJ State Law requires that everyone under age 18 wear a helmet while on the slopes.  Information and registration forms for the bus trips is available in the High School Office and the Byram Recreation Dept. 

To obtain a Mountain Creek All-Access Pass (season pass), 6-week pass, rentals, and meal vouchers go to www.Mountaincreek.com/membersignup. The log-on for members is 5wgk70142 and the password is LenapeValley.  Please note that the letters are case sensitive. 

High school students, families and their friends may sign up for the club and receive All-Access passes at club member prices whether or not they choose to ride the bus to Mountain Creek and Camelback on Wednesdays. This must be completed by Nov 27.

Bus transportation for all 6 weeks are available by filling out paperwork located in the High School office or at Byram Recreation, 10 Mansfield Dr. Stanhope, NJ 07874 or online. Go to the Byram Township home page and click on "Online Recreation Registration". All paperwork, even if you registered online, must be returned to Byram Recreation by Nov 27.

For online registration: www.byramtwp.org. Once you are on the web page for Online Registration you need to log in. If you have registered for programs through Byram Recreation, you may call 973-347-2500 X 160 or email jmeisner@byramtwp for your current log on and password. Otherwise, you may need to create a new account. You will be listed as a non-Byram resident until you call or email the Recreation office asking to have this feature changed. After you are logged on, either go to the top and select 'Search and Shop' or click on the picture for the appropriate age group. Locate the program you wish to register for, click through which household members are being registered and fill out the payment information when checking out. Note: you must know your bank routing number for EFT payments.

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340305. Tap Dance

Location: Grand Jete' Academie of Dance, Netcong
Cost: $82.00
Length of Program: 8 Thursdays October 19 - December 7
Instructor: Joanne Ramirez

Tap Dance

Students ages 10-13 will learn basic tap techniques.  Students should bring tap shoes to class.

 

A1. Ages 10 - 13 Thursdays 5:30 - 6:30 pm Beginning Tap

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440402. Ski and Snowboard Club - Intermediate School

Location: Mountain Creek
Length of Program: 6 Wednesdays, Jan 3 - Feb 7 (snow date Feb 14. 21)
Instructor: Steve Tironi, John Church

Grades 6 - 8. Bus transportation leaves from the Byram Intermediate School on Wednesdays after school to travel to Mountain Creek for 6 weeks of skiing/boarding. Skiers/Boarders may bring their equipment to school on the morning of each trip and store it on the stage for the day. Skiers and boarders are expected to take at least one lesson, but lessons are included with their lift ticket for all six weeks at Mountain Creek. New Jersey State Law requires that all skiers/boarders under the age of 18 are required to wear a helmet while on the slopes. Skiers/boarders may purchase an all-access pass (season pass) or a 6-week lift/lesson pass from the Mountain Creek website. Ski and snowboard rentals and meal vouchers are also available through Mountain Creek. Passes, rental equipment and food vouchers are available until Nov 27.

To obtain a Mountain Creek lift ticket, rental or meal vouchers, go to www.mountaincreek.com/membersignup. Log on:5wgn70082 Password: byramschool

Information on signing up for bus transportation to Mountain Creek is available in the Intermediate School office or Byram Recreation Department Office. Registration is also available online on this website. Go back to the homepage and click on "Online Recreation Registration". If you have registered for any Recreation program in the past you have a username and password.  Email jmeisner@byramtwp for your username and password. If you have never registered for a program, you may create a new account. You will be listed as a non-resident until you call the Recreation Office at 973-347-2500 x 160. Note: you must know your bank routing number for EFT payments. Checks and paperwork must be returned to Byram Recreation, 10 Mansfield Drive, Stanhope, NJ 07874 (not the school) by November 27.

 

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Adult Programs and Fitness Activities

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150303. Quilting

Location: Byram Municipal Building Councilroom
Cost: Free
Length of Program: most Saturdays 8:30 am - 12:00 noon
Instructor: Tina Stopa

 Handmade Quilt    Quilting

Bring your own sewing machine and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow quilters.  Projects are selected at previous months meeting.   Project supply lists are available from the facilitator at the meetings.  The group meets most Saturday mornings.

 Each January, once the quilter is established in the program, they must fill in a new registration form and sign the waiver.

 

A1. Most Saturdays 8:30 - 12:00

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550602 . Men’s Basketball

Location: Byram Intermediate School Gymnasium
Cost: Free for the fall
Length of Program: Mon - Thurs 7:00 - 9:00 through early Dec Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:00 - 9:30 in Dec
Instructor: Don Wagenblast

    Men's Basketball

Men play pick up games. No games when schools are closed, during concerts or other special school events. Some dates change. Talk to Facilitator for exact dates and locations that month.

A1. Fall Session Sept 28 - Dec 20

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350601. Rutgers Safety Course for Volunteer Coaches

Location: Byram Municipal Building Council Room
Cost: $35
Length of Program: 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Instructor: Janet Meisner

This class is required of all volunteer coaches who plan on coaching or assisting with youth sport programs. The class addresses the issue of liability for coaches and other topics associated with coaching children's youth sport programs.  All coaches are required to be fingerprinted for a background security check.  Coaches must take a free on-line Concussion Class.

To sign up, fill out the registration portion of the Registration and Medical form on the Parks and Rec page of the Township website and mail or bring to the Recreation office at the Township Hall along with a check or cash for payment.

OR register online by clicking on the link for online registration.  Once you are on the new webpage for Online Registration you need to log in (create an account if necessary). If you or anyone in your family have ever signed up for a recreation program, you have an account. Call (973-347-2500 ex 160) or email (jmeisner@byramtwp.org) the Recreation Dept to have your user name and password emailed to you. Then change your password to something that you will remember. Then after you are logged in, go to the top and select 'Search and Shop', then select 'Activities ' from the drop-down menu.  Afterward, you select the criteria for your search, locate the programs to register for, and click thru which household members are being registered, and fill out the payment information when checking out.  Note: you must know your bank routing number for EFT payments.

 

 

 

A1. Monday Oct 23
A2. Monday Dec 4

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