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Aqua Zumba

Once a month on Saturdays at the Beacon High School Pool

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Splash of Confidence

Swimming Lessons at Beacon High School

Brought to you by Beacon Recreation & YMCA of Middletown

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After School Program

Program sessions will be 10 weeks. Each day of the week will have a different theme.

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Multi Sport Camp 2017

Multi Sport Camp 2017

A multi-sport camp for grades 4th to 8th, designed to provide children an opportunity to develop good character, learn valuable life skills, discover new interests, and make new friends. 

Tennis Camp 2017

Our Tennis Camp with Coach Ryley returns this summer. Classes will be designed to meet the needs of the individual group. Groups will be determined based on age and experience. Instruction will include everything from basic strokes and rules for beginners, to match play and strategy for more advanced players. No experience is necessary.
Week 1 June 26-30
Week 2 July 10-14

Wilderness First Aid

Beacon Recreation is pleased to host Prime Paddlesports SOLO Wilderness First Aid Course at the Settlement Camp Park. Cost per person is $175. April 24-28, 2017- 6:30 PM-9:30 PM. For more information click here.

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Introducing Dance Xross Fitness

For Boomers & Beginners! With Licensed DXF Coach Meg! Come #MIXITUP for only $3
Wednesdays at 2:30PM Starting in November!
Beacon Community Center
23 W. Center Street Beacon, NY

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Zumba Gold with Meg Foster

For boomers, seniors & beginners!

Mondays 8:15 am to 9:00 am
Join us at the Recreation Center

23 West Center Street
$3 per class.

Perfect For Active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba®class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. How It Works The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba®choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Come ready to sweat, and prepare to leave empowered and feeling strong. Benefits Class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance!
Call Meg 845-656-0530 for more information.

Help Wanted

After School Program

Who: City of Beacon Recreation
What: Hiring Enthusiastic People
When: Ongoing
Where: 23 West Center Street, Beacon, NY
Why: To Enrich the lives of Beacon's K-5 Students
How: Download the Recreation Department Applications here or stop by the Recreation Center

Hours of employment are 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Monday - Friday when school is in session. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age & pass a criminal background check. If you have any questions, please call: 845-765-2470


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Imagination Playground Block Party

The large, foam Imagination Playground blocks encourage unstructured, child-directed free play while allowing children's imaginations to run wild.

Where: Beacon Recreation Center (Gym): 23 West Center Street
When: Mondays 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Who: Children up to age 4, accompanied by an adult (older siblings welcome with the understanding this is a play time geard towards young children)

Wee Play: Lori Mehrige, Director of Events  -


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Community Tai-Chi

Intro to Tai Chi
Sunday Mornings
9:00am to 10:30am
Beacon Recreation Center
23 West Center Street
Fee $25

This 8-week course teaches the first eight movements of the Yang family Tai Chi form. The class will cover warm-ups, stretching, silk reeling exercises, and energy work. Instructors Michael Sibilia and Marc Sabin.

Winter Adventures

February 16 UPDATE-Program Full

The Beacon Public schools are closed on Friday, February 17th. The City of Beacon After School Program is offering a full day of winter themed activities at the Rec Center located at 23 West Center Street. Join us for a day of fun and educational games, and projects that focus on snow and the season.

Drop Off – between 8:30 and 9:00 am
Pick Up - between 3:00 and 3:30 pm
From 9:00 am to 3:00 pm? FUN!

$25.00 if the child is currently enrolled in our 3rd session
$40.00 for all others
Children must bring their own lunch. Snack will be provided
Registration and waiver must be signed the day of program
For more information or to reserve a space for your child please contact Nate or Heidi at: 845-765-2470

Registration form click here

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Learn to Ski or Snowboard

Beacon Recreation has partnered with Thunder Ridge to offer Beacon residents six deeply discounted ski or snowboard classes. Lessons are for skiers and snowboarders, ages 6 to 60 (first grade and up). Pricing includes all six classes! To take advantage of this program you MUST register through the Recreation Department by contacting Nate Smith at or calling 845-765-2470.