Press Release: East Providence Recreation announces February recreation center youth programs


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        

January 23, 2023                                                                                


CONTACT INFO. :                                                                                       

Office of the Mayor                                                                                       

Patricia Resende                                                                                             
Dir. of Communications & Project Mgt.                                                          

(401) 435-7500 Ext 11013                                                                                                                                                                   


East Providence Recreation Department Announces February Recreation Center Youth Programs

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI- The city of East Providence Recreation Department will begin to take registrations for February Youth programs beginning January 23, 2023. Registration is required for all programs. Registration can be done online at Fees apply where noted. Participants must obtain a Rec Center membership: 1 Year Ages 6-17, $25.


Preschool Program Offerings:

Kinderdance Ballet: 

Ages 3-5

Tuesdays 5-5:30 PM

Feb. 7, 2023 – Feb. 28, 2023      

$45 per child /per session

Pre-schoolers will enjoy exploring ballet in this lively class. We get these young dancers moving and learning dance steps with fun props, imagery, engaging music and storytelling while also reinforcing early academic skills.

Kindermotion & Tumbling

Ages 3-5


Feb. 7, 2023 – Feb. 28, 2023

5:35- 6:05 PM

$45 per child /per session

This high-energy class for young children is a fitness, tumbling and sports readiness program with a curriculum designed specifically for little ones! Children will have fun using props and pint-size gym equipment as they build strength and coordination and explore creative movement and tumbling.

Youth Program Offerings:

KDCombo Ballet/Tap: 

Ages 6-9


6:10-6:55 PM

Feb. 7, 2023 – Feb. 28, 2023  

 $50 per child /per session

This  fun combination ballet & Tap class teaches dancers teamwork, builds positive self-image and improves learning focus as they master dance fundamentals, and learn proper dance techniques.  

Art Class

Ages 6-9



Feb. 7 - March 21 (no class 2/21) 

$20 per child 

This six-week art class is filled with fun hands-on arts and craft projects. Each week children will work on a different creative project. Space is limited.

Creative Kitchen:

Ages 9-12 PM

Friday 4:30-5:30 PM

February 3- March 3 (no class2/24) 

$20 per child 

This 4-week class is a great way to teach kids how to make their own after-school snacks at home. (This is not a peanut-free program)  Space is limited.

Teen Pick-up Basketball

Ages 12-17

Thursday 6:30-8:30 PM

January 5, 2023 - April 6, 2023

 Held at Riverside Middle School. 170 Forbes St. (If the school is closed, Teen Basketball is canceled for the night.) This is a free program but, registration is required. Join us for a night of recreational basketball.  No referees, no standings, just honor calls and good sportsmanship. Different teams are formed each night.

School Vacation Day Camp:  Day camp is offered at the recreation center from 9 am-5 pm during school vacation for youth members 6-12. (Excludes holidays)  Activities include games, sports, arts & crafts, field trips and special themed events. Space is limited and pre-registration is required, Fee is $12 per day per child. February Day Camp: Feb. 21, 22, 23& 24


For more information please call the Recreation Center at 401-433-6360.