Children's Programs / Cooking & Art Classes

Pre-School Classes

 
 

PLEASE NOTE: A few spots remain open in these classes.  The Monday Kids in the Kitchen class from 11-12 has filled.
 
Registration forms and a check payable to Stafford Recreation can be mailed to:

Stafford Recreation
260 E. Bay Avenue
Manahawkin, NJ 08050

*Mail in registrations CAN be postmarked earlier than Septmeber 13, you do not need to attend the in person registration to sign up - please remember when mailing to mark a second choice class in case availability becomes limited.


   
Please select a first and second choice of classes.  Classes are $60 per child per 6 week session of Kids in the Kitchen or Arts and Crafts. A confirmation will be sent to you once payment and forms have been received.
 
Registration forms are available below under the class descriptions.


Children may be registered for both classes.
Out of town residents may register for any of these classes.
All classes take place at the Jennings Road Recreation Center, 385 Jennings Road Manahawkin, NJ.
Classes are $60 per child per 6 week session of Kids in the Kitchen or Arts and Crafts.

Contact Information


If you have any further questions regarding these programs, please call Jason Hazelton at 609-597-1000, ext. 8578 or email.

Kids in the Kitchen Class (Ages 2.5 - 5)


This class will run for 6 sessions beginning October 11 and center around the themes of Autumn events and early Winter. Classes will allow children in this age group to expand their social, motor and creativity skills through cooking. These classes will explore many different and creative recipes that require little or no heat from an oven. Recipes will be based on the seasons. Children will also create their own keepsake aprons and cookbooks. A parent or guardian is required to stay with their child for the duration of these 1-hour classes.

Monday: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. - Noon
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. - Noon
Friday: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

   

Click here for registration form


    

Arts & Crafts Class (Ages 2.5 - 5)


This class will run for 6 sessions beginning October 13 and center around the themes of Autumn events and early Winter. Classes will allow children in this age group to expand their social, motor and creativity skills.These classes will be based upon arts and craft projects and stories. Classes will center on the seasons. Classes will also include games, snacks, music, poems and free play. A parent or guardian is required to stay with their child for the duration of these 1-hour classes. Classes held at the Jennings Road Recreation Center, 385 Jennings Road in Manahawkin.
 

Friday 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 
                         
Friday 11 a.m. - 12 Noon
      

Click here for registration form


      

Playgroup (Ages Birth - 5)

 

Playgroup will resume on Thursday September 14, 2017 at 10 AM.

Playgroup is offered on Thursdays from 10 am - 12 Noon.


No Fee or Registration is Required. View Flyer.

A great way to make new friends and meet your neighbors! Mothers, fathers, infants and toddlers are invited to participate in this weekly, ongoing open play program. Toys, musical instruments, games, crayons and other fun things are provided for your child’s enjoyment. This program is provided for parents and children to get together to socialize and make new friends.

If you have any questions please call Jason Hazelton at 609-597-1000 ext. 8578. Group will take place Thursdays 10 a.m. - Noon. Held at Jennings Road Recreation Center, 385 Jennings Road.