Registration for the Late Fall Session at The Connection begins Tuesday, October 28th at 10:00am. The Late Fall Session runs from November 10 – January 25 and offers a variety of adult and youth classes throughout the day. Whether your child loves gymnastics, swimming, performing arts, dance, or sports, The Connection has a class for everyone.  Adults can enjoy dance, swim, and group fitness classes, or can stay in shape all year long by exercising in the fitness center or pool.

Infants and toddlers from 6 months to 3 years of age can learn and explore new skills in The Connection’s Parent/Child classes.  Let your child explore the wonderful world of mess making in the new class, “Messy Play”. Save your sanity and your home by bringing your child to this fun class to play with water, sand, rice, finger paint and more!  Also new for the Late Fall, The Connection will offer “You and Me Yoga”. Practicing yoga with your little one has many benefits for both parent and child: more energy, less stress, better focus, stronger muscles and better sleep! Other classes include “All About Animals”, “Kids In Action”, “Making Music”, “On My Own Dance”, “Pee Wee Picasso”, “Planes, Trains & Automobiles” , and “Tumbling Tots”.

With a variety of specialty classes offered, children are sure to find a class they love.  New this session, preschoolers will gain self-confidence and learn new skills as they learn to cook, do science experiments, and create artwork in “I Can Do It”. Other Late Fall specialty classes include:  “Music Makers”, “PE Classics”, “Karate”, “Kids Yoga”, “Princess Ballet”, “Silly Scientists”, “Cooking Around the World”, “Fitness Challenge”, “Running Club”, “Lego Masters”, “Chess Club”, and “Strength and Conditioning”.

The Connection’s Dance department is excited to add a teen tap class, jazz class, and acting class. “Triple Threat” is geared toward helping children build the fundamentals of dancing, singing and acting. Performers will create a number to perform at the end of the session working towards a final performance in the spring!

Children can continue strengthening their swim skills all year long at The Connection’s indoor pool. Trained instructors provide swim lessons for children and adults of all ages!  Parent/Child, Preschool, School-Age, and Adult Learn to Swim Classes provide age appropriate water safety and stroke development skills for participants of all abilities!

Adults can enjoy their favorite fitness classes returning this fall, including: TRX Circuit, Yoga, Pilates, Cardio Kickboxing, Cross-Training, Karate, Tai Chi, Barre Sculpt, Sculpt/Core, Mind & Body Movement, Reiki Healing Circle, Strength Training for Osteoporosis, and more! Dancers will love The Connection’s adult Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Ballroom, Belly Dancing, Lyrical Jazz, and more. The Connection offers 70 adult fitness classes weekly to help ensure everyone will find a class they love at a time that fits their busy schedule.   Adult fitness classes are free to Total Facility Members, in addition to use of the pool and fitness center.

For a full schedule and descriptions of the programs offered visit:, stop by 79 Maple Street in Summit or call: 908-273-4242.

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