Island Rec is offering another installment of Swim Lessons at San Juan Island Fitness. The fun starts with a Mid-Winter Break Swimming Beginner Skills Class (Ages 5+) from 3:30 to 4 pm February 18 through the 22.
Island Rec also has classes for varying skills and ages that start on February 25:
Forty-three hardy islanders started off the New Year with by running in Island Rec's 5K Resolution Run at 10 am Tuesday, January 1, 2019. About half of the runners finished off the morning by jumping into the water at Jacksons Beach for the Annual Salish Sea Splash.
This December, FANS’ (Families and Neighbors Support Island Rec) generous donors helped the group contribute $10,000 to Island Rec, for a 2018 total of $15,000. These funds bolster Island Rec’s capacity to provide scholarships for programs like swimming lessons and teen adventure camps, and to bring the community activities like Music on the Lawn and Movies in the Park and amenities like Eddie and Friends dog park and island trails.
Island Rec – Girl’s Basketball League It is time to register for the Island Rec’s Girl’s Basketball League, open to all girls in grades 2 through 8. The focus of this league is development and improvement of individual and team skills. Previous basketball experience is not required. All games are played on Island, Sundays in Turnbull Gym. Participants practice twice per week beginning the week of January 7, 2019.
Island Rec welcomes Lili Lyne as their new Recreation Specialist. Lyne will primarily be organizing Sports and Fitness programs and events. She is a recent graduate from Western Washington University where she studied Therapeutic Recreation.
Architectural Digest included Friday Harbor in its list of the "prettiest towns in each state". Unfortunately they used a photo of Deer Harbor for illustration. The list includes Fredericksburg, Texas; Stowe, Vermont; Amana Colonies, Iowa. You can read the whole list online at https://www.architecturaldigest.com/gallery/prettiest-town-every-us-state
This summer Island Rec is offering a movement camp for girls ages 9-13, taught by Jen Horn at The Studio SJI. Horn is a BASI Certified Instructor, PMA® Certified Pilates Teacher, Certified Bootybarre Instructor, Indo-Row Certified Coach, BOSU Complete Certified Trainer, TRX/RIP Suspension Training Qualified Trainer, Certified Piloxing Instructor and Institute of Integrative Nutrition Certified Health Coach.
Island Rec is presenting a total cardio workout to kick start your day in a truly balanced way with Katerina Wen. This class is a dynamic, fun and energetic package of cardio-friendly yoga poses, strong breath-work and spiraling whole body movements. An optimal self care package for modern people who seek to gain the quickest results for the least amount of workout time.
It was a Starry, Starry Night at the 28th Annual Children's Festival at the San Juan County Fairgrounds May 5, 2018. Children flocked to this free event and created crafts, balloon animals, jumped in the bouncy castle, climbed aboard a fire engine, listened to the Argyle Street Jazz Band and lined up to see the Flight Museum's traveling planetarium.