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ZOOM in for Cool Classes and other Activities from Parks and Recreation

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Work off all your bottled up energy with a variety of classes courtesy of the Surfside Parks and Recreation Department. The team is offering a regular rotation of fitness workouts, youth sports, story times, sing-along and more through ZOOM, a web-based video platform that can be easily accessed through your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Click on the link below to access the weekly schedule      

 
View Weekly Zoom Schedule for July 26th

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Scroll down for Zoom instructions and class information:


How to join a Zoom meeting:

Devices required to join the Zoom meeting:

  • Smart Phone
  • Laptop/Computer
  • Tablet

Note:  Refer to the link above to access  the schedule for ZOOM classes. 

First Option: 

  • The link will be accessible through any Smartphone, Tablet or Laptop/Computer
  • Once you click on the link, it will redirect you to the ZOOM site
  • You will have to register by putting your full name and email
  • You will receive an email confirmation with the link to enter the class 

Note:  The host will have to start the meeting first so you can join or the host enables 'join before host.'


UPCOMING ZOOM EVENT/ACTIVITIES!! 




Class Information below

Adult and Senior Classes

Yoga

Classes will resume on July 26.

Join us for virtual Yoga. In this class the basic, foundational yoga postures are practiced to align, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body. Breathing techniques and meditation are also integrated.  

-       Instructor: Claudia

-       Monday - 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

-       Age Group: Adult and Seniors

-     Equipment: yoga blocks and straps. A tie or rope can be used if you do not have a yoga strap. A book can be used if you do not have a yoga block.


Morning Stretch

Classes will resume on July 26.

Morning stretches are the best way to start the day. Kick of your day the healthy way with a virtual morning stretch class.

-       Instructor: Tanya

-       Tuesday and Thursday

-       8:30 am to 9:30 am

-       Age Group: Adults and Seniors


Zumba

Classes will resume on July 26.

Join us for a virtual Zumba class, get a total body workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility.

-       Certified Zumba Instructor: Ileana/Jennifer

-       Wednesday

-       10:00 am to 11:00 am

-       Age Group: Adults and Seniors

Aerobics/Body Sculpting Class

Classes will resume on July 26.

This class consists of various types of cardio aerobics including Low Impact and step aerobics that is easy to follow to enhance your cardio workout. This will be followed by a segment of strength training, abdominal workout, and cool down. 

-       Instructor: Claudia

-       Wednesday 

-       6:00 pm to 7:15 pm

-       Age Group: Adult and Seniors

-       Equipment: If you do not have a step you can do the same movements on the floor without a step. Two cans of soup can be used if you do not have weights, a broom or mop can be used if you do not have a body bar.
 

Cardio and Strength 

Classes will resume on July 26.

This fitness class combines a variety of exercises to help increase cardio endurance while strengthening muscles. The class will begin with a warm-up and offer modifications for every level and end with a cool down.

-       Instructor: Vivian

-       Wednesday & Friday

-       8:30 am to 9:30 am

-       Age Group: Active Adults 

-       Equipment: Chair, weights and elastic training bands


Pilates

Classes will resume on July 26.

Through a series of exercises using resistance bands, balls, and rings, this workout helps build, sculpt, and tone muscles, giving your body a long, lean look. Pilates aids in flexibility and improving posture, as stretching your body is a vital part of class.

-       Instructor: Claudia

-       Friday

-       6:00 pm to 7:15 pm

-       Age Group: Adult and Seniors

-       Equipment: a tie or rope can be used if you do not have a resistance band or ring. 
        A can of soup or vegetables can be used if you do not have a ball. 


YOUTH CLASSES                                                                  

Kids Zumba

Classes will resume on July 26.

Perfect for younger Zumba fans! Kids get the chance to be active and jam out to their favorite music doing kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba Choreography.  

-       Certified Kids Zumba Instructor: Ileana/ Jennifer

-      Saturday

-      9:30 to 10:30 am

-      Age Group: Kids Ages 6 – 14



Keep Busy at Home Activities:

Feeling restless or bored at home? It is for your safety amid growing coronavirus concerns. Lucky for residents, the Surfside Parks and Recreation Department has compiled a number of activities for kids, adults and seniors to fill their time. Check out the list below. 

Virtual Online Activities 

Dubai's Museum: Virtual excursions: Explore Dubai’s museums from home

Silver Sneakers has a video exercise class specifically fit for seniors.

Additional home workout by Juan

Beginner Vinyasa Flow class by Amanda Milian. This class is designed to increased the heart rate and build heat in the body. 

New World Symphony is offering virtual concerts via Facebook.

Frost Art MuseumThe Wolfsonian-FIUJewish Museum of Floridathe Louvrethe Guggenheim and many others are engaging arts and culture lovers through virtual tours. Check their websites for more information.

The Art Institute of Chicago- Explore thousands of artworks in the museum's wide-ranging collection.

Tour of the Pérez Art Museum in Miami

Food Network's Top Vegan Recipes

The Metropolitan Opera in New York is broadcasting an opera every day at 7:30 pm for free on its website. Visit their website and select the current date to tune in. 

Every day, National Public Radio (NPR) posts a list of concerts available online for that date.

Travel + Leisure magazine put together a list of 12 major art museums that offer virtual tours.

Lincoln Center - Family art workshops, weekdays at 10:00 a.m.

National Parks Tours: Available for Yellowstone, Kenai Fjord and others. Find a Park on NPS.gov, hover over Learn about the Park, and then over Photos & Multimedia, and click Virtual Tour.

FREE Amazon Audible Streaming for Kids

Closures of schools makes it difficult to keep students entertained and engaged. Amazon is offering kids everywhere the ability to stream collections of audible stories in six different languages to keep kids dreaming, learning, and engaged. All stories are free to stream on a laptop, desktop, phone or table. Stream Audio Books Now

Online Activities Brought to You by the Miami Marlins

At Billy’s Activity Zone receive pro player development and coaching tips by Marlins’ players as well as coloring pages and word searches to keep you and your family engaged. Have fun at home with the Miami Marlins. Access Fun Filled Activities

Senior Guide

Senior Guide: Home Proofing for COVID-19 and the Flu
This guide covers what is needed for home-proofing, best daily/weekly practices, how to disinfect packages and mail, step-by-step protocols for deep-cleaning and safety advice from health experts. As COVID-19 and the seasonal flu continue to pose dangers to seniors’ health, we hope this resource will help seniors stay safe and healthy during this unprecedented time. 

Learn a language for free! 

Duolingo

A Theatre Lovers' Home Workout Edition

Dance along with the Radio City Rockettes, learn combinations to songs from In The Heights, live classes from Ailey Extension and Ballet Hispánico, and more. Steam live at home.


How to navigate the Town's website. Created by our very own Teen Scene.

The Surfside Parks and Recreation Teen Scene group created a tutorial on how to navigate the Town's website. Click the link below and check it out! 

Tutorial Video on How to Navigate our Town Website By Pre-Teen Scene      

Watch Broadway Plays from Home
From Newsies to Sweeney Todd, some of the best Broadway shows are available for viewing at home.

Time Capsule
Looking for some fun? Make some time to complete this Covid-19 time capsule created by Parks and Recreation: My 2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule

Stuck at Home Podcast
Professional audio producers are asking kids to record mini podcast episodes using a smartphone, then send them in to create one big "Stuck At Home" podcast project.

'The Adventures of Surfy' Coloring Book
Help educate the kids on the many dangers faced by sea turtles including, Surfy, Surfside's most famous sea turtle! Download the coloring book.

Pelican Harbour Coloring Book
The Misadventures of Penelope the Pelican.

BACK INTO THE WILD - ANNUAL PELICAN RELEASE VIDEO

The Parks and Recreation Department was joined by Vice Mayor Tina Paul on March 18 as an injured Brown Pelican was released back into the wild following successful injury rehabilitation. In partnership with Pelican Harbor Seabird Station, Town staff had the opportunity to tour their facility afterwards to learn more about their programs.

CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO

MEMORIAL DAY: HONOR & REMEMBER THE FALLEN

Memorial Day is often seen as the start to summer, but the holiday marks a day of solemn remembrance of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. 

Take some time today to honor the fallen, and join us as we pay tribute to our heroes in this video. 

CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO



Online Learning Activities
The following links contain a wide-range of ideas for kid-friendly activities, as well as learning resources:

Activities to Stay Active  

 

Take an Offline Break 

  • Pick a destination you have never been to, research and then create a travel brochure
  • Build a fort with blankets and pillows
  • Play dress-up
  • Write a card or letter
  • Make a backyard obstacle course
  • Paint or draw
  • Bake cookies
  • Go for a walk, while keeping a safe social distance
  • Do a crossword puzzle