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Standish Virtual Recreation Center

 

Welcome to the Town of Standish's Virtual Recreation and Resource Center!
This is your place for educational and fun ideas, videos and workshops. We strive to ensure that our community has resources to stay healthy, fit and engaged with the community. During this challenging time, our Virtual Recreation Center will bring these online classes, ideas and resources to you with the hope of making it easier for you to take care of yourself and others and promote well-being. 
Visit this page often or follow us on Facebook for new videos and ideas.  
Have a great idea or resource you’d like to share? Email us at blloyd@standish.org or rprescott@standish.org 

Check out our weekly newsletter:
https://standishrec.com/forms/6094_weekly_newsletter_may_21.pdf


Youth Fitness:
Sports Tips & Drills
Brady Lloyd will post weekly videos with sports tips and exercises on Monday mornings at:
https://www.facebook.com/StandishRecME/
How Many Times Can You Juggle A Soccer Ball? https://www.facebook.com/StandishRecME/videos/3237214399631824/
Craft: Thaumatrope - Wonder Wheel
Learn how to make this craft by watching the video: https://www.facebook.com/StandishRecME/videos/560407661276447/
Indoor Golf Game

Check out an indoor golf game perfect for a gloomy day:
Watch Video Here: https://www.facebook.com/StandishRecME/videos/1483966451784039/
Name Game

Join Assistant Director, Brady Lloyd, and do this fun name game to get you moving: You will need the following attachment: https://standishrec.com/forms/6086_name_game.jpeg
Watch video here:
https://www.facebook.com/StandishRecME/videos/519812332059808/

Jump Roping Fun!
Join our Child Care Coordinator, Jen Berger, for these fun jump roping ideas:
https://www.facebook.com/StandishRecME/videos/1124645794552516/

Youth Fitness Videos:
https://www.fitnessblender.com/videos/fitness-blender-kids-workout-25-minute-fun-workout-for-kids-at-home


Youth Enrichment:
Virtual Trivia Night:
Join us for a free Disney themed Virtual Family Trivia Night on Thursday, May 21st. For information and to register visit: https://standishrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=30085
Daily Quiz Game
Posted every morning at: https://www.facebook.com/StandishRecME/
Daily Live Drawing
Tune in daily at 2:00 for live drawing at: http://thejjkblog.blogspot.com/2020/03/draw-every-day-with-jjk.htm
Story Time with Jen: The Seven Little Eaters - https://www.facebook.com/133158916696888/videos/224521461940986/
PBS Learning Media

Full of videos and resources for learning:https://mainepublic.pbslearningmedia.org/
Live Zoo Visits: https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/videos


Adult Fitness & Wellness:
Virtual Run/Walk 5K:
Join us for our Family Fun Virtual 5K on the weekend of June 13-14, 2020. For more information and to register visit: https://standishrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=30084
Yoga & Pilates:

Thanks to
Gorham Parks & Recreation for sharing these Yoga and Pilates videos with instructor Theresa Labrecque:

Yoga: https://vimeo.com/400736702
Pilates: https://vimeo.com/399145883
Online Workout:
Thanks to Larry Scola from Better Fit Fitness for offering free Facebook Live Workouts everyday at 12:00 pm: https://www.facebook.com/betterfitfitness/ 
Stress Reduction:
Join Renee Prescott for a short breathing exercise video: 
https://www.facebook.com/StandishRecME/videos/229745048102271/
Home Health & Beauty:
Homemade honey face scrub: https://www.facebook.com/StandishRecME/videos/225327302067120/
Balance
Classes:
We are partnering with Saco Bay Physical Therapy in Standish to offer a series of Balance Classes. To view classes got to: https://standishrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=30087
Walking
and Hiking:
It’s important to get out when we can so here’s what you should know if you want to go for a hike or walk.
Check out this article on how to stay safe while walking and hiking outside:https://www.railstotrails.org/trailblog/2020/march/24/using-trails-and-outdoor-spaces-safely-in-the-wake-of-covid-19/
Check out Maine trails that are open: https://www.mainetrailfinder.com/
Silver Sneakers: 
Free online Silver Sneaker classes:https://tools.silversneakers.com/

Adult Enrichment:

Facebook Live Paint & Sip Class
Join Renee Prescott, Adult Program Coordinator, for this two part paint and sip class:
Part 1: https://www.facebook.com/StandishRecME/videos/258058101902391/
Part 2: https://www.facebook.com/StandishRecME/videos/282167829445288/
Online Cooking Class

We have a weekly cooking class with host, Renee Prescott. Check out the latest videos:
Week One - Makin No Bake Cookies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtN2UsCwXqQ&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR3gD-maIXylEWd334Q6mthYyv9R2XuJ753zMAq6uNIChIBGtRHBl_FZWMU
Week Two - Makin Homemade Pasta:
 https://www.facebook.com/StandishRecME/videos/218166626089214/
Week Three - Makin Meatballs: 
https://www.facebook.com/StandishRecME/videos/2112793908867144/


Virtual Museum Tours:
Check out this great online site to tour museums online: https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours
Virtual Zoo Visits:
Visit with animals live at the San Diego Zoo: https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/videos

Senior Resources:
Meals on Wheels: 
If you or someone you know needs meals delivered you can contact Meals on Wheels at:
https://www.smaaa.org/wellness/meals.html   or call them at 1-800-427-7411
Food or Prescription Pick-up:
If you cannot go out or need help picking up groceries or prescriptions please contact Renee Prescott at rprescott@standish.org or you can call 642-2875 (messages checked weekly)
Additional Resources:
Go to AARP's website for free at home exercise videos as well as other helpful articles:
https://www.aarp.org/

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