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Barnstable Recreation?s 2011 Summer Leisure Program

For kids in Grades 1-8, this eight week program includes a variety of activities and special events and is held Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Activities include arts and crafts, sports, games, swimming at local beaches as well as weekly field trips.

REGISTRATION: SATURDAY, APRIL 2  from 7-9AM AT THE HYANNNIS YOUTH & COMMUNITY CENTER

July 5th-August 19th
Monday through Friday
8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Barnstable Resident / Taxpayers: $700.00
Non-Residents / Visitors: $1,400.00

For more information and registration forms please visit http://www.town.barnstable.ma.us/hycc/ProgramsN.aspx?id=204&pane=4 

 

HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK AT THE HYCC!

TUESDAY FEB 8 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER / GAME ROOM 2:30-9PM
Miss Lori's Toddler Play Group 9:30-11AM. Public Skating 10:40AM-2PM. Figure Skating Walk-On Ice 6:15-7:15PM. OPEN GYM 7:30-9PM.


WEDNESDAY FEB 9 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER / GAME ROOM 2:30-9PM
Free Morning Yoga 8-9am. PUBLIC SKATE 9:30-2PM. UKSD Young Kickers Soccer Discovery 10-11AM. BHS girls Varsity Hockey vs. Duxbury 4PM. Adult Volleyball Open Gym 7-9PM. Mashpee HS Hockey vs. Hull 6PM. BHS JV Girls Hockey vs. Hingham 8PM. NO YOUTH OPEN GYM.


THURSDAY FEB 10 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER / GAME ROOM 2:30-9PM
Miss Lori's Toddler Play Group 9:30-11AM. PUBLIC SKATE 10:30-2PM. OPEN GYM 7:30-9PM.


FRIDAY FEB 11 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER / GAME ROOM 2:30-10PM
Public Skate 10:10-2PM. Open Gym 6-9PM. ROCK NIGHT 7:15-9:15PM.


SATURDAY FEB 12 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER / GAME ROOM 9AM-10PM
Public Skate 2:10-4PM. FHL Cape Cod Barons vs. Awkwesanse Warriors 7:35PM. NO OPEN GYM.


SUNDAY FEB 13 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER / GAME ROOM 12-9PM
Zumba 10-11AM. Figure Skating Walk On Ice 12:10PM-1:10PM. Top Shlf Mad Skilz 2PM. Public Skate 2:30pm-4:20pm. Open Gym 3:30-9PM. Adult Hockey League 9:10PM.


MONDAY FEB 14 -- HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER /GAME ROOM 2:30PM-9PM
Public Skate 9:30AM-2PM. UKSD Young Kickers Soccer Discovery 10-11AM. Open Gym 7-9PM.

Here's What's Happening at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center this week!

MONDAY JAN 31 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER / GAME ROOM 2:30-9PM
Public Skate 9:30AM-2PM. UKSD Young Kickers Soccer Discovery 10AM. Open Gym 7:30-9PM. Last Day to vote for your favorite logo contest entry! Check out the entries on our FaceBook fan page! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hyannis-Youth-and-Community-Center/133678224125#!/album.php?aid=327525&id=133678224125


 

TUESDAY FEB 1 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER / GAME ROOM 2:30-9PM
Miss Lori's Toddler Play Group 9:30-11AM. Public Skating 10:40AM-2PM. Figure Skating Walk-On Ice 6:15-7:15PM. OPEN GYM 7-9PM.


 

WEDNESDAY FEB 2 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER / GAME ROOM 2:30-9PM
Free Morning Yoga 8-9am. PUBLIC SKATE 9:30-2PM. UKSD Young Kickers Soccer Discovery 10AM. BHS Girls Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Sandwich 5PM. Adult Volleyball Open Gym 7-9PM. NO YOUTH OPEN GYM.


 

THURSDAY FEB 3 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER / GAME ROOM 2:30-9PM
Miss Lori's Toddler Play Group 9:30-11AM. PUBLIC SKATE 10:30-2PM. OPEN GYM 7:30-9PM.


 

FRIDAY FEB 4 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER / GAME ROOM 2:30-10PM
Public Skate 10:10-2PM. Open Gym 7:30-9PM. ROCK NIGHT 7:15-9:15PM.


 

SATURDAY FEB 5 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER / GAME ROOM 9AM-10PM
Public Skate 2:10-4PM. CWHL Boston vs. Toronto 2:30PM. Open Gym 4:30-9PM. BHS Boys Varsity Hockey vs. Taunton 5PM. Mashpee High School Hockey vs. Carver 6:30PM. IJHL Cape Cod Cubs vs. Boston Jr. Blackhawks 7:10PM.


 

SUNDAY FEB 6 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER / GAME ROOM 12-9PM
Zumba 10-11AM. Figure Skating Walk On Ice 12:10PM-1:10PM. Top Shlf Mad Skilz 2PM. Public Skate 2:30pm-4:20pm. Open Gym 3:30-9PM. Adult Stick Time 9:10PM.


 

MONDAY FEB 7-- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER /GAME ROOM 2:30PM-9PM
Public Skate 9:30AM-2PM. Open Gym 7:30-9PM.

Sunday, January 30, 2010 -- What's Happening at the HYCC

SUNDAY JAN 30 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER 12-9PM. Zumba 10-11AM. Figure Skating Walk On Ice 12:10PM. Public Skate 2:30pm-4:20pm. Open Gym 3:30-9PM. Adult Stick Time 9:10PM.

 

Zumba Class is offered in the Gymnasium at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center each Sunday. Drop-in fee is $10.  Try it out and if you like it, you can sign up for the next session!

 

For advancing competitive figure skaters, we offer an hour of Walk-On Ice on Sundays at 12:10PM and again on Tuesays at 6:15 to practice their routines.  Fee is $10.

 

Public Skate is a popular way to enjoy the cold weather at any time of the year! Affordable for the whole family, come and enjoy our beautiful Butler Rink and skate to the beat of popular music today and every day! Admission is $7 Adults, $5 Students and $2 Seniors. Skate rentals are available for $5.

 

Open Gym and structured supervised play is available for HYCC Members or day pass holders. Affordable annual memberships are available at the front desk for a cost of $20 for Barnstable residents and $40 for non-residents and include the use of the gym during scheduled Open Gym times and all the amenities and supervised activities in the Computer Lab, Game Room (which includes free Wii, table games and coin-operated arcade games).  The Walking Track is open early every day (usually by 7AM) and offers three lanes of rubberized surface for optimal conditions for exercise at any age.

 

Adult Stick Time is offered to hockey players seeking to practice and refinetheir skills for competitive play.  Immediately following is the men's league over 45+ play. For more information or to register your team for the upcoming season, please call Scott Wiinikainen at 508.790.6345 or [email protected].

 

 

"PINK IN THE RINK" -- SATURDAY, JANUARY 29

Barnstable High School Girls Varsity Ice Hockey team will honor the memory of Caroline Fries tomorrow, Saturday January 29 as they play against rivals in Falmouth at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center.  The puck will drop at 6:30pm and everyone on the team will wear pink in memory of Caroline Fries and also for Cancer Awareness. Students and fans are asked to wear "PINK IN THE RINK". Tickets for the "Caroline's Stars" quilt will be available for sale! The handmade quilt was made by Theresa Currey, grandmother of current player Keslie Corbett.

 

Then, it's Barnstable Youth Hockey Night as the Cape Cod Cubs take on the Trenton Habs at 7PM in the twin rink!

snow day at the hyannis youth & community center!

THURSDAY JAN 27 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER 12-9PM. PUBLIC SKATE 10:30-2PM. All toddler programs (Miss Lori & UKSD Soccer) are cancelled today. OPEN GYM/COMPUTER LAB 12-9PM.

Our toddler programs and high school practices are cancelled for today, but we are open early! Come in to the youth center and have some fun on your snow day! Annual memberships are just $20 for Barnstable residents, $40 for non-residents and $5 for a day pass! PUBLIC SKATE IS $7 Adults / $5 Students / $2 Seniors. Rentals are available for $5!

NATIONS CUP THEATRE ON ICE -- APRIL 6-8 / US FIGURE SKATING NATIONAL THEATRE ON ICE APRIL 8-10

The Hyannis Youth & Community Center is the hub of the upcoming International Nations Cup Theatre on Ice event which is happening April 6-8 immediately followed by the US National Theatre On Ice Championship on April 9-10.  Tony Kent Arena will participate as a practice rink and dozens of area businesses are offering support for the heavy traffic volume of participants and spectators from all over the world who are expected to visit during the events.

"We are thrilled to be the first club to bring this beautiful blend of sport and artistry that is so popular in Europe here to the U.S. It is a great way four our young skaters to get excited about how far they can go with education and commitment to a team that these top level skaters display."      --Donna Wunder, Competition chairman for Yarmouth Ice Club

Nations Cup: What is it?

Hosted by the Hyannis Youth & Community Center thanks to the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce and the Yarmouth Ice Club.  This artistically choreographed competition uses colorful costumes and clever ice props to portray the beautiful themese and teamwork that represents the relatively new sport of Theatre On Ice (or "Ballet on Ice" as it is known in Europe).  The second installment of the US Figure Skating sanctioned Nations Cup, featuring 30 highly competitive international teams from as far away as France, Spain, Russia, Australia and the Ukraine with 12 teams representing the United States, four of them representing Massachusetts including Boston, Acton, Hingham and Uxbridge.  The event is taking place April 6-8 for the first time on US soil. The competition, in its second year, was held in France last year.  Singles and paired skaters ranging in age from 8 years old to adults are set to compete.  An Opening Ceremony sponsored by HyLine Cruises presenting competitors from each country as well as a closing ceremony awarding medals to the top finishers.

Check out teams from last year's competition in Toulouse, France:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQtzyLhGiWI&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBkykcr2YE8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftuXp8KRcgY

US NATIONAL THEATER ON ICE CHAMPIONSHIP

Following the Nations Cup is the US National Theater on Ice Championship from April 9-10.  Teams from across the United States will be competing in the event that is being hosted by the Yarmouth Ice Club.  Ten teams will represent clubs in Massachusetts including Boston, Acton, Hingham and Uxbridge as well as local Cape Cod teams from Barnstable, Bourne and Yarmouth. 

TICKETS

  • Tickets are $45.00 for a competition pass that covers all competition and practices or $15 per day in advance. After April 1, the prices increase to $60/$20. A discount of 10% for Senior Citizens and Students as well as AAA members is available.
  • Tickets are on sale now THROUGH MAIL ORDER ONLY AND AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR DURING THE EVENT. Download a mail order application online at www.2011nationscup.com or pick one up at the HYCC during business hours (M-F 8:30am-6:30pm and Saturday 12-6pm). Cash, VISA and MasterCard will be accepted as payment.

 

"What better way for Cape Cod businesses to showcase their unique and eclectic style to the international tourism community than for Yarmouth Ice Club to host this spectacular event...his event displays our standards for excellence when it comes to bringing quality events that make an economic impact for Cape Cod businesses and I encourage the entire region to get involved!"   --Patti Lloyd, Vice President of Sales at the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce

LOCAL BUSINESSES ARE ENCOURAGED TO GET INVOLVED

Many hotel and restaurant partners are already stepping up to the plate providing unique and quintissential accommodations and services like transportation, ceremonial gifts that are customary to the sport, interpreters and special deals for competitors and spectators alike!  Businesses that are interested in supporting the events may contact Donna Wunder, Competition Chair at [email protected] or the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce / Convention & Visitors Bureau at [email protected].  Sponsorships are still being sought for credential tags, ceremonial flags, banners and various high traffic areas within the competition areas of the facilities. Advertising space in the program guides is also available.  Please contact [email protected] for more information.

 

"The Town of Barnstable is once again pleased to collaborate with the local business community and the Yarmouth Ice Club to welcome these skating teams from around the world. I am looking forward to seeing all of the colorful and creative costumes and props that are sure to grace our new Hyannis Youth & Community Center and to witness first-hand competitive elements of the sport."  -John Klimm, Town Manager - Barnstable

HYANNIS YOUTH & COMMUNITY CENTER

The Town of Barnstable's Hyannis Youth and Community Center ("HYCC") is situated in the heart of Cape Cod's commercial hub surrounded by hotels, restaurants, local attractions and more!The HYCC is a 105,000 sq. ft. full service community center equipped with two NHL-size rinks, youth center featuring arcade games and computer lab, Ardeo's Restaurant full-service concession as well as an NBA-size basketball court.

What does the HYCC offer?

  • Primarily servicing the youth of the Town of Barnstable, the HYCC is the home of the school district's athletic departments, after-school programs, hockey and figure skating competitive organizations and community groups, and the estimated 2,500 children whose families reside within a one-mile radius of the facility.

  • The building is a short stroll (two blocks) away from popular restaurants, shops and attractions on Main Street.
  • The Barnstable Municipal Airport, Hyannis Transportation Center and ferries to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket are also nearby.

  •  The Nations Cup will take place April 6-8; with the 2011 US Nationals beginning April 8-10 in the town of Barnstable at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center thanks to the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce and the Yarmouth Ice Club.

 

NATIONS CUP TEAM LISTING

SENIOR: 8 Teams 

Exotica - Colombes C.S.G. - Colombes, FRANCE

Ladybirds - Franconville Sport de Glace - Franconville, FRANCE

Les Vertacomicoriens - Villard de Lans Vercors Patinage, Villard de Lans, FRANCE

Barca Artistic Team - FCBarcelona - Barcelona, SPAIN

Chicagoland Ice Theatre - Wagon Wheel FSC, Crystal Lake, Illinois - USA

Colonials Broadway Blades - Colonial FSC, West Acton, MA - USA

Los Angeles Ice Theater - Pickwick Ice Center, Burbank, CA - USA

JUNIOR: 11 teams

Sydney Ice Theatre - Sydney Ice Theatre, Winston Hills, AUSTRALIA

Capitole Art Company - Toulouse Club de Patinage, Toulouse, FRANCE

Pearls on Ice - Sad Ice Leganes, Madrid, SPAIN

Ballet On Ice "Ice Crystal" - Moscow, RUSSIA

90 eme Rugissants - ASMB Danse et Ballet sur glace - Belfort , FRANCE

Les Confettis - C.S.G. Saint -Ouen - Saint-Ouen, FRANCE

Capitole Art Company - Toulouse Club de Patinage - Toulouse, FRANCE

Les Vertacomicoriens - Villard de Lans Vercors Patinage - Villard de Lans, FRANCE

Theater on Ice " Crystal" - Dnepropetrovsk, UKRAINE

Houston Starz on Ice - Texas - USA

Houston Ice Theatre - Sugarland, Texas - USA

Space Coast Hurricanes - Rockledge, Florida - USA

NOVICE: 7 Teams

Ballet on Ice "Penguins" - Moscow, RUSSIA

Estrella - Colombes C.S.G. - Colombes, FRANCE

Ballet on Ice "Ice Crystal" - Moscow, RUSSIA

TBA - SPAIN

Chicagoland Ice Theatre - Wagon Wheel FSC, Crystal Lake, Illinois - USA

Space Coast Hurricanes - Rockledge, Florida - USA

Ocean State Ice Theater - Uxbridge, MA - USA

ADULT: 4 Teams

Imagica Theater on Ice - Skating Club of Boston, Boston, MA - USA

Pizazz - Hingham, MA - USA

Space Coast Frozen Hurricanes - Rockledge, Florida - USA

Ballet On Ice "Ice Crystal" - Moscow, RUSSIA

 

US NATIONAL THEATER ON ICE CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM LISTING

 

SENIOR: 12 Teams

Act One of Boston - Skating Club of Boston - Boston, MA

Cape Cod Ice Theater - Bourne SC - Bourne, MA

Chicagoland Ice Theatre - Wagon Wheel FSC, Crystal Lake, Illinois - USA

Colonials Broadway Blades - Colonial FSC, West Acton, MA - USA

Harmony Ice Theatre Company of Michigan - MI

Ice Theatre of the Rockies - CO

Los Angeles Ice Theater - Pickwick Ice Center, Burbank, CA - USA

San Francisco Ice Theater - San Francisco , CA

Space Coast Hurricanes - Rockledge, FL

Tampa Bay Theatre on Ice - Tampa , FL

The Ice Theatre of Cleveland - Cleveland, FL

Vermont Childrens Theatre on Ice - VT

JUNIOR: 6 teams

Houston Ice Theatre - Sugarland, Texas - USA

Houston Starz on Ice - Houston, TX - USA

Ocean State Ice Theatre - Uxbridge, MA

Redwood City Ice Theatre - Peninsula SC - Peninsula , FL

Sapphires - Chesapeake Skating School - VA

Space Coast Hurricanes - Rockledge, Florida - USA

NOVICE: 6 Teams

Cape Cod Ice Theater - Bourne SC - Bourne, MA

Chicagoland Ice Theatre - Wagon Wheel FSC, Crystal Lake, Illinois - USA

Encore of Boston - Skating Club of Boston - Boston, MA

Harmony Theatre Company of Michigan - MI

Space Coast Hurricanes - Rockledge, Florida - USA

Vermont Childrens Theatre on Ice - VT

ADULT: 5 Teams

Harmony Theatre Company of Michigan - MI

Imagica Theater on Ice - Skating Club of Boston, Boston, MA - USA

On Thin Ice - VT

Pizazz - Hingham, MA - USA

Space Coast Frozen Hurricanes - Rockledge, Florida - USA

PRELIMINARY: 2 Teams

Barnstable Blades Ice Theatre - Hyannis, MA

Ocean State Ice Theatre - Uxbridge, MA

 

 

HYCC CANCELLATIONS

Sturgis Basketball, BHS Girls Varsity Hockey vs. Martha's Vineyard and BHS Boys Varsity Hockey vs. Falmouth ARE ALL POSTPONED DUE TO THE BAD WEATHER. Check back here for rescheduled game dates. VOLLEYBALL OPEN GYM CANCELLED. Youth Center and Open Gym will be available tonight until closing, currently scheduled for 9:00pm.

 HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE HYCC FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK!

THURSDAY JAN 27 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER 2:30-9PM
PUBLIC SKATE 10:30-2PM. Toddler Play Group 9:30-11AM. Open Gym 7:30-9PM.


FRIDAY JAN 28 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER 2:30-10PM
Public Skate 10:10-2PM. Open Gym 2:30-8:30PM. NO ROCK NIGHT.


SATURDAY JAN 29 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER 9AM-10PM
Public Skate 2:10-4PM. Open Gym 5-8:30PM.


SUNDAY JAN 30 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER 12-9PM
Zumba 10-11AM. Walk On Ice 12:10PM. Public Skate 2:30pm-4:20pm. Open Gym 3:30-9PM. Adult Stick Time 9:10PM.


MONDAY JAN 31 -- LYNDON P. LORUSSO YOUTH CENTER 2:30PM-9PM
Public Skate 9:30AM-2PM. Open Gym 7:30-9PM.


LOOKING FOR ICE TIME, GYM TIME OR A GREAT PLACE TO HAVE YOUR BIRTHDAY PARTY OR CORPORATE FUNCTION?
Call us at 508.790.6345 today!

Canadian Women's Hockey League showcases Olympic talent Saturday, February 5th!

CANADIAN WOMEN'S HOCKEY LEAGUE

BOSTON vs. TORONTO - SAT. FEB 5th at 2:30PM

Women from Gold and Silver Medal Winning Teams from the 2010 Olympics

Playing at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center


  The Boston Blades. Photo by Eric Lecuyer.

The Boston Blades in action. Photo by Eric Lecuyer.

The Canadian Women's Hockey League is coming to the Hyannis Youth & Community Center on Saturday, February 5 and the Boston Blades will face-off against Toronto at 2:30PM! Boston Blades head coach is Erin Hamlin, formerly Associate Head Coach at UNH and a US national team goalie.   Commemorative tickets are available for sale in advance at the HYCC Box Office for $5 (Adults) and $3 (Students and Seniors).  Youth hockey groups are encouraged to bring their teams to see members of the gold and silver medal 2010 Winter Olympic teams in this high powered, fast paced game!

The Women's Hockey Life Blog recently featured the CWHL and offers inspirational incite from many of the players in the league.  Entries from the players can be accessed by visiting http://www.womenshockeylife.com/category/blogs/cwhl/. Get stats and more information about the teams at www.cwhl.ca.

Please help us to fill the seats at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center and show your support for the sport and women of the CWHL!


   The Boston Blades lined up before the action begins. Photo by Eric Lecuyer.

IJHL Showcase This Weekend! 15 teams! 20 Games and an All-Star Game! $5 Admission!

SATURDAY JANUARY 14, 2011
8:40AM   Boston Jr. Blackhawks vs. New Jersey Storm
9:00AM   Cape Cod Cubs vs. National Sports Academy
10:20AM New England Stars vs. Trenton Habs
10:40AM South Jersey Raptors vs. Eastern Kodiaks
12:00PM New Jersey Storm vs. Long Island Wolfpack
12:20PM Mass Maple Leafs vs. New York Aviators
1:40PM   Boston Jr. Blackhawks vs. Philadelphia Jackals
3:20PM   Mariners vs. Long Island Wolfpack
4:00PM   Cape Cod Cubs vs. Trenton Habs
5:00PM   South Jersey Raptors vs. New England Stars
5:40PM   National Sports Academy vs. Eastern Kodiaks
6:40PM   Mariners vs. Cape Cod Cubs
7:20PM   Mass Maple Leafs vs. Philadelphia Jackals

SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2011
8:40AM   Philadelphia Jackals vs. New York Aviators
9:00AM   National Sports Academy vs. New England Stars
10:20AM Mass Maple Leafs vs. Long Island Wolfpack
10:40AM New Jersey Storm vs. Mariners
12:00PM Eastern Kodiaks vs. Trenton Habs
12:20PM South Jersey Raptors vs. Cape Cod Cubs
2:00PM   New York Aviators vs. Boston Jr. Blackhawks
6:00PM   IJHL ALL-Star Game

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