Rec At Home

With the recent Stay Home order, Chandler Parks & Recreation is helping our community go the social distance. Now you can play with us, wherever you are. Chandler Rec At Home is a digital resource for families and caregivers looking to fill the day-to-day with practical, educational, inspiring, and entertaining content. From boredom busters and games to science experiments and workouts with certified fitness professionals, our #GoPlayChandler home edition aims to help inspire young people and support caregivers through this one-stop destination. Get daily ideas and activities for ways you can discover, imagine, and grow together.

Follow us on social media for more inspiration and to see how others are playing at-home alongside us. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter  |  #GoPlayChandler

 

Things to discover this week!

 

Virtual Rec Center Aquatics Section
Bathtub Skills

Water safety starts at home. Chandler Aquatics is making bath time fun and showing you simple Bathtub Skills you can use to get your children comfortable in and around water. Bonus – by incorporating these tips into your bath time routine, you can also get your child ready for swim lessons or keep their swimming skills fresh during the off-season.

Water Conditioning

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Blowing Bubbles

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Kicking On Front

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Kicking On Back

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Rolling Over

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Water Safety Bingo

Teach your children the importance of water safety while playing family-favorite Bingo.

>> Download Cards

 

Virtual Rec Center Enrichment Section
Senior Cooking - ChandlerRec Live

Savor the art of cooking as you enjoy great meals and the satisfaction of having made them. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to learn something new, Senior Cooking helps you discover new recipes, tips, and techniques. This expert-led cooking class is streamed by televëda.

Thursday 10:30 a.m. | Jan.
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Simply Science - ChandlerRec Live

This month keep your preschoolers learning and engaged with fun hands-on experiments and projects that pack in big-time fun without the need for a lot of supplies or clean-up afterward. Each week Ms. Kathi has new simple science experiments you can do with five supplies or less.

Monday 10:30 a.m. | Jan.
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Name That Tune Trivia - ChandlerRec Live

If you are a lover of music and think you’re well-versed in all various eras and genres of music, we’ve got a fun game for you: “Name That Tune.” Each week we’ll play a different era of music. If you’ve got an ear for naming a song quickly, you could win great prizes. Streamed by televëda.

Thursday 3 p.m. | Jan. 7 only

60s Musical Era

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Senior Bingo - ChandlerRec Live

Grab a bingo dauber, your lucky charm, and play virtual bingo from the comforts of your home. Weekly prizes. Cards can be used from week to week. Contact Tony Baumann to get a card. Streamed by televëda.

Wednesday 2 p.m. | Jan. 
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Play-Doh Angry Bird 

Be a crafty bird and help your little hatchlings bring their favorite Angry Birds characters to life. Use an easy-to-make salt dough recipe and a few household items to get your feathered friends flying high.

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Yoda Handband

The force is strong with this super cute and easy DIY Yoda headband. Keep your little jedis on your good side with these easy-to-follow instructions.

>> Download Template
 

 

 
Virtual Rec Center Outdoor Discover Section
Seed Bomb DIY

Your little sprouts will totally dig the Environmental Education Center’s simple seed bomb gardening project.

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Easter Egg Geodes

Grow-your-own geode as you learn the process of crystallization.

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Virtual Rec Center Sports Section
Tennis Tips:  Ball Toss

One of the most important parts of your game, your serve, truthfully is the only stroke that you get to completely control as a tennis play. See how to set up a great serve with a great ball toss.

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Virtual Rec Therapeutic Rec Section
Zoom Call

Join the Therapeutic Recreation community daily for exciting Zoom calls featuring brain games, fitness activities, and fun.

 

Rec & Go Activity Bag

Grab weekly Activity Bags filled with day-to-day fun. From crafts to science projects to scavenger hunts and more each week features new and exciting activities and all the supplies you need. Bags are available for curbside pick-up. Limited quantities are available.

Wednesday 9-10:30 a.m. Chandler Senior Center
>> Reserve Bag
Virtual Rec Center Wellness Fitness Section
Gentle Stretch Yoga - ChandlerRec Live

Relax, you go this! Take a breath and boost mind-body wellness with this slow-paced and low-impact class is perfect for all fitness abilities. Yogis will focus on yoga poses and breathing to balance mental harmony, resulting in a combination that leaves you centered and more fit. Streamed by televëda.

Monday 9:30 a.m. | Jan.

No class Jan. 18

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Senior Strength - ChandlerRec Live

Building Designed to help you become stronger and improve balance, Senior Strength Building helps ward off age-related muscle loss, keeps your bones stronger, and promotes mobility. Movements taught in class focus on improving strength and power around the ankle, knee, and hip joints while improving your reaction time.

Thursday 9:30 a.m. | Jan.
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Yoga - ChandlerRec Live

It’s time to roll out your yoga mat and take a stand as you discover the combination of physical and mental benefits. Ground yourself on your mat and let us guide you through an athletic, full-body, and mental conditioning yoga class. Streamed by televëda.

Monday 8:30 a.m.  |  Friday 10 a.m.  |  Jan.

No class Jan. 18

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Yoga, Cardio, & Core - ChandlerRec Live

Your strong body starts here. Optimize your yoga practice by blending the mind-body awareness of yoga with muscle-toning movement. You’ll sweat it out through repetitive exercises to build lean muscle, stability, and strength in your body. 

Streamed by televëda.

Friday 9 a.m.  |  Jan.
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HIIT

Transform your body in just under 15 minutes. This total-body HIIT routine that will elevate your strength and endurance with quick heart-pumping moves to define your core and legs. 

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Barre

The ultimate full-body at-home barre workout. This ballet-inspired barre workout is a great way to develop lean muscle mass while improving your balance, flexibility, and range of motion.

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Family Exercise

Fit fun for the whole family. Experience a full-body workout that incorporates cardio and strength training moves designed for all fitness abilities.

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Brain and Balance Workout

Certified Personal Trainer Nadia takes you through balance and coordination exercises that keep you physically and mentally nimble.

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Whole Body Workout

Certified Personal Trainer Nadia takes you through low-impact moves with a total-body burn.

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Yoga for Core

This deep core workout powers up all your yoga poses and gives you the strength to control your body, no matter its position.

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Gentle Yoga

Sweat, stretch, breathe, and relax with our Gentle Yoga.

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