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Sopo Virtual Recreation Center

In an effort to keep kids and kids at heart engaged and connected to the community during these challenging times, we've created this page as a resource for some great virtual activities for all ages. Visit this page often for new updates and ideas to keep you and your loved ones healthy, entertained and informed. 

Our Rec Staff has been working hard at creating fun activities to share each week and posting to them to the  South Portland Parks & Recreation Facebook Page. Activities include fun art projects, no bake cooking recipes, sports skills, story time and more! These activities are FREE and there is no need to register. A schedule of activities will be posted on Facebook and emailed out each Monday for the coming week. 

For a list of past videos done by staff, visit the South Portland Parks & Recreation Facebook Page Videos Tab. 

Big thanks to the following Rec Staff for all their work and creativity:

- Aaron Parker, Site Leader @ Brown School
- Joe Gleason, Site Leader @ Skillin School
- Lindsay Larsen, Site Leader @ Kaler School
- Luis Ventura, Site Leader @ SPCC
- Alicia Hoyt, Teen Center Coordinator


Here are some more great links to fun and educational activities for all ages to help keep us all active and connected throughout this health crisis.
 

Please note that we do not endorse or receive funds to advertise any third party sites or services listed or referenced on this page.


COVID-19 SENIOR EMAILS FROM KARLA!
Senior Coordinator, Karla Doyon's weekly emails to her seniors can all be seen below. They contain some great resources, tips and humor to help all stay connected. 

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SENIOR ACTIVITIES
Maine Strong Balance Center
“Virtual Balance Class" -  Facebook Live at 9:30 am on Monday mornings and is focused on improving balance in older adults.
Chair Yoga for Seniors
Low Impact Workouts for Seniors
20 Minute Workout for Beginners & Seniors


FITNESS

Maine Academy of Gymnastics - weekly videos 
30 Minute Full Body Cardio with Weights
30 Minute Hip Hop Workout
Nike Fitness Trainer

FAMILY FUN

Family Fun Fitness
Drouin Dance Center Weekly Dance Videos
Backyard Bingo
Backyard Camping
Backyard Olympics
Obstacle Course for Kids 
Yoga for Parents & Kids 
Intense Tic Tac
 Toe

ARTS, CRAFTS & SCIENCE FOR KIDS 
10 Easy Experiments for Kids
Shaving Cream Art

Homeade
 Musical Instruments 
Painting with Nature
Build a Planting Machine
Paper Rockets
Create a Cotton Ball Launcher
Build a Balloon Powered Car

FUN VIRTUAL TOURS
Explore Mars with Curiosity Rover
Explore the San Diego Zoo
Boston Childrens Museum
British Museum - London
National Museum of the United States Air Force
Tour the Vatican

COOKING
Great Hiking Snacks for Kids
Have a Backyard Picnic
Bake a Carrot Cake
Best Lemonade Ever
3 Breakfasts Your Kids Can Cook Themselves
Easy Vanilla Sponge Cake

EASY DIY PROJECTS
How to build a raised garden bed for $15.00

CITY OF SOUTH PORTLAND - UPDATES ON COVID-19


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