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Saturday October 23, 2021
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    GLOW RUN! It's Back!!! - Kid's Glow Run
ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED!RACE DAY REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE!WERE BACK!!!The Glow Run is back and this year we are aiming to bring it back in style! Come run the hills of Hard'ack! Leave your boring at home and get your crazy, fun, illuminated self to Hard'ack to run or watch the extravaganza. After the run, enjoy the music and more at the base of the hill at the Greg Brown Lodge.   Kick off Halloween week with glowing spirits running through the wood of Hard'ack!!Cash bar for adults!Snacks available for purchase!Music!Fun!Adults will receive a t-shirt.Kids will receive a medal for the race. If they would like to run with full 5k please register them under the 5k activity. Kids will race around the soccer field within view at all times. Adults will do the 5k race on the cross country trails. Path will be lit, with volunteers to help guide people in the right direction. ]Runners are encouraged to wear a head lamp.Prizes for best Costumes:Best Glow CostumeBest Group CostumeBrightest!!!Judges Choice
 
Tuesday October 26, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Outdoor Survival Class - Outdoor Survival Class
"Are you ready to survive the outdoors this fall? Come join us at Hardack to learn the basics of survival! Survival Class will take place at the Hardack Lodge, Participants will learn the basics of survival, this includes (Essentials, Strategy, Climate and Terrain, Food, Water, Camp Craft, Reading Signs etc.) They will also be hiking around the magnificent terrain of Hardack’s trails.  Please note due to the age, they will be learning the very basics of the topics listed. The topic of fire/knives will be discussed and supervised introduction to fire building and knife use will be taught.Instructor:  Isaac BashawNOTE CHANGE IN START/FINISH TIME  - Class will run 4:00pm - 5:30pm
 
Wednesday October 27, 2021
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Wild Wednesdays - Wild Wednesdays
Join us on Wednesdays in the Wilds of Hard'ack!St. Albans Recreation is offering Wednesday afternoon programming for early release from school 1:45 to 6:00pm for kids in grades 1-8. School buses from SATEC and SACS drop kids off at the lodge directly.Please be sure the school is aware your child is coming to our program so they can be put on the correct bus. Kids will spend the afternoon with staff exploring the trails, playing disc golf, playing field games, enjoying the outdoors and doing creative activities. This program is designed for kids to unwind and have fun after a day at school.Registration is for the complete session not available on a week by week or drop in basis. Parents can register part way through a session for a prorated fee. **Registration is for the entire program.  There are no refunds or credits for missed sessions.**
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Square Dance Lessons & Dancing! - Square Dance - Single- Fall/ Winter Session 2021
Join Steve, Deb Desrosiers and the Maple Squares on Thursday evenings at the newly renovated St. Albans City Hall Auditorium on Thursdays. See the different sessions options below. No need to pre-register, just show up and pay at the door.Both lessons and dancing will be held each evening with some Contra Dancing in the mix as well.  The cost is $4 per person for St. Albans Residents or $10 maximum per family for St. Albans Residents and $6 per person & $15 maximum per family for non-residents. Fall ScheduleSeptember 8th - December 22nd 2021 (NO CLASS DECEMBER 1st)6:30-8:30pmWinter ScheduleJanuary 5th - March 30th 20216:30-8:30pm
 
Thursday October 28, 2021
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Hard'ack Halloween Hike - Woods Walk - 4:00pm start
Join us for a walk in the woods at Hard'ack on the Thursday before Halloween (October 28). We will be taking multiple groups on a family friendly loop up and around the trails before darkness sets in. We may encounter some friendly skeletons, goons and goblins along the way but nothing too scary for young kids or the faint of heart :).Wear your costume and come ready for a fun time in the enchanted woods!!Interested in helping set up a scene or dressing up for the walk. Contact the recreation department. 802-524-1559All children must be registered. Kids under the age of 2 are free. Parents are welcome to walk with their children and do not need to register. 
 
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Hard'ack Halloween Hike - Woods Walk - 4:30pm start
Join us for a walk in the woods at Hard'ack on the Thursday before Halloween (October 28). We will be taking multiple groups on a family friendly loop up and around the trails before darkness sets in. We may encounter some friendly skeletons, goons and goblins along the way but nothing too scary for young kids or the faint of heart :).Wear your costume and come ready for a fun time in the enchanted woods!!Interested in helping set up a scene or dressing up for the walk. Contact the recreation department. 802-524-1559All children must be registered. Kids under the age of 2 are free. Parents are welcome to walk with their children and do not need to register. 
 
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Hard'ack Halloween Hike - Woods Walk - 5:00pm start
Join us for a walk in the woods at Hard'ack on the Thursday before Halloween (October 28). We will be taking multiple groups on a family friendly loop up and around the trails before darkness sets in. We may encounter some friendly skeletons, goons and goblins along the way but nothing too scary for young kids or the faint of heart :).Wear your costume and come ready for a fun time in the enchanted woods!!Interested in helping set up a scene or dressing up for the walk. Contact the recreation department. 802-524-1559All children must be registered. Kids under the age of 2 are free. Parents are welcome to walk with their children and do not need to register. 
 
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Hard'ack Halloween Hike - Woods Walk - 5:30pm start
Join us for a walk in the woods at Hard'ack on the Thursday before Halloween (October 28). We will be taking multiple groups on a family friendly loop up and around the trails before darkness sets in. We may encounter some friendly skeletons, goons and goblins along the way but nothing too scary for young kids or the faint of heart :).Wear your costume and come ready for a fun time in the enchanted woods!!Interested in helping set up a scene or dressing up for the walk. Contact the recreation department. 802-524-1559All children must be registered. Kids under the age of 2 are free. Parents are welcome to walk with their children and do not need to register. 
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Hard'ack Halloween Hike - Woods Walk - 6:00pm start
Join us for a walk in the woods at Hard'ack on the Thursday before Halloween (October 28). We will be taking multiple groups on a family friendly loop up and around the trails before darkness sets in. We may encounter some friendly skeletons, goons and goblins along the way but nothing too scary for young kids or the faint of heart :).Wear your costume and come ready for a fun time in the enchanted woods!!Interested in helping set up a scene or dressing up for the walk. Contact the recreation department. 802-524-1559All children must be registered. Kids under the age of 2 are free. Parents are welcome to walk with their children and do not need to register. 
 
Friday October 29, 2021
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Halloween Home Decorating Contest - Halloween Home Decorating 2021
Join us for our Home Halloween Decorating Contest! It's FREE to sign up your home for a chance to win prizes!! Leave us your address and the members of our community will venture out to see what homes are their favorite. We will post a link to the voting site below!VOTE HERE!Your decor can be scary, whimsical, fun, lighted - your imagination is the limit!Contest is for homes in St. Albans City and Town.CATEGORIES!- Scariest design- Best light display- Best Pumpkin Display- Judges choicePLUS! Keep an eye out for our Holiday Decoration Contest that will be happening in December!
 
Saturday October 30, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Fall Trail Running Series (5k length) - Register for all 3 races
Didn't get your fix of trail running during our Summer Series? Maybe it was too hot for you. Maybe you didn't have time. NOW is the time. Check out our Fall Trail Running Series started by Tyler Magnan. All proceeds from these runs go to benefit the improvement of the Cross Country trails at Hard'ack. These beautiful trails are used year round for XC skiing, running, dog walking, snowshoeing and more. Never been on them, now is your chance!!This series will be a 3 week series with runs taking place on Saturday October 30th, SUNDAY November 7th & Saturday November 13th. Each week a different course will be set up, all taking place on the XC trails at Hard'ack. All races start at 10:30am. All courses and races will be 5k length. $10/$13 race fee for individual races or sign up for all 3 for $25/$33. DOR is cash or check only. 
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Fall Trail Running Series (5k length) - Single Race Registration
Didn't get your fix of trail running during our Summer Series? Maybe it was too hot for you. Maybe you didn't have time. NOW is the time. Check out our Fall Trail Running Series started by Tyler Magnan. All proceeds from these runs go to benefit the improvement of the Cross Country trails at Hard'ack. These beautiful trails are used year round for XC skiing, running, dog walking, snowshoeing and more. Never been on them, now is your chance!!This series will be a 3 week series with runs taking place on Saturday October 30th, SUNDAY November 7th & Saturday November 13th. Each week a different course will be set up, all taking place on the XC trails at Hard'ack. All races start at 10:30am. All courses and races will be 5k length. $10/$13 race fee for individual races or sign up for all 3 for $25/$33. DOR is cash or check only. 
 
Tuesday November 2, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Outdoor Survival Class - Outdoor Survival Class
"Are you ready to survive the outdoors this fall? Come join us at Hardack to learn the basics of survival! Survival Class will take place at the Hardack Lodge, Participants will learn the basics of survival, this includes (Essentials, Strategy, Climate and Terrain, Food, Water, Camp Craft, Reading Signs etc.) They will also be hiking around the magnificent terrain of Hardack’s trails.  Please note due to the age, they will be learning the very basics of the topics listed. The topic of fire/knives will be discussed and supervised introduction to fire building and knife use will be taught.Instructor:  Isaac BashawNOTE CHANGE IN START/FINISH TIME  - Class will run 4:00pm - 5:30pm
 
Wednesday November 3, 2021
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Wild Wednesdays - Wild Wednesdays
Join us on Wednesdays in the Wilds of Hard'ack!St. Albans Recreation is offering Wednesday afternoon programming for early release from school 1:45 to 6:00pm for kids in grades 1-8. School buses from SATEC and SACS drop kids off at the lodge directly.Please be sure the school is aware your child is coming to our program so they can be put on the correct bus. Kids will spend the afternoon with staff exploring the trails, playing disc golf, playing field games, enjoying the outdoors and doing creative activities. This program is designed for kids to unwind and have fun after a day at school.Registration is for the complete session not available on a week by week or drop in basis. Parents can register part way through a session for a prorated fee. **Registration is for the entire program.  There are no refunds or credits for missed sessions.**
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Square Dance Lessons & Dancing! - Square Dance - Single- Fall/ Winter Session 2021
Join Steve, Deb Desrosiers and the Maple Squares on Thursday evenings at the newly renovated St. Albans City Hall Auditorium on Thursdays. See the different sessions options below. No need to pre-register, just show up and pay at the door.Both lessons and dancing will be held each evening with some Contra Dancing in the mix as well.  The cost is $4 per person for St. Albans Residents or $10 maximum per family for St. Albans Residents and $6 per person & $15 maximum per family for non-residents. Fall ScheduleSeptember 8th - December 22nd 2021 (NO CLASS DECEMBER 1st)6:30-8:30pmWinter ScheduleJanuary 5th - March 30th 20216:30-8:30pm
 
Friday November 5, 2021
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM    Vacation Camps & In-service Days - November In service day
Looking for a fun, active day for your kids when they're off from school? Send them to Vacation Day Camp! The St. Albans Recreation Department provides day camp options on school breaks and teacher in-services days. We provide fun for kids from Kindergarten to age 12. They'll have a blast playing games, making new friends (and seeing old ones), making great arts/ crafts, watching a movies, going on hikes, and playing at local playgrounds around town. Dress for the weather because we'll be spending part of each day outdoors. Pack a good lunch and snacks to keep fueled up for all this fun.  Vacation Camp drop off is at the Greg Brown Lodge at Hard'ack. Each day includes a great mix of activity, both inside and out, down time, art, food creation and just plain fun! Keep in mind the schedule is tentative and subject to change depending on a variety of reasons including weather, transportation, and outdoor conditions. We look at the forecast and make the best use of the circumstances :)Flexible scheduling!You asked for it!  Families can now choose which days they would like to sign up for Vacation Camp!  Pick whichever days work with your schedule!  Sign up for 1 day or the whole break. Feel free to reach out to us anytime. 802-524-1559.Are your kids sick?In order to keep kids from passing sickness to others, we encourage parents to keep their kids home from camp when they are sick. If your kids are sick and they stay home we will credit your account for that day. Please let us know via phone or email and we will apply the credit to your account. 
 
Saturday November 6, 2021
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Glow-Giving: Glow in the dark disc golf! - Glow- Giving registration
GLOW-GIVING: GLOW IN THE DARK DISC GOLF!Smashing the Chains of Hunger!Join Hard’Ack Disc Golf and Team On The Fly Disc Golf for a family friendly evening of glow disc golf while serving a great cause. Nine baskets will be set up along the hill and soccer field to create a putt-putt course that actually glows in the dark. Baskets, fairways and discs will all be illuminated.On November 6th from 4:30 to 8pm bring family and friends and play the course at your leisure. In lieu of a fee we ask every person to bring two canned or dry goods that will be donated to Northwest Family Food Shelf. We estimate that it will take about 20-30 minutes to play the course.Glow discs and UV flashlights will be provided but you can bring your own as well. Please register below so we have an estimate of how many people will be attending.
 
Sunday November 7, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Fall Trail Running Series (5k length) - Register for all 3 races
Didn't get your fix of trail running during our Summer Series? Maybe it was too hot for you. Maybe you didn't have time. NOW is the time. Check out our Fall Trail Running Series started by Tyler Magnan. All proceeds from these runs go to benefit the improvement of the Cross Country trails at Hard'ack. These beautiful trails are used year round for XC skiing, running, dog walking, snowshoeing and more. Never been on them, now is your chance!!This series will be a 3 week series with runs taking place on Saturday October 30th, SUNDAY November 7th & Saturday November 13th. Each week a different course will be set up, all taking place on the XC trails at Hard'ack. All races start at 10:30am. All courses and races will be 5k length. $10/$13 race fee for individual races or sign up for all 3 for $25/$33. DOR is cash or check only. 
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Fall Trail Running Series (5k length) - Single Race Registration
Didn't get your fix of trail running during our Summer Series? Maybe it was too hot for you. Maybe you didn't have time. NOW is the time. Check out our Fall Trail Running Series started by Tyler Magnan. All proceeds from these runs go to benefit the improvement of the Cross Country trails at Hard'ack. These beautiful trails are used year round for XC skiing, running, dog walking, snowshoeing and more. Never been on them, now is your chance!!This series will be a 3 week series with runs taking place on Saturday October 30th, SUNDAY November 7th & Saturday November 13th. Each week a different course will be set up, all taking place on the XC trails at Hard'ack. All races start at 10:30am. All courses and races will be 5k length. $10/$13 race fee for individual races or sign up for all 3 for $25/$33. DOR is cash or check only. 
 
Tuesday November 9, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Outdoor Survival Class - Outdoor Survival Class
"Are you ready to survive the outdoors this fall? Come join us at Hardack to learn the basics of survival! Survival Class will take place at the Hardack Lodge, Participants will learn the basics of survival, this includes (Essentials, Strategy, Climate and Terrain, Food, Water, Camp Craft, Reading Signs etc.) They will also be hiking around the magnificent terrain of Hardack’s trails.  Please note due to the age, they will be learning the very basics of the topics listed. The topic of fire/knives will be discussed and supervised introduction to fire building and knife use will be taught.Instructor:  Isaac BashawNOTE CHANGE IN START/FINISH TIME  - Class will run 4:00pm - 5:30pm
 
Wednesday November 10, 2021
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Wild Wednesdays - Wild Wednesdays
Join us on Wednesdays in the Wilds of Hard'ack!St. Albans Recreation is offering Wednesday afternoon programming for early release from school 1:45 to 6:00pm for kids in grades 1-8. School buses from SATEC and SACS drop kids off at the lodge directly.Please be sure the school is aware your child is coming to our program so they can be put on the correct bus. Kids will spend the afternoon with staff exploring the trails, playing disc golf, playing field games, enjoying the outdoors and doing creative activities. This program is designed for kids to unwind and have fun after a day at school.Registration is for the complete session not available on a week by week or drop in basis. Parents can register part way through a session for a prorated fee. **Registration is for the entire program.  There are no refunds or credits for missed sessions.**
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Square Dance Lessons & Dancing! - Square Dance - Single- Fall/ Winter Session 2021
Join Steve, Deb Desrosiers and the Maple Squares on Thursday evenings at the newly renovated St. Albans City Hall Auditorium on Thursdays. See the different sessions options below. No need to pre-register, just show up and pay at the door.Both lessons and dancing will be held each evening with some Contra Dancing in the mix as well.  The cost is $4 per person for St. Albans Residents or $10 maximum per family for St. Albans Residents and $6 per person & $15 maximum per family for non-residents. Fall ScheduleSeptember 8th - December 22nd 2021 (NO CLASS DECEMBER 1st)6:30-8:30pmWinter ScheduleJanuary 5th - March 30th 20216:30-8:30pm
 
Saturday November 13, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Fall Trail Running Series (5k length) - Register for all 3 races
Didn't get your fix of trail running during our Summer Series? Maybe it was too hot for you. Maybe you didn't have time. NOW is the time. Check out our Fall Trail Running Series started by Tyler Magnan. All proceeds from these runs go to benefit the improvement of the Cross Country trails at Hard'ack. These beautiful trails are used year round for XC skiing, running, dog walking, snowshoeing and more. Never been on them, now is your chance!!This series will be a 3 week series with runs taking place on Saturday October 30th, SUNDAY November 7th & Saturday November 13th. Each week a different course will be set up, all taking place on the XC trails at Hard'ack. All races start at 10:30am. All courses and races will be 5k length. $10/$13 race fee for individual races or sign up for all 3 for $25/$33. DOR is cash or check only. 
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Fall Trail Running Series (5k length) - Single Race Registration
Didn't get your fix of trail running during our Summer Series? Maybe it was too hot for you. Maybe you didn't have time. NOW is the time. Check out our Fall Trail Running Series started by Tyler Magnan. All proceeds from these runs go to benefit the improvement of the Cross Country trails at Hard'ack. These beautiful trails are used year round for XC skiing, running, dog walking, snowshoeing and more. Never been on them, now is your chance!!This series will be a 3 week series with runs taking place on Saturday October 30th, SUNDAY November 7th & Saturday November 13th. Each week a different course will be set up, all taking place on the XC trails at Hard'ack. All races start at 10:30am. All courses and races will be 5k length. $10/$13 race fee for individual races or sign up for all 3 for $25/$33. DOR is cash or check only. 
 
Tuesday November 16, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Outdoor Survival Class - Outdoor Survival Class
"Are you ready to survive the outdoors this fall? Come join us at Hardack to learn the basics of survival! Survival Class will take place at the Hardack Lodge, Participants will learn the basics of survival, this includes (Essentials, Strategy, Climate and Terrain, Food, Water, Camp Craft, Reading Signs etc.) They will also be hiking around the magnificent terrain of Hardack’s trails.  Please note due to the age, they will be learning the very basics of the topics listed. The topic of fire/knives will be discussed and supervised introduction to fire building and knife use will be taught.Instructor:  Isaac BashawNOTE CHANGE IN START/FINISH TIME  - Class will run 4:00pm - 5:30pm
 
Wednesday November 17, 2021
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Wild Wednesdays - Wild Wednesdays
Join us on Wednesdays in the Wilds of Hard'ack!St. Albans Recreation is offering Wednesday afternoon programming for early release from school 1:45 to 6:00pm for kids in grades 1-8. School buses from SATEC and SACS drop kids off at the lodge directly.Please be sure the school is aware your child is coming to our program so they can be put on the correct bus. Kids will spend the afternoon with staff exploring the trails, playing disc golf, playing field games, enjoying the outdoors and doing creative activities. This program is designed for kids to unwind and have fun after a day at school.Registration is for the complete session not available on a week by week or drop in basis. Parents can register part way through a session for a prorated fee. **Registration is for the entire program.  There are no refunds or credits for missed sessions.**
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Square Dance Lessons & Dancing! - Square Dance - Single- Fall/ Winter Session 2021
Join Steve, Deb Desrosiers and the Maple Squares on Thursday evenings at the newly renovated St. Albans City Hall Auditorium on Thursdays. See the different sessions options below. No need to pre-register, just show up and pay at the door.Both lessons and dancing will be held each evening with some Contra Dancing in the mix as well.  The cost is $4 per person for St. Albans Residents or $10 maximum per family for St. Albans Residents and $6 per person & $15 maximum per family for non-residents. Fall ScheduleSeptember 8th - December 22nd 2021 (NO CLASS DECEMBER 1st)6:30-8:30pmWinter ScheduleJanuary 5th - March 30th 20216:30-8:30pm
 
Thursday November 18, 2021
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    CPR, AED and/ or First Aid Certification - CPR & AED Adult/ Pediatric
American Red Cross Training  Course completion cards are valid for two years. Every class covers both certification and re-certification. The class is an instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants. This course teaches skills with research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills. American Red Cross CPR Certification–  teaches CPR and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for adults, infants, and children; intended for lay responders.This class can be catered to your needs.  You can come to this course for certification in Adults, Children and Infants or just Adults or just Children and Infants.American Red Cross  CPR Recertification – reviews the skills learned in previous CPR classes.  The class will recertify individuals previously certified by the American Red Cross.  This class can be catered to your needs. You can come to this class for certification in Adults, Children and Infants or just Adults or just Children and Infants.American Red Cross First Aid Certification - Designed to help non-medical professionals provide assistance in times of crisis, this course allows you to gain an understanding of first aid best practices for a wide range of conditions, including: Asthma emergencies Anaphylaxis Burns Choking Diabetic emergencies External bleeding Environmental emergencies Heart Attack Poisoning Neck, head and spinal injuries Stroke Seizure
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    CPR, AED and/ or First Aid Certification - CPR/ AED and FIRST AID Adult/ Pediatric
American Red Cross Training  Course completion cards are valid for two years. Every class covers both certification and re-certification. The class is an instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants. This course teaches skills with research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills. American Red Cross CPR Certification–  teaches CPR and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for adults, infants, and children; intended for lay responders.This class can be catered to your needs.  You can come to this course for certification in Adults, Children and Infants or just Adults or just Children and Infants.American Red Cross  CPR Recertification – reviews the skills learned in previous CPR classes.  The class will recertify individuals previously certified by the American Red Cross.  This class can be catered to your needs. You can come to this class for certification in Adults, Children and Infants or just Adults or just Children and Infants.American Red Cross First Aid Certification - Designed to help non-medical professionals provide assistance in times of crisis, this course allows you to gain an understanding of first aid best practices for a wide range of conditions, including: Asthma emergencies Anaphylaxis Burns Choking Diabetic emergencies External bleeding Environmental emergencies Heart Attack Poisoning Neck, head and spinal injuries Stroke Seizure
 
Tuesday November 23, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Outdoor Survival Class - Outdoor Survival Class
"Are you ready to survive the outdoors this fall? Come join us at Hardack to learn the basics of survival! Survival Class will take place at the Hardack Lodge, Participants will learn the basics of survival, this includes (Essentials, Strategy, Climate and Terrain, Food, Water, Camp Craft, Reading Signs etc.) They will also be hiking around the magnificent terrain of Hardack’s trails.  Please note due to the age, they will be learning the very basics of the topics listed. The topic of fire/knives will be discussed and supervised introduction to fire building and knife use will be taught.Instructor:  Isaac BashawNOTE CHANGE IN START/FINISH TIME  - Class will run 4:00pm - 5:30pm