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Welcome to the Village of Lewiston Recreation Department's Virtual Recreation Center!


This is your place for fun, fitness, arts, education, and enrichment through these unprecedented times.  The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department is committed to ensuring resilient Lewiston community members have resources to maintain healthy lives, maintain mental wellness and continue to have extraordinary experiences.


The Virtual Recreation Center will bring programs and resources to you and your family to prioritize your health and well-being.


Visit this page often or follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter for new updates and ideas.  Please note that the Village does not endorse, collect payment on behalf of, or receive funds to advertise any of the third-party sites or services listed or referenced on this page.


Have a great idea or resource to share?  Please contact the Recreation Department at recreation@villageoflewiston.net


Fun & Fitness Resources

Project Play Western New York - Posting information to help families and kids stay active and engaged through sports.

Skateboarding Tricks - Easiest beginner skateboarding tricks.

Carpetboarding - Indoor skateboarding.

Do Yoga with Me - Free yoga videos.

Fitness Blender - Variety of free fitness videos.

Nike Training Club - App filled with free fitness videos.

Alo Moves - Fitness, yoga, and meditation.

Fitness Blender for Kids - Free fitness videos.

GoNoodle - Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.

Kid-friendly Workouts - Fun and engaging workouts for children.

The OT Tool Box - Resources designed to build skills through movement.

BBC goodfood- Children’s baking recipes.

All Kids Network - Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot, etc.

Highlights Kids - Fun games, recipes, crafts, and activities.

Maker Stations - Simple at home creations.

Nomster Chef - Illustrated recipes designed for children ages 2-12.


Arts & Cultural Resources

Google Arts and Culture - Features content from over 1,200 leading museums and archives.

Daily Doodle - Daily Lessons by Mo Willems.

FreeKidsCrafts - Lots of categories of idea, templates and print outs.

Crafts by Amanda - Free arts and crafts ideas.

Coloring pages - Free coloring pages for children.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MetKids) - Discover the Met Museum through virtual activities.

Artsology -  Interactive art activities for children.

Kids Think Design - Explores careers in different types of design.

Recycled Arts and Crafts - create something out of recycled materials.

Broadway Shows - Watch a Broadway show for free.

Annenberg Space for Photography - Photography Education resources.


STEM & Education Resources

Lewiston Library - Reading and learning activities for children.

Scholastic Learn at Home - Reading activities for children.

Bed Time Math - Math as a fun part of your daily family routine.

ECB - Games to get "into the book".

Conjuguemos - Multi-language listening activities and games.

Instructables - 3D printing projects and Coding projects.

Science Spot - Science projects that can be completed without Internet access.

The Happy Scientist - Science exploration.

Climate Kids - NASA’s science exploration for children.

PBS Learning - over 30,000 learning materials for children.

Brainscape - Online flashcard decks on every subject imaginable.

Banzai - Understanding of real-world financial situations, and smart money management.

Education.com - Free printable worksheets and interactive games.

iD Tech - Virtual Tech Camp.

Slime Recipes! -  Fluffy Slime, Simple Slime, Super Slime, Glooze Slime, and Oobeck/Quicksand Slime


Mindfulness Practices

Mindfulness - Practice meditation, focus, breathing methods, guided imagery, to relax the body, and mind and help reduce stress.

Over Coming Obstacles - Life skills for students that include strategies for teaching social, and emotional skills.


Nature & Virtual Travel

Google Earth - Take a Virtual Vacation or explore the world.

Virtual Museum Tours - Visit museums around the world.

San Diego Zoo - Live animal cameras and videos.

The Environmental Nature Center - Educational videos for school-aged children.

Aquarium of Niagara - At home activities

Aquarium of the Pacific - Webinars, live-cam footage, and classes.

Ripley's Aquarium of Canada - Live Cameras

Nat Geo Kids - Learn about geography and animals.

Smithsonian Zoos and Museums - Live video of the National Zoo and activities from the Smithsonian Learning Lab.

National Parks - Live video and virtual tours of National Parks including the Statue of Liberty and Yellowstone National Park.


Stay Connected

Even with practicing social distancing, stay connected to those around you:

  • Call a friend or relative to check in.
  • Write a letter.
  • Facetime.
  • Make time to unwind by taking breaks from watching, reading, or listening to the news; including social media.
  • Take care of your body - deep breathing, stretching, and meditation are great ways to relieve stress. Try to well-balanced meals, exercise regularly, and get plenty of sleep.
  • Connect with others - talk with people you trust about your concerns and feelings.


Village of Lewiston Recreation Department Information

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Contact Us

Village of Lewiston Recreation

145 N 4th St, PO Box 325, Lewiston, NY 14092

Phone: (716) 754-1990 Fax: (716) 754-2703

Hours

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 3PM - 8PM

Saturday: 9AM - 2PM (September-April) 

Sunday: Closed

Recreation@villageoflewiston.net

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