Ridgewood April 1, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • Page 15 Ridgewood Parks and Recreation and Total Golf Adventures of Bergen County are offering instructional sessions for youth and adults this spring. This program instructs golf enthusiasts in a fun environment, providing basics such as proper golf set-up, swing fundamentals, and golf etiquette. Six-week sessions are offered as follows: On Tuesdays, beginning May 5, kindergarten through grade two will meet from 3:30 to 4:40 p.m., grades three through five will meet from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m., and adults will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. On Wednesdays, beginning May 6, kindergarten through grade four will meet from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Golf instruction offered in village grades five through eight will meet from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m., and adults will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Classes will take place at the Irene Habernickel Park and the Bellair Putting Green. Rain make-ups will take place if necessary. The cost for youth instruction is $120; adult instruction is $130. All equipment will be provided by Total Golf Adventures of Bergen County. Registration can be made online at www.ridgewoodsports.org or in person or by mail to The Stable, 259 North Maple Avenue. The registration form is available on the recreation homepage at www.ridgewoodnj.net. Erik Silbernagel, a sixth grader at George Washington Middle School, has been named to the New Jersey J-IV (11and 12 year olds) ski team. He recently headed to the “Future Stars” race event held at Okemo Resort in Ludlow, VT. The New Jersey Ski Racing Association chooses the team based on qualifying races held during January and February; only the top seven boys in his age group qualify for the team. Star skier Parking garage (continued from page 3) “We have a parking problem in Ridgewood,” Mancuso said. “We’ve had a parking problem in Ridgewood for the last 50 or 60 years. How do we solve this problem? Do we compound the problem by adding additional retailing? I’m not willing to add structures that might or might not work out.” Acting on the consensus that the council as a whole did not want to add more retail space, but concurring on the need for more parking in downtown Ridgewood,” Mayor David Pfund asked if Saraceno could prepared detailed plans for a second tier of parking above the parking lot wedged between Sealfon’s and the board of education offices. Saraceno could not provide a cost estimate for the new proposal at last week’s meeting, but said the plans could be ready for the April 22 work session.