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Rascals Gym changing hands in Hamden

HAMDEN >> For 30 years, Rascals Gym owner Steve Schulefand has become accustomed to young faces anxiously awaiting entrance into his gym for children. But now, Schulefand said he’s ready to take a back seat. Friday, he announced he was selling the business to his employee Angie Martin. Schulefand said there’s no reason for his step down other than he’s worked in the business

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Local kid’s gym celebrates 25th year

By Jennifer Fama Special to the Post-Chronicle HAMDEN — Twenty-five years ago Steve Schulefand was doing a children’s theater production of Robin Hood when he decided he liked the reactions of the kids so much that he wanted to do more for children. That and the birth of his first child led to the decision of opening Rascals Gym. Now, it’s 25 years later

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For 25 years, Hamden gym provides space for kids to romp

HAMDEN — Shortly after 9 a.m. Monday, 20-month-old Mya Spadacenta bounced into Rascals Gym and unloaded her tiny coat, shoes and socks. She was ready to romp. “She loves everything,” her mom, Kim Spadacenta of North Haven, said of the multitude of playscapes and activities. “Her favorites are the swings, the balance beams and the slides. Rascals children’s gym on Whitney Avenue is celebrating

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