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Summer 2019

Summer 2019 Program Brochure

WHAT’S INSIDE

Table of Contents Parks & Recreation Office
Open Monday - Friday
3..................................... Pre-School Programs from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
4..................................................... Gymnastics
5 - 9.............................. Youth Sports & Fitness *We will be closed on May 27, July 4, Sept. 2
10.............................................................Youth
11 - 12............................. S.T.E.A.M. Programs Phone: 781.270.1695
13............................................... Simonds Park
14.................... Middle School Parks Programs Parks & Recreation Commission
14....................................Volunteer Information
15 - 16......................... Therapeutic Recreation Kristine Brown, Chairperson
17............................... Something for Everyone David Norden
18 - 20.......................................... Adult Fitness Kevin Sullivan
20 - 21..............................................Adult Yoga
21 - 22........................................... Adult Sports Thomas Murphy, School Committee Representative
23...................................... Adults/Active Adults Paul Raymond, Planning Board Representative
24............................................. Summer Nights
25........................................Community Events Parks & Recreation Staff
26.................................................Trips & Tours
27...................................Policies & Procedures Brendan Egan, Director of Parks & Recreation
27........................................Discounted Tickets Rich Cote, Superintendent of Parks
Kelly Lehman, Program Coordinator

Jessie Hampson, Assistant Program Coordinator
Laurel Rossiter, CTRS, Therapeutic Rec Specialist

Registration begins at 8:30 am on Friday, April 26th
Look for new programs throughout the brochure; they have yellow titles!

Registration Guidelines

1. For your convenience, online registration is available at www.burlingtonrecreation.org. You may also
register by mail or in person at the Parks & Recreation Department.
2. If your address is not printed on your check, provide a photocopy of your driver’s license.
3. If you think the staff should be aware of any medical, physical or emotional conditions regarding the partici-
pant, please provide information on the registration form.
4. The only time you will hear from us is if your program is full, canceled, you get your second choice, or there is
a change in day or time. If both your choices are filled, your name will be placed on the waiting list and a refund
will be sent to you.

Waiting List

If your desired class is filled, you will be notified and placed on a waiting list. We will make every effort to
accommodate those on the waiting list.

How To Register By Mail

1. Log on to burlingtonrecreation.org and print out a registration form.
2. One registration form may be used for all of your family’s registrations.
3. Fill out the registration form completely and accurately so that your family information may be entered into the
computer correctly.
4. When registering by mail, you may pay by check or money order (payable to Town of Burlington).
5. Send registration form, payment, and birth certificates (if required) to:

Burlington Parks & Recreation Department, Registration, Town Hall, 29 Center Street, Burlington, MA 01803
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PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Summer Discovery

Ages 3 - 5, Monday - Friday, 9 am - 1 pm, $73, Function Rooms 1 & 2, Director: Amanda Hanafin
With themes such as camping, the rainforest and the ocean, children will make discoveries through stories,
songs, art, science, games and dramatic play. Juice and snacks are provided daily. Children should bring
peanut-free lunches. We encourage children to bring water bottles. Children must be toilet-trained. A copy of
your child’s birth certificate must accompany the registration for new participants.

Sessions are limited to four per child until June 3.

Dates Activity # Dates Activity # Dates Activity #

June 27 - July 3 463400-A July 15 - 19 463400-C July 29 - Aug. 2 463400-E

July 8 - 12 463400-B July 22 - 26 463400-D Aug. 5 - 9 463400-F

Preschool Art

Ages 3 - 5, Monday - Friday, 2:30 - 4:30 pm, $43, Francis Wyman School, Director: TBD
Nothing unleashes a child’s creativity quite like art. This program encourages young children to explore their sense
of artistic possibility. Through art, children will express themselves beyond their words, while their imaginations
expand past the boundaries of the art paper. We encourage children to bring water bottles. Children must be
toilet-trained. A copy of your child’s birth certificate must accompany the registration for new participants.

Dates Activity # Dates Activity # Dates Activity #

June 27 - July 3 462600-A July 15 - 19 462600-C July 29 - Aug. 2 462600-E

July 8 - 12 462600-B July 22 - 26 462600-D Aug. 5 - 9 462600-F

Little Dragons

Ages 3 - 4, $125 ( 8 weeks, uniform included), Steve Nugent’s Institute, 207F Cambridge Street
Instructor: Steve Nugent & Staff

Emphasis will be put on listening, memory and attention. Children will be taught breathing, how to stretch, self-

discipline and coordination. In addition, the classes cover health, nutrition, fire safety and stranger awareness.

Day Dates Time Activity #

Thursdays July 11 - Aug. 29 4:30 - 5 pm 470000-A

Saturdays July 13 - Aug. 31 9:30 - 10 am 470000-B

Discovery Preschool

Ages 3 - 5 (toilet-trained), 9 am - Noon, Visco Building at Simonds Park, Director: Chris Allain

Days Dates Fee Activity #

Mondays Sept. 9 - Dec. 9 (Not 10/14 & 11/11) $220 (12 weeks) 153400-A

Wednesdays Sept. 11 - Dec. 11 (Not 11/27) $238 (13 weeks) 153400-B

Preschool Bookworms

Ages 3 - 5 (toilet-trained), 9 am - Noon, Visco Building at Simonds Park, Director: Chris Allain

Days Dates Fee Activity #

Thursdays Sept. 12 - Dec. 12 (Not 11/28) $238 (13 weeks) 151600-A
Fridays Sept. 13 - Dec. 13 (Not11/29) 151600-B

Discovery Kinder-Skills

Ages 4 - 5, Tuesdays, Sept. 10 - Dec. 10, 9 am - 1 pm, $340 (14 weeks)
Visco Building at Simonds Park, Director: Chris Allain, Activity #: 153500-A
*Participants must bring peanut-free lunches. *Child must be 4 yrs old by Aug. 31, 2019

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GYMNASTICS

Recreation Gym, Instructors: Dotty Martin & Staff
Come join Dotty as she challenges you and your child(ren) with a fun learning experience through gymnastics,

creative movement and fun developmental play.

Baby Gym Beginner Gym

(3 - 14 months w/ adult helper) (30 - 48 months)
We work with the gymnastics equipment and props This class is a transition class without parent
to make your baby scream with laughter. This is an participation. There is a lot to learn about working
opportunity for you to meet new friends and share together, taking turns, waiting in line and doing things
issues and questions with other parents. No shoes ourselves with teacher supervision. To help with the
please. transition, we have 3 teachers helping to lead the
fun. We will test our balance by walking on various
Toddler Tumblers balance beams, learning how to roll and do cartwheels
and handstands, and will have tons of fun exploring
(12 - 24 months w/ adult helper ~ proficient walker) obstacle courses each week.
Beginner walkers and those getting ready for some
faster running steps should join our Toddler Tumblers Fun Gymnastics
program. Focus is placed on balance, working
muscles, dancing and playing wth parachutes and (Ages 5 - 12; broken into age appropriate groups)
props. No shoes please. Do you want to learn a cartwheel or something a little
more daring like a back handspring? Did you ever
Gym 2’s and 3’s wonder how people balance on their hands for so long?
Well, we can teach you the secrets. We know the
(24 - 36 months w/ adult helper) tricks! Dress in comfortable clothes. No jeans please.
This class is perfect for toddlers who are ready for
running, jumping, swinging, and sliding. Children Cheer, Tumble & More
will work with equipment, musical movement play,
parachutes and rainbow magic ropes. If your child is (Ages 5 - 12; broken into age appropriate groups)
3 years old and has not completed this class, please Calling all kids that want to have an awesome work-
register for this class prior to enrolling in Beginner Gym. out while learning how to cheer, tumble and just have
fun! Our staff has created a new fusion of cheerlead-
ing, gymnastics and fun obstacle courses to create a
unique learning environment. Each week the class will
be a blend of tumble, jumps and fun routines. You don’t
have to be a cheerleader or a gymnast to attend!

Thursdays, June 20 - Aug. 29 (Not 7/4), $145 (10 weeks)

Class Ages Time Activity #
Baby Gym 470260-A
3 - 14 months w/ adult helper 11:30 - 12:10 pm
Toddler Tumblers 470260-B
12 - 24 months w/ adult helper 9 - 9:40 am
Gym 2’s & 3’s *must be proficient walker 470260-C
Beginner Gym 9:45 - 10:25 am 470260-D
24 - 36 months w/ adult helper 10:30 - 11:10 am

30 - 48 months

Thursdays, June 20 - Aug. 29 (Not 7/4, 7/11 & 7/25), $117 (8 weeks)

Fun Gymnastics 5 - 12 (broken into age appropriate groups) 1 - 2:00 pm 470260-E
470260-F
Cheer, Tumble & More 5 - 12 (broken into age appropriate groups) 2 - 3 pm

**50% discount for siblings**

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SPORTS

Pre-soccer: Kick & Play Super Soccer Stars

Ages 12 - 24 months (w/ parent), Saturdays, July Ages 2 - 3, Saturdays, July 13 - Aug. 24
13 - Aug. 24, 9 - 9:40 am, $75 (7 weeks), Recreation 9:50 - 10:30 am, $75 (7 weeks), Recreation Center
Center Field, Instructor: Super Soccer Stars Staff
Field, Instructor: Super Soccer Stars Staff
Activity #: 475300-A Activity #: 474610-A
Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer & movement
program for toddlers between 12 and 24 months. The This introductory soccer program, the next step up from
program focuses on physical, cognitive and social- Kick & Play, encourages pre-school aged children to
emotional development with exciting movement participate independently from their parents. Like Kick
games, original music, and supportive parenting as the & Play, the curriculum, is still very imagination based
central focus. Kick & Play is specifically designed for with soccer skills being the primary focus.
children under 2. We use small soccer balls and small
goals during class to focus on the lower body, and we B-Ball for Beginners
also use an array of other movement toys, music and
characters to properly engage children at this age. Grades K - 2 (grade completed)
Monday - Thursday, July 22 - 25, $35
Recreation Gym, Director: Ken Pondelli

Lil Sports This is an introduction that will teach your child the ba-
sic skills and fundamentals of the game. The program
Ages 2 - 5, Mondays, $48 (5 weeks), Recreation will include instruction and skill development.
Center Field, Instructor: Lil Sports Staff
Grade Time Activity #
This fun, energetic program is set to music and teach-
K 2 - 2:45 pm 471711-A
es children the basics of multiple sports and activities
1 & 2 3 - 3:45 pm 471711-B
while building teamwork, listening skills, and gross mo-

tor skills.

Dates Time Activity # Monday Night Summer Soccer

June 10 - 12:45 - 1:30 pm 471800-A Ages 5 - 14, Mondays, June 24 - August 19
July 8 1:45 - 2:30 pm 471800-B (not 7/1), 5:30 - 7:30 pm, $175 (8 weeks), MSMS
12:45 - 1:30 pm 471800-C
July 22 - 1:45 - 2:30 pm 471800-D Field, Instructor: ProFormance Soccer Staff
Aug. 19 Activity #: 474501-A

This FUN, action-packed program will include both

Mini Sports individual skill training (passing, dribbling, shooting
& defending) and game play. The program is led by

Ages 4 - Grade 1 (grade completed), Monday - top local coaches and will keep players active and

Friday, 9 am - 1 pm, $56, Francis Wyman Gym improving throughout the summer. Players will be

Director: Peter Lynch grouped by age/gender/skill level. If you are away and

In this program, participants will take part in will miss a class, you are able to make up missed days

developmentally appropriate games and activities. at ProFormance Soccer’s Stoneham location.

This program is designed for participants to have fun Field Hockey

while being introduced to sport skills and themes such

as throwing, catching, following directions, strategy, Grades 4 - 8 (grade completed), Thursdays
and teamwork. Program specific information will be June 27 - Aug. 1 (not 7/4), 6:30 - 8 pm, $35
given weekly. Participants should bring a peanut-free
(5 weeks) Varsity Field, Instructor: TBD
snack and drink. *Participants must be toilet-trained.
Activity #: 415201-A

Dates Activity # Through drills and scrimmages, players will be trained

June 27 - July 3 473901-A in all aspects of field hockey: positioning, dribbling,
July 8 - 12 473901-B dodging, passing, defending and scoring. Throughout
the sessions, players will improve their fundamentals,
July 15 - 19 473901-C
game sense, and develop a better understanding of the

July 22 - 26 473901-D sport. Participants should wear comfortable clothing,

July 29 - Aug. 2 473901-E sneakers/cleats, shin guards, a molded mouth-guard,
Aug. 5 - 9 473901-F and goggles. Field hockey sticks will be available to
borrow. No experience necessary!

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SPORTS

Youth Tennis Lessons Youth Kickboxing

$28, Monday - Friday, Rahanis Tennis Courts Ages 12+, Wednesdays, June 26 - Aug. 14
Director: Scott Barrett 6:30 - 7:30 pm, $133 (8 weeks)

This program is for beginners to experienced players. MK Boxing 1 Esquire Rd Billerica, Instructors:
Our energetic tennis staff will keep you coming back Mike Knox & Staff, Activity #: 470101-A
all summer. Participants should bring a tennis racquet
and plenty of water. Balls will be provided. A few pee- First and foremost the cardio strength and endurance
wee racquets are available at the program and are lent you will receive even after only a couple of weeks of
out on a first-come, first-serve basis. working out are noticeably improved. As an extra to the
physical benefits, you will learn kickboxing techniques
PEEWEES (Ages 4 - 7) and punching combinations. Additionally, you will dis-
Introduction to tennis skills, development of hand/eye cover ways to dodge, avoid, guard and counter attack.
coordination, fun for your little ones. Both defense and offense skills will be taught in this
class. Additional training might be taught about how to
BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER (Ages 8 - 12) compete in the ring through competitive events if a cli-
Basic stroke development for new players, intro to vol- ent is interested in that specific training. Gloves can be
ley, serve and various games that improve tennis skills. purchased separately at the gym.

INTERMEDIATE (Ages 10 - 16) Jr. Golf School Clinic
Further stroke development, footwork, lobs and over-
head; development of topspin, singles and doubles Ages 7 - 14, $134, Billerica Country Club
competition on separate court. Instructors: Barrie Bruce Golf School

RAIN DAY POLICY Junior clinics are perfect for beginners and those who
Rain days will not be made up. You will receive a reim- want to develop better skills. Clinics consist of 5 lessons,
bursement for any days missed due to our cancellation covering safety, set up, the swing, irons, woods, short
of the program. game and etiquette. Equipment and practice balls will
be provided. Junior golfers are grouped by age range,
Ages 4 - 7 Ages 8 - 12 Ages 10 - 16 so students will be playing in age-related peer groups.

Date 5 - 5:45 pm 6 - 7 pm 7 - 8 pm

Activity # Activity # Activity #

June 27 - 460901-A 460921-A 460941-A Monday - Friday from 9 - 10:15 am
July 3
Dates Activity # Dates Activity #

July 8 - 12 460901-B 460921-B 460941-B July 8 - 12 470601-A Aug. 5 - 9 470601-C

July 15 - 19 460901-C 460921-C 460941-C July 15 - 19 470601-B Aug. 12 - 16 470601-D

July 22 - 26 460901-D 460921-D 460941-D Saturdays from 1 to 2:15 pm

July 29 - 460901-E 460921-E 460941-E Dates Activity #
Aug. 2 460901-F 460921-F 460941-F July 13 - Aug. 10 470601-E

Aug. 5 - 9

Boxing Karate Frenzy

Grades K - 8 (grade completed), $133 (8 weeks) Grades K - 6 (grade completed), Monday - Friday
MK Boxing, 1 Esquire Rd, Billerica 9 am - Noon, $200 (uniform included)
Instructor: Mike Knox & Staff
Steve Nugent’s Institute, 207F Cambridge St.
Boxing will not only improve the body, it will improve Instructor: Steve Nugent & Staff
the mind. The sport of boxing can and will be safe if
done properly. Participants must bring their own gloves Each day emphasis will be on the basic development
or may buy them at MK Boxing. All parents will be re-
quired to sign guest registrations and waivers for their of your child’s physical, emotional, and mental well-
children upon arrival. Students will be broken up into
age appropriate classes. being through the integration of physical education,

self-defense and general martial arts concepts. They

will learn karate techniques, flexibility, concentration

and sportsmanship. Participants will be challenged

physically and mentally in fun and unique ways.

Dates Time Activity # Date Activity #

Wed., June 26 - Aug. 14 3:30 - 4:30 pm 471001-A July 8 - 12 470531-A

Sat., June 29 - Aug. 17 9:30 - 10:30 am 471001-B Aug. 19 - 23 470531-B
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SPORTS

Gymnastics at BHS

Grades 1 - 12 (grade completed), Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm, $73
BHS Gym, Director: Jourdan Marino

The gymnastics program will consist of instruction, recreational activities and special events. Students will

be placed in small groups according to age and ability. Skills will be taught in progression with emphasis on

teamwork, cooperation, safety and fun. This program is for all ability levels. Please bring a peanut-free lunch.

Date Girls Activity # Boys Activity #

Grade 1 - 2 461211-A Grade 1 - 2 461221-A

July 8 - 11 Grade 3 - 5 461231-A Grade 3 - 5 461241-A

Grade 6 - 12 461251-A Grade 6 - 12 461261-A

Grade 1 - 2 461211-B Grade 1 - 2 461221-B

July 15 - 18 Grade 3 - 5 461231-B Grade 3 - 5 461241-B

Grade 6 - 12 461251-B Grade 6 - 12 461261-B

Grade 1 - 2 461211-C Grade 1 - 2 461221-C

July 22 - 25 Grade 3 - 5 461231-C Grade 3 - 5 461241-C

Grade 6 - 12 461251-C Grade 6 - 12 461261-C

Grade 1 - 2 461211-D Grade 1 - 2 461221-D

July 29 - Aug. 1 Grade 3 - 5 461231-D Grade 3 - 5 461241-D

Grade 6 - 12 461251-D Grade 6 - 12 461261-D

Fun-Damental Basketball Learn to Skate

Grades 3 - 5 (grade completed) Ages 3 - 16, Wednesdays, June 26 - Aug. 14
Monday - Thursday, July 22 - 25, $38 5 - 5:25 pm, $124 (8 weeks), Burlington Ice
MSMS Gym, Director: Ken Pondelli
This program will focus on developing skills in shoot- Palace 36 Ray Ave, Instructors: FMC Ice
Sport Staff, Activity #: 473101-A
ing, dribbling and defense. Scrimmage games will be
For skaters with little or no experience. This group
played each day. Registration is limited.
class will teach the basics of skating in a fun and com-
Time Activity #
fortable environment. Skaters are grouped by age and
Girls 9 - 10:15 am 471736-A
ability as needed. Skaters must be toilet-trained and
Boys 10:30 am - 11:45 am 471736-B
helmets are required (bike helmets are acceptable).

Skate rentals are provided.

Outdoor Hoops For Kids Flag Football

Grades 3 - 5 (grade completed) Monday - Friday, Aug. 19 - 23
Monday - Friday, Aug. 19 - 23, 9 - 10:30 am, $53 9 am - 3 pm, $145, Simonds Park, Instructor:

Wildwood Courts, Director: Ken Pondelli Skyhawks Sports Academy
Activity #: 471701-A Through our “skill of the day” exercises, participants will
learn skills on both sides of the ball including the core
This weeklong basketball program for children will components of passing, catching, and de-flagging or
defensive positioning – all presented in a fun and posi-
stress skill development and team competition. Staff tive environment. The week ends with the Skyhawks
Super Bowl, giving participants a chance to showcase
will break players up into teams on day 1. After 30 min- their skills on the gridiron!

utes of drills, teams will play a game each day. There Ages Activity # Ages Activity #

is no rain location for this program. If a day is canceled 7 - 9 474001-A 10 - 12 474001-B

due to rain a household credit will be issued.

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SPORTS

Karate

Ages 5 - 13, Steve Nugent’s Institute, 207F Cambridge Street, Instructor: Steve Nugent & Staff
This is an introductory karate program that teaches proper stance, breathing, how to stretch, self-discipline, co-
ordination, and practical self-defense. Classes cover health, nutrition, fire safety, and stranger awareness. The
fee for the program includes the cost of a uniform.

Day Date Fee Time Activity #

Mondays July 8 - Aug. 26 $125 (8 weeks) 5:30 - 6:15 pm 470501-A
Wednesdays July 10 - Aug. 28 6:15 - 7 pm 470501-B
6:15 - 7 pm 470501-C

Saturdays July 13 - Aug. 31 1 - 1:45 pm 470501-D

Indoor Rock Climbing

Central Rock Gym 10 Adam Rd, Stoneham, Instructors: Central Rock Gym Staff
Build your climbing skills in a supportive and friendly environment. Central Rock Gym staff will take care of all
of the rope management aspects of climbing so kids can focus on climbing and having fun. All gear needed to
climb is included.

Ages Day Dates Time Fee Actvity #

6 - 13 Monday - Friday Aug. 26 - 30 9 am - 2 pm $405 479101-A

5 - 12 Saturdays July 13 - Aug. 3 9 - 11 am $85 (4 weeks) 479101-B

Cricket Fencing

Sundays, July 21 - Aug. 25, 4 - 5:30 pm, $65 Ages 8+, Saturdays, July 13 - Aug. 31, 4 - 4:45 pm
(6 weeks), Fox Hill School, Instructor: United $125 (8 weeks), Steve Nugent’s Institute, 207F
Cambridge St., Instructor: Steve Nugent & Staff
Cricket League Staff Activity #: 474701-A
Come learn the basics of the 2nd most popular sport
Benefits of fencing include enhanced fitness, self
in the world, Cricket! The focus of this program is to
discipline and confidence, character & sportsmanship.
have fun while learning batting, bowling, fielding, and
These classes will introduce proper mechanics and
other skills of the sport. Skills will be taught at the start
technique and ability-specific fencing situations and
of each session, with scrimmages being played after-
strategies. All equipment is provided.
ward. All equipment is provided.

Ages Activity # Youth Volleyball
5-9 471101-A
10 - 13 471101-B Ages 7 - 12, Co-Ed, Monday - Friday, July 8 - 12
2:15 - 4:15 pm, $124, Recreation Gym, Instructor:
Multi-Sport Camp Skyhawks Sports Academy, Activity #: 470701-A
This clinic is for players from novice to intermediate
Ages 7 - 12, Monday - Friday, Aug. 12 - 16 level. Participants will receive coaching in all volleyball
9 am - 3 pm, $155, Simonds Park fundamentals and some tactical areas.

Instructor: Viking Sport Staff, Activity #: 462301-A Baseball/Softball Camp
This program includes a fun variety of sports including
soccer, basketball, baseball, flag football, dodgeball, Ages 7 - 12, Monday - Friday, Aug. 26 - 30
kickball, capture the flag, floor hockey, team hand- 9 am - 3 pm, $155, Simonds Park
ball, watermelon reindeer tails, and many other games
and camp activities. At all Viking Multi-Sport Camps Instructor: Viking Sport Staff, Activity #: 462201-A
the week concludes with Tournament Day! All Viking Coaches will teach the fundamentals of batting, field-
campers will receive a Viking T-shirt and trophy. ing, throwing, pitching and base-running. Camp also
includes many games like home run derby and Fenway
Baseball. It concludes with the Viking World Series! All
Viking campers receive a Viking T-shirt and trophy.

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SPORTS & FITNESS

Field Hockey Clinic CrossFit Kids

Wednesday, June 26, No Fee ($10 non-residents) Ages 8 - 12, Mondays & Wednesdays, 4 - 5 pm
Varsity Field, Instructor: Seacoast United Essex $142 (8 sessions), CrossFit Exclamation
10 Ray Ave, Instructor: Lori Becker
Field Hockey Club
Whether you are new to the sport, or looking to im- A combination of skill practice, workouts and games to
prove your skills, the main focus of this clinic is to teach
the importance of basic field hockey skills as well as build strength and conditioning in children and teens.
introduce team oriented concepts. Please join us for
some friendly, competitive field hockey fun! Partici- Classes include elements of gymnastics, body weight
pants should bring shin guards, a mouth guard, and
goggles. Sticks and balls will be provided as needed. movements, running, jumping and more-all geared to-

wards kids! Super fun and engaging!

Date Activity #

Grade Completed Time Activity # June 24 - July 24 417311-A
(Not 7/1 & 7/3)

K-4 5 - 6 pm 463311-A July 29 - Aug. 21 417311-B

5-8 5 - 6:30 pm 463311-B CrossFit Teens

9 - 12 6:30 - 8 pm 463311-C Ages 12 - 15, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 - 5 pm
$142 (8 sessions), CrossFit Exclamation
Archery 10 Ray Ave, Instructor: Lori Becker

Grades 5 - 8, Fridays, July 12 - Aug. 2 Develop full-body strength, mobility and explosive
6:15 - 7:15 pm, $101 (4 weeks), Mary Cummings
power to give teens the edge! Teens will gain confi-
Estate, Instructor: On the Mark Archery Staff
Patience, focus and discipline are the things needed to dence and reduce risk of injury. Classes are suitable

find success and achieve consistent shot groups. Our for everyone, athletes and non-athletes, seeking to get

lesson plans engage students in unique challenges a great workout!

while balancing out individualized attention and feed- Date Activity #

back. Enrolled students are eligible for the On the Mark June 25 - July 25 417302-A
(Not 7/2 & 7/4)
Archery Tournament. All equipment is provided.
July 30 - Aug. 22 417302-B

Level Activity #

Beginner 471401-A

Advanced 471401-B Brazilian Jui-Jitsu

KidsJam & Yoga Ages 7 - 15, Tuesdays, July 9 - Aug. 27
3:30 - 4:15 pm, $125 (8 weeks)
Grades K - 3 (grade completed), Mondays
July 8 - Aug. 19, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, $89 (7 weeks) Steve Nugent’s Institute 207F Cambridge St
Function Room 1, Instructor: Danielle Trouve Instructor: Steve Nugent & Staff
Activity #: 481103-A
Activity #: 432901-A
A combination of the most advantageous fitness ac- Our martial arts program will arm your child with a host

tivities and creative movement for kids. We will play of positive mental and physical skills that will help him/

fitness games, create high-energy dances and condi- her in school, at home and in life! As your child will

tioning activities, and provide guided yoga combina- learn to succeed, you’ll see a new kind of discipline

tions and relaxing meditation techniques in an hour full emerging… the kind that will positively affect all areas

of fun that will leave your child feeling positive and en- of his or her life. You’ll notice an increased respect

ergetic. Included is an official KidsJAM tee shirt! There for others, and most importantly, for themselves. This

will be a small performance at the last class. kind of powerful mind/body connection will make them

unstoppable when faced with difficulties in life.

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YOUTH

Park Place Parent/Child Playdate in the Pool

Grades K - 5 (grade completed), Monday - Friday Ages 1 - 5 (w/ parent), Noon - 1 pm $30 (5 weeks)
June 27 - Aug. 9 (Not 7/4 & 7/5), 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Goldfish Swim School, 10 B Street Burlington

Regan Playground, Rahanis Playground This is an unstructured, open swim for you and your
Wildmere/Veterans Playground, and Wildwood child to spend time together getting familiar with water
in a heated (90 degree) pool! This is a great opportunity
Park (Rain Day Location: BHS) for young kids who may not have had previous
Take a “chance” and find out why the Park Place experience in water or for those in the beginning stages
program has a Monopoly on fun and excitement. Our of swimming. Practice moving in the water, kicking,
staff will offer imaginative activities and special events blowing bubbles or even floating! A parent must get in
as well as traditional games, sports, and arts and crafts. the pool with their child; only one child per parent.
Park Place is still free of charge (best bargain in town).
Day Dates Activity #
Once again this year, each participant must carry
a Park Pass with them each day. Park passes are Tues. July 9 - Aug. 6 410800-A
available at each park. Park Place is available for
Burlington residents only. Each participant will be Wed. July 10 - Aug. 7 410800-B
allowed to bring a guest up to 5 times during the
summer. Park Place Field Trip - Canobie Lake

Staff members are responsible for children only when Grades K - 5 (grade completed) must be enrolled
they are participating in park activities. Parks do not in Parks Place, Wednesday, July 24, Departing at
have indoor facilities and may close suddenly because
of weather or other reasons. Additional guidelines are 10 am from Pine Glen School, $43
available to parents at each park. Participants should Activity #: 400573-A
bring peanut-free lunches.
Join us as we venture to Canobie Lake Park! Fee
Wildmere and Veterans Playground will be sharing a
director once again. Wildmere is open on Mondays, includes transportation and admission. Participants
Wednesdays and Fridays and Veterans is open on
Tuesdays and Thursdays. will need to bring lunch and spending money for the

*Wildwood, Regan and Veterans/Wildmere Park will day. Rahanis Playground will be open for children not
close at Noon on August 9. Rahanis Playground
will remain open through August 16; park will close participating in the field trip. Regan, Wildwood, and
at Noon on August 16.
Wildmere/Veterans will be closed for the day.
RULES AND EXPECTATIONS
Your child’s safety is the most important thing for us at Taste Test
Park Place, so we always have rules that we expect
each child to follow. Some of the most important rules Ages 6 - 11, Saturdays, 9 - 11 am, $35, Function
are: Room 1, Instructor: Kids Test Kitchen Staff
1. Always Keep Your Hands to Yourself - pushing,
hitting, or any other violent behavior will not be tolerated Kids’ Test Kitchen is on a mission to get young eaters
2. Listen to the Staff Members at all times -- disruptions cooking, tasting, and thinking about healthy ingredi-
ruin the fun for everybody ents! We will prepare two of our favorite recipes – both
3. Stay inside the park -- we NEVER allow children to whose key ingredients are known to be really good for
go outside the fences without permission, this is taken us! At the end you will receive the main ingredient and
very seriously the recipe so that you can show off! We can plan for
4. Respect everybody at the park - this includes any food allergy - please clearly disclose all food aller-
children, staff members and volunteers...keep Park gies and/or dietary restrictions upon registration.
Place fun for everybody!
Date Activity # Date Activity #

July 20 451811-A Aug. 17 451811-B

Beat Bullying

Ages 6 - 12, Saturday, Aug. 24, 3 - 3:45 pm, $20
Steve Nugent’s Institute, 207F Cambridge Street

Instructor: Steve Nugent & staff
Activity #: 458301-A

Bullying is never okay. In this class, children will learn

direct and indirect techniques that will help them deal

with a bully effectively.

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S.T.E.A.M.

Circuit Makers 101 Creative Computing

Grades 1 - 3, Monday - Wednesday, July 1 - 3 Grades 6 - 8 (grade completed), Monday - Friday
9am - Noon, $93, Ceramics Room, Instructor: August 19 - 23, 1 - 4 pm, $152

Circuit Lab Staff, Activity #: 451211-A Visco Building, Instructor: Circuit Lab Staff
Let’s get creative with electricity! In this junior version of Activity #: 457801-A
our Hands-On Electronics class, students will gain ex-
perience with creating their own electronics; designing We will use the latest tools: Arduino (for building
custom light-up greeting cards, electric games, mazes, interactive devices) and Raspberry Pi (for learning
and even musical instruments. Each class consists of a about computers and coding) to design hands-on
circuitry lesson and a hands-on electronics project, us- projects ranging from LED light shows to touchless
ing components like lights, buzzers, switches, motors, musical instruments to wearable computers, all in the
and sensors. Circuit Lab staff will make sure partici- name of taking ideas and making them real. Participants
pants create a project that they can be proud of each have access to a comprehensive library of parts and
day. Most class days include a take-home project. equipment, and experienced instructors who can help
them create the devices of their dreams.

Top Secret Science & Math Filmmaking

Grades K - 5 (grade completed), Monday - Friday Ages 9 - 14, Monday - Friday, Aug. 19 - 23
8:45 am - 2:45 pm, $157, Instructor: Mike Bergen 9 am - 3 pm, $300, Function Room 1, Instructor:
Investigate, discover and explore science areas such Filmmakers Collaborative, Activity #: 458701-A
as: chemistry, electricity, physics, light, sound, air and Students will learn skills in scriptwriting, storyboard
water. Make and take home up to 10 exciting science sketching, character development, improvisation and
projects and experience up to 20 different hands-on camera skills. They will write, shoot and edit a film in a
science experiments each week. All materials and genre of their choosing. Students will learn to edit their
supplies included. There will be a combination of films using professional editing software like Final Cut
new and old experiments. Each week will feature half Pro. All final projects are eligible for submission into the
returning and half new experiments. Please send your Boston International Kids Film Festival in Nov. 2019.
child with 2 peanut-free snacks, 2 drinks and a lunch.
App Inventors
Date Location Activity #
Grades 4 - 7 (grade completed), Monday -
July 15 - 19 Ceramics Room 451901-A Wednesday, July 1 - 3, 1 - 4 pm, $93, Ceramics

Aug. 12 - 16 Function Room 2 451901-B Room, Instructor: Circut Lab Staff
Activity #: 462711-A
Hands-On Electronics
Want to know how the apps work on your phone or
Grades 3 - 6 (grade completed), Monday - Friday iPad? Or do you have the next app idea and need
August 19 - 23, 9 am - Noon, $152 to know how to make it? In this course, you will use
MIT App Inventor software to make fun, creative apps
Visco Building, Instructor: Circuit Lab Staff for Android phones and tablets. You will also explore
Activity #: 457701-A wireless communication by building custom Bluetooth
hardware controllers and readouts for our apps.
Tinker with electronics while learning the basics of
computer programming. We begin by experimenting Anime Drawing
with the fundamentals of electronics and circuitry, and
step up to projects where our class of young makers will Grades 5 - 9 (grade completed), Friday, July 26
design their own interactive and programmable devices. 9 am - 3 pm, $37, Ceramics Room, Instructor:
Participants use the latest tools including Arduino (for
building interactive devices) and Raspberry Pi (for Christina Chang, BHS Art Teacher
learning about computers and coding) to experiment Activity #: 462801-A
with LEDs, resistors, motors, and programming. Each
class day gives participants the chance to design a Spend the day creating and drawing your own anime
hands-on project with the guidance of skilled instructors. characters. Anime drawing techniques will be shared
throughout the day. Bring a snack, lunch and wear
comfortable clothing that can get dirty or bring an apron
or smock.

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S.T.E.A.M

Expert Architects Burlington Esports Club
Grades 2 - 5 (grade completed), Monday - Grades 6 - 11 (grade completed), Monday - Friday

Wednesday, June 24 - 26 Aug. 26 - 30, 11 am - 3 pm, $300, Function Room

9 am - 2 pm, $145, Ceramics Room, Instructor: 2, Instructor: Vector Gaming Partners Staff

Right Brain Curriculum Staff, Activity #: 463611-A Activity #: 464111-A

Students are tasked with designing and building the Esports, or competitive video gaming, is a rapidly

city’s next skyscraper. Students study a history of growing field at both the collegiate and professional

skyscrapers and create a blueprint of their own. Our level. This program is designed to introduce students

expert architects create a three-dimensional model of to the exciting world of esports, get them playing

the structure and present their work to invited parents. their favorite games in a professionally coached

Wicked Cool Med School environment, and educate them on the opportunities

that are developing here in Massachusetts and at the

Grades K - 4 (grade completed), Monday - Friday collegiate level. Games include Super Smash Bros.,
Aug. 19 - 23, 9 am - 4 pm, $300, Function Room 2 League of Legends, Apex Legends, and more!

Instructor: Wicked Cool for Kids Staff Acrylic Paint for Youth
Activity #: 463711-A

Follow the progress of your own patient as we journey Ages 9 - 12, Thursdays, Aug. 1 & 8, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

into the inner workings of the human body. Keep $30 (2 classes - 1 painting), Ceramics Room

medical charts and become an anatomy specialist Instructor: SuWani, Activity #: 454211-A

while learning the body systems. Create a “slime” cell, For beginners to advanced, this class will help you

big bones, moving joints and 3-D eyeballs! to create artwork while learning about acrylic colors,

EV3 Robotic Amusement Thrill Ride basic drawing skills and essential painting techniques.
and Stop Animation/Minecraft You will challenge yourself with some fine details and
fun tricks. You will leave with a complete painting to
Ages 9 - 14, Monday - Friday Aug. 12 - 16, 9 am - 3 take home. Wear clothing that you don’t mind getting
pm, $320, Function Room 1, Instructor: LetGo paint on. A $15 materials fee is due at the first class.

Your Mind Staff, Activity #: 463811-A Art Day: Observational Drawing
Design, build, and program robots that interact with
you, perform complex tasks and respond to changes Grades 5 - 8 (grade completed), Friday, July 12
in the environment. Create your very own LEGO 9 am - 3 pm, $37, Ceramics Room, Instructor:
Stop Animations, just like The Lego Movie! In addition,
students will use various Minecraft skills to customize Christina Chang, BHS Art Teacher
and create their own Amusement thrill rides! Activity #: 464311-A

Spend the day creating art in a welcoming environment.

Still lifes will be set up and techniques on observational

Rockin’ Rockets drawing will be shared. You will leave with a completed
drawing and improved drawing skills. The class is open
Ages 6 - 11, Monday - Friday, Aug. 26 - 30 to all levels. Bring a snack, lunch and wear comfortable
9 am - 4 pm, $305, Visco Building, Instructor: Mad clothing that can get dirty or bring an apron or smock.

Science Staff, Activity #: 463911-A

From the earliest flying machines to the first rocket Wednesday Night Drawing Studio
flights, this hands-on program allows participants to
build different flying devices. They will see Newton’s Grades 5 - 8 (grade completed), Wednesdays
Laws of Motion explain how things move and fly. Plus July 10 - 24, 6 - 9 pm, $78 (3 weeks), Ceramics
they will see how amazing our Milky Way is!
Room Instructor: Christina Chang, BHS Art
Teacher, Activity #: 464411-A

Friday Night Art! Drawing Studio will review basic drawing techinques
and materials. A variety of exercises will be taught
Grades 6 - 8 (grade completed), Friday, June 7 including composition, proportion and value. This
5 - 8 pm, $32, Ceramics Room, Instructor: class is for beginners and those who want to improve
Christina Chang, BHS Art Teacher drawing skills.
Activity #: 464011-A

Come create and have fun with some friends! Pizza

will be served. 12


SIMONDS PARK

Club Simonds

Grades K - 4 (grade completed), Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
(Early drop-off: 7:30 - 8:30 am), Simonds Park, Rain Day Location: Pine Glen School, Director: TBD
Are you looking for a fun environment to send your child this Summer? The fun is always on at Club Simonds!
Spend fun-filled days playing games, making arts and crafts, cooking or performing in a skit. Participants will
go on occasional field trips to the fire station, police station, or locations within walking distance. Daily water
activities may include the wading pool and sprinklers or water games, so don’t forget your bathing suit! Children
should bring a peanut-free lunch, preferably in an insulated cooler or bag. Registration: Once registered,
children will be divided into four equal units by age. In the event of rain, please call the cancellation line or check
our Facebook page after 7 am. If it starts to rain during the day, participants will be inside at the Visco Building.

Dates Activity # Fee Early Drop-Off Fee
Activity #

June 27 - July 3 460001-A $90 460051-A $15

July 8 - 12 460001-B $90 460051-B $15

July 15 - 19 460001-C $90 460051-C $15

July 22 - 26 460001-D $90 460051-D $15

July 29 - Aug. 2 460001-E $90 460051-E $15

Aug. 5 - 9 460001-F $85 460051-F $12

*Program ends at Noon on August 9

Simonds Park Wading Pool Beginner/Intermediate Disc Golf

(Pool Pass Required) Ages 7 - 14, Sundays, June 2 - 23, 10:30 am -
Burlington residents are welcome to use the Simonds Noon, $40 (4 weeks), Simonds Park
Park wading pool free of charge. In order to prevent
overcrowding and unauthorized use by non-residents, Instructor: Adam Abruzzi, Activity #: 478001-A
Burlington families must obtain a pool pass to gain ad- Disc golf is the fastest growing family sport in the U.S.
mittance to the wading pool throughout the summer. because it provides affordable access to fun, fresh air,
Passes may be obtained at the Parks & Recreation fitness, and fits into any schedule. This class uses fun
Department office. games and exercises to introduce kids to the basics of
the game, including the simple rules of play, primary
Wading Pool Hours: throwing and putting techniques, equipment (disc) nu-
7 days a week, June 14 - August 23 ances, and scoring strategy. All classes take place on
the disc golf course at Simonds Park, and all neces-
June & July 10 am - 8 pm sary equipment is provided. Program will meet each
week at the Simonds Park basketball courts.
August 10 am - 7 pm

*Exceptions: Open at Noon every Monday & Roller Hockey
Open Noon - 5pm on Thursday, July 4
Monday - Friday, 6 - 8 pm, $35, Simonds Park
Supervision: A Parks & Recreation Department Simonds Park Street Hockey Courts
supervisor will be on duty at the pool during hours Director: Paul Doherty
of operation. There will NOT be a lifeguard on duty.
Children must be accompanied by adults. Come and learn the basic skills of street hockey and

*Burlington groups wishing to use the wading pool participate in moderately competitive games. A helmet
must get permission in advance, and pay a fee for
a group pass. There will be a $20 replacement fee with full face mask, roller blades, gloves and stick with a
for a lost pass.
plastic blade are required. Please bring a water bottle.

Ages Dates Activity #

6-9 July 15 - 19 472501-A

9 - 12 July 22 - 26 472501-B

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MIDDLE SCHOOL & BEYOND

Middle School Parks

Grades 5 - 8 (grade completed), Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, $185
Fox Hill School, Rain Day Location: Fox Hill School, Director: Beth Ganley
Each week will have new activities and trips geared toward middle school aged kids. Trips will be offered each

day of the program as described below. Session A will visit the beach each Tuesday; Session B will visit the

beach each Thursday. The week of August 5 a half day trip will be held on Friday, with the park closing at the

trip’s conclusion on August 9. Staff members are responsible for children only when they are participat-
ing in park activities. After you have registered, you will receive a newsletter specific for that week which will
include dates and times. In case of inclement weather on a trip day, an alternative indoor trip will be scheduled.

Dates Trips Session A Session B
Activity # Activity #

June 27 - July 3 Open Swim, Salisbury State Park, Canobie 461701-A 461751-A
Laser Craze, Mel’s Funway

July 8 - 12 Open Swim, Devereaux Beach, Kimball Farms 461701-B 461751-B
SkyZone, Fenway Tour & Jillians

July 15 - 19 Open Swim, Singing Beach, Six Flags 461701-C 461751-C
Chunky’s, Dave & Busters

July 22 - 26 Open Swim, Salisbury State Park, Hilltop Fun Center 461701-D 461751-D
King’s Bowling, Franklin Park Zoo

July 29 - Aug. 2 Open Swim, Singing Beach, Water Country 461701-E 461751-E
Launch, LaserQuest

Aug. 5 - 9 Open Swim, Devereaux Beach, Canobie 461701-F 461751-F
Richardson’s Country Golf, Altitude

**Trip schedule is subject to change. We must have a minimum of 25 participants for each week. You must

register no later than Thursday of the week prior to the week you are registering for.

\*All children participating in this program are required to have a swim test prior to the start of the pro-
gram (even if they were tested last year). A lifeguard and staff will be available at the Open Swim for
Christian’s Law testing. Please see the Christian’s Law section of our website for more info.

Sailing Advanced Art Portfolio

Ages 10 - 17, Monday - Friday, July 8 - 19 Grades 9 - 12 (grade completed), Monday - Friday
9 am - 3:30 pm, $259 (10 dates), Community August 12 - 16, 9 am - 3 pm, $93, Visco Building

Boating, Inc. Boston, Director: TBD Instructor: Christina Chang, BHS Art Teacher
Activity #: 410901-A Activity #: 464502-A

Sailing is offered in cooperation with Community This advanced art studio will provide portfolio
Boating, Inc. on the banks of the Charles River in development and advanced drawing skills. Artists will
Boston. This program includes sailing lessons, use use pencil, charcoal and paint. A series of creativity
of sailboats, supervision by staff and transportation. exercises will give students a new and different
Participants should wear sneakers or boat shoes and approach that will help develop more creative and
a sun hat. Bring a jacket, peanut-free lunch and a individual works of art.
change of clothes if desired. The sailing program may
be held rain or shine. However, the program may end Volunteer Opportunities
early on rainy days.
The Burlington Parks & Recreation Department has
Participants must complete an enrollment form volunteer opportunities for those that have completed
for Community Boating and return it to the Parks & the eighth grade. If you like working with people,
Recreation Department no later than June 15th. enjoy recreational opportunities, or have a particular
skill, you may be able to use your talents volunteering
at one of our programs or special events. Summer
volunteers should apply no later than May 13.

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THERAPEUTIC RECREATION

The Therapeutic Recreation Division offers year round specialized programming for individuals of all ages who
have disabilities. Inclusion services are also available for any individual who may have a disability and is look-
ing to participate in a program with support from an Inclusion Aide. If you have any questions about what type
of program is right for you or your family member, please do not hesitate to contact our Therapeutic Recreation
Specialist, Laurel Rossiter, CTRS at ctrs@burlington.org or 781-270-1937.

Therapeutic Adaptive Gymnastics

Horseback Riding Grades 1 - 12 with a disability, Monday -
Wednesday, July 1 - 3, 9 am - Noon, $44, BHS
Ages 3 through adult with a diagnosis, Ironstone Gymnastics Gym, Director: Jourdan Marino
Farm 450 Lowell Street, Andover, MA
Activity #: 491609-A
In partnership with the Disability Access Commission, A high ratio of staff to participants and specialized in-
we are excited to once again offer this program for thirty struction allows for each participant to progress at their
minute private sessions. There will be an initial evalua- own pace and enjoy the gym on their own terms. Adap-
tion required for all new riders. You will coordinate with tive gymnastic participants will enjoy stretching, group
the farm to find a time that is right for your own sched- games, use of gymnastics equipment and personalized
ule! Challenge Unlimited is a therapeutic riding pro- station rotations. This program is for all ability levels,
gram whose focus is to help each individual achieve no experience is necessary! Participants should bring
his/her fullest potential. The movement of the horse water and a peanut-free snack and wear comfortable
strengthens the development of fine and gross motor athletic clothing.
skills and provides sensory input. With this premise in
mind, Challenge Unlimited staff develops exercises Junior Pride Softball
and activities to benefit each individual, addressing is-
sues that are not easily addressed in a classroom set- Ages 6 - 12 with a disability, Tuesdays, June 4 -
ting. A separate information packet with the nec- July 23, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, $40 (8 weeks), TRW
essary forms will be available upon registration. Instructor: TR Staff, Activity #: 392219-A
Please contact the office for details.
Our practices will be structured with skill-based drills
Dates Fee Activity # and fun games as we work on throwing, catching, hit-
ting and understanding the rules of the game. Individ-
June 24 - Aug. 17 $225 (8 weeks) 393009-B ual abilities are celebrated in a supportive and positive
environment. Athletes should wear sneakers or cleats
Aug. 26 - Oct. 26 $250 (9 weeks) 493009-A and comfortable clothing and bring water and a glove.

Modified Club Simonds

Grades K - 4 (grade completed), Simonds Park, Rain Day Location: Pine Glen School
We welcome you to take advantage of our modified Club Simonds schedule! If your child attends summer en-
richment programs at their school or the regular day is too long or overwhelming, we hope that this new Club
Simonds availability may be helpful in meeting your needs. This option is appropriate for children with an IEP or
504 plan and/or those who will be receiving support as part of our summer inclusion program. Space is limited.
Please direct all questions and inquiries to Laurel Rossiter, CTRS or Kelly Lehman.

Monday - Thursday Friday

8:30 am - 12:30 pm 1:30 - 4:30 pm 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$15 per date
Dates $45 per week $40 per week Dates
*June 27 week is Thurs., Fri., Mon. & Tues. *Aug. 9 - $10 closes
at Noon
Activity # Activity #

June 27 - July 2* 495209-A 495309-A Activity #

July 8 - 11 495209-B 495309-B July 12 495409-A

July 15 - 18 495209-C 495309-C July 19 495409-B

July 22 - 25 495209-D 495309-D July 26 495409-C

July 29 - Aug. 1 495209-E 495309-E Aug. 2 495409-D

Aug. 5 - 8 495209-F 495309-F Aug. 9* 495409-E

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THERAPEUTIC RECREATION

Summer Inclusion Program ~ Deadline: May 31st

If your child receives special education services in school or requires any accommodations in programs, he/
she may qualify for free support. Our therapeutic recreation specialist will work with your family to ensure the
appropriate accommodations are being made, and our qualified support staff will work with your child as needed
in the various programs that he/she may attend in order to provide your child with a rewarding and fun experience.
Our therapeutic recreation specialist, support staff and program directors will work as a team to modify activities
and/or equipment, provide emotional and behavioral support and facilitate social interaction so that all children
can participate to their fullest potential. This summer we will be implementing a group inclusion model
and 1:1 support will be granted only on an as-needed basis, pending assessment by the therapeutic
recreation specialist. Support staff as well as a sensory friendly indoor space will be available for quiet
breaks at Club Simonds.

In order to accommodate with a sufficient number of staff members, the deadline to notify us for summer
program support is May 31. If we are not notified by May 31, additional support services cannot be guaranteed.
Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Summer Inclusion Open House T.R.I.B.E. Summer Program

Thursday, June 20 from 5 - 7 pm Ages 13 - 25 with a disability, Monday - Friday
If your child or family member is a participant in our 9 am - 4:30 pm, $105 per week, Ceramics Room
summer inclusion program, we welcome you to join T.R.I.B.E. stands for Therapeutic Recreation Inspires
us! Meet those who will be working closely with your Belonging and Enjoyment. We welcome and encourage
child and the directors of the programs. Come when people with different abilities to experience recreation
you can and stay as long as you like, but please know and leisure activities, both new and exciting as well
that at 5:30 pm we will introduce each of the staff as the tried and true favorites. Our goal during this
members. We encourage you to chat with them so that program is to provide a highly social and rewarding
any questions you may still have about programs can summer experience for participants. Outdoor activities,
be addressed. Activities and pizza will be provided. crafts, swimming, picnics and bowling are highlighted
Once we have received the required paper work for by a variety of fun day trips. Join us for some summer
inclusion support, we will let you know the location. fun and find your T.R.I.B.E.!

Out & About Dates Outings Activity #
Aug. 5 - 9 460439-A
Adults 18+ with a disability, days and times vary Aug. 12 - 16 Rockclimbing, Kings 460439-B
Join us for some fun outings! Twice a month we will Aug. 19 - 23 Swan Boats 460439-C
enjoy an evening out on the town. Activities may in-
clude local theaters, sporting events, going to the mov- Adaptive Sailing, Patriot
ies, dining out or themed socials. Sign up for one or all Place, Butterfly Place
of the outings that interest you. A separate brochure
and registration form will be available. Drumlin Farm, Kimballs
Franklin Park Zoo
Burlington Pride Softball
Summer Saturdays
Ages 13+ with a disability, Tuesdays, May 28 -
July 30, 6:30 - 7:45 pm, $50 (8 weeks), TRW Ages 18+ with a disability, Saturdays
Instructor: TR Staff, Activity #: 392209-A July 13 - Aug. 24 (Not 7/27 & 8/3), 10 am - 2 pm

Come on out and sharpen your skills, learn the game $85 (5 weeks), Recreation Center
and enjoy being part of a team. We will host a tourna- Activity #:493809-A
ment at the end of the season to celebrate our athletes
and summer! Athletes should wear sneakers or cleats A short and sweet version of our popular Spectacular
and comfortable clothing and bring water and a glove.
Saturday program to keep us moving over the sum-

mer! Yoga, Zumba, outdoor games, simple lunches

and local outings will fill our Saturdays with fun!

*Note: For new participants, a few mandatory forms are required to be filled out and returned at least one
week prior to the beginning of a program. For Inclusion Services, please fill out the forms just mentioned
as well as an Inclusion Application and allow a minimum of 10 days for services to begin.

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SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

Women’s Self-Defense Learn to Play Pickleball

Ages 14+, Saturday, Aug. 17, 3 - 4 pm Thursdays, June 20 - August 8, $45 (8 weeks) Si-
$20, Steve Nugent’s Institute, 207F Cambridge St. monds Park Courts, Instructor: Kevin Martin

Instructor: Steve Nugent & Staff Have you been wanting to try pickleball but don’t feel
Activity #: 453703-A comfortable just showing up during an open play ses-
sion? Not sure how to swing a paddle, where to stand
Learn simple yet effective ways to defend yourself. No on the court or how to keep score? Well, here’s your
need to be in shape, this class is designed to work for chance to learn the fundamentals of the fastest grow-
anyone. Wear comfortable clothes without zippers. ing sport in the country! Pickleball is a combination
of tennis, badminton, and ping pong played by four
Adult/Child Disc Golf people on a badminton size court with paddles and a
plastic polyball. It is great exercise, easy to learn and
Sundays, June 2 - 23, 9 - 10:30 am lots of fun. Come see what the excitement is all about!
$40 (for 2 people, 4 weeks)
Age Time Activity #
Simonds Park, Instructor: Adam Abruzzi
Activity #: 412704-A 8 - 12 5 - 6 pm 460631-A

This class is designed for adult/child pairs to experi- Adult 6 - 7 pm 460633-A
ence together. They cover the basics of the game, in-
cluding the simple rules of play, primary throwing and Fitness Court
putting techniques, equipment (disc) nuances, and Sponsored by Lahey Health
scoring strategy. All necessary equipment is provided.
Program meets each week at the basketball courts. We are excited to announce the addition of a Fitness
Court at TRW Playground thanks to a generous dona-
Adult Learn to Skate tion from Lahey Health! The Fitness Court accommo-
dates a variety of skill levels and abilities at each sta-
Ages 16+, Wednesdays, June 26 - Aug. 14 tion, from beginner to expert. This outdoor bodyweight
5:30 - 6:20 pm, $144 (8 weeks) circuit-training system features a series of full-body ex-
ercises that can be completed in just seven minutes. 7
Burlington Ice Palace 36 Ray Ave, Instructors: Movements in 7 Minutes is a simple yet powerful work-
FMC Ice Sport Staff, Activity #: 482403-A out created for a range of athletic abilities, and is op-
timally performed on the Fitness Court. Each piece of
Classes include group instruction, free time and en- equipment allows users to leverage their body-weight
courage skaters to learn at their own pace. Skaters at different angles and levels of resistance as a tool
are grouped by age and ability. Helmets are required to improve over time. To view the court, please visit
(bike helmets are acceptable). Rentals are included. nationalfitnesscampaign.com. Construction of the Fit-
ness Court will begin in April 2019. Please check our
Family Art Friday! social media platforms for grand opening information.

Friday, June 21, 6 - 8 pm, $32, Ceramics Room
Instructor: Christina Chang, BHS Art Teacher

Activity #: 464314-A
Draw, build, sculpt and have fun at family art night.
Come create and explore materials in a fun, welcoming
environment. This event is for families.

BurlingtonWalks

All ages, Saturdays, Meets at 10 am, $10, Instructor: Marlies Henderson
After five years of growing popularity the weekly winter walk program “Hike Beautiful Billerica” ventures out to
explore Burlington open space with “BurlingtonWalks”. Developed in Japan during the 1980s, “Forest Bathing” or
Shinrin Yoku, has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine - currently
this holistic approach to healthy living gains traction in Western culture. During these 2-hour walks, you will not
only enjoy the beauty of these open spaces, but learn about local history. Walks take place rain or shine and
participants must be able to walk on wooden trails for 2 hours.

Date Location Activity # Date Location Actvity #
May 25 Overlook Park 461304-A June 8 Landlocked Forest 461304-C
June 1 Mary PC Cummings 461304-B June 15 461304-D
Sawmill Brook

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ADULT FITNESS

Flex & Stretch Monday Camp Core & More

Wednesdays, July 10 - Sept. 25, 5 - 6 pm 8:30 - 9:30 am, July 8 - Sept. 23 (Not 9/2),
$41 (12 weeks), Recreation Gym Recreation Gym Instructor: Judy Landers
Commit to be fit, burn more calories hours after your
Instructor: Alison Gnerre, Activity #: 410173-A workout is done. In this fantastic hour, you will explore
This class incorporates the best of Pilates, body and enrich the core of your heart, body and soul with
conditioning, and basic stretching. The first 30 minutes interchangeable cardio, strength, and flexibility training
will be resistance training using free weights, bands, techniques. Bring your enthusiasm and challenge
and tubes. In the next 30 minutes you will complete yourself to a new personal fitness level.
a full body stretch to increase flexibility and muscle
elasticity. This class is moderately paced and safe, yet Friday Morning Work Out
effective. Please bring a mat and water.
8:30 - 9:30 am, July 12 - Sept. 27, Recreation Gym
Fit Club Instructor: Trish Marfione

July - September, $111, Activity #: 418003-A This class is a great way to start your weekend and get
Fit Club offers an opportunity to pay one discounted fee your blood pumping and your oxygen flowing! Join us
and attend a number of classes in a variety of fitness for a moderately paced cardiovascular workout. The
programs. The classes that are included in Fit Club choreographed combos include a little bit of dance, a
are: Butts & Guts, Camp Core & More, D & T, Flex & little bit of athletics and a lot of fun. It will keep you
Stretch, Friday Morning Workouts, Full Body Workout, moving to burn fat and calories. We’ll finish up with
HIIT, Muscle Madness, Pound, Sculpt & Core, and core work and a delightful total body stretch.
Total Body Conditioning. Fit Club members may also
select two Zumba classes. When registering please Day Fee Activity #
fill out a Fit Club form indicating what classes you will
be attending. Mondays $33 (11 weeks) 410043-A

CrossFit Lite Fridays $35 (12 weeks) 410043-B

Tues. & Thurs., $142 (8 sessions) Both $58 ($10 savings) 410043-C
CrossFit Exclamation 10 Ray Ave
Instructors: Lori Becker & Shannon Weisse Butts and Guts
How is it different from CrossFit? Lite classes are a lit-
tle faster paced with a focus on metabolic conditioning. $35 (12 weeks)
Expect a sweaty and fun workout! Suitable for adults Recreation Gym, Instructor: Lynette Luschenat
at all fitness levels! Our workouts change each day so This class will transform your shape and rev up
you won’t get bored…and we have a lot of fun too! your metabolism for the entire day. There is heavy
concentration in the stubborn areas of the abdominals
and glutes with something different every class. Please
bring a mat, water, sneakers, and a set of hand weights.

Dates Time Activity # Day Dates Time Activity #

June 25 - July 25 6 - 7 pm 415513-A Tues July 9 - Sept. 24 5:15 - 6:15 am 414303-A
(Not 7/2 & 7/4) 7 - 8 pm 415513-B Thurs July 11 - Sept. 26 5:30 - 6:30 am 414303-B

July 30 - Aug. 22 6 - 7 pm 415513-C Beginner Kickboxing
7 - 8 pm 415513-D
Wednesdays, June 26 - Aug. 14, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Muscle Madness Interval Training $133 (8 weeks), MK Boxing, 1 Esquire Rd
Billerica, Instructors: Mike Knox & Staff
Mondays, July 8 - Sept. 23 (Not 9/2), 6 - 7 pm
$38 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym, Instructor: Activity #: 411403-A
First and foremost the cardio strength and endurance
Delores Wesley, Activity #: 411503-A you will receive even after only a couple of weeks of
This 60-minute workout challenges all your major mus- working out are noticeably improved. You will also
learn kickboxing techniques, punching combination,
cle groups by using the best weight room exercises like and discover ways to dodge, avoid, guard and counter
attacks. Both defense and offense skills will be taught.
squats, presses, lifts and curls. Also, hi/lo cardio is part Gloves can be purchased separately at the gym.

of this workout. Great music, awesome instructor and 18

your choice of weights inspire you to get the results

you came for – fast!


ADULT FITNESS

Zumba

$41 (12 weeks), Recreation Gym
Spice up your exercise program with Zumba! Zumba fuses hypnotic musical rhythms and tantalizing moves
to create a dynamic workout system designed to be fun and easy to do. This class will be an absolute blast
in one exhilarating hour of calorie-burning, heart-racing, muscle-pumping, body-energizing movements meant
to engage and captivate for life. Zumba has spread like wild-fire, and has positioned itself as the single most
influential movement in the industry of fitness.

Day Dates Time Instructor Activity #

Tuesdays July 9 - Sept. 24 6 - 7 pm Tisha Wilson 416403-A
7 - 8 pm 416403-B

Wednesdays July 10 - Sept. 25 6 - 7 pm Erica Dooley 416403-C

Thursdays July 11 - Sept. 26 7 - 8 pm Marcia Nguyen 416403-D

Saturdays July 13 - Sept. 28 7:55 - 8:55 am Sarah Hamilton 416403-E

Sundays July 7 - Sept. 29 (Not 7/14) 8 - 9 am Lauren Mattson 416403-F

Full Body Workout Pound

Thursdays, July 11 - Sept. 26, 7 - 8 am Thursdays, July 11 - Sept. 26, 5 - 5:45 pm, $41 (12
$35 (12 weeks), Recreation Gym, Instructor: weeks), Recreation Gym, Instructor: Tisha Wilson,

Lynette Luschenat, Activity #: 416813-A Activity #: 419303-A
This inclusive, dynamic course is designed to improve Pound is a full-body, cardio jam session, combining

your overall fitness level; including strength and flexibil- light resistance with constant simulated drumming. It

ity. Utilizing ground based exercises you will train your uses cardio, pilates, isometric movements, and plyo-

abs, back, hips and glutes - covering the 28 muscles of metric poses. You can burn between 400 - 900 calo-

the core and then some! Please bring a mat. ries per class. Strengthen and sculpt infrequently used

Tai Chi on the Common muscles, and drum your way to a leaner, slimmer phy-
sique - all while rocking out to your favorite music.

Saturdays, July 13 - Aug. 24 (Not 7/27 & 8/3) D&T
No Fee ($10 for non-residents), 5 weeks
Town Common Instructor: James Regan Tuesdays, July 9 - Sept. 24, 5 - 6 pm
$41 (12 weeks), Recreation Gym
Looking for something to reduce stress and enjoy
Instructor: Lauren Mattson, Activity #: 432203-A
the outdoors? Consider Tai Chi! It is a gentle form of D & T combines easy to follow aerobic and non-aerobic

exercise with self-paced combination of poses. Bring power moves with light weight work to help tone mus-

water and listen to your body. You must wear flat, well cles, all set to a variety of music. Songs will alternate

fitting shoes. Class is canceled if it is raining.

Time Activity # between aerobic and strength moves meant to target
7 - 8 am 405803-A several muscle groups at once. Hand weights (about
8 - 9 am 405803-B 2-5 lbs) are optional.

Sculpt & Core HIIT

Mondays, July 8 - Sept. 23 (Not 9/2) Thursdays, July 11 - Sept. 26, 6:15 - 7 pm
5 - 6 pm, $38 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym $41 (12 weeks), Recreation Gym
Instructor: Alison Gnerre, Activity #: 413203-A
Sculpt and Core is designed to shape and tone the Instructor: Nichole Danehy, Activity #: 413313-A
HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, is a training
body without building muscle bulk. Use a variety of
technique in which you give all-out, 100% effort through
resistance equipment in combination with bodyweight
quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short,
exercises like squats, lunges, planks and push-ups to
sometimes active, recovery periods. This training gets
challenge the muscles. These traditional body sculpt-
and keeps your heart rate up and burns more fat in less
ing exercises are easy to learn and put little impact on
time. Modifications will be given for all levels.

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ADULT FITNESS & YOGA

Pilates Strong Hatha Yoga for Beginners & Beyond

Tuesdays, July 9 - Sept. 24, 7 - 8 pm Saturdays, July 13 - Sept. 21, 9:05 - 10:35 am, $60
$53 (12 weeks), COA Room 207 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym, Instructor:
Joan Trubiano, Activity #: 411203-A
Instructor: Tonia Egan, Activity #: 419203-A
You will experience a deep workout with low impact This class incorporates four basic yoga principles:
on the joints. Each exercise performed will focus on
the six original principals of Pilates (concentration, centering and relaxation to calm the mind, yoga
control, center, flow, precision and breathe). In
addition, throughout the session you will be provided postures to stretch, strengthen and tone the body,
information on how to live with Pilates in your everyday
life. Various tools will be added and provided to you for breathing techniques to increase lung capacity, and
a deeper challenge. Please bring your own mat. If you
have a magic circle bring it along as well. deepen one’s ability to relax, and meditation practice

as a means to reduce stress and achieve spiritual self

enlightenment. Bring a mat and wear loose comfortable

clothing. This is appropriate for anyone; each person

works at their own pace.

Total Body Conditioning Glow & Flow/Kundalini Yoga for
Beginners & Beyond
Wednesdays, July 10 - Sept. 25, 7 - 8 pm
$41 (12 weeks), Recreation Gym Thursdays, July 11 - Sept. 26, 6 - 7:15 pm
$65 (12 weeks), Function Room 1, Instructor:
Instructor: Sarah Hamilton, Activity : 410803-A
A whole body workout for those looking to improve Joan Trubiano, Activity #: 411263-A
their strength and stamina. A dynamic and energy- In this type of yoga, the experience is most important,
filled cardio/muscle training workout. This routine will
help build flexibility, muscle strength and endurance in not the form. You don’t have to be able to twist yourself
the legs, abdominals, arms, hips and back. Alternating
traditional muscle conditioning with very easy-to-follow like a pretzel or be in great physical shape. Kundalini
cardiovascular segments for a beginner to intermediate
interval workout you are sure to enjoy! Fun & effective yoga works if you can breathe and move your body.
fitness for all levels.
Please bring a yoga mat, towel, or small blanket and

water.

Beginner Hatha Yoga

Function Room 1, Instructor: Karen Pickette
This yoga class is for beginners to learn proper, correct alignment and breathing in basic postures. This class
will encourage proper alignment of the body and bring balance, strength, and calmness to the practitioner. You
will work on twisting postures, standing positions, and restorative postures. During this series, you will link breath
and movement while understanding the importance of sequencing. Understanding the basics of yoga will help
your overall practice. Please wear comfortable, loose fitting clothes and bring a mat.

Level Days Date Time Fee Activity #

2 Mondays July 8 - Sept. 23 (Not 9/2) 5:45 - 6:45 pm $55 (11 weeks) 411213-A

1 Tuesdays July 9 - Sept. 24 6 - 7 pm $59 (12 weeks) 411213-B

Gentle, Relaxing & Restorative Yoga

Function Room 1, Instructor: Karen Pickette
This is a class structured around rejuvenating and healing the body. This class is held at a slower pace and

focuses on stretching all areas of the body, while releasing stress and tension from joints and muscles. It is a

class designed to restore the nervous system and help release deeply held tensions from the body and mind.

Days Date Time Fee Activity #

Mondays July 8 - Sept. 23 (Not 9/2) 4:30 - 5:30 pm $55 (11 weeks) 419903-A

Tuesdays July 9 - Sept. 24 4:45 - 5:45 pm $59 (12 weeks) 419903-B

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ADULT YOGA & SPORTS

Yogalates for Beginners & Beyond Badminton

Thursdays, July 11 - Sept. 26, 4:30 - 5:45 pm Tuesdays, June 25 - Aug. 27, 8:15 - 10:15 pm, $35
$65 (12 weeks), Function Room 1 (10 weeks), Recreation Gym, Activity #: 488103-A
Whether you are an amateur or an expert badminton
Instructor: Joan Trubiano, Activity #: 412213-A player, this program allows badminton players
Combine the core work of pilates as we move through an opportunity to play friendly “pick-up” games!
multiple, varied and magnificent yoga flows. This Participants are required to bring their own racquets.
class will strengthen, stretch and tone the entire body.
Each class includes yogic breathing, relaxation and Intermediate Golf
meditation techniques that quiet and calm the mind.
10 - 11 am, $184 (4 lessons), Billerica Country
Gentle Yoga Club, 51 Baldwin Rd, Billerica

Wednesdays, July 10 - Sept. 25, 5 - 6:15 pm Instructor: Barrie Bruce, PGA Golf Pro
$65 (12 weeks), Function Room 1 This program focuses on fine-tuning skill improvement
for specific areas to help you manage course play and
Instructor: Lawrence Brown, Activity #: 411223-A lower your scores! Tips on how to make every practice
Reduce stress and relax through postures, breathing session effective will be a part of each lesson. Skills
and meditation practices that will release tension from include keeping drives on the fairway, skills to avoid
the mind as well as the body. Classes are slow paced 3-putting, combatting uneven lines and bunker play.
and variations are given for different levels of challenge Class size is limited to 4:1 student to instructor ratio.
to leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.

Archery for Adults Days Dates Activity #
Saturdays July 6 - 27 480614-A
Fridays, July 12 - Aug. 2, 6:15 - 7:15 pm Sundays July 21 - Aug. 11 480614-B
$101 (4 weeks), Mary PC Cummings Estate
Tennis Lessons
Instructor: On the Mark Archery Staff
Try out traditional recurve archery this spring and $28, Monday - Friday, 7 - 8 pm, Rahanis Tennis
see for yourself why one of the world’s oldest sports Courts, Director: Scott Barrett
is making a comeback! This introductory course
emphasizes the fundamentals that lead to success and For those who are new to the sport and intermediate
the importance of consistent shooting. Participants will
compete individually and in team challenges through level players. You will learn the basics and refine the
a variety of games and drills. Everyone enrolled is
eligible for the On the Mark Archery Tournament. All skills you already have. Please bring water and your
equipment is provided.
own racquet. RAIN DAY POLICY: Rain days will not
be made up. You will receive a reimbursement for any

days missed due to our cancellation of the program.

Level Activity # Dates Activity #

Beginner 481503-A June 27 - July 3 480913-A

Advanced 481503-B July 8 - 12 480913-B

Pick-Up Basketball July 15 - 19 480913-C
July 22 - 26 480913-D
Wednesdays, June 26 - Aug. 28, 8 - 10 pm, $35 July 29 - Aug. 2 480913-E
(10 weeks), Recreation Gym, Activity #: 481933-A Aug. 5 - 9 480913-F
Moderately competitive pick-up basketball games
for adults who live or work in Burlington. Locker and Play it safe...
shower facilities are provided. Players should bring a
light and dark colored shirt each evening. Participants must recognize that all classes of a
physical nature involve some risk, and by attending
Volleyball such a class, there is an assumption of risk by
the partcipant. Prior to starting any type of fitness
Mondays, June 24 - Aug. 26, 8 - 10 pm, $35 program, it is best to check with your doctor. For
(10 weeks), Recreation Gym, Activity #: 480703-A your own safety, you need to know your limitations.
Enjoy the friendly competition of “pick-up” volleyball
games. Please wear sneakers.

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ADULT SPORTS & CLUB 55+

Introduction to Golf Pickleball

$184 (5 lessons), Billerica Country Club, 51 $5 drop-in fee, Recreation Gym
Baldwin Rd, Billerica Pickleball is a sport growing in popularity. Roll up the
joy of playing tennis and badminton, toss in a wiffle-like
Instructor: Barrie Bruce, PGA Golf Pro ball and you’ve got Pickleball! Please stop by the of-
Our Intro to Golf program is designed for the new-to- fice on the way to the gym to pay your drop-in fee.
the-game golfer with little (or no) golf experience. Basic
fundamentals of the game are taught in a relaxed, Dates Time Level
stress-free clinic setting. Program consists of five one-
hour lessons, spaced one week apart. Equipment and Mon., July 1 - Aug. 26 2:30 - 3:30 pm Experienced
practice balls will be provided as needed. All you need (not 7/8 & 7/22) 3:30 - 4:30 pm Beginner
to bring is “a pair of sneakers and a good attitude”.
Wed., July 3 - Aug. 28 2:30 - 4:30 pm Experienced
Day Dates Time Activity # (not 7/10 & 7/24)

Tues. July 9 - Aug. 6 6 - 7 pm 480613-A

Wed. July 10 - Aug. 7 6 - 7 pm 480613-B

Sun. July 14 - Aug. 11 11:30 am - 480613-C
12:30 pm

Introduction to Playing on the Golf Course
6:30 - 7:30 pm, $165 (4 lessons), Billerica Country Club, 51 Baldwin Rd, Billerica
Instructor: Barrie Bruce, PGA Golf Pro

Are you hesitant to get out on the course and play? Have you only swung a club on the practice range? This
program will address your concerns and give you the confidence to get out on the course! First lesson is a basic
orientation of golf course fundamentals with a visit to the 1st tee and Pro Shop; the next 3 lessons will have you
playing up to 3 holes on the course with an instructor. You will learn basic rules, course ettiquette, pace of play
techniques and club selection. After this program, you’ll be ready to join our non-competitive leagues and to
enter our low-key BBGS Sunday tournaments. Participants must have completed Intro to Golf.

Days Dates Activity #

Sunday & 3 Wednesdays July 7, 10, 17 & 24 480603-A

Sunday & 3 Fridays Aug. 18, 23, 30 & Sept. 6 480603-B

Club 55+

Club 55+ was organized in 2004 for active Burlington residents 55 and older. The purpose is to keep the body
and mind occupied. All activities stress the concept of enjoying what you’re doing. It is a no pressure atmosphere
and the need to be skilled at the game does not apply. What is important is that you enjoy the game. We have a
logo, a coordinator and active directors conducting the sports club for active seniors. Our motto is you pay when
you play. Many activities have no fee. We have the full support of the Parks & Recreation Department. Please
call the Parks & Recreation Department to register and become a Club 55+ member or ask for more information.
They can be reached at 781-270-1695.

Activity Day Dates Time Meeting Location

Golf* Tuesdays April - Oct. 8 am King Rail Reserve, Lynnfield

Bocce Wednesdays May - Oct. 9 am Parks & Recreation Department

Sr. Sing Along Wednesdays March - June 1:15 pm Parks & Recreation Department

Whist Mon. - Fri. Ongoing 10 am Senior Center Card Room

Pickleball Saturdays Year round 4 - 6 pm Parks & Recreation Department

*There is a small fee for this program.

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ADULTS/ACTIVE ADULTS

Ballroom Dance B.E.S.T.

Mondays, June 3 - July 22, 6:45 - 7:30 pm Fridays, July 12 - Sept. 27, 9:45 - 10:45 am
$50/person or $100/couple (8 weeks), Kadanse $35 (12 weeks), Recreation Gym
Dance Studio, 346 W Cummings Park, Woburn
Instructor: Trish Marfione, Activity #: 411807-A
Instructors: Kadanse Studio Staff Exercise is the key to staying strong, energetic and
Activity #: 431113-A1 (single) or 431113-A (couple)
The objective of the class is to introduce basic pat- healthy as you get older. This class is for those 55+

terns, timing, and concepts of leading and following who want to age well, live life to the fullest and have fun

with a focus on FUN! Single students and couples are while strength training, balancing, moving and stretch-

welcome. No prior experience required. ing. Bring a mat, sneakers, comfortable clothing and

hand weights. Other fun equipment will be provided.

Acrylic Paint Nights Ageless Grace (R)

Thursdays, July 18 & 25, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, $30 Fridays, July 12 - Sept. 27
(2 classes - 1 painting), Ceramics Room 11 - 11:45 am, $35 (12 weeks), Recreation Gym
Instructor: SuWani, Activity #: 456203-A Instructor: Trish Marfione, Activity #: 411817-A
Timeless Fitness for the Body & Brain. Lifelong comfort
For beginners to advanced, this class will help you & ease based on the science of neuroplasticity for all
to create while learning about acrylic colors and ba- 5 brain functions & 21 physical skills. The movement
sic drawing skill. Learn about different brush strokes, sequences focus on the healthy longevity of the body,
layers buildup, achieving realism through shadow and mind, emotions, and spirit. All exercises are designed
high lights and some fine brush works in the fore most to be practiced in a chair, and they consist of move-
layer. Wear clothing that you don’t mind getting paint ments that are natural and organic. It’s simple to learn,
on. A $15 materials fee is due at the first class. playful, easy to do – and FUN! The Ageless Grace pro-
gram is ideal for anyone who would like to stay youthful
TogetherWeSing Frank Sinatra and vibrant.

Wednesday, June 19, 9:30 - 10:30 am Yoga Gold
$7, Function Rooms 1 & 2, Instructor: Debbie
Age 50+, 1:30 - 2:30 pm, $38 (11 weeks)
Gruber, Activity #: 446313-A Function Room 1, Instructor: Karen Pickette
For one hour you will sing all Frank Sinatra songs from Yoga Gold is a class made to build foundation, strength,
the 40s. “Fly Me to the Moon”, “Someone to Watch and stretching in a way that is accessible to all levels of
Over Me” and lots more! Accompanied by live piano experience. An equal amount of support and challenge
music and words, you can sing some of your favorite will be offered including some slow flow to begin with,
tunes. No solos, no weekly commitment. standing postures, seated postures, and relaxation.

Day Dates Activity #

Wed. July 10 - Sept. 25 (not 8/14) 419803-A

Thurs. July 11 - Sept. 26 (not 8/15) 419803-B

Zumba Gold

Ages 50+, $29 (12 weeks), Instructor: Mary Ellen Reardon (Tues. & Sat.) & Paula Rayworth (Wed.)
Zumba Gold was designed for the active older adult who is interested in taking a lower impact Zumba class.
The same Latin styles of music and dance are used and just as fun as the regular Zumba classes. Zumba Gold
strives to improve balance, strength, flexibility and most importantly, the heart. Wear comfortable clothing and
bring water. Enjoy the Latin and other international rhythms. Dance yourself into fitness with Zumba Gold!

Day Dates Time Location Activity #

Tuesdays July 9 - Sept. 24 10:50 - 11:50 am Recreation Gym 416407-A

Wednesdays July 11 - Sept. 26 8:30 - 9:30 am Recreation Gym 416407-B

Saturdays July 13 - Sept. 28 10 - 11 am Murray Kelly Wing 416407-C

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SUMMER NIGHTS

Children’s Shows 2019 Summer Concerts

Sponsored by the Parks & Recreation Department Tuesday Nights on the Town Common
through a generous donation from the Simonds Trust. Concerts begin at 6:30 pm

Monday, June 24, 6:30 pm at the Town Common Tuesday, June 18
Les Julian - Musician Workingman’s Band (Woodstock Tribute)

Monday, July 1, 6:30 pm at the Town Common Tuesday, June 25
Tom “T-bone” Stankus - Musician Rico Barr & the Jump Jive Review (Swing)

Monday, July 8, 6:30 pm at the Town Common Tuesday, July 2
Animal Adventures - Animal Show Jumpin Juba (Rock ‘n Roll)

Thursday, July 11, 1:00 pm at Simonds Park Tuesday, July 9
TBD The Reminisants (Oldies)

Monday, July 15, 6:30 pm at the Town Common Tuesday, July 16
Johnny the K - Musician Full Turn Band (Classic Rock)

Thursday, July 18, 1:00 pm at Simonds Park Tuesday, July 24
Bryson Lang - Physical Comedian Rampage Trio (Boogie Rock)

Monday, July 22, 6:30 pm at the Town Common Tuesday, July 30
Bee Parks & the Hornets - Musician Cactus Gang (Country)

Thursday, July 25, 1:00 pm at Simonds Park Tuesday, August 7
Super-Cold Science - Museum of Science Stoney’s Wicked Din

Monday, July 29, 6:30 pm at the Town Common Performers are subject to change. Please look for
Toe Jam Puppet Band - Musician up-to-date information in June!

Thursday, August 1, 1:00 pm at Simonds Park
Michael Menes - Juggler

Monday, August 5, 6:30 pm at the Town Common
Ben Rudnick & Friends - Musician

Thursday, August 8, 1:00 pm at Simonds Park
Reptiles Rock - Rainforest Reptile Show

Performers are subject to change.
Please look for up-to-date information in June!

Family Movies on the Common Policies For Town Common Events

Wednesday Nights on the Town Common Parking
June 19, 26 Please park only in areas designated for parking.
Parking is allowed in marked spaces on the Town
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Hall side of Center Street. Police will enforce “no
August 7 parking” on the Town Common side of Center Street.

Rain Dates: August 14 & 21 Safety Considerations
All ages, movies start at dusk. In the event of rain, For the safety of people attending events at the Town
we will postpone the movie to the first available rain Common, the Parks & Recreation Department asks
date. Please call the Parks & Recreation Department that there be no rollerblading, bike riding, or skate
cancellation line or check out our Facebook page for boarding at Town Common events. Also, people
up-to-date cancellation information. should not bring dogs or other pets to the Common
during events.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Celebrate Burlington

All ages, Saturday, August 3 (Rain date: August 4), Town Common
Residents of all ages are invited to enjoy a fun-filled, action-packed day at Celebrate Burlington. Everyone can

enjoy games of chance, do some clowning around, or test their sports skills.

Carnival on the Car Show Concert on the Fireworks!
Common 5 - 7 pm 9 pm
Common
11 am – 4 pm 7 – 9 pm

Community Yard Sale Mountain Bike Rides

Saturday, May 4 (Inclement weather date: May 5) Saturday, June 1, 10 am - 1 pm, No Fee
9 am - 2 pm, Activity #: 300599-A ($10 for non-residents), Landlocked Forest

Register to hold a yard sale on this day and time and we Activity #: 900592-C
will do the advertising for you! Participating locations Take a ride through the Landlocked Forest! Guided
will be given an official sign to put in their yard. We will rides for both youth and adults by the New England
be compiling a map and list of wares being sold at each Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA) will be offered.
stop that will be released just before the event. We en- We plan to meet at the Estabrook School, located at
courage everyone to visit yard sales around Burlington 177 Grove Street in Lexington. The terrain is rocky,
on this day to recycle, re-purpose, and re-use! Spon- please be sure to bring a mountain bike (straight han-
sored by “The Home Team” at Showcase of Homes, dlebars and fatter tires for kids). Beginners welcome!
Realtors. April 26th is the last day to register. Please be sure to pre-register!

May the Fourth Be With You Great American Campout

Saturday, May 4, 2 pm, Town Common June 22 - 23, 5 pm, No Fee, Simonds Park
Activity #: 300595-A Activity #: 405833-A

Families and fans of all ages can join the Rebellion Join us at Simonds Park as we participate in The Great
(or the Empire) on the Town Common to celebrate all American Campout 2019! We will be joining thou-
things Star Wars. Come dressed in your favorite “Star sands of people across the nation as they take part in
Wars” character. Join us for games, jedi training and this annual event that provides a fun-filled evening for
family fun from a galaxy far, far away. Pre-registration all generations to get outside and connect with nature.
for this event is required. Join us for some backyard games, dinner, a movie and
much more! We ask that you bring your own tent. If
Family Fishing Festival you do not have a tent, but would like to participate,
please contact the Parks & Recreation Department.
All Ages, Saturday, May 18, $25 (per family) This event is for Burlington residents only and pre-
10 am - 1 pm (rain or shine), Mill Pond Reservoir registration for this event is required.

Activity #: 305011-A Community Gardens
Burlington’s 25th Annual Fishing Festival will be co-
sponsored this year by MassWildlife! Join us for a May - October, Francis Wyman School
day of BBQ’ing and fishing fun! There will be a raffle, Do you enjoy growing things but lack the space to do
and catch-of-the-day competitions! Festival is catch so? Community gardening is a wonderful opportunity
and release only. You may bring your own fishing to meet others with the same interests. Experience
equipment or use equipment which will be provided. the gratification of producing flowers and food for your
Fishing licenses are not required for the festival. table. Twenty plots are available for leasing during
Please be sure to pre-register! the growing season. Two of the plots are designed for
gardeners with physical limitations. Full plots are 200
Ice Palace Day sq. ft. (10’ x 20’) and half plots are 100 sq. ft. (10’ x 10’).

Friday, August 16, 2 - 5 pm, Burlington Ice Palace Plot Fee Activity #
Need a break from the summer heat? Come cool down
with us at the Burlington Ice Palace! There will be and Full $50 600586-A
open skate, games and activities. Skates are available
for rental. Half $30 600586-B

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TRIPS & TOURS

All trips & tours listed below are offered in cooperation with Celebration Tours II. Below you will find
some general terms and conditions. For a full list of terms and conditions, see the back of each flyer.

Departures & Arrivals
Listed times are approximate. An exact itinerary will be sent out to you one week prior to trip’s departure with
pick-up/drop-off times and bus location. Passengers will be dropped off at the same location of their departure.
Subsequent drop-offs will be made in reverse order of departure locations listed for each tour.

Health & Mobility Restrictions
All tours may involve considerable walking in variable weather, climbing stairs and getting on and off transporta-
tion vehicles. By making a deposit, the participant certifies that he or she does not have any mental, physical or
other condition or disability that would create a hazard for themselves or for others. Persons with any such dis-
ability or condition must be self-sufficient or must travel with a companion who will provide all needed assistance
and assume total responsibility for their well-being and participation in the events of the tour.

June 7 - 9 July 27
Bar Harbor Maine Overnight White Water Rafting
$444 per person (double occupancy) Adults: $145 per person
Children 5 - 15: $121 per person
Travel waiver available
Activity #: 00990 Activity #: 00996

June 22 August 3
A Maine Adventure! Martha’s Vineyard

$105 per person $94 per person
Activity #: 00991 Activity #: 00998

July 3 - 5 August 24
Red Sox in Toronto Cabbage Island Clam Bake
$395 per person (double occupancy)
Travel waiver available $136 per person
Activity #: 00992 Activity #: 00999

July 6 September 14
Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket NY 9/11 Memorial & Museum

$142 per person $99 per person
Activity #: 00993 Activity #: 01000

July 14 September 21
Lake Winnipesaukee The Big E!

$105 per person Adults: $72 per person
Activity #: 00997 Children 6 - 12: $60 per person
Children 5 & under: $52 per person
July 16
Celebrate Italia! Activity #: 01002
$92 per person
Activity #: 00994 Septmber 28
Essex Steam Train & Conn. River Cruise
July 24
Lobsters & Lady Luck $110 per person
Activity #: 01003
$97 per person
Activity #: 00995

For more information and registration forms, please visit our website: www.burlingtonrecreation.org
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POLICIES & PROCEDURES

Age Requirement Cancellations

If a minimum age is specified for a program listed in Please call the Cancellation Line at (781)270-1695
this brochure, a child must be at least that age on the (option 3), visit our Facebook or Twitter pages when
program starting date. you have any doubt about weather cancellations. In
most instances, the Parks & Recreation Department
Grade Requirement will try to notify participants of a change or program
cancellation by email. Please be advised that some
The grade specified for certain programs refers to the programs may continue to run outside in inclement and/
school grade the child is in during the 2018 - 19 school or adverse weather conditions. Recreation programs
year. may run even if the Burlington Schools cancel school
and/or afternoon activities.
Birth Certificates
Make-Ups
If your child is 5 years old or younger and you are
registering for a Recreation Department program for The Parks & Recreation Department will attempt to
the first time, please enclose a copy of your child’s birth make up cancelled classes, but we cannot guarantee
certificate. that all classes will be made up.

Refund Guidelines Facility Rental

1. If you decide to cancel a registration, please notify the Burlington’s Recreation Center at the Center for Human
Parks & Recreation Department as soon as possible Services is available to rent on a space-available basis.
prior to the program starting date. Facilities at the Center include meeting rooms, function
rooms and a gymnasium. Sorry, the Center is not
2. If you give sufficient notice of cancellation, the Parks available for private functions. For further information,
& Recreation Department may be able to give you a please contact the office.
full or partial refund. There will be a $10 processing
charge for all refunds given. Please inquire about a Serving People with Disabilities
refund at the time you cancel your registration.
We are committed to providing recreational
3. If you cancel your registration for a program for which opportunities for residents of all ages and abilities. If
the Parks & Recreation Department has paid deposits, you or a family member needs accommodations to
purchased equipment or incurred other expenses on participate in the Town’s recreation activities, please
your behalf; your refund, if any, will be reduced by the contact our Recreation Therapist, Laurel Rossiter,
amount of the expenses incurred. CTRS at 781-270-1937.

4. Refunds take 2 - 4 weeks to process. If payment Discounted Tickets Are Available!
was made by check or cash, a check from the Town
will be mailed. If paid by credit card, your credit card Amusement Parks
will be refunded. If you have an outstanding balance, Six Flags - $39, a savings of over $25!
the refund will be automatically applied to the balance. Water Country - $35, a savings of $9!
Canobie Lake Park - $34, a savings of $6!
Financial Assistance
Movie Theater
Financial assistance is available! Contact the Parks & AMC Theatre Movie Tickets: $9.00*
Recreation Department for more information. Showcase Cinema Tickets: $9.00

Non-Residents *AMC tickets have additional restrictions and
surcharges, please call the theater prior to purchasing
Non-residents may register for programs beginning your tickets. The Burlington Parks and Recreation
three weeks after resident registration begins. At the Department office staff do not have information on
Director of Parks and Recreation’s discretion, some specific movies and restrictions.
programs or events may only be open to Burlington
residents. There is an additional $10 fee for non-
residents.

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