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Published by klehman, 2019-11-13 16:17:43

Winter 2020

Winter 2020

WHAT’S INSIDE

Table of Contents Parks & Recreation Office
Open Monday - Friday
3 - 6..................................................Pre-school from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
5..................................................... Gymnastics
6 - 12........................................................Youth *We will be closed on Nov. 11, 28, 29, Dec. 25
7.........................................Swimming Lessons Jan. 1, 20 and Feb. 17
8............................................. Youth Basketball
11.......................... Youth S.T.E.A.M. Programs Phone: 781.270.1695
12................................................. Snow Sports
13............................... Something for Everyone Parks & Recreation Commission
14 - 15......................... Therapeutic Recreation
16 - 18.......................................... Adult Fitness Kevin Sullivan, Chairperson
19 - 20..............................................Adult Yoga David Norden
19.................................... Wellness Workshops Kevin Sheehan
22 - 25...................................... Adult Programs
25.................................................Trips & Tours Thomas Murphy, School Committee Representative
26........................................Community Events Paul Raymond, Planning Board Representative
27...................................Policies & Procedures
Parks & Recreation Staff

Brendan Egan, Director of Parks & Recreation
Rich Cote, Superintendent of Parks
Kelly Lehman, Program Coordinator

Jessie Hampson, Assistant Program Coordinator
Laurel Rossiter, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Registration begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, November 21st.

Look for new programs throughout the brochure; they have blue 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. You may pay by check or money order (payable to Town of Burlington), MasterCard, or Visa.
5. Send registration form, payment, and birth certificates (if required) to: Burlington Parks & Recreation Depart-
ment, Registration, Town Hall, Burlington, MA 01803

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PRE-SCHOOL

Winter Pre-school program information was listed in the fall brochure. Where space is available, you
can register online at www.burlingtonrecreation.org now for the winter session.
Below is the information for the Spring session.

Discovery Pre-school

Ages 3 - 5 (toilet trained), 9 am - Noon, Visco Building at Simonds Park, Director: Chris Allain
This program was created to provide children a hands-on approach to learning and socializing. Through activities
such as music, storytelling, art, science, building and dramatic play, your child will gain many new skills while
making new friends. Each week, we’ll follow new themes that relate to the seasons and a child’s natural curiosity
about the world. Snacks will be provided. Children must be toilet-trained. A copy of your child’s birth certificate
should accompany the registration form of new participants. Participants may only register for one day.

Dates No Progam Fee Activity #
Mondays, March 30 - June 8 4/20 & 5/25 $184 (9 weeks) 353400-A
Wednesdays, April 1 - June 10 $203 (10 weeks) 353400-B
4/22

Discovery Kinder-Skills Pre-school Bookworms

Ages 4 - 5, Tuesdays, March 31 - June 9 (Not 4/21) Ages 3 - 5, 9 am - Noon, $203 (10 weeks), Visco
9 am - 1 pm, $270 (10 weeks), Visco Building Building at Simonds Park, Director: Chris Allain
at Simonds Park, Director: Chris Allain We all know that children are enriched by books.
Activity #: 353500-A Stories promote cognitive, social and emotional
development while building writing and reading skills.
This class is designed for children who will be entering In this program, your child will become immersed in a
new story each week through the use of books, flannel
kindergarten in the fall of 2020. Using a thematic board, puppets, and dramatic play. Art, science,
cooking and other literacy experiences will revolve
approach, our focus will be on enhancing kindergarten around the chosen story and imaginations will soar. A
snack will be provided for your child. Children must be
readiness in the areas of pre-reading, pre-writing, math toilet-trained. Participants may only register for one
day.
and science. Activities will help develop listening skills,
Dates No Activity #
following directions and storytelling, as well as social Progam

and physical play skills. Healthy snacks and outside

play are provided. Participants must be 4 years old

by Aug. 31, 2019. Participants must bring a peanut-
free lunch.

Thurs., April 2 - June 11 4/23 351600-A

Fri., April 3 - June 12 4/24 351600-B

Sprouting Melodies 3 Mommy & Me
Ages 2 & 3 (w/ caregiver), Wednesdays
Ages 18 months - 3 with a caregiver Jan. 8 - March 18 (not 2/19), $67 (10 weeks)
Saturdays, Jan. 11 - March 21 (not 2/15) Function Room 2, Instructor: Marie Grinnell

9:30 - 10:15 am, $138 (10 weeks) Is your child not yet old enough for preschool? This

Function Room 1, Instructor: Roman Music “pre-preschool” program is perfect for both of you! You

Therapy, Activity #: 246300-A
Within this music experience, Sprouting Melodies 3 and your child (or your child and his/her caregiver) will
provides the routine that toddlers crave yet provides enjoy developmentally appropriate stories, games,
the freedom and creativity for children to grow in self- songs, creative movement and art activities each
expression and to build social relationships with their week - all designed to help you get the most out of this
peers in music. Through instrument play, movement important one on one time with your child.

and singing songs, children in this group will be sup- Time Activity #

ported as they move through their own personal jour- 9:30 - 10:15 am 244500-A
ney of social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth. 10:30 - 11:15 am 244500-B
This is an inclusive program, all abilities welcome!
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PRE-SCHOOL

Lil Sports

Ages 2 - 5, $87 (8 weeks), Recreation Gym, Instructor: Lil Sports Staff
This fun, energetic program is set to music and teaches children the basics of multiple sports and activities while

building teamwork, listening skills, and gross motor skills.

Day Dates Time Activity #

Saturdays Jan. 4 - March 7 (not 2/15 & 2/22) 10:45 - 11:30 am 271800-A

Mondays Jan. 6 - March 16 (not 1/20, 2/17 & 3/9) 11:15 am - Noon 271800-C

Music with Mr. Andrew Pro-Formance Soccer

Ages 2 - 4, Fridays, 9:30 - 10:15 am, $12 Saturdays, Jan. 18 - March 21 (not 2/15 & 2/22)
per date or $110 for all dates (10 classes) $147 (8 weeks), Francis Wyman Gym
Function Room 1, Instructor: Andrew Gentzow Instructor: Pro-Formance Soccer Staff
Your child will explore a variety of musical topics through
This is a great program introducing pre-schoolers to
songs, movement and instrument playing. The class
the game of soccer in a fun and nurturing environment.
will focus on motor skills and cognitive development,
Participants will walk away with a better knowledge of
socialization and sharing the joys of music.
the game of soccer.

Date Activity #: Date Activity #: Ages Time Activity #

Jan. 3 231001-A Feb. 14 231001-F 3-5 3 - 4 pm 274600-A

Jan. 10 231001-B Feb. 28 231001-G Grade K - 2 4 - 5 pm 274600-B

Jan. 24 231001-C March 6 231001-H Grade 3 & 4 5 - 6 pm 274600-C

Jan. 31 231001-D March 13 231001-I

Feb. 7 231001-E March 20 231001-J Zumbini

All Dates 231001-K Ages 0 - 4 with a caregiver, Sundays
Jan. 12 - Feb. 23 (not 2/16), 9:30 - 10:15 am

$97 (6 Weeks), Function Room 1
Instructor: Kelly St. Hillaire, Activity #: 245800-A
Zumbini combines music and movement to create the

ultimate bonding experience! Sing, dance and play

together while developing your little one’s social, cog-

nitive, emotional and motor skills. The fee includes

songbook, plush toy and music app to continue the fun

and learning at home! This is an inclusive program,
all abilities welcome!

Mommy and Me Dance Parent/Child Playdate in the Pool

Saturdays, Jan. 11 - Feb. 29, $112 (8 weeks) Ages 1 - 5 (w/ parent), Noon - 1 pm, $32 (5 weeks)
Ellens School of Dance 767 Boston Rd, Billerica Goldfish Swim School 10 B Street, Burlington

Instructor: Laurie Enos-Pandolfo This unstructured, open swim is for you and your child
Come join the fun with 45 minutes of music and to spend time getting familiar with water in a heated
pool! Practice moving in the water, kicking, blowing
movement! Any caregiver is welcome to play the role bubbles or even floating! A parent must get in the pool
with their child and only one child per parent is allowed.
of “mommy” to help develop fine and gross motor skills

with activities like rhythm & instruments, baby in the

mirror, bubble time, and parachute fun.

Age Time Activity # Day Dates Activity #

6 mos- Walking 8:15 - 9 am 233100-A Tuesdays Feb. 25 - March 24 210800-A

Walking - 3 9 - 9:45 am 233100-B Wednesdays Feb. 26 - March 25 210800-B

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GYMNASTICS

Thursdays, $110 (6 weeks), Recreation Gym, Instructor: Dotty Martin
Come join Dotty and her staff as they challenge you and your child(ren) with a fun learning experience through

gymnastics, creative movement and fun developmental play.

Baby Gym Pre-school Gym

(3 - 14 months w/ adult helper) (3 - 5 years)
We work with the equipment and props to make your This class teaches beginning skills that will be
baby scream with laughter. This is an opportunity useful in any sport. Focus is placed on strength and
for you to meet new friends and share issues and flexibility, while building balance and body awareness.
questions with other parents. No shoes please. Parachutes and games will also be utilized.

Toddler Tumblers Kindergarten Gym

(12 - 24 months w/ adult helper ~ proficient walker) (5 - 6 years)
Beginner walkers and those getting ready for some Kindergarteners will learn beginner skills in a fun way!
faster running steps should join. Focus is placed on Somersaults, cart-wheels, and back handsprings will
balance, working muscles, dancing and playing with be taught.
parachutes and props. No shoes please.
Fun Gymnastics
Gym 2’s and 3’s
(Grades 1 - 4)
(24 - 36 months w/ adult helper) Do you want to learn a cartwheel or something a little
This class is perfect for toddlers who are ready for more daring like a back handspring? Did you ever
running, jumping, swinging, and sliding. Children wonder how people balance on their hands for so long?
will work with equipment, musical movement play, Well, we can teach you the secrets. We know the
parachute time and rainbow magic ropes. If your child tricks! Dress in comfortable clothes. No jeans please.
is 3 years old and has not completed this class, register
for this class before registering for Beginner Gym.

Beginner Gym

(30 - 48 months)
This class is a transition class without parent
participation. To help with the transition, we have 3
teachers. Test your balance by walking on balance
beams, learn how to roll, do cartwheels, handstands
and will explore obstacle courses each week.

Class Ages Time Jan. 2 - Feb 6 Feb. 13 - March 26
Activity # (Not 2/20)
Baby Gym 3 - 14 months w/ adult helper 11:30 - 12:10 pm Activity #
12 - 24 months w/ adult helper 270260-A 270261-A
Toddler Tumblers 9 - 9:40 am
(Proficient Walker) 270260-B 270261-B
Gym 2’s & 3’s 24 - 36 months w/ adult helper 9:45 - 10:25 am
Beginner Gym 10:30 - 11:10 am 270260-C 270261-C
Pre-school Gym 3 - 4 years 270260-D 270261-D
Kindergarten Gymnastics 3 - 5 years 1 - 1:40 pm 270260-E 270261-E
Fun Gymnastics 5 - 6 years 2:30 - 3:10 pm 270260-F 270261-F
Grades 1 - 4 3:30 - 4:30 pm 270260-G 270261-G

**50% discount for siblings**
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PRE-SCHOOL & YOUTH

Dance, Dance, Dance

Fridays, Jan. 10 - March 20 (not 2/21), $72 (10 weeks), Function Room 2, Instructor: Lisa Sanchez
These classes introduce a structured environment allowing children to recognize their own individuality and body
mobility. Focus on coordination and rhythm is introduced in creative and imaginative ways. Keeping students
entertained while learning beginning dance skills will help them acquire a love for dance. Girls need to wear a
black leotard with pink tights, ballet shoes and tap shoes. Boys may wear a white t-shirt, black sweatpants or
shorts and black ballet and tap shoes.

Class Ages Time Activity #

Mom & Me 2 - 3 9:15 - 9:45 am 230000-A

Pre-Ballet & Tap 3 - 4 10 - 10:45 am 230501-A

Story Meets Dance 3 - 5 11 - 11:45 am 233200-A

Ballet & Tap 4 - 5 12:30 - 1:15 pm 230511-A

Ballet, Tap & Hip Hop 5 - 6 3:30 - 4:15 pm 230521-A

Kids Test Kitchen

$127 (6 weeks), Function Room 2, Instructor: Kids Test Kitchen Staff
Each class presents students with an opportunity to explore new or familiar foods. Working as a team, we’ll slice,
dice, peel, measure, and cook until we’ve prepared the finished dish. At the end of class your aspiring chef will re-
ceive the main ingredient, or a sample of the finished dish, and the recipe to bring home! Caregivers are welcome
to stay but not required to. Please clearly disclose all food allergies and/or dietary restrictions upon registration.

Age Dates Time Activity #

3 - 5 Mondays, Jan. 27 - March 16 (not 2/17 & 3/9) 9 - 10 am 251801-A

7-9 Wednesdays, Jan. 29 - March 11 (not 2/19) 3:30 - 4:30 pm 251801-B

Pre-school Art Learn to Skate

Ages 3 - 5, Saturdays, Jan. 11 - March 7 (not 2/22) Ages 3 - 16, Wednesdays, March 4 - April 22
9 - 9:45 am, $87 (8 weeks), Ceramics Room 4:35 - 5 pm, $126 (8 weeks), Burlington Ice
Palace 36 Ray Ave, Instructors: FMC Ice Sport
Instructor: Karen Pearson, Activity #: 262600-A
Using the books The Dot, Beautiful Oops! and I’m Not Staff, Activity #: 273101-A
Just A Scribble, children will explore the art of scribbling For skaters with little or no experience. This group
class will teach the basics of skating in a fun and com-
while learning about color, shape, and line. fortable environment. Skaters are grouped by age and
ability as needed. Skaters must be toilet trained and
Little Dragons helmets are required (bike helmets are acceptable).
Skate rentals are provided.
Ages 3 - 4, $200 (13 weeks, uniform included)
Steve Nugent’s Institute / 207F Cambridge St. Multi-Sport Camp

Instructors: Steve Nugent & Staff Ages 7 - 10, Tuesday - Friday, Feb. 18 - 21
Come join the fun and explore this introductory ka- 9 am - 3 pm, $137 (4 days), Memorial School Gym
rate program that focuses on enhancing your child’s
fine and gross motor skills. Emphasis will be put on Instructor: Skyhawks Sports Academy
listening, memory, and attention. Children will be Activity #: 262301-A
taught breathing, stretching, self-discipline & coordina-
tion. Classes also cover health, nutrition, fire safety & A variety of fun sports will be offered each day. Our
stranger awareness. programs are designed to give each child a positive
introduction into different sports while fostering a
Day Dates Time Activity # lifelong love for an active, healthy lifestyle.

Thurs. Jan. 9 - April 2 4:30 - 5 pm 270000-A

Sat. Jan. 4 - March 28 9:30 - 10 am 270000-B

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YOUTH

Swimming Lessons

Ages 3+ (toilet trained), Sundays, Feb. 2 - March 29 (not 2/16 & 3/15), $65 (7 weeks)
Woburn Boys & Girls Club 1 Charles Gardner Ln, Woburn, Instructor: Jill Moorehouse, Director
Participants will be removed from the waitlist based on the indicated swim level and space available in that
level; be sure to indicate your child’s swim level during registration. Priority will be given to those participants

who are not currently enrolled in a different swim session.

Level 1: Uncomfortable in the water, cannot place face in the water.
Level 2: Uncomfortable in the water, can place face in water and will float on front/back with assistance.

Level 3: Child can swim unassisted, does not know any strokes.
Level 4: Child knows strokes, can swim 25 yards without stopping.
Levels 5 & 6: Child is swim team ready and is working on endurance and technique.

Levels Time Activity # Levels Time Activity #

1 - 4 3 - 3:30 pm 270400-A 1-4 5 - 5:30 pm 270400-E

1 - 4 3:30 - 4 pm 270400-B 1-4 5:30 - 6 pm 270400-F

1 - 4 4 - 4:30 pm 270400-C 5&6 5 - 6 pm 270400-G

1 - 4 4:30 - 5 pm 270400-D

KidsJam & Yoga Combo Books & Bites

Grades K - 4, Mondays, Jan. 27 - March 9 Grades 1 & 2, Saturday, March 7, 9 - 10:30 am, $28
(not 2/17), 3:30 - 4:30 pm, $77 (6 weeks) Function Room 2, Instructors: Juliana Jarvis &
Function Room 1, Instructor: Danielle Trouve Karen Calandrelli, Activity #: 254400-A

Activity #: 232901-A Are you an aspiring chef? Do you love books? If so,
Our instructor will play fitness games, create high-en- this is the class for you! We’ll read Tim O’Toole and the
Wee Folk by Gerald McDermott, and then create treats
ergy dances, run fitness drills, conditioning activities,
and crafts that celebrate this fun story. This will help
provide guided yoga combinations and relaxing medi-
bring books alive and foster a love of literacy. Led by
tation techniques that will leave your child feeling posi-
two certified elementary teachers. Please let us know
tive, energetic, and upbeat. Participants will receive a
about food allergies at time of registration.
tee shirt and have a performance at the end!

Beat Bullying
Ages 6 - 12, Saturday, Jan. 4, 3 - 3:45 pm, $22

Steve Nugent’s Institute 207F Cambridge St.

Instructor: Steve Nugent & Staff

Activity #: 258301-A

Bullying is a behavior that is intentional, repetitive, and

hurtful. An imbalance of power exists between the

child who is bullying and the intended target. In this

class, children will learn direct and indirect techniques Bake ‘Em And Take ‘Em

that will help them deal with a bully effectively.

Indoor Rock Climbing Grades 1 - 6, Saturday, 10 am - Noon, $28 per date
Function Room 2, Instructor: Carol Sheldon

Ages 5 - 12, Saturdays, Jan. 18 - Feb. 8, 9 - 11 am Make and decorate goodies! Come ready to create

$95 (4 weeks), Central Rock Gym 10 Adam Rd delicious treats. All materials provided. Bring a

Stoneham, Instructors: Central Rock Gym Staff container to bring home your creations. Parent

Activity #: 279101-A volunteers are welcome for each class.

Build your climbing skills in a supportive and friendly Date Theme Activity #
environment. Central Rock Gym staff will take care of Feb. 8 Valentine Sweets 251401-A
all of the rope management aspects of climbing so kids April 4 251401-B
can focus on climbing and having fun. All gear needed Easter Treats

to climb is included. 7


SPORTS

Mini March Madness

Grades K - 3, Saturdays, March 21 - April 11 (4 weeks), Francis Wyman Gym, Instructor: Ken Pondelli
This introduction to basketball will teach participants the basic skills and fundamentals.

Grade Time Activity # Time Activity #

Kindergarten (Fee: $33) Co-Ed 9 - 9:45 am 274901-A

Grade 1 (Fee: $33) Co-Ed 10 - 10:45 am 274901-B

Grades 2 & 3 (Fee: $39) Boys 12:30 - 1:45 pm 274901-C Girls 11 am - 12:15 pm 274901-D

Lil Hoopsters Youth Basketball

Grades K & 1, Saturdays, Jan. 4 - Feb. 8, $37 *Times and Locations May Change*
(6 weeks), Francis Wyman Gym Grades 4 & 5, Dec. 7 - March 7 (not 12/21, 12/28,
Instructor: Ken Pondelli
2/8 & 2/15), $55, BHS Gym
This program is designed to introduce participants to In this skill-building program, emphasis is placed on

the game of basketball. The focus of this program will learning fundamentals, teamwork and having fun! In

be on the very basics and fundamentals of the game. addition to Saturdays, this program will have one week-

Coed Time Activity # night practice starting in January where fundamentals

Kindergarten 8 - 8:45 am 271702-A will be stressed through skill-building exercises.

Grade 1 9 - 9:45 am 271702-B Gender Activity #

Girls 271746-A

Rookie League Basketball Boys 271746-B

*Times and Locations May Change* Grades 6 - 8, Dec. 7 - March 7 (not 12/21, 12/28, 2/8
Grades 2 & 3, Saturdays, Nov. 16 - Feb. 8 (not & 2/15), $55, BHS Gym
11/30, 12/21 & 12/28), $55, Francis Wyman Gym
This 10–week developmental program, in cooperation In this program emphasis is placed on continuing to
with Burlington Youth Basketball Association, will focus work on fundamentals and teamwork while gaining in-
on how to play the game rather than running plays and game experience. Participants are broken into teams,
winning games. On Saturdays, each group will be bro- with games being played every Saturday. Teams will
ken into teams and will play cross court games. In ad- also have one weekly weeknight practice starting in
dition to the Saturday games, girls will have mid-week January. Players will receive reversible jerseys.
practices on Tuesday evenings, and boys will have
mid-week practices on Thursday evenings. Check our Gender Activity #
website for up-to-date scheduling info!
Girls 271766-A

Girls Activity # Boys Activity # Boys 271766-B

Grade 2 271736-A Grade 2 271735-A *Coaches Needed* Please contact the Parks & Rec-
reation Department if you are interested in volun-
Grade 3 271736-B Grade 3 271735-B
teering in the Youth Basketball program.

Intro to Boxing

Grades K - 8 (K - 4 & 5 - 8), $135 (8 weeks), MK Boxing, 1 Esquire Rd, Billerica
Instructors: Mike Knox & Staff

MK Boxing has a superior 7,500 square foot facility boasting over 30 boxing bags, speedbags, conditioning mats,
a professional boxing ring, and much more. Boxing will not only improve the body, it will improve the mind. The
sport of boxing can and will be safe if done properly. Participants must bring their own gloves or may buy them
at MK Boxing. All parents will be required to sign guest registrations and waivers for their children upon arrival.
Students will be broken up into age appropriate classes.

Day Dates Time Activity #

Wednesdays Jan. 22 - March 18 (not 2/19) 3:30 - 4:30 pm 271001-A

Saturdays Jan. 25 - March 21 (not 2/15) 9:30 - 10:30 am 271001-B

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SPORTS & FITNESS

Fencing Karate

Ages 8+, Saturdays, Jan. 4 - Feb. 22 Ages 5 - 13, $200 (13 weeks, uniform included)
3 - 4 pm, $127 (8 weeks), Steve Nugent’s Institute Steve Nugent’s Institute 207F Cambridge St.
207F Cambridge St., Instructors: Steve Nugent & Instructors: Steve Nugent & Staff

Staff, Activity #: 274701-A This is an introductory karate program that teaches
Benefits of fencing include enhanced fitness, self-dis-
proper stance, breathing, how to stretch, self-discipline,
cipline and confidence, character and sportsmanship.
coordination, and practical self-defense. Classes cov-
These classes will introduce proper mechanics and
er health, nutrition, fire safety, and stranger awareness.
technique and ability-specific fencing situations and
Day Dates Time Activity #
strategies. All equipment will be provided.
5:30-6:15 pm 270501-A
CrossFit Kids Mon. Jan. 6 - March 30 6:15 - 7 pm 270501-B

Ages 8 - 12, 4 - 5 pm, $145 ( 8 sessions), CrossFit Wed. Jan. 8 - April 1 6:15 - 7 pm 270501-C
Exclamation 10 Ray Ave, Instructor: Lori Becker
We will focus on movement, having fun, teamwork, Sat. Jan. 4 - March 28 1 - 1:45 pm 270501-D

and confidence building. The classes have elements of CrossFit Teens

gymnastics, body weight movements, running, jumping Ages 12 - 16, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 - 5 pm
$145 (8 sessions), CrossFit Exclamation
and more! Classes are suitable for all skill levels. 10 Ray Ave, Instructor: Lori Becker

Days Dates Activity # Develop full-body strength, mobility and explosive

Jan. 6 - 29 217301-A power to give you the edge! Participants will gain con-

Mon. & Wed. Feb. 3 - 26 217301-B fidence all while having fun! Classes are suitable for all

March 2 - 25 217301-C skill levels. These classes will have elements of gym-

Jan. 7 - 30 217301-D nastics, body weight movements, running, jumping and

Tues. & Thurs. Feb. 4 - 27 217301-E more!

March 3 - 26 217301-F

Youth Kickboxing Dates Activity #

Ages 12+, Wednesdays, Jan. 22 - March 18 Jan. 7 - 30 217302-A
(not 2/19), 6:30 - 7:30 pm, $135 (8 weeks)
Feb. 4 - 27 217302-B
MK Boxing 1 Esquire Rd Billerica, Instructors:
Mike Knox & Staff, Activity #: 270101-A March 3 - 26 217302-C

You will learn kickboxing techniques and punching Policy Information

combinations. Additionally, you will discover ways to We have included some policy information on pages 2
and 27. We would encourge you to visit our website
dodge, avoid, guard and counter attack. Additional burlingtonrecreation.org to find additional policy
information. There you will find information regarding
training might be taught about how to compete in the topics such as Epi-pens, Photograpy and Videography
and more!
ring through competitive events if a client is interested
Should you have any questions or would like a printed
in that specific training. Gloves can be purchased sep- version of any of our policy infomration, please contact
us at the Parks & Recreation office. The office is open
arately at the gym. Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. You
can reach us at 781.270.1695.
Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu

Ages 7 - 15, Tuesdays, Jan. 7 - March 31
3:30 - 4:15 pm, $200 (13 weeks, uniform included)

Steve Nugent’s Institute 207F Cambridge St.
Activity #: 281103-A

This non-striking self-defense martial art system is

based on leverage and control over the opponent. It is

considered to be one of the best self defenses since it’s

applied in response to physical aggression, so there’s

no need to worry about your child becoming violent.

9


YOUTH

High School Volleyball Kinetic Sculpture Workshop
Grades 8 - 12, Sunday, Jan. 5
Grades 9 - 12, Fridays, Jan. 3 - March 27 1 - 3:30 pm, $49, Ceramics Room
4:30 - 6 pm, $35 (13 weeks) Instructor: Stephanie Leary, Activity #: 202351-A
Create your own dynamic metal kinetic sculpture.
Recreation Gym, Activity #: 210702-A
Stay active and enjoy the friendly competition of un- Forge metal by hammering, twisting, coiling, spiraling,

instructed pick-up volleyball games. wrapping, and corrugating. Apply decorative surface

Beginner Cartooning for Kids embellishments by roller printing, hammering, symbol

Ages 11+, Thursdays, 6 - 8 pm, $35 and letter stamping. All tools and materials are provided.
Council on Aging Room 215
Instructor: Mark Brennan Friday Night Art!

Cartoons are GREAT, and you can learn how to draw Grades 6 - 8, Friday, 5 - 8 pm, $38
Ceramics Room, Instructor: Christina Chang
them! Join us for this 2-hour intro to cartooning to learn
BHS Art Teacher
some of the simple rules of drawing cartoon faces, Come create and have fun with some friends! Each

figures, animals and much more. It’s fun and easy. We Friday Night Art includes 3 hours of art projects and

provide supplies and a take home lesson booklet. seasonal crafts, activities and, of course, pizza!

Dates Activity # Dates Activity #

Jan. 16 259401-A Jan. 17 264011-A

March 12 259401-B Feb. 7 264011-B

Intro to Game Design March 13 264011-C

Ages 13 - 18, Tuesday, Jan. 14. 4 - 6 pm, $38 Youth Bhangra
Guard Up! 103 Terrace Hall Ave, Instructor:
Guardian Adventures Staff, Activity #: 202361-A Ages 6 - 9, Mondays, Jan. 13 - Mar. 23
Do you know what makes one game better than anoth- (not 1/20 & 2/17), 5 - 5:45 pm, $45 (9 weeks)
er? Guard Up’s Guardian Adventures, the pre-eminent
story based education/adventure provider, is going to Council On Aging Room 207
teach you game mechanics and what separates the Instructor: Riya Malrani, Activity #: 233301-A
good from the great in the world of gaming. You will Bhangra is the perfect dance to keep kids active while
work to create a gameplay concept and envision the also having fun. This upbeat dance is a great form
beta test. All costumes and props are provided! of exercise and can be continued throughout life. It
will teach concentration, flexibility, coordination, and
What Makes a Game Better endurance. Beginner dancers will be taught basic
Than Reality? moves to the beat of the music.

Ages 13 - 18, Tuesdays, Feb. 25 - March 31 Snack, Play, Namaste
4 - 6 pm, $215 (6 weeks), Guard Up!
Ages 5 - 8, Wednesdays, Jan. 8 - Feb. 12, 3:15
103 Terrace Hall Ave, Instructor: Guardian - 4:15 pm $97 (6 weeks), Function Room 1
Adventures Staff, Activity #: 201302-A
Instructor: Susan Stack, Activity #: 256301-A
How would you like to create your own game and watch In this unique program, kids will have fun practicing yoga,
it being played in real-time by real people? Guard Up’s learning different breathing techniques, meditating,
Guardian Adventures, the pre-eminent story based ed- experiencing sound therapy and learning how to be
ucation/adventure provider, is going to teach you game healthier by making art out of fruits and vegetables.
mechanics and what separates the good from the great Each class has a theme that will include mindfulness,
in the world of gaming. Working with a mentor, each gratitude, giving, worry and more. Kids will leave with
group of teens will create a new game and then watch skills to help them relax and deal with anxiety and
as teens play the game. During the 5th week students stress. They will also have more knowledge of healthier
will see their game played by real people and then the food choices to snack on. Bring a yoga mat and water.
final session will be a review of the game and how it’s Please provide any dietary restrictions at the time
played. All costumes and props are provided! of registration so we can ensure participants have
fun while staying safe.

10


S.T.E.A.M. PROGRAMS

Circuit Makers 101: App Inventors

Create Your Own Electronics Grades 3 - 6, Saturdays, Jan. 18 - March 21
(not 2/15 & 2/22), 11:15 - 12:45 pm, $142 (8 weeks)
Grades K - 2, Saturdays, Jan. 18 - March 21
(not 2/15 & 2/22) 9:30 - 11 am, $142 (8 weeks) Council on Aging Room 207, Instructor:
Circuit Lab Satff Activity #: 262711-A
Council on Aging Room 207, Instructor:
Circuit Lab Staff Activity #: 257711-A Want to know how the apps work on your phone or
iPad? Or do you have the next app idea and need
Let’s get creative with electricity! In this junior version to know how to make it? In this course, you will use
of our Hands-On Electronics class, students will gain MIT App Inventor software to make fun, creative apps
experience with electronics by designing custom light- for Android phones and tablets. You will also explore
up greeting cards, electric games, mazes, and even wireless communication by building custom Bluetooth
musical instruments. Each class day includes a circuitry hardware controllers and readouts for our apps.
lesson and a hands-on electronics project, using
components like lights, buzzers, switches, wires, and Drawing & Watercolor Painting
sensors. Circuit Lab staff will make sure participants
create a project that they can be proud of each day. Ages 8 - 11, Saturdays, Jan. 11 - March 7 (not 2/22)
10 - 11 am, $87 (8 weeks), Ceramics Room
Metrocraft
Instructor: Karen Pearson, Activity #: 246501-A
Grades 2 - 5, Monday, March 9, 9 am - 2 pm Freehand drawing techniques will be explored with the
$72, Ceramics Room, Instructor: Right Brian use of abstract shapes. Basic watercolor techniques
will be practiced. Students will complete three drawings
Curriculum Staff, Activity #: 259011-A of one of each composition: architecture, still-life, and
Students work together to create a city within a choice of anime style or other style portrait. Students
virtual Minecraft world. In this problem-solving class, are encouraged to combine drawing and watercolor
students design their own house and business as they techniques.
learn about budgeting, profit and loss and supply and
demand. STEM skills have never been so fun! Working with Clay

Art & Design Club Ages 12 - 17, Saturdays, Jan. 11 - March 7
(not 2/22), 11:15 am - 12:15 pm, $87 (8 weeks)
Ages 8 - 12, Mondays, Jan. 6 - March 16 Ceramics Room, Instructor: Karen Pearson
(not 1/20, 2/17 & 3/9), 3:45 - 5:15 pm
$87 (8 weeks), Ceramics Room Activity #: 246601-A
Hand building with clay uses the artist’s most important
Instructor: Stacy Johnston, Activity #: 243201-A tools – the hands. Working from a single lump of clay
This club gives kids who love to draw, paint, and sculpt, students will practice the most common methods of
a place to be with their artist peers, to learn, imagine, hand building.
and create their own unique works of art. The materials
exploration will include clay, papier-mâché, adhesives, Earth, Space & Sea
paint, ink and more, so please wear an art smock or old
clothes. A $24 materials fee is due the first class. Grades 2 - 4, Tuesday - Friday, Feb. 18 - 21
9 am - 4 pm, $243 (4 days), Ceramics Room
Watercolor Kids!
Instructor: Wicked Cool for Kids Staff
Ages 8 - 12, Mondays, Jan. 6 - March 16 Activity #: 250811-A
(not 1/20, 2/17 & 3/9), 5:30 - 7 pm, $87
Take a look at our big blue planet and beyond! Look
(8 weeks), Ceramics Room, Instructor: Stacy deep into space and train like an astronaut and build air
Johnston, Activity #: 246001-A powered space shuttles to exit the atmosphere. Learn
about the planet’s surface and oceans, and earth’s
Watercolor Kids introduces children to basic watercolor extremes like earthquakes and erupting volcanoes.
techniques. Classes will provide hands-on instruction
including subject selection, composition, sketching, Learn to Ice Skate
saving whites and lights, color mixing, washes, brush
strokes, and creating texture. Please wear an art smock We are partnering with FMC to offer a learn to skate
or old clothes. A $27 materials fee is due the first class. program for youth ages 3 - 16. Look for specific program
information on page 6!

11


SNOW SPORTS

Nashoba Ski & Snowboard
Grades 3 - 5, Tuesdays, Jan. 7 - Feb. 4 (5 trips), Make-ups: Feb. 11 & 25

Ski or Snowboard Only: $265 Ski with Lessons or Snowboard with Lessons: $295

Participants will be picked up at their school between 1:50 and 2:15 pm and will return to Memorial School at 6:15

pm. Registration is limited and will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. More information is available

at the Parks and Recreation Department. Once registered, participants will be emailed an informational packet

describing the program.

School Ski Only Ski Snowboard Snowboard
with Lessons
with Lessons Only

Fox Hill 272821-A 272821-C 272821-B 272821-D

Pine Glen 272831-A 272831-C 272831-B 272831-D

Francis Wyman 272841-A 272841-C 272841-B 272841-D

Memorial 272851-A 272851-C 272851-B 272851-D

Need rentals? Nashoba Valley offers ski and snowboard rentals for the duration of the program. Rentals cost

$115 for skis/snowboard, boots, and poles and an additional $45 for helmet rental. Renters must be fitted by

Nashoba staff prior to the start of the program. Checks should be payable to Nashoba Valley Ski Area. Fittings

will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 11th from 6 - 7 pm at the Parks & Recreation Department. Helmets can

also be purchased at the rental fitting for $60.

Wachusett Mountain Gunstock
Ski & Snowboard
All ages, Saturday, Jan. 25, Gunstock Mountain
Grades 6 - 12, Fridays, Jan. 3 - Feb. 7 (6 trips) Whether you are already an expert or are trying skiing
3:15 - 10 pm, $140 (Transportation Only) and snowboarding for the first time, you can take
advantage of this group trip. Families can choose to
Join us for a great night of skiing and riding at Wachusett! drive themselves or take the bus; bus will depart from
the Recreation Center at 8 am and return at 7:30 pm.
This Friday night program is open to all Burlington Beginner package includes equipment rental, a two
hour group lesson, and a restricted access lift ticket.
Middle and High School students. It is a six-week Participants 13 and under must be accompanied
by an adult.
package (daily registrations will NOT be accepted, nor

will substitution of participants). All beginner or novice

skiers/boarders are required to take lessons. Please
note that this fee is for transportation only.

Participants register online directly with Wachusett for Lift Ticket Only Fee Activity #
lift ticket, rentals, lessons, etc. as desired. Please note: Age $36 222804-A
rates increase $20 on December 4th so register with 6 - 17 $48 222804-B
Wachusett now! Please remember when selecting $36 222804-C
options such as rentals and lessons that our program 18 - 59
is a 6-WEEK PROGRAM. Once you have registered 60+ Activity #
with us, we will give you a registration code to use at 222814-A
wachusett.com. Lift Ticket with Transportation 222814-B
222814-C
School Activity # Age Fee

Middle School 272802-A 6 - 17 $46

High School 272812-A 18 - 59 $58

60+ $46

Beginner Package - All Ages (see above)

Type Fee Activity #

With Transportation $100 222824-A

Without Transportation $90 222824-B

12


SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

Boating Skills and Seamanship Sailing Fundamentals

Ages 9 - Adult, Tuesdays, Feb. 25 - May 19 Ages 9 - Adult, Tuesdays, Jan. 7 - 28
(not 4/21), 7 - 9 pm, $64 (12 weeks), COA Room 7 - 9 pm, $55 (4 weeks), COA Room 207
207, Instructor: Larry Nobrega, FSO-PE/So-PE Instructor: Larry Nobrega, FSO/So-PE

Activity #: 253003-A Activity #: 250504-A
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Boating Skills and Subjects taught will be: all about boats, hulls, types,
Seamanship is a comprehensive course designed
for both the experienced and the novice boater. This sailing terms and descriptions, what makes a sailboat
edition features full-color graphics and updated text.
To meet NASBLA requirements, Chapters 1 - 8 and sail and how a sail works, sail selection, weather,
Appendix A must be taught, along with your state
specific boating laws. Chapters 9 - 13 are optional. compasses, finding your way, sailing different vessels,

Intro to Guitar dinghies, sailboards, etc.

Grade 6 - Adults, Tuesdays, Jan. 7 - March 3 Teen/Adult Learn to Skate
(not 2/18), 7:15 - 8:15 pm, $82 (8 weeks)
Ages 16+, Wednesdays, March 4 - April 22
Function Room 1, Instructor: Brian Grzelak 4:10 - 5 pm, $146 (8 weeks), Burlington Ice
Activity #: 241111-A Palace 36 Ray Ave, Instructors: FMC Ice Sport

Are you interested in learning the basics of guitar play- Staff, Activity #: 282403-A
ing? Participants will learn how the guitar works, how Come learn to skate or enhance your skills in a fun and
to play chords, how to play melody, how to play with
others, different techniques, how to read music, and comfortable environment. Skaters are grouped by age
music theory centered around the guitar. Students
must bring their own guitars. and ability as needed. Helmets are required (bike hel-

Women’s Self-Defense mets are acceptable). Rentals are included.

Ages 14 & above, Saturday, March 28, 3 - 4 pm Archery
$22, Steve Nugent’s Institute, 207F Cambridge St.
Saturdays, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, $111 (4 weeks), Recre-
Instructor: Steve Nugent & Staff ation Gym, Instructor: On the Mark Archery Staff
Activity #: 253703-A Patience, focus and discipline are the only things
needed to find success and achieve consistent shot
Learn simple yet effective ways to defend yourself. No groups. Our lesson plans engage students in unique
need to be in shape, this class is designed to work for challenges each class while balancing out individual-
anyone. Wear comfortable clothes without zippers. ized attention and feedback. All equipment is provided.

Age Dates Activity #

Grades 4 - 8 Jan. 18 - Feb. 8 271401-A

Adult Jan. 18 - Feb. 8 281503-A

Grades 4 - 8 Feb. 29 - March 21 271401-B

Adult Feb. 29 - March 21 281503-B

BurlingtonWalks

All ages, Wednesdays, Meets at Noon, $12, Instructor: Marlies Henderson
Winter is the best season for walking; no poison ivy, no bugs! Snowshoeing if the snow allows. Strap-on
ice grabbers recommended, bring hiking sticks for confidence. 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 1.5-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 wooded trails for 1.5 hours.

Date Location Activity # Date Location Activity #

Jan. 8 Mill Pond 261304-A Feb. 19 Landlocked Forest 261304-D

Jan. 22 Overlook Park 261304-B March 4 Sawmill Brook 261304-E

Feb. 5 Mary PC Cummings 261304-C

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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 looking
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 one our Recreation Therapists
Emma Jones or Kate DeAngelis, CTRS at 781.270.1695.

*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.

Therapeutic Multi Sensory Music Group

Horseback Riding Ages 4 - 12 with a disability and a caregiver
Saturdays, Jan. 11 - March 21 (not 2/15)
Ages 3 through adult with a diagnosis 10:30 - 11:15 am, $152 (10 Weeks)
$245 (8 weeks), Ironstone Farm 450 Lowell Street
Function Room 1, Instructor: Roman Music
Andover, MA Therapy, Activity #: 294609-A
This program provides 30-minute private sessions.
This group provides an opportunity for children who
There will be an initial evaluation required for all new
do best with a multi-sensory approach to participate in
riders. You will coordinate with the farm to find a time
a supportive and therapeutic activity. Participants will
that is right for your own schedule! The movement
be encouraged to communicate and use multi-sensory
of the horse strengthens the development of fine and
systems that work best for them, including switches,
gross motor skills and provides sensory input. With this
eye gaze and touch. We focus on choice making, sup-
premise in mind staff develops exercises and activities
ported instrument play, vocal responses to music and
to benefit each individual, addressing issues that are
increased awareness of self and others
not easily addressed in a classroom setting. A sepa-
rate information packet with the necessary forms Mini Pride Sports
will be available upon registration. Please contact
the Parks & Recreation Office for details. Ages 3 - 6 with a disability, Tuesdays
3:30 - 4:15 pm, Recreation Gym, Instructor:
Dates Register by: Activity #
Kate DeAngelis, CTRS
Dec. 30 - Feb. 23 Dec. 7, 2019 293009-A We will practice skills from basketball and track, as well

Feb. 24 - April 18 Feb. 9, 2020 293009-B as play social games to give kids an opportunity to have

Sensory Friendly Swim Lessons fun, interact with their peers and build confidence in a

Ages 3+ with a disability, Sundays, Jan. 26 - March supportive, positive environment. Participants should
29 (not 2/16 & 3/15), 2:10 - 2:40 pm, $70 (8 weeks)
wear comfortable clothing, sneakers and bring water.
Woburn Boys & Girls Club 1 Charles Gardner
Lane Woburn, Activity #: 296209-A Sport Dates Fee Activity #

These lessons will allow for time to transition in and out Bball Jan. 7 - March 3 $40 (8 weeks) 292909-A
of the pool, have a less busy, quieter swimming envi-
ronment and will have small groups with higher staff Track March 17 - April 28 $33 (6 weeks) 292909-B
ratios. The focus will be on basic swimming skills at a (not 4/21)
pace that is comfortable for each participant. Space is
limited, registration is not available online. *Note: This TR Family Connection Event:
program is in place of inclusion opportunities during
typical swimming lessons. We are no longer able to Paint Night
place 1:1 swim instructors with children during lessons
that occur from 3 to 6 pm. Please direct all questions Saturday, Feb. 29, 4 - 6 pm, Function Room, $15
and inquiries to Kate DeAngelis, CTRS per family, Instructor: TBD, Activity #: 294509-A
This winter we are bringing back a family favorite! The
whole family is welcome to create a wonderful, unique
masterpiece on canvas. When you are not painting the
night away, take a break to enjoy some pizza and get
to know some other families involved in TR programs.
All ages and abilities welcome!

14


THERAPEUTIC RECREATION

Burlington Pride Basketball T.R.I.B.E. Program

Tuesdays, Jan. 14 - March 10, $35 (9 Weeks) Ages 13 - 25 with a disability
Memorial School Gym, Director: Kristyna Flaherty T.R.I.B.E. stands for Therapeutic Recreation Inspires
This is a non-competitive opportunity to exercise, so- Belonging and Enjoyment. We welcome and encour-
cialize and practice skills. The program is intramural in age people with different abilities to come together and
style and fun for all ability levels! Athletes should wear experience recreation and leisure activities, both new
comfortable clothing, sneakers and bring water. For and exciting as well as the tried and true favorites. Our
the Pride group, participants will be placed on a tradi- goal during this program is to provide social and en-
tional or unified team and notified of their placement. gaging experiences for participants. Join us for some
The traditional team will practice at 6:30 pm with the fun and find your T.R.I.B.E.!
unified team practice starting a 7:30 pm.
You can choose from bi-weekly bowling, twice a month
Ages Time Activity # Saturday adventures and Friday night fun! This flexible
program plan allows for more wiggle room to work rec-
Jr. Pride (Ages 6 - 12) 5:30 - 6:30 pm 291909-A reation programming for your child or family member
into your already busy family schedule without commit-
Pride (Ages 13 & up) 291909-B ting to too much at a time! Please direct all inquiries to
our Recreation Therapist, Emma Jones.
Drums Alive: Ability Beats
Out & About
All Ages & Abilities, Fridays, Feb. 14, 28, March 13
& 27, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, $40 (4 dates) Adults 25+ with a disability, Fridays
Join us for some fun outings! Twice a month we will
Council on Aging Room 207, Instructor: Kate enjoy a night out on the town. Activities may include lo-
DeAngelis, CTRS, Activity #: 296009-A cal theater, going to the movies, dining out, or themed
socials. Sign up for any of the outings that interest you!
Drums Alive provides a full brain & body workout –
modified. This stability ball drumming programs offers Spectacular Saturdays
a fun and unique way to stay active! Following a routine
helps sharpen skills such as auditory processing, coor- Adults 25+ with a disability, Saturdays
dination, balance, cognition, strength, fine and gross Jan. 11 - March 28 (not 1/18 & 2/15)
motor control while using rhythmic applications. Each
week the class will learn new routines and engage in Join us for a Saturday filled with activities! Bowling and
fun drumming games! This class is inclusive so siblings Zumba fitness fill our morning with fun! In the after-
and friends are welcome to sign up. noon, we will work on important life skills while cooking
and preparing a healthy lunch for each other, followed
Sensory Open Gym by a Therapeutic Recreation group.

All Ages & Abilities, Thursday, Feb. 20, 9:30 - 11:30 Separate brochures and registration forms are
am, $20, Recreation Gym, Instructor: TR Staff available for these programs. Please contact the
Activity #: 295109-A Parks & Recreation Office for more details.

Open, unstructured time for kids and families to get Adaptive Karate

some energy out; come run, jump & play. Supervision Ages 5 - 12, Saturdays, Jan. 4 - March 14 (not 2/15)
$152 (10 weeks, uniform included)
is required, this is not a drop-off program. Children
Steve Nugent’s Institute 207F Cambridge St.
must be pre-registered; drop-in’s are not permitted. Instructors: Steve Nugent, Activity #: 294409-A
This program will teach participants stance, breathing,
Drums Alive Workshop stretching, coordination and basic self-defense moves
in a supportive and encouraging atmosphere. Higher
All Ages & Abilities, Thursday, Feb. 20, 11:30 am - staff ratios, sensory modifications, visual aides, and
12:15 pm, $12, Function Rooms 1 & 2, Instructor: behavioral supports are all part of what we will work
with your family member to put in place to promote
TR Staff, Activity #: 202389-A success in class.
This drumming program offers a fun and unique way

to be active! Following a routine helps sharpen skills

while using rhythmic applications.

These programs are inclusive so siblings and
friends are welcome to sign up.

15


ADULT FITNESS

Muscle Madness Interval Training Total Body Conditioning
Mondays, Jan. 6 - March 23 (not 1/20 & 2/17) Wednesdays, Jan. 8 - March 18, 7 - 8 pm

6 - 7 pm, $40 (10 weeks), Recreation Gym $44 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym

Instructor: Delores Wesley, Activity #: 211503-A Instructor: Sarah Hamilton, Activity #: 210803-A

This class will improve your strength and endurance in A whole body workout for those looking to improve

the major muscle groups and, in doing so, burn calories. their strength and stamina. A dynamic and energy-

This workout challenges all your major muscle groups filled cardio/muscle training workout. This routine will

by using exercises such as squats, presses, lifts and help build flexibility, muscle strength and endurance in

curls and hi/lo cardio is a part of this workout. the legs, abdominals, arms, hips and back. Alternating

Zumba Strong traditional muscle conditioning with very easy-to-follow
cardiovascular segments for a beginner to intermediate

Mondays, Jan. 6 - March 23 (not 1/20 & 2/17) interval workout you are sure to enjoy!

5 - 6 pm, $40 (10 weeks), Recreation Gym

Instructor: Jen Stimpson, Activity #: 216413-A D&T
The Strong by Zumba class is not a dance class it is
a HIIT program with roots in Martial Arts training for a Tuesdays, Jan. 7 - March 17, 5 - 6 pm
total body workout led by music. Using only your body $44 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym
weight you’ll train to the beat as muscle conditioning,
cardio and plyometric moves help you burn calories Instructor: Lauren Mattson, Activity #: 232203-A
and tone your abs, arms, legs and glutes. D&T combines easy to follow aerobic and non-aerobic

power moves with light weight work to help tone mus-

cles, all set to a variety of music. Songs will alternate

Stability Ball, Strength & Pilates between aerobic and strength moves meant to target
several muscle groups at once. Light hand weights are
Tuesdays, Jan. 7 - March 17, Noon - 1 pm optional. Move to the music, tone and have fun!
$54 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym

Instructor: Kerri Powers, Activity #: 211903-A Pilates Strong
Stability balls increase the difficulty of an exercise

by adding balance/leverage challenges. We will use Thursdays, Jan. 9 - March 19, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

weights, the ball and body weight to work your body! $55 (11 weeks), Council on Aging Room 207

We will incorporate Pilates Mat exercises as well. Ex- Instructor: Tonia Egan, Activity #: 219203-A

ercises will challenge your core, hips/glutes, thighs and This deep workout has low impact on the joints. Each

more! Bring a ball and mat. Suitable for all levels. exercise focuses on the six original principals of Pilates

HIIT (concentration, control, center, flow, precision and
breath). In addition, throughout the session you will be

Thursdays, Jan. 9 - March 19, 6:15 - 7 pm provided information on how to live with Pilates in your

$44 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym everyday life. Various tools will be added for a deeper

Instructor: Nichole Danehy, Activity #: 213313-A challenge. Please bring your own mat. If you have a
HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, is a training magic circle bring it along as well.

technique in which you give all-out, one hundred

percent effort through quick, intense bursts of exercise, Fit Club
followed by short, sometimes active, recovery periods.
This type of training gets and keeps your heart rate up Jan. - March, $120, Activity #: 218003-A
and burns more fat in less time. Modifications will be Fit Club offers participants an opportunity to pay one
given for all levels. discounted fee and attend a number of classes. The
fitness classes that are included in Fit Club are as
Play it safe... follows: Butts & Guts, Camp Core & More, D & T, Flex

Participants must recognize that all classes of a physical & Stretch, Friday Morning Workout, Full Body Workout,

nature involve some risk, and by attending such a class, HIIT, Kick It, Muscle Madness, Pilates Fusion, Pound,

there is an assumption of risk by the partcipant. Prior to Pure Strength, Stability Ball, Total Body Conditioning,

starting any type of fitness program, it is best to check and Zumba Strong. Fit Club members may only select

with your doctor. For your own safety, you need to know two Zumba classes. When registering please fill out Fit
your limitations.
Club form indicating what classes you will be attending.

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ADULT FITNESS

ABSoluetly Pilates Pilates Fusion

Tuesdays, Jan. 7 - March 17, 6:30 - 7:30 pm Wednesdays, Jan. 8 - March 18, 5:30 - 6:30 am
$55 (11 weeks), Function Room 2 $44 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym

Instructor: Barbara Hospod, Activity #: 211333-A Instructor: Julie Conley, Activity #: 211133-A
Small handheld weights are incorporated along with a Come alive with this no impact, high-energy workout.

mini-ball to enhance the flowing series of MAT work We’ll build strength and length by incorporating

exercises. The addition of external resistance brings powerful, flowing movements using your own body

a greater awareness of periphery and balance, while resistance. This is designed to promote better posture

maintaining a mindfulness of control and quality of and flexibilty and is for everyone. Bring mat & water.

movement. Bring 2 - 4lb hand weights and a mat.

Flex & Stretch Bolly X

Wednesdays, Jan. 8 - March 18, 5 - 6 pm Saturdays, 10 - 11 am, $77 (5 weeks), CrossFit
$44 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym Exclamation 10 Ray Ave, Instructor: CrossFit Staff
This one hour class is lead by BollyX certified instruc-
Instructor: Alison Gnerre, Activity #: 210173-A
This hour-long class incorporates the best of Pilates, tors. Dynamic choreography and high intensity are

body conditioning, and basic stretching. The first 30 combined to burn calories all while having fun!

minutes will be resistance training using free weights, Dates Activity #

bands and tubes. In the second 30 minutes you will Jan. 4 - Feb. 8 (not 1/25) 217403-A

complete a full body stretch to increase flexibility and Feb. 22 - March 21 217403-B

muscle elasticity. Please bring mat, and water.

Kick It Xtend Suspend

Tuesdays, Jan. 7 - March 17, 6:45 - 7:45 am Wednesdays, Jan. 8 - March 4 (not 2/19)
$44 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym, Instructor: 6:30 - 7:30 pm, $134 (8 weeks), Xtend Barre
62 Second Ave, Instructor: Xtend Barre Staff
Taylor Hachey, Activity #: 218513-A
Kick It by Eliza is a fitness method that is music driven, Activity #: 217813-A
Xtend Suspend is fully adaptable to your strength
sweat inducing and kickboxing inspired. Class is filled
and fitness level, you’ll work every muscle in your
with high intensity intervals, dance combinations and
body (and probably find ones you didn’t know you
kickboxing inspired movement patterns. Bring a mat.
had) to challenge your strength, conditioning and

Pure Strength balance. Men and women will be rewarded with
extreme results. Cost includes one pair of grip socks.
Wednesdays, Jan. 8 - March 18, 4 - 5 pm

$55 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym

Instructor: Alison Gnerre, Activity #: 214213-A

Iron is tough, but you are tougher! Build strength, not

bulk, in this innovative weight lifting class. Mix moves

like planks, dead lifts, arm presses and more. This

workout will keep you constantly challenged and you CrossFit Lite
will walk out feeling fearless. Just bring a mat, we will
supply the weights. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7 - 8 pm, $145
(8 sessions), CrossFit Exclamation

Full Body Workout 10 Ray Ave, Instructor: Lori Becker
For beginners, no barbells. Our high energy, low im-
Thursdays, Jan. 9 - March 19, 6:45 - 7:45 am pact conditioning class for all levels. We will help you
$44 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym, Instructor: burn fat and build lean muscle. Give us 60 minutes and
we’ll give you an amazing workout!
Lynette Luschenat, Activity #: 216813-A
This class is designed to improve your fitness level; in- Dates Activity #

cluding strength and flexibility. Utilizing ground based Jan. 7 - 30 215513-A

exercises you will train your abs, back, hips and glutes

- covering the 28 muscles of the core and then some! Feb. 4 - 27 215513-B

Bring a mat. March 3 - 26 215513-C

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ADULT FITNESS

Zumba

$44 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym
Zumba fuses hypnotic musical rhythms and tantalizing moves to create a dynamic workout system designed to
be fun and easy! This class will be an absolute blast in one exhilarating hour of caloric burning, heart racing,
muscle pumping, body energizing movements meant to engage and captivate for life.

Day Dates Time Instructor Activity #

Tuesdays Jan. 7 - March 17 6 - 7 pm Tisha Wilson 216403-A
7 - 8 pm 216403-B

Wednesday Jan. 8 - March 18 6 - 7 pm Sarah Hamilton 216403-C
Thursday Jan. 9 - March 19 7 - 8 pm Marcia Mailloux 216403-D

Saturdays Jan. 4 - March 21 (not 2/15) 7:55 - 8:55 am Sarah Hamilton 216403-E

Sundays Jan.5 - March 22 (not 2/16) 8 - 9 am Lauren Mattson 216403-F

Monday Camp Core & More Pound

Mondays, Jan. 6 - March 23 (not 1/20 & 2/17) Thursdays, Jan. 9 - March 19, 5 - 5:45 pm
8:30 - 9:30 am, $35 (10 weeks), Recreation Gym $44 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym
Instructor: Judy Landers, Activity #: 210043-A
In this fantastic hour, you will explore and enrich the Instructor: Tisha Wilson, Activity #: 219303-A
core of your heart, body and soul with interchangeable Pound is a full-body, cardio jam session, combining
cardio, strength, and flexibility training techniques.
Bring your enthusiasm and challenge yourself to a new light resistance with constant simulated drumming. It
personal fitness level.
uses cardio, pilates, isometric movements, and plyo-
Friday Morning Workout
metric poses. Strengthen and sculpt infrequently used
Fridays, Jan. 10 - March 20, 8:30 - 9:30 am
$38 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym muscles, and drum your way to a leaner, slimmer phy-

Instructor: Trish Marfione, Activity #: 210043-B sique - all while rocking out to your favorite music.
Join us for a moderately paced cardiovascular workout.
The choreographed combos include a little bit of dance, Butts & Guts
a little bit of athletics and a lot of fun. It will keep you
moving to burn fat and calories. We’ll finish up with 5:30 - 6:30 am, $44 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym
core work and a delightful total body stretch. Instructor: Julie Conley (Tues.) &
Lynette Luschenat (Thurs.)
Day Fee Activity #
Come and join the early morning muscle madness!
Mon. & Fri. $51 ($10 savings) 210043-C
This class will transform your shape and rev up your
Xtend Barre
metabolism for the entire day. There is heavy concen-
Mondays, Jan. 6 - March 9 (not 1/20 & 2/15)
5:30 - 6:30 pm, $134 (8 weeks), Xtend Barre tration in the stubborn areas of the abdominals and
62 Second Ave, Instructor: Xtend Barre Staff
glutes with something different every class. Please
Activity #: 217113-A
This class incorporates elements of dance, ballet and bring a mat, water, sneakers, and a set of hand weights.
Pilates to create aworkout that strengthens, lengthens
and chisels the body. Each class features an elegant Day Dates Activity #
yet energetic combination of movements that enhance
flexibility, improve balance, and challenge the core. Tues. Jan. 7 - March 17 214303-A
No prior Pilates experience or dance training required.
Cost includes one pair of grip socks. Thurs. Jan. 9 - March 19 214303-B

Tai Chi

Saturdays, Jan. 4 - March 21 (not 2/15), 9 - 10 am
$28 (11 weeks), Murray Kelly WIng

Instructor: James Regan, Activity #: 205803-A
Drawing from Dr. Paul Lam’s Tai Chi programs, this is a

gentle form of excercise with self-paced combinations

of poses. Explore safe, graceful and relaxing move-

ment. Participants must wear flat, well-fitting shoes.

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ADULT YOGA

Chair Yoga 20/20/20

Tuesdays, Jan. 7 - March 17, 10:45 - 11:45 am Mondays, Jan. 6 - March 23 (not 1/20 & 2/17)
$66 (11 weeks), Function Room 1 6:30 - 7:30 am, $60 (10 weeks), Recreation Gym
Instructor: Paulette Savage, Activity #: 212201-A
Instructor: Angela Wasson, Activity #: 211293-A This class starts off with 20 minutes of flow to gently
This yoga class is for those adults with limited mobility.
awaken the body, followed by 20 minutes of core to
Physical movements, breathing practices and stress
strengthen and lastly 20 minutes to restore and stretch.
reduction techniques are practiced while seated in a
Appropriate for any level.
chair. All levels are welcome.

Core Focused Yoga Yogalates
(For Beginners & Beyond)
Mondays, Jan. 6 - March 23 (not 1/20 & 2/17)
Noon- 1 pm, $60 (10 weeks), Function Room 1 Tuesdays, Jan. 7 - March 17, 9 - 10:30 am, $65
Instructor: Karen Pickette, Activity #: 211253-A (11 weeks), Function Rooms 1 & 2, Instructor:
The class will allow you to move with your breath
while building strength and working on your core. TBD, Activity #: 212213-A
Abdominal strength improves nearly every pose and This class will offer a unique and intelligent blending
improves posture while reducing back pain. During of yoga and pilates. We will combine the core work
the class your mind will relax with peaceful music and of abdominal asanas (pilates) as we move through
invigorating movements. The primary focus will be on multiple, varied, and magnificent yoga flows. Combining
the core muscles and lower body strength. There will yoga and pilates will strengthen, stretch and tone the
be added stretches and lower back work along with a entire body. Each class includes yogic breathing,
very restful meditation at the end of class. The props relaxation and meditation techniques that quiet and
will include resistance bands, blocks and yoga straps. calm the mind.
All levels are welcome.
Advanced Beginner Yoga
Yoga Mat Science
Wednesdays, Jan. 8 - March 18, 6:15 - 7:30 pm
Wednesdays, Jan. 8 - March 18 (not 2/19) $66 (11 weeks), Function Room 1
6:45 - 7:45 pm, $60 (10 weeks), Function Room 2
Instructor: Caroline Mallard, Activity #: 211283-A
Instructor: Jen Stimpson, Activity #: 211273-A This class is for those who have some experience with
This is a low impact (no bouncing or running) yoga yoga and wish to pursue it further or those interested
practice to improve balance, strength and flexibility. This in a more challenging class. Students new to yoga are
class will combine basic planks, squats and balance welcome and the class will be taught to accommodate
moves to music. Although Mat Science doesn’t require multiple levels of ability. This is a traditional yoga class
participants to jump or run it will offer participants a fat and will include; breathing practices, physical postures
burning, low impact workout. This is a yoga class for and movements as well as relaxation techniques.
people who can’t sit still! Please bring a yoga mat.
Intermediate Yoga Practice
Yin Meditation
Sundays, Jan. 12 - March 22, 6:15 - 7:30 pm
Thursdays, Jan. 9 - March 19, 6 - 7 pm, $66 $66 (11 weeks), Function Rooms 1 & 2
(11 weeks), Function Rooms 1 & 2, Instructor:
Instructor: Larry Brown, Activity #: 213113-A
Karen Pickette, Activity #: 211243-A The yoga class emphasizes wellness through prac-
Yin Yoga is a slow paced style of yoga with asanas tices that the student can bring to his or her daily life.
that are held for a longer period of time. The aim is to Class only requires participation; students of all abili-
increase circulation in the joints and improve flexibility. ties and experience are welcome. Class proceeds at
The Yin practice is full of hip openers, spinal twists, the student’s own pace with moderate to deeper move-
heart openers,upper back and shoulder stretches. ment and stretching through alignment and the breath;
During each class we will focus on 5-6 poses and then modifications can be made for any pose or movement
surrender into a guided mindful meditation. while more experienced students can achieve deeper
stretching and strengthening, and more vigorous prac-
tice.

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ADULT YOGA

Gentle Yoga

Instructor: Angela Wasson
Gentle Yoga is a Pathways Yoga Systems Wellness class that focuses on moderate stretching and muscle
strengthening. Learn to reduce stress and relax through movements and postures and other techniques that will
release tension from the mind as well as the body. All classes are slow paced with variations given for different
levels of challenge and leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.

Day Dates Time Fee Location Activity #

Mon. Jan. 6 - March 23 (not 1/20 & 2/17) 10:30 - 11:45 am $60 (10 weeks) Function Rooms 1 & 2 211223-A

Wed. Jan. 8 - March 18 5 - 6:15 pm $66 (11 weeks) Function Room 2 211223-B

Beginner Hatha Yoga

Function Room 1, Instructor: Karen Pickette
This class is for beginners to learn proper alignment and breathing in basic postures. It 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. Please wear comfortable, loose fitting clothes and bring a mat.

Level Day Dates Time Fee Activity #

2 Mondays Jan. 6 - March 23 (not 1/20 & 2/17) 5:45 - 6:45 pm $60 (10 weeks) 211213-A

1 Tuesdays Jan. 7 - March 17 6 - 7 pm $66 (11 weeks) 211213-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.

Day Dates Time Fee Activity #

Mondays Jan. 6 - March 23 (not 1/20 & 2/17) 4:30 - 5:30 pm $60 (10 weeks) 219903-A

Tuesdays Jan. 7 - March 17 4:45 - 5:45 pm $66 (11 weeks) 219903-B

Hatha Yoga For Beginners & Beyond

$66 (11 weeks), Instructor: Mary Ellen Osowski (Sat. & 4:30 pm Thurs.) & Paulette Savage (9 am Thurs.)
This class will incorporate four basic yoga principles: centering and relaxation to calm the mind; yoga postures to
stretch, strengthen and tone the body; breathing techniques to increase lung capacity, strengthen internal organs
and deepen one’s ability to relax; and meditation practice as a means to reduce stress and achieve spiritual self-
enlightenment. Please bring a mat and wear loose, comfortable clothing.

Day Dates Time Location Activity #
Thursdays Function Rooms 1 & 2 211203-A
Saturdays Jan. 9 - March 19 9 - 10:30 am 211203-B
4:30 - 5:45 pm Function Room 1 211203-C
Recreation Gym
Jan. 4 - March 21 (not 2/15) 9:05 - 10:35 am

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WELLNESS WORKSH0PS

7 Ways to Crush Sugar Cravings Ayurvedic Herbs & Herbal Benefits

Thursday, Jan. 23, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, $12 Wednesday Jan. 15, 9 - 11 am, $30
Council on Aging Room 215, Instructor: Ceramics Room, Instructor: Anjana Bhargava

Stacy Rudman, Activity #: 214803-A Activity #: 215703-A
This one-hour course will teach you why you crave Ayurvedic herbs are derived from different parts of the
sugar, what happens to your body when you experi- plant for example roots, stem, leaf, flower, fruit or plant
ence the “sugar high” and why this keeps you want- as a whole. Medicinal plants have been a major souce
ing more sugar…and the extra weight that comes with of cures for disease since time immemorial. Herbal
it. You’ll leave with seven solutions so you can crush formulations are made by combining herbs and/or
those cravings without giving up the sweetness in your spices and also have other passive health benefits.
life, lose that stubborn bloat and have more energy!
Stress Management
Exhausted to Energized
Tuesdays, Feb. 4 & 11, 6 - 7:30 pm $30
Thursday, Feb. 6, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, $12 Council on Aging Room 215, Instructor:
Council on Aging Room 215, Instructor: Joya Pezzuto, RN, Activity #: 252223-A
Empower yourself by taking actions to manage your
Stacy Rudman, Activity #: 202373-A stress. This program will cover how stress affects your
We’ll perform written (so make sure to bring pen and body; techniques for relaxation and healthy habits to
paper) exercises to understand what you are doing cur- ward off stress in your life.
rently that drains your energy, and identify what gives
you energy. Through these exercises we’ll get to the Rotator Cuff & Shoulder Pain
underlying WHY you feel this way. Lastly, and most im-
portantly, you’ll walk away with 4 actionable ways that Mondays, Feb. 3, 7- 8:30 pm
will naturally boost your energy all day long. No Fee, Council on Aging Room 215
Instructor: Mike Stare & Justin Pezick
The Ayurvedic Approach: Orthopaedics Plus, Activity #: 217413-A
Digestive Fire During this workshop, you will learn about common
shoulder anatomy and review a brief description of
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 5 - 8 pm, $30 common injuries. Learn about mistakes that people
Council on Aging Room 215, Instructor: often make when dealing with these ailments and
Anjana Bhargava, Activity #: 212402-A strategies you can use to manage the symptoms.
Get your digestive system in great shape by adapting
Ayurveda, a traditional approach to health and well Keep Your Blood Pressure on Track
being. Converting food to energy requires essential
biochemical reactions; our health depends on how well Tuesday, March 24, 6 - 7:30 pm, $17
we digest, absorb and assimilate nutrients. Learn about Council on Aging Room 215, Instructor:
Agni, the fire that transforms all food and sensations Joya Pezzuto, RN, Activity #: 252203-A
that come into the body, and how it can work for you. Learn about heart healthy eating, exercise, and stress
You can also enhance your digestive and overall health management to keep your blood pressure on track.
with traditional Ayuverdic herbs and spices.

ReStart

Mondays, $90 (5 weeks), Instructor: Alicia Brickman, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner
The ReStart program is a simple, powerful way to give your body a vacation from sugar and processed foods.
It is a 5 week holistic, supported guided group class including an optional 3 week sugar detox built right in. The
program focuses on how to use real food to boost energy, reduce inflammation and get rid of sugar and carb
cravings. You will learn how digestion really works, the truth and importance of fats and so much more.

Dates Time Location Activity #

Jan. 6 - Feb. 3 9 - 10:15 am Ceramics Room 212903-A
6:45 - 8 pm COA Room 215 212903-B

March 2 - 30 9 - 10:15 am Ceramics Room 212903-C
6:45 - 8 pm COA Room 215 212903-D

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ADULT

Pick-Up Basketball Beginner Kickboxing
Wednesdays, Jan. 8 - March 25, 8 - 10 pm, $47 Wednesdays, Jan. 22 - March 18 (not 2/19)
(12 weeks), Recreation Gym, Activity #: 281933-A 6:30 - 7:30 pm, $135 (8 weeks), MK Boxing
Moderately competitive pick-up basketball games for
1 Esquire Rd Billerica, Instructors:
adults who live or work in Burlington. Players should Mike Knox & Staff, Activity #: 211403-A
You will learn kickboxing techniques and punching
bring a light and dark colored shirt.

combinations. Additionally, you will discover ways to

Pickleball dodge, avoid, guard and counter attack. Gloves can be
purchased separately at the gym.
2:30 - 4:30 pm, Recreation Gym

Pickleball is a sport rapidly growing in popularity. Roll Indoor Soccer
up the joy of playing tennis and badminton, toss in a
wiffle-like ball and you’ve got a game of Pickleball! Saturdays, Jan. 18 - March 21 (not 2/15 & 2/22)
Pre-registration for this program is required. 6:30 - 8:30 pm, $36 (8 weeks), Francis Wyman

Dates Fee Activity Gym, Activity #: 282203-A
Enjoy the friendly competition of pick-up soccer games.

Mon., Jan. 6 - March 23 $45 (10 weeks) 280303-A Please wear sneakers. Players should bring a light and
(not 1/20 & 2/17) dark colored shirt.

Wed., Jan. 8 - March 18 $50 (11 weeks) 280303-B
$87 280303-C Home Owners: Thinking of Selling?
Both Mon. & Wed. Wednesday, March 11, 7 - 9 pm

Sew What? Council On Aging Room 136, No Fee, Instructors:
Adults, Mondays, Jan. 6 - March 23 Joanne Delaney & Pat Linskey, Elite Realty

(not 1/20 & 2/17), 6 - 9 pm, No Fee Experts, Burlington, Activity #: 255003-A

Let us take some stress away with topics including
Council On Aging Room 136, Activity #: 254003-A what are buyers looking for, low cost ways to improve
This class is a chance for you to get together with other your home’s value, staging and landscaping ideas, and
people who have projects that need to be finished and what can I expect at my home’s inspection? Pre-reg-
to lend your help and support. Come work in a casual, istration is required.
fun atmosphere where friends will be helping friends.

Please bring your own sewing machine. Got Resolutions?

Volleyball Make Dreams a Reality

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 6 - 7:30 pm, $17, Council on

Mondays, Jan. 6 - March 30 (not 1/20 & 2/17) Aging Room 215, Instructor: Joya Pezzuto, RN

8 - 10 pm, $44 (11 weeks) Activity #: 202324-A

Recreation Gym, Activity #: 280703-A What are your dreams? Your passions? Your personal

Enjoy the friendly competition of pick-up volleyball goals? Come join in on this fun and creative evening,
you’ll leave with your very own handmade 11x14 vision
games. Please wear sneakers.
board. Bring to class any special photos or mementos.

First Time Home Buyers A $7 materials fee is due at class.

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 7 - 9 pm Chapter Chats
Council On Aging Room 136, No Fee, Instructors:
Mondays, Jan. 13 - March 23 (not 1/20, 2/3 & 2/17)
Joanne Delaney & Pat Linskey, Elite Realty 7 - 8:30 pm, No Fee, Ceramics Room, Instructor:
Experts, Burlington, Activity #: 254603-A
Joya Pezzuto, RN, Activity #: 250003-A
Review the steps to buying a home. Topics include The first book we will read is Your Best Life Now by
Joel Osteen. Each week we will discuss a chapter in
market condition, buying vs renting, making the right the book. The purpose of the club is two-fold: 1) to
read a book and discuss as a group 2) to socialize and
offer, out of pocket expenses, buyer vs seller agent, meet new people. Participants should provide their
own book.
home inspection, and more! A mortgage consultant

will be present to answer some questions; what is a

pre-approval, interest rates, and down payment. Pre-
registration is required.
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ADULT ART & DANCE

Slilver Bracelet with Sea Glass & Ceramics
Essential Oil Bead Workshop
Thursdays, March 12 - May 21 (not 4/23), 7 - 9 pm
Sunday, Jan. 5, 10 am - 12:30 pm, $49 $120 (10 weeks), Ceramics Room
Ceramics Room, Instructor: Stephanie Leary
Instructor: Carol Collins, Activity #: 241203-A
Activity #: 246703-A Once you have learned the basic techniques, you will
Explore the art of jewelry and metalsmithing. Design be able to paint beautiful ceramic pieces for your home
and hand fabricate unique pieces of jewelry utilizing or to give as gifts. Instruction, paints and firing are
traditional metalsmithing techniques. Create a bangle included. There are additional costs for greenware,
bracelet by forging and hammering sterling silver wire. brushes, and cleaning tools.
Incorporate and wire wrap a sea glass stone and lava
bead to diffuse essential oils. Open to all skill levels. A Tap & Jazz
$25 materials fee is due at class.
Thursdays, Jan. 2 - March 19 (Not 2/20)
Stained Glass Outdoor Sculpture 7:30 – 8:30 pm, $91 (11 weeks)

Sunday, Jan. 5, 4 - 6:30 pm, $49 Function Rooms 1 & 2, Instructor: Bonnie Murphy
Ceramics Room, Instructor: Stephanie Leary Activity #: 230403-A

Activity #: 246803-A Class will begin with a warm-up followed with some
Create an outdoor stained glass and metal sculpture. jazz moves, then the tap begins! Students will develop
rhythm & timing. Tap shoes are recommended.
Explore pattern and color. Learn how to cut glass,
Bhangra
pattern preparation, foiling, and soldering. (Solder
Monday, Jan. 13 - Mar. 23 (Not 1/20 & 2/17), 6:15 - 7
without lead.) A $25 materials fee is due at class. pm, $45 (9 weeks), Council On Aging Room 207
Instructor: Riya Malrani, Activity #: 233403-A
Basic Flower Arranging
This Indian folk dance will add a great addition to your
Thursdays, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, $132 (4 weeks) workout routine with its heart-racing moves and ener-
Given Erwin, 328 Cambridge St, Instructor: Cindy gizing music. Originated in Punjab, Bhangra is an up-
beat and lively dance form that is used for celebrations
Mattson, Florist as well as a great cardio workout. No dance experi-
Each week the student will make his or her own ar- ence required - come join for the fun!
rangement following a demonstration and exploration
of color, harmony, depth, proportion, space, texture, Intro to Nature Journaling &
accent, balance, scale and line. The class is intended Sketching
for beginners or those who love flowers and would like
to learn how to design. Price includes all materials and Thursdays, 7 - 9 pm, $35, Council on Aging
supplies. You will take your arrangements with you! Room 215, Instructor: Mark Brennan

Dates Activity # We’ll explore natural objects, lettering (time allowing)
and enjoy the relaxing benefits of observation and
Jan. 9 - 30 259103-A sketching. Flowers and rocks, to birds and shells, we’ll
study and sketch nature’s masterpieces.
March 5 - 26 259103-B

Ballroom Dance Date Activity # Date Activity #
Jan. 30 246404-A Feb. 27 246404-B
Mondays, Jan. 6 - Feb. 24, 6:45 - 7:30 pm, $52/

person or $104/couple (8 weeks), Kadanse Dance Piano Nite
Studio, 346 W Cummings Park Woburn

Instructors: Kadanse Studio Staff Monday, Jan. 13, 7 - 9:15 pm, $38

Activity #: 231113-A1 (single) or 231113-A (couple) Function Room 1, Instructor: Debbie Gruber

This class is open to new students of ballroom danc- Activity #: 245603-A

ing. The objective of the class is to introduce basic pat- Students will learn the notes on the piano and will play

terns, timing, and concepts of leading and following a popular melody by ear and by reading note names!

with a focus on FUN! Single students and couples are You will also learn 4 simple chords to combine with the

welcome. No prior experience required. Each lesson melody. By the end of the class you will learn to play

will be 45 minutes. 23 (and possibly sing) a popular song.


ACTIVE ADULTS & SENIORS

Yoga Gold Ageless Grace (R)

Age 50 +, Noon - 1 pm, Function Rooms 1 & 2 Fridays, Jan. 10 - March 20, 11 - 11:45 am
$44 (11 weeks), Instructor: Karen Pickette $38 (11 weeks), Function Room 1, Instructor:

Yoga Gold is a class made to build foundation, strength, Trish Marfione, Activity #: 211817-A
and stretching in a way that is accessible to all levels of Join us to learn anti-aging excercises that almost any-
experience. An equal amount of support and challenge one can do! Timeless Fitness for the Body & Brain.
will be offered including some slow flow to begin with, Lifelong comfort & ease based on the science of neu-
standing postures, seated postures, and relaxation. roplasticity for all 5 brain functions & 21 physical skills.
The movement sequences focus on the healthy lon-
Day Dates Activity # gevity of the body, mind, emotions, and spirit. All exer-
cises are designed to be practiced in a chair, and they
Wednesdays Jan. 8 - March 18 219803-A consist of movements that are natural and organic. It’s
simple to learn, playful, easy to do – and FUN! The
Thursdays Jan. 9 - March 19 219803-B Ageless Grace program is ideal for anyone who would
like to stay youthful and vibrant.
B.E.S.T.
Learn to Play Pickleball
Fridays, Jan. 10 - March 20, 9:45 - 10:45 am, $38
(11 weeks), Recreation Gym, Instructor: $49 (8 weeks), Recreation Gym
Trish Marfione, Activity #: 211807-A Instructor: Kevin Martin

Exercise is the key to staying strong, energetic and Have you been wanting to try pickleball but don’t feel
comfortable just showing up during an open play
healthy as you get older. This class is for those 55+ session? Not sure how to swing a paddle, where to
stand on the court or how to keep score? Well, here’s
who want to age well, live life to the fullest & have fun your chance to learn the fundamentals of the fastest
growing sport in the country! Pickleball is a combination
while strength training, balancing, moving & stretching. of tennis, badminton, and ping pong played by four
people on a badminton size court with paddles and a
Bring a mat, wear sneakers, comfortable clothing and plastic polyball. It is great exercise, easy to learn and
lots of fun. Come see what the excitement is all about!
bring hand weights. Other equipment will be provided. All equipment is provided.

Senior Citizen’s Ceramics Day Dates Time Activity #

Thursdays, March 12 - May 21 (not 4/23), 9:30 - Jan. 21 - March 17 1:30 -
11:30 am, $96 (10 weeks), Ceramics Room (not 2/18) 2:30 pm

Instructor: Carol Collins, Activity #: 241207-A
In this class, you will paint beautiful ceramic pieces for

your home or to give as gifts. Instruction, paints and

firing are included. There are additional costs for gre-

enware, brushes, and cleaning tools.

Tues. 260633-A

Fri. Jan. 24 - March 20 2:15 - 260633-B
(not 2/21) 3:15 pm

Zumba Gold

Age 50+, $27 (11 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 it is just as much fun as the regular Zumba classes. Zumba
Gold strives to improve balance, strength, flexibility and most importantly, the heart. Dress to workout and bring
water. Enjoy the Latin and other international rhythms. Dance yourself into fitness with Zumba Gold!

Day Dates Time Location Activity #

Tuesdays Jan. 7 - March 17 10:50 - 11:50 am Recreation Gym 216407-A
Tuesdays
Noon - 1 pm Function Rooms 1 & 2 216407-B

Wednesdays Jan. 8 - March 18 8:30 - 9:30 am Recreation Gym 216407-C

Saturdays Jan. 4 - March 21 (not 2/15) 10 - 11 am Murray Kelly Wing 216407-D

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CLUB 50 & TRIPS

Club 50

Our Club 55+ is now Burlington Club 50! The Club was established in 2004 with the support of the Parks &

Recreation Department for active Burlington residents ages 50 and over. It was designed to keep the mind and

body occupied. It is a no pressure atmosphere and the need to be good at the activity does not apply. What is

important is that members enjoy the activity, stay active and get to know other members.

Winter Program Schedule

The Club 50 Executive Board has announced the following program schedule for the winter months. All pro-
grams are open to both men and women. Most programs are ongoing; others start throughout the winter. Most
activities are free, and those that require a fee will be on a pay-as-you-attend basis. Please call the Parks &
Recreation Office to register and become a Club 50 member.

Activity Day Time Dates Location

Bowling* Tuesdays 9 am Oct. - April Woburn Bowladrome

Tennis* Tuesdays TBD Jan. - March Woburn Racquet Club

Skiing* Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2 days February Lincoln, NH

Billiards Wednesdays 10 am Year Round Council On Aging Card Room

Sing-a-long Wednesdays 1:15 pm March - June Function Room 2

Whist Fridays 9 am Year Round Council On Aging Card Room

Pickleball Saturdays 4 pm Jan. - March Recreation Gym

*There is a small fee for this program

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 departure and arrival times are approximate. A detailed, exact itinerary will be sent out to you one week
prior to the trip’s departure with pick-up/drop-off times and bus location. Upon completion of each tour, all pas-
sengers 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.

December 7 December 15
Pre-Holiday Shopping in NYC Bright Nights & Yankee Candle Village

$74 per person $79 per person
Activity #: 01008 Activity #: 01011

December 7 - 8 April 2 - 4, 2020
Boothbay Gardens Aglow! Washington, DC Overnight
$233 per person (double occupancy) Cost: TBD per person (double occupancy)

Travel waiver available Travel waiver available
Activity #: 01009 Activity #: 01012

December 10 April 25, 2020
Holiday Winter Wishes Concert Nantucket Daffodil Festival

$92 per person Cost: TBD per person
Activity #: 01010 Activity #: 01013

For more information including pricing and registration forms, please visit our website:
www.burlingtonrecreation.org

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Breakfast with Santa Daddy Daughter Dance

Sunday, Dec. 8, $15 per person (all ages) All Ages, Friday, Feb. 7, 6 - 8 pm, $36 per family
9 - 11 am, Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Wheeler Rd (daughters and their “dates” only), Hilton Garden
Join us as we celebrate this wonderful time of year with
an exciting Breakfast with Santa Claus. Breakfast will Inn, 5 Wheeler Rd, Activity #: 200521-A
consist of scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast Treat your favorite little girl like a princess and escort
potatoes, french toast sticks, assorted muffins, pastries, her to the event of the season! This unforgettable
bagels, fresh fruit, assorted juices, coffee & tea. evening of fun will include dancing, refreshments and
flowers. Photos will once again be provided. Dads,
Tree Lighting at the Town Common grandfathers or uncles are welcome as the “date” of
the evening. Register early; space is limited.
Saturday, Dec. 7, 4 pm
(Inclement weather date: Tuesday, Dec. 10) Autism Awareness: Light it Up Blue!
Please celebrate with Burlington Parks & Recreation,
our neighbors, friends and family for the 48th annual Thursday, April 2, 5:30 - 7:30 pm, Grandview Farm
holiday tree lighting. Once again this year, it will April is Autism Awareness Month and we would like to
feature entertainment, caroling and a visit from Santa! kick it off with a night the whole family can enjoy! There
will be a pizza party along with crafts and activities.
Sensory Friendly Santa Meet & Greet We invite parents to check out the speaker who will
share their own experiences having autism. While par-
Saturday, Dec. 7, 3 pm, Location: TBD ents are listening to the speaker, the kids will have the
Activity #: 202319-A opportunity to join our TR staff and participate in crafts
and activities! This event is free and does not require
We have reserved some time for children with a pre-registration. Please inform Kate DeAngelis, CTRS
disability for a visit with Santa Claus! Smaller crowds of any dietary restrictions.
in a quieter space will make it more comfortable for
children with sensory needs to enjoy Christmas fun. Community Gardens

Calling Santa Claus May - October, Francis Wyman School
Experience the gratification of producing flowers and
Tuesday, Dec. 10 & Wednesday, Dec. 11 food for your table. Twenty plots are available for
Special arrangements have been made to transfer leasing during the growing season. Two of the plots
phone calls from Santa in the North Pole to the children are designed for gardeners with physical limitations.
of Burlington. Calls will be transferred between 5:30 Full plots are 200 sq. ft. (10’ x 20’) and half plots are
and 7 pm on the selected day. This event is open to 100 sq. ft. (10’ x 10’).
Burlington residents only.
Plot Fee Activity #
Day Activity #
Tuesday, Dec. 10 200598-A Full $50 600586-A
Wednesday, Dec. 11 200598-B
Half $30 600586-B
Winter Carnival
Passport to Burlington
Saturday, Feb. 8, 11 am - 2 pm
Activity #: 200594-A Dont’ miss out; there’s still time!! Discover new places &
special events within our community with your Passport
(Register for Chili Cook-off Only) to Burlington sponsored by Target! You and your family
Join us for our 4th annual Winter Carnival at Simonds can pick up your free passport at the Parks & Recreation
Park. We will have some new activities as well as some Department. Try to get as many stamps as possible!
returning ones including a chili cook off, marshmallow Passports which have collected 10 stamps or more must
roasting, and (weather permitting) sledding and skating. be returned to us no later than Dec. 31st. The more
Please pre-register only if you will be entering the chili stamps you collect, you’ll be entered in to a raffle for better
cook off. prizes. Passports are available for Burlington residents
only; one passport per family. Passport information,
including a full list of locations and events can be found
on our website.

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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 that age on the program (option 3), visit our Facebook page (www.facebook.
starting date. com/burlingtonrecreation), or follow us on Twitter (@
Burlington_Rec) when you have any doubt about
Grade Requirement weather cancellations. In most instances, we will try to
notify participants of a change or cancellation by email.
The grade specified for certain programs refers to the Please be advised that some programs may continue
school grade the child is in during the 2019 - 2020 to run outside in inclement and/or adverse weather
school year. conditions. Programs 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 Parks & Recreation Department We will attempt to make up cancelled classes, but we
program for the first time, please enclose a copy of cannot guarantee that all classes will be made up.
your child’s birth certificate.

Refund Guidelines Facility Rental

1. If you decide to cancel a registration, please notify Burlington’s Recreation Center at the Center for Human
the Parks & Recreation Department as soon as possible Services is available to rent on a space-available
prior to the program starting date. basis. Facilities at the center include function rooms
& a gymnasium. The center is not available for private
2. If you give sufficient notice of cancellation, the Parks functions. For further info, please contact the office.
& Recreation Department may be able to give you a
full or partial refund. There will be a $10 processing Serving People with Disabilities
charge for all refunds given. Please inquire about a
refund at the time you cancel your registration. The Therapeutic Recreation Division offers year round
specialized programming for individuals of all ages
3. If you cancel your registration for a program for which who have disabilities. Inclusion services are also avail-
the Parks & Recreation Department has paid deposits, able for any individual who may have a disability and is
purchased equipment or incurred other expenses on looking to participate in a program with support from an
your behalf; your refund, if any, will be reduced by the Inclusion Aide. If you have any questions about what
amount of the expenses incurred. type of program is right for you or your family member,
please do not hesitate to contact our Certified Thera-
4. Refunds take 2 - 4 weeks to process. If payment peutic Recreation Specialist, Laurel Rossiter at ctrs@
was made by check or cash, a check from the Town burlington.org or 781-270-1937. *Note: For new par-
will be mailed. If paid by credit card, your credit card ticipants, a few mandatory forms are required to
will be refunded. If you have an outstanding balance, be filled out and returned at least one week prior to
the refund will be automatically applied to the balance. the beginning of a program. For Inclusion Servic-
es, please fill out the forms just mentioned as well
Financial Assistance as an Inclusion Application and allow a minimum
of 10 days for services to begin.
Financial assistance is available! Please contact the
office for more information. Discount Tickets

Non-Residents Movie Theater

Non-residents may register for programs beginning AMC Theatre Movie Tickets: $9.00*
three weeks after resident registration has begun. At Showcase Cinema Tickets: $9.50
the Director of Parks and Recreation’s discretion, some
programs or events may only be open to Burlington *AMC tickets are valid for any movie EXCEPT those
residents. There is an additional $10 fee for non- distributed by The Walt Disney Company, including,
residents. but not limited to Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, LTD
titles.

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