Covid-19 information office hours
In accordance with the Governor's order, Monday - Friday
effective June 1: We no longer require those
who are vaccinated to wear masks while in our 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
programs. Non-vaccinated participants should *We will be closed Sept. 6, Oct. 11
continue to wear masks and remain physically
distanced from other participants. Nov. 11, 25 & 26 and Dec. 24
If new guidance is released programs will be
Registration begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, August 26th.
look for new programs throughout the brochure; THEy have colorful titles
1. For your convenience, online registration is available at www.burlingtonrecreation.org. You may also register
2. If you think the staff should be aware of any medical, physical or emotional conditions regarding the
participant, please provide information on the registration form.
3. 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.
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, Discover, Amex or Visa.
5. Send registration form, payment, and birth certificates (if required) to: Burlington Parks & Recreation
Department, Registration, Town Hall, Burlington, MA 01803
6. If your address is not printed on your check, provide a photocopy of your driver’s license.
The Parks & Recreation Department’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for Burlington
citizens by providing high quality recreation facilities, programs and services.
recreation commission staff directory
Kevin Sullivan BRendan egan
Chair Director of Parks and Recreation
steve nelson Bill baker, CPSI
Vice Chair Superintendent of Park Maintenance
David Norden Kelly Lehman, CPSI
Member Program Coordinator
Bill Gaffney Jessie hampson
Planning Board Representative Assistant Program Coordinator
Thomas Murphy Emma Jones, CTRS
School Department Representative Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
Program title key
= In-person Program
= Virtual Program
= Hybrid Program
Pre-school Fun & Run Pre-School Bookworms
Ages 3 - 5 (toilet trained), 9 am - Noon, $371 Ages 3 - 5 (toilet trained), 9 am - Noon, Visco
(12 weeks), Visco Building at Simonds Park Building at Simonds Park, Director: Jenna Lloyd
We all know that children are enriched by books.
Director: Leigh Ann Shaw Stories promote cognitive, social and emotional
This program will provide children with a physical development while building writing and reading skills.
approach to learning and socializing through outdoor In this program, your child will become immersed in a
gross motor experiences. We will enjoy organized new story each week through the use of books, flannel
games and activities utilizing the fields and forest of board, puppets, and dramatic play. Art, science, and
Simonds Park while also partaking in picnic snacks and other literacy experiences will revolve around the
discovering the joys of fall with each other. Please pack chosen story and imaginations will soar. Please pack a
a water bottle and peanut free snack. A copy of your water bottle and peanut free snack. A copy of your
child’s birth certificate should accompany the child’s birth certificate should accompany the
registration form of new participants. registration form of new participants.
Days Dates Activity #
Wed. Sept. 20 - Dec. 13 (not 10/11) 156810-A Days Dates Fee Activity #
Sept. 22 - Dec. 15 (not 11/24) 156810-B Tues. Sept. 21 - Dec. 7 $371 (12 wks) 151600-A
Thurs. Sept. 23 - Dec. 16 $345 (11 wks) 151600-B
Parent/Child Playdate in the Pool *(not 11/11 & 11/25)
Ages 1 - 5, Thursdays, 2:15 – 3:15 pm, Oct. 7 - Nov. 4 Baseball Tots
$35 (5 weeks), Goldfish Swim School, 10 B St.
Burlington, Activity #: 110800-A Mondays, Sept. 13 – Oct. 18 (not 10/11)
$70 (6 weeks), Recreation Center Field
This is an unstructured, open swim for you and your Instructor: Skyhawks Sports Academy
child to spend time together getting familiar with water This developmental program uses a variety of fun games
in a heated (90 degree) pool! This is a great opportunity to engage kids while teaching the sport of baseball and
for young kids who may not have had previous developing fundamental skills. This class uses a variety
experience in water or for those in the beginning stages of props and games to engage kids.
of swimming. Participants will practice moving in the
water, kicking, blowing bubbles or even floating! A Ages Time Activity #
parent must get in the pool with their child, only one 3-4 3 - 3:45 pm 173400-A
child per parent is allowed, and children must wear 4-5 4 - 4:45 pm 173400-B
reusable swim diapers.
Get up and Move!
Ages 3 – 7, Saturdays, 12:45 – 1:30 pm, Sept. 25 - Nov. 13 (not 10/9), $105 (7 weeks)
Ellens School of Dance 767 Boston Rd. Billerica, Instructor: Laurie Enos-Pandolfo
In-person Activity #: 133600-A, Virtual Activity #: 133600-VIR
In Studio or through Zoom, this is a great alternative to physical education classes! This class has fun and
energetic movement songs & learning activities that will make your child want to dance, sing, jump, and spin.
Join us for shape & color scavenger hunts, freeze dance and more!
Mommy & Me TinyTykes Soccer
Wednesdays, Sept. 8 - Nov. 24, $90 (12 weeks) Sundays, Sept. 12 - Oct. 24 (not 10/10)
Function Rooms, Instructor: Marie Grinnell $100 (6 weeks), Recreation Center Field
Is your child not old enough for pre-school? This “pre- Instructor: Challenger Sports
pre-school” program is perfect for both of you! You This curriculum has been created to promote and
and your child (or your child and his/her caregiver) will enhance the key areas of child development with a
enjoy developmentally appropriate stories, games, major focus on fun! Children will develop their
songs, creative movement and art activities each week balance, agility, coordination, color recognition and
- all designed to help you get the most out of this numerical learning, along with increasing their
important one on one time with your child. confidence and social skills. Registration fee includes
ball and uniform for players.
Ages Time Activity #
2 - 3 (with a caregiver) 9:30 - 10:15 am 144500-A Ages Time Activity #
2-3 1 - 1:45 pm 162900-A
3 - 4 (with a caregiver) 10:30 - 11:15 am 144500-B 4-5 2 - 2:45 pm 162900-B
Parent & Me Music and Movement
Ages walking - 3, Saturdays, 8:30 – 9:15 am, Sept. 25 - Nov. 13 (not 10/9), $105 (7 weeks)
Ellens School of Dance 767 Boston Rd. Billerica, Instructor: Laurie Enos-Pandolfo
In-person Activity #: 133500-A, Virtual Activity #: 133500-VIR
Any caregiver is welcome to play the role of parent. This class includes lots of games to help develop fine and
gross motor skills with activities like rhythm and instruments, puppets, bubble time and much more!! This class
will instill a love of music and dance at a young age. We are offering this program both in studio & online
through Zoom. Virtual participants can improvise with what they may already have at home or may rent or
purchase a basket of props.
Ages 3 - 4, $208 (13 weeks, uniform included)
Steve Nugent’s Institute / 207F Cambridge St. Instructors: Steve Nugent & Staff
Come join the fun and explore this introductory karate program that focuses on enhancing your child’s fine and
gross motor skills. Emphasis will be put on listening, memory, and attention. Children will be taught breathing,
stretching, self-discipline & coordination. Classes also cover health, nutrition, fire safety & stranger awareness.
Day Dates Time Activity #
Thurs. Sept. 9 – Dec. 9 (not 11/25) 3:30 - 4 pm 170000-A
Sat. Sept. 11 - Dec. 11 (not 11/27) 9:30 - 10 am 170000-B
Ages 2 - 5, 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 Fee Time Location Activity #
Saturdays Sept. 11 - Nov. 6 (not 10/9) $90 (8 weeks) 9:30 – 10:15 am Recreation Gym 171800-A
Saturdays Sept. 11 - Oct.16 (not 10/9) $60 (5 weeks) 10:30 – 11:15 am Recreation Field 171800-B
Mondays Sept. 13 - Oct. 25 (not10/11) $70 (6 weeks) 10 - 10:45 am Recreation Field 171800-C
Music with Miss Maura
$72 (6 weeks), Ceramics Room, Instructor: Maura
Music with Miss Maura is an early-childhood music
program designed to support and enhance children’s
development throughout early childhood. Through
music, movement, and instrument play, children
engage in a variety of music experiences within a fun
and exciting atmosphere, supporting their social,
emotional, physical and musical development!
(9 months - 18 months) with a caregiver
Day Dates Time Activity #
Wednesdays Sept. 15 - Oct. 20 9:30 - 10:15 am 147100-A
Wednesdays Oct. 27 - Dec. 8 (not 11/24) 9:30 - 10:15 am 147100-B
Day Toddlers Activity #
Wednesdays (18 months - 3 years) with a caregiver 147100-C
Saturdays Dates Time 147100-E
Saturdays Sept. 15 - Oct. 20 10:30 - 11:15 am 147100-F
Oct. 27 - Dec. 8 (not 11/24) 10:30 - 11:15 am
Sept. 18 - Oct. 30 (not 10/9) 9:30 - 10:15 am
Nov. 6 - Dec. 18 (not 11/27 9:30 - 10:15 am
Preschool & Siblings
(3 years - 5 years and siblings) with a caregiver
Day Dates Time Activity #
Saturdays Sept. 18 - Oct. 30 (not 10/9) 10:30 - 11:15 am 147100-G
Saturdays Nov. 6 - Dec. 18 (not 11/27) 10:30 - 11:15 am 147100-H
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Kids Test Kitchen
Grades 1 – 5, $82 (6 weeks), Zoom, Instructor: Kids Test Kitchen Staff
Kids’ Test Kitchen is on a mission to get young eaters cooking, tasting, and thinking about healthy ingredients! With
adult supervision and occasional assistance, we’ll work together, virtually, to slice, dice, peel, measure, and cook
until we have prepared the finished dish. Some of the lessons we have planned include atypical tacos and a
powered-up version of pancakes! Adult supervision is required. Once registered, you will receive a link on your
receipt. Follow the link to sign in and receive your ingredient list and Zoom meeting information.
Days Dates Time Activity #
Tuesdays Sept. 14 - Oct. 19 5:30 - 6:30 pm 151801-A
Thursdays Sept. 16 - Oct. 21 5:30 - 6:30 pm 151801-B
Indoor Rock Climbing
Ages 7 - 12, Saturdays, Sept. 11 - Dec. 4 (not 10/9 & 11/27), 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, $360 (11 weeks)
Central Rock Gym 10 Adam Rd Stoneham, Instructors: Central Rock Gym Staff, Activity #: 179101-A
This is a great first step for younger participants interested in learning about the sport of climbing in a fun, low-
stress environment. In this program, the coaches will introduce our participants to the skills and concepts that
climbers need to build a solid foundation for climbing growth. The youth clinic strives to open the door for youth
climbers to become comfortable in the gym and make lasting friendships. All gear is included. Central Rock Gym
requires participants to wear a mask.
Fridays, Sept. 17 - Oct. 15, $70 (6 weeks), Recreation Center Field, Instructor: Skyhawks Sports Academy
Skyhawks Flag Football Fueled by USA Football is an exciting introduction to America’s favorite game! Using skills
and drills from the Football Development Model, developed by the experts at the sport’s national governing body
– USA Football – players will gain confidence and prepare for league play. Coaches will teach the key concepts of
passing, receiving, running, kicking, punting and flag pulling, all presented in a positive environment.
Ages Time Activity #:
10 - 12 4 - 5 pm 174001-A
5:15 – 6:15 pm 174001-B
Cricket Dance, Dance, Dance
Sundays, Sept. 12 - Oct. 31, 3 - 5 pm Fridays, Oct. 1 - Dec. 10 (not 11/26), $99 (10 weeks)
$100 (8 weeks), Location: TBD Function Rooms, Instructor: Lisa Sanchez
Instructor: United Cricket League Staff These classes introduce a structured environment allowing
Activity #: 171101 children to recognize their own individuality and body
mobility. Focus on coordination and rhythm is introduced in
Come learn the basics of the second most creative and imaginative ways. Keeping students entertained
popular sport in the world, Cricket! The while learning beginning dance skills will help them acquire a
focus of this program is to have fun while love for dance. Girls need to wear a black leotard with pink
learning batting, bowling, fielding, and other tights, ballet shoes and tap shoes. Boys may wear a white t-
skills of the sport. Skills will be taught at the shirt, black sweatpants or shorts and black ballet and tap
start of each session, with scrimmages shoes. Participants will have a physically distant dance spot.
beginning played afterward. All equipment
Class Ages Time Activity #
Mom & Me 2 - 3 9:15 - 9:45 am 130000-A
Pre-Ballet & Tap 3 - 4 10 - 10:45 am 130501-A
Story Meets Dance 3 - 5 11 - 11:45 am 133200-A
Ballet & Tap 4 - 5 12:30 - 1:15 pm 130511-A
Ballet, Tap & Hip Hop 5 - 6 3:30 - 4:15 pm 130521-A
New to Zoom?!
Check out the answers to the most frequently asked
questions related to Zoom on page 23.
Beat Bullying Ages 5 - 13, $208 (13 weeks; fee includes uniform)
Steve Nugent’s Institute 207F Cambridge St.
Ages 6 - 12, Saturday, Oct. 2, 3 - 3:45 pm Instructors: Steve Nugent & Staff
$25 Steve Nugent’s Institute 207F
This is an introductory karate program that teaches proper stance,
Cambridge St. Instructor: Steve Nugent breathing, how to stretch, self-discipline, coordination, and practical
& Staff, Activity #: 158301-A self-defense. Classes cover health, nutrition, fire safety, and
Bullying is a behavior that is intentional,
repetitive, and hurtful. An imbalance of Day Dates Time Activity #
power exists between the child who is
bullying and the intended target. In this Mon. Sept. 13 - Dec. 13 5:30 - 6:15 pm 170501-A
class, children will learn direct and indirect Wed. (not 10/11) 6:15 - 7 pm 170501-B
techniques that will help them deal with a
bully effectively. Sept. 8 - Dec. 8 6:15 - 7 pm 170501-C
Sat. Sept. 11 - Dec. 11 1 - 1:45 pm 170501-D
Field Hockey Learn to Skate
Sundays, Sept. 12 - Oct. 17, $55 (6 weeks) Ages 4 - 15, Sept. 15 - Nov. 24, 4 - 4:25 pm
Varsity Field, Instructor: Angela Wilson $209 (11 weeks), Burlington Ice Palace 36 Ray Ave
Get trained in all aspects of field hockey; positioning,
dribbling, dodging, passing, defending and scoring. Instructors: FMC Ice Sports Staff
Players will improve their fundamentals, game Activity #: 173101-A
sense, and develop a better understanding of the
sport. Wear comfortable clothing, sneakers/cleats, For skaters with little or no experience. This group
shin guards, a molded mouth-guard, and goggles. class will teach the basics of skating. Skaters are
Field hockey sticks will be available to borrow. No grouped by age and ability as needed. Skaters must
experience necessary! Rain date will be October 24. be toilet trained and helmets are required (bike
helmets are acceptable). Skate rentals are available on
Grades Time Activity # a first-come-first-serve basis and are included in the
3-5 5 - 6:30 pm 175201-A fee. If bringing your own skates, double blade skates
6-8 5:30 - 7 pm 175201-B are not permitted.
Brazilian Jui-Jitzu Jr. Golf School Clinic
Ages 7 - 15, Tuesdays, Sept. 14 - Dec. 7 Ages 6 - 14, $149 (5 lessons), Billerica Country Club,
3:30 - 4:15 pm, $208 (13 weeks, uniform included) Instructor: Barrie Bruce Golf School
Steve Nugent’s Institute 207F Cambridge St. Junior clinics are perfect for beginning juniors and for
Activity #: 181103-A those who want to develop better golf skills. Clinics
cover safety, set up, the swing, irons, woods, the short
Watch your child’s energy, confidence and spirit rise game, and golf etiquette. Equipment and practice balls
while they become strong and confident. We’re not will be provided. Junior golfers are grouped by age
just talking about physical strength but the kind that range, so students will be playing in age-appropriate
it takes to resist peer pressure and other negative peer groups.
aspects of life. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a non-striking self-
defense martial art system based on leverage and Days Dates Time Activity #
control over the opponent. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is
considered to be one of the best self defenses since Sat. Sept. 11 - Oct. 9 9:30 - 10:45 am 170601-A
it’s applied in response to physical aggression, so
there’s no need to worry about your child becoming Sat. Sept. 11 - Oct. 9 1 - 2:15 pm 170601-B
Grades 4 - 8, Tuesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, $145 (4 weeks) Sun. Sept. 12 - Oct. 10 9:30 - 10:45 am 170601-C
Instructor: On The Mark Archery Staff Sun. Sept. 12 - Oct. 10 1 - 2:15 pm 170601-D
The perfect social distancing activity for participants of all
ages to enjoy! Participants receive their own bow, quiver,
arrows and plenty of space on the outdoor range to
focus on learning without worrying. No prior experience
necessary. All coaching and equipment is provided by On
the Mark Archery.
Dates Location Activity #
Sept. 7 - 28 Mary PC Cummings 171401-A
Oct. 12 - Nov. 2 Rotary Field 171401-B
Nov. 16 - Dec. 7 Rotary Field 171401-C
youth S.T.E.A.M. & Fitness
Intro to Boxing Drawing Workshop
Grades K – 8 (K-4/5-8), $145 (6 weeks), MK Boxing Ages 8 - 12, Wednesdays, Oct. 6 - Nov. 3
1 Esquire Rd Billerica, Instructors: Mike Knox & Staff 3:45 - 4:45pm, $60 (5 weeks), Virtual
MK Boxing has a superior 7,500 square foot facility boasting
over 30 boxing bags, speedbags, conditioning mats, a Instructor: Stacy Johnston, Activity #: 146501-A
professional boxing ring, and much more. Boxing will not In this expansive and engaging 5-Day Drawing
only improve the body, it will improve the mind. The sport Workshop, students will further develop their
of boxing can and will be safe if done properly. Participants drawing skills and techniques. Through a series of
must bring their own gloves or may buy them at MK demonstrations and guided exercises we will
Boxing. All parents will be required to sign guest expand our knowledge of, and practice the following
registrations and waivers for their children upon arrival. drawing concepts and techniques including drawing
Students will be broken up into age appropriate classes. what you see, creating depth in drawings, figure
drawing exercises and planning drawings using a
Day Dates Time Activity # view finder & thumbnail sketches. Meeting
information and a list of materials you will need
Tuesdays Sept. 21 - Oct. 26 4 - 5 pm 171001-A (most or all of which you may already have at
home) will be emailed to you prior to the start of
Saturdays Sept. 25 - Oct. 30 9:30 - 10:30 am 171001-B the program.
Multi-Sport Athletes Dungeons and Dragons
TuesdaCylsa,sSsept. 14 - Oct. 19, $70 (6 weeks), Recreation Grades 5 - 12, 5 - 7 pm, $175 (8 weeks),
Center Field, Instructor: Skyhawks Sports Academy
Ceramics Room, Instructor: David Murray
Multi-sport classes are designed to introduce young
athletes to a variety of different sports in one setting. This program is an introduction to the tabletop
Athletes will learn the rules and essential skills of each
sport (soccer, baseball and basketball), along with vital life game Dungeons & Dragons. Participants will work
lessons such as respect and teamwork. Participants
should wear appropriate clothing, shin guards (optional) together to learn the rules and mechanics of the
and running shoes. Please bring a baseball/softball glove.
game. Each player will have the opportunity to build
a unique character to take on a grand adventure,
tailored to the experience skill level of the group.
Through cooperative game play involving puzzle
solving and basic math, participants will strengthen
Ages Time Activity #: teamwork, improvisation, and social skills. All while
4–6 4 – 5 pm 171501-A
7-9 5:15 – 6:15 pm 171501-B having a lot of fun!
Days Dates Activity #
Tuesdays Oct. 19 - Dec. 7 152811-A
Fridays Oct. 22 - Dec. 17 (not 11/26) 152811-B
Circuit Makers 101: Art & Design Club
Create Your Own Electronics Ages 8 - 12, Mondays, Oct. 4 - Nov. 29 (not 10/11)
3:45 - 5:15pm, $90 (8 weeks), Virtual
Grades 1 – 3, Wednesdays, Sept. 29 - Nov. 17
3:30 – 4:45 pm, $145 (8 weeks), Ceramics Room Instructor: Stacy Johnston, Activity #: 143201-VIRA
Instructor: Circuit Lab Staff, Activity #: 157711-A We will be creating works of art informed and inspired
Let’s get creative with electricity! In this junior version by art and design through the ages. In addition,
of our Hands-On Electronics class, students will gain students will further build and flex their "tech-muscles"
experience with electronics by designing custom light- as we will be using several tech tools and applications
up greeting cards, electric games, mazes, and even such as Zoom, and Google Suite apps (Sites, Jamboard
musical instruments. Each class includes a circuitry and Slides). The materials exploration may include
lesson and a hands-on electronics project, using paint, ink, pastels, clay, adhesives, etc. Access to Gmail
components like lights, buzzers, switches, wires, and and a Gmail address is a prerequisite for this class as
sensors. Circuit Lab staff will make sure participants participants will need access to Google Suite. A $24
create a project that they can be proud of each day. materials fee is due the first class through Venmo, or a
Most class days include a take home project. check or cash that can be dropped off at the
Burlington Recreation offices.
3D Printing, Coding, and
Grades 3 - 5, Thursdays, Sept. 16 - Oct. 21
4:30 - 5:30 pm, $130 (6 weeks), Ceramics Room
Instructor: BlocksCAD teacher, Activity #: 158601-A
Learn how to design cool 3D objects using BlocksCAD,
a software program that combines 3D modeling with
block-based coding. In this class, you will learn basic
computer-aided design (CAD) principles while learning
the foundations of coding. Students will build on the
MAGE Systems Roleplaying introductory concepts and practice computational
thinking skills, and have fun creating unique,
Ages 10 - 14, 5 - 7 pm, $90 (4 weeks), Online personalized, three-dimensional designs. Each student
Instructor: Andrew Marcoux gets one 3D print of their choosing over the 6-hour
M.A.G.E. Systems is an online, interactive roleplaying course. BlocksCAD will print these projects after class
game using home-brew rules, similar to tabletop games has concluded and provide instructions for a safe pick-
such as Dungeons and Dragons. Students will expand up. Students will need an internet accessible device
imagination, build friendships, and have shared (laptop, MacBook, iPad, or Chromebook).
moments of victory (completing quests, overcoming
enemies, and figuring out riddles/puzzles). Players MAGE Systems Crafting
must have access to a computer. We will use the Roll20
online platform for game board and communication. Ages 10 - 14, Saturdays, Sept. 18 - Oct. 2
For the dates below, The Forgotten Temple is for first 10 - 12 pm, $90 (3 weeks), COA Room 207
time players. The Village of the Doomed is for players Instructor: Andrew Marcoux, Activity #: 157651-A
who have completed the Forgotten Temple: Parts 1 - 3. M.A.G.E. Systems invites youth tabletop gamers,
crafters, and DIYers for a 3-part crafting session on
The Forgotten Temple: Part 1 creating projects for roleplaying or aesthetics. Crafters
Wednesdays, Sept. 15 - Oct. 6, Activity #: 157641-VIR will be given all supplies for this build, and upon
finishing the session, will take home a miniature
The Village of the Doomed: Part 1 building of their own creation, as well as an
Thursdays, Sept. 23 - Oct. 14, Activity #: 157641-VIRB appreciation for creating miniature builds from scratch!
Art Explorations Workshops
Ages 9 - 14, Sunday, Sept. 26, $52 (per class), Function Rooms, Instructor: Stephanie Leary
Explore one of these new art classes or explore both! In the Abstract Painting Workshop you will create unique
works of abstract art. We will discuss and study how master painters utilized exciting painting techniques such
as Jackson Pollack's splatter painting. Learn exciting painting techniques including splatter painting, balloon
smash painting, bubble painting, and painting with textured objects! In the Air-dry Magic Clay Workshop you
will learn clay techniques and create colorful marbled patterns. Learn how to make unique shaped clay jewelry
beads. Choose from an assortment of vibrant clay colors and blend your own custom colors. Design a clay
bead necklace and jewelry trays for your necklace!
Time Theme Activity #:
9 - 10:30 am Abstract Painting Workshop 147201-A
11 am - 12:30 pm Marbled Clay Workshop 147201-B
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want to miss out on our Spooktacular Halloween event!
Esports: League of Legends & Rocket League
Ages 9 - 14, Sept. 20 - Nov. 20, $130, Google Meet, Instructor: Vanta Leagues Staff
Does your child play video games? We offer an Esports Development League with expert coaching for all skill
levels. Vanta Leagues were started in response to one of the founder's sons being cyberbullied - their team
based learning platform provides a structured & safe environment for youth to learn skills and build
meaningful friendships. Technology requirements are a PC Desktop/Laptop, a mouse, a headset and a power
source. Practices will be held either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday, with games held on
Saturdays. Rocket League games will be played on Saturdays from 2:30 - 3:30 pm. League of Legends games
will be played on Saturdays from 4 - 6 pm.
Game Dates Time Activity #:
League of Legends Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays Mon./Wed. 5:30 - 7 pm 161032-A
League of Legends Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays Mon./Wed. 7 - 8:30 pm 161032-B
League of Legends Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays Tues./Thurs. 5:30 - 7 pm 161032-C
League of Legends Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays Tues./Thurs. 7 - 8:30 pm 161032-D
Rocket League Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays Mon./Wed. 5:30 - 7 pm 161032-E
Rocket League Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays Mon./Wed. 7 - 8:30 pm 161032-F
Rocket League Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays Tues./Thurs. 5:30 - 7 pm 161032-G
Rocket League Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays Tues./Thurs. 7 - 8:30 pm 161032-H
something for everyone
Teen/Adult Learn to Skate Archery
Ages 16+, Wednesdays, 4:20 - 5 pm Grades 9 - Adult, Tuesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, $145
Sept. 15 - Nov. 24, $231 (11 weeks), Burlington Ice (4 weeks), Instructor: On The Mark Archery Staff
Palace 36 Ray Ave, Instructor: FMC Ice Sports Staff The perfect social distancing activity for participants of all
ages to enjoy! Participants receive their own bow, quiver,
Activity #: 182403-A arrows and plenty of space on the outdoor range to
It’s never too late to learn how to skate! Learn to skate focus on learning without worrying. No prior experience
or enhance your skills in a fun and comfortable necessary. All coaching and equipment is provided by On
environment. Skaters will be grouped by age or ability. the Mark Archery.
Skate rentals are available on a first-come-first-serve
basis and are included in the fee. If bringing your own Dates Location Activity #:
skates, double blade skates are not permitted. Sept. 7 - 28 Mary PC Cummings 181503-A
Oct. 12 - Nov. 2 Rotary Field 181503-B
Women’s Self-Defense Nov. 16 - Dec. 7 Rotary Field 181503-C
Ages 14 & above, Saturday, Oct. 23, 3 - 4 pm, $25 Boating Skills and Seamanship
Steve Nugent’s Institute, 207F Cambridge St.
Instructor: Steve Nugent & Staff Ages 9 - Adult, Tuesdays, Sept. 14 - Dec. 1 (not 11/23)
Activity #: 153703-A 7 - 9 pm, $64 (12 weeks), Murray Kelly Wing
Instructor: Larry Nobrega, FSO-PE/So-PE
Learn simple yet effective ways to defend yourself. No Activity #: 153003-A
need to be in shape, this class is designed to work for
anyone. Wear comfortable clothes without zippers. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Boating Skills and
Seamanship is a comprehensive course designed for
Private Tennis Lessons both the experienced and the novice boater. This
edition features full-color graphics and updated text.
Ages 5+, September & October, $35 (1 hour) To meet NASBLA requirements, Chapters 1 - 8 and
Rahanis Tennis Courts, Instructor: Scott Barrett Appendix A must be taught, along with your state
specific boating laws. Chapters 9 - 13 are optional. The
Activity #: 173601 course will be taught via Zoom, however the final
Interested in trying tennis or want to improve your licensing exam will be completed in person at the end
tennis game? Scott Barrett, who is the Head Coach of of the course.
the Burlington High School Boys Tennis team and
Tennis Director for the Burlington Parks and
Recreation Department will be teaching the 1 hour
private lessons. Once registered, you will coordinate a
time with Scott that works for your schedule.
CrossFit Kids CrossFit Teens
Ages 8 - 12, Mondays & Wednesdays, 4 - 5 pm Ages 10 - 16, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 - 5 pm
$149 (8 sessions), CrossFit Exclamation $149 (8 sessions), CrossFit Exclamation
15 Wall St., Instructor: Lori Becker 15 Wall St., Instructor: Lori Becker
We will focus on movement, having fun, teamwork and Develop full-body strength, mobility and explosive
confidence building. Classes are suitable for all skill power to give you the edge! Participants will gain
levels and have elements of gymnastics, body weight confidence while having fun. Classes are suitable for all
movements, cardio, weight training and more! skill levels and have elements of gymnastics, body
weight movements, cardio, weightlifting, some barbells
Dates Activity #: and more!
Sept. 1 - 29 117301-A
Oct. 4 - 27 117301-B Dates Activity #:
Nov. 1 - 24 117301-C Sept. 7 - 30 117301-E
Dec. 6 - 29 117301-D Oct. 5 - 28 117301-F
Nov. 2 - 30 117301-G
Dec. 7 - 30 117301-H
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 our Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Emma Jones, CTRS at 781-270-1937 or
[email protected] *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.
RecTogether Educational Mini Series
Ages 13 - 25 with a disability, dates vary Join us on Zoom once a month to discuss a different
RecTogether formerly known as "T.R.I.B.E." is a social educational topic related to therapeutic recreation.
and recreational program for young adults with Topics that may be explored may include inclusion,
disabilities. We welcome and encourage people with adaptive recreation, community resources and more!
disabilities to come together and experience
recreation and leisure activities, both new and exciting Dates will be posted to the Burlington Parks &
as well as tried and true favorites. Our goal is to Recreation Facebook page.
provide social and engaging experiences for
participants. Sign up for one or all of the outings that Spectacular Saturday
interest you! A separate brochure is available. Please
contact Emma Jones, CTRS at [email protected] Ages 25+ with a disability, dates vary
to inquire. Spectacular Saturdays is a social and recreational
program for adults with disabilities. The program will
RecTogether Talk consist of a variety of fun activities including but not
limited to art, fitness and community outings! A
Ages 13 - 25 with a disability, Wednesdays, Sept 22 - separate brochure is available. Please contact Emma
October 20, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, $40 (5 weeks), Zoom Jones, CTRS at [email protected] to inquire.
Instructor: Emma Jones, CTRS, Activity #: 196909-A Out & About
Connecting socially during this time is more important
than ever! Join Emma Jones, CTRS as she leads a social Ages 25+ with a disability
connection hour filled with fun activities that will spark We are excited to bring back the Out & About
conversations. Connect with old friends and meet new program! Twice a month we will enjoy a night out on
ones! the town. Activities may include, going to the movies,
dining out or exploring our local community! Sign up
for one or all of the outings that interest you. A
separate brochure and registration form is available.
Please contact [email protected] to inquire.
Tuesdays, Instructor: TR Staff
Join us for soccer and floor hockey this fall! All of our Pride Sports programs are skill based, non-competitive and
modified to the abilities of participants. No prior experience is necessary. Athletes should wear comfortable
clothing and footwear and bring a water bottle.
Junior Pride Adult Pride
Ages 6 - 12 with a disability, 4 - 5 pm Ages 13+ with a disability, 5 - 6 pm
Instructor: TR Staff Instructor: TR Staff
Fee Soccer Activity #: Fee Soccer Activity #:
Sept. 21 - Oct. 12 191909-B Sept. 21 - Oct. 12 191909-A
(4 weeks) Location (4 weeks) Location
Marvin Field Marvin Field
Fee Floor Hockey Activity #: Fee Floor Hockey Activity #:
Oct. 26 - Nov. 16 191409-B Oct. 26 - Nov. 16 191409-A
(4 weeks) Location (4 weeks) Location
Sensory Trick or Treating
All Ages, Friday, Oct. 15, 3 - 4:30 pm
Location: TBD, Activity #: 197509-A
Join us for a sensory friendly trick or treating
experience! Get in the Halloween spirit and trick or
treat in a fun and comfortable environment. The
whole family is welcome to attend. Costumes are
welcomed but not required. This event will be followed
by our Halloween Spooktacular!
Family Paint Night
All Ages, Thursday, September 23, 4 - 6 pm
$25 per family, Grandview Farm Patio
Activity #: 194509-A
Paint night is an activity the whole family can enjoy.
Everyone can get creative and connect with members
of the community. For the first time we will hold paint
night outside! This event must reach a minimum of 5
families to run.
See a pCrloagsrsam in our brochure you or your family member is interested in?! Reach out to Emma Jones, CTRS
at 781-270-1937 or [email protected] to inquire about inclusion services for any of our programs.
Introduction to Golf Beginner Kickboxing
$189 (5 lessons), Instructor: Barrie Bruce, PGA Golf Pro Tuesdays, Sept. 21 - Oct. 26, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Billerica Country Club $145 (6 weeks), MK Boxing 1 Esquire Rd
Billerica, Instructors: Mike Knox & Staff
Our Intro to Golf program is designed for the new-to-the-game Activity #: 111403-A
golfer with little (or no) golf experience. Basic fundamentals of
the game are taught in a relaxed, stress-free clinic setting. You will learn kickboxing techniques and
Program consists of five (5) one-hour lessons, spaced one punching combinations. Additionally you will
week apart. Equipment and practice balls will be provided as discover ways to dodge, avoid, guard and
needed. All you need to bring is “a pair of sneakers and a counter attack. Gloves can be purchased
good attitude”. separately at the gym.
Days Dates Time Activity # Lunch Hour Basketball
Saturdays Sept. 11 - Oct. 9 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 180613-C Mon, Wed & Fri, Sept. 8 - Dec. 29 (not 10/11
Sundays Sept. 12 - Oct. 10 11:30 am- 12:30 pm 180613-D 11/26 &12/24), 12 - 2, $25, Recreation Gym
Activity #: 182003-A
These are moderately competitive pick-up
basketball games for adults who live or work in
Burlington. Players should bring a light and dark
colored shirt to differentiate teams.
Saturdays, Given Erwin Florist 165 Bedford St. Unit 3, Instructor: Cindy Mattson, Florist
Create a beautiful flower arrangement to take home! For each class, all flowers and vase are included. Classes are
fun, creative, and no experience is necessary.
Build a "Boo-Quet" using fresh pumpkins and flowers, just in time for Halloween
Oct. 30 10 - 10:45 am $55 Activity #: 146931-A
Make a lovely Thanksgiving table centerpiece using fresh flowers and a candle. Impress your friends and family
when you tell them you made it yourself.
Nov. 20 10 - 10:45 am $55 Activity #: 146931-B
Start your Holiday decorating off by joining Given Erwin Florist of Burlington to learn how to make a boxwood tree.
This hand’s- on class is fun and sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
Nov. 27 10 - 10:45 am $65 Activity #: 146931-C
Learn to Play Pickleball Ceramics
Wednesdays, Sept. 22 - Oct. 27, 5 – 6:15 pm Thursdays, Sept. 9 - Dec. 9 (not 11/4, 11/11 & 11/25)
$58 (6 weeks), Simonds Park Courts, 7 - 9 pm, $96 (10 weeks), Ceramics Room
Instructor: Kevin Martin, PPR Certified Skills Instructor: Carol Collins, Activity #: 141203-A
Instructor, Activity #: 160633-A In this class, you will paint beautiful ceramics for your
hToimmee or to give as gifts. Instruction, paints and firing
Have you been wanting to try pickleball but don’t are included. There are additional costs for the
feel comfortable just showing up during an open greenware, brushes, and cleaning tools.
play session? Not sure how to swing a paddle,
where to stand on the court or how to keep Beginner Ballroom and Latin
score? Well, here’s your chance to learn the Dance Sampler
fundamentals of the fastest growing sport in the
country! Pickleball is a combination of tennis, Thursdays, Oct. 21 - Nov. 11, 6 - 6:40 pm, $50/person
racquetball, and ping-pong played by four people or $70/couple (4 weeks), Kadanse Dance Studio
on a half size tennis court with paddles and a Instructors: Kadanse Studio Staff, Singles:
plastic poly ball. Each class includes learning a
new stroke, hitting drills, and gameplay. All Activity #: 131113-A, Couples: Activity #: 131113-A1
equipment is provided. Come see what the Learn the basics of a variety of ballroom dances in this
excitement is all about! fun beginner sampler series. Partners are not
necessary but are welcome.
Social Latin Dance
Mondays, Oct. 25 - Nov. 15, 7:30 - 8:10 pm, $50/person or $70/couple (4 weeks)
Kadanse Dance Studio Instructors: Kadanse Studio Staff
Singles: Activity #: 131503-A, Couples: Activity #: 131503-B
Learn dances such as Salsa, Bachata and Merengue! Partners are not necessary for any of the dances, but are
Next Level Pickleball
Instructor: Kevin Martin, PPR Certified Skills Instructor
Are you an “improving” player looking to bring your game to the next level? This clinic will target areas of your
game that need more help. Drills, drills, drills will help you remember the proper technique for each type of shot
and when to use it. We’ll use different exercises to improve shot consistency and accuracy and then bring them
into game play.
Days Dates Time Fee Location Activity #:
Tuesdays Sept. 14 - Oct. 19 10 - 11:15 am $58 (6 wks) Simonds 180403-A
Thursdays Nov. 4 - Dec. 16 (not 11/11 & 11/25) 9 - 10:15 am $51 (5 wks) Recreation Gym 180403-B
$189 (5 lessons), Instructor: Barrie Bruce Golf Staff, Billerica Country Club
This program focuses on fine-tuning skill improvement for specific areas to help you manage course play and
lower your scores! Tips on how to make every practice session effective will be a part of each lesson. Skills
include keeping drives on the fairway, skills to avoid 3-putting, combatting uneven lines and bunker play. Class
size is limited to 4:1 student to instructor ratio.
Day Dates Time Activity #
Thursdays Sept. 9 - Oct. 7 5:30 - 6:30 pm 180623-A
Mondays Sept. 13 - Oct. 11 5:30 - 6:30 pm 180623-B
Fit Court Flow Pilates Fusion
Wednesdays, Oct. 6 - 27, 7:30 – 8:30 am Wednesdays, Oct. 6 - Dec. 22, 5:45 – 6:45 am
$29 (4 weeks), TRW Outdoor Fitness Court $72 (12 weeks), Recreation Gym
Instructor: Judy Landers, Activity #: 113513-A
This beginner to intermediate workout will challenge Instructor: Julie Conley, Activity #: 111133-A
you to build poise, coordination, and balance using Come alive with this no impact, high-energy workout.
your own bodyweight and some equipment. This We’ll build strength and length by incorporating
course is specifically designed to be done on the powerful, flowing movements using your own body
outdoor fitness court at TRW. Please bring your weight resistance. This workout is designed to
determination, water, weights, and workout gloves promote better posture and flexibility and is suitable
are optional. for everyone. Please bring a mat and water.
Muscle Madness Pilates Morning Flow
Wednesdays, Oct. 6 - Dec. 22, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Mondays, Oct. 4 - Dec. 20 (not 10/11), 6 – 7 pm $83 (12 weeks), Recreation Gym or Zoom
$72 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym Instructor: Barbara Hospod
Instructor: Delores Wesley, Activity #: 111503-A Begin your day with a MINDFUL, but ENERGIZING
This class will improve your strength and endurance Pilates Routine will which will enhance core stability
in the major muscle groups and, in doing so, burn and build strength. Traditional Pilates exercises and
calories. This workout challenges all your major variations will target upper and lower body, with a
muscle groups by using exercises such as squats, strong focus on abs, by adding resistance and
presses, lifts and curls. Also a combination of Hi/Lo stimulating flexibility. Feel the benefits of improved
and kickboxing cardio moves are part of this workout. balance, coordination, and posture. Different props
may be utilized at times and include: the mini – ball,
Let's Lift and resistance tubing(supplied) and hand weights. All
levels welcome! Please bring personal hand held
Thursdays, Oct. 7 - Dec. 16 (not 11/25) weights (2-4 lbs), and a mat.
6:30 – 7:30 am, $62 (10 weeks), Zoom
In person Activity #: 111433-A
Instructor: Lynette Luschenat Virtual Activity #: 111433-VIRA
Activity #: 112603-VIR
This class will utilize all muscle groups with a variety
of resistance equipment and body weight. All done in Fitness classes are being offered in-person, virtually
three rounds. Abs and a full body stretch will also be on Zoom or hybrid. Check the program description
included. All levels are welcome. to find the class style that works for you.
Curvy Girls Bootcamp
Mondays & Thursdays, $159 (8 sessions), CrossFit Exclamation, 15 Wall St., Instructor: Lori Becker
Curvy Girls Bootcamp is a fun, full body, fat melting workout designed for curvier women who want to live a
healthier lifestyle. Every class is a different workout and is a modified for the “curvier girl” to get you results in a
safe and effective manner. Movement, strength and a super motivating environment.
Dates Time Activity #
Sept. 2 - 30 (not 9/6) 6 - 7 pm 115513-A
Sept. 2 - 30 (not 9/6) 7 - 8 pm 115513-B
Oct. 4 - 28 6 - 7 pm 115513-C
Oct. 4 - 28 7 - 8 pm 115513-D
Nov. 1 - 29 (not 11/25) 6 - 7 pm 115513-E
Nov. 1 - 29 (not 11/25) 7 - 8 pm 115513-F
Dec. 6 - 30 6 - 7 pm 115513-G
Dec. 6 - 30 7 - 8 pm 115513-H
Tuesdays, Oct. 5 - Dec. 21, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
$83 (12 weeks), Function Rooms
Instructor: Barbara Hospod
This class has a Pilates repertoire with a focus on core power, endurance, and strength. Small handheld
weights are incorporated along with a mini-ball to enhance the flowing series of MAT work exercises. The
addition of external resistance brings an even greater awareness of the periphery and balance, while
maintaining a mindfulness of control and quality of movement. Please bring 2 - 4lb hand weights and a
In person Activity #: 111333-A
Virtual Activity #: 111333-VIR
Butts & Guts
5:45 – 6:45 am, Recreation Gym, Instructor: Julie Conley
Come and join the early morning muscle madness! This class will transform your shape and rev up your
metabolism for the entire day. There is heavy concentration in the stubborn areas of the abdominals and glutes
with something different every class. Please bring a mat, water, sneakers, and a set of hand weights.
Days Dates Fees Activity #
Tuesdays Oct. 5 - Dec. 21 $72 (12 weeks) 114303-A
Thursdays Oct. 7 - Dec. 16 (not 11/25) $62 (10 weeks) 114303-B
D&T Pure Strength
Tuesdays, Oct. 5 - Dec. 21, 5 – 6 pm Wednesdays, Oct. 13 - Dec. 22, 4 – 5 pm
$67 (11 weeks), Recreation Gym
$78 (12 weeks), Recreation Gym or Zoom
Instructor: Brenda Jo Hubbard, Activity #: 114213-A
Instructor: Lauren Mattson Iron is tough, but you are tougher! Build strength, not
bulk, in this innovative weight lifting class. Mix moves
D & T combines easy to follow aerobic and non-aerobic like planks, dead lifts, arm presses and more. This
workout will keep you constantly challenged and you
power moves with light weight work to help tone will walk out feeling fearless. Just have a mat and
muscles, all set to a variety of music. Songs will
alternate between aerobic and strength moves meant
to target several muscle groups at once. Light hand
weights are optional. Move to the music, tone and have
Location Activity #
In person 132203-A
Camp Core & More
Mondays, Oct. 4 - Dec. 20 (not 10/11)
8:30 – 9:30 am, $67 (11 weeks)
Recreation Gym or Zoom, Instructor: Judy Landers
In this fantastic hour, you will explore and enrich the
core of your heart, body and soul with interchangeable
cardio, strength, and flexibility training techniques.
Bring your enthusiasm and challenge yourself to a new
personal fitness level.
In person Activity #: 110043-A Zumba
Virtual Activity #: 110043-VIRA
Recreation Gym or Zoom
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 Fee Activity #
Tuesdays Oct. 5 - Dec. 21 6:15 - 7:15 pm Tisha Wilson $89 In person: 116403-A
Wednesdays Oct. 6 - Dec. 15 6:30 - 7:30 pm (12 weeks) Virtual: 116403-VIRA
Hamilton $83 In person: 116403-D
In person: 116403-B
Thursdays Oct. 7 - Dec. 16 7 - 8 pm Marcia Mailloux $84 Virtual: 116403-VIRB
(not 11/25) (10 weeks)
In person: 116403-C
Sundays Oct. 3 - Dec. 19 8 - 9 am Lauren Mattson $78 Virtual: 116403-VIRC
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Once you enter the meeting you should be prompted with the option to use computer audio. Your
computer must have a built in microphone or plugged in headphones with a microphone.
Why can people not hear me?
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participants. If your instructor has not muted you, please look to see if you have clicked the microphone
off by looking at the microphone icon in the bottom of your screen.
ADULT FITNESS & YOGA
Pound Pick 3 or Pick 4
Thursdays, Oct. 7 - Dec. 16 (not 11/25), 5 – 5:45 pm Register for all your favorite BPRD fitness classes and
$75 (10 weeks), Recreation Gym or Zoom get a discount! If you register for 3 classes, you will
Instructor: Tisha Wilson receive a 15% discount. Registering for 4? You get a
25% discount! What better way to stay fit this fall?!
Pound is a full-body, cardio jam session, combining
light resistance with constant simulated drumming. It Classes you can pick from include all Pilates, Yoga, Yoga
uses cardio, Pilates, isometric movements, and Gold, Zumba, Zumba Gold, Ab-sanity Plus Stretch,
plyometric poses. Strengthen and sculpt infrequently B.E.S.T, Butts and Guts, Camp Core & More, D & T, Fit
used muscles, and drum your way to a leaner, Court Flow, Let's Lift, Muscle Madness Interval Training,
slimmer physique - all while rocking out to your Pound, Pure Strength or Tai Chi. B.E.S.T, Yoga Gold, and
favorite music. Great music and your choice of Zumba Gold have age restrictions.
weights inspires you to get fast results.
In order to receive the discount, you must register for
In person Activity #: 119303-A all of the classes at one time (one receipt). You must
Virtual Activity #: 119303-VIR register by September 24 to receive the discount.
Discount will be processed at the time of registration -
Tai Chi you do not need to do anything additional. If you have
questions about your discount, please call the office.
Saturdays, Oct. 9 - Dec. 18 (not 11/27)
8:45 – 9:45 am, $30 (10 weeks), Murray Kelly Wing Program title key
Instructor: James Regan, Activity #: 105803-A = In-person Program
Drawing from Dr. Paul Lam’s Tai Chi programs, this is = Virtual Program
a gentle form of exercise with self-paced
combinations of poses. Explore safe, graceful and = Hybrid Program
relaxing movement. Participants must wear flat, well-
Play it safe...
Participants must recognize that all classes of a physical nature involve some risk, and by attending such a
class, there is an assumption of risk by the partcipant. Prior to starting any type of fitness program, it is best
to check with your doctor. For your own safety, you need to know your limitations.
Gentle, Relaxing, Yin Meditation
Thursdays, Sept. 30 - Dec. 16 (not 11/11 & 11/25)
Mondays, Oct. 4 - Dec. 20 (not 10/11) $63 (10 weeks), 6 - 7 pm, Murray Kelly Wing
$69 (11 weeks), 4:30 - 5:30 pm, Function Rooms
Instructor: Karen Pickette, Activity #: 119903-A Instructor: Karen Pickette, Activity #: 111243-A
This is a class structured around rejuvenating and Yin Yoga is a slow paced style of yoga with asanas that
healing the body. Class is held at a slow pace and are held for a longer period of time. The aim is to
focuses on stretching all of the body, while releasing increase circulation in the joints and improve
stress and tension from joints and muscles. It is a flexibility. The Yin practice is full of hip openers, spinal
class designed to restore the nervous system and help twists, heart openers, upper back and shoulder
release deeply held tensions from the body and mind. stretches. During each class we will focus on 5 - 6
poses and then surrender into a guided mindful
Yoga Sculpt Evening Flow
Mondays, Oct. 4 - Dec. 20, $69 (11 weeks) Mondays, Nov. 1 - Dec. 20, 7 - 8 pm, $48 (8 weeks)
10 - 11 am, Function Rooms Function Rooms, Instructor: Paulette Savage
Activity #: 110216-A
Instructor: Karen Pickette, Activity #: 115003-A
This upbeat and energetic class will allow you to seek End your day in the best way: stretching, bending and
a deeper challenge within your body by working breathing. This yoga flow will help relieve stress in the
specific muscle groups. Yoga sculpt will help you take body and de-clutter the mind. Combining slow
your practice to the next level and allow you to find a moving sequences, twists and forward folds, this flow
new kind of strength. Adding hand weights to yoga not only melts the stress of the day but sets you up
poses is good for your heart, your bones, your for a restful night’s sleep. Appropriate for beginners &
muscles and will get you stronger. Please bring a set all levels.
of light weights and a resistance band or strap to the
class. All levels are welcome. Krav Maga
Ab-sanity Plus Stretch Mondays, Sept. 13 - Dec. 6, 7 - 8 pm, $208 (13 weeks)
Steve Nugent’s Institute, 207F Cambridge St.
Mondays, Oct. 18 - Dec. 20, 12 – 12:45 pm Instructor: Steve Nugent & Staff
$62 (10 weeks), Zoom Activity #: 182603-A
Instructor: Brenda Jo Hubbard, Activity #: 112316-A Krav Maga is the fighting/self-defense system of the
This lunch time workout consists of 30 minutes of Israeli Special Forces. It is an effective, modern and
core training and 15 minutes of stretching. No dynamic self-defense system. It is designed to be
equipment is necessary other than a soft floor or mat. practical and intuitive for people of any age or fitness
level. Wear loose fitting clothing, no jewelry and be
prepared to sweat!
Hatha Yoga Beginners & Beyond
9 - 10 am, Function Rooms, Instructor: Paulette Savage
This class will incorporate four basic yoga principles: centering and relaxation; yoga postures; breathing
techniques; and meditation practice. Please bring a mat and wear loose, comfortable clothing.
Days Dates Fee Activity #:
$48 (8 wks) 111203-A
Tues. Nov. 2 - Dec. 21
Thurs. Nov. 4 - Dec. 16 (not 11/11 & 11/25) $34 (5 wks) 111203-B
Knee Pain Workshop Herbs for the Digestive System: An
Monday, Oct. 4, 6:30 - 8 pm, No Fee, COA Room 207 Ayurvedic Approach
Instructors: Mike Stare & Justin Pezick
Orthopedics Plus, Activity #: 151723-A Thursday, Sept. 9, 6 - 8 pm, $40, COA Room 207
Instructor: Anjana Bhargava, Activity #: 115703-A
Knee pain is one of the most common conditions, Digestion begins when you first see and smell your
affecting millions and costing billions. In addition to food. Come and learn how you can improve your
pain and suffering, it affects our ability to do the digestion by making small changes to your diet and
things we love and can also contribute to serious lifestyle and by adding few spices and herbs that will
health problems, like falls, heart conditions, and help you improve your digestion.
obesity. Fortunately, there is evidence to suggest that
proper treatment can reduce and prevent knee pain Incompatible Food Combinations -
and injuries. But misinformation and knowing how to
implement proven solutions makes effective A Path to an Unhealthy Journey
treatment a major challenge. Dr Stare’s unique
perspective as a practicing Doctor of Physical Therapy, Thursday, Sept. 16, 6 - 8 pm, $40, COA Room 207
Fitness Professional, and national lecturer will serve to Instructor: Anjana Bhargava, Activity #: 157803-A
give you the evidence from both the research and According to Ayurveda, food combinations are an
clinic showing how these challenging issues can be essential part of understanding how to eat properly.
solved so you can have strategies that you can use The right combinations of food can dramatically
right away. improve the quality of digestion, improve
nourishment, and positively impact our overall health.
Fit Over 50: How to get
strong, fit & healthy Women and Investing 101 & 201
Monday, Nov. 15, 6:30 - 8 pm, No Fee, COA Room Fridays, 7 – 8:30 pm, Zoom, $50
207, Instructors: Mike Stare & Justin Pezick Instructor: Sumeit Aggarwal
Orthopedics Plus, Activity #: 111527-A
Women and Investing 101, will go over basics of
Age isn’t a problem. Not getting the right activity as we Investing, discuss step-by-step approach to investing,
age is the problem. This seminar will show what and cover different types of investments and
proper exercise looks like for older adults like you, retirement plans. You will also learn how to gain
based on science and proven effective to get results confidence in your research, evaluate alternatives,
fast that last for older adults. Attendees will learn the and design a portfolio. Beginners are especially
truth about what works and leave with strategies they encouraged to attend this class. Women and
can implement immediately. Whether you are 50 or Investing 201 is for women who want to take their
90, a master athlete or beginner, riddled with arthritis investing skills to the next level. In 201 we go over
or have many diseases, Dr. Stare will show the proof advanced concepts of Investing such as Asset
that he reveals to clinicians all across the nation that Allocation, Diversification Strategies, Understanding
has worked for his patients and clients to get strong Fees and Monitoring your own investments.
and healthy at any age.
Level Dates Activity #
101 Sept. 24 & Oct. 1 102403-A
102 Nov. 12 & 19 102403-B
active adults & seniors
Function Rooms & Zoom, Instructor: Karen Pickette
Yoga Gold is a class made to build foundation, strength, and stretching in a way that is accessible to all levels of
experience. An equal amount of support and challenge will be offered including some slow flow to begin with,
standing postures, seated postures and relaxation.
Days Dates Time Fee Location Activity #:
12 - 1 pm $74 (12 wks)
Tuesdays Oct. 5 - Dec. 21 In person 119803-A
Thursdays Sept. 30 - Dec. 16 11 am - Noon $63 (10 wks) In person 119803-B
(not 11/11 & 11/25)
Mondays, Oct. 4 - Dec. 20 (not 10/11), 12 – 1 pm COVID-19 Information
$67 (11 weeks), Zoom, Instructor: Trish Marfione
Activity #: 111807-A Please visit page 31 for important information
Exercise is the key to staying strong, energetic and regarding COVID-19. The information is subject to
healthy as you get older. This class is for those 55+ change if new guidance is released.
who want to age well, live life to the fullest & have fun
while strength training, balancing, moving &
stretching. Bring a mat, sneakers, comfortable
clothing and hand weights. Zumba Gold
Age 50+, Recreation Gym (Tues. & Wed.), Murray Kelly Wing (Sat.) or Zoom
Instructor: Tuesdays & Saturdays: Mary Ellen Reardon, Wednesdays: Paula Rayworth
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!
Days Dates Time Fee Location Activity #
Tuesdays Oct. 5 - Dec. 21 11 am - 12 pm $72 (12 weeks) In person 116407-A
Wednesdays Oct. 6 - Dec. 22 8:30 - 9:30 am $72 (12 weeks)
In person 116407-C
Saturdays Oct. 9 - Dec. 18 10 - 11 am $62 (10 weeks) In person 116407-D
(not 11/27) Zoom 116407-VIRD
Senior Citizen's Ceramics
Thursdays, Sept. 9 - Dec. 9 (not 11/4, 11/11 & 11/25), 9:30 - 11:30 am, $96 (10 weeks), Ceramics Room
Instructor: Carol Collins, Activity #: 141207-A
In this class, you will paint beautiful ceramics for your home or to give as gifts. Instruction, paints and firing
are included. There are additional costs for the greenware, brushes, and cleaning tools.
Trips & Tours Policies
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.
The Parks & Recreation Department cannot guarantee bus transportation in the event of stormy weather or
other causes beyond our control. If transportation is not provided, the Parks & Recreation Department will
refund the amount you were charged for the bus. However, the Parks & Recreation Department cannot give
refunds for ticket admission fees if the performance is held.
Departures & Arrivals
Listed departure and arrival times are approximate. A detailed, exact itinerary will be sent out to you one week
prior to trip’s departure with pick-up/drop-off times and bus location. Upon completion of each tour, all
passengers will be dropped off at the same location of their departure. Subsequent drop-offs will be made in
reverse order of departure locations listed for each tour.
Health & Mobility Restrictions
Masks must be worn at all times when on the motorcoach regardless of vaccination status. All tours may
involve considerable walking in variable weather, climbing stairs and getting on and off transportation
vehicles. By registering, the participant certifies that he or she does not have any mental, physical or other
condition or disability that would create a hazard for themselves or for others. Persons with any such disability
or condition must be self-sufficient or must travel with a companion who will provide all needed assistance
and assume total responsibility for their well-being and participation of the tour.
Trips & Tours
September 25 November 6
Kennebunkport, ME NE Christmas Festival at Mohegan Sun
Includes: Step-on guided tour, shopping Includes: Admission to the Christmas Festival
at Dock Square and lunch on your own
and casino package (if available)
$55 per person $58 per person
Activity #: 701021-A
Activity #: 701023-A
Red Apple Farm December 12
Includes: Hay ride, $15 food voucher and Yankee Candle & Bright Nights
stop at Smith's Cheese Shop on the way home. Includes: Visit to Yankee Candle (meal on
On your own at the farm: Pick your own your own) and drive through Bright Nights
apples, visit the Brew Barn and Country Store
$69 per person $52 per person
Activity #: 701022-A Activity #: 701024-A
Burlington Club 50
The Parks & Recreation Department Club 50 Program Committee has announced the following program
schedule for active adults aged 50 and over. Most programs are ongoing; others start in the Fall. Most
activities are free, and those that require a fee will be on a pay-as-you-attend basis. (*Activities requiring a
fee have a star next to them below.*) Please reach out to the Club 50 Program Committee for more
information on these programs. You can email them at [email protected]
Activity Day Time Dates Location
Bicycling Varies Varies Through Oct. Bruce Freeman & Minuteman Trails
Bowling* Tuesdays 10 am Oct. - April Woburn Bowladrome
Bocce Wednesdays 9 am Through Oct. Bocce Court at Recreation Center
Tuesdays 7:30 am Through Oct. King Rail Reserve, Lynnfield
Wednesdays 9 am
Golf* Through Oct. Tewksbury Country Club, Tewksbury
Varies Varies Through Oct. Easy to Intermediate Trails - 3
miles or less (located no more
than 10 miles from Burlington
Pickleball Tuesdays 6 pm Through Oct. Pickleball Courts at Simonds Park
Saturdays 4 - 6 pm Through Oct. Pickleball Courts at Simonds Park
Sing Along Thursdays 1:30 pm Through Dec. Function Room at Recreation Center
Tennis Thursdays 9 am Through Oct. Rahanis Playground Tennis Courts
5 pm Through Oct. Simonds Park Tennis Courts
Whist Fridays 9 am Year Round Recreation Center
Community Yard Sale Big Tom Turkey Hunt
Sunday, Sept. 12, 9 am - 2 pm, Activity #: 100599-A Saturday, Nov. 20, 1 pm, Recreation Center
Register to hold a yard sale on this day and time and Activity #: 100547-A
we will do the advertising for you! Registration
deadline is Sept. 2nd. Participating locations will be The Parks & Recreation Department will hide five
given an official sign to put in their yard. We will be paper turkeys and one “LIVE” turkey somewhere in
compiling a map and list of wares being sold at each Burlington and you will have to follow the clues to
stop that will be released just before the event. We catch these cagey birds! Participants will meet at the
encourage everyone to visit yard sales around Recreation Center at 1:00 pm where a packet of clues
Burlington on this day to recycle, re-purpose, and re- will be handed out. Then it is up to you to pick which
use! Sponsored by Brenda Rappaport and Carol of the “Toms” you want to look for. If you are lucky
Fioretti "The Home Team" at Showcase of Homes, enough to bag one of our feathered friends, you will
Realtors. be awarded a gift certificate to a local grocery store
for the holiday. After finding a turkey, you must
Municipal Truck Day return to the Parks & Recreation Center to receive
your certificate. Please pre-register by November 13
All Ages, Sunday, Sept. 19, 10 am - 2 pm so we know how many people will be participating.
Town Common This event must have a minimum of 10 families
participating to run.
"Kids" of all ages are invited to enjoy a fun-filled,
unique experience that gives children and their 5K Turkey Trot
families an up-close look at their favorite “big trucks”
and the opportunity to meet the people that protect, Saturday, Nov. 20, $15 per person, 8 am check-in
serve, and build. Come hear the sirens and horns Burlington High School, Activity #: 100981-A
and get a close-up view of a variety of vehicles.
Mark your calendars for our 5K Turkey Trot! The race
Halloween Spooktacular will leave from the High School and follow the same
route as the Burlington Education Foundation.
All Ages, Friday, Oct. 15, 4:30 - 7 pm Awards will be given to the following: Top Two Overall
Simonds Park Finishers (M,F);Top Two Burlington Resident Finishers
(M,F); Top Finishers in each age category. T-shirts will
Ghosts and goblins will fill the air; witches may fly by be provided for each participant registered no later
so beware! With Halloween just days away, who than November 1st. T-shirts will be given to other
knows what evil spirits are headed our way. Join us at participants while supplies last.
Simonds Park and don’t let the fun that is Halloween
pass you by! Throw on your costume and come on
down, there’s no better place for tricks or treats, than
right here in town! It’s almost SCARY the amount of
fun we’ll be having!
stopping the spread of covid-19
In accordance with the Governor's order, effective June 1: We no
longer require those who are vaccinated to wear masks while in our
programs. Non-vaccinated participants should continue to wear
masks and remain physically distanced from other participants.
Any programs that occur within a Burlington Public School facility will
require participants to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status.
Please understand procedures in programs regarding COVID-19 are
subject to change. Burlington Parks and Recreation will follow new
guidance if it is released. We appreciate the community's flexibility
during this time.
If you have any questions please call the Burlington Parks and
Recreation office at 781-270-1695.
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Policies & Procedures
Age Requirement Non-Residents
If a minimum age is specified for a program listed in Non-residents may register for programs beginning three
this brochure, a child must be that age on the weeks after resident registration has begun. At the
program starting date. Director of Parks and Recreation’s discretion, some
programs or events may only be open to Burlington
Grade Requirement residents. There is an additional $10 fee for non-
The grade specified for certain programs refers to the
school grade the child is in during the 2021 - 2022 Cancellations
Please call the Cancellation Line at (781)270-1695 (option
Birth Certificates 3), visit our Facebook page
(www.facebook.com/burlingtonrecreation), or follow us
If your child is 5 years old or younger and you are on Twitter (@Burlington_Rec) when you have any doubt
registering for a Parks & Recreation Department about weather cancellations. In most instances, we will
program for the first time, please enclose a copy of try to notify participants of a change or cancellation by
your child’s birth certificate. email. Please be advised that some programs may
continue to run outside in inclement and/or adverse
Refund Guidelines weather conditions. Programs may run even if the
Burlington Schools cancel school and/or afternoon
1. If you decide to cancel a registration, please notify activities.
the Parks & Recreation Department as soon as
possible prior to the program starting date.
2. If you give sufficient notice of cancellation, the Make-Ups
Parks & Recreation Department may be able to give
you a full or partial refund. There will be a $10 We will attempt to make up cancelled classes, but we
processing charge for all refunds given. Please cannot guarantee that all classes will be made up.
inquire about a refund at the time you cancel your
registration. Serving People with Disabilities
3. If you cancel your registration for a program for The Therapeutic Recreation Division offers year round
which the Parks & Recreation Department has paid specialized programming for individuals of all ages who
deposits, purchased equipment or incurred other have disabilities. Inclusion services are also available for
expenses on your behalf; your refund, if any, will be any individual who may have a disability and is looking to
reduced by the amount of the expenses incurred. participate in a program with support from an Inclusion
Aide. If you have any questions about what type of
4. Refunds take 2 - 4 weeks to process. If payment program is right for you or your family member, please
was made by check or cash, a check from the Town do not hesitate to contact our Therapeutic Recreation
will be mailed. If paid by credit card, your credit card Specialist, Emma Jones, CTRS at [email protected] or
will be refunded. If you have an outstanding balance, 781-270-1937. *Note: For new participants, a few
the refund will be automatically applied to the mandatory forms are required to be filled out and
balance. returned at least one week prior to the beginning of a
program. For Inclusion Services, please fill out the forms
Financial Assistance just mentioned as well 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.
DPW Central Maintenance & Ribbon Cutting
Parks Maintenance Building July 26, 2021