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The BridgeMill News APRIL 2020

The Sweetheart Round Robin in February was so much fun!


GET IN TOUCH 1190 BridgeMill Ave Canton, GA 30114

770.345.5500 Main Clubhouse

Jim Haslam James Haslam

770.845.6626 678.644.4612

FEATHERSTONE'S GRILLE Restaurant Manager Banquet/Event Coordinator

770.345.5500 x 2 Sandy Miller Maria Mantzanas

GOLF 770.345.5500 x 1 Director of Golf Denise Killeen Superintendent Andy Robbins

BRIDGEMILL NEWS The BridgeMill News is published monthly by BridgeMill Athletic Club. Please support the businesses that advertise to make publishing your magazine possible. Advertisers assume responsibility for the content of the ads placed in this publication. Material published may not be reproduced without the written permission of BridgeMill Athletic Club. The information and advertisements contained in this magazine are provided for the members of BridgeMill Athletic Club as a courtesy only.

TENNIS Director

770.720.9635 Pat Perry

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS

FITNESS & WELLNESS Programming Director Desk Manager

770.345.2990 Andrea Mathis Julie Harris

BUSINESS OFFICE Billing/ Member Relations

770.345.5500 x 4 Debbie Reeve Audra Miller

ATHLETIC David & Gail Easterbrook Linda Roe Marie & Mark Ellis

ADVERTISING For information on advertising in the BridgeMill News, contact us at bmacadvertising@gmail.com.

GOLF Branden & Erica Durden Ashley Terrette David Peers

ONLINE BOOKING @ bmacevents.com Most BridgeMill events are now open for online registration. You'll find easy to use links in emails and on social that will take you directly to the booking page. You can even choose to charge it to your membership account or purchase with PayPal. To see all of the events BridgeMill has to offer, visit bmacevents.com. All cancellations for events booked online must be made by calling the club.

bridgemillathleticclub.com Book tee times, download your digital copy of this magazine, find easy links to the activities calendar, read our Healthy Living blog, and much more.

Needing to park a Large Vehicle? Please call 770.845.6626 to obtain an approval card. Otherwise your vehicle will be towed at the owner’s expense.

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BRIDGEMILL PARK & PLAYGROUND RULES AND SAFETY GUIDELINES

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Rules and Guidelines for this area include the Park Pavilion, open field, volleyball courts, basketball courts, and playground.

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

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• Parks and Playground areas are private Club property Members & Accompanied Guests are welcome. • Parks and Playground areas close at Dark. • Members are responsible for their child’s safety at all times. • Adult supervision is required for all children under 12. • Pets are not permitted in any sand areas. All pets must remain on-leash while on BridgeMill property. • No bikes, skateboards, skates, etc. permitted under the Pavilion. • Do not use sidewalk chalk underneath the Park Pavilion. • No food and beverage is allowed on the basketball and volleyball courts except in plastic sports bottles. • Baseballs, softballs and bats are not permitted in the park/playground area, including the open field. • No profanity is allowed. • No running up the slides. • The infant swings are for small children assisted by an adult. • No sitting, walking or standing on the horizontal ladders. • Do not jump out of swings. • Keep small children away from the large children swings. • Do not throw sand. • No sitting or climbing on top of the slide towers. • No hanging on the basketball rims. • Glass is not permitted. • Scooters, bicycles, strollers, skateboards, skates, chairs, vehicles, or similar equipment are not permitted on the basketball courts. • BridgeMill's Park and surrounding areas are smokefree. • All trash must be disposed of in proper containers.

PICKLEBALL

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KIDS ACTIVITIES 10 CALENDAR

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HEALTHY LIVING

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DINING

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GOLF

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TENNIS

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EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS Send a quick email to bmac@ hmsgolf.com and we'll add you to our email notification subscriber list for golf, dining specials, tennis, and activities/event information.

FACEBOOK @BridgeMillGolf Groups specific to your interests BridgeMill Tennis BridgeMill Golf BridgeMill Kids Club BridgeMill Wellness BridgeMill Fitness BridgeMill Pickleball

FITNESS CENTER HOURS Mon-Fri: 7am to 9pm Sat & Sun: 8am to 8pm

770.345.5500

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ACTIVITIES & EVENTS At the time of publication in mid-March, BridgeMill Athletic Club had implemented the following modifications to service due to the Coronavirus outbreak and government restrictions in place. Please note that this information may be very much out of date by the time you receive this publication in the mail. Be sure to stay informed with current Club information by checking our official Facebook page @BridgeMillGolf. Dear Valued Members: I hope that each of you and your families are doing well. The situation we find ourselves in is unprecedented and will require flexibility, cooperation, communication, and a high level of optimism to get through this hopefully short, but critical, period. We will continue to communicate and update the adjustments and accommodations we are making at the Club to best protect and support our members, staff, and employees. We will closely follow the recommendations of the CDC and relevant Government organizations. To best follow these guidelines, all Club events have been canceled through April 30th. FEATHERSTONE’S GRILLE – Effective March 19, onpremise dining will not be available. Takeout service with curbside pickup is now being offered. Please see the limited menu posted below. Call 770-345-5500 x 2 to place your orders. Delivery will be available to our members within the BridgeMill neighborhood who are unable to get out to pickup. FITNESS CENTER – Our private fitness center remains open for the time being with additional guidelines for use. It is extremely important that members choosing to use the fitness center closely follow these mandatory guidelines: • WASH HANDS BEFORE WORKING OUT • WIPE DOWN EQUIPMENT BEFORE AND AFTER USE • USE HAND SANITIZER AVAILABLE IN WEIGHT ROOM AND AEROBIC ROOM • SPACE YOURSELF ON EQUIPMENT. LEAVE ONE OPEN MACHINE BETWEEN YOURSELF AND THE NEXT PERSON • NO MORE THAN 10 PEOPLE PER ROOM AT ONE TIME • IF YOU OR ANY PERSON IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD IS SICK, STAY AT HOME Our staff will be on duty from 10am-4pm and their emphasis will be on cleaning, sanitizing, and ensuring all guidelines are being followed. It is important for any member who hasn’t done so to get an access card. We are also offering some classes which can be conducted in small groups that will allow for adequate social distancing and will be held outside. Please stay tuned to our fitness Facebook group page for more information.

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GOLF – The golf course is still open. We are offering curbside check-in. The outside staff will check you in and process any charges so that it is not necessary to go into the golf shop. The staff is taking extra precautions to sanitize golf carts and any other surfaces that golfers come in contact with. We will operate the Halfway Café to service golfers' needs. Other golf-related food and beverage will be take-away only and not offered in any group setting. TENNIS – Independent play and some instruction offerings are currently available. We will be practicing social distancing during instruction programs and ask that members observe the same precautions. Water coolers have been removed from the courts, so please bring your own filled water bottle. Food and beverage will be takeaway and not offered in group settings. PICKLEBALL – The courts will remain open on the same basis as tennis. It may be necessary to have your own equipment as the fitness staffing schedule is restricted. ADMINISTRATION – The administrative office will remain open and for now, operate on the existing schedule. We ask the members to make every effort to communicate by phone (770-345-5500 x 4) or email (bmac@hmsgolf.com) in order to minimize in-person interaction. PLAYGROUND – The playground remains open. We ask all members to observe the recommended social distancing and interaction recommendations provided by the CDC. Please be aware that we are not able to sanitize this amenity and playground equipment; therefore, we ask that each of you take precautions when using this area. At this time, we are not aware of any members, residents, or employees who have tested positive or who have knowingly been exposed. We will continue to monitor the situation as it develops and will provide updates as needed. We pray for the health and safety of all. Sincerely,

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@BridgeMillGolf

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The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be parked in front of the Terrace on Monday, April 13th from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. REGISTER ONLINE AT REDCROSS.ORG

LIFEGUARD TRAINING Session 1: May 2nd – 3rd, 9th Sat. 9am – 5pm / Sun. 12pm – 6pm Session 2: May 4th – 8th All dates 4:30pm – 8:30pm Must attend all class dates in their session to pass the class. Final class day may not be needed. Class info sheets located at the gym desk.Classes are taught at the Terrace at BridgeMill. New Lifeguards = $215 | Recertifying Lifeguards = $200


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PICKLEBALL

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OPEN OPEN // REC REC PICKLEBALL PICKLEBALL IS IS AVAILABLE AVAILABLE TWICE TWICE EACH EACH WEEK WEEK Open Play Play Pickleball and Open PickleballisisononWednesday Wednesdays Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. While and Sundays from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. Wednesday is geared newer While Wednesday is for geared forplayers newer and Sunday has players with more players and any Sunday hascome players with experience, one can enjoy either more experience, any one can come group. No sign up is required. enjoy either group. No sign up is required.

Please check the Facebook Pickleball Group Page for the most current Rick Johnson, USAPA Certified Pickleball Instructor, is available for beginner and information on play times or contact intermediate coaching. More details are available at bmavevents.com and on the Rick Johnson, USAPA Certified Pickleball Instructor, is available for BridgeMill Facebook Pickleball Group Page. Rick can be reached at 770.855.7551 or Rick Johnson. beginner and intermediate coaching. More details are available at rjohnson0509@gmail.com. bmavevents.com and on the BridgeMill Facebook Pickleball Group Page. Rick can be reached at 770.855.7551 or rjohnson0509@gmail.com.

ST. PATRICK'S ROUND ROBINS Two Events in March... 1. Novice (and plus) Women on Saturday March 14th, 2:00-4:00 PM 2. Men & Women Intermediate (and plus - all levels can play) on Saturday March 21st, 2:00-4:00 PM

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PICKLEBALL COURT RULES

-• AllFor players will rotate each round BridgeMill Athletic Club members and their - Each event limited to 12 only players accompanied guests - Sign up online or contact Rick Please checkmembers in at the(Guests Fitness$5) Desk before play -• Free for BMAC • Proper attire required – shirts - Optional: bring a beverage and/or amandatory, dish to sharenon-

marking, soft soled shoes only • No jeans or bathing suits • No skateboards, bikes, roller blades or skates, PICKLEBALL COURT scooters allowed on courtsRULES • No Forglass BridgeMill AthleticorClub andintheir • containers gummembers permitted court area accompanied guests only • No smoking – facility is smoke free. • Please check in at the Fitness Desk before play

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• Proper attire required – shirts mandatory, non-marking, soft soled shoes only • No jeans or bathing suits • No skateboards, bikes, roller blades or skates, scooters allowed on courts • No glass containers or gum permitted in court area • No smoking – facility is smoke free.

Charles F Simon, AAMS®

Member SIPC

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BRIDGEMILL KIDS Register for all BridgeMill Kids events and activities at bmacevents.com

At the time of publication in midMarch, The BridgeMill Playground and Park Area remains open. We ask all members to observe the recommended social distancing and interaction recommendations provided by the CDC. Please be aware that we are not able to sanitize this amenity and playground equipment; therefore, we ask that each of you take precautions when using this area.

Online Registration

OPENS APRIL 19

Practices start Mid-May For more information contact: Shelley Tallent 404-966-1635 or bmacswimteam@gmail.com Online Registration & Information: bridgemill.swimtopia.com Registration & Information available at the Fitness Center

Elementary School Program for Grades K-5 Mondays & Wednesdays | 3:30pm to 4:15pm

kidFIT

A fun age-appropriate fitness program filled with games, obstacle courses, and more! $5 Member (Drop-Ins $7) | $10 Guest

Be on the lookout for fun kids events, games and movie evenings, check us out online at bmacevents.com for more info! PAGE 8 | APRIL 2020

DATES & PRICING COMING SOON! BRIDGEMILLATHLETICCLUB.COM


MON

20 Low Impact 10:30am Table Tennis 1pm KidFit 3:30pm Middle School Fitness 4:45pm Jr Tennis 5pm Karate 5:30pm/6:15pm/7pm CardioStrength Circuit 7pm Adult Doubles Drills 7pm

27 Low Impact 10:30am Table Tennis 1pm KidFit 3:30pm Middle School Fitness 4:45pm Jr Tennis 5pm Karate 5:30pm/6:15pm/7pm CardioStrength Circuit 7pm Adult Drills 7pm

19 Open Pickleball 2pm

26 Open Pickleball 2pm

Tennis

13 Low Impact 10:30am Table Tennis 1pm Red Cross Blood Drive 3-7pm KidFit 3:30pm Middle School Fitness 4:45pm Jr Tennis 5pm Karate 5:30pm/6:15pm/7pm CardioStrength Circuit 7pm Adult Doubles Drills 7pm

12 Open Pickleball 2pm

Fitness/Wellness

6 Low Impact 10:30am Table Tennis 1pm Jr Tennis 5pm Karate 7pm CardioStrength Circuit 7pm Adult Drills 7pm

5 Open Pickleball 2pm

TUE

GOLF 770.345.5500 x 1

Pickleball

28 Fitness Inferno 8:15am Functional Fitness 1pm Karate 5:30pm Adult Doubles Drills 7pm

21 Fitness Inferno 8:15am Functional Fitness 1pm Karate 5:30pm Adult Doubles Drills 7pm

14 Fitness Inferno 8:15am Functional Fitness 1pm Karate 5:30pm Adult Doubles Drills 7pm Intro to Fitness 7pm

Dining

Golf

29 HIIT Blast 9:15am Barre/Pilates 10:30am Open Pickleball 2pm KidFit 3:30pm Middle School Fit 4:45pm Mach 3 5:30pm/6:30pm

22 HIIT Blast 9:15am Barre/Pilates 10:30am Open Pickleball 2pm KidFit 3:30pm Middle School Fit 4:45pm Mach 3 5:30pm/6:30pm

15 HIIT Blast 9:15am Barre/Pilates 10:30am Open Pickleball 2pm KidFit 3:30pm Middle School Fit 4:45pm Mach 3 5:30pm/6:30pm

8 Barre/Pilates 10:30am Open Pickleball 2pm Mach 3 5:30pm/6:30pm

Kid's Activities

30 Pump It Up Xpress 7:30am Mach 3 10:30am Table Tennis 1pm Karate 4:30pm/5:15pm/6pm Adult Doubles Drills 6:30pm

23 Pump It Up Xpress 7:30am Mach 3 10:30am Table Tennis 1pm Karate 4:30pm/5:15pm/6pm Adult Doubles Drills 6:30pm

16 Pump It Up Xpress 7:30am Mach 3 10:30am Table Tennis 1pm Karate 4:30pm/5:15pm/6pm Adult Doubles Drills 6:30pm

9 Pump It Up Xpress 7:30am Mach 3 10:30am Table Tennis 1pm Adult Doubles Drills 6:30pm

25 Karate 7am Adult Doubles Drills 10am MGA Masters

18 Karate 7am Adult Doubles Drills 10am Teen Exercise Cert 10am

11 Adult Doubles Drills 10am

4 Karate 7am Adult Doubles Drills 10am

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24 Cardio Kickboxing 8:15am CardioTennis 9am KindStretch 9:30am Adult Doubles Drills 10am LaBlast 10:30am Free Fit Friday 12pm

17 Cardio Kickboxing 8:15am CardioTennis 9am KindStretch 9:30am Adult Doubles Drills 10am LaBlast 10:30am Free Fit Friday 12pm

10 CardioTennis 9am Adult Doubles Drills 10am LaBlast 10:30am Free Fit Friday 12pm

3 Cardio Kickboxing 8:15am CardioTennis 9am KindStretch 9:30am Adult Doubles Drills 10am LaBlast 10:30am Free Fit Friday 12pm

FRI

BILLING 770.345.5500 x 4

2 Pump It Up Xpress 7:30am Mach 3 10:30am Table Tennis 1pm Karate 4:30pm/5:15pm/6pm Adult Doubles Drills 6:30pm

THU

FITNESS 770.345.2990

1 HIIT Blast 9:15am Barre/Pilates 10:30am Open Pickleball 2pm KidFit 3:30pm Middle School Fit 4:45pm Mach 3 5:30pm/6:30pm

WED

TENNIS 770.720.9635

7 Functional Fitness 1pm Adult Doubles Drills 7pm

APRIL

SUN

THE GRILLE 770.345.5500 x 2


HEALTHY LIVING At the time of publication in mid-March, BridgeMill Athletic Club had implemented the following modifications to service due to the Coronavirus outbreak and government restrictions in place: Our private Fitness Center remains open for the time being with additional guidelines for use. It is extremely important that members choosing to use the Fitness Center closely follow these mandatory guidelines: • • • •

WASH HANDS BEFORE WORKING OUT WIPE DOWN EQUIPMENT BEFORE AND AFTER USE USE HAND SANITIZER AVAILABLE IN WEIGHT ROOM AND AEROBIC ROOM SPACE YOURSELF ON EQUIPMENT. LEAVE ONE OPEN MACHINE BETWEEN YOURSELF AND THE NEXT PERSON • NO MORE THAN 10 PEOPLE PER ROOM AT ONE TIME • IF YOU OR ANY PERSON IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD IS SICK, STAY AT HOME Our staff will be on duty from 10am-4pm and their emphasis will be on cleaning, sanitizing, and ensuring all guidelines are being followed. It is important for any member who hasn’t done so to get an access card. We are also offering some classes which can be conducted in small groups that will allow for adequate social distancing and will be held outside. Please stay tuned to our fitness Facebook group page for more information.

EAT RIGHT FOR YOUR TYPE is an individualized diet solution to staying healthy, living longer, and achieving your ideal body weight. In his book, EAT RIGHT FOR YOUR TYPE, Dr. Peter D’Adamo offers a total resource for health. His individualized blood type plan shows which foods, spices, teas, condiments, modes of exercise, forms of stress relief (and much more) can help individuals maintain optimal health and ideal weight. DON’T KNOW YOUR BLOOD TYPE?? Stop by the Fitness Center to pick up a blood type test kit you can do yourself. Test Kits $15. WANT MORE DIRECTION WITH THE BLOOD TYPE PLAN? Schedule an appointment with one of our health coaches today - email bmacnutrition@gmail.com

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meet our staff The Fitness Center is staffed with highly educated, extremely experienced health/wellness coaches, practitioners and personal trainers that are happy to help with your health and wellness goals. For more information call 770-324-3175. DARLENE KELSESKY [Pilates Instructor]: Darlene Kelsesky has been teaching pilates at Bridgemill for three years. In 2016 she obtained her comprehensive certification specializing in Pilates for rehabilitation after completing 400 hours of practice and teaching. She works with all types of clients privately and in small group settings to develop and maintain healthy movement patterns regardless of level or age. Her Pilates practice pairs well with her background in Physical Therapy as she uses her professional knowledge to tailor a Pilates practice to each individual client's particular movement and strength capabilities. LANAY LAMBERT [Fitness Instructor]: Lanay has been a nationally certified group fitness instructor for over twenty nine years. Her passion for group fitness began back in 1991. She has been with Bridgemill Athletic Club since it’s opening. While in the health and wellness field, Lanay has had opportunities to work in hospital-based wellness centers, community centers, corporate fitness and rehabilitation programs. She continues to deliver each class with tons of energy, creativity, knowledge and experience while providing music that’s sure to motivate you on any day. Join her on Mondays at 10:30 for Low Impact! HOLLY WILLIAMS [Fitness Instructor]: Holly received her Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from Bloomsbury University. After teaching in the public school system for a few years, her passion for health and fitness led her to pursue a career in fitness. She received her certification from Penn Foster career school in fitness and nutrition. For the past ten years, she has been a personal trainer and group fitness instructor with an emphasis on HIIT training. Currently her group fitness classes include Fitness Inferno and Interval Blast. She is also the Kid’s Fitness Director and offers classes for both elementary and middle school aged children. She is CPR and AED certified through the American Heart Association. AMANDA WHITNEY [Fitness Instructor]: My love for fitness began ten years ago when Was training for long distance running. After having my first baby I realized how important my health was to not only myself but for my family. I became certified in many different formats of fitness including TRX, strength and conditioning, agility training, Barre, HIIT, and cycle. When I am not training I enjoy spending quality time with my family. Hiking, paddle boarding, rafting, camping, and snowboarding are some of my favorite outdoor activities. LAURA MIKZSAN [Fitness Instructor]: Laura has been a fitness and dance instructor for more than 20 years. She holds several group exercise certifications through AFFA, SCW and ACSM including Barre Method, Bender Barre , Yoga Flow, Mat Pilates, Tabata Bootcamp , and Active Aging Fitness and Nutrition. She is a Community Partner for Go4Life, a division of the National Institute of Health. Laura also is a Master Trainer Elect for LaBlast Fitness powered by dance As the Executive Director of “Fitfully Forward” , Laura is able to use her experience to bring fitness and dance to volunteer throughout the community .

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HEALTHY LIVING G RO U P F I TNESS CLAS SES LOW IMPACT TOTAL WORKOUT: Mondays 10:30am This moderate intensity class combines low impact cardio and strength exercises with core and stretching for a fun total body workout. Suitable for all fitness levels.

PUMP IT UP EXPRESS: Thursdays 7:30am This high energy, 30 minute, calorie scorching, cardio and muscle endurance class, utilizes light to moderate weights, with lots of repetitions, for a total body workout

FITNESS INFERNO: Tuesdays 8:15am This moderate to high intensity workout combines 3 rounds of 10 cardiovascular exercises with body weight and strength exercises to burn substantial calories, and strengthen all major muscle groups.

CARDIO KICKBOXING: Fridays 8:15am A fun, energetic class that combines choreographed movements of punches, kicks and knee strikes set to the latest music. Expect a full body workout that engages every muscle group, torches calories, build s lean muscle and improves flexibility, balance and coordination.

BOOMERANGERS FUNCTIONAL FITNESS: Tuesdays 1:00pm This functional fitness program is designed by the National Institute on Aging and focuses on fitting exercise and physical activity in to daily living. It is for any Active Aging Adult who is currently exercising or in need of a guide to get moving or be more active. Individuals will exercise weekly, set goals, track progress, and receive nutrition guidance. To learn more go to: go4life.nia.nih.gov H.I.I.T. BLAST: Wednesdays 9:15am High intensity interval training helps you be more efficient in less time. Short bursts of intense exercise followed by short recovery breaks. Bodyweight exercises , plyometrics, and other training techniques maybe used.

BARRE/PILATES FUSION: Wednesdays 10:30am This full body conditioning class combines the fundamental principles of both Barre and Pilates. Each class will work to balance all muscle groups’ strength and flexibility, with an emphasis on sculpting long, lean muscles while challenging the core with each movement. This low impact class is great for all ages and fitness levels. KINDSTRETCH: Fridays 9:30am Learn movement patterns that promote full body control to Improve flexibility, mobility and joint strength. LABLAST: Fridays 10:30am LaBlast is a ballroom dance inspired dance fitness program created by Louis Von Amstel - former Dancing with the Stars pro and world champion. It is partner-free and accessible for all levels of participants. You can be a seasoned ballroom dancer or an absolute newbie.

All class fees are $3 per class or $32 per month (must be paid at the first of the month). Fees may be charged to your Member account. The above classes are inclusive in Golf Memberships. Please sign in at the desk upon entering the Fitness Center and indicate if you are a Golf Member or type of payment.

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SPECIALTY GROUP FITNESS

Specialty fitness programs are short term (4-8 week) sessions that are goal specific and include an added personal experience.

CARDIO/STRENGTH CIRCUIT

Mondays 7:00pm with Andrea. This cardio/strength, small group class is held in the cardio weight room. It is performed in a circuit format that moves from cardio vascular machines to weight machines. The class is designed for all fitness levels to tone muscles and increase meta- bolic function for more calories burned over a longer period of time. Members must register for the class each month (4x/month $20).

INTRODUCTION TO FITNESS

Tuesday, April 14th at 7:00pm This is a once a month, small group, introduction to fitness class. It focuses on teaching proper use of the cardio and weight equipment, with an emphasis on how to get started and what options are available to help you reach your health and fitness goals. This Session is COMPLIMENTARY, and for MEMBERS ONLY. Call 770.345.2990 to register.

PILATES

The Pilates workout utilizes a spring and pulley resistance system along with bodyweight movements to provide a challenging workout that builds core strength, endurance, coordination while improving flexibility and balance. One hour private sessions $40 or $15/ per person for small group sessions (limited to 3). Contact Darlene Kelsesky at dmk89@comcast.net or 678.764.7558. Cancellations for any scheduled appointments accepted 24 hours in advance. Anything after will be billed. TRY YOUR 1ST CLASS FREE!

PERSONAL TRAINING Certified Fitness Trainers, Andrea Mathis, Judy Cox and Mark Hutton are ready to help you reach your health and fitness goals. Individual sessions: 30 minutes $35, 1 hour $50. Group sessions also available. For more information or to schedule your appointment call 770.345.2990.

770.345.5500

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HEALTHY LIVING MARTIAL ARTS PROGRAM Our system of study is comprised of primarily Chinese Kenpo and Emperado Method Kajukenbo with influence from the other styles such as Vee Jitsu, Judo, Jujitsu, and Kung Fu. As a result, the classes offer something for everyone. Practitioners of this program gain fitness, solid core values, selfconfidence, spiritual awareness and a proven means of defending themselves. The workouts are challenging but based on personalized and systematic progression. Classes for all ages. MON 5:30pm to 6:15pm Kids 4 and up 6:15pm to 7:00pm Juniors, Instructor Sifu Endozo 7:00pm to 8:00pm Green Belt, Instructor Sibak Michael Perkins TUE 5:30pm to 6:30pm Advanced Class, Instructor Sigung Newbury THU 4:30pm to 5:15pm Kids 4 and up 5:15pm to 6:00pm Juniors, Instructor Sifu Endozo 6:00pm to 7:00pm Adult Beginners, Sigung Newbury

INSTRUCTORS 7th Degree Black Belt Chris Newbury (Adults) Contact: 470.367.7017 3rd Degree Black Belt Tony Endozo (Kids & Juniors)

SAT 7:00am to 9:00am Adult Open Mat, All levels, Instructor Sigung Newbury

Adults $40 per month | Kids/Juniors $35 per month

FITNESS CENTER HOURS Mon-Fri: 7am to 9pm Sat & Sun: 8am to 8pm

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Members interested in obtaining an 24-hour access card may do so by calling or coming to the Fitness Center Front Desk and signing up for one. Cards are issued on a weekly basis and we will alert you when your card is ready. Members will be notified about the Rules & Regulations of this Program. One complimentary card per membership, $20 each additional card.

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Mondays & Wednesdays at 4:45pm

MIDDLE SCHOOL FITNESS Grades 6-8 pm 4:45pm to 5:30 Mondays & Wednesdays

THE PROGRAM This is an introductory program facilitated by a certified personal trainer and designed to educate our youth on fitness center etiquette, equipment use and proper form on equipment in the CARDIO/ WEIGHT ROOM ONLY. This program prepares our youth for future independent training. THE BENEFITS Participants will learn: Respect, responsibility, sportsmanship, body awareness and self-confidence. Participants will gain: Muscle, strength, endurance, speed, agility, flexibility and preparation for future independent training. THE DETAILS Register and pay online for the month… 1x per week or 2x per week at bmacevents.com

TEEN INDEPENDENT EXERCISE PROGRAM Saturday, April 18th at 10:00am This is a free introduction to the cardio/weight room class. It is taught by a certified personal trainer and appropriate for all teens ages 13 and up. This class is mandatory for all 13 and 14 years who want to exercise independently in the cardio/weight room only. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT CALL 770.345.2990

770.345.5500

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BridgeMill AutoCare Center 770.720.0765

Located next to CVS at Bells Ferry and Sixes Road

Complete auto repair. 12 month/12,000 mile warranty on all repairs.

$19.95 Oil Change Special for BridgeMill Residents *All Fluids Checked & Filled *Oil & Oil Filter *Tire Pressures Checked *Lubrication FREE Tire Rotation & Brake Inspection Most Cars & Light Trucks. Includes up to 5 quarts of Motor Oil. Must present coupon at time of service. Some cars, trucks, diesels, extra.

$10 Off Any Service Over $100 or $20 Off Any Service Over $200.

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Interior and Exterior 678-608-9285 Credit Cards Accepted Carpentry Pressure Washing Cabinet Painting Deck & Fence Staining Gutter Cleaning Drywall & Repair Ceilings Walls & Trim Wall Paper Removal

Licensed & Insured BridgeMill References Available Call or Email for a Free Estimate info@friendlymonsterpainting.com

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HAPPENINGS AT THE GRILLE RESERVATIONS & TO-GO ORDERS 770.345.5500 X 2 SPECIAL EVENT BOOKINGS 770.345.5500 X 27 SUNDAY BRUNCH 10:00am to 3:00pm Personalize your Brunch with made-to-order a la carte options! LUNCH Monday & Tuesday 11:00am to 3:00pm Wednesday - Saturday 11:00am to 5:00pm DINNER The Grille is closed Mon/Tue evenings Wednesday & Thursday 5:00pm to 9:00pm Friday 5:00pm to 10:00pm Saturday 5:00pm to 9:00pm Dinner reservations are strongly suggested on Friday evenings. 770.345.5500 x 2

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At the time of publication in mid-March, BridgeMill Athletic Club had implemented the following modifications to service due to the Coronavirus outbreak and government restrictions in place. On-premise dining is not available. Takeout service with curbside pickup is offered - please see the limited menu posted below. Call 770-345-5500 x 2 to place your orders. Delivery is available to our members within the BridgeMill neighborhood who are unable to get out to pickup. Please note that this information may be very much out of date by the time you receive this publication in the mail. Be sure to stay informed with current Club information by checking our official Facebook page @BridgeMillGolf.

CURBSIDE TO - GO >>> Call 770.345.5500 x 2 to place your order Mon/Tue 11:30am to 2pm | Wed-Sat 11:30am to 8pm | Sun 11:30am to 2pm

SALADS & WINGS add chicken (4) salmon (6) shrimp (8) B&B Salad $8 mixed greens, cranberries, walnuts, bacon, blue cheese, maple vinaigrette Caesar $8 romaine, shredded parmesan, housemade croutons Wings $13 dozen wings tossed in buffalo, citrus pepper, teriyaki or bbq WRAPS & SANDWICHES choice of french fries, sweet potato fries or tater tots Buffalo Chicken Wrap $10 grilled or fried chicken, lettuce, cheddar jack , buffalo and ranch Run of the Mill Burger $12 8oz Angus, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, and choice of cheese Chicken Salad $9 housemade chicken salad on white wheat or wrap with lettuce & tomato Reuben $11 corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss, 1000 island, toasted marble rye Club Sandwich $10 turkey, ham, bacon, lettuce, mayo, Swiss, and American DINNER available after 5pm served with vegetable medley and mashed potatoes Sweet Chili Salmon $18 hand cut salmon filet finished with sweet chili sauce Ribeye $28 12oz certified angus beef with peppercorn demi Chicken Carbonara $16 angel hair pasta, alfredo, parmesan, tomato, prosciutto FOR THE KIDS choice of fries, tater tots, sweet potato fries or apple sauce Chicken Tenders $5 | Hot Dog $5 | Cheeseburger $5

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Mother's Day Brunch Sunday, May 10th | 11:00am to 3:00pm Crushed Garlic & Herb Prime Rib, Honey Brown Sugar Glazed Ham, Mahi Rockefella, Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Popcorn Shrimp, Chicken Marsala, Bacon & Sausage, Omelet Bar, Scrambled Eggs , Scones & Muffins, Sweet Potato Casserole, Broccoli Cheese Casserole, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potato, Macaroni and Cheese, Seasonal Vegetable Medley, Fresh Fruit and Berries, Garden Salad, Dessert Display Adult $31 | Childten $14 (ages 5-10) | Fresh Flowers for Moms | Reservations Required 770.345.5500 x 27

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GOLF NEWS GOLF PRO SHOP 770.345.5500 x 1 SHOP HOURS Monday – Friday 7:00am to 7:00pm Saturday – Sunday 6:30am to 7:00pm RANGE HOURS Monday - Friday 7:00am to 5:00pm Tuesday 11:00am to Dusk Saturday – Sunday 7:00am to Dusk Please note that the Driving Range will close every Monday starting at 4pm and re-open Tuesday at approximately 11am in order to perform our weekly maintenance. DIRECTOR OF GOLF Denise Killeen denise.killeen@hmsgolf.com HEAD PROFESSIONAL Troy Thompson troy.thompson@hmsgolf.com DIRECTOR OF INSTRUCTION Bill Murchison bmurchison@pga.com

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Answer: Under the new rules of golf, he is allowed to fix both imperfections on the green. PAGE 20 | APRIL 2020

RULES CORNER QUESTION Question: Greg is has played his ball into the green on #2 and is getting ready to putt. In his line is a divot and a mark from a spike. Is he allowed to fix them both, or just the divot? At the time of publication in mid-March, BridgeMill Athletic Club had implemented the following modifications to service due to the Coronavirus outbreak and government restrictions in place: The golf course is still open. We are offering curbside check-in. The outside staff will check you in and process any charges so that it is not necessary to go into the golf shop. The staff is taking extra precautions to sanitize golf carts and any other surfaces that golfers come in contact with. We will operate the Halfway Café to service golfers' needs. Other golf-related food and beverage will be take-away only and not offered in any group setting. Please note that this information may be very much out of date by the time you receive this publication in the mail. Be sure to stay informed with current Club information by checking our official Facebook page @BridgeMillGolf. The First Club event is the Member Guest on May 14th to 16th with the practice round being on the 14th. We will see if Kevin Glorio and Mark Stoneburner can defend their illustrious crown! Signups are now full at 60 teams, but we are still taking on alternate spots as most of the alternates actually got in the 2019 event. Please make sure to sign up if you want a chance to play in the first Club event of the year. We are once again asking Golf Members to bring outside guests for this event. The Dinner this year will be held at the pool for players and their significant others. We will have a band and this should be a great finale to the wonderful week we have planned. Anyone looking for help on their game should go to the Georgia Golf Performance website and look up their amazing group of teachers who would love to help everyone get to a better understanding of their game. Go to gerogiagolfperformance.com for more information. Those seniors wanting to be involved in any Tuesday/Thursday senior’s golf play day events, please call the golf shop and we can assist you in getting involved with this lively group. There is also a monthly group that plays golf and then goes to dinner. Please feel free to ask about joining in the fun. The new apparel from Nike, Footjoy, HMS golf Collection and Donald Ross is in ! Please come by and see the new addtions that need to go in everyones wardrobe this

Spring! The new Foot joy, Nike, Callaway and Adidas shoes are also in. Come see the latest in the new Air Jordans that have arrived! For those needing new clubs, we have a Titleist Club Fitting day set up for March 27th. Please call the shop and they can let you know how to sign up online for a time if you are interested in the new TS irons or the New TS Drivers and fairway woods. At the Academy we have all new state of the art Fitting Carts from Taylor Made, Callaway, Mizuno and Ping. Come by the Academy and get an appointment to start the year off right and get fit perfectly to your new optimal clubs. We have the newest Ts100, TS200 and TS 300 irons from Titleist ready for you to take to the course and demo. Remember, if you are looking for new clubs, whether that be a full set or just a putter, come by the golf shop to get the best service and deals in town. We have had a lot of questions about the GPS on the new carts this year. We use that system for cart tracking and not for displaying the yardage to the holes. We are using this system to help us keep pace of play at an enjoyable pace for everyone. We have instilled a new system that will forewarn players when they are off pace and when the golf shop staff will be assisting them to get back on pace. Be looking for a better pace of play as we roll into 2020. BRIDGEMILLATHLETICCLUB.COM


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BRIDGEMILL MEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION (MGA) NEWS by Jeff Graham, MGA Board Communications Chair MGA 2020 MASTERS “The MGA Signature Tournament of the Year” Ever think “I could have shot a much better score if I could replay my bad holes”? Well now you can if you enter the 2020 MGA Masters! Format: Individual Flighted Two-Day Best Score per hole Date: April 25th and 26th, 2020 Entry Fee: $125.00 plus golf fees Trophies and optional Green Jacket for Overall Gross and Net Trophies for Gross and Net Flight Winners. Everyone wins food, beer, and an awesome tee gift Must be BridgeMill MGA and Golf Member to participate SIGN UP TODAY!

The 2020 MGA Masters will continue the commitment to two traditions that will be forever linked to the MGA Masters: the MGA Green Jacket for overall winners and the Champions Dinner. In 2019, eight past champions were in attendance and sported their MGA Masters Green Jackets. The surf and turf menu for the champion’s dinner will was selected by the 2019 Gross Champion, Kyle Gray and the 2019 Net Champion, Dominic Telymonde. This year's dinner will unfortunately be postponed to a later date due to coronavirus dining restriction during the month of April. MGA Saturday Game - Stableford Scoring System Earn points towards your quota by scoring eagles, birdies, pars, and bogies. Weekly quota adjustments, with multiple weekly "prize" winners. $15 entry with optional $5 Skins game. "Prizes" awarded and Beverages provided post play. Create your own foursome or sign up as a single. Tee times starting between 8:00 and 9:30 am. Call the Pro Shop for tee times and availability by Thursday at 3:00 pm. Please participate in the game if you book an MGA tee time. E-mail Jeff at jeffwbs@aol.com MGA Saturday Game - Stableford Scoring System Earn points towards your quota by scoring eagles, birdies, pars, and bogies. Weekly quota adjustments, with multiple weekly "prize" winners. $15 entry with optional $5 Skins game. "Prizes" awarded and Beverages provided post play. Create your own foursome or sign up as a single. Tee times starting between 8:00 and 9:30 am. Call the Pro Shop for tee times and availability by Thursday at 3:00 pm. Please participate in the game if you book an MGA tee time. E-mail Jeff at jeffwbs@aol.com We appreciate everyone's cooperation in keeping our beautiful course looking as good or better than you find it during your round. Please continue to exhibit proper etiquette in repairing all ball marks properly, sanding lots of divots along the way, and smoothing bunkers throughout the day. Also, remember to follow all cart rules, directional ropes & signage reminders throughout your round. Thank you in advance for your assistance! Please note that even the driving range has a no denim policy. Golf attire is required to play and practice at the facility.

April 25-26th MGA MASTERS May 14th-16th Men’s Member Guest May 30th MGA Social 2-Man Aggregate June 13-14th Men’s Member/Member June 27th MGA Devils Triangle July 3rd BMAC Spirit of 76 July 25th MGA Social – Format TBD August 8th BMAC Battle of the Mill August 22nd MGA Shootout September 12th -13th BMAC Jr, Sr, and Lady Club Championship October 17th Men’s Club Championship October 24-25th MGA BridgeMill – Lake Arrowhead Challenge November 7th MGA 8” Charity Cup November 21st BMAC Turkey Shoot December 12th MGA Par 3 Challenge

For more information on the BridgeMill MGA and any other MGA events or activities, please visit the MGA website at http://www.bridgemillmga. com. If you are a MGA member, we encourage you to play in all the MGA events. If you are a BridgeMill member at any level over the age of 21 and not yet an MGA member, please consider joining the MGA to take part in the fellowship and competition that the MGA offers.

All Full Golf Members: Don't forget to pickup your Complimentary Golf Guest Passes in the Golf Shop. 770.345.5500

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GOLF NEWS GEORGIA GOLF PERFORMANCE ADULT INSTRUCTION Spring is here at last and there is no better time to take advantage of the many golf coaching programs and services offered at Georgia Golf Performance. Our experienced instructors are here to help beginners to seasoned golfers be the best they can be on the golf course. • • • •

Beginners Clinics Senior Classes Private 1-on-1 Coaching Club Fitting

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Men’s Performance Coaching Ladies’ Program Speed Training Club PT Fitness Services

BEGINNERS CLINICS This class is for anyone new or inexperienced looking to gain knowledge in the game of golf, in a fun and relaxed setting. This class will focus on learning the fundamentals of the golf swing, along with learning rules and etiquette of the game, mixing drills, course play and fun, competitive games. Towne Lake Hills Golf Club Saturdays 1:00 – 2:00 pm BridgeMill Athletic Club Saturdays 10:30 – 11:30 am Thursdays 6:00 – 7:00 pm MEN’S PERFORMANCE GROUP COACHING Are you serious about reaching your performance goals this year? This is the class for you, led by Director of Instruction, Bill Murchison. Each month consists of 8 hours of small group coaching and includes drills, technical work, proper practicing habits, 9-hole playing lesson, on-course strategy development and quarterly review of the player’s goals and performance. One hour of private coaching is included each month. Fridays 9:30 – 11:00 am Fridays 1:30 – 3:00 pm

Elite Group (70-80 shooters) Break 90 Group (90-100+ shooters)

SENIOR CLASSES AT TOWNE LAKE HILLS This class is for Seniors 55+ who are looking to maximize swing efficiency. Not for beginners, but for golfers who are looking to build on knowledge they have already acquired. Saturdays 11:30 am – 12:30 pm LADIES SPRING GOLF PROGRAM Ladies, would you like to hit the ball further, make more putts and be able to chip the ball closer to the hole? LPGA Tour Player Denise Killeen will coach you through the fundamentals of golf, from how to grip the club properly to how to swing the club with more speed. Once a month the class will be dedicated to an on-course coaching session. April 1 – May 27 at BridgeMill Athletic Club: Wednesdays 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Fridays 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Register for group or private instruction at GeorgiaGolfPerformance.com Email us at info@georgiagolfperformance.com or call 770.345.5557 Bill Murchison, PGA CEO Georgia Golf Performance Director of Instruction BridgeMill & Towne Lake Hills bmurchison@pga.com

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PERFORMANCE GOLF COACHES Bill Murchison, PGA Director of Instruction / Senior Instructor Denise Killeen, LPGA Director of Golf / Senior Instructor Troy Thompson, Head Professional / Lead Instructor Justin Tackett, Senior Club Fitter / Lead Instructor Allen Hay, Instructor

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JUNIOR GOLF ACADEMY PROGRAM SUMMER GOLF CAMPS

PATHWAY TO PERFORMANCE

GGP Summer Camps provide a great opportunity during summer break for juniors to apply their creative energy towards developing their golf skills (full swing, short game, rules and etiquette) in a fun, engaging and educational environment. BRIDGEMILL SUMMER CAMPS: Monday to Friday NIKE JUNIOR CAMP June 1st - 5th Ages 7-13 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Ages 9-16 9:00 am - 4:00 pm INTRO TO GOLF June 15th - 19th Ages 5-9 10:00 am - 11:30 am Ages 7+ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm NIKE JUNIOR CAMP July 13th - 17th Ages 7-13 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Ages 9-16 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Level 1 - Pathway to Fundamentals 5 to 8 years old BridgeMill: Wed Towne Lake: Fri

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5:30 – 7:00 pm 5:30 – 7:00 pm

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INTRO TO GOLF July 27th - 31st Ages 5-9 10:00 am - 11:30 am Ages 7+ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm TOWNE LAKE SUMMER CAMPS: Monday to Friday INTRO TO GOLF June 8th - 12th Ages 5-9 10:00 am-11:30 am Ages 7+ 9:00 am-12:00 pm INTRO TO GOLF June 22nd - 26th Ages 5-9 10:00 am - 11:30 am Ages 7+ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm INTRO TO GOLF July 20th - 24th Ages 5-9 10:00 am - 11:30 am Ages 7+ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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TENNIS At the time of publication in mid-March, BridgeMill Athletic Club had implemented the following modifications to service due to the Coronavirus outbreak and government restrictions in place: All Club events have been canceled through April 30th. Independent play and some instruction offerings are currently available. Practice social distancing during instruction programs. Water coolers have been removed from the courts, players are asked to bring their own filled water bottle. Any food and beverage will be takeaway and not offered in group settings. 2020 CORPORATE PARTNERS Marco’s Pizza 770-720-1234 Remax Town & Country Erin Romeo 770-851-5437 The Arbor at BridgeMill Senior Living 770-691-0022 Cruise Planners Lori Haigwood 770-845-6411 Manor Lake Assisted Living & Memory Care 678-990-5055 Vanessa Mullen-Realtor Atlanta Communities 770-314-0809 BridgeMill Dentistry 770-704-1812 J.M. Heller Attorney at Law, PC 770-345-1130 Prestige Medical Group 678-494-9669

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PLAYER DEVELOPMENT TENNIS 1-2-3 BEGINNER CLINIC – Learn the basics about strokes and how to play games. 5 week clinic series - Thursday – 7:00-8:00 starting April 16 Fee: $70 for 5 week session. Call the Tennis Pro Shop to sign up or for more information – 770-720-9635 BEGINNER PLAYING DRILLS – For beginning players that have taken the 1-2-3 beginner class or an equivalent, these drills will focus on how to play points. Positioning and strategy will be taught. Players should be able to sustain a short rally. Great program to get you ready for team league play. Mondays – 7:00-8:30 pm - $72.00 for 4 weeks; $20.00 drop in fee if space is available DOUBLES DRILLS – Good practice drills for doubles with the opportunity to play points against different people. Great way to meet other players!! Monday – 7:00-8:30 pm -3.0 & up Tuesday- 7:00-8:30 pm – 4.0 & up Thursday – 6:30-8:00 pm – 4.0 & up Friday -10:00-11:30 am – 3.0 & up Saturday – 10:00-11:30 am – 3.0 & up CARDIOTENNIS – Intense cardio work out on the tennis court. Continuous ball feeding and moving! Friday – 9:00-10:00 am Stop by the Tennis Pro Shop for a complete schedule of adult drills. Be sure and get on our email distribution list to get up to date information on drills and events for adults and juniors. Also, join the BridgeMill Tennis group on the BridgeMill Athletic Club facebook page. Events and other tennis happenings are posted here. Please register in advance for all drills. Space is limited.

BridgeMill had 2 teams in post season ALTA league play. A-3 SENIOR MIXED Captain Lynne Poirier Division Winner & City Finalist B-5 MIXED Captain George O’Neill Division Finalist

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ALTA LEAGUE DEADLINES

JUNIOR TENNIS PROGRAM The junior program at BridgeMill is designed to meet the needs of all our junior players starting at age 5 and up and recreational to advanced tournament players. The goal of our program is to instill a love for the game of tennis in our youth. We encourage and foster a healthy, active lifestyle that players carry with them throughout their lives. Our program is divided into categories based on ability and age. All programs focus on proper stroke development, footwork, fitness, strategy and mental toughness at an age and level appropriate manner. Contact the Tennis Shop for class schedule updates, available space and to sign up. EXCEL FUTURE STARS DEVELOPMENT GROUPS 5-6 years – This group is for our youngest juniors with little or no tennis experience. Our goal in the program is to help children learn and enjoy the game of tennis while improving their overall athletic skills. We focus on basic motor skills like throwing, catching, running and jumping but also learn fundamental racket skills. 7-10 years - These classes are for juniors with little or no tennis experience. We focus on developing athletic skills, fundamental stokes and learning how to play points and keep score. 11-16 years – This group is for players with little or no experience. Players will be taught every shot, how to score, how to play a match. This group is great for those aspiring to play on their high school teams and know what they are doing. Check with the Tennis Pro Shop for class schedule and available space.

EXCEL ACADEMY The Academy group is for intermediate to advanced players, ages 11 & up, who are committed to improving their game. This high energy group of players is striving to play tournaments, high school tennis or working to get a college scholarship. The Head Coach of the academy is Jennifer Pourchier who is also the Head Coach for the Reinhardt University tennis teams! One unique benefit of this is that Academy players often get to hit and train with the college players! Players are divided by ability level and age. Drills focus on proper strokes, footwork, fitness, strategy and mental toughness. The group meets Monday and/or Wednesday from 5:00-7:00pm. This program runs throughout the school year. 2 days per week per month $220/tennis & golf member $230/athletic member $250/non-member 1 day per week per month $135/tennis & golf member $140/athletic member $150/non-member

The registration period for all summer ALTA rosters begins March 23 and the deadline is April 13th. This includes Adult Mixed Doubles, Senior (45 +) Men & Women Players on BridgeMill league teams must be Tennis or Golf members in good standing. Captains must get approval from the Tennis Department before submitting a roster to the league. Posted in the Pro Shop is a list of players looking for teams and teams looking for players. Call the Pro Shop if you want your information on this list. Mon – Fri 9am – 9pm Sat/Sun 9am – 6pm WEATHER DEPENDENT If you plan to play after shop hours and will need lights please book a court in advance so we can turn the lights on for you. BALL RECYCLING Instead of launching your used or bad tennis balls out of the court please drop them off at the Pro Shop or leave them on the tray by the scorekeepers to be recycled. Old tennis balls have a multitude of uses after their tennis life has expired. Teachers, boaters & dog lovers are always calling us for old tennis balls. Plus, tennis balls do not disintegrate into the ground so to be kind to the earth please help us recycle tennis balls.

SAVE THE DATE Memorial Day Round Robin 5/25 TennisFest 8/20 - 8/23

Please check in with the Pro Shop Attendant prior to play. Courts are in high demand so one person per court, whether from a team or individual reservation, should check in with the Pro Shop prior to their reserved court time to verify their court usage and pay any guest fees. The staff also will be able to let you know if there have been any changes to your court number at this time. Tennis courts are for BridgeMill Athletic Club members and their guests only. Accompanied guest fees are $10 per person. Athletic members and their guests are also required to pay the $10 per person court fee. Court fees should be paid before play. Unaccompanied guests are not allowed to use the tennis courts. 770.345.5500 PAGE 25 | APRIL 2020


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TENNIS EXCEL SUMMER TENNIS CAMPS Juniors drill, play games and train in a fun atmosphere for 5 hours a day, 4 days in a row. Campers can’t help but improve their tennis game and they have a chance to make new tennis friends. Players also have a chance to cool off in the BridgeMill pool. All levels are welcome. Groups are divided by age and ability. For juniors 7 – 17 years. Camp meets Monday -Thursday from 9:30 am-2:30 pm Fee/session: $220/Tennis & Golf member $245/Athletic member $270/non-member Session 1: June 8-June 11 Session 2: June 22-June 25 Session 3: July 13-July 16

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by RaNelle Stuckey

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Please join us at the Terraces on Thursday April 16th at 7:00PM for our next monthly meeting as we discuss how we can further meet our community’s needs. We will be planning for our May 2nd – Relay for Life fundraiser. The theme this year is “TV programs” and BSSL has chosen Ghostbusters. The Walk will be from 4:00PM – 11:00PM at Etowah River Park and all proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. Costumes and shirts for Ghostbusters can be found on Amazon and Walmart websites. Nicole Shippy is the captain for Relay for Life. Samantha Kirkpatrick is also heading up this very important fundraiser. Slime will be sold the night of the walk and Kaitlin Shippy-Nicole’s daughter-is the head of that project. Donation will be in honor of Elizabeth Crump. The Lexine Harper Community Service Textbook Scholarship deadline is April 21st. This very special service project is dedicated to the memory of our friend and fellow BSSL member, Lexine Harper. Once a year our club recognizes exemplary seniors graduating from a Cherokee County High School who have committed themselves to service of others in our community. We award two $1,500 scholarships. The applications are online at our website bssl.org. Our February fundraiser – BUNCO for Charity – was such a fun-filled night. We raised $1,895 and those proceeds went to the Cherokee Family Violence Center. Thanks to all that attended! (See photos) Our March fundraiser – Volley for a Cure – has been tentatively rescheduled for June 6, 2020. The BSSL monthly excursion was to Rhodes Hall, a Victorian mansion built in 1904 inspired by Rhineland castles. The original owner was the founder of Rhodes Furniture. His business flourished when he innovated the concept of selling furniture on an installment payment plan. Lunch followed at Empire State South restaurant. (see photo) We also celebrated January and February birthdays (see photos). Our Mission Statement: We are a nonprofit organization that provides community outreach and assistance by organizing various events and programs to raise money or provide needed materials and/or services to those less fortunate in our community. Contact our president, Mary Wiechert mnwiechert@gmail.com or our membership vice-president Sally Peterson - sapeterson61@ gmail.com to learn how you too can be a part of the BSSL.

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Join your community in the largest fight against cancer! Relay For Life of Cherokee County Saturday, May 2, 2020 Etowah River Park 600 Brown Industrial Pkwy, Canton 4PM-11PM To form a team, register as a survivor or to make a donation, visit www.relayforlife.org/cherokeega or call Presenting Sponsor 1-800-227-2345 Option 2 debbie.freeman@cancer.org

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