LexRec Winter 2023 Brochure

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Winter 2023

@lexrecreation Registration Opens Tuesday December 6th lexingtonma.gov/recreation

General information

Mission

To provide the community opportunities to engage in quality, inclusive and accessible programs and services.

Vision

To be a leader in promoting inclusion, community engagement and a healthy active lifestyle.

Registration Information

Registration begins Tuesday, December 6th, 2022. Non-resident registration begins Tuesday, December 13th, 2022. We encourage you to visit our web page at lexingtonma.gov/recreation. Registration is first come, first served. All participants must register, submit payment and a waiver release in order to be eligible to participate in a program. We accept cash, check, MasterCard, VISA, or Discover for payments.

Financial Aid

Requests are available online or by calling. This confidential application process is through the Human Services Department. The amount of financial aid provided is determined by individual need and available funds through the Recreation Enterprise Fund. Thank you to the Fund for Lexington for supporting a portion of the annual scholarship funds.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be submitted in writing via the online request form a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the start of a program or service. A $25.00 processing fee will be incurred for all cancellations unless otherwise noted. Cancellations received less than two weeks prior to the start of a program or service do not qualify for a credit. Credit requests may be given for medical reasons and requires a physician's note. The remaining balance will be in the form of a credit to the household account in which the original registration was made. In the event a program is canceled due to low enrollment or inclement weather (only when a make-up is not available), a full refund will be given. Credits are available up to one calendar year from the date applied.

Inclusion Support

These services are provided for individuals of all ages and abilities who may have a disability, medical condition or life challenge and would like to participate in Recreation programs / events. When requesting services, 1:1 staff are not guaranteed due to staff availability. Inclusion service requests are due by Friday, January 6th. For more information contact Kate DeAngelis, CTRS, kdeangelis@lexingtonma.gov

Full Time Staff Peter Kate Lisa
Contact Us Main Line 781-698-4800 Email recdept@lexingtonma.gov Register lexrecma.myrec.com Contents General Information.................................................................................. 2-3 Youth Programs 4-10 Camps & Clinics 11 Community Events 12 Adult Fitness Classes ........................................................................13-19 Adult Programs ....................................................................................... 20-22 Adult Arts & Enrichment 23 General information Follow us on social media @lexrecreation and visit our website lexingtonma.gov/recreation to stay up to date with program dates, times, and locations! @lexrecreation

Youth Programs

Challenger Futsal Academy

$190 Resident • $200 Non-Resident

Challenger’s Tetra Brazil Futsal Programs offers American players the opportunity to experience the kind of Futsal training that has made Brazil the most successful Futsal nation. Focusing on varied repetition of key techniques in a fast-paced environment will give you an extra edge for your spring season! Participants should bring a water bottle.

Age Day Date Time Where

8-10 Wed 1/11-2/15 5:30-6:30pm Estabrook Gym

Challenger Tiny Tykes Soccer

$180 Resident • $190 Non-Resident

TinyTykes is an innovative program, created by childcare specialists that introduces children ages 2-5 to the basic skills of soccer. Fundamental soccer activities, games, and stories will be used to develop skills in the following areas: Balance, Agility and Coordination, Technical Skills, Gross Motor Skills, Physical Development, Social Skills, Self-Confidence, Communication, and Teamwork. All children will receive a free gift package.

Age Day Date Time Where

2-5 Wed 1/11-2/15 4:30-5:15pm Estabrook Gym

F.A.S.T. Athletics Dodgeball

$150 Resident • $160 Non-Resident

The most intense and exciting program you have ever seen. The students will learn how to work together, strategize and exercise without even knowing it! There are tons of creative and competitive dodgeball games incorporated into this program –there will never be a dull moment!!! Gatorskin dodgeballs will be used which are proven to be the safest dodgeballs out there! Safety rules and regulations will be enforced before each class.

Age Day Date Time Where

7-12 Fri 1/27-3/10 3:15-4:15pm Community Center 006 no class: 2/24

These services are provided for individuals of all ages and abilities who may have a disability, medical condition or life challenge and would like to participate in Recreation programs / events. When requesting services, 1:1 staff are not guaranteed due to staff availability. Inclusion service requests are due by Friday, January 6th. For more information contact Kate DeAngelis, CTRS, kdeangelis@lexingtonma.gov

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INCLUSION
SUPPORT

F.A.S.T. Athletics MiniSports

$150 Resident • $160 Non-Resident

This program is a combination of warm-up games and sports such as soccer, kickball, and T-Ball. It will ease children into learning the basics of all these great games as well as teaching them the importance of teamwork! Each class F.A.S.T. Athletics will have new and exciting games planned for the students.

Age Day Date Time Where

2-5 Thurs 1/12-2/16 4:15-5pm Hastings Gym

F.A.S.T. Athletics Street Hockey

$150 Resident • $160 Non-Resident

Come join F.A.S.T. Athletics for some street hockey fun. Fundamentals of hockey will be taught through training stations during the first portion of the course. One-timers, passing, shooting, and dribbling will be some of the training focus in the beginning. After the instructional period is over, each day will end with a good old fashion street hockey game. At the beginning of class; we will remind the students of safety and good sportsmanship.

Age Day Date Time Where

6-12 Fri 1/27-3/10 2-3pm Community Center Parking Lot no class: 2/24

Youth Programs

F.A.S.T. Athletics SuperSports

$150 Resident • $160 Non-Resident

Get up, get going, get active with a F.A.S.T. Athletics SuperSports Program. F.A.S.T. Athletics will offer a variety of sports each week such as: Soccer, Mat Ball, Basketball, Dodgeball, and Kickball. The Program will include proper stretching and warm-up games as well as learning basic skills of each sport. Each class will end with a high energy game with the sport played that day.

Age Day Date Time Where

6-10 Thurs 1/12-2/16 5-6pm Hastings Gym

All Abilities Basketball

$245 Resident • $255 Non-Resident

An adaptive basketball program that teaches participants with disabilities the basic skills involved in basketball. Participants will foster physical basketball skills while creating social connections with peers. Each basketball session is non-competitive and incorporates fun games to engage everyone!

Age Day Date Time Where

5-8 Wed 1/18-3/15 4:15-5pm Hastings Gym 9-12 Wed 1/18-3/15 5:15-6pm no class: 2/22

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Youth Programs

Pump It Up Basketball $195 Resident

$205 Non-Resident

Under the direction of Lexington standout and college coach Dan Holbrook and former Lexington Most Valuable Player Dan O’Keefe, Pump It Up Basketball strives to teach proper basketball fundamentals to kids who want to improve their skills, stay active, and have fun! It is the perfect program for kids who would like to try out for a team, or for those who are new to basketball. All skill levels are welcome. Through demonstrations, fun drills, and friendly competition, Pump It Up basketball will emphasize both individual and team concepts, while stressing the importance of respect, attitude, and being a good teammate. Participants will receive individual feedback every session, and recommendations on how to improve.

Wicked Cool 4 Kids – LEGO JR. Builders

$240 Resident • $250 Non-Resident

This introductory K-1 LEGO set allows learning through creativity and constructionism using standard-sized LEGO bricks, plates, and Minifigures. Activities focus on cross-curricular learning through design, building, and classification. Earn your builder’s license to construct a bridge, build a wheelchair, and create the machine you invent. Use language skills to set a scene and make sounds.

Session 1

Session 2

5:15-6:15pm

Age Session Day Date Time Where 6-12

Tues 1/10-2/7 4:15-5:15pm Estabrook Gym

Thurs 1/12-2/9 4:15-5:15pm 5:15-6:15pm

Tues 3/7-4/4 4:15-5:15pm 5:15-6:15pm

Thurs 3/9-4/6 4:15-5:15pm 5:15-6:15pm

Wicked Cool 4 Kids – Intro to LEGO WeDo 2.0 $240 Resident • $250 Non-Resident

Learn to program free-roaming LEGO robots and “make science come to life” as science ideas grow from design to action. Get in gear with LEGO’s NEW updated IPad based software to build and program, Milo the Science Rover and other fun untethered robots. Apply robots to solve real-world problems by creating an earthquake-shake table to test house designs, and a bot to sort and recycle items.

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Age Day
Where 5-7 Wed 2/1-3/15 4:30-5:30pm Community
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Age Day Date Time Where 7-11 Wed
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Follow us on social media @lexrecreation and visit our website lexingtonma.gov/recreation to stay up to date with program dates, times, and locations! @lexrecreation
Date Time
Center 230/232
class: 2/22
2/1-3/15 5:45-6:45pm
Center 230/232
class: 2/22

Viking Pre-K & Kindergarten Soccer

$165 Resident • $175 Non-Resident

This fun soccer clinic, offered by Viking Sports, provides guided instruction for children. Children will learn the basics of soccer and build a foundation for learning future soccer skills, thriving in team play, and in general, athleticism. Participants should bring a soccer ball and shin guards are recommended, but not required. All participants will receive a Viking T-Shirt!

Age

Youth Programs

Youth Tennis Lessons

Led by instructor Barry Ndinya, the Winter Youth Tennis Lessons are designed to introduce children ages 6 to 14 to the life-long sport of tennis. The participants will learn the basic rules of the game, work on stroke development and serves (when appropriate) through drills and games. Lessons are held indoors at the Lexington Tennis Club, which is located at 475 Bedford Street in Lexington. Participants must bring a tennis racquet.

Age Day Date Time Fee Where 6-8 Sat 1/7-2/25 3-3:30pm $180 Res Lexington Tennis Club 9-11 Sat 1/7-2/25 3:40-4:10pm 12-14 Sat 1/7-2/25 4:15-5pm $250 Res no class: 1/28 & 2/11

Viking Basketball Clinic

$170 Resident • $180 Non-Resident

Viking's youth basketball clinics introduce players to the basic skills of dribbling, passing and shooting during the first half of the class, followed by a fun scrimmage during the second half; age adjusted rules and lower hoops are used as necessary. Emphasis is on fun and learning. Please bring a basketball and water bottle to each class. All players receive a Viking Sports T-shirt!

Session Day Date Age Time Where

Session 1 Fri 1/13-2/10 5-7 4-4:45pm

Estabrook Gym 7-9 5-5:45pm

Session 2 Fri 3/3-3/31 5-7 4-4:45pm 7-9 5-5:45pm

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Session Day Date Time Where 3-6 Session 1 Fri 1/13-2/10 2-2:45pm Estabrook Gym 3-3:45pm Session 2 Fri 3/3-3/31 2-2:45pm 3-3:45pm

Youth Programs

Archery

$215 Resident • $225 Non-Resident

Archery is an individual sport that provides the opportunity for anyone to do well. The benefits of archery include exercise, mental focus, self-discipline, and social interaction with peers. This program teaches the fundamentals of good form, technique, and how to be safe. Taught by Shawn Bowlby who has 20+ years of experience and has won the national indoor championship 8 times. Archery equipment is provided and will be sanitized and disinfected after every class.

Age Day Date Time Where

9-15 Fri 1/13-2/10 1:30-3pm Harrington Gym 3:30-5pm 3/3-3/31 1:30-3pm 3:30-5pm

INCLUSION SUPPORT

Kids Combined Martial Arts

$135 Resident • $145 Non-Resident

Come to the Community Center and join instructor Charles Crayton Jr., a 6th-degree black belt with 30 years of experience, for classes in combined martial arts. Come away learning self-defense moves of all kinds, a sharper mind, patience, and self-discipline.

Age Day Date Time Where

7-12 Tues 1/10-2/14 4:305:30pm Community Center 006 3/7-4/11

Safe Sitter - Babysitting Training

$225 Resident • $235 Non-Resident

Safe Sitter is not just a class, it's a cause. The only national training program devoted to preparing young pre-teens and teens to be safe in unsupervised settings, whether home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. We provide a medically accurate developmentally appropriate and regularly updated curriculum. Safe Sitter 1-day with CPR is a 6-hour curriculum that includes CPR. It also includes childcare essentials, safety for the sitter, injury management (first aid), preventing problem behavior, and care of the choking infant and child.

Age Day Date Time Where

9-14 Sat 3/11 9:30am-2:30pm Community Center 139

These services are provided for individuals of all ages and abilities who may have a disability, medical condition or life challenge and would like to participate in Recreation programs / events. When requesting services, 1:1 staff are not guaranteed due to staff availability. Inclusion service requests are due by Friday, January 6th. For more information contact Kate DeAngelis, CTRS, kdeangelis@lexingtonma.gov

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Middle School Trips

$80 Resident Only

January 6th - Archery Tag: The game allows 2 teams to battle it with bows and foam-tipped arrows in the Archery Games arena. The gameplay is similar to dodgeball and the ultimate objective is to tag all the opposing players with arrows to eliminate them from the game. There are also no painful marks or bruising from the arrows. 100% safe and an activity that everyone can enjoy! No previous archery experience is required and our skilled staff will take all players through 25 minutes of instruction and target practice. The program will take place at Archery Games Boston (121 Webster Avenue #3 Chelsea, MA 02150).

January 20th - Nashoba Tubing: Cruise the slopes of Nashoba Valley’s Snow Tubing Park, register with your friends, and enjoy one of the fastest-growing winter recreational activities at the largest tubing park in New England! Up to Eighteen lanes are serviced by four lifts and maintained by Nashoba’s experienced grooming fleet, the park provides ideal tubing conditions for thrill seekers of all ages.

For both events meet us at the Community Center by 12:15 pm, both events will go from 1:00-3:00 pm and then we will return to the Community Center for Parent Pickup. We can't wait to see you!

Age Session Day Date Time Where

11-14

Youth Programs

Kids Test Kitchen

$240 Resident • $250 Non-Resident

Each class presents students with an opportunity to explore new or familiar foods in their raw, unmanipulated state. Then, working as a team, we’ll slice, dice, peel, measure, and cook until we’ve prepared the finished dish. During this in-person, winter session we’ll celebrate ingredients that will offer ideas for quick and healthy dishes for the family to enjoy together. At the end of class your aspiring chef will receive the main ingredient, or a sample of the finished dish, and the recipe. Each session arrives with fresh new recipes and ideas to inspire your healthy eater! Kids have food allergies, but they shouldn’t miss out on the fun. We know allergies and can work around them, making sure that everyone is having fun and staying safe.

Age Day Date Time Where

6-10 Thurs 1/12-2/16 4:30-5:30pm Community Center 139 3/2-4/6 4:30-5:30pm

Learn to Play: Intro to Dungeons & Dragons

$235 Resident • $245 Non-Resident

Please note that you are able to register if you have taken the class before or if you are a new student. If you are a new student your class description is "Learn to Play" if you are an existing student your class description is "How to win Friends". Both new and existing students will register for the "Learn to Play: Intro to Dungeons & Dragons!" class. If you have any questions please email Tom: tromano@lexingtonma.gov

Learn to Play Dungeons & Dragons: The Giant’s Table: Become a hero and embark on a daring adventure in Dungeons & Dragons, the world’s oldest and best role playing game! Trouble is brewing in the small hamlet of Pellaford: a messenger carrying an important item has gone missing and strange mishaps have begun to plague the town. As heroes, you have been hired to find the courier and uncover the mystery surrounding the nearby wooded plateau called the Giant’s Table. Over the course of six sessions, we'll learn the rules of the game and play through the entire adventure as a team. Players will select from an assortment of pre-generated characters so we can jump right in and start playing. Designed for girls & boys who are new to D&D, though kids with past experience are also welcome.

Archery Tag Fri 1/6 12:153:30pm

Departs from Community Center Lower Parking Lot Nashoba Tubing Fri 1/20

Dungeons & Dragons: How to Win Friends and Influence People, Part One: Caravan of Secrets (If you participated in the Fall session this is the adventure you will continue): A plume of smoke on the horizon means trouble for our heroes. After a sudden and ferocious attack, a large group of homesteaders calls upon you for help, as several of their traveling companions have been taken captive by goblins under the command of a pair of orcish siblings. With no ransom demands made, questions persist: why were these people taken, and what does it have to do with the plans of an evil warlord named Karmaugh?

Age Day Date Time Where

8-13 Thurs 1/12-3/23 4-5:30pm Community Center 237 no class: 2/23

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a Reader

Raising a Reader is an evidence-based early literacy program employing interactive, dialogic reading strategies that engage children while sharing books. Each week we will focus on new strategies by asking good questions as we share books together. We will also sing, move, build vocabulary, early literacy skills, and a love of books. Our Red Bag Lending Library provides families with 4 new books each week that are returned and exchanged the following week. Our group will meet outside at the Lexington Community Center. If the weather is uncooperative, we will meet on Zoom! Questions, please contact Jodi @ jlevin@familyaccess.org

Sponsored by Family ACCESS Community Connections, through a CFCE grant from the MA Department of Early Education and Care. Visit our website: familyaccesscommunityconnections.com

Join Super Soccer Stars for some soccer fun this winter! At Super Soccer Stars, it is their goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Their philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Their specially designed curricula use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun. Super Soccer Stars will be offering a variety of programs on Saturdays this winter for boys and girls ages 2-7.

PLEASE NOTE: Register online at Boston.supersoccerstars.com or by calling (781) 777-7171.

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Programs
Age Day Date Time Where 11-17 Mon 1/9-2/27 4:30–6pm Community Center Ping Pong Room 3/6-4/10 5-10 Fri 1/13-2/17 3-4:30pm 3/10-4/14 no class: 1/16 & 2/20 Youth Advisory Board aka Decision Makers! | Ages 14-18 Email Tom at tromano@lexingtonma.gov if you are interested. Join Tom Romano, Youth & Family Program Coordinator to be part of the conversation on how you can... The first meeting to plan the grant-funded events will be on Friday Dec. 9th
Pizza will be served, come chat about and plan future youth events for this spring! We’re looking for you. ■ Build a community for youth at the LCC! ■ Be the voice to help plan, implement, and deliver engaging programs. ■ Design a teen room at the Community Center. ■ Help plan teen events for the coming year using funds awarded by the Community Endowment of Lexington 3 3 3 3
FREE
Youth
Table Tennis with Olivia Lam $135 Resident • $145 Non-Resident This program is designed for youth and teens to learn table tennis skills and stay fit. Table tennis helps improve hand-eye coordination, reflexes, and balance. Class starts with 10 minutes of warm-up, followed by practicing racket grips and basic strokes for 30 minutes. The class will end with single/double games.
from 6:30-7:30pm.
Raising
Age Day Date Time Where 2-5 Wed 2/1-3/15 1-1:30pm Community Center 108

Camps & Clinics

F.A.S.T. Athletics School Vacation Week Sports Mania

Join us for four fun-filled days of sports and games with our F.A.S.T. Athletics Sports Mania program. All participants will have a great time playing soccer, basketball, flag football, dodgeball, and kickball. The fun continues with hand ball and pillow polo. Each day begins with proper stretching and warm-up games, and follows with the teaching of basic skills in the sports we play that day. Program will be offered in a safe and FUN environment. Please bring a water bottle, snack, and drink. Full day participants should also bring a peanut-free lunch. Be sure to register early!

Age Day Date Time Fee Where

7-12

Archery – February Break

$195 Resident

Archery is an individual sport that provides the opportunity for anyone to do well. The benefits of archery include exercise, mental focus, self-discipline, and social interaction with peers. This program teaches the fundamentals of good form, technique, and how to be safe. Taught by Shawn Bowlby who has 20+ years of experience and has won the national indoor championship 8 times. Archery equipment is provided and will be sanitized and disinfected after every class.

Tues-Fri 12/27/2212/30/22 9am-12pm $160 Res Fiske Gym 9am-3pm $210 Res Tues-Fri 2/21-2/24 9am-12pm $190 Res 9am-3pm $260 Res

Right Brain Curriculum Public Speaking Vacation

Program | $275 Resident

Famously, Americans' number one fear is public speaking while death only ranks number two. If that's so, this profound fear probably starts at an early age. In our Public Speaking class, we take the fear out of speaking before an audience by getting kids talking in front of a supportive group about things in which they are interested. They write speeches on subjects of their choice and practice delivering them to the assembled students. As the kids practice in this low-pressure environment, they learn skills like standing up tall, using a loud voice, and making eye contact. We also watch famous and not-so-famous public speakers and critique what is successful and unsuccessful in their deliveries. The class concludes with students creating a TV news broadcast in which they serve as anchors.

Age Day Date Time Where 9-13 Tues-Fri 2/21-2/24 9am-12pm Community Center 237

February FUN! $300 Resident

February Break Vacation Camp is an all-inclusive camp that will be a week filled with arts & crafts, outdoor games, and teambuilding games that will engage everyone! Make sure to dress for the weather. We can't wait to see you. All participants must provide a physical/immunization record at the time of registration to be able to participate in camp. The camp must comply with the regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local Board of Health.

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Age Day Date Time Where 7-11 Tues-Fri 2/21-2/24 9am-3pm Community Center 230 & 232
Age Day Date Time Where 9-15 TuesFri 2/21-2/24 9:30-11am Harrington Gym 11:15am-12:45pm

Events are fun for all ages! Bring a friend, family member, or neighbor and let the fun begin! Light refreshments will be served. Pre-registration is required, you are not guaranteed a spot if you show up the day of.

Bingo Night

$25 Per Group

Will you be able to get 5 in a row without using the free space? We will be playing many themed bingo games where you can win some great prizes for local Lexington Businesses as well as S.W.A.G.

Family Feud

$25 Per Group

Name one thing your family members use but never replace...? This family feud is a 3-game guarantee bracket-style game so you will have many times to play. Gather the team and be quick with the buzzer.

Minute to Win it

$25 Per Group

Think you can balance 5 dice on a Popsicle stick in your mouth for 60 seconds without dropping it? This is the event for your team. There will be a series of fun activities using household items to complete tasks in a minute or less. See if your team can win it all!

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Age Day Date Time Where 8+ Sat 1/28 10:30am-12:30pm Community Center 139 Age Day Date Time Where 8+ Sat 3/4 10:30am-12:30pm Community Center 139 Age Day Date Time Where 5+ Sat 2/11 10:30am-12:30pm Community Center 139 Community events Follow us on social media @ lexrecreation and visit our website lexingtonma.gov/recreation to stay up to date with program dates, times, and locations! @lexrecreation INCLUSION SUPPORT These services are provided for individuals of all ages and abilities who may have a disability, medical condition or life challenge and would like to participate in Recreation programs / events. When requesting services, 1:1 staff are not guaranteed due to staff availability. Inclusion service requests are due by Friday,
information contact Kate DeAngelis, CTRS,
January 6th. For more
kdeangelis@lexingtonma.gov

Adult Fitness Classes

Active Agers with Carolyn Martin

$84 Resident • $94

Non-Resident

This class is designed with 30 minutes of standing exercises, followed by 30 minutes of floor exercises. You will enjoy a combination of cardio fitness and muscle conditioning with the additional elements of yoga and Tai Chi sprinkled in. These styles are blended into movements to help with an individuals balance, agility and strength, and to keep you invigorated for your everyday activities. In addition, you will receive instruction about how to execute these exercises and why we are doing certain movements to enhance your overall fitness experience. Stretching and relaxation included at the end of the class. Please have water for drinking during class, 2 - 5 lbs dumb bells. You can use 2 water bottles, or canned goods for weights too. Instructor: Carolyn Martin conducted via zoom, with option to come to the Community Center to work out with classmates.

Age Day Date Time Where

18+ Tues 1/10-3/28 9:30-10:25am Zoom Thurs 1/12-3/30

Daoyin Meditation Teaching Program

$120 Resident • $130 Non-Resident

“Daoyin” is the ancient name of “Qigong” in China. It includes meditation along with gentle stretching and exercise. The Daoyin Meditation Teaching Program, developed by Dr. Jing Liu*, combines the principles of Daoyin meditation and Taiji with medical science to enhance both mental and physical health through a series of easy, safe, fun-filled and effective training courses particularly suited for improving circulation, balance, fitness, strength, and immune function in seniors. The teaching program has been taught for 7 years with over 5,000 participants who have received training and experienced positive health benefits.

Age Day Date Time Where

18+ Fri 1/13-3/31 11:15am-12:15pm Community Center 006

Table Tennis with Olivia Lam $135 Resident • $145 Non-Resident

Age Day Date Time Where

18+

Tues 1/10-2/14 10-11:30am Community Center Ping Pong Room

This program is designed for adults and seniors to learn table tennis skills and stay fit. Table tennis helps improve hand-eye coordination, reflexes, and balance. Class starts with 10 minutes of warm-up, followed by practicing racket grips and basic strokes for 30 minutes. The class will end with single/ double games.

3/7-4/11 Thurs 1/12-2/16 3/9-4/13 Sat 1/14-2/18 3/11-4/15

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Adult Fitness Classes

Fit & Fabulous with Maureen Gaines

This class is a total body fitness workout, offering exercises for strength, endurance, balance and flexibility. The class begins with warm up movements and concludes with stretching exercise and opportunities to relax the mind and body. You are encouraged to use free weights, If available (canned goods, water bottles, etc) to enhance strength exercises, and resistance items (stretch bands, tubes, barre balls, small pillow, etc) to enhance exercises. Instructor: Maureen Gaines conducted via Zoom Age Day Date Time Fee Where

Mon 1/9-3/27 10-10:55am $70 Res $80 Non-Res Community Center 006 or Zoom

18+

Wed 1/11-3/29 10-10:55am $84 Res $94 Non-Res Zoom

no class: 1/16 & 2/20

Line Dance with Paul

Line dancing is great fun while you improve memory skills, strengthen bones, develop better balance, relieve stress, and put a smile on your face. Each dance is broken down first, demonstrated and then danced to contemporary music that you will enjoy! No need to have a partner, it is something for everyone and no experience is necessary!

Age Day Date Time Fee Where

18+ Tues

1/102/14 1:302:30pm $42 Res $52 Non-Res Community Center 006 2/283/28 1:302:30pm $35 Res $45 Non-Res

Power Yoga with Lisa Marie Rankin

Join us for a 60-minute power yoga practice set to upbeat music. Power yoga links movements and postures to breath, encouraging the development of strength, flexibility, mental focus and stamina. You'll get a full body workout to enhance balance and endurance both physically and mentally. You'll leave the class energized and inspired. Instructor: Lisa Marie Rankin conducted in person.

Age Day Date Time Fee Where

18+ Wed

1/11-2/15 12-1pm $72 Res $82 Non-Res Community Center 006 3/1-3/29 12-1pm $60 Res $70 Non-Res

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Adult Fitness Classes

Forever Fit with Judy Whitney – FREE

This program is funded by a generous grant from the Dana Home Foundation.

On a scale of 1-10, how fit are you? Many times, we blame difficulty bending, walking upstairs, carrying groceries, weight gain, overall fatigue and slowing down as "getting old" rather than being "out of shape." Just as being “out of shape” can happen at any age, getting back “in shape’ can happen at any age too! Whether your goal is to develop strength, build endurance, improve balance, increase flexibility and agility, reduce stress, we can help you. We use modifications and rely on many fitness disciplines to empower each person to succeed. There are three components to this program: individual assessments, group instruction and working one -to-one with an expert Personal Trainer, skilled in determining the best way to achieve mutually agreed upon goals.

Over the past seven years, the Dana Home Foundation has generously offered this program to empower their senior citizens to learn how to become stronger, healthier and more physically fit. This grant has been renewed again due to the recent successes of its participants. We urge you to seriously consider accepting this gift of wellness to empower you to be Forever Fit!

Classes are Monday and Wednesday at 2:15 pm. One to one sessions will be by appointment only. Pre-register to attend an info meeting with Judy Whitney on January 18 at 2:30 pm, in person or via Zoom. Forever Fit Class Registration will open after the meeting. For more information please email Judy Whitney: judithawhitney@gmail.com

Age Day Date Time Where

60+ Wed 1/18 2:30-3:30pm Community Center 139

Total Fitness

with

Judy Whitney $63 Resident • $73 Non-Resident

Aerobic routines paired with upbeat music make up the first 30 minutes of this class. Exercises for agility, muscle conditioning, balance and stretching complete the hour. This workout is challenging yet safe, and easily modified for all fitness levels. A choreographer and Personal Trainer for over 25 years, Judy selects exercises from varied disciplines including dance, Yoga and Pilates to attain the best all-around workout. Instructor: Judy Whitney conducted in person in room 139 or via zoom.

Age Day Date Time Where

18+ Mon 1/23-3/27 1:15-2:10pm Community Center 139

no class: 2/20

INCLUSION SUPPORT

Chair Fitness Fun with Judy Whitney $77 Resident • $87 Non-Resident

Looking to improve your aerobic capacity, but not yet able to stand for long periods of time? Take a seat for 30 minutes while listening to music that makes you want to dance! Each class also includes 20 minutes of standing or seated strengthening exercises of the major muscle groups in the body. We end with a relaxing cool down. This workout is a fun way to improve your overall health. Every class is unique; no two classes are ever the same! Instructor: Judy Whitney conducted in person in room 139 or via Zoom.

Age Day Date Time Where

18+ Wed 1/18-3/29 1:15pm-2:10pm Community Center 139

These services are provided for individuals of all ages and abilities who may have a disability, medical condition or life challenge and would like to participate in Recreation programs / events. When requesting services, 1:1 staff are not guaranteed due to staff availability. Inclusion service requests are due by Friday, January 6th. For more information contact Kate DeAngelis, CTRS, kdeangelis@lexingtonma.gov

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Adult Fitness Classes

Osteoporosis - Prevention and Natural Treatment

Instructors: Beverley Ikier, certified with the National Council of Strength and Fitness, Board Certified Muscular Therapist, member of Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation, and creator of OsteofitnessTM. Kerri Powers is a ACE Certified Personal Trainer, LifeStyle Management Nutrition Specialist, and the owner of Fitness Together in Lexington, Ma.

Description: Evidence shows that treatment for osteoporosis is multifaceted, involving not only strength training, but nutrition and lifestyle changes, too. OsteofitnessTM combines strength training, stretching, balance and proprioceptive training, and fall-prevention techniques to create a comprehensive program geared at building new bone. This program targets the common osteoporotic sites including the total hip, total spine, lumbar spine, neck of the femur, and wrists. Health education on how to live with osteoporosis, bone-health nutrition, and stress-management skills are taught as part of each class. Members have seen improvement in their bone scan T-scores after participating in the OsteofitnessTM program!

OsteofitnessTM Perks: Members received one free half-hour consultation, and email coaching throughout the session with Beverley Ikier. This is aimed at making a personalized plan to treat your osteoporosis. The OsteofitnessTM Newsletter discusses important topics pertaining to osteoporosis, general health, stress management, bone-health nutrition, strengthening for osteoporosis, along with interest and travel pieces. The Bites with Bev recipes, include both carne (meatbased) and vegetarian recipes designed with bone-health nutrition in-mind. Both are sent to members each month as part of the program. Two floating videos are included in the program: A pre-recorded OsteofitnessTM and a new Self-Care class. Both videos are available to watch at your convenience for the duration of the session.

OsteofitnessTM Sessions Spring Session begins April 13th , 2022 and ends July 1 st , 2022 10 AM Zoom Wednesdays and Fridays in Lexington *classes also available in Concord on alternate days. Call for more information. OsteofitnessTM Includes

Bone strengthening classes

Education on:

Equipment needed: "Beverley" ball (which is a 35cm inflatable, bouncy ball), hand weights, an exercise mat (not a yoga mat), and ankle weights. Please visit osteofitness.com under equipment and apparel for more information. Wear comfortable exercise clothing. You will be emailed a Zoom link in advance of each class.

Osteoporosis

Bone-health nutrition

Stress management

Free 30 minute consultation

Pre recorded class video

16 OSTEOFITNESSTM FOR OSTEOPOROSIS OSTEOFITNESSTM builds bone OSTEOFITNESSTM improves T-scores OSTEOFITNESSTM reduces facture risk OSTEOFITNESSTM is holistic Ikier Wellness Center also offers muscular therapy! Beverley Ikier is a licensed MUSCULAR THERAPY for: ❖ Pain relief ❖ Posture correction ❖ Stress reduction The Ikier Wellness Center 336 Baker Avenue Concord, MA 01742 Phone: (978) 254-5620 ikierwellness@osteofitness.com
Monthly newsletter
Bone-friendly recipes
Kerri Powers as model, CPT Beverley Ikier as instructor OsteofitnessTM with Beverley Ikier and Kerri Powers | $420 Resident • $430 Non-Resident
Age Day Date Time Where 18+ Wed & Fri 1/11-3/31 10-10:55am Community Center 006 no class: 2/24

Adult Fitness Classes

Seated Strength & Balance with Pearl Pressman

$168 Resident • $178 Non-Resident

This seated class is designed to accommodate individuals of various fitness levels and abilities and can be adapted to meet the particular needs of any of the participants. The class begins with a thorough warm-up for both the joints and the muscles. The warm-up is followed by strength training for all the major muscle groups of the body using hand weights (or household objects) and body weight, as well as a few minutes of standing balance exercises for those who are able. The class concludes with gentle stretching exercises to increase flexibility and reduce muscle tension. Instructor: Pearl Pressman conducted via Zoom

Age Day Date Time Where

18+ Tues & Thurs 1/10-3/30 11-11:55am Zoom

Strength Training with Pearl Pressman

$168 Resident • $178 Non-Resident

This 55-minute class will help you build a stronger, more sculpted body, improve posture and balance and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. You will also learn proper weight-training techniques, which is key to success. The class begins with a brief warm-up, followed by strength training exercises for all the major muscle groups of the body, both standing, seated and on the floor, and concludes with gentle stretching exercises to increase flexibility and reduce muscle tension. The class is designed to accommodate participants of all fitness levels and abilities. A chair, athletic shoes, hand weights, an exercise mat, and water are recommended.

Instructor: Pearl Pressman conducted via Zoom

Age Day Date Time Where

18+ Tues & Thurs 1/10-3/30 12-12:55pm Zoom

Zumba Toning with Yachun Lin

$70 Resident • $80 Non-Resident

Zumba Gold Toning takes the Zumba dance party fun, adding in light weights to enhance muscle strength, tone and endurance with Latin and international music. We will also work on balance and coordination. Please wear sturdy sneakers and have a pair of dumbbells between 1lb to 2.5lb. (Please do not exceed 2.5lb) Instructor: Yachun Lin conducted via Zoom

Age Day Date Time Where

18+ Mon 1/09-3/27 10:30-11:25am Zoom no class: 1/16 & 2/20

Zumba Gold with Yachun Lin | $70 Resident

• $80

Non-Resident

Zumba Gold is a Latin-inspired dance-fitness party for active older adults, beginners, and anyone who is looking to dance and have a great time without jumping! Easy-to-follow and feel-good routines to international beats. Each routine starts out with basic steps and adds on to each step as the song progresses. This creates the opportunity to add more intensity or lower the intensity level based on each individuals fitness abilities and preferences. Zumba Gold classes focus on building strength, cardiovascular health, balance, coordination, and flexibility. Please wear sturdy sneakers and bring water. Instructor: Yachun Lin conducted via Zoom

Age Day Date Time Where

18+ Wed 1/11-3/29 10:30-11:25am Zoom no class: 2/15 & 2/22

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Adult Fitness Classes

Essentrics with Cindy Lewis

$84 Resident • $94 Non-Resident

Essentrics is a dynamic, full-body workout suitable for all fitness levels, that simultaneously combines stretching and strengthening while engaging all 650 muscles. This program rebalances and tones the body, leaving you feeling more flexible and energized. Please bring a yoga mat, towel and water. Instructor: Cindy Lewis conducted via Zoom

Age Day Date Time Where

18+ Wed 1/11-3/29 11-11:55am Zoom

Cardio Room Orientation – FREE

Have you wanted to use the cardio equipment but feel too intimidated by all the screens and buttons! Personal Trainer, Judy Whitney, will be available to give an introduction to the cardio machines and provide tips on how to make the most of your workout.

Age Day Date Time Where

18+ Fri 12/2/22, 2/3, 3/3 1011am Community Center 008

Remembering Karen Norton

We lost a member of our Community Center Family this year. Karen E. Norton, of Arlington, passed away peacefully at the age of 49 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital on July 12, 2022. She was the beloved daughter of the late George F. Norton. Karen resided in Arlington for the majority of her life. She graduated from Arlington High School, class of 1990. She received a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts at Boston University, class of 1994. She wore many hats in her post-college life; including Show Artist for the World of Animation at Walt Disney World, professional portrait and wedding photographer, and Municipal Assistant at the Lexington Community Center, where her smiling face and infectious laugh greeted visitors at the front desk. Karen will be missed dearly and thought of often.

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Adult Fitness Classes

Aerobics for Active Adults with Diane Taylor $70 Resident • $80 Non-Resident

This class will include a warm up, low-impact aerobic dancing, muscle toning with light weights, and stretching. Please wear layered exercise clothes and sneakers or sturdy shoes. Please bring a towel or mat to lay on, a water bottle and a sense of humor. Instructor: Diane Taylor conducted in person in room 006 at the Community Center.

Age Day Date Time Where 18+ Mon 1/9-3/27 11:15am-12:10pm Community Center 006 no class: 1/16 & 2/20

A seasonal membership is required for the morning drop-in program. The membership is also valid for the adult evening drop-in program. This program does not meet on holidays or during school vacations.

Day Date Mon, Wed, & Fri 9/2/22-8/30/23

Evening Drop-In Gym LHS Field House $75 Res • $100 Non-Res $5 Res • $6 Non-Res Daily Fee

Day Date Mon-Thurs 1/3-4/13

Yoga with Keith Herndon

Age

Day

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Date Time Fee
Mon 1/93/27 7-7:55pm $100 Res $110
Wed
$120
Join certified instructor Keith Herndon in this physically balancing workout of Yoga on Monday or Wednesday evenings from the comfort of your own home or in our studio. Yoga is famous for harmonizing mind and body through stretching, breathing, deep relaxation, range of movement, and a calm inner focus, Participants should have a yoga mat and a water bottle. Instructor: Keith Herndon conducted in person in room 006 or via Zoom. $130
Where 18+
Non-Res Community Center 006 or Zoom
1/113/29 7-7:55pm
Res
Non-Res no class: 1/16 & 2/20
Early Morning Drop-In Gym LHS Field House $115 Res • $140 Non-Res
A season pass may be purchased or a daily guest fee must be paid for the evening drop-in program. This program does not meet on holidays or during school vacations.

Adult Programs

Come to the Diamond Middle School gym for 9 weeks of pick-up basketball. Bring sneakers and a water bottle, and tell your friends and neighbors. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Register early!

Age Day Date Time Where 18+ Wed 1/11-3/15 8-10pm Diamond Gym Fri 1/13-3/17 6-8pm no class: 2/22 & 2/24

Remembering Bodil Nilsson

Our Lexington community recently lost a special person, Bodil Nilsson, who was a long time, beloved member of the Town early morning Bootcamp. She was a participant for many years, and in 2019 she agreed to lead the Bootcamp—a role she continued until this past Spring. Bodil was appreciated for all the time and preparation she put into running the program. Her energy and spirit both inspired and motivated all of the 'Bootcampers' to give their best effort, to ‘make no excuses,’ and most of all to have fun. She led by example with her focused workout, encouraged self-belief and positivity, and always brought smiles with her delightful sense of humor. Bodil brought together a community of morning ‘workout’ friends, she was the center of her family’s world, and she truly cared for every person she touched in life. She will be sadly missed and always remembered.

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Pick-Up Basketball | $75 Resident • $85 Non-Resident

Adult Programs

Pickleball

Age Session Day Date Time Fee Where

18+

For more information, visit: usapa.org/player-skill-rating-definitions

Early Morning Boot Camp (All Levels)

7:30-9pm

Advanced Beginner/ Intermediate Tues 1/103/14 6-8pm $85 Res 8-10pm

Beginner Mon 1/93/20 6-7:30pm $75 Res Diamond Gym

Try out the fastest growing sport in the U.S.! Similar to table tennis, badminton, and tennis, it is a fun, active game that can be mastered by anyone. We will be offering separate sessions for Beginners (Mondays), Advanced Beginners/Intermediate (Tuesdays), and Advanced (Thursdays) players at the Diamond Middle School. Equipment will be provided and all levels of experience are welcomed. Instruction on the various strokes, serving, and overall game play will be provided during the Beginner session. Due to the popularity of these programs, participants must only register for one session. Be sure to sign-up for the appropriate level class. Beginner - anyone who hasn’t played before, USAPA level 1.0-2.0; Advanced Beginner/ Intermediate - USAPA level 2.5-3.0; AdvancedUSAPA level 3.5+).

Advanced Thurs 1/123/16 6-8pm $85 Res 8-10pm

no class: 1/16, 2/20, 2/21, & 2/23

Age Day Date Time Fee Where

This popular 12-week full-body exercise program is for all ages and levels of fitness. Beginners, and anyone looking to re-start their fitness routine, are welcome. Join us for this fun, energetic, community-based course that blends upper and lower body weight exercise as well as cardiovascular activities. Lori Becker and Kevin Sheridan from CrossFit Exclamation (CFE) Fitness lead this welcoming program. All levels of ability are welcome to participate. Participants should bring a jump rope, exercise mat, and two 5-10 lb. hand weights.

18+

Tues 12/13/223/14 6-7am $130 Res $140 Non-Res Lexington High School Field House

Thurs 12/15/223/16

Tues & Thurs 12/13/223/16 6-7am $220 Res $230 Non-Res no class: 12/27/22, 12/29/22, 2/21, & 2/23

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Programs Volleyball | $85 Resident • $95 Non-Resident
gym
Age Day Date Time Where 18+ Wed 1/11-3/15 7-9pm Estabrook Gym Fri 1/13-3/17 7-9pm no class: 2/22 & 2/24 Age Day Date Time Where 18+ Mon 1/9-3/20 7-9pm Estabrook Gym Thurs 1/12-3/16 no class: 1/16, 2/20, & 2/23 Badminton $85 Resident • $95 Non-Resident Grab your badminton racquets, sign-up with a friend or two, and come join us at the Estabrook School gym for 9 weeks of badminton. No instruction is provided.
Adult
Come to the Estabrook School
for 9 weeks of volleyball. Be sure to tell your friends and neighbors. No instruction is provided. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Register early!

Adult Arts & Enrichment

Beginner Bridge $110 Resident • $120 Non-Resident

Engage your brain - learn to play bridge! Bridge is an exciting card game of logic and detective work and it is a great way to be social and make new friends. You will learn by playing, not lectures, getting all the basics, including how to bid, play, and defend in modern bridge. You'll play this absorbing game with a partner against another pair, so bring a friend (or foursome!) if you can. Singles are welcome and will be paired up in class. Learn bridge, and you'll enjoy many years of entertainment, mental challenge, and friendship. Note: This is a beginner class, and it's also open to players who would like a refresher. Required text is Audrey Grant's Bridge Basics 1, available online for around $15.

Nancy Olt is a lifelong card player who learned bridge in college and has been teaching since she retired 4 years ago. Nancy’s love for bridge and patient, humorous approach make her popular with new players. She has a gift for teaching that will make bridge easy for you!

Nancy resides in Lexington, MA.

Creative Card Making with Marion Davis

Learn to design and create handmade greeting cards for all occasions. Workshop instruction will include a short demonstration of the monthly focus card, handouts to take home for the cards we work on, suggestions for designs, fun folds, assistance learning to use tools, and advice on which materials to use. All materials and tools are included. Each month focuses on various aspects of card ideas so you can create cards for your needs!

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