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Registration Opens Wednesday August 25th lexingtonma.gov/recreation

we are excited to announce

WINTER 2022 Ski & Snowboard Stay tuned for more details.

@lexrecreation CHECK OUT

September

October

November

Fairy House

Story Walk

Daffodils for Days

December

our monthly

POP-UP

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Winter Wonderland


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General Information Mission Statement

Full Time Staff

To provide affordable, quality programs meeting the needs of the community. We are committed to providing active and passive leisure opportunities that are educational, fun and life-enriching. The Department promotes participation by all Lexington residents in safe, accessible, and well-maintained facilities.

Melissa Battite, CPRP Director

Peter Coleman, CPRP Assistant Director of Recreation Christine Dean, CPRP Community Center Director

Registration Information Registration is available online beginning August 25, 2021. Nonresident registration will begin September 1st. 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.

Melinda Spencer Administrative Manager

Financial Aid

Hayato Tsurumaki Recreation Supervisor Thomas Romano, CPRP Youth & Family Program Coordinator Kate DeAngelis, CTRS Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Ann McKean Department Assistant

Cherie Robinson Administrative Assistant

Lisa Aboyan Financial Administrative Assistant

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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 request form a minimum of two 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 physicians not to process a credit request. 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 given.

Inclusion Support Inclusion support can be provided for any in person programs. To learn more about inclusion support or to request support, contact kdeangelis@lexingtonma.gov

Follow us on social media @lexrecreation and visit our website lexingtonma.gov/ recreation to stay up to date with pop-up program dates, times, and locations!


Contents General Information....................................................................................... 2 2021 POP-UP Programs............................................................................. 3 Adult Fitness Classes................................................................................... 4 Adult Programs................................................................................................. 10

Contact Us

Lexington Next................................................................................................... 13

Main Line 781-698-4800

O.W.L.L......................................................................................................................... 15

Email recdept@lexingtonma.gov

Youth Leagues & Programs............................................................... 16

Register lexrecma.myrec.com

Empow Studios 1-Day Holiday Classes!............................ 19 Therapeutic Recreation......................................................................... 30

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2021 pop-up programs

These projects are funded through CHNA 15 DoN finds from Lahey Hospital and Medical Center and Winchester Hospital.

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January

February

March

April

Decorate & Donate

Heart Healthy Fitness Trails

Pot of Gold

Bunny Hop

May

June

July

August

Flower Power

Family Camp Out

Park Passport

Ice Cream Social

September

October

November

December

Fairy House

Story Walk

Daffodils for Days

Winter Wonderland


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Adult Fitness Classes

Active Agers with Carolyn Martin ZOOM Tuesdays — $72 Resident • $85 Non-Resident Thursdays — $60 Resident • $70 Non-Resident

Enjoy a combination of cardio fitness and muscle conditioning with yoga and Tai Chi sprinkled throughout 30 minutes of standing exercises and 30 minutes of floor exercises. Styles are blended to help with balance, agility and strength, and for your everyday activities. You will receive instruction on how to execute the exercises and why certain movements enhance your overall fitness experience. Age Day Stretching and relaxation at the end of the class. Please bring drinking water and 2–5 lbs dumbbells. 2 water bottles or canned goods can be Tues 18+ used for weights as well.

Thurs

Date

Time

Where

9/7-11/23

10-10:55am

9/9-11/18

10-10:55am

Zoom

no class: 11/11, 11/25

Chair Fitness Fun with Judy Whitney ZOOM $72 Resident • $82 Non-Resident 4

Looking to improve your aerobic capacity, but not yet able to stand for long periods of time? Take a seat while listening to dance tunes as you move your way to better health. Each class includes standing or seated strengthening exercises of the major muscle groups. We end with a relaxing cool down.

Age Day

Date

Time

Where

60+

9/8-11/24

1-1:55pm

Zoom

Wed

Cardio Room Orientation with Judy Whitney IN PERSON ONLY Funded by the Dana Home Foundation Have you wanted to use the cardio equipment but feel too intimidated by all the screens and buttons! Personal Trainer, Judy Whitney gives an introduction to the cardio machines and provide tips on how to make the most of your workout.

This class will include a warm up, low-impact aerobic dancing, and 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.

Age 18+

Day Date

Time

Community Center Tent

Dance Jam with Yachun Lin – ZOOM $72 Resident • $82 NonResident Join a lively class to groove and sing along (optional) to popular Pop, Hip-Hop and Salsa tunes. The class will guide you through an easy to follow dance choreography that will definitely get you moving your feet and lifting your heart rate for a full-body cardio workout. No dance experience necessary.

Where

Age Day

Date

Time

Wed 9/15

2-2:55pm

9/9-11/18

11-11:55am

2-2:55pm

Community Center Cardio Fitness Room 008

18+

Wed 10/13

JOBS /VOLUNTEER!

Where

Tues 9/7-11/23 9:45-10:40am

Time

Age Day Date 60+

Aerobics for Active Adults with Diane Taylor IN PERSON ONLY $72 Resident • $82 Non-Resident

Thurs

Where Zoom

no class: 9/16, 11/11, 11/25

Volunteer Coaches and Job Opportunities: lexingtonma.gov/recreation-community-programs/ employment-volunteer-opportunities


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Evening Yoga with Keith Herndon ZOOM Join certified instructor Keith Herndon in this physically balancing evening workout of Yoga from the comfort of your own home. 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. *Register for both Monday and Wednesday you will get the second class at half price*

Age Session Fee Wed 18+ M & W Mon

Date

Time

$100 Resident • $110 NR

9/8-11/24

7-7:55pm

$150 Resident • $160 NR

9/8-11/24

7-7:55pm

$90 Resident • $100 NR 9/31-9/22 no class: 9/6, 10/11, 10/18, 10/20, 11/24

7-7:55pm

Increase your strength, endurance, flexibility and balance in this energetic whole-body circuit workout. Using hand weights, you will alternate muscle-building exercises with aerobic challenges and balance drills. 3- to 5-pound dumbbells are recommended, but canned goods and water bottles also work.

Age Day Date

Time

Where

18+

10:15 - 11:10am

Zoom

9/10-11/19

Drums Alive with Terry Currier IN PERSON ONLY $66 Resident • $76 Non-Resident Drums alive combines cardio with drumming for a fun filled workout that can accommodate all ability levels. Experience the rhythm, movement and powerful percussion as you learn new routines using physio balls and drum sticks.

Age

Day Date

Time

Where

18+

Fri

8:459:30am

Community Center Tent

9/10-11/19

Zoom

Daoyin Meditation Teaching Program ZOOM Funded by the Dana Home Foundation

Circuit Training with Terry Currier ZOOM $66 Resident • $76 Non-Resident

Fri

Where

In China, “Daoyin” is the ancient name of “Qigong”; it includes meditation along with gentle stretching and exercise. The Daoyin Meditation Teaching Program, developed by Dr. Jing Liu*, combines the principles of Daoyin 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 program has been taught for 7 years with over 5,000 participants who experienced positive health benefits.

Age 60+

Day Date

Time

Sat

9/11-11/20

9:15-10:15am

Sat

9/11-11/20

10:30-11:30am

Where Zoom

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Osteofitness with Beverley Ikier ZOOM $385 Resident • $395 NR

Osteofitness™ is an interdisciplinary program designed to prevent and treat osteoporosis using complementary health therapies. According to the Journal of Natural Medicine, due to the risk and fear surrounding pharmaceutical treatments for osteoporosis there is a need for alternative treatments. This program has shown many positive outcomes in T-score improvement. It is a two-layered presentation by two certified, experienced exercise instructors which covers need for beginners and advanced students. The exercises provide progressive strengthening that target osteoporotic sites using free weights and ankle cuffs. Nutrition for Bone Health is reviewed each class. Bone/muscle anatomy and physiology Age Session Date are explained in charts. Stress management and breathing techniques are also taught. 18+ Wed & Fri 9/8-11/19 Learn more at www.theikiercenter.com no class: 10/8

Time 10-10:55am

Where Zoom

Let’s Walk with Theresa Scannell IN PERSON ONLY Funded by the Dana Home Foundation 6

You know it’s good for you, but where do you start? Right here! We will meet at the Center Track to work on techniques and strategies to help create your own walking program. If you can walk 25-35 minutes non-stop, have a pair of supportive sneakers/walking shoes and a good sense of humor.

Age Day Date

Time

Where

60+

9:3010:15am

Center Recreation Complex Center Track

Tues

9/14-11/2

Pilates & Barre with Ellen Gaies ZOOM $100 Resident • $110 Non-Resident This fun and challenging workout includes both floor and standing barre to engage and strengthen your CORE, improve balance, flexibility, and posture. Yoga exercises help you relax and stretch. Modifications will be provided for all levels of experience and any physical concerns. If available please bring light weights (or canned goods/water bottles), resistance/therapy bands, Pilates ball or pillow, and mat. Instructor Ellen Gaies is a Pilates, Barre, Yoga, Zumba and Ballet instructor with 30 years of teaching and sharing her love for movement, Age Day Date Time Where health/nutrition and staying fit. 18+

Wed

REGISTER ONLINE:

9/8-11/17

6-6:55pm

Zoom

www.lexingtonma.gov/recreation


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Fit & Fabulous with Maureen Gaines ZOOM

This class is a total body fitness workout, offering exercises for strength, endurance, balance and flexibility. Begins with warm up movements and concludes with stretching Age Session Fee Date Time Where exercise and opportunities to relax the mind and body. You are encouraged to use $54 Resident • $64 NR 9/13-11/22 10:15-11am Mon 18+ free weights (canned goods, water bottles Wed $66 Resident • $76 NR 9/8-11/24 10:15-11am Zoom work as well) and resistance items (stretch bands, tubes, barre balls, small pillow,) to no class: 9/6, 10/10, 11/1, 11/3 enhance the exercises.

Tai Chi for Health and Balance with Tai-Chun Pan ZOOM $60 Resident • $70 Non-Resident This class introduces simple Tai Chi movements to improve one’s health and balance to help prevent falling injuries. Start with easy follow-along warm-up Qigong exercise, Eight Pieces of Fine Brocades, then students learn selected easy-to-learn Tai Chi postures and movements, focusing on gaining balance to prevent falling and improve general health condition. Beginner and Intermediate classes.

INCLUSION SUPPORT

Welcome to the world of fitness! Has your doctor told you to exercise but you have no idea where to begin? Join personal trainer Judy Whitney with over 30 years of experience as she teaches you how to develop strength, improve balance, increase flexibility, stabilize the core and calm the body and mind. Individual assessments will be provided to each participant followed by one-on-one and group training sessions. Commitment for both days per week is required. For more information contact Judy at judithawhitney@gmail.com or 781-729-1599. Please attend our information session on Monday, September 13th at 2:00pm in Fitness Room 006 at the Community Center. Offered free of charge to Lexington residents 60 years or older, due to generous funding by the Dana Home Foundation. Registration for the 12week program will take place after the meeting.

Day

60+

Mon & Thurs

Date 9/13-12/9

Time 2-2:55pm

no class: 10/11, 11/11, 11/25

Date

18+

9/21-11/23 2:45-3:45pm

Tues

Time

Where Zoom

To join, contact Kate DeAngelis, CTRS @ kdeangelis@lexingtonma.gov lexingtonma.gov/recreation-community-programs/therapeutic-recreation

Forever Fit with Judy Whitney HYBRID Funded by the Dana Home Foundation

Age

Age Day

Where Community Center Fitness Room 006

Total Fitness with Judy Whitney ZOOM $60 Resident • $70 NonResident If you love to dance and exercise to oldies but goodies and current-day tunes, this class is for you! This is a fun 30 minute cardiovascular workout followed by 20 minutes of muscle conditioning and a 5 minute relaxing cool down.

Age Day 60+

Date

Time

Mon

9/13-11/23

1-1:55pm

Thurs

9/9-11/18

1-1:55pm

no class: 10/11, 11/11

Where Zoom

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Adult Fitness Classes

Zumba Gold with Yachun Lin ZOOM $66 Resident • $76 Non-Resident

Zumba Gold Toning with Yachun Lin ZOOM $54 Resident • $64 Non-Resident

Zumba Gold is a Latin-inspired dance-fitness party for active older adults, beginners, or anyone who is looking to dance and have a great time without jumping! Easy-to-follow and feel-good routines to international beats. We start with basic steps and add-on as the music progresses. This creates the opportunity to add or lower the intensity level based on each individual’s abilities and preferences. Classes focus on building strength, cardiovascular health, balance, coordination, and flexibility. Please wear sturd y sneakers and bring water.

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Age Day Date

Time

Where

18+

10-10:55am

Zoom

Wed

9/8-11/17

Seated Strength & Balance with Pearl Pressman ZOOM $132 Resident • $142 Non-Resident

Date

Time

18+

9/7-11/23

11-11:55am

Tues & Thurs

no class: 11/11

JOBS /VOLUNTEER!

Zumba Gold Toning takes the fun of Zumba dance party and adds 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)

Age Day

Date

Time

18+

9/13-11/15

10-10:55am

Mon

no class: 10/11

Where Zoom

Strength Training with Pearl Pressman ZOOM $132 Resident • $142 Non-Resident

This seated class is designed to accommodate individuals of various fitness levels and can be adapted to meet the needs of any participant. The class begins with a thorough warm-up of joints and muscles, and is followed by strength training exercises for all of the major muscle groups using hand weights, resistance bands and body weight. The class concludes with stretching exercises to increase flexibility.

Age Day

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Where Zoom

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 warmup followed by strength training for all the major muscle groups, both standing and on a mat. It concludes with gentle stretching to increase flexibility and reduce muscle tension. Designed to accommodate all fitness levels and abilities. Athletic shoes, a mat, and water are recommended.

Age Day 18+

Date

Tues & Thurs 9/7-11/23

Time 12:00 - 12:55pm

no class: 11/11

Volunteer Coaches and Job Opportunities: lexingtonma.gov/recreation-community-programs/ employment-volunteer-opportunities

Where Zoom


LEX GET FIT

9 Drop In-Lex Get Fit: Hayato Tsurumaki 1 Session: $20 • 5 Sessions: $90 10 Sessions: $170 • 19 Sessions: $300 Join Hayato Tsurumaki on Monday and/or Wednesday mornings to start the day by getting your heart rate up and burning calories. You will do various workouts to strengthen your upper and lower body, while participating in HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), body weight, core and cardio exercises. The program will normally meet at 100 Lincoln St. at the Lincoln Park Complex. Class may be held virtually dependent on Age Day the weather (you will be notified by 8:00 am the day of the Mon 18+ scheduled program). Zoom information will be passed along Wed after registration. Must pre-register for each day.

Date

Time

Where

9/1311/17

9:3010:30am

Lincoln #2

no class: 10/11

Essentrics with Cindy Lewis ZOOM $66 Resident • $76 Non-Resident Essentrics is a dynamic, full-body workout that simultaneously combines stretching and strengthening for all muscles. This technique not only develops lean, strong and flexible muscles, but also unlocks joints and improves posture. Perfect for men and women of all ages and fitness levels seeking a gentle, slow-tempo class. The program aims at “rebalancing” often ignored areas (such Age Day Date Time Where as feet, hands, hips, shoulders) to be stronger and more functional. 18+ Wed 9/8 - 11/24 11:00 - 11:55am Zoom Please bring a yoga mat, towel and water.

REGISTER ONLINE:

www.lexingtonma.gov/recreation


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Pickleball 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. Separate sessions for Beginner (Mondays), Advanced Beginner/Intermediate (Tuesdays), and Advanced (Thursdays) players this fall! Equipment will be provided and all levels of experience are Age Level Day Fee Date Time Where welcomed. Instruction on the various strokes, serving, $72 Resident 9/20- 6-7:30pm and overall game play will be provided during the Beginner Mon $82 NR 12/13 7:30-9pm Beginner session. Due to the popularity of these programs, participants must only register for one Advanced $72 Resident 9/21- 6-8pm Diamond session. Be sure to sign-up for the appropriate level 18+ Beiginner/ Tues $82 NR 12/07 8-10pm Middle School class (Beginner - anyone who hasn’t played before, Intermediate Gymnasium USAPA level 1.0-2.0; Advanced Beginner/Intermediate $66 Resident 9/23- 6-8pm Advanced Thurs - USAPA level 2.5-3.0; Advanced - USAPA level 3.5+). $76 NR 12/16 8-10pm For more information, visit no class: 10/11, 11/11, 11/25 www.usapa.org/player-skill-rating-definitions

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Badminton $72 Resident • $82 Non-Resident

Age

Grab your badminton racquet, sign-up with a friend or two, and come join us at the Estabrook School gym for 12 weeks of badminton. No instruction is provided. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Register early!

INCLUSION SUPPORT

18+

Day Date

Time Where

Mon

9/20-12/13 7-9pm Estabrook School Gymnasium no class: 10/11

To join, contact Kate DeAngelis, CTRS @ kdeangelis@lexingtonma.gov lexingtonma.gov/recreation-community-programs/therapeutic-recreation


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Tennis Lessons $125 Resident • $135 Non-Resident The Fall Adult Tennis Lessons are designed to give all players, regardless of ability, the opportunity to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones. Each session will include 6 lessons. Lessons will be led by Chew-Hoong Koh The lessons will take place at the Gallagher Tennis Courts at the Center Recreation Complex on Worthen Road and participants must bring a tennis racquet.

Age Level 18+

Day Date

Time

Where Center Recreation Complex Gallagher Tennis Courts

Beginner

Tues 9/14-10/19

6-7pm

Advanced Beginner

Tues 9/14-10/19

7-8pm

Intermediate Tues 9/14-10/19

8-9pm

Teen/Adult Skating Lessons $315 Resident • $325 Non-Resident

Men’s Pick-Up Basketball $78 Resident • $88 Non-Resident

Learn to skate or enhance skating skills in a fun and comfortable learning environment. Classes include group instruction and free time and encourage skaters to learn at their own pace. Skaters will be grouped by age and/ or ability as needed. A helmet (such as a bike helmet or HECC helmet) is required and rental Skates are available (free of charge) on a first-come, first served basis.

Come to the Diamond Middle School gym for 13 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

16+

Wed

Date

Time

9/15-11/24 4:20-5pm

Where

Age Day Date 18+

Burlington Ice Palace

Wed

Time

9/15-12/15 8-10pm

no class: 11/24

Where Diamond Middle School Gymnasium

Walk ACROSS Lexington Age Day Date Time Where $15 Resident • $25 Non-Resident 10am- Route L (meet at east end of $50 Resident • $60 Non-Resident for all 4 walks Tues 9/21 12pm Bowman School) Join friends and neighbors and discover new places in Lexington that you have never seen before. Bob Hausslein of ACROSS Lexington will lead 4 guided walks along the mostly flat 12 ACROSS 18+ Lexington trails. Each walk will be 3 to 5 miles in length. All walks have sections of uneven footing and some short uphill sections. A portion of the small registration fee will be donated to the ACROSS Lexington Trust Fund. Pre-registration is required. The maximum is 15 people per walk, so register early!!

Tues 9/28

10am- Route J/K (meet at 12pm Waldorf School parking lot)

Tues 10/5

10am- Route M (meet at east end of 12pm Bowman School)

Tues 10/12

10am- Route A (meet at Depot Square 12pm on the Minuteman Bikeway)

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Golf Clinic $230 Resident • $240 Non-Resident Under the direction of PGA Golf Professional Joe McKinney, participants will have the opportunity to learn new golf skills and practice previously taught skills. Elements of golf that will be covered include driving, irons and wedges, putting, rules of play, and golf course etiquette. Participants are encouraged to bring their own golf clubs as a limited number of rental clubs are available. Space is limited, so register early!

Age Day 18+

Mon

Date

Time

9/13-10/04 5-6pm

Women’s Fitness Boot Camp This popular 10-week fitness program is designed specifically for women and will incorporate upper and lower body weight exercise as well as cardiovascular activities. Band work and many body exercises will be included. Bodil Nilsson will lead the program this season. All levels of ability are welcome to participate. Women should bring a jump rope, exercise mat, and two 5-10 lb. hand weights.

Age

Where Pine Meadows Golf Club

Day Date Tues

18+

Time

9/14-11/16 6-7am

Thurs 9/9-11/18

6-7am

Tu-Th 9/9-11/18

6-7am

Fee

Where

$75 Resident $85 Non-Res $68 Resident $78 Non-Res Lincoln #2 $125 Resident $135 Non-Res

no class: 9/16, 11/11

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Volleyball $72 Resident • $82 Non-Resident Come to the Estabrook School gym for 12 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!

Age 18+

Day

Date

Time

Wed

9/22-12/15

7-9pm

Fri

9/24-12/17

7-9pm

no class: 11/24, 11/26

Where Estabrook School Gymnasium

@lexrecreation Follow us on social media @lexrecreation and stay up to date with our website lexingtonma.gov/recreation


Comprehensive Plan, Update

Upcoming Events & Public Input The Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee (CPAC) is looking for the Lexington Community to provide their ideas, thoughts, and comments to inform LexingtonNext, Lexington’s first Comprehensive Plan Update since 2002/2003. What is LexingtonNext? LexingtonNext is a guiding document created by Lexington that will help shape Lexington’s Pathway Forward Please share your thoughts, ideas, and experiences at the events and social media campaigns outlined below

Social Media Input Options

August 16th—Ideas Wall Share your ideas about Lexington through electronic post notes on the ideas wall. September 1st—Survey & Mapping Provide your thoughts on a Lexington specific survey that will guide the drafting of LexingtonNext. Plus, tell the CPAC about specific ideas of Lexington (what features should be preserved, what needs improvement, what is missing) through a virtual map exercise! September 7th—Ideas Wall Share your ideas about what is missing and what needs improvements in Lexington September 13rd—Mapping Share your thoughts on Lexington’s commercial districts and corridors through an interactive mapping exercise

CLICK HERE to access & learn more

September 22nd—Survey Missed the September 21st Housing in Lexington event, or have additional comments, log in and answer the questions proposed at the event

Virtual Public Meetings

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September 21st @ 7:00PM via Zoom—Housing in Lexington Participate in an interactive conversation to discuss the future of housing in Lexington (input from this forum will inform LexingtonNext Plan recommendations)

CLICK HERE to learn more

Please visit www.lexingtonnext.org to learn more about LexingtonNext, participate, and have your voice heard, review drafts of documents and data, etc. Have questions, please email planning@lexingtonma.gov


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Early Morning Drop-In Gym Membership $115 Resident • $140 Non-Resident

Evening Drop-In Gym Membership $75 Resident • $100 Non-Resident

Season membership cards are required for this morning drop-in program. The pass is also valid for the adult evening drop-in program. ID cards may be obtained at either the Lexington Community Center or onsite at the program. This program does not meet on holidays or during school vacations.

A season pass may be purchased or a daily guest fee must be paid for the evening drop-in program. ID cards may be obtained at either the Lexington Community Center or onsite at the program. This program does not meet on holidays or during school vacations.

Age Day 18+

Date

Mon, Wed & Fri

Time

Where

9/8-8/31/22 6:15-7:15am Lexington High School no program on holidays and Field House school vacation weeks

Activity Jogging/ Walking

Age Day 16+

Basketball 16+ Soccer

16+

Date

Time

Mon-Thurs 11/157:15Lexington 4/14/22 9:30pm High School Field House Tues & Thurs Mon & Wed

no program on holidays and school vacation weeks

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(O.W.L.L) Lexington’s Older, Wiser, Lifelong Learners program O.W.L.L was started in 2013, as a result of the Friends of the Lexington Council on Aging committee’s vision for an affordable, accessible, inclusive, collaborative community-based Lifelong Learning Program to serve Lexington seniors aged 60 and over.

$25 for Residents, $50 for non-residents. Sign up at 781-698-4840 or online at lexrecma.myrec.com/ For more information, email owll.fcoa@gmail.com or call Human Services at 781-698-4840. Find detailed course and instructor information on our website at friendsofthecoa.org

OWLL’S 1st Virtual Instructor’s Reception Grab your favorite refreshments and pull up a chair. Registration Required Wednesday, September 8 at 3:00 p.m. by Zoom

The Music of Duke Ellington: 50 years of Artistic Excellence with Jeff Leonard. We will explore the artistry of Duke Ellington as a composer, pianist, and bandleader. In the process, we’ll discover why he is considered one of America’s 3 greatest composers (Copeland, Bernstein, Ellington) according to Gunther Schuller. 6 Thursdays from 11am - 12:30pm October 28, November 4, 18, December 2, 9, & 16

Long Live Chairman Mao! An Historical Appraisal of Mao Zedong with Caroline Reeves, PhD Examine the rise and reign of Chairman Mao Zedong in historical perspective, exploring the context of his life and accomplishments in China 1898-1976. If time permits, we will look at his global impact from Paris to Peru, Warhol to the wilds of Nepal. Murderer or Savior? Hero or Villain? We’ll explore all points of view. 5 Wednesdays from 10 – 11:30am October 20, 27, November 3, 10, & 17

@lexrecreation

One Great Novel: Mrs. Daloway by Virginia Woolf with Cammy Thomas, PhD This groundbreaking 1922 novel set in London has two plots: in one, an upper-class woman prepares for and gives a dinner party; in the other, a shellshocked World War I veteran, wandering in Hyde Park with his wife, has a breakdown. The novel weaves from one story to the other in this moving portrait of an era. 6 Tuesdays from 10am – 12pm September 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, & 19

In My Craft or Sullen Art: The Poetry of Dylan Thomas with Tom Daley This is a course examining the poetry of Dylan Thomas, with special attention to his use of musicality and rapture-inducing images. 4 Fridays from 10am – 12pm October 15, 22, 29, & November 5

Ten Crises Shaking the World and Why We Care with Professor Robert Rotberg We will discuss whatever issues are of concern to the U.S. and the world in September/October 2021. 5 Thursdays from 11am- 12:30pm September 23, 30, October 7, 14, & 21

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Bike Smart • $10 Resident • $10 Non-Resident In partnership with the Lexington Bicycle Advisory Committee, the Friends of Lexington Bikeways, and the Lexington Police Department, the Bike Smart program will be offered this fall. Bike Smart classes build rider confidence, whether riding for fun or transportation. Students will learn how to evaluate if their bicycle is safe to ride, proper helmet fit, bicycle handling techniques, signaling, and additional biking skills.

Grade

Date

Time

Where

4th & 5th

10/16/21

10am-12pm

6th & 7th

10/16/21

2pm-4pm

Old Harrington School Parking Lot, 146 Maple Street


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Archery $175 Resident • $185 Non-Resident Archery 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 safety. 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 Session Date 9-15

1-Friday

9/17-10/8

2-Friday

9/17-10/8

Time

Where

Community Center Upper 3:30-5pm Field Allee

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Youth Field Hockey Clinic $120 Resident • $130 Non-Resident Join Laura Galopim, LHS Varsity Field Hockey Coach and her players as they teach the basic skills needed to play the game. While learning the basic skills, players will also learn the rules of the game and develop confidence and a greater understanding of how to play. Coaches and LHS players are excited to have fun and bring great energy to practices each week! No prior experience is necessary. All participants will need goggles, stick, mouth guard, and shin guards. Sticks can be provided with advanced notice and all participants will receive a t-shirt.

Ages Day Date 6-12

Tues

9/14-10/19

17

1:30-3pm

Time

Where

5:30-7 pm Center Track Field

Archery Tag Middle School Trip $175 Resident • $185 Non-Resident 2 teams battle it out with bows and foam-tipped arrows in the Archery Games arena! Game-play is similar to dodgeball with the ultimate objective to tag all opposing players with arrows and eliminate them from the game. There are no painful marks or bruising from the arrows. A 100% safe activity that everyone can enjoy! No archery experience required — our skilled staff provide 25 minutes of instruction and target practice. Held at Archery Games Boston (121 Webster Avenue, #3 Chelsea, MA 02150). A pizza lunch & transportation is included in the price.

Grade Day Date

Time

Meet at

6-8

Fri

10/29

11:45am-3:30pm

Diamond Middle School

6-8

Fri

TBD

11:45am-3:30pm

Clarke Middle School

3D Design using BlocksCAD $270 Resident • $280 Non-Resident BlocksCAD is a programmatic, cloud-based, 3D Design tool that teaches Coding, 3D Design, Math & Computational Thinking. Your child will utilize cartesian coordinates, number sense, spatial reasoning, matrics and geometry. Make sure to bring your own Chromebook, Macbook, or laptop. At the end of the class each student will receive a lifetime license to BlocksCAD and one 3D print of a their choice from their design library.

Grade

Day Session

Time

Where

3-5+

Thurs 9/23-10/28 4-5pm Community Center Arts & Thurs 11/4-12/30 4-5pm Crafts Rooms (230 & 232) no class: 11/11, 11/25


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Challenger Tiny Tykes Soccer Resident $135 • Non-Resident $145 Tiny Tykes is an exciting child development program delivered through soccer. Our soccer and child development professionals have designed an innovative curriculum that takes children on “Immersive Interactive Adventures” through fun and exciting themes with an emphasis on running, jumping, throwing, stopping, and starting through the game of soccer. All children will receive a free uniform and soccer ball.

Ages

Date

Time

Where

2&3

9/12 - 10/24

3-3:50pm

4&5

9/12 - 10/24

4-4:50pm

Muzzey Soccer Field

no class: 10/10

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BUDA (Boston Ultimate Disc Alliance) Ultimate Frisbee Clinics Learn Ultimate Frisbee! Have tons of fun, make friends, and discover the joys of frisbee. Grades 1-5 play on Sunday afternoons. Grades 6-8 have a skills session mid-week and scrimmage on Sunday afternoons. Players will be divided by age and experience to make small groups. We combine coached clinic-style practice sessions with regular scrimmage time. Our season will feature two local mini tournaments against teams from other towns. Ultimate is played without referees. If you haven’t seen your child play competitively while calling their own fouls, give this sport a try. You’ll love the results. We also offer U17 & U20 programs for high school students looking to learn or improve their game. NOTE: Registration must be done directly through the BUDA website: www.buda.org/e/u14-ultimate-fall-2021

Chess-Beginner or Intermediate Resident $195.00 • Non-Resident $205.00 Beginner: Chess is a fun and strategic game that can improve decision-making, strategic thinking, analytical skills, and more. We will learn the names of pieces, how they move, basic tactics, openings, checkmates, and endgames. Classes include 30-40 minutes of instruction with 20-30 minutes of supervised play. Intermediate: Players who already know how to move pieces can participate in this session. You will learn intermediate to advanced tactics, strategies, learn about openings, middle games, and endgames. We will focus on how to play in tournaments.

Session

Age

Date

Time

Where

Beginner 1

5-8

9/27-11/8

5:15-6:15pm

Beginner 2

5-8

11/15-12/20 5:15-6:15pm

Intermediate 1

9-14

9/28 - 11/2

Intermediate 2

9-14

Community Center MultiPurpose Room 242

5:15-6:15pm 11/9 - 12/14 5:15-6:15pm

no class: 10/11

Cornhole Tournament Resident $10 • Non-Resident $10 Cornhole, bean bag toss, lawn toss, or bag toss! Whatever you call it, this game is fun and surprisingly competitive! Sign up with a partner and come by the Community Center for a cornhole tournament. We will be playing a round-robin-style tournament with a sweet $25 gift card to a local Lexington restaurant. We will see you soon!

Age Day Date Time 8+

Sat

10/2

Where

9:30Community Center 11:30am Upper Field Allee


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Empow Studios 1-Day Holiday Classes! Register today for all the programs below! empow.me/more-programs/holiday-camp Please note all registration must be done through the link above.

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Empow Studios One-Day Holiday Camp Empow Studios One-Day Holiday Camp Explore our most popular program, Tech & Design Exploratory, at our OneDay Holiday Program. The class will have many options, including Video Game Design, Digital Animation, StopMotion Animation, 3D Art & Printing, 3D Architecture, Digital Audio Production, and Coding/Programming Fundamentals. Your children are encouraged to dive into several options and then dig deeper into areas that excite and inspire them. The goal by day’s end is for each camper to have a completed project to show off to friends and family! At the end of each day, campers have choice time to either continue working on their projects or they can choose to create in Minecraft Education. The Tech & Design Camp with Minecraft at end of the day will take place on the following days at Empow Studios in Lexington from 9am to 4pm. September 7th & 16th October 11th November 11th December 27th, 28th, 29th, and 30th

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F.A.S.T. Athletics Dodgeball Resident $110 • Non-Resident $120 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.

Ages

Day Date

Time

7-12

Wed 9/22-10/20

4:15-5:15pm

7-12

Wed 11/10-12/15

4:15-5:15pm

no class: 11/24

Where Estabrook School Gymnasium

F.A.S.T. Athletics Flag Football F.A.S.T. Resident $125 • Non-Resident $135 20

Teaches everyone game strategies, catching techniques, and most importantly, how to work together as a team. Campers will participate in different situational games such as Red Zone Defense, Fourth and Inches, and the QB Challenge as they learn the importance of fair play. Each class will end with a simulated game broken down into 4 quarters – the coaches will have tons of plays ready to go for their teams!

Ages

Day

Date

Time

Where

7-12

Thurs

9/23-10/28

4-5pm

Muzzey Soccer Field

F.A.S.T. Athletics Pre-K T-Ball Resident $125 • Non-Resident $135 Let’s take a walk through the fundamentals of America’s favorite pastime. Children will learn the basic skills in fielding, throwing, hitting, and base running. In addition, they will play games such as home run derby, last one standing, and running bases. This is an easy introduction into t-ball where learning and skill development are our priorities. Please bring a glove, water, and wear sneakers.

Ages Day

Date

Time

Where

3-6

9/23-10/28

3-3:50pm

Muzzey Soccer Field

Thurs

F.A.S.T. Athletics SuperSports • Resident $110 • Non-Resident $120 Get up, get going, get active with a F.A.S.T. Athletics Super Sports Program. F.A.S.T. Athletics will offer a variety of sports each week such as: Soccer, Mat Ball, Basketball, Dodgeball, and Kickball. Programs 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.

Ages

Day

Date

Time

6-9

Mon

9/20-10/25

4:15-5:15pm

6-9

Mon

11/8-12/6

4:15-5:15pm

no class: 10/11

Where Estabrook School Gymnasium


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Family Fishing Clinic Resident $30 • Non-Resident $40 Have you ever wanted to learn to fish? Now’s your chance. Let the Mass Wildlife Angler Education Program be your guide. We’ll have equipment on hand for use, as well as terminal tackle, and live bait. You’ll learn the basics from casting out to baiting up. And the best part – you’ll actually be able to fish. So come try your hand at this great pastime, guaranteed to catch some fun! Please note: this family-friendly program is intended for beginners ONLY and children ages 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Junior Golf Clinic Resident $230 • Non-Resident $240 Under the direction of PGA Golf Professional Joe McKinney, participants will have the opportunity to learn new golf skills and practice previously taught skills. Elements of golf that will be covered include driving, irons and wedges, putting, rules of play, and golf course etiquette. Participants are encouraged to bring their own golf clubs as a limited number of rental clubs are available. Space is limited, so register early!

Ages

Day

Date

Time

Where

Ages Day

Date

Time

Where

6-18

Wed

9/15

5-7pm

Old Reservoir

13-17

9/15-10/6

5-6pm

Pine Meadows Golf Club

Wed

Introduction to Orienteering Resident $175 Participants will take part in a set of progressive activities to develop orienteering and map reading skills. This series is designed to give participants an immersive orienteering experience that will focus on developing skills through fun and engaging map-navigation and scavenger hunt-like activities. We will meet your child in a classroom at their Middle School where they can have lunch or a snack and then the class will take place outside the schools at their perspective trails.

Grade Day

Date

Time

Where

6-8

Fri

10/15-11/5

11:45am-1pm

6-8

Fri

11/12-12/10

11:45am-1pm

Clarke Middle School

Kids Test Kitchen 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 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 may 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.

Ages Day

Date

Time Fee

6-10

Thurs

9/23-10/28

4-5pm

6-10

Thurs

Resident $162 NR $172

Where

Community Center dent $135 Multi11/4-12/16 4-5pm Resi NR $145 Purpose Room-242 no class: 11/11, 11/25

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NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF PROTOCOL ETIQUETTE All lessons are taught by a certified etiquette consultant.

Social Skills Workshop Resident $85 • Non-Resident $95

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Children are the leaders of tomorrow. Present them with the opportunity to feel self-reliant and confident in any social situation. Our workshop is designed to empower them with life skills that propel them towards personal and professional success. These skills will help them succeed at school, socially, and later, professionally and can create an appealing differentiators that sets them apart. Our lessons aim to instill social consideration and mutual respect as we believe that when children are taught these basic social skills in their early years, they tend to become more socially responsible as they grow up. To survive the rising social pressure, children must be trained in a way to feel confident and comfortable around people and to find their place in the world.

Grade

Day

Date

Time

Where

2-7

Wed

10/13

4-5:30pm

Community Center Dining Room

Minds in Motion, Bridges and Buildings Resident $240 • Non-Resident $250 Have you ever been across a bridge and wondered how it works? Get ready to get your mind in motion as you work with and take home your very own Structures Set! Learn all about buildings and bridges and how they literally support our lives! Experiment with different types of bridges and find out how their architectural design provides massive weight support. Discover all the types of forces applied and how engineers manage to reduce their effects. With your kit, you can build up to nine working models such as a house, pyramid, and various types of bridges: beam, arch, truss, cable-stayed and suspension bridge. You will study theory and learn the history of some amazing structures and historical landmarks. Come bring out the architect side of you as you enter the fascinating world of bridges and buildings and explore the magic of STEM!

Ages Day Date 7-10

Tues

9/2811/2

Time

Where

4-5pm

Community Center Arts and Crafts Rooms (230 & 232)

Teen Interview Workshop Resident $10 • Non-Resident $10 Nervous about that college/job interview? Come join Town of Lexington Young Professionals Melinda, Hemali, Tim, and Tom for an interactive and engaging workshop on interview tips and tricks. Topics we will include are first impressions, mock interviews, dos and don’ts, and much more! Fees go toward a light dinner and drinks.

Teen Holiday Dining Etiquette Workshop: Resident $85 • Non-Resident $95 A wise professional knows the importance of strong dining skills. Dining, if not done well, could be harmful to your reputation. The way you navigate your way through a meal can influence an interview, a date or a holiday event. Present your teen with the opportunity to feel selfreliant and confident in any dining and social situation. Our workshop is designed to teach each student how to conduct themselves on the dining table in a restaurant, at home and when meeting new people. Learning these skills will help them become comfortable and polished be it at the prom, a holiday party or any social event.

Ages

Day

Date Time

Where

Ages

13-18

Sat

12/11

Community Center Dining Room

14-18

11am-12:30pm

Day Wed

Date

Time

10/13

Community Center 6-7:15pm Multi-Purpose Room 237

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Pump It Up Basketball Resident $185 • Non-Resident $195 Under the direction of Lexington standout and high school coach Tom Henneberry, and college coach Dan Holbrook, Pump It Up Basketball strives to teach proper basketball fundamentals to children who want to improve their skills, stay active, and have fun! 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.

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9/14-10/12

4-5pm

1

6-12 6-12

9/14-10/12

5-6pm

2

6-12

11/2-11/30

4:15-5:15pm

2

6-12

11/2-11/30

1

6-12

9/23-10/21

Skyhawks Beginning Golf Resident $115 • Non-Resident $125

Participants will learn the fundamentals of swinging, putting, body positioning, etiquette and keeping score. The program is specifically designed for the entry-level player, simplifying instruction so that young players can make an easy and effective transition onto the golf course. All equipment will be provided and sanitized.

Where

1

6-12

9/23-10/21

2

6-12

11/4-12/16

Session 1: 5:15-6:15pm Bob Farias Basketball Courts 4-5pm Session 2: 5-6pm Estabrook School 4:15-5:15pm Gym

2

6-12

11/4-12/16

5:15-6:15pm

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Super Soccer Stars Join us for some soccer fun this fall! At Super Soccer Stars, it is their goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive environment. Their philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence, and develop teamwork in every class. Super Soccer Stars will be offering a variety of programs on Mondays and Saturdays this fall for boys and girls ages 2-7. PLEASE NOTE: Register online at boston. supersoccerstars.com or by calling (781) 777-7171

Tot & Youth Learn to Skate Resident $290 • Non-Resident $300 Ice Skating Lessons for individuals with little or no formal skating instruction, our group classes teach skating basics in a fun and comfortable environment. Classes include 20-25 minutes of group instruction and up to 5 minutes of free time. Skaters will be grouped by age/ability. Students must be at least 4 years old & potty trained. Gloves are recommended for ages 4-6. A helmet (bike helmet or HECC helmet) is required and rental skates are available (free of charge) on a first come, first served basis.

Ages Day

Date

Time

4-6

Wed

9/15-11/24 4-4:25pm

6-15

Wed

9/15-11/24 4-4:25pm

INCLUSION SUPPORT

Ages Day 5-8

Mon

Date

Time

9/13 - 10/25 4-5pm

no class: 10/11

Where Community Center Lower Field near Marrett Rd

Skyhawks Mini Hawk Resident $115 • Non-Resident $125 Through the Skyhawks Mini Hawk program, introduce your little superstar to the sports of soccer, T-Ball, and basketball in this popular program! This multi-sport class uses age-appropriate games and activities to explore balance, hand-eye coordination, and skill development. This program is designed to give each child a positive introduction to sports.

Where

Ages Day

Burlington Ice Palace

4-6

Date

Thurs 9/9-10/21 no class: 9/16

Time Where 4-5pm Community Center Lower Field near Marrett Rd

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Does your child play video games? $120 for two month season Vanta was started in response to one of our founder’s sons being cyber-bullied. We offer an E-sports Development League with expert coaching for all skill levels between the ages of 9-14. Our team-based learning platform provides a safe and structured environment to learn skills that lead to college scholarships and build meaningful friendships. vantaleagues.com/programs

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Games Offered: League of Legends, Rocket League, and Valorant. League includes expert coach, holistic curriculum, moderator, and games streamed on Vanta twitch channel (www.twitch.tv/vantaleagues) Technology requirements: PC Desktop/Laptop, a mouse, a headset, a power source. League Season: Monday, Sept 20th to Saturday Nov 20th (2 months). Virtual Program – Google Meet

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Viking Pre-K & Kindergarten Soccer • $125 Resident • $135 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

Day Date

Time

3-6

Fri

9/17-10/22 3:45-4:30pm

3-6

Fri

9/17-10/22 4:45-5:30pm

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Viking Ninja Warrior $125 Resident • $135 Non-Resident Stay active with Viking Ninja Warrior! These high energy clinics is where Boot Camp meets Ninja Warrior where kids engage in a variety of activities that improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, and agility. During each day, kids engage in a specific set of exercises that will help them tackle the Viking Ninja Warrior obstacle course at the conclusion of each class. Fitness is made fun by supporting coaches who engage the campers ensuring everyone stays on task and improves.

Age 5-8 9-12

Day Wed Wed

Date 9/15-10/20 9/15-10/20

Time 4-5pm 4-5pm

Where Community Center Upper Field Allee

25 Lex Lights the Night #BeSafeBeSeen as you walk, bike, and roll! Get ready with this free curbside grab-and-go event. Each kit will have lights, high-visibility stickers for decorating, reflective gear, and related safety and information resources for the whole family. Have fun decorating bikes, bags, and more at home - we’d love to see what you come up with! Tag pictures with #LexLightsTheNight and #BeSafeBeSeen - you might be featured! This event is brought to you by Town of Lexington Transportation Services, Lexington Bicycle Advisory and Safe Routes To School Committees, and by a generous donation from the Friends of the Lexington Bikeway. Kits are free to Lexington residents of all ages. Registration is required for each person who wants a kit.

Viking Basketball Clinic $125 Resident • $135 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!

Age All

Day

Date

Time

Thurs

10/21/21

3-6pm

Session Age Date 1 2

5-7 7-9 5-7 7-9

09/1710/22 11/512/17

Where Community Center Curbside

Day Time Fri Fri

no class: 11/26

Where

4:15-5pm 5:15-6pm 4:15-5pm 5:15-6pm

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Wicked Cool 4 Kids - Lego Engineering Concepts and STEAM Studio $230 Resident • $240 Non-Resident Lego Engineering Concepts: Investigate simple machines including gears, pulleys, cams, inclined planes, and ratchets. Challenging STEAM based projects include a measuring car, a fishing rod, and a balance. Through the building process learn about force and motion, gear ratios, and friction. Turn a hammer into a dancing clown and work with your partner to create the best street sweeper!

STEAM Studio: Join the STEM to STEAM movement - where science and art meet! Engineer and design awesome projects while learning science and math concepts. Get messy with colors, chemicals and creations to create cool rainbow slime, density tubes and shimmering salt crystals. Make repeating geometric patterns and cool nature boxes to take home.

Program

Grade Day

Date

Time

Lego Engineering Concepts

1-5

Wed

9/22-10/27

4-5pm

K-5

Wed

11/10-12/22

4-5pm

STEAM Studio

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Led by instructor Barry Ndinya, the Fall 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 at the Gallagher Tennis Age Day Date Time Fee Where Courts at the Center Recreation Complex. Tues 9/14-10/12 4:15-4:45pm Res $105 NR $115 Enrollment is limited to 8 per class and 6-7 Tues 9/14-10/12 4:50-5:20pm Res $105 NR $115 Center participants must bring a tennis racquet. 8-9 10-11 12-14

Tues Thurs Thurs Thurs

9/14-10/12 9/23-10/21 9/23-10/21 9/23-10/21

5:25-5:55pm 4-4:30pm 4:40-5:10pm 5:15-6pm

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These projects are funded through CHNA 15 DoN (Determination of Need) funds from Lahey Hospital and Medical Center and Winchester Hospital. Join us each month for a fun free park pop-up program to help you explore Lexington in a safe and engaging way! Each month the program will be based on national awareness!

September

October

November

Fairy House

Story Walk

Daffodils for Days

October Health Literacy Month

November American Diabetes Month

September National Public Lands Day

December

Winter Wonderland

December Winter Solstice

ENTER OUR DRAWING FOR A LEXINGTON FUN PACK IN DECEMBER. Take a photo of your participation, send to recdept@lexingtonma.gov and tag us @LexRecreation #LexRecPops to be The more entered months you participate, the more chances you get!

Leisurely Fall Walks Explore three of Lexington’s favorite Conservation areas in a more leisurely fashion this fall. The pace will be measured, the grades gentle, and the distances moderate. All walks will begin at 10 am and finish in 90 minutes or less. Walking surfaces will be off-pavement walking trails. Wear sturdy footgear and Date Time Where bring water. Walking sticks recommended if balance is an issue. Walk will be canceled in cases of steady rain. 10/1/21 10-11:30am Lower Vine Brook Conservation Area Pre-registration required, as space will be limited. 10/8/21 10 -11:30am

Meagherville Conservation Area

Bike Rodeo (K-8) Learn all the rules of the road as a bicyclist in our obstacle course! A Bike Rodeo is a fun, hands-on way to learn how to handle a bike safely. Trained instructors will teach critical skills, and other stations will be available for students to gain info, education, and encouragement for bike riding. Participants will have helmet fittings checked by a Lexington Police Officer, followed by brief group instruction, and then testing their bike handling and safety knowledge. Participants will receive a Certificate of Achievement. Bring a rideable bike, close-toed shoes, and a helmet. Can’t afford a helmet, or your kid’s doesn’t fit anymore? Some will be available thanks to a generous donation by the Friends of the Lexington Bikeway.

Grade Date

Day Time

K-2

9/25

Sat

10-10:30am

2-4

9/25

Sat

10:30-11am

4-6

9/25

Sat

11-11:30am

6-8

9/25

Sat

11:30-12pm

Where Lexington Children’s Place 20 Pelham Rd

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Winter Basketball Clinics $110 Resident

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Come join us to practice and further your basketball skills. The clinics are an instructional program where you will focus on the basic skills of basketball with proper instruction on dribbling, shooting, passing, ball handling techniques, good sportsmanship and working as a team! You will also learn general principles of playing offense and defense, which will be taught and reinforced through instruction, drills, mini games and scrimmages! Volunteer coaches are needed for each program. Please indicate in the Q&A section if you are available to assist with the skills/drills as well coaching/substituting the participants during the scrimmage time. If you are interested in participating in the Smart Start program, please be aware that a parent/guardian will need to be present for the duration of the program for each participant to assist with skills/drills as needed.

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Day Date

Time

Girls Grades 1&2

Sat

1/8/223/19/22

9-10:15am

Girls Grades 3&4

Sat

1/8/223/19/22

10:3011:45am

Boys Grade 2 Sat

1/8/223/19/22

9-10:30am

Boys Grade 3 Sat

1/8/223/19/22

10:4512:15pm

Boys Grade 4 Sat

1/8/223/12/22

9-12:15pm

Smart Start K & Grade 1

1/8/228-8:45am 2/26/22

Sat

Where

Fiske, Harrington, and Estabrook School Gymnasium

no class: 2/19/22

Winter Basketball Leagues $165 5th–8th grade • $140 High School The organized In-Town Basketball League is for students currently enrolled in 5th- 12th grade through High School. Leagues are divided into 5th/6th graders and 7th/8th graders. The High School League is a mix of 9th-12th graders. There will be a weekly 1-hour practice and a game on Saturday afternoons for every team. Practice and game times will vary and take place at either Clarke or Diamond Middle School; schedules will be available by mid-November. Prior to the start of the official games, in mid-November, a formation night will be held where Age Day Date Time Where teams compete to determine how balanced they are. Grade 5th & 6th 9-11 Wed & Sat 12/4/21-3/12/22 Refer to Clarke or After the session, coaches will discuss any moves to times Diamond create more balanced teams. Volunteer coaches 7th & 8th 12-14 Mon, Thurs & Sat 12/4/21-3/12/22 listed on Middle needed for all leagues. If you are interested, High MyRec School please be sure to check that section in the Q&A’s. 15-18 Mon & Sat 12/11/21-3/5/22 School

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Gymnasium

Lexington Wrestling Club $160 Resident • $170 Non-Resident The Lexington Wrestling Club, under the direction of Seth Kamich, aims to introduce young girls and boys to the sport of wrestling. Successful wrestlers come in all shapes and sizes and it teaches discipline, mental and physical toughness, and sportsmanship: character traits that will serve well outside the ring for a lifetime. Participants will need to provide their own wrestling shoes, headgear, and mouthguard. Opportunities Date Time Where to wrestle against surrounding communities on Saturdays Age Day will be available, and wrestlers can participant in the youth 11/309-14 Tues & Thurs 5:30-7pm Lexington High School tournaments in February. Participants must be fully 2/17/22 Field House vaccinated prior to the start of the program. no class: 12/28, 12/30


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Youth leagues & Programs

CommunityConnections in collaboration with the Lexington Community Center presents a

S•T•O•R•Y•W•A•L•K A self-guided story for you and your child to enjoy at your own pace; great for children up to 8 years old! Have fun completing the How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? Scavenger Hunt on your StoryWalk too!

September 8th through September 30th **Children must be accompanied by an adult** On The Lexington Community Center Lawn 39 Marrett Road Contact Jodi at jlevin@familyaccess.org with questions Provided to you by Family ACCESS Community Connections, through a CFCE grant from the MA Department of Early Education and Care Visit our website www.familyaccesscommunityconnections.com

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Therapeutic Recreation

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Therapeutic Recreation uses leisure and recreation to either maintain or improve the quality of life for individuals with a disability and/mental condition. Therapeutic Recreation programs are designed to be either adaptive or inclusive and open to individuals with ranging abilities. Interested in learning more about Therapeutic Recreation? Contact kdeangelis@lexingtonma.gov

Funday Friday - Fall End the week with fun games, activities and crafts! Each week the group will focus on developing and fostering social skills ranging from creating Session Grade Day Date Fee Time Where meaningful friendships to being a $150 Resident team player. This program is inclusive, 1 1-3 Fri 9/17-10/22 1:15-3pm Community Center $160 Non-res all abilities are encouraged to join! Arts and Crafts 2

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Adaptive Tennis Lessons - Fall $120 Resident • $130 Non-Resident 30

Adaptive Tennis Lessons are available to children and teens who identify with having a disability and/or may require additional support and modifications to be successful within the program. The lessons are run at a slower pace with smaller class sizes and staff who have been trained to work with individuals of all abilities. All levels are welcome as the class will go over basic strokes while playing games, practicing skills, providing social interaction with others, and having fun!

Age

Day Date

Time

6-11

Tues

9/14-10/19 4-5pm

12-18

Tues

9/14-10/19 5-6pm

Where Center Recreation Complex Gallagher Tennis Court 2

Fri

11/19-12/17

$100 Resident 1:15-3pm $110 Non-res

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Lex Sweat! $190 Resident • $200 Non-Resident Learn how to use the gym equipment and feel confident while working out! Under the supervision of the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and staff, participants will learn to use the exercise machines and equipment in the gym and participate in exercise circuits with modifications available as needed. Everyone in the group will complete the workout of the day using the exercise machines and needed gym equipment and the end of the session, will receive copies of the workouts completed to do on their own time!

Age Day Date 16-30 Thurs

10/0711/18

Time

Where

4-4:55pm

no class: 10/28, 11/11

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Therapeutic Recreation

Community Center Fitness Room - 006

Teen Time - Ages 14-22 Hang out with old friends, meet new friends and get ready for a fun time while going on adventures. Pre-registration is required.

Activity

Day Date Time

Where

Bowling at Kings Thurs 9/23

5:30Kings, Burlington 7:30pm

Movies & Snacks

Thurs 10/14

6-8pm

Game Night

Thurs 11/4

5:30Lexington 7:30pm Community Center

AMC Showcase, Burlington

Let’s Kick It Let’s Kick It is an inclusive soccer program that will teach the basics of the game at a level and pace that is comfortable for each participant. The practices will be led by Therapeutic Recreation staff and will focus on soccer skills and techniques while incorporating social games.

Age Day Date 4-6

Wed

9/810/6

7-11

Wed

9/810/6

Fee

Time

Where

$125 Resident 4:15-5pm Community $135 Non-res Center Lower Field near $135 Resident 5-6pm Marrett Rd $145 Non-res

INCLUSION SUPPORT

Harvest Fest 2021 $5 Resident • $5 Non-Resident Celebrate the start of the fall season with family games, activities and crafts. This event is sensory friendly and fun for the whole family! Entry is $5 per person with a cap of $20 per family.

Age Day Date Time All

Sat

10/16

11am-1pm

Where Community Center Upper Field Allee

Inclusion support is available to participants of all ages and abilities upon request. Inclusion support is an individualized process designed to fit the needs of each participants and promote success within the program. Lexington Recreation provides the following reasonable accommodations: an increase in staff ratios, working with an inclusion aide in the program, game or rule modification, environment modification and implementing visual schedules, reward charts, token boards, social stories and other inclusion tools. Inclusion support can be requested at the time of registration or by emailing the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. For more information, please contact kdeangelis@lexingtonma.gov

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Town of Lexington Recreation and Community Programs 39 Marrett Road | Lexington, MA 02421 (781) 698-4800 | Lexingtonma.gov/recreation

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FALL 2021

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Registration begins Wednesday August 25th

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Winter registration is coming soon! Ski • Snowboard • Sports • S.T.E.A.M.

didn't receive your fall guide? Register online now or call 781-698-4800 or email @recdept@lexingtonma.gov for your guide

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