Adult & Senior Programs

Adult & Senior Programs

Adult Programs

MAT PILATES 

Ages 18+

Resident $66 / Non-Resident $76

Miller Fitness Room

Pilates offers something for everyone!! This class helps to improve core strength and balance and is fused with a gentle blend of stretching and yoga for added flexibility. Be prepared to challenge muscles you may have forgotten you had and look forward to feeling stronger from head to toe! All levels are welcome since exercises are modified to meet varying abilities.

Code

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

425945 A

2/22 – 3/29

Th

6:15P – 7:15P

6

12

425945 B

5/3 – 6/7

Th

6:15P – 7:15P

6

12

 

ADULT KARATE

Ages 18+

Resident $100 / Non-Resident $110

Miller Fitness Room

Japanese Shotokan Karate-do is a dynamic wellness activity geared to develop physical, spiritual and mental balance and provide lots of fun. Designed to develop the foundations of Karate training and provide a safe and fun environment for to explore your personal mind and body limits. Beginners and advanced students are welcome. Taught by Jairo Blanco, Head Instructor for the Japan Karate Association of Vermont and assistant instructor Marcia Blanco. Participants will be required to purchase a uniform.

Code

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

425902 A

3/7 – 4/27

W, F

6:00P- 7:30P

16

12

425902 B

5/2 – 6/22

W, F

6:00P- 7:30P

16

12

125905 A

6/26 – 8/16

Tu, Th

6:00P- 7:30P

16

12

 

NEW NORTH END YOGA

Ages 18+

Resident $80 / Non-Resident $90

Miller Fitness Room

Hatha Yoga will help you restore balance between body and mind while exercising every part of your body in a systematic way. Using stretches, postures, deep breathing and deep relaxation, you will experience release from both mental and physical tension while you become more limber and toned. This yoga class is beginner friendly. Instructor: Jennifer Green

Code

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

425908 A

3/19 – 5/14

Mon

6:00P – 7:00P

8

15

 

SENIOR FITNESS

Ages 50+

Resident $110 / Non-Resident $130

Miller Community Room

This class teaches the principles of a healthy lifestyle. Senior Olympic Gold Medalist Barbara Jordan (M.S. M.Ed.) will cover flexibility, strength training, cardiovascular fitness, balance, coordination, nutrition, weight management & stress reduction. Exercises can be adapted for any level of fitness.

Code

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

455901 A

3/20 – 5/24

Tu, Thu

10:00A – 11:30A

20

25

 

BEGINNER BALLROOM DANCING 

Ages 14+

Resident $30 / Non-Resident $40

Miller Fitness Room

Join us for beginner ballroom and Latin social lessons taught by US National Amateur Ballroom Champions and Latin Finalists Jon DeWitt and Stratton Coleman. No partner or experience is necessary. Learn everything from the beautiful waltz to the fun cha-cha-cha! Each lesson is engineered to be fun, challenging, and welcoming to all ages and abilities. Jon and Stratton are currently Assistant Coaches of the University of Vermont Competitive Ballroom team and bring energy, enthusiasm, and humor to every lesson they teach.

Code

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

425903 A

3/21 – 5/9

W

7:30P – 8:30P

8

12

 

EVERYDAY HERBAL FIRST AID KIT

Ages 10+

Resident $40 / Non-Resident $50

Miller Kids’ Room

Make your own First Aid Kit using herbs & essential oils. Learn how to take care of common everyday health issues using herbs & essential oils. Whether you’re an avid outdoor enthusiast or looking for an at-home first aid kit, this class is for you! Join Kelley Robie of Horsetail Herbs, as we learn the basics of herbal first aid. Explore which plants are helpful for addressing minor cuts, scrapes, bug bites and more. We will be making an Herbal Wound Salve, Antiseptic Spray, Bite & Sting Soother and Burn Spray. This is a great class for adults and kids!.

Code

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

425943 A

3/21

W

6:00P – 8:00P

1

10

 

ETHIOPIAN COOKING

Ages 18+

Resident $30 / Non-Resident $40

Hunt Middle School

Each class of the three-part series will feature a meat and vegetable dish to be prepared and served with injera bread. Injera bread is an East African sourdough flatbread with a unique slightly spongy texture. The bread is a staple food in Ethiopia and Eritrea, where it is served with almost every meal. The last class in June will feature two vegetarian dishes and how to make injera bread. You may sign up for all four classes or individual classes! Instructor: Mulu Tewelde.

Code

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

425901 A

3/22

Th

5:30P – 7:30P

1

16

425901 B

4/19

Th

5:30P – 7:30P

1

16

425901 C

5/24

Th

5:30P – 7:30P

1

16

425901 D

6/14

Th

5:30P – 7:30P

1

16

 

DRAWING & PAINTING 

Ages 14+

Resident $60 / Non-Resident $70

Miller Art Room

End your week with an hour and a half of drawing and painting for relaxation. Feel the worries of the week drift away as you draw confident lines and mix beautiful colors to create finished compositions each week. Be inspired by basic geometric shapes as well as shapes from nature to create dynamic mandalas and designs. No experience necessary! Instructor: Dorsey Hogg.

Code

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

425921 A

3/29 – 5/10

Th

6:30P – 8:00P

7

16

 

HENNA HERBAL TATTOO 

Ages 18+

Resident $40 / Non-Resident $50

Miller Kids’ Room

Celebrate the summer with a henna tattoo. Join Kelley Robbie, of Horsetail Herbs, in this HANDS-ON class as we learn how to mix henna paste and how to create and apply your own designs using both freehand techniques and henna stencils. We will talk about the history of the henna plant, including traditional and modern uses. You will go home with applied henna tattoos and designs to try at home.

Code

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

425942 A

4/11

W

6:00P – 8:00P

1

10

 

WILD EDIBLE & MEDICINALS 

Ages 18+

Resident $40 / Non-Resident $50

Miller Kids’ Room

Just a few steps outside your door lies a world of wild foods and plants waiting to be discovered! Kelley Robie, of Horsetail Herbs, will guide you on this introduction to identifying common and abundant “weeds” that make some of our very best wild foods and medicines. Here in Vermont, we can find dozens of nutritious and healing plants to incorporate into our meals for at least half of the year! We will discuss part of the plants used, when to harvest and even do some taste testing. You will go home with wild food recipes galore, and a new appreciation for the wild plants. Local eating at its best, both fresh and free!

Code

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

425944 A

5/30

W

6:00P – 7:00P

1

10

 

ADULT SKATING CLINIC

Ages 16+

Resident $175 / Non-Resident $195

Leddy Park Arena

This class, designed especially for adult figure skaters, will feature an edge class including basic dance combinations, rhythmic steps to music, figures, jumps and spins, good music and lots of fun! Skaters not able to commit to all the classes may purchase punch cards at the rate of $125 for 5 classes or pay the walk-on fee of $30 per class.

Code

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

125500 A

6/18 – 8/27

Mon

6:15P – 7:45P

10

25

 

ADULT TEAM TENNIS

Ages 18+

Resident $50 / Non-Resident $60

Leddy Park Tennis Courts

Tennis Professionals from Sports & Fitness Edge will teach introductory skills of tennis, combined with instruction in doubles play and scoring. Tennis is an active game you can play for a lifetime.

Code

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

124802 B

6/20 – 7/25

W

6:30P – 8:00P

6

16

 

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

Ages 18+

Resident $75 / Non-Resident $85

Miller Art Room

Sign language can broaden your communication skills, stimulate your senses, and increase your ability to be expressive.

Level 1: students learn the basics. This can be an excellent preparatory tool for learning theatre mime techniques or fostering a career as an interpreter.

Continuing in ASL: Student must have taken previous levels offered in that season. Class focuses on greater use of sentence formation, aspects of deaf culture, new vocabulary, classifier signs and more. Must be familiar with the alphabet and have basic knowledge of vocabulary and numbers.

ASL 3: Focuses on greater use of sentence formation, aspects of deaf culture, new vocabulary, classifier signs, and more. Must be familiar with the alphabet, and have basic knowledge of vocabulary and numbers. Pre-requisites- ASL 1&2.

For more information, please email the instructor CoolAGrist@aol.com.

Code

Level

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

425900 A

Continuing in ASL 2

3/29 – 6/7

Th

7:30P – 9:00P

12

20

425904 A

ASL 1

3/29 – 6/7

Th

6:00P – 7:30P

12

20

425935 A

ASL 3

3/28 – 6/6

W

6:00P – 8:00P

12

20

125900 A

ASL 1

6/21 – 8/30

Th

6:00P – 7:30P

12

20

 

WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE (LEVELS 1, 2 & 3)

Ages 14+

Resident $37 / Non-Resident $47

Miller Community Room

Level 1 – empowers women to have a practical, powerful and effective response to common attacks. Learn simple easy skills to keep you safe.
Level 2 – goes further to teach hands-on practice of stances, strikes, and evasive moves. Level 3 – reviews the strikes, techniques and strategies and gives the opportunity to practice scenarios against members of The Safety Team or a padded male attacker. Taught by the All-Women Safety Team.

Code

Level

Dates

Days

Time

# of
Classes

Max
Capacity

125906 A

1

7/31

Tu

6:00P – 8:30P

1

20

125907 A

2

8/7

Tu

6:00P – 8:30P

1

20

125910 A

3

8/14

Tu

6:00P – 8:30P

1

20