Recreation Programs

Recreation Programs

Family

Family Skating Socials

All Ages

$5 Resident / $5 Non-resident

Leddy Park Arena

Join other families for some fun on the ice! There will be child friendly music, games, space to try out figure skating moves, volunteer helpers, skills instruction and information about upcoming lessons and programs.

Sat                3/30             3:00 PM-4:30 PM

Family Studio Art

Ages: 5+

$60 Resident / $70 Non-resident OR Drop-in fee $12/person

O.N.E. Community Center

Come create together as a family. This open studio time allows participants of all ages to create freely at 2D and 3D material stations. Each week an instructed art project led by a professional artist introduces participants to clay, printmaking, papermaking, and textile art forms. Visual art is important for strengthening creativity and developing problem solving skills. Each person planning to make a project should sign up. A family of 4 planning to only make 2 projects can sign up for 2 slots. We hope this will help provide access and increase families creating together. Families can also drop in for Family Studio Art Time. The fee is $12.00/person/project for drop in. Drop In fee is paid at the beginning of class along with signing a waiver form.

Fri                 5/3-6/7         6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Family Trip Series – Battle History Tours

Ages: 5+

Meet at O.N.E. Community Center

Join us for three fun family history tours! You can register for each day separately, or register for all three days for a discounted price. Trips will go, rain or shine. Bring snacks, a water bottle and money for souvenirs and food. We will be stopping for lunch, but you can pack your own sack lunch if you would like.  Fee includes transportation and entrance into all sites.

One adult for every two children. Note that these trips are somewhat walking intensive, as we will be touring the battle sites. Each day trip is limited to thirteen participants, so please register early to secure your spot! Save $15 when you register for all three!

Chimney Point and Crown Point State Historic Site

Thu                6/27             8:00 AM- 6:00 PM

$20 Resident / $30 Non-resident

Mount Independence and Hubbardton Battlefield

Fri                 6/28             8:00 AM- 6:00 PM

$20 Resident / $30 Non-resident

Fort Ticonderoga

Mon               7/1               8:00 AM- 6:00 PM

$45 Resident / $55 Non-resident

Family Night at the ONE

All Ages

$1 Resident / Non-resident

O.N.E. Community Center

It’s an evening of family fun activities at the ONE Center. Our ONE Center Recreation Instructors will be offering arts & dance activities, games in the gym and a family-friendly movie from 7:30-9:00.  Fee includes all the fun activities along with popcorn for the movie!!

      Fri                 4/12             6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Intro to Private Skating Lessons

$55 Resident / $5 Non-resident

Leddy Park Arena

Skaters who have not passed any US Figure Skating Tests and are looking for extra practice and coaching are invited to register for introductory private skating lessons. This is an opportunity to see if private lessons are right for you! Enrolled skaters will be assigned a coach and will have a 30-minute private and 30 minutes of practice time each week.  Coach preferences will be accommodated as possible on a first come, first served basis.

Ice fee of $55 to cover the 8 weeks is payable to the arena upon registration.  Lesson fee of $20 per week payable directly to your assigned coach by cash or check.

Mon               3/18-5/6       4:50 PM-5:50 PM

Youth

2INSPIRE Ballet II

Ages: 5-9

$60 Resident / $70 Non-resident

Miller Recreation Center

Plie, Relave’, and Pique’ Oh, My 2Inspire Director, Rose Bedard offers a second session of ballet for dancers ages 5-9. Dancers review the traditional basics of ballet as well as continuing to advance and explore another level of sequences, leaps, and turns. The safe and fun-loving environment allows each of her dancers to develop and grow at their own pace. A great class for those who dancers and families who are interested in dance without for the full time commitment. Participants will perform the last day of the session.

Sat                3/16-4/20     9:45 AM-10:30 AM

2INSPIRE hip hop

Ages: 10-16

$50 Resident / $60 Non-resident

Miller Recreation Center

Come beat the heat this summer while learning Hip Hop styles and choreography from 2Inspire Owner, Rose Bedard. In this session students will be able to actively explore the history and many styles that the culture of hip hop has to offer. Each class will include combinations, and choreography dancers will build on each week. 2Inspire Owner, Rose Bedard creates a fun and judgement free environment where all students of any level can flourish and leave feeling confident.

Mon               6/17-7/15     5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Afterschool Fencing

Ages: 8-12

$100 Resident / $120 Non-resident

Miller Recreation Center

Let your child try fencing in this exciting after school class!!  Kids will learn the basics of this fun, safe, Olympic sport that uses the mind as well as the body-to develop motor skills, focus and good sportsmanship.  Enjoyed by boys and girls at all levels of athletic ability.  Taught by a professional-Coach Geoff Butler.  Coach Butler is a Safe Sport certified fencing coach, using special “Fencing in Schools” equipment, specifically designed for young, new fencers.  A $10 USA Fencing non-competitive membership is required for all participants.

Tue                3/19-4/16     3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Figures Skating Clinic

Ages: 7+

$60 Resident / $60 Non-resident

Leddy Park Arena

Skaters of all ages who have passed at least Basic 6 are invited to join this 4 session figures clinic with Coaches Martha and Jennifer to work on school figures and creative figures.

Sun               3/10-3/31     1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Fly Kids – Fly Fishing for Kids

Ages: 9-12

$45 Resident / $45 Non-resident

O.N.E. Community Center

Join our Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront staff who love to fly fish and the fun and awesome experience of learning how to fly fish! Each week will cover different skills and how to experience the sport of fly fishing as a lifelong experience. This program will stress the experience of being out in nature, learning new skills, having fun, and that it is not just about catching fish! All equipment will be provided for this program. Participants will need life vest (personal flotation device) for the day that the group goes to the river to practice what we have learned!

Week #1-What is fly fishing?  How to cast a fly rod.

Week #2-What do fish eat & fly tying.

Week #3-We will be out on the river practicing! This day will be an extended day with the group getting back at 6:30PM.

Wed           5/8-5/22     3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Kindermusik® with Rachel

Ages: 6m-5y

$120 Resident / $140 Non-resident

O.N.E. Community Center

Children and their caregivers spend time together singing, dancing, exploring musical instruments, engaging in imaginative play, hearing stories, and more. So much more than just musical play, Kindermusik® activities support and promote children’s development across physical, social, language, and cognitive domains. Digital home materials include music, stories, games, printable activities, and developmental information.

Fri                 3/29-5/24     1:15 PM-2:30 PM

Maven After-School Skate

Ages: 5-13

$110 Resident / $130 Non-resident

A_Dog Skatepark

In a creative and safe environment that promotes wellness and encourages communication, growth, perseverance and happiness, campers will progress to the next level of skating. In this after school skateboarding workshop hosted by Maven, beginners will learn skateboard mechanics and basic riding skills such as balance, pushing, turning, stopping, riding transitions, and dropping-in. Advanced skaters will have the opportunity to drop in on bigger obstacles/features, and learn more challenging tricks. Skaters will be assessed to establish their goals. Lessons are adapted to each individual’s ability. All participants are educated in skateboard safety, including skateboard maintenance and skatepark etiquette. If there are rain days, we explore skateboarding through music, art and culture. Skaters will navigate the mechanics and maintenance needs of their equipment, as well as examine different creative art mediums related to the skateboard culture.

Mon, Wed     5/6-5/22       3:30 PM-5:30 PM

Movement to Fairy Tales and Classic Childhood Stories

Ages: 4-9

$60 Resident / $70 Non-resident

O.N.E. Community Center

Attention all pirates, jungle animals, wild things, royal court members and beyond! Come and join 2Inspire Dance Director, Rose Bedard as she takes our favorite fairy tales and classic childhood stories and brings them to life with music, props, and movement. Let our imagination and bodies run wild as we explore a different theme and story each week. In this easy going yet, structured setting, participants will be able to unleash their creativity, while continuing to work on their social and motor skills.

Sat                3/16-4/20     11:00 AM-11:45 AM

ITTY BITTY Sports

Itty Bitty Soccer

Ages: 3-5

$40 Resident / $50 Non-resident

Coaches provide instruction as parent and child work together to develop motor skills necessary to succeed in soccer and to prepare child for team play, which begins at the kindergarten level. Participants will receive a soccer ball and t-shirt. Calahan Park site led by Vermont Futbol Academy staff and CP Smith site led by Burlington Soccer Academy.

North End – CP Smith Elementary School

Wed              5/1-5/22       5:30 PM-6:15 PM

South End – Calahan Park

Wed              5/1-5/22       5:30 PM-6:15 PM

Itty Bitty Tennis

Ages: 4-6

$40 Resident / $50 Non-resident

Leddy Park

Introduce your child to basic tennis skills while also developing their hand and eye coordination, movement and balance, listening skills and their ability to follow instructions. Professional staff from the Sports & Fitness Edge provide instruction for this program. Tennis rackets and balls will be made available to all participants.

Ages: 4-5

Wed              6/19-7/10     5:00 PM-5:45 PM

Ages: 5-6

Wed              6/19-7/10     5:45 PM-6:30 PM

Itty Bitty Track and Field

Ages: 4-6

$40 Resident / $50 Non-resident

Burlington High School

Local HS coach, Geoff Bennett, will be instructing youngsters on the proper body mechanics for running, jumping and throwing. A parent or guardian is required to attend all practices with their child. Track and Field is an excellent way to introduce your child to athletics. Kids will learn techniques that they will be able to use for a lifetime of activities.

Mon, Wed     7/1-7/10       5:30 PM-6:15 PM

Mini Volts Soccer

Ages: 4-6

$115 Resident / $135 Non-resident

Leddy Park

The main focus of the Mini Volts program is an introduction to soccer through fun games, coordination movements, flexibility, teaching kids healthy habits, gross motor skills, rules of soccer, as well as sportsmanship and being role models.

Mon-Fri         8/12-8/16     9:00 AM-12:00 PM

 

Adult

2Inspire Movement, Adult Ballet

Ages: 18+

$50 Resident / $60 Non-resident

Miller Recreation Center

This class is open to dancers who have had some experience or who are new to ballet. Come and join dance director, Rose Bedard, and explore the traditional positions, terms and movement of ballet. Dancers will be gently exercising their minds and bodies, and will have help correcting their posture alignment with warm ups and combinations that will fully engage your whole body. Rose Bedard provides a judgement free environment and quality instruction to all dancers to grow. This class will leave you feeling more confident about dance and yourself.

Mon               6/17-7/15     6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Adult Horse Camp

Ages: 18+

$195 Resident / $215 Non-resident

Meet at the O.N.E. Community Center

Join us for this adult camp experience! It is a three-day beginner’s camp. On May 9th you will learn about the special care of horses and ponies (how to feed, water and brush them and how to care for their hooves. On May 16th, you will learn riding skills and be able to ride in the ring with instruction (walk, halt, steering). On May 23rd, you will continue on with learning more about horsemanship and riding. (This farm is not accessible. Mobility is essential and balance a must!) Pack a lunch and bring a full water bottle. Wear footwear with a heel and long pants. Helmets, transportation to the farm, instruction and beverages provided.

Thu                5/9-5/23       10:00 AM-3:00 PM

Adult Team Tennis

Ages: 18+

$50 Resident / $60 Non-resident

Leddy Park

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.

Wed              6/19-7/24     6:30 PM-8:00 PM

American Sign Language

Ages: 18+

$75 Resident / $85 Non-resident

Miller Recreation Center

ASL 1 for Beginners:

Sign language can broaden your communication skills, stimulate your senses, and increase your ability to be expressive. This can be an excellent preparatory tool for learning theatre mime techniques or fostering a career as an interpreter as well as communication with deaf friends in social events. General finger spelling, vocabulary, signing, using facial expression and role playing will be emphasized. Students with some or no experience are encouraged to attend. Prerequisites: none.

Wed              4/3-6/12       6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Wed              6/26-9/4       6:00 PM-7:30 PM

ASL 3 for beginner:

This is similar to ASL 2 for Beginners’ class and it is to continue learning vocabulary, numbers, classifier signs, ASL sentences, and conversations. Sometimes to discuss deaf cultures. Prerequisites: ASL 2 for Beginners at BPRW or ASL 1 or 2 at the college level.

Tue                4/2-6/11       6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Continuing in ASL (Level 4+):

We will be learning a lot of vocabulary signs and sign sentences. We also will practice ASL conversations with sign idioms, loan signs and other signing tools. More discussion on Deaf Culture. This is also flexible of what we all want to learn and to enhance the ASL skills. Prerequisites: ASL 3 at BPRW or ASL 2 and 3 college courses.

Thu                4/4-6/13       6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Open Session

Any number of students or groups are welcome to join the first day and the class will determine which level of ASL that the class will covering. If you are interested, please email the instructor Alex Grist at CoolAGrist@aol.com with a class level and any ideas you would like.

Thu                6/27-9/5       6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Beginning Sewing

Ages: 18+

$80 Resident / $90 Non-resident

O.N.E. Community Center

This series of eight classes is ideal for adults who want to learn to sew with Terri. These are beginner level classes that provide the foundation for making useful garments or other items. Overall, the course is very hands on. Learning how to use a sewing machine is the most technical part of the course, but we can use videos and handouts to supplement one-on-one teaching and group lessons.

Hand sewing: Whip stitch, Hem stitch (invisible slip stitch), and basting for gathers and ruffles

Sewing machine basics: threading the machine, changing the machine needle, winding a bobbin, threading the bobbin, types of stitches, and basic quilting pattern

Choosing and cutting fabrics: non-patterns, patterns and templates, understanding directions printed on a pattern, how to sew a lined tote bag. Fabric types, care, suitability to project and proper layout and more.

Trip to the library: Fletcher Free Library has a good selection of sewing books. To take out books, you will need a library card if you don’t already have one.

Wed              4/3-5/15       6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Wed              6/5-7/31       6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Ethiopian/Eritrean Cooking with Mulu Tewelde

Ages: 18+

$40 Resident / $50 Non-resident

O.N.E. Community Center

Each class of the four 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 unique, slightly spongy texture. The bread is a staple food in Ethiopia and Eritria. The last class will feature two vegetarian dishes and how to make injera bread. You may sign up for the four part series or individual dates. Mulu prepares Ethiopian/Eritrean meals for the community in and around Burlington.

Thu                3/28             5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Thu                4/18             5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Thu                5/23             5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Thu                6/20             5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Learn to Fly Fish

Ages: 18+

$45 Resident / $55 Non-resident

O.N.E. Community Center

Join our Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront staff who love to fly fish and discover the fun of learning how to fly fish! Each of the classes will cover different skills and how to experience the sport of fly fishing as a lifelong experience. All equipment (except waders & boots)  will be provided for this program. Participants can rent boots & waders for the day on the river at $30.

Week #1- What is fly fishing? How to cast a fly rod.

Week #2- What do the fish like to eat & fly tying

Week #3- We will be out on the river practicing!

Wed, 5/8-5/15, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM & Sat, 5/25, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM

Music Lessons with Isaac Kranz

Ages: 18+

O.N.E. Community Center

Join Isaac Kranz for group and solo music lessons. Isaac Kranz teaches music lessons at Contois Music. Isaac will be offering group & solo lessons in guitar, ukulele, and piano. Please indicate when enrolling if you are at a beginner, intermediate, or confident level.

Group music lessons will include 4 people in each group. The group will pick out a song and the lessons will be based around this one song. Lessons will include music theory, the process of learning the song, and learning musical knowledge. Solo music lessons will determine what level participants are at, goals as a musician, and formulating lessons based on the participant. Solo music lessons will involve completing a song.

Beginning Level Groups

$180 Resident / $200 Non-resident

Sat                3/30-5/4       12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Sat                5/18-6/22     12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Intermediate & Confident Level Groups

$180 Resident / $200 Non-resident

Sat                3/30-5/4       1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Sat                5/18-6/22     1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Solo Music Lessons

$270 Resident / $290 Non-resident

Sat                3/30-5/4       2:00 PM-3:00 PM OR 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Sat                5/18-6/22     2:00 PM-3:00 PM OR 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Musical Connections Group

Ages: 18-45

$120 Resident / $140 Non-resident

Miller Recreation Center

Musical Connections is a group for young adults with and without disabilities where participants are given opportunities to connect through music in many different ways. Through singing and playing instruments with their peers, participants can build self-esteem, engage in creative expression and foster friendships. The group is lead by 2 board-certified music therapists with extensive experience working with individuals of all functioning levels. Those individuals who require support in the community are asked to bring a support person with them to our group. The program will culminate with a special performance for friends and family on our last day. For any questions, about the group, please contact Jen@musicbloomsmusictherapy.com or at (802) 310-9793.

Tue                4/2-5/14       11:00 AM-12:00 PM

North End Yoga

Ages: 18+

$80 Resident / $90 Non-resident

Miller Recreation Center

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.

Mon               3/25-5/20     6:00 PM-7:00 PM

 

Pickleball Clinics (Intermediate level)

Ages: 18+

$25 Resident/$35 Non-Resident

April 23rd and 24th  | 5:30P-7:30P

Miller Community & Recreation Center

Join Chris Tudor our instructor as he instructs players in intermediate pickleball skills. These clinics are for players who have experience playing pickleball.  The clinics will cover ground strokes, volleys, dinking, court positions, third drop shots, overheads, and lobs.

Women’s Self Defense

Ages: 14+

$37 Resident / $47 Non-resident

Miller Recreation Center

These fun, empowering workshops are open to women of all abilities.

Instructors are Dr. Christine DiBlasio PhD- Psychologist, 4th Degree Black Belt, Darcy Miller- Forensic Toxicologist, 2nd Degree Black Belt, Nancy Keller- Educator, 3rd Degree Black Belt, Karen Chevalier- Police Officer, 2nd Degree Black Belt

Summer-Women’s Self Defense-Level I

The Safety Team’s Women’s Self Defense Program teaches simple, powerful and effective personal protection strategies that are easy to understand and remember.

Tue                7/16             6:00 PM-8:15 PM

Level II

This advanced class is an active program which focuses on evasive maneuvers, stance and footwork. We practice defenses against common attacks such as chokes, grabs and bear hugs. Participants will also learn effective ground techniques, review Level I strikes and discuss the use of pepper spray. Prerequisite: Level I workshop.

Tue                7/23             6:00 PM-8:15 PM

Summer-Women’s Self Defense-Level III

Level III reviews the strikes learned in Level I and Level II as well as the self-defense skills, techniques, and strategies learned previously. In addition, students are given the opportunity to practice scenarios against members of the The Safety Team or a padded male attacker, whichever may be more comfortable. All activities are at the discretion of the participants. Prerequisite: Level I and II.

Tue                7/30             6:00 PM-8:15 PM

Adult 50+

50+ History Hunters

Ages: 50+

$7 Resident / $7 Non-resident

Meet at the O.N.E. Community Center

Join our Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront Staff to explore two of Vermont’s most interesting and educational historical sites. Fee covers transportation. Participants will be stopping by a local eatery for lunch. Bring money to cover lunch!! Pick ups for the trips will include stops at the Heineberg Senior Center, ONE Center, and Burlington office.

Crown Point Historical Site

Wed              5/8               9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Join our visit to the Crown Point Historical Site. Crown Point State Historic Site is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the ruins of two fortifications from the colonial wars between the British and French. Long before the American Revolution these colonial powers both laid claim to the Champlain Valley and this strategically important peninsula known as Crown Point. The group will then stop by the Bridge Diner  for lunch after visiting the fort.

Rokeby Museum

Wed              7/17             9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Rokeby Museum presents a nationally significant Underground Railroad story in their major exhibit “Free & Safe: The Underground Railroad in Vermont”. Focused on Simon and Jesse, two fugitives from slavery who found shelter here in the 1830s, the exhibit traces their stories from slavery to freedom, introduces the abolitionist Robinson family who called Rokeby home, and explores the turbulent decades leading up to the Civil War. The historic house is fully furnished with 200 years of domestic belongings provides an intimate glimpse into the family’s life through four generations. After our museum visit, we will travel to Vergennes for a lunch at the 3 Squares restaurant.

50+ Vineyard Tour Series

Ages: 50+

$7 Resident / $7 Non-resident

Meet at the O.N.E. Community Center

Join our Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront Staff for the Vineyard-Wine Tour Series. Our trips will be to vineyards in and around the Champlain Valley & other areas of Vermont. We will travel to each vineyard and see how it is unique to that area of Vermont and taste some wine and enjoy the countryside. Bring a bagged lunch and enjoy lunch at the vineyards. Bring extra money for wine tasting and purchasing wine and other delicious Vermont products. $7.00 fee covers transportation costs. Pick ups will take place at the Heineberg Senior Center, ONE Community Center, and City of Burlington Offices.

Boyden Valley, Cambridge

Thu                8/29             9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Snow Farm Vineyard, South Hero

Wed              6/12             9:00 AM-3:00 PM

 

AARP Smart Driver Course

Ages: 50+

$15 AARP Member / $20 Non-members

Miller Recreation Center

This four-hour classroom experience is designed to provide mature drivers with new skills and awareness of changes in the driving environment. Some insurance companies offer a discount for successful completion of this course. Some topics covered:

  • Maintaining proper following distance
  • Minimizing the effect of dangerous blind spots
  • Limiting driver distractions
  • Properly using safety belts, air bags, and all care features
  • Effects of medication on driving
  • Maintaining physical flexibility
  • Monitoring the driving skills and capabilities of yourself and others

The course also reviews current national and Vermont traffic laws and their impact upon older drivers. The instructor for this course is Richard Smiles, an AARP Smart Driver volunteer instructor.

Mon               4/15             12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Ethan Allen Spirit Rides

Ages: 50+

$15 Resident / $25 Non-resident

Meet at the O.N.E. Community Center

Take a cruise around Lake Champlain on a narrated tour aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen III  We will learn about the history of Lone Rock Point, Colchester Point, as well as Shelburne Bay and Dunder Rock, and if we are lucky, we might even spot our famous lake monster, Champ! Coffee and assorted pastries included as well as pick up/drop offs at our 645 Pine St. BPRW location and Burlington senior housings and Burlington senior centers.

Fri                 5/31             10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Fri                 9/20             10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Medicare Made Clear

Ages: 50+

Free

O.N.E. Community Center OR Miller Recreation Center

Confused about Medicare? We’ll help you learn the basics. You’re invited to a Medicare Made ClearTM educational seminar. Join us to learn all about your Medicare Choices. We’ll also share tools and resources to help you understand the coverage that may be right for you, including a free educational guide. Whether you’re just getting started with Medicare or simply looking to learn more, we’re here to help. Light snacks and beverages provided. Caregivers of all ages welcome! Brought to you by UnitedHealthCare® Class is taught by Susan More-Licensed Insurance Agent, Benefit Solutions LLC

O.N.E. Community Center

Fri                 5/17             2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Miller Recreation Center

Sat                7/27             10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Nature Walks in Vermont

Ages: 50+

Meet at O.N.E. Community Center

Join our Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront staff for 3 enjoyable nature walks in Vermont. We will experience the beauty of nature while visiting three different areas in Vermont. These walks are on easy to moderate level walking trails. Bring a lunch and we provide the transportation!

Robert Frost Trail

$7 Resident / $7 Non-resident

Thu                6/4               9:00 AM-3:00 PM

This is a wonderful short hike full of nice surprises. The walk takes you through meadows, woods and over rivers. The views are beautiful and there are Robert Frost poems scattered throughout the trail. Be sure to take time to read each poem and reflect on the setting. This trail is located in the in the Green Mountain National Forest in Ripton, Vt.

Button Bay State Park

$7 Resident / $7 Non-resident

Thu                6/6               9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Fee includes transportation. Participants will need to cover the $4 entry fee into Button Bay State Park. Bring a lunch!! We will be walking along the lake looking for the infamous button rocks along with visiting the nature center at the end of the trail.

Vermont Institute of Natural Science Visit

$10 Resident / $10 Non-resident

Tue                6/11             9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Fee includes transportation. Participants pay the Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences (VINS) entry fee of $15.50. Bring a lunch! VINS is  headquartered in Quechee, VT, on 47 acres of forest, meadow, and rolling hills, featuring 17 state-of-the-art raptor enclosures that house hawks, eagles, falcons, owls, and other birds of prey. In addition, the site has two songbird aviaries.

Senior Fitness

Ages: 50+

$110 Resident / $130 Non-resident

Miller Recreation Center

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.

Tue, Thu       3/26-5/30     10:00 AM-11:30 AM