Adult Programs

2012 Mike Brodeur ProKop

Pickle Ball League

Pickle ball is a paddle sport (similar to a racket sport) that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Pickle ball has become extremely popular around the country and offers a fun way to stay active while also minimizing high levels of impact on your joints. Great opportunity to stay fit and make some new friends along the way. 6 weeks.

Activity #:     240420-1
Ages:           18+
Time:            10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dates:          September 15 - October 20
Day:             Saturday's
Fee:             $30 Res; $40 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich Rec. Basketball Courts

Adult Fall Softball League

This is a great opportunity to keep the team together for a few more exciting months of softball. The regular season will run from September 4 - October 9th with a double elimination playoff format the following week. Each team is guaranteed 7 regular season games.

Ages:           18+
Time:            6:15 PM or 7:00 PM
Dates:          September 11 - October 30
Fee:             $850 Per team
Location:      Raymond Ouellette Park

Tennis Ladder League

A tennis ladder is a way for local tennis enthusiasts to meet and play matches with other similarly skilled players, at mutually convenient times. Get weekly match ups and report scores weekly.

Activity #:     230401-2
Ages:           18+
Time:            Pick your time
Dates:          September 17 - October 29
Day:             Pick your days
Fee:             $35 Res; $45 Non-Res
Location:      Any tennis court in Norwich

Movement & Meditation Yoga

This class is an experiential journey where basic breathing techniques establish a foundation for meditation. Each class begins with a mindful meditation, moves to a segment of meditative movement where our rhythmic breathing is maintained throughout, and ends with a short Yoga Nidra (guided meditation). This practice is accessible to all students. Bring your mat. Blankets and blocks will be provided. 6 weeks. Instructor: John Benbow

Session 1
Activity #:     240824-A
Ages:           16+
Time:            9:00 AM - 10:00AM
Dates:          September 17 - October 29 *No class October 8
Day:             Monday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Lee Memorial UMC; 294 Washington St., Norwich

Session 2
Activity #:     240824-A2
Ages:           16+
Time:            9:00 AM - 10:00AM
Dates:          November 5 - December 17 *No class November 12
Day:             Monday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Lee Memorial UMC; 294 Washington St., Norwich

Core & More

Build core muscle groups through a variety of exercises designed to strengthen your abdomen and back muscles while increasing your flexibility. This is a great class for any level. 6 weeks. Instructor: Chris Collins

Session 1
Activity #:     440823-5
Ages:           16+
Time:            5:00 AM - 6:00AM
Dates:          September 20 - October 25
Day:             Thursday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
                     Walk-ins: $10 Res; $12 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich recreation Department

Session 2
Activity #:     440823-6
Ages:           16+
Time:            5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dates:          November 8 - December 20 *No class 11/22
Day:             Thursday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
                     Walk-ins welcome: $10 Res; $12 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department

Essential Yoga

Yoga is for everybody in every body and this class delivers a well-rounded yoga practice that is appropriate for all levels. It will be taught in the flowing style, marrying breath and movement, a basic component of any Hatha yoga practice. Bring a yoga mat. Instructor: John Benbow

Session 1
Activity #:     240824-B
Ages:           16+
Time:            6:00 PM - 7:00PM
Dates:          September 17 - October 29 *No class on 10/8
Day:             Monday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Brothers of Joseph Synagogue , 2 Broad St., Norwich

Session 2
Activity #:     240824-B2
Ages:           16+
Time:            6:00 PM - 7:00PM
Dates:          November 5 - December 17 *No class on 11/12
Day:             Monday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Brothers of Joseph Synagogue , 2 Broad St., Norwich

Tai Chi for Beginners

Tai Chi involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing to achieve the ultimate relaxation while increasing your flexibility, balance, & agility. Instructor: Aaron Hughes

Session 1
Activity #:     240820-1
Ages:           16+
Time:            7:00 PM - 8:00PM
Dates:          September 19 - October 24
Day:             Wednesday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department

Sea_Kayak

Session 2
Activity #:     240820-2
Ages:           16+
Time:            7:00 PM - 8:00PM
Dates:          November 7 - December 12
Day:             Wednesday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department

Yoga for all levels

Wake up your body, sharpen your mind, and clarify your spirt. Improve your flexibility, find calmness, and build strength. Postures chosen for these classes are designed to help you to listen to your body and guide towards self-awareness and self-care. 6 weeks. Instructor: John Benbow

Session 1
Dates:          September 18 - October 25
Day:             Tuesdays OR Thursdays
Time:            6:00PM – 7:00PM
Fee:             $40 Res; $50 Non-Res (for one day a week)
                    $80 Res; $100 Non-Res (Both Tuesdays & Thursdays)
                    $8 Res; $10 Non-Res (Walk-in fees)
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department
                     75 Mohegan Rd. Norwich, CT

Session 2
Dates:          November 6 - December 20
Day:             Tuesdays OR Thursdays
Time:            6:00PM – 7:00PM
Fee:             $40 Res; $50 Non-Res (for one day a week)
                    $80 Res; $100 Non-Res (Both Tuesdays & Thursdays)
                    $8 Res; $10 Non-Res (Walk-in fees)
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department
                     75 Mohegan Rd. Norwich, CT

Chair Yoga

This practice is accessible to all and will use a chair and a mat along with blocks and straps to develop strength and increase flexibility throughout the whole body. No prior yoga experience is necessary. Instructor: John Benbow

Session 1
Activity #:     240824-D
Ages:           16+
Time:            6:00 PM - 7:00PM
Dates:          September 19 - October 24
Day:             Wednesday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Foundry 66; 66 Franklin St., Norwich

Session 2
Activity #:     240824-D1
Ages:           16+
Time:            6:00 PM - 7:00PM
Dates:          November 7 - December 12
Day:             Wednesday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Foundry 66; 66 Franklin St., Norwich

Zumba

Zumba eliminates the "work" from "working out" by combining irresistible Latin & International music with dynamic yet simple exercise moves to create a fun, energetic fitness program. Zumba utilizes the principles of fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize calorie output, fat burning and total body toning. 6 weeks. Instructor: Helky Kitners

Session 1
Activity #:     240816-1
Ages:           16+
Time:            4:45 PM - 5:45PM
Dates:          September 17 - October 29
Day:             Monday's
Fee:             $36 Res; $46 Non-Res
                    Walk-ins welcome: $10 Res; $12 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department

Session 2
Activity #:     240816-1
Ages:           16+
Time:            4:45 PM - 5:45PM
Dates:          November 5 - December 17
Day:             Monday's
Fee:             $36 Res; $46 Non-Res
                     Walk-ins welcome: $10 Res; $12 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department

Therapeutic Yoga

This is an all levels class that focuses on the connection of breath and movement, the safe alignment of our joints, and a practical way to stretch our bodies. This is a perfect entry level class for those wishing to explore yoga as a healing modality or a good way to deepen your practice. If you have a mat, please bring it along, although it is not a requirement. All other props (blankets, blocks, straps) will be provided.6 weeks. Instructor: John Benbow

Session 1
Activity #:     240824-E
Ages:           16+
Time:            9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Dates:          September 21 - October 26
Day:             Friday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Lee Memorial UMC; 294 Washington St., Norwich

Session 2
Activity #:     240824-E1
Ages:           16+
Time:            9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Dates:          November 9 - December 21 *No Class November 23
Day:             Friday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Lee Memorial UMC; 294 Washington St., Norwich

Nutrition Series

Learn life transforming information on how you can take charge of your own health. This is not a diet or a program. We live in a different world today where we are dealing with excessive amounts of depression, anxiety, fatigue, brain fog, obesity, cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis, arthritis and pain. Learn how to eat foods to improve your well-being. 6 weeks. Instructor: Laura Ely

Activity #:     240620-1
Ages:           16+
Time:            5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dates:          September 20 - October 25
Day:            Thursday's
Fee:            $50 Res; $60 Non-Res
                    Walk-ins welcome: $10 Res; $12 Non-Res
Location:     Rose City Senior Center; 8 Mahan Dr., Norwich

Therapy Dog Training

This class will teach you the foundation necessary to prepare you to become a therapy dog team and take the American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Test. Dogs must be reliable with basic commands. The first class will includes the dog as well as the handler. Please bring the following to class: Rabies vaccination form is due at first class or at registration, waste bags and water, dog treats and a 4-8 foot retractable leash is required.

Activity #:     140620-1
Ages:           18+
Time:            6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dates:          September 19 - October 24
Day:             Wednesday's
Fee:             $120 Res; $130 Non-Res
Location:      Rose City Senior Center; 8 Mahan Dr., Norwich

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CPR & First Aid Certification Class

If you need CPR training for a job or to satisfy an OSHA-mandated job requirement or you just want to know how to keep your loved ones safe, the American Red Cross has world-class courses to ensure that you get the latest information, and quality instruction. Class will cover Adult, Child CPR/AED and First Aid. Open to new and re-certification students.

Activity #:     451021-2
Ages:           14+
Time:            3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dates:          October 2
Day:             Tuesday
Fee:             $70 Res; $80 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department

Norwich Garden Club

Come join a club that helps to make our community beautiful! Norwich Recreation is thrilled to announce the first ever garden and beautification club. The goal of this group is to get together weekly and help to maintain some of the beautiful gardens around our community. This is a great opportunity to get together with other people who value the appearance of our community. Call the Norwich Recreation Dept for more details.