Adult Programs

2012 Mike Brodeur ProKop

Indoor 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:            5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dates:          January 15 - February 29
Day:             Tuesday's
Fee:             $30 Res; $40 Non-Res
Location:      Rose City Senior Center

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 #:     540820-A1
Ages:           16+
Time:            9:00 AM - 10:00AM
Dates:          January 14 - February 18
Day:             Monday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Lee Memorial UMC; 294 Washington St., Norwich

Session 2
Activity #:     540820-A2
Ages:           16+
Time:            9:00 AM - 10:00AM
Dates:          March 4 - April 8
Day:             Monday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Lee Memorial UMC; 294 Washington St., Norwich

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 #:     540820-B1
Ages:           16+
Time:            6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dates:          January 14 - February 18
Day:             Monday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Brothers of Joseph Synagogue , 2 Broad St., Norwich

Session 2
Activity #:     340820-B2
Ages:           16+
Time:            6:00 PM - 7:00PM
Dates:          March 4 - April 8
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 #:     340821-A
Ages:           16+
Time:            7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dates:          January 16 - February 20
Day:             Wednesday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department

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Session 2
Activity #:     340821-B
Ages:           16+
Time:            7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dates:          March 6 - April 10
Day:             Wednesday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department

Yoga Basics

Have yo u always wanted to try yoga but wasn't sure where to begin? This is the class for you! Yoga Basics is the perfect class for beginners or any student looking for simpler practice. You will learn basics of yoga poses, breath work, and mindfulness techniques. Modifications will be offered to accommodate all levels of ability. Benefits include increased flexibility, improved strength, and stress reduction. Instructor: Michelle Vanase-Frawley

Session 1
Activity #:     540820-C1
Ages:           13+
Dates:          January 15 - February 19
Day:             Tuesday's
Time:            6:00PM – 7:00PM
Fee:             $40 Res; $50 Non-Res
                    $8 Res; $10 Non-Res (Walk-in fees)
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department
                     75 Mohegan Rd. Norwich, CT

Session 2
Activity #:     540820-C2
Ages:           13+
Dates:          March 5 - April 9
Day:             Tuesday's
Time:            6:00PM – 7:00PM
Fee:             $40 Res; $50 Non-Res
                    $8 Res; $10 Non-Res (Walk-in fees)
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department
                     75 Mohegan Rd. Norwich, CT

Yin Yoga

This practice is accessible to all and will 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 #:     540820-D1
Ages:           16+
Time:            9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Dates:          January 16 - February 20
Day:             Wednesday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Foundry 66; 66 Franklin St., Norwich

Session 2
Activity #:     540820-D2
Ages:           16+
Time:            9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Dates:          March 6 - April 10
Day:             Wednesday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Foundry 66; 66 Franklin St., Norwich

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 #:     540820-E1
Ages:           16+
Time:            9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Dates:          January 16 - February 20
Day:             Friday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Foundry 66; 66 Franklin St., Norwich

Session 2
Activity #:     540820-E2
Ages:           16+
Time:            9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Dates:          March 8 - February 12
Day:             Friday's
Fee:             $45 Res; $55 Non-Res
Location:      Foundry 66; 66 Franklin St., Norwich

Basic Dog Obedience

This six week class is designed to focus on building reliable basic obedience skills. Items covered will include leash manners, commands such as "Come", "Leave It", "Sit", "Down" and "Stay". No previous training is required.  Rabies certificate is required. First class includes the dog & handler. Only one dog per handler. Please bring water and a bowl, treats, waste bags to clean up after your dog, a non-slip mat, and a NON-RETRACTABLE leash is required.

Activity #:     340120-1
Ages:           18+
Time:            6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dates:          January 16 - February 20
Day:             Wednesday's
Fee:             $120 Res; $130 Non-Res
Location:      Rose City Senior Center

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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 #:     541021-1
Ages:           14+
Time:            3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dates:          February 11
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.

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 #:     340822-A
Ages:           16+
Time:            6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dates:          January 14 - March 4
Day:             Monday's
Fee:             $36 Res; $46 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department

Session 2
Activity #:     340822-B
Ages:           16+
Time:            6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dates:          March 11 - April 15
Day:             Monday's
Fee:             $36 Res; $46 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department

Stress Relief Workshop

Stress relief, comfort to the body, and calming of the mind will all be achieved through meditation and hypnosis. Lori Senuta is a certified consulting hypnosis who will bring relaxation and mindfulness into your life. Don’t miss out on a chance to relieve stress during her 4 week workshop.

Activity #:     320420-1
Ages:           18+
Time:            6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dates:          January 17 - February 7
Day:             Thursday's
Fee:             $40 Res; $50 Non-Res
Location:      Norwich Recreation Department