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America's Boating Course


with Dave Field

Calendar Apr 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This Penobscot Bay Sail & Power Squadron Course is designed to familiarize the student with the fundamentals of safe boating and to qualify for certification in most states that require boating education before operating a watercraft.

We'll talk about safety equipment, trip planning, navigation rules and aids, state and federal regulations, anchoring, emergencies, communications, trailering and knots/lines.

A $10.00 Power Squadron Fee will be payable to the instructor.

The course book can be also purchased (optional)from the instructor for $26.00.


Please contact us (862-6422) if you have any questions about this class and we will connect you with the instructor. 



Chair Yoga


with Cheryl Hollingworth

Calendar May 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that includes many classic yoga poses as well as gentle stretches. Classic yoga poses are adapted so students don't have to get up and down off the floor or be able to balance on one foot. Poses are done sitting on a chair or standing behind the chair for support.

No yoga mat is required. Students should wear comfortable clothing and bring a small towel or blanket to sit on and a belt or scarf for stretches. 

No yoga experience is required.


Dance Fitness with Amy
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Dance Fitness with Amy


with Amy McFalls

Calendar Apr 10, 2019 at 4:15 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Featuring today’s top music hits, this energetic, exciting and fun dance fitness class is designed to make you sweat! Get ready to hoot and holler, shimmy and shake it! It’s time to boogie with Amy!        

To register for this class, call 827-3906 or just show up to a session.

The course fee is: $5 drop in rate per class ($3 for RSU 26/34 Staff)


DIY Maine Pack Baskets - Hampden


with Devon Kane

Calendar May 11, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Come with no basket weaving knowledge and leave with an incredible pack-basket (backpack style) that you you'll have made yourself! Not only will you have a new creation, but you will also learn the skills to make it again. 

These pack baskets are traditionally used for ice fishing but can be also used for picnics, laundry, gardening and more. Sign up with your friends and join the fun. 

The $92.00 course fee includes all the materials you will need in this one-day, hands-on class.


Intro to Line Dancing


with Cheryl Hollingworth

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this 6-week line dancing class, we will dance to all kinds of music. Line dancing is not difficult once you know the basic steps. No exerience is needed to participate in this fun fitness activity!


Intro to Pickleball - Hampden Evenings


with Susan Starbird

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In this 2-week course, you will learn to play Pickleball, "the fastest growing sport in the U.S.A.". Sessions consist of general instruction and play. Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and ping-pong. 

Inexpensive to play, Pickleball provides good exercise, is great for individuals of all ability levels, is easy to pick up and play and is a great social activity. 

This is an attractive sport that is ideal for all ages, especially Seniors 50+.

All equipment will be provided to you.

Please register by April 24.



Spring Walking Club

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

Too cold, dark or slippery outside to get a walk in? Join our indoor walking club. You can stay at ground level or challenge yourself by walking up and down different levels. This is an idependent program - you'll walk at your own pace by yourself or with friends.


Tai Chi for Arthritis for Better Health
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Tai Chi for Arthritis for Better Health


with George Manlove

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 15 weeks

The ancient art of Tai Chi can improve balance and confidence in walking, can help students relax and reduce levels of stress and tension and can provide you with a good workout. You’ll learn from and work with a certified Tai Chi instructor in this continuing, low impact fitness class.

To register for this class, call us at 866-4119.

Course Fee:  $5.00 drop in rate each class, payable to the instructor.



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