Recreation and Parks: Schedule of events at the Gibson Aiken Center

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Recreation & Parks Department's next session of Fitness Classes begins next week. There will also be a Youth Chess Tournament next weekend.     

Fitness Classes beginning the week of March 20 at the Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main Street. This is an eight-week program and is offered for 16 years of age and older. The cost of the program is: once a week $50, twice a week $75, three times a week $90. Non-residents add $25 to the cost of the program. There is a drop-in rate of $10 per class. Late registrations are always welcome. The class runs 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. and the weekly schedule is as follows: Mondays — Yoga; Wednesdays — Strong Yoga; Fridays — Yoga/Pilates. The instructor, Cyndy Gray, has a B.S. in Physical Education and is a certified to teach both Yoga and Pilates. She also has a black belt in Karate.

Gray also offers a Kickboxing and Conditioning Class which focuses on strength, agility and athletic conditioning. New participants are welcome to join anytime. The class is held at the Gibson Aiken Center, 207 Main St. on Saturdays at 9 a.m. and Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. The cost of this program is: once a week for $40 per month or $75 for two months, twice a week for $50 per month or $90 for two months. There is a $10 discount for participants in the Yoga & Pilates classes. Non-residents add $25 to the cost of the program.

The 9th Annual Youth Chess Tournament will be held Saturday, March 25, from 1 to 4 pm., in the Gibson-Aiken Center Senior Center. This program is for participants in Kindergarten through Grade 8; all skill levels welcome. The cost of this tournament is $5. Eric Strickland will be running the tournament. Depending on the number of entrants, contestants will be divided into appropriate groups. Swiss System, no players are ever eliminated. Game boards will be provided.

For more information on these and other programs, call the Recreation and Parks Office at 802-254-5808.


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