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Thursday September 23, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength September
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. 
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    SENIOR CREATE & CHAT - SENIOR CREATE & CHAT
Do you like to knit, sew, crochet or create masterpieces? Please bring whatever you are working on and join fellow crafters/knitters/sewers/crocheters/beaders (anything will do!) as we chat and share our ideas, tips and projects with each other.  Stay for the entire time or come and go anytime you please! Bring water & a cushion!!  Be prepared to social distance at six feet apart or more and wear your mask at all times. Please do not share materials.
 
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM    BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR, CITY THEATER, BIDDEFORD - BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR, CITY THEATER, BIDDEFORD
Visit the costume room filled with costumes, the annex and more as we go backstage at this historic theater. Please note that this trip involves walking and stairs.  There are 3 to 4 flights of stairs and some without railings.  Please wear appropriate footwear. 
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    STEP INTO FITNESS - STEP INTO FITNESS - SEPTEMBER
Step into fitness!  Some class LIGHT cardio mixed with weights and core and ending with some great stretches. 
 
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM    CHAIR FIT - CHAIR FIT - SEPTEMBER
Chair Fit is a great total body workout for everyone but perfect if you have trouble doing standing exercise.  Cardio strength and core all using a chair!   
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    CARDS & GAMES - CARDS & GAMES
Come to SPCC on Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards or a game of your choice!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Hand & Foot, Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Rumikub, Uno etc.
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONNG - THURSDAYS
Come to SPPC on Thursday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.  Please note if you come on Thursdays that there are many other card games going on at the same time and it is very noisy!
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS JV/1st Boys Soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Varsity FH Practice
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Practice
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    HS 1st Team Boys Soccer Game
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    HS JV Soccer Game
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! September
Mix it Up! is a co-ed circuit training class, combining cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. Be prepared to get your heart rate up using a wide variety of exercises and equipment. Mix it Up! is designed to be easy to follow and target strength building and cardiovascular endurance. Please note this adult class will only allow a 10% Senior Discount.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Clean gym floor
 
5:00 PM - 6:45 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    SPHS Football Team Meeting & Dinner
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Portland Rugby Workouts
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    HS V Soccer Game
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Fall
The recreation department has 2 nights of adult basketball leagues. Participants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to ahoyt@southportland.org once you register. Fall Registration will close September 2.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis.  Coed Adult League format8 regular season games5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 18 minute halvesMen shots inside 3 point arc = 1 point, Outside arc = 2 pointsFemale shots inside 3 point arc = 2 points, Outside arc = 3 pointsRules are based off of the MPA rulesYOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
Friday September 24, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONNG - FRIDAYS
Come to SPPC on Thursday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.  Please note if you come on Thursdays that there are many other card games going on at the same time and it is very noisy!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Wicked Yogi
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Exercise class
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Girls JV Soccer
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Girl Scout meetings
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Karate Kids - Karate Kids Session 1
Students in this class will learn the basic strikes, blocks, kicks and stances used in karate training. This fundamental training also strengthens and prepares the body for the more difficult techniques ahead in one’s training. In addition to developing physical fitness, self-defense and safety skills, our karate program also helps your child build confidence, focus and respect for oneself and others.Masks must be worn 
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    HS V Field Hockey Game
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Age Friendly South Portland Event
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Middle School Volleyball - Middle School Volleyball
We are pleased to have Coach Emily Savage back to offer middle schoolers a chance to come learn how to play volleyball! This is for kids who have never played before and those who want to brush up on their skills. Coach Emily will go over rules, proper techniques and strategies in this growing sport. Games will be played and fun will be had!Masks must be worn 
 
Saturday September 25, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Adult Cardio Tennis - Saturday Cardio Tennis Fall
Cardio Tennis is a fun group activity that incorporates a good workout. This program features a warm-up, drills, cardio workout, and cool down phases. If you are looking for a great new way to get in shape, burn calories, and enjoy the game of tennis then Cardio Tennis is for you! For intermediate/advanced skill levels.Instructor - David Cousins
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    HS Football Practice
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Youth Track
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Track Magic - Track Magic
Children in Ages 5 - 2nd grade will get the chance to take their first steps into track and field. Each session will incorporate games and varied relays that focus on teamwork. Proper warm-up techniques will be introduced and beginning track skills such as running in a straight line, throwing, and jumping into a sand pit will be practiced in a non-competitive environment. Program held at SPHS track.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Age Friendly South Portland Vendor Fair
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Age Friendly South Portland Vendor Fair
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Flag Football Games
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Track & Field - Track & Field
Children in grades 2 – 5 will be introduced to all aspects of track and field. There will be a warm-up and stretching time. We will focus on a different area of track and field each week. Participants will learn about race distances, starting and finishing technique, proper running form and relay running. There will be an introduction to the field events with a focus on the long jump. Athletes will compete in an intra-squad meet on the final day of the session. Program held at SPHS track.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Cross Country Running Fall - Cross Country Running
This program will be offered for boys and girls grades 4-8. Program will meet each Saturday at the SPHS Track.  Grades 6-8 will be introduced to training and race techniques that can be used to explore the sport or to supplement those currently running in middle school program. Grades 4-5 will complete a 1 mile course.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Proper Footy Games
 
2:00 PM - 2:55 PM    birthday party
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Party Rental - Stivaletti (cake & ice cream)
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    CMA Rental
 
Sunday September 26, 2021
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic - Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic Ages 2-3
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS PROGRAM. Tiny Tykes is a new and exciting program run by Challenger Sports British Soccer Coaches that focuses on the development of children aged 2 – 5 years old. Challenger Sports International coaches are experts at working with young children and will combine soccer with fun games; stories and music that keeps your children entertained and enthused to return next week. Includes Tiny Tykes Uniform, size 3 ball, Kicker stickers awarded after each session and Graduation certificate after level completion.This program is now on the soccer quad at Wainwright 
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Field Hockey Magic - Field Hockey Magic
This is an opportunity to learn the skills of field hockey in a fun and informal setting. Children in grades K – 2 will be introduced to field hockey skills and get their hands on the equipment used to play this fast paced, and exciting game. Participants will get to hold a stick and learn the basics of passing, shooting, and defense as well as participate in some fun skill development games. Participants will receive a program t-shirt.Players must have their own stick. Goggles, shin guards and mouth guards are encouraged. 
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic - Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic Ages 4-5
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS PROGRAM. Tiny Tykes is a new and exciting program run by Challenger Sports British Soccer Coaches that focuses on the development of children aged 2 – 5 years old. Challenger Sports International coaches are experts at working with young children and will combine soccer with fun games; stories and music that keeps your children entertained and enthused to return next week. Includes Tiny Tykes Uniform, size 3 ball, Kicker stickers awarded after each session and Graduation certificate after level completion.This program is now on the soccer quad at Wainwright 
 
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM    National Drive Electric
 
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM    National Drive Electric (rain location)
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Morse Family Birthday Party
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Youth Football Games
 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Ultimate Frisbee League
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Adult Volleyball Open Gym - Volleyball Drop in @ SPCC
SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS September 12 - December 264:00 PM – 6:00 PMCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $3.00 - South Portland Residents  $4.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
Monday September 27, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Out of School Leaders Meeting
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength September
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    Spinning Spouts - Spinning Spouts Session 1
Spinning Sprouts is a ballet/tap combination class.  This class will include stretching, basic tap, basic ballet steps, as well as creative movement.  This is a fun introduction to dance and will allow dancers to explore two different techniques.  Please note that parents and visitors will not be permitted in the classroom. Please send your dancer in form-fitting clothing. No jeans please. Ballet and tap shoes are requested.Masks must be worn 
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tot Hop - Tot Hop Session 1
Tot Hop is our youngest hip hop class offering.  This class is perfect for your dance who has a lot of energy and is always on the move!  Please send your dancer in comfortable clothing and indoor sneakers.  No jeans please.Masks must be worn 
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Exercise class
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Bingo Set Up
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    SENIOR BINGO - SENIOR BINGO
Open to residents and non-residents (50+ and older).  You are invited to participate in weekly bingo games.  Each week come play at least 12 games of BINGO. Please bring your own beverage.  Please stop at the desk and register upon your arrival before heading to the Senior Wing.NO BINGO 8/30NO BINGO 9/6, 10/11, 11/1, 11/15, 11/22 & 12/27
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Bingo Clean Up
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM    High School Swim Team Preparation Course - High School Swim Team Preparation
We are once again pleased to offer a High School Prep program.  Under the guidance of Head Coach Lia Langeveld and Mike Blanchard, this program is designed for high school swimmers (not actively swimming on a club team) who are looking to amplify their accomplishments during their high school season by getting a jump start on conditioning.  This group will spend about 80% of their time conditioning and 20% of the time (taking advantage of the low swimmer-to-coach ratio) working on technique.Please email questions to Coach Mike at mblanchard@southportland.org
 
2:45 PM - 5:15 PM    HS Football Practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Girls JV Soccer
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS JV/1st Boys Soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Varsity FH Practice
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Learn to Sew - Learn to Sew
This program is designed for the beginner sewer. Your child needs little or no experience to participate! Jeanette will teach them how to select fabric, pin and cut, piece fabrics together then practice hand sewing completing a full project. Sewing machine basics will be reviewed but the majority of the class will be hand sewing. All materials for projects will be provided.Masks must be worn 
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Intro to Dance - Intro to Dance Session 1
Students will lean the fundamentals and basics of various styles of dance including jazz, tap, lyrical and hip hop through exercises and progressions. Flexibility and strength exercises will be incorporated into the class along with choreography. Students should wear comfortable clothing and have bare feet or wear ballet or jazz shoes if desired. Students should bring a pair of tap shoes to class or if they do not have tap shoes dress shoes will work fine.Masks must be worn 
 
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM    HS Football Games
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Clean gym floor
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Intro to Hip Hop - Intro to Hip Hop Session 1
This class will be broken up into 2 styles of dance, hip hop and acrobatics. Dancers will begin with hip hop, a warm up for the body and explore different hip hop concepts, styles and movement. Students will also be taught hip hop choreography.  During the second half of class, dancers will learn acrobatics skills, such as mat exercises, balance and strengthening skills, and basic tumbling, all taught by a certified instructor. A great class for ages 6 and up, for boys and girls of all levels!Masks must be worn 
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - AEROBIC DANCE SEPTEMBER
The Jacki Sorensen program is a nationally recognized dance and strength training method of exercise that is fun and challenging, with an element of dance geared to the non-dancer. Each class consists of warm-up, stretching, abdominal work, light-weight repetitions and then we dance! All levels are welcome.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
Rip Tide Swim Club is designed for swimmers ages 8 (by the start date) through 14 who are looking to build endurance and improve their stroke technique.  this program will provide an introduction to competitive swimming in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.  In order to join the RTSC a swimmer must have completed an evaluation and/or have approval from the head coach.  Our goal is to inspire a love of the water and foster enjoyment of this life long sport.  Please email questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.orgPlease note that when registering for the Rip Tide Swim Program that if the coaching staff determines that this program is not a good fit for your child your registration fee will be refunded in full.ALL Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation & Placement Nights: Monday, 9/20 at 6pmTuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Monday League - Fall
The recreation department has 2 nights of adult basketball leagues. Participants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to ahoyt@southportland.org once you register. Fall Registration will close September 2.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis.  Coed Adult League format8 regular season games5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 18 minute halvesMen shots inside 3 point arc = 1 point, Outside arc = 2 pointsFemale shots inside 3 point arc = 2 points, Outside arc = 3 pointsRules are based off of the MPA rulesYOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rip Tide PLUS Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
RIP TIDE PLUS is for Middle School age swimmers ONLY who can swim roughly 1200 meters per practice.  Each practice is made up of roughly 60% conditioning and 40% technique work, so technique should be solid in all four competitive strokes prior to entering this group.  Please email any questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.org ALL Swimmers must attend an Evaluation & Placement night on one of the following dates:Monday, 9/20 at 6pm OR Tuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
Tuesday September 28, 2021
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Set Up for Senior Activity Day
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    SENIOR ACTIVITY DAYS - SENIOR ACTIVITY DAY - SEPT. 28
Join us at the community center to enjoy some of our free and or low cost activities.  You can drop-in for conversation, coloring, walking, check out an exercise class ($), go for a dip in the pool – (check schedule for times) ($), or enjoy other activities being offered such as games. You may drop in and leave anytime of your choosing on activity day!DATES: SUMMER DATES:   AUG. 17FALL DATES:  SEPT. 14 & 28, OCT. 12 & 26, NOV. 9 & 30 AND DEC. 14Times for FREE Activities: Conversation: 9:00-9:30a.m. (at this time please bring your own beverage) Coloring or activity of your choice: 9:30-10:30a.m. Indoor or Outdoor Walking: 10:30-11:30a.m. Lunchtime: 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. (Bring your lunch, enjoy time w/ friends) Game Time: 12:45-1:45p.m. Times for Low Cost Activities: Swimming: Senior Swim 11:00-11:45am $3 Res./$4 Non-Res. Vitality T'ai Chi for Seniors:  1:00p.m-2:00p.m/$5 The Senior Wing will be open from 9:00-2:00 for you to enjoy any or all of the above activities.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Meeting
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Clean up after Acitivity Day
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS JV/1st Boys Soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Youth Cooking Class - Youth Cooking Class Session 1
Stacey Stolman is chef with 18 years of experience cooking and teaching. She owns Fun Chefs, a cooking academy for all ages. She also works in the Portland area as a food stylist. In this class your child will learn how to prepare a new recipe each week with step by step instructions. Stacey will teach things such as nutrition, sanitation, geography and culinary math. At the end your child will have made a cookbook with all the recipes they made.Masks must be worn 
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Practice
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    HS JV Soccer Game
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! September
Mix it Up! is a co-ed circuit training class, combining cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. Be prepared to get your heart rate up using a wide variety of exercises and equipment. Mix it Up! is designed to be easy to follow and target strength building and cardiovascular endurance. Please note this adult class will only allow a 10% Senior Discount.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Portland Rugby Workouts
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    HS V Soccer Game
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Middle School Volleyball - Middle School Volleyball
We are pleased to have Coach Emily Savage back to offer middle schoolers a chance to come learn how to play volleyball! This is for kids who have never played before and those who want to brush up on their skills. Coach Emily will go over rules, proper techniques and strategies in this growing sport. Games will be played and fun will be had!Masks must be worn 
 
Wednesday September 29, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Gentle Yoga - Gentle Yoga Wednesday Fall 1
Whether it's your first time or you've been taking yoga for years, this class will meet you right where you are.  Martha emphasizes safe and effective alignment principles as she leads you through a sequence of yoga postures connecting the breath with body movement. Her goal for every class is that you leave feeling stronger, more flexible, balanced and happy!MARCH 30 class has been moved to April 2. 
 
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM    LUNCH, WALK & MORE AT FERRY BEACH RETREAT & CONFERENCE CENTER - LUNCH, WALK & MORE AT FERRY BEACH RETREAT & CONFERENCE CENTER
First doughnuts & cider.  Then a 45-minute trail walk, followed by a 15-minute leisurely stroll through the memorial garden.  If you would like to forgo the walk and stay by the fire that is good too!  After, lunch which will include a fall soup w/ a veggie or meat sandwich option.  Before we depart tour the Quillen Building and enjoy a quick walk on the beach!  Dietary restrictions cannot be accommodated. 
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Exercise class
 
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM    High School Swim Team Preparation Course - High School Swim Team Preparation
We are once again pleased to offer a High School Prep program.  Under the guidance of Head Coach Lia Langeveld and Mike Blanchard, this program is designed for high school swimmers (not actively swimming on a club team) who are looking to amplify their accomplishments during their high school season by getting a jump start on conditioning.  This group will spend about 80% of their time conditioning and 20% of the time (taking advantage of the low swimmer-to-coach ratio) working on technique.Please email questions to Coach Mike at mblanchard@southportland.org
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Girls JV Soccer
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Varsity FH Practice
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Practice
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Soccer Games
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:15 PM - 7:15 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - AEROBIC DANCE SEPTEMBER
The Jacki Sorensen program is a nationally recognized dance and strength training method of exercise that is fun and challenging, with an element of dance geared to the non-dancer. Each class consists of warm-up, stretching, abdominal work, light-weight repetitions and then we dance! All levels are welcome.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Free Adult Tennis Lessons - ATL Fall (beginner) - Wednesdays
free adult tennis lessons will be held for players at the beginner level and those who have never played before. Participants will learn the basic tennis skills and have the chance to play against one another. Sessions will be held at the SPHS tennis courts.Please bring your own racket. 
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    SPHS Football Boosters MTG
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
Rip Tide Swim Club is designed for swimmers ages 8 (by the start date) through 14 who are looking to build endurance and improve their stroke technique.  this program will provide an introduction to competitive swimming in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.  In order to join the RTSC a swimmer must have completed an evaluation and/or have approval from the head coach.  Our goal is to inspire a love of the water and foster enjoyment of this life long sport.  Please email questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.orgPlease note that when registering for the Rip Tide Swim Program that if the coaching staff determines that this program is not a good fit for your child your registration fee will be refunded in full.ALL Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation & Placement Nights: Monday, 9/20 at 6pmTuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Portland Hurling Workouts
 
6:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Adult Volleyball
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rip Tide PLUS Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
RIP TIDE PLUS is for Middle School age swimmers ONLY who can swim roughly 1200 meters per practice.  Each practice is made up of roughly 60% conditioning and 40% technique work, so technique should be solid in all four competitive strokes prior to entering this group.  Please email any questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.org ALL Swimmers must attend an Evaluation & Placement night on one of the following dates:Monday, 9/20 at 6pm OR Tuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
Thursday September 30, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength September
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. 
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    SENIOR CREATE & CHAT - SENIOR CREATE & CHAT
Do you like to knit, sew, crochet or create masterpieces? Please bring whatever you are working on and join fellow crafters/knitters/sewers/crocheters/beaders (anything will do!) as we chat and share our ideas, tips and projects with each other.  Stay for the entire time or come and go anytime you please! Bring water & a cushion!!  Be prepared to social distance at six feet apart or more and wear your mask at all times. Please do not share materials.
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    STEP INTO FITNESS - STEP INTO FITNESS - SEPTEMBER
Step into fitness!  Some class LIGHT cardio mixed with weights and core and ending with some great stretches. 
 
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM    CHAIR FIT - CHAIR FIT - SEPTEMBER
Chair Fit is a great total body workout for everyone but perfect if you have trouble doing standing exercise.  Cardio strength and core all using a chair!   
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    CARDS & GAMES - CARDS & GAMES
Come to SPCC on Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards or a game of your choice!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Hand & Foot, Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Rumikub, Uno etc.
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONNG - THURSDAYS
Come to SPPC on Thursday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.  Please note if you come on Thursdays that there are many other card games going on at the same time and it is very noisy!
 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM    City of SP Board of Health Meeting
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS JV/1st Boys Soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Varsity FH Practice
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Practice
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    HS 1st Team Boys Soccer Game
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM    SMCC Soccer Games
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! September
Mix it Up! is a co-ed circuit training class, combining cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. Be prepared to get your heart rate up using a wide variety of exercises and equipment. Mix it Up! is designed to be easy to follow and target strength building and cardiovascular endurance. Please note this adult class will only allow a 10% Senior Discount.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Clean gym floor
 
5:00 PM - 6:45 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Portland Rugby Workouts
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Fall
The recreation department has 2 nights of adult basketball leagues. Participants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to ahoyt@southportland.org once you register. Fall Registration will close September 2.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis.  Coed Adult League format8 regular season games5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 18 minute halvesMen shots inside 3 point arc = 1 point, Outside arc = 2 pointsFemale shots inside 3 point arc = 2 points, Outside arc = 3 pointsRules are based off of the MPA rulesYOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
Friday October 1, 2021
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM    WALKING FIELD TRIPS - WALKING FIELD TRIP - CHERRY HILL FARM
Join us on our 4 walking trips this summer as we venture through Maine’s majestic beauty for walks in different settings.  You must be physically able to walk at least 2 miles independently and sometimes over uneven terrain.  Please wear appropriate footwear for walking. The awe of Maine awaits you on these wonderful trails and paths.  Bring water and snack. 1 Water & 1 snack will be provided if needed.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONNG - FRIDAYS
Come to SPPC on Thursday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.  Please note if you come on Thursdays that there are many other card games going on at the same time and it is very noisy!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Wicked Yogi
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Senior Exercise class
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Girls JV Soccer
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS JV/1st Boys Soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    SMCC Soccer Games
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Varsity FH Practice
 
3:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Girl Scout meetings
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Karate Kids - Karate Kids Session 1
Students in this class will learn the basic strikes, blocks, kicks and stances used in karate training. This fundamental training also strengthens and prepares the body for the more difficult techniques ahead in one’s training. In addition to developing physical fitness, self-defense and safety skills, our karate program also helps your child build confidence, focus and respect for oneself and others.Masks must be worn 
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Middle School Volleyball - Middle School Volleyball
We are pleased to have Coach Emily Savage back to offer middle schoolers a chance to come learn how to play volleyball! This is for kids who have never played before and those who want to brush up on their skills. Coach Emily will go over rules, proper techniques and strategies in this growing sport. Games will be played and fun will be had!Masks must be worn 
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    HS Football Games
 
Saturday October 2, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Adult Cardio Tennis - Saturday Cardio Tennis Fall
Cardio Tennis is a fun group activity that incorporates a good workout. This program features a warm-up, drills, cardio workout, and cool down phases. If you are looking for a great new way to get in shape, burn calories, and enjoy the game of tennis then Cardio Tennis is for you! For intermediate/advanced skill levels.Instructor - David Cousins
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    HS Football Practice
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Saturdays at 9:00am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Saturdays at 9:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 9:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Saturdays at 9:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform the crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 15 yards, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 15 yards and a front dive. LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, open turns, building endurance and feet-first surface dives.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Track Magic - Track Magic
Children in Ages 5 - 2nd grade will get the chance to take their first steps into track and field. Each session will incorporate games and varied relays that focus on teamwork. Proper warm-up techniques will be introduced and beginning track skills such as running in a straight line, throwing, and jumping into a sand pit will be practiced in a non-competitive environment. Program held at SPHS track.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    HS JV Boys Soccer Game
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Flag Football Games
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Saturdays at 9:30am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Saturdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Saturdays at 10am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Saturdays at 10am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVE: to help students feel comfortable in the water and learn how to enjoy the water safely. LESSONS INCLUDE: basic water safety rules, using a life jacket, submerging face, swimming on front and back using arm and leg actions, exhaling underwater and floating front and back.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Saturdays at 10:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 5 (Stroke Refinement) - Saturdays at 10:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to provide coordination and refinement of strokes.PREREQUISITES: perform a feet-first entry into deep water, swim front crawl for 25 meters, change direction and position as necessary, swim elementary backstroke for 25 meters, and swim breaststroke for 15 meters.LESSONS INCLUDE: efficient open turns, front and backstroke flip turns, standing dives and survival swimming, along with endurance swimming and more complex rescue safety topics.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Track & Field - Track & Field
Children in grades 2 – 5 will be introduced to all aspects of track and field. There will be a warm-up and stretching time. We will focus on a different area of track and field each week. Participants will learn about race distances, starting and finishing technique, proper running form and relay running. There will be an introduction to the field events with a focus on the long jump. Athletes will compete in an intra-squad meet on the final day of the session. Program held at SPHS track.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Saturdays at 10:30am
Preschool Level 3 is designed for children ages 3-5, and is built on the skills learned in Preschool Levels 1 & 2. Instructors will provide additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills but at slightly more proficient performance level with greater distances. Skills taught at this level will include efficiency with front crawl, elementary backstroke, kneeling dives and treading water. A good portion of this class will be spent in deeper water with a focus on safety skills. When these children turn 6 years old and enter Learn-to-Swim Lessons, they may go to Learn-to-Swim Level 2 or Level 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Saturdays at 11:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Saturdays at 11:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 11:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Stroke Refinement Clinic-Advanced Adult Swim Lessons - Saturdays at 11am
We are excited to offer a course for adults (age 14+) who are training for triathlons, swim races, competitive events or who are simply looking to become stronger lap swimmers.  This course will meet once a week under the guidance of our top instructors and coaches.  This course will aim to get athletes in swimming shape by building endurance, utilizing drill work to refine competitive strokes, swimming directed sets and learning tips on how to swim efficiently.  This is a course that no advanced swimmer wants to miss out on!  If necessary, COVID protocols will be followed in regard to spacing swimmers in lanes and coaches wearing masks.  Swimmers will NOT be masked IN the water.PRE-REQUISITES: participants MUST be able to swim a minimum of 75 meters (three pool lengths) with your face IN the water using basic rotary breathing and be able to float on your back with ease.  Please bring goggles and a swim cap to every lesson.  We will supply any other equipment needed. 
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Cross Country Running Fall - Cross Country Running
This program will be offered for boys and girls grades 4-8. Program will meet each Saturday at the SPHS Track.  Grades 6-8 will be introduced to training and race techniques that can be used to explore the sport or to supplement those currently running in middle school program. Grades 4-5 will complete a 1 mile course.
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    HS V Boys Soccer Game
 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM    HRC Community Uplift Event
 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Saturdays at 11:30am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    HS 1st Team Boys Soccer Game
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    SMCC Soccer Games
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Wedding
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    CMA Rental
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    SMCC Soccer Games
 
Sunday October 3, 2021
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic - Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic Ages 2-3
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS PROGRAM. Tiny Tykes is a new and exciting program run by Challenger Sports British Soccer Coaches that focuses on the development of children aged 2 – 5 years old. Challenger Sports International coaches are experts at working with young children and will combine soccer with fun games; stories and music that keeps your children entertained and enthused to return next week. Includes Tiny Tykes Uniform, size 3 ball, Kicker stickers awarded after each session and Graduation certificate after level completion.This program is now on the soccer quad at Wainwright 
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Field Hockey Magic - Field Hockey Magic
This is an opportunity to learn the skills of field hockey in a fun and informal setting. Children in grades K – 2 will be introduced to field hockey skills and get their hands on the equipment used to play this fast paced, and exciting game. Participants will get to hold a stick and learn the basics of passing, shooting, and defense as well as participate in some fun skill development games. Participants will receive a program t-shirt.Players must have their own stick. Goggles, shin guards and mouth guards are encouraged. 
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball Over 40
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic - Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic Ages 4-5
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS PROGRAM. Tiny Tykes is a new and exciting program run by Challenger Sports British Soccer Coaches that focuses on the development of children aged 2 – 5 years old. Challenger Sports International coaches are experts at working with young children and will combine soccer with fun games; stories and music that keeps your children entertained and enthused to return next week. Includes Tiny Tykes Uniform, size 3 ball, Kicker stickers awarded after each session and Graduation certificate after level completion.This program is now on the soccer quad at Wainwright 
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Sundays at 1:00pm
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Sundays at 1pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Sundays at 1pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Sundays at 1pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform the crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 15 yards, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 15 yards and a front dive. LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, open turns, building endurance and feet-first surface dives.
 
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Sundays at 1:30pm
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Sundays at 2:00pm
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Sundays at 2pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Sundays at 2pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 5 (Stroke Refinement) - Sundays at 2:00pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to provide coordination and refinement of strokes.PREREQUISITES: perform a feet-first entry into deep water, swim front crawl for 25 meters, change direction and position as necessary, swim elementary backstroke for 25 meters, and swim breaststroke for 15 meters.LESSONS INCLUDE: efficient open turns, front and backstroke flip turns, standing dives and survival swimming, along with endurance swimming and more complex rescue safety topics.
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Sundays at 2:30pm
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Sundays at 3:00pm
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Sundays at 3pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVE: to help students feel comfortable in the water and learn how to enjoy the water safely. LESSONS INCLUDE: basic water safety rules, using a life jacket, submerging face, swimming on front and back using arm and leg actions, exhaling underwater and floating front and back.
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Sundays at 3pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Sundays at 3pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform the crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 15 yards, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 15 yards and a front dive. LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, open turns, building endurance and feet-first surface dives.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Sundays at 3:30pm
Preschool Level 3 is designed for children ages 3-5, and is built on the skills learned in Preschool Levels 1 & 2. Instructors will provide additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills but at slightly more proficient performance level with greater distances. Skills taught at this level will include efficiency with front crawl, elementary backstroke, kneeling dives and treading water. A good portion of this class will be spent in deeper water with a focus on safety skills. When these children turn 6 years old and enter Learn-to-Swim Lessons, they may go to Learn-to-Swim Level 2 or Level 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Ultimate Frisbee League
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Adult Swim Lessons-for Beginners - Adult Beginner Swim Lessons
We are offering Beginner Swim Lessons for Adult Swimmers (for ages 14+). These skill-appropriate classes are offered to promote comfort and fundamentals while working through stroke development and proficiency.  Beginners will focus on basics such as getting comfortable in the water, front and back floats, treading water, and introductory strokes. We will strive for efficiency in the water, the ability to create your own workout, and the comfort to swim laps at your own pace.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Adult Volleyball Open Gym - Volleyball Drop in @ SPCC
SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS September 12 - December 264:00 PM – 6:00 PMCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $3.00 - South Portland Residents  $4.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
Monday October 4, 2021
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym (Beginners Only)
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Out of School Leaders Meeting
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength October
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    Spinning Spouts - Spinning Spouts Session 1
Spinning Sprouts is a ballet/tap combination class.  This class will include stretching, basic tap, basic ballet steps, as well as creative movement.  This is a fun introduction to dance and will allow dancers to explore two different techniques.  Please note that parents and visitors will not be permitted in the classroom. Please send your dancer in form-fitting clothing. No jeans please. Ballet and tap shoes are requested.Masks must be worn 
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tot Hop - Tot Hop Session 1
Tot Hop is our youngest hip hop class offering.  This class is perfect for your dance who has a lot of energy and is always on the move!  Please send your dancer in comfortable clothing and indoor sneakers.  No jeans please.Masks must be worn 
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Bingo Set Up
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    SENIOR BINGO - SENIOR BINGO
Open to residents and non-residents (50+ and older).  You are invited to participate in weekly bingo games.  Each week come play at least 12 games of BINGO. Please bring your own beverage.  Please stop at the desk and register upon your arrival before heading to the Senior Wing.NO BINGO 8/30NO BINGO 9/6, 10/11, 11/1, 11/15, 11/22 & 12/27
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Bingo Clean Up
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM    High School Swim Team Preparation Course - High School Swim Team Preparation
We are once again pleased to offer a High School Prep program.  Under the guidance of Head Coach Lia Langeveld and Mike Blanchard, this program is designed for high school swimmers (not actively swimming on a club team) who are looking to amplify their accomplishments during their high school season by getting a jump start on conditioning.  This group will spend about 80% of their time conditioning and 20% of the time (taking advantage of the low swimmer-to-coach ratio) working on technique.Please email questions to Coach Mike at mblanchard@southportland.org
 
2:45 PM - 5:15 PM    HS Football Practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Girls JV Soccer
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS JV/1st Boys Soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Learn to Sew - Learn to Sew
This program is designed for the beginner sewer. Your child needs little or no experience to participate! Jeanette will teach them how to select fabric, pin and cut, piece fabrics together then practice hand sewing completing a full project. Sewing machine basics will be reviewed but the majority of the class will be hand sewing. All materials for projects will be provided.Masks must be worn 
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Games
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Intro to Dance - Intro to Dance Session 1
Students will lean the fundamentals and basics of various styles of dance including jazz, tap, lyrical and hip hop through exercises and progressions. Flexibility and strength exercises will be incorporated into the class along with choreography. Students should wear comfortable clothing and have bare feet or wear ballet or jazz shoes if desired. Students should bring a pair of tap shoes to class or if they do not have tap shoes dress shoes will work fine.Masks must be worn 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Clean gym floor
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Intro to Hip Hop - Intro to Hip Hop Session 1
This class will be broken up into 2 styles of dance, hip hop and acrobatics. Dancers will begin with hip hop, a warm up for the body and explore different hip hop concepts, styles and movement. Students will also be taught hip hop choreography.  During the second half of class, dancers will learn acrobatics skills, such as mat exercises, balance and strengthening skills, and basic tumbling, all taught by a certified instructor. A great class for ages 6 and up, for boys and girls of all levels!Masks must be worn 
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - AEROBIC DANCE OCTOBER
The Jacki Sorensen program is a nationally recognized dance and strength training method of exercise that is fun and challenging, with an element of dance geared to the non-dancer. Each class consists of warm-up, stretching, abdominal work, light-weight repetitions and then we dance! All levels are welcome.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
Rip Tide Swim Club is designed for swimmers ages 8 (by the start date) through 14 who are looking to build endurance and improve their stroke technique.  this program will provide an introduction to competitive swimming in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.  In order to join the RTSC a swimmer must have completed an evaluation and/or have approval from the head coach.  Our goal is to inspire a love of the water and foster enjoyment of this life long sport.  Please email questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.orgPlease note that when registering for the Rip Tide Swim Program that if the coaching staff determines that this program is not a good fit for your child your registration fee will be refunded in full.ALL Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation & Placement Nights: Monday, 9/20 at 6pmTuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Monday League - Fall
The recreation department has 2 nights of adult basketball leagues. Participants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to ahoyt@southportland.org once you register. Fall Registration will close September 2.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis.  Coed Adult League format8 regular season games5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 18 minute halvesMen shots inside 3 point arc = 1 point, Outside arc = 2 pointsFemale shots inside 3 point arc = 2 points, Outside arc = 3 pointsRules are based off of the MPA rulesYOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Branch Library Book Club
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rip Tide PLUS Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
RIP TIDE PLUS is for Middle School age swimmers ONLY who can swim roughly 1200 meters per practice.  Each practice is made up of roughly 60% conditioning and 40% technique work, so technique should be solid in all four competitive strokes prior to entering this group.  Please email any questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.org ALL Swimmers must attend an Evaluation & Placement night on one of the following dates:Monday, 9/20 at 6pm OR Tuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
Tuesday October 5, 2021
7:45 AM - 8:30 AM    Stroke Refinement Clinic-Advanced Adult Swim Lessons - Tuesdays at 7:45am
We are excited to offer a course for adults (age 14+) who are training for triathlons, swim races, competitive events or who are simply looking to become stronger lap swimmers.  This course will meet once a week under the guidance of our top instructors and coaches.  This course will aim to get athletes in swimming shape by building endurance, utilizing drill work to refine competitive strokes, swimming directed sets and learning tips on how to swim efficiently.  This is a course that no advanced swimmer wants to miss out on!  If necessary, COVID protocols will be followed in regard to spacing swimmers in lanes and coaches wearing masks.  Swimmers will NOT be masked IN the water.PRE-REQUISITES: participants MUST be able to swim a minimum of 75 meters (three pool lengths) with your face IN the water using basic rotary breathing and be able to float on your back with ease.  Please bring goggles and a swim cap to every lesson.  We will supply any other equipment needed. 
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM    FRYEBURG FAIR - FRYEBURG FAIR
Tuesday is Senior Day at the Fryeburg Fair!  Pleas join us for our annual trip to the fair.  Come enjoy live entertainment, games, rides & the delicious food! Come discover ALL the Fryeburg Fair has to offer.  Let us do the driving so you can relax and enjoy the fair.  We will depart the fair by 3:00p.m.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Tuesdays at 9:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    POP - Preschool Open Play - POP - Preschool Open Play
Looking for ways to get some energy out and meet new families in the community?  Drop in to our POP program and have some fun with your child/family.  We will provide the equipment and activity space! Parents/guardians must supervise their child at all times. This is a drop in program. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Tuesdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Scarborough High School Practice
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS JV/1st Boys Soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Youth Cooking Class - Youth Cooking Class Session 1
Stacey Stolman is chef with 18 years of experience cooking and teaching. She owns Fun Chefs, a cooking academy for all ages. She also works in the Portland area as a food stylist. In this class your child will learn how to prepare a new recipe each week with step by step instructions. Stacey will teach things such as nutrition, sanitation, geography and culinary math. At the end your child will have made a cookbook with all the recipes they made.Masks must be worn 
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Varsity FH Practice
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Practice
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    HS JV Soccer Game
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! October
Mix it Up! is a co-ed circuit training class, combining cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. Be prepared to get your heart rate up using a wide variety of exercises and equipment. Mix it Up! is designed to be easy to follow and target strength building and cardiovascular endurance. Please note this adult class will only allow a 10% Senior Discount.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Tuesdays at 6:00pm
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Tuesdays at 6:00pm
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    HS V Soccer Game
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Tuesdays at 6:30pm
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Tuesdays at 6:30pm
Preschool Level 3 is designed for children ages 3-5, and is built on the skills learned in Preschool Levels 1 & 2. Instructors will provide additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills but at slightly more proficient performance level with greater distances. Skills taught at this level will include efficiency with front crawl, elementary backstroke, kneeling dives and treading water. A good portion of this class will be spent in deeper water with a focus on safety skills. When these children turn 6 years old and enter Learn-to-Swim Lessons, they may go to Learn-to-Swim Level 2 or Level 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Middle School Volleyball - Middle School Volleyball
We are pleased to have Coach Emily Savage back to offer middle schoolers a chance to come learn how to play volleyball! This is for kids who have never played before and those who want to brush up on their skills. Coach Emily will go over rules, proper techniques and strategies in this growing sport. Games will be played and fun will be had!Masks must be worn 
 
Wednesday October 6, 2021
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym (Beginners Only)
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Wednesdays at 9:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Gentle Yoga - Gentle Yoga Wednesday Fall 1
Whether it's your first time or you've been taking yoga for years, this class will meet you right where you are.  Martha emphasizes safe and effective alignment principles as she leads you through a sequence of yoga postures connecting the breath with body movement. Her goal for every class is that you leave feeling stronger, more flexible, balanced and happy!MARCH 30 class has been moved to April 2. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Wednesdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Fit to Live - RENTAL
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM    High School Swim Team Preparation Course - High School Swim Team Preparation
We are once again pleased to offer a High School Prep program.  Under the guidance of Head Coach Lia Langeveld and Mike Blanchard, this program is designed for high school swimmers (not actively swimming on a club team) who are looking to amplify their accomplishments during their high school season by getting a jump start on conditioning.  This group will spend about 80% of their time conditioning and 20% of the time (taking advantage of the low swimmer-to-coach ratio) working on technique.Please email questions to Coach Mike at mblanchard@southportland.org
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Girls JV Soccer
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Practice
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    HS V Field Hockey Game
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:15 PM - 7:15 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - AEROBIC DANCE OCTOBER
The Jacki Sorensen program is a nationally recognized dance and strength training method of exercise that is fun and challenging, with an element of dance geared to the non-dancer. Each class consists of warm-up, stretching, abdominal work, light-weight repetitions and then we dance! All levels are welcome.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Free Adult Tennis Lessons - ATL Fall (beginner) - Wednesdays
free adult tennis lessons will be held for players at the beginner level and those who have never played before. Participants will learn the basic tennis skills and have the chance to play against one another. Sessions will be held at the SPHS tennis courts.Please bring your own racket. 
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
Rip Tide Swim Club is designed for swimmers ages 8 (by the start date) through 14 who are looking to build endurance and improve their stroke technique.  this program will provide an introduction to competitive swimming in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.  In order to join the RTSC a swimmer must have completed an evaluation and/or have approval from the head coach.  Our goal is to inspire a love of the water and foster enjoyment of this life long sport.  Please email questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.orgPlease note that when registering for the Rip Tide Swim Program that if the coaching staff determines that this program is not a good fit for your child your registration fee will be refunded in full.ALL Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation & Placement Nights: Monday, 9/20 at 6pmTuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
6:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Adult Volleyball
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rip Tide PLUS Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
RIP TIDE PLUS is for Middle School age swimmers ONLY who can swim roughly 1200 meters per practice.  Each practice is made up of roughly 60% conditioning and 40% technique work, so technique should be solid in all four competitive strokes prior to entering this group.  Please email any questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.org ALL Swimmers must attend an Evaluation & Placement night on one of the following dates:Monday, 9/20 at 6pm OR Tuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
Thursday October 7, 2021
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Thursdays at 9:00am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Thursdays at 9:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength October
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. 
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    SENIOR CREATE & CHAT - SENIOR CREATE & CHAT
Do you like to knit, sew, crochet or create masterpieces? Please bring whatever you are working on and join fellow crafters/knitters/sewers/crocheters/beaders (anything will do!) as we chat and share our ideas, tips and projects with each other.  Stay for the entire time or come and go anytime you please! Bring water & a cushion!!  Be prepared to social distance at six feet apart or more and wear your mask at all times. Please do not share materials.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Thursdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM    DAY AT THE MOVIES - DAY AT THE MOVIES
Join us for a trip to the movies!  We are headed to Smitty’s Cinemas in Sanford.  We will be watching a movie and having lunch at the theater.  We will have unlimited popcorn and soda.  Lunch will consist of cheese, pepperoni or veggie pizza. Movie TBD.
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    STEP INTO FITNESS - STEP INTO FITNESS - OCTOBER
Step into fitness!  Some class LIGHT cardio mixed with weights and core and ending with some great stretches. 
 
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM    CHAIR FIT - CHAIR FIT - OCTOBER
Chair Fit is a great total body workout for everyone but perfect if you have trouble doing standing exercise.  Cardio strength and core all using a chair!   
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    CARDS & GAMES - CARDS & GAMES
Come to SPCC on Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards or a game of your choice!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Hand & Foot, Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Rumikub, Uno etc.
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONNG - THURSDAYS
Come to SPPC on Thursday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.  Please note if you come on Thursdays that there are many other card games going on at the same time and it is very noisy!
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS JV/1st Boys Soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Varsity FH Practice
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Practice
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    HS 1st Team Boys Soccer Game
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! October
Mix it Up! is a co-ed circuit training class, combining cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. Be prepared to get your heart rate up using a wide variety of exercises and equipment. Mix it Up! is designed to be easy to follow and target strength building and cardiovascular endurance. Please note this adult class will only allow a 10% Senior Discount.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Clean gym floor
 
5:00 PM - 6:45 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Thursdays at 6pm (NEW time!)
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Thursdays at 6pm (NEW time!)
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Thursdays at 6pm (NEW time!)
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform the crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 15 yards, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 15 yards and a front dive. LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, open turns, building endurance and feet-first surface dives.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Fall
The recreation department has 2 nights of adult basketball leagues. Participants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to ahoyt@southportland.org once you register. Fall Registration will close September 2.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis.  Coed Adult League format8 regular season games5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 18 minute halvesMen shots inside 3 point arc = 1 point, Outside arc = 2 pointsFemale shots inside 3 point arc = 2 points, Outside arc = 3 pointsRules are based off of the MPA rulesYOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM    Stroke Refinement Clinic-Advanced Adult Swim Lessons - Thursdays at 8pm
We are excited to offer a course for adults (age 14+) who are training for triathlons, swim races, competitive events or who are simply looking to become stronger lap swimmers.  This course will meet once a week under the guidance of our top instructors and coaches.  This course will aim to get athletes in swimming shape by building endurance, utilizing drill work to refine competitive strokes, swimming directed sets and learning tips on how to swim efficiently.  This is a course that no advanced swimmer wants to miss out on!  If necessary, COVID protocols will be followed in regard to spacing swimmers in lanes and coaches wearing masks.  Swimmers will NOT be masked IN the water.PRE-REQUISITES: participants MUST be able to swim a minimum of 75 meters (three pool lengths) with your face IN the water using basic rotary breathing and be able to float on your back with ease.  Please bring goggles and a swim cap to every lesson.  We will supply any other equipment needed. 
 
Friday October 8, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball October Fridays
This program design is to help you get off the couch and on to a pickleball court near you. This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidents to get on the court with other beginners and immediate players.Items to Bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Instructor: David Cousins
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    No School Day
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    No School Day
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    No School Days - Friday October 8, 2021
This program is for South Portland residents in grades K-5 and will be run by our Before/After Care site leaders.  The day will consist of gym games, indoor/outdoor play, arts and crafts and swimming if the schedule allows.  Please send your child with lunch, two snacks and a refillable water bottle.Min 10/ Max 30
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Wicked Yogi
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Pickleball - Intermediate Lessons - Pickleball Intermediate Lessons October Fridays
Pickleball Intermediate LessonsThis  3 or 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with other beginners and immediate players. Items to bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddle available for use during the lesson. No Senior Discount available. Min 4 / Max 12 per sessionLocation: South Portland Community Center Gym
 
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM    FREE Boys Lacrosse Clinic - Free Lacrosse Clinic Grades 3-6
Come join South Portland High School Varsity Coach Dan Hanley for FREE lacrosse clinic! This is a beginner clinic with no experience needed.Masks must be worn 
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Girls JV Soccer
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM    FREE Boys Lacrosse Clinic - Free Lacrosse Clinic Grades 7-8
Come join South Portland High School Varsity Coach Dan Hanley for FREE lacrosse clinic! This is a beginner clinic with no experience needed.Masks must be worn 
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Karate Kids - Karate Kids Session 1
Students in this class will learn the basic strikes, blocks, kicks and stances used in karate training. This fundamental training also strengthens and prepares the body for the more difficult techniques ahead in one’s training. In addition to developing physical fitness, self-defense and safety skills, our karate program also helps your child build confidence, focus and respect for oneself and others.Masks must be worn 
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    HS JV Boys Soccer Game
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    HS V Boys Soccer Game
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Pumpkin Decorating
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Middle School Volleyball - Middle School Volleyball
We are pleased to have Coach Emily Savage back to offer middle schoolers a chance to come learn how to play volleyball! This is for kids who have never played before and those who want to brush up on their skills. Coach Emily will go over rules, proper techniques and strategies in this growing sport. Games will be played and fun will be had!Masks must be worn 
 
Saturday October 9, 2021
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    HS Football Practice
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Hold for Kite Festival
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Saturdays at 9:00am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Saturdays at 9:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 9:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Saturdays at 9:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform the crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 15 yards, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 15 yards and a front dive. LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, open turns, building endurance and feet-first surface dives.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Track Magic - Track Magic
Children in Ages 5 - 2nd grade will get the chance to take their first steps into track and field. Each session will incorporate games and varied relays that focus on teamwork. Proper warm-up techniques will be introduced and beginning track skills such as running in a straight line, throwing, and jumping into a sand pit will be practiced in a non-competitive environment. Program held at SPHS track.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Flag Football Games
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Saturdays at 9:30am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Saturdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Saturdays at 10am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Saturdays at 10am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVE: to help students feel comfortable in the water and learn how to enjoy the water safely. LESSONS INCLUDE: basic water safety rules, using a life jacket, submerging face, swimming on front and back using arm and leg actions, exhaling underwater and floating front and back.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Saturdays at 10:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 5 (Stroke Refinement) - Saturdays at 10:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to provide coordination and refinement of strokes.PREREQUISITES: perform a feet-first entry into deep water, swim front crawl for 25 meters, change direction and position as necessary, swim elementary backstroke for 25 meters, and swim breaststroke for 15 meters.LESSONS INCLUDE: efficient open turns, front and backstroke flip turns, standing dives and survival swimming, along with endurance swimming and more complex rescue safety topics.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Track & Field - Track & Field
Children in grades 2 – 5 will be introduced to all aspects of track and field. There will be a warm-up and stretching time. We will focus on a different area of track and field each week. Participants will learn about race distances, starting and finishing technique, proper running form and relay running. There will be an introduction to the field events with a focus on the long jump. Athletes will compete in an intra-squad meet on the final day of the session. Program held at SPHS track.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Saturdays at 10:30am
Preschool Level 3 is designed for children ages 3-5, and is built on the skills learned in Preschool Levels 1 & 2. Instructors will provide additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills but at slightly more proficient performance level with greater distances. Skills taught at this level will include efficiency with front crawl, elementary backstroke, kneeling dives and treading water. A good portion of this class will be spent in deeper water with a focus on safety skills. When these children turn 6 years old and enter Learn-to-Swim Lessons, they may go to Learn-to-Swim Level 2 or Level 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Saturdays at 11:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Saturdays at 11:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 11:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Stroke Refinement Clinic-Advanced Adult Swim Lessons - Saturdays at 11am
We are excited to offer a course for adults (age 14+) who are training for triathlons, swim races, competitive events or who are simply looking to become stronger lap swimmers.  This course will meet once a week under the guidance of our top instructors and coaches.  This course will aim to get athletes in swimming shape by building endurance, utilizing drill work to refine competitive strokes, swimming directed sets and learning tips on how to swim efficiently.  This is a course that no advanced swimmer wants to miss out on!  If necessary, COVID protocols will be followed in regard to spacing swimmers in lanes and coaches wearing masks.  Swimmers will NOT be masked IN the water.PRE-REQUISITES: participants MUST be able to swim a minimum of 75 meters (three pool lengths) with your face IN the water using basic rotary breathing and be able to float on your back with ease.  Please bring goggles and a swim cap to every lesson.  We will supply any other equipment needed. 
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Cross Country Running Fall - Cross Country Running
This program will be offered for boys and girls grades 4-8. Program will meet each Saturday at the SPHS Track.  Grades 6-8 will be introduced to training and race techniques that can be used to explore the sport or to supplement those currently running in middle school program. Grades 4-5 will complete a 1 mile course.
 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Saturdays at 11:30am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    CMA Rental
 
Sunday October 10, 2021
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic - Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic Ages 2-3
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS PROGRAM. Tiny Tykes is a new and exciting program run by Challenger Sports British Soccer Coaches that focuses on the development of children aged 2 – 5 years old. Challenger Sports International coaches are experts at working with young children and will combine soccer with fun games; stories and music that keeps your children entertained and enthused to return next week. Includes Tiny Tykes Uniform, size 3 ball, Kicker stickers awarded after each session and Graduation certificate after level completion.This program is now on the soccer quad at Wainwright 
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Field Hockey Magic - Field Hockey Magic
This is an opportunity to learn the skills of field hockey in a fun and informal setting. Children in grades K – 2 will be introduced to field hockey skills and get their hands on the equipment used to play this fast paced, and exciting game. Participants will get to hold a stick and learn the basics of passing, shooting, and defense as well as participate in some fun skill development games. Participants will receive a program t-shirt.Players must have their own stick. Goggles, shin guards and mouth guards are encouraged. 
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball Over 40
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Youth Football Games
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic - Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic Ages 4-5
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS PROGRAM. Tiny Tykes is a new and exciting program run by Challenger Sports British Soccer Coaches that focuses on the development of children aged 2 – 5 years old. Challenger Sports International coaches are experts at working with young children and will combine soccer with fun games; stories and music that keeps your children entertained and enthused to return next week. Includes Tiny Tykes Uniform, size 3 ball, Kicker stickers awarded after each session and Graduation certificate after level completion.This program is now on the soccer quad at Wainwright 
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball October Sundays
This program design is to help you get off the couch and on to a pickleball court near you. This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidents to get on the court with other beginners and immediate players.Items to Bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Instructor: David Cousins
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Sundays at 1:00pm
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Sundays at 1pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Sundays at 1pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Sundays at 1pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform the crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 15 yards, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 15 yards and a front dive. LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, open turns, building endurance and feet-first surface dives.
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Pickleball - Intermediate Lessons - Pickleball Intermediate Lessons October Sundays
Pickleball Intermediate LessonsThis  3 or 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with other beginners and immediate players. Items to bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddle available for use during the lesson. No Senior Discount available. Min 4 / Max 12 per sessionLocation: South Portland Community Center Gym
 
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Sundays at 1:30pm
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Sundays at 2:00pm
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Sundays at 2pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Sundays at 2pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 5 (Stroke Refinement) - Sundays at 2:00pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to provide coordination and refinement of strokes.PREREQUISITES: perform a feet-first entry into deep water, swim front crawl for 25 meters, change direction and position as necessary, swim elementary backstroke for 25 meters, and swim breaststroke for 15 meters.LESSONS INCLUDE: efficient open turns, front and backstroke flip turns, standing dives and survival swimming, along with endurance swimming and more complex rescue safety topics.
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Sundays at 2:30pm
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Sundays at 3:00pm
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Sundays at 3pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVE: to help students feel comfortable in the water and learn how to enjoy the water safely. LESSONS INCLUDE: basic water safety rules, using a life jacket, submerging face, swimming on front and back using arm and leg actions, exhaling underwater and floating front and back.
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Sundays at 3pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Sundays at 3pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform the crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 15 yards, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 15 yards and a front dive. LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, open turns, building endurance and feet-first surface dives.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Sundays at 3:30pm
Preschool Level 3 is designed for children ages 3-5, and is built on the skills learned in Preschool Levels 1 & 2. Instructors will provide additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills but at slightly more proficient performance level with greater distances. Skills taught at this level will include efficiency with front crawl, elementary backstroke, kneeling dives and treading water. A good portion of this class will be spent in deeper water with a focus on safety skills. When these children turn 6 years old and enter Learn-to-Swim Lessons, they may go to Learn-to-Swim Level 2 or Level 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Fall Ultimate Frisbee League
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Adult Swim Lessons-for Beginners - Adult Beginner Swim Lessons
We are offering Beginner Swim Lessons for Adult Swimmers (for ages 14+). These skill-appropriate classes are offered to promote comfort and fundamentals while working through stroke development and proficiency.  Beginners will focus on basics such as getting comfortable in the water, front and back floats, treading water, and introductory strokes. We will strive for efficiency in the water, the ability to create your own workout, and the comfort to swim laps at your own pace.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Adult Volleyball Open Gym - Volleyball Drop in @ SPCC
SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS September 12 - December 264:00 PM – 6:00 PMCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $3.00 - South Portland Residents  $4.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
Monday October 11, 2021
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM    Closed for Holiday
 
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM    Closed for Holiday
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    HS Football Games
 
2:45 PM - 5:15 PM    HS Football Practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Girls JV Soccer
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS JV/1st Boys Soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Varsity FH Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
Tuesday October 12, 2021
7:45 AM - 8:30 AM    Stroke Refinement Clinic-Advanced Adult Swim Lessons - Tuesdays at 7:45am
We are excited to offer a course for adults (age 14+) who are training for triathlons, swim races, competitive events or who are simply looking to become stronger lap swimmers.  This course will meet once a week under the guidance of our top instructors and coaches.  This course will aim to get athletes in swimming shape by building endurance, utilizing drill work to refine competitive strokes, swimming directed sets and learning tips on how to swim efficiently.  This is a course that no advanced swimmer wants to miss out on!  If necessary, COVID protocols will be followed in regard to spacing swimmers in lanes and coaches wearing masks.  Swimmers will NOT be masked IN the water.PRE-REQUISITES: participants MUST be able to swim a minimum of 75 meters (three pool lengths) with your face IN the water using basic rotary breathing and be able to float on your back with ease.  Please bring goggles and a swim cap to every lesson.  We will supply any other equipment needed. 
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Set Up for Senior Activity Day
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Tuesdays at 9:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    POP - Preschool Open Play - POP - Preschool Open Play
Looking for ways to get some energy out and meet new families in the community?  Drop in to our POP program and have some fun with your child/family.  We will provide the equipment and activity space! Parents/guardians must supervise their child at all times. This is a drop in program. 
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    SENIOR ACTIVITY DAYS - SENIOR ACTIVITY DAY - OCT. 12
Join us at the community center to enjoy some of our free and or low cost activities.  You can drop-in for conversation, coloring, walking, check out an exercise class ($), go for a dip in the pool – (check schedule for times) ($), or enjoy other activities being offered such as games. You may drop in and leave anytime of your choosing on activity day!DATES: SUMMER DATES:   AUG. 17FALL DATES:  SEPT. 14 & 28, OCT. 12 & 26, NOV. 9 & 30 AND DEC. 14Times for FREE Activities: Conversation: 9:00-9:30a.m. (at this time please bring your own beverage) Coloring or activity of your choice: 9:30-10:30a.m. Indoor or Outdoor Walking: 10:30-11:30a.m. Lunchtime: 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. (Bring your lunch, enjoy time w/ friends) Game Time: 12:45-1:45p.m. Times for Low Cost Activities: Swimming: Senior Swim 11:00-11:45am $3 Res./$4 Non-Res. Vitality T'ai Chi for Seniors:  1:00p.m-2:00p.m/$5 The Senior Wing will be open from 9:00-2:00 for you to enjoy any or all of the above activities.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Tuesdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Scarborough High School Practice
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Vitality T'ai Chi for Seniors - T'ai Chi Tuesdays - T'ai Chi Tuesdays - Oct. 12
This program incorporates “T’ai Chi Moving for Better Balance”, an 8 posture standing form, with elements of Musical T’ai Chi which uses periods of seated movement; both practices will be integrated by learning the Great Breathing technique from Shaolin & Chinese Medicine. The musical background will be calming, peaceful and yet invigorating as the play element in T’ai Chi will be emphasized. Instructor, Michael Elliott is a 49 year practitioner.Tuesdays T'ai Chi is held two Tuesdays a month offered on the dates of Senior Activity Day.
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Clean up after Acitivity Day
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS JV/1st Boys Soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Youth Cooking Class - Youth Cooking Class Session 1
Stacey Stolman is chef with 18 years of experience cooking and teaching. She owns Fun Chefs, a cooking academy for all ages. She also works in the Portland area as a food stylist. In this class your child will learn how to prepare a new recipe each week with step by step instructions. Stacey will teach things such as nutrition, sanitation, geography and culinary math. At the end your child will have made a cookbook with all the recipes they made.Masks must be worn 
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Practice
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    HS V Field Hockey Game
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! October
Mix it Up! is a co-ed circuit training class, combining cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. Be prepared to get your heart rate up using a wide variety of exercises and equipment. Mix it Up! is designed to be easy to follow and target strength building and cardiovascular endurance. Please note this adult class will only allow a 10% Senior Discount.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Tuesdays at 6:00pm
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Tuesdays at 6:00pm
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Tuesdays at 6:30pm
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Tuesdays at 6:30pm
Preschool Level 3 is designed for children ages 3-5, and is built on the skills learned in Preschool Levels 1 & 2. Instructors will provide additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills but at slightly more proficient performance level with greater distances. Skills taught at this level will include efficiency with front crawl, elementary backstroke, kneeling dives and treading water. A good portion of this class will be spent in deeper water with a focus on safety skills. When these children turn 6 years old and enter Learn-to-Swim Lessons, they may go to Learn-to-Swim Level 2 or Level 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Middle School Volleyball - Middle School Volleyball
We are pleased to have Coach Emily Savage back to offer middle schoolers a chance to come learn how to play volleyball! This is for kids who have never played before and those who want to brush up on their skills. Coach Emily will go over rules, proper techniques and strategies in this growing sport. Games will be played and fun will be had!Masks must be worn 
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    SPHS Project Grad Meeting
 
Wednesday October 13, 2021
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym (Beginners Only)
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Wednesdays at 9:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Gentle Yoga - Gentle Yoga Wednesday Fall 1
Whether it's your first time or you've been taking yoga for years, this class will meet you right where you are.  Martha emphasizes safe and effective alignment principles as she leads you through a sequence of yoga postures connecting the breath with body movement. Her goal for every class is that you leave feeling stronger, more flexible, balanced and happy!MARCH 30 class has been moved to April 2. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Wednesdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM    PICNIC AT HACKER'S HILL PRESERVE - PICNIC AT HACKER'S HILL PRESERVE
Hacker’s Hill Preserve, is 27-acres of fields and woods that provides 360-degree views of the White Mountains, Pleasant Mountain, and the Lakes Region. We will drive up via a paved roadway leading 753 feet above sea level to the top of the hill. The hill has a restroom, picnic tables, and open fields perfect for walking, nature observation, picnicking and more. Depending on the weather, we might even see some peak foliage along the way! 
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Fit to Live - RENTAL
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM    High School Swim Team Preparation Course - High School Swim Team Preparation
We are once again pleased to offer a High School Prep program.  Under the guidance of Head Coach Lia Langeveld and Mike Blanchard, this program is designed for high school swimmers (not actively swimming on a club team) who are looking to amplify their accomplishments during their high school season by getting a jump start on conditioning.  This group will spend about 80% of their time conditioning and 20% of the time (taking advantage of the low swimmer-to-coach ratio) working on technique.Please email questions to Coach Mike at mblanchard@southportland.org
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Girls JV Soccer
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Varsity FH Practice
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Practice
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    HS JV Boys Soccer Game
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:15 PM - 7:15 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - AEROBIC DANCE OCTOBER
The Jacki Sorensen program is a nationally recognized dance and strength training method of exercise that is fun and challenging, with an element of dance geared to the non-dancer. Each class consists of warm-up, stretching, abdominal work, light-weight repetitions and then we dance! All levels are welcome.
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
Rip Tide Swim Club is designed for swimmers ages 8 (by the start date) through 14 who are looking to build endurance and improve their stroke technique.  this program will provide an introduction to competitive swimming in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.  In order to join the RTSC a swimmer must have completed an evaluation and/or have approval from the head coach.  Our goal is to inspire a love of the water and foster enjoyment of this life long sport.  Please email questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.orgPlease note that when registering for the Rip Tide Swim Program that if the coaching staff determines that this program is not a good fit for your child your registration fee will be refunded in full.ALL Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation & Placement Nights: Monday, 9/20 at 6pmTuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    HS V Boys Soccer Game
 
6:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Adult Volleyball
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rip Tide PLUS Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
RIP TIDE PLUS is for Middle School age swimmers ONLY who can swim roughly 1200 meters per practice.  Each practice is made up of roughly 60% conditioning and 40% technique work, so technique should be solid in all four competitive strokes prior to entering this group.  Please email any questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.org ALL Swimmers must attend an Evaluation & Placement night on one of the following dates:Monday, 9/20 at 6pm OR Tuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
Thursday October 14, 2021
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:45 AM - 3:30 PM    MAINE'S PAPER & HERITAGE MUSEUM - MAINE'S PAPER & HERITAGE MUSEUM
Come Explore the Legacy of Maine’s Paper Business.  The goal of the museum is capturing the cultural heritage of the papermaking towns and mills along the Androscoggin River.  An exciting interactive museum where visitors can experience life in a papermaking community, and showcase the area’s distinctive heritage. This museum does have stairs but there is an option to stay downstairs and watch a movie about the museum if you cannot do stairs.  Lunch out. 
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Thursdays at 9:00am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Thursdays at 9:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength October
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. 
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    SENIOR CREATE & CHAT - SENIOR CREATE & CHAT
Do you like to knit, sew, crochet or create masterpieces? Please bring whatever you are working on and join fellow crafters/knitters/sewers/crocheters/beaders (anything will do!) as we chat and share our ideas, tips and projects with each other.  Stay for the entire time or come and go anytime you please! Bring water & a cushion!!  Be prepared to social distance at six feet apart or more and wear your mask at all times. Please do not share materials.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Thursdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    STEP INTO FITNESS - STEP INTO FITNESS - OCTOBER
Step into fitness!  Some class LIGHT cardio mixed with weights and core and ending with some great stretches. 
 
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM    CHAIR FIT - CHAIR FIT - OCTOBER
Chair Fit is a great total body workout for everyone but perfect if you have trouble doing standing exercise.  Cardio strength and core all using a chair!   
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    CARDS & GAMES - CARDS & GAMES
Come to SPCC on Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards or a game of your choice!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Hand & Foot, Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Rumikub, Uno etc.
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONNG - THURSDAYS
Come to SPPC on Thursday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.  Please note if you come on Thursdays that there are many other card games going on at the same time and it is very noisy!
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS JV/1st Boys Soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Practice
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    HS V Field Hockey Game
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    HS JV Soccer Game
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! October
Mix it Up! is a co-ed circuit training class, combining cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. Be prepared to get your heart rate up using a wide variety of exercises and equipment. Mix it Up! is designed to be easy to follow and target strength building and cardiovascular endurance. Please note this adult class will only allow a 10% Senior Discount.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Clean gym floor
 
5:00 PM - 6:45 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    youth soccer practice
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Thursdays at 6pm (NEW time!)
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Thursdays at 6pm (NEW time!)
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Thursdays at 6pm (NEW time!)
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform the crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 15 yards, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 15 yards and a front dive. LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, open turns, building endurance and feet-first surface dives.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    HS V Soccer Game
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Fall
The recreation department has 2 nights of adult basketball leagues. Participants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to ahoyt@southportland.org once you register. Fall Registration will close September 2.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis.  Coed Adult League format8 regular season games5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 18 minute halvesMen shots inside 3 point arc = 1 point, Outside arc = 2 pointsFemale shots inside 3 point arc = 2 points, Outside arc = 3 pointsRules are based off of the MPA rulesYOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Highland Cemetery Meeting
 
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM    Stroke Refinement Clinic-Advanced Adult Swim Lessons - Thursdays at 8pm
We are excited to offer a course for adults (age 14+) who are training for triathlons, swim races, competitive events or who are simply looking to become stronger lap swimmers.  This course will meet once a week under the guidance of our top instructors and coaches.  This course will aim to get athletes in swimming shape by building endurance, utilizing drill work to refine competitive strokes, swimming directed sets and learning tips on how to swim efficiently.  This is a course that no advanced swimmer wants to miss out on!  If necessary, COVID protocols will be followed in regard to spacing swimmers in lanes and coaches wearing masks.  Swimmers will NOT be masked IN the water.PRE-REQUISITES: participants MUST be able to swim a minimum of 75 meters (three pool lengths) with your face IN the water using basic rotary breathing and be able to float on your back with ease.  Please bring goggles and a swim cap to every lesson.  We will supply any other equipment needed. 
 
Friday October 15, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball October Fridays
This program design is to help you get off the couch and on to a pickleball court near you. This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidents to get on the court with other beginners and immediate players.Items to Bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Instructor: David Cousins
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONNG - FRIDAYS
Come to SPPC on Thursday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.  Please note if you come on Thursdays that there are many other card games going on at the same time and it is very noisy!
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Pickleball - Intermediate Lessons - Pickleball Intermediate Lessons October Fridays
Pickleball Intermediate LessonsThis  3 or 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with other beginners and immediate players. Items to bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddle available for use during the lesson. No Senior Discount available. Min 4 / Max 12 per sessionLocation: South Portland Community Center Gym
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Girls JV Soccer
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Varsity FH Practice
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Karate Kids - Karate Kids Session 1
Students in this class will learn the basic strikes, blocks, kicks and stances used in karate training. This fundamental training also strengthens and prepares the body for the more difficult techniques ahead in one’s training. In addition to developing physical fitness, self-defense and safety skills, our karate program also helps your child build confidence, focus and respect for oneself and others.Masks must be worn 
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMCC Boys Soccer Practice
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Middle School Volleyball - Middle School Volleyball
We are pleased to have Coach Emily Savage back to offer middle schoolers a chance to come learn how to play volleyball! This is for kids who have never played before and those who want to brush up on their skills. Coach Emily will go over rules, proper techniques and strategies in this growing sport. Games will be played and fun will be had!Masks must be worn 
 
Saturday October 16, 2021
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    HS Football Practice
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Saturdays at 9:00am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Saturdays at 9:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 9:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Saturdays at 9:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform the crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 15 yards, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 15 yards and a front dive. LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, open turns, building endurance and feet-first surface dives.
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Flag Football Games
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Saturdays at 9:30am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Saturdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Saturdays at 10am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Saturdays at 10am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVE: to help students feel comfortable in the water and learn how to enjoy the water safely. LESSONS INCLUDE: basic water safety rules, using a life jacket, submerging face, swimming on front and back using arm and leg actions, exhaling underwater and floating front and back.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Saturdays at 10:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 5 (Stroke Refinement) - Saturdays at 10:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to provide coordination and refinement of strokes.PREREQUISITES: perform a feet-first entry into deep water, swim front crawl for 25 meters, change direction and position as necessary, swim elementary backstroke for 25 meters, and swim breaststroke for 15 meters.LESSONS INCLUDE: efficient open turns, front and backstroke flip turns, standing dives and survival swimming, along with endurance swimming and more complex rescue safety topics.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Saturdays at 10:30am
Preschool Level 3 is designed for children ages 3-5, and is built on the skills learned in Preschool Levels 1 & 2. Instructors will provide additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills but at slightly more proficient performance level with greater distances. Skills taught at this level will include efficiency with front crawl, elementary backstroke, kneeling dives and treading water. A good portion of this class will be spent in deeper water with a focus on safety skills. When these children turn 6 years old and enter Learn-to-Swim Lessons, they may go to Learn-to-Swim Level 2 or Level 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Saturdays at 11:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Saturdays at 11:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 11:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Stroke Refinement Clinic-Advanced Adult Swim Lessons - Saturdays at 11am
We are excited to offer a course for adults (age 14+) who are training for triathlons, swim races, competitive events or who are simply looking to become stronger lap swimmers.  This course will meet once a week under the guidance of our top instructors and coaches.  This course will aim to get athletes in swimming shape by building endurance, utilizing drill work to refine competitive strokes, swimming directed sets and learning tips on how to swim efficiently.  This is a course that no advanced swimmer wants to miss out on!  If necessary, COVID protocols will be followed in regard to spacing swimmers in lanes and coaches wearing masks.  Swimmers will NOT be masked IN the water.PRE-REQUISITES: participants MUST be able to swim a minimum of 75 meters (three pool lengths) with your face IN the water using basic rotary breathing and be able to float on your back with ease.  Please bring goggles and a swim cap to every lesson.  We will supply any other equipment needed. 
 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Saturdays at 11:30am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    HS Football Games
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Proper Footy Games
 
2:00 PM - 2:55 PM    Pool Party Rental with Party Room (Varga)
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Pool Party Rental with Party Room (Varga)
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    CMA Rental
 
Sunday October 17, 2021
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Youth Soccer Rain Makeup
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic - Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic Ages 2-3
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS PROGRAM. Tiny Tykes is a new and exciting program run by Challenger Sports British Soccer Coaches that focuses on the development of children aged 2 – 5 years old. Challenger Sports International coaches are experts at working with young children and will combine soccer with fun games; stories and music that keeps your children entertained and enthused to return next week. Includes Tiny Tykes Uniform, size 3 ball, Kicker stickers awarded after each session and Graduation certificate after level completion.This program is now on the soccer quad at Wainwright 
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Field Hockey Magic - Field Hockey Magic
This is an opportunity to learn the skills of field hockey in a fun and informal setting. Children in grades K – 2 will be introduced to field hockey skills and get their hands on the equipment used to play this fast paced, and exciting game. Participants will get to hold a stick and learn the basics of passing, shooting, and defense as well as participate in some fun skill development games. Participants will receive a program t-shirt.Players must have their own stick. Goggles, shin guards and mouth guards are encouraged. 
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball Over 40
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic - Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic Ages 4-5
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS PROGRAM. Tiny Tykes is a new and exciting program run by Challenger Sports British Soccer Coaches that focuses on the development of children aged 2 – 5 years old. Challenger Sports International coaches are experts at working with young children and will combine soccer with fun games; stories and music that keeps your children entertained and enthused to return next week. Includes Tiny Tykes Uniform, size 3 ball, Kicker stickers awarded after each session and Graduation certificate after level completion.This program is now on the soccer quad at Wainwright 
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball October Sundays
This program design is to help you get off the couch and on to a pickleball court near you. This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidents to get on the court with other beginners and immediate players.Items to Bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Instructor: David Cousins
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Sundays at 1:00pm
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Sundays at 1pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Sundays at 1pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Sundays at 1pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform the crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 15 yards, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 15 yards and a front dive. LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, open turns, building endurance and feet-first surface dives.
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Pickleball - Intermediate Lessons - Pickleball Intermediate Lessons October Sundays
Pickleball Intermediate LessonsThis  3 or 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with other beginners and immediate players. Items to bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddle available for use during the lesson. No Senior Discount available. Min 4 / Max 12 per sessionLocation: South Portland Community Center Gym
 
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Sundays at 1:30pm
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Sundays at 2:00pm
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Sundays at 2pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Sundays at 2pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 5 (Stroke Refinement) - Sundays at 2:00pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to provide coordination and refinement of strokes.PREREQUISITES: perform a feet-first entry into deep water, swim front crawl for 25 meters, change direction and position as necessary, swim elementary backstroke for 25 meters, and swim breaststroke for 15 meters.LESSONS INCLUDE: efficient open turns, front and backstroke flip turns, standing dives and survival swimming, along with endurance swimming and more complex rescue safety topics.
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Sundays at 2:30pm
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Sundays at 3:00pm
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Sundays at 3pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVE: to help students feel comfortable in the water and learn how to enjoy the water safely. LESSONS INCLUDE: basic water safety rules, using a life jacket, submerging face, swimming on front and back using arm and leg actions, exhaling underwater and floating front and back.
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Sundays at 3pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Sundays at 3pm
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform the crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 15 yards, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 15 yards and a front dive. LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, open turns, building endurance and feet-first surface dives.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Sundays at 3:30pm
Preschool Level 3 is designed for children ages 3-5, and is built on the skills learned in Preschool Levels 1 & 2. Instructors will provide additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills but at slightly more proficient performance level with greater distances. Skills taught at this level will include efficiency with front crawl, elementary backstroke, kneeling dives and treading water. A good portion of this class will be spent in deeper water with a focus on safety skills. When these children turn 6 years old and enter Learn-to-Swim Lessons, they may go to Learn-to-Swim Level 2 or Level 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Adult Swim Lessons-for Beginners - Adult Beginner Swim Lessons
We are offering Beginner Swim Lessons for Adult Swimmers (for ages 14+). These skill-appropriate classes are offered to promote comfort and fundamentals while working through stroke development and proficiency.  Beginners will focus on basics such as getting comfortable in the water, front and back floats, treading water, and introductory strokes. We will strive for efficiency in the water, the ability to create your own workout, and the comfort to swim laps at your own pace.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Adult Volleyball Open Gym - Volleyball Drop in @ SPCC
SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS September 12 - December 264:00 PM – 6:00 PMCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $3.00 - South Portland Residents  $4.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
Monday October 18, 2021
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym (Beginners Only)
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Out of School Leaders Meeting
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength October
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM    Spinning Spouts - Spinning Spouts Session 1
Spinning Sprouts is a ballet/tap combination class.  This class will include stretching, basic tap, basic ballet steps, as well as creative movement.  This is a fun introduction to dance and will allow dancers to explore two different techniques.  Please note that parents and visitors will not be permitted in the classroom. Please send your dancer in form-fitting clothing. No jeans please. Ballet and tap shoes are requested.Masks must be worn 
 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM    Tot Hop - Tot Hop Session 1
Tot Hop is our youngest hip hop class offering.  This class is perfect for your dance who has a lot of energy and is always on the move!  Please send your dancer in comfortable clothing and indoor sneakers.  No jeans please.Masks must be worn 
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Bingo Set Up
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    SENIOR BINGO - SENIOR BINGO
Open to residents and non-residents (50+ and older).  You are invited to participate in weekly bingo games.  Each week come play at least 12 games of BINGO. Please bring your own beverage.  Please stop at the desk and register upon your arrival before heading to the Senior Wing.NO BINGO 8/30NO BINGO 9/6, 10/11, 11/1, 11/15, 11/22 & 12/27
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Bingo Clean Up
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM    High School Swim Team Preparation Course - High School Swim Team Preparation
We are once again pleased to offer a High School Prep program.  Under the guidance of Head Coach Lia Langeveld and Mike Blanchard, this program is designed for high school swimmers (not actively swimming on a club team) who are looking to amplify their accomplishments during their high school season by getting a jump start on conditioning.  This group will spend about 80% of their time conditioning and 20% of the time (taking advantage of the low swimmer-to-coach ratio) working on technique.Please email questions to Coach Mike at mblanchard@southportland.org
 
2:45 PM - 5:15 PM    HS Football Practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Girls JV Soccer
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS JV/1st Boys Soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    Learn to Sew - Learn to Sew
This program is designed for the beginner sewer. Your child needs little or no experience to participate! Jeanette will teach them how to select fabric, pin and cut, piece fabrics together then practice hand sewing completing a full project. Sewing machine basics will be reviewed but the majority of the class will be hand sewing. All materials for projects will be provided.Masks must be worn 
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Intro to Dance - Intro to Dance Session 1
Students will lean the fundamentals and basics of various styles of dance including jazz, tap, lyrical and hip hop through exercises and progressions. Flexibility and strength exercises will be incorporated into the class along with choreography. Students should wear comfortable clothing and have bare feet or wear ballet or jazz shoes if desired. Students should bring a pair of tap shoes to class or if they do not have tap shoes dress shoes will work fine.Masks must be worn 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Clean gym floor
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Intro to Hip Hop - Intro to Hip Hop Session 1
This class will be broken up into 2 styles of dance, hip hop and acrobatics. Dancers will begin with hip hop, a warm up for the body and explore different hip hop concepts, styles and movement. Students will also be taught hip hop choreography.  During the second half of class, dancers will learn acrobatics skills, such as mat exercises, balance and strengthening skills, and basic tumbling, all taught by a certified instructor. A great class for ages 6 and up, for boys and girls of all levels!Masks must be worn 
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - AEROBIC DANCE OCTOBER
The Jacki Sorensen program is a nationally recognized dance and strength training method of exercise that is fun and challenging, with an element of dance geared to the non-dancer. Each class consists of warm-up, stretching, abdominal work, light-weight repetitions and then we dance! All levels are welcome.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
Rip Tide Swim Club is designed for swimmers ages 8 (by the start date) through 14 who are looking to build endurance and improve their stroke technique.  this program will provide an introduction to competitive swimming in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.  In order to join the RTSC a swimmer must have completed an evaluation and/or have approval from the head coach.  Our goal is to inspire a love of the water and foster enjoyment of this life long sport.  Please email questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.orgPlease note that when registering for the Rip Tide Swim Program that if the coaching staff determines that this program is not a good fit for your child your registration fee will be refunded in full.ALL Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation & Placement Nights: Monday, 9/20 at 6pmTuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Monday League - Fall
The recreation department has 2 nights of adult basketball leagues. Participants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to ahoyt@southportland.org once you register. Fall Registration will close September 2.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis.  Coed Adult League format8 regular season games5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 18 minute halvesMen shots inside 3 point arc = 1 point, Outside arc = 2 pointsFemale shots inside 3 point arc = 2 points, Outside arc = 3 pointsRules are based off of the MPA rulesYOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rip Tide PLUS Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
RIP TIDE PLUS is for Middle School age swimmers ONLY who can swim roughly 1200 meters per practice.  Each practice is made up of roughly 60% conditioning and 40% technique work, so technique should be solid in all four competitive strokes prior to entering this group.  Please email any questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.org ALL Swimmers must attend an Evaluation & Placement night on one of the following dates:Monday, 9/20 at 6pm OR Tuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
Tuesday October 19, 2021
7:45 AM - 8:30 AM    Stroke Refinement Clinic-Advanced Adult Swim Lessons - Tuesdays at 7:45am
We are excited to offer a course for adults (age 14+) who are training for triathlons, swim races, competitive events or who are simply looking to become stronger lap swimmers.  This course will meet once a week under the guidance of our top instructors and coaches.  This course will aim to get athletes in swimming shape by building endurance, utilizing drill work to refine competitive strokes, swimming directed sets and learning tips on how to swim efficiently.  This is a course that no advanced swimmer wants to miss out on!  If necessary, COVID protocols will be followed in regard to spacing swimmers in lanes and coaches wearing masks.  Swimmers will NOT be masked IN the water.PRE-REQUISITES: participants MUST be able to swim a minimum of 75 meters (three pool lengths) with your face IN the water using basic rotary breathing and be able to float on your back with ease.  Please bring goggles and a swim cap to every lesson.  We will supply any other equipment needed. 
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Tuesdays at 9:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    POP - Preschool Open Play - POP - Preschool Open Play
Looking for ways to get some energy out and meet new families in the community?  Drop in to our POP program and have some fun with your child/family.  We will provide the equipment and activity space! Parents/guardians must supervise their child at all times. This is a drop in program. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Tuesdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Scarborough High School Practice
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Set up for Senior Luncheon
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Meeting
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    SENIOR LUNCH & LEARN - SENIOR LUNCH & LEARN - OCTOBER - Baked Virginia Ham
Evergreen Credit Union, EGCU, is pleased to announce a new Financial Wellness Series for Seniors. Addressing issues concerning seniors face more and more today, they will offer tips on how to better manage your retirement income and protecting your assets. Join us on the third Tuesday each month beginning in September for a four-month program. Individually packaged lunches will be provided by EGCU in the Senior Wing at SPCC.  Registration in advance is required and reservations are on a first-come basis. Please do not just show up, as we need a headcount for lunch a week before the meal. 
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM    Clean Up after Senior Luncheon
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Youth Cooking Class - Youth Cooking Class Session 1
Stacey Stolman is chef with 18 years of experience cooking and teaching. She owns Fun Chefs, a cooking academy for all ages. She also works in the Portland area as a food stylist. In this class your child will learn how to prepare a new recipe each week with step by step instructions. Stacey will teach things such as nutrition, sanitation, geography and culinary math. At the end your child will have made a cookbook with all the recipes they made.Masks must be worn 
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Practice
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    HS JV Boys Soccer Game
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SoPo Hoops BB Tryouts
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! October
Mix it Up! is a co-ed circuit training class, combining cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. Be prepared to get your heart rate up using a wide variety of exercises and equipment. Mix it Up! is designed to be easy to follow and target strength building and cardiovascular endurance. Please note this adult class will only allow a 10% Senior Discount.
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Tuesdays at 6:00pm
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Tuesdays at 6:00pm
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    HS V Boys Soccer Game
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Tuesdays at 6:30pm
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Tuesdays at 6:30pm
Preschool Level 3 is designed for children ages 3-5, and is built on the skills learned in Preschool Levels 1 & 2. Instructors will provide additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills but at slightly more proficient performance level with greater distances. Skills taught at this level will include efficiency with front crawl, elementary backstroke, kneeling dives and treading water. A good portion of this class will be spent in deeper water with a focus on safety skills. When these children turn 6 years old and enter Learn-to-Swim Lessons, they may go to Learn-to-Swim Level 2 or Level 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Middle School Volleyball - Middle School Volleyball
We are pleased to have Coach Emily Savage back to offer middle schoolers a chance to come learn how to play volleyball! This is for kids who have never played before and those who want to brush up on their skills. Coach Emily will go over rules, proper techniques and strategies in this growing sport. Games will be played and fun will be had!Masks must be worn 
 
Wednesday October 20, 2021
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym (Beginners Only)
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Wednesdays at 9:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Gentle Yoga - Gentle Yoga Wednesday Fall 1
Whether it's your first time or you've been taking yoga for years, this class will meet you right where you are.  Martha emphasizes safe and effective alignment principles as she leads you through a sequence of yoga postures connecting the breath with body movement. Her goal for every class is that you leave feeling stronger, more flexible, balanced and happy!MARCH 30 class has been moved to April 2. 
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Wednesdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Fit to Live - RENTAL
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Monthly meeting
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM    High School Swim Team Preparation Course - High School Swim Team Preparation
We are once again pleased to offer a High School Prep program.  Under the guidance of Head Coach Lia Langeveld and Mike Blanchard, this program is designed for high school swimmers (not actively swimming on a club team) who are looking to amplify their accomplishments during their high school season by getting a jump start on conditioning.  This group will spend about 80% of their time conditioning and 20% of the time (taking advantage of the low swimmer-to-coach ratio) working on technique.Please email questions to Coach Mike at mblanchard@southportland.org
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Practice
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SoPo Hoops BB Tryouts
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - AEROBIC DANCE OCTOBER
The Jacki Sorensen program is a nationally recognized dance and strength training method of exercise that is fun and challenging, with an element of dance geared to the non-dancer. Each class consists of warm-up, stretching, abdominal work, light-weight repetitions and then we dance! All levels are welcome.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
Rip Tide Swim Club is designed for swimmers ages 8 (by the start date) through 14 who are looking to build endurance and improve their stroke technique.  this program will provide an introduction to competitive swimming in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.  In order to join the RTSC a swimmer must have completed an evaluation and/or have approval from the head coach.  Our goal is to inspire a love of the water and foster enjoyment of this life long sport.  Please email questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.orgPlease note that when registering for the Rip Tide Swim Program that if the coaching staff determines that this program is not a good fit for your child your registration fee will be refunded in full.ALL Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation & Placement Nights: Monday, 9/20 at 6pmTuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rip Tide PLUS Swim Club - Fall 2021 Session
RIP TIDE PLUS is for Middle School age swimmers ONLY who can swim roughly 1200 meters per practice.  Each practice is made up of roughly 60% conditioning and 40% technique work, so technique should be solid in all four competitive strokes prior to entering this group.  Please email any questions to Coach Lia Langevald at LLangeveld@southportland.org ALL Swimmers must attend an Evaluation & Placement night on one of the following dates:Monday, 9/20 at 6pm OR Tuesday, 9/21 at 6pm
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Project Grad Meeting
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
Thursday October 21, 2021
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Thursdays at 9:00am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Thursdays at 9:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength October
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. 
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    SENIOR CREATE & CHAT - SENIOR CREATE & CHAT
Do you like to knit, sew, crochet or create masterpieces? Please bring whatever you are working on and join fellow crafters/knitters/sewers/crocheters/beaders (anything will do!) as we chat and share our ideas, tips and projects with each other.  Stay for the entire time or come and go anytime you please! Bring water & a cushion!!  Be prepared to social distance at six feet apart or more and wear your mask at all times. Please do not share materials.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Thursdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    STEP INTO FITNESS - STEP INTO FITNESS - OCTOBER
Step into fitness!  Some class LIGHT cardio mixed with weights and core and ending with some great stretches. 
 
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM    CHAIR FIT - CHAIR FIT - OCTOBER
Chair Fit is a great total body workout for everyone but perfect if you have trouble doing standing exercise.  Cardio strength and core all using a chair!   
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    CARDS & GAMES - CARDS & GAMES
Come to SPCC on Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards or a game of your choice!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Hand & Foot, Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Rumikub, Uno etc.
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONNG - THURSDAYS
Come to SPPC on Thursday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.  Please note if you come on Thursdays that there are many other card games going on at the same time and it is very noisy!
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Football Practice
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! October
Mix it Up! is a co-ed circuit training class, combining cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. Be prepared to get your heart rate up using a wide variety of exercises and equipment. Mix it Up! is designed to be easy to follow and target strength building and cardiovascular endurance. Please note this adult class will only allow a 10% Senior Discount.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Clean gym floor
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Strikers Soccer Practice
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Thursdays at 6pm (NEW time!)
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Thursdays at 6pm (NEW time!)
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Thursdays at 6pm (NEW time!)
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform the crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 15 yards, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 15 yards and a front dive. LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, open turns, building endurance and feet-first surface dives.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Fall
The recreation department has 2 nights of adult basketball leagues. Participants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to ahoyt@southportland.org once you register. Fall Registration will close September 2.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis.  Coed Adult League format8 regular season games5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 18 minute halvesMen shots inside 3 point arc = 1 point, Outside arc = 2 pointsFemale shots inside 3 point arc = 2 points, Outside arc = 3 pointsRules are based off of the MPA rulesYOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM    Stroke Refinement Clinic-Advanced Adult Swim Lessons - Thursdays at 8pm
We are excited to offer a course for adults (age 14+) who are training for triathlons, swim races, competitive events or who are simply looking to become stronger lap swimmers.  This course will meet once a week under the guidance of our top instructors and coaches.  This course will aim to get athletes in swimming shape by building endurance, utilizing drill work to refine competitive strokes, swimming directed sets and learning tips on how to swim efficiently.  This is a course that no advanced swimmer wants to miss out on!  If necessary, COVID protocols will be followed in regard to spacing swimmers in lanes and coaches wearing masks.  Swimmers will NOT be masked IN the water.PRE-REQUISITES: participants MUST be able to swim a minimum of 75 meters (three pool lengths) with your face IN the water using basic rotary breathing and be able to float on your back with ease.  Please bring goggles and a swim cap to every lesson.  We will supply any other equipment needed. 
 
Friday October 22, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball October Fridays
This program design is to help you get off the couch and on to a pickleball court near you. This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidents to get on the court with other beginners and immediate players.Items to Bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Instructor: David Cousins
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time. Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.Cost (MUST SHOW ID)$3.00 - South Portland Residents each visit$4.00 - Non-Resident each visit$1.00 - active and veteran militaryFrequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front deskMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: October 4 – April 27(No program on 10/11, 11/3, 1/17, 2/21, 4/18)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 4 – May 29(No program on 10/8, 10/11, 11/2, 11/3, 11/11, 11/12, 11/25, 11/26, 12/24 - 12/31/2021, 1/17/2022, 2/21 -2/25/2022, 4/18-4/22/2022)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONNG - FRIDAYS
Come to SPPC on Thursday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.  Please note if you come on Thursdays that there are many other card games going on at the same time and it is very noisy!
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Pickleball - Intermediate Lessons - Pickleball Intermediate Lessons October Fridays
Pickleball Intermediate LessonsThis  3 or 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with other beginners and immediate players. Items to bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddle available for use during the lesson. No Senior Discount available. Min 4 / Max 12 per sessionLocation: South Portland Community Center Gym
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)October 3 - December 26, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 12 - December 26, 20211:30 PM – 3:30 PM TUESDAYS September 7 - December 28, 2021 (no program 11/2)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENTS ONLY PROGRAM)September 8 - December 29, 2021 (no program 11/24)7:00 PM - 9:00 PM THURSDAYS - AUGUST ONLY! August 5, 12, 19 and 266:00pm - 8:30pmFRIDAYSSeptember 10 - December 31, 2021 (no program 11/26, 12/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSION
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2021 - 2022
The Teen Center is a FREE Drop-In program for South Portland students in grades 6-12. It is located at the Redbank Community Center, 95 Macarthur Circle West, South Portland. All participants MUST have a completed Teen Center Code of Conduct Form on file - available at the center starting August 31. For fall 2021 we will only allow 36 kids in the program at a time. This program will remain free however each child must have a completed registration form on file prior to entering the center.Days: Monday – Friday (closed all school/city holidays)2:30PM- 6:00PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Girls soccer practice
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    HS V Soccer Practice
 
3:45 PM - 5:45 PM    Girl Scout meetings
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Karate Kids - Karate Kids Session 1
Students in this class will learn the basic strikes, blocks, kicks and stances used in karate training. This fundamental training also strengthens and prepares the body for the more difficult techniques ahead in one’s training. In addition to developing physical fitness, self-defense and safety skills, our karate program also helps your child build confidence, focus and respect for oneself and others.Masks must be worn 
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    CMA Rental
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Football Practices
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    SMCC Girls Practice
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Middle School Volleyball - Middle School Volleyball
We are pleased to have Coach Emily Savage back to offer middle schoolers a chance to come learn how to play volleyball! This is for kids who have never played before and those who want to brush up on their skills. Coach Emily will go over rules, proper techniques and strategies in this growing sport. Games will be played and fun will be had!Masks must be worn 
 
Saturday October 23, 2021
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    HS Football Practice
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Saturdays at 9:00am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Saturdays at 9:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 9:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Saturdays at 9:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform the crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 15 yards, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 15 yards and a front dive. LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, butterfly, and sidestroke, open turns, building endurance and feet-first surface dives.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Lego Halloween Fun! - Lego Halloween Fun!
Join us for the ghoulish 3 hour Lego extravaganza where we celebrate creepy creatures of Halloween! Participants will stay busy with individual builds which include: a ghastly jack o'lantern, a wicked witch, a dramatic Dracula and a fearsome Frankenstein. Lego challenges, games and free building time will round out our session!
 
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM    MYSTERY TRIP FALL21 - MYSTERY TRIP FALL 21
Where are we headed? No one will know! Join us for another exciting adventure.  Come with an open mind and likeness of the unusual!  Please be prepared for a long day! Please bring money for lunch and a small gratuity for tour guide, which is not included.  This trip involves walking/standing for approximately two hours out of the day at a leisurely pace and approximately 1 mile. There will be a good amount of standing/walking.  Lunch out on your own.  
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Saturdays at 9:30am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-5yo children** (by the start of the program).  In this playful networking class, parents and children learn together to increase the child's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic skills.  Skills will include arm and leg movements and breath control.  This level is fun-filled and helps introduce water safety concepts and encourages a healthy recreational habit that the entire family can enjoy.Please plan to have just one adult in the water with each child.  This will help us give one another as much space as possible in the pool.  ** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Saturdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Saturdays at 10am
Preschool Level 2 is designed for those 3-5 year olds who have passed Preschool I (or a similar level with a different program) and clearly shown a higher level of ability and comfort in the water. Preschool 2 children must be able to put their faces in the water comfortably, swim with minimal assistance/floatation (1/2 bubble floats) and float on their back with minimal support before entering the class. Participants will concentrate on more endurance swimming, elementary backstroke, underwater swimming, and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed with assistance and some floatation aid, as well as independently. In order to pass out this level and into Preschool 3, students must be able to swim a short distance on their front and back with no support/floatation, and float with ease..
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Saturdays at 10am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVE: to help students feel comfortable in the water and learn how to enjoy the water safely. LESSONS INCLUDE: basic water safety rules, using a life jacket, submerging face, swimming on front and back using arm and leg actions, exhaling underwater and floating front and back.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Saturdays at 10:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 5 (Stroke Refinement) - Saturdays at 10:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to provide coordination and refinement of strokes.PREREQUISITES: perform a feet-first entry into deep water, swim front crawl for 25 meters, change direction and position as necessary, swim elementary backstroke for 25 meters, and swim breaststroke for 15 meters.LESSONS INCLUDE: efficient open turns, front and backstroke flip turns, standing dives and survival swimming, along with endurance swimming and more complex rescue safety topics.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Saturdays at 10:30am
Preschool Level 3 is designed for children ages 3-5, and is built on the skills learned in Preschool Levels 1 & 2. Instructors will provide additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills but at slightly more proficient performance level with greater distances. Skills taught at this level will include efficiency with front crawl, elementary backstroke, kneeling dives and treading water. A good portion of this class will be spent in deeper water with a focus on safety skills. When these children turn 6 years old and enter Learn-to-Swim Lessons, they may go to Learn-to-Swim Level 2 or Level 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Saturdays at 11:00am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Saturdays at 11:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to fully submerge face for a minimum of 3 seconds, float on back and front with minimal assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: Submerging entire head, front & back glides, bobbing in water, treading water using arm & leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using front crawl and elementary backstroke action. Students will explore the deep end of the pool. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST be comfortable in deep water.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 11:00am
Participants in the youth progressive swim program MUST be a minimum of 6 years old, by the end of the lesson.  All swimming abilities are welcome to participate in this American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program.  Because of space and staff limitations, children must be registered for the proper level.  Our aquatic staff will gladly assist you in determining the best level for your child.  Placement will be verified during the first class meeting.  (NOTE: Distances listed in the prerequisites are the minimums that skills must be performed at to meet specific proficiency requirements).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrated ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide on front and back, and independent swimming on front and back for a minimum of 15 yards. Being able to roll from front to back and back to front. Feel completely comfortable in the deep end. LESSONS INCLUDE: Reaching assists, swimming without assistance, front and back crawl stroke, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from side of pool, survival floats, and retrieving underwater objects. In order to pass out of this level, students MUST pass the DEEP WATER SWIM TEST which is defined as the ability to enter the water, stay afloat, swim (in any capacity) one length of the pool (going underwater at least one time) and ending with a 15 sec tread in deep water).
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Stroke Refinement Clinic-Advanced Adult Swim Lessons - Saturdays at 11am
We are excited to offer a course for adults (age 14+) who are training for triathlons, swim races, competitive events or who are simply looking to become stronger lap swimmers.  This course will meet once a week under the guidance of our top instructors and coaches.  This course will aim to get athletes in swimming shape by building endurance, utilizing drill work to refine competitive strokes, swimming directed sets and learning tips on how to swim efficiently.  This is a course that no advanced swimmer wants to miss out on!  If necessary, COVID protocols will be followed in regard to spacing swimmers in lanes and coaches wearing masks.  Swimmers will NOT be masked IN the water.PRE-REQUISITES: participants MUST be able to swim a minimum of 75 meters (three pool lengths) with your face IN the water using basic rotary breathing and be able to float on your back with ease.  Please bring goggles and a swim cap to every lesson.  We will supply any other equipment needed. 
 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Saturdays at 11:30am
For children 3-5 years old, this class provides an introductory stage in aquatic development. We take a playful approach to learning water safety and swimming basics. Many children who take this class have never been in a pool, lake or other open water before. Our goal is to provide quality leadership in a safe environment where youngsters can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, using a variety of swim techniques and floatation devices (where and when appropriate). In order to pass out of this level into Preschool 2, students must be able to get their faces wet comfortably, swim on their front with minimal assistance/floatation and float or swim on their back with minimal assistance** PLEASE NOTE...If you child is older than 3 years, but has never had formal swim lessons, please talk to the pool staff about which class is best for their first time in swim lessons.  It is not necessarily THIS class..
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    CMA Rental