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Monday January 27, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Gentle Yoga - Gentle Yoga Monday Winter
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!
 
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM    BOUNCING BUDS Winter/Spring 2020 - Bouncing Buds Session 1
Bouncing Buds is a dancer’s first experience with movement.  This class is designed for the student to take class without a parent or guardian, experiencing creative movement and pre-ballet steps.  Dancers will learn to work with a group, share and take turns, and follow directions while having fun and dancing with props.  Please send your dancer in comfortable and non-restrictive clothing and bare feet.  No jeans please. Parents/guardians will not be allowed in the room during class time. Min 4, Max 12.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    TOT HOP Winter/Spring 2020 - 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. Parents/guardians will not be allowed in the room during class time     Min 4, Max 12.
 
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM    BINGO - BINGO 2020 WINTER
Open to residents and non-residents (50+ and older).  This program is $1.00 per week. You're invited to participate in weekly Bingo games. Each week come play at  least 15 games of BINGO.  Light refreshments are provided including coffee & a snack.NO BINGO 9/2, 9/9, 10/14, 11/4, & 11/11
 
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS First Team Boys Practice
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    LEARN TO SEW Winter/Spring 2020 - 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. Min 4/Max 12
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    HIP HOP DANCE Winter/Spring 2020 - 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!Minimum of 6/Maximum of 20
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    2/3 Girls Basketball - Markan
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    KARATE KIDS Winter/Spring 2020 - 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.
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    HS Rec Basketball Games
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - Aerobic Dance January
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.The drop in fee for this class is $7.00.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    CMA Team Gathering
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Winter 2020 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 Riptidesopo@gmail.comPlease 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.New Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation Nights: Thursday, January 9th at 6:00pm (for the Winter session)Tuesday, March 17th at 6:00pm (for the Spring Session)
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    AIKIDO: THE ART OF PEACE Winter/Spring 2020 - Aikido: The Art Of Peace Session 1
Aikido is a non-combative martial art that offers lessons and tools that are useful for people of all ages. The form and power of Aikido comes from blending with and redirecting the energy of an attack, thus using the attackers force to throw him/her with minimal effort. We learn to utilize non-resistance and explore timing, use of space and distance, balance, and centering. By training in a supportive, non-competitive atmosphere students will learn and experience: useful physical skills such as rolling and falling safely, body awareness and self-defense skills, enhanced coordination of mind and body, increased self-confidence and self-discipline while having fun along the way. This is a mixed age class of children (8-18). Min 3/Max 20
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Monday League - Winter
The recreation department has 2 coed nights and 1 women's basketball league night. Participants must be 18 years old and out of High school. Winter and Spring Monday and Thursday league game times are 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, or 8:30 PM. The women's league is on Sundays with game times of 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM.Captains please have your roster with a minimum of 8 people including 2 females and 2 males or 8 females (women's league only) registered 2 weeks prior to each season/session.  Coed Adult League format5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players including 2 females and 2 malesTwo 20 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 rules Women's League format5v5, full courtRoster minimum of 8 playersTwo 20 minute halvesTwo MPA certified officialsRules are based off of the MPA rules
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rip Tide PLUS Swim Club - Fall/Winter 2019 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 Riptidesopo@gmail.comPlease note when registering for the Rip Tide Swim Program that if the coaching staff determines this program is not a good fit for your child, your registration fee will be refunded in full.
 
Tuesday January 28, 2020
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!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 - 8:30 AM    Senior Activity Day Set Up
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM    SENIOR ACTIVITY DAYS - SENIOR ACTIVITY DAY - JAN. 28
Would you like to be picked up and brought to the community center to enjoy some of our free and or low cost activities? We can help you with that! You can drop-in to have coffee, color, craft, walk the track, check out an exercise class ($), drop in to a support group($), have afternoon tea, do a puzzle, play games, go for a dip in the pool – (check schedule for times) ($), or enjoy other activities being offered. Please check brochure for times of activities you are interested in. Pick-up is available for South Portland Residents only. You may drive yourself here if you choose - please join us for a fun filled day! You must register by the Thursday before the activity day for pick-up for any of these activity dates  in order to get picked up.  Example: You want to gt picked up to come on Tuesday, Sept. 10th--then you must have registered by Thursday, Sept. 5th in order to get picked up on the 10th.You may drop in and leave anytime or times of your choosing on activity day!FALL DATES: TUESDAYS, Sept. 10 & 24, Oct. 8 & 22, Nov. 12 & 26 & Dec. 3WINTER DATES:  TUESDAYS, Jan. 14 & 28, Feb. 25, Mar. 10 & 31, Apr. 7 & 14Times for FREE Activities: Coffee & Conversation: 8:30-9:30a.m.Coloring: 9:30-10:30a.m.Craft Time:  9:00-10:30a.m. (Registration for this activity is required. Please see craft time program for registration information).  You may not just drop in to craft time, you must be pre-registered.Craft in Dec.:  Placemat clutch (all materials supplied for you)Indoor 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.Tea Time: 1:45-2:45p.m. (We get out our fancy tea pots & tea cups and a huge variety of teas)Times for Low Cost Activities:Coffee Time Support Group 10:30am-12:00pm - $7Exercise w/ Jessamyn Mat Class 9:00a.m. - $5Exercise w/ Jessamyn Chair Class 10:30a.m. - $5Swimming: Senior Swim 11am-12pm $3 Res./$4 Non-Res.The Senior Wing will be open from 8:30-3:30 for you to enjoy any or all of the above activities. You may also enjoy games, cards, puzzles, or an activity of your choice in the Senior Wing throughout the day.Cost: FREE pick-up and drop-off for South Portland residents only1st Pick Up 8:30 a.m. (if you register for pick up you will be called with a pick-up time)We will offer continual pick-ups throughout the day1st Return home trip will be 10:00amLast Return Home trip will be 3:00pm
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Tuesdays at 9:00am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Tuesdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Meeting
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - January
The Chair class is a gentle, series of stretches and strengthening poses that will wake up your body, head to toe.  The chair serves us in seated warm-ups and then in standing exercises, working toward strength in the core, arms and legs and especially in balance work.  An excellent class if you are searching for a class where individual needs are respected in a fun, supportive atmosphere.Drop-in fee is $5 per class.Instructor: Jessamyn Schmidt
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    COFFEE TIME SUPPORT GROUP - COFFEE TIME SUPPORT GROUP
Here’s your chance to be with other seniors for conversation and reminiscing. Groups offer a base for sharing, understanding and problem solving. Belonging to a group helps us realize that we often share the same concerns as others. John Rich has led many support groups and understands both the joys and challenges of getting older. Come make some new friends and enjoy this time for yourself. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own lunch.John Rich has been leading support groups for about 20 years. His style ranges from compassionate to humorous, encouraging healthy self-expression. Being a senior himself, John understands both the joys and challenges of healthy aging. He is deeply inspired by the courage, resilience, and adaptability of senior populations.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    iPHONE BASICS - iPHONE BASICS
So you think you know your iPhone.  Let us explore what your iPhone can do for you.  The objective of each session is to personalize your iPhone to you.  Session objectives:  Discover the variety of SETTING options, use of BASIC apps, daily apps, and taking and editing PHOTOS.  REQUIREMENTS:  Bring a FULLY charged Apple iPhone, iPhone pass codes.  NOTE:  You may only sign up for ONE session.
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS Unified BB Practices
 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Senior Activity Day Clean Up
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! January
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.Drop in fee: $10
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    CLAY CLAY CLAY Winter/Spring 2020 - Clay Clay Clay Session 1
Everybody loves clay and in this class we will work with Kiln-fired, oven baked and air dry clay. Each week will be a different project ranging from ceramics to quirky sculptures. Come join the fun and get your hands dirty. Min 4/Max 12
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Grades 5/6 travel girls basketball practice
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    7th grade Girls Basketball Practice
 
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Political Volunteer Training
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6:00pm
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6pm
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    youth basketball practice - Stinson
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    6th grade Travel - Antonio
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Field Hockey Meeting
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6:30pm
Preschool Level III is for children ages 3-5yo to build on the skills learned previously in Preschool I & II by providing additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills and slightly more proficient performance levels with greater distance and times.  When these children turn 6yo and enter Learn-to-Swim lessons they typically go into Level 2 or 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.Prerequisites include:-sustainable floating on back and front-ability to swim a distance with face IN the water-comfort in the deep end -a willingness to learn skills and be challenged
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6:30pm
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM    Grade 5 Boys Travel Basketball Practice
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    HS Rec practice- Kelley
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Lee
 
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Zechman
 
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Amoroso
 
Wednesday January 29, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Beginner Drop In Pickleball @ Redbank Wednesdays
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Wednesdays at 9am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Gentle Yoga - Gentle Yoga Wednesday Winter
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!
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Wednesday at 9:30am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM    TODDLER TIME Winter/Spring 2020 - Toddler Time Drop In
Looking for something to do with your preschooler on a chilly, rainy or quiet day? Bring them to Toddler Time! Here they can play with other children while exploring fun activities such as dress up and music. Once a month we will have a special guest or activity! Children must be accompanied by an adult who is welcome to watch or participate.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Meeting w/ Meg Metcalf from Portland Rec.
 
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Swim, Wednesdays at 1:30pm
Preschool Level III is for children ages 3-5yo to build on the skills learned previously in Preschool I & II by providing additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills and slightly more proficient performance levels with greater distance and times.  When these children turn 6yo and enter Learn-to-Swim lessons they typically go into Level 2 or 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.Prerequisites include:-sustainable floating on back and front-ability to swim a distance with face IN the water-comfort in the deep end -a willingness to learn skills and be challenged
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS First Team Boys Practice
 
3:15 PM - 5:15 PM    Daisy Troop 1270 Meeting
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Grade 8 girls travel basketball practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    5th grade basketball l-Tully
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - Aerobic Dance January
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.The drop in fee for this class is $7.00.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    ADULT INTRO TO AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE - Adult Sign Language
In this class, participants will develop the skills and knowledge needed to communicate in American Sign Language. This course emphasizes the cultural practices distinct to those that approach the world from a visual perspective. Topics include: historical events that have impacted the language and culture of the D/deaf community; the distinct cultural practices; and, comparison of language features. We will learn through the use of many different activities such as games, art, stories, videos and music. Min 6 / Max 12.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Winter 2020 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 Riptidesopo@gmail.comPlease 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.New Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation Nights: Thursday, January 9th at 6:00pm (for the Winter session)Tuesday, March 17th at 6:00pm (for the Spring Session)
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Aikido Club
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    4TH Boys Basketball - Porter
 
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM    4TH Boys Basketball - Soule
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rip Tide PLUS Swim Club - Fall/Winter 2019 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 Riptidesopo@gmail.comPlease note when registering for the Rip Tide Swim Program that if the coaching staff determines this program is not a good fit for your child, your registration fee will be refunded in full.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    4th grade boys basketball - Sencer
 
Thursday January 30, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
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!  Drop-in always welcome! Registration is encouraged.  Bring water & a cushion!!
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    PRE-SCHOOL FUN WITH ART Winter/Spring 2020 - Pre-school Fun with Art Session 1
This is a fun, relaxed class where your child can explore being creative and getting their fingers dirty. Each art task has a learning and exploring element. This class reaches your preschooler on their level while still teaching art basics. Learn about colors, shapes, movement, and more while having fun creating preschool masterpieces! (Please dress appropriately for getting messy.) Min 4/Max 12
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - January
The Chair class is a gentle, series of stretches and strengthening poses that will wake up your body, head to toe.  The chair serves us in seated warm-ups and then in standing exercises, working toward strength in the core, arms and legs and especially in balance work.  An excellent class if you are searching for a class where individual needs are respected in a fun, supportive atmosphere.Drop-in fee is $5 per class.Instructor: Jessamyn Schmidt
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Air Force Workouts
 
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM    CARDS & GAMES - CARDS & GAMES WINTER 2020
Come to the SPCC Senior Wing on Thursdays from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and play cards and/or games.  Cards & a selected variety of games are available.  Bring your friends!  You may come in to socialize beginning at 12:30 p.m, cards & games begin at 1:00 p.m.  This is a FREE activity.
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS First Team Boys Practice
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    LIFE SIZED ART - Life Sized Art Session 1
Become an installation artist with us! We will be creating life- sized art pieces and using them to hand throughout the parks and rec. Each project is focused on transforming a part of the building into a work of art for everyone who comes in to see and enjoy! Min 4/Max 12
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    3rd Grade Boys Basketball Practice - Gross
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    6th Grade Rec BBall Practice -Chip
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! January
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.Drop in fee: $10
 
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM    NO BRUSH PAINTING Winter/Spring 2020 - No Brush Painting
Learn all the fun and different ways you can create with paint. This class will show you different techniques and inventive ways to make beautiful pieces of art. Have fun exploring the paint work with no brushes! String, nature, pouring, found objects, fingers, and more will becoming our tools to create masterpieces! Afterwards, you get the honor of showing off your new painting techniques in a mini gallery showing for your family + friends. (Please dress appropriately for getting messy.) Min 4/Max 12
 
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM    5th grade basketball l-Annie
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    AMERICAN RED CROSS BABYSITTING Winter/Spring 2020 - Babysitting Course Session 1
This course provides youth training in basic childcare, safe play, first aid and critical emergency action skills. Each participant will receive an American Red Cross certificate, provided that he/she is age 11 or older upon completion of the class, attends and participates in the activities of every lesson, and can demonstrate all of the observable skills. The Red Cross has re-structured this program and only 6 hours are needed for completion. Participants must attend all 3 classes to receive certification. No make-up classes are available. Books are provided during class time. Minimum of 8/maximum of 10.
 
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Winter
The recreation department has 2 coed nights and 1 women's basketball league night. Participants must be 18 years old and out of High school. Winter and Spring Monday and Thursday league game times are 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, or 8:30 PM. The women's league is on Sundays with game times of 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM.Captains please have your roster with a minimum of 8 people including 2 females and 2 males or 8 females (women's league only) registered 2 weeks prior to each season/session.  Coed Adult League format5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players including 2 females and 2 malesTwo 20 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 rules Women's League format5v5, full courtRoster minimum of 8 playersTwo 20 minute halvesTwo MPA certified officialsRules are based off of the MPA rules
 
6:10 PM - 7:30 PM    Grade 5 boys travel basketball - Kevin
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    3rd grade girls basketball - Locke
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    SHiNE Dance Fitness - SHiNE January
Get a workout that feels like a dance party!  This high energy, booty shakin’ class will give you a full body workout while dancing to the best pop and hip hop music out there. Bring your sneakers and your sass and get ready to join the most uplifting and fun dance fitness class ever. No experience is needed. Everyone is welcomed. Guaranteed to make you sweat and smile.Instructor: Jennifer Sciaraffa certified SHiNE Dance instructor.Class drop in fee: $12.00 per class. This fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of the program.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Mindful Eating - Mindful Eating 1
Mindful Eating Group ClassesAre you tired of diets, scales and tracking your food and eating? Are you looking for a way to tune into your body’s need for nourishment and your innate desire for self-acceptance and satisfaction? Are you trying to achieve balance in your behaviors around food selection and eating? Mindful eating is an approach that focuses on enjoying food and eating, recognizing and honoring the body’s signals around hunger and fullness, and helping people navigate hurdles on their unique paths toward nourishment and satisfaction. Group classes provide a safe space for learning, sharing and practicing mindful eating techniques.  Foundations of Mindful Eating (Mindful Eating 1) Explore the principles of mindful eating in this introductory group class. Based on the original, evidence-based MB-EAT program, this series of classes will cover basic concepts of mindful eating including inner/outer wisdom, hunger awareness and taste satisfaction, mini-meditations, acceptance and forgiveness around food, and eating for quality over quantity. Note that this class is not focused on weight loss, but mindful eating principles can be used with any type of eating plan you may be following.    Tools and Techniques of Mindful Eating (Mindful Eating 2) Building upon the content in Mindful Eating 1, this series of group classes delves further into the various techniques and tools available through mindful eating training and how to integrate those into your lifestyle. Topics to be covered include eating in response to stress and emotions, cravings, making mindful choices and breaking eating behavior chains. Note that this class is not focused on weight loss, but mindful eating principles can be used with any type of eating plan you may be following.  Kitty Broihier, MS, RD, LD is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian and is a certified Mindfulness Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT) instructor and Mindful and Instinctive Eating Practitioner (MIEP). She holds a Bachelor’s degree in dietetics and nutrition from Michigan State Univ. and a Master’s degree in nutrition communications from Boston Univ. She is an adjunct faculty nutrition instructor at SMCC and is the owner of NutriComm Inc., a nutrition consulting and communications business in South Portland.
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Thursdays at 7pm
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: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Thursdays at 7pm
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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Thursdays at 7pm
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 float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Varipatis
 
7:45 PM - 8:45 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Demers
 
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!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 January 31, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Swim, Fridays at 9:00am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-3yo 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 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 2 - Swim, Friday at 9:00am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball January 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 paddle available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Sunday Instructor: David CousinsFriday Instructor: Reggie Main
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    CROCHET BEADED BRACELETS (2 week class) - CROCHET BEADED BRACELETS (2 Week Class)
Crochet a lovely beaded bracelet to custom fit your wrist. Kits will be provided with all supplies necessary to make one bracelet. In this two-week class we will create a bracelet that is both pretty and comfortable. If you can do a single crochet stitch – you can make this bracelet !
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Fridays at 9:30am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM    Vitality T'ai Chi for Seniors - T'ai Chi January
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 48 year practitioner.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS First Team Boys Practice
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS First Team Boys Practice
 
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM    Kaler After Care - BINGO
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    DISCOVERY YOGA Winter/Spring 2020 - Discovery Yoga Session 1
In this class, children will learn the basics of yoga through poses, stories, crafts and games. We’ll do lots of dance, creative movement, and imaginative play while exploring yoga principles such as kindness, concentration and self-control. Yogis will learn simple breathing techniques and strategies for relaxation. Please have your child wear comfortable clothing for movement, and bring water and a yoga mat if you have one.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    5th grade basketball l-Aloes
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    7/8 boys travel practice
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    6th grade boys Travel Practive- Antonio
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    6th grade rec basketball pracitce -Lucas
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    6th grade rec boys basketball practice
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    youth basketball practice - Kinner
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    3rd Grade Boys Basketball Practice - Sinclair
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    5th gradetravel boys bball -Blais
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    4th grade boys basketball - Sencer
 
Saturday February 1, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Saturdays at 8am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 5 (Stroke Refinement) - Saturdays at 8am
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, swim elementary backstroke for 25 meters, swim breaststroke for 15 meters, swim back crawl for 15 meters, and change direction and position as necessary.LESSONS INCLUDE: open turns, freestyle and backstroke flip turns, standing dives, survival modes, endurance swimming and more complex rescue safety topics.
 
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Saturdays at 8:00am
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: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 4-5 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 4 Boys Basketball
The focus of this recreational basketball league will be to continue to develop basketball skills with a concentration on fundamentals, teamwork, sportsmanship and having fun. Score will be kept but not emphasized - it will be kept per quarter, then reset after each quarter. Coaches are not permitted on the court during games. Teams will practice 1-2 times per week (space dependent) in the evenings at SPCC. Practices will begin the week of November 26. A game schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED! Please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportlnad.org
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 4-5 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 5 Boys Basketball
The focus of this recreational basketball league will be to continue to develop basketball skills with a concentration on fundamentals, teamwork, sportsmanship and having fun. Score will be kept but not emphasized - it will be kept per quarter, then reset after each quarter. Coaches are not permitted on the court during games. Teams will practice 1-2 times per week (space dependent) in the evenings at SPCC. Practices will begin the week of November 26. A game schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED! Please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportlnad.org
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 4-5 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 4 Girls Basketball
The focus of this recreational basketball league will be to continue to develop basketball skills with a concentration on fundamentals, teamwork, sportsmanship and having fun. Score will be kept but not emphasized - it will be kept per quarter, then reset after each quarter. Coaches are not permitted on the court during games. Teams will practice 1-2 times per week (space dependent) in the evenings at SPCC. Practices will begin the week of November 26. A game schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED! Please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportlnad.org
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 4-5 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 5 Girls Basketball
The focus of this recreational basketball league will be to continue to develop basketball skills with a concentration on fundamentals, teamwork, sportsmanship and having fun. Score will be kept but not emphasized - it will be kept per quarter, then reset after each quarter. Coaches are not permitted on the court during games. Teams will practice 1-2 times per week (space dependent) in the evenings at SPCC. Practices will begin the week of November 26. A game schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED! Please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportlnad.org
 
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Swim, Saturdays at 8:30am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-3yo 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 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.
 
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Swim, Saturdays at 8:30am
Preschool Level III is for children ages 3-5yo to build on the skills learned previously in Preschool I & II by providing additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills and slightly more proficient performance levels with greater distance and times.  When these children turn 6yo and enter Learn-to-Swim lessons they typically go into Level 2 or 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.Prerequisites include:-sustainable floating on back and front-ability to swim a distance with face IN the water-comfort in the deep end -a willingness to learn skills and be challenged
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Saturdays at 9am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Swim, Saturdays at 9:00am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-3yo 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 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 - 9:45 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: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 9am
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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - 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 give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 2-3 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 2 Boys Basketball
Through practice, clinics and games, this in-house league will provide a safe and fun recreational experience for children in grades 2 and 3 with an emphasis on skill development and teamwork in a non-competitive atmosphere. During games, one coach from each team will join players on the floor to coach and help referee. Score will not be kept. Teams will practice 1 time a week in the evening at our elementary schools (day/time TBA once teams are formed) and have one game and the occasional clinic on Saturday mornings at Redbank Community Center. Practices will begin the week of November 18. A game/clinic schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. Fee includes team shirt. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED-please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportland.org
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 2-3 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 3 Boys Basketball
Through practice, clinics and games, this in-house league will provide a safe and fun recreational experience for children in grades 2 and 3 with an emphasis on skill development and teamwork in a non-competitive atmosphere. During games, one coach from each team will join players on the floor to coach and help referee. Score will not be kept. Teams will practice 1 time a week in the evening at our elementary schools (day/time TBA once teams are formed) and have one game and the occasional clinic on Saturday mornings at Redbank Community Center. Practices will begin the week of November 18. A game/clinic schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. Fee includes team shirt. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED-please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportland.org
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 2-3 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 2 Girls Basketball
Through practice, clinics and games, this in-house league will provide a safe and fun recreational experience for children in grades 2 and 3 with an emphasis on skill development and teamwork in a non-competitive atmosphere. During games, one coach from each team will join players on the floor to coach and help referee. Score will not be kept. Teams will practice 1 time a week in the evening at our elementary schools (day/time TBA once teams are formed) and have one game and the occasional clinic on Saturday mornings at Redbank Community Center. Practices will begin the week of November 18. A game/clinic schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. Fee includes team shirt. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED-please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportland.org
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 2-3 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 3 Girls Basketball
Through practice, clinics and games, this in-house league will provide a safe and fun recreational experience for children in grades 2 and 3 with an emphasis on skill development and teamwork in a non-competitive atmosphere. During games, one coach from each team will join players on the floor to coach and help referee. Score will not be kept. Teams will practice 1 time a week in the evening at our elementary schools (day/time TBA once teams are formed) and have one game and the occasional clinic on Saturday mornings at Redbank Community Center. Practices will begin the week of November 18. A game/clinic schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. Fee includes team shirt. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED-please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportland.org
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Saturdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Saturdays at 9:30am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Saturdays at 10am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - 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 develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
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 float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - 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).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Saturdays at 10:30am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 11am
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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
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 float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Swim, Saturdays at 11am
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.
 
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!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. 
 
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM    START SMART BASKETBALL - Start Smart Basketball
Start Smart Basketball teaches children (ages 3-5) the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball while spending quality time with their parents. The program focuses on teaching children and parents the skills of dribbling, ball handling, passing, catching, shooting, running, and agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement. A parent must accompany each child to every class and participate with them. Minimum of 8/Maximum of 25.
 
2:00 PM - 2:55 PM    Aqua Diving Rental
 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Youth Open Gym
 
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM    Aqua Diving Rental
 
3:15 PM - 6:30 PM    ALMOST MAINE AT PORTLAND STAGE - ALMOST MAINE AT PORTLAND STAGE
What better way to celebrate the bicentennial of our State than with a play that put us on the map?  Offering charming vignettes about love, and life in Maine, this beloved play broke box office records, went onto critical acclaim, and delighted audiences across the globe after its premiere at Portland Stage in 2004.  This celebratory production will feature John Cariani.NO REFUNDS AFTER REGISTRATION. 
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMAC Rental
 
Sunday February 2, 2020
7:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Unavailable
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - OVER 40 Basketball Drop In @ Redbank Community Center
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    HOOP MAGIC - Hoop Magic Grade K
This program is for boys and girls in grades K – 1. By rotating through stations, we will teach the children the basics in passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense. Participants will spend the majority of their time in stations learning the basic skills and will be wrapping up each station by playing fun games that help use the skills learned that day. SPHS basketball players will assist with this program Minimum of 12/maximum of 50. Cost includes a t-shirt.
 
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM    HOOP MAGIC - Hoop Magic Grade 1
This program is for boys and girls in grades K – 1. By rotating through stations, we will teach the children the basics in passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense. Participants will spend the majority of their time in stations learning the basic skills and will be wrapping up each station by playing fun games that help use the skills learned that day. SPHS basketball players will assist with this program Minimum of 12/maximum of 50. Cost includes a t-shirt.
 
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Youth Open Gym
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Sundays at 1:00pm
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 develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Swim, 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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Sundays at 1:00pm
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 give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball February 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 paddle available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Sunday Instructor: David CousinsFriday Instructor: Reggie Main
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Sundays at 2pm
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - 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 give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Swim, 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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Sundays at 2:30pm
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Swim, Sundays at 3:00pm
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-3yo 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 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 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Sundays at 3:00pm
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 develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Swim, 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.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Sundays at 3:30pm
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 5 (Stroke Refinement) - Sundays at 4:00pm
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, swim elementary backstroke for 25 meters, swim breaststroke for 15 meters, swim back crawl for 15 meters, and change direction and position as necessary.LESSONS INCLUDE: open turns, freestyle and backstroke flip turns, standing dives, survival modes, endurance swimming and more complex rescue safety topics.
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Swim, Sundays at 4pm
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.
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Sundays at 4:00pm
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 give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM    Yoga for Ordinary People and Everyday Life - Yoga for Ordinary People and Everyday Life - Winter
This class is for people who would like to try yoga, but think they can’t do it. If you are tired, stiff, inflexible, overloaded, stressed out, large bodied or out of shape, this is the class for you! We will learn and practice basic yoga poses and focus on ways that you can use Yoga in your daily life: in the car, in bed, in a chair, waiting in line, pumping gas, or at work. You may see amazing results in better sleep, increased energy and well being.Tuesdays, 6:15pm – 7:30pmDrop In for this class is $12.00.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Adult Volleyball Open Gym - Volleyball Drop in @ SPCC
SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS September 30 - December 306:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Adult Swim Lessons-for Beginners - Adult Swim Lessons-Sunday PM
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.
 
Monday February 3, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Gentle Yoga - Gentle Yoga Monday Winter
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!
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    DISHCLOTH OF THE MONTH CLUB (Each month it is a 2 week class) - DISHCLOTH OF THE MONTH FEBRUARY (HEART SHAPED DESIGN) 2 WEEK CLASS
Each month for a two-week session, we will knit a different dishcloth!  Each class is a 2 week class (must attend both classes).   Dates:Mondays January 6th & 13thDishcloth: Stained Glass Window DishclothsEveryone’s favorite dishcloth, better known as brick pattern. In this two-week class, we will knit this easy and colorful pattern. Basic knitting skills required. Bring size 8 or 9 knitting needles and 2 contrasting balls of Sugar ‘n Cream Cotton yarn. Pattern will be provided.Mondays February 3rd & 10thDishcloth: Heart Shaped DishclothsJust in time for Valentine’s Day – heart shaped dishcloths! Basic knitting skills required. Bring size 8 or 9 knitting needles and one skein of Sugar ‘n Cream yarn, and a stitch holder if you have one (not a necessity, scrap yarn will work). One skein will make 2 dishcloths. Pattern will be provided.Mondays March 2nd & 9thDishcloth:  Round Knit DishclothAnother fun variation of everyone’s favorite dishcloth. Basic knitting skills required. This design is created by knitting in short rows. Bring size 8 or 9 knitting needles and one skein of Sugar ‘n Cream yarn. Pattern will be provided.Mondays April 6 & 13Dishcloth: Dress DishclothJust is time for Easter - knit this adorable Easter dress dishcloth in the ‘feather and fan’ stitch that covers your dish detergent bottle when not in use. Basic knitting skills required. Bring size 8 or 9 knitting needles and one skein of Sugar ‘n Cream yarn, size G or H crochet hook (to complete neck edge). One skein will make 2 dishcloths. Pattern will be provided.
 
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM    BOUNCING BUDS Winter/Spring 2020 - Bouncing Buds Session 1
Bouncing Buds is a dancer’s first experience with movement.  This class is designed for the student to take class without a parent or guardian, experiencing creative movement and pre-ballet steps.  Dancers will learn to work with a group, share and take turns, and follow directions while having fun and dancing with props.  Please send your dancer in comfortable and non-restrictive clothing and bare feet.  No jeans please. Parents/guardians will not be allowed in the room during class time. Min 4, Max 12.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    TOT HOP Winter/Spring 2020 - 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. Parents/guardians will not be allowed in the room during class time     Min 4, Max 12.
 
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM    BINGO - BINGO 2020 WINTER
Open to residents and non-residents (50+ and older).  This program is $1.00 per week. You're invited to participate in weekly Bingo games. Each week come play at  least 15 games of BINGO.  Light refreshments are provided including coffee & a snack.NO BINGO 9/2, 9/9, 10/14, 11/4, & 11/11
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS First Team Boys Practice
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    LEARN TO SEW Winter/Spring 2020 - 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. Min 4/Max 12
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    HIP HOP DANCE Winter/Spring 2020 - 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!Minimum of 6/Maximum of 20
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    2/3 Girls Basketball - Markan
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    girls basektball practice - Josh Small
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    KARATE KIDS Winter/Spring 2020 - 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.
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Pesticide Mngt Advisory Meeting
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    HS Rec Basketball Games
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - Aerobic Dance February
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.The drop in fee for this class is $7.00.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Winter 2020 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 Riptidesopo@gmail.comPlease 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.New Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation Nights: Thursday, January 9th at 6:00pm (for the Winter session)Tuesday, March 17th at 6:00pm (for the Spring Session)
 
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM    SP Branch Library Book Group
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    AIKIDO: THE ART OF PEACE Winter/Spring 2020 - Aikido: The Art Of Peace Session 1
Aikido is a non-combative martial art that offers lessons and tools that are useful for people of all ages. The form and power of Aikido comes from blending with and redirecting the energy of an attack, thus using the attackers force to throw him/her with minimal effort. We learn to utilize non-resistance and explore timing, use of space and distance, balance, and centering. By training in a supportive, non-competitive atmosphere students will learn and experience: useful physical skills such as rolling and falling safely, body awareness and self-defense skills, enhanced coordination of mind and body, increased self-confidence and self-discipline while having fun along the way. This is a mixed age class of children (8-18). Min 3/Max 20
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Monday League - Winter
The recreation department has 2 coed nights and 1 women's basketball league night. Participants must be 18 years old and out of High school. Winter and Spring Monday and Thursday league game times are 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, or 8:30 PM. The women's league is on Sundays with game times of 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM.Captains please have your roster with a minimum of 8 people including 2 females and 2 males or 8 females (women's league only) registered 2 weeks prior to each season/session.  Coed Adult League format5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players including 2 females and 2 malesTwo 20 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 rules Women's League format5v5, full courtRoster minimum of 8 playersTwo 20 minute halvesTwo MPA certified officialsRules are based off of the MPA rules
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rip Tide PLUS Swim Club - Fall/Winter 2019 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 Riptidesopo@gmail.comPlease note when registering for the Rip Tide Swim Program that if the coaching staff determines this program is not a good fit for your child, your registration fee will be refunded in full.
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Smart Recovery Meeting
 
Tuesday February 4, 2020
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!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 - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Tuesdays at 9:00am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Dance Practice
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Tuesdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    set up for senior luncheons
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - February
The Chair class is a gentle, series of stretches and strengthening poses that will wake up your body, head to toe.  The chair serves us in seated warm-ups and then in standing exercises, working toward strength in the core, arms and legs and especially in balance work.  An excellent class if you are searching for a class where individual needs are respected in a fun, supportive atmosphere.Drop-in fee is $5 per class.Instructor: Jessamyn Schmidt
 
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)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    SENIOR MEALS - SENIOR MEAL FEBRUARY
Come connect with other seniors in the community while enjoying a delicious meal. One day a month, we will have a meal in the Senior Wing at SPCC. Free home pick-up is available for these meals for South Portland residents.  We will have a guest speaker at each meal. ***DEADLINE TO REGISTER & PAYMENT DUE 1 WEEK BEFORE MEALS* January Meal - Shephard's PieFebruary Meal - Finger SandwichesMarch - ChineseApril - Olive Garden (please note that the April meal is more $)
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    clean up after senior luncheons
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS Unified BB Practices
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    School Meeting
 
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM    Afterschool Adventures
 
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Skatepark Public Meeting
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! February
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.Drop in fee: $10
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    CLAY CLAY CLAY Winter/Spring 2020 - Clay Clay Clay Session 1
Everybody loves clay and in this class we will work with Kiln-fired, oven baked and air dry clay. Each week will be a different project ranging from ceramics to quirky sculptures. Come join the fun and get your hands dirty. Min 4/Max 12
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Grades 5/6 travel girls basketball practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Zumba
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    7th grade Girls Basketball Practice
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6:00pm
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6pm
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    6th grade Travel - Antonio
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6:30pm
Preschool Level III is for children ages 3-5yo to build on the skills learned previously in Preschool I & II by providing additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills and slightly more proficient performance levels with greater distance and times.  When these children turn 6yo and enter Learn-to-Swim lessons they typically go into Level 2 or 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.Prerequisites include:-sustainable floating on back and front-ability to swim a distance with face IN the water-comfort in the deep end -a willingness to learn skills and be challenged
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6:30pm
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM    Grade 5 Boys Travel Basketball Practice
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    HS Rec practice- Kelley
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Lee
 
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Zechman
 
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Amoroso
 
Wednesday February 5, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Beginner Drop In Pickleball @ Redbank Wednesdays
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Wednesdays at 9am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Gentle Yoga - Gentle Yoga Wednesday Winter
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!
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Wednesday at 9:30am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    iPHONE BASICS - iPHONE BASICS
So you think you know your iPhone.  Let us explore what your iPhone can do for you.  The objective of each session is to personalize your iPhone to you.  Session objectives:  Discover the variety of SETTING options, use of BASIC apps, daily apps, and taking and editing PHOTOS.  REQUIREMENTS:  Bring a FULLY charged Apple iPhone, iPhone pass codes.  NOTE:  You may only sign up for ONE session.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Watercolor Workshop - Watercolor Workshop
Through applying paint in a variety of unconventional but fun ways, we will continue exploring and expanding our repertoire. In addition, we will be adding figures to our landscapes; grappling with water; more on shadows; and experiment with pen and ink washes. (No Senior discount) Instructor:  Pauline Cook
 
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM    EARLY RELEASE DAYS - Early Release Day - Feb 5th
We offer programs for Early Release Days for children in grades K-5 who attend South Portland Schools. Children will enjoy field trips and special events, inside and outside play and arts and crafts. Transportation is provided from area elementary schools. There are no sibling discounts for this program. Min 30/Max 50 Dates Wednesday, September 25 Tuesdays, November 26 Wednesday, December 4Wednesday, February 5 Wednesday, March 25 Thursday, April 16Wednesday, May 6Must register for each Early Release day individually 
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Early Release Day
 
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Swim, Wednesdays at 1:30pm
Preschool Level III is for children ages 3-5yo to build on the skills learned previously in Preschool I & II by providing additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills and slightly more proficient performance levels with greater distance and times.  When these children turn 6yo and enter Learn-to-Swim lessons they typically go into Level 2 or 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.Prerequisites include:-sustainable floating on back and front-ability to swim a distance with face IN the water-comfort in the deep end -a willingness to learn skills and be challenged
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM    INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR - INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR
The objectives of this class are to develop at an introductory level abilities in water color painting. Students will acquire an understanding of the tools and terms in this medium. We will experiment w/ dry, damp & wet surfaces to explore some of the possibilities and outcomes in addition to mastering basic washes. We will investigate glazing and layering as well as application technique. Instructor: Pauline Cook.This program is open to Seniors and Adults and there is no Senior discount.All materials will be supplied for you.Art Class
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS First Team Boys Practice
 
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM    SoPo Diving Tournament
 
3:15 PM - 5:15 PM    Daisy Troop 1270 Meeting
 
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Release Day
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    2nd Grade Rec BBall Practice - Bates
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Grade 8 girls travel basketball practice
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - Aerobic Dance February
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.The drop in fee for this class is $7.00.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    ADULT INTRO TO AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE - Adult Sign Language
In this class, participants will develop the skills and knowledge needed to communicate in American Sign Language. This course emphasizes the cultural practices distinct to those that approach the world from a visual perspective. Topics include: historical events that have impacted the language and culture of the D/deaf community; the distinct cultural practices; and, comparison of language features. We will learn through the use of many different activities such as games, art, stories, videos and music. Min 6 / Max 12.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Aikido Club
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    4TH Boys Basketball - Porter
 
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM    4TH Boys Basketball - Soule
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
Thursday February 6, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Dance Practice
 
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!  Drop-in always welcome! Registration is encouraged.  Bring water & a cushion!!
 
9:15 AM - 2:30 PM    BRICK STORE MUSEUM STORAGE TOUR - BRICK STORE MUSEUM STORAGE TOUR
The Brick Store Museum ignites personal connections to local history, art, and culture through exhibitions, education, and programs celebrating the human experience in the Kennebunk and surrounding communities.  Year-round the Museum presents 4-5 rotating exhibitions on local history and art.  “Discover what’s behind-the-scenes at Kennebunk’s local history museum on the Brick Store Museum’s Collection Storage Tour!  Explore our archive containing over 70,000 artifacts belonging to the history of Kennebunk and Southern Maine”. Walking & stairs. 
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    PRE-SCHOOL FUN WITH ART Winter/Spring 2020 - Pre-school Fun with Art Session 1
This is a fun, relaxed class where your child can explore being creative and getting their fingers dirty. Each art task has a learning and exploring element. This class reaches your preschooler on their level while still teaching art basics. Learn about colors, shapes, movement, and more while having fun creating preschool masterpieces! (Please dress appropriately for getting messy.) Min 4/Max 12
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - February
The Chair class is a gentle, series of stretches and strengthening poses that will wake up your body, head to toe.  The chair serves us in seated warm-ups and then in standing exercises, working toward strength in the core, arms and legs and especially in balance work.  An excellent class if you are searching for a class where individual needs are respected in a fun, supportive atmosphere.Drop-in fee is $5 per class.Instructor: Jessamyn Schmidt
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Air Force Workouts
 
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM    CARDS & GAMES - CARDS & GAMES WINTER 2020
Come to the SPCC Senior Wing on Thursdays from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and play cards and/or games.  Cards & a selected variety of games are available.  Bring your friends!  You may come in to socialize beginning at 12:30 p.m, cards & games begin at 1:00 p.m.  This is a FREE activity.
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Triad Meeting
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS Unified BB Practices
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    LIFE SIZED ART - Life Sized Art Session 1
Become an installation artist with us! We will be creating life- sized art pieces and using them to hand throughout the parks and rec. Each project is focused on transforming a part of the building into a work of art for everyone who comes in to see and enjoy! Min 4/Max 12
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Girl Scouts
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    3rd Grade Boys Basketball Practice - Gross
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    6th Grade Rec BBall Practice -Chip
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! February
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.Drop in fee: $10
 
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM    NO BRUSH PAINTING Winter/Spring 2020 - No Brush Painting
Learn all the fun and different ways you can create with paint. This class will show you different techniques and inventive ways to make beautiful pieces of art. Have fun exploring the paint work with no brushes! String, nature, pouring, found objects, fingers, and more will becoming our tools to create masterpieces! Afterwards, you get the honor of showing off your new painting techniques in a mini gallery showing for your family + friends. (Please dress appropriately for getting messy.) Min 4/Max 12
 
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM    5th grade basketball l-Annie
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    AMERICAN RED CROSS BABYSITTING Winter/Spring 2020 - Babysitting Course Session 1
This course provides youth training in basic childcare, safe play, first aid and critical emergency action skills. Each participant will receive an American Red Cross certificate, provided that he/she is age 11 or older upon completion of the class, attends and participates in the activities of every lesson, and can demonstrate all of the observable skills. The Red Cross has re-structured this program and only 6 hours are needed for completion. Participants must attend all 3 classes to receive certification. No make-up classes are available. Books are provided during class time. Minimum of 8/maximum of 10.
 
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Winter
The recreation department has 2 coed nights and 1 women's basketball league night. Participants must be 18 years old and out of High school. Winter and Spring Monday and Thursday league game times are 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, or 8:30 PM. The women's league is on Sundays with game times of 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM.Captains please have your roster with a minimum of 8 people including 2 females and 2 males or 8 females (women's league only) registered 2 weeks prior to each season/session.  Coed Adult League format5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players including 2 females and 2 malesTwo 20 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 rules Women's League format5v5, full courtRoster minimum of 8 playersTwo 20 minute halvesTwo MPA certified officialsRules are based off of the MPA rules
 
6:10 PM - 7:30 PM    Grade 5 boys travel basketball - Kevin
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    youth boys basketball practice - Putnam
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    SHiNE Dance Fitness - SHiNE February
Get a workout that feels like a dance party!  This high energy, booty shakin’ class will give you a full body workout while dancing to the best pop and hip hop music out there. Bring your sneakers and your sass and get ready to join the most uplifting and fun dance fitness class ever. No experience is needed. Everyone is welcomed. Guaranteed to make you sweat and smile.Instructor: Jennifer Sciaraffa certified SHiNE Dance instructor.Class drop in fee: $12.00 per class. This fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of the program.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Mindful Eating - Mindful Eating 1
Mindful Eating Group ClassesAre you tired of diets, scales and tracking your food and eating? Are you looking for a way to tune into your body’s need for nourishment and your innate desire for self-acceptance and satisfaction? Are you trying to achieve balance in your behaviors around food selection and eating? Mindful eating is an approach that focuses on enjoying food and eating, recognizing and honoring the body’s signals around hunger and fullness, and helping people navigate hurdles on their unique paths toward nourishment and satisfaction. Group classes provide a safe space for learning, sharing and practicing mindful eating techniques.  Foundations of Mindful Eating (Mindful Eating 1) Explore the principles of mindful eating in this introductory group class. Based on the original, evidence-based MB-EAT program, this series of classes will cover basic concepts of mindful eating including inner/outer wisdom, hunger awareness and taste satisfaction, mini-meditations, acceptance and forgiveness around food, and eating for quality over quantity. Note that this class is not focused on weight loss, but mindful eating principles can be used with any type of eating plan you may be following.    Tools and Techniques of Mindful Eating (Mindful Eating 2) Building upon the content in Mindful Eating 1, this series of group classes delves further into the various techniques and tools available through mindful eating training and how to integrate those into your lifestyle. Topics to be covered include eating in response to stress and emotions, cravings, making mindful choices and breaking eating behavior chains. Note that this class is not focused on weight loss, but mindful eating principles can be used with any type of eating plan you may be following.  Kitty Broihier, MS, RD, LD is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian and is a certified Mindfulness Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT) instructor and Mindful and Instinctive Eating Practitioner (MIEP). She holds a Bachelor’s degree in dietetics and nutrition from Michigan State Univ. and a Master’s degree in nutrition communications from Boston Univ. She is an adjunct faculty nutrition instructor at SMCC and is the owner of NutriComm Inc., a nutrition consulting and communications business in South Portland.
 
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM    7th grade girls travel bball - Feeley
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Thursdays at 7pm
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: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Thursdays at 7pm
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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Thursdays at 7pm
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 float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Varipatis
 
7:45 PM - 8:45 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Demers
 
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!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 February 7, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Swim, Fridays at 9:00am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-3yo 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 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 2 - Swim, Friday at 9:00am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball February 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 paddle available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Sunday Instructor: David CousinsFriday Instructor: Reggie Main
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Fridays at 9:30am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Cochlear Implant Support Group
 
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM    Vitality T'ai Chi for Seniors - T'ai Chi February
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 48 year practitioner.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS Unified BB Practices
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    DISCOVERY YOGA Winter/Spring 2020 - Discovery Yoga Session 1
In this class, children will learn the basics of yoga through poses, stories, crafts and games. We’ll do lots of dance, creative movement, and imaginative play while exploring yoga principles such as kindness, concentration and self-control. Yogis will learn simple breathing techniques and strategies for relaxation. Please have your child wear comfortable clothing for movement, and bring water and a yoga mat if you have one.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    7/8 boys travel practice
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    5th grade basketball l-Aloes
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    6th grade boys Travel Practive- Antonio
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    6th grade rec basketball pracitce -Lucas
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    6th grade rec boys basketball practice
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    3rd Grade Boys Basketball Practice - Sinclair
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    5th gradetravel boys bball -Blais
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    6th grade girls travel - Feeley
 
Saturday February 8, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Saturdays at 8am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 5 (Stroke Refinement) - Saturdays at 8am
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, swim elementary backstroke for 25 meters, swim breaststroke for 15 meters, swim back crawl for 15 meters, and change direction and position as necessary.LESSONS INCLUDE: open turns, freestyle and backstroke flip turns, standing dives, survival modes, endurance swimming and more complex rescue safety topics.
 
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Saturdays at 8:00am
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: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Sopo Republican Committee Caucus
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 4-5 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 4 Boys Basketball
The focus of this recreational basketball league will be to continue to develop basketball skills with a concentration on fundamentals, teamwork, sportsmanship and having fun. Score will be kept but not emphasized - it will be kept per quarter, then reset after each quarter. Coaches are not permitted on the court during games. Teams will practice 1-2 times per week (space dependent) in the evenings at SPCC. Practices will begin the week of November 26. A game schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED! Please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportlnad.org
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 4-5 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 5 Boys Basketball
The focus of this recreational basketball league will be to continue to develop basketball skills with a concentration on fundamentals, teamwork, sportsmanship and having fun. Score will be kept but not emphasized - it will be kept per quarter, then reset after each quarter. Coaches are not permitted on the court during games. Teams will practice 1-2 times per week (space dependent) in the evenings at SPCC. Practices will begin the week of November 26. A game schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED! Please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportlnad.org
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 4-5 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 4 Girls Basketball
The focus of this recreational basketball league will be to continue to develop basketball skills with a concentration on fundamentals, teamwork, sportsmanship and having fun. Score will be kept but not emphasized - it will be kept per quarter, then reset after each quarter. Coaches are not permitted on the court during games. Teams will practice 1-2 times per week (space dependent) in the evenings at SPCC. Practices will begin the week of November 26. A game schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED! Please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportlnad.org
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 4-5 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 5 Girls Basketball
The focus of this recreational basketball league will be to continue to develop basketball skills with a concentration on fundamentals, teamwork, sportsmanship and having fun. Score will be kept but not emphasized - it will be kept per quarter, then reset after each quarter. Coaches are not permitted on the court during games. Teams will practice 1-2 times per week (space dependent) in the evenings at SPCC. Practices will begin the week of November 26. A game schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED! Please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportlnad.org
 
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Swim, Saturdays at 8:30am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-3yo 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 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.
 
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Swim, Saturdays at 8:30am
Preschool Level III is for children ages 3-5yo to build on the skills learned previously in Preschool I & II by providing additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills and slightly more proficient performance levels with greater distance and times.  When these children turn 6yo and enter Learn-to-Swim lessons they typically go into Level 2 or 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.Prerequisites include:-sustainable floating on back and front-ability to swim a distance with face IN the water-comfort in the deep end -a willingness to learn skills and be challenged
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Saturdays at 9am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Swim, Saturdays at 9:00am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-3yo 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 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 - 9:45 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: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 9am
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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - 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 give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 2-3 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 2 Boys Basketball
Through practice, clinics and games, this in-house league will provide a safe and fun recreational experience for children in grades 2 and 3 with an emphasis on skill development and teamwork in a non-competitive atmosphere. During games, one coach from each team will join players on the floor to coach and help referee. Score will not be kept. Teams will practice 1 time a week in the evening at our elementary schools (day/time TBA once teams are formed) and have one game and the occasional clinic on Saturday mornings at Redbank Community Center. Practices will begin the week of November 18. A game/clinic schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. Fee includes team shirt. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED-please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportland.org
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 2-3 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 3 Boys Basketball
Through practice, clinics and games, this in-house league will provide a safe and fun recreational experience for children in grades 2 and 3 with an emphasis on skill development and teamwork in a non-competitive atmosphere. During games, one coach from each team will join players on the floor to coach and help referee. Score will not be kept. Teams will practice 1 time a week in the evening at our elementary schools (day/time TBA once teams are formed) and have one game and the occasional clinic on Saturday mornings at Redbank Community Center. Practices will begin the week of November 18. A game/clinic schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. Fee includes team shirt. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED-please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportland.org
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 2-3 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 2 Girls Basketball
Through practice, clinics and games, this in-house league will provide a safe and fun recreational experience for children in grades 2 and 3 with an emphasis on skill development and teamwork in a non-competitive atmosphere. During games, one coach from each team will join players on the floor to coach and help referee. Score will not be kept. Teams will practice 1 time a week in the evening at our elementary schools (day/time TBA once teams are formed) and have one game and the occasional clinic on Saturday mornings at Redbank Community Center. Practices will begin the week of November 18. A game/clinic schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. Fee includes team shirt. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED-please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportland.org
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    GRADES 2-3 IN HOUSE BASKETBALL - Grade 3 Girls Basketball
Through practice, clinics and games, this in-house league will provide a safe and fun recreational experience for children in grades 2 and 3 with an emphasis on skill development and teamwork in a non-competitive atmosphere. During games, one coach from each team will join players on the floor to coach and help referee. Score will not be kept. Teams will practice 1 time a week in the evening at our elementary schools (day/time TBA once teams are formed) and have one game and the occasional clinic on Saturday mornings at Redbank Community Center. Practices will begin the week of November 18. A game/clinic schedule will be provided at your team’s first practice. Teams will be separated by gender and grade if numbers allow. Fee includes team shirt. NO GAMES DEC 21 OR DEC 28COACHES NEEDED-please email Jenee Pelletier if you are interested.jpelletier@southportland.org
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Saturdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Saturdays at 9:30am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Saturdays at 10am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - 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 develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
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 float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - 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).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Saturdays at 10:30am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 11am
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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
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 float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Swim, Saturdays at 11am
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.
 
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!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. 
 
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM    START SMART BASKETBALL - Start Smart Basketball
Start Smart Basketball teaches children (ages 3-5) the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball while spending quality time with their parents. The program focuses on teaching children and parents the skills of dribbling, ball handling, passing, catching, shooting, running, and agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement. A parent must accompany each child to every class and participate with them. Minimum of 8/Maximum of 25.
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM    UKULELE ONWARD & UPWARD - UKULELE ONWARD & UPWARD
To go upward and onward from beginner status on ukulele, you need to expand your chord vocabulary beyond C, F and G7.  You also need to master the essential strums that most popular uke tunes use.  A brief look at fingerstyle ukulele, scales, technique, music theory and playing by ear and we are off into a whole new level!  Jeff Weinberger will be your guide on this journey onward and upward. Prepare for take-off!  
 
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM    UKULELE ONWARD & UPWARD - UKULELE ONWARD & UPWARD
To go upward and onward from beginner status on ukulele, you need to expand your chord vocabulary beyond C, F and G7.  You also need to master the essential strums that most popular uke tunes use.  A brief look at fingerstyle ukulele, scales, technique, music theory and playing by ear and we are off into a whole new level!  Jeff Weinberger will be your guide on this journey onward and upward. Prepare for take-off!  
 
2:00 PM - 2:55 PM    Aqua Diving Rental
 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Youth Open Gym
 
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM    Aqua Diving Rental
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMAC Rental
 
Sunday February 9, 2020
7:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Unavailable
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    girl scout meetings
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - OVER 40 Basketball Drop In @ Redbank Community Center
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    HOOP MAGIC - Hoop Magic Grade K
This program is for boys and girls in grades K – 1. By rotating through stations, we will teach the children the basics in passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense. Participants will spend the majority of their time in stations learning the basic skills and will be wrapping up each station by playing fun games that help use the skills learned that day. SPHS basketball players will assist with this program Minimum of 12/maximum of 50. Cost includes a t-shirt.
 
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM    HOOP MAGIC - Hoop Magic Grade 1
This program is for boys and girls in grades K – 1. By rotating through stations, we will teach the children the basics in passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense. Participants will spend the majority of their time in stations learning the basic skills and will be wrapping up each station by playing fun games that help use the skills learned that day. SPHS basketball players will assist with this program Minimum of 12/maximum of 50. Cost includes a t-shirt.
 
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Youth Open Gym
 
12:45 PM - 3:00 PM    Birthday party
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Sundays at 1:00pm
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 develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Swim, 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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Sundays at 1:00pm
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 give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball February 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 paddle available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Sunday Instructor: David CousinsFriday Instructor: Reggie Main
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Sundays at 2pm
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - 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 give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Swim, 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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Sundays at 2:30pm
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Swim, Sundays at 3:00pm
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-3yo 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 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 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Sundays at 3:00pm
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 develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Swim, 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.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Sundays at 3:30pm
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 5 (Stroke Refinement) - Sundays at 4:00pm
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, swim elementary backstroke for 25 meters, swim breaststroke for 15 meters, swim back crawl for 15 meters, and change direction and position as necessary.LESSONS INCLUDE: open turns, freestyle and backstroke flip turns, standing dives, survival modes, endurance swimming and more complex rescue safety topics.
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Swim, Sundays at 4pm
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.
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Sundays at 4:00pm
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 give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM    Yoga for Ordinary People and Everyday Life - Yoga for Ordinary People and Everyday Life - Winter
This class is for people who would like to try yoga, but think they can’t do it. If you are tired, stiff, inflexible, overloaded, stressed out, large bodied or out of shape, this is the class for you! We will learn and practice basic yoga poses and focus on ways that you can use Yoga in your daily life: in the car, in bed, in a chair, waiting in line, pumping gas, or at work. You may see amazing results in better sleep, increased energy and well being.Tuesdays, 6:15pm – 7:30pmDrop In for this class is $12.00.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Adult Volleyball Open Gym - Volleyball Drop in @ SPCC
SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS September 30 - December 306:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Adult Swim Lessons-for Beginners - Adult Swim Lessons-Sunday PM
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.
 
Monday February 10, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Gentle Yoga - Gentle Yoga Monday Winter
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!
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    DISHCLOTH OF THE MONTH CLUB (Each month it is a 2 week class) - DISHCLOTH OF THE MONTH FEBRUARY (HEART SHAPED DESIGN) 2 WEEK CLASS
Each month for a two-week session, we will knit a different dishcloth!  Each class is a 2 week class (must attend both classes).   Dates:Mondays January 6th & 13thDishcloth: Stained Glass Window DishclothsEveryone’s favorite dishcloth, better known as brick pattern. In this two-week class, we will knit this easy and colorful pattern. Basic knitting skills required. Bring size 8 or 9 knitting needles and 2 contrasting balls of Sugar ‘n Cream Cotton yarn. Pattern will be provided.Mondays February 3rd & 10thDishcloth: Heart Shaped DishclothsJust in time for Valentine’s Day – heart shaped dishcloths! Basic knitting skills required. Bring size 8 or 9 knitting needles and one skein of Sugar ‘n Cream yarn, and a stitch holder if you have one (not a necessity, scrap yarn will work). One skein will make 2 dishcloths. Pattern will be provided.Mondays March 2nd & 9thDishcloth:  Round Knit DishclothAnother fun variation of everyone’s favorite dishcloth. Basic knitting skills required. This design is created by knitting in short rows. Bring size 8 or 9 knitting needles and one skein of Sugar ‘n Cream yarn. Pattern will be provided.Mondays April 6 & 13Dishcloth: Dress DishclothJust is time for Easter - knit this adorable Easter dress dishcloth in the ‘feather and fan’ stitch that covers your dish detergent bottle when not in use. Basic knitting skills required. Bring size 8 or 9 knitting needles and one skein of Sugar ‘n Cream yarn, size G or H crochet hook (to complete neck edge). One skein will make 2 dishcloths. Pattern will be provided.
 
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM    BOUNCING BUDS Winter/Spring 2020 - Bouncing Buds Session 1
Bouncing Buds is a dancer’s first experience with movement.  This class is designed for the student to take class without a parent or guardian, experiencing creative movement and pre-ballet steps.  Dancers will learn to work with a group, share and take turns, and follow directions while having fun and dancing with props.  Please send your dancer in comfortable and non-restrictive clothing and bare feet.  No jeans please. Parents/guardians will not be allowed in the room during class time. Min 4, Max 12.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    TOT HOP Winter/Spring 2020 - 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. Parents/guardians will not be allowed in the room during class time     Min 4, Max 12.
 
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM    BINGO - BINGO 2020 WINTER
Open to residents and non-residents (50+ and older).  This program is $1.00 per week. You're invited to participate in weekly Bingo games. Each week come play at  least 15 games of BINGO.  Light refreshments are provided including coffee & a snack.NO BINGO 9/2, 9/9, 10/14, 11/4, & 11/11
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS Unified BB Practices
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    LEARN TO SEW Winter/Spring 2020 - 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. Min 4/Max 12
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    HIP HOP DANCE Winter/Spring 2020 - 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!Minimum of 6/Maximum of 20
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    KARATE KIDS Winter/Spring 2020 - 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.
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    HS Rec Basketball Games
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - Aerobic Dance February
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.The drop in fee for this class is $7.00.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Winter 2020 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 Riptidesopo@gmail.comPlease 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.New Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation Nights: Thursday, January 9th at 6:00pm (for the Winter session)Tuesday, March 17th at 6:00pm (for the Spring Session)
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    AIKIDO: THE ART OF PEACE Winter/Spring 2020 - Aikido: The Art Of Peace Session 1
Aikido is a non-combative martial art that offers lessons and tools that are useful for people of all ages. The form and power of Aikido comes from blending with and redirecting the energy of an attack, thus using the attackers force to throw him/her with minimal effort. We learn to utilize non-resistance and explore timing, use of space and distance, balance, and centering. By training in a supportive, non-competitive atmosphere students will learn and experience: useful physical skills such as rolling and falling safely, body awareness and self-defense skills, enhanced coordination of mind and body, increased self-confidence and self-discipline while having fun along the way. This is a mixed age class of children (8-18). Min 3/Max 20
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Monday League - Winter
The recreation department has 2 coed nights and 1 women's basketball league night. Participants must be 18 years old and out of High school. Winter and Spring Monday and Thursday league game times are 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, or 8:30 PM. The women's league is on Sundays with game times of 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM.Captains please have your roster with a minimum of 8 people including 2 females and 2 males or 8 females (women's league only) registered 2 weeks prior to each season/session.  Coed Adult League format5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players including 2 females and 2 malesTwo 20 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 rules Women's League format5v5, full courtRoster minimum of 8 playersTwo 20 minute halvesTwo MPA certified officialsRules are based off of the MPA rules
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rip Tide PLUS Swim Club - Fall/Winter 2019 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 Riptidesopo@gmail.comPlease note when registering for the Rip Tide Swim Program that if the coaching staff determines this program is not a good fit for your child, your registration fee will be refunded in full.
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Smart Recovery Meeting
 
Tuesday February 11, 2020
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!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 - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Tuesdays at 9:00am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Dance Practice
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Tuesdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - February
The Chair class is a gentle, series of stretches and strengthening poses that will wake up your body, head to toe.  The chair serves us in seated warm-ups and then in standing exercises, working toward strength in the core, arms and legs and especially in balance work.  An excellent class if you are searching for a class where individual needs are respected in a fun, supportive atmosphere.Drop-in fee is $5 per class.Instructor: Jessamyn Schmidt
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    COFFEE TIME SUPPORT GROUP - COFFEE TIME SUPPORT GROUP
Here’s your chance to be with other seniors for conversation and reminiscing. Groups offer a base for sharing, understanding and problem solving. Belonging to a group helps us realize that we often share the same concerns as others. John Rich has led many support groups and understands both the joys and challenges of getting older. Come make some new friends and enjoy this time for yourself. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own lunch.John Rich has been leading support groups for about 20 years. His style ranges from compassionate to humorous, encouraging healthy self-expression. Being a senior himself, John understands both the joys and challenges of healthy aging. He is deeply inspired by the courage, resilience, and adaptability of senior populations.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS Unified BB Practices
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! February
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.Drop in fee: $10
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Zumba
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Grades 5/6 travel girls basketball practice
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    7th grade Girls Basketball Practice
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6:00pm
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6pm
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM    Buy Local Meeting
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    6th grade Travel - Antonio
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6:30pm
Preschool Level III is for children ages 3-5yo to build on the skills learned previously in Preschool I & II by providing additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills and slightly more proficient performance levels with greater distance and times.  When these children turn 6yo and enter Learn-to-Swim lessons they typically go into Level 2 or 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.Prerequisites include:-sustainable floating on back and front-ability to swim a distance with face IN the water-comfort in the deep end -a willingness to learn skills and be challenged
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6:30pm
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM    Grade 5 Boys Travel Basketball Practice
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    HS Rec practice- Kelley
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Lee
 
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Zechman
 
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Amoroso
 
Wednesday February 12, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Beginner Drop In Pickleball @ Redbank Wednesdays
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Wednesdays at 9am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Gentle Yoga - Gentle Yoga Wednesday Winter
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!
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Wednesday at 9:30am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM    TODDLER TIME Winter/Spring 2020 - Toddler Time Drop In
Looking for something to do with your preschooler on a chilly, rainy or quiet day? Bring them to Toddler Time! Here they can play with other children while exploring fun activities such as dress up and music. Once a month we will have a special guest or activity! Children must be accompanied by an adult who is welcome to watch or participate.
 
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM    HANNAFORD COOKING CLASS - HANNAFORD COOKING CLASS
Join Hannaford Registered Dietitian, Andrea Paul for an interactive, healthy, and delicious cooking class at the Portland Forest Ave store! Andrea is a firm believer that food should be nourishing, delicious, satisfying, and that eating well doesn’t have to be complicated. Join her for some in-store nutrition education and shopping tips, hands-on cooking class, and of course, sampling the yummy recipes the group prepares. Andrea will be happy to answer your food & nutrition questions. PLEASE NOTE YOU MAY ONLY SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS ONCE.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Watercolor Workshop - Watercolor Workshop
Through applying paint in a variety of unconventional but fun ways, we will continue exploring and expanding our repertoire. In addition, we will be adding figures to our landscapes; grappling with water; more on shadows; and experiment with pen and ink washes. (No Senior discount) Instructor:  Pauline Cook
 
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Swim, Wednesdays at 1:30pm
Preschool Level III is for children ages 3-5yo to build on the skills learned previously in Preschool I & II by providing additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills and slightly more proficient performance levels with greater distance and times.  When these children turn 6yo and enter Learn-to-Swim lessons they typically go into Level 2 or 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.Prerequisites include:-sustainable floating on back and front-ability to swim a distance with face IN the water-comfort in the deep end -a willingness to learn skills and be challenged
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM    INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR - INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR
The objectives of this class are to develop at an introductory level abilities in water color painting. Students will acquire an understanding of the tools and terms in this medium. We will experiment w/ dry, damp & wet surfaces to explore some of the possibilities and outcomes in addition to mastering basic washes. We will investigate glazing and layering as well as application technique. Instructor: Pauline Cook.This program is open to Seniors and Adults and there is no Senior discount.All materials will be supplied for you.Art Class
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS Unified BB Practices
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Energy & Recycling Committee Meeting
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - Aerobic Dance February
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.The drop in fee for this class is $7.00.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Historical Society Meeting
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    ADULT INTRO TO AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE - Adult Sign Language
In this class, participants will develop the skills and knowledge needed to communicate in American Sign Language. This course emphasizes the cultural practices distinct to those that approach the world from a visual perspective. Topics include: historical events that have impacted the language and culture of the D/deaf community; the distinct cultural practices; and, comparison of language features. We will learn through the use of many different activities such as games, art, stories, videos and music. Min 6 / Max 12.
 
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM    WOMEN'S YOUTH LACROSSE CLINIC - Women's Youth Lacrosse Clinic
Come join the High School coaching staff and players for a fun filled girls Lacrosse clinic right here in South Portland. All Levels Welcome * Skills * Drills * Coaching and Games Daily
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Winter 2020 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 Riptidesopo@gmail.comPlease 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.New Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation Nights: Thursday, January 9th at 6:00pm (for the Winter session)Tuesday, March 17th at 6:00pm (for the Spring Session)
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rip Tide PLUS Swim Club - Fall/Winter 2019 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 Riptidesopo@gmail.comPlease note when registering for the Rip Tide Swim Program that if the coaching staff determines this program is not a good fit for your child, your registration fee will be refunded in full.
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
Thursday February 13, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Dance Practice
 
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!  Drop-in always welcome! Registration is encouraged.  Bring water & a cushion!!
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    PRE-SCHOOL FUN WITH ART Winter/Spring 2020 - Pre-school Fun with Art Session 1
This is a fun, relaxed class where your child can explore being creative and getting their fingers dirty. Each art task has a learning and exploring element. This class reaches your preschooler on their level while still teaching art basics. Learn about colors, shapes, movement, and more while having fun creating preschool masterpieces! (Please dress appropriately for getting messy.) Min 4/Max 12
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - February
The Chair class is a gentle, series of stretches and strengthening poses that will wake up your body, head to toe.  The chair serves us in seated warm-ups and then in standing exercises, working toward strength in the core, arms and legs and especially in balance work.  An excellent class if you are searching for a class where individual needs are respected in a fun, supportive atmosphere.Drop-in fee is $5 per class.Instructor: Jessamyn Schmidt
 
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM    CARDS & GAMES - CARDS & GAMES WINTER 2020
Come to the SPCC Senior Wing on Thursdays from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and play cards and/or games.  Cards & a selected variety of games are available.  Bring your friends!  You may come in to socialize beginning at 12:30 p.m, cards & games begin at 1:00 p.m.  This is a FREE activity.
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS Unified BB Practices
 
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Quarterly meeting of local non-profit
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    LIFE SIZED ART - Life Sized Art Session 1
Become an installation artist with us! We will be creating life- sized art pieces and using them to hand throughout the parks and rec. Each project is focused on transforming a part of the building into a work of art for everyone who comes in to see and enjoy! Min 4/Max 12
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    6th Grade Rec BBall Practice -Chip
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    3rd Grade Boys Basketball Practice - Gross
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! February
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.Drop in fee: $10
 
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM    NO BRUSH PAINTING Winter/Spring 2020 - No Brush Painting
Learn all the fun and different ways you can create with paint. This class will show you different techniques and inventive ways to make beautiful pieces of art. Have fun exploring the paint work with no brushes! String, nature, pouring, found objects, fingers, and more will becoming our tools to create masterpieces! Afterwards, you get the honor of showing off your new painting techniques in a mini gallery showing for your family + friends. (Please dress appropriately for getting messy.) Min 4/Max 12
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Skate Park Meeting
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    AMERICAN RED CROSS BABYSITTING Winter/Spring 2020 - Babysitting Course Session 1
This course provides youth training in basic childcare, safe play, first aid and critical emergency action skills. Each participant will receive an American Red Cross certificate, provided that he/she is age 11 or older upon completion of the class, attends and participates in the activities of every lesson, and can demonstrate all of the observable skills. The Red Cross has re-structured this program and only 6 hours are needed for completion. Participants must attend all 3 classes to receive certification. No make-up classes are available. Books are provided during class time. Minimum of 8/maximum of 10.
 
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Winter
The recreation department has 2 coed nights and 1 women's basketball league night. Participants must be 18 years old and out of High school. Winter and Spring Monday and Thursday league game times are 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, or 8:30 PM. The women's league is on Sundays with game times of 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM.Captains please have your roster with a minimum of 8 people including 2 females and 2 males or 8 females (women's league only) registered 2 weeks prior to each season/session.  Coed Adult League format5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players including 2 females and 2 malesTwo 20 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 rules Women's League format5v5, full courtRoster minimum of 8 playersTwo 20 minute halvesTwo MPA certified officialsRules are based off of the MPA rules
 
6:10 PM - 7:30 PM    Grade 5 boys travel basketball - Kevin
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    SHiNE Dance Fitness - SHiNE February
Get a workout that feels like a dance party!  This high energy, booty shakin’ class will give you a full body workout while dancing to the best pop and hip hop music out there. Bring your sneakers and your sass and get ready to join the most uplifting and fun dance fitness class ever. No experience is needed. Everyone is welcomed. Guaranteed to make you sweat and smile.Instructor: Jennifer Sciaraffa certified SHiNE Dance instructor.Class drop in fee: $12.00 per class. This fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of the program.
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Thursdays at 7pm
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: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Thursdays at 7pm
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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Thursdays at 7pm
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 float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Varipatis
 
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!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 February 14, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Valentine's Day Event for Seniors
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Swim, Fridays at 9:00am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-3yo 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 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 2 - Swim, Friday at 9:00am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball February 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 paddle available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Sunday Instructor: David CousinsFriday Instructor: Reggie Main
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Fridays at 9:30am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM    Vitality T'ai Chi for Seniors - T'ai Chi February
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 48 year practitioner.
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    VALENTINE'S DAY BRUNCH - VALENTINE'S DAY BRUNCH
Bring your friends and join us for sweets (chocolate), and delicious food! Come put some fun into your Valentine’s Day by joining us for a very special brunch. Along with food and treats you will be entertained!  Lunch, entertainment and special Valentine’s Day surprises included! FREE Home pick-up is available for South Portland residents only. 
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Valentines Day Brunch Clean-Up
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS Unified BB Practices
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    DISCOVERY YOGA Winter/Spring 2020 - Discovery Yoga Session 1
In this class, children will learn the basics of yoga through poses, stories, crafts and games. We’ll do lots of dance, creative movement, and imaginative play while exploring yoga principles such as kindness, concentration and self-control. Yogis will learn simple breathing techniques and strategies for relaxation. Please have your child wear comfortable clothing for movement, and bring water and a yoga mat if you have one.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    6th grade boys Travel Practive- Antonio
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    6th grade rec basketball pracitce -Lucas
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    6th grade rec boys basketball practice
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    3rd Grade Boys Basketball Practice - Sinclair
 
Saturday February 15, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Saturdays at 8am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 5 (Stroke Refinement) - Saturdays at 8am
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, swim elementary backstroke for 25 meters, swim breaststroke for 15 meters, swim back crawl for 15 meters, and change direction and position as necessary.LESSONS INCLUDE: open turns, freestyle and backstroke flip turns, standing dives, survival modes, endurance swimming and more complex rescue safety topics.
 
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Saturdays at 8:00am
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: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Swim, Saturdays at 8:30am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-3yo 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 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.
 
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Swim, Saturdays at 8:30am
Preschool Level III is for children ages 3-5yo to build on the skills learned previously in Preschool I & II by providing additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills and slightly more proficient performance levels with greater distance and times.  When these children turn 6yo and enter Learn-to-Swim lessons they typically go into Level 2 or 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.Prerequisites include:-sustainable floating on back and front-ability to swim a distance with face IN the water-comfort in the deep end -a willingness to learn skills and be challenged
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Swim, Saturdays at 9:00am
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-3yo 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 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 2 - Swim, Saturdays at 9am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
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: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 9am
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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - 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 give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Saturdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Saturdays at 9:30am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Saturdays at 10am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - 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 develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
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 float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - 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).OBJECTIVES: to build on the fundamental skills (see Level 2) through guided practice.PREREQUISITES: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Saturdays at 10:30am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Saturdays at 11am
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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
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 float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Swim, Saturdays at 11am
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.
 
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!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. 
 
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM    START SMART BASKETBALL - Start Smart Basketball
Start Smart Basketball teaches children (ages 3-5) the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball while spending quality time with their parents. The program focuses on teaching children and parents the skills of dribbling, ball handling, passing, catching, shooting, running, and agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement. A parent must accompany each child to every class and participate with them. Minimum of 8/Maximum of 25.
 
2:00 PM - 2:55 PM    Pool Party - Gonzalez
 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Youth Open Gym
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Pool Party - Gonzalez
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMAC Rental
 
Sunday February 16, 2020
7:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Unavailable
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - OVER 40 Basketball Drop In @ Redbank Community Center
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    HOOP MAGIC - Hoop Magic Grade K
This program is for boys and girls in grades K – 1. By rotating through stations, we will teach the children the basics in passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense. Participants will spend the majority of their time in stations learning the basic skills and will be wrapping up each station by playing fun games that help use the skills learned that day. SPHS basketball players will assist with this program Minimum of 12/maximum of 50. Cost includes a t-shirt.
 
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM    HOOP MAGIC - Hoop Magic Grade 1
This program is for boys and girls in grades K – 1. By rotating through stations, we will teach the children the basics in passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense. Participants will spend the majority of their time in stations learning the basic skills and will be wrapping up each station by playing fun games that help use the skills learned that day. SPHS basketball players will assist with this program Minimum of 12/maximum of 50. Cost includes a t-shirt.
 
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Youth Open Gym
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Birthday Party - Jeyakumar
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Sundays at 1:00pm
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 develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Swim, 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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Sundays at 1:00pm
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 give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball February 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 paddle available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Sunday Instructor: David CousinsFriday Instructor: Reggie Main
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Sundays at 2pm
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - 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 give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 3 (Stroke Development) - Swim, 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: demonstrating the ability to perform unsupported 5-second float or glide (minimum of 5 ft) on back and front.  The ability to roll from front to back as well as back to front.  Feeling comfortable in the deep end of the pool.LESSONS INCLUDE: swimming without assistance, front and back crawl strokes, rotary breathing in horizontal position, butterfly kick and body motion, kneeling and standing dive from the side of the pool, survival floats, retrieving underwater objects and reaching assists.
 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Sundays at 2:30pm
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Parent & Child - Swim, Sundays at 3:00pm
This class is for parents/care givers and their 6mo-3yo 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 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 4 (Stroke Improvement) - Sundays at 3:00pm
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 develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills.PREREQUISITES: front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing for a minimum of 10 meters, elementary backstroke for a minimum of 10 meters and front dives.LESSONS INCLUDE: breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke and feet-first surface dives.
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Swim, 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.
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Sundays at 3:30pm
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 5 (Stroke Refinement) - Sundays at 4:00pm
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, swim elementary backstroke for 25 meters, swim breaststroke for 15 meters, swim back crawl for 15 meters, and change direction and position as necessary.LESSONS INCLUDE: open turns, freestyle and backstroke flip turns, standing dives, survival modes, endurance swimming and more complex rescue safety topics.
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills) - Swim, Sundays at 4pm
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.
 
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Learn to Swim - Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills) - Sundays at 4:00pm
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 give students success with fundamental skills.PREREQUISITES: ability to float on back and front with assistance, and demonstrate safe water/pool entries and exits.LESSONS INCLUDE: submerging entire head, front and back glides, bobbing in the water, treading water using arm and leg motions, jellyfish float, swimming using combined strokes on front and back, recognizing swimmers in distress and getting help.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM    Yoga for Ordinary People and Everyday Life - Yoga for Ordinary People and Everyday Life - Winter
This class is for people who would like to try yoga, but think they can’t do it. If you are tired, stiff, inflexible, overloaded, stressed out, large bodied or out of shape, this is the class for you! We will learn and practice basic yoga poses and focus on ways that you can use Yoga in your daily life: in the car, in bed, in a chair, waiting in line, pumping gas, or at work. You may see amazing results in better sleep, increased energy and well being.Tuesdays, 6:15pm – 7:30pmDrop In for this class is $12.00.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Adult Volleyball Open Gym - Volleyball Drop in @ SPCC
SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS September 30 - December 306:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Adult Swim Lessons-for Beginners - Adult Swim Lessons-Sunday PM
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.
 
Monday February 17, 2020
6:00 AM - 8:30 PM    Closed for Holiday
 
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM    Closed for Holiday
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
Tuesday February 18, 2020
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!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 - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Vacation Camps 2020 - February Vacation Camp
School Vacation Camps are for children in grades K-5 who are residents of South Portland. Children will enjoy field trips and special events, inside and outside play and arts and crafts. There are no sibling discounts for this program. Min 30/Max 50
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Tuesdays at 9:00am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Dance Practice
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Tuesdays at 9:30am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - February
The Chair class is a gentle, series of stretches and strengthening poses that will wake up your body, head to toe.  The chair serves us in seated warm-ups and then in standing exercises, working toward strength in the core, arms and legs and especially in balance work.  An excellent class if you are searching for a class where individual needs are respected in a fun, supportive atmosphere.Drop-in fee is $5 per class.Instructor: Jessamyn Schmidt
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! February
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.Drop in fee: $10
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Zumba
 
5:30 PM - 7:15 PM    Daisy Troop 1034 Meeting
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6:00pm
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6pm
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6:30pm
Preschool Level III is for children ages 3-5yo to build on the skills learned previously in Preschool I & II by providing additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills and slightly more proficient performance levels with greater distance and times.  When these children turn 6yo and enter Learn-to-Swim lessons they typically go into Level 2 or 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.Prerequisites include:-sustainable floating on back and front-ability to swim a distance with face IN the water-comfort in the deep end -a willingness to learn skills and be challenged
 
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Tuesdays at 6:30pm
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    HS Rec practice- Kelley
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Lee
 
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Zechman
 
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Amoroso
 
Wednesday February 19, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Beginner Drop In Pickleball @ Redbank Wednesdays
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Vacation Camps 2020 - February Vacation Camp
School Vacation Camps are for children in grades K-5 who are residents of South Portland. Children will enjoy field trips and special events, inside and outside play and arts and crafts. There are no sibling discounts for this program. Min 30/Max 50
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 1 - Swim, Wednesdays at 9am
This class is an introductory time in aquatic development for children ages 3-5 years. 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 your children can work towards self-sufficiency in the water, no matter the skill level. Goals for passing this class include; comfort and having your face wet, ability to push off the wall and float on front and back, and paddling through the water without assistance from the instructor or floatation.** 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.
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Gentle Yoga - Gentle Yoga Wednesday Winter
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!
 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 2 - Swim, Wednesday at 9:30am
Preschool Level II is designed for those 3-5yo who have taken Preschool I lessons and clearly demonstrate a higher level of ability and comfort in the water and have been recommended by staff to advance beyond Preschool I.  Participants will concentrate on endurance, backstroke and underwater swimming and beginner diving. Skills at this level are performed independent of floatation.Prerequisites are:-Swim 8-10 feet unassisted and fully submerge face in the water.-Completion of Preschool I lessons/coach recommendation.
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    iPHONE BASICS - iPHONE BASICS
So you think you know your iPhone.  Let us explore what your iPhone can do for you.  The objective of each session is to personalize your iPhone to you.  Session objectives:  Discover the variety of SETTING options, use of BASIC apps, daily apps, and taking and editing PHOTOS.  REQUIREMENTS:  Bring a FULLY charged Apple iPhone, iPhone pass codes.  NOTE:  You may only sign up for ONE session.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Watercolor Workshop - Watercolor Workshop
Through applying paint in a variety of unconventional but fun ways, we will continue exploring and expanding our repertoire. In addition, we will be adding figures to our landscapes; grappling with water; more on shadows; and experiment with pen and ink washes. (No Senior discount) Instructor:  Pauline Cook
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Youth Open Gym
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Osewantha Garden Club
 
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Learn to Swim - Preschool 3 - Swim, Wednesdays at 1:30pm
Preschool Level III is for children ages 3-5yo to build on the skills learned previously in Preschool I & II by providing additional guided practice of basic aquatic skills and slightly more proficient performance levels with greater distance and times.  When these children turn 6yo and enter Learn-to-Swim lessons they typically go into Level 2 or 3, depending on the recommendation of the instructor.Prerequisites include:-sustainable floating on back and front-ability to swim a distance with face IN the water-comfort in the deep end -a willingness to learn skills and be challenged
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM    INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR - INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR
The objectives of this class are to develop at an introductory level abilities in water color painting. Students will acquire an understanding of the tools and terms in this medium. We will experiment w/ dry, damp & wet surfaces to explore some of the possibilities and outcomes in addition to mastering basic washes. We will investigate glazing and layering as well as application technique. Instructor: Pauline Cook.This program is open to Seniors and Adults and there is no Senior discount.All materials will be supplied for you.Art Class
 
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Vacation Camp
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - Aerobic Dance February
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.The drop in fee for this class is $7.00.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    ADULT INTRO TO AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE - Adult Sign Language
In this class, participants will develop the skills and knowledge needed to communicate in American Sign Language. This course emphasizes the cultural practices distinct to those that approach the world from a visual perspective. Topics include: historical events that have impacted the language and culture of the D/deaf community; the distinct cultural practices; and, comparison of language features. We will learn through the use of many different activities such as games, art, stories, videos and music. Min 6 / Max 12.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Community Dinner
 
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM    WOMEN'S YOUTH LACROSSE CLINIC - Women's Youth Lacrosse Clinic
Come join the High School coaching staff and players for a fun filled girls Lacrosse clinic right here in South Portland. All Levels Welcome * Skills * Drills * Coaching and Games Daily
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Ashbourne Condo Meeting
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
Thursday February 20, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Vacation Camps 2020 - February Vacation Camp
School Vacation Camps are for children in grades K-5 who are residents of South Portland. Children will enjoy field trips and special events, inside and outside play and arts and crafts. There are no sibling discounts for this program. Min 30/Max 50
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Dance Practice
 
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!  Drop-in always welcome! Registration is encouraged.  Bring water & a cushion!!
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    PRE-SCHOOL FUN WITH ART Winter/Spring 2020 - Pre-school Fun with Art Session 1
This is a fun, relaxed class where your child can explore being creative and getting their fingers dirty. Each art task has a learning and exploring element. This class reaches your preschooler on their level while still teaching art basics. Learn about colors, shapes, movement, and more while having fun creating preschool masterpieces! (Please dress appropriately for getting messy.) Min 4/Max 12
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - February
The Chair class is a gentle, series of stretches and strengthening poses that will wake up your body, head to toe.  The chair serves us in seated warm-ups and then in standing exercises, working toward strength in the core, arms and legs and especially in balance work.  An excellent class if you are searching for a class where individual needs are respected in a fun, supportive atmosphere.Drop-in fee is $5 per class.Instructor: Jessamyn Schmidt
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Youth Open Gym
 
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM    CARDS & GAMES - CARDS & GAMES WINTER 2020
Come to the SPCC Senior Wing on Thursdays from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and play cards and/or games.  Cards & a selected variety of games are available.  Bring your friends!  You may come in to socialize beginning at 12:30 p.m, cards & games begin at 1:00 p.m.  This is a FREE activity.
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
3:00 PM - 4:45 PM    Vacation Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    LIFE SIZED ART - Life Sized Art Session 1
Become an installation artist with us! We will be creating life- sized art pieces and using them to hand throughout the parks and rec. Each project is focused on transforming a part of the building into a work of art for everyone who comes in to see and enjoy! Min 4/Max 12
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    6th Grade Rec BBall Practice -Chip
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! February
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.Drop in fee: $10
 
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM    NO BRUSH PAINTING Winter/Spring 2020 - No Brush Painting
Learn all the fun and different ways you can create with paint. This class will show you different techniques and inventive ways to make beautiful pieces of art. Have fun exploring the paint work with no brushes! String, nature, pouring, found objects, fingers, and more will becoming our tools to create masterpieces! Afterwards, you get the honor of showing off your new painting techniques in a mini gallery showing for your family + friends. (Please dress appropriately for getting messy.) Min 4/Max 12
 
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Winter
The recreation department has 2 coed nights and 1 women's basketball league night. Participants must be 18 years old and out of High school. Winter and Spring Monday and Thursday league game times are 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, or 8:30 PM. The women's league is on Sundays with game times of 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM.Captains please have your roster with a minimum of 8 people including 2 females and 2 males or 8 females (women's league only) registered 2 weeks prior to each season/session.  Coed Adult League format5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players including 2 females and 2 malesTwo 20 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 rules Women's League format5v5, full courtRoster minimum of 8 playersTwo 20 minute halvesTwo MPA certified officialsRules are based off of the MPA rules
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    SHiNE Dance Fitness - SHiNE February
Get a workout that feels like a dance party!  This high energy, booty shakin’ class will give you a full body workout while dancing to the best pop and hip hop music out there. Bring your sneakers and your sass and get ready to join the most uplifting and fun dance fitness class ever. No experience is needed. Everyone is welcomed. Guaranteed to make you sweat and smile.Instructor: Jennifer Sciaraffa certified SHiNE Dance instructor.Class drop in fee: $12.00 per class. This fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of the program.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Varipatis
 
Friday February 21, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Vacation Camps 2020 - February Vacation Camp
School Vacation Camps are for children in grades K-5 who are residents of South Portland. Children will enjoy field trips and special events, inside and outside play and arts and crafts. There are no sibling discounts for this program. Min 30/Max 50
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball February 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 paddle available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Sunday Instructor: David CousinsFriday Instructor: Reggie Main
 
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM    Vitality T'ai Chi for Seniors - T'ai Chi February
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 48 year practitioner.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Vacation Camp - Chewonki Presentation
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Vacation Camp
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    6th grade rec boys basketball practice
 
Saturday February 22, 2020
2:00 PM - 2:55 PM    Pool Party - Bellino
 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Youth Open Gym
 
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM    Pool Party - Newcomb
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Pool Party - Bellino
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Pool Party - Newcomb
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    SMAC Rental
 
Sunday February 23, 2020
7:00 AM - 8:45 AM    Unavailable
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - OVER 40 Basketball Drop In @ Redbank Community Center
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    HOOP MAGIC - Hoop Magic Grade K
This program is for boys and girls in grades K – 1. By rotating through stations, we will teach the children the basics in passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense. Participants will spend the majority of their time in stations learning the basic skills and will be wrapping up each station by playing fun games that help use the skills learned that day. SPHS basketball players will assist with this program Minimum of 12/maximum of 50. Cost includes a t-shirt.
 
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM    HOOP MAGIC - Hoop Magic Grade 1
This program is for boys and girls in grades K – 1. By rotating through stations, we will teach the children the basics in passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense. Participants will spend the majority of their time in stations learning the basic skills and will be wrapping up each station by playing fun games that help use the skills learned that day. SPHS basketball players will assist with this program Minimum of 12/maximum of 50. Cost includes a t-shirt.
 
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM    Youth Open Gym
 
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball February 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 paddle available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Sunday Instructor: David CousinsFriday Instructor: Reggie Main
 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM    Yoga for Ordinary People and Everyday Life - Yoga for Ordinary People and Everyday Life - Winter
This class is for people who would like to try yoga, but think they can’t do it. If you are tired, stiff, inflexible, overloaded, stressed out, large bodied or out of shape, this is the class for you! We will learn and practice basic yoga poses and focus on ways that you can use Yoga in your daily life: in the car, in bed, in a chair, waiting in line, pumping gas, or at work. You may see amazing results in better sleep, increased energy and well being.Tuesdays, 6:15pm – 7:30pmDrop In for this class is $12.00.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Adult Volleyball Open Gym - Volleyball Drop in @ SPCC
SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS September 30 - December 306:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
Monday February 24, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Gentle Yoga - Gentle Yoga Monday Winter
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!
 
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM    BOUNCING BUDS Winter/Spring 2020 - Bouncing Buds Session 1
Bouncing Buds is a dancer’s first experience with movement.  This class is designed for the student to take class without a parent or guardian, experiencing creative movement and pre-ballet steps.  Dancers will learn to work with a group, share and take turns, and follow directions while having fun and dancing with props.  Please send your dancer in comfortable and non-restrictive clothing and bare feet.  No jeans please. Parents/guardians will not be allowed in the room during class time. Min 4, Max 12.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    TOT HOP Winter/Spring 2020 - 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. Parents/guardians will not be allowed in the room during class time     Min 4, Max 12.
 
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM    BINGO - BINGO 2020 WINTER
Open to residents and non-residents (50+ and older).  This program is $1.00 per week. You're invited to participate in weekly Bingo games. Each week come play at  least 15 games of BINGO.  Light refreshments are provided including coffee & a snack.NO BINGO 9/2, 9/9, 10/14, 11/4, & 11/11
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS Unified BB Practices
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    LEARN TO SEW Winter/Spring 2020 - 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. Min 4/Max 12
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    HIP HOP DANCE Winter/Spring 2020 - 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!Minimum of 6/Maximum of 20
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    KARATE KIDS Winter/Spring 2020 - 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.
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    HS Rec Basketball Games
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - Aerobic Dance February
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.The drop in fee for this class is $7.00.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Winter 2020 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 Riptidesopo@gmail.comPlease 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.New Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation Nights: Thursday, January 9th at 6:00pm (for the Winter session)Tuesday, March 17th at 6:00pm (for the Spring Session)
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    AIKIDO: THE ART OF PEACE Winter/Spring 2020 - Aikido: The Art Of Peace Session 1
Aikido is a non-combative martial art that offers lessons and tools that are useful for people of all ages. The form and power of Aikido comes from blending with and redirecting the energy of an attack, thus using the attackers force to throw him/her with minimal effort. We learn to utilize non-resistance and explore timing, use of space and distance, balance, and centering. By training in a supportive, non-competitive atmosphere students will learn and experience: useful physical skills such as rolling and falling safely, body awareness and self-defense skills, enhanced coordination of mind and body, increased self-confidence and self-discipline while having fun along the way. This is a mixed age class of children (8-18). Min 3/Max 20
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Monday League - Winter
The recreation department has 2 coed nights and 1 women's basketball league night. Participants must be 18 years old and out of High school. Winter and Spring Monday and Thursday league game times are 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, or 8:30 PM. The women's league is on Sundays with game times of 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM.Captains please have your roster with a minimum of 8 people including 2 females and 2 males or 8 females (women's league only) registered 2 weeks prior to each season/session.  Coed Adult League format5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players including 2 females and 2 malesTwo 20 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 rules Women's League format5v5, full courtRoster minimum of 8 playersTwo 20 minute halvesTwo MPA certified officialsRules are based off of the MPA rules
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Smart Recovery Meeting
 
Tuesday February 25, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Senior Activity Day Set Up
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM    SENIOR ACTIVITY DAYS - SENIOR ACTIVITY DAY - FEB. 25
Would you like to be picked up and brought to the community center to enjoy some of our free and or low cost activities? We can help you with that! You can drop-in to have coffee, color, craft, walk the track, check out an exercise class ($), drop in to a support group($), have afternoon tea, do a puzzle, play games, go for a dip in the pool – (check schedule for times) ($), or enjoy other activities being offered. Please check brochure for times of activities you are interested in. Pick-up is available for South Portland Residents only. You may drive yourself here if you choose - please join us for a fun filled day! You must register by the Thursday before the activity day for pick-up for any of these activity dates  in order to get picked up.  Example: You want to gt picked up to come on Tuesday, Sept. 10th--then you must have registered by Thursday, Sept. 5th in order to get picked up on the 10th.You may drop in and leave anytime or times of your choosing on activity day!FALL DATES: TUESDAYS, Sept. 10 & 24, Oct. 8 & 22, Nov. 12 & 26 & Dec. 3WINTER DATES:  TUESDAYS, Jan. 14 & 28, Feb. 25, Mar. 10 & 31, Apr. 7 & 14Times for FREE Activities: Coffee & Conversation: 8:30-9:30a.m.Coloring: 9:30-10:30a.m.Craft Time:  9:00-10:30a.m. (Registration for this activity is required. Please see craft time program for registration information).  You may not just drop in to craft time, you must be pre-registered.Craft in Dec.:  Placemat clutch (all materials supplied for you)Indoor 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.Tea Time: 1:45-2:45p.m. (We get out our fancy tea pots & tea cups and a huge variety of teas)Times for Low Cost Activities:Coffee Time Support Group 10:30am-12:00pm - $7Exercise w/ Jessamyn Mat Class 9:00a.m. - $5Exercise w/ Jessamyn Chair Class 10:30a.m. - $5Swimming: Senior Swim 11am-12pm $3 Res./$4 Non-Res.The Senior Wing will be open from 8:30-3:30 for you to enjoy any or all of the above activities. You may also enjoy games, cards, puzzles, or an activity of your choice in the Senior Wing throughout the day.Cost: FREE pick-up and drop-off for South Portland residents only1st Pick Up 8:30 a.m. (if you register for pick up you will be called with a pick-up time)We will offer continual pick-ups throughout the day1st Return home trip will be 10:00amLast Return Home trip will be 3:00pm
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Dance Practice
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - February
The Chair class is a gentle, series of stretches and strengthening poses that will wake up your body, head to toe.  The chair serves us in seated warm-ups and then in standing exercises, working toward strength in the core, arms and legs and especially in balance work.  An excellent class if you are searching for a class where individual needs are respected in a fun, supportive atmosphere.Drop-in fee is $5 per class.Instructor: Jessamyn Schmidt
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Coffee Time Support Group Senior Programs
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    COFFEE TIME SUPPORT GROUP - COFFEE TIME SUPPORT GROUP
Here’s your chance to be with other seniors for conversation and reminiscing. Groups offer a base for sharing, understanding and problem solving. Belonging to a group helps us realize that we often share the same concerns as others. John Rich has led many support groups and understands both the joys and challenges of getting older. Come make some new friends and enjoy this time for yourself. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own lunch.John Rich has been leading support groups for about 20 years. His style ranges from compassionate to humorous, encouraging healthy self-expression. Being a senior himself, John understands both the joys and challenges of healthy aging. He is deeply inspired by the courage, resilience, and adaptability of senior populations.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Stained Glass Ornaments and Sun Catchers - Stain Glass
Stained Glass Ornaments and Sun CatchersHere is a little handmade holiday treat. Students will go home with one or more ornaments, depending on time. Learn the surprisingly easy copper foil technique.  All materials provided. Pick from 1 date from our 6 offerings. No senior discount will apply to this program. (Minimum of 4 / Maximum of 10)FEBRUARY - MARCH PROGRAMCome learn the surprisingly easy art of stain glass using the copper foil method. Participants should come to the first class with some ideas or patterns for a panel approximately 8”x11”.  Equipment and most materials will be provided. A comprehensive material list will be available for students interested in setting up a home studio.  Instructor: Rachel MillsArt Class
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS Unified BB Practices
 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM    Senior Activity Day Clean Up
 
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM    Afterschool Adventures
 
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM    See above notes
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! February
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.Drop in fee: $10
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    CLAY CLAY CLAY Winter/Spring 2020 - Clay Clay Clay Session 2
Everybody loves clay and in this class we will work with Kiln-fired, oven baked and air dry clay. Each week will be a different project ranging from ceramics to quirky sculptures. Come join the fun and get your hands dirty. Min 4/Max 12
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Zumba
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    5th grade travel practice - Blais
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    HS Rec practice- Kelley
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Lee
 
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Zechman
 
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Amoroso
 
Wednesday February 26, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Beginner Drop In Pickleball @ Redbank Wednesdays
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    Gentle Yoga - Gentle Yoga Wednesday Winter
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!
 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM    TODDLER TIME Winter/Spring 2020 - Toddler Time Drop In
Looking for something to do with your preschooler on a chilly, rainy or quiet day? Bring them to Toddler Time! Here they can play with other children while exploring fun activities such as dress up and music. Once a month we will have a special guest or activity! Children must be accompanied by an adult who is welcome to watch or participate.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Watercolor Workshop - Watercolor Workshop
Through applying paint in a variety of unconventional but fun ways, we will continue exploring and expanding our repertoire. In addition, we will be adding figures to our landscapes; grappling with water; more on shadows; and experiment with pen and ink washes. (No Senior discount) Instructor:  Pauline Cook
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Wellness Class - Heart Health
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM    INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR - INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR
The objectives of this class are to develop at an introductory level abilities in water color painting. Students will acquire an understanding of the tools and terms in this medium. We will experiment w/ dry, damp & wet surfaces to explore some of the possibilities and outcomes in addition to mastering basic washes. We will investigate glazing and layering as well as application technique. Instructor: Pauline Cook.This program is open to Seniors and Adults and there is no Senior discount.All materials will be supplied for you.Art Class
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS Unified BB Practices
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    5th grade travel practice - Blais
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    AEROBIC DANCE - Aerobic Dance February
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.The drop in fee for this class is $7.00.
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    ADULT INTRO TO AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE - Adult Sign Language
In this class, participants will develop the skills and knowledge needed to communicate in American Sign Language. This course emphasizes the cultural practices distinct to those that approach the world from a visual perspective. Topics include: historical events that have impacted the language and culture of the D/deaf community; the distinct cultural practices; and, comparison of language features. We will learn through the use of many different activities such as games, art, stories, videos and music. Min 6 / Max 12.
 
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM    WOMEN'S YOUTH LACROSSE CLINIC - Women's Youth Lacrosse Clinic
Come join the High School coaching staff and players for a fun filled girls Lacrosse clinic right here in South Portland. All Levels Welcome * Skills * Drills * Coaching and Games Daily
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Winter 2020 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 Riptidesopo@gmail.comPlease 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.New Swimmers must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Evaluation Nights: Thursday, January 9th at 6:00pm (for the Winter session)Tuesday, March 17th at 6:00pm (for the Spring Session)
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Maine Youth Lax Meeting
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - SPCC Drop-In Basketball
REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMSSUNDAYS (Over 40)September 8, 2019 - May 17, 20209:00 AM – 10:30 AM    Over 40SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS (Over 30)September 29, 2019 - May 17, 20204:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Over 30TUESDAYS October 1 - June 9 (No program 11/5 and 3/3)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYS (SOUTH PORTLAND RESIDENT ONLY PROGRAM)October 2 - December 187:00 PM - 9:00 PM FRIDAYSOctober 4 - December 27 (No program 11/8)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
 
Thursday February 27, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball Open Gym - Drop In Pickleball @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in.  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 deskSUNDAYSDates: September 8 – May 17Time: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PMLocation: South Portland Community CenterWEDNESDAYS (Beginners Only)Dates: September 4 – April 29Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Location: Redbank Community Center MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: September 3 – June 12(No program on 10/14, 11/5, 11/8, 11/11, 11/28, 12/24, 12/25, 1/1, 1/20, 2/17, 3/2, 3/3, 4/20)Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Location: South Portland Community Center
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Dance Practice
 
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!  Drop-in always welcome! Registration is encouraged.  Bring water & a cushion!!
 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - EXERCISE WITH JESSAMYN - CHAIR CLASS - February
The Chair class is a gentle, series of stretches and strengthening poses that will wake up your body, head to toe.  The chair serves us in seated warm-ups and then in standing exercises, working toward strength in the core, arms and legs and especially in balance work.  An excellent class if you are searching for a class where individual needs are respected in a fun, supportive atmosphere.Drop-in fee is $5 per class.Instructor: Jessamyn Schmidt
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Art in the Park
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Air Force Workouts
 
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM    LUNCH OUTING AT NORTH43 BISTRO - LUNCH OUTING AT NORTH43 BISTRO
North43Bistro has a beautiful waterfront location at Sprint Point Marina in South Portland.  Their dining room boasts gorgeous views anytime of the year!  Chef/Owner Stephanie Brown has French culinary training, Tuscan roots and loves to throw in Asian flare. Menus feature fresh, seasonal and local ingredients.  North43 Bistro takes pride in providing great customer service and getting to know their guests and their community. Entrée Choice:  Chicken Pot Pie w/ House Made Biscuit or Lemon Crumb Baked Haddock w/ Green Beans, Dessert:  Chocolate Flourless Torte with Vanilla Whipped Creme
 
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM    CARDS & GAMES - CARDS & GAMES WINTER 2020
Come to the SPCC Senior Wing on Thursdays from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and play cards and/or games.  Cards & a selected variety of games are available.  Bring your friends!  You may come in to socialize beginning at 12:30 p.m, cards & games begin at 1:00 p.m.  This is a FREE activity.
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    SPCC Gym Floor Cleaning Time
 
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM    TEEN CENTER AT REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER - Teen Center 2019 - 2020
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. 2019 - 2020 Program DatesSeptember 9, 2019 - June 12, 2020 (Closed for all Holidays listed on the South Portland school calendar.)Monday - Friday 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
 
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM    SPHS Unified BB Practices
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Girl Scouts
 
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM    5th grade travel practice - Blais
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! February
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.Drop in fee: $10
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Evergreen Credit Union Financial Wellness Workshops - Your Money 101 for Young Adults
Evergreen Credit Union Financial Wellness WorkshopsSouth Portland Parks, Recreation and Waterfront has teamed by with the wellness team at Evergreen Credit Union to offer affordable financial workshops to help adults in the community better understand their personal finances. Evergreen will be hosting a financial wellness workshop once a month. Each month Evergreen staff will raffle at least one item to all those who partake in that workshop. Items will range from local sports tickets to local business merchandise.   Minimum of 8 / Maximum of 50. Registration will close the Thursday prior to each event. Credit Scores & Credit Reports  - October 2019 WorkshopLearn the importance of your credit score, ways to protect it, and factors that impact your credit report.Where Does Your Money Go? - November 2019 WorkshopExplore your monthly fixed and flexible expenses, the value of budgeting, and identify areas for additional saving.Managing Debt & Establishing A Savings Plan - December 2019 WorkshopExplore ways to change your daily spending habits and build emergency savings over time. Learn about savings account options and developing habits to help meet your financial goals.Identity Protection - January 2020 WorkshopLearn how to protect yourself from consumer fraud and identity theft.Your Money 101 for Young Adults - February 2020 WorkshopLearn the importance of handling money, the benefits of compounded interest savings, obtaining credit, student loans and developing wise habits to help meet your financial goals.*High school students are welcome to attend with their parent or guardianRetirement & Investment Savings - March 2020 WorkshopLearn how to save for retirement, money market accounts, about cd’s, IRA’s, and Investing.Mortgages & Mortgage Refinancing - April 2020 WorkshopExplore homeownership costs and benefits, the types of home loans available to you, and how to secure a mortgage. Get a sense of how refinancing your mortgage may help reduce your monthly payments.Auto Loans & Refinancing - May 2020 WorkshopLearn how to shop for the right vehicle at the best rate available. Explore the option of refinancing your vehicle.
 
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Winter
The recreation department has 2 coed nights and 1 women's basketball league night. Participants must be 18 years old and out of High school. Winter and Spring Monday and Thursday league game times are 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, or 8:30 PM. The women's league is on Sundays with game times of 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM.Captains please have your roster with a minimum of 8 people including 2 females and 2 males or 8 females (women's league only) registered 2 weeks prior to each season/session.  Coed Adult League format5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players including 2 females and 2 malesTwo 20 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 rules Women's League format5v5, full courtRoster minimum of 8 playersTwo 20 minute halvesTwo MPA certified officialsRules are based off of the MPA rules
 
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM    SHiNE Dance Fitness - SHiNE February
Get a workout that feels like a dance party!  This high energy, booty shakin’ class will give you a full body workout while dancing to the best pop and hip hop music out there. Bring your sneakers and your sass and get ready to join the most uplifting and fun dance fitness class ever. No experience is needed. Everyone is welcomed. Guaranteed to make you sweat and smile.Instructor: Jennifer Sciaraffa certified SHiNE Dance instructor.Class drop in fee: $12.00 per class. This fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of the program.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Mindful Eating - Mindful Eating 2
Mindful Eating Group ClassesAre you tired of diets, scales and tracking your food and eating? Are you looking for a way to tune into your body’s need for nourishment and your innate desire for self-acceptance and satisfaction? Are you trying to achieve balance in your behaviors around food selection and eating? Mindful eating is an approach that focuses on enjoying food and eating, recognizing and honoring the body’s signals around hunger and fullness, and helping people navigate hurdles on their unique paths toward nourishment and satisfaction. Group classes provide a safe space for learning, sharing and practicing mindful eating techniques.  Foundations of Mindful Eating (Mindful Eating 1) Explore the principles of mindful eating in this introductory group class. Based on the original, evidence-based MB-EAT program, this series of classes will cover basic concepts of mindful eating including inner/outer wisdom, hunger awareness and taste satisfaction, mini-meditations, acceptance and forgiveness around food, and eating for quality over quantity. Note that this class is not focused on weight loss, but mindful eating principles can be used with any type of eating plan you may be following.    Tools and Techniques of Mindful Eating (Mindful Eating 2) Building upon the content in Mindful Eating 1, this series of group classes delves further into the various techniques and tools available through mindful eating training and how to integrate those into your lifestyle. Topics to be covered include eating in response to stress and emotions, cravings, making mindful choices and breaking eating behavior chains. Note that this class is not focused on weight loss, but mindful eating principles can be used with any type of eating plan you may be following.  Kitty Broihier, MS, RD, LD is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian and is a certified Mindfulness Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT) instructor and Mindful and Instinctive Eating Practitioner (MIEP). She holds a Bachelor’s degree in dietetics and nutrition from Michigan State Univ. and a Master’s degree in nutrition communications from Boston Univ. She is an adjunct faculty nutrition instructor at SMCC and is the owner of NutriComm Inc., a nutrition consulting and communications business in South Portland.
 
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    HS Rec Basketball - Varipatis