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Monday February 26, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim & Deep Water Aerobics
 
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength February - 8am Session
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aerobics (NO LAPS)
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ RCC Beginners Only
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength February
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE - TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE MONDAYS
Seniors- are you feeling frustrated, intimidated or like you are not getting the full potential from your portable tech device such as cell phone, tablet or laptop? Did you know that you can get one-on-one tech assistance at the Senior Drop-In Center? Tech Time with Jae has new expanded hours on Monday and Wednesday mornings. If you can’t make it in during one of these times, simply drop in M-Th 9:00 a.m -2:30 p.m. and if time permits- Jae will give you a hand with your device.  If time does not permit - then complete a Tech Help intake form and Jae will call you to make an appointment. Get the most out of technology and remember that there are no dumb questions except those that don’t get asked! 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    BRIDGE - BRIDGE
Calling all bridge players who already know how to play bridge to come to the drop in center and play bridge.  There is not anyone here that can help or knows how to play so you must know how to play to drop in.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Class of SPHS 1969 Meeting
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    CARDS - CARDS - MONDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop in Center Monday and Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Sky-Jo, Samba, Hearts, Spades, Cribbage, etc. 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    HAND & FOOT - HAND & FOOT MONDAYS
Drop in one or two afternoons a week to play Hand & Foot on Mondays & Thursdays in the Senior Drop In Center!
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM    MS/HS Free Afterschool Open Gym
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Intro to Dance - Intro To Dance Winter Session 1
Students will lean the fundamentals and basics of various styles of dance including jazz, tap, lyrical and hip hop through exercises and progressions. Flexibility and strength exercises will be incorporated into the class along with choreography. Students should bring a water bottle, wear comfortable clothing and have bare feet or wear ballet or jazz shoes if desired. Students should bring a pair of tap shoes to class or if they do not have tap shoes dress shoes will work fine.*the first date will be on Tuesday, January 16th to avoid conflicting with MLK DayIntro to Dance and Intro to Hip Hop will start Monday, Jan. 22* No program on 2/19 in observance of President's Day*No program on 4/15 in observance of Patriot's Day
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    ABF swim club
 
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice- King
 
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice-Aloes
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Intro to Hip Hop - Intro To Hip Hop Winter 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!Min 4/ Max 14Scholarships available- Application linked below*the first date will be on Tuesday, January 16th to avoid conflicting with MLK Day* No program on 2/19 in observance of President's Day*No program on 4/15 in observance of Patriot's DayIntro to Dance and Intro to Hip Hop will start Monday, Jan. 22
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    South Portland Fire Cheering - Rising Stars
South Portland Fire – Competitive CheerleadingOpen to Pre-K-8th grade who live in or attend school in South Portland. Teams will tentatively bebroken down by grade level as listed below but may be adjusted to accommodate the number ofparticipants who register to avoid turning families away. All teams will practice on Mondays and Wednesdays. Practice times will be released later this fall. Please register for the appropriate 2023-2024 grade level. For more information, please email Tracy Bissonnette at tracy.bissonnette@gmail.com. Rising Stars – Grades PK-2nd - $125-FULLShooting Stars- Grades 3-4th- $175Shining Stars- Grades 5-6th - $225-FULL Super Stars – Grades 7-8th - $225 COMPETITION SCHEDULE (tentative – subject to change)2/17/24 – Cheers from the Heart - Oxford Hills High School3/2/24 – Gray New Gloucester High School3/16/24 – South Portland High School3/30/24 – Maine Cheer Classic – Scarborough High SchoolMin 10 per team /Max 20 per team Practices: Monday and Wednesday evenings starting 11/6/23Specific practice times will be released once squads are createdPractices End: 4/5/24Registration opens on August 14th and ends on October 1stScholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Winter 2024 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 Mike Blanchard at mblanchard@southportland.orgSwimmers who have not been involved with RTSC in the last year must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Winter Session Evaluation: Wednesday, January 3rd at 6pm
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Middle School Volleyball - Middle School Volleyball - Winter Skills and Drills
We are pleased to have Coach Emily Savage back to offer middle schoolers a chance to come to learn how to play volleyball! Open to all skill levels. This program will introduce skills and playing format for middle school students interested in learning how to play volleyball! Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Monday League - Winter
MONDAY SPRING SESSION WILL START MARCH 11. Registration will close March 4 11:59P.Adult Basketball League format8 regular season gamesPlayoffs 10 team seeded single elimination.5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 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 rulesParticipants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to wdorsett@southportland.org once you register.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis. YOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Deep Water Aero & 2-3 laps
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Tuesday February 27, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim + Hydro Fitness
 
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Stroke Refinement Clinic & J.A.M.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Storytime - Redbank Storytime
The South Portland Youth Librarians will be hosting story and song time at Redbank Community Center on Tuesdays. The librarians will be reading stories and leading fun family songs. This program is free. If you have an questions about the program please reach out to Jessica Milton at jmilton@southportland.org.Also on Tuesdays from 9am to 11am at Redbank we also host a preschool open play (POP) program in the gym. This program is $4 for South Portland resident families and $5 for Non-Resident families. You may leave and return to the POP program to attend storytime.Children 12 years of age and younger must be accompanied by an adult.No Program November 7th
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    BOARD GAMES - BOARD GAMES
Drop-in to the senior center and play board games.We have a some board games available or bring your own!
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    POP - Preschool Open Play - POP - Preschool Open Play
Looking for ways to get some energy out and meet new families in the community?  Drop in to our POP program and have some fun with your child/family.  We will provide the equipment and activity space! Parents/guardians must supervise their child at all times. This is a drop in program. Please pay the supervisor at the start of each day.No program November 7.Scholarships available- Application linked below*Please be aware that the start time for POP has been moved to 9:30am
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Scarborough Schools
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    FUNDAMENTAL FOOT CARE PRESENTATION - FUNDAMENTAL FOOT CARE PRESENTATION
Why is routine foot care important? Topics of discussion: Common risk factors contributing to foot problems as we age. The benefits of routine foot care by a medical professional; medical model of care with podiatrist vs. nursing model of care by a certified foot care nurse. What you can expect during your appointment with a certified foot care nurse and the impact of foot health of overall well-being. Time for questions and answers. Presenter: Heather Fogg, RN, BSN, CFCS, Owner/CEO Fundamental Foot Care
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball 18+ - LUNCH TIME T/F
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONGG TUESDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop In Center on Tuesday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    TEA & TALK - TEA & TALK
Drop in to the senior center for a cup of tea on Tuesdays, a treat or two and sit and chat with friends. 
 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM    MS/HS Free Afterschool Open Gym
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    MS Rec BBall Practice- Jenisch
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    MS Rec BBall Practice- Hart
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    ABF swim club
 
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.Max of 25
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    MS Rec BBall Practice- Sencer
 
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM    Girl Scout Mtg - Shannon Hanley
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    High School Rec Basketball League - HIGH SCHOOL REC BASKETBALL LEAGUE
REGISTRATION DEADLINE - DECEMBER 5League Philosophy South Portland Parks & Recreation runs a recreational High School aged basketball league for players in the Southern Maine community. The main purpose of this league is to provide a safe environment where players have the opportunity to participate in a competitive program. In addition to the league rules, we feel strongly that all players should have the chance to participate, and that player development, not winning, should be the ultimate goal.The objective of this league from a recreational standpoint shall be: To instruct players in the rules, techniques and principles of basketball while helping to develop the physical, social and emotional needs of each player. To develop spirit of fair play and sportsmanship for the betterment of youth sports Remembering that these games are for the players, not the adults. League DetailsThis league provides an opportunity for any student in grades 9-12 not playing on their school team to play basketball this winter. HS players can make their own teams however each team must have a qualified coach. Coaches must be 21, complete a volunteer coach’s application and are subject to a criminal background check. The coach will submit the roster to Breese Reagle at jreagle@southportland.org. Each player on the roster must be registered through the rec. All games and practices are weeknights (schedule TBD). All players and coaches must complete a Code of Conduct Form to participate in this league.SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE. See linked scholarship application below.Dates: January – March Days: Tuesday Games Time: weeknight games & practices Location: Practices at Redbank Gym or SPCC, Games in South Portland Cost: $80.00 Residents and $90.00 Non-ResidentsPre-Season MeetingDATE: December 12thScholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    High School Rec Basketball League - HIGH SCHOOL REC BASKETBALL- Outside Organization Team Registration
REGISTRATION DEADLINE - DECEMBER 5League Philosophy South Portland Parks & Recreation runs a recreational High School aged basketball league for players in the Southern Maine community. The main purpose of this league is to provide a safe environment where players have the opportunity to participate in a competitive program. In addition to the league rules, we feel strongly that all players should have the chance to participate, and that player development, not winning, should be the ultimate goal.The objective of this league from a recreational standpoint shall be: To instruct players in the rules, techniques and principles of basketball while helping to develop the physical, social and emotional needs of each player. To develop spirit of fair play and sportsmanship for the betterment of youth sports Remembering that these games are for the players, not the adults. League DetailsThis league provides an opportunity for any student in grades 9-12 not playing on their school team to play basketball this winter. HS players can make their own teams however each team must have a qualified coach. Coaches must be 21, complete a volunteer coach’s application and are subject to a criminal background check. The coach will submit the roster to Breese Reagle at jreagle@southportland.org. Each player on the roster must be registered through the rec. All games and practices are weeknights (schedule TBD). All players and coaches must complete a Code of Conduct Form to participate in this league.SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE. See linked scholarship application below.Dates: January – March Days: Tuesday Games Time: weeknight games & practices Location: Practices at Redbank Gym or SPCC, Games in South Portland Cost: $80.00 Residents and $90.00 Non-ResidentsPre-Season MeetingDATE: December 12thScholarships available- Application linked below
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Shallow Water Aero + 2-3 Laps
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Wednesday February 28, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim & Deep Water Aerobics
 
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aerobics (NO LAPS)
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ RCC Beginners Only
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    PSEUDO BOOK CLUB - PSUEDO BOOK CLUB
Join us for a less structured, more relaxed book club where we pick a genre for the month as well as our own books.  Look at the genre of the month, read a book – any book you want from that genre. On the last Wednesday of the month we will get together, compare, and discuss all the different books each of us has read, what we liked, did not like, and just share and enjoy. Light refreshments provided.2024:Jan. 31 - Book by a Maine AuthorFeb. 28 - Romance NovelMar. 27 - AutobiographyApr. 24 - MysteryMay 29: FableJune 26: Reader's ChoiceJuly 31: FolkloreAug. 14: Short Story Collections
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS
Come learn and play this fun and exciting game of Mexican Train dominoes! It is a long game but so much fun!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE - TECH HELP WITH JAE WEDNESDAYS
Seniors- are you feeling frustrated, intimidated or like you are not getting the full potential from your portable tech device such as cell phone, tablet or laptop? Did you know that you can get one-on-one tech assistance at the Senior Drop-In Center? Tech Time with Jae has new expanded hours on Monday and Wednesday mornings. If you can’t make it in during one of these times, simply drop in M-Th 9:00 a.m -2:30 p.m. and if time permits- Jae will give you a hand with your device.  If time does not permit - then complete a Tech Help intake form and Jae will call you to make an appointment. Get the most out of technology and remember that there are no dumb questions except those that don’t get asked! 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM    GENTLE YOGA - Gentle Yoga Winter 1
Whether it's your first time or you've been taking yoga for years, this class will meet you right where you are.  Martha emphasizes safe and effective alignment principles as she leads you through a sequence of yoga postures connecting the breath with body movement. Her goal for every class is that you leave feeling stronger, more flexible, balanced and happy!Min 5/ Max 27
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    WORD GAMES - WORD GAMES
Drop in to the senior drop in center to play word games with friends. Word games are games such as Scrabble, Quiddler, Banagrams etc.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball 18+ - LUNCH TIME T/F
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS
Come learn and play this fun and exciting game of Mexican Train dominoes! It is a long game but so much fun!
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    BASIC GENEALOGY - BASIC GENEOLOGY
One on one family tree hour. Learn the basics of getting started; how to find free sites to help you find and connect with your past. This will be a general overview to help get you started. Bring any vital records you have to help regain family memories such as birth dates/loved ones deceased dates etc. Choose ONE date; you may only sign up for one session.  Must Register! Max 1 per session Instructor: Mary Lou Fathke
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM    MS/HS Free Afterschool Open Gym
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice- Caouette-FBC
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice-Pascale
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    ABF swim club
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    FREE Boys Lacrosse Clinic - February 28th: Free Boys Lacrosse Clinic: 3rd-6th
Youth Indoor Lacrosse (Free)SPHS Boys Varsity head coach, Dan Hanley and 5/6 Grade Youth Coach, Erick Giles will lead four indoor lacrosse sessions in February for new and returning lacrosse players in grades 3 to 6.  Sessions will emphasize skill development and playing small-sided games. Players should bring sneakers, athletic clothes, a water bottle, and a lacrosse stick (if possible). Sticks can be provided for new players. If you do not have your own lacrosse stick, please contact Coach Hanley (dan.hanley3@gmail.com).*Despite this being a free program, registrants must sign up in advance* Please Note: Dates have changed since the printing of the brochure.
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    South Portland Fire Cheering - Shooting Stars
South Portland Fire – Competitive CheerleadingOpen to Pre-K-8th grade who live in or attend school in South Portland. Teams will tentatively bebroken down by grade level as listed below but may be adjusted to accommodate the number ofparticipants who register to avoid turning families away. All teams will practice on Mondays and Wednesdays. Practice times will be released later this fall. Please register for the appropriate 2023-2024 grade level. For more information, please email Tracy Bissonnette at tracy.bissonnette@gmail.com. Rising Stars – Grades PK-2nd - $125-FULLShooting Stars- Grades 3-4th- $175Shining Stars- Grades 5-6th - $225-FULL Super Stars – Grades 7-8th - $225 COMPETITION SCHEDULE (tentative – subject to change)2/17/24 – Cheers from the Heart - Oxford Hills High School3/2/24 – Gray New Gloucester High School3/16/24 – South Portland High School3/30/24 – Maine Cheer Classic – Scarborough High SchoolMin 10 per team /Max 20 per team Practices: Monday and Wednesday evenings starting 11/6/23Specific practice times will be released once squads are createdPractices End: 4/5/24Registration opens on August 14th and ends on October 1stScholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Winter 2024 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 Mike Blanchard at mblanchard@southportland.orgSwimmers who have not been involved with RTSC in the last year must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Winter Session Evaluation: Wednesday, January 3rd at 6pm
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    7th - 8th Grade Rec Basketball - 7-8th GRADE BASKETBALL
This informal program is designed to give middle school players an opportunity stay active this winter through games and scrimmages. South Portland plans to invite Gorham, Cape and other neighboring towns to schedule games against. The season will begin the second week of January and run through early March. Games will be played on weeknights, practices will be 1-2 times a week at SPCC or RBCC. Registration Deadline! Register before December 5th Pre-Season Meeting All coaches are REQUIRED to attend Date: Time: December 13th at 5:30pm Location: SPCCScholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    7th - 8th Grade Rec Basketball - 7-8th GRADE BASKETBALL- Outside Organization Team Registration
This informal program is designed to give middle school players an opportunity stay active this winter through games and scrimmages. South Portland plans to invite Gorham, Cape and other neighboring towns to schedule games against. The season will begin the second week of January and run through early March. Games will be played on weeknights, practices will be 1-2 times a week at SPCC or RBCC. Registration Deadline! Register before December 5th Pre-Season Meeting All coaches are REQUIRED to attend Date: Time: December 13th at 5:30pm Location: SPCCScholarships available- Application linked below
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Deep Water Aero & 2-3 laps
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym - WEDNESDAYS
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Thursday February 29, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim + Hydro Fitness
 
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength February - 8am Session
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Lap Swim + J.A.M.
 
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength February
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    CREATE & CHAT - CREATE & CHAT
Do you like to knit, sew, crochet or create masterpieces? Please bring whatever you are working on and join fellow crafters/knitters/sewers/crocheters/beaders (anything will do!) as we chat and share our ideas, tips and projects with each other.  Stay for the entire time or come and go anytime you please! Bring water & a cushion!! 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM    LUNCH AT THE GREEN LADLE CULINARY ARTS SCHOOL - LUNCH AT THE GREEN LADLE CULINARY ARTS SCHOOL
Part of the Lewiston Regional Technical Center, the ladle offers the opportunity for students to get real hands-on work in the positions of head chef, cook, waiter/waitress and hosting.  Menu will be available 1 week prior.  If the Italian Bakery is open, we will make a quick stop after lunch.  Please note that the TIP is not included.  Please bring cash for the hard-working students for tips. 
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    SPHS Swim Club & Open Swim (NO LAPS)
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Unified Sports - Unified Sports Drop-in Program
Unified Sports Drop In ProgramThis inclusive drop in program combines individuals with and without intellectual and physical disabilities to participate together in a variety of sports.  Unified Sports is fun way to develop motor skills and teamwork while also fostering acceptance and creating new friendships among participants along the way.  Basketball, pickleball, kickball, dodgeball, floor hockey, badminton, flag football, cornhole, soccer and more!Max of 30
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    STEP INTO FITNESS - STEP INTO FITNESS - FEB.
Step into fitness!  Some LIGHT cardio mixed with weights and core and ending with some great stretches. Class must meet the minimum requirement or class will be canceled.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Wellness Bingo
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    CARDS - CARDS - THURSDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop in Center Monday and Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Sky-Jo, Samba, Hearts, Spades, Cribbage, etc. 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    HAND & FOOT - HAND & FOOT THURSDAYS
Drop in one or two afternoons a week to play Hand & Foot on Mondays & Thursdays in the Senior Drop In Center!
 
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM    CHAIR FIT - CHAIR FIT - FEB.
Chair Fit is a great total body workout for everyone but perfect if you have trouble doing standing exercise. Cardio, strength and core all using a chair! Class must meet the minimum or class will be canceled.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Facilities Staff Meeting
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM    MS/HS Free Afterschool Open Gym
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    MS Rec BBall Practice- Maley
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    ABF swim club
 
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.Max of 25
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice- Campbell
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Cheer Practice
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Winter 2
MONDAY SPRING SESSION WILL START MARCH 11. Registration will close March 4 11:59P.Adult Basketball League format8 regular season gamesPlayoffs 10 team seeded single elimination.5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 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 rulesParticipants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to wdorsett@southportland.org once you register.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis. YOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Shallow Water Aero + 2-3 Laps
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice- Beaumont
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Friday March 1, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim & Deep Water Aerobics
 
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball March Fridays
This program is designed to help you get off the couch and on to a pickleball court near you. Come learn from a veteran racket sport instructor, David Cousins. David will teach participants the basic rules and skills of pickleball. This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with other beginner and advanced beginner players.Items to Bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aerobics (NO LAPS)
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Meeting / Barbara
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Pickleball - Improvers Lessons - Improver Pickleball Lessons March Fridays
This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with advanced beginners and other improving players. Work on your Pickleball skills with Coach Dave! This program is intended for those who have already completed our Beginner Lessons, or those who have the fundamentals of Pickleball already down and are looking to bring themselves to the next level.  Items to bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson. No senior discount.Fridays - Min 8 / Max 12.Sundays and Wednesdays – Min 8 / Max 24.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONGG FRIDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop In Center on Tuesday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Preschool Art - Preschool Art
Looking for a fun and creative opportunity for you and your little one? Come join us at Redbank Community Center for an hour of arts and crafts. Each day will have a fun and creative painting or coloring activity.Instructor Rachel Morin
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Watercolor Workshop - Watercolors Part 2
Possibilities are endless. The focus of this course will be to continue expanding our repertoire of techniques. We will explore and master the specifically challenging topics of water, shadow, and figures.  Introduction to Watercolors The objectives of this class are to develop, at an introductory level, abilities in watercolor painting. Students will acquire an understanding of the tools and terms in this medium. We will experiment with dry, damp and 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 techniques.  Supply list available.  Watercolors Part 2 - NEW DATES 11/3 - 12/8Building on our beginners’ course, we will explore a host of new and traditional techniques. At each class we will present and resolve problems in rendering skies, rocks, trees, water, and figures. Supply list available.Min 4/Max 15   (No Senior discount) Instructor:  Pauline CookSupply List for Introduction to WatercolorsPaper: Arches 100% Cotton 140 pound Rough - 7" x 10" or largerBrushes: Size 7", 8", or 9" Round of a decent quality   Watercolor brushes available at local craft stores are adequate               Size 1/2" to 1" Square   of a decent quality               Rigger or small Detail   Number 1 is fineWatercolor Paint: Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Sienna, Cadmium Yellow, Alizarin Crimson                Drawing board (any material will suffice) 10 x 10 (at the least)Pallette (a white dish will be fine)Masking tape - 1/2" to 3/4" (Hardware quality is fine)  PencilEraserPaper towels, sponge, soft rag  (any or all)2 water containers    (6oz - 8oz will do)Utility knife or a used credit cardSpray bottle (fine mist)  Supply List for Phase II WatercolorsOriginal Supplies and Tools (see required list for Intro to Watercolor)Additions are:Brushes:  A small Fan Brush  (#1 - at your discretion)               A mop brush  (at your discretion - used for washes)Paints:    White Gouache, Payne's Gray, Burnt Umber, Yellow Ochre,                              Cadmium Red, Hooker's Green Lt, Cadmium Orange
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    HS Swim Club
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim no laps
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball 18+ - LUNCH TIME T/F
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM    SENIOR CORNHOLE - SENIOR CORNHOLE
Come join us to play Cornhole at the South Portland Community Center!  Please try to pre-register before attending the program.  Drop-ins always welcome! 
 
2:32 PM - 6:00 PM    Middle School swim meets
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Karate Kids - Karate Kids: Winter 2
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.Instructor: Dragon Fire Martial ArtsMin 10/Max 25Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Swim meet SoPo v Saco
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    PPOL CLOSED maintenance
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ RCC Evenings
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Saturday March 2, 2024
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Lifeguard Class
 
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Lifeguarding and Recertifying Classes - Lifeguarding Course-Blended Learning
Lifeguard Certification (for those who do NOT have a current ARC Lifeguard certification):Register today for American Red Cross Lifeguard Learn lifesaving skills to help keep people safe in, on and around the water. Skills taught included: CPR, how to respond in an emergency, and proper technique for rescues in the water.Course length: approx. 22-24 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).Lifeguard Re-certification (for those who are currently certified or within 30 days of expiring)This lifeguard re-certification option is for currently certified (or expired within the last 30 days) lifeguards to practice and review their skills including water rescues, CPR/AED and first aid. This two day session will be a refresher and include a blended learning (online) segment prior to the in person training. Please plan to have completed the online skills at least one day prior to the schedule skills session. Course length: approx. 10-12 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).Please note, for either class...-Plan on getting in the water!-You must complete the online portion prior to the in person session-Please arrive with the following:     -your proof of e-learning completion     -swim suit     -towels     -lunch/snacks     -a refillable water bottle These jobs are in high demand! Plus, American Red Cross certification is recognized nationwide so you can work anywhere in the U.S.Physical Pre-Requisites for taking the class*:-Swim 300 meters-freestyle and breaststroke only-Tread water for 2 mins without using arm motions (legs only)-Swim down 9ft to bring a 10lb brick up to the surface, swim with brick approx 15 meters and exit pool (timed event)*We will test on these skills the first day of the class to ensure all participants are able to take the course.These classes will be in a blended learning format.  Information about pre-course requirements will be emailed out about two weeks before the start of the class.  Pre-course work must be completed in order for participation in the course.  No exceptions!
 
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM    Start Smart Sports - Start Smart Baseball
South Portland Rec will be offering 6 week sessions, each session focusing on a different sport. Lead by South Portland rec staff, we will be following the outline provided by Start Smart Sports, designed for children ages 3-5. What is Start Smart? Start Smart was developed by top motor skill development specialists in the field of youth sports. Parent-child groups perform motor skill tasks that gradually build confidence in children while they are having fun at the same time. Start Smart participants will develop proper motor skills without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt that will allow them to enjoy and succeed in their youth sports future!Min 6/Max 15Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    PILLOW HOCKEY - Pillow Hockey
It's Pillow Hockey season! This program has been a spring tradition in South Portland for many years. This is a co-ed league for children who would like to have a chance to play with others on Saturday mornings. Pillow Hockey is a modified form of floor hockey, using soft round "Q-tip" - like sticks and a soft ball. All children will receive a T-shirt. Parents will hear from their child's coach the week prior to the first game. There are no practices for this program. Games will take place at  Redbank Community Gym. Min 20/Max 60Deadline to Register is Feb. 16.Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Riot Pride Football Clinics - Football Clinic
The clinics offer opportunities for players to practice basic football skills as well as learn the concepts, schemes and rules of the game. These clinics are fun and geared for kids who want to learn and get ready for the fall season! These sessions will be led by High School Head Football Coach, Aaron Filieo and our Flag Football Director, Gerry Brown. Other coaches will include future and current flag coaches, High School and Middle School players. Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Beginner Soft Pastel: Underpaintings and Simple Forms - Beginner Soft Pastel: Underpaintings and Simple Forms
This 5 class series will teach beginner pastelists how to create underpaintings with mixed media including mediums such as acrylic, gesso, and watercolor.  Pastel will be added on top of the underpainting layer.  The class will teach how to create fruit, flowers, and simple landscape scenes with vibrant underpaintings.   In addition, students will learn how to use pastels to achieve both a dimensional and finished painting look.  All classes will include step-by-step instructions.  No experience needed.  Supplies are included in class. Min 4 / Max 14Instructor: Joan Quinn
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    FLOOR HOCKEY - Floor Hockey
Leave the skates behind and join the best (and only) floor hockey league in town. This co-ed league is for children who would like to have a chance to play floor hockey with others on Saturday afternoons (no weekday practices). Children will be placed on teams and will hear from their child’s coach the week prior to the first game. Games will take place at Redbank Community Center Gym. All children will receive a t-shirt. Mouth guards are required and are not provided by the SPCC. Minimum 20/ Maximum 60.Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Birthday Party (Villforth)
 
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM    Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic - Tiny Tykes: Cubs
Tiny Tykes is a new and exciting program run by Challenger Sports British Soccer Coaches that focuses on the development of children aged 2 – 5 years old. Challenger Sports International coaches are experts at working with young children and will combine soccer with fun games; stories and music that keeps your children entertained and enthused to return next week. Includes Tiny Tykes Uniform, size 2 ball.Instructor: Challenger Sports  Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Tiny Tykes Soccer Magic - Tiny Tykes: Lions
Tiny Tykes is a new and exciting program run by Challenger Sports British Soccer Coaches that focuses on the development of children aged 2 – 5 years old. Challenger Sports International coaches are experts at working with young children and will combine soccer with fun games; stories and music that keeps your children entertained and enthused to return next week. Includes Tiny Tykes Uniform, size 2 ball.Instructor: Challenger Sports  Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM    Challenger Sports Futsal - Challengers: Futsal
Challenger Sports is an organization of soccer educators who through their futsal program want to bring the flair and passion of Brazilian Soccer to North America.Many of Brazil's top soccer players grew up playing Futsal which helped them develop incredible foot skills and quick decision-making.The Challenger Futsal Coaches will help your players learn and practice these specialized skills along with teaching them about improvisation, creativity, ball control, and small space passing.Our program offers the perfect setting for long-term development! Many world-class footballers played Futsal in their youth and recognize the part it played on their journey.Players of the caliber of Pele, Zico, Ronaldinho, Neymar, Lionel Messi to name but a few of the South American legends all played and enjoyed Futsal.Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
Sunday March 3, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym - Sundays (40+)
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Lifeguard Class
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Lifeguarding and Recertifying Classes - Lifeguarding Course-Blended Learning
Lifeguard Certification (for those who do NOT have a current ARC Lifeguard certification):Register today for American Red Cross Lifeguard Learn lifesaving skills to help keep people safe in, on and around the water. Skills taught included: CPR, how to respond in an emergency, and proper technique for rescues in the water.Course length: approx. 22-24 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).Lifeguard Re-certification (for those who are currently certified or within 30 days of expiring)This lifeguard re-certification option is for currently certified (or expired within the last 30 days) lifeguards to practice and review their skills including water rescues, CPR/AED and first aid. This two day session will be a refresher and include a blended learning (online) segment prior to the in person training. Please plan to have completed the online skills at least one day prior to the schedule skills session. Course length: approx. 10-12 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).Please note, for either class...-Plan on getting in the water!-You must complete the online portion prior to the in person session-Please arrive with the following:     -your proof of e-learning completion     -swim suit     -towels     -lunch/snacks     -a refillable water bottle These jobs are in high demand! Plus, American Red Cross certification is recognized nationwide so you can work anywhere in the U.S.Physical Pre-Requisites for taking the class*:-Swim 300 meters-freestyle and breaststroke only-Tread water for 2 mins without using arm motions (legs only)-Swim down 9ft to bring a 10lb brick up to the surface, swim with brick approx 15 meters and exit pool (timed event)*We will test on these skills the first day of the class to ensure all participants are able to take the course.These classes will be in a blended learning format.  Information about pre-course requirements will be emailed out about two weeks before the start of the class.  Pre-course work must be completed in order for participation in the course.  No exceptions!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball March Sundays
This program is designed to help you get off the couch and on to a pickleball court near you. Come learn from a veteran racket sport instructor, David Cousins. David will teach participants the basic rules and skills of pickleball. This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with other beginner and advanced beginner players.Items to Bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Improvers Lessons - Improver Pickleball Lessons March Sundays
This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with advanced beginners and other improving players. Work on your Pickleball skills with Coach Dave! This program is intended for those who have already completed our Beginner Lessons, or those who have the fundamentals of Pickleball already down and are looking to bring themselves to the next level.  Items to bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson. No senior discount.Fridays - Min 8 / Max 12.Sundays and Wednesdays – Min 8 / Max 24.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM    Youth Open Gym - Youth Open Gym
Come drop in the South Portland Community Center for Youth Open Gym.Fall HoursSundays, Oct. 1 - December 31 (No program Dec 24)12:15p - 1:45pCost: $4.00 Res/ $5.00 NR*Participants must bring their own balls/ equipment*Youth under the ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Riot Pride Football Clinics - Flag Football Clinic
The clinics offer opportunities for players to practice basic football skills as well as learn the concepts, schemes and rules of the game. These clinics are fun and geared for kids who want to learn and get ready for the fall season! These sessions will be led by High School Head Football Coach, Aaron Filieo and our Flag Football Director, Gerry Brown. Other coaches will include future and current flag coaches, High School and Middle School players. Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Open Swim w/ 2-3 lap lanes No BOARD
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Girl Scouts - Renee Morrison Group
 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball Over 30 - SUNDAYS
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Adult Open swim w/ Lap lanes
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Adult Volleyball Open Gym - Volleyball Drop in @ SPCC
SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS October 1 - December 31 (No program 12/24)4:00 PM – 6:00 PMCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents  $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Volleyball Rental
 
Monday March 4, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim & Deep Water Aerobics
 
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March - 8am Session
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aerobics (NO LAPS)
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ RCC Beginners Only
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE - TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE MONDAYS
Seniors- are you feeling frustrated, intimidated or like you are not getting the full potential from your portable tech device such as cell phone, tablet or laptop? Did you know that you can get one-on-one tech assistance at the Senior Drop-In Center? Tech Time with Jae has new expanded hours on Monday and Wednesday mornings. If you can’t make it in during one of these times, simply drop in M-Th 9:00 a.m -2:30 p.m. and if time permits- Jae will give you a hand with your device.  If time does not permit - then complete a Tech Help intake form and Jae will call you to make an appointment. Get the most out of technology and remember that there are no dumb questions except those that don’t get asked! 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Class of SPHS 1969 Meeting
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    BRIDGE - BRIDGE
Calling all bridge players who already know how to play bridge to come to the drop in center and play bridge.  There is not anyone here that can help or knows how to play so you must know how to play to drop in.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    CARDS - CARDS - MONDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop in Center Monday and Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Sky-Jo, Samba, Hearts, Spades, Cribbage, etc. 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    HAND & FOOT - HAND & FOOT MONDAYS
Drop in one or two afternoons a week to play Hand & Foot on Mondays & Thursdays in the Senior Drop In Center!
 
12:00 PM - 8:45 PM    Primary Elections Setup
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Primary Elections Setup
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Intro to Dance - Intro To Dance Winter Session 1
Students will lean the fundamentals and basics of various styles of dance including jazz, tap, lyrical and hip hop through exercises and progressions. Flexibility and strength exercises will be incorporated into the class along with choreography. Students should bring a water bottle, wear comfortable clothing and have bare feet or wear ballet or jazz shoes if desired. Students should bring a pair of tap shoes to class or if they do not have tap shoes dress shoes will work fine.*the first date will be on Tuesday, January 16th to avoid conflicting with MLK DayIntro to Dance and Intro to Hip Hop will start Monday, Jan. 22* No program on 2/19 in observance of President's Day*No program on 4/15 in observance of Patriot's Day
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    ABF swim club
 
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice- King
 
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice-Aloes
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Intro to Hip Hop - Intro To Hip Hop Winter 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!Min 4/ Max 14Scholarships available- Application linked below*the first date will be on Tuesday, January 16th to avoid conflicting with MLK Day* No program on 2/19 in observance of President's Day*No program on 4/15 in observance of Patriot's DayIntro to Dance and Intro to Hip Hop will start Monday, Jan. 22
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    South Portland Fire Cheering - Rising Stars
South Portland Fire – Competitive CheerleadingOpen to Pre-K-8th grade who live in or attend school in South Portland. Teams will tentatively bebroken down by grade level as listed below but may be adjusted to accommodate the number ofparticipants who register to avoid turning families away. All teams will practice on Mondays and Wednesdays. Practice times will be released later this fall. Please register for the appropriate 2023-2024 grade level. For more information, please email Tracy Bissonnette at tracy.bissonnette@gmail.com. Rising Stars – Grades PK-2nd - $125-FULLShooting Stars- Grades 3-4th- $175Shining Stars- Grades 5-6th - $225-FULL Super Stars – Grades 7-8th - $225 COMPETITION SCHEDULE (tentative – subject to change)2/17/24 – Cheers from the Heart - Oxford Hills High School3/2/24 – Gray New Gloucester High School3/16/24 – South Portland High School3/30/24 – Maine Cheer Classic – Scarborough High SchoolMin 10 per team /Max 20 per team Practices: Monday and Wednesday evenings starting 11/6/23Specific practice times will be released once squads are createdPractices End: 4/5/24Registration opens on August 14th and ends on October 1stScholarships available- Application linked below
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Jamestown Court Condo Meeting
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Winter 2024 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 Mike Blanchard at mblanchard@southportland.orgSwimmers who have not been involved with RTSC in the last year must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Winter Session Evaluation: Wednesday, January 3rd at 6pm
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rec Lacrosse Practices
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Deep Water Aero & 2-3 laps
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Tuesday March 5, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
6:00 AM - 8:45 PM    Primary Elections
 
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM    Primary Elections
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim + Hydro Fitness
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Stroke Refinement Clinic & J.A.M.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    BOARD GAMES - BOARD GAMES
Drop-in to the senior center and play board games.We have a some board games available or bring your own!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Scarborough Schools
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONGG TUESDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop In Center on Tuesday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Vitality T'ai Chi for Seniors - T'ai Chi Tuesdays - T'AI CHI TUESDAYS - MARCH
This program incorporates “T’ai Chi Moving for Better Balance”, an 8 posture standing form, with elements of Musical T’ai Chi which uses periods of seated movement; both practices will be integrated by learning the Great Breathing technique from Shaolin & Chinese Medicine. The musical background will be calming, peaceful and yet invigorating as the play element in T’ai Chi will be emphasized. Instructor, Michael Elliott is a 49 year practitioner.Tuesdays T'ai Chi is held two Tuesdays a month offered on the dates listed.
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    TEA & TALK - TEA & TALK
Drop in to the senior center for a cup of tea on Tuesdays, a treat or two and sit and chat with friends. 
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    ABF swim club
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! March
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.Max of 25
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Shallow Water Aero + 2-3 Laps
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Wednesday March 6, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
6:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Primary Elections Breakdown
 
6:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Primary Elections Breakdown
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim & Deep Water Aerobics
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aerobics (NO LAPS)
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    GENTLE YOGA - Gentle Yoga Winter 2
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!Min 5/ Max 27
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS
Come learn and play this fun and exciting game of Mexican Train dominoes! It is a long game but so much fun!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE - TECH HELP WITH JAE WEDNESDAYS
Seniors- are you feeling frustrated, intimidated or like you are not getting the full potential from your portable tech device such as cell phone, tablet or laptop? Did you know that you can get one-on-one tech assistance at the Senior Drop-In Center? Tech Time with Jae has new expanded hours on Monday and Wednesday mornings. If you can’t make it in during one of these times, simply drop in M-Th 9:00 a.m -2:30 p.m. and if time permits- Jae will give you a hand with your device.  If time does not permit - then complete a Tech Help intake form and Jae will call you to make an appointment. Get the most out of technology and remember that there are no dumb questions except those that don’t get asked! 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    WORD GAMES - WORD GAMES
Drop in to the senior drop in center to play word games with friends. Word games are games such as Scrabble, Quiddler, Banagrams etc.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball 18+ - LUNCH TIME T/F
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS
Come learn and play this fun and exciting game of Mexican Train dominoes! It is a long game but so much fun!
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Free MS/HS Open Gym
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice- Caouette-FBC
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice-Pascale
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    ABF swim club
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Cheer Meeting
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    South Portland Fire Cheering - Shooting Stars
South Portland Fire – Competitive CheerleadingOpen to Pre-K-8th grade who live in or attend school in South Portland. Teams will tentatively bebroken down by grade level as listed below but may be adjusted to accommodate the number ofparticipants who register to avoid turning families away. All teams will practice on Mondays and Wednesdays. Practice times will be released later this fall. Please register for the appropriate 2023-2024 grade level. For more information, please email Tracy Bissonnette at tracy.bissonnette@gmail.com. Rising Stars – Grades PK-2nd - $125-FULLShooting Stars- Grades 3-4th- $175Shining Stars- Grades 5-6th - $225-FULL Super Stars – Grades 7-8th - $225 COMPETITION SCHEDULE (tentative – subject to change)2/17/24 – Cheers from the Heart - Oxford Hills High School3/2/24 – Gray New Gloucester High School3/16/24 – South Portland High School3/30/24 – Maine Cheer Classic – Scarborough High SchoolMin 10 per team /Max 20 per team Practices: Monday and Wednesday evenings starting 11/6/23Specific practice times will be released once squads are createdPractices End: 4/5/24Registration opens on August 14th and ends on October 1stScholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Winter 2024 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 Mike Blanchard at mblanchard@southportland.orgSwimmers who have not been involved with RTSC in the last year must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Winter Session Evaluation: Wednesday, January 3rd at 6pm
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    T-Ledge Condo Association Meeting
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Deep Water Aero & 2-3 laps
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Thursday March 7, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim + Hydro Fitness
 
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March - 8am Session
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Lap Swim + J.A.M.
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    CREATE & CHAT - CREATE & CHAT
Do you like to knit, sew, crochet or create masterpieces? Please bring whatever you are working on and join fellow crafters/knitters/sewers/crocheters/beaders (anything will do!) as we chat and share our ideas, tips and projects with each other.  Stay for the entire time or come and go anytime you please! Bring water & a cushion!! 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    SPHS Swim Club & Open Swim (NO LAPS)
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Unified Sports - Unified Sports Drop-in Program
Unified Sports Drop In ProgramThis inclusive drop in program combines individuals with and without intellectual and physical disabilities to participate together in a variety of sports.  Unified Sports is fun way to develop motor skills and teamwork while also fostering acceptance and creating new friendships among participants along the way.  Basketball, pickleball, kickball, dodgeball, floor hockey, badminton, flag football, cornhole, soccer and more!Max of 30
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    STEP INTO FITNESS - STEP INTO FITNESS - MARCH
Step into fitness!  Some LIGHT cardio mixed with weights and core and ending with some great stretches. Class must meet the minimum requirement or class will be canceled.
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Redbank Community Meeting
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    CARDS - CARDS - THURSDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop in Center Monday and Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Sky-Jo, Samba, Hearts, Spades, Cribbage, etc. 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    HAND & FOOT - HAND & FOOT THURSDAYS
Drop in one or two afternoons a week to play Hand & Foot on Mondays & Thursdays in the Senior Drop In Center!
 
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM    CHAIR FIT - CHAIR FIT - MARCH
Chair Fit is a great total body workout for everyone but perfect if you have trouble doing standing exercise. Cardio, strength and core all using a chair! Class must meet the minimum or class will be canceled.
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:30 PM - 4:15 PM    Free MS/HS Open Gym
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    ABF swim club
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! March
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.Max of 25
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice- Campbell
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Winter 2
MONDAY SPRING SESSION WILL START MARCH 11. Registration will close March 4 11:59P.Adult Basketball League format8 regular season gamesPlayoffs 10 team seeded single elimination.5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 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 rulesParticipants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to wdorsett@southportland.org once you register.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis. YOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Shallow Water Aero + 2-3 Laps
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice- Beaumont
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Friday March 8, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim & Deep Water Aerobics
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball March Fridays
This program is designed to help you get off the couch and on to a pickleball court near you. Come learn from a veteran racket sport instructor, David Cousins. David will teach participants the basic rules and skills of pickleball. This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with other beginner and advanced beginner players.Items to Bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aerobics (NO LAPS)
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Meeting / Barbara
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Pickleball - Improvers Lessons - Improver Pickleball Lessons March Fridays
This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with advanced beginners and other improving players. Work on your Pickleball skills with Coach Dave! This program is intended for those who have already completed our Beginner Lessons, or those who have the fundamentals of Pickleball already down and are looking to bring themselves to the next level.  Items to bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson. No senior discount.Fridays - Min 8 / Max 12.Sundays and Wednesdays – Min 8 / Max 24.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONGG FRIDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop In Center on Tuesday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Preschool Art - Preschool Art
Looking for a fun and creative opportunity for you and your little one? Come join us at Redbank Community Center for an hour of arts and crafts. Each day will have a fun and creative painting or coloring activity.Instructor Rachel Morin
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Watercolor Workshop - Watercolors Part 2
Possibilities are endless. The focus of this course will be to continue expanding our repertoire of techniques. We will explore and master the specifically challenging topics of water, shadow, and figures.  Introduction to Watercolors The objectives of this class are to develop, at an introductory level, abilities in watercolor painting. Students will acquire an understanding of the tools and terms in this medium. We will experiment with dry, damp and 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 techniques.  Supply list available.  Watercolors Part 2 - NEW DATES 11/3 - 12/8Building on our beginners’ course, we will explore a host of new and traditional techniques. At each class we will present and resolve problems in rendering skies, rocks, trees, water, and figures. Supply list available.Min 4/Max 15   (No Senior discount) Instructor:  Pauline CookSupply List for Introduction to WatercolorsPaper: Arches 100% Cotton 140 pound Rough - 7" x 10" or largerBrushes: Size 7", 8", or 9" Round of a decent quality   Watercolor brushes available at local craft stores are adequate               Size 1/2" to 1" Square   of a decent quality               Rigger or small Detail   Number 1 is fineWatercolor Paint: Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Sienna, Cadmium Yellow, Alizarin Crimson                Drawing board (any material will suffice) 10 x 10 (at the least)Pallette (a white dish will be fine)Masking tape - 1/2" to 3/4" (Hardware quality is fine)  PencilEraserPaper towels, sponge, soft rag  (any or all)2 water containers    (6oz - 8oz will do)Utility knife or a used credit cardSpray bottle (fine mist)  Supply List for Phase II WatercolorsOriginal Supplies and Tools (see required list for Intro to Watercolor)Additions are:Brushes:  A small Fan Brush  (#1 - at your discretion)               A mop brush  (at your discretion - used for washes)Paints:    White Gouache, Payne's Gray, Burnt Umber, Yellow Ochre,                              Cadmium Red, Hooker's Green Lt, Cadmium Orange
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    HS Swim Club
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim no laps
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball 18+ - LUNCH TIME T/F
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM    SENIOR CORNHOLE - SENIOR CORNHOLE
Come join us to play Cornhole at the South Portland Community Center!  Please try to pre-register before attending the program.  Drop-ins always welcome! 
 
2:32 PM - 6:00 PM    Middle School swim meets
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Karate Kids - Karate Kids: Winter 2
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.Instructor: Dragon Fire Martial ArtsMin 10/Max 25Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Swim meet Falmouth v Windham
 
5:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Kid's Night Out - March Kids Night Out
Drop your children off at the South Portland Community Center for a fun night out where they will enjoy a pizza party, gym games, arts & crafts, swimming (if pool availability allows), and a movie. Please send sneakers, swimsuit and towel. This event is for children in K – 5th grade. Minimum of 20/maximum of 30.Sibling Discount:Residents: $30 for the first child, $20 for each additional child.Non-resident: $40 for the first child, $30 for each additional child.*Note - discount will be applied at checkout!
 
5:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Kid's Night Out - March Kids Night Out
Drop your children off at the South Portland Community Center for a fun night out where they will enjoy a pizza party, gym games, arts & crafts, swimming (if pool availability allows), and a movie. Please send sneakers, swimsuit and towel. This event is for children in K – 5th grade. Minimum of 20/maximum of 30.Sibling Discount:Residents: $30 for the first child, $20 for each additional child.Non-resident: $40 for the first child, $30 for each additional child.*Note - discount will be applied at checkout!
 
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM    Rhythmic Gymnastics - Rhythmic Gymnastics: March- Fridays
Inspiring the next generation of gymnasts.In Rhythmic Gymnastics, We aim to build a strong body and spark your curiosity while inspiring you to discover your talents. This Program will shape your young ladies into Strong, passionate, and disciplined women. We are dedicated to helping every child to have the opportunity to reach their goals and maximum potential in this sport.Our Mission goes far beyond gymnastics – We strive to create a healthy and positive environment for families and individuals to come and grow. We aim to inspire a new generation of gymnasts to work on their balance, flexibility,and body control while developing their confidence and self-esteem.The 5 Benefits of Rhythmic Gymnastics are:1. Team Building2. Proprioception Influence3. Reduce stress and pressure4. Builds Confidence5. GritClasses will run for 1 hour and fifteenMeet the talented and award-winning instructor, Asya Vinokur; who will show you how to move and express yourself with Rhythm and Grace!Hi there! My name is Asya Vinokur and I am a former elite-level competitive national gymnast who has won numerous medals and titles throughout the tri-state area of New York and surrounding states. I am proud to say that I have taken home titles such as N.Y. State champion, and Regional champion, and consistently stayed in the top 3 rankings for years.I have also qualified for Eastern/Western Opens and National Championships, ranking in the top 15 nationwide, which earned me elite-level status. Additionally, I have competed in invitational competitions nationwide during my 12-year career as a professional rhythmic gymnast.I was born in Belarus and came to the United States with my family at the age of 4. Growing up, I was born into a family of national team athletes, with my mother Valentina being a master of sport in equestrian riding and my father Dmitry being a master of sport for wrestling. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, where I started practicing rhythmic gymnastics at the age of 6 and quickly progressed and excelled at the sport.Thank you for taking the time to learn a bit about me and Can’t wait to see you in class!Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    PPOL CLOSED maintenance
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ RCC Evenings
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Saturday March 9, 2024
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Lifeguard Class
 
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Lifeguarding and Recertifying Classes - Lifeguard Recertification Course-Blended Learning
Lifeguard Certification (for those who do NOT have a current ARC Lifeguard certification):Register today for American Red Cross Lifeguard Learn lifesaving skills to help keep people safe in, on and around the water. Skills taught included: CPR, how to respond in an emergency, and proper technique for rescues in the water.Course length: approx. 22-24 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).Lifeguard Re-certification (for those who are currently certified or within 30 days of expiring)This lifeguard re-certification option is for currently certified (or expired within the last 30 days) lifeguards to practice and review their skills including water rescues, CPR/AED and first aid. This two day session will be a refresher and include a blended learning (online) segment prior to the in person training. Please plan to have completed the online skills at least one day prior to the schedule skills session. Course length: approx. 10-12 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).Please note, for either class...-Plan on getting in the water!-You must complete the online portion prior to the in person session-Please arrive with the following:     -your proof of e-learning completion     -swim suit     -towels     -lunch/snacks     -a refillable water bottle These jobs are in high demand! Plus, American Red Cross certification is recognized nationwide so you can work anywhere in the U.S.Physical Pre-Requisites for taking the class*:-Swim 300 meters-freestyle and breaststroke only-Tread water for 2 mins without using arm motions (legs only)-Swim down 9ft to bring a 10lb brick up to the surface, swim with brick approx 15 meters and exit pool (timed event)*We will test on these skills the first day of the class to ensure all participants are able to take the course.These classes will be in a blended learning format.  Information about pre-course requirements will be emailed out about two weeks before the start of the class.  Pre-course work must be completed in order for participation in the course.  No exceptions!
 
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Lifeguarding and Recertifying Classes - Lifeguarding Course-Blended Learning
Lifeguard Certification (for those who do NOT have a current ARC Lifeguard certification):Register today for American Red Cross Lifeguard Learn lifesaving skills to help keep people safe in, on and around the water. Skills taught included: CPR, how to respond in an emergency, and proper technique for rescues in the water.Course length: approx. 22-24 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).Lifeguard Re-certification (for those who are currently certified or within 30 days of expiring)This lifeguard re-certification option is for currently certified (or expired within the last 30 days) lifeguards to practice and review their skills including water rescues, CPR/AED and first aid. This two day session will be a refresher and include a blended learning (online) segment prior to the in person training. Please plan to have completed the online skills at least one day prior to the schedule skills session. Course length: approx. 10-12 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).Please note, for either class...-Plan on getting in the water!-You must complete the online portion prior to the in person session-Please arrive with the following:     -your proof of e-learning completion     -swim suit     -towels     -lunch/snacks     -a refillable water bottle These jobs are in high demand! Plus, American Red Cross certification is recognized nationwide so you can work anywhere in the U.S.Physical Pre-Requisites for taking the class*:-Swim 300 meters-freestyle and breaststroke only-Tread water for 2 mins without using arm motions (legs only)-Swim down 9ft to bring a 10lb brick up to the surface, swim with brick approx 15 meters and exit pool (timed event)*We will test on these skills the first day of the class to ensure all participants are able to take the course.These classes will be in a blended learning format.  Information about pre-course requirements will be emailed out about two weeks before the start of the class.  Pre-course work must be completed in order for participation in the course.  No exceptions!
 
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM    Start Smart Sports - Start Smart Baseball
South Portland Rec will be offering 6 week sessions, each session focusing on a different sport. Lead by South Portland rec staff, we will be following the outline provided by Start Smart Sports, designed for children ages 3-5. What is Start Smart? Start Smart was developed by top motor skill development specialists in the field of youth sports. Parent-child groups perform motor skill tasks that gradually build confidence in children while they are having fun at the same time. Start Smart participants will develop proper motor skills without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt that will allow them to enjoy and succeed in their youth sports future!Min 6/Max 15Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    PILLOW HOCKEY - Pillow Hockey
It's Pillow Hockey season! This program has been a spring tradition in South Portland for many years. This is a co-ed league for children who would like to have a chance to play with others on Saturday mornings. Pillow Hockey is a modified form of floor hockey, using soft round "Q-tip" - like sticks and a soft ball. All children will receive a T-shirt. Parents will hear from their child's coach the week prior to the first game. There are no practices for this program. Games will take place at  Redbank Community Gym. Min 20/Max 60Deadline to Register is Feb. 16.Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM    School Union Meeting
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Riot Pride Football Clinics - Football Clinic
The clinics offer opportunities for players to practice basic football skills as well as learn the concepts, schemes and rules of the game. These clinics are fun and geared for kids who want to learn and get ready for the fall season! These sessions will be led by High School Head Football Coach, Aaron Filieo and our Flag Football Director, Gerry Brown. Other coaches will include future and current flag coaches, High School and Middle School players. Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Beginner Soft Pastel: Underpaintings and Simple Forms - Beginner Soft Pastel: Underpaintings and Simple Forms
This 5 class series will teach beginner pastelists how to create underpaintings with mixed media including mediums such as acrylic, gesso, and watercolor.  Pastel will be added on top of the underpainting layer.  The class will teach how to create fruit, flowers, and simple landscape scenes with vibrant underpaintings.   In addition, students will learn how to use pastels to achieve both a dimensional and finished painting look.  All classes will include step-by-step instructions.  No experience needed.  Supplies are included in class. Min 4 / Max 14Instructor: Joan Quinn
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    FLOOR HOCKEY - Floor Hockey
Leave the skates behind and join the best (and only) floor hockey league in town. This co-ed league is for children who would like to have a chance to play floor hockey with others on Saturday afternoons (no weekday practices). Children will be placed on teams and will hear from their child’s coach the week prior to the first game. Games will take place at Redbank Community Center Gym. All children will receive a t-shirt. Mouth guards are required and are not provided by the SPCC. Minimum 20/ Maximum 60.Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM    Cupcake Decorating Classes - St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes - March 9
Come decorate four themed cupcakes per class with Melissa Remington owner of Lissa's Cupcakes. During this class, you will learn basic piping and decorating techniques to make your cupcakes pop. Min 8 / Max 15Instructor: Melissa RemingtonSwiftie Cupcakes – January 13 - RESCHEDULED for February 24Valentine’s Day Cupcakes – February 10St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes – March 9Spring Bouquet Cupcakes – April 13
 
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Youth Open Gym (Prek-Gr. 12)
 
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Girl Scouts - Renee Morrison Group
 
Sunday March 10, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym - Sundays (40+)
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Lifeguard Class
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Lifeguarding and Recertifying Classes - Lifeguard Recertification Course-Blended Learning
Lifeguard Certification (for those who do NOT have a current ARC Lifeguard certification):Register today for American Red Cross Lifeguard Learn lifesaving skills to help keep people safe in, on and around the water. Skills taught included: CPR, how to respond in an emergency, and proper technique for rescues in the water.Course length: approx. 22-24 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).Lifeguard Re-certification (for those who are currently certified or within 30 days of expiring)This lifeguard re-certification option is for currently certified (or expired within the last 30 days) lifeguards to practice and review their skills including water rescues, CPR/AED and first aid. This two day session will be a refresher and include a blended learning (online) segment prior to the in person training. Please plan to have completed the online skills at least one day prior to the schedule skills session. Course length: approx. 10-12 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).Please note, for either class...-Plan on getting in the water!-You must complete the online portion prior to the in person session-Please arrive with the following:     -your proof of e-learning completion     -swim suit     -towels     -lunch/snacks     -a refillable water bottle These jobs are in high demand! Plus, American Red Cross certification is recognized nationwide so you can work anywhere in the U.S.Physical Pre-Requisites for taking the class*:-Swim 300 meters-freestyle and breaststroke only-Tread water for 2 mins without using arm motions (legs only)-Swim down 9ft to bring a 10lb brick up to the surface, swim with brick approx 15 meters and exit pool (timed event)*We will test on these skills the first day of the class to ensure all participants are able to take the course.These classes will be in a blended learning format.  Information about pre-course requirements will be emailed out about two weeks before the start of the class.  Pre-course work must be completed in order for participation in the course.  No exceptions!
 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Lifeguarding and Recertifying Classes - Lifeguarding Course-Blended Learning
Lifeguard Certification (for those who do NOT have a current ARC Lifeguard certification):Register today for American Red Cross Lifeguard Learn lifesaving skills to help keep people safe in, on and around the water. Skills taught included: CPR, how to respond in an emergency, and proper technique for rescues in the water.Course length: approx. 22-24 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).Lifeguard Re-certification (for those who are currently certified or within 30 days of expiring)This lifeguard re-certification option is for currently certified (or expired within the last 30 days) lifeguards to practice and review their skills including water rescues, CPR/AED and first aid. This two day session will be a refresher and include a blended learning (online) segment prior to the in person training. Please plan to have completed the online skills at least one day prior to the schedule skills session. Course length: approx. 10-12 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).Please note, for either class...-Plan on getting in the water!-You must complete the online portion prior to the in person session-Please arrive with the following:     -your proof of e-learning completion     -swim suit     -towels     -lunch/snacks     -a refillable water bottle These jobs are in high demand! Plus, American Red Cross certification is recognized nationwide so you can work anywhere in the U.S.Physical Pre-Requisites for taking the class*:-Swim 300 meters-freestyle and breaststroke only-Tread water for 2 mins without using arm motions (legs only)-Swim down 9ft to bring a 10lb brick up to the surface, swim with brick approx 15 meters and exit pool (timed event)*We will test on these skills the first day of the class to ensure all participants are able to take the course.These classes will be in a blended learning format.  Information about pre-course requirements will be emailed out about two weeks before the start of the class.  Pre-course work must be completed in order for participation in the course.  No exceptions!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball March Sundays
This program is designed to help you get off the couch and on to a pickleball court near you. Come learn from a veteran racket sport instructor, David Cousins. David will teach participants the basic rules and skills of pickleball. This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with other beginner and advanced beginner players.Items to Bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM    Rhythmic Gymnastics - Rhythmic Gymnastics: March-Sundays S2
Inspiring the next generation of gymnasts.In Rhythmic Gymnastics, We aim to build a strong body and spark your curiosity while inspiring you to discover your talents. This Program will shape your young ladies into Strong, passionate, and disciplined women. We are dedicated to helping every child to have the opportunity to reach their goals and maximum potential in this sport.Our Mission goes far beyond gymnastics – We strive to create a healthy and positive environment for families and individuals to come and grow. We aim to inspire a new generation of gymnasts to work on their balance, flexibility,and body control while developing their confidence and self-esteem.The 5 Benefits of Rhythmic Gymnastics are:1. Team Building2. Proprioception Influence3. Reduce stress and pressure4. Builds Confidence5. GritClasses will run for 1 hour and fifteenMeet the talented and award-winning instructor, Asya Vinokur; who will show you how to move and express yourself with Rhythm and Grace!Hi there! My name is Asya Vinokur and I am a former elite-level competitive national gymnast who has won numerous medals and titles throughout the tri-state area of New York and surrounding states. I am proud to say that I have taken home titles such as N.Y. State champion, and Regional champion, and consistently stayed in the top 3 rankings for years.I have also qualified for Eastern/Western Opens and National Championships, ranking in the top 15 nationwide, which earned me elite-level status. Additionally, I have competed in invitational competitions nationwide during my 12-year career as a professional rhythmic gymnast.I was born in Belarus and came to the United States with my family at the age of 4. Growing up, I was born into a family of national team athletes, with my mother Valentina being a master of sport in equestrian riding and my father Dmitry being a master of sport for wrestling. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, where I started practicing rhythmic gymnastics at the age of 6 and quickly progressed and excelled at the sport.Thank you for taking the time to learn a bit about me and Can’t wait to see you in class!Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Improvers Lessons - Improver Pickleball Lessons March Sundays
This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with advanced beginners and other improving players. Work on your Pickleball skills with Coach Dave! This program is intended for those who have already completed our Beginner Lessons, or those who have the fundamentals of Pickleball already down and are looking to bring themselves to the next level.  Items to bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson. No senior discount.Fridays - Min 8 / Max 12.Sundays and Wednesdays – Min 8 / Max 24.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM    Youth Open Gym - Youth Open Gym
Come drop in the South Portland Community Center for Youth Open Gym.Fall HoursSundays, Oct. 1 - December 31 (No program Dec 24)12:15p - 1:45pCost: $4.00 Res/ $5.00 NR*Participants must bring their own balls/ equipment*Youth under the ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Riot Pride Football Clinics - Flag Football Clinic
The clinics offer opportunities for players to practice basic football skills as well as learn the concepts, schemes and rules of the game. These clinics are fun and geared for kids who want to learn and get ready for the fall season! These sessions will be led by High School Head Football Coach, Aaron Filieo and our Flag Football Director, Gerry Brown. Other coaches will include future and current flag coaches, High School and Middle School players. Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Open Swim w/ 2-3 lap lanes No BOARD
 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball Over 30 - SUNDAYS
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Adult Open swim w/ Lap lanes
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Adult Volleyball Open Gym - Volleyball Drop in @ SPCC
SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS October 1 - December 31 (No program 12/24)4:00 PM – 6:00 PMCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents  $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Volleyball Rental
 
Monday March 11, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim & Deep Water Aerobics
 
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March - 8am Session
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aerobics (NO LAPS)
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ RCC Beginners Only
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE - TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE MONDAYS
Seniors- are you feeling frustrated, intimidated or like you are not getting the full potential from your portable tech device such as cell phone, tablet or laptop? Did you know that you can get one-on-one tech assistance at the Senior Drop-In Center? Tech Time with Jae has new expanded hours on Monday and Wednesday mornings. If you can’t make it in during one of these times, simply drop in M-Th 9:00 a.m -2:30 p.m. and if time permits- Jae will give you a hand with your device.  If time does not permit - then complete a Tech Help intake form and Jae will call you to make an appointment. Get the most out of technology and remember that there are no dumb questions except those that don’t get asked! 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Class of SPHS 1969 Meeting
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    BRIDGE - BRIDGE
Calling all bridge players who already know how to play bridge to come to the drop in center and play bridge.  There is not anyone here that can help or knows how to play so you must know how to play to drop in.
 
10:15 AM - 2:30 PM    UNE ART GALLERY EXHIBIT: TIDAL SHIFT: WORK FROM THE SEARSPORT ECOARTS RESIDENCY - UNE ART GALLERY EXHIBIT: TIDAL SHIFT; WORK FROM THE SEARSPORT ECOARTS RESIDENCY
View work from the first suite of artists-in-residence at the Searsport Eco Arts Residency (SEAR). SEAR is the first residency in Maine that is focused on exploring ecology, and provides a unique opportunity for artists to work on Sears Island.  “Tidal Shift” will highlight the work of SEAR’s inaugural year of artists. An artist or curator to introduce the exhibit will meet us and they will talk about the different pieces on view. Lunch out.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    CARDS - CARDS - MONDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop in Center Monday and Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Sky-Jo, Samba, Hearts, Spades, Cribbage, etc. 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    HAND & FOOT - HAND & FOOT MONDAYS
Drop in one or two afternoons a week to play Hand & Foot on Mondays & Thursdays in the Senior Drop In Center!
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM    Free MS/HS Open Gym
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Intro to Dance - Intro To Dance Winter Session 2
Students will lean the fundamentals and basics of various styles of dance including jazz, tap, lyrical and hip hop through exercises and progressions. Flexibility and strength exercises will be incorporated into the class along with choreography. Students should bring a water bottle, wear comfortable clothing and have bare feet or wear ballet or jazz shoes if desired. Students should bring a pair of tap shoes to class or if they do not have tap shoes dress shoes will work fine.*the first date will be on Tuesday, January 16th to avoid conflicting with MLK DayIntro to Dance and Intro to Hip Hop will start Monday, Jan. 22* No program on 2/19 in observance of President's Day*No program on 4/15 in observance of Patriot's Day
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    ABF swim club
 
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice- King
 
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice-Aloes
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Maine Senior Games Meeting
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Intro to Hip Hop - Intro To Hip Hop Winter Session 2
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!Min 4/ Max 14Scholarships available- Application linked below*the first date will be on Tuesday, January 16th to avoid conflicting with MLK Day* No program on 2/19 in observance of President's Day*No program on 4/15 in observance of Patriot's DayIntro to Dance and Intro to Hip Hop will start Monday, Jan. 22
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    South Portland Fire Cheering - Rising Stars
South Portland Fire – Competitive CheerleadingOpen to Pre-K-8th grade who live in or attend school in South Portland. Teams will tentatively bebroken down by grade level as listed below but may be adjusted to accommodate the number ofparticipants who register to avoid turning families away. All teams will practice on Mondays and Wednesdays. Practice times will be released later this fall. Please register for the appropriate 2023-2024 grade level. For more information, please email Tracy Bissonnette at tracy.bissonnette@gmail.com. Rising Stars – Grades PK-2nd - $125-FULLShooting Stars- Grades 3-4th- $175Shining Stars- Grades 5-6th - $225-FULL Super Stars – Grades 7-8th - $225 COMPETITION SCHEDULE (tentative – subject to change)2/17/24 – Cheers from the Heart - Oxford Hills High School3/2/24 – Gray New Gloucester High School3/16/24 – South Portland High School3/30/24 – Maine Cheer Classic – Scarborough High SchoolMin 10 per team /Max 20 per team Practices: Monday and Wednesday evenings starting 11/6/23Specific practice times will be released once squads are createdPractices End: 4/5/24Registration opens on August 14th and ends on October 1stScholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Winter 2024 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 Mike Blanchard at mblanchard@southportland.orgSwimmers who have not been involved with RTSC in the last year must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Winter Session Evaluation: Wednesday, January 3rd at 6pm
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rec Lacrosse Practices
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Monday League - Spring
MONDAY SPRING SESSION WILL START MARCH 11. Registration will close March 4 11:59P.Adult Basketball League format8 regular season gamesPlayoffs 10 team seeded single elimination.5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 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 rulesParticipants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to wdorsett@southportland.org once you register.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis. YOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM    Jazz & Hip Hop - Jazz & Hip Hop Winter Session 2
Jazz and Hip Hop Dance class is a great, upbeat, energetic class that will give dancers the opportunity to learn and progress in both styles of dance, half the class focusing on jazz dance and the other half focusing on hip hop. Suitable for dancers that have some dance experience or beginner dancers, the class will move at a pace for dancers ages 7-11.Instructor: Drouin Dance CenterScholarships available- Application linked below*the first date will be on Tuesday, January 16th to avoid conflicting with MLK Day
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Deep Water Aero & 2-3 laps
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Tuesday March 12, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim + Hydro Fitness
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Stroke Refinement Clinic & J.A.M.
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    BOARD GAMES - BOARD GAMES
Drop-in to the senior center and play board games.We have a some board games available or bring your own!
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    POP - Preschool Open Play - POP - Preschool Open Play
Looking for ways to get some energy out and meet new families in the community?  Drop in to our POP program and have some fun with your child/family.  We will provide the equipment and activity space! Parents/guardians must supervise their child at all times. This is a drop in program. Please pay the supervisor at the start of each day.No program November 7.Scholarships available- Application linked below*Please be aware that the start time for POP has been moved to 9:30am
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    MONTHLY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS - MONTHLY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS
Monthly birthday celebrations with cakes, cupcakes or treats and birthday bags for you if it is your birthday month! Come celebrate with others when it is their birthday month and invite others to come celebrate with you when it is your month! Please register for food and birthday bag purposes. Thank you!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Scarborough Schools
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    COOKING MATTERS - SENIORS - COOKING MATTERS - SENIORS
Cooking Matters offers a FREE series of hands-on cooking and nutrition classes. This 6-week course will give you the skills to shop, cook, and eat healthy foods while staying within your food budget. In addition to enjoying new recipes together each week, participants will receive a cookbook and take-home groceries. Must register. DO NOT JUST SHOW UP.Instructor: Sarah Somes, Heatlh Promotion Coordinator, Maine SNAP-ed
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball 18+ - LUNCH TIME T/F
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONGG TUESDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop In Center on Tuesday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    TEA & TALK - TEA & TALK
Drop in to the senior center for a cup of tea on Tuesdays, a treat or two and sit and chat with friends. 
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Free MS/HS Open Gym
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    MS Rec BBall Practice- Hart
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    ABF swim club
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! March
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.Max of 25
 
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM    Girl Scout Meeting (Fauth
 
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM    Girl Scout Mtg - Shannon Hanley
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Lacrosse March Madness - Lacrosse March Madness- Youth Girls
MS Boys Lacrosse March Madness! Join the South Portland Middle School boy's lacrosse coaches and get ready for lacrosse season!  Clinics are for experienced lacrosse players or new players committed to playing middle school (7/8 grade) boys lacrosse this season.Clinics will focus on fundamental lacrosse skills and athlete development: stick skills, athleticism and conditioning to help prepare athletes for their full-field boy's lacrosse season this April. Required: Participants must have all required lacrosse equipment:  a lacrosse helmet, gloves, shoulder pads/chest protector, arm pads, stick, dry running/athletic footwear (to change into) for the gym and a water bottle for each session. Youth Girls Lacrosse March Madness! Join the South Portland Girls Youth Lacrosse Coaches and get ready for lacrosse season! Clinics will focus on fundamental lacrosse skills and competitive games to help prepare kids for their lacrosse season this April.  Clinics are for new or experienced lacrosse players that will be playing 3/4 or 5/6 grade girls lacrosse this season. Required: Participants must have a girls lacrosse stick, lacrosse/field hockey goggles, dry running/athletic footwear (to change into) for the gym, a water bottle and a positive attitude!
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    High School Rec Basketball League - HIGH SCHOOL REC BASKETBALL LEAGUE
REGISTRATION DEADLINE - DECEMBER 5League Philosophy South Portland Parks & Recreation runs a recreational High School aged basketball league for players in the Southern Maine community. The main purpose of this league is to provide a safe environment where players have the opportunity to participate in a competitive program. In addition to the league rules, we feel strongly that all players should have the chance to participate, and that player development, not winning, should be the ultimate goal.The objective of this league from a recreational standpoint shall be: To instruct players in the rules, techniques and principles of basketball while helping to develop the physical, social and emotional needs of each player. To develop spirit of fair play and sportsmanship for the betterment of youth sports Remembering that these games are for the players, not the adults. League DetailsThis league provides an opportunity for any student in grades 9-12 not playing on their school team to play basketball this winter. HS players can make their own teams however each team must have a qualified coach. Coaches must be 21, complete a volunteer coach’s application and are subject to a criminal background check. The coach will submit the roster to Breese Reagle at jreagle@southportland.org. Each player on the roster must be registered through the rec. All games and practices are weeknights (schedule TBD). All players and coaches must complete a Code of Conduct Form to participate in this league.SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE. See linked scholarship application below.Dates: January – March Days: Tuesday Games Time: weeknight games & practices Location: Practices at Redbank Gym or SPCC, Games in South Portland Cost: $80.00 Residents and $90.00 Non-ResidentsPre-Season MeetingDATE: December 12thScholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    High School Rec Basketball League - HIGH SCHOOL REC BASKETBALL- Outside Organization Team Registration
REGISTRATION DEADLINE - DECEMBER 5League Philosophy South Portland Parks & Recreation runs a recreational High School aged basketball league for players in the Southern Maine community. The main purpose of this league is to provide a safe environment where players have the opportunity to participate in a competitive program. In addition to the league rules, we feel strongly that all players should have the chance to participate, and that player development, not winning, should be the ultimate goal.The objective of this league from a recreational standpoint shall be: To instruct players in the rules, techniques and principles of basketball while helping to develop the physical, social and emotional needs of each player. To develop spirit of fair play and sportsmanship for the betterment of youth sports Remembering that these games are for the players, not the adults. League DetailsThis league provides an opportunity for any student in grades 9-12 not playing on their school team to play basketball this winter. HS players can make their own teams however each team must have a qualified coach. Coaches must be 21, complete a volunteer coach’s application and are subject to a criminal background check. The coach will submit the roster to Breese Reagle at jreagle@southportland.org. Each player on the roster must be registered through the rec. All games and practices are weeknights (schedule TBD). All players and coaches must complete a Code of Conduct Form to participate in this league.SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE. See linked scholarship application below.Dates: January – March Days: Tuesday Games Time: weeknight games & practices Location: Practices at Redbank Gym or SPCC, Games in South Portland Cost: $80.00 Residents and $90.00 Non-ResidentsPre-Season MeetingDATE: December 12thScholarships available- Application linked below
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Shallow Water Aero + 2-3 Laps
 
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Lacrosse March Madness - Lacrosse March Madness- MS Boys
MS Boys Lacrosse March Madness! Join the South Portland Middle School boy's lacrosse coaches and get ready for lacrosse season!  Clinics are for experienced lacrosse players or new players committed to playing middle school (7/8 grade) boys lacrosse this season.Clinics will focus on fundamental lacrosse skills and athlete development: stick skills, athleticism and conditioning to help prepare athletes for their full-field boy's lacrosse season this April. Required: Participants must have all required lacrosse equipment:  a lacrosse helmet, gloves, shoulder pads/chest protector, arm pads, stick, dry running/athletic footwear (to change into) for the gym and a water bottle for each session. Youth Girls Lacrosse March Madness! Join the South Portland Girls Youth Lacrosse Coaches and get ready for lacrosse season! Clinics will focus on fundamental lacrosse skills and competitive games to help prepare kids for their lacrosse season this April.  Clinics are for new or experienced lacrosse players that will be playing 3/4 or 5/6 grade girls lacrosse this season. Required: Participants must have a girls lacrosse stick, lacrosse/field hockey goggles, dry running/athletic footwear (to change into) for the gym, a water bottle and a positive attitude!
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Wednesday March 13, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim & Deep Water Aerobics
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aerobics (NO LAPS)
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ RCC Beginners Only
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    GENTLE YOGA - Gentle Yoga Winter 2
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!Min 5/ Max 27
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS
Come learn and play this fun and exciting game of Mexican Train dominoes! It is a long game but so much fun!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE - TECH HELP WITH JAE WEDNESDAYS
Seniors- are you feeling frustrated, intimidated or like you are not getting the full potential from your portable tech device such as cell phone, tablet or laptop? Did you know that you can get one-on-one tech assistance at the Senior Drop-In Center? Tech Time with Jae has new expanded hours on Monday and Wednesday mornings. If you can’t make it in during one of these times, simply drop in M-Th 9:00 a.m -2:30 p.m. and if time permits- Jae will give you a hand with your device.  If time does not permit - then complete a Tech Help intake form and Jae will call you to make an appointment. Get the most out of technology and remember that there are no dumb questions except those that don’t get asked! 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Wellness Chair Massages
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    WORD GAMES - WORD GAMES
Drop in to the senior drop in center to play word games with friends. Word games are games such as Scrabble, Quiddler, Banagrams etc.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball 18+ - LUNCH TIME T/F
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS
Come learn and play this fun and exciting game of Mexican Train dominoes! It is a long game but so much fun!
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    MAINE JEWISH MUSEUM TOUR - MAINE JEWISH MUSEUM TOUR
The museum is housed within the restored Etz Chaim Synagogue, a turn-of-the-century house of worship. The museum is a venue for contemporary art exhibitions featuring established, Jewish-connected, and Maine-connected artists. The museum also houses Jack Montgomery’s photo exhibit of Holocaust survivors who settled in Maine, an exhibition of Maine Jewish History, an interactive exhibition “Maine Synagogues Past and Present” and the Maine Jewish Hall of Fame. 
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:30 PM - 4:15 PM    Free MS/HS Open Gym
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice- Caouette-FBC
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice-Pascale
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    ABF swim club
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Cheer Meeting
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Youth Cheer Meeting
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    South Portland Fire Cheering - Shooting Stars
South Portland Fire – Competitive CheerleadingOpen to Pre-K-8th grade who live in or attend school in South Portland. Teams will tentatively bebroken down by grade level as listed below but may be adjusted to accommodate the number ofparticipants who register to avoid turning families away. All teams will practice on Mondays and Wednesdays. Practice times will be released later this fall. Please register for the appropriate 2023-2024 grade level. For more information, please email Tracy Bissonnette at tracy.bissonnette@gmail.com. Rising Stars – Grades PK-2nd - $125-FULLShooting Stars- Grades 3-4th- $175Shining Stars- Grades 5-6th - $225-FULL Super Stars – Grades 7-8th - $225 COMPETITION SCHEDULE (tentative – subject to change)2/17/24 – Cheers from the Heart - Oxford Hills High School3/2/24 – Gray New Gloucester High School3/16/24 – South Portland High School3/30/24 – Maine Cheer Classic – Scarborough High SchoolMin 10 per team /Max 20 per team Practices: Monday and Wednesday evenings starting 11/6/23Specific practice times will be released once squads are createdPractices End: 4/5/24Registration opens on August 14th and ends on October 1stScholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Rip Tide Swim Club - Winter 2024 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 Mike Blanchard at mblanchard@southportland.orgSwimmers who have not been involved with RTSC in the last year must attend the evaluation night or their registration will be removed.Winter Session Evaluation: Wednesday, January 3rd at 6pm
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Deep Water Aero & 2-3 laps
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym - WEDNESDAYS
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Thursday March 14, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim + Hydro Fitness
 
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March - 8am Session
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Lap Swim + J.A.M.
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    CREATE & CHAT - CREATE & CHAT
Do you like to knit, sew, crochet or create masterpieces? Please bring whatever you are working on and join fellow crafters/knitters/sewers/crocheters/beaders (anything will do!) as we chat and share our ideas, tips and projects with each other.  Stay for the entire time or come and go anytime you please! Bring water & a cushion!! 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    SPHS Swim Club & Open Swim (NO LAPS)
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Unified Sports - Unified Sports Drop-in Program
Unified Sports Drop In ProgramThis inclusive drop in program combines individuals with and without intellectual and physical disabilities to participate together in a variety of sports.  Unified Sports is fun way to develop motor skills and teamwork while also fostering acceptance and creating new friendships among participants along the way.  Basketball, pickleball, kickball, dodgeball, floor hockey, badminton, flag football, cornhole, soccer and more!Max of 30
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    STEP INTO FITNESS - STEP INTO FITNESS - MARCH
Step into fitness!  Some LIGHT cardio mixed with weights and core and ending with some great stretches. Class must meet the minimum requirement or class will be canceled.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    CARDS - CARDS - THURSDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop in Center Monday and Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Sky-Jo, Samba, Hearts, Spades, Cribbage, etc. 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    HAND & FOOT - HAND & FOOT THURSDAYS
Drop in one or two afternoons a week to play Hand & Foot on Mondays & Thursdays in the Senior Drop In Center!
 
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM    CHAIR FIT - CHAIR FIT - MARCH
Chair Fit is a great total body workout for everyone but perfect if you have trouble doing standing exercise. Cardio, strength and core all using a chair! Class must meet the minimum or class will be canceled.
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:30 PM - 4:15 PM    Free MS/HS Open Gym
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    ABF swim club
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! March
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.Max of 25
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice- Campbell
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    SPHS Project Grad Meeting
 
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Council workshop re: Use of Mahoney
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Winter 2
MONDAY SPRING SESSION WILL START MARCH 11. Registration will close March 4 11:59P.Adult Basketball League format8 regular season gamesPlayoffs 10 team seeded single elimination.5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 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 rulesParticipants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to wdorsett@southportland.org once you register.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis. YOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Shallow Water Aero + 2-3 Laps
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    HS Rec BBall Practice- Beaumont
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Friday March 15, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim & Deep Water Aerobics
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball March Fridays
This program is designed to help you get off the couch and on to a pickleball court near you. Come learn from a veteran racket sport instructor, David Cousins. David will teach participants the basic rules and skills of pickleball. This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with other beginner and advanced beginner players.Items to Bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aerobics (NO LAPS)
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Meeting / Barbara
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Pickleball - Improvers Lessons - Improver Pickleball Lessons March Fridays
This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with advanced beginners and other improving players. Work on your Pickleball skills with Coach Dave! This program is intended for those who have already completed our Beginner Lessons, or those who have the fundamentals of Pickleball already down and are looking to bring themselves to the next level.  Items to bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson. No senior discount.Fridays - Min 8 / Max 12.Sundays and Wednesdays – Min 8 / Max 24.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONGG FRIDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop In Center on Tuesday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    CALL FOR ARTISTS OF THE MONTH - CALL FOR ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
Here is an opportunity to display your art at the SPCC Senior Drop-In Center! We are accepting drawings, paintings photography, fabric art and mixed media flat works from a different senior artist each month. Display equipment will be provided. To be considered for this opportunity, request an application from Jae Casella at the Senior Drop-In Center, or by email: jcasella@southportland.org.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Preschool Art - Preschool Art
Looking for a fun and creative opportunity for you and your little one? Come join us at Redbank Community Center for an hour of arts and crafts. Each day will have a fun and creative painting or coloring activity.Instructor Rachel Morin
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Watercolor Workshop - Watercolors Part 2
Possibilities are endless. The focus of this course will be to continue expanding our repertoire of techniques. We will explore and master the specifically challenging topics of water, shadow, and figures.  Introduction to Watercolors The objectives of this class are to develop, at an introductory level, abilities in watercolor painting. Students will acquire an understanding of the tools and terms in this medium. We will experiment with dry, damp and 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 techniques.  Supply list available.  Watercolors Part 2 - NEW DATES 11/3 - 12/8Building on our beginners’ course, we will explore a host of new and traditional techniques. At each class we will present and resolve problems in rendering skies, rocks, trees, water, and figures. Supply list available.Min 4/Max 15   (No Senior discount) Instructor:  Pauline CookSupply List for Introduction to WatercolorsPaper: Arches 100% Cotton 140 pound Rough - 7" x 10" or largerBrushes: Size 7", 8", or 9" Round of a decent quality   Watercolor brushes available at local craft stores are adequate               Size 1/2" to 1" Square   of a decent quality               Rigger or small Detail   Number 1 is fineWatercolor Paint: Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Sienna, Cadmium Yellow, Alizarin Crimson                Drawing board (any material will suffice) 10 x 10 (at the least)Pallette (a white dish will be fine)Masking tape - 1/2" to 3/4" (Hardware quality is fine)  PencilEraserPaper towels, sponge, soft rag  (any or all)2 water containers    (6oz - 8oz will do)Utility knife or a used credit cardSpray bottle (fine mist)  Supply List for Phase II WatercolorsOriginal Supplies and Tools (see required list for Intro to Watercolor)Additions are:Brushes:  A small Fan Brush  (#1 - at your discretion)               A mop brush  (at your discretion - used for washes)Paints:    White Gouache, Payne's Gray, Burnt Umber, Yellow Ochre,                              Cadmium Red, Hooker's Green Lt, Cadmium Orange
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    HS Swim Club
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim no laps
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    INTIMATE IRISH LUNCHEON - INTIMATE IRISH LUNCHEON
Join us for a scaled down version of a typical Irish luncheon. Put on your favorite green attire and join us in the Senior Drop in Center for some Rueben sandwiches, Shepard’s pie, dessert, tea & coffee. This will be a small intimate gathering without any of the fanfare. You MUST REGISTER. Do not just show up!
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball 18+ - LUNCH TIME T/F
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM    SENIOR CORNHOLE - SENIOR CORNHOLE
Come join us to play Cornhole at the South Portland Community Center!  Please try to pre-register before attending the program.  Drop-ins always welcome! 
 
2:32 PM - 6:00 PM    Middle School swim meets
 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Maine Celtics Visiting team practice
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Karate Kids - Karate Kids: Winter 2
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.Instructor: Dragon Fire Martial ArtsMin 10/Max 25Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM    Rhythmic Gymnastics - Rhythmic Gymnastics: March- Fridays
Inspiring the next generation of gymnasts.In Rhythmic Gymnastics, We aim to build a strong body and spark your curiosity while inspiring you to discover your talents. This Program will shape your young ladies into Strong, passionate, and disciplined women. We are dedicated to helping every child to have the opportunity to reach their goals and maximum potential in this sport.Our Mission goes far beyond gymnastics – We strive to create a healthy and positive environment for families and individuals to come and grow. We aim to inspire a new generation of gymnasts to work on their balance, flexibility,and body control while developing their confidence and self-esteem.The 5 Benefits of Rhythmic Gymnastics are:1. Team Building2. Proprioception Influence3. Reduce stress and pressure4. Builds Confidence5. GritClasses will run for 1 hour and fifteenMeet the talented and award-winning instructor, Asya Vinokur; who will show you how to move and express yourself with Rhythm and Grace!Hi there! My name is Asya Vinokur and I am a former elite-level competitive national gymnast who has won numerous medals and titles throughout the tri-state area of New York and surrounding states. I am proud to say that I have taken home titles such as N.Y. State champion, and Regional champion, and consistently stayed in the top 3 rankings for years.I have also qualified for Eastern/Western Opens and National Championships, ranking in the top 15 nationwide, which earned me elite-level status. Additionally, I have competed in invitational competitions nationwide during my 12-year career as a professional rhythmic gymnast.I was born in Belarus and came to the United States with my family at the age of 4. Growing up, I was born into a family of national team athletes, with my mother Valentina being a master of sport in equestrian riding and my father Dmitry being a master of sport for wrestling. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, where I started practicing rhythmic gymnastics at the age of 6 and quickly progressed and excelled at the sport.Thank you for taking the time to learn a bit about me and Can’t wait to see you in class!Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    PPOL CLOSED maintenance
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ RCC Evenings
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Saturday March 16, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aero + 2-3 Laps
 
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM    Start Smart Sports - Start Smart Baseball
South Portland Rec will be offering 6 week sessions, each session focusing on a different sport. Lead by South Portland rec staff, we will be following the outline provided by Start Smart Sports, designed for children ages 3-5. What is Start Smart? Start Smart was developed by top motor skill development specialists in the field of youth sports. Parent-child groups perform motor skill tasks that gradually build confidence in children while they are having fun at the same time. Start Smart participants will develop proper motor skills without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt that will allow them to enjoy and succeed in their youth sports future!Min 6/Max 15Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim w/ 3 Lap Lanes NO BOARD
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    PILLOW HOCKEY - Pillow Hockey
It's Pillow Hockey season! This program has been a spring tradition in South Portland for many years. This is a co-ed league for children who would like to have a chance to play with others on Saturday mornings. Pillow Hockey is a modified form of floor hockey, using soft round "Q-tip" - like sticks and a soft ball. All children will receive a T-shirt. Parents will hear from their child's coach the week prior to the first game. There are no practices for this program. Games will take place at  Redbank Community Gym. Min 20/Max 60Deadline to Register is Feb. 16.Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Riot Pride Football Clinics - Football Clinic
The clinics offer opportunities for players to practice basic football skills as well as learn the concepts, schemes and rules of the game. These clinics are fun and geared for kids who want to learn and get ready for the fall season! These sessions will be led by High School Head Football Coach, Aaron Filieo and our Flag Football Director, Gerry Brown. Other coaches will include future and current flag coaches, High School and Middle School players. Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Beginner Soft Pastel: Underpaintings and Simple Forms - Beginner Soft Pastel: Underpaintings and Simple Forms
This 5 class series will teach beginner pastelists how to create underpaintings with mixed media including mediums such as acrylic, gesso, and watercolor.  Pastel will be added on top of the underpainting layer.  The class will teach how to create fruit, flowers, and simple landscape scenes with vibrant underpaintings.   In addition, students will learn how to use pastels to achieve both a dimensional and finished painting look.  All classes will include step-by-step instructions.  No experience needed.  Supplies are included in class. Min 4 / Max 14Instructor: Joan Quinn
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    FLOOR HOCKEY - Floor Hockey
Leave the skates behind and join the best (and only) floor hockey league in town. This co-ed league is for children who would like to have a chance to play floor hockey with others on Saturday afternoons (no weekday practices). Children will be placed on teams and will hear from their child’s coach the week prior to the first game. Games will take place at Redbank Community Center Gym. All children will receive a t-shirt. Mouth guards are required and are not provided by the SPCC. Minimum 20/ Maximum 60.Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
1:00 PM - 1:55 PM    Pool Party w/Activity Room (Palange
 
2:00 PM - 2:55 PM    Pool Party w/Activity Room (Palange
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Pool Party w/Activity Room (Palange
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Lap Swim
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Father & Daughter Dance 2024 - Father Daughter Dance
  Join us on this special night planned for girls and their father, grandfather, uncle, and special family friends. Be part of this magical evening of dancing, fun activities, and good times. Light refreshments will be served and music for all ages will be provided.Registration is required. $14.00 per child$24.00 per non-resident childThere is no charge for adults accompanying children. Please only use the "Guest" registration to add other children attending.Deadline to register is Friday, March 15th. No registrations will be taken on the day/night of the event. Space is limited and fills up quick!
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Father & Daughter Dance 2024 - Father Daughter Dance
  Join us on this special night planned for girls and their father, grandfather, uncle, and special family friends. Be part of this magical evening of dancing, fun activities, and good times. Light refreshments will be served and music for all ages will be provided.Registration is required. $14.00 per child$24.00 per non-resident childThere is no charge for adults accompanying children. Please only use the "Guest" registration to add other children attending.Deadline to register is Friday, March 15th. No registrations will be taken on the day/night of the event. Space is limited and fills up quick!
 
Sunday March 17, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym - Sundays (40+)
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball March Sundays
This program is designed to help you get off the couch and on to a pickleball court near you. Come learn from a veteran racket sport instructor, David Cousins. David will teach participants the basic rules and skills of pickleball. This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with other beginner and advanced beginner players.Items to Bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM    Rhythmic Gymnastics - Rhythmic Gymnastics: March-Sundays S2
Inspiring the next generation of gymnasts.In Rhythmic Gymnastics, We aim to build a strong body and spark your curiosity while inspiring you to discover your talents. This Program will shape your young ladies into Strong, passionate, and disciplined women. We are dedicated to helping every child to have the opportunity to reach their goals and maximum potential in this sport.Our Mission goes far beyond gymnastics – We strive to create a healthy and positive environment for families and individuals to come and grow. We aim to inspire a new generation of gymnasts to work on their balance, flexibility,and body control while developing their confidence and self-esteem.The 5 Benefits of Rhythmic Gymnastics are:1. Team Building2. Proprioception Influence3. Reduce stress and pressure4. Builds Confidence5. GritClasses will run for 1 hour and fifteenMeet the talented and award-winning instructor, Asya Vinokur; who will show you how to move and express yourself with Rhythm and Grace!Hi there! My name is Asya Vinokur and I am a former elite-level competitive national gymnast who has won numerous medals and titles throughout the tri-state area of New York and surrounding states. I am proud to say that I have taken home titles such as N.Y. State champion, and Regional champion, and consistently stayed in the top 3 rankings for years.I have also qualified for Eastern/Western Opens and National Championships, ranking in the top 15 nationwide, which earned me elite-level status. Additionally, I have competed in invitational competitions nationwide during my 12-year career as a professional rhythmic gymnast.I was born in Belarus and came to the United States with my family at the age of 4. Growing up, I was born into a family of national team athletes, with my mother Valentina being a master of sport in equestrian riding and my father Dmitry being a master of sport for wrestling. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, where I started practicing rhythmic gymnastics at the age of 6 and quickly progressed and excelled at the sport.Thank you for taking the time to learn a bit about me and Can’t wait to see you in class!Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Improvers Lessons - Improver Pickleball Lessons March Sundays
This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with advanced beginners and other improving players. Work on your Pickleball skills with Coach Dave! This program is intended for those who have already completed our Beginner Lessons, or those who have the fundamentals of Pickleball already down and are looking to bring themselves to the next level.  Items to bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson. No senior discount.Fridays - Min 8 / Max 12.Sundays and Wednesdays – Min 8 / Max 24.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM    Youth Open Gym - Youth Open Gym
Come drop in the South Portland Community Center for Youth Open Gym.Fall HoursSundays, Oct. 1 - December 31 (No program Dec 24)12:15p - 1:45pCost: $4.00 Res/ $5.00 NR*Participants must bring their own balls/ equipment*Youth under the ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Riot Pride Football Clinics - Flag Football Clinic
The clinics offer opportunities for players to practice basic football skills as well as learn the concepts, schemes and rules of the game. These clinics are fun and geared for kids who want to learn and get ready for the fall season! These sessions will be led by High School Head Football Coach, Aaron Filieo and our Flag Football Director, Gerry Brown. Other coaches will include future and current flag coaches, High School and Middle School players. Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Open Swim w/ 2-3 lap lanes No BOARD
 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball Over 30 - SUNDAYS
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Adult Open swim w/ Lap lanes
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Adult Volleyball Open Gym - Volleyball Drop in @ SPCC
SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS October 1 - December 31 (No program 12/24)4:00 PM – 6:00 PMCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents  $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Volleyball Rental
 
Monday March 18, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim & Deep Water Aerobics
 
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March - 8am Session
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aerobics (NO LAPS)
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ RCC Beginners Only
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Red Cross Blood Drive
 
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE - TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE MONDAYS
Seniors- are you feeling frustrated, intimidated or like you are not getting the full potential from your portable tech device such as cell phone, tablet or laptop? Did you know that you can get one-on-one tech assistance at the Senior Drop-In Center? Tech Time with Jae has new expanded hours on Monday and Wednesday mornings. If you can’t make it in during one of these times, simply drop in M-Th 9:00 a.m -2:30 p.m. and if time permits- Jae will give you a hand with your device.  If time does not permit - then complete a Tech Help intake form and Jae will call you to make an appointment. Get the most out of technology and remember that there are no dumb questions except those that don’t get asked! 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Class of SPHS 1969 Meeting
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    BRIDGE - BRIDGE
Calling all bridge players who already know how to play bridge to come to the drop in center and play bridge.  There is not anyone here that can help or knows how to play so you must know how to play to drop in.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Maine Senior Games Event
 
11:30 AM - 2:45 PM    Maine Senior Games Event
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    CARDS - CARDS - MONDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop in Center Monday and Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Sky-Jo, Samba, Hearts, Spades, Cribbage, etc. 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    HAND & FOOT - HAND & FOOT MONDAYS
Drop in one or two afternoons a week to play Hand & Foot on Mondays & Thursdays in the Senior Drop In Center!
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Maine Senior Games Event
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Maine Senior Games - Tentative
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM    SPSH Baseball/Softball Conditioning
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Intro to Dance - Intro To Dance Winter Session 2
Students will lean the fundamentals and basics of various styles of dance including jazz, tap, lyrical and hip hop through exercises and progressions. Flexibility and strength exercises will be incorporated into the class along with choreography. Students should bring a water bottle, wear comfortable clothing and have bare feet or wear ballet or jazz shoes if desired. Students should bring a pair of tap shoes to class or if they do not have tap shoes dress shoes will work fine.*the first date will be on Tuesday, January 16th to avoid conflicting with MLK DayIntro to Dance and Intro to Hip Hop will start Monday, Jan. 22* No program on 2/19 in observance of President's Day*No program on 4/15 in observance of Patriot's Day
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Intro to Hip Hop - Intro To Hip Hop Winter Session 2
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!Min 4/ Max 14Scholarships available- Application linked below*the first date will be on Tuesday, January 16th to avoid conflicting with MLK Day* No program on 2/19 in observance of President's Day*No program on 4/15 in observance of Patriot's DayIntro to Dance and Intro to Hip Hop will start Monday, Jan. 22
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    South Portland Fire Cheering - Rising Stars
South Portland Fire – Competitive CheerleadingOpen to Pre-K-8th grade who live in or attend school in South Portland. Teams will tentatively bebroken down by grade level as listed below but may be adjusted to accommodate the number ofparticipants who register to avoid turning families away. All teams will practice on Mondays and Wednesdays. Practice times will be released later this fall. Please register for the appropriate 2023-2024 grade level. For more information, please email Tracy Bissonnette at tracy.bissonnette@gmail.com. Rising Stars – Grades PK-2nd - $125-FULLShooting Stars- Grades 3-4th- $175Shining Stars- Grades 5-6th - $225-FULL Super Stars – Grades 7-8th - $225 COMPETITION SCHEDULE (tentative – subject to change)2/17/24 – Cheers from the Heart - Oxford Hills High School3/2/24 – Gray New Gloucester High School3/16/24 – South Portland High School3/30/24 – Maine Cheer Classic – Scarborough High SchoolMin 10 per team /Max 20 per team Practices: Monday and Wednesday evenings starting 11/6/23Specific practice times will be released once squads are createdPractices End: 4/5/24Registration opens on August 14th and ends on October 1stScholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rec Lacrosse Practices
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Monday League - Spring
MONDAY SPRING SESSION WILL START MARCH 11. Registration will close March 4 11:59P.Adult Basketball League format8 regular season gamesPlayoffs 10 team seeded single elimination.5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 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 rulesParticipants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to wdorsett@southportland.org once you register.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis. YOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM    Jazz & Hip Hop - Jazz & Hip Hop Winter Session 2
Jazz and Hip Hop Dance class is a great, upbeat, energetic class that will give dancers the opportunity to learn and progress in both styles of dance, half the class focusing on jazz dance and the other half focusing on hip hop. Suitable for dancers that have some dance experience or beginner dancers, the class will move at a pace for dancers ages 7-11.Instructor: Drouin Dance CenterScholarships available- Application linked below*the first date will be on Tuesday, January 16th to avoid conflicting with MLK Day
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Deep Water Aero & 2-3 laps
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Tuesday March 19, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim + Hydro Fitness
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Stroke Refinement Clinic & J.A.M.
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Storytime - Redbank Storytime
The South Portland Youth Librarians will be hosting story and song time at Redbank Community Center on Tuesdays. The librarians will be reading stories and leading fun family songs. This program is free. If you have an questions about the program please reach out to Jessica Milton at jmilton@southportland.org.Also on Tuesdays from 9am to 11am at Redbank we also host a preschool open play (POP) program in the gym. This program is $4 for South Portland resident families and $5 for Non-Resident families. You may leave and return to the POP program to attend storytime.Children 12 years of age and younger must be accompanied by an adult.No Program November 7th
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    BOARD GAMES - BOARD GAMES
Drop-in to the senior center and play board games.We have a some board games available or bring your own!
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    POP - Preschool Open Play - POP - Preschool Open Play
Looking for ways to get some energy out and meet new families in the community?  Drop in to our POP program and have some fun with your child/family.  We will provide the equipment and activity space! Parents/guardians must supervise their child at all times. This is a drop in program. Please pay the supervisor at the start of each day.No program November 7.Scholarships available- Application linked below*Please be aware that the start time for POP has been moved to 9:30am
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Scarborough Schools
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    COOKING MATTERS - SENIORS - COOKING MATTERS - SENIORS
Cooking Matters offers a FREE series of hands-on cooking and nutrition classes. This 6-week course will give you the skills to shop, cook, and eat healthy foods while staying within your food budget. In addition to enjoying new recipes together each week, participants will receive a cookbook and take-home groceries. Must register. DO NOT JUST SHOW UP.Instructor: Sarah Somes, Heatlh Promotion Coordinator, Maine SNAP-ed
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball 18+ - LUNCH TIME T/F
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONGG TUESDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop In Center on Tuesday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Vitality T'ai Chi for Seniors - T'ai Chi Tuesdays - T'AI CHI TUESDAYS - MARCH
This program incorporates “T’ai Chi Moving for Better Balance”, an 8 posture standing form, with elements of Musical T’ai Chi which uses periods of seated movement; both practices will be integrated by learning the Great Breathing technique from Shaolin & Chinese Medicine. The musical background will be calming, peaceful and yet invigorating as the play element in T’ai Chi will be emphasized. Instructor, Michael Elliott is a 49 year practitioner.Tuesdays T'ai Chi is held two Tuesdays a month offered on the dates listed.
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    TEA & TALK - TEA & TALK
Drop in to the senior center for a cup of tea on Tuesdays, a treat or two and sit and chat with friends. 
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Free MS/HS Open Gym
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! March
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.Max of 25
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Lacrosse March Madness - Lacrosse March Madness- Youth Girls
MS Boys Lacrosse March Madness! Join the South Portland Middle School boy's lacrosse coaches and get ready for lacrosse season!  Clinics are for experienced lacrosse players or new players committed to playing middle school (7/8 grade) boys lacrosse this season.Clinics will focus on fundamental lacrosse skills and athlete development: stick skills, athleticism and conditioning to help prepare athletes for their full-field boy's lacrosse season this April. Required: Participants must have all required lacrosse equipment:  a lacrosse helmet, gloves, shoulder pads/chest protector, arm pads, stick, dry running/athletic footwear (to change into) for the gym and a water bottle for each session. Youth Girls Lacrosse March Madness! Join the South Portland Girls Youth Lacrosse Coaches and get ready for lacrosse season! Clinics will focus on fundamental lacrosse skills and competitive games to help prepare kids for their lacrosse season this April.  Clinics are for new or experienced lacrosse players that will be playing 3/4 or 5/6 grade girls lacrosse this season. Required: Participants must have a girls lacrosse stick, lacrosse/field hockey goggles, dry running/athletic footwear (to change into) for the gym, a water bottle and a positive attitude!
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Shallow Water Aero + 2-3 Laps
 
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Lacrosse March Madness - Lacrosse March Madness- MS Boys
MS Boys Lacrosse March Madness! Join the South Portland Middle School boy's lacrosse coaches and get ready for lacrosse season!  Clinics are for experienced lacrosse players or new players committed to playing middle school (7/8 grade) boys lacrosse this season.Clinics will focus on fundamental lacrosse skills and athlete development: stick skills, athleticism and conditioning to help prepare athletes for their full-field boy's lacrosse season this April. Required: Participants must have all required lacrosse equipment:  a lacrosse helmet, gloves, shoulder pads/chest protector, arm pads, stick, dry running/athletic footwear (to change into) for the gym and a water bottle for each session. Youth Girls Lacrosse March Madness! Join the South Portland Girls Youth Lacrosse Coaches and get ready for lacrosse season! Clinics will focus on fundamental lacrosse skills and competitive games to help prepare kids for their lacrosse season this April.  Clinics are for new or experienced lacrosse players that will be playing 3/4 or 5/6 grade girls lacrosse this season. Required: Participants must have a girls lacrosse stick, lacrosse/field hockey goggles, dry running/athletic footwear (to change into) for the gym, a water bottle and a positive attitude!
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Wednesday March 20, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim & Deep Water Aerobics
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aerobics (NO LAPS)
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ RCC Beginners Only
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM    GENTLE YOGA - Gentle Yoga Winter 2
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!Min 5/ Max 27
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS
Come learn and play this fun and exciting game of Mexican Train dominoes! It is a long game but so much fun!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE - TECH HELP WITH JAE WEDNESDAYS
Seniors- are you feeling frustrated, intimidated or like you are not getting the full potential from your portable tech device such as cell phone, tablet or laptop? Did you know that you can get one-on-one tech assistance at the Senior Drop-In Center? Tech Time with Jae has new expanded hours on Monday and Wednesday mornings. If you can’t make it in during one of these times, simply drop in M-Th 9:00 a.m -2:30 p.m. and if time permits- Jae will give you a hand with your device.  If time does not permit - then complete a Tech Help intake form and Jae will call you to make an appointment. Get the most out of technology and remember that there are no dumb questions except those that don’t get asked! 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    NATURE THEMED PRESENTATIONS - A NIGHT IN THE WOODS
Join our Park Ranger, Sydney Raftery for these themed presentations and dive deeper into these interesting nature topics.  Snacks provided.  Please show up if you register, as there is a lot of work put into these presentations.  Please do not just show up for these presentations - you must register, as there is limited availability!FOR WINTER:WILD CATS & DOGSExplore the untamed world of wild cat and dog species! During this presentation, we will delve into the unique adaptations that enable these creatures to thrive in their natural habitats, drawing intriguing comparisons to our beloved domestic feline and canine companions. A NIGHT IN THE WOODSExplore the enchanting world of nocturnal wildlife in Maine, from owls to bats and the adaptations that make them suited for the dark. MAINE’S AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILESTake a closer look at the diversity of frogs, toads, salamanders and other reptiles living in Maine and their ecological role.  
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    WORD GAMES - WORD GAMES
Drop in to the senior drop in center to play word games with friends. Word games are games such as Scrabble, Quiddler, Banagrams etc.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball 18+ - LUNCH TIME T/F
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS - MEXICAN TRAIN DOMINOS
Come learn and play this fun and exciting game of Mexican Train dominoes! It is a long game but so much fun!
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Osewantha Garden Club Meeting
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Youth Open Gym (Prek-Gr. 12)
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM    South Portland Fire Cheering - Shooting Stars
South Portland Fire – Competitive CheerleadingOpen to Pre-K-8th grade who live in or attend school in South Portland. Teams will tentatively bebroken down by grade level as listed below but may be adjusted to accommodate the number ofparticipants who register to avoid turning families away. All teams will practice on Mondays and Wednesdays. Practice times will be released later this fall. Please register for the appropriate 2023-2024 grade level. For more information, please email Tracy Bissonnette at tracy.bissonnette@gmail.com. Rising Stars – Grades PK-2nd - $125-FULLShooting Stars- Grades 3-4th- $175Shining Stars- Grades 5-6th - $225-FULL Super Stars – Grades 7-8th - $225 COMPETITION SCHEDULE (tentative – subject to change)2/17/24 – Cheers from the Heart - Oxford Hills High School3/2/24 – Gray New Gloucester High School3/16/24 – South Portland High School3/30/24 – Maine Cheer Classic – Scarborough High SchoolMin 10 per team /Max 20 per team Practices: Monday and Wednesday evenings starting 11/6/23Specific practice times will be released once squads are createdPractices End: 4/5/24Registration opens on August 14th and ends on October 1stScholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Softball Meeting
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    SPHS Hockey Banquet
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Deep Water Aero & 2-3 laps
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym - WEDNESDAYS
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Thursday March 21, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim + Hydro Fitness
 
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March - 8am Session
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Lap Swim + J.A.M.
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    CREATE & CHAT - CREATE & CHAT
Do you like to knit, sew, crochet or create masterpieces? Please bring whatever you are working on and join fellow crafters/knitters/sewers/crocheters/beaders (anything will do!) as we chat and share our ideas, tips and projects with each other.  Stay for the entire time or come and go anytime you please! Bring water & a cushion!! 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    SPHS Swim Club & Open Swim (NO LAPS)
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Unified Sports - Unified Sports Drop-in Program
Unified Sports Drop In ProgramThis inclusive drop in program combines individuals with and without intellectual and physical disabilities to participate together in a variety of sports.  Unified Sports is fun way to develop motor skills and teamwork while also fostering acceptance and creating new friendships among participants along the way.  Basketball, pickleball, kickball, dodgeball, floor hockey, badminton, flag football, cornhole, soccer and more!Max of 30
 
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM    MUSEUM OF BEADWORKS TOUR - MUSEUM OF BEADWORKS TOUR
The Museum of Beadworks showcases beaded artwork by housing and displaying the finest examples of beaded jewelry, clothing, sculpture, accessories, and tapestries as well as the work of contemporary artists. Ongoing exhibitions will present information on beadwork styles from all over the globe, the historic development of beads throughout human history, highlights of modern bead making processes, as well as extensive representations of beadwork.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    STEP INTO FITNESS - STEP INTO FITNESS - MARCH
Step into fitness!  Some LIGHT cardio mixed with weights and core and ending with some great stretches. Class must meet the minimum requirement or class will be canceled.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    CARDS - CARDS - THURSDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop in Center Monday and Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Sky-Jo, Samba, Hearts, Spades, Cribbage, etc. 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    HAND & FOOT - HAND & FOOT THURSDAYS
Drop in one or two afternoons a week to play Hand & Foot on Mondays & Thursdays in the Senior Drop In Center!
 
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM    CHAIR FIT - CHAIR FIT - MARCH
Chair Fit is a great total body workout for everyone but perfect if you have trouble doing standing exercise. Cardio, strength and core all using a chair! Class must meet the minimum or class will be canceled.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Finance Dept Quarterly Meetings
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM    SPSH Baseball/Softball Conditioning
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! March
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.Max of 25
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Family Bingo Night - Family Bingo Night- March 2024
Family Bingo Night returns this winter! Don't miss this fun chance for a night of family fun with many opportunities to win prizes!Dates: January 11, February 20, March 21, April 4Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm *Pizza will be served at 5:30pm, Bingo runs from 6-7pm, prizes received after last bingo round*Location: South Portland Community Center Casco Bay RoomCost: Resident: $25 per family of up to 4, $5 for additional family memberNon-Resident:$35 per family of up to 4, $5 for additional family member(Please register all family members, discounts will be applied at checkout)  Registration fee will include:Pizza and a drinkBingo cards and chips A whole lot of FUN!  
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    Girl Scout Troop 1034
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    SP Little League Workouts
 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Thursday League - Winter 2
MONDAY SPRING SESSION WILL START MARCH 11. Registration will close March 4 11:59P.Adult Basketball League format8 regular season gamesPlayoffs 10 team seeded single elimination.5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 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 rulesParticipants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to wdorsett@southportland.org once you register.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis. YOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Shallow Water Aero + 2-3 Laps
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Friday March 22, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim & Deep Water Aerobics
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball March Fridays
This program is designed to help you get off the couch and on to a pickleball court near you. Come learn from a veteran racket sport instructor, David Cousins. David will teach participants the basic rules and skills of pickleball. This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with other beginner and advanced beginner players.Items to Bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aerobics (NO LAPS)
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Meeting / Barbara
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Pickleball - Improvers Lessons - Improver Pickleball Lessons March Fridays
This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with advanced beginners and other improving players. Work on your Pickleball skills with Coach Dave! This program is intended for those who have already completed our Beginner Lessons, or those who have the fundamentals of Pickleball already down and are looking to bring themselves to the next level.  Items to bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson. No senior discount.Fridays - Min 8 / Max 12.Sundays and Wednesdays – Min 8 / Max 24.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONGG FRIDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop In Center on Tuesday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Preschool Art - Preschool Art
Looking for a fun and creative opportunity for you and your little one? Come join us at Redbank Community Center for an hour of arts and crafts. Each day will have a fun and creative painting or coloring activity.Instructor Rachel Morin
 
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM    Watercolor Workshop - Watercolors Part 2
Possibilities are endless. The focus of this course will be to continue expanding our repertoire of techniques. We will explore and master the specifically challenging topics of water, shadow, and figures.  Introduction to Watercolors The objectives of this class are to develop, at an introductory level, abilities in watercolor painting. Students will acquire an understanding of the tools and terms in this medium. We will experiment with dry, damp and 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 techniques.  Supply list available.  Watercolors Part 2 - NEW DATES 11/3 - 12/8Building on our beginners’ course, we will explore a host of new and traditional techniques. At each class we will present and resolve problems in rendering skies, rocks, trees, water, and figures. Supply list available.Min 4/Max 15   (No Senior discount) Instructor:  Pauline CookSupply List for Introduction to WatercolorsPaper: Arches 100% Cotton 140 pound Rough - 7" x 10" or largerBrushes: Size 7", 8", or 9" Round of a decent quality   Watercolor brushes available at local craft stores are adequate               Size 1/2" to 1" Square   of a decent quality               Rigger or small Detail   Number 1 is fineWatercolor Paint: Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Sienna, Cadmium Yellow, Alizarin Crimson                Drawing board (any material will suffice) 10 x 10 (at the least)Pallette (a white dish will be fine)Masking tape - 1/2" to 3/4" (Hardware quality is fine)  PencilEraserPaper towels, sponge, soft rag  (any or all)2 water containers    (6oz - 8oz will do)Utility knife or a used credit cardSpray bottle (fine mist)  Supply List for Phase II WatercolorsOriginal Supplies and Tools (see required list for Intro to Watercolor)Additions are:Brushes:  A small Fan Brush  (#1 - at your discretion)               A mop brush  (at your discretion - used for washes)Paints:    White Gouache, Payne's Gray, Burnt Umber, Yellow Ochre,                              Cadmium Red, Hooker's Green Lt, Cadmium Orange
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    HS Swim Club
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim no laps
 
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM    OUT TO LUNCH BUNCH - OUT TO LUNCH BUNCH - MARCH
Join us a couple times for a trip to some unusual, popular, out of the way, or plain old ordinary dining experiences.  Please make sure to bring your money for lunch & gratuity.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball 18+ - LUNCH TIME T/F
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM    SENIOR CORNHOLE - SENIOR CORNHOLE
Come join us to play Cornhole at the South Portland Community Center!  Please try to pre-register before attending the program.  Drop-ins always welcome! 
 
2:32 PM - 6:00 PM    Middle School swim meets
 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Karate Kids - Karate Kids: Winter 2
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.Instructor: Dragon Fire Martial ArtsMin 10/Max 25Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Swim meet Falmouth v Westbrook
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Youth Open Gym (Prek-Gr. 12)
 
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM    Rhythmic Gymnastics - Rhythmic Gymnastics: March- Fridays
Inspiring the next generation of gymnasts.In Rhythmic Gymnastics, We aim to build a strong body and spark your curiosity while inspiring you to discover your talents. This Program will shape your young ladies into Strong, passionate, and disciplined women. We are dedicated to helping every child to have the opportunity to reach their goals and maximum potential in this sport.Our Mission goes far beyond gymnastics – We strive to create a healthy and positive environment for families and individuals to come and grow. We aim to inspire a new generation of gymnasts to work on their balance, flexibility,and body control while developing their confidence and self-esteem.The 5 Benefits of Rhythmic Gymnastics are:1. Team Building2. Proprioception Influence3. Reduce stress and pressure4. Builds Confidence5. GritClasses will run for 1 hour and fifteenMeet the talented and award-winning instructor, Asya Vinokur; who will show you how to move and express yourself with Rhythm and Grace!Hi there! My name is Asya Vinokur and I am a former elite-level competitive national gymnast who has won numerous medals and titles throughout the tri-state area of New York and surrounding states. I am proud to say that I have taken home titles such as N.Y. State champion, and Regional champion, and consistently stayed in the top 3 rankings for years.I have also qualified for Eastern/Western Opens and National Championships, ranking in the top 15 nationwide, which earned me elite-level status. Additionally, I have competed in invitational competitions nationwide during my 12-year career as a professional rhythmic gymnast.I was born in Belarus and came to the United States with my family at the age of 4. Growing up, I was born into a family of national team athletes, with my mother Valentina being a master of sport in equestrian riding and my father Dmitry being a master of sport for wrestling. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, where I started practicing rhythmic gymnastics at the age of 6 and quickly progressed and excelled at the sport.Thank you for taking the time to learn a bit about me and Can’t wait to see you in class!Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    PPOL CLOSED maintenance
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ RCC Evenings
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Saturday March 23, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aero + 2-3 Laps
 
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM    Start Smart Sports - Start Smart Baseball
South Portland Rec will be offering 6 week sessions, each session focusing on a different sport. Lead by South Portland rec staff, we will be following the outline provided by Start Smart Sports, designed for children ages 3-5. What is Start Smart? Start Smart was developed by top motor skill development specialists in the field of youth sports. Parent-child groups perform motor skill tasks that gradually build confidence in children while they are having fun at the same time. Start Smart participants will develop proper motor skills without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt that will allow them to enjoy and succeed in their youth sports future!Min 6/Max 15Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim w/ 3 Lap Lanes NO BOARD
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    PILLOW HOCKEY - Pillow Hockey
It's Pillow Hockey season! This program has been a spring tradition in South Portland for many years. This is a co-ed league for children who would like to have a chance to play with others on Saturday mornings. Pillow Hockey is a modified form of floor hockey, using soft round "Q-tip" - like sticks and a soft ball. All children will receive a T-shirt. Parents will hear from their child's coach the week prior to the first game. There are no practices for this program. Games will take place at  Redbank Community Gym. Min 20/Max 60Deadline to Register is Feb. 16.Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Riot Pride Football Clinics - Football Clinic
The clinics offer opportunities for players to practice basic football skills as well as learn the concepts, schemes and rules of the game. These clinics are fun and geared for kids who want to learn and get ready for the fall season! These sessions will be led by High School Head Football Coach, Aaron Filieo and our Flag Football Director, Gerry Brown. Other coaches will include future and current flag coaches, High School and Middle School players. Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Beginner Soft Pastel: Adding People to Landscapes - Beginner Soft Pastel: Adding People to Landscapes
Description:  This 5 class series will teach beginner pastelists how to draw and paint people in landscapes including people at the beach, people  walking on park paths,  and people on city streets.  In addition, students will learn how to use pastels to achieve both a sketch and finished painting look.  All classes will include step by step instructions.  No experience needed.  Supplies are included in class. Min 4 / Max 14Instructor: Joan Quinn
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM    Pool Party w/Activity Room
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    FLOOR HOCKEY - Floor Hockey
Leave the skates behind and join the best (and only) floor hockey league in town. This co-ed league is for children who would like to have a chance to play floor hockey with others on Saturday afternoons (no weekday practices). Children will be placed on teams and will hear from their child’s coach the week prior to the first game. Games will take place at Redbank Community Center Gym. All children will receive a t-shirt. Mouth guards are required and are not provided by the SPCC. Minimum 20/ Maximum 60.Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Maine Celtics Practice
 
1:00 PM - 1:55 PM    Pool Party w/Activity Room
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Historical Society Lecture
 
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Birthday Party (Furbush)
 
2:00 PM - 2:55 PM    Birthday
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Girls Scout Troop Meeting (Morrison)
 
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM    Birthday
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Lap Swim
 
Sunday March 24, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym - Sundays (40+)
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Pickleball - Beginner Lessons - Beginner Pickleball March Sundays
This program is designed to help you get off the couch and on to a pickleball court near you. Come learn from a veteran racket sport instructor, David Cousins. David will teach participants the basic rules and skills of pickleball. This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with other beginner and advanced beginner players.Items to Bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson.TRUE BEGINNERS ONLY.Pre-registration is required. No Senior Discount available.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM    Rhythmic Gymnastics - Rhythmic Gymnastics: March-Sundays S2
Inspiring the next generation of gymnasts.In Rhythmic Gymnastics, We aim to build a strong body and spark your curiosity while inspiring you to discover your talents. This Program will shape your young ladies into Strong, passionate, and disciplined women. We are dedicated to helping every child to have the opportunity to reach their goals and maximum potential in this sport.Our Mission goes far beyond gymnastics – We strive to create a healthy and positive environment for families and individuals to come and grow. We aim to inspire a new generation of gymnasts to work on their balance, flexibility,and body control while developing their confidence and self-esteem.The 5 Benefits of Rhythmic Gymnastics are:1. Team Building2. Proprioception Influence3. Reduce stress and pressure4. Builds Confidence5. GritClasses will run for 1 hour and fifteenMeet the talented and award-winning instructor, Asya Vinokur; who will show you how to move and express yourself with Rhythm and Grace!Hi there! My name is Asya Vinokur and I am a former elite-level competitive national gymnast who has won numerous medals and titles throughout the tri-state area of New York and surrounding states. I am proud to say that I have taken home titles such as N.Y. State champion, and Regional champion, and consistently stayed in the top 3 rankings for years.I have also qualified for Eastern/Western Opens and National Championships, ranking in the top 15 nationwide, which earned me elite-level status. Additionally, I have competed in invitational competitions nationwide during my 12-year career as a professional rhythmic gymnast.I was born in Belarus and came to the United States with my family at the age of 4. Growing up, I was born into a family of national team athletes, with my mother Valentina being a master of sport in equestrian riding and my father Dmitry being a master of sport for wrestling. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, where I started practicing rhythmic gymnastics at the age of 6 and quickly progressed and excelled at the sport.Thank you for taking the time to learn a bit about me and Can’t wait to see you in class!Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Pickleball - Improvers Lessons - Improver Pickleball Lessons March Sundays
This 4-day program is structured for you to gain the confidence to get on the court with advanced beginners and other improving players. Work on your Pickleball skills with Coach Dave! This program is intended for those who have already completed our Beginner Lessons, or those who have the fundamentals of Pickleball already down and are looking to bring themselves to the next level.  Items to bring: Sneakers (non-street shoes), water bottle, comfortable clothes, and pickleball paddle. There will be basic paddles available for use during the lesson. No senior discount.Fridays - Min 8 / Max 12.Sundays and Wednesdays – Min 8 / Max 24.Instructor: Dave Cousins, IPF Certified Pickleball Coach, PPR Certified Pickleball Coach, PTR Certified Professional, USPTA Elite Professional
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM    Youth Open Gym - Youth Open Gym
Come drop in the South Portland Community Center for Youth Open Gym.Fall HoursSundays, Oct. 1 - December 31 (No program Dec 24)12:15p - 1:45pCost: $4.00 Res/ $5.00 NR*Participants must bring their own balls/ equipment*Youth under the ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Riot Pride Football Clinics - Flag Football Clinic
The clinics offer opportunities for players to practice basic football skills as well as learn the concepts, schemes and rules of the game. These clinics are fun and geared for kids who want to learn and get ready for the fall season! These sessions will be led by High School Head Football Coach, Aaron Filieo and our Flag Football Director, Gerry Brown. Other coaches will include future and current flag coaches, High School and Middle School players. Scholarships available- Application linked below
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Bday Party
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Open Swim w/ 2-3 lap lanes No BOARD
 
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball Over 30 - SUNDAYS
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Adult Open swim w/ Lap lanes
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Adult Volleyball Open Gym - Volleyball Drop in @ SPCC
SOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS SUNDAYS October 1 - December 31 (No program 12/24)4:00 PM – 6:00 PMCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents  $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Volleyball Rental
 
Monday March 25, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim & Deep Water Aerobics
 
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March - 8am Session
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Shallow Water Aerobics (NO LAPS)
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ RCC Beginners Only
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM    Strictly Strength - Strictly Strength March
Strictly Strength is a small group strength training class utilizing free weights, body weight and resistance bands. This program allows for more one on one attention and more personalized exercises tailored to each participant. Min 5 / Max 20 Instructor: Karen McCueBodyflex2011@gmail.com
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE - TECH HELP TIME WITH JAE MONDAYS
Seniors- are you feeling frustrated, intimidated or like you are not getting the full potential from your portable tech device such as cell phone, tablet or laptop? Did you know that you can get one-on-one tech assistance at the Senior Drop-In Center? Tech Time with Jae has new expanded hours on Monday and Wednesday mornings. If you can’t make it in during one of these times, simply drop in M-Th 9:00 a.m -2:30 p.m. and if time permits- Jae will give you a hand with your device.  If time does not permit - then complete a Tech Help intake form and Jae will call you to make an appointment. Get the most out of technology and remember that there are no dumb questions except those that don’t get asked! 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Class of SPHS 1969 Meeting
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    BRIDGE - BRIDGE
Calling all bridge players who already know how to play bridge to come to the drop in center and play bridge.  There is not anyone here that can help or knows how to play so you must know how to play to drop in.
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    CARDS - CARDS - MONDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop in Center Monday and Thursday afternoons for a fun and informal time playing cards!  Bring a partner, a few friends or come alone and join in the fun.  Games groups currently play are Spite & Malice, Manipulation, Five Crowns, Sky-Jo, Samba, Hearts, Spades, Cribbage, etc. 
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    HAND & FOOT - HAND & FOOT MONDAYS
Drop in one or two afternoons a week to play Hand & Foot on Mondays & Thursdays in the Senior Drop In Center!
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
2:45 PM - 4:45 PM    SPHS Tennis Practice
 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM    Intro to Dance - Intro To Dance Winter Session 2
Students will lean the fundamentals and basics of various styles of dance including jazz, tap, lyrical and hip hop through exercises and progressions. Flexibility and strength exercises will be incorporated into the class along with choreography. Students should bring a water bottle, wear comfortable clothing and have bare feet or wear ballet or jazz shoes if desired. Students should bring a pair of tap shoes to class or if they do not have tap shoes dress shoes will work fine.*the first date will be on Tuesday, January 16th to avoid conflicting with MLK DayIntro to Dance and Intro to Hip Hop will start Monday, Jan. 22* No program on 2/19 in observance of President's Day*No program on 4/15 in observance of Patriot's Day
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Intro to Hip Hop - Intro To Hip Hop Winter Session 2
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!Min 4/ Max 14Scholarships available- Application linked below*the first date will be on Tuesday, January 16th to avoid conflicting with MLK Day* No program on 2/19 in observance of President's Day*No program on 4/15 in observance of Patriot's DayIntro to Dance and Intro to Hip Hop will start Monday, Jan. 22
 
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM    South Portland Fire Cheering - Rising Stars
South Portland Fire – Competitive CheerleadingOpen to Pre-K-8th grade who live in or attend school in South Portland. Teams will tentatively bebroken down by grade level as listed below but may be adjusted to accommodate the number ofparticipants who register to avoid turning families away. All teams will practice on Mondays and Wednesdays. Practice times will be released later this fall. Please register for the appropriate 2023-2024 grade level. For more information, please email Tracy Bissonnette at tracy.bissonnette@gmail.com. Rising Stars – Grades PK-2nd - $125-FULLShooting Stars- Grades 3-4th- $175Shining Stars- Grades 5-6th - $225-FULL Super Stars – Grades 7-8th - $225 COMPETITION SCHEDULE (tentative – subject to change)2/17/24 – Cheers from the Heart - Oxford Hills High School3/2/24 – Gray New Gloucester High School3/16/24 – South Portland High School3/30/24 – Maine Cheer Classic – Scarborough High SchoolMin 10 per team /Max 20 per team Practices: Monday and Wednesday evenings starting 11/6/23Specific practice times will be released once squads are createdPractices End: 4/5/24Registration opens on August 14th and ends on October 1stScholarships available- Application linked below
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Rec Lacrosse Practices
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Adult Basketball Leagues - Monday League - Spring
MONDAY SPRING SESSION WILL START MARCH 11. Registration will close March 4 11:59P.Adult Basketball League format8 regular season gamesPlayoffs 10 team seeded single elimination.5v5, 1 female and 1 male must be on the court for each teamRoster minimum of 8 players, max of 12 including 1 female and 1 male playerTwo - 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 rulesParticipants must be at least 18 years old and out of High school.Captains send your rosters to wdorsett@southportland.org once you register.FREE AGENTS - Please register under whichever night you would like to play. Please select the free agent group. Free agents will be placed on teams on a first come, first served basis. YOU MUST HAVE BOTH YOUR SOPO ACCOUNT GENERAL AND CANCEL EMAIL OPTIONS AT "YES" TO RECEIVE LEAGUE EMAILS.
 
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM    Jazz & Hip Hop - Jazz & Hip Hop Winter Session 2
Jazz and Hip Hop Dance class is a great, upbeat, energetic class that will give dancers the opportunity to learn and progress in both styles of dance, half the class focusing on jazz dance and the other half focusing on hip hop. Suitable for dancers that have some dance experience or beginner dancers, the class will move at a pace for dancers ages 7-11.Instructor: Drouin Dance CenterScholarships available- Application linked below*the first date will be on Tuesday, January 16th to avoid conflicting with MLK Day
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Deep Water Aero & 2-3 laps
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)
 
Tuesday March 26, 2024
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM    Adult lap Swim ONLY
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM    Lap Swim + Hydro Fitness
 
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM    Cumberland County Sims Mapping Event
 
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM    Stroke Refinement Clinic & J.A.M.
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Adult Pickleball Open Gym - Pickleball Open Gym @ SPCC
We offer the community a variety of days to drop in and play pickleball. All programs are drop in. South Portland Community Center (6 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 40 players at one time.  Redbank Community Center (3 courts playing doubles) - MAX OF 24 players at one time.203-2024 PROGRAM DATESMONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS (True Beginners Only) Dates: October 2  - April 29 (No program on 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Location: Redbank Community CenterTUESDAYS AND THURSDAYSDates: September 5 - December 15(No program 11/7 and 11/23)Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: Redbank Community CenterFRIDAYSDates: January 5 - April 26 (TBD)(No program 2/23)Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLocation: Redbank Community Center   MONDAYS – FRIDAYS Dates: October 2- April 30 (No program on 12/22, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19 and 4/22) Time: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Starting Jan 2 program will open at 7:30a)      Location: South Portland Community CenterCOST (MUST SHOW ID each visit) $4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident $1.00 - Active and Veteran Military Open Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Open Swim w Laps
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Storytime - Redbank Storytime
The South Portland Youth Librarians will be hosting story and song time at Redbank Community Center on Tuesdays. The librarians will be reading stories and leading fun family songs. This program is free. If you have an questions about the program please reach out to Jessica Milton at jmilton@southportland.org.Also on Tuesdays from 9am to 11am at Redbank we also host a preschool open play (POP) program in the gym. This program is $4 for South Portland resident families and $5 for Non-Resident families. You may leave and return to the POP program to attend storytime.Children 12 years of age and younger must be accompanied by an adult.No Program November 7th
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    BOOK LENDING LIBRARY - BOOK LENDING LIBRARY
The South Portland Senior Drop- In Center invites Seniors to participate in our brand new lending library! You may  bring in no more than four books for others to enjoy. Borrow a book you would like to read and then bring it back to the lending library for someone else to read. The library is located in the first four or five cubbies on your right as you walk into the drop in center. Share in your love of books and reading!
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    BOARD GAMES - BOARD GAMES
Drop-in to the senior center and play board games.We have a some board games available or bring your own!
 
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM    POP - Preschool Open Play - POP - Preschool Open Play
Looking for ways to get some energy out and meet new families in the community?  Drop in to our POP program and have some fun with your child/family.  We will provide the equipment and activity space! Parents/guardians must supervise their child at all times. This is a drop in program. Please pay the supervisor at the start of each day.No program November 7.Scholarships available- Application linked below*Please be aware that the start time for POP has been moved to 9:30am
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Scarborough Schools
 
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Senior Swim 60+ only
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    COOKING MATTERS - SENIORS - COOKING MATTERS - SENIORS
Cooking Matters offers a FREE series of hands-on cooking and nutrition classes. This 6-week course will give you the skills to shop, cook, and eat healthy foods while staying within your food budget. In addition to enjoying new recipes together each week, participants will receive a cookbook and take-home groceries. Must register. DO NOT JUST SHOW UP.Instructor: Sarah Somes, Heatlh Promotion Coordinator, Maine SNAP-ed
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Adult Basketball Open Gym - Adult Open Gym Basketball 18+ - LUNCH TIME T/F
DROP IN PROGRAMS will start up again October 2023 REDBANK COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONWEDNESDAYS October 4 - December 277:00 PM - 9:00 PMSUNDAYS (ages 40+)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)9:00-10:30amSOUTH PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN GYMS30 PERSON MAX EACH SESSIONSUNDAYS (Over 30)October 1 - December 31 (no program 12/24)2:00 PM – 3:45 PM TUESDAYSOctober 3 - December 19 (no program 11/7)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  WEDNESDAYSOctober 4 - December 2011:30 AM – 1:30 PM    FRIDAYSOctober 13 - December 15 (no program 11/10 and 11/24)11:30 AM – 1:30 PM COST (MUST SHOW ID each visit)$4.00 - South Portland Residents $5.00 - Non-Resident$1.00 - Active and Veteran MilitaryOpen Gym Frequent User Passes are available at the South Portland Community Center front desk.
 
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Open Swim w Laps NO BOARD
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    MAH JONGG - MAH JONGG TUESDAYS
Drop in to the Senior Drop In Center on Tuesday afternoons or Friday mornings to play Mah Jongg.  You may bring your own Mah Jongg set or we have a few available.  PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CARD – WE DO NOT PROVIDE CARDS.
 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM    CLEAN GYM FLOOR
 
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM    TEA & TALK - TEA & TALK
Drop in to the senior center for a cup of tea on Tuesdays, a treat or two and sit and chat with friends. 
 
2:30 PM - 4:29 PM    So Po Middle School practice
 
2:45 PM - 4:45 PM    SPHS Tennis Practice
 
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM    Mix it Up! - Mix it Up! March
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.Max of 25
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Youth Open Gym (Prek-Gr. 12)
 
5:45 PM - 7:45 PM    Girl Scout Mtg - Shannon Hanley
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Lacrosse March Madness - Lacrosse March Madness- Youth Girls
MS Boys Lacrosse March Madness! Join the South Portland Middle School boy's lacrosse coaches and get ready for lacrosse season!  Clinics are for experienced lacrosse players or new players committed to playing middle school (7/8 grade) boys lacrosse this season.Clinics will focus on fundamental lacrosse skills and athlete development: stick skills, athleticism and conditioning to help prepare athletes for their full-field boy's lacrosse season this April. Required: Participants must have all required lacrosse equipment:  a lacrosse helmet, gloves, shoulder pads/chest protector, arm pads, stick, dry running/athletic footwear (to change into) for the gym and a water bottle for each session. Youth Girls Lacrosse March Madness! Join the South Portland Girls Youth Lacrosse Coaches and get ready for lacrosse season! Clinics will focus on fundamental lacrosse skills and competitive games to help prepare kids for their lacrosse season this April.  Clinics are for new or experienced lacrosse players that will be playing 3/4 or 5/6 grade girls lacrosse this season. Required: Participants must have a girls lacrosse stick, lacrosse/field hockey goggles, dry running/athletic footwear (to change into) for the gym, a water bottle and a positive attitude!
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Open Swim w/ Board NO LAPS
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Shallow Water Aero + 2-3 Laps
 
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM    Lacrosse March Madness - Lacrosse March Madness- MS Boys
MS Boys Lacrosse March Madness! Join the South Portland Middle School boy's lacrosse coaches and get ready for lacrosse season!  Clinics are for experienced lacrosse players or new players committed to playing middle school (7/8 grade) boys lacrosse this season.Clinics will focus on fundamental lacrosse skills and athlete development: stick skills, athleticism and conditioning to help prepare athletes for their full-field boy's lacrosse season this April. Required: Participants must have all required lacrosse equipment:  a lacrosse helmet, gloves, shoulder pads/chest protector, arm pads, stick, dry running/athletic footwear (to change into) for the gym and a water bottle for each session. Youth Girls Lacrosse March Madness! Join the South Portland Girls Youth Lacrosse Coaches and get ready for lacrosse season! Clinics will focus on fundamental lacrosse skills and competitive games to help prepare kids for their lacrosse season this April.  Clinics are for new or experienced lacrosse players that will be playing 3/4 or 5/6 grade girls lacrosse this season. Required: Participants must have a girls lacrosse stick, lacrosse/field hockey goggles, dry running/athletic footwear (to change into) for the gym, a water bottle and a positive attitude!
 
8:00 PM - 8:50 PM    Lap Swim (close at 8:50pm)