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Programs at Curtis Hall

2022 Curtis Hall Activities Pamphlet

Activities for Babies &

Toddlers

Swim Lessons for Babies, Toddlers, Children.

Also known as Parent Child Swim Lessons where Swim Safety is introduced while allowing the child to acclimate to the water.

Beginners Swim Lessons.

Beginners swim lessons, teaching basic water safety, breathing, floating and limited assisted swimming for ages 8-10yo.

 

Playgroup for ages 6 months to 3 years.  

Children & Parents have an opportunity for free play where they practice tactile, fine & gross motor skills.

Family Swim.

Family pool time is for all swimming abilities. Children under age 8 must be accompanied and supervised in the water by an adult (age 18+). Co-ed; max (40)

Adult Water Activities 

Aqua Aerobics 

Low-impact aerobic exercise as a cardio workout performed in the pool. $7/class; seniors/$5Discount 14 visit punch card available at Curtis Hall for purchase by check or money order only. Cost $65 adults $50 seniors. **NO CASH ACCEPTED**

Family Swim

Family pool time is for all swimming abilities. Children under age 8 must be accompanied and supervised in the water by an adult (age 18+). Co-ed; max (40)

Senior Lap Swim

Lap swim for seniors who are able to swim the entire length of the pool (25yds) without a flotation device. Co-ed; ages 55+. Max (6) swimmers per session.

Senior Open Swim

Recreational pool time for seniors of all swimming abilities. The pool is reserved for seniors 55+yo. Co-ed; max (40)

Adult Lap Swim 

Lap swim for individuals who are able to swim the entire length of the pool (25yds) without a flotation device. Co-ed; ages 13+. Max (6) swimmers per session.

Lifeguard Institute - Training Program 

Young Adults must be at least 16yo or over to enroll. Training to become a certified lifeguard with accreditations including First Aid, CPR and AED. Certified by the American Red Cross

Activities in the Gymnasium

Pickleball 

Introduction to Pickleball with basic instructions and applied during game time. Pickleball is a paddleball sport (similar to a racquet sport) that combines elements of badminton, table tennis(ping pong), and tennis.

Batting Cage Time 

Practice Baseball or Softball Batting Skills by using a pitching machine with safety equipment

 

JP Dads Basketball 

Men of all skill levels engage in a game of pickup basketball (various times and days of the week)

 

Gym (Open Access Times) 

Men of all skill levels engage in a game of pickup basketball (times and days of week varies)

Indoor Track (Open Access Times)

Opportunity for pre-registrants to walk or run on the track as a form of exercise to improve health & fitness. Approximately 22x laps around = 1mi.

Curtis Hall Women's/Femme Basketball/Open Gym 18yo+

Women, non-binary, genderqueer, trans & gender nonconforming 18yo+ of all skill levels engage in basketball.

 

Playgroup (for ages 6 months to 3 years) 

Children & parents have an opportunity for free play where they practice tactile, fine & gross motor skills.

Zumba Fitness with Nery

Is a full-body, cardio and aerobic exercise achieved through dancing to Latin and international music with dance moves designed to improve your health and boost your metabolism.

Zumba GOLD

(Advanced Class) Is a full-body, cardio and aerobic exercise achieved through dancing to Latin and international music with dance moves designed to improve your health and boost your metabolism.

Senior Fitness Class 

Low intensity cardio exercises that promote increased stability, balance, flexibility and breathing.

Family Gym Night 

Families spend time engaging and bonding by exploring various games and activities with their children in the gym.

Community Room Activities

Family Movie Night

Free Family movie once a month in the community room, during summer months outdoors. rated G

Senior Bridge Club 

Seniors play the classic card game of Bridge. This trick-taking card game of Bridge is a game played with 4 players, 2 teams and 13 dealt cards.

(Virtual) Senior Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga for seniors performed by the Age Strong Commision on Zoom

Fitness Center Activities

Senior Fitness Class 

Low intensity cardio exercises that promote increased stability, balance, flexibility and breathing.

Full Body Workout

Members engage in organized calisthenics, stretching and body weight resistance/strengthening. 

Computer Room Activities

Technology and Computer Classes

Intro to MacOS, Microsoft Office Suite, Intro to Smart Wearables, Intro to Popular online payments, etc. (varies)

Computer Lab (Open Access Times) 

Open Computer Time to explore the internet, research or use various software programs

Senior Online Mind Exercises/FIT BRAIN

Challenges mental acuity with online games.

Tech Goes Home

This course provides a solid foundation in basic computer concepts and the essentials of hardware, software, operating systems, the internet, and more. in addition, it teaches how to explore the web, use search engines, work with email, etc.

Activities for Teens and Youth

Pickleball

Introduction to Pickleball with basic instructions for youth

Badminton 

Youth learn the basic skills and play the game of badminton

Batting Cage Time 

Practice Baseball or Softball Batting Skills by using a pitching machine with safety equipment

Computer Classes for all ages 

Youth can learn to code, teens can learn Adobe Photoshop, Adults can learn how to write a résumé, etc. 

 

Computer Lab Open Access Times

Open Computer Time to explore the internet, research or use various software programs

Family Movie Night

Free Family movie once a month in the community room, during summer months outdoors. rated G

Gym Open Access Times 

Unstructured gym time where the teens are allowed to shoot around and participate in a game of pickup basketball (times and days of week varies).

Zumba Kids & Zumba Jr. 

Is a full-body, cardio and aerobic exercise achieved through dancing to Latin and international music with dance moves designed to improve your health and boost your metabolism. Face coverings are required.

Indoor Track Open Access Times

Opportunity for pre-registrants to walk or run on the track as a form of exercise to improve health & fitness. Approximately 22x laps around = 1mi.

Adult Lap Swim

Lap swim for individuals who are able to swim the entire length of the pool (25yds) without a flotation device. Co-ed; ages 13+. Max (6) swimmers per session.

Rec Swim

Recreational pool time for all swimming abilities. Children under age 8 must be accompanied and supervised in the water by an adult (age 18+). Co-ed; max (40)

Family Swim

Family pool time is for all swimming abilities. Children under age 8 must be accompanied and supervised in the water by an adult (age 18+). Co-ed; max (40)

Playgroup for ages 6 months to 3 years

Children & parents have an opportunity for free play where they practice tactile, fine & gross motor skills

Swim Lessons for Babies, Toddlers, Children

Also known as Parent Child Swim Lessons where Swim Safety is introduced while allowing the child to acclimate to the water.

Beginners Swim Lessons

Beginners swim lessons, teaching basic water safety, breathing, floating and limited assisted swimming for ages 8-10yo.

Swim Team

For youth ages 8-16 yrs old and must be able to swim 25 yards without stopping. Also, they must be able to keep their head above water (tread water) for 60 seconds without touching the bottom of the pool (deep end test)

Pre-Swim Team

For youth who didn’t pass the tryouts and need to work on their swim skills to get ready for the next year’s Swim Team

Lifeguard Institute - Training Program

young adults must be at least 16yo or over to enroll. Training to become a certified lifeguard with accreditations including First Aid, CPR and AED.  Certified by the American Red Cross

Tech Goes Home

This course provides a solid foundation in basic computer concepts and the essentials of hardware, software, operating systems, the internet, and more. In addition, it teaches how to explore the web, use search engines, work with email, etc.

Teen Center Drop-in

Teens have a space where they can play games, listen to music or podcasts, learn from workshops, swim or health & fitness activities or sports in the gym

Teen DYEE Curtis Cafe Entrepreneurs

Teen-led project where they learn the basics of entrepreneurship from concept , budget and implementation

Youth Basketball League

Coed youth teams ages 8-12yo practice skills & run drills to improve for the Basketball League Games played on Saturdays.

Pee Wee Beginners Basketball 

Coed Pee Wee youth teams learn the fundamentals of basketball by learning basic skills & drills, dribbling, passing & shooting and working as a team.

Youth Intro to Computer Science for Kids

Youth learn the basics of coding using the program SCRATCH developed by UMass

Youth Computer Technology Programs

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Intro to Photoshop

Learn about digital photography from instructor-led activities and hands-on experience.

EDUCATIONAL GAMES

Roblox, I Spy, The Oregon Trail, Catan, etc.

Learn about spelling, typing, strategy, and time management through fun and engaging games you’ll love to play.

COMPUTER CODING

Youth learn the basics of coding using the program SCRATCH developed by UMass. Learn about computer coding through interactive, hands-on online activities that also promote problem-solving and creativity. 

AFTER-SCHOOL COMPUTING CENTER

Our computing center is available to youth of all age groups after school to do homework.

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