Parks & Rec News

Composting Workshop

Keep food scraps out of the landfill with home composting. Chittenden Solid Waste’s Community Outreach Coordinator, Lauren Layn, will outline the benefits of “closing the loop” with your own household food scraps and yard debris in a presentation on maintaining a healthy compost system. In 2012, the Vermont Legislature unanimously passed the Universal Recycling Law (Act 148), this presentation focuses on keeping organic materials – like food scraps and other food waste – out of the landfill, which will be required for all Vermonters by 2020. This free workshop will be on Wed., May 8 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Shelburne Town Center Activity Room (ground floor). Please RSVP to 985-9551. Space is limited.

Gentle Yoga

Breathe, relax, stretch-join Kay Boyce, certified yoga instructor, for this Gentle Yoga Class, with attention to correct alignment, breath work, and stretches. You will build strength, tone muscle and find new flexibility. This class is great for those new to yoga, or who simply want to enhance their personal yoga practice. Bring your own yoga mat and a cotton blanket or large beach towel. Class Dates: Thursdays, May 2 – June 6; 9 – 10 a.m. Fee: $55; Location: Shelburne Town Activity Room. Registration deadline: April 30.

Early Morning Boot Camp

As a group you will work with your neighbors, supporting and being supported to obtain your fitness goals. Each workout is a mix of cardio and strength training, using your own body weight as well as some small equipment. All levels of fitness are welcome. This is a fun, motivating way to get fit and a great way to kick start your day. Class Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays, ​​Apr. 29 – June 5; 6-7 a.m.; ​Fee: $120; ​Location: SCS Gym; ​Instructor: Kristin Hartley. Registration Deadline: April 26.

 

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