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with Erin Hamlin

Calendar Jan 22, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 11 weeks

The class that started the dance-fitness revolution and changed the way we look at a “workout” forever. It’s fun, effective and best of all? Made for everyone! It is a dance fitness cardio class with roots in latin rhythms. Wear sneakers and comfortable clothes, bring water and a towel. Erin has been teaching Zumba since 2014, with hundreds of students across Maine and beyond! You can learn more about her and her classes at: profile/erin-hamlin/1091680. 11-week session.  Registration: $90.  REGISTER EARLY TO ENSURE THE CLASS WILL RUN!                                                 

(Photo Credit:  Jeff Kloft)


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Boating Safety


with Boat America

Calendar Mar 9, 2024 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Boat America - A Course for Responsible Boating

“Boat America” is the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) Boating Safety Course endorsed by the State of Maine and required to obtain your Maine Boating Safety Certificate card.

This is a comprehensive introductory course designed to meet the boating education needs of recreational boaters and includes specific requirements established by Maine Boating Laws. This course will provide general information about boats and maintenance, information to make your boating experience safer and more comfortable, and tips on how to be a more courteous boat operator. Students will receive a manual with the course and must pass a NASBLA exam at the end of the course to obtain the Maine Boating Safety Certificate card. Students should plan to bring lunch to class.

Topics Include:

Chapter 1: Know Your Boat

Chapter 2: Before You Get Underway

Chapter 3: Operating Your Boat Safely

Chapter 4: The Legal Requirements of Boating

Chapter 5: Boating Emergencies...What to Do

Chapter 6: Enjoying Water Sports with Your Boat

Beginning January 1, 2024, a person ages 12 to 25 (increasing by one year every year thereafter) that operates a boat with a motor greater than 25HP on inland waters of this State or territorial waters (3 miles offshore) will be required to have successfully completed a state mandated Boating Safety Education course and possess and present for inspection a State Issued Boater Safety and Education Certificate Card.

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Backyard Birds


with Alan Audet

Calendar Mar 20, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join Alan, president of the Poland Trail Committee, as he shares information about the birds we typically see in our Maine backyards. From types of food to placement of feeders, get some tips for what you can do or offer to attract different kinds of birds to your backyard! 

Photo courtesy of Tamra Wight.

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Tai Chi


with Chris O'Donnell

Calendar Mar 21, 2024 at 3:45 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Tai Chi is a form of exercise that combines breathing techniques and slow, deliberate movements intended to improve health and muscle tone. Practicing the gentle movements of Tai Chi can calm the mind, strengthen the body, and improve balance. Let Chris be your guide as you work alongside her toward a more peaceful and flexible self. Chris has been an active participant in Tai Chi for over 15 years. 8-week session. Registration: $60. For ALL ages and fitness levels!  REGISTER EARLY TO ENSURE THAT CLASS WILL RUN.

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