Adult Spring Programs

Online Registration now Available!

Free Senior Walking Program

Stay active and healthy during the icy and cold winter months by walking in a safe and warm environment. Please bring a pair of clean, dry soft-soled shoes with you and change before entering the gym. No registration is required. Shelburne Residents only. Schedule is subject to change. Call 802-985-9551 for updated schedule, information or check calendar on gym door.
Day / Times: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Dates: October 3 through March 31, 2017
Dog Obedience Classes
Develop control, teach your pet manners and gain a better understanding of your canine companion. This class helps you to be a better owner and your dog to be a better pet! Dogs must be at least 6 months old. Please note-- dogs do not attend the first class. Basic obedience training includes basic socialization, heel, sit, stay, come, down-stay and stand-stay. Maximum 16 dogs/ class. You must preregister. Kids are welcome to attend with an adult.
Days / Times: Mondays, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Fee: $85.00 ($95.00 for non-resident)
Session 17b Dates: Mondays, April 17 through June 5, 2017 (No class on May 29)
Location: Outside in Town Parking Lot (or in Shelburne Town Gymnasium depending on weather)
Instructor: James Warden, Chief of Police
Introduction to Sun Style Tai Chi
Improve your balance and agility, and increase lower and upper body strength with this gentle tai chi program. Sun style tai chi is a joint safe activity that is fun and relaxing. The class focuses on improving balance and flexibility, reducing stiffness, and preventing falls. It can be done sitting or standing by just about anyone in any location. Tai chi has also been shown to improve concentration, memory and peace of mind! Registration
Deadline: Friday, March 10 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Days: Mondays and Wednesdays
Dates: March 13 – May 10
Cost: No charge (donations to Age Well accepted)
Location: Shelburne Town Hall
Instructor: Chris Curtis

Gentle Yoga

Join Kay Boyce, Certified Yoga Instructor, for this Gentle Yoga Class, with attention to good alignment, stretches and simple assists. You will build strength, tone muscle and find new flexibility. You will leave class feeling taller, more focused and lighter. This class is great for those new to yoga, challenged with an injury, or who simply want to enhance their personal yoga practice. Please bring your own yoga mat and a cotton blanket or large beach towel. Minimum 7, Maximum 12 participants.
Registration Deadline: Monday, March 13
Days/ Time: Thursdays, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Dates: (6 weeks) March 16 through April 20
Location: Shelburne Town Hall
Fee: $55.00
Instructor: Kay Boyce, Certified Yoga Instructor

Travelogue – Destination: Thailand!
Amazing Thailand:
Food Meets Culture Come join us for an informative and tasty afternoon exploring the culture of Thailand! Oleh Kaarmik and Wichai Payungke, Shelburne residents who once lived in Thailand, will introduce you to the people, culture and rich food traditions of Thailand. We will end with a tasting of traditional Thai food and drink. Maximum of 20.
Date/Time: Saturday, April 8, 3:00 p.m.
Leaders: Oleh Kaarmik & Wichai Payungke, University of Vermont faculty members
Fee: Free!
Location: Wright House Community Room 75 Harrington Avenue, Shelburne
*Pre-registration is required. Please call 802-985-9551 to RSVP by April 3rd.
Co-Sponsored by: Pierson Library, The Wright House, Shelburne Parks & Recreation.

Beginner Zumba
Always wanted to try Zumba? Join us for this 6 week series that will feature one routine building on moves each week so you can get a great workout and feel fabulous. Fitness for your body, mind, and soul! Each Zumba® class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on. How It Works: We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check! Super fun? Check!
Benefits: A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. Minimum 5 participants required.
Registration Deadline: March 27, 2017
Days/Dates: Wednesdays, March 29 through May 3
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $70.00
Location: Shelburne Town Gym
Instructor: Rebecca Boedges

Shelburne Community Gardens

The gardens are located at the LaPlatte Nature Center off LaPlatte Circle and offer tilled plots with water access. A limited number of plots are available for 2017 on a first come, first serve basis. Gardening agreement forms are available at the Recreation Office or call for more information. New gardeners may sign up beginning April 3rd. Plots will be ready by Memorial Day weekend for planting (weather permitting), and gardeners are given notice in the fall when it’s time to clean out the garden. Plot sizes /Cost: (Large) Approx. 600 square feet = $40 (Small) Approx. 300 square feet = $25
Sorry, online registration is not available for this program due to limited space. Please register at the Recreation Office.

Library Opera Program

Back by popular demand, Shelburne resident, opera expert, and Chittenden County Opera Lovers member Toni Hill prepares us for the Metropolitan Opera’s live broadcast series (MET Live). Join us for a discussion of the story, the music, and the MET’s production of Eugene Onegin – including a summary of the historical context of the opera and how that opera fits into the trends of opera through the centuries. Call the Pierson Library directly for more information. Maximum: 20
Date: April 19
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Fee: Free!
Instructor: Toni Hill
Location: Pierson Library
To Register: Call Pierson Library: 985-5124

Technology Tutoring

Make a one-on-one appointment to have your technology questions answered. We will help you find answers to tech questions of all types, such as:
· How do I download free audiobooks or ebooks?
· How does Windows 10 work?
· Can you show me how to use this iPhone/smartphone/tablet/laptop/etc.?
· How can I send pictures to my loved ones?
· How do I use FaceBook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.?
· How do I use a mouse?
Dates: March 20 through March 24, April 24 through April 28, May 22 through May 26, June 12 through June 16
Times: Between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (½ hour to 1 hour appointments)
Fee: Free!
Location: Pierson Library
Instructors: Pierson Library Staff
To Register: Call the Pierson Library at 802-985-5124.

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