Barrington

Learning Center



RECREATION

Sports and other Activities  for Active Adults and Teens.  
See each Event for appropriate age and skill levels.  

Upcoming events

    • Monday, January 06, 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Monday, March 09, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • St. James Lutheran Church
    Register

    TAI CHI - YEUNG STYLE Image result for tai chi

    Tai Chi is one of the original Chinese mar¬tial Arts. The Yeung Style (from the Yeung Family of Yeung Cheng Po) is practiced to¬day throughout the world as an exercise that cultivates mental as well as physical wellbe¬ing. Its slow fluid movements and emphasis on relaxation and internal softening make it an ideal exercise for people of all ages. Our instructor, Bob McManus (Provtaichi.com), has been a student and teacher of the Yeung style of Tai Chi for over 30 years. He has gone to Hong Kong eight times where he studies with the Yeung family to deepen his understanding of this ancient and effective martial art and health system. Eight 1-hour sessions.

    FEE: $92 Members/ $102 Non-Members

    Monday mornings, beginning January 6, 2020 9:00-10:00AM

    ( No Class January 20, 2020 - February 17, 2020 ) 

    St. James Lutheran Church, 49 Middle Highway, Barrington

    Bob McManus, Instructor


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


     

     

     

    • Wednesday, January 08, 2020
    • 7:00 PM
    • Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • Barrington Middle School Gym
    • 4
    Register

    RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL 

    For beginners and more experienced players alike, this co-ed class welcomes all skill levels. The play is spirited, but the emphasis is on fun and exercise, and not the final score. Individual instruction is available on request. Registration is limited to 15. Twelve 2-hour sessions.

    Fee:  $95 Members;  $100 Non members

    It is essential that you register through the Barrington Learning Center office before the beginning of class!  All registrations are accepted on a first-come first - served basis.  

    Walk-ins accepted on a night by night basis.  At the time of approval, registration must be paid online only.  Cost:  $15 per night.

    Wednesdays 7:00 to 9:00 PM   

    16 & 17  Year old's accompanied by and adult 

    Barrington Middle School Gym, Bruce Mason Coach

    • Wednesday, March 04, 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Wednesday, April 22, 2020
    • 10:30 AM
    • Temple Habonim
    Register

    YOGA:  Wednesday Morning

    Image result for morning yogaBegin your morning with quiet stillness as we stretch the body and calm the mind. Leave ready to face the rest of your day balanced and energized.

    Postures are practiced to align, strengthen and increase flexibility in the body while guided awareness and breathing techniques are combined to achieve full body relaxation.

    This class is ideal for a beginner looking to explore the benefits of yoga or a seasoned practitioner looking to enjoy a community class setting. Modifications will be offered to allow participants to individualize each class experience.

    Please bring a mat, blanket, pen and paper.

    Classes will meet at Temple Habonim,  Eight 1 and 1/2 hour classes.  

    Fee:  $115 Members;  $125 Non Members;

    Wednesday mornings beginning March 4, 2020  9:30 - 11:00 a.m

    Yoga With: Patricia Mclaughlin 

    As of 1/1/2020, our refund policy has changed.  Click here to view our refund policy or visit our FAQ page.



    • Monday, March 16, 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Monday, May 04, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • St. James Lutheran Church
    Register

    TAI CHI - YEUNG STYLE Image result for tai chi

    Tai Chi is one of the original Chinese mar¬tial Arts. The Yeung Style (from the Yeung Family of Yeung Cheng Po) is practiced to¬day throughout the world as an exercise that cultivates mental as well as physical wellbe¬ing. Its slow fluid movements and emphasis on relaxation and internal softening make it an ideal exercise for people of all ages. Our instructor, Bob McManus (Provtaichi.com), has been a student and teacher of the Yeung style of Tai Chi for over 30 years. He has gone to Hong Kong eight times where he studies with the Yeung family to deepen his understanding of this ancient and effective martial art and health system. Eight 1-hour sessions.

    FEE: $92 Members/ $102 Non-Members

    Monday mornings, beginning March 16, 2020 9:00-10:00AM

    St. James Lutheran Church, 49 Middle Highway, Barrington

    Bob McManus, Instructor


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


     

     

     

    • Tuesday, April 14, 2020
    • 12:30 PM
    • Friday, April 17, 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • BARRINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM
    • 12
    Register

    Let’s Play Pickleball – Barrington Youth Pickleball Clinic:

    Image result for KIDS PICKLEBALL

    A mix of tennis, ping pong and badminton, pickleball is taking the country by storm and is a great pastime for all ages.

    This clinic is for girls and boys currently in grades 4 through 8. It will be conducted by Cliff Teixeira, a USAPA District Ambassador for Rhode Island.

    Date: April 14 through 17, 2020

    Time: 12:30pm to 3pm

    Registration: Class size will be limited to 12 students.

    Equipment and dress: Participants should dress for play. Shorts, t-shirt and tennis shoes are recommended. If you own a pickleball paddle please bring it. We will also have extra pickleball paddles available for those who don’t own one. Please provide a small snack and drink for your child.

    Fee:  $55

    • Wednesday, April 22, 2020
    • 7:00 PM
    • Wednesday, May 13, 2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • Barrington Middle School Gym
    • 14
    Register

    RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL 

    For beginners and more experienced players alike, this co-ed class welcomes all skill levels. The play is spirited, but the emphasis is on fun and exercise, and not the final score. Individual instruction is available on request. Registration is limited to 15

    4 Week Session

    Fee:  $35 Members;  $40 Non members

    It is essential that you register through the Barrington Learning Center office before the beginning of class!  All registrations are accepted on a first-come first - served basis.  

    Wednesdays 7:00 to 9:00 PM   

    16 & 17  Year old's accompanied by and adult 

    Barrington Middle School Gym, Bruce Mason Coach

    • Thursday, April 23, 2020
    • 7:00 PM
    • Thursday, May 21, 2020
    • 9:30 PM
    • BARRINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM
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    SPRING PICKLEBALL 101:  Pickleball is a court sport played on a badminton-sized court.  It is played with a perforated plastic ball similar to a whiffle ball and composite or wooden paddles about twice the size of ping-pong paddles.  It is played on a court that is about 1/3 the size of a normal tennis court.  The USA Pickleball Association currently estimates there are over 3 million people actively playing pickleball in America.  Many children and teenagers play it in physical education classes in middle and high schools.  Seniors enjoy it as well.  The Barrington Recreation Department will hold 3 Pickleball 101 courses over the Fall, Winter and Spring.  Each class is limited to 16 people. Taught by Cliff Teixeira from Bristol.  Cliff is a USAPA Ambassador and has been teaching Pickleball in Barrington for the past year.  He was instrumental in initiating Pickleball nights at the Kent Street Courts.  

    Spring Pickleball 101:  April 23, 30th, May 7, 14 and 21st; 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Followed by open play 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Fee: $50 Members;  $60 Non Members

    For Winter Pickleball 101, see separate listings.

    As of 1/1/2020, our refund policy has changed.  Click here for the updated policy.

    • Saturday, May 02, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • Saturday, June 06, 2020
    • 11:00 AM
    • Outside behind the Barrington Peck Center
    Register

    CHILDREN'S OUTDOOR YOGA:

    Image result for kids yogaWe will create a stable, comfortable, educational environment for children to explore yoga. Children will discover their uniqueness through yoga.

    Classes are filled with age appropriate poses, relaxation and breathing, art activities and , of course, FUN. We will play games like Yogi Says.  We will incorporate literature into the curriculum using stories like The Napping House and Jenny’s Walk. Children will become more balances physically, emotionally and spiritually. Yoga will help enhance children’s coordination, flexibility, balance and the ability to focus and concentration. The class will be held outside behind the Barrington Peck Center.  

    Ages 4-12

    Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am  for Six Weeks. 

    Location: Park in the Peck Center parking lot. The class will be held down in the grass area by the water.

    Fee:  $60.00

    As of 1/1/2020, our refund policy has changed.  Click here to view our refund policy or visit our FAQ page.


    • Monday, June 08, 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Monday, July 27, 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • St. James Lutheran Church
    Register

    TAI CHI - YEUNG STYLE Image result for tai chi

    Tai Chi is one of the original Chinese mar¬tial Arts. The Yeung Style (from the Yeung Family of Yeung Cheng Po) is practiced to¬day throughout the world as an exercise that cultivates mental as well as physical wellbe¬ing. Its slow fluid movements and emphasis on relaxation and internal softening make it an ideal exercise for people of all ages. Our instructor, Bob McManus (Provtaichi.com), has been a student and teacher of the Yeung style of Tai Chi for over 30 years. He has gone to Hong Kong eight times where he studies with the Yeung family to deepen his understanding of this ancient and effective martial art and health system. Eight 1-hour sessions.

    FEE: $92 Members/ $102 Non-Members

    Monday mornings, beginning June 8, 2020 9:00-10:00AM

    St. James Lutheran Church, 49 Middle Highway, Barrington

    Bob McManus, Instructor


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


     

     

     

Past events

Thursday, January 09, 2020 ADVANCED WINTER PICKLEBALL 102
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 YOGA: TUESDAY MORNING
Monday, November 18, 2019 YOGA: MONDAY AFTERNOON
Thursday, November 07, 2019 FALL PICKLEBALL 101
Monday, October 21, 2019 2019 Barrington Golf Tournament - Full
Monday, October 21, 2019 TAI-CHI - YEUNG STYLE
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 YOGA: TUESDAY MORNING
Monday, September 23, 2019 YOGA: MONDAY AFTERNOON
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL 19Sep

Barrington Learning Center
Town of Barrington
283 County Road, Barrington, RI 02806
401-247-1900 X 381
Email: recreation@barrington.ri.gov

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