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Senior Recreation Classes  

Classes and programs are designed for Sparta residents 60 and over.  Non-residents will be placed on a waiting list until we determine if there is space available.  There is also an additional charge for these registrations.  All classes and programs meet at the Walter Lynch Senior Center (40 Trapasso Drive) unless otherwise noted.  Register at Sparta Recreation, lower level of the Library (22 Woodport Road).

Morning Exercise   A.F.E.P.
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program –Easy exercises for strength and flexibility.  This class is held Mon. Wed. & Fri., in 8 week segments, however, you can join any time.  Attend any or all classes weekly for an excellent workout. Instructors:  Marianne Dilworth & Caryn Camelo
Activity # Day Time Session Dates
404101-A1 MWF 9:15-10:00 I 4/24-6/16
404101-B1 MWF 9:15-10:00 II 6/19-8/11

Gentle Yoga for Seniors—a class with gentle movements, designed for seniors. If you want to attend both Mon. & Wed. classes, you must register for both.  Instructor:  Heather Bivona
Activity # Day Type Time Session Dates Fee
404111-A1 Wed  mat work 11:00-12:00 I 4/12-5/31 $15
404111-B1 Fri chair only 11:00-12:00 I 6/7-7/26 $15
404111-B2 Fri chair only 12:00-1:00 I 8/2-9/20 $15
404111-C1 Wed mat work 11:00-12:00 II 5/19-7/7 $15
404111-D1 Fri chair only 11:00-12:00 II 7/14-9/1 $15
404111-D2 Fri. chair only 12:00-1:00 II 9/8-10/27 $15
404111-E1 Wed  mat work 11:00-12:00 III 5/19-7/7 $15
404111-F1 Fri chair only 11:00-12:00 II 7/14-9/1 $15
404111-F2 Fri chair only 12:00-1:00 III 9/8-10/27 $15

Easy Art—Lessons in acrylic and oil painting for beginners to experts.
Instructor:  Herbert Stanske 
Activity # Day Time Session Dates Fee
404121-A1 Fri 10:15-11:45 I 3/31-4/28 $12
404121-B1 Fri 10:15-11:45 II 5/5-5/26 $12

Line Dancing for Beginners—Easy, fun dances & great exercise! No partner or experience necessary.  Instructor:  David Cross 
Activity # Day Time Session Dates Fee
404102-A1 Fri 10:00-11:00am I 4/28-6/16 $15
404102-B1 Fri 10:00-11:00am II 6/23-8/11 $15
Intermediate Line Dancing-for the more experienced dancer.
Instructor:  David Cross
Activity # Day Time Session Dates Fee
404103-A1 Wed 10:00-11:00 I 3/22-5/10 $15
404103-B1 Wed 10:00-11:00 II 5/17-7/5 $15

WATER EXERCISE - This wonderful class for seniors will run from June
6th until Labor Day, in the heated pool at Knoll Heights. We meet each weekday at
10:30AM. This exercise is very beneficial to individuals with joint and/or back
trouble or low fitness levels. Instructor: Jan Kitt & Marianne Dilworth
Activity #      Dates         Days                Time                           Fee 104101-A1    6/12-9/4      Mon-Fri         10:30-11:30am            $60

will be available to Sparta Seniors from June 12
through Labor Day in the heated pool at Knoll Heights.
First come- First serve
Water Exercise & Combination Swim will allow a maximum of 40 registrants:
Twp. Residents can purchase badges at the Recreation Office.
Knoll Heights residents go to KHV office for a $5.00 badge.
(Fees help defray the cost of heating pools and staffing lifeguards.)
Pool Hours:  Monday-Saturday                11:30am-6:00pm
                     Thursday & Friday             11:30am-8:30pm (starting July 7th )
                     Sunday                              1:00pm-6:00pm
  Activity # Dates Fee
Water Exercise/ Open Swim combo 104101-B1 6/12-9/4 $85
Open Swim Only 104101-C1 6/12-9/4 $50

Adult golf classes are a perfect fit for novice golfers. You’ll enjoy learning the basics of golf rules, etiquette, swing fundamentals, and course navigation. After just 5 hours you’ll have the tools necessary to get out and play with confidence! The classes are taught by PGA professional, Mary Beth Kohberger, and will be held at the Black Bear Golf Club, Rte 23 Franklin, NJ
Activity # Day Time Dates Fee
403072-A1 Mon - Thur 6:00-7:15PM  (1st class  6:30-7:45) 4/10-4/13 $149
403072-B1 Sat & Sun 3:30-6:00PM 4/29 & 4/30 $159
403072-C1 Thursdays -Ladies 11:00AM-12:00PM 5/11-6-8 $149
403072-D1 Wed 7:00-8:00PM 5/17-6/14 $149
403072-E1 Fir, Mon, Wed, Fri 12:15-1:30PM 6/2-6/9 $149

These classes are fun, relaxed, and a cost effective way to get your game on track!  Covering a different topic each week: Putting, chipping, sand, pitching, irons, and driving. The classes are taught by PGA professional, Mary Beth Kohberger, and will be held at the Black Bear Golf Club, Rte 23 Franklin, NJ.
Activity # Day Time Dates Fee
403072-F1 Tuesdays 11:00AM-12:00NOON 5/2-6/6 $200

Through partnership with the Recreation Department, enjoy golf w/cart for $40.00 Mon.-Fri. anytime and after 3:00PM weekends and holidays.  Pick up a registration form at the Rec. Office.
Massage Therapy is an ancient art of healing to enhance a person’s health. 
Licensed Massage Therapist: Charlene Andrewlavage will be offering Sparta Seniors the opportunity to experience how even a 10-15 minute massage can rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit.  Tues. 10am – 12noon – Walter Lynch Senior Center (Lynch Room) Cost: $1.00 per minute with a 10 minute minimum. You must call Charlene to set up an
appointment.  973-726-0527




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