Adult Programs

ADULT meals

lunch & learns

Join us at the KCC for our monthly Lunch and Learn sessions! Lunch menus to be determined.

Cost: $7 – Space is limited, please register in advance.

When:  11:30am – 1:00pm        

Thursday, October 21, Meet White Pine & Ask a Naturalist, What role does nature play in your life? During this lunch and learn, you’ll have the chance to meet some of White Pine’s skilled naturalists as well as learn about opportunities to participate and be involved with White Pine in the Kittery community. We invite you to bring your questions about birds, fauna, or flora!

Tuesday, November 16, Philip Posa, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine are a hot, new topic and there are a lot of advancements in the medical field today. This 30-45 minute presentation followed by Q&A will help assist you in making better, informed life decisions.

Thursday, December 16, Kendra Amaral, Town of Kittery Town Manager, Meet the Town Manager, Kendra Amaral and learn about Town projects, goals and objectives.  Learn more about the Town, its services, and how the local government is operated.  Discuss hot topics and hear about how the town sets it budget, plans what roads are being paved next, and what’s coming up next in its implementation of the 10 Year Comprehensive Plan.

veteran's harvest luncheon

Join us for a special Harvest Luncheon Celebration! A turkey dinner with all the fixin’s! We will be saying thank you to our veterans by providing this meal for free to all who served! Pick-up options available. Please pre-register by calling 207-439-3800. Seating is limited.
When: Thursday, November 4, 11:30am
Cost: Veterans – FREE / All others – $10

Senior Food and Fun luncheon at Bowl-O-Rama!

Grab your friends and hit the lanes! Transportation is not provided. 

Who: Seniors
When: Tuesday, October 5, 11:00am-12:00pm, Register by September 30
When: Tuesday, October 19, 11:00am-12:00pm, Register by October 14
Cost: $15/person includes an hour of bowling, shoes and lunch.  Lunch is a choice of 2 of the following: ½ sandwich, salad, and soup.

ADULT CLASSES

Due to COVID-19, full session registration & payment in advance is required for all classes. All classes will follow CDC guidelines for COVID-19 prevention. 

intuitive meditation

Have you always wanted to explore meditation, knowing the benefits for your body and mind, however dread the thought of having to sit in stillness, cross-legged and empty minded? If so, join us while we explore the intuitive approach of meditation, with Anja. You will be guided through a meditation style that offers many different doorways to relaxation. Take this opportunity to find deep rest and release your tension. When the weather allows we will enjoy nature and meditate in Rogers Park. Please bring something to lay or sit on, bug spray and cushions or blankets to get comfortable.

Instructor: Anja Schneider
Who: 16+
When: Mondays, 6:00 – 7:00PM, Sept 13-Oct 25 (No class Oct 11)
Cost: $60/Resident, $65/Non-resident

acting for thrillers, horrors, & sci-fi

It’s spooky season, so join acting coach, casting director, and horror filmmaker Mark J. Parker for a fun and informative class about acting for scary stories. The techniques taught in this workshop will be different from stage acting, as actors will try to ground their acting in natural, truthful performances while hitting their mark for the camera, like you see in films and television series. Since Halloween and horror entertainment have become more popular than ever, why not get some practice being a ghost, madman, hero, or unsuspecting victim? The group will work on improv exercises that stretch their imaginations and their acting ranges, plus will work on two age-appropriate scenes from film and TV in the thriller, horror, or sci-fi genres. Memorizing the scenes for week 2 is encouraged, and actors will be recorded on camera so they can watch their work. Both beginners and experienced actors are welcome.

Instructor: Mark Parker
TEENS
Who: Ages 12-17
When: Mondays, 5:30-6:45pm, Sept 27 & Oct 4
Cost: 2-week workshop, Resident $50, Nonresident $55
ADULTS
Who: Ages 18+
When: Mondays, 5:30-6:45pm, Oct 18 & 25
Cost: 2-week workshop, Resident $60, Nonresident $65

acting and improv on camera

Join acting coach, casting director, and filmmaker Mark J. Parker for a fun and informative class about acting for the camera. The techniques taught in this workshop will be different from stage acting, as actors will try to ground their acting in natural, truthful performances like you see in films and television series. Students will work on improv, acting exercises, and age-appropriate scenes from film and TV, plus they will work on hitting their mark within the camera frame and understanding camera angles. Scenes will need to be memorized for Week 2 and actors will be recorded on camera so they can watch and keep their videos. Both beginners and experienced actors are welcome.

Instructor: Mark Parker
ADULTS
Who: 18+
When: Mondays, Aug 23 & 30, 2 classes | 5:30-6:45pm
Cost: Resident $60, Nonresident $65

EVERYBODY CAN DO YOGA

If you sit at a desk all day, if you are rehabilitating from injuries, if you have issues getting up from the floor and down to the floor, if you have arthritic joints/limited joint mobility, if you would just like a yoga class where you know you are not going to jump from one pose to another…then this is the class for you! This form of yoga uses a chair as a prop. We will practice either sitting in a chair or standing and using the chair for support. We will experience increased strength and flexibility. We will restore and increase our balance. We will breathe and relax. We will not be wearing shoes in class. Please do not eat a heavy meal for at least an hour before class. No drop ins.

Instructor: Sara Bigelson
Who: Ages 55+
When: Option 1: Tuesdays, 10:00 – 11:00am, Sept 14-Oct 19, Nov 9-Dec 14, Jan 11-Feb 15
Option 2: Fridays, 10:15 – 11:15am, Sept 17-Oct 22, Nov 12-Dec 17, Jan 14- Feb 18
Cost: Resident $52/Nonresident $57

LINE DANCING

Learn all types of line dancing for beginners to intermediates, waltzes, cha-chas, rhumbas, polkas, etc. This is such a fun class that has choreographed dances that are taught step by step in segments without music and then music is added later. Come try out a class! Line dancing is a great way to stay healthy and is great exercise! No experience is necessary and no partner needed!

Instructor: Sara Bigelson
Who: Adults
When: Fridays, 1:00 – 2:30pm, Sept 17-Oct 22, Additional dates TBD
Cost: Resident $40/ Nonresident $45

long and strong

A 60-minute full body workout utilizing body weight, light weights, yoga mats and blocks, and our own mind-body awareness.  Balance, posture, strength, flexibility and mindfulness will all be addressed.  Becky Kollmorgen is a physical therapist,
yoga instructor, and certified group fitness instructor.  She brings years of teaching experience to the class. Please bring a mat, yoga block, and preferred free weights

Instructor: Becky Kollmorgen
Who: Adults
When: Tuesdays, 8:30-9:30am, Sept 7-Oct 26
Cost: $80/resident, $85/Nonresident
When: Tuesdays & Fridays, 9:00-10:00am, Nov 9- Dec 17 (No class Nov 12 or Nov 26)
Cost: $100/resident, $105/Nonresident
When: Tuesdays & Fridays, 9:00-10:00am, Jan 4-Feb 11
Cost: $120/resident, $125/Nonresident

Better, leaner, stronger

Better, Leaner, Stronger is a fun, full body workout designed to increase physical strength, build endurance and improve balance while enhancing flexibility and mobility. This one-hour class will challenge your body in an effective, safe and creative format using your own body weight, hand weights and other fitness toys.Included also is core training, short bursts of non-impact, cardio conditioning and stretching for a complete, full body workout. Our class accommodates all fitness levels. You will sweat and smile and leave feeling more energized than ever. Please bring an exercise or yoga mat and two pair of hand-held weights (dumbbells) at your strength level. There are also weights available to share.

Instructor: Andy Ferragamo
When: Monday & Wednesday, 8:50am-9:50am, Sept 8-Dec 15
Cost: Resident $223 / Nonresident $228

INTERMEDIATE ADULT BALLET

This class will introduce the foundations of ballet, including floor stretching, barre work, and center work. The focus will be on strengthening leg and arm muscles, improving posture and flexibility and strengthening the core, all while enjoying the art of dance. Stay in shape by dancing! Please bring a yoga mat for the floor stretching. Student should either have taken the beginner class or at least 1 year prior experience. No drop ins

Instructor: Susan Duffy
Who: Ages 18+
When: Saturdays, 10:00 – 11:30am, Sept 11-Nov 13
Cost: Residents $125/Nonresidents $130

Yogilates

This class incorporates movements, postures and positions performed to increase strength – especially core strength, flexibility and balance of the entire body. We will learn core exercises and stabilizing techniques to improve posture and increase ease of movement levels and is done without shoes. Please bring a mat.

Instructor: Sara Bigelson
Who: 18+
When: Thursdays, 10:00-11:00am, Sept 16-Oct 21, Jan 13-Feb 17
Cost: Resident $52/Nonresident $57
When: Thursdays, 10:00-11:00am, Nov 18-Dec 16 (No class on Thanksgiving Day)
Cost: Resident $35/Nonresident $40

Bend, Breathe, & Stretch

An hour class that encompasses yoga poses and flows, full body stretching, flexibility and balance movements. It is designed for all ages and is of benefit to deconditioned participants as well as athletes. The class will assist in combating stress, improves balance and body awareness, as well as, teaching health breathing techniques. We will use yoga blocks and yoga straps and other props that will enhance your practice. General class consists of: Calming, centering, and stretching (10 min), yoga poses and flows (25 min), balancing and flexibility (15 min) finishing with final stretching, total relaxation (10 min). No experience necessary. Please bring yoga mat to class and your own blocks & straps if you have them.

Instructor: Andy Ferragamo
When: Monday & Wednesday, 10:00am-11:00am, Sept 8-Dec 15, No class Oct 11 & Nov 1
Cost: Resident $223 / Nonresident $228

karate

Join 9th Degree Black Belt and Head Instructor of the NE Okinawan Karate Dojo, Greg Lazarus for our new Karate Program! He welcomes students (8 years of age and older) that come to him with the desire to learn the true essence of Matsumura Seito Karate-do. Shihan Lazarus has been training students since 1980. Our classes stress Traditional Protocol, Self-Discipline and Quality Authentic Training and Techniques. Classes are continued all year. Family discounts are offered. A uniform is required and can be purchased through the instructor. No drop ins.

Who: Ages 8 – 13
When: Mondays & Thursdays, 5:45-6:30pm, Sept 9-Nov 29 (No class Sept 16), Dec-Feb | No class on days the KCC is closed
Who: Ages 14-65
When: Mondays & Thursdays, 6:45 – 8:00pm, Sept 9-Nov 29 (No class Sept 16), Dec-Feb | No class on days the KCC is closed
Cost: Residents – $200/one and $165/ea add’l family member
Nonresidents – $205/one and $170/ea add’l family member

Southern maine agency on aging presents: A MATTER OF BALANCE WORKSHOP

Are concerns about balance and falling impacting your life? Many older adults experience these concerns and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is a nationally recognized program designed to help you manage falls and increase activity levels.  In this 8 session workshop you will learn to view falls as something you can control, make changes around the home to reduce fall risks, exercise to increase strength and balance, and learn how being assertive can help you stay independent. The workshop will meet at the Kittery Community Center on Mondays and Fridays from 10:00am-12:00pm starting on Sept. 27, 2021. Preregistration is required.  Please go to www.smaaa.org/events.html  or call 207-396-6578 or 1-800-427-7411 for more information or to register.

free fitness room orientation

Want to join the fitness room but don’t know where to start? If an introduction to the machines is what you need, join us for an hour-long orientation on our equipment with one of our personal trainers.

Who: 16+
Cost: Free – must pre-register though
Instructor: Sara Bigelson
When: Tuesdays, 11:30 – 12:30pm, Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16,
Dec 14, Jan 11
When: Saturdays, 1:00 – 2:00pm, Dec 11, Jan 15