Health & Wellness

Pickleball

Pickleball is a paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. This fun sport combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong, is played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes. Five indoor courts will be set up at the Tappan Gym Pavilion for Intermediate and Advanced players. Note: No Beginner court or instruction offered.   Come out and play; bring your own paddle/ball or use one of ours!  Age 21 & up. 

Location: Tappan Gym Pavilion (Top Floor)
Drop-in Fee: $5

DayTimeDates
Fri6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11/15, 12/6, 12/20, 1/3
1/17, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14


55+ Pickleball

Two indoor courts will be set up at the Brookline Senior Center and instructors will be on-site to offer advice to new athletes. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn - but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. Come learn to play; bring your own paddle or use one of ours! Ages 55 & up.

Location: Brookline Senior Center
Drop-in Fee: $3

Day
TimeDates
Wed2:30 PM - 4:30 PM12/4, 1/8, 2/12

Active Older Adult Programs

Winter Wonderland at Tower Hill Botanic Garden - December 13, 2019

Tower Hill Botanic Garden features a four-season display of the finest plants for cultivation in New England. Carefully planned gardens and collections of ornamental, edible and native plants, plus trails that enhance the natural features of this beautiful 171-acre property and a robust program and event schedule make Tower Hill a must-see destination. Visitors can enjoy decorated indoor rooms and soak in the warmth of subtropical plants in the conservatories. Optional winter crafts workshop included in admission.

Location: Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston
Fee (Res/NR): $12/$15

DayTimeDateCode
Fri11:00 AM - 2:00 PM12/13310085-3B


Paint Party with Brookline Arts Center - January 22, 2020

Brighten up your winter and enhance your artistic skills with our friends at the Brookline Arts Center! Expert instructors will help you paint your own masterpiece, that you’ll be sure to show off to friends and family. Registration fee includes all materials and refreshments at the Brookline Arts Center.

Transportation provided – will depart Brookline Senior Center at 12:30 PM

Location: Brookline Arts Center
Fee (RES/NR): $20/$30

DayTimeDateCode
Wed1:00 PM - 3:00 PM1/22310043-4A


Rose Art Museum - February 6, 2020

With its highly respected international collection, scholarly exhibitions, and multidisciplinary academic and public programs, the Rose affirms and advances the values of freedom of expression, global diversity, and social justice that are the hallmarks of Brandeis University. Following the visit to the museum, we will stop for lunch at Leo’s Place Diner at your own cost.

Transportation provided – will depart Brookline Senior Center at 10:30 AM

Location: Rose Art Museum, Waltham
Fee (RES/NR): $5/$8

DayTimeDateCode
Thu11:00 AM - 2:00 PM2/6310098-3B


Potter's Party with Brookline Arts Center - February 26, 2020

Brighten up your winter and enhance your artistic skills with our friends at the Brookline Arts Center! Expert instructors will help you create your own masterpiece with clay, that you’ll be sure to show off to friends and family. Registration fee includes all materials and refreshments at the Brookline Arts Center.

Transportation provided – will depart Brookline Senior Center at 12:30 AM

Location: Brookline Arts Center
Fee (RES/NR): $30/$40

DayTimeDateCode
Wed1:00 PM - 3:00 PM2/26310057-5F