Friends of Levittown Library sponsor chair yoga

The Levittown Library is hosting a series of Chair Yoga classes, sponsored by the Friends of the Levittown Library.

The dates include June 26th; July 10th and 24th; and August 7th and 21st – all Thursdays. Classes begin at 11:00am at the library, located at 7311 New Falls Road, Levittown.

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Retro Fitness Fairless Hills opens new performance training center

Retro Fitness in Fairless Hills has opened a performance training center, in addition to their existing facility. It is fully equipped with a ROGUE 24-foot exercise rig, turf sleds, Keiser pneumatic machines, battle ropes, bumper plates, kettlebells and so much more. This is the ideal training facility for athletes and members looking to build lean muscle and burn fat.

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Bucks Tennis Association ready to serve to you!

The non-profit Bucks County Tennis Association’s (BCTA) popular low-cost county wide outdoor community tennis programs swing into action this spring with the first of multiple outdoor seasons at public parks throughout Bucks County – affordable fun and fitness for family and friends of all ages and abilities. This year’s programs include BCTA’s signature five-week Learn, Practice & Play for ages four through 94-plus, Jr. Team Tennis for ages seven through 17, high school and middle school training programs, summer youth camps, and adult leagues. Registration deadline for Season 1 is April 8th. For program details and to register, log onto www.buckscountytennis.usta.com.

Programs run in Bensalem Township, Doylestown Borough, Doylestown (Camp Curiosity), Durham Township (Palisades Community School), Falls Township, Frosty Hollow (Levittown), Hilltown Township, Langhorne (Core Creek Park), Middletown Township, New Hope-Solebury High School (Community School of New Hope-Solebury), Newtown Township, Plumstead Township, Quakertown Borough, Warminster Township, and Warrington Township.

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Central Bucks Family YMCA

Central Bucks Family YMCA is one of the largest non-profit organizations in Bucks County with a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Membership at CB Family YMCA provides full access to the Y facility. Membership includes a wide variety of programs including free group exercises classes and member rates for fee-based programs including swim classes and camp. The national AWAY Program allows access to over 2000 YMCAs across the country when traveling.

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Middletown Parks and Recreation

Middletown Township’s Parks and Recreation Department has many exciting new programs, which will keep children, teens and adults active through the winter months. They also offer several financial seminars for the community.

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Middletown Parks and Recreation

Middletown Township’s Parks and Recreation Department has many exciting new programs, which will keep children, teens and adults active through the winter months. They also offer several financial seminars for the community.

Children can dig fossils at Dinosaur Dig on Sunday, February 9th at 2:00pm. Teens can participate in Drivers Ed, Babysitting, and Teen Zumba. Teen Zumba is just for teens, ages 13-18.

Adults can start the New Year off healthy with exercise programs: Beginning, Intermediate & Hot Yoga, Strength Training for Women, Toning & Sculpting, Zumba Interval Training, and Pilates. Boating for Beginners, Computer Photography and Crocheting are great winter classes to participate in as well.

Join the Strong Senior Fitness program designed for people age 65+.

Anyone can increase their financial IQ in 2014 by registering for any of these three seminars. Each seminar is $5 per person at 6:30 PM:

  • Foundations of Investing, Thursday, February 6th;
  • Retirement by Design, Thursday, February 27th;
  • Your Credit Score, Thursday, March 6th. 

The Township’s blowout spring weekend includes the Sports Block Party on Friday night, April 25th, at Community Park, and Earth Day on Saturday morning, April 26th at Core Creek Park.  

Do not forget to mark your calendar for the Township’s Summer Rec Program, scheduled to start June 23rd.

Call Parks and Recreation at 215-750-3890 to be involved as a sponsor or get more information on these and many other offerings this winter or download the 2014 Winter Guide at http://www.middletowntwpbucks.org/.

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Central Bucks Family YMCA

Central Bucks Family YMCA is one of the largest non-profit organizations in Bucks County with a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Membership at CB Family YMCA provides full access to the Y facility. Membership includes a wide variety of programs including free group exercises classes and member rates for fee-based programs including swim classes and camp. The national AWAY Program allows access to over 2000 YMCAs across the country when traveling.

In 2014, CB Family YMCA added membership categories to suit the unique household situations of individuals and families in the community. Y membership now includes a new “one adult & dependents” category for a single adult and their dependents who are living in the same household.

As part of their outreach pathways, The Y offers free memberships to current seventh grade students. The Y’s THRIVE cancer wellness program provides 12-weeks of membership and specialized programs to local cancer survivors and financial assistance to individuals and families who cannot afford membership and programs. An Ability (special needs) membership is also available for individuals who need a caregiver by their side while accessing the Y.

The Y, located in Doylestown, features an aquatics center with six-lane, 25-meter competition pool and 25 yard Instructional Pool with 13’ water slide and hot tub. The Y has a large gymnasium, fitness center with weight and spin rooms, three aerobic studios, sauna, Child Watch services, teen center, Skate Park, and five locker rooms.  The Y also operates a year-round preschool for children age 2-5 offering flexible schedules and Kinder Enrichment with transportation to and from all Central Bucks elementary schools.

Find out more about Central Bucks Family YMCA on their website at www.cbfymca.org or contact their Welcome Center at 215.348.8131.

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CrossFit Mix hosts open house

CrossFit Mix will hold an open house on Saturday, January 4th, featuring facility tours, sample services, program information and much more. The open house is from noon to 3:00pm at CrossFit Mix, located inside of Optimal Health Center, 301 Oxford Valley Road, Suite 1405, Yardley. It is free and open to the public.

“The event offers a perfect opportunity to learn what makes CrossFit Mix different, see the facility and meet the awesome staff,” Optimal Health Centers’ Dr. Kathleen K Petrucci said. “CrossFit Mix provides a solid “Mix” of fitness for its clients. There will be a special presentation – “Nutrition for 2014: The 30 Day Reset” - by Dr. Kellyann Petrucci, nutritionist and author of five recent health and lifestyle books.

CrossFit Mix also offers fitness classes in Pilates, Kickboxing Bootcamp, Yoga, Barre and more to facilitate your journey to good health.

For more information email info@crossfitmix.com or call 215-268-3848.

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