Parks & Recreation Activities
SENIOR TRIP-STONEWALL KITCHEN
For the first time Brentwood Recreation will be hosting its first ever senior trip to Stonewall Kitchen in York Maine! The trip will take place on Thursday, October 24 2019. The Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School is a gourmet cooking class with lunch prepared by a guest chief. As the audience watches and learns, the 3-course lunch is served during the presentation.
The luncheon class is Thursday, October 24th, 2019 from 11:30-1:30pm. The menu theme for the day is "The Last Day of Autumn" taught by Chief Jane St. Pierce. The menu will consist of
- Classic French Onion Soup
- Individual Cottage Pie (made from scratch with boiled mashed potato topping over a beef and vegetable filing.)
- Parker House Dinner Tolls with mixed green salad
- Cinnamon Apple Crisp
There are 20 tickets available at a cost of $50 per person. There is an optional $5 charge for the first 14 people that wish to take the brand new recreation van to the event. The van will depart from the community center at 10:15am. It is recommended to show to the community center no later than 10am.
For anyone not taking the van they can still meet at the community center at 10am to carpool and follow the van to Stonewall Kitchen. The van and others will be leaving at 10:15am no matter what so if you are unable to meet at the community center please meet the group at Stonewall Kitchen at 11:15am.
Don't miss out on this fun fall event. To register for this event, please visit the recreation office at town hall, 1 Dalton Road, Brentwood NH, 038311. You can also contact the Recreation Director at 603-642-6400 ext.120 from Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm. You can also contact the program lead Louis DeYoung at 603-498-0002 to register for this event.
- Classic French Onion Soup
Wednesdays, 9:00-11:00am at the Brentwood Community Center
$2 per hour plus the piece you pick (starting at $1.50)
"The Worlds Most Fascinating Hobby." Class consists of applying painting techniques to cast molded pieces.
Coed teams Travel teams
Kindergarten Girls: 3rd – 8th Grade
1st/2nd Grade Boys: 3rd - 8th Grade
Kindergarten: Practice/play as a group for one hour Saturday mornings (Swasey gym). The first half practicing individual skills and basketball fundamentals. The second half a structured game with the hoops lowered. The goal is to introduce the game of basketball to young players, working on the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and playing together.
1st and 2nd graders: Play on coed teams. Practice/play for one hour Saturday mornings (Swasey gym). The first half practicing individual skills and basketball fundamentals. The second half a structured game with the hoops lowered. The goal is to introduce the game of basketball to young players, working on the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and playing together as a team. Coaches instruct players during games as well as practice time. Open gym night for additional playing time is offered twice a month and optional for players.
THE RIM RECREATION LEAGUE
For the 2019-2020 basketball season grades 3rd-8th will be playing their games at The Rim in Hampton NH. The decision to move to The Rim was to help keep registration costs down and to have all games take place in one location to help limit traveling for families. The game schedule for all levels is still being developed, but games may take place on Saturdays or Sundays. Brentwood Recreation understands that Sunday games maybe difficult to attend, but this decision was made to help keep costs and traveling down for the community. Any questions or concerns please contact the recreation department.
*All Brentwood players still need to register for basketball through the Brentwood Recreation Website or through the recreation office.
3rd-6th graders: The Rim recreation league. *Non-coed teams.
Practice: 1 night per week, Gym and Day/Time to be decided
Games: 1 game per week.
Travel Required: Hampton (The Rim)
Objective: To build on players individual basketball skills, reinforcing fundamentals while introducing basic and simple team plays. High emphasis on simple fundamentals such as: dribbling without traveling, shooting, rebounding (boxing out), passing (different options), setting picks, how to play defense, working together as a team, and the importance of sportsmanship.
7th & 8th Graders: "The Rim recreation league". Home games are played at The Rim in Hampton.*Non-coed teams.
Registration: All participants must register through the Brentwood Recreation website or by visiting the recreation office at Brentwood Town Hall.
Practice: 1 night per week, Gym and day TBD.
Games: 1-2 games per week on Saturday or Sunday. Gym Locations: The Rim.
Travel Required: Hampton (The Rim)
Objective: Have fun! This league does not cut players. The goal is to improve on basic basketball fundamentals, while learning new skills. Sportsmanship and teamwork are a major emphasis. Develop players to transition into High School Basketball.
Season runs approximately Dec. 1st through February 21st. Practices start in November
Registration cost: K-2nd ($50), 3rd-8th ($85)
(Families registering three or more players - first two children at regular fee, $20 for additional children...third child that receives discount must be in a lower, or equal, program than siblings)
** Additional $3 fee for online registration
Sign-up online or through the Recreation office. Registration Open
Brentwood Boo Bash!
Saturday October 19th , from 12-2pm
Mary E. Bartlett Library
The Brentwood Recreation Department and Friends of the Library are happy to welcome you all to another Brentwood Boo Bash! Games and activities will begin at 12pm(noon). There will be a costume contest, refreshments, games, crafts, s'mores, and more!
Admission is FREE!
Adult Pick-up Pickleball at Swasey Central School
Adult Pickleball will be offered again in the gym at Swasey Central School. No experiences is necessary! Rec. Dept. will provide paddles if you do not have one. This is a low-impact, easy to learn, and extremely fun sport to play, at any age! Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton, and racquet ball. You can play singles, but is mostly played in doubles. Come try it out! No registration fee.
If there is a school snow day or a school vacation Swasey School will be closed.
Yoga Movement for Seniors!
Join us at the Brentwood Community Center Tuesday mornings for this FREE class! 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 10:00am, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 9:00am. This gentle movement class helps seniors improve range of motion, flexibility, balance, and will help relieve your aches and pains, all in the comfort of a chair. No experience necessary. This is a great social activity too!
TANG SOO DO CLASSES
Tang Soo Do is a Korean Martial Art comprised of both hard and soft techniques. It emphasizes whole body physical training. It’s beneficial for self-discipline, self-defense and health.
Classes are available Monday and Friday at the Brentwood Community Center.
Classes are taught by Retired Law Enforcement office Bob Meegan. He is currently a 4th degree Black Belt with the World Tang Soo Do Association and recently recognized by the association for his 35 years as an instructor.
Enrollment is continual,
so you may begin at any point.
Cost: $60/single/mo. $100/family/mo. (2 or more)
Men’s Over 30
Talbot (Tuck Learning Center) Gymnasium
Look here for schedule updates as the season is in session
There will be no games if there is school snow day, holiday, or school vacations.
Starts Thursday, Dec. 5th
Please bring a dark and light colored shirt to make teams.
Registration is open
(additional $3 fee for online registration)
Join us on our trip to
Monday, October 21st
$40.00 per person
Bus will depart from the Brentwood Community Center
at 7:15am and return at approximately 7:15pm
Join us for a trip to Foxwoods casino in southeastern Connecticut. Passenger receives a bonus package worth up to $30 at the casino upon arrival. Enjoy coach bus transportation with coffee and donuts for the ride down and a snack on the return trip. $15 Food coupon and $15 Free Bet coupon included!
Please call the Recreation office by Wednesday, October 16th to reserve your seat.
offered by Cheryl Rossman RYT500
Drop in and try our class any Tuesday!
If you try the class and then register for the full session, your first class is free!
Tuesday Evenings 6:30-7:45pm
The class is designed to strengthen and stretch the body, improve balance, flexibility, and focus. Each week you will learn breathing and relaxation techniques to use throughout your daily activities. The breathing gets the body ready to move, the movement prepares the body to relax and the relaxation allows the mind to focus on meditation. The relaxation at the end of class is followed by a head and neck massage. You will feel rejuvenated, strong, and refreshed. All levels of ability are welcome and prior yoga experience is not necessary. Each time you come to your mat you are a beginner!
Registration is ongoing
$64/ eight weeks
Drop-ins always welcome at $10/class
Register at class