Current Programs

For more information call 570-481-4330 and leave a message or send an email to: info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org

MOST CLASSES BELOW REQUIRE MEMBERSHIP TO THE FCC , CLASSES WITH A BLUE CIRCLE  ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND ALL CLASSES
REGISTER BY:
email 
www.community.copilot21.com
Remind Text Message
Phone

BARRE FITNESS CLASS AT THE FCC & ONLINE
Tone, sculpt and strengthen your entire body with isometric movements and light weights during a low impact workout. Modifications can be made to accommodate your individual fitness needs. Barre is performed barefoot or with grip socks and a yoga mat.

Time: Thursdays at 4:30 PM ONLINE ONLY Nov. 4th- No Class Nov 11th
Instructor: Ashley Meinking, IBBFA Certified, NASM CPT
Membership: Unlimited $180 Annually or Quarterly $50

BARRETT BIRDING CLUB  ONLINE Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 2.10.34 PM
If you enjoy birds, join Darryl & Jackie Speicher of Pocono Avian Research Center for monthly meetings of the BBC at The FCC. Meetings will include informational programs, discussion of birds and seasonal birding opportunities, including walks and other birding activities throughout the year.

Time: 2nd Tuesday of the month 7 PM VIA ZOOM
Facilitators: Darryl & Jackie Speicher and Tim Grover
Membership: Basic $25 Annually

CARDIO  TONE AT THE FCC & ONLINE *Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 3.03.26 PM
Looking for a challenging workout? Increase strength and tone muscles using a combination of cardio and body-sculpting exercises.

Time: Mondays from 4:30 – 530PM   NEW DAY
Instructor: Ashley Meinking, IBBFA Certified, NASM CPT
Membership: Unlimited $180 Annually or Unlimited Quarterly $50

CHAIR YOGA AT THE FCC & ONLINE *Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 2.07.49 PM
Enjoy all of the benefits of yoga with the support of a chair. Learn common chair yoga poses and breathing techniques while increasing strength and flexibility.

Time: Mondays 1:30-2:30 PM and Wednesdays 1:30-2:30 PM
Instructor: Kimberly Matthew, RYT
Membership: Member Plus $40 Annually

DANCE & MOVEMENT AT THE FCC *
A seated, exercise class using dance movements to benefit anyone with chronic diseases including Parkinson’s, arthritis, fibromyalgia, trouble with balance, and other movement issues. Gentle dance, rhythm, and stretching movements improve flexibility and focus attention on eyes, ears, and touch as tools to assist in movement, increase muscle memory and balance.
Time: Tuesdays at 1:00 PM No Class November 16th
Instructor: Natalie M. Schultz-Kahwaty, PhD
Please call 570-481-4330 or send an email to: info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org to register for this class.
This program is free and open to the public

HEALING SOUNDS  AT THE PARK
Imagine laying perfectly still completely relaxed, while all of the water content of the body is doing a shimmy to the resonance of the gong. Crystal bowls and chimes resonate with the chakras of our body. Experience this amazing form of sound healing- Feel energized and relaxed. Remember to bring a mat and other comfort items.

Time: Thursday, November  18, 2021
Where: Skywood Park Route 191, Cresco PA 18326
Instructor: Kimberly Matthew, RYT
Fee: $10 per session, registration appreciated via email info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org

Payment may be made the day of, however you must register via email or payment made be made via Pay Pal link below which will also register you to attend.  *Membership not required to attend, this program is open to the public“IN STITCHES” KNITTING & MORE- AT THE FCC
People of all abilities in knitting, crochet, and other needlework are welcome to join this weekly stitchery group. Learn to knit, revive an old project, or start a new one. Sit and stitch, get help with your work or share your own expertise.
Time: Thursdays from 1 – 2:30 PM
Membership-Basic $25 Annually
Instructor: Carol Hillestad

SEATED TO THE BEAT AT THE FCC & ONLINE Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 2.07.49 PM

Have fun while working out to upbeat styles of dance and music in a seated position. Comparable to Chair Zumba style excercise class.

Time:  Tuesdays at 2PM Online only November 16th
Instructor: Natalie Schultz-Kahwaty, PhD
Membership: Member Plus $40 Annually

MEN GET FIT AT THE FCC & ONLINEScreen shot 2014-01-15 at 3.03.26 PM 
Join in this circuit style, exercise program incorporating balance, flexibility and strength to interval timing for all fitness levels.

Time: Mondays from 3-4:00PM and Thursdays from 3-4:00 PM No Class Nov 4th & 8th
Instructor: Bob Larsen NASM C-PT, CES, PES, EBFA BTS
Membership: Unlimited $180 Annually or Quarterly $50

QI GONG IN THE PARK * Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 2.07.49 PM

This Chinese-based moving meditation improves balance and mental focus while gently lubricating your joints. Each movement simulates beautiful elements in nature and can be modified for those who need to be seated.
Please register (only need to register one time for the year) to attend by sending an email to: info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org or by calling 570-481-4330 and leaving a message. In the event of foul weather, an email and remind text will be sent Wednesday evening.
Time: Thursdays at 2 PM
Where: Skywood Park, if rain or snow class will meet online via zoom
Instructor: Kimberly Matthew
Membership: Member Plus $40 Annually

YOGA AT THE FCC & ONLINE* Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 3.03.26 PM
Learn common poses and breathing techniques in a relaxing atmosphere while increasing strength and flexibility. Bring a yoga mat.

Time: Tuesdays at 10:00 AM, No Class November 2nd- Online only November 16th
Instructor: Ann Merli RMT, RYT, AYS, MT
Membership: Unlimited $180 Annually or Quarterly $50

LINE DANCING AT THE FCC & ONLINEScreen shot 2014-01-15 at 2.10.34 PM
Join and learn line dancing a fun form of excercise, In our Line Dancing Lessons you will be taught many different line dances to all genres of music like Country, Top 40, Hip Hop, Ballroom, Blues, Funky, Latin, Irish, Swing and much more. Great exercise for all ages and abilities, increases muscle memory and balance. No partner required, but feel free to bring a friend!

Time: Fridays at 4:00PM- NO CLASS OCTOBER 1st
Membership: Basic $25 Annually
Instructors: Barbara Camlet

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Discover this game of skill, strategy, and chance. Beginners and experienced players are welcome. Please register to attend to ensure there are enough players. Send an email to info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org or register on FCC Check-in computer.
Time: Every Thursday from 1-4:00PM Cancelled November 4th

Membership: Basic

DANCE TO THE BEAT AT THE FCC & ONLINE Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 3.03.26 PM 
Join in for an aerobic form of excercise based in different forms of dance to varied genres of music. Comparable to Zumba style excercise.

Time: Tuesdays from 3:15 – 4:00 PM Online only November 16th
Instructor: Natalie Schultz-Kahwaty, PhD
Membership: Unlimited $180 Annually or Quarterly $50

FCC FOODIES AT THE FCC & ONLINEScreen shot 2014-01-15 at 2.10.34 PM
Food lovers unite! Want to learn a new skill, recipe or about the latest kitchen gadgets? Would you like to chat with local chefs and food aficionados? Then join Barbara and Nicole along with fellow foodies for fun in the kitchen- and stick around to taste our creations!We will continue to offer this program online as well as in-person.

Date/Time:3rd Monday of the month at 3PM.
Membership: Basic  membership to attend online & in-person
Cost: $10 to attend in-person (no cost to participate online via zoom), class size is limited for in-person and payment must be made in advance for proper food portions.
Facilitators: Barbara Camlet & Nicole
Recipes will be provided after the program via email.

Click here to make payment for FCC FOOD FEE VIA PAY PAL 

LOSS SUPPORT GROUP AT THE FCC 
Whether you lost a loved one, a job, a friend, a pet, or loss of anything important to you , this group is designed to help you cope and understand.

Facilitator: Marilyn Schultz
Time: 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 3:30PM
This program is free and open to the public.

WEEKLY WALKERS
Need some fresh air? Join the Weekly Walkers group for a weekly hike to take in the beauty of our many local hiking trails. Hike trails are easy to moderate and announced a week prior via email.
If needed, hikes will be cancelled due to weather the night before, notification will be made via email, if you do not have an email address we can add you to a phone tree.

When: Every Tuesday 9:30 AM
Where: Meet at The Mountainhome United Methodist Church, park in the spaces near the grass, car pooling is optional
Hike Guides: Ernie Camlet & Kathleen Lauer
Membership: Basic $25 Annually – not a member, no worries you may click here or get an application at first hike
Registration required: Please register for this group by sending an email to: info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org

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