Current Online & Outdoor Programs

Welcome Back! In person programs begin July 1st

The FCC is excited announce that most of our programs will be offered in person AND via zoom beginning July 1st. Please visit our website or stop by The FCC to see updated program time and date information.

Looking forward to SEEING everyone at The FCC
For more information call 570-481-4330 and leave a message or send an email to: info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org

ALL CLASSES BELOW REQUIRE MEMBERSHIP TO THE FCC AND REGISTRATION
For registration please contact The FCC via phone (leave a message) or email

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
Instructor: Ashley Meinking, IBBFA Certified, NASM CPT
Membership: Unlimited $180 Annually or Quarterly $50

BARRETT BIRDING CLUB AT THE FCC & 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
Facilitators: Darryl & Jackie Speicher and Tim Grover
Membership: Basic $25 Annually

CARDIO SCULPT & 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: Wednesdays from 4:30 – 530PM
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
Membership: Member Plus $40 Annually

DANCE & MOVEMENT AT THE FCC *
Try a dance class designed to benefit members of the Parkinson’s community, as well as those with arthritis, 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 and balance.
Time: Tuesdays at 1:00 PM
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

 SEATED TO THE BEAT (CHAIR ZUMBA)AT THE FCC & ONLINE Screen shot 2014-01-15 at 2.07.49 PM
Have fun while working out to Latin styles of dance and music in a seated position.

Time:  Tuesdays at 2PM
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
Instructor: Bob Larsen NASM C-PT, CES, PES, ENFA 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@thefreindlycommunitycenter.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 10AM
Where: Skywood Park or At the FCC if raining, notification will be sent the evening prior via email.
Instructor: Kimberly Matthew
Membership: Member Plus $40 Annually

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

Time:
Instructor: Colleen LaScala,  RYT 200
Membership: Unlimited $180 Annually or Quarterly $50

LINE DANCING AT THE FCC & ONLINEScreen shot 2014-01-15 at 2.07.49 PM
Join in from home to learn fun dance steps and bonus, excercise while having fun!!

Time: Thursdays from 12:15 – 1:30 PM- BEGINNIG JULY 2nd, NEW TIME Fridays at 4PM
Membership: Member Plus
Instructors: Barbara Camlet and Carlisle Nostram

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

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

FCC FOODIES AT THE FCC & ONLINE
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.

WHEN:3rd Monday of the month at 3PM. Beginning July 19th
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 & ONLINE
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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