Category Archives: Sports

Kung Fu for Kids

New Kung Fu for Kids class is forming. Amazing instructor and the first visit is free.
To learn more and/or sign up please call 617-669-1358.

Thursdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
15 Summer Street, Newton

SPINBOX is Coming to Newton!

New studio opening in November! Come try SPINBOX,  a 60 minute, 15 round boxing vs indoor cycling matchup. 7 rounds on the bag and 7 rounds on the bike. Mention Karen Burzdak (Zervas Mom) as your referral and email her at Kburzdak@gmail.com if you have any questions about the class.

You can get 30 days for $30.00 if you signup now at https://www.spinboxnewton.net/buy

978 Watertown Street, Newton

Soccer on the Mat Early Bird Registration Now OPEN!

Soccer on the Mat ™ is an innovative soccer and yoga program developed by Boston College Women’s Soccer Head Coach, Alison Foley, and hosted exclusively at Artemis Yoga in Watertown. Each class is designed to:

  • Improve soccer fitness and footwork technique while decreasing soccer-specific injuries
  • Build and celebrate physical and emotional growth with drills, poses and conversation
  • Strengthen both the body and mind of the soccer athlete
  • Grow confidence and body awareness through teamwork and mindfulness focused activities

More information including registration is available here: http://bit.ly/2ITqNtQ

Fall Basketball Clinic

BAT will be continuing their fall basketball clinics with another 4 week clinic for boys and girls ages 7-14. They work with beginners, intermediate and advanced athletes and they  split these athletes up into small groups for 2 hour sessions. All the details and registration information is below. Sign-up now to reserve your spot!

4 sessions: $240 for 1 athlete and 340 for 2 athletes or 2 Sessions: $140 for 1 athlete
*There is also a $75 Drop in Rate if space available
Registration at https://bostonathletictraining.com/current-basketball-programs/

For more information, contact Chaim Andler at chaim@bostonathletictraining.com

October 19th, November 2nd,  16th, and 23rd,  10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hyde Community Center,  90 Lincoln Street

Newton Turkey Trot suporting two great causes

Help raise money for the Newton Food Pantry and the Travis Roy Foundation’s Ethan Wang Fund. Register by October 28th to be guaranteed a T-shirt and avoid the late fee.

Race day is November 23rd, a USATF accredited 5K at 9:00 am and the kids’ 1 mile fun run at 8:30 am.

Details, registration and volunteer info at http://www.newtonturkeytrot.org

Research study opportunity for student athletes

Boston University researchers are recruiting young soccer/hockey/swimming athletes for a research study to assess risk factors for hip injuries. You may be eligible if you play ice hockey, soccer, or swim; and are between the ages of 9 – 10 or 16 – 18 (for girls) and 10-11 and 16 – 18 (for boys).

The study involves 1-2 visits to BU for a hip MRI and motion capture session. All participants will receive a report from hip MRI and will be paid $75 for completing the study. Parking costs will be reimbursed and if interested, an animation from the motion capture can be provided as well. Evening and weekend appointments are available.

To see if you qualify, please contact Alex Gerononimo at 617-358-3125 or movelab@bu.edu

Boss Lady Boxing!

Boss Lady Boxing is a boxing, strength and conditioning program for women ages 45+. Taught by national champion boxer Dena Lawton, and trainer/coach Lisa Carusone, BLB is for women looking to make mid-life their best years yet.

BLB runs for six weeks (12 sessions) Januray 6th – Februray 12th. Learn more here: http://ilovenewton.com/boss-lady-boxing/

Boys and Girls in K-5, come to learn about the Cub Scouts

You are invited to see if Cub Scouts would be a good fit for you and your family!
Cub Scouts is a worldwide program with deep history, created to help prepare our children for their future by teaching a variety of life skills including personal and civic responsibility, ethical and moral decision making, and goal setting and achievement.

This program is a wonderful way to bring together families–boys, girls, siblings, and parents/ caregivers, through structured activities which promote: confidence and self esteem building, good sportsmanship, environmental protection and outdoor skills. During the school year families will participate in a number of fun and educational experiences with games, speakers, field trips, and camping oriented activities.

Everyone meets as a large group on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, there is a monthly small group meeting tbd, and not quite monthly optional adventure. If you have questions, please email the Cubmaster, Rowell Levy at Cubmaster@cubscoutspack208.org

Newton Turkey Trot registration is open

Registration for the 6th annual Newton Turkey Trot is now open! This year they will be supporting two great causes: The Newton Food Pantry and the Travis Roy Foundation’s Ethan Wang Fund. Ethan is a Newton South class of 2016 graduate and Boston University political science student who survived severe spinal damage in March 2019. We are hoping for a large turn-out from our students!

Register early before the prices increase and to be guaranteed an awesome T-shirt!
Race day is November 23rd (the Saturday before Thanksgiving),  A USATF accredited 5K at 9:00 am, the kids’ 1 mile fun run at 8:30 am. Details, registration and volunteer info at http://www.newtonturkeytrot.org

Newton Girls Basketball registration opens October 1st

Registration for the NGBA 2019-2020 season opens this week.

Please visit the NGBA website http://www.newtongirlsbball.com/ to register and obtain additional details about the league.