The Edge February Newsletter

Programs & Information
Eastwood Pool Closure: The Eastwood Drive pool will be closed February 19th-February 26th for routine cleaning.
NEW! Train like a Boxer!: Introducing one on one and small group boxing training! Coach Jack will be offering training sessions where you can learn the beautiful art of boxing, burn fat, tone muscles and gain endurance. This type of training is appropriate for all fitness levels and is open to all ages, no boxing experience necessary. For rates or more information, contact Kim at
Add-Spouse Special (All locations): Add a spouse to your membership during the month of February and SAVE! Contact us at for pricing.
LuLaRoe Fundraiser (Williston): Join us Saturday, February 25th at the Field House in Williston for your chance to shop multiple LuLaRoe consultants all in one place and support a great cause! There will be an in person sale on Saturday, and an online sale starting Sunday, February 26th starting at 5:00pm for those who cannot make it in person. A portion of all sales will go to the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital to support local children and families. Check out our Facebook event here.
Masters Adult Swim Workout – Free Trial (Eastwood): Edge Aquatics is offering a FREE trial of our Masters Adult Swim Workout, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:00am-7:00am from January 18 – March 31 at our Eastwood Drive location. Swimming is a great form of exercise that can work all the major muscle groups. It can reduce stress, help maintain a healthy weight and promote cardiovascular fitness. Swimming can also influence muscle tone and endurance. Masters Swimming is fun, social, and can be a life-long activity. There is a fee for non-members ($15 for a drop-in or $50 for a 10 punch pass). Contact or for more information.
FREE Adult Swim Lessons (Eastwood): It’s never too late to learn how to swim. EDGE Aquatics is offering free adult swimming lessons in March and April. Classes taught by EDGE Masters swimmer volunteers. Made possible by the EDGE and the USMS Swimming Saves Lives Foundation. Space is limited – see the following flyer for class details:
Drop-Ins with Jake Agna (Eastwood): Drop-in week to week for drills, skills, active play, and tons of fun! You must sign up by calling the front desk the morning of the class. Be sure to check in at the front desk before entering the court. Prices are $15 per class for members, $20 per class for non-members, or buy a series of 10 classes for $125 for members, $150 for non-members. Join us:
Mondays: 12:30pm-1:30pm
Tuesdays: 7:30pm-9:00pm
Wednesdays & Fridays: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Saturdays: 3:30pm-5:30pm
Get Fit with HIIT (W. Twin Oaks): The Edge is excited to announce a brand new class that will take your fitness to the next level; Get Fit with HIIT. Get Fit with HIIT is a total body, heart pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout. This interval-based class combines full-body strength training with high-intensity cardio bursts designed to tone your body and improve your endurance, all in 45 minutes. Modifications for all fitness levels are provided. Class meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 7:00am at the South Burlington W. Twin Oaks location beginning February 7. Price per class is $7. Contact with any questions.
Run Coaching: Ready to start running or take your racing to the next level? The EDGE is now offering run coaching to help guide and support you through training for everything from improving your 5k time to tackling your first marathon. Packages include customized training plans, injury screening and personal training to help your each your goal. Contact for more information.
Adult Group Swimming Lessons (Essex): Please see our flyer for adult group swimming options:
Winter Tennis Guides (Essex & South Burlington): Check out our updated guide for ALL of our Essex & South Burlington adult and junior programming:
Mud Season Tennis Tournaments (W. Twin Oaks):
Mud Season Tennis Classic (March 17-19) – The Edge in South Burlington will host the USTA-sanctioned Mud Season Tennis Classic with men’s and women’s singles in 3.5, 4.0, and open divisions; men’s doubles in 3.5, 4.0 and open divisions; and women’s doubles in 3.5, 4.0, and open divisions. Cost for the tournament is $33 for singles and $23 per person for doubles. Must enter by the end of the day Tuesday, March 14. To sign up, you MUST register on For more information, contact Damon Fitch at, or 802-310-6547. Play gets under way Fridayafter 6:00pm. Players should be prepared to play Saturday evening if need be.
Mud Season Mixed Doubles (March 31-April 2) – The Edge in South Burlington will host the Mud Season Mixed Doubles tournament with combined 7.0, combined 8.0, and open divisions. This event is NOT a USTA-sanctioned event. Must enter by the end of the day Wednesday, March 29th. Cost for the tournament is $20 per person. To sign up, contact Damon Fitch at or 802-310-6547. Play gets under way Friday after 6:00pm. Players should be prepared to play Saturday evening if need be.
New Yoga Instructor (Essex): Join our new instructor, Hope, Sunday’s at 9:00am and Tuesday’s at 6:00pm for Yoga in Essex. Hope recently moved to Vermont from Colorado and we are excited to have her as part of our Yoga team!
Personal Training (All locations): Did you know you can now finance all of our personal training options? Make monthly, twice a month (the 1st and 1th of each month), or weekly payments (every Wednesday). Contact for trainer and service options.
Lifeguarding – Winter 2017 (Essex): Please see our flyer for lifeguarding options this winter:
American Red Cross – Water Safety Instructor Course: Please see our flying for our Water Safety Instructor course:
Jericho Café & Tavern Tennis Tournament Results (Essex): Congratulations to our champions and finalists!
Men’s Open Doubles Champions: David Gold & Errol Nattrass
Men’s Open Doubles Finalists: Preston Gordon & Gabe Katz
Men’s 4.0 Doubles Champions: Bret Findley & Justin Worthley
Men’s 4.0 Doubles Finalists: Noah Laporte & Shawn Bissonette
Men’s 3.5 Doubles Champions: Brendan Adamczyk & Nick Schramm
Men’s 3.5 Doubles Finalists: Michael Schick & Ben Rathe
Women’s Open Singles Champion: Margaret De Port
Women’s Open Singles Finalist: Deb Laporte
Women’s 3.5 Singles Champion: Haley Kieny
Women’s 3.5 Singles Finalist: Cindy Fonseca
Mixed Doubles 8.0 Champions: Jacques Gilbert & Michelle Butler
Mixed Doubles 8.0 Finalists: Nick Hadden & Anna Burley

Children’s Programs
Playspace Fun!
New Program Coming in March!: Join us in March for a brand new 12-week program for ages 12-18 focused on establishing a healthy weight through nutrition education and exercise. Space is limited. Details to come!For more information, contact
Kids & Fitness and Kindergarten Readiness Program Fall Enrollment 2017-2018 (All Locations): It’s hard to believe, but it’s time to start thinking about 2017-2018 Fall Enrollment! Kids & Fitness and our Kindergarten Readiness Program are both open for enrollment. Follow the links below to register or get on the waitlist ASAP – spots are going fast! To learn more about our Kids & Fitness program or Kindergarten Readiness Program, email
February Break Tennis Vacation Camp (Essex): Join us February 27th – March 3rd for Tennis Camp at the Edge in Essex. Camps will consist of active drills, game play, and match play for singles and doubles. Please contact David Gold at for more information. Players can sign up for 1 day, a few days, or the whole week!
Ages 8-13: 9:00am-Noon
Ages 14-18: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Fees: $50 for members, $65 for nonmembers (per day)
SPECIAL: Save $10 per day if you register by February 24th!
February Break & Spring Break Tennis Camps (W. Twin Oaks): Camps will be offered February 27-March 3, and April 24-April 28.
February break camp schedule: 9:00am-12:00pm – Ages 6-12
1:00pm-4:00pm – Ages 13-18
Join us for clinics and fun! 1 week, 3 day, and 1 day packages available. Contact for pricing and additional information.
Junior Tennis Academy & Clinic Pre-Registration for Session II (Essex): Session II of our Junior Tennis Academies & Clinics for age 14 & under players runs from March 6th – April 23rd, 2017. Save 10% off if you register before March 1st! Please visit our website for a complete list of class offerings here. Contact Tammy Azur with any program questions at
Junior Development Tennis with Jake Agna (Eastwood): Join Jake Agna and his enthusiastic staff for a great introduction to tennis for your child. The program includes basic rules and strokes of tennis, plus fun and active games. The Junior Development Program runs Tuesday (for intermediate to advanced, ages 8-13) or Thursday (for beginner to intermediate, ages 5-12). The next session runs March 6-April 22. Price is $200 for members, $240 for non-members, or a day fee of $25 for members, $30 for non-members. Contact Jake Agna at Eastwood Drive (802-658-0002) for more information.
Junior Academy Tennis (W. Twin Oaks): Session 2 (7 weeks) starts on Monday, March 6th. Get ready for the upcoming high school season! Players can come to extra days in the beginning of the session to get the full 7 weeks in. Contact Kevin Lizzo at for more information.
Playspace: Come join us in the Playspace for one visit per day, up to 2 hours! Members pay $399 plus tax – non-members pay $500 plus tax. Use the space while you’re in the club working out, or running errands! Contact with any questions.
Birthday Parties (Essex): Come celebrate your birthday with us! We have two great options:
Birthday Bash – Get 60 minutes of pool and waterslide, plus 60 minutes in our party room.
Ala Ka Zam – Get 30 minutes with our magician, 45 minutes of pool and waterslide, plus 45 minutes in the party room.
Now through March 1st, book a party for June-August 2017 and save 10%! Contact our Birthday Party Director, Kelsey McNelis ( for more information.
Member Perks – Save $3 on select seats for Sesame Street Live: Use the offer code EDGE at the FlynnTix Box Office by calling 802-86-FLYNN or online at for Sesame Street Live on March 1st. Not valid on Sunny Seats or on previously purchased tickets. Cannot be combined with another offer.
Essex Aquatics Lessons & Courses:
South Burlington Aquatics Lessons & Courses:
Swimming Lessons (Williston): Please see the new lesson schedules for sessions beginning in Jaunary:
Raul Fonseca Cup Results (W. Twin Oaks): In his few short years at the Edge in South Burlington, Raul Fonseca built a thriving Junior Program. Now, almost two years after his passing from cancer, The EDGE SB Junior Series and Raul Fonseca Cup live on to keep the junior community playing. Another year of the Junior Series culminated this February 11th and 12th, with the 2nd Annual Raul Fonseca Cup. Congratulations to our winners and runners-up!
Girls 10 & under – Winner: Aoife Crainich, Runner-Up: Lily Collins
Boys 10 & under – Winner: Oscar Crainich, Runner-Up: Oscar Andersson
Boys 12 & under – Winner: Hugo Crainich, Runner-Up: James Bialas
Girls 14 & under – Winner: Sophie Dauerman, Runner-Up: Lena Ashooh
Boys 18 & under – Winner: Josh Ashooh, Runner-Up: Myles Peterson
An additional congratulations to the winners of the 5-event Junior Series that led up to the Raul Fonseca Cup:
Girls 10 & under: Anna Dauerman
Boys 10 & under: Oscar Andersson
Boys 12 & under: Lake Segel
Girls 14 & under: Lily Tarrant
Boys 18 & under: Josh Ashooh
2017 Camp EDGE: Our 2017 Camp EDGE programming is out! This year’s weekly themes include Vermont Adventures, Mad Scientist Week, and Circus week, among many more! In addition to each week’s special theme (see the 2017 Camp Booklet below), campers will enjoy free exploration, group games, crafts, swimming, and more! For more information, view our camp booklet below. Please contact with any questions.
Spartan Kids Camp (W. Twin Oaks): Join us the weeks of July 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st for obstacle course racing, swimming, hip/hop dancing (full day), yoga (full day), tennis (full day), and healthy snack making (full day) with our Registered Dietitian. Half and Full Day options.
Half Day: 8:30am-12:30pm – $250 per week
Full Day: 8:30am-5:00pm – $250 per week
Contact for more information or to register!
Summer Tennis Camp (Essex): Smaller courts, shorter racquets, and balls that bounce lower. Now, it’s easier for kids to play the game and develop a love for the sport right from the start!
Orange Ball Camps – Ages 6-8*: Balls bounce 50% slower than regular balls so kids can hit the ball at the right height using the correct stroke. The slower speed means more success for younger children, making their experience positive and fun. All levels welcome. Camps run 8:30am-12:30pm, Monday through Friday. Weeks offered: June 26-30, July 5-7 (3 days), July 17-21, August 7-11.
*Make it a full day camp by enrolling in Camp Edge for the afternoon for an extra $75 for members and $80 for nonmembers.
Green Ball Camps – Ages 9-11: Balls bounce 25% slower than regular balls but look like a traditional tennis ball. Kids have longer rallies and hit more balls during game play. More success, confidence, and lots of fun! All levels welcome. Camps run 8:30am-12:30pm, Monday through Friday. Weeks offered: June 19-23, July 5-7 (3 days), July 10-14, July 31-August 4, August 14-18. Camp fees: 5 Day week – $200 for members, $250 for nonmembers. 3 Day Week – $120 for members, $150 for nonmembers.
Register for Orange Ball or Green Ball camps online through
or stop by the Edge in Essex Front Desk. Please contact Tammy Azur ( for more information.
March Special: 10% off all camps or Buy 2 weeks, get one free.
Summer Tennis Camp (W. Twin Oaks): Join us for a variety of tennis camps at our W. Twin Oaks location this summer! Contact Kevin Lizzo at for more information and pricing on any of our camps!
Junior Tennis Camp: 9:30am-1:30pm. Join us at W. Twin Oaks for tennis drills and games from 9:00am-noon, and a supervised lunch and swim at our outdoor pool from noon-1:30pm.
Junior Tennis Team: Join us for practice twice a week, with match play on Fridays!
Tour Camp: Join us MondayFriday, from 12:30pm-5:30pm, for tennis instruction, match play, workouts and fun! Available for ages 13-18.