The Edge Late November Newsletter

Programs & Information
Locker room makeovers at W. Twin Oaks are complete! Huge thank you to our maintenance staff for your incredible work!
Virtual RPM Classes (W. Twin Oaks & Essex): Did you know that there is a bike set up video 5 minutes before the start of ALL virtual RPM classes? If you are unsure how to set up your bike or need a quick refresher, be sure to be in the studio 5 minutes prior to the start of class.
Adult Tennis Programs (Essex): It’s time to get back into the SWING of things. Join us for some weeknight or Saturday drop-in classes starting up again in December. Your cardio tennis, stroke of the week, or drop-in drills punch cards can be used for the following classes listed below. Contact Tammy at for more information.
Drop-In Drills: Thursday, 6:00-7:30pm, Level 3.5-4.0 (formerly Cardio Tennis – new night)
This class is 90 minutes of active drills and games that get you moving your feet and hitting a variety of shots. Classes are co-ed and run weekly. Space is limited to 8 players per class, so please sign up online, on our mobile app, or by calling the front desk at least 24 hours in advance.
1 Class Fee: $15 member/$18 non-member
10 Punch Card Fee: $125 member/$155 non-member
Adult Development: Wednesday 6:00-7:00pm, Saturday 10:30-11:30am, Level 2.5-3.0
Adult development is for the advanced beginner to low intermediate player looking to enhance their skills and tactical knowledge to improve match play. Classes will consist of stroke technique review plus active drills and games to simulate point play. Please sign up online, on our mobile app, or at the front desk. Sign up is week to week and space is limited to 8 per class.
1 Class Fee: $15 member/$18 non-member
10 Punch Card Fee: $125 member/$155 non-member.
Lifeguard Certification (Essex): The Edge will host an American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification course in Essex November 19th-21st. The course has an online component and will meet from 8:00am-4:00pm each day, Sunday-Tuesday. Space is limited. Contact For more information, check out this flyer:
Light up the Night Run Club: Join EDGE trainer and dietitian Jamie Sheahan at lululemon on Church Street for a four week light up the night run club, November 9th-December 7th. We provide the glow sticks and the 3-mile route, you provide the energy. Working out during the dark winter hours can be a challenge, so lets tackle it together. Runs will start at 6:00, so show up a few minutes early to stash your things, check in, and stretch it out. Feel free to bring any and all reflective or glow in the dark gear – the brighter the better. For more information, check out our Facebook group here. 
FREE Adult Golf Performance Clinic (Parisi Speed School, Williston):
When: Saturday, November 11th, at 8:00am
Where: Parisi Speed School (The EDGE in Williston)
Cost: 100% FREE
Who: This golf-specific clinic is geared towards the adult golfer looking to improve on their fitness over the winter off-season. Attendees can expect to learn how to improve their on-course warm-up and add weight room programming strategies that help improve the movement foundations of your golf swing!
10 spots MAXIMUM for this clinic! Please contact Coach Joe Grunvald at 488-3278 or to reserve your spot!
Jake Agna Tennis Feature: Check out this article featured on featuring our own Jake Agna!
Clay Tennis Courts (Eastwood): We lucked out with the weather and snuck in a few extra glorious weeks, but our outdoor clay courts are now closed for the season. We’ll see you next year!

Youth Programs
Kids Night Out (Williston): Drop your kids with us, December 9th from 5:00-8:00pm in Williston for Kids Night Out! It’s a great opportunity for your child to have a fun filled evening of field house games, crafts, movie, pizza and more while you get a well-deserved night off! Contact for more information.
1 child – $35
2 children – $45
3 children – $55.50
Little Speedsters (Parisi Speed School, Williston): Do you have an active 5 or 6 year old that would benefit from a playful, physical, structured environment? Parisi is excited to offer Little Speedster sessions every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-5:00pm! Punch card and drop-in rates available. Contact Program Director, Casey Lee at or 802-488-3278 for more information and to sign up!
New Athlete Evaluations (Parisi Speed School, Williston): Parisi holds FREE new athlete evaluations and parent orientations every Thursday night from 6:00-7:00pm! This is a great no-risk taste of Parisi for your son or daughter while having all of your questions answered! To RSVP to your evalustion, contact Parisi at 802-488-3278 or email Program Director, Casey Lee at
Private Swim Lessons – Holiday Special!: Purchase and redeem a 4-pack of private lessons for the week of December 18th and pay only $90 (regularly $120)! Lessons will be offered at South Burlington Eastwood, and Essex locations between 4:30-6:30pm, Monday-Friday, December 18th-22nd. Contact for more information.
Group Swim Lessons: Our 2018 Winter Sessions will begin in early January. Enrollment will open Monday, November 20th for group lessons at all EDGE locations. Email for more information.
USTA Junior Sanctioned Tournament Results (Essex): The Essex Edge hosted a USTA Level 7 Junior Event on November 4th and 5th. It was a great weekend of competition with many of our junior Edge members participating. The Boy’s 14s had two round robin flights with Myles Peterson winning the White flight and Chris Bialas finishing in second place. In the Red flight, Aidan Jensen finished a close second to NH player, Owen Esky. The contest was decided by a 1-game difference. In the Boy’s 18 division, Sam Walker won the championship over Michael Schick. Great job to all those who participated!
Junior Academy (W. Twin Oaks): Session II is under way, but there is still plenty of time to join the fun! Contact Kevin Lizzo at for more information.
Thanksgiving Tennis Camp (W. Twin Oaks): Visit us Thanksgiving week! Ages 6-12, 9:00am-12:00pm, Ages 13-18, 1:00pm-4:00pm. The 3-hour camp is offered Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Pay per day, or get a reduced rate for all four! Contact Kevin Lizzo at for pricing and more information.
Playspace (All locations): Tis the season for holiday shopping! The Edge Playspace offers drop-in care, no reservations required for members and non-members for one visit per day up to two hours. Check out our new and expanded hours at our W. Twin Oaks location. Contact Playspace Director, Sue Rahmati at for more information.

Project Search Intern Profile
Meet Mariko Welch!
Town: Burlington
Strengths: Organizing, transitioning between job duties, hard worker, team player
Activities outside of work: Game group, laser tag, bowling
Future employment goal: Spare time – party patrol, Hannaford – stocking, bagging
Areas of Interest at the EDGE: Pool maintenance, Playspace, Pre-school