The Edge Late February Newsletter

 Programs & Information
NEW! Intro Group Fitness Classes (Williston): Join us for BodyPump 101 and BodyVive 101 beginning this month! These classes will be slower
paced with more instruction between tracks and a strong focus on technique. We welcome Genavix participants and graduates to attend! Class will include approximately 40-45 minutes of exercise and 15-20 minutes learning the moves, form, technique, modifications and Q&A. Both classes will be held in the Group Fitness studio in Williston. Just walk in – no sign-up required!
BodyPump 101 with Kathy – Wednesday’s at 5:35pm
BodyVive 101 with Step – Sunday’s at 10:30am
FREE DEMO! Adult Endurance Athlete Training (Parisi Speed School, Williston): Try a free demo session! Adult Endurance Athlete Training is designed for adult athletes who are looking to incorporate structured strength and mobility training into their off-season training! FREE Demo sessions are:
Monday, February 19th at 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 20th at 7:00am
Wednesday, February 21st at 6:00pm
Friday, February 23rd at 6:30am
Please contact Coach Kyle Rainville at 802-488-3278 or to reserve a space.
February Nutrition Special (W. Twin Oaks): Now through February 28th, book a nutrition session and get a FREE 30-minute personal training session! Contact for more information.
BodyAttack Release 100 (Essex): Mark your calendars! Help us celebrate the launch of BodyAttack 100, Saturday April 7th in the Essex Gym. More details to come!
OutRival Racing with Courtney Kutler: February is National Heart Month. In the previous EDGE Newsletter, Courtney answered the who, what, when, where, and why of Heart Rate Training. In this article, Courtney dives deeper into Heart Rate Training to learn more about HOW to utilize your heart rate in your training. Interested in training with Courtney? For more detailed training programs and options, contact Courtney at
Adult USTA Team Coaching (Essex): Attention USTA Team captains and players – are you looking for a coach to run some team drills or practices? We have coaches available to run daytime, evening or weekend clinics for your team. We can even set up a 3 hour camp on the weekend to get your team ready for the upcoming season. Prices will vary based on the number of players and the duration of the clinic. Please contact Tammy Azur at for more information or to set up your team clinic today.
Friday Night Round Robins (W. Twin Oaks): Are you looking to expand your tennis circles, while getting some competitive play in an informal, fun format? Come check out our new Friday night Round Robin program from 6:30-8:00pm. Now offering at our drop-in rate of $15 for members and $20 for non-members! To sign up, contact Damon Fitch at 802-658-0001×1277 or email
Mud Season Tennis Classic (W. Twin Oaks): March 16-18th, the Edge at W. Twin Oaks will host the USTA-sanctioned Mud Season Classic with men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, 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. Entry deadline is by the end of the day on March 14th. To sign up, you must register on – the Tournament ID is 450034718. We encourage you to sign up as soon as possible. For more information, contact Damon Fitch at 802-310-6547 or email Play gets under way Friday after 6:00pm. Players should be prepared to play Saturday evening if need be.
South Burlington Annual Pool Closure February 19-25 (Eastwood): All aquatics facilities at our South Burlington Eastwood location will be CLOSED Monday, February 19th through Sunday night, February 25th for important annual maintenance. Take this opportunity to enjoy the pools at our other locations in Essex and Williston.


Youth Programs
Contact Parisi Speed School Director, Casey Lee at for more information.

Parisi Speed School (Williston):
 Did you know Parisi offers the following?
– Free Athlete Evaluations and Parent Orientations every Thursday night from 6:00-7:00pm
– Little Speedsters for kids ages 5-6
– Jump Start for athletes ages 7-9
– Total Performance 0 for athletes ages 10-12
– Total Performance 1 for athletes ages 12-14
– Total Performance 2 for athletes ages 15-18
– PEAK90 – semi-private small training group for athletes 15+ looking to get a little more specific with their training.
FREE! Junior Tennis Open House (Eastwood): The Edge in South Burlington will be hosting a FREE youth tennis open house at our Eastwood Drive location Sunday morning, February 18, from 10:00am-12:00pm. Kids 6-14 can come play and enjoy a free skills clinic hosted by our South Burlington Tennis Director, Yhale Scott, and the South Burlington tennis staff. There will also be information on new programs and new lower prices. For more information, contact Yhale at 802-860-3343×1262 or email
Junior Tennis Camps (Essex): Join us at the Edge in Essex for 3 hours per day the week of February 26th-March 2nd. Players will train skills, tactics and simulated match play during each day of camp. Please register at the Edge in Essex front desk prior to February 26th. Please contact Tammy Azur ( or Chealsey Giatrelis ( for more information.
Performance Level Camp – Monday (2/26), Wednesday (2/28) & Friday (3/2) from 1:00-4:00pm: This camp is designed for higher level players on high school teams, players enrolled in the Edge Performance group currently or have experience competing in tournaments. Camp fees are $45 for members or $55 for non-members per day. Space is limited, so please register early.
Competitive Level Camp – Tuesday (2/27), Thursday (3/1) from 1:00-4:00pmand Friday (3/2) from 11:00am-1:00pm for match play only: This camp is designed for 11-16 year old players who have tennis experience but are new to competing or still developing basic skills and tactics. There will be two days of camp offered plus a 2-hour match play session on Friday where players will be coached during round robin play by age group. Camp fees are $45 for members or $55 for nonmembers per day. Friday match play will be $10 per player. Space is limited, so please register early.
Junior Tennis Programming Registration (Essex): Winter sports are wrapping up their seasons so now is the time to play more tennis! There is still room in some of our developmental and competitive programs for the Winter session. Classes for this session will be prorated, so register now for our great March programs. We have openings in the Thursday 3:30-4:30pm, ages 5-7 and ages 8-10 classes, Tuesday 5:00-6:30pm and Friday 3:30-5:00pm Development groups (ages 11-14) and our Thursday 4:30-6:00pmCompetitive group (ages 13-16). Contact Tammy Azur for more information at Class information can be found here. Please register at the Essex front desk – space is limited.
Group Swim Lessons – Enrollment is Open! (Essex, Williston, Eastwood): A few spaces remain in most of our group lesson categories: Parent/Child, Preschool, Learn to Swim, and Adult. Check out the following flyers for detailed information on our Winter aquatics, or contact or
American Red Cross Lifeguard Blended Learning Course (Essex): If you or someone you know age 15 or older is interested in becoming a lifeguard, there are two great opportunities coming at the Edge in Essex.
Session 1 runs February 26th-March 1st, 8:00am-2:30pm
Session 2 runs April 24th-27th8:00am-2:30pm.
*The enrollment deadline for Session 1 is February 20th.*
Click here for more detailed information, or contact
Raul Fonseca Cup Results: The 3rd Annual Raul Fonseca Cup took place February 10-11 in honor of former Edge South Burlington Junior Coordinator, Raul Fonseca, who passed away three years ago from cancer. A total of 16 players competed in the Raul Fonseca Cup, and a total of 35 players competed in the South Burlington Junior Series from September to February.
Raul Fonseca Cup Results:
Boy’s 10: Winner – Oscar Crainich, Runner-up – Owen Scott
Girl’s 12: Winner – Lulu Barr, Runner-up – Anna Dauerman
Boy’s 14: Winner – Christopher Bialas, Runner-up – James Bialas
Boy’s 18: Winner – Tyler Cain, Runner-up – Ryan Anderson
Junior Series Winners:
Boy’s 10: Oscar Crainich
Boy’s 12: Hugo Crainich
Girl’s 12: Aoife Crainich
Boy’s 14: James Bialas
Girl’s 14: Emmy Winter
Boy’s 18: Josh Ashooh
Girl’s 18: Emmy Winter
Playspace (All locations): Have you checked out our newly renovated Essex Playspace? We are so excited to invite you to check it out for our upcoming Spring Break! If you are a member and have never tried out our Playspaces, contact for a FREE guest pass to the site of your choice.


Community Events
WCAX Blood Drive: Please visit and enter: “WCAX” to schedule an appointment Thursday, February 22, 2018.
American Red Cross Donor Coach
Black Diamond Awards: Be entered to win a weekend getaway by completing this survey conducted by Vermont Sports magazine. Be sure to vote for The EDGE in Category 26 – Best Gym or Fitness Center!


Member Perks!
Harlem Globetrotters Discount: The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Burlington on Thursday, March 29th! Tickets available here. Use the discount code “EDGE” at checkout for $7 savings on non-premium tickets!
Rotunda’s and Zeke’s Automotive Discounts (Essex): Reminder to members and employees that Rotunda’s and Zeke’s Automotive in Essex offers a 10% discount on all services.