Adult Programs

Registration for Winter-Spring programs begins at 8:00 a.m. on:
January 3rd, 2023 for Township Residents
January 10th, 2023 for Non-Residents
For programs that have online registration available, follow the link in the program title.
 If online registration is not available, please call the office at (610) 678-5399 Ex. 2.

Adult Power Volleyball – #2263
Registration begins January 3rd @ 8:00 a.m.

Date:  Tuesdays, January 10 – February 28, 2023
Time:  8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location:  Wilson Southern Middle School Gymnasium
Cost:  $32.00 per person
Ages:  18+
Registration deadline:  February 28

Adult Power Volleyball – #2264
Registration begins January 3rd @ 8:00 a.m.

Date:  Tuesdays, March 4 – April 25, 2023
Time:  8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location:  Wilson Southern Middle School Gymnasium
Cost:  $32.00 per person
Ages:  18+
Registration deadline: April 25

Chair Yoga I & II
An extremely gentle form of yoga for anyone wanting the many benefits of yoga without having to get up and down from the floor. Students will experience postures and breathing exercises using the support of a chair. Develop greater mobility, increased range of motion and ease of movement in everyday activities.

 

Session I – #2241

Date: Thursdays, February 2 – March 9, 2023
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $63.00 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: January 26

Session II – #2242

Date: Thursdays, March 23 – April 27, 2023
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $63.00 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: March 16

Ruffled Ribbon Heart Wreath – #2243

Date: Sunday, February 5, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $21.50 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: January 30

Create this Ruffled Ribbon Heart Wreath using a wire frame, ribbon and yarn. No sewing required and no crafting experience needed!

Relaxation Workshop
Sound & Music Immersion

Stress and anxiety are at an all time high. Sound gives our racing minds a place to rest. Join us to experience this incredibly easy and peaceful way to meditate. Sound immersion can reduce stress, improve your sleep and create sense of calmness. Bring water, yoga mat or blankets and pillows for comfort.

Session I – #2244

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2023
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $25.00 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: February 2

Session II – #2245

Date: Thursday, March 9, 2023
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $25.00 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: March 2

Session III – #2246

Date: Thursday, April 13, 2023
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $25.00 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: April 6

Terrariums are Trendy Again – #2247

Date: Sunday, February 12, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 16+
Registration deadline: February 8

Learn to build a woodland terrarium and enjoy your mini-garden all year round. Penn State Master Gardeners will be here to demonstrate and explain the wonders and tranquil beauty of terrariums. One terrarium plant will be provided to each participant.

The Good and the Bad on Garden Bugs – #2248

Date: Sunday, February 26, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 16+
Registration deadline: February 22

What is the good and bad on garden bugs? Join Penn State Master Gardeners to learn the difference between beneficial garden bugs and harmful ones, learn how to reduce the use of pesticides and improve the health and beauty of your landscape and garden.

Intro to Tai Chi – #2249

Date: Wednesdays, March 1 – March 22, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $45.00 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: February 22

This introductory class will cover the basic movements of the ancient art of Tai Chi. Discover improved balance and coordination by practicing gentle, slow-motion exercises with master instructor, Jan Gyomber.

Backyard Bird Portraits – #2250

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $32.00 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: February 24

Choose one of 3 designs and use the layered stenciling technique (Theorem Painting) to achieve a hand-painted look for your 8″ x 10″ Backyard Bird Portrait. You will learn to use stencils and oil paint on canvas as well as shading to create a dimensional effect for your portrait.

Identifying Fraud and Scams

Join the Spring Township Police Department for this informative session on how to recognize common types of phone and internet scams and what to do if you or a loved one falls victim to one. Free refreshments.

Session I – #2251

Date: Friday, March 10, 2023
Time: 9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: March 9

Session II – #2252

Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Time: 9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost:  FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: March 9

Spring Bunny Wall Hanger – #2253

Date: Sunday, March 12, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $21.50 per person
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: March 3

Using embroidery hoops, fabric, yarn and some ribbon, you can make this Spring Bunny Wall Hanger in just a 2-hour class. No sewing required and no crafting experience needed. Use it to decorate your home throughout the entire spring season.

Vegetable Gardening 101 – #2254

Date: Sunday, March 19, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 16+
Registration deadline: March 15

Get ready to grow your own veggies and experience the pleasure of serving fresh foods from your own garden. Learn best site selection, how to prepare the soil, get tips on choosing reliable vegetable varieties as well as planting, maintaining and harvesting your garden. Receive a free seed packet!

Spring Sweets and Treats – #2255

Celebrate the beginning of spring by learning to make spring inspired and flavored desserts and treats! Just in time for spring holiday get-togethers! You will be sampling what is made in class – so come hungry!

Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $30.00
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: March 14

History, Lore and Legend of the Lenape People – #2256

Come out and learn about the lore and lifestyle of Berks County’s earliest residents – the Lenape People. We’ll listen to stories, learn about their way of life and examine artifacts from the Lenape’s everyday life.

Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: March 21

Butterfly House Workshop – Paint and Learn – #2257

Date: Saturday, April 1, 2023
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $40.00
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: March 24

This “2 for 1” program includes painting your own Amish-made wooden butterfly house AND learning where and how to create a Pollinator Garden. You’ll paint the house in your choice of available colors that attract butterflies and learn how to stencil a floral garden design to create a work of art for your garden!

Tai Chi – Moving On – #2258

Date: Wednesdays, April 5 – April 26, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $45.00
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: March 29

This class is for anyone who has taken the “Intro to Tai Chi” class or has previous experience with Tai Chi. Master Instructor Jan Gyomber will teach us how to practice gently flowing from one movement to another.

Rotator Cuff Workshop – #2265

Date: Monday – April 17, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: Free
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: April 12

Fun, interactive and informative workshop. Learn everything you need to know about shoulders. What happens to your shoulders as you age. Why you have shoulder pain and what you can do about it.

 

Creating a Perfect Perennial Garden – #2259

Date: Sunday, April 23, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: April 19

Perennials can add year and year, easy-keep color to your landscape. Join Master Gardeners for this in-depth, informative and practical program. Learn to enhance your home’s outdoor beauty and enjoy perennial color in all four seasons.

Stroke Jeopardy – #2260

Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: April 19

A stroke can happen at any age and affects nearly 600,000 people a year! 80% of these strokes can be prevented! Come test your knowledge and enjoy a morning of trivia with the Reading Hospital Stroke Team. Information will be provided on stroke prevention, identification and treatment in a fun game show style format.

 

Tree of Life Wreath – #2261
This program is full.  Registration is closed.

Date: Sunday, April 30, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $22.50
Ages: 18+
Registration deadline: April 21

Celebrate Earth Day, Arbor Day and everyday life as Sharon helps you make your own version of this Tree of Life Wreath. Using a metal frame, rope, moss, river rocks and hot glue, you will create a year-round home decoration.


SENIOR WELLNESS SERIES

Living Well with Diabetes – # 2238 –This class is full

Date: Mondays, January 23 through March 6, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 60+
Registration deadline: January 11

This program focuses on helping the individual living with diabetes to better manage their disease through monitoring, physical activity, healthy eating, coping skills and strategies for daily living, relaxation techniques and working with the health care system. Open to pre-diabetics, diabetics and their family members.

Healthy Steps in Motion – # 2239 – This class is full

Date: Wednesdays & Fridays, March 8 – April 28, 2023
Time: 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 60+
Registration deadline: March 1

Developed by the PA Department of Aging, this exercise program is designed to build body strength, increase flexibility and improve balance. Program is led by a certified instructor. Open to people of all fitness levels ages 60+! No class on April 7th.

Healthy Heart, Happy Heart – #2240

Date: Wednesdays, May 3 – Jun 9, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 60+
Registration deadline: April 26

Developed by Stanford University, this highly participative, six (6) week, evidence-based program helps individuals learn how to TAKE CHARGE in the management of their disease and overall health to lead active and fulfilling lives! Open to those with heart disease and their family members. Last class will be held on Friday, June 9th.