Manchester, Massachusetts 01944

MAC: Sports Performance Training for Teens

Manchester Athletic Club Sports Performance Training for Teens

Sports Performance Training is designed for athletes ages 10-18 who are seeking excellence at the next level of performance. This is an intense one-hour session focusing on mastering key athletic movement patterns which will support the development of strength, power, speed and flexibility. Most importantly, these athletes will decrease their risk for injury, and build confidence to meet the demands of their specific sport. Get strong, fit and confident for fall!

4th Annual - Run the Heater 5K

Kids will race in Manchester for the 'Run the Heater' Race!

The 4th Annual - Run the Heater 5K usually starts and ends at Singing Beach but due to anticipated construction at Singing Beach this fall, we will be using a revised route this year. The Heater is the traditional route that early citizens of Manchester used to warm up their horses. This 3.1 mile route celebrates this Manchester tradition, and brings you through and around the heart of Downtown Manchester.  Kids will run a separate race on the beach with medal to be given every particitipant.  Other fun activities will include facepainting, live music and a fun family atmosphere.

Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 9-11am
Race starts at 9:15 am
Kids Fun Run at 10:15 am

Moon Party!

Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night at the Manchester Public Library!

Come to the Manchester Public Library for a fun evening of celestial observation for International Observe the Moon Night! Bring your telescopes, binoculars, or use ours as the Houghton Family and Manchester Public Library celebrate International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN)  on Wednesday, September 27th at 6:30 PM. We’ll have multiple scopes set up for you to use, and astro binoculars too. Light refreshments of moon pies, tang as well as moon maps, stickers, and other handouts will help us celebrate this great outdoor tradition at the library.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 6:30pm

Brookwood School Speaker Series: How Children Succeed

Brookwood School Speaker Series Presents Parenting Elementary School Kids.  How

Join us Tuesday, October 8, 2013 as Brookwood School welcomes Paul Tough, author of the New York Times best-selling book How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. Click for tickets: Paul Tough, October 8, 2013.

Tough will discuss cutting edge research that shows character, not intelligence, may be the most important attribute when it comes to children finding success in school and in life. The program, part of Brookwood’s 4 to 14 Speaker Series: Parenting Elementary School Kids, begins at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a book sale and signing.

Tuesday, April 8, 2013 at 7 p.m.

Learn Strategies for Receiving More Aid and Lowering Your College Bill

Manchester Athletic Club & College Funding Advisors, Inc. host a seminar to teac

You PLAN in advance; you UNDERSTAND the financial aid process; you ACT early enough to be successful. Financial Aid goes to the families who plan in advance - ideally before December 31st of the child’s sophomore year of high school. This course will teach you the concepts and strategies that will help you maximize your financial aid by understanding the process, and how implementing strategies may increase a family’s eligibility even if you have a “high income” or own a business. The greatest amount of financial aid goes to the families who act in the years before college. 

On Thursday, September 26th, 2013 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Curiosity Companions

Kids can explore the Coolidge Reservation with their favorite adult!

Curiosity companions explore the woodlands of Bungalow Hill, Clarke's Pond, and meadows of Ocean Lawn - discovering the wonders of nature while using all your senses. Song, stories, and puppets included! This program is for young children accompanied by their favorite adult. Learn about the conservationists who provided this community gift. This program is for young children accompanied by their favorite adult. Pre-registration required. Join us for all five sessions Pre-registration required.

Thursdays through August 8, 2013 11am-noon


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