Weight Watchers Class | Jan. 31


In collaboration with the Boston Public Health Commission and Weight Watchers, Dorchester House is fortunate to be one of the three community health centers in Boston offering both Weight Watchers meetings and subsidized memberships for eligible people.  The Dorchester House  Weight Watchers meetings begin this Thursday,  January 31, in the Multipurpose room.   The Weigh-In begins @ 5:30..

There will be VIP passes ($10 discount) available for staff who attend the meeting.  Just  show your DH badge at the meeting and ask for the “VIP pass”.

There are also subsidized memberships for Boston Residents who meet the following criteria:

·         18 years or older, >> Read More

Free Fitness Classes | Wednesdays

Enjoy Free lunchtime Fitness classes, every Wednesday
at the Dorchester House. Each class is just 30 mins and meets in the gym.
Where: Dorchester House Gym - 1353 Dorchester Ave
When: Wednesdays 12:30-1:00pm 1:00-1:30pm
Who: Anyone 16+ years old
Cost: FREE!

Dorchester House Water Aerobics | Jan. 23 to Feb. 14

The Dorchester House Multi-Service Center is hosting a Water Aerobics class for adults. This 4 week course will begin on January 23 and end on Febuary 14. The morning classes will go from 9am to 10am and the evening classes will go from 7pm to 8pm. Lessons are 60 minutes long. Sign up dates are Monday-Friday from 12:00pm to 6:30pm starting on January 8. Participants will be registered on a first come first serve basis. Registration costs $35 for members and $40 for non-members. For more information or to register, call 617-740-2234 or email daly.hamilton@dorchesterhouse.org.

Water Aerobics Class for Adults | Jan 23

Dorchester House Pool

What: Adult Water Aerobics Classes are available for ages 18 & up.

Who: DotWell offers an accredited 4-week Adult Water Aerobics Program

Program cost: $35.00 for members; $40.00 for non-members.

Payment must be paid in full at time of registration. There are no refunds for classes missed, late, or unattended for any reason. There are NO EXCEPTIONS.

When:Classes will begin on Wednesday January 23, 2013 and end February 14, 2013. There are two classes to choose from; the morning class is from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. The evening class is from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Lessons are 60 minutes long and run for 4 weeks per session.

Where: Dorchester House Multi-Service Center Pool  >> Read More

Zumba & Zumbatomic Classes | Every Friday

Zumba and Zumbatomic classes will take place every friday at 440 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain from 5:30pm to 7:15pm. Zumba classes are from 5:30 to 6:15 and Zumbatomic (ages 4-12) classes are from 6:30 to 7:15. Cost is $5 per class. For more info, email totalblastwithrosa@gmail.com or call 857-869-7429.

Kids with Asthma Can Swim


Kids with Asthma Can Swim (Starting October 18th, every Wednesday and Thursday 4:00-6:00pm, until January 3rd).  Kids with Asthma Can Swim is a FREE program combining asthma education and swimming lessons to improve the health and well-being of children with asthma. Contact Dirk.Bovell@dorchesterhouse.org.

Youth and Adult Swim Lessons

Who: Youth swim lessons are available for ages 3 to 16. Adult swim lessons are available for ages 17 & up. 


What: DotWell offers an accredited 7- week American Red Cross swimming program for the following ages: Level 1: 3 – 6 yrs old; Level 2: 5 – 8 yrs old; Level 3: 6 – 16 yrs old; Level 4: 7 – 16 yrs old and Level 5: 7 – 16 yrs old. Ages are approximations; the class levels are dependent upon ability. Adult swim lessons are available for all swim levels.


Program cost: $75.00 for members; $100.00 for non-members.  >> Read More

Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Open Gym | Nov. 10

Open Gym is a free play program for families with children ages 3-8. It takes place at the Madison Park Recreation Center in Roxbury on Saturday mornings from 10:00-11:30am. The Fall session starts September 29th and runs through December 1st. It will take place every Saturday, except for November 24th.

Party with a Purpose Zumba Fundraiser Party | Sept. 22

Healthworks Community Fitness is hosting international Zumba sensation Heidy Torres to Boston for an event guaranteed to make you feel good in more ways than one! Enjoy a great workout in Boston's biggest nightclub while supporting the health and well-being of lower-income women and children. 

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Franklin Park Family Fitness | August 26


Franklin Park Family Fitness will take place on August 26 from 2pm to 6pm. This afternoon of fun will include Zumba, dancing, field games, hula hoops, exercises, and healthy snacks! The event will improve total fitness for physical, mental, and spiritual healing. The event will take place at the Playstead Picnic Area. For more info, call 617-442-4141 or www.franklinparkcoalition.org/


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