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Monday - Friday: 5:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

WCC Highlights

NEW! WCC Warriors AAU Basketball!

Season Runs March 6-June 25
-Tryouts (Ages 8-10) February 28th 5:15-6:15pm. -Tryouts (Ages 11-13) February 28th 6:30-7:30pm. (2 Teams will be created. Available practice times will be team specific as of March 1st.)
Each player will receive: 2 practices per week, 15-20 season games on weekends, 5 tournaments; minimum of 3 games per tournament, full uniform, shooting shirt sweatshirt.
$600 per child. For more information please contact Athletic Director, tony Papadakis at 508.234.8184 ext 126 or Tony.Papadakis@OurGym.org.

American Cancer Society - Protect Yourself Against Damaging UV Rays

July Wellness Calendar Topic
Skin Cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. In fact, more skin cancers are diagnosed in the US each year than all other cancers combined. The number of skin cancer cases has been going up over the past few decades.
Most skin cancers are caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays. Most of this exposure comes from the sun, but some may come from man-made sources, such as indoor tanning beds and sun lamps. The good news is that you can do a lot to protect yourself and your family from UV rays, as well as to catch skin cancer early so that it can be treated effectively.
Simply staying in the shade when you are outside is one of the best ways to limit your UV exposure. If you are going to be in the sun, “Slip! Slop! Slap!® and Wrap” is a catchphrase that can help you remember some of the key steps you can take to protect yourself from UV rays: - Seek shade - Avoid tanning beds or sun lamps - Slip on a shirt - Slop on sunscreen - Slap on a hat - Wrap on sunglasses to protect the eyes and skin around them
American Cancer Society Sun Safety Tips!

National Parks & Recreation Month

July 1st-31st
This July, discover the power of play and adventure. For children and adults, play is a vital part of our mental wellbeing, physical health and personal interactions. During Park & Recreation Month, the National Recreation & Park Association (NPRA) is challenging everyone to get their play on with their local parks and recreation. Whether it’s summer camp, an adult sports league, exploring a trail, Zumba class, meeting friends on the playground, playing cards in the park, or discovering nature — parks and play go hand in hand.
NPRA Website!

Blackstone Heritage Corridor - Get Lost Guide

Our own Blackstone Heritage Corridor in partnership with the National Park Service, promotes the parks and recreational activities that are in our own backyard.
The 2017 “Get Lost Guide” by the Blackstone National Heritage Corridor is out! This free publication has approximately 115 pages of maps, photos, and information about the Blackstone Valley area.
Listings of over 600 local destinations, restaurants, shops, trails, parks, historic sites and more! Compelling short articles on history, nature, traditions, folklore and more!
Click here for the Get Lost Guide!

Blackstone Heritage Corridor - Bucket List

Below is a Blackstone Bucket List provided by the Blackstone Heritage Corridor with some great unique and local opportunities to enjoy the Blackstone Valley!
Bucket List

Greenway Challenge

September 30th
The mission of the UniBank Greenway Challenge is to promote the recreational quality of life in the Blackstone River Valley. A program of the Whitin Community Center, presented by UniBank and supported by other partner organizations, the Greenway Challenge is a great way to run, bike and paddle on a course designed to bring you through one of the most beautiful and historic regions of New England, the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor located between Worcester, MA and Pawtucket, RI.
This annual race is quickly becoming one of New England's premier adventure races.
Registration Begins July 1st!
Click the link below to find out more information and to register!

Summer Fitness Membership

Available to full time High School & College Students (ages 14-26)
Full time high school and college students (ages 14-16) can take advantage of this sizzling deal that allows full access to the Whitin Community Center! Proof of age is required at time of registration.
$100 Per Student (May 1st-August 30th)

BVCP Summer EDventure

Kindergarten - 6th Grade
Did You Know? - Ten weeks of different themes! - Choose 2, 3, 4, or 5 days a week! - Over 45 years of experience! - Fully Certified! - Qualified, professional, caring Staff! - FREE Pizza Fridays! - 75' Waterslide! - Fun Weekly Community Engagement!
BVCP Summer EDventure is full day co-ed themed weeks for children ranging from Kindergarten to 6th Grade, from June 19th-August 25th. Children can participate in themed activities & exploration stations, including arts and crafts and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math). Daily the children will enjoy a variety of outdoor games in Whitin Park including Kickball, Dodgeball, Wiffle Ball, Relay Races and Tug of War. Depending upon the weather, children can be in our gymnasium for games. Every day children will be able to swim in our pool!
Register your child for their Summer EDventure today!
BVCP Summer EDventure Program

Wicked Local Readers Choice Award

Voted #1 Choice Health Club & Yoga Studio in Northbridge the past 7 years!
Thank you to all who voted us #1 Choice Health Club & Yoga Studio in Northbridge! We appreciate your love and support, and are honored to serve such a wonderful community!
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