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Residence Inn and SHARC Team Up!

Posted by Darline Yatim

Oct 17, 2014 1:43:41 PM

Westborough, MA – The Residence Inn Boston Westborough is pumped up about a new partnership with a local fitness center that will provide hotel guests with free access to state-of-the-art facilities.

The Worcester hotel and Shrewsbury Health & Racquet Club (SHARC) have teamed up to offer visitors in Westborough a convenient and contemporary place to get the most out of their exercise regimen. Whether in town for an extended-stay vacation or a quick business trip, travelers will now have access to indoor and outdoor pools, tennis and racquetball courts, modern cardio and weight equipment, saunas and steam rooms, a full-service café and opportunities to sign up for group exercise and personal training sessions — all for free.

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Topics: fitness

$149.00 for Unlimited Group Training!

Posted by Darline Yatim

Oct 17, 2014 1:30:59 PM

For the months of November and December, Members and Non-Members can participate in unlimited Group Training classes for just $149.00! For full information on what these programs entail, visit our Group Traning page or contact sheilam@shrewsburyclub.com. To sign up contact michaelg@shrewsburyclub.com.

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Topics: Group Fitness

October 2014 Newsletter: Get Spooky with us this month!

Posted by Evan B

Oct 2, 2014 5:51:00 PM

Sign Up and Save All Month!

Join NOW and get October's Monthly Dues FREE and HALF OFF the Activation Fee! Offer expires: 10/31/2014

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Topics: News Letter

Back to School Fitness and Fun

Posted by Darline Yatim

Sep 25, 2014 5:25:10 PM

As we head into September, I’m pretty sad to see summer go. The thirty-one days in August flew by too fast and another school year, work, and a season of unpredictable Nor’easters lies ahead of us. Here are some ways to kick-off the Fall while the feeling of summertime still lingers!

Get Outside

I know weekends are meant for relaxation now that Monday through Friday is packed with carpooling, afterschool activities and lots of running around (which is great for you!) It’s still important to plan really fun activities into those sunny weekend afternoons – you’ll miss them when they’re gone! Taking your family on a hike or going to the park is a great way to get some exercise, experience nature, and soak up some Vitamin D before being cooped up inside. If you have enough time, make a day out of it and pack a healthy lunch to eat at the summit or have a picnic at the park.

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Topics: fitness

Active Adults at SHARC

Posted by Darline Yatim

Sep 25, 2014 5:13:53 PM

When some think about growing older, they might think that it means everything slows down. Here at SHARC, we know this isn’t true, and we have pride in our active adults who continually strive to reach their “fountain of youth”. If you are just starting your journey as an active adult, SHARC also has programs and staff to help you transition into the active lifestyle we know you can have. Here are some exercises and programs geared towards active adults looking to stay fit!

Tennis & Racquetball

If you’re feeling competitive and like a good challenge while working out, you may want to look into tennis or racquetball, or both! Tennis and racquetball, when played competitively, can actually burn more calories than traditional aerobics or cardio. Tennis and racquetball also improve, strength, speed, fine motor skills, and bone strength and density. SHARC offers adult tennis programs for everyone, from those just starting out to those who have been playing their whole lives. Take SHARC’s “Learn To Play Tennis” class or challenge yourself to the Flex League or Men and Women’s Interclub Tennis.

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Topics: fitness, Aquatics, Tennis

SHARC Brings on Fall!

Posted by Darline Yatim

Sep 23, 2014 3:38:28 PM

It’s a Girls Thing

  • Offers a great workout to girls ages 9-14
  • Focuses on cardio, strength, and core training exercises
  • Includes a dance warm-up to make cardio fun for young girls
  • This will help young girls boost their confidence by improving physical activity while lowering stress

Tiny Tots

  • Offers young children ages 2-3 a specialized workout program
  • Helps set the stage for healthy habits for life long success

Varsity Academy

  • Aimed towards the pre-high school athlete seeking to play sports in high school
  • Designed to work on all aspects of physical health including core strength, flexibility, speed, balance, and overall conditioning
  • Helps to prepare them for competitive sports without the cost of over-training

Special swimmers

  • Program built to welcome children ages 4-17 with special needs
  • Certified swim instructors will work with children in private or semi-private lessons
  • Instructors will customize a lesson plan to each individual child’s specialized needs

Halloween Themed Kids Night Out (10/11)

  • Children ages 6 months-12 years are welcome to this event
  • Dress your kids up in there Halloween costume and bring them to SHARC
  • Your kids will enjoy fun activities like swimming, tennis, and other games while you get your errands done!

Shot of the Week

  • Each week, a new shot is learned to better improve ones skill set
  • Our Adult Tennis Pro, Sean Pease will work with you to improve your game
  • All levels welcome

Cardio tennis

  • A fun program with music and tennis that is offered to adults
  • Healthy for your heart by participating in aerobic exercise
  • Interval training to help burn fat and optimize fitness
  • Helps improve tennis skills while getting a great work out!

Click here to view our Adult Tennis BrochureVisit our website (shrewsburyclub.com) for more information on these programs or call us at 508-845-1000.

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Topics: fitness, Youth, Aquatics, Tennis

September Newsletter: Don't Fall out of shape this season!

Posted by Darline Yatim

Sep 5, 2014 11:25:04 AM

More Pease, Please

Exciting news in tennis! Eric Pease - Head Pro for Junior Tennis will now be joined by his brother Sean Pease. Sean will be heading up Adult Tennis.

New Program: ACEing Autism

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Each week participants will work on different fundamentals of the game of tennis. Participants will have an opportunity to increase their social skills through taking turns, working in teams, and following instructions.

When: Sunday September 14, 21, and 28

Click here for more info or to sign up!

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Topics: News Letter

News Letter August 2014: Free Kid's Club with Fit-traxx!

Posted by Darline Yatim

Aug 22, 2014 1:37:00 PM

...We've got you covered with FREE KIDS CLUB when you join Fit-Traxx this session!

*For all times except 5:45am

Start your transformation today with a 4-week session of Fit-Traxx to burn fat, build and tone muscle, and increase energy!

When: August 4 - August 30

FREE DEMO: Saturday August 2 @ 10:00pm

Click here to sign up!

SHARC Deals!

50% off SHARC apparel from the SHARC shop with this coupon.

20% off ANY camp for new enrollment

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Topics: News Letter

Women's Health: Lateral Movements ft. Darline Yatim

Posted by Evan B

Jul 21, 2014 9:34:00 PM

Check out this article featuring advice from club owner Darline Yatim on lateral movements in Women's Health Magazine.

http://www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/lateral-glutes-exercises

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Topics: fitness

ACEing Autsim

Posted by Darline Yatim

Jul 16, 2014 8:43:00 PM

Beginning in September 2014, Shrewsbury Health & Racquet Club (SHARC) will be partnering with United States Tennis Association supported program, ACEing Autism, a volunteer program that  provides recreational tennis lessons to 500+ children with autism spectrum disorders. Among the 30 other locations in the United States, SHARC will run an 8-10 week programs with highly skilled volunteers on Sundays from 4-5pm! SHARC believes in providing everyone the opportunity to learn this lifetime sport and is excited to team up with ACEing Autism and their remarkable programs. For more information about ACEing Autism visit http://www.aceingautism.com/ or contact SHARC by visiting their website at www.shrewsburyclub.com or giving them a call at 508-845-1000!

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Topics: Tennis