Adult Enrichment Programs

  • Andover Ukulele Jam
    This rapidly growing ukulele group is looking to have some FUN! Ukulele is easy to learn, inexpensive to buy, portable, and a great crowd pleaser at social gatherings. We can direct you to our Andover Jam Book and a nearby location to purchase a ukulele. We hope to be a part of the growing arts and culture in Andover with performances at South Church recitals, assisted living facilities, and town events such as Holiday Happenings and Farmers Markets. Although this class is targeted for adults, our school will offer classes for youth upon request.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    Learn CPR, the basic lifesaving skills of the American Heart Association for infants, children, and adults. Learn about prudent heart care, risk factors, strokes, and some pediatric injury prevention. Course includes the basics on how to use the Automatic External Defibrillator.
  • Adult Online -
    REC offers over 400 on-line classes. Check our complete listing on the above web address.
  • Estate Planning Seminar
    The Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council, in Partnership with Andover Recreation continues their seminar series at the 3rd floor Selectman’s meeting room at the Andover Town Offices, 36 Bartlet Street, Andover, MA 01810 on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. This seminar will include a 5 person panel consisting of local Estate Planning Professionals who will speak on the following topics: · Estate Planning Documents · Who will take care of your minor children if you are gone?; · Planning for your elderly parents’ care; · Protecting your child’s inheritance in a divorce; and · What happens when there is no Will ? The event will conclude with an informal Q&A period where those who attend will be able to speak with Estate Planning Professionals from the Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council. Please RSVP by Friday, October 11, 2018 to Andover Recreation at (978) 623-8340 to reserve your spot as seating is limited.
  • Floral Arranging Workshops
    Steal the show with your beautifully crafted Thanksgiving centerpiece. Join Alice's Table for a workshop of flower arranging using autumnal blooms. Sign up with your best friends and learn how to create a stunning floral arrangement - step by step! At the end of the night bring home your flowers for your table - take it to your Thanksgiving host! We will provide all of the materials needed for the workshop, just show up ready to create!
  • Improv Theater
    This active and engaging class will get you out of your comfort zone, while you learn to think on your feet! Participants will explore group dynamics and performance skills, practice public speaking and communication and unleash untapped creativity! No theater experience is needed, just a willingness to laugh and play!
  • MELT Soft Roller
    Come to a MELT class and experience changes in how your body looks and feels. Learn simple self-treatments you can do at home to remain active, healthy, and pain-free for life. This all-levels class will use specialized soft rollers and small MELT Hand and Foot Treatment Balls to simulate the results of manual therapy. Learn to eliminate stuck stress before it accumulates causing chronic aches, pains, and unwanted signs of aging. Reduce inflammation, ease chronic neck and low back strain, improve alignment, enhance athletic performance, and keep your whole body feeling great at any age
  • Special Needs Planning: Finances & Estate Planning
    Maximizing government benefits, preserving government benefits via estate planning techniques, financial planning (creating a long term budget for child, how to efficiently fund special needs trust), ABLE Act, and more.
  • You Can Afford College If...
    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. The greatest amount of financial aid goes to the families who act in the years before college. A free financial aid analysis will be available to all attendees.
  • MELT Anti-Aging Series
    If you have just a few minutes a day to help yourself look good and feel fantastic, this simple self-treatment is for you. The MELT Anti-Aging Series, featuring the 50-Second Facelift, will show you how you can reduce the sagging skin on your face and neckline and give yourself a facelift daily. Learn how to stimulate the cells that produce collagen in your skin and restore your skin's natural hydration from the inside out. You will learn other easy self-treatment techniques for reducing common aches and pains using the MELT Hand and Foot Treatment Balls and MELT soft roller to keep you feeling youthful and vibrant.
  • Introduction to Music
    Have you always wanted to learn to play a musical instrument? This is a great way to start! After registering with Andover Rec, a Merrimack Valley Community School representative will contact you to schedule your introductory set of three lessons. Once the lessons are complete, any further lessons should be scheduled directly with the school. Ensemble coaching is also available.