Health & Wellness



Pickleball is a paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. This fun sport combines many elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong, and is played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes.

SPACE IS LIMITED - Register early to save your spot!

Active Older Adults

Active older adult field trip at Mount Auburn Cemetary

Enjoy and explore Brookline through these programs and events designed for adult community members over the age of 55!

Winter Nature Walks

Birding in Brookline - November 15th - D Blakely Hoar Sanctuary
This 0.7-mile trail features boardwalks over wetlands and twisty trails through oak and cherry groves. Along the way, there are a few tripping hazards, such as rocks and small logs. Binoculars will be provided for this birding excursion!

Brookline’s Hidden Geology - December 13th - Dane Park
Enjoy a half-mile trail walk around Brookline’s Dane Park and learn about Brookline’s geology, including examining some igneous rock formations along the way!

New Year’s Tree Celebration - January 10th - Arnold Arboretum
Join Brookline Recreation’s naturalist on a guided excursion around the picturesque and fantastical Arnold Arboretum. Trails are paved and packed with gravel or mulch, including some gentle hills and phenomenally curated tree specimens.

Restfulness in Nature - February 14th - Ward’s Pond at Olmsted Park
This glacial kettle-hole pond is an excellent urban oasis for native plant and wildlife species. Enjoy a stroll through this beautiful park and relax through gentle movement and meditative moments.

Transportation from Brookline Senior Center is included in admission.

Register online or call 617-730-2069