Berkshire South strives to address the needs of all our members. At the Center you will find a specially trained team that offers classes and individualized training for all abilities. Our adaptive member base is a priority to us, and we continue to educate ourselves in order to address the needs of these members while staying focused on keeping our programs accessible and adaptable to everyone.

Swim With Us Adapted Swim Lessons

While all of our aquatic programs welcome individuals who have special needs, the below programs are  program is designed for those who might have difficulties participating in traditional lessons. Our small group sizes allow for individual instruction and maximize learning for each student. This is a free program generously funded by the Berkshire Life Charitable Foundation.

Parent/Child School Aged Lessons
MONDAYS 4-4:30 p.m.
Jan 6-Feb 24* 201SN02A
Mar 9-Apr 13 201SN02B

School Age Adapted Swim Lessons
TUESDAYS 3:30-4 p.m.
Jan 7-Feb 11 201SN03A
Feb 25-Mar 31 201SN03B

TUESDAYS  4-4:30 p.m.
Jan 7-Feb 11 201SN03C
Feb 25-Mar 31 201SN03D

Adult Adaptive Swim Lessons
MONDAYS 4:30-5 p.m.
Jan 6-Feb 24* 201SN04A
MONDAYS 5-5:30 p.m.
Mar 9-April 13 201SN04B

Fitness Fun
A group exercise class conducted in the Jaffe Auditorium designed specifically for those with adaptive needs and their caregivers. This class incorporates healthy exercise, lively music and a positive attitude. Each class includes fun warm ups, low impact cardio, light weight strength training and simple stretches.
MONDAYS 10-11 a.m. Ongoing
Fitness Fun is funded by The Coolidge Hill Foundation


If you have specific adaptive needs you would like to see addressed at Berkshire South Regional Community Center, please pick up a program adaptation request form in the lobby and we’ll work to address your needs.

For more information on any adaptive program or program modifications to meet adaptive needs, please contact or 413.528.2810 ext. 35.