Babson Skating Center 150 Great Plain Ave, Wellesley, MA02482 Babson Skating Center is an ice skating rink based on Great Plain Avenue. The location offers both public skating…More and lessons including adult and tot classes, ice dance classes, learn to skate classes, bridge classes and hockey skating skills classes. It has a skate shop that offers skate sharpening and rentals and sells an assortment of gear including mouth guards, tape, skate guards and laces.
CATZ Sports Performance Center and Physical Therapy 114 1st Ave, Needham, MA02494 CATZ Sports Performance Center and Physical Therapy would never refer to itself as a "gym." The goal at CATZ is to…More help people of all ages and abilities realize their athletic potential. It offers both small group training classes and one-on-one training services. It also offers a full range of classes for adults and children, as well as professional athletes. It has been in business at its 1st Avenue location for over 6 years. In 2010, CATZ began providing physical therapy services for injured adults, kids and professional athletes looking to recover as quickly as possible. CATZ believes it is important to support the local community; this includes working with local school sports programs and the Needham Youth Leagues.
The Chabad Jewish Center services the communities of Needham, Westwood, Dover and Dedham. The center practices Ahavas…More Yisroel, which is "an unconditional love and concern for every Jew, regardless of age, background, affiliation or level of observance," according to the official Web site.
In lieu of a synagogue, Chabad has a Shul, which is Yiddish for a place of prayer and study, an environment that speaks to the characteristics of home. All are welcome to services here.
Chabad also provides weekly adult education classes on the Torah, as well Hebrew School for children. Additionally, Chabad offers Shabbat dinners, a women's circle, a community circle and kids' workshops. Community outreach includes Mitzvah campaigns, hospital visitations, Kosher Awareness Day and other programs.
St. Bartholomew Parish 1180 Greendale Ave, Needham, MA02492 St. Bartholomew Parish is a Catholic Church with services led by Father Philip McGaugh. Sacrament of Reconciliation is…More offered on Saturdays from 3:15pm - 3:45pm or by appointment, and baptisms are performed on the first Sunday of the month. St. Bartholomew's is currently involved in "ARISE: Together in Christ," a three-year program in which the Archdiocese of Boston is also participating. Additionally, the church offers several religious education programs for children and teens, as well as soccer and basketball programs. A book club, prayer group, senior social club, choir and adult education classes are also offered.