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Berkshire Swimming Holiday

 

  • Located in Lenox, MA in the heart of the culturally renowned Berkshire
  • Mountains, Move Your Body + Feed Your Mind + Love Your Life
  • will be in residence at the historic Belvoir Terrace on Cliffwood Street
  • from August 19-26. One of the original Berkshire “cottages” of the
  • gilded age, Belvoir Terrace was built between 1888-1890. Belvoir Terrace,
  • with landscaping designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, preserves the
  • great lawn, wooded paths, and imported trees, while restoring the
  • mansion and carefully developing new facilities.

 

  • Taking advantage of Belvoir’s 25-meter heated outdoor pool,
  • a personalized schedule of swimming sessions, from a focus
  • on stroke technique to  goal-oriented conditioning, will be
  • created for you prior to your arrival.

 

  • All levels of swimming experience are encouraged.

 

  • In addition to scheduled swimming sessions you can take advantage
  • of a daily yoga class, play a match of tennis, hike at Kennedy Park
  • and Pleasant Valley Sanctuary, bike the backroads of Berkshire
  • County, enjoy wonderful meals and visit the boutiques, galleries
  • and coffee shops in downtown Lenox, a five minute walk from Belvoir.

 

  • We will take in a concert on the lawn at Tanglewood, attend a play at
  • Shakespeare & Co. and venture to Williamstown for a visit to the
  • acclaimed Clark Institute and MASS MoCA. Additionally, because we
  • are sharing the grounds with Arts Ahimsa Music Festival, you are
  • invited to join theirchorus, which practices daily and attend their
  • nightly in house chamber music performances.
  • The week is yours to shape!

 

  • Belvoir Terrace’s housing options include single and double rooms
  • with adjacent shared baths. Some housing has kitchen facilities.
  • Three excellent meals will be served daily in the dining room of
  • the mansion, as well as wine and cheese before dinner.

 

  • Tuition is $1800.00 for the week and includes twice daily group
  • swimming sessions with private sessions available upon request,
  • daily yoga class, room and board. Tuition is $1100 if you have
  • outside housing, and $900 for a guest spouse. Lenox, centrally
  • located in the Berkshires, is a 4 hour drive from Philadelphia
  • and easily accessible from New York and Boston.

 

Contact: coachgigi@fortheloveofswimming.com