Fitness, Safety and Personal Enhancement

Tennis–Beginning Level
FSR-508 $99

This class will introduce the beginning tennis player to the fundamentals of the game. This class will cover tennis basics, forehand and backhand strokes, stance and serve and effective net techniques. Please bring your own tennis racquet; some spare racquets will also be available. Tennis balls will be provided. Class is limited to 16 students.

Motorcycles: Basic Rider Course/ Motorcycle Safety Training
FSR-725 $325.00

This is a 15-hour two day course—5 hours of classroom study and 10 hours of riding—designed to teach the sport of motorcycling. Classroom sessions will cover motorcycle controls, basic riding skills, street strategies and turning and braking techniques. Riding sessions will cover straight-line riding, turning, shifting and stopping as well as crash avoidance maneuvers. Training motorcycle—250cc or less—helmets and course books are provided with tuition. Participants must have motorcycle learner’s permit. Classes are on weekends from April to September. For more information please contact the Community Education Division at 617-228-2462 or e-mail
To register for the course please contact Mass Motorcycle School at 844-744-RIDE (7433) or visit

Faux Painting Workshop: Venetian Plaster, Raised Stencils and Marbleizing Technique
ART-307 $80 (Sherwin Williams materials not included; price approximate: $75)

An intensive six-hour introductory workshop designed for the aspiring faux painter, artist or homeowner with little to no experience. This workshop will introduce the student to the basics of Venetian plaster, raised stencils and marbleizing technique. Professional surface preparation and craftsmanship will be emphasized. You will be able to keep the sample boards you create. Your work surface and the paste needed to seal your Venetian plaster will be provided.

You are responsible for purchasing the items listed below at any Sherwin Williams.

  • Venetian plaster spatulas $13.79
  • Painting kit $6.39
  • Sample base color $6.99
  • Sample top coat $6.99
  • No-shrink spackling paste $4.29
  • Microfiber cloth pack $5.99
  • Venetian plaster quart $20.00

The Sherwin Williams nearest to BHCC is: 73 1st St., Cambridge, MA 02141-1804; 617-661-0379