A Twist on April School Vacation: Fun Activities for Adults (and Kids)!

You’re never too old for school vacation! We have designed a week of great activities for adults and kids from April 19 – 24th featuring an alfresco painting class, tennis lessons, historical walking tours, fly fishing, lawn games, an environmental tour, fitness classes, yoga and more. And we have Kids Crew all week as well. For great room rates during the month of April, please visit our Special Offers page.

Kids Crew


1pm – 3pm
Monday April 19 – Friday April 23
Ages 4 – 12
Guests of the Inn: Complimentary
Members: $25 per child
Local Community: $50 per child


Drop off the kids for a fun afternoon of supervised activities featuring painting, wii games, dream catchers, moon sand, games, crafts and more. (Maximum of 10 children per session.) Please register in advance through concierge at 508.945.6871 or concierge@chathambarsinn.com



Yoga/Meditation/Relaxation class


3pm – 5pm
Tuesday April 20th
Complimentary
Open to guests of the Inn and members


This 2-hour workshop combines gentle yoga, meditation and relaxation techniques for a powerful mind-body experience. Guests begin with yoga to reduce tension and increase flexibility. Next, a meditation practice is introduced to assist in developing clarity of mind. Lastly, various relaxation techniques are reviewed to bring into daily life to feel more centered and at peace whenever needed. Relaxation is not just something to enjoy only while at Chatham Bars Inn, but something you can practice long after you return home. This class is open to ages 18 or older and registration is through Concierge at 508.945.6871. Please meet at the Boat House for this class.



Picasso and Prosecco


4pm – 6pm
Tuesday April 20th
$50 including one drink
Open to the public as well as guests of the Inn and members


Join Artist Todd French of the Chatham Creative Arts Center as you surround yourself with breathtaking views from the Bayview Terrace. Each attendee will be given paint, brushes, an easel, canvas and instruction – everything needed to complete their painting. Also included is one complimentary glass of wine, beer, select cocktails or a non-alcoholic beverage. A cash bar will also be available. Registration is required, please call Concierge at 508.945.6871. Please meet at Bay View Terrace (Garden Suite in case of inclement weather).



Meditation class


5:30pm – 6:30pm
Tuesday April 20th
Complimentary
Open to guests of the Inn and members


Develop or strengthen your meditation practice to reduce stress and improve concentration. Through sessions with a personal coach you will learn powerful meditation techniques in a supportive format. Private classes are an easy way to bring meditation into your daily life and feel more centered, grounded, and peaceful. Walking meditation is a simple and universal practice for developing calm, connectedness, and embodied awareness.



Cape Cod “Learning by the Sea” Tour


Session 1: 10am – 11am
Session 2: 3pm – 4pm
Wednesday April 21st
$15 per person
Open to guests of the Inn and members


Join "Captain Awesome", our local naturalist, for a one-hour walking tour from the South Lawn and then along the beach. During the tour, the history and future of this ever-morphing environment and its impact on wildlife and humans will be highlighted. Key areas of focus will be Aunt Lydia's Cove, Term Island Sanctuary and the Chatham Fish Pier. Reservations are required and can be made through Concierge at 508.945.6871. Please meet on the South Lawn to begin the tour.



South Lawn Day of Games


12pm - 4pm
Wednesday April 21st
Complimentary
Open to guests of the Inn and members


Time to enjoy the great outdoors! We will have cornhole, ladder ball, croquet and bocce set up for guests to enjoy with their families throughout the day. Join us on the South Lawn or meet at the Monomoy Ballroom if weather is inclement.



"Sweat by The Sea" Power Yoga


9am – 10am
Thursday April 22nd
Complimentary
Open to guests of the Inn and members


Join Personal Trainer and Yoga Instructor Nicole Chamberlain for a Power Yoga Flow class, cultivating space in the body and mind. Intentionally placed sequencing that will leave you ready to take on the rest of your day with ease and relaxation. All levels welcome. Yoga mats will be provided.



Silk Scarf-Dyeing Workshop


10am-12pm
Thursday April 22nd
$50
Open to the public as well as guests of the Inn and members


Bring out your creative side as you create a one-of-a-kind silk scarf with artist Angela Mault. Working with colored tissue paper, this technique is simple, quick and fun. Please register in advance with Concierge at 508.945.6871.



Historical Walking Tour of Chatham


2pm – 4pm
Thursday April 22nd
Complimentary
Open to guests of the Inn and members


Hosted by Jenny Wood from Chatham Walks, this fun and informative 90-minute walk leads you through the town’s scenic Main Street and the heart of Chatham. Learn about the history, architecture and people of our beautiful Cape Cod village. Travel through nearly 300 years of Chatham history in a three-quarter mile trek down Main Street. This historic stretch features dozens of carefully preserved buildings, some dating as far back as the early 18th century, in a variety of architecture styles which have earned it the well-deserved reputation as the Cape’s most scenic and walkable seaside village. Reservations required, please call Concierge at 508.945.6871. Please meet at the Concierge Desk to begin the tour.



Meditation Class


5:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday April 22nd
Complimentary
Open to guests of the Inn and members


Develop or strengthen your meditation practice to reduce stress and improve concentration. Through sessions with a personal coach you will learn powerful meditation techniques in a supportive format. Private classes are an easy way to bring meditation into your daily life and feel more centered, grounded, and peaceful. Walking meditation is a simple and universal practice for developing calm, connectedness, and embodied awareness.



Total Body Workout


8am – 9am
Friday April 23rd
Complimentary
Open to guests of the Inn and members


The workout consists of functionally sound movement training, strength training and conditioning with a strong focus on proper technique. The workout starts with a warm up, becomes progressively more challenging and ends with a light cool down and stretching. It is geared to all levels of fitness and modifications are offered for every exercise.



Orvis Intro to Cape Cod Saltwater Fly Fishing


1pm – 2pm
Friday April 23rd
$10
Open to the public as well as guests of the Inn and members


Curious about fly fishing? Join Chris Kokorda, our lead instructor of the Orvis Fly Fishing School, as he shares his 30+ years of fly fishing experience in this informative and entertaining presentation. There will be tackle displays and demonstrations specific to Northeast Saltwater, fly displays and demonstrations including matching materials to prey and a video presentation on saltwater fly fishing. Chris will demonstrate casting techniques outdoors (weather permitting) or via video and wrap up with a Q & A session for any questions regarding fly fishing. Please register in advance through concierge at 508.945.6871.



Immersive Painting Class


1-5pm
Friday April 23rd


A four-hour painting class with artist Craig Caldwell for guests who have reserved the 2-Day Immersive Painting Getaway. To reserve this 2-night package, please see

Special Offers



Friday Night Flights & Bites


3pm – 10pm
Friday April 23rd


Enjoy a flight of three spirits with snack size food pairings. Each guest will receive a custom tasting sheet that will feature information about the spirits, food pairings and additional pairing information as well as space to take your own tasting notes.



Gentle Flow Yoga


8am – 9am
Saturday April 24th
Complimentary
Open to guests of the Inn and members


Designed to improve balance, coordination, strength and flexibility. Withdraw from the pressures of daily life and become comfortable with your own mind body practice. This class is for everyone, including beginners and those renewing their practice. Move at a mindful pace, focusing on breath while exploring postures sitting, standing and lying down. Private yoga sessions are available for a more personalized experience.



Floral Decorating Class


10am – 12pm
Saturday April 24th
$60
Open to the public as well as guests of the Inn and members


Join Chatham Bars Inn’s Fine Gardener Pam Vasques to design your very own floral arrangement and leave with new skills and your floral creation to take home with you. Open to the public as well as guests of the Inn and members. Ages 18+. Please register in advance through Concierge at 508.945.6871.



Jump Start Adult Cardio Tennis Bootcamp


10am – 11am
Saturday April 24th
$30
Open to guests of the Inn and members


Join Assistant Tennis Director and USPTA Certified Pro Jen Lesnick for a dynamic work-out. Learn hand eye tennis specific techniques, enjoy cardio-based drills and play some fun mini tennis with reflex volleys, all with a view of the ocean on our spectacular South Lawn. Maximum class size of 8 adults, all levels welcome. Rain date Sunday April 25th. Register in advance with Concierge at 508.945.6871. Please meet on the South Lawn.



Kids Mini Tennis Spring Break Program


Session 1: 11am – 12:30pm
Session 2: 2pm – 3:30pm
Saturday April 24th
Ages 6 – 10
$30
Open to guests of the Inn and members


Making tennis fun for kids! Join Assistant Tennis Director and USPTA Certified Pro Jen Lesnick for an action-packed kids program. This mini tennis program will feature low compression balls, mini nets and lots of games and fun taking place on the South Lawn facing the ocean. Maximum class size of 12 kids per session, all levels welcome. Rain date Sunday April 25th. Please register in advance with Concierge at 508-945-6871. Register in advance with Concierge at 508.945.6871. Please meet on the South Lawn.



Immersive Painting Class


1-5pm
Saturday April 24th


A four-hour painting class with artist Craig Caldwell for guests who have reserved the 2-night Immersive Drawing Getaway, please see details in Special Offers.



2-Night Immersive Painting Getaway



Combine a visit to Chatham Bars Inn with an immersive two-day painting class led by guest artist Craig Caldwell from the Cape Cod Cultural Center. You will arrive at the Inn on Thursday April 22nd for a 2-night stay, highlighted by 4 hours of painting classes on Friday from 1pm – 5pm and 4 additional hours of painting instruction on Saturday from 1pm – 5pm. A 2-day exploration into color and form in acrylics, this class will introduce participants to the principles of painting on a colored background with acrylic paints. Two works will be executed, a still life and a landscape. These works will be painted on colored canvas boards using a basic color palette. All instruction and materials are included. Open to all levels of experience, this two-day 8-hour (in total) painting class is designed for beginners or any painters interested in brushing up their skills.



All guests must sign up in advance through the concierge – all items that are charged have a 7-day cancellation policy, and method of payment, first/last name, phone #, email and CC billing address will be collected at time of booking. All activities are subject to change and subject to the State of Massachusetts Covid-19 Guidelines. Please see details in Special Offers.



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