All Dorchester Sports League: Fun and Fitness Clinic

Get in shape this summer at Town Field with

All Dorchester Sports League (ADSL)!!

Activities include:

Baseball - Softball - Basketball - Track & Field

Football - Nutrition Seminars - Fun Contests

Ages 7 – 9: August 3rd – August 6th -------- 10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Ages 10 – 12: August 10th – August 13th -------- 10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Sponsored by:

Thomas M. Menino

Brian Doherty

Free Hatha yoga

Free Hatha Yoga at Healthworks Fitness

Runs every Thursday 6:30-8p


DSAC now meets monthly at Carney

DSAC-Dorchester Substance Abuse Coalition now meets in March-June-September and December-on a Quarterly Basis at Carney Hospital-in the Lower Level Cafeteria’s Conference Room from 6:00pm-7:00pm. We welcome all those who live in Dorchester and are concerned about the detrimental affects of Underage Drinking, Alcohol Abuse and Drug Use among adolescents.  Read more

617-282-3200 ext 210,
Adelia Rocha

Neponset Health Center teams up with Neighborhood Health Plan

Starting Friday July 10th Neponset Health Center will be hosting a health insurance table hosted by a Neighborhood Health Plan representative. Neighborhood Health Plan will be in the lobby of the Neponset Health Center every other Friday from 9am-2pm with information on the health insurance plans that are available to everyone. The Neighborhood Health Plan rep. will be able to answer any questions that you may have about their plans and will help find out which plan will work best for you. They will also have FREE giveaways for people who come in for information.  Read more


Nomination sought for Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition awards

The Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition (MFFC) will recognize an individual (adult or youth) or community organization that has made outstanding contributions to Mattapan through continued efforts to improve the health of residents. The award will be presented at the Mattapan Moving For Life event on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at the George H. Walker Playground (next to Mildred Avenue Community Center).  Read more or 617-432-6596
Joanne Soulouque

Dorchester Substance Abuse Coalition

We bring members of the community together to address the risk factors leading to substance use and abuse and inform parents and loved ones about access to prevention and treatment. To learn how you can get involved, or to share your suggestions on how to reduce substance abuse among Dorchester teens, come to DSAC's monthly meeting, held on the third Tuesday of every month from 6-7 p.m. at Carney Hospital. No experience or minimum time commitment required.  Read more

17-282-3200 x210,
Adelia Rocha

Caritas Carney programs

The Caritas Carney Hospital's health ed. and support groups: a Breast Cancer Support Group, the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, 6:30 to 8 p.m.; weekly groups for alcohol and substance abuse, Overeaters Anonymous, and domestic violence. Info: 617-296-4000, x5222. The Carney's adult/child/infant CPR and First Aid instructions every week for only $30. Call 617-296-4012, X2093 for schedule. Dorchester Substance Abuse Coalition meeting, third Tues. of each month, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the lower level cafeteria of Carney Hospital. Info: 617-282-3200, ext. 210.

Dorchester Multi-Service Center

DotWell's Mommy/Daddy & Me fitness classes at the Dorchester Multi-Service Center, 1353 Dorchester Ave., on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., in the gym, for children two years and older. On Tuesdays, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., a "water babies" class for children six months to 2.9 years.