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Athletic/Outdoor

Burlington College Outing Club
Contact: Jared Carter
Email: jcarteratburlington [dot] edu
Tel: 802-923-2390
Description: Burlington College club dedicated to outdoor activities.  Needs student leaders!

City of Burlington Parks
Web: www.enjoyburlington.com
Description: The parks and recreation department is the gateway to many of the public parks and activity centers in the city.

Women's Pick-Up Soccer
Web: www.meetup.com/Womens-Soccer-Vermont
Contact: Carmen George
Email: Email through site
Description:  All are welcome for the pick-up soccer games.  Interested students can contact Carmen directly through the web page.

Burlington Rugby Vermont
Web: www.burlingtonrugby.org
Email: Email from site.
Description: Community Rugby league for both men and women.
BC Contact: Zak Mayo

Petra Cliffs
Web: www.petracliffs.com
Contact Tim Farr
Tel: 802-657-3872
Email: infoatpetracliffs [dot] com
Description: Indoor climbing center, mountaineering school, and other programs.  Located near Oakledge Park and the Burlington Bike Path.
Greater Burlington YMCA
Web: www.gbymca.org
Tel: 802-862-9622
Description:  Free access to YMCA facilities as part of student fees.  Show your Burlington College ID.

Smuggler's Notch
Web: www.smuggs.com
Tel:  800-523-2754
Email: smuggsatsmuggs [dot] com
Description: Offer inexpensive student season passes (24U), often in conjunction with Bolton Valley.  Will need Student ID and verification letter from Registrar.

Bolton Valley Ski Area
Web: www.boltonvalley.com
Tel: 877-926-5866
Email: infoatboltonvalley [dot] com
Description: Offers inexpensive student season passes, often in conjunction with Smuggler's Notch.  Will need Student ID and verification letter from Registrar.

Paddlesurf Champlain
Web: www.paddlesurfchamplain.com
Contact: Jason
Tel: 802-881-4905
Email: jasonatpaddlesurfchamplain [dot] com
Description: Stand Up Paddboarding on Lake Champlain.


 

Religion

Burlington Shambhala Center
Web: www.burlington.shambhala.org
Tel: 802-658-6795
Email: lungta108atgmail [dot] com

The Catholic Center at UVM
Web: www.uvmcatholic.com
Tel: 802.862.8403
Email: catholiccenteruvmatgmail [dot] com

First Baptist Church of Burlington
Web: www.fbcburlingtonvt.com
Tel: 802-864-6515
Email: fbcbvtatgmail [dot] com

First United Methodist Church
Web: www.fumcburlington.org
Tel: 802-862-1151
Email: officemanageratfumcburlington [dot] org

Redeemer Burlington (Presbyterian)
Web: www.redeemerburlington.org
Contact: Joseph Pensak
Email: josephatredeemerburlington [dot] org

Temple Sinai
templesinaivt.org
Tel: 802.862.5125
Email: infoattemplesinaivt [dot] org

Unitarian Universalist Society
Web: www.uusociety.org
Tel: 802.862.5630
Email: officeatuusociety [dot] org

United Church of Christ/Congregational
Web: www.firstchurchburlington.org
Tel: 802-862-5010
Email: infoatfirstchurchburlington [dot] org

 

Cultural/Lifestyle

Burlington College Institute for Contemplative Studies
Web: https://www.burlington.edu/content/institute-for-contemplative-studies
Contact: Krista Hamel
Tel: 802-862-9616
Email: khamelatburlington [dot] edu
Description: The Institute draws strength from diverse faculty and multiple disciplines ranging from psychology, philosophy, science, phenomenology, and various wisdom traditions. In harmony with the guiding principles of our college, the Institute serves to create a safe learning environment with experiences that foster renewal, well-being, and compassionate ways of being in the world.

Burlington Democratic Party
Web: www.burlingtondemocracts.org
Email: Send from site
Description: The Burlington Democrats are a diverse and dedicated group of individuals dedicated to advancing the principles of the Vermont Democratic Platform.

Vermont Progressive Party
Web: www.progressiveparty.org/
Email: Send from site.
Description: We are the nation's most successful third party, electing more state legislators than all others combined. We fight for our core principles of social justice and economic equity.

Vermont Republican Party
Web: www.vtgop.org
Tel: 802-223-3411
Email: vtgopatvtgop [dot] org
Description: The Vermont Republican Party continues to fight for all Vermonters by supporting candidates who will represent the best interests of their constituencies and will fight to make Vermont a better place to live, work, play, and raise families.

Outright Vermont
www.outrightvt.org
Tel: 802-865-9677
Email: infoatoutright [dot] org
Description: Outright is a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQQ) 'queer' youth center and statewide advocacy organization.

RU12?
Web: www.ru12.org
Tel: 802-860-7812
Email: thecneteratru12 [dot] org
Description: Celebrates, Educates and Advocates with and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Vermonters.

Peace & Justice Center
Web: www.pjcvt.org
Tel: 802-863-2345
Email: Send through site.
Description: The Peace & Justice Center is a Vermont-based non-profit, membership organization.  Our mission is to create a just and peaceful world.  To this end, we work on the interconnected issues of economic and racial justice, peace, and human rights through education, advocacy, training, non-violent activism and community organizing.

Vermont Workers' Center
Web: www.workerscenter.org
Tel: 802-861-4892
Email: Send through site.
Description: The Vermont Workers' Center is a democratic, member-run organization dedicated to organizing for workers' rights and living wages for all Vermonters

Hillel at the University of Vermont
Web: www.uvmhillel.org
Contact: Rafi Schraer
Tel: 619-569-0358
Email: rafiatuvmhillel [dot] org
Description: Jewish cultural organization, currently located in the Center for Cultural Pluralism in the Allen House at the University of Vermont. Students from outside UVM are very much invited.    



Hang Out & Study Places

New Moon Café
Web: www.newmoonvt.com
Tel: 802-383-1505
Description: Large space, free Wi-Fi, wide range of food, coffee, and dessert items.  Vegan menu.  Online ordering.

Muddy Waters
Web: http://tinyurl.com/k24aokw
Tel:  802-658-0466
Description: This funky coffeehouse serves a range of organic and Fair Trade coffee roasts, creative seasonal cocktails, smoothies and baked goods.

Radio Bean
Web: www.radiobean.com
Tel: 802-660-9346
Email: Send from site
Description: Nightly live music and a light menu of bagels, Panini and baked goods keep this hip local hangout hopping. Monday is open mic, Wednesday sees Irish Sessions, and jazz and soul plays on Thursday. The rest of the week offers a variety of local bands and performers.

Uncommon Grounds Coffee and Tea
Web: www.ugvermont.com
Tel: 802-865-6227
Email: Send from site
Description: Coffee shop on Church Street.  

Fletcher Free Library
Web: www.fletcherfree.org
Tel: 802-863-3403
Email: referenceatci [dot] burlington [dot] vt [dot] us
Description: Public library

Bailey/Howe Library (UVM)
Web: library.uvm.edu
Tel: 802.656.2023
Email: Submit from site
Description: Library at the University of Vermont.  Burlington College students have check out privileges. 

 

The Arts

Burlington College Gallery
Web: https://www.burlington.edu/content/current-gallery-exhibits
Tel: 802-862-9616
Description: Located on the second floor, The Gallery at Burlington College is a resource for sharing artwork such as paintings, photography, fine woodworking, installations, multi-media and degree projects.
BC Contact: Emily Schmidt

Burlington City Arts
Web: www.burlingtoncityarts.org
Tel: 802-865-7166
Contact: Melinda Johns
Email:  mjohnsatburlingtoncityarts [dot] org
Description: Burlington City Arts (BCA) has served the cultural and artistic needs of the Greater Burlington area for more 30 years.  BCA provides classes, programs and galleries for the artistic community.

Off Center for the Dramatic Arts
Web: www.offcentervt.com
Contact: Jon Alexander
Email: theoffcenteratgmail [dot] com
Description: Located in the heart of Burlington's Old North End, Off Center provides an affordable, accessible performance and rehearsal space for productions by local community theater artists, as well as a venue for educational opportunities for area students.

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Web: www.flynncenter.org
Tel: 802-863-5966
Email: Send from site.
Description: Performing Arts venue.  BC students received discounted tickets – see Bryan or Greg for more information.
Lyric Theatre Company
Web: www.lyrictheatrevt.org
Tel: 802-658-1484
Email: officeatlyrictheatrevt [dot] org
Description: Largest community theatre in New England with performances at the Flynn Theatre.  Audition and Volunteer opportunities available to the community.

North End Studios
(VT Performing Arts League)
Web: www.northendstudios.org
Contact:
Tel: 802-863-6713
Email: infoatvpal-us [dot] org
Description: Performing Arts Center to support performing arts activities, particularly those involving the folk arts and international exchanges.

Shelburne Craft School
Web: www.theshelburnecraftschool.org
Tel: 802-985-3648
Email: infoattheshelburnecraftschool [dot] org
Description: The Shelburne Craft School offers year round classes, workshops and youth summer camps in clay, woodworking, metalsmithing, stained glass and visual arts. Our campus consists of two clay studios, a 3000 square foot woodshop, a visual arts class room, a metals and stained glass class room, and the "Studio Store" with handmade objects by residents, instructors and staff.  

Flemming Museum
Web: www.uvm.edu/~fleming
Tel: 802-656-0750
Email: flemingatuvm [dot] edu
Description: The Museum houses Vermont's most comprehensive collection of art and anthropological artifacts. It presents innovative exhibitions of contemporary and historic art from around the world, complemented by year-round programming for all ages.


Fun/Nightlife

Radio Bean
Web: www.radiobean.com
Tel: 802-660-9346
Description: Nightly live music and a light menu of bagels, Panini and baked goods keep this hip local hangout hopping. Monday is open mic, Wednesday sees Irish Sessions, and jazz and soul plays on Thursday. The rest of the week offers a variety of local bands and performers.

Signal Kitchen
Web: www.signalkitchen.com
Tel: 802-399-2337
Email: infoatsignalkitchen [dot] com
Description: An intimate live venue, video production house, recording studio and gallery in the heart of downtown Burlington, Vermont

Nectar's
Web: www.liveatnectars.com
Tel: 802-658-4771
Email: infoatliveatnectars [dot] com
Description: Restaurant, concert and performance venue.  

Higher Ground
Web: www.highergroundmusic.com/
Tel: 802-652-0777
Email: infoathighergroundmusic [dot] com
Description: Concert and Performance venue.

Lift (Club & Lounge)
Web: www.getliftedvt.com
Tel: 802-660-2088
Description: Dance club and Lounger.  Generally 21 or older only but some nights are 18+.

Big Heavy World
Web: www.bigheavyworld.com
Tel: 802-865-1140
Email: Send from site.
Description: Big Heavy World ("Big Heavy") has been archiving and promoting music from Vermont, starting in 1996 with an online encyclopedia of regional artists, live Internet webcasts from Club Toast, and our first compilation CD 'Sonic Tonic' featuring 16 local bands.  Since then we've released fifteen CD titles, helped construct a radio station, opened an online music shop and public music library, and built a busy music office staffed by volunteers dedicated to supporting Vermont's original musicians.

Church Street Marketplace
Web: www.churchstmarketplace.com
Description: Central pedestrian area featuring shops, restaurants, night venues.

 

Community Engagement

Burlington College
Institute for Civic Engagement
Web: https://www.burlington.edu/content/marmete-hayes-institute-civic-engagement
Contact: Sandy Baird
Tel: 802-862-9616
Email: sbairdatburlington [dot] edu
Description: The Institute for Civic Engagement is a consortium of scholars, engaged citizens, artists, scientists, writers and students dedicated to the ideals of participatory community involvement and the essential importance of an informed, critical, and active citizenry.

Vermont Workers' Center
Web: www.workerscenter.org
Tel: 802-861-4892
Email: Send through site.
Description: The Vermont Workers' Center is a democratic, member-run organization dedicated to organizing for workers' rights and living wages for all Vermonters.

Boy and Girls Club Burlington
Web: www.bandgclub.org
Tel: 802-864-5263
Email: Send from site.
Description: Our mission is to inspire and enable community youth, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, healthy, responsible and caring citizens.

The Sustainability Academy
at Lawrence Barnes
Web: sa.bsdvt.org
Tel: 802-864-8480
Email: Send from site
Description: The Sustainability Academy at Lawrence Barnes, a collaborative partnership of educators, families and the community, integrates the big ideas of sustainability into PreK-5 curriculum and campus practices.

Burlington Food Council
Web: burlingtonfoodcouncil.org
Contact: Alison Nihart,
Tel: 802-557-0583
Email: alison [dot] nihartatuvm [dot] edu
Description: The Burlington Food Council is an open community group exploring ways to ensure that Burlington creates and nurtures a healthy, equitable and sustainable food system for all members of the community.

Volunteers for Peace
Web: www.vfp.org
Tel: 802-540-3060
Email: infoatvfp [dot] org
Description: Volunteers For Peace promotes International Voluntary Service as an effective means of intercultural education, service learning and community development.

Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS)
Web: www.cotsonline.org
Tel:  802-540-3084
Email: volunteeratcotsonline [dot] org
Description: COTS provides emergency shelter, services, and housing for people who are homeless or marginally housed in Vermont. COTS advocates for long-term solutions to end homelessness.

Hunger Free Vermont
Web: www.hungerfreevt.org
Tel: 802-865-0255
Email: infoathungerfreevt [dot] org
Description: Hunger Free Vermont s an education and advocacy organization with the mission to end the injustice of hunger and malnutrition for all Vermonters.

 

Health & Wellness

Burlington College Community Yoga
Web: https://www.burlington.edu/content/community-yoga-classes
Contact: Krista Hamel
Tel: 802-862-9616
Email: khamelatburlington [dot] edu
Description: The Institute for Contemplative Studies at Burlington College in partnership with Laughing River Yoga is offering Community Yoga Classes. All Levels Welcome!

Greater Burlington YMCA
www.gbymca.org
Tel: 802-862-9622
Description:  Free access to YMCA facilities as part of student fees.  Show your Burlington College ID.

Community Health Centers of Burlington
Web: http://www.chcb.org/
Tel: 802-864-6309
Email: Send from site.
Description: Community medical and dental provider.

Pearl Street Youth Center
Web: http://www.chcb.org/about/hours-locations/pearl-street
Tel: 802-652-1080
Description: Offers appointments and walk-in medical and patient counseling services for youth and young adults through age 25 and special services for at-risk youth, homeless teens, and young adults.

Spectrum Youth & Family Services
Web: www.spectrumvt.org
Tel: 802-864-7423
Email: infoatspectrumvt [dot] org
Description: Youth centered mental health, substance abuse, and mentoring services.  BC students can see a counselor first three visits are paid for by the college.


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