Rec&Ed Winter 2013 Catalog
Catalog of classes for adults and youth who live in the greater Ann Arbor, MI area.
Rec&Ed ANN ARBOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS • COMMUNITY EDUCATION & RECREATION • WINTER 2013 CATALOG Check Out Hundreds of Classes, Workshops Creative Pursuits Sports & Games ENERGIZE YOUR LIFE! with Fitness, Yoga, Sports, Wellness, Dance, Cooking, Art & Online Learning Adults • Youth • Families C E R ED & Registration is easy at www.aareced.com! Welcome to Winter with Rec&Ed! January is a great time to get out and exercise with your friends and neighbors Pages 4-7 Rec&Ed is very proud of our Fitness Program which has classes for people at any ability level. All of our staff are certified fitness instructors who you will find are very supportive, whether you are trying something new or a returning student. This winter we have added Cardio Fusion and Yoga Kick Fusion to our list of popular classes. www.cendrowski.com Discover Your Inner Artist Page 20 Learn how to have fun with your camera with Larry Works. Page 29 Maker Works is every creative person’s dream. From printing 3D objects to embroidery and laser leatherwork, students have hands-on demonstrations and you’ll have projects to bring home! www.aareced.com 2013 Virtual Summer Camp Fair Beginning February 15, you are invited to attend our Virtual Summer Camps Fair. From the comfort of your home computer you will be able to view photos, videos and descriptions of our popular camps. You will find camps that match your child’s interests and your budget. Also, you will be able to view the Summer Camps catalog and register your child for camps online. Save 10% by enrolling one child in four weeks of camp. The Summer Camps catalog will be distributed the week of February 21. See www.aareced.com for more information. Midwinter and Spring Break Camps February 18-22 and April 1-5. From Creative Writing and LEGO Design to Hoops and Soccer, Rec&Ed offers a selection of camps for kids in grades K-8. Camps are a worry-free way to enrich your child’s school breaks. See www.aareced.com for more information. On the Cover: Victoria Cendrowski leads a Fitness Class Photo credit: www.cendrowski.com Rec&Ed OFFICE LOCATION & HOURS 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103 734-994-2300 www.aareced.com Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Rec&Ed Office will be closed for Winter Break 12/24 – 1/4 and open during Midwinter Break 2/18 – 2/22 Recreational Advisory Commission The Recreational Advisory Commission (RAC) is a citizen’s advisory group that helps Rec&Ed deliver the best programs possible for our residents. RAC Members Tom George, Chair Joe Erhardt, Vice-Chair Tim Berla, PAC Liaison Rick Dekeon Keeley Erhardt Carmen Flesher Mary Jo Gray Jon Strite Dr. Patricia P. Green, Superintendent, Ann Arbor Public Schools Jenna Bacolor, Director, Community Education & Recreation ISSUE NO. 37, WINTER 2013 Rec&Ed, The Ann Arbor Public Schools Community Education and Recreation Catalog is published 4 times a year in Ann Arbor, MI. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for our community through education and recreation. Thank You to our Recreation Advisory Commissioners! 2 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM PAGE 13 Tai Chi Chuan with Master Young C E R ED & Inside Where Community Comes Together WINTER January–March 2013 Adult Classes Rec&Ed – Online Over 150 Classes & Certificates.............32 Preschool Birth - Age 6 First Steps Washtenaw.........................39-40 NEW CLASSES! Art.................................... 41 Dance.........................................................42-43 Spanish............................................................ 43 Sports............................................................... 42 Swimming (Parent/Child)......................... 55 Adapted Rec Strike Force Bowling....................................38 Adaptive Recreational Scuba...................38 Cooking Cooperatively...............................38 Dinner & A Movie.........................................38 TOPSoccer.......................................................38 Fitness & Sports NEW CLASSES! Fitness........................... 4-7 Yoga............................................................... 7-8 Martial Arts.....................................................9 Pickleball.........................................................9 Self Defense....................................................9 Scuba & Snorkeling....................................10 Swimming.....................................................11 Water Polo.....................................................11 Tennis....................................................... 11-12 Registration 4 Ways to Register........................................ 59 Rec&Ed Policies............................................. 59 Winter Registration Form....................60-61 Class Locations & Map..........................62-63 Youth Classes Grades K-12 The Arts Art.....................................................................43 Dance...............................................................44 Drama..............................................................45 Music................................................................46 Health & Enrichment Lose it Fast, Lose it Forever.....................13 NEW CLASSES! Wellness................. 13-14 NEW CLASSES! Cooking ................. 15-18 Computers & Technology........................19 Digital Cameras...........................................20 Finance & Income.......................................21 Languages, ESL...........................................22 Personal Enrichment.................................23 Home & Garden..........................................24 Dog Training ................................................24 Games.............................................................25 Parenting.......................................................25 Resources Recreation Advisory Commission............2 AAPS Tuition Preschool............................. 25 Adult Team Sports....................................... 31 Mathnasium.................................................. 33 Flatout Flatbread......................................... 33 Birthday Parties with Rec&Ed.................. 33 School Age Child Care............................... 57 University Musical Society.......back cover Break Camps Mid-Winter & Spring Break Camps........45 Enrichment LEGO................................................................47 Chess......................................................... 48-49 NEW! Renewable Energy..........................49 Language.......................................................50 Study Skills.....................................................51 The Arts NEW CLASSES! Art............................ 26-27 Glass................................................................28 Jewelry...........................................................29 NEW! Maker Works....................................29 Textiles & Wood...........................................30 Pottery............................................................30 Drama & Literary Arts................................31 Couples Dance..................................... 34-35 Dance...................................................... 35-36 Vocal Music...................................................37 REGISTER ATMusic. WWW.AARECED.COM Instrumental ...................................37 Sports & Fitness NEW CLASS! Martial Arts........................52 NEW CLASS! Yoga.......................................53 Baton Twirling...............................................53 Cheerleading................................................53 Gymnastics....................................................53 NEW! After School Sports........................54 Swim......................................................... 55-56 Water Polo......................................................56 Tennis...............................................................57 Girls on the Run............................................57 Rec&Ed Youth Team Sports......................58 www.aareced.com Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 3 Fitness Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53149 or 53233 www.cendrowski.com Enroll in any 2 fitness classes, save $5. Enroll in any 3 Fitness classes, save $10. Except for Spinning, Power Kick & Metabolic Makeover Cardio Fusion NEW! Grade 10 – adult, men and women. It is recommended that you have a physical examination by a physician before beginning an exercise program if you are over 35, pregnant or if you haven’t been physically active for the past several months. All instructors are certified fitness instructors. No class 2/18-2/23. Level 1-4. Are you looking for a high energy experience with upbeat music? Challenge your cardio fitness with kick boxing, dance and martial arts. Work with free weights, strengthen your core and stretch out. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and light hand weights. Instructor: Jeri Stroupe. 8 weeks. ID# 3119.601 FEE: $65 1/28 – 3/25 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM NEW! Monday Thurston, Gym Personal fitness levels: 1: Beginning 2: Advanced Beginning 3: Intermediate 4: Intermediate Advanced 5: Advanced. Yoga Kick Fusion willPower & grace® Level 1-4. Enhance your body and mind in this barefoot cardio-sculpting class for all fitness levels. Move with functional purpose through squats and lunges and learn to land with grace. Improve your cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, strength and flexibility. Please bring a mat and water bottle. Instructor: Amy Leighton. 8 weeks. ID# 3105.601 FEE: $65 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM CAB, Dance studio Level 1-4. Do you want a fun and effective workout that is easy on your joints? You will use gentle kick box and self defense moves for cardio fitness and yoga for strength and flexibility. Improve your health, mental focus and balance. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and light hand weights. Instructor: Joe Mason. 6 weeks. ID# 3116.601 1/30 – 3/13 FEE: $49 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Wednesday Thurston, Gym Cardio Dance and Pilates Level 1-4. Work toward your lifetime fitness goals through the joy of music, dance and camaraderie. You'll get a complete body workout, low impact aerobics for cardiovascular work and Pilates for strength and flexibility. Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Instructor: Jenine "Chip" Grover, M.Ed, over 25 years experience. 8 weeks. ID# 3108.601 FEE: $65 ID# 3108.602 FEE: $65 ID# 3108.603 FEE: $125 1/29 – 3/26 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM 1/31 – 3/28 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM 1/29 – 3/28 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Tuesday Eberwhite, Gym Thursday Eberwhite, Gym Tuesday/Thursday Eberwhite, Gym NIA Fitness Level 1-4. Explore soulful movement through this mind body form of fitness done barefoot to music. NIA fits all body types and works for all ages. It's great for cardiovascular conditioning and overall agility. Please bring a water bottle. Instructor: Teresa Myers. 8 weeks. ID# 3114.601 FEE: $65 ID# 3114.602 FEE: $65 1/28 – 3/25 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM 1/30 – 3/27 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Monday Community, Gym Wednesday Community, Gym 4 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Winter Fitness Classes, Continued Enroll in any 2 fitness classes, save $5. Enroll in any 3 Fitness classes, save $10. Except for Spinning, Power Kick and Metabolic Makeover Cardio Interval & Pilates Level 1-4. Do you like to have fun while working out? You will get a great workout in a motivating group atmosphere with interval training, light weight training and Pilates mat work. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and light hand weights. Instructor: Amy Leighton. 8 weeks. ID# 3102.601 FEE: $65 1/30 – 3/27 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM NEW! Wednesday Scarlett, Cafeteria Hoop Fitness Level 1-3. Are you looking to combine fitness and fun? Learn the fundamental moves of hooping and hula! Hoop your way into great shape! Hooping tones your entire body, improves your balance and is a great cardio workout! Please wear fitness shoes and bring your own water bottle. Weighted hoops provided. Instructor: Tonji Zimmerman. 8 weeks ID# 3117.601 FEE: $ 69 1/29 – 3/26 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Tuesday AA Tech-Stone, Gym Hiit Boot Camp Level 3-5. Experience a high intensity interval training (Hiit) workout with movements from kickboxing, dance and more. You’ll challenge your strength, speed and stamina. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and light hand weights. Instructor: Donna Kujat, CPT, over 20 years experience. 8 weeks. ID# 3106.601 1/29 – 3/26 FEE: $65 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM ID# 3106.602 1/31 – 3/28 FEE: $65 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM ID# 3106.603 1/29 – 3/28 FEE: $125 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Tuesday AA Open- Mack, Gym Thursday AA Open- Mack, Gym Tuesday/Thursday AA Open- Mack, Gym Pilates Matwork Level 3-5. Are you looking for a mind-body workout that will strengthen, lengthen, stretch and tone your body? Improve your muscular endurance and flexibility with an emphasis on core body mat work. Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Instructor: Stephanie Riegle. 8 weeks. ID# 3112.601 FEE: $65 1/28 – 3/25 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Monday Bach, Gym Weight Training Level 1-5. You'll tone up, trim down and build strength when you learn the basic weight training principles. Flexibility and core body work done in each class. Instructor: Cheryl Gulbranson, CPT, over 30 years experience. 8 weeks. ID# 3124.601 FEE: $69 ID# 3124.602 FEE: $69 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Huron, Weight Room 1/31 – 3/28 Thursday 7:05 PM – 8:05 PM Skyline, Weight Room 1/26 – 3/23 Saturday 9:20 AM – 10:20 AM Huron, Weight Room Donna Kujat leads the popular Hiit Boot Camp ID# 3124.603 FEE: $69 Personal Training Level 1-5. Do you want personal attention to help you meet your fitness goals? Whether you need to lose weight, train for an athletic event or just get into better shape, this is for you! Private, semi-private and small group (3-4 people) sessions are available. Certified Personal Trainer: Mark A. Harris, CPT. 3 classes at Community High School in the Fitness Room. CLASS ID TIME DATE FEE 3123.601 3123.602 3123.603 3123.604 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM 5:05 PM – 6:05 PM 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM 5:05 PM – 6:05 PM 1/28 – 2/11 1/28 – 2/11 3/4 – 3/18 3/4 – 3/18 $149 $149 $149 $149 BollyFit and BollyFit Belly, on page 36. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 5 F or more fitness that’s fun... see Yoga Pilates Level 2-5. Looking for an intense mind body practice done to music that will challenge your whole body while calming your mind? Weight training through the use of your own body weight will increase your lean body mass while improving your strength, flexibility, balance and posture. Prior yoga or Pilates experience is recommended. Practiced in bare feet. Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Instructor: Victoria Cendrowski, M.Ed, over 40 years experience. 8 weeks. ID# 3110.601 1/28 – 3/25 Monday FEE: $75 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM CAB, Dance Studio ID# 3110.602 1/30 – 3/27 Wednesday: flow style FEE: $75 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM CAB, Dance Studio ID# 3110.603 2/1 – 3/29 Friday FEE: $75 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM CAB, Dance Studio Water Aerobics Level 1-4. You'll experience the fun of a water exercise program including low-impact aerobic conditioning, stretching and strengthening. Everyone is welcome, participant needs to be able to enter and exit the pool without assistance (for swimmers and non-swimmers). Instructors: Amy McCullough (601, 603), Donna Kujat (602, 604). 8 weeks. ID# 3120.601 FEE: $65 ID# 3120.602 FEE: $65 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Scarlett, Pool 1/30 – 3/27 Wednesday 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM Forsythe, Pool 1/31 – 3/28 Thursday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Scarlett, Pool 1/26 – 3/23 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM Saturday Scarlett, Pool ID# 3120.603 FEE: $65 ID# 3120.604 FEE: $65 Power Yoga Pilates Level 2-5. Get a well balanced workout for your whole body while keeping your mind focused with this invigorating mind-body practice done to music. Flowing poses improve cardio, strength, flexibility, balance and posture. Various level options will be demonstrated, so you can easily create your own workout. Any yoga or Pilates experience is recommended. Bring a yoga sticky mat and water bottle. Practiced barefoot. Instructor: Chelsea Cendrowski. 8 weeks. ID# 3130.601 FEE: $75 ID# 3130.602 FEE: $75 1/29 – 3/26 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM Tuesday Community, Gym Aqua Zumba Level 1-4. Join the Pool Party! Do your favorite Latin dance moves but in the water. No need to worry about keeping up the pace or sore joints. In Aqua Zumba, movements are much slower compared to dance routines in a Zumba class due to the water resistance. This workout is full of cardio-conditioning, body toning and fun! Remember to bring a water bottle, towel, swim suit and aqua shoes! Instructor: Mesha Terrell, over 20 years experience. 8 weeks. ID# 3141.601 FEE: $65 1/28 – 3/25 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM Monday Scarlett, Pool Zumba Level 1-4. Ditch the workout, join the party! If you like Latin dance and international zest, you'll love Zumba! Interval and resistance training are combined to give you a great cardiovascular workout. Wear fitness shoes and bring a water bottle. Instructors: Mesha Terrell (601), Madelaine Mitchell-Ward (602), Tanya Smith (603), Doris Farrugia (604). 8 weeks. ID# 3140.601 1/28 – 3/25 FEE: $65 6:15 PM – 7:00 PM ID# 3140.602 1/28 – 3/25 FEE: $65 6:05 PM – 6:50 PM ID# 3140.603 1/30 – 3/27 FEE: $69 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM ID# 3140.604 1/26 – 3/23 FEE: $65 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM Monday Scarlett, Cafeteria Monday Bach, Gym Wednesday Wines Gym Saturday Scarlett, Cafeteria 1/31 – 3/28 Thursday 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM Community, Gym Circuit & Yoga Level 2-5. You will get 2 workouts in 1. Timed circuits using machines and free weights for cardio and strength, followed by a power yoga workout to enhance cardio, strength and flexibility. Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and fitness shoes. Instructor: Cheryl Gulbranson, CPT, over 30 years experience. 8 weeks. ID# 3126.601 1/26 – 3/23 Saturday FEE: $75 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM Huron, Weight Room Deep Water Aerobics Zumba Toning Level 1-4 If you like Zumba, you'll love Zumba Toning! Toning exercises and Latin-infused Zumba moves create a body-sculpting dance fitness party. Learn how lightweights enhance your rhythm workout while toning your arms, abs, glutes and thighs. Please wear fitness shoes and bring a water bottle and light hand weights. Instructor: Doris Farrugia. 8 weeks. ID# 3142.601 1/26 – 3/23 Saturday FEE: $65 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM Scarlett, Cafeteria Level 1-4. Get a great workout that’s easy on the joints. This nonimpact class includes aerobic conditioning, stretching and strengthening. Various flotation devices (water noodles) provided or bring your own. Must be comfortable in deep water. Instructor: Amy McCullough over 40 years experience. 8 weeks. ID# 3122.601 FEE: $65 ID# 3122.602 FEE: $65 1/29 – 3/26 7:05 PM – 8:05 PM 1/31 – 3/28 7:05 PM – 8:05 PM Tuesday Scarlett, Pool Thursday Scarlett, Pool 6 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Power Kick Level 1-5. Are you looking for a total body workout that totally kicks butt? How about a way to increase your stamina, flexibility, and strength while listening to your favorite dance music? You’ll use basic kickboxing, martial arts and self-defense moves with professional heavy bags to get a great fat-burning, muscle toning workout done to music. Instructor: Jibril Naeem. 8 weeks. ID# 3113.601 1/24 – 3/21 Thursday FEE: $75 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM BalancePoint Fitness Spinning Ages 13 - Adult. Level 1-5. If you can sit on a bicycle, you can do this. Spinning® is a cardio-vascular workout on specially designed stationary bikes. A certified instructor uses music, imagery, and goal setting to simulate a ride on the open road and guides you through changing terrain. All levels welcome. Instructors: Greg White (601), Susan Morales (603), Lisa Steele (602, 604, 605), Kelly Stewart Reynolds (606). 8 weeks. ID# 3115.601 1/28 – 3/25 Monday FEE: $69 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.602 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday FEE: $69 6:15 AM – 7:00 AM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.603 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday FEE: $69 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.604 1/31 – 3/28 Thursday FEE: $69 6:15 AM – 7:00 AM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.605 1/25 – 3/22 Friday FEE: $69 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.606 1/26 – 3/23 Saturday FEE: $69 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Bodies in Balance Studio Metabolic Makeover Level 1-5. Are you looking for that extra something in a class? This awesome boot camp style workout has a new, metabolism-boosting nutritional goal each week. Take small steps for greater longterm success! All fitness levels welcome, Exercises will be modified as necessary. Taught by Rose Massey, ACE certified personal trainer. 8 weeks. ID# 3118.601 1/24 – 3/21 Thursday FEE: $75 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM BalancePoint Fitness Work out with Pete Thomas at Slim U Boot Camp, see page 13 Yoga Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233 Yoga classes are for adult men and women. Yoga helps you become more aware of your body's posture, alignment and patterns of movement. It makes your body more flexible and helps you relax even in the midst of a stress stricken environment. There are several reasons why people want to practice Yoga: to feel fitter, more energetic, happier and peaceful. It is recommended that you have permission from your physician to do yoga if you are pregnant or have potential health conditions, as a precaution to starting an exercise regimen. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LEVELS 1: Beginning 2: Adv. Beginning 3: Intermediate 4: Intermediate Advanced 5: Advanced. Chair Yoga Level 1-2. Combining breath and movement, chair yoga provides a gentle stretch for your body and brings a sense of clarity to the mind. Learn how to practice yoga sitting in a chair and how to use the chair as support in standing poses. The focus of this class will be on breath work, stretching, strengthening, bringing a greater ease of movement to the joints, and relaxation. A gentle yoga class, open to all abilities. Instructor: Jeanne Hagadone. 8 weeks. ID# 3719.601 1/28 – 3/25 Monday FEE: $75 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Ann Arbor Senior Center Iyengar Yoga Level 1-3. Experience invigorating yoga postures using the methods of BKS Iyengar to strengthen the body, create a feeling of well-being, reduce stress, and release tension through physical activity and meditation. You need to be able to get down to and up from the floor. The use of yoga props (provided or bring your own) and individualized teaching are emphasized so students of varying experience, ages, flexibility and strength can participate together. Please bring yoga mat. Instructor: David Rosenberg, certified instructor with over 19 years experience. 9 weeks. ID# 3706.601 1/21 – 3/25 Monday FEE: $105 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM AA Tech-Stone, Commons ID# 3706.602 1/24 – 3/28 Thursday FEE: $105 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM AA Tech-Stone, Commons ID# 3706.603 1/19 – 3/23 Saturday FEE: $105 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM AA Tech-Stone, Commons 19 years of Yoga Experience David Rosenberg says, “My yoga teaching is based on the knowledge gleaned from BKS Iyengar and his children and other teachers who have studied with the Iyengar family. It is a style of yoga that requires precise alignment in the yoga postures to promote flexibility, strength and balance. I also try to infuse a humor and warmth to my teaching to make classes fun and appropriately challenging. I have been teaching yoga since 1993 and I am certified Introductory Level 2 Iyengar yoga instructor.” Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 7 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Hatha Yoga NEW! Yoga for Depression & Anxiety Pace: Moderate. Intensity: Moderate. Are you feeling fear or anxiety? Are you having trouble seeing through your cluttered mind to find your joy? Lifeforce Yoga is your answer. Judgment, expectation, and fear can clutter the mind resulting in depressed or anxious moods. This clouds the joy in knowing our true selves as perfect and whole. Integrate the healing use of sound and bavana (imagery) with yoga postures to balance depressed or anxious moods and to invite joy to your life. Instructors: Sarah Eisenlord RYT 200 (601), Ellen Butler-Lawton RYT 200 (602). 9 weeks. ID# 3725.601 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday FEE: $109 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio ID# 3725.602 1/27 – 3/24 FEE: $109 6:45 PM – 8:00 PM Sunday Sun Moon Yoga Studio Level 1-3. Hatha yoga utilizes a combination of postures, breathing techniques, and relaxation to strengthen and purify the body, improve balance, and steady the mind. Through moderately paced poses this gentle yoga class seeks to unify body and mind. It is ideal for those looking to increase their balance, flexibility, and strength. As a good introduction to fundamental yoga poses this class is appropriate for beginners and those seeking a more contemplative pace. Please bring a yoga mat. Instructor: Jeanne Hagadone. 8 weeks. ID# 3718.601 1/30 – 3/27 Wednesday FEE: $65 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM AA Open, Auditorium Vinyasa Flow Level 2-4. This flowing form of Hatha Yoga is the most popular yoga in the U.S.! Vinyasa Flow is a great yoga for all levels from beginners to the more advanced practitioners. It integrates the mind, body and breath into one practice. You move through fluid transitional movements, using synchronized breathing, to connect the sustained postures to create heat. This is a challenging and empowering yoga that emphasize breath connection, core strength and body awareness. Please bring a yoga mat. Instructor: Jeanne Hagadone. 8 weeks. ID# 3717.601 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday FEE: $65 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Abbot, Gym Therapeutic Yoga Pace: Slow. Intensity: Gentle. If you have aches, pains or stiffness you can find relief through this gentle yoga that is specifically designed to make your body a more comfortable place to be. Great for Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, headaches, back pain or all-over soothing stress release. Instructor: Janine Polley, ERYT 200, RN. 9 weeks. ID# 3709.601 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday FEE: $109 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio ID# 3709.602 1/31 – 3/28 Thursday FEE: $109 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio Better Back Yoga Pace: Slow Intensity: Gentle. Soothe tension throughout your body and strengthen and maintain the health of your spine and back muscles using classic yoga postures and techniques. You will learn yoga techniques that will help increase flexibility in tight and restricted muscles and joints that inhibit the use of the spine and strengthen the muscles that support the back. Beneficial to everyone, Better Back Yoga also addresses knee and hip trouble and relieves stress. “Se habla español¨. Please bring a yoga mat. Instructor: Sondra O’Donnell ERYT 500, Professional Yoga Therapist. 9 weeks. ID# 3702.601 1/28 – 3/25 Monday FEE: $109 7:45 PM – 9:00 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio ID# 3702.602 1/31 – 3/28 Thursday FEE: $109 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio Beginner Vinyasa Yoga Pace: Moderate. Intensity: Moderate. You will explore postures and flow through a wonderful sequences to help you energize your whole body. This is a great class for experienced practitioners to practice as a slow flow, and options are included to intensify the practice as needed. The beginner classes are great to either try yoga for the first time, or take it a step further by learning more about the postures. Postures are taught with safe attention to alignment so that you can reach your optimal potential. This class is intended for all levels and welcomes anyone! No yoga experience is necessary or required. Teacher: Sondra O'Donnell, ERYT 500 and Professional Yoga Therapist. 9 weeks. ID# 3704.601 1/31 – 3/28 FEE: $109 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Thursday Sun Moon Yoga Studio Basic Yoga Pace: Moderate. Intensity: Moderate. Re-balance your body and increase your energy through basic yoga. You will use standing and seated poses, along with breath work to release tension from the body and mind. Basic Yoga is recommended for everybody, using reclined, seated and standing postures to bring overall balance, optimal alignment and ease in the body and mind. Please bring a yoga mat. Instructor: Sondra O’Donnell ERYT 500, Sun Moon Yoga Director (601), Janine Polly, ERYT 200, RN (602). 9 weeks. ID# 3703.601 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday FEE: $109 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Sun Moon Yoga Studio ID# 3703.602 1/30 – 3/27 FEE: $109 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM Wednesday Sun Moon Yoga Studio 8 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Martial Arts Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233 Aikido Ages 14-Adult. Learn to fly -- and land without getting hurt! Aikido is a form of Japanese Budo based on the philosophy and martial arts of the Japanese Samurai. Aikido, the way of harmony, involves redirecting an attack using throws, pins, in a Fun, noncompetitive atmosphere. Beginning Basic throws, pins and break falls are introduced to you while you work at your own pace. Continuing You continue to work on beginning skills and add more advanced break falls and weapons techniques. Loose workout clothing is recommended. Instructor: Wade Davis, Aikido Yoshokai Assoc. of North America. 8-10 weeks. Classes meet at Scarlett in the upper gym. CLASS ID# LEVEL DAY DATES TIME FEE 3310.601 3310.602 Beginning Continuing Monday Monday 1/28 – 3/25 1/14 – 3/25 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM $65 $105 Sanchin-Ryu Karate: Family or Teen/Adult FAMIL FAMILIES AGES 4 AND UP WITH PARENT. Fee is D per family of 2 or more. This program is set in a noncompetitive and informative atmosphere that allows parents and children to learn together. Through Sanchin-Ryu Karate, you and your child will build self-confidence, understand stress management and increase composure and self-defense awareness. Physical techniques are taught with drills and exercises for a positive self-defense education. You will learn to use your whole body, so size is not important. TEEN/ADULT Grade 9 and up. Training is designed to empower you with the knowledge that can save your life. You will learn a broad range of techniques, strikes, how to get out of grabs and more! Both courses can be repeated to increase your knowledge and technique. Instructor: Jason Wikaryasz, certified instructor with 3rd Degree Black Belt. 8 weeks. Classes meet on Tuesdays at Forsythe in the gym annex. &E Y R EC CLASS ID# LEVEL DATES TIME FEE Pickleball Drop-In For Men & Women, ages 16+ over. Come to a Drop-In and try Pickleball. Pickleball is the one of the fastest-growing sports around. Similar to ping pong, badminton, and tennis, it’s a fun, active game that can be mastered by anyone. Instructor: Ron Callison, 2009 Michigan Senior Olympic Silver medalist. Winter Drop-In starts Friday, January 11, 2013. Sign up online at aareced.com or just pay at the gym. ID # 5667.601 FEE: $5 per drop-in Fridays from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Scarlett Middle School FUN! 3318.601 3318.602 Family Individual 1/29 – 3/26 1/29 – 3/26 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM $125 8:15 PM – 9:00 PM $65 (10-session “punch cards” are available for $40) Adult Self-Defense Are you looking for an exciting and informative self-defense class that prepares you for almost anything? You’ll learn how to prevent violence and defend yourself and your children and spouse from bare hands attacks, guns and knives. Men and women welcome, no experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Lynda Gronlund, 2nd degree black belt, certified instructor. 8 weeks. ID# 3314.601 FEE: $79 1/23 – 3/20 7:50 PM – 8:50 PM Wednesday PKSA Karate See Tai Chi and Tai Ki in the Wellness section on page 13. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 9 Scuba & Snorkeling Huron Scuba, Snorkel & Adventure Travel, Inc. For information and registration: 734-994-3483 www.huronscuba.com Divers Incorporated For information or to register call: 734-971-7770 www.diversinc.com Ages 8 & Up. Huron Scuba’s teachers invite you to attend an exciting evening of scuba diving in a local pool. No prior experience or certification is necessary. This opportunity for family fun is a great way to spend an evening together and provides an excellent head start towards becoming a certified scuba diver. You bring smiles and swimsuits, Huron Scuba will provide the rest. May be combined with a pool birthday party or school event. R Introductory Scuba Diving Evening - Taste Test for Scuba &E D FAMIL Y FUN! PADI Open Water Diver Course – Pool and Classroom Ages 10 & Up. This is a comprehensive and stress free way to learn to scuba dive. Each week (five 4-hour sessions) allows beginners to learn about scuba diving in the classroom followed by pool diving in a relaxing, un-hurried atmosphere. This program prepares you to complete your open water certification dives, which can be done locally or at any PADI Dive center worldwide. EC National Geographic™ or PADI Open Water Diver Programs Ages 10 & Up. Beginners enjoy an adventure in scuba diving, with three evenings of pool diving & games and three shorter evenings of classroom discussions. Weekend and private course scheduling is available. Certification dives can be completed locally or during one of our adventure travel group trips around the world. 1-3 weeks. PADI eLearning National Geographic Open Water Diver Course Ages 10 & Up. You start online at www.diversinc.com/elearning working at your own pace and continue with an instructor learning to scuba dive in the pool. This course can be completed in as little as 2 days and it can get you ready within almost any schedule. This allinclusive course takes you from start to finish and starts, on average, every two weeks regardless of the number of participants. Huron Scuba’s S3 Program - Secrets to Successful Snorkeling Ages 6 & Up. This is an entertaining and informative program where you will learn and apply personal water sport safety techniques and snorkeling skills. Designed to be fun for beginners as well as informative for experienced snorkeler. Upon completion you are ready for snorkeling around the world with added confidence and success. Private classes are available. May be combined with a pool birthday party. 1-2 sessions. PADI Snorkeling Course Ages 8 & Up. Get more out of your snorkeling experience on your next travel adventure! The PADI snorkeling course is an easy way for you to get a private session with a certified PADI Instructor. We will even provide you with the equipment. 1 evening session. PADI Digital Water Photography Course Ages 8 & Up. Whether you scuba dive or a snorkel, this course teaches you the basics of shooting pictures underwater. We provide the camera, the instruction and the equipment. You provide your enthusiasm and creativity towards this enjoyable pastime. This course is offered once a month. 1 session. PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience Ages 8 & Up. Do you want to try scuba, then this one time class is for you. You will learn about the equipment, a few dive techniques and we will give you a chance to learn to breathe underwater in the pool. All equipment is provided. Program includes a lecture, video presentation, equipment fitting, pool session and a credit towards the price of the full scuba course just for participating. Looking for Adaptive Scuba? See page 38. 10 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Swimming Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53232 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Water Polo Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233 Instructional Swim Grades 6-Adult. Skill Levels: BEGINNER Work on the basics of swimming in a safe environment. You will learn breath control, floating, and basic arm and leg movements. ADVANCED BEGINNER Prerequisites: Swim comfortably on your back and 10 yards on your front using basic arm stroke. The goal of this class is to get comfortable in deep water. 7 weeks. ID# 3520.601 FEE: $79 ID# 3520.602 FEE: $79 1/23 – 3/13: Beginner Wednesday 6:40 PM – 7:25 PM Scarlett 1/23 – 3/13: Adv. Beginner Wednesday 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM Scarlett Water Polo High School Grades 9-12. You will improve you game through swim and dry land conditioning and scrimmages. This is a great opportunity for beginners and for returning players. Head Coach: Justin Thoresen, Huron Water Polo. 8 weeks. ID# 3598.601 1/29 – 3/28 FEE: $95 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Tues, Wed, Thurs Huron, Pool Water Polo Adults: Collegiate & Masters. You will improve your game through scrimmages and individual skill development, plus get swim conditioning. This is a great opportunity to continue playing the game you love. Head Coach: Justin Thoresen, Huron Water Polo. 8 weeks. ID# 3599.601 1/30 – 3/27 FEE: $65 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Wednesday Huron, Pool Open Therapeutic Swim Grades 10-Adult. High Point pool is a therapeutic pool (water temperature between 88-96 degrees), beneficial if you have any type of arthritis or other physical ailment/impairment. Kick boards and noodles will be available; you can also bring your own equipment. The pool space will be kept open, no lane lines. Registrations are not accepted on site. 7 weeks. ID# 3530.601 FEE: $45 1/25 – 3/15 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Friday High Point See page 56 for youth Water Polo classes . Tennis Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53243 Email: email@example.com Please read the player level descriptions below carefully to place yourself in the correct class. For Varsity Tennis Center classes participants must wear tennis court shoes with non-marking soles. For all classes, no running shoes please. Rec&Ed Tennis follows the USTA Code of Conduct. Cardio Tennis (Advanced Beginner to Advanced) Stay fit hitting hundreds of balls in this fun, fast-paced, high intensity, aerobic tennis workout. Recommended for players with full range of mobility. No beginners please. For more information go to www.cardiotennis.com. Beginner Clinic (Coed, NTRP 2.0-2.5, age 15-Adult) For beginners who have little or no experience playing tennis. See description. NEW! PLAYER LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS: BEGINNER: Little or no experience; will learn basic stroke mechanics of forehand, backhand, volley, serve, footwork, rules, and scoring. ADVANCED BEGINNER: Can briefly rally the ball with forehand and backhand from baseline, can serve over net; will review and improve groundstrokes, volleys, serve, footwork and learn overheads and approach shots. INTERMEDIATE: Can rally from the baseline fairly consistently, feels comfortable at net hitting volleys and overheads, serves consistently; will work on perfecting all strokes, improving confidence, consistency, strategy and tactics. ADVANCED: Can consistently rally the ball deep, hit with direction and spin, have dependable shots, serve with control; advanced practice drills, games, strategy, tactics and match play. Women’s Clinics (Per player level - NTPR 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0) For advanced beginner to advanced players with NTPR rating of 2.5, 3.0, 3.5 or 4.0. Continue developing your game through instructional drilling, coaching, live ball feeding games and doubles match play. Great for league players! Instructors permission required. Men’s Players Clinic I (Intermediate-Coed, NTRP 3.0-3.5) For developing intermediate players with NTRP level NEW! 3.0-3.5. Classes include speciality drills, play-based games, and match play. Instructor’s permission required. Players Clinic II (Intermediate/Advanced-Coed, NTRP 3.5 -4.0) For intermediate to advanced players with NTRP level 3.5 and up. Classes include speciality drills, play-based games, and match play. Instructor’s permission required. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 11 Tennis Cardio Tennis CLASS ID# DAY Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53243 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org TIME DATES # CLASSES FEE 3606.601 3606.602 3606.603 3606.604 3606.611 3606.612 Tuesday Thursday Tuesday Thursday Sunday Sunday 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM 1/8 – 2/12 1/10 – 2/14 2/26 – 3/26 2/28 – 3/28 2/10– 3/17 2/10– 3/17 6 6 5 5 6 6 $89 $89 $75 $75 $99 $99 Members of Rec&Ed’s USTA Women’s 3.0 District Championship Finalist Team. Stephanie Preston, Captain; Coach and Rec&Ed Tennis Head Pro, Fode Camara top left. Photo courtesy of Robert Biess Photography. Morning Clinics (Indoor) at Varsity Tennis Center Day Clinics at Varsity Tennis Center are taught by our Head Tennis Professional, Fode Camara. See course descriptions on page 11. Session I CLASS ID# LEVEL DAY TIME DATES # CLASSES FEE 3602.612 3602.613 3602.614 3602.615 3604.611 3604.612 Beginner Clinic (Coed, NTRP 2.0- Monday 2.5) Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.0) Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.5) Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.5-4.0) Men’s Players Clinic I (NTRP 3.0-3.5) Wednesday Wednesday Friday Tuesday 10:30 AM – 12 Noon 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM 10:30 AM – 12 Noon 10:00 AM – 12 Noon 10:00 AM – 12 Noon 10:00 AM – 12 Noon 1/7 – 2/11 1/9 – 2/13 1/9 – 2/13 1/11 – 2/15 1/8 – 2/12 1/10 – 2/14 5 6 6 6 6 6 $105 $125 $125 $155 $155 $155 Players Clinic II (Coed, NTRP 3.5-4.0) Thursday Session II CLASS ID# DAY TIME DATES # CLASSES FEE LEVEL 3602.622 3602.623 3602.624 3602.625 3604.622 3604.623 Beg. Clinic (Coed NTRP 2.0-2.5) Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.0) Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.5) Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.5-4.0) Men’s Players Clinic I (NTRP 3.0-3.5) Players Clinic II (Coed NTRP 3.5-4.0) Monday Wednesday Wednesday Friday Tuesday Thursday 10:30 AM – 12 Noon 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM 10:30 AM – 12 Noon 10:00 AM – 12 Noon 10:00 AM – 12 Noon 10:00 AM – 12 Noon 2/25 – 3/25 2/27 – 3/27 2/27 – 3/27 3/1 – 3/29 2/26 – 3/26 2/28 – 3/28 5 5 5 5 5 5 $105 $105 $105 $129 $129 $129 Tennis for Youth ages 5-15, is on page 57. Afternoon Clinics at Chippewa Club (Coed) CLASS ID# LEVEL DAY TIME DATES # CLASSES FEE 3602.631 3602.632 3602.641 3602.642 Adv. Beg-Intermediate (NTRP 3.0) Intermediate-Advanced (NTRP 3.5-4.0) Adv. Beg-Intermediate (NTRP 3.0) Intermediate-Advanced (NTRP 3.5-4.0) Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday 12 Noon – 1:30 PM 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM 12 Noon – 1:30 PM 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM 1/16 – 2/20 1/16 – 2/20 3/13 – 4/24 3/13 – 4/24 6 6 6 6 $125 $125 $125 $125 Are you looking for a tennis team? Rec&Ed USTA Summer League Teams form by March 1. For more information email email@example.com 12 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Pete Thomas’ Slim U™ Lose It Fast, Lose It Forever! Lose it Fast – Boot Camp Get results fast with Pete’s personally designed “Biggest Loser” style workouts. Slim U™ Boot Camp is designed to kick your butt and knock off the pounds. Work through a variety of fat-shredding cardio and strength training exercises to get you in the best shape of your life! Whether you’re working out for the first time or you want to take your workouts to the next level, Slim U™ will help you get the results you’re looking for! Applicable for ALL ability levels. Visit www.PeteThomas.com for more details and equipment requirements. 6 weeks. ID# 1856.601 FEE: $180 ID# 1856.602 FEE: $180 1/8 – 2/16 Scarlett Upper Gym 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tues, Thurs 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Sat 2/26 – 4/6 Scarlett Upper Gym 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tues, Thurs 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Sat Lose It Forever! Online Workshop Pete Thomas, NBC’s most successful “Biggest Loser” and Jillian Michaels’ protégé, is now offering his popular weight loss seminar, based on his new book Lose It Fast, Lose It Forever, as an online workshop! Whether you have 15 or 150 pounds to lose, you’ll learn how to modify your diet so that you can eat the foods you like and still lose weight. In addition you will discover how to work out in a way that burns the most fat in the least amount of time. Live weekly webinars of instruction and Q&A with Pete Thomas (connect online or via phone) will enrich your experience. You also receive online support and access to a private, interactive group for Rec&Ed participants! Hundreds of Pete’s students have lost thousands of combined pounds. You could be next! Course fee includes a downloadable workbook. Students may attend one or both weekly webinars. Recommended text: Lose It Fast, Lose It Forever. FEE: $99 ID# 1853.601 Your Home Computer 1/14 – 4/1 Monday: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM 1/16 – 4/3 Wednesday: 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM PURCHASE A COMBO AND SAVE! ID# 1858.601 Slim U™ Combo 2 Boot Camps (12 weeks) Life Changing Investment: $325 See pages 4-7 for more fitness classes. Wellness Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Tai Chi Chuan with Master Young Yang-style Tai Chi is taught as a vehicle to motivate you to integrate your mind, body and spirit in a way that improves your overall health and interactive quality with the world around you. Through movement, meditation and breath work you learn to cultivate energy as you work through the poses of Tai Chi. Regular practice can improve balance, coordination, and confidence. Instructor: Wasentha Young. 10 weeks. ID# 1821.601 FEE: $149 1/21 – 3/25 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM Monday Peaceful Dragon Couples Massage Happy Valentines Day! Sign up with a friend or partner for a massage workshop that's both relaxing and energizing. Learn to give and receive a therapeutic massage using techniques from an experienced massage therapist. Wear comfortable clothing and bring 2 pillows and a blanket. Oils and creams are optional. Fee enrolls 2 people. Instructor: Jim McGinity, Certified Massage Therapist. 1 class. ID# 1880.601 FEE: $59 2/16 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Saturday Scarlett, Media Center Tai Ki Tai-Ki is a slow movement art, similar to the many styles of Chinese Tai Chi Chuan, however it is rooted in the martial arts and exercise traditions of Okinawa and Japan. Moving slowly and calmly through the sequences of movement you will find you can reduce stress and dissipate tension. Regular practice will help you gain focus, improve flexibility and balance, and increase your breathing capacity. Join this class to learn an art that is practiced all over the world to improve health. Sensei: Nigel Kerr. 6 weeks. ID# 1826.601 1/28-3/11 FEE: $69 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Monday Bach, MP Room Online wellness classes offer calm and relief in the hours when you can concentrate! CLASS ID# TITLE FEE 2848.601 2931.601 Preventative Stress Management Dementia Care Specialist $159 $495 See page 52 for Tai Chi for grades 6-9. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Choose from hundreds of classes online at www.aareced.com/reced.onlineclasses Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 13 Health & Wellness Beginning Insight Meditation Insight Meditation is an ancient and profound practice of momentto-moment awareness of mind/body processes. Learn how to become more attentive and mindful by increasing your ability to be aware of your thoughts, emotions and body sensations. Reduce stress and improve the quality of your life. This class is designed for students new to insight meditation and anyone who would like to review the basics. Instructors: Deep Spring Center. 6 weeks. ID# 1816.601 FEE: $59 1/30 – 3/13 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Wednesday Allen, Media Center Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Relax Your Neck & Shoulders Untie the knots between your shoulders and eliminate neck pain. Improve your flexibility and posture. Learn gentle, restorative, reorganizing movements that will help you reduce chronic tension in your neck and shoulders, make your neck and shoulders more flexible, and address the underlying issues that lead to tension and inflexibility. The movement sequences will be performed on the floor and in a chair. You will need to be able to get up and down from the floor. Bring a mat and 3 large towels. Instructor: Dale Jensen, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner. 8 Weeks. ID# 1845.601 FEE: $89 1/31 – 3/28 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday Tappan, Media Center Register a spouse or friend for only $10 more in the classes below! Heal Your Digestive System The number of children, infants and adults with food allergies is rising at an alarming rate. Problems like inflammatory bowel disease (IBS), allergies, eczema, Crohn's disease, gluten intolerance, acid reflux, sinus and asthma are directly influenced by a compromised digestive system. Explore basic strategies for healing your digestive and immune systems. Discuss the use of digestive enzymes, probiotics, healthy eating lifestyles, and the importance of vitamin D and essential fatty acids. Learn about testing methods for allergies and gluten intolerance. Instructor: Gary Merel, M.S.L.Ac. 1 class. ID# 1832.601 2/27 FEE: $25 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Wednesday Pioneer, Room D212 High Cholesterol, Insulin Resistance, Type 2 Diabetes NEW! Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life Estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and thyroxine: four powerful hormones that have a wide-ranging effect on reproduction, menopause, blood pressure, weight loss, healthy sexual function and bone loss. Explore strategies that may resolve issues of menopause, hot flashes, PCOS, uterine fibroids, low thyroid function and adrenal fatigue. You can safely balance these hormones and resolve your physical issues using holistic, sustainable and natural methods. Instructor: Gary Merel, M.S.L.Ac. 1 class. ID# 1833.601 1/30 FEE: $25 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Wednesday Pioneer, Room D212 Heart disease and Type 2 Diabetes are among the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Conventional medications may not resolve these health conditions and have serious side effects. Discover alternative testing options that are inexpensive and provide a comprehensive health risk assessment. Explore holistic and life style alternatives that can safely lower cholesterol, help resolve Type 2 Diabetes and lower Insulin Resistance including the use of supplements and eating lifestyles that promote health and wellbeing. Instructor: Gary Merel, M.S.L.Ac. 1 class. ID# 1835.601 2/6 FEE: $25 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Wednesday Pioneer, Room D212 “The instructor was awesome – just the right amount of clear, funny and informative.” P. Breyer Thermography & Inflammation NEW! Ayurvedic Medicine NEW! Ayurveda is a Hindu system of medicine native to India. In Sanskrit the word means “the knowledge for long life” and many people around the world embrace it as an alternative form of medicine. Understand the philosophy behind Ayurveda and how it is used today with other healing modalities. Instructor: Dr. Shaik, MD, MBA, DNDM, CCT. 1 class. ID# 1804.601 FEE: $25 2/26 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Tuesday Pioneer, Room D211 An increasing amount of medical research has focused on the role of inflammation and disease. Chronic, low-level inflammation has now been linked with heart disease, diabetes, cancer, depression, Alzheimer’s, and osteoporosis. Discover how the science of Thermography might assist with identifying inflammatory conditions in your body. Understand its benefits and limits and how it compares with other screening methods. Not all inflammation is bad. Learn steps you can take to keep your body in balance. Instructor: Jessica Liubrand, BS, CCT, CCTT. 1 class. ID# 1802.601 2/6 FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Wednesday Pioneer, Room D115 14 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Cooking Creative Leftovers Cooking Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Gluten-Free Cooking Series Wendy Watson is a long time healthy food enthusiast with years of experience cooking delicious meals, while meeting individual dietary needs and restrictions. Learn how to adapt and invent recipes whatever your restrictions. Celiac patients please note: While the facilities where the classes are offered are not dedicated gluten-free the instructor will do everything in her power to reduce any exposure to gluten, including providing gluten-free cutting boards, knives, utensils and dinnerware. Register for 4 or more 1-session cooking classes and save $5 off each class. NEW! DEMO Unleash your creative skills and learn how to make quick and easy dynamic dishes with foods you already have in your refrigerator and pantry. Learn the important guidelines and food preparation practices that professionals use to serve safe food. Recipes: Chicken Hash with apples and sage; Risotto Cakes with a sherry gastrique; and a dairy-free Pasta Primavera. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Steve Meyers. 1 class. ID# 1651.601 2/5 FEE: $45 6:3 0PM – 8:30 PM Tuesday Whole Foods Kitchen Eating for Health & Happiness with Amanda Klein Gluten-Free Pizza NEW! Go Green For Your Health NEW! DEMO Green is good. Your body thrives on it. Join the Green Smoothie revolution. Explore a variety of fresh drinks made from greens, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. Understand how to put the ingredients together to achieve drinks that maximize your health and taste great. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Amanda Klein. 1 class. ID# 1680.601 FEE: $35 3/12 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM NEW! Tuesday Whole Foods Kitchen HANDS ON Does gluten-free mean you can never eat pizza again? Wendy will introduce you to several crust options. Here is a chance to try out some of the commercial products available as well as some creative options you might not have thought about. Gluten-free dough can be a little tricky to work with but Wendy will guide you through the processs. Toppings to your taste include cheeses, tomatoes, vegetables and olives! You will also make a Green Salad with a homemade vinaigrette and light dessert of fruit drizzled with chocolate for a complete meal. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1657.601 2/27 FEE: $45 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Wednesday Huron, Room 6219 Milk From Seeds Fish Tacos NEW! DEMO Make your own milk from nuts and seeds. It is easy to do, tasty and healthy too. Taste milks made from a variety of nuts and seeds. Understand how to use this milk as a base for other recipes. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Amanda Klein. 1 class. ID# 1681.601 2/25 FEE: $35 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Monday Whole Foods Kitchen DEMO Fish Tacos, tomato infused Brown Rice and Beans, Guacamole and Flan create a meal that is a Mexican/Mediterranean fusion. Discover the secret to making the trademark sauce for the tacos. To top it off we will make Flan, a favorite Spanish custard. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1658.601 3/4 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Monday Whole Foods Kitchen Amanda Klain practices, teaches and promotes the act of eating and living for health and happiness. Amanda brings creativity and inspiration to food preparation. Drinks are her passion. Potato Pancakes for the Gluten-Free Gourmet NEW! DEMO Enjoy tasting several batches of potato pancakes with different fillings. This is a simple recipe that can be made into a variety of dishes by just adding different ingredients. They will contain eggs. A Green Salad with a homemade vinaigrette and a Blueberry Clafouti, adapted from a Julia Child recipe using gluten-free grains, help round out your meal. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1654.601 1/30 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Wednesday Whole Foods Kitchen REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 15 Cooking: Hands on Fun Cooking Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Register for 4 or more 1-session cooking classes and save $5 off each class. Quick Breads NEW! E AMI DF L Ages 6+ with Adult Quick breads do not need yeast to rise, so they are a quick and easy way to introduce children to baking. Teach your child how to follow recipes, measure ingredients, mix, prepare the pan and bake. Sonia will introduce you to several recipes children love and guide you through a fun evening in the kitchen with your child. Recipes include: Banana Chocolate Chip Bread, Corny Corn Bread and Chocolate Cupcakes. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Sonia Urbaniak. 1 class. ID# 1697.601 2/28 Thursday FEE: $45 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Huron, Room 6219 Additional Child: $15 R U Y F N! EC & Making Chocolate Candy EC & E D FAMI L HANDS ON Ages 7 & up with Adult. Don't miss this opportunity for hands-on fun with your child learning all about chocolate at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Understand the history of chocolate and create your own delicious fudge in a real candy maker's copper cooking kettle. Work it on a marble slab until it cools to the perfect texture. Discover the secrets to perfect dipping chocolate and take home your dipped treats. Fee pays for one adult and one child. One additional child can be registered for $20 more when attending with a full paying adult. Scholarship recipients pay $25. Instructor: Angela Eddin, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory owner. 1 class. R Ages 14 – Adult. Expand your cake decorating skills. Master several new flower designs such as the daisy, pansy, primrose and daffodil. Practice the intricate basket weave and learn how to work with color flow. Pre-requisite: Basic Cake Decorating. Get materials list at first class. Scholarship recipients pay $25. Instructor: Jyothi Matthews, certified Wilton cake decorator. 4 weeks. ID# 1684.601 FEE: $75 2/26 – 3/19 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Tuesday AA Preschool Tioga Room R Basic Knife Skills HANDS ON Good knife skills are the foundation of culinary art. Master the kitchen knife as you chop, dice, mince and julienne a variety of vegetables. Understand the proper care and maintenance to keep your knives sharp and working well. Use the bounty of your work to make a delicious salsa. Bring your favorite knives and a cutting board. Don’t forget a take home container for your salsa. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Steve Meyers. 1 class. ID# 1655.601 1/29 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Tuesday Huron, Room 6219 ID# 1622.601 2/3 FEE: $59 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Additional Child: $20 Special Class for Adults Only ID# 1622.602 3/10 FEE: $39 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Sunday Rocky Mtn Chocolate Sunday Rocky Mtn Chocolate “Steve was personable and very knowledgeable.” T. Smythe Basic Bread Baking NEW! HANDS ON Learn how to make artisan bread from a professional. Master the essential skills needed including mixing, kneading, rising, shaping, and baking. Understand how to add options to make your bread unique. Discover the breadmaker’s secrets to rich flavor and perfect texture. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Steve Meyers. 1 class. ID# 1693.601 3/13 FEE: $49 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Wednesday Huron, Room 6219 Students stirring fudge at a recent class at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory 16 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM EC & Cake Decorating 2 U Y F N! NEW! E AMI DF L U Y F N! Cooking with Francesca Southern Italian Feast New Recipes Seafood plays a prominent role in the cuisine of southern Italy due to its proximity to the sea. Francesca prepares a magnificent Swordfish Roll by rolling thin strips of swordfish with olives, herbs and breadcrumbs. This is complemented by a comforting Italian-style Potato au Gratin. Finish with Baked Apples stuffed with amaretto cookies, brown sugar and cognac. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1672.601 1/22 FEE: $55 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Tuesday Whole Foods Kitchen Register for 4 or more 1-session cooking classes and save $5 off each class. All of Francesca’s classes are held in a demonstration style with some opportunities to assist her in preparation. Now even more of what you love: Classes are extended to 2.5 hours to include more recipes and techniques! Northern Italian Feast New Recipes In spite of the long coastline, fish is not as abundant in the Mediterranean Sea so it does not play as big a role in the northern cuisine. Francesca presents Sauteed Duck Breasts topped with a sauce made of white wine, trufﬂe oil and cream. Red Cabbage is slow cooked in port wine. The feast is crowned with Pears Poached in Champagne and topped with mascarpone cheese, honey and pistachios. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1629.601 2/4 FEE: $55 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Monday Whole Foods Kitchen Winter Soups New Recipes Francesca offers four comforting soups to chase away your winter chills. Cioppino, is a fish stew from the Liguria region. Several different kinds of fish are simmered in a clear broth with vegetables. Minestra D’Orzo is a barley soup with lentils, cauliﬂower, prosciutto and vegetables, simmered in chicken broth. Zuppa di Borlotti is a Tuscan style soup featuring red beans cooked with sausage, vegetables and potatoes. Finally, you understand how to make a good homemade Chicken Stock that will become the base for many of your future soup recipes. Francesca will develop it into a hearty noodle soup for your enjoyment. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1671.601 2/12 FEE: $55 6:00 PM –8:30 PM Tuesday Whole Foods Kitchen Italian Pastas New Recipes Mention Italy and most people think of pasta. These pasta recipes go well beyond your basic pasta and tomato sauce. Francesca starts with Pappardelle con Gamberi, a ﬂat egg pasta tossed with sauteed shrimp and asparagus in a white cream sauce. Rigatoni con Salsiccia features homemade sausage sautéed in white wine and herbs, then tossed with pasta and ricotta cheese. Fusilli con Prosciutto is a helix shaped pasta tossed in a rich tomato sauce simmered with a dry sparkling wine and prosciutto, then topped with pecorino romano cheese. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1626.601 3/6 FEE: $55 6:00 PM –8:30 PM Wednesday Whole Foods Kitchen Spezzatino Ragu NEW! Spezzatino is really more of a stew than a sauce. Chunks of veal, beef and pork are simmered for many hours in a red wine tomato sauce until the thick sauce clings to the meat. Master the art of rolling the Gnocchi di Ricotta with Francesca. These homemade ricotta cheese dumplings will then be tossed with some of the ragu sauce. Broccoletti, a southern style salad tossed in a lemon garlic dressing perfectly complements this meal. Finish this rich meal with a Crème Caramello – an Italian custard. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1630.601 3/11 FEE: $55 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Monday Whole Foods Kitchen Involtini di Pollo NEW! “F rancesca is amazing! She makes the most complex dishes simple and approachable – even for a novice cook.” A. Goldberg Involtini di pollo is a popular dish of northern Italy featuring thin slices of chicken breast that are rolled with prosciutto and artichoke hearts. The chicken rolls are then sautéed to a golden brown and covered in a white wine sauce. Discover how to clean an artichoke as Francesca demonstrates it step by step. Spinach tossed with sautéed mushrooms and bits of bacon serves as the perfect side. An Olive Tapenade made from sweet, fresh Castelvetrano olives makes a lovely appetizer. The perfect finish is an Almond and Peach Torte. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1664.601 3/25 FEE: $55 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Monday Whole Foods Kitchen REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 17 International Mediterranean Small Plates NEW! DEMO Small plates from around the Mediterranean offer exciting flavors with little effort. Misty will create Tortillitas con Camarones (chick pea flour and shrimp pancakes), Greek-style Giant Beans with roasted peppers and olive oil, Chard Frittata, Marinated Mussels with Spanish Chorizo, and Middle Eastern Herbed Potato Patties with a garlicky yogurt sauce. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Misty Callies. 1 class. ID# 1650.601 1/28 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Monday Whole Foods Kitchen India Modern Greek Cuisine NEW! Chicken Tikka Masala DEMO Chicken Tikka Masala is a curry dish made in a rich red and creamy tomato-based sauce. This dish is well complemented with Muttar (Pea) Rice. Follow this classic taste of India with a sweet ending of Gajar Halwa, a traditional carrot and raisin dessert. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Jyothi Abraham. 1 class. ID# 1670.601 3/21 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Thursday Whole Foods Kitchen DEMO Modern Greek food has surged as one of our newest culinary trends. It doesn’t feature the Moussaka, Gyros and Spinach Pie of local diners. Learn new, but authentically Greek, dishes to enliven your winter meals. Enjoy Mesas of herbed Lamb Meatballs, Stewed Yellow Split Peas with tomato and onion topping, an entree of Red Winebraised Squid with Ravioli and a Rustic Eggplant Salad. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Misty Callies. 1 class. ID# 1652.601 2/11 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Monday Whole Foods Kitchen Paneer Saag HANDS ON Paneer is a semi-soft cheese easily made at home. Jyothi pairs it with a curried spinach sauce (Saag) popular in the Punjabi region. Traditionally, the dish is eaten with Paratha, an Indian flatbread. Try your hand at rolling out and cooking your own paratha on a traditional tawa. Mango Lassi is an easy to make and refreshing end to any spicy Indian meal. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Jyothi Abrahams. 1 class. ID# 1678.601 2/7 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Thursday Huron, Room 6219 Mexico Tamales NEW! France Crepes – Sweet & Savory NEW! HANDS ON Tamales are a Mexican comfort food. Fun and easy to make, they can be sweet filled with dried fruit or savoryfilled with pork or chicken and dipped into salsa verde or mole sauce. Learn how to make authentic masa dough tamales wrapped in cornhusks and the traditional sauces used for dipping. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Bring a container to take home your tamales. Instructor: Sonia Urbaniak. 1 class. ID# 1639.601 1/24 FEE: $45 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Thursday Huron, Room 6219 HANDS ON This versatile food from France can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Participants will have a chance to try making these super thin, unleavened pancakes. You will learn the traditional French way as well as the American method. Discover a variety of options and possible sweet and savory fillings. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Sonia Urbaniak. 1 class. ID# 1679.601 3/7 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Thursday Huron, Room 6219 18 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Computers & Technology One-on-One Private Lessons Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 NEW! Basic Computers Private Windows Computer Lessons Patricia Na is now available for private computer lessons. She is a patient, experienced teacher who has been teaching for Rec&Ed for over 10 years. Use the ID# below to register. The instructor will call to set up your training time. Sorry, no discounts accepted. Prefer to learn one-on-one rather than in a class? Sign up for in-home private lessons on anything from Basic to Advanced Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, digital photos, organizing files and more. ID# 1203.601 ID# 1203.602 FEE: $179 (3 hours instruction) FEE: $59 (additional hours) New to computers and feeling confused? Master the basics, including basic computer terms, starting programs and working with Windows. Learn to work with files and folders, simple troubleshooting, and how to personalize your own machine. Understand the differences between Macs and Windows computers. Practice navigating the Internet and working with email. No previous computer experience required. Taught hands-on in a computer lab. Instructor: Patricia Na. 3 weeks. ID# 1226.601 FEE: $75 1/30 – 2/13 10:00 AM – 12 Noon Wednesdays WISD Computer Lab Keep Your Computer Safe & Healthy Are you plagued with screen freezes, slow response and hard drive crashes? Learn how to clean up unnecessary files, safely remove unwanted programs, clean your disk, back up your files. Discover how you can protect your computer from viruses, spyware, power outages and keep your personal information safe. Prerequisites: Students should have basic Windows computer skills, such as the ability to work with the Internet and email unassisted. Instructor: Patricia Na. 2 weeks. ID# 1227.601 FEE: $45 2/4– 2/11 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Monday WISD Computer Lab Private Lessons for Mac and Other Apple Products Jim Monkiewicz has been working on Macs for almost 30 years and can teach you everything you need to know about Macs in your own home, on your own computer. Lessons start at $159 for a 3-hour block. Jim will call you after you register to set up a meeting time that fits your schedule. Sorry, no discounts accepted. Technology Update for Non-Techies Are you feeling “technologically challenged"? Ready to catch up with your grandkids? Discover Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Skype, Google, sharing photos, instant messaging, text messaging, Smart phones, and MP3 players. They are not just for kids anymore! Instructor: Patricia Na. 3 weeks. ID# 1215.601 FEE: $69 3/4 – 3/18 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Monday Pioneer, Room D213 Suggested Topics: Make the Switch - Windows to Mac, iLife Suite (iPhoto, iMovie, iWeb, iDVD, etc), iWorks (Pages, Numbers, Keynotes), Mac: Tips, Tricks, Shortcuts, Apple Products (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch). ID# 1233.601 ID# 1233.602 FEE: $179 (3 hours instruction) FEE: $59 (additional hours) Master Your iPhone/iPod Touch Enhance your smart phone experience and make the best use of your iPhone. Discover tips, tricks and shortcuts to make your life easier. Topics covered include: how to set up your email, synchronize your calendar and contacts, transfer music, download apps and ways to customize your phone. Bring your charged iPhone or iPod Touch to class. Instructor: Patricia Na. 2 weeks. ID# 1235.601 FEE: $45 2/6 – 2/13 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Wednesday Pioneer, Room D213 Learn how to use the latest software including productivity tips and techniques online CLASS ID# TITLE FEE 2981.601 2970.601 2982.601 2980.601 2991.601 2863.601 2998.601 2986.601 Intro to Adobe Acrobat MS Office Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator MS: Desktop Publishing Game Programming HTML Jumpstart Dreamweaver $325 $325 $325 $325 $159 $325 $159 $325 Get The Most From Your iPad iPad is Apple's latest technological gadget that is changing the way we live. It seems everyone has one and they use it for business, entertainment and just to keep in touch. Are you getting the most out of your iPad? Do you wonder if you should update to iPad 3? Bring your fully charged iPad to class. Instructor: Jim Monkiewicz. 3 weeks. ID# 1220.601 FEE: $69 1/30 – 2/13 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Wednesday Pioneer, Room D211 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 19 Digital Cameras Digital Camera: Compact Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Digital Photos: Camera to Computer They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Using the free program Picasa, get hands-on experience organizing photos. Learn to adjust color and brightness, crop, rotate, remove red-eye and work with special effects. Explore options for printing and sharing your photos, and discuss some of the latest photo products available online. This is the perfect follow up class for those who have taken Digital Cameras: Point & Shoot. Bring your digital camera and connecting cords. Instructor: Patricia Na. 3 weeks. ID# 1222.601 FEE: $69 3/6 – 3/20 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Wednesday WISD, Computer Lab Take this class if your digital camera is small enough to accompany you everywhere. Learn how to take, review, and edit photographs with your compact digital camera. Master simple techniques that will dramatically improve your own picture taking. Understand your camera's basic features including: automatic and programmed settings, and how to navigate the camera's menus. Bring your compact camera, manual, and charged batteries to class. Instructor: Larry Works, professional photographer. 5 weeks. ID# 1254.601 2/26 - 3/26 FEE: $99 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM ID# 1254.602 FEE: $99 Tuesday Pioneer, Room E107 Tuesday Rec&Ed Conference 2/26 - 3/26 10:00 AM – 12 Noon Digital Camera: DSLR & Mirrorless As you progress from a compact camera to a DSLR the tools and features become more sophisticated. With complete control of camera settings and optics you learn and practice how to photograph in most common situations. DSLR basic features are covered: white balance, histograms, exposure controls, and lighting are combined with lens selection to improve your picture results. Bring your DSLR camera, manual, and charged batteries to class. Instructor: Larry Works, professional photographer. 5 weeks. ID# 1252.601 FEE: $99 2/28 – 3/28 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Thursday Pioneer, Room E107 CLASS ID# TITLE Online classes help improve your digital photography and scrapbooking skills FEE 2979.601 2856.601 2993.601 2994.601 2995.601 Photoshop Beginning Photoshop Intermed Photoshop Jumpstart Photoshop Digital Scrapbooking Photoshop Text Effects $325 $325 $159 $159 $159 In Honor of Robert Banks Rec&Ed honors and remembers Mr. Robert Banks who taught our Drawing and Painting Classes for 41 years. We appreciate the donation of a camera in memory of Mr. Banks by his family. For many years Bob taught art classes for Ann Arbor Public Schools Community Education & Recreation, and was one of our most often requested instructors. He was patient and supportive, and had a knack of connecting with students of any age. He inspired the best in his students, and they loved him for it. "His gentle encouragement and fine eye helped me to create a few paintings of which I am quite proud." 20 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Finance & Income Instructor Robert Laura of the Retirement Project, holds the designations of Accredited Asset Management Specialist, Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor, and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor. The Retirement Project is a no-strings-attached approach to retirement and investment education. Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Register a spouse or friend for only $10 more! Estate Planning Basics Probate, health care and estate tax laws have recently changed! Prevent your assets from going through probate. Protect them from estate and capital gains taxes. Retain control of your affairs and learn how to protect yourself against the cost of long term care. Attorneys from Estate Planning Services, P.C., will teach you about medical and financial powers of attorney, wills, and living trusts. Receive a free personal affairs organizer. 1 class. ID# 1915.601 3/14 Thursday FEE: $25 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Pioneer, Room D212 Protect Your Assets The average cost of nursing home care in Michigan is $6,191 per month. Neither health insurance nor Medicare pay for such care. Learn how you can avoid losing your life savings to long-term care costs. Instructor: Attorneys from Estate Planning Services, P.C., members of the Elder Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. 1 class. ID# 1916.601 FEE: $25 2/7 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday Pioneer, Room D212 Guide to Dividend Investing Explore the Five Secrets to selecting and monitoring dividend paying companies, key factors to watch, and how to avoid high-yield traps. Discover how dividend stocks can signal market ups and downs as well as how to create a monthly dividend paycheck when you retire. Do-it-yourself style class for people who are interested in learning how to find and use dividend paying stocks for retirement income. Instructor: Robert Laura, financial planner. 1 class. ID# 1929.601 FEE: $25 1/29 Tuesday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Pioneer, Room D213 Buying a Home in Today’s Market Buying a home is a major investment and an exciting time. Be prepared for making the best choice in today’s unique market. Receive a broad overview of all aspects involved in purchasing a home. Determine your price range. Review conventional and alternate financing, working with realtors, negotiating sales agreements, and logistics of actual purchase. Instructor: Maria Gilbert, Charles Reinhart Co. and guest speakers. 2 classes. ID# 1922.601 FEE: $29 1/29 – 2/5 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Tuesday Pioneer, Room D211 Naked Retirement Enjoy a fun and creative approach to retirement that strips away the numbers and addresses everyday life in retirement. Learn how to replace your work identity, stay socially connected, remain physically healthy, and more. Create a Retirement Wellness Plan, build a retirement curious list, and change your retirement life forever by answering three revealing questions. Too many people start their first day of retirement with only a financial plan and nothing else. Don’t let this happen to you. Instructor: Robert Laura, retirement project. 1 class. ID# 1928.601 FEE: $25 2/7 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday Pioneer, Room D213 Getting Paid to Talk Have you ever been told that you have a great voice? Explore the field of voice-over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the Internet in your area. Learn how to prepare a great demo, and discover what it takes to be successful in this exciting field. Class participants will even have a chance to record a commercial script under the direction of the Voicecoaches.com producer! Instructor: Voice Coach Staff. 1 class. ID# 1971.601 3/11 FEE: $29 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Monday Pioneer, Room, D212 Social Security Disability Need advice on how to apply for Social Security Disability benefits? Should you apply on your own or select a representative? Discover helpful hints to improve your chances of success. There will be an opportunity for you to ask individual questions. Instructor: Lou Weir, attorney has represented claimants for over 15 years. 1 class. ID# 1903.601 FEE: $25 2/7 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday Pioneer, Room D211 CLASS ID# TITLE FEE Take charge of your money and improve your bottom line with convenient online classes. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM 2969.601 2807.601 2999.601 2849.601 Online Stock Trading Personal & Practical Finance The Heart of Accounting Take Charge of Your Money $149 $225 $149 $79 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 21 Languages Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Persons ages 14 & up are welcome to enroll unless otherwise stated. Texts can be purchased through Rec&Ed at time of registration. Italian Instructor: TBA. Level 1 1/22 – 3/19 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Level 2 1/24 – 3/21 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Level 3 1/24 – 3/21 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM Tuesday Pioneer, Room D115 Thursday Pioneer, Room D115 Thursday Pioneer, Room D115 ID# 1516.601 FEE: $125 ID# 1516.602 FEE: $125 ID# 1516.603 FEE: $125 ID# 1516.606 FEE: $16 ESL: 4 Skills Beginners through intermediate level students improve their English through speaking, reading, writing and listening comprehension. Instructor: Stephanie Wichmann, MA. ID# 1538.601 Beginning 1/23 – 3/20 FEE: $125 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Wednesday Pioneer, Room D207 Text: Italian: A Self-Teaching Guide, 2nd Ed. by Edoardo Lebano Spanish Ages 18 - Adult. Instructor: Clara I. Gonzalez. Text: Level 1 & 2: La Cartilla, $15 available from instructor in class. ID# 1510.601 Level 1 1/23 – 3/20 FEE: $125 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM ID# 1510.602 Level 2 1/23 – 3/20 FEE: $125 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM Wednesday Pioneer, Room D205 Wednesday Pioneer, Room D205 ID# 1538.602 Intermediate 1/23 – 3/20 Wednesday FEE: $125 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM Pioneer, Room D207 ESL: American English Pronunciation Sounds, rhythm and intonation of spoken English are practiced. American idioms and how they fit into cultural speech are also explored. When deciding which level to sign up for students should choose the same level as their reading skill. Instructor: Stephanie Wichmann, MA. ID# 1535.601 Intermediate 1/24 – 3/21 FEE: $125 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM ID# 1535.602 Advanced 1/24 – 3/21 FEE: $125 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM Thursday Pioneer, Room D207 Thursday NEW! Pioneer, Room D207 Spanish Review & Conversation Pre-requisite: Level 2 or teacher permission. Concentrate on speaking and listening skills including vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. This class is a good bridge between Level 2 & Level 3. Instructor: Clara I. Gonzalez. ID# 1508.601 FEE: $125 1/24 – 3/21 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Thursday Pioneer, Room D205 La Tertulia Read and discuss literature in Spanish. Prerequisite: Level 3 or teacher permission. Book: TBA ID# 1511.601 FEE: $125 1/24 – 3/21 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM Thursday Pioneer, Room D205 French Instructor: Stephanie Wichmann, M.A. ID# 1512.601 FEE: $125 ID# 1512.602 FEE: $125 Level 1 1/28 – 3/25 Monday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Pioneer, Room D207 Level 2 1/22 – 3/19 Tuesday 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Pioneer, Room D207 Private Lessons You are signing up for 4 one-hour lessons. Additional hours are available for $40 each. After you register your instructor will contact you to arrange meeting times. LANGUAGE ID# FEE* INSTRUCTOR ID# 1512.603 Level 3 1/22 – 3/19 Tuesday NEW! FEE: $125 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM Pioneer, Room D207 ID# 1512.606 Text: 30 Days to Great French, FEE: $18 by Living Language Chinese ESL French German Italian Japanese 1504.604 1538.604 1512.604 1506.604 1516.604 1514.604 $159 $159 $159 $159 $159 $159 Alice Chang Stephanie Wichmann Stephanie Wichmann George Hinman Heidi Benson Kiyoe Ise German Instructor: George Hinman ID# 1506.601 FEE: $125 Level 1 1/23 – 3/20 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Wednesday Pioneer, Room D111 Monday NEW! Pioneer, Room D111 ID# 1506.602 Level 2 1/28 – 3/25 FEE: $125 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ID# 1506.606 Text: German Demystified, 2nd Edition FEE: $20 by Ed Swick Take Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese, Spanish for Teachers and Spanish for Healthcare with online classes in the comfort of your own home! Register at www.aareced.com/reced.onlineclasses REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM 22 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 Personal Enrichment Willpower is Not Enough Are you stuck in a rut? Do you lack the willpower to make a change or kick a bad habit? What if willpower is not the answer? There are Six Sources of Influence at work in your life. They can support change or keep you trapped in a rut. It’s time to escape the willpower trap. Discover how to engage the Six Sources of Influence to work for you instead of against you—and start succeeding at personal change. Instructor: Jennifer Bailey, strategist and change agent. 1 class. ID# 1696.601 3/12 FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM NEW! Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 GENEALOGY SERIES NEW! Format with Katherine Willson Computer Research Become familiar with Ancestry. com and FamilySearch.org, two of the world's largest genealogical databases. Understand how to set up a free account and create a free online family tree that can be saved and shared with family and friends. Find the birth, marriage, death and census data for your ancestors and learn how to find, order and research through the LDS Family History Center's VAST storage of microfilm and microfiche resources. Make connections with others across the world that are researching the same families. This class will be taught in a hands-on computer lab. It is recommended as a prerequisite to Genealogy 101. 4 weeks. ID# 1659.601 1/22 – 2/12 FEE: $69 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Tuesday WISD Computer Lab Tuesday Pioneer, Room D212 “Jennifer is a good facilitator and speaker. She drew out lots of participation and gave thoughtful insights.” B. Jonas Organize Your Family NEW! Are you overwhelmed with your family’s hectic schedule and the vast amount of “stuff” in your home? Family life can be stressful, but with a little planning you can organize your days for maximum fun. Organizing Expert and Mom, Carolyn AndersonFermann of Simply Organized Life will share her super simple tips to keep your family on track. 1 class. ID# 1617.601 2/8 FEE: $25 10:00 AM – 12 noon Friday Rec&Ed Conference “Katherine is extremely knowledgeable and organized. She offers great research tips and was very patient in explaining how to use the resources available.” S. Searls Genealogy 101 Are you related to some important historical figure? What "black sheep" are lurking in the background of your family tree? Build your family tree as you discover how to gather basic information, locate public records, and navigate Internet resources. The instructor has a passion for genealogy and has been researching her own family for years. Learn how to overcome obstacles and avoid common pitfalls as she guides you through your research project. If you are not already familiar with navigating Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org it is recommended that you first take the Computer Research class. 5 weeks. ID# 1656.601 2/26 – 3/26 FEE: $79 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Tuesday WISD Computer Lab Conquer Your Closet No space in your closet but you still have nothing to wear? Save time and money by making the most of your wardrobe through organization. Gain tips from a professional organizer for organizing your clothes, shopping and keeping up with your laundry. Instructor: Carolyn Anderson Fermann, Simply Organized Life. 1 class. ID# 1608.601 3/15 FEE: $25 10:00 AM – 12 noon Friday Rec&Ed Conference Did you know that Katherine Willson also teaches Mixed Media Art and Bookmaking? See page 26. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 23 Dog Training With Michelle McCarthy Questions? 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Home & Garden Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Dog Training Fundamentals 1 Whether your dog is 10 weeks old or 10 years old, a welltrained dog makes a pleasant companion. Puppies and adult dogs learn obedience using positive reinforcement clicker training methods. All dogs must be comfortable around strange dogs and people. 6 weeks. ID# 1601.601 ID# 1601.602 FEE: $125 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM 1/30 – 3/20 NEW! Wednesday Wednesday Abbot, Gym The Secret Life of Michigan Birds Get up close and personal with Michigan’s backyard birds. Go beyond the Field Guide’s descriptions for a more in-depth look at the most common species found across Washtenaw County. Learn to identify and attract these birds to your own backyard. Come to understand their habits, history in the area and hidden lives. Instructor: Jamie Platt is an avid ornithologist and wants to share his passion with you. 2 weeks. ID# 1689.601 2/5-2/12 FEE: $39 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Tuesday Pioneer, Room E107 Birding 101 Spring is the perfect time to learn about and view a variety of birds. Discover the basics of birding such as optics, using field guides, bird habitats, finding and attracting birds, and field identification. Field trips in early May will give you a chance to try out your newfound skills. As your skill increases, so will your enjoyment. Instructor: Jamie Platt, avid ornithologist. 5 weeks. ID# 1653.601 FEE: $79 4/9 – 5/7 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Tuesday Rec&Ed Conference Oh! Just Behave Understanding Canine Aggression – Humans only. Are you're afraid or embarrassed to take your dog out in public because he barks, growls, lunges or attacks other dogs or people? If your dog’s reactivity is left untreated or handled inappropriately, it can escalate into dangerous behavior. Discuss the causes of aggressive/reactive behavior with nationally recognized trainer, Michelle McCarthy. Understand how Positive Reinforcement Training Methods may modify your dog’s behaviors. Find out when to consult your Veterinarian to determine if their behavior may be a manifestation of a medical problem. 1 class. ID# 1603.601 3/27 FEE: $15 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Wednesday Abbot, Gym Bicycle Maintenance 101 Keep your bicycle fine tuned and rolling smoothly. Understand how to adjust and maintain your bike in this fun hands-on workshop. Learn how to diagnose problems, fix a flat tire, adjust brakes and gears and true a wheel. Bring your bike to work on and any tools you may have. Instructor: Clark McCall has over 40 years experience fixing bikes. 3 weeks. ID# 1641.601 FEE: $49 3/13 – 3/27 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Wednesday Slauson, Rec Room ADVANCED WORKSHOPS FOR K9 STUDENTS! Nice to Meet You NEW! Does your dog charge the front door, jump on guests, or lunge towards people when on leash? One of the most important things you need to teach your dog is to remain calm and to keep all four paws on the ground when approaching or being approached by a person. Work on impulse control and develop a management plan for welcoming guests into your home while you're training your dog. 1 class. ID# 1606.601 2/28 FEE: $35 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Thursday Abbot, Gym Impulse Control NEW! Work on advanced “Leave It” training. Teach your dog to “Stay,” ignore high-level distractions, and meet and greet people and other dogs in a calm manner. 1 class. ID# 1607.601 3/4 FEE: $35 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Monday Abbot, Gym Clark McCall is an engineer by trade. He has been fixing bikes for over 40 years. 24 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Games Bridge 2 Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Parenting Love & Logic Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Bridge is a game of skill, communication and infinite possibilities. This class offers a continuation of Level 1 and is suitable for more experienced players wishing to improve their skills. Emphasis is on the play of the hand. Knowledge of basic bidding and rules is necessary. Teaching materials developed by American Contract Bridge League. Instructor: Ray Gentz. 10 weeks. ID# 1634.601 1/22 – 3/26 FEE: $109 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM ID# 1634.602 FEE: $20 Tuesday Pioneer, Room E101 Would you like to feel more confident as a parent? Love and Logic is a proven program that offers techniques that can be used by parents of children of all ages. Finally, get the answers you’re looking for to help you deal with those day-to-day frustrations. Break the misbehavior cycle and learn how to choose logical consequences, even in the heat of the moment. The course fee includes a course workbook. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Gary R. Court, Principal and Facilitator. 4 weeks. ID# 1824.601 2/25 – 3/18 FEE: $109 6:30 PM –8:00 PM Couples Fee: $159 Monday Angell, Media Center Text: “Play of the Hand in the 21st Century” 3rd edition by Audrey Grant Mah-Jongg Ages 12-Adult. This game is so much fun it is addictive! Discover a simplified version of this ancient Chinese puzzle game that resembles gin rummy but uses colorful tiles instead of cards. The game is easy to learn but requires skill, strategy, and calculations to excel. Instructor: Stuart Baggaley. 4 weeks. ID# 1625.601 FEE: $49 2/28 – 3/21 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Thursday Rec&EdStaff Lounge CLASS ID# TITLE Personal Enrichment online classes offer opportunities for growth and development! FEE 2916.601 2904.601 2945.601 2845.601 2817.601 2815.601 Practical Math for the Workplace Certificate: Online Teaching Certificate: Teaching Adults Brain Boosters Communicate Effectively Finding Balance in Today’s Chaotic World $145 $495 $295 $159 $79 $79 Choose from hundreds of classes online at www.aareced.com/reced.onlineclasses “America’s future walks through the doors of our schools each day.” Mary Jean LeTendre, U.S. Educator and government official Ann Arbor Public Schools Tuition Pre-School Ann Arbor Public Schools is pleased to offer an early childhood education program open to 4 year olds in the district. The programs are available at Thurston Elementary, 2300 Prairie, and Allen Elementary, 2650 Towner. To download our brochure and application form, go to aareced.com and click on “childcare”. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 25 Art Art Classes are for students 18 and older. Art Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228 Acrylic Painting Acrylic painting was introduced in the 1950s and since then has dominated the arts. It has been accepted by artists as a viable alternative to oil paint. It is extremely versatile and fast-drying. BEGINNER Students learn basic painting techniques, color theory, color mixing, glazing, layering colors, and experiment with textures and painting surfaces. CONTINUING Enhance your painting skills! Learn additional concepts for acrylic painting: mixing colors, composition, and canvas preparation. Prerequisite: Must have knowledge of color mixing, layering and the color wheel and be comfortable working independently in a group setting. Instructor: Mary Thiefels (602); Debra Golden (601). 9 weeks. ID# 2188.601 FEE: $175 ID#2188.602 FEE: $175 1/21 – 3/25 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 1/21 – 3/25 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Monday: Beginner CAB, Room A Monday: Continuing CAB, Room B Learn to Draw BEGINNING AND CONTINUING Instructor Crystal Westfield, Pioneer High School art teacher, gently introduces you to basic drawing techniques. You will explore line, shape, tone, texture, perspective, and composition. All skill levels are welcome. Continuing students work on how to draw light, shadows, and texture in portraits, interiors, and landscapes. 8 weeks. ID# 2186.601 1/28 – 3/25 FEE: $119 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM NEW! Monday Pioneer, Room E105 Painting Landscapes Watercolor BEGINNER Explore a variety of techniques using this dynamic medium. Challenge your mind while developing a solid foundation in watercolor painting. Each week, the instructor introduces a new watercolor technique and basic design concepts such as color integration, tonal contrast and composition. CONTINUING Join other watercolor students as you work on independent projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Instructor offers guidance as needed, including technical help, problem solving, and goal setting. Participants must have completed one semester of beginning instruction or the equivalent and must be able to work independently. See receipt for supply list. Instructor: Jennifer Wolf. 9 weeks. ID# 2182.601 FEE: $135 ID# 2182.602 FEE: $135 1/24 – 3/28 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM 1/24 – 3/28 12:15 PM – 2:15 PM Thursday: Beginner CAB, Room B Thursday: Continuing CAB, Room B Paint beautiful landscapes! Artist Debra Golden guides you in creating in watercolor or acrylics a Tuscan countryside, the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Galway Bay in Ireland, or your favorite enchanting location. Learn how to paint trees, sand, shorelines, and misty fog. Explore the correct range of greens for the scene, how to suggest a great distance and how to create a real sense of being in the space. You will work from photographs and explore ways to look beyond them. Master works of art will be examined for both their techniques and effectiveness. Some basic painting experience is suggested. 9 weeks ID# 2119.601 1/22 – 3/26 FEE: $175 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Tuesday Pioneer, Room E105 Mixed Media Art Local artist Katherine Willson offers fun and playful evenings filled with a wide variety of hands-on mixed-media art techniques. In these relaxing sessions, participants experiment with many different materials and techniques used in paper arts projects, such as artist trading cards, altered books, and bookmaking. A $25 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. See receipt for additional supplies needed. 9 weeks. ID# 2136.601 FEE: $105 1/23 – 3/27 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Wednesday CAB, Room B Painting Independent Projects Get motivated and have fun! Join fellow artists and work on your paintings or drawings in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere. Exchange ideas with artistic peers and receive guidance from on-site instructor. Must work independently and bring your own supplies and materials. Please, no oil paints or other solvent-based mediums. Instructor: Jennifer Wolf. 9 weeks. ID# 2184.601 FEE: $135 1/22 – 3/26 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tuesday CAB, Room B Book Making Specialty papers and recycled materials can be turned into unique books and journals! Learn how to make a variety of books: pamphlet, accordion, envelope, bag, Japanese stab, tag, and more. A $25 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. See receipt for additional supplies needed. Instructor: Katherine Willson. 9 weeks. ID# 2135.601 FEE: $105 1/24 – 3/28 7:15 PM – 8:45 PM Thursday CAB, Room C “Jennifer is an inspiring teacher. She has a knack for drawing out the artist in each of her students.” Kelly Laleski For Genealogy with Katherine Willson, see page 23. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM 26 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 Art with Susan Wright Wright Studio is now located at 1342 N. Main Street, Ann Arbor Thrummed Mittens Thrums are short pieces of un-spun wool roving that are worked into a pair of wool mittens as they are knitted or crocheted. The ends are left loose inside the mitten to form a warm, soft, dense interior that “felts” from the friction caused by wear. Patterns will be provided as will the yarn and roving. Experience with the basic knit stitch or single crochet is required. Make a pair for yourself or a loved one in sizes from child through adult. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $40. Ms. Thrumly: Susan C. Wright. 3 weeks. ID#2185.601 FEE: $65 1/26 – 2/9 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Saturday Wright Studio NEW! Micro Mosaic Jewelry Ages 18-Adult. Nano, Micro and Mini (2-8mm) describe the size of the pieces used for these beautifully intricate, inlaid mosaic pendants. Although delicate, they can be easy to assemble with random colored glass pieces or tiny handmade Moroccan tiles to compose an elaborate and complex design. You learn micro jewelry design concepts and several finishing techniques. Supplies provided and additional materials can be purchased at class. Scholarship recipients pay $29. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $87. Instructor: Susan C Wright. 5 weeks. ID# 2132.605 FEE: $149 1/20 – 2/17 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM Sunday Wright Studio Sunday Wright Studio Handmade Garden Treasures ID# 2132.606 2/24 – 3/24 FEE: $149 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM Glass Fusions Ages 18-Adult. Glass is a wondrous material! You will learn the basics of fusion including how to cut and use glass, compatibility testing, prepping, and firing schedules. You will be able to make coasters,tiles, jewelry and small plates using sheet glass, rods, stringers, frit, and Iridized and Dichroic glass. All supplies and materials are included and no experience is necessary. Scholarship recipients pay $35. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $80. Fusioneer: Susan C. Wright. 5 weeks. ID# 2133.601 FEE: $129 ID# 2133.602 FEE: $129 1/18 – 2/15 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM 2/22 – 3/22 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Friday Wright Studio Friday Wright Studio Ages 18-Adult. Think Spring and chase away the Winter blahs! Enjoy making a Garden Globe and Plant Markers to provide fanciful additions to your gardenscape. The Garden Globe is a Mosaic project using glass nuggets and other tile shapes to form a pattern on the sphere. The Plant Markers are Fused Glass stakes that are made in a rainbow of colors and personalized in handwritten liquid gold. Scholarship recipients pay $50. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $137. Ms. Gardenia: Susan C. Wright. 10 weeks. ID#2181.601 FEE: $229 1/23 – 3/27 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Wednesday Wright Studio Mosaic Art Ages 18-Adult. Mosaic is a process of choosing and fitting pieces of glass, tile or ceramic onto an item of your choosing: picture frame, mirror, or switch plate cover. This is your opportunity to discover how all those little tesserae combine into a fabulous whole. You will be creative and enjoy making Mosaics because of the abundance of materials, quality tools, large space, and supportive instructor. Scholarship recipients pay $70. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $167. Ms. Tesserae: Susan C. Wright. 10 weeks. ID# 2132.601 FEE: $269 ID# 2132.602 FEE: $269 ID# 2132.603 FEE: $269 ID# 2132.604 FEE: $269 1/20 – 3/24 12 Noon – 2:30 PM 1/21 – 3/25 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM 1/24 – 3/28 12 Noon – 2:30 PM 1/24 – 3/28 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Sunday Wright Studio Monday Wright Studio Thursday Wright Studio Thursday Wright Studio Needle Felting Frenzy Ages 18-Adult. The stress-relieving benefits of needle felting are amazing! Explore vast possibilities by using materials such as wool roving and fleece, yarn, felted wool sweaters and recycled wool clothing. Hand-held single and multi-needle holders will be used as well the Instructor’s needle felting machines to make a variety of decorative or wearable items. No experience is necessary. Scholarship recipients pay $30. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $62. Frenzied Felter: Susan C. Wright. 6 weeks. ID#2162.601 FEE: $99 2/16 – 3/23 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Saturday Wright Studio Yarn Play: Knit or Crochet Ages 18-Adult. Do you need a refresher for turning yarn into a functional object or do you want to learn the basic techniques? Learn how to knit or crochet, read a pattern, expand your stitch repertoire, practice increase and decrease methods, or simply get the instruction that will assist you with your chosen project. See receipt for list of materials. Instructor: Susan C. Wright. 10 weeks. ID#2161.601 FEE: $125 1/22 – 3/26 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Tuesday Wright Studio REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 27 1-Day Glass Classes with Annette Baron! Experience the excitement of furnace glass blowing under the direct supervision of a master glass blower. This a great way to sample the intrigue of making beautiful Furnace Glass. Sorry, no scholarships or discounts accepted for glass classes, except BOE’s. Location: Baron Glassworks. Baron Glassworks was founded in 1998 in Ypsilanti. Annette Baron designed and built her own glass studio, where she teaches and creates her art. Her workshops and classes can help you find a new personal passion. Furnace Glass: Solid Forms Learn about the fundamentals of shaping molten glass into solid forms. Using a steel rod, you will gather glass from a furnace and add color to create two beautiful sculptures, paperweights, drawer knobs, or bottle stoppers. This is an awesome first experience working with glass. Optional materials may be purchased as needed (up to $25). 1 class. ID# 2138.601 ID# 2138.602 1/19 Saturday 3/16 Saturday 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM FEE: $79 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM FEE: $79 Fused Glass Jewelry Sampler Make two pendant necklaces, two pair of earrings and your choice of 5 buttons or a bracelet using colored, millifiori, and dichroic glasses. You will learn how to cut and arrange glass for fusion in an oven. Findings for the above projects are included (Sterling silver and gold findings may be purchased.) If time permits you may purchase materials to make additional pieces. 1 class. ID# 2138.607 ID# 2138.608 1/20 Sunday 3/17 Sunday 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM NEW! FEE: $79 FEE: $79 Furnace Glass: Blown Forms Are you mesmerized by blown glass and wonder “Could I do that?” You will be introduced to the fundamentals of furnace glass blowing. Learn to gather molten glass from a furnace using a steel 'blowpipe', add color and ’blow’ two pieces. Choose to make a garden ball, vase, bowl or drinking glass. Optional materials may be purchased as needed (up to $25). 1 class. ID# 2138.603 ID# 2138.604 1/26 Saturday 3/23 Saturday 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM FEE: $79 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM FEE: $79 Fused and Slumped Glass Take kiln worked glass to the next level! Using unique glass materials created at Baron Glassworks you will design and create a glass tray, bowl, or platter. Learn how to cut and layer colored glass pieces onto a base sheet of glass. Your work will then be flat fused in an oven and in a second firing slumped onto a form of your choice. All materials provided. Additional materials may be purchased. 1 class. ID# 2138.609 2/3 Sunday ID# 2138.610 2/17 Sunday 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM FEE: $79 FEE: $79 Fused Glass Coasters, Tiles, Wine Stoppers, Drawer Knobs, Picture Frames Select up three projects in this fun and informative class. You will be introduced to glass fusion. Learn how to cut colored glass and melt (fuse) the shapes into one piece in an oven. Optional materials may be purchased as needed (up to $25). 1 class. ID# 2138.605 1/27 Sunday ID# 2138.606 3/24 Sunday 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM FEE: $79 FEE: $79 Furnace Glass Blowing Intensive Workshop Want a more intense glass blowing experience? Working one on one with the instructor and using a steel rod, you learn how to draw molten glass from a furnace, add color, and manipulate the shape to form beautiful solid sculptures or small vessels. Students can expect to make 2 or more pieces per week depending on complexity. Optional materials may be purchased as needed (up to $25). 4 weeks. ID# 2138.611 FEE: $299 2/2 – 2/23 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Saturday Baron Glassworks 28 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Jewelry and Metal Working BEGINNING & CONTINUING Learn to make jewelry in a well equipped studio in a small group. Jewelry designer and metalsmith Idelle Hammond-Sass will teach you to make jump rings and links, solder, saw, rivet, etch, polish, forge, and develop textures and patterns by etching and roller printing. Using brass, copper and silver fill, you will design and make several pieces including at least one formed and patterned copper bracelet. Sweat soldering, tube setting, and bezel setting will be demonstrated and may be incorporated into your designs. Materials and tools provided, additional silver may be purchased as needed. 8 hours studio time included. Bring your notebook, and any materials or ideas that inspire you to the first class. No scholarships or discounts accepted for this class, with the exception of BOE’s. 8 weeks. ID# 2166.601 FEE: $279 ID# 2166.602 FEE: $279 ID# 2166.603 FEE: $279 1/22 – 3/19 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM 1/24 – 3/28 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM 1/24 – 3/28 9:45 AM – 12:15 PM Tuesday Idelle’s Studio Thursday Idelle’s Studio Thursday Idelle’s Studio Soldering Skills Workshop Learn soldering techniques or take your skills to the next level. In this one day workshop you will cover types of solder joints, sweat soldering, and production techniques. Torch selection, safety, studio setup, and different types of fluxes, pickles, silver solders and their appropriate uses will be covered. You work with copper, silver and brass in wire and sheet form. Instructor: Idelle Hammond-Sass. 1 class. ID#2166.604 FEE: $79 1/26 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM Saturday Idelle’s Studio NEW! Roller Printing and Etching In this fun and fast-paced class, you’ll learn to create textures and patterns to incorporate into your jewelry and art objects. Prepare brass or copper plates for etching and roller printing. Roller print using paper, lace, and other embossing materials. Instructor provides graphics for etching however students may bring their own drawings or black and white images to use. Instructor: Idelle Hammond-Sass. 1 class. ID#2166.605 FEE: $85 2/9 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM Saturday Idelle’s Studio Maker Works Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Discover the Possibilities Grades 9-Adult. Maker Works is every creative person’s dream – a workshop filled with today’s high tech machinery for you to use. Sign up for one or more of the following demonstrations and imagine the possibilities. Spaces are limited. Register early to avoid disappointment. MakerBot 3D Printer Demo NEW! DEMO New technologies have made the “printing” of 3D objects possible. This introduction to the MakerBot 3D printer will show you the promise and potential of creating plastic objects from designs you download or create yourself on a computer. See the creative process from software-based design through to the final “print”. 1 class. ID# 1722.601 ID# 1722.602 FEE: $25 2/6 3/13 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Wednesday Wednesday Maker Works NEW! Amaya Computer-Controlled NEW! Embroidery Demo DEMO The Amaya Bravo is a computer-controlled wonder of thread and technology capable of 1,500 stitches a minute. Discover how the Amaya can add embroidery to garments and hats as well as produce patches and monograms. Understand the creative process from image creation and garment preparation through to the automated embroidery. 1 class. ID# 1724.601 ID# 1724.602 FEE: $25 2/13 3/20 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM NEW! Wednesday Wednesday Maker Works ShopBot Computer Controlled Router Demo DEMO The ShopBot is an amazing do-all tool for precisely cutting, carving, drilling or machining all kinds of things from all kinds of materials. In this demonstration class discover the simplicity and the power of this computer-controlled router. You’ll start with an overview of the necessary software and finish by using the machine to cut and carve an object. 1 class ID# 1723.601 ID# 1723.602 FEE: $25 2/27 3/27 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Wednesday Wednesday Maker Works Laser Leatherwork HANDS ON Learn the secrets of creating fine leatherwork using a combination of traditional techniques and the Epilog 50-watt Laser Cutter! This isn’t your summer camp craft wallet--the techniques you will learn produce fine leather goods that rival commercially made items. All materials provided. You’ll take home a leather project along with some basic leather working items. 2 classes. ID# 1710.601 FEE: $75 ID# 1710.602 FEE: $75 2/4 – 2/11 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 3/11 – 3/18 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Monday Maker Works Monday Maker Works REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 29 Handicrafts Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Learn to Sew Sewing is a skill you will use for a lifetime. Understand the basics including how to choose your fabric, measure it and cut it. Become familiar with the supplies and equipment you will need and how to operate a sewing machine. Create a tote bag so you can show off your new sewing skills to the world! Sewing machines will be provided. List of supplies to purchase will be given out at the first class. No previous experience needed. Instructor: Patricia Na. 5 weeks. ID# 1749.601 2/26 – 3/26 FEE: $89 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Tuesday Tappan, Room 363 NEW! Woodworking With Power Have you always wanted to try working with wood but were intimidated by the power tools you have to use? This class is an introduction to woodworking and the safe use of various power tools used in the creation of wood projects. Start with a simple toolbox and move on to a small table. All the tools and safety goggles will be provided. Students should bring wood remnants to the first class. Instructor: Mark Williams. 8 weeks. ID# 1711.601 1/30 – 3/27 FEE: $149 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Wednesday Tappan, Room 191 Learn to Sew Your Own Clothes Do you dream of making clothing for yourself or your family? Take the next step in your sewing journey as you learn to create a simple garment. Discover how you can adjust the pattern to fit you. Master the art of zippers and buttonholes. List of supplies needed will be discussed at the first class. You must have a basic understanding of how to use a sewing machine and commercial pattern to register for this class. Sewing machines provided or bring your own. Instructor: Hwa-sung Na. 5 weeks. ID# 1704.601 2/28 – 3/28 FEE: $89 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Thursday Tappan, Room 363 Woodworking Open Lab This class provides supervised access to the woodworking lab for experienced students. You will work independently on a project of your choice. Bring all of your own materials to class. A working knowledge of the power tools used in woodworking is expected Do not sign up for this class unless you have adequate experience or have completed Woodworking with Power. Supervisor: Joe Kyle, experienced woodcrafter. 8 weeks. ID# 1713.601 FEE: $99 1/31 – 3/28 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Thursday Tappan, Room 191 See page 27 for Needle Felting, with F renzied Felter Susan Wright! Yarn Play & Thrummed Mittens Pottery See page 43 for parent & child ceramics classes. Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228 Pottery (formerly Ceramics) Grades 7-Adult. Learn techniques of tile making, slab construction, sculpture, press molding, wheel throwing, coiling, extrusions, and glazes. Students may create 5-6 medium to large pieces. Beginning and continuing students welcome in any class. Open studio on Fridays 7:00 PM-9:00 PM is available for any currently enrolled student to finish projects started in class. Scholarship recipients pay $55 (adult); $50 (youth); seniors and 50% scholarship recipients pay $173. Instructor: William Schultz. 10 weeks. Location: CAB CLASS ID# DAY DATE TIME FEE 2198.601 Sunday 2198.602 Tuesday 2198.603 Thursday 2198.604 Friday 1/20 – 3/24 1/22 – 3/26 1/24 – 3/28 1/25 – 3/29 12 Noon – 3:00 PM $295 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM $295 $295 $295 30 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Literary Arts Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Drama Cinema Club Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228 Rumi: Poet, Philosopher NEW! and Sufi Mystic Rumi was a 13th-century Persian poet and Sufi mystic. Cultures from the Middle East, Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent have been profoundly influenced by his spiritual legacy. His poems are translated into many of the world's languages and transposed into various formats. He is a popular poet in the US and a New York Times bestseller. Follow the instructor on an enlightening journey in which you will come to understand Sufi Mysticism and its effect on art as you read and discuss Rumi’s poetry, listen to musical interpretations of his work, and watch short films. Instructor: Ahmad Khazaei. 8 weeks. ID# 1702.601 FEE: $125 1/28 – 3/25 6:30 PM –8:30 PM Monday Pioneer, Room D113 Mad about movies? Join our friendly film discussion group and share your enthusiasm! You’ll see contemporary dramas, comedies and even documentaries including foreign films and independent American movies and participate in illuminating discussions led by your instructor. No need to be an expert; everyone is welcome! Explore story, technique and meaning. Class fee includes cost of tickets. Scholarship recipients pay $43; senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $69 Instructor: Mark Ziemba, former editor of arts and entertainment magazine Current. 6 weeks. ID# 2308.601 FEE: $99 1/23 – 3/6 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM Wednesday Michigan Theater Stand-Up Comedy 101 He’s Back ! Creative Writing Workshop Need something to get you writing again? Join this creative writing class with an emphasis on generating a lot of raw material through in-class writing exercises and discussions about technique and style. You will gain basic strategies for reading and talking about others’ writing. Advance your writing projects toward completion. Open to writers at every level. Instructor: Charlotte Bowens, M.A. 8 weeks. ID# 1726.601 1/30 – 3/27 FEE: $125 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Wednesday Pioneer, Room D113 Individuals with a sense of humor, an open mind, and an itch in their funny bone, will appreciate this class. Student yucksters will learn how to write jokes, where to find material, stage presence, valuable techniques, and endless tricks of the trade. You will walk away ready to step on any stage or at least be the funniest person at the water cooler. No experience necessary to join this class of wild 'n' crazies. Taught by seasoned professional stand-up comedian and actor Russell Rabb. 8 weeks. ID# 2314.601 FEE: $159 1/28-3/25 7:00 PM-9:00 PM Monday Rec&Ed Conference Your Life as Story Your written story validates and celebrates who you are. Discover where to begin, what to write about and when to include dialogue. Explore if, when and how to publish your life story. This is a wonderful class, whether you have never written or are looking for a creative boost. Instructor: Pat Kuessner, teacher, writer, editor, publisher. 4 weeks. ID# 1708.601 FEE: $89 2/27 – 3/20 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Wednesday CAB, Room B Join a Rec&Ed Adult Sports Team “This is a wonderful class – take it!” J. Schmidt Improve your writing skills with online classes in the comfort of your own home! CLASS ID# TITLE FEE 2804.601 2965.601 2811.601 2812.601 2844.601 2843.601 Successful Grant Writing Business Writing For Busy Professionals Freelance Writing Technical Writing Get Started With Blogging Get Started With Podcasts $225 $159 $79 $325 $159 $225 Rec&Ed sports programs offer adults living or working in the Ann Arbor area a fun opportunity to stay fit, socialize and have a great time using city-owned parks and school facilities. All leagues are set up by skill level to maintain parity and make for more evenly balanced contests. More information is online at: www.aareced.com/reced.home/team_sports Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 31 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Take our life-enriching classes and earn certificates to advance your career right at your own computer Online learning is a fun, easy and productive way to learn. Register at www.aareced.com/reced.onlineclasses and you will be given a web address and password for your online classroom. You will use your email address and password to gain access. The online classroom is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. There is no live real-time requirements or meetings. You can study and learn at your own pace. To get a certificate, enroll in the certificate section which automatically enrolls you in the courses required to complete the certificate or you can enroll in each course individually. Sorry, no discounts accepted at this time. Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 To register and view descriptions of classes offered by our educational partners go to Rec&Ed Online! www.aareced.com/reced.onlineclasses Over 50 Classes & Certificates! 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FOR AWESOME RECIPES GO TO REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM www.flatoutbread.com Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 33 Couples Dance Ballroom Hustle Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228 Swing Swing is a versatile dance that uses a wide variety of music: Big Band, Motown, Oldies and Rock ‘n’ Roll -- all the way to today’s top music hits. Learn this fun and simple style of East Coast Swing so that you can bop and boogie away at the next party! Instructor: Louise Tamres. Hustle is a fun dance that can be danced in a variety of social settings. Steps are rhythmic and can be danced to fast and slow music. You and your partner will look great doing this dance on the dance floor. Instructor: Dorian Deaver, member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. International Ballroom and Latin: Levels 1 and 2 Join Dorian Deaver, Member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, to learn the international styles (the world standard) of Ballroom and Latin dances in a supportive and patient atmosphere. LEVEL I Dorian teaches you a few dances which may include Foxtrot, Tango, Waltz, Cha Cha, Rumba, or others not listed. Dances differ each term. No experience necessary. LEVEL II is for those who are comfortable with dances taught in Level I and would like to continue learning new dance patterns. One dance is selected and focused on for the entire session. Foxtrot Swing Sign up for this combo class to learn both of these popular dances. East Coast Swing consists of a rock step and is a rotational dance which does not travel. Foxtrot is done to 4/4 timing and is a smooth dance traveling around the dance floor. Instructor: Sue Bareis. Ballroom Intermediate Polish up your style and technique of ballroom dance. Dancers may learn new steps of the prerequisite dances or new dances may be introduced. Prerequisite Must know the basics of Foxtrot, Waltz, and Swing. Instructor: Sue Bareis. Wedding Dance Prepare for that special day! Learn steps that can be used in your bridal dance, at the reception, and at other social gatherings. Foxtrot, Rumba, and Swing are a few of the dances taught. This class is fun for the entire bridal party and friends. Instructor: Dorian Deaver, Member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. Cha Cha/Rumba The Cha Cha, which has a repetitive foot rhythm, is an exciting syncopated Latin dance which originated in the 1950s. Rumba is best know for a subtle side to side hip movement with the torso erect, and is danced with a basic pattern of two quick side steps and a slow forward step. Instructor: Sue Bareis Blues Step to the slow and pulsating beat of Blues music as you and your partner demonstrate creativity and style on the dance floor. Learn sensual dance moves from the 1920s and 1930s to add elegance to your slow dancing. Instructor: Louise Tamres. Ballroom Beginning Get ready for your next social event and learn some of the most popular ballroom dances. Dances to be taught may include Swing, Waltz, Cha Cha, & Foxtrot. Instructor: Sue Bareis. Latin Join this fun and easy dance class. Sample a variety of Latin dances including Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha, and Rumba. Instructor: Louise Tamres. Slow Dance You will learn the Night Club Two Step. It is simple, attractive, and romantic and may be used in a variety of settings such as night clubs, weddings, and holiday parties. You will dance to soft contemporary rock music. No dance experience needed. Instructor: Sue Bareis. Social Dance 101 Dazzle your friends at the upcoming office party, wedding reception, or other social gatherings. A few easy dance steps are all you need to get on the dance floor. Louise Tamres introduces you to the basics of Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Tango, Waltz, Night Club, Slow Dancing, and Disco. Louise is very good at explaining things. She spends the time to make sure everyone feels comfortable!” Mary G. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM 34 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 Couples Dance Fee is per individual. Partner Required For all classes. Descriptions for these classes are on page 34. 7-10 weeks. CLASS ID DANCE DAY TIME DATES LOCATION FEE 2262.601 2262.602 2262.603 2262.604 2262.605 2262.606 2262.607 2262.608 2262.609 2262.610 2262.611 2262.612 2262.613 Hustle International Ballroom & Latin: Level 1 International Ballroom & Latin: Level 2 Wedding Dance Ballroom Beginning Slow Dance Social Dance Swing Foxtrot/Swing Ballroom Intermediate Cha Cha/Rumba Blues Latin Saturday Sunday Sunday Sunday Monday Monday Tuesday Tuesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Thursday Thursday 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM 5:00 PM – 5:55 PM 6:00 PM – 6:55 PM 7:00 PM – 7:55 PM 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM 1/19 – 3/30 1/20 – 3/31 1/20 – 3/31 1/20 – 3/31 1/28 – 3/25 1/28 – 3/25 1/22 – 3/26 1/22 – 3/26 1/30 – 3/27 1/30 – 3/27 1/30 – 3/27 1/24 – 3/21 1/24 – 3/21 Dorian’s Studio CAB CAB CAB Forsythe, Café Forsythe, Café Forsythe, Café Forsythe, Café Clague, Upper Gym Clague, Upper Gym Clague, Upper Gym Forsythe, Café Forsythe, Café $95 $95 $95 $95 $75 $75 $85 $85 $75 $75 $75 $65 $65 Dance Belly Dance Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228 Ballet Grade 7 – Adult. The timeless movements of ballet can be yours! Each class includes working at the barre, center work, and basic choreography. The curriculum is based on the Cecchetti method, which is a progressive approach in learning ballet. LEVEL II class is for you if you have had two years of previous ballet or with instructor recommendation. POINTE PRACTICE class includes barre warm – ups and center floor practice. Instructor: Dianna Edmonson. 9 or 11 weeks. ID# 2298.601 FEE: $99 ID# 2298.602 FEE: $79 ID#2298.603 FEE: $99 1/19 – 4/6 3:25 PM – 4:25 PM 1/21 – 3/25 5:20 PM – 6:15 PM 1/24 – 4/11 6:35 PM – 7:35 PM Saturday: Pointe Practice CAB, Room D Monday: Level I CAB, Room D Thursday: Level II CAB, Room D Belly Dance is a beautiful and expressive art form and great exercise. It is enjoyed by people of every age and body type. BEGINNER Learn basic movements, step combinations and a simple choreography with emphasis on posture and safe body mechanics. INTERMEDIATE You expand and perfect the basic movements learned in Beginning I with emphasis on technique. Instructor: Mary Weed. 9 weeks. FEE: $85 LOCATION: Eberbach Cultural Arts Building CLASS ID# LEVEL DATES DAY TIME 2294.601 2294.602 2294.603 2294.604 Beg. Beg. Interm. Interm. 1/23 – 3/27 Wed 1/25 – 3/29 Fri 1/23 – 3/27 Wed 1/25 – 3/29 Fri 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM 11:00 AM – 12 Noon 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Cecchetti Ballet Practice class grades 3 – Adult. Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 35 See youth Dance on page 44 for REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Dance, Continued Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228 Break Dance Grade 6 – Adult. Join this most popular and fastest growing dance class and break a sweat dancing to the latest beats! Local and popular dancer Maurice Archer brings his energy to Rec&Ed to teach you break dance moves in a friendly and fun environment. In this class you build and stamina, develop a confident attitude, coordination, and free expression of movement and rhythm. 8 weeks. ID# 2253.601 FEE: $75 1/24 – 3/21 7:15 – 8:15 PM Thursday A2 Tech, Gym Jazz Fusion Fitness that’s fun! In this popular class, artistic director Gina Thompson brings her unique style and choreography to teach you the latest moves in dance. Classic techniques in jazz, funk, and hip hop are taught. A high energy warm-up featuring strengthening, core work, and yoga stretches gives you a great workout. 9 weeks. ID# 2282.601 FEE: $85 1/22 – 3/26 7:35 PM – 8:35 PM Tuesday CAB, Room D BollyFit & BollyFit Belly Register for both classes and receive a $20 discount. Be fit and smile while you sweat in this high-powered cardiovascular class. Have fun with energizing music from Bollywood and beyond that is synthesized with creative and conscious choreography. Illuminate from within and shed weight within and without in a welcoming community as you emanate presence and reduce stress. BollyFit Belly is everything you love about BollyFit plus a core focus on strengthening the abs in a highly effective yet enjoyable way. This unique BollyFit creation fuses Bollywood with the targeted fluidity and strength of Middle Eastern "belly dancing". No experience necessary, come join us! Instructor: Anuja Rajendra is Creator, CEO and Artistic Director of BollyFit. 9 weeks. ID# 2193.601 1/22 – 3/26 Tuesday: Bollyfit FEE: $109 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CAB, Room D ID# 2193.602 1/25 – 3/29 FEE: $109 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Friday: Bollyfit Belly Burns Park Senior Center Hip Hop Grade 8 – Adult. Move to the groove and dance to the latest hip hop and pop beats. Learn challenging choreography filled with style and energy. Get a great workout and learn one of today’s most popular forms of dance. Previous dance experience is recommended. Instructor: Gina Danene Thompson. 9 weeks. ID# 2288.601 FEE: $85 1/22 – 3/26 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Tuesday CAB, Room D Line Dance Line dancing provides a fun way to workout and is great exercise. This dance class is for everyone at any level. You learn several line dances and move to a variety of popular music. Instructor: Earleen Wolford. 8 weeks. ID# 2234.601 FEE: $75 1/28 – 3/25 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM Monday Scarlett, Cafeteria “Line Dance was great fun & exercise too.” Class Participant 36 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Instrumental Music Vocal Music Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Fundamentals of Singing Are you a singer who would like to improve your voice? Do you run out of breath, strain on high notes, or feel you don’t have enough control? Breath, resonance, pitch, and diction will be studied and applied to a variety of musical genres. Materials fee: $15 due to instructor at first class. Instructor: Kelly Close, MA, VMTR. 8 weeks. ID# 1740.601 1/29 – 3/26 FEE: $145 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Tuesday Forsythe, Choral Room Fundamentals of Singing 2 Guitar for Beginners Grades 9-Adult. This beginner guitar class is designed to get you up and strumming in no time. You only need to learn a few chords to play most popular songs in any style of music. Gain the skills to play the basic chords and strumming patterns you need to play your favorite songs. Learn how to tune your guitar and how to read chord charts and TAB. No previous musical experience necessary. Bring your guitar to class. Instructor: Carlos Palomares. 6 weeks. ID# 1762.601 FEE: $95 1/29 – 3/12 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Tuesday Pioneer, Room D113 Meet your individual vocal goals in a small group, supportive atmosphere. The focus in this class is on performance and improving your individual delivery and is recommended for singers with some experience. Each week students will bring a piece to class prepared to perform in front of the class and instructor. Feedback will be offered by the instructor. Instructor: Kelly Close, MA, VMTR. 8 weeks. ID# 1740.602 1/29 – 3/26 FEE: $145 7:40 PM – 9:10 PM Tuesday Forsythe, Choral Room Civic Chorus - Spring Ann Arbor Civic Chorus is for adult singers with previous choral experience who want to rediscover the joy of making music with others. This spring the chorus will collaborate with the Ann Arbor Civic Theatre to perform as the onstage chorus in a musical called Chess. Performances: 6/6 – 6/9. New to the chorus? email firstname.lastname@example.org Scholarship recipients pay $30. Musical Director: Linda Jones, M.A. 13 weeks. ID# 1770.601 3/4 – 6/3 FEE: $109 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Monday Slauson, Choral Room Blues Guitar Grades 9-Adult. Learning to play the blues gives any guitar player a strong foundation regardless of what other styles of music he or she wants to play. All modern popular music has its roots in the blues. Students learn music fundamentals though basic chords, rhythm patterns, songs, and scales that will allow them to have fun playing the blues with others. Those guitar players with more experience will advance their playing by expanding their melodic and rhythmic vocabulary. Prerequisite: Guitar for Beginners or equivalent experience. Bring your guitar to class. Instructor: Carlos Palomares. 6 weeks. ID# 1761.601 FEE: $95 1/29 – 3/12 7:40 PM – 8:40 PM Tuesday Pioneer, Room D113 MusIQ Club: Beginning Piano Grades 7 – Adult. Discover a fun, new, innovative approach to learning to play piano! Enjoy individualized instruction in a group setting using computer technology connected to electronic piano keyboards. All equipment is provided. You progress from level to level at your own pace, learning to play the piano with both hands, read music, improvise and compose. An experienced music teacher will guide you through the training in a small group class. This class is open to students with little or no musical background. Fee includes a 90 day trial version of the software to download and use at home. This software is not compatible with Mac computers. Instructor: Warren McArthur, MA. 7 weeks. ID# 1736.601 2/12 – 4/9 FEE: $195 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Tuesday Bach, Media Center Youth Music classes are on page 46. Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 37 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Adapted Rec These classes are for adults and children with mental or physical challenges. Adapted Rec Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 or 53233 Strike Force Bowling Grades 11- Adult. Bowling is a great way to meet friends and get exercise. Fee includes up to two games per week and shoe rental. New participants receive an official Strike Force Bowling Shirt. Staff and volunteers will assist you in ball selection and a good time. Receive a personalized trophy or medal at the last class party. Scholarship recipients pay $65. Instructors: Tom Ellison and Nan Nelson. 12 weeks. ID# 6112.601 FEE: $ 145 1/14 – 4/22 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Monday Colonial Lanes Cooking Cooperatively Grades 11- Adult. Increase your independence! Learn basic kitchen safety and measuring techniques while creating simple meals. Food safety and cleanliness will be emphasized. A wonderful opportunity for those in independent living situations. Enjoy eating the meal you learn to cook each week. At the end of the session take home a booklet of the recipes. Scholarship recipients pay $45. Instructor: Nan Nelson. 8 weeks. ID# 6102.601 FEE: $ 109 1/23 – 3/20 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Wednesday High Point, YA Kitchen TOPSoccer Ages 5-20. Young people with disabilities receive training to play soccer in a caring coaching environment. Generally the participant to staff ratio will be one-to-one. The training program consists of practice drills and small sided games or scrimmages with weekly themes (e.g. dribbling, passing, shooting, integration.) Participants will receive a t-shirt and a certificate of completion at the end of the season. TOPSoccer is offered through a joint program between The University of Michigan, Community Education and Recreation, and Michigan Jaguars. 5 weeks. ID# 3410.601 FEE: $55 ID# 3410.602 FEE: $55 1/26 – 2/23: Ages 5-12 Saturday 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pioneer, Small Gym 1/26 – 2/23: Ages 13-20 Saturday 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pioneer, Small Gym Dinner & A Movie Grades 11- Adult. Enjoy movies? Like to eat? Join us for a fun evening where you make simple meals and watch a new flick each week. Classic movies to new releases are shown. Afterwards, you become the critic during the "Thumbs Up or Down" discussion! Scholarship recipients pay $65. Instructors: Marie Tisdale & Joan Clauss. 8 weeks. ID# 6118.601 FEE: $ 125 1/24 – 3/21 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Thursday High Point, YA Kitchen Adaptive Scuba Ages 10 & Up. Recreational Scuba Diving for Individuals with Challenges. This adventure in scuba diving takes people with physical or mental challenges anywhere from a Discover Scuba experience up to a full certification for scuba diving. Your adventure could include certification as diver with PADI and/or Handicapped Scuba Association. As the name says, we can adapt to almost anything! This exciting opportunity will open up a whole new weightless world of recreational activities and opportunities that you can enjoy with family and friends. Each course will be built to your needs. For more information see www.huronscuba.com. 38 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM First Steps Washtenaw Did you know a child’s brain is 85% developed in the first 5 years of life? Every experience helps develop this foundation. First Steps is based on Parents as Teachers and is open to all families with children from birth until kindergarten. Our mission is to provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. First Steps is more than classes! Family Membership Includes: FUN AND EXCITING CLASSES to help children socialize with others. The fee includes one adult/child class per week, per family. Check out our evening and Saturday classes! Additional classes may be added for $79 for the 11-week Winter session. PARENT EDUCATORS who provide an introductory visit for all new families, are available to share age-appropriate child development and parenting information and address your parenting concerns. SCREENINGS for your child using the Ages & Stages Questionnaire. This tool helps you observe your child’s developing skills. NEWSLETTERS are found on our website. You will find news about First Steps and helpful parenting tips for you! RESOURCE NETWORK that links your family to other community services and supports. 4 EASY STEPS TO ENROLL! 1. Read the class schedule online at www.aaps.k12.mi.us/firststeps.home/current_schedule 2. Attend an orientation (listed below) 3. Fill out paperwork and choose a class at the orientation. 4. Pay your fee for Winter 2013 The fee for all these supports (including classes) is just $123 for our 11-week Winter Session. Partial and full scholarships are available through AAPS Rec&Ed Go to www.reced.aaps.k12.mi.us/reced.home/scholarships to download application directions and form. Attend the First Steps Orientation & Registration Learn about our program and class sites at our orientation session. You may register for classes at the end and it lasts about an hour. Check out more details online at www.aaps.k12.mi.us/firststeps.home/joining. There is also a 1-time $10 processing fee paid by all new families. January 7 – March 30 No classes 2/17-2/24 WINTER Classes Winter Orientation Dates Wednesday December 19 at 4:00 PM Monday, January 7 at 5:00 PM Monday, January 7 at 6:00 PM Orientation Location The AAPS Preschool & Family Center 2775 Boardwalk Dr. (N. of Eisenhower Parkway) Families living outside the Ann Arbor School District are welcome to participate although they are not eligible for our scholarship program. Call 734-994-2300, ext 53186 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 39 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM SONGS • FINGERPLAY • PARACHUTES • WINDWANDS • BALLS • PUPPETS • CIRCLE TIME • MUSIC & MOVEMENT First Steps Winter Classes Baby & Me Together Time 6 week-crawling. 1 hour class. Learning begins at birth. Discover ways to interact with your baby through music, movement and games. Class includes practical developmental information. It’s a great way to meet other families and connect with your baby. Family Fun! Birth to 5 years. 1½ hour class. Looking for something relaxing to do in the evening or on Saturday? Try this new twist on an ExZone class. Multi-age fun for the whole family. Lots of different activities offered each week so children can choose what to do: art projects, easel painting, playdough, puzzles and games. We always end with a circle time filled with movement, music and stories. Curious WiggleWorms Crawling-walking. 1 hour class. Encourage your child’s natural curiosity and practice emerging skills together with fun-filled explorations of tunnels, puppets, songs, musical activities and more. Also participate in discussions covering a variety of developmental topics. First Steps to Literacy 2.8 to 5 years. 1 hour class. Children, with an adult, learn pre-literacy skills through hands-on projects, stories, group activities and more. Class begins and ends with the theme’s story. Lots of great ideas you can use at home to help make learning fun! Held at Bryant Elementary. Toddler ExZone 12-24 months. 1 hour class. Exactly like Exploration Zone only this class is shorter and just for 1 year olds. Activities to explore include art projects, dramatic play, puzzles, blocks, climbing and plenty of time to work on social skills. Class ends with a short circle time of songs, fingerplays and a story. No siblings please. Exploring Science & Nature 2.8 to 5 years. 1 hour class. Children learn about the natural world through themed free-play, stories, songs, and activities. Each week enjoy a different theme, covering everything from dinosaurs and archaeology to insects and backyard animals. Create a nature notebook to take home! An $8 materials fee, collected at the first class, helps provide high quality materials. Fun-at-One Walking-24 months. 1 hour class. There will be new experiences with gross motor skills using simple apparatus and group activities. Join us for freeplay with large motor equipment followed by appealing teacher-directed activities using songs, movement and books. Sing Along with Lisa 1-5 years. 45 min. class. Think circle time on a fabulous scale! We’ll read books, sing songs, move, dance, rhyme and have a wonderful time. Class begins and ends with familiar songs & finger plays. The middle will be filled with stories & songs on a new theme each week with guitar accompaniment. If you love circle time, this Saturday class is for you! Movement and More 24 to 36 months. 1 hour class. Build on skills learned in Fun at 1 with additional songs, imaginative play and lots of movement and musical activities. Free play on exciting equipment and fun with parachutes, windwands, balls and puppets. Movers & Shakers Birth-5 years. 1 hour class. Using movement and music, this musical class encourages you and your child(ren) to get moving together. We begin with 15 minutes of freeplay and move to 45 minutes of comfortable teacher-led activities. While this class is great for siblings, it also works for 1 child. Be prepared for lots of action while you help your child practice listening, following directions and taking turns during this fun-filled class. New evening option! Kids-in-Motion 2-5 years. 1 hour class. This class offers free choice and teacher-created activities. Children work on motor skills, including jumping and climbing, and utilize a variety of wonderful gym equipment. There is a different focus each week and activities are repeated as we add new ones. Be prepared to MOVE! Siblings are welcome. Art & More 3’s & 4’s NEW! Exploration Zone Birth-5 years. 1½ hour class. Afternoon, evening and Saturday classes are now called Family Fun! A wide variety of activities to explore: art projects, dramatic play, puzzles, blocks, climbing and plenty of time to work on social skills. A simple snack is offered and it ends with a circle time of songs, fingerplays and a story. Wonderful practice for preschool. Siblings are always welcome! 1 hour class. This Saturday class is a combination of art, movement, music and literature, woven together with a different theme each week. Parents and children listen to stories, learn about famous artists, create works of art using many different media and dance to a wide variety of music. An $8 materials fee, collected at the first class, allows children and parents to work with many professional-grade art materials in a guided setting. No younger siblings please. ONLY offered in winter. 40 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM For more information: www.aaps.k12.mi.us/firststeps.home/home Preschool Art Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228 New Art Projects Each Term! FAMIL Y Art & Me &E EC Ages 2-5 & Adult. Creating together can be fun in this delightful art class! Children and parent/caregiver work together to complete a variety of unique and creative art projects using a wide selection of materials such as paints, glue, glitter, and beads. Projects are age appropriate and help in the development of fine motor skills. New projects each term. Instructors: Lisa Belanger (601); Debbie Walters (602). 9 weeks. R D Winter Wonderland Art FUN! NEW! Ages 3-5. Winter is full of wonder for young children. Your child will delight in creating snowflakes, painting with ice, and building a snowman. Exploring winter animals, sports, and celebrations like Chinese New Year and Valentines Day are also some of the “cool” winter themes children will love. This class is an independent experience. Instructor: Stephanie Carlson. 9 weeks. ID# 2104.601 FEE: $85 1/25 – 3/29 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Friday CAB, Room B ID# 2103.601 FEE: $85 ID# 2103.602 FEE: $85 1/19 – 3/23 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Additional Child $75 1/21 – 3/25 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Additional Child $75 NEW! Saturday CAB, Room B Monday CAB, Room B Eric Carle Story & Art &E EC Ages 2-5 & Adult. Through art, you and your child explore a planetarium, aquarium, art museum and other exciting places each week. A fun and unique art project is created for each excursion. Learning and imagination are developed through fun activities. Instructor: Debbie Walters. 10 weeks. R EC Art Excursions &E D FAMIL Y Ages 2-5 & Adult. All new stories! Author Eric Carle has written over 60 children's books in which his art and writing engage young children. Each week your child listens to an Eric Carle story and creates art based on the story. Head to Toe, Brown Bear Brown Bear, and Little Cloud are just a few of the fun stories your child will discover in this literature – based art class. Instructor: Stephanie Carlson. 9 weeks. Y D FAMIL FUN! ID# 2102.601 FEE: $85 1/25 – 3/29 Friday 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM CAB, Room B Additional Child $75 ID# 2154.601 FEE: $85 1/22 – 3/26 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Additional Child $75 Tuesday CAB, Room B Clay Play NEW! Paint & Me Ages 2-5 & Adult. Have fun painting together! Children and caregivers work side-by-side mixing colors and exploring different ways of painting. Your child has fun as he/she develops fine motor skills and learns about color and painting. Instructor: Debbie Walters. 9 weeks. ID# 2151.601 1/22 – 3/26 FEE: $85 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM Additional Child $75 Tuesday CAB, Room B Ages 3-5. Your child joins art instructor Debbie Walters to create unique works of clay art using a variety of modeling materials. Your child will learn coiling, cutouts, how to make a pinch pot, and other ways to work with clay. Children also have fun making their own play dough to take home. Paint and other craft materials will be incorporated to complete amazing clay projects. Instructor: Debbie Walters. 9 weeks. ID# 2159.601 1/21-3/25 Monday FEE: $85 10:45 AM-11:30 AM CAB, Room B Art with the 5 Senses NEW! Ages 3-5. Children see, hear, smell, touch, and taste their way through this fun art class. Your child creates art that focuses on one of the five senses. Paint with pudding and make musical mobiles, scent collages, 3D sunset scenes, and many other amazing art projects. Instructor: Debra Weldon. 9 weeks. ID# 2158.601 FEE: $85 1/23 – 3/27 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Wednesday CAB, Room B Want more ceramics fun with your child? See page 43 for “Exploring Clay Together”. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 41 R FUN! Preschool Dance &E Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228 Dance Together D FAMIL Y FUN! Hello Toes Ballet Age 3. Does your child pretend to be a ballerina? Then he or she will love this introduction to the graceful movements of ballet! Children explore the basic movements of dance designed to teach balance and coordination. Hops, skips, and gallops are introduced in across the floor exercises. This class is an independent experience. Instructors: Dianna Edmonson (601, 602); Emily Rogers (603). 9 weeks. Location: Cultural Arts Building. FEE: $75. CLASS ID# DAY DATE TIME Ages 2-5 & Adult. You and your child explore a variety of creative movement activities designed to develop gross and fine motor skills! Children are encouraged to use their imagination as they move to popular children’s music. Instructor: Emily Rogers. 9 weeks. ID#2209.601 FEE: $75 ID# 2209.602 FEE: $75 1/19 – 3/23 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Additional Child: $55 1/24 – 3/28 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Additional Child: $55 Saturday CAB, Room D Thursday CAB, Room D R EC 2213.601 2213.602 2213.603 Saturday Tuesday Wednesday 1/19 – 3/23 1/22 – 3/26 1/23 – 3/27 11:40 AM – 12:25 PM 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM Tiny Tappers Ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy making tap sounds while being introduced to basic tap. This class is an independent experience. Tap shoes required. Instructor: Emily Rogers. 9 weeks. ID# 2219.601 FEE: $75 ID# 2219.602 FEE: $75 1/22 – 3/26 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM 1/23 – 3/27 5:05 PM – 5:50 PM Tuesday CAB, Room D Wednesday CAB, Room D Creative Dancer Ages 3–5. Boys and girls discovers new ways to dance through role playing and free movement exercises in this popular class. This class is an independent experience. Instructor: Emily Rogers. 9 weeks. ID# 2217.601 FEE: $75 ID # 2217.602 FEE: $75 1/19 – 3/23 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM 1/24 – 3/28 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Saturday CAB, Room D Thursday CAB, Room D Preschool Sports Preschool Basketball Program Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233 Little Ninjas Karate Ages 3-5. All about the basics! Students will learn everything from the names of the lines on the court to the proper dribbling, shooting, and defensive stance. The camp focuses on improving motor skills and overall physical fitness through different agility and balance drills. The coaches provide a comfortable, pressure-free environment while learning the fundamentals of basketball with an emphasis fun! Each child receives a t-shirt. ! **Lower Hoops are provided** 6 weeks. ID# 3405.601 1/26 – 3/9 FEE: $99 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Saturday Bethlehem United Meth. Church, Gym Ages 4-K. Focus, memory, teamwork, discipline, self-control, fitness, balance, and coordination are the focus of this karate class through fun games and activities. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Instructor: Professional Karate Schools of America instructors. 6 weeks. ID# 3313.601 FEE: $29 ID# 3313.602 FEE: $29 ID# 3313.603 FEE: $29 2/5 – 3/19 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM 2/1 – 3/15 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM 2/2 – 3/16 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM Tuesday Logan, Gym Friday PKSA Dojang Saturday PKSA Dojang Preschool Soccer FEE: $59 For 3 to 5 years olds (preschoolers), must be 3 by start of class. Come to learn the very basics of soccer using FUNdamental games, exercises and imagination. Players will develop motor skills, balance and movement in a soccer environment. Please wear appropriate shoes (gym shoes) and bring a ball (Size 3). Participants receive a t-shirt. Instructors: British Elite Soccer Training staff. 4 weeks. CLASS ID# DAY TIME DATES LOCATION 3407.601 3407.602 3407.603 3407.604 3407.605 3407.606 Tuesday Friday Saturday Tuesday Friday Saturday 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM 1/22 – 2/12 1/25 – 2/15 1/26 – 2/16 2/26 – 3/19 3/1 – 3/22 3/2 – 3/23 Dicken, Gym Mitchell, Gym Clague, Upper Gym Dicken, Gym Mitchell, Gym Clague, Upper Gym 42 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Preschool Dance PreBallet Ages 4-5. Learning ballet helps children develop balance, coordination, and stamina. In this traditional-style class created for the older preschooler, students begin to develop basic ballet skills and utilize them in a choreographed routine. Instructor: Dianna Edmonson. 9 weeks. Location: Cultural Arts Building. FEE: $75 CLASS ID# DAY DATE TIME Preschool Language Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248 Preschool & Kindergarten Spanish Ages 3 ½ - 6. Young children love to learn Spanish while playing, singing, and moving their bodies. Toys, flashcards and music are part of this fun and interactive class. Instructor: Language Adventure staff. Scholarship recipients pay $15. 8 weeks. ID# 1407.601 FEE: $95 1/28 – 4/8 1:45 PM – 2:30 PM Monday Bryant, Room 207 2212.601 2212.602 2212.603 Saturday Monday Thursday 1/19 – 3/23 1/21 – 3/25 1/24 – 3/29 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM 3:45 PM – 4:30 PM Youth Art Art Around the Globe Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228 Cartooning and Comics Does you child enjoy drawing cartoons and reading comics books or graphic novels? This is a wonderful opportunity to create a cast of imaginary characters and unique stories. Instructor Chris Reed teaches students how to create memorable characters, dynamic frame compositions, and exciting plot lines while having fun in a sharing, interactive environment. ADVANCED CLASS Students learn additional skills such as advanced character development techniques, script writing, light box techniques, and how to use photographic references to enhance their visual narratives. $25 material fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. 9 weeks. ID# 2111.601 FEE: $89 ID# 2111.602 FEE: $89 1/19 – 3/23: Gr. 2-4 Saturday: Beginner 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CAB, Room C 1/19 – 3/23: Gr. 4-7 Saturday: Advanced 11:10 AM – 12:10 PM CAB, Room C Grades K-3. Everyone is an artist in this class where kids create a variety of art from around the globe. Your child explores a different country each week and will make African masks, Asian landscape scrolls, Moroccan mosaics, Australian Aboriginal "dot paintings" and more. Instructor: Debra Weldon. 9 weeks. ID# 2157.601 FEE: $89 1/23 – 3/27 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Wednesday CAB, Room C D &E Exploring Clay Together FAMIL Y FUN! Grades K-6 & Adult. Fee is per pair. Your child and you explore joint and individual projects. Parents and children learn classical techniques of tile making, slab construction, sculpture, press molding, coiling, and glazes. Fee includes glazing and firing of 3-6 medium to large pieces. Fee includes material costs. Scholarship recipients pay $50 per child. Scholarship 50% recipients pay $133 per child. Instructor: William Schultz. 10 weeks. R Artful Explorers Grades 2-6. Your child creates 3D art using a variety materials and techniques. Supervision is provided from 3:45-4:00 for Lakewood students. $3 Materials Fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructor: Michelle Kaucheck. 3 weeks. ID# 2113.601 3/12 – 3/26 FEE: $39 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Tuesday Lakewood, Art Room ID # 2199.601 FEE: $215 ID# 2199.602 FEE: $215 1/20 – 3/24 10:00 AM – 12 Noon Additional Child Fee $175 1/20 – 3/24 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Additional Child Fee $175 Sunday CAB, Room A Sunday CAB, Room A Art After School CLASS ID# CLASS 7 or 9 weeks. LOCATION GR TIME DAY DATE INSTRUCTOR FEE 2155.601 2157.602 2153.601 2153.602 2153.603 Fun with Art Art Around the Globe Drawing & Painting Drawing & Painting Drawing & Painting Bryant, Art Room Abbot, Art Room Logan, Art Room Angell, Art Room Bach, Art Room EC K- 2 1- 5 1-5 1-5 1-5 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM Friday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 1/25 – 3/29 1/28 – 3/25 1/22 – 3/26 1/23 – 3/27 1/24 – 3/28 Stephanie Carlson Debra Weldon Debra Weldon Debra Weldon Debra Weldon $89 $69 $79 $89 $89 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 43 Youth Dance ext. 53228 Questions? Call 734-994-2300, Ballet Your child explores the fundamentals of ballet in this traditional-style class. Cecchetti Class gives students the opportunity to train with Instructor Diana Edmonson. Several sessions are required before taking the exam by the Cecchetti Council of America and receive a certificate upon passing. 9 or 11 weeks. Location: Cultural Arts Building. CLASS ID# LEVEL GRADE/AGE DAY DATE TIME FEE 2223.601 2223.602 2223.603 2223.604 2223.605 Ballet Beginner Ballet Beginner Ballet Cecchetti Practice Cecchetti Primary 1& 2 Cecchetti Primary 3-Gr. 1 K-3 K-3 Grade 3-Adult Ages 4-6 K-6 Saturday Monday Saturday Thursday Thursday 1/19 – 3/23 1/21 – 3/25 1/19 – 4/6 1/24 – 4/11 1/24 – 4/11 1:20 PM – 2:15 PM 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM 2:20 PM – 3:20 PM 4:35 PM – 5:30 PM 5:35 PM – 6:30 PM $79 $75 $99 $95 $95 After School Dance CLASS ID# CLASS Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228 Dance class is a great way for your child to develop flexibility, endurance, and self-confidence. Our great dance instructors teach your child the latest dance moves and jazz steps. 6-9 weeks. LOCATION GRADE DAY DATE TIME INSTRUCTOR FEE 2218.601 2232.601 2218.602 2218.603 2232.604 2218.604 2218.605 2202.603 Dance Pop Pure Dance Dance Pop Dance Pop Pure Dance Dance Pop Dance Pop Irish Dance Pattengill, Gym King, MPR Bach, Gym Logan, Gym Wines, Gym Bryant, Gym Abbot, Gym Angell, Gym 3-5 2-5 1-4 1-4 2-5 K-2 1-4 1-4 Friday Monday Wednesday Wednesday Friday Tuesday Friday Monday 1/25 – 3/22 1/28 – 3/25 1/23 – 3/27 1/23 – 3/27 2/1 – 3/22 1/22 – 3/26 1/25 – 3/22 1/28 – 3/25 4:10 PM – 5:10 PM 3:50 PM – 4:35 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:35 PM 3:50 PM – 4:35 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:35 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM Amy Thurlow Gina Thompson Amy Thurlow Vikki Moss Rec&Ed Staff Amy Thurlow Vikki Moss Sarah Dudgeon $75 $55 $85 $75 $49 $75 $65 $65 Break Dance Grades K-5. Popular Break Dance instructor Maurice Archer is fun and enthusiastic. Your child will love learning America’s most popular dance in this energetic class. 7 weeks. ID# 2253.602 FEE: $55 1/31 – 3/21 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM Thursday Bryant, MPR Rec&Ed AllStars Grades 2 & up. This class is designed for the dancer who has taken several classes at Rec&Ed within the dance curriculum. Each dancer must have mastered basic dance steps including pas de bourree, jazz square, some turns and jumps. The student should also have some performance experience. We recommend that dancers have more than a passing interest in furthering dance education. Outside performance opportunities are possible. Instructor recommendation only. Instructor: Artistic Director Pure Dance Ensemble, Gina Danene Thompson. Students will be assisted by dancers from Pure Dance Ensemble. 9 weeks. ID# 2287.601 FEE: $125 1/20 – 3/24 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Sunday CAB, Room D Hip Hop with Gina Grades 3-7. Artistic director Gina Danene Thompson brings her extensive training and unique individual style to teaching routines filled with style and energy. This exciting dance program features Hip Hop and Jazz moves. 9 weeks. ID# 2231.601 FEE: $85 1/21 – 3/25 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Monday CAB, Room D Ballet for grades 7-adult is on page 35. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM 44 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 Youth Drama Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228 THANK YOU to the Burns Park Players for their generous contribution for scholarships to the Rec&Ed Cultural Arts program. Drama with Performance Network Grades 2-5. From script to the stage, your child builds a performance. Valuable skills are developed such as listening, articulation, physical awareness and teamwork, as well as basic stagecraft. The program culminates with a performance of fables and folk tales for an invited audience. Instructors: Becky Fox and Anne Rhoades. 7 or 9 weeks. ID# 2303.601 FEE: $89 ID# 2302.602 FEE: $115 1/22 – 3/19 3:50 PM – 5:20 PM 1/24 – 3/28 3:50 PM – 5:20 PM Tuesday Burns Park, Auditorium Thursday Abbot, MPR Midwinter Break Camps 2/18 – 2/22 LEGO Design Camp ID# 1313.611 9:00 AM – 12 Noon Grades K-2 Monday-Friday Grades K-5 Monday-Friday Grades K-5 Monday-Friday Grades K-5 Monday-Friday Grades 1-6 Monday-Friday Grades 3-5 Monday-Friday Grades 3-8 Monday-Friday Grades 3-8 Monday-Friday Spring Break Camps 4/1 – 4/5 LEGO Design Camp ID# 1313.711 9:00 AM – 12 Noon Grades K-2 Monday-Friday Grades 3-5 Monday-Friday Grades K-5 Monday-Friday Grades K-6 Monday-Friday Grades 1-6 Monday-Friday Grades 2-6 Monday-Wednesday Grades 3-8 Monday-Friday Grades 3-8 Monday-Friday Hoops & Soccer Camp Full Day ID# 3403.620 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM LEGO Design Camp ID# 1313.712 9:00 AM – 12 Noon Hoops Camp ID# 3402.620 Morning 9:00 AM – 12 Noon Afternoon 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Soccer Camp Morning ID# 3401.621 9:00 AM – 12 Noon Soccer Camp ID# 3401.620 Writing Camp…Sharpen Your Quill! ID# 2407.701 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Writing Camp…Sharpen Your Quill! ID# 2407.601 Baseball Spring Training Camp ID# 3405.620 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM LEGO Design Camp ID# 1313.612 9:00 AM – 12 Noon Pure Dance Camp 4/1-4/3 ID# 2232.607 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Chess Camp ID# 2415.601 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Chess Camp ID# 2415.701 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Trading Card Camp ID# 2412.601 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Trading Card Camp ID# 2412.701 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Complete descriptions are online at www.aareced.com REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 45 Youth Music Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248 Musical Instruments provided! MusIQ Club: Children’s Music Journey Grades K-5. Interactive animated computer software with electronic piano keyboards are used to teach students with little or no piano playing experience. Students progress from level to level at their own pace learning to play piano with both hands, read music, improvise and compose. They learn concepts of Rhythm, Ear Training, and the Musical Alphabet. The emphasis is always on having fun, no matter what the student’s abilities or musical background. Students will have access to the same computer software that is used in the class to facilitate home practice. Instructor: MusIQ Club staff. 7 weeks. ID# 1312.601 FEE: $175 ID# 1312.602 FEE: $175 2/12 – 4/9 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 2/12 – 4/9 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Tuesday Bach, Media Center Tuesday Bach, Media Center Little Bands Keyboard Lab FEE: $175 Grades K-2. Fun, exciting and great introduction to basic piano skills! Students learn piano keyboard, music theory, and composition with popular and curriculum songs utilizing the Little Bands Schools unique method of teaching. A performance at the end of the semester will give students a chance to demonstrate the skills and songs they learned. Instructor: Little Bands School staff. 7 weeks. CLASS ID# LOCATION DAY TIME DATES 1312.603 1312.604 1312.605 1312.606 Burns Park, Room A4 Dicken, Music Room Northside, Art Room Wines, Room 100 Friday Tuesday Monday Thursday 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 2/1 – 3/22 2/5 – 3/26 2/4 – 4/8 2/7 – 3/28 Little Bands Guitar FEE: $175 Grades 3-5. Students will learn the basics of guitar, music theory, and composition while participating in this fun and interactive guitar class. Students will follow a detailed curriculum of popular songs and curriculum songs utilizing the Little Bands Schools unique method of teaching. A performance at the end of the semester will give students a chance to demonstrate the skills and songs they have learned. This fun and exciting class is a great introduction to guitar. Instructor: Little Bands School staff. 7 weeks. CLASS ID# LOCATION DAY TIME DATES 1312.607 Eberwhite, Room 102 1312.608 Lawton, Room 114 1312.609 Pattengill, Cafetorium Thursday Monday Friday 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM 2/7 – 3/28 2/4 – 4/8 2/1 – 3/22 Little Bands FEE: $175 Your child will have a blast being part of a band! In just 7 weeks, each child learns to play four instruments: piano, guitar, bass, and drums. A detailed curriculum of songs is explored and everyone learns every song on every instrument. Singing, plus reading and writing music are part of this exciting program. At the end of the semester concert your child will rock the stage with his or her band. Instructor: Little Bands School staff. 7 weeks. CLASS ID# GR. LOCATION DAY TIME DATES 1312.610 1312.611 1312.612 K-2 3-5 K-5 CAB, Room B CAB, Room B Angell, Room 123 Saturday Saturday Monday 12 Noon – 1:00 PM 2/2 – 3/23 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 2/2 – 3/23 2/4 – 4/8 46 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Youth LEGO FEE: $135 Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248 Think outside the box! Challenge your minds! Be prepared for the world of technology! Instructor: Brain Monkeys staff. 7 weeks. LEGO Mindstorms - Battle Bots You can put together a robot and make it follow a line, tell the difference between red and blue and avoid obstacles, but can you make it survive the attack of another robot? Students will learn to use math, science, engineering and technology in a competitive, challenging, team building setting through the creation of battling robots. Let the games begin! Robotics and Game Animation with Scratch Give your child a boost in learning key 21st century learning skills: creative thinking, teamwork, communication, and analysis. Using Scratch, a computer learning tool and WeDo LEGO Robotics, a visual programming language, your child creates games, animations, stories, and art. Students draw pictures, add sound and movement, and share their projects with the class. These activities help students understand mathematical and computational concepts and the process of design. CLASS ID# LOCATION GRADES TOPIC Robotics with LEGO Mindstorms Using the LEGO Mindstorms NXT robot kits, students will become familiar with the fundamentals of computer programming. Then with drag and drop computer language, students program their robots to follow multi-step programs. Integrating “vision”, touch and sound sensors along with individualized challenges teaches students to think outside the box, challenges their minds and prepares them for the world of technology. LEGO Physics Using Science and Technology LEGO Engineering kits, students work in pairs; each student assembling part of the model. Students then joined their parts to complete the building project. LEGO = fun = learning!! WeDo Robotics Young students develop their higher level thinking skills playing with an easy-to-use LEGO set featuring working motors and sensors. Students explore a series of cross-curricular, theme-based activities that helps them acquire skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as well as language and literacy. DAY TIME DATES 1313.601 1313.602 1313.603 1313.604 1313.605 1313.606 1313.607 Allen, Media Center Ann Arbor Open, Art Room Bryant, Resource Room Dicken, Music Room Haisley, Art Room Pattengill, Cafetorium Thurston, Art Room 3-5 K-2 K-2 K-2 K-2 3-5 3-5 LEGO Mindstorms-Battle Bots Robotics and Game Animation LEGO Physics WeDo Robotics Robotics and Game Animation LEGO Mindstorms-Battle Bots Robotics with LEGO Mindstorm Friday Monday Thursday Wednesday Thursday Tuesday Wednesday 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 2/1 – 3/22 2/4 – 4/8 2/7 – 3/28 2/6 – 3/27 2/7 – 3/28 2/5 – 3/26 2/6 – 3/27 Robotics with LEGO Mindstorms Grades 6-8. Using the LEGO Mindstorms NXT robot kits, students will become familiar with the fundamentals of computer programming. Then with drag and drop computer language, students program their robots to follow multi-step programs. Integrating “vision”, touch and sound sensors along with individualized challenges teaches students to think outside the box, challenges their minds and prepares them for the world of technology. Instructor: Brain Monkeys staff. 7 weeks. ID# 1313.610 2/6 – 3/27 FEE: $135 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Wednesday Clague, Cafeteria REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 47 Youth Chess Youth Chess with Mr. Garrison 7 weeks. Mr. Garrison has been teaching chess to children since 1996. His teams have won numerous state championships. King Elementary School has won the state K-5 team championships four years in a row (2008-11). Thurston Elementary School earned 2nd in the state in 2011. Clague won the state K-6 championship in 2012. Mr. Garrison holds the #1 rank of overall game player (out of over 25,000 players) at www.littlegolem.net, an international thinking games website. He is also the top ranked player in the world at the strategy game “Breakthrough”; one of his long-time chess students is ranked #2! BEGINNING LEVEL 1: Grades K-6. No experience necessary. Students will learn opening strategies and important ending techniques and be introduced to the basic tactics (fork, pin, discovery). BEGINNING LEVEL 2: Grades K-8. Students learn how to attack the king, how to use combinations, defensive ideas and more tactics and endings. Introduction to chess clocks and scorekeeping. Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248 BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE: Grades K-8. For students with no or some experience in chess. Students are introduced to the basic history of chess, opening principles, tactics, basic endgame techniques, and tournament preparedness. INTERMEDIATE: Grades K-9. For students familiar with forks, pins, discovery and checkmate. Students are prepared for tournament play and learn some of the finer points of chess. INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED: Grades K-9. For students familiar with forks, pins, discovery and understand checkmate. Players review Grandmaster chess games and improve work on tactics and endings. ADVANCED: Grades K-9. For truly advanced players with an established USCF rating. Players will learn how to analyze games and become skilled at the finer points of chess opening theory. Students will learn how to study chess for self improvement. Morning Chess CLASS ID# CLASS LEVEL FEE: $99 DAY TIME DATES LOCATION 1317.601 1317.602 1317.603 Intermediate/Advanced Beginning/Intermediate Beginning/Intermediate Tuesday Wednesday Friday 7:45 AM – 8:45 AM 7:45 AM – 8:45 AM 7:45 AM – 8:45 AM 2/5 –3/26 2/6 – 3/27 2/8 – 4/12 King, Multipurpose Room Bach, Media Center Thurston, Media Center Evening Chess CLASS ID# CLASS LEVEL FEE: $99 DAY TIME DATES LOCATION 1317.604 1317.605 1317.606 1317.607 1317.608 Beginning Level 1 Advanced Beginning Level 2 Intermediate/Advanced Intermediate/Advanced Tuesday Tuesday Thursday Thursday Friday 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM 2/5 – 3/26 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM 2/5 – 3/26 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM 2/7 – 3/28 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM 2/7 – 3/28 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM 2/8 – 4/12 King, Multipurpose Room Thurston, Art Room Logan, Art Room Logan, Art Room Lawton, Media Center 48 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Youth Chess with All The King’s Men Grades K-5. BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE: Chess rules and basic tactics are reviewed. Students then delve deeper into more advanced tactics, short and long range strategies, and preparation for tournament play. INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED: Experienced students explore tactical play, short and long-term planning, mating patterns, and game analysis. Students learn tournament play using USCF rules. Instructor: All the King’s Men staff. 7 weeks. Morning Chess CLASS ID# LEVEL DAY FEE: $95 DATES Time: 7:45 AM – 8:45 AM LOCATION 1321.611 1321.612 Beg/Int Beg/Int Thursday Friday 1/31 – 3/21 2/1 – 3/22 Lakewood, MPR Wines, Media Center Afterschool Chess CLASS ID# LEVEL DAY FEE: $95 DATES Time: 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM LOCATION 1321.601 1321.602 1321.603 1321.604 1321.605 1321.606 1321.607 1321.608 1321.609 1321.610 Beg/Int Int/Adv Beg/Int Beg/Int Beg/Int Beg/Int Beg/Int Beg/Int Beg/Int Beg/Int Thursday Friday Tuesday Tuesday Thursday Monday Friday Monday 1/31 – 3/21 2/1 – 3/22 2/5 – 3/26 2/5 – 3/26 1/31 –3/21 1/28 –4/8 2/1 – 3/22 1/28 – 3/25 Angell, Media Center Angell, Art Room *AA Open, Art Room **Bryant, MPR Burns Park, A4 Carpenter, Room 138 Dicken, Media Center Haisley, Music Room Lawton, Media Center Pattengill, Cafetorium Wednesday 1/30 – 3/20 Wednesday 1/30 – 3/20 * Ann Arbor Open class meets 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM **Bryant class is for Grades K-2. *** Pattengill class meets 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM New students are required to purchase a workbook for $14 on the first day of class. Youth Enrichment Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248 Renewable Energy-Wind Power NEW! Grades 3-5. Explore and learn about alternative energy options and practice 21st Century skills in this hands-on class. Students will be building 3 wind turbines, testing a variety of blade designs, generating electricity and measuring efficiency. All materials are provided giving students a wonderful introduction to wind power. Instructor: Brain Monkeys staff. 8 weeks. ID# 1313.608 2/4 – 4/15 FEE: $165 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM ID# 1313.609 2/5 – 4/9 FEE: $165 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM Monday Logan, Art Room Tuesday Abbot, Art Room REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 49 Youth Language American Sign Language Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248 Grades K-5. Join us to further develop your sign language skills. Children will receive instruction and practice in facial expressions, spatial awareness, vocabulary, sentence structure and fingerspelling to begin an elementary conversation both expressively and in the comprehension of American Sign Language (ASL). Handouts are provided so students can practice at home with siblings and parents. Instructors: Marian Lage and Donna Mahoney, ASL Trainers. 8 weeks. ID# 1409.601 FEE: $49 2/7 – 4/11 3:50 PM – 4:35 PM Thursday Bach, Music Room Chinese Language FEE: $195 Grades K-5. Students learn Chinese language and culture through games, songs, rhymes, character writing and daily conversation based on a highly interactive curriculum. From greetings to school life, time, weather, hobbies transportation and travel, students will head off on an awesome Chinese language learning journey. Continuing students will further develop their language and communication skills with new materials. 15 weeks. CLASS ID# LOCATION DAY DATES TIME INSTRUCTOR 1408.601 1408.602 1408.603 1408.604 Eberwhite, Room 102 King, Art Room Lawton, Media Center Northside, Art Room Friday Tuesday Thursday Wednesday 2/1 – 5/31 2/5 – 6/11 2/7 – 5/30 2/6 – 5/29 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM Alice Chang Yujing King Alice Chang Alice Chang Adult Language? See page 22. Spanish, French and Japanese Beginning and Intermediate Levels. New and returning students welcome! Grades 1-5. Students enjoy learning Spanish, French or Japanese in this hands-on, interactive class. They learn greetings, going to school, family, pets, clothing, weather, food, community, alphabet and more. They have fun creating simple dialogs and role-playing to practice the language. Each student receives a workbook according to his/her language level. Instructor: Language Adventure staff. 10 weeks. FEE for 20 weeks: $239, Scholarship recipients pay $45. FEE for 10 weeks: $129, Scholarship recipients pay $25. CLASS ID# LOCATION LANGUAGE DAY DATES TIME 1401.601 1401.602 1401.603 1401.604 1401.605 1403.601 1402.601 Angell, Room 123 Bach, Media Center *Bryant, Resource Room Lawton, Media Center Wines, Media Center Burns Park, A4 Bach, Art Room Spanish Spanish Spanish Spanish Spanish French Japanese *Bryant is for grades K-2. Wednesday Thursday Monday Tuesday Tuesday Wednesday Friday 1/30 – 4/17 1/31 – 4/18 1/28 – 4/22 2/5 – 4/23 2/5 – 4/23 1/30 – 4/17 2/1 – 4/26 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM **4:00 PM – 5:00 PM **4:00 PM – 5:00 PM **Supervision starts at 3:45pm. 50 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Youth Study Skills ACT Preparation Workshops Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248 Finding for the College that Fits Parents and Students, grades 9-12. Parents and students are faced with a myriad of choices about college. Let John help you and your student find and identify the resources in your family's search for the right college. Discussion will include what your student needs and wants from school, location, admissions possibilities and finances. This class is intended for parents and students to attend together. Instructor: John B. Boshoven, M.A., M.S.W. 1 class. ID# 1337.601 2/12 FEE: $35 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Tuesday Community, Room 213 Grades 10-12. Pioneer, Room D117 FEE: $79 Enrolling in the ACT Preparation Workshop helps you prepare to successfully take the ACT test. This workshop is for students taking the ACT during the remainder of the calendar year. The best method for scoring well on the ACT and replacing anxiety with confidence is to be knowledgeable and well prepared. Information and strategies for each section of the test are included. Bring a CALCULATOR and a WATCH WITH A SECOND HAND. A manual is provided for each participant as part of the fee. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Great Lakes Educational Group staff. 1 class. CLASS ID# DAY DATE TIME 1329.601 1329.602 Tuesday Tuesday 2/5 2/26 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Paying for the College that Fits Parents and Students, grades 9-12. Find out where money for college comes from and how to get your fair share. Families will learn about sources of aid, the FAFSA, the College Scholarship Search Profile (CSS), and scholarship searches. Instructor provides resources to help find financial assistance for college. Instructor: John B. Boshoven, M.A., M.S.W. 1 class. ID# 1341.601 2/27 FEE: $35 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Wednesday Community, Room 213 ACT Essay Workshop Grades 10-12. Learn how to organize and write a persuasive essay within the allotted time. The scorer’s rubric will be analyzed so you will understand exactly what is expected within your essay. You will practice writing an essay and receive instructor feedback about ways to improve your writing for the test. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Great Lakes Educational Group staff. 1 class. ID# 1335.601 1/22 FEE: $79 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Tuesday Pioneer, Room D117 Shrinking the Cost of College Parents and Students, grades 9-12. Wondering what college to consider and how to pay for the college of their choice? Things you will learn at this workshop that focus on the finances of college are how to tap into the biggest sources of college money, how to find merit based aid at schools, how to discover what any college will really cost you before applying and why it's not just 'A' students who can earn significant financial aid or scholarships from colleges. Instructor: Timothy C. Parros, Certified College Planning Specialist (CCPS). 1 class. ID# 1343.601 3/5 FEE: $35 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM ID# 1343.602 3/14 FEE: $35 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM Tuesday Pioneer, Room D117 Thursday Pioneer, Room D117 Writing a Winning College Application Essay Parents and Students, grades 9-12. What college application essay secrets compel an admissions officer to slam dunk your application into a college’s acceptance pile? We’ve been successfully coaching college essay writers full-time since 2005—this is advice you need to experience. In this class you’ll go home inspired, with an essay start, a clear plan to finish, sample essays, and a deep sigh of relief. Essay Coaching founder Debbie Merion, M.S.W. 1 class. ID# 1339.601 3/12 FEE: $35 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Tuesday Community, Room 213 Writing Essays to Win Scholarships Parents and Students, grades 9-12. How is a well-written essay like a $100 bill? Your essay can be like paper money when it wins scholarships. Learn where to go to win college scholarship cash, and what’s in an essay to compel a scholarship judge to say, “that one— that’s the winner.” Essay Coaching founder Debbie Merion, M.S.W. 1 class. ID# 1339.602 3/19 FEE: $35 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Tuesday Community, Room 213 20 Years of Experience • College & Financial Planning Instructor Timothy C. Parros is a certified College Planning Specialist (CCPS), member of the National Institute of College Planners (NICCP), the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC), the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), and has over 20 years experience in college & financial planning. Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 51 starting the college application process.” REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM “Excellent useful class for people Youth Martial Arts Aikido Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233 or 53203 Grades 1-8. Learn to fly -- and land without getting hurt! Aikido is a form of Japanese Budo based on the philosophy and martial arts of the Japanese Samurai. Aikido, the way of harmony, involves redirecting an attack by using throws and pins in a fun, noncompetitive atmosphere. You will learn safe falls, throwing and locking techniques. You’ll practice movements that improve flexibility, focus and self control. Instructor: Wade Davis, Aikido Yoshokai Assoc. of North America. 8 weeks. ID# 3311.601 1/28 – 3/25 Monday FEE: $65 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM Scarlett, Upper Gym Grades 1-6. Self-defense, physical fitness, conflict resolution, teamwork and anti-kidnapping techniques are the emphasis of this traditional training class. Specifically designed for children to learn prevention, and respect for themselves and others. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Instructor: Professional Karate Schools of America instructors. 6 weeks. ID# 3312.601 FEE: $35 2/5 – 3/19 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM Tuesday Logan, Gym Friday PKSA Dojang Saturday PKSA Dojang ID# 3312.602 2/1 – 3/15 FEE: $35 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM ID# 3312.603 2/2 – 3/16 FEE: $35 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Grades 3-9. Junior Judo/Jujitsu instills a strong understanding of the basics of grappling that will improve your child’s wrestling, judo, jujitsu or self-defense skill. Children with varying degrees of skill and experience can easily participate together. In our program, we stress the mutual benefit of working together towards the common goal of being excellent grapplers, while most martial arts programs rely on striking the attacker with punches and kicks. You will notice an increase in your child’s confidence and grappling skill within a few weeks. Instructor: Frank Gerlitz, PhD. 5 Blackbelt Judo, 7 Blackbelt Jujitsu. 7 weeks. ID# 3316.601 1/26 – 3/16 Saturday FEE: $59 1:05 PM – 2:05 PM Scarlett, Upper Gym Bully Proofing Parent and Student, ages 3-12. This is a unique opportunity for you to learn and bond together with your child in a physical activity that stresses fun, fitness, and fundamentals. Your child will become more self confident, learn self control, all while improving your parentchild relationship. They will develop physical problem-solving skills that can transfer to many areas of their lives. We use play-based activities and role-playing to practice Judo/Jujitsu based self-defense techniques. Most martial arts programs rely on striking the attacker with violent punches, kicks, knees, and elbows, but we take a different approach. All the techniques are purely defensive and avoid striking. We look forward to providing you and your child with a memorable learning experience. Instructor: Frank Gerlitz, PhD. 5 Blackbelt Judo, 7 Blackbelt Jujitsu. 7 weeks. ID# 3315. 601 1/26 – 3/16 Saturday FEE: $59 1:05 PM – 2:05 PM Scarlett, Upper Gym Kids Power Karate Color Belt NEW! Grades 1-6. Continuation for students who have achieved a color belt rank in the Kids Power Karate program. You will continue to learn traditional Tang Soo Do techniques and self-defense at a rank appropriate level. Course emphasizes goal setting and personal development in a martial arts setting. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Instructor: Professional Karate Schools of America instructors. 6 weeks. ID# 3312.604 FEE: $35 2/5 - 3/19 7:45 PM - 8:30 PM Tuesday Logan, Gym Sanchin-Ryu Karate for Self-Defense Grades K-8. Children will be trained with proven, age-appropriate techniques that are necessary for kids to protect themselves from attackers using Sanchin-Ryu Karate & Self-Defense and Project: Secure Child (child safety). Class is set in a fun, yet structured environment. Children will achieve great self-confidence and leadership skills through the physical techniques, mental strategies, drills and exercises. Children focus on healthy attitudes rather than perfection! You work at your own pace. Instructor: Sensei Jason Wikaryasz, certified instructor with 3rd Degree Black Belt. 8 weeks. ID# 3319.601 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday FEE: $65 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM Forsythe, Gym Annex Tai Chi: Grasp the Sparrow’s Tail Grades 6-9. The regular practice of Tai Chi improves balance, coordination and concentration. Learning this flowing series of movements opens the door to an understanding of body/mind mechanics. In the process you also learn about setting healthy physical boundaries non-aggressively through Tai Chi’s safe, interactive exercise of Push Hands. Instructor: Wasentha Young, Peaceful Dragon School. 8 weeks. ID# 1825.601 FEE: $119 1/29 – 3/26 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Tuesday Peaceful Dragon School 52 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM R EC Kids Power Karate Junior Judo & Jujitsu &E D FAMIL Y FUN! Instructional Sports Gymnastics Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233 FEE: $79 Boys and Girls, ages 4-Kindergarten and grades 1-5. Gymnastics incorporates strength, flexibility, speed, balance, coordination, discipline and self-esteem into a fun skill building activity. A combination of floor exercises, vaulting, balance beam, uneven bars and wedge mat is practiced. Your child will progress at his/her own rate. Age 4-K and LEVEL 1 (Grades 1-5) skills practiced are appropriate for age and experience level. LEVEL II (Grades 1-5) Prerequisite: Able to demonstrate a Cartwheel. LEVEL III (Grades 1-5) Prerequisite: Able to demonstrate a Back Walkover. Instructors: Tumble Tot Gymnastics staff. 8 weeks. CLASS ID # LEVEL DAY TIME DATE LOCATION 3201.601 3201.602 3201.603 3201.604 3201.605 3201.606 Ages 4-K Level I-II Ages 4-K Level I-II Level I-II Level III Tuesday Tuesday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM 6:35 PM – 7:35 PM 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM 10:50 AM – 11:50 AM 11:50 AM – 12:50 PM 1/22 – 3/26 1/22 – 3/26 1/26 – 3/23 1/26 – 3/23 1/26 – 3/23 1/26 – 3/23 Clague, Upper Gym Clague, Upper Gym Scarlett, Upper Gym Scarlett, Upper Gym Scarlett, Upper Gym Scarlett, Upper Gym Baton Twirling FEE: $55 Girls and Boys, grades K-8. New or experienced twirlers are welcome. Do you want to learn a new way to express your school spirit? Individual and group routines with marching and twirling are taught. Perform for family and friends! You will have the opportunity to participate in an annual recital/awards presentation and parades (not included with the class). If you need a baton, they are measured the first day and the fee is $13-$27 (used batons available). Instructor: Jenney Gordon, owner Jenney Lynn's Baton Twirling Academy. 7 weeks. CLASS ID# LOCATION GR DAY TIME DATE 3430.601 3430.602 3430.603 3430.604 Abbot, Gym Burns Park, Gym Pattengill, Cafe Slauson, Rec Room K-5 K-5 K-8 6-8 Tuesday Thursday Thursday Friday 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM 6:00 PM–7:00 PM 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM 2/5 – 3/26 1/31 – 3/21 1/31 – 3/21 2/1 – 3/22 Cheerleading Grades 2-7. Are you looking for a new sport? Cheerleading is a sport! You will be taught the skills of cheerleading: cheers, dance and crowd participation. You'll work on improving your strength, flexibility, and endurance. Cheerleading emphasizes teamwork and self confidence. At the end of the session, you have the opportunity to participate in a demonstration of cheers, dance and skills you've learned at a University of Michigan Women’s Basketball game! Instructors: University of Michigan Cheerleaders, and the coaches from the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor Pioneer High School. 6 weeks. ID# 3435.601 1/22 – 3/12 Tuesday FEE: $75 6:00 PM –7:00 PM Wolverine All Star Gym Youth Yoga Yoga Flow NEW! Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53149 Kid Yoga FEE: $69 Grades 6-8. Learn to move and breathe through flowing yoga poses that will improve strength, stamina and flexibility. This mind body practice is a form of moving meditation that will help build emotional balance and self-confidence. Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Instructor: J. T. Quon. 8 weeks. ID# 3705.604 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday FEE: $69 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Slauson, Rec Room Grades K-5. Improve your fitness & focus while having fun! This cooperative form of Yoga is held in a stress free environment where kids can explore poses and group activities while building self esteem and teamwork. Mats provided or bring your own. Instructors: Jeri Stroupe (601), J. T. Quon (602, 603). 8 weeks. CLASS ID# LOCATION DAY TIME DATE 3705.601 3705.602 3705.603 AA Open, Aud. Northside, Gym King, MPR Wed. Mon. Thurs. 3:00-4:00PM 3:50-4:50PM 3:50-4:50PM 1/30- 3/27 1/28 -3/25 2/5 - 3/26 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 53 After School Sports! NEW! Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233 Do you want to learn a new sport or improve your skills in the sport you love to play? Then join us after school. All skill levels welcome. New players will catch on to the fundamentals quickly through drills and practice. Lesson plans are adjusted according to each player’s skill level so every child improves! Teamwork and sportsmanship are emphasized. Instructors: One On One Sports Training Staff. Classes meet 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM unless otherwise noted. After School Hoops- Tournament Edition Grades 1-5. Check out the new tournament edition of After School Hoops! If your child loves basketball, and wants to be a better basketball player, then join us for the tournament edition of After School Hoops! Coaches will run them through different practice drills in the proper technique of passing, dribbling, shooting, and defensive skill! Offensive and defensive strategies, teamwork skills, conditioning and agility, plus daily scrimmages to get ready for the final tournament. The session will conclude with a tournament to show off your new skills in front of your friends and parents! All levels welcome: new players will learn fundamentals and skills. Continuing players will increase skills and work on game play. Tournament will be separated by ages and skill level. Coaches: One on One Basketball & Sports Training. 7-8 weeks including a tournament on 3/23 or 3/24. CLASS ID # LOCATION DAY DATE FEE After School Kicks Grades 1-5. Does your child love soccer, and want to be a better player? Coaches will run them through different practice drills in the proper techniques of ball control, ball manipulation, shooting, passing while playing skill games, learning teamwork (sportsmanship), and most importantly having fun! Offensive and defensive strategies, teamwork skills, conditioning and agility, plus daily scrimmages. All levels welcome: New players will learn fundamentals and skills. Continuing players will increase skills and work on game play. Coaches: One on One Sports Training. 6 weeks. CLASS ID # LOCATION DAY DATE FEE 3402.601 3402.602 3402.603 3402.604 3402.605 3402.606 3402.607 3402.608 3402.609 3402.610 3402.611 3402.612 Abbot Angell Bach Burns Park Dicken Haisley Lakewood Lawton Logan Northside Thurston Wines Wednesday Tuesday Monday Tuesday Tuesday Wednesday Monday Friday Friday Tuesday Thursday Wednesday 1/30 – 3/20 2/5 – 3/19 1/28 – 3/18 2/5 – 3/19 2/5 – 3/19 1/30 – 3/20 1/28 – 3/18 2/1 – 3/22 2/1 – 3/22 2/5 – 3/19 1/31 – 3/21 1/30 – 3/20 $85 $75 $75 $75 $75 $85 $75 $85 $85 $75 $75 $85 3401.601 3401.602 3401.603 3401.604 3401.605 3401.606 3401.607 3401.608 3401.609 3401.610 3401.611 3401.612 Abbot Angell Bach Burns Park Dicken Haisley Lakewood Lawton Logan Northside Thurston Wines Monday Friday Tuesday Friday Thursday Tuesday Wednesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Tuesday Monday 1/28 – 3/18 2/1 – 3/15 2/5 – 3/19 2/1 – 3/15 1/31 – 3/14 2/5 – 3/19 1/30 – 3/13 1/30 – 3/13 1/31 – 3/14 2/1 – 3/15 2/5 – 3/19 1/28 – 3/18 $75 $75 $75 $75 $75 $75 $75 $75 $75 $75 $75 $75 Young people with disabilities, TOPSoccer. See page 38. Cheerleading and Baton Twirling for girls and boys is on page 53. ages 5-20, may enroll in 54 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Youth Swim Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53232 Email: email@example.com Due to the popularity of this program and the small class size, classes fill quickly. Please list several alternative time choices on your registration, if possible. Classes are for children 6 months and older. If your child is 7 years or older, please have your child use the same – sex locker room. 6-7 classes. Learn to Swim Levels: Back this session! &E Family Open Swim D FAMIL Y FUN! Children under 3 years old are able to swim for free with a paying adult. Fee per person in the water; each swimmer over 3 years old must enroll. Enjoy time in the warm water (88 – 96 degrees) with your child. You might practice some newly learned skills or just have fun. An adult must accompany each child in water. Please Note: If your child is not 100% toilet – trained, he or she will need to wear a swim diaper. 7 weeks. Location: High Point EC CLASS ID# DAY TIME DATES Please read the swim level descriptions below carefully for correct class placement. Participants must have the required skill to participate in the selected class. Note that we can no longer transfer participants to lower level classes. If you have questions regarding swim levels call 994-2300 ext. 53232. See www.aareced.com/reced.programs/reced.instr_prog/swim for complete descriptions. LEVEL 1- Age: 4-6 Requirement: must be comfortable in water without a parent LEVEL 1.5- Age: 7-10 Requirement: must be comfortable in water without a parent LEVEL 2- Age: 4+ Requirement: must be comfortable with head or face in water and have overcome their fear of water. LEVEL 3- Age: 5+ Requirement: must be able to front and back float independently and take 1-2 strokes by themselves. LEVEL 4- Age: 6+ Requirement: must be able to swim independently half the width of the pool (5yds) while using side breathing. LEVEL 5- Age: 7+ Requirement: must be able to swim independently the full width of the pool with proper front and backstroke technique. LEVEL 6- Age: 7+ Requirement: must be able to swim independently the full width of the pool with proper technique, and be comfortable swimming in the deep end LEVEL 7- Age: 8+ Requirement: must be able to swim half the length of the pool using 3 major strokes, and butterfly width of the pool LEVEL 8- Age: 8+ Requirement: must be able to swim the full length of the pool using 3 major strokes, and butterfly half the length of the pool LEVEL 9 - Age: 9+ Requirement: must be able to swim 2 full lengths (50yds) of 3 major strokes, and 1 full length of butterfly, with good technique, and have endurance to swim continuously for 1 hr 3530.602 Friday 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM 1/25 – 3/15 FEE: $35 per person or $105 for a family of up to four swimmers. Families register using ID# 3530.603 Pre-K Swim FEE: $59 Ages 3-4 years only. Your preschool-age child will focus on blowing bubbles, splashing, and other basic movements through the use of songs and games. His or her enjoyment of the water will greatly increase and your child will be better prepared for our Learn-to-Swim levels. This is an independent experience, designed for young children who are already comfortable in the water without a parent. 7 weeks. Location: High Point Pool CLASS ID# DAY TIME DATES 3501.614 Friday 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM 1/25 – 3/15 Parent/Child Classes R Fee per child. These classes require at least one adult to accompany each child in water. Please note: If your child is not 100% toilet-trained they will need to wear a swim diaper. INFANT/TOT - Parent/child class. Children, from 6 months to 3 years of age, will learn water adjustment, kicking, and getting their face splashed. Parents and children bond with songs and rhymes that help children feel comfortable in the water. 6-7 weeks. PRESCHOOL - Parent/child class for 3-5 yr olds. This class will help children practice basic water adjustment skills, preliminary aquatic skills, and increased independence through the use of games and songs. Children work on skills that will prepare them for participation in instructor-led levels. Emphasis is on building confidence and independence from the parent. 7 weeks. CLASS ID# LEVEL LOCATION DAY TIME DATES FEE 3506.601 Infant/Tot 3501.601 Infant/Tot 3506.604 Preschool Scarlett Scarlett Tappan Saturday Monday Tuesday 10:00 AM – 10:35 AM 6:50 PM – 7:25 PM 5:30 PM – 6:05 PM 1/26 – 3/16 1/28 – 3/11 1/22 – 3/19 $59 $55 $59 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 55 Youth Swim Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53232 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Scarlett – Saturday Lessons 1/26 – 3/16 CLASS ID# Tappan – Tuesday & Thursday Lessons FEE: $59 First Session Second Session 1ST SESSION 7 classes LEVEL TIME 1/22 – 2/14 3/5 – 3/26 LEVEL 7 classes 7 classes TIME FEE: $59 3516.601 3516.602 3526.601 3526.602 3526.603 3536.601 3536.602 3536.603 3546.601 3556.601 3566.601 Level 1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 2 Level 2 Level 3 Level 3 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 11:20 AM – 11:55 AM 12:40 PM – 1:15 PM 10:40 AM – 11:15 AM 12 Noon – 12:35 PM 1:20 PM – 1:55 PM 11:20 AM – 11:55 AM 12:40 PM – 1:15 PM 1:20 PM – 1:55 PM 12 Noon – 12:35 PM 10:40 AM – 11:15 AM 10:00 AM – 10:35 AM 2ND SESSION 3516.605 3526.605 3536.605 3546.605 3576.605 3516.615 3526.615 3536.615 3546.615 3576.615 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 7 6:50 PM – 7:25 PM 6:10 PM – 6:45 PM 6:50 PM – 7:25 PM 6:10 PM – 6:45 PM 5:30 PM – 6:05 PM Competitive Swim 3596.605 FEE: $65 Level 9 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM 3596.615 Scarlett – Wednesday Lessons 1/23 – 3/13 CLASS ID# POOL WATER DEPTHS: Scarlett Pool: 3’6” to 10’ Tappan Pool: 3’ to 10’ 7 classes LEVEL TIME FEE: $59 6:00 PM – 6:35 PM 6:40 PM – 7:15 PM 7:20 PM – 7:55 PM 3515.606 3525.606 3585.606 Level 1 Level 2 Level 8 Scarlett – Monday Lessons 1/28 – 3/11 CLASS ID# 6 classes LEVEL TIME FEE: $55 7:30 PM – 8:05 PM 6:10 PM – 6:45 PM 6:10 PM – 6:45 PM 7:30 PM – 8:05 PM 6:50 PM – 7:25 PM Are you interested in becoming a swim instructor? email email@example.com for more information. 3511.601 3521.601 3531.601 3541.601 3551.601 Level 1.5 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 F or Adult Swim classes, see page 11. F or Scuba classes, see page 10. Youth Water Polo Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233 Water Polo Boys & Girls, grades 5-8. Do you love the water and want to play water polo. Then we’ve got the class for you. You’ll have a great time learning or improving your water polo game through individual skill drills, team fundamentals and scrimmaging. It is recommended that you have competitive swim experience. Beginning to advanced players welcome. Head Coach: Justin Thoresen, Huron Water Polo. 7 weeks. CLASS ID# DAY TIME DATES LOCATION FEE 3597.601 Monday 7:30 PM –8:30 PM 2/4 – 3/25 Huron, Pool $59 56 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Youth Tennis PLAYER LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53243 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Classes include instruction, drills, fun games, agility and team building exercises. Please read the player level descriptions and age levels below carefully for correct class placement. Please bring your own racquet or some will be provided in class. Mighty Mite and Beginner classes incorporate USTA 10 and Under Tennis format featuring smaller court size and special balls, making it easier for kids to pick up a racquet and have fun rallying right away! (www.10andundertennis.com). MIGHTY MITE (Ages 5-7) Enjoy learning fundamental skills in this fun, games and rally-based approach to tennis. “Short” racquets provided by instructors on-court. BEGINNER (Ages 8-10, and 11-15) (Offered in Spring, Summer, Fall) Little or no experience; Develop coordination, agility, and ball striking skills in this age-appropriate, rally-based approach to tennis. BEGINNER II (Ages 8-15) Offered in Summer, Fall) Beginner class or equivalent; will continue to refine strokes and build confidence, agility and rally consistency. ADVANCED BEGINNER (Ages 9-15) Prerequisite: Beginner or equivalent - can rally the ball using both forehand and backhand from mid to backcourt, hit volleys and serve (inconsistently); will review and improve all strokes, learn more about rules by playing interactive live ball games. INTERMEDIATE (Ages 9-15) Prerequisite: Advanced Beginner - can rally from the baseline fairly consistently, feels comfortable at net hitting volleys and overheads, serves fairly consistently from baseline; will work on perfecting all strokes, confidence and consistency, begin match play, and strategy. Instructional Classes (Indoor) at UM Varsity Tennis Center Participants must wear athletic shoes with non-marking soles. 6 classes. CLASS ID# LEVEL DAY TIME DATES FEE 3603.611 Mighty Mite 3601.611 Adv. Beginner 3601.612 Intermediate NEW! Sunday Sunday Sunday 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM 4:00 PM – 5:15 PM 2/10 – 3/17 2/10 – 3/17 $99 $105 $105 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM 2/10 – 3/17 Beginners age 15 and up can attend the morning Adult Beginner classes. See page 12. Enroll Your Kids in Rec&Ed School Age Child Care Fun, Affordable Care that meets the Needs of active kids... and their Parents! 3 Easy Ways to Register Your Family 1. Download forms online at www.aareced.com/reced.childcare 2. Pick up a registration packet at your child’s school office 3. Stop by the Rec&Ed Office at 1515 S. Seventh St, Ann Arbor, MI The quality care you are looking for is available right at your child’s own school. We provide academic, creative, social and physical enrichment activities that enhance the before and after school hours. For information call 734-994-2300. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 57 ! Rec&Ed Youth Team Sports Make sure your family is on the mailing list for the Rec&Ed Youth Team Sports your kids want to play this year! 1. YOUTH #1 NAME _________________________________________________________ ADDRESS________________________________________________________________ CITY_______________________________________ ZIP __________________________ Our teams are well-coached by fair and enthusiastic volunteers who strive to give all of the participants a well-rounded and enjoyable team-building and learning experience. If you would like to be added to our mailing list for any of the following sports for boys and girls, complete this form and mail or fax it to Rec&Ed Youth Sports. If your child participated in a youth sport last season, you are automatically on the mailing list for that sport. PHONE __________________________________________________________________ BIRTHDATE__________________________ GRADE __________ GENDER: M q F q EMAIL ___________________________________________________________________ Check all sports that apply: c Winter Youth Indoor Soccer - Boys & Girls, grades 1-5 c Winter Youth Basketball - Boys & Girls, grades 4-8 c Winter High School Basketball - Boys & Girls, grades 9-12 c Spring Youth Flag Football - Boys & Girls, grades 3-8 c Spring Youth Field Hockey - Boys & Girls, grades 3-8 c Spring Youth Soccer - Boys & Girls, grades K-10 c Summer Kindergarten T-Ball, Boys & Girls, grade K c Summer Baseball - Boys & Girls, grades 1-8 c Summer Softball - Girls, grades 1-8 c Summer High School Volleyball - Girls, grades 9-12 c Fall Youth Volleyball - Boys & Girls, grades 4-9 c Fall Youth Field Hockey - Boys & Girls, grades 3-6 c Fall Youth Lacrosse - Boys & Girls, grades 3-8 c Fall Youth Soccer - Boys & Girls, grades K-10 c Fall Youth Basketball - Boys & Girls, grades 2-4 2. YOUTH #2 NAME _________________________________________________________ ADDRESS________________________________________________________________ CITY_______________________________________ ZIP __________________________ PHONE __________________________________________________________________ BIRTHDATE__________________________ GRADE __________ GENDER: M q F q EMAIL ___________________________________________________________________ 3. 4. YOUTH #3 NAME _________________________________________________________ ADDRESS________________________________________________________________ CITY_______________________________________ ZIP __________________________ PHONE __________________________________________________________________ BIRTHDATE__________________________ GRADE __________ GENDER: M q F q EMAIL ___________________________________________________________________ YOUTH #4 NAME _________________________________________________________ ADDRESS________________________________________________________________ CITY_______________________________________ ZIP __________________________ PHONE __________________________________________________________________ BIRTHDATE__________________________ GRADE __________ GENDER: M q F q MAIL TO: Rec&Ed Youth Sports 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103 FAX TO: 734-994-1454 (8:00 AM â€“ 4:30 PM only) Download Youth Team Sports Registration Forms at www.aareced.com/reced.home/reced.youthsports/download_forms 58 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 EMAIL ___________________________________________________________________ REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM 4 Easy Ways to Register for Winter Classes! 1 ONLINE Starting NOW at www.aareced.com with your Mastercard, VISA or American Express. First Time Registrant? Set up your account and registration is easy! 2 BY MAIL Processing begins Monday, January 7 Mail your form and payment to: Rec&Ed 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103. 3 BY PHONE Starting Monday, January 7 call 734-994-2300, ext. 53275, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, to register and pay by credit card. Scholarship discounts cannot be accepted by phone. Due to the call volume, you may need to leave a message. 4 IN PERSON Bring your form to the Rec&Ed office starting Monday, January 7 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday or use the 24 hour Lobby Drop Box. The light will come on when you open the door. * Mail-in, Drop-off registration forms will be randomly processed in daily batches beginning January 7. Rec&Ed Policies and Information Refund/Credit Policy Scholarship Program Youâ€™re entitled to a full refund as a credit on your Rec&Ed account if you submit your cancellation request at least three days prior to the start of the first day of the class or activity by email to email@example.com, by dropping off your request at our office or by mail to Rec&Ed Refund Request, 1515Â S. 7th St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Program offerings cancelled by Rec&Ed will be fully refunded via credit card or check, based on your original payment method. See the complete refund policy at www.aareced. com/reced.home/reced.catalog/refund_policies. Fee waivers (scholarships) are available to permanent residents of the Ann Arbor Public School District. Scholarship application and detailed information is available at the Rec&Ed office, online at www.aareced.com/reced.home/scholarships or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Senior Adult Discounts Wait List Policy Residents of the Ann Arbor Public School District age 65 and older are eligible for a 50% discount on one class per term. The discount does not apply to co-sponsored classes, material and supply charges, field trips or tickets to performances. Participants who register after a class has reached its maximum enrollment will be placed on a wait list and will be contacted when an opening is available. Please do not attend the class for which you are wait-listed until you are notified by our office. Americans with Disabilities Act Weather & Facility Cancellation Hotlines Access to programs and facilities is intended to be non-discriminatory. Please call at least four weeks in advance if you are requesting a special accommodation. For more information call 734-994-2300, ext. 53219. Rec&Ed youth programs will be cancelled when the Civil Preparedness office issues a severe weather or tornado warning. When a school is closed due to power loss or other facility problems, the Rec&Ed activities in that school are cancelled. Check our website at www.aareced.com or call 734-994-2300 followed by the extension below. Department-wide Swim Team Sports Tennis Fitness ext. 53114 ext. 53116 ext. 53115 ext. 53117 ext. 53132 Allergies Rec&Ed staff follow the Ann Arbor Schools' No Nut Snack and Nutrition policy. If you receive a message or see a sign indicating that a building, or area in a building is nut or dairy-free, please be respectful of that rule. If your child has any allergies or medical conditions of which we should be aware, please indicate at registration. If your child has an allergy action plan, please let us know at least 4 weeks in advance of your child's participation in the camp or class. For more information call 734-994-2300 ext. 53219. Detailed Course Descriptions and More Information Additional information, descriptions, directions and no class dates can be found at www.aareced.com. Select Online Registration. Winter Registration Forms are on pages 60 & 61. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 59 C E R ED & CLASS/CAMP ID# WINTER 2013 REGISTRATION FORM PLEASE PRINT AND FILL OUT COMPLETELY. USE SEPARATE FORM FOR EACH PAYOR Residency: Is your primary residence within the Ann Arbor Public School District? Yes q No q Do you have a current Rec&Ed scholarship? Yes q No q Pending q ID#________________ Change in address or phone for registrant since last registration? Yes q No q Change in address or phone for payor since last registration? Yes q No q Office Use ______ of _______ Batch # _________ Trans # _________ CLASS CLASS & & CAMP CAMP SELECTIONS SELECTIONS CLASS/CAMP TITLE FEE #2 #1 PARTICIPANT PARTICIPANT INFORMATION INFORMATION Office Use FIRST NAME _______________________________________________ LAST NAME ________________________________________________ ADDRESS_______________________________CITY ________________ # _____________ ST ______ ZIP ______________ PHONE __________________________ BIRTHDATE_______________ GENDER: M q F q GRADE ___________ SCHOOL CHILD WILL ATTEND IN FALL 2013 ______________________________ Total $__________ Disc. ___________ q CK q CA q CC q CR REQUIRED INFORMATION: FOR YOUTH ENROLLING IN CLASS OR CAMP EMERGENCY CONTACT NAME _________________________________________________________________ PHONE: (__________) __________________________________ DOES YOUR CHILD HAVE ANY ALLERGIES OR MEDICAL CONDITIONS? q NO q YES (EXPLAIN) _____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ DATE ___________________________ SIGNATURE ______________________________________________ CLASS & CAMP SELECTIONS CLASS/CAMP ID# CLASS/CAMP TITLE FEE #2 PARTICIPANT INFORMATION Office Use FIRST NAME _______________________________________________ LAST NAME ________________________________________________ ADDRESS_______________________________CITY ________________ ST ______ ZIP ______________ PHONE __________________________ BIRTHDATE_______________ GENDER: M q F q GRADE ___________ SCHOOL CHILD WILL ATTEND IN FALL 2013 ______________________________ REQUIRED INFORMATION: FOR YOUTH ENROLLING IN CLASS OR CAMP q CK q CA q CC q CR # _____________ Total $__________ Disc. ___________ EMERGENCY CONTACT NAME _________________________________________________________________ PHONE: (__________) __________________________________ DOES YOUR CHILD HAVE ANY ALLERGIES OR MEDICAL CONDITIONS? q NO q YES (EXPLAIN) _____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ DATE ___________________________ SIGNATURE ______________________________________________ Payor Name FIRST NAME _____________________________________ LAST NAME____________________________________________________ ADDRESS _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ STREET CITY ST ZIP 1 2 (Person paying for classes(es) activities Make check payable to: AAPS (ANN ARBOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS) Do not send cash. Include payment: Credit from Rec&Ed account: $ ___________________ q $1 donation to the Rec&Ed Scholarship Fund HOME PHONE (_______) ________________________________ WORK PHONE (_________)__________________________________ EMAIL ____________________________________________________________ BIRTHDATE________________ GENDER: M q F q PAYMENT METHOD: q CHECK q CREDIT CARD q SCHOLARSHIP # __________________ q CREDIT ON Rec&Ed ACCOUNT Credit cards Please complete entire section Name _________________________________________________________________________________________ Print your name exactly as it appears on the credit card q VISA q Mastercard q AM EXPRESS Total Fee (Required) $ ________________________________________ Amount Paid: $_______________ Sorry we cannot accept debit cards at this time Card # _____________________________________________ Exp. Date _____________ CVV# ________________ 3-DIGIT SECURITY CODE 3 SIGNATURE (REQUIRED) __________________________________________________________________________ I agree to pay above total amount according to the card issuers agreement and the Rec&Ed Refund/Credit policy as listed in this catalog. Mail entire form to: Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103 60 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM C E R ED & CLASS/CAMP ID# WINTER 2013 REGISTRATION FORM PLEASE PRINT AND FILL OUT COMPLETELY. USE SEPARATE FORM FOR EACH PAYOR Residency: Is your primary residence within the Ann Arbor Public School District? Yes q No q Do you have a current Rec&Ed scholarship? Yes q No q Pending q ID#________________ Change in address or phone for registrant since last registration? Yes q No q Change in address or phone for payor since last registration? Yes q No q Office Use ______ of _______ Batch # _________ Trans # _________ CLASS CLASS & & CAMP CAMP SELECTIONS SELECTIONS CLASS/CAMP TITLE FEE #2 #1 PARTICIPANT PARTICIPANT INFORMATION INFORMATION Office Use FIRST NAME _______________________________________________ LAST NAME ________________________________________________ ADDRESS_______________________________CITY ________________ # _____________ ST ______ ZIP ______________ PHONE __________________________ BIRTHDATE_______________ GENDER: M q F q GRADE ___________ SCHOOL CHILD WILL ATTEND IN FALL 2013 ______________________________ Total $__________ Disc. ___________ q CK q CA q CC q CR REQUIRED INFORMATION: FOR YOUTH ENROLLING IN CLASS OR CAMP EMERGENCY CONTACT NAME _________________________________________________________________ PHONE: (__________) __________________________________ DOES YOUR CHILD HAVE ANY ALLERGIES OR MEDICAL CONDITIONS? q NO q YES (EXPLAIN) _____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ DATE ___________________________ SIGNATURE ______________________________________________ CLASS & CAMP SELECTIONS CLASS/CAMP ID# CLASS/CAMP TITLE FEE #2 PARTICIPANT INFORMATION Office Use FIRST NAME _______________________________________________ LAST NAME ________________________________________________ ADDRESS_______________________________CITY ________________ ST ______ ZIP ______________ PHONE __________________________ BIRTHDATE_______________ GENDER: M q F q GRADE ___________ SCHOOL CHILD WILL ATTEND IN FALL 2013 ______________________________ REQUIRED INFORMATION: FOR YOUTH ENROLLING IN CLASS OR CAMP q CK q CA q CC q CR # _____________ Total $__________ Disc. ___________ EMERGENCY CONTACT NAME _________________________________________________________________ PHONE: (__________) __________________________________ DOES YOUR CHILD HAVE ANY ALLERGIES OR MEDICAL CONDITIONS? q NO q YES (EXPLAIN) _____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ DATE ___________________________ SIGNATURE ______________________________________________ FIRST NAME _____________________________________ LAST NAME____________________________________________________ ADDRESS _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ HOME PHONE (_______) ________________________________ WORK PHONE (_________)__________________________________ EMAIL ____________________________________________________________ BIRTHDATE________________ GENDER: M q F q STREET CITY ST ZIP Payor Name 1 2 (Person paying for classes(es) activities Make check payable to: AAPS (ANN ARBOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS) Do not send cash. Include payment: Credit from Rec&Ed account: $ ___________________ q $1 donation to the Rec&Ed Scholarship Fund PAYMENT METHOD: q CHECK q CREDIT CARD q SCHOLARSHIP # __________________ q CREDIT ON Rec&Ed ACCOUNT Credit cards Please complete entire section Name _________________________________________________________________________________________ Print your name exactly as it appears on the credit card q VISA q Mastercard q AM EXPRESS Total Fee (Required) $ ________________________________________ Amount Paid: $_______________ Sorry we cannot accept debit cards at this time Card # _____________________________________________ Exp. Date _____________ CVV# ________________ 3-DIGIT SECURITY CODE 3 SIGNATURE (REQUIRED) __________________________________________________________________________ I agree to pay above total amount according to the card issuers agreement and the Rec&Ed Refund/Credit policy as listed in this catalog. Mail entire form to: Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 61 Rec&Ed Class Map Key Rec&Ed Locations Rec&Ed Office/Conference Room, Classrooms and Lounge 1515 S. Seventh, E Wing, Pioneer (E-7) Enter at Pioneer High Drive off 7th Street Ann Arbor Preschool & Family Center (G-9) 2775 Boardwalk CAB- Eberbach Cultural Arts Building (G-7) 1220 S. Forest St, at corner of Wells Street High Point 1735 S. Wagner Road (A-7) WISD-Washtenaw Intermediate School District (A-8) 1819 S. Wagner Road Other Rec&Ed Class Sites A. Allmendinger Park....................................................................... (E-7) Pauline Street, between S. Seventh and Main B. Ann Arbor Senior Center.............................................................(I-7) 1220 Baldwin Avenue C. BalancePoint Fitness ...............................................................(D-11) 3770 Plaza Drive, Suite 1 D. Bethlehem United Methodist Church................................ (G-6) 423 S. Fourth Avenue E. Bodies in Balance .........................................................................(G-5) 211 E. Ann Street F. The Chippewa Club .................................................................... (O-9) 2525 Golfside Road H. Colonial Lanes Bowling ...........................................................(H-8) 1950 S. Industrial Highway I. Idelle’s Studio ................................................................................(J-8) 2370 E. Stadium Boulevard, #730 K. Dorian’s Studio............................................................................(D-10) M. Maker Works............................................................................. ( D-11) 3765 Plaza Drive N. Michigan Theater......................................................................... (G-6) 605 East Liberty Street O. Peaceful Dragon School ..........................................................(C-7) 1945 Pauline, Suite B P. PKSA Dojang ...............................................................................(D-11) 3770 Plaza Drive, Suite 2 Q. Sun Moon Yoga Studio.............................................................. (F-5) 404 W. Huron R. UM Varsity Tennis Center .........................................................(G-9) 2250 S. State Street S. Wolverine All Star Gym.......................................................... (N-12) 3460 Ellsworth Road T. Whole Food Market .................................................................... (K-8) 3135 Washtenaw Avenue U. Wright Studio ............................................................................... (G-4) 1342 N. Main Street, #9 V. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory .................................. (G-6) 521 E. Liberty Street OTHER LOCATIONS Baron Glassworks, 838 Railroad Street, Ypsilanti Elementary Schools Abbot 2670 Sequoia Parkway Allen 2560 Towner Boulevard Angell 1608 S. University Bach 600 W. Jefferson Bryant 2150 Santa Rosa Drive Burns Park 1414 Wells Street Carpenter 4250 Central Boulevard Dicken 2135 Runnymede Eberwhite 800 Soule Haisley 825 Duncan King 3800 Waldenwood Drive Lakewood 344 Gralake Lawton 2250 S. Seventh Logan 2685 Traver Ann Arbor Open @ Mack 920 Miller Mitchell 3550 Pittsview Northside 912 Barton Drive Pattengill 2100 Crestland Drive Pittsfield 2543 Pittsfield Boulevard Thurston 2300 Prairie Wines 1701 Newport Road (B-4) (I-9) (H-6) (F-5) (I-10) (H-7) (N-9) (C-7) (E-6) (C-4) (M-5) (B-5) (D-8) (J-2) (F-4) (K-10) (H-3) (I-8) (L-9) (K-2) (E-3) Middle Schools Clague Forsythe Scarlett Slauson Tappan 2616 Nixon Road 1655 Newport Road 3300 Lorraine 1019 W. Washington 2251 E. Stadium Boulevard (K-2) (E-3) (K-10) (D-5) (I-7) High Schools Community Huron Pioneer Roberto Clemente Skyline A2 Tech@Stone School 401 N. Division (F-5) 2727 Fuller Road (K-5) 601 W. Stadium Boulevard (E-7) 4377 Textile Road (N-12) 2552 N. Maple Road (B-3) 2800 Stone School Road (I-9) 62 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed Class Locations A B C D E F G 23 H I J K L M-14 M N O 1 USPONTIAC TRAIL NIXON MAPLE ROAD 2 PLYM OUT H US-23 LOGAN VER TRA NEWPORT CLAGUE THURSTON M- 14 MI LL ER SKYLINE BAR TON NORTH SIDE OU TH 3 MAIN M 4 -1 J AC WAGNER KSO N MACK Q E V N D BACH MAIN GRE I-94 TER HAISLEY ON HUR DEX MAI BROADWAY DEN DIXBO ABBOT R EN RO MI LLE WINES FORSYTHE PARK W AY U YM PL 4 US 3 -2 COMMUNITY HURON FU LL 5 KING ER LAKE WOOD LIBERT Y SLAUSON LIBER T Y HURON GEDDES ANGELL CAB B BURNS PARK TAPPAN STATE 6 EBERWHITE O PAULINE AS W HT A SEVENTH HU R N P KY RO N HIGH POINT WISD SCIO CHURCH RIVER 7 D R. HOGBACK H BOARDWALK DU R MAPLE ROAD ST. PATTENGILL RD M E D FO I -9 S. I N LAWTON 4 RD . ALLEN WASH T ENAW GOLFSIDE HU T RO DICKEN STA EN AW DIU M PIONEER E. STADIUM I 8 WAGNER E A2TECH PLATT PACKARD C PA KA RD PITTSFIELD 9 CARPENTER IN -S EISENHOWER AL PLAZA DR. N STATE CIR. STONE SCHOOL AR I-94 K M AN CHAMPAGNE SCARLETT C P BRYANT ELLSWORTH CARPENTER BO MITCHELL 10 R US-23 AIRPORT BLVD 11 I-94 S CLEMENTE STADIUM 12 S. SEVENTH PIONEER HS S. MAIN N REC&ED OFFICE ENTRANCE PARKING PIONEER HIGH DR. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 63 ANN ARBOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS Community Education and Recreation 1515 S. Seventh St • Ann Arbor, MI 48103 Where Community Comes Together! ECRWSS Residential Postal Customer NON-PROFIT ORG. US POSTAGE PAID PERMIT NO. 133 ANN ARBOR, MI U M S FA MI LY PROG R AM S A R E S P ON S OR ED BY 64 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM