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FALL

BROCHURE 2017

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CONTENT DROP-IN HOURS

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HOLD AN EVENT

4-5

SPECIALTY FITNESS

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PRESCHOOL

6-7

YOUTH

8 - 10

ADULT

12 - 13

ACTIVE ADULT

14

ALL AGES

15 - 16

ENGINEERING FOR KIDS

16

RACES

17

AQUATICS

18 - 19

CHILDCARE

21

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

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IMPORTANT DATES

FALL 1 SESSION: SEPTEMBER 3-OCTOBER 21, 2017 FALL 2 SESSION: OCTOBER 22-DECEMBER 16, 2017 REGISTRATION BEGINS: MONDAY, AUGUST 7

MEMBER DISCOUNT ENDS: Saturday August 19 FALL 1 $10 LATE FEE BEGINS: Sunday, August 20 FALL 2 $10 LATE FEE BEGINS: Sunday, October 8 CLOSED Labor Day and Thanksgiving

REGISTER TODAY! A $10 late fee will be assessed

to any activity registered within two weeks of session start date. - Fall 1 Session late fee begins August 20 - Fall 2 Session late fee begins October 8

BUILDING HOURS LABOR DAY – MEMORIAL DAY

MONDAY - FRIDAY 5:00 AM - 9:30 PM SATURDAY 7:45 AM - 9:00 PM SUNDAY 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM CLOSED: Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day & Easter,

OPEN SPECIAL HOURS: Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve 2

GREATER MIDLAND.ORG


MEMBERSHIP

FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERSHIP

YOUTH

AUTO DRAFT

12 MONTH

JOINING FEE SINGLE PREMIER

$39 $21/MONTH $30/MONTH

$291 $399

Includes everything under the Single Premier membership plus free Kid’s Corner at the Community Center & North-End Fitness Center, North Family Center, Coleman Family Center. Activities include Swimming, Wellness Center, Courts, court reservations, Climbing Wall, and core land & water fitness classes.

ADULT

AUTO DRAFT

12 MONTH

SINGLE PREMIER MEMBERSHIP

JOINING FEE

$69

SINGLE

$33/MONTH

$465

PREMIER

$52/MONTH

$693

FAMILY

AUTO DRAFT

12 MONTH

JOINING FEE SINGLE PREMIER

$99 $60/MONTH $90/MONTH

$819 $1179

CONTACTS

MEMBERSHIP CALLY TAYLOR 989.832.7937 EXT. 2250 CTaylor@greatermidland.org

CHILDCARE / PRESCHOOL

ANDREA SECREASE 989.832.7937 EXT. 2237 ASecrease@greatermidland.org

SR. PROGRAM DIRECTOR

BETH GAERTNER 989.832.7937 EXT. 2280 BGaertner@greatermidland.org

Includes memberships to the following Greater Midland facilities: Community Center, Tennis Center, North-End Fitness Center, North Family Center, Coleman Family Center. Activities include Swimming, Wellness Center, Courts, court reservations, Climbing Wall and core land & water fitness classes.

SINGLE ACTIVITY MEMBERSHIPS Memberships are available for swimming pools, the wellness center, or courts (including gyms, racquetball, table tennis & pickelball). See page 4 for drop-in schedule. * The Greater Midland Community Center provides sliding scale assistance for those in need. Please inquire at the Welcome Center for more information: 989-832-7937 ext 4413 or visit greatermidland.org

POLICIES WRISTBAND POLICY

Wristbands and/or activity passes may be required for participation in programs at the Community Center.

LOCKER RENTAL

$80 per year - members • $110 per year - non-members

TOWEL RENTAL

Towels may be rented for $1.00 each. One towel per person is included in Premier memberships.

ATHLETICS JENNY ROAN 989.832.7937 EXT. 2261 JRoan@greatermidland.org

ATHLETICS & SUMMER CAMPS SHANE FORFAR 989.832.7937 EXT. 2204 SForfar@greatermidland.org

AQUATICS ESTEBAN RIVERA: 989.832.7937 EXT. 2281 ERivera@greatermidland.org

DANCE, GYMNASTICS & CHEER LEADING ARTS BETH GAERTNER 989.832.7937 EXT. 2280 BGaertner@greatermidland.org

CLIMBING WALL BETH GAERTNER 989.832.7937 X2280 BGaertner@greatermidland.org

ACTIVE ADULTS AMANDA EWALD 989.832.7937 EXT. 2270 AEwald@greatermidland.org

MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNT

SYMBOL = MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNT INCLUDED EXAMPLE: PEE WEE COMBO • 3 - 5 YRS

This loosely structured combination class explores the basics of ballet, jazz, and hip hop! 30 minute class. Membership discount is $10 off the cost of select Youth & Preschool programs.

LAND & WATER FITNESS CLASS PASS

ADULT PASSES Annual $335 • Session $90 • Drop in $8 50+ PASSES Annual $320 • Session $85 • Drop in $7

WELLNESS MIKE SCHAFER 989.832.7937 EXT. 2251 MSchafer@greatermidland.org

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DROP IN HOURS SWIM HOURS : SEPTEMBER 5 – DECEMBER 31, 2017 OASIS POOL OPEN SWIM

Mon/Tue/Wed Thu Thu ($3 Nights) Fri Sat Sun

EAST POOL

50+ EXCLUSIVE SWIM

11:00am – 4:15pm 11:00am – 5:00pm 5:00pm – 8:00pm 11:00am – 7:00pm 12:30pm – 8:00pm 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Mon/Wed/Fri Tue/Thu

M/W/F Tue/Thu Mon-Thu Mon-Thu Fri Sat Sat Sun

10:00 – 11:00am*

* Paying adult must accompany preschool child into water. $10 for both adult and first child, only $3 for each additional child. No more than 3 children per adult.

POOL MAINTENANCE ANNOUNCEMENT: • OASIS POOL WILL BE CLOSED August 27-September 4

• To swim alone children must be 7 years old; otherwise a parent must be IN THE WATER and within arm reach of the child at all times.

LENGTH SWIM ADULT ONLY SWIM TIMES

7:00 – 8:00am 7:00 – 9:00am

PRESCHOOL SWIM Tue/Thu

PLEASE NOTE: 5:30am-9:00am 5:30am-8:00am 11:00am-4:30pm 7:30pm-9:00pm 11:00am-6:30pm 9:00-12:00pm (2 Lanes ONLY) 12:00pm-3:00pm 12:00pm-3:00pm

• EAST POOL LENGTH SWIM:

• Swimmers must be 15 years old to be alone in the hot tub.

Because these times are scheduled for length swim not personal instruction, please follow length swim etiquette, including, but not limited to: staying to the proper side of the swim lane, swimming not playing, coaching or walking in the lane, adjusting lanes for appropriate speed. Lifeguards will assist with any guidance needed.

• Children must be able to swim 15 yards to use the slide alone; if not, they must wear a lifejacket (provided by Community Center) and ride down with an adult, 18 years or older.

FALL/WINTER GYM HOURS* • SEPTEMBER 5 – MAY 27, 2018 DROP-IN BASKETBALL* Adult Only Youth Adult & Youth

Mon-Fri Mon-Fri Fri Sat Sun

5:30am – 8:00am; 11:00am – 1:00pm; 5:00pm – 7:00pm 3:00pm – 4:30pm 6:30pm - 9:00pm 4:00pm - 6:00pm 11:00am - 1:30pm or 3:30pm (varies)

DROP-IN VOLLEYBALL*

DROP-IN PICKLEBALL*

DROP-IN TABLE TENNIS*

DROP-IN BADMINTON*

Adult

Fri/Sat Sun

Mon/Wed/Fri

5:00pm - 9:00pm 11:00am - 1:30pm or 3:30pm (varies)

11:00am - 2:00pm

Tue/Thu: 9:00am-11:30am Fri: 10:00am-12:00pm Sun: 2:00pm-5:00pm Sun

11:00am - 2:00pm

NOTE: Facility availability will vary due to leagues, tournaments or other programming. Consult weekly schedule for specific hours by calling the Welcome Center at x 0.

GYMNASTICS/JUNGLE GYM/CLIMBING WALL* • SEPTEMBER 6 – DECEMBER 30, 2017 JUNGLE GYM • 6 & UNDER WITH PARENT Mon/Wed/Fri Fri/Sat

10:30am-12:30pm 4:30pm-6:30pm

$5/child $5/child

DROP IN OPEN CLIMBING WALL Mon/Wed/Fri 6:00pm - 9:00pm Sat/Sun 1:00pm - 4:00pm

FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak Trampoline, and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child. Parent Participation required. Waiver must be on file. Play groups are welcome!

GYMNASTICS • AGES 7 & UP Fri/Sat

6:30pm-8:30pm

$5/child

FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • This is a drop in program for children ages 7 and up.

Day, Session, and Annual passes available. Climbers are responsible for their own belayers. Groups larger than six must make a reservation for their party. Other restrictions apply and a waiver is required before participating. For additional information please contact Beth Gaertner, BGaertner@greatermidland.org or x2280.

The children are allowed to utilize all of the gymnastics equipment. An instructor is present for help. Parents are not required to stay, but must sign their child in and sign a waiver.

NOTE: Facility availability will vary due to leagues, tournaments or other programming. Consult weekly schedule for specific hours by calling the Welcome Center at x 0.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES HAVE YOUR BIRTHDAY PARTY AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER! PARTIES INCLUDE: Swimming, Spa, Gymnastics, Climbing, Baking, Art, Cooking, Princess Party, Nerf Party, and Bounce House. STANDARD PACKAGE: Includes one hour in the party room and one hour in activity; PARTY PLUS: Includes one hour in the party room and two, one-hour activities; ULTIMATE PARTY: One hour in the party room and two hours of activity with a personal party host. We provide cake, ice cream, all decorations and a special gift bag for every paid guest; Please contact Georgia Pelli: 989.832.7937 x2266 or GPelli@greatermidland.org.

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SPECIALTY FITNESS PERSONAL TRAINING Your path to personalized wellness starts with our Wellness Coordinator. We meet with you, assess your needs and match you with the right program and trainer. There is no charge and assessments are available to members and non-members. Personal training at Greater Midland is just that — personal. For additional information, please contact Steve Harrington, 989.832.7937 x2253 or SHarrington@greatermidland.org

GREATER SPORTS PERFORMANCE Our mission is to tip the scales of sport in your favor. Using proven methods and the right motivation, our trainers will safely push you past your limits increasing your skills and confidence. Set up your free athlete performance test today! For more information, please contact Sean Leahy, 989.832.7937 x2228 or SLeahy@greatermidland.org

WELLNESS CENTER Our Wellness Center provides different avenues to meet all fitness goals. Life Fitness and Free Motion weight circuits, 10 different varieties of cardiovascular equipment and a state of the art weight room area for your use. We also offer group fitness classes, specialty fitness and massage.

WELLNESS ADVOCATE PROGRAM Looking to become more active but not sure where or how to begin? Our Wellness Advocate Program is designed to help you make a step change in your overall health and wellbeing. We will assign a Wellness Coach to help you understand where to begin and how to progress to a level that will improve many issues associated with inactivity while overcoming apprehension associated with progressing to an improved you. To make this even better, if your healthcare provider will refer you based on health need this program is of no cost to you. Learn more about this program! Set up an appointment with Julie Dunsmore, Wellness Coordinator, 989-832-7937 x2226, JDunsmore@greatermidland.org

MASSAGE All for you, Massage Therapy can alleviate lower back pain, ease muscle tension, relax overused muscles, create relaxation, minimize anxiety and help lessen depression. Options such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release therapy available. Massage: $60/hour Thera-Rub Massage: $15 for 15 minutes Call Peggy Smith at 989-832-7937 x4443, or Lisa Phillips at 989-205-8395 to schedule your session with one of our Licensed Massage Therapists!

GYM, FITNESS & ACTIVITY RENTALS The Midland Community Center has three full-size gyms to rent by groups and organizations. Special rates are available for Midland Community Center team practices/scrimmages. For specific information contact Jenny Roan: 989.832.7937 x2261 or jroan@greatermidland.org.

FACILITY RENTALS Room rentals are available all year for any size group up to 210 people. Rooms can be reserved for special events, weddings, class, church or business groups. Please contact Kari Wedge: 989-832-7937 x2212 or kwedge@greatermidland.org.

MARTIAL ARTS ITF TAE KWON DO – YOUTH AND ADULT Come join internationally-certified instructors, Master Terry Batch, 8th degree black belt, and Chief Instructor Emily Batch, 5th degree black belt. Emphasis is on self-discipline and control offering students the opportunity to discover their own potential. Class includes patterns, sparring, board breaking, bag work and more. New students are accepted the first week of each month. NOTE: Students are welcome to train in any class of their rank or lower. Late fees are applied after the 7th of each month on outstanding balances.

FALL 1: 10410 September 10411 October FALL 2: 60410 November 60411 December BEGINNER CLASS: 10th - 7th gup techniques practiced INTERMEDIATE CLASS: 6th - 3rd gup techniques practiced ADVANCED CLASS: 2nd gup - Black Belt techniques practiced STUDENT MAY REGISTER FOR 1, 2, OR 3 DAYS PER WEEK Section A, 1 time/week at $40 per month (1 - 3 hrs of training weekly) Section B, 2 times/week at $76 per month (2 - 6 hrs of training weekly) Section C, 3 times/week at $108 per month (3 - 9 hrs of training weekly)

TRAINING HOURS:

THURSDAY EVENING, ALL YEAR: 6:00 - 7:00pm Intermediate 7:00 - 8:00pm Beginner 8:00 - 9:00pm Advanced

TUESDAY EVENING, ALL YEAR: 6:00 - 7:00pm Beginner 7:00 - 8:00pm Intermediate 8:00 - 9:00pm Advanced

SATURDAY MORNING, OFFERED DURING SCHOOL YEAR LABOR DAY THROUGH MEMORIAL DAY; NO SATURDAY MORNING SESSIONS IN AUGUST 9:00 - 10:00am Beginner 10:00 - 11:00am Intermediate

CONTACT: Master Terry Batch

terry@taekwondobatch.com 989.430.9143 www.teakwondobatch.com

CLIMBING WALL RENTALS The Climbing Wall has a capacity of 18 and is available for private reservations and group activities. For more information and special rates, please contact: Beth Gaertner, BGaertner@greatermidland.org or x2280.

CURLING CENTER RENTALS Group rentals are available for special events. Clubs, schools, churches, businesses and other organizations can try this fun sport. Contact Kari Wedge at 832-7937 x2212 or KWedge@GreaterMidland.org for more information.

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PRESCHOOL PRESCHOOL AQUATICS STRUCTURED LESSONS All aquatic instructional programs are offered under the standards of the American Red Cross program. Standardized skills and progress reports will be used in all classes to reflect each student’s abilities.

PARENT - CHILD CLASSES We offer several different parent-child programs to meet a variety of needs. These classes are designed to teach the adult skills and attitudes to help their child feel safe in the water, acquire necessary swimming skills, enjoy time together, and have fun.

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR FIRST CLASS: 1. No make-ups will be given for any missed classes. Swim class fees do not include admittance to any open swim times. 2. During swim classes, parents will be asked to watch from the observation rooms overlooking the pools rather than on the deck. Please talk with your child about this so they know what to expect.

LITTLE ONES WATER ADJUSTMENT • 6 MO-2.5 YRS Parents/guardians/caregivers (one adult in the water per child) will be taught methods to help their child with basic water adjustment skills, swimming techniques, confidence and independence in the water. Interaction, bonding, water safety and fun will also be a focus of this class.

FALL 1

9/6 - 10/18 9/9 - 10/21 9/11 - 10/16

FALL 2

10/23 - 12/11 10/25 - 12/13 10/28 - 12/16

11100-D 11100-H 11100-A

W Sa M

5:45 - 6:15pm 10 - 10:30am 5:45 - 6:15pm

$70 $70 $60

11100-J 11100-M 11100-R

M W Sa

5:45 - 6:15pm 5:45 - 6:15pm 10 - 10:30am

$80 $80 $70

3. Bring hair ties or clips for hair that will hang in the face when wet. 4. Please remove street shoes before entering pool area. 5. Please be sure the student uses the bathroom before class, especially younger students that may need help.

TWO PEAS IN A POD • 2.5 YRS & UP This class is designed for families that want to continue a hands-on approach to their child’s swimming skills. Parents/guardians/ caregivers (one adult in the water per child) will be taught methods to help their child with basic water adjustment skills, swimming techniques, confidence and independence in the water. Class goals include water safety as well lots of fun. This is the perfect class for children with special needs or those who may need a little more personal attention to help their learning process

FALL 1

9/6 - 10/18 9/9 - 10/21 9/11 - 10/16

FALL 2

10/23 - 12/11 10/25 - 12/13 10/28 - 12/16

11200-C 11200-D 11200-B

W Sa M

6:15 - 6:45pm 9:30 - 10am 6:15 - 6:45pm

$70 $70 $60

11200-F 11200-G 11200-H

M W Sa

6:15 - 6:45pm 6:15 - 6:45pm 9:30 - 10am

$80 $80 $70

GYMNASTICS TUMBLE TOTS • 1-3 YRS A structured class that builds on the basic motor skills learned in Baby Steps. Parent and child will learn basic skills such as rolls, balancing on the beam, etc. while focusing on a weekly goal, like turning turns or listening. Parent participation required. 30 minute class. THERE WILL BE NO CLASS ON LABOR DAY***6 WEEK CLASS

FALL 1

9/9 - 10/21 9/11 - 10/16

FALL 2

10/23 - 12/11 10/28 - 12/16

PRESCHOOL CLIMBING LITTLE MONKEYS • 4-6 YRS As an introduction to climbing, this class focuses on traversing the wall without ropes, staying within a few feet of the ground. Lesson practice, games, and activities are planned in progression while allowing fun to rule the class.

FALL 1

9/9 - 10/21 17700-A 10/28 - 12/16 17700-B

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Sa Sa

GREATER MIDLAND.ORG

12:15 - 1pm 12:15 - 1pm

$43 $43

17045-B 17045-A

Sa M

9:30 - 10am 10 - 10:30am

$51 $44

17045-C 17045-D

M Sa

10 - 10:30am 9:30 - 10am

$57 $51

HOPPERS • 2-3.5 YRS This class will teach basic skills such as jumps and rolls while learning basic skills on the balance beam and low bar. Each week incorporates a fun activity such as parachutes or hula hoops! Parent participation required.

FALL 1

9/6 - 10/18 9/9 - 10/21

FALL 2

10/25 - 12/13 10/28 - 12/16

17005-A 17005-B 17005-C

W W Sa

10 - 10:30am 5:30 - 6pm 9 - 9:30am

$51 $51 $51

17005-D 17005-E 17005-F

W W Sa

10 - 10:30am 5:30 - 6pm 9 - 9:30am

$57 $57 $51


GYMNASTICS, CONTINUED

PRESCHOOL DANCE

TUMBLE JUNGLE • 3.5-5 YRS This class will teach basic tumbling skills, as well as skills on the low bar, balance beam and trampoline. Students will develop fine and gross motor skills as well as social and listening skills.

FALL 1

9/5 - 10/17 9/6 - 10/18 9/9 - 10/21

FALL 2

10/24 - 12/12 10/25 - 12/13 10/28 - 12/16

17010-A 17010-B 17010-C

Tu W Sa

9:45 - 10:30am 6 - 6:45pm 10 - 10:45am

$63 $63 $63

17010-D 17010-E 17010-F

Tu W Sa

9:45 - 10:30am 6 - 6:45pm 10 - 10:45am

$72 $72 $63

LEAPERS • 4.5-7 YRS Students will learn the basics of floor skills including cartwheels, jumps, rolls, and handstands. Skills on the beam, bars, vault and trampoline will also be introduced. Students must be able to do a forward roll in order to enroll in Leapers. Great for beginners!

FALL 1

9/5 - 10/17 9/7 - 10/19 9/9 - 10/21

FALL 2

10/24 - 12/12 10/26 - 12/14 10/28 - 12/16

17020-A 17020-B 17020-C

Tu Th Sa

6:30 - 7:30pm 5:30 - 6:30pm 10:45 - 11:45am

$70 $70 $70

17020-D 17020-E 17020-F

Tu Th Sa

6:30 - 7:30pm 5:30 - 6:30pm 10:45 - 11:45am

$70 $70 $70

FALL 2

10/23 - 12/11

18535-A

Sa

10:15 - 10:45am

$45

18535-B

M

6:05 - 6:35pm

$45

PEEWEE HOOP STARS BASKETBALL • 3-5 YRS Children, ages 3-5 are invited to participate in 45 minutes of basketball fun! Games, races, relays and drills will help introduce your child to the world of of basketball.

FALL 2

10/28 - 12/16

17105-G

Sa

11 - 11:45am

$80

PEEWEE SPORTS SAMPLER • 3-5 YRS Children, ages 3-5, are invited to participate in this program that will introduce them to the world of athletics, sports and games! Games, races, relays and drills will help to introduce the youngsters to the wide world of sports.

FALL 1

9/9 - 10/21

FALL 2

10/28 - 12/16

17106-A

Sa

11 - 11:45am

$70

17901-A

Sa

9:30 - 10am

$51

17901-B

Sa

9:30 - 10am

$51

PEE WEE COMBO • 3-5 YRS This loosely structured combination class for preschoolers to explore the basics of ballet, jazz, and hip hop! Dancers will learn basic movements in a fun atmosphere and also be able to explore their own creative movement

FALL 1

9/7 - 10/19

FALL 2

10/26-12/14

17907-A

Th

5 - 5:30pm

$51

17907-B

Th

5 - 5:30pm

$51

PEE WEE CHEER AGES: 2-5 Pee Wee Cheer teaches the basics of cheer performance and technique. Participants will learn jumps, arm movements, cheers, and short routines!

FALL 1

9/7 - 10/19

17909-A

Th

5:30 - 6pm

$51

10/26 - 12/14

17909-B

Th

5:30 - 6pm

$51

PEE WEE TAP AGES: 4-6 Pee Wee Tap teaches the fundamental movements of tap through repetition, barre and floor work and simple routines. Tap shoes required.

FALL 1

BEANBAGS, HOOPS & PARACHUTES • 2-3 YRS Children, ages 2-3, will be offered 30-minutes of exciting opportunities to participate in a variety of fun sports. Children will develop many physical skills hand-eye coordination, fine/gross motor skills, balance, rhythm, strength, general coordination, and creative movement that encourage cooperative behavior and promote good listening skills. 9/9 - 10/21

FALL 1

9/9 - 10/21

FALL 2

PRESCHOOL ATHELETICS

FALL 1

DANCE TOGETHER • 2-3.5 YRS Dance Together allows for parent and child to participate in musical games and simple dance combinations in order to develop imagination, body awareness and creative movement

9/5 - 10/17

17910-A

Tu

4:30 - 5pm

$51

10/24 - 12/12

17910-B

Tu

4:30 - 5pm

$51

FALL 2

ITTY BITTY PRINCESS BALLET • 3-5 YRS Itty Bitty Ballet teaches ballet fundamentals, balance, and coordination through floor work and short routines. Dancers will learn first and second positions, basic footwork, jumps, and simple moving steps (gallop, ballet run, butterflies, etc.).

FALL 1

9/5 - 10/17 9/9 - 10/21

FALL 2

10/24 - 12/12 10/28 - 12/16

17931-A 17931-B

Tu Sa

5:30 - 6pm 10 - 10:30am

$51 $51

17931-C 17931-D

Tu Sa

5:30 - 6pm 10 - 10:30am

$51 $51

ITTY BITTY PRINCESS BALLET 2 • 4-6 YRS Itty Bitty Ballet 2 builds on the basics taught in Itty Bitty Ballet. Students learn more challenging footwork, fourth and fifth positions, and other steps. Recommended for students who have participated in Itty Bitty Ballet for three or more consecutive sessions.

FALL 1

9/5 - 10/17 9/9 - 10/21

FALL 2

10/24 - 12/12 10/28 - 12/16

17932-A 17932-B

Tu Sa

5 - 5:30pm 10:30am - 11pm

$51 $51

17932-C 17932-D

Tu Sa

5 - 5:30pm 10:30 - 11am

$51 $51

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YOUTH

TEEN FITNESS POLICY

WELLNESS/FITNESS YOUTH F.I.T. WELLSCHOOL PROGRAM Allows high school students full access to the Wellness Center and middle school students access to all cardio, free motion and life fitness strength equipment. Valid through the school year. Monday-Friday

2:30 – 5:00pm

$65

YOUTH GYMNASTICS

COOKING & BAKING COOKING FOR BEGINNERS • 7-16 YRS This class will teach the basics of cooking, including all meals and preparation. Students will be taught to measure, mix, and prepare food from breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack. This class is taught by a certified chef.**6 WEEK CLASS No class Labor Day

FALL 1

9/11 - 10/16

13122-A

M

5 - 6pm

$60

10/30 - 12/11

13122-B

M

5 - 6pm

$80

FALL 2

INTRO TO BAKING • 5-8 YRS This is a class that will teach the basics of baking from cookies to cakes-and everything in between.

FALL 1

9/5 - 10/17

FALL 2

10/24 - 12/12

13125-A 13125-B

Tu Tu

4:30 - 5:30pm 4:30 - 5:30pm

9/11 - 10/16

FALL 2

10/23 - 12/11

$70

FALL 2

13204-A

Tu

5:30 - 6:30pm

$70

10/24 - 12/12

13204-B

Tu

5:30 - 6:30pm

$70

17025-A

M

5:30 - 6:30pm

$60

17025-B

M

5:30 - 6:30pm

$80

KIPPERS/FLIPPERS • 7 YRS & UP Prerequisite: Students must be able to do a backbend from standing. This class is a continuation of Springers and will focus on developing tumbling skills, such as handsprings, handstand pirouettes, etc. More challenging bar and beam work will be introduced. Students will continue to build strength, flexibility, and confidence. The students will be split into different levels the first week of class, based on ability.

FALL 1

9/5 - 10/17

FALL 2

FALL 1

$70

BAKING FOR TWEENS • 8 YRS & UP This is an introduction to baking for ages 8 and up. The students will learn how to bake cookies, cakes, and more.

FALL 1

WHEELERS/SPRINGERS • 7 YRS & UP Prerequisite: Students must be able to do a straight-leg cartwheel in order to enroll in Wheelers/Springers. This class is a continuation of a basic gymnastics class. More difficult skills on bar, beam, floor, and vault will be introduced. Students will build strength, flexibility, and confidence.

9/7 - 10/19 10/26 - 12/14

17035-A

Th

6:30 - 8pm

$82

17035-B

Th

6:30 - 8pm

$82

WARRIOR ZONE GYMNASTICS • AGES 6-11 Participants will be introduced to various “Warrior” type activities, learning to roll over and around obstacles, rock climbing, agility drills.

FALL 1

9/6 - 10/18

FALL 2

10/24 - 12/12

17047-A

Tu

5:15 - 6:15pm

$70

17047-B

Tu

5:15 - 6:15pm

$70

TWEENERS • 9 YRS & UP A beginning gymnastics class is great for older students. Basic skills are taught for tumbling, beam, bar and vault with kids their own age.

FALL 1

9/7 - 10/19

FALL 2

10/26 - 12/14

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17050-A

Th

4:30 - 5:30pm

$70

17050-B

Th

4:30 - 5:30pm

$70


Equipment orientation is required for youth participants. 12 & 13 year olds can access free motion and cardio equipment only. Full access to the Wellness Center is allowed at age 14 and higher. For more information regarding policies or to set up an orientation contact:

Mike Schafer. mschafer@greatermidland.org ext: 2251 YOUTH DANCE BALLET/TAP COMBO • 7-10 YRS Introduction to the fun of tap dancing!

FALL 1

9/7-10/19

17912-A

Th

6 – 6:45pm

$60

10/26 - 12/14

17912-B

Th

6 - 6:45pm

$60

FALL 2

BALLET/JAZZ COMBO • 6-9 YRS Children will continue learning ballet technique and movements, with a focus on coordination and balance. Proper ballet terminology will be taught throughout the class. Dancers will also begin to learn how to count music.

FALL 1

9/5 - 10/17

17930-A

Tu

6:45 - 7:30pm

$63

10/24 - 12/12

17930-B

Tu

6:45 - 7:30pm

$63

FALL 2

BALLET 101 • 6 YRS & UP Continuation of techniques taught in Itty Bitty Ballet class. Students will also be counting music and putting together a small dance.

FALL 1

9/9 - 10/21

17934-A

Sa

11 - 11:45am

$63

10/28 - 12/16

17934-B

Sa

11 - 11:45am

$63

FALL 2

ACRO DANCE • 8 YRS & UP Acro-dance is a style that combines dance and gymnastics movements. Students will learn to smooth the two styles together into short routines. Skills in both dance and gymnastics will be taught during each class.

FALL 1

9/5 - 10/17

17960-A

Tu

7:30 - 8:15pm

$63

10/24 - 12/12

17960-B

Tu

7:30 - 8:15pm

$63

FALL 2

KIDS HIP HOP • 6-10 YRS A fun, high energy class for any kid that likes to move and groove and wants to learn cool hip hop moves, increase flexibility, coordination and confidence! Dancers will also begin to learn how to count music!

FALL 1

9/5 - 10/17 9/9 - 10/21

17962-A 17962-B

Tu Sa

6 - 6:45pm 11:45am - 12:30pm

$63 $63

10/24 - 12/12 10/28 - 12/16

17962-C 17962-D

Tu Sa

6 - 6:45pm 11:45am - 12:30pm

$63 $63

FALL 2

CLIMBING BOULDERDASH LEVEL 1 • 7 YRS & UP An introduction to top rope climbing, climbers will learn the most basic fundamentals such as knot tying, commands, basic movements, and climbing terminology. Games and activities reinforce daily lessons.

FALL 1

9/6 - 10/18

17701-A

W

5 - 6pm

$62

10/24 - 12/12 10/26 - 12/14

17701-C 17701-B

Tu Th

7 - 8pm 5 - 6pm

$62 $62

FALL 2

BOULDERDASH LEVEL 2 • 7 YRS & UP Prerequisite: Level 1. Level 2 classes build on skills learned in Level 1 and focus on improving movement patterns. Footwork, balance, grip, and route reading are emphasized through drills, bouldering, and climbing.

FALL 1

9/5 - 10/17

17702-A

Tu

5 - 6pm

$62

10/25 - 12/13

17702-B

W

5 - 6pm

$69

FALL 2

BOULDERDASH LEVEL 3 • 7 YRS & UP Prerequisite: Level 2 The most technical of our climbing classes, the third level of the program is designed for those who treat climbing as a sport. Compression, opposition, advanced footwork, route climbing, and training are primary topics.

FALL 2

10/27 - 12/15

17703-A

F

5 - 6pm

$62

KIDS CLUB • 7 YRS & UP A physical education and after-school alternative for youth. Climbing related activities and challenges will be held weekly.

FALL 1

9/11 - 10/16

17706-A

M

4 - 6pm

$48

10/23 - 12/11

17706-B

M

4 - 6pm

$64

FALL 2

PRIVATE CLIMBING LESSONS Private climbing lessons allow climbers to improve at their own pace with one-on-one instruction. With semi-private lessons you can share your experience with a friend. Packages include four hours of instruction. To schedule your first climbing lesson contact Beth Gaertner, BGaertner@greatermidland.org or x2280. 17704 17709

Private Lessons Semi-Private Lessons

$99 $69/person

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YOUTH YOUTH ATHLETICS JUNIOR BASKETBALL LEAGUE • 5-6 YRS Kids, grades K-1 are invited to participate in a program that will introduce them to new sports and games! Games, races, and drills will help to introduce the youngsters to a the wide world of sports!

FALL 1

9/9 - 10/21

17104-A

Sa

9 - 9:55am

$76

10/24 - 12/12 10/28 - 12/16 10/28 - 12/16

17104-E 17104-C 17104-D

Tu Sa Sa

6 - 6:55pm 9 - 9:55am 10 - 10:55am

$76 $76 $76

FALL 2

EXTREME GYM SPORTS • 7-12 YRS Participants will play a variety of the most extreme games and sports! Games will include capture the flag, mat ball, spider ball, gladiator, and new this session, Glow in the Dark Dodge-ball!

FALL 1

9/7 - 10/19

17110-A

Th

6:05 - 7pm

$66

I DREAM JUNIOR BASKETBALL LEAGUE • GRADES 2-3 Need to brush up on your basketball skills before 5ON5? Join us for this four week program where we will work on the fundamentals (dribbling, passing, shooting man-to-man defense), game strategies, teamwork and good sportsmanship. Fun-filled station drills, relays, skill-enhancing games and 4-on-4 scrimmages will help players improve their basketball skills.

FALL 2

10/1 - 10/22

17140-A

Su

3 - 3:55pm

$40

I DREAM CHAMPIONS BASKETBALL LEAGUE • GRADES 4-6 Need to brush up on your basketball skills before 5ON5? Join us for this four week program where we will work on the fundamentals (dribbling, passing, shooting man-to-man defense), game strategies, teamwork and good sportsmanship. Fun-filled station drills, relays, skill-enhancing games and 4-on-4 scrimmages will help players improve their basketball skills.

FALL 2

10/1 - 10/22

17145-A

Su

4 - 4:55pm

$40

MBA 5ON5 BASKETBALL LEAGUE • GRADES 2-6 This league will include seven games and a weekly team practice. PLAYER FEE: August 1 – September 24: $70* September 25 – October 1: $90 *Save up to $20 by registering on/before September 24. GAME SCHEDULES: League games will operate from November 4 December 16, 2017. Games will be played on Saturdays, with a minimum of one Friday evening game. Please note that we try to accommodate team scheduling in relation to other major community events, however, due to the large number of players/teams we serve it is not possible to avoid all schedule conflicts. PRACTICE SCHEDULES: Each team will be scheduled a one hour practice, once per week at local school gyms. Practices will begin the week of October 23. VOLUNTEER COACHES: Any parents interested in coaching can sign up during registration. There is a mandatory coaches meeting on October 12 at 6:30pm in the Barstow-Shipps room at the community center. All volunteer coaches must complete and pass a criminal background check. TEAM ROSTERS: Players who register individually will be placed on a team with other boys/girls in the same grade, from the same school. Teams with not enough players will be combined with others. TEAM REGISTRATION: Players that wish to put a team together instead of registering individually must turn in a completed roster and all payments at once. Team that register together must have played in the prior season on the same team or attend the same school; all players must be in the same grade. A volunteer coach must be in place to register as a team. GRADE 2 3 4 5 6

GIRLS 27230A 27231A 27232A 27233A 27234A

BOYS 27230B 27231B 27232B 27233B 27234B

For more information, contact Shane Forfar: 989-832-7937 x2204 or SForfar@greatermidland.org. CCL BASKETBALL LEAGUES Leagues will operate from December 8th through March 17th. Teams will play games on Friday evenings and Saturdays. Team registration: November 1-22. Mandatory organizational meeting for coaches and managers will take place at 6:30pm on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Midland Community Center.

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7th-8th Grade 27235-A $50 9th-10th Grade 27235-B $50 11th-12th Grade 27235-C $50


GREATER SPORTS PERFORMANCE

TAE KWON DO

Our mission is to tip the scales of sport in your favor. Using proven methods and the right motivation, our trainers will safely We work with teams, small groups or on an individual bases all aimed at improving your capabilities push you past your limits increasing your skills and confidence. Set up your free athlete performance test today! PLEASE CONTACT: Sean Leahy, 989.832.7937 x2228 or SLeahy@greatermidland.org

MICHIGAN ELITE VOLLEYBALL For information regarding travel volleyball for girls ages 10-18, please visit www.mevba.com. YOUTH VOLLEYBALL CLINIC • GRADES 7-8 Get ready for your school volleyball tryouts! This clinic will meet in December and January just prior to middle school tryouts. This will be an instructional program involving every aspect of volleyball fundamentals. Individual skills, offensive and defensive strategies, team play, and sportsmanship will be covered. No Classes on December 25 & 27 and January 1 & 3. 12/4 - 1/17

27832-C

Come join internationally certified instructors, Master Terry Batch, 8th degree black belt, and Chief Instructor Emily Batch, 5th degree black belt. Emphasis is on self-discipline and control offering students the opportunity to discover their own potential. Class includes patterns, sparring, board breaking, bag work and more. New students accepted the first week of each month.

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED CLASSES FALL 1

VOLLEYBALL

FALL

Please reference page 5 for class times and additional information.

M,W

4:30 - 5:30pm

$100

September 1st-30th

10410-A 10410-B 10410-C

1 session per week $40 2 sessions per week $76 3 sessions per week $108

October 1st-31st

10411-A 10411-B 10411-C

Above pricing applies

November 1st-30th

60410-A 60410-B 60410-C

Above pricing applies

December 1st-31st

60411-A 60411-B 60411-C

Above pricing applies

FALL 2

ADVANCED MASTER TERRY BATCH: terry@taekwondobatch.com, 989.430.9143, www.teakwondobatch.com

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ADULT ADULT FITNESS & ATHLETICS

GYM RENTALS The Greater Midland Community Center has three full size gyms to rent by groups and organizations. Special rates are available for Midland Community Center team practices/scrimmages. For specific information, please contact Jenny Roan at ext. 2261 or JRoan@GreaterMidland.org.

GREATER SPORTS PERFORMANCE Our mission is to tip the scales of sport in your favor. Using proven methods and the right motivation, our trainers will safely push you past your limits increasing your skills and confidence. We work with teams, small groups or on an individual bases all aimed at improving your capabilities Set up your free athlete performance test today! PLEASE CONTACT: Sean Leahy, 989.832.7937 x2228 or SLeahy@greatermidland.org ATHLETICS

ADULT TAE KWON DO

TURKEY BURNOFF! SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25 Join us for a special group fitness schedule and “burnoff” calories from the Thanksgiving holiday! Further details to come in the Special Group Fitness Schedule this Fall. PLEASE NOTE: No group fitness classes will be held on Thanksgiving day or Friday immediately after Thanksgiving.

Please reference page 5 for class times and additional information.

FALL & CO-ED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUES Leagues are offered Monday - Thursday with individual leagues playing the same night every week. Each team will have two weeks of practice and play 14 league games. Teams are required to have a manager or representative attend the organizational meeting on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 7:00pm.

SPONSOR FEE 9/12- 1/19

27810-A

$220

10/3 - 1/19

27811-A

$42

10/2 - 11/20

27810-B

$110

10/2 - 11/20

27811-D

$22

PLAYER FEE CO-ED FEE

CO-ED PLAYER FEE

FALL

27211-A

SPONSOR & TOURNEY FEE 12

10410-A 10410-B 10410-C 10411-A 10411-B 10411-C

1 session per week $40 2 sessions per week $76 3 sessions per week $108 Above pricing applies

November 1st-30th

60410-A 60410-B 60410-C

Above pricing applies

December 1st-31st

60411-A 60411-B 60411-C

Above pricing applies

October 1st-31st

ADVANCED MASTER TERRY BATCH: terry@taekwondobatch.com, 989.430.9143, www.teakwondobatch.com

CLIMBING 45 minutes of climbing followed by 45 minutes of yoga each week, tapping into our physical and mental flow states.

5 ON 5 ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUES • AGES 18+ Leagues for all levels will be forming this fall. Leagues will be offered Monday through Thursday with individual leagues playing the same night every week. Each team will have two weeks of practice and play ten league games. Teams are required to have a manager or representative attend the organizational meeting on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7:00pm.

11/17 - 2/16

September 1st-30th

FLOW STATE • AGES 18+

17211-A $40 17211-B $40

11/17 - 2/11

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED CLASSES FALL 1

FALL 2

4 ON 4 ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUES • AGES 18+ Each team will have one week of practice and play six league games. There will be a single-elimination tournament at the end of the season. Games will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings. League play begins the week of 9/13/16.

PLAYER FEE

Come join internationally certified instructors, Master Terry Batch, 8th degree black belt, and Chief Instructor Emily Batch, 5th degree black belt. Emphasis is on self-discipline and control offering students the opportunity to discover their own potential. Class includes patterns, sparring, board breaking, bag work and more. New students accepted the first week of each month.

27213-A

GREATER MIDLAND.ORG

FALL 2

10/24 - 12/12

17705-A

Tu

5:15 - 6:45pm

PRIVATE CLIMBING LESSONS

$70

$52

Private climbing lessons allow climbers to improve at their own pace with one-on-one instruction. With semi-private lessons you can share your experience with a friend. Packages include four hours of instruction. To schedule your first climbing lesson, please contact Beth Gaertner, BGaertner@greatermidland.org or x2280.

$320

17704 17709

Private Lessons Semi-Private Lessons

$99 $69/person


ADULT CURLING Curling leagues begin in October and registration open in September. Visit midlandcurls.org for league rates and additional information or contact Kevin Heye: 989-832-7937 x2211. Sunday Afternoon League: 1:30 - 3:30pm Sunday Mixed/Open League: 4:00 - 6:00pm Sunday Evening Open League: 7:00 - 9:00pm Monday Middle School League: 3:30 - 5:00pm Monday Open Leagues: 6:00 and 8:15pm Tuesday Ladies’ League: 6:30pm* Wednesday Open Junior League: 4:00 - 5:30pm Wednesday Open League 6:00 and 8:15pm Thursday Sunrise League: 9:30 - 11:30pm Thursday Novice League - 8 weeks: 6:00 - 8:00pm Thursday Open League: 8:00 - 10:00pm Friday Mixed League: 6:00 - 8:00pm* *Starting time subject to final number of teams

DOING MORE FROM FOR SALE TO SOLD

989.832.0090

WWW.MIDLANDISHOME.COM


ACTIVE ADULT BARSTOW/SHIPPS WING QUALIFYING MEMBERS Members who are 50 years or older have access to all the Barstow/Shipps wing has to offer if you have one of the following memberships: 50+ Membership (only $38 annual fee), Premier, Multi, or Land & Water Fitness Pass. 50+ CENTER FUN ACTIVITIES MEAT AND GREET Monthly potlocks held every 3rd Monday of the month, September 2017-May 2018, at 12:15pm in the 50+ Center. Come enjoy food, games, and prizes! Bring a dish to share. BLAST FROM THE PAST BALLROOM DANCING Sponsored by Bickford of Midland. Free admission. First Monday of the month October 2017 – May 2018. Dance: 6:00 – 8:00pm and optional potluck at 5:15pm Dates: October 2, November 6, December 4, 2017 February 5, March 5, April 2, and May 7, 2018. BILLIARDS - POOL Six Brunswick pool tables. The room is open for play: Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 4:30pm and in evenings and weekends with a 50+ membership. Check often in the 50+ Center for Billiard Tournaments. Tournaments include snacks. DUPLICATE BRIDGE Monday, Wednesday and Sunday at noon. This is sanctioned bridge and includes additional fees. EUCHRE Played every Wednesday at 1:00pm. Everyone is welcome.

COMPUTER HELP In need of computer assistance? Our Computer Club members may be able to help. Call for an appointment (989) 832-7937 ext. 2270. ANTIQUE SOCIETY Bring your treasures and meet with others as they share their collections. Those interested meet the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:30 pm during the months of September 2017, November 2017, January 2018, and March 2018. OPTIMUM LIFE HEALTH TALKS Monthly Health talks are sponsored by Brookdale of Midland. They take place every second Tuesday of the month at 10:30 am in the 50+ Computer Lab. All are welcome and admission is free! TOPICS WILL INCLUDE: August 8th – Preventing the FLU September 12th – Myths of Aging October 10th – Preventing Pneumonia November 14th – Caring for the Caregiver December 12th – Be your own Healthcare Advocate

MAH JONGG Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 pm. Mah Jongg is a rummy-like game played with tiles rather than cards. Beginners are welcome and instruction is offered if needed. LINE DANCING Tuesday & Thursday at 10:30. Led by a volunteer! GENTLE AEROBICS Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:15pm – 1 pm. A light and gentle aerobics class. Led by a volunteer.

50+ CENTER EXERCISE SILVERSNEAKERS SilverSneakers is a program offered under many insurance plans. Check with your insurance provider to see if you qualify! SilverSneaker classes are offered every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:45am– 11:45am. Our experienced instructors will help you feel comfortable in this fun, lower intensity, group exercise setting.

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NEW!

SILVER & FIT This new program allows you to attend many of our Active Adult fitness classes where our instructors provide a fun, low intensity, group exercise setting. Offered under many insurance plans, be sure to check your provider for qualifications.


ALL AGES! TIME TO TRAVEL! FALL RIVER BOAT CRUISE • Friday, September 15 Enjoy a Motown Lunch cruise on the Detroit Princess! This trip will be a fully escorted Motorcoach bus trip that includes: • Cruise on the Detroit River with a buffet lunch • Snack, Games, and prizes on the bus ride. Cost: Adult 10-59 years $82 / Senior 60+ years $77 Activity # 45398A Depart @ 8:45 am / Return: 5:30 pm Register by August 4. No refunds after August 4. Must be 10+ years of age. Call Amanda with any questions at (989) 832-7937 ext. 2270

FALL KAYAK TRIP • Tuesday, October 17 Enjoy a fun-filled and relaxing evening on the Chippewa River. During a 2-hour trip enjoy breath taking views and experience nature right in our community! Cost: $36 Activity #: 45671F Depart @ 5:30 pm from Chippewa Nature Center. We will carpool to launch site, and be floating by 6 pm. Return @ approximately 8 pm to the Chippewa Nature Center. NOVEMBER SHOPPING TRIP – DETAILS TO COME • Twelve Oaks Mall, Novi Michigan Get a head start to your Holiday shopping and take a day away on a day trip to shop the day away.

YOUR HEALTH & YOUR HEARING A healthy lifestyle is just one of many ways to keep your brain and body functioning at their best. The latest technology in hearing aids is designed to make sure you can enjoy doing all the things you love — including exercise!

Hearing Well and Exercise

TURKEYVILLE DINNER & SHOW! Thursday, December 7th Rockin Around the Christmas Tree Come be entertained by this awesome dinner show at Cornwell’s Turkeyville. “The mistletoe is hung, the tree is decorated and the party is planned. It is Christmas time and everything doesn’t always go as planned.” This show is sure to be a great time with plenty of singing and dancing to be entertained by. Cost: $76 Activity #: 15254B Depart @ 8:45 am/Return @ 7:00 pm Register by November 2. No refunds after November 2. Must be 10+ years of age. Call Amanda in regards to questions at (989) 832-7937 ext. 2270. HOLIDAY CRAFT BAZAAR • Saturday, December 2 Time: 9am - 2pm Cost: $25 for 8 foot table / $20 for 6 foot table Where: Barstow/Shipps Wing (50+Center) Activity #: 14002M Set-up: 7-8:45 a.m. Items to sell or buy: Handmade or new products You must fill out an application to be eligible for a spot in the Craft Bazaar. Questions? Call Amanda at (989) 832-7937 ext. 2270.

Exercising without hearing well can be risky. Hearing background noise and traffic while outside can be the difference between safety and serious injury. It can also be very dangerous to mishear or completely miss instructions or a warning while at the gym.

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Our hearing aids and accessories have ways to deal with excess sweat and moisture. We even have special models for swimmers!

Don’t sweat the small stuff!

Remember that your hearing aid comes with a lifetime of care and our exclusive 3-year warranty! (Call or visit store for complete details)

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ALL AGES! DANCING CONTRA DANCING The Midland Traditional Dancers offer Contra, Square and Circle Dancing for Beginners, experienced dancers, single, couples, and families. Warm-up/Pre-lesson: 6:30pm • Dancing: 7:00-9:30pm Admission: $7/Dance Date: Second Saturday of each month, September 2017 – May 2018 For more information, or to be added to the Yahoo dance newsgroup for dance reminders and announcements of spial dance events, contact Jerry Hickman at gchickman@charter.net

KIDS CAMPS

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

WINTER WONDER CAMP • SPACE IS LIMITED! Enjoy our Winter Wonder Camp during school winter break! Children will swim, play sports, make crafts, play games, and stay active with supervision by MCC staff — and take a field trip to go roller-skating! SIX DAY PACKAGE: $190 (Includes field trip) SINGLE DAY: $35 (Except December 28 Field Trip day $45) WHAT TO BRING: A lunch with drink, water bottle, tennis shoes, outdoor appropriate clothing, swimsuit and towel.

WINTER BREAK PRICING/SCHEDULE 12/21 12/22 12/26 12/27 12/28 12/29 12/21-12/29 *Includes field trip

18115-A 18115-B 18115-C 18115-D 18115-E 18115-F 18115-K

CONTEMPORARY LINE DANCE WITH SAM AND LEAH This exciting new class will feature line dances for an array of genres! Modern Pop, Country, Funk, R&B and Oldies. No partner necessary, just come with comfy shoes & a smile on your face. $8 per person 17922A 9-5 6:30pm-7:30pm 17922B 10-3 6:30pm-7:30pm 17922E 11-7 6:30pm-7:30pm 17922F 12-5 6:30pm-7:30pm

Th F Tu W Th F M-F

7am - 6pm 7am - 6pm 7am - 6pm 7am - 6pm 7am - 6pm 7am - 6pm 7am - 6pm

$35 $35 $35 $35 $45* $35 $190*

FAMILY FUN NIGHTS Family Fun Night is the first Friday of each month from September to May. Family Fun Nights provide opportunities for families to spend time together participating in a variety of activities including but not limited to: • Oasis Pool • Rock Climb

• Craft • Basketball and Racquetball

• Bounce House • Play games

*A family of 4 can participate in Family Fun Night for $20. Each additional participant $2.

For more information about Family Fun Night please call (989) 832-7937 x.2237

SEASONAL FAMILY FUN IN THE POOL PUMPKIN PLUNGE, OCTOBER 20 • 2-6 YRS Swim along with pumpkins in the Oasis Pool. Pick one out to decorate to display at home. Snacks and drinks will be provided. A late fee of $3 will be assessed starting October 18. Children under the age of 7 must always be accompanied by an adult in the pool. Parents do not need to register and only the child receives a pumpkin. A maximum of 75 children allowed for each time frame. Preregister at the Welcome Center or online at greatermidland.org

FALL 1, OCTOBER 20 11545-A F 11545-B F

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6 - 6:45pm 7 - 7:45pm

$5 $5

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DIVE AND DECORATE, DECEMBER 15 • 2-12 YRS Swim among hundreds of shatterproof Christmas ornaments, pick out your favorite color, decorate your ornament with craft paint, and display on your tree at home. Late fee of $3 will be assessed starting December 13. Children under the age of 7 must always be accompanied by an adult in the pool. Snacks and drinks provided. Parents do not need to register and only the child receives a bulb. Maximum of 75 children allowed for each time frame. Preregister at the Welcome Center or online at greatermidland.org

FALL2, DECEMBER 15 11305-A 11305-B

F F

6 - 6:45pm 7 - 7:45pm

$5 $5


RACES

= PART OF THE BE GREATER RACE SERIES

YOUTH RACES

COMMUNITY RACES

BE GREATER KIDS ADVENTURE • 5-12 YRS This exciting new 2-hour adventure race includes multiple challenges and checkpoints geared for kids age 5-12. Your team will navigate through the Community Center neighborhood and will have to work together to complete this event. Each team will receive a passport and a map to navigate and keep track of the progress. Teams can consist of up to 5 members including one adult over the age of 18. Register early for best rate! Generously brought to you in part by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and #MIKIDSCAN.

SUMMER 8/10

40720-A

FOR FULL DETAILS AND REGISTRATION PLEASE VISIT WWW.GREATERMIDLAND.ORG/RACES REGISTER EARLY FOR THE BEST RATE!

Th

6pm

$15/20

IN ORDER TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE FAMILY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT FOR RACES A family is considered to be 2 adults and their dependents all living in the same household. Please register each family member using the Family Race Registration Activity Code. After you register the first family member, you will need to select “CONTINUE SHOPPING” in order to register all family members.

ENGINEERING FOR KIDS

COMMUNITY COLORS RUN • ALL AGES GO MAD WITH COLOR at Northwood University’s Community Colors Run! Run, Jog or Walk your way through the beautiful Midland campus while you are showered with neon color! This colorful run supports the Northwood Go Mad initiative as well as Student United Way and Middle School Athletics. What a fun way for your family to give back to some great community causes!

FALL 9/17

10605-A (5K Run/Walk)

Su

3pm

$18/20/25

10612-A (1 Mile Run/Walk)

Su

3pm

$13/13/15

10615-A (Kids’ Obstacle Course) Su

3pm

$5

10620-A (Family Registration)

3pm

$45/50/55

Su

Engineering For Kids brings science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), to kids ages 4 to 14 in a fun and challenging way through classes, camps, clubs, and parties. We are proud to inspire children to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts through hands-on learning. Engineering is, after all, one of the fastest growing industries in the world! CONTACT: Brenda Ault ,greatlakesbr@engineeringforkids.com, (989) 486-3255. Visit our website: www.engineeringforkids.com/glbr

JUNIOR ENGINEER • 4-6 YRS

APPRENTICE ENGINEER • 7-10 YRS

SCRATCH/MAKEY MAKEY: MUSICAL ADVENTURES

ELECTRONIC GAME DESIGN: SHARK ATTACK

Fall 1: 13100A, Mondays, Sept 18 to Oct 23, 6:15-7:15pm • $92 When your favorite song comes on the radio do you sit quietly or do you dance around and play the air drum solo? In Musical Adventures With Scratch and Makey Makey, we are going to explore how different sounds are created and we will create our own interpretations of common musical instruments like drums, piano, guitar, and even a recorder, and we will create our very own dancing program, all through the use of Makey Makey and Scratch to bring our music to life!

Fall 1: 13105A, Mondays, Sept 18 to Oct 23, 6:15-7:45pm • $92 Watch out! It’s a shark attack! In Invader Defense: Shark Attack, we will create our own invader defense game to protect a coral reef from hungry sharks. After using the Engineering Design Process to create a storyboard and outline the rules of play, we will then use Clickteam Fusion 2.5® to bring our storyboard to life with programming. At the end of the class, everyone takes home a working Windows-compatible game (Clickteam Fusion 2.5® does not support Mac or Android operating systems).

JUNIOR ROBOTICS ENGINEERING: PLAY SOCCER

ROBOTICS ENGINEERING: ROBOT SURGEONS

Fall 2: 13100B, Mondays, Oct 30 to Dec 4, 6:15-7:15pm • $92 This class is a perfect mixture of fun and learning, using LEGO® WeDo™ Robots. Using LEGO® bricks, students build a goal kicker, a goal keeper, and cheerful fans. They also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop computer.

Fall 2: 13105B, Mondays, Oct 30 to Dec 4, 6:15-7:45pm • $92 During the Robot Surgeons classes, students design and program robots to function as medical robots by accomplishing a task that would cure a disease or address an issue within a human organ. Students use LEGO® Robotics and computers to learn principles of robotics, computer programming, and teamwork.

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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR FIRST SWIM CLASS:

AQUATICS STRUCTURED LESSONS

All aquatic instructional programs are offered under the standards of the American Red Cross program. Standardized skills and progress reports will be used in all classes to reflect each student’s abilities.

PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS PRIVATE AND SEMI-PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS ARE AVAILABLE through the community center at various times throughout the week. This is a great opportunity to get one-on-one and personal instruction into a time that fits your schedule. Our certified swim instructors are available to work with any skill level 3 yrs and up. PRIVATE LESSONS are $40/30 minute session. SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS are $20/30 minute session per participant. A minimum of two participants at the same skill level are are required for a semi-private lesson. Please contact Esteban Rivera at 832-7937 ext 2281, for specific times and registration.

LEARNING TO SWIM PROGRAMS LEARN TO SWIM LEVELS 1-6 • 3–16 YRS Youth lessons, for ages 3 through 16 years old, are DIVIDED BY AGE AND ABILITY within each time slot. All levels, from first time 3 year olds through advanced level 6, will be offered. Sign your child up for a time slot that accommodates your schedule and a qualified WSI Instructor will divide them into the appropriate levels. This accommodates all your children in one time frame!!

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9/11 - 10/16

11001-A 11001-B 11001-C 11001-D

M M M M

4:30 - 5:15pm 5:15 - 6pm 6 - 6:45pm 6:45 - 7:30pm

$60 $60 $60 $60

9/5 - 10/17

11001-J 11001-K 11001-L 11001-M

Tu Tu Tu Tu

4:30 - 5:15pm 5:15 - 6pm 6 - 6:45pm 6:45 - 7:30pm

$70 $70 $70 $70

10/24 - 12/12

9/6 - 10/18

11003-A 11003-B 11003-C 11003-D 11006-A 11006-B 11006-C 11006-D

W W W W Sa Sa Sa Sa

4:30 - 5:15pm 5:15 - 6pm 6 - 6:45pm 6:45 - 7:30pm 9 - 9:45am 9:45 - 10:30am 10:30 - 11:15am 11:15am - 12pm

$70 $70 $70 $70 $70 $70 $70 $70

10/25 - 12/13

9/9 - 10/21

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10/23 - 12/11

10/28 - 12/16

11001-E 11001-F 11001-G 11001-H 11001-N 11001-P 11001-Q 11001-R 11003-E 11003-F 11003-G 11003-H 11006-E 11006-F 11006-G 11006-H

M M M M Tu Tu Tu Tu W W W W Sa Sa Sa Sa

4:30 - 5:15pm 5:15 - 6pm 6 - 6:45pm 6:45 - 7:30pm 4:30 - 5:15pm 5:15 - 6pm 6 - 6:45pm 6:45 - 7:30pm 4:30 - 5:15pm 5:15 - 6pm 6 - 6:45pm 6:45 - 7:30pm 9 - 9:45am 9:45 - 10:30am 10:30 - 11:15am 11:15am - 12pm

$80 $80 $80 $80 $80 $70 $70 $70 $80 $80 $80 $80 $70 $70 $70 $70


1. No make-ups will be given for any missed classes. Swim class fees do not include admittance to any open swim times. 2. During swim classes, parents will be asked to watch from the observation rooms overlooking the pools rather than on the deck. Please talk with your child about this so they know what to expect.

YOUTH SWIM PROGRAMS

9/6 - 10/18

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10/25 - 12/13

11911-A

W

6:45 - 7:30pm

$70

11911-E

W

6:45 - 7:30pm

$80

ADULT BEGINNER LESSONS • AGES 18+ These adult swim lessons are designed for participants over 18 years old, and geared to each individual’s personal goals. The beginner class is for adults looking to get comfortable in the water, as well as learning to begin to swim and work on the strokes. 9/6-10/18

11810B

W

7:30-8:15pm

$70

10/25-12/13 11810F

W

7:30-8:15pm

$80

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ADULT INTERMEDIATE LESSONS • AGES 18+ These adult swim lessons are designed for participants over 18 years old, and geared to each individual’s personal goals. The intermediate class is for adults looking to improve stroke technique even further, as well as building up swimming endurance.

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9/5-10/17

11810C

Tu

7:30-8:15pm

$70

10/24-12/12 11810G

Tu

7:30-8:15pm

$80

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5. Please be sure the student uses the bathroom before class, especially younger students that may need help.

LIFEGUARD TRAINING • AGES 15+ American Red Cross Lifeguard Training. Prerequisites: Students must be able to swim 300 yards continuously using breast stroke and front crawl, swim 20 yards, dive to 7 foot depth, retrieve a 10 pound object and return to the starting point; and tread water for 2 minutes using legs only. You must be 15 years old on or prior to the first day of class. This class includes CPR/AED-PR & First Aid. Make-up sessions will not be given. Cost includes all books, pocket masks, and certification cards.

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10/24- 12/12 11910-A

ADULT SWIM PROGRAMS

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4. Please remove street shoes before entering pool area.

SPECIALTY CLASSES

ADVANCED YOUTH CONDITIONING • 6-16 YRS This class is designed for those who have completed group lessons level 6, — or have instructor approval. Participants will work on stroke refinement and conditioning. Workouts will be tailored for each swimmer.

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3. Bring hair ties or clips for hair that will hang in the face when wet.

Tu

4:30 - 7:30pm

$260

FIRST AID CPR AED RECERTIFICATION • AGES 15+ For those currently certified and needing recertification. Books will not be supplied, pocket masks are not required, face shields will be supplied. Participants must be able to pass both a practical and written test.

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10/5 - 10/5 11010-A

Th

6 - 9pm

$65

FIRST AID CPR AED • AGES 15+ Books will be supplied; pocket masks are not required, face shields will be supplied. Participants must be able to pass both a practical and written test

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11/1 - 11/2 11111-A

W,Th 6 - 9pm

$80

SWIM TEAMS PORPOISE SWIM TEAM • 6-12 YRS Not sure if your child is ready to commit to the Dolphins? Check out our introductory swim team. Children ages 6-12 years old can have the swim team experience and learn what a swim team is all about! Sign up for 1 or 2 practices a week. We will conclude the session with a swim meet. Practices are held in the East Pool at the Midland Community Center. Just a note about this program, this is a swim team and not swim lessons PREREQUISITES: Participants must be able to swim 25 yards continuously without assistance or using any flotation, as well as needing to know the basics of the freestyle and back stroke.

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9/6 - 10/18 11916-A 9/7 - 10/19 11918-B 9/11 - 10/16 11918-A

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10/24 - 12/12 11916-B 10/24 - 12/12 11918-E 10/27 - 12/15 11918-F

M,W W M M,W M W

5:30 - 6:30pm 5:30 - 6:30pm 5:30 - 6:30pm

$120 $70 $60

5:30 - 6:30pm 5:30 - 6:30pm 5:30 - 6:30pm

$150 $80 $80

MASTERS SWIM TEAM • AGE 19+ A year-round adult swim team for any adult 19 and up. May join any time of the year. Varying levels of competition are available, as well as practices 3 times per week to provide a challenge for everyone. Contact Coach Weezie Hofer, 989.312.0104 for more information. COMMUNITY CENTER SWIM TEAMS The mission the Community Center’s Dolphins and Barracuda Swim Team is to promote competitive swimming in Midland. Together, the board of Directors, coaching staff and partners maintain a positive atmosphere that allows each athlete to achieve his or hers personal goals. We do this by providing the opportunities for our swimmers to swim at both local and competitive swim meets with our Dolphins and Barracuda swim programs. Our goal is to provide quality coaching and to give each child an overall positive swimming experience. Prices for all groups are based on a weekly fee and weeks change from session to session. For more information please contact acting head coach Buffy Hall at Buffyhall@sbc.global.net

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EARLY CARE & EDUCATION

See Page 21 for more info!

Our Early Education program is implementing the HighScope Curriculum. With guidance from our qualified staff, your child will be prepared to begin Kindergarten with the necessaray developmental skills and confidence to succeed in the next step of his ot her education. Our goal is to provide education, social and emotional support and the opportunity to explore and discover to set the course of lifelong learning. The daily routine includes a balance of education and recreation. Opportunities include: swimming | gym time use of our gymnastics facility cl assroom yoga | fitness imaginary pl ay | singing & storytelling

Wrap around care is also available to supplement your child’s day. For more information call: 989.832.7937 X2237 childcare@greatermidland.org

WE PROVIDE EXT ENDED CHILDCARE HOURS FROM 5:00AM - 9:00PM FOR AGES 6-WEEKS THROUGH 12-YEARS

GROW WITH US!

Our State of Michigan Licensed Early Care & Education Program is committed to providing a safe, nurturing environment that encourages every child to grow and learn through play and exploration. Please reach out to our Director of Youth & Family Services for more information*: Andrea Secrease: 989.832.7937 X2230 *DHHS assistance and/or sliding fee assistance for qualifying families.

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CHILDCARE EARLY CARE & EDUCATION Our Early Education program is implementing the HighScope Curriculum. “The HighScope Curriculum emphasizes adult-child interaction, a carefully designed learning environment, and a plan-do-review process that strengthens initiative and self-reliance in children and young people.” With guidance from our qualified staff, your child will be prepared to begin Kindergarten with the necessary developmental skills and confidence to succeed in the next step of his or her education. Ultimately our goal is to provide education, social and emotional support and the opportunity to explore and discover to set the course of lifelong learning. Your child’s day will include but is not limited to: • Literacy/Language Arts • Small/Large Motor Development • Social/Emotional Development • Communication • Large Group/Small Group Time • STEM • Sensory/Art For more information about the HighScope Curriculum please visit www.highscope.org The daily routine will include a great balance between education and recreation, including opportunities for swim, use of our gymnastics facility, gym time, classroom yoga, fitness, imaginary play, signing and storytelling. Wrap around care is also available to supplement your child’s day. For more detailed information please call 989.832.7937 x.2237 or contact us at childcare@greatermidland.org

KID’S CORNER Kid’s Corner is a drop in babysitting program designed to provide quality care for the child(ren) of individuals participating in fitness activities on the campus of Greater Midland Community Center. Kid’s Corner is not a licensed program. Kid’s Corner provides a safe, nurturing and engaging environment for children ages 6 weeks-12 years. For more detailed information please call 989.832.7837 x.2306 MONDAY: 8am - 12pm & 5pm - 8pm THURSDAY: 8am - 1pm & 5pm - 8pm TUESDAY: 8am - 1pm & 5pm - 8pm FRIDAY: 8am - 12pm WEDNESDAY: 8am - 12pm & 5pm - 8pm SATURDAY: 8am - 11am

EARLY CARE Our State of Michigan Licensed program is committed to providing a safe, nurturing environment that encourages every child to grow and learn through play and exploration. Each age group participates in planned daily activities designed to promote physical, social/ emotional and cognitive development. Our qualified staff is dedicated to meeting each child’s individual needs. Staff members are committed to ensuring every child is both safe and engaged. We offer flexible enrollment and payment options for children 6 weeks through 5 years of age. For more information call 989.832.7937 x.2237 or contact us at childcare@greatermidland.org

OUR CHILDCARE PROGRAM IS NOW OFFERING EXTENDED CARE HOURS FROM 5am-9pm ! Greater Midland offers additional locations for Early Care & Education opportunities at North Family Center, Coleman Family Center and Longview Early Learning Center

BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL Throughout the school year before and after care is available at Siebert, Woodcrest and Chestnut Hill Elementary Schools. We are pleased to announce we will now serve Central Park Elementary starting September 2017. We also offer a full day program for school agers on non-MPS school days. Our full day program is located on the campus of Greater Midland Community Center including: professional development days, Winter Break and Spring Break. We offer full day care on snow/inclement weather days on a first come first served basis. Kids have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities on non-school days including swimming at the Oasis Pool, recreational gym time, rock climbing and organized games and activities. For more information, please call 989.832.7937 x.2237 or contact us at childcare@greatermidland.org.

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS

GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS

WE THANK OUR PARTNERS FOR WORKING WITH US AND HELPING US MAKE OUR MIDLAND COMMUNITY GREATER!

Arbury Insurance Agency

Mackinac Center for Public Policy

BROCHURE SPONSORSHIPS/ADVERTISING

The Arc of Midland The Arnold Center – Midland and Gladwin

Marlo Company

Limited opportunities are available for the 2016 Spring/Summer, Fall and Winter Brochures!

If you are interested in supporting the goals of the Greater Midland Community Center by becoming a sponsor, please contact: Kevin Heye, 989-832-7937 ext. 2211

MidMichigan Golf

McMahon, Thompson & Associates

Carousel Catering

Midland Center for the Arts

Chippewa Nature Center

Midland County

Cintas Comerica Bank The Creek Grill Cumulus Media

Midland Daily News

Dan Dan the Mattress Man

MidMichigan Health

Davenport University

Northwood University

Deloitte

Selective Case Management

The Dow Chemical Company

Senior Services/Midland County Council on Aging

Fuzzy Pawz Great lakes Ice Cream Company Great Lakes Loons Great Lakes Safety Training Center Independence Village Jim’s Body Shop

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Central Dispatch Authority Midland County Educational Service Agency

Fabiano Brothers, Inc

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McKay Press

SignTec Simmons Chiropractic Three Rivers Toni & Trish House


Have Your Special Event Team Building

Baby Showers

PLEASE CONTACT KARI WEDGE FOR MORE INFORMATION: 989.832.7937 X2212 KWEDGE@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG #BEGREATER | GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

Birthday Parties

Family Reunions

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2205 JEFFERSON AVE. MIDLAND, MI 48640 FALL 2017 THE FALL 2017 BROCHURE FEATURES ACTIVITIES, EVENTS & SERVICES OF THE GREATER MIDLAND COMMUNITY CENTER, AFFILIATES AND PARTNERS

2205 JEFFERSON RD, MIDLAND, MI 48640 989.832.7937

900 E. WACKERLY RD, MIDLAND, MI 48642 989.631.6151

715 E. MAIN ST. SUITE #200, MIDLAND, MI 48674

601 E. WACKERLY RD, MIDLAND, MI 48642 989.837.8700

2601 E. SHEARER RD, MIDLAND, MI 48642 989.689.7770

4839 N. COLEMAN SCHOOLS DR, COLEMAN MI 48618 989.465.2079

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2009 S. JEFFERSON RD, MIDLAND, MI 48640 989.923.2875

THE GREATER MIDLAND COMMUNITY CENTER IS A UNITED WAY- FUNDED AGENCY. WITH THEIR SUPPORT, WE ARE ABLE TO HELP ENSURE EVERYONE HAS AN OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE REGARDLESS OF THEIR ABILITY TO PAY. PLEASE CONTACT OUR WELCOME CENTER OR LORI GAGLIARDI, SLIDING FEE INTAKE SPECIALIST, TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR UNITED WAY FUNDED PROGRAMS AND SLIDING SCALE FEE.

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