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GREATER MIDLAND

COMMUNITY CENTER

SPRING SUMMER | 2019

MCC SWIM LESSONS TITTABAWASSEE RIVER EARLY 1900’S

SCHOOL’S OUT

Programs to help keep your kids active and healthy this summer

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RACE OFTEN. RACE LOCAL Races for all ages and levels

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SPLASH!

Swim lessons just in time for summer!

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100 YEARS

1919-2019


CONTENT

CONTACTS

DROP-IN SCHEDULE

AMANDA EWALD 989.832.7937 EXT. 2270

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SPECIALTY FITNESS

ADULT PROGRAMS

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BIRTHDAY PARTIES/ EVENT RENTALS

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ACTIVE ADULT PROGRAMS

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COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

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ACTIVE ADULTS

PERSONAL TRAINING

AEWALD@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

SHARRINGTON@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

ADULT ATHLETICS & RACES

SR. PROGRAM DIRECTOR

JROAN@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

BGAERTNER@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

AQUATICS

WELLNESS

ERIVERA@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

MSCHAFER@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

JENNY ROAN 989.832.7937 EXT. 2261

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ESTEBAN RIVERA 989.832.7937 EXT. 2281

CLIMBING WALL

PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

AQUATIC PROGRAMS

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YOUTH PROGRAMS

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YOUTH BASKETBALL

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EARLY CARE & EDUCATION COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS

HEATHER ZAHN 989.832.7937 EXT. 2264

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BETH GAERTNER 989.832.7937 EXT. 2280

MIKE SCHAFER 989.832.7937 EXT: 2251

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

CATHERINE CLARK 989.832.7937 EXT: 2255

HZAHN@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

CCLARK@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

DANCE, GYMNASTICS, CHEER & POM, ARTS

WELLNESS COORDINATORS

HZAHN@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

EKENNY@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

EARLY CARE & EDUCATION

SHELBY RANCOUR 989.832.7937 EXT: 2254

ANDREA SECREASE 989.832.7937 EXT. 2237

SRANCOUR@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

ASECREASE@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

YOUTH ATHLETICS & SUMMER CAMPS

HEATHER ZAHN 989.832.7937 EXT. 2264

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STEVE HARRINGTON 989.832.7937 EXT: 2253

GREATER SPORTS PERFORMANCE SEAN LEAHY 989.832.7937 EXT: 2228

ELIZABETH KENNY 989.832.7937 EXT: 2295

SHANE FORFAR 989.832.7937 EXT. 2204 SFORFAR@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

SLEAHY@GREATERMIDLAND.ORG

GREATER MIDLAND COMMUNITY CENTER MEMBERSHIP GUIDE MEMBERSHIP PRICING Membership Type Membership Monthly Fee Joining Fee Annual Membership Cost MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS ** Discounted Program Fees Wellness Center Oasis Drop-In Swimming East Pool Drop-In Swimming Land/Water Group Exercise Classes 50+ Active Adults Center Court Sports

(basketball, volleyball, racquetball, wallyball, squash, pickleball, badminton, table tennis)

Kids Corner Babysitting Family Fun Nights Drop-In Gymnastics Rock Climbing Wall Jungle Gym Free Towel Rental (1 per member/day) North-End Fitness Center Membership Tennis Center Membership

Youth $32 $39 $423

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PREMIER Adult* Family $54 $92 $69 $99 $717 $1,203

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MULTI Youth Adult* $28 $45 $39 $69 $375 $609

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WELLNESS COURTS SWIM Family Youth Adult* Family Youth Adult* Family Youth Adult* Family $79 $23 $35 $62 $23 $35 $62 $23 $35 $62 $99 $39 $69 $99 $39 $69 $99 $39 $69 $99 $1,047 $315 $489 $843 $315 $489 $843 $315 $489 $843

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SAVE MONEY! A $10 late fee will be assessed to any activity registered within one week of session start date. SUMMER 1 $10 LATE FEE BEGINS: SUNDAY, JUNE 9

SUMMER 2 $10 LATE FEE BEGINS: SUNDAY, JULY 14

IMPORTANT DATES

LAND & WATER FITNESS CLASS PASS

SPRING SESSION: APR. 21-JUN. 8, 2019 SUMMER SESSION 1: JUN. 16 - JUL. 20, 2019 SUMMER SESSION 2: JUL. 21 - AUG. 24, 2019 REGISTRATION BEGINS: MONDAY, MAR. 25

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MEMORIAL DAY – LABOR DAY MONDAY - THURSDAY 5:00am - 9:00pm FRIDAY 5:00am - 8:00pm SATURDAY 7:45am - 6:00pm SUNDAY 11:00am - 4:00pm

CLOSED: Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Easter OPEN SPECIAL HOURS: Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve

POLICIES

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

*Membership must be valid during the entire duration of program to receive member pricing.

The Greater Midland Community Center provides sliding scale assistance for those in need. Please inquire at our Welcome Center for more information: 989.832.7937 x.4413 or visit greatermidland.org 2

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CALLY TAYLOR 989.832.7937 EXT. 2250

LOCKER RENTAL: $80 per year - Members; $110 per year - Participants TOWEL RENTAL: Towels may be rented for $1 each.

Premier members receive 1 free towel per person.

ANNUAL PASS:

Adult $337; Drop-In $9 | 50+ $322; Drop-In $8

SPRING SESSION:

Adults $91

50+ $86

SUMMER 2 SESSION:

Adults $55

50+ $51

SUMMER 1 SESSION: SUMMER 1&2 SESSION:

Adults $55

50+ $51

Adults $98

50+ $88

KIDS’ CORNER BABYSITTING (2 hours maximum) * FREE with Premier Family Membership Kids’ 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 to 12 years.

PRICING & INFO: 989.832.7837 ext. 2306 MON: TUES: WED: TH: FRI: SAT:

8:00am - 12:00pm, 5:00pm - 8:00pm 8:00am - 1:00pm, 5:00pm - 8:00pm 8:00am - 12:00pm, 5:00pm - 8:00pm 8:00am - 1:00pm, 5:00pm - 8:00pm 8:00am - 12:00pm 8:00am - 11:00am

INCLEMENT WEATHER PLAN - GMCC may cancel classes due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances such as power outage, pool malfunction, evacuation, natural disaster, etc. Classes canceled due to such will not be issued a credit or refund. 2019 SPRING | SUM MER BROCHURE

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GREATER MIDLAND COMMUNITY CENTER DROP-IN SCHEDULE

DAY PASS: $9 ADULTS | $6 KIDS

SWIM HOURS SPRING I APRIL 21-JUNE 8

OASIS POOL DROP-IN

50+ ONLY SWIM OPEN SWIM $4 NIGHT

7:00am-8:00am 12:30pm-4:15pm

EAST POOL DROP-IN

EAST POOL DROP-IN

OASIS POOL DROP-IN

MONDAY

50+ ONLY SWIM 7:00am-8:00am PRESCHOOL SWIM ** OPEN SWIM 11:00am-4:15pm $4 NIGHT ADULT ONLY SWIM 5:00am-9:00am 11:00am-4:30pm OPEN LAP SWIM 7:30 pm-9pm

ADULT ONLY SWIM OPEN LAP SWIM

5:00am-9:00am 11:00am-2:00pm 4:00pm-6:00pm 8:00pm-9:00pm

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

7:00am-9:00am 10:00am-11:00am 11:00am-4:15pm

7:00am-8:00am 11:00am-4:15pm

5:00am-8:00am 11:00am-4:30pm 7:30pm-9pm

5:00am-9:00am 11:00am-4:30pm 7:30pm-9:00pm

7:00am-9:00am 10:00am-11:00am 11:00am-5:00pm 5pm-8pm 5:00am-8:00am 11:00am-4:30pm

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

11:00am-7:00pm

12:30pm-7:00pm

12:00pm-3:00pm

5:00am-9:00am 11:00am-4:30pm

9:00am-2:00pm

12:00pm-3:00pm

7:00am-8:00am

*9:00pm after 5/27

SWIM HOURS SUMMER I JUNE 9-AUGUST 25 7:00am-8:00am 7:00am-9:00am 7:00am-8:00am 7:00am-9:00am 12:30pm-7:00pm 12:30pm-4:15pm 12:30pm-4:15pm 12:30pm-5pm 5:00pm-8:00pm 5:00am-8:00am 11:00am-2:00pm 7:30pm-9:00pm

EAST POOL LENGTH SWIM:

5:00am-9:00am 11:00am-2:00pm 4:00pm-6:00pm 8:00pm-9:00pm

Because these times are scheduled for length swim, 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; and adjusting lanes for appropriate speed. Lifeguards will assist with any needed guidance.

5:00am-8:00am 11:00am-2:00pm

5:00am-9:00am 11:00am-2:00pm

(*5:00pm after 5/27)

(2 lanes lap until 12:00pm)

12:00pm-5:00pm

12:00pm-3:00pm

9:00am-2:00pm

12:00pm-3:00pm

East Pool will be closed June 9 -16 Oasis will be closed August 25 - September 2

YOUTH SWIMMING NOTE:

To swim alone, children must be 7 years old. Otherwise, a parent must be IN THE WATER and within arm’s reach of the child at all times. To be alone in the hot tub, swimmers must be 15 years old. Children must be able to swim 15 yards to use the slide alone. If they are unable, they must wear a life jacket (provided by the Community Center) and ride down with an adult, age 18 or older.

COURT HOURS I GYM HOURS: MONDAY, MAY 27 - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

BASKETBALL DROP-IN

ADULT ONLY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

5:30am - 8:00am 11:00am-1:00pm 5:30pm-7:30pm

5:30am - 8:00am 11:00am-1:00pm 5:30pm-7:30pm

5:30am - 8:00am 11:00am-1:00pm 5:30pm-7:30pm

5:30am - 8:00am 11:00am-1:00pm 5:30pm-7:30pm

5:30am - 8:00am 11:00am-1:00pm 5:30pm-7:30pm

YOUTH ONLY ADULT & YOUTH

BADMINTON TABLE TENNIS PICKLEBALL VOLLEYBALL DROP-IN DROP-IN DROP-IN DROP-IN

MONDAY

SUNDAY

7:00pm-9:00pm

7:00pm-9:00pm

7:00pm-9:00pm

11:00am1:30/3:30pm (varies) 11:00am1:30/3:30pm

7:00pm-9:00pm

ADULT & YOUTH

(varies)

ALL AGES

ALL AGES

2:00pm-4:00pm

9:00am-11:00am

9:00am-11:00am

9:00am-11:00am

ALL AGES

11:00am-2:00pm

ALL AGES (Under 7, parent required) AGES 6 & UNDER WITH PARENT $6/CHILD, FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS AGES 7 & UP $6/CHILD, FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS

SPRING 6:00pm-9:00pm SUMMER 6:00pm-9:00pm

SPRING 6:00pm-9:00pm SUMMER 6:00pm-9:00pm

SPRING 6:00pm-9:00pm SUMMER 6:00pm-8:00pm

SPRING 1:00pm-4:00pm SUMMER 1:00pm-4:00pm

SPRING 10:30pm-12:30pm

SPRING 10:30pm-12:30pm SUMMER 4:30pm-6:30pm

SPRING 4:30pm-6:30pm

SPRING 4:30pm-6:30pm

SPRING 6:30pm-8:30pm

SPRING 6:30pm-8:30pm

SUMMER 6:30pm-8:30pm

SUNDAY SPRING 1:00pm-4:00pm SUMMER 1:00pm-4:00pm

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 Heather Zahn 989.832.7937 ext. 2264 or Hzahn@greatermidland.org *Facility availability will vary due to leagues, tournaments and other programming. Consult weekly schedule at greatermidland.org or by calling the Welcome Center at 989.832.7937 ext. 0 **A paying adult must accompany preschool child into water ($12 for both the parent and 1st child; $4 additional child). No more than 3 children per adult. (Wellness Center, Walking/Running Track and Racquet Courts are all open to Day Pass holders during business hours)

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training hours

PERSONAL TRAINING Your path to personalized wellness starts with our Wellness Coordinator. We’re happy to meet with you, assess your needs and match you with the right program and trainer. There’s no charge for wellness assessments and they are available to members as well as participants. Greater Midland makes personal training just that personal. INFO: Steve Harrington at SHarrington@greatermidland.org or 989-832-7937 ext. 2253

The food you’re putting in your body is just as important as how you’re working out your body. Need some help? Enter our registered dietitian, Catherine Clark! Receive one-on-one coaching, discuss your goals, research recipes, and more! INFO: Catherine Clark at CClark@greatermidland.org or 989.832.7937 ext. 2255

GREATER SPORTS PERFORMANCE Our mission is to tip the scales 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 evaluation today as an individual, group or team. INFO: Sean Leahy at SLeahy@greatermidland.org or 989-832-7937 ext. 2228

WELLNESS CENTER ROCK CLIMBING WALL/JUNGLE GYM/GYMNASTICS HOURS: SPRING: APRIL 21-JUNE 8 I SUMMER: JUNE 9-AUGUST 25 TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

GREATER MIDLAN D.ORG

taeKWON do youth & 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.

NUTRITION COACHING

12:00pm-4:00pm

MONDAY GYMNASTICS JUNGLE GYM ROCK CLIMB DROP-IN DROP-IN DROP-IN

SATURDAY

SPECIALTY FITNESS

Our Wellness Center provides a variety of 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, massage and other specialty fitness options.

SPRING 1: May #30412 A, B, C SPRING 2: June #40410 A, B SUMMER 1: July # 40411 A, B SUMMER 2: August #40412 A, B TUESDAY

6:00pm-7:00pm | BEGINNER 7:00pm-8:00pm | INTERMEDIATE 8:00pm-9:00pm | ADVANCED

THURSDAY

6:00pm-7:00pm | BEGINNER 7:00pm-8:00pm | INTERMEDIATE 8:00pm-9:00pm | ADVANCED

SATURDAY

9:00am-10:00am | BEGINNER 10:00am-11:00am | INTERMEDIATE 11:00am-12:00pm | ADVANCED

BEGINNER CLASS: 10th-7th gup techniques practiced INTERMEDIATE CLASS: 6th-3rd gup techniques practiced ADVANCED CLASS: 2nd gup - Black Belt techniques practiced Section A | 1 time/week | $40 per month | 1-3 hours of weekly training Section B | 2 times/week | $76 per month | 2-6 hours of weekly training Section C | 3 times/week | $108 per month | 3-9 hours of weekly training • • • •

New students are accepted the first week of each month Students are welcome to train in any class of their rank or lower Students may register for 1, 2, 3 or 4 days per week Late fees are applied after the 7th of each month on outstanding balances

Saturday sessions NOT OFFERED during June, July & August terrytkd8th@gmail.com

MASTER TERRY BATCH 989-430-9143 | www.taekwondo-batch.com

MASSAGE It’s all about you! Massage therapy can alleviate lower back pain, relieves muscle tension and relax over-used muscles. It also creates relaxation, minimizes anxiety and lessens depression. We have Swedish, Deep Tissue and Myofascial Release Therapy available. Massages: $60/Hour Thera-Rub Massage: $15 for 15 minutes To set up an appointment with one of our Licensed Massage Therapists call Peggy Smith at 989-832-7937 ext. 4443 or Lisa Phillips at 989-205-8395. 2019 SPRING | SUM MER BROCHURE

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FACILITY RENTALS GYM RENTALS

The Greater Midland Community Center has three full-size gyms to rent by groups and organizations. Special rates are available for Greater Midland Community Center team practices/scrimmages. INFO: Jenny Roan at JRoan@GreaterMidland .org or 989-832-7937 ext. 2261

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

CLIMBING WALL RENTALS

HAVE YOUR BIRTHDAY PARTY AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER!

The Climbing Wall has a capacity of 18 people and is available for private reservations and group activities. INFO: Heather Zahn 989.832.7937 ext 2264 or Hzahn@greatermidland.org

PARTY OPTIONS: Sports Mania, Nerf Challenge, Gaga Ball, Splash Bash Pool Party*, Rock Climbing Adventure, Fantastic Gymnastics, and Bounce House Extravaganza

TEAM-BUILDING

STANDARD PACKAGE I $125 per 10 guests Includes 1 hour in the party room, 1 hour in activity, T-shirt for Birthday child, free admission for Birthday Child PARTY EXTREME PACKAGE I $180 per 12 guests 1 hr party room and 1 hr activity, includes birthday cake, special gift for Bday child and t-shirt,free admission for bday child

Leadership, goal-setting, trust and communication are essential skills possessed by successful teams. We provide 3-, 5-, and 8-hour workshops with large and small group activities to equip your team with the necessary tools to develop these skills. Choose from activities such as rock climbing, adventure racing, curling, construction activities and more! Lunch and refreshments can be provided. INFO: Kevin Heye at kheye@greatermidland. org, 989-832-7937 ext. 2211 OR Beth Gaertner at BGaertner@ greatermidland.org or 989-832-7937 ext. 2280.

PARTY PLUS PACKAGE I $200 per 15 guests Includes 1 hour in the party room, a two 1-hour activities, a T-shirt for the Birthday Child and special gift, free Birthday child admission PRE-SCHOOL PARTY PACKAGE I $125 per 10 guests Must be turning 4 or 5. Includes 1 hour in private party room, two 30minute activities, free T-shirt for Birthday Child. Pre-school activities: Sports Mania, Fantastic Gymnastics, bounce House Extravaganza, and Nerf Challenge. Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied in the pool by an adult at all times at a 3:1 ratio.

CURLING CENTER RENTALS

Curling season is late October to early March and group facility rentals are available during this time. Reservations are accepted beginning in September. Non-curling rentals are available April-August. Group rentals are available for special events. Clubs, schools, churches, businesses and other organizations can try this fun sport. INFO: Kari Wedge at KWedge@ GreaterMidland.org or 989-832-7937 ext. 2212

$50 non-refundable deposit is required for all party packages. Additional guests can be added a $6.50 per participant. INFO: Brittany Hines at

BHines@greatermidland.org or 989-832-7937 ext. 2272

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PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

TUMBLE JUNGLE

PRESCHOOL AQUATICS AQUA BABIES

AGES: 6 MONTHS - 3 YEARS

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.

STRUCTURED LESSONS All aquatic instructional programs are offered under the standards of the American Red Cross. 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 his/her 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. 3. Please bring hair ties or clips for hair that will hang in the face when wet.

SPRING 4/22 - 6/3 31100-A M 5:45pm - 6:15pm 4/24 – 6/5 31100-D W 5:45pm - 6:15pm 4/27 - 6/8 31100-G Sa 9:00am - 9:30am

Member/Participant $65/$75 $65/$75 $65/$75

SUMMER 1 6/17 - 7/15 6/19 - 7/17

41100-A 41100-C

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5:45pm - 6:15pm 5:30pm - 6:00pm

$52/$60 $52/$60

SUMMER 2 7/22 - 8/19 7/24 - 8/21

41100-E 41100-G

M W

5:45pm - 6:15pm 5:30pm - 6:00pm

$52/$60 $52/$60

TWO PEAS IN A POD

AGES: 2.5 - 3 YEARS

This class is designed for families that want to continue a handson 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.

4. Please remove street shoes before entering pool area.

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6:15pm - 6:45pm

$52/$60

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

SUMMER 2 7/22 - 8/19

41200-B

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6:15pm - 6:45pm

$52/$60

AGES: 1 - 3 YEARS

Parent and child will learn basic skills such as rolls and balancing on the beam, while focusing on a weekly goal, such as turns or listening. Parent participation required.

Member/Participant 5:00pm - 5:30pm $48/$55 9:00am - 9:30am $41/$47

SUMMER 1 6/18 - 7/16 47045-A Tu 5:00pm - 5:30pm $35/$40 SUMMER 2 7/23 - 8/20 47045-B Tu 5:00pm - 5:30pm $35/$40 8

Member/Participant 5:30pm - 6:15pm $50/$57 9:45am - 10:30am $41/$47

SUMMER 1 6/18 - 7/16 7/23 - 8/20

5:30pm - 6:15pm 5:30pm - 6:15pm

47010-A 47010-B

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GREATER MIDLAN D.ORG

$35/$40 $35/$40

CLIMBING SPIDER MONEKYS

AGES: 4 – 6 YEARS

This hour long parent and child session includes warm up games and instructed climbing with skills based tasks. Parents/Guardians are required to supervise their chid(ren) (max 2 children per adult) and will take an active role in their child’s climbing. Tips and advice will be given to the supervising adults about how to best support and coach their child with their climbing.

SPRING 4/25 – 6/6 47700-A Th

Member/Participant 10:00am - 10:45am $57/$65

DANCE KINDER HIP HOP/JAZZ COMBO YEARS

HOPPERS

AGES: 2 - 3 YEARS

Teaches basic skills such as jumps, rolls, the balance beam and low bar. Each week will incorporate a fun activity to keep kids engaged! Parent participation required. Shoes should be removed before participation.

SPRING 4/22 - 6/3 37910-A M 4/27 - 6/8 37910-B Sa

Member/Participant 5:45pm - 6:30pm $50/$57 11:30am - 12:15pm $50/$57

SUMMER 1 6/17 - 7/15

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5:45pm - 6:30pm

$42/$48

SUMMER 2 MOMMY & ME CREATIVE MOVEMENT AGES: 2 - 5 YEARS 7/22 - 8/19

47910-B

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5:45pm - 6:30pm

$42/$48

Mommy and Me Creative Movement. Parents and children will experience a fun, simple introduction to dance with easy to follow instruction.

KINDER BALLET

Member/Participant 9:30am - 10:15am $50/$57

AGES: 3 - 5 YEARS

Dancers will learn basic ballet steps, coordination, and how to follow directions in a supportive, positive environment.

SPRING 4/22 - 6/3 37005-A M 5:00pm - 5:30pm 4/24 - 6/5 37005-B W 10:00am - 10:30am 4/27 - 6/8 37005-C Sa 9:30am - 10:00am

Member/Participant $41/$47 $43/$49 $41/$47

SUMMER 1 6/17 - 7/15 47005-A

SPRING 4/22 - 6/3 37907-A M 4/27 - 6/8 37907-B Sa SUMMER 1 6/17 - 7/15 47907-A M

5:00pm - 5:30pm

$35/$40

SUMMER 2 7/22 - 8/19 47005-B M 5:00pm - 5:30pm

SUMMER 2 7/22 - 8/19

$35/$40

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AGES: 4 - 6

Dancers will learn hip-hop and jazz moves to age-appropriate, upbeat music ranging from Broadway classics to current pop hits.

SPRING 4/27 - 6/8 37901-A Sa

GYMNASTICS

SPRING 4/23 - 6/4 37045-A Tu 4/27 - 6/8 37045-B Sa

SPRING 4/23 - 6/4 37010-A Tu 4/27 - 6/8 37010-B Sa

SPRING Member/Participant 4/22 - 6/3 31200-B M 6:15pm - 6:45pm $65/$75 4/24 - 6/5 31200-C W 6:15pm - 6:45pm $65/$75 4/27 - 6/8 31200-D Sa 9:30am - 10:00am $65/$75 SUMMER 1 6/17 - 7/15

TUMBLE TOTS

AGES: 3.5 - 5 YEARS

Teaches basic skills on the low bar, balance beam, trampoline and tumbling. Students will develop fine and gross motor skills as well as social and listening skills.

47907-B

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ATHLETICS MINI SPORTS SAMPLER

AGES: 2 - 3 YEARS

Children will be introduced to new sports, games and fitness activities in this variety-filled 30-minute session. This experience will enhance hand/foot-eye coordination, gross motor skills, balance and social interactions in a physical education atmosphere.

SPRING 4/23 – 6/4 38537-A

Tu

5:15pm - 5:45pm

Member/Participant $44/$50

5:00pm - 5:45pm 10:15 - 11:30am

Member/Participant $50/$57 $50/$57

5:00pm - 5:45pm

$42/$48

Children will be introduced to the basic skills of basketball, t-ball, and soccer in a variety-filled 45-minute session. This experience will enhance hand/foot-eye coordination, gross motor skills, balance and social interactions in a physical education atmosphere.

$42/$48

SPRING 4/23 – 6/4 37105-B Tu 5:45pm - 6:30pm

5:00pm - 5:45pm

BASKETBALL, T-BALL & SOCCER

AGES: 3 - 5 YEARS

Member/Participant $68/$78

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YOUTH PROGRAMS KIPPERS

YOUTH WELLNESS/FITNESS TEEN FITNESS POLICY Equipment orientation is required for youth participants. Children who are 12 may use the Wellness Center with a parent or guardian with them at all times. Children who are 13 may use the Wellness Center if their parent or guardian is in the facility. All 12- and 13-year olds can only access Life Fitness Pin Select, Free Motion and cardio equipment. Full access to the Wellness Center is allowed at age 14 and older. INFO & ORIENTATION: Mike Schafer at mschafer@greatermidland.org 989-8327937 ext. 2251

YOUTH MOUNTAIN BIKE PROGRAM

10 -18 YEARS

Class meets at Midland City Forest for two hours twice/week on Tuesday & Thursday. One hour of bike safety/maintenance instruction and one hour riding with two staff members. Participants are required to bring their bike and helmet. This class will not meet the week of July 4th.

6/11 - 7/18

40233-A

Member/Participant $83/$95

Tu,Th 9am - 11am

GYMNASTICS LEAPERS

AGES: 5 - 7 YEARS

Great for beginners! Learn the basics of floor skills including cartwheels, jumps, rolls, and handstands. Skills on the beam, bars, vault and trampoline will be introduced. Must be able to do a forward roll in order to enroll in Leapers.

SPRING 4/22 - 6/3 37020-A M 4/25 - 6/6 37020-B Th SUMMER 1 6/17 - 7/15 SUMMER 2 7/22 – 8/19

47020-A 47020-B

M M

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

WHEELERS

BALLET I

Member/Participant $50/$57 $58/$67 $42/$48 $42/$48

AGES: 7 - 13 YEARS

Great for beginners! Learn the basics of floor skills including cartwheels, jumps, rolls, and handstands. Skills on the beam, bars, vault and trampoline will be introduced. Must be able to do a straight leg cartwheel to enroll in this class.

SPRING 4/22 - 6/3 37025-A M

7:30pm - 8:30pm

Member/Participant $50/$57

SUMMER 1 6/17 - 7/15

47025-A

M

7:30pm - 8:30pm

$42/$48

SUMMER 2 7/22 - 8/19

47025-B

M

7:30pm - 8:30pm

$42/$48

GREATER MIDLAN D.ORG

AGES: 7 - 12 YEARS

Students must be able to do a back bend from a standing position in order to enroll in Kippers. Class will focus on developing tumbling skills, handsprings and handstands. More challenging bar and beam skills are introduced.

SPRING 4/23 - 6/4 37934-A Tu 5:00pm - 5:45pm

Member/Participant $58/$67

SUMMER 1 6/18 - 7/16

47934-A

Tu

5:00pm - 5:45pm

$42/$48

SPRING 4/22 - 6/3 37035-A M 4/25 – 6/6 37035-B Th

SUMMER 2 7/23 - 8/20

47934-B

Tu

5:00pm - 5:45pm

$42/$48

6:30pm - 7:30pm 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Member/Participant $50/$57 $57/$65

BALLET II

AGES: 9 - 13 YEARS

SUMMER 1 6/17 - 7/15

47035-A

M

6:30pm - 7:30pm

$42/$48

SUMMER 2 7/22 - 8/19

Dancers will learn more intricate technique and improve posture and strength.

47035-B

M

6:30pm - 8:00pm

$42/$48

SPRING 4/24 - 6/5 37916-A W 5:00pm - 5:45pm

Member/Participant $58/$67

SUMMER 1 6/18 - 7/16

47916-A

Tu

5:45pm - 6:30pm

$42/$48

SUMMER 2 7/23 - 8/20

47916-C

Tu

5:45pm - 6:30pm

$42/$48

SPRINGERS

AGES: 8.5 - 14 YEARS

Beginning gymnastics class - great for older students. Learn the basics of tumbling, beam, bar and vault skills with kids their own age.

SPRING 4/23 - 6/4 37050-A Tu SUMMER 1 6/18 – 7/16 SUMMER 2 7/23 – 8/20

47050-A 47050-B

Tu Tu

7:15pm - 8:15pm 6:00pm - 7:00pm 6:00pm - 7:00pm

WARRIOR ZONE

Member/Participant $57/$65

JAZZ I

$47/$54

CW YOUTH CLUB AGES:

$47/$54

The aim of this club is for teen climbers to meet other like-minded people their own age who enjoy climbing. Qualified instructors will be on hand to help meet the needs of our teen climbers.

AGES: 6 - 11 YEARS

Be an action star! Learn to roll over and around obstacles, and perform agility drills. Get ready to be a warrior!

SPRING 4/23 – 6/4 37047-A Tu 6:15pm - 7:15pm

Member/Participant $66/$76

SUMMER 1 6/18 – 7/16

47047-A

Tu

7:30pm - 8:15pm

$47/$54

SUMMER 2 7/23 – 8/20

47047-C

Tu

7:30pm - 8:15pm

$47/$54

13 - 16 YEARS

SPRING 4/25 - 6/6

37704-A

Th

6:30pm - 7:30pm

HIP HOP I

Tu

6:30pm - 7:15pm

$42/$48

Sessions incorporate fun climbing games to progress skills, tech¬niques and develop problem-solving and advance climbing skills.

SUMMER 2 7/23 - 8/20

47962-C

Tu

6:30pm - 7:15pm

$42/$48

SPRING 4/23-6/4 37701-A Tu 5:30pm - 6:30pm

HIP HOP II

CLIMBING KIDS CLUB

Member/Participant $69/$79

AGES: 6 - 8 YEARS

This class is for those just starting to climb! Children will learn the basics of climbing movement with an emphasis on agility, balance and coordination with a healthy dose of fun!

37702-A

Th

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Member/Participant $69/$79

BASKETBALL

AGES: 6 - 8 YEARS

47962-A

AGES: 9 - 12 YEARS

Member/Participant $58/$67

Dancers will learn fun footwork, isolation, and rhythmic combinations in this class.

SUMMER 1 6/18 - 7/16

ROCK KIDS CLIMBING CLUB

SPRING 4/3 - 6/4 37937-A W 5:45 - 6:30pm

DANCE

Member/Participant $58/$67

CLIMBING

AGES: 9 - 13 YEARS

Dancers will learn more complex jazz combinations and begin to develop their stage presence.

Member/Participant $69/$79

SPRING 4/23 - 6/4 37962-A Tu 6:30pm - 7:15pm

SPRING 4/25 - 6/6

10

AGES: 6 - 8 YEARS

Dancers will work on ballet technique, discipline, and basic combinations.

AGES: 9 - 13 YEARS

Hip Hop II dancers will begin to learn more difficult tricks and how to freestyle

I DREAM - JUNIOR BASKETBALL LEAGUE GRADES: K - 2 Beginner basketball program designed to teach the fundamentals of basketball (dribbling, passing, shooting, man-to-man defense), as well as teamwork and good sportsmanship in a clinic and game setting. Each player will receive a t-shirt.

SPRING 4/23 - 6/4 37104-A

Tu

6:30pm - 7:25pm

I DREAM - PRO BASKETBALL CLINIC

Member/Participant $78/$90

GRADES: 3 - 4

SPRING 4/24 - 6/5 37922-A W 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Member/Participant $50/$58

SUMMER 1 6/17 - 7/15

$42/$48

Fundamentals, game strategies, teamwork and good sportsmanship will be the emphasis of this weekly basketball clinic. Fun-filled station drills, relays, skill-enhancing games and scrimmages will help players improve their skills. Each player will receive a t-shirt.

$42/$48

SPRING 4/25 - 6/6 37102-A

SUMMER 2 7/22 – 8/19

47922-C 47922-D

M M

6:30pm - 7:15pm 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Th

5:30pm – 6:25pm

Member/Participant $78/$90

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CHAMPIONS BASKETBALL CLINIC

GRADES: 5 - 6

VOLLEYBALL

Fundamentals, game strategies, teamwork and good sportsmanship will be the emphasis of this weekly basketball clinic. Fun-filled station drills, relays, skill-enhancing games and scrimmages will help players improve their skills. Each player will receive a t-shirt.

SPRING 4/25 - 6/6 37102-B Th 6:30pm - 7:25pm

PRO VOLLEYBALL PROGRAM

GRADES: 3 - 4

Beginner volleyball program designed to teach the fundamentals of volleyball (passing, setting, serving, attacking and court positioning), as well as teamwork and good sportsmanship in a clinic setting. Being active, having fun and improving individual skills will be our focus. Lower net and lighter volleyball will be used to encourage player success. Knee pads are recommended.

Member/Participant $78/$90

SPRING 4/24 – 6/5 37834-A W

5:30pm - 6:25pm

CHAMPIONS VOLLEYBALL PROGRAM

CCL 4ON4 BASKETBALL

GRADES 7-12

Join us for our middle and high school basketball leagues! Gather your friends and register a team! Leagues will run April 21-June 9, 2019. Teams will play five league games and a single-elimination tournament. Games will be played on Sunday afternoon/evening. We will offer a 7th-8th grade league, 9th-10th grade league and 11th-12th grade league for boys and girls.

SPRING Member/Participant 4/21 - 6/9 37405-A Su 1:00pm – 9:00pm $39/45

Member/Participant $78/$90

GRADES: 5 - 6

Beginner volleyball program designed to teach the fundamentals of volleyball (passing, setting, serving, attacking and court positioning), as well as teamwork and good sportsmanship in a clinic setting. Being active, having fun and improving individual skills will be our focus. Modified net and lighter volleyball will be used to encourage player success. Knee pads are recommended.

SPRING 4/24 - 6/5 37834-B W

6:30pm - 7:25pm

Member/Participant $78/$90

VOLLEYBALL - PLAY THE GAME LEAGUE GRADES: 7 - 8

fun and improving individual/team skills will be our focus. Knee pads are recommended. Registration packets are available at the Community Center Welcome Desk. Team roster and player fees are due by Wed., April 3. League organizational meeting for coaches will take place on Wed., March 20 at 6:30pm.

SPRING 4/7 - 6/9 37836-A Su 3:00 - 7:00pm

Member/Participant $78/$90

MICHIGAN ELITE VOLLEYBALL

For information regarding travel volleyball for girls ages 10-18, please visit www.mevba.com.

SEWING FOR BOYS & GIRLS AGES: 10 - 13 YEARS This is a beginner sewing class for boys and girls. This is a one-time class which teaches students how to use a sewing machine, along with the basic skills to get started sewing. Students will sew a beginner project! This is a great class for children who want to give sewing a try.

SPRING Member/Participant 4/13 38060-B Sa 9:00am - 11:30am $35/$40

Register as a team! Gather your friends and teammates for this volleyball league experience! Teams will play 5 league games with practices and a season-ending tournament. Games will be played on Sunday afternoons/evenings. Practices will be scheduled based on coach and gym availability. Individual players (without a team) will be placed on a team, pending availability. Being active, having

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ADULT ADULT BALLET

ART WATERCOLOR PAINTING

AGES: 12 YEARS & UP

Whether you are experienced or have never touched a paint brush; the Instructor Louise Herringshaw can help you create wonderful works of Art.

SPRING Member/Participant 4/23 – 6/4 33650-A Tu 9:00am – 11:00am $62/$71 SUMMER 1 6/18 - 7/16

43650-A

Tu

9:00am – 11:00am $44/$50

SUMMER 2 7/23 - 8/20

43650-B

Tu

9:00am – 11:00am $44/$50

DANCE CONTRA DANCE

AGES: 18 YEARS & UP

This will meet once a month on 2nd Saturday of the Month from September to May. Dances will be on 9/8, 10/13, 11/10, 12/8, 1/12, 2/9, 3/9, 4/13 and 5/11. Pre Dance lesson and warm up will be at 6:30pm. Dancing will be from 7:00pm-9:30pm

9/8 - 5/11

14103-A

Sa

6:30pm - 9:30pm

$50

AGES: 18 YEARS & UP

An introduction to ballet for adults interested in learning a new skill while gaining strength and coordination

SPRING 4/23 - 6/4 37909-A Tu 7:15 - 8:00pm

ADULT BURLESQUE

Member/Participant $58/$67

AGES: 18 YEARS AND UP

It is time to embrace your inner diva! This class gives you the work out you want with the confidence you deserve. Learn burlesque dance moves full of attitude and tricks that are sure to wow your friends. Men and women welcome.

Spring 4/24-6/5 37904-A W 7:15pm-8:00pm

Member/Participant $58/$67

ADULT SUMMER HOOPS LEAGUE 2019 4ON4 CROSS-COURT, SELF-OFFICIATED Now registering teams for the summer INDOOR basketball leagues. Games will be played on Monday evenings. Teams must have a Team Roster and player contracts turned in by May 17, 2019. League begins June 3, 2019. Season will be 8 league games and a double-elimination tournament at the end of the season. Registration packets will be available at the Welcome Center after April 15, 2019.

PLAYER FEE: 47212-A

Member/Participant $44/$50 - $10 Late Fee will b applied on/after May 18, 2019

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EVERY SUMMER 5,000 + CAMPERS ATTEND GREATER MIDLAND SUMMER CAMPS!! Campers have the opportunity to create lasting friendships and have outstanding hands-on learning experiences. Register your camper at the Greater Midland Community Center Welcome Center. Or register online at: greatermidland.org/camps Registration is limited and will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Many of our camps fill. It is highly recommended to register early to have the best chance at securing a spot in a camp.

CHECK OUT OUR 2019 SESSION CALENDARS!

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ACTIVE ADULTS

50+ CENTER FUN EXERCISE

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 $45 annual fee), Premier, Multi or Land & Water Annual Fitness Pass.

GARDAN WITH US! The Greater Midland Community Center welcomes gardeners both new and experienced to apply for a plot this growing season! Full and half plots are available. For those with limited mobility, we offer four raised beds: two at 4 feet high and two at 3 feet high. The soil will be ready for planting with water and tool available. Gardeners must fill out an application. It is not guaranteed that you will get a plot if an application is submitted. All gardeners must be cleaned up no later than 9 am on October 12th. INFO: Amanda Ewald at 989.832.7937 ext 2270.

WINTER 2/25 - 10/12 34000-D M/Sa

12 - 12am

Member/Participant Full plot $20 Half plot $10 Raised bed plot $15

A pre-season garden meeting in the Greater Midland Community Center’s 50+ Center on Wednesday, April 3, 5:30pm - 6:30pm. Anyone interested in gardening is encouraged to attend.

50+ CENTER FUN ACTIVITIES/EXERCISE

MAH JONGG Tuesdays & Thursdays at 1:00pm. Mah Jongg is a rummy-like game played with tiles rather than cards. Beginners are welcome and instructions is offered if needed.

LINE DANCING GENTLE AEROBICS Monday, Wednesday, & Fridays 12:15pm – 1:00pm. A light and gentle aerobics class. Led by a volunteer. Attention Adult participants - Tai Chi, a gentle traditional Chinese aerobic exercise and moving meditation, is known to benefit the mind and body. Practicing Tai Chi helps improve balance, flexibility, muscle strength and well-being. This class is designed for people 18 and up, and teaches gentle Tai Chi movements and postures along with some meditation. Wear comfortable clothing to class. NOTE: This class is scheduled for seven weeks but will not meet on May 9, for a total of six (6) sessions

Member/Participant $48/$55

If you are 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

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 at 12:30pm. This is sanctioned bridge and includes additional fees

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TAI CHI FOR 50+

COMPUTER HELP

Free admission. Sponsored by Primrose Retirement Communities First Monday of the month, October 2018 – May 2019. Dance: 6:00pm – 8:00pm and optional potluck at 5:15pm Dates: May 6. The band takes a break in the summer but will resume October 7, 2019

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 with your insurance to see if you qualify.

Tuesday & Thursday at 10:30am. Led by a volunteer!!

SPRING 4/25 - 6/6 30122-A Th 9:30am - 10:30am

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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.

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. in the 50+ Center. Come see us May 20th, 2019.

OPTIMUM LIFE HEALTH TALKS Monthly Health chats are sponsored by Brookdale of Midland These take place every second Tuesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. in the 50+ Computer Lab. All are welcome and are free of charge. They provide snacks! Topics change monthly and are posted in the 50+ Center.

AARP Smart Driving Course Tuesday, June 25th 9:00 am - 4:30 pm The AARP Smart Driver Course covers the effects of aging on driving, coping strategies, accident prevention, updates on Michigan driving laws and more. Class is open to everyone and those over age 50 completing the course are eligible for a discount on auto insurance premiums if offered by their insurance company. Cost is $15/$20 for AARP members/non-members and includes all materials and a certificate. Lunch is not available on site; it is suggested that you bring your lunch. To register call 989.832.7937 ext.2270.

TRAVEL WITH US! SPRING MACKINAC ISLAND ADVENTURE

MAY 22

It’s that time of year to get out and start your fun Michigan travels! Let’s leave the Winter behind and enjoy a Spring day at the beautiful Mackinac Island. Trip Includes: Fully escorted motorcoach travel, round trip ferry tickets with Star Line Company to and from the island, get a feel for the entire island with a narrated carriage tour, a Grand Luncheon Buffet at the Grand Hotel, a few hours on your own to explore the island, & snacks, games, and prizes on the bus (Prizes donated by Bayside Home Care).

COST: $145 (Must by 10+) ACTIVITY: 35256-C

DEPART: 6:30am RETURN: 9:00pm Register by Wednesday, April 17

Detroit Tiger Baseball Game – Summer Game TBD Be on the lookout for more details on a Detroit Tiger Baseball Game to Comerica Park. Trip Includes: Fully escorted motorcoach bus trip, tickets under the overhang - out of the sun, tickets include a small drink and hotdog, snacks, games and prizes on the bus. (Prizes donated by Bayside Home Care)

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RACES

CHECK OUT OUR NEW RACES & NEW DATES!

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

Greater Midland

BE GREATER RACE PREP SERIES

RUN THE RIVER Friday, August 2 The Tridge Area

Dow RunWalk 2019

RACES

TRAINING

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NEW!

April 3 – May 29 Wednesdays 6:00-7:30PM Greater Midland Community Center ONLY $40

INTRODUCING THE MIDLAND TRIPLE 5K CHALLENGE!

Our Great Lakes Bay Region Be Greater Race Prep series is designed to help you prepare for the upcoming race season.

Start your weekend off with a 5K, Riverdays and Balloon Fest! Join us at the Tridge for a full evening of activities including hot air balloons, food vendors, live music and a multitude of fun for the entire family! Run and Walk participants receive a pint glass, complimentary drink ticket and post-race refreshments. ALL EVENTS

Novice to experienced walkers and runners are invited to participate. We want to support you in reaching your individual goals, whether it’s running your first race, completing your first half-marathon or getting a PR! Each session includes a combination of classroom instruction and walking or running time. Participants learn the mental and physical aspects of training, proper stretching, strength training and yoga techniques, the right shoes to wear, how to protect your hips and knees, maintaining proper running form, the proper fuel for the run/walk and race strategy and etiquette. Speakers include physicians, physical therapists and dietitians from MidMichigan Health, as well as other therapists and fitness/ running specialists. Training shirt and end-of-prep celebration included! Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged.

BE GREATER KIDS TRI CAMP

RACE OFTEN. RACE LOCAL. GREATERMIDLAND.ORG/RACES

AGES: 6-15 YEARS

July 15-19 6-8 (am) / 8-13 (pm) / 13-15 (Eve) Greater Midland Community Center COST: One entire week of camp only $133! Camp and TKT race combo $150!

This weeklong kids’ camp is a lot of fun and a great way to boost your training -- or brush up on your triathlon skills! Kids are introduced to the basic techniques of swimming, cycling and running, as well as bike safety, transition practice, race pacing, healthy living and sportsmanship. Through drills, races, relays and games, children learn about the sport of triathlon, while building confidence in this fun and safe atmosphere. * Children must provide their own bicycle, helmet and swimsuit

MIDLAND

TRIPLE 5K CHALLENGE 3 RACES, CUSTOM MEDAL and a COOL ¼ ZIP! ONLY $99 thru April 30 Greater Midland’s collection of 3 races will help motivate you to stay healthy & strong, while supporting community events and fundraising efforts. Added bonus: Socialize with family and friends while having fun! You must complete all 3 races: Greater Midland Dow RunWalk – Saturday, June 1 Run the River – Friday, August 2 Great Lakes Loons Pennant Race – Friday, August 23 It’s easy to participate! Register with one click and one payment for all 3 races (5K Run or 5K Walk). When you complete the challenge, you’ll receive a customized medal and ¼ zip pullover for your achievement (presented at Loons Pennant Race). You’ll also be eligible to win great swag giveaways!

ADULT (13+) $23

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4/1-5/31

6/1-8/1

8/2

$28

$32

$37

LOONS PENNANT RACE Friday, August 23 Dow Diamond

GREATER MIDLAND DOW RUNWALK Saturday, June 1 Our biggest community race is 34 years and still running! Whether you’re looking for a family event or great competition, you don’t want to miss the Dow RunWalk. There’s a race for everyone: Half-Marathon, 10K Run, 5K Run, 5K Walk, 1 Mile Run and a Tot Trot. • OUR FLAGSHIP EVENT! • FINISHERS MEDAL for all 5K, 10K and Half- Marathon participants! ALL EVENTS

THRU 3/31

THRU 3/31

4/1-4/30

5/1-5/30

5/31-6/1

ADULT

$25

$28

$32

$37

FAMILY* HALF MARATHON**

$75 $38

$80 $43

$90 $52

$99 $57

TRI-KIDS-TRY

AGES: 3-15 YEARS

Saturday, July 20 Plymouth Park, Midland SWIM…BIKE….RUN

NEW

! DATE!

We’re moving our annual race to late August to join the Great Lakes Loons as they make a “RUN FOR THE PENNANT!” Join us for an exciting evening as the Loons battle for a place in the playoffs during one of the last nights at the Dow Diamond ballpark for the 2019 season! All participants will START and FINISH inside the stadium and receive a game ticket for the 7:05 game - including live music pre- and post-game! ALL EVENTS

THRU 3/31

4/1-6/30

7/1-8/21

8/22-8/23

5K RUN OR WALK

$30

$33

$36

$40

1 MILE FUN RUN

$15

$15

$15

$20

This youth triathlon will challenge kids to swim, bike and run to complete their race at Plymouth Park! We emphasize health, self-esteem and confidence. Tri-Kids-Try is a great way to begin instilling healthy habits that will last a lifetime! Not sure about tackling a triathlon? No worries! Join us for a fun training experience at the Be Greater Triathlon Camp (July 15-19) ALL EVENTS

THRU 5/31

6/1-7/14

7/15-7/20

YOUTH

$27

$37

$42

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AQUATIC PROGRAMS THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR FIRST SWIM 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. Please bring hair ties or clips for hair that will hang in the face when wet.

GREATER MIDLAND SWIM PROGRAMS

STRUCTURED LESSONS

GREATER MIDLAND SWIM LEVELS

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

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Private and semi-private swim lessons are available through the Greater Midland Community Center at various times throughout the week. This is a great opportunity to get one-on-one instruction at a time that fits your schedule. Our swim instructors are available to work with any age or skill level. PRIVATE LESSIONS: $40 per 30-minute session; SEMI-PRIVATE: $20 per 30-minute session per participant (a minimum of two participants required for lesson). TIMES & REGISTRATION: Esteban Rivera at ERivera@greatermidland.org or 989.832.7937 ext.2281

SWIM TEAMS PORPOISE SWIM TEAM

AGES: 6-12 YEARS

Unsure 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 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 Greater Midland Community Center. NOTE: Participants must be able to swim 25 yards continuously without assistance or using any floatation, and know the basics of the freestyle and back stroke.

SPRING 4/22 - 6/3 31918-A M 4/24 - 6/5 31918-B W 4/22 - 6/5 31920-A M/W

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

Member/Participant $70/$80 $70/$80 $131/$150

ADVANCED YOUTH CONDITIONING This Class is designed for those who are at least a Level in the Greater Midland Swim Program, or have instructor approval. Participants will work on stroke refinement and conditioning. Workouts will be coached.

4/23 -6/4 20

31911-B

Tu

6:45 - 7:30pm

GREATER MIDLAN D.ORG

$75/$85

AGES: 3 - 16

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-yearolds through advanced level 6, will be offered. Sign your child up for a time slot that accommodates your schedule and a qualified Greater Midland Instructor will divide him/her into the appropriate levels. This accommodates all your children in one time frame!

MIDLAND DOLPHINS SWIM TEAM Powered by the Greater Midland Community Center, the mission of the Midland Dolphins Swim Team is to promote competitive swimming in the Midland community while allowing each athlete to achieve his or her personal goals. WE do this by providing the opportunities for our swimmers to swim at both local and competitive swim meets. Prices for all groups are based on a weekly fee and weeks change from session to session. INFO: Beth Gaertner at BGaertner@greatermidland.org or 989.923.1798 or Buffy Hall at Bhall@greatermidland.org

4/23 - 6/4

31001-K 31001-L 31001-M 31001-N

Tu Tu Tu Tu

4/24 - 6/5

31003-A 31003-B 31003-C 31003-D

W W W W

4/27 - 6/8

31006-A 31006-B 31006-C 31006-D

Sa Sa Sa Sa

Member/Participant SUMMER $70/$80 6/17 - 6/21 41001-G $70/$80 41001-H $70/$80 41001-J $70/$80 6/24 - 6/28 41001-K 4:30pm - 5:15pm $70/$80 41001-L 5:15pm - 6:00pm $70/$80 41001-M 6:00pm - 6:45pm $70/$80 7/1 - 7/5 41001-N 6:45pm - 7:30pm $70/$80 41001-P 4:30pm - 5:15pm $70/$80 41001-Q 5:15pm - 6:00pm $70/$80 7/8 - 7/12 41001-R 6:00pm - 6:45pm $70/$80 41001-S 6:45pm - 7:30pm $70/$80 41001-T 9:00am - 9:45am $70/$80 9:45am - 10:30am $70/$80 7/15 - 7/19 41001-U 10:30am - 11:15am $70/$80 41001-V 11:15am - 12:00pm $70/$80 41001-W 4:30pm - 5:15pm 5:15pm - 6:00pm 6:00pm - 6:45pm 6:45pm - 7:30pm

SUMMER 6/17 - 7/15 41001-A M 4:30pm - 5:15pm 41001-B M 5:15pm - 6:00pm 41001-C M 6:00pm - 6:45pm

Member/Participant $52/$60 $52/$60 $52/$60

7/22 - 8/19

41001-D 41001-E 41001-F

M M M

4:30pm - 5:15pm 5:15pm - 6:00pm 6:00pm - 6:45pm

$52/$60 $52/$60 $52/$60

6/18 - 7/16 7/23 - 8/20

41012-A 41012-B 41012-C 41012-D 41012-E 41012-F

Tu Tu Tu Tu Tu Tu

4:30pm - 5:15pm 5:15pm - 6:00pm 6:00pm - 6:45pm 4:30pm - 5:15pm 5:15pm - 6:00pm 6:00pm - 6:45pm

$52/$60 $52/$60 $52/$60 $52/$60 $52/$60 $52/$60

6/19 - 7/17

41003-A 41003-B 41003-C

W W W

4:30 - 5:15pm 5:15 - 6:00pm 6:00pm - 6:45pm

$52/$60 $52/$60 $52/$60

7/24 - 8/21

41003-D 41003-E 41003-F

W W W

4:30pm - 5:15pm 5:15pm - 6:00pm 6:00pm - 6:45pm

$52/$60 $52/$60 $52/$60

M-F M-F M-F

Member/Participant 10:00am - 10:45am $52/$60 10:45am - 11:30am $52/$60 11:30am - 12:15pm $52/$60

M-F M-F M-F

10:00am - 10:45am $52/$60 10:45am - 11:30am $52/$60 11:30am - 12:15pm $52/$60

M-W/F 10:00am - 10:45am $43/$50 M-W/F 10:45am - 11:30am $43/$50 M-W/F 11:30am - 12:15pm $43/$50 M-F M-F M-F

10:00am - 10:45am $52/$60 10:45am - 11:30am $52/$60 11:30am - 12:15pm $52/$60

M-F M-F M-F

10:00am - 10:45am $52/$60 10:45am - 11:30am $52/$60 11:30am - 12:15pm $52/$60

7/22 - 7/26

41012-G M-F 41012-H M-F 41012-J M-F

10:00am 10:45am $52/$60 10:45am - 11:30am $52/$60 11:30am - 12:15pm $52/$60

7/29 - 8/2

41012-K M-F 41012-L M-F 41012-M M-F

10:00am - 10:45am $52/$60 10:45am - 11:30am $52/$60 11:30am - 12:15pm $52/$60

8/5 - 8/9

41012-N M-F 41012-P M-F 41012-Q M-F

10:00am - 10:45am $52/$60 10:45am - 11:30am $52/$60 11:30am - 12:15pm $52/$60

8/12 - 8/16

41012-R M-F 41012-S M-F 41012-T M-F

10:00am - 10:45am $52/$60 10:45am - 11:30am $52/$60 11:30am - 12:15pm $52/$60

8/19 - 8/23

41012-U M-F 41012-V M-F 41012-W M-F

10:00am - 10:45am $52/$60 10:45am - 11:30am $52/$60 11:30am - 12:15pm $52/$60

2019 SPRING | SUM MER BROCHURE

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EARLY CARE & EDUCATION

COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS

10,000+ THRIVING: $

Creating a meaningful connection

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 yrs. For more information please call 989.832.7937 ext.2237 or contact us at childcare@ greatermidland.org

Greater Midland offers additional locations for Early Care & Education opportunities at North Family Center, Coleman Family Center and Longview Early Learning Center

SUMMER ENRICHMENT This exciting program is offered to students Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Grade levels are divided into K & 1st 2nd& 3rd 4th & 5th Grades are divided to create tailored learning and recreation experiences for each age group. This program will emphasize positive peer relationships, leadership, responsible choices and independence. Participants in this full day program will enjoy: 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 selfreliance 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 Social/Emotional Development Physical Activity Small/Large Motor Development Large Group/Small Group Time STEM Sensory/Art

The daily routine will include a great balance between education and recreation, including opportunities for swim, use of our gymnastics facility, gym time, fitness, imaginary play, singing and storytelling. Wrap around care is also available to supplement your child’s day. For more detailed information please call 989.832.7937 ext. 2237 or contact us at childcare@ greatermidland.org 22

GREATER MIDLAN D.ORG

• • • • • • •

Swimming at the Oasis Pool Field Trips! Rock Climbing Wall Hands-On Learning Opportunities Summer Reading Program (Grace A. Dow Library) Arts & Crafts Service Learning Opportunities

For more information please call 989.832.7937 ext. 2237 or contact us at childcare@greatermidland.org

OUR CHAMPIONS! $

5,000+ 5,000+ HEALTHY: $

$

$

10,000+

1,500+ 1,500+ ENGAGED: $

$

Dow Chemical Foundation Dow Corning Foundation Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation Patricia and David Kepler Foundation RE/MAX of Midland Charles J. Strosacker Foundation

up to

1,499

up to $1,499 STABLE:

Helping all to reach their health and wellness goals

Building a stronger community by working together

Providing a nurturing and caring environment where everyone belongs

Arbury Insurance Agency Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Blue Care Network Linked Technologies MidMichigan Health

Bailey Family Dental & Braces Bayside Home Care Bickford of Midland Buffalo Wild Wings Patrick Cary – Allstate Insurance Catholic Federal Credit Union Davis & Davis Orthodontics Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union Bob Evans Garber Automotive Group Ieuter Insurance Group Kroger McArdle Buick GMC Cadillac McKay Press Meijer Midland Area Community Foundation Midland Chiropractic Sports Rehab Midland Oral & Maxilliofacial Quad/Graphics Quest Diagnostics Runners Athletic Company WalMart

ATS Printing All A’s Automotive Blessed Sacrament Parish Brookdale Senior Living Children’s Therapy Corner Chippewa Nature Center Dairy Queen Domino’s ESPN 100.9 Benjamin F. Edwards & Co Family Medicine Associates Great Lakes Investment Advisors Huntington National Bank Independence Village Senior Living Jim’s Body Shop Scott MacGregor - State Farm Insurance Members First Credit Union Midland Amateur Radio Club Midland Chemical Company Ray’s Bike Shop Shay Water Co. Sound Productions Spence Brothers Subway Touch of Health Therapies Underwater Antics

The Greater Midland Community Center is striving to create a thriving, healthy, engaged and stable community. Your business organization is a vital part in helping us achieve this goal. The Community Champions Program is designed to offer Wellness, Community Outreach and Philanthropic opportunities used to create healthier employees, community connectivity and increased brand awareness.

CONTRIBUTE. VOLUNTEER. BELONG.

Together we can ensure that all Midland residents are thriving, healthy, engaged and stable.

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

Contact Beth Gaertner, 989.832.7937 x 2280 or Bgaertner@Greatermidland.org.

BROCHURE SPONSORSHIPS/ ADVERTISING

Limited opportunities are available for the annual Spring/Summer, Fall and Winter Brochures! Please contact us if you are interested in advertising!

WE THANK OUR CHAMPIONS FOR WORKING WITH US AND HELPING US MAKE OUR MIDLAND COMMUNITY GREATER! 2019 SPRING | SUM MER BROCHURE

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2205 JEFFERSON AVE. MIDLAND, MI 48640 SPRING I SUMMER 2019 THE SPRING I SUMMER BROCHURE FEATURES ACTIVITIES, EVENTS & SERVICES OF THE GREATER MIDLAND COMMUNITY CENTER, AFFILIATES AND PARTNERS

DONATE NOW greatermidland.org

Your donation to our all-new Greater Midland Kids Fund will go directly to Summer Camp and Preschool scholarships so more childen can have a GREATER summer and a GREATER preschool education.

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

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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