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Rec&Ed Ann Arbor Public Schools • Community Education & Recreation

Fitness • Sports • Lifelong Learning • Cultural Arts

Spring 2013 Catalog

Adults • Youth • Families

Discover more then 40 ways to be creative with art, dance, drama and more!

C E R ED &

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Happy Spring! Get Creative

Get Fit

Get Cooking

This Spring Rec&Ed offers a variety of new classes in the Arts. If you want to try making a mosaic without jumping into a huge project, try Susan Wright's Mosaic Mini Projects. We welcome Kate Lindemuth, our new award winning instructor who creates needle felted wool sculptures. You can make a needle felted spring chick or bunny for your spring decor. Other new classes include Jewelry Make and Take Workshops, Drawing Realistic Textures with Colored Pencils, Altered Objects, Creating Art with your Ancestors and Collage on Canvas. Pages 4-6.

Especially exciting this spring is the Paddleboard Yoga Workshop offered in cooperation with the City of Ann Arbor. Try this one time class on June 8 and if you want more look in our Summer Catalog for a longer class. As you browse through Fitness and Wellness, we are proud to offer these new classes: Partner Personal Training with Mark Harris, Eliminate Barriers to Weight Loss, Press Away Stress, Holistic Healing for Breast Cancer Survivors and a Get Your Back, Back Series. Pages 16 - 26.

There are so many new classes in the cooking section that we can't name them all! Chef Tom Lin is offering Let’s Try Thai, Vegetarian Chinese, Asian Fusion and the popular Basic Sushi. Francesca always delights participants with new Italian dishes as well as camaraderie in her cooking classes. Bakers will enjoy Spring Cupcakes and Checkerboard Cake classes. Instructor Wendy Watson offers advice and recipes for health eating, vegetarian meals and gluten-free cooking. Register for 4 or more 1-session cooking classes and save $5 off each class. Pages 27 - 30.

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On the Cover: Sunyoung Choi and Yumi Sholtes making DipsyDoodle flowers at the Wright Studio Open House

Recreational Advisory Commission The Recreational Advisory Commission (RAC) is a citizen’s advisory group that helps Rec&Ed deliver the best programs possible for our residents.

RAC Members

Tom George, Chair Joe Erhardt, Vice Chair Tim Berla, PAC Liaison Rick Dekeon Mirande Welbourne Eleazar Keeley Erhardt

Carmen Flesher Cameron Frost Mary Jo Gray Colleen Green Jon Strite

Thank You to our Recreation Advisory Commissioners! 2 Rec&Ed spring 2013

Rec&Ed office Location & hours 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103 734-994-2300 www.aareced.com Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

The Rec&Ed Office will be closed for Good Friday 3/29 and Memorial Day 5/27

Dr. Patricia P. Green, Superintendent, Ann Arbor Public Schools Jenna Bacolor, Director, Community Education & Recreation Issue No. 38, spring 2013 Rec&Ed, The Ann Arbor Public Schools Community Education and Recreation Catalog is published 4 times a year in Ann Arbor, MI. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for our community through education and recreation.

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Inside Where Community Comes Together

C E R ED &

Spring

April–June 2013

Adult Classes

Preschool

Rec&Ed – Online

Birth - Age 6

Over 150 Classes & Certificates.............33

First Steps Washtenaw.........................40-41 new classes! Art.................................... 42 Dance............................................................... 43 Sports...............................................43-44 & 54 Swimming (Parent/Child)......................... 55

The Arts new classes! Art................................. 4-6 Glass..................................................................7 Pottery..............................................................7 Jewelry.............................................................8 Sewing..............................................................8 new! Maker Works......................................9 Woodworking................................................9 Drama & Literary Arts................................10 Couples Dance..................................... 11-12 Dance...................................................... 12-13 Instrumental Music....................................14

Fitness & Sports new classes! Fitness...................... 15-18 Yoga.......................................................... 18-19 Golf..................................................................20 Martial Arts...................................................20 Self Defense..................................................20 Scuba & Snorkeling....................................21 Swimming.....................................................22 Water Polo.....................................................22 Tennis....................................................... 22-23

Health & Enrichment Lose it Fast, Lose it Forever.....................24 Wellness.................................................. 24-26 new classes! Cooking ................. 27-30 Computers & Technology................31&34 Digital Cameras...........................................34 Finance & Income.......................................35 Languages, ESL...........................................36 Personal Enrichment.................................37 Games: Bridge.............................................37 Home & Garden..........................................38 Dog Training ................................................38 Register at www.aareced.com

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Youth Classes Grades K-12

The Arts Art.............................................................. 44-45 Dance........................................................ 45-46 Drama..............................................................47 Music................................................................47

Youth Ballet

Adapted Rec Strike Force Bowling....................................39 Adaptive Recreational Scuba...................39 Cooking Cooperatively...............................39 Dinner & A Movie.........................................39 TOPSoccer.......................................................39

Enrichment

Registration

LEGO................................................................48 Chess......................................................... 49-50 Sign Language..............................................50 Study Skills.....................................................51

4 Ways to Register........................................ 59 Rec&Ed Policies............................................. 59 Registration Forms.................................60-61 Class Locations & Map..........................62-63

Sports & Fitness

Resources

Martial Arts....................................................52 Yoga..................................................................53 Baton Twirling...............................................53 Gymnastics....................................................53 After School Sports.....................................54 new! Sports Clinics....................................54 Swimming............................................... 55-56 Water Polo......................................................56 Tennis...............................................................57 Rec&Ed Youth Team Sports......................58

Recreation Advisory Commission............2 Parent Child Classes.................................... 26 AAPS Tuition Preschool............................. 32 School Age Child Care............................... 32 Adult Team Sports....................................... 20 Birthday Parties with Rec&Ed.................. 32 Online Classes............................................... 33 Rec&Ed Summer Camps...........back cover

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Art with Susan Wright

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

Yarn Play: Knit or Crochet Do you need a refresher for turning yarn into a functional object or do you want to learn the basic techniques? Learn how to knit or crochet, read a pattern, expand your stitch repertoire, practice increase and decrease methods, or simply get the instruction that will assist you with your chosen project. See receipt for list of materials. Instructor: Susan C. Wright. 9 weeks. ID# 2161.701 FEE: $109

4/16 – 6/18 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Tuesday Wright Studio

Garden Stepping Stones

Micro Mosaic Jewelry Nano, Micro and Mini (2-8mm) describe the size of the pieces used for these beautifully intricate, inlaid mosaic pendants. Although delicate, they can be easy to assemble with random colored glass pieces or tiny handmade Moroccan tiles to compose an elaborate and complex design. You learn micro jewelry design concepts and several finishing techniques. Supplies provided and additional materials can be purchased at class. Scholarship recipients pay $40. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $110. Instructor: Susan C. Wright. 6 weeks. ID# 2132.706 4/21 – 6/9 Sunday FEE: $185 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM Wright Studio

Glass Fusions Glass is a wondrous material! You will learn the basics of fusion including how to cut and use glass, compatibility testing, prepping, and firing schedules. You will be able to make coasters, tiles, jewelry and small plates using sheet glass, rods, stringers, frit, and Iridized and Dichroic glass. All supplies and materials are included and no experience is necessary. Scholarship recipients pay $45. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $89. Fusioneer: Susan C. Wright. 4 weeks. ID# 2133.701 4/19 – 5/17 Friday FEE: $139 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Wright Studio ID# 2133.702 5/24 – 6/14 FEE: $139 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday Wright Studio

Needle Felting Frenzy The stress-relieving benefits of needle felting are amazing! Explore vast possibilities by using materials such as wool roving, fleece, yarn, felted wool sweaters and recycled wool clothing. Hand-held single and multi-needle holders will be used, as well the Instructor’s needle felting machines to make a variety of decorative or wearable items. No experience is necessary. Scholarship recipients pay $30. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $47. Frenzied Felter: Susan C. Wright. 3 weeks. ID#2162.701 FEE: $69

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4/20 – 5/4 Saturday 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Wright Studio

Spring 2013 Rec&Ed

Pave the pathways of your garden with hand-cast concrete stepping stones to make your garden a favorite place for strolling and relaxing. You will make 3 personalized pieces of amazing garden art that can be functional or highly decorative. Make your stepping stones into different shapes then embellish with decorative materials including glass tiles, ceramic shards, broken dishes or pottery, and rocks. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $42. Instructor: Susan C. Wright. 1 class. ID# 2183.701 5/18 Saturday FEE: $69 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM Wright Studio ID# 2183.702 6/8 Saturday FEE: $69 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM Wright Studio

Mosaics Create something fabulous! Mosaic is a process of choosing and fitting pieces of glass, tile or ceramic onto an item of your choosing: a picture frame, treasure box, or a birdhouse. This is your opportunity to discover how all those little tesserae combine into a fabulous whole. You will be creative and enjoy making Mosaics because of the abundance of materials, quality tools, large space, and supportive instructor. Scholarship recipients pay $70. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $145. Ms. Tesserae: Susan C. Wright. 8 weeks. ID# 2132.701 4/15 – 6/17 FEE: $225 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Wright Studio

ID# 2132.702 4/18 – 6/13 FEE: $225 12 Noon – 2:30 PM

Thursday Wright Studio

ID# 2132.703 4/18 – 6/13 FEE: $225 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Thursday Wright Studio

Mosaic Mini Projects

NEW!

If you have always wanted to try a Mosaic class, but preferred a shorter time frame, this is your opportunity to learn and enjoy the process. Explore creating a mosaic with 1 or 2 small decorative projects like a switch plate cover or small frame. You will design, grout and complete your projects in 3 sessions. Scholarship recipients pay $39. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $62. Ms. Tesserae: Susan C. Wright. 3 weeks. ID# 2132.704 4/21 – 5/19 Sunday FEE: $89 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Wright Studio ID# 2132.705 5/26 – 6/9 Sunday FEE: $89 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Wright Studio

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Art with Kate

Jewelry Make & Take Workshops

NEW!

Make your own bracelet and a pair of earrings or a necklace using crystals, glass, stones pearls and/or beads, in these beading jewelry classes. Explore the basics and learn about tools, wire wrapping, composition, findings, beads, and resources. A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructor: Lisa Belanger. 1 class. ID# 2125.701 FEE: $25

4/25 Bracelet & Earrings Thursday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CAB, Room C

ID# 2125.702 5/9 Necklace FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Kate Lindemuth 3D Needle Felting 1-Day Workshops Grades 8-Adult. Kate Lindenmuth is an award-winning artist who has been creating her unique needle felted wool sculptures for half a dozen years. Her work has been featured in several galleries including Brighton’s Artisan’s Bench. While Kate can make any animal, her specialty is re-creating individual’s beloved pets. She loves teaching others her techniques and is thrilled seeing students excel at this quiet and easy art. NEW!

Needle Felted Bracelet

Learn how to use water and a felting needle to make beautiful, handmade jewelry.Take home your first creation, a choker/bracelet, plus all of the tools you need to make many more. A materials fee of $20 is payable to the instructor at class. 1 class. ID# 2126.701 4/28 Sunday FEE: $19 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CAB, Room B

Needle Felted Spring Chick

This is an excellent beginner class. Make a life-like baby chick that you can put in an Easter basket or display. Anyone can make this darling little bird. A materials fee of $20 is payable to the instructor at class. 1 class. ID# 2126.702 5/11 Saturday FEE: $29 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CAB, Room C

Needle Felted Bunny

NEW!

This is a great introductory class for first-time needle felters. With this very easy project you will discover everything you need to know to create three-dimensional wool sculptures. You’ll have so much fun creating an adorable bunny! A materials fee of $25 is payable to the instructor at class. 1 class. ID# 2126.703 5/2 FEE: $35 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

ID# 2125.704 5/4 Necklace FEE: $25 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Drawing Realistic Textures with Colored Pencils

Saturday CAB, Room C

NEW!

Experiment with colored pencils, graphite and water soluble colored pencils to create realistic renderings of different textures: wood, glass, fabric, fur, and more. Instructor provides structured lessons, but students are welcome to work on independent projects during their studio time. Instructor: Barbara Goodsitt, professional illustrator and member of the Colored Pencil Society of America. 6 weeks. 4/22 – 6/3 Monday: Beginner 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM CAB, Room B

Altered Objects

NEW!

Transform a unique random object into a piece of art that has personal meaning using techniques such as assemblage, image transfers, sculpting, inking, rusting, texturizing, painting, and collage. Weekly lessons focus on transforming pieces of wood, glass, metal, photo frames, cigar boxes, and other random ephemera into artwork. Bring an initial object that has some personal meaning to the first class. A $25 materials fee is made payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructor: Katherine Willson. 7 weeks. ID#2130.701 FEE: $85

4/23 – 6/4 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday TBA

Creating Art with Your Ancestors

Thursday CAB, Room C

Needle/Wet Felted Fish Wall Hanging

Thursday CAB, Room C

ID# 2125.703 4/27 Bracelet & Earrings Saturday FEE: $25 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM CAB, Room C

ID# 2118.701 FEE: $89

NEW!

NEW!

Learn how to make beautiful, colorful wall hangings with wool. You will feel as if you are peering into a fish pond when you complete this two-dimensional wall hanging. You will learn both needle-felting and wet-felting. This an easy needle/water-felting project for a first time class. A materials fee of $55 is payable to the instructor at class. 1 class.

NEW!

Create a unique dimensional “family tree” display! Feature your ancestors or descendents in an altered and artistic manner, with books, tiles, tags, sculptures, boxes, tins, canvases, suitcases, or something only you can imagine. Bring your family photos to the first class. A $25 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructor: Katherine Willson. 7 weeks. ID# 2131.701 4/25 – 6/6 Thursday FEE: $85 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Pioneer, Room E105

ID# 2126.704 5/19 Sunday FEE: $39 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CAB, Room B

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Art

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

Collage on Canvas

NEW!

Create your own collage on canvas to hang or display as a decorative work of art Build up layers on a canvas using paper, fabric, paints, sprays, stencils, stamps, ink, pencils, pens, chipboard and other items. Learn how to Incorporate embellishments, found objects, pictures, lace, and other textures into your art. A materials fee of $25 is payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructor: Lisa Belanger. 7 weeks. ID# 2124.701 4/23 – 6/4 FEE: $99 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room E105

Acrylic Painting Beginning and Continuing Acrylic painting was introduced in the 1950s and since then has dominated the arts. It has been accepted by artists as a viable alternative to oil paint. It is extremely versatile and fast-drying Beginner Students learn basic painting techniques, color theory, color mixing, glazing, layering colors, and experiment with textures and painting surfaces. Continuing Enhance your painting skills! Learn additional concepts for acrylic painting: mixing colors, composition, and canvas preparation. Prerequisite: Must have knowledge of color mixing, layering and the color wheel and be comfortable working independently in a group setting. Instructor: Debra Golden. 7 weeks. ID# 2188.701 4/22 – 6/10 FEE: $135 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday CAB, Room B

Flower Painting Spring is here and it’s time to enjoy the flowers! Sketch and paint, using watercolors or acrylics, different flowers each week as you move from simple to more complicated blooms. You will investigate ways to create more interesting compositions, explore color nuances, and study paintings by notable floral artists. Instructor: Debra Golden. 7 weeks. ID# 2119.701 FEE: $135

4/24 – 6/5 Wednesday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Pioneer, Room E101

ID# 2119.702 FEE: $135

4/24 – 6/5 12 Noon – 3:00 PM

Wednesday CAB, Room A

Painting Landscapes Paint beautiful landscapes! Arist Debra Golden guides you in creating in watercolor or acrylics a Tuscan countryside, the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Galway Bay in Ireland, or your favorite enchanting location. Learn how to paint trees, sand, shoreline, and misty fog. Explore the correct range of greens for the scene, how to suggest a great distance and how to create and a real sense of being in the space. You will work from photographs and explore ways to look beyond them. Master works of art will be examined for both their techniques and effectiveness. Some basic painting experience is suggested. 7 weeks ID# 2117.701 4/23 – 6/4 FEE: $135 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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Tuesday Pioneer, Room E101

Watercolor Explore a variety of techniques using this dynamic medium. Challenge your mind while developing a solid foundation in watercolor painting. Each week, the instructor introduces a new watercolor technique and basic design concepts such as color integration, tonal contrast and composition. Instructor: Jennifer Wolf. 8 weeks. ID# 2182.701 4/25 – 6/13 FEE: $119 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursday CAB, Room B

Watercolor: Outdoors Get outside and celebrate spring! Enjoy painting in watercolor landscapes, flowers, insects, and buildings. Students who know basic watercolor techniques and understand composition, value, and perspective will benefit from this class. Tips for working in the field will be covered. Class will meet in easily accessible locations in the Ann Arbor area. Attendance at the first class is important. We will meet at the Cultural Arts Building to discuss locations, driving directions, weather contingencies, and supplies. Instructor: Jennifer Wolf. 8 weeks. ID# 2182.702 4/25-6/13 FEE: $119 10:00 AM – 12 Noon

Thursday CAB, Room B

Painting Independent Projects Get motivated and have fun! Work on your paintings or drawings in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere. Exchange ideas with artistic peers and receive guidance from on-site instructor. Must work independently and bring your own supplies and materials. Please, no oil paints or other solvent-based mediums. Instructor: Jennifer Wolf. 8 weeks. ID# 2184.701 4/23 – 6/11 FEE: $119 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday CAB, Room B

Learn to Draw Beginning and Continuing Instructor Crystal Westfield, Pioneer High School art teacher, gently introduces you to basic drawing techniques. You will explore line, shape, tone, texture, perspective, and composition. All skill levels are welcome. Continuing students work on how to draw light, shadows, and texture in portraits, interiors, and landscapes. 6 weeks. ID# 2186.701 4/22 – 6/3 FEE: $85 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Monday Pioneer, Room E105

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Glass Classes with Annette Baron Experience the excitement of furnace glass blowing under the direct supervision of a master glass blower. This a great way to sample the intrigue of making beautiful Furnace Glass. Sorry, no scholarships or discounts accepted for glass classes, except BOE’s.

Furnace Glass: Paperweights & Solid Forms Learn about the fundamentals of shaping molten glass into solid forms. Using a steel rod, you will gather glass from a furnace and add color to create beautiful sculptures, paperweights, drawer knobs, or bottle stoppers. Optional materials may be purchased as needed (up to $25). 1 class. class ID

Date

Fee

Day

Time

2138.701

4/27

$79

Saturday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

2138.702

5/18

$79

Saturday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

2138.703

6/1

$79

Saturday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Fused Glass Jewelry Sampler

Furnace Glass: Blown Forms  Are you mesmerized by blown glass and wonder “Could I make that?” You will be introduced to the fundamentals of furnace glass blowing. Learn to gather molten glass from a furnace using a steel 'blowpipe', add color and ’blow’ two pieces. Choose to make a garden ball, vase, bowl or drinking glass. Optional materials may be purchased as needed (up to $25). 1 class

Learn how to cut and arrange glass for fusion in an oven. Choose from many projects: a pendant for a necklace and a pair of earrings, a set of buttons for a sweater, bracelets, broaches, barrettes, and more. A wide range of colored glasses are provided, including custom glass made at Baron Glassworks. Other specialty glasses such as millifiori and dichroic may be purchased. Findings for the above projects are available for purchase or you may use your own. 1 class. class ID#

Date

Fee

Day

Time

class ID#

Date

Fee

Day

Time

2138.709

4/21

$79

Sunday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

2138.704

5/4

$79

Saturday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

2138.710

5/5

$79

Sunday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

2138.705

5/11

$79

Saturday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

2138.711

5/19

$79

Sunday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

2138.706

6/8

$79

Saturday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Fused Glass

Fused and Slumped Glass

Coasters, Tiles, Wine Stoppers, Drawer Knobs, Picture Frames. Select up to three projects in this fun and informative class. You will be introduced to glass fusion. Learn how to cut colored glass and melt (fuse) the shapes into one piece in an oven. Optional materials may be purchased as needed (up to $25). 1 class.

Take kiln worked glass to the next level! Using unique glass materials created at Baron Glassworks you will design and create a glass tray, bowl, or platter. Learn how to cut and layer colored glass pieces onto a base sheet of glass. Your work will then be flat fused in an oven and in a second firing slumped onto a form of your choice. Colored glasses provided. Specialty materials may be purchased. 1 class.

class ID#

Date

Fee

Day

Time

class ID#

Date

Fee

Day

Time

2138.707

4/28

$79

Sunday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

2138.712

6/2

$79

Sunday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

2138.708

5/12

$79

Sunday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

2138.713

6/9

$79

Sunday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

See page 44 for parent/child class: Exploring Clay Together

Pottery (formerly Ceramics)

Grades 7-Adult. Learn techniques of tile making, slab construction, sculpture, press molding, wheel throwing, coiling, extrusions, and glazes. Students may create 5-6 medium to large pieces. Beginning and continuing students welcome in any class. Open studio on Fridays 7:00 PM-9:00 PM is available for any currently enrolled student to finish projects started in class. Scholarship recipients pay $55 (adult); $50 (youth); seniors and 50% scholarship recipients pay $173. Instructor: William Schultz. Location: Cultural Arts Building. 10 weeks. CLASS ID#

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DAY

DATE

TIME

FEE

2198.701

Sunday

4/21 – 6/23

12 Noon – 3:00 PM

$295

2198.702

Tuesday

4/23 – 6/25

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

$295

2198.703

Thursday

4/25 – 6/27

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

$295

2198.704

Friday

4/26 – 6/28

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

$295

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Jewelry & Metal

Sewing

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Jewelry and Metal Working Beginning & Continuing Learn to make jewelry in a well equipped studio in a small group. Jewelry designer and metalsmith Idelle Hammond-Sass will teach you to make jump rings and links, solder, saw, rivet, etch, polish, forge, and develop textures and patterns by etching and roller printing. Using brass, copper and silver fill, you will design and make several pieces including at least one formed and patterned copper bracelet. Sweat soldering, tube setting, and bezel setting will be demonstrated and may be incorporated into your designs. Materials and tools provided, additional silver may be purchased as needed. 8 hrs of studio time included. Bring your notebook, and any materials or ideas that inspire you to the first class. No scholarships or discounts accepted for this class, with the exception of BOE’s. 8 weeks. ID# 2166.701 FEE: $279

4/23 – 6/11 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Idelle’s Studio

ID# 2166.702 FEE: $279

4/25 – 6/13 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Thursday Idelle’s Studio

Soldering Skills Workshop Learn soldering techniques or take your skills to the next level. In this one day workshop you cover types of solder joints, sweat soldering, and production techniques. Torch selection, safety, studio set-up, and different types of fluxes, pickles, silver solders and their appropriate uses will be covered. You work with copper, silver and brass in wire and sheet form. Instructor: Idelle Hammond-Sass. 1 class. ID# 2166.703 FEE: $79

Learn to Sew Sewing is a skill you will use for a lifetime. Understand the basics including how to choose your fabric, measure it and cut it. Become familiar with the supplies and equipment you will need and how to operate a sewing machine. Discover how to read and use a commercial pattern. Create a simple project so you can show off your new sewing skills to the world!  Sewing machines will be provided.  List of supplies to purchase will be given out at the first class.  No previous experience needed.  Instructor: Patricia Na.  6 weeks.

4/27 Saturday 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM Idelle’s Studio

Roller Printing and Etching In this fun and fast-paced class, you will learn to create textures and patterns to incorporate into your jewelry and art objects. Prepare brass or copper plates for etching and roller printing. Roller print using paper, lace, and other embossing materials. Instructor provides graphics for etching however students may bring their own drawings or black and white images to use. Instructor: Idelle Hammond-Sass. 1 class. ID#2166.704 6/1 Saturday FEE: $85 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM Idelle’s Studio

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ID# 1749.701 FEE: $119

4/24 – 5/29 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Tappan, Room 363

Learn to Sew Your Own Clothes Do you dream of making clothing for yourself or your family? Take the next step in your sewing journey as you learn to create a simple skirt and top. Discover how you can adjust the pattern to fit you. Master the art of zippers and buttonholes. List of supplies needed, will be discussed at the first class. You must have a basic understanding of how to use a sewing machine and commercial pattern to register for this class. Instructor: Hwa-sung Na. 6 weeks. ID# 1704.701 FEE: $119

4/23 – 5/28 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Tappan, Room 363

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Woodworking

Maker Works

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Woodworking With Hand Tools

Maker Works is every creative person’s dream – a workshop filled with today’s high tech machinery for you to use. Sign up for one or more of the following demonstrations and imagine the possibilities. Spaces are very limited. Register early to avoid disappointment.

Imagine woodworking without the noise and intimidation of power tools. Create a Shaker-style side table using mortise, tenon, and dovetail joints. Learn traditional layout techniques employing gauges and dividers. Finish your table with a traditional milk paint and wax for a beautiful heirloom piece of furniture. Use the tools provided or bring your own. Materials fee of $75 due to instructor at first class. Instructor: Jamey Armine, member SE Michigan Woodworkers Club. 6 weeks. ID# 1709.701 FEE: $99

4/23 – 5/28 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Tappan, Room 191

Woodworking With Power Have you always wanted to try working with wood but were intimidated by the power tools you have to use? This class is an introduction to woodworking and the safe use of various power tools used in the creation of wood projects. Start with a simple toolbox and move on to a small table. All the tools and safety goggles will be provided. Students should bring wood remnants to the first class. Instructor: Mark Williams. 8 weeks. ID# 1711.701 FEE: $149

4/24 – 6/12 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Tappan, Room 191

Woodworking Open Lab This class provides supervised access to the woodworking lab for experienced students. You will work independently on a project of your choice. Bring all of your own materials to class. A working knowledge of the power tools used in woodworking is expected. Do not sign up for this class unless you have adequate experience or have completed Woodworking with Power. Supervisor: Joe Kyle, experienced woodcrafter. 8 weeks. ID# 1713.701 FEE: $99

4/25 – 6/13 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Thursday Tappan, Room 191

MakerBot 3D Printer DEMO New technologies have made the “printing” of 3D objects possible. This introduction to the MakerBot 3D printer will show you the promise and potential of creating plastic objects from designs you download or create yourself on a computer. See the creative process from software-based design through to the final “print”. 1 class. ID# 1722.701 4/29 FEE: $25 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Monday Maker Works

Amaya Computer-Controlled Embroidery DEMO The Amaya Bravo is a computer-controlled wonder of thread and technology capable of 1,500 stitches a minute. Discover how the Amaya can add embroidery to garments and hats as well as produce patches and monograms. See the creative process from image and garment preparation through automated embroidery. 1 class ID# 1724.701 FEE: $25

6/3 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Monday Maker Works

NEW!

Arduino Microcontroller

hands on Learn to use the Arduino, a popular microcontroller used by artists, musicians, gardeners, hobbyists and engineers to create electronics projects! Discover the basics of programming and connecting simple switches, sensors, and outputs. This is a beginner course, so no electronics or programming experience is necessary. There will be optional lab time available with the instructor after the class. 1 class. ID# 1723.701 5/8 FEE: $75 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Plasma Cutter

Wednesday Maker Works

NEW!

hands on Discover all possibilities imaginable with this amazing machine that can cut up to 1/2" thick steel and any type of metal, even bronze or gold. Enjoy an introductory class on the CNC Plasma Cutter. You will go away with a take home project you created. 1 class. ID# 1728.701 FEE: $49

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5/20 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Maker Works

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Literary Arts

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Rumi: Poet, Philosopher and Sufi Mystic

Your Life as Story

Rumi was a 13th-century Persian poet and Sufi mystic. Cultures from the Middle East, Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent have been profoundly influenced by his spiritual legacy. His poems are translated into many of the world's languages and transposed into various formats. He is a popular poet in the US and a New York Times bestseller. Follow the instructor on an enlightening journey in which you will come to understand Sufi Mysticism and its effect on art as you read and discuss Rumi’s poetry, listen to musical interpretations of his work, and watch short films. Instructor: Ahmad Khazaei. 8 weeks.

Your written story validates and celebrates who you are. Discover where to begin, what to write about and when to include dialogue. Explore if, when and how to publish your life story. This is a wonderful class, whether you have never written or are looking for a creative boost. Instructor: Pat Kuessner, teacher, writer, editor, publisher. 4 weeks.

ID# 1702.701 FEE: $125

ID# 1708.701 FEE: $89

5/1 – 5/22 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

4/22 – 6/10 Monday 6:30 PM –8:30 PM Pioneer, Room D115

Improve your writing skills with online classes in the comfort of your own home!

Creative Writing Workshop Need something to get you writing again? Join this creative writing class with an emphasis on generating a lot of raw material through in-class writing exercises and discussions about technique and style. You will gain basic strategies for reading and talking about others’ writing. Advance your writing projects toward completion. Open to writers at every level. Instructor: Charlotte Bowens, M.A. 8 weeks. ID# 1726.701 4/24 – 6/12 Wednesday FEE: $125 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Pioneer, Room D113

Wednesday CAB, Room B

Class ID#

Title

Fee

2804.701

Successful Grant Writing

$225

2965.701

Business Writing For Busy Professionals

$159

2811.701

Freelance Writing: Articles & Blogs

$79

2812.701

Technical Writing

$325

Writing for Children/Young Adults Are you struggling with that teen paranormal romance manuscript? Maybe you are looking for motivation to write that juvenile fantasy adventure you’ve been mulling over? If you’re interested in writing for children or young adults, this is the workshop for you. You will examine other successful novels, do plenty of writing exercises to keep the creative juices flowing, and spend time receiving and giving feedback on your writing. Instructor: Nicole Brugger-Dethmers. 6 weeks. ID# 1715.701 FEE: $99

5/2 – 6/6 Thursday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Pioneer, Room D115

Drama Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

Cinema Club Mad about movies? Join our friendly film discussion group and share your enthusiasm! You’ll see contemporary dramas, comedies and even documentaries including foreign films and independent American movies and participate in illuminating discussions led by  your instructor. No need to be an expert; everyone is welcome! Explore story, technique and meaning. Class fee includes cost of tickets. Scholarship recipients pay $42; senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $66 Instructor: Mark Ziemba, former editor of arts and entertainment magazine Current. 5 weeks. ID# 2308.701 FEE: $95

5/8 – 6/12 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Wednesday Michigan Theater

Includes screening at the 2nd annual International Film Festival

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Couples Dance

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

International Ballroom and Latin: Levels 1 and 2

Swing

Join Dorian Deaver, Member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, to learn the international styles (the world standard) of Ballroom and Latin dances in a supportive and patient atmosphere. Level I Dorian teaches you a few dances which may include Foxtrot, Tango, Waltz, Cha Cha, Rumba, or others not listed. Dances differ each term. No experience necessary. Level II is for those who are comfortable with dances taught in Level I and would like to continue learning new dance patterns. One dance is selected and focused on for the entire session.

Swing is a versatile dance that uses a wide variety of music: Big Band, Motown, Oldies and Rock ‘n’ Roll -- all the way to today’s top music hits. Learn this fun and simple style of East Coast Swing so that you can bop and boogie away at the next party! Instructor: Louise Tamres.

Wedding Dance Prepare for that special day! Learn steps that can be used in your bridal dance, at the reception, and at other social gatherings. Foxtrot, Rumba, and Swing are a few of the dances taught. This class is fun for the entire bridal party and friends. Instructor: Dorian Deaver, Member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.

Foxtrot/Swing Sign up for this combo class to learn both of these popular dances. East Coast Swing consists of a rock step and is a rotational dance which does not travel. Foxtrot is done to 4/4 timing and is a smooth dance traveling around the dance floor. Instructor: Sue Bareis.

Ballroom Intermediate Polish up your style and technique of ballroom dance. Dancers may learn new steps of the prerequisite dances or new dances may be introduced. Prerequisite: Must know the basics of Foxtrot, Waltz, and Swing. Instructor: Sue Bareis.

Ballroom Beginning Get ready for your next social event and learn some of the most popular ballroom dances. Dances to be taught may include Swing, Waltz, Cha Cha, & Foxtrot. Instructor: Sue Bareis.

Waltz Waltz is a beautiful and classic slow dance that is easy to learn. It continues to rise in popularity at weddings, anniversaries, and other social events. Instructor: Sue Bareis

Slow Dance You will learn the Night Club Two Step. It is simple, attractive, and romantic and may be used in a variety of settings such as night clubs, weddings, and holiday parties. You will dance to soft contemporary rock music. No prior dance experience needed. Instructor: Sue Bareis.

West Coast Swing West Coast Swing is a very popular and slower style of Swing which can be danced to a variety of music styles. You learn the basic moves, turns, spins and styling of this smooth and cool style of Swing. Instructor: Louise Tamres

Social Dance 101 Dazzle your friends at the upcoming office party, wedding reception, or other social gatherings. A few easy dance steps are all you need to get on the dance floor. Louise Tamres introduces you to the basics of Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Tango, Waltz, Night Club, Slow Dancing, and Disco.

Latin Join this fun and easy dance class. Sample a variety of Latin dances including Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha, and Rumba. Instructor: Louise Tamres.

See page 12 for Dance class choices and schedule

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Couples Dance Fee is per individual. Partner Required for all classes. Descriptions for these classes are on page 11. 6-7 weeks. Class ID

Dance

Day

Time

Dates

Location

Fee

2262.701

International Ballroom & Latin: Level 1

Sunday

5:00 PM – 5:55 PM

4/21 – 6/2

CAB

$59

2262.702

International Ballroom & Latin: Level 2

Sunday

6:00 PM – 6:55 PM

4/21 – 6/2

CAB

$59

2262.703

Wedding Dance

Sunday

7:00 PM – 7:55 PM

4/21 – 6/2

CAB

$59

2262.704

Ballroom Beginning

Monday

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

4/22 – 6/3

Forsythe, Cafe

$55

2262.705

Slow Dance

Monday

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

4/22 – 6/3

Forsythe, Cafe

$55

2262.706

Social Dance

Tuesday

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

4/23 – 6/4

Forsythe, Cafe

$55

2262.707

Swing

Tuesday

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

4/23 – 6/4

Forsythe, Cafe

$55

2262.708

Foxtrot/Swing

Wednesday

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

4/24 – 6/5

Clague, Upper Gym

$65

2262.709

Ballroom Intermediate

Wednesday

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

4/24 – 6/5

Clague, Upper Gym

$65

2262.710

Waltz

Wednesday

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

4/24 – 6/5

Clague, Upper Gym

$65

2262.711

West Coast Swing

Wednesday

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

4/24 – 6/5

Forsythe, Cafe

$55

2262.712

Latin

Wednesday

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

4/24 – 6/5

Forsythe, Cafe

$55

Dance

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

Ballet Grade 7 – Adult. The timeless movements of ballet can be yours! Each class includes working at the barre, center work, and basic choreography. The curriculum is based on the Cecchetti method, which is a progressive approach in learning ballet. Level II class is for you if you have had two years of previous ballet or with instructor recommendation. Pointe Practice class includes barre warm – ups and center floor practice. Instructor: Dianna Edmonson. 6 or 7 weeks. Class ID

level

Day

Time

Dates

Location

Fee

2298.701

Pointe Practice

Saturday

3:25 PM – 4:25 PM

4/20 – 6/8

CAB. Room D

$65

2298.702

Level 1

Monday

5:20 PM – 6:15 PM

4/22 – 6/3

CAB, Room D

$55

2298703

Level II

Thursday

6:35 PM – 7:35 PM

4/25 – 6/6

CAB, Room D

$65

See youth Dance on page 44 for Cecchetti Ballet Practice class grades 3 – Adult. 12

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Fitness that’s fun!

Hip Hop Grade 8 – Adult. Move to the groove and dance to the latest hip hop and pop beats. Learn challenging choreography filled with style and energy. Get a great workout and learn one of today’s most popular forms of dance. Previous dance experience is recommended. Instructor: Gina Danene Thompson. 7 weeks. ID# 2288.701 FEE: $65

4/23 – 6/4 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday CAB, Room D

Jazz Fusion In this popular class, artistic director Gina Thompson brings her unique style and choreography to teach you the latest moves in dance. Classic techniques in jazz, funk, and hip hop are taught. A high energy warm-up featuring strengthening, core work, and yoga stretches gives you a great workout. 7 weeks. ID# 2282.701 Fee: $65

BollyFit & BollyFit Belly Register for both classes and receive a $20 discount. Be fit and smile while you sweat in this high-powered cardiovascular class. Have fun with energizing music from Bollywood and beyond that is synthesized with creative and conscious choreography. Illuminate from within and shed weight within and without in a welcoming community as you emanate presence and reduce stress. BollyFit Belly is everything you love about BollyFit plus a core focus on strengthening the abs in a highly effective yet enjoyable way. This unique BollyFit creation fuses Bollywood with the targeted fluidity and strength of Middle Eastern "belly dancing". No experience necessary. Instructor: Anuja Rajendra is Creator, CEO and Artistic Director of BollyFit. 7 weeks.    ID# 2193.701 4/23 – 6/4 Tuesday: Bollyfit FEE: $85 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CAB, Room D ID# 2193.702 FEE: $85

4/26 – 6/7 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Tuesday CAB, Room D

Line Dance Line dancing provides a fun way to workout and is great exercise. This dance class is for everyone at any level. You learn several line dances and move to a variety of popular music. Instructor: Earleen Wolford. 6 weeks. ID# 2234.701 FEE: $55

4/22 – 6/3 Monday 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM Scarlett, Cafeteria

Friday: Bollyfit Belly Burns Park Senior Center

See pages 15-18 for additional Fitness classes

Belly Dance Belly Dance is a beautiful and expressive art form and great exercise. It is enjoyed by people of every age and body type. Learn basic movements, step combinations and a simple choreography with emphasis on posture and safe body mechanics. Instructor: Nancy Goings (701); Mary Weed (702). 7 weeks. ID# 2294.701 FEE: $65

4/24 – 6/5 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM

Wednesday CAB, Room D

ID# 2294.702 FEE: $65

4/26 – 6/7 11:00 AM – 12 Noon

Friday CAB, Room D

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4/23 – 6/4 7:35 PM – 8:35 PM

“Line Dance was great fun & exercise too.” Class Participant

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Instrumental Music

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Learn to Play in 1 - Day Workshops with Joe Zsigray

Mountain Dulcimer Workshop Grades 9-Adult. The mountain dulcimer has accompanied singers in the Appalachian Mountains for decades. Now you can learn to play this wonderful instrument in just 3 hours. No prior musical training is required. You receive your own mountain dulcimer to take home and learn to play at least 10 songs. $35 materials fee payable to instructor at class, includes handouts, music and instrument (this is the instrument you will learn on in class and will keep). 1 class. ID# 1745.701 6/1 Saturday FEE: $29 9:00 AM – 12 Noon Rec&Ed Conference

Guitar for Beginners Grades 9-Adult. This beginner guitar class is designed to get you up and strumming in no time. You only need to learn a few chords to play most popular songs in any style of music. Gain the skills to play the basic chords and strumming patterns you need to play your favorite songs. Learn how to tune your guitar and how to read chord charts and TAB. No previous musical experience necessary. Bring your guitar to class. Instructor: Carlos Palomares. 6 weeks. ID# 1762.701 FEE: $95

4/30 – 6/4 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D113

Blues Guitar Grades 9-Adult. Learning to play the blues gives any guitar player a strong foundation regardless of what other styles of music he or she wants to play. All modern popular music has its roots in the blues. Students learn music fundamentals though basic chords, rhythm patterns, songs, and scales that will allow them to have fun playing the blues with others. Those guitar players with more experience will advance their playing by expanding their melodic and rhythmic vocabulary. Prerequisite: Guitar for Beginners or equivalent experience. Bring your guitar to class. Instructor: Carlos Palomares. 6 weeks. ID# 1761.701 FEE: $95

4/30 – 6/4 Tuesday 7:40 PM – 8:40 PM Pioneer, Room D113

MusIQ Club: Beginning Piano Ages 12 – Adult. Discover a fun, new, innovative approach to learning to play piano! Enjoy individualized instruction in a group setting using computer technology connected to electronic piano keyboards. All equipment is provided. You progress from level to level at your own pace, learning to play the piano with both hands, read music, improvise and compose. An experienced music teacher will guide you through the training in a small group class. This class is open to students with little or no musical background. Instructor: Warren McArthur, MA. 7 weeks. ID# 1736.701 4/22 – 6/10 FEE: $195 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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Monday Eberwhite, Room 102

Harmonica Workshop Grades 9-Adult. The harmonica is one of the most portable musical instruments around. Discover how to read harmonica music and translate any song into harmonica tablature. No prior musical training is required. You receive your own harmonica to take home and learn to play at least 10 songs. Material fee of $15 materials fee payable to instructor in class, includes handouts, music and instrument (this is the instrument you will learn on in class and will keep). 1 class. ID# 1746.601 6/1 Saturday FEE: $29 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Rec&Ed Conference

Ukulele Workshop Grades 9-Adult. The ukulele has become wildly popular. It is easy to play and very portable. Join in the fun. All participants are given a ukulele of their own to take home. Learn how to tune your instrument in both standard and open tuning. Discover how to read a chord chart and play at least 7 songs. No prior musical training is required. A $35 materials fee payable to instructor in class, includes handouts, music and instrument (this is the instrument you will learn on in class and will keep). 1 class. ID# 1747.601 6/1 Saturday FEE: $29 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Rec&Ed Conference *Scholarship recipients pay $15 for workshop (plus $35 material fee at class).

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Fitness

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53149 or 53233

Enroll in any 2 fitness classes, save $5. Enroll in any 3 Fitness classes, save $10.

Except for Spinning and Power Kick

Grade 10 – adult, men and women. It is recommended that you have a physical examination by a physician before beginning an exercise program if you are over 35, pregnant or if you haven’t been physically active for the past several months. All instructors are certified fitness instructors. No class 5/25, 5/27. NEW!

Personal fitness levels: 1: Beginning 2: Advanced Beginning 3: Intermediate 4: Intermediate Advanced 5: Advanced.

willPower & grace® Level 1-4. Experience a challenging full-body barefoot cardio-sculpting workout.   Movement progressions are taught with an uplifting energy to increase your self-confidence.  Move to music with functional purpose and learn to land with grace. Please bring a mat and water bottle.  Instructor: Amy Leighton.  8 weeks. ID# 3105.701 FEE: $65

4/15 – 6/10 Monday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Ann Arbor Tech, Gym

Hiit Boot Camp Level 3-5. Experience a high intensity interval training (Hiit) workout with movements from kickboxing, dance and more. You’ll challenge your strength, speed and stamina. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and light hand weights. Instructor: Donna Kujat, CPT, over 20 years experience. 8 weeks.

NIA Fitness                       Level 1-4. Explore soulful movement through this mind body form of fitness done barefoot to music. NIA fits all body types and works for all ages. It's great for cardiovascular conditioning and overall agility. Please bring a water bottle. Instructor: Teresa Myers. 8 weeks.  No class 5/27.  

ID# 3114.701 FEE: $65

4/15 – 6/10 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Monday Community, Gym

ID# 3114.702 FEE: $65

4/17 – 6/5 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday Community, Gym

Cardio Interval & Pilates

4/17 – 6/5 Wednesday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Scarlett, Cafeteria

Cardio Dance and Pilates Level 1-4. Work toward your lifetime fitness goals through the joy of music, dance and camaraderie. You'll get a complete body workout, low impact aerobics for cardiovascular work and Pilates for strength and flexibility. Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Instructor: Jenine "Chip" Grover, M.Ed, over 25 years experience. 8 weeks.   ID# 3108.701 FEE: $65  

ID# 3108.702 FEE: $65     ID# 3108.703 FEE: $125  

4/16 – 6/4 Tuesday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Eberwhite, Gym 4/18 – 6/6 Thursday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Eberwhite, Gym 4/16 – 6/6 Tuesday/Thursday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Eberwhite, Gym

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Tuesday AA Open- Mack, Gym

ID# 3106.702      4/18 – 6/6               Fee: $65                 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM  

Thursday AA Open- Mack, Gym

ID# 3106.703      4/16 – 6/6              Fee: $125               6:00 PM – 7:00 PM  

Tuesday/Thursday AA Open- Mack, Gym

Cardio Fusion Level 1-4.   Are you looking for a high energy experience with upbeat music? Challenge your cardio fitness with kick boxing, dance and martial arts. Work with free weights, strengthen your core and stretch out. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and light hand weights. Instructor: Jeri Stroupe (701) Miranda Cummings (702).   7 or 8 weeks. No class 5/27.

Level 1-4. Do you like to have fun while working out? You will get a great workout in a motivating group atmosphere with interval training, light weight training and Pilates mat work. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and light hand weights. Instructor: Amy Leighton. 8 weeks. ID# 3102.701 FEE: $65 

ID# 3106.701 4/16 – 6/4              Fee: $65                 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM  

ID# 3119.701 Fee: $59        

4/22 – 6/10 6:00 PM – 7:00 pm

Monday Thurston, Gym

ID# 3119.702 Fee: $65        

4/17 – 6/5 6:00 PM – 7:00 pm

Wednesday Thurston, Gym

Yoga Pilates         

                    

Level 2-5. Looking for an intense mind body practice done to music that will challenge your whole body while calming your mind? Weight training through the use of your own body weight will increase your lean body mass while improving your strength, flexibility, balance and posture. Prior yoga or Pilates experience is recommended. Practiced in bare feet. Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Instructor: Victoria Cendrowski, M.Ed, over 40 years experience.  7or 8 weeks.   No class 5/27. ID# 3110.701 4/22 – 6/10 Monday FEE: $65 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM CAB, Dance Studio     

ID# 3110.702 4/17 – 6/5 Wednesday: flow style FEE: $75 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM CAB, Dance Studio    

 

ID# 3110.703 4/19 – 6/7 Friday FEE: $75 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM CAB, Dance Studio

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Enroll in any 2 fitness classes, save $5.

Power Yoga Pilates         

Enroll in any 3 Fitness classes, save $10.

Except for Spinning, Power Kick and Metabolic Makeover

Weight Training

       

Level 2-5. Get a well balanced workout for your whole body while keeping your mind focused with this invigorating mind-body practice done to music. Flowing poses improve cardio, strength, www.cendrowski.com flexibility, balance and posture. Various level options will be demonstrated, so you can easily create your own workout. Any yoga or Pilates experience is recommended. Bring a yoga sticky mat and water bottle. Practiced barefoot. Instructor: Chelsea Cendrowski. 7or 8 weeks. No class 5/14, 5/21. ID# 3130.701 FEE: $65

4/16 – 6/11 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM

Tuesday Community, Gym

ID# 3130.702 FEE: $75

4/18 – 6/6 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM

Thursday Community, Gym

Pilates Matwork         

                   

Level 3-5. Are you looking for a mind-body workout that will strengthen, lengthen, stretch and tone your body? Improve your muscular endurance and flexibility with an emphasis on core body mat work. Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Instructor: Stephanie Riegle. 8 weeks. No class 5/27.

Level 1-5. You'll tone up, trim down and build strength when you learn the basic weight training principles. Flexibility and core body work done in each class. Instructor: Cheryl Gulbranson, CPT, over 30 years experience. 8 weeks. No class 5/18-5/25.   ID# 3124.701 FEE: $69         ID# 3124.702 FEE: $69

4/16 – 6/11 Tuesday                       6:05 PM – 7:05 PM Skyline, Weight Room  

   ID# 3124.703 FEE: $69

4/13 – 6/15 Saturday                    9:20 AM – 10:20 AM Huron, Weight Room

4/18 – 6/13 Thursday                      6:05 PM – 7:05 PM Skyline, Weight Room           

Deep Water Aerobics Level 1-4. Get a great workout that’s easy on the joints. This nonimpact class includes aerobic conditioning, stretching and strengthening. Various flotation devices (water noodles) provided or bring your own. Must be comfortable in deep water. Instructor: Amy McCullough over 40 years experience. 7 or 8 weeks. ID# 3122.701 FEE: $59   ID# 3122.702 FEE: $65              

4/23 – 6/4 Tuesday 7:05 PM – 8:05 PM       Scarlett, Pool 4/18 – 6/6 Thursday 7:05 PM – 8:05 PM Scarlett, Pool                          

Water Aerobics

ID# 3112.701 4/15 – 6/10 Monday                                               FEE: $65  7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Bach, Gym Level 1-4. You'll experience the fun of a water exercise program including low-impact aerobic conditioning, stretching and strengthening. Everyone is welcome, participant needs to be able to enter and exit the pool without assistance (for swimmers and non-swimmers). Level 2-5. You will get 2 workouts in 1. Timed circuits using machines Instructors: Amy McCullough (701, 703), Donna Kujat (702, 704). and free weights for cardio and strength, followed by a power yoga 7 or 8 weeks.  No class 5/25. workout to enhance cardio, strength and flexibility. Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and fitness shoes. Instructor: Cheryl Gulbran ID# 3120.701 4/23 – 6/4 Tuesday son, CPT, over 30 years experience.  8 weeks. No class 5/18, 5/25.     FEE: $59   6:00 PM – 7:00 PM            Scarlett, Pool                 ID# 3126.701 4/13 – 6/15 Saturday ID# 3120.702 4/17 – 6/5 Wednesday FEE: $75 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM Huron, Weight Room FEE: $65   5:45 PM – 6:45 PM           Clague, Pool

Circuit & Yoga

Partner Personal Training

ID# 3120.703     FEE: $65  

NEW!

Level 1-5. Get all the personal attention of private training at half the price! Whether you need to lose weight, train for an athletic event or just get into better shape, this is for you!  Sign up with your spouse, a friend or co-worker and get the support and motivation you need to meet your goals.  All levels welcome.  Certified Personal Trainer: Mark A. Harris, CPT.   Location: Community HS Fitness Room. 3 classes. class ID#

DAY

DATES

TIME

FEE

3123.701

Monday

4/15 - 4/29

4:00 PM -5:00 PM

$149

3123.702

Monday

4/15 - 4/29

5:05 PM -6:05 PM

$149

3123.703

Monday

5/6 - 5/20

4:00 PM -5:00 PM

$149

3123.704

Monday

5/6 - 5/20

5:05 PM -6:05 PM

$149

“Mark gave me the tools I needed

ID# 3120.704 FEE: $59

4/18 – 6/6 Thursday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM            Scarlett, Pool 4/20 – 6/8 Saturday 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM Scarlett, Pool

Hoop Fitness Level 1-3.  Are you looking to combine fitness and fun?  Learn the fundamental moves of hooping and hula! Hoop your way into great shape!  Hooping tones your entire body, improves your balance and is a great cardio workout!   Please wear fitness shoes and bring your own water bottle.  Weighted hoops provided. Instructor: Tonji Zimmerman.  7 weeks. ID# 3117.701 FEE: $ 65

4/16 – 5/28 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday AA Tech-Stone, Gym

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Fitness, Continued

Aqua Zumba Level 1-4.  Join the Pool Party! Do your favorite Latin dance moves but in the water.   No need to worry about keeping up the pace or sore joints.   In Aqua Zumba, movements are much slower compared to dance routines in a Zumba class due to the water resistance.   This workout is full of cardio-conditioning, body toning and fun!  Remember to bring a water bottle, towel, swim suit and aqua shoes!  Instructor: Mesha Terrell, over 20 years experience. 7 weeks. No class 5/27. ID# 3141.701 FEE: $59

4/15 – 6/3 Monday 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM Scarlett, Pool    

Zumba Level 1-4. Ditch the workout, join the party! If you like Latin dance and international zest, you’ll love Zumba! Interval and resistance training are combined to give you a great cardiovascular workout. Wear fitness shoes and bring a water bottle. Instructors: Mesha Terrell (701), Tanya Smith (702), Doris Farrugia (703). 7 or 8 weeks. No class 5/25.

ID# 3140.701 4/15 – 6/3 Monday FEE: $59   6:15 PM – 7:00 PM Scarlett, Cafeteria

ID# 3140.702 4/17 – 6/5 FEE: $69 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

ID# 3140.703     4/20 – 6/8 Saturday FEE: $59                9:30 AM – 10:20 AM Scarlett, Cafeteria

Wednesday Wines, Gym

Zumba Toning Level 1-4. If you like Zumba, you'll love Zumba Toning!  Toning exercises and Latin-infused Zumba moves create a body-sculpting dance fitness party.  Learn how lightweights enhance your rhythm workout while toning your arms, abs, glutes and thighs.  Please wear fitness shoes and bring a water bottle and light hand weights.  Instructor: Doris Farrugia, over 25 years experience.  7 weeks.  No class 5/25.   ID# 3142.701 4/20 – 6/8     Saturday FEE: $59  10:30 AM – 11:20 AM Scarlett, Cafeteria

Meet the Hoop Fitness Instructor! Tonji Zimmerman has been "hooping" since 2008 and started teaching it in 2010. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University. Tonji is a Hoopnotica certified instructor through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. She is currently working as a Technical Consultant for Equella Pearson and teaching Hoop Fitness for Rec&Ed.

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Nordic Walking Workshop                                                      Level 1-5. This activity is based on cross-country skiing, but without snow. Learn and experience proper technique while engaging both upper and lower body muscles, stretching techniques are also taught. This is very effective for burning calories and building cardiovascular fitness for all ages and levels of ability. Bring your own water bottle. Training poles are provided by the instructor or bring your own. Instructor: Inge Gaiser. 1 class. ID# 3103.701 6/1 Saturday FEE: $25 9:00 AM –10:30 AM Huron, parking lot

Paddleboard Yoga Workshop

NEW!

Level 1-5. Enjoy the outdoors while practicing yoga on a stand up paddleboard!  Flowing yoga poses while floating brings a whole new meaning to core work.   Challenge your stamina, strength, balance and flexibility.   Any paddleboarding or yoga experience is helpful, but all levels are welcome.  Paddleboards are provided; just bring a good sense of humor! Instructor: TBA. 1 class. ID# 3103.702 FEE: $25

6/8 11:00 AM – 12 Noon

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Spinning Ages 13 - Adult. Level 1-5. If you can sit on a bicycle, you can do this. Spinning® is a cardio-vascular workout on specially designed stationary bikes. A certified instructor uses music, imagery, and goal setting to simulate a ride on the open road and guides you through changing terrain. All levels welcome. Instructors: Greg White (701), Susan Morales (703), Lisa Steele (702, 704, 705), Kelly Stewart Reynolds (706). 8 weeks. ID# 3115.701 4/15 – 6/10 Monday FEE: $69   7:00 PM – 7:45 PM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.702 4/16 – 6/4 Tuesday FEE: $69   6:15 AM – 7:00 AM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.703 4/16 – 6/4 Tuesday FEE: $69   9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.704 4/18 – 6/6 Thursday FEE: $69   6:15 AM – 7:00 AM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.705 4/19 – 6/7 Friday FEE: $69   5:45 PM – 6:30 PM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.706 4/20 – 6/8 Saturday      FEE: $69   9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Bodies in Balance Studio

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Power Kick Level 1-5. Are you looking for a total body workout that totally kicks butt? How about a way to increase your stamina, flexibility, and strength while listening to your favorite dance music? You’ll use basic kickboxing, martial arts and self-defense moves with professional heavy bags to get a great fat-burning, muscle toning workout done to music. Instructor: Jibril Naeem.  7 weeks.    ID# 3113.701 4/25 – 6/6 Thursday FEE: $69 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM BalancePoint Fitness

Meet the Power Kick Instructor! Jibril Naeem began training in the martial arts at age 3, holds Black Belts in 3 styles and has been teaching fitness, martial arts and self-defense for his entire adult life. Jibril holds an Associate’s Degree in education and is a teaching assistant during the school year. He runs PKSA Karate Ann Arbor’s Summer Day Camp and teaches Power Kick for Rec&Ed.

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

Yoga classes are for adult men and women. Yoga helps you become more aware of your body's posture, alignment and patterns of movement. It makes your body more flexible and helps you relax even in the midst of a stress stricken environment. There are several reasons why people want to practice Yoga: to feel fitter, more energetic, happier and peaceful. It is recommended that you have permission from your physician to do yoga if you are pregnant or have potential health conditions, as a precaution to starting an exercise regimen. Physical Activity levels 1: Beginning 2: Adv. Beginning 3: Intermediate 4: Intermediate Advanced 5: Advanced.

Iyengar Yoga   

Chair Yoga

Level 1-3. Experience invigorating yoga postures using the methods of BKS Iyengar to strengthen the body, create a feeling of well-being, reduce stress, and release tension through physical activity and meditation. You need to be able to get down to and up from the floor. The use of yoga props (provided or bring your own) and individualized teaching are emphasized so students of varying experience, ages, flexibility and strength can participate together. Please bring yoga mat.   Instructor: David Rosenberg, certified instructor with over 19 years experience. 7 weeks. ID# 3706.701 4/22 – 6/10 Monday FEE: $85 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM AA Tech-Stone, Commons ID# 3706.702 4/25 – 6/6 Thursday FEE: $85 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM AA Tech-Stone, Commons ID# 3706.703 4/20 – 6/8 Saturday FEE: $85 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM AA Tech-Stone, Commons

Level 1-2. Combining breath and movement, chair yoga provides a gentle stretch for your body and brings a sense of clarity to the mind. Learn how to practice yoga sitting in a chair and how to use the chair as support in standing poses.  The focus of this class will be on breath work, stretching, strengthening, bringing a greater ease of movement to the joints, and relaxation.  A gentle yoga class, open to all abilities.  Instructor: Jeanne Hagadone. 7 weeks.   ID# 3719.701 4/25 – 6/6 Thursday FEE: $69  9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Ann Arbor Senior Center

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Vinyasa Flow

Yoga for Depression & Anxiety

Level 2-4. This flowing form of yoga is the most popular in the U.S.! Vinyasa Flow seeks to integrate the mind, body, and breath into one practice while building strength and flexibility. In this energetic class, your body will be challenged by moving through fluid transitions and using synchronized breathing to connect the sustained postures, creating heat and focusing the mind. This is a challenging and empowering yoga that emphasizes breath connection, core strength and body awareness. Please bring a yoga mat and towel. Instructor: Jeanne Hagadone. 7 weeks. No class 5/14, 5/21. ID# 3717.701 4/16 – 6/11 Tuesday FEE: $55 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Abbot, Gym

Pace: Moderate. Intensity: Moderate.  Are you feeling fear or anxiety? Are you having trouble seeing through your cluttered mind to find your joy?  Lifeforce Yoga is your answer.  Judgment,  expectation, and fear can clutter the mind resulting in depressed or anxious moods.  This clouds the joy in knowing our true selves as perfect and whole. Integrate the healing use of sound and bavana (imagery) with yoga postures to balance depressed or anxious moods and to invite joy to your life.  Instructors:  Sarah Eisenlord RYT 200 (701), Ellen Butler-Lawton RYT 200 (702). 8 weeks.          ID# 3725.701 4/23 – 6/11 Tuesday                             FEE: $99                 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio ID# 3725.702 4/21 – 6/9 Sunday                             FEE: $99                 6:45 PM – 8:00 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio

Better Back Yoga   Pace: Slow Intensity: Gentle. Soothe tension throughout your body and strengthen and maintain the health of your spine and back muscles using classic yoga postures and techniques.  You will learn yoga techniques that will help increase flexibility in tight and restricted muscles and joints that inhibit the use of the spine and strengthen the muscles that support the back.  Beneficial to everyone, Better Back Yoga also addresses knee and hip trouble and relieves stress. “Se habla español¨.  Please bring a yoga mat.  Instructor: Sondra O’Donnell ERYT 500, Professional Yoga Therapist.  7-8 weeks.    ID# 3702.701         4/22 – 6/10 Monday                                    FEE: $89                 7:45 PM – 9:00 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio             ID# 3702.702 4/25 – 6/13 Thursday                                 FEE: $99 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio

Therapeutic Yoga                Pace: Slow. Intensity: Gentle.  If you have aches, pains or stiffness you can find relief through this gentle yoga that is specifically designed to make your body a more comfortable place to be.   Great for Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, headaches, back pain or all-over soothing stress release. Instructor: Janine Polley, ERYT 200, RN.  8 weeks.   ID# 3709.701         4/23 – 6/11 Tuesday                      FEE: $99                 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio ID# 3709.702         4/25 – 6/14 Thursday                                 FEE: $99                 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio

Beginner Vinyasa Yoga

Basic Yoga                Pace: Moderate.  Intensity: Moderate.  Re-balance your body and increase your energy through basic yoga. You will use standing and seated poses, along with breath work to release tension from the body and mind. Basic Yoga is recommended for everybody, using reclined, seated and standing postures to bring overall balance, optimal alignment and ease in the body and mind. Please bring a yoga mat.  Instructor:  Sondra O’Donnell ERYT 500, Sun Moon Yoga Director (701), Janine Polly, ERYT 200, RN (702).  8 weeks.       ID# 3703.701 4/23 – 6/11                         Tuesday                                      FEE: $99   9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Sun Moon Yoga Studio ID# 3703.702 4/24 – 6/12 Wednesday                             FEE: $99                 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio

Pace: Moderate. Intensity: Moderate. You will explore postures and flow through a wonderful sequences to help you energize your whole body. This is a great class for experienced practitioners to practice as a slow flow, and options are included to intensify the practice as needed. The beginner classes are great to either try yoga for the first time, or take it a step further by learning more about the postures. Postures are taught with safe attention to alignment so that you can reach your optimal potential. This class is intended for all levels and welcomes anyone! No yoga experience is necessary or required. Teacher:  Sondra O'Donnell, ERYT 500 and Professional Yoga Therapist.  8 weeks. ID# 3704.701        4/25 – 6/14 Thursday                                      FEE: $99                 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Sun Moon Yoga Studio

Hatha Yoga Level 1-3. Hatha yoga utilizes a combination of postures, breathing techniques, and relaxation to strengthen and purify the body, improve balance, and steady the mind. Through moderately paced poses this gentle yoga class seeks to unify body and mind.   It is ideal for those looking to increase their balance, flexibility, and strength.   As a good introduction to fundamental yoga poses this class is appropriate for beginners and those seeking a more contemplative pace. Please bring a yoga mat.  Instructor: Jeanne Hagadone.  7 weeks. No class 5/15, 5/22.    ID# 3718.701 Fee: $59     

4/17 – 6/5        6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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Martial Arts

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

Aikido Ages 14-Adult. Learn to fly -- and land without getting hurt! Aikido is a form of Japanese Budo based on the philosophy and martial arts of the Japanese Samurai. Aikido, the way of harmony, involves redirecting an attack using throws, pins, in a Fun, noncompetitive atmosphere. Beginning Basic throws, pins and break falls are introduced to you while you work at your own pace. Continuing You continue to work on beginning skills and add more advanced break falls and weapons techniques. Loose workout clothing is recommended. Instructor: Wade Davis, Aikido Yoshokai Assoc. of North America. 7 weeks. Classes meet at Scarlett in the upper gym. class ID#

LEVEL

DAY

DATES

TIME

FEE

3310.701

Beginning

Monday

4/22 – 6/10

7:00 PM – 7:45 PM

$65

3310.702

Continuing

Monday

4/22 – 6/10

7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

$79

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Famil Families Ages 4 and up with parent. Fee is D per family of 2 or more. This program is set in a noncompetitive and informative atmosphere that allows parents and children to learn together. Through Sanchin-Ryu Karate, you and your child will build self-confidence, understand stress management and increase composure and self-defense awareness.  Physical techniques are taught with drills and exercises for a positive self-defense education.  You will learn to use your whole body, so size is not important. Teen/Adult Grade 9 and up. Training is designed to empower you with the knowledge that can save your life.  You will learn a broad range of techniques, strikes, how to get out of grabs and more!  Both courses can be repeated to increase your knowledge and technique. Instructor: Jason Wikaryasz, certified instructor with 3rd Degree Black Belt.  7 weeks. Classes meet on Tuesdays at Forsythe in the gym annex. R

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3318.701

Family

4/23 – 6/4

7:30 PM – 8:15 PM $115

3318.702

Individual

4/23 – 6/4

8:15 PM – 9:00 PM $59

Are you looking for an exciting and informative self-defense class that prepares you for almost anything? You’ll learn how to prevent violence and defend yourself and your children and spouse from bare hands attacks, guns and knives. Men and women welcome, no experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Lynda Gronlund, 2nd degree black belt, certified instructor. 8 weeks. 4/24 – 6/12 Wednesday 7:50 PM – 8:50 PM PKSA Karate

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

First Swing Golf Are you new to the game of golf, or interested in learning? You’ll learn everything you need to start playing the great game of golf and having fun.  You’ll learn the basics of the game; putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play, full swing, rules/etiquette and fitness. Please bring your clubs and water.  Instructor: Debbie Williams-Hoak, Former LPGA Tour Player, Head Teaching Professional Lake Forest Golf Club, Director of Lake Forest Golf Academy. 7 weeks.  ID# 3480.701 4/16 – 5/28 Tuesday       Fee: $159  6:30 PM – 7:30 PM         Lake Forest Golf Club

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Adult Self-Defense      

ID# 3314.701 FEE: $79

Golf

Meet the Golf Instructor! Debbie Williams-Hoak was a professional golfer on the LPGA Tour and a hall of fame track and field performer at the University of Michigan. In high school, she was an AllAmerican in basketball, a standout in tennis and had the highest bowling average in Ohio in her age group.

Join a Rec&Ed Adult Sports Team Rec&Ed sports programs offer adults living or working in the Ann Arbor area a fun opportunity to stay fit, socialize and have a great time using city-owned parks and school facilities. All leagues are set up by skill level to maintain parity and make for more evenly balanced contests. More information is online at www.aareced.com/reced.home/team_sports

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Scuba & Snorkeling Divers Incorporated

For information and registration: 734-994-3483 www.huronscuba.com

For information or to register call: 734-971-7770 www.diversinc.com

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PADI Open Water Diver Course – Pool and Classroom

Ages 8 & Up. Huron Scuba’s teachers invite you to attend an exciting evening of scuba diving in a local pool. No prior experience or certification is necessary. This opportunity for family fun is a great way to spend an evening together and provides an excellent head start towards becoming a certified scuba diver. You bring smiles and swimsuits, Huron Scuba will provide the rest. May be combined with a pool birthday party or school event.

Ages 10 & Up. This is a comprehensive and stress-free way to learn to scuba dive. Each week (five 4-hour sessions) allows beginners to learn about scuba diving in the classroom followed by pool diving in a relaxing, un-hurried atmosphere. This program prepares you to complete your open water certification dives, which can be done locally or at any PADI Dive center worldwide.  Fee: starts at $349 per person  

National Geographic™ or PADI Open Water Diver Programs

PADI eLearning National Geographic Open Water Diver Course

Ages 10 & Up. Beginners enjoy an adventure in scuba diving, with three evenings of pool diving & games and three shorter evenings of classroom discussions. Weekend and private course scheduling is available. Certification dives can be completed locally or during one of our adventure travel group trips around the world. 1-3 weeks.

Ages 10 & Up. You start online at  www.diversinc.com/elearning working at your own pace and continue with an instructor learning to scuba dive in the pool. This course can be completed in as little as 2 days and it can get you ready within almost any schedule.  This allinclusive course takes you from start to finish and starts, on average, every two weeks regardless of the number of participants.    Fee: starts at $130 per person, call for details.

Huron Scuba’s S3 Program - Secrets to Successful Snorkeling Ages 6 & Up. This is an entertaining and informative program where you will learn and apply personal water sport safety techniques and snorkeling skills. Designed to be fun for beginners as well as informative for experienced snorkeler. Upon completion you are ready for snorkeling around the world with added confidence and success. Private classes are available. May be combined with a pool birthday party. 1-2 sessions.

PADI Snorkeling Course Ages 8 & Up. Get more out of your snorkeling experience on your next travel adventure! The PADI snorkeling course is an easy way for you to get a private session with a certified PADI Instructor. We will provide the equipment. 1 evening session. Fee: $85  

PADI Digital Water Photography Course Ages 8 & Up. Whether you scuba dive or a snorkel, this course teaches you the basics of shooting pictures underwater. We provide the camera, the instruction and the equipment.  You provide your enthusiasm and creativity towards this enjoyable pastime. This course is offered once a month. 1 session.   Fee: $75  

PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience Ages 8 & Up.   Do you want to try scuba, then this one time class is for you. You will learn about the equipment, a few dive techniques and we will give you a chance to learn to breathe underwater in the pool.  All equipment is provided.  Program includes a lecture, video presentation, equipment fitting, pool session and a credit towards the price of the full scuba course just for participating.   Fee: $50

Looking for Adaptive Scuba? See page 39. Register at www.aareced.com

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Swimming

Water Polo

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53232 Email: recedswim@aaps.k12.mi.us

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

Instructional Swim

Water Polo High School

Grades 6-Adult. Skill Levels: Beginner Work on the basics of swimming in a safe environment. You will learn breath control, floating, and basic arm and leg movements. Advanced Beginner Prerequisites: Swim comfortably on your back and 10 yards on your front using basic arm stroke. The goal of this class is to get comfortable in deep water. 6 weeks.

Grades 9-12. You will improve you game through swim and dry land conditioning and scrimmages.  This is a great opportunity for beginners and for returning players. Head Coach: Justin Thoresen, Huron Water Polo.  8 weeks.  

ID# 3520.701 FEE: $69

5/1 – 6/5: Beginner Wednesday 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM Scarlett

ID# 3520.702 FEE: $69

5/1 – 6/5: Adv. Beginner Wednesday 7:50 PM – 8:35 PM Scarlett

Open Therapeutic Swim Grades 10-Adult. High Point pool is a therapeutic pool (water temperature between 84-92 degrees), beneficial if you have any type of arthritis or other physical ailment/impairment. Kick boards and noodles will be available; you can also bring your own equipment. The pool space will be kept open, no lane lines. Registrations are not accepted on site. 7 weeks. ID# 3530.701 FEE: $45

Tennis

4/26 – 6/7 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

         ID# 3598.701         4/16 – 6/6                     FEE: $95                  6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Tues, Wed, Thurs. Huron, Pool

Water Polo Adults: Collegiate & Masters. You will improve your game through scrimmages and individual skill development, plus get swim conditioning. This is a great opportunity to continue playing the game you love. Head Coach: Justin Thoresen, Huron Water Polo. 8 weeks.                ID# 3599.701       4/17 – 6/5             FEE: $65                 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Wednesday Huron, Pool

See page 56 for youth Water Polo classes .

Friday High Point

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53243

Email: shadigiv@aaps.k12.mi.us

Please read the player level descriptions below carefully to place yourself in the correct class. For Varsity Tennis Center classes participants must wear tennis court shoes with non-marking soles. For all classes, no running shoes please. Rec&Ed Tennis follows the USTA Code of Conduct.

Player Level Descriptions Beginner Little or no experience; will learn basic stroke mechanics of forehand, backhand, volley, serve, footwork, rules, and scoring. Advanced Beginner Can briefly rally the ball with forehand and backhand from baseline, can serve over net; will review and improve groundstrokes, volleys, serve, footwork and learn overheads and approach shots. Intermediate Can rally from the baseline fairly consistently, feels comfortable at net hitting volleys and overheads, serves consistently; will work on perfecting all strokes, improving confidence, consistency, strategy and tactics. Advanced Can consistently rally the ball deep, hit with direction and spin, have dependable shots, serve with control; advanced practice drills, games, strategy, tactics and match play.

Cardio Tennis (Advanced Beginner to Advanced) Stay fit hitting hundreds of balls in this fun, fast-paced, high intensity, aerobic tennis workout. Recommended for players with full range of mobility. No beginners please. For more information go to www.cardiotennis.com. Women’s Clinics (Per player level -- NTPR 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0) For advanced beginner to advanced players with NTPR rating of 2.5, 3.0, 3.5 or 4.0. Continue developing your game through instructional drilling, coaching, live ball feeding games and doubles match play. Great for league players! Instructor’s permission required. Players Clinic I (Intermediate-Coed, NTRP 3.0-3.5) For developing intermediate players with NTRP level 3.0-3.5. Classes include speciality drills, play-based games, and match play. Instructor’s permission required. Players Clinic II (Intermediate/Advanced-Coed, NTRP 3.5-4.0) For intermediate to advanced players with NTRP level 3.5-4.0. Classes include speciality drills, play-based games, and match play. Instructor’s permission required.

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Sunday Outdoor Program at Pioneer High School See Player Level Descriptions on page 22 for correct class placement. Classes are located at Pioneer High School on the 4 courts near the flagpole entrance. No class 5/26. 5 classes. class ID#

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Day

Time

Dates

Fee

3602.701

Beginner

Sunday

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

4/28 – 6/2

$79

3602.702

Adv. Beginner

Sunday

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

4/28 – 6/2

$79

3602.703

Intermediate

Sunday

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

4/28 – 6/2

$79

Morning Clinics and Cardio Tennis at Varsity Tennis Center Clinics at Varsity Tennis Center are taught by our Head Tennis Professional, Fode Camara. See course descriptions. Players must wear tennis court shoes with non-marking soles. See Player Level Descriptions on page 22 for correct class placement. class ID#

Level

Day

Time

Dates

3602.712

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 2.5)

Monday

10:30AM – 12 Noon

4/8 - 5/13

3602.713

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.0)

Wednesday

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

4/10 - 5/15

3602.714

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.5)

Wednesday

10:30 AM – 12 Noon

4/10 - 5/15

3604.711

Players Clinic I (NTRP 3.0-3.5)

Tuesday

10:00 AM – 12 Noon

4/9 – 5/14

3604.712

Players Clinic II (NTRP 3.5-4.0)

Thursday

10:00 AM – 12 Noon

3606.711

Cardio Tennis

Tuesday

3606.712

Cardio Tennis

Thursday

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Fee

UM Varsity

6

$125

UM Varsity

6

$125

UM Varsity

6

$125

UM Varsity

6

$155

4/11 – 5/16

UM Varsity

6

$155

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

4/9 – 5/14

UM Varsity

6

$89

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

4/11 – 5/16

UM Varsity

6

$89

High School Age Players Beginner and advanced beginner high school players up to age 15 should attend youth instructional classes, and those 16 and older attend adult instructional classes before proceeding to Team Tennis. Experienced high school players, please refer to Gold Team B (JV) or Gold Team A (Varsity). See page 57.

Adult USTA Summer League Teams Rec&Ed offers USTA Summer League Teams for Men and Women at a variety of NTRP levels. For more information email: shadigiv@aaps.k12.mi.us. Members of Rec&Ed’s USTA Women’s 3.0 District Championship Finalist Team.(Stephanie Preston, Captain). Coach and Rec&Ed Tennis Head Pro, Fode Camara, top left. Photo courtesy of Robert Biess Photography. Register at www.aareced.com

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Pete Thomas’ Slim U™ Lose It Fast, Lose It Forever! Lose it Fast – Boot Camp

Lose It Forever! Online Workshop

Get results fast with Pete’s personally designed “Biggest Loser” style workouts. Slim U™ Boot Camp is designed to kick your butt and knock off the pounds. Work through a variety of fat-shredding cardio and strength training exercises to get you in the best shape of your life! Whether you’re working out for the first time or you want to take your workouts to the next level, Slim U™ will help you get the results you’re looking for! Applicable for ALL ability levels. Visit www.PeteThomas.com for more details and equipment requirements. 6 weeks.

Pete Thomas, NBC’s most successful “Biggest Loser” and Jillian Michaels’ protégé, is now offering his popular weight loss seminar, based on his new book Lose It Fast, Lose It Forever, as an online workshop! Whether you have 15 or 150 pounds to lose, you’ll learn how to modify your diet so that you can eat the foods you like and still lose weight. In addition you will discover how to work out in a way that burns the most fat in the least amount of time. Live weekly webinars of instruction and Q&A with Pete Thomas (connect online or via phone) will enrich your experience. You also receive online support and access to a private, interactive group for Rec&Ed participants! Hundreds of Pete’s students have lost thousands of combined pounds. You could be next! Course fee includes a downloadable workbook. Students may attend one or both weekly webinars. Recommended text: Lose It Fast, Lose It Forever.

ID# 1856.701 FEE: $180

4/16 – 5/25 Scarlett Upper Gym 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tues, Thurs 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Sat

ID# 1856.702 FEE: $180

6/4 – 7/13 Scarlett Upper Gym 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tues, Thurs 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Sat

PURCHASE A COMBO AND SAVE!

ID# 1858.701 Slim U™ Combo 2 Boot Camps (12 weeks) Life Changing Investment: $325

Wellness

FEE: $99 ID# 1853.701

Your Home Computer 4/15 – 7/1 Monday: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM 4/17 – 7/3 Wednesday: 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Tai Chi Chuan with Master Young

Couples Massage

Yang-style Tai Chi is taught as a vehicle to motivate you to integrate your mind, body and spirit in a way that improves your overall health and interactive quality with the world around you. Through movement, meditation and breath work you learn to cultivate energy as you work through the poses of Tai Chi. Regular practice can improve balance, coordination, and confidence. Instructor: Wasentha Young. 10 weeks.

Sign up with a friend or partner for a massage workshop that's both relaxing and energizing. Learn to give and receive a therapeutic massage using techniques from an experienced massage therapist. Wear comfortable clothing and bring 2 pillows and a blanket. Oils and creams are optional. Fee enrolls 2 people. Instructor: Jim McGinity, Certified Massage Therapist. 1 class.

ID# 1821.701 FEE: $149

4/15 – 6/24 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Monday Peaceful Dragon

See page 52 for Tai Chi for Youth, grades 6-9.

Tai Ki Tai-Ki is a slow movement art, similar to the many styles of Chinese Tai Chi Chuan, however it is rooted in the martial arts and exercise traditions of Okinawa and Japan. Moving slowly and calmly through the sequences of movement you will find you can reduce stress and dissipate tension. Regular practice will help you gain focus, improve flexibility and balance, and increase your breathing capacity. Join this class to learn an art that is practiced all over the world to improve health. Sensei: Nigel Kerr. 6 weeks. ID# 1826.701 FEE: $69

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ID# 1880.701 5/11 Saturday FEE: $59 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Scarlett, Media Center

Beginning Insight Meditation Insight Meditation is an ancient and profound practice of momentto-moment awareness of mind/body processes. Learn how to become more attentive and mindful by increasing your ability to be aware of your thoughts, emotions and body sensations. Reduce stress and improve the quality of your life. This class is designed for students new to insight meditation and anyone who would like to review the basics. Instructors: Deep Spring Center. 5 weeks. ID# 1816.701 FEE: $49

4/25 – 5/23 10:00 AM – 12 Noon

Thursday Deep Spring Center

Monday Bach, MP Room

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Eliminate Barriers to Weight Loss

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Are you doing “all the right things” to lose weight and still not finding much success? Discover whether an imbalance in your biochemistry may be preventing your body from burning the fat effectively. Gain advice on ways you can help bring your body back into balance and get more success for your efforts. Instructor: Dr. Dan Geck, DC. 1 class. ID# 1831.701 5/14 Tuesday FEE: $19 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Pioneer, Room D212

Natural Solutions to Thyroid Problems Do you find your thyroid medication is no longer working for you? Many people with low or high thyroid symptoms actually  have an autoimmune disease causing the symptoms. Traditional thyroid treatment will not work for these people. Find out what can be done with vitamins and herbs, when medications have not been working. Instructor: Dr. Dan Geck, DC. 1 class. ID# 1834.701 4/23 Tuesday FEE: $19 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Pioneer, Room D211

Press Away the Stress

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Help yourself and your loved ones de-stress, sleep better, and have more health and energy. In this fun hands-on class learn the ancient art and healing touch techniques of Acupressure, Reflexology and Jin Shin Jyutsu®. These eastern self -help healing modalities work on opening energy pathways and bring your body, mind and emotions into balance. Discover great tips for a helping a child with an earache or stomachache, heal burns and cuts, improve digestion and more. Instructor: Mariah Newborne, Health & Wellness Coaching. 1 class. ID# 1812.701 5/20 Monday FEE: $19 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Pioneer, Room D211

Holistic Healing for Breast NEW! Cancer Survivors Being diagnosed with Breast Cancer can be both a shocking experience and a wake up call. “After I received that diagnosis I decided to help my body to heal and come back into balance through a holistic approach. In my studies I learned that cancer is a warning sign from the body to de-stress, detoxify and be nourished both physically and spiritually.  I will share my personal story and offer support and knowledge on how survivors can thrive and regain a new sense of empowerment through a greater connection to their health, self, nature and the gift of life”. Instructor: Mariah Newborne, Health & Wellness Coaching. 1 class.

High Cholesterol, Insulin Resistance, Type 2 Diabetes Heart disease and Type 2 Diabetes are among the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Conventional medications may not resolve these health conditions and have serious side effects. Discover alternative testing options that are inexpensive and provide a comprehensive health risk assessment. Explore holistic and life style alternatives that can safely lower cholesterol, help resolve Type 2 Diabetes and lower Insulin Resistance including the use of supplements and eating lifestyles that promote health and well-being. Instructor: Gary Merel, M.S.L.Ac. 1 class. ID# 1835.701 6/5 Wednesday FEE: $19 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Pioneer, Room D212

Heal Your Digestive System The number of children, infants and adults with food allergies is rising at an alarming rate. Problems like inflammatory bowel disease (IBS), allergies, eczema, Crohn's disease, gluten intolerance, acid reflux, sinus and asthma are directly influenced by a compromised digestive system. Explore basic strategies for healing your digestive and immune systems. Discuss the use of digestive enzymes, probiotics, healthy eating lifestyles, and the importance of vitamin D and essential fatty acids. Learn about testing methods for allergies and gluten intolerance. Instructor: Gary Merel, M.S.L.Ac. 1 class. ID# 1832.701 4/24 Wednesday FEE: $19 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Pioneer, Room D212

Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life Estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and thyroxine: four powerful hormones that have a wide-ranging effect on reproduction, menopause, blood pressure, weight loss, healthy sexual function and bone loss. Explore strategies that may resolve issues of menopause, hot flashes, PCOS, uterine fibroids, low thyroid function and adrenal fatigue. You can safely balance these hormones and resolve your physical issues using holistic, sustainable and natural methods. Instructor: Gary Merel, M.S.L.Ac. 1 class. ID# 1833.701 5/8 Wednesday FEE: $19 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Pioneer, Room D211

Thermography & Inflammation An increasing amount of medical research has focused on the role of inflammation and disease. Chronic, low-level inflammation has now been linked with heart disease, diabetes, cancer, depression, Alzheimer’s, and osteoporosis. Discover how the science of Thermography might assist with identifying inflammatory conditions in your body. Understand its benefits and limits and how it compares with other screening methods. Not all inflammation is bad. Learn steps you can take to keep your body in balance. Instructor: Jessica Liubrand, BS, CCT, CCTT. 1 class. ID# 1802.701 5/13 Monday FEE: $19 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Pioneer, Room D211

ID# 1815.701 5/6 Monday FEE: $19 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Pioneer, Room D211

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Wellness, Continued

Intro to the Feldenkrais Method® The Feldenkrais Method is a gentle, but very effective mind-body-movement method that is helpful for people looking for relief from pain and tension as well as those people interested in improving athletic performance. Discover for yourself the benefit of well-organized movement and the importance of how we move and how we use our body. Several Feldenkrais movement sequences will be introduced. Leave feeling more relaxed, more comfortable in your body, more upright and with an overall sense of well being. You will need to be able to get up and down from the floor. Bring a mat and 3 large towels. Instructor: Dale Jensen, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner. 1 class. ID# 1847.701 4/25 FEE: $19 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Get Your Back, Back Series

Thursday Tappan Media Ctr NEW!

Does backache or pain get in the way of you living life to the fullest? Discover a holistic approach to addressing your back pain. Learn gentle, yet effective movement patterns that will relax your back, hips, shoulders and neck. Gain effortless support from your back and improve overall back health and you will reduce problems in other areas such as neck, shoulders, and hips that are often related to back problems. Enjoy life with more comfort, ease, better posture, and more energy. You will need to be able to get up and down from the floor. Bring a mat and 3 large towels. Instructor: Dale Jensen, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner. 2 – 4 week sessions. 1845.701

Hips and Lower Back

5/2 – 5/23

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6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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$49

1845.702

Shoulders and Upper Back

5/30 – 6/20

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6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Tappan Media Center

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Exploring Clay Together, 44 Writing a Winning College Application Essay, 51 Writing Essays to Win Scholarships, 51 Finding the College that Fits, 51 Paying for the College that Fits, 51 Prepare Now to Craft Your Best College Essays & Applications, 51 Junior Judo & Jujitsu, 52 Family Open Swim, 55

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Asian Cuisines with Tom Lin Cooking Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Register for 4 or more 1-session cooking classes and save $5 off each class.

Meet Chef Tom Lin!

Basic Sushi HANDS ON Discover how easy it is to make your own sushi rolls at home! You learn how to prepare the special rice and cut your ingredients into uniform pieces. Practice using the bamboo roller to make beautiful California Rolls, Vegetable Rolls and a Spicy Tuna Roll. Take home everything you make to share with family and friends. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Chef Tom Lin. 1 class. ID# 1695.701 5/16 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Let’s Try Thai

Thursday Huron, Room 6219

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DEMO Enjoy two dishes from the cuisine of Thailand. Chef Lin begins his demonstration with a traditional Pad Thai Stir Fry with rice noodles. Chicken is tucked in a spicy, sweet and sour sauce and garnished with bean sprouts, lime and crushed peanuts. Next, you will enjoy a Thai Red Curry made with beef and a coconut sauce. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Chef Tom Lin. 1 class. ID# 1620.701 5/30 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Vegetarian Chinese Chef Tom Lin was born in Taiwan. He owns and manages three restaurants in southeast Michigan. Cooking is his passion and he has over 30 years of experience specializing in Chinese, Thai, and Japanese cuisines. He has won numerous awards for his cooking and restaurant management. Chef Tom looks forward to sharing his knowledge and skills with Rec&Ed students. He delights in sharing anecdotal explanations and stories from Asian culture that tie into his dishes.

Asian Fusion

Thursday Huron, Room 6219

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DEMO In traditional Chinese cooking, meat is used more as a flavoring instead of a main ingredient, so recipes easily adapt to a vegetarian diet. Chef Lin will show you how to make these tasty dishes: Vegetarian Spring Rolls, Tofu with Bok Choy, Carrots and Shitake Mushrooms in a Ginger Brown Sauce, and Crispy Asparagus sautéed with Baby Bella Mushrooms in a Sesame Sauce. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Chef Tom Lin. 1 class. ID# 1623.701 FEE: $45

6/12 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Whole Foods Washtenaw

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DEMO Asian Fusion is a popular practice of combining different Asian cuisines in one meal. You begin with a tasty appetizer of Grilled Asparagus wrapped in eggplant and brushed with a teriyaki sauce. Turmeric, a spice with many health benefits, flavors the Chicken Fried Rice. Pan Seared Jumbo Shrimp are prepared in a ginger and mango sauce for a fun and exotic tropical dish. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Chef Tom Lin. 1 class. ID# 1615.701 4/25 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

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Thursday Whole Foods Washtenaw

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Cooking with Francesca All of Francesca’s classes are held in a demonstration style with some opportunities to assist her in preparation. Now even more of what you love: Classes are extended to 2.5 hours to include more recipes and techniques!

Register for 4 or more 1-session cooking classes and save $5 off each class.

Toscana Delights

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Tuscany is a rustic region well known for its rich game and simple cuisine. You begin with a Florentine Pork Chop, dusted with flour, then sautéed in a white wine sauce. Roasted Potato Wedges, sliced onions, wine and grape tomatoes make the perfect complement, along with a fresh Spinach and White Bean Salad. You will delight in a homemade Blueberry Tart made just for you. Francesca will share with you her secrets for a perfect flaky crust. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1626.701 6/3 FEE: $55 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Whole Foods Washtenaw

Milanese Risotto & Ossibuco

Chicken Cacciatore

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Chicken Cacciatore is a very old dish with many regional variances. In Francesca’s version the chicken is braised “hunter style” in a pan with white wine, wild mushrooms, vegetables and fresh basil. She serves it on a soft bed of Polenta. Discover the secrets to cleaning a fresh artichoke and preparing it to sauté Italian style. End the evening with an egg custard, Zabaione made with sweet marsala wine and served with a biscotti. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1672.701 4/22 FEE: $55 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Italian Seafood

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Creating the perfect Risotto is an art that takes care and patience. Francesca will teach you how to make a Milanese-style dish where the Arborio rice is sautéed with onions and wine, then simmered in a chicken broth with saffron. The saffron gives the rice a beautiful creamy yellow color and just a taste of smokiness. The Risotto is paired with another Milanese classic, Veal Shanks. These are braised in wine and vegetables, then topped with a fresh Gremolata. Enjoy these classic dishes with a side of sautéed Black Kale and a Parfait of strawberries and mascarpone cheese for dessert. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1630.701 6/10 FEE: $55 6:00PM–8:30PM

Monday Whole Foods Washtenaw

Monday Whole Foods Washtenaw

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Sicily and Campania inspire the dishes in this class. You start with an appetizer made of sautéed Mussels served as a Bruschetta with just a drizzle of spicy olive oil. The main course features Merluzzo, grilled cod fillets topped with a lemony sauce and a Fennel and Cannellini Bean Salad. Crown the meal with a Biancomangiare. This creamy white pudding from Sicily features Amaretto and almonds topped with poached fruit. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1629.701 5/6 Monday FEE: $55 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Whole Foods Washtenaw

Gnocchi

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Learn to make Gnocchi like your Italian grandmother! These little dough pillows are found throughout Italy and are served instead of pasta. You will have plenty of opportunities for hands on experience as Francesca shows you how to create Classic Flour Gnocchi served in a basic tomato sauce and Butternut Squash Gnocchi tossed in a sage butter sauce. A seasonal vegetable and a traditional southern style Antipasto of cured meats, cheeses and olives brings this meal together. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1671.701 5/29 Wednesday FEE: $55 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Whole Foods Washtenaw

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Hands on Fun

Around the World

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Canning 101 HANDS ON/DEMO Plan ahead for preserving the bounty from your summer garden. Understand the basics of safe canning methods using a warm water bath and pressure canning. Assist the instructor in preparing the vegetables and take home a jar to begin stocking your pantry. Planning now will allow you to eat local food all year long. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Cynthia Hodges. 1 class. ID# 1631.701 5/23 Thursday FEE: $39 7:00PM – 9:00PM Whole Foods Washtenaw

Basic Cake Decorating HANDS ON Want to know the secret to making a cake that looks as if it were professionally decorated? Learn the basic techniques of cake decoration using a piping set and a spatula with butter cream icing. Practice several decorating techniques such as shell borders, figure piping, making roses and other flowers. Get tips on baking better tasting cakes and producing cakes with the perfect shape and texture. Get materials list at first class. Scholarship recipients pay $25. Instructor: Jyothi Matthews, certified Wilton cake decorator. 4 weeks. ID# 1684.701 FEE: $75

5/7 – 5/28 Tuesday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM AA Preschool Tioga Room

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HANDS ON/DEMO From the Mughlai region of northern India Jyothi presents this popular vegetarian dish whose name literally means “nine gems.” The “gems” are a mixture of paneer cheese, nuts, raisins, and various vegetables simmered in a spicy yogurt sauce. Try your hand at making Chapati, the traditional flat bread that perfectly complements spicy curries. Finish the meal with a sweet Carrot Hawla, a typical dessert found in this region. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Jyothi Mathews Abraham. 1 class. ID# 1670.701 5/9 Thursday FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Whole Foods Washtenaw

Southern Indian

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DEMO Experience the unique cuisine of southern India as Jyothi introduces you to Upma, a thick breakfast porridge made from semolina, a Coconut Chutney, and Kasseri. Upma becomes a unique dish as cooks add their own spices and vegetables to make it their own. It recently snatched a Top Chef award! Kasseri is a rich dessert made from semolina and enhanced with raisins and cashews and coconut. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Jyothi Mathews Abraham. 1 class. ID# 1678.701 6/6 Thursday FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Huron, Room 6219

Moroccan Tagines Spring Cupcakes

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HANDS ON Ages 5 & up with Adult. Cupcakes are all E the rage! Now you can learn how to use piping, fondant accents and other techniques to make beautiful cupcakes for birthdays and special occasions. Easy and fun designs for spring will transform your cupcakes into works of art. You’ll go home with your gorgeous decorated cupcakes and some delicious recipes to try at home. Bring a dozen plain, medium-sized cupcakes. We provide tools and icing. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Fee pays for adult and one child. Additional child $10. Instructor: Jyothi Mathews. 1 class.

DEMO Explore classic Moroccan stews (tagines) using traditional ingredients, which are readily available locally. Imagine heady spices and lemony, salty preserves with zesty chili paste and fresh herbs that complement meats and vegetables. Enjoy a Spicy Lamb Kefta (meatballs) Tagine with lemon, Chicken Tagine with preserved lemons and olives, and a Fish Tagine with a chermoula marinade. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Misty Callies. 1 class. ID# 1652.701 6/17 Monday FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Whole Foods Washtenaw

ID# 1690.701 4/30 Thursday FEE: $39 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM AA Preschool, Tioga Additional Child: $10

Checkerboard Cake

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HANDS ON Impress your friends with this really scrumptious cake that looks like a checkerboard when sliced. Discover how easy it is to assemble this special cake with frosting and cake made ahead. Decide for yourself if the flavor of the chocolate and vanilla squares can hold up to the cake’s stunning good looks. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Sonia Urbaniak.1 class. ID# 1639.701 5/15 Wednesday FEE: $39 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Huron, Room 6219

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Cooking for Your Health Juice It Up!

One Household – Several Diets

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DEMO Make organic juices and smoothies a part of your life. They will boost your energy, strengthen your immune system and revitalize your body! Understand valuable new information about the healing benefits of wheatgrass, vegetables and fruit. Sample a variety of exciting recipes. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Mariah Newborne. 1 class. ID# 1681.701 FEE: $35

6/5 Wednesday 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Whole Foods Washtenaw

Breakfast On the Go

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HANDS ON Plan ahead so you can enjoy that extra 5 minutes in bed in the morning and still eat a healthy breakfast. Sonia introduces you to several recipes you can make for those busy mornings. Enjoy tasting homemade Energy bars, mini Spinach and Potato Quiches, Parfaits with homemade granola and lemon curd enriched yogurt and Bread Rolls filled with fruits and nuts. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Sonia Urbaniak. 1 class. ID# 1628.701 4/29 Monday FEE: $39 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Huron, Room 6219

Super Foods

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DEMO Imagine foods powerful enough to help you lower your cholesterol, reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer and for an added bonus, put you in a better mood. They call them super foods and a healthy diet that includes these foods will help you maintain your weight, fight disease, and live longer. Sonia introduces you to delicious recipes that include Sweet Potato Soup, Kale Chips, Salmon Fillets and a Blueberry Oatmeal Crisp served with a Honeyed Yogurt Sauce. Here’s to your good health! Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Sonia Urbaniak. 1 class. ID# 1679.701 FEE: $45

6/4 Tuesday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Whole Foods Washtenaw

Meatless Mondays

Register for 4 or more 1-session cooking classes and save $5 off each class.

NEW!

DEMO Want to join the Meatless Monday movement without replacing the meat with pounds of cheese and other dairy? Would you like dishes that serve as the main course for your vegetarian teenager and a substantial side for your meat eating spouse? Join Misty as she demonstrates vegetarian dishes for everyday dinners. Recipes: Pasta with Cranberry Bean Ragout; Vegetable Gratin; Cauliflower and Potato Curry; Mushroom, Poblano and Sweet Potato Tacos; and Kitchen Drawer Fried Rice. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Misty Callies. 1 class.

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DEMO Are you frustrated trying to put dinner on the table when everyone in the house wants something different? One person is vegan, another lacto-vegetarian, another wants meat and another has severe allergies to consider. Discover good basic strategies and items to have on hand to make mealtime less overwhelming and still work for everyone’s needs. Wendy starts with brown rice, and then adds different sauces and ingredients to meet dietary needs. Guaranteed delicious, even if you have no restrictions. Please note: This class is gluten-free. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Wendy Watson. 1 class. ID# 1654.701 FEE: $39

5/1 Wednesday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Whole Foods Washtenaw NEW!

Fast and Healthy

DEMO Yikes! You forgot to plan dinner and now you will be home late. You don’t have to resort to fast food again. Gain excellent advice on items you can stock in your freezer, pantry and refrigerator that will help you make a healthy meal in a hurry. You will enjoy a stir-fry and gluten-free noodles dish, while Wendy shares her secrets and valuable tips for planning ahead. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Wendy Watson. 1 class. ID# 1658.701 5/20 FEE: $39 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Gluten-Free Baking

Monday Whole Foods Washtenaw

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HANDS ON The lack of gluten in baking can make it a challenge to get things to hold together well. Discover what works, what doesn’t work and the role of each ingredient. Find out which flours work best for each situation and why you use xanthium gum. You will make a tasty cornbread, a chocolate cake and cookies. Enjoy tasting the outcome of your efforts. If you have favorite gluten recipes bring them along and Wendy will help you transform them into gluten-free recipes. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Wendy Watson. 1 class. ID# 1657.701 FEE: $45

5/8 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Huron, Room 6219

ID# 1651.701 5/13 Monday FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Whole Foods Washtenaw

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Computers & Technology One-on-One Private Lessons

Private Windows Computer Lessons Patricia Na is now available for private computer lessons. She is a patient, experienced teacher who has been teaching for Rec&Ed for over 10 years. Use the ID# below to register. The instructor will call to set up your training time. Sorry, no discounts accepted, except B.O.E’s. Prefer to learn one-on-one rather than in a class? Sign up for in-home private lessons on anything from Basic to Advanced Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, digital photos, organizing files and more. ID# 1203.701 ID# 1203.702

FEE: $179 (3 hours instruction) FEE: $59 (additional hours)

Private Lessons for Mac and Other Apple Products Jim Monkiewicz has been working on Macs for almost 30 years and can teach you everything you need to know about Macs in your own home, on your own computer. Lessons start at $159 for a 3-hour block. Jim will call you after you register to set up a meeting time that fits your schedule. Sorry, no discounts accepted, except B.O.E’s. Suggested Topics: Make the Switch - Windows to Mac, iLife Suite (iPhoto, iMovie, iWeb, iDVD, etc), iWorks (Pages, Numbers, Keynotes), Mac: Tips, Tricks, Shortcuts, Apple Products (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch). ID# 1233.701 ID# 1233.702

FEE: $179 (3 hours instruction) FEE: $59 (additional hours)

Basic Computers New to computers and feeling confused? Master the basics, including basic computer terms, starting programs and working with Windows. Learn to work with files and folders, simple troubleshooting, and how to personalize your own machine. Understand the differences between Macs and Windows computers. Practice navigating the Internet and working with email.  No previous computer experience required.  Taught hands-on in a computer lab. Instructor: Patricia Na. 3 weeks. ID# 1226.701 FEE: $75

4/25 – 5/9 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

class ID#

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2982.701

Adobe InDesign

$325

2980.701

Adobe Illustrator

$325

2991.701

MS: Desktop Publishing

$159

2863.701

Game Programming

$325

2986.701

Dreamweaver

$325

Thursday WISD Computer Lab

Keep Your Computer Safe & Healthy Are you plagued with screen freezes, slow response and hard drive crashes? Learn how to clean up unnecessary files, safely remove unwanted programs, clean your disk, back up your files. Discover how you can protect your computer from viruses, spyware, power outages and keep your personal information safe. Prerequisites:  Students should have basic Windows computer skills, such as the ability to work with the Internet and email unassisted. Instructor: Patricia Na. 2 weeks. ID# 1227.701 FEE: $45

Windows 8

5/13– 5/20 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday WISD Computer Lab

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Microsoft’s new Windows 8 platform presents a whole new interface. If you’re used to using any of the previous versions of Windows it can be both interesting and frustrating. Take the mystery out of Windows 8.  Discover how to navigate both the new “Metro” screens and how to access the traditional desktop for applications which have not yet updated. Understand how to customize the main screens, find your files, create new shortcuts and more. Bring your Windows 8 computer, if possible. Instructor: Patricia Na. 1 class. ID# 1206.701 5/6 FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Learn how to use the latest software including productivity tips and techniques online

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Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Monday Pioneer, Room, D212

Master Your iPhone/iPod Touch Enhance your smart phone experience and make the best use of your iPhone. Discover tips, tricks and shortcuts to make your life easier. Topics covered include: how to set up your email, synchronize your calendar and contacts, transfer music, download apps and ways to customize your phone. Bring your charged iPhone or iPod Touch to class. Instructor: Patricia Na. 2 weeks. ID# 1235.701 FEE: $69

5/16 – 5/30 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room D212

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Engaging, Enriching, Exceptional Learning

Ann Arbor Public Schools Tuition Preschools Our program prepares your child for a successful kindergarten experience, as well as instilling a love of learning.

Celebrate Your Child’s Birthday with Rec&Ed! Have a creative celebration with an Art, Dance or Theme Party at the Cultural Arts Building. To schedule your child's next party and for fees and additional information call Lisa at 734-994-2300 x53228.

“Our family felt this program was best for the year before Kindergarten.” “Great play-based teaching, organized, good parent communication. The curriculum is keeping my daughter engaged and excited to learn.”

Why Pick AAPS Satellite Preschools? • Flexible scheduling • Focus on school readiness • Aligned with AAPS Elementary Curriculum • Highly trained professional staff • Access to district staff and resources

AAPS Tuition Preschools are available at Thurston Elementary, 2300 Prairie, and Allen Elementary, 2650 Towner. For more information and an application form go to aareced.com and click on “childcare”.

Enroll Your Kids in Rec&Ed School Age Child Care Fun, Affordable Care that meets the Needs of active kids... and their Parents! The quality care you are looking for is available right at your child’s own school. We provide academic, creative, social and physical enrichment activities that enhance the before and after school hours. For information call 734-994-2300.

3 Easy Ways to Register Your Family for Fall 1. Download forms online at www.aareced.com/reced.childcare 2. Pick up a registration packet at your child’s school office 3. Stop by the Rec&Ed Office at 1515 S. Seventh St, Ann Arbor, MI

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Rec&Ed Online!

Take our life-enriching classes and earn certificates to advance your career right at your own computer Online learning is a fun, easy and productive way to learn. Register at www.aareced.com/reced.onlineclasses and you will be given a web address and password for your online classroom. You will use your email address and password to gain access. The online classroom is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. There is no live real-time requirements or meetings. You can study and learn at your own pace. To get a certificate, enroll in the certificate section which automatically enrolls you in the courses required to complete the certificate or you can enroll in each course individually. Sorry, no discounts accepted at this time. Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 To register and view descriptions of classes offered by our educational partners go to

www.aareced.com/reced.onlineclasses

Over 50 Classes & Certificates! Certificate Courses

Over 100 Courses!

Some of the most popular...

• Social Media For Business • Business Coaching • Business Research • eMarketing Essentials • Mobile Marketing • Online Teaching • Supervisory Leadership • Revenue Generation for Non-Profits

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Technology Update for Non-Techies Are you feeling “technologically challenged"? Ready to catch up with your grandkids? Discover Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Skype, Google, sharing photos, instant messaging, text messaging, Smart phones, and MP3 players. They are not just for kids anymore! Instructor: Patricia Na. 3 weeks. ID# 1215.701 FEE: $69

4/23 – 5/7 Tuesday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Pioneer, Room D117

Get The Most From Your iPad iPad is Apple's latest technological gadget that is changing the way we live. It seems everyone has one and they use it for business, entertainment and just to keep in touch. Are you getting the most out of your iPad? Do you wonder if you should update to iPad 3? Bring your fully charged iPad to class. Instructor: Jim Monkiewicz. 3 weeks. ID# 1220.701 FEE: $69

Online classes help improve your digital photography and scrapbooking skills class ID#

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Introduction to Photoshop

$325

2856.701

Intermediate Photoshop

$325

2993.701

Photoshop Jumpstart

$159

2994.701

Photoshop Digital Scrapbooking

$159

2995.701

Photoshop Text Effects

$159

5/1 – 5/15 Wednesday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Pioneer, Room D212

Digital Cameras Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Photos: Camera to Computer They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Using the free program Picasa, get hands-on experience organizing photos. Learn to adjust color and brightness, crop, rotate, remove red-eye and work with special effects. Explore options for printing and sharing your photos, and discuss some of the latest photo products available online. This is the perfect follow up class for those who have taken Digital Cameras: Point & Shoot. Bring your digital camera and connecting cords. Instructor: Patricia Na. 3 weeks. ID# 1222.701 FEE: $69

5/14 – 5/28 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday WISD, Computer Lab

Digital Camera: Compact Take this class if your digital camera is small enough to accompany you everywhere. Learn how to take, review, and edit photographs with your compact digital camera. Master simple techniques that will dramatically improve your own picture taking. Understand your camera's basic features including: automatic and programmed settings, and how to navigate the camera's menus. Bring your compact camera, manual, and charged batteries to class. Instructor: Larry Works, professional photographer. 5 weeks. ID# 1254.701 4/25 - 5/23 FEE: $99 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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Thursday Pioneer, Room E107

Digital Camera: DSLR & Mirrorless As you progress from a compact camera to a DSLR the tools and features become more sophisticated. With complete control of camera settings and optics you learn and practice how to photograph in most common situations. DSLR basic features are covered: white balance, histograms, exposure controls, and lighting are combined with lens selection to improve your picture results. Bring your DSLR camera, manual, and charged batteries to class. Instructor: Larry Works, professional photographer. 5 weeks. ID# 1252.701 FEE: $99

4/23 – 5/21 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room E107

ID# 1252.702 FEE: $99

5/1 – 5/29 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room E107

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Finance & Income

Register a spouse or friend for only $10 more in any of the classes on this page!

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Guide to Dividend Investing Explore the Five Secrets to selecting and monitoring dividend paying companies, key factors to watch, and how to avoid high-yield traps. Discover how dividend stocks can signal market ups and downs as well as how to create a monthly dividend paycheck when you retire.  Do-it-yourself style class for people who are interested in learning how to find and use dividend paying stocks for retirement income.  Instructor: Robert Laura, financial planner. 1 class. ID# 1929.701 FEE: $25

5/7 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D115

Protect Your Assets The average cost of nursing home care in Michigan is $6,191 per month. Neither health insurance nor Medicare pay for such care. Learn how you can avoid losing your life savings to long-term care costs. Instructor: Attorneys from Estate Planning Services, P.C., members of the Elder Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. 1 class. ID# 1916.701 5/28 FEE: $25 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Social Security Today

Naked Retirement Enjoy a fun and creative approach to retirement that strips away the numbers and addresses everyday life in retirement. Learn how to replace your work identity, stay socially connected, remain physically healthy, and more. Create a Retirement Wellness Plan, build a retirement curious list, and change your retirement life forever by answering three revealing questions. Too many people start their first day of retirement with only a financial plan and nothing else. Don’t let this happen to you.  Instructor: Robert Laura, retirement project. 1 class. ID# 1928.701 4/30 FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D212 NEW!

As you think about retiring, one of the biggest questions is, “Will I outlive my money?” The average 65-year-old will spend almost 20 years in retirement and a 65-year-old couple has a 50% chance that one spouse could live past age 90. Examine the contribution that Social Security Benefits may provide and the factors to consider as one attempts to determine when best to elect to begin taking Social Security benefits, employment, spousal benefits, and tax considerations. Instructor: Joe Rey, financial advisor, Edward Jones. 1 class. ID# 1931.701 5/13 FEE: $25 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Pioneer, Room D212

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D115

Financial Planning for Women Make the Most of Your Retirement UM Are you planning to retire from the University of Michigan? Receive information on financial considerations, benefits, calculations and resources for information on your specific plan. Gain strategies that will ensure you will be rewarded for your hard work, service, and planning. Instructor: Barbara Tucker, financial planner a former U of M employee and many U-M clients. 1 class. ID# 1927.701 FEE: $25

5/22 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room D212

Estate Planning Basics Probate, health care and estate tax laws have recently changed! Prevent your assets from going through probate. Protect them from estate and capital gains taxes. Retain control of your affairs and learn how to protect yourself against the cost of long term care. Attorneys from Estate Planning Services, P.C., will teach you about medical and financial powers of attorney, wills, and living trusts. Receive a free personal affairs organizer. 1 class.

Most women will be in charge of their finances at some point in their lives, often under urgent circumstances such as death, divorce, or disability. Understand the importance of good money management, and basic investing information without all the confusing industry jargon. Take control of your financial security. Instructor Barbara Tucker, Insight Financial Group. 1 class. ID# 1930.701 FEE: $25

5/8 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room, D115

Buying a Home in Today’s Market Buying a home is a major investment and an exciting time. Be prepared for making the best choice in today’s unique market. Receive a broad overview of all aspects involved in purchasing a home. Determine your price range. Review conventional and alternate financing, working with realtors, negotiating sales agreements, and logistics of actual purchase. Instructor: Maria Gilbert, Charles Reinhart Co. and guest speakers. 2 classes. ID# 1922.701 FEE: $29

5/7 – 5/14 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D211

ID# 1915.701 4/30 Tuesday FEE: $25 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Pioneer, Room D212

Take charge of your money and improve your bottom line with convenient online classes. Register at www.aareced.com

Class ID#

Title

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2969.701

Online Stock Trading

$149

2999.701

The Heart of Accounting

$149

2849.701

Take Charge of Your Money and Win

$79

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Languages

German Instructor: George Hinman

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

ID# 1506.701 FEE: $125

Level 1 4/22 – 6/17 Monday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Pioneer, Room D205

Persons ages 14 & up are welcome to enroll unless otherwise stated. Texts can be purchased through Rec&Ed at time of registration.

ID# 1506.702 FEE: $125

Level 2 4/24 – 6/12 Wednesday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Pioneer, Room D205

ID# 1506.706 FEE: $20

Text: German Demystified by Ed Swick

ESL: American English Pronunciation ounds, rhythm and intonation of spoken English are practiced. American idioms and how they fit into cultural speech are also explored. This class is for ESL students speaking at the intermediate and advanced levels.Instructor: Stephanie Wichmann, MA.S ID# 1535.701 4/23 – 6/11 FEE: $125 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D207

Ages 18 - Adult. Instructor: Clara I. Gonzalez. ID# 1510.701 Level 1 4/23 – 6/11 Tuesday FEE: $125 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Pioneer, Room D205 ID# 1510.702 Level 2 4/23 – 6/11 Tuesday FEE: $125 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM Pioneer, Room D205

French Instructor: Stephanie Wichmann, M.A. ID# 1512.701 FEE: $125

Level 1 4/24 – 6/12 Wednesday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Pioneer, Room D207

ID# 1512.702 FEE: $125

Level 2 4/25 – 6/13 Thursday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Pioneer, Room D207

ID# 1512.706 FEE: $18

Text: 30 Days to Great French by Living Language

Italian

Spanish

Text: Level 1 & 2: La Cartilla, $15 available from instructor in class.

Spanish Review & Conversation Pre-requisite: Level 2 or teacher permission. Concentrate on speaking and listening skills including vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. This class is a good bridge between Level 2 & Level 3. Instructor: Clara I. Gonzalez. ID# 1508.701 FEE: $125

4/25 – 6/13 Thursday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Pioneer, Room D205

Instructor: Daniel Abreu.

ID# 1516.701 FEE: $125

Level 1 4/22 – 6/17 Monday 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Pioneer, Room D207

Private Lessons

ID# 1516.702 FEE: $125

Level 2 4/22 – 6/17 Monday 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM Pioneer, Room D207

You are signing up for 4 one-hour lessons. Additional hours are available for $40 each. After you register your instructor will contact you to arrange meeting times.

ID# 1516.706 FEE: $16

Text: Italian: A Self-Teaching Guide by Edoardo Lebano

Meet the Italian Instructor! Daniel Abreu loves languages. He is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French and German and has lived and worked in many different countries. He is certified by the State of Michigan to teach Spanish, French, & Italian. Currently he teaches credited classes at Monroe Community College and Washtenaw Community College. We are pleased to have him join the Rec&Ed staff teaching Italian Language.

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Chinese

1504.704

$159

Alice Chang

ESL

1538.704

$159

Stephanie Wichmann

French

1512.704

$159

Stephanie Wichmann

German

1506.704

$159

George Hinman

Italian

1516.704

$159

Heidi Benson

Japanese

1514.704

$159

Kiyoe Ise

Take Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese, or Spanish for Teachers and Spanish for Healthcare with online classes in the comfort of your own home! Register at www.aareced.com/reced.onlineclasses

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Personal Enrichment

Genealogy Series with Katherine Willson

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Mindset: You Choose

You are probably familiar with the mindset of the glass being half full or half empty. It’s the exact same glass, but two people see it very differently. Some of your suffering and struggle is self-imposed. Each day, you consciously choose how you want to show up in your life and in the world - regardless of external circumstances. Learn how to identify your default mindsets and explore whether they serve you or hold you back. Find out how to recalibrate and consciously choose your mindset with intention. Instructor: Jennifer Bailey, strategist and change agent. 1 class. ID# 1682.701 5/7 FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Computer Research

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D212

Spring Clean Your Clutter NEW! Organizing your clutter in the Spring can give you a fresh start. Don’t know where to start? Discover four simple steps for tackling clutter anywhere. Gain tips and get advice on tackling your toughest clutter obstacles from organizing expert, Carolyn AndersonFermann of Simply Organized LifeSM. 1 class. ID# 1617.701 5/10 FEE: $25 10:00 AM – 12 noon

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Friday Rec&Ed Conference

Personal Enrichment online classes offer opportunities for growth and development! Class ID#

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2816.701

Positive Parenting

$225

2904.701

Certificate: Online Teaching

$495

2945.701

Certificate: Teaching Adults

$295

2814.701

Free College Credits

$79

2846.701

Caring for Aged Loved Ones

$79

2815.701

Finding Balance in Today’s Chaotic World

$79

Become familiar with Ancestry. com and FamilySearch.org, two of the world's largest genealogical databases. Understand how to set up a free account and create a free online family tree that can be saved and shared with family and friends. Find the birth, marriage, death and census data for your ancestors and learn how to find, order and research through the LDS Family History Center's VAST storage of microfilm and microfiche resources. Make connections with others across the world that are researching the same families. This class will be taught in a hands-on computer lab. It is recommended as a prerequisite to Genealogy 101. 5 weeks. ID# 1659.601 FEE: $75

4/24 – 5/22 Wednesday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM WISD Computer Lab

Genealogy 101 Are you related to some important historical figure? What "black sheep" are lurking in the background of your family tree? Build your family tree as you discover how to gather basic information, locate public records, and navigate Internet resources. The instructor has a passion for genealogy and has been researching her own family for years. Learn how to overcome obstacles and avoid common pitfalls as she guides you through your research project. If you are not already familiar with navigating Ancestry. com and FamilySearch.org it is recommended that you first take the Computer Research class. 6 weeks. ID# 1656.701 FEE: $89

6/5 – 7/10 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday WISD Computer Lab

Bridge: Supervised Play of Hands Advanced beginners/ low intermediate players Advance your skills.  Convention topics presented the first 30 minutes of class followed by a play of hands for the remaining 90 minutes. Bidding, defensive signals and hand analysis are covered. Play 6-8 hands in duplicate style (so they can be compared between tables). No book needed, handouts provided by instructor.  Pre-requisite: Beginning Bridge and Bridge II or equivalent experience. Instructor: Ray Gentz. 8 weeks. ID# 1634.701 FEE: $89

4/23 – 6/11 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Rec&Ed Staff Lounge

Choose from hundreds of classes online at www.aareced.com/reced.onlineclasses Register at www.aareced.com

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Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Canine Rehabilitation

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DEMO – NO DOGS If you have ever needed physical therapy after an injury or surgery you know how important it can be for a successful and rapid recovery. Staff from Animal Rehabilitation & Wellness, PLLC will introduce you to the benefits of physical therapy for your dog, whether your pet is geriatric, young or recovering from an injury or surgery. Learn safe exercises as well as games to keep your pet mentally stimulated during their recovery process. These exercises can be done safely in your home and can provide a fun, interactive time with your pet. Understand the behavioral changes your pet experiences during a prolonged recovery and receive suggestions on how to make this process easier for your pet. Instructors: Dr. Andrea M. McRae, Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist and Michelle McCarthy, Certified Dog Behavior Consultant. 1 class. ID# 1603.701 4/25 FEE: $15 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday Abbot, Gym

Dog Training Fundamentals 1 Whether your dog is 10 weeks old or 10 years old, a well-trained dog makes a pleasant companion. Puppies and adult dogs learn obedience using positive reinforcement clicker training methods. All dogs must be comfortable around strange dogs and people. Instructor: Michelle McCarthy, K9 Home Schooling. 6 weeks.

Do you want to create a strikingly beautiful yard with yearlong aesthetic interest? Discover the principles behind sustainable landscaping. Incorporate native plants into the landscape to provide increased habitat for wildlife. Eliminate the use of pesticides. Reduce the use of potable water by capturing and reusing rainwater. Instructor: Drew Laithin has over ten years experience in creating and maintaining sustainable landscapes. 1 class. ID# 1624.701 4/24 FEE: $29 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room E107

Power Tools 101 HANDS ON Are you intimidated by the use of power tools? Would you like to gain more confidence and get advice from an experienced handyman? In this hands-on class for beginners you will master the safe, effective use of hand drills, a circular saw, screw gun, reciprocating saw, and jigsaw. Learn to use tools with confidence and accuracy. All tools and materials supplied. Instructor: Carl Newmeyer, At Your Service Home Maintenance. 1 class. ID# 1649.701 5/4 Saturday FEE: $39 9:00 AM – 12 Noon Rec&Ed Conference

Hand Tools For Kids

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HANDS ON Grades 2 – 7 with Adult. Do you have a kid in your house that loves to fix things? Here is a chance for them to learn the safe and proper use of a variety of hand tools under the guidance of an experienced handyman. Children discover how to use screw and nut drivers, wrenches, ratchets, pliers, levels and more in a fun, safe, and supportive atmosphere. All tools and materials supplied. 5th – 7th grade may attend without their parents. Instructor: Carl Newmeyer, At Your Service Home Maintenance. 1 class. R

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The following classes are only open to human and dog students who have completed the K9 Dog Training Fundamentals

Charm School

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Want to own the perfectly charming dog? This workshop focuses on modifying problem behaviors you may be experiencing with your dog. You learn calming techniques, socialization strategies, how to deal with over excitement, timid reactions, excessive barking, jumping on people and much more. Dogs and their owners must have completed Pup Start or Dog Training 1 or have prior instructor approval to enroll in this class. Instructor: Michelle McCarthy, K9 Home Schooling. 3 weeks. ID# 1607.701 FEE: $75

5/1 – 5/15 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Abbot, Gym

Does your dog charge the front door, jump on guests, or lunge towards people when on leash? One of the most important things you need to teach your dog is to remain calm and to keep all four paws on the ground when approaching or being approached by a person. Work on impulse control and develop a management plan for welcoming guests into your home while you're training your dog. Instructor: Michelle McCarthy, K9 Home Schooling. 1 class. ID# 1606.701 FEE: $35

5/16 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM

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ID# 1642.701 5/18 Saturday FEE: $39 9:30AM – 12Noon Rec&Ed Conference

Bicycle Maintenance 101 HANDS ON Keep your bicycle fine tuned and rolling smoothly. Understand how to adjust and maintain your bike. Learn how to diagnose problems, fix a flat tire, adjust brakes and gears and true a wheel. Bring your bike to work on and any tools you may have. Instructor: Clark McCall has over 40 years experience fixing bikes. 3 weeks. ID# 1641.701 FEE: $49

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5/1 – 5/15 Wednesday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Slauson, Rec Room

Birding 101 Spring is the perfect time to learn about and view a variety of birds. Discover the basics of birding such as optics, using field guides, bird habitats, finding and attracting birds, and field identification. Field trips in early May will give you a chance to try out your newfound skills. As your skill increases, so will your enjoyment. Instructor: Jamie Platt, avid ornithologist. 5 weeks. ID# 1653.601 FEE: $79

4/9 – 5/7 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Rec&Ed Conference

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Adapted Rec

Adapted Rec Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 or 53233

These classes are for adults and children with mental or physical challenges.

TOPSoccer Ages 5-20. Young people with disabilities receive training to play soccer in a caring coaching environment. Generally the participant to staff ratio will be one-to-one. The training program consists of practice drills and small sided games or scrimmages with weekly themes (e.g. dribbling, passing, shooting, integration.) Participants will receive a t-shirt and a certificate of completion at the end of the season. TOPSoccer is offered through a joint program between The University of Michigan, Community Education and Recreation, and Michigan Jaguars.  5 weeks.

Grades 11- Adult. Bowling is a great way to meet friends and get exercise. Fee includes up to two games per week and shoe rental. New participants receive an official Strike Force Bowling Shirt. Staff and volunteers will assist you in ball selection and a good time. Receive a personalized trophy or medal at the last class party. Scholarship recipients pay $65. Instructors: Tom Ellison and Nan Nelson. 12 weeks. 4/29 – 7/22 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

4/19 – 5/17 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Friday: Ages 5-12 Tappan, Field/Gym

ID# 3410.702 FEE: $55

4/19 – 5/17 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Friday: Ages 13-20 Tappan, Field/Gym

Adaptive Scuba

Strike Force Bowling

ID# 6112.701 FEE: $ 145

ID# 3410.701 FEE: $55

Monday Colonial Lanes

Ages 10 & Up. Recreational Scuba Diving for Individuals with Challenges. This adventure in scuba diving takes people with physical or mental challenges anywhere from a Discover Scuba experience up to a full certification for scuba diving. Your adventure could include certification as diver with PADI and/or Handicapped Scuba Association. As the name says, we can adapt to almost anything! This exciting opportunity will open up a whole new weightless world of recreational activities and opportunities that you can enjoy with family and friends. Each course will be built to your needs. For more information see www.huronscuba.com.

Cooking Cooperatively Grades 11- Adult. Increase your independence! Learn basic kitchen safety and measuring techniques while creating simple meals. Food safety and cleanliness will be emphasized. A wonderful opportunity for those in independent living situations. Enjoy eating the meal you learn to cook each week. At the end of the session take home a booklet of the recipes. Scholarship recipients pay $45. Instructor: Nan Nelson. 8 weeks. ID# 6102.701 FEE: $ 109

4/24 – 6/12 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday High Point, YA Kitchen

Dinner & A Movie Grades 11- Adult. Enjoy movies? Like to eat? Join us for a fun evening where you make simple meals and watch a new flick each week. Classic movies to new releases are shown. Afterwards, you become the critic during the "Thumbs Up or Down" discussion! Scholarship recipients pay $65. Instructors: Marie Tisdale & Joan Clauss. 8 weeks. ID# 6118.701 FEE: $ 125

4/25 – 6/13 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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First Steps Washtenaw Did you know a child’s brain is 85% developed in the first 5 years of life? Every experience helps develop this foundation. First Steps is based on Parents as Teachers and is open to all families with children from birth until kindergarten. Our mission is to provide the information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.

First Steps is more than classes! Family Membership Includes: FUN AND EXCITING CLASSES to help children socialize with others. The fee includes one adult/child class per week, per family. Check out our evening and Saturday classes! Additional classes may be added for $79 for the 10-week Spring session.

PARENT EDUCATORS who provide an introductory visit for all new families, are available to share age-appropriate child development and parenting information and address your parenting concerns. SCREENINGS for your child using the Ages & Stages Questionnaire. This tool helps you observe your child’s developing skills.

4 easy steps to Enroll! 1. Read the class schedule online at www.aaps.k12.mi.us/firststeps.home/current_schedule 2. Attend an orientation (listed below) 3. Fill out paperwork and choose a class at the orientation 4. Pay your fee for Spring 2013

NEWSLETTERS are found on our website. You will find news about First Steps and helpful parenting tips for you! RESOURCE NETWORK that links your family to other community services and supports.

The fee for all these supports (including classes) is just $112 for our 10-week Spring Session. Partial and full scholarships are available through AAPS Rec&Ed. Go to www.reced.aaps.k12.mi.us/reced.home/scholarships to download application directions and form.

Attend the First Steps Orientation & Registration Learn about our program and class sites at our orientation session. You may register for classes at the end and it lasts about an hour. Check out more details online at www.aaps.k12.mi.us/firststeps.home/joining. There is also a 1-time $10 processing fee paid by all new families.

spring Classes April 8 – June 15 No classes 5/27

Spring Orientation Dates Thursday March 28 at 4:00 PM Monday, April 8 at 5:00 PM Monday, April 8 at 6:00 PM Orientation Location The AAPS Preschool & Family Center 2775 Boardwalk Dr. (N. of Eisenhower Parkway) Families living outside the Ann Arbor School District are welcome to participate although they are not eligible for our scholarship program.

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songs • fingerplay • parachutes • windwands • balls • puppets • circle time • music & movement

First Steps Winter Classes Baby & Me Together Time 6 week-crawling. 1 hour class. Learning begins at birth. Discover ways to interact with your baby through music, movement and games. Class includes practical developmental information. It’s a great way to meet other families and connect with your baby.

Curious WiggleWorms Crawling-walking. 1 hour class. Encourage your child’s natural curiosity and practice emerging skills together with fun-filled explorations of tunnels, puppets, songs, musical activities and more. Also participate in discussions covering a variety of developmental topics.

Toddler ExZone

Family Fun! Birth to 5 years. 1½ hour class. Looking for something relaxing to do in the evening or on Saturday? Try this new twist on an ExZone class. Multi-age fun for the whole family. Lots of different activities offered each week so children can choose what to do: art projects, easel painting, playdough, puzzles and games. We always end with a circle time filled with movement, music and stories.

First Steps to Literacy 2.8 to 5 years. 1 hour class. Children, with an adult, learn pre-literacy skills through hands-on projects, stories, group activities and more. Class begins and ends with the theme’s story. Lots of great ideas you can use at home to help make learning fun! Held at Bryant Elementary.

Exploring Science & Nature

12-24 months. 1 hour class. Exactly like Exploration Zone only this class is shorter and just for 1 year olds. Activities to explore include art projects, dramatic play, puzzles, blocks, climbing and plenty of time to work on social skills. Class ends with a short circle time of songs, fingerplays and a story. No siblings please.

2.8 to 5 years. 1 hour class. Children learn about the natural world through themed free-play, stories, songs, and activities. Each week enjoy a different theme, covering everything from dinosaurs and archaeology to insects and backyard animals. Create a nature notebook to take home! An $8 materials fee, collected at the first class, helps provide high quality materials.

Fun-at-One

Sing Along with Lisa

Walking-24 months. 1 hour class. There will be new experiences with gross motor skills using simple apparatus and group activities. Join us for freeplay with large motor equipment followed by appealing teacher-directed activities using songs, movement and books.

Movement and More 24 to 36 months. 1 hour class. Build on skills learned in Fun at 1 with additional songs, imaginative play and lots of movement and musical activities. Free play on exciting equipment and fun with parachutes, windwands, balls and puppets.

Kids-in-Motion 2-5 years. 1 hour class. This class offers free choice and teacher-created activities. Children work on motor skills, including jumping and climbing, and utilize a variety of wonderful gym equipment. There is a different focus each week and activities are repeated as we add new ones. Be prepared to MOVE! Siblings are welcome.

Exploration Zone Birth-5 years. 1½ hour class. Afternoon, evening and Saturday classes are now called Family Fun! A wide variety of activities to explore: art projects, dramatic play, puzzles, blocks, climbing and plenty of time to work on social skills. A simple snack is offered and it ends with a circle time of songs, fingerplays and a story. Wonderful practice for preschool. Siblings are always welcome!

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1-5 years. 45 min. class. Think circle time on a fabulous scale! We’ll read books, sing songs, move, dance, rhyme and have a wonderful time. Class begins and ends with familiar songs & finger plays. The middle will be filled with stories & songs on a new theme each week with guitar accompaniment. If you love circle time, this Saturday class is for you!

Movers & Shakers Birth-5 years. 1 hour class. Using movement and music, this musical class encourages you and your child(ren) to get moving together. We begin with 15 minutes of freeplay and move to 45 minutes of comfortable teacher-led activities. While this class is great for siblings, it also works for 1 child. Be prepared for lots of action while you help your child practice listening, following directions and taking turns during this fun-filled class. New evening option!

Little Tykes Sports City

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2-5 years. 1 hour class. Does your child love physical activity? Each week we have a different sport theme from basket ball to soccer to running. Practice some of the skills of each week’s sport in a noncompetitive, fun class held in the gym. Class ends with a musical circletime and a short story. Siblings welcome!

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Preschool Art

New Art Projects Each Term!

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

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Ages 2-5 & Adult. Creating together can be fun in this delightful art class! Children and parent/caregiver work together to complete a variety of unique and creative art projects using a wide selection of materials such as paints, glue, glitter, and beads. Projects are age appropriate and help in the development of fine motor skills. New projects each term. Instructors: Lisa Belanger (701); Debbie Walters (702). 7 weeks. 4/20 – 6/8 Saturday 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM CAB, Room B Additional Child $58

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Ages 2-5 & Adult. Have fun painting together! Children and caregivers work side-by-side mixing colors and exploring different ways of painting. Your child has fun as he/she develops fine motor skills and learns about color and painting. Instructor: Debbie Walters. 8 weeks. Tuesday CAB, Room B

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Ages 2-5 & Adult. Children’s books are engaging for young children and provide great inspiration for art. Each week your child listens to a story and creates art based on the story. The Foot Book, Where the Wild Things Are, and Kissing Hand are just a few of the fun stories your child will discover in this literature-based art class. A foot print painting, a wild thing mask, and a kissing hand are some of the projects your child will create. Instructor: Stephanie Carlson. 8 weeks. ID# 2102.701 FEE: $75

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ID# 2103.701 FEE: $65

Art Around the Globe

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Art & Me

4/26 – 6/14 Friday 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM CAB, Room B Additional Child $67

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Ages 3-5. Preschoolers will add a spring to their step with this fun and creative art class. Your child creates art with a spring theme. Flowers, gardening, baby animals, weather, bugs, and picnics are some of the topics introduced. This class is an independent experience. Instructor: Stephanie Carlson. 8 weeks. ID# 2104.701 FEE: $75

4/26 – 6/14 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM

Friday CAB, Room B

Petite Picasso Ages 3-5. Does your child love to paint? Mixing colors, various painting techniques, and fun unique projects are the focus of this class. Your child’s creativity and imagination flow as they create there own works of art. This class is an independent experience. Instructor: Debbie Walters. 7 weeks. ID# 2109.701 FEE: $75

4/22 – 6/10 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

Monday CAB, Room B

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Preschool Dance

PreBallet Ages 4-5. Learning ballet helps children develop balance, coordination, and stamina. In this traditional-style class created for the older preschooler, students begin to develop basic ballet skills and utilize them in a choreographed routine. Instructor: Dianna Edmonson. 6-7 weeks. Location: Cultural Arts Building.

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

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Ages 2-5 & Adult. You and your child explore a variety of creative movement activities designed to develop gross and fine motor skills! Children are encouraged to use their imagination as they move to popular children’s music. Instructor: Emily Rogers. 6-8 weeks. ID# 2209.701 FEE: $49

4/27– 6/8 Saturday 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM CAB, Room D Additional Child: $37

ID# 2209.702 FEE: $55

4/25 – 6/6 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Additional Child: $41

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DATE

TIME

FEE

2212.701

Sat

4/20 – 6/8

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM

$55

2212.702

Mon

4/22 – 6/3

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

$49

2212.703

Thurs

4/25 – 6/6

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

$55

Ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy making tap sounds while being introduced to basic tap. This class is an independent experience. Tap shoes required. Instructor: Emily Rogers. 7 weeks.

Hello Toes Ballet Age 3. Does your child pretend to be a ballerina? Then he or she will love this introduction to the graceful movements of ballet! Children explore the basic movements of dance designed to teach balance and coordination. Hops, skips, and gallops are introduced in across the floor exercises. This class is an independent experience. Instructors: Dianna Edmonson (701, 702); Emily Rogers (703). 7 weeks. Location: Cultural Arts Building. CLASS ID#

DAY

DATE

TIME

fee

2213.701

Saturday

4/20 – 6/8

11:40 AM – 12:25 PM

$55

2213.702 Wednesday

4/24 – 6/5

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

$55

2213.703 Wednesday

4/24 – 6/5

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

$55

Preschool Soccer

DAY

Tiny Tappers

Thursday CAB, Room D

Preschool Sports

CLASS ID#

ID# 2219.701 FEE: $55

4/23 – 6/4 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Tuesday CAB, Room D

ID# 2219.702 FEE: $55

4/24 – 6/5 5:05 PM – 5:50 PM

Wednesday CAB, Room D

Creative Dancer Ages 3–5. Boys and girls discovers new ways to dance through role playing and free movement exercises in this popular class. This class is an independent experience. Instructor: Emily Rogers. 7 weeks. ID# 2217.701 FEE: $49

4/27 – 6/8 Saturday 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM CAB, Room D

ID# 2217.702 FEE: $55

4/25 – 6/6 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Thursday CAB, Room D

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233 See additional preschool sports on pages 44 and 54.

FEE: $69

For 3 to 5 years olds (preschoolers), must be 3 by start of class. Come to learn the very basics of soccer using FUNdamental games, exercises and imagination. Players will develop motor skills, balance and movement in a soccer environment. Please wear appropriate shoes (gym shoes) and bring a ball (Size 3). Participants receive a t-shirt.  Instructors: British Elite Soccer Training staff.  5 weeks. class ID#

Day

DATES

TIME

LOCATION

3407.701

Saturday

4/27 - 6/1

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Scarlett, Field

3407.702

Tuesday

4/30 - 5/28

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Allmendinger Park

3407.703

Tuesday

4/30 - 5/28

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Allmendinger Park

3407.704

Wednesday

5/1 - 5/29

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Allmendinger Park

3407.705

Wednesday

5/1 - 5/29

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Allmendinger Park

3407.706

Thursday

5/2 - 5/30

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Allmendinger Park

3407.707

Thursday

5/2 - 5/30

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Allmendinger Park

3407.708

Friday

5/3 - 5/31

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Allmendinger Park

3407.709

Friday

5/3 - 5/31

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Allmendinger Park

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Little Ninjas Karate        

Preschool Sports Continued

         

Ages 4-K. Focus, memory, teamwork, discipline, self-control, fitness, balance, and coordination are the focus of this karate class through fun games and activities. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Instructor: Professional Karate Schools of America instructors. 6 weeks.

Preschool Basketball Program

ID# 3313.701 FEE: $29

Ages 3-5. All about the basics! Students will learn everything from the names of the lines on the court to the proper dribbling, shooting, and defensive stance. The camp focuses on improving motor skills and overall physical fitness through different agility and balance drills. The coaches provide a comfortable, pressurefree environment while learning the fundamentals of basketball with an emphasis fun! Each child receives a t-shirt. ! **Lower Hoops are provided** 6 weeks.

4/23 – 5/28 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Tuesday Logan, Gym

ID# 3313.702 FEE: $29

4/26 – 6/7 Friday 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM PKSA Dojang

ID# 3313.703 FEE: $29

4/27 – 6/8 Saturday 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM PKSA Dojang

ID# 3405.701 4/27 – 6/8 Saturday FEE: $99 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Bethlehem United Meth. Church, Gym

Youth Art

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

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Grades K-6 & Adult. Fee is per pair. Your child and you explore joint and individual projects. Parents and children learn classical techniques of tile making, slab construction, sculpture, press molding, coiling, and glazes. Fee includes glazing and firing of 3-6 medium to large pieces. Fee includes material costs. Scholarship recipients pay $50 per child. Scholarship 50% recipients pay $133 per child. Instructor: William Schultz. 10 weeks. ID # 2199.701 FEE: $215

4/21 – 6/23 Sunday 10:00 AM – 12 Noon CAB, Room A Additional Child Fee $175

ID# 2199.702 FEE: $215

4/21 – 6/23 Sunday 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM CAB, Room A Additional Child Fee $175

Art After School

Cartooning and Comics Does you child enjoy drawing cartoons and reading comics books or graphic novels? This is a wonderful opportunity to create a cast of imaginary characters and unique stories. Instructor Chris Reed teaches students how to create memorable characters, dynamic frame compositions, and exciting plot lines while having fun in a sharing, interactive environment. Advanced Class Students learn additional skills such as advanced character development techniques, script writing, light box techniques, and how to use photographic references to enhance their visual narratives. $25 material fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. 7 weeks. ID# 2111.701 FEE: $69

4/23 – 6/4: Gr. 2-4 Tuesday: Beginner 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM CAB, Room C

ID# 2111.702 FEE: $69

4/23 – 6/4: Gr. 4-7 Tuesday: Advanced 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CAB, Room C

6 or 7 weeks.

Class ID#

CLASS

LOCATION

GR

TIME

DAY

DATE

INSTRUCTOR

FEE

2155.701

Fun with Art

Bryant, Art Room

K- 2

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Friday

4/26 – 6/7

Stephanie Carlson

$69

2157.702

Art Around the Globe

Logan, Art Room

1- 5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Tuesday

4/23 – 6/4

Debra Weldon

$69

2153.702

Drawing & Painting

Abbot, Art Room

1-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Monday

4/22 – 6/3

Debra Weldon

$59

2153.703

Drawing & Painting

Angell, Art Room

1-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Wednesday

4/24 – 6/5

Debra Weldon

$69

2153.704

Drawing & Painting

Bach, Art Room

1-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Thursday

4/25 – 6/6

Debra Weldon

$69

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Artful Explorers Grades 2-6. Your child creates 3D art using a variety materials and techniques. Supervision is provided from 3:45-4:00 for Lakewood students. $3 Materials Fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructor: Michelle Kaucheck. 4 weeks. ID# 2113.701 4/30 – 5/21 FEE: $49 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday Lakewood, Art Room

Drawing and Painting Grades K-3. Learn the basics of drawing and Painting. Explore a variety of mediums such as watercolor, tempera, and pastels, and colored pencils. Instructor: Debra Weldon. 7 weeks. ID# 2153.701 FEE: $69

Youth Dance

4/24 – 6/5 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday CAB, Room B

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

Break Dance

Rec&Ed All Stars

Grades K-5. Popular Break Dance instructor Maurice Archer is fun and enthusiastic and teaches your child America’s most popular dance in a fun and safe environment. Children will develop style, confidence, and teamwork. Beginner Maurice introduces your child to basic break dance moves such as top rock, down rock, and power moves. Your child also learns a little history and what it means to be a Bboy and Bgirl. Break Dance 2 This class is for those who have previously taken Break Dance. Expect the same excitement, fun and spontaneous freestyle taught in a more structure approach. Focus is on specific moves and routines. Learn the windmill, turtle freeze, L-kick and more in this accelerated class. 7 weeks.

Grades 2-7. This class is designed for the dancer who has taken several classes at Rec&Ed within the dance curriculum. Each dancer must have mastered basic dance steps including pas de bourree, jazz square, some turns and jumps. The student should also have some performance experience. We recommend that dancers have more than a passing interest in furthering dance education. Outside performance opportunities are possible. Instructor recommendation only. Instructor: Gina Danene Thompson, Artistic Director Pure Dance Ensemble. Students will be assisted by dancers from Pure Dance Ensemble. 7 weeks.

ID# 2253.701 FEE: $55

4/23 – 6/4 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

Tuesday: Beginner Pattengill Cafetorium

ID# 2253.702 FEE: $55

4/25 – 6/6 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

Thursday: Break Dance 2 Pattengill Cafetorium

ID# 2287.701 FEE: $99

4/21 – 6/9 Sunday 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM CAB, Room D

Irish Dance Grades 2-5. Irish Dance is a popular traditional folk dance that has become a dance for all ages and cultures. Your child learns the basics of Irish dance softshoe, jigs, reels, and a simple choreographed routine. Instructor: Sara Dudgeon. 7 weeks. ID# 2202.701 FEE: $65

4/23-6/4 4:30 PM-5:30 PM

Tuesday CAB, Room D

Hip Hop with Gina Grades 3-7. Artistic director Gina Danene Thompson brings her extensive training and unique individual style to teaching routines filled with style and energy. This exciting dance program features Hip Hop and Jazz moves. 6 weeks. ID# 2231.701 FEE: $55

4/22 – 6/3 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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Ballet Your child explores the fundamentals of ballet in this traditional-style class. Cecchetti Class gives students the opportunity to train with Instructor Diana Edmonson. Several sessions are required before taking the exam by the Cecchetti Council of America and receive a certificate upon passing. 7-8 weeks. Location: Cultural Arts Building. CLASS ID#

LEVEL

GRADE/AGE

DAY

DATE

TIME

FEE

2223.701

Ballet Beginner

K-3

Saturday

4/20 – 6/8

1:20 PM – 2:15 PM

$59

2223.702

Ballet Beginner

K-3

Monday

4/22 – 6/3

4:30 PM – 5:15 PM

$55

2223.703

Ballet Cecchetti Practice

Grade 3-Adult

Saturday

4/20 – 6/8

2:20 PM – 3:20 PM

$65

2223.704

Cecchetti Primary 1& 2

Ages 4-6

Thursday

4/25 – 6/6

4:35 PM – 5:30 PM

$59

2223.705

Cecchetti Primary 3-Gr. 1

K-6

Thursday

4/25 – 6/6

5:35 PM – 6:30 PM

$59

After School Dance Dance class is a great way for your child to develop flexibility, endurance, and selfconfidence. Our great dance instructors teach your child the latest dance moves and jazz steps. 6-7 weeks. CLASS ID#

CLASS

LOCATION

GRADE

DAY

DATE

TIME

instructor

fee

2218.701

Dance Pop

King, MPR

2-5

Tuesday

4/23 – 6/4

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Ashley Rop

$55

2218.702

Dance Pop

Logan, Gym

1-5

Tuesday

4/23 – 6/4

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Vikki Moss

$55

2218. 703

Dance Pop

Bryant, Gym

K-2

Tuesday

4/23 – 6/4

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Amy Thurlow

$65

2218.704

Dance Pop

Wines, Gym

2-5

Friday

4/26 – 6/7

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Ashley Rop

$49

2218.705

Dance Pop

Abbot, Gym

1-5

Friday

4/26 – 6/7

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Vikki Moss

$55

2218.707

Dance Pop

Bach, Gym

1-5

Wednesday

4/24 – 6/5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Amy Thurlow

$65

2218.706

Dance Pop

Pattengill, Gym

3-5

Friday

4/26 – 6/7

4:05 PM – 5:05 PM

Amy Thurlow

$65

2253.703

Break Dance

Burns Park, Gym

K-5

Monday

4/22 – 6/3

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Maurice Archer

$49

2253.704

Break Dance

Wines, Gym

K-5

Thursday

4/25 – 6/6

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Maurice Archer

$55

2253.705

Break Dance

Angell, Gym

K-5

Wednesday

4/24 – 6/5

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Maurice Archer

$55

2253.706

Break Dance

Thurston Gym

K-5

Tuesday

4/23 – 6/4

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Maurice Archer

$55

2253.707

Break Dance

Dicken, Gym

K-5

Friday

4 /26 – 6/7

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Maurice Archer

$55

2202.702

Irish Dance

Pattengill, Gym

3-5

Thursday

4/25 – 6/6

4:05 PM – 5:05 PM

Sara Dudgeon

$65

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Youth Drama

Thank You to the Burns Park Players for their generous contribution for scholarships to the Rec&Ed Cultural Arts program.

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53228

Drama with Performance Network Grades 2-5. From script to the stage, your child builds a performance. Valuable skills are developed such as listening, articulation, physical awareness and teamwork, as well as basic stagecraft. The program culminates with a performance of fables and folk tales for an invited audience. Instructors: Becky Fox and Anne Rhoades. 2 classes per week for 5 weeks. ID# 2303.701 FEE: $125

4/23 – 5/23 3:50 PM – 5:20 PM

Tuesday & Thursday Burns Park, Auditorium

Youth Music

Musical Instruments provided!

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248

MusIQ Club: Children’s Music Journey Grades K-5. Interactive animated computer software with electronic piano keyboards are used to teach students with little or no piano playing experience. Students progress from level to level at their own pace learning to play piano with both hands, read music, improvise and compose. They learn concepts of Rhythm, Ear Training, and the Musical Alphabet. The emphasis is always on having fun, no matter what the student’s abilities or musical background. Students will have access to the same computer software that is used in the class to facilitate home practice. Instructor: MusIQ Club staff. 7 weeks. ID# 1312.701 FEE: $175

4/22 – 6/10 Monday 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM Eberwhite, Room 102

ID# 1312.702 FEE: $175

4/22 – 6/10 Monday 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Eberwhite, Room 102

Little Bands

FEE: $175

Your child will have a blast being part of a band! In just 7 weeks, each child learns to play four instruments: piano, guitar, bass, and drums. A detailed curriculum of songs is explored and everyone learns every song on every instrument. Singing, plus reading and writing music are part of this exciting program.  At the end of the semester concert your child will rock the stage with his or her band. Instructor: Little Bands School staff. 7 weeks.

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class ID#

Gr.

LOCATION

DAY

TIME

DATES

1312.703

K-2

CAB, Room B

Saturday

12 Noon – 1:00 PM 4/20 – 6/1

1312.704

3-5

CAB, Room B

Saturday

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

4/20 – 6/1

1312.705

K-5

Angell, Room 123

Monday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

4/22 – 6/10

1312.706

K-5

A2 Open, Room 201

Thursday

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

4/25 – 6/6

1312.707

K-5

Lawton, Room 114

Tuesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

4/23 – 6/4

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Youth LEGO

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248

Think outside the box! Challenge your minds! Be prepared for the world of technology! FEE: $135

Instructor: Brain Monkeys staff. 7 weeks.

LEGO Mindstorms - Battle Bots You can put together a robot and make it follow a line, tell the difference between red and blue and avoid obstacles, but can you make it survive the attack of another robot? Students will learn to use math, science, engineering and technology in a competitive, challenging, team building setting through the creation of battling robots. Let the games begin! Robotics and Game Animation with Scratch Give your child a boost in learning key 21st century learning skills: creative thinking, teamwork, communication, and analysis. Using Scratch, a computer learning tool and WeDo LEGO Robotics, a visual programming language, your child creates games, animations, stories, and art. Students draw pictures, add sound and movement, and share their projects with the class. These activities help students understand mathematical and computational concepts and the process of design.  GRades

Robotics with LEGO Mindstorms Using the LEGO Mindstorms NXT robot kits, students will become familiar with the fundamentals of computer programming. Then with drag and drop computer language, students program their robots to follow multi-step programs. Integrating “vision”, touch and sound sensors along with individualized challenges teaches students to think outside the box, challenges their minds and prepares them for the world of technology. LEGO Physics Using Science and Technology LEGO Engineering kits, students work in pairs; each student assembling part of the model. Students then joined their parts to complete the building project. LEGO = fun = learning!! WeDo Robotics Young students develop their higher level thinking skills playing with an easy-to-use LEGO set featuring working motors and sensors. Students explore a series of cross-curricular, theme-based activities that helps them acquire skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as well as language and literacy.

class ID#

LOCATION

TOPIC

DAY

TIME

DATES

1313.701

Abbot, Art Room

3-5

LEGO Mindstorms-Battle Bots

Tuesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

4/23 – 6/4

1313.702

Ann Arbor Open, Room 201

3-5

Robotics with LEGO Mindstorm

Monday

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

4/22 – 6/10

1313.703

Bryant, Resource Room

K-2

WeDo Robotics

Thursday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

4/25 – 6/6

1313.704

Dicken, Room 113

K-2

WeDo Robotics

Wednesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

4/24 – 6/5

1313.705

Haisley, Art Room

3-5

Robotics with LEGO Mindstorm

Thursday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

4/25 – 6/6

1313.706

Logan, Art Room

K-2

LEGO Physics

Monday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

4/22 – 6/10

1313.707

Pattengill, Cafetorium

3-5

Robotics and Game Animation

Tuesday

4:05 PM – 5:05 PM

4/23 – 6/4

1313.708

Thurston, Art Room

3-5

Robotics and Game Animation

Wednesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

4/24 – 6/5

1313.709

Wines, Room 100

3-5

LEGO Mindstorms-Battle Bots

Wednesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

4/24 – 6/5

LEGO Mindstorms: Battle Bots Grades 6-8. You can put together a robot and make it follow a line, tell the difference between red and blue and avoid obstacles, but can you make it survive the attack of another robot? Students will learn to use math, science, engineering and technology in a competitive, challenging, team building setting through the creation of battling robots. Let the games begin! Instructor: Brain Monkeys staff. 7 weeks. ID# 1313.710 4/24 – 6/5 FEE: $135               3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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Wednesday Clague, Cafeteria

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Youth Chess

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248

Spring Youth Chess with Mr. Garrison Mr. Garrison has been teaching chess to children since 1996. His teams have won numerous state championships. In 2013, King won two second place team trophies and one third place. Thurston won 4th place in the K-8 championship. Thurston and Lawton tied for second in the K-5 championship, and Clague won 2nd in the K-6 championship. Mr. Garrison holds the #1 rank of overall game player (out of over 30,000 players) at www.littlegolem.net, an international thinking games website. He is also the top ranked player in the world at the strategy game Breakthrough; one of his long-time chess students is

ranked #2! 7 weeks. Beginning/Intermediate Grades K-8. For students with no or some experience in chess. Students are introduced to the basic history of chess, opening principles, tactics, basic endgame techniques, and tournament preparedness. Intermediate Grades K-9. For students familiar with forks, pins, discovery and checkmate. Students are prepared for tournament play and learn some of the finer points of chess. Intermediate/Advanced Grades K-9. For students familiar with forks, pins, discovery and understand checkmate. Players review Grandmaster chess games and improve work on tactics and endings. Advanced Grades K-9. For truly advanced players with an established USCF rating. Players will learn how to analyze games and become skilled at the finer points of chess opening theory. Students will learn how to study chess for self-improvement.

Morning Chess

FEE: $99

class ID#

CLASS LEVEL

DAY

TIME

DATES

LOCATION

1317.701

Intermediate/Advanced

Tuesday

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

4/9 – 5/21

King, Multipurpose Room

1317.702

Intermediate

Wednesday

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

4/17 – 5/29

Bach, Media Center

1317.703

Beginning/Intermediate

Friday

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

4/19 – 5/31

Thurston, Media Center

Evening Chess

FEE: $99

class ID#

CLASS LEVEL

DAY

TIME

DATES

LOCATION

1317.704

Intermediate

Tuesday

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM

4/9 – 5/21

Thurston, Art Room

1317.705

Advanced

Tuesday

7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

4/9 – 5/21

Thurston, Art Room

1317.706

Intermediate/Advanced

Friday

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM

*4/19 – 5/31

Lawton, Media Center

* 4/19 class meets in Rec&Ed large conference room. New students are required to purchase a workbook for $14 on the first day of class.

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Youth Chess with All The King’s Men Grades K-5. 7 weeks. FEE: $95. Instructor: All the King’s Men Staff

Beginning/Intermediate Chess rules and basic tactics are reviewed. Students then delve deeper into more advanced tactics, short and long range strategies, and preparation for tournament play. Intermediate/Advanced Experienced students explore tactical play, short and long-term planning, mating patterns, and game analysis. Students learn tournament play using USCF rules. Advanced Advanced students interested in preparation for individual and team tournament. Students will be exposed to specific rules of tournament play and recording of moves and use of the chess clock.

Morning Chess Time: 7:45AM – 8:45AM CLASS ID#

CLASS LEVEL

DAY

DATES

LOCATION

1321.710

Advanced

Monday

4/22 – 6/10

Dicken, Media Center

1321.711

Beginning/Intermediate

Thursday

4/25 – 6/6

Lakewood, Multipurpose Room

1321.712

Beginning/Intermediate

Friday

4/26 – 6/7

Wines, Media Center

After School Chess

Time: 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

CLASS ID#

CLASS LEVEL

DAY

DATES

lOCATION

1321.701

Beginning/Intermediate

Thursday

4/25 – 6/6

Angell, Media Center

1321.702

Intermediate/Advanced

Friday

4/26 – 6/7

Angell, Art Room

1321.703

Beginning/Intermediate

Wednesday

4/24 – 6/5

*Ann Arbor Open, Room 201

1321.704

Beginning/Intermediate

Tuesday

4/23 –6/4

**Bryant, Multipurpose Room

1321.705

Beginning/Intermediate

Tuesday

4/23 –6/4

Burns Park, Room A4

1321.706

Beginning/Intermediate

Wednesday

4/24 – 6/5

Carpenter, Room 138

1321.707

Beginning/Intermediate

Thursday

4/25 – 6/6

Dicken, Media Center

1321.708

Beginning/Intermediate

Monday

4/22 – 6/10

Haisley, Music Room

1321.709

Beginning/Intermediate

Friday

4/26 – 6/7

Lawton, Media Center

* Ann Arbor Open class meets 3-4pm. **Bryant class is for Grades K-2. New students are required to purchase a workbook for $14 on the first day of class.

Youth Sign Language

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248

American Sign Language Grades K-5. Join us to further develop your sign language skills. Children will receive instruction and practice in facial expressions, spatial awareness, vocabulary, sentence structure and fingerspelling to begin an elementary conversation both expressively and in the comprehension of American Sign Language (ASL). Handouts are provided so students can practice at home with siblings and parents. Instructors: Marian Lage and Donna Mahoney, ASL Trainers. 6 weeks. ID# 1409.701 FEE: $59

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4/25 – 5/30 3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Thursday Bach, Music Room

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Youth Study Skills

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53248 Famil

Grades 10-12. Enrolling in the ACT Preparation Workshop helps you prepare to successfully take the ACT test. This workshop is for students taking the ACT during the remainder of the calendar year. The best method for scoring well on the ACT and replacing anxiety with confidence is to be knowledgeable and well prepared. Information and strategies for each section of the test are included. Bring a CALCULATOR and a WATCH WITH A SECOND HAND. A manual is provided for each participant as part of the fee. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Great Lakes Educational Group staff. 1 class.

Parents and Students, grades 9-12. Parents and students are faced with myriad choices about college. Let John help you and your student find and identify the resources in your family's search for the right college. Discussion will include what your student needs and wants from school, location, admissions possibilities and finances. This class is intended for parents and students to attend together. Instructor: John B. Boshoven, M.A., M.S.W. 1 class. EC

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Grades 9-11 (Parents welcome!) Before the busy fall application season, start now to think about what your college essays and applications will say about you. With the competition for college admission tougher than ever, well-composed essays and applications can make a difference. What you do this summer also has a bearing on your applications and essays. The instructor has helped students gain admission to UM, Harvard, Princeton, MIT, and many others. With actual examples of successful essays, find out what makes a compelling essay and application and how to strengthen yours. This class will get you thinking about possible essay topics to highlight your own characteristics as well as tips to make your applications the best they can be. Liza Atreya, editor and consultant (www.essayandapp. com). 1 class. ID# 1338.701 FEE: $39

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ID# 1335.701 5/29 Wednesday FEE: $79 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Pioneer, Room D117

ID# 1341.701 5/1 FEE: $35 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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Grades 10-12. Learn how to organize and write a persuasive essay within the allotted time. The scorer’s rubric will be analyzed so you will understand exactly what is expected within your essay. You will practice writing an essay and receive instructor feedback about ways to improve your writing for the test. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Great Lakes Educational Group staff. 1 class.

ID# 1339.701 4/30 FEE: $35 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

ID# 1337.701 4/24 FEE: $35 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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Youth Martial Arts

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233 or 53203

Aikido

ID# 3312.701 FEE: $35

4/23 – 5/28 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday Logan, Gym

ID# 3312.702 5/26 – 6/7 Friday FEE: $35 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM PKSA Dojang ID# 3312.703 4/27 – 6/8      Saturday FEE: $35        2:00 PM – 2:45 PM    PKSA Dojang    

Kids Power Karate Color Belt Grades 1-6. Continuation for students who have achieved a color belt rank in the Kids Power Karate program. You will continue to learn traditional Tang Soo Do techniques and self-defense at a rank appropriate level. Course emphasizes goal setting and personal development in a martial arts setting. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Instructor: Professional Karate Schools of America instructors. 6 weeks. ID# 3312.704 Fee: $35    

4/23 – 5/28 7:45 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Logan, Gym

Sanchin-Ryu Karate for Self-Defense              Grades K-8.  Children will be trained with proven, age-appropriate techniques that are necessary for kids to protect themselves from attackers using Sanchin-Ryu Karate & Self-Defense and Project: Secure Child (child safety). Class is set in a fun, yet structured environment. Children will achieve great self-confidence and leadership skills through the physical techniques, mental strategies, drills and exercises.  Children focus on healthy attitudes rather than perfection! You work at your own pace. Instructor: Sensei Jason Wikaryasz, certified instructor with 3rd Degree Black Belt.  8 weeks. ID# 3319.701        4/23 – 6/4 Tuesday                                   FEE: $59                  6:45 PM – 7:30 PM           Forsythe, Gym Annex

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Ages 8-14. Junior Judo/Jujitsu instills a strong understanding of the basics of grappling that will improve your child’s wrestling, judo, jujitsu or self-defense skill. Children with varying degrees of skill and experience can easily participate together. In our program, we stress the mutual benefit of working together towards the common goal of being excellent grapplers, while most martial arts programs rely on striking the attacker with punches and kicks. You will notice an increase in your child’s confidence and grappling skill within a few weeks. Instructor: Frank Gerlitz, PhD. 5 Blackbelt Judo, 7 Blackbelt Jujitsu. 7 weeks.                 ID# 3316.701 4/20 – 6/8 Saturday                                           FEE: $59 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM          Scarlett, Upper Gym                                            R

Grades 1-6. Self-defense, physical fitness, conflict resolution, teamwork and anti-kidnapping techniques are the emphasis of this traditional training class. Specifically designed for children to learn prevention, and respect for themselves and others. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Instructor: Professional Karate Schools of America instructors. 6 weeks.

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Grades 1-8. Learn to fly -- and land without getting hurt!  Aikido is a form of Japanese Budo based on the philosophy and martial arts of the Japanese Samurai. Aikido, the way of harmony, involves redirecting an attack by using throws and pins in a fun, noncompetitive atmosphere. You will learn safe falls, throwing and locking techniques. You’ll practice movements that improve flexibility, focus and self control.  Instructor: Wade Davis, Aikido Yoshokai Assoc. of North America.  7 weeks.     ID# 3311.701 4/22 – 6/10 Monday FEE: $59 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM Scarlett, Upper Gym

Bully Proofing Ages 3-12 with Parent. This is a unique opportunity for you to learn and bond together with your child in a physical activity that stresses fun, fitness, and fundamentals. Your child will become more self confident, learn self control, all while improving your parent-child relationship. Children will develop physical problem-solving skills that can transfer to many areas of their lives. We use play-based activities and role-playing to practice Judo/Jujitsu based self-defense techniques. Most martial arts programs rely on striking the attacker with violent punches, kicks, knees, and elbows, but we take a different approach. All the techniques are purely defensive and avoid striking. We look forward to providing you and your child with a memorable learning experience. Instructor: Frank Gerlitz, PhD. 5 Blackbelt Judo, 7 Blackbelt Jujitsu. 7 weeks.   ID# 3315. 701 4/20 – 6/8                        Saturday FEE: $59 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM Scarlett, Upper Gym

Tai Chi: Grasp the Sparrow’s Tail Grades 6-9. The regular practice of Tai Chi improves balance, coordination and concentration. Learning this flowing series of movements opens the door to an understanding of body/mind mechanics. In the process you also learn about setting healthy physical boundaries non-aggressively through Tai Chi’s safe, interactive exercise of Push Hands. Instructor: Wasentha Young, Peaceful Dragon School. 8 weeks. ID# 1825.701 FEE: $119

4/23 – 6/11 Tuesday 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Peaceful Dragon School

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Instructional Sports Gymnastics

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

FEE: $75

Boys and Girls, ages 4-Kindergarten and grades 1-5. Gymnastics incorporates strength, flexibility, speed, balance, coordination, discipline and self-esteem into a fun skill building activity.  A combination of floor exercises, vaulting, balance beam, uneven bars and wedge mat is practiced. Your child will progress at his/her own rate.  Age 4-K and Level 1 (Grades 1-5) skills practiced are appropriate for age and experience level.  Level II (Grades 1-5) Prerequisite: Able to demonstrate a Cartwheel.  Level III (Grades 1-5) Prerequisite: Able to demonstrate a Back Walkover. Instructors: Tumble Tot Gymnastics staff. 7 weeks.    

Baton Twirling

class ID #

LEVEL

DAY

TIME

DATE

LOCATION

3201.701

Ages 4-K

Tuesday

5:45 PM – 6:30 PM

4/23 – 6/4

Clague, Upper Gym

3201.702

Level I-III

Tuesday

6:35 PM – 7:35 PM

4/23 – 6/4

Clague, Upper Gym  

3201.703

Ages 4-K

Saturday

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

4/20 – 6/8

Scarlett, Upper Gym  

3201.704

Level I-II

Saturday

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

4/20 – 6/8

Scarlett, Upper Gym  

3201.705

Level II-III Saturday

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM

4/20 – 6/8

Scarlett, Upper Gym  

FEE: $49

Girls and Boys, grades K-8. New or experienced twirlers are welcome. Do you want to learn a new way to express your school spirit? Individual and group routines with marching and twirling are taught.   Perform for family and friends! You will have the opportunity to participate in an annual recital/awards presentation and parades (not included with the class). If you need a baton, they are measured the first day and the fee is $13-$27 (used batons available).  Instructor: Jenney Gordon, owner Jenney Lynn's Baton Twirling Academy.  6 weeks. No class 5/28-5/31. class ID#

Location

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Day

Time

Date

3430.701

Abbot, Gym

K-5

Tuesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

4/23 – 6/4

3430.702

Burns Park, Gym

K-5

Thursday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

4/25 – 6/6

3430.703

Slauson, Rec Room

6-8

Friday

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

4/26 – 6/7

Youth Yoga Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53149

Kid Yoga

FEE: $65

Grades K-5. Improve your fitness & focus while having fun!  This cooperative form of Yoga is held in a stress free environment where kids can explore poses and group activities while building self esteem and teamwork.  Please bring your own mat. Instructor:  Shay Maxwell(701, 703), Nydia Quiroga (702, 704) JT Quon (705, 706), Jeri Stroup (707) .  7 weeks. class ID#

Location

Day

Time

Date

3705.701 3705.702

AA Open, Aud.

Thursday

3:00 PM–4:00 PM

4/25 – 6/6

Allen, Gym

Wednesday

3:50 PM–4:50 PM

4/24 – 6/5

3705.703 Burns Park, Gym

Tuesday

3:50 PM–4:50 PM

4/23 – 6/4

3705.704

Bryant, Gym

Thursday

3:50 PM–4:50 PM

4/25 – 6/6

3705.705

King, Gym

Wednesday

3:50 PM–4:50 PM

4/24 – 6/5

3705.706

Northside, Gym

Tuesday

3:50 PM–4:50 PM

4/23 – 6/4

3705.707

Thurston, Gym

Monday

3:50 PM–4:50 PM

4/22 – 6/10

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Yoga Flow Grades 6-8.   Learn to move and breathe through flowing yoga poses that will improve strength, stamina and flexibility.  This mind body practice is a form of moving meditation that will help build emotional balance and selfconfidence.   Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Instructors: Dominique Theophilus (701),   JT Quon (702), Nydia Quiroga (703).  7 weeks. ID# 3720.701      4/23 – 6/4    Fee: $65                 3:05 PM – 4:05 PM

Tuesday Clague, Auditorium

ID# 3720.702 4/25 – 6/6 Thursday Fee: $65                  3:05 PM – 4:05 PM Slauson, Rec Room ID# 3720.703 4/22 – 6/10 Monday Fee: $65                  3:05 PM – 4:05 PM Scarlett, Cafe

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After School Sports!

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

Do you want to learn a new sport or improve your skills in the sport you love to play? Then join us after school.  All skill levels welcome. New players will catch on to the fundamentals quickly through drills and practice. Lesson plans are adjusted according to each player’s skill level so every child improves! Teamwork and sportsmanship are emphasized.  Instructors:  One On One Sports Training Staff.  Classes meet 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM unless otherwise noted.

After School Hoops

After School Kicks

Grades 1-5. If your child loves basketball, and wants to be a better basketball player, then join us for After School Hoops! Coaches will run them through different practice drills in the proper technique of passing, dribbling, shooting, and defensive skill! Offensive and defensive strategies, teamwork skills, conditioning & agility, plus daily scrimmages. All levels welcome: new players will learn fundamentals and skills. Continuing players will increase skills and work on game play. Coaches: One on One Basketball & Sports Training. 6-7 weeks.

Grades 1-5. Does you child like to kick the ball around, do they want to learn new skills of soccer? Then join After School Kicks. Our coaches will run them through different practice drills in the proper techniques of ball control, ball manipulation, shooting, passing while playing skill games, learning teamwork (sportsmanship), and most importantly having fun! Offensive and defensive strategies, teamwork skills, conditioning & agility, plus daily scrimmages. All levels welcome: new players will learn fundamentals and skills. Continuing players will increase skills and work on gameplay. Coaches: One on One Sports Training. 6-7 weeks.

ID#

Location

Day

Date

Fee

3402.701

Angell

Tuesday

4/23 - 6/4

$79

3402.702

Dicken

Tuesday

4/23 - 6/4

$79

3402.703

Haisley

Wednesday

4/24 - 6/5

$79

3402.704

Lakewood

Monday

4/22 - 6/3

$69

3402.705

Lawton

Friday

4/26 - 6/7

$79

3402.706

Logan

Friday

4/26 - 6/7

$79

3402.707

Thurston

Thursday

4/25 - 6/6

$79

3402.708

Wines

Wednesday

4/24 - 6/5

$79

Sports Clinics Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

Mini-Ones Dual Sports Clinic

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Location

Day

Date

Fee

Abbot

Monday

4/22 - 6/3

$69

3401.702

Bach

Tuesday

4/23 - 6/4

$79

3401.703

Burns Park

Friday

4/26 - 6/7

$69

3401.704

Haisley

Friday

4/26 - 5/31

$69

3401.705

Lakewood

Wednesday

4/24 - 6/5

$79

3401.706

Logan

Thursday

4/25- 6/6

$79

3401.707

Northside

Thursday

4/25 - 6/6

$79

3401.708

Thurston

Wednesday

4/24 - 6/5

$79

3401.709

Wines

Monday

4/22 - 6/3

$69

Beginners Lacrosse Clinic

NEW!

Grades 2-6. This clinic is for you if you have little or no experience playing lacrosse. You will enjoy learning the skill-building activities designed to improve your stickhandling, cradling, passing, shooting, and defensive skills. All programs are non-contact, and skill-based. Please bring protective gloves, elbow pads (recommended), mouth guard, lacrosse stick (some available for use during session) and water. Coaches: One on One Sports Training staff. 6 weeks. ID# 3403.701 Fee: $79

Ages 4-7 (must be 4 prior to camp). No pressure – all about the basics! Your child will learn the basics of both basketball and soccer. Each sport will be covered for 30 minutes each day to ensure constant fun! Children improve motor skills and overall physical fitness while they go through fun agility routines. “Our goal is to help increase your child’s confidence through sports!” Please bring water. Coaches: One on One Sports Training staff. 6 weeks. ID# 3409.701 Fee: $79

ID#

3401.701

4/28 – 6/9 Sunday 11:00 AM – 12 Noon Scarlett, Field/Gym

“Next Level” Lacrosse Skills Clinic

NEW!

Grades 4-8. Do you want to help your child take his or her lacrosse game to the next level? Coaches will help elevate your child’s game through drills, techniques, conditioning, agility, and scrimmaging. Kids will work on ball handling, fast break, and transition skills and participate in daily skill contests and games. 1v1, 2v2, 3v3, and more individual and team competitions! Please bring water. Coaches: One on One Sports Training staff. 6 weeks. Sunday Scarlett, Gym

ID# 3403.702 Fee: $79

4/28 – 6/9 Sunday 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Scarlett, Field/Gym

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Youth Swim

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53232 Email: recedswim@aaps.k12.mi.us

Due to the popularity of this program and the small class size, classes fill quickly. Please list several alternative time choices on your registration, if possible. Classes are for children 6 months and older. If your child is 7 years or older, please have your child use the same – sex locker room.

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Children under 3 years old are able to swim for free with a paying adult. Fee per person in the water; each swimmer over 3 years old must enroll. Enjoy time in the warm water (88 – 96 degrees) with your child. You might practice some newly learned skills or just have fun. An adult must accompany each child in water. Please Note: If your child is not 100% toilet – trained, he or she will need to wear a swim diaper. 7 weeks. Location: High Point CLASS ID#

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TIME

DATES

3530.702

Friday

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

4/26 – 6/7

FEE: $35 per person or $105 for a family of up to four swimmers. Families register using ID# 3530.603

Pre-K Swim

FEE: $59

Ages 3-4 years only. Your preschool-age child will focus on blowing bubbles, splashing, and other basic movements through the use of songs and games. His or her enjoyment of the water will greatly increase and your child will be better prepared for our Learn-to-Swim levels. This is an independent experience, designed for young children who are already comfortable in the water without a parent. 7 weeks. Location: High Point Pool CLASS ID#

DAY

3501.714

Friday

TIME

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

DATES

4/26 – 6/7

Learn to Swim Levels:

Please read the swim level descriptions below carefully for correct class placement. Participants must have the required skill to participate in the selected class. Note that we can no longer transfer participants to lower level classes. If you have questions regarding swim levels call 994-2300 ext. 53232. See www.aareced.com/reced.programs/reced.instr_prog/swim for complete descriptions. Level 1- Age: 4-6 Requirement: must be comfortable in water without a parent Level 1.5- Age: 7-10 Requirement: must be comfortable in water without a parent Level 2- Age: 4+ Requirement: must be comfortable with head or face in water and have overcome their fear of water. Level 3- Age: 5+ Requirement: must be able to front and back float independently and take 1-2 strokes by themselves. Level 4- Age: 6+ Requirement: must be able to swim independently half the width of the pool (5yds) while using side breathing. Level 5- Age: 7+ Requirement: must be able to swim independently the full width of the pool with proper front and backstroke technique. Level 6- Age: 7+ Requirement: must be able to swim independently the full width of the pool with proper technique, and be comfortable swimming in the deep end Level 7- Age: 8+ Requirement: must be able to swim half the length of the pool using 3 major strokes, and butterfly width of the pool Level 8- Age: 8+ Requirement: must be able to swim the full length of the pool using 3 major strokes, and butterfly half the length of the pool Level 9 - Age: 9+ Requirement: must be able to swim 2 full lengths (50yds) of 3 major strokes, and 1 full length of butterfly, with good technique, and have endurance to swim continuously for 1 hr

Parent/Child Classes

Fee per child. These classes require at least one adult to accompany each child in water. Please note: If your child is not 100% toilet-trained they will need to wear a swim diaper. INFANT/TOT - Parent/child class. Children, from 6 months to 3 years of age, will learn water adjustment, kicking, and getting their face splashed. Parents and children bond with songs and rhymes that help children feel comfortable in the water. 5-6 weeks. PRESCHOOL - Parent/child class for 3-5 yr olds. This class will help children practice basic water adjustment skills, preliminary aquatic skills, and increased independence through the use of games and songs. Children work on skills that will prepare them for participation in instructor-led levels. Emphasis is on building confidence and independence from the parent. 6 weeks.

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Class ID#

LEVEL

LOCATION

DAY

TIME

DATES

FEE

3506.701

Infant/Tot

Scarlett

Saturday

10:00 AM – 10:35 AM

4/27 – 6/1

$55

3501.701

Infant/Tot

Scarlett

Monday

6:50 PM – 7:25 PM

4/29 – 6/3

$49

3506.704

Preschool

Clague

Tuesday

5:30 PM – 6:05 PM

4/30 – 6/4

$55

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Youth Swim Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53232

Email: recedswim@aaps.k12.mi.us

Scarlett – Saturday Lessons 4/27 – 6/1

6 classes

Fee: $55

CLASS ID#

LEVEL

3516.701

Level 1

11:20 AM – 11:55 AM

TIME

3516.702

Level 1

12:40 PM – 1:15 PM

3526.701

Level 2

10:40 AM – 11:15 AM

3526.702

Level 2

12 Noon – 12:35 PM

3526.703

Level 2

1:20 PM – 1:55 PM

3536.701

Level 3

11:20 AM – 11:55 AM

3536.702

Level 3

12:40 PM – 1:15 PM

3536.703

Level 3

1:20 PM – 1:55 PM

3546.701

Level 4

12 Noon – 12:35 PM

3556.701

Level 5

10:40 AM – 11:15 AM

3566.701

Level 6

10:00 AM – 10:35 AM

Pool Water Depths: Scarlett Pool: 3’6” to 10’ Clague Pool: 3’6” to 10’

First Session Second Session

5 classes No class 5/27

Fee: $49

CLASS ID#

LEVEL

TIME

3511.701

Level 1.5

7:30 PM – 8:05 PM

3521.701

Level 2

6:10 PM – 6:45 PM

3531.701

Level 3

6:10 PM – 6:45 PM

3541.701

Level 4

7:30 PM – 8:05 PM

3551.701

Level 5

6:50 PM – 7:25 PM

Youth Water Polo Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53233

Water Polo Boys & Girls, grades 5-8. Do you love the water and want to play water polo. Then we’ve got the class for you. You’ll have a great time learning or improving your water polo game through individual skill drills, team fundamentals and scrimmaging. It is recommended that you have competitive swim experience. Beginning to advanced players welcome.   Head Coach: Justin Thoresen, Huron Water Polo. 7 weeks.

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6 classes 6 classes

Fee: $55

1st SESSION

2nd SESSION

LEVEL

3516.705

3516.715

Level 1

6:50 PM – 7:25 PM

3526.705

3526.715

Level 2

6:10 PM – 6:45 PM

3536.705

3536.715

Level 3

6:50 PM – 7:25 PM

3546.705

3546.715

Level 4

6:10 PM – 6:45 PM

3576.705

3576.715

Level 7

5:30 PM – 6:05 PM

Competitive Swim 3596.705

ID# 3597.701         4/22 – 6/10                  Fee: $59                 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM       

4/30 – 5/16 5/23 – 6/11

Scarlett – Monday Lessons 4/29 – 6/3

Clague – Tuesday & Thursday Lessons TIME

Fee: $59

3596.715

Level 9

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Scarlett – Wednesday Lessons 5/1 – 6/5

6 classes

Fee: $55

CLASS ID#

LEVEL

3515.706

Level 1

6:00 PM – 6:35 PM

3525.706

Level 2

6:40 PM – 7:15 PM

3585.706

Level 8

7:20 PM – 7:55 PM

TIME

Are you interested in becoming a swim instructor? email recedswim@aaps.k12.mi.us for more information.

For Adult Swim classes, see page 22. For Scuba classes, see page 21.

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Youth Tennis

Tennis Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53243 Email: shadigiv@aaps.k12.mi.us

Classes include instruction, drills, fun games, agility and team building exercises. Please read the player level descriptions and age levels below carefully for correct class placement. Bring your own racquet, or use a free loaner racquet provided by your instructor in class. NEW! Mighty Mite and Beginner classes incorporate USTA 10 and Under Tennis format featuring smaller court size and special balls, making it easier for kids to pick up a racquet and have fun rallying right away! (www.10andundertennis.com).

Player Level Descriptions: Mighty Mite (Ages 5-7) Learn basic stroke fundamentals and improve hand-eye coordination in a fun games-based approach to tennis. “Short” racquets provided by instructors on-court. Beginner (Ages 8-10, and 11-15) (Offered in Spring, Summer, Fall) Little or no experience; will learn basic stroke mechanics of forehand, backhand, volley, serve, as well as scoring and basic rules. Advanced Beginner (Ages 9-15) Prerequisite: Beginner or equivalent - can rally the ball using both forehand and backhand from mid to backcourt, hit volleys and serve (inconsistently); will review and improve all strokes, learn more about rules by playing interactive live ball games. Intermediate (Ages 9-15) Prerequisite: Advanced Beginner - can rally from the baseline fairly consistently, feels comfortable at net hitting volleys and overheads, serves fairly consistently; will work on perfecting all strokes, confidence and consistency, begin match play, and strategy.

Instructional Classes Class ID#

Level

Day

Time

Dates

Location

Weeks

fee

3603.701

Mighty Mite (Ages 5-7)

Tue/Thurs

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

4/30 – 5/23

Clague

8

$89

3603.702

Mighty Mite (Ages 5-7)

Saturday

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

4/27 – 6/1

Scarlett

6

$65

3601.701

Beginner (Ages 8-10)

Tues/Thurs

5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

4/30 – 5/23

Clague

8

$99

3601.702

Beginner (Ages 8-10)

Saturday

2:00 PM – 3:15 PM

4/27 – 6/1

Scarlett

6

$75

3601.703

Beginner (Ages 11-15)

Saturday

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

4/27 – 6/1

Scarlett

6

$75

3601.704

Advanced Beginner (Ages 9-15)

Mon/Wed

4:30 PM – 5:45 PM

5/1 – 5/22

Forsythe

8

$99

3601.705 Intermediate (Ages 9-15) Mon/Wed 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM 5/1 – 5/22 Forsythe 8 $99

Team Tennis First practice includes a skills assessment for proper team placement. Practices are outdoor with no indoor backup. Players must wear athletic (tennis) court shoes. No class 5/26.

Purple Team (Ages 9-14, Intermediate) Prerequisite: Intermediate instructional class or equivalent. Players can serve and rally full court fairly consistently. Purple Team players drill, incorporate net play, match etiquette, learn basic strategy for singles and doubles match play. Instructor’s permission required. Gold B Team (Ages 13-17, Grades 8 – 12, Intermediate) Prerequisite: JV tennis or equivalent experience including USTA Team Tennis matches. Players consistently serve and rally from the baseline, have proficient net skills, and can comfortably play singles and doubles matches. Gold B Team practice on weeknight includes drilling and point play. Sunday practice includes competitive match play. Participants should feel confident playing JV high school tennis. Instructor’s permission required. Gold A Team (Ages 13-18, Grades 9 – 12, Advanced) Prerequisite: Varsity tennis or equivaent. Gold A Team practice on weeknight includes advanced drilling and point play. Sunday practice includes competitive match play. Participants improve on advanced skills. Instructor’s permission required.

class ID#

Level

Day

Time

Dates

Location

classes

Fee

3608.701

Purple Team (Intermediate)

Tuesday Sunday

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

4/30 – 6/2

UM Varsity Huron

9

$155

3608.702

Gold B Team (Intermediate)

Wednesday Sunday

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

5/1 – 6/2

UM Varsity Huron

9

$155

3608.703

Gold A Team (Advanced)

Thursday Sunday

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

5/2 – 6/2

UM Varsity Pioneer

9

$155

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High School Age Players Beginner and advanced beginner high school players up to age 15 should attend youth instructional classes, and those 16 and older should attend adult instructional classes. Experienced high school players (intermediate to advanced) should enroll on the Gold B or Gold A Team. Free intramural tennis for 6th graders offered each spring at AAPS Middle Schools by Ann Arbor Area Community Tennis Association (AAACTA). Program begins week of April 22. Instruction provided by adults and high school players. Contact your intramural coordinator for more information, or go to www.aaacta.org.

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Rec&Ed Youth Team Sports Make sure your family is on the mailing list for the Rec&Ed Youth Team Sports your kids want to play this year!

1.

YOUTH #1 name _________________________________________________________ Address________________________________________________________________ City_______________________________________ ZIP __________________________

Our teams are well-coached by fair and enthusiastic volunteers who strive to give all of the participants a well-rounded and enjoyable team-building and learning experience. If you would like to be added to our mailing list for any of the following sports for boys and girls, complete this form and mail or fax it to Rec&Ed Youth Sports. If your child participated in a youth sport last season, you are automatically on the mailing list for that sport.

Check all sports that apply: c Winter Youth Indoor Soccer - Boys & Girls, grades 1-5

Phone __________________________________________________________________ Birthdate__________________________ grade __________

Gender: M q F q

email ___________________________________________________________________

2.

YOUTH #2 name _________________________________________________________ Address________________________________________________________________ City_______________________________________ ZIP __________________________

c Winter Youth Basketball - Boys & Girls, grades 4-8

Phone __________________________________________________________________

c Winter High School Basketball - Boys & Girls, grades 9-12

Birthdate__________________________ grade __________

c Spring Youth Flag Football - Boys & Girls, grades 3-8

Gender: M q F q

email ___________________________________________________________________

c Spring Youth Field Hockey - Boys & Girls, grades 3-8 c Spring Youth Soccer - Boys & Girls, grades K-8 c Summer Kindergarten T-Ball, Boys & Girls, grade K c Summer Baseball - Boys & Girls, grades 1-8 c Summer Softball - Girls, grades 1-8

3.

Address________________________________________________________________

c Summer High School Volleyball - Girls, grades 9-12

City_______________________________________ ZIP __________________________

c Fall Youth Volleyball - Boys & Girls, grades 4-9

Phone __________________________________________________________________

c Fall Youth Field Hockey - Boys & Girls, grades 3-6

Birthdate__________________________ grade __________

c Fall Youth Lacrosse - Boys & Girls, grades 3-8

email ___________________________________________________________________

c Fall Youth Soccer - Boys & Girls, grades K-8 c Fall Youth Basketball - Boys & Girls, grades 2-4

Mail to: Rec&Ed Youth Sports 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103

FAX TO: 734-994-1454 (8:00 AM – 4:30 PM only)

4.

Download Youth Team Sports Registration Forms at www.aareced.com/reced.home/reced.youthsports/download_forms 58

YOUTH #3 name _________________________________________________________

Spring 2013 Rec&Ed

Gender: M q F q

YOUTH #4 name _________________________________________________________ Address________________________________________________________________ City_______________________________________ ZIP __________________________ Phone __________________________________________________________________ Birthdate__________________________ grade __________

Gender: M q F q

email ___________________________________________________________________

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4 Easy Ways to Register for Winter Classes!

1

2

3

4

Online

By Mail

By Phone

in person

Starting now at www.aareced.com with your Mastercard, VISA or American Express. First Time Registrant? Set up your account and registration is easy!

Processing begins Monday, April 1 Mail your form and payment to: Rec&Ed 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103.

Starting Monday, April 1 call 734-994-2300, ext. 53275, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, to register and pay by credit card. Scholarship discounts cannot be accepted by phone. Due to the call volume, you may need to leave a message.

Bring your form to the Rec&Ed office starting Monday, April 1 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday or use the 24 hour Lobby Drop Box. The light will come on when you open the door.

* Mail-in, Drop-off registration forms will be randomly processed in daily batches beginning April 1.

Rec&Ed Policies and Information Refund/Credit Policy

You’re entitled to a full refund as a credit on your Rec&Ed account if you submit your cancellation request at least three days prior to the start of the first day of the class or activity by email to cancel@aaps.k12.mi.us, by dropping off your request at our office or by mail to Rec&Ed Refund Request, 1515 S. 7th St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Program offerings cancelled by Rec&Ed will be fully refunded via credit card or check, based on your original payment method. See the complete refund policy at www.aareced. com/reced.home/reced.catalog/refund_policies.

Wait List Policy

Participants who register after a class has reached its maximum enrollment will be placed on a wait list and will be contacted when an opening is available. Please do not attend the class for which you are wait-listed until you are notified by our office.

Weather & Facility Cancellation Hotlines

Rec&Ed youth programs will be cancelled when the Civil Preparedness office issues a severe weather or tornado warning. When a school is closed due to power loss or other facility problems, the Rec&Ed activities in that school are cancelled. Check our website at www.aareced.com or call 734-994-2300 followed by the extension below.

Scholarship Program

Fee waivers (scholarships) are available to permanent residents of the Ann Arbor Public School District. Scholarship application and detailed information is available at the Rec&Ed office, online at www.aareced.com/reced.home/scholarships or email scholarships@aaps.k12.mi.us.

Senior Adult Discounts

Residents of the Ann Arbor Public School District age 65 and older are eligible for a 50% discount on one class per term. The discount does not apply to co-sponsored classes, material and supply charges, field trips or tickets to performances.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Access to programs and facilities is intended to be non-discriminatory. Please call at least four weeks in advance if you are requesting a special accommodation. For more information call 734-994-2300, ext. 53219.

Allergies

Swim

ext. 53116

Team Sports

ext. 53115

Rec&Ed staff follow the Ann Arbor Schools' No Nut Snack and Nutrition policy. If you receive a message or see a sign indicating that a building, or area in a building is nut or dairy-free, please be respectful of that rule. If your child has any allergies or medical conditions of which we should be aware, please indicate at registration. If your child has an allergy action plan, please let us know at least 4 weeks in advance of your child's participation in the camp or class. For more information call 734-994-2300 ext. 53219.

Tennis

ext. 53117

Detailed Course Descriptions and More Information

Fitness

ext. 53132

Department-wide

ext. 53114

Additional information, descriptions, directions and no class dates can be found at www.aareced.com. Select Online Registration.

Registration Forms are on pages 60 & 61. Register at www.aareced.com

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C E R ED &

Spring 2013 registration Form Please print and fill out completely. Use separate form for each payor

______ of _______

Residency: Is your primary residence within the Ann Arbor Public School District? Yes q No q Do you have a current Rec&Ed scholarship? Yes q No q Pending q ID#________________ Change in address or phone for registrant since last registration? Yes q No q Change in address or phone for payor since last registration? Yes q No q

class class & & Camp Camp Selections Selections class/camp ID#

Office Use

Batch # _________ Trans # _________

#2 #1 Participant Participant Information Information

Class/camp title

Office Use

Fee firST NAME _______________________________________________ Last NAME ________________________________________________

q CK q CA q CC q CR

address_______________________________City ________________ # _____________ ST ______ ZIP ______________ Phone __________________________ Birthdate_______________ Gender: M q F q GRADE ___________ School child will attend in Fall 2013 ______________________________

REQUIRED INFORMATION: for youth enrolling in class or camp

Total $__________ Disc. ___________

emergency contact Name _________________________________________________________________ PHONE: (__________) __________________________________ Does your child have any allergies or medical conditions? q No q Yes (EXPLAIN) _____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ DATE ___________________________ SIGNATURE ______________________________________________

class & Camp Selections class/camp ID#

#2 Participant Information

Class/camp title

Office Use

Fee firST NAME _______________________________________________ Last NAME ________________________________________________

q CK q CA q CC q CR

address_______________________________City ________________

# _____________

ST ______ ZIP ______________ Phone __________________________

Total $__________

Birthdate_______________ Gender: M q F q GRADE ___________

Disc. ___________

School child will attend in Fall 2013 ______________________________ REQUIRED INFORMATION: for youth enrolling in class or camp

emergency contact Name _________________________________________________________________ PHONE: (__________) __________________________________ Does your child have any allergies or medical conditions? q No q Yes (EXPLAIN) _____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ DATE ___________________________ SIGNATURE ______________________________________________

Payor Name

(Person paying for classes(es) activities

First Name _____________________________________ Last Name____________________________________________________

Please complete entire section

Make check payable to: AAPS (Ann Arbor Public Schools) Do not send cash.

2

Include payment: Credit from Rec&Ed account:

Address _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Street

City

ST

ZIP

Home Phone (_______) ________________________________ Work Phone (_________)__________________________________ Email ____________________________________________________________ Birthdate________________ Gender: M q F q

payment METHOD:

Credit cards

1

$ ___________________

q Check q credit card q Scholarship # __________________ q Credit on Rec&Ed Account

Name _________________________________________________________________________________________ Print your name exactly as it appears on the credit card q VISA q Mastercard q AM EXPRESS

Total Fee (Required) $ ________________________________________

Sorry we cannot accept debit cards at this time Card # _____________________________________________ Exp. Date _____________ CVV# ________________ 3-digit security code

Signature (required) __________________________________________________________________________

q $1 donation to the Rec&Ed Scholarship Fund

Amount Paid: $_______________

3

Mail entire form to: Rec&Ed Spring 2013 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103

I agree to pay above total amount according to the card issuers agreement and the Rec&Ed Refund/Credit policy as listed in this catalog.

60

Spring 2013 Rec&Ed

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C E R ED &

spring 2013 registration Form Please print and fill out completely. Use separate form for each payor

______ of _______

Residency: Is your primary residence within the Ann Arbor Public School District? Yes q No q Do you have a current Rec&Ed scholarship? Yes q No q Pending q ID#________________ Change in address or phone for registrant since last registration? Yes q No q Change in address or phone for payor since last registration? Yes q No q

class class & & Camp Camp Selections Selections class/camp ID#

Office Use

Batch # _________ Trans # _________

#2 #1 Participant Participant Information Information

Class/camp title

Office Use

Fee firST NAME _______________________________________________ Last NAME ________________________________________________

q CK q CA q CC q CR

address_______________________________City ________________ # _____________ ST ______ ZIP ______________ Phone __________________________ Birthdate_______________ Gender: M q F q GRADE ___________ School child will attend in Fall 2013 ______________________________

REQUIRED INFORMATION: for youth enrolling in class or camp

Total $__________ Disc. ___________

emergency contact Name _________________________________________________________________ PHONE: (__________) __________________________________ Does your child have any allergies or medical conditions? q No q Yes (EXPLAIN) _____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ DATE ___________________________ SIGNATURE ______________________________________________

class & Camp Selections class/camp ID#

#2 Participant Information

Class/camp title

Office Use

Fee firST NAME _______________________________________________ Last NAME ________________________________________________

q CK q CA q CC q CR

address_______________________________City ________________

# _____________

ST ______ ZIP ______________ Phone __________________________

Total $__________

Birthdate_______________ Gender: M q F q GRADE ___________

Disc. ___________

School child will attend in Fall 2013 ______________________________ REQUIRED INFORMATION: for youth enrolling in class or camp

emergency contact Name _________________________________________________________________ PHONE: (__________) __________________________________ Does your child have any allergies or medical conditions? q No q Yes (EXPLAIN) _____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ DATE ___________________________ SIGNATURE ______________________________________________

Payor Name

(Person paying for classes(es) activities

First Name _____________________________________ Last Name____________________________________________________ Address _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Street

Please complete entire section

ST

Make check payable to: AAPS (Ann Arbor Public Schools) Do not send cash.

2

Include payment: Credit from Rec&Ed account:

ZIP

Home Phone (_______) ________________________________ Work Phone (_________)__________________________________ Email ____________________________________________________________ Birthdate________________ Gender: M q F q

payment METHOD:

Credit cards

City

1

$ ___________________

q Check q credit card q Scholarship # __________________ q Credit on Rec&Ed Account

Name _________________________________________________________________________________________ Print your name exactly as it appears on the credit card q VISA q Mastercard q AM EXPRESS

Total Fee (Required) $ ________________________________________

Sorry we cannot accept debit cards at this time Card # _____________________________________________ Exp. Date _____________ CVV# ________________ 3-digit security code

Signature (required) __________________________________________________________________________

q $1 donation to the Rec&Ed Scholarship Fund Amount Paid: $_______________

3

Mail entire form to: Rec&Ed SPRING 2013 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103

I agree to pay above total amount according to the card issuers agreement and the Rec&Ed Refund/Credit policy as listed in this catalog.

Register at www.aareced.com

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Rec&Ed Class Map Key Rec&Ed Locations

Other Rec&Ed Class Sites

Rec&Ed Office/Conference Room, Classrooms and Lounge 1515 S. Seventh, E Wing, Pioneer (E-7) Enter at Pioneer High Drive off 7th Street Ann Arbor Preschool & Family Center (G-9) 2775 Boardwalk CAB- Eberbach Cultural Arts Building (G-7) 1220 S. Forest St, at corner of Wells Street High Point 1735 S. Wagner Road (A-7) WISD-Washtenaw Intermediate School District (A-8) 1819 S. Wagner Road

Elementary Schools

Abbot 2670 Sequoia Parkway Allen 2560 Towner Boulevard Angell 1608 S. University Bach 600 W. Jefferson Bryant 2150 Santa Rosa Drive Burns Park 1414 Wells Street Carpenter 4250 Central Boulevard Dicken 2135 Runnymede Eberwhite 800 Soule Haisley 825 Duncan King 3800 Waldenwood Drive Lakewood 344 Gralake Lawton 2250 S. Seventh Logan 2685 Traver Ann Arbor Open @ Mack 920 Miller Mitchell 3550 Pittsview Northside 912 Barton Drive Pattengill 2100 Crestland Drive Pittsfield 2543 Pittsfield Boulevard Thurston 2300 Prairie Wines 1701 Newport Road

Middle Schools Clague Forsythe Scarlett Slauson Tappan

High Schools

Community Huron Pioneer Roberto Clemente Skyline A2 Tech@Stone School

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Spring 2013 Rec&Ed

2616 Nixon Road 1655 Newport Road 3300 Lorraine 1019 W. Washington 2251 E. Stadium Boulevard

(B-4) (I-9) (H-6) (F-5) (I-10) (H-7) (N-9) (C-7) (E-6) (C-4) (M-5) (B-5) (D-8) (J-2) (F-4) (K-10) (H-3) (I-8) (L-9) (K-2) (E-3)

(K-2) (E-3) (K-10) (D-5) (I-7)

A. Allmendinger Park....................................................................... (E-7) Pauline Street, between S. Seventh and Main B. Ann Arbor Senior Center.............................................................(I-7) 1220 Baldwin Avenue C. BalancePoint Fitness ...............................................................(D-11) 3770 Plaza Drive, Suite 1 D. Bethlehem United Methodist Church................................ (G-6) 423 S. Fourth Avenue E. Bodies in Balance .........................................................................(G-5) 211 E. Ann Street F. The Chippewa Club .................................................................... (O-9) 2525 Golfside Road H. Colonial Lanes Bowling ...........................................................(H-8) 1950 S. Industrial Highway I. Idelle’s Studio ................................................................................(J-8) 2370 E. Stadium Boulevard, #730 K. Dorian’s Studio............................................................................(D-10) M. Maker Works............................................................................. ( D-11) 3765 Plaza Drive N. Michigan Theater......................................................................... (G-6) 605 East Liberty Street O. Peaceful Dragon School ..........................................................(C-7) 1945 Pauline, Suite B P. PKSA Dojang ...............................................................................(D-11) 3770 Plaza Drive, Suite 2 Q. Sun Moon Yoga Studio.............................................................. (F-5) 404 W. Huron R. UM Varsity Tennis Center .........................................................(G-9) 2250 S. State Street S. Wolverine All Star Gym.......................................................... (N-12) 3460 Ellsworth Road T. Whole Food Market .................................................................... (K-8) 3135 Washtenaw Avenue U. Wright Studio ............................................................................... (G-4) 1342 N. Main Street, #9 V. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory .................................. (G-6) 521 E. Liberty Street W. Argo Park Livery .......................................................................... (G-5) 1055 Longshore Drive

401 N. Division (F-5) 2727 Fuller Road (K-5) 601 W. Stadium Boulevard (E-7) 4377 Textile Road (N-12) 2552 N. Maple Road (B-3) 2800 Stone School Road (I-9)

Other Locations Baron Glassworks, 838 Railroad Street, Ypsilanti

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