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Rec&Ed ANN ARBOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS • COMMUNITY EDUCATION & RECREATION • WINTER 2013 CATALOG

Check Out Hundreds of Classes, Workshops Creative Pursuits Sports & Games

ENERGIZE YOUR LIFE!

with Fitness, Yoga, Sports, Wellness, Dance, Cooking, Art & Online Learning

Adults • Youth • Families

Registration is easy at www.aareced.com!

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Welcome to Winter with Rec&Ed! January is a great time to get out and exercise with your friends and neighbors Pages 4-7 Rec&Ed is very proud of our Fitness Program which has classes for people at any ability level. All of our staff are certified fitness instructors who you will find are very supportive, whether you are trying something new or a returning student. This winter we have added Cardio Fusion and Yoga Kick Fusion to our list of popular classes. www.cendrowski.com

Discover Your Inner Artist Page 20

Learn how to have fun with your camera with Larry Works.

Page 29 Maker Works is every creative person’s dream. From printing 3D objects to embroidery and laser leatherwork, students have hands-on demonstrations and you’ll have projects to bring home!

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2013 Virtual Summer Camp Fair Beginning February 15, you are invited to attend our Virtual Summer Camps Fair. From the comfort of your home computer you will be able to view photos, videos and descriptions of our popular camps. You will find camps that match your child’s interests and your budget. Also, you will be able to view the Summer Camps catalog and register your child for camps online. Save 10% by enrolling one child in four weeks of camp. The Summer Camps catalog will be distributed the week of February 21. See www.aareced.com for more information.

Midwinter and Spring Break Camps February 18-22 and April 1-5. From Creative Writing and LEGO Design to Hoops and Soccer, Rec&Ed offers a selection of camps for kids in grades K-8. Camps are a worry-free way to enrich your child’s school breaks. See www.aareced.com for more information. On the Cover: Victoria Cendrowski leads a Fitness Class Photo credit: www.cendrowski.com

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

RAC Members

Tom George, Chair Joe Erhardt, Vice-Chair Tim Berla, PAC Liaison Rick Dekeon

Keeley Erhardt Carmen Flesher Mary Jo Gray Jon Strite

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

Rec&Ed Office will be closed for Winter Break 12/24 – 1/4 and open during Midwinter Break 2/18 – 2/22

Dr. Patricia P. Green, Superintendent, Ann Arbor Public Schools Jenna Bacolor, Director, Community Education & Recreation ISSUE NO. 37, WINTER 2013 Rec&Ed, The Ann Arbor Public Schools Community Education and Recreation Catalog is published 4 times a year in Ann Arbor, MI. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for our community through education and recreation.

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Inside Where Community Comes Together

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Tai Chi Chuan with Master Young

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WINTER

Adult Classes Rec&Ed – Online Over 150 Classes & Certificates.............32

Fitness & Sports NEW CLASSES! Fitness........................... 4-7 Yoga............................................................... 7-8 Martial Arts.....................................................9

Preschool

Adapted Rec

Birth - Age 6

Strike Force Bowling....................................38 Adaptive Recreational Scuba...................38 Cooking Cooperatively...............................38 Dinner & A Movie.........................................38 TOPSoccer.......................................................38

First Steps Washtenaw.........................39-40 NEW CLASSES! Art.................................... 41 Dance.........................................................42-43 Spanish............................................................ 43 Sports............................................................... 42 Swimming (Parent/Child)......................... 55

Pickleball.........................................................9 Self Defense....................................................9 Scuba & Snorkeling....................................10 Swimming.....................................................11 Water Polo.....................................................11 Tennis....................................................... 11-12

Health & Enrichment Lose it Fast, Lose it Forever.....................13 NEW CLASSES! Wellness................. 13-14 NEW CLASSES! Cooking ................. 15-18 Computers & Technology........................19 Digital Cameras...........................................20 Finance & Income.......................................21 Languages, ESL...........................................22 Personal Enrichment.................................23 Home & Garden..........................................24 Dog Training ................................................24 Games.............................................................25 Parenting.......................................................25

The Arts NEW CLASSES! Art............................ 26-27 Glass................................................................28 Jewelry...........................................................29 NEW! Maker Works....................................29 Textiles & Wood...........................................30 Pottery............................................................30 Drama & Literary Arts................................31 Couples Dance..................................... 34-35 Dance...................................................... 35-36 Vocal Music...................................................37 REGISTER ATMusic. WWW.AARECED.COM Instrumental ...................................37

January–March 2013

Youth Classes Grades K-12

The Arts Art.....................................................................43 Dance...............................................................44 Drama..............................................................45 Music................................................................46

Break Camps Mid-Winter & Spring Break Camps........45

Enrichment LEGO................................................................47 Chess......................................................... 48-49 NEW! Renewable Energy..........................49 Language.......................................................50 Study Skills.....................................................51

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

Resources Recreation Advisory Commission............2 AAPS Tuition Preschool............................. 25 Adult Team Sports....................................... 31 Mathnasium.................................................. 33 Flatout Flatbread......................................... 33 Birthday Parties with Rec&Ed.................. 33 School Age Child Care............................... 57 University Musical Society.......back cover

Sports & Fitness NEW CLASS! Martial Arts........................52 NEW CLASS! Yoga.......................................53 Baton Twirling...............................................53 Cheerleading................................................53 Gymnastics....................................................53 NEW! After School Sports........................54 Swim......................................................... 55-56 Water Polo......................................................56 Tennis...............................................................57 Girls on the Run............................................57 Rec&Ed Youth Team Sports......................58

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Fitness

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

www.cendrowski.com

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

Except for Spinning, Power Kick & Metabolic Makeover

Grade 10 – adult, men and women.  It is recommended that you have a physical examination by a physician before beginning an exercise program if you are over 35, pregnant or if you haven’t been physically active for the past several months. All instructors are certified fitness instructors. No class 2/18-2/23.

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

willPower & grace® Level 1-4.  Enhance your body and mind in this barefoot cardio-sculpting class for all fitness levels.  Move with functional purpose through squats and lunges and learn to land with grace.  Improve your cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, strength and flexibility. Please bring a mat and water bottle. Instructor: Amy Leighton. 8 weeks.

ID# 3105.601 FEE: $65

1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM CAB, Dance studio

NIA Fitness                       Level 1-4. Explore soulful movement through this mind body form of fitness done barefoot to music. NIA fits all body types and works for all ages. It's great for cardiovascular conditioning and overall agility. Please bring a water bottle. Instructor: Teresa Myers. 8 weeks.    

ID# 3114.601 FEE: $65

1/28 – 3/25 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Monday Community, Gym

ID# 3114.602 FEE: $65  

1/30 – 3/27 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday Community, Gym

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Cardio Fusion 

NEW!

Level 1-4.  Are you looking for a high energy experience with upbeat music?  Challenge your cardio fitness with kick boxing, dance and martial arts.  Work with free weights, strengthen your core and stretch out. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and light hand weights.  Instructor: Jeri Stroupe.  8 weeks. ID# 3119.601 FEE: $65         

1/28 – 3/25 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM  

Yoga Kick Fusion  

Monday Thurston, Gym

NEW!

Level 1-4.  Do you want a fun and effective workout that is easy on your joints?  You will use gentle kick box and self defense moves for cardio fitness and yoga for strength and flexibility.   Improve your health, mental focus and balance.  Please bring your own mat, water bottle and light hand weights.  Instructor: Joe Mason.  6 weeks.

ID# 3116.601          1/30 – 3/13                FEE: $49                  6:00 PM – 7:00 PM  

Wednesday                        Thurston, Gym

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

ID# 3108.601 FEE: $65  

1/29 – 3/26 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday Eberwhite, Gym 

ID# 3108.602 FEE: $65      ID# 3108.603 FEE: $125  

1/31 – 3/28 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Thursday Eberwhite, Gym

1/29 – 3/28 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday/Thursday Eberwhite, Gym

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Winter Fitness Classes, Continued

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

Except for Spinning, Power Kick and Metabolic Makeover

Cardio Interval & Pilates

Hoop Fitness  

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.  

Level 1-3.  Are you looking to combine fitness and fun?  Learn the fundamental moves of hooping and hula! Hoop your way into great shape!  Hooping tones your entire body, improves your balance and is a great cardio workout!   Please wear fitness shoes and bring your own water bottle.  Weighted hoops provided. Instructor: Tonji Zimmerman.  8 weeks

ID# 3102.601 FEE: $65 

1/30 – 3/27 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Hiit Boot Camp

Wednesday Scarlett, Cafeteria

NEW!

Level 3-5. Experience a high intensity interval training (Hiit) workout with movements from kickboxing, dance and more. You’ll challenge your strength, speed and stamina. Please bring your own mat, water bottle and light hand weights. Instructor: Donna Kujat, CPT, over 20 years experience. 8 weeks. ID# 3106.601 1/29 – 3/26                FEE: $65                 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM  

Tuesday AA Open- Mack, Gym

ID# 3106.602       1/31 – 3/28                FEE: $65                 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM  

Thursday AA Open- Mack, Gym

ID# 3106.603       1/29 – 3/28                FEE: $125               6:00 PM – 7:00 PM  

Tuesday/Thursday AA Open- Mack, Gym

Donna Kujat leads the popular Hiit Boot Camp

ID# 3117.601 FEE: $ 69

1/29 – 3/26 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday AA Tech-Stone, Gym

Pilates Matwork         

                    

Level 3-5. Are you looking for a mind-body workout that will strengthen, lengthen, stretch and tone your body? Improve your muscular endurance and flexibility with an emphasis on core body mat work. Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Instructor: Stephanie Riegle. 8 weeks.

ID# 3112.601 FEE: $65  

1/28 – 3/25 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Monday                                                Bach, Gym

Weight Training Level 1-5. You'll tone up, trim down and build strength when you learn the basic weight training principles. Flexibility and core body work done in each class. Instructor: Cheryl Gulbranson, CPT, over 30 years experience. 8 weeks.    ID# 3124.601 FEE: $69         ID# 3124.602 FEE: $69

1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday                        6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Huron, Weight Room  

    ID# 3124.603 FEE: $69

1/26 – 3/23 Saturday                     9:20 AM – 10:20 AM Huron, Weight Room

1/31 – 3/28 Thursday                       7:05 PM – 8:05 PM Skyline, Weight Room           

Personal Training Level 1-5. Do you want personal attention to help you meet your fitness goals? Whether you need to lose weight, train for an athletic event or just get into better shape, this is for you! Private, semi-private and small group (3-4 people) sessions are available. Certified Personal Trainer: Mark A. Harris, CPT. 3 classes at Community High School in the Fitness Room. CLASS ID

TIME

DATE

FEE

3123.601

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

1/28 – 2/11

$149           

3123.602

5:05 PM – 6:05 PM

1/28 – 2/11

$149

3123.603

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

3/4 – 3/18 

$149           

3123.604          

5:05 PM – 6:05 PM

3/4 – 3/18  

$149

For more fitness that’s fun... see

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Yoga Pilates         

                     

Level 2-5. Looking for an intense mind body practice done to music that will challenge your whole body while calming your mind? Weight training through the use of your own body weight will increase your lean body mass while improving your strength, flexibility, balance and posture. Prior yoga or Pilates experience is recommended. Practiced in bare feet. Please bring your own mat and water bottle.   Instructor: Victoria Cendrowski, M.Ed, over 40 years experience. 8 weeks.

ID# 3110.601 1/28 – 3/25 Monday FEE: $75 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM CAB, Dance Studio     

ID# 3110.602 1/30 – 3/27 Wednesday: flow style FEE: $75 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM CAB, Dance Studio     

  

ID# 3110.603 2/1 – 3/29 Friday FEE: $75 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM CAB, Dance Studio 

Power Yoga Pilates         

        

Level 2-5. Get a well balanced workout for your whole body while keeping your mind focused with this invigorating mind-body practice done to music. Flowing poses improve cardio, strength, flexibility, balance and posture. Various level options will be demonstrated, so you can easily create your own workout. Any yoga or Pilates experience is recommended. Bring a yoga sticky mat and water bottle. Practiced barefoot. Instructor: Chelsea Cendrowski. 8 weeks.

ID# 3130.601 FEE: $75

1/29 – 3/26 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM

ID# 3130.602 FEE: $75

1/31 – 3/28 Thursday 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM      Community, Gym      

Tuesday Community, Gym

Circuit & Yoga Level 2-5. You will get 2 workouts in 1. Timed circuits using machines and free weights for cardio and strength, followed by a power yoga workout to enhance cardio, strength and flexibility. Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle and fitness shoes. Instructor: Cheryl Gulbranson, CPT, over 30 years experience.  8 weeks.                      ID# 3126.601 1/26 – 3/23 Saturday FEE: $75 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM Huron, Weight Room

Water Aerobics  Level 1-4. You'll experience the fun of a water exercise program including low-impact aerobic conditioning, stretching and strengthening. Everyone is welcome, participant needs to be able to enter and exit the pool without assistance (for swimmers and non-swimmers). Instructors: Amy McCullough (601, 603), Donna Kujat (602, 604). 8 weeks.  

ID# 3120.601 FEE: $65  

1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM            Scarlett, Pool

ID# 3120.602 FEE: $65  

1/30 – 3/27 Wednesday 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM           Forsythe, Pool

ID# 3120.603      FEE: $65  

1/31 – 3/28 Thursday 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM            Scarlett, Pool

ID# 3120.604 FEE: $65  

1/26 – 3/23 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

Saturday Scarlett, Pool

Aqua Zumba  Level 1-4.  Join the Pool Party! Do your favorite Latin dance moves but in the water.   No need to worry about keeping up the pace or sore joints.   In Aqua Zumba, movements are much slower compared to dance routines in a Zumba class due to the water resistance.   This workout is full of cardio-conditioning, body toning and fun!  Remember to bring a water bottle, towel, swim suit and aqua shoes!  Instructor: Mesha Terrell, over 20 years experience. 8 weeks.  

ID# 3141.601 FEE: $65

1/28 – 3/25 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM

Monday Scarlett, Pool     

Zumba Level 1-4. Ditch the workout, join the party! If you like Latin dance and international zest, you'll love Zumba! Interval and resistance training are combined to give you a great cardiovascular workout. Wear fitness shoes and bring a water bottle. Instructors: Mesha Terrell (601), Madelaine Mitchell-Ward (602), Tanya Smith (603), Doris Farrugia (604).  8 weeks.

ID# 3140.601 1/28 – 3/25 FEE: $65    6:15 PM – 7:00 PM

Monday Scarlett, Cafeteria

ID# 3140.602 1/28 – 3/25 FEE: $65  6:05 PM – 6:50 PM

Monday Bach, Gym

ID# 3140.603 1/30 – 3/27 FEE: $69   6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday Wines Gym

ID# 3140.604       1/26 – 3/23 FEE: $65                9:30 AM – 10:20 AM

Saturday Scarlett, Cafeteria

                                                   

Zumba Toning

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

Level 1-4   If you like Zumba, you'll love Zumba Toning!  Toning exercises and Latin-infused Zumba moves create a body-sculpting dance fitness party.  Learn how lightweights enhance your rhythm workout while toning your arms, abs, glutes and thighs.  Please wear fitness shoes and bring a water bottle and light hand weights.  Instructor: Doris Farrugia.  8 weeks.     ID# 3142.601 1/26 – 3/23      Saturday FEE: $65  10:30 AM – 11:20 AM Scarlett, Cafeteria

Deep Water Aerobics

ID# 3122.601 FEE: $65   ID# 3122.602 FEE: $65              

1/29 – 3/26 7:05 PM – 8:05 PM       1/31 – 3/28 7:05 PM – 8:05 PM        

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Tuesday Scarlett, Pool Thursday Scarlett, Pool                  

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Power Kick

Spinning

Level 1-5. Are you looking for a total body workout that totally kicks butt? How about a way to increase your stamina, flexibility, and strength while listening to your favorite dance music? You’ll use basic kickboxing, martial arts and self-defense moves with professional heavy bags to get a great fat-burning, muscle toning workout done to music. Instructor: Jibril Naeem.  8 weeks.    ID# 3113.601 1/24 – 3/21 Thursday FEE: $75 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM BalancePoint Fitness

Ages 13 - Adult. Level 1-5. If you can sit on a bicycle, you can do this. Spinning® is a cardio-vascular workout on specially designed stationary bikes. A certified instructor uses music, imagery, and goal setting to simulate a ride on the open road and guides you through changing terrain. All levels welcome. Instructors: Greg White (601), Susan Morales (603), Lisa Steele (602, 604, 605), Kelly Stewart Reynolds (606). 8 weeks. ID# 3115.601 1/28 – 3/25 Monday FEE: $69   7:00 PM – 7:45 PM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.602 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday FEE: $69   6:15 AM – 7:00 AM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.603 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday FEE: $69   9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.604 1/31 – 3/28 Thursday FEE: $69   6:15 AM – 7:00 AM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.605 1/25 – 3/22 Friday FEE: $69   5:45 PM – 6:30 PM Bodies in Balance Studio ID# 3115.606 1/26 – 3/23 Saturday      FEE: $69   9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Bodies in Balance Studio

Metabolic Makeover   Level 1-5. Are you looking for that extra something in a class?  This awesome boot camp style workout has a new, metabolism-boosting nutritional goal each week. Take small steps for greater longterm success! All fitness levels welcome, Exercises will be modified as necessary. Taught by Rose Massey, ACE certified personal trainer.    8 weeks.         ID# 3118.601           1/24 – 3/21                        Thursday         FEE: $75      9:00 AM – 10:00 AM BalancePoint Fitness

Work out with Pete Thomas at Slim U Boot Camp, see page 13

Yoga

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

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

Iyengar Yoga     Level 1-3. Experience invigorating yoga postures using the methods of BKS Iyengar to strengthen the body, create a feeling of well-being, reduce stress, and release tension through physical activity and meditation.  You need to be able to get down to and up from the floor. The use of yoga props (provided or bring your own) and individualized teaching are emphasized so students of varying experience, ages, flexibility and strength can participate together. Please bring yoga mat.   Instructor: David Rosenberg, certified instructor with over 19 years experience. 9 weeks. ID# 3706.601 1/21 – 3/25 Monday FEE: $105 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM AA Tech-Stone, Commons ID# 3706.602 1/24 – 3/28 Thursday FEE: $105 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM AA Tech-Stone, Commons ID# 3706.603 1/19 – 3/23 Saturday FEE: $105 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM AA Tech-Stone, Commons

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Chair Yoga Level 1-2. Combining breath and movement, chair yoga provides a gentle stretch for your body and brings a sense of clarity to the mind.  Learn how to practice yoga sitting in a chair and how to use the chair as support in standing poses.  The focus of this class will be on breath work, stretching, strengthening, bringing a greater ease of movement to the joints, and relaxation.  A gentle yoga class, open to all abilities.  Instructor: Jeanne Hagadone. 8 weeks.   ID# 3719.601 1/28 – 3/25 Monday FEE: $75  9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Ann Arbor Senior Center

19 years of Yoga Experience David Rosenberg says, “My yoga teaching is based on the knowledge gleaned from BKS Iyengar and his children and other teachers who have studied with the Iyengar family. It is a style of yoga that requires precise alignment in the yoga postures to promote flexibility, strength and balance. I also try to infuse a humor and warmth to my teaching to make classes fun and appropriately challenging. I have been teaching yoga since 1993 and I am certified Introductory Level 2 Iyengar yoga instructor.” Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 7


Hatha Yoga

Yoga for Depression & Anxiety

NEW!

Level 1-3. Hatha yoga utilizes a combination of postures, breathing techniques, and relaxation to strengthen and purify the body, improve balance, and steady the mind.  Through moderately paced poses this gentle yoga class seeks to unify body and mind.  It is ideal for those looking to increase their balance, flexibility, and strength.  As a good introduction to fundamental yoga poses this class is appropriate for beginners and those seeking a more contemplative pace. Please bring a yoga mat.  Instructor: Jeanne Hagadone. 8 weeks.   ID# 3718.601          1/30 – 3/27  Wednesday              FEE: $65      6:00 PM – 7:00 PM                 AA Open, Auditorium  

Pace: Moderate.  Intensity: Moderate.  Are you feeling fear or anxiety? Are you having trouble seeing through your cluttered mind to find your joy?  Lifeforce Yoga is your answer.  Judgment,  expectation, and fear can clutter the mind resulting in depressed or anxious moods.  This clouds the joy in knowing our true selves as perfect and whole. Integrate the healing use of sound and bavana (imagery) with yoga postures to balance depressed or anxious moods and to invite joy to your life.  Instructors:  Sarah Eisenlord RYT 200 (601), Ellen Butler-Lawton RYT 200 (602). 9 weeks.          ID# 3725.601 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday                             FEE: $109                 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio ID# 3725.602 1/27 – 3/24     FEE: $109                 6:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Vinyasa Flow Level 2-4. This flowing form of Hatha Yoga is the most popular yoga in the U.S.!  Vinyasa Flow is a great yoga for all levels from beginners to the more advanced practitioners.    It integrates the mind, body and breath into one practice.  You move through fluid transitional movements, using synchronized breathing, to connect the sustained postures to create heat.  This is a challenging and empowering yoga that emphasize breath connection, core strength and body awareness.  Please bring a yoga mat.  Instructor: Jeanne Hagadone. 8 weeks.   ID# 3717.601 1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday FEE: $65 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Abbot, Gym

Better Back Yoga   Pace: Slow Intensity: Gentle. Soothe tension throughout your body and strengthen and maintain the health of your spine and back muscles using classic yoga postures and techniques.  You will learn yoga techniques that will help increase flexibility in tight and restricted muscles and joints that inhibit the use of the spine and strengthen the muscles that support the back.  Beneficial to everyone, Better Back Yoga also addresses knee and hip trouble and relieves stress. “Se habla español¨.  Please bring a yoga mat.  Instructor: Sondra O’Donnell ERYT 500, Professional Yoga Therapist.  9 weeks.    ID# 3702.601         1/28 – 3/25 Monday                                    FEE: $109                 7:45 PM – 9:00 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio             ID# 3702.602 1/31 – 3/28 Thursday                                 FEE: $109 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio

Basic Yoga               

Sunday                         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.  9 weeks.   ID# 3709.601         1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday                      FEE: $109                 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio ID# 3709.602         1/31 – 3/28 Thursday                                 FEE: $109                7:00 PM – 8:15 PM Sun Moon Yoga Studio

Beginner Vinyasa Yoga Pace: Moderate.   Intensity: Moderate. You will explore postures and flow through a wonderful sequences to help you energize your whole body. This is a great class for experienced practitioners to practice as a slow flow, and options are included to intensify the practice as needed. The beginner classes are great to either try yoga for the first time, or take it a step further by learning more about the postures. Postures are taught with safe attention to alignment so that you can reach your optimal potential. This class is intended for all levels and welcomes anyone! No yoga experience is necessary or required. Teacher:  Sondra O'Donnell, ERYT 500 and Professional Yoga Therapist.  9 weeks. ID# 3704.601         1/31 – 3/28      FEE: $109                9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Thursday                                 Sun Moon Yoga Studio

Pace: Moderate.  Intensity: Moderate.  Re-balance your body and increase your energy through basic yoga. You will use standing and seated poses, along with breath work to release tension from the body and mind. Basic Yoga is recommended for everybody, using reclined, seated and standing postures to bring overall balance, optimal alignment and ease in the body and mind. Please bring a yoga mat.  Instructor:  Sondra O’Donnell ERYT 500, Sun Moon Yoga Director (601), Janine Polly, ERYT 200, RN (602).  9 weeks.       ID# 3703.601 1/29 – 3/26                         Tuesday                                      FEE: $109   9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Sun Moon Yoga Studio ID# 3703.602 1/30 – 3/27 FEE: $109                 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM

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Wednesday                             Sun Moon Yoga Studio

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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. 8-10 weeks. Classes meet at Scarlett in the upper gym. CLASS ID#

LEVEL

DAY

DATES

TIME

FEE

3310.601

Beginning

Monday

1/28 – 3/25

7:00 PM – 7:45 PM

$65

3310.602

Continuing

Monday

1/14 – 3/25

7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

$105

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DATES

TIME

FEE

3318.601

Family

1/29 – 3/26

7:30 PM – 8:15 PM $125

3318.602

Individual

1/29 – 3/26

8:15 PM – 9:00 PM $65

Pickleball Drop-In For Men & Women, ages 16+ over. Come to a Drop-In and try Pickleball. Pickleball is the one of the fastest-growing sports around. Similar to ping pong, badminton, and tennis, it’s a fun, active game that can be mastered by anyone. Instructor: Ron Callison, 2009 Michigan Senior Olympic Silver medalist. Winter Drop-In starts Friday, January 11, 2013. Sign up online at aareced.com or just pay at the gym. ID # 5667.601

Fridays from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

FEE: $5 per drop-in

Scarlett Middle School

(10-session “punch cards” are available for $40)

Adult Self-Defense        Are you looking for an exciting and informative self-defense class that prepares you for almost anything? You’ll learn how to prevent violence and defend yourself and your children and spouse from bare hands attacks, guns and knives. Men and women welcome, no experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Lynda Gronlund, 2nd degree black belt, certified instructor.  8 weeks. ID# 3314.601 FEE: $79

1/23 – 3/20 7:50 PM – 8:50 PM

Wednesday PKSA Karate

See Tai Chi and Tai Ki in the Wellness section on page 13.

REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM

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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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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.

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

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

PADI eLearning National Geographic Open Water Diver Course Ages 10 & Up.   You start online at  www.diversinc.com/elearning working at your own pace and continue with an instructor learning to scuba dive in the pool. This course can be completed in as little as 2 days and it can get you ready within almost any schedule.  This allinclusive course takes you from start to finish and starts, on average, every two weeks regardless of the number of participants. 

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

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

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

Looking for Adaptive Scuba? See page 38.

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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

Water Polo High School

Instructional Swim Grades 6-Adult. Skill Levels: BEGINNER Work on the basics of swimming in a safe environment. You will learn breath control, floating, and basic arm and leg movements. ADVANCED BEGINNER Prerequisites: Swim comfortably on your back and 10 yards on your front using basic arm stroke. The goal of this class is to get comfortable in deep water. 7 weeks. ID# 3520.601 FEE: $79

1/23 – 3/13: Beginner Wednesday 6:40 PM – 7:25 PM Scarlett

ID# 3520.602 FEE: $79

1/23 – 3/13: Adv. Beginner Wednesday 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM Scarlett

Open Therapeutic Swim Grades 10-Adult. High Point pool is a therapeutic pool (water temperature between 88-96 degrees), beneficial if you have any type of arthritis or other physical ailment/impairment. Kick boards and noodles will be available; you can also bring your own equipment. The pool space will be kept open, no lane lines. Registrations are not accepted on site. 7 weeks.

ID# 3530.601 FEE: $45

Tennis

1/25 – 3/15 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Grades 9-12.  You will improve you game through swim and dry land conditioning and scrimmages.  This is a great opportunity for beginners and for returning players. Head Coach: Justin Thoresen, Huron Water Polo.  8 weeks.               ID# 3598.601         1/29 – 3/28                                 FEE: $95                   7:30 PM – 9:00 PM     

Water Polo Adults: Collegiate & Masters.  You will improve your game through scrimmages and individual skill development, plus get swim conditioning. This is a great opportunity to continue playing the game you love. Head Coach: Justin Thoresen, Huron Water Polo. 8 weeks.                ID# 3599.601         1/30 – 3/27                                FEE: $65                  7:30 PM – 9:00 PM    

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

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.

REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM

Wednesday Huron, Pool

See page 56 for youth Water Polo classes .

Friday High Point

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.

Tues, Wed, Thurs Huron, Pool

Email: shadigiv@aaps.k12.mi.us

Cardio Tennis (Advanced Beginner to Advanced) Stay fit hitting hundreds of balls in this fun, fast-paced, high intensity, aerobic tennis workout. Recommended for players with full range of mobility. No beginners please. For more information go to www.cardiotennis.com. Beginner Clinic (Coed, NTRP 2.0-2.5, age 15-Adult) For beginners who have little or no experience playing tennis. See description.

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Women’s Clinics (Per player level - NTPR 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0) For advanced beginner to advanced players with NTPR rating of 2.5, 3.0, 3.5 or 4.0. Continue developing your game through instructional drilling, coaching, live ball feeding games and doubles match play. Great for league players! Instructors permission required. Men’s Players Clinic I (Intermediate-Coed, NTRP 3.0-3.5) For developing intermediate players with NTRP level NEW! 3.0-3.5. Classes include speciality drills, play-based games, and match play. Instructor’s permission required. Players Clinic II (Intermediate/Advanced-Coed, NTRP 3.5 -4.0) For intermediate to advanced players with NTRP level 3.5 and up. Classes include speciality drills, play-based games, and match play. Instructor’s permission required.

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Tennis

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

Cardio Tennis CLASS ID#

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DATES

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FEE

3606.601

Tuesday

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

3606.602

Thursday

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

1/8 – 2/12

6

$89

1/10 – 2/14

6

$89

3606.603

Tuesday

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

2/26 – 3/26

5

$75

3606.604 3606.611

Thursday

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

2/28 – 3/28

5

$75

Sunday

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

2/10– 3/17

6

$99

3606.612

Sunday

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

2/10– 3/17

6

$99

Members of Rec&Ed’s USTA Women’s 3.0 District Championship Finalist Team. Stephanie Preston, Captain; Coach and Rec&Ed Tennis Head Pro, Fode Camara top left. Photo courtesy of Robert Biess Photography.

Morning Clinics (Indoor) at Varsity Tennis Center Day Clinics at Varsity Tennis Center are taught by our Head Tennis Professional, Fode Camara. See course descriptions on page 11.

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Beginner Clinic (Coed, NTRP 2.0- Monday 2.5)

10:30 AM – 12 Noon

1/7 – 2/11

5

$105

3602.613

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.0)

Wednesday

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

1/9 – 2/13

6

$125

3602.614

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.5)

Wednesday

10:30 AM – 12 Noon

1/9 – 2/13

6

$125

3602.615

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.5-4.0)

Friday

10:00 AM – 12 Noon

1/11 – 2/15

6

$155

3604.611

Men’s Players Clinic I (NTRP 3.0-3.5)

Tuesday

10:00 AM – 12 Noon

1/8 – 2/12

6

$155

3604.612

Players Clinic II (Coed, NTRP 3.5-4.0) Thursday

10:00 AM – 12 Noon

1/10 – 2/14

6

$155

CLASS ID#

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DAY

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DATES

3602.622

Beg. Clinic (Coed NTRP 2.0-2.5)

# CLASSES

FEE

Monday

10:30 AM – 12 Noon

2/25 – 3/25

5

$105

3602.623

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.0)

Wednesday

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

2/27 – 3/27

5

$105

3602.624

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.5)

Wednesday

10:30 AM – 12 Noon

2/27 – 3/27

5

$105

3602.625

Women’s Clinic (NTRP 3.5-4.0)

Friday

10:00 AM – 12 Noon

3/1 – 3/29

5

$129

3604.622

Men’s Players Clinic I (NTRP 3.0-3.5)

Tuesday

10:00 AM – 12 Noon

2/26 – 3/26

5

$129

3604.623

Players Clinic II (Coed NTRP 3.5-4.0)

Thursday

10:00 AM – 12 Noon

2/28 – 3/28

5

$129

Tennis for Youth ages 5-15, is on page 57.

Afternoon Clinics at Chippewa Club (Coed) CLASS ID#

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DAY

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DATES

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FEE

3602.631

Adv. Beg-Intermediate (NTRP 3.0)

Wednesday

12 Noon – 1:30 PM

1/16 – 2/20

6

$125

3602.632

Intermediate-Advanced (NTRP 3.5-4.0)

Wednesday

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

1/16 – 2/20

6

$125

3602.641

Adv. Beg-Intermediate (NTRP 3.0)

Wednesday

12 Noon – 1:30 PM

3/13 – 4/24

6

$125

3602.642

Intermediate-Advanced (NTRP 3.5-4.0)

Wednesday

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

3/13 – 4/24

6

$125

Are you looking for a tennis team? Rec&Ed USTA Summer League Teams form by March 1. For more information email shadigiv@aaps.k12.mi.us 12 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013

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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# 1856.601 FEE: $180

1/8 – 2/16 Scarlett Upper Gym 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tues, Thurs 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Sat

ID# 1856.602 FEE: $180

2/26 – 4/6 Scarlett Upper Gym 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tues, Thurs 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Sat

PURCHASE A COMBO AND SAVE!

ID# 1858.601 Slim U™  Combo 2 Boot Camps (12 weeks) Life Changing Investment: $325

See pages 4-7 for more fitness classes.

Wellness

Your Home Computer 1/14 – 4/1 Monday: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM 1/16 – 4/3 Wednesday: 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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

Tai Chi Chuan with Master Young Yang-style Tai Chi is taught as a vehicle to motivate you to integrate your mind, body and spirit in a way that improves your overall health and interactive quality with the world around you. Through movement, meditation and breath work you learn to cultivate energy as you work through the poses of Tai Chi. Regular practice can improve balance, coordination, and confidence. Instructor: Wasentha Young. 10 weeks. ID# 1821.601 FEE: $149

FEE: $99 ID# 1853.601

1/21 – 3/25 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Monday Peaceful Dragon

Tai Ki Tai-Ki is a slow movement art, similar to the many styles of Chinese Tai Chi Chuan, however it is rooted in the martial arts and exercise traditions of Okinawa and Japan. Moving slowly and calmly through the sequences of movement you will find you can reduce stress and dissipate tension. Regular practice will help you gain focus, improve flexibility and balance, and increase your breathing capacity. Join this class to learn an art that is practiced all over the world to improve health. Sensei: Nigel Kerr. 6 weeks. ID# 1826.601 1/28-3/11 FEE: $69 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Monday Bach, MP Room

See page 52 for Tai Chi for grades 6-9. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM

Happy Valentines Day!

Couples Massage

Sign up with a friend or partner for a massage workshop that's both relaxing and energizing. Learn to give and receive a therapeutic massage using techniques from an experienced massage therapist. Wear comfortable clothing and bring 2 pillows and a blanket. Oils and creams are optional. Fee enrolls 2 people. Instructor: Jim McGinity, Certified Massage Therapist. 1 class. ID# 1880.601 FEE: $59

2/16 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Saturday Scarlett, Media Center

Online wellness classes offer calm and relief in the hours when you can concentrate! CLASS ID#

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2848.601

Preventative Stress Management

$159

2931.601

Dementia Care Specialist

$495

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Health & Wellness

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

Beginning Insight Meditation

Relax Your Neck & Shoulders

Insight Meditation is an ancient and profound practice of momentto-moment awareness of mind/body processes. Learn how to become more attentive and mindful by increasing your ability to be aware of your thoughts, emotions and body sensations. Reduce stress and improve the quality of your life. This class is designed for students new to insight meditation and anyone who would like to review the basics. Instructors: Deep Spring Center. 6 weeks.

Untie the knots between your shoulders and eliminate neck pain. Improve your flexibility and posture. Learn gentle, restorative, reorganizing movements that will help you reduce chronic tension in your neck and shoulders, make your neck and shoulders more flexible, and address the underlying issues that lead to tension and inflexibility. The movement sequences will be performed on the floor and in a chair. You will need to be able to get up and down from the floor. Bring a mat and 3 large towels. Instructor: Dale Jensen, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner. 8 Weeks.

ID# 1816.601 FEE: $59

1/30 – 3/13 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Allen, Media Center

ID# 1845.601 FEE: $89

1/31 – 3/28 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday Tappan, Media Center

Register a spouse or friend for only $10 more in the classes below!

Heal Your Digestive System The number of children, infants and adults with food allergies is rising at an alarming rate. Problems like inflammatory bowel disease (IBS), allergies, eczema, Crohn's disease, gluten intolerance, acid reflux, sinus and asthma are directly influenced by a compromised digestive system. Explore basic strategies for healing your digestive and immune systems. Discuss the use of digestive enzymes, probiotics, healthy eating lifestyles, and the importance of vitamin D and essential fatty acids. Learn about testing methods for allergies and gluten intolerance. Instructor: Gary Merel, M.S.L.Ac. 1 class. ID# 1832.601 2/27 FEE: $25 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room D212

Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life Estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and thyroxine: four powerful hormones that have a wide-ranging effect on reproduction, menopause, blood pressure, weight loss, healthy sexual function and bone loss. Explore strategies that may resolve issues of menopause, hot flashes, PCOS, uterine fibroids, low thyroid function and adrenal fatigue. You can safely balance these hormones and resolve your physical issues using holistic, sustainable and natural methods. Instructor: Gary Merel, M.S.L.Ac. 1 class. ID# 1833.601 1/30 FEE: $25 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Ayurvedic Medicine

Wednesday Pioneer, Room D212

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Ayurveda is a Hindu system of medicine native to India. In Sanskrit the word means “the knowledge for long life” and many people around the world embrace it as an alternative form of medicine. Understand the philosophy behind Ayurveda and how it is used today with other healing modalities. Instructor: Dr. Shaik, MD, MBA, DNDM, CCT. 1 class. ID# 1804.601 FEE: $25

2/26 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

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Tuesday Pioneer, Room D211

High Cholesterol, Insulin Resistance, Type 2 Diabetes

NEW!

Heart disease and Type 2 Diabetes are among the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Conventional medications may not resolve these health conditions and have serious side effects. Discover alternative testing options that are inexpensive and provide a comprehensive health risk assessment. Explore holistic and life style alternatives that can safely lower cholesterol, help resolve Type 2 Diabetes and lower Insulin Resistance including the use of supplements and eating lifestyles that promote health and wellbeing. Instructor: Gary Merel, M.S.L.Ac. 1 class. ID# 1835.601 2/6 FEE: $25 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room D212

“The instructor was awesome – just the right amount of clear, funny and informative.” P. Breyer

Thermography & Inflammation

NEW!

An increasing amount of medical research has focused on the role of inflammation and disease. Chronic, low-level inflammation has now been linked with heart disease, diabetes, cancer, depression, Alzheimer’s, and osteoporosis. Discover how the science of Thermography might assist with identifying inflammatory conditions in your body. Understand its benefits and limits and how it compares with other screening methods. Not all inflammation is bad. Learn steps you can take to keep your body in balance. Instructor: Jessica Liubrand, BS, CCT, CCTT. 1 class. ID# 1802.601 2/6 FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room D115

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Cooking

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

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

Creative Leftovers

NEW!

DEMO     Unleash your creative skills and learn how to make quick and easy dynamic dishes with foods you already have in your refrigerator and pantry. Learn the important guidelines and food preparation practices that professionals use to serve safe food. Recipes: Chicken Hash with apples and sage; Risotto Cakes with a sherry gastrique; and a dairy-free Pasta Primavera. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Steve Meyers. 1 class. ID# 1651.601 2/5 FEE: $45 6:3 0PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Whole Foods Kitchen

Eating for Health & Happiness with Amanda Klein

Go Green For Your Health

NEW!

DEMO Green is good. Your body thrives on it. Join the Green Smoothie revolution. Explore a variety of fresh drinks made from greens, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. Understand how to put the ingredients together to achieve drinks that maximize your health and taste great. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Amanda Klein. 1 class. ID# 1680.601 FEE: $35

3/12 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Milk From Seeds

Tuesday Whole Foods Kitchen

DEMO Make your own milk from nuts and seeds. It is easy to do, tasty and healthy too. Taste milks made from a variety of nuts and seeds. Understand how to use this milk as a base for other recipes. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Amanda Klein. 1 class.

Amanda Klain practices, teaches and promotes the act of eating and living for health and happiness. Amanda brings creativity and inspiration to food preparation. Drinks are her passion.

REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM

Wendy Watson is a long time healthy food enthusiast with years of experience cooking delicious meals, while meeting individual dietary needs and restrictions. Learn how to adapt and invent recipes whatever your restrictions. Celiac patients please note: While the facilities where the classes are offered are not dedicated gluten-free the instructor will do everything in her power to reduce any exposure to gluten, including providing gluten-free cutting boards, knives, utensils and dinnerware.

Gluten-Free Pizza

Monday Whole Foods Kitchen

NEW!

HANDS ON Does gluten-free mean you can never eat pizza again? Wendy will introduce you to several crust options. Here is a chance to try out some of the commercial products available as well as some creative options you might not have thought about. Gluten-free dough can be a little tricky to work with but Wendy will guide you through the processs. Toppings to your taste include cheeses, tomatoes, vegetables and olives! You will also make a Green Salad with a homemade vinaigrette and light dessert of fruit drizzled with chocolate for a complete meal. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1657.601 2/27 FEE: $45 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Fish Tacos

NEW!

ID# 1681.601 2/25 FEE: $35 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Gluten-Free Cooking Series

Wednesday Huron, Room 6219

NEW!

DEMO Fish Tacos, tomato infused Brown Rice and Beans, Guacamole and Flan create a meal that is a Mexican/Mediterranean fusion. Discover the secret to making the trademark sauce for the tacos. To top it off we will make Flan, a favorite Spanish custard. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1658.601 3/4 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Potato Pancakes for the Gluten-Free Gourmet

Monday Whole Foods Kitchen

NEW!

DEMO Enjoy tasting several batches of potato pancakes with different fillings. This is a simple recipe that can be made into a variety of dishes by just adding different ingredients. They will contain eggs. A Green Salad with a homemade vinaigrette and a Blueberry Clafouti, adapted from a Julia Child recipe using gluten-free grains, help round out your meal. Scholarship recipients pay $20. 1 class. ID# 1654.601 1/30 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Whole Foods Kitchen

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Cooking: Hands on Fun Cooking Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

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

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HANDS ON Ages 7 & up with Adult. Don't miss this opportunity for hands-on fun with your child learning all about chocolate at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Understand the history of chocolate and create your own delicious fudge in a real candy maker's copper cooking kettle. Work it on a marble slab until it cools to the perfect texture. Discover the secrets to perfect dipping chocolate and take home your dipped treats. Fee pays for one adult and one child. One additional child can be registered for $20 more when attending with a full paying adult. Scholarship recipients pay $25. Instructor: Angela Eddin, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory owner. 1 class. ID# 1622.601 2/3 FEE: $59 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Additional Child: $20 Special Class for Adults Only ID# 1622.602 3/10 FEE: $39 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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Ages 14 – Adult. Expand your cake decorating skills. Master several new flower designs such as the daisy, pansy, primrose and daffodil. Practice the intricate basket weave and learn how to work with color flow.  Pre-requisite: Basic Cake Decorating. Get materials list at first class. Scholarship recipients pay $25. Instructor: Jyothi Matthews, certified Wilton cake decorator. 4 weeks. R

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ID# 1697.601 2/28 Thursday FEE: $45 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Huron, Room 6219 Additional Child: $15

ID# 1684.601 FEE: $75

2/26 – 3/19 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday AA Preschool Tioga Room

Basic Knife Skills HANDS ON Good knife skills are the foundation of culinary art. Master the kitchen knife as you chop, dice, mince and julienne a variety of vegetables. Understand the proper care and maintenance to keep your knives sharp and working well. Use the bounty of your work to make a delicious salsa. Bring your favorite knives and a cutting board. Don’t forget a take home container for your salsa. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Steve Meyers. 1 class. ID# 1655.601 1/29 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Huron, Room 6219

“Steve was personable and very knowledgeable.” T. Smythe

Basic Bread Baking

NEW!

HANDS ON Learn how to make artisan bread from a professional. Master the essential skills needed including mixing, kneading, rising, shaping, and baking. Understand how to add options to make your bread unique. Discover the breadmaker’s secrets to rich flavor and perfect texture. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Steve Meyers. 1 class.

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ID# 1693.601 3/13 FEE: $49 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Huron, Room 6219

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Cooking with Francesca Southern Italian Feast New Recipes Seafood plays a prominent role in the cuisine of southern Italy due to its proximity to the sea. Francesca prepares a magnificent Swordfish Roll by rolling thin strips of swordfish with olives, herbs and breadcrumbs. This is complemented by a comforting Italian-style Potato au Gratin. Finish with Baked Apples stuffed with amaretto cookies, brown sugar and cognac. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1672.601 1/22 FEE: $55 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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

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

Tuesday Whole Foods Kitchen

Northern Italian Feast New Recipes In spite of the long coastline, fish is not as abundant in the Mediterranean Sea so it does not play as big a role in the northern cuisine. Francesca presents Sauteed Duck Breasts topped with a sauce made of white wine, truffle oil and cream. Red Cabbage is slow cooked in port wine. The feast is crowned with Pears Poached in Champagne and topped with mascarpone cheese, honey and pistachios. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1629.601 2/4 FEE: $55 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Winter Soups

Monday Whole Foods Kitchen

New Recipes

Francesca offers four comforting soups to chase away your winter chills. Cioppino, is a fish stew from the Liguria region. Several different kinds of fish are simmered in a clear broth with vegetables. Minestra D’Orzo is a barley soup with lentils, cauliflower, prosciutto and vegetables, simmered in chicken broth. Zuppa di Borlotti is a Tuscan style soup featuring red beans cooked with sausage, vegetables and potatoes. Finally, you understand how to make a good homemade Chicken Stock that will become the base for many of your future soup recipes. Francesca will develop it into a hearty noodle soup for your enjoyment. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1671.601 2/12 FEE: $55 6:00 PM –8:30 PM

Spezzatino Ragu

Tuesday Whole Foods Kitchen

NEW!

Spezzatino is really more of a stew than a sauce. Chunks of veal, beef and pork are simmered for many hours in a red wine tomato sauce until the thick sauce clings to the meat. Master the art of rolling the Gnocchi di Ricotta with Francesca. These homemade ricotta cheese dumplings will then be tossed with some of the ragu sauce. Broccoletti, a southern style salad tossed in a lemon garlic dressing perfectly complements this meal. Finish this rich meal with a Crème Caramello – an Italian custard. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1630.601 3/11 FEE: $55 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Whole Foods Kitchen

“Francesca is amazing! She makes the most complex dishes simple and approachable – even for a novice cook.” A. Goldberg

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Italian Pastas New Recipes Mention Italy and most people think of pasta. These pasta recipes go well beyond your basic pasta and tomato sauce. Francesca starts with Pappardelle con Gamberi, a flat egg pasta tossed with sauteed shrimp and asparagus in a white cream sauce. Rigatoni con Salsiccia features homemade sausage sautéed in white wine and herbs, then tossed with pasta and ricotta cheese. Fusilli con Prosciutto is a helix shaped pasta tossed in a rich tomato sauce simmered with a dry sparkling wine and prosciutto, then topped with pecorino romano cheese. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1626.601 3/6 FEE: $55 6:00 PM –8:30 PM

Involtini di Pollo

Wednesday Whole Foods Kitchen

NEW!

Involtini di pollo is a popular dish of northern Italy featuring thin slices of chicken breast that are rolled with prosciutto and artichoke hearts. The chicken rolls are then sautéed to a golden brown and covered in a white wine sauce. Discover how to clean an artichoke as Francesca demonstrates it step by step. Spinach tossed with sautéed mushrooms and bits of bacon serves as the perfect side. An Olive Tapenade made from sweet, fresh Castelvetrano olives makes a lovely appetizer. The perfect finish is an Almond and Peach Torte. Scholarship recipients pay $25. 1 class. ID# 1664.601 3/25 FEE: $55 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Whole Foods Kitchen

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International

Mediterranean

Small Plates

NEW!

DEMO Small plates from around the Mediterranean offer exciting flavors with little effort. Misty will create Tortillitas con Camarones (chick pea flour and shrimp pancakes), Greek-style Giant Beans with roasted peppers and olive oil, Chard Frittata, Marinated Mussels with Spanish Chorizo, and Middle Eastern Herbed Potato Patties with a garlicky yogurt sauce. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Misty Callies. 1 class. ID# 1650.601 1/28 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Modern Greek Cuisine

India

Chicken Tikka Masala DEMO Chicken Tikka Masala is a curry dish made in a rich red and creamy tomato-based sauce. This dish is well complemented with Muttar (Pea) Rice. Follow this classic taste of India with a sweet ending of Gajar Halwa, a traditional carrot and raisin dessert. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Jyothi Abraham. 1 class. ID# 1670.601 3/21 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursday Whole Foods Kitchen

Monday Whole Foods Kitchen

NEW!

DEMO Modern Greek food has surged as one of our newest culinary trends. It doesn’t feature the Moussaka, Gyros and Spinach Pie of local diners. Learn new, but authentically Greek, dishes to enliven your winter meals. Enjoy Mesas of herbed Lamb Meatballs, Stewed Yellow Split Peas with tomato and onion topping, an entree of Red Winebraised Squid with Ravioli and a Rustic Eggplant Salad. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Misty Callies. 1 class. ID# 1652.601 2/11 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Whole Foods Kitchen

Paneer Saag HANDS ON Paneer is a semi-soft cheese easily made at home. Jyothi pairs it with a curried spinach sauce (Saag) popular in the Punjabi region. Traditionally, the dish is eaten with Paratha, an Indian flatbread. Try your hand at rolling out and cooking your own paratha on a traditional tawa. Mango Lassi is an easy to make and refreshing end to any spicy Indian meal. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Jyothi Abrahams. 1 class. ID# 1678.601 2/7 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Mexico

Tamales

Thursday Huron, Room 6219

France

NEW!

HANDS ON Tamales are a Mexican comfort food. Fun and easy to make, they can be sweet filled  with dried fruit  or savoryfilled with pork or chicken and dipped into salsa verde or mole sauce. Learn how to make authentic masa dough tamales wrapped in cornhusks and the traditional sauces used for dipping. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Bring a container to take home your tamales. Instructor: Sonia Urbaniak. 1 class. ID# 1639.601 1/24 FEE: $45 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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NEW!

Crepes – Sweet & Savory

HANDS ON This versatile food from France can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Participants will have a chance to try making these super thin, unleavened pancakes. You will learn the traditional French way as well as the American method. Discover a variety of options and possible sweet and savory fillings. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Sonia Urbaniak. 1 class. ID# 1679.601 3/7 FEE: $45 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Thursday Huron, Room 6219

Thursday Huron, Room 6219

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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. Prefer to learn one-on-one rather than in a class?  Sign up for in-home private lessons on anything from Basic to Advanced Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, digital photos, organizing files and more. ID# 1203.601 ID# 1203.602

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

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.

Suggested Topics: Make the Switch - Windows to Mac, iLife Suite (iPhoto, iMovie, iWeb, iDVD, etc), iWorks (Pages, Numbers, Keynotes), Mac: Tips, Tricks, Shortcuts, Apple Products (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch). ID# 1233.601 ID# 1233.602

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

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

TITLE

FEE

2981.601

Intro to Adobe Acrobat

$325

2970.601

MS Office

$325

2982.601

Adobe InDesign

$325

2980.601

Adobe Illustrator

$325

2991.601

MS: Desktop Publishing

$159

2863.601

Game Programming

$325

2998.601

HTML Jumpstart

$159

2986.601

Dreamweaver

$325

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Basic Computers

NEW!

New to computers and feeling confused?  Master the basics, including basic computer terms, starting programs and working with Windows. Learn to work with files and folders, simple troubleshooting, and how to personalize your own machine. Understand the differences between Macs and Windows computers. Practice navigating the Internet and working with email.  No previous computer experience required.  Taught hands-on in a computer lab. Instructor: Patricia Na. 3 weeks. ID# 1226.601 FEE: $75

1/30 – 2/13 10:00 AM – 12 Noon

Wednesdays WISD Computer Lab

Keep Your Computer Safe & Healthy Are you plagued with screen freezes, slow response and hard drive crashes?  Learn how to clean up unnecessary files, safely remove unwanted programs, clean your disk, back up your files. Discover how you can protect your computer from viruses, spyware, power outages and keep your personal information safe. Prerequisites:  Students should have basic Windows computer skills, such as the ability to work with the Internet and email unassisted. Instructor: Patricia Na. 2 weeks. ID# 1227.601 FEE: $45

2/4– 2/11 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday WISD Computer Lab

Technology Update for Non-Techies Are you feeling “technologically challenged"? Ready to catch up with your grandkids? Discover Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Skype, Google, sharing photos, instant messaging, text messaging, Smart phones, and MP3 players. They are not just for kids anymore! Instructor: Patricia Na. 3 weeks. ID# 1215.601 FEE: $69

3/4 – 3/18 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Monday Pioneer, Room D213

Master Your iPhone/iPod Touch Enhance your smart phone experience and make the best use of your iPhone. Discover tips, tricks and shortcuts to make your life easier. Topics covered include: how to set up your email, synchronize your calendar and contacts, transfer music, download apps and ways to customize your phone. Bring your charged iPhone or iPod Touch to class. Instructor: Patricia Na. 2 weeks. ID# 1235.601 FEE: $45

2/6 – 2/13 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room D213

Get The Most From Your iPad iPad is Apple's latest technological gadget that is changing the way we live. It seems everyone has one and they use it for business, entertainment and just to keep in touch. Are you getting the most out of your iPad? Do you wonder if you should update to iPad 3? Bring your fully charged iPad to class. Instructor: Jim Monkiewicz. 3 weeks. ID# 1220.601 FEE: $69

1/30 – 2/13 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room D211

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Digital Cameras

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

Digital Camera: Compact

Digital Photos: Camera to Computer

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.

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# 1254.601 2/26 - 3/26 FEE: $99 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM ID# 1254.602 FEE: $99

2/26 - 3/26 10:00 AM – 12 Noon

Tuesday Pioneer, Room E107

ID# 1222.601 FEE: $69

Tuesday Rec&Ed Conference

ID# 1252.601 FEE: $99

2/28 – 3/28 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room E107

Wednesday WISD, Computer Lab

Online classes help improve your digital photography and scrapbooking skills

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.

3/6 – 3/20 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

CLASS ID#

TITLE

FEE

2979.601

Photoshop Beginning

$325

2856.601

Photoshop Intermed

$325

2993.601

Photoshop Jumpstart

$159

2994.601

Photoshop Digital Scrapbooking

$159

2995.601

Photoshop Text Effects

$159

In Honor of Robert Banks Rec&Ed honors and remembers Mr. Robert Banks who taught our Drawing and Painting Classes for 41 years. We appreciate the donation of a camera in memory of Mr. Banks by his family. For many years Bob taught art classes for Ann Arbor Public Schools Community Education & Recreation, and was one of our most often requested instructors. He was patient and supportive, and had a knack of connecting with students of any age. He inspired the best in his students, and they loved him for it. "His gentle encouragement and fine eye helped me to create a few paintings of which I am quite proud."

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Finance & Income

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

Register a spouse or friend for only $10 more! Instructor Robert Laura of the Retirement Project, holds the designations of Accredited Asset Management Specialist, Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor, and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor. The Retirement Project is a no-strings-attached approach to retirement and investment education.

Guide to Dividend Investing Explore the Five Secrets to selecting and monitoring dividend paying companies, key factors to watch, and how to avoid high-yield traps.  Discover how dividend stocks can signal market ups and downs as well as how to create a monthly dividend paycheck when you retire.  Do-it-yourself style class for people who are interested in learning how to find and use dividend paying stocks for retirement income.  Instructor: Robert Laura, financial planner. 1 class. ID# 1929.601 FEE: $25

1/29 Tuesday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Pioneer, Room D213

Naked Retirement Enjoy a fun and creative approach to retirement that strips away the numbers and addresses everyday life in retirement. Learn how to replace your work identity, stay socially connected, remain physically healthy, and more. Create a Retirement Wellness Plan, build a retirement curious list, and change your retirement life forever by answering three revealing questions.  Too many people start their first day of retirement with only a financial plan and nothing else. Don’t let this happen to you.  Instructor: Robert Laura, retirement project. 1 class. ID# 1928.601 FEE: $25

2/7 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room D213

Social Security Disability Need advice on how to apply for Social Security Disability benefits? Should you apply on your own or select a representative? Discover helpful hints to improve your chances of success. There will be an opportunity for you to ask individual questions. Instructor: Lou Weir, attorney has represented claimants for over 15 years. 1 class. ID# 1903.601 FEE: $25

2/7 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Probate, health care and estate tax laws have recently changed! Prevent your assets from going through probate. Protect them from estate and capital gains taxes. Retain control of your affairs and learn how to protect yourself against the cost of long term care. Attorneys from Estate Planning Services, P.C., will teach you about medical and financial powers of attorney, wills, and living trusts. Receive a free personal affairs organizer. 1 class. ID# 1915.601 3/14 Thursday FEE: $25 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Pioneer, Room D212

Protect Your Assets The average cost of nursing home care in Michigan is $6,191 per month. Neither health insurance nor Medicare pay for such care. Learn how you can avoid losing your life savings to long-term care costs. Instructor: Attorneys from Estate Planning Services, P.C., members of the Elder Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. 1 class. ID# 1916.601 FEE: $25

2/7 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room D212

Buying a Home in Today’s Market Buying a home is a major investment and an exciting time. Be prepared for making the best choice in today’s unique market. Receive a broad overview of all aspects involved in purchasing a home. Determine your price range. Review conventional and alternate financing, working with realtors, negotiating sales agreements, and logistics of actual purchase. Instructor: Maria Gilbert, Charles Reinhart Co. and guest speakers. 2 classes. ID# 1922.601 FEE: $29

1/29 – 2/5 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D211

Getting Paid to Talk Have you ever been told that you have a great voice? Explore the field of voice-over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the Internet in your area. Learn how to prepare a great demo, and discover what it takes to be successful in this exciting field. Class participants will even have a chance to record a commercial script under the direction of the Voicecoaches.com producer! Instructor: Voice Coach Staff. 1 class. ID# 1971.601 3/11 FEE: $29 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Pioneer, Room, D212

Thursday Pioneer, Room D211

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Estate Planning Basics

CLASS ID#

TITLE

FEE

2969.601

Online Stock Trading

$149

2807.601

Personal & Practical Finance

$225

2999.601

The Heart of Accounting

$149

2849.601

Take Charge of Your Money

$79

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Languages

Italian

Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203 Persons ages 14 & up are welcome to enroll unless otherwise stated. Texts can be purchased through Rec&Ed at time of registration.

ESL: 4 Skills Beginners through intermediate level students improve their English through speaking, reading, writing and listening comprehension. Instructor: Stephanie Wichmann, MA. ID# 1538.601 Beginning 1/23 – 3/20 FEE: $125 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room D207

ID# 1538.602 Intermediate 1/23 – 3/20 Wednesday FEE: $125 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM Pioneer, Room D207

ESL: American English Pronunciation Sounds, rhythm and intonation of spoken English are practiced. American idioms and how they fit into cultural speech are also explored. When deciding which level to sign up for students should choose the same level as their reading skill. Instructor: Stephanie Wichmann, MA. ID# 1535.601 Intermediate 1/24 – 3/21 FEE: $125 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room D207

ID# 1535.602 Advanced 1/24 – 3/21 FEE: $125 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM

Thursday NEW! Pioneer, Room D207

French ID# 1512.601 FEE: $125

Level 1 1/28 – 3/25 Monday 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Pioneer, Room D207

ID# 1512.602 FEE: $125

Level 2 1/22 – 3/19 Tuesday 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Pioneer, Room D207

ID# 1512.603 Level 3 1/22 – 3/19 Tuesday NEW! FEE: $125 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM Pioneer, Room D207 ID# 1512.606 Text: 30 Days to Great French, FEE: $18 by Living Language

German Instructor: George Hinman Level 1 1/23 – 3/20 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

ID# 1506.602 Level 2 1/28 – 3/25 FEE: $125 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room D111 Monday NEW! Pioneer, Room D111

ID# 1506.606 Text: German Demystified, 2nd Edition FEE: $20 by Ed Swick

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Level 1 1/22 – 3/19 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D115

ID# 1516.602 FEE: $125

Level 2 1/24 – 3/21 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room D115

ID# 1516.603 FEE: $125

Level 3 1/24 – 3/21 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room D115

ID# 1516.606 FEE: $16

Text: Italian: A Self-Teaching Guide, 2nd Ed. by Edoardo Lebano

Spanish Ages 18 - Adult. Instructor: Clara I. Gonzalez. Text: Level 1 & 2: La Cartilla, $15 available from instructor in class. ID# 1510.601 Level 1 1/23 – 3/20 FEE: $125 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

ID# 1510.602 Level 2 1/23 – 3/20 FEE: $125 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room D205 Wednesday Pioneer, Room D205

Spanish Review & Conversation Pre-requisite: Level 2 or teacher permission. Concentrate on speaking and listening skills including vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. This class is a good bridge between Level 2 & Level 3. Instructor: Clara I. Gonzalez. ID# 1508.601 FEE: $125

1/24 – 3/21 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room D205

La Tertulia Read and discuss literature in Spanish. Prerequisite: Level 3 or teacher permission. Book: TBA ID# 1511.601 FEE: $125

Instructor: Stephanie Wichmann, M.A.

ID# 1506.601 FEE: $125

Instructor: TBA.

ID# 1516.601 FEE: $125

1/24 – 3/21 7:35 PM – 9:05 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room D205

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

ID#

FEE*

INSTRUCTOR

Chinese

1504.604

$159

Alice Chang

ESL

1538.604

$159

Stephanie Wichmann

French

1512.604

$159

Stephanie Wichmann

German

1506.604

$159

George Hinman

Italian

1516.604

$159

Heidi Benson

Japanese

1514.604

$159

Kiyoe Ise

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Personal Enrichment Willpower is Not Enough

NEW!

Are you stuck in a rut?  Do you lack the willpower to make a change or kick a bad habit?  What if willpower is not the answer?  There are Six Sources of Influence at work in your life. They can support change or keep you trapped in a rut. It’s time to escape the willpower trap.  Discover how to engage the Six Sources of Influence to work for you instead of against you—and start succeeding at personal change. Instructor: Jennifer Bailey, strategist and change agent. 1 class.   ID# 1696.601 3/12 FEE: $25 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D212

Are you overwhelmed with your family’s hectic schedule and the vast amount of “stuff” in your home? Family life can be stressful, but with a little planning you can organize your days for maximum fun. Organizing Expert and Mom, Carolyn AndersonFermann of Simply Organized Life will share her super simple tips to keep your family on track. 1 class. Friday Rec&Ed Conference

Conquer Your Closet No space in your closet but you still have nothing to wear? Save time and money by making the most of your wardrobe through organization. Gain tips from a professional organizer for organizing your clothes, shopping and keeping up with your laundry. Instructor: Carolyn Anderson Fermann, Simply Organized Life. 1 class. ID# 1608.601 3/15 FEE: $25 10:00 AM – 12 noon

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NEW!

Format

Computer Research

NEW!

ID# 1617.601 2/8 FEE: $25 10:00 AM – 12 noon

GENEALOGY SERIES

with Katherine Willson

“Jennifer is a good facilitator and speaker. She drew out lots of participation and gave thoughtful insights.” B. Jonas

Organize Your Family

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

Friday Rec&Ed Conference

Become familiar with Ancestry. com and FamilySearch.org, two of the world's largest genealogical databases. Understand how to set up a free account and create a free online family tree that can be saved and shared with family and friends. Find the birth, marriage, death and census data for your ancestors and learn how to find, order and research through the LDS Family History Center's VAST storage of microfilm and microfiche resources. Make connections with others across the world that are researching the same families. This class will be taught in a hands-on computer lab. It is recommended as a prerequisite to Genealogy 101. 4 weeks. ID# 1659.601 1/22 – 2/12 FEE: $69 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday WISD Computer Lab

“Katherine is extremely knowledgeable and organized. She offers great research tips and was very patient in explaining how to use the resources available.” S. Searls

Genealogy 101 Are you related to some important historical figure? What "black sheep" are lurking in the background of your family tree? Build your family tree as you discover how to gather basic information, locate public records, and navigate Internet resources. The instructor has a passion for genealogy and has been researching her own family for years. Learn how to overcome obstacles and avoid common pitfalls as she guides you through your research project. If you are not already familiar with navigating Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org it is recommended that you first take the Computer Research class. 5 weeks. ID# 1656.601 2/26 – 3/26 FEE: $79 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday WISD Computer Lab

Did you know that Katherine Willson also teaches Mixed Media Art and Bookmaking? See page 26.

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Dog Training With Michelle McCarthy

Questions? 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

Get up close and personal with Michigan’s backyard birds. Go beyond the Field Guide’s descriptions for a more in-depth look at the most common species found across Washtenaw County. Learn to identify and attract these birds to your own backyard. Come to understand their habits, history in the area and hidden lives. Instructor: Jamie Platt is an avid ornithologist and wants to share his passion with you. 2 weeks.

Whether your dog is 10 weeks old or 10 years old, a welltrained dog makes a pleasant companion. Puppies and adult dogs learn obedience using positive reinforcement clicker training methods. All dogs must be comfortable around strange dogs and people. 6 weeks. ID# 1601.601 ID# 1601.602 FEE: $125

ID# 1689.601 2/5-2/12 FEE: $39 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Wednesday Abbot, Gym

NEW!

Understanding Canine Aggression – Humans only. Are you're afraid or embarrassed to take your dog out in public because he barks, growls, lunges or attacks other dogs or people? If your dog’s reactivity is left untreated or handled inappropriately, it can escalate into dangerous behavior. Discuss the causes of aggressive/reactive behavior with nationally recognized trainer, Michelle McCarthy. Understand how Positive Reinforcement Training Methods may modify your dog’s behaviors. Find out when to consult your Veterinarian to determine if their behavior may be a manifestation of a medical problem. 1 class. ID# 1603.601 3/27 FEE: $15 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Abbot, Gym

ADVANCED WORKSHOPS FOR K9 STUDENTS!

Nice to Meet You

Tuesday Pioneer, Room E107

Birding 101

6:15 PM – 7:15 PM 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM 1/30 – 3/20

Oh! Just Behave

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

The Secret Life of Michigan Birds

Dog Training Fundamentals 1

Home & Garden

NEW!

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

Bicycle Maintenance 101 Keep your bicycle fine tuned and rolling smoothly. Understand how to adjust and maintain your bike in this fun hands-on workshop. Learn how to diagnose problems, fix a flat tire, adjust brakes and gears and true a wheel. Bring your bike to work on and any tools you may have. Instructor: Clark McCall has over 40 years experience fixing bikes. 3 weeks. ID# 1641.601 FEE: $49

3/13 – 3/27 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Slauson, Rec Room

Does your dog charge the front door, jump on guests, or lunge towards people when on leash? One of the most important things you need to teach your dog is to remain calm and to keep all four paws on the ground when approaching or being approached by a person. Work on impulse control and develop a management plan for welcoming guests into your home while you're training your dog. 1 class. ID# 1606.601 2/28 FEE: $35 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Impulse Control

Thursday Abbot, Gym

NEW!

Work on advanced “Leave It” training. Teach your dog to “Stay,” ignore high-level distractions, and meet and greet people and other dogs in a calm manner. 1 class. ID# 1607.601 3/4 FEE: $35 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

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Monday Abbot, Gym

Clark McCall is an engineer by trade. He has been fixing bikes for over 40 years.

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Games

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

Bridge is a game of skill, communication and infinite possibilities. This class offers a continuation of Level 1 and is suitable for more experienced players wishing to improve their skills. Emphasis is on the play of the hand. Knowledge of basic bidding and rules is necessary. Teaching materials developed by American Contract Bridge League. Instructor: Ray Gentz. 10 weeks.

ID# 1634.602 FEE: $20

Tuesday Pioneer, Room E101

Text: “Play of the Hand in the 21st Century” 3rd edition by Audrey Grant

Would you like to feel more confident as a parent? Love and Logic is a proven program that offers techniques that can be used by parents of children of all ages. Finally, get the answers you’re looking for to help you deal with those day-to-day frustrations. Break the misbehavior cycle and learn how to choose logical consequences, even in the heat of the moment. The course fee includes a course workbook. Scholarship recipients pay $15. Instructor: Gary R. Court, Principal and Facilitator. 4 weeks. ID# 1824.601 2/25 – 3/18 FEE: $109 6:30 PM –8:00 PM Couples Fee: $159

Mah-Jongg

2/28 – 3/21 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursday Rec&EdStaff Lounge

Monday Angell, Media Center

Personal Enrichment online classes offer opportunities for growth and development!

Ages 12-Adult. This game is so much fun it is addictive! Discover a simplified version of this ancient Chinese puzzle game that resembles gin rummy but uses colorful tiles instead of cards. The game is easy to learn but requires skill, strategy, and calculations to excel. Instructor: Stuart Baggaley. 4 weeks. ID# 1625.601 FEE: $49

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

Love & Logic

Bridge 2

ID# 1634.601 1/22 – 3/26 FEE: $109 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Parenting

CLASS ID#

TITLE

FEE

2916.601

Practical Math for the Workplace

$145

2904.601

Certificate: Online Teaching

$495

2945.601

Certificate: Teaching Adults

$295

2845.601

Brain Boosters

$159

2817.601

Communicate Effectively

$79

2815.601

Finding Balance in Today’s Chaotic World

$79

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

“America’s future walks through the doors of our schools each day.” Mary Jean LeTendre, U.S. Educator and government official

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Ann Arbor Public Schools Tuition Pre-School Ann Arbor Public Schools is pleased to offer an early childhood education program open to 4 year olds in the district. The programs are available at Thurston Elementary, 2300 Prairie, and Allen Elementary, 2650 Towner. To download our brochure and application form, go to aareced.com and click on “childcare”.

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Art

Art Classes are for students 18 and older.

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

Acrylic Painting

Learn to Draw

Acrylic painting was introduced in the 1950s and since then has dominated the arts. It has been accepted by artists as a viable alternative to oil paint. It is extremely versatile and fast-drying.  BEGINNER Students learn basic painting techniques, color theory, color mixing, glazing, layering colors, and experiment with textures and painting surfaces. CONTINUING Enhance your painting skills! Learn additional concepts for acrylic painting: mixing colors, composition, and canvas preparation. Prerequisite: Must have knowledge of color mixing, layering and the color wheel and be comfortable working independently in a group setting. Instructor: Mary Thiefels (602); Debra Golden (601). 9 weeks.

BEGINNING AND CONTINUING Instructor Crystal Westfield, Pioneer High School art teacher, gently introduces you to basic drawing techniques. You will explore line, shape, tone, texture, perspective, and composition. All skill levels are welcome. Continuing students work on how to draw light, shadows, and texture in portraits, interiors, and landscapes. 8 weeks.

ID# 2188.601 FEE: $175

1/21 – 3/25 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday: Beginner CAB, Room A

ID#2188.602 FEE: $175

1/21 – 3/25 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday: Continuing CAB, Room B

Watercolor BEGINNER Explore a variety of techniques using this dynamic medium. Challenge your mind while developing a solid foundation in watercolor painting. Each week, the instructor introduces a new watercolor technique and basic design concepts such as color integration, tonal contrast and composition. CONTINUING Join other watercolor students as you work on independent projects in a supportive, encouraging environment. Instructor offers guidance as needed, including technical help, problem solving, and goal setting. Participants must have completed one semester of beginning instruction or the equivalent and must be able to work independently. See receipt for supply list. Instructor: Jennifer Wolf. 9 weeks. ID# 2182.601 FEE: $135

1/24 – 3/28 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

ID# 2182.602 FEE: $135

1/24 – 3/28 12:15 PM – 2:15 PM

Thursday: Beginner CAB, Room B Thursday: Continuing CAB, Room B

ID# 2186.601 1/28 – 3/25 FEE: $119 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Painting Landscapes

ID# 2119.601 1/22 – 3/26 FEE: $175 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Local artist Katherine Willson offers fun and playful evenings filled with a wide variety of hands-on mixed-media art techniques.   In these relaxing sessions, participants experiment with many different materials and techniques used in paper arts projects, such as artist trading cards, altered books, and bookmaking. A $25 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. See receipt for additional supplies needed. 9 weeks. ID# 2136.601 FEE: $105

1/23 – 3/27 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Book Making Specialty papers and recycled materials can be turned into unique books and journals! Learn how to make a variety of books: pamphlet, accordion, envelope, bag, Japanese stab, tag, and more. A $25 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. See receipt for additional supplies needed. Instructor: Katherine Willson. 9 weeks.

Tuesday CAB, Room B

“Jennifer is an inspiring teacher. She has a knack for drawing out the artist in each of her students.” Kelly Laleski

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Tuesday Pioneer, Room E105

Mixed Media Art

Get motivated and have fun! Join fellow artists and work on your paintings or drawings in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere. Exchange ideas with artistic peers and receive guidance from on-site instructor. Must work independently and bring your own supplies and materials. Please, no oil paints or other solvent-based mediums. Instructor: Jennifer Wolf. 9 weeks. 1/22 – 3/26 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

NEW!

Paint beautiful landscapes! Artist Debra Golden guides you in creating in watercolor or acrylics a Tuscan countryside, the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Galway Bay in Ireland, or your favorite enchanting location. Learn how to paint trees, sand, shorelines, and misty fog. Explore the correct range of greens for the scene, how to suggest a great distance and how to create a real sense of being in the space. You will work from photographs and explore ways to look beyond them. Master works of art will be examined for both their techniques and effectiveness. Some basic painting experience is suggested. 9 weeks

Painting Independent Projects

ID# 2184.601 FEE: $135

Monday Pioneer, Room E105

ID# 2135.601 FEE: $105

1/24 – 3/28 7:15 PM – 8:45 PM

Wednesday CAB, Room B

Thursday CAB, Room C

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Art with Susan Wright Wright Studio is now located at 1342 N. Main Street, Ann Arbor

Micro Mosaic Jewelry Ages 18-Adult. Nano, Micro and Mini (2-8mm) describe the size of the pieces used for these beautifully intricate, inlaid mosaic pendants. Although delicate, they can be easy to assemble with random colored glass pieces or tiny handmade Moroccan tiles to compose an elaborate and complex design. You learn micro jewelry design concepts and several finishing techniques. Supplies provided and additional materials can be purchased at class. Scholarship recipients pay $29. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $87. Instructor: Susan C Wright. 5 weeks. ID# 2132.605 FEE: $149

1/20 – 2/17 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM

ID# 2132.606 2/24 – 3/24 FEE: $149 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Sunday Wright Studio Sunday Wright Studio

Glass Fusions Ages 18-Adult. Glass is a wondrous material! You will learn the basics of fusion including how to cut and use glass, compatibility testing, prepping, and firing schedules. You will be able to make coasters,tiles, jewelry and small plates using sheet glass, rods, stringers, frit, and Iridized and Dichroic glass. All supplies and materials are included and no experience is necessary. Scholarship recipients pay $35. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $80. Fusioneer: Susan C. Wright. 5 weeks. ID# 2133.601 FEE: $129

1/18 – 2/15 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

ID# 2133.602 FEE: $129

2/22 – 3/22 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday Wright Studio

Friday Wright Studio

Needle Felting Frenzy Ages 18-Adult. The stress-relieving benefits of needle felting are amazing! Explore vast possibilities by using materials such as wool roving and fleece, yarn, felted wool sweaters and recycled wool clothing. Hand-held single and multi-needle holders will be used as well the Instructor’s needle felting machines to make a variety of decorative or wearable items. No experience is necessary. Scholarship recipients pay $30. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $62. Frenzied Felter: Susan C. Wright. 6 weeks. ID#2162.601 FEE: $99

2/16 – 3/23 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Thrummed Mittens Thrums are short pieces of un-spun wool roving that are worked into a pair of wool mittens as they are knitted or crocheted. The ends are left loose inside the mitten to form a warm, soft, dense interior that “felts” from the friction caused by wear. Patterns will be provided as will the yarn and roving. Experience with the basic knit stitch or single crochet is required. Make a pair for yourself or a loved one in sizes from child through adult. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $40. Ms. Thrumly: Susan C. Wright. 3 weeks. ID#2185.601 FEE: $65

1/26 – 2/9 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Handmade Garden Treasures

Saturday Wright Studio NEW!

Ages 18-Adult. Think Spring and chase away the Winter blahs! Enjoy making a Garden Globe and Plant Markers to provide fanciful additions to your gardenscape. The Garden Globe is a Mosaic project using glass nuggets and other tile shapes to form a pattern on the sphere. The Plant Markers are Fused Glass stakes that are made in a rainbow of colors and personalized in handwritten liquid gold. Scholarship recipients pay $50. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $137. Ms. Gardenia: Susan C. Wright. 10 weeks. ID#2181.601 FEE: $229

1/23 – 3/27 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Wright Studio

Mosaic Art Ages 18-Adult. Mosaic is a process of choosing and fitting pieces of glass, tile or ceramic onto an item of your choosing: picture frame, mirror, or switch plate cover. This is your opportunity to discover how all those little tesserae combine into a fabulous whole. You will be creative and enjoy making Mosaics because of the abundance of materials, quality tools, large space, and supportive instructor. Scholarship recipients pay $70. Senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $167. Ms. Tesserae: Susan C. Wright. 10 weeks. ID# 2132.601 FEE: $269

1/20 – 3/24 12 Noon – 2:30 PM

Sunday Wright Studio

ID# 2132.602 FEE: $269

1/21 – 3/25 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Wright Studio

ID# 2132.603 FEE: $269

1/24 – 3/28 12 Noon – 2:30 PM

Thursday Wright Studio

ID# 2132.604 FEE: $269

1/24 – 3/28 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Thursday Wright Studio

Saturday Wright Studio

Yarn Play: Knit or Crochet Ages 18-Adult. Do you need a refresher for turning yarn into a functional object or do you want to learn the basic techniques? Learn how to knit or crochet, read a pattern, expand your stitch repertoire, practice increase and decrease methods, or simply get the instruction that will assist you with your chosen project. See receipt for list of materials. Instructor: Susan C. Wright. 10 weeks. ID#2161.601 FEE: $125

1/22 – 3/26 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

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Tuesday Wright Studio

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

Baron Glassworks was founded in 1998 in Ypsilanti. Annette Baron designed and built her own glass studio, where she teaches and creates her art. Her workshops and classes can help you find a new personal passion.

Furnace Glass: Solid Forms

Fused Glass Jewelry Sampler

Learn about the fundamentals of shaping molten glass into solid forms. Using a steel rod, you will gather glass from a furnace and add color to create two beautiful sculptures, paperweights, drawer knobs, or bottle stoppers. This is an awesome first experience working with glass. Optional materials may be purchased as needed (up to $25). 1 class.

Make two pendant necklaces, two pair of earrings and your choice of 5 buttons or a bracelet using colored, millifiori, and dichroic glasses. You will learn how to cut and arrange glass for fusion in an oven. Findings for the above projects are included (Sterling silver and gold findings may be purchased.) If time permits you may purchase materials to make additional pieces. 1 class.

ID# 2138.601 ID# 2138.602

ID# 2138.607 ID# 2138.608

1/19 Saturday 3/16 Saturday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM FEE: $79 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM FEE: $79

Are you mesmerized by blown glass and wonder “Could I do that?” You will be introduced to the fundamentals of furnace glass blowing. Learn to gather molten glass from a furnace using a steel 'blowpipe', add color and ’blow’ two pieces. Choose to make a garden ball, vase, bowl or drinking glass. Optional materials may be purchased as needed (up to $25). 1 class. 1/26 Saturday 3/23 Saturday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Fused and Slumped Glass

Furnace Glass: Blown Forms 

ID# 2138.603 ID# 2138.604

1/20 Sunday 3/17 Sunday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM FEE: $79 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM FEE: $79

FEE: $79 FEE: $79

NEW!

Take kiln worked glass to the next level! Using unique glass materials created at Baron Glassworks you will design and create a glass tray, bowl, or platter. Learn how to cut and layer colored glass pieces onto a base sheet of glass. Your work will then be flat fused in an oven and in a second firing slumped onto a form of your choice. All materials provided. Additional materials may be purchased. 1 class. ID# 2138.609 2/3 Sunday ID# 2138.610 2/17 Sunday

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

FEE: $79 FEE: $79

Furnace Glass Blowing Intensive Workshop

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

Want a more intense glass blowing experience? Working one on one with the instructor and using a steel rod, you learn how to draw molten glass from a furnace, add color, and manipulate the shape to form beautiful solid sculptures or small vessels. Students can expect to make 2 or more pieces per week depending on complexity. Optional materials may be purchased as needed (up to $25). 4 weeks.

ID# 2138.605 1/27 Sunday ID# 2138.606 3/24 Sunday

ID# 2138.611 FEE: $299

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2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

FEE: $79 FEE: $79

2/2 – 2/23 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Saturday Baron Glassworks

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Jewelry and Metal Working

Soldering Skills Workshop

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

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

ID# 2166.601 FEE: $279

1/22 – 3/19 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Idelle’s Studio

ID# 2166.602 FEE: $279

1/24 – 3/28 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Thursday Idelle’s Studio

ID# 2166.603 FEE: $279

1/24 – 3/28 9:45 AM – 12:15 PM

Thursday Idelle’s Studio

ID#2166.604 FEE: $79

1/26 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Saturday Idelle’s Studio NEW!

Roller Printing and Etching

In this fun and fast-paced class, you’ll learn to create textures and patterns to incorporate into your jewelry and art objects. Prepare brass or copper plates for etching and roller printing. Roller print using paper, lace, and other embossing materials. Instructor provides graphics for etching however students may bring their own drawings or black and white images to use. Instructor: Idelle Hammond-Sass. 1 class. ID#2166.605 FEE: $85

2/9 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Saturday Idelle’s Studio

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

Discover the Possibilities Grades 9-Adult. Maker Works is every creative person’s dream – a workshop filled with today’s high tech machinery for you to use. Sign up for one or more of the following demonstrations and imagine the possibilities. Spaces are limited. Register early to avoid disappointment. NEW!

MakerBot 3D Printer Demo

DEMO New technologies have made the “printing” of 3D objects possible. This introduction to the MakerBot 3D printer will show you the promise and potential of creating plastic objects from designs you download or create yourself on a computer. See the creative process from software-based design through to the final “print”. 1 class. ID# 1722.601 ID# 1722.602 FEE: $25

2/6 3/13 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Wednesday Wednesday Maker Works NEW!

ShopBot Computer Controlled Router Demo DEMO The ShopBot is an amazing do-all tool for precisely cutting, carving, drilling or machining all kinds of things from all kinds of materials. In this demonstration class discover the simplicity and the power of this computer-controlled router. You’ll start with an overview of the necessary software and finish by using the machine to cut and carve an object. 1 class ID# 1723.601 ID# 1723.602 FEE: $25

2/27 3/27 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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Wednesday Wednesday Maker Works

Amaya Computer-Controlled NEW! Embroidery Demo DEMO The Amaya Bravo is a computer-controlled wonder of thread and technology capable of 1,500 stitches a minute. Discover how the Amaya can add embroidery to garments and hats as well as produce patches and monograms. Understand the creative process from image creation and garment preparation through to the automated embroidery. 1 class. ID# 1724.601 ID# 1724.602 FEE: $25

2/13 3/20 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Laser Leatherwork

Wednesday Wednesday Maker Works

NEW!

HANDS ON Learn the secrets of creating fine leatherwork using a combination of traditional techniques and the Epilog 50-watt Laser Cutter! This isn’t your summer camp craft wallet--the techniques you will learn produce fine leather goods that rival commercially made items. All materials provided. You’ll take home a leather project along with some basic leather working items.  2 classes. ID# 1710.601 FEE: $75

2/4 – 2/11 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Maker Works

ID# 1710.602 FEE: $75

3/11 – 3/18 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Maker Works

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

Learn to Sew Sewing is a skill you will use for a lifetime. Understand the basics including how to choose your fabric, measure it and cut it. Become familiar with the supplies and equipment you will need and how to operate a sewing machine.  Create a tote bag so you can show off your new sewing skills to the world!  Sewing machines will be provided.  List of supplies to purchase will be given out at the first class.  No previous experience needed.  Instructor: Patricia Na.  5 weeks. ID# 1749.601 2/26 – 3/26 FEE: $89 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Tappan, Room 363

Learn to Sew Your Own Clothes

NEW!

Do you dream of making clothing for yourself or your family? Take the next step in your sewing journey as you learn to create a simple garment. Discover how you can adjust the pattern to fit you. Master the art of zippers and buttonholes. List of supplies needed will be discussed at the first class. You must have a basic understanding of how to use a sewing machine and commercial pattern to register for this class. Sewing machines provided or bring your own. Instructor: Hwa-sung Na. 5 weeks. ID# 1704.601 2/28 – 3/28 FEE: $89 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursday Tappan, Room 363

See page 27 for Needle Felting, Yarn Play & Thrummed Mittens

with Frenzied Felter Susan Wright!

Woodworking With Power Have you always wanted to try working with wood but were intimidated by the power tools you have to use? This class is an introduction to woodworking and the safe use of various power tools used in the creation of wood projects. Start with a simple toolbox and move on to a small table. All the tools and safety goggles will be provided. Students should bring wood remnants to the first class. Instructor: Mark Williams. 8 weeks. ID# 1711.601 1/30 – 3/27 FEE: $149 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Wednesday Tappan, Room 191

Woodworking Open Lab This class provides supervised access to the woodworking lab for experienced students. You will work independently on a project of your choice. Bring all of your own materials to class. A working knowledge of the power tools used in woodworking is expected Do not sign up for this class unless you have adequate experience or have completed Woodworking with Power. Supervisor: Joe Kyle, experienced woodcrafter. 8 weeks. ID# 1713.601 FEE: $99

1/31 – 3/28 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Thursday Tappan, Room 191

Pottery See page 43 for parent & child ceramics classes.

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

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

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DAY

DATE

TIME

FEE

2198.601 Sunday

1/20 – 3/24

12 Noon – 3:00 PM $295

2198.602 Tuesday

1/22 – 3/26

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

$295

2198.603 Thursday

1/24 – 3/28

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

$295

2198.604 Friday

1/25 – 3/29

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

$295

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Literary Arts

Drama

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

Cinema Club

Rumi: Poet, Philosopher NEW! and Sufi Mystic

Mad about movies? Join our friendly film discussion group and share your enthusiasm! You’ll  see contemporary  dramas, comedies  and even documentaries including foreign films and independent American movies and participate in illuminating discussions led by your instructor. No need to be an expert; everyone is welcome! Explore story, technique and meaning. Class fee includes cost of tickets. Scholarship recipients pay $43; senior discount and 50% scholarship recipients pay $69 Instructor: Mark Ziemba, former editor of arts and entertainment magazine Current. 6 weeks.

Rumi was a 13th-century Persian poet and Sufi mystic. Cultures from the Middle East, Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent have been profoundly influenced by his spiritual legacy. His poems are translated into many of the world's languages and transposed into various formats. He is a popular poet in the US and a New York Times bestseller. Follow the instructor on an enlightening journey in which you will come to understand Sufi Mysticism and its effect on art as you read and discuss Rumi’s poetry, listen to musical interpretations of his work, and watch short films. Instructor: Ahmad Khazaei. 8 weeks. ID# 1702.601 FEE: $125

1/28 – 3/25 6:30 PM –8:30 PM

Monday Pioneer, Room D113

Creative Writing Workshop Need something to get you writing again? Join this creative writing class with an emphasis on generating a lot of raw material through in-class writing exercises and discussions about technique and style. You will gain basic strategies for reading and talking about others’ writing. Advance your writing projects toward completion. Open to writers at every level. Instructor: Charlotte Bowens, M.A. 8 weeks. ID# 1726.601 1/30 – 3/27 FEE: $125 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Pioneer, Room D113

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. 2/27 – 3/20 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

1/23 – 3/6 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Stand-Up Comedy 101

Wednesday Michigan Theater

!

He’s Back

Individuals with a sense of humor, an open mind, and an itch in their funny bone, will appreciate this class. Student yucksters will learn how to write jokes, where to find material, stage presence, valuable techniques, and endless tricks of the trade. You will walk away ready to step on any stage or at least be the funniest person at the water cooler. No experience necessary to join this class of wild 'n' crazies. Taught by seasoned professional stand-up comedian and actor Russell Rabb. 8 weeks. ID# 2314.601 FEE: $159

Your Life as Story

ID# 1708.601 FEE: $89

ID# 2308.601 FEE: $99

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

1/28-3/25 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Monday Rec&Ed Conference

Join a Rec&Ed Adult Sports Team

Wednesday CAB, Room B

“This is a wonderful class – take it!” J. Schmidt

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

TITLE

FEE

2804.601

Successful Grant Writing

$225

2965.601

Business Writing For Busy Professionals

$159

2811.601

Freelance Writing

$79

2812.601

Technical Writing

$325

2844.601

Get Started With Blogging

$159

2843.601

Get Started With Podcasts

$225

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Rec&Ed sports programs offer adults living or working in the Ann Arbor area a fun opportunity to stay fit, socialize and have a great time using city-owned parks and school facilities. All leagues are set up by skill level to maintain parity and make for more evenly balanced contests. More information is online at: www.aareced.com/reced.home/team_sports Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 31


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 • Social Media For Business • Business Coaching • Business Research • eMarketing Essentials • Mobile Marketing • Online Teaching • Supervisory Leadership • Revenue Generation for Non-Profits 32 Rec&Ed WINTER 2013

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Celebrate Your Child’s Birthday with Rec&Ed We offer themed parties to fit your child’s interest: Pirates • Princess • Fairies Webkinz • Dance • Art and more!

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Couples Dance

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Ballroom Hustle

Swing

Hustle is a fun dance that can be danced in a variety of social settings. Steps are rhythmic and can be danced to fast and slow music. You and your partner will look great doing this dance on the dance floor. Instructor: Dorian Deaver, member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.

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.

International Ballroom and Latin: Levels 1 and 2

Foxtrot 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.

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.

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.

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

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

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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.

Cha Cha/Rumba The Cha Cha, which has a repetitive foot rhythm, is an exciting syncopated Latin dance which originated in the 1950s. Rumba is best know for a subtle side to side hip movement with the torso erect, and is danced with a basic pattern of two quick side steps and a slow forward step. Instructor: Sue Bareis

Blues Step to the slow and pulsating beat of Blues music as you and your partner demonstrate creativity and style on the dance floor. Learn sensual dance moves from the 1920s and 1930s to add elegance to your slow dancing. Instructor: Louise Tamres.

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

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Couples Dance Fee is per individual. Partner Required For all classes. Descriptions for these classes are on page 34. 7-10 weeks. CLASS ID

DANCE

DAY

TIME

DATES

LOCATION

FEE

2262.601

Hustle

Saturday

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

1/19 – 3/30

Dorian’s Studio

$95

2262.602

International Ballroom & Latin: Level 1

Sunday

5:00 PM – 5:55 PM

1/20 – 3/31

CAB

$95

2262.603

International Ballroom & Latin: Level 2

Sunday

6:00 PM – 6:55 PM

1/20 – 3/31

CAB

$95

2262.604

Wedding Dance

Sunday

7:00 PM – 7:55 PM

1/20 – 3/31

CAB

$95

2262.605

Ballroom Beginning

Monday

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

1/28 – 3/25

Forsythe, Café

$75

2262.606

Slow Dance

Monday

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

1/28 – 3/25

Forsythe, Café

$75

2262.607

Social Dance

Tuesday

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

1/22 – 3/26

Forsythe, Café

$85

2262.608

Swing

Tuesday

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

1/22 – 3/26

Forsythe, Café

$85

2262.609

Foxtrot/Swing

Wednesday

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

1/30 – 3/27

Clague, Upper Gym

$75

2262.610

Ballroom Intermediate

Wednesday

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

1/30 – 3/27

Clague, Upper Gym

$75

2262.611

Cha Cha/Rumba

Wednesday

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

1/30 – 3/27

Clague, Upper Gym

$75

2262.612

Blues

Thursday

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

1/24 – 3/21

Forsythe, Café

$65

2262.613

Latin

Thursday

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

1/24 – 3/21

Forsythe, Café

$65

Dance

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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. BEGINNER Learn basic movements, step combinations and a simple choreography with emphasis on posture and safe body mechanics. INTERMEDIATE You expand and perfect the basic movements learned in Beginning I with emphasis on technique. Instructor: Mary Weed. 9 weeks. FEE: $85 LOCATION: Eberbach Cultural Arts Building CLASS ID#

LEVEL

DATES

DAY

2294.601

Beg.

1/23 – 3/27 Wed

6:45 PM – 7:45 PM

2294.602

Beg.

1/25 – 3/29 Fri

11:00 AM – 12 Noon

2294.603

Interm.

1/23 – 3/27 Wed

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

2294.604

Interm.

1/25 – 3/29 Fri

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

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Ballet Grade 7 – Adult. The timeless movements of ballet can be yours! Each class includes working at the barre, center work, and basic choreography. The curriculum is based on the Cecchetti method, which is a progressive approach in learning ballet. LEVEL II class is for you if you have had two years of previous ballet or with instructor recommendation. POINTE PRACTICE class includes barre warm – ups and center floor practice. Instructor: Dianna Edmonson. 9 or 11 weeks. ID# 2298.601 FEE: $99

1/19 – 4/6 3:25 PM – 4:25 PM

Saturday: Pointe Practice CAB, Room D

ID# 2298.602 FEE: $79

1/21 – 3/25 5:20 PM – 6:15 PM

Monday: Level I CAB, Room D

ID#2298.603 FEE: $99

1/24 – 4/11 6:35 PM – 7:35 PM

Thursday: Level II CAB, Room D

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Dance, Continued

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Break Dance Grade 6 – Adult. Join this most popular and fastest growing dance class and break a sweat dancing to the latest beats! Local and popular dancer Maurice Archer brings his energy to Rec&Ed to teach you break dance moves in a friendly and fun environment.  In this class you build and stamina, develop a confident attitude, coordination, and free expression of movement and rhythm. 8 weeks. ID# 2253.601 FEE: $75

1/24 – 3/21 7:15 – 8:15 PM

Thursday A2 Tech, Gym

Jazz Fusion Fitness that’s fun!

BollyFit & BollyFit Belly Register for both classes and receive a $20 discount. Be fit and smile while you sweat in this high-powered cardiovascular class. Have fun with energizing music from Bollywood and beyond that is synthesized with creative and conscious choreography. Illuminate from within and shed weight within and without in a welcoming community as you emanate presence and reduce stress. BollyFit Belly is everything you love about BollyFit plus a core focus on strengthening the abs in a highly effective yet enjoyable way. This unique BollyFit creation fuses Bollywood with the targeted fluidity and strength of Middle Eastern "belly dancing". No experience necessary, come join us! Instructor: Anuja Rajendra is Creator, CEO and Artistic Director of BollyFit.  9 weeks.    ID# 2193.601 1/22 – 3/26 Tuesday: Bollyfit FEE: $109 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CAB, Room D ID# 2193.602 1/25 – 3/29 FEE: $109 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

In this popular class, artistic director Gina Thompson brings her unique style and choreography to teach you the latest moves in dance. Classic techniques in jazz, funk, and hip hop are taught. A high energy warm-up featuring strengthening, core work, and yoga stretches gives you a great workout. 9 weeks. ID# 2282.601 FEE: $85

1/22 – 3/26 7:35 PM – 8:35 PM

Tuesday CAB, Room D

Hip Hop Grade 8 – Adult. Move to the groove and dance to the latest hip hop and pop beats. Learn challenging choreography filled with style and energy. Get a great workout and learn one of today’s most popular forms of dance. Previous dance experience is recommended. Instructor: Gina Danene Thompson. 9 weeks. ID# 2288.601 FEE: $85

1/22 – 3/26 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday CAB, Room D

Friday: Bollyfit Belly Burns Park Senior Center

Line Dance Line dancing provides a fun way to workout and is great exercise. This dance class is for everyone at any level. You learn several line dances and move to a variety of popular music. Instructor: Earleen Wolford. 8 weeks. ID# 2234.601 FEE: $75

1/28 – 3/25 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM

Monday Scarlett, Cafeteria

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

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Instrumental Music Vocal Music Questions? Call 734-994-2300, ext. 53203

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

Fundamentals of Singing Are you a singer who would like to improve your voice? Do you run out of breath, strain on high notes, or feel you don’t have enough control? Breath, resonance, pitch, and diction will be studied and applied to a variety of musical genres. Materials fee: $15 due to instructor at first class. Instructor: Kelly Close, MA, VMTR. 8 weeks. ID# 1740.601 1/29 – 3/26 FEE: $145 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday Forsythe, Choral Room

Fundamentals of Singing 2 Guitar for Beginners Grades 9-Adult. This beginner guitar class is designed to get you up and strumming in no time. You only need to learn a few chords to play most popular songs in any style of music. Gain the skills to play the basic chords and strumming patterns you need to play your favorite songs. Learn how to tune your guitar and how to read chord charts and TAB. No previous musical experience necessary. Bring your guitar to class. Instructor: Carlos Palomares. 6 weeks. ID# 1762.601 FEE: $95

1/29 – 3/12 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D113

Blues Guitar Grades 9-Adult. Learning to play the blues gives any guitar player a strong foundation regardless of what other styles of music he or she wants to play. All modern popular music has its roots in the blues. Students learn music fundamentals though basic chords, rhythm patterns, songs, and scales that will allow them to have fun playing the blues with others. Those guitar players with more experience will advance their playing by expanding their melodic and rhythmic vocabulary. Prerequisite: Guitar for Beginners or equivalent experience. Bring your guitar to class. Instructor: Carlos Palomares. 6 weeks. ID# 1761.601 FEE: $95

1/29 – 3/12 7:40 PM – 8:40 PM

Meet your individual vocal goals in a small group, supportive atmosphere. The focus in this class is on performance and improving your individual delivery and is recommended for singers with some experience. Each week students will bring a piece to class prepared to perform in front of the class and instructor. Feedback will be offered by the instructor. Instructor: Kelly Close, MA, VMTR. 8 weeks. ID# 1740.602 1/29 – 3/26 FEE: $145 7:40 PM – 9:10 PM

Tuesday Forsythe, Choral Room

Civic Chorus - Spring Ann Arbor Civic Chorus is for adult singers with previous choral experience who want to rediscover the joy of making music with others. This spring the chorus will collaborate with the Ann Arbor Civic Theatre to perform as the onstage chorus in a musical called Chess. Performances: 6/6 – 6/9. New to the chorus? email lindajones4@mac.com Scholarship recipients pay $30. Musical Director: Linda Jones, M.A. 13 weeks. ID# 1770.601 3/4 – 6/3 FEE: $109 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Slauson, Choral Room

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D113

MusIQ Club: Beginning Piano Grades 7 – Adult. Discover a fun, new, innovative approach to learning to play piano! Enjoy individualized instruction in a group setting using computer technology connected to electronic piano keyboards. All equipment is provided. You progress from level to level at your own pace, learning to play the piano with both hands, read music, improvise and compose. An experienced music teacher will guide you through the training in a small group class. This class is open to students with little or no musical background. Fee includes a 90 day trial version of the software to download and use at home. This software is not compatible with Mac computers. Instructor: Warren McArthur, MA. 7 weeks. ID# 1736.601 2/12 – 4/9 FEE: $195 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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Tuesday Bach, Media Center

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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.

Strike Force Bowling Grades 11- Adult. Bowling is a great way to meet friends and get exercise. Fee includes up to two games per week and shoe rental. New participants receive an official Strike Force Bowling Shirt. Staff and volunteers will assist you in ball selection and a good time. Receive a personalized trophy or medal at the last class party. Scholarship recipients pay $65. Instructors: Tom Ellison and Nan Nelson. 12 weeks. ID# 6112.601 FEE: $ 145

1/14 – 4/22 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Monday Colonial Lanes

Cooking Cooperatively Grades 11- Adult. Increase your independence! Learn basic kitchen safety and measuring techniques while creating simple meals. Food safety and cleanliness will be emphasized. A wonderful opportunity for those in independent living situations. Enjoy eating the meal you learn to cook each week. At the end of the session take home a booklet of the recipes. Scholarship recipients pay $45. Instructor: Nan Nelson. 8 weeks. ID# 6102.601 FEE: $ 109

1/23 – 3/20 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday High Point, YA Kitchen

Dinner & A Movie Grades 11- Adult. Enjoy movies? Like to eat? Join us for a fun evening where you make simple meals and watch a new flick each week. Classic movies to new releases are shown. Afterwards, you become the critic during the "Thumbs Up or Down" discussion! Scholarship recipients pay $65. Instructors: Marie Tisdale & Joan Clauss. 8 weeks. ID# 6118.601 FEE: $ 125

1/24 – 3/21 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Thursday High Point, YA Kitchen

TOPSoccer Ages 5-20. Young people with disabilities receive training to play soccer in a caring coaching environment. Generally the participant to staff ratio will be one-to-one. The training program consists of practice drills and small sided games or scrimmages with weekly themes (e.g. dribbling, passing, shooting, integration.) Participants will receive a t-shirt and a certificate of completion at the end of the season. TOPSoccer is offered through a joint program between The University of Michigan, Community Education and Recreation, and Michigan Jaguars.   5 weeks. ID# 3410.601 FEE: $55

1/26 – 2/23: Ages 5-12 Saturday 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pioneer, Small Gym

ID# 3410.602 FEE: $55

1/26 – 2/23: Ages 13-20 Saturday 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pioneer, Small Gym

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

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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 11-week Winter session.

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

4 EASY STEPS TO ENROLL! 1. Read the class schedule online at www.aaps.k12.mi.us/firststeps.home/current_schedule 2. Attend an orientation (listed below) 3. Fill out paperwork and choose a class at the orientation. 4. Pay your fee for Winter 2013

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 $123 for our 11-week Winter Session. Partial and full scholarships are available through AAPS Rec&Ed Go to www.reced.aaps.k12.mi.us/reced.home/scholarships to download application directions and form.

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

WINTER Classes

January 7 – March 30 No classes 2/17-2/24

Winter Orientation Dates Wednesday December 19 at 4:00 PM Monday, January 7 at 5:00 PM Monday, January 7 at 6:00 PM Orientation Location The AAPS Preschool & Family Center 2775 Boardwalk Dr. (N. of Eisenhower Parkway) Families living outside the Ann Arbor School District are welcome to participate although they are not eligible for our scholarship program.

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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.

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

Curious WiggleWorms

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.

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.

Exploring Science & Nature

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

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!

Art & More 3’s & 4’s

NEW!

1 hour class. This Saturday class is a combination of art, movement, music and literature, woven together with a different theme each week. Parents and children listen to stories, learn about famous artists, create works of art using many different media and dance to a wide variety of music. An $8 materials fee, collected at the first class, allows children and parents to work with many professional-grade art materials in a guided setting. No younger siblings please. ONLY offered in winter.

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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 (601); Debbie Walters (602). 9 weeks.

Monday CAB, Room B

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Ages 2-5 & Adult. Through art, you and your child explore a planetarium, aquarium, art museum and other exciting places each week. A fun and unique art project is created for each excursion. Learning and imagination are developed through fun activities. Instructor: Debbie Walters. 10 weeks. ID# 2154.601 FEE: $85

1/22 – 3/26 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Additional Child $75

Tuesday CAB, Room B

Paint & Me Ages 2-5 & Adult. Have fun painting together! Children and caregivers work side-by-side mixing colors and exploring different ways of painting. Your child has fun as he/she develops fine motor skills and learns about color and painting. Instructor: Debbie Walters. 9 weeks. ID# 2151.601 1/22 – 3/26 FEE: $85 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM Additional Child $75

Art with the 5 Senses

Friday CAB, Room B

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1/21 – 3/25 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Additional Child $75

1/25 – 3/29 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM

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Ages 2-5 & Adult. All new stories! Author Eric Carle has written over 60 children's books in which his art and writing engage young children.  Each week your child listens to an Eric Carle story and creates art based on the story.   Head to Toe, Brown Bear Brown Bear, and Little Cloud are just a few of the fun stories your child will discover in this literature – based art class. Instructor: Stephanie Carlson. 9 weeks. EC

ID# 2103.602 FEE: $85

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Tuesday CAB, Room B

ID# 2102.601 FEE: $85

Clay Play

FUN!

1/19 – 3/23 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Additional Child $75

Ages 3-5. Winter is full of wonder for young children. Your child will delight in creating snowflakes, painting with ice, and building a snowman. Exploring winter animals, sports, and celebrations like Chinese New Year and Valentines Day are also some of the “cool” winter themes children will love. This class is an independent experience. Instructor: Stephanie Carlson. 9 weeks.

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ID# 2103.601 FEE: $85

NEW!

1/25 – 3/29 Friday 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM CAB, Room B Additional Child $75

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Ages 3-5. Your child joins art instructor Debbie Walters to create unique works of clay art using a variety of modeling materials. Your child will learn coiling, cutouts, how to make a pinch pot, and other ways to work with clay. Children also have fun making their own play dough to take home. Paint and other craft materials will be incorporated to complete amazing clay projects. Instructor: Debbie Walters. 9 weeks. ID# 2159.601 1/21-3/25 Monday FEE: $85 10:45 AM-11:30 AM CAB, Room B

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Ages 3-5. Children see, hear, smell, touch, and taste their way through this fun art class. Your child creates art that focuses on one of the five senses. Paint with pudding and make musical mobiles, scent collages, 3D sunset scenes, and many other amazing art projects. Instructor: Debra Weldon. 9 weeks. ID# 2158.601 FEE: $85

1/23 – 3/27 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM

Wednesday CAB, Room B

Want more ceramics fun with your child? See page 43 for “Exploring Clay Together”.

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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. 9 weeks. ID#2209.601 FEE: $75

1/19 – 3/23 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Additional Child: $55

Saturday CAB, Room D

ID# 2209.602 FEE: $75

1/24 – 3/28 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM Additional Child: $55

Thursday CAB, Room D

Tiny Tappers Ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy making tap sounds while being introduced to basic tap. This class is an independent experience. Tap shoes required. Instructor: Emily Rogers. 9 weeks. ID# 2219.601 FEE: $75

1/22 – 3/26 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Tuesday CAB, Room D

ID# 2219.602 FEE: $75

1/23 – 3/27 5:05 PM – 5:50 PM

Wednesday CAB, Room D

Preschool Sports

CLASS ID#

DAY

DATE

TIME

2213.601

Saturday

1/19 – 3/23

11:40 AM – 12:25 PM

2213.602

Tuesday

1/22 – 3/26

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

2213.603

Wednesday

1/23 – 3/27

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Creative Dancer Ages 3–5. Boys and girls discovers new ways to dance through role playing and free movement exercises in this popular class. This class is an independent experience. Instructor: Emily Rogers. 9 weeks. ID# 2217.601 FEE: $75

1/19 – 3/23 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Saturday CAB, Room D

ID # 2217.602 FEE: $75

1/24 – 3/28 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Thursday CAB, Room D

Little Ninjas Karate        

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

Preschool Soccer

Age 3. Does your child pretend to be a ballerina? Then he or she will love this introduction to the graceful movements of ballet! Children explore the basic movements of dance designed to teach balance and coordination. Hops, skips, and gallops are introduced in across the floor exercises. This class is an independent experience. Instructors: Dianna Edmonson (601, 602); Emily Rogers (603). 9 weeks. Location: Cultural Arts Building. FEE: $75.

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

Preschool Basketball Program

ID# 3405.601 1/26 – 3/9 FEE: $99 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Hello Toes Ballet

Saturday Bethlehem United Meth. Church, Gym

          

Ages 4-K. Focus, memory, teamwork, discipline, self-control, fitness, balance, and coordination are the focus of this karate class through fun games and activities. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Instructor: Professional Karate Schools of America instructors. 6 weeks. ID# 3313.601 FEE: $29

2/5 – 3/19 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Tuesday Logan, Gym

ID# 3313.602 FEE: $29

2/1 – 3/15 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Friday PKSA Dojang

ID# 3313.603 FEE: $29

2/2 – 3/16 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM

Saturday PKSA Dojang

FEE: $59

For 3 to 5 years olds (preschoolers), must be 3 by start of class. Come to learn the very basics of soccer using FUNdamental games, exercises and imagination.  Players will develop motor skills, balance and movement in a soccer environment. Please wear appropriate shoes (gym shoes) and bring a ball (Size 3). Participants receive a t-shirt.  Instructors: British Elite Soccer Training staff.  4 weeks. CLASS ID#

DAY

TIME

DATES

LOCATION

3407.601

Tuesday

6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

1/22 – 2/12

Dicken, Gym

3407.602

Friday

6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

1/25 – 2/15

Mitchell, Gym

3407.603

Saturday

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

1/26 – 2/16

Clague, Upper Gym

3407.604

Tuesday

6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

2/26 – 3/19

Dicken, Gym

3407.605

Friday

6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

3/1 – 3/22

Mitchell, Gym

3407.606

Saturday

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

3/2 – 3/23

Clague, Upper Gym

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Preschool Dance

Preschool Language

PreBallet

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

Ages 4-5. Learning ballet helps children develop balance, coordination, and stamina. In this traditional-style class created for the older preschooler, students begin to develop basic ballet skills and utilize them in a choreographed routine. Instructor: Dianna Edmonson. 9 weeks. Location: Cultural Arts Building. FEE: $75 CLASS ID#

DAY

DATE

TIME

2212.601

Saturday

1/19 – 3/23

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM

2212.602

Monday

1/21 – 3/25

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

2212.603

Thursday

1/24 – 3/29

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Youth Art

Questions? Call

734-994-2300, ext. 53228

Grades K-3. Everyone is an artist in this class where kids create a variety of art from around the globe. Your child explores a different country each week and will make African masks, Asian landscape scrolls, Moroccan mosaics, Australian Aboriginal "dot paintings" and more. Instructor: Debra Weldon. 9 weeks. 1/23 – 3/27 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday CAB, Room C

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1/20 – 3/24 10:00 AM – 12 Noon Additional Child Fee $175

Sunday CAB, Room A

ID# 2199.602 FEE: $215

1/20 – 3/24 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Additional Child Fee $175

Sunday CAB, Room A

Art After School

FUN!

Grades K-6 & Adult. Fee is per pair. Your child and you explore joint and individual projects. Parents and children learn classical techniques of tile making, slab construction, sculpture, press molding, coiling, and glazes. Fee includes glazing and firing of 3-6 medium to large pieces. Fee includes material costs. Scholarship recipients pay $50 per child. Scholarship 50% recipients pay $133 per child. Instructor: William Schultz. 10 weeks. ID # 2199.601 FEE: $215

1/28 – 4/8 1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Monday Bryant, Room 207

Cartooning and Comics Does you child enjoy drawing cartoons and reading comics books or graphic novels? This is a wonderful opportunity to create a cast of imaginary characters and unique stories. Instructor Chris Reed teaches students how to create memorable characters, dynamic frame compositions, and exciting plot lines while having fun in a sharing, interactive environment. ADVANCED CLASS Students learn additional skills such as advanced character development techniques, script writing, light box techniques, and how to use photographic references to enhance their visual narratives. $25 material fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. 9 weeks. ID# 2111.601 FEE: $89

1/19 – 3/23: Gr. 2-4 Saturday: Beginner 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CAB, Room C

ID# 2111.602 FEE: $89

1/19 – 3/23: Gr. 4-7 Saturday: Advanced 11:10 AM – 12:10 PM CAB, Room C

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Exploring Clay Together

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Ages 3 ½ - 6. Young children love to learn Spanish while playing, singing, and moving their bodies. Toys, flashcards and music are part of this fun and interactive class. Instructor: Language Adventure staff. Scholarship recipients pay $15. 8 weeks. ID# 1407.601 FEE: $95

Art Around the Globe

ID# 2157.601 FEE: $89

Preschool & Kindergarten Spanish

Artful Explorers Grades 2-6. Your child creates 3D art using a variety materials and techniques.  Supervision is provided from 3:45-4:00 for Lakewood students. $3 Materials Fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Instructor: Michelle Kaucheck. 3 weeks. ID# 2113.601 3/12 – 3/26 FEE: $39 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday Lakewood, Art Room

7 or 9 weeks.

CLASS ID#

CLASS

LOCATION

GR

TIME

DAY

DATE

INSTRUCTOR

FEE

2155.601

Fun with Art

Bryant, Art Room

K- 2

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Friday

1/25 – 3/29

Stephanie Carlson

$89

2157.602

Art Around the Globe

Abbot, Art Room

1- 5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Monday

1/28 – 3/25

Debra Weldon

$69

2153.601

Drawing & Painting

Logan, Art Room

1-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Tuesday

1/22 – 3/26

Debra Weldon

$79

2153.602

Drawing & Painting

Angell, Art Room

1-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Wednesday

1/23 – 3/27

Debra Weldon

$89

2153.603

Drawing & Painting

Bach, Art Room

1-5

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Thursday

1/24 – 3/28

Debra Weldon

$89

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Youth Dance

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

Ballet Your child explores the fundamentals of ballet in this traditional-style class. Cecchetti Class gives students the opportunity to train with Instructor Diana Edmonson. Several sessions are required before taking the exam by the Cecchetti Council of America and receive a certificate upon passing. 9 or 11 weeks. Location: Cultural Arts Building. CLASS ID#

LEVEL

GRADE/AGE

DAY

DATE

TIME

FEE

2223.601

Ballet Beginner

K-3

Saturday

1/19 – 3/23

1:20 PM – 2:15 PM

$79

2223.602

Ballet Beginner

K-3

Monday

1/21 – 3/25

4:30 PM – 5:15 PM

$75

2223.603

Ballet Cecchetti Practice

Grade 3-Adult

Saturday

1/19 – 4/6

2:20 PM – 3:20 PM

$99

2223.604

Cecchetti Primary 1& 2

Ages 4-6

Thursday

1/24 – 4/11

4:35 PM – 5:30 PM

$95

2223.605

Cecchetti Primary 3-Gr. 1

K-6

Thursday

1/24 – 4/11

5:35 PM – 6:30 PM

$95

After School Dance

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

Dance class is a great way for your child to develop flexibility, endurance, and self-confidence. Our great dance instructors teach your child the latest dance moves and jazz steps. 6-9 weeks. CLASS ID#

CLASS

LOCATION

GRADE

DAY

DATE

TIME

INSTRUCTOR

FEE

2218.601

Dance Pop

Pattengill, Gym

3-5

Friday

1/25 – 3/22

4:10 PM – 5:10 PM

Amy Thurlow

$75

2232.601

Pure Dance

2218.602

Dance Pop

King, MPR

2-5

Monday

1/28 – 3/25

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Gina Thompson

$55

Bach, Gym

1-4

Wednesday

1/23 – 3/27

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Amy Thurlow

$85

2218.603 2232.604

Dance Pop

Logan, Gym

1-4

Wednesday

1/23 – 3/27

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Vikki Moss

$75

Pure Dance

Wines, Gym

2-5

Friday

2/1 – 3/22

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Rec&Ed Staff

$49

2218.604

Dance Pop

Bryant, Gym

K-2

Tuesday

1/22 – 3/26

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Amy Thurlow

$75

2218.605

Dance Pop

Abbot, Gym

1-4

Friday

1/25 – 3/22

3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Vikki Moss

$65

2202.603

Irish Dance

Angell, Gym

1-4

Monday

1/28 – 3/25

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Sarah Dudgeon

$65

Break Dance

Rec&Ed AllStars

Grades K-5. Popular Break Dance instructor Maurice Archer is fun and enthusiastic. Your child will love learning America’s most popular dance in this energetic class. 7 weeks.

Grades 2 & up. This class is designed for the dancer who has taken several classes at Rec&Ed within the dance curriculum. Each dancer must have mastered basic dance steps including pas de bourree, jazz square, some turns and jumps. The student should also have some performance experience. We recommend that dancers have more than a passing interest in furthering dance education. Outside performance opportunities are possible. Instructor recommendation only. Instructor: Artistic Director Pure Dance Ensemble, Gina Danene Thompson. Students will be assisted by dancers from Pure Dance Ensemble. 9 weeks.

ID# 2253.602 FEE: $55

1/31 – 3/21 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

Thursday Bryant, MPR

Hip Hop with Gina Grades 3-7. Artistic director Gina Danene Thompson brings her extensive training and unique individual style to teaching routines filled with style and energy. This exciting dance program features Hip Hop and Jazz moves. 9 weeks. ID# 2231.601 FEE: $85

1/21 – 3/25 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

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Monday CAB, Room D

ID# 2287.601 FEE: $125

1/20 – 3/24 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Sunday CAB, Room D

Ballet for grades 7-adult is on page 35. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM


Youth Drama

THANK YOU to the Burns Park Players

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

for their generous contribution for scholarships to the Rec&Ed Cultural Arts program.

Drama with Performance Network Grades 2-5. From script to the stage, your child builds a performance. Valuable skills are developed such as listening, articulation, physical awareness and teamwork, as well as basic stagecraft. The program culminates with a performance of fables and folk tales for an invited audience.  Instructors: Becky Fox and Anne Rhoades. 7 or 9 weeks. ID# 2303.601 FEE: $89

1/22 – 3/19 3:50 PM – 5:20 PM

Tuesday Burns Park, Auditorium

ID# 2302.602 FEE: $115

1/24 – 3/28 3:50 PM – 5:20 PM

Thursday Abbot, MPR

Midwinter Break Camps 2/18 – 2/22

Spring Break Camps 4/1 – 4/5

LEGO Design Camp

Grades K-2 Monday-Friday

LEGO Design Camp

ID# 1313.611

9:00 AM – 12 Noon

Hoops & Soccer Camp Full Day

ID# 1313.711

9:00 AM – 12 Noon

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Grades K-5 Monday-Friday

LEGO Design Camp

ID# 3403.620

Hoops Camp

Morning 9:00 AM – 12 Noon

Grades K-5 Monday-Friday

Soccer Camp Morning

ID# 3402.620

Soccer Camp ID# 3401.620

Afternoon 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Writing Camp…Sharpen Your Quill! ID# 2407.601

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

LEGO Design Camp ID# 1313.612

Chess Camp ID# 2415.601

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Grades 3-5 Monday-Friday

Grades K-5 Monday-Friday

9:00 AM – 12 Noon

Writing Camp…Sharpen Your Quill!

Grades 1-6 Monday-Friday

Baseball Spring Training Camp

ID# 2407.701

ID# 3405.620

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Grades K-6 Monday-Friday

Grades 1-6 Monday-Friday

12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Pure Dance Camp 4/1-4/3 ID# 2232.607

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Grades 3-8 Monday-Friday

Chess Camp

Grades 3-8 Monday-Friday

Trading Card Camp

Trading Card Camp ID# 2412.601

ID# 3401.621

9:00 AM – 12 Noon

Grades K-2 Monday-Friday

Grades K-5 Monday-Friday

Grades 3-5 Monday-Friday

9:00 AM – 12 Noon

ID# 1313.712

ID# 2415.701

ID# 2412.701

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Grades 2-6 Monday-Wednesday Grades 3-8 Monday-Friday

Grades 3-8 Monday-Friday

Complete descriptions are online at www.aareced.com

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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# 1312.601 FEE: $175

2/12 – 4/9 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Tuesday Bach, Media Center

ID# 1312.602 FEE: $175

2/12 – 4/9 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday Bach, Media Center

Little Bands Keyboard Lab

FEE: $175

Grades K-2. Fun, exciting and great introduction to basic piano skills! Students learn piano keyboard, music theory, and composition with popular and curriculum songs utilizing the Little Bands Schools unique method of teaching. A performance at the end of the semester will give students a chance to demonstrate the skills and songs they learned. Instructor: Little Bands School staff. 7 weeks.

Little Bands Guitar

CLASS ID#

LOCATION

DAY

TIME

DATES

1312.603

Burns Park, Room A4

Friday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/1 – 3/22

1312.604

Dicken, Music Room

Tuesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/5 – 3/26

1312.605

Northside, Art Room

Monday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/4 – 4/8

1312.606

Wines, Room 100

Thursday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/7 – 3/28

FEE: $175

Grades 3-5. Students will learn the basics of guitar, music theory, and composition while participating in this fun and interactive guitar class. Students will follow a detailed curriculum of popular songs and curriculum songs utilizing the Little Bands Schools unique method of teaching. A performance at the end of the semester will give students a chance to demonstrate the skills and songs they have learned. This fun and exciting class is a great introduction to guitar. Instructor: Little Bands School staff. 7 weeks. DAY

TIME

DATES

1312.607 Eberwhite, Room 102

CLASS ID#

LOCATION

Thursday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/7 – 3/28

1312.608 Lawton, Room 114

Monday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/4 – 4/8

1312.609 Pattengill, Cafetorium

Friday

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

2/1 – 3/22

Little Bands

FEE: $175

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

GR.

LOCATION

DAY

TIME

1312.610

K-2

CAB, Room B

Saturday

12 Noon – 1:00 PM 2/2 – 3/23

1312.611

3-5

CAB, Room B

Saturday

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

2/2 – 3/23

1312.612

K-5

Angell, Room 123

Monday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/4 – 4/8

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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. 

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

1313.601

Allen, Media Center

3-5

LEGO Mindstorms-Battle Bots

Friday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/1 – 3/22

1313.602

Ann Arbor Open, Art Room

K-2

Robotics and Game Animation

Monday

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

2/4 – 4/8

1313.603

Bryant, Resource Room

K-2

LEGO Physics

Thursday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/7 – 3/28

1313.604

Dicken, Music Room

K-2

WeDo Robotics

Wednesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/6 – 3/27

1313.605

Haisley, Art Room

K-2

Robotics and Game Animation

Thursday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/7 – 3/28

1313.606

Pattengill, Cafetorium

3-5

LEGO Mindstorms-Battle Bots

Tuesday

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

2/5 – 3/26

Thurston, Art Room

3-5

Robotics with LEGO Mindstorm

Wednesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/6 – 3/27

1313.607

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.

Robotics with LEGO Mindstorms Grades 6-8. Using the LEGO Mindstorms NXT robot kits, students will become familiar with the fundamentals of computer programming. Then with drag and drop computer language, students program their robots to follow multi-step programs. Integrating “vision”, touch and sound sensors along with individualized challenges teaches students to think outside the box, challenges their minds and prepares them for the world of technology. Instructor: Brain Monkeys staff. 7 weeks. ID# 1313.610 2/6 – 3/27 FEE: $135             3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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Wednesday Clague, Cafeteria

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Youth Chess

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

Youth Chess with Mr. Garrison 7 weeks. Mr. Garrison has been teaching chess to children since 1996. His teams have won numerous state championships. King Elementary School has won the state K-5 team championships four years in a row (2008-11). Thurston Elementary School earned 2nd in the state in 2011. Clague won the state K-6 championship in 2012. Mr. Garrison holds the #1 rank of overall game player (out of over 25,000 players) at www.littlegolem.net, an international thinking games website. He is also the top ranked player in the world at the strategy game “Breakthrough”; one of his long-time chess students is ranked #2! BEGINNING LEVEL 1: Grades K-6. No experience necessary. Students will learn opening strategies and important ending techniques and be introduced to the basic tactics (fork, pin, discovery). BEGINNING LEVEL 2: Grades K-8. Students learn how to attack the king, how to use combinations, defensive ideas and more tactics and endings. Introduction to chess clocks and scorekeeping. 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

1317.601

Intermediate/Advanced

Tuesday

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

2/5 –3/26

King, Multipurpose Room

1317.602

Beginning/Intermediate

Wednesday

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

2/6 – 3/27

Bach, Media Center

1317.603

Beginning/Intermediate

Friday

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

2/8 – 4/12

Thurston, Media Center

Evening Chess

FEE: $99

CLASS ID#

CLASS LEVEL

DAY

TIME

1317.604

Beginning Level 1

Tuesday

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM 2/5 – 3/26

King, Multipurpose Room

1317.605

Advanced

Tuesday

7:00 PM – 8:15 PM 2/5 – 3/26

Thurston, Art Room

1317.606

Beginning Level 2

Thursday

5:30 PM – 6:45 PM 2/7 – 3/28

Logan, Art Room

1317.607

Intermediate/Advanced

Thursday

7:00 PM – 8:15 PM 2/7 – 3/28

Logan, Art Room

1317.608

Intermediate/Advanced

Friday

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM 2/8 – 4/12

Lawton, Media Center

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LOCATION

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Youth Chess with All The King’s Men Grades K-5. BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE: Chess rules and basic tactics are reviewed. Students then delve deeper into more advanced tactics, short and long range strategies, and preparation for tournament play. INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED: Experienced students explore tactical play, short and long-term planning, mating patterns, and game analysis. Students learn tournament play using USCF rules. Instructor: All the King’s Men staff. 7 weeks.

Morning Chess

FEE: $95

Time: 7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

CLASS ID#

LEVEL

DAY

DATES

LOCATION

1321.611

Beg/Int

Thursday

1/31 – 3/21

Lakewood, MPR

1321.612

Beg/Int

Friday

2/1 – 3/22

Wines, Media Center

Afterschool Chess

FEE: $95

Time: 3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

CLASS ID#

LEVEL

DAY

DATES

LOCATION

1321.601

Beg/Int

Thursday

1/31 – 3/21

Angell, Media Center

1321.602

Int/Adv

Friday

2/1 – 3/22

Angell, Art Room

1321.603

Beg/Int

Wednesday 1/30 – 3/20

*AA Open, Art Room

1321.604

Beg/Int

Tuesday

2/5 – 3/26

**Bryant, MPR

1321.605

Beg/Int

Tuesday

2/5 – 3/26

Burns Park, A4

1321.606

Beg/Int

Wednesday 1/30 – 3/20

Carpenter, Room 138

1321.607

Beg/Int

Thursday

1/31 –3/21

Dicken, Media Center

1321.608

Beg/Int

Monday

1/28 –4/8

Haisley, Music Room

1321.609

Beg/Int

Friday

2/1 – 3/22

Lawton, Media Center

1321.610

Beg/Int

Monday

1/28 – 3/25

Pattengill, Cafetorium

* Ann Arbor Open class meets 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM **Bryant class is for Grades K-2. *** Pattengill class meets 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM New students are required to purchase a workbook for $14 on the first day of class.

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

Renewable Energy-Wind Power

NEW!

Grades 3-5. Explore and learn about alternative energy options and practice 21st Century skills in this hands-on class. Students will be building 3 wind turbines, testing a variety of blade designs, generating electricity and measuring efficiency.  All materials are provided giving students a wonderful introduction to wind power. Instructor: Brain Monkeys staff. 8 weeks. ID# 1313.608 2/4 – 4/15 FEE: $165              3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Monday Logan, Art Room

ID# 1313.609 2/5 – 4/9 FEE: $165             3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Tuesday Abbot, Art Room

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Youth 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. 8 weeks. ID# 1409.601 FEE: $49

2/7 – 4/11 3:50 PM – 4:35 PM

Thursday Bach, Music Room

Chinese Language

FEE: $195

Grades K-5. Students learn Chinese language and culture through games, songs, rhymes, character writing and daily conversation based on a highly interactive curriculum. From greetings to school life, time, weather, hobbies transportation and travel, students will head off on an awesome Chinese language learning journey. Continuing students will further develop their language and communication skills with new materials. 15 weeks. CLASS ID#

LOCATION

DAY

DATES

TIME

INSTRUCTOR

1408.601

Eberwhite, Room 102

Friday

2/1 – 5/31

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Alice Chang

1408.602

King, Art Room

Tuesday

2/5 – 6/11

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Yujing King

1408.603

Lawton, Media Center

Thursday

2/7 – 5/30

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Alice Chang

1408.604

Northside, Art Room

Wednesday

2/6 – 5/29

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

Alice Chang

Adult Language? See page 22.

Spanish, French and Japanese Beginning and Intermediate Levels. New and returning students welcome! Grades 1-5. Students enjoy learning Spanish, French or Japanese in this hands-on, interactive class. They learn greetings, going to school, family, pets, clothing, weather, food, community, alphabet and more. They have fun creating simple dialogs and role-playing to practice the language. Each student receives a workbook according to his/her language level. Instructor: Language Adventure staff. 10 weeks. FEE for 20 weeks: $239, Scholarship recipients pay $45. FEE for 10 weeks: $129, Scholarship recipients pay $25. CLASS ID#

LOCATION

LANGUAGE

DAY

DATES

TIME

1401.601

Angell, Room 123

Spanish

Wednesday

1/30 – 4/17

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1401.602

Bach, Media Center

Spanish

Thursday

1/31 – 4/18

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1401.603

*Bryant, Resource Room

Spanish

Monday

1/28 – 4/22

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1401.604

Lawton, Media Center

Spanish

Tuesday

2/5 – 4/23

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1401.605

Wines, Media Center

Spanish

Tuesday

2/5 – 4/23

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1403.601

Burns Park, A4

French

Wednesday

1/30 – 4/17

**4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

1402.601

Bach, Art Room

Japanese

Friday

2/1 – 4/26

**4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

*Bryant is for grades K-2.

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**Supervision starts at 3:45pm.

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Youth Study Skills

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

ACT Preparation Workshops

Finding for the College that Fits

Grades 10-12. Pioneer, Room D117 FEE: $79 Enrolling in the ACT Preparation Workshop helps you prepare to successfully take the ACT test. This workshop is for students taking the ACT during the remainder of the calendar year. The best method for scoring well on the ACT and replacing anxiety with confidence is to be knowledgeable and well prepared. Information and strategies for each section of the test are included. Bring a CALCULATOR and a WATCH WITH A SECOND HAND. A manual is provided for each participant as part of the fee. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Great Lakes Educational Group staff. 1 class.

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

CLASS ID#

DAY

DATE

TIME

1329.601

Tuesday

2/5

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

1329.602

Tuesday

2/26

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

ACT Essay Workshop Grades 10-12. Learn how to organize and write a persuasive essay within the allotted time. The scorer’s rubric will be analyzed so you will understand exactly what is expected within your essay. You will practice writing an essay and receive instructor feedback about ways to improve your writing for the test. Scholarship recipients pay $20. Instructor: Great Lakes Educational Group staff. 1 class. ID# 1335.601 1/22 FEE: $79 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D117

Writing a Winning College Application Essay Parents and Students, grades 9-12. What college application essay secrets compel an admissions officer to slam dunk your application into a college’s acceptance pile? We’ve been successfully coaching college essay writers full-time since 2005—this is advice you need to experience. In this class you’ll go home inspired, with an essay start, a clear plan to finish, sample essays, and a deep sigh of relief. Essay Coaching founder Debbie Merion, M.S.W. 1 class.   ID# 1339.601 3/12 FEE: $35 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Community, Room 213

Writing Essays to Win Scholarships Parents and Students, grades 9-12. How is a well-written essay like a $100 bill? Your essay can be like paper money when it wins scholarships. Learn where to go to win college scholarship cash, and what’s in an essay to compel a scholarship judge to say, “that one— that’s the winner.” Essay Coaching founder Debbie Merion, M.S.W. 1 class.   ID# 1339.602 3/19 FEE: $35 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Community, Room 213

“Excellent useful class for people

starting the college application process.” REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM

ID# 1337.601 2/12 FEE: $35 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday Community, Room 213

Paying for the College that Fits Parents and Students, grades 9-12. Find out where money for college comes from and how to get your fair share. Families will learn about sources of aid, the FAFSA, the College Scholarship Search Profile (CSS), and scholarship searches. Instructor provides resources to help find financial assistance for college. Instructor: John B. Boshoven, M.A., M.S.W. 1 class. ID# 1341.601 2/27 FEE: $35 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Community, Room 213

Shrinking the Cost of College Parents and Students, grades 9-12. Wondering what college to consider and how to pay for the college of their choice? Things you will learn at this workshop that focus on the finances of college are how to tap into the biggest sources of college money, how to find merit based aid at schools, how to discover what any college will really cost you before applying and why it's not just 'A' students who can earn significant financial aid or scholarships from colleges. Instructor: Timothy C. Parros, Certified College Planning Specialist (CCPS). 1 class. ID# 1343.601 3/5 FEE: $35 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM

Tuesday Pioneer, Room D117

ID# 1343.602 3/14 FEE: $35 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM

Thursday Pioneer, Room D117

20 Years of Experience • College & Financial Planning Instructor Timothy C. Parros is a certified College Planning Specialist (CCPS), member of the National Institute of College Planners (NICCP), the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC), the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), and has over 20 years experience in college & financial planning. Rec&Ed WINTER 2013 51


Youth Martial Arts

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

Aikido Grades 1-8. Learn to fly -- and land without getting hurt!   Aikido is a form of Japanese Budo based on the philosophy and martial arts of the Japanese Samurai. Aikido, the way of harmony, involves redirecting an attack by using throws and pins in a fun, noncompetitive atmosphere. You will learn safe falls, throwing and locking techniques. You’ll practice movements that improve flexibility, focus and self control.  Instructor: Wade Davis, Aikido Yoshokai Assoc. of North America.  8 weeks.     ID# 3311.601 1/28 – 3/25 Monday FEE: $65 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM Scarlett, Upper Gym

ID# 3312.601 FEE: $35  

2/5 – 3/19 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM

Tuesday  Logan, Gym

ID# 3312.602 2/1 – 3/15 FEE: $35 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM ID# 3312.603 2/2 – 3/16       FEE: $35        2:00 PM – 2:45 PM   

Friday PKSA Dojang

Kids Power Karate Color Belt

NEW!

Saturday PKSA Dojang    

Grades 1-6. Continuation for students who have achieved a color belt rank in the Kids Power Karate program. You will continue to learn traditional Tang Soo Do techniques and self-defense at a rank appropriate level. Course emphasizes goal setting and personal development in a martial arts setting. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Instructor: Professional Karate Schools of America instructors. 6 weeks. ID# 3312.604 FEE: $35     

2/5 - 3/19 7:45 PM - 8:30 PM  

Tuesday Logan, Gym

Sanchin-Ryu Karate for Self-Defense               Grades K-8.  Children will be trained with proven, age-appropriate techniques that are necessary for kids to protect themselves from attackers using Sanchin-Ryu Karate & Self-Defense and Project: Secure Child (child safety). Class is set in a fun, yet structured environment. Children will achieve great self-confidence and leadership skills through the physical techniques, mental strategies, drills and exercises.  Children focus on healthy attitudes rather than perfection! You work at your own pace. Instructor: Sensei Jason Wikaryasz, certified instructor with 3rd Degree Black Belt.  8 weeks. ID# 3319.601        1/29 – 3/26 Tuesday                                   FEE: $65                  6:45 PM – 7:30 PM           Forsythe, Gym Annex

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Grades 3-9. Junior Judo/Jujitsu instills a strong understanding of the basics of grappling that will improve your child’s wrestling, judo, jujitsu or self-defense skill. Children with varying degrees of skill and experience can easily participate together. In our program, we stress the mutual benefit of working together towards the common goal of being excellent grapplers, while most martial arts programs rely on striking the attacker with punches and kicks. You will notice an increase in your child’s confidence and grappling skill within a few weeks. Instructor: Frank Gerlitz, PhD. 5 Blackbelt Judo, 7 Blackbelt Jujitsu. 7 weeks.                  ID# 3316.601 1/26 – 3/16 Saturday                                           FEE: $59 1:05 PM – 2:05 PM          Scarlett, Upper Gym                                            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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Bully Proofing Parent and Student, ages 3-12. This is a unique opportunity for you to learn and bond together with your child in a physical activity that stresses fun, fitness, and fundamentals. Your child will become more self confident, learn self control, all while improving your parentchild relationship. They will develop physical problem-solving skills that can transfer to many areas of their lives. We use play-based activities and role-playing to practice Judo/Jujitsu based self-defense techniques. Most martial arts programs rely on striking the attacker with violent punches, kicks, knees, and elbows, but we take a different approach. All the techniques are purely defensive and avoid striking. We look forward to providing you and your child with a memorable learning experience. Instructor: Frank Gerlitz, PhD. 5 Blackbelt Judo, 7 Blackbelt Jujitsu. 7 weeks.     ID# 3315. 601 1/26 – 3/16                        Saturday FEE: $59 1:05 PM – 2:05 PM Scarlett, Upper Gym

Tai Chi: Grasp the Sparrow’s Tail Grades 6-9. The regular practice of Tai Chi improves balance, coordination and concentration. Learning this flowing series of movements opens the door to  an understanding of body/mind mechanics. In the process you also learn about setting healthy physical boundaries non-aggressively through Tai Chi’s safe, interactive exercise of Push Hands. Instructor: Wasentha Young, Peaceful Dragon School. 8 weeks. ID# 1825.601 FEE: $119

1/29 – 3/26 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Tuesday Peaceful Dragon School

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Instructional Sports Gymnastics

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

FEE: $79

Boys and Girls, ages 4-Kindergarten and grades 1-5. Gymnastics incorporates strength, flexibility, speed, balance, coordination, discipline and self-esteem into a fun skill building activity.   A combination of floor exercises, vaulting, balance beam, uneven bars and wedge mat is practiced. Your child will progress at his/her own rate.  Age 4-K and LEVEL 1 (Grades 1-5) skills practiced are appropriate for age and experience level.  LEVEL II (Grades 1-5) Prerequisite: Able to demonstrate a Cartwheel.  LEVEL III (Grades 1-5) Prerequisite: Able to demonstrate a Back Walkover. Instructors: Tumble Tot Gymnastics staff. 8 weeks.    

Baton Twirling

CLASS ID #

LEVEL

DAY

TIME

DATE

LOCATION

3201.601

Ages 4-K

Tuesday

5:45 PM – 6:30 PM

1/22 – 3/26

Clague, Upper Gym  

3201.602

Level I-II

Tuesday

6:35 PM – 7:35 PM

1/22 – 3/26

Clague, Upper Gym    

3201.603

Ages 4-K

Saturday

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

1/26 – 3/23

Scarlett, Upper Gym   

3201.604

Level I-II

Saturday

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

1/26 – 3/23

Scarlett, Upper Gym    

3201.605

Level I-II

Saturday

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM

1/26 – 3/23

Scarlett, Upper Gym   

3201.606

Level III

Saturday

11:50 AM – 12:50 PM

1/26 – 3/23

Scarlett, Upper Gym    

 

FEE: $55

Girls and Boys, grades K-8. New or experienced twirlers are welcome. Do you want to learn a new way to express your school spirit?  Individual and group routines with marching and twirling are taught.   Perform for family and friends! You will have the opportunity to participate in an annual recital/awards presentation and parades (not included with the class). If you need a baton, they are measured the first day and the fee is $13-$27 (used batons available).  Instructor: Jenney Gordon, owner Jenney Lynn's Baton Twirling Academy.  7 weeks. CLASS ID#

LOCATION

GR

DAY

TIME

DATE

3430.601

Abbot, Gym

K-5

Tuesday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

2/5 – 3/26

3430.602

Burns Park, Gym

K-5

Thursday

3:50 PM – 4:50 PM

1/31 – 3/21

3430.603

Pattengill, Cafe

K-8

Thursday

6:00 PM–7:00 PM

1/31 – 3/21

3430.604

Slauson, Rec Room

6-8

Friday

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

2/1 – 3/22

Cheerleading Grades 2-7. Are you looking for a new sport? Cheerleading is a sport! You will be taught the skills of cheerleading: cheers, dance and crowd participation. You'll work on improving your strength, flexibility, and endurance. Cheerleading emphasizes teamwork and self confidence. At the end of the session, you have the opportunity to participate in a demonstration of cheers, dance and skills you've learned at a University of Michigan Women’s Basketball game! Instructors: University of Michigan Cheerleaders, and the coaches from the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor Pioneer High School. 6 weeks. ID# 3435.601 1/22 – 3/12 Tuesday        FEE: $75              6:00 PM –7:00 PM Wolverine All Star Gym

Youth Yoga Yoga Flow

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

NEW!

Grades 6-8.  Learn to move and breathe through flowing yoga poses that will improve strength, stamina and flexibility.  This mind body practice is a form of moving meditation that will help build emotional balance and self-confidence.  Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Instructor: J. T. Quon.  8 weeks. ID# 3705.604          1/29 – 3/26                    Tuesday         FEE: $69                   3:00 PM – 4:00 PM          Slauson, Rec Room

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Kid Yoga

FEE: $69

Grades K-5.   Improve your fitness & focus while having fun! This cooperative form of Yoga is held in a stress free environment where kids can explore poses and group activities while building self esteem and teamwork. Mats provided or bring your own. Instructors: Jeri Stroupe (601), J. T. Quon (602, 603).  8 weeks. CLASS ID#

LOCATION

DAY

TIME

DATE

3705.601

AA Open, Aud.

Wed.

3:00-4:00PM

1/30- 3/27

3705.602

Northside, Gym

Mon.

3:50-4:50PM

1/28 -3/25

3705.603

King, MPR

Thurs.

3:50-4:50PM

2/5 - 3/26

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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. NEW!

After School Hoops- Tournament Edition

After School Kicks

Grades 1-5. Check out the new tournament edition of After School Hoops! If your child loves basketball, and wants to be a better basketball player, then join us for the tournament edition of After School Hoops! Coaches will run them through different practice drills in the proper technique of passing, dribbling, shooting, and defensive skill! Offensive and defensive strategies, teamwork skills, conditioning and agility, plus daily scrimmages to get ready for the final tournament. The session will conclude with a tournament to show off your new skills in front of your friends and parents! All levels welcome: new players will learn fundamentals and skills. Continuing players will increase skills and work on game play. Tournament will be separated by ages and skill level. Coaches: One on One Basketball & Sports Training.  7-8 weeks including a tournament on 3/23 or 3/24.

Grades 1-5. Does your child love soccer, and want to be a better player? Coaches will run them through different practice drills in the proper techniques of ball control, ball manipulation, shooting, passing while playing skill games, learning teamwork (sportsmanship), and most importantly having fun! Offensive and defensive strategies, teamwork skills, conditioning and agility, plus daily scrimmages. All levels welcome: New players will learn fundamentals and skills. Continuing players will increase skills and work on game play. Coaches: One on One Sports Training. 6 weeks.  

CLASS ID #

LOCATION

DAY

DATE

FEE      

3402.601

Abbot

Wednesday

1/30 – 3/20

$85

3402.602

Angell

Tuesday

2/5 – 3/19

$75

3402.603

Bach

Monday

1/28 – 3/18

$75

3402.604

Burns Park

Tuesday

2/5 – 3/19

$75

CLASS ID #

LOCATION

DAY

DATE

FEE

3402.605

Dicken

Tuesday

2/5 – 3/19

$75

3401.601

Abbot

Monday

1/28 – 3/18

$75  

3402.606

Haisley

Wednesday

1/30 – 3/20

$85

3401.602

Angell

Friday

2/1 – 3/15

$75

3402.607

Lakewood

Monday

1/28 – 3/18

$75

3401.603

Bach

Tuesday

2/5 – 3/19

$75     

3402.608

Lawton

Friday

2/1 – 3/22

$85

3401.604

Burns Park

Friday

2/1 – 3/15

$75  

3402.609

Logan

Friday

2/1 – 3/22

$85  

3401.605

Dicken

Thursday

1/31 – 3/14

$75  

3402.610

Northside

Tuesday

2/5 – 3/19

$75

3401.606

Haisley

Tuesday

2/5 – 3/19

$75  

3402.611

Thurston

Thursday

1/31 – 3/21

$75

3401.607

Lakewood

Wednesday

1/30 – 3/13

$75      

3402.612

Wines

Wednesday

1/30 – 3/20

$85

3401.608

Lawton

Wednesday

1/30 – 3/13

$75

3401.609

Logan

Thursday

1/31 – 3/14

$75

3401.610

Northside

Friday

2/1 – 3/15

$75

3401.611

Thurston

Tuesday

2/5 – 3/19

$75   

3401.612

Wines

Monday

1/28 – 3/18

$75  

Young people with disabilities, ages 5-20, may enroll in

TOPSoccer. See page 38. Cheerleading and Baton Twirling for girls and boys is on page 53.

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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. 6-7 classes.

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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#

DAY

TIME

DATES

3530.602

Friday

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

1/25 – 3/15

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

Pre-K Swim

FEE: $59

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

DAY

3501.614

Friday

TIME

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

DATES

1/25 – 3/15

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. 6-7 weeks. PRESCHOOL - Parent/child class for 3-5 yr olds. This class will help children practice basic water adjustment skills, preliminary aquatic skills, and increased independence through the use of games and songs. Children work on skills that will prepare them for participation in instructor-led levels. Emphasis is on building confidence and independence from the parent. 7 weeks. CLASS ID#

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LOCATION

DAY

TIME

DATES

FEE

3506.601 Infant/Tot

LEVEL

Scarlett

Saturday

10:00 AM – 10:35 AM

1/26 – 3/16

$59

3501.601 Infant/Tot

Scarlett

Monday

6:50 PM – 7:25 PM

1/28 – 3/11

$55

3506.604 Preschool

Tappan

Tuesday

5:30 PM – 6:05 PM

1/22 – 3/19

$59

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

Tappan – Tuesday & Thursday Lessons

Scarlett – Saturday Lessons 1/26 – 3/16

7 classes

FEE: $59

CLASS ID#

LEVEL

TIME

3516.601

Level 1

11:20 AM – 11:55 AM

3516.602

Level 1

12:40 PM – 1:15 PM

3526.601

Level 2

10:40 AM – 11:15 AM

3526.602

Level 2

12 Noon – 12:35 PM

3526.603

Level 2

1:20 PM – 1:55 PM

3536.601

Level 3

11:20 AM – 11:55 AM

3536.602

Level 3

12:40 PM – 1:15 PM

3536.603

Level 3

1:20 PM – 1:55 PM

3546.601

Level 4

12 Noon – 12:35 PM

3556.601

Level 5

10:40 AM – 11:15 AM

3566.601

Level 6

10:00 AM – 10:35 AM

1/22 – 2/14 3/5 – 3/26

7 classes 7 classes

FEE: $59

1ST SESSION

2ND SESSION

LEVEL

TIME

3516.605

3516.615

Level 1

6:50 PM – 7:25 PM

3526.605

3526.615

Level 2

6:10 PM – 6:45 PM

3536.605

3536.615

Level 3

6:50 PM – 7:25 PM

3546.605

3546.615

Level 4

6:10 PM – 6:45 PM

3576.605

3576.615

Level 7

5:30 PM – 6:05 PM

Competitive Swim 3596.605

FEE: $65

3596.615

Level 9

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Scarlett – Wednesday Lessons 1/23 – 3/13

Scarlett – Monday Lessons 6 classes

First Session Second Session

POOL WATER DEPTHS: Scarlett Pool: 3’6” to 10’ Tappan Pool: 3’ to 10’

1/28 – 3/11

Email: recedswim@aaps.k12.mi.us

7 classes

FEE: $59

CLASS ID#

LEVEL

TIME

3515.606

Level 1

6:00 PM – 6:35 PM

3525.606

Level 2

6:40 PM – 7:15 PM

3585.606

Level 8

7:20 PM – 7:55 PM

FEE: $55

CLASS ID#

LEVEL

TIME

3511.601

Level 1.5

7:30 PM – 8:05 PM

3521.601

Level 2

6:10 PM – 6:45 PM

3531.601

Level 3

6:10 PM – 6:45 PM

3541.601

Level 4

7:30 PM – 8:05 PM

3551.601

Level 5

6:50 PM – 7:25 PM

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

For Adult Swim classes, see page 11. For Scuba classes, see page 10.

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

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

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LOCATION

FEE

3597.601

Monday

7:30 PM –8:30 PM

2/4 – 3/25

Huron, Pool

$59

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Youth 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. Please bring your own racquet or some will be provided in class. Mighty Mite and Beginner classes incorporate USTA 10 and Under Tennis format featuring smaller court size and special balls, making it easier for kids to pick up a racquet and have fun rallying right away! (www.10andundertennis.com).

PLAYER LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS MIGHTY MITE (Ages 5-7) Enjoy learning fundamental skills in this fun, games and rally-based approach to tennis. “Short” racquets provided by instructors on-court. BEGINNER (Ages 8-10, and 11-15) (Offered in Spring, Summer, Fall) Little or no experience; Develop coordination, agility, and ball striking skills in this age-appropriate, rally-based approach to tennis. BEGINNER II (Ages 8-15) Offered in Summer, Fall) Beginner class or equivalent; will continue to refine strokes and build confidence, agility and rally consistency.

ADVANCED BEGINNER (Ages 9-15) Prerequisite: Beginner or equivalent - can rally the ball using both forehand and backhand from mid to backcourt, hit volleys and serve (inconsistently); will review and improve all strokes, learn more about rules by playing interactive live ball games. INTERMEDIATE (Ages 9-15) Prerequisite: Advanced Beginner - can rally from the baseline fairly consistently, feels comfortable at net hitting volleys and overheads, serves fairly consistently from baseline; will work on perfecting all strokes, confidence and consistency, begin match play, and strategy.

Instructional Classes (Indoor) at UM Varsity Tennis Center Participants must wear athletic shoes with non-marking soles. 6 classes. DAY

TIME

DATES

FEE

3603.611 Mighty Mite

CLASS ID#

Sunday

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

2/10 – 3/17

$99

3601.611 Adv. Beginner

Sunday

4:00 PM – 5:15 PM

2/10 – 3/17

$105

3601.612 Intermediate

Sunday

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM 2/10 – 3/17

$105

NEW!

LEVEL

Beginners age 15 and up can attend the morning Adult Beginner classes. See page 12.

Enroll Your Kids in Rec&Ed School Age Child Care Fun, Affordable Care that meets the Needs of active kids... and their Parents!

3 Easy Ways to Register Your Family 1. Download forms online at www.aareced.com/reced.childcare 2. Pick up a registration packet at your child’s school office 3. Stop by the Rec&Ed Office at 1515 S. Seventh St, Ann Arbor, MI The quality care you are looking for is available right at your child’s own school. We provide academic, creative, social and physical enrichment activities that enhance the before and after school hours. For information call 734-994-2300. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM

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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 ___________________________________________________________________

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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-10 c Summer Kindergarten T-Ball, Boys & Girls, grade K c Summer Baseball - Boys & Girls, grades 1-8 c Summer Softball - Girls, grades 1-8

3.

YOUTH #3 NAME _________________________________________________________ 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-10 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)

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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!

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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, January 7 Mail your form and payment to: Rec&Ed 1515 S. Seventh St. Ann Arbor, MI 48103.

Starting Monday, January 7 call 734-994-2300, ext. 53275, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, to register and pay by credit card. Scholarship discounts cannot be accepted by phone. Due to the call volume, you may need to leave a message.

Bring your form to the Rec&Ed office starting Monday, January 7 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday or use the 24 hour Lobby Drop Box. The light will come on when you open the door.

* Mail-in, Drop-off registration forms will be randomly processed in daily batches beginning January 7.

Rec&Ed Policies and Information Scholarship Program

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. Department-wide

ext. 53114

Swim

ext. 53116

Team Sports

ext. 53115

Tennis

ext. 53117

Fitness

ext. 53132

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

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

Detailed Course Descriptions and More Information

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

Winter Registration Forms are on pages 60 & 61. REGISTER AT WWW.AARECED.COM

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C E R ED &

WINTER 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.

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Include payment: Credit from Rec&Ed account:

ADDRESS _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ STREET

CITY

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ZIP

HOME PHONE (_______) ________________________________ WORK PHONE (_________)__________________________________ EMAIL ____________________________________________________________ BIRTHDATE________________ GENDER: M q F q

PAYMENT METHOD:

Credit cards

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$ ___________________

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: $_______________

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Mail entire form to: Rec&Ed WINTER 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.

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C E R ED &

WINTER 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.

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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: $_______________

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Mail entire form to: Rec&Ed WINTER 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.

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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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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)

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)

A. Allmendinger Park....................................................................... (E-7) Pauline Street, between S. Seventh and Main B. Ann Arbor Senior Center.............................................................(I-7) 1220 Baldwin Avenue C. BalancePoint Fitness ...............................................................(D-11) 3770 Plaza Drive, Suite 1 D. Bethlehem United Methodist Church................................ (G-6) 423 S. Fourth Avenue E. Bodies in Balance .........................................................................(G-5) 211 E. Ann Street F. The Chippewa Club .................................................................... (O-9) 2525 Golfside Road H. Colonial Lanes Bowling ...........................................................(H-8) 1950 S. Industrial Highway I. Idelle’s Studio ................................................................................(J-8) 2370 E. Stadium Boulevard, #730 K. Dorian’s Studio............................................................................(D-10) M. Maker Works............................................................................. ( D-11) 3765 Plaza Drive N. Michigan Theater......................................................................... (G-6) 605 East Liberty Street O. Peaceful Dragon School ..........................................................(C-7) 1945 Pauline, Suite B P. PKSA Dojang ...............................................................................(D-11) 3770 Plaza Drive, Suite 2 Q. Sun Moon Yoga Studio.............................................................. (F-5) 404 W. Huron R. UM Varsity Tennis Center .........................................................(G-9) 2250 S. State Street S. Wolverine All Star Gym.......................................................... (N-12) 3460 Ellsworth Road T. Whole Food Market .................................................................... (K-8) 3135 Washtenaw Avenue U. Wright Studio ............................................................................... (G-4) 1342 N. Main Street, #9 V. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory .................................. (G-6) 521 E. Liberty Street OTHER LOCATIONS Baron Glassworks, 838 Railroad Street, Ypsilanti

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