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SPRING & SUMMER 2017 CLASSES


Art, Culture & Learning

Bollywood
Bollywood is a dance form inspired by Indian movies.  This style of dance, which is fun and energetic is a fusion of Indian classical, Indian folk and western dances.  Class will focus on teaching a step-by-step dance choreography to one of the popular Bollywood songs.  Dress comfortably and no footwear while dancing!  Ages 13+.
Location:        Community Studio
Fee:                $64.00 Resident / $80.00 Regular (6 sessions)
Register:        At least one week prior (no May 27) 

Date:               Saturdays, 4/22/17 - 6/3/17
Time:              2:00PM –3:00PM #214007 

Date:               Saturdays, 7/15 /17 – 8/19/17
Time:              2:00PM – 3:00PM #312850
 

Detroit Institute of Arts County DaysSaturday, April 29th
Ever want to visit the DIA? The DIA is offering a Free opportunity for Auburn Hills residents to visit the Detroit Institute of Arts.  Browse the museum’s collection, take part in a free drop-in art making workshop.  General museum admission is FREE.  Transportation provided.  Depart the Community Center at 9:30AM & return approximately at 3PM.  Reservations required.  Please call the DIA at 313-833-4005 to register. 

SELF-PROTECTION SEMINAR
Master Instructor, National Champion, and silver medalist at both the 2014 & 2016 World Karate Championships, Kirk Rehn, leads this program for men, women, and teens.  This will be a self-protection seminar based on core principles within the martial science curriculum.  Awareness of one’s environment along with basic movements of self-protection will be emphasized.  If you care about your own or your loved ones safety, do not miss this class.  Please wear loose fitting athletic clothing. 
Ages 13+.
Location:        Community Center Seyburn B
Date:               Saturday, 4/8/17
Time:              1:00PM – 3:00PM #215001
Fee:                $10 Resident / $15 Regular


Fitness

 

CROSS TRAINING WITH FOREVER FIT
Ready to spice up your workout routine?  Cross training involves a set of exercises that mixes cardio, aerobic, strength training, and flexibility for a total body workout. Class includes certified instructor and live DJ each week! Ages 13+. 
Location:        Community Center Back Patio/Gym                                                       
Fee:                $30 Resident / $40 Regular (8 sessions)                       
Drop In $5.00
Register:        At least one week prior (No class April 15, May 27, Sept. 2)

 
Date:               Saturday, 4/1/17 – 6/3/17
Time:              10:00AM – 11:00AM #223659 

Date:               Saturday, 6/10/17 – 7/29/17
Time:              10:00AM – 11:00AM #334740A 

Date:               Saturday, 8/5/17 – 9/30/17
Time:              10:00AM – 11:00AM #334740B
 


COUCH TO 5K
Join the Socially Motivated Wellness Club! Take the time for yourself and train for a 5k race or just have a group to run or walk with during the week.  Each week will feature speakers with topics to include stretching, nutrition, yoga, mindfulness and other aspects of wellness. Our running programs use a run/walk/run method of training in every workout means that ANYONE can participate. During the group workout you will build your endurance and then you will be asked to run or walk on your own two other times during the week, which builds your stamina. Registration includes entry into 2 local races during 2017, a training shirt, shoe tag and discounts at Hanson’s Running Shops, and more.   For more information contact sue@somowellness.com or 248-342-1009. Ages 16+
Location:        Community Center
Fee:                $55.00 Resident / $68.00 Regular (7 sessions)

Date:               Tuesdays, 6/6/17 – 7/25/17
Time:              6:30PM #316900A
Register by:   May 30 (no July 4th)
 

Date:               Tuesdays, 8/8/17 – 9/19/17
Time:              6:30PM #316900B
Fee:                $55.00 Resident / $68.00 Regular (7 sessions)
Register by:   August 1

 
JAPANESE SWORDSMANSHIP
Learn traditional Toyama Ryu Iaido swordsmanship taught by Rick Brady Sensei.  Classes focus on martial arts principles, self-discipline, balance and control.    Ages 14+
Location:        Community Center Studio
Fee:                $52.00 Resident / $65.00 Regular (10 sessions)
Register:        At least one week prior (No 4/20) 

Date:               Thursdays, 3/30/17 – 6/8/17
Time:              7:30PM-8:30PM #223500 

Date:               Thursdays, 6/15/17 – 8/17/17

Time:              7:30PM-8:30PM #314016
 
FITNESS ROOM
Did you know that if you are a resident of Auburn Hills you can work out at the Community Center free of charge?  All you need to do is stop by the Community Center and show your driver’s license with your Auburn Hills address and we will issue you a Community Center card. Hours of operation are Monday- Friday, 8AM- 8:30PM and Saturday, 10AM- 8:30PM. The Fitness Room includes treadmills, elliptical machines, a multi-station strength machine, stationary bike and more.  Showers and lockers are available-please bring your own lock.  Children 12 and under are not allowed in the Fitness Room.  13- 17 year olds must be signed up for the Teen Fitness Program to participate. Corporate Fitness Card available for those who work in Auburn Hills for $100 annually.
 
GYMNASIUM ACTIVITIESStop by the Community Center to participate in the following gym activities:  Court Games (badminton, basketball, volleyball), Pickleball 55+, Walking 55+ and Open Basketball. You can also play Ping Pong table in the studio on different days.  Stop by the Community Center and pick-up a current schedule. The cost is free to residents and $5 per non-resident guest.  2 guest limit per resident, per visit for basketball.  Check in required at the front desk. 

CPR / FIRST AID COURSES
Learn valuable life-saving skills that you could use to help a friend or family member by taking a CPR or First Aid course taught by an instructor from the Auburn Hills Fire Department.  Courses are three hours in length and include American Heart Association certification card.  Limited to 10 participants/must have minimum of 5 to run class.
Location:        Auburn Hills Public Safety
Dates:            Saturday, 4/1/17 – Basic First Aid #233280                       
                      Saturday, 5/6/17 – Adult/Child CPR #233260                       
                      Saturday, 6/3/17 – Infant CPR #233270
Time:              9:00AM – 12:00PM

Fee:                $5.00 Resident / $30.00 Regular
Register:        At least one week prior to each class



E. Dale Fisk Hawk Woods Nature Center
 
3799 Bald Mountain Rd.


 

FIELDTRIPS TO HAWK WOODS

Plan now to bring your class to Hawk Woods for a day of natural science explorations and outdoor adventures.  School camping is also an option.  Nothing can have more of an impact than outdoor instruction and guided adventures. Our Naturalist Mr. Mike has been teaching environmental outdoor education for the past 44 years and remains a vibrant teacher every day. Transportation grants available at: www.michiganplt.org through the Wheels to Woods program.


CAMPING AT HAWK WOODS

Now is the time to plan your camping outing at Hawk Woods.  We have six beautiful log cabins with bunks for 40 campers and a super lodge for gatherings.  Nothing can beat a peaceful walk in the woods or a time resting by the pond on an evening sunset.  Campfires late into the star lit night bring life long memories.  All of this awaits you and your family for a nominal charge.  Call Parks & Recreation at 248-370-9353 for reservation information!

 

NATURE PROGRAMS BROUGHT TO YOUR CLASSROOM

This winter, Mr. Mike will bring nature to your classroom.  Each program takes about 45 minutes with a cost of $25 or 40 pound bag of black oil sunflower birdseed donation per class for materials.  Call (248)370-9353 for more information or to receive a brochure.

 

SCOUTING MERIT BADGE PROGRAMS   

Throughout the spring and summer, scouting programs are available and directed by Mr. Mansour who is a certified Merit Badge Counselor.Hikes, Merit badges, and Live Animal programs can all be scheduled for your troop. Contact the Community Center to schedule your program.

 

BOY SCOUT MERIT BADGE - COOKING

The cooking merit badge has become a significant step in Boy Scouts and is now required for becoming an Eagle Scout. Once registered, Mr. Mansour will send pre-requirements for Scouts as they prepare for this challenge. It is encouraged for Troop Leaders to register 4 Scouts to become a team. Plan and cook meals for this overnight learning expedition. Scout Leaders or a parent are required to attend with a group of 2 or more scouts. Each adult needs to drive their group to the grocery store to pick up their supplies once the meals are planned out. Food expenses are not included in the registration price.

Location:        Hawk Woods Nature Center

Date:               Saturday/Sunday, 4/8/17 – 4/9/17

Time:              10:00AM check in -10:00AM check out #214011

Fee:                $10.00 Resident / $12.00 Regular

Register:        By April 1



HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMS INTRODUCTION

Learning outdoors offers great potential to making science, math and language arts bring excitement to learning. Outdoor teaching skills will be explored as we walk our trails in the forest, marsh, pond, and meadows. Hawk Woods offers a variety of habitats and a log cabin setting making learning an adventure. Join us in this program introduction of classes available for homeschool families in the 2017/2018 school year.

Location:        Hawk Woods Nature Center

Date:               Thursday, 5/11/17

Time:              10:00AM – 12:00PM #214009

Fee:                FREE Resident / FREE Regular

Register:        By May 3

 

INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION DAY

We will celebrate this special day with a display of our newest collection of beautiful Michigan song birds donated to Hawk Woods by B.C.Cotter, a retired Pontiac Northern High School biology instructor. Guided walks and bird migration simulations will be featured. This is an open house style event where you can come any time while the event is scheduled. We recommend at least one hour to participate in all of the activities. All ages welcome.

Location:        Hawk Woods Nature Center

Date:               Saturday, 5/20/17

Time:              10:00AM – 3:00PM #214012

Fee:                FREE Resident / FREE Regular

Register:        By May 13