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SPRING & SUMMER 2018


FAMILY & ALL AGES / VARIETY

JIMMY JOHNS FIELD NIGHT
Let the Auburn Hills Parks & Recreation take you out to the ball park on Fireworks Friday! Meet at the Community Center and let us worry about driving and parking! Space is limited.
Location:        Jimmy John Field   
Date:               Friday, 8/17/18
Time:              6:00PM  #313370
Fee:                $13 Resident / $15 Regular

C
ROSS TRAINING WITH FOREVER FIT (Ages 13+)
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!
Location:        Community Center Back Patio/Gym 
                                                      
Fee:                  $30 Resident / $40 Regular (8 sessions)
                           Drop In $5.00
 
Date:               Saturday, 4/7/18 – 6/2/18 (No 5/26)
Time:              10:15AM – 11:15AM #223659
 
Date:               Saturday, 6/9/18 – 7/28/18
Time:              10:15AM – 11:15AM #334740A
 
Date:               Saturday, 8/4/18 – 9/22/18
Time:              10:15AM – 11:15AM #334740B
 
JAPANESE SWORDSMANSHIP (Ages 14+)
Learn traditional Toyama Ryu Iaido swordsmanship taught by Rick Brady Sensei.  Classes focus on martial arts principles, self-discipline, balance and control.
Location:        Community Center Studio
Fee:                   $52.00 Resident / $65.00 Regular (10 sessions)
 
Date:               Thursdays, 3/29/18 – 5/31/18
Time:              7:30PM-8:30PM #223500
 
Date:               Thursdays, 6/14/18 – 8/16/18 (No 7/5)
Time:              7:30PM-8:30PM #314016
 
FITNESS ROOM
Auburn Hills residents can work out in the fitness room for free! 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 ACTIVITIES
Stop by the Community Center to participate in the following gym activities:  Court Games (badminton, basketball, volleyball), Pickleball 55+, Pickleball 16+, Open Walking, and Basketball. Schedules are available online and at the Community Center. 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.
 
TABLE TENNIS & PING PONG
Stop by the front desk to sign in and sign out the equipment.
Fee:    FREE Resident / $5 Regular
 
SPRING
Date:               4/1/18 – 5/31/18
Time:              Thursdays, 8:30AM - 4:00PM
                        Fridays, 2:00PM - 5:30PM
                        Saturdays, 2:00PM - 6:00PM
 
SUMMER
Date:               6/1/18 – 8/31/18
Time:              Saturdays, 2:00PM - 6:00PM
 
PICKLEBALL
 
SPRING – 4/1/18 – 5/31/18
Three indoor courts available for play. Players must sign in at the front desk before entering the gym. Regular gym fees apply. Bring your own equipment or use ours.
Time:              Wednesday nights, see the gym schedule for details
 
SUMMER – 6/1/18 – 8/31/18
Three outdoor courts available to play. Bring your own equipment or borrow ours by signing it out at the front desk. All courts are closed during City events or lessons.
 
CPR / FIRST AID COURSES (Ages 14+)
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, 4/7/18 – Basic First Aid #233280
                       Saturday, 5/5/18 – Adult/Child CPR #233260
                       Saturday, 6/2/18 – Infant CPR #233270
Time:              9:00AM – 12:00PM
Fee:                 $5.00 Resident / $30.00 Regular
 
STOP THE BLEED
B-CON – Bleeding Control Education Program. Excessive blood loss is the leading cause of death for trauma patients. Would you know what to do? Education can prepare the public to stop life threatening bleeding. Community education program sponsored by St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. Call 248-858-3301 to register. (1 session each)
Location:        Auburn Hills Community Center
Date:               Thursday, 4/12/18
                       Thursday, 6/7/18                      
                       Thursday, 8/9/18                      
Time:              6:00PM – 7:00PM
Fee:                 FREE
 
YOUTH CAREER MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
Do you see yourself as a successful and passionate professional in your field and wanting to give back to the next generation? Apply to be a Youth Career Mentor with the City of Auburn Hills today. We are currently seeking qualified professionals to share career planning with teens in this Auburn Hills Teen Council program. Business, Automotive, Graphic Design, Government, Hospitality, Finance, IT, Robotics, Trades, and more wanted.




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

 

CAMPING AT HAWK WOODS
Now is the time to plan your camping trip at Hawk Woods!  Enjoy six beautiful log cabins with overnight accommodations for 40 guests and a two-story 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. Call today for availability.
Cabins that Sleep 6 per night - $40 Resident / $50 Regular
Cabin that sleeps 10 per night - $60 Resident / $80 Regular
Lodge with kitchenette per hour - $20 Resident / $30 Regular / Free when renting all six cabins
Deposit - $50
 

EARTH DAY
Earth Day is April 22, 2018 and we are celebrating all week! Join us in caring for the Earth though a variety of activities 4/20/18-4/28/18. Check the website and facebook for more details.

WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY
We will celebrate this special day with guided walks and bird migration simulations during this all ages activity. A display of our collection of beautiful Michigan song birds, donated to Hawk Woods, is available to view as well.
Location:        Hawk Woods Nature Center
Date:               Saturday, 5/12/18
Time:              10:00AM – 12:00PM #214012
Fee:                FREE Resident / FREE Regular
 
BOY SCOUTS MERIT BADGES – SINGLE SESSIONS
Mr. Mike is continuing our Boy Scout merit badge sessions. Sessions meet on Wednesday evenings or Saturday mornings through the season, check online for the full listing. Scouts should bring Blue Cards and Worksheets, and are encouraged to begin with the merit badge booklet or online readings.
Location:        Hawk Woods Nature Center
Date:               Varies, please check the website
Time:              Varies, please check the website #314171
Fee:                $5 Resident / $8 Regular


APRIL 2018
  • A- Wednesday, 4/4, Nature, 7-8pm
  • B- Saturday, 4/7, Plant Science, 10-11am
  • C- Wednesday, 4/18, Gardening, 7-8pm
  • D- Wednesday, 4/25, Environmental Science, 7-8pm
  • E- Saturday, 4/28, Sustainability, 10-11am

MAY 2018

  • F- Wednesday,5/2, Reptiles & Amphibians, 7-8pm
  • G- Saturday, 5/5, Gardening, 10-11am
  • H- Wednesday, 5/9, Bird Studies, 7-8pm
  • I- Wednesday, 5/16, Geology, 7-8pm

JUNE 2018

  • J- Wednesday, 6/6, Weather, 7-8pm
  • K- Wednesday, 6/13, Soil & Water Conservation, 7-8pm
  • L- Wednesday, 6/20, Personal Management, 7-8pm
  • M- Wednesday, 6/27, Geocaching, 7-8pm

JULY 2018

  • N- Wednesday, Emergency Preparedness, 7/11, 7-8pm
  • O- Wednesday, Stamp Collecting, 7/18, 7-8pm
  • P- Wednesday, Citizenship in the Nation, 7/25, 7-8pm

AUGUST 2018

  • Q- Wednesday, Insect Studies, 8/1, 7-8pm
  • R- Wednesday, Space Exploration, 8/8, 7-8pm

 Contact Mr. Mansour for details at: mmansour@auburnhills.org

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:               Friday/Saturday, 5/25/18 – 5/26/18
Time:              4:00PM check in -12:00PM check out #214011
Fee:                $10.00 Resident / $12.00 Regular