Current opportunities

Community Education & Recreation offers popular fitness & aquatic classes, as well as learning & wellness opportunities for everyone from toddlers to senior citizens.

 

Quick Links

• View or download the complete September-December 2017 Course Listings.
•  Online registration: this option, which no longer carries a service charge, allows you to pay with a credit card and to receive immediate confirmation of enrollment.
• Printable registration form  to mail or bring to Community Ed & Rec, 125 Highland Ave., Plymouth WI 53073.
 

What is offered?

Upcoming classes include:

  • Worm Composting: Bring the whole family for this new hands-on workshop to learn about composting with worms, a great way to produce natural fertilizer and keep food out of the landfills. Participants will go home with knowledge and a complete compost bin, including red wiggler worms. Class will meet with instructor Laura Grunwald of Perennial Farm from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 in the Food Science & Agriculture Center; fee is $25 until Oct. 6, then $35.
  • Knitted Socks: Participants will make a “bed sock” and also be given a pattern for a more challenging design using superfine sock yarn. Class will meet with Instructor Sharon Schlundt from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays from Oct. 25 to Nov. 15 at Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave. Fee is $35 ($28 for Generations members and district residents ages 62 and up) until Oct. 13, then $45; contact the office for a list of needed supplies.
  • Do You Have the Guts? explores how foods enhance gut health. Your gastrointestinal tract is of key importance to your overall health – if your gut is out of sorts, your health will be too. Dr. Dan Francis of Francis Chiropractic will help participants understand the science of digestive health and provide insight on how various foods encourage friendly gut bacteria, enhancing digestion and therefore overall well-being. Class will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 in the library at Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave. Fee is $5 until Oct. 20, then $15.

  • Make Yogurt & Kombucha: Dr. Jean Francis of Francis Chiropractic and Anne Gamoke, district director of student services, will share their journeys to better gut health by regularly incorporating fermented foods into their families’ daily routines. Dr. Jean will share her recipe for delicious homemade yogurt from the Lebanese tradition, while Mrs. Gamoke will share her passion for brewing kombucha, a fermented tea drink. Both are friendly to gut health. Samples of Dr. Jean’s creamy yogurt and Mrs. Gamoke’s latest brew will be available. Class meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8; fee is $15 until Oct. 27, then $25. This is the second class in our Gut Series, along with Do You Have the Guts?
  • Terrarium Workshop: Create your own gallon-sized terrarium to be used as a gift or holiday decoration. Learn tricks and tips for design, planting and care. Containers, charms, decorations, and three plants (some from our greenhouse!) will be provided. You may bring your own container and other decorations. A complimentary bowl of homemade soup will be provided. Class will meet with instructor Naomi Borgenhagen from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7 in the Food Science & Agriculture Center; fee is $27 until Oct. 27, then $37.

     

View online descriptions of all of our current general, fitness, aquatic and youth & family courses.

View or print a copy of our current course guide. Copies also may be found at locations throughout the community.

 

How do I register?

Register online: By registering online you can pay with a credit card and get immediate confirmation of enrollment. No more service charge!

Print a registration form: Mail or bring it to our office in Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave., Plymouth WI 53073.

Learn more:

• Email us at commedrec@plymouth.k12.wi.us.
• Call us at (920) 892-5068.
• Stop by our office on the north end of Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave.
Sign up for our e-newsletter, which is sent each month and when registration opens for each session.
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LTC classes at PHS

Lakeshore Technical College offers a number of classes in the LTC-Plymouth Science and Technology Center at Plymouth High School.

Upcoming classes, which meet from 6 to 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted, include:

Technology

  • App Attack Apps for Everyday Life: Learn about the many apps available to you for free or at a nominal cost on your smart phone or tablet. Class 65626 will meet Mondays from Oct. 23 to 30; fee is $24.33 ($4.50 for those ages 62 and above).
  • iCloud: Learn how iCloud, an Apple-based product, gives you access to your music, photos, contacts, calendars, documents, and more from your Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Windows Computer. Class 65653 will meet Thursday, Nov. 16; fee is $17.72 (seniors $4.50).
  • Introduction to Twitter: Gain proficiency utilizing the social media sensation Twitter. Students will receive pointers on how to get started, and learn what hashtags are, how to tweet and retweet, what it means to “follow” someone and how to use twitter to communicate directly with others. Class 65660 will meet Tuesday, Dec. 5; fee is $17.72 (seniors $4.50).

Agriculture and Landscaping

  • Putting Your Perennials to Bed: Learn how and when to put your perennials to bed for the winter, as well as how to get the most out of your perennials and make spring clean-up easier. Also find out which perennials can be successfully planted in fall. Class 66009 will meet Wednesday, Oct. 25; fee is $17.72 ($4.50).
  • Beekeeping - Level 2: This class focuses on the needs of an established hive, including feeding methods, managing pests and parasites, and identifying and treating infectious organisms. Class also will cover trouble-shooting and common challenges of ongoing hive management. Class 65933 will meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11; fee is $17.72.
  • The for-credit class Farm Operator - Business Management covers basic business management practices, including development of a business plan; mission and goal statements; short- and long-range goals; identification and implementation of alternatives for reaching goals; and development of strategies to monitor progress. Other topics include human resource management and safety. Class 60635 will meet from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Thursdays from Nov. 30 to March 22; fee is $143.97.

Lifestyle and Leisure

  • Small Engine Repair: Learn to perform maintenance on all small engines, including how to troubleshoot, make minor repairs, and set up a maintenance routine. Class 65651 will meet Tuesdays from Nov. 7 to 28; fee is $44.16.

Learn more:
• To register, call LTC at (888) 468-6582.
View or download a complete guide to LTC personal enrichment classes this fall.