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

• Winter/Spring 2019 Course Listings.
• Spring 2019 guide to LTC enrichment classes.
• 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 and events include:

  • Friday Playgroup: Kids of all ages with their caregivers can get the wiggles out at this parent-supervised group. A brief activity will be provided, along with time for free play. Space is limited, so be sure to register. Playgroup will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Fridays through May 17 (except March 29 and April 19) at the Plymouth Youth Center; fee is $10 per family.
  • Winter Rec in the Kettles: This is a new, winterized version of our popular Hiking Club. Join us each weekend through February at various locations for winter activities, including cross-country skiing, snow shoeing and hiking, depending upon the snow cover. Equipment will be available from Community Ed & Rec. There is no fee, but please call to register and reserve equipment by noon the Thursday before each outing.
  • Free Film “Leave No Trace”: This PG-rated movie tells the story of Will and his teenage daughter Tom, who have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Ore. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with their new surroundings, Will and Tom set off on a harrowing journey back to their wild homeland. The movie will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 in the Acuity Auditorium at Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave.
  • Saturday Family Swims: Offered from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Feb. 2 and 16, March 2 and 16, and April 6 in the PHS pool. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should bring their own towels. Fee is $6 per family each time. No registration is necessary, but come on time because the pool may close if there are not enough participants.
  • Scuba: Those ages 10 and up can try scuba in the safety of the PHS pool. All equipment, supervision and pool time is included. Class will meet with instructors from Port Deco Divers from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 19; fee is $36 ($28 for district residents ages 62 and up and Generations members) until Jan. 4, then $46. An identical class will be offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17.
  • Grow Your Own Microgreens: Microgreens are a powerhouse of nutrients and great for adding flavor to salads, sandwiches, or soup. All materials will be provided for you to grow your own on your kitchen counter. You will be able to harvest your delicious crop about two weeks after planting it. Class will meet with instructor Debra Denzer of Terra Sol Gardens from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 at PHS; fee is $26 until Jan. 11, then $36.
  • Fantastic Friday: The next event on Jan. 25 features ice skating at Sheboygan Lakers Ice Center and the movie “Arctic Justice” at Marcus Cinema. Supervision is provided by child-care workers and Youth Center staff, but the events are open to all area students in 4K through 8th grade. Participants should be dropped off by 9 a.m. at Horizon Elementary School, 411 S. Highland Ave. and are expected to return there around 3:30 p.m., but care is available from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at no additional charge. The early registration fee is $30 until Jan. 18, then $45; no refunds will be provided. Students should bring a lunch with a beverage, as well as warm socks for skating.
  • Child Swim Lessons: Our staff has decades of experience teaching children to swim, using the American Red Cross six comprehensive course levels. Children must be 50 inches tall for Level 1, and participants in all other levels must have passed the previous level. Classes meet Saturday mornings (times vary by level) from Jan. 26 to March 16 at PHS; fee is $41 until Jan. 11, then $51.
  • Adult Swim Lessons: This class, taught by adult instructors, is for adults who want to feel more comfortable in the pool, improve their swimming ability, or alleviate their fear of water. Class will meet from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Saturdays from Jan. 26 to March 16 at PHS; fee is $41 until Jan. 11, then $51.
  • Artisan Sourdough Bread: Participants will sample a variety of loaves and breadsticks while learning the art of bread-making. Everyone will leave with two loaves at various stages in the bread-making process, a starter of sourdough, and step-by-step instructions. Class will meet with instructor Kate Pearce, a registered nurse and nutrition specialist, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at Plymouth High School. Fee is $35 until Jan. 18, then $45.

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 many classes for community members in the LTC-Plymouth Science and Technology Center at Plymouth High School, located at 125 Highland Ave. Classes meet from 6 to 9 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Technology classes

  • How to Use Your Smart Devices-Android Products: Learn how to make the most of your Samsung cell phone, tablet, HTC smart phone or other Android devices. Learn operating basics for your device and get questions answered. Please bring your device and power and connection cords. Class 25595 will meet Mondays from Jan. 28 to Feb. 4; fee is $24.63 ($4.50 for those ages 62 and up).
  • App Attack Apps for Everyday Life: Learn about the many apps available for free or at a nominal cost for your smart phone or tablet. Apps can assist you in your daily tasks, travel, budgeting, entertainment, and much more! Class 25598 will meet Mondays from Feb. 11 to 18; fee is $24.63 (seniors $4.50).
  • Computers: Word 2016-Level 1: Develop basic computer skills as you create documents using Microsoft Word 2016 by inserting/deleting text, formatting text, setting line spacing, aligning documents, using templates, changing margins, and using the spelling/grammar function. Class 25637 will meet Tuesdays from Jan. 29 to Feb. 5; fee is $31.13 (seniors $11), which includes a jump drive to keep.
  • Computers: Word 2016-Level 2: Develop intermediate computer skills in Word 2016 as you evaluate the layout of Word documents. Class 25638 will meet Tuesdays from Feb. 12 to 19; fee is $31.13 (seniors $11), which includes a jump drive to keep.
  • Computers: File Management: This class covers all forms of file management and file maintenance, giving a firm understanding of how and where files are saved. You need experience with computer usage, such as mouse and keyboard skills. Class 25606 meets Wednesdays from March 13 to 20; fee is $24.63 (seniors $4.50).
  • Internet Basics and Beyond: Provides you with skills to explore the Internet and utilize it as a resource tool; apply e-mail concepts and advanced web techniques to obtain the best results; demonstrate web browser features; manage favorites and history lists; print a web document; copy and paste information from the Web to another document; navigate and refine search sites to local useful information; and apply concepts learned through personal exploration. Experience with Windows environment and using a mouse is required. Class 25607 will meet Tuesdays from April 2 to 9; fee is $24.83 (seniors $4.50).

Learn more:
• To register, call LTC at (888) 468-6582.
• View or download the Spring 2019 guide to LTC Enrichment Classes.