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:

  • Saturday Family Swim: Offered from 1 to 2:30 p.m. 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.
  • Student Lap Swim: Students can swim laps in the PHS pool from 3 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from April 8 to May 22; fee is $15 until March 29, then $25.
  • Home Alone: Children in grades 3 to 6 will gain a knowledge of safety concepts for times when they are home without an adult. Students will learn to use 911, what to say when a caller asks for mom or dad, what to do if the lights go out, and how to handle other small emergencies. Class will meet with instructor Denise Roth from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday April 9 and Thursday April 11 at Horizon Elementary School, 411 S. Highland Ave.; fee is $22 until March 29, then $32.
  • Going Green 201: Join a discussion on how to supersize your efforts toward living a greener lifestyle. This new class is for people who’ve already made steps toward having a smaller ecological footprint. Discussion guided by Laura Grunwald, farmer and district garden coordinator, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday April 10; fee is $10 until March 29, then $20.
  • Intro to Needle Felting: This new class will address the various needle choices, tools, and wool that can be used for this craft. All materials are included to complete a basic needle-felted pumpkin. Class will meet with Debra Denzer, owner of Terra Sol Gardens, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday April 11; fee is $39 until March 29, then $49.
  • Basic Broom Making Part 2: Whisk Brooms: Discover the art of handmade brooms, which are beautiful and functional. This new class will meet with John Holzwart of Plant-Based Services from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday April 13 in the Food Science & Ag Center at PHS; fee is $55 until March 29, then $65.
  • Babysitting Clinic: Students in grades 5 through 8 will learn to be better babysitters. A certificate of completion will be issued to each participant. Class will meet with instructor Denise Roth from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday April 15 and Tuesday April 16 in the Riverview Library; fee is $25 until April 5, then $35.
  • The Bubbling Crock: Fermented Vegetables: Join this fun hands-on class and take home ferments made by participants. Class will meet with instructor Linda Conroy, owner of Moonwise Herbs, from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday April 15 at PHS; fee is $35 until April 5, then $45. Bring an apron; all other supplies provided.
  • Intro to Mindful Movement: Explore the fundamentals of two types of mindful movement, Vinyasa Yoga and Stott Pilates in this new class. The Yoga section will introduce asanas, breath work, and the deeper aspects of Yoga. The Pilates section will introduce basic principles, mat work using light resistance tools, and appropriate props. Class will meet with instructor Elizabeth Dietz, 6 to 7 a.m. Tuesdays from April 16 to May 21 in the Fitness Center at Riverview Middle School, 300 Riverside Circle; $30 until April 5, then $40.
  • Scuba: Those ages 10 and up can try Scuba in the safety of the PHS pool. Class will meet with instructors from Port Deco Divers from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday April 17 in the PHS pool; fee is $36 ($28 for district residents ages 62 and up and Generations members) until April 5, then $46. All equipment, supervision and pool time included.

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.

  • Baby Sign Language: Discuss how signs can help you understand what your baby needs, learn signs that will help get you started, and end with songs and finger plays that incorporate baby signs. This class is for parents with a baby on the way as well as parents of babies who are 4-15 months old. (Please do not bring children to class.) Class 25632 will meet with Abigail Anderson, a sign language interpreter with more than 20 years of experience, from 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays from April 1 to 29; fee is $29.63 (seniors $9.50).
  • 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).
  • Gardening in Small Spaces: Gardening up, raised-bed gardening, and wall gardens are just a few of the topics that will be discussed during this session on maximizing small gardening spaces. Class 25608 will meet Wednesday, April 3; fee is $17.92 (seniors $4.50).

Learn more:

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