student scuba diving in PHS pool

You can learn to Scuba in the safety of the PHS pool!

Wide variety of classes coming in March

Posted February 26, 2018

Plymouth School District Community Education & Recreation is offering classes on tree grafting, retirement planning, fighting inflammation, and learning to Scuba this spring.

Register by March 9 and save $10 on the following classes, which will be held at Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave.:

  • Tree Grafting: Graft and take home two semi-dwarf trees of your choice (apple, pear or plum). Class will meet with John Holzwart of Plant Based Services from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 19; until March 9 the fee is $25, which includes root stocks and scion wood (fruit tree cuttings) for two trees; additional materials will be available for a fee.
  • Retire Right: This comprehensive preparation course is for anyone looking at retiring in the near – or even not-so-near – future. It covers topics such as Social Security, pension choices, Medicare, legal issues, long-term care, and investment management. Class will meet with Jeremy Burri of Veritas Financial from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 and Thursday, March 22; fee is $6 until March 9, then $16.
  • Soothe the Inflammation Fire: Learn how to eat to help reduce inflammation in the body, what supplements help reduce inflammation and what habits increase inflammation. Class will meet with Dr. Dan Francis of Francis Chiropractic from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21; fee is $5 until March 9, then $15.
  • Scuba: Those ages 10 and up can try Scuba in the safety of the PHS pool. Class meets with instructors from Port Deco Divers from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 24; until March 9 the fee is $36 ($28 for Generations members and district residents ages 62 and up), which includes all equipment, supervision and pool time.

There’s also still room in the following:

  • Community Conversation – The Opioid Epidemic: Learn from Aurora Health Care about the factors that led to the opioid problem, how to recognize signs of opioid and prescription drug abuse, and explore simple ways for community members to get involved in prevention efforts. Participants will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7; there is no fee, but you must pre-register by Monday, March 5.
  • From the Garden – Goat Milk & Herbal Soap Making: Participants will learn the basics and then dive into a hands-on experience of making soap, into which they will incorporate whole herbs and goat milk. Participants will go home with soap made in class, along with instructions and recipes for making soap at home. Class will meet with instructor Linda Conroy, owner of Moonwise Herbs, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday March 8; until Feb. 23 the fee is $36 (then $46), which includes all supplies.
  • Yogurt, Kefir, Piima and Soft Cheese Making: This new class is the first in the Home Creamery Series. Participants will make and sample yogurt, Kefir, cultured cream, and cultured butter. After transforming milk into these cultured products, they also will learn to transform them into soft, spreadable cheese. Participants will taste samples, and leave with recipes and a culture to get started at home. Class will meet with Linda Conroy, owner of Moonwise Herbs, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13; fee is $36 until March 2, then $46.
  • Family Fit Gym: This class for one adult and one child ages 5-10 is designed to make working out fun and promote physical activity. Teams will get fit through circuit training, physical education games and relay races. Class will meet with instructor Katie Shuenemann from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays from March 13 to April 17 (except March 27); fee is $18 until March 2, then $28.

Learn more:
Register online; this option allows you to pay with a credit card at no extra charge and to receive immediate confirmation of enrollment.
Print a registration form to mail or bring to Community Ed & Rec, 125 Highland Ave., Plymouth WI 53073.
View or download the complete Winter/Spring 2018 Course Listings.
Visit our Facebook page, where we share information regularly about our many learning and wellness offerings for community members of all ages.
• Call (920) 892-5068, email, or visit the Community Ed & Rec office on the north end of Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave.