Community Ed & Rec registration now open!

Posted December 10, 2018
Updated December 13, 2018

Plymouth School District Community Education & Recreation will offer a variety of fitness, youth and general-interest courses this winter and spring – a mix of returning favorites plus 12 new opportunities.

Registration is now open for the next session, which will run from January through May. Most fitness and aquatic classes begin the week of Jan. 7.

Please note that our office will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1 during Winter Break, but you still can mail in registration forms or register online during that time.

New wellness opportunities include:

  • LesMills CX Worx™: A low-intensity core workout honing in on the torso and sling muscles that connect your upper body to your lower body. This workout is designed to strengthen your core utilizing your body weight, free weights, and resistance tubing to challenge balance and coordination.
  • Show me the Healthy Weigh/Wellness Coaching: This eight-week healthy-living program will provide tools and strategies on how to eat healthy, maintain or lose weight, manage stress, and improve fitness.
  • Intro to Mindful Movement: Explore the fundamentals of two types of mindful movement, Vinyasa Yoga and Stott Pilates. 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.
  • Lifting Littles: Caregivers will focus on increasing heart rate and building strength using their own body weight and the added weight of a child up to 1 year old.
  • Winter Rec in the Kettles: Join us in various locations throughout the Kettle Moraine for winter activities, including cross-country skiing, snow shoeing and hiking, depending upon the snow cover.
  • Mighty Meats 101: This interactive class offers a broad overview of beef and pork cuts, and which are best with particular types of cooking. Also calculate protein needs, judge fresh meat, prepare a variety of marinades, and enjoy a feast of tasty protein creatively prepared by class participants.
  • Flavor Revelations with Nuts, Seeds & Roasted Fruits: Compose a new flavor palate by creating crunchy toppings for salads, deep-dish casseroles, or tapas. In this hands-on class, learn to roast fruits and stir up flavored seeds while making candied pecans and/or walnuts.
  • Going Green 201: Join the discussion on how to supersize your efforts toward living a greener lifestyle. Intended for people who’ve already made steps toward having a smaller ecological footprint. 

Other new opportunities include:

  • Rainbow Twill Basket: Learn to make a round basket with a wooden 6-inch base. Variegated dyed reed is used for the foundation. The basket is completed with a twill weave and a rolled rim.  
  • Intro to Needle Felting: Learn about needle felting, including 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.
  • Basic Broom Making Part 2 – Whisk Brooms: Discover the art of making handmade brooms from local expert John Holzwart of Plant-Based Services.
  • Community Conversation – Human Trafficking: Learn how traffickers recruit victims, who range from infant to elderly and come from all backgrounds, races, and cultures. Also discover signs to look for and what to do if you think you see trafficking, prevention ideas, safety tips, and trends.

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 2019 Course Listings
• The Winter/Spring 2019 Course Listings went home in the Dec. 7 Friday Folders; and will be in the Dec. 11 Xtra and Dec. 12 Plymouth Review; and at locations throughout the community.
• 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 commedrec@plymouth.k12.wi.us, or visit the Community Ed & Rec office on the north end of Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave.

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The Winter/Spring 2019 session features 12 new opportunities!