Current offerings

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


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Fall 2023 Course Guide NEW!
Online registration: This option allows you to pay with a credit card and to receive immediate confirmation of enrollment.
Printable registration form: Mail to Community Ed & Rec, 125 Highland Ave., Plymouth WI 53073.
• Community use of the PHS Fitness Center
Track/Hall Walking information

How do I register?

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

Print a registration form: Mail it with a check to Community Ed & Rec, 125 S. Highland Ave., Plymouth WI 53073.

In-person registration: Visit our office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Park in the visitor lot in front of Plymouth High School and enter Door 18.


2023-24 school year

Middle-school sports

Area students can register now to be part of 2023-24 Riverview Middle School athletic teams! These opportunities, coordinated by Plymouth School District Community Education & Recreation, are open to all area middle-school students, including those who are homeschooled or attending parochial schools.

With the exceptions of Dance Team and Golf, these are interscholastic programs, where Riverview teams travel to compete with area middle schools. Most teams practice after school at Riverview, 300 Riverside Circle.

Registration is open for these 2023-24 athletic opportunities:

  • Dance Team: for students in grades 6-8, offered October-December
  • Boys Basketball: for boys in grades 7-8, offered November-December
  • Girls Basketball: for girls in grades 7-8, offered January-February
  • Wrestling: for grades 5-8, offered January-March
  • Golf: for grades 6-8, offered April-May
  • Tennis: for grades 7-8, offered April-May
  • Track & Field: for grades 7-8, offered April-May

Students must be registered before they can participate, via the MyRec registration system. (Parents/guardians will need to create a MyRec account, if they do not already have one.) In addition, all participants must have a Physical Evaluation Form on file signed by a doctor after March 31, 2022. Fee is $20 per sport (plus a $50 greens fee for Golf).


Fall 2023 community classes

Registration is now open for our fall offerings!

What is offered?

Explore the MyRec online registration system or view our Fall 2023 Course Guide for details on what we are offering. Paper copies of the Course Guide are available in our office and at locations around town. Call or email us with your address if you'd like us to mail you a copy.

How do I register?

If possible, please register online via MyRec, which carries no service fees and offers immediate confirmation. (You first will need to create a MyRec account, if you have not already done so; once we verify residency and approve the account, you can register for any of our offerings going forward.)

You also can register in our office, where we will help you set up a MyRec account and can accept cash, check, and credit cards. Our office is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; park in the visitor lot in front of Plymouth High School, 125 S. Highland Ave., and enter Door 18 of the addition.

While MyRec registration is preferred, you still can print a registration form to mail with a check to Community Ed & Rec, 125 S. Highland Ave., Plymouth WI 53073.

Fitness classes

Intro to Jiu-Jitsu
This introduction to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu covers the basic positions, movements, & techniques of this grappling sport in a safe and controlled environment. Stay for Open Mat (below) to get more practice time! Ages 16+
Instructor: Heather B
Details: 5:30-6:15am Thursdays Sept. 28-Dec. 7 (except Nov. 23) in PHS wrestling room
Fee: $54 (seniors* $43) until Sept. 17, then $64 ($53)

Jiu-Jitsu Open Mat
Open to those already familiar with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and additional time for those in the intro class to drill techniques, ask questions, and get in extra grappling time in a controlled environment.
Instructor: Heather B
Details: 6:15-7am Thursdays Sept. 28-Dec. 7 (except Nov. 23) in the PHS wrestling room
Fee: Included with Intro to Jiu-Jitsu class. Otherwise $25 (seniors* $20) until Sept. 17, then $35 ($30)

Youth & Family

FUNctional Kids Fitness
Geared toward 3- to 5-year-olds, but parents and younger and/or older siblings are encouraged to participate. Participants will complete obstacle courses, work on balance activities, run races, and so much more.
Instructor: Heather Bassett, Certified Physical Trainer
Details: 10:45-11:30am 2nd & 4th Fridays Sept. 29-Dec. 22 (except Nov. 24) at Plymouth Youth Center, 609 North St.
Fee: $15
Register: online via MyRec

Child Swim Lessons
For ages 6 and up who are at least 50 inches tall. Classes follow the American Red Cross courses.
Instructor: Beth Kerntke
Details: Saturdays Sept. 30-Dec. 9 (except Nov. 4, 25; Dec. 2)
-10:15-11am: Level 2
-11-11:45am: Level 4
Fee: $44 until Sept. 17, then $54
Register: online via MyRec

Lady Panther Basketball Fall Camp
PHS coaches and players will teach game fundamentals to girls in grades 4 through 8 using drills and game play.
Details: Grades 4-6 will meet 6-7:15pm and grades 7-8 will meet 7:30-8:45pm Mondays Oct. 9, 16, and 23 in the Fairview gym
Fee: $18
Register: via MyRec

Stars of Tomorrow Boys Basketball Fall Camp
PHS coaches and players will teach boys in grades 3 through 8 about shooting, ball-handling, and passing, emphasizing skill development with team play.
Details: Grades 3-5 will meet 6:30-7:30pm and grades 6-8 will meet 7:30-8:30pm Mondays Oct. 9, 16, and 23 in the gym at Plymouth High School
Fee: $18
Register: via MyRec

Rock Climb & Open Gym
For families with children ages 5 & up. Our indoor vertical wall has 4 runs from basic to advanced with straight climbs and an overhang to challenge everyone. While waiting to climb, kids can play in the gym.
Instructor: Carly Lenz, Wellness Coordinator
Details: 10-11:30am Saturday Oct. 28 in the Riverview Gym
Fee: $10/person until Oct. 15; contact us for family rate 
Register: online via MyRec

Dudes & Daughters Hair 101
For children ages 5-12 years with an adult. Learn the basics of hairstyling: braiding, French braiding, Dutch braiding, top knot, space buns. Bring a hairbrush, a spray bottle, and clean hair.
Instructor: Elisa Wierman, owner of Mona Elisa Salon
Details: 6-7:15pm Monday Nov. 6 in the Horizon Library
Fee: $12/pair
Register: online via MyRec

Aquatic classes

Lap Swim
Details: 6-7am Tuesdays & Fridays Oct. 3-Dec. 19 (except Oct. 13; Nov. 24; Dec. 8) in the PHS Pool; 7:30-8:30pm Mondays & Wednesdays Sept. 18-Dec. 13 (except Nov. 20 & 22) in the PHS Pool; 7:30-8:30am Saturdays Sept. 30-Dec. 9 (except Nov. 4 & 25; Dec. 2) in the PHS Pool
Fee: $56 ($44) until Sept. 17, then $66 ($54)
Register: via MyRec

20/20 Aquatics
Quick paced shallow aerobics for 20 minutes followed by 20 minutes of hand buoys and noodles. Your feet will be off the floor for extended time.
Instructor: Beth K
Details: 6:30-7:15pm Tuesdays Oct. 3-Dec. 12 (except Nov. 21)
Fee: $35 (seniors* $28) until Sept. 24, then $45 ($38)

Food classes

Freezer Meal Workshop
Spend one hour assembling four freezer meals to feed four to six people. Later add the protein of your choice and serve.  Veggies, spices, herbs, bags, recipes, etc. all supplied. Take one class or both.
Instructor: Kristy M
Register: online via MyRec
Hearty Bowls: Lasagna Soup, Chicken & Wild Rice Soup, Creamy Vegetable Stew, Minestrone
Details: 6-7pm Thursday Oct. 5 in PHS Room C105
Fee: $45 until Sept. 24, then $55
Cozy Crockpot: Mediterranean Chicken, Primavera Meat Lasagna, Sausage Tortellini Soup, Cook-Off Chili
Details: 6-7pm Tuesday Nov. 14 in PHS Room C105
Fee: $45 until Nov. 5, then $55

Artisan Sourdough Breads
Sample a variety of sourdough and cast-iron baked breads while learning the art of fermentation bread making. Students will receive step-by-step instructions, recipes, a jar of starter, and ready-to-bake sourdough loaves.
Instructor: Kate P, RN & Wellness Coach
Details: 6-8:30pm Thursday Oct. 26 in PHS Room C105
Fee: $52 until Oct. 15, then $62
Register: online via MyRec

Free Films

Films are shown in the auditorium (enter Door 1) at Plymouth High School, 125 S. Highland Ave. Please note that food and drink are not allowed in the auditorium.

All showings are free, but please register at least two days in advance so Community Ed & Rec knows there is enough interest to show the film. You can register online via MyRec, by emailing, or by calling 920-892-5068.

6pm Monday Oct. 30
This documentary follows two range riders as they spend the summer herding cattle in remote Idaho. Totally off the grid with only their dogs as companions, these young women brave inclement weather and perilous work conditions while pondering their futures. This is a portrait of friendship, life transitions, and skilled work in the isolated and beautiful landscape of the American West. (not rated; 1 hour 30 minutes)

Happiness for Beginners
6pm Wednesday Nov. 29
Based on a novel by Katherine Center, this is the tale of a newly divorced woman who joins a quirky group of strangers on a wilderness survival course for the “Adventure of a Lifetime” with the hope of learning how to live – and love – again. She discovers that sometimes you have to get really lost in order to find yourself. (PG-13; 1 hour 44 minutes)

General classes

Understanding Medicare
Learn more about the U.S. national health insurance program for senior citizens.
Instructor: Division on Aging
Details: 5:30-7:30pm Monday Oct. 2 in the PHS Amphitheatre
Fee: Free, but register by Sept. 24
Register: online via MyRec

New participants work closely with the instructor. Experienced participants may work independently.
Instructor: Ralph G
Details: 5:30-8:30 pm Tuesdays Oct. 17-Dec. 12 (except Nov. 21) in PHS Room C111 (Woods Lab)
Fee: $84 (seniors* $68) until Oct. 8, then $94 ($78), plus any materials used
Register: online via MyRec

*Senior rate available to Plymouth School District residents ages 62 & above



If school is cancelled or closed early, classes will not meet. Watch for cancellation information on the district website Cancellations page and our Facebook page. We strongly recommend signing up to receive notifications in MyRec.

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