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    11000 - Fun with Me

    The goals of Parent and Child Aquatics are to provide information that allows the parent to be able to help the child learn techniques to be comfortable and safe in and around the water, develop a readiness for learning to swim, and to learn safety fundamentals. Parent and child participate in several guided practice sessions that help children learn elementary skills, including water entry, bubble blowing, front kicking, back floating, underwater exploration and more. The class is taught in the rec pool. Children age 3 and above will be given a recommendation by the instructor at the conclusion of the classes for placement in the next session. Children must wear swim diapers to each class if not potty trained.

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    11001 - Preschool 1

    Prerequisite: Must be comfortable in a class setting without a parent. Your child will become oriented to the aquatic environment and learn elementary skills such as buoyancy, supported floating, water entry and exit, and alternating arm action. Children will practice putting their face in the water, blowing bubbles, and recovering objects. This class is taught in the rec and lap pool. Potty trained required.

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    11002 - Preschool 2

    Prerequisite: Must have a current Preschool 1 certificate or a WTRC swim evaluation. The objective of Preschool 2 is to learn to float, glide, and swim on back/front with face in water blowing bubbles through mouth and nose. Introduce treading water, rhythmic breathing and finning arms. This class is taught in the lap pool. Potty trained required.

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    11003 - Preschool 3

    Prerequisite: Must have a current Preschool 2 certificate or a WTRC swim evaluation. The objective of Preschool 3 is to build upon and reinforce the basic skills of Preschool 2 by swimming greater distances on front/back. This class is taught in the lap pool. Potty trained required.

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    11011 - Level 1

    Prerequisite: None. Children will become oriented to the aquatic environment and learn elementary skills such as buoyancy, breath control, supported floating, water entry and exit, and alternating arm action. This class is taught in the rec and lap pool.

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    11012 - Level 2

    Prerequisite: Must have a current Level 1 certificate or a WTRC swim evaluation. The objective of Level 2 is to give students success with fundamental skills. Students learn to float without support and recover to a vertical position. Students will learn how to glide and swim on back/front with face in the water blowing bubbles. Level 2 continues to reinforce treading water and rhythmic breathing. Finning and elementary backstroke arms are introduced. This class is taught in the lap pool.

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    11013 - Level 3

    Prerequisite: Must have a current Level 2 certificate, WTRC swim evaluation or be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements in Level 2. The objective of Level 3 is to swim front crawl with rotary breathing and elementary backstroke a minimum of 15 yards. Introduce scissor kick, dolphin kick, backstroke and head first dives. This class is taught in the lap pool.

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    11014 - Level 4

    Prerequisite: Must have a current Level 3 certificate, a WTRC swim evaluation or be able to demonstrate all the completion requirements of Level 3. The objective of Level 4 is to improve skills and increase endurance by swimming front crawl with rotary breathing and elementary backstroke for greater distances. Students continue to build upon the scissor kick and dolphin kick by adding the arms for sidestroke and butterfly. The back crawl and the breaststroke are introduced in Level 4.

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    11015 - Level 5

    Prerequisite: Must have a current Level 4 certificate, a WTRC swim evaluation or be able to demonstrate all the course requirements in Level 4. The objective of Level 5 is to refine performance of the strokes (front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke) and increase distance. Flip turns on the front and back are introduced.

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    11020 - Beginner Diving

    Prerequisites: Must be comfortable in deep water and able to swim the width of the deep end. Must be able to do head-first dive off the side of the pool and jump off the diving board. This class is an introduction to springboard diving. Emphasis will be on learning proper board work, beginning dives and diving safety.

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    11021 - Intermediate Diving

    Prerequisites: Must have completed Beginner Diving requirements or have completed a WTRC diving evaluation.
    A continuation of Beginner Diving with emphasis on proper board work, beginning dives, diving safety and an introduction to some competitive dives.

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    11022 - Advanced Diving

    Prerequisites: Must have completed Intermediate Diving requirements or completed a WTRC diving evaluation. This class is designed for the recreational diver who would like to improve their basic skills.
    A continuation of Intermediate Diving with an emphasis on front and back board work, proper diving techniques, diving safety and competitive dives.

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    11030 - Adult Beginner

    Adult Beginner Swim Lessons are for adults who have no swimming experience. Basic water skills will be taught from blowing bubbles, floats, gliding, treading water and basic strokes.


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    11031 - Adult Adv Beginner

    Adult Advanced Beginner Swim Lessons is for the swimmer who is comfortable in water but lacks skill techniques. Basic water skills will be taught from floats, gliding, treading and basic strokes. Instructions are given as to the level that one needs.

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    11032 - Adult Intermediate

    Adult Intermediate Swim Lessons is for the more advanced swimmer who wants to learn more stroke technique, fitness swimming and turns. Instructions are given as to the level as one needs.

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    15000 - Deep Water Fitness

    Take the plunge! Deep water running and traveling guaranteed to challenge your cardio fitness combined with toning to improve flexibility and increase muscle tone and core strength. Buoyancy belts are provided and create a no impact workout to the joints. Participants exercise in 6-12 feet of water. A shallow water entrance is offered then class moves to deeper water.

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    15010 - Youth Yoga

    Join certified yoga instructor Steve Chappell for an introductory youth yoga class. Participants will explore the body alignment and range of movement in this course. Postures are modified for those who are true beginners, while those who are more experienced beginners will explore postures suitable for their levels. This class helps one achieve better health and general well-being in a gentle way. Participants should wear loose fitting clothing and bring a yoga mat.

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    15013 - Intro to Core Dance

    Intro to Core Dance is a moderate/low impact exercise class that targets all muscle groups including deep abdominal muscles that are rarely used in other formats. The class includes aerobic, toning, and stretching exercises and ends with a floor work to strengthen the core muscles. Students will learn basic core dance technique, including posture, rhythmical patterns, isolations, undulations and traveling steps. Each class will include an easy to follow choreography to incorporate new movements. NO dance experience is necessary.

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    15016 - Pilates

    Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance in the entire body. It is a safe, sensible exercise system that will help you look and feel your very best. It teaches body awareness, good posture and easy, graceful movement. Pilates also improves flexibility, agility and economy of motion. It can even help alleviate back pain.

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    15030 - Tai Chi

    Kimoodo-Korean Tai Chi is a martial arts practice that promotes holistic health using movements involving powerful stretching, breathing and mental focus. The movements are easy to learn, practice and remember. Some of the many benefits of this class include tension relief, increased muscle tone, improved range of motion and flexibility, and increased mental focus and awareness. No special clothing is required. The instructor is Diane Massie, a 5th degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and has practiced martial arts for 28 years.
    *Start and end dates may be subject to change*

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    15062 - Kids Hula Dance

    Come learn the art of Polynesian dance taught by Olohana's Polynesian Dance! Learn to perform native dances from the islands of Hawaii, Samoa, Tahiti, New Zealand and more! Graduate from 8 different hula skirts to become a professional hula dancer! Come share the Aloha spirit with us!

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    15063 - Hulaerobics

    Join professional Polynesian dance instructor, Olohana, for an island style workout. Olohana has entertained troops for the USA tours and at the World Fest in Branson, MO as part of the Polynesian Paradise Dancers.
    Olohana wanted to highlight the benefits of fitness through the basic steps of hula dance and started a fitness class called Hulaerobics which takes the basic steps of Hawaiian hula dance and turns it into a workout! Strengthen your core, quads, hamstrings, and glutes. Fill your mind and heart with the Aloha spirit!

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    15064 - Adult Hula Dance

    Come learn the art of Polynesian dance taught by Olohana's Polynesian Dance! Learn to perform native dances from the islands of Hawaii, Samoa, Tahiti, New Zealand and more! Graduate from 8 different hula skirts to become a professional hula dancer! Come share the Aloha spirit with us!

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    16002 - Kids N' Crafts

    Bring out the artist in your preschooler. This class introduces your youngster to different art media, with projects that inspire creativity and imagination. A parent/caregiver with child program.

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    16015 - LiL' Critters Kitchen

    It's a messy fun time in the kitchen. The little ones will enjoy getting dirty while preparing an edible treat. Kids will learn to mix, measure and basic nutritional facts. ONe item will be prepared in each class. Potty training required

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    16021 - Giggles, Wiggles & Swim

    Required: Potty training. A variety of sports such as basketball, tee ball, golf and scooter hockey will be explored in this class. A 30 minute supervised play swim time is included. Please have your child wear a swimsuit under their clothes and bring a back pack with a towel.

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    16032 - It's Playtime

    Drop in with your preschooler ages 1-6 for a morning of fun on our soft, preschool appropriate play equipment. This morning activity physically challenges children while keeping them entertained. Playing with others also provides the benefits of group socialization. No advance signup required. $6.00 per family.

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    16033 - Share a Story

    Our stroyteller will read to the group and then through creative play, activities or crafts make the story come alive. A parent/caregiver with child progrram

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    16050 - Easter Egg & Playtime

    The Easter Bunny is coming to the Rec Center! Bring your child to this exciting Easter event. Preschoolers can play on our preschool gym equipment after finding the hidden Easter eggs in the gym. Prizes will be given and a snack will be offered. Participants should bring a basket to collect their eggs. Limited tickets available.

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    17001 - Tae Kwon Do Beginner

    This program is designed to teach focus, concentration, muscle development, balance, and gross motor coordination within the context of Tae Kwon Do. Their training will also target behavior development, awareness of others, self-confidence and character development. Students in the beginner class do not belt test and a uniform is not required. This class is taught by a family with more than 40 years combined Tae Kwon Do experience along with several other instructors, each with a black belt ranking.

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    17002 - Tae Kwon Do Intermediate

    Build upon skills learned in the previous class to increase knowledge and discipline of the sport. Develop strength with increasingly challenging calisthenics and aerobic Tae Kwon Do moves, balance in the form of focused kicking actions, coordination in the form of sparring drills, speed in the form of striking and kicking exercises, concentration in the form of pattern memorization, and focus in the form of eye-hand and eye-foot target exercises. Belt testing occurs at this level (except during the summer sessions). All tests are designed to allow instructors to evaluate the students based upon their individual abilities, encouraging students to excel to their personal best. Our class is taught by a family with more than 40 years combined Tae Kwon Do experience, each with a black belt ranking.

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    17003 - Tae Kwon Do Advanced

    Acquire advanced skills and continue to build upon current skills. This class is for the student who has successfully demonstrated skills and knowledge of the sport through completing belt testing, participating in the Intermediate and Beginner level classes, or through training under another program. Our class is taught by a family with more than 40 years combined Tae Kwon Do experience, each with a black belt ranking.

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    17010 - Fencing

    Fencing is an exciting combat sport and an art form as well. An ancient symbol of power and glory, and a deeply personal individual form of expression, fencing is a sport that requires stamina and endurance. The object of fencing is to effectively score a set number of points on your opponent before he scores that number on you. Points are scored by getting touches on your opponent's body. It often involves using a long sword, and the weight of the sword can challenge the biceps, triceps, forearms, and shoulders, for a great workout. Our program is taught by a Level 1 coach with 20 years of experience in the sport including 12 years of coaching. All equipment will be provided and a $20 equipment fee has been included in the registration price to cover the costs of upkeep, repairs, and sanitization of all equipment.

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    17011 - Competitive Fencing

    Pre-requisite: Participant must have completed Beginner Fencing or have prior fencing experience to enroll. The course will build upon skills and techniques learned in the Beginner class. All participants must pay an additional $20 equipment fee to the instructor on the first day of class for upkeep, replacement and sanitization of equipment.

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    17021 - Tiny Tumblers

    A fun and social introduction to tumbling that preschoolers will enjoy. This class is designed for 3 year old children who are now ready to enjoy a class independent of a parent in an environment with other students and a teacher. This program will focus on listening and cooperative skills, motor movement/development as well as having a lot of fun on the gymnastics equipment.

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    17022 - Preschool Tumbling

    For preschool-age children 4-5 years old who need more challenge, can follow directions, and are ready to work more independently. Children will learn skills to include forward/backward rolls, running/jumping, large muscle motor skills and balance skills all while further developing listening skills, socialization and cooperative skills.

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    17023 - Youth Tumbling

    Program emphasis is on fun and safety. Each child will be instructed as to the proper technique and form used to correctly execute tumbling skills. Skills include balance, floor tumbling, spring board, and uneven bars. This program is strictly recreational and competitiveness is not emphasized in any way. No previous tumbling skills required.

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    17030 - Rock Climbing 1

    This class will allow young beginning climbers the opportunity to climb and boulder on our 24 foot high wall. No certification will be given.

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    17031 - Rock Climbing 2

    This class includes climbing and bouldering games/competitions along with conditioning elements for climbers on our 24 foot high wall. No certification will be given.
    (Max 7/Min 3)

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    17035 - Volleyball 1

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    17036 - Volleyball 2

    Learn the basics of volleyball to include serving, passing, setting and hitting along with some team play principles. Standard volleyballs will be used for this class. Knee pads are recommended. This class is taught by Kathleen Washington, who played at Rutgers University and went on to play professionally in France.

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    17037 - Beginner Volleyball

    Learn the basics of volleyball to include serving, passing, setting and hitting along with some team play principles. Volleylite balls will be used for this class. Knee pads are recommended. This class is taught by Kathleen Washington, who played at Rutgers University and went on to play professionally in France.

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    17038 - Volleyball Conditioning

    This class is for any player 12 and up who is looking to stay on top of their game over break. This is also good for those who are wanting to take their game to the next level. Each class will focus on conditioning elements as well as skill. Classes are taught by former professional player Kathleen Washington.
    Note - Tuesday class will be at the main rec center, Thursday will be held at Rec West

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    17040 - Soccer 1

    Our classes are designed to help children enjoy and love soccer. Fun is at the heart of all classes with each age-appropriate curriculum. Basic skills such as dribbling, shielding, passing, and shooting will be covered in each fun and games based class.

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    17041 - Soccer 2

    For the beginning soccer player who is never too old to start or the player who is looking to keep their basic skills sharp. This class will focus on dribbling, passing, shooting, and incorporate fun games to teach the skills.

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    17042 - Soccer 3

    This class is designed for those who wish to be challenged physically and mentally to become a better soccer player. Conditioning, ball skills & technique will be the focus of each session in a fun & encouraging environment.

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    17043 - Sibling Sports

    This class is a win for families with multiple kids! Siblings ages 4-12 can take this class together! Each skill and drill are individually based so multiple age groups can work at their own pace during this class. Each 2-week session a different sport will be covered and introduced.
    Week 1: Soccer
    Week 2: Basketball
    Week 3: T-ball

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    17044 - Soccer "U"

    With the "U" standing for "us", Soccer "U" classes are a fun and positive introduction to soccer for our youngest players and their parents/guardians! Our age-appropriate curriculum engages youngsters with entertaining activities that promote motor skill development and cognitive ability.
    With an adult participating by their side, kids will have fun learning basic soccer skills like chasing, running, kicking and listening.
    Soccer "U" classes are 30 minutes long and meet once a week. Adult participation is required.

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    17045 - Basketball 1

    Thinking about joining a team this year? Get a head start on learning the basics of basketball. Just finishing up playing in a league? Keep your skills sharp with this class! We will teach ball handling, passing, shooting, defense and rebounding to help you reach your goals.
    Ages 5-6
    (Max 12/Min 4)

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    17046 - Basketball 2

    Thinking about joining a team this year? Get a head start on learning the basics of basketball. Just finishing up playing in a league? Keep your skills sharp with this class! We will teach ball handling, passing, shooting, defense and rebounding to help you reach your goals.
    Ages 7-9
    (Max 12/Min 4)

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