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March, April opportunities at Hall County Parks and Leisure Services

By Staff
EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT
GAINESVILLE - Here is a listing of events avaialble through Hall County Parks and Leisure Services for March and April, as submitted by the department:

Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center
Lake Lanier Obedience Class
Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Young or old here is the perfect class for your four legged friend and you. Lake Lanier Obedience Club will help you understand how to teach your dog commands in a positive, effective way.
Instructor: Lake Lanier Obedience Club
Where: Chicopee Woods Agricultral Center
When: April 21st - June 2nd
Days: Mondays
Basic Training Class at 6:30pm
Advanced Training Class at 7:30pm
For: Puppies 12 weeks with shots to adult dogs no age limit.
Cost: $125.00 for the 7 week class.
To register for the 7 week session please contact one of the following people. Ann Boles 770-967-6604, Diane 770-536-0419, or Marianne 770-534-3205.

Bullriding Event
Date: April 25-26
Cost:Advance tickets $12.00
Gate Tickets $ 15.00
Kids (2-12) $10.00
Pre-sale tickets will be at
Lams Motorsports-Gainesville, GA
Outdoor Depot-Gainesville, GA
Romancing the Range- Commerce & Dawsonville, GA
Tickets will go on sale at the end of March
COMING SOON...
MORE INFORMATION ON A SUMMER BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Camps
Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
6th Annual Elsie Conde Memorial Special Needs Sports Camp
Hosted by Cross Training Sports Camps, Inc. (CTSC). CTSC is a volunteer-based non-profit organization that provides sports-based camps throughout Hall County, the US and internationally. Cross Training Sports Camps offer each child a week of Christian fun, sports, learning and singing. Each camp is free for campers and is staffed by volunteers. This year they will be hosting one camp designed specifically for children with special needs.
Where: Mulberry Creek Community Center
When: June 16 - June 20
Time: Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Friday (FAMILY NIGHT) 6:00 p.m.
For: Children ages 6-16 with special needs
Cost: FREE
For more information or an application, contact Ctscmissions@yahoo.com, subject: Elsie Camp. Applications are also available for pick up at Mulberry Creek Community Center.

North Georgia Elite Basketball Camp
Players will work on the skills and fundamentals of basketball. Players and parents can choose from 4 separate camp sessions or attend all 4 if wanting to stay physically active throughout the summer.
When: Session 1: June 9 - June 13
Session 2: June 23 - June 27
Session 3: July 7 - July 11
Session 4: July 21 - July 25
Time: 9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $100 per weekly session
Players will need to bring a sack lunch each day. To register go to www.northgaelite.com or call 770-598-4596 for more information.

New Opportunities!
North Hall Community Center (770-535-8280)
Let You Bloom!
Life Coaching Workshop Series
Get ready for Spring and a fresh perspective on YOU! Spring clean your attitude, de-clutter those negative thoughts, clear out those cobwebs in your mind and get ready for a new you to emerge this Spring!
When: Saturday, March 15
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $25
For more information please call 770-983-9165 or email sudiecrouch@gmail.com

Engineering For Kids
Date: March 4 - April 15
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Ages: 4 - 14
Junior Lego® Robotics: Amazing Mechanisms (Ages: PreK - 2nd Grade)
Cost:$99
This class is a perfect mixture of fun and learning, using LEGO® WeDo™ Robots. Using LEGO® bricks, students build a dancing bird, a smart spinner, and a drumming monkey. They also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop computer.
Aerospace Engineering: Up, Up, and Away (Ages: 3rd Grade - 8th Grade)
Cost:$119
During the Aerospace Engineering classes, students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine a variety of flying machines. They construct a shock absorbing system designed to protect two marshmallow astronauts in a lunar vehicle, create their own air-powered rockets, and assemble a hot air balloon model that actually takes flight!
To register call 678-250-9994 or visit
www.engineeringforkids.net/NortheastGA

Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
Engineering For Kids
Date: March 6 - April 17
Days: Thursdays
Time: 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Ages: 4 - 14
Junior Aerospace Engineering: Taking to the Skies (Ages: PreK - 2nd Grade)
Cost: $99
The Junior Aerospace Engineering classes introduce our youngest engineers to fundamental concepts of aircraft and spacecraft design. Through open and focused exploration, students explore and construct airplanes, rockets, hot air balloons, and more.
Lego® Robotics 101 (Ages: 3rd Grade - 8th Grade)
Cost: $119
During the Robotics 101 program, students will learn the basics of designing, programing, and controlling a fully functional robot. Using LEGO® MINDSTORMS®, mathematical concepts, and engineering principles students will brainstorm, plan, test, and modify sequences of instructions to accomplish a given task. Students will also learn the sequence of communication between the robot, and the programmer by collecting and analyzing data using the robot's sensors.
To register call 678-250-9994 or visit
www.engineeringforkids.net/NortheastGA

Wee Kidz Tumbling & Gymnastics
Instructor: Dawn Billock
Dates: March 17 - May 14
(No class the week of April 7)
Days: Mondays and Wednesdays
Time: 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Ages: 2 and up
Cost: $112/8 weeks (2 days a week)
$56/8 weeks (1 day a week)

Mommy and Me Tumbling & Gymnastics
Presented by Wee Kidz
Dates: March 21 - May 2
(No class the week of April 7)
Days: Fridays
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Cost: $35/6 class session

Dance Classes
Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
Square Dancing
Days: Mondays
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE (Donations Accepted)
Ages: 12 years and up
**Couples and singles welcome**

PreBallet for 2-3 year olds
Date: March 4 - May 20
(No class April 8)
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $130 for 11 classes

Tap-Ballet for 4-6 year olds
Date: March 3 - May 19
(No class April 7)
Days: Mondays
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Cost: $130 for 11 classes

Hip Hop for 7-12 year olds
Date: March 3 - May 19
(No class April 7)
Days: Mondays
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Cost: $130 for 11 classes
Youth dance classes are taught by Creative Movement and Dance. Register online at www.creativemovementanddance.com or call 706-684-0155.

East Hall Community Center (678-450-1540)
Tap-Ballet for 3-5 year olds
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Cost: $130 for 11 classes
Dance classes are taught by Creative Movement and Dance. Register online at www.creativemovementanddance.com or call 706-684-0155.

Dance and Twirling Lessons
Instructor: Ms. Kelli Rogers
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Ages: 4 and up
Cost: $40 for 4 classes
Call 770-596-3241 for more information


Exercise Classes
Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
Zumba
Instructor: Melissa Grove
Date: Ongoing monthly class
Days: Tuesdays, 4:20 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.
Thursdays, 4:20 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.
Ages: 16 years old and up
Cost: $20/4 classes or $40/8 classes
$5/walk-ins

Yoga
Instructor: Rhonda Dellinger
Dates: February 25 - April 1
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Cost: $60
$12 Walk-Ins
Participants need to bring their own yoga mat
For more information please call 678-386-1660
**Minimum number required for class is five (5).**

Spin Class
Instructor: Renee Brown
Date: February 22 - April 2
Days: Wednesdays 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturdays 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $50/6 weeks, 2 days a week
$30/6 weeks, 1 day a week
For more information please contact Renee Brown at
703-851-3583.
**Minimum number required for class is three (3).**

North Hall Community Center (770-535-8280)
Boot Camp
Days: Mondays and Wednesdays
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $3 per class

Zumba I
Instructor: April Lucas
Days: Mondays, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Ages: 16 years old and up
Cost: $5 per class

Special Interest Classes

North Hall Community Center (770-535-8280)
Karate (678-450-1540)
Instructor: Todd Irvin
Days: Mondays and Thursdays
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
For prices and age groups please call Todd Irvin at
678-971-8239

East Hall Community Center (678-450-1540)
Martial Arts Class
Instructor: Rock Solid Karate
Days: Mondays and Thursdays
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Ages: 7 and up
Cost: Please call for pricing

Georgia Mountain Krav Maga
Monday through Thursday from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays from 10:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Please call 770-561-0812, email hh@GeorgiaMountainKravMaga.com or visit GeorgiaMountainKravMaga.com for more information or pricing.

Youth Services Programs
Georgia Mountain Workforce Development offers various services to qualifying youth ages 14-21
*After School Program
*GED & Credit Recovery
*College or Technical College Assistance
*Summer Work Experience
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 4:30 p.m.

Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
Wee Kidz Tumbling & Gymnastics
Instructor: Dawn Billock
Dates: March 17 - May 14
(No class the week of April 7)
Days: Mondays and Wednesdays
Time: 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Ages: 2 and up
Cost: $112/8 weeks (2 days a week)
$56/8 weeks (1 day a week)

Mommy and Me Tumbling & Gymnastics
Presented by Wee Kidz
Dates: March 21 - May 2
(No class the week of April 7)
Days: Fridays
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Cost: $35/6 class session

Fencing
Instructor: Oswaldo Ortega
Date: Starts February 27
Days: Thursdays
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Ages: 8 to adult
Cost: $90/6 weeks
No equipment required
For more information please call 678-927-1126

Karate Class
Instructor: Matt Pattillo
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Date: Starts the first Tuesday of each month
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Ages: 5 year olds and up
Cost: $45/month
Uniforms may be purchased at class for $40.
Call 678-469-6320 or visit www.southernjdk.com to register. May also register at Mulberry if paying by cash or check.

Piano and Voice Lessons
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Date: Starts the first Tuesday and Thursday of each month Time: Flexible
Ages: 6 and up
Cost: $80 per month
Instructor: Sherry Potters
Call 678-939-7986 for details.

Class minimums must be met five days prior to the start date or class may be subject to cancellation.

Active Generation Classes and Events
North Hall Community Center (770-535-8280)
Technology Tutoring
Best Buy of Gainesville will be on site to answer your technology questions. This months topics include Digital Cameras and Tablets. Bring your lunch, laptop, and questions!
Date: Tuesday, March 18
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Free (bring a lunch)
Registration: Call 770-535-8280
Class minimum must be met 5 days prior to class start date or class is subject to cancellation.

Active Generation
Play Cards or Dominoes
Days: Tuesdays
From: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: NHCC Members are free
Non-Members $1.00
Location: NHCC Game Room

Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program
Hall County Parks and Leisure is proud to partner with the nation's leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults (65+).

SilverSneakers® Muscular Strength & Range of Movement Class
Instructor: Mary Ash
Days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Cost: FREE to SilverSneakers members
$3 per class for non-members
®SilverSneakers is a registered trademark of Healthways, Inc.
Class space is limited, so we recommend arriving early.

SilverSneakers® Yoga Stretch
Instructor: Christina Fishback
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Cost: FREE to SilverSneakers members
$3 per class for non-members
®SilverSneakers is a registered trademark of Healthways, Inc.
Class space is limited, so we recommend arriving early.

Active Generation Cards
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE

Tai Chi
Days: Thursdays
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $1 per person

Registration Information:
Class minimums must be met five days prior to start date or class may be subject to cancellation. Due to limited space, participants are encouraged to register early. No refunds will be given following the start of a class without a written medical excuse from a licensed physician.

For a complete listing of our parks, addresses, and amenities, please visit www.hallcounty.org/parks.

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