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May 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Gym Bears and Gymnastics Classes

             GEARS is offering the following tumbling and gymnastics programs for children:

Gym Bears is available for girls and boys ages 3-6.  The program will help develop large and small motor skills in a fun learning environment while introducing the fundamentals of gymnastics.  There are two classes available on Thursdays from 10-10:45 am (Class A) and 5-5:45 pm (Class B).  Fee is $55 for GEARS members ($61 non-members).

Gymnastic classes are available for girls and boys ages 6-12.  Beginner class is for anyone who has not taken gymnastics and would like to learn the basic skills.  Intermediate class is for older children and children who have some gymnastics experience.  Basic skills will be reviewed progressing to more advanced skills when the child is ready.  Program is on Thursdays with Class A is for Beginners from 5:45-6:45 pm.  Class B for Intermediate from 6:45-7:45 pm.  Class C is for Advanced from 7:45-8:45 pm.  Fee is $65 for GEARS members ($72 non-members).

Program dates are Thursdays, June 28-August 16 (excluding July 5). Melanie & Cassie Ernest will instruct the program. Classes are at the GEARS Community Center (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown). To register or for more information, go online at GetIntoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 367-0355.

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 Tai Chi Classes Scheduled

             Introduction to Tai Chi – For people new to Tai Chi or those who have not practiced in years.  A simple 10-step Taiji form introduces students to the basic postures appearing in many Tai Chi forms.  Attention will be given to relaxation, basic alignment and how to move safely.  Class is on Tuesdays, June 26-August 28 from 7-8 pm.

            Advanced Tai Chi (Forms, Weapons & San Shou) – After learning the 10-step form in the Intro class, participants will take the postures and learn to integrate them with new moves.  Sword and other weapon forms are gradually introduced and integrated with additional hand forms.  Class is on Tuesdays, June 26-August 28 from 8-9 pm.

All classes will be held at the GEARS Community Center Gym (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $95 for GEARS members and $102 for non-members. To register or for more information, go online at www.getintogears.org or call GEARS at 367-0355.

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 Girls Basketball Camp

          Attention future Lady BEARS Basketball Players!  Camp is under the direction of Janelle Garber, Elizabethtown Varsity Girls Basketball Coach. This camp will focus on the fundamentals of the game.  Coaches will stress the basics of dribbling, shooting, passing, etc.  Come ready to learn and improve.  Wear sneakers and comfortable clothes.  Camp t-shirt included in fee.  For girls entering grades 3-8.  Camp is Monday-Thursday, June 25-29 from 9 am-12 noon in the Elizabethtown Area High School Daubert Gymnasium (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown). Fee is $65 for GEARS members ($72 non-members).  For more information or to register call GEARS at 367-0355 or go online at GetintoGEARS.org.

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Atlantic City Air Show

             “Thunder over the Boardwalk!” This is a trip for travelers 21 and over. Enjoy fun and games at the Resorts Casino. Lunch will be provided as well as a Bonus Package for the Casino. This is one of the most popular events in Atlantic City and one of the very best air shows in the country. Trip is on Friday, August 17 with departure at 6 am.  The bus will leave from the Elizabethtown Area High School Parking Lot (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $89/Person for GEARS members and $96 for non-members.  To register or for an itinerary, call GEARS at 367-0355 or go online at GetintoGEARS.org.

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 St. Michael’s & Tilghman Island

             “Crab Picken’ Tour!” Learn to pick crabs, make crab cakes, pocketbook rolls and other traditional Tilghman Island fare. There is also a 1 hour History/Nature Boat Cruise. After the crab luncheon, the trip travels to St. Michaels where there will be free time to shop and explore. Trip is on Saturday, September 15 with departure at 5:30 am.  The bus will leave from the Elizabethtown Area High School Parking Lot (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $139/person for GEARS members and $146 for non-members.  To register or for an itinerary, call GEARS at 367-0355 or go online at GetintoGEARS.org.

 

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