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Jun 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

 Learn To Swim Classes

 GEARS offers Learn To Swim classes for ages 4 and older.  This program provides opportunities for achievement and allows smooth transition between levels of instruction.  Activities offered at every level stimulate interest and motivate participants to advance to the next level of instruction.  Session III classes will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, July 9-20. Level I is from 7:15-7:45 pm, Level II from from 7:45-8:15 pm and Level III/IV from 8:15-9 pm. Session IV classes are on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, August 6-17. Preschool (ages 4-5) is from 8-8:30 am. Level I is from 8:30-9 am, Level II from 9-9:30 am and Level III/IV from 9:30-10:15 am. Session III classes are at the Masonic Village Patton Pool and Session IV classes are at the Masonic Village Brossman Pool (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown).  Fee for all lessons is $60 for GEARS members and $67 for non-members.  To register or for more information, go online at or call GEARS at 367-0355.


 Field Hockey Camp

The Elizabethtown Field Hockey Camp will focus on the fundamentals that are critical to the game and success of players. Come ready to learn and have fun. Camp is under the direction of Mandi Shearer, Temple University field hockey player. T-shirt is included in fee. For girls entering grades 3-6.  Camp is Monday-Friday, July 9-13 from 9-11 am at the Elizabethtown Junior High Field Hockey Field.  Fee is $55 for GEARS members and $62 for non-members. To register or for more information, go online at or call GEARS at 367-0355.


 Water Aerobics

This class combines aerobic conditioning and resistance training, with the added benefit of being gentle on the joints. Participants will develop cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength while enjoying motivating music and having fun in the pool. Class is on Wednesdays, July 11-Auugust 15 from 7:30-8:30 pm at the Masonic Village Brossman Pool (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). Ages 14+. To register or for more information, go online at or call GEARS at 367-0355.


 Canine Classes

             Canine Fast Track Basic Obedience is geared toward the canine team (dog/owner) for learning basic obedience (sit down, hold, stay, walking on a leash, coming when called, etc.), problem solving (barking, house training, play biting, etc.) and tricks!  Focus will be on basic commands with positive reinforcement.  Class is on Tuesdays, July 10-31 from 7-8 pm.

            Advanced Canine Fast Track will concentrate on skills learned in the beginner class and work on advancing toward your Canine Good Citizen (CGC) as recognized by the AKC.  The CGC test will be offered to teams that are ready.  The class will work on distractions of every day life and problem solving.  Class is on Tuesdays, July 10-31 from 8-9 pm.

The instructor, Deb Haldeman, has 18 years of training experience in obedience, confirmation and therapy.  Materials needed for both class are a six-foot leash (fabric or leather), dog treats, proof of vaccinations.  Recommend that dog receives Kennel Cough Vaccine.  Handlers must be 16 years and older.  Fee is $50 for GEARS members and $56 for non-members.  All classes will take place at the Elizabethtown Fairgrounds, (900 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  To register or for more information, go online at or call GEARS at 367-0355.


 GEARS Announces Trip to Ocean City, Maryland

 Join us for a long getaway for fun in the sun!  Enjoy 5 days of leisure at a Boardwalk Hotel.  We will take you there and you will be free to enjoy all that Ocean City has to offer. Trip includes transportation, 4 nights lodging, luggage handling and luggage tags.  Trip is Sunday-Thursday, August 19-23 with a 10 am departure from the Elizabethtown High School Parking Lot (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $449 per person based on double occupancy.

For a detailed itinerary go online at call 367-0355.


Summer 2012


As of June 18, 2012

Standings                                                                 Won               Lost                Tie


Donegal                                                                       2                      0

Erbs Construction                                                    2                      1

Twisted Sisters                                                         3                      2

Sloan’s Pharmacy                                                     1                      1

PA Pride                                                                      1                      1

Stingers                                                                       0                      0

Boulevard Sports                                                     1                      2

Southern End Slammers                                        1                      2

Vipers                                                                          1                      3



June 14 – results

Twisted Sisters over Boulevard Sports   4-3

Donegal over Twisted Sisters   5-1



June 17 – results

Erbs Construction over Vipers   6-0

S. End Slammers over Vipers   5-4

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