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GEARS News 8/17

Aug 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

Pre-School Classes

 KinderTots is for age 2.  This program is designed to develop gross motor skills, movement creativity, physical development and body awareness, while learning numbers, colors, shapes and songs.  The class will take place Tuesdays from 5:45-6:15 pm.  Fee for the class is $67 for GEARS members and $74 for non-members.

KinderDance is for ages 3-6.  This class is a developmental dance/movement and fitness program taught on 3 levels, teaching the basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics and creative movement while blending educational concepts. The class will take place Tuesdays from 6:25-7:10 pm.  Fee for the class is $86 for GEARS members and $93 for non-members.

KinderGym is for ages 3-6.  This class is a developmental floor gymnastics program with emphasis on social and gross motor development, physical fitness and movement education, while learning numbers, colors, shapes and words.   Class will take place Tuesdays from 7:20-7:50 p.m.  Fee for the class is $67 for GEARS members and $74 for non-members.

All programs are held at the GEARS Community Center (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown) on Tuesdays, September 8-October 13. Class will be taught by Candi Ressetar who is certified and trained in teaching dance, gymnastics, creative movement and fitness to young children.  To register or for more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 367-0355.

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 Iddy Biddy Soccer

             GEARS will offer an Iddy Biddy Soccer Program for ages 3-5. Coaches will teach basic soccer skills such as dribbling, passing and trapping. Participants will become familiar with the game of soccer. Emphasis will also be placed on social skills. Fee includes a t-shirt. This instructional program will be held on Saturdays, September 12-October 17 from 9-10 am (Class A) and 10-11 am (Class B) at the Fairview Elementary Soccer Fields, 8853 Elizabethtown Road, Elizabethtown. Shin guards are recommended and cleats are optional. Fee is $50 for GEARS member and $57 for non-member. To register or for more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 367-0355.

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 American Red Cross Babysitting Training Course

 Get the training you need to handle any babysitting situation!  Learn to supervise and care for infants through early teens.  In addition to basic care for infants (holding, diapering, feeding, etc.), first aid and choking intervention will be taught.  Participants will receive certification upon completion of all necessary class requirements. Bonnie Leibold is a certified American Red Cross Instructor. Please bring a bag lunch. Ages 11 & up.

Class will meet on Saturday, September 5 from 12:30-6:30 pm at the GEARS Community Center (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $85 for GEARS member ($92 non-member).  To register or for more information, go online at www.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, September 1-October 20 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, September 1-October 20 from 8-9 pm.

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

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 Church Volleyball League

             GEARS is accepting teams for its Fall 2015 Church Coed Sixes Volleyball League scheduled to begin Monday, September 14 and conclude in late November. Teams interested in playing in this league should submit a team roster and registration fee no later than Wednesday, September 2 to be included in the league schedule.  Games will be on Mondays & Tuesdays, between 6:30-9:30 pm at the Daubert Gym, GEARS Community Center Gym and Elizabethtown Area Middle School Gym.  The league is a 10-match season with playoffs.  Minimum 6/maximum 15 player roster.  Teams must have 2 females on the court at all times.  League fee is $200 per team.  For additional information go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call John Myers at 367-0355.

 

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