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GEARS News January 11

Jan 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page, News

 Heartsaver Lifeguard

American Heart Association course that is video guided, instructor led that teaches critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until EMS arrives. Students will learn how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones shock and other emergencies. 2 year certification card.  Ages 11 +. Class will meet Monday, January 25 from 5-9 pm at the Masonic Village Memorial Hall Room 118 (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). The cost for the class is $45 for GEARS members and $52 for non-members.  To register or for more information, go online at or call GEARS at 367-0355


                                                    Acro/Ballet Class                                                  

 A creative movement class that incorporates techniques of ballet and gymnastics. Acrobatics teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, discipline & concentration. This class will focus on fundamental acrobatic technique. Students will learn such things as handstands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, and flexibility. This class is great for students looking to enhance their agility, flexibility, & strength. Ages 5.5-10. Class is on Wednesdays, Feb 3-March 16 (excluding Feb 24) from 6:30-7:30 pm. Gabrielle English will instruct. All class will be held at the GEARS Community Center Lobby (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown).  To register or for more information, go online at or call GEARS at 367-0355.


Gymnastics Classes

             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/Advanced 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, Feb 4-March 17 with Class A for Beginners from 6:45-7:45 pm.  Class B for Intermediate/Advanced is from 7:45-8:45 pm. Cassie Ernest and Angela Varney will instruct the program. Classes are at the GEARS Community Center (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown). Fee is $65 for GEARS members ($72 non-members).To register or for more information, go online at or call GEARS at 367-0355.

Church Volleyball League

             GEARS is accepting teams for its Winter 2016 Church Coed Sixes Volleyball League scheduled to begin Monday, February 8 and conclude in early May. Teams interested in playing in this league should submit a team roster and registration fee no later than Friday, January 29 to be included in the league schedule.  Games will be on Mondays, 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 or call John Myers at 367-0355.

Daddy/Daughter Dance

8th Annual!! Fathers escort your daughters to a special night of fun!  Dad not available?  Bring your uncle, older adult brother or your favorite family friend as your escort.  Enjoy arts & crafts, games, snack and of course, dancing!  Registration deadline is February 5.  Dance is on Friday, February 12 from 5-6:30 pm (A) or 7-8:30 pm (B) at the Masonic Village Salon #1.  Fee is $35 per couple ($12 for additional daughters).  To register or for more information, go online at or call GEARS at 367-0355.

Philadelphia Flower Show

             Spend the day at the world’s largest and oldest indoor flower show. Features landscape displays, horticultural and floral competition, lectures, demonstrations and shopping. Trip is on Wednesday, March 9 with departure at 10:45 am from the Elizabethtown Area High School Parking Lot (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $85/person for GEARS members and $92 for non-members.  To register or for an itinerary, call GEARS at 367-0355 or go online at




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