Community Education

The Silver Creek Central School District offers a variety of educational courses for adults in spring and fall. Our offerings range from art/music and exercise classes to financial and computer courses. Check out our fliers featuring opportunities for personal and professional development below as well as a registration form.

Community Education Courses Spring 2018

Pound Fitness

Option 1

Tuesday & Thursday , May 8 – June 7
10 classes

6:00 – 6:45 a.m.

Crowe Common

Registration fee:  $40/$5 for a single class

 Option 2

Monday & Wednesday, May 7 – June 4
8 classes

3:45 – 4:30 p.m.

Crowe Common

Registration fee:  $35/$5 for a single class

 Instructor:  Shannon Aures Karcz, Certified Pound Pro

 Get ready to channel your inner Rockstar with this full body cardio-jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums.  This is an exhilarating (but easily modifiable) full-body workout that combines cardio conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements.  Bring a yoga mat, water, and towel.  Ripstix will be provided.  Pre-registration required.

Staying on Track

Thursday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m.

High School Library

Registration fee:  NONE (please register for head count)

 Instructor: Brett Komm, Financial Services Representative, Foresters Financial Services, Inc.

 Viewing investing as a long-term commitment

  • Staying Invested vs.  “Chasing Performance”

  • The importance of diversification and asset allocation

  • Rebalancing your portfolio

  • Learn about systematic investing 

 

Savvy Medicare Planning

Thursday, May 17 at 5:30 p.m.

High School Library

Registration fee:  NONE (please register for head count)

 Instructor:  Brett Komm, Financial Services Representative, Foresters Financial Services, Inc.

 How Medicare enrollment periods work – and what you need to do to avoid late-enrollment penalties

  • How much you can expect to pay in health care costs after going onto Medicare

  • How Medicare works with private insurance to provide comprehensive coverage

  • Why most people pay too much for private insurance and how you can avoid excess costs

  • Why you must plan for higher health care costs in retirement – including the possibility of needing long-term care. 

Sit & Fit

Tuesdays & Thursdays, April 10 – June 14
20  classes

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

HS Library

Registration fee:  $40

 Instructor:  Betty Bates

 All ages can benefit from this light and easy class which will include simple chair exercises and stretching.  We will include the use of stretch bands and light weights if you choose to bring this equipment to class with you.  Some meditation will conclude the class.  Late comers are welcome.  Come and have fun while you stay fit!!  Latecomers are welcome!

 Mommy/Daddy & Me Swim

Wednesdays, May 2 – June 6
6 classes

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Pool

Registration fee:  $25.00/ 2 children for $40

 Instructor:  Jean Mahaney, Certified Swim Instructor

 Looking to get your child ready for the water this summer?  This course, geared toward parents with children ages birth through and including preschool, will help you do that!  You will be shown how to:

·         Make your child feel comfortable in the water

·         Properly supervise children and maintain safe behavior in and around the water

·         Enter and exit the water with a child

·         Establish – and strictly enforce -  a rule that a child must get adult permission before entering the water

·         Use holding and supporting techniques and when to use them

·         Demonstrate your child’s readiness to try basic skills

·         Proper submersion techniques

·         Help children learn and practice skills appropriate for their age, level and ability

·         Play and the importance of play as a way to learn

Parent will be working with instructors with a five-year-old and a three-year-old and may choose to participate or not participate in any of the activities they and their child are comfortable with and ready to try.  More than one parent may accompany child.  Older siblings are welcome to come as helpers for no extra charge.  Swim pants must be worn for infants and toddlers not yet potty trained. 

5-Hour Pre-licensing Class

Saturday, June 2

8:00 am – 1:00 pm                                              1 session – 5 hr.

Room 182 HS

Registration fee:  $30

Instructor:  Tom Herring

 ***MINIMUM *** 8 students

 Completion of this New York State Dept. of Motor Vehicle 5-hour pre-licensing course allows student to earn the MV285 certificate which is needed to sign up for a road test at the DMV.

Bring food, drink and your LEARNER’S PERMIT (or proof of)

 

Rubber Stamp Card Making

Tuesdays on May 8 and June 5 (two separate classes) from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Room 154 HS

Registration fee:  $10

SUPPLY FEE:  $5 to be paid to instructor during class time

Instructor:  Jody Enser

 Rubber stamping will be used to make handcrafted greeting cards.  You will make 2 each of two different cards.  Each class will be different.

 “WALKING THE HALLS”

 There is no pre-registration for the walking program.  There will be a sign-up sheet in the HS lobby.  Please carry photo IDwhen walking.  Walking will be Monday – Thursday, 3:30 - 8:00 P.M.

 Painting Class