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Adult Enrichment

 
 

Classes for adults, teens and some family classes. NEW for Fall 2017…Learn to Sew Workshops, Family Firearm Safety, Grief and Finances, and Adult Self Defense.

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*PLEASE NOTE...the sewing classes have a change in location! Classes will now be held in the Senior Center/Center for Active Adults. Located in the SW corner of the South Lyon High School (Pontiac Trail and Eleven Mile Rd.). Enter off Pontiac Trail with the light by the football stadium. The center is located across from the pool entrance. There is a separate entrance door that faces west with plenty of parking right in front.

Arts and Crafts

 
 
We offer arts and crafts classes for all ages (5 and up). Students can learn to draw cartoons, learn to draw animals, Power of Drawing classes, paint on glass, and colored pencils. We have something FUN for everyone!

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Babysitting

 
 

Are you 11 years old or older and want to get certified for babysitting? Teens will learn great babysitting games, answers to common questions, how to stop sibling squabbling, meal time tips, first aid, diaper duties and much more! This class is guaranteed to be fun and exciting for all kids! Each participant will receive a certificate of completion through Heartbeat LLC and certification through the American Heart Association.

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Bowling

 
 
Do you want to create great memories with family and friends? Pinz Bowling Center is the destination for family fun. They feature 28 state of the art bowling lanes with automatic bumpers just for kids. They offer a Middle School Bowling Club, Family Doubles, Pinz Pals, and Pee Wee Bumpers.
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Bricks 4 Kids - Lego

 
 
 

Join Bricks 4 Kidz for a Lego® S.T.E.M. experience! There projects, designed by engineers and architects, motivate children by reinforcing S.T.E.M. based principles while enhancing self-esteem, improving fine motor skills, and teaching important math skills. There Lego® models use axles, pulleys, gears and are fully MOTORIZED.  They will build vehicles, contraptions, inventions, animals and much more. Come join the educational fun! Learn, Build, Play with LEGO® bricks! ALL new projects EVERY week!

 
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*PLEASE NOTE some dates have changed since the book was printed*



 

Cheerleading

 
 

Champion Force Athletics is a fun and exciting cheer program for students ages 4—15 with or without previous experience. Students will learn jumps, kicks, arm motions, stunting, cheers and chants, and learn a pom dance routine. Students will learn the necessary skills needed for school cheerleading try-outs. Our program works to build self confidence, poise, self esteem, and physical fitness.

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Dance and Acting

 
 

The Studio has been rated as "the People's Choice" award winner for the area's top dance studio. They are committed to offering programs designed to strengthen the body and mind, build self confidence and teach discipline in unique and creative ways. Dance classes for ages 2 ˝ to 18! There are classes for all ages and all types of styles. Join The Studio for Bounce and Boogie, Everything Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap and Lyrical and much more. There is also a night of ballroom dancing and acting classes if you are looking to become a budding actor/actress. For more detailed course descriptions visit www.thestudiosouthlyon.com

 
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Fitness

 
 

Join us for a variety of fitness classes for all age groups. We offer classes such as Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, Street Vybe Dance Workout (NEW) , and Cardio Drumming (NEW)! Call some friends, put on some comfortable clothing, grab a mat, grab your water bottle, and join us!

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Gymnastics

 
 
This sport involves the performance of exercises requiring physical strength, flexibility, power, agility, coordination, and balance.  Jayne Lapham has 30 years of teaching experience.  Jayne's accomplishments include 2nd in the MAG State Finals on the balance beam.  She has competed in both the U.S. and Canada.  Jayne teaches at Levels 1, 2 and 3 with smaller class sizes. 
 
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PLEASE NOTE....some times/dates have changed due to school conflicts. 
 


Horseback Riding

 
 

SLARA partners with Wildwind Equestrian Center for a variety of equestrian classes. Wildwind was awarded the Observer Newspaper Best Stable for 6 years in a row and it is right here in South Lyon! Wildwind Equestrian Center is owned by head trainer Vikki Gartner and business manager Cindy Richards. The classes range from Tiny Tot Lessons (ages 4-6) to Senior Riding Lessons (ages 50+). For more detailed course descriptions visit www.wildwindstable.com

 
 
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Ice Skating/Hockey

 
 

The USA Hockey Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Plymouth Township. Originally known as Compuware Sports Arena, it was renamed to USA Hockey Arena in 2015 when the USA Hockey Foundation purchased the arena. They offer both Learn to Skate (ages 3 and up) and Learn to Play Hockey (ages 6 and up). Beginner skaters are introduced to the basic skating technique in a safe and controlled environment. Each class session is progressive, building upon skills taught in the previous session.  Hockey students will be evaluated during the first class and divided into groups based on skill level and age.  Emphasis will be on stick handling, passing and shooting.  Must have proper hockey equipment.

Please note: Enrollment in Learn to Skate classes requires a $16 yearly membership to Learn to Skate USA (new and renewing memberships are valid now through 5/31/18).  All skaters must have a membership before skating on the ice. This fee is paid to the arena on the first day. AND all participants enrolled in Learn to Play Hockey must register for a USA Hockey membership online at www.usahockey.com.  This is a $45 yearly membership fee and must be completed prior to Learn to Play Hockey registration.  Please bring a copy of your confirmation on the first day. Full hockey equipment is required.

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Mad Science

 
 

Mad Science of Detroit is part of a network of locations around the world, who bring science education to millions of children each year. There innovative programs help kids learn about science through their fun after school programs, preschool programs, and camps.

Mad Science encourages scientific literacy in children in an age when science is as vital as reading, writing and arithmetic and we don’t stop there.

For 30 years, the Mad Science group has invested in research and development and continues to do so. They believe in the importance of being at the forefront of our industry and continue to create hands-on science programming for kids.


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Martial Arts

 
 
Martial arts aids in the development of character and mental strength.  We offer Karate with Doug, Choi Kwang-Do, and Tae Kwon Do for all ages. Classes are for ages 3 thru Adult and are taught in a family-friendly atmosphere.
 
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Music

 
 

Looking for a place where your child can develop learning skills through music and motor activities, use cooperation and social skills to make new friends and be introduced to structured activities that will help prepare for pre-school?  Come with your child to experience open play on Novi’s largest indoor playground. Children sing, play rhythm instruments and move to the beat during interactive music that focuses on concentration, following instructions and growing upon skills week to week. The open playground fulfills your child’s insatiable energy and curiosity to explore, play on balance beams, climbing structures, kid sized trampoline and dozens more toys and games.  Marie Kennedy has combined her passion for working with children with her love of music.  She has 25 years experience teaching countless pre-school programs. For more detailed course descriptions visit www.playandmakemusic.com

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Reading/Writing/Social Skills

 
 

NEW for Fall 2017... Kindergarten Readiness Parent and Child Workshop!
 

Adults and kids will have a blast and learn fast through this fun, fast paced workshop! Adults will be given materials and learning tools to use in-between sessions. Everyone will learn what teachers expect from children who are starting kindergarten. When the workshop ends, you will have everything you need to keep the learning going. If your child can identify just a few letters, he/she is ready to participate. Visit www.southlyonreadingsuccess.com/Helpto view the types of activities this class will explore.


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PLEASE NOTE: This program and instructor are not affiliated with the South Lyon School District.


Spanish

 
 

Learn Spanish with Bilingual Fun through interactive lessons, games, music, and movement. The elementary Spanish enrichment classes focus on interaction and communication. Bilingual Fun’s nationally recognized program teaches to the multiple intelligences of young children (grades K - 5), providing a fun, natural environment for language development. For more information, please visit http://bilingualfun.com.


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What's New!

 
 
New and exciting classes that are being offered this Fall...

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*PLEASE NOTE...the sewing classes have a change in location! Classes will now be held in the Senior Center/Center for Active Adults. Located in the SW corner of the South Lyon High School (Pontiac Trail and Eleven Mile Rd.). Enter off Pontiac Trail with the light by the football stadium. The center is located across from the pool entrance. There is a separate entrance door that faces west with plenty of parking right in front.

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