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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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" for current program offerings.


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

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 ½ 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, Kaiut Yoga (NEW), Pilates, Cardio Drumming, Group Nutrition (NEW), Total Body Fitness! Call some friends, put on some comfortable clothing, grab a mat, grab your water bottle, and join us!

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GRASP

 
 
It's that time again!  Summer GRASP packets for the kids are available to order.  Packets need to be ordered by April 20, 2018.

GRASP is a 9 week correspondence program for grades K-8 which helps students maintain reading and math skills while they are on summer vacation.

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

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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Safety Town

 
 

Safety Town (age approx. 5 years old entering kindergarten)

Educate your upcoming kindergartner with several authentic, hands-on, interactive lessons on…Home and Fire Safety, Electrical Safety, Water Safety, Booster Seat Safety, Bike and Pedestrian Safety, Stranger Danger.



Big Kids Safety Town (age 6-11)

Parents have the critical duty to keep their children safe.  But parents can’t always be present, so BIG KIDS Safety Town discusses safety topics so your children can make informed decisions and act wisely on their own.  Topics include:  Cyber Safety, Bullying, Personal Safety, Poison Safety, Stranger Safety, Sports/Playground Safety, Drugs/Alcohol,  If you are lost…, Avoiding Fights, Someone Stealing, Gun Safety, etc… If your child enjoyed Safety Town, they’ll love BIG KIDS Safety Town!

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Click "here" for the 2018 Safety Town Registration form. There are no online registrations for this program accepted.



Sewing

 

Learn to sew by choosing from a variety of workshops geared toward the beginner student.  All classes are suitable for a parent and child to take together. Students should bring their own sewing machine and manual if possible. A limited number of machines are available to use upon request on a first come first serve. Please contact the SLARA office to reserve a machine. Please bring all supplies to class. A detailed supply list will be emailed after registration. Join us this session for machine basics, pillows, handbag, zipper pouch, drawstring bag, and skirt classes.


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