Adult Classes

Classes for adults. We offer a variety of classes based on the season. Classes such as, hunter’s safety, writing a book, and more.


Art Classes

We offer art classes for all ages (4 and up). Students can learn to draw cartoons, learn various drawing skills, acrylic painting, colored pencils, ceramics, glass etching, garden stone painting and many more techniques! We have classes for everyone!

See pages 10 and 11 to the right


Champion Force Athletics is a fun and exciting cheer program for students ages 4 — 18 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. This program works to build self confidence, poise, self esteem, and physical fitness.

See page 12 above.


In the Kitchen with 12 Kitchen Elves. In their kitchen they believe in magic they create with their own hands!  Elves will be introduced to basic kitchen safety, get familiar with kitchen equipment and utensils and, of course, they will get involved in lots and lots of cooking and baking. Their program is developed with the idea to introduce students to healthy eating habits and different food groups, teach them basic recipes, help young Chefs to become self-sufficient and partially independent in the kitchen. For safety reasons, all students must wear closed toe shoes; chefs with long hair have to have their hair pulled back. All classes include adult supervision and guidance, printed recipes, aprons and chefs hats to wear during the class. No food or drinks are necessary since Kitchen Elves will be making all food themselves!

See page 13 above.

Drivers Education

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All Star Driver Education

We’re Your Key to Safe Driving for Life

We have contractually selected All Star Driver Education as the driving school to provide our SLARA students the safest and engaging driver education program. All Star Driver Education has been offering our students their Segment One and Two classes for over 10 years at both South Lyon HS and over a year at South Lyon East HS.

Why All Star?

  • Industry-leading instructors that are FBI background checked and CPR, First Aid and sexual harassment prevention certified.
  • Modern “5 Star Safety” rated fleet equipped with real-time GPS monitoring technology.
  • Engaging curriculum with interactive games and activities for better student knowledge retention.


  • Must be 14 years and 8 months to start the GDL process – Segment One Course
  • Offered at both South Lyon HS and South Lyon East HS. Classes start right after school/at school, very convenient for both students and parents.
  • Also offers holiday classes where students can finish their drivers ed over winter break or summer break. Some holiday classes offered at First Presbyterian Church, South Lyon.
  • New classes offered every month of the year.
  • Road Test is also available at Detroit or Ann Arbor locations.
  • They also offer private drives and courses for adults.

They have a very engaging program that teaches students to become Safe, Trustworthy, Attentive and Responsible (S.T.A.R.) Drivers! Sign up calling their office at (734) 665-7374 or for South Lyon High School or South Lyon East High School.

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Education Enrichment

SLARA offers classes that are educational to students and follow along with the STEAM program being taught in schools. One of our newest programs is Challenge Island. An award-winning, hands-on, Arts Integrated program aligned with Common Core, State and Next Generation Science, ELA, as well as Social/Emotional Standards. We are offering after-school programs for Grades 1 through 8 and an evening class for Grades 6 - 8.

See page 25 above.




We offer fitness classes for children and adults. Zumba is a total body workout for ages 16 and up. Move and Groove for ages 5 to 12.  And new for Winter 2020 Zumbini for ages 0 to 3, and Tumble Bunnies Yoga for ages 3 to 5. No experience is necessary! Call some friends, put on some comfortable clothing, grab your water bottle, and join us!

See page  17 above.


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.

See page 18 above.

Martial Arts

Martial arts aids in the development of character and mental strength.  We offer Choi Kwang-Do and Tae Kwon Do and new for Winter 2020 Shotokan Karate. Classes are for ages 3 thru Adult and are taught in a family-friendly atmosphere.

See page 18 and 19 above.


SLARA offers a variety of classes that may not fit under a standard category. Classes such as  Self Defense, Teen Life Skills,  just to name a few.

See pages 20, 24 above.


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.

See page 11 above.


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 activities for all ages! Classes/leagues include Middle School Bowling Club, Family Doubles, Pizza Pals, Pizza Bumpers, and Zookeepers Bowling.

See page 12 above.

Equestrian/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 and camps range from Tiny Tot Lessons (ages 4-6) to Senior Riding Lessons (ages 50+). For more detailed course descriptions, please visit www.wildwindstable.com

See page 16 above.


South Lyon Area Recreation Authority has made arrangements to acquire the GRASP program for your child this summer. 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. It should take you and your child approximately one hour per week to complete each weekly lesson.

See page  20 above.

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.

See page  24 above.

Performing Arts

We offer a wide variety of class in dance and musical theatre.

We offer classes and camps through The Studio which has been rated as a "People's Choice" award winner for the area's top dance studio. There are classes for all ages (2 ½ to 18) and all types of styles (Bounce and Boogie, Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Pom). For more detailed course descriptions visit www.thestudiosouthlyon.com

We have unique and non-traditional classes through the Center for Performing Arts and Learning in Wixom. They are offering classes such as Acro Yoga, Aerial Silks, Ballet for Adults, Bollywood for all ages, Capoeira, Tap, and others for all ages.

Our Musical theatre workshops focus on a variety of dance techniques, singing techniques, basic and intermediate theater, public speaking skills, and improvisation. The sessions end with a culminating performance where parents, friends, and family can come see the tools and skills as well as scenes, songs and dances that the students will learn. Choreographed and directed by Lauren Neuman-The Traveling Trainers.


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We offer classes and camps through The Studio which has been rated as a "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, Lyrical and much more. For more detailed course descriptions visit www.thestudiosouthlyon.com

We also offer unique and one of a kind classes through the Center for Performing Arts and Learning in Wixom. They are offering classes such as Aerial Yoga, Aerial Silks, Ballet for Adults, Bollywood for all ages, and Line Dancing.

See pages 14 and 15 above.

Musical Theatre

Musical theatre workshops focuses on a variety of dance techniques, group and individual singing techniques, basic and intermediate theater, public speaking skills, improvisation, as well as other performing arts techniques. The session will end with a culminating performance where parents, friends, and family can come see the tools and skills as well as scenes, songs and dances that the students will learn with us. Choreographed and directed by Lauren Neuman-The Traveling Trainers.

See page 22 above.


The Center for Performing Arts and Learning is offers private music lessons for guitar, ukulele, keyboard, drum and voice!

See page 21 above.

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!

Please complete the following online Safety Town Participant Emergency Form BEFORE class begins https://form.jotform.com/80576490588168. You may complete it online OR print the form off of the above list of documents and return to the SLARA office prior to class starting.

Be sure and print the Safety Town Welcome and Snack Letter from the above documents as well for even more information.

See page 23 above.   

Safety Town is sponsored by 






Tumble Bunnies

Tumble Bunnies!  Each of their programs promotes confidence, self-esteem, coordination, courage & FUN for every child. Their unique style of teaching encourages learning and bubbles energetically with non-stop activity. Each of their positive, enthusiastic and energetic programs consists of age appropriate, unique lesson plans that enable successful learning through physical and mental movement. They offer Music classes for ages 3 - 5 and Yoga for ages 3 - 5.

See pages 17 and 21 above.

Featured Events

Flag Football Registration Deadline
Mar 1 all-day
Travel Volleyball League Registration Deadline
Mar 6 all-day
Mom Son 80’s Party @ Millennium Middle School
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Bust out those neon clothes and come party hardy at the most radical Mom/Son party around!!

More info will be in the Winter Brochure


Monday thru Friday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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