717-367-0355  
   
 
Aquatics  
Parent & Child Aquatics
Parents will participate in the pool with their child. This American Red Cross class is designed to help young children feel comfortable in and around the water. A certified water safety instructor will teach. Ages 6 months to 3 years old.

Sat Sept 13-Nov 22 (no 9/20, 10/25 & 11/1)
8:45-9:15 am (ages 2-4) (A)
9:20-9:50 am (6 mo-2 years) (B)
MV Patton Pool
$75 ($82 NM)

   
Learn to Swim
8 session classes! This program provides opportunities for achievement and allows smooth transition between levels of instruction. Activities offered at every level stimulate interest and motivate participants to advance to the next level of instruction. A certified water safety instructor will teach. Ages 6+

Sat Sept 13-Nov 22 (no 9/20, 10/25 & 11/1)
8-8:40 am (Level IV/V)
9:55-10:35 am (Level III)
10:40-11:10 am (Level II)
11:15-11:45 am (Level I)
11:50-12:20 pm (Preschool) (Ages 4-5)
12:25-1:05 pm (Adult)
MV Patton Pool
$75 ($82 NM)
Adult Learn to Swim
8 session classes! Participants will overcome the fear of water, learn to float, get your feet down and stand up, breathing without inhaling water and swimming. Past participants or those who know how to swim will work on stroke improvement and new strokes. Swimmers will also develop a more efficient stroke, kick & breathing while leaning new strokes and skills. Ages 16+.
Sat Sept 13-Nov 22 (no 9/20, 10/25 & 11/1)
12:25-1:05 pm
MV Patton Pool
$75 ($82 NM)
 
Water Aerobics

Class combines aerobic conditioning and resistance training, with the added benefit of being gentle on the joints. Participants will develop cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength while enjoying motivating music and having fun in the pool. Ages 16+

Thu 7:30-8:15 pm
Sept 4-Oct 9 (I)
Oct 23-Dec 4 (no 11/27) (II)
MV Patton Pool
$42 ($49 NM)

Aquacise

Want more energy? What about flexibility, strength, balance and core stability? Join us for a high energy, deep water, heart healthy
workout. Move at your own pace through this cardio workout with additional moves to stretch, strengthen and build endurance.
Ages 16+

Tue & Thu 10:15-11 am
Sept 9-Oct 16 (I)
Oct 28-Dec 9 (no 11/27) (II)
MV Patton Pool
$60 ($67 NM)

Hydro Pilates

Class is a non-impact strengthening and stretching that requires precise breathing and muscle control. Mind-body focus in gradual methodical placement and movement uses moves from yoga, modern dance and gymnastics. This class is adaptable for anyone. Ages 16+

Tue & Thu 11:15 am-12 noon
Sept 9-Oct 16 (I)
Oct 28-Dec 9 (no 11/27) (II)
MV Patton Pool
$60 ($67 NM)

 
Deep Water Workout

Deep water exercise class to challenge the whole body. Class will improve muscle tone, core strength and cardio fitness. Participants will use water exercise equipment to enhance the workout. Participants should feel comfortable in the deep water while wearing a floatation belt. Ages 16+

Wed 7:30-8:30 pm
Sept 17-Oct 22 (I)
Nov 5-Dec 10 (II)
MV Patton Pool
$40 ($47 NM)

 
Aqua Zumba
Ditch the workout, join the Pool Party! This class is a safe and effective water-based workout that integrated the Zumba formula
with the traditional aqua fitness discipline. Ages 14+

Tue Sept 23-Nov 25
7:30-8:30 pm
MV Patton Pool
$75 ($82 NM)
 
Splash Bash

An opportunity to splash with your friends and family. Enjoy swimming, floating, diving and fun in the water.

Fri Sept 12, Oct 24, Nov 14, Dec 12
7:30-9:30 pm
MV Patton Pool
$4/Person

 
Youth/Teen
Girls Middle School Volleyball League

Get ready for the Fall 2014 season! This program will compete in a girls volleyball league on Monday nights (Sept 8-Oct 27). For girls in grades 7 & 8

Mon, Tue & Thu Aug 11-Oct 27
6-8 pm
Bear Creek Gym
$175

Middle School Volleyball Form
   
Fiddle Sticks Lacrosse

Come play the fastest game on two feet! Coach Jackie Hoover and EAHS Varsity Players will teach passing, shooting, scooping, catching and craddling using fun games. Stick, ball and t-shirt is included in fee. Girls & boys grades K-3

Mon Sept 8-Oct 27
6-7 pm
Field 1
$50 ($57 NM)

 
Baton Twirling

Program will be filled with twirlz and whirlz! Your child will learn beginner twirling skills, partner and group skills, marching techniques, and basic leaps, jumps, and turns used by twirlers everywhere. All ages are welcome.

Tue Sept 9-Oct 14
6:30-7:15 pm
CC Lobby
$25 ($31 NM)

 
 
Little Warriors Floor Hockey Program

Children will learn the basics of floor hockey rules, scoring and positions. This program will encourage exercise, team work, leadership and socialization in a fun, exciting environment. Players will work on stick handling, shooting and passing. All equipment is provided.

Wed Sept 10-Oct 15 (I)
Oct 29-Dec 3 (II)
6-7 pm (ages 6-9) (A)
7-8 pm (ages 10-13) (B)
CC Gym
$60 ($67 NM)

 
 
Laughing Yoga for Teens

It’s a teen thing! Learn how laughter can help improve your relationships with friends and family. Have fun with a simple exercise to add to your daily routine. Grades 7-12. Check it out at: laughteryoga.org.

Wed Sept 10-Oct 22
6-7 pm
Artspress Studio
$60 ($67 NM)

 
 
Gymnastics

Beginner class is for anyone who has not taken gymnastics and would like to learn the basic skills. Intermediate 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.
Cassie Ernest & Angela Varney will instruct. Ages 6-12

Thu Sept 11-Oct 16 (I)
Oct 30-Dec 11 (no 11/27) (II)
5:45-6:45 pm (Beginner) (A)
6:45-7:45 pm (Intermediate) (B)
7:45-8:45 pm (Advanced) (C)
$60 ($67 NM) CC Gym

 
Babysitter's Training Course

Get the training you need to handle any babysitting situation! Learn to supervise and care for infants through early teens. In addition to basic care for infants (holding, diapering, feeding, etc.), first aid and choking intervention will be taught. Participants will receive
certification upon completion of necessary time requirements. Please bring a bag lunch. Ages 11 & up

Sat Sept 20
10 am-4 pm
CC Lobby
$85 ($92 NM)

 
Elementary Run for Fitness

Boys and girls in grades 1-6 will compete in a half-mile fun run.

Thu Sept 25
5 pm
Elizabethtown Fairgrounds
FREE; Pre-registration recommended

 
 
Pond Fishing for Beginners

Make this a family event! Participants will be provided with rod, reel, tackle and bait. This class will instruct beginners on how to use the equipment. Best of all, the class will be held pond side so participants can test out their new skills. All ages are welcome. Over age 16 must have a PA Fishing License.

Sat Sept 27
9-11 am
Location is TBA
$10 ($14 NM)
Raindate is Oct 4

 
Beginner Tennis Lessons

Class focused on building basic tennis fundamentals and cultivating a love of the game through drills and fun games. Brenda & Audrey McBride will instruct. Ages 7-11

Sat Oct 11-Nov 8
3-4 pm
HS Tennis Courts
$45 ($57 NM)

 
 
Beg/Int Tennis Lessons

For players who are beyond the beginner level but need work refining their technique. Focus will be on moving, hitting, and match play skills.
Recommended for those aspiring to play high school tennis. Brenda & Audrey McBride will instruct. Ages 12-16.

Sat Oct 11-Nov 8
4-5 pm
HS Tennis Courts
$45 ($57 NM)

 
Roller Skating

All ages are invited to come out for a fun night of skating at Doc’s Roller Rink.

Tue Oct 14
6-8 pm
Doc’s Roller Review
$5 ($3 skate rental if needed)

 
 
SAT Prep Course

This course is an essential step to help you reach your college admission goals. The course is 10 hours of instruction by Beth Wagner who is a qualified, experienced and certified teacher. It will familiarize students with the test directions, the types of questions and teach necessary skills for SAT success in math, reading and writing. Instructor will work to lower testing anxiety and improve test taking ability. Fee includes
The Official SAT Study Guide, 2nd Edition. Register early. Class size is limited. Grades 9-12

Sat Oct 25 & Nov 1
8 am-1 pm
MS Room 1130
$105 ($112 NM)

 
5th-6th Grade Travel Basketball Leagues  

Boys and girls teams will play in a local travel basketball league. Flyers will be distributed through the EASD schools. Tryout Dates:

BOYS Oct 4, 8-9 am & Oct 6, 6-7 pm
GIRLS Oct 4, 9:15-10:15 am& Oct 6, 7:30-8:30 pm
MS Gym
$105

 
 
7th-9th Grade Travel Basketball Leagues  

Boys and girls teams will play in a local travel basketball league. Flyers will be distributed through the EASD schools. Draft night will be tba.

 

 
 
BEARS Youth Basketball Program

Organized practices and games for children in grades 1-6. Forms for this program will be distributed in late October. Interested in coaching or officiating, please call the GEARS Office at 367-0355. Volunteer coaches are needed!

Draft Dates:
Nov 10, 6-7 pm BOYS Grades 3-4
Nov 10, 7:15-8:15 pm BOYS Grades 5-6
Nov 12, 6-7 pm GIRLS Grades 3-6
MS Gym

 
 
Preschool  
Iddy Biddy Giggles

This class is full of giggles and smiles. We will be incorporating Laughing Yoga with the innocence of child play. Children will learn to connect with others in a new way. Parents are welcome to join their child. Curious, check out laughteryoga.org. Ages 4-6

Mon Sept 8-Oct 20
5-6 pm
Artspress Studio
$30 ($37 NM)


 
   
KinderTots
Designed to develop gross motor skills, movement, creativity, physical development and body awareness, while learning numbers, colors, shapes and songs. Age 2

Tue 5:45-6:15 pm
Sept 9-Oct 14 (I)
Nov 4-Dec 9 (II)
CC Lobby
$67 ($74 NM)

 
   
KinderDance
Developmental dance/movement and fitness program taught on 3 levels, teaching the basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics and creative movement while blending educational concepts. Ages 3-6.
Tue 6:25-7:10 pm
Sept 9-Oct 14 (I)
Nov 4-Dec 9 (II)
CC Lobby
$86 ($74 NM)

   
KinderGym
A developmental floor gymnastics program with emphasis on social and gross motor development, physical fitness and movement education, while learning numbers, colors, shapes and words. Ages 3-6.
Tue 7:20-7:50 pm
Sept 9-Oct 14 (I)
Nov 4-Dec 9 (II)
CC Lobby
$67 ($74 NM)
KinderTot, KinderDance and KinderGym classes are taught by instructors certified and trained who specialize in teaching dance, motor development, gymnastics, creative movement and fitness to young children.
Gym BEARS

This class will help develop large and small motor skills in a fun learning environment while introducing the fundamentals of gymnastics. Cassie Ernest & Angela Varney will instruct. Ages 3-6

Thu 5-5:45 pm
Sept 11-Oct 16 (I)
Oct 30-Dec 11 (no 11/27) (II)
CC Gym
$50 ($57 NM)

   
Iddy Biddy Soccer

Coaches will teach basic soccer skills such as kicking, foot placement, dribbling, passing and trapping. Participants will become familiar with
the game of soccer. Fee includes a t-shirt. Ages 3-5

Sat Sept 13-Oct 18
9-10 am (A)
10-11 am (B)
Fairview Field 2
$40 ($47 NM)


 
   
Iddy Biddy Tennis
Fun way for little players to become familiar with basics of tennis fundamentals and equipment, while developing hand-eye coordination and movement skills. Brenda & Audrey McBride will instruct. Ages 4-6

Sat Oct 11-Nov 8
2:15-3 pm
HS Tennis Courts
$40 ($47 NM)

 
   
Iddy Biddy Basketball  
Bring your little tike out for a hoopin’ good time! Coaches will teach basic shooting, dribbling and passing skills. Fee includes a t-shirt.
Ages 4-6

Sat Dec 6-Jan 31 (no 12/27)
8:30-9:30 am
East High Elem Gym
$45 ($52 NM)

   
 
Dance  
Discover Dance
Class is designed to encourage younger children in a fun way to express themselves through several dance disciplines (ballet, jazz & creative movement). Dancers will develop body awareness, gross motor skills, rhythm and flexibility. Optional Tap Class either before or after your class. Abi Ernharth will instruct. Ages 3-5
Mon Sept 8-Oct 20 (I) Nov 3-Dec 15 (II)
5-5:45 (Level II) (Int) (A)
5:50-6:05 pm (Tap) (B)
6:10-6:55 pm (Level I) (Beg) (C)
CC Lobby
$35 ($42 NM)
$10 additional fee for Tap Class
   
Funky Jazz/Hip Hop
Class is a fun style of dance for anyone who wants to move and groove. Class will teach fundamental jazz skills to fun up-beat music. Class will include warm up stretching, across the floor and center floor work. Haley Raffensperger will instruct. Ages 6-12

Tue Sept 9-Oct 14
7:15-8 pm
CC Lobby
$25 ($31 NM)

   
Mommy & Me
Class is designed to encourage younger children to express themselves through dance in a fun way with support from Mom. Dancers will develop body awareness, gross motor skills, rhythm and flexibility. Dancers and Mothers will learn the foundations of Ballet. Abi Ernharth will instruct. Ages 2-3.5

Wed 5:15-6 pm
Sept 10-Oct 22 (I) Nov 5-Dec 17 (II)
CC Lobby
$35 ($42 NM)

 
   
Lyrical Dance
Class will teach your child the fundamentals of Ballet and the creative story telling of lyrical. Abi Ernharth will instruct. Ages 5-8

Wed 6:15-7 pm
Sept 10-Oct 22 (I) Nov 5-Dec 17 (II)
CC Lobby
$35 ($42 NM)

 
   
 
Continuing Education  
Smart Driver
8-hour classroom course is designed to meet the needs of older drivers. Participants sharpen driving skills, develop strategies for adjusting to age related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time, and learn about the effects of medication on driving performance. Available to all motorists age 50 and older. This is a Penn Dot approved course and may entitle you to a discount on your auto insurance (check with your agent). Participants must bring a current driver’s license. Gene O’Brien will instruct. Ages 50+

Tue & Wed Sept 9 & 10
2-6 pm
Senior Center
$15 AARP Member
$20 AARP Non-Member

AARP Driver Safety Program
Four-hour refresher course for people who have previously taken the eight-hour course. Course may fulfill requirements for a continuing insurance discount from any auto insurer doing business in PA. All participants MUST bring evidence of previous course completion to receive a certificate. Participants must also bring a valid PA drivers license. Gene O’Brien will instruct. Ages 50+

Wed Sept 17 5-9 pm (I)
Wed Oct 29 2-6 pm (II)
Senior Center
$15 AARP Member
$20 AARP Non-Member

 
Canine Fast Track Basic Obedience
Class is geared toward the canine team (dog/owner) for learning basic obedience (sit down, hold, stay, walking on a leash, coming when called, etc.), problem solving (barking, house training, play biting, etc.) and tricks! Focus will be on basic commands with positive reinforcement. Handlers must be 16 years old. Dogs must be at least 3 months old. Deb Haldeman has 18 years of training experience in obedience conformation and therapy.

Tue Sept 16-Oct 7
7-8 pm
E-town Fairgrounds
$50 ($57 NM)

Bring a 6-foot leash (fabric or leather), dog treats and proof of vaccination. Recommended that dog receives Kennel Cough Vaccine.

Advanced Canine Good Citizen
This class is designed for dogs that have already completed a beginner class. The class will focus on strengthening basic commands, sit/down, stay, walking on a leash, etc. Class will also begin some basic training for the canine good citizen test and rally obedience. Handlers must be 16 years old. Deb Haldeman has 18 years of training experience in obedience conformation and therapy.

Tue Sept 16-Oct 7
8-9 pm
E-town Fairgrounds
$50 ($57 NM)

Bring a 6-foot leash (fabric or leather), dog treats and proof of vaccination. Recommended that dog receives Kennel Cough Vaccine.

 
 
Medicare Madness
The Basics of Medicare Explained
Are you age 64 or older? If so, this class will explain the Medicare Open Enrollment process, outline Medicare Parts A, B, C and D, describe the difference between a Medicare Supplemental (Medigap) and a Medicare Advantage Plan, and provide important definitions. Additionally, we will walk through how to find a plan that best fits your needs and how to obtain needs-based assistance through the federal and state government. Jonathan Ebersole currently works in the health insurance industry and has over six years of experience working with Medicare and healthcare plans. He has a Masters
in Business Administration from Millersville University.
Wed Sept 24 (I) Nov 19 (II)
6-8 pm
Rec Room #2
$10 ($14 NM)
Wills, Trusts & Estates
What is a Will? What happens if you do not have one? How do you make a Will? What is a Trust? Do you need/want one? What do you do if you have to administer an Estate? This class is designed to be an introductory course to give you a working knowledge of the law in the Estate area. Questions about particular circumstances will be welcome. Instructor, Thomas Beckley, is an attorney who devotes a large portion of his practice to Estate Planning and Administration. Ages 18+

Thu Oct 16
7-9 pm
Rec Room #2
$10 ($14 NM)

 
Getting Paid to Talk,
Making Money with Your Voice
An Introduction to professional voice acting Have you ever been told that you have a great voice? This exciting class will explore numerous aspects of voice over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the internet in your area. We will cover all the basics, including how to prepare the all - important demo, how to be successful and learn great income in this exciting field. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and to hear examples of demos recorded by professional voice actors. Class participants will even have a chance to record a commercial script under the direction of our Voicecoaches. com producer! This class is informative, lots of fun, and a great first step for anyone
interested in voice acting professionally.
Wed Oct 22
6:30-9 pm
Rec Room #2
$25 ($31 NM)
 
 
Hobbies  
Ceramics for Beginners
Here is an opportunity to explore the world of ceramics and have fun at the same time. Participants will be able to paint a selected ceramic piece. Come and explore the art of ceramics. Wear comfortable clothes. Ages 18+

Mon Sept 8 (I) Oct 13 (II)
6-8 pm
Artspress Studio
$25 ($32 NM)

 
Paint your own Christmas Present
Create a gift for yourself or others. Pay the price on the bisqueware plus tax. No other fees! Enjoy a relaxing environment. All ages. Parents must accompany small children.

Mon Sept 22 (I) Nov 10 (II)
6-8 pm
Artspress Studio
FREE ($7 NM)

 
Paint your own Ceramics
Artspress yourself by selecting your favorite ceramic piece from a special selection chosen for this class and personalize it to reflect your own uniqueness. Supplies will be provided. Wear comfortable clothes. Ages 18+

Mon Oct 20 (I) Nov 17 (II)
6-8 pm
Artspress Studio
$25 ($32 NM)

 
Essential Oils 101
Essential oils are the natural, aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers and other parts of the plant. Aside from smelling amazing, essential oils also have medicinal and therapeutic qualities as well. You will learn the basics of safe essential oil use and take home samples to try. Ages 18+

Sun Oct 12 (I) Nov 9 (II)
6-8 pm
Artspress Studio
$25 ($32 NM)

 
Intro to Creative Writing
Have you ever had a great idea for a story but didn’t know how to get it down on paper? In this class you will begin to learn
how to capture your writing voice through practical tips and techniques. Ages 16+

Tue Oct 7-28
6-8 pm
Artspress Studio
$50 ($57 NM)

 
Journal Journey: The Art of Soul Writing
This is more than just writing in a diary! Focused journal exercises can help us use our daily expereinces as tools to find direction and wisdom. No writing rules, no grammar, no judgement! Paper & pens provided. Ages 16+

Sun Sept 14 (I) Oct 19 (II)
6-8 pm
Artspress Studio
$25 ($31 NM)

 
Glass Fusing for Beginners
Fused glass is glass that has been fired (heat-processed) in a kiln at a range of high temperatures. At this class you will learn various fusing techniques. Each student will have the opportunity to make 2 pieces of their choice (glass tile, ornament or piece of jewelry). Ages 9+

Sat Oct 18
10 am-12 noon
Senior Center
$50 ($57 NM)
Pieces will be available for pick up by the end of the month.

 
 
Fitness  
Dahn Yoga

Class will help you channel your energy more efficiently, breathe more deeply, and become stronger and more flexible. The class combines breathing and relaxation techniques, physical exercise, yoga, stretching, kigong, visualization and meditation. Learn how to shift your focus from outside to within yourself. Through breathing postures, you will gather energy in your core, leaving you feeling strong, calm, and fresh. Bring your own mat or towel. Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing. Cindy Forry & Elizabeth Mosher are Dahn Yoga Masters. Ages 14+.

Mon Class
Sept 8-Oct 13 (I) 6:30-7:45 pm
Oct 27-Dec 1 (II)

Wed Class
Sept 3-Oct 8 (I)
Oct 22-Dec 10 (no 11/5, 11/12 & 12/17) (II)

MV Carpenter Chapel
$38 ($45 NM)
   
Hatha Flow Yoga

Multi-level class incorporates yoga poses, conscious breathing and a meditative focus to foster strength, flexibility and relaxation. Each class includes the following phases: checking in and warming up; building heat and awakening energy; focused strength, balance and breath work; deep stretching and a final relaxation. Various options will be provided for more or less intensity throughout the class so that it is tailored to individual participant needs. Participants should wear layers of comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat, strap and block. Class will be taught by Charla Lorenzen, a certified Hatha Yoga instructor. No experience necessary. Ages 14+

Thu 6-7 pm
Sept 4-Oct 9 (I)
Oct 23-Dec 4 (no 11/27) (II)
MV Carpenter Chapel
$48 ($55 NM)

   
Zumba Gold
A toned-down version of Zumba! A fun aerobics-type class, part dance and part fitness, based primarily on Latin American & International style music. Geared to the deconditioned person/beginner exerciser and the active older adult. For those that may be hesitant to go “full-out” for whatever reason, Zumba Gold is the way to go! Judy McMillen is a licensed Zumba Gold Instructor. Ages 14+

Mon 6-6:45 pm
Sept 8-Oct 20 (no 10/13) (I)
Nov 3-Dec 8 (II)
MV Memorial Hall Gym
$30 ($37 NM)

   
Pilates
This exercise class is designed to follow the exercise methods created by Joseph Pilates, the founder of the Pilates method. This class will take you through the movements and exercises that will help increase good posture, build muscle, prevent injuries and help you become a happier, healthier you. Please bring a yoga mat or towel. Ages 14+

Tue Class
Sept 9-Oct 14
4-5 pm (A) 5-6 pm (B)

Thu Class
Sept 11-Oct 16
8-9 am (C) 9-10 am (D)

MV Carpenter Chapel
$40 ($47 NM)

   
Spin & Sculpt
Want to burn 400-600 calories, improve your cardiovascular fitness, increase muscle tone and have fun exercising without impacting your joints? Try this 45 minute indoor cycling class combined with 15 minutes of toning/ core. Participants will climb hills, hit jumps and ride through valleys. You will be addicted to this major calorie burning class in no time! Don’t forget your workout towel and water! All fitness levels are welcome. Ages 16+

Tue & Thu Sept 9-Oct 30
6-7 pm
Rec Room #4
$70 ($77 NM)

 
Power Yoga
Class focuses on strength, balance and flexibility while linking mind and body through breath. Sun salutations, standing and seated postures, balance poses & intense relaxation combined in one class that allows the beginner or advanced yoga student to enjoy an invigorating and fulfilling experience. Stephanie Weaver will instruct. Ages 16+

Tue 6:15-7:15 pm
Sept 9-Oct 14 (I)
Oct 28-Dec 2 (II)
MV Carpenter Chapel
$60 ($67 NM)

 
   
Yoga 101
Yoga for beginners is a great way to learn the poses and breathe without feeling lost. Each pose is broken down slowly and safely giving
you time to feel the pose and learn the benefits of each pose. Bring a yoga mat. Michelle Pelna will instruct. Ages 16+

Wed 10:30-11:30 am
Sept 10-Oct 22 (I) Nov 5-Dec 17 (II)
MV Lodge Meeting Room
$52 ($59 NM

 
Yoga Level II

Emerge yourself deeper into your yoga poses with our Level II. This class will teach you to lead with your breathe and go deeper into each pose. A great class to turn up your modifications and take yourself inward. Detoxifying, strengthening and lengthening of the muscles will be achieved. Previous yoga experience a plus and/or Yoga 101. Bring a yoga mat. Michelle Pelna will instruct. Ages 16+

Wed 9:15-10:15 am
Sept 10-Oct 22 (I)
Nov 5-Dec 17 (II)
MV Lodge Meeting Room
$52 ($59 NM)

 
   
Laughing Yoga

Laughter is the best medicine! This yoga focuses on using laughter as a way to involve more positive energy throughout the body and mind. Wear comfortable clothes. Curious, check out laughteryoga.org.

Tue Sept 9-Oct 21
5-6 pm (A)
7-8 pm (B)
Artspress Studio
$60 ($67 NM)

 
   
Laughing Yoga for Seniors
This low impact yoga class will be a refreshing way to have a good overall feeling. Have fun and relax with laughter. Check it out at laughteryoga.org. Ages 55+

Wed Sept 10-Oct 22
7-8 pm
Artspress Studio
$60 ($67 NM)

 
   
Zumba
Zumba is a dance fitness class that fuses motivational musical rhythms and unique moves to create a dynamic workout system designed to be FUN and EASY TO DO! The routines feature interval training where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning calories. Add some Latin flavor and International zest into the mix and you’ve got Zumba! Ditch the Workout, join the party! Less than $5 per class! Classes are taught by a licensed Zumba fitness instructor. Ages 14+

Tue Class
Sept 23-Nov 25
6-7 pm

Thu Class
Sept 25-Dec 4 (no 11/27)
6-7 pm

MV Memorial Hall Gym
$50 ($57 NM)

   
Intro to Tai Chi
For people new to Tai Chi or have not practiced in years. A simple 10-step Taiji form introduces students to the basic postures appearing in many Tai Chi forms. Attention will be given to relaxation, basic alignment and how to move safely. Ben Ninmann has been teaching Tai Chi for 9 years. Ages 16+.
Tue Sept 23-Dec 16 (no 10/14, 11/25 & 12/9)
7-8 pm
Rheems Elementary
$95 ($102 NM)
   
Advanced Tai Chi
After learning the 10-step form in the Intro class, participants will take the postures and learn to integrate them with new moves. Sword and other weapon forms are gradually introduced and integrated with additional hand forms. Ben Ninmann has been teaching Tai Chi for 9 years. Ages 16+.

Tue Sept 23-Dec 16 (no 10/14, 11/25 & 12/9)
8-9 pm
Rheems Elementary
$95 ($102 NM)

 
   
H.I.I.T.
H.I.I.T. stands for High Intensity Interval Training, which means you will use various stations to whip you into shape. You will use jump ropes,
exercise balls, free weights and more to challenge muscles in your entire body. Body weight exercises will also be implemented. Bring a
towel and water. Cheryl Dohner will instruct. Ages 14+
Mon & Wed Sept 29-Nov 19
7-8 pm
MV Memorial Hall Gym
$60 ($67 NM)
   
Walking
Walk at your own pace in the comfort of a gym. Rain or shine. Check in each day at the Community Center office. Available to all ages.

Mon -Fri Sept 2-Dec 31 (no 11/27, 28, 12/24, 25 & 26)
8:30-9:30 am
CC Gym
FREE; Registration required

 
   
 
Athletics  
Moo-Duk-Kwan Karate
Gain self-defense, self-discipline and self-respect with physical fitness benefits with year-round instruction for children and adults. This is a Korean Martial Art with a white through black belt system. Roger Engle, a 7th degree black belt, has taught GEARS karate since 1978. Ages 5+

Mon, Tue & Thu
6-7:30 pm
Sept 2-30
Oct 2-30
Nov 3-25
Dec 2-30 (no 12/25 & 12/29)
MS Wrestling Room
$45/month ($52 NM)

   
Power Volleyball  
Bump, set, spike! High school age through adults are invited to enjoy pick-up games of power volleyball.
Fri Sept 5-Dec 19 (no 11/28)
6:30-9:30 pm
MS Aux Gym
$4/Day ($5/Day NM)
 
   
Pickle-Ball  
All ages are invited to play in this program. Pickle-Ball is a combination of tennis and badminton played on a badminton sized court with lightweight paddles and plastic perforated balls (much like wiffle balls). These elements produce exciting, long rallies which consist of volleys at the net and ground strokes similar to tennis. Pickle-Ball is a great equalizer for differences in age, sex, strength and athletic ability. Equipment is available.
Tue Sept 2-Dec 30
12-2 pm
CC Gym
$4/Day ($5/Day NM)
 
   
Badminton  
Smash! Men, women and children are invited to play the exciting sport of badminton. Equipment is available.
Sept 3-Dec 22 (no 11/28)
Wed 11:30 am-2 pm
Fri 6-9 pm
CC Gym
$4/Day ($5/Day NM)
   
 
Leagues & Tourneys

 

League Standings
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Rec
Basketball

 

 

Girls Middle School Volleyball League

Get ready for the Fall 2014 season! This Middle School Volleyball Program will compete in a Girls Volleyball League on Monday nights (Sept 8-Oct 27). For girls in grades 7 & 8.

Mon, Tue & Thu Aug 11-Oct 27
6-8 pm
Bear Creek Gym
$175

 
   
Coed Softball League  

Enjoyable games for men and women softball enthusiasts. 10-game season with playoffs. Spetators are invited to watch these exciting games.

Mon - Thu Sept 2-Mid Nov
6:30-10:30 pm
Etown Park Softball Field
$340/Team

 
   
Church Volleyball Coed Sixes League  

Local area church volleyball coed sixes league. 10-match season with playoffs. Fans are welcome to attend.

Mon & Tue Sept 8-Mid Nov
6:30-10:30 pm
HS Gym & CC Gym
$200/Team

 
   
2-Person Scramble Golf Tournament
Sponsored by Dr. Dale Treese, DDS. Bring your game for the 18th Annual Two- Person Scramble Golf Tournament. Includes green fees, cart, steak dinner, awards and door prizes.

Fri Oct 3
8 am
Fairview Golf Course
$85/Player

   
Doubles Volleyball Tournament

CASH PRIZES!! Indoor pool-play tournament in two-person men & women doubles volleyball.

Sat Nov 8
8:30 am
Daubert Gym/Old HS Gym/MS Gym
$60 (Paid Pre-registration)
$80 (Walk-On)

 
   
 
Trips  
Phillies vs Pirates

Watch the Philadelphia Phillies take on the Pittsburg Pirates at Citizens Bank Park. Game time is 7:05 pm. Seats are located in Section 202 Row 4-7.

Thu Sept 11
MoviE-town Parking Lot
$85 ($92 NM)
   
Starspangled Celebration
Baltimore Inner Harbor

Star-Spangled Festival ~ An international parade of ships will be in Baltimore for the Star-Spangled Spectacular, the bicentennial of the Star-Spangled Banner and the National Anthem. Some 20 ships, including U.S. Navy, British and Canadian "grey hulls" and tall ships from around the globe are expected for the festivities. The event will feature public tours, land-based activities, fireworks and an air show featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. Ships will be staged in Baltimore's famed Inner Harbor and surrounding areas. There will be bus staging, performance spaces and group-friendly dining options.

Sat Sept 13 depart
9 am
HS Parking Lot
$59 ($66 NM)
   
The Lion King

The best-selling musical on Broadway! It tells the story of the epic adventures of a lion cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the
responsibilities of adulthood and his destined role as king.

Sat Oct 4
depart 7 am
HS Parking Lot
$189 ($196 NM)

   
Finger Lakes Winery Tour

On this trip you will explore eight different wineries! Overnight stay will be at the Holiday Inn-Waterloo. Trip includes transportation, tastings, box lunch, brunch at Bellhurst Mansion, dinner at Cobblestone Restaurant, and hotel accommodations.

Sat & Sun Oct 18 & 19
depart 6 am
HS Parking Lot
$239/person (based on double occ)
($246 NM)

 
   
Radio City Music Hall

Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime extraordinary experience that will redefine “Spectacular” from the moment you enter the doors! The show promises a showcase honoring an enduring tradition and immersive moments that will envelop you and your loved ones in the true meaning of Christmas.

Sat Nov 22
depart 6:30 am
HS Parking Lot
$139 ($146 NM)

   
NYC On Your Own

Motorcoach will drop off in the Times Square area. The day is then yours to explore NYC and all it has to offer.

Sat Dec 6
depart 7 am HS Parking Lot
$69 ($76 NM)

   

Upcoming 2015 Trips

Atlantic City Casinos ........................................................Jan 19-21
Valentine’s Weekend in NYC............................................Feb 14-15
Wicked on Broadway........................................................Feb 25
Mount Airy Casino The Belmonts Runaround Sue............March 25
DC Cherry Blossoms.........................................................April 11
Mohonk Mountain House.................................................May 9
NASCAR at Dover..............................................................May 31
Annapolis Tall Sail ...........................................................June 20
Watkins Glen Wine Festival.............................................July 11
Ellis Island & 9/11 Museum.............................................Aug 8
Coney Island/Brooklyn.....................................................Sept 19
Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad.......................................Oct 10
Eastern State Penitentiary “Ghost Tour”.........................Oct 31
Radio City.........................................................................Nov 21
Biltmore Estates..............................................................Dec 2-4
NYC Day on Your Own.....................................................Dec 12

   
 
Special Events  
Lady Bear Football  
Lady Bear traditional rivalry between the classes continues on Thompson Field under the lights! Spectators are encouraged to support their team.
Sat, Nov 8 Thompson Stadium
6 pm: Sophomores vs Freshmen
7:30 pm: Seniors vs Juniors
Admission Charge: $2/Person

 
Fall Bazaar & Pancake Breakfast  
Look for treasures which will include clothing, books, bake sale, chinese auction, food, attic trinkets and more! Bazaar from 7 am-1 pm and Pancake Breakfast from 7-11 am.
Sat, Nov 15
7 am-1 pm
GEARS Community Center

 
Ryan & Friends  
Join Ryan and all of his hilarious friends for a zany time of laughter. Meet Jeffrey, the eight year old self proclaimed star of the show. There’s Harold and Irene, a sweet old couple in their 50th year of marriage. Also joining them is Ardy, the southern skunk! Get ready to laugh at life as the gang discusses various topics.
Sat, Dec 6
1 pm
Middle School Auditorium
FREE; no registration required

 
Fall Festival  
GEARS is pleased to announce the 5th Annual Fall Festival. Event is family-friendly and features a fabulous array of entertainment, food, crafts, vendors and children’s activities including inflatables, arts & crafts, a haunted barn, a non-scary
hayride and games. Event held in conjunction with E-town College “Into the Streets”.
Saturday, Oct 25
10 am-4 pm
Elizabethtown Fairgrounds

Click here for additional information

Discount Tickets  
   

Registration Information

 
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1. On-Line
Register 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover.  
2. Fax-In 367-4138
FAX your registration 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, using Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover.  
3. Phone-In 367-0355
Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover..  
4. Mail-In
GEARS, 600 East High Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.  
5. Walk-In
Drop by our office (lower level of the E-town Middle School).  
   
Office Hours
8 am - 4 pm
Monday - Friday
 

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