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Summer Youth Program  
Summer Playground Program

This Summer, your child can have fun with other kids right in your own neighborhood park or elementary school. Program leaders will lead supervised, quality recreation activities. Kids will learn social and physical skills through recreation activities, but it’s more than fun and games. This program promotes good citizenship among children, and the fun activities keep kids active and entertained.

Playground Kick-Off Days!!!
June 16 & 17 (Monday & Tuesday)
Free introduction to the playground program. Meet the staff and participate in fun playground activities.

Who: Children ages 6-14

What: Seven weeks of organized FUN!

When: Mon-Thu, June 16-July 31 9 am-12 noon

Where: Elizabethtown Community Park
Mill Road Elementary School
Rheems Elementary School

* Your choice of site! Registered participants are welcomed and encouraged to attend any and all sites.

Fee: $45/child for the entire Summer!!
Part-Time Fee: $4/day/child

Corporate and personal scholarships are available for children unable to afford
fees. Please check with the GEARS Office.

Note To Parents: The Summer Playground Program is designed to provide “drop-in” activities for children and is not a substitute for childcare. Attendance is not mandatory nor enforced. Be sure to inform your child of your expectations regarding attendance.

GEARS does not provide accident insurance. Playground participants must provide
their own accident insurance

Art-rageous
Learn how to draw your favorite cartoon characters, or make up your own cartoon characters! Then apply these characters to your own
comic strip! At the end of this camp you will understand the basics of pencil rendering. Shading, detail and shapes will also be discussed.
Supplies for this class are included in the fee. Camp will be taught by Gabrielle Veith, certified teacher, freelance artist and clothing designer. Ages 6-12

M-F June 9-13
6-7 pm
CC Ceramic Room
$55 ($62 NM)

 
   
Chemistry Camp
Calling all future Mad Scientists! Come join the fun of making your own ooey, gooey slime and your own tye dye shirt. Show your friends the cool ornament that you will make from zinc and hydrochloric acid. You will also play detective and catch the person who stole chemicals from the lab. Sign up today to find out why chemistry is the coolest science! E-town High School Chemistry teacher, Scott Baylor, will instruct. Ages 9-14
M-F June 16-20
10 am–12 noon
HS Room 2605
$65 ($72 NM)
Super Colortastic Art Camp
Are you looking for a creative and innovative way for your young adult to express their talents? Students will create their own fun using colors as a form of expressing themselves. Students will explore the basic forms of communication through learning color techniques and the meaning of colors. Students will also understand and learn the value of teamwork through reflective and special exercises. Come and enjoy exploring colors in a new way. Ages 13-17
M-F June 16-20
6-7 pm
Artspress Studio
$55 ($62 NM)
 
CSI E-town

Do you like to solve mysteries? Do you like solving puzzles? If you answered yes to those questions then you should join us for CSI E-town forensics camp this summer. We will use REAL forensic techniques to solve mysteries. We will investigate fingerprints, unknown white
powders, unknown ink samples and mystery liquids. Each day we will learn a new forensic technique and then use it to solve a crime. E-town HS Chemistry teacher, Scott Baylor, will instruct. Ages 9-14

M-F June 23-27
10 am-12 noon
HS Room 2605
$65 ($72 NM)

Youth Tennis Camp

Participants will focus on building tennis fundamentals with emphasis on the FUN! At least two different courts will provide quality instruction for all skill levels. Camp will focus on learning proper techniques, while cultivating a love of the sport through drills and games. Brenda & Audrey McBride will instruct. Ages 6-12

M-TH June 23-26 (I) July 28-31 (II)
6-7:30 pm
HS Tennis Courts
$70 ($77 NM)

 
Teen Tennis Camp

Participants will develop and improve skills through conditioning, stroke development and strategy. Camp is for current or aspiring high school tennis players. Instructed by Elizabethtown High School Girls Varsity Tennis Coach, Brenda McBride. Ages 13-17

M-TH June 23-26 (I) July 28-31 (II)
7:30-9 pm
HS Tennis Courts
$70 ($77 NM)

 
Adventures with the Native American Flute
The flute is the perfect gateway to participation in work music. Each day participants will learn to play their own Native American style flute, provided at the first class, and will have fun with song creation and group play with flute, percussion, shakers, and other world instruments. Camp instructor is music award winning David Rose of Spirit Wind Records. Participants must pay $30 to instructor at first class to purchase
flute.
M-TH July 7-10
1-2:30 pm (ages 7-12) (Class A)
2:30-4 pm (ages 13-18) (Class B)
CC Lobby
$10 ($14 NM)
 
 
Paint Party

Students will be able to come and explore the mediums of watercolor and acrylic paint! In this class students will learn the basics on water
color techniques as well as acrylic techniques. They will also get a general understanding of how to use certain painting tools and paint brushes. Bring a smock and a smile and let’s paint. Gabrielle Veith, certified teacher, freelance artist and clothing designer. Ages 6-12

M-F July 14-18
6-7 pm
CC Ceramic Room
$55 ($62 NM)

 
Baton Twirling Camp

Camp will be filled with twirlz and whirlz! Each day your child will learn beginner twirling skills, partner and group skills, marching techniques, and basic leaps, jumps, and turns used by twirlers everywhere. The last day of camp the students will give a short demo of the skills that they have learned. All ages are welcome.

M-W July 21-23
9-10:30 am
MS Gym
$35 ($42 NM)

 
Roller Hockey Camp

Enjoy the summer weather outside on the rink! Join our camp to work on the basics of the game. Skills like skating, shooting, passing and stick work will be the focus. Further your skills and have fun trying a new sport! Charlie Yoder, former coach of Team USA Roller Hockey, along with pro players will instruct. Sticks and helmets will be provided if needed. Helmets are recommended. Ages 8-14

T-TH July 22-24
6-8 pm
Poplar Street Hockey Rink
$20 ($26 NM)

 
Girls Basketball Camp

Attention future Lady Bears Basketball Players! Camp is under the direction of John Myers, Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, and high school players. This camp will focus on the fundamentals of the game. Coaches will stress the basics of dribbling, shooting, passing, etc. Come ready to learn and improve. Wear sneakers and comfortable clothes. Camp t-shirt included in fee. Grades 3-8

M-F Aug 4-8
9-11:30 am
Daubert Gym
$65 ($72 NM)

Iddy Biddy All Sports Camp

Have your all-star try 5 different sports during this exciting week! In a fun-filled environment, we will play a new sport each day (indoor soccer, basketball, baseball, kickball and dodgeball). Camp will be instructed by John Myers and E-town High School Girls Basketball
Team. Players should wear athletic clothing and be read to have fun! Ages 3-5

M-F Aug 4-8
1-2 pm
Daubert Gym
$45 ($52 NM)

 
Adventure Camp I
Are you ready for an exciting week of awesome activities? Each day this camp will have a different theme, as well as other activities to do. Themes will include Carnival Day (inflatable), Water Day, Animal Day and much more! Lunch will be provided each day at noon. Ages 6-14
M-F Aug 4-8
9 am-1 pm
E-town Park
$85 ($92 NM)
 
Adventure Camp II

Another exciting week of awesome activities! Each day this camp will have a different theme, as well as other activities to do. Themes will include Tie Dye Day, Water Day, Scavenger Hunt Day and more! Lunch will be provided each day at noon. Ages 6-14

M-F Aug 11-15
9 am-1 pm
E-town Park
$85 ($92 NM)

Tot Playground

ATTENTION PRE-SCHOOLERS!! Do your older brothers and sisters have all the fun? Here is a special program just for you! Children ages 3-5 are
invited to their own playground which will feature sports, arts & crafts and games geared to their age level.

Thu, June 19-July 24
1-3 pm
Rheems Elementary School
$30 ($37 NM)

 
Playground Picnic  
All GEARS playground sites are invited to this fun-filled day of games and activities. All participants must be registered at a playground site.
Tue, July 9
9 am-1 pm
E-town Park
FREE!!
 
 
Glow Bowling  

Wed, June 18-July 30 1-3 pm
Clearview Lanes
$5/child/day (Fee includes 2 games & bowling shoes)
$8/child/day (Fee includes transportation, 2 games & bowling shoes)

BOWLING BUS SCHEDULE
Bus Stop Locations
1. Mill Road Elementary School
2. Elizabethtown Park
3. Rheems Elementary School


Pick-Up Drop-Off

12:40 pm 3:20 pm
12:50 pm 3:10 pm
12:57 pm 3:03 pm
Aquatics  
Lifeguard Certification

Interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard? Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard. Successful completion results in a 2-year certification in Lifeguarding that includes first aid, professional-level CPR and AED in one certificate. Digital certificate available upon successful completion of course. Ages 15+

Sat & Sun June 7, 8, 14 & 15
9 am-6 pm
MV Patton Pool
$250 ($257 NM)

 
   
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 June 21-Aug 16 (no 7/5)
8:45-9:15 am (2-3 years) (Class A)
9:20-9:50 am (6-24 months) (Class 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+
Mon, Wed & Fri Classes
June 16-July 2 (I) July 14-30 (II)
8-8:40 am (Level IV/V) (A)
8:40-9:20 am (Level III) (B)
9:20-9:50 am (Level II) (C)
9:55-10:25 am (Level I) (D)
MV Brossman Pool

Sat Classes
June 21-Aug 16 (no 7/5) (III)
8-8:40 am (Level IV/V) (E)
9:55-10:35 am (Level III) (F)
10:40-11:10 am (Level II) (G)
11:15-11:45 am (Level I) (H)
11:50-12:20 pm (Preschool) (ages 4-5) (I)
12:25-1:05 pm (Adult) (J)
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 June 21-Aug 16 (no 7/5)
12:25-1:05 pm
MV Patton Pool
$75 ($82 NM
 
Deep Water Workout

10 weeks for the Summer!! Deep water exercise class to challenge the whole body. This 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 flotation belt. Erica Hunter will instruct the class. Ages 16+

Mon & Wed June 16-Aug 20
7:30-8:30 pm
MV Patton Pool
$125 ($132 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
June 3-July 10 (I)
July 17-Aug 26 (II)
MV Patton Pool
$60 ($67 NM)

Arthritis Aquatics

Warm water exercise program to reduce pain, increase muscle strength, joint flexibility and improved function with activities of daily living. This program is designed to be a safe and fun way for people with joint and muscle issue to exercise and keep moving. Ages 16+

Tue & Thu 11:15-12 noon
June 3-July 10 (I)
July 17-Aug 26 (II)
MV Patton Pool
$60 ($67 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 June 17-Aug 5
7:30-8:30 pm
MV Patton Poo
$60 ($67 NM)l
 
Water Aerobics

10 weeks for the Summer!! This 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 June 19-Aug 21
7:30-8:30 pm
MV Patton Pool
$85 ($92 NM)

Splash Bash

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

Fri June 27 & July 25
6-8 pm
MV Brossman Pool
$4/Person

 
Youth/Teen
Hershey Track & Field

Boys and girls ages 9-14 are invited to participate in the running, throwing and jumping events. Local meet winners can qualify for a chance to go to the North American Finals held in Hershey. Athletes can participate in 2 track and 1 field event or 1 track and 2 field events. This is a rain or shine event.

Sat May 31
9 am
HS Track
Free

Hershey Track & Field Form
 
BEARS Boys Basketball Clinic

Summertime hoops! Players will work on furthering their skills through drill work and games. Coaches will emphasize a fun atmosphere while
building players skills and confidence on the court. Fundamentals of dribbling, passing and shooting will be the focus. Grades 5-7

Sun June 8-Aug 3 (no 7/6)
6-8 pm
CC Gym
$25 ($31 NM)

 
Baton Twirling

Twirling is a very beautiful sport that is represented at many high school and college football games. It is a very prestigious art form that some pursue and compete at the national and world levels. Baton twirling develops fine motor skills, marching techniques, dance skills and teaches you how to work together as a team. Participants must bring a baton to class.

Wed June 18-Aug 6
12-1 pm (ages 3-6)
1-2 pm (ages 7-12)
MS Gym
$35 ($42 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 June 26-Aug 14
5:45-6:45 pm (Beg) (A)
6:45-7:45 pm (Int) (B)
7:45-8:45 pm (Adv) (C)
CC Gym
$70 ($77 NM)

 
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.

Thu July 17
6-8 pm
Location is TBA
$10 ($14 NM)
Raindate is July 18

 
 
Preschool  
Movement to Music

Does your child love music, games and dancing? This will be a fun filled time of safe structured activities. Activities will include games with
colors, shapes and numbers. Beginner dance skills and stretches to kid friendly music will also be taught. This is the perfect place to make new friends and have fun! Class size is limited. Ages 2-5

Wed June 4-July 23
9:30-10:15 am
CC Gym
$35 ($42 NM)

 
   
Iddy Biddy Baseball/Softball
Let us teach your little slugger how to smack it out of the park! This program will expose your child to America’s favorite pastime with instruction centered around throwing, catching and batting skills. Fee includes a t-shirt. Parents are encouraged to come out and help with practice! Ages 4-6.

Tue June 24-July 29
6-7 pm
Field 2
$45 ($52 NM)

   
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 June 26-Aug 14
5-5:45 pm
CC Gym
$60 ($67 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 July 1-Aug 5
5:45-6:15 pm
CC Lobby
$67 ($74 NM)
FREE CLASS on June 24 from 6-6:25 pm.
Must pre-register. Space is limited.

 
   
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 July 1-Aug 5
6:25-7:10 pm
CC Lobby
$86 ($93 NM)
FREE CLASS on June 24 from 6:30-6:55 pm.
Must pre-register. Space is limited

   
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 July 1-Aug 5
7:20-7:50 pm
CC Lobby
$67 ($74 NM)
FREE CLASS on June 24 from 7-7:25 pm.
Must pre-register. Space is limited.
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.
 
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 Discover Dance Class. Elyse Shultz will instruct. Ages 3-5
Mon June 9-July 28
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
$40 ($47 NM)
$15 additional fee for Tap Class
   
Lyrical Dance
Class will teach your child the fundamentals of Ballet and the creative story telling of lyrical. Class will learn several dances. Haley Raffensperger will instruct. Ages 8-16

Mon June 16-Aug 4
7:30-8:15 pm
CC Lobby
$40 ($47 NM)

 
   
Ballet
Your child will not only learn the fundamentals of ballet but also the origin and history of Ballet. Your child will gain confidence, self motivation, grace and much more. Each week a dance from a famous ballet of the classical and modern era will
be highlighted. Haley Raffensperger will instruct. Ages 6-12

Tue June 17-Aug 5
5-5:45 pm
CC Lobby
$40 ($47 NM)

 
   
Tap
In this beginner tap class students will learn the basic tap steps and skills to fun music. Students will learn coordination, balance, musicality and much more. Haley Raffensperger will instruct. Ages 6-12

Tue June 17-Aug 5
5:45-6:15 pm
CC Lobby
$30 ($37 NM)

 
   
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 June 17-Aug 5
6:20-7:05 pm
CC Lobby
$40 ($47 NM)

   
Theater Jazz
Do you love Broadway musicals? Thinking about acting in your school play or musical next year? Or maybe you just love the theater and want to learn fun up-beat dances to some of the past and present best Broadway shows. Class will go through stretching, across the floor and center floor work as well as short routines to Broadway songs. Haley Raffensperger will instruct. Ages 6-15

Tue June 17-Aug 5
7:10-7:55 pm
CC Lobby
$40 ($47 NM)

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

Tue June 3-24 (I) July 8-29 (II)
7-8 pm
E-town Fairgrounds
$50 ($56 NM)

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.

Tue June 3-24 (I) July 8-29 (II)
8-9 pm
E-town Fairgrounds
$50 ($56 NM)

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

 
Deb Haldeman has 18 years of training experience in obedience conformation and therapy.
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 June 11 (I) Tue Aug 19 (II)
2-6 pm
Senior Center
$15 AARP Member
$20 AARP Non-Member

 
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 July 23
6-8 pm
Senior Center
$10 ($14 NM)
 
Hobbies  
Create a Friendship Plate
Gather 4-6 friends to share a fun activity together. Build on your friendship through the world of ceramics. Participants will paint a portion of each plate and everyone takes home a Friendship Plate, personalized by their friends, as a keepsake. All supplies included. Wear comfortable clothing. Ages 18+

Tue June 10
7-9 pm
Artspress Studio
$25 ($32 NM)

 
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+

Tue July 1
6-8 pm
Artspress Studio
$25 ($32 NM)

 
Paint your own Ceramics
Artpress 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+

Wed July 9
6-8 pm
Artspress Studio
$25 ($32 NM)

 
Discover the Joy of Music with
the Native American Flute
The flute is a perfect gateway to involvement in musical performance. The Native American flute can be played without the need of music reading or music theory. Participants will learn the basics of playing their own professional Native American style flute, distributed at the beginning of class. As a solo instrument, the flute can be relaxing and stress reducing for the player. This class is taught by music award winning David Rose of Spirit Wind Records. Participants must pay instructor $30 at the first class to purchase the flute. Ages 18+

Sun July 27
2-6 pm
CC Lobby
$10 ($14 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. You will produce 2 pieces of your choice either a glass tile, an ornament or piece of jewelry. Ages 9+

Sat Aug 9
10 am-12 noon
Senior Center
$50 ($57 NM)

Pieces will be available for pick up by the end of the month.

 
 
Fitness  
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 June 2-July 25
8:30-9:30 am
CC Gym
FREE; Registration required

 
   
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 June 9-July 28
6-6:45 pm
MV Assembly Room
$45 ($52 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
June 17-Aug 5
6-7 pm

Thu Class
June 19-Aug 7
6-7 pm

MV Memorial Hall Gym
$45 ($52 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. Michelle Pelna will
instruct. Ages 16+

Wed 9-10 am
June 4-July 16 (I)
July 30-Sept 3 (II) (no 7/2)
MV Lodge Meeting Room
$45 ($52 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.Michelle Pelna will instruct. Ages 16+

Wed 10-11 am
June 4-July 16 (I) (no 7/2)
July 30-Sept 3 (II)
MV Lodge Meeting Room
$45 ($52 NM)

 
   
Dahn Yoga

10 weeks for the Summer!! This 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, Dahn Yoga Master, will be
instructing. Ages 14+.

Wed June 11-Aug 13
6:30-7:45 pm
MV Salon III
$65 ($72 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+

Mon June 16-July 21
6-7 pm
MV Carpenter Chapel
$60 ($67 NM)

 
   
Hatha Flow

10 weeks for the Summer!! 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 June 19-Aug 19
6-7 pm
MV Carpenter Chapel
$80 ($87 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+

Mon June 16-Aug 18
4-5 pm (Class A)
6-7 pm (Class B)
MV Memorial Hall Gym
$55 ($62 NM)

 
   
Core & Strength
Whether you are a serious athlete or someone who wants a fun challenge, this class is for you. You will learn techniques that will work your arms, legs and core through Pilates. You will also learn how to maintain a workout plan and how to stay healthy. Please bring a yoga mat or towel. Ages 14+.

Mon June 16-Aug 18
5-6 pm
MV Memorial Hall Gym
$55 ($62 NM)

   
HIIT to be Fit
HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training, which means you perform a high intensity interval followed by a low intensity interval. This HIIT class will consist of multiple stations of 50 second workouts with a 10 second rest between stations. You will burn more calories, experience lean muscle growth, do things you couldn’t before, and achieve new personal bests. You will also find that some of life’s daily activities become easier. Be sure to bring water to keep yourself hydrated! Ages 16+
Mon, Wed & Fri June 11-30
9:15-10:15 am
MS Gym
$45 ($52 NM)
 
   
Spin & Tone
45 minute spin class with sprints, lifts, climbs and runs to a cadence. Spin is followed by 15 minutes of ab, legs and glute work. Please
bring a yoga mat or towel. Ages 16+

Mon & Thu
June 16-Aug 7 (no 7/14-7/17)
8:15-9:15 am
$75 ($82 NM) Rec Room #4

 
Color Mediation
The color mediation technique has been created to use the mind in a different way. This technique allows you to create a stress free way to handle your emotions. Color mediation will include instruction, guided color mediation, crayons, paper and a mirror. Bring your willingness to expand your mind through creating another outlet for stress. Class instructed by a qualified guided color mediation instructor. Ages 18+
Thu June 5-26
7-8 pm
Artspress Studio
$55 ($62 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 June 24-Aug 26
7-8 pm
CC Gym
$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 June 24-Aug 26
8-9 pm
CC Gym
$95 ($102 NM)

   
 
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
June 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 17 & 24 (I)
Aug 5, 12, 18, 19, 21, 25, 26 & 28 (II)
MS Wrestling Room
$30/Sess ($37 NM)

   
Pickle-Ball  
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. Equipment is available.
Tue June 3-July 22
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.
Wed June 4-July 23 11:30 am-2 pm
Fri June 6-Aug 29 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

 
   
Women’s Fast-Pitch Softball League  

Competitive fast-pitch softball league developed for high school age through adults. 12-game season with playoffs.

Sun, Tue & Thu
June 1-Mid Aug 6:30 & 8 pm
Etown Park Softball Field
$375/Team

 
   
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

 
   
   
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

 
Trips  
Gardens of New England

The Garden Series presents: Roger Swain and the Gardens of Massachusetts and Maine, with George Weigel. Enjoy 5 days of amazing tours in New York, Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire.

Fri-Tue June 27-July 1
HS Parking Lot
$899/person (based on double occ) ($905 NM)

 
   
New York City - Salute America

Arrive at Battery Park to meet your guide and board the ferry to Ellis Island. You will have time to tour Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Afterwards you will depart to the 9/11 Memorial. Trip includes transportation, Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty Monument Pass, Ferry, 9/11 Memorial donation, and taxes.

Sat July 12
HS Parking Lot
$109 ($116 NM)
 
   
Aladdin on Broadway

Experience Aladdin, Disney’s new Broadway musical! With its timeless story, extravagant sets, costumes, and a host of memorable
characters and songs, Aladdin will transport you to a place you only know in your dreams. Discover a whole new world, in a whole new
way! Trip includes transportation, tickets, and a NYC map.

Wed Aug 6
MoviE-town Parking Lot
$169 ($176 NM)
   
Ocean City Maryland

Check into the Days Inn on the Boardwalk and enjoy the beach and everything it has to offer. Trip includes transportation, 4 nights lodging,
luggage handling, luggage tags, and all taxes.

Sun-Thu Aug 17-21
HS Parking Lot
$449/person (based on double occ) ($456 NM)
 
   
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)
   
   
 
Special Needs  
2014 Camp Ladybug
Camp is for individuals who have mental and/or physical challenges. Camp Ladybug provides a fun atmosphere where the campers may participate in socialization skills and recreational activities.

Mon-Fri June 16-July 25 (no 7/4)
9 am-12 noon
FREE (Registration is required)
Elizabethtown Area Community Park Pavilion #5

Individuals must provide their own accident insurance. For more information, contact GEARS at 367-0355. Volunteers are needed!  
   
Splash Bash
A night at the pool specifically for individuals with mental and/or physical challenges. Pre-registration is required. Families are welcome to stay.

Fri Aug 15
6-7:30 pm
MV Brossman Pool
$4/person

   
 
Special Events  
Movies in the Park  
Enjoy family films under the stars! Movies begin at dusk at the Elizabethtown Park amphitheater. No admission fee. refreshments will be sold. Raindate is Aug 15.
July 10............. Turbo (PG)
July 17............ Despicable Me 2 (PG)
July 24............. Epic (PG)
August 7........... Rio 2 (G)
August 14........... Frozen (PG)
 
4th of July Holiday Concert
Bainbridge Band
 
Bainbridge Band, established in 1896, continues to serve as a source of live entertainment throughout our community and
surrounding areas. Music will include an exciting brand of concert, marching, classic and show tunes as we celebrate this
patriotic holiday
Fri, July 4
6 pm
Elizabethtown Area Community Park Amphitheater
Admission is FREE!
Twilight Trot
Enjoy this scenic 10k race at the beautiful grounds of Masonic Village. Race is broken into age and gender categories. Register on-line or call GEARS for an entry form (367-0355). Twilight Trot is supported by Abraham C. Treichler Lodge #682.
Sun, Aug 10 6:30 pm
Masonic Village
$20 (before Aug 1)
$25 (after Aug 1)
Twilight Trot Race Form

Discount Tickets  
   

Registration Information

 
Five Easy Ways To Register!  
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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