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Karate, Traditional Okinawan
If you are interested in improving yourself, learning self-defense and getting in shape, this is the class for you.  Space is limited.  It is required that all new students visit a class before registering.  
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After you have passed the green belt test, you have the option to move up to the advanced class that meets additionally on Saturdays.

6 week sessions are offered year round
Classes taught by Michael Schaefer, 9th Degree Black Belt

Session l:      January 24 - March 2
Session ll:     March 7 - April 20
Session lll:    April 18 - May 25
Session lV:   May 30 - July 6
Session V:    July 11 - August 17
Session Vl:   August 22 - September 28
Session Vll:  October 3 - November 9
Session Vlll:  November 14 - December 21

Time:          Tues:  6:30 - 7:45 pm,Thur: 6:30 - 7:45 pm, Saturday: 9 - 11
Location:    Neighborhood Club

Lifeguard Certification Courses
Must be at least 15 years of age by the last day of class.
This class provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.  Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years.  
The 7-hour online component will be emailed to participants one week prior to the start of class. This component must be completed and passed by the first day.

Prerequisites must be passed on the first day of class:
~  Swim 300 yards continuously using breaststroke or freestyle technique
~  Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs
~  Swim 20 yards, submerge to a depth of 5 feet to retrieve a 10lb brick.  Return to the surface and swim 20 yards  to the starting point.  Exit water without using a ladder or steps.

Class dates: Friday, August 25, 4 - 8 pm
                     Saturday, August 26, 9am - 6pm
                     Sunday, August 27, 9am - 5pm    
Registration deadline:  August 18, 2023
Location:       NCWRC - Aquatics
Cost:             $250/person

For questions please email:

Please Note:  If you send an email to be placed on the wait  list, include the following information:
Participant's name, grade/age, activity, parent's contact cell number/email.


Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Course
STUDENTS MUST ATTEND ALL SCHEDULED DAYS AND TIMES OF IN-PERSON COURSE AND COMPLETE THE ONLINE COURSE.  Online content will be emailed to candidates one week prior to the first day of class.

Check back for upcoming course dates in Winter 2023

The Water Safety Instructor (WSI) course will train instructor candidates to teach courses in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program including Parent and Child Aquatics, Preschool Aquatics, Learn-to-Swim, Adult Swim, Private Lessons, Water Safety Courses and Water Safety Presentations.
This class develops candidate understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants progress.

Instructor candidates must be at least 16 years of age by the last day of class.
Demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills (on the first day of class):
-  Swim the following strokes consistent with Level 4:
-  Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Breaststroke, Elementary Backstroke, Sidestroke: 25 yards
-  Butterfly: 15 yards
-  Back float for 1 minute (floating or sculling)
-  Tread water for 1 minute

Upon successful completion of the WSI class, participants will receive an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification (WSI) valid for 2 years.

Students must attend all scheduled days and times of the in-person course and complete the online course.  Online content will be emailed to candidates one week prior to the first day of class.  Check for class dates and availability.

Instructor:  Diana Brakel
***CLASS DATES:  October 30, November 7 & 13, 9am - 5pm
LOCATION:  Neighborhood Club Board Room, 2nd floor/Aquatic Center, 1st floor
COST:  $230/person

Minimum participants 4, Maximum participants 6

*** Please note change in dates

For questions please email:

Cancellation Policy:
Refunds will be made if the registrant cancels 7 days prior to the start of the course, with a processing fee of $15 deducted.
If a cancellation is made within 7 days prior to the start date, only the $40 certification fee will be refunded.