Community Education

 

Spring 2018 Community Education Programs

 

Puppy Obedience Class (ages 10 Weeks to 6 months)
Handlers will teach their puppy the beginning basic obedience commands such as to heel by your side, to come when called, to sit and to down on command. Participants will work on household manners such as not jumping, to wait at the door as well as introducing puppies to toenail trimming, ear cleaning, other grooming tasks and socialization skills. Puppy playtime will be a part of the program. Puppies must be current on vaccines. Bordatella is recommended. On the first day of class, please bring your puppy’s shot record, a leash (not retractable) soft small treats, and your puppy. Pre-registration is required.

Thursdays, 5/3/18 to 6/7/18 (5 weeks), no class on 5/24
6-7 p.m.

OHS 100 Wing Commons Area
Minimum enrollment 4, maximum 10
Instructor: Cheryl Barton
$40 per dog

 

 

Beginning Dog Obedience Level 1

Handlers will teach their dog the beginning basic obedience commands; dogs will learn to heel by their side, to sit on command, to down on command, to stand for exam and to come on command. Participants will also work on basic household obedience exercises and socialization. Dogs must be current on vaccines. Bordatella is recommended. On the first day of class, please bring your dog’s shot record, a leash (not retractable) and your dog. Recommended age 6 months and older. Pre-registration is required.
Wednesdays, 5/2/18 to 5/30/18 (5 weeks)

6-7 p.m.
OHS 100 Wing Commons Area
Minimum enrollment 4, maximum 10
Instructor: Cheryl Barton
$40 per dog

 

Advanced Dog Obedience Level II

This class is for dogs that have completed a basic beginning level training class. The handler understands the commands and has fairly good control over the dog, with the dog walking by the handler’s side. The skills learned in basic obedience will be used and handlers and dogs will be challenged to further their skills. Participants will work towards teaching the dog off leash work. This will vary depending on the dog/handler team and their skill level. Dogs must be current on vaccines. Bordatella is recommended. On the first day of class, please bring your dog’s shot record, a leash (not retractable) and your dog. Pre-registration is required.
Wednesdays, 5/2/18 to 5/30/18 (5 weeks)
7-8 p.m.
OHS 100 Wing Commons Area
Minimum enrollment 4, maximum 10
Instructor: Cheryl Barton
$40 per dog

 

Therapy Dog Certification Course
Dogs must have taken basic level training classes.  Dogs will learn the skills to be prepared for evaluation for “Therapy Dog International” testing.  Evaluation will be done by a certified TDI evaluator. Additional fee for evaluation, due at that time. Testing requirements may be found on TherapyDogInternational.com. Two sections of this program will be offered. Please email your questions to cbartondd@gmail.com or call 989-277-0976.  
Tuesdays, 5/1/18 to 5/29/18 (5 weeks)
6-7 p.m. or 7-8 p.m.
OHS 100 Wing Commons Area
Minimum enrollment 6, maximum 8
Instructor: Cheryl Barton
$50 per dog

 

 

Water Aerobics
Shallow water aerobics is a fun, low impact class that gets you moving! This workout will get your heart pumping, tone and build muscle, and increase flexibility. The class is open to adults, senior citizens, high school students and middle school students, if accompanied by an adult. Non-swimmers are welcome.

Mondays and Thursdays, now until 5/31/18
6-7 p.m.
No class on 5/24, 5/28
OHS Pool
Instructor: Danielle Lab
$4 per walk-in visit

  

Lap Swim

Lap swimming is open to all community members and takes place in the Owosso High School pool.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, now until 5/31/18
6:15-7:15 a.m.
The cost is $2 per visit and is paid at the pool. Pre-registration is not required. In the event that school is closed due to weather or for a holiday, lap swim will not be held.

 

 

Open Swim

Open swim is open to all community members and takes place in the Owosso High School pool.

Mondays, 4/9/18 to 5/21/18, 7-8 p.m.
Saturdays, 4/14/18 to 5/19/18, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
The cost is $2 per person per visit or $5 per family per visit and is paid at the pool. Pre-registration is not required. In the event that school is closed due to weather or for a holiday, open swim will not be held. 

 

 

General Information

Registration Forms
Registration forms must be received a minimum of five days prior to the start of the class unless stated otherwise. A link to the registration form is below.

Enrollment Information
Registrations are not confirmed. You will be contacted ONLY in the event of a time change, date change or class cancellation.

School Closings
In the event that school is closed due to inclement weather, Community Education programs will be canceled. Programs will be rescheduled as time permits. Local radio and television stations will feature school closings, along with the OPS Weather Line at 989-725-1227, the district website and Facebook page.


Class Cancellations

Cancellations are sometimes necessary. Programs depend upon paid registrations. Offerings may be canceled due to low enrollment. If cancellations are made, registrants will be notified and a full refund will be issued. Due to many late registrations we do not cancel a class until the evening prior to the start of the class. Please provide all phone numbers necessary to reach you in the event of a cancellation. To avoid cancellations, bring a friend or family member and register early.


Refund Policy

A full refund will be made if:

Community Education cancels the class

Class fills before your registration is received

NO REFUNDS if you cancel on the day the class begins.

NO REFUNDS will be made after the class has started, regardless of attendance.

 

Photos
Owosso Public Schools reserves the right to photograph classes and program participants for promotional purposes.

Contact Community Education
Please contact Community Education Director Jessica Thompson at 989-729-5682 with questions.

 
Folder Forms (1 Files)
pdf file Registration Form