Summer 2022 Community Education Programs

Puppy Dog Obedience (ages 12 weeks to 6 months)

Handlers will teach their puppy the beginning basic obedience commands such as heel by your side, come when called, sit and down on command. Participants will work on household manners such as not jumping, waiting at the door, and socialization skills. Puppies must be current on vaccines, including Bordatella. On the first day of class, please bring a copy your puppy’s shot record, a leash (not retractable), soft small treats, and your puppy. Meet under the playground pavilion on the first day of class. DOGS MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED.

Thursdays, 6/2/22 to 6/30/22 (5 weeks)

10-10:45 a.m.

Emerson Elementary Lawn (dependent on the weather)
Maximum enrollment: 8 dogs per class

Instructor: Cheryl Barton
$65 per dog

 

 

Beginning Dog Obedience (ages 6 months and older)

Handlers will teach their dog the beginning basic obedience commands such as to heel by your side, come when called, sit and down on command. Participants will work on basic household obedience exercises and socialization. Dogs must be current on vaccines, including Bordatella. On first day of class, please bring a copy of your dog’s shot record, a leash (not retractable), soft small treats, and your dog. Two time slots offered. Please indicate class name, dates, and times on the registration form. Meet under the playground pavilion on the first day of class. DOGS MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED.

Thursdays, 6/2/22 to 6/30/22 (5 weeks)

9-9:45 a.m.

Wednesdays, 6/15/22 to 7/13/22 (5 weeks)

8-8:45 p.m.

Emerson Elementary Lawn (dependent on the weather)
Maximum enrollment: 8 dogs per class

Instructor: Cheryl Barton
$65 per dog

 

 

Advanced Dog Obedience I
In this class, we will review the skills learned in beginning obedience. Skills will advance to the next level with more distractions in place, more distance with the stationary commands as well as the recall exercise and finishes. Handlers and dogs need to have taken a beginning obedience class as a prerequisite. Socialization exercises will continue to be taught. Dogs must be current on vaccines, including Bordatella. On the first day of class, please bring your dog’s shot record, a leash (not retractable), soft small treats, and your dog. Meet under the playground pavilion on the first day of class. DOGS MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED.

Friday, 6/3/22 to 7/1/22 (5 weeks)

10-10:45 a.m.

Emerson Elementary Lawn (dependent on the weather)

Maximum enrollment: 8 dogs per class

Instructor: Cheryl Barton
$65 per dog

 

 

Advanced Dog Obedience II
In this class, we will review the skills learned in Advanced Obedience I. Skills will advance to the next level with more distractions in place, more distance with the stationary commands as well as the recall exercise and finishes. Handlers and dogs need to have taken the Advanced Obedience I class as a prerequisite. Socialization exercises will continue to be taught. May include some Rally Obedience as well. Dogs must be current on vaccines, including Bordatella. On the first day of class, please bring your dog’s shot record, a leash (not retractable), soft small treats, and your dog. Meet under the playground pavilion on the first day of class. DOGS MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED.

Friday, 6/3/22 to 7/1/22 (5 weeks)

9-9:45 a.m.

Emerson Elementary Lawn (dependent on the weather)
Maximum enrollment: 8 dogs per class

Instructor: Cheryl Barton
$65 per dog

 

 

Lap Swim & Open Swim will resume in September 2023. 

 

 

 

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 and they will be posted on 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.