Community Education Programs

Lap Swim

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

Tuesdays & Thursdays

6:15-7:15 a.m.

9/14/21 to 12/16/21

No lap swim on 10/26, 10/28 or 11/25

Saturdays

9-10 a.m.

9/18/21 to 12/11/21

No lap swim on 11/27

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.

Saturdays

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

9/18/21 to 12/11/21

No lap swim on 11/27

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.  

 

 

Puppy Dog Obedience (ages 12 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, and socialization skills. Puppy play time will be a part of the program. Puppies must be current on vaccines: DHLPP, Rabies, Bordatella, and Canine Influenza are highly recommended. On the first day of class, please bring your puppy’s shot record, a leash (not retractable), soft small treats, and your puppy. Dogs MUST be pre-registered to participate. Two sections of this class will be offered. Please list your preferred start date and time on the registration form.

Tuesdays, 9/21/21 to 10/26/21 (6 weeks)

6:15-7 p.m.

Wednesdays, 9/22/2021 to 10/27/2021 (6 weeks)

6:15-7 p.m.

6th – 12th Grade Campus 100 Wing Commons Area (use middle school entrance)
Maximum enrollment 8
Instructor: Cheryl Barton
$50 per dog

 

 

 

 

Beginning Dog Obedience Level (ages 7-12 months)

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: DHLPP, Rabies, and Bordatella. On the first day of class, please bring your dog’s shot record, a leash (not retractable) and your dog. Dogs MUST be pre-registered to participate.

Tuesdays, 9/21/21 to 10/26/21 (6 weeks)

7:15-8 p.m.

6th – 12th Grade Campus 100 Wing Commons Area (use middle school entrance)
Maximum enrollment 8
Instructor: Cheryl Barton
$50 per dog

 

 

Refresher Dog Obedience Class - Level 1

In this class, we will review on the skills learned in Beginning Obedience classes. 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 Beginning Dog Obedience Level 1 as a prerequisite. Socialization exercises will continue to be taught. Dogs must be current on vaccines: DHLPP, Rabies, and Bordatella. On the first day of class, please bring your dog’s shot record, a leash (not retractable) and your dog. Dogs MUST be pre-registered to participate.

Wednesdays, 9/22/21 to 10/27/21 (6 weeks)

7:15-8 p.m.

6th – 12th Grade Campus 100 Wing Commons Area (use middle school entrance)
Maximum enrollment 8
Instructor: Cheryl Barton
$50 per dog 

 

 

 


 

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.