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Classes at Great Neck Park District

Winter/Spring Youth Classes - 2017




General Information: Classes begin the week of February 27th and end the week of June 5th. Course registration is on a first come, first served basis during regular registration department hours. Parents are required to stay for all children’s classes except classes indicated.  If you don’t see a class that meets your requirements please see our facility director about trying to coordinate another class. Monday classes run for 12 weeks, Tuesday and Friday 13 weeks, Wednesday and Thursday 14 weeks.

Children’s Classes
Arts and Crafts
Create and explore in this dynamic class that will stretch the imagination while doing arts and craft projects using a variety of media to create age appropriate projects.
Tuesday                       10:00 – 10:45 a.m. (ages 2-4)                  $120                Sue Turek

Beginner Ballet / Modern Dance
Ballet and Modern dance are considered two of the most fundamental forms of dance since both teach balance and coordination skills that can be used throughout life.  This class will teach students the basic skills and techniques of both dance forms.  Activities include bare, floor, center stage and traveling floor work in a fun, encouraging environment.  Leotard and tights preferred, ballet shoes required.
Monday                       5:00 – 5:45 p.m. (ages 5+)                   $80                  Katherine
Wednesday                  4:15 – 5:00 p.m. (ages 3-5)                 $140                Katherine
*Monday class starts March 6 and runs for 8 weeks

Creative Combo
A combination of beginner ballet and tap to introduce younger students ages 3 to 5 to both forms of dance.  Please no jeans and sneakers.
Monday                       4:15 – 5:00 p.m. (ages 3-5)                 $120                Katherine
*Class starts March 6 and runs for 8 weeks

Kids in the Kitchen
Cooking, math, science, reading, and history--all mixed up into one pot of fun! In Kids in the Kitchen, your child will learn to make: cookies, bread, brownies, Fruit Kabobs, muffins, pizza, salads and more! Teaches children safety, nutrition, cleanliness, measuring and use of equipment. Come join the fun. (All ingredients are kosher)
Tuesday                       4:30 – 5:30 p.m. (ages 4-8)                     $195                   Sue
Wednesday                  4:30 – 5:30 p.m. (ages 4-8)                        $210                Sue

Exploring Clay
Anything can be hand built by you. We will show you how. Begin by pulling the clay, building your piece, to cleaning and glazing it. The sparkling results will amaze you! Children ages 3.5 and up
Tuesday                       4:00 - 4:50 p.m.                                  $195                Roberta
Thursday                      5:00 - 5:50 p.m.                                  $210                Roberta

Fun Art - Exploring Drawing
Scribble drawings, sponge paintings, handmade paper, graphite pencils, charcoal, and collages … all play a part in our Fun Art classes! Imagination, mixed-media, and an open mind, Will allow you to draw and explore! Children ages 5 and up
Tuesday                                   5:00 - 5:50 p.m.                      $195                Roberta
Thursday (Int. / Adv.)               4:00 - 4:50 p.m.                      $210                Roberta

Hip Hop
A high-energy class that uses the latest sounds in R&B and pop music to encompass movements with various elements of poppin', locking, and breaking as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style.  Hip hop is urban, it’s street, diverse and forever changing.
Wednesday                  5:00 – 5:45 p.m. (ages 5+)                   $140                Katherine

I’m a Big Kid Now
Designed for children 18 months to 3 years of age who have never been to school.  Introduction to learning skills such as basic math, reading and more.
Monday                       10:00 – 11:30 a.m.                                $180                Sue Turek
Tuesday                       11:00 – 12:30 p.m.                                $195                Sue Turek
Wednesday                  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.                                $210                Sue Turek

Living with Nature
Understanding nature and why it is important means more than ever. How will kids grow up to respect the environment and nature if they don’t understand it? In this class participants will learn different aspects of the environment and nature. This is done through exploration, experimentation, arts and crafts, literature, games, drama and movement and they have fun!! (indoor and outdoor activities) ** 8 week session.
Wednesday                  4:30 - 5:30 p.m. (ages 6-10)               $80                  V. Dankel
Friday                          4:30 - 5:30 p.m. (ages 6-10)               $80                  V. Dankel

Learn Gymnastics skills in a friendly environment that encourages movement and motivation. Students will learn to stretch, tumble, balance beam, hand
stands, cart wheels and basic vault. Students should wear comfortable clothes.
Tuesday                       1:45 – 2:30 p.m. (ages 3-4)                 $130                Cheryl
Tuesday                       3:15 – 4:00 p.m. (ages 4-5)                 $130                Cheryl
Tuesday                       4:00 – 4:45 p.m. (ages 5 and up)            $130                Cheryl
Tuesday                       5:00 – 5:45 p.m. (ages 5 and up)            $130                Cheryl
Tuesday                       5:45 – 6:30 p.m. (ages 7 and up)            $130                Cheryl
Tuesday                       6:45 – 7:30 p.m. (ages 8 and up)            $130                Cheryl
** Starts 9/20, 15 weeks

All The World’s A Stage Acting Class
An introductory foundations of acting program for aspiring actors and actresses. The program is designed to build confidence and enhance speaking and presentation skills. Emphasis is on learning and fun! The program culminates in a performance including all the children.
Monday                       6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (ages 9-12)               $180                Candace

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