Fall 2018 Programs




COST: $3 per participant
TIMES:Tuesdays - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm and Thursdays 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
DATES:September 4th - September 30th
ADDITIONAL DATES: October 1st, 2018 - May 1st, 2019
ADDITIONAL TIMES: Monday's and Wednesdays 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm (no pickleball on 11/22)
LOCATION:Ferris State Racquet Center

No need to have a paddle, all new players are welcome! All money goes to help pay for court rental, tape, balls
and other supplies. Tennis shoes are required for on court play.

Coordinator:  Gary Lenon


Farmer's Market  
May 15th - September 25th
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

May 11th - October 26th

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

City Hall Parking Lot


TENNIS IN THE PARK  Fall Programs 2018

September 11th - September 27th
Tuesdays and Thursdays
3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Cost: FREE

Instructors: BRCTA Members and Ferris State University Club Tennis

This program is for students grades 5th—8th. Learn to play tennis—try out this great sport and get in a good workout! Returning players are welcome and will be grouped by skill level. Tennis racquets will be available if needed. Space is limited to 20 students.

Download the registration form here



September 6th - December 19th
Mondays & Wednesdays
12:00 pm—1:00 pm

Cost: $2 per participant

When weather permits (60° or above) class will meet at
Hemlock Park, otherwise class will be held at the Old Jail.

(No class September 4th)

Instructor: Mary Loesch, Certified International Instructor

An ancient form of exercise originally developed in China
as a martial art. This exercise has benefits to allow
participants to improve muscle tone, flexibility, balance and
coordination. New comers are always welcome!!



September 4th - December 20th
Cost: $2 per participant 

Instructor: Diane Jones

Come join choreographed line dancing
while increasing your heart rate for a great
cardio workout! You can select the class
that best fits your needs.


Tuesdays and Thursdays
8:00 am - 9:00 am (Step Instruction and easy beginner dances)
9:00 am—10:00 am (Beginner)
10:00 am—11:00 am (Intermediate)

Learn coordinated steps to a variety of music.  A social and aerobic activity.  Bring a friend.

Artworks, Dance Studio

(No class October 9th - 18th or November 22nd)



September 4th - December 20th
Tuesday: 4:00 pm—5:00 pm
Thursday: 3:00 pm—4:00 pm

Cost: $2 per participant

Style Station (1619 Catherine Street)

(No class November 22nd)

Instructor: DeMar Hatchew, Certified in Senior Fitness

A senior fitness class geared to get those in need of a low
impact routine emphasizing cardio, balance and muscle
stretching. The class will get you feeling energized and
active! Bring a mat, water bottle and personal weights.


ZUMBA GOLD zumba-gold-logo 

Tuesdays and Thursdays
September 4th - December 13th
5:30 - 6:30 pm

Cost: $2 per participant

Big Rapids Middle School Cafeteria

(No class October 19th or November 22nd)

Instructor: Janitza Sawyer, AFAA Certified Fitness Instructor

Zumba�ƒ� Gold is perfect for active older adults, as well as
those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle,
who are looking for a modified Zumba�ƒ� class that recreates
the original moves you love at a lower intensity. The design
of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba�ƒ�
choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and

Delay The Disease - Fitness for Parkinson's 

COST: $2 per participant.
LOCATION: Style Station (1619 Catherine Street)
DATES: September 6th - December 20th (No class November 22nd)
TIME: Thursdays - 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
INSTRUCTOR: DeMar Hatchew, Continuing Education in Parkinson's Disease Training Methods

A fitness class designed to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. No matter what stage of the disease you are battling—it’s never too late to start exercising! The class will incorporate a variety of chair exercises, stretching, balance work, strength training, and vocal and facial exercises. Caregivers are welcome to join participants.

September 10th - December 14th
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
8:30 - 9:30

COST - $4 per class or $40 for punch card (12 classes)

Ferris State Recreation Center Pool

(No class November 23rd)

Instructor:  Sherry Williams

Low impact exercise offered for adults. Beginning in the shallow area and progressing to the deep water to allow for a full body workout.

Women's Volleyball League

$300 per team - No team will be scheduled to play without the downpayment of $100 turned in by Sunday, September 16th.  The other $200 must be paid by November 4th for your team to be entered into the playoff tournament at the end of the season. Registrations due by August 31st
DAYS:  Sundays (Scirmmages begin September 9th - Games begin September 16th)
TIME - 1:00 pm to as late as 9:00 pm
LOCATION: Big Rapids Middle School Gym

Click Here for the Registration Form