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Pickleball   
 
COST: $3 per participant
TIMES:Tuesdays and Thursdays - 5:00 - 7:00 pm
DATES:May 1st - October 1st
LOCATION:Ferris Racquet and Fitness Center

No need to have a paddle, all new players are welcome! All players must wear tennis shoes in the facility.

Coordinator:  Gary Lenon

 


GIRLS ON THE RUN - 5K RUN/WALK  
 

Saturday, June 8th
Registration: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Event Begins:  9:45 am
Race Begins: 10:00 am



Cost: $5 Registration Fee (GOTR Participants and Coaches - FREE)

Bandshell, located behind Big Rapids Middle School

 

 

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TAI CHI  
 

May 13th - July 24th
Mondays & Wednesdays
12:00 pm—1:00 pm

Cost: $2 per participant

Hemlock Park
(No Class July 15th - July 19th)

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!!

 

 LINE DANCE CLASSES  

May 14th - July 25th

(No Class:  May 20th - June 10th)

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.

MORNING LINE DANCE

Tuesdays and Thursdays
8:00 am - 9:00 am (Beginner)
9:00 am—10:00 am (Intermediate)

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

Artworks, Dance Studio


 


SENIOR FIT TIME  
May 14th - July 25th


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 June 4th - June 13th)

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.

 


CHARLES E. FAIRMAN COMMUNITY POOL
POOL 

Pool Opens:  June 17th
Pool Closes:  August 23rd
(Pool will be closed July 4th


Full schedule and pool fees coming soon.

 
Delay The Disease - Fitness for Parkinson's 

COST: $2 per participant.
LOCATION: Style Station (1619 Catherine Street)
DATES: May 14th - July 25th
TIME: Thursdays - 1:00 pm - 1:45 (No Class June 4th - June 13th)
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.

NATIONAL DANCE DAY
June 22nd at 4:00 pm

COST - FREE

Hemlock Park Bandshell

Instructor:  Janitza Sawyer

Shake your GROOVE thang! Experience the joy and celebrate the magic of National Dance Day—created by “So You Think You Can Dance” producer, Nigel Lythgoe. This event encourages individuals to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health and fight obesity. No dance experience necessary. Bring a friend!

FARMER'S MARKET
Tuesdays
May 14th - September 24th
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fridays
May 10th - October 25th
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

City Hall Parking Lot

TENNIS IN THE PARK - INTRODUCTORY TENNIS LESSONS


COST:
$15 PER SESSION
Session 1:  July 8th - 11th
Session 2:  July 15th - 19th
Session 3:  July 22nd - 25th

4-6 Years Old:  5:30 - 6:00 pm
7-9 Years Old:  6:00 - 6:45 pm
10 Years Old Through 8th Grade:  6:00 - 6:45 pm

LOCATION: Hemlock Park Tennis Court
Instructors:  Jon Coles, Larisa Draves and members of the Big Rapids High School Tennis Team.
                                    
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