Classes

2021 Fall Class Schedule Changes

October Class Schedule

Guys & Gals Water Aerobics

Males & Females: Be aware that water allows for a total body workout. Water exercises have been proven to minimize chronic diseases, pain & improve overall wellness. We will be doing a core stabilizing deep H2O W/O followed by a shallow H2O workout. Contact the instructor at cbsargee@gmail.com with any questions. SUPPLIES: Hand buoys & deep-water belt (noodle can replace belt). Drop-in fee $12.

Fee: Member $40

UPDATED CLASS DATES!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
5386 10/4-10/13 M, W 3-4PM CP1-POOL

 

Metalsmith Tools – Design and Form Jewelry

Prerequisite: Learn to Use the Torch or experience with jewelry torch and GVR Lapidary Club membership. Use hammers and forming tools to make a forged copper pendant, heavy wire bracelet and silver earrings by annealing and shaping. Give your jewelry interest using the Lapidary Club specialized tools and equipment. Have fun making your own creative jewelry to wear or give as gifts. SUPPLIES: Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants. Material fee of $20 paid to instructor.

Fee: Member $25

ADDED CLASS!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
6014 10/22 F 1-4:30PM DH-LAP

 

PB 201

Prerequisite is 2.5 or better or having completed PB 101. Emphasis on 3rd shot, drop, drive or lob, and when to use each one. Serving team is introduced to zones for appropriate third shot. Proper footwork positioning and team strategies are addressed.

Instructor: Carol Hammerle

Fee: Member$60/Non-member +$10

ADDED CLASS!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
5322 10/4-18 M 3-5PM GVR-PBC

 

PB 202

Prerequisite is 2.5 or better or having completed PB 201. Progression on third shot by players developing a better

understanding of the three serving team zones and which shot is appropriate. Also, additional skills are introduced, offensive lob, dink volley, and smash. Proper footwork, positioning and team strategies are depending on serving or receiving team.

Instructor: Carol Hammerle

Fee: Member$60/Non-member +$10

ADDED CLASS!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
5323 10/25-11/8 M 3-5PM GVR-PBC

 

Step Intervals Plus – Intermediate

Love step aerobics? Want to tone the upper and lower body? This is the class for you. We will mix step aerobics with weight training segments throughout the class. This workout is packed with high energy FUN and will burn lots of calories and tone your entire body. Abdominal work and a nice stretch at the end gives you a full body workout.

Modifications given during class, prior step aerobics

experience recommended. This class can be done WITHOUT A STEP!! SUPPLIES: Please bring weights (based on your skill level), mat, towel, and water. Drop-in fee $8. Multi-activity discount available for those taking two classes per week with this instructor. NO CLASS: 11/25

Instructor: Robin Lowe

Fee: Member (2) $14, (3) $21, (5) $35/Non-member +$10

LOCATION CHANGE!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
5334

5335

10/11-25

10/14-28

M

TH

8-9AM

8-9AM

SRS-ANZA

SRS-ANZA

 

The Mysterious, Fascinating World of Bats

Bats, the world’s only flying mammals, are truly wondrous/ going about their lived under the cloak of darkness, hidden from view. There are over 1,300 species of bat on earth, second only to rodents in diversity. Arizona has more bat species than any other state, except Texas. In this class, we explore the world of bats, including echolocation, migration, breeding, diet, and conservation. Join us for a nocturnal exploration into the amazing world of bats.

ADDED CLASS!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
6020 10/22 F 10-12PM LC-IRWD

 

Zumba® Gold with Toning

The Zumba® Gold-Toning program combines the enticing world rhythms of the Zumba® Gold program with strength-training techniques, creating an easy-to-follow, health-boosting, dance-fitness program for the young at heart, including beginners. Using weights, you will build strength and tone all the target zones. Join the party, ditch the workout! SUPPLIES: Bring 1 to 3 lb. weights and water. Drop-in fee $10.

UPDATED TIME!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
5352

5354

10/4-25

10/6-27

M

W

9-10AM

9-10AM

LC-OCOT

LC-OCOT

November Class Schedule

Lost Wax Casting

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL- Prerequisites: Learn to Use the Torch class or verified experience, as well as Lapidary Club membership. This tow-day class will introduce the student to the steps of Lost Wax Casting to create jewelry. The process of casting by the lost wax method allows for the reproduction of multiple copies of an original piece of jewelry. The student will learn the following steps: Creating or producing an object to be cast, sprucing the wax object to be cast, investing the object into a casting flask, oven burnout, casting the metal, cleaning the object after it has been cast. Material fee of $25 to be paid to the instructor.

ADDED CLASS!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
6063 11/19-22 F, M F: 1-4PM

M: 9-12PM

EC-LAP

 

Step Intervals Plus – Intermediate

Love step aerobics? Want to tone the upper and lower body? This is the class for you. We will mix step aerobics with weight training segments throughout the class. This workout is packed with high energy FUN and will burn lots of calories and tone your entire body. Abdominal work and a nice stretch at the end gives you a full body workout.

Modifications given during class, prior step aerobics

experience recommended. This class can be done WITHOUT A STEP!! SUPPLIES: Please bring weights (based on your skill level), mat, towel, and water. Drop-in fee $8. Multi-activity discount available for those taking two classes per week with this instructor. NO CLASS: 11/25

Instructor: Robin Lowe

Fee: Member (2) $14, (3) $21, (5) $35/Non-member +$10

LOCATION CHANGE!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
5336

5337

11/1-29

11/4-18

M

TH

8-9AM

8-9AM

SRS-ANZA

SRS-ANZA

 

Stretch for Guys

This class includes varied exercises designed to increase energy, improve circulation, strengthen muscles, expand range of motion, lubricate joints, relieve stiffness, keep your back in alignment, improve posture and enhance overall physical ability whatever your interest or sport. We try to move every muscle in your body during class using varied disciplines such as classical, stretch, basic Yoga, Pilates and even some Canadian Air Force exercises. Come join us. Please wear comfortable clothes and athletic shoes (no flip-flops). SUPPLIES: Sticky mat, water, and 2 to 8 lb. weights. All skill levels welcome. Drop-in fee $9.

ADDED CLASS!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
6116 11/3-24 W 8:30-9:30 CV-REC

 

Quail, Pheasants, Grouse, and More

Quail, pheasants, and their kin, collectively known as game birds, figure prominently on dinner tables this time of year. In this class we look past the gustatory aspect of these birds to explore their diversity, natural history, and conservation. This group includes some of the most beautiful birds in the world, some of the most elusive, and some others that have been released around the world as quarry for hunters. Join us for a look at these fascinating birds!

ADDED CLASS!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
6021 11/15 M 10-12PM LC-IRWD

 

Yoga for Beginners

This class is designed as an introduction to the practice of yoga. The basic, foundational yoga postures will be practiced to align, strengthen, and promote flexibility in the body. We’ll incorporate breathing techniques and meditation as well. This class will move at a slow pace, as the focus will be on assisting you in building a strong yoga foundation. If you have never practiced yoga before, or…. if you have practiced in the past, and want to renew your practice… this is the class for you. SUPPLIES: Bring a yoga mat with you. If you have yoga blocks and blanket, bring those as well. Drop-ins $10.

ADDED CLASS!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
6095 11/6-27 Sa 8-9AM LC-CTWD

 

Zumba® Gold with Toning

The Zumba® Gold-Toning program combines the enticing world rhythms of the Zumba® Gold program with strength-training techniques, creating an easy-to-follow, health-boosting, dance-fitness program for the young at heart, including beginners. Using weights, you will build strength and tone all the target zones. Join the party, ditch the workout! SUPPLIES: Bring 1 to 3 lb. weights and water. Drop-in fee $10.

UPDATED TIME!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
5355

5354

11/1-29

11/3-24

M

W

9-10AM

9-10AM

LC-OCOT

LC-OCOT

 

December Class Schedule

Lost Wax Casting

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL- Prerequisites: Learn to Use the Torch class or verified experience, as well as Lapidary Club membership. This tow-day class will introduce the student to the steps of Lost Wax Casting to create jewelry. The process of casting by the lost wax method allows for the reproduction of multiple copies of an original piece of jewelry. The student will learn the following steps: Creating or producing an object to be cast, sprucing the wax object to be cast, investing the object into a casting flask, oven burnout, casting the metal, cleaning the object after it has been cast. Material fee of $25 to be paid to the instructor.

ADDED CLASS!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
6064 12/10-13 F, M F: 1-4PM

M: 9-12PM

EC-LAP

 

Step Intervals Plus – Intermediate

Love step aerobics? Want to tone the upper and lower body? This is the class for you. We will mix step aerobics with weight training segments throughout the class. This workout is packed with high energy FUN and will burn lots of calories and tone your entire body. Abdominal work and a nice stretch at the end gives you a full body workout.

Modifications given during class, prior step aerobics

experience recommended. This class can be done WITHOUT A STEP!! SUPPLIES: Please bring weights (based on your skill level), mat, towel, and water. Drop-in fee $8. Multi-activity discount available for those taking two classes per week with this instructor. NO CLASS: 11/25

Instructor: Robin Lowe

Fee: Member (2) $14, (3) $21, (5) $35/Non-member +$10

LOCATION CHANGE!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
5338

5339

12/2-16

12/6-13

TH

M

8-9AM

8-9AM

SRS-ANZA

SRS-ANZA

 

The Wonder of Bird Migration

The migration of birds is truly one of the awe-inspiring phenomenon in nature. This class explores the majesty of bird migration, including the types of migration, the genetic influences that control migration, the physiological underpinnings that allow birds to accomplish migratory flights, how birds navigate, and more. Come and investigate the miracle that is bird migration!

ADDED CLASS!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
6019 12/13 M 10-12PM LC-IRWD

 

Yoga for Beginners

This class is designed as an introduction to the practice of yoga. The basic, foundational yoga postures will be practiced to align, strengthen, and promote flexibility in the body. We’ll incorporate breathing techniques and meditation as well. This class will move at a slow pace, as the focus will be on assisting you in building a strong yoga foundation. If you have never practiced yoga before, or…. if you have practiced in the past, and want to renew your practice… this is the class for you. SUPPLIES: Bring a yoga mat with you. If you have yoga blocks and blanket, bring those as well. Drop-ins $10.

ADDED CLASS!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
6096 12/4-18 Sa 8-9AM LC-CTWD

 

Zumba® Gold with Toning

The Zumba® Gold-Toning program combines the enticing world rhythms of the Zumba® Gold program with strength-training techniques, creating an easy-to-follow, health-boosting, dance-fitness program for the young at heart, including beginners. Using weights, you will build strength and tone all the target zones. Join the party, ditch the workout! SUPPLIES: Bring 1 to 3 lb. weights and water. Drop-in fee $10.

UPDATED TIME!

CR# DATES DAY TIME LOCATION
5358

5359

12/1-15

12/6-13

W

M

9-10AM

9-10AM

LC-OCOT

LC-OCOT

 

Class Registration

Please note that the registration procedures have been modified.
Visit the Registration & Policies page to learn how to register.

Course Catalogs are published three times a year and are available in April for Summer, late-August for the Fall Session, and late-November for the Winter Session. Registration dates are listed in each catalog.

To receive a catalog in the mail, send an 8½ x 11 self-addressed stamped envelope (include FIVE (5), $0.55 cent stamps) to:

Green Valley Recreation
Attn: Class Catalog
PO Box 586
Green Valley, AZ 85622-0586

Please specify on the bottom left of the envelope: “Summer”, “Fall” or “Winter” so you receive the catalog for the appropriate session.