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FAMILY & ALL AGES / VARIETY


CROSS TRAINING WITH FOREVER FIT (Ages 13+)
Ready to spice up your workout routine?  Cross training involves a set of exercises that mixes cardio, aerobic, strength training, and flexibility for a total body workout. Class includes certified instructor and live DJ each week!
Location:        Community Center Back Patio/Gym                                                        

Fee:                $50 Resident / $60 Regular (8 sessions)

                        Drop In $10.00


Date:               Saturday, 4/6/19 – 6/119 (No 4/20)
Time:              10:15AM – 11:15AM #334740A

Date:               Saturday, 6/8/19 – 7/27/19 (No 8/31)
Time:              10:15AM – 11:15AM #334740B

Fee:                $25 Resident / $30 Regular (4 sessions)

Date:               Saturday, 8/3/19 – 8/24/19
Time:              10:15AM – 11:15AM #334740C

 

JAPANESE SWORDSMANSHIP (Ages 14+)
Learn traditional Toyama Ryu Iaido swordsmanship taught by Rick Brady Sensei.  Classes focus on martial arts principles, self-discipline, balance and control.
Location:        Community Center Studio
Fee:                $52.00 Resident / $65.00 Regular (10 sessions)
 
Date:               Thursdays, 4/4/19 – 6/6/19
Time:              7:30PM-8:30PM #223500
 
Date:               Thursdays, 6/13/19 – 8/15/19
Time:              7:30PM-8:30PM #314016

 

FITNESS ROOM

Auburn Hills residents can work out in the fitness room for free! Hours of operation are Monday- Friday, 8AM- 8:30PM and Saturday, 10AM- 8:30PM. The Fitness Room includes treadmills, elliptical machines, a multi-station strength machine, stationary bike and more.  Showers and lockers are available-please bring your own lock.  Children 12 and under are not allowed in the Fitness Room.  13- 17 year olds must be signed up for the Teen Fitness Program to participate. Corporate Fitness Card available for those who work in Auburn Hills for $100 annually.

 

GYMNASIUM ACTIVITIES

Stop by the Community Center to participate in the following gym activities:  Court Games (badminton, basketball, volleyball), Pickleball 55+, Pickleball 16+, Open Walking, and Basketball. Schedules are available online and at the Community Center. The cost is free to residents and $5 per non-resident guest.  2 guest limit per resident, per visit for basketball.  Check in required at the front desk.

 

TABLE TENNIS
Stop by the front desk to sign in and sign out the equipment.
Fee:    FREE Resident / $5 Regular
 
SPRING
Date:               4/1/189– 5/31/19
Time:              Thursdays, 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Fridays, 2:00PM - 5:30PM
Saturdays, 2:00PM - 6:00PM
 
SUMMER
Date:               6/1/19 – 8/31/19
Time:              Saturdays, 2:00PM - 6:00PM

 

PICKLEBALL
 
SPRING – 4/1/19 – 6/23/19
Three indoor courts available for play. Players must sign in at the front desk before entering the gym. Regular gym fees apply. Bring your own equipment or use ours.
Time:              Wednesday nights, see the gym schedule online or at the Community Center for details
 
SUMMER – 6/24/19 – 8/31/19
Three outdoor courts available for free play. Bring your own equipment or borrow ours by signing it out at the front desk. All courts are closed for walk-in use during City events or lessons.

 

CPR / FIRST AID COURSES (Ages 14+)
Learn valuable life-saving skills that you could use to help a friend or family member by taking a CPR or First Aid course taught by an instructor from the Auburn Hills Fire Department.  Courses are three hours in length and include American Heart Association certification card.  Limited to 10 participants/must have minimum of 5 to run class. 
Location:        Auburn Hills Public Safety

Dates:         Saturday, 4/6/19 – Basic First Aid #233280

                        Saturday, 5/4/19 – Adult/Child CPR #233260
                        Saturday, 6/1/19 – Basic First Aid #333280
                        Saturday, 8/3/19 – Adult/Child CPR #333260
 
Time:              9:00AM – 12:00PM
Fee:                $25.00 Resident / $40.00 Regular
 


JUMPSTART UKULELE
Do you dream of sitting on the beach, playing your ukulele, during our long Michigan winter? We can help with that. Jumpstart Ukulele is an 8-week class that gets you playing, right away, on a beach bum's budget. Includes music book.
Location:        Community Center Wesson Room

Fee:                $170.00 Resident / $190.00 Regular (Ukulele included)

                        $120.00 Resident / $140.00 Regular (Provide your own ukulele)
Time:              6:00PM-7:00PM

Date:               Mondays, 5/6/19 – 7/1/19 #214017A (8 sessions)

Date:               Mondays, 7/8/19 – 8/26/19 #314017B (8 sessions)
 


Kids’ MusicRound
A singing, laughing, giggling, jiggling, clapping, dancing, bouncing, fun-filled, award-winning music and movement experience for infants and children to age five!  This young age is when your child's innate music potential is actively developing.  With the KMR children's music program, parents can help bring out a child's natural curiosity about music in a playful, encouraging class environment. Parent, guardian, or caretaker is required to stay but there is no charge for you.
Location: Community Center Studio

Fee:    $175 per first student in family #214008A

            $90 each additional student #214008B
            Free under 12 months #214008C
Date: Thursdays 4/4/19 – 6/6/19 (10 sessions)
Time: 10:00AM-10:45AM




OUTDOOR EDUCATION & NATURE PROGRAMS

AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER

OFF ROAD VEHICLE SAFETY
Open to persons of all ages, but is required for students 12-16 who wish to operate an ORV (ATV, UTV, Motor Cycle or related 2-wheel, 3-wheel, or 4-wheel). This course is designed to teach you how to be a safe and responsible ORV operator and covers the latest laws. To earn your certificate, you must attend the full 7 hours of instruction and pass a written state exam. Students ages 8-10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Location:        Community Center Wesson Room

Dates:             Tuesday 5/21/19 & Thursday 5/23/19 #223501
Time:              5:30PM – 9:00PM
Fee:                $18.00 Resident / $20.00 Regular
 

 

 

BOATERS SAFETY COURSE

Open to persons of all ages. This course is designed to teach you how to be a safe and responsible boater. Course covers basic fundamentals: boat maintenance, personal watercraft and boat operation, legal requirements of boating, personal preparedness & survival skills. To earn your Safety Certificate, students must attend 7 hours of instruction and pass a written state exam. Persons at least 16 years of age born on or after December 31, 1978 are required to have this certification card in their possession while operating a PWC on Sate of Michigan Waterways.
Location:        Community Center Wesson Room

Dates:             Tuesday 6/18/19 #223502
Time:              9:00A – 4:00PM
Fee:                $18.00 Resident / $20.00 Regular

 

BOY SCOUTS MERIT BADGES – SINGLE SESSIONS

Mr. Mike is continuing our Boy Scout merit badge sessions. Sessions meet on Wednesday evenings or Saturday mornings through the season, check online for the full listing. Scouts should bring Blue Cards and Worksheets, and are encouraged to begin with the merit badge booklet or online readings.
Location:        Community Center Carriage Room

Date:               Varies, please check the website
Time:              Varies, please check the website #314171
Fee:                $5 Resident / $8 Regular

 

AT HAWKWOODS NATURE CENTER

CAMPING AT HAWK WOODS
Now is the time to plan your camping trip at Hawk Woods!  Enjoy six beautiful log cabins with overnight accommodations for 40 guests. Nothing can beat a peaceful walk in the woods or a time resting by the pond on an evening sunset. Campfires late into the star lit night bring life long memories. Call today for availability.
Cabins that Sleep 6 per night - $40 Resident / $50 Regular
Cabin that sleeps 10 per night - $60 Resident / $80 Regular
Deposit - $50

 


EARTH DAY

Earth Day is April 21, 2019! Join us in caring for the Earth though volunteers with park and trail clean up from 6pm-8pm. Participants will receive a tree sapling to take home to plant and a re-useable grocery bag while supplies last.

 

WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY
We will celebrate this special day with guided walks and bird migration simulations during this all ages activity. A display of our collection of beautiful Michigan song birds, donated to Hawk Woods, is available to view as well.

Location:        Hawk Woods Picnic Pavilion
Date:               Saturday, 5/11/19
Time:              10:00AM – 12:00PM #214012
Fee:                FREE Resident / FREE Regular

 

FAMILY CAMPING – OUTDOOR COOKING
Learn how to do Dutch oven cooking over the camp fire! Limited cabins are available to rent to make a night of it for your family. Five cabins sleep 6 and one sleeps 10. Renting a cabin is not required to come learn how to cook on the campfire.

Location:        Hawk Woods Campground Fire Pit
Date:               Saturday, 5/11/19
Time:              4:00PM – 6:00PM #214010
Fee:                $10Resident / $15 Regular

 

BUTTERFLIES RETURN
Let’s try our hand at catching a butterfly while on a walk. Nets are provided for this activity.

Location:        Hawk Woods Picnic Pavilion
Date:               Saturday, 6/29/19
Time:              10:00AM – 12:00PM #314015
Fee:                FREE Resident / FREE Regular

 

ALL ABOUT CRAYFISH
Explore the pond and check the pre-set crayfish traps. You may get a little wet and muddy during this nature exploration.

Location:        Hawk Woods Picnic Pavilion
Date:               Saturday, 7/13/19
Time:              10:00AM – 12:00PM #314017
Fee:                FREE Resident / FREE Regular

 

ROCKS AND MINERALS
Michigan is a great place to begin a rock and mineral collection. Materials are provided to start your collection including a special box to store them.

Location:        Hawk Woods Picnic Pavilion
Date:               Saturday, 8/10/19
Time:              10:00AM – 12:00PM #314018
Fee:                FREE Resident / FREE Regular