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In order to minimize the potential exposure of our residents, staff, and building to COVID-19, the Auburn Hills Community Center will be canceling the following beginning March 12th until the end of the month:

  • All city sponsored programs, events, and large group gatherings will be cancelled.
  • That includes sports, open gym, fitness classes, fitness center, team programs, adult and youth programs.

TEEN PROGRAMS
 

COMMUNITY GARDEN OPENING
The Auburn Hills Teen Council is opening a new Community Garden in the spring of 2020. Located at Civic Center Park near the Community Center. Teen Council will start the garden beds this year and invite others, of all ages, to come help plant, weed, and care for the garden as well as share in the harvest. The Teen Council is partnering with Master Gardeners from the MSU Extension Program to provide gardening education after the grand opening. Keep an eye on social media, the website, and even flyers at the Community Center for more information as it becomes available.

TEEN VOLUNTEERS (Ages 13-18)
Get involved with your community. Learn skills that translate directly to work experience and earn valuable community service hours while having fun with our team at special events and Summer Camp! Contact the Community Center, or email Justin Lambregtse at jlambregtse@auburnhills.org! Grades 9-12 in fall of 2020.

TEEN COUNCIL (Ages 13-18)
Learn leadership skills by designing and planning fun activities, have access to special events and earn valuable community service hours. Join the Remind group to get updates by texting @ahteencncl to 81010. Students must be in grades 8 through 12. Stop by the Community Center or check out our website for an application. Meetings are going for the rest of the school year and start back up when the 2020-2021 school year begins.
Advisor: Justin Lambregtse
Location: Community Center Wesson Room
Date: Meetings 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month during the school year, includes pizza!
Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Fee: Free

BE FIT! (Ages 13-17)
You can stay fit and begin your life-long journey of leading a healthy lifestyle using our Fitness Room and equipment. Equipment includes treadmills, elliptical machines, multi-station strength machine, hand-weights, balance & medicine ball, stationary bike and more. Must be signed up by parent or legal guardian. Location: Community Center Fitness Room #138050 Date: Year Round Time: Monday –Friday, 9:00AM-8:30PM Saturday, 10:00AM – 8:30PM Fee: Free Resident w/Community Center Card / $100 Regular

GRANDPALS PROGRAM
The Auburn Hills Teen Council is partnering with the Senior Services Department to pair a teen with a senior pen pal. Teens write one letter to their Pen Pal every other week, asking questions and sharing the details of their lives that allow them to get to know their senior companion. Please contact Justin Lambregtse at jlambregtse@auburnhills.org if you are interested in being a part of this program.


YOUTH PROGRAMS

 

ATHLETICS

BEGINNER SOCCER (Ages 4-5)
An introduction to the sport of soccer for boys and girls. Your child will learn basic soccer techniques while improving their social skills, their ability to follow directions, and their teamwork skills. Must wear shin guards.
Location: Civic Center Park behind Community Center
Date: Tuesdays, 4/28/20 – 6/2/20     #213340
Time: 6:00PM - 6:45PM
Fee: $39.00 Resident / $49.00 Regular (6 sessions)

GYMNASTICS (Ages 4-5)
Enjoy a fun beginner gymnastic class with little or no experience necessary. Experience 4 events as well as the trampoline, foam pits, and rock wall. Parent viewing area available.
Location: Gymnastics Training Center; 1813 Northfield Dr., Rochester Hills
Date: Mondays, 4/6/20 – 4/27/20    #213451A
Mondays, 5/4/20 - 5/18/20    #213451B
Time: 6:30PM – 7:15PM
Fee: $44.00 Resident / $54.00 Regular

PRE T-BALL (Ages 4-5)
Designed for young players with little or no experience. Pre T-ball teaches basic skills including throwing, catching, hitting, and base running in a clinic format. Instructors teach at an easy-tolearn pace. A baseball glove and tennis shoes/rubber cleats are required. Ball cap and numbered jersey are provided.
Location: Civic Center Park Ball Diamond
Date: Saturdays, 7/11/20 – 8/01/20     #313572
Time: 9:00AM – 9:45AM
Fee: $20.00 Resident / $25.00 Regular (4 sessions)

T-BALL LEAGUE (Ages 6-8)
This popular program includes Saturday morning games and Monday evening practices. Players learn the basics of throwing, fielding, hitting and base running in a fun, learning environment. Special “softer” baseballs and batting tees are used. A baseball glove and tennis shoes/rubber cleats are required. Ball cap, pants and custom numbered jersey provided. Volunteer Coaches needed.
Location: Civic Center Park Ball Diamond
Date: 6/29/20 – 8/15/20    #312360
Time: Varies
Fee: $30.00 Resident / $55.00 Regular




SUMMER CAMP - Half Day & Full Day Options
Children in grades 1-8 (2020/2021 school year) can experience the great outdoors with a variety of age-appropriate recreational activities designed to create a lifetime of memories. Activities will include crafts, sports, cooperative games, gym games, library visits, nature and more!  Camp T-shirt provided. Bring a water bottle and nut-free snack (non-refrigerated) each day. See the Before & After Care program and the Lunch Buddies program for details on how to make it a full-day at camp!

Week 1: 6/29/20-7/2/20    Theme: Shipwrecked    No 7/3
Week 2: 7/6/20-7/10/20    Theme: Pure Michigan
Week 3: 7/13/20-7/17/20    Theme: Out of this World
Week 4: 7/20/20-7/24/20    Theme: City Lights
Week 5:7/27/20-7/31/20     Theme: Once Upon a Time
Week 6: 8/3/20-8/7/20       Theme: Olympics   No 8/5pm

BEFORE & AFTER CARE
The Before & After Care program is offered to families who need supervision before and after camp. The hours for the Before Care are 7:30AM-9:00AM, and After Care, 4:30PM- 6:00PM. Families must register prior to using this service. Each $32 per week.  After care not available 8/5

LUNCH BUDDIES
This program is offered to families who need supervision during the lunch hour before afternoon camp starts. Lunch Buddies will run from 12:00PM-1:00PM, please bring a non-refrigerated nut-free lunch. Families must register prior to using this service. $20 per week  Not available 8/5


Cub Camp (ages 4-5)
This program helps prepare children for the upcoming school year by involving them in group activities including cooperative games, physical fitness, arts & crafts projects, sports, snack time and more! Camp is held outdoors in Civic Center Park and indoors at the Community Center. Children should bring a nut-free snack with them (non-refrigerated) and dress appropriately for the weather. Must be potty-trained.
CLASS #  316670A
DATE: 8/10 - 8/14
TIME:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
RESIDENT:  $30 
REGULAR:     $77

CLASS #   316670B
DATE:  8/17 - 8/21
TIME:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
RESIDENT:  $30
REGULAR:  $77


FITNESS

YOUTH YOGA (Ages 12-17)
A calming, stress relieving yoga class to stretch and strengthen the body. Focus is on building breath and body awareness. Poses are practiced with attention to proper technique, alignment and mindfulness. Recommended for all levels including those new to yoga. Great for those interested in learning healthy self-care habits that will carry over into all aspects of life! Certified Instructor: Lisa Calice, E-RYT 200
Location: Community Center Studio
Spring: Saturdays, 4/18/20 – 6/6/20 (No 5/23)    #212020
Summer: Saturdays, 6/20/20 – 8/8/20 (No 7/4)    #312020
Time: 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Fee: $42.00 Resident / $51.00 Regular (7 sessions) Drop-In: $10.00

MARTIAL ARTS (Ages 5-15)
Classes will emphasize self-discipline, focus, awareness of one’s environment, along with studying basic movements and the theory of defending oneself. Instructor: Master Kirk Rehn
Location: Community Center
Fee: $40.00 Resident / $50.00 Regular (10 sessions) 

SPRING
Level: Intermediate - orange/blue belt
Date: Wednesdays, 4/1/20 – 6/3/20
Time: 6:15PM – 7:05PM    #213251A

Level: Advanced – red/purple/green belt
Date: Wednesdays, 4/1/20 – 6/3/20
Time: 7:15PM – 8:05PM    #213251B

Level: Beginner – white belt
Date: Saturdays, 3/28/20 – 6/13/20 (No 4/11 or 5/23)
Time: 9:30AM – 10:15AM    #213251C

Level: Advanced Beginner – yellow belt or higher
Date: Saturdays, 3/28/20 – 6/13/20 (No 4/11 or 5/23)
Time: 10:30AM – 11:15PM    #213251D

SUMMER
Level: Intermediate - orange/blue belt
Date: Wednesdays, 6/17/20 – 8/26/20 (No 8/5)
Time: 6:15PM – 7:05PM    #313251A

Level: Advanced – red/purple/green belt
Date: Wednesdays, 6/17/20 – 8/26/20 (No 8/5)
Time: 7:15PM – 8:05PM     #313251B

Level: Beginner – white belt
Date: Saturdays, 6/20/20 – 8/29/20 (No 7/4)
Time: 9:30AM – 10:15AM    #313251C

Level: Advanced Beginner – yellow belt or higher
Date: Saturdays, 6/20/20 – 8/29/20 (No 7/4)
Time: 10:30AM – 11:15PM    #313251D



VARIETY

PARENT TOT GYM TIME (Ages 2-5)
We have a variety of recreational equipment setup in the gym for parents and tots to utilize. This is a drop-in program without an instructor. Come on in and enjoy meeting other parents and watch the children play with the parachute, balance beam, scooters, playground balls and more!
Location: Community Center Gym
Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Fee: Free Resident / $5 Regular
Date: Tuesdays, 4/7/20 – 5/26/20