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FITNESS ROOM
Auburn Hills residents can work out in the fitness room for free! Call for an appointment. 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 or make a reservation for some gym activities: Pickleball 55+, Open Walking, and Basketball. Schedules with any related fees are available online and at the Community Center. Check in required at the front desk. Please see the gym schedule for up-to-date offerings.

TABLE TENNIS
Stop by the front desk to sign in and sign out the equipment.
Fee: FREE Resident / $5 Regular
Day/Time: Mondays & Thursday 10:30-12:30, and Fridays & Saturdays 1:30-4:00

PICKELBALL FOR ALL AGES
Three indoor courts are available at the Community Center for open, non-competitive play.  Players must sign in at the front desk.
Fee:  $3 Resident / $5 Regular
Time:  Tuesdays 12:30-4:30pm, and Wednesdays 5:30-8:30pm



FITNESS

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 Gym

SUMMER
Date: Thursdays, 6/9/22 - 8/4/22 #112005D     (9 weeks)
Price: $50 Resident / $60 Regular / $10 Drop-In
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverside Park Outdoor Amphitheater
Date: Saturdays, 6/11/22 - 8/6/22 #112006D
Price: $38 Resident / $50 Regular / $10 Drop-In     (9 weeks)
Time: 9:15 am- 10:15 am
Location: Auburn Hills Community Center Patio




ATHLETICS


MARTIAL ARTS (Ages 5-Adult)
Classes emphasize self-discipline, focus, awareness of one’s environment, along with studying basic movements and the theory of defending oneself. Beginner and Advanced Beginner are ages 5-12 and Intermediate and advanced classes are all ages based on belt rank. Ages 13+ just beginning will start with the intermediate class.  Instructor: Master Kirk Rehn



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 Gym
Day/Date:  Wednesdays & Thursdays, 1/12 - 3/17  (10 weeks)
Time:  7:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee:  $40 Resident / $50 Regular (1x per week)
Fee:  $65 Resident / $95 Regular (2x per week)





OUTDOOR EDUCATION & NATURE PROGRAMS


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

GEOCACHING SERIES CHALLENGE
Complete our Geocaching Series Challenge and stop by the community center for a special prize!  Call for more information about how to complete the challenge!  

LITTLE HIKERS (Ages 0-6)
This program is designed for parents to take a guided walk
with their child, learn about the outdoors and learn ways to
introduce children to the natural world around them. Up to
age 6 with adult. Location: Hawk Woods Lodge
Fee: FREE Resident/$3 Regular          Time: 10 – 11 am
Date: 
Bigfoot – Friday, July 1, 2022
Wild – Friday, August 5, 2022

NATURE STORY TIME (AGES 0 to 6)
Come and listen to a story and have some fun with nature at the Hawk Woods Park and Campground! Nature Story time includes a story, craft and time outdoors engaging in age appropriate activities. Up to age 6 with an adult.
Location: Hawk Woods Lodge
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am
Summer Solstice – Tuesday, June 14, 2022   (#116006K)
Shadows – Tuesday, July 12, 2022   (#116006M)
Insects – Tuesday, August 16, 2022   (#116006P)

NATURE ART
Nature is the ultimate inspiration your child needs to get that
instant spark of creativity. We will be using natural materials
like acorns, bark, dirt, leaves, sticks and pinecones to make
some amazing nature inspired art. The art your child creates
will be left onsite for all Hawk Woods visitors to enjoy.
Location: Hawk Woods Lodge
Fee: FREE Resident/ $3 Regular
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Self Portrait – Saturday, June 11th   (116009B)

HERO HIKES
Come spend time in nature with heroes from our local
community. Feel free to dress up as your favorite hero, even if
it means having to wear your underwear on the outside of your
pants. This program will include a hike and hero themed craft.
Location: Hawk Woods Lodge
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fire Inspector Jon Toss – Wednesday, May 18, 2022  (#116010B) 

NATURE SUMMER CAMP
Children in grades 1st – 5th are welcome to spend a week
of their Summer Vacation engaging in a variety of age appropriate
nature activities designed to create a life-long
love of nature. Activities will include hikes, crafts and games.
Bring a water bottle and nut-free snack (non-refrigerated) each day.
Location: Hawk Woods Lodge
Fee: $42.00 Resident/ $89.00 Regular #116011
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Date: 8/8/2022 – 8/12/2022

SHELTER BUILDING (6 to 12)
There is nothing kids like more than building a fort. Come join
us as we head into the forest to build shelters from natural
materials. Hopefully we will all survive!
Location: Hawk Woods Lodge
Fee: FREE Resident/ $3 Regular #116013
Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm

INSECTS (6 to 12):
Insects are some of the most amazing creatures! In this
interactive program we will use scientific tools like nets and
magnifying glasses to discover what insects make their homes
in the natural areas at Hawk Woods.
Location: Hawk Woods Lodge
Fee: FREE Resident/ $3 Regular #116014
Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm

FRIENDSHIP ROCKS (6 to 12):
Have you ever seen a friendship rock at the park? Friendship
rocks are painted rocks or stones done by people with
inspirational images or sayings with the intention of spreading
kindness around the world. Join us in creating friendship
rocks and spreading kindness all over the world.
Location: Auburn Hills Community Center
Fee: FREE Resident/ $3 Regular #116015
Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm

BUGS ON WHEELS
Is your child a bug enthusiast? Come see Bugs on Wheels
as Nadia aka “The Bug Lady” brings fascinating creatures
such as tarantulas, scorpions, desert beetles, the world’s
largest millipede, and more, for you to see! This educational
experience gives children and adults alike the chance to see
bugs up close and personal while giving them the opportunity
to hold or touch some of them! This will be an experience
you won’t soon forget!
Location: Hawk Woods Lodge
Fee: FREE Resident/ $3 Regular #116016
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (20 to 30 Kids Max)
Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022

REPTARIUM:
Does your child love reptiles? Join an animal educator from
the Reptarium as they share their passion about some of
their resident animal ambassadors. Who knows what kinds of
snakes, turtles or lizards you might discover?