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AMERICA'S BOATING COURSE 3
GLINES, BERT
Offered by the United States Sail and Power Squadrons, this 12 week course covers Boat Handling, Trailering, Aids to Navigation, Marine Radio Usage, Navigation Rules, Personal Watercraft Operation, and Dealing with Adverse Conditions and Emergencies. Also included are Knots and Lines, the Use of Marine Charts, Piloting and Determining Position. Material fee is $75, which includes the textbook, student CD, nautical chart, and plotting instruments, payable to the instructor on the first night of class.
TUE/January 27, 2015, 6:00-8:00, 12 weeks, Cony, Self-Supporting Fee: $5 + $75 Materials Fee to be paid to instructor first night of class


AMERICA'S BOATING COURSE 3 - FOR WOMEN ONLY
GLINES, BERT
Are you relegated to watching the kids, handing out sandwiches and beverages on the boat? We'll teach you to handle the boat on your own! Offered by the United States Sail and Power Squadrons, this course covers Boat Handling, Trailering, Aids to Navigation, Marine Radio Usage, Navigation Rules, Personal Watercraft Operation, and Dealing with Adverse Conditions and Emergencies. Also included are Knots and Lines, the Use of Marine Charts, Piloting and Determining Position. Material fee is $75, which includes the textbook, student CD, nautical chart and plotting instruments, payable to the instructor on the first class.
TUE/January 27, 2015, 6:00-8:00, 12 weeks, Cony, Self-Supporting Fee: $5 + $75 Materials Fee to be paid to instructor first night of class


BLS/AED FOR THE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
MARTIN, KENNETH
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers classroom course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. This course is for healthcare professionals, direct care workers, day care providers, and those who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. The course is also for community members that are ready, willing and able to offer a hand during a crisis.
TUE/February 24, 2015 or TUE/April 14, 2015, 5:00-9:00, 1 night, Cony, Self-Supporting Fee: $40 + $20 Material Fee to be paid to instructor


FITNESS FOR EVERYBODY
HUTCHINS, DEIDRE
Need to improve your strength, balance, and flexibility? This 45 minute class offers toning, core strengthening, and stretching for all levels of ability. Fit ball, dumbbells, medicine balls, resistance bands, and mats are all provided for you! Deidre promises to make fitness FUN!
MON/WED, January 19, 2015, 9:00-9:45 a.m., 5 weeks, Sky High Studio, Self-supporting Fee: $75


HEARTSAVER CPR AND AED FOR ADULT/CHILD/INFANT
MARTIN, KENNETH
This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements. A 2 year certification card will be issued after successful completion of the course. If you have contact with patients at your workplace, you need BLS for the Healthcare Provider, not this class.
TUE/January 20, 2015, TUE/March 17, 2015, OR TUE/May 12, 2015, 6:00-9:00, 1 night, Cony, Self-supporting Fee: $40 + $20 Materials Fee to be paid to instructor


PILOTING A BOAT
TBA
This course focuses on navigation as it is done on recreational boats today and embraces GPS as a primary navigation tool while covering enough of traditional techniques so the student will be able to find his/her way even if their GPS fails. Topics covered include: *Charts and their interpretation *Navigation aids and how they point to safe water *Plotting courses and determining direction and distance *The mariner's compass and converting between True and Magnetic *Use of GPS -typical GPS displays and information they provide, setting up waypoints and routes, staying on a GPS route. *Pre-planning safe courses and entering them into the GPS * Monitoring progress and determining positions by both GPS and traditional techniques such as bearings and dead reckoning *The "Seaman's Eye" - simple skills for checking that one is on course.
WED/January 28, 2015, 6:00-8:00, 12 weeks, Cony, Self-supporting Fee: $5 + $140 Materials Fee to be paid to instructor

 

PILOTING A BOAT - ADVANCED
TBA
Further your knowledge of coastal piloting with the Advanced Piloting Course.  The objective of this course is to provide a well-rounded background for safe piloting in open coastal waters as well as lakes and rivers.  The course begins with a detailed study of plotting and labeling, and examines the various techniques for taking bearings and other methods of determining a line of position.  The course continues with compass compensation procedures and describes various methods for determining a position fix.  A major segment of the course explains tides and currents, the associated tables, and how to apply the information in preparation for ocean sailing.  Also covered in the course are various types of electronic navigation including radar, LORAN C and GPS.  The final section of the course introduces mercator charts and the construction of a small area-plotting sheet.  A cruise through Martha's Vineyard provides an opportunity to practice your new skills.  $140 Materials Fee to be paid to the instructor.
WED/January 28, 2015, 6:00-8:00, 12 weeks, Cony, Self-supporting Fee: $5 + $140 Materials Fee to be paid to instructor

 

SEAMANSHIP
TBA
This course covers navigation rules, skipper's responsibilities, hull forms including stability and trim, maintenance procedures, anchoring including rafting and mooring, boating customs and boat handling.  Other topics discussed include marlinspike seamanship, rules of the road, man overboard procedures, radiotelephone operations, fire prevention, and basic first aid. 
WED/January 28, 2015, 6:00-8:00, 12 weeks, Cony, Self-supporting Fee: $5 + $140 Materials Fee to be paid to instructor


TAI CHI CHUAN - BEGINNER
WEBB, KEVIN
This course will focus on entry level practices for those who would like to explore Tai Chi Chuan for the first time. Students will be introduced to the Ten Temple exercises, Tai Chi Tui Shou (pushing hands) drills, Chi Gung, the early moves of the Yang Chen Fu form and some of its hidden meanings as shown in the Small San Shou partner training. We will introduce a variety of the exercises and principles that are part of the original Tai Chi art form. Come and enjoy the experience.
FRIDAY/January 16, 2015, 7:00-8:00 a.m., 6 weeks, Martial Arts Institute, Self-supporting Fee: $55


TENNIS CLINIC FOR BEGINNERS
VEILLEUX, DANIEL
This program is geared towards beginners and players who may have been away from the game for too long. We will cover the basics, teaching you how to keep score, proper footwork, strategy and most important of all correct mechanics. Our program is a great way to familiarize yourself with the sport of tennis. Tennis is great exercise, appropriate for all ages, and a wonderful way to meet friends and get into shape.
TUE/January 20, 2015, 5:00-6:00, 5 weeks, A-Copi Tennis and Sports Center, Self-supporting Fee: $80


YOGA
PUCCIARELLI, ISIDORA
Hatha yoga with elements of vinyasa flow. The class will focus on breath linked movement as well as using breath to create strength, balance, and flexibilty. This class will delve into the history of ancient exercises as well as explore the current trends within the practice. Come with an open mind and heart and dress comfortably. This practice requires a yoga mat and bare feet (or yoga socks). All levels welcome. MON/January 26, 2015, 4:30-5:45, 12 weeks, Technical Center, Self-supporting Fee: $60


ZUMBA  FITNESS
FORTIN, JENNIFER
Zumba features exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and International beats.  Before you know it, you're getting fit and your energy levels are soaring!  There's no other fitness class like a Zumba Fitness-Party.  It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating!  This "exercise in disguise" program is a fusion of Latin and International music - dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system.  No dance experience required!
THU/January 22, 2015 OR THU/March 26, 2015, 5:15-6:15, 7 weeks, Technical Center, Self-supporting Fee: $35