Category: Recreation News

Youth Huskies Group Tennis Lessons Session 2 Registration Open

Youth Huskies Group Tennis Lessons

Youth Huskies Group Tennis Lessons are being offered for ages 5-17 at Gates Tennis Center! Class times are based on age and skill level. Two spring sessions remain, with 2 class options/level each session. Sign up for both classes and double your fun! Class size is limited and based on social distancing. Masks are required at all times.

Lesson participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment, but Gates can provide equipment to those who don’t have their own.

Saturday clinic times are subject to change to Sunday based on Michigan Tech Varsity Team match schedule.

Red Ball (ages 5–6) uses a modified court, balls, and racquets to make it more fun for this group to learn hand-eye coordination and start swinging! Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm, Saturday 8-9am.

Orange Ball (ages 7-8) uses modified balls and racquets to make it more fun for this group to continue to develop their fundamentals and technique! Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm, Saturday 9-10am.

Green Dot Ball (ages 9-10) uses modified balls that the USTA tournaments use to integrate technique into game play! Thursday 4:30-5:30pm, Saturday 10-11am.

Yellow Ball (ages 11+) uses regular tennis equipment as we work through technique and match play! Thursday 5:30-7pm, Saturday 11am-12:30pm.

Remaining Spring 2021 Session Dates

  • Session 2: February 23 – April 3, 2021 (registration closes February 20, 11:59pm)
  • Session 3: April 6 – May 15, 2021 (registration closes April 3, 11:59pm)

Cost

Sessions 2 & 3, Red, Orange or Green Dot, 1 day/week, 6-week session: $75
Red, Orange or Green Dot Drop-in Rate: $15/class (only available if the class has not reached capacity, 24 hour notice required)

Sessions 2 & 3, Yellow, 1 day/week, 6-week session: $108
Yellow Drop-in Rate: $20/class (only available if the class has not reached capacity, 24 hour notice required)

Private lessons are also available.

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Adult Huskies Tennis Lessons Session 2 Registration Open

Adult Huskies Tennis Lessons are being offered for ages 17 and up who are looking to learn more about the game of tennis! Each class will include technique and games to learn and develop skills that will improve players’ workouts and match play. Class size is limited and based on social distancing. Masks required at all times.

Lesson participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment, but Gates can provide equipment to those who don’t have their own.

Remaining Spring 2021 Session Dates:

  • Session 2: February 22 – March 31, 2021 (registration closes February 20, 11:59pm)
  • Session 3: April 5 – May 12, 2021 (registration closes April 3, 11:59pm)

Cost 

Sessions 2 & 3, 6-week session, 1 day/week: $75

You are more than welcome to sign up for both class times and double the fun!

Drop-in rate: $15/class (Available if the class has not reached capacity, 24 hour notice required.)

Private lessons are also available.

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OAP Kayak Safety Clinics

OAP Kayak Safety Clinics

Are you dreaming of summer and those wonderful paddling months? We can’t get you out on the open water, but we can help you work on your skills in the pool! Sign up now for the OAP Kayak Safety Clinics and refine those skills to keep you safe on the water. We try to meet each participant at their level and encourage them to challenge themselves. We will cover topics including kayak re-entry, de-watering your kayak, and wet exits. Focus will be on practice and improving technique; the more you do it the better you will get! All equipment will be provided including PFD’s, kayaks, paddle, and paddle floats. Appropriate swimwear required. We will be in the water between 4-9 feet deep, with lifeguards on duty during the event.

  • February 17
  • March 24
  • April 21

8:00-10:00pm
SDC Lap Pool

No kayaking experience necessary. Participants must be at least 8 years old and able to swim at least 15 yards unassisted. Secure fitting, appropriate swimwear required (no 2 pieces or speedos). A parent must be present for participants under age 14.

The COVID-19 Visitor Symptom Tracking Form is required to be completed before every class session. Masks are required throughout the building except while swimming or showering. There are no provisions for medical intolerance reasons or medical waivers. Space will be provided for personal items on the pool deck. Class size is limited and based on social distancing.

Michigan Tech Students Free
SDC Members $5/clinic
General Public $10/clinic

Registration and payment can be completed online, by phone at 906-487-2073, or at the SDC Ticket Office. Participants must have a current signed SDC waiver of liability, OAP release and concussion awareness form on file at the SDC Ticket Office prior to participation.

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Open Log Rolling at the SDC

Log Rolling

Looking for something new to stay active? Sign up now for the OAP Open Log Rolling and test your skills on the log! Instruction and materials provided. We will be in the water between 4-9 feet deep, with lifeguards on duty during the event. We try to meet each participant at their level and encourage them to challenge themselves. Most new rollers can pick up the basics in one 1-hour session, though many come back each week to practice! Focus will be on balance, foot movement, and core strength; the more you do it the better you will get!

Open to ages 5 & up. No experience necessary. Must be able to swim at least 10 yards unassisted, come dressed in a swimsuit and bring a towel.

February 9, 16, 23, March 2, 16, 23, 30, April 13, 20. Tuesdays, 8-10pm, at the SDC Pool. Free to Michigan Tech Students, SDC Members $5, General Public $10. Pre-registration required.

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Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL) Course February 13

Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL) Course

Saturday, February 13, 8am-5pm

SDC Fitness Studio & SDC Shooting Range

This is the course you must take to get your Michigan Concealed Pistol License (CPL). This is the premier course in the state of Michigan. The Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners (MCRGO) course covers what you need to know for carrying in open spaces. Not just what to do in your home, but what to do in the parking lot, in the alley, etc. We also add in things we teach our other courses that we feel you are going to need to know, doing our best to help prepare you to prevail in any encounter. Rental equipment available for an additional fee. Students will receive a copy of the course material on the day of class. No experience necessary. Class size is limited and based on social distancing.

  • Minimum age 20 years old
  • Individuals are responsible for supplying their own ammunition (100 rounds)
  • There will be a firearms proficience test and a written test that students have to pass to complete the course.
  • Students agree to comply with all commands issued on the range and in the classroom.

Cost

  • $150/person w/own equipment
  • $185/person w/ rental equipment (9mm pistol)

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Adult Huskies Swim Clinic Spring Session 2 Registration Open

Adult Huskies Swim Clinic

Adult Huskies Swim Clinic provides additional attention and competitive guidance to swimmers ages 18 and older who are looking to improve their swimming skills and fitness levels in a group setting. Each session is programmed with warm-up, skill work, and variations of a workout for the beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmer. Participants will be provided coaching and guidance to meet their individual swimming goals!

Session 2: February 9-25 (registration closes February 7)

Cost $60

Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-7:50pm, at the SDC Pool.

Discounts available for SDC members.

The COVID-19 Visitor Symptom Tracking Form is required to be completed by all participants before every class session. Masks are required throughout the building except while swimming or showering. Space will be provided for personal items on the pool deck. Class size is limited and based on social distancing.

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Spring Youth Indoor Rock Climbing Registration Open

Is your child literally climbing the walls this winter? Sign up today for the OAP Youth Indoor Rock Climbing Class and let them climb our wall! 
Sessions

  • January 25 – February 4
  • February 15-25
  • March 15-25

Days/Times

  • Monday-Thursday, 4:00-4:50pm OR
  • Monday-Thursday, 5:00-5:50pm

Ages 5 & up. $75/participant per session (includes equipment). Class size is limited and based on social distancing. Registration for Session 1 closes January 22.

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