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Posted November 08, 2013 in Community Web Exclusives, Perry

Parent/Child Swim Classes:
The MCB offers this class as a way for parents to orient their children to the water.  It is designed for children age 6 months to 3 years old.  The December class begins Tuesday, December 3rd to December 19th. Class is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6 pm. The cost is $13 for members and $26 for non-members.  The deadline to sign-up is November 26 at 8 pm.  For more information contact the MCB at 465-5621.

Lifeguard Training:
The MCB is currently offering American Red Cross Lifeguard Training certification.  Individual’s ages 15 years and older can become certified lifeguards for public and private facilities through this program.  The class will cover CPR, First Aid, and lifeguard skills. In order to become certified, participants must complete all required skills and attend every class.  There must be 5 enrolled to hold this class.  For those that become a lifeguard and work for the recreation center for more than 6 months, you will receive FULL reimbursement of the fee. The December class runs from December 6th to 8th. The fee is $115 for members and $135 for non-members.  The deadline to register is November 27th.  For more information contact the MCB at 465-5621.

Perry Winter Swim Team:
This is a competitive swimming program for individuals ages 6-18 who are able to swim the length of the pool using proper technique.  This program features practices 2-3 days per week with swim meets held on Saturdays.  Swimmers will need to have own transportation to and from meets.  The season begins in November and will last through the middle of March.  Practice begins on Tuesday, November 13th.  The cost for this program is $60 per swimmer.  The deadline to register is November 1st by 8pm.  For more information, contact Jimmy at 465-5621.

Youth Basketball Tournaments
Perry Parks and Recreation will again be running the annual youth basketball tournaments.  The dates for these tournaments have been set.  3rd-4th grade boys and girls tournament will be hosted on January 25-26.  5th-6th grade boys and girls tournament will be held on February 8-9.  The 7th-8th grade boys and girls tournaments will be held on March 8-9.  Games will be played at the McCreary Community Building as well as the Perry Elementary, Middle, and High School Gyms.  Each team is guaranteed 3 games minimum.  Registration is open to all teams.  Fees are $100 per team.  Register now for one of these great tournaments!  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.

Youth Cheerleading
Perry Recreation Department is bringing back the popular Youth Cheerleading Program for basketball season!  This program works with youngsters in grades K-6 on learning Cheerleading skills and the art of Cheer.  The cheerleaders will practice for 1 week before the basketball season begins and will then cheer at the youth basketball games on Sunday mornings.  Practices throughout the season will be held during the week and will be scheduled by the coach. This program will last from November 9th through December 14th. Cost for this program is $15 for MCB members and $25 for non-members.  The registration deadline is set for Wednesday, November 6th.  Register now to become part of the 2013 MCB Basketball Cheerleading squad!  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.

Adult Longevity
This is a low-impact approach to fitness that assists in improving cardiovascular system function and range of motion is joints and muscles.  This activity is available to anyone ages 18 and up no matter health status or age. This activity will be led by a veteran, experienced instructor.  Classes run 8:45a.m. -9:45a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Cost is $13 for Community Building Members and $18 for non-members.  Contact the MCB for class session dates!  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.

Yoga/ Pilates
This is a great activity that involves a blend of body awareness, breathing, and elongation of the spine combined with strengthening of core muscles.  The class will be held in the aerobics room at the McCreary Community Building, which features a padded floor, fitness balls, and BOSU balls.  Classes will include a body mass index test and instruction by a veteran, licensed instructor.  Classes will begin November 5th and last through November 25th.   There will be 2 classes to choose from (or do both):

Class A: 10am-11am on Tuesdays & Thursdays.$15/ Members, $20/ Non-Members.
Class B: 6pm-7pm on Mondays & Wednesdays. $12.50/ Members, $16.67/ Non-Members
Contact the MCB for class session dates!  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.

Holiday Craft Show
Crafters are needed for the Eighth Annual “Holiday Craft Show.”  The Show will last from 9:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, November 16th. All of the fun will take place in the gym at the McCreary Community Building.  The vender fees are $20 on/ by Oct. 22nd or $25 after Oct. 22nd.  Register now with the MCB to take part in this fun event!  For more information, contact Zach at 465.5621.

McCreary Community Building- On-Going Programs:
– Personal Training
– Aerobics
– Zumba
– Spinning Class
– Yoga/Pilates
– Open Swim
– Lap Swim
– Family Swim Time
– Float Day
– Water Walking
– Water Fitness
– Swimming Lessons
– Walk and Talk
– Adult Longevity
– Wednesday Fellowship





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