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Waterford Education & Leisure Opportunities

Summer 2019 Edition

Keywords: Education,community





terford School District MIPLACE…
Where Kids Eat FREE!

day—Friday Beginning June 18—August 17, 201

Crary Campus | 501 N. Cass Lake Road, Waterford
Breakfast Served 8:00-9:00am
Lunch Served 11:00am-1:00pm

Grayson Elementary | 3800 W. Walton, Waterford
Lunch Served 11:00am-12:30pm

anski Early Childhood Center | 6010 Hatchery, Waterford

Welcome to the


for Summer 2019!


Registration Information........... 14 Enrichment Instructional Cheerleading............. 49
Self-Defense for Children.............. 12 Tiny Hawks Baseball..................... 49
Registration Form...................... 15 Safe on Campus........................... 12 NFL Flag Football.......................... 49
Message to the Community............. 5 Babysitter Safety........................... 12 Summer Ball................................. 50
Pet Sitter Safety............................ 12 Girls Fastpitch............................... 50
Elementary Summer Academy.... 6 Self-Defense for Women................ 12 Fall Soccer................................... 50
Fluid Art Techniques...................... 13 Super Saturday Soccer.................. 50
Secondary Summer Academy 2019 Unstoppable Beauty
High School & Youth Special Interest
Middle School .......................... 6 For Mothers and Daughters........ 13 Little Chefs................................... 51
Awaken Your Unstoppable Beauty..... 13
Locations and Map ...........28 - 29 Adult Fitness
Pre-School Camps 50+ Fitness.................................. 51
COMMUNITY EDUCATION .......7-13 Stepanski Leggett Campus Zumba A.M................................... 51
Zumba......................................... 51
Athletics Kindergarten Academy................. .13 Melt for Women............................ 51
Mott Girls Basketball Camp.............. 7 Summertime Stem ....................... 13 Barre Balance............................... 51
Mott Boys Youth Basketball Camp.... 7 Dinosaurs Rock............................. 13 Gentle Moves Yoga........................ 51
Mott Youth Volleyball Camp ............. 7 Yoga with Ease............................. 51
Mott Youth Cheer Camp .................. 7 POOL AND FITNESS ........16-27, 32 Chair Yoga.................................... 51
Kettering Boys Youth Basketball Camp...... 7 Map........................................ 28-29 Saturday Morning Yoga.................. 52
Kettering Girls Youth Basketball Camp.... 7 Registration Information................ 14 Hatha Yoga................................... 52
Kettering Girls Youth Volleyball Camp.....8 Registration Form......................... 15
Ray Robinson Summer Boys Adult Dance
PARKS AND RECREATION Line Dancing for Beginners............ 52
Basketball Camp.......................... 8 Line & Couples Dance................... 52
Registration .........................41-42 Line & Couples Dance................... 52
Summer STEAM Camp Adult Tap Dance............................ 52
*Camp Scientific: Sticky Situation in Summer Day Camps
Little Farmer’s Camp..................... 43 Adult Sports
the Environment .......................... 8 Farm Camp.................................. 43 50+ Golf Lessons......................... 52
*Google CS First: Music & Sound..... 8 Farm & Adventure Camp............... 43 Golf Lessons for Adults & Teens..... 52
*Art & Science Collision................... 8 Pre-School Nature Enthusiasts ...... 44 Adult Softball................................ 53
*Camp Scientific: Aerospace & Camp Oak Ventures...................... 44 Women’s Volleyball....................... 53
Little Vet School............................ 44 Men’s Basketball........................... 53
Transportation.............................. 9 NASA Camp................................. 45 Coed Kickball ............................... 53
*Google CS First: Art....................... 9 Underground Explorers Camp........ 45
*App Lab ....................................... 9 Kid’s TV, Radio & Video Camp........ 45 Enrichment
*Innovate-Make-Create................... 9 Kid’s Art and Nature Camp............ 45 Boater Safety................................ 53
*Google CS First: Game Design Junior Golf Camp.......................... 45 ORV Safety................................... 53
Basketball Camp........................... 46 Watercolor Painting....................... 53
& Sports...................................... 9 Volleyball Camp............................ 46 Special Events
*Google CS First: Storytelling........... 9 Flag Football Camp....................... 46 Big Wheels................................... 54
Baseball Camp............................. 46 Mom 2 Mom Sale......................... 54
Summer STEAM Wednesday Kiddie Sports Camp...................... 46 Harvest Happening........................ 54
Camps Sport Starters............................... 46
Catapult with Robot Garage........... 10 British Soccer Camp...................... 47 50+ Recreation Activities.......... 55
Sumo Bots with Robot Garage....... 10 Beginning Lacrosse....................... 47
Painting Class with Skull Island Camp......................... 47 Rental Facilities ........................ 56

Picasso’s Grapevine................... 10 Parent/Child Waterford Leisure &
Science Spectacular with Tumbling Toddlers......................... 48 Education Opportunities

Michigan Science Center............ 10 Youth Dance & Fitness April 2019
Kaboomistry with Michigan Ballet........................................... 48 Volume 12, Issue 2
Tap.............................................. 48 Published in April, August,
Science Center.......................... 10 Hip-Hop........................................ 48
Amazing Animal Adaptations with Music Fun Time............................ 48 and December
Tumbling/Gymnastics.................... 48 Published by
Binder Park Zoo......................... 10 Adv. Tumbling & Gymnastics.......... 48 Waterford School District
Guest Author & Book Signing with Twinkle Toes................................. 48 501 N. Cass Lake Road,
Martial Arts................................... 48 Waterford, MI 48328-2307
Lindsey Achtman....................... 10
In My Backyard with Youth Sports
Sports Stars.................................. 49
Longway Planetarium................. 11
Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

with Longway Planetarium.......... 11
Perfect Little Planet with

Longway Planetarium................. 11
Bubbles Around Us with Ann Arbor

Hands On Museum.................... 11
Slime Time & States of Matter with

Ann Arbor Hands On Museum..... 11

Community Bulletin Board

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Message to the Community

A dd to your summer fun and enroll in one or more of our Waterford
Community Education summer camps or Summer Academy. There is
something interesting for everyone!

We have many opportunities for children and adults, such as preschool camps, sports Waterford School District
camps, fitness classes, swimming lessons, and more. We also have Summer Academy
classes for elementary, middle and high school students. Become one of the thousands
of satisfied customers that have attended Waterford Community Education classes.

While you’re enjoying the summer months, there’s still plenty of fitness classes available
to keep you on track. Our Waterford Fitness Studio will be open all summer offering
a variety of great fitness classes including Barre Intensity, Zumba, Yoga, and more!
Our pools will offer Aerobics, Aquacise, Aquabata, Deep Waves, and Hydro Mix.

While many of our instructors are professionals, we actively seek individuals who have
hobbies or a passion for something which can be developed as a class. We maintain
a solid set of traditionally successful classes while continually researching and
developing new offerings. Our goal is to offer opportunities that best meet the needs of our
community. We value your input. Please let us know if you have suggestions for additional
classes or ideas for enhancing our current offerings.

We look forward to seeing you in our classrooms, gymnasiums, and pools and fitness

Dr. Keith Wunderlich


Dr. Keith Wunderlich, superintendent

William Holbrook, assistant superintendent

Inspire, educate, and empower our students for their future!


Heather Halls John Paul Torres Bob Piggott Joan Sutherland
Julie Josselyn Robert Petrusha, Jr. Mary Barghahn



Elementary Summer Academy 2019

Waterford School District Presented by the Waterford School District
Monday - Friday • 9:00 am – 12:30 pm • July 22 – August 9, 2019

Location: Riverside Elementary School, 5280 Farm Road

Literacy / Math Programs: For all learners who have JUST COMPLETED Kindergarten,
1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th grades. Classes are taught by certified elementary teachers in small

classes. Students will receive instruction in both literacy and math.

Registration begins May 1 and closes June 14.

For additional information please visit our website at and look
under Latest News section and click on Summer Academy.

Information: Please contact Vanesa Jennings at 248-706-4864 or

Secondary Summer Academy 2019
High School & Middle School

Presented by the Waterford School District
Monday – Friday

High School June 20 – July 25

Morning Session 7:15 am – 10:55 am • Afternoon Session 11:15 am – 2:55 pm
Middle School July 29 – August 16 • 8:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: Durant High School, 501 N. Cass Lake Rd.

The Waterford Summer Academy provides high school and middle school students with
both learning enrichment opportunities at all grades as well as credit recovery options for
high school students.

All of our classes are taught by certified teachers with small class sizes. Online learning

opportunities are available as well during the Summer Academy season.

Level Dates Locations

Middle School July 29 – August 16 Durant High School

Incoming 6th, 7th and 8th Grade ONLY

High School – First Session June 20 – July 9 Durant High School

No classes July 4 & 5

High School – Second Session July 10 – July 25 Durant High School

If you’re interested in enrolling in the Summer Academy this year and would like more

information on specific programs including the cost, course offerings, and how to register;
please visit us on our district website:

You’ll find the link to the Summer Academy program under the Latest News tab.

Registration begins May 1 and closes on June 14 for the High School Academy.
Registration remains open for the Middle School Academy until July 25.

Information: Please contact Cindy Wyatt at (248) 674-3145 or

6 SUMMER ACADEMY 248.706.4864

Community Education

For Girls Entering Grades K-8
Instructor: Coach Erica Webb
Learn the fundamentals of cheer from Mott coaching
staff and varsity players. Campers will learn basic
cheer and stunting techniques with our knowledge-
able cheer staff while having fun! Each camper will
receive a t-shirt and will put their skills to use when
they perform with the Varsity Cheer Team at Mott’s
MOTT GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMP 6913.005 Aug 20-23 4:00-6:30pm
For Girls Entering Grades 4-9 $60 Mott Cafeteria and Outside
Instructor: Coach Michelle Sklar
Get the unique opportunity to learn from the Mott KETTERING BOYS YOUTH
coaching staff and players. Camp will focus on BASKETBALL CAMP
individual and group instruction with drills designed For Boys Entering Grades 3-9
to improve fundamental basketball skills and play- Instructor: Coach Anthony Phifer
er confidence. Offensive skills (shooting, passing, Get the unique opportunity to learn from the Kettering Community Education
dribbling, triple threat) and defensive skills (footwork, coaching staff and players. The basketball camp
boxing out, on the ball/ballside/helpside) as well will focus on improving fundamentals, offense and
as team offense and defense will be taught. There defense skills, and developing player confidence.
will be skill and team contests. Bring a bag lunch. A camp T-shirt is included.
A camp T-shirt is included. 6913.006 Grades 2-4 June 22-24
6913.001 June 17-20 9:00 am – 2:00pm 9:00-11:00am $50 Kettering HS
$75 Mott HS 6913.007 Grades 5-6 June 22-24

MOTT BOYS YOUTH BASKETBALL CAMP 11:30am-1:30pm $50 Kettering HS
6913.008 Grades 7-8 June 22-24
For Boys Entering Grades 3-9 2:00-4:00pm $50 Kettering HS
Instructor: Coach David McGlowen
A great opportunity to learn from Mott coaching staff
and players. Each camper will receive skill develop-
ment training on ball handling, shooting, and funda-
mental skills. Offensive and defensive skills and game
play will also be taught. Campers participate in daily
competitions. Every camper will receive a T-shirt.
6913.002 June 25-26 9:00-11:30am
$50 Mott HS

For Girls Entering Grades 6-12 BASKETBALL CAMP
Instructor: Coach Katie Amen For Girls Entering Grades 4-9
Join the Waterford Mott Volleyball program and learn Instructor: Coach Cory Hightower
fundamentals, build skills, play in organized games Get the unique opportunity to learn from the Kettering
and scrimmages and have fun! Camp fee includes coaching staff and players. The camp will focus on
a T-shirt. individual and group instruction with drills designed
6913.003 Grades 6-8 June 24-27 to improve fundamental basketball skills and player
9:00-11:00am $50 Mott HS confidence. The focus of this camp is not only to
6913.004 Grades 9-12* June 24-27 improve individual and team offensive and defensive
Noon-2:00pm $50 Mott HS skills and knowledge, but will also emphasize the
*Attending Mott importance of teamwork. A camp T-shirt is included.
6913.009 Grades 4-9 June 25-26
9:00am-Noon $50 Kettering HS


Community Education

For Girls Entering Grades 5-9 CAMPS
Instructor: Coach Amy Smith
Join the Waterford Kettering Volleyball Program and *CAMP SCIENTIFIC: STICKY SITUATION
learn fundamentals, build skills, play in organized IN THE ENVIRONMENT
games and scrimmages and have fun! A camp Grades: Incoming 1-6
T-shirt is included. Instructor: Rebecca Briggs and Kathryn Young
6913.010 Grades 5-9 June 15-18 The world of science and innovation will collide as
5:00-8:00pm $60 Kettering HS campers learn about the environment and its many
sticky situations! Campers will become geotechnical
WATERFORD MOTT AND KETTERING engineers while learning about landscapes, testing
YOUTH FOOTBALL CLINICS water quality and developing ways to clean up oil
Watch Blackboard Connect and Twitter for spills. Camp will include breakfast and lunch.
summer youth football clinic information #3914.001 June 17-21 9:00am–3:00pm
ran by Mott and Kettering programs! $125 Riverside
Community Education ADVANCED BASKETBALL SESSIONS Grades: Incoming 3-8
Boys And Girls Grades 3-12 Instructor: Dawn Anders
Instructor: Dave Smith, PlayAllBasketball Make. Code. Music. Create your own digital music
PlayAllBasketball coaches teach advanced basket- and sounds! Use the computer to design your own
ball concepts during structured league and open music, create your own instruments and music vid-
gym sessions. Participants will improve shooting, eos, and learn how technology is used in the music
dribbling, passing, rebounding, and techniques in industry! No previous coding experience is neces-
offense and defense. PlayAllBasketball coaches sary. Camp will include breakfast and lunch.
emphasize teamwork, respect, discipline, and #3914.002 June 17-21 9:00am-Noon
responsibility. $65 Riverside
Sessions are ongoing.Visit Grades: Incoming 1-6
for current times and locations. Some sessions Instructors: Blair Schwartz
require jerseys. Campers will have the opportunity to explore both
their artistic side as well as their experimental side in
8-week sessions $95 plus jersey this duo-filled experience. Let your creativity lead the
4-week sessions $45 plus jersey way as the worlds of art and science collide! Camp
will include breakfast and lunch.
RAY ROBINSON SUMMER BOYS #3914.003 June 17-21 9:00am-Noon
For Boys Entering Grades 3 – 8 In The
Fall Of 2019
Instructor: Jeff Jayson
Campers will get individual skills development in-
struction. Campers will learn and practice the fun-
damentals of the game of basketball. Skill instruc-
tion will include ball handling, attack moves, speed/
agility, defensive technique, passing, and shooting.
Campers will get the opportunity to compete in con-
tests such as hot shot, around the world, lighting,
free throw, and 1-on-1. Competitive 3-on-3 tourna-
ment throughout the course of the week. Campers
will have the opportunity to demonstrate their skills
in 5-on-5 games as well. This camp will help players
reach their basketball goals.
#6913.011 June 17-20 9:00am-Noon
$85 Mason


Community Education

TRANSPORTATION Grades: Incoming 3-6
Grades: Incoming 1-6 Instructor: Kellie Determan & Cory Wholehan
Instructor: Rebecca Briggs & Kathryn Young Join in the F-U-N as we design to build with a 3D Print-
The world of science and innovation will collide as er, create Stop Motion Animation movies, and investi-
campers learn about aerospace engineering through gate how SLIME can change colors and SOOOO much
parachute design! Campers will innovate through more! We will create music, paint with gravity and
magnetic trains as they design, test and improve Tie-Dye. At the end of the week, you will have created
upon their own tabletop transportation systems. a cool personalized work of art just for you! Plan on a
Camp will include breakfast and lunch. day of water activities as well as a Friday Showcase to
#3914.004 June 24-28 9:00am-3:00pm display your innovative work. Each day of camp has a
$125 Riverside theme, so be prepared to launch into summer fun and
make new friends along the way. Wear your favorite
*GOOGLE CS FIRST: ART team shirt on the first day and receive a special prize! Community Education
Grades: Incoming 4-8 Camp will include breakfast and lunch.
Instructor: Jessica Johnson #3914.007 July 15-19 9:00am-4:00pm
Art. Design. Coding. Create your own digital works of $125 Riverside
art! Use the computer to design your own animations, #3914.009 July 29-Aug 2 9:00am-4:00pm
create a paint editor tool and learn how technology is $125 Riverside
used in the art world. No previous coding experience *GOOGLE CS FIRST:
is necessary. Camp will include breakfast and lunch. GAME DESIGN & SPORTS
#3914.005 June 24-28 9:00am-Noon Grades: Incoming 4-10
$65 Riverside Instructor: Lindsey Crozier
Code. Play. Game. Create your own video games.
*APP LAB Design and program your own video games using
Grades: Incoming 7-12 code and computer science. Learn important gam-
Instructor: Elizabeth Kutchey ing concepts while building racing games, mazes
App Lab camp will provide an opportunity for students and other fun games. Teamwork. Athletics. Coding.
to either begin to learn or further their development Use computer science to simulate extreme sports,
and understanding of computer coding algorithms. make your own fitness gadget commercial and
Campers will begin to design and troubleshoot their create commentary for a big sporting event. Previ-
own app development. Campers will begin to learn ous coding experience is helpful. Camp will include
the language of code including Block and JavaScript. breakfast and lunch.
Previous coding experience is helpful. Camp will #3914.008 July 15-19 9:00am-Noon
include breakfast and lunch. $65 Riverside
#3914.006 July 1-3 9:00am-2:00pm *GOOGLE CS FIRST: STORYTELLING
$65 Riverside Grades: Incoming 3-6
Instructor: Heather Wichtman
* Sign up for multiple children’s Create. Code. Tell stories. Create and share your own
enrichment camps digital stories! Use the computer to design your own
stories, create and share your own animations and
(those with an asterisk) learn how technology is used in the film and media
or multiple children and receive a industry. No previous coding experience is neces-
sary. Camp will include breakfast and lunch.
10% discount #3914.010 July 29-Aug 2 9:00am-Noon
with code: $65 Riverside


Before and after camp childcare is

available from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm.


Community Education

Grades: Incoming K-8
Instructor: Michigan Science Center
Discover the wonderful world of science through
this interactive live demonstration. Michigan Science
Center will ask some participants to help with fasci-
nating and fun science tricks! Parents are welcome
to stay and enjoy this show with their child(ren).
#3914.016 July 10 9:00-10:00am
$5 Riverside
Grades: Incoming K-3
Instructor: Robot Garage Instructor: Michigan Science Center
Why do things explode? Learn about the relation-
Community Education Let’s build, design and drive! Participants will build ships between pressure, temperature and fuel to
a catapult out of Lego Technic® pieces and program
it to load and launch with Lego WeDo® software. The explain why things go KA-BOOM! The Michigan Sci-
ence Center will mix physics and chemistry to get
catapult will utilize energy stored in rubber bands to some loud, flashy effects! Parents are welcome to
shoot a ball while a motion sensor is used to control
the motor. Parents are welcome to stay and observe. stay and enjoy this show with their child(ren).
#3914.017 July 10 11:00-Noon
#3914.011 June 19 9:00-10:00am $5 Riverside
$12 Riverside
#3914.012 June 19 11:00am-Noon
Grades: Incoming K-6
SUMO BOTS WITH ROBOT GARAGE Instructor: Binder Park Zoo
Grades: Incoming 3-9
Instructor: Robot Garage The Binder Park Zoomobile program will bring in a
wide variety of animals with fascinating adaptations,
Starting with a simple moving chassis, participants will which allow them to live more efficiently in their na-
design and build modifications to improve the robot
using Lego Technic® pieces, and then compete with it tive habitats. Come enjoy learning from these LIVE
animal ambassadors! Parents are welcome to stay
in a Sumo Robot competition. After trying the robot out and enjoy this show with their child(ren).
in their first battle, students are challenged to iterate
their design to compete more successfully in their next #3914.018 July 17 9:00-10:00am
$5 Riverside
match. Parents are welcome to stay and observe. #3914.019 July 17 11:00am-Noon
#3914.013 June 19 1:30-3:00pm
$15 Riverside $5 Riverside

Grades: Incoming 1-12
Instructor: Picasso’s Grapevine LINDSEY ACHTMAN
Grades: Incoming K-6
Join in the painting fun! A Picasso’s Grapevine tal- Instructor: Lindsey Achtman
ented artist leads you on a painting journey. Through
step-by-step instructions, each registered participant Lindsey Achtman, our very own WSD elementary
teacher, will be here for a visit with her book, The Day
will create their very own painting to take home with the Swing Stopped. She will be sharing her experi-
them along with memories from a fabulous day! Par-
ents are welcome to stay and enjoy. ence through her writing journey, reading her story to
us and signing copies of the book for each registered
#3914.014 Grades 1-5 June 26 participant. Parents are welcome to stay and enjoy
9:00-10:30am $10 Riverside
#3914.015 Grades 4-12 June 26 this author’s visit with their child(ren).
#3914.020 July 24 10:00-11:00am
12:30-2:00pm $10 Riverside $10 Riverside


Community Education

Grades: Incoming K-3 Grades: Incoming K-2
Instructor: Longway Planetarium Instructor: Ann Arbor Hands on Museum
Come explore things large and small, from the colors Come explore and learn about the world of Science
of the rainbow, to the reasons for the seasons. Par- through Bubbles with the Ann Arbor Hands on Muse-
ticipants will learn about the planets, constellations, um. Participants will learn how to make and measure
meteors, the moon and more in the Longway Mobile different bubbles through these amazing hands on
Planetarium. In My Backyard will instill a sense of experience. Parents are welcome to stay and experi-
wonder and exploration while encouraging children to ence this workshop with their child(ren).
explore their own backyards. Parents are welcome to #3914.024 Aug 7 9:00-10:00am
stay and take a moment to relax while their children $7 Riverside
experience the show inside the mobile planetarium.
#3914.021 July 31 9:00-10:00am SLIME TIME AND THE STATES OF MATTER
$7 Riverside Grades: Incoming 3-5

SECRET OF THE CARDBOARD ROCKET Instructor: Ann Arbor Hands on Museum Community Education
Is it a solid? A liquid? A gas? Participants will discover
WITH LONGWAY PLANETARIUM the properties of each state of matter and how mole-
Grades: Incoming 2-5
Instructor: Longway Planetarium cules look and act when changing between states of
matter by making ooey, gooey slime with the Ann Ar-
Join in on an awesome adventure as two children bor Hands On Museum! Parents are welcome to stay
spend a night touring the Solar System alongside
their ship’s navigator. This special feature was pro- and experience this workshop with their child(ren).
#3914.025 Aug 7 11:00am-Noon
duced with modern digital animation and spectacu- $7 Riverside
lar audio effects created at George Lucas’ Skywalker
Ranch. Parents are welcome to stay and take a
moment to relax while their children experience the
show inside the mobile planetarium.
#3914.022 July 31 11:00am-Noon
$7 Riverside

Grades: Incoming 3-7
Instructor: Longway Planetarium
Imagine the ultimate space vacation! Discover our
solar system through a new perspective: a family
from another star system seeking the perfect va-
cation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best-
known Dwarf Planet. Dive over ice cliffs of Miranda.
Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel the lightning
storms of Jupiter. Walk on the surface of Mars. All
of this can be explored with the Longway Mobile
Planetarium. Parents are welcome to stay and take a
moment to relax while their children experience the
show inside the mobile planetarium.
#3914.023 July 31 1:00-2:00pm
$7 Riverside


Community Education

Ages 9+
Instructor: Live Safe Academy, LLC
SELF-DEFENSE FOR CHILDREN Kids, would you like to learn pet first aid and be a
Ages 6+ certified pet sitter? Increase your competitive edge
by being more valuable to families with pets and
Instructor: Live Safe Academy, LLC kids. Learn to care for pets in your own family. Have
If someone wants to hurt our children, they won’t
choose a time or a place with witnesses. That means fun and help keep animals safe.
#6914.029 July 13 3:00-4:00pm
no parents, no teachers, no police officers, just our $15 Crary Campus
children and the predator. The safety of our children
will depend on their ability to recognize a threat and
respond effectively. These fun, interactive and age SELF-DEFENSE FOR WOMEN
appropriate workshops teach essential, lifesaving
strategies for prevention and real world techniques Ages 12+
(18 or younger must be accompanied
designed to reduce their risk of abductions, assaults, by a particpating adult)
and other forms of violence. But most of all, it teaches
Community Education children they have the right to be safe, no one has the Can you defend yourself against a violent attack?
Do you have the knowledge, skill and confidence to
right to hurt them, and their life is worth protecting. defend your family? You don’t have to spend years
#6914.026 July 25 5:00-6:00pm
$15 Crary Campus training in an expensive program. Learn simple, life-
saving skills from programs designed to increase
your safety and after only one class. Our hands on
SAFE ON CAMPUS courses teach time-tested, realistic methods that
Ages 12+ are easy to learn and remember. Designed to be
safe, these courses instill confidence by building
Instructor: Live Safe Academy, LLC on success. You are coached according to your own
Statistically people are in the greatest danger twice in
their life: when they are attending college and when rate of progression. No previous training required. A
great stress relieve and lots of fun. Release and Hold
they are senior citizens. But the most common crimes Harmless Agreement must be signed by legal guard-
against women are easy to avoid if you know how to
recognize the warning signs and you know what to ian at beginning of class.
#6914.030 July 25 6:30-8:30pm
do. Learn “real-world” self-defense for every-day peo- $35 Crary Campus
ple from an instructor who has taught self-defense in
colleges since 2003. Don’t let the lack of knowledge
negatively change a life.The safety of your college stu-
dent is worth this two-hour class.
#6914.027 Aug 19 6:30-8:30 pm
$35 Crary Campus

Ages 9+
Instructor: Live Safe Academy, LLC
Learn to be safe and responsible. Build confidence.
Have a competitive edge over other babysitters. This
one-day class includes topics of first aid, when and
how to call 911. CPR with manikin practice, choking,
fire safety, discipline, crime safety, and more. Please
bring a bagged meal and beverage.
#6914.028 July 13 9:00am-3:00pm
$60 Crary Campus


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Ages 8+
(18 or younger must be accompanied
by a participating adult)
Participants will learn how to create fluid paintings KINDERGARTEN ACADEMY
without the use of brushes, easels, or experience. This For families with children entering kindergarten
class teaches basic fluid art techniques which include in the fall (age 3 or 4 by September 1)
dirty pour, string pull, and strainer slide. Participant can KINDERGARTEN ACADEMY is a 4-day per week ex-
choose one or all three techniques to use. tended day program, designed to enhance and sup-
#6914.031 July 13 1:00-2:30pm port the readiness skills of those “BIG KIDS” who will
$45 Crary Campus
be entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2019. Practice
the Kindergarten routines of Morning Meeting, Read-
UNSTOPPABLE BEAUTY FOR ers & Writers Workshops, math and science experi-
ences, lunch, recess, rest, and homework!
Do you apply your cosmetics and hope for the best? #6914.036 M-Thur July 8-Aug 15
Is your daughter now interested in experimenting 9:00am-2:00pm $300
with cosmetics? Wouldn’t it be nice to learn from a Stepanski Leggett Campus
professional beauty expert? In this class, moms and Community Education
their daughters will have a fun time bonding while Each class must have a minimum of 12 students
receiving instruction and basic tips on healthy skin in order to run. Classes are subject to cancella-
care and age-appropriate cosmetics application. tion if enrollment is low. Tuition is non-refund-
There is a $2.00 per person material fee paid to the able after the first day of class.
instructor in class. Eleven years and older must be
accompanied by a participating adult. SUMMERTIME STEM
#6914.039 5/9/19 6:30-8:30pm Potty-trained children ages 3-5 who have not yet
$30 Per Couple attended kindergarten
Instructor: Mary Boynton
It’s never too early to immerse your little one in Sci-
Are you bored with your glamour look? Are you frus- ence, Technology, Engineering and Math learning
trated with a drawer full of skin care and makeup experiences. This summertime camp is about culti-
you’re not using? Or are you intimidated by makeup, vating your child’s natural need for discovery. We will
so you don’t even bother? Do you want a confidence engage, explore, experiment, explain, and elaborate
boost? Register for this course today for a check-up on those discoveries…from wiggling our fingers in
from the neck up! In this session, you will experi- mud to creating an art-piece that we will unearth
ence what skin care treatments are right for you. during one of our outdoor excursions. This program
How to properly match foundation. How to conceal follows a High Scope Preschool Daily Routine, with
blemishes, scars, dark circles, rosacea and other a balance of teacher-directed activities, child-initiat-
imperfections. How to confidently select the perfect ed exploration, experiences with literature, music &
shade of lipstick, eye shadow and more. Then we’ll movement, snack time, and outdoor play!
finish with an interactive ten-minute glamour tutorial #6914.037 June 3-6 9:00 am – Noon
to meet even the busiest woman’s individual beauty $70 Stepanski Leggett Campus

needs. A $2.00 per person material fee paid to the DINOSAURS ROCK
instructor in class.
#6914.040 7/25/19 6:30-8:30pm Potty-trained children ages 3-5 who have not yet
$30 Per Couple attended kindergarten
Instructor: Mary Boynton
Join us in learning more about dinosaurs, dig for fos-
sils, and enjoy cool prehistoric activities! This program
follows a High Scope Preschool Daily Routine, with
a balance of teacher-directed activities, child-initiat-
ed exploration, experiences with literature, music &
movement, snack time, and outdoor play!
#6914.038 Aug 12-15 9:00 am – Noon
$70 Stepanski Leggett Campus



· Online at (see below)
· In person at the Pool & Fitness Centers or at Crary Campus.
· By mail: Send the registration form located on page 25 to 501 N. Cass Lake Road,Waterford, MI.
· By fax: 248.706.4888
We accept cash, check, money order, American Express, Visa and MasterCard. Checks should
be made payable to Waterford School District. Returned checks will be subject to a $25 admin-
istrative charge by our office. We offer a 10% discount for adults who are age 60 or older.

Kettering 248.673.9969
Mott 248.674.6360
Beginning registration dates for participants are as follows:
Pool & Fitness Members May 20
Community Education Non Members May 23
Registration will be during normal business hours at the Pool & Fitness Centers
M-F 5:30 am-9:00 pm, Sat. 7:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun.9:00 am-5:00 pm and
Crary Campus registration hours listed below.

Crary Campus will accept registrations
Beginning April 29 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Refunds: Refunds must be requested in writing at least 10 days prior to the first day of
class for the full amount to be refunded to the participant.

If the request is less than 10 days before the class, a $10 service fee will be deducted
and the remainder credited to the participants Community Education account. The credit
can be used for future classes offered through Waterford Community Education.

If the request is received after the first day of class but prior to the second day of class,
the refund will be prorated and credited to the participant’s Community Education account
and subject to a $10 administrative fee. Refunds will not be issued after the second class.

A full refund will be issued if a class or program is cancelled by Waterford
Community Education.



Go to click on the interactive website link “Request Account”.
Once you have your account you may browse activities and “shop” like other online

buying sites! Follow instructions online to complete the transition. You may also
use this website to view your family’s activity schedule once you are registered!
To view the most current information regarding classes, click on the interactive

website link “View Activities” then activity name.

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Phone: 248.682.7800 · Fax: 248.706.4888

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Street Address . City Zip Code Grade (Fall)


Home Phone Cell/Night Phone E-mail to receive copy of receipt

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Completed registration form and payment may be dropped off, mailed, or faxed to the above number.
Checks should be made payable to Waterford School District.

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Name Relationship Telephone # Telephone #

If you or your child would like to participate in this event, please complete, sign and return the following statement of consent and release of liability.
You remain fully responsible for any legal responsibility which may result from any personal actions. You also authorize and consent to the activity
leader(s) securing medical services including hospitalization to aid you or your child, if in their judgment, such services are necessary. It is also under-
stood that the Waterford School District does not maintain accident medical insurance for injuries that may be associated with this type of activity. It
is your responsibility to provide medical insurance or other financial means of paying for activity related injuries.
Signature:______________________________________________________________Date ________________________________

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Community Education Pool and Fitness



Building healthy minds and bodies through healthy habits
The Waterford Pool & Fitness Centers are your family’s community wellness facilities. It’s never too late to begin
the journey to better health. We are here to help you achieve your healthy lifestyle goals through education,
motivation and support. Memberships and daily passes are available for individuals or families.
The Waterford Fitness Studio offers group exercise classes to keep you moving and grooving toward your fitness
goals. It’s conveniently located within the Covert Center across from Mott High School at 1151 Scott Lake Road.
Check out page 19 for more information!
Included in your membership, is your own Wellness Coordinator, at your service! Your membership will begin
with a health assessment and body composition analysis. You will receive a customized program to get you
started, based on your needs, goals, and interests. Your program may include nutrition counseling, exercise
machine orientation, ongoing motivation and support to keep you on track.
For more information, contact Katy Miller, Fitness & Lifestyle Coordinator, at 248-682-0593.

The Waterford Pool and Fitness Centers and The Waterford Fitness
Studio is now offering Silver&Fit® memberships. Silver&Fit is designed
specifically to help older adults achieve better health through regular ex-
ercise and health education. Silver&Fit provides eligible members with no-cost or low cost fitness memberships
and older adult-oriented group exercise classes, through arrangements with certain health plans. Silver&Fit is
provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated.
If your health plan offers Silver&Fit and you would like more information about Silver&Fit classes, please contact
the Waterford Pool and Fitness Centers at 1151 Scott Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328 or call 248-674-6360
or 248-673-9969. You may also visit Silver&Fit at Silver&Fit is a federally registered
trademark of American Specialty Health Incorporated.
To find out if you qualify for the Silver&Fit program, contact your healthcare provider and ask about their exercise
incentive program, or call Silver&Fit at 877-329-2746, option 8

The Waterford Pool & Fitness Centers is now offering older adults a way to increase
their levels of physical activity while motivating them to remain active. SilverSneakers
is the nation’s leading community fitness program designed exclusively for older adults.
SilverSneakers helps older adults take greater control of their health through a variety of
fitness offerings that engages participants in more frequent strength training, aerobic, and
flexibility exercise by providing access to a variety of venues and programming designed
specifically for older adults. There are more than 14.5 million people eligible for the SilverSneakers benefit through the nation’s leading
Medicare Advantage health plans, Medicare Supplement carriers and group retiree plans. For those members, the benefit is offered at no
additional cost. For more information, to check eligibility or enroll, go to


Fitness Center
A fitness center at each location overlooks the pool and exterior athletic areas. An elevator is accessible. Each Cen-
ter includes resistance machines and free weights to target muscle groups, cardio equipment including treadmills,
upright bikes, elliptical, and stair steppers. A cardio theater of flat screen televisions is available for your entertain-
ment during your workout. Please bring your headphones. All users are expected to wipe down machines after use
with the cleansing wipes provided. Daily use lockers are available. Please bring your own lock.


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Locker Rooms
Male and female locker rooms are located at each facility, as well as a family locker room for those needing
privacy or with children of the opposite sex needing supervision. Showers, bathroom facilities, and lockers are
located within the locker rooms. Please bring your own locks if you wish to keep items in the lockers.
Indoor Track
Our indoor track is 1/10 of a mile and is located near the Pool and Fitness Centers. The walking track is free for
everyone; we just ask that you sign in at the front desk. The newly renovated outdoor track is 1/4 of a mile and
is available for our patrons as well.
The Centers house a warm water instructional pool with a handicapped accessible ramp. Average temperature
of the instructional pool is 84-87 degrees. Depths range from 3ft to 4.5ft. The Centers also include an eight lane,
25-yard x 25 meter competitive pool for lap swimming or diving. Average temperature is 80-82 degrees. Depths
range from 4ft to 14ft. We have elevated seating for 400 spectators located on two sides of the competition
pool. One-meter and three-meter diving boards are available for use during select times. In compliance with
ADA recommendations, a handicapped lift is available upon request.

Schedules Community Education

Seasonal schedules are available at both Pool & Fitness locations for open swim, lap swim and track use. These
schedules are subject to change without advanced notice. Our goal is to provide safe and reasonable access
to all patrons and program participants whenever possible, which may include occasional rental groups. We
appreciate your cooperation.

Kettering High School (KETT) Mott High School (MOTT) Waterford Fitness Studio (WFS)
Pool & Fitness Pool & Fitness Covert Center
2800 Kettering Drive 1151 Scott Lake Road 1150 Scott Lake Road
248-673-9969 248-674-6360 248-682-0593

After Labor Day to After Memorial Day

KETTERING MOTT Open 15 minutes before &
Mon–Fri* 8am-8pm Mon-Fri* 5:30-8pm after scheduled classes
Sat 7am-6pm Sat 7am-6pm
Sun 11am-3pm Sun 9am-5pm

After Memorial Day to After Labor Day

KETTERING MOTT Open 15 minutes before &
Mon – Fri* 8am-8pm Mon-Fri* 5:30am-8pm after scheduled classes
Sat 7am-4pm Sat 7am-4pm
Sun 11am-3pm Sun 9am-3pm

*During the school year the Kettering Campus is closed M-F from 12-3pm. The Mott Pools are closed M-F from
12:30 to 3pm, and the Mott Fitness Center remains open.
*In the event of a Waterford School District Snow Day, all facilities are closed until 3pm
*Hours are occasionally subject to change. You may contact the service desk at 248-674-6360 or
248-673-9969 or email us at ahead of your arrival for updated information.


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Cleaning/Shut Down Weeks
The Pool & Fitness Centers will be shut down to the public for one week each summer for intensive deep clean-
ing, maintenance repairs, etc.
Mott: Closed Sun. July 21- Sat. July 27. Will re-open Sun. July 28 at 9am
Kettering: Closed Sun. July 28- Sat. Aug. 3. Will re-open Sun. Aug. 4 at 11am

Holiday Hours
Easter 2019
• S at April 20: Kett open 7am-3pm. Mott closed
• Sun April 21: Kett, Mott, and WFS closed
Memorial Day 2019
• Sat May 25: Kett open 7am-3pm. Mott closed
• Sun May 26: Mott open 9am-3pm. Kett closed
• Mon May 27: Kett, Mott, and WFS closed
Independence Day 2019
• Thurs July 4: Kett, Mott, and WFS closed
• Sat July 6: Kett open 7am-3pm. Mott closed
• Sun July 7: Mott open 9am-3pm. Kett closed
Labor Day 2019
• Sat Aug 31: Kett open 7am-3pm. Mott closed
• Sun Sept 1: Mott open 9am-3pm. Kett closed
• Mon Sept 2: Kett, Mott, and WFS closed
Personal Training
Why use a personal trainer? Our certified personal trainers will help you reach your goals faster. With a program
customized just for your needs, you will get the most out of every workout. They provide guidance on proper form
to prevent injuries and the motivation to succeed. Our trainers will perform body composition assessments,
personalized nutrition coaching, and help you push through any plateaus.
For personalized individual or small group quotes call Katy Miller at 248-682-0593
Birthday Parties
Have a pool party with us! The Pool and Fitness Centers offer a multi-purpose room located right on the pool deck.The
party packages include two hours of room use and swimming for up to 20 guests for $99. A non-member fee of $15
will be applied. A private after-hours party is $200. Please submit requests online or in person AT LEAST two weeks
before your requested date. Requests are processed on a “first come, first served” basis.
Please contact Morgan Ratliff, PFC Service Desk Coordinator, at 248-674-6360 or for more
Important Pool Area Rules
All patrons of the Waterford Pool and Fitness Centers are subject to following facility rules and etiquette for safety
purposes. Facility rules can be viewed at


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Waterford Fitness Studio
All fitness classes are free of charge for Pool and Fitness Center members.The daily drop-in fee is $10 for non-mem-
bers. Punch cards are available for any Waterford Fitness Studio classes. Purchase 10 visits ($100) and receive the
11th visit free! Monthly calendars are available on our website at and are subject to change.

An energizing total body, non-impact strength workout using weights, bands, and exercise ball. All levels of
fitness welcome. Bring a mat and water to class.
Day(s) Time Location
Sat 8:30-9:30am WFS

PILATES Ages 16+
Learn the basic fundamentals of Pilates. You will learn how to use breath and awareness of core muscles
with movement. Begin with basic exercises showing modifications with growth toward progressive movement. Community Education
Performed primarily on the floor. Bring a mat and water.
Day(s) Time Location
Sun 11:30am-12:15pm WFS
Tues 11:45am-12:30pm WFS
Wed 6:15pm-7:00pm WFS
Thur 11:45am-12:30pm WFS

You are never too old to obtain a positive result from exercise! Regular exercise can improve your heart and
respiratory function, lower blood pressure, increase strength, improve bone density and flexibility, and quicken
your reaction time. Class is designed in two segments using hand weights and bands, followed by a segment of
movement to improve cardio. Welcoming to the beginner and excellent for active adults.
Day(s) Time Location
Tue, Thurs 9:00-10:00am WFS

This class will increase strength, balance, improve bone density and flexibility, and quicken your reaction time.
Class is designed in two segments using hand weights and bands followed by a segment of movement to im-
prove cardio. Welcoming to beginners and active adults.
Day(s) Time Location
Mon 9:00-10:00am WFS
Wed 9:00-10:00am WFS
Wed 5:30-6:15pm WFS
Fri 9:00-10:00am WFS

ZUMBA Ages 16+
This Latin-inspired international dance fitness class is designed to boost your cardio, conditioning, balance, and
flexibility. It’s exercise in disguise.
Day(s) Time Location
Thurs 5:00-5:45pm WFS


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EveryBODY FITNESS Ages 16+
Welcoming anyone and everyone at any level of fitness to this fun non-impact total body 45 minute workout
using a chair, weights, bands or drumming to improve cardio and muscular strength. This class does not go
to the floor. A very supportive, non-intimidating class to improve self confidence in the exercise environment.
Day(s) Time Location
Mon 11:45am-12:30pm WFS
Wed 11:45am-12:30pm WFS
Learn basic yoga poses, flows, and how to link breath to movement in this beginner class.
This gentle class is suitable for all levels and is a perfect way to start your day.
Day(s) Time Location
Mon 10:00-11:00am WFS
Fri 10:00-11:00am WFS
YOGA Ages 16+
This is a perfect way to start and end your hectic day. This gentle yoga class is geared for seniors; however all
age groups are welcomed. The class will explore basic yoga postures with a special emphasis on stress reduc-
tion and breath control. This class is ideal for individuals new to yoga or seeking relief from stress.
Day(s) Time Location
Mon 7:15-8:15pm WFS
Sat 10:30-11:30am WFS
Thur 7:00-8:00pm WFS
This is a multi-functional fitness class that incorporates both weights and aerobic exercise.
Day(s) Time Location
Mon 6:15-7:15pm WFS
Classes focus on postural strength and aligment along with a series of upper body exercises using light weights.
Using the ballet barre, you will sculpt your lower body and abs, increasing your flexibility. This is followed by mat
work focusing on the core.
Day(s) Time Location
Tues 6:00-6:45pm WFS
Sat 9:30-10:15am WFS
A great workout for anyone interested in improving fitness and stamina. This action-packed, low-impact workout
combines a series of punching and kicking combinations with weight strengthening exercises.
Day(s) Time Location
Sun 10:30-11:30am WFS
Thurs 6:00-7:00pm WFS


All wellness classes are free of charge for Pool and Fitness Center members except when lunch is provid-
ed. Spots may be limited, registration is required. Please contact the service desk at 248-674-6360 or
248-673-9969 for information on upcoming wellness classes.


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All Water Fitness classes are free of charge for Pool and Fitness Center members. Classes ongoing, but schedule
is subject to change. Please call the service desk at 248-674-6360 or 248-673-9969 for updated information.
The following schedules will be effective as of Monday, June 17th.

Drop-In Water Fitness Community Education
Do you prefer variety in your workouts or perhaps your schedule varies weekly? Our ‘Drop-In’ classes are perfect
for you. Cards will be available at the service desk for “daily drop-in” purchases. 10% Senior Discount does
not apply to Drop-Ins.
• Arthritis Foundation® and Arthritis Plus by WaterART drop-in fee: $4.50 non-members
• Arthritis Foundation® and Arthritis Plus by WaterART punch cards for non-members: Purchase 10 visits ($45)

and receive the 11th visit free!
• All other Water Fitness classes drop-in fee: $7 for non-members
• All other Water Fitness classes punch cards for non-members: Purchase 10 visits ($70) and receive the 11th

visit free!

We now offer two levels of Arthritis exercise! Beginners should try the Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program,
and those who want a slightly more challenging arthritis class may want to try the Arthritis Plus by WaterART
program. Participants should have enough comfort in a pool to walk in shallow water without assistance for
either class.

Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program is an entry level class great for those who are severely affected by their
joint pain. It is our most gentle class and is perfect for those just recovering from injury/surgery. This evi-
dence-based class will decrease pain, increase flexibility, and ease the stress of gravity on the joints. This is a
no impact, low intensity class.
Day(s) Time Location
Mon & Fri 10:30-11:30am MOTT
Tues & Thurs 10-11am KETT

ARTHRITIS PLUS BY WaterART Instructional Pool Ages 18+
Arthritis Plus by WaterART uses shallow water with a variety of modified working positions,
and provides exercises for cardiovascular improvement, muscular strength, endurance and
mobility. We have added equipment such as noodles to assist and progress basic exercises.
This is a no impact, low to moderate intensity class.
Day(s) Time Location
Wed 10:30-11:30am MOTT

AQUACISE Instructional Pool Age 18+
This class incorporates a variety of exercises to get you moving: cardio, strengthening, and stretching provides
a whole-body workout. Uses equipment such as noodles, hand weights, and kickboards. LOW TO MODERATE
Day(s) Time Location
Mon,Wed,Fri* 9-10am KETT
Mon,Wed,Fri 9:30-10:30am MOTT
Mon 7:15-8:15pm KETT
Thurs 7:15-8:15pm MOTT
*Friday class at Kettering will be moderate to high intensity


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AQUABATA Instructional Pool Age 18+
Tabata is a HIIT Class (High Intensity Interval Training) of 20 seconds high intensity and 10 second active resting.
This challenging cardio workout is good for a variety of fitness levels and exercises can be modified to suit your
abilities. This workout is designed to burn calories and increase endurance. HIGHER INTENSITY
Day(s) Time Location
Mon 6-7pm KETT
Wed 6-7pm MOTT
Sat 9-10am KETT

DEEP WAVES Competitive Pool Age 18+
Powerful movements combine with no impact for a challenging but gentle workout. Excellent whole body work-
out will keep you moving the entire class. Equipment may include flotation belts, noodles, cuffs, and barbells. You
should be confident and comfortable working in deeper water (up to 14ft). MODERATE INTENSITY
Day(s) Time Location
Tue & Thurs 9:30-10:30am KETT

Community Education DEEP WATER ENERGY & POWER Competition Pool Age 18+
High intensity water workout utilizing deep water and designed to improve cardiovascular fitness, muscular
strength, and endurance. Buoyancy belts are used. MODERATE TO HIGHER INTENSITY
Day(s) Time Location
Wed 8:30-9:30am MOTT

AQUA FIT Competitive and Instructional Pools Age 18+
(Formerly called Hydro Mix) A variety of different class formats will keep it fresh and fun! Classes will challenge
you as you focus on cardio, balance, endurance, power, and targeted muscle groups. A great way to try many
different types of water exercise at once! Will utilize various equipment. Tuesday classes are held in the instruc-
tional pool, Wednesday classes often use the competitive (deeper) pool.
Day(s) Time Location
Tues 7:15-8:15pm MOTT
Wed 7:15-8:15pm KETT

FLOAT, RELAX, RENEW Instructional Pools Age 18+
Float therapy, also known as R.E.S.T., or Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy, is a wellness tool allow-
ing you to reduce stress, relieve pain and feel more positive and optimistic about life. A practice new to many,
float therapy is done in warm water with soothing music and allows anyone to effortlessly float free of outside
stimulation and distraction. Class is limited to 20 participants. VERY LOW INTENSITY.
Day(s) Time Location
Tues 8:15-9:00pm MOTT
Thurs 8:15-9:00pm KETT




The Waterford Pools are seeking qualified applicants for positions including lifeguards, service desk attendants,
swimming instructors, and lifeguard supervisors. Certifications provided at no-cost for active PFC employees.
50% reimbursement of class fees provided to candidates hired by the PFCs following successful completion of
certification. For more information, go to


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LIFEGUARD TRAINING – Blended Online Learning Course
This American Red Cross course provides professional training for individuals ages 15 years or older. Upon
successful completion, you receive a Lifeguard Training Certificate, which includes first aid, AED and CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. Participants are required to pass a water skills test the first class. Prerequisites are
treading water with no hands (2 min.), retrieval of a ten-pound brick from the bottom of the pool and completing
a non-stop 300-yard swim (12 lengths). Attendance is required at all classes. Instructor will send the Red
Cross registration information and link for the online orientation once the candidate has registered
for the course. Participants must read the necessary chapters in the lifeguarding manual and complete the
required lessons in the blended eLearning component. These must be completed before attending the in-person
sessions covering the same topics. Participants must bring a copy of their progress report to each class. Go to and look under ‘Lifeguarding’ for textbook. $215 registration fee

includes $35 Red Cross class fee. *Bring your own lunch!

Lifeguard Course
Code Day (s) Date(s) Time Location Fee
6939.001 Mon June 18 9am-5pm KETT $185
Tues June 19 9am-5pm KETT
Wed June 20 9am-5pm KETT
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Code Day (s) Date(s) Time Location Fee
6939.002 Mon Aug. 19 9am-5pm KETT $185
Wed Aug. 21 9am-5pm KETT
Fri Aug. 23 9am-5pm KETT

Participants of this class must be a current Red Cross lifeguarding instructor or a lifeguarding instructor trainer
seeking to renew their certification(s). After registering with the facility, you will receive a link to register with
the Red Cross (at no additional fee) and must complete the online portion of the course before coming to the
course. *Bring your own lunch
Code Day(s) Date(s) Time Location Fee
6939.003 Tues Aug. 6 5-9pm KETT $50
Thurs Aug. 8 5-9pm KETT

The Water Safety Instructor course certifies swimming instructors to teach Red Cross swimming, diving, and
water safety programs. Successful Water Safety Instructor candidates will receive an American Red Cross Water
Safety Instructor certification valid for two years. Class Prerequisites: Must be minimum age of 16 years old,
demonstrating proficiency in six strokes: front crawl (freestyle), back crawl (backstroke), elementary backstroke,
sidestroke, breaststroke, and butterfly- 25 yards per stroke, tread water for one minute and back float for one
minute. *Bring your own lunch

Cost to facility, does not include $35 registration fee to the Red Cross. Instructor will send the Red Cross
registration information and link for the online orientation once the candidate has registered for the course.

Water Safety Instructor Course
Code Day(s) Date(s) Time Location Fee
6949.001 Mon June 10 5-9pm MOTT $200
Wed June 12 5-9pm MOTT
Mon June 17 5-9pm MOTT
Wed June 19 5-9pm MOTT
Mon June 24 5-9pm MOTT
Wed June 26 5-9pm MOTT


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This program provides certification for water fitness instructor certification and workshops for continuing edu-
cation credits (CECs). This program is the entry level program for learning how to teach a basic Aquatic Fitness
class. Whether you are new to the water, a lifeguard or just want to become an aquatic fitness Instructor - this
is the program you should begin with. We will explore a variety of movements, techniques and basic body
and working positions for both shallow & deep water depths. This intensive training will provide leaders with
functional techniques to design safe and effective sessions for a variety of ages, fitness and skill levels. This
foundation program will provide you with a complete overview of how to facilitate a safe, effective and enjoyable
general group exercise program. You will experience both theory (classroom) and practical (pool) applications to
build a well-balanced program which includes exercises to target the cardiovascular system as well as balance
the body with stretching, posture and strengthening exercises. NO experience necessary just a love of the water
and helping people to move. You will have up to four months after the training to complete the examination
process. All exams and marking templates are in the manual to help become successful as a Certified Instructor.

Information regarding CECs, pricing for Workshops and Registration contact WaterART Fitness International Inc.
Phone: 1-866 5 GET WET (1-866-5-438-938) or email us for questions:

Community Education Day (s) Date(s) Time Location Fee
Sat Sept 14 9am-5pm Mott See website
Sun Sept 15 9am-5pm Mott


Private and semi-private customized swim lessons are available for those desiring a more personalized learning
experience or lessons outside of our group schedule times.
Code Lesson Location Member Non-member
1643.001 30 Minute Private MOTT $20 $25
1643.002 30 Minute Semi-Private
(2 students, same ability level) MOTT $30 $35
1633.001 30 Minute Private KETT $20 $25
1633.002 30 Minute Semi-Private
(2 students, same ability level) KETT $30 $35

NEW! JUNIOR SWIMMING FOR FITNESS For those having taken LTS 4 or equivalent
Junior Swimming for Fitness is a higher level course for students who wish to further develop their strokes,
as well as build swimming endurance. Skills necessary for competitive swimming and pre-lifeguarding will be
taught in order to prepare students for all potential future aquatics options. Students must have completed
at least one session of our LTS 4 course, or pass a pre-test administered by instructor. Registration starts
5/20/19 for members and 5/23/19 for non-members
Code Day(s) Start Date Time Lessons Location Member Non-member
6933.001 Tues & Thurs 6/11 6-7pm 6 Kett $50 $60
6933.002 Tues & Thurs 7/9 6-7pm 6 Kett $50 $60


Pool and Fitness

PARENT-CHILD Ages 6 months-3 years
This class is designed to provide infants and toddlers, along with a parent or guardian, with a fun atmosphere in
which to become familiar with the water. The focus of the class will be learning swim basics (blowing bubbles,
reaching & pulling, kicking, etc.) while singing and playing games in the water! There will be an emphasis on
water safety. Registration starts 5/20/19 for members and 5/23/19 for non-members
Code Day(s) Start Date Time Lessons Location Member Non-member
6933.003 Mon & Wed 6/10 5:30-6:05pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.001 Tues & Thurs 6/11 4:45-5:20pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.004 M/Tu/W/Th 6/17 9:45-10:20am 8 Kett $56 $66
6933.005 Mon & Wed 7/8 5:30-6:05pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.002 Tues & Thurs 7/9 4:45-5:20pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.006 M/Tu/W/Th 7/8 9:45-10:20am 8 Kett $56 $66

PRESCHOOL AQUATICS: Levels: PA1, PA2, PA3 Ages 3-5 years
These are the first classes for preschool children without their parents in the water. Children will learn to be
comfortable with their faces in the water. Beginning water skills like blowing bubbles, floating, submerging,
kicking, reaching, pulling, treading water, jumping from the side and WATER SAFETY are emphasized. Due to
safety concerns around water, children should be at least three years old to take this class so that they can Community Education
follow directions and have an attention span that enables group learning. Some three-year olds may be more
comfortable in our parent/tot class. Registration starts 5/20/19 for members and 5/23/19 for non-members

Suitable for those not yet comfortable putting faces in water. This class is similar to the LTS1 level, but for
children younger than 6 years old.
Code Day(s) Start Date Time Lessons Location Member Non-member
6933.007 Mon & Wed 6/10 5:30-6:05pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.003 Tues & Thurs 6/11 4:45-5:20pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.008 M/Tu/W/Th 6/17 9-9:35am 8 Kett $56 $66
6933.009 Mon & Wed 7/8 5:30-6:05pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.004 Tues & Thurs 7/9 4:45-5:20pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.010 M/Tu/W/Th 7/8 9-9:35am 8 Kett $56 $66

Suitable for those ready to learn beginning floating and swimming on the front and back. This class is similar to
the LTS1 and beginning LTS2 levels, but for children younger than 6 years old.
Code Day(s) Start Date Time Lessons Location Member Non-member
6933.011 Mon & Wed 6/10 4:45-5:20pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.005 Tues & Thurs 6/11 5:30-6:05pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.012 M/Tu/W/Th 6/17 9-9:35am 8 Kett $56 $66
6933.013 Mon & Wed 7/8 4:45-5:20pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.006 Tues & Thurs 7/9 5:30-6:05pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.014 M/Tu/W/Th 7/8 9-9:35am 8 Kett $56 $66

Suitable for building proficiency in swimming on the front with breathing, learning the elementary backstroke,
treading water, and increasing swimming distances. Comparable to LTS2, but for children younger than 6 years old.
Code Day(s) Start Date Time Lessons Location Member Non-member
6933.015 Mon & Wed 6/10 4:45-5:20pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.007 Tues & Thurs 6/11 5:30-6:05pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.016 M/Tu/W/Th 6/17 9:45-10:20am 8 Kett $56 $66
6933.017 Mon & Wed 7/8 4:45-5:20pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.008 Tues & Thurs 7/9 5:30-6:05pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.018 M/Tu/W/Th 7/8 9:45-10:20am 8 Kett $56 $66


Pool and Fitness

LEARN TO SWIM Ages 6-13 years
These classes are designed for children ages 6-13 that have a longer attention span and endurance levels than
preschoolers. The classes typically increase skill difficulty and require greater endurance as a child progresses
through the levels. Registration starts 5/20/19 for members and 5/23/19 for non-members

LTS2-Advanced Beginner
LTS4-Stroke Development

LTS1 Ages 6 & up
This is an introductory course for students who have difficulties putting their faces in the water, floating, picking
their feet up off the bottom. Students work on becoming more comfortable in the water, learn how to put their
faces in and bob. Floating on both the front and back are taught as are beginning reaching and pulling, floating
on both the front and back, gliding, going under water, and using forward locomotion. There is a strong empha-
sis on SAFETY in and around the water.
Code Day(s) Start Date Time Lessons Location Member Non-member
Community Education 6933.019 Mon & Wed 6/10 6:15-7pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.009 Tues & Thurs 6/11 6:15-7pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.020 M/Tu/W/Th 6/17 10:30-11:15am 8 Kett $56 $66
6933.021 Mon & Wed 7/8 6:15-7pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.010 Tues & Thurs 7/9 6:15-7pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.022 M/Tu/W/Th 7/8 10:30-11:15am 8 Kett $56 $66

LTS2 Ages 6 & up
Students ideally should be able to swim approximately about 10-15 feet before entering the class. They should
be able to float on both the front and back and roll over independently. In this level, the front crawl and rotary
breathing are taught and improved. Elementary backstroke arms and occasionally the elementary backstroke
kick is taught and improved. Students will learn rolling over front to back and back to front comfortably and then
how to progress. Basic treading water moves are introduced at this level. To pass, students will need to swim
approximately 25-30 feet, roll over and float for 15 seconds, roll back to front and continue swimming to the
start. Water safety is emphasized.
Code Day(s) Start Date Time Lessons Location Member Non-member
6933.023 Mon & Wed 6/10 6:15-7pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.011 Tues & Thurs 6/11 6:15-7pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.024 M/Tu/W/Th 6/17 10:30-11:15am 8 Kett $56 $66
6933.025 Mon & Wed 7/8 6:15-7pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.012 Tues & Thurs 7/9 6:15-7pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.026 M/Tu/W/Th 7/8 10:30-11:15am 8 Kett $56 $66

LTS3 Ages 7 & up
To enter LTS3 Intermediate, a student should be able to swim approximately 20-25 feet doing the front crawl,
roll over and float for 15 seconds, return to their front and swim to the starting point. They should know the arms
for the elementary backstroke, have some skill with rotary breathing. In this course the front crawl is improved.
The elementary backstroke and treading are taught and emphasized, and must be mastered to pass. 2 basic
dives are taught. Endurance skills are begun at this level. Water safety will be emphasized.
Code Day(s) Start Date Time Lessons Location Member Non-member
6933.027 Mon & Wed 6/10 7:10-8pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.013 Tues & Thurs 6/11 7:10-8pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.028 M/Tu/W/Th 6/17 11:20am-12:10pm 8 Kett $56 $66
6933.029 Mon & Wed 7/8 7:10-8pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.014 Tues & Thurs 7/9 7:10-8pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.030 M/Tu/W/Th 7/8 11:20am-12:10pm 8 Kett $56 $66


Pool and Fitness

LTS4 Ages 8 & up
To enter LTS4 a student should be able to jump into deep water, tread water for a minute, and can swim 25
yards doing the front crawl and/or the elementary backstroke. They need to have reasonable skill with both
strokes. They should know how to tread and do a kneeling dive and a seated dive. The sidestroke, back crawl,
breaststroke, and butterfly are introduced in this course as are further forms of diving and various surface dives
and turns. Water safety will be emphasized.
Code Day(s) Start Date Time Lessons Location Member Non-member
6933.031 Mon & Wed 6/10 7:10-8pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.0156 Tues & Thurs 6/11 7:10-8pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.032 M/Tu/W/Th 6/17 11:20am-12:10pm 8 Kett $56 $66
6933.033 Mon & Wed 7/8 7:10-8pm 6 Kett $42 $52
6943.016 Tues & Thurs 7/9 7:10-8pm 6 Mott $42 $52
6933.034 M/Tu/W/Th 7/8 11:20am-12:10pm 8 Kett $56 $66

Infant Self Rescue Lessons (ISR) Community Education
Infant Swimming Resource lessons are offered to children ages 6 months and up. You child
will learn to become an aquatic problem solver. ISR Survival Swim Lessons are achieved
through fully customized, safe and effective, one-on-one lessons with only your child and
the Instructor in the water. ISR emphasizes competence, which leads to confidence, and
provides the foundation for a lifetime of enjoyment in and around the water. What your child
will learn depends on his or her age
and developmental readiness, but
in all cases, at minimum, your child
will learn to roll onto his or her back
to float, rest, and breathe, and to

maintain this position until help arrives

For more information and to schedule lessons, please
contact Kim Moore at 248-662-8868 or email You may visit the website at


Bravo! Diving is a year-round competitive diving club for all ages. Our club offers classes for all levels of divers
starting with beginner or learn to dive, continuing through Junior Elite competitive team. Each diver will be taught
proper safety on the diving board along with technique and mechanics while learning jumps, dives, flips and
more! Diving is a wonderful sport that helps to build self-esteem, hand eye coordination and special awareness.
Please visit for more information!
All Bravo! Lesson program members MUST join USA Diving annual fee to participate in the class. The USA
Diving fee is a yearly fee of $12 for a limited athlete which will provide insurance coverage for the diver from
September 1, 2019 - August 31, 2020. Please list Bravo! Diving as your registered club. (You can visit Bravo- website for directions to register.)
Note: Please check for any cancelations or corrections of days/times.




248.674.5441 •

WATERFORD MAP & LOCATIONS 248.674.5441 • 29


Picnic Shelter Ball Field Basketball Soccer Fields Nature Trails Leashed Pets Wildlife Viewing Meeting Room

Play Area Volleyball Campfire Area Fishing Restrooms Horseshoes Grill Canoe Launch

PARKS & RECREATION FACILITIES22448.8.66774.4.55444411••wwwww.w.wwaatteerrffoorrddmim.i.ggoovv//ppaarrkkssaannddrreecc
1. RECREATION CENTER - 5640 Williams Lake Road, Home of 50+ programming and general recreation activities.
2. WATERFORD TOWNSHIP LIBRARY - 5168 Civic Center Drive, Offering Adult, Teen & Children’s

programs and classes.
3. WATERFORD CIVIC CENTER - 5200 Civic Center Drive (52.2 acre site) The Main Parks and Recreation

office, other Township Offices and soccer fields are housed on this campus. The Warming House rental
facility is located here at 5050 Civic Center Drive.
4. DRAYTON PLAINS NATURE CENTER (DPNC) - 2125 Denby Drive (139 acres). Interpretive nature
center building houses wildlife for viewing.
5. HESS-HATHAWAY PARK (HESS) - 825 S. Williams Lake Road (167 acres). NO PETS ALLOWED.
“All Kids Playground”, historic farmhouse and barn, farm animals on display and community garden.
Group hayrides and animal tours available by appointment.
6. CLINTON RIVER CANOE SITE - 5971 Elizabeth Lake Road (8 acres)
7. ELIZABETH LAKE WOODS PARK – Access available off Lochaven Road and off River Ridge Drive
(340 acres). Limited parking.
8. FISH HATCHERY PARK - 4490 Hatchery Road (6.3 acres). Home to the Waterford Historical Society's
historic village and museum.
9. HERRINGTON PARK - 1216 Lochaven Road (35 acres)
10. LIONS PARK - 4250 Fenmore Avenue (26.5 acres)
11. MACEDAY LAKE PARK – Access off Rich Drive includes bird sanctuary (7 acres). Parking is limited to 2 cars.



12. MARION STREET PARK – located at the end of Marion Street off Elizabeth Lake Road (18 acres).
Limited parking.

13. OPTIMIST PARK (OPT PK) - 5320 Elizabeth Lake Road (10 acres)

14. ROTARY PARK - 5485 Tubbs Road (33 acres)

15. SHELL PARK - 4373 Dixie Highway (13 acres)

16. CLINTON RIVER SOUTH - 5250 Cass-Elizabeth Lake Road (36 acres). Wetland area surrounding
Haviland Elementary School along both sides of the Clinton River. Limited parking.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS 224488.6.67474.5.544441 1• •
17. BEAUMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 6532 Elizabeth Lake Road
18. COOLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 2000 Highfield Road 3311
20. GRAYSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 3800 W. Walton Boulevard
21. HAVILAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 5305 Cass Elizabeth Road
22. HOUGHTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 8080 Elizabeth Lake Road
23. KNUDSEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 5449 Crescent Road

27. MASON MIDDLE SCHOOL - 3835 W. Walton Boulevard. Facilities: Track, one baseball and two softball

fields, outdoor basketball court, one football/soccer field, three tennis courts and gymnasium.
28. PIERCE MIDDLE SCHOOL - 5145 Hatchery Road. Facilities: Track, gymnasium, baseball and softball

field, football field & soccer field.

29. WATERFORD KETTERING HIGH SCHOOL (WKHS) - 2800 Kettering Drive. Facilities: Fitness Center with

pools, track, one baseball field, two softball fields and gymnasium.
30. WATERFORD MOTT HIGH SCHOOL (MOTT) - 1151 Scott Lake Road. Facilities: Fitness Center with

pools, track, two baseball fields and gymnasium.

31. WATERFORD FITNESS STUDIO/COVERT CENTER - 1150 Scott Lake Road. Facilities: Fitness studio,

soccer field.

Waterford School District Administration Offices.
WATERFORD COMMUNITY EDUCATION - 501 N. Cass Lake Rd. Enrichment, fitness and career
training classes. Facilities: Baseball and softball fields, football/soccer field and gymnasium.
33. WATERFORD SENIOR CENTER - 3621 Pontiac Lake Road. Enrichment classes, health and support
services offered.

Pool and Fitness




This level is for beginner level divers, anyone with little or no experience in springboard diving. Anyone who can swim to
the side of the pool once they have jumped off the board can participate in the class. Divers will have instruction on proper
basics and mechanics on the 1 meter diving board, including jumps, hurdles and basic dives. This level runs monthly.
1x week (4 lessons) $90
2x week (8 lessons) $125
Choice of days: Time
Mon 5-6:15pm
Wed 5-6:15pm
Sun 12-1:15pm

This level is for divers who were successful in our Learn to Dive group. As well as having a good attitude towards
learning, these divers are those who wish to continue to pursue this sport. Divers should know their jumps and
skills from 1 meter and 3 meter along with front dive, back dive and inward dive on 1 meter. The divers will have
instruction on deck work for core strength training, trampoline and diving on both the 1 meter and 3-meter diving
boards. Participate in local meets will be encouraged. This level is run monthly.
2x week (8 lessons) $135
Choice of days: Time
Mon 5-6:30pm
Tues 5-6:30pm
Wed 5-6:30pm
Sun 12-1:30pm

This level is for divers who are committed to the sport of diving. They are ready and willing to learn the dives
necessary to be competitive in their age group. Divers should know their required dives and flips in all groups
on both 1 meter and 3 meter boards. The divers will have instruction on deck work for core strength training,
trampoline and diving on both the 1 meter and 3-meter diving boards. Participate in local meets is required as
part of this group. This level is run monthly.

Team fee $135 Time
Choice of days: 6:30-8pm
Mon 6:30-8pm
Tues 6:30-8pm
Wed 1:30-3pm

This class is designed for those divers who wish to compete or already have a competitive high school list who
wish to maintain their skills in the off season. Divers will mainly focus on the 1 meter spring board to prepare
for their diving seasons, working on improvement of their current dives and skills. Participation in local meets
will be encouraged. This level is run monthly.
2x week (8 lessons) $175
Choice of days: Time
Mon 6:30-8:30pm
Tues 6:30-8:30pm
Wed 6:30-8:30pm
Sun 1:30-3:30pm


Waterford Township PUBLIC LIBRARY


Joan Rogers, director HOURS: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Jean Hansen, adult and outreach services Mon - Thurs CLOSED
Cynthia Walker, children’s services Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Jonathan Deahl, circulation services Saturday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Click on the Library!
Holiday Closings: The library will be closed Saturday April 20 and Sunday April 21 for Easter weekend, Sunday
May 26 and Monday May 27 for Memorial Day weekend, and Thursday July 4 for Independence Day.
Used Book Donations: Used books in good condition can be dropped off in the Library’s Community Room on
the second Saturday of each month between 10:00am and 1pm
Used Book Sale: The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale on: Saturday June 1, 10am – 4:30pm and
Sunday June 2, 1-4pm, Bag sale 2-4pm.

Our website: (where you can search our catalog, place holds, check your account and
renew your items)
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All library programs are sponsored with the generous support of the Waterford Friends of the Library.
Have you joined the Waterford Township Friends of the Library? Library lovers are invited and encouraged to join
the Friends group. These dedicated volunteers:
• advocate for our public library
• raise much needed funds
• sponsor programs and special events, and
• host popular used book sales
Membership brochures/applications are available at the Library’s Circulation Desk.
If you have special needs that may impact your participation in any library program for any age, please contact
the library at least 10 days in advance.
OUTREACH: Home Delivery Service
Waterford residents who are temporarily or permanently confined to their homes may call the library for home
delivery of audiobooks, large print books, regular print books, or DVDs. Please call Jean Hansen at 248-618-
7682 if you are interested in this service.
You can get email reminders for programs you’ve signed up for, and even cancel your own registration if you
wish. Use our calendar of events to register:


Library Library • Adult Programs

**Registration is required for most adult library programs. Please call 248-618-7694, or come in, or go online
to register.**
Garden Fair
Thursday, April 25, 5-8:30pm, Saturday, April 27 10am-4:30pm, Sunday, April 28 1-4pm
Brought to you by the Library Garden Club. Includes plant sale stocked with both familiar and unique perennials,
tool sharpening workshop to help you get your garden hand tools in shape, books on gardening.
Poetry Leaves Ribbon Cutting, Reception, and Community Readers
Wednesday, May 1 • 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Township Hall Auditorium
The library accepted submissions of poems for the Poetry Leaves exhibition and poetry book January 1 through
April 15. The 2019 Poetry Leaves Exhibition will open with a ribbon cutting and a reception at the Township
Hall Auditorium. Selected community members will each read their poem submitted for the project. The outdoor
exhibit will run May 1st – 15th on the Township Campus.
“Cutting” the Cord • Wednesday May 1, 7pm
Chris Edwards and Chuck Eglinton will talk about how to “cut the cord”. “Cutting the cord” means canceling a cable
television subscription in favor of getting video over the internet from a streaming service like Netflix or YouTube
TV, among others.
Free Comic Book Day • Saturday, May 4th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The library is joining other libraries and comic book stores nationwide in giving away free comic books on Free
Comic Book Day. Stop by the Adult Department and get a comic book (while supplies last). One comic book per
person please. Drop in anytime between 10:00 and 5:00.
Poetry and Prose open mic • Saturday May 18, 2pm-4pm
Do you have poetry or prose you want to share with the public? A slam you love to perform, an essay which
needs to be heard? Do you enjoy listening to fine writing, experiencing art performance? If so, then come join
local writers as they read their works and share the joy and artistry of the written word. Presented by the Water-
ford Writers Workshop and Oakland Fiction Writers writers groups.
Adult Summer Reading • June 17 – August 3
Read books for chances to win prizes (but mostly for your own enjoyment, of course)! Check in with us in early
June for more information on how to participate.
Book Tasting • Saturday June 29, 2pm
Find some good books to read or listen to by sampling a smorgasbord of titles we have laid out for you.
Birding across Michigan • Monday, June 17, 7:00pm-8:00pm
“Birding” is getting outdoors to see and learn about birds. This presentation uses photos, videos, and audio to explain
the joy of birding and lays out a strategy for birding in the Great Lakes State. Presented by Greg Bodker, an avid birder
since 2006 who has led birding trips for the Michigan Audubon and was on its Board of Directors for three years.
Synthesizers in the Library • Saturday, June 22 at 2:00 pm
You’ve heard electronic music, and now you can see how it’s made and how you can make your own! Presented
by Henry Birdseye, who’s been making music with synthesizers for over 40 years.
Michigan History Program: Native American Tribes of Michigan
Thursday, July 11, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Joe Oldenburg, retired librarian and former Michigan history professor at OCC, will talk about the first Native
American tribes to live in Michigan-their clothing, food, shelter, religious beliefs, warfare, transportation, land
ownership, and reservations. He will also include the removal of some tribes to the West and the coming of
casinos to Native American lands.
The 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing: How Mankind Got to the Moon
Thursday, July 18, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
July 20th marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module landing. Join us for a presentation on the
moon landing by Gerry Chevrier, NASA Solar System Ambassador.


Library • Adult Programs Library

Knitting Group • Every Wednesday, 10am – 12pm, Community Room
Share patterns, exchange project ideas, and socialize while you knit! Bring your own supplies. Refreshments will
be provided. The group will meet in the Community Room.

Poetry Writers’ Workshop • May 16, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Professor Glen Armstrong leads this monthly poetry workshop. Bring paper and a pen/pencil, leave with a poem.
The workshop meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm in the library’s Conference Room.

Movie Matinees
Join us for a series of free afternoon movie matinees. Most titles run between 90 to 120 minutes. Popcorn
provided, but you may also bring your own snacks and drinks. Please, no alcoholic or uncovered beverages.
Nobody’s Fool (R) • Thursday, May 23rd from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mystery title (The audience won’t know the title of this on until the movie starts.)• Thursday, June 27th from
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In the Heat of the Night (Not rated) • Thursday, July 25th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mystery title (The audience won’t know the title of this one until the movie starts.) •
Thursday, August 22nd from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Annual Classic Car Show • Saturday August 3, 6pm-8pm
Rain or shine - gear up for the Waterford Township Public Library’s Car Show Fundraiser! Join us for an eve-
ning of fabulous cars, delightful tunes and exciting raffles. Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
based on your votes. A suggested donation of $10 to enter your car in the show will be collected at the event.
Proceeds from the show will help us refurbish and/or replace well-worn furniture in the Children’s Room. For
more information please call us at (248) 618-7678.

Classes are held in the Conference Room using laptops owned by the library. Class size is limited to 7 people.
Registration is required.
Computer Basics for the Computer Shy • Saturday, June 1, 10:15am
We’ll cover the absolute basics of a computer, including the parts, procedures for use, and how to move a
mouse. This class is for complete computer BEGINNERS!
Internet 101 • Saturday, June 8, 10:15am
We’ll cover the basics of getting online, viewing web pages, and doing basic internet searches. This class is for
internet BEGINNERS who have basic computer knowledge about how to move a mouse.
Using Email • Saturday, June 22, 10:15am
We’ll cover composing a new message, forwarding, folders, how to search your email, deleting, how to do
attachments and maybe more. For people who already have an email account.
Basic Microsoft Word 2016 • Saturday, June 29, 10:15am
We’ll cover entering data, basic formatting and copy/paste. This is for people with basic computer knowledge.
Introduction to Excel 2016 • Saturday, July 6, 10:15am
We’ll start with an overview of Excel, and go over how to enter and edit data in cells, formatting cells, and basic
formulas such as addition and subtraction. Basic computer knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Word and/
or other Microsoft Office application(s) are prerequisites for this class.
Intermediate Excel 2016 part 1 and part 2
Part 1 Saturday July 13, 10:15am Covering conditional formatting and math, date, and text functions, and
Names on the Formula menu. Also filtering and sorting from the Data menu. Please register for both part 1 and
part 2 of this class.
Part 2 Saturday July 20, 10:15am Covering lookup, reference and logical functions on the Formula menu.
Advanced filtering, grouping, data validation, and goal seeking from the Data menu.


Library Library • Adult Programs

Ask the “Tech Guy”
Saturday, May 4 10:30am – 1pm
Saturday, June 1 1:30pm - 4pm
Saturday, July 13 1:30pm - 4pm
Computer/technology help. One-on-one assistance with your own device or computer (bring it in with you).
Our library computer technician will do his best to troubleshoot your problem, answer your questions, or advise
you on what to do. Held in the Conference Room or the Community Room.
*Please make a half-hour appointment* by calling or coming in to the adult desk. Registration required.
Thursday Evening Book Discussion:
The evening book club meets on the second Thursday of the month in the Conference Room at 7:00 pm.
Thursday, May 9 Clock Dance by Anne Tyler
Thursday, June 13 Love Warrior: A Memoir by Glennon Doyle Melton
Thursday, July 11 The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Monday Afternoon Book Discussion:
Meets the third Monday of each month at 1pm in the Community Room except when the third Monday is a
holiday, then we meet the fourth Monday. Stop by the Adult Reference Desk to pick up a copy of the book.
Monday, May 20 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
Monday, June 17 Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
Monday, July 15 Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

Library • TeenPrograms

Teen programs are for 6th through 12th graders and registration is required unless otherwise indicated.
Please call 248-618-7693, come in, or go online to register.
Tuesday Teens • Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 3:30 – 5:00 pm through May 28 in the Community Rm
Middle and high school students are welcome to join us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month to hang out
with friends and to meet new ones. We’ll provide games, activities, craft materials, and light refreshments for
you to enjoy. Or, just come and work on homework or socialize with other kids your age.
No registration required. Drop in anytime between 3:30 and 5:00.
Free Comic Book Day • Saturday, May 4th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The library is joining other libraries and comic book stores nationwide in giving away free comic books on Free
Comic Book Day. Kids in 6th – 12th grades can stop by the Teen Department and get a comic book (while
supplies last). One comic book per person please.
Teen Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories • June 17th – August 3
Kids in 6th – 12th grades can read for prizes this summer. Check at the Adult Reference desk or on our website
for more details in late spring.
SRP Kickoff – Teen Book Bingo • Thursday, June 20th from 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Kick off the Teen Summer Reading Program with Book Bingo! You might win a new book to get you started on
your summer reading. Registration is required.
Alex Thomas and Friends: Claymation Workshop • Monday, June 24th from 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Explore the stop-motion animation process of Claymation. Participants will learn about the tools necessary to
make their own Claymation films. Registration is required.


Library • Teen Programs Library

Ring of Steel: Jedi Academy • Tuesday, July 9th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 37
Learn about the ways of the Jedi Knights when costumed instructors bring the martial arts of the Star Wars
movies to life. There will be opportunities for the audience to practice what they’ve learned. A traveling museum
of arms and armor is part of this program. Registration is required.
Silent Library • Tuesday, July 23rd from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Shhhhhhhhhh…’re in the library! See how quiet you can be as you and your teammates are subjected to
a variety of challenges that are meant to make you laugh and make noise. Teams will be given points based on
how quiet they are. The team that earns the most points wins! Registration is required.
Teen Movie – Men In Black (rated PG-13) • Thursday, August 8th from 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm
A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. (from Feel free to bring a blanket and pillow if you want to stretch out on the floor. We’ll provide the re-
freshments. No registration required.
Teen Movie – Ender’s Game (rated PG-13) • Tuesday, August 13th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, an insectoid
alien race who had previously tried to invade Earth and had inflicted heavy losses on humankind. (from imdb.
com) Feel free to bring a blanket and pillow if you want to stretch out on the floor. We’ll provide the refresh-
ments. No registration required.

Library • ChildrensPrograms

Summer Reading Book Club • June 1 – August 3 - A Universe of Stories
The countdown has begun to the summer reading book club. The reading program is open to all students ages 3-12.
Set and meet your own reading goals. Prizes include books, gift cards, book bags, t-shirts, games, craft kits, passes to
fun places around town, and other cool stuff. Get details on how to participate at the children’s desk in June.
Summer Reading Kick-Off Party • Monday, June 17 from 10:00am–12:00pm
Oddzin Ends Entertainment is joining us for the Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Party. Stop by the library
and pick up your summer reading pack, get your face painted, try on an airbrush tattoo, help create our mosaic
summer banner, and enjoy a “cool” treat in our craft room. We will have three face painters and two airbrush
tattoo artists. No registration required. The artists will close their lines a little early in order to finish by noon.
Recommended for ages 5 and up.
These programs are held in the library’s community room. Registration begins one week prior to each program
date. PLEASE REGISTER EVERYONE ATTENDING, including parents. We cannot accommodate strollers. An
adult must accompany children under age 9.
Space Bubbles • Monday, July 1 - 10:30-11:15a – Ron the Bubbleman demonstrates the Saturn Bubble,
Moon Rising Bubble, and many more. Registration required.
Starlab • Tuesday, July 16 – Oakland County Parks & Recreation are bringing their mobile Starlab Planetar-
ium. Learn about the summer night sky and hear Native American stories that explain how the constellations
came to be. There will be three 45-minute sessions with a maximum of 30 people each. Participants must be
able to crouch down to enter the planetarium and be able to sit on the floor, in a darkened environment, for 45
minutes. Due to these restrictions, participants must be at least 4 years old.
Shows are at: 11:00am ~ 12:00pm ~ 1:00p Please register for only one show.
Animals of Planet Earth • Monday, July 22 – 9:30-10:15a & 10:30-11:15a
Exotic Zoo with Javon Stacks is back with his menagerie of live furry, scaly, and feathery critters to educate
young people about who we share our world with. Registration required. Only register for one show.


Library • ChildrensPrograms

Special Programs for Students Ages 9-12
For older kids who like more challenging tasks. These programs are in the library community room. Registration
Space Shirts • Tuesday, June 25 - 9:30a & 10:30a
Create a tie-dye space shirt. Bring a clean, prewashed white, or light colored t-shirt. Be sure to wear old
clothes. Register for only one session.
Galaxy Slime • Thursday, July 11 – 10:00a
Mix paint, liquid starch, glue, and sparkles to create the most cosmic, cool slime in the galaxy. Better wear old
clothes for this one too. Registration required.

This summer’s program theme is “A Universe of Stories!” Each week we will offer a different space theme that
features a variety of activities including astronomy. No registration required. Just drop in during the open hours
and make, create, and take. The weekly themes are:

Week 1: Space Opera • June 18-20 10:00a-12:00p and 2:00p-4:00p
Science goes to the movies. Special surprises and activities this week.

Week 2: Nine Planets & A Sun • June 25-28 10:00a-12:00p and 2:00p-4:00p
Make a solar system mobile, a sundial, and a sun bracelet.

Week 3: Light the Night • July 1-3 10:00a-12:00p and 2:00p-4:00p
Light up the night by making celestial lanterns and constellation templates for your flashlight.

Week 4: Constellations & Comets • July 8-11 10:00a-12:00p and 2:00p-4:00p
Paint starscapes with sparkle and glow paint. Learn how to turn your room into a mini-planetarium.

Week 5: Shoot for the Moon• July 15-18 10:00a-12:00p and 2:00p-4:00p
Paint and decorate moon rocks and space rocks. Other activities to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first
man on the moon.
Week 6: Visiting Planet Earth • July 22-25 10:00a-12:00p and 2:00p-4:00p
Be a tourist to Planet Earth. Learn how the Earthlings live. Make Earth souvenirs.

Summer Matinee Movies
We are showing some great movies later this summer in August. All movies are rated G or PG, will begin at 2:00 p.m.,
and run 1½ to 2 hours long. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Popcorn is provided. You may bring
your own snacks, drinks with lids, pillows, blankets, etc. Please, no peanuts or uncovered drinks.
Monday, July 29 Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)
Tuesday, July 30 Cat from Outer Space (1978)
Wednesday, July 31 Treasure Planet (2002)
Tuesday, August 6 Wall-E (2008)
Monday, August 12 Incredibles 2 (2018)
Monday, August 19 Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
Monday, August 26 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)


Aging Isn’t What It SeniorCenter Senior Center
Used To Be!
SENIOR • Bunco
CENTER • Cards
• Computer Classes/Lab
3621 Pontiac Lk Rd • Drawing
Waterford, MI 48328 • Educational Programs
• Exercise/Physical Fitness
248-682-9450 • Gardening
• • Intergenerational Programs
• Line Dancing
Our Mission • Meditation
• Massage Therapy
To be the focal point in the • Quilting/Needlepoint
Waterford Community for • Painting
services, programs and activities • Project Linus
associated with vital aging. • Recreation Room:

Meals-on- Billiards & Darts
Wheels: • Reminiscing Club
• Special Lunches
A Great Program! • Tai Chi
• Volunteer Opportunities
The Meals-On-Wheels • Woodcarving & Woodshop
program provides a tasty, hot,
nutritious noon meal to DAY SERVICE
Waterford’s homebound
seniors who are 60 years • Professional care & supervision
or older. The program is based • Comfortable & safe environment
on individual nutritional needs • Nutritious meals & snacks
not income. Optional cold • Structured recreational activities
evening meals, frozen weekend • Transportation within Waterford Twp.
meals and Ensure liquid meals • Support Groups
are also available. The meals are • Memory Care
provided to you on a donation
basis. The amount of $3.00 per INFORMATION & SERVICES
hot meal is suggested.
• Educational Programming
Call the Waterford Senior • Legal issues
Center to get started • Tax Preparation
248-682-9450 • T.O.P.S. – Weight Loss Support
• Hearing Evaluations
• Ask A Nurse
• Referrals
• M edicare & Medicaid Advisor by

• Transportation within Waterford Twp.
• Meals on Wheels
• Congregate Drop In Lunch
• Grief Support Group





THURSDAY, JULY 11 • 5:30 PM Dave Bennett doesn’t fit the
WATERFORD KETTERING mold. This original jazz clarinet
player breaks from his Swing
PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Era repertoire to sing rocka-
billy hits while accompanying
Public Welcome! himself at the piano or electric
guitar. If anyone can return the
Tickets $25 per person includes: clarinet to its heyday, it’s Dave
Gourmet Appetizers, Silent Auction, Bennett, who fuses serious
jazz improvisation with a host
“Blood Moon” Music Show of modern pop influences.
Tickets available online: Dave has been a featured soloist
at Carnegie Hall and is a
or at the Waterford Senior Center successful recording artist.
3621 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford

For more information 248-682-9450

All proceeds benefit the Waterford Senior Center.

Senior Center It’s coming back... Waterford
SAVE THE DATE! Senior Center
Flea Market
June 20, 21, 22
• One-of-a Kind Treasures
CARE, • Bake Sale
HOUSING • Antique Appraisals
& MORE • Lunch Served Daily

• Unique Vendors
• Free Admission

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Five Easy Ways to Register... WATERFORD PARKS AND RECREATION 248.674.5441

WALK-IN: 5200 Civic Center Drive, Waterford, MI 48329
Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM / Monday-Friday, 7:30AM – 4:30PM (Summer Hours)
MAIL-IN: Checks payable to Waterford Parks & Recreation

FAX-IN: to 248-618-7674 Download a registration form online first. This is to be used by customers
paying with Mastercard,Visa or Discover only (a convenience fee will be charged. See below for more details).
If you haven’t received an emailed receipt within 24 hours, please call to verify we have received your fax.
PHONE-IN: 248-674-5441 for participants paying with Mastercard, Visa or
Discover only (a convenience fee will be charged. See below for more details).
An online purchase is charged 2.5% with a convenience fee minimum of $1.95

Refund Policy
• R efunds must be requested before the second class less a $5 service fee.
• I f a class is cancelled you will receive a full refund.
• No refunds will be issued for one day programs.
• All classes must have the minimum registered or the class will not be offered. Full refunds will be processed.
• Y outh League Sports - Refunds must be requested PRIOR to the registration deadline and you will receive the
program fee less 10%. Refunds requested AFTER the registration deadline will receive the program fee less $10.
This refund policy will be strictly adhered. Participants are responsible for changing their own personal schedules
that may conflict with the recreation class or session. If you paid with cash or check a refund check will be mailed
within 3-4 weeks. If you paid by credit card/debit card you will receive a refund as described above minus the
original convenience fee charged. Checks returned NSF will be subject to a $30 administrative charge.
The Waterford Parks and Recreation Department will comply with the spirit and intent of the American with Disabilities
Act. We will provide and make reasonable accommodations to assist people with disabilities to access and participate
in our recreation programs, facilities and services. Inquiries or complaints should be directed to 248-674-5441.
Credit Card Policy Waterford Parks and Recreation will charge a convenience fee for all credit card and debit
card payments. Credit/debit cards will be charged 2.5% of the total purchase with a
convenience fee minimum of $1.95. Mastercard, Visa and Discover are accepted.

a SpecialThanks to Our Donors
$1000 and up Margaret Birch Hutchinson’s Electric Inc.
Golden Age Club Planet Fitness – Waterford Joann Forsyth
Wellspring Bible Church Waste Management – Keith and Nancy Johnson
William G. and Myrtle E. Hess Michigan/Ohio/Indiana Steve Johnson
Charitable Trust $249-$100 Pat Kirchner
$999-$500 Breen’s Landscape & Virginia Mueller
Denise Barth Supply Center Bill and Sue Orosey
$499-$250 Ed Bahoura Bob Orosey
Gold Fish Swim School Joyce Beale Joy Powers
Heart of the Lakes VFW 1008 Mary Bego Harriet Reaume
Heart of the Lakes VFW 1008 Zelma Crawford Sue and Greg Straw
Auxiliary Gail Donaldson
Pat Donaldson

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In consideration of acceptance of my registration in the program(s), I do hereby, take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs,
next of kin, successors, and assigns to: (A) Waive, Release, and Discharge from any and all liability for my death, disability, personal injury,
property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter accrue to me, including as to my traveling to and from this
event, the following entities or persons: Waterford Township and Waterford Parks and Recreation Department, its elected and appointed offi-
cials, employees and volunteers, and representatives and agents, and others working or acting in behalf of Waterford Township and
Waterford Parks and Recreation Department; and to the extent permitted by law (B) Indemnify and Hold Harmless the entities or persons
mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made by other individuals or entities as a result of or relating to my atten-
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Parks & RecreationCamps WATERFORD PARKS AND RECREATION 248.674.5441

Deadline to register is always the Wednesday prior to camp at 4:00PM-this DEADLINE is in effect for the camp and before
and after care, so we can assure proper supervision. Registration will continue after this point if availability allows and a

$10 late fee will be added. Register early to secure a spot! Farm Camp is a STATE OF MICHIGAN Licensed
Monday-Friday camp located next to our USDA Animal Exhibit Farm.

Parents MUST fill out the appropriate camp information form (medical, emergency, etc.) upon registration.
Transfers and/or refunds must be requested before 4:00PM on the Wednesday prior to camp.
A $5 fee will be withheld for all refunds. Non-residents add $5/week, per camper.

Farm Camps

educational and recreational facility that is a wonderful Camp experience is more sophisticated and rousing for the
setting enhancing our program. Staff will be enthusias- older camper. Field trips will include Pontiac Lake State Rec-
tic individuals with various backgrounds in education, reation Area, CJ Barrymore’s and waterpark. MSU Extension
camps, working with children and/or environmental/ will be our partner in advancing the experience the campers
science studies. receive with the farm animals including bringing the animals

LITTLE FARMER’S CAMP into the barns Thursday evening and letting them out early
on Friday.This year’s fee includes the benefit of a 4-H yearly
Pre-school campers will enjoy a special introduction to membership. Camp-over is on Thursday night and campers
an amazing farm animal every day. Unique crafts and
hands-on experiences will be part of each day, and the may be picked up at 9:00AM Friday morning. *Campers
bring tents and enjoy historic tour and activities such as ice-
children will enjoy a hayride, roasting marshmallow and cream making, campfire, hayride etc. Before and after care
the All Kids Playground. T-shirt included, please send
child with refillable water bottle. is available for $45/week from 7:30-9am and 4-5:30pm on
Monday through Thursday morning.
Ages 3-5 Ages 9-13
Registration Deadline: June 19 / July 10 / July 24
330090-01 M-F 6/24-6/28 9:00AM-12:00PM Registration Deadline: July 31
330093-01 M-F* 8/5-8/9 9:00AM-4:00PM
330090-02 M-F 7/15-7/19 9:00AM-12:00PM Hess-Hathaway Park $210
330090-03 M-F 7/29-8/2 9:00AM-12:00PM
Hess-Hathaway Park $80

Come down to the farm for cherished traditional camp
memories and farm experiences. Farm animal familiari-
ty and heightened understanding will be made possible
due to a partnership with MSU Extension. Campers will
receive the further benefit of 4-H membership for a year
included in this year’s fee! Each week of camp also
includes hayride, waterpark or beach field trip, histor-
ic games and skills such as ice-cream making, crafts,
s-mores over campfire and outdoor games. Before &
after care available 7:30-9am $30, 3-5:30pm $40,
or combo am/pm $60. Campers bring sack lunch and
refillable water bottle. Camp includes tied-dye t-shirt.
Ages 6-10
Registration Deadline: June 12 / July 3 / July 17
330092-01 M-F 6/17-6/21 9:00AM-3:00PM
330092-02 M-F 7/8-7/12 9:00AM-3:00PM
330092-03 M-F 7/22-7/26 9:00AM-3:00PM
Hess-Hathaway Park $170

ADD $5

248.674.5441 •

WATERFORD PARKS AND RECREATION 248.674.5441 Nature Camps Specialty Camps

STAFF: Staff directing the program will be passionate in- Deadline to register is always the Wednesday prior to camp
structors with experience working with children and dedi- at 4:00pm. Registration will continue after this point if
cation to energizing and sharing a respect for our natural availability allows and a $10 late fee will be added.
habitat and environmental concerns along with the love of
fun in the out-of-doors. Decisions and preparation need to be finalized in regard to
camp to ensure the best possible experience. We thank you
Children will laugh, run, explore, get wet and enjoy the beau- for proper confirmation of your interest in our camps.
Transfers and/or refunds must be requested before 4:00pm on the
Wednesday prior to camp. A $5 fee will be withheld for all refunds.

tiful woods and river with games and crafts. Each day is a CAMP OAK VENTURES
themed day highlighting a particular Michigan animal. This Do your kids love adventures and exploring new places?
Oakland County Parks’ Ventures Day Camp consists of
camp is designed for independent children who are ready to County Park field trips. Possible camper activities may be:
meet new friends and be active outdoors! Campers need to be
potty-trained and meet age requirement by the first day of camp. making waves at our water parks, strolling trails through
Ages 3-5 guided nature hikes, lying under the stars in our star lab,
Registration Deadline: June 19 shooting archery, and soaring through the air with a free
standing zip-line! Campers will also spend their days
330091-01 M-TH 6/24-6/27 9:00AM-12:00PM running through inflatable obstacle courses, and rid-
Nature Center $65
ing the BMX track. Trained summer camp staff and
OCP bus drivers will pick up campers from Water-
NATURE SURVIVAL CAMP ford Oaks and transport to and from our County Parks
How does one survive in the wild? Understanding what
is needed for survival teaches us much about our natural each day. Camp registration includes t-shirt, all park
entries and tickets throughout week of camp. Pick-Up/
world and ourselves. Campers will have a variety of expe- Drop-Off Location: Paradise Pavilion Shelter in Waterford
riences building habitats/shelters, planning, preparing and
thinking ahead for themselves and others in our Michigan Oaks, 1702 Scott Lake Rd, Waterford MI 48328
Ages 6-12 (Must have completed Kindergarten)
environment. Make new friends and memories in the back Registration Deadline: June 12/June 19/July 3/July 31
woods and trails of the Drayton Plains Nature Center. Each
week will have a different theme and unique experience. 330094-01 M-F 6/17-6/21 7:40AM-4:20PM
330094-02 M-F 6/24-6/28 7:40AM-4:20PM
Wed, Jun 19* includes a visit from Oakland County Nature 330094-03 M-F 7/8-7/12 7:40AM-4:20PM
Interpreter. Wed, July 17** parents will be asked to drop-
off and pick-up the campers from Pontiac Lake Recreation 330094-04 M-F 8/5-8/9 7:40AM-4:20PM
Waterford Oaks $140
Area, 7800 Gale Road, Waterford for a day that includes
fishing, swimming, kayaking and nature trails (please NOTE
for this day all vehicles must have a State of Michigan Rec- LITTLE VET SCHOOL
reation Passport for entrance to the park). Do you love animals? At Little Vet School we will learn
Ages 6-10 how to take care of a pet and explore the exciting world
Registration Deadline: June 12 / July 24 of veterinarians. Using a stuffed animal dog, you will
How do animals survive in Michigan? learn how to take an assessment, care for wounds,
apply stitches, and give medication. We will also learn
330091-01 M-TH 6/17-6/20* 9:00AM-4:00PM about cat anatomy and body language as well as how to

How can plants help us survive in our environment? reduce your cat’s stress and make a fun cat toy. In ad-
330091-02 M-TH 7/29-8/1 9:00AM-4:00PM dition to dogs and cats, we’ll spend time learning about

Ages 9-13 bird habitats, compare wild and domesticated animals,
Registration Deadline: July 10
Essentials for Survival and get to interact with real farm animals! At the end
of the week, you will graduate and receive a diploma.
330091-02 M-TH 7/15-7/18** 9:00AM-4:00PM Children must have completed kindergarten. **Material
Nature Center $135
fee of $35 is paid directly to the instructor. Visit www. for more information.
Ages 6-10
Registration Deadline: July 24
330095-01 M-F 7/29-8/2 1:00-4:00PM
Hess-Hathaway Park $190**

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SPACE EXPLORERS Artist/Instructor: Pamela Palmer B.F.A., owner of The
Artist’s Apprentice
Instructor: Mad Science Our young artists will be exploring all of the interesting
Mad Science has teamed up
with NASA in a quest for a wilderness that surrounds the Drayton Plains Nature Cen-
ter. We will take pencils and paint brushes in hand to en-
voyage of discovery into the gage in some outdoor artistry with the flowers, squirrels,
atmosphere and beyond as
we explore planets, moons, frogs, butterflies, (and whatever other critters we come
upon) as our subject matter. Beatrice Potter & the con-
and other space phenomena in our solar system. Kids temporary works of Andrew Haslen & Aaminah Snowdon
will assemble a satellite and train to be an astronaut.
They will also build their own rocket and participate in are styles we will strive to emulate. A wider range of art
principles will be explored, including value, perspective,
a real “NASA” style rocket launch. Camper will receive color theory and composition. Each day we will pursue
take-home projects, including a cosmic disc and a
Shuttle Copter! Mad Science is the ONLY organization a new avenue in art, painting, multi-media, printmaking,
drawing & clay sculpture. This is a fine art learning ex-
licensed by NASA to use these activities for summer perience you won’t want your children to miss! A Gallery
camps. Campers should bring snack and beverage.
Ages 5-12 Show will be extended to families following class on the
last day. Please have your student wear closed-toe shoes
Registration Deadline: July 10 and clothes that are not precious. Students need to bring
330096-01 M-F 7/15-7/19 1:00-5:00PM
Hess-Hathaway Park $195 a snack and refillable water bottle. *Age range may be
extended for children wanting to come with their sibling,
UNDERGROUND EXPLORERS CAMP please call 248.674.5441 if interested. **$45 material
Instructor: Mad Science payable to instructor on the 1st day of class.
Kids learn about archaeology and the techniques scien- Age 7-12*
tists use to excavate long lost cities! Campers discov- Registration Deadline: July 3
er ancient civilizations and the tools and artifacts they 330095-02 M-F 7/8-7/12 9:00AM-12:00PM
used in everyday life. They also study bone fragments, Drayton Plains Nature Center $150**
pottery shards, amber deposits, and fossils to under-
stand what they can tell us about history! Each class
includes a make and take project, like a fossil repro- JUNIOR GOLF CAMP
Instructor Brent Davies is a United States Golf Teachers
duction, an amber time capsule, and coins from around Federation and International PGA Golf Teaching Pro-
the world. Campers should bring snack and beverage.
Ages 6-12 fessional and WGCA Certified Professional Golf Coach.
Brent won the 2015 Canadian Golf Teachers Federation
Registration Deadline: July 31 Canadian Cup.
330096-02 M-F 8/5-8/9 8:00AM-12:00PM
Drayton Plains Nature Center $235 Learn the fundamentals of the golf swing from proper set-
up to transition, downswing to impact to follow-through.
The Tee shot, iron play, chipping and pitches around the
KID’S TV, RADIO & VIDEO CAMP green, short and long putting, basic rules of the game and
Instructor: Media Network of Waterford
Lights, Camera, Action! This is a camp where kids proper etiquette will also be taught. All equipment will be
provided; students are welcome to bring their own clubs.
become filmmakers and radio hosts. In just 4 days, This is a low pressure fun way to introduce your child or
campers will learn how to produce, direct, light, shoot
and edit their very own video in a TV station! They will teen to the game of golf or to build on skills they may
already have. Daily range balls are included in the cost.
learn how to produce content for radio, work with green Students will have daily putting and chipping contests.
screen, film on the go with the TV Truck and see how
drones are used in the TV and movie industry! All equip- Camp doesn’t meet on Wednesday.
Ages 5-16
ment is provided. Bring a bag lunch except for Friday Registration Deadline: June 12
when a pizza lunch will be provided. At the end of the
camp, we invite friends and family to a special premiere 330095-03 M,T,Th,F 6/17-6/21 10:00AM-12:00PM
Pine Knob Golf Club $90
of the camper’s projects. Entrance: Please drive around
to the back of Waterford Mott by the tennis courts and
look for the second blue awning.
Ages 10-16
Registration Deadline: July 10
330095-04 Tu-F 7/16-7/19 11:00AM-4:00PM
Media Network of Waterford $100

ADD $5

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Instructor: Skyhawks Sports Academy Instructor: Skyhawks Sports Academy
This fun, skill-intensive program is designed for begin- Learn the fundamentals of fielding, catching, throw-
ning to intermediate players. Using our progressional ing, hitting, and base running -- all in a fun, positive
curriculum, we focus on the whole player - teaching environment. Specifically designed for beginning and
sportsmanship and teamwork. Boys and girls will learn intermediate players, this program teaches athletes
the fundamentals of passing, shooting, ball handling, new baseball skills along with vital life lessons such as
rebounding and defense. Participants should bring a respect, teamwork and responsibility. Don’t forget your
water bottle and two snacks. All participants receive an glove, water bottle, snacks and sunscreen. All partici-
award certificate, Skyhawks t-shirt and ball. pants receive an award certificate and Skyhawks t-shirt.
Ages 7-14 Ages 7-12
Registration Deadline: June 26 / July 31 Registration Deadline: August 7
330098-01 M-W 7/1-7/3* 9:00AM-12:00PM 330098-08 M-F 8/12-8/16 9:00AM-12:00PM
330098-02 M-F 8/5-8/9** 9:00AM-12:00PM Hess-Hathaway Park $135
Recreation Center $99*/$135**
Instructor: Leisure Unlimited LLC, Coach Kathy Duprey,
Kids will learn sports skills in any of the following
sports: soccer, floor hockey, basketball, tee-ball,
volleyball and football. Fun drills allow kids to
progress at their own pace and increase their game
comprehension. Our emphasis is on teamwork and
sportsmanship in a safe environment.
Ages 4-6
VOLLEYBALL CAMP 330097-01 M-F 8/12-8/16 9:45–10:45AM
Instructor: Skyhawks Sports Academy
Skyhawks Volleyball takes the energy and excitement Recreation Center $60

of this great team sport and puts it all together into one SPORT STARTERS
fun-filled program. All aspects of the game are taught
through drills and exercises that focus on bumping, Instructor: Leisure Unlimited LLC, Coach Kathy Duprey,
setting, spiking, hitting and serving. This camp is de- A fun introduction to sports. Kids will improve their co-
signed for the beginning to intermediate player. Please
wear appropriate clothing and gym shoes. Bring several ordination as they throw, catch, kick, run and play silly
games. Coach Kathy will make sure your little ones
snacks and a water bottle. All participants receive an have a positive and fun learning experience. Kids must
award certificate, Skyhawks t-shirt and ball.
Ages 7-14 be three and potty trained by the first day of class.
Ages 3-5
Registration Deadline: June 26 / July 31 330097-02 M-F 8/12-8/16 11:00AM-12:00PM
330098-03 M-W 7/1-7/3* 1:00-4:00PM
330098-04 M-F 8/5-8/9** 1:00-4:00PM Recreation Center $60

Recreation Center $99*/$135**

Instructor: Skyhawks Sports Academy
Flag Football is the perfect introduction to “America’s
Game.” Participants learn skills on both sides of the
football - including the core components of passing,
catching, de-flagging and defense - all presented in
a fun and positive environment. Please bring a water
bottle and a few snacks. Wear appropriate clothing and
running shoes. All participants receive an award certifi-
cate, Skyhawks t-shirt and ball.
Ages 7-12
Registration Deadline: July 3
330098-07 M-F 7/8-7/12 9:00AM-12:00PM
Hess-Hathaway Park $135

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Instructor: Leisure Unlimited LLC, Coach Kathy Duprey, Director: Kathryn Chipman Voyage over to enjoy an island on Pontiac Lake. This is
Catch the lacrosse craze! Learn or improve your la- an adventure camp like no other surrounded by woods,
crosse fundamentals including holding the stick, pass- water and trails, activities include: fishing, paddleboat-
ing, shooting, draws, rules and player positions. Pro- ing, swimming, zipline, water trampolines, rope swings,
gressive drills and scrimmages reinforce basics while rock climbing, kayak and a daily treasure hunt. Normal
helping kids with game comprehension. Camp empha- hours for operation are 9:00AM-5:00PM. Details for
sis is on teamwork and sportsmanship. Practice balls before and after-care and early and later drop-offs and
and sticks provided or you may bring your own stick. pick-ups are available at registration. All snacks, drinks
Goalie helmets and goalie gloves provided. Protective and full buffet lunch, sunblock, safety equipment (zipline
goggles recommended but not mandatory. harness, helmets, life vests), fishing gear and bait are
Ages 6-9 included. Week of July 1 is a three-day week due to the
330097-03 M-F 8/12–8/16 12:30–1:45PM July 4th holiday. Before and after-care is $5 per hour
Recreation Center $75 per child for 8:00-9:00AM and 5:00-6:00PM.
Ages 5-12
Registration Deadline: Wed before each start date
330099-01 M-F 6/10-6/14*
330099-02 M-F 6/17-6/21
330099-03 M-F 6/24-6/28
330099-04 M-W 7/1-7/3*
330099-05 M-F 7/8-7/12
330099-06 M-F 7/15-7/19
330099-07 M-F 7/22-7/26
330099-08 M-F 7/29-8/2
330099-09 M-F 8/5-8/9
330099-10 M-F 8/12-8/16
330099-11 M-F 8/19-8/23
330099-12 M-F 8/26-8/30
Pontiac Lake Skull Island, 8226 Highland Road
$285 / $175*

ADD $5

248.674.5441 •

Children use musical crafts, worksheets, games, and
instruments to explore and nurture a strong music
foundation. Great preparation for private music lessons.
TUMBLING TODDLERS Registration deadline is Tuesday, July 2.
Instructor: Lisa Borkowski
This class is packed with hands-on activities for your Ages 3-7
310022-06 Th 7/11-8/15 5:00-5:25PM
busy toddler to develop motor skills, coordination & so- Forte Academy of Dance & Music 6 wks $85
cialization. Children will warm-up, have “tumble” time,
free play, movement to music, parachute play, bubbles
and stamps. Weekly themes & parent participation add TUMBLING/GYMNASTICS
An independent class where children learn the funda-
to the fun! mentals of tumbling and gymnastics using floor
Ages 1-4
310021-01 Tu 5/21-6/18 10:00-10:45AM exercise designed to enhance coordination and motor
skills in a fun, safe non-competitive manner.
310021-02 Tu 5/21-6/18 6:30-7:15PM Ages 4-6
310021-03 W 5/22-6/19 10:00-10:45AM
310021-04 F 5/24-6/21 10:00-10:45AM 310151-01 M 5/20-6/24 4:40-5:25PM
Ages 7-9
310021-05 Sa 5/25-6/22 10:00-10:45AM 310151-02 M 5/20-6/24 5:30-6:15PM
Busy Bodies 5 wks $55
Busy Bodies 5 wks $60
No class 5/27
Youth Dance & Fitness
This program is designed for the gymnast who has
BALLET mastered somersaults, handstands, cartwheels and
Learn basic ballet movements and technique. An end-
of-session showcase will take place on the last day of backbends. Placement is based on instructor.
Ages 5-10
class. Dancers must be out of diapers. Registration 310151-03 M 5/20-6/24 6:15-7:00PM
deadline is Tuesday, July 2.
Ages 3-6 Busy Bodies 5 wks $60
No class 5/27
310022-01 Tu 7/9-8/13 5:45-6:10PM
Ages 7-11
310022-02 Th 7/11-8/15 6:45-7:25PM TWINKLE TOES
Here is your child’ first independent dance experience
Forte Academy of Dance & Music 6 wks $85 incorporating movement to music in a creative way.

TAP Ages 2-5 6:30-7:15PM
310028-01 Tu 5/21-6/18
Learn basic tap steps at a beginner level. An end- 310028-02 Tu 5/25-6/22 6:30-7:15PM
of-session showcase will take place on the last day of
class. Dancers must be out of diapers. Registration Busy Bodies 5 wks $55

deadline is Tuesday, July 2. MARTIAL ARTS
Ages 3-6
310022-03 Th 7/11-8/15 6:15-6:40PM Mixed Martial Arts of Tang Soo Do (Karate). Learn how
to defend yourself on your feet and on the ground with
Forte Academy of Dance & Music 6 wks $85 confidence. Come join this exciting program especially

HIP HOP designed to provide practical Martial Arts training and
effective self defense techniques. With two Masters,
Fun introduction to hip-hop dance! End-of-session and five Black Belts your student will be given one-on-
showcase will take place on the last day of class.
Registration deadline is Tuesday, July 2. 5 years old by one personal attention. Half price to each additional
family member. *$43 for uniform for the first time en-
the first day of class. rollees. If you have questions please leave a message
Ages 5-8
310022-04 Tu 7/9-8/13 6:15-6:55PM at 248-830-8125.
Ages 6 & older
Ages 9-13 210150-03 Tu & Th 5/7-5/30 6:30-8:30PM
310022-05 Th 7/11-8/15 6:45-7:25PM
Forte Academy of Dance & Music 6 wks $85 310150-01 Tu & Th 6/4-6/27 6:30-8:30PM
310150-02 Tu & Th 8/6-8/29 6:30-8:30PM
410150-01 Tu & Th 9/3-9/26 6:30-8:30PM
Recreation Center 4 wks $60*

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