Aquatics — SLPR Aquatics program is currently postponed due to COVID-19.

Southern Lakes Parks and Recreation Aquatics Programs

Southern Lakes Parks and Recreation has something for everyone when it comes to youth aquatics programs. From fun in the water with the littlest students, to competitive teams for those who have developed their swimming skills, you’ll find something for all levels.

Get in shape in a fun, refreshing way. Join one of our water fitness classes! Our adult aquatics program is senior splash.

 

Aquatics Classes  — SLPR Aquatics program is currently postponed due to COVID-19.

Aquatics News — SLPR Aquatics program is currently postponed due to COVID-19.

Aquatics Calendar

The SLPR Aquatics program is currently postponed due to COVID-19.

Art

Art

The ABC’s of Portrait Watercolor Painting with Artist Denise Willing Booher via Zoom

$90 residents,
$100 non-residents

Develop your skill and voice as a watermedia artist. Includes live and prerecorded demonstrations, step-by-step how-to guidance to help you develop your skill and voice as an artist.
Prerecorded session provided prior to the first class on how to choose a photo reference, do sketch and a value study to bring to the first class.

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
February 10, 17, 24, 2021

Denise is the current President of the National Watercolor Society and a past President of the Michigan Watercolor Society. Denise has a BFA from University of Michigan School of Art. She has taught at the college level. Her work has won hundreds of awards for her graphic design, illustration and fine artwork.


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Adult Basketball

Basketball

Adult Open Basketball

**Currently postponed due COVID-19 restrictions

$5 per person

Bring your friends and shoot some hoops! Participants must have clean/dry shoes. Participants under 14 must have a parent/guardian present at all times.

Sundays, 6:30-8:30 pm
Beginning January 24, 2021

**Subject to holidays and school calendar

Ellen Street Campus

Please check our website slpr.net for more information.

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Youth Art

Art

Fun Art in Fenton With the Artist’s Apprentice!

$60 residents, $70 non-residents
Plus $20 material fee payable to instructor at 1st day of class.

Ages 7 and up

It’s all in good fun! From Yayoi Kusama with her oh-so-fabulous dots and spots to Jean-Michel Othoniel’s swirly whirly pearl sculptures, our artsy kids will be getting creating while exploring popular art icons of our time. We will be making our art using various mediums, four project in all, to emulate these colorful art styles. Students will be drawing thumbnail sketches of their ideas and making drawings of there favorite vision.

Register today, class size limited!

Ages 7 & up. (As always siblings of any
age are welcome to register)

Fridays, 4:00–5:30 pm
Jan. 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 2021

Fenton Community & Cultural Center
Taught by Artist/Instructor Pamela Palmer B.F.A., Owner of The Artist’s Apprentice

Cartooning Workshop

$18 residents, $28 non-residents

You can learn to draw cartoons – even if you’re a beginner! Neal Levin’s Cartooning Workshop will teach you how through simple instruction and games. You’ll even learn how to make up your own!

Fee is for one workshop and includes all materials plus a FREE BOOKLET to take home.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
3:35–4:35 pm

Tomek-Eastern Elementary

Paint Like the Masters

Georgia O’Keeffe

$20 residents, $30 non-residents
Plus $15 material fee payable to instructor

Our young artist will be working on magnified flower painting executed on cotton. These bold and beautiful images, a selection of your child’s choosing, will be expressions of some of O’Keeffe’s most famous flower themes, Red Poppies, Blue Morning Glories and White Flower. Families will be invited to our Gallery Opening following class.

Ages 7 & up. (As always siblings of any age are welcome to register!)

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 4:15-6:15 pm

Class held at the Fenton Community Center
Taught Artist/instructor Pamela Palmer BFA, owner of The Artist’s Apprentice.

Sulamith Wulfing

$20 residents, $30 non-residents
Plus $15 material fee payable to instructor

As a child, Sulamith had visions of angels, fairies, gnomes, and nature spirits. She first began drawing these creatures at the age of four. The visions continued throughout her life, and directly inspired her paintings. Students will be choosing a fairy tale to illustrate a favorite scene using watercolor paint to emulate the detailed pattern style of this German artist. Family will be invited to our Gallery Opening following class.

Ages 7 & up. (As always siblings of any age are welcome to register!)

Wednesday. March 24, 2021
4:15-6:15 pm

Class held at the Fenton Community Center
Taught Artist/instructor Pamela Palmer BFA, owner of The Artist’s Apprentice.


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Basketball

Basketball

Jr . Hot Shots 

Please check this page for updates on when we will resume this program.

$75 Discounted for residents,
$85 Regular fee for non-residents (Per session)

Basketball basics will cover dribbling, shooting, passing, defense and rebounding. Our instructor Jerry Davis has over 10 years’ experience coaching varsity basketball as well as many other years’ experience coaching players at an introductory level.

AGES 4–6

Monday, 6:30–7:15 pm
Westshore Elementary

Session 1: January 11, 25, Feb 1, Feb 8, 22, 2021 — Postponed Due to COVID-19 restrictions
Session 2: March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 12, 2021
Session 3: April 18, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 2021

AGES 7–12

Monday, 7:30–8:15 pm
Westshore Elementary

Session 1: January 11, 25, Feb 1, Feb 8, 22, 2021 — Postponed Due to COVID-19 restrictions
Session 2: March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 12, 2021
Session 3: April 18, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 2021


 

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Adult Dance

Dance

Want to get moving and always wanted to learn to dance? Try one of our dance programs for adults! Great for beginners, these programs are a great opportunity to be social and have fun on the dance floor.

Adult Dance

Virtual Valentine’s Dance Workshop For Couples

$16 per couple (only register one person)

Ages 18 and up

Love is in the air! Looking for a fun at-home date night idea for Valentine’s Day? Grab the one you love and join us for a romantic evening of dancing the night away from the comfort and privacy of your home.

In this online class, we’ll start by easing into the basics, then you’ll learn how to dip, twirl and dance an easy-to-learn combination of beautiful moves.

Absolutely no experience necessary. Just put on your favorite smooth-soled shoes, turn up the volume on your computer and we’ll see you on the virtual dance floor for a night of fun!

Sunday, February 14, 2021
7:00–8:00 pm (Virtual Class)

Instructed by Leigh & Rich Coburn
Professional Dance Instructors

 


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Driver’s Education

It’s time to learn to drive! Being ready for Drivers Education might be scary, but ease your nerves and enroll through Southern Lakes Parks & Recreation.  We take great pride in knowing we have some of the most AMAZING teachers who work with this program. 

 

Drivers Education Segment 1 – 2021 Sessions are now available

Cost: $325

Ages: 14 years & 8 month and up by first day of class

**Please note: these are accelerated sessions, and it is anticipated that all drives will finish within one week of course end. 

*** All Registrations must be done online at this time ***

Session 1: February 2021  Class DatesThis Session is full

Class dates:  February 22 – March 17    Mondays – Wednesdays

Class Times:  2:40 – 4:40 pm

Class Location: FHS room 10-105

Session 2: April 2021  Class DatesThis Session is full.  

Class dates:  April 5 – April 29  Mondays – Wednesdays

No Class on April 21st

Class Times:  2:40 – 4:40 pm

Class Location: FHS Room 10-105

Session 3: May 2021 Class Dates

Class dates:  May 3 – May 20   Mondays – Thursdays

Class Times:  2:40 – 4:40 pm

Class Location: FHS room 10-105

Session 4: May – June Class Dates

Class Dates:   May 24th – June 14th

May 24 – 27   Monday – Wednesday 2:45 – 4:45 PM

June 1 – 2      Tuesday – Wednesday 2:45 – 4:45 PM

June 7 – 11    Monday – Friday 9:30 – 11:30 AM ** Note time **

June 14          Monday 9:30 – 11:30 AM ** Note time ** 

Class Location: Andrew G. Schmidt Middle School, room A101

Session 5: June Class Dates

June 1 – June 18

June 1 – 2    Tuesday – Wednesday 2:40 – 4:40 PM

June 7 – 18   Mondays – Fridays 8:00 – 10:00 AM ** Note time **

Class Location: FHS room 10-105

Session 6: August Class Dates

Class Dates: August 2 – 19    Mondays – Thursdays

Class Times:     9:30 – 11:30 AM

Class Location: Andrew G. Schmidt Middle School, room A101

 




QUALIFICATIONS: To enroll, students must be at least 14 years 8 months of age on the first day of class.

TO COMPLETE SEGMENT 1: Students must pass both the written state test and the driving portion of the course. Students are allowed to re-test twice, and may re-take the course once without paying again if they do not pass.

REGISTRATION/PAYMENT: Registration and payments must be done online at www.slpr.net as the SLPR office at the Fenton Community Center is closed due to COVID-19.  As a reminder, class size is limited, and spots do fill fast. We recommend  registration early online to ensure your spot in a class.

*REGARDLESS OF REGISTRATION METHOD (ONLINE OR MAIL) ALL STUDENTS MUST SUBMIT THE SEGMENT 1 STUDENT CONTRACT (THIS IS THE PAPER REGISTRATION FORM WHICH CAN BE FOUND BELOW) AS WELL AS A PAPER COPY OF THEIR BIRTH CERTIFICATE. Please bring the student contract and birth certificate to class on the first day.

*****PLEASE SEE FULL TERMS AND REQUIREMENTS ON THE REGISTRATION FORM LOCATED IN THE AREAS DESCRIBED ABOVE******

DRIVERS TRAINING REGISTRATION FORMS

To register for Driver’s Training, you can register online but also, need to completely fill out Drivers Education paperwork, and bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate to the first day of class. That paperwork must be submitted to ensure your spot in the class.

To print the Drivers Training paperwork, please click below:  

Drivers Training 2021 FORM


 

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$50
At least 15 years of age

January 11-13

Class Times: 2:40 PM – 4:40 PM

Class Location: FHS, room 10-105

February 9-11

Class Times: 2:40 PM – 4:40 PM

Class Location: FHS, room 10-105

March 22-24

Class Times: 2:40 PM – 4:40 PM

Class Location: FHS, room 10-105

April 21-23 

Class Times: 2:40 PM – 4:40 PM

Class Location: FHS, room 10-105

May 24 – 26

Class Times: 2:40 PM – 4:40 PM

Class Location: FHS, room 10-105

 

QUALIFICATIONS: To enroll, students must present a driving log of at least 30 hours of supervised driving (including 2 hours at night) with your parent, guardian, or designated adult. You must have held your Level 1 License (permit) for at least 3 consecutive months (a minimum of 90 days from the date indicated on the permit).

TO COMPLETE THE COURSE: Students must pass the written state test. Students are allowed to re-test twice, and may retake the course once without paying again if they do not pass.

REGISTRATION/PAYMENT: Registration and payments can be done online at www.slpr.net.  Class size is limited. To ensure your spot in class, online registration is required.

*Classes may possibly be taught virtually, if necessary


 

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Thank you Randy Wise Buick-GMC of Fenton for providing the cars for Driver’s Education! Randy Wise Buick GMC along with Southern Lakes Parks & Recreation provided $1,500 worth of scholarships to local students graduating in 2019. These students will be entering the automotive field. Thank You Randy Wise for your continued Partnership in giving back to our community.

Youth Fitness

Fitness

Kid’s YogaYouth Fitness

Children will learn yoga poses and exercises which cultivate a calm mind, increase strength and flexibility, improve gross and fine motor skills, improve concentration and give them tools to manage stress. Music and games will be incorporated. Our goal is for your child to feel calm and mindful while having fun in the fresh air with friends.

Ages 6-11

$48 Residents/$58 Non-residents per 6 week session

TUESDAYS –  5:30–6:15 pm

Session 1: 1/5 – 2/9, 2021

Fenton Community & Cultural Center

 


 

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Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga

Gentle Flow Pilates & Yoga on the Chair

You’ve got to keep moving and this class is for everyone who is not able to get on the traditional mat. No need to be fit, flexible, or have prior experience. Learn basic yoga stretches and Pilates exercises that can be performed sitting in a chair. The results will be greater flexibility, improved muscle tone, and increased energy. This class is designed to help you feel that pleasant combination of being relaxed and rejuvenated. Perfect for our wheelchair bound participants of all ages and excellent for our seniors too.

$48 Residents/$58 Non-residents per 6 week session

TUESDAYS – 11:15 am–12:00 pm

Session 1: Tues: 1/5 – 2/9, 2021
Session 2: Tues: 2/23 – 3/30, 2021
Session 3: Tues: 4/13 – 5/18, 2021

Instructed by Monica Rynearson

Fenton Community & Cultural Center – Main Hall

 


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Fitness

Fitness

FitnessSLPR Fitness

Stay Fit All Year! SLPR has a range of classes. There’s everything from relaxing YOGA to exhilarating POUND to energizing ZUMBA and BARRE to body toning PILATES . Whether you are a beginner or experienced, we have something that’s right for you. Including the interval training of STRONG by Zumba!

Ages 13 & up (Under 18 must have a registered, participating parent taking the class with them).

$12 Drop-in is only available if a class reaches its minimum number of registered participants. Pre-Register to guarantee your spot and to keep your favorite class on the schedule. Register Online now.

Fitness Program Descriptions

Click on the categories for individual Fitness Program Descriptions

Fitness Schedule – Held inside the Fenton Community CenterSLPR Winter-Spring 2021 Fitness Classes


All fitness programs are Ages 13 & up unless otherwise noted. Participants under 18 must have a registered, participating parent taking the class with them.

$12 Drop-in is only available if a class reaches its minimum number of registered participants.

Pre-Register to guarantee your spot and keep the class on the schedule!


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