Winter/Spring 2020 Continuing Ed Schedule

Winter/Spring 2020 Continuing Ed Schedule


Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School








AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE: Learn defensive driving techniques, proven safety strategies, new traffic laws & rules of the road. Upon completion you can save 10% on your auto insurance & remove up to 4 points from your license.

Kathleen Schofield

Saturday, April 18

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$20/AARP members  $25/non-members

Payment with cash, check or MO payable to AARP

ACRYLIC PAINTING - WINTER SCENE WITH SKIERS: An opportunity to try your hand at painting without any investment in supplies

Anna Halkowich

           Wednesday, Feb  26

6:00-8:00 pm

$25/1 class

ACRYLIC PAINTING  - (subject TBD)  Another opportunity to try your hand at painting without any investment in supplies

Anna Halkowich

           Thursday, March 26

6:00-8:00 pm

$25/1 class

AIKIDO: Learn a Japanese martial art!  “Aikido is a non-violent martial art that promotes harmony of the mind, body & spirit…” Ages 10 thru adult welcome.

Linda & Brian Cox

Tuesdays & Thursdays beg Feb 25

6:00-7:00 pm

$36/6 classes

BEGINNING OR ADVANCED NATURAL SOAP MAKING: Create 30 bars of old-fashioned cold processed healing bar soap. More options available for the advanced students.

Maria Gelnett

Saturday, March 14

 10:00 am-1:00 pm

* snow date, March 21

$55(Beg/1 class) or $65(Adv/1 class)

CREATE WITH CRICUT EXPRESSION & EXPLORE: Create several projects from a variety of materials (paper, faux leather, vinyl & iron-on vinyl).

PJ Johnson

Sat, March 7: 9 am –1 pm OR

Mon, March 9: 9 am –1 pm 

$30/1 class

CPR/AED: This is the basic American Heart Association CPR Course.

Aaron VanBuren

Tuesday, March 3: 6:00 pm

* Snow date, March 5

$20/1 class

DANCE & ACROBATICS: (Beginner): For ages 6 (1st grade) - 8 yrs old. Includes Ballet & jazz elements & basic acrobatic skills.

Erin Wilday

Tuesdays beginning March 17

3:45-4:45 pm

$30/5 1-hour classes


DANCE & ACROBATICS: (Adv Beginner): For ages 9 & older. Includes ballet, jazz, modern dance elements & acrobatics

Erin Wilday

Tuesdays beginning March 17

5:00-6:00 pm

$30/5 1-hour classes


FALL PREVENTION PROGRAM:  Every 11 seconds an older adult is seen in an ER for a fall-related injury. Many falls are preventable. Stay safe with a few tips. Bring any assisted walking devices (canes, walkers) for a free inspection & replacement of cane tips if needed.

Becky-Ann Sears

Wednesday, Feb 26

10:00 am

No fee/1 class

FIRST AID FOR NEW COACHES: Get ready for winter coaching by taking the First Aid course for new coaches as required by NYS Education Department or by getting recertified.

Les Bush

Saturday, March 7 & 14

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

snow date, March 21

$30/1 day recertification

$60/full 2-day course

FIVE HOUR PRELICENSING CLASS: Mandated by New York State this class must be taken prior to scheduling a road test appointment.

Jordan Rhodes

Saturday, April 18

8 am -14 pm

$30/1 class

GLASS ETCHING: Learn one way to etch glass on several different glass surfaces. Participants will go home with 3 finished projects.

PJ Johnson

Wednesday, March 4

10:30 am-12:30 pm OR

6:00 – 8:00 pm

$30/1 class

HEALTH SCIENCES APPLIED TO COACHING: Required course for NYS Coaching Certification. Selected principles & concepts in physiology of exercise, kinesiology, psychology related to coaching

Jordan Jaquay

Starting date March 10: 7 pm

Other class dates TBD

$135/10 classes

JR KARATE 1   (Block 4 starts on March 2 )

Brian Cox


$23/6 classes


Brian Cox


$23/6 classes


Brian Cox

Fridays /5:30-6:30pm

$23/6 classes


Brian Cox


$25/6 classes


Brian Cox

Mondays & Fridays/6:30-7:30pm

$33/6 classes


Brian Cox

Mondays & Fridays/7:30-9:00pm

$38/6 classes

OFFICE OF THE AGING: A overview of programs & services offered by the OFA including community based services, in home services, caregiver support, health & wellness, NY Connects & nutrition services' info available to individuals age 60+, disabled individuals of any age, or caregivers.

Office of the Aging Staff

Thursday, April 23

10:00 am

No fee/1 class

OPEN COMPUTER NIGHT: Need help with technology? Stop in on Tuesday nights with your device & get free assistance from our technology instructor. Community members are welcome to use school computers & our hi-speed internet. 


Brian DeBoyace

(call ext 234 before coming to check instructor’s availability)


5:00-7:00 pm


PASTA MAKING FOR THE FAMILY: Ditch the box & get a little messy! Learn to make fresh hand-made pasta in different shapes as well as a variety of simple sauces (tomato, basil pesto, etc).  Taste testing your creations included. Parents & students in grade 4 & older.

Melissa Davidson

Thursday, Feb 27

6:00-8:00 pm

$20/1 class

PICKLEBALL:  Pickleball players use paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball (Wiffle-type ball), over a net. Join us for exercise & lots of fun! No experience or equipment needed. Parents & students grade 4 & older.

Michelle Johnson

Tuesdays beginning Feb 25

 6:30 - 8:00  pm

$10/5 classes, $3/walk-ins

POUND:  Pound® is the world's 1st  cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing & sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Ripstix will be provided, just bring a yoga mat.

Michelle Schmitt

Mondays beginning March 2

6:00-6:45 pm

$35/5 classes


STOP THE BLEED:  “Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma.”  Learn what you should know to stop bleeding after an injury.

Becky-Ann Sears

Monday, March 9: 10:00 am OR

Monday, March 23: 6:00 pm

No Fee/1 class

UNDERSTANDING & RESPONDING TO DEMENTIA RELATED BEHAVIORBehavior is  one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs & feelings as the ability to use language is lost.. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, & learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.

Ann Thayer

Alzheimer's Association

Tuesday, March 10

10:30 am

No Fee/1 class

UNDERSTANDING ESTATE & ELDER LAW PLANNING: Info will be presented on Advanced Directives for Health Care, Powers of Attorney, Wills and Probate, Trust Planning, & Medicaid.

Ryan Coutlee Esq

Saturday, April 18

10:00 am

No Fee/1 class

YOGA:  A gentle practice suitable for all levels. A restful, calming class with gentle flowing movements, passive & supportive poses. Appropriate for those working with injury, limited mobility, or who prefer a softer, gentler approach to Yoga.

Bonnie Fayssoux

Tuesdays beginning March 3

5:45-6:45 pm

$36/6 classes, $8/ walk-in

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