Protecting yourself is every individual’s right. Basic Self Defense will provide students safe strategies when in difficult situations. This course will provide instruction in basic individual self-defense, including defensive strategies such as coordinated body control, punches, and kicks. Students will develop self-confidence, self-awareness, and the understanding of how to prevent conflict escalation and protect to themselves. The class will also have a weekly cardiovascular fitness component.

This course prepares entry-level lifeguard candidates with the skills and knowledge to prevent, recognize, and respond to water emergencies and to provide care for injuries and sudden illness. On successful completion of the course, participants may receive the following American Red Cross certifications*: Lifeguarding and First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. These certifications will permit students to seek employment as a lifeguard.

*There is a $35.00 fee for this class. The fee is for registering with the American Red Cross, processing and administration associated with this certificate course.

This is a course to challenge the mind and body through team building and outdoor experiences. Emphasis is placed on internal motivation for personal growth and achievement, and healthy risk taking. Students participate in team building tasks, low and high rope elements, climbing, camping, survival skills and seasonal recreational activities. Optional field trips to Vertical Endeavors and overnight camping to a state park may be offered.

This is a course to challenge the mind and body through team building and outdoor experiences. Emphasis is placed on internal motivation for personal growth and achievement, and healthy risk taking. Students participate in team building tasks, low and high rope elements, climbing, camping, survival skills and seasonal recreational activities. Optional field trips to Vertical Endeavors and overnight camping to a state park may be offered.

Personal fitness is the primary focus of PE 10. Using state-of-the-art equipment such as heart rate monitors, cardio-fitness machines, and the weight room students will learn about their personal fitness. A variety of activities are integrated into the course, including canoeing, competitive and recreational sports.

The emphasis of this co-ed class is to increase individual fitness through a wide variety of strength training and cardiovascular workouts. Cross training programs include high intensity interval training (HIIT) using kettle bells, medicine balls, warrior ropes, agility ladders, yoga and other activities. Individual motivation is required. This class can be repeated for credit.

This class is a co-ed course for both athletes and non-athletes. The course includes instruction in basic principles of strength training and conditioning for personal fitness and development. Students will be provided quality workout opportunity based on the strength training principles taught. Topics which may be explored include systematic weight training programs, plyometric (explosion) training, speed & agility training, physiology of exercise, and other training methods. Students must be prepared to work towards a healthy lifestyle using the strength training and conditioning principles taught in the course. Tests and measurements of fitness, strength,and conditioning, as a means of evaluating progress will be part of this course.

This program offers participation in a variety of team sports with the emphasis on team play and tournaments. Activities offered include, football, soccer, softball, Ultimate Frisbee, lacrosse, and basketball, basketball, volleyball, team handball, floor hockey, table tennis, and badminton. The intent of this high physically activity class is to provide students with an opportunity to participate in a wide variety of team activities in an organized setting.