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Pickleball 2.5.20
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Pickleball 2.5.20

$35

with Staff Midcoast Recreation

Calendar Feb 5, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

Come try your hand at one of the fastest growing sports in the country - Pickleball. Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. This weekly clinic will be held on the tennis courts at MRC and will consist of general instruction and open play. This class does not have a senior rate.

Pickleball - Learn to Play 3.4.20
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Pickleball - Learn to Play 3.4.20

$35

with Staff Midcoast Recreation

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

Come try your hand at one of the fastest growing sports in the country - Pickleball. Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. This weekly clinic will be held on the tennis courts at MRC and will consist of general instruction and open play. Please note that we do not accept credit card payment for this class, cash or check only.  The form to mail in with your check is here.

Pickleball - Skills and Drills
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Pickleball - Skills and Drills

$55

with Staff Midcoast Recreation

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

Ready to up your Pickleball Game? Join us for an hour of Pickleball skills and drills. Instructors will work on all aspects of your game – serve, volley, 3rd shot drop, game strategy and much more. Stop action games and lots of hitting will increase your accuracy and ability to win points. This weekly class will be held on the tennis courts at MRC. Please note that we do not accept credit card payment for this class, cash or check only.  The form to mail in with your check is here.

Taiji (T’ai Chi) Short Form Morning Class 3.4.20

$99

with Michael Shunney

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 10:30 am, runs for 13 weeks

This 13-week class will guide you through an ancient movement art for health, and martial art. The movements of T'ai Chi, and relaxed breathing, cultivate and store internal energy, the movements are non-impact, smooth and practiced very slowly at first. Western research has shown improvements in heart, bone and muscle strength, as well as large reductions in the effects of stress, and an improvement in overall balance, with regular practice. A suggested textbook may be purchased from the instructor for $15.00.

Taiji (T’ai Chi) Short Form Afternoon Class 3.4.20

$99

with Michael Shunney

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 3 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This 13-week class will guide you through an ancient movement art for health, and martial art. The movements of T'ai Chi, and relaxed breathing, cultivate and store internal energy, the movements are non-impact, smooth and practiced very slowly at first. Western research has shown improvements in heart, bone and muscle strength, as well as large reductions in the effects of stress, and an improvement in overall balance, with regular practice. A suggested textbook may be purchased from the instructor for $15.00.

Qigong for Beginners - Swimming Dragon, Eight Silk Brocades &/or Wu Ming Afternoon Class 3.4.20

$99

with Michael Shunney

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 13 weeks

These ancient healing practices have improved the health and lives of tens of millions of people over millennia. The air that we breathe is our most important source of nourishment. There is a mountain of research in western medicine confirming the value of a regular practice of improving our breathing for a whole host of conditions including arthritis, chronic pain, heart disease, diabetes and even cancer. In this 13 week class we will learn and practice better breathing and then combine that with gentle, coordinated movements that improve circulation, flexibility and core strength. Suggested textbook may be purchased from instructor for $16.00.

Non-Comercial Lobstering is Fun!

$20

with Paul Neagle

Calendar Mar 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you a Maine resident with a registered boat? Do you want to catch lobsters recreationally for a few weeks or a few months each summer? Are you interested in lobstering with your spouse, friend, neighbor, kids or grandkids? In this comprehensive class you will learn what you need to know to catch and eat lobsters this year. The instructor will teach about lobsters, traps, buoys and bait as well as other topics relevant to lobstering. Imagine coming home this summer with live lobsters or stocking your freezer with lobster meat to eat in the middle of winter.

How to Read A Nautical Chart
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How to Read A Nautical Chart

$50

with Darrell Gilman

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks
This ten hour US. Coast Guard Auxiliary course will provide recreational boaters with a basic understanding of what a nautical chart is and how to obtain the many kinds of information from it. That information will be then used to introduce students to basic navigation procedures such as plotting a course using Dead Reckoning, bearings to, and location of, objects on the ocean's surface as well as the luse of a variety of navigation instruments. Pre-registration is required. Please contact Darrell Gilman at 338-5516 or email at drgilman1aux@gmail.com. There will be no class on Wednesday April 1.




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