Adult Leisure Programs

      

 

FALL/WINTER PROGRAMS

 

BALLROOM BASICS

Tue | 8:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland Recreation, Studio A | $72 p/couple, Zeeland Resident | $96 p/couple, Non-Resident | Instructor: Rachel Plaggemars
Come meet new friends, enjoy great music, and have lots of fun! Session one will focus on the Waltz, Fox Trot and Swing. Session two will focus on Tango, Rhumba, and Cha-cha. Both sessions will run for six weeks. Couples registration is required. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

  • Session One: Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, Nov 7, 14 (skip Oct 31)
  • Session Two: Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20

 

CANNING: APPLESAUCE

Tue, Oct 3 | 6:30-8:30pm OR 7:30-9:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $22, Zeeland Resident | $34, Non-Resident

Homemade applesauce is one of those things that make you wonder, after you whip up a batch, why more folks don’t make it. It truly is one of the easiest and most delicious treats you can make from scratch, and it doesn’t take much time at all. Each participant will make applesauce from a half bushel of apples. Participants are asked to bring a paring knife, a large knife, cutting board and one large stock pot. All other supplies provided. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

 

CANNING: PEARS

Tue, Sept 12 | 6:30-8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $22, Zeeland Resident | $34, Non-Resident

Seal in homegrown goodness!  Learn how to can pears and enjoy the fresh fruit of the season all year long. Participants are asked to bring a paring knife. An apron is suggested. All other supplies provided. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

 

CANNING: PIE CRUSTS

6:30-8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $15, Zeeland Resident | $27, Non-Resident

Who doesn’t love a flaky pie crust? For many it’s always been difficult to achieve, despite most people’s claims that their recipe is THE flakiest pie crust in existence. We’ll use up some of those extra apples and everyone will take home a delicious pie made with their homemade crust. Participants are asked to bring one large mixing bowl, paring knife, rolling pin and a glass pie plate. All other supplies provided. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

  • Session 1: Tue, Oct 10
  • Session 2: Tue, Oct 17

 

CANNING: TOMATOES

Tue, August 29 | 6:30-8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $22, Zeeland Resident | $34, Non-Resident

Do you love tomatoes? Learn how to can and preserve tomatoes to make salsa, pizza sauce, and spaghetti sauce. You will also make a jar of jalapeno pepper jelly to take home! Participants are asked to bring a paring knife. An apron is suggested. All other supplies provided. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

 

EUCHRE CHALLENGE

Thursdays | 7-9pm | @ Cityside Middle School Library | $25 per couple

Do you need a night out? Want to make some new friends and play some cards? Join us for a Euchre Challenge! If you know how to play, you’re old enough to sign up! Teams will play two games each night against other partner groups. A minimum of 12 teams is required to run the tournament. Whichever team gets the most points in the session wins the challenge! 1st place: $75 gift certificate. 2nd place: $50 gift certificate. 3rd place: $25 gift certificate. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

  • Session 1: Oct 12, 19, 25, Nov 2, 16, 30, Dec 7, 14 (skip Nov 9 due to school conferences)
  • Session 2: Jan 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22, Mar 1, 8

 

GOLF LESSONS

Wed | Sept 6, 13, & 20 | 5:45-6:45pm | @ Winding Creek Golf Course | $32, Zeeland Resident | $44, Non-Resident
This class takes place at Winding Creek Golf Course and is led by Jeff VandenBeldt, PGA Head Professional. Fundamental golf instruction will be given at three separate hour long sessions. Class sizes are limited to 15 participants. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

 

MARTIAL ARTS: TAEKWONDO EXPERIENCE

Ages 8 – Adults | Wednesdays | 6:30-7:30pm | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident
A fun and exciting class for individuals who are interested in exploring the world of traditional martial arts. If you ever wondered what it would be like to try out martial arts without major investments, this is the class for you! Coordination and body awareness is developed through beginner level Taekwondo techniques and games. This class is taught by Chief Master R.A. Jipping, 7th Degree Master Instructor. When registering, you register for an entire session. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

  • Session I: Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18
  • Session II: Oct 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6
  • Session III: Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14
  • Session IV: Feb 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Session V: Apr 11, 18, 25, My 2, 9, 16

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: CAKE POP CLASS

Ages 12 yrs + | Tue, Oct 24 | 6:30-8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident

Cake Pop success is guaranteed! Learn how to mix your dough, roll, dip and decorate adorable Halloween themed cake pops. Each participant will leave with 10-12 completed cake pops. Class size is limited to 15. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner, Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: COOKIE DECORATING CLASS

Ages 12 yrs + | 6:30-8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident

Get excited to learn new decorating skills! A live demonstration of each skill will be performed and students will be able to test out their new skills! We will discuss the basics of sugar cookies, including baking tips, mixing icing, icing consistency, filling bags, piping, flooding, and wet-on-wet techniques. Each participant will leave with a dozen fully decorated cookies. Class size is limited to 15. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner, Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

  • Session One: Halloween Themed (Thur, Oct 26, 6:30-8:30pm)
  • Session Two: Thanksgiving Themed (Mon, Nov 30, 6:30-8:30pm)
  • Session Three: Christmas Themed (Tue, Dec 12 6:30-8:30pm)

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: CUPCAKE BOUQUET CLASS

Ages 12 yrs + | Tue, Nov 21 | 6:30-8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident

Create a beautiful cupcake bouquet for your Thanksgiving event! Learn the basics of American buttercream and the ins and outs of piping flowers onto cupcakes. We will focus on piping roses, mums and other fall flowers… so strengthen up those hand muscles! Each participant will leave with a fully assembled cupcake bouquet. Class size is limited to 15. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner, Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: MOM & ME (& DADS TOO) COOKIE DECORATING CLASS

5-12 yr olds w/ Adults | 6:30-8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $25, Zeeland Resident | $37, Non-Resident

Get ready to have some cookie decorating fun as a family! This class is open to children ages 5-12 with an accompanying adult (no cost for adult). It will be a great intro to decorating. Each child registered will leave with a dozen fully decorated Christmas cookies. Class size is limited to 15 registered children. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner, Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

  • Session One: Sat, Dec 9, 10am-11:30am
  • Session Two: Sat, Dec 9: 12:30-2pm

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: SANTA CAKE CLASS

Ages 12 yrs + | Thur, Dec 14 | 6:30-9:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $45, Zeeland Resident | $57, Non-Resident

Follow along with me as I guide you step by step in creating a cute Santa cake! We will frost, cover with fondant then add the details for this cake. Class size is limited to 10. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner, Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230. 

 

TECH: ADVANCED OFFICE

6:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident
In this class, you will learn to incorporate information from outside sources into word processing documents and techniques such as mail merge, creating templates, integrating images, spreadsheets, databases, how to print labels and envelopes. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

  • Session 1: Nov 28 & Dec 5
  • Session 2: Mar 6 & 13

 

TECH: INTRODUCTION TO ACCESS

6:30-9:30pm | Feb 20 & 27 | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident
This class is designed to introduce basics for forms design, data entry, queries, tables, and reports. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

TECH: INTRODUCTION TO SPREADSHEETS WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL

6:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident

This course is designed for individuals who have little or no knowledge of Excel and would like to learn the basic features and concepts of the program. Participants will become familiar with basic spreadsheet functions, data input, computer math, copying, moving, borders, charting, formulas, and formats. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

  • Session 1: Sept 26 & Oct 3
  • Session 2: Jan 23 & 30
  • Session 3: Apr 17 & 24

 

TECH: INTRODUCTION TO ADVANCED SPREADSHEETS WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL

6:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident
Sharpen your spreadsheet skills and build competence and confidence with Microsoft Excel. This advanced level course will cover sorting and filtering data, working with advanced formulas, outlining and pivot tables. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

  • Session 1: Oct 17 & 24
  • Session 2: Feb 6 & 13
  • Session 3: May 1 & 8

 

TECH: INTRODUCTION TO PHOTO EDITING

6:30pm-9:30pm | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident
Discuss basic editing such as photo cropping, resizing, and rotating along with basic photo enhancement techniques such as eliminating red eye and adjusting contrast and brightness. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

  • Session 1: Dec 12 & 19

 

TECH: INTRODUCTION TO POWERPOINT

6:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident
This class is designed for those who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create, modify, and reorder a slideshow. Students will learn how to add backgrounds, pictures, charts and animation. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

TECH: INTRODUCTION TO WORD PROCESSING WITH MICROSOFT WORD

6:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident
This course is designed for those with little or no knowledge of Word and will cover beginning concepts using a word processor. Topics will include typing and editing documents, fonts, typefaces, and tabs. The focus of the class will be to create documents and then change and rearrange them. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

  • Session 1: Sept 12 & 19
  • Session 2: Jan 9 & 16

 

TECH: PC CLEAN UP

6:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $25, Zeeland Resident | $37, Non-Resident
This course will offer basic computer maintenance. Topics include deleting extraneous files, fixing disk drive errors, defragmenting disk drives, organizing folders, virus checks and care of physical equipment. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

  • Session 1: Oct 10
  • Session 2: Mar 27

 

WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE

13 yr olds – Adults | Mondays | 6-7:30pm | @ New Heights Fitness | $75, Zeeland Resident | $87, Non-Resident | Instructors: New Heights Staff
Everyone will be happy to tell you what you should have done…after the fact. We will help you decide what you should do…before. This is a four night, six hour class focusing on the mental and physical aspects of self-defense for women. As mature content will be discussed, participants must be 13 years or older. Each class includes 30 minutes per night on the psychological aspects of self-defense and one hour of physical training. Students will receive a workbook to guide them through this program. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

  • Session I: Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2 (cancelled)
  • Session II: Oct 23, 30, Nov 6, 13
  • Session III: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
  • Session IV: Feb 19, 26, Mar 5, 12
  • Session V: Apr 9, 16, 23, 30

 

SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMS

 

CANNING: JAMES & JELLIES

Tue in June 2018 (Exact Date TBA) | 6:30-8:30pm | Cityside MS, Room 135 | $15, Zeeland Resident | $27, Non-Resident

Learn how to preserve two different types of jams using homegrown fruit that your family will enjoy and you will enjoy giving as gifts to that special person in your life. Participants are asked to bring a paring knife. An apron is suggested. All other supplies provided. Registration opens in February, 2018. 

 

CANNING: PEACHES

Tue in August 2018 (Exact Date TBA) | 6:30-8:30pm | Cityside MS, Rm 135 | $22, Zeeland Resident | $34, Non-Resident

Seal in homegrown goodness!  Learn how to can peaches and enjoy the fresh fruit of the season all year long. Participants are asked to bring a paring knife. An apron is suggested. All other supplies provided. Registration opens in February, 2018. 

 

CANNING: TOMATOES

Tue in August 2018 (Exact Date TBA) | 6:30-8:30pm | Cityside MS, Rm 135 | $22, Zeeland Resident | $34, Non-Resident

Do you love tomatoes? Learn how to can and preserve tomatoes to make salsa, pizza sauce, and spaghetti sauce. You will also make a jar of jalapeno pepper jelly to take home! Participants are asked to bring a paring knife. An apron is suggested. All other supplies provided. Registration opens in February, 2018. 

 

GOLF LESSONS

Wed in May, June & Sept 2018 (Exact Dates TBA) | 5:45-6:45pm | @ Winding Creek Golf Course | $32, Zeeland Resident | $44, Non-Resident)
This class takes place at Winding Creek Golf Course and is led by Jeff VandenBeldt, PGA Head Professional. Fundamental golf instruction will be given at three separate hour long sessions. Class sizes are limited to 15 participants. Registration will open in February, 2018. 

 

GOLF LESSONS FOR WOMEN

Wed in June 2018 (Exact Dates TBA) | 6-7pm | Winding Creek Golf Course | $32, Zeeland Resident | $44, Non-Resident)
This program is for women who are beginner to intermediate level golfers. Lessons are designed to help women gain confidence on the course and teach golf etiquette and procedures. This class is led by Jeff VandenBeldt, PGA Head Professional. Class sizes are limited to 15 participants. Registration will open in February, 2018. 

 

MARTIAL ARTS: TAEKWONDO EXPERIENCE

Ages 8 – Adults | Wednesdays | 6:30-7:30pm | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident | @ New Heights Fitness
A fun and exciting class for individuals who are interested in exploring the world of traditional martial arts. If you ever wondered what it would be like to try out martial arts without major investments, this is the class for you! Coordination and body awareness is developed through beginner level Taekwondo techniques and games. This class is taught by Chief Master R.A. Jipping, 7th Degree Master Instructor. When registering, you register for an entire session. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

  • Session I: Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18
  • Session II: Oct 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6
  • Session III: Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14
  • Session IV: Feb 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Session V: Apr 11, 18, 25, My 2, 9, 16

 

TECH: ADVANCED OFFICE

May, 2018 (Exact Dates TBD | 6:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident
In this class, you will learn to incorporate information from outside sources into word processing documents and techniques such as mail merge, creating templates, integrating images, spreadsheets, databases, how to print labels and envelopes. Registration will open in February, 2018

 

TECH: INTRODUCTION TO ADVANCED SPREADSHEETS WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL

March, 2018 (Exact Dates TBD) | 6:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident
Sharpen your spreadsheet skills and build competence and confidence with Microsoft Excel. This advanced level course will cover sorting and filtering data, working with advanced formulas, outlining and pivot tables. Registration will open in February, 2018

 

TECH: INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE

April, 2018 (Exact Dates TBD) | 6:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident)
This overview course focuses on the uses of relational and object-oriented databases for storing and managing information. Hands-on instruction includes the creation of simple databases, inputting data, and developing basic queries. Registration will open in February, 2018

 

TECH: PC CLEAN UP

May, 2018 (Exact Dates TBD) | 6:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $25, Zeeland Resident | $37, Non-Resident
This course will offer basic computer maintenance. Topics include deleting extraneous files, fixing disk drive errors, defragmenting disk drives, organizing folders, virus checks and care of physical equipment. Registration will open in February, 2018

 

WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE

13 yrs old – Adults | Mondays | 6-7:30pm | $75, Zeeland Resident | $87, Non-Resident | Instructors: New Heights Staff | @ New Heights Fitness 
Everyone will be happy to tell you what you should have done…after the fact. We will help you decide what you should do…before. This is a four night, six hour class focusing on the mental and physical aspects of self-defense for women. As mature content will be discussed, participants must be 13 years or older. Each class includes 30 minutes per night on the psychological aspects of self-defense and one hour of physical training. Students will receive a workbook to guide them through this program. Registration opens August 15, 2017.

  • Session I: Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2
  • Session II: Oct 23, 30, Nov 6, 13
  • Session III: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
  • Session IV: Feb 19, 26, Mar 5, 12
  • Session V: Apr 9, 16, 23, 30