Adult Leisure Programs

 

FALL/WINTER PROGRAMS

 

ADULT BALLROOM BASICS

Come meet new friends, enjoy great music and have fun! Session I will focus on Waltz, Foxtrot and Swing. Session II will focus on Tango, Rhumba and Cha-cha.

  • To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230. Please register as a couple.
  • Cost: $40r/$52nr (per person | register as a couple)
  • Day: Wednesdays
  • Session 1: Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing | 7pm – 8pm OR 8pm – 9pm | Sept 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24
  • Session 2: Tango, Rhumba, Cha Cha | 7pm – 8pm OR 8pm – 9pm | Feb 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13, 20
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation, Studio A

 

ADULT & CHILD CHRISTMAS COOKIE DECORATING CLASS (5-12 yr olds + Parent/Guardian)

Get ready to have some cookie decorating fun as a family! This class is open to children ages 5-12 with an accompanying adult. It will be a great intro to cookie decorating. Each child registered will leave with a dozen fully decorated Christmas cookies. Class size is limited to 16 registered children.

  • To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230.
  • Cost: $25r/$37nr
  • Location: Cityside Middle School, Room 135
  • Sat, Dec 1: 10am – 11:30am
  • Sat, Dec 1: 12:30pm – 2pm
  • Sat, Dec 8: 10am – 11:30am
  • Sat, Dec 8: 12:30pm – 2pm

 

APPLESAUCE (13 yr olds – Adults)

Homemade applesauce is one of the 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 two large stock pots (6-10 quart size). All other supplies provided.

  • To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230.
  • Cost: $24r/$36nr
  • Day/Date: Tuesday, October 2
  • Session 1: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Session 2: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School, Room 135

 

COOKIE DECORATING CLASS (12 yr olds – Adults) 

Join Pink Slip Cakery for some cookie decorating fun! 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 16.

  • To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230.
  • Cost: $30r/$42nr
  • Location: Cityside Middle School, Room 135
  • Halloween Cookies: Tue, Oct 23, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Thanksgiving Cookies: Tue, Nov 20, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Christmas Cookies: Tue, Dec 11, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Valentine’s Cookies: Tue, Feb 5, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

 

EUCHRE CHALLENGE

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 in a session-long tournament format. Whichever team gets the most points at the end of the session wins the challenge!

  • To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.
  • Fall: Thursdays | Oct 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 15, 29, Dec 6, 13 (skip Nov 8 and 22)
  • Winter: Thursdays | Jan 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7
  • Cost: $28r/$40nr (no singles please)
  • Time: 7pm – 9pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School Library

 

PIE CRUSTS (13 yr olds – Adults)

Who doesn’t love a flaky pie crust? We’ll teach you how to use up some of those extra apples you always have around the house 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.
  • Cost: $17r/$29nr
  • Session 1: Tuesday, October 9 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Session 2: Tuesday, October 16 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School, Room 135

 

SUNFLOWER CAKE (12 yr olds – Adult)

Join Pink Slip Cakery as we create a beautiful buttercream sunflower cake! Learn how to level, fill and frost a cake, then pipe the buttercream flower on the top. Each participant will leave with a fully decorated sunflower cake! Class size is limited to 10 participants.

  • To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230.
  • Cost: $45r/$57nr
  • Date: Tuesday, November 13
  • Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School, Room 135

 

TAEKWONDO EXPERIENCE (8 yr olds – Adults)

A fun and exciting class for individuals considering exploring the world of traditional martial arts. Coordination and body awareness is developed through beginner level Taekwondo techniques and games.

  • To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230.
  • Location: New Heights Fitness (338 W Washington, Zeeland)
  • Cost: $30r/$42nr
  • Day: Wednesdays
  • Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Session I: Sept 12 – Oct 17
  • Session II: Oct 24 – Dec 5 (skip Oct 31)
  • Session III: Jan 9 – Feb 13
  • Session IV: Feb 20 – Mar 27
  • Session V: Apr 10 – May 15

 

THE SCIENCE OF BAKING (12 yr olds – Adults)

Baking isn’t luck or a gift… it is chemistry. In this class, we will cover the essential components of baking (fats, sugars, eggs, flours and leavening agents), how ingredients interact with each other and why baking is a science. We will finish the class by bringing everything learned full circle to make a recipe of brownies! Class size is limited to 16.

  • To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.
  • Cost: $30r/$42nr
  • Date: Tuesday, September 18
  • Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School, Room 135

 

VALENTINE BOUQUET CLASS (12 yr olds – Adults)

Create a beautiful cupcake bouquet for your Valentine! Learn the basics of American buttercream and the ins and outs of piping flowers onto cupcakes. We will focus on piping roses, along with other filler flowers. Each participant will leave with a fully assembled cupcake bouquet. Class size is limited to 16.

  • To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230.
  • Cost: $30r/$42nr
  • Date: Tuesday, February 12
  • Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School, Room 135

 

WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE (13 yr olds – Adults)

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 (616) 748-3230.
  • Cost: $75r/$87nr
  • Day: Mondays
  • Time: 6pm – 7:30pm
  • Location: New Heights Fitness (338 W Washington in Zeeland)
  • Session 1: Sept 10, 17, 24, Oct 1
  • Session 2: Oct 22, 29, Nov 5, 12
  • Session 3: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Session 4: Feb 18, 25, Mar 4, 11
  • Session 5: Apr 8, 15, 22, 29

 

SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMS

 

ADULT GOLF LESSONS

2019 Dates TBD
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 opens in February, 2019.

 

ADULT WOMEN’S GOLF LESSONS

2019 Dates TBD

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 opens in February, 2019.

 

ADULT NATURE PROGRAM

2019 Dates TBD

Participants will learn about the edible, poisonous and medicinal plants at the wetlands. Bird species will be explored during each session. Bring your own binoculars if desired. A smart phone with the “Merlin Bird ID” app is optional. If inclement weather, this program will be canceled. Directions to Zeeland East Wetlands Pavilion: Park in the Varsity baseball and softball fields parking lot off of 96th Ave just south of the corner of Riley St and 96th Ave. The Zeeland East wetlands pavillion isat the southwest corner of the soccer field nearest that parking lot. Registration opens in February, 2019.

 

CANNING: JAMS & JELLIES

2019 Dates TBD

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, 2019.

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: CAKE POP CLASS

2019 Dates TBD

Cake Pop success is guaranteed! Learn how to mix your dough, roll, dip and decorate adorable 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. Registration opens in February, 2019.

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: COOKIE DECORATING CLASS

2019 Dates TBD

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. Registration opens in February, 2019.

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: CUPCAKE BOUQUET CLASS

2019 Dates TBD

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 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. Registration opens in February, 2019.

 

TAEKWONDO EXPERIENCE (8 yr olds – Adults)

A fun and exciting class for individuals considering exploring the world of traditional martial arts. Coordination and body awareness is developed through beginner level Taekwondo techniques and games. Registration opens on August 21, 2018.

  • Location: New Heights Fitness (338 W Washington, Zeeland)
  • Cost: $30r/$42nr
  • Day: Wednesdays
  • Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Session IV: Feb 20 – Mar 27
  • Session V: Apr 10 – May 15

 

WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE (13 yr olds – Adults)

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 on August 21, 2018. 

  • Cost: $75r/$87nr
  • Day: Mondays
  • Time: 6pm – 7:30pm
  • Location: New Heights Fitness (338 W Washington in Zeeland)
  • Session 4: Feb 18, 25, Mar 4, 11
  • Session 5: Apr 8, 15, 22, 29