Adult Leisure Programs

 

SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMS

 

ADULT GOLF LESSONS

Wednesdays | 6 – 7pm | @ 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 at (616) 748-3230.

  • Session 1: May 9, 16, 23
  • Session 2: July 11, 18, 25
  • Session 3: Sept 5, 12, 19

 

ADULT WOMEN’S GOLF LESSONS

Wed, June 13, 20, 27 | 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. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

ADULT NATURE PROGRAM

June 19 & 21 | 7 – 8pm | @ Zeeland East Wetlands Pavilion | $10, Zeeland Resident | $22, Non-Resident | Instructor: Jennifer Soukhome, ZPS Science Teacher

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. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

CANNING: JAMS & JELLIES

Tue, June 12 | 6:30 – 8:30pm | Creekside MS, Room 104 | $17, Zeeland Resident | $29, 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. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: CAKE POP CLASS

12 yrs + | Tue, Mar 20 | 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 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 at (616) 748-3230.

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: COOKIE DECORATING CLASS

12 yrs + | Tue, Apr 17 | 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 at (616) 748-3230.

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: CUPCAKE BOUQUET CLASS

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

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. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

THE SCIENCE OF BAKING

12 yrs + | Tue, Sept 18 | 6:30-8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident

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 register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

TAEKWONDO EXPERIENCE

8 yr olew – Adults | Wednesdays | 6:30-7:30pm | @ New Heights Fitness | $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 IV: Feb 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Session V: Apr 11, 18, 25, My 2, 9, 16

 

TECHNOLOGY: ADVANCED OFFICE

Tue, March 6 & 13 | 6:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident
Participants will learn to incorporate information from outside sources into word processing documents and techniques such as mail merge, creating templates, integrating images, spreadsheets, databases, and how to print labels and envelopes. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

TECHNOLOGY: INTRODUCTION TO SPREADSHEETS WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL

Tue, Apr 17 & 24 | 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.

 

TECHNOLOGY: INTRODUCTION TO ADVANCED SPREADSHEETS WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL

Tue, May 1 & 8 | 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.

 

TECHNOLOGY: PC CLEAN UP

Tue, March 27 | 6:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $25, Zeeland Resident | $37, Non-Resident
This course will offer basic computer maintenance tips. 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.

 

WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE

13 yrs – Adults | Mondays | 6 – 7:30pm | @ New Heights Fitness | $75, Zeeland Resident | $87, Non-Resident
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. 

  • Session IV: Feb 19, 26, Mar 5, 12 (2018)
  • Session V: Apr 9, 16, 23, 30 (2018)

 

FALL/WINTER PROGRAMS

 

ADULT GOLF LESSONS

Sept, 2018 (Exact Dates TBD) | @ 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 August, 2018.

 

BALLROOM BASICS

Tue | 8:30-9:30pm | @ Zeeland Recreation | $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. Registration opens in August, 2018. 

  • Oct – Nov, 2018 (Dates TBD)
  • Feb – Mar, 2019 (Dates TBD)

 

CANNING: APPLESAUCE

Tue, Oct 2 | 6:30-8:30pm OR 7:30-9:30pm | Cityside MS, Room 135 | $24, Zeeland Resident | $36, 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 at (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! Registration opens in August, 2018. 

  • Session 1: Oct – Dec, 2018 (Exact Dates TBD)
  • Session 2: Jan – Mar, 2019 (Exact Dates TBD)

 

PIE CRUSTS

Oct 9 OR Oct 16 | 6:30-8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $17, Zeeland Resident | $29, 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. Everyone will take home a delicious apple 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 at (616) 748-3230.

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: CAKE POP CLASS

12 yrs + | October, 2018 (Exact Dates/Times TBD) | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 

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. Registration opens in August, 2018.  

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: COOKIE DECORATING CLASS

12 yrs + | Oct, Nov, Dec, 2018 (Exact Dates/Times TBD | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | 

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 August, 2018.  

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: CUPCAKE BOUQUET CLASS

12 yrs + | November, 2018 (Exact Dates/Times TBD) | @ Cityside MS, Room 135

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. Registration opens in August, 2018.  

 

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

5-12 yr olds w/ Adults | December, 2018 (Exact Dates/Times TBD) @ Cityside MS, Room 135 

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. Registration opens in August, 2018.  

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: SANTA CAKE CLASS

12 yrs + | December, 2018 (Exact Date TBD) | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 

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. Registration opens in August, 2018. 

 

TAEKWONDO EXPERIENCE

8 yr olds – Adults | Wednesdays | 6:30-7:30pm | @ New Heights Fitness | $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. Registration opens in August, 2018. 

  • Session I: Sept – Oct, 2018 (Exact Dates TBA)
  • Session II: Oct – Dec, 2018 (Exact Dates TBA)
  • Session III: Jan – Feb, 2019 (Exact Dates TBA)

 

TECHNOLOGY: ADVANCED OFFICE

Nov 2018 & Mar 2019 (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 opens in August, 2018. 

 

TECHNOLOGY: INTRODUCTION TO ACCESS

Feb, 2019 | 6:30-9:30pm | @ 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. Registration opens in August, 2018. 

 

TECHNOLOGY: INTRODUCTION TO SPREADSHEETS WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL

Sept, 2018 & Jan 2019 (Exact Dates TBD) | 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. Registration opens in August, 2018. 

 

TECHNOLOGY: INTRODUCTION TO ADVANCED SPREADSHEETS WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL

Oct, 2018 & Feb, 2019 (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 opens in August, 2018. 

 

TECHNOLOGY: INTRODUCTION TO PHOTO EDITING

Dec, 2018 (Exact Dates TBD) | 6:30-9:30pm | @ 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. Registration opens in August, 2018. 

 

TECHNOLOGY: INTRODUCTION TO POWERPOINT

Nov, 2018 (Exact Dates TBD) | 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. Registration opens in August, 2018. 

 

TECHNOLOGY: INTRODUCTION TO WORD PROCESSING WITH MICROSOFT WORD

Jan, 2019 (Exact Dates TBD) | 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. Registration opens in August, 2018. 

 

TECHNOLOGY: PC CLEAN UP

Oct, 2018 & Mar, 2019 (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 opens in August, 2018. 

 

WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE

13 yrs – Adults | Mondays | 6 – 7:30pm | @ New Heights Fitness | $75, Zeeland Resident | $87, Non-Resident
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 will open in August, 2018. 

  • Session I: Sept, 2018 (Exact Dates TBD)
  • Session II: Oct – Nov, 2018 (Exact Dates TBD)
  • Session III: Jan, 2019 (Exact Dates TBD)