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  • 4th/5th Grade FALL Volleyball

    Get an early start in this competitive and fun sport! Learn the skills to pass, set, serve and hit. We will play in a Saturday league with area communities. Parents must provide transportation on Saturdays. A complete schedule will be available after practices begin. Required equipment: athletic shoes, kneepads and water bottle. 
  • 8-14 months

    I usually snuggle on mom or dad’s lap during class, but lots of other babies explore the toy-filled room. I’m learning to play and share with others. The parents are making friends and learning about how to do a great job raising me. Mom told me it is nice to have “support”. Sometimes I even come to class sleeping but you know what? I always wake up for the bang-bang song. That, and the gigantic, colorful parachute, are my favorite. “Spot” is our class mascot and he pops out of a box and makes me laugh. Last week, my teacher painted my hand and mom put feathers around it to make a turkey. Mom said she’s going to put it in my baby book. Non-separating: Parents stay with babies the entire class.A typical ECFE Class includes… Parent-Child Activity Time: time for families to explore a classroom filled with developmentally appropriate play and learning activities planned by a licensed early childhood teacher. Parent-Child Circle Time: time for parents to help their children with their first experiences in a large group activity at school. ECFE teachers are famous for the fun and creative ways they encourage language, music and your imagination. Parent Discussion Time: time for parents to meet with a licensed parent educator to share support, experiences and information about child development and parenting techniques. Children’s Activity Time: time for children to learn with the licensed early childhood teachers/staff and practice social skills as they interact with each other. Sibling Care: You must pre-register and pre-pay for sibling care for parent-child classes.
  • A Swedish Christmas

    Enjoy a day at the American Swedish Institute. Take a guided tour of The Turnblad Mansion decorated for the holiday season. Step back in time and experience the exquisite 33-room mansion. Learn about the fascinating Turnblad family, the art and architecture of the mansion and the history of early Minneapolis. Have a traditional Swedish lunch of meatballs, gravy, potatoes, rye bread, beet salad, cucumber salad, dessert and a beverage. Browse the Bokhandel Gift Shop. Arrive and shop at Ingebretsen’s Scandinavian Gifts & Foods offering authentic Scandinavian products. Registration deadline: October 14 Pickup & Dropoff: Lee Carlson Baseball Field Parking Lot (on N. Old Crystal Bay Rd. on the Orono Schools campus) No refunds will be given within 7 days of the trip date.
  • ACT College Examination Preparatory Course

    The purpose of this course is to prepare students to take the ACT. Instruction for all areas tested will be provided with focal points on diagnostic testing, science reasoning, math review and strategies, reading comprehension improvement, English strategies, writing essays, overcoming test anxiety and time management. Please bring notebook paper, pencils, calculator and a small 3-ring binder or folder to class. Students may repeat the course as often as they desire for NO ADDITIONAL COST. For more information, call Advantage Education Programs at 612-222-5108.
  • Acupuncture & Cupping 101

    You’ve been hearing a lot about acupuncture and cupping in the news lately, but you likely have many questions about it. Acupuncture involves the utilization of tiny needles, which can be incredibly effective in providing relief to a whole host of issues. Acupuncture is also a big part of traditional Chinese medicine. Most people know very little about this scientifically-proven ancient medical practice that dates back 5,000 years! That’s why we’re diving into acupuncture, what it is, what it’s used for and what are the many different ways it can help you. There will be demos of acupuncture and cupping. You will also learn easy-to-use acupressure points for self-healing at home.
  • Adult Ballet

    A classical ballet class designed for all levels. Improve posture and create long lean muscles with ballet training. Experience the beauty of ballet! Learn proper technique with barre work, stretching and combinations. Wear fitted clothing and bring ballet shoes to class.
  • Adult Basketball Open Gym

    Bring your own basketball. $5 per person. No fee for those with an Orono Activities Center membership. Players must check in and pay at the Activities Center front desk. No children for safety reasons.
  • Adult Enrichment

    Creative arts, fitness, health & wellness, cooking, special interest and more!
  • Adult Pickleball Open Gym

    Two courts available for play. $5 per person at the door. No fee for those with an Orono Activities Center Membership. No need to register online. Bring your paddle. Balls and extra paddles provided if needed.
  • Adult Pickleball Open Gym

    Two courts available for play. $5 per person paid at the Orono Activities Center front desk. No fee for those with an Activities Center membership. Bring your paddle. Balls and extra paddles provided.
  • Adult Volleyball Open Gym

    Two courts of play. Co-ed teams formed each night. $5 per person at the door. No fee for those with an Orono Activities Center membership. No children for safety reasons.
  • Aqua Exercise

    Low to medium impact exercises performed in shallow water. Workouts include cardiovascular and muscle toning exercises that are easy on your joints, but still work your heart and major muscle groups. No swimming skills necessary to join. Dates: September 4 - December 30 (Pool closed November 29 & December 25) Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 6:30 - 7:30 am Open to adults and students over 17 years of age.Fitness cards may be purchased at the pool or online. Valid for one year and good for Lap Swim, Aqua Exercise and Master Swim! Adult Prices: 4 month Unlimited (September - December): $13020 Punches: $95 10 Punches: $50 5 Punches: $25 Per Visit: $6Senior Prices:4 month Unlimited (September - December): $11520 Punches: $70 10 Punches: $40 5 Punches: $20 Per Visit: $5 Pick up a monthly pool calendar from the literature rack outside the Community Education Office or look online at www.orono.k12.mn.us and look under Community Education. The pool schedule is subject to change.
  • Aqua Exercise

    Low to medium impact exercises performed in shallow water. Workouts include cardiovascular and muscle toning exercises that are easy on your joints, but still work your heart and major muscle groups. No swimming skills necessary to join. Dates: June 3 - August 30 (Pool closed July 5, August 5, 7 & 9) Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 6:30 - 7:30 am Open to adults and students over 17 years of age.Fitness cards may be purchased at the pool or online. Valid for one year and good for Lap Swim, Aqua Exercise and Master Swim! Adult Prices: 4 month Unlimited (May - August): $112 20 Punches: $85 10 Punches: $45 5 Punches: $25 Per Visit: $6Senior Prices:4 month Unlimited (May - August): $9720 Punches: $65 10 Punches: $35 5 Punches: $20 Per Visit: $5 Pick up a monthly pool calendar from the literature rack outside the Community Education Office or look online at www.orono.k12.mn.us and look under Community Education. The pool schedule is subject to change.
  • Aquatics

    Swimming lessons, open swim, aquatic fitness programs, Metro Marlins swim team & more!
  • Art Studio

    Explore your artistic side and have fun in this exciting class where you’ll use all sorts of materials and learn tricks to make art magic. We’ll draw, collage, sculpt and paint while using different art mediums like canvas and watercolor paper. Make room at home to display your masterpieces!
  • BARRE Fitness

    BARRE Fitness is a total body conditioning program that blends classical ballet exercises with Pilates, yoga and strength movements. Burn fat and increase lean muscle mass with this low-impact form of exercise. We will use the ballet barre as well as center work to perform a variety of exercises to target multiple muscles with each movement. This class will provide results quickly, improving muscular strength and stability, endurance, flexibility and balance. Please bring 2-3 lb dumbbells and a mat to class.
  • Ballet, Tap & Jazz

    A combo class consisting of three styles of dance! Learn the foundation for all styles of dance with ballet training. Tap will focus on following rhythm through quick foot movement. Jazz includes a blend of isolations, funk-style movements and hip hop moves. Students will perform for family and friends for the last 10 minutes of the last class. Ballet and tap shoes are required, jazz shoes are optional. 
  • Basic Dog Obedience

    A basic obedience class for dogs 8 months of age and older. This training class offers an introduction to controlled leash walking, sit, down, wait at doorways, come when called and introduction of “Go to Mat.” Commands are taught in a fun, pet-friendly manner and gently enforced to ensure reliable performance. Dogs must be current on Distemper, Parvovirus, Bordetella and Rabies vaccines.
  • Beginner Stained Glass Window

    Create a beautiful stained glass window approximately 8”x10” in size. This class is for both beginner and experienced stained glass participants! The copper foil technique will be taught, from cutting to assembly. The first night focuses on choosing a pattern (calla lily or sailboat) and discussing colors of glass, equipment and layout. Glass is purchased directly from the instructor at class (approx. $25-$50). Tool kits are provided. This class includes one Saturday morning Open Studio visit.
  • Beginner Yoga

    Come get your “Om” on! This will be a safe introduction to poses and moves for those new to yoga. We will concentrate on proper technique and safe positioning while adding flow and movement to our moves. Yoga strengthens, stretches and improves balance all at once. This class is geared toward beginners, but anyone looking for a purposeful yoga experience can join.