Saturday, June 24, 2017
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Community Programs are Open to the Public

The schedule of community programs changes each semester. Not all courses are offered every session. Please find the up-to-date schedule online.

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Online Registration

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QUESTIONS ABOUT COMMUNITY PROGRAMS?
Contact Mary Mires
mmires@umd.edu
301-226-4409

REGISTER IN PERSON
At the Eppley Recreation Center Member Services desk.

Adult CPR/AED 1 session
Learn the knowledge and basic skills necessary to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.  This class includes training in the use of an Automated External Defibrillator for adult victims of sudden cardiac arrest.  

Infant and Pediatric CPR/AED 1 session
If you have loved ones that are still in the early years, and would like to have the necessary skills to help ensure their ongoing safety, learn the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies. This class will teach the basic skills needed to provide care in infants and children until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.

Standard First Aid 1 session    
Gain the knowledge and learn the skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for injury and sudden illnesses in adults, children and infants until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. This class includes training in the use of an Automated External Defibrillator for adult victims of sudden cardiac arrest and CPR for adults. Due to the extended nature of this class, please bring snacks and water for consumption during breaks.

CPR for Professional  Rescuers 2 sessions    
From assessing needs and making decisions to providing care, this program provides the skills you need through discussion, video and hands-on training based on real-life rescue scenarios. Course covers adults, children and infants.
Lifeguard Training 8 sessions
Learn the skills and knowledge needed to keep patrons safe in and around aquatic facilities. After successful completion of this course, you will receive American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification. Participants must be at least 15 years of age. Prerequisite for course: Swim 300 yards continuously (Breaststroke/Freestyle) and retrieval of a brick from 9 feet of water.   
    
Water Safety Instructor 10 sessions
Do you want to teach swimming lessons and water safety courses? This class trains candidates to teach American Red Cross Water Safety Courses.  Candidates must pass a pre-course skills test on the first night of class. This course includes American Red Cross Fundamentals of Instructor Training. Participants must be at least 16 years of age to receive certification.
            
Lifeguard Instructor 10 sessions
This class trains candidates to teach American Red Cross Lifeguard courses.
Candidates must be a current lifeguard and pass a pre-course skills test on the first night of class in addition to an online pre-course exam. Participants must be at least 17 years of age to receive certification.

Pool Operators Course 4 sessions
This basic course covers water chemistry, filtration and recirculation; state and local regulations; and pool safety and water testing and will help you prepare to sit for a local or state certification exam.

Lifeguard & CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Review 1 session

For currently certified Red Cross CPR/AED professional rescuers or CPR/AED professional rescuers whose certification has expired within the last 30 days. This course will review how to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies and re-familiarizes participants with the use of an Automated External Defibrillator. Upon successful completion participants will receive American Red Cross CPR/AED for the professional rescuer certification (valid for 2 years).

Beginning I Tennis Lessons 6 sessions
Learn the basic skills necessary to play tennis with USA Tennis 1-2-3. Level I is an accelerated course that gives the players the skills, confidence, and knowledge to begin playing. Skills taught included forehand groundstroke, serve and volley, and backhand groundstroke.

Beginning II Tennis Lessons 6 sessions
Build on the skills taught in Level 1 and learn how to comfortably play a game of tennis. USA Tennis 1-2-3 Level II consists of six sessions of supervised play. New skills are introduced as the basic strokes are reviewed and refined. Students participate in modified match play.

Intermediate Tennis Lessons 6 sessions
Match play and game situations are emphasized in this class. Players must have mastered skills equivalent to those taught in Beginning Tennis II and are required to sustain a volley. Rules of game-set-match play will be covered in detail. Instructors may opt to add skills and written tests as part of this class.

Advanced Tennis Lessons 6 sessions
For the more experienced and advanced players who wish to improve their skills.  This will be a fast-paced class that works to improve individual tennis skills, while mastering the finer points and finesse of a more developed game.

Doubles Tennis 6 sessions
Doubles tennis is a great way to get in shape, have fun and bond with others at the same time. Though it can be played competitively, most people play doubles tennis for fun and choose friends as their partners and opponents. “Mixed doubles” partners a man and a woman on each team, making for a great couples activity. Get started on the road to learning how the game of doubles is managed and played.

Beginning Tennis for Children and Youth  6 sessions

Kids will learn the basic skills necessary to begin playing tennis with USA Tennis 1-2-3. Skills taught include forehand groundstroke, serve and volley, and backhand groundstroke.  All of our youth instructors have undergone a criminal background investigation and are American Red Cross Safety Certified!

Private and Semi-Private Tennis Lessons
Private Tennis Lessons are an excellent way to learn new skills or improve on your current ones.

You will be contacted directly by the instructor to set up convenient lesson times. All lessons are 45 minutes in length and can be purchased individually or in packages of 6 or 12. Participants will be charged for cancellations that are not made at least 24 hours in advance. Private Tennis lessons are non-transferable, non-refundable, and expire 6 months from the date of purchase.
If you have a pair or small group wishing to participate in semi-private tennis lessons please contact Mary Mires at mmires@umd.edu.

   


TRANSFERS

If you have registered for a class, but would like to transfer to a different section of the same class or to a different class, please contact the Assistant Director for Community Programs at mmires@umd.edu

CANCELATIONS & REFUND REQUESTS

  • Regular Classes: Refunds will only be considered for regular classes if submitted in writing a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the first class meeting date. 
  • Blended Learning class refund requests must be submitted in writing a minimum of 10 business days in advance of the first class meeting date to be considered.
  • Refund determinations are made on a case by case basis.
  • All refund requests must be submitted in writing to the Assistant Director for Community Programs at mmires@umd.edu
General Guidelines for Refunds 
    1. Refund requests originated by the participant are subject to a minimum $10.00 processing fee (4 or fewer business days in advance of the class start date)
    2. Refund requests submitted after the first class has met are subject to a 50% reduction 
    3. Refund requests submitted after the class has met two or more times are not eligible for a refund
    4. In the event of a documented medical condition, you may be eligible for a pro-rated refund