Spring 2021 Line-Up
March | April | May
(Online Only Addition)
REGISTRATION BEGINS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2021.
Register at the Meeker Recreation Center or by calling the front desk.
Life Skills 101
Whether you want to learn how to change a tire, balance a budget, fill out a job application, or prepare for an interview, Life Skills 101 is for you! This series of classes is designed to increase knowledge and skills necessary for everyday living and emphasizes goal-setting, decision making, problem solving, communication, and healthy lifestyles. Each week features a new lesson. Masks required.
Week 1(3/4): Time Management
Week 2 (3/11): Resumes
Week 3 (3/18: Job Applications/Interviews
Week 4 (4/1): Budget/Finances
Week 5 (4/8): Taxes
Week 6 (4/15): Car Maintenance
Week 7 (4/22): Computer Skills
March 4-April 22
No class March 25.
MRC MP Room
$5 per session
Week 1: February 25 Week 5: April 1
Week 2: March 4 Week 6: April 8
Week 3: March 11 Week 7: April 15
Week 4: March 25
Learn safe and responsible firearm handling. Persons born after January 1, 1949 applying for a hunting license in Colorado must have a hunter safety card which can be obtained by passing this class. In addition to successful completion of the written test, full participation in all three days is required, including safe gun handling and shooting techniques as demonstrated by each participant at a shooting range on Sunday afternoon. Optional Saturday lunch (pizza, veggies, dessert, and a drink) can be purchased by February 26 for $6.00. A MRC van will be available for transportation to the shooting range for a limited number of participants, if needed. Masks required.
When & Where
March 5-March 7
Friday, March 5: 6:00pm-8:00pm at 4-H Building
Saturday, March 6: 8:00am-5:00pm at 4-H Building
Sunday, March 7: 8:00am-Noon at 4-H Building
1:00pm-4:00pm at a shooting range
(class is taught at a 6th grade level and participants must be able to take a written test without assistance)
(optional Saturday lunch provided for additional $6)
Final: February 26
Red Cross Certified Babysitter's Training Course - CANCELLED
The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training Course is to provide those planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants develop leadership skills, learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves safe, help children behave, and learn about basic child care and first aid. This training is designed for youths ages 11-16. The cost of the class includes a manual and key chain mask and glove kit. Masks required.
April 16-April 17
11-16 Years Old
MRC MP Room
Early Bird: $49
Full Cost: $53
Early Bird: April 2
Final: April 9
This dog and people-friendly class will provide beginning-level dog obedience. Coursework includes relationship building, basic commands, leash manners, hand signals, games, tricks, and effective solutions for problem behaviors. Participants must complete a dog behavioral questionnaire and submit vaccine records (rabies, distemper, and bordetella) at time of registration. Instruction may take place outside; dress accordingly. One dog per person. This program is a contracted service, therefore it is non-refundable.
• Dogs must be on a leash at all times during the class.
• Dogs must be friendly towards other dogs, children, and adults.
• Dogs must never have shown aggression.
• Female dogs must not be in heat.
• No wolf hybrids allowed.
April 20-May 25
People 16 & Older
Dogs 6 Months & Older
Full Cost: $72
This program is a contracted service, therefore it is non-refundable.
Final: April 13
Red Cross Certified Lifeguarding Course
This class provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. An American Red Cross Learning Center course link and digital manual will be provided. Eight hours of online coursework must be successfully completed prior to April 30th.
Must pass a pre-course swimming skills test. Call the Aquatics Division before April 20th to schedule.
Pre Course Skills: Swim 300 yards continuously. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Complete a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds starting in the water, swimming 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to the starting point, exit the water without using steps or a ladder.
April 30-May 2
15 & Older
MRC MP Room
& MRC Pool
Early Bird: $145
Full Cost: $160
Early Bird: April 16
Final: April 23
Private Swim Lessons
Our certified instructors are available to teach all skill levels. Call Jamie Bumguardner to schedule a private lesson
Varies by instructor availability
Private (one student): $90 for five 30-minute lessons
Semi-Private (2-3 students): $110 for five 30-minute lessons
Class size determined by swimmer skill level.