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. 

970-878-3403

Community Events

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

When

March 4-April 22

Thursdays

6:00pm-7:00pm

No class March 25.

Who

13+

Where

MRC MP Room

Cost

$5 per session

Deadlines

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

Hunter Education

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

Who

All Ages

(class is taught at a 6th grade level and participants must be able to take a written test without assistance)

Cost

$10

(optional Saturday lunch provided for additional $6)

Deadlines

Final: February 26

Red Cross Certified Babysitter's Training Course

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.

When

April 16-April 17

Friday-Saturday

Noon-4:00pm

Who

11-16 Years Old

Where

MRC MP Room

Cost

Early Bird: $49

Full Cost: $53

Deadlines

Early Bird: April 2

Final: April 9

Perfect Pooch

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. 

Dog Behavioral Questionnaire

Guidelines:
• 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. 

When

April 20-May 25

Tuesdays

6:00pm-7:00pm

Who

People 16 & Older

Dogs 6 Months & Older

Where

RBC Fairgrounds

Cost

Full Cost: $72

This program is a contracted service, therefore it is non-refundable. 

Deadlines

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.

When

April 30-May 2

Friday-Sunday

  •  Friday: Noon-6:00pm

  •  Saturday/Sunday: 8:00am-6:00pm

Who

15 & Older

Where

MRC MP Room

& MRC Pool

Cost

Early Bird: $145

Full Cost: $160

Deadlines

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
at 970-878-7434.

When

Varies by instructor availability

Who

All Ages

Where

MRC Pool

Cost

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.

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