Schodack Central School District

1216 Maple Hill Road, Castleton-on-Hudson, New York 12033
T: (518) 732-2297 • F: (518) 732-7710
Robert Horan, Superintendent

Registration FormContinuing Education Program

The Continuing Education program offers a variety of life-long learning opportunities for Schodack residents. Continuing Education is self-supporting, with no bearing on the district's tax rate.

 

For questions, please contact:
Lisa Smith-Auer, Continuing Education Coordinator
732-2124 ext. 1318
(You may leave a message anytime.)

 

Spring 2015 Classes

 

Health & Fitness

Aerobic Mind, Body & Soul Dance Workout
Instructor: Debi Filkins
Class begins: March 24 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Middle School Gym
Fee: $75

Join us in our aerobic energizing class using dance, core strengthening moves and easy energy activators to enhance your life. Register directly with instructor Debi Filkins at 708-9238.

 

Co-Ed Volleyball
Coordinator: Sue Brewer
Dates: April 12 and runs for 10 Sundays
Time: 6:45 to 8:45 p.m.
Location: High School Gym
Fee: Walk In $5

Join other intermediate players for an evening of fun and competitive volleyball play. This 10-week program offers no instruction, coaching or officiating - warm-ups and games will be self-monitored. Players should play at an intermediate to advanced-intermediate level to participate and must wear kneepads. Class size for this group is extremely limited and early registration is required.

 

Hall Walkers
Dates: Ongoing, every school night through the school year
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Middle School Hallways
Fee: Free, must pre register
Walk in a safe, warm place - Maple Hill Middle School! You can walk when you wish, at a pace that is comfortable for you. Walkers will be issued a special visitor’s badge to wear while in the building.

 

Insanity® Workout
Coordinator: Kathleen Johnson
Class begins: April 15 and runs for six Wednesdays
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Castleton Elementary School Auditorium
Fee: $45; High School and College Students: $30; Walk-In: $10

INSANITY® is a cardio class, based on high intensity interval training. This class will make the most of your time with athletic/plyometric drills, mixed with intervals of strength, power and resistance and core training. All levels welcome. Modifications will be provided, including low impact versions. Kathleen Johnson is a district resident and mother of two boys. As a Beachbody coach and her love of fitness, she provides motivation to people looking to achieve their fitness goals. A yoga mat is recommended for exercises done on the floor.

 

Over 30 Basketball
Coordinator: Scott Stockman
Dates: Ongoing, runs every Monday and Wednesday that the district is open
Time: 7:00 to 8:45 p.m.
Location: Middle School Gym
Fee: call for amount

Enjoy full court basketball league for fun and exercise. Class size for this group is extremely limited and early registration is encouraged.

 

Pilates
Pilates classInstructor: Patricia McCarthy
Dates: April 14 and runs for eight Tuesdays
Time: 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Middle School Library
Fee: $60

Pilates is a system of abdominal core strengthening. Pilates has both a yoga aspect and core conditioning to target your fitness experience as well as shape and tone. The instructor, Patricia McCarthy, is a Licensed Massage Therapist who has taught yoga, Pilates and other active adult fitness movement courses.

 

Spin Bike RoomYMCA Spin Bike - Monday Nights
Instructor: Sondra Tucker, certified YMCA instructor
Dates: April 13 and runs for eight Mondays
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Middle School Spin Bike Room
Fee: $60

Spinning is an indoor group exercise cycling class. You will Spin to motivating music as the instructor takes you on the ride of your life. It will challenge and strengthen your cardiovascular system to the fullest extent. Be prepared to work up a sweat in this class!

 

YMCA Spin Bike - Wednesday Nights
Instructor: Sondra Tucker, certified YMCA instructor
Dates: April 15 and runs for eight Wednesdays
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Middle School Spin Bike Room
Fee: $60

Spinning is an indoor group exercise cycling class. You will Spin to motivating music as the instructor takes you on the ride of your life. It will challenge and strengthen your cardiovascular system to the fullest extent. Be prepared to work up a sweat in this class!

 

Yoga I
YogaInstructor: Ellen Sadowski
Dates: April 14 and runs for eight Tuesdays
Time: 7:00 to 8:15 p.m.
Location: Castleton Elementary School Auditorium
Fee: $60

Yoga I is for beginners who are looking for an introduction to yoga or people with experience who prefer a slower, gentler class. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. Ellen Sadowski is a White Lotus-certified Hatha yoga teacher.

 

Yoga II
Instructor: Ellen Sadowski
Dates: April 16 and runs for eight Thursdays
Time: 7:00 to 8:15 p.m.
Location: Castleton Elementary School Auditorium
Fee: $60

Yoga II combines a range of postures from gentle to challenging. This class is designed to help you create a practice of stretches that strengthen the body and calm the mind. Students who want to further develop the style and pace that Ellen uses in her yoga classes should sign up for this class. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. Ellen Sadowski is a White Lotus-certified Hatha yoga teacher.

 

Registration

Registration must be made in advance for all courses, even those that are free. Registrations will only be accepted with full payment of all course fees. Registration is open to all residents of the Schodack Central School District. Nonresidents may enroll in courses only if space is available. All materials fees are the responsibility of the participant.

 

Register By Mail

Complete the registration form and a check made out to Schodack Central School District and mail both to:

 

Continuing Education Coordinator
Schodack Central School District
1216 Maple Hill Road
Castleton-on-Hudson, NY 12033

 

Register In Person

Complete the registration form and bring it to the District Office (on the right side of the High School) weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Registrations will also be accepted in person at the first class of each course. In person payments maybe either be in check or exact-amount cash.

 

Refunds

Registration in a class represents a commitment and instructors are hired on the basis of the number of people registered, therefore, we are sorry, but no refunds will be made unless the class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment or the class is filled to maximum capacity.

 

Each class must meet a minimum enrollment. If a course is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, or over-enrolled, you will be notified by phone and/or mail and receive a full refund. The refund will be mailed to you in check form and may take several weeks to process.

 

School Closings

Continuing Education classes do not meet when school is closed.

 

Weather/Emergencies

Classes may be canceled due to weather or other emergencies. If the district closes the school, Continuing Education classes are also canceled. Every effort will be made by the class instructors and the Continuing Education Coordinator to contact all registered participants.

 

Suggest a Continuing Education Course or Become a Continuing Education Instructor

Do you have a talent, interest or skill that you could share with the community? We are always looking for new course ideas and instructors! If you are interested, please contact Lisa Smith-Auer, Continuing Education Coordinator, at
732-2124 ext. 1318 for more information.