Schodack Central School District

1477 South Schodack Road, Castleton-on-Hudson, New York 12033
T: (518) 732-2297 • F: (518) 732-7710
Jason Chevrier, Superintendent

Registration FormContinuing Education

Schodack CSD's Continuing Education programs encourage lifelong active, reflective, and creative learners in our community. The program is self-supporting with no impact on district taxes.

 

For questions, please contact:
Lisa Smith-Auer, Continuing Education Coordinator
(518) 732-4982
(You may leave a message anytime.)

 

Spring 2017 Classes

(Printable schedule available here)

 

Driving Classes

Five-Hour Pre-Licensing with the Mackay Driving School
Classes: To Be Determined
Time: 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Maple Hill High School Room 257
Fee: $50
Registration form available here

This course is required by New York State Department of Motor Vehicles for any individual seeking to take a NYS Road Test. The course covers the state-required curriculum. Students must possess a NYS Learner's Permit in order to take this course. Registered individuals will receive a MV-278 certificate at the end to sign up for your road test (valid for one year).

 

Health & Fitness

Debiís Aerobic Dance & Energy Activating Class
Instructor: Debi Filkins
Class begins: Apr. 24 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Time: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.
Location: Maple Hill Middle School Gym
Fee: $75

Enjoy dance and energy activating techniques for your heart, health and happiness. On Tuesdays, this class overlaps with Debi’s Stretch class. Register directly with instructor Debi Filkins at (518) 708-9238.

 

Co-Ed Volleyball
Coordinator: Anthony Moak
Class begins: Ongoing
Time: 6:45 to 8:45 p.m.
Location: Maple Hill 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 9:00 p.m.
Location: Maple Hill 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
Instructor: Kathleen Johnson
Class begins: Apr. 26, 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
Class begins: Ongoing ( runs every Monday and Wednesday that the district is open)
Time: 7:00 to 8:45 p.m.
Location: Maple Hill Middle School Gym
Fee: $50 for half year

Enjoy a full-court basketball league for fun and exercise. Enrollment is limited for this group and early registration is encouraged. Please call the Continuing Education Coordinator for details.

 

Pilates
Pilates classInstructor: Patricia McCarthy
Class begins: Apr. 25, runs for six Tuesdays
Time: 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.
Location: Maple Hill Middle School Library
Fee: $45

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. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat to class.

 

Spin Bike RoomYMCA Spin Bike - Monday Nights
Instructor: Kim Doran, certified YMCA instructor
Class begins: Apr. 24, runs for six Mondays
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Maple Hill Middle School Spin Bike Room
Fee: $45

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: Kim Doran, certified YMCA instructor
Class begins: Apr. 26, runs for six Wednesdays
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Maple Hill Middle School Spin Bike Room
Fee: $45

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 for Beginner Level
YogaInstructor: Becky Raymond, YMCA Certified Instructor
Class begins: Apr. 25, runs for six Tuesdays
Time: 7:00 to 8:15 p.m.
Location: Castleton Elementary School Auditorium
Fee: $45

Yoga for Beginner Level is for individuals 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.

 

Yoga for Intermediate Level
Instructor: Michele Baynes, YMCA Certified Instructor
Class begins: Apr. 27, runs for six Thursdays
Time: 7:00 to 8:15 p.m.
Location: Castleton Elementary School Auditorium
Fee: $45

Yoga for Intermediate Level 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 rejuvenate the soul. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat.

 

Hobbies & Interests

Demystify Your DSLR Camera - NEW for Adults and High School students!
Instructor: Kim Clune
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Maple Hill Middle School Library
Fee: $70 per course
Dates: May 11, 18 & 25

Have you taken your DSLR camera off automatic yet? No? Now is the time! Get acquainted with manually adjusting your aperture, shutter speed and ISO for the ultimate creative control. You'll discover how depth of field separates your subject from the background for lovely portraits, how to capture crisp, clear landscapes and to maximize your sensor's capability to gather light. You'll improve your images exponentially and learn to play in ways your camera can't compute on its own!

 

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
1477 South Schodack Road
Castleton-on-Hudson, NY 12033

 

Register In Person

Complete the registration form and bring it to the District Office at 1477 South Schodack Road 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 canceled due to insufficient enrollment or the class is filled to maximum capacity.

 

Each class must meet a minimum enrollment. If a course is canceled 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
(518) 732-4982 for more information.