WL Community Ed- Back to School!

September, 2022

WL Community Ed is very excited to be offering a variety of recreation and enrichment opportunities for children and adults this fall! Use the Follow button at the bottom or Click Here to subscribe to our newsletter and receive monthly updates for our upcoming programs.


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After-School Adventures

  • Musical Theatre Workshop
  • TGA Junior Golf
  • The Power of Drawing
  • Twirl with Twirl-'s

Youth Recreation & Enrichment

  • Basketball League
  • Tennis the Wahlstrom Way
  • Play with a Purpose
  • Guitar Club
  • Thursday Night Baton

Adult Recreation & Enrichment

  • Zumba Gold
  • Tai Chi
  • Songwriters' Music Workshop
  • Drop-In Volleyball

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After-School Adventures

After-School Adventures classes are offered at four elementary schools each session.

Classes start immediately after school (4:00pm) and last 1 hour, ending at 5:00pm.

(Fall, Winter and Spring)


Fall 2022 - Commerce - Dublin - Pleasant Lake - Wixom

Winter 2023 - Glengary - Guest - Keith - Loon Lake

Spring 2023 - Oakley Park - Walled Lake - Meadowbrook - Hickory Woods

Musical Theatre Workshop

As students work on an abridged version of the script, “SING!”, they will learn musical theatre, acting, singing, dance and more! Students will have a blast playing theatre games, becoming characters and singing and dancing to the songs in our script. The session will end with a performance where parents, friends and family can come see what the students have learned with Sunset Theatre Company! Students will have a great time and leave with a brand new sense of self confidence and teamwork! Excellent for all kids! All levels welcome! Min 7/Max 20, Sessions: 10


AF2210-CE: Commerce, Monday, 9/19-12/5

AF2211-WE: Wixom, Tuesday, 9/27-12/6

AF2212-PLE: Pleasant Lake, Wednesday, 9/21-12/7

AF2213-DE: Dublin, Thursday, 9/22-12/15

Age: 6-10

Price: $160

TGA Junior Golf

TGA makes it convenient and fun for your child to learn to play golf right in the school gym! Our curriculums were specifically designed by industry leading golf professionals and education specialists. Students will experience a mix of golf instruction, rules and etiquette lessons, character development lessons, and physical activity as they advance through the five-level program. All equipment provided. First time students receive a hat and handbook. Min 6/Max 18, Sessions: 6


AF2220-PLE: Pleasant Lake, Monday, 10/3-11/21

AF2221-CE: Commerce, Tuesday, 9/27-11/1

AF2222-WE: Wixom, Wednesday, 9/28-11/16

Age: 5-10

Price: $139

The Power of Drawing

Experience the colorful magic of Fall and Winter in the Young Rembrandts classroom! We will kick off this session with an interesting Iguana, a video game favorite Pixel Block Character and the geometrical world of architecture as we draw the Notre Dame Cathedral. Later in the session, students will immerse themselves in the seasonal spirit as they learn still life technique of pumpkins, draw a detailed Scarecrow, and draw a silly but challenging Patterned Bat. Finally, get ready for winter as we turn out a very ‘sweet’ drawing of a gingerbread house. We’ll draw these (and many more exciting lessons!) while we improve creative and critical thinking skills today’s students need. Don’t wait…. sign up now! Min 6/Max 12, Sessions: 4


AF2230-WE: Wixom, Monday, 9/19-10/17

AF2232-PLE: Pleasant Lake, Tuesday, 9/27-10/18

AF2234-DE: Dublin, Wednesday, 9/21-10/19

AF2236-CE: Commerce, Thursday, 9/22-10/13

Age: 6-10

Price: $68

Twirl with Twirl-M's

Join Twirl-M’s Baton for after-school fun! You’ll explore baton twirling tricks, marching, and parade twirling, as well as pom pon to fun music. Batons and poms will be provided for your use so nothing is needed except some comfy clothes and tennis shoes! Meet Miss Rhonda for an hour of fun twirling! Min 6/Max 10, Sessions: 4


AF2200-DE: Dublin, Monday, 10/3-11/7

AF2201-CE: Commerce, Monday, 11/28-12/19

Age: 5-10

Price: $60

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Youth Recreation & Enrichment

Basketball Leagues

Little Ballers - 1st & 2nd Grade Co-Ed

Eight weekly practices (6:30pm-7:30pm) and games (8’ Baskets). Teams will practice one night per week with games on Saturdays. The first three Saturdays will consist of a one-hour clinic run by Tom Negoshian, Youth Basketball Instructor and our volunteer coaches. The last five Saturdays will consist of one-hour games. Games begin on Saturday, November 5th @ Sarah Banks MS (end Saturday, December 10th).


When: Saturday, 10/15-12/10

Where: Sarah Banks Middle School

Fee: $165

Late Fee (9/10): $185

Little Ballers

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Future Hoopers - 3rd & 4th Grade Co-Ed

Eight weekly practices (6:30pm-8:00pm) and games (9’ Baskets). Teams will practice one night per week with games on Saturdays. The first Saturday will consist of a one-hour clinic run by Tom Negoshian, Youth Basketball Instructor and our volunteer coaches. The last seven Saturdays will consist of one-hour games. Saturday, October 29th @ Clifford Smart MS (end Saturday, December 10th).


When: Saturday, 10/15-12/10

Where: Clifford Smart Middle School

Fee: $165

Late Fee (9/10): $185

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House League - 5th & 6th Grade

Eight weekly practices (6:30pm-8:30pm) and games (10’ Baskets). Teams will practice one night per week with games on Saturdays. Practices may begin the week of October 10th. Games begin on Saturday, October 15th (end on Saturday, December 10th).


When: Saturday, 10/15-12/10

House BOYS: Sarah Banks Middle School

House GIRLS: Clifford Smart Middle School

Fee: $165

Late Fee (9/10): $185

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House GIRLS

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Tennis the Wahlstrom Way

Join Walled Lake Community Education and Walled Lake Northern Tennis Coach Billy Kelly for an exciting way to learn and play tennis the "Coach Wahlstrom Way"! Students will be taught ground strokes, volleys, intro to serve, hot to play games and keep score. Coach Kelly brings years of teaching and playing experience to the courts. Students must provide their own tennis racquet. Make up days allowed. Sessions: 8


When: Tuesdays, 9/20-11/15

Where: Commerce Elementary

F22408: Ages 5-10, 6:30pm-7:30pm

F22408B: Ages 11-15, 7:30pm-8:30pm

Price: $138

Play with a Purpose

Children ages 3 to 4 years old are invited to join this inclusive preschool classroom which is co-taught by an Early Childhood Teacher and Speech Language Pathologist. Children will engage in music, story time, art projects, and more! The children will learn how to follow the routines of a classroom, learn age appropriate academic skills, work on various fine motor and gross motor skills, and have opportunities to socially interact with their peers! Sessions: 70


When: Monday & Wednesday, 9/7-6/12, 10:15am-11:30am

Where: Early Childhood Center

Age: 3-4

Price: $350

Guitar Club

These exciting music programs provide the opportunity for guitar players to study chords, learn scales and read musical notation. Learn to play your favorite songs too! Guitar club is presented in a positive and enjoyable learning environment by award winning instructor and educational writer Wayne Mrdjenovich, owner of The Oakland Guitar Studio - “Celebrating over 30 years of Music Education!” Bring your own guitar. Sessions: 5


F22400: Thursday, 9/15-10/13, 6:30pm-7:30pm

F22401: Saturday, 9/17-10/15, 1:00pm-2:00pm

Where: Geisler Middle School

Ages: 7-17

Price: $159

Guitar Club

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Thursday Night Baton

Perfect and drill competition routines and learn new tricks and a community team routine. Must have a memorized solo to participate. Sessions: 9


When: Thursday, 9/8-12/8, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Where: Sarah Banks Middle School

Age: 5-17

Price: $198

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Adult Recreation & Enrichment

Zumba Gold

If you enjoy Latin-based music and dance style exercise - this is the right class for you! We focus on ALL muscle groups, aerobic exercise, safe stretching, and improved balance in a "lower impact" environment. Safe and FUN exercise class for multiple age groups and abilities. Wear comfortable shoes and exercise clothing. Bring a bottle of water and prepare to ENJOY exercising! Sessions: 12


When: Thursday, 9/15-12/8, 6:30pm-7:30pm

Where: Geisler Middle School

Full Session Price: $90

Half Session Price: $48

FREE Trial Class Available

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Tai Chi

Tai Chi has proven to be one of the most powerful yet gentle ways to rejuvenate the body and maintain and restore health. It combines smooth and circular body movement with mental relaxation and focus, reported to help lower blood pressure, increase circulation, and loosen joints. Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Sessions: 12


When: Monday, 9/19-12/5, 7:00pm-8:00pm

Where: Geisler Middle School

Price: $150

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Songwriters' Music Workshop

This enjoyable and exciting workshop provides tools for successful songwriting. Learn to write outstanding lyrics based on life stories and add harmony, melody and rhythm. Become familiar with the writing styles of your favorite musicians and the way their songs are enhanced with "musical hooks" including metaphors, similes, rhymes and reiteration. Understand industry standards to promote your best work. Please bring the instrument that you play. Workshop host, Wayne Mrdjenovich has over 30 years of experience as a full-time instructor and music education writer. Sessions: 5


F22600: Thursday, 9/15-10/13, 7:45pm-9:00pm

F22601: Saturday, 9/17-10/15, 2:00pm-3:15pm

Where: Geisler Middle School

Price: $225

Drop-In Volleyball

Drop-In to the Geisler gym and join us for some volleyball! Teams are created based on attendance. $5 per person is collected at the door. NO registration is required.

Sessions: 13


When: Tuesdays, 9/13-12/13 (Closed 11/15), 6:30-9:30pm

Where: Geisler Middle School

Price: $5 Cash or Check

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Looking for Financial Assistance?

Apply for a Skill Building Scholarship through Lakes Area Youth Assistance (LAYA).


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