Recreation

Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAdvanced Bicycle Maintenance — 2017-10-05 thru 2017-10-12$59 — Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 101. Attention experienced riders, racers, aspiring bike mechanics, and all around enthusiasts! Take your bicycle maintenance skills to the next level in this demonstration course. Session one focuses on essential steps, tools and equipment needed replace your derailleur cables and housing and then tuning the bike up after replacing them. Session two covers drivetrain maintenance. Learn how to remove/replace your cogs, crank and chain. Bike tinkering is more fun when you know how to do it right. Optional text, The Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair, available at the NMC-EES office for $25.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125263
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAdvanced Piloting — 2017-10-02 thru 2017-11-13$159 — Face to FaceView Details

7 Mon., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. A USPS course. Learn to navigate unfamiliar waters in a variety of conditions on extended cruises in this U.S. Power Squadron course. Build upon your current coastal and inland navigation skills and explore more challenging conditions. GPS is used as a primary navigation tool while adding radar, chart plotters, and other electronic navigation tools broaden your skills and capabilities. Gain hands-on experience using radar, depth sounding, auto-piloting and learn new computer software. Work with tides, wind, and currents as well as utilizing the 'Seaman's Eye' system for staying on course. Prerequisite: USPS Coastal Piloting course, or its equivalent content through ASA, US Sailing, or other navigation school, or permission of the instructor. Price includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125254
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerFencing for Fun and Fitness (For adults and kids age 9 and up) — 2017-10-01 thru 2017-10-22$89 — Face to FaceView Details

4 Sun., 11 a.m.-noon., Meet at Three Swords Fencing Club (2819 Cass Rd., Suite E6). If you are looking for a sport that involves speed, agility, and fitness, combined with chess-like strategic thinking, then fencing is for you. Learn the basics of the sport including an introduction to the weapons, equipment, rules and safety, body position, footwork, basic blade positioning, and parries. Skill building drills and an introduction to competition strategies are included. Fencers are separated into age and skill appropriate groups as necessary. All gear is provided. Wear athletic pants and gym shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125238
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMarine Electrical Systems — 2017-10-17 thru 2017-12-05$149 — Face to FaceView Details

7 Tues., 6-9 p.m. (no class Nov. 21), Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111A. USPS course. Gain skills and understanding of marine electrical systems. Review electricity basics as well as AC and DC electrical systems, lightning protection, and troubleshooting electrical problems. Access detailed instructions and get extensive practice on how to use a multi-meter, how to solder and crimp electrical wiring circuits, and how to read electrical wiring diagrams. This course can be used as a reference guide for anyone interested in properly maintaining their boat electrical system. Text included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125269
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerFencing for Fun and Fitness (For adults and kids age 9 and up) — 2017-10-01 thru 2017-10-22$89 — Face to FaceView Details

4 Sun., 11 a.m.-noon., Meet at Three Swords Fencing Club (2819 Cass Rd., Suite E6). If you are looking for a sport that involves speed, agility, and fitness, combined with chess-like strategic thinking, then fencing is for you. Learn the basics of the sport including an introduction to the weapons, equipment, rules and safety, body position, footwork, basic blade positioning, and parries. Skill building drills and an introduction to competition strategies are included. Fencers are separated into age and skill appropriate groups as necessary. All gear is provided. Wear athletic pants and gym shoes.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125238
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAdvanced Piloting — 2017-10-02 thru 2017-11-13$159 — Face to FaceView Details

7 Mon., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111. A USPS course. Learn to navigate unfamiliar waters in a variety of conditions on extended cruises in this U.S. Power Squadron course. Build upon your current coastal and inland navigation skills and explore more challenging conditions. GPS is used as a primary navigation tool while adding radar, chart plotters, and other electronic navigation tools broaden your skills and capabilities. Gain hands-on experience using radar, depth sounding, auto-piloting and learn new computer software. Work with tides, wind, and currents as well as utilizing the 'Seaman's Eye' system for staying on course. Prerequisite: USPS Coastal Piloting course, or its equivalent content through ASA, US Sailing, or other navigation school, or permission of the instructor. Price includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125254
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerAdvanced Bicycle Maintenance — 2017-10-05 thru 2017-10-12$59 — Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 101. Attention experienced riders, racers, aspiring bike mechanics, and all around enthusiasts! Take your bicycle maintenance skills to the next level in this demonstration course. Session one focuses on essential steps, tools and equipment needed replace your derailleur cables and housing and then tuning the bike up after replacing them. Session two covers drivetrain maintenance. Learn how to remove/replace your cogs, crank and chain. Bike tinkering is more fun when you know how to do it right. Optional text, The Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair, available at the NMC-EES office for $25.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125263
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMarine Electrical Systems — 2017-10-17 thru 2017-12-05$149 — Face to FaceView Details

7 Tues., 6-9 p.m. (no class Nov. 21), Great Lakes Campus Rm. 111A. USPS course. Gain skills and understanding of marine electrical systems. Review electricity basics as well as AC and DC electrical systems, lightning protection, and troubleshooting electrical problems. Access detailed instructions and get extensive practice on how to use a multi-meter, how to solder and crimp electrical wiring circuits, and how to read electrical wiring diagrams. This course can be used as a reference guide for anyone interested in properly maintaining their boat electrical system. Text included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125269
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