Recreation

Advanced 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 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125263
Advanced 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 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125254
Basic Bike Maintenance — 2017-09-28 thru 2017-09-28$59 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 101. Whether you ride on the local trails, or are simply cruising town, gain important bicycle repair skills for 'do-it-yourselfers'. Move beyond basic bicycle first aid as you learn how to properly inspect, clean and lubricate a bike and chain, adjust the drivetrain, and tune-up brakes. Cost includes the Big Blue Book of Bike Repair, a $25 value. No need to bring a bike to this demonstration class. <br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125235
Fencing 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<br><br>(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.<br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125238
Great Lakes Fishing Charter: Catch and Cook — 2017-08-20 thru 2017-08-20$179 — Face to FaceView Details

Sunday, 12:30 - 7 pm. Head to beautiful Fishtown at Leland Harbor and meet up with Captain Scott Anderson of Far-Fetched Fishing Charters for an afternoon of Lake Michigan fishing fun. Ply the waters off Leland’s coast as you work to land a mighty king salmon or the powerful lake trout. Back on shore, head over to Carlson's Market to see how the pros clean and fillet your catch. Cap off the day as you enjoy a meal served with a Lake Michigan flare and prepared by the Cove in Leland. It is cool on the open water, so dress warmly. Limited to six participants. Please register at least one week ahead. Cost includes dinner.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142911194
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLaying Up Your Boat — 2017-08-16 thru 2017-08-16$50 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 7 - 9 pm. This seminar is designed for both the power and sail boaters. Anyone that is handy and likes to maintain their own boat will find this seminar helpful. Boaters that have the marina do the winter lay-up should also attend this seminar so they can talk with the marine mechanic and request the work that their boats systems require. Topics covered include: Winterization of Fuel Systems, Engine Cooling Systems, Oil Systems, Electrical Systems, Batteries, Electronics, A/C, Sewage, Water, Cradles and Jacks, and covering.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 225761509
Marine 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. <br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125269
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerLaying Up Your Boat — 2017-08-16 thru 2017-08-16$50 — Face to FaceView Details

Wednesday, 7 - 9 pm. This seminar is designed for both the power and sail boaters. Anyone that is handy and likes to maintain their own boat will find this seminar helpful. Boaters that have the marina do the winter lay-up should also attend this seminar so they can talk with the marine mechanic and request the work that their boats systems require. Topics covered include: Winterization of Fuel Systems, Engine Cooling Systems, Oil Systems, Electrical Systems, Batteries, Electronics, A/C, Sewage, Water, Cradles and Jacks, and covering.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 225761509
Great Lakes Fishing Charter: Catch and Cook — 2017-08-20 thru 2017-08-20$179 — Face to FaceView Details

Sunday, 12:30 - 7 pm. Head to beautiful Fishtown at Leland Harbor and meet up with Captain Scott Anderson of Far-Fetched Fishing Charters for an afternoon of Lake Michigan fishing fun. Ply the waters off Leland’s coast as you work to land a mighty king salmon or the powerful lake trout. Back on shore, head over to Carlson's Market to see how the pros clean and fillet your catch. Cap off the day as you enjoy a meal served with a Lake Michigan flare and prepared by the Cove in Leland. It is cool on the open water, so dress warmly. Limited to six participants. Please register at least one week ahead. Cost includes dinner.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 142911194
Basic Bike Maintenance — 2017-09-28 thru 2017-09-28$59 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-8 p.m., Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 101. Whether you ride on the local trails, or are simply cruising town, gain important bicycle repair skills for 'do-it-yourselfers'. Move beyond basic bicycle first aid as you learn how to properly inspect, clean and lubricate a bike and chain, adjust the drivetrain, and tune-up brakes. Cost includes the Big Blue Book of Bike Repair, a $25 value. No need to bring a bike to this demonstration class. <br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125235
Fencing 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<br><br>(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.<br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125238
Advanced 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 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125254
Advanced 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 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125263
Marine 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. <br><br><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 25. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 239125269
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