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Adult Drop-In Basketball
Adults 18+

Come out and play a pick-up game of basketball with your peers. Refine your skills, get in shape, and Hoop It Up!! These programs are free, but donations are appreciated and support our Youth Basketball Scholarship fund. Participation is at-your-own-risk, and by participating you consent to our standard waiver/release of liability (see registration form).

ADULTS 18+
Dates: Wed, Jan 4 - Jun 14*
Time: 6:30pm — 8:30pm
Location: South Whidbey High School Main Gym
Coordinator: Nick Welles (360) 320-1187
Fee: FREE but donations accepted

ADULTS 35+
Dates: Mon, Mar 20 - Jun 12*
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Langley Middle School Gym
Coordinator: Greg Hein (360) 661-1560 or heinmarine@whidbey.com
Fee: FREE but donations accepted

*Schedule & locations vary frequently. Please check with coordinator for schedule updates.


Adult Volleyball
(Adults 18+)

Join us for a game of volleyball with a great group of people. Enjoy a fun 2-hour workout while playing volleyball, and improving your skills. Participation is at–your–own–risk, and by participating you consent to our standard waiver/release of liability (see registration form).

Location & schedule may vary on South Whidbey School District early release or non-school days. Please check with coordinator for schedule updates.

Dates: Tue, Jan 10 - Jun 13
Time: 6:30pm — 8:30pm
Location: Langley Middle School Gym
Coordinators: Mike & Amber O’Brien (360) 661-4545
Fee: FREE



Archery
Sessions for Adults

Whidbey Islanders have the privilege and the opportunity to learn archery from a national level coach! This Spring Break clinic will cover proper shooting techniques, equipment selection, training and plenty of hands-on fun. This clinic is designed to present the lifetime recreational activity of archery in a broad perspective for future use as a recreational pursuit. Archery will go rain or shine, so students should come prepared for the weather.

Instructor: Bill Stinson has been a professional archery coach and sports educator for 30 years. He holds certification from USA Archery (Level 3), National Archery in the Schools trainer and NFAA Elite Coach and has coached national levels competitions. Email: gapi2nwa@hotmail.com. Min 6/Max 12

Dates/Time: Mon–Thu | Apr 3–6 | 5:30–7pm
OR Mon-Fri | Aug 14 - 18 | 5:30-7pm
Location: Community Park field at the north entrance and/or South Whidbey Primary School Covered Area
Fee: $65

 

Golf Lessons
Adults, Youth Ages 12+ with Adult

Learn to play golf in a relaxed non–competitive environment. Keepers of the Game member Bob Brown will run this four–week golf program for new golfers,those wanting to tidy up their skills, and those returning to the game. This is your opportunity to learn this lifetime sport. Classes will take place rain or shine. This program fills up, so register early! Min 4/Max 7

Dates/Time: Sat | Apr 29–May 20 | 9–9:50am
Instructor: Bob Brown is the Director of Keepers of the Game, an international association to build character through golf.
Location: Island Greens Golf Course, 3890 E French Rd, Clinton
Fee: $34*
*Participants will need to purchase 4-5 tokens for balls. These can be purchased for $3 at Critters & Co at Ken’s Korner.

 

Grub Club
Eating Clean & Green
Adults and Youth 16+

Want to learn helpful tips to eating healthy, sustainable foods in an encouraging, supportive atmosphere? Join the Grub Club! We will meet twice a month to learn Eating Green technics and to discuss challenges, triumphs, and goals. Min 2/Max 12

Instructor: Pattie Beaven, Personal Trainer Certificate and CrossFit Level 1 Certified. www.earthfitnow.com, pattie@earthconservant.com

Dates/Time: Mon | 5/15, 5/29, 6/5, 6/19, 7/17, 7/31, 8/7, 8/21 | 5:30-6:30pm
Location: SWPRD Building, Room 111
Fee: $15

 

Sloth Army Running Club
Running Meet-Up
Adults and Youth 16+

For those of us who hate running but want to get a great and quick cardio workout. Join the Sloth Army – marathoners need not apply. We’ll trudge along some of the beautiful trails in Whidbey’s Parks, having fun. We’re running. We’re slower than a herd of sloths stampeding through peanut butter, but we are running! Min 2/Max 10

Instructor: Pattie Beaven, Personal Trainer Certificate and CrossFit Level 1 Certified. www.earthfitnow.com, pattie@earthconservant.com

Dates/Time: Thu (7am) & Sun (1pm) | Jun 1-Jul 31*
Location: Picnic Shelter at Community Park
Fee: $15
*No meet-ups July 9, 13, 16.

 

Adult Recess
Adults*

Why should kids get to have all the fun playing outdoors?! It’s time for adults to have recess of their own. This adults-only workout will have us wondering why we ever thought exercise was boring. Learn how to have fun and make your workout a game rather than a chore. Min 2/Max 10

Instructor: Pattie Beaven, Personal Trainer Certificate and CrossFit Level 1 Certified. www.earthfitnow.com, pattie@earthconservant.com

Dates/Time: Sat | Jun 3-Jul 1 | 8-8:45am
Location: Community Park, Castle Park Playground
Fee: $25*
*Older kids who want to join the workout are welcome, but they must demonstrate the ability to follow directions and exercise without supervision. Kids free with adult.

 

Intro to Kayaking for Adults
Adults

This course is designed for both the casual paddler and those interested in ocean touring.  While the course is perfect for the beginner, anyone who has never had formal instruction will benefit from this class. We’ll cover: types of craft, outfitting & gear, transport, best launch sites on Whidbey, and some basic current, tide, and weather. We will also teach safe ways to enter and exit a kayak, self and assisted rescue skills and basic paddle strokes. Participants must be comfortable with deep, over-your-head water while wearing a personal flotation device (PFD) and having some upper-body strength will make some exercises easier. Participants will get wet! This class is an excellent intro to kayaking, but does not imply any certification or infer any skill qualification. Min 4/Max10

Bring: A hat with a brim, a towel, sunscreen, and a bottle of water.  Please wear comfortable clothes/layers that can get wet (synthetic fabrics; not cotton) and/or a bathing suit. Wetsuits/drysuits are recommended but not required. A thermos with a warm drink for after the class is recommended. Save $50 if you provide your own kayak, paddle & PFD

Instructors: Whidbey Island Kayaking owners and guide(s). Sufficient staff will be on hand to ensure each participant receives personal attention.

Dates/Time: Sat/Sun | Jun 3-4 | 12-4:30pm
OR M/T/W/Th | Jun 12-15 | 2-4:30pm
Location: Goss Lake Public Boat Launch
Fee: $200*
*Fee is only $150 if you provide your own kayak, paddle & PFD!

 

Adult Coed Softball
Adults 18+

Come show us that you still have it! Get exercise and blow off end-of-the-week steam at the best fields around. Get a team together or join the pick-up list. This is a clean, community oriented, alcohol–free league. ASA rules for softball will be followed, with a few exceptions (our handbook will be posted online). Emphasis is on healthful competition in a recreational atmosphere. We provide one umpire per game to facilitate fair and spirited games. Teams typically play 2 games per evening, for a minimum of 14 games, plus tournament. Teams will have byes. Register your team by June 8! Min 2/Max 8 Teams

Mandatory Team Manager’s meeting: Tuesday, June 13, 6pm in the Crow’s Nest at Community Park. Fees cover the cost of field use, game balls, umpire, scorebooks, administrative costs & tournament. Uniforms are not provided by SWPRD.

Coordinator: Carrie Monforte, (360) 221-6788, programs@whidbey.com

Dates/Time: Tue and/or Fri* | 6pm, 7:15pm* | Jun 20–Aug 19*
*Friday is our priority for games, but some will be scheduled on Tuesdays. No games July 28. Additional tournament Friday evening, Aug 18 and/or Saturday all day, Aug 19.Games may start as early as 5:30pm in August, depending upon daylight.
Location: South Whidbey Fields.
Fee: $750 per team, max 20 per roster

 

Sailing Lessons for Adults
Sail with South Whidbey Yacht Club!
Adults and Youth Ages 16+

Come feel the wind on your face, breath the fresh air and learn how those boats get from place to place using only the wind. It’s easy and fun. We know it’s one of those things you always wanted to do - so do it now!!  The on-water instruction will be in 12’ Pelican Sailboats on Lone Lake.  All sessions will accommodate both beginning and intermediate sailors. Extended program details are at swparks.org and a welcome message will be emailed about one week before the first class with last minute details and any updates. Min 4/Max 10

Program Administrator: Bob Rogers bobrodgers100@hotmail.com Our head instructors are US Sailing certified and will be assisted by experienced dinghy sailors.  

Dates/Time: Sat/Sun | Jun 17-18* | 10am-4:30pm
OR Mon-Thu | Jun 19-22* | 2-4:30pm
OR Sat/Sun | Jun 24-25* | 10am-4:30pm
*Fri, June 23 will be extra day of fun on the water for students from Sessions 1 & 2.  This may be considered a make-up day if we lost a day of instruction due to weather reasons.  Session 3 students may participate on this day but the on water experience will be limited, but still fun.  Please plan to attend.
Fee: $200 ($50 discount for SWYC members)
Location: Lone Lake Public Access

 

Open Water Swim Clinics
Swim in your own backyard!
Adults

The open water presents unique challenges over swimming in a pool, and is a delightful experience when safely managed. Whether you are a new swimmer, a triathlete, or interested in endurance swimming, come learn techniques or refresh your skills. Participants should know how to swim. The lake clinic may be of interest to those preparing for the Whidbey Triathlon. The saltwater clinic is ideal for stronger swimmers. Min 4/Max 10

Course topics include:
• Sighting Techniques  • Starts, Finishes & Turns  • Pacing for open water  • Breathing Techniques  • Swimming Safety  • Training & Fueling  • Open Water Swim Gear  • Wetsuits 101: sizing, choosing, putting on  • Currents & Tides, Weather & Critters  • ‘Getting Past the Panic’

Bring: Wetsuit (optional for lake), swim cap, goggles, ear plugs, towel.

Instructors: The team is comprised of experienced open water USA Masters swimmers Chad Martin & Jeff Jacobsen. No certified lifeguards will be on duty. info@swpaf.org

Dates/Time: Sat | July 1 | 1-4pm
OR Sun | July 2 | 1-4pm
Location: July 1 at Goss Lake; July 2 at Seawall Park.
Fee: $40

Clinics benefit the South Whidbey Parks & Aquatics Foundation, whose mission is to make parks and aquatics activities accessible to all residents of the South Whidbey Island community by raising money to fund capital expenses, operating endowments and scholarships, as well as supporting new and existing parks and aquatics programs. www.swpaf.org.

 

Earth Skills for Adults
Adults and Youth 16+

Earth Skills are not just for young Scouts! Join us for these brief workshops and learn how our ancestors used materials found in nature to live and survive. Learn how to make & use a BowDrill fire starter kit; how to make a quickie bow; how to make a survival shelter; and more!

Instructor: Nancye Good grew up on Whidbey but relocated to New York City where she now teaches Earth Skills.  Living in the city, Nancye missed the nature immersion she enjoyed as a kid, and realized how important nature is to our physical, mental and spiritual health.  She received her Coyote Mentoring certification at Children of the Earth Foundation and is excited to share this ancestral knowledge with you. nancyegood@yahoo.com

Schedule and details TBA.

 

5475 Maxwelton Road
Langley, WA 98260
Phone, 360.221.5484
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