ECFE Classes listed under the ECFE tab.  
Check Pool Page for the most current pool hours. (Closed until October for repairs)

 
NEW!!!  Driver Education in the Classroom & Behind the Wheel
 
Hinckley-Finlayson Community Education now provides classroom and behind-the-wheel driver’s education instruction for students ages 15 and older outside the normal school day.
 
State law requires that each student completes 30 hours of the classroom portion of Driver Education and students must be at least 15 years of age on or before the date of their last class.  Our classes last for three hours on a ten day schedule and are taught by teachers with both a teaching license and a driver education certificate.
 
Behind the Wheel time (6 hours) will be scheduled between the instructors and students, once a blue card has been received. 
 
Contact HF Community Education 320-384-7325 to get on the list for the next available class.  Classroom portion currently scheduled Saturday mornings 8-11 am & Monday Evenings from 5-8 pm for 5 weeks.

Classroom portion: $100  Behind the Wheel: $220

Class starting September 27, 29, 4, 6, 11, 13,18, 20, 25, 27

 


 
 

Home Stretch Workshop

Central MN Housing Partnership


Free yourself from some of the complications and stress of buying a home by participating in a Home Stretch Workshop.In one day, you will learn about qualifying for a mortgage, financing a home, budget

and credit issues, real estate, the closing process, basic home maintenance and affordable mortgage products that may be available to first-time homebuyers.  Some affordable mortgage products, first-time homebuyer products, and government loans may require a buyer to receive a Home Stretch certificate.

 

Registration is required and participants will receive a completion certificate at the end of the day.

 

Date:     Wednesday, October 22

Time:      9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Place:     HFHS Room 107

Cost:    $ 30 per household -  Contact CMHP, 320-259-0393 to register.
 

Gluten Free Baking

Dianna Kasprzak

 

This class is for those who would like to learn the basics of gluten free baking. We will learn what flours are gluten free and the hands-on/“how-to” of achieving a quality baked product. Taste-testing of finished gluten free baked products. Recipes will be included in the hand-out packet. If you want to avoid the huge learning curve that goes with gluten free baking, this class is for you!

 

Date:     Thursday, October 23

Time:      6:30 - 8:00 pm

Place:     HFHS Room 147

Cost:    $17 preregister by October 15

 

Medicare Beneficiaries
  
Open enrollment for Medicare begins Oct 15 and runs through December 7th.  A Senior Linkage Line® staff will be offering FREE Medicare counseling/part D comparisons for those who would like to review their current coverage or need help enrolling.  The specialist will be available by appointment: Fridays Oct 24th, Nov. 7th, Nov. 21st and Dec. 5th form 9am until 12pm. Please call Amy Tvedt at the Senior Linkage Line® to schedule an appointment at 1 800 333 2433.

Appointments will be held at Hinckley Finlayson High School (210 Main St. in Hinckley) in Room 107. 
 

Fitness Classes

 
**See More Pool Classes under the pool tab -  

Adult Morning Swim 5:45-7:30 am Monday & Wednesday 

Saturday Aerobics 7:00-8:00 am

Afternoon Swimnastics/Short Laps - 3:30-4:30 pm Monday & Wednesdays 

Afternoon Long Laps - 3:30 - 4:30 pm Tuesday & Thursday

Classes are for adults only.  Cost is $1.25/time or punch cards 5/$5.

**NO SWIMMING ON DAYS SCHOOL IS CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER!**
 

 
Cardio Kickboxing
Maggie Robbins & Corrilla Clark
 
Get motivated and in shape! Trim and tone while doing something fun! There is a one time fee of $15 for wrist wraps.  Check out there facebook page for more information.  www.facebook.com/HinckleyFinlaysonCardioKickboxing
 
Date:    Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays (ongoing)
Time:    5:30-6:30 pm
Place:   HFHS Fine Arts Center
Cost:     $2 class or $20/month
 

Yoga----CLASS IS FULL

Alyssa Prater

 

Relax and stretch through the tranquility of yoga. We will focus on the different techniques used for centuries, while enhancing stress reduction and relaxation. Bring a yoga or exercise mat if you have one. Please do not eat an hour or two before class.

 

Date:     7 Wednesdays  (Sept 10- October 29) No class Oct. 15

Time:     7:00-8:00 pm

Place:    HFHS Pool Deck

Cost:     $50 preregister by Sept 8th

 

Swimming Lessons 

 

 

Check out the Pool Tab for more information.
Normally offered January & June

 


         Senior Driver Classes

MHSRC 55+ Driver Improvement Class - Refresher Course
 
Gene Carlson - MN Hwy Safety Center instructor

For those that are 55 yrs and over and have taken the initial class before.  The class will explore changes in laws, the latest vehicle technology, and provide you with easy-to-use defensive driving tips.  In addition, we will explore traffic safety and accident prevention.  The classroom course allows for a 10% reduction in your insurance rate (check with your local insurance agent). Please pre-register at least one week prior. The local insurance office does provide refreshments and door prizes. A minimun of 12 are needed for the class

Date:       Monday, October 20   
Time:       5:00-9:00  pm       
Place:      Finlayson Elementary School
Cost:        $20 ($2 discount with AAA card), please preregister at least one week prior.


Date:       Thursday, October 23     
Time:       5:30-9:30  pm       
Place:      HFHS Room 107
Cost:        $20 ($2 discount with AAA card), please preregister at least one week prior.
 

Date:       Thursday, November 20     
Time:       5:30-9:30  pm       
Place:      HFHS Room 107
Cost:        $20 ($2 discount with AAA card), please preregister at least one week prior.


Date:       Thursday, Jan 8, 2015  
Time:       9:00 am - 1:00 pm       
Place:       HFHS Room 107
Cost:        $20 ($2 discount with AAA card), please preregister at least one week prior.

 

MHSRC 55+ Driver Improvement Class - Initial 8 hour Course
Gene Carlson - MN Hwy Safety Center instructor

For those who are 55 yrs and over  and have never taken the initial class before. The class will explore changes in laws, the latest vehicle technology, and provide you with easy-to-use defensive driving tips.  In addition, we will explore traffic safety and accident prevention.  The classroom course allows for a 10% reduction in your insurance rate (check with your local insurance agent). Please pre-register at least one week prior. The local insurance office does provide refreshments and door prizes.

Date:             Tuesday & Wednesday, October 21 & 22, 2014
Time:             5:30 -9:30 pm
Place:            HFHS Room 107
Cost:              $24 ($2 discount with AAA card) please preregister by October 14th.


YOUTH CLASSES

 


Punt, Pass & Kick Competition for  Grades 1-6


Punt, Pass & Kick Competition on October 4th at Berquist Field in Hinckley.  Trophies will be awarded for 1st-3rd place for boys in grades 3, 4, 5, & 6. Grades 1 & 2 boys and girls will be combined. Girls grades 3/4 and 5/6 will be combined.
 
Date: Saturday, Oct 5
Place:  HFHS Berquist Field
 
Times:    9:00-10:00 am Gr 1 & 2
           10:00-11:00 am  Gr 3 & 4
           11:00-Noon    Gr 5 & 6
 
Cost: $5.00, (no t-shirt included)
 


 


YOUTH CLASS: Science Explorers’ The Mechanics of Gizmos and Gadgets

Science Explorers' Staff

How did toys work before batteries? They relied on physics. Put science to work as you explore the hows and whys of motion, gravity, energy and more. Discover the action packed world of physics by building, experimenting and questioning science contraptions and toys that really work. Grades 1-6 welcome.

Date: Wednesdays, Nov 26, Dec 3,10,17
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
Place: HES Room Art
Cost: $45 per student
Fun Run Runner

CALL TO SEE IF ADDITIONAL ROOM!
4th  Annual Youth  Homecoming Fun Run

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The HFHS Cross Country team would like to invite children in grades PreK – 6th grade to participate in our Homecoming Fun Run. The event will feature a fun run/jog/walk for students. All participants will receive a t-shirt. Come out and support HFHS sports teams and remember to wear your Jaguar colors, the crazier the better!

 

Date:    Friday, October 3

Time:    4 pm– warm up with HFHS CC team

Place:  Brennan Field parking lot

Cost:    $10 preregister by Sept. 17 (please indicate t-shirt size Youth XS – Adult XL)

 

 


***Cheer Camp will not be offered druing football season this year as their is a new coach.  Look for info during the winter sports.****

 




Calling all ECFE families!  

Here's your chance to attend a free performance by Jack Pearson in Hinckley.  
Join us in the Hinckley Elementary Gym on Tuesday, October 28 at 12:45-1:30 p.m. for a performance by award-winning Minnesota musician and storyteller Jack Pearson! Jack will help us celebrate reading and imagination with his special blend of songs and stories. Jack is well-known around the Upper Midwest and the West Coast for his instrumental skills on banjo, guitar, and fiddle.  The kids in your life won't want to miss this one and neither will you! 







 


ELEMENTARY BASKETBALL

Looking for something to do this winter?  Join our Jaguar     Elementary Basketball Program!  This program is for both new and seasoned ballers.  Grades 1-3 will all take place at Hinckley-Finlayson High School or Hinckley Elementary.  Grades 4-6 will practice at Hinckley-Finlayson High School or Hinckley Elementary, but for most leagues and tournaments we will be travelling to other schools. Practice dates, times and more information will be distributed in school.

Gr 1 – 3 boys & girls    6 practices, play at the halftime of 2 varsity games and a t-shirt 
                                  (Coaches:  Dan Kreft and Bill Peel)
                                  Fee:  $10

Gr 4 boys & girls        Minimum of 10 practices and 1 tourney or league
                                (Coaches: Boys - Jesse Degerstrom Girls – TBA)
                                 Fee:  $15

Gr 5 boys & girls        Minimum 10 practices and 2 tourneys     and/or league 
                                 (Coaches:  Boys - Dan Kreft Girls - Jay Kreger)
                                 Fee:  $25
Informational meeting & first practice on October 28th at 6:30 at Hinckley Elementary School. 
Most practices will be Tuesday nights from 6:30-7:45. 
If you have questions email Jay Kreger at
            

Gr 6 boys & girls        Minimum 10 practices and 2 tourneys and/or league
                                (Coaches:  Boys - Tim Johnson Girls- Lance Balut) 
                                 Fee:  $25
(Informational meeting & first practice on October 28th at 6:30 at Hinckley Elementary School.
Most practices will be Tuesday nights from 6:30-7:45.

 

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