ECFE Classes listed under the ECFE tab.  
Check Pool Page for the most current pool hours. 

 

2015 One Book, One Community Selection: Legacy of the Stone by Karlajean Becvar

The goal of a Community Wide Book Read is to encourage residents in the area to read the same book at the same time.  This year’s selection is
the recently released Book 3 of the Firestorm Chronicles, “Legacy of the Stone”. This is a continuation of Addie's time-traveling adventure just after the Great Hinckley Fire.  Join us for a FREE Special Event on Thursday, April 30th at the Hinckley Fire Museum at 6:00 pm.  Karlajean Bevar will be on hand to discuss her novel..  Books are available at the Community Education Office for $10.

 

 
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


 


 

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:     Summer 2015

Time:      9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Place:     HFHS Room 107

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

 


 

ServSafe – Food Managers

Sue Johnson

 

ServSafe is a nationally recognized food safety course. The course meets the Food Manager Certification requirement for the State of MN and WI. Content include the need and benefits of an effective safety plan, how food becomes contaminated, how to control these risks, and protect your business, employment, food and customers. Participants will test for a ServSafe Certification. Class size: 12-25.

 

Date:                       Monday, May 11 (Recertification) or Tuesdays May 12 & 19

Time:                      3:00-8:00 pm

Place:                      Country Garden Retreat, Hinckley

Cost:                       $75 (recertification) prepaid by May 4

                               $175 (Essentials) prepaid by  May 4

 


Fitness Classes

 
**See More Pool Classes under the pool tab -  

Adult Morning Swim 5:45-7:30 am Monday, Tuesday & 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!**

 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding

Lara Smetana, Instructor

 

This newly-updated course trains lifeguards to act with speed and confidence in emergency situations both in and out of the water. Cost includes:  Instruction, Red Cross Fee, CPR Mask/Whistle, and textbook.  (If you digitally, download your book a $30 discount will be given at the time of the class.)

Date:                Monday-Friday, June 8-12

Time:                8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Place:               HFHS Room 120/Pool

Cost:                $ 200.00, slots will fill as registrations with payments are received.

 

**There will be a WSI class in the area.  Please contact CE office 320-384-7325 for more information.


Lifeguard Review Course
Kathy Horbacz 

The American Red Cross Lifeguard Review course is designed to review all of the lifeguarding skills and core knowledge points required to recertify in lifeguarding. Topics covered in the course include patron surveillance, rescue skills, victim assessment, First Aid, CPR-AED, and care for head, neck and spinal injuries. A Resuscitation Mask is required. Please bring your Manual for this class or download e-book format using a laptop or tablet. http://www.editiondigital.net/publication/?i=95090

Date:  Saturday, May 23 
Time:  9:00 am- 4:00 pm
Place: HFHS Pool/ Room 136
Cost:  $65 preregister by May 15

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

 

Walk the Hallways

 

The hallways of the HFHS are available to walkers for FREE.  You must stop by or call the Community Education Office to be put on the walker list.  There is no walking on the days when school isn’t in session.

 

Date:            Monday-Friday

Time:           3:30-9 pm

Place:           HFHS Hallways


Men’s Recreation Basketball

Judd Rabe

                        

Men, do you need a place to get a little exercise? Join us for an evening of basketball.  There is no registration required.  Just bring tennis shoes and show up to have a good time.  This is an on-going event, so remember to add it to your weekly schedule. No High School students allowed.

 

Date:               Wednesdays,

Time:              7:00 – 9:30 pm                       

Place:             HFHS Gym        

Cost:               $1 per week
 

Hinckley Open Gym – Grades 4-12

Date: Sundays, Closed April 5 due to Easter
Place: HFHS Main Gym

Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Cost: FREE

 

 

This activity is supervised by HF coaches/staff on a volunteer basis.

 


         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:       Thursday, March 26  
Time:       5:30-9:30 pm       
Place:       HFHS Room 107
Cost:        $20.00, please preregister at least one week prior.



Date:       Tuesday, April 14  
Time:       12:00-4:00 pm       
Place:       HFHS Room 107
Cost:        $20.00, please preregister at least one week prior.


Date:       Tuesday, April 14  
Time:       5:00-9:00 pm       
Place:       Finlayson Elementary
Cost:        $20.00, please preregister at least one week prior.
 
 
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YOUTH CLASSES
 
 

 


Science Explorers’ Extreme Chemical Concoctions--Mystery Challenges! Gr K-5

Science Explorers

 

Are you ready to get messy with extreme concoctions? Then step into the science lab to solve our mystery challenges. You will need to investigate polymers, rates or reaction, density, chemical indicators and more to help solve the mysteries. Our classes are hands-on...so be sure to dress for a mess!  Minimum of 10 needed for the class.

 

Date: Mondays, March 30,April 13 & 20 (no class April 6)

Place: HES Art

Time: 3:10-4:15 pm

Cost: $35 per child


5th Annual Father/Daughter Dance
Sponsored by HF Community Education
 
Get your dancing shoes on!   Fathers do not miss this opportunity to strengthen your relationship with your daughter. Daughters are welcome to bring another adult male role model if their father is unable to attend. The cost of this event includes: appetizers & desserts, a 5x7 keepsake photo, dancing to music provided by Pro Sound & Lights, and of course the lifetime memory.
 
Date:    Saturday, March 28                                                                      
Time:     6:30-8:00 pm
Place:   Hinckley Community Center
Cost:     $15 for father/daughter and $7 for each additional daughter.    Please prepaid by March 13.
Registrations after the deadline is $20 for father/daughter. 
*New this year - there will be no sit down meal, instead we will serve appetizers and desserts.


Mother-Son Adventure ---FULLL---WAITING LIST
Here is your chance for some hands-on Mother/Son time.  Meet us at the Audubon Center of the North Woods to participate in “Survivor: North Woods”.  Here you will work in small groups to try and survive in the great outdoors.  You will be building a shelter, starting a fire and packing survival gear in this 3 hour adventure.  Class size is limited.

Date:      Saturday, April 25 
Time:      9:00 am-Noon
Place:     Audubon Center of the North Woods - Sandstone
Cost:       $15 (Mother/Son) prepaid by April 1
               $7  Additional Sons prepaid by April 1
       Registrations after the deadline is $20 for mother/son 

Basic Tumbling  

Marissa Kappauf

 

Come and learn the basics of proper stretching, basic rolls, walkovers, cartwheels, and round offs in this entry level tumbling class. The class will be broken up by appropriate skills. Beginners are first time in a tumbling class and Experience has attended a gymnastics class   Class size will be limited to 12.

 

Dates: Mondays: April 13,20,27, May 4,11,18

Time:   Beginner            3:15-4:15 pm

           Experienced         4:15-5:15 pm

Place: HES Gym

Cost: $30  per child register by April 8

Safe Sitter - Babysitter Training
First Light Health
Safe Sitter is an instructional course designed for ages 11 years and older  who are seeking proper training to become babysitters. During the all-day course, students listen, practice and role play to learn about a variety of topics including:
  • Safety precautions
  • CPR and care for a choking infant or child
  • Recognizing emergencies
  • Calling for emergency help
The course also covers the basics of child care, including how to feed and diaper an infant and behaviors to expect when dealing with each age group. Parents are invited to attend the graduation ceremony to recognize the Safe Sitters. Students must bring a bag lunch.

Date:      Tuesday, June 30 
Time:      9:00 am-4 pm
Place:     HFHS- Room 147
Cost:       $30.00 preregister by June 16  
Junior Jaguar Golf Clinic at Grand National 

Come learn the lifetime sport of golf!  Etiquette and golf fundamentals will be covered.  Learn how to play golf safely and have fun at the golf course!  Each golfer will receive a free sleeve of golf balls from Grand National Golf Course. Bring your own clubs if you have, but we have youth clubs available to use.  Contests and Prizes on the last day of the clinic.
   
Grades:  4-6 (Boys and Girls)
Place:   Grand National Golf Course
Dates:   Monday-Friday, June 15-19
Time:   8:00 am-9:30 am
Cost:   $10 per golfer  
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