Community Education


Commmunity Education classes are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. All classes require pre-registration prior to the start date.  Payment is required at time of enrollment.  Visit the Registration page for more information. Print and mail in the Enrollment form.

PDF DocumentOctober & November 2019 Class Offering Brochure

Cancellation Policy

Community Education reserves the right to cancel any class where there is insufficient enrollment. A full refund will be issued if a class is canceled by Community Education. For cancellations due to weather, please call the Center. The cancellations will also be listed on WZZM-13 television.

To Cancel and Receive a Refund: A refund will be issued (minus $5.00 processing fee) if the participant cancels at least 48 hours (two business days) prior to the start of the class. If you cancel the day before or the day of class, there will be no refund. No refunds made after the class has started, regardless of attendance. All no shows will not be rolled over into the next upcoming class.

Fees: A service charge of $35.00 will be assessed for returned/insufficient funds.

2019 Fall Youth Classes

Babysitting Clinic - this class will give your youth a clear overview of what he or she needs to know about babysitting techniques. The do's and don't, what to do in case of, and other responsibilities that go along with the job. CPR & FA will also be taught in the class. Ages: 11-up. Cost: $42. Class held in Springview Computer Lab. Time: 3:45-5:45. Date: October 14, 2019

Creative Movement for DK & KDG -  Held at Springview Gym on Thursdays, 4:40-5:30 pm. Ages 5 & 6, DK and KDG. This session is geared towards young children who wish to be introduced to dance and/or are looking to get active in a fun learning environment. During the session, students will learn how to move to different genres of music, basic dance technique, and collaboration skills with fellow classmates. this class will also prepare a dance for the end of session showcase, in the Fine Arts Center. Class is offered on Thursdays,Starting October 3,10,17, 31 Nov. 7 with a recital on Wednesday, November 13. Cost: $60.00

Beginners & Intermediates Dance: Thursdays, Springview Gym, 3:40 pm-4:30 pm. Ages 1st-5th grade. The focus of this class will be to introduce and build onto basic techniques in styles such as ballet, lyrical, modern, and jazz, along with developing an appreciation for the art of dance. Beginner and Intermediate dancers are welcome! This session will aim to build dance vocabulary, musicality, and flexibility and emphasizes collaboration with fellow students. Dancers in this class will be learning a showcase piece to perform at end of the session, on stage in the Fine Arts Center. Class is offered Thursdays, Starting October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7 with a recital on Wednesday November 13. Cost is $60.00.

First Aid and CPR / AED Certification: These classes will cover AED training, CPR and First Aid with certification that lasts for 2 years.  Must attend both classes to receive certification. 6:00pm - 8:30pm    Age:16+   Cost: $65.00 When: Monday November 4 and Wednesday November 6 Where: Allendale Middle school.  Classroom 503. 

Hunters Safety - This Hunters education course will teach new hunters responsibility, ethics, firearm safety, wildlife identification, game care, survival and first aid. If your son/daughter is 12 yrs. and under, please plan to attend this class with them. You must attend both classes and test at the end of class to be certified. Hunters Safety is offered one evening and one full Saturday. Bring a pen & pencil along with a sack lunch on Saturday. Class is held at Allendale High School in the Media Center. Call the Community Education office to sign up. Ages: 12 and under please plan to attend with them.  Date: Thursday, 10/3/19 from 5:30-8:00  & Saturday, 10/05/19, 8-4:30 pm. Cost:$10.00. Where: Allendale High School Media Center

Karate - Standale Karate will instruct this class after school in the Springview gym. The purpose and main focus is to teach Tae Kwon Do Martial Arts. Self-discipline & self control will be incorporated into the training. Parents are invited to sit in during class time but this is not required.   Ages:DK-5th. Date: September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 29, November 5.  Cost: $50.00. Time: 3:40-4:30. Where: Evergreen Elementary

Keys to a Loving Marriage -  This class covers the essentials for a great relationship including identifying and meeting each others' most important needs and finding solution to problems. Class is geared toward Engaged and Married couples. Date: October 9 @ 6:30 - 8:00 Cost: $20.00 per couple Where: Allendale Middle School Room 503

Learn to Skate/Rollerblade:  This class will teach balance, starting / stopping, forward movement and skating games. Parent(s) may skate with child for free.  Please arrive 20 minutes early to check in and get skates on.  Ages: 4+ Saturdays from 10am - 10:45am When: Oct 26 - November 16. Cost: $35.00     Where: Tarry Hall Rink, 3330 Fairlanes Ave, Grandville MI

Learn to Ice Skate:  Students will be taught how to balance, bend, march forward, stride, how to get back up, agility, glide and more. Students will run through station on the ice to rotate through instruction.   All students MUST wear a helmet (bring along a bike or hockey helmet.)     Dress warm and wear gloves. Wear only one pair of thin socks so that skates fit.  Ages: 4+  When: Saturdays November 23 - January 11 Time: 9:00am - 9:50 am Where: Grand Valley Stars 8500 48th Ave, Hudsonville, MI 49426

Learn to Play Hockey:   This class is the second step of youth Hockey (thru first is learn to skate class.)  Student will enjoy learning and improving their skating and puck handling skills through challenging drills & on ice games. Participants will be separated by ability in order for each participant to feel comfortable and challenged. Instruction will be high tempo, positive, and suited to the skill level of each player.  Players can rent the equipment that they need. $100.00 is due at rental and $50.00 refunded within 5 days of complete bag and equipment return. Any missing equipment will be deducted from refund.  Ages: 5 - 9   When: Saturdays, November 23 - January 11 Time: 10am - 10:45am  Where: Grand Valley Stars 850048th Ave, Hudsonville, MI 49426

Zumba: This class will incorporate upbeat dance using Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. Its a full body aerobic workout, divided into different tracks that provide peaks and troughs of intensity.   Ages: 18+  When: Tuesdays  October 1 - November 16 Time: 6pm - 7pm                    Where: Evergreen Elementary Gym








2019 Fall Classes for Adults - Course Descriptions

Adult Classes


Zumba/Dance Fitness with Marcie - This class will incorporate Zumba, an upbeat dance using Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. We will use the Dance Fitness formula, where we add a longer warm up and cool down to allow participants a program that improves balance, flexibility and cardiovascular strength with its unique program. This provides an appropriate workout for thise just beginning a fitness program as well as our more advanced participants. Tuesdays: October 1, 8, 29. November 5, 12, 19, 26. December 3.  No class October 15 & 22. Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm. Location: Springview Elementary gym. Cost: $64.00.  We will accept walk-ins after the 1st week of class for a $9.00 per class fee.


Office located in:
Springview Elementary
10690  Learning Lane
Allendale, MI 49401
616-892-3458 (office)
616-895-9191 (fax)

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm


Brianne Blanksma
Community Education and Student Services Coordinator