DC 37 Saturday Activity Programs
37 Education Department
The DC 37 Education Department offers a variety of interesting programs on Saturdays for members; their spouses and children; and retirees of DC 37. Classes meet for either 8 or 10 weeks, and there is a fee for each individual program. These fees do not include equipment, such as a guitar or a camera, etc.
Registration for these classes takes place three times a year. Watch for the announcements in the Public Employee Press regarding registration. For more information on the programs and fees, please call (212) 815-1700.
The following are the classes offered:
- Drawing & Sketching
Learn the basics of sketching and drawing with an artist. Art classes are for ages 12 to adult. Seasoned sketch artists are also welcome to join the class. Cost is $65.00 for 8 weeks.
Learn the basics of crochet from the foundation up, including basic pattern reading (words and symbols), and projects for beginner/intermediate crocheters. No experience necessary. Open to ages 12 to adult.
Guitar classes include basic technique, fundamentals of melody, harmony and rhythm for guitarists. Beginner and intermediate classes offered. Open to ages 8 to adult.
Learn the basics of knitting including how to cast on, the knit and purl stitches, how to bind off, and the basics of pattern reading. Beginner and intermediate classes offered. Open to ages 16 to adult.
Learn the new technology of digital photography and 35 mm camera technique. Create your own website, learn scanning and retouching of your photos, how to email of your images and much more. Open to ages 15 to adult.
- Tai Chi
Tai Chi is a gentle exercise used for relaxation, stress reduction, internal strength and as a martial art. Explore the healing benefits of Tai Chi in this introduction to Yang style Tai Chi. Beginner and intermediate classes offered. Open to ages 18 to adult.
Master the basics of achieving balance in your life through the discipline of Yoga. Classes are specifically tailored for relaxation, toning and increased flexibility. Open to beginners, ages 16 to adult.