Adult Classes

Tai Chi


Looking for a non-aerobic form of exercise which will improve your balance, reduce stress, and improve flexibility? Tai Chi may be the exercise for you. We are offering the Introductory Tai Chi Form
(9 Movements) in an 8 week series of classes.
This Tai Chi form is designed for beginners but will help more advanced students as well. The class will also include meditative breathing and Qigong, a series of powerful Traditional Chinese medical exercises to help maintain overall health.
Participants should wear loose fitting clothes & good walking shoes. For adults. All fitness levels welcome.
Location: Odd Road Community Center. Classes will be held Monday evenings 4:30-5:30pm
Session is September 18 thru November 13 for
8 weeks.
Cost: $57 residents; $67 non-residents
Class minimum of 8.
Program: #116

Line Dancing


Ages 16 to Adult
Line Dancing– No partner needed! Plenty of exercise guaranteed. Learn the basics to
many dances and you’ll be a pro. Move to the grooves and learn a new dance each week.
Combination of music styles will be used. Location: Poquoson
Primary School Gym Class runs for 10 sessions.
Classes meet Tuesday evenings
Session runs October 3 thru November 28
Instructor: Linda Coolican
Beginners: 6:30pm-7:30pm Program# 117
Intermediate: 7:30pm-8:30pm Program#118
Cost is $48 residents/$58 non-residents.
Register for the level you prefer.Wear comfortable clothes, and shoes. Get moving with Linda.
Must register in advance of the class at Community Recreation.

Couponing 101


Do you love the thrill of a good bargain or shopping
almost for free while saving money? This class will
introduce you to new ways on how to save money on groceries, everyday items, clothing and more. Learn the
basics to deal with store policies, how to stack coupons and easy applications and resources to help you save more and make your dollars go further. Class choice of dates:
Dates: Sunday, October 8 2-5pm Program #123
Thursday, November 16 6-9pm Program #124
Cost:$15 resident/$25 non-resident
Location: Municipal Building Deadline to register: 4 days prior to class.

Pistol Safety Course


Learn firearms safety, law and familiarization of handguns and ammunition, how to handle a weapon safely, and laws regarding use of firearms in self-defense. This one evening course  will cover many do’s and don’ts  for carrying a weapon for self defense.  As part of the course those students who wish to later apply for a concealed handgun permit may take a written test, and upon successful completion of the test,  a certificate will be provided that will allow you to apply for a Virginia Concealed Weapons Permit with the local court. No gun ownership required.   If you have a gun do not bring it to class until the instructor instructs you to do so. Class open to any age 21 or older. This course meets one evening.   Time: 6-9pm.  
Location: Municipal Building  
Cost per student: $55 residents/non-residents: $65   Each course limited to 10 students.

Choose the date when registering:
September 27
October 25
November 14
December 11

Instructor: Perry Bartels is a 22 year police veteran and firearms instructor. He is a certified instructor with the Virginia Department of of Criminal Justice Services. Must register 5 days in advance of the course.
Spaces will fill quickly, this course has been
very popular in the past.

One Stroke Painting Classes


How would you like to paint on canvas, wood, fabric or glass? Be successful and able to design after your very first lesson. Learn to paint the Carolina Beach Scene. This design is perfect for canvas, glass, walls and furniture! This project involves multiple strokes and techniques in learning decorative painting. Please bring a sketchbook (9x12 or larger), all other supplies provided.
Tuesday, September 26 6:30-8:30pm at the Municipal Building. Instructor: Kim Phillips
Cost: $43 for residents/$53 non-residents
Deadline to register is 5 days in advance of the course.
 

Pumpkin & Snowman Painting Workshop


Using one stroke painting techniques
Ages 13 to Adult
Paint on 20” wood cutouts of stacked Jack O Lanterns and Snowmen (painted on the same cutout). All supplies will be provided and participants are encouraged to wear a smock or painting clothes.
Tuesday, October 3 10 am - 12 noon or 6:30-8:30pm
Municipal Building
Instructor: Kim Phillips
Register by September 21.
Cost: $53 residents/ $63 non-residents

Furniture Painting Workshop


Ages 13 to Adult
Turn trash to treasure and learn how to paint or refinish your furniture into a beautiful and timeless piece. Learn about choosing paints, best paints for the job, and how to dry/wet distress the finish. Learn up to 3 different painting techniques. This course will also cover how to seal your work as well as how to use clear/dark waxes on furniture. All supplies will be provided and participants are encouraged to wear a smock or painting clothes so you can make your own samples to take home!
Thursday, September 28 Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Municipal Building
Instructor: Kim Phillips
Register by September 21
Cost: $43 residents/ $53 non-residents Program #115

Adult Sewing 101


Make an easy boutique toddler dress Does Pinterest have you confused and wishing you
could really sew to make great items? Do browse
but never undertake a project. This class will get
you started in the fun and  ease of adult sewing with a
simple project. Bring an operable sewing machine
with you if you have  one- but not required.
Do you have one and have no idea where to start? This class can help you get started.
Included are basic sewing skills to include selecting and reading a pattern, layout and cutting, and more. No experience necessary. Supplies list will be emailed to you prior to start of first class.
Materials purchase on your own from list provided by instructor. Sunday, November 5 1:00pm-5pm
Cost: $22.00residents /$32.00 non-residents.
Deadline to Register is October 24.
Instructor: Lisa Robbins Program# 134


Boating Safety Course


Virginia now requires all operators of boats and personal water craft to take a Safe Boating and Jet Ski Course.  The Virginia Boater Education Course is offered free at Poquoson Municipal Building, thanks to Poquoson Community Recreation and Flotilla 63–  Poquoson.
September 11 and 13 6:00-9:30pm must attend both nights.

Holiday Card Making


Ages 13 to Adult
Paint on cardstock to create your own painted holiday cards! Learn several different holiday designs using One Stroke Painting techniques. All supplies will be provided and participants are encouraged to wear a smock or painting clothes.
Tuesday, November 7 6:30-8:30pm
Municipal Building
Instructor: Kim Phillips
Register by October 31
Cost: $43 residents/ $53 non-residents Program#112