Summer 2023 Community Education Enrichment Guide
Welcome to Mason Community Education
We take a bit of a break for Summer. We only offer Aquatics programming in the summer so the buildings can get prepared for the next school year. The recommended method of enrollment is to go online to: https://mason.revtrak.net/ Please see the last page of the guide for important registration and programming information!
Sports Camps are run through Mason High School Athletic Office.
Summer Sports Camps
All Summer Sports Camps are run the through Mason High School Athletic Office. Please call 517-676-6535 with questions. Enrollment forms are available online or at the High School Athletic Office.
View program offerings and additional information on the Athletics page. Summer camps include baseball, basketball, football, tennis, volleyball, soccer and softball.
Boys' Youth Basketball Camp
June 5 - 8, 2023
Grades 9 - 12, 3-5:30 p.m.
June 26 - 29, 2023
Grades 6 - 8, 12-1:30 p.m.
Grades 3 - 5, 1:30-3 p.m.
Held At Mason High School
Youth Football Camp
June 19 - 22, 2023
Grades 4 – 8, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Held At Mason High School Football Field
Girls' Youth Basketball Camp
June 26 - 29, 2023
Grades 9 - 12, 8-9:30 a.m. Held At Mason High School
Grades 6 - 8, 9:30-11 a.m. Held At Mason High School
Grades 3 - 5, 12-1:30 p.m. Held At Harvey Center Gym
Youth Tennis Camp
June 19 - 22, 2023
Grades 9 - 12, 9-11 a.m.
Grades 3 - 8, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Held At Mason High School Tennis Courts
Youth Volleyball Camp
June 19 - 23, 2023
Grades 9 – 12, 8-10:30 a.m. Girls Only
Grades 6 – 8, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Girls Only
Grades 5 & Under, 1-2:30 p.m. Girls And Boys
Held At Mason High School Field House
Youth Soccer Camp
Session 1 - June 26 - 29, 2023
Session 2 - July 24 - 27, 2023
Grades K - 2, 9-10:30 a.m.
Grades 3 - 5, 9-11 a.m.
Held At Rayner Park Soccer Fields
Youth Baseball Camp
June 19 - 21, 2023
Grades 2-8, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Held At Mason High School Baseball Field
Youth Softball Camp (Spring)
May 14 and 21, 2023
8u-10u, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
12u-14u, 2-4 p.m.
Held at Mason High School Varsity Softball Field
Mason Summer Tennis Academy
Hello Mason Community!
We are excited to announce the return of our Summer Tennis Camps. We will have the following class offerings for children of all ages and skill levels, and now adults! We look forward to seeing and working with you! Course offerings and registration are available on the Mason Summer Tennis Academy page.
All lessons will be held at Mason High School Tennis Courts (1001 S. Barnes Mason, MI 48854). (If canceled because of rain, we will try our best to make-up on a different day)
Jimmy Joyce: Mason High School Boys Varsity Tennis Coach, Mason High School Girls JV Tennis Coach, PTR Certified Tennis Professional at Michigan Athletic Club, Mason High School Teacher
Chelsea Hayhoe: Mason High School Boys Varsity Tennis Assistant Coach
If you have any questions or issues email Jimmy Joyce.
Payment: Payment in the form of checks, cash, or Venmo will be required on the first day of every session. Please make checks payable to Jimmy Joyce.
Aquatics Program Offerings
Please keep in mind that home swim meets and other events may close the pool with little notice.
Please like and follow Mason Aquatic Center and Mason Community Education on Facebook for most up to date information regarding offerings, closings, etc. Pool is completely closed 7/31 - 8/4 for maintenance.
June 19 - August 18, 2023
- Monday - Friday, 1-3 p.m.
- Thursday/Friday, 7-9 p.m.
NO Open Swim: 6/30 (no evening), 7/3, 7/4, 7/31-8/4
Price: $3/Adults, $2/Children & Senior Citizens, $8 per a family of 4 ($1 for each additional family member in same household) NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED, PAY CASH AT THE DOOR! Bring correct change, please. No credit cards accepted.
For the safety of all patrons we ask that all children 7 years of age and younger be accompanied by an adult in the water unless the child can proficiently swim on their own without a floatation device. Children that are not potty trained must wear a swim diaper. We do not sell or provide diapers. The lifeguard on duty will determine the proficiency of the swimmer to swim in the deep end. Lifeguards will have a lane open for adult Lap Swimmers. All swimmers must follow lifeguard direction and abide by safety rules at all times.
Adult Lap Swim/Walk (18+)
June 19 - August 31, 2023
- Monday - Friday - Mon/Wed 7:15PM - 8:45PM
NO Swim - 7/3, 7/4, 7/31-8/4 6:00AM - 7:30AM
Pricing: Community Member: $5/person or $35/Punch Card (10 punches. 11th punch free.) MPS Employee: $2/person. No punch cards Senior Citizen (60+): $4/person or $28/Punch Card (10 punches)
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED, PAY CASH AT THE DOOR! Bring correct change, please. No credit cards accepted.
Water Fitness (16+)
Shallow Water Class only *No Deep Water Class*
June 19 - August 23, 2023
- Monday and Wednesday 7:15PM - 8:15PM
NO Class - 7/3, 7/31, 8/2
Price: $6 at the door or purchase a 10 visit punch card - $45 for ages 16-59. Ages 60+ is $36. No advanced registration is required. Senior Citizen (ages 60+) have discounted punch card price
Swim Lesson FAQ
Where is the pool located? The pool is located at the High School 1001 S. Barnes St., Mason, MI 48854 at the north end of the building by the tennis courts- opposite side of the school from the football field.
What level should I sign my child up for? Each lesson description has information on what is taught in each level and appropriate age levels. Please read carefully and choose the best fit for your child's current skill set. If you sign your child up for the wrong level and the correct level is full, we will provide you a refund for the session. We cannot accommodate students enrolled in the wrong level for safety reasons. If you're not sure what to enroll in, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for help.
What should I bring? Your towel, swimsuit, goggles, & any personal items you might need. Have long hair tied back. Men's, women's and family locker room are available to use.
What time should I arrive? 5-10 minutes before your class time.
Can I stay and watch? Yes, but please sit on the bleachers or in the upstairs balcony and do not interfere with the child's lesson.
Are swim lessons the only ones in the pool? No, often the pool is often being utilized by other groups. All groups work together to ensure everyone has the space they need available.
Why are there not more days/times offered? We understand classes are limited and fill very quickly and that is frustrating. However, we can only offer the number of classes we have staff and pool space for. Your child's safety during lessons is our #1 priority.
When are classes? Summer class options have daytime and evening options. No weekend classes are available. Daytime classes you come EVERY day Monday-Thursday during your session. Evenings are one time PER week.
Is the pool warm? Mason Aquatic Center is a competitive pool. It is heated to 82* but this can feel chilly to many. We highly recommend long sleeved bathing suits when swimming here. We cannot raise the temperature just for lessons
Swim Lesson Level Descriptions
Parent Child (6 Months - 4 Years) (30 minutes) No experience required. The focus of this class is to create a nurturing aquatic environment through activities, and parent/child bonding. Adults will learn safety tips to keep you and your child safe in and around water Introductions to floating on front/back, kicking, under water exploration and basic water safety. Children not potty trained must wear a swim diaper. Adult must be in the water with the child at all times.
Make A Splash (3.5 – 5 Years) (30 minutes) Previous class experience & 42” height is required. This class is for young swimmers who are ready to make the transition out of a parent and child class and can safely follow directions from a teacher, but not quite ready for a Level Class. Continuation of water adjustment skills and self-exploration in the water along with skill training. Students must be potty trained to attend this class.
Level 1 (30 minutes) Appropriate for ages 5-10. Recommended child height of 48". Students will work on water entrances/exits, blowing bubbles, water bobbing, floating on front/back, rolling front to back, safety, and learning combined arm and leg action.
Level 2 (45 minutes) Appropriate for ages 6-12 with previous lesson experience. Learn to fully submerge and hold breath. Work on advanced bobbing, recover from a front float or glide to a vertical position, roll from front to back and front crawl at least 15 yards. Continued safety skills and Introduction of rhythmic breathing & combined arm and leg action.
Level 3 (45 minutes) Appropriate for ages 6-12 with previous lesson experience. Learn to enter from deep end, scissors kick, rhythmic breathing, introduction of breast stroke, refining elementary backstroke, front crawl, and backstroke, treading water in the deep.
Level 4 (45 minutes) Appropriate for ages 7-13 with previous lesson experience. Stroke technique and swimming more distance for endurance will be the focus in Level 4. Swimmers will also be introduced to open turns on the front and back.
Prep for MASC (45 minutes) Appropriate for ages 7-13 with previous lesson experience. Must have passed Level 4 or can swim 25 yards on front and back without stopping. Students will refine skills in backstroke, front crawl, breast stroke, fly, entries, turns and starts.
Supplemental Program Information
Driver Education Classes
Facilitated by: Driving Right Training School. Classes held at Mason High School. Several sessions January-June. MUST REGISTER/ENROLL AT WWW.DRIVINGRIGHT.ORG Call: (517) 351-0064 with questions.
Renting the Mason Aquatic Center is perfect for a birthday party, staff gathering, family reunion or scout outing. 2.5 hour rental is standard and pricing depends on number of swimmers. Pricing starts at $150. Please email email@example.com with questions or to inquire about availability (Saturday and Sunday options only).
We Need Your Help!
We love offering new and exciting classes and activities for our families to participate in. Whether it is for students only, adults only or something both can enjoy - we want to hear about it! These can be exercise classes, language study, art classes, music classes, board games - it's all a possibility! If we can make it happen in our facilities, we are open to it. If you have a passion, hobby or business that would be interested in offering a class, please reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know what you're thinking. I look forward to discussing your ideas!
Community Education Important Information
Each class has a minimum and maximum number of participants to run the class. In order for teachers to properly prepare for their class, please pre-register and pre-pay for all classes/events. Registration will end 1 week before class/event starts. Printed copies of the guide can be picked up at Mason High School Athletic Office. Please mark your calendars for any dates listed where class will not be held due to school closure or other events interfering. If school is closed for inclement weather or other reasons, Community Education and Aquatic Center are also closed.
THERE WILL BE NO REGISTRATION AT THE DOOR FOR CLASSES OR EVENTS (unless otherwise noted)!
Email Jessica Miller with Community Education questions.
Email Jacob Hazewinkel with Aquatics questions.
ONLINE: Make an account to enroll and pay online: https://mason.revtrak.net <-- PREFERRED METHOD!!
WALK-IN: Please call ahead for a walk in time. 517.244.6416
MAIL: Please fill out information at the bottom of this page. Enclose a check made payable to Mason Public Schools. Mail to: Community Education, 1001 S. Barnes Street, Mason, MI 48854. Elem Dance is ONLY online enrollment.
CONFIRMATION: You will be emailed and called if your class is canceled or needs to be changed for any reason. No confirmations will be mailed but registering online will allow you to print a confirmation. A detailed email will be sent to you the Monday of the week your class/event takes place. Keep an eye out for that (check your spam if you do not see it)!
REFUND POLICY: Full refunds will be given for classes canceled by Community Education. A $5 processing fee is charged for each class dropped by the customer. To request a refund, call the Community Education office at-least two days prior to the first scheduled class. No refunds will be given if notification is received after the two-day deadline. Community Education reserves the right to cancel and/or reschedule class days/times as needed. In case of last minute closure, every effort will be made to reschedule, but this is not guaranteed depending on building and staff availability. There are NO prorated class prices or partial refunds.
Mason High School - 1001 S. Barnes Street
Aquatic Center is located on the north end of the high school building OPPOSITE the football stadium. Same side of the building as the Tennis Courts.
Mason Middle School - 235 Temple Street
Alaiedon Elementary - 1723 Okemos Road
North Aurelius Elementary - 115 N. Aurelius Road
Steele Elementary - 531 Steele Street
Harvey Educational Center - 400 S. Cedar Street