General Information

This is an exercise class for individuals ages 18+ that focuses mainly on your upper body. You will be using 5ft poles with flags attached. This class will teach the basic movements for color guard and allow you to put them into different combinations creating a mini routine each week. This class is not required to participate in the end of session festival, but that can change depending on the participants’ wishes. You will build arm strength, learn a new skill and make new friends. 

Requirement: Be able to manipulate a 5ft pole and stand for an hour.  Participants will be responsible for bringing flags back and forth to class.

2020 Spring Session:  April 2 to June 4

Registration is available online with debit/credit card and will be in the church brochure racks by March 6 and can be turned in at the church Welcome Desk with check/cash during office hours Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm. Returning students do not need to purchase new Flags, if they have one from previous class and is in good condition.

Fee:  $50.00 plus cost of flag pole and flag $20, if you don’t have one from previous session/or, in poor condition. (minimum $5 fee retained if refund requested, see refund policy below.)
Refund Policy: No refund will be given to any participant who withdraws after the second week of class. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any participant removed from the class during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons. Refund will be determined according to return of equipment and condition of equipment. (pole and flag)

 

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Important Information

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This class is for adult students age 18 and over.  Requirements:  Need to be able to manipulate a 5ft pole and stand for an hour.  Students will be responsible with the transportation of  Flags between classes.    Returning students have the option of not purchasing a new Flag, if they still have one from previous class and is in good shape.   Make checks payable to First Friends Church.

Classes will be held Thursdays,  5:45pm – 6:45pm.

Mandatory Meeting: Thursday, March 26 at 6pm at First Friends Church.  Contact the Sports office at sports@firstfriends.org with questions.

What do students wear to flag class?
Comfortable clothes and sneakers that follow these guidelines:

Shorts must be longer than fingertips
No words/illustrations on the derriere
Students with long hair must pull the hair back.
Tennis shoes or other comfortable dance shoes
T-shirt or other shirt that covers shoulders (no tank tops) and bellies.

Winter Session Welcome Letter (click here to view)

Spring Dance Festival:  Saturday, June 6 at 6pm in First Friends Church gym.  Please Note:  It is optional for this class to participate in the festival, not required.
Dance Festival Rehearsal:  Friday, June 5

Winter Dance Festival:  Saturday, March 14 at 6pm in First Friends Church gym.  Please Note:  It is optional for this class to participate in the festival, not required.
Dance Festival Rehearsal:  Friday, March 13  (contact instructor for schedule)

Instructors:  Erica Fill and Deanna Schmucker

Questions?  Contact First Friends Sports and Recreation Ministry at Ph #330-966-6868, email sports@firstfriends.org

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Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714
330-966-6868
sports@firstfriends.org

A ministry of  First Friends Church

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