General Information

Color Guard 2 is a standard Flag Class using a 5 1/2 foot metal pole with a standard sized flag attached. There is a height requirement of 5ft for this class. This class will teach Color Guard Technique used for Marching Band, including basic movements: Drop Spins, Double Time, Back Scratchers, Butterfly, Simple Flip Tosses, Tick Tocks, Cones.

2020 Spring Session:  April 2 – June 6

Registrations are available online and paper registrations will be in the church brochure racks by Mar 6. They will be accepted in the Sports and Recreation Office until April 2, or until the class fills up, whichever occurs first. Late registrations will be accepted if space is available. Office hours are 9am-4:30pm. Pre-requisites include: At least 5ft tall, must be responsible with the transportation of 5 1/2ft metal pole and standard size practice flag between classes.

Fee:  $50.00 if you are a returning student and have your 5 1/2 ft metal flag pole and flag.
$20.00 for 5 1/2 foot metal pole with a standard sized practice flag attached.
For Spring Session Only: Spring Festival Costume Hair Bow fee $10
Refund Policy: No refund will be given to any participant who withdraws after the second week of practice. 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.

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Important Information


This class is for students age 13-17.  Requirements for New Students:  Pre-requisites include:  At least 5ft tall, must be responsible with the transportation of 5 1/2ft metal pole and standard size practice flag.

Classes will be held Thursdays at 7:55-8:55pm

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

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

Solid Black on bottom (shorts, fingertip length or longer, or yoga pants)
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.

Spring Dance Festival:  Saturday, June 6 at 6pm inside First Friends Gym
Spring Dress Rehearsal:  Friday, June 5 (see instructor for schedule)

Winter Dance Festival:  Saturday, March 14 at 6pm inside First Friends Gym
Winter Dress Rehearsal:  Friday, March 13 (see instructor for schedule)

Instructors:  Erica Fill and Deanna Schmucker

Questions?  Contact First Friends Sports and Recreation Ministry at Ph #330-966-6868, email

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Parent Resources

Spring Session Parent Welcome Letter (click here to view and print) (coming soon)

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Canton, OH 44714

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