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Community Education - Summer 2015

We are pleased to offer a variety of Community Education classes. All classes are open to the public! Please note that some classes need to have a minimum number of students enrolled in order for the class to run and are specified below.

Register for Community Education classes or in person at the Reception Desk in the Eccles Health, Wellness, and Athletic Center, or over the phone by calling 801.832.2862801.832.2862 to register with a Visa, MC, or Discover.



Beginning Golf

This class is perfect for anyone thinking about taking up the game, but wants to get started off on the right foot, or for people that have been playing golf for a while, but have never really had any formal instruction.  Local PGA Certified Golf Professional, charter member and former coach of the Westminster “Swingin’ Griffins” Varsity Golf Team, Mike Nickas, will help to develop your game from the green all the way back to the tee.  You’ll learn the five major shots including putting, chipping, pitching, irons and tee shots; as well as learn about the rules and history of the game, club design, etiquette and how to develop good practice habits.   Sign up for this course and you will be well on your way to enjoying the game of a lifetime!

 Don’t have your own clubs?  Equipment and practice balls will be provided to you on class nights by Rose Park Golf Course.

The first class will take place on Westminster campus in a classroom (Gore 106), subsequent classes will meet at Rose Park Golf Course.   

  • Cost:  $130
  • Session 1:  Tuesdays, May 26 - June 30
  • Session 2:  Tuesdays, July 14 - August 18
  • 6:00 - 7:30 PM
  • Location:  First class will meet on Campus, Gore 106.  All other classes will meet at Rose Park Golf Course, 1386 N. Redwood Rd., SLC, UT  84116


Intermediate golf

This class is perfect for anyone that has been playing the game for a while, took one of the beginning golf classes, or has had some form of formal golf instruction, and is thinking about either getting into competitive golf, wants an edge in their weekend game, or is just trying to avoid an awkward situation on the course playing in a business setting.  This class is taught by local PGA Certified Golf Professional, charter member and former coach of the Westminster “Swingin’ Griffins” Varsity Golf Team, Mike Nickas.  This class is designed to introduce several advanced concepts of the game of golf to the student including advanced swing mechanics, trouble shots, course management, structured practice, etiquette, and game formats.  Upon completion of this course the student should have a firm grasp on the finer points of swing theory and should have the ability to participate in a competitive situation. 

Practice Balls will be provided courtesy of Rose Park Golf Course

Classes will meet at Rose Park Golf Course (1386 N. Redwood Rd. SLC, UT 84116) 

  • Cost:  $130
  • Dates:  Tuesdays, September 1 - September 29
  • Time:  5:30 - 7:00 pm
  • Place:  Rose Park Golf Course (1386 N. Redwood Rd. SLC, UT  84116)


Yoga Basics

This is perfect for any one who would like to begin a yoga practice or move deeper into their existing yoga practice. We will focus on the 8 limbs of yoga—including postures, breathing, meditation, chanting, etc. The teacher, Jacqueline Morasco, has been teaching yoga in SL for over ten years and has a special interest in making the practice as individualized as can be. She likes to take a gentle approach while strengthening and stretching the body, mind and breathe.  

  •  Cost:  $40 
  • Summer Session:  Saturdays, June 6, 13, 20, and July 11 (no class June 27 and July 4)
  • 9:30 - 11:00 AM
  • Location: Westminster College, Eccles Health Wellness, and Athletic Center Studio
  • Min. # of students: 7, Max # of students: 20
  • Drop-ins will be welcome after the minimum has been met: Drop In Rate: $12.00 per class
  • Registration Deadline:  Friday, June 5th.  

Discover SCUBA

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  • Cost:  $10
  • Monday, June 15, 6:00 pm.
  • Location:  Aquatic Center, Health, Wellness, and Athletic Center

Beginning SCUBA Diving

Beginning Scuba Diving is designed to introduce students to the joy and excitement of scuba diving. Through home study, class sessions and pool sessions, you will learn the essential information to scuba dive safely in a swimming pool. After the initial classes at Dive Utah, you can choose to complete Open Water training at the Homestead Crater in Midway and complete your PADI Open Water Diver certification. This prestigious certification is internationally recognized and will allow you a lifetime of scuba enjoyment.  Fees include classroom and pool instruction, texts, scuba gear rental, open water instruction, and Homestead Crater entry fees.  

  • Cost:  $399
  • Class Orientation: Monday, June 15, from 6:00-7:30 PM, Location:  TBA
  • Classes at Dive Utah June 22, 29, July 6, and 13 - 6:30-10:00 PM (Dive Utah, 4679 S 2225 E · Holladay, UT 84117)
  • Additional Class at Homestead Crater - TBD  

Advanced SCUBA

If you already have your open water certification you can join the Advanced Open Water Diver Course.  During the course you will learn five additional skills such as how to carefully plan a dive to a depth between 60 - 100 ft., how to preserve the beauty of a delicate reef by using advanced buoyancy skills and much more.  You will even have the opportunity to try out an underwater propulsion vehicle!  To register for the class email Robyn Hyde.  There is a short assignment you will need to complete before the first class on the 17th.  Course fee includes classroom and pool instruction, text, scuba gear rental and entry fees to certification sites.  Students must have a log book and Recreational Dive Planner (RDP).

  • Cost:  $230
  • Class Orientation: Monday, Monday, June 15, from 6:00-7:30 PM, Location:  TBA
  • Classes at Dive Utah June 22, 29, July 6, and 13 - 6:30-10:00 PM (Dive Utah, 4679 S 2225 E · Holladay, UT 84117)
  • Additional Class at Homestead Crater - TBD 



Jackie Sorensen Fitness classes

Workout with Jacki Sorensen's Fitness class. We combine stretching, flexibility, corework, weight training and aerobic exercise into each class. Jacki's classes use upbeat and motivating music. Participate at your own level.  Enjoy a safe, effective approach to fitness.

Jackie Sorensen Step Aerobics:  Class format: Each class begins with a light cardiovascular routine. Without stopping you move on to a vertifirm exercises which gives you a complete workout that strengthens and firms your upper and lower body. Use of hand weights are optional during this segment of class. You continue with corework, abdominal exercises and pushups. Next is the cardiovascular segment of class to shape up your heart and give you more energy. Finish class with a cool down to lower your heart rate and leave you feeling great about all you've accomplished in one hour. 

 Jackie Sorensen Dance Aerobics:  Jacki Sorensen's aerobic dancing combines stretching, corework, weight training, and aerobic exercise into each class. All routines are carefully choreographed and fit the mood of the music. Come have fun while you slim.  

  • Cost:  Step Aerobics, $65
  • Cost:  Dance Aerobics, $140
  • SPECIAL:  Sign up for both classes and save $25, $180
  • Step Aerobics, 8:15 - 9:15 am, Saturdays, June 6 - September 5 (no class on July 4)
  • Dance Aerobics, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, Mondays & Wednesdays, June 1 - September 2
  • Drop In Class, $7