Classes & Activities

Prenatal & Post-Partum Exercise

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

This class is designed for expectant mothers and new mothers who would like to begin or continue an exercise routine.

Day and Time: 
Monday - Friday • 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Adaptive Aquatics

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Come and bring your child of exceptional needs to this fun and safe environment. Facilitated by our trained staff, Adaptive Aquatics will reinforce basic water safety in the presence of fun and exciting games.

Day and Time: 
Friday • 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Lifeguard Certification Course

September 2 - 20

This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to recognize and eliminate common aquatic hazards, accidents and injuries. Participants must be at least 15 years of age and have excellent swim skills. Includes training and certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Class space is limited. 

Program Fee: 
$250
Program Fee Includes: 
Lifeguard training manual, pocket mask and certification cards
Day and Time: 
Tuesday & Thursday • 6:00 - 9:00 PM & Saturday • 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: 
Arcata Community Pool, 1150 16th Street, Arcata
Notes: 
Please be prepared to participate in swimming pre-test. Makeup class sessions cost $40.00 per hour. Please call the Arcata Community Pool for more information and to register • (707) 822-6801

Yoga for Stiff People

January 5 – May 15
A friendly yoga class designed to accomodate beginning and intermediate students at any level of flexibility. Designed to promote strength, balance, flexibility and conscious mind/body relaxation. Students are encouraged to practive safely within their personal level of physical fitness and limitation. Every class is ended with a guided relaxation.
Drop-In Fee: 
$7 HSU Students & Seniors over 62, $8 All Others
Day and Time: 
Mondays & Wednesdays, 8:30 - 9:30 AM
Location: 
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center in Eureka (921 Waterfront Drive)
Notes: 
Class schedule subject to change, call the HBAC to check for an updated schedule. The course will not meet during the month of March.

Wilderness First Responder with Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS

January 7 - 16

This challenging 80 hour course is designed to provide outdoor leaders, instructors, guides, rangers and travelers with the knowledge needed to deal with emergencies in remote settings. This class meets national standards for urban and extended care situations and is recognized by many agencies, schools and institutions. All levels of previous training are welcome. Successful course completion earns you a WMI Adult & Child CPR certification and a WMI Wilderness First Responder certification. EMTs will earn a Wilderness EMT certification. All certifications are current for two years. Please note that the registration deadline is well in advance of the course. Please visit www.nols.edu/wmi/courses/wfr.shtml for more information about the Wilderness Medicine Institute and NOLS courses.

Program Fee: 
$605 HSU Students • $660 All Others
Day and Time: 
See WMI website for course schedule
Location: 
HSU Campus • Nelson Hall East 102 • Goodwin Forum
Notes: 
You will be required to pay a 50% deposit to secure a space in the class
Early Bird Discount: 
A discount of $20 will be given for those who register before November 21
Registration Deadline: 
December 5 • unless spaces are not filled

Private Kayak Instruction

Wednesdays

Instruction Includes equipment basics, entering and exiting a kayak, and the essentials of a combat roll. Skills are taught based on participant’s level of experience. Preregistration and prepayment are required. 

Program Fee: 
$40 per session
Program Fee Includes: 
Instruction, kayaks and all necessary gear
Day and Time: 
Wednesdays • 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Location: 
Arcata Community Pool
Notes: 
Students can stay until 9:00 PM to practice

Drop-In Kayak Roll Session

Wednesdays

This open pool time gives patrons an opportunity to practice basic kayak techniques including paddle strokes, bracing, and the combat roll. Equipment is available to a limited number of people on a first-come, first-served basis. Others may bring their own equipment.

Prerequisite: 
Minimum Age: 15 (parent/guardian must be present for participants under 18)
Drop-In Fee: 
$10
Day and Time: 
Wednesdays • 7:30 - 9:00pm
Location: 
Arcata Community Pool
Notes: 
Please call the Arcata Community Pool to register

Emergency Medical Technician Certification

January 20 - May 12

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) care for the sick or injured in emergency medical settings. People's lives often depend on their quick reactions and competent care. EMTs and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities. This class provides entry level knowledge and skills, as well as testing strategies for the national exam and information on how to obtain and maintain national, state and local licenses and certifications.
 

Prerequisite: 
18 years of age, CPR for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent
Program Fee: 
$325 HSU Students • $365 All Others
Materials Needed: 
Current EMT book. Recommended: Workbook and Online/eBook resources.
Day and Time: 
Mondays &Tuesdays • 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Location: 
Nelson Hall East 102 • Goodwin Forum
Notes: 
Contact hsuemt@gmail.com for any additional information.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

February 1
This six-hour course is the highest level of CPR offered and is designed for first responders and health-care professionals to help care for victims in the event of an emergency. The course contents include recognizing an emergency, legal obligations, preventing disease transmission, working with different breathing barriers for resuscitation, and learning how to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies. Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will receive a certificate in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
Program Fee: 
$70 HSU Students • $85 All Others
Day and Time: 
Sunday • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center Lounge

Hypnosis Demystified

February 1
Learn what hypnosis is and why it has the power to influence and accelerate healing. Understand both the psychological and neurological underpinnings that make this therapy so potent and permanent. By dispelling the myths behind its humorous past, participants cut through the illusion of hypnotism and actually get to experience the beauty of the natural and enjoyable trance state.
Program Fee: 
$20 HSU Students • $25 All Others
Day and Time: 
Sunday • 2:00 – 3:30 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 124
Notes: 
Contact the facilitator Kyle Wannigman for questions at PositiVibesHypnotherapy.com or (707) 840-4640

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