Recreation & Leisure Courses

About Recreation & Leisure At PSC

PSC Kids College is proceeding with plans to have in-person camps, in a limited capacity, with enhanced safety protocols to protect the wellness of participants and staff. We are currently working through all of the details, but our goal is to hold classes the week of June 22nd. Once additional information is available, we will provide an update that includes registration and class schedule information Our virtual camps are still ongoing as well as our Ed2Go classes for Teens.

At this time, the majority of CE classes are offered online. Our Motorcycle Safety courses are available at a limited capacity and CDC guidelines are enforced. The pool, fitness centers, and gymnastics facilities are currently closed until further notice. Please call our office for details or join our mailing list.
We look forward to re-opening at some point in the future. Stay safe and stay well.

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“The mission of the Continuing Education Unit is to be a strong link between the college and community by offering courses and programs for lifelong learning, recreation and leisure, and cultural events at a reasonable price and convenient to students of all ages.”

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Use the links on this page to browse our course offerings. If you have any questions please call our office at 850-484-1797, or email us at ce@pensacolastate.edu.

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Recreation & Leisure Course Registration Options

Register on-Line

  • You may register on-line by pressing Register Now button below.  Follow prompts using shopping cart and pay with credit card. For more detailed instructions, please see our Online Registration Instructions.
  • You may register using your Spyglass account.

Register in Person

  • You may register in person at any of the following locations:
    • Registration Center, Pensacola Campus; Building 2
    • Student Services Office; Warrington Campus; Building 3600
    • Student Services Office, Milton Campus; Building 4200
  • Complete the registration form at the registration area or bring a completed form with you.
  • After you register on one of the campuses and pay your fees, you will receive your schedule.
  • In-person registration is available throughout the semester.
  • Continuing Education Registration Form – please download, print, complete and bring with you to any Pensacola State College campus or site.

Register Using Mail

  • To register by mail, complete all sections of the Continuing Education Registration Form.
  • Mail the completed form with your payment (do not send cash) to:

    Pensacola State College Cashier’s Office
    1000 College Boulevard
    Pensacola, Florida 32504-8998.

  • Your schedule will be mailed to you.

Register Using Night Depository

  • The night depository can be used on the Pensacola campus (Bldg. 2) any time and on the
    Milton (Bldg. 4200) and Warrington (Bldg. 3600) campuses until 9 p.m. Monday – Thursday.
  • Complete a Continuing Education Registration Form
  • Place it in the night depository with payment (no cash).
  • Payment must be by check, money order, American Express, VISA or MasterCard.
  • Your schedule will be mailed to you.

 

For assistance, contact

Continuing Education Office

(850) 484-1797

E-mail us!

Driver Improvement Courses

The Continuing Education Department offers a variety of driver improvement courses! These courses comply with section 318.1451 Florida Statute.

  • Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course – 15 hours; This course is designed for drivers that wish to obtain their motorcycle endorsement. Offered every weekend on Pensacola campus
  • ONLINE COURSES: (These courses are taught on-line using American Safety Council Instructors and curriculum.)
  • Advanced Driver Improvement (ADI) – 12 hours; This course is designed for drivers that have a suspended and/or revoked driver’s license due to multiple traffic citations.
  • Basic Driver Improvement (BDI) – 4 hours; This course is designed for drivers who have received a minor traffic citation. Note: Students must have their citation number and driver’s license accessible.
  • First-Time Driver’s Course– 4 hours; This course is designed to familiarize first-time drivers with lawful and courteous driving habits. Meets the requirements for TLSAE.
  • Judge Ordered Traffic Course – 8 hours; This course will fulfill the requirement of a 8-hour traffic class that a court or judge has ordered.
  • Mature Driver Course – 6 hours; This course is designed for drivers over 55 with a Florida Driver’s License to save money on car insurance by taking a 6-hour prevention course.

For more information, contact Continuing Education office at (850)484-1797 or at ce@pensacolastate.edu Please note: We DO NOT have any “Behind the Wheel” driving courses

Pensacola State College Gymnastics Recreation Schedule and Class Descriptions

Our gymnastics facilities are closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Summer schedule is pending. All Spring II and III students will be transferred into Summer once restrictions are lifted.
Please contact us at 484-1797 or email ce@pensacolastate.edu for questions or more information.

Panhandle Perfection Gymnastics is administering the Pensacola State College recreational and preschool class program.

Spring I — 01/06 – 02/15 (No classes MLK Day, Jan. 20)
Spring II — 02/17 – 04/04 (No Classes Spring Break, 03/16-03/22)
Spring III — 04/06 – 05/16

Girls' Gymnastics

Girls’ Beginner

This class is for girls ages 6 and up who have never participated in gymnastics or done minimal gymnastics before. Gymnasts will learn basic form, technique, and fundamental skills on each event while developing coordination, body awareness and balance.

Girls’ Advanced Beginner

For girls ages 6 and up who can demonstrate competency in beginner skills. This class will allow the gymnast to build on the beginner-level skills to prepare her for future recreation classes or toward our team track.

Girls’ Intermediate

Girls who have attained a majority of the skills taught in Advanced Beginner are eligible for the Intermediate class. The class emphasizes skill perfection and amplitude, performing combinations, and enhancing strength and balance.

Girls Advanced

Girls not wishing to participate in our gymnastics team program but have a desire to continue building more and more advanced skills are recommended for our advanced class.

Boys' Gymnastics

Boys’ Beginner

This class is for boys ages 6 and up who have never participated in gymnastics or done minimal gymnastics before. Gymnasts will learn basic form, technique, and fundamental skills on each event while developing coordination, body awareness and balance.

Boys’ Advanced Beginner

For boys ages 6 and up who can demonstrate competency in Beginner skills. This class will allow the gymnast to build on the Beginner-level skills to prepare him for future recreation classes or toward our team track.

Boys’ Intermediate

Boys who have attained a majority of the skills taught in Advanced Beginner are eligible for the Intermediate class. The class emphasizes skill perfection and amplitude, performing combinations, and enhancing strength and balance.

Boys’ Advanced

Boys not wishing to participate in the gymnastics team program but have a desire to continue building more and more advanced skills are recommended for our advanced class.

Tumbling

Tumbling

Athletes will develop basic skills continuing through advanced skills in tumbling utilizing our spring floor, our tumble track and other training tools to build skills needed for tumbling.

Parent / Child

Parent/Child 1

Our parent/child classes are for very young children (newborn – 12 months) accompanied by their parents who seek to establish a bond while at the same time developing the baby’s coordination, general motor skills, balance and strength. Both child and parent need to register (a separate, non-fee course is provided for registration of parent).

Parent/Child 2

This class for children ages 1 year – 3 years teaches socialization with other children while developing basic gymnastics skills, coordination, strength and stretching techniques. Both child and parent need to register (a separate, non-fee course is provided for registration of parent).

Parent/Child-1 Parent and Parent/Child-2 Parent

These courses pair with Parent/Child 1 and Parent/Child 2; these non-fee courses provide for registration of parent attending with child who is enrolled in the fee course to receive instruction.

Preschool

Preschool 1

Boys and girls ages 3 to 4 years will be introduced to the basic concepts of gymnastics using a variety of stations. Emphasis is placed upon following directions, developing loco-motor skills, and learning basic gymnastics concepts.

Preschool 2

Boys and girls will continue to learn the fundamentals of gymnastics on various apparatus. This level encourages skill mastery, enhanced coordination, flexibility, and strength, as well as, reinforces behaviors (listening, memorization, demonstration, turn-taking, etc.) required of children entering or already in school.

Preschool 3, Girls’

Girls ages 5-to-6 will learn to transition to larger-sized equipment, preparing children for beginner classes in the big gym.

Preschool 3, Boys’

Boys ages 5-to-6 will learn to transition to larger-sized equipment, preparing children for beginner classes in the big gym.

Advanced Preschool

Advanced Preschool is an invitation-only class for girls’ ages 4-6 that prepares preschool age gymnasts to participate in USA Gymnastics’ Talent Opportunity Program. It teaches necessary basic skills for physical abilities testing and gears the gymnasts toward PPGs team program.

FAQs

Can I sign my child up for a class that is not in their age group?

No, all children must be in a class that is appropriate for their age as listed in the course schedule. If your child has a birthday before the fourth class meeting then they may go into the class that is appropriate for the age they will be turning.

How do I register?

Register on-Line

  • You may register on-line by clicking here Register Now.  Follow prompts using shopping cart and pay with credit card. For more detailed instructions, please see our Online Registration Instructions.
  • You may register using your Spyglass account.

Where are you located?

We are located on the Pensacola State College main campus in Building 19 directly in front of the track with our own parking lot. PSC Map

What should my child wear?

Gymnastics class students should wear athletic type clothing with no buttons or zippers. Leotards are available for sale at the gym if they would like to wear one. Shirts should be tucked in. No shoes needed. No big ear rings and no rings or bracelets.  Hair should be pulled back and out of child’s face.
Cheerleaders and tumbling classes should were athletic clothing and a shirt tucked in. Please no oversized t-shirts; it is unsafe while being spotted. They can go with or without cheer shoes

PSC Kids College is proceeding with plans to have in-person camps, in a limited capacity, with enhanced safety protocols to protect the wellness of participants and staff. We are currently working through all of the details, but our goal is to hold classes the week of June 22nd. Once additional information is available, we will provide an update that includes registration and class schedule information Our virtual camps are still ongoing as well as our Ed2Go classes for Teens.

PSC Virtual Kids College will begin June 1 and operates from 8:30-10:45 a.m. Monday through Friday. The summer camp classes each lasts one week, with new classes beginning each week.

Topics covered during the Virtual Kids College will include science and experiments, physical challenges, zoology, arts and crafts, and life skills. Minimum at-home adult supervision is required. Students will need internet access to connect, and classes will be on a password-protected site, accessible to only registered students.

Should restrictions be lifted and campus re-open to the public, we will re-evaluate and plan to offer Kids College in person.

For details, go to the PSC Kids College Facebook page for the latest information.

Join us for the 30th

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VIRTUAL Kids College Dates: June 1 – July 31

For Ages 8 years old – 14 years old
Camp I: June 1 – 5

Camp II: June 8 – 12

Camp III: June 15 – 19

Camp IV: June 22 – 26

Camp V: July 6 – 10

Camp VI: July 13 – 17

Camp VII: July 20 – 24

Camp VIII: July 27 – 31

*Same dates apply should we be able to offer camps in person later in the summer.

 

Pricing

One week VIRTUAL camps (10 hours) – $30 per child or $50 for multi-child household

Black Rocket STEM camps (15 hours) -$139 – $149

 

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Creating WordPress Websites
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Career Pathways Online Courses $99
Explore a Career in Nursing
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Student Enrichment Online Courses $111
Introduction to Algebra
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SAT/ACT Prep Course – Part 1
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Music Made Easy
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Speed Spanish I
Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners
Keyboard Typing I
Introduction to Screenwriting
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CANCELLED: Cybersecurity Camp for Students

Ages 13-17, June 15-19 & July 13-17. 

Monday – Friday

Learn all about Cybersecurity, create your own computer and more. Each student will receive their own personal Raspberry pi kit. Limited seating. $337 per student.

 

We are excited to offer the first ever Virtual Camps this summer. While we had been planning to have a super fun 30th Kids College, and we are disappointed that at this point we are not able to open Kids College doors to the public, we are looking forward to offering virtual camps with veteran Kids College teachers. Classes will vary each day and week to week, providing your child with quality courses that are fun, interesting, and a bit challenging.
The College is monitoring our ability to re-open to the public. Should restrictions be lifted we will move back to our regularly scheduled camps on campus.

 

If you have any questions please call our office at 850-484-1797, or email us at ce@pensacolastate.edu.

Requirements To Participate

  1. Registerand pay for classes online.
  2. Register your child in the Kids College 8-14 category for Virtual Camps.

Virtual Kids College

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Important Information

  • Virtual Kids College is from 8:30 a.m.– 10:45 a.m. each day.
  • In-person camps will be considered at a later date in the summer.
  • Age— Students must be at least 8 years old to enroll and must have attended Kindergarten. All students must be between 8 and 14 years of age during the dates of the program.
  • Breaks – Classes will have a 5 minute break in between each class.
  • Cancellation— All Kids College camps are self-supporting and must have a minimum number of students in order for camps to meet. The College reserves the right to cancel any class that does not meet the minimum enrollment requirements.
  • Refunds— All requests for refunds must be received in the Continuing Education Office in writing prior to the beginning of the 2nd class.
  • Tax Information— Pensacola State is an educational institution. We are not a registered daycare provider; therefore, we cannot furnish you with a daycare provider number for tax purposes. The taxpayer identification number for Pensacola State College is 59-1207555.

 

 

Suggestions For Success

  1. Register your child the week before camps start.
  2. Make sure that you have received the password for the week in order for your child to access the classes on the Kids College website.
  3. Have supplies ready for each day that may be needed in some classes.
  4. Make sure that your child has used Google Hangouts and is familiar with turning audio and video on and off.
  5. Make sure that your child has access to either a computer or smart phone with audio and video capabilities.

Aquatics Classes

The Pool is currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please call 484-1311 or 484-1797 for updated information.

The Aquatics Program at Pensacola State College offers a wide variety of classes Monday through Saturday. All aquatic classes are offered under the supervision of the Continuing Education Department. Classes include water exercise in the shallow and deep end of the pool, lap swimming with a coach, swim lessons for adults and children, and lifeguard training classes. Registration is required for all classes.
Registration for classes (required for all courses):

  • On the internet:   Click “Register Now” option.
  • Walk In:  Register in person at any Pensacola State College campus Registration Office between 7:30am-4:00pm. 
  • Mail In:  Mail your completed Continuing Education registration form, with payment information (do not send cash) to:  Pensacola State College Cashier Office, 1000 College Blvd., Pensacola, FL 32504

PSC Swimming Pool

Pensacola State College Swimming Pool is open Monday through Saturday for your swimming enjoyment.   Water exercise classes in the shallow and deep ends of the pool, Adult and children swim lessons, and master swim classes are offered for all ages to work and swim at their ability level.

Recreation Swim time is open to the community to enjoy the pool without an instructor or coach.  Lifeguard certification classes are offered during the spring and summer semesters.

Greater Pensacola Aquatic Club (GPAC), a swim team, offers competitive swimming and swim lessons for children three years old through high school.

Pool Size: The pool is twenty-five yards long and six lanes wide and is heated to between 83° and 84° degrees.

Lockers: There are locker rooms available with lockers to store personal items.  Locks must be furnished by the swimmer.  Belongings may not be left overnight.

Our Staff: Our staff is highly qualified and experienced coaches, instructors, and lifeguards.  They will help you learn and accomplish your goals.

PSC Swimming Hours

Pool Hours for Recreation Swim:

MONDAY 11:00AM – 1:00PM 7:30PM – 10:00PM
TUESDAY 11:00AM – 1:00PM  7:30PM – 10:00PM
WEDNESDAY 11:00AM – 1:00PM 7:30PM – 10:00PM
THURSDAY 11:00AM – 1:00PM  7:30PM – 10:00PM
FRIDAY 11:00AM – 1:00PM
SATURDAY 10:00AM – 1:00PM

                                

PSC Swimming Fees

PSC Students and Staff FREE
First Family member $39 per term
Second Family member $23 per term
Third Family member $13 per term
Senior Club Members $25 per term

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