North Tempe Instructional Classes


The North Tempe Multi-Generational Center offers programs for all ages, from Instructional Classes to Special Events. All programs listed below are City of Tempe sponsored programs.  Participants can register Online or in person at most City of Tempe facilities.  For more information on these and other exciting programs contact our front desk at 480-858-6500.

Toddler & Youth Classes

Karate Youth; Lim Kenpo
Strengthen the importance of family values in this results-oriented Karate class. Students will learn self-defense, respect and manners; increased self-confidence and focus. Ongoing, monthly program. Uniform fee $50  No class 11/11 or 11/27. (40403, 40404, 40409 Fee $50, 40410 Fee $25)
40403      4-12 yrs        M/T      9/2-9/30          5:30-6:30 p.m.      
40404      4-12 yrs        M/T      10/6-10/28       5:30-6:30 p.m.
40409      4-12 yrs        M/T       11/3-11/25      5:30-6:30 p.m.
40410      4-12 yrs        M/T      12/1-12/9         5:30-6:30 p.m.

Breakfast and Books 1
Parents and toddlers will listen as the instructor reads a story and then focuses on a treat that was mentioned in the story.  Each class will also include an art project.  Fee: $8. (Parents are free.)
40886      2-5 yrs        F              9/4-9/25           9:15-10 a.m
40887      2-5 yrs        F              9/4-9/25         10:15-11 a.m.         

Breakfast and Books 2
This is a continuation of Breakfast and Books 1.
40890     2-5 yrs       Th            10/16-11/6       9:15-10 a.m.
40891     2-5 yrs       Th            10/16-11/6      10:15-11 a.m.

Parent/Toddler Music Time
Sing, dance and play with your child in this fun, academically-linked music program. You and your child will learn new songs, rhymes, poems and finger plays and play child-friendly instruments. One adult may register up to two children. No classes 10/7-10/11 or 11/25-11/29. Fee: $10 per child. (No charge for parent.)
40906     1-5 yrs      W             10/22-12/3       9-9:45 a.m.
40907     1-5 yrs      W             10/22-12/3      10-10:45 a.m.


Teen & Adult Classes

Martial Arts Karate; Lim Kenpo
Strengthen the importance of family values in this  results-oriented Karate class designed for the whole family. Students will learn self-defense, respect and manners; increased self-confidence and focus.  Ongoing, monthly program. Uniform fee $50 (40415, 40416, 40421, Fee $50) (40422 Fee $25) *No class 11/11.
40415        13 yrs+     M/T     9/2-9/30         6:30-7:30 p.m.
40416        13 yrs+     M/T     10/6-10/28     6:30-7:30 p.m.
40421        13 yrs+     M/T     11/3-11/25     6:30-7:30 p.
40422        13 yrs+     M/T     12/1-12/9       6:30-7:30 p.m.

Martial Arts; Karate
Join this Kenpo Karate martial arts class for beginning and intermediate students. Classes begin with a light warm-up and stretch, followed by basic kick-punch-block drills. Self-defense techniques are taught, as well as forms (katas) and light sparring (optional). Comfortable clothing is recommended.  Instructor: Aseem. *No class 11/27. Fee: $63.
40438         13 yrs+     Th      9/11-12/11      7:05-8:30 p.m.

Yoga; Therapeutic Yoga
Learn to move with grace and ease while using basic breathing exercises and simple yoga poses to help relax your head, neck, shoulders and back. This class will flow at a slower pace and students of all experiences and backgrounds are welcome to attend. Participants must bring own yoga mat. No class 11/26.  Fee $65

40567         16 yrs+     W      9/10-12/10      6:15-7:15 p.m

New! Exercise; Preserve the Curve
Core and strength exercises focus on “preserving the curve” in your spine through strength, endurance, and flexibility routines. This class is great for anyone who has tightness in the hips, shoulders, lower back & legs. Gently held stretches will help increase circulation & flexibility. Therabands, foam rollers, Pilates  circles & light weights,  are used. *No class 11/11.   Fee $65.
40572         16 yrs+      T     9/9-12/9*          6:15-7:15 p.m.

Tech Time Help
Do you have technical questions about your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or cell phone? Do you need help downloading library resources? Do you have questions about using Facebook? Call to schedule your 30 minute individualized session with a librarian. Fee: None. 

NO CODE      18 yrs+        Th           10/16-11/20          9:30-11a.m.

New! Cyber Mondays
Shopping on the internet can be overwhelming and intimidating. On the other hand, it can be a fun and effective way to get your shopping done plus it’s a great way to look for deals. In this class, we will learn about Living Social and GroupOn. Fee: None.
41150            18 yrs+        Th             10/23              3-4:30 p.m.        

NEW! Let’s Make a Deal
Do you like bargain hunting? We will show you how to use Ebay, and Craigslist to shop online and find good deals while staying safe. Fee: None.
41157            18 yrs+        Th             10/16              3:30-5 p.m.

ESL Table Talk
Do you want to improve your English? Join our table talk group. We meet once a week to improve conversational skills, increase common vocabulary and phrasing as well as engage in cultural  discussion. The class is conducted in English. Basic English reading, writing and speaking skills are required. Fee: None.
41220            18 yrs+         T             9/16-11/4        11:30 a.m.-12:30pm

Retiree Classes

NEW! Senior Techs: Brand New to the Computer
This is a very basic computer class where prior computer experience is not necessary. Learn how to use the mouse and become familiar with computer terminology.  You will also learn more about the various components of a computer. You will use the Internet to practice the skills that you have gained in the class. Fee: None.
41152      50 yrs+        F         9/26    9:30-11 a.m.

NEW! Senior Techs: Go Google
Learn how to surf the Internet and improve your research skills while having fun. We will explore Google calendar, Google maps and how to use YouTube to watch videos. Fee: None.
41154       50 yrs+        F         10/3-10/17      2-3:30 p.m.

Blogging made Easy
Do you like to write? Share your thoughts, hobbies, photos, and more with blogging. We will show you how to use Google Blogger to start your own blog. Topics include: choosing an online blog, making posts, and basic design. Basic computer experience/skill is required. Fee: None.
41155        50 yrs+       F          12/12            9:30-11 a.m.

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Tempe, AZ 85281
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