Dance, Theatre, Travel, and More



Improv for Fun and Awareness

Pam Roth O’Mara
Whether you’re an artist, author, musician, manager, engineer, administrator, performer, retiree, student, or all of the above, you will improve your ability to REALLY see what’s around you and respond to whatever life throws at you. Every class starts with warm-up exercises, and gradually helps you become familiar with improvisational acting methods, techniques, and styles. Led by an instructor with many talents - author, artist, performer, and park interpreter, learn how to invent characters and put them into interesting scenes. And, you’ll have fun and meet new people.

Tue, Apr 14-May 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 6 wks         Littleton Campus
ARCR 1165S01-81803                                                  $149


Beginners Country Western Variety for Couples

Have fun and enjoy the aerobic benefit of dancing! If you have no experience with Country Western dancing, learn the basics and tools for the Two-Step, Country Waltz, Triple-Step, Country Swing, Cotton-Eyed Joe, One-Step and the Electric Slide line dance.

Wed, Apr 1-22, 8-9:30 p.m., 4 wks             Grandview Grange
ARCR 1001S01-80415                                             $55

Wed, Apr 29-May 20, 8-9:30 p.m., 4 wks    Grandview Grange
ARCR 1001S02-80416                                              $55

Wed, Jun 3-24, 8-9:30 p.m., 4 wks               Grandview Grange
ARCR 1001S03-81461                                               $55

Beginners Ballroom Variety for Couples

Beginners Ballroom Variety for Couples Ballroom is back! Big Band sound and Ballroom nightclubs are the rage. Come and learn the basics to ballroom dancing including Foxtrot, Waltz, Swing, Cha Cha, Rumba, and Tango. GREAT FUN in a comfortable atmosphere.

Tue, Mar 31-Apr 21, 8-9:30 p.m., 4 wks        Grandview Grange closed
ARCR 1005S01-80410                                              $55

Tue, Apr 28-May 19, 8-9:30 p.m., 4 wks        Grandview Grange
ARCR 1005S02-80411                                               $55

Tue, Jun 2-23, 8-9:30 p.m., 4 wks                  Grandview Grange
ARCR 1005S03-81462                                                $55


Golf Basics: Get in the Swing!

Tim Taylor
Receive personal attention in these small classes. Learn and practice golf fundamentals including proper grip, alignment, posture, and basic swing. Discuss types of equipment before making a purchase. Explore equipment such as the different types of metals/woods, irons, and putters. Learn proper grip, address alignment, posture, and the basic swing. Learn chipping, putting, full swing, and the basics or course play and etiquette. *First class meets on the ACC south lawn along Santa Fe. Walk and play at Broken Tee Par 3 course the second and third week. Wear loose clothing, tennis shoes, or golf shoes with soft spikes. Golf clubs provided if needed.

Wed, May 6-20, 6-7:30 p.m., 3 wks      Littleton Campus/Broken Tee Golf Course*
RECR 1035S01-80440                                  $129, $5 playing fee to instructor


Fly Cheap, Stay Cheap, Travel Cheap

Ron Stern
Find the lowest airfares, alternative cruises for less, frequent flyer tickets for less than $1, drive a new car for free, live for free room and board in exotic locations, get the lowest price deals on hotels, B&Bs, Broadway show tickets and more. Discover these and many other Internet bargains. *Optional fee is Ron’s “Fly Cheap, Stay Cheap, Travel Cheap” booklet.

Tue, Jun 2, 5-7 p.m.                       Littleton Campus
TRVL 1007S02-81800          $49, $15 optional booklet fee*

How to be a Travel Writer: The Easy Way

Ron Stern
Stay in the best hotels, eat the finest foods, and experience VIP treatment - all for free! Learn inside information as a travel writer in this fast-track career. Use the Internet to explore free trips. Find the best sites for writers. Build a media contact list, obtain assignments, approach airlines for free airfare, conduct interviews, create a portfolio, take photos that sell, and more. *$25 optional book fee.

Tue, Jun 2, 7-9 p.m.                 Littleton Campus
TRVL 1008S02-81802                        $49*


Basic Bridge

Norma Sands
Get in on the fun of the challenging game of bridge!  For the new player or for those who have played at it, this is a great way to challenge your mind and meet new people.  Introduces bidding and basic tactics through instruction and card play.

Mon, Apr 6-May 11, 7-9 p.m., 6 wks          Norma Sands Studio closed
RECR 1011S01-81490                       $85, $15 material fee to instructor

Tue, Apr 7-May 12, 2:15-4:15 p.m., 6 wks    Norma Sands Studio
RECR 1011S02-81491                       $85, $15 material fee to instructor


Smart Driver Course

This classroom course helps drivers, 50 years and older, refine existing skills and develop safe, defensive driving techniques. Pre-registration is required. You may be eligible for an automotive insurance discount by successfully completing this class. 

Sat, Jun 13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.                             Littleton Campus
SENR 1010 S01-80419     $15/AARP member or $20/AARP non-member
                                                                        paid to instructor


The Community Education partners with ABATE to offer motorcycle training classes. These courses follow the Motorcycle Safety Foundation curriculum and are taught by instructors from ABATE of Colorado. For all motorcycle classes, helmets, full-fingered gloves, long-sleeved shirt, long pants, eye protection, as well as sturdy, over the ankle shoes are required for all riding sessions. Loaner helmets are available for use in the class. Pre-registration and prepayment are required. Courses meet on the many weekends at Arapahoe Community College. Students who do not cancel within 48 business hours of the course will not receive a tuition refund or date transfer. For class schedule, availability and to pre-register, visit the ABATE website or call ABATE at 303-789-3264.

BASIC RIDER COURSE is a 15-hour course designed for the new rider. Begin with the most basic information on motorcycle controls and operation and continue to include modules on street strategies, obstacle avoidance and braking skills. Motorcycles are provided. The Basic Rider Course is mentally and physically demanding. Be prepared. Recent bicycle riding experience is assumed.

The Colorado Department of Motor Vehicles accepts successful completion of this class for the skills and written tests for your Motorcycle Endorsement. Proof of successful completion must be taken to the DMV to receive an endorsement. A valid Colorado driver's license or instructional permit is required. Students under 18 years of age must have parent sign a liability waiver prior to the class. The State of Colorado requires individuals less than 18 years of age to hold a motorcycle instructional permit for one year prior to obtaining a full endorsement.

The EXPERIENCED RIDER COURSE is a 6 1/2 hour course, conducted on a Saturday from noon-6:30 p.m. and is designed for the licensed rider with a year or more road experience. The course is conducted on the participant's own motorcycle. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation curriculum concentrates on those skills found lacking in the accident-involved rider. This is an accelerated course. Be prepared. You will be tested at the end of the course and can obtain your completion card for license endorsement. A valid motorcycle license is required for enrollment. Participants must provide current registration and proof of insurance. Your motorcycle must be in good running order, have a fresh and fully charged battery, good tires, and good working brakes.

Bikes will be checked as well as a motorcycle endorsement and current insurance card. Without these items, you may not attend the class. For class schedule, availability and to pre-register, visit the ABATE website or call 303.789.3264.