The Rec Center is offering a Women’s Self Defense class on October 5th & 7th from 6:30-9:30pm. The class will be taught by Chris Smaby, Cedar Rapids Police Training Specialist and is open to Rec Center members and their families, as well as Collins Aerospace employees and their families. Participants must plan to attend both sessions.
The goal of the program is to leave participants with self-confidence and the assurance that comes with knowing they are equipped to face a personal defense emergency. From early prevention to last-ditch physical resistance, this class will give participants the tools needed to deal effectively with situations ranging from uncomfortable to life-threatening. Maximum class size is 35. Minimum is 12.
**Young women under 18 years of age must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.