CCAC
Friday, December 9, 2022
Topics > Sports and Recreations


Bicycling From Pittsburgh to Dc: How to Plan, Prep and Pack
$39.00 (1 section available)
If you're interested in riding the 330+ miles between Pittsburgh and Washington, DC on the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal Trail, this workshop will answer all your questions. How much training is needed? How many miles per day? What to wear? What to pack? Where to stay? Sample itineraries, plus information on weather, gear, bike repair, accommodations, camping, food, SAG support, and much more.

Go Hiking! N Hills Hikes for the Beginner Hiker
$109.00 (1 section available)
At leisurely pace hike through historic Hartwood Acres, beautiful Deer Lakes Park and on portions of the Rachel Carson Trail in North Park. Hiking up hills. Participants are encouraged to wear hiking boots, as there will be wet/muddy spots and the class is held regardless of rain or snow. The first class will meet in the Hartwood Acres parking lot near Hampton Central School off Middle Road (4000 block).

Go Hiking! West Hills Hikes
$79.00 (1 section available)
Go hiking at Montour Woods Conservation Area to explore over 10 miles of trails that include community connections to Moon Park, the Montour Trail, and other greenway connections in the works. Navigate land around former Nike missile site and enjoy sustainable woodland trails, streams, a waterfall, human and natural history that is all part of the Hollow Oak Land Trust. Come and appreciate the protected and preserved greenspace. Some trails may include steep slopes and flood plains so hiking boots are strongly suggested. The first class will meet at the Frank Santucci Trail Head located 500 Nike Road, Moon Twp., Pa 15108

Golf Beginning
$69.00 (4 sections available)

Explore the fundamentals of beginning golf. Emphasis will be placed on grip, stance and swing fundamentals as well as chipping and putting. Rules and etiquette will also be discussed. Bring an iron, wood and a putter to class. In addition to tuition paid to CCAC, golf courses carry additional range and ball fees payable to the sites at the first class.


Golf Intermediate
$69.00 (1 section available)

Students will review the fundamentals and advanced swing techniques for more power and focus on intense work on their short game, bunker techniques and playing from uneven lies. Prerequisite: Golf Beginning or equivalent. In addition to tuition paid to CCAC, golf courses carry additional range and ball fees payable to the sites at the first class.


Hiking the State Parks
$69.00 (1 section available)
Spend five Saturday afternoons hiking our southwestern PA state parks. We will hike a different state park each week. Participants should wear hiking boots or trail shoes as trails may be slippery, uneven, rocky or muddy. Hikers should be prepared for hikes from 3-5 miles in length on hot summer days over hilly, undulating terrain. Participants with hiking poles should bring them. The class is held regardless of rain. The first class will meet at Raccoon Creek State Park in the Wildflower Reserve parking lot off SR 30.

Walking Downtown Pittsburgh
$69.00 (1 section available)
Explore the exciting past, present, and future of this great city. Your walking tour will include Point Park and Market Square, the old Fourth Avenue Financial District, the historical Grant Street corridor, the Cultural District, Mellon Square, and more. Bring water and wear walking shoes. The first class meets in the lower lobby of USX Towers at Sixth and Grant Streets.

Walking Historical Northside
$69.00 (1 section available)
This course is conducted by a 20-year plus experienced tour guide who will give you a distinctive look at the past, present, and future of these North Side neighborhoods. Each of the five weeks will include: Allegheny West, Mexican War Streets, Manchester, Allegheny Center, and Deutchtown. This will be highlighted in each walking tour: the history, architecture, and hidden gems of these unique and rapidly changing landscapes of these North Side neighborhoods. It's a fun way to exercise! The first class will meet at CCAC Jones Hall 808 Ridge Avenue.

Walking Pittsburgh, the Best of
$69.00 (1 section available)
What a great way to get some exercise on a Friday evening while you see the best Allegheny County has to offer. The first night we meet on the CCAC Allegheny campus in the Physical Education Building lobby. We will tour the historic Allegheny West district, and then vote on where to walk for the remaining sessions. It could be Oakland, Shadyside, other Northside sites, Downtown Pittsburgh, Sewickley, Edgeworth, Edgewood, East End, etc. Wear walking shoes and bring water. Class will be canceled in the event of heavy rain.

 
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