The Gouverneur Central School Continuing Education Program offers many exciting classes throughout the
school year. To sign up or get more information about the programs listed below please contact
Amber Wilcox, CEP Director
or (315) 287-1903.
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We would like to know your opinions! Would you like to see a particular continuing education class offered
here at our school? Are you willing to share your talents with others? If so, please fill out this form.
Continuing Ed Survey 2013
You can also contact our Gouverneur Continuing Education Program
director, Amber Wilcox, at 287-1903.
Continuing Education Registration Form
NYS Driver's License 5-HR Course
Instructors: Joe Wahl & Tim Knowlton
Sign-ups are conducted at 8:00 a.m. at the Gouverneur High School (prior to instruction).
Anyone enrolling in the course must present a valid
Learner's permit in order to register for the class.
Participants must stay for the entire class. The cost of registration is
The classes are held the first Saturday of each month from
8:15 AM to 2:30 PM. Please call GHS at 287-1900 to confirm the date and time for this class.
Exercise in one of the North Country’s finest pool facilities located right
in town! The GHS pool facilities have much to offer all members of the community.
The swim times are available throughout the school district's calendar year.
Additional programs are being planned (water walking, tot/parent swim, water zumba).
If interested, call 287-1900.
ATTENTION: The pool will NOT be open to the public this summer.
Golden Age Pass
: no fee
** under 14 yrs must be accompanied by an adult
Basic Cooking Class
Learn how to make some classic American dinners from scratch! Class will teach participants how
to make 1-2 dinners each night (such as meatloaf, lasagna, chicken pot pie, soups etc). If
interested, contact Debbie White at Gouverneur Central:
Cost is $7 per night, pre-registration required, limit of 20 people per class. 1-2 lucky attendees
will take the meal home! Once contacted, a list of 15 meals will be sent for voting. Classes begin
Wednesday, May 14, and continue on Wednesdays as long as interest remains.
Depending upon interest, there could be a 3:15 pm class start time, and another at 5pm. Indicate
which you prefer. Class will be taught in room 126r, in the Family & Consumer Science room
(across from the Auditorium).
Chris Letham, The Dive Shop
This is a 1 day course that's been offered in the past to introduce participants to scuba diving. If
interested contact Deep Down Divers at 287-0959.
No course scheduled at this time.
Open Water Scuba:
Interested in discovering the world below the water? This structured program will help you become a
confident entry level diver in open water.
Next Class: TBD
American Kang Duk Won - East Side School (On Going)
Instructors: Frank Palumbo & Andrew Ellis
Mr. Frank Palumbo - 9th degree certified Black Belt of AKDWA, 386-3029 or 287-1900.
Mr. Andrew Ellis, 2nd degree certified Black Belt of AKDWA
New classes are being formed Tuesday, September 25th @ 4-5PM for 6th graders.
A free demonstration will be presented for all who attend. Further information will be available addressing
new fall programs.
All new karate and self-defense classes are starting at the East Side School.
Lessons are taught Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm throughout the school year.
The classes are offered through the Continuing Education Program and are open to students in grades
7-12 as well as adults.
A introductory class is being presented on Tuesday, Sept. 11, for all interest students
in the Middle and High School grades.
If you are not involved in a fall sport, this is an excellent program for staying in shape
and developing skills in overall safety, balance, concentration, and fitness. Visit the East Side
Class Tuesday and give the workout a try. Classes are always energizing and challenging!
Learn the art of karate from a highly experienced martial artist. Lessons emphasize personal safety, self-discipline,
fitness, and respect. Beginners and individuals with previous training are all welcome to attend classes. Karate
is a highly motivating activity that improves coordination, increases strength and flexibility, and allows a person
to gain confidence in many areas of self-defense. Uniforms and training manuals are available through the class
Academics are stressed and reviewed in all youth programs.
Coaching Certification Classes
Instructor: Mr. John Wells
Gouverneur Central School is an approved site
for the NYS Coaching certification courses.
- Philosophy, Principles and Organization of Athletics in Education
- Health Sciences Related to Coaching
- Theory and Techniques of Coaching
- First Aid and CPR for Coaches
- CPR/AED for Coaches (Update Only)
Contact the athletic office for additional information at 287-1902
Adult Fitness - GCS Fitness Center [Use it or
As we age, most people begin to lose muscle mass after the age of thirty and bone density after the age of forty.
15 sessions over the course fo 8 weeks
Adult Evening Fitness
Want to feel better, have more energy and improve your quality of life? Exercise and physical activity
are a great way to gain health benefits and have fun! If you're looking to get started on a routine, tone
your muscles, improve flexibility or meet specific fitness goals check out evening fitness at the GHS Fitness Center.
Come work out at your own pace.
Bring a friend to work out with you.
Equipment available for use includes:
- 3 treadmills
- 2 elliptical machines
- 1 recumbent bike
- dumb bells
- step boxes
- Stability exercise balls
- resistance tubes
- weight machines for abs/upperbody/lower body/back
Class Size: minimum of 5 participants, maximum of 15
Class Dates: TBA
For more information please contact the Continuing Education Director, Amber Wilcox, at 287-1903 or