Colorado Mountain College Classes at Spring Valley
Spring Valley credit classes are published in the Glenwood Springs and Spring Valley Class Schedule.
Use the link below to download/view the complete schedule of credit classes (PDF).
CMC provides all textbook, digital, and custom materials at an affordable all-inclusive flat rate fee ($28/credit) for participating credit courses. The Learning Materials Program is a library-like lease system and students receive 100% of the required materials by the first day of the semester or within the first week, depending on when registration occurred.
Community Education Classes @ Spring Valley / Roaring Fork Campuses
Most of our local Community Education Classes are held in Glenwood Spring and Carbondale
CMC offers a wide range of non-credit classes in the Roaring Fork Valley — fitness, technology, culinary, finances, self-improvement and more.
Use the link below to download/view the complete schedule of non-credit classes. Or browse the calendar of up-coming classes.
Upcoming Non-credit Classes
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High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is an interval based fitness class focused on strength and conditioning. Be prepared to get sweaty and strong!' Faculty: Sharma Phillips Classes: January 29 through March 4 Meets: Wednesday; 08:00 AM - 08:55 AM Cost: $60 Register Now! Search for HIIT Training with Sharma on Community Education Classes…Find out more »
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) CIRCUIT is an interval based fitness class focused on strength and conditioning. The circuit means that this workout will move around open spaces, work in teams, and mix up the traditional workout class experience.' Faculty: Sharma Phillips Classes: January 31 through March 6 Meets: Friday; 08:00 AM - 08:55 AM Cost: $60 Register Now! Search for HIIT Circuit on Fridays with Sharma on Community Education Classes…Find out more »
Get started in Adobe Illustrator, the industry-standard vector graphics program. With guided instruction, and troubleshooting, you'll learn how to use the various tools, on a project that you bring to class, or choose from a project option provided. Students will learn to turn hand-drawn designs into digital illustrations, create illustrations from photographs, prep files for screen-printing, make graphics for digital printing, create logos, and magazine worthy illustrations. Instructor Lindsay Jones is a professional graphic artist who uses this powerful illustration… Read more: Beginning IllustratorFind out more »
Topics covered include chemicals/toxins to be mindful of and why, healthier indoor air, cleaning supplies and air fresheners. Faculty: Casey Bowen Classes: February 4 (only) Meets: Tuesday; 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Cost: $30 Register Now! Search for Clean Living - The Things We Breath on Community Education Classes…Find out more »
Expand your knowledge of public lands in America, and gain a stronger understanding of federal land designations, the history of these lands, and the context in which these places were protected. This course aims to build connections between people and America's public lands as well as awareness that the lands and waters we love today were once and still are Indigenous lands. Explore the many uses and benefits of public lands, as well as the threats they face locally and… Read more: Our Public Lands: Designations History - TodayFind out more »
Learn the joy of mixing color, the basis of all watercolor painting. It’s clear vibrant color that makes us love watercolor and you can achieve it. Nicolette Toussaint, a popular local art teacher and artist will provide a scene for you to paint in your choice of summer, spring, winter, or fall garb. In the process, you will learn the difference between tints and stains, avoid the common problem that painters call “palette mud” and discover how to create the… Read more: Intro to WatercolorFind out more »
Clear, vibrant color is what sets watercolor apart from other media--and you can achieve it! Learn the joy of mixing color, the difference between tints and stains, how to avoid the common problem that painters call "palette mud," and discover how to create the colors that light up your imagination. Popular local art teacher and artist Nicolette Toussaint will provide a scene for you to paint in your choice of seasonal setting. Contact CMC Glenwood Center at 970-947-7486 to get… Read more: Intro to WaterCOLORFind out more »
This class will cover some of the more important provisions of the recent tax legislation that are likely to affect you when you file your 2019 taxes.The goal is to provide you with a valuable overview that will help prepare you for tax season, whether you do your taxes on your own or you work with a pro. The class is designed for educational purposes only and students will receive dynamic instruction regarding financial concepts and strategies, not an endorsement… Read more: The Tax Cuts - Jobs Act: A RefresherFind out more »
This class will help you increase your confidence with computers, understand Aperture, ISO, Shutter-Speed, RAW versus JPEG, learn the basic functions of your camera so you can begin to photograph in control. Discover easy methods for image processing, take better pictures by using composition techniques and developing your artistic eye. We will also learn a bit about printing. We will use Lightroom and Photoshop. This class is for beginners and is taught by Klaus Kocher, who currently teaches for CMC's… Read more: Intro to PhotographyFind out more »
Class provides thorough SCUBA DIVING instruction to adults - kids age 10 - up - includes 30 hours classroom - pool instruction. Students who complete 4 training dives after the course earn Open Water cert. with the Nat'l Assoc. of Underwater Instructors. Instructor offers these training dives locally or on trips to California, Bahamas, and the Florida Keys. Tuition of $435 includes text, online materials - Scuba gear. Open Water training done locally is $150 payable after the course OR… Read more: SCUBA Open Water Dive Certification ClassFind out more »
Learn the basics of Jitterbug (East Coast) Swing steps, turns, spin, dips, and other fun moves. This is a great way to get some exercise, enjoy meeting people, and be able to improvise great dance moves at a party, wedding, or other social dance. You do not need to come with a partner, but your dancing partner is welcome to register. Faculty: Josie Lewber Classes: February 5 through February 26 Meets: Wednesday; 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM Cost: $65 Register Now! Search for Beginning Swing Dance on Community Education Classes…Find out more »
A brain training program that builds focus, cognition, and memory using time-tested and science based strategies. Learn how to maintain everyday intellectual performance for years to come. The class includes group and partner practice during class, and take-home activities. The workbook is included. This course is designed for adults who are in good intellectual health without any diagnosis of early cognitive impairment. Students can take AARP's "Sharp" cognitive health assessment online at www.aarp.org for a baseline. Faculty: Dia Lynn Classes: February 5 through April… Read more: Total Brain Health - MemoryFind out more »