The buttons below will take you to the websites of the recreation departments that sponsor our classes.  Use the search function on the recreation website to find our classes and enroll.  If you have any questions or issues, you can contact the recreation department directly or contact Gold Star Dog Training.   

To view descriptions of the classes listed below, click here.

Schedule also available as PDF.  Click below to print current schedule. 

 
 

Regarding the Therapy Dog Academy course: Dogs must have completed the Essentials class (completion of Beyond Basics highly recommended); exceptions may be made by contacting the instructor before registering for the course. This course does not result in therapy dog certification, nor does it guarantee certification. Please review the course policies for details.

Click here to review all course policies.


ESSEX

Dog/Puppy Essentials: Basic Training and Social Skills
6-week course: $145 resident/$150 non-resident

  • Wednesdays, October 16–November 20, 6:15pm–7:15pm

  • Wednesdays, January 15–February 19, 6:15pm–7:15pm (2020)

  • Wednesdays, March 25–April 29, 6:15pm–7:15pm (2020)

Beyond Basics
5-week course: $120 resident/$125 non-resident

  • Wednesdays, October 16–November 13, 7:30pm–8:30pm

  • Wednesdays, March 25–April 22, 7:30pm–8:30pm (2020)

Therapy Dog Academy
6-week course: $165 resident/$170 non-resident

  • Wednesdays, January 15–February 19, 7:30pm–8:30pm (2020)

Sign-up/cost information:
Contact Essex Recreation at 878-1375 or use the button to go to their website.

 

ST. ALBANS

Dog/Puppy Essentials: Basic Training and Social Skills
6-week course: $145 resident/$176 non-resident

  • Tuesdays, October 29–December 3, 6–7pm

  • Tuesdays, February 18–March 24, 6–7pm (2020)

  • Tuesdays, April 21–May 26, 6–7pm (2020)

Beyond Basics
5-week course: $135 resident/$155 non-resident

  • Tuesdays, October 29–November 26, 7:15–8:15pm

  • Tuesdays, April 21–May 19, 7:15–8:15pm (2020)

Therapy Dog Academy
6-week course: $150 resident/non-resident $195

  • Tuesdays, February 18–March 24, 7:15–8:15pm (2020)

Sign-up/cost information: 

Contact St. Albans Recreation at 524–1500 or use the button to go to their website. 

 

WILLISTON

Dog/Puppy Essentials: Basic Training and Social Skills
6-week course: $142 resident/$147 non-resident

  • Thursdays, October 10–November 21 (no class 11/7), 6:15pm–7:15pm

  • Thursdays, January 16–February 20, 6:15pm–7:15pm (2020)

  • Thursdays, March 26–May 7 (no class 4/23), 6:15pm–7:15pm (2020)

Beyond Basics
5-week course: $122 resident/$127 non-resident

  • Thursdays, January 16–February 13, 7:30pm–8:30pm (2020)

Therapy Dog Academy
6-week course: $162 resident/$167 non-resident

  • Thursdays, October 10–November 21 (no class 11/7), 7:30pm–8:30pm

  • Thursdays, March 26–May 7 (no class 4/23), 7:30pm–8:30pm (2020)

Sign-up/cost information:
Contact Williston Recreation at 876-1160 or use the button to go to their website.