Agility

Fit-N-Trim classes are held at either our climate-controlled indoor facility at 108 Newburyport Turnpike, or at our outdoor ring or covered arena at 103 Haverhill Street. For all agility classes other than Beginner 1, please contact Karen to ensure that you and your dog are placed at the correct level. All agility classes except Beginner Agility 1 continue in six week blocks. Your instructor will let you know when a new six week session begins so you will know when payment is due.


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BEGINNER AGILITY

Beginner Agility class is a foundation class. You will learn foundation skills needed to become a successful team.  Some basic obstacles are introduced as well as training obstacles such as the ladder and wobble board. We introduce handling skills such as the front crosses on the flat.

DAYTIMESTART DATESTATUSLOCATION
Thursday5:00 PMOctober 8Register103 Haverhill Street
Saturday8:30 AMOctober 3Full103 Haverhill Street

Prerequisite: Obility Class, Intermediate Manners, Puppy2 Class or Come When Called.
Dogs MUST be friendly to attend group classes.
Beginner class meets one hour per week for six weeks. | Cost: $165

PUPPY / YOUNG DOG

Foundation Agility for puppies/young dogs. This class builds a strong agility foundation for body awareness, relationship skills, loving to work in distracting environment; all with toys, food, and praise. You will learn how to introduce age appropriate obstacles and build drive, obstacle and handler focus through fun games. We then continue to very short sequences to build on our own handler skills and incorporate more motion. With a strong foundation, the rest comes easy!! 

Day Time Start Date Status Location
Saturday 4:45 PM TBA   108 Newburyport Turnpike
Cost: $165  |  For dogs aged 3-18 months
 

BEGINNER AGILITY 2

Dogs and handlers learn to perform obstacles in sequence and continue working on their foundation skills. This class is held outdoors weather permitting or in our indoor covered arena (unheated).

Day Time Start Date Status Location
Sunday 3:00 PM TBA Ongoing* 103 Haverhill Street
Beginner 2 class meets one hour per week for six weeks. Cost: $150
* Ongoing Classes: Call or email Karen to inquire about joining.
 

INTERMEDIATE AGILITY

Dogs and handlers continue to sequence and work on individual obstacle performance. At this time we introduce handling skills such as rear crosses, front crosses and directionals.

Day Time Start Date Status Location
Tuesday 7:30 PM Ongoing* Ongoing* 103 Haverhill Street
Intermediate class meets one hour per week for six weeks. Cost: $140
Call or email Karen to inquire about joining this class.
 

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED AGILITY

More difficult handling skills such as directionals and reverse flow pivots are introduced. Front and rear crosses are refined. We also introduce obstacle discrimination.

Day Time Start Date Status Location
Monday 10:00 AM Ongoing* Ongoing* 103 Haverhill Street
Wednesday 9:00 AM Ongoing* Ongoing* 103 Haverhill Street
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Sunday 9:00 AM Ongoing* Ongoing* 103 Haverhill Street
Intermediate/Advanced class meets one hour per week for six weeks. Cost: $140
* Call or email Karen to inquire about joining this class.
 

ADVANCED & COMPETITION AGILITY

Fit-n-Trim offers on-going Advanced and Competition classes. If you are interested in joining one or want more information, please contact Karen at kunabug@comcast.net to find out the times and dates currently available.