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. 

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.

Day Time Start Date Status Location
Wednesday 5:00 PM TBA   103 Haverhill Street
Thursday 5:00 PM TBA   103 Haverhill Street
Saturday 10:30 AM TBA  
103 Haverhill Street
Sunday 10:15 AM
10:30 AM
June 17
TBA
FULL

108 Newburyport Turnpike
103 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: $160

 

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
Friday

5:00 PM
6:00 PM

Ongoing*
Ongoing*

Ongoing*
Ongoing*

103 Haverhill Street
103 Haverhill Street
Thursday 5:00 PM Ongoing* Ongoing* 103 Haverhill Street
Advanced beginner class meets one hour per week for six weeks. Cost: $140
* Call or email Karen to inquire about joining this class.
 

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
Thursday 6:00 PM
7:00 PM
Ongoing*
Ongoing*
Ongoing*
Ongoing*
103 Haverhill Street
103 Haverhill Street
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

Teams run longer sequences and full courses. The focus is on sharpening handling skills, as well as learning new and improved skills. To participate in this course, handlers and their dogs should have a strong foundation on all obstacles.

Day Time Start Date Status Location
Tuesday 5:30 PM
6:30 PM
Ongoing*
Ongoing*
Ongoing*
Ongoing*
103 Haverhill Street
103 Haverhill Street
Wednesday 3:50 PM Ongoing* Ongoing* 103 Haverhill Street
Advanced/Competition class meets one hour per week for six weeks. Cost: $140
Call or email Karen to inquire about joining this class.
 

COMPETITION AGILITY

This is a fast-paced class for competition-minded handlers. Teams run full courses. The focus is on sharpening handling skills, as well as learning new and improved course strategies and skills on masters level courses. To participate in this course, handlers and their dogs should have a strong foundation on all obstacles and compete regularly.

Day Time Start Date Status Location
Monday 9:00 AM
4:00 PM
6:00 PM
7:00 PM
Ongoing*
Ongoing*
Ongoing*
Ongoing*
Ongoing*
Ongoing*
Ongoing*
Ongoing*
103 Haverhill Street
103 Haverhill Street
103 Haverhill Street
103 Haverhill Street
Wednesday 6:00 PM Ongoing* Ongoing* 103 Haverhill Street
Friday 8:30 AM Ongoing*
Ongoing*
103 Haverhill Street
Sunday 10:00 AM Ongoing* Ongoing* 103 Haverhill Street
Competition class meets one hour per week for six weeks. Cost: $140
* Call or email Karen to inquire about joining this class.