Friday, April 8, 2011

Gym Class

Back when I was in school, people pretty much either loved gym class or hated it. Those who were good at sports enjoyed taking the break from the classroom. Then there were those who weren't the least bit athletic; they dreaded their time in the gym.

Gym class, also known to some as "phys ed," wasn't restricted to the gymnasium. For example, students could end up on the tennis court or on the track, depending on what was planned for that particular week. Over the years, I had to do everything from climbing a rope to roller skating around the gym. I had to learn how to square dance and how to play several different ball games. Gym class was nothing if not varied and unpredictable.

In junior high, gym class alternated days with health class. That's when things got really interesting.

5 comments:

Langley said...

Somehow I don't think of square dancing as 'phys ed' but yep, we learned that too. Odd.

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Jingle said...

you way of entertaining and more.

love your blog.

keep it up.

Eliza Wynn said...

Langley, it is odd. I wonder whether northerners also had to square dance in grade school.

Eliza Wynn said...

Thanks, Jingle!

Muay Thai Los Angeles said...

You had square-dancing, I had salsa dancing. These are the classes that I didn't understand. Although, I also didn't enjoy sweating my first period of the day. Gym class, how I loathed thee.

Sara