City of Gulf Shores

Mechanic Training Available for Women & Teenage Girls

The City of Gulf Shores will host "Powder Puff Mechanics," a 3 course training for women and teenage girls. Participants will learn the basics of auto mechanics in an unintimidating environment at the Gulf Shores Cultural Center. The cost to participate is $10 per class or all 3 classes for $20.

Course 1:
Saturday, September 9th -10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  • Electrical and owner's manual review 
  • Jump starting and fuse box
  • Controls and warning lights 

Course 2: 
Saturday, October 14th - 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

  • Under the hood - filters and fluids 
  • Body - changing lights, wiper blades, belt and cleaning 

Course 3:
Saturday, November 11th - 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

  • Tires - changing a flat tire, tire pressure, identifying wear
  • Purchasing new breaks
Pre-registration is required.  Participants will need to register in person at the Cultural Center to sign a waiver and pay. 

For more information click here or contact the Cultural Center at 251-968-9818. The Cultural Center is located at 19470 Oak Road West (CR 6), Gulf Shores, AL. 

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