Classes

 

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YOUTH ACTIVITIES


**NEW**

SUPER SQUAD

Activity # 9050.117
Ages 6-12. We are out of school and out to play! We'll practice park safety with games and crafts while keeping an eye out for pollutants, critter chaos on the ball fields and playgrounds!
Day: Wednesday - Friday, 4/19 - 4/21
9:00-12:00 noon
Fee: $25; $5 city resident discount
Location: Les Myers Park, C.T. Sherrill Community Building

**TODDLER PROGRAMS**

TODDLING TOWARDS ART
Activity #9038.417
Ages 18 months - 4 years. We will combine arts and crafts with some favorite children's stories, songs and nursery rhymes! Your little tot will learn how to glue, paint with different objects, mix colors, and create different art projects that they can take home! All toddlers must be accompanied by an adult. No fee. 
Day: Thursday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
3/16, 3/30, 4/27, 5/11, 5/25
Location: Academy Recreation Center Arts and Crafts room

GIGGLES AND WIGGLES
Activity #9039.417
Ages 18 months - 4 years. During this active playtime for toddlers, we will wiggle to music, giggle with friends and engage in play with parachutes, balls, tunnels and more! Your little one will enhance their social and developmental skills through this interactive program. All toddlers must be accompanied by an adult. No fee.
Day: Wednesday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
3/22, 4/5, 4/19, 5/3, 5/17, 5/31

MESSY ART

Ages 4-8. Wear your old clothes because we are going to get messy creating art that your parents probbaly wouldn't let you do in the house. Each class will be entirely different and we will always have messy fun!
Day: Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Fee for each class: $10; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center Arts and Crafts Room

 EXPLODING ART!
We'll create a scientific mixture with paint and alka seltzer and watch it rocket high into the air!
Day: 3/14

  

 


 

GREENWAY ADVENTURES

Ages 4 & up. Using the greenways as our classroom, we will explore critters and their habitats with fun and creative activities. Parents are encouraged to join in the fun. Each program will meet at the designated greenway for 1-1.5 hours. NO FEE.

 

"I SPY" CRITTERS
This "I spy..." game keeps us on the move while searching high and low for critters.
Day: Tuesday, 4/25 Activity #9044.117
Location: McGee Park
Day: Thursday, 4/27 Activity #9045.117
Location: Hector H Henry II Greenway


FAIRIES FAIRIES EVERYWHERE
Using our special fairy dust, we'll search for natural materials we'll use in making our woodland fairy crowns.
Day: Tuesday, 5/2 Activity #9046.117
Location: McGee Park
Day: Thursday, 5/4 Activity #9047.117
Location: Hector H Henry II Greenway

     
 

CRITTER KITCHEN
We're making goodies for our critter friends! After identifying their tracks, the treats will be placed for them to feast.
Day: Tuesday, 5/9 Activity #9048.117
Location: McGee Park
Day: Thursday, 5/11 Activity #9049.117
Location: Hector H Henry II Greenway

 

SUPERHERO PATROL
Armed with your cape, badge and eagle eyes, we'll hit the trail in search of pollutants and critter chaos.
Day: Tuesday, 5/16 Activity #9051.117
Location: McGee Park
Day: Thursday, 5/18
Location: Hector H Henry II Greenway

 

 


 

BALLET

Ages 2-5. Learn ballet principles, body position, carriage and posture through movement. Instructor: Tuwanna McNeely
Day: Monday, 10:00 -10:30 a.m.
SESSION II: 3/6 - 3/27 Activity # 1048.417
SESSION III: 4/3 - 4/24 Activity #1049.117
NO CLASS 4/17
SESSION IV: 5/1 - 5/22 Activity #1050.117
Fee per session: $25; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center


HARTSELL KARATE CLUB

The Hartsell Karate Club will teach you how to kick, block, punch and strike. Ages 3 and up.
Instructor: James Reid
Date: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
SESSION III: 2/27 - 3/22 Activity # 1057.417
NO class 3/10
SESSION IV: 3/27 - 4/28 Activity #1058.117
NO class 4/14, 4/17, 4/19, 4/21
SESSION I: 5/1 - 5/31 Activity # 1059.117
NO class 5/29
Fee per session: $25; $5 city resident discount
Location: Les Myers Park, C.T. Sherrill Building


SOUTHWEST KARATE

Age 4 and up learn how to defend themselves, gain confidence and get in shape. No fee.
Contact Tony Moody at 704.701.1346 for additional information.
Date: Tuesday  & Thursday, Continual    
  5:30 p.m. – Ages 4 & 5
  6:00 p.m. – Ages 6-10
  7:00 p.m. – Ages 11 and up 


 

ADULT CLASSES

ART & SPECIAL INTEREST


ADULT BEGINNER SEWING

Activity #5125.316
Ages 18 and up. Learn how to use a sewing machine, select and read the proper size pattern, and discuss fabric choices. From there, lay out the pattern, cut and sew a simple garment! Bring your own sewing machine. Other materials needed will be discussed during the first class. Instructor: Bonnie Ray
Day: Monday, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
SESSION II: 3/6 - 4/10 Activity # 5126.417
Fee: $35; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center

 


 

QUILTING

Enjoy creating a lifetime keepsake. Open to beginner and intermediate quilters. For a materials list call 704.920.5603.

DAY CLASS

Instructor: Carolyn Sweet
Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

SESSION II: 3/7 - 4/25 Activity # 5026.417
SESSION III: 5/9 - 6/27 Activity # 5027.117
Fee per 8 week session: $40; $5 city resident discount
Location: Logan Multi-Purpose Center


EVENING CLASS

Thursdays, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
SPRING SESSION: Activity # 5027.417
  1/5 - 5/25
Fee per 8 week session: $20; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #7
  250 International Drive N.W.


CAROLINA SHAG DANCE CLASS

Learn the fundamentals of the dance that originated in the Carolinas. Open to singles and couples.  Minimum 10 participants
Instructor: Patty Blackmon
Pre-registration required
Day: Thursday
Beginners: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 
Intermediate: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. 
Advanced: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.

SESSION III: 3/2 - 3/31
SESSION IV: 4/6 - 4/27
SESSION V: 5/4 - 5/25

Fee per session: $40, $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center


BEGINNING BRIDGE

Ages 18 and up. For those of you who have never played bridge or if you haven't played in a while, these lessons are for you! Instructed by Concord Bridge Club members
Day: Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
**New sessions coming soon**
Fee: $35; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center

 


 

DUPLICATE LITE

Ages 18 and up. This is the next step in the journey to playing bridge. Instructed by Concord Bridge Club members
Day: Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
SESSION II: 2/22 - 3/29 Activity # 1019.417
Fee: $35; $5 city resident discount

Location: Academy Recreation Center

 


 

PIN SPLITTERS

Pin Splitters is a bowling league designed for individuals with developmental disabilities. Participants will gain skills in league play, competition, socialize with friends and be active!
Day: Saturday, 1/14 - 3/4
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Registration fee: $15; $5 city resident discount
Weekly fee: $10, payable to foxfire lanes
Includes 3 games and shoes
Location: Foxfire Lanes
225 Security St. Kannapolis