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YOUTH ACTIVITIES

 

CLASSES

 

Yoga instructor Dawn Grant will teach your child fun and exciting animated postures through music and games. Classes meet one day a week for 30 minutes per 4 week session at the Academy Recreation Center.

YOGA BEARS

For 3-5 year olds. Have your child feeling happier and confident while encouraging their creative spirit in this 30 minute class. Min. 4/Max. 8 participants. Adult supervision is required.

Day: Tuesday, 9:15-9:45
Session IV:    Activity # 9118.114      4/29 - 5/20

Fee per session: $15; $5 city resident discount

BENDY KIDS

For elementary school age children who want physical fitness in a noncompetitive setting. This 30 minute energetic class will teach them to relax and focus while learning about their minds and bodies. All while having fun! Min. 4/Max. 8 participants.

Day: Tuesday, 4:00-4:30 p.m.
Session III:    Activity # 9017.414      4/22 (Make-up class)
Session IV:    Activity # 9018.114      4/29 -5/20

Fee per session: $15; $5 city resident discount


BALLET

Learn the fundamentals of ballet dance building positive and healthy bodies, along with developmental skills of dance. This dance form will take students through the firs ballet principles, stressing body position, carriage and posture. Meaningful skills combine the mind, body and spirit through fun movement using a variety of music. Ages 3 and up.
Instructor: Tuwanna McNeely

Tuesday & Thursday 7:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Session IV:    Activity # 1042.114      4/22 - 5/15

Fee per session: $25; $5 city resident discount
Location: Hartsell 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 IV:    Activity # 1024.114      3/31 - 4/25
Session V:     Activity # 1025.114      4/28 - 5/23

Fee per session: $25; $5 city resident discount
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center

 

SOUTHWEST KARATE ACADEMY

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


NEW!!!!

HABITAT HEROES CLUB

Ages 6-12. School's out! Let's get outside (weather permitting) and check out habitats of rabbits, deer, fish, frogs and birds, to name a few. Habitat Heroes are boys and girls who enjoy animals, nature and just being outside. Each program focuses on a different animal's habitat and its preservation importance in a fun, creative way. Come prepared for the weather and bring a change of clothes. Min. 6/Max. 20 participants.
Instructor: Taylor Morris, Recreation Program Specialist

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Fee for each program, $10; $5 city resident discount

Date: Wednesday, 4/23  Activity # 9020.114
  Pre-register by 4/17
  Location: McGee Park

Date: Tuesday, 5/6        Activity # 9021.114
  Pre-register by 5/2
  Location: Dorton Park


  

 ARTS & CRAFTS

Art classes are instructed by Kelly Slusarick, who has twenty-plus years experience teaching children of all ages. She incorporates her loves into art, theatre instruction, dance music and drama to inspire your child in adventure, courage and curiosity. All classes meet at Academy Recreation Center, 147 Academy Avenue, NW Concord.

 

DRAWING I

Ages 6-9. Learn basic to intermediate drawing skills, art techniques and vocabulary. Students are introduced to  a new subject matter at each class and learn a variety of art concepts including still life, perspective, portraiture, realism/abstraction, color theory, composition, line and patterning. Min. 4/Max. 8 participants.
Day: Monday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Session IV:    Activity # 5093.114      4/7 - 4/28
Session V:     Activity # 5094.114      5/5 - 5/26
Fee per session: $35; $5 city resident discount
PLUS $15 materiald fee payable to instructor at first class attending

DRAWING I

Ages 6-9. Learn basic to intermediate drawing skills, art techniques and vocabulary. Students are introduced to  a new subject matter at each class and learn a variety of art concepts including still life, perspective, portraiture, realism/abstraction, color theory, composition, line and patterning. Min. 4/Max. 8 participants.
Day: Tuesday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Session IV:    Activity # 5098.114      4/8 - 4/29
Session V:     Activity # 5099.114      5/6 - 5/27
Fee per session: $35; $5 city resident discount
PLUS $15 materiald fee payable to instructor at first class attending

DRAWING II

Ages 10-16 or prerequisite of Drawing I. Learn intermediate to advanced drawing skills, art techniques and vocabulary. Students are introduced to further subject matter at each class, progressing in a variety of art concepts as introduced in Drawing I. Must have had Drawing I as a prerequisite or instructor's approval. Min. 4/Max. 8 participants.
Day: Wednesday, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Session IV:    Activity # 5103.114      4/16 - 5/7
Session V:     Activity # 5104.114      5/14 - 6/4
Fee per session: $35; $5 city resident discount
PLUS $15 materials fee payable to instructor at first class attending

 


 

ADULT

 

ADULT ART WITH LINDA LONG

Due to purchasing of supplies and instructors preparation time, pre-registration is required for all arts & crafts classes.

Watercolor, watercolor pencils, fabric painting and colored pencil classes are instructed by Linda Long, member of National Society of Decorative Painters (NSDP) and Tarheel Decorative Painters. Please contact Linda at 704.938.1420 for information about the medium as well as a materials list prior to the class. All classes are located at Academy Recreation Center.

Fee per class: $25; $5 city resident discount
PLUS $12 materials fee paid to instructor

COLORED PENCILS

Learn the basics techniques of colored pencil drawing. Min. 6/Max. 15 participants.
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2: 00 p.m.

Session II:     Activity # 5004.114
  Wednesday, 5/28
  Pre-register by 5/21

WATERCOLOR PENCILS

Activity # 5005.114
Learn the basic techniques of watercolor pencils. Min. 6/Max. 15 participants.
Date: Wednesday, 4/30
  Pre-register by 4/23
  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.



SPECIAL INTEREST

 

QUILTING

Enjoy creating a lifetime keepsake. Open to beginner and intermediate quilters.
Instructor: Carolyn Sweet

DAY CLASS

Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Session II:     Activity # 5007.114      4/15 - 6/3

Fee per 8 week session: $40; $5 city resident discount
Location: Logan Multi-Purpose Center

EVENING CLASSES

Thursdays, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Session II:     Activity # 5020.114       4/17 - 6/5

Fee per 8 week session: $30; $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

APRIL Session: Thursday, 4/3 - 4/24
  Beginners: 7:00-8:00 p.m.      Activity # 8039.114
  Intermediate: 8:00-9:00 p.m.  Activity # 8045.114

MAY Session: Thursday, 5/1 - 5/22
  Beginners: 7:00-8:00 p.m.      Activity # 8040.114
  Intermediate: 8:00-9:00 p.m.  Activity # 8046.114

Fee per session: $35; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center

  

 

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LEISURE TIMES
Spring 2014
Programs, Activities and More....

 

 

Concord Parks and Recreation
147 Academy Ave., NW
P.O. Box 308
Concord, NC 28026
704-920-5600
Fax: 704-792-1971
Email:  Recreation@concordnc.gov

Office Hours
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Director of Parks & Recreation:
Bob Dowless
(704) 920-5610
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