Classes

 

 

Online registration is available.
For a complete list of classes and programs online, please CLICK HERE.

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Please check out the current copy of the LEISURE TIMES (located in the right column)for a complete listing of current classes and activities.

 

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

 

OUTDOOR EXPLORERS

Ages 6-12. Join the adventures of the outdoor explorers while traveling the terrain of the parks seeking answers and discovering the wild wonders of the natural world. Wear play clothes and bring a change of socks and shoes. Min. 6/Max. 25 participants.
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Fee: $10; $5 city resident discount
Day 1:
Tuesday, 6/23 @ McGee Park   Activity # 9035.215
Day 2:
Tuesday, 7/14 @ Dorton Park   Activity # 9036.215
Day 3: Tuesday, 8/11 @ McGee Park   Activity # 9037.215

CHILLY-WILLY WEDNESDAYS

Ages 6-12. Wear play clothes and bring a bottle of water for fun in the parks! Chilly-Willy Popsicle treats! Min. 4/Max. 20 participants. Program locations listed below.
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Fee for each program: $10; $5 city resident discount

BRIGHT AS THE SKY TIE DYE

You bring a t-shirt, towel, pillowcase or pair of socks to brighten and we'll provide the color. And, who can resist the water balloon launcher?? We will be bursting with color!!
Day 1
: 6/24 @ Beverly Hills Park    Activity # 9011.115
Day 2
: 7/15 @ Dorton Park            Activity # 9012.215


WATERMELON WEDNESDAY

Are you ready for the sweetest, tastiest, stickiest Chilly-Willy Wednesday of the summer!? What can't you do with a watermelon?? We'll eat it, carve it, juice it, race it, bust it, launch it and the list goes on!!
Day
: 7/22 @ McGee Park       Activity # 9015.215


SUPER SOAKING SUMMER DAY

Double the bubbles, double the fun!! Join the wet and very wild games, including the ultimate slip and slide and water blob! Bring goggles for eye protection and a change of clothes.
Day 1
: 7/8 @ Dorton Park        Activity # 9013.215
Day 2
: 8/5 @ Dorton Park        Activity # 9014.215


EXTREME TEAMS

Partner with your buddies to compete for the park kingdom. Using our building and team strengths we will protect our forts from one another in an ultimate game of tag. Against a battlefield of obstacles (falling water balloons, paper walls and more) the team with the most captured flags wins!!
Day
: 8/12 @ Dorton Park       Activity # 9016.215

3F PROGRAM
Family Friendly Fun

3F is designed for families seeking fun together outdoors. This series focuses on outdoor adventures, creative thinking and always entertains! Each program will meet at the designated park. Min. 6; Max 30 participants.
Time 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
  Pre-registration required
Fee: $10 per family unit (up to 5 members) per activity date

GEOCACHING

Do you and your family enjoy a good treasure hunt? With technology on our side we can find all the treasures hidden in our parks. We will chart a course on a multi-cache, challenged by clues and findings along the way. Smart phones and personal GPS units are welcome.
Day 1
: 7/9 @ McGee Park       Activity # 9028.215
Day 2
: 8/6 @ Dorton Park       Activity # 9029.215


PLANET EXPLORATION

This a scavenger hunt where each family team will receive a toolkit for collecting items and findings as they pretend to explore outer space, viewing life for the first time. Family teams will converge to share their travel findings and experiences in a fun-filled approach.
Day 1
: 7/23 @ McGee Park      Activity # 9030.215
Day 2
: 8/13 @ Dorton Park      Activity # 9031.215

CLASSES

 

TEENS & TWEENS ART PARTY!!

Ages 9-19. (No experience required!) Create an acrylic masterpiece through step by step instruction. Please have your young artist dress in clothing suited for painting or send an apron/smock. Non-alcoholic beverages and snack are welcome! Min. 4/Max. 10 participants.
Instructor: Melynda Enslow

FAUVISM GARDEN
Date: 6/13, Pre-register by 6/5      Activity # 5123.115

OCEAN SUNRISE
Date: 7/11, Pre-register by 7/3      Activity # 5131.215

STARRY NIGHT by Vincent Van Gogh
Date: 8/8, Pre-register by 7/31         Activity # 5117.215

FEE: $40; $5 city resident discount
***Fee in Leisure Times magazine is invalid***
Day: Saturday, 12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Fire Station #7, 250 International Dr. NW


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

Summer Sessions: 7:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Days: Tuesday & Thursday

Session I:        6/2 - 6/25      Activity # 1055.115
Session II:       7/7 - 7/30      Activity # 1056.215
Session III:      8/5 - 8/27      Activity # 1057.215

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 I:        6/1 - 6/26      Activity # 1039.115
Session II:       7/6 - 7/31      Activity # 1040.215
Session III:      8/4 - 8/27      Activity # 1041.215

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
 

 

ADULT

ART & SPECIAL INTEREST

ADULT ART PARTY!!

Ages 18 and up. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Each participant will create an original acrylic painting on canvas to display in their own home. Wear clothing that can get dirty or bring an apron/smock to wear. Bring non-alcoholic beverages and snacks of choice and the instructor will provide the rest! Min. 4/Max. 10 participants.
Instructor: Melynda Enslow
FEE per class: $40; $5 city resident discount
Day: Saturday, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Fire Station #7, 250 International Dr. NW

FAUVISM GARDEN    Activity # 5113.115
  Date: 6/13, Pre-register by 6/5

OCEAN SUNRISE      Activity # 5121.215
  Date: 7/11, Pre-register by 7/3

STARRY NIGHT by Vincent Van Gogh      Activity # 5116.215
  Date: 8/8, Pre-register by 7/31

 


 

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 I:   6/9 - 7/28      Activity # 5020.115
Session II:  8/4 - 9/22      Activity # 5020.215

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 I:   6/4 - 7/30      Activity # 5024.115 NO Class 7/9
Session II:  8/6 - 9/24      Activity # 5024.215

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

JUNE Session: Thursday, 6/4 - 6/25
BEGINNERS: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.              Activity # 8077.115
INTERMEDIATE: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.         Activity # 8078.115
ADVANCED: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.              Activity # 8079.115

AUGUST Session: Thursday, 8/6 - 8/27
BEGINNERS: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.             Activity # 8080.215
INTERMEDIATE: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.        Activity # 8081.215
ADVANCED: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.             Activity # 8082.215

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