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YOUTH ACTIVITIES

 

 SUMMER PROGRAMS

CHILLY-WILLY WEDNESDAYS
Wednesday summer programs will meet at the designated parks. Chilly-Willy popsicles will be provided. Wear play clothes and bring bottled water. All programs will be facilitated by Recreation Program Specialist Taylor Morris. Please contact Taylor with questions, 704-920-5616 or morrist@concordnc.gov.
Ages 6-12
  Min. 4; Max. 20 participants.
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Fee for each program: $10; $5 city resident discount

SUPER SOAKING SUMMER DAY
Activity #9014.214
Wet and wild, that’s how we play at this year’s Super Soaking Summer Day! With more water balloons and faster relays, we will be sure to stay cool. Bring goggles for eye protection.
Day: 7/16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dorton Park

MUDDY BUDDY Activity #9015.214
Let’s dig deep into our imaginations, coming out muddy with crafts and games. We will be making mud pies, racing to spud in the mud and more. Wear your mudmaking clothes and bring a change of clothes.
Day: 7/23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hartsell Park

COLOR CRAWL Activity #9016.214
The world is our canvas as we splash color throughout the park! From crayon cakes, to sidewalk chalk lakes; we will fill the “canvas” with our bright imaginations.
Day: 8/6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .McGee Park

SUPERSIZE GAME DAY Activity #9017.214
We’ve got the games, but they are way bigger than normal! Imagine a board game the size of a basketball court! Imagine a golf ball the size of your head! Don’t forget your BIG game face.
Date: 8/13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dorton Park

3F PROGRAM (Family Friendly Fun)
The 3F Program is designed for families seeking fun together outdoors. This series will focus on teambuilding, creative exercises and insight to many outdoor adventures. The series will conclude with a Non-Violent Hunger Games challenge course, based on what we learn throughout the summer. Each program will meet at the designated park. Please contact Taylor Morris with questions, 704-920-5616 or morrist@concordnc.gov.
Min. 6; Max. 30 participants.
  Time: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Pre-registration required
Fee: $10 per family (up to 5 members) per activity date

NATURE’S TREASURES Activity #9031.214
We will escape into nature, traveling through space and time we will discover both familiar forms of life and those from other worlds. We will use tools to identify nature’s treasures and from those treasures create our own to take home.
Day: Thursday, 7/22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .McGee Park

RECYCLED FORT BUILDING Activity #9032.214
Utilizing everyday household recyclables and gifts from nature we will construct impenetrable forts. These structures will be tested against human and nature’s obstacles. Recyclables welcome.
Day: Thursday, 8/7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .McGee Park

NON-VIOLENT HUNGER GAMES Activity #9034.214
It is time to put our training to the test. We will geocache for our tools, I.D. useful plants, build our forts and prepare for balloon battle. Join us as we approach the ultimate challenges and combat for survival. Bring a change of clothes and goggles for eye protection.
Day: Thursday, 8/14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dorton Park

OUTDOOR EXPLORERS
Ages 6-12. Do you ever wonder… what was that noise, why is that tree there, why don’t tigers live here, why do we have to recycle that? If you have questions about nature, the environment or just love to explore outdoors; then you are an Outdoor Explorer. We have fun investigating the outdoors through games and constructing crafts to take home to teach others about the world outside our doors. Bring a change of clothes and shoes for each day.
Each program will meet at the designated park.
Min. 4; Max. 20 participants
  Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Fee: $10; $5 city resident discount

A PEEK IN THE CREEK Activity #9036.214
Where does it come from, where does it go? There are creeks everywhere and its time we explored and determined what is in them. Wear old tennis shoes or boots, sandals and flip flops are not recommended.
Day: Tuesday, 7/15 McGee Park

ART BY NATURE Activity #9037.214
Explorers and artists are one in the same. Artists use their surroundings for inspiration and so shall we. Join us on a scavenger hunt identifying nature’s riches and materials to create our own works of art.
Day: Tuesday, 8/5 McGee Park

 

 

CLASSES

 

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 ll:  Activity #1044.214  7/8 – 7/31
SESSION lll: Activity #1045.214  8/12 – 9/4

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 ll:  Activity #1028.214  7/7 – 7/30
SESSION lll: Activity #1029.214  8/4 – 8/27

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


 


  

 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.

 

SUMMER YOUTH ART

DRAWING

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 skills, line and patterning. Min 4, Max 8 participants.
Days: Monday – Friday

Ages 6-9 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
SESSION III: 7/21 – 7/25 Activity #5106.214

Ages 10-15 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
SESSION III: 7/21 – 7/25 Activity #5108.214

Ages 16-18 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
SESSION III: 7/21 – 7/25 Activity #5110.214

  Fee: $40; $5 city resident discount
PLUS: $15 materials fee payable to instructor at first class attending
Location: Community Room at Fire Station #7
  250 International Dr. NW

PAINTING

Learn how to paint like a professional! Techniques will be introduced into this traditional medium with new and contemporary ways to execute amazing, fun and fresh work. Drawing fundamentals will be incorporated with color mixing, layering, brush control, working with added mediums, preparing a canvas, and creating realism and abstract works. Min 4, Max 8 participants.
Days: Monday – Friday

Ages 6-9 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
SESSION II: 7/28 – 8/1 Activity #5111.214

Ages 10-15 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
SESSION II: 7/28 – 8/1 Activity #5112.214

Ages 16-18 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
SESSION II: 7/28 – 8/1 Activity #5113.214

  Fee: $50; $5 city resident discount
PLUS: $15 materials fee payable to instructor at first class attending
Location: Community Room at Fire Station #7
  250 International Dr. NW

 

 


 

ADULT

 

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 I:  6/17 – 8/5   Activity #5017.114
SESSION II: 8/19 – 10/7 Activity #5018.214

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:  6/12 – 7/31  Activity #5022.114
SESSION II: 8/7 – 9/25   Activity #5023.214

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

AUGUST Session: Thursday, 8/7 – 8/28
  Beginners: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.     Activity #8062.214
  Intermediate: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Activity #8068.214
  Advanced: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.     Activity #8071.214

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

  

 

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LEISURE TIMES
Summer 2014
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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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