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

OCEAN SUNRISE
Date: 5/23, Pre-register by 5/18            Activity # 5132.115

FEE: $35; $5 city resident discount
  PLUS: $15 payable to instructor at class meeting
Day: Saturday, 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Fire Station #7, 250 International Dr. NW

Summer Sessions:

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

YOGA BEARS

For 3-5 years 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.
Instructor: Dawn Grant
Day: Tuesday, 9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

Session V:        4/28 – 5/19         Activity # 9126.115

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.
Instructor: Dawn Grant
Day: Tuesday, 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Session V:        4/28 – 5/19         Activity # 9131.115

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

Session V:       5/5 - 5/28      Activity # 1050.115

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 V:        5/4 – 5/20; NO Class 5/25   Activity #  1038.115

Summer Sessions:
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

 

ART WITH LINDA LONG

COLORED PENCILS

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

Date: 4/29, Pre-register by 4/22         Activity # 5006.115
Date: 5/27, Pre-register by 5/20         Activity # 5007.115

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

WATERCOLOR PENCILS

Learn the basic techniques of watercolor pencils. Min. 6/Max. 15 participants.
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Date: 2/25, Pre-register by 2/18       Activity # 5008.415

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

FABRIC PAINTING

Learn the basics for fabric painting. Min. 6/Max. 15 participants.

Date: 3/25, Pre-register by 3/18       Activity # 5009.115




 

ADULT ART PARTY!!

Ages 18 and up. Adult Art Party classes are designed to inspire our participants through creating art. Each participant is encouraged to find and nurture their own unique style in their painting. We will create an acrylic painting on canvas in each class so every participant can leave with their own original piece of art. Paintings will be completed within the three hour class time. The instructor will provide all required materials for this class. Participants should plan to wear clothing that can get dirty or bring an apron or smock to wear. REGISTRATION ONLY COVERS ONE CLASS; however, we encourage all of our participants to register for multiple classes to create multiple pieces of art.
Instructor: Melynda Enslow
Day: Saturday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
FEE: $35; $5 city resident discount
 
PLUS: $15 payable to instructor at class meeting
Location: Fire Station # 7, 250 International Dr. NW

STARRY NIGHT by Vincent Van Gogh
Date: 2/28, Pre-register by 2/23           Activity # 5116.415

MIDNIGHT WOODS with Full Moon Background
Date: 3/14, Pre-register by 3/9            Activity # 5121.415
Date: 3/28, Pre-register by 3/23          Activity # 5122.115

ABSTRACT CREATIONS (Unique/Original Works)
Date: 4/11, Pre-register by 4/6           Activity # 5125.115
Date: 4/25, Pre-register by 4/20         Activity # 5126.115

OCEAN SUNRISE
Date: 5/9, Pre-register by 5/4            Activity # 5129.115
Date: 5/23, Pre-register by 5/18         Activity # 5130.115

 


 

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:         2/10 – 3/31          Activity # 5019.415
Session II:        4/14 – 6/2            Activity # 5019.115

 

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:       2/12 – 4/2            Activity # 5023.415
Session III:      4/9 – 5/28            Activity # 5023.115

 

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

FEBRUARY Session: Thursday, 2/5 – 2/26
BEGINNERS: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.              Activity # 8063.415
INTERMEDIATE: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.         Activity # 8068.415
ADVANCED: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.              Activity # 8073.415

MARCH Session: Thursday, 3/5 – 3/26
BEGINNERS: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.             Activity # 8064.415
INTERMEDIATE: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.        Activity # 8069.415
ADVANCED: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.             Activity # 8074.415

APRIL Session: Thursday, 4/9 – 4/30
BEGINNERS: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.            Activity # 8065.115
INTERMEDIATE: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.       Activity # 8070.115
ADVANCED: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.            Activity # 8075.115

MAY Session: Thursday, 5/7 – 5/28
BEGINNERS: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.           Activity # 8066.115
INTERMEDIATE: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.      Activity # 8071.115
ADVANCED: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.           Activity # 8076.115
 

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