The C. L. Simon Recreation Center has something for the entire family in 2014. Start the year off strong by attending a high energy Zumba class taught by instructor Misti Cranford, Mondays- Friday from 5:30 pm- 6:30 pm. We also offer ballroom and country style dance classes for those who want to get moving and learn a new style of dance on Saturdays starting at 10:30 am. If ballroom and Zumba isn’t your style, try out our clogging dance classes, offered on Mondays starting at 6:00 pm for beginners, and Thursdays from 7:00 pm to 8:50 pm for more advanced dancers.
If dancing isn’t your forte, why not try our brand new Fat Blasting Boot Camp? Lose weight and get stronger in this circuit style exercise class that combines cardio with strength training, Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-6:15 pm. For those that want a more free form work out, try our newly renovated weight room featuring brand new equipment. All the equipment is adjustable to fit the needs of both male and female patrons so come in and get to work! Finally, our basketball gym is open for the causal games throughout the day. The basketball gym’s hours change regularly so please call 936-559-2960 for information on hours or check our Facebook page.
The Recreation Center also has new classes for children in 2014. Our gymnastics program is the perfect place for the children in your life that like to jump, tumble, and cheer. Our new gymnastics director has added new classes, including an open gym where kids can play while their parents rock out in Zumba. Classes are offered Monday- Thursday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Do you have a little dancer in the family? We’ve got two new dance instructors ready to get your children moving. We offer ballet, jazz and now hip hop dance classes for children ages two to fourteen years. Ballet classes are on Wednesday at 5:00 pm, and Thursdays at 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Jazz and Hip Hop classes are offered on Wednesdays starting at 6:00 pm.
Along with dance, the Recreation Center has a strong twirling program that performs at multiple events. Twirling classes are held on Tuesdays from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
Finally, do you have an artist in your midst? We offer art classes designed for young children, homeschoolers, and an after school art program. Art for Homeschoolers is on Tuesdays from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm, and After School Art in from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Big Hands, Little Hands, a class for young children, is on Wednesdays from 11:15 am to 12:00 pm. Bring your little Picasso to the Recreation center and get creative!
For more information on hours and dates for our wide variety of exciting and new classes, pick up a copy of our Spring 2014 Activity Guide in January. Our facility hours will also be changing on January 2 to better serve the community.
We will now be open Monday- Friday from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Don’t hesitate to give us a call at 936-559-2960 and like our Facebook page, facebook.com/nacogdochesparksandrecreation to stay up to date on all our events and activities.