Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill
The Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr., offers activities for all ages, including a Healthy Hands Cooking for kids and grandparents, the SlimN60 weight loss challenge, Judo/Karate and Polynesian Dance. All classes are open to the public.
Healthy Hands-Little Sprouts
This cooking class for ages 3-5 yrs. is an innovative approach to early language skills and development; bursting with hands-on fun and nutritional activities. Meets on Thursdays, September 6-27 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr. 9/6; Color My Plate; 12660 ; 9/13; Snack Attack; 12661 ; 9/20; Banana Bash; 12662 ; 9/27; Chika Chika Chickpeas; 12663. Register for each class separately at www.wcparksandrec.com; $20 each.
Healthy Hands-Me & the Grands Workshop
Have fun drawing and cooking with the grandkids (ages 6-13 yrs.) in this afternoon workshop. Meets on Saturday, September 8 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr. Register for activity #12669 at www.wcparksandrec.com; $60 per couple.
SlimN60-Weight Loss Challenge
SlimN60 is a new exercise/weight control loss program that begins September 13 at the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill. Be part of this 60-day weight loss challenge! Led by personal trainer Angie Richardson, SlimN60 will push you and motivate you to not only achieve your goals, but more importantly make a LIFESTYLE change. The kick off is Thursday, September 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with one-hour sessions every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday through November 8 (skip 10/9). The sixty-day program is $275 per participant, and includes the detailed guided workouts, daily contact through Facebook, nutrition guidance, weekly accountability sessions and an end of challenge photo shoot. To register, go to www.wcparksandrec.com, and sign up for activity SlimN60 or #12723.
Ten Essentials for Hiking-FREE
Greg Bearden and Becky Bean discuss the ten essentials all hikers need to have on hand in this free class, including shelter, first aid, food, water and communications. Meets Thursday, September 13 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr. Register for activity #12724 at www.wcparksandrec.com; free, for age 5+.
Color Wheels- You & Me Paint Night
Join us for a night of child/partner art. Open to parents, grandparents and others with children age 5-12 years. Paint a pair of canvasses that fit together to create a colorful piece. Meets Friday, September 28 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr. Register for activity #13021 ($25 pair) at www.wcparksandrec.com.
This combination class of Judo and Karate gives students (8 years and older) a well-rounded program of physical fitness and self-confidence. Students can progress through black belt and have the opportunity to compete in tournaments. Meets Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill. Register at www.wcparksandrec.com.
Learn to dance like the natives of Hawaii, Samoa, New Zealand and Tahiti. Instructor Chris Hendrickson uses these dance representations as a form of both exercise and education. Three levels meet on Wednesdays at the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Dr.: Beginners, 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.; Intermediates, 6:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Advanced, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This course is $25 per month, and registration is available on line at www.wcparksandrec.com. All ages are welcome.
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