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Posted on: January 24, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Winter Programs at Parks and Recreation!


There is something for everyone at Parks and Recreation! See what is new and exciting! Everything from cooking for the little ones to Jiujitsu for the adults and everyone in between! Register using the links below or in the offices (2748 Dogtown Road or 1800 Sandy Hook Road). We would love to see your smiling face in these great programs!


Students will learn techniques including kicking, punching, blocking, sparring and partner work. Emphasis is on philosophy and discipline of the martial arts to increase students self-confidence and physical condition. This challenging program is for ages 7 through adults and will help participants lead a healthier life. ($25 one time Karate association fee taken at door for first time students.) You can choose to take one or two days a week. Contact Parks and Recreation if you would like to observe the class.

Mondays and Thursdays


$100/one day a week

$150/two days a week

GSC Dance Studio

Strength Training

Come work on building your strength! This class is for ages 12+ and is for anyone looking for a way to get into, or returning to, the world of fitness.

Tues/Thu- 6:00-7:00pm

Saturdays- 9:30am-10:30am

January 11-March 3

$45- Tu/Th

$20- Sat


Hatha Yoga

Hatha yoga incorporates poses, breathing, and deep relaxation. Participants should bring their own mat. There is no class on January 24th or February 28th.



January 31-March 14


GSC Aerobics Studio


Zumba is a dance fitness format that will include pop, hip hop, and international music with dance rhythms that incorporate interval exercises. These dances will help you tone target areas on your body and absolutely increase your confidence as this class is a judgment free zone. This party is for everyone regardless of their fitness level. The goal is to have fun and keep moving!

Mondays and Wednesdays


January 24-March 2


$7 drop in fee

CHS Eagle Theater

Tai Chi for Health

Tai Chi is an effective exercise to improve health and well-being. Join us for a 6-week session to exercise your entire body and strengthen your mind. The central focus of Tai Chi is to enable the qi, a life force, to flow smoothly and powerfully throughout the body benefiting improved health and balance, increased flexibility and strength, and reduced stress. Choose to take one or two days a week.

Tuesdays and Fridays


January 25-March 4

$60/one day a week

$120/two days a week

GSC Aerobics Studio

Writing for Joy: A Group Exchange

Writing for Joy is a gathering of writers, or want-to-be writers, led by award winning writer and author, Pat Garber. Come share your work, whether it be poetry, prose, songs, journals, fiction or non-fiction. Gentle and helpful critiques and suggestions provided if wanted.

Wednesday January 26



CHS Rosenwald Room

Paranormal Investigation at Central High

Come join Flumeri Promotions as they teach about paranormal investigation and their own findings at Central Cultural and Educational Complex (formerly known as Central High)! This event will feature special guest, Mustafa Gatollari, from televisions "Ghost Hunters". Participants ages 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday January 29



CHS Eagle Theater

Buffalo Soldiers

The NAACP and Parks and Recreation welcome Trooper George Grady Sr. as he presents about the Buffalo Soldiers and the men who were former slaves, freemen, and black Civil War Soldiers. Trooper Grady brings knowledge and a full display with this presentation. Braise N Smoke will be available for purchasing food.

Saturday February 5


CHS Eagle Theater

Free- Registration is encouraged

Mini Chefs: Valentine's Day

Your littlest chef will love making some yummy treats for themselves and their Valentine!

Wednesday February 9



CHS Kitchen

NRA Home Firearms Safety

Three hour basic pistol course that satisfies Virginia Concealed Carry Weapons permit classroom instruction. Please do not bring your weapon to class.

Saturday February 12



CHS Eagle Theater

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