Programs and Clubs
About Our Programs
The Parks and Recreation Department offers an abundance of programs throughout the year for people of all ages and interests. For more information about any of our programs, please call the Parks & Recreation Department at (352) 735-7183.
Do you remember as a kid the first time you tried to carve something? Well, there is a group of people who have learned the skills of woodcarving and are willing to teach others as well. Ralph Rossignol will be instructing the art of woodcarving and can be contacted at (352) 385-0483. Class meets on an ongoing basis.
Focused on active seniors, there will be free lunch, games, speakers, arts and crafts and perhaps new friends. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. For additional information, contact Gina Conway at(352) 729-6394
Downtown Dance TheaterOffering students of all ages the opportunity to explore and challenge their artistic capabilities through a variety of dance styles such as Modern, Jazz, Lyrical and more including a strong foundation in classical Ballet. On and Off stage production education such as story telling, prop, costume and set design as well as choreography will be introduced to gain deeper understanding and appreciation for Art of Movement. For more information contact the instructor, Shawnee at (352) 435-5404 or MovementforLYFE@gmail.com
Yoga for AllYoga For ALL is a meditative vinyasa style class that is designed for practitioners for all ages and skill levels wanting to improve their flexibility, core strengths, balance and alignment. With a mindful awareness on the breath, our life force, our chi, we will flow through a variety of postures, gaining a deeper sense of self awareness and improving our overall sense of well being. No previous experience necessary, modifications and props for physical restrictions are always offered. Please bring a mat. For more information contact instructor Shawn Evelyn at (352) 453-5404 or e-mail movementforLYFE@gmail.com
Tai Chi Sifu Bill Warden (movementforLYFE@gmail.com) is now teaching Tai Chi for Health and Self Defense, as well as Kungfu and a wide variety of fighting styles. There are few restrictions and one does not have to be in top physical condition to fully appreciate and enjoy these exercises.
KarateYou will achieve discipline, confidence and self-defense ability.
Zen Yoga: Ages 16 and up
Learning Yoga will show you that the body and breath are intimately connected with the mind and how taking a holistic approach to your daily life can bring harmony to all that you do. So much can be achieved through learning yoga; we hope that you will be inspired to make it a part of your life