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.
 

Woodcarvers' Club

 
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.
  • Thursday
  • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Martin Luther King Center
  • $2.00/class
 Woodcarvers' Club
 

Senior Club


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
  • FREE
  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every Month
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Martin Luther King Center (803 Florida Ave)
 
 Downtown Dance Theater

Offering 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
  •  $40 per month 
  •  Thursday's
  •  Mount Dora Community Building Green Room
    • 520 N. Baker St
  • Attire: Form Fitting clothes such as leggings and tank top or leotard

    Dance
  • Ages 5 - 18
  • 9:00am - 10:00am
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Home School/Improvisation
  • Ages 5 - 18
  • 10:00am - 11:00am

    Creative Movement
  • Ages 5 & under
  • 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Registration:
 
 Yoga for All

Yoga 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.
  • Instructor: Sifu Bill Warden
  • Donnelly Park Building
  • Thursday's
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • $50 per month
  • Ages 16 and Up
Registration:
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Karate


You will achieve discipline, confidence and self-defense ability.

       KARATE CLASSES CANCELLED JUNE, JULY and AUGUST

  • Instructors: George Mattson, Tim Dando, David Berndt 
  • Donnelly Park Building (530 N. Donnelly St.)
*New* Little Karate
  • Ages: 3 - 5 yrs old
  • Monday's and Wednesday's 
  • 5:00pm - 5:30pm
  • $35 per month

    Family Karate
  • Ages 6 and older
  • Monday's and Wednesday's
  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • $50 per month
Adult Karate
  • Open Karate & Weapons
  • Tuesday's
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • $50 per month
Registration:

 

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

 

  • Instructor: Debbie Kirby
  • Donnelly Park Building
  • Thursday's
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • $20 for a 4 visit punch pass
Registration: