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Carolina Beach Parks And Recreation Center News

Carolina Beach will be having a Health Fair  May 22nd

Carolina Beach will be having a Health Fair Tuesday May 22, 2007.  10:00-6:00 pm.
This event will be open to the residents and employees of the Town Of Carolina Beach. There will be local healthcare professionals, Entertainment, giveaways, snacks and refreshments.  This event is sponsored by the Town of Carolina Beach Wellness Program and will be held at the Carolina Beach Recreation Center. 1121-B Lake Park Blvd.
For more information, please contact Sarah Archibald, HR/Safety Officer at (910) 458-4820 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

NEW - Kids Art Workshop

Starting April 28th, the Recreation Center will be offering a Kids Art Workshop.  The      6 week class will be taught by art instructor Lois DeWitt.  The cost for all 6 classes is $48.00 for members and $60.00 for non-members.  Classes will be on the first, second, and fourth Saturday’s of each month from 9-11 am. 
Each session has something new and choices from any number of things to do! This workshop will provide children ages 6-12 an opportunity to explore painting, sculpture, and drawing. Limited enrollment, so each child can be instructed toward their own development.  Sign-up deadline is April 25.  So reserve your child’s spot at the Recreation Center today! 

Intermediate Yoga Class

Yoga instructor Lia Adkins-Garza will be leading a Intermediate Yoga class here at the Recreation Center.  Class is for all ages with some yoga experience.   Class will be every Monday beginning May 7th from 7:30-8:30 pm.  Cost is $5.00 for members of the Recreation Center and $7.00 for non-members.

Chi Gong Class

In this series you will learn to use your breath, postures and mental concentration to enhance the flow and distribution of Chi to improve health and harmony in body, mind and spirit. Call for prices.
This series is designed for the novice as well as practitioners of Tai chi, Yoga, Meditation and Martial arts.
These classes will be held on Tuesday and Friday mornings from 10:00- 11:00 am beginning October 10th, 06. Space is limited, so please sign up in advance. Instructor Cindy Kienitz has been teaching Wellness, Natural Cooking, Tai Chi and Chi Gong for over twenty five years If you have any questions please call Carolina Beach Recreation Center. 458-2977

Yoga Classes with Emily Webber

 Yoga instructor Emily Webber will be leading yoga classes here at the Recreation Center.  She will have a Tuesday’s, Beginner Yoga class from 6:45-7:45 pm and Thursday, Beginner Yoga from 7:00-8:00 pm..   This class is for all yoga levels. These classes explore breathing and the  primary yoga postures. This class is designed for all fitness levels with a focus on      increasing flexibility and core strength. She will also be starting a Gentle Yoga class, for those who think that they could not practice yoga due to age, injury, or physical condition.  entle Yoga will be held on Thursdays from 4:00-5:00 pm. This class is for those who think they can not practice yoga, due to age, injury or physical conditions.  Each class is $5.00 for Recreation Center Member and $7.00 for Non Recreation Center Members

Carolina Beach Aerobics

Carolina Beach Aerobics is still being offered at the Recreation Center. The class is a total body workout that combines a 30-minute aerobics segment, along with a weight and abdominal workout. Please bring your own 4-6 lb. Dumbbells if you have them.
This class is a fun and energizing way to exercise for all ages. The class is instructed by Don Pierce. The class is held on Mondays & Wednesday's from 8:00-9:00 am. and Friday from 9-10 am.This is a great way to burn off those extra calories and stay in shape. If you have any question please contact the Recreation Center Staff at 458-2977.

Karen Crater’s New Spring Classes

Karen Crater will be offering new classes this spring. Starting Thursday May 3,  Pilates Plus will combine with the 20 minute segment of low impact/high energy aerobics from her 20/20/20 class to create a hybrid class at 6:00 pm. You will also use the stability ball & weights to burn calories and to firm muscles.  Thursday May 31, at 9:00 am. Karen will be offering a class at the boardwalk stage with a view of the ocean. Bring a beach towel or mat. The class will be a combination of yoga, pilates and stretching with the sounds of the waves in the background. Seaside Stretch will also be offered at 5:00 pm on Mondays starting June 4. If it rains classes will be held at the Carolina Beach Recreation Center. Pre-Pay for 10 classes at the Carolina Beach Recreation Center.
For members, Drop in rates are $6.00 per class. Non-Members $8.00 per class
Call Carolina Beach Recreation Center with any questions 458-2977.              

Spring Registration for Basic Skill/GED Classes

Carolina Beach Parks & Recreation has teamed up with Cape Fear Community College to bring the citizens of Carolina Beach Basic Skills/OED classes at the Recreation Center.
Sign Up May 23rd & 24th at the Rec Center. You need to have your driver's license, social security card, and parent/guardian if you are a minor to register.  Summer Session  May 23rd - July 26th.
If you have any questions please contact the instructor Dick Bury at 458-4947, or call the Recreation Center at (910)458-2977.

Carolina Beach Parks & Rec. Adventure Day Camp

Sign Up May 1st for Carolina Beach Parks & Recreation. Adventure Day Camp. Kids ages 10-13.  Kayaking (June 12 & 15) 10:00-3:00 pm $30.00 per kid (per day)  Kids will Kayak out of Fort Fisher Basin over to Zeke’s Island have lunch,  swim and explore the island. Then we will kayak the back side of Zeke’s Island and return back to the Fort Fisher Basin.  Southport Bike Trip & Pirate Tour (June 14) 9:30-3:15 pm $15.00 per kid. Kids will bring their bikes and meet at Fort Fisher Ferry. We will board the ferry at 10:00 am. We will then take the ferry over to Southport. Kids will have lunch at Provision Company. Make sure to bring money for lunch. We will then bike over to the Maritime Museum for a Pirate exibit and a tour of the Maritime Museum. We will the take the ferry back to Southport at 2:30. Pick up will be at 3:15 at the Fort Fisher Ferry.
Canoeing the Salt Marsh/Beach Day (June 20) 9-3 pm $15.00 per kid that day we will meet at Fort Fisher Basin. We will be canoeing the Salt Marsh and playing games at the beach. Pick up will be at 3:00 pm at Fort Fisher Recreation area.

Summer Day Camp

Summer is here again, and the Carolina Beach Recreation Center is offering a Summer Day Camp for kids ages 6-10 yrs.  The Day Camp will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am -3 pm.  Each day will have a different activity so stop by the Recreation Center and pick up the Summer Day Camp schedule.  Cost $10.00 per child per day. (Jungle Rapids days are $14.00).  Space fills up quickly so sign up today. 
For any questions please contact Carley at the Recreation Center at 458-2977.

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