Community Recreation Center – Sept. 2019
Community Recreation Center Welcome
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 9:30 a.m.
Discover the diverse opportunities at the Community Recreation Center. Reserve your space for this free event, 303-425-9583. Bring friends, enjoy snacks!
Coffee Talk: History with Benjamin Wadsworth
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 1:00-2:15 p.m.
Learn about the early days of Arvada. Michael Thompson of the Arvada Historical Society portrays one of the city’s founders, Benjamin Wadsworth. Register by 9/23 with payment, $5.
Grand Lake Coach Trip
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Enjoy the fall colors on our way to Grand Lake where Dave Lively enthralls you with the history. Lunch is on your own. Fee includes coach transportation, professional speaker, and escort. No refunds after Sep. 9. Register in advance, $70 ($86 non-res.).
Knitting and Crochet, Tue., Sep. 10-Oct. 15, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $29 ($35 non-res.)
Tuesday Painting (mixed media), Tue., Sep. 10-Oct. 22, 12:30-3:00 p.m., $53 ($63 non-res.)
Art Basics 101, Fri., Sep. 13-Oct. 18, 1:00-3:00 p.m., $39 ($47 non-res.)
Scrapbooking and Card Making, Mon., Sep. 16, 3:00-5:00 p.m., drop-in fee $4
Pastels and Drawing Studio, Mon., Sep. 16-Oct. 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $54 ($65 non-res.)
Portrait Drawing, Wed., Sep. 18-Oct. 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $54 ($65 non-res.)
Bob Ross, Thu., Sep. 19, noon-5:00 p.m., $57 ($69 non-res.), plus $5 material fee
Watercolor Studio, Thu., Sep. 19-Oct. 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $54 ($65 non-res.)
Fridays, September 6-27, 10:00 a.m.-noon
Learn how to use a variety of tiles, stones, and marbles to create beautiful mosaic art. $35 material fee payable to the instructor. Register in advance, $58 ($70 non-res.).
Friday, Sep. 6, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Explore journaling to reduce stress, develop projects, clear you mind, and augment memory. Register in advance, $8 (non-res. $10).
Computer & Devices Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer and devices in a small class setting. Topics include Computer Basics, Excel, iPhone, and One-on-One Training. Call 303-425-9583 for times and fees.
Public Transportation Training
Mondays, Sep. 16-23, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Learn to confidently use public transportation (RTD) to expand your travel options. First session is a classroom discussion, and the second is a supervised outing with a Via travel trainer and meets at noon on 9/23. Register by 9/12, $7 ($9 non-res.).
Monday, Sep. 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Learn about Medicare basics and how to maneuver the maze. Provided by DRCOG’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program. Free, but register early.
Drop-In Book Club
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 1:00 p.m.
Discuss “Educated” by Tara Westover. Drop-in fee $1.
Celebrate Senior Friday Club
Friday, Sep. 13, noon-12:30 p.m.
A free open house to learn about the Friday Club’s opportunities: bridge, golf, mahjongg, pinochle, Hand and Foot, and more. Enjoy snacks and door prizes.
Dance, Dance, Dance!
There are a variety of classes to keep you moving to the music; register in advance.
Charlie’s Dance, Tue., Sep. 10-Oct. 22, 7:00-8:30 p.m., $32 ($38 non-res.)
Tap Dance Advanced Intermediate, Mon., Sep. 9-Dec. 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m., $78 ($94 non-res.)
Tap Dance Advanced Performing, Mon., Sep. 9-Dec. 9, 2:00-3:00 p.m., $78 ($94 non-res.)
Tap Dance Beginning, Wed., Sep. 11-Dec. 11, 4:00-5:00 p.m., $78 ($94 non-res.)
Tap Dance Intermediate, Wed., Sep. 11-Dec. 11, 5:00-6:00 p.m., $78 ($94 non-res.)
Tap Dance Advanced, Wed., Sep. 11-Dec. 11, 6:00-7:00 p.m., $78 ($94 non-res.)
Broadway Dance Performing, Thu., Sep. 12-Dec. 12, 1:00-2:00 p.m., $78 ($94 non-res.)
Intro to Line Dance, Thu., Sep. 12-Oct. 24, 2:15-3:15 p.m., $37 ($44 non-res.)
Tranquil Qigong, Mon., Sep. 9-Oct. 21, 6:00-7:00 p.m., $56 ($67 non-res.)
T’ai Chi Beginning, Mon., Sep. 9-Oct. 21, 7:00-8:00 p.m., $56 ($67 non-res.)
Foam Roller Workshop, Mon., Sep. 30, 6:00-7:30 p.m., $20 ($24 non-res)
Yoga, Tue., Sep. 10-Oct. 22, 6:30-7:45 p.m., $64 ($77 non-res.)
Hatha Yoga, Wed., Sep. 11-Oct. 30, 6:00-7:30 p.m., $56 ($67 non-res.)
Yogalates, Thu., Sep. 12-Oct. 24, 6:30-7:45 p.m., $64 ($77 non-res)
Genealogy Talk: Googling for Gold Mines
Thursday, Sep. 12, 11:00 a.m.-noon
Discover the powerful tools available on Google for mining the internet’s vast genealogical resources. Register early, $5 ($7 non-res.).
Genealogy Level I
Mondays, Sep. 9-30, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Are you curious about your family tree? FamilySearch is a free computer resource to help you discover your people. Learn to “build” your tree, then discover more through the United States Federal Census Records. The last class meets at the Family History Center to explore more resources. Register early, $30, ($36 non-res.).
Tuesdays, September 10 & 24, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Play for fun, partners rotate after each game. Register ($3.50/day) by the Friday before each game. Fee includes game, prizes, and dessert.
Thursday, September 5, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register by 9/2 with payment, $4.
Mondays, Sep. 9-Oct. 14, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Learn how to play billiards or brush up on your skills…all levels welcome. Pick up the basic game and maybe a fancy move or two. Register in advance, $36 (non-res. $43).
Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Checks, Wednesday, Sep. 4, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Parkinson’s Care Partners, Friday, Sep. 13, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Eyeglass Servicing, Monday, Sep. 9, 9:00 a.m.-noon
Breathe Easy-Lung Function, Monday, Sep. 9, 10:00 a.m.-noon
Parkinson’s Support Group, Thursday, Sep. 19, 1:00 p.m.
Grief Support, Monday, Sep. 16, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Yoga for Stress Reduction, Thursday, Sep. 26, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
BINGO, Friday, Sep. 27, 1:00 p.m.
Thursdays, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., ongoing
A fun, low-impact fitness workout that combines principles of Dancing Arts, Martial Arts, and Healing Arts. Drop-in fee $4 ($4.75 non-res.) or one scan of your SilverSneakers card.
Pilates Mat Class
Tuesdays, 12:45-1:45 p.m., ongoing
Class focuses on core strength and flexibility. Drop-in fee $4 ($4.75 non-res.) or one scan of your SilverSneakers card.
Exercise to a Latin beat in these drop-in Zumba classes. Drop-in fee $4 ($4.75 non-res.) or one scan of your SilverSneakers card.
Zumba Gold (seated), 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Wednesdays, ongoing
Zumba Fitness, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Wednesdays, ongoing
Zumba Fitness, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Mondays, ongoing
Craft Carousel Gift Shop
Open Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Are you looking for the perfect hand-crafted gift? Visit the Gift Shop located in the Community Recreation Center featuring handmade items from over 100 consignors, including purses, jewelry, aprons, quilts, baby gifts, & much more.
Community Recreation Center
6842 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO 80003