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May Activities at South Suburban

May Activities at South Suburban

Apr 16 2018

Join the Fiesta at the Healthy Living Expo
Take part in interactive demos, enjoy free health checks and learn what resources are available in our community! Take control of your health today!
Who: Ages 18 and up
When:  1:30 - 4 pm (Fri; May 4)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: Free

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War Memorial Rose Garden Pruning Workshop
Pruning roses can be a thorny problem. Learn how to safely and properly care for roses by our professional horticulture team and area master gardeners and members of the Denver Rose Society. Bring a sharp pair of bypass pruning shears, leather gloves and knee pads.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When:  8 am - 12 pm (Sat, May 5); alternate date in case of inclement weather, Sat., May 12.
Where: War Memorial Rose Garden
Price: Free, register for the workshop, contact Vanessa Greenhouse at VGreenhouse@ssprd.org; or 303.721.8478.

 

Free Touch-A-Truck
The whole family gets an up close and personal experience with a variety of trucks, tractors and more!  It’s sure to be a fun and unique experience for all ages.
Who: All ages
When:  9 am - 12 pm (Sat; May 5)
Where: Family Sports Dome parking lot
Price: Free

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Painting with Watercolors for Adults
Have fun learning the basic fundamentals of Watercolors. Discover and learn to use varieties of brushes, create different patterns, techniques, and textures in your paintings. Learn about color shading and value. All materials provided. All levels of experience welcomed.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 10 am - 12 pm (Mon; May 7 - 28)
Where: Lone Tree Hub
Price: $50 District, $56 Non-District

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Cheer/Poms
Come learn fun, high energy routines with sharp synchronized movements.  Students will learn cheer movements to incorporate into their dances including group work, turns and jump sequences.  This class is great for those who want to get onto a dance or poms’ team at school.
Who: Ages 4 - 12
When: 4 - 8 pm by age group (Tue; May 8 - June 12)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $38 District, $44 Non-District

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South Suburban Parks and Recreation Board Election
The next regular election of the South Suburban Park and Recreation District is to fill three board positions. It is a polling place election, with the option of obtaining an absentee ballot. For more information about the election, please visit, ssprd.org/election
Who: Ages 18 and up
When:  7 am - 7 pm (Tue; May 8)
Where: various polling places:
Buck Recreation Center 2004 West Powers Ave. Littleton 80120
Goodson Recreation Center 6315 South University Blvd., Centennial 80121
The Lone Tree Hub 8827 Lone Tree Pkwy., Lone Tree 80124
South Suburban Golf Course 7900 South Colorado Blvd., Centennial 80122

 

Parents Night Out
Drop your child off at the Lone Tree Recreation Center for an evening of swimming and a movie.  We will go swimming at the pool for the first half of the evening then get setup to watch a movie the second half.  We will also provide pizza and a juice box for dinner.
Who: Ages 5 - 12
When:  6 - 9 pm (Fri; May 11)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $15 District, $20 Non-District

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Creativity Night Family Night
Spend an evening in the creativity lab making a fun family project together!  Price is for up to 4 people in a family.
Who: All ages
When: 6:30 - 7:30 pm (Fri, May 11)
Where: Sheridan Recreation Center
Price: $16 District, $19 Non-District

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5K and 10K High Line Canal Run
Join us for the 5K and 10K High Line Canal Run and for the post-race party which includes a complimentary beer garden sponsored by the Breckenridge Brewery and a pancake breakfast sponsored by Flippin’ Flapjacks.
Who: All ages
When: 8 am 10K; 9 am 5K (Sat; May 12)
Where: High Line Canal in deKoevend Park
Price: $25 early registration

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Pickleball Clinic
Come for a quick introduction to this badminton/tennis/table tennis-like sport with these 2-hour classes.  Participants will be challenged to develop their skills by our seasoned instructors. Skill levels vary by class.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When:  12 - 2 pm (Thu; May 3, Goodson Recreation Center); 1 - 3 pm (Tue; May 15, Sheridan Recreation Center); 1 - 3 (Fri; May 25, Buck Recreation Center)
Where: varies by date
Price: $10 District, $14 Non-District

 

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Fencing
Introductory class teaches youth to integrate the mind and body, maintain balance and improve reflexes, gain confidence and self-esteem.  Must wear tennis shoes (no open toed shoes) and long pants (loose clothing preferred).
Who: Ages 8 -14
When:  4:30 - 6 pm (Tue; May 15 - Jun 19)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $72 District, $82 Non-District

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Reformer Basics
Learn the basics of Pilates as they apply to the Reformer apparatus. It is a prerequisite to register for small group Reformer classes unless patron has had extensive previous Reformer experience or has completed at least one private Reformer session with SSPRD Reformer Trainer.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 6:30 - 7:45 pm (Thu; May 17)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $17 District, $21 Non-District

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Family Sports Adventure Camp
Adventure Camp is where it's at this summer! Enroll by the day, the week or for the whole summer in our state-licensed day camp. It’s impossible to get bored with ice skating, laser tag, bumper cars, Eurobungy, the eXerGame Zone, mini-golf, climbing wall and sports such as soccer, flag football and games in our sports dome.
Who: Ages 6 - 13
When:  7 am - 6 pm (M – F; May 29 - Aug10, no camp May 28 or Jul 4)
Where: Family Sports Center
Price: varies by choice of day, week or entire summer

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FREE Yoga in the Park Summer Series
Again this summer join us for our FREE Yoga in the Park series.  No yoga experience necessary, recommended to bring a mat or towel for class.
Who: Ages 10 and up
When:  6:30 - 7:30 pm (Tue; May 29)
Where: Belvedere Park in Lone Tree
Price: Free
 

AARP Smart Driver
A driver improvement course designed for motorists age 50 and older. Fee payable on first day of class. Cash or check payable to AARP
Who: Ages 50 and up
When: 8 am - 12 pm (Wed; May 30)
Where: Lone Recreation Center
Price: $15 AARP member; $20 AARP Non-member

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Hip Hop Dance
Learn hip hop choreography, technique and coordination that is age-appropriate, high energy and FUN.
Who: Ages 6 - 8
When:  4:30 - 5:30 pm (Thu; May 31)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $38 District, $44 Non-District

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Youth Fitness Conditioning
Youth looking to start a fitness routine or stay in shape for athletics?  These classes Incorporate weight machines, free weights and conditioning drills.  And promotes safe training procedures and provides a stimulating program that gives participants a more positive attitude toward physical activity. For more information, contact fitness@ssprd.org.
Who: Ages 11 - 14, all fitness levels welcomed and encouraged. 
When:  Watch for these in the Summer 2018 catalog coming out soon
Where: Lone Tree and Goodson recreation centers
Price: see Summer 2018 catalog