Adult Programs

Adult Programs – Fitness – Sports


Adult Programs

Adult Fitness, Sports, and Classes Below:
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Fitness

Tae Kwon Do

Students will learn the Chung Do Kwan style of Tae Kwon Do developing power, speed, focus, balance, and control through basics, forms, non-contact sparring, and other drills. Tae Kwon Do is a great overall workout developing strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular conditioning. The Chief Instructor is a 5th degree Black Belt in the World Tae Kwon Do Association. Optional $25 uniform fee and test fees extra.


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Chief Instructor: Ed Van Hove,
5th degree Black Belt
Instructor: Steven Gray,
2nd degree Black Belt
Ages: 8yrs-Adults
Days: Tuesday/Thursday, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Session I: March 6-April 12
Session II: April 17-May 24
Session III: May 29-July 5
Session IV: July 10-August 16
Session V: August 21-September 27
Location: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
Fee: $50.00 (member) $60.00 (non-member) -1x/wk
$90.00 (member) $100.00 (non-member) -2x/wk

Intro to Cai Chi & Qi Gong

The low stress mindful movements of Tai Chi and Qigong increase balance, flexibility, body awareness, health, and strength. In this slower moving class students will build a good foundation and understanding of the Yang short forms choreographed body postures. This class is well suited for beginning students and for fine tuning the more advanced student. The instructor is a student of grand master Sam Tam.

Instructor: Felix Berkhoudt
Ages: Adults
Days: Tuesday - 4:30—5:30 pm
Session: On-going
Location: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
Fee: $5 per visit

Tai Chi & Qi Gong

Tai Chi and Qi Gong forms are choreographed movements set by the ancient Chinese to promote health, well-being, and longevity and have been proven to lower blood pressure, relieve stress, increase flexibility, stamina, balance, and awareness. Students will work with the 37 Posture Yang short form and certain Qi Gong sets while also learning how to incorporate breath, intent, and body awareness.

Instructor: Felix Berkhoudt
Ages: Adults only
Days: Saturday – 9:00 - 10:30 am
Session: On-going
Location: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
Fee: $6.00 per visit

Zumba

Get fit and have fun in this aerobic exercise class. Zumba combines aerobic exercise with Latin music and steps, salsa, cha-cha, belly dancing, and other international rhythms. Wear comfortable exercises clothes and shoes, and bring water and a towel. It’s a party for the heart! Drop-ins welcome.

Instructor: Terri Ruggeri
Ages: Adults only
Days: Monday & Wednesday - 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Session I: March 26 - May 16
Session II: May 21 - July 11 (no class 5/28 or 7/4)
Session III: July 16 - August 29
Location: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
Fee: $5.00 per class or a Punch Card is available.

Zumba Toning

Get fit and have fun in this aerobic exercise class. Zumba combines aerobic exercise with Latin music and steps, salsa, cha-cha, belly dancing, and other international rhythms. Wear comfortable exercises clothes and shoes, and bring water and a towel. It’s a party for the heart! Drop-ins welcome.

Instructor: Terri Ruggeri
Ages: Adults only
Days: Thursdays 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Session I: March 29 - May 17
Session II: May 24 - July 12
Session III: July 19 - August 30
Location: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
Fee: $5.00 per class or a Punch Card is available.

Sports

Pickleball

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the United States and PRPD now has a court available for all ability levels. Pickleball is a fun and lively game that is easy to learn. It is played on a badminton sized court with special paddles and a plastic ball. PRPD will be offering drop-in times for adults to come and try out this new and exciting sport. Rain will cancel the program.

Ages: Adults
Dates: Tues/Thurs - 8:30-10:30 am
Session: March - October
Location: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
Fee: Free

Volleyball

Bump…set…spike!

Adult coed volleyball in a non-structured setting for all skill levels. Beginning through advanced players are welcome to come out for exciting drop-in play. This program is designed for ages high school through adult.

Ages: High School—Adult
Days: Sunday – 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Session: February 18 - March 25
Location: Pine Ridge School Gym
Fee: $1.00 per person, per time.

Futsal

Futsal is a variation of indoor soccer that is played on a hard surface with no walls or boards being used. It is played with a smaller ball with less bounce to create an emphasis on technique, ball control, and passing. Teams will be formed each Monday for scrimmage play.

Instructor: James Shorter
Age: 15 through Adult
Date: Monday – 8:00 – 9:00
Session: Ongoing
(depends on availability)
Location: Paradise Int. School Gym
Fee: $2 per time (pay at gym)

Basketball

This drop in basketball program will continue throughout the winter and spring. Teams will be formed each week for scrimmage play.

Instructor: Jim Cronin
Ages: 35 and older Adult
Date: Wednesday, 6-8:00pm
Session: Ongoing
(depends on availability)
Location: Paradise Int. School Gym
Fee: $1.00 per person, per time

Adult Classes

Crocheting

Participants will learn the basic techniques of crocheting. Students provide supplies and should pre-register.

Instructor: Jinny Church
Ages: Adults only
Date: Tues, Mar. 13-Apr. 17, 1-3:00 pm
Duration: 6 weeks
Location: Terry Ashe Rec. Center
Fee: $24(member) $29(non-member)

Intro to Computers

level I

This class teaches basic computer operation from the start. Learn about mouse operation, the keyboard, saving files, icons, menus, and more! Students must bring their own laptop and power cord to every class. This class is for Windows operating systems and is not suitable for Apple users.

Instructor: Bill Bowler
Ages: Adults only
Dates: Tuesday 4-5:30 pm
Duration: 5 weeks
Sesson I: March 20-April 17
Sesson II: June 12-July 10
Location: Terry Ashe Rec. Center
Fee: $60(member) $70(non-member)

Intro to Computers

level II

This is a great class for those with a little computer knowledge. Learn about some of the programs on your computer, the internet, and email. Students must bring their own laptop and power cord to every class. This class is for Windows operating systems and is not suitable for Apple users.

Instructor: Bill Bowler
Ages: Adults only
Dates: Tues. Apr. 24-May 22, 4-5:30 pm
Duration: 5 weeks
Location: Terry Ashe Rec. Center
Fee: $60(member) $70(non-member)

Smartphone/Laptop

Learn what your smartphone or tablet can do. Learn how to use them for texting, email, and the internet. Find out about apps you can use for directions, music, videos, and much more!

Instructor: Bill Bowler
Ages: Adults only
Dates: Tues. 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Session: July 17 – August 14
Duration: 5 weeks
Location: Terry Ashe Rec. Center
Fee: $60(member) $70(non-member)


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Qualifies the membership holder to discounts on many PRPD programs.


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