Adult Programs

Adult Programs – Fitness – Sports

Adult Programs

Fitness and Sports Below:
Leisure Classes


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. The class is open to anyone ages 8 and up. Optional $25 uniform fee and test fees extra.

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Ed Van Hove, 5th degree Black Belt
Steven Gray, 2nd degree Black Belt
T/TH 6:00pm-7:30pm 6wks 8yrs-Adults
SESSION IV: July 11-Aug. 17
SESSION V: Aug. 22-Sept. 28
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $50.00 (member) – 1x/wk $60.00 (non-member) - 1x/wk $90.00 (member) – 2x/wk $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
Tues 4:30pm-5:30pm Adults
SESSION: Ongoing
LOCATION: Bille Park Pavilion (Terry Ashe Recreation Center in winter months)
FEE: $5.00 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
Sat 9:00am-10:30am
SESSION: Ongoing
LOCATION: Bille Park Top Field (Terry Ashe Recreation Center in winter months)
FEE: $6.00 per visit


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
M/W 6:30pm-7:30pm Adults
SESSION III: July 3-August 30
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $5.00 per class Punch Card available

Zumba Toning

Combines muscle toning with original Latin based rhythms of Zumba. This is a safe and effective redefining total body workout that combines light weights with fun Zumba moves and music. Please bring your light weights to class. 1-2 pounds.

INSTRUCTOR: Terri Ruggeri
Thurs 7:00pm-8:00pm Adults
SESSION III: June 29-August 31
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $5.00 per class Punch Card available.

Aqua Aerobics

Session Ended

Enjoy exercising in water this summer. Classes are for both swimmers and nonswimmers. For ages 14yrs through Adult.

T/TH 5:30pm-6:30pm
SESSION I: June 13- July 6
SESSION II: July 11-Aug 3
LOCATION: Paradise Swim Pool
FEE: $35.00 (member) $40.00 (non-member)

Adult Swim/Lap Swim

Enjoy some time set aside for adults to swim every day.

Daily 12:15-1:15pm 10wks Adults
SESSION: June 10-Aug 13
LOCATION: Paradise Swim Pool
FEE: $3.00/per time Adult Pass 20 swims $45.00(member) $50.00 (non-member)


Pickleball: Adult Drop-in

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the United States and P.R.P.D. 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. P.R.P.D. will be offering drop-in times for adults to come and try out this new and exciting sport.
Rain will cancel the program.

T/TH 8:30am-10:30am
SESSION: March -October
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: Free

Futsal (Adult Indoor Soccer)

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
MON 8:00pm-9:00pm
SESSION: Ongoing (depends on availability)
LOCATION: Paradise Intermediate School Gym
FEE: $2.00 per time (pay at gym)

Membership Rewards Program

Qualifies the membership holder to discounts on many PRPD programs.

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6626 Skayway
Paradise,CA 95969
(530) 872-6393
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