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What's Happening in South Suburban (Dec 28 - Jan 3)

What's Happening in South Suburban (Dec 28 - Jan 3)

Dec 27 2015

Looking for free or low-cost things to do in Centennial, Littleton, Lone Tree, or Sheridan? Well, your look is over! Here are just a few of the activities happening in South Suburban this week.

Monday, Dec 28

Winter Break Nature Camp
Explore winter around the park. Each day, kids will play games, take hikes and learn through nature-based activities. Every day is different!
Who: Ages 6 - 10
When: Dec 28 - 30, 9 am - 12 pm
Where: Carson Nature Center
Price: $19 Resident, $25 Nonresident per day or save with 3-day package
RegisterSign up soon

Winter Break Gymnastics Camp
Learn new skills and perfect old ones while making new friends. We'll integrate practice on all events with fun and games.
Who: Ages 4 - 11
When: Dec 28 - 29, 9 am - 12 pm: Beginners (ages 4-11) or 1:30 - 4:30 pm: Inter/Adv (ages 6-11, girls only)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $33 Resident, $36 Nonresident per day
RegisterGet your spot now

Tuesday, Dec 29

Yoga Flow
Move seamlessly from each pose connecting your mind, body and breath for a mixed level yoga practice. Movement and breathing are used together to help you flow smoothly. This dynamic flow will enhance endurance, strength, flexibility and mental balance.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 5:30 - 6:25 am
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: Free with admission ($4.25 - $5.25 Resident, $5.50 - $7.25 Nonresident)
Register: Drop-in; no registration necessary

Happy Hooks and Needles
Join our crochet and knitting group. Some supplies provided for a variety of projects. This is a great way to meet new people and make a worthwhile project.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 10 - 11:30 am
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: Free
Register: Drop-in; no registration necessary

Coffee and Chat
Want to learn about something new? Come hear from local organizations at this monthly gathering and enjoy light refreshments and socializing with others community members.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: Free
Register: Drop-in; no registration necessary

Wednesday, Dec 30

Happy Hour Fitness
Today, December 30, is the last day of our two-month-long rewards program for anyone who takes a fitness class after 4 pm and on the weekends

Boot Camp Fitness Class
Challenge yourself and take your body to the limit with this non-stop, fun-filled, action-packed class that works your entire body. All levels welcome.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 5:15 - 6:10 am (Lone Tree); 9:15 - 10:10 am, 5 - 5:55 pm (Goodson)
Where: Lone Tree and Goodson recreation centers
Price: Free with admission ($4.25 - $5.25 Resident, $5.50 - $7.25 Nonresident)
Register: Drop-in; no registration necessary

Line Dance
Kick up your heels to a variety of music, and do something fun that's good for your mind and body.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 1:30 - 2:25 pm (beginner), 2:30 - 3:35 pm (intermediate/advanced)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $4.50 - $5.50 Resident, $5.50 - $6.50 Nonresident
Register: Drop-in; no registration necessary

Thursday, Dec 31

Afternoon Movie Club
Join us the first Thursday of the month to watch a newly released movie. This month, we're watching Max the story of a military dog's return home and his adoption by his handler's family after a traumatic experience.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 1 - 3 pm
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $1 Resident, $1.25 Nonresident
Register: Drop-in; no registration necessary

Cycling
Get your heart pumping with this fast-paced group workout on a stationary bike.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 9 - 9:55 am (Lone Tree and Goodson)
Where: Lone Tree and Goodson recreation centers
Price: Free with admission ($4.25 - $5.25 Resident, $5.50 - $7.25 Nonresident)
Register: Drop-in. Cycling participants must check in at the front desk. Reservations available one day in advance. Beginners, please arrive 10 minutes early to allow adequate time for individual bike set up.

Friday, Jan 1

New Year's Hours
Our Administration, Athletics, and Registration offices will be closed New Year's Day. The majority of our facilities will be open. To see a specific facility's hours, check our winter holiday hours list.

Aqua
Improve your cardiovascular system while toning muscles, without overstressing joints. This class is performed in chest-deep water.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 9 - 9:55 am (Lone Tree); 10 - 10:55 am (Buck)
Where: Lone Tree and Buck recreation centers
Price: Free with admission ($4.25 - $5.25 Resident, $5.50 - $7.25 Nonresident)
Register: Drop-in; no registration necessary

Nia
Experience the delight of dance, gratification of a workout, and serenity of meditation with this holistic dance. Low-impact, barefooted technique, with a blend of dance and martial arts.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 9 - 9:55 am
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: Free with admission ($4.25 - $5.25 Resident, $5.50 - $7.25 Nonresident)
Register: Drop-in; no registration necessary

Total Body Fitness
Improve cardio, muscular strength and endurance through interval exercises using a variety of equipment.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 9 - 9:55 am
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: Free with admission ($4.25 - $5.25 Resident, $5.50 - $7.25 Nonresident)
Register: Drop-in; no registration necessary

Cycle Sculpt
Get a total body workout with 30 minutes of calorie-blasting cycling followed by 30 minutes of body sculpting exercises.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 9 - 9:55 am
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: Free with admission ($4.25 - $5.25 Resident, $5.50 - $7.25 Nonresident)
Register: Drop-in. Cycling participants must check in at the front desk. Reservations available one day in advance. Beginners, please arrive 10 minutes early to allow adequate time for individual bike set up.

Saturday, Jan 2

Red Cross Shallow Water Lifeguard Training
Looking to become a certified lifeguard? We're offering an American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguard Training course, which teaches candidates the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies quickly and efficiently. Upon successful completion, candidates will receive certification in ARC Shallow Water Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
Who: Ages 15 and up
When: 8 am - 5 pm
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $169 Resident, $252 Nonresident
Register: Sign up now

TRX Suspension Training
The TRX is more than just the most versatile piece of exercise equipment available; it is a complete training system! Perform hundreds of functional exercises. Build strength, flexibility, core stability, muscular endurance, and metabolic conditioning.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 9 - 10 am
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $44 Resident, $46 Nonresident ($11 Resident, $11.50 per session)
Register: Sign up now

Bald Eagles at South Platte Park
Enjoy an amusing and eye-opening experience as you learn the quirky habits of our national symbol - the bald eagle.
Who: Ages 6 and up
When: 9 - 11 am
Where: Carson Nature Center
Price: $5 - $9 Resident, $9 - $12 Nonresident
Register: Sign up now

Sunday, Jan 3

Holiday Pass Sale
Save on all South Suburban recreation center passes, personal training packages, drop-in gymnastics punch cards and more. Today, January 3, is the last day of our holiday sale.

Kendo
Kendo meaning "the way" (DO) of the "sword" (KEN). Kendo promotes hand-eye coordination, physical endurance, a vigorous spirit, courtesy, sincerity, honor, patience and manners through the use of the Katana (wood/bamboo sword).
Who: Ages 10 and up
When: Sundays, Jan 3 - 31, 8 - 10 am
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $30 Resident, $35 Nonresident ($6 Resident, $7 Nonresident per class)
Register: Sign up now

Zumba
Ditch the workout, and join the party in this Latin-style dance class that is high energy and fun.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 10:30 - 11:45 am
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: Free with admission ($4.25 - $5.25 Resident, $5.50 - $7.25 Nonresident)
Register: Drop-in; no registration necessary