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What's Happening in South Suburban (Jul 3 - 9)

What's Happening in South Suburban (Jul 3 - 9)

Jun 26 2017

Looking for free, low-cost, and affordable things to do in Centennial, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan? Well, your look is over! Here are just a few of the activities happening in South Suburban this week, July 3 - 9.

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Independence Day Hours
The Administration, Athletics and Registration offices are closed Independence Day, Tue, July 4, 2017, Most recreational facilities are open for modified hours. For more detailed scheduling and programming, check our online schedules or call the facility directly.
Who: All ages
When: All day (Tue; Jul 04)
Where: All facilities

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Mon, Jul 3

Family Sports Center Summer 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, inflatable obstacle course, the eXerGame Zone, mini-golf, climbing wall and sports such as soccer, flag football and games in the sports dome.
Who: Ages 6 - 13
When: 7 am - 6 pm (Mon - Fri; Jul 03 - Aug 11)
Where: Family Sports Center
Price: $48 Resident, $52 Nonresident, Mon - Tue and Thu -  Fri ($64 Resident, $67 Nonresident, Wed)

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Tue, Jul 4

Decorative Ceramics
Join us every Tuesday for a relaxing and creative class where you dream what you can make and make what you dream! Technique instruction in an inviting, social environment. 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 9:30 am - 12 pm (Tue; Jul 04 - 25)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $25 Resident, $27 Nonresident ($6.25 R, $6.75 NR per session)

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Wed, Jul 5

Mighty Mites Instructional Classes - Multi-Sports
Interact with other youth in a safe, fun environment in four-week classes that teach fundamental skills through a variety of fun games. Multi-sports will offer a new activity each week! 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 3 - 6
When: 9 - 9:50 am (Wed; Jul 05 - 26)
Where: Sports Dome
Price: $45 Resident, $60 Nonresident ($11.25 R, $15 NR per session)
Additional times: 6:30 - 7:20 pm

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Mighty Mites Instructional Classes - Soccer
Boys and girls improve basic soccer skills while interacting with others in a safe, encouraging environment. Parent helpers are welcome to assist with classes. 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 2 - 6
When: 10 - 10:50 am (Wed; Jul 05 - 26)
Where: Sports Dome
Price: $45 Resident, $60 Nonresident ($11.25 R, $15 NR per session)
Additional times: 5:30 – 6:30 pm; 10 – 10:50 am, (Thu; Jul 6 – 27)

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Tai Chi - Level 1
Balance the body's energy flow promoting general health, spiritual harmony, relaxation and stress reduction. 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 10 - 11 am (Wed; Jul 05 - 26)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $25 Resident, $30 Nonresident ($6.25 R, $7.50 NR per session)

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Youth Conditioning
This program teaches youth about their bodies and promotes safe training procedures giving participants a more positive attitude toward physical activity. 10 sessions.
Who: Ages 11 - 14
When: 10:45 am - 12 pm (Mon, Wed; Jul 05 - 31)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $40 Resident, $45 Nonresident ($4 R, $4.50 NR per session)

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Thu, Jul 6

Commit to Get Fit at Goodson
Burn calories and test your limits through a combination of cardio and strength training in this small group program led by a certified personal trainer. Pre and post assessments are included. 8 sessions.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 6 - 7 am (Tue, Thu; Jul 06 - 27)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $35 Resident, $38.50 Nonresident ($4.38 R, $4.81 NR per session)

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FREE Equipment Orientation
Attend a general orientation session with a personal trainer in a group setting to learn the safe and proper use of a variety of cardiovascular and weight machines.
Who: Ages 10 and up (ages 10 - 13 may attend with a registered adult)
When: 8:30 - 9:45 am (Fri; Jul 07)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: Free, registration required

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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. 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 11:15 am - 12:10 pm (Thu; Jul 06 - 27)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $40 Resident, $42 Nonresident ($10 R, $10.50 NR per session)

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Youth Mixed Media
Use multiple media such as paint, glue, fabric, clay, canvas, paper and more using your creativity to make art. All materials provided. 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 8 - 12
When: 4:15 - 5:45 pm (Thu; Jul 06 - 27)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $37 Resident, $41 Nonresident ($9.25 R, $10.25 NR per session)

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Tae Kwon Do
Build confidence, relieve stress and enhance overall physical fitness while learning self-defense techniques. 10 sessions.
Who: Ages 4 - 10
When: 6 - 6:45 pm (Mon, Thu; Jul 06 - 31)
Where: Sheridan Recreation Center
Price: $20 Resident, $22 Nonresident ($2 R, $2.20 NR per session)

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Glow Ball Mini Golf
Play mini-golf in the dark with lighted golf balls and holes for an entertaining summer night. The main lights will be turned off, the course will be lit with LED flag poles and LED course markers, and multiple colors of glow-stick golf balls will be available for your round.
Who: All ages
When: 8 - 10 pm (Thu; Jun 29)
Where: Colorado Journey
Price: $1 per person, plus regular mini golf admission

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Fri, Jul 7

 

Art of Nature
Join us for a fun-filled, creative and reflective day of observation, art and writing as we explore the Park. Using colored pencils and fun thumbprint journals, you will learn to see nature by writing, drawing and using color
Who: Ages 9 - 13
When: 10 am - 2:30 pm (Fri; Jul 07)
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $19 Resident, $25 Nonresident

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Pickleball Boot Camp
Join us for this four-week-long session for beginner and intermediate pickleball players to learn the basics of this badminton/tennis/table tennis-like sport and improve your game. A paddle may be provided upon request (limited supplies). Level 3 skill level. 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 1 - 3 pm (Fri; Jul 07 - 28)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $40 Resident, $48 Nonresident ($12 R, $12 NR per session)
Additional times: 8 - 10 am (Sun, Jul 9 – 30), Cornerstone Park

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Tennis Play Days
Play Days are fun tennis events for kids 10 and under. Matches are short in duration, players are grouped by ability and game modifications allow each child to experience success. Our tennis staff provides a fun atmosphere with prizes, refreshments and participation awards.
Who: Ages 6 - 10
When: 2 - 4 pm (Fri; Jul 07)
Where: Holly Tennis Center
Price: $20 Resident, $25 Nonresident

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Friday Nite Xtreme
Join us for Friday Nite Xtreme the first Friday of every month for ice skating, laser tag, eXerGame Zone, climbing wall, bumper cars, inflatable obstacle course, and more.
Who: Ages 6 - 13
When: 6:30 - 10 pm (Fri; Jul 07)
Where: Family Sports Center
Price: $15 Resident, $18 Nonresident

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Ballroom Dance Nights
Come dance with us. Swing, Waltz, Rhumba, and Hop to LIVE Big Band hits. Singles always welcome!
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 7 - 10 pm (Fri; Jul 07)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $8 Resident, $10 Nonresident

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Sat, Jul 8

Swisher Basketball Skills Clinics
Clinics will focus on ball handling, dribbling, passing, shooting, and rebounding. Basic offense, defense and rules are covered. Come prepared to practice; players are encouraged to bring their own basketball. 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 4 - 5, boys and girls
When: 9 - 9:45 am (Sat; Jul 08 - 29)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $36 Resident, $44 Nonresident ($9 R, $11 NR per session)
Additional times: Ages 6 - 8, 9:50 - 10:45 am; Ages 9 – 12, 10:50 - 11:45 am
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Photography Fun Techniques in Nature and Wildlife
Learn basic tips for creativity including how to compose and light a scene for different effects.
Who: Ages 8 - 14
When: 9 - 11 am (Sat; Jul 08)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $20 Resident, $23 Nonresident

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Reformer Basics Orientation
Learn the basics of Pilates as they apply to the Reformer apparatus. This orientation is a prerequisite to registering for small group Reformer.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 10:30 - 11:45 am (Sat; Jul 08)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $17 Resident, $21 Nonresident

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Full Moon Walk – Bats!
Challenge your senses as a naturalist guides you on an exciting, moonlight adventure through a riverside forest. It's getting batty around here!
Who: Ages 6 and up
When: 7:30 - 9 pm (Sat; Jul 08)
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $9 Resident, $12 Nonresident

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Sun, Jul 9

Drop-in Cycling
An exhilarating workout on a stationary bike that can benefit all abilities. Beginners, please arrive 10 minutes early to allow adequate time for individual bike set up. Register one-day ahead. Check-in at front desk.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 8:30 - 9:25 am (Sun; Jul 09)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: Free with admission ($5.25 Resident, $7.25 Nonresident)

 

FREE Sunday Music on the Patio – Call Us a Cab
Sit back, relax and wind down your weekends listening to this local popular band. The music is free, and we'll have food and beverage specials.
Who: All ages (children must stay with their parents for safety purposes)
When: 4 – 7 pm (Sun; Jul 9)
Where: Lone Tree Grill at Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel
Price: Free

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