Activities & Classes

For more information on Activities & Classes, please email John Tilley or call (205) 562-3230.

Click on "Go to Online Registration" below to see a complete listing of our classes and activities.

Arts & Crafts

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Watercolor Classes - 402113, 412114, 402188

Watercolor Painting:

The instructor works individually with each student at any skill level. Various watercolor techniques will be covered with an emphasis on color, composition and values. A variety of subject matter will be painted. Previous painting experience is not required.

Advanced Watercolor:

These classes are designed for those with previous watercolor experience. Students will paint subjects of their own choosing 
and be encouraged to develop their own style as well as exploring various watercolor techniques.

Beginning Watercolor---Holiday:

This class is for students who have always wanted to try watercolor or for those who have a busy schedule. This short session will give students an opportunity to give it a try. Various watercolor techniques will be explored. Beginning and intermediate students are welcome

Watercolor Classes

Bead Weaving Classes - 402117

Bead Weaving-Brick  Stitch Class

In this class students will learn beadweaving using hex beads, modeled after the Native American "peyote" stitch.

Bead Weaving-Sonata Stitch Class

In this class students will learn to weave bugle, fire polish polish, and seed beads to make a braclet.  Students MUST have the tools & supplies on the supply list for this class.

Beginning Bead Class

Learn basic use of tools and bead stringing.  Use of clasps, bead wire, head pins, and other supplies will be taught.  Each student will leave the class having made a pair of earrings or a bracelet.  Students MUST have the tools on the supply list for this class.

Instructor: Patty Lightfoot, Professional Beading/ Bead Weaving

Bead Weaving Classes

Exercise & Fitness

Personal Training - 402133

One on one training with our certified fitness professionals.

One hour sessions are $25/hour.

Schedule a session with Hannah. 331-5600

Personal Training
Hannah Lamb
Sarah Smith

Yoga Therapy - 402110

This class is for persons with MS, back conditions, arthritis, senior adults or beginners who would like to take an adapted (gentle) yoga class. You may use a chair during the yoga class. Pay monthly, or drop-in for $9 per class.

Yoga Therapy

Pilates - 402119

Pilates & Total Body Conditioning: 
This class will offer traditional Pilates exercises to strengthen your core and more challenging muscle endurance exercises for your total body. All ages and levels of fitness are welcome. Please bring a mat for this class. Drop in for $9 per class or pay monthly.

Morning Mat Pilates:

The instructor uses Joseph Pilates' movement and alignment principals where students strengthen core muscles, increase flexibility, improve balance, decrease stress, and improve general health. The exercises are safe, low impact, and appropriate for anyone from age 10-100. Students must provide their own mats.

Hatha Yoga - 402183

Learn relaxation techniques while you increase your strength and flexibility. New classes begin monthly. Bring your yoga mat and join us any time! Drop-in for only $9/class or pay monthly.

Pet Training

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Puppy Kindergarten - 402185

These classes will allow your puppy to build confidence and learn canine social etiquitte. They will be exposed to all kinds of people, situations and other dogs at an early age and are taught good behavior. Instructions will focus on puppies responding to his/her name, sit, down, polite greeting and bite inhibition. Puppy must be between 2.5-4.5 months old.

Puppy Kindergarten

Dog Obedience - 402121

Need to get that unruly pooch under control? We can help! Dogs must be at least 4 months old and have had all of their vaccinations. Those with a history of biting or vicious behavior are discouraged from registering for the course.

Dog Obedience

Special Events

Community Garage Sale - 830100

Clean out your closets and take advantage of the convenience of our indoor gym to sell your unwanted stuff.
Booths sell out, so please register early. 
Shoppers, come for great bargain hunting, rain or shine! 
It's like an indoor flea market, with free admission to shoppers.

Community Garage Sale

Breakfast with Santa - 903413

Boys & girls age 10 and under can enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa. Each child will have an opportunity to make a Christmas craft and have their photo made with Santa.

Parents may purchase breakfast for an additional $5 per adult. (Not required, free coffee provided.)

Price includes:

Breakfast, take-home craft and one copy of your photo.

Breakfast with Santa

Chili & Lights Tour - 405238

Join us at the Belk Center for a homemade chili supper.  Afterward, we will board the buses to take a local tour of Christmas lights!

Chili & Lights Tour

PARA's West Alabama Christmas Parade, 2015

Theme: Christmas Stories, Christmas Movies

December 7 at 6:30 p.m.

Grand Marshal Nominations due by October 23

Parade Entry deadline is November 13

PARA's West Alabama Christmas Parade, 2015


Rockin' & Rollin' - 100001

Bring your roller blades or skates and "Rock N Roll" on wheels to your favorite tunes. Prizes, games and a D.J. are always part of the fun. Fee includes 1 slice of pizza, drink and one snack. Other concessions are extra.

Baton, Dance, Twirl - 402128

Beginning to advanced classes taught by National Twirling Association Accredited Instructor, Coach & Judge, Cathy Earnest. Prices range from $68-$78 per session. Reduced pricing for multiple classes during the same session or more than one child in a family.

Classes available for indivuals or majorette lines.

For additional information and to order batons contact Cathy Earnest at (205) 310-2360.