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Carolina Beach Parks and Recreation Center Events for December 4, 2013

Lil’ Cooks Kitchen coming to the Rec Center in December

Join Sarah Herzog for our new Youth Cooking Class!  This class is designed for all children ages 6 and up.  The Mission of Lil' Cook's Kitchen is to expand a child's idea of food by emphasizing the benefits and joys of cooking fresh, colorful and nutritious vegetables, grains and proteins.  At Lil' Cook's, we use the kitchen as a creative art studio to teach children how to nourish their bodies from the inside out.  Let your child become a kitchen artist and explore the never-ending realm of possibilities in the kitchen.
This program offers opportunities for kids ages 6 and up to explore new foods and ingredients through beginner knife skills, proper food handling, introduction to the chemistry of cooking and exploration of global cuisine and food traditions.  Classes will meet on Monday, December 2nd, 9th, 16th and 30th.  Class meets from 4:30 – 6:00 pm.   Cost is $85.00 per participant for the entire month or only $25.00 per class.  Price includes all supplies and food.
Menu: Dec 2nd = turkey meatloaf muffins, roasted sweet potato wedges & chocolate almond milk ice cream.
• Dec 9th = pizza with fresh made dough, marinara sauce & toppings with salad.
• Dec 16th = quiche 2 ways, cheesy hashbrown cakes & fruit smoothies.
• Dec 30th = fresh bowtie pasta (marinara & alfredo) with homemade cheesy garlic toast.
Menu may change or altered based on class attendance or ingredient availability.  For additional information, please contact Sarah at (910) 619-0287, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit lilcookskitchen.com.

Carolina Beach Aerobics

The class is a total body workout that combines a 30-minute aerobics segment, along with a weight and abdominal workout.  Please bring your own 4-6 pound dumbbells if you have them.  This class is a fun and energizing way to exercise for all ages. The class is held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00 - 9:00 am. Cost is $2.00 per participant.  This is a great way to burn off those extra calories and stay in shape.  If you have any questions, please contact the Recreation Center Staff at 458-2977.

Zumba® with Lauren

Lauren Avery is teaching Zumba® classes at the Carolina Beach Recreation Center!  Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away.  Participants achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exhilarating hour of caloric-burning, body-energizing movements.  Join us Thursdays from 6:00 – 7:00 pm for Zumba® Fitness.  Cost is only $5.00 per participant.  All participants must be Recreation Center members or pay the daily guest fee prior to attending class.  For additional information, please contact the Recreation Center at 458-2977.

Mini Monet’s Art Classes

The Recreation Center is offering kids art class!  Instructor Jennie Wenk is leading classes every Wednesday, starting September 11th, from 4:15 - 4:45 pm.  
Art projects are designed to promote cognitive development, encourage fine motor skills and enhance critical thinking.  The lessons are created to encourage creative expression and to supplement the NC Arts Education Curriculum.  New Students can join classes at anytime and Mini Monet’s is designed for ages 3 – 12.  To sign up or get more information, contact Jennie Wenk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (910) 399 – 1708.  
Please visit www.minimonetart.com for more information.

P.I. Exercise Class is Back

P.I. Exercise class is back in full swing at the Carolina Beach Recreation Center.  Join Jean Martin for our low impact aerobics class.  This class incorporates a warm-up, stretching, balancing, strength training, back strengthening and a cool down.  Class meets every Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 am – 10:00 am.  Cost is only $1.00 per participant.  All participants must be Recreation Center members or pay the daily guest fee plus the rate of the class.  For additional information, please contact the Recreation Center at 458-2977.

Zumba Gold©

This class is great for Zumba© beginners and participants that like a slower pace.  Kathy Senna is instructing classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 – 10:00 am in our basketball courts.  Kathy is a retired Health and Physical Education teacher with 36 years experience and a Master’s degree in Exercise Science.  Zumba Gold© is a lower impact, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired dance fitness-party that keeps you in the groove of life.  
Cost is only $6.00 per participant or you can purchase a 5-class package for only $25.00.  All participants must be Recreation Center members or pay the daily guest fee prior to attending class.  For additional information, please contact the Recreation Center at 458-2977.

Booty Camp

Just in time for the holidays!  Join Christina Dees starting Tuesday, December 3rd for our class that focuses on working the booty along with an overall “total fit” and core workout.  Workouts include stretchy band, pilates ball, medicine ball, hand weights and balance discs.  While this is a high intensity workout, exercises can be modified to fit any fitness level.  
Add a little spice to your workout routine this holiday season and come give this class a try!  Classes will take place every Tuesday from 10:00 – 11:00 am and every Wednesday from 10:45 - 11:45 am.  Participants must be Recreation Center members or pay the daily guest fee plus the rate of the class.  
Classes are $6.00 per participant.  For additional information, please contact the Recreation Center at 458-2977.

Join us for our Luv 2 Act Youth Drama Class Mon & Wed

We offer classes for two different age groups.
• Mondays, Ages 7 & Up:  Every child gets their moment to shine – drama, improvisation, dance, music and fun!  Class time is from 4:30 – 6:00 pm.  Cost is $125.00 for 12 weeks (September 9th thru December 9th) or just $12.00 per class.  Performance is scheduled at Hannah Block Theater in Downtown Wilmington on December 15th.
• Wednesdays, Ages 3 – 6:  Drop-in for drama, imaginative play, music, dance, stories and fun!  First day of drop-in class is Wednesday, September 11th and class is from 4:00 – 5:00 pm.  Cost is only $10.00 per class.
 For additional info, please contact the Rec Center at 458-2977 or Kim Henry at (910) 616-9180, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or www.luv2act.com.

Introduction to Yoga

Please join us for our Introduction to Yoga Class!  Instructor Tamara Cairns will teach you yoga basics as you take an hour for yourself, slowing down life’s pace and learning the fundamentals of this ancient healing art.
 This class focuses on yoga postures, breath work and all yoga essentials are introduced and explored in a calm and nurturing environment.  
Classes are every Friday from 9:30 am - 10:30 am.  Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to class beginning.  Cost is $8.00 per class.  All participants must be Recreation Center members or pay the daily guest fee plus the rate of the class.  For more information, please contact the Recreation Center at 458-2977.

Power Flow Yoga

Instructor Carly LaBruno is leading Power Flow Yoga class that explores advanced yoga postures.  This is designed for intermediate to advanced fitness levels with a focus on increasing flexibility and core strength.  Class will be every Saturday from 10:00 am - 11:00 am.  The cost is $8.00 per class.  All participants must be Recreation Center Members or pay the daily Guest fee.  Please contact the Recreation Center at 458-2977 for additional information.