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Carolina Beach Parks and Recreation Center Events

Introduction to QiGong

Join Ralph Miller as we explore the world of QiGong!  As a foundation to tai chi, the gentle and rolling movements allow the breath to be smooth and light.  This directs the qi to the tendons and bones, increasing the body’s vitality.  Classes are scheduled for Wednesday, April 2nd, 9th, 16th and 30th from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.  We will also offer two daytime classes on Monday, April 14th and 28th from 11:00 – 11:45 am.  Cost is only $5.00 per participant.  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 (910) 458-2977.

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.

Summer Day Camp 2014

The Carolina Beach Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camp 2014 Program will feature a different structure than in years past.  Rather than signing up for individual days, campers will enjoy one full week of camp with a variety of activities included.
• All drop off and pickup will be at the Recreation Center
• Camps run Monday thru Friday from 9:00AM until 4:00PM
• Campers must register for the entire week
• Each week will offer one special activity (Jungle Rapids, surfing, paddle boarding etc.)
• Each week will include at least one beach day
• Weekly rates for Carolina Beach residents are $125, non-residents $150
• There will be no camp the week of June 30th-July 4th & July 14-18th
Our detailed schedule of camp dates and activities will be released on April 21st and can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/CBRecCenter
Signups begin for Carolina Beach residents on Tuesday, May 6th at 8:00AM and Friday, May 9th at 7:00AM for non-residents.  Please sign up early as space is limited. For more info please contact Samantha Robinson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lunch Flow Yoga

Grab a quick bite of “Food for the Soul” at the Lunch Flow Class with Tamara Cairns!  Strengthen, energize and align in this Slow Flow Yoga Class specifically designed for increasing flexibility and balance for both the body and mind.  Classes are every Friday from 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm.  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.

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.

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.

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.

Rec Center’s Annual FREE Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th

The Carolina Beach Parks & Recreation Department will host their annual FREE Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm at Mike Chappell Park.  All children ages 12 and under are invited to attend our free event.  The Easter Egg Hunt will promptly begin at 11:00 am. Activities include games, egg decorating and pictures with the Easter Bunny.  Bring your baskets and hop down the bunny trail to Mike Chappell Park on April 19th.  We will not hold a rain-out date for this event.  If you have any questions, contact the Recreation Center at (910) 458-2977.

Join Sarah Herzog for our new Youth Class Lil’ Cooks Kitchen

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 are on Monday from 4:30 – 6:00 pm.   Cost is $85.00 per participant for 4 weeks. 
Pre-Registration is required!  For additional information, please contact the Carolina Beach Recreation Center at (910) 458-2977.

Boardwalk Beach Pilates

Instructor Sophina White is taking class outdoors!  Starting on Saturday, March 22nd, venture outside for Boardwalk Beach Pilates at the Carolina Beach Oceanfront Stage.  Classes are every Saturday from 7:00 - 8:00 am.  Cost is just $8.00 per participant with ages 12 and under free.  Children are encouraged to attend.  Bring your workout mat, towel and drink.  Classes are only held as weather permits.  For additional information, please call the Recreation Center at 458-2977.

Stretching Class

Join Sophina White for our new Stretching Class!  Starting in March, come stretch all your worn-out muscles.  This is also a great class to work on your muscle flexibility!  Classes are every Sunday from 3:00 - 4:00 pm.  Cost is just $8.00 per participant.  All participants are required to have a Carolina Beach Recreation Center membership or pay the daily guest fee plus the rate of the class.  For additional information, please call the Recreation Center at 458-2977.

Booty Camp

Join Christina Dees for our class that focuses on working the booty along with an overall “total fit” and core workout.  Each class is different and uses a wide variety of workout equipment:  Stretchy Bands, Pilates Balls, Body Bars, Medicine Balls, Hand Weights and Balance Discs.  An assortment of circuits will add mixture to your boring old workout routines!  While this is a high intensity workout, exercises can be modified to fit any fitness level.  Classes take place every Tuesday from 10:00 – 11:00 am and every Wednesday from 10:45 - 11:45 am.  Cost is $6.00 per person or you can purchase a 5-Class package for only $25.00!  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.

Introduction to Meditation

Instructor Ralph Miller will teach an Introduction to Meditation Class.  This class provides an overview to meditation and gives pointers for standing, seated and lying down postures.  Classes will be on Wednesday, April 2nd and 16th from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.  Cost is only $5.00 per participant.  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 (910) 458-2977.

Power Flow Yoga

Join Anastasia Worrell for our Power Flow Yoga Class!  Focus will be on core, strength building postures with isometric holds and dynamic flows.  This is an intermediate yoga class focusing on advanced yoga practices.  Class will meet every Saturday from 10:00 – 11:00 am.  Cost is only $8.00 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.

Feel Good Flow Vinyasa Yoga

The Carolina Beach Parks & Recreation Department will host their annual FREE Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm at Mike Chappell Park.  All children ages 12 and under are invited to attend our free event.  The Easter Egg Hunt will promptly begin at 11:00 am. Activities include games, egg decorating and pictures with the Easter Bunny.  Bring your baskets and hop down the bunny trail to Mike Chappell Park on April 19th.  We will not hold a rain-out date for this event.  If you have any questions, contact the Recreation Center at (910) 458-2977.