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Carolina Beach Parks and Recreation News and Events

NEWS & UPDATES

Hello,
We hope you are doing well.  We have several updates for you! For the new fiscal year, our membership rates are increasing starting Tuesday, July 1st.  Here are our new rates per year: Resident Family $160; Resident Adult $80; Resident Senior (60+) $50; Resident Youth (Under 18) $50; Non-Resident Family 240; Non-Resident Adult $120; Non-Resident Senior (60+) $80; Non-Resident Youth (Under 18) $80.
We will be closed this Friday for the Fourth of July.  We will open again on Saturday, July 5th at 8:00 am.
• Our Mike Chappell Park Playground is completed!  We will have a ribbon cutting ceremony with hotdogs at noon on Friday, July 11th.  Please mark your calendars to attend this fun event!
• Basketball by the Sea still has several spots available for the July 14th – 18th camp.  Please contact us with any questions!
• Our Summer Camp Program has a few openings: July 7th – 11th:  5 spots remaining; July 21st – 25th:  9 spots remaining; July 28th – August 1st:  1 spot remaining; August 4th – 8th:  5 spots remaining

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.

Introduction to Yoga

Please join us for our Introduction to Yoga Class!  Instructor Tamara Cairns will teach yoga basics as you take time 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.  Suitable for beginning and practiced students!  Classes are every Friday from 9:30 am - 10:45 am.  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.

Mini Monets Creative Children’s Art Camp

Looking for a creative outlet for your child this summer?  Join Jennie Wenk for our Mini Monets Art Camps! Fine Artists Camp:  This is a 2-hour camp designed for artists ages 3 – 8.  This week long camp is perfect for artists who are looking to explore new mediums and nurture their creativity through guided and self-directed projects.  Artists will learn drawing, conte, collage, modeling, charcoal, pastels, painting and sculpting.  We have two sessions available: Session 1 = June 16th – 20th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm or Session 2 = July 14th – 18th from 9:00 – 11:00 am. Comic Illustrator Camp:  This is a week long 2-hour camp that introduces the foundations for character design, layout and story boards.  These projects are designed to take you to the next level as an illustrator, preparing you for a career in illustration, comic books or graphic novels and sequential art.  Artists will learn some of the following:  conceptual art, character design, story boards, maquettes, layout and inking.  This session is July 28th – August 1st from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.  Cost for each participant is only $125.00 per week.  Cost for additional siblings is $110.00.  For more information, please contact Jennie Wenk:  (910) 399-1708, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or www.minimonetsart.com.
 
Barre Class

Join Christina Dees for our exciting Barre Class!  This uniquely fun workout fuses ballet, dance, yoga and pilates into an enjoyable and high-energy experience.  It’s open to all levels and no prior experience is required.  Class is every Tuesday from 10:30 – 11:30 am and every Thursday from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.  Cost is $6.00 per participant or purchase a 5-class package for $25.00.  All participants must be Recreation Center members or pay the daily guest fee plus the rate of class.  Please contact the Recreation Center with any additional questions at (910) 458-2977.
 
 
Community Pilates
 
Instructor Sophina White is teaching Community Pilates.  This is a Pilates Class for all levels of experience.  Pilates will increase your strength, flexibility and control of your body.  The class meets every Wednesday from 9:30 – 10:30 am.  Cost is only $10.00 per participant.  All participants must be a Recreation Center Member or pay the daily guest fee prior to attending class.  Please go online and check our entire fitness schedule at www.carolinabeach.org or call 458-2977 for additional information.

Gentle Yoga

Tamara Cairns is offering a NEW Gentle Yoga class!  This class is comparable to a yoga stretching class.  Enjoy our toned-down yoga class without big moves and long holds.  Perfect for seniors and first-time beginners!  Classes are every Friday from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.  Cost is $7.00 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.

Cardio Dance Fusion with Strength Training by Jazzercise®

Join Darlene Smithson for dance, fun and fitness with our Cardio Dance Fusion with Strength Training by Jazzercise® Class!  This class incorporates a warm-up, cardio dance routines, full-body strength training workout and a cool down.  We offer a low-impact or high-impact option—all participants are welcome to attend!   We offer two different payment methods:  pay only $6.00 per class or pay $40.00 for unlimited monthly classes.  Classes are every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8:15 am – 9:15 am.  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.

Community Pilates

Instructor Sophina White is teaching Community Pilates.  This is a Pilates Class for all levels of experience.  Pilates will increase your strength, flexibility and control of your body.  The class meets every Wednesday from 9:30 – 10:30 am.  Cost is only $10.00 per participant.  All participants must be a Recreation Center Member or pay the daily guest fee prior to attending class.  Please go online and check our entire fitness schedule at www.carolinabeach.org or call 458-2977 for additional information.

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.

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.