Denton Parks and Recreation

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Drop off your kids in first through fifth grade for a night of fun from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Kids Rock features a live DJ, sports tournaments, a bounce house and special inflatable activities, and more. Admission is $10 per kid, and glow products and concessions will be available for purchase. For more information, visit  or call 940-349-7275.

Register now for the following preschool-age programs:

•  “Hop ’Til You Drop,” structured playtime for ages 2 to 4, on Fridays, Nov. 2-30, and/or Mondays, Nov. 5-26, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive;

•  “Texas Native Americans,” a Preschool Naturalists program for ages 3 to 5, from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 9, at Cross Timbers Park, 7601 Waterside Place;

•  “Bitty Basketball,” an introductory class for ages 3 and 4, from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Nov. 12 through Dec. 5, at McMath Middle School, 1900 Jason Drive.

For program details and to register, visit  or call 940-349-7275.

Join certified angler educators from Dallas Fly Fishers on Saturday to learn how to fish on open waters. The fly-fishing clinic, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., will cover everything from basic casting and fly tying to safety and fish behavior. Children ages 10 to 13 must be accompanied by an adult, and teens ages 13 to 17 may attend without a guardian.

The clinic costs $8, and participants will be eligible to attend a fly-fishing trip on Saturday, Nov. 10. For more information, visit . To register, call 940-349-8285.

Register now for the following sports leagues and instructional programs:

•  Soccer Sparks Skills Academy, classes taught by USSF-licensed coaches using advanced “all-ball” training techniques, on Fridays, Nov. 9 through Dec. 21, from 5 to 5:45 p.m. for ages 4 and 5 and from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. for ages 6 to 9 at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St.;

•  One-day basketball clinics on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 5 to 8 and from 1 to 4 p.m. for ages 9 to 12 at McMath Middle School, 1900 Jason Drive;

•  Coed basketball league for ages 5 to 10, with practices on weekdays beginning the week of Dec. 10 and games on Saturdays beginning Dec. 29 at McMath Middle School, 1900 Jason Drive.

For program details and to register, visit  or call 940-349-7275.


For more information about Parks and Recreation programs, call 940-349-PARK (7275), visit  or e-mail .

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