Denton Parks and Recreation

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Join the upcoming family campout on the weekend of April 13 at Eureka! Playground in South Lakes Park, located at 556 Hobson Ln. All ages can join the scavenger hunt, storytelling, and a marshmallow roast. A $15 fee includes dinner Saturday night and a breakfast snack Sunday morning. For an additional $10, campers can reserve a tent and two sleeping bags. A limited number are available. Setup starts at 7 p.m. April 13 and camp breaks at 8 a.m. April 14. Register online at http://bit.ly/10temri . For more information, call 940-349-7275.

Registration is open through April 10 for the Denton Spring Open, a USSSA youth golf tournament on April 13. The 18-hole tournament will break competition into age groups 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18 at Robson Ranch Golf Course, 9501 Ed Robson Blvd. Limited to 16 golfers per age group. $70 per player. Top five qualifiers will be eligible for North Texas Region Finals in June. Tournament play starts at 1 p.m. April 13. To register, call 940-349-7275 or online at www.dentonparks.com .

Basic progressive country dancing lessons for adults are from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays from April 16 to May 28. Classes are held at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin. For fees and to register, call 940-349-8285.

Water exercise classes are ongoing at the Denton Natatorium, at 2400 Long Rd. Season passes to the natatorium are $132 for residents, $147 for non-residents. Annual passes are $396 for residents, $426 for non-residents. Cheaper options are available through punch cards that allow entry for 10 to 20 classes. To register or for more information, call the natatorium at 940-349-8800.

Deep challenge includes interval training, stretching and strength training in the deep end of the natatorium competition pool. Meets 6 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Shallow water workout includes kickboxing, water walking, yoga and tai chi in the shallow end of the competition pool. 7 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Water shoes are recommended.

Senior water workout includes strength training at 9 to 10 a.m. and waster exercise from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The classes are designed for senior citizens, but are suitable for anyone who needs to exercise at a slower pace. The class is held in the leisure pool, which is heated to 88 degress, in the colder months, and moves to the Water Works Park’s lazy river in the warmer seasons.

 


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