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Join the upcoming family campout this weekend at Eureka! playground in South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson Lane. 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, but only a limited number are available. Setup starts at 7 p.m. Saturday, and camp breaks at 8 a.m. Sunday. Register online at http://bit.ly/10temri . For more information, call 940-349-7275.

 

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

 

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

Registration is open through April 19 for Women’s Self Defense at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. This course will be offered from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. on Mondays, April 22 through May 20. Women will be empowered by learning proper striking techniques, kicking statics, locks, chokes and restraints. To register, call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com .

 

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 seniors, 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.

 

The Denton Spring Open, a USSSA youth golf tournament, is this Saturday. 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. Registration deadline has passed. Call 940-349-7275.

 


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