Denton Parks and Recreation

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Grab your friends and start your own adult sports league team. Fall sports league registration starts Aug. 1 for flag football, volleyball, basketball and kickball. Late registration for softball ends Aug. 9. Call 940-349-7275 for more information on adult leagues.

Registration for youth fall sports leagues continues, ending in August. There are many ways for youths to participate in group sports, including girls volleyball (ages 7-14); girls softball (age 5 through high school) and NFL Flag Football League teams (ages 5-12). Register at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St.

There are many sports available for toddlers. Ages 3-4 can learn about multiple sports in “Sports Sampler,” or play T-ball in another course. Parents are encouraged to stay and participate. “Bitty Basketball” and a Blastball league are other great ways to get your kid active this August. Register at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St.

Ages 7-15 can learn about rock climbing or take their skills to the next level with “Rock the Wall,” Aug. 6-27 at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St. Introductory classes will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, and skill-building will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Kids will work one-on-one with an instructor and learn about safety, techniques and climbing gear. Cost is $30. Register by Aug. 2. Call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com.

Seniors 50 and older can learn the fundamentals of archery on Aug. 3 at the Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave. Certified instructors will teach at an indoor range with the Genesis compound bow, which is designed to be easy for everyone to use. Cost is $8. Call 940-349-7275 to register.

Ages 10-17 can learn all about game design in Youth Tech’s Gaming Academy from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 5-9 at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Students can turn gaming interests into a skill as they learn about 2-D and 3-D design and advanced game design. The four-day hands-on camp will let them build their own game. Register by Friday. Cost is $325. For more information, call 940-349-8136.

Adults 18 and older can take their fitness to the next level with Les Mill Grit, a 30-minute, high-intensity interval workout at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Students get personal attention in a small group with certified coaches in a three-week session for $50, or drop in any Saturday morning. Registration is required. Call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com .

 


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