Denton Parks & Recreation

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Grab your friends and start your own adult sports league team. Fall sports league registration starts today for flag football, volleyball, basketball and kickball, with games held at multiple Denton recreation centers and parks. Late registration for softball ends Aug. 9. For registration and more information, call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com .

Youth fall sports league registration continues through August. There are many options for kids to participate in a group sport, including girls volleyball (ages 7-14); girls softball (age 5 through high school) and NFL Flag Football (ages 5-12). These are great opportunities to learn about teamwork while building skills. For registration and more information, call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com .

Ages 3-4 can learn about basketball, soccer and T-ball in “Pee Wee Sports Sampler.” Preschoolers will have two lessons in each sport, which meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays, Aug. 10 through Sept. 14, at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Parents are encouraged to stay and participate. Call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com .

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

Ages 50 and older can learn the fundamentals of archery from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St. 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-PARK 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. Monday through Aug. 8 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 can take their fitness to the next level with Les Mill Grit, a 30-minute, high-intensity interval workout from 7:30 to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. The session starts Monday and runs through Aug. 28. Enjoy personal attention in a small group with certified coaches in a three-week session, or drop in any Saturday morning. Cost is $50 per session. Registration is required by calling 940-349-8287.

Ages 16 and older can work out in the lazy river at Water Works Park, 2400 Long Road. The River Robics class is a water walking class that focuses on cardio and upper-body strength. This is a full-body workout perfect for any age. The class begins on Monday. Cost is $50 per person. To register and for class time and dates, call 940-349-8810.

Ages 10-17 can take the Cross’ Lifeline Child Care and Babysitting course from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 17 at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. This course teaches CPR and other important skills to help care for infants and toddlers. Cost is $58 per person. Register by Aug. 12 by calling 940-349-7275.

 


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