Denton Parks & Recreation

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Adults and kids 5 and older can join the Kayak Clear Creek adventure, led by knowledgeable staff, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Meet at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St. Ages 5 to 9 must ride a tandem kayak with an adult accompanying them. Call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com to register today. Cost is $20 per kayaker.

Women’s self-defense will be taught from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. on Mondays, next week through Oct. 15, at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. The class, for ages 13 and older, empowers women against passive and aggressive threats and teaches kicking, locks and more. As participants improve, advanced topics will be introduced. Cost is $45. Call 940-349-8720 or go to www.dentonparks.com to register by Friday.

Kids as young as 2 can take dance lessons:

Ages 2 to 3 can learn the basics of ballet in Tiny Tutus, from 9:30 to 10 a.m. each Saturday, starting this weekend and running through Oct. 12, at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Cost is $30.

Ages 4 to 6 can take ballet in the Bigger Ballerinas course from 10 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays starting this weekend through Oct. 12 at North Lakes Recreation Center. Cost is $30.

Ages 3 to 6 can take tap dance lessons from 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays starting this week through Oct. 12 at North Lakes Recreation Center. Cost is $30.

Ages 5 and older can join the L’il Hip-Hop dance class from 7 to 7:30 p.m. on Fridays starting this weekend through Oct. 11 at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St.

Call 940-349-7275 or go to www.dentonparks.com to view the schedule and register.

Ages 3 to adult can learn a foreign language in PolyglotTime. Classes are all held at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive:

Beginning Spanish for families, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Thursdays from Sept. 26 to Oct. 24. The class costs $150 for four people; $115 for three people; $85 for two people; and $35 per person for larger families.

Beginning Spanish for ages 6 to 8, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Thursdays from Sept. 26 to Oct. 24. Cost is $65.

Beginning conversational French for adults, 7:30 to 8:50 p.m. Wednesdays from Sept. 25 through Dec. 4. Cost is $155.

Beginning conversational Spanish for adults, 7:30 to 8:50 p.m. Thursdays from Sept. 26 through Dec. 5. Cost is $155.

To register by Friday, call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com .

Kids ages 6 and older can learn how to skateboard in a clinic from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Denton Skate Park, adjacent to Water Works Park at 2400 Long Road. Cost is $20. Then, those students can join others at an intermediate clinic from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 28. Cost is $20. The beginners clinic teaches basic techniques, balance and ramp maneuvers. Ages 4-7 can learn in a class for younger beginners on Oct. 5. Call 940-349-7275 or go to www.dentonparks.com to register by Friday.


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