Denton Parks & Recreation

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Zumba classes are offered at both Denia and Martin Luther King Jr. recreation centers for ages 15 and up. The first class is free. Afterward, classes cost $5 each, or $30 for 10. Classes are from 6 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday at Denia, 1001 Parvin St. Classes are from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the MLK center, 1300 Wilson St. To register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.

The Mud Volleyball Tournament will be on May 17 at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. The games will begin at 9 a.m. and feature six-on-six double-elimination battles. The top three teams will receive medals. Teams may have a maximum of 10 players, but at least two female players must be on the court at all times. Registration costs $130 per team. Register by May 9 online or by calling 940-349-7275.

Bitty Basketball teaches 3- and 4-year-olds the basics of the game and includes a scrimmage. Practice is from 6 to 6:45 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Carroll McMath Middle School, 1900 Jason Drive. The session starts next week and costs $55 per player. To register by Friday, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8579.

Summer youth sports leagues are open for registration, including girls volleyball, ages 7-14; track, ages 6-18; coed kickball, ages 5-14; coed basketball, ages 5-10; coed Little Hoopers, ages 10-13; and coed indoor soccer, ages 5-12. Prices and registration dates vary. For more information, visit the website or call 940-349-7275.

The next Kids Rock night will be May 2 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Children in grades 1-5 can choose from a menu of activities: DJ, bounce house, games and more. Cost is $10 per child. Visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.

Dog training classes are open to handlers 12 and older, and dogs older than 9 weeks. The class meets 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays starting next week at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St. For the first class, bring shot records and leave the dog at home. Cost is $80. To register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-206-7156.

Late registration for the adult volleyball and basketball leagues ends Friday, and games start on May 14. For more information and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.

PolyglotTime Spanish Classes begin May 1 for ages 7-12. The weekly class for beginners meets from 6 to 6:45 p.m. on Thursdays at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Cost is $65 per student. Register by Friday at www.dentonparks.com or by calling 940-349-7275.

Teens ages 13-18 can develop creative writing skills in the Write Life workshop at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. The class meets from 5 to 7 p..m. every Monday, May 5 through June 23. Students will discuss fiction, poetry and nonfiction. Cost is $60 per student. For more information and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.

Youths ages 11-14 can learn about nutrition and fitness in Youth Boot Camp, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday starting May 6 at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Cost is $40 per person. For more information and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.

Denia Recreation Center offers an archery course for ages 7-15 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays, May 1-22. Cost is $30. For more information and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.


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