Denton Parks & Recreation

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Swim lesson sessions begin this month. Classes are offered at the Denton Natatorium, 2400 Long Road, and the Civic Center Pool, 321 E. McKinney St. There are classes most days of the week, including Saturday, with many different time options. Most classes have a participant-to-teacher ratio of 6-1. Each session costs $30 to $60. For more information and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8800.

All-day summer camps are still accepting registrations for the first week of camp, which begins Monday. Programs are offered at McMath Middle School, 1900 Jason Drive; the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St.; and Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Prices include a T-shirt, field trips, crafts and more. Cost is $105 per week. To register for the camp at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, visit www.dentonparks.com . Register at the Civic Center for the other camps. For any questions, call 940-349-7275.

Summer camp options for youths ages 11-15 include an all-day camp option that features a field trip every day for $115 per session. Ages 10-17 can take the Youth Tech Inc. Computer Camps, which feature top software and classes like animation and video game design. Outdoor Adventure Camp, for ages 12-16, focuses on an activity like rock climbing each week.

There are sports camps for ages 3 and older this summer, including tennis, skateboarding, cheerleading, softball, volleyball, golf and aquatic camps.

Denton’s Juneteenth celebration will be June 13-14 at Fred Moore Park, 501 S. Bradshaw St. Vendor booths will be open both days while activities go on. An adult softball tournament will will start at 9 a.m. June 14. Entry fee is $100 per team. To register for the tournament, call 940-349-8575.

Adults can learn basic and intermediate progressive country dancing at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St. Classes focuse on spins, wraps and more. Classes begin June 10 and require a partner. Cost is $25 per person. To register by Friday, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8285.

Ages 8 and older can learn to kayak in the lazy river at Water Works Park, 2400 Long Road. “Intro to Padding” is from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday, June 9-12. The four-day class teaches safety, stroke technique and more. Cost is $60. For more information and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8800.

Ages 16 and older can take River Robics classes at Water Works Park, 2400 Long Road. The next session starts next week, with classes from 7:30 to 8:25 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays through July 3. The aerobics class uses the natural resistance of the water in the park’s lazy river. Cost is $65. Visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8800.

Ages 10 and older can go horseback riding in 1.5-hour guided trip on June 14 at Black Mustang Ranch, 2200 FM1192. Ages 13-17 may attend without a guardian with a signed waiver. The trip will begin at 9 a.m. at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St., with vans returning at 1 p.m. Cost is $45 per person. For more information and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8136.

Five-year-olds through adults can go kayaking from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 14 at Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center, 3310 Collins Road. Ages 12-17 may attend without a guardian with a signed waiver. Kayakers will need to bring a sack lunch. The trip will begin and end at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St. Cost is $20 per person. Visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8136.

Outdoor Adventures for ages 50 and older will feature an archery clinic from 1 to 3 p.m. June 14. Participants will learn on a legal, indoor range. Closed-toe shoes are required. Cost is $8. For more information and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8136.

The Little Rookies Sports & Fitness half-day camp is for children ages 3 and 4, from 9 a.m. to noon June 16-20 at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Campers will learn about the world of sports and fitness with outside and inside play. Cost is $75 per camper. For more information and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.

Aquatic Explorer camp introduces kids ages 7-14 to kayaking, water polo, snorkeling and more. The first session is from 1 to 4 p.m. June 16-20 at the Denton Natatorium and Denton Water Works Park, both located at 2400 Long Road. Cost is $85 per person. Visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-8800.


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