• Farragut Parks & Recreation Department is working hard to provide safe classes for the community in Farragut Community Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd. A free community center membership is required for participation in classes and programs.
See the full list of scheduled classes at farragutparksandrec.org/programsandevents. Sign up at townoffarragut.org/register. Here are upcoming offerings:
- Toddler Takeover is from 10 to 11 a.m. each Tuesday starting June 1. Open gym playtime for toddlers is back. Participating children must be walking to 5 years. Cost is $2 per child. Punch cards may be purchased at the recreation office. Twenty visits are just $30, and punch cards may be shared by family or friends.
- Family Yoga is from 5 to 5:30 p.m. each Monday in the Community Center. Free of charge. Registration deadline is 5 p.m. on the Friday before the session. Class will introduce basic yoga poses, breathwork and stretches, along with stress-reduction techniques. Adults and older children will enjoy the gentle fitness routine, while younger children often watch and/or mimic the moves, learning through play and imagery. Register all participants of this class individually.
- Total Fitness Classes are from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., each Tuesday and Thursday, in the Community Center. Cost is $4 per session (or two punches on a punch card). Pre-registration required, spaces are limited. A variety of body weight and hand weight exercises will be utilized to build upper and lower body strength, improve balance and strengthen the core. Low impact aerobic conditioning and stretching also are incorporated. Bring hand weights or other weighted objects for your workout. Don’t forget water and a mat.
- Stop the Bleed is from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, June 10. Free of charge. Registration deadline is Monday, June 7.
- Kids’ Summer Watercolor Workshop is from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Thursdays June 10 through June 24 in the Community Center large classroom. Cost is $45 for one student and $37.50 for each additional student. Registration deadline is Thursday, June 3. This class will teach fundamentals to help students gain confidence and skill with watercolors. If this is your first session, this three-week session will start with an overview of basic techniques and brush strokes, moving into paint fun and easy watercolor projects. If this is not your first session, you will progress to practicing, having fun and completing easy watercolor projects. This class is geared for children and teens age 8-13. All materials are provided by the instructor.
Attitudes of Gratitude
Tuesday, June 15, 6-7:30 p.m. in the community center large classroom. Cost: free. Instructor: Kristi Hulsey of Tennessee Thyme. Ever need an emotional boost amid a hard day? Let us get together and discover ways to improve your attitude and gratitude during trying times. This class includes a free giveaway.
TWRA Boating Safety Education
Saturday, June 19, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Assembly Hall. Pre-registration required at tn.gov/twra. Each session limited to 24 people. Due to social distancing, no walk-ins: pre-registration required. Any Tennessee resident born after Jan. 1, 1989, must show the TWRA-issued wallet Boating Safety Education Certificate as proof of successful completion of the TWRA Boating Safety exam. No other certificate will be accepted as meeting the requirements of the law. Please bring Type 600 boating safety exam permit, a writing utensil and something to write on to class. The permit is available from any business (license agent) that sells hunting and fishing licenses (Walmart, sporting goods stores, bait stores, marinas, etc.). For more information, visit tn.gov/twra.
For more information, contact Special Event and Program Coordinator Brittany Spencer at firstname.lastname@example.org.