New Sports Classes Starting At The Casper Rec Center
I’m one of those guys who loves to compete. Even when it’s “just for fun”, I have to win. While I’m not so competitive that I’ll ruin everybody’s good time, I’ll try my hardest to come out on top. The problem with this is, I’m not the best at…well, anything. If you suffer from the same affliction as me, or if you just want try something knew while brushing up on your skills, check out the press release below:
The Casper Recreation Center’s new session of some of the most popular classes in Sports begins the week of March 17 or later. Try out a new class, learn new skills or improve on the ones you already have in Tumbling & Gymnastics, Fencing, Basketball Skills, Pickleball and Archery.
The Gym Jam class for 2-3 year olds meets Wednesday at 11:05 am. Toddlers will move, tumble, and play games while improving motor skills and spending time with parent or other adult family member. Tot Tumbling for ages 4-5 is offered Wednesday at 4:30 pm or Saturday at 9:00 am. Youth Beginning Gymnastics for ages 6 and over and is held on Wednesdays at 5:15 pm or Saturday at 9:45 am. There’s also a new Homeschool Gymnastics class on Wednesday at 10:00 am. Advanced Beginning Gymnastics class for those in between Beginning and Intermediate levels will meet Wednesday at 6:20 pm and Intermediate Gymnastics for ages 7 and up (must have permission of the instructors) meets on Saturday at 10:50 am.
Fencing classes for ages 9 through adults introduces students to the Olympic sport of Fencing with basic foot work and use of the Foil. Students with prior experience will brush up on their basic skills and work on more advanced moves. Class is held on Monday at 6:30 pm.
Archery classes teach safety and proper shooting fundamentals to allow life-long enjoyment of the sport. Ages 9-12 meet on Tuesday at 4:30 pm and ages 13-18 meet Monday at 4:30 pm. Archery classes meet at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports, 1351 CY Avenue.
Basketball Skills Clinic for 3rd-5th graders will teach dribbling, passing, shooting and defense. Learn or improve basic basketball skills at these fun clinics on Tuesday at 4:15 pm.
Pickleball has become one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. It’s easy to learn, competitive and fun for all ages. This Middle School clinic for grades 6-8 meets on Thursday from 4:15-5:15 pm.
The Recreation Center also offers Kenpo Karate and TaeKwon-Do classes for ages 8 and up.
For more information or to register call 235-8383, stop by the Casper Recreation Center at 1801 E 4th St, or visit www.activecasper.com.