21 Jun Bevy of adult recreation activities in Jacksonville NC
Children are not the only Jacksonville NC residents who can look forward to a summer full of fun. Adults have a long list of activities and events to enjoy throughout the summer as well. From fitness classes to get-togethers and hobby classes, Jacksonville adults will find lots of ways to fill their downtime.
Have you decided that this is the summer you’re ready to get into great shape? There is a variety of fitness classes to suit just about any exercise interest you may have.
Here’s all your fitness choices:
- Essential workout
Focus on your core strength, upper and lower body endurance and balance with this low-impact and upbeat full-body workout.
- Line Dance for beginning, intermediate and expert dancers
Have you ever watched the line dancing at a cowboy bar but were not confident enough in your own moves to join in? You will never need to feel shy about joining the line dance next time after you learn all the steps you need to become the line dance star.
- Mid-Day workout
Do you need to squeeze your workout into your lunch hour? This low-impact exercise class will get you on your feet and moving.
- Open-play basketball for ages 16 and older
If you want to unwind with some court action at the end of the day, join this play time to maintain your cardio fitness and practice shooting those baskets.
- PiYo with Cassandra
Learn this unique combination of yoga and Pilates that has become very popular for achieving a trim body with minimal stress on the knees.
- Zumba with Cassandra
Do you love dancing to that Latin beat? Get moving to the beat and burn lots of calories doing workouts that have gained a huge following and have not lost popularity in the years since Zumba was first introduced by Beto Perez.
- Walking Program
Maybe you want to start your day with a brisk, low-impact and energizing morning walk.
That’s not all!
None of these suit your fancy? There are also classes in Pickleball, strength training, table tennis, and gentle yoga. To learn about all your fitness opportunities, go to this web page for Jacksonville Department of Recreation and Parks for more fitness to take in.
If you enjoy crafts, learn how to make burlap wreaths or watermelon welcome signs this summer.
How about unwinding with a game of Bingo, Billiards, Dominos, Mahjong, board games or cards?
Upcoming adult get-togethers include the following:
Chicken cook-out – July 9
Ice cream and hot fudge – July 24
Pot luck luncheon – August 13
Grandparents’ Day breakfast – Sept. 7
Spaghetti lunch – Sept. 17
*To get all the detailed information you need to join in the fun and fitness this summer, click on the Jacksonville Recreation and Parks department link above.
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