Beavercreek parks offers classes


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BEAVERCREEK — The City of Beavercreek Parks, Recreation & Cultural Department plans a variety of upcoming programs for residents. Events are held C.I. Beaver Hall, 3696 Highmont St. Contact the City of Beavercreek Parks and Recreation to register, 937-427-5514. Costs vary. Visit the city website www.beavercreekohio.gov to view all activities.

Guitar

The City of Beavercreek Parks, Recreation & Culture is offering a Family Guitar Class. Family Guitar is designed to equip families for fun music-making at home. Participants will learn chords, playing and singing together, melodic guitar techniques and a variety of genres. Class will meet at the Piano Preparatory School, 3899 Indian Ripple Road 10:30-11:15 a.m. Saturdays, Jan. 23 to March 12. Residents receive discount. Tuition is based on at least two participants enrolling in class.

Music classes

Have you always wanted to play the guitar or piano? Don’t miss out on your chance to learn. Register now for the guitar or piano classes for children, teens and adults offered by the City of Beavercreek Parks, Recreation in cooperation with The Piano Preparatory School. Classes meet at the Piano Preparatory School, 3899 Indian Ripple Road.

Guitar will take place Tuesdays, Jan. 19 to March 8, different times for different age groups. Piano will take place Thursdays, Jan. 21 to March 10. Class times vary. Costs vary.

Sing with me

Children ages 8-10 can explore their singing talent with enrollment in City of Beavercreek Sing with Me Class. Class will focus on simple musical theatre and folk songs carefully selected for young children. Classes promote an awareness of singing with others and develop healthy singing habits appropriate for this age.

Class will meet at the Piano Preparatory School, 3899 Indian Ripple Road 10-10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Jan. 23 to March 12. Resident fee is $76 and non resident fee is $85.

Kids program

The parks will offer fall fun with a holiday workshop – Be My Valentine event Tuesday, Feb. 9. The program will be 10-11:30 a.m. at the parks, 3696 Highmont St. Program for ages 3-7. Cost $15 residents, $20 non-residents.

Yoga, Pilates classes

The City of Beavercreek Parks, Recreation & Culture Department is offering Yoga, Pilates and Piyo classes throughout the winter at various times and days.

Yoga reduces stress and tension, strengthens the lungs, increases energy levels, improves the immune system, lowers blood pressure, and increases flexibility and mobility. This class is designed for all levels of experience. Yoga class is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 25-Feb. 22 or Thursdays, Jan. 28-Feb. 25.

Pilates is a popular fitness method that improves your body shape and alignment. It consists of a series of exercises that gradually tones and strengthens your core muscles and improves flexibility. Class will meet 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 27 – Feb. 24.

PiYo is a perfect fusion of Pilates, Yoga, dance, sports training and more. Increase flexibility, build overall core strength, and improve balance. The class is designed for those that want an intense workout that is easy on the joints but burns calories and builds muscle in one effective workout. Class is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 26 – Feb. 23.

For more information about any of the classes, their costs and registration please contact the Beavercreek Parks & Recreation & Cultural Department.

Greene County News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.

Greene County News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.

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