38 events in September, put on by the city of Palm Coast


by: Kim L. Brown

Recreation Supervisor-Marketing, City of Palm Coast

Our Fall 2021 activities are here! From new programs for toddlers like Munchkin ABC’s and 123’s to monthly favorites like Lunch N’ Lecture, we have a variety of opportunities for residents of all ages to Explore, Connect, and Play in Palm Coast.

Many activities require advance registration. Space may be limited, so please register early. Palm Coast Parks & Recreation can be reached at 386-986-2323.

Special Events for September:

September 1 through 15 – Aqua Zumba (Fall Session 1 Mon/Wed) – Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 1-15 (no class September 6), 6-7pm at Palm Coast Aquatics Center, 339 Parkview Drive. Blends the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance for one pool party you shouldn’t miss! There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class, so you can really let loose. For ages 13 and up. $39/session or $8/drop-in. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/aquatics. More info: 386-986-4741.

September 1 through 30 – Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz – The month of September throughout Palm Coast. Help us to raise awareness of pollinators in our community! We’ll be racing the clock to discover and document as many species as possible within Palm Coast. Download the iNaturalist app to start identifying wildlife in your environment. Be sure to join our project: Palm Coast Parks & Recreation. Free, registration is not required. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 1 through October 6 – Eat Healthy, Be Active – Wednesdays, September 1-October 6, 11:30am-12:30pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. This workshop, taught by UF IFAS Family Nutrition Program, is designed to help people make better nutrition and physical activity choices, based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Topics include nutrition, meals, and snacks, eating healthy on a budget, losing weight, and physical activity. Please note: The UF IFAS Family Nutrition Program sees only SNAP-eligible persons including anyone eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or another food assistance program. Free, but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 2 through 16 – Aqua Zumba (Fall Session 1 Tues/Thurs) –Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10am at Palm Coast Aquatics Center, 339 Parkview Drive. Blends the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance for one pool party you shouldn’t miss! There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class, so you can really let loose. For ages 13 and up. $45/session or $8/drop-in. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/aquatics. More info: 386-986-4741.

September 2 through 30 – Little Sensory Explorers – Thursdays, September 2-30, 10:30-11:30am at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Little ones are so eager to play and explore! Activities may include picture books, different sensory activities, free play, and social interaction. Children will develop an understanding of textures, colors, fine motor skills, and vocabulary. Plus, these classes provide a pleasant space to meet other caretakers in your community! Ages 11 months to 2 years. Free, but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/toddlers. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 2 through 30 – Intro to Drawing – Thursdays, September 2-30, 4-5:30pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Come learn the basic tools and techniques of drawing with certified art instructor Kristy Craigle. In this class you will develop the skills to support your artistic mindset. Understand form, value, and basic shapes in relation to the world around you by learning how to simplify your subject matter. These classes will help build your artistic confidence. For ages 18 years and older. $55/session. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 3 – Book Club Social Corner: Potpourri – Friday, September 3, 10:30-11:30am at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Do you love to read? Each month will have a designated genre – September’s is Potpourri. You select and purchase a book that falls within the monthly category. Book suggestions will be available if you need a little help. That month we will meet to share our impressions, reactions, and feelings. Free, but registration required. Book titles and registration at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 4 – 14th Annual Intracoastal Waterway Cleanup – Saturday, September 4, 8am-1pm, supply pickup August 30-September 3 at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. The City is seeking volunteers to protect and enjoy nature by removing trash within their developments or along City paths, walkways, and waterways at the annual Intracoastal Waterway Cleanup. Boaters can work in saltwater canals and Intracoastal waters and walkers can clear the paths and trails alongside the waterway. Free, but pre-registration is encouraged at www.parksandrec.fun/events. Registration includes a t-shirt, trash bags, gloves, and safety sheet. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 4 – Labor Day Weekend Round Robin – Saturday, September 4, 9:30am-12pm at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. Presented in partnership with AdventHealth and Friends of Tennis, this event includes round robin style tennis and the chance to celebrate the holiday weekend! $5/person, free for annual pass holders. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

September 7 – Caregiver Support Group – Tuesday, September 7, 11:30am-12:30pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Presented in partnership with Brookdale Palm Coast. When caring for an aging parent or spouse, you may feel like no one understands what you’re experiencing. Join our Caregiver Support Group, and take a break with other caregivers. Free, but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 7 through October 5 – Munchkin ABC’s & 123’s – Tuesdays, September 7-October 5, 10-11am at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Children will learn about letters and numbers through themed learning, snacks, hands-on crafts, and activities! This is a full immersion program for toddlers to help support language, cognition, and fine motor skills in a fun, healthy, and dynamic way. For ages 3-5 years. $20/session. Register at www.parksandrec.fun/toddlers. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 10 – Movies in the Park – Friday, September 10, 7:50-10pm at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs, snacks, and your friends and neighbors to join you at this monthly, free, family activity. Relax and enjoy an “oldie but goodie” or a recent hit as we watch movies on the giant, outdoor movie screen. Don’t forget your bug spray! Free. More info: www.palmcoastgov.com/movies or 386-986-2323.

September 10 through 19 – Palm Coast & the Flagler Beaches Senior Games – Friday-Sunday, September 10-12, 8am-2pm at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy; Thursday, September 16, 9am-3pm at Palm Harbor Golf Club, 20 Palm Harbor Dr.; Friday-Sunday, September 17-19, 9am-4pm at James F. Holland Memorial Park, 18 Florida Park Drive. Presented in partnership with AdventHealth. Whether you are an active adult, former elite athlete, or just looking for motivation to train, you can find your game at the Senior Games. Competition is held in 5-year increment age groups, awarding the top three in each division a medal. Compete in pickleball, tennis, and golf. For ages 50 years and older. $15/person/sport. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 11 – 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony & Survivor Tree Dedication – Saturday, September 11, 6:30-7:30pm at Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Pkwy. In commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the September 11th Terrorist Attacks, the Palm Coast Fire Department will host a remembrance ceremony and dedication of the Survivor Tree. Palm Coast Fire Department received a 10’ seedling of the 9/11 Survivor Tree from the 9/11 Memorial Museum. A Callery pear tree became known as the “Survivor Tree” after enduring the September 11, 2001 terror attacks at the World Trade Center. The tree was removed from the rubble and placed in the care of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. After its recovery and rehabilitation, the tree was returned to the Memorial in 2010. New, smooth limbs extended from the gnarled stumps, creating a visible demarcation between the tree’s past and present. Today, the tree stands as a living reminder of resilience, survival, and rebirth. Free. More info: parksandrec.fun/events

September 13 – Teddy Bear Picnic Parks Tour – Monday, September 13, 10-11am at Ralph Carter Park, 1385 Rymfire Dr. Join us for this interactive program where toddlers are invited to bring their favorite teddy bear to playfully themed outings that include a snack, story, game, and craft at some of our local parks here in our community. For ages 2-5 years. Free, please register at www.parksandrec.fun/toddlers. More info 386-986-2323.

September 13 through October 4 – Enrichment Block for Homeschoolers – Mondays, September 13-October 4, 12-3pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Homeschoolers, we’ve got you covered! In one convenient block, the kids may create an artistic masterpiece, prepare a delectable treat, get their sweat on through physical recreation, or delve into the fun world of STEM assisted by Lego Education Robots! For ages 7-11 years. $50/session. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 14 – Bellies and Babies – Tuesday, September 14, 4:30-5:30pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. A gathering for new mothers and moms-to-be, Bellies and Babies is designed to support women during pregnancy, new motherhood, and breastfeeding. Go from feeling unsure to “I got this,” all while building friendships in a supportive environment. Education, advice, and encouragement is provided by lactation consultants/counselors from Florida Department of Health. Free, but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 17 – Lunch N’ Lecture – Friday, September 17, 11am-12:30pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Join the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office as they teach safety tips that can be used in your everyday life – at home, in public, even using the ATM. Free, but advanced registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 17 – Parent’s Night Out – Friday, September 17, 5:30-10pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Parents, are you in need of a date night or just wish for peace and quiet around the house on a Friday night? Let us watch your kids while you have the night to yourselves. Participants will eat pizza, play games, watch movies, and have fun. For ages 5-12 years. $15/person. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 17 – Teen Chill Zone – Friday, September 17, 5:30-10pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Hey teens, tired of sitting around bored on a Friday night? Then grab your friends and join us to hang out, eat pizza, listen to music, watch movies, play video games, and chill in a fun and safe environment. A huge thanks to Five Star for partnering with us to provide the pizza. For ages 13-17 years. $10/person. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 18 – Arbor Day – Saturday, September 18, 9am-2pm at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave. Palm Coast’s love of trees and commitment to environmental sustainability will be celebrated at the day-long event featuring a tree give-away, butterfly release and tent, live entertainment, food/pet food drive, exhibits, petting zoo and fun activities for all ages. Admission is free, and free professional paper-shredding will be available. Attendees can exchange canned food or pet food items for a free three-gallon native hardwood tree (while supplies last). Free, registration is not required. More info: www.parksandrec.fun/events.

September 18 – First Aid and CPR/AED Course – Saturday, September 18, 9am-4pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Heartsaver First Aid is a 7-hour classroom course (includes 1 hour for lunch) that is designed to meet OSHA regulations. The course teaches basic first aid skills: administering CPR to an infant, young child, or an adult; using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED); using a mask or barrier device; how to stop visible bleeding; assist with possible sprain or broken bone; securing the scene for safety. For ages 13 years and older. $50/person. Registration is required at least 48 hours in advance at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: [email protected].

September 18 – Palm Coast Historical Society Speakers Series – Saturday, September 18, 10-11am at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. September features Flagler County Court Judge Andrea K. Totten. Judge Totten will discuss the Eighth Amendment of the United States Constitution. The Eight Amendment prohibits the federal government from imposing excessive bail or fines, or cruel and unusual punishments. Free, but registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: www.palmcoasthistory.org.

September 20 – Teddy Bear Picnic Parks Tour – Monday, September 20, 10-11am at James F. Holland Park, 18 Florida Park Dr. Join us for this interactive program where toddlers are invited to bring their favorite teddy bear to playfully themed outings that include a snack, story, game, and craft at some of our local parks here in our community. For ages 2-5 years. Free, please register at www.parksandrec.fun/toddlers. More info 386-986-2323.

September 20 through October 4 – Women’s Self-Defense – Monday, September 20-October 4, 6-8pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Learn effective methods to ward off attackers in this three-day class. Commander Michael Lutz from the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office will teach you skills that will make you more aware of your surroundings as well as methods to protect yourself and safety tips to implement right away. For ages 13 years and older. Free, but pre-registration required at least 48 hours prior to start date and time; participants must attend all three classes. Register at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 20 through October 13 – Aqua Zumba (Fall Session 2 Mon/Wed) – Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-7pm at Palm Coast Aquatics Center, 339 Parkview Drive. Blends the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance for one pool party you shouldn’t miss! There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class, so you can really let loose. For ages 13 and up. $45/session or $8/drop-in. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/aquatics. More info: 386-986-4741

September 21 – Learn the Basics of Your Computer – Tuesday, September 21, 10-11:30am at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Want to learn more about your computer? These classes teach you how to care for your computer, different programs you may need to use, and the importance of internet security. Free, but registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 21 – Food Truck Tuesday – Tuesday, September 21, 5-8pm at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave. Head on down to Central Park for food, fun, and community. Free entertainment along with gourmet food available for purchase from a variety of specialty food trucks. This month’s event features the return of our Firetruck Pull which features local law enforcement and fire crews going head to head! Proceeds from September’s Food Truck Tuesday benefits AdventHealth’s Pink on Parade 5k. Free, registration not required. More info: www.palmcoastgov.com/foodtruck

September 21 through October 12 – Robotics for Kids! (Fall Session 2) – Tuesday, 4:15-5:15pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. This hands-on course using Lego WeDo 2.0 construction sets is designed to encourage children to become an active part of the learning process, collaborate to solve problems, and develop critical thinking skills. For ages 7-11. $40/session. Registrations is required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 21 through October 14 – Aqua Zumba (Fall Session 2 Tues/Thurs) –Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10am at Palm Coast Aquatics Center, 339 Parkview Drive. Blends the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance for one pool party you shouldn’t miss! There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class, so you can really let loose. For ages 13 and up. $45/session or $8/drop-in. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/aquatics. More info: 386-986-4741.

September 22 – Before Baby: Bountiful Breastfeeding – Wednesday, September 22, 4-5pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. This breastfeeding class provides expectant mothers with the knowledge to breastfeed their new baby with confidence. Instruction is provided by lactation consultants/counselors from The Florida Department of Health. Free, but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 22 through October 15 – Water Aerobics (Fall Session 2) – Wednesdays and Fridays, September 22-October 15, 9-10am at Palm Coast Aquatics Center, 339 Parkview Dr. Combine aerobics with strength training in our Water Aerobics class! Moving your body through the water creates a resistance that will activate muscle groups without impacting your joints. For ages 13+ years. $45/session or $8/class. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/aquatics. More info: 386-986-4741.

September 23 – Quit Your Way. Stop Tobacco – Thursday, September 23, 6-8pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. This single-session program will provide you with the valuable tools you need to help you quit tobacco. These include: creating a quit plan, learning strategies and skills to deal with nicotine cravings to remain tobacco-free, dealing with slips, having the opportunity to share your experience with others in a friendly, respectful and supportive group setting, as well as FREE patches, gum, or lozenges, if medically appropriate. This program is sponsored by Tobacco Free Florida & Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center (AHEC). Free but registration is required by calling AHEC at 904-482-0189.

September 23 through October 21 – Munchkin Soccer (Fall Session 1) – Thursdays, September 23-October 21, 4:30-5:15pm at James F. Holland Memorial Park, 18 Florida Park Drive. This child-with-parent program teaches toddlers the basic motor skills necessary to play organized sports such as soccer. The program is designed for parents to assist the child during the lessons. For ages 3-5 years. $40/session. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/toddlers. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 25 through October 23 – Munchkin Soccer (Fall Session 2) – Saturdays, September 25-October 23, 10-10:45am at James F. Holland Memorial Park, 18 Florida Park Drive. This child-with-parent program teaches toddlers the basic motor skills necessary to play organized sports such as soccer. The program is designed for parents to assist the child during the lessons. For ages 3-5 years. $40/session. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/toddlers. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 26 – Volleyball Tournament – Sunday, September 26, 8am-4pm at Indian Trails Middle School, 5505 Belle Terre Pkwy. Join The City of Palm Coast for a co-ed 6v6 indoor volleyball tournament. BB + playing level, and above. For ages 18 and older. $150.00 per team. Teams are allowed a maximum of 8 players. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/athletics. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 27 through October 18 – Cooking is Fun! (Fall Session 2) – Mondays, September 27-October 18, 4-5pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Have fun while preparing delicious dishes! Children will be introduced to cooking vocabulary, techniques, tools, utensils, and kitchen safety practices. Due to the risk of cross-contamination, participation by those with food allergies is not advised. For ages 7-11. $40/person. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

September 30 through November 4 – Welcome to Tennis (Fall Session 2) – Thursdays, September 30-November 4, 9:30-10:30am at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. Presented in partnership with AdventHealth. New to tennis? Learn the game in a friendly, fast-paced environment! Each week the Tennis Center’s certified professional coach will teach a 60-minute instructional clinic focusing on the fundamentals. Loaner racquets are available at no additional cost. $60/session. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

Ongoing Weekly Activities:

Mondays – Monday Funday – Mondays, beginning September 27 (no meeting September 6), 10-11am at at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. For too long Mondays have been the most dreaded day of the week. Well, that ends now! This child with parent program will provide an enjoyable and educational environment for your child to explore social, emotional, physical, and cooperative play opportunities through movement, music, interactions, and problem-solving skills while having fun with their peers. For ages 2-5 years. Free, but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/toddlers. More info: 386-986-2323.

Mondays – Sit, Stitch ‘N Give – Mondays (no meeting September 6), 10am-12pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Does life have you tied up in knots? Come unwind, chat, knit, crochet, embroider, and laugh with those who understand your desire to take a long piece of thread and create a work of art. All levels of experience are welcomed. Free but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Mondays – Zumba Gold® Toning – Mondays (no meeting September 6), 4-5pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Zumba Gold® Toning blends the Zumba® party you love, at a slower pace, with a redefining total body workout using toning sticks to shake up those muscles! Tailored for active, older adults and beginners who want to focus on muscles conditioning and light weight activity. $5/class. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

Mondays and Fridays – Morning Blast – Mondays and Fridays, Clinic 1, 9-10am & Clinic 2, 10-11am at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. For players ages 18 and up, enjoy a fun and energetic start to your day that combines tennis drills with point play. $12/clinic. Register at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

Tuesdays – Gentle Yoga – Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Start experiencing the many benefits of yoga through this safe and gentle modified chair version. Yoga work is done either standing or in a chair and includes low-impact stretching and strengthening, as well as breathing routines led by certified instructor Michelle Cotto. For ages 18 and up. $5/class. Registration is recommended at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

Tuesdays – Senior Social Corner – Tuesdays, 12:30-4pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Looking to get out of the house? Come out and make new friends or catch up with old ones! This is a great opportunity to sit, visit, and play games with other seniors. Free but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Tuesdays – Wood Carvers – Tuesdays, 1-4pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. The art of wood carving has a history that spans centuries. At its core, wood carving transforms a piece of wood into a masterfully crafted work of art. This program is open to men and women of all levels and abilities. Please bring your own materials. Free but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Tuesdays – Diabetes Self-Management Education – Tuesdays, 1-3pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Diabetes Self-Management Education classes are facilitated and taught by a Registered Dietitian from The Florida Department of Health. You will first have a one-on-one assessment, which is then followed by three 2-hour long weekly sessions and 1 follow-up session. This program is designed for individuals who have already been diagnosed with Type 1 and 2 Diabetes. Please contact Alana Shawah at 386-313-7263 for assistance with the referral process. For ages 18 and up. Registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

Tuesdays – Beginning Ballet & Tap for Toddlers – Tuesdays, 4:30-5:15pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Begin your little one’s introduction to ballet and tap! Through ballet, dancers will learn proper classroom etiquette, practice large and small motor skills, and begin to develop flexibility, strength, body alignment, and technique. Dancers will also learn the basic steps of tap, which are designed to help a dancer develop rhythm, style, and sound. The class will conclude with a recital. For ages 3-4 years. $160/session. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

Tuesdays – Dance with Me! Ballroom Dance Classes – Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Don’t just sit and watch Dancing with the Stars this year, be part of the action! Instructors Tom and Jo Sanders will teach you the Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Cha Cha, Rumba, and East Coast Swing dance styles. Beginners are welcome and partners are not required. $10/class. Each class needs a minimum of 8 participants. Weekly pre-registration is required in order to guarantee the class each week. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

Tuesdays and Thursdays – Yoga for All – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10am at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Relax and restore through stretching, yoga poses, breathing, and relaxation led by certified instructor Michelle Cotto. All levels are welcome. Please bring your own mat, towel, and water bottle. For ages 18 and up. $5/class. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

Tuesdays and Fridays – Beginner’s Pickleball – Tuesdays and Fridays, 8-10:30am at James F. Holland Park, 18 Florida Park Drive. Did you know pickleball was invented by 3 dads in the backyards of their Bainbridge Island, WA homes? Do you want to learn how to play in a fun and friendly atmosphere? Try out our Beginner’s Pickleball! Free, but pre-registration is required at www.parksandrec.fun/athletics. More info: 386-986-2323.

Tuesdays and Sundays – Doubles Round Robins Tennis – Tuesdays, 6-8pm and Sundays, 9:30-11am at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. In doubles round robin play, each pair of players compete against every other player-it’s a great way to play a variety of games. These events, held twice per week, offer players of all ages and abilities a friendly and welcoming environment to play, practice, and compete. It is a great way to meet new people! $7/day; free for Pass Holders. Register at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

Wednesdays – Double Skills Tennis – Wednesdays, 9:30-11am at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. Grab your friends for 90 minutes of situational drills and games to build your skill set. For ages 18 and up. $17/day. Register at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

Wednesdays – Open Art Studio – Wednesdays, 9am-12pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Need a space to create your next work of art? Stop by the Community Center for some creative time. Please bring your own materials. Free but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Wednesdays – Mah Jongg – Wednesdays, 12:30-4pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Developed in China during the Qing dynasty, Mah Jongg is a rummy-like game played with tiles. Join in on this game of skill, strategy, and calculation, all while making new friends. Free but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Wednesdays – A Day at the Movies – Wednesdays, (no movie September 1), 1pm-3pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Lights, Camera, Action! Stop in for an old classic or a new favorite. Check online or the monthly Senior Social Connection Newsletter for movie titles. Free and no registration required. More info: 386-986-2323 and www.parksandrec.fun/seniors.

Wednesdays – Beginning Ballet & Tap for Kids – Wednesdays, 4:30-5:15pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Begin your little one’s introduction to ballet and tap! Through ballet, dancers will learn proper classroom etiquette, practice large and small motor skills, and begin to develop flexibility, strength, body alignment, and technique. Dancers will also learn the basic steps of tap, which are designed to help a dancer develop rhythm, style, and sound. The class will conclude with a recital. For ages 5-6 years. $160/session. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

Wednesdays – Beginning Hip Hop & Jazz Funk – Wednesdays, 5:15-6:15pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Young dancers, looking for a basic introduction to hip hop and jazz-funk style dance? The class will include hip hop and jazz techniques, choreography, and freestyle improvisation! Dancers will have a blast dancing to age-appropriate music and moves. The class will conclude with a recital. For ages 7-10 years. $160/session. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

Thursdays – Widow/Widower’s Support Group – Thursdays, 11:30am-12:30pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Presented in partnership with Brookdale Senior Living. Have you suffered the loss of your significant other? This is a chance to meet others who have had a similar loss in their life. Free, but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Thursdays – Pinochle – Thursdays, 12:30-4pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Pinochle is a trick-taking card game typically for two to four players and played with a 48-card deck. Derived from the card game bezique, players score points by trick-taking and also by forming combinations of cards into melds. Free, but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Thursdays – Teen Indoor Rowing Class – Thursdays, beginning September 23, 3:30-4:30pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. This class is focused on introducing Palm Coast youth to the sport of rowing and is for anyone that wants to learn and have fun while getting a good workout. For those who are interested, this class may serve as an introductory step to rowing on the Intracoastal Waterway with the Palm Coast Rowing Club in both sweep and sculling boats. All fitness levels are welcome. For ages 13-17 years. $5/class. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/teens. More info: 386-986-2323.

Thursdays – Beginning Ballet – Thursdays, 4:30-5:15pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Dancers will enjoy this interactive class that builds on basic movements learned in the Ballet/Tap combination class but is still appropriate for first-time dancers. This beginning level class is designed to develop an awareness of alignment and basic ballet vocabulary and technique. The class will follow a traditional ballet class format, including basic barre exercises, as well as center work. Your child will have a fun time learning the secrets behind becoming a great ballerina or danseur! The class will conclude with a recital. For ages 6-10 years. $160/session. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

Thursdays – Beginning Tap – Thursdays, 5:15-6pm at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Dancers will enjoy this interactive class that builds on basic movements learned in the Ballet/Tap combination class but is still appropriate for first-time dancers. This beginning level class will concentrate on building confidence through mastering patterns and steps. This fun class is designed to introduce students to tap dance and improve their flexibility, sense of rhythm, and overall coordination. The class will conclude with a recital. For ages 6-10 years. $160/session. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

Fridays – Zumba® Gold – Fridays, 9-10am at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. This class is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. This class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance! Session runs through May 121. $5/class. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Fridays – Singles Round Robin Tennis – Fridays, 6-8pm at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. In singles round robin play, each player plays against every other player – it’s a great way to play a variety of games. These events, held once per week, offer players of all ages and abilities a friendly and welcoming environment to play, practice, and compete. It is a great way to meet new people! For ages 18 and up. $6/day; free for pass holders. Register at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

Saturdays – Junior Golf Clinics – Saturdays, ages 7-11 years at 9-10am and ages 12-16 years at 10-11am at Palm Harbor Golf Club, 20 Palm Harbor Drive. Get out on the course with an instructor to learn the game of golf! Kids will learn basic golf skills in this weekly clinic. Space is limited, so sign up early by calling 386-986-4653 (GOLF). For ages 7-16. $20/class. More info: www.palmharborgolfclub.com (under Meet the Pros tab).

Most activities require registration at www.parksandrec.fun. Palm Coast Parks & Recreation can be reached at 386-986-2323.



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