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Opportunities at Hall County Parks and Leisure Services, Feb.-Mar.

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River Forks Opens March 1
River Forks Park is a camper's delight on beautiful Lake Lanier! Outdoor lovers enjoy the 40,000 square foot beach, 63 campsites with electric and water hook-ups, a sewer pump-out station, area for group camping and more. This park is a must see for campers of all ages. Reservations may be made up to 30 days in advance.
Rates :
RV Site: $30 ($20 seniors 55+)
Tent Site: $20
Small Pavilion: $50 in county, $75 out of county
Large Pavilion: $100 in county, $125 out of county
Multi-Purpose Bldg: $100 1/2 day, $200 full day

River Forks Park is located at 3500 Keith Bridge Road off Highway 369 in Gainesville.

For more information on reserving and pricing, contact Park Manager Jenny Holland at (770) 531-3952 or jholland@hallcounty.org.

New Opportunities!
Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
American Heart Association
Adult & Child CPR and First Aid Training
Date: Saturday, March 2
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Ages: 16+
Cost: $50

A minimum registration number is required by the registration deadline of February 22 or this class may be cancelled. Space is limited.

North GA Elite Spring Break Basketball Camp
Dates: April 1 - April 5
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grades: K - 5 (boys and girls)
Cost: Please visit www.northgaelite.com for details and to register.

Minimum and maximum registration numbers apply for this camp. Participants are encouraged to register early.
Dance Classes
Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
PreBallet for 2-3 year olds
Date: Tuesdays, February 26 - May 14
(No class on April 2)
Time: 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $130 for 11 classes

Tap-Ballet for 4-6 year olds
Date: Mondays, February 25 - May 13
(No class on April 1)
Time: 5:30 - 6:15 p.m.
Cost: $130 for 11 classes

Hip Hop for 7-12 year olds
Date: Mondays, February 25 - May 13
(No class on April 1)
Time: 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.
Cost: $130 for 11 classes

East Hall Community Center (678-450-1540)
Tap-Ballet for 3-5 year olds
Date: Tuesdays, February 26 - May 14
(No class on April 2)
Time: 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Cost: $130 for 11 classes

Dance classes are taught by Creative Movement and Dance. Register online at www.creativemovementanddance.com or call 706-684-0155.

Exercise Classes
East Hall Community Center (678-450-1540)
Baton Lessons for ages 4 and up
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.
Cost: $40 for 4 classes

Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
Zumba for ages 16 and up
Date: Ongoing monthly class
Time: 4:20 - 5:20 p.m.
Cost: $20/4 classes or $40/8 classes
$6/walk-ins
Instructor: Melissa Grove

Class minimums must be met five days prior to the start date or class may be subject to cancellation.


Special Interest Classes
Special Swimmers Water Aerobics Class
Space Still Available!
Hall County Parks and Leisure is partnering with Gainesville Parks and Recreation to offer this exciting new class for our special needs population! Parents and siblings are welcome to register too & join the fun. Class will consist of 45 minutes of water aerobics and 15 minutes of free time!
Days: Mondays
Dates: Feb 4, 11, 25 and March 4
Time: 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.
Cost: $16 per person/4 classes
Location: Frances Meadows Aquatic Center (1545 Community Way NE, Gainesville 30501)

Register at Mulberry Creek Community Center. Pool depth for the class will be a minimum of 3.5 feet deep. Please call either 770-965-7140 or 678-989-3380 for more information.

Field of Dreams Spring Baseball/Kickball Season
Dates: Tuesdays, March 26 - May 7
(will not meet on April 2)
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $5 per player
Location: Field of Dreams at Alberta Banks Park
Call 770-965-7140 for more information.

East Hall Community Center (678-450-1540)
Martial Arts Class
Days: Mondays and Thursdays
Cost: Please call for pricing and class times.

Kindermusik
Days: Mondays
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $70 (includes digital home materials)
Contact Sherry Potters at 678-939-7986 to register.

Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
Square Dance Class
Date: Mondays
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Please call for information
Ages: 12 and up, if accompanied by an adult
Register online at www.lakeshoresquares.com.
For more information, call 404-808-8689, 678-956-0287 or email mcclureac@charter.net.

Karate Class
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Date: Starts the first Tuesday of each month
Time: 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. (5 year olds and up) OR
6:30 - 7:15 p.m. (5 years old and up)
Cost: $45/month
Uniforms may be purchased at class for $40.
Instructor: Matt Pattillo
Call 678-469-6320 or visit www.southernjdk.com to register. May also register at Mulberry if paying by cash or check.

Piano and Voice Lessons
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Date: Starts the first Tuesday and Thursday of each month Time: Flexible
Ages: 6 and up
Cost: $80 per month
Instructor: Sherry Potters
Call 678-939-7986 for details.

Class minimums must be met five days prior to the start date or class may be subject to cancellation.
Active Generation Classes and Events
North Hall Community Center (770-535-8280)
Technology Tutoring
Best Buy of Gainesville will be on site to answer your technology questions. This months topics include Digital Cameras and Tablets. Bring your lunch, laptop, and questions!
Date: Tuesday, February 19
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Free (bring a lunch)
Registration: Call 770-535-8280
Class minimum must be met 5 days prior to class start date or class is subject to cancellation.

Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
Active Generation Trip to Titanic Exhibit
Date: Tuesday, March 19
Time: Departs from Mulberry at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $22 + lunch
Please call 770-965-7140 for additional information.

Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program
Hall County Parks and Leisure is proud to partner with the nation's leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults (65+).

SilverSneakers® Muscular Strength & Range of Movement Class (with Yoga Stretch)
Days: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (M)
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (M, W, F)
Cost: FREE to SilverSneakers members
$3 per class for non-members
®SilverSneakers is a registered mark of Healthways, Inc.
Class space is limited, so we recommend arriving early.

Cards
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $1 per person

Tai Chi
Days: Thursdays
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $1 per person

Registration Information:
Class minimums must be met five days prior to start date or class may be subject to cancellation. Due to limited space, participants are encouraged to register early. No refunds will be given following the start of a class without a written medical excuse from a licensed physician.

For a complete listing of our parks, addresses, and amenities, please visit www.hallcounty.org/parks.


Link: Hall Co. Parks & Leisure Services
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