Paradise Recreation Center hosts classes for boys and girls of all ages in the arts, sports and fitness beginning the week of April 15 continuing through May 24. All classes take place at the center located at 4775 McLeod Drive, near Tropicana Avenue.
Children ages 3 to 17 can participate in classes specific to their interests, whether it’s basketball skills, gymnastics, tennis or modeling. Cost is $18-26. Classes include ballet for ages 4 to 8, gymnastics for ages 4 to 14, mommy and me gymnastics for ages 2 and 3 and hip hop dance for ages 7 to 14. Dance classes cost from $18 to $37 for session. The center also offers private piano and violin lessons for ages 7 and older. Cost is $84.
Aikido, Kung Fu and Tae Kwon Do also are offered for various ages ranging from 5 and older for Tae Kwon Do, 13 and older for Aikido and 18 and older for Kung Fu. Cost varies from $26 to $37, depending on the class.
Those ages 14 and older can keep up their fitness with yoga and zumba classes for $26 to $37 per session.
Seniors ages 50 and older and play pickle ball or participate in exercise classes specific to their needs. Aside from fitness, seniors also can participate in self-defense classes or have some fun with Wii Bowling, ping pong, sewing, line dancing, beginning and advanced hula, tai chi or Scrabble. Senior classes are free or have a minimum $5 monthly charge, depending on the activity.
Preschool and early childhood classes also are available at the recreation center for ages 3 to 5. Tiny Tot Sports for ages 3 to 4 takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays, ages 4 to 5 can participate from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. and 11 to 11:45 a.m. Cost is $26. Preschool Prep has two sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $106. Kindergarten Prep is held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $155.
For additional information on any of the above classes, or to register, visit the Web site at www.clarkcountynv.gov/parks or call (702) 455-7513. Clark County Parks and Recreation also can be found on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook by visiting.
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 12th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2 million citizens and 42 million visitors a year. Included are the nation’s 8th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The county also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to almost 900,000 residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.