Westover Recreation Center

267 Bonanza Drive, (910) 433-1088
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 am-9 pm, Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 2-5 pm


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CENTER PROGRAMS

Westover Walking Seniors

Seniors, walk in a safe and comfortable environment. If you’re getting back on your feet after surgery or just wanting to stay in shape, the Westover Recreation Center is open for walkers.
55+; Mon.-Fri.; 8-10 am; Free

Badminton Challenge

This program offers an opportunity for adults to improve their love of the badminton game, learn the art of the game, or just simply looking for a friendly competitive challenge.
18 +; Wed. and Fri.; 10 am-noon; Free

Westover Area Seniors

Westover Area Seniors Group was designed to give senior adults a place to enjoy fellowship, fun, and social interaction. Activities include informational speakers, games, arts and crafts, and leisure activities. To join, contact Ethel Potts at 868-6861.
55+; 3rd Wed. of each month; 10 am

Crochet Class

Come sharpen your crocheting skills or just come and enjoy a hobby with others who love to do the same.
All Ages; Tues.; 1-2:30 pm; Free

Youth Open Gym

Enjoy playing basketball? Then come to open gym and work on your basketball skills while improving your health and developing new friendships with others your age. All participants must have a completed registration form signed by parent/guardian and a participant photo on file.
Grades K-12; Mon.-Thurs.; 3-5 pm; Free

Capoeira Class

Interested in a martial art style that is physical and also fun? Try this Afro-Brazilian martial arts class that will introduce you to a dynamic combat form mixed with music, acrobatics and dance. Classes will focus on the Brazilian culture, language, music and the exotic martial arts of capoeira.
All ages; Mon. and Wed.; 7-8:30 pm; Free

Adult Open Gym

Looking for a friendly pick up game that will keep you energized and in shape? You must provide a photo
identification card with your date of birth.
18+; Tues.; 10 am-1 pm; Sun.; 2:30-4:30 pm; $2/person

Neighborhood Association Meetings

Foxfire Concerned Citizens Association: Last Tues. of each month; 7 pm
New Ponderosa Neighborhood Association: Oct. 23; 7 pm
Summer Hill Community Watch: TBA; 7 pm

Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts

The Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts programs are for boys in first through twelfth grades. Scouts will participate in numerous community service activities and earn scouting awards and badges for their participation. Pack and Troop 573.
Grades 1-12; Fri.; 6-8:30 pm

Swing Dance Class

This class is designed to teach a wide variety of dance styles and techniques to a new age sound. This program offers a night filled with exhilarating and enjoyable dance, giving participants the opportunity to meet new people in a safe and comfortable environment. Everyone is welcome; couples, singles and families.
18+; Thurs.; 6:30-8:30 pm; $20/8 classes

Ru Ru’s Teen Dance Class

This youth dance program is designed to provide proper etiquette, leadership and social skills. These skills are learned through a variety of dance styles. We invite you to come out and join us for a night filled with fun and excitement. This is also a great opportunity for your child to meet new friends in a great environment. Class Motto: We Encourage, Not Discourage!!
17-under yrs; Thurs.; 5:30-6:30 pm; Free

Pami-Kol

Pilipino“street survival” Martial Arts class designed to teach you discipline, physical fitness, build confidence, enhance your awareness and improve your academic focus.
5+; Wed. and Fri.; 6:30-8:30 pm; $40/month

Little Hitters

Want to get your pre-school child involved in sports? This is a beginner T-Ball program for 3 and 4 year olds. Your child will learn the basic rules as well as develop their motor skills and learn about teamwork. Each child will be placed on a team. Teams will practice and play in noncompetitive games against other teams. Parents are strongly encouraged to assist and play taking an active role in their child’s development. Registration runs Jan. 2-March 2; proof of age, three proofs of residency required.
3-4 yrs; Practice and game times are TBD; $20

(B.A.R.T) Be A Responsible Teen

This is an 11-week open communication session that is geared towards teenagers that provides them the opportunity to open up and discuss topics of interest such as assertive communication, substance abuse, peer pressure, healthy relationships and understanding self worth. Parental consent form must be completed.
14-18 yrs; Tues.; 5-7 pm; session begins Sept. 9

Making Proud Choices

Making Proud Choices gives teens the skills, knowledge, and confidence to make healthy decisions. Teens will get the tools they need to clarify their own values; make decisions that will help them avoid becoming infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS; and learn skills to put their decisions into action. Making Proud Choices includes additional training classes on Healthy Relationships and
Communication, Contraception, and STI prevention. Participants will complete a free 4 week training program, that will take place after school and dinner will be provided. At the end of their training, students will graduate to become Peer Educators, providing accurate information to their peers. Contact: Heather Williams, Program Coordinator, 910-729-0971
14-18 yrs; TBA; Free

Zumba Class

The combination of Latin and international music comes together with rhythmic dance steps to produce an effective fitness workout routine.
18+; Mon., Wed. and Thurs.; 9-10 am; $45/month (2-days)

Yvette’s Dance Academy

Yvette’s Dance Academy is a structured dance studio program based out of the recreation centers. The mission of YDA is to offer high quality dance instruction at an affordable price. YDA offers recreation and competitive level dance classes and dance teams. All dancers have the option to participate in two dance recitals a year and tryout for either a recreational dance team or competitive dance team (1 year dance experience required). Placement classes are required in order to take Intermediate and Advanced
Classes.

Competition Technique Class

Class for experienced dancers interested in joining Yvette’s Dance Academy competition team that will focus on intermediate and advanced level jazz and lyrical technique. A tryout is required to participate.
8+; Mon.; 6-7:30 pm; $35/month

Intermediate/Advanced Hip Hop

Dancers will build on beginning level jazz and hip hop and begin to incorporate improve movement and student choreography.
7+; Mon.; 7:30-8:30 pm; $30/month

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