Cliffdale Recreation Center

6404 Cliffdale Road, (910) 433-1127
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 1-9 pm, Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 2-5 pm



ALL Star Tumbling

This class is designed to develop your child physical and social abilities through the body movement and group participation. They will learn basic tumbling skills with instruction on balance, rolls, flexibility, body position, cartwheels, bridge work, handstands, back-bends, and walkovers. 
2-3 yrs; Tues., Wed. and Thurs.; 4-4:30 pm; $20/month
4-5 yrs; Tues., Wed. and Thurs.; 4:30-5:15 pm; $30/month
6-8 yrs; Tues. and Thurs.; 5:15-6 pm; $30/month
7-9 yrs; Thurs.; 6-6:45 pm; $30/month 
10-15 yrs; Thurs.; 6:45-7:45 pm; $30/month

Belly Dancing

Start off on the right foot! Let our instructor guide you through the fundamental movements, combinations and music appreciation in the Beginners class. Those comfortable with the basics can explore a variety of choreographic in the Intermediate class while improving retention coordination and technique. Experience the camaraderie of troupe dancing in the Advance class where emphasis is placed on performance skills and the dynamic elements of group dances.
13+; Thurs.; Intermediate 6-7 pm; Beginners 7-8 pm; Advanced 8-9 pm; $30/month

Cardio Beat

Sweat, sculpt, and rock with the world's first cardio jam session inspired by the energizing, infectious, sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Pre-registration is required. Yoga mat is recommended. ID is required for Ripstix. 
12+; Mon.; 7 pm; $35/month

Chef Tammy's Teaching Table

This class will help unleash your child's inner chef with simple and delicious recipes they can manage to complete with a little bit of effort and a whole lot of fun. So, if they display a passion for cooking and enjoy helping in the kitchen, these "hands on" cooking classes are designed especially for them.
7-9 yrs; 1st and 2nd Wed.; 5-7 pm; $30/month
10-12 yrs; 3rd and 4th Wed.; 5-7 pm; $30/month

Cliffdale Cheer Camp

This class will help beginners and experienced cheerleaders to learn all essential skills to lead the crowd, learn cheer, proper hand and body movements as well as jumping and tumbling techniques. They will also learn important life skills of team building. 
3-8 yrs; Mon.; 6-7 pm; $30/month
9-17 yrs; Mon.; 7-8 pm; $30/Month

Cliffdale Senior Club

Come and celebrate birthdays once a month. Bring a potluck dish and socialize with new friends.
55+; 4th Thurs.; 11:15 am; Free

Creative Hands Juice and Paint

Painting is much more than a simple activity. It is a way for your child to express themselves in their own special way. Painting aids children acquire hand-eye coordination, an important skill in their age. This is developed while they learn to paint the parts that they see; making sure their hand movement is at par with their vision.
1-4 yrs; Sat.; 10-11 am; $30/month

Creative Hands Paint with Me

Want to learn drawing and painting techniques? Learn to draw volume and perspective. Painting with acrylic on frame; techniques with pastels, still life subjects, landscape, human figure and for smaller painting techniques with hands, brushes, mops, sponges and many ideas for fun while painting. Painting also helps children use their senses, express emotion, explore process and outcomes of color.
5-12 yrs; Mon.; 6-8 pm; $30/month

Key to Success, Reading Enhancement Program

Reading is a noun that means: The activity of knowledge and pleasure from written or printed material. Parents and community, let's work together to help our teachers to help our children succeed. Students can receive assistance in math and/or reading. 
All ages; Sun.; 2-4 pm; Free

Making Proud Choices

Making Proud Choices is a free multi-session teen health program focused on training youth ages 14-19 as Peer Health Educators. Peer Health Educators learn how to think and act responsibly around their health and well-being. It allows them to build their health advocacy skills related to healthy relationships and communication, as well as abstinence and teen pregnancy prevention. The goal is to empower young people to think critically about their impact as young leaders, allowing them to earn valuable community leadership experience. Dinner is provided during each class meeting. Parents and guardians must complete an application for their teen to participate in the program. For more information contact (910) 729-0971.

The Health Improvement Project, or HIP, is a free 4 session HIV-prevention program for teens ages 14-19 that provides medically-accurate health information related to setting healthy personal boundaries, resisting peer pressure, and interpersonal communication, as well as STD prevention and abstinence. Once teens have completed the program, they become Peer Health Educators, which looks great on a college application or resume! *This program is a continuation of the Making Proud Choices program, but no pre-requisite classes are required to participate.

Dinner is provided during each class meeting. Parents and guardians must complete an application for their teen to participate in the program. For more information contact (910) 729-0971.
14-19 yrs; Tues.; Feb. 18-March 11; Free

Pulse ZT

Pulse Zone Training (ZT) is a 45 min High Intensity Interval Training circuit small group personal training program for individuals who prefer the extra motivation and accountability of working in a group setting. Workouts are designed to build lean muscle and burn body fat. These workouts are structured and designed like a personal training program giving all of the same advantages of proper training. Classes taught by Certified Personal Trainer & Corrective Exercise Specialist. Yoga mat, towel and water is required.
13+; Mon. and Fri.; 6-7 pm; $45/month

Senior Aerobics

Meet new friends, socialize, have fun and get fit. Join this group of active seniors and work out to a low impact aerobics routine designed specifically for seniors.
55+; Tues., Wed. and Thurs.; 10:15-11:15 am; Free

Senior Chair Aerobics

This is a unique program for seniors and individuals who have trouble standing on their own or have difficulty balancing. Chair aerobics is a gentle way to participate in exercise to improve strength training, muscle and bone strength, balance, flexibility and circulation.
55+; Tues., Wed. and Thurs.; 11:15 am-12:15 pm; Free

Senior Geek Squad

Partnering with the library we are able to provide a technology class for our seniors. They will go over typical issues that affect seniors. Grouped in with this class they will also be providing a genealogy course to show different ways you can trace your ancestry.
55+; 2nd Thurs.; 10:30-11:30 am; Free

Senior Line Dancing

All you have to do is jump in line and follow along. Seniors, if you’re looking for fun and a way to burn some energy, or just want to get involved, the line dancing class is just what you need to keep the body moving.
55+; Tues.; 11:15 am-12:15 pm; Free
55+; Wed.; Beginners 11:15 am-12:15 pm; Free

Uplifting Society

Uplifting Society, Inc. is a group of community leaders committed to breaking the generational cycles of poverty in Fayetteville, NC through life skills training, college preparation, and financial education. The vision is to ensure the personal growth and development of all our youth through classroom instructions, practical exercise and encouragement to include recognition of achievements and positive contribution to community and society.
10-19 yrs; 1st, 2nd and 4th Mon.; 6:30-7:30 pm; Free

Whitted Sport Taekwondo

The purpose of the Sport Taekwondo program is to enable Taekwondo athletes to achieve sustained competitive excellence and to grow and promote the sport of Taekwondo. Taekwondo is far more than a system concerned with physical prowess, for it is also an art directed toward the moral development of its’ students. Taekwondo builds mental and physical fitness, self confidence and self esteem. Taekwondo is an official Olympic sport. 
5+; Tues.; 6:30-7:30 pm and Thurs.: 6:45-7:45 pm; Sat.; 1-2 pm; $50/month; special discount rate for additional family members

Whitted Traditional Taekwondo

Taekwondo is Korean martial arts often called Korean Karate. Hapkido / Ho Sin Sool – Self Defense is the study on how to use an attacker’s strength and weapons against him or her. The practitioner learns when, how and where to attack an assailant using “pressure points” (areas of the body that when pressed or struck can cause intense pain), grappling and joint locking techniques and throws.
4+; Thurs.; 6-6:45 pm; $25/month

Youth Open Gym

Youth can enjoy a pickup game or just shoot around for fun. Free play permission form must be completed by a parent/guardian and remain on file. A photo of each participant will be acquired by staff for identification purposes.
17 under yrs; Mon.-Thurs.; 3-5 pm; Sat.; 10 am-noon*; Sun.; 2-4 pm; Free
*There will be no open gym on Sat. during the months of Jan.-March due to athletic games.


Zumba is a Latin style aerobics class that is exhilarating, effective, easy to follow, Latin-inspired, calorie burning dance fitness party that is moving millions of people to lose weight fast while having fun. This group occasionally has glow parties.
18+; Tues. and Wed.; 7:30-8:30 pm; $35/month


Cliffdale Future Leaders

This mentoring program strives to promote positive self-image, proper conduct, and hard work in young adults. The teenage years are an important time to empower teenagers to follow their dreams. Young men and women will learn basic life skills, listen to college ambassador’s speak on opportunities at local colleges, hear about City of Fayetteville employment opportunities, and much more.
12-17 yrs; Sat., March 21; 10 am-noon; Free

Cliffdale, EE Miller and Lake Rim Eggs-Travaganza

Come on out for an egg-tastic time with your friends at Cliffdale, EE Miller and Lake Rim Recreation Centers! There will be games, food vendors, a bounce house, crafts, music and more! Don’t forget to bring your basket for the egg hunt. This event will be hosted at Cliffdale Recreation Center (6404 Cliffdale Road) and is absolutely free!
12-under yrs; Sat., April 11; 10 am-2 pm; Free
Egg hunt times are as follows:
4-under yrs: 11 am
5-8 yrs: 11:45 am
9-12 yrs: 12:30 pm

3rd Annual Mother/Son Friday Night Fever!

Our Mother/Son dance is a special event that shapes the special bond of a mother and son relationship. This is also a time for a son to celebrate Mother’s Day. This will be a fun time to enjoy quality time and dancing. There will be refreshments and a DJ. Young men may also be accompanied by an older sister, aunt, grandmother or any mother figure that is important or has influenced their life. Attire will be Sunday best. Space is limited be sure to buy your ticket early. Tickets will be on sale April 6-May 7.
All ages; Fri., May 8; 6:30-8:30 pm; $15/couple; each additional son will be $5

4th Annual Father/Daughter Friday Dance

Our Father/Daughter dance is a special event that shapes the special bond of a father and daughter relationship. This is also a time for a daughter to celebrate Father’s Day. This will be a fun time to enjoy quality time and dancing. There will be refreshments and a DJ. Young ladies may also be accompanied by an older brother, uncle, grandfather or any father figure that is important or has influenced their life. Attire will be Sunday best. Space is limited be sure to buy your ticket early. Tickets will be on sale May 18-June 18.
All ages; Fri., June 19; 6:30-8:30 pm; $15/couple; each additional daughter will be $5

2nd Annual Basketball Skills Clinic

This skills clinic is designed to help youth showcase their talents on the basketball court. There will be multiple skills competitions to allow players to compete. Lace up your sneakers and come ready to play.
7-17 yrs; Fri., June 26; 6:30-8:30 pm; Free

Wet & Wild Field Day

Need to cool off from the hot summer heat? Come enjoy water games, water relays, and water competitions at Wet & Wild Field Day. We will have everything here for you to enjoy a fun summer day. All activities will be held on the grass football field. Be sure to wear a bathing suit and shoes.
5-12 yrs; Sat., July 18; 10-11:30 am; Free

Cliffdale, EE Miller and Lake Rim Back to School Bash

Bring your family and friends and let’s get ready to kick off the new school year with a block party! Come and spend the afternoon enjoying local entertainment, food, bounce houses, and more! Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs for this outdoor event at EE Miller Recreation Center (1347 Rim Road).
All Ages; Sat., Aug. 1; 11 am-3 pm; Free

3rd Annual Back 2 School FREE Supplies Shopping Spree

Cliffdale Recreation Center has partnered with We're on A Mission (W.A.M.) and will be taking donations for school supplies (pencils, papers, notebooks, erasers, backpacks, crayons, glue, pens, rulers, etc.) to give to those in need. Donations may be dropped off at Cliffdale Recreation Center. Come out and join us for food and games and other festivities. You must send your name and number to to be placed on the list.
5-16 yrs; Sat., Aug. 15; 10 am-noon; Free