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

Champions in Motion (Cheer)

This class teaches the basic requirements for middle school cheerleading tryouts. Operated by Champions In Motion. Classes are paid monthly. For more information call 910-769-3408, or
4-14 yrs; Mon.; 5:45-8:45 pm; $32/month (if the month has 5 weeks, it will be $40)

Champions in Motion (Karate)

This class not only teaches self-defense but self-discipline as well. Operated by Champions In Motion, it also promotes physical exercise and coordination. Classes are paid monthly. For more information call 910-769-3408, or
4-14 yrs; Fri.; 6-8:30 pm; $32/month (if the month has 5 weeks, it will be $40)

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 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; 1st and 3rd Mon.; 1:30-2:30 pm; $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, brushes, 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; 2nd and 4th Mon.; 6-8 pm; $30/month

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


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.; 6:30 pm; $35/month or $10/class

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; 2nd and 4th Mon.; 6:30-7:30 pm; Free

Whitted Taekwondo

Children, adults, and seniors can build confidence and self-esteem in this officially sanctioned club of USA Taekwondo and affiliate of the US Olympic Committee. Students will learn the five tenets of taekwondo; integrity, courtesy, self-esteem, perseverance, and indomitable spirit.
5+; Tues. and Thurs.; 6:30-8:30 pm; Sat.; 1-3 pm; $50/month; special discount rate for additional family members.

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 Saturdays 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


Free-Throw Shot Clinic

Free throw shooting is the only skill that the offensive player controls entirety. There is no movement to counteract, there is no reaction to the defense, and there is no adjustment for range. Foul shooting is the same skill over and over and over and over again. Learn how to develop the perfect foul shot from a National Champion.
7-17 yrs; Fri., Jan. 10; 6:30-8:30 pm; Free