Parks & recreation classes for June |

Parks & recreation classes for June

Astronomy Today

This class is an introduction to astronomy with an emphasis on the historical development and stars and galaxies. Every class will conclude with an observing session with the final class being located at a dark site viewing. Class held 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, June 4-25 at the recreation annex building, and 8-10:30 p.m. June 29. Cost is $30.

Beginner’s Tai Chi

Learn this soft martial arts form that will include warm-ups, exercises and repetitions. Class will be Saturdays at Lampe Park and is ongoing. Cost is $5 per month.


Relax your mind and body; students will leave class like they never have felt before. Class will be held 10-11 a.m. Fridays at the recreation annex building. Cost is $5 per month.

Introduction to Soaring

Learn the basics of soaring including what it takes to fly a glider, as well as the basic aerodynamics and performance of gliders. Class held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 22 at Soaring Nevada, Minden-Tahoe Airport. Cost is $30.

Concealed Weapon Certification

This course will cover the requirements for Nevada State CCW and can be taken by CCW applicants or anyone wanting to learn to shoot handguns. Class will be taught 6-9:30 p.m. June 12 and 14 at the Recreation Annex building and 8-11 a.m. June 15 at Douglas County Shooting Range. Cost is $90 plus an additional $10 insurance fee payable to the instructor. Spouses are half price.

Dog Obedience

Learn to establish good conduct and curb bad habits and help you teach basic commands. Class held 7-8 p.m. June 24-July 17 at the Carson Valley Middle School’s parking lot. Cost is $80.

Pre-registration is required for all classes through the Recreation Department. For more information call the Recreation Division at 782-9828.