Parks & Recreation March Classes |

Parks & Recreation March Classes

Mommy and Me Dance Class

This introductory dance class for children ages 1-2 will teach the basic movement and skills with mommy’s help. Class held 9:30 to 10 a.m. Thursdays, March 1-22 at the Dance Workshop. Cost is $30.

Baby Tunes

This introductory dance class for children ages 2-3 will include ballet, tap and creative movement. Class held 5-5:30 p.m. Mondays, March 5-26 or 9;30-10 a.m. Tuesdays, March 6-27 at the Dance Workshop. Cost is $30.

Mommy and Me Fitness

This class for children ages 2-4 is a blend of fitness exercises, gymnastics, tumble and fun. Class held 1-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 6-27 at the West Coast Martial Arts. Cost is $49.

Lil Ninjas

Ages 4 to 9 will learn in a disciplined but fun environment the martial arts, performing arts, gymnastics, grappling and self defense. Class will be 3:45-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays or Fridays. Introductory cost is $49 per month.

Flips and Trix Ages 6 to 17 will focus of proper form, floor skills, trampoline, flips, tricks, strength and coordination. Class will be 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Introductory cost is $49 per month.

Historical Fencing

In this class for ages 13 and up students will learn the basic techniques of renaissance swordsmanship. Class will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays at Jacks Valley Elementary School. Cost varies per month.

Worm Bin

Learn how to start a composting worm bin. Class held 10-11:30 a.m. March 29 at the recreation annex building. Cost is $30.

Dog Obedience

Learn to establish good conduct and curb bad habits and help you teach basic commands. Class held 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, March 7-April 25 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds building. Cost is $80.

Ballroom Dancing

This is a chance to learn and practice the fundamentals of many popular dances. Class will be 7:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays, March 9-30. Cost is $80 per couple or $45 for single.

Concealed Weapon

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 6-9:30 p.m. March 7 and 9 at the Recreation Annex building, and 8-11 a.m. March 10 at Douglas County Shooting Range. Cost is $90 plus an additional $10 insurance fee payable to the instructor. Spouses are half price.

Digi Crop

Preserve your photos and learn to make hard and soft covered books, card, invitations and more. Class held 7-8:30 p.m. March 3 or 17 at the recreation annex building. Cost is $15 per class.

Conversational Spanish

This is designed to assist students in continuing to attain practical conversations skills in Spanish for travel and everyday uses. Class held 7:15-8:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 13-May 3 at the recreation annex building. Cost is $100.

Occupational Spanish for

Medical Professionals

This basic course is designed to build oral communication skills in Spanish for those associated with a medical office. Doctors, dentists, nurses and professionals in the medical field will find this course helpful, especially for patient interaction. Classes are 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays, March 14-May 2 at the recreation annex building, 1327 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville. Cost is $100.


Take the challenge of learning photographic tricks with your camera, this hands on class is designed to help you understand the photographic process the fun way. Class held 7-9 p.m. Mondays, March 5-19 at the recreation annex building. Cost is $35.

Take Charge of your Digital Camera

Take the mystery out of your digital camera and take full advantage of what your camera can do beyond point-and-shoot. Class held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 24, and 7-9 p.m. March 30 at the recreation annex building. Cost is $35.

Scrap Booking – All Day Crop

Enjoy a day to work on your scrap booking projects. Instructor Jackie Gordon will share ideas, and have tools available for use. Class will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 10 at the Senior Center. Cost is $10 which includes a snack and water.

Beginner’s Tai Chi

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


Relax your mind and body with this Sivanada style yoga class. Class will be 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the recreation annex building. Cost is $40 per month.

Pre-registration is required for all classes. For more information on Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department’s classes call the Recreation Division at 782-9828.