Parks & Recreation Program Guide

Welcome to our program guide. Click on a program name for more details. Click on the "Register Here" link, where available, to register for the selected program.
 

Afterschool

Thu 12/01/22 to Fri 12/30/22  After School Kids Club- Southern Oaks (December)
Event ID: 4981
OKC Parks afterschool program provides a safe environment for your child to be presented with opportunities for fun, socializing, and learning.  Whether it be fun sports and games, stimulating arts and crafts on enriching learning opportunities OKC Parks Afterschool is the place the be! We have programs for both elementary and middle school ages. 
 
Afterschool Kids Club at Southern Oaks will follow the OKCPS Schedule, ASKC will not meet during: school breaks, in-service days, city holidays, or snow days.
 
For more information please email or call Temesgen.hands@okc.gov or 405-297-1449
 
Day, Date: Mon-Fri, Dec 1  10-Dec 30 Time: 3:00pm-6:00pm Location: Southern Oaks Recreation Center
 
Ages: Elementary and Middle School (Grades 1st-8th)
Cost: $10/month
 
Register Here!
 

Athletics & Leagues

Wed 03/15/23 to Thu 03/23/23  Youth Pickleball Camp
Event ID: 50266
It is the fastest growing sport in the country, and now your kids can play it too! All equipment will be provided, all the players must do is show up and get to the great Pickleball action! Players will learn the rules of the game, learn positions on the court, have fun with some skills and drills, and then wrap it up with some friendly competition between the participants. So, get ready and have some fun on the court and play some PICKLEBALL!
 
Date: Wed, 3/15 Time: 9am-12pm Location: Woodson Gym
Date: Thurs, 3/16 Time: 9am-12pm Location: Woodson Gym
 
Registration Deadline: March 8th, 2023
 
Ages: 11-14
Cost: $20
Register Here!
 

Camps

Mon 12/19/22 to Thu 12/22/22  OKC Parks Day Camp Winter 2022 Session 1
Event ID: 46815
School’s Out for Winter Break! If you are looking for a fun and exciting camp for those days out of school, then OKC Parks has the place for you. Designed for children ages 6-11 OKC Parks Day Camp will allow campers to make new friends, play fun and exciting new games, swim, do various crafts and visit exciting places around OKC on field trips. (Extended Care available for $25/week 7am-7:45am; 5:15pm-6:00pm)
Multiple Child Discount: $5 off for each additional child after the 1st
(Example first child $110. $105 each for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc.)
 
Date: Mon - Thurs, Dec 19-22 Time: 8:00am-5:00pm Location: Foster Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-11
Cost: $110
Register Here!
 
Mon 12/19/22 to Fri 12/30/22  Southern Oaks Kidz Rock Rec: Winter Break 2022
Event ID: 43921
Need help with the kids while they're out of school? OKC Parks has the solution! Our Kidz Rock Recreation Program provides an assortment of activities that promote community involvement in recreation, cultural, health, and family life activities while also providing the necessary childcare that parents need during the school break. Daily snacks are included and lunch is available from the food bank, participants are also invited to bring their own lunch for this all day program. 
 
 
Mon - Fri, Dec 19  - Dec 30
 
9am - 5:30pm Location: Southern Oaks Recreation Center
 
Age: 6-15
Cost: $10/child
Register Here!
 
Tue 12/27/22 to Fri 12/30/22  OKC Parks Day Camp Winter 2022 Session 2
Event ID: 46816
School’s Out for Winter Break! If you are looking for a fun and exciting camp for those days out of school, then OKC Parks has the place for you. Designed for children ages 6-11 OKC Parks Day Camp will allow campers to make new friends, play fun and exciting new games, swim, do various crafts and visit exciting places around OKC on field trips. (Extended Care available for $25/week 7am-7:45am; 5:15pm-6:00pm)
Multiple Child Discount: $5 off for each additional child after the 1st
(Example first child $110. $105 each for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc.)
 
Date: Tues - Fri, Dec 27-30 Time: 8:00am-5:00pm Location: Foster Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-11
Cost: $110
Register Here!
 

Creative Arts

Thu 09/01/22 to Thu 12/22/22  Holiday Craft Making (Labor Day, Indigenous people Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day) 
Event ID: 47716
Each month will have a different craft based on that month's Holidays!
 
Date: Wednesday's  September- December Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Location: Southern Oaks Recreation
 
Ages: 6 - 17 yr
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Thu 12/01/22 to Thu 12/29/22  Advanced Watercolor
Event ID: 46389
Participants in Advance Watercolor Painting will learn to select the appropriate content, format, and materials to meet the objectives of an audience or client. Participants will apply concepts such as color theory and light and shadow to create works that convey a sense of atmosphere, mood, or drama. The supply list we be available the first day of class.
 
Date: Thurs, December 1-29 Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Thu 12/01/22 to Thu 12/29/22  Art - All Media- Thursday-Dec
Event ID: 45993
Join this painting class while the instructor offers suggestions and tips to enhance your paintings. You will be able to paint in any medium. Each student paints individual work from personally selected subjects. Beginners are welcome.
 
Thu, Dec 1 - 29  9:00am - 12:00pm Location:  Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site
 
Thu 12/01/22 to Thu 12/29/22  Open Studio
Event ID: 46412
Open Studio is for participants to work on a variety arts and crafts projects they may have. And will give them opportunity to share space and ideas with another artist.
 
Date: Mon & Thurs, December 1-29 Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Fri 12/02/22 to Fri 12/30/22  Art WorkShop
Event ID: 50401

Painting class while the instructor offers suggestions and tips to enhance your paintings. Each student paints individual work from personally selected subjects. All level painters are welcome.

 
Date: Wed & Fri, December 2-30 Time: 12:30pm-2:30pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: $10 a month
Register on site!
 
Mon 12/05/22 to Mon 12/26/22  Yarn Club
Event ID: 46431
Do you like to knit or crochet? Maybe you don’t how but always wanted to learn, well this class is for you! For the advance bring your supplies and projects to work on. And for the beginners there will be an instructor available to help guide you. Supply list available upon request.
 
Date: Mon, September 5-26 Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Tue 12/06/22 to Tue 12/27/22  Art - All Media - Tuesday- Dec
Event ID: 45973
 
Join this painting class while the instructor offers suggestions and tips to enhance your paintings. You will be able to paint in any medium. Each student paints individual work from personally selected subjects. Beginners are welcome.
 
Tue, Dec 6 - 27 9:00am - 12:00pm Location:  Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site
 
Tue 12/06/22 to Tue 12/27/22  Woodcarving Delight
Event ID: 46545
Create your own masterpiece by carving wood with the OKC Woodcarving group at the Will Rogers Senior Center. Students will learn the basics of scraping, sanding, assembly, and finishing. Students can make the perfect gift for family and friends. A supply list will be available the first day of class.
 
Date: Tues, December 6-27 Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Wed 12/07/22 to Wed 12/28/22  Art - All Media - Wednesday-Dec
Event ID: 45990
Join this painting class while the instructor offers suggestions and tips to enhance your paintings. You will be able to paint in any medium. Each student paints individual work from personally selected subjects. Beginners are welcome.
 
Wed,  Dec 7 - 28  9:00am - 12:00pm Location:  Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site
 
Wed 12/07/22 to Wed 12/28/22  Tatting
Event ID: 46423
his class is a technique for handcrafting a particularly durable lace from a series of knots and loops. Tatting can be used to make lace edging as well as dollies, collars, and accessories such as earrings, necklaces, rings, bracelets, and other decorative pieces. See instructor for supply list
 
Date: Wed, December 7-28 Time: 9:00am-11:00am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Tue 01/17/23 to Tue 04/18/23  Homeschool Art (Tuesday)
Event ID: 50220
Homeschoolers! You are invited to spend every Tuesday of our 16-week session participating in our Art, Drama, and PE classes! The kids have a terrific time with our classes as well as the outlet for their creativity, not to mention making new friends. Wear comfy clothes and tennis shoes. We are also an approved EPIC vendor. We also take all types of curricula. 
 
Date: Tuesdays, Jan. 17th-Apr. 11th Time: 9am-10:15am Location: NW Optimist
Lead Artist: Sarah Nilson
Ages: 6-17 yrs
Cost: $75 full session
Register Here!
 
Tue 01/17/23 to Tue 04/18/23  Homeschool x3 Art, Theatre, Dance/PE (Tuesday)
Event ID: 50218
Homeschoolers! Spend your Tuesday’s participating in Art, Drama, and P.E. or Dance classes! Kids will have a blast finding their creative outlet and making new friends all while polishing their fine arts skills. Wear comfy clothes and tennis shoes and be ready to move! Drama participants will perform in a play at the end of the semester. We are also an approved EPIC vendor, and we take all types of curricula. When you enroll in our X3 program you save $75 on the price of signing up for all three classes separately. 
Show Title: The Wizard of Oz
Date: Tuesdays, Jan. 17th-Apr. 18th Show Date: April 18th, 2023 Time: 9am-2pm Location: NW Optimist Performing Arts Center
Art: Rebekah Garrett          Theatre: Elaina Price            PE: Zack Garrett            Dance: Rebekah Garrett
Ages: 6-17 yrs
Cost: $150 full session
Register Here!
 
Thu 01/19/23 to Thu 04/20/23  Homeschool Art (Thursday)
Event ID: 50234
Homeschoolers! You are invited to spend every Thursday of our 16-week session participating in our Art. The kids have a terrific time with our classes as well as the outlet for their creativity, not to mention making new friends. Wear comfy clothes that you don't mind getting artistically challenged, another words paint on it! We are also an approved EPIC vendor. We also take all types of curricula. 
 
Date: Thursdays, Jan. 19th-Apr. 13th Time: 9am-10:15am Location: NW Optimist
Lead Artist: Rebekah Wallace Garrett
Ages: 6-17 yrs
Cost: $75 full session
Register Here!
 
Thu 01/19/23 to Thu 04/20/23  Through The Eyes Of The Beholder Photography (Thursday)
Event ID: 50286
Learn the basic elements of photography. In this class we will explore the basics of composition, lighting techniques, and how to get the most out of a camera. We will look at photos and photographers that inspire us and create photos to share with others. No camera is required for this class, but if you have one you want to bring, that is highly encouraged. 
 
Date: Thurs, Jan. 19th-Apr.20 Time: 2pm-3pm Location: NW Optimist
Lead Artist: Zack Garrett
Ages: 11-18 yrs
Cost: $80 full session
Register Here!
 
Sat 01/21/23 to Sat 04/15/23  Creative Dramatics
Event ID: 50124
Your little ones are going to be thrilled to be able to act out all the characters in many of their beloved fairy tales and nursery rhymes. This class helps to teach little ones how to follow directions and to express themselves through movement and imagination. It also teaches social skills to our participants to socialize with other kids and learn how to take turns, share, and use kind words, all while having fun and building their self-confidence.
Lead Artist: Elaine Starkey & Zoe Schneider
 
Date: Saturdays, Jan 21, 2023-Apr 15, 2023 Time: 9:45am-10:30am Location: Northwest Optimist
     
 
Ages: 3-5
Cost: $25 per month
Register Here!
 
Sat 01/21/23 to Sat 04/15/23  Drumming Exercises
Event ID: 50217
Explore Various Beats, rhythms and get your heart rate up while you stretch and drum on large fun stability balls while remaining seated. This program is perfect for those that want to channel their inner drummer! From gentle stretches to easy-to-follow movements and rhythms. This bases class makes exercise fun and accessible for all! 
 
Date: Saturdays, Jan. 21st-Apr. 15th  Time: 2pm-3pm Location: NW Optimist
 
Ages: 12+
Cost: $20 per month
Register Here!
 
Sat 01/21/23 to Sat 04/15/23  Medtative Doodling
Event ID: 50216
If you would like to de-stress with art, come join our class. No prior experience necessary. This class is based on the process of your doodling, when relaxation happens (and it will!) creative juices flow and who knows what will come of it! The supplies will be provided, and this doesn’t take a lot of time. It’s a simple class with a simple goal: create and relax! 
 
Date: Saturdays, Jan. 21st-Apr. 15th Time: 10am-11am Location: NW Optimist
Lead Artists: Elaine Starkey & Zoe Schneider
Ages: 11+
Cost: $20 per month
Register Here!
 
Fri 01/27/23 to Sun 01/29/23  Creative Studio (Teen Film Workshop)
Event ID: 50240
Want to try your hand at directing and writing for film? Bring an original script or idea for choreography, or another creative piece you want to capture on film, and we will put it on the stage! Learn to run auditions, cast your piece, lead rehearsals, and direct your work for the screen! Get some extra performance experience by starring in someone else's creative work. This workshop will give you a glimpse into the world of film!
 
Date: Mar 24th-26th Time: Friday, 5pm-9pm     Sat & Sun, 1pm-6pm Location: NW Optimist
Lead Artists: Zack & Rebekah Garrett
Ages: 12-18 yrs
Cost: $35
Register Here!
 
Sat 02/04/23 to Sat 02/25/23  Photograpy 101
Event ID: 50606
Do you like to take photos, but would like to take better pictures? At the first meeting, we will discover what interests you have in taking pictures. Are you interested in portraits (including weddings), animals(wildlife), travel, buildings, or other types of photography? Depending on your experience, we will show you basic steps so you can create more dramatic photographs that will tell a story, create a mood, and capture action. With any camera, from a cell phone to professional equipment, the steps can help to take a better picture and a work of art.
Examples of Steps:
Rules of thirds
Focus
Simplicity
Angles and levels
Foreground
Background
Timing
We will take pictures of our surroundings and use our steps to create photographic works of art. We will also give you information to help in your development in creating dynamic photographs
 
Date: Feb 4-25,2023, Sat  Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm Location: Macklanburg Rec Meeting Room
 
Ages: 14+
Cost: Free!
Register Here!
 
Tue 02/07/23 to Tue 03/07/23  Large Mosaic Coloring
Event ID: 49789
If you didn't know, Mosaic Coloring is a form of relaxation. Come and enjoy relaxing music and a  break from the world. Come as a couple or a group and color one of the largest mosaics we have. At the end of the sessions, can take it home and hang it up.
 
Date: Feb 7-Mar 7, 2023, Tues Time: 5:30pm-8:00pm Location: Macklanburg Recreation Gym
 
Ages: 16 and up
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Thu 02/09/23  Sweet Heart Arts
Event ID: 49974
Mom's and Dad's come enjoy an arts and craft project with your little ones in celebration of Valentines Day.  This is a time to love on them and be able to crate something together. Light refreshments will be provided.
 
Date: Feb 9, 2023, Thurs  Time: 5:00pm-7:30pm Location: Macklanburg Art Room
 
Ages: 6-9
Cost: Free!
Register Here!
 
Fri 03/24/23 to Sun 03/26/23  Creative Studio (Teen Film Workshop)
Event ID: 50242
Want to try your hand at directing and writing for film? Bring an original script or idea for choreography, or another creative piece you want to capture on film, and we will put it on the stage! Learn to run auditions, cast your piece, lead rehearsals, and direct your work for the screen! Get some extra performance experience by starring in someone else's creative work. This workshop will give you a glimpse into the world of film!
 
Date: Jan. 27th-29th Time: Friday 5pm-9pm     Sat & Sun 1pm-6pm Location: NW Optimist
 
Ages: 12-18 yrs
Cost: $35
Register Here!
 

Fishing

Sat 12/03/22  OKC's Trout Fishing Derby
Event ID: 49223
Join Oklahoma City's Fisheries Management staff for a fun, free event to kick off Oklahoma City's Trout Season. During the event, a state fishing license and city permit are not required. Guests will visit educational stations that cover various topics such as equipment, knot tying, fish identification, casting and regulations. After visiting the educational stations, guests are encouraged to stay and fish. Children ages 5-15 years old will receive a rod and reel, tackle and bait while supplies last.
 
Date: Sat, Dec. 3 Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm Location: Edwards Park
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 01/07/23  Youth Hooked on Fishing Trout Edition
Event ID: 49224
Join Oklahoma City's Fisheries Management staff for educational children classes geared towards trout fishing. The event is free for children 5-15 years old. During the event, a state fishing license and city permit are not required. Children will be taught basic trout fishing skills, including casting and knot tying. Hands-on instructions will be provided. After the instructions, children will be able to fish. Staff and volunteers will be present to help. Rods and reels, tackle and bait will be provided.
 
Date: Sat, Jan 7 Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm Location: Route 66 Park
 
Ages: Youth 5-15 yrs.
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 01/28/23  Youth Hooked on Fishing Trout Edition
Event ID: 49225
Join Oklahoma City's Fisheries Management staff for educational children classes geared towards trout fishing. The event is free for children 5-15 years old. During the event, a state fishing license and city permit are not required. Children will be taught basic trout fishing skills, including casting and knot tying. Hands-on instructions will be provided. After the instructions, children will be able to fish. Staff and volunteers will be present to help. Rods and reels, tackle and bait will be provided.
 
Date: Sat, Jan 28 Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm Location: Edwards Park
 
Ages: Youth 5-15 yrs.
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 02/11/23  Youth Hooked on Fishing Trout Edition
Event ID: 49226
Join Oklahoma City's Fisheries Management staff for educational children classes geared towards trout fishing. The event is free for children 5-15 years old. During the event, a state fishing license and city permit are not required. Children will be taught basic trout fishing skills, including casting and knot tying. Hands-on instructions will be provided. After the instructions, children will be able to fish. Staff and volunteers will be present to help. Rods and reels, tackle and bait will be provided.
 
Date: Sat, Feb 11 Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm Location: Route 66 Park
 
Ages: Youth 5-15  yrs.
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 02/25/23  Youth Hooked on Fishing Trout Edition
Event ID: 49227
Join Oklahoma City's Fisheries Management staff for educational children classes geared towards trout fishing. The event is free for children 5-15 years old. During the event, a state fishing license and city permit are not required. Children will be taught basic trout fishing skills, including casting and knot tying. Hands-on instructions will be provided. After the instructions, children will be able to fish. Staff and volunteers will be present to help. Rods and reels, tackle and bait will be provided.
 
Date: Sat, Feb 25 Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm Location: Edwards Park
 
Ages: Youth 5-15 yrs.
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 

Free Event - No Cleaning

Sun 11/13/22 to Sun 03/26/23  The Count -Off Series
Event ID: 49547
1, 2, ready PLAY!, Let us feature your school band program, outstanding members, directors or auxiliary!! This 10-minute series, sponsored by Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department will increase awareness and participation in music programs while promoting your outstanding students and their dedication and hard work. All interviews will be streamed through Parks and Recreation’s YouTube and Facebook platforms. Includes prizes and giveaways. Great way to motivate students and improve participation. Suggested for marching band extracurricular activities. (Suggested times, Fall, Spring)
 
Date: TBA Time: TBD Location: Various
 
Ages: N/A
Cost: FREE
Register Here!
 

Health, Wellness & Fitness

Fri 07/01/22 to Fri 06/30/23  Foster Fitness Center July 2022 - June 2023
Event ID: 47459
Join us for a spin in our fitness center, there's something for everyone to enjoy including free weights and cardio equipment.
 
Mon - Fri           7:00am - 8:30pm Location: Foster Recreation Center
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $2/visit or $10/month
 
Tue 09/06/22 to Thu 12/29/22  I Am Spiced Bootcamp (Fall 2022)
Event ID: 43920
I Am Spiced Bootcamp
Ladies, you take care of everyone else. Now it is time to take care of YOU! Add some "Spice" to your life with this monthly boot camp, hosted by I Am Spiced Fitness, that includes cardio, weights and resistance bands. All fitness levels are welcome. Make your health a priority today!
 
Dates: Days: Time: Location:
9/6/22 - 9/29/22 T/TH 6:00p - 7:00p Macklanburg Recreation Center
10/4/22 - 10/27/22 T/TH 6:00p - 7:00p Macklanburg Recreation Center
11/1/22 - 11/29/22 (No Class 11/24) T/TH 6:00p - 7:00p Macklanburg Recreation Center
12/1/22 - 12/29/22 T/TH 6:00p - 7:00p Macklanburg Recreation Center
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $50/month
Register Here!
 
Tue 09/06/22 to Tue 12/13/22  Soccer USA
Event ID: 47828
Youth will be provided the opportunity to learn and develop fundamental skills
In a safe, fun, and noncompetitive environment.
 
Date: Tues, 9/6 - 12/13  Time: 4p - 5p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Tue 09/06/22 to Tue 12/13/22  Tennis Skills
Event ID: 47840
Are you ready to become the next Tennis Star? Tennis skills youth will learn fore and back hand Strokers, lob, serving, and overhead smash. This all-around activity will be a life-long skill for participants which promotes healthy living and physical fitness. Classes will be taught by Certified Tennis Professional.
 
Date: Tues, 9/6 - 12/13  Time: 4p - 5p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 17
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Wed 09/07/22 to Wed 12/14/22  Let’s get ready to Tumble
Event ID: 47826
Youth will learn basic tumbling skills with forward and backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, and more! Participants will perform for family and friends.
 
Date: Wed, 9/7 - 12/14 Time: 6p - 8p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 10
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Thu 09/08/22 to Thu 12/22/22  Pitts Cheer/ Pom
Event ID: 47842
This class will provide the training you need. This highly active class promotes
Coordination, confidence, and physical fitness. An emphasis is placed on
Achievement through positive reinforcement and awards. No class on 11/24/2022.
 
Date: Tues & Thurs, 9/7 - 12/23  Time: 6p - 7p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 16
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Thu 12/01/22 to Thu 12/29/22  Gymnastics (December)
Event ID: 49510
This program helps Kids develop cognitive skills, strong and healthy bones, increases coordination, improves flexibility and maintains a strong & healthy body. Participants will perform for family and friends at the end of the year.
 
Date: Dec 1 -Dec 22
          Thursdays
Beginners: 6:00 Pm-7:00 Pm   Location: Southern Oaks Recreational Center
   Intermediate: 6:00 Pm-7:00 Pm           
  Advanced: 8:00 Pm-9:00 Pm     
Southern Oaks Gymnastic class will not meet during: in-service days, city holidays, or snow days.
For any questions Please call 405-297-1449 or Email: temesgen.hands@okc.gov
Cost: $25/month
Register Here!
 
Fri 12/02/22 to Fri 12/30/22  Chair Yoga
Event ID: 46357
Develop core strength and flexibility while sitting in a chair! Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance, and range of motion. This class is set to soft music to provide a feeling of relaxation and serenity.
 
Date: Fri, December 2-30 Time: 11:00am-12:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Fri 12/02/22 to Fri 12/30/22  Gentle Yoga
Event ID: 46204
Gentle Yoga is designed for a slower paced more relaxed form of Yoga. In the class you will use simple movements with clear instructions; variations available according to ability and need. Experience better balance, quality of breathing and greater awareness.
 
Date: Mon, Wed, & Fri, December 2-30  Time: 9:00am-10:00am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: $10 a month
Register Here!
 
Fri 12/02/22 to Fri 12/30/22  Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) - Dec
Event ID: 45702
SAIL is a strength, balance, and fitness program for active adults. This program's purpose is to stay active and reduce the chance of falling. SAIL exercises can be done standing or sitting in a chair.
 
Mon & Fri,  Dec 2 - 30 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Fri 12/02/22 to Fri 12/30/22  Tai Chi for Better Balance
Event ID: 46193
Join this gentle, low impact, slow moving exercise commonly called meditation in motion. This beginner class promotes flowing movements to improve balance, coordination, strength, flexibility and reduce stress
 
Date: Wed & Fri, December 2-30 Time: 2:30pm-3:30pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Wed 12/07/22 to Wed 12/28/22  Chair Drumming
Event ID: 50398
Move to the beat in this beginner class, combining rhythm, stretching, and exercise for a fun workout! 
 no drum experience necessary.
 
Date: December 7-28 Time: 1:15pm-2:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Wed 12/07/22 to Wed 12/28/22  Seated Hula
Event ID: 46175
We bring Hawaii to you in this easy flowing dance class. This class is performed primarily in a chair, though you may be on your feet occasionally. All levels can experience the loosening of joints as you glide to the Hawaiian music.
 
Date: Wed, December 7-28 Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Sat 01/21/23 to Sat 02/11/23  3 v 3 Basketball
Event ID: 49975
Come and enjoy a Saturday of 3 v 3 basketball. Everybody needs to register and one person can email Bralyn Webb at (email to added in ) to inform who the members of the team are. Rules of the gym and how the game will go will be explained at the beginning of each Saturday.
 
Date: Jan 21 & 28, Feb 4 & 11, 2023, Sat Time: 12:00pm-3:00pm Location: Macklamburg Rec Gym
 
Ages: !8+
Cost: Free!
Register Here!
 
Mon 02/06/23 to Mon 05/08/23  Drop In Basketball: 18 and under
Event ID: 45607
Open Gym for the kids. Please be respectful and enjoy the time in the space. Will not take place on holidays or school breaks.
 
Date: Mon & Wed, Feb 6- May 3, 2023 Time: 3:30 pm- 5:30 pm Location: Macklanburg Gym
 
Ages: 18 and under
 
 
 
Wed 02/08/23 to Fri 05/12/23  Drop in Basketball: 18 and over
Event ID: 49791
Had a long day at work, and just want to release some stress. Come and enjoy the 18 and over basketball time, run games or just shoot around. We will not meet on holidays or school breaks.
 
Date: Feb 8- May 12,2023, Wed & Fri  Time: 5:30pm-8:00 pm Location: Macklanburg Rec Gym
 
Ages: 18+
 
 
 

Performing Arts

Wed 08/17/22 to Wed 12/21/22  Southern Oaks Open Music Jam
Event ID: 48734
Calling all musicians! Southern Oaks will be hosting open jam sessions in the music room on a weekly basis. All skill levels are welcome to attend these free jam sessions!
 
Date: Every Wednesdays, Starting Aug 17 to Dec 21
Time: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Location: Southern Oaks Music Room
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Wed 09/07/22 to Wed 12/07/22  Homeschool X3 (Wednesday)
Event ID: 48317
Homeschoolers! Spend Your Wednesday's participating in Art, Drama, and PE or Dance classes! Kids will have a blast finding their creative outlet making new friends. Wear comfy clothes and tennis shoes. Drama participants will preform a play at the end of the semester. We welcome all home school programs to join us. We are also an Epic Approved Vendor. When you Enroll in our X3 program you save $75 on the over all price if you were to enroll and all 3 programs separately. (Don't forget the pack a lunch)
*If you are and Epic family Please call Taylor Recreation to be enrolled.
 
Date:  Wed,  Sep 7 - Dec 7 Time: 9:00a-2:00p Location: Taylor Recreation
 
Ages: Youth 6-17
Cost: $150.00 Full Session
Or $50.00 Per Month
Register Here!
 
Thu 09/08/22 to Fri 12/09/22  Private Piano
Event ID: 48323
Studies show that when you learn to play a musical instrument, you expand your memory, improve your coordination and refine your organization and time management skills. Get all this and more when you enroll in our private piano lessons! You will learn proper instrument techniques, sight reading, music theory fundamentals and so much more. Lessons will take place on Thursday or Friday. Individual times will be set between the instructor and student/parents. Lessons are open to people of all ages! Please call Taylor to schedule time. 

 

*No Class Oct 10th -14th

* No Class Nov 11th 

*No Class Nov 24th -25th 

 Sep 8 - Dec 8
 Call Taylor for times, 405 297-1460
 
Location: Taylor Recreation Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $35 per month
Register Here!
 
Thu 09/08/22 to Fri 12/09/22  Private Voice
Event ID: 48350
Ever wanted to sing like the artists on the radio? Gone to a musical or an opera and said "I want wanna sound like that!" Well now you have your opportunity to make your voice shine! In your lessons you will learn proper vocal technique and vocal health strategies to improve the quality of your singing as well as the longevity of your voice. Lessons will take place on Thursday or Friday. Individual times will be set between the instructor and student/parents. Lessons are open to people of all ages! Please call Taylor to schedule time. 

 

*No Class Oct 10th -14th

* No Class Nov 11th 

*No Class Nov 24th -25th 

 Sep 8 - Dec 8
 Call Taylor for times, 405 297-1460
 
Location: Taylor Recreation Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $35 per month
Register Here!
 
Thu 09/08/22 to Fri 12/09/22  Youth Tap (Fall)
Event ID: 47784

Can't keep from tapping your toes? In this class we'll harness that tip-tapping energy to focus on core-strength, sound clarity, muscle articulation, and musicality. Each lesson builds towards an end of semester performance! Modifications and accommodations are made for all individual students, all levels, and abilities welcome! Each lesson builds on the last, to get ready for a final showcase.  

Lead Artist: Rebekah Garrett 

 

 

 

 

 

*No class Nov 24th and 25th 
Date: Thur, Sep 8th - Dec 9th Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm Location: NW Optimist
 
Ages: 6-12yr
Cost: 75
Register Here!
 
Tue 09/13/22 to Tue 12/06/22  Teen Acting
Event ID: 47735
Think your teen is dramatic? Well let them put their talents on display in Taylor Performing Arts Center's Teen Acting Class! In this class, your teen will learn the fine points of character development, acting techniques, vocal technique, dance training, and tech theatre. Culminating in a final show, students get the opportunity to show off all that they've learned in a live performance, complete with lights, costumes, and makeup.
 
We design our shows to ensure that every child has their opportunity in the spotlight. No matter what the role, your star will a chance to shine! We strive to not only put on a great show, but also build confidence and focus, and foster a positive , safe, and creative environment.
 
 Tue, Sep 6 - Dec 6  4:30pm - 6:30pm Location: Taylor Recreation Center
 
Ages: 13 - 18
Cost: $30/class
Register Here!
 
Tue 09/13/22 to Tue 12/13/22  Tween Jazz Dance
Event ID: 49083

Ready to put some pep in your step? In this class we'll be learning musical theatre variations incorporating classic jazz techniques. This class will help you build flexibility, strength, balance, and endurance while exploring movement from musicals like Hairspray, Newsies, A Chorus Line, and more!

Each lesson builds towards an end of semester performance! Modifications and accommodations are made for all individual students, all levels and abilities welcome!

 
Date: Tuesdays, September-December Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Location: Taylor Recreation Center
 
Ages: 8-13yrs
Cost: $10/ Month; $30 for full session
Register Here!
 
Wed 09/14/22 to Thu 12/01/22  Adult Acting
Event ID: 47999
Grown-ups rejoice! Parks & Recreation is now offering adult acting classes!  Classes include warm-ups, terminology, stage directions, audition process, theatre etiquette, and yes, acting games, and of course rehearsals ending in a production! Relax and enjoy the introduction to, or a refresher course for some theatre arts. (Show depends on how many enroll) 
 
Date: Wed,  Sep 14th - Nov 6th Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm Location: NW Optimist
* No Class Oct 13th
* No Class Nov 24th
Ages: 18+
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Wed 09/14/22 to Sun 02/12/23  Senior One Act
Event ID:47770
Senior One Act theatre is a program that starts soon and adds a little fun to your fall. Rehearsals are once a week until after Christmas, and then we get ready for our Valentines performance weekend. If this is something you already enjoy, come enjoy it with us! If you have always wanted to try your hand at acting, let this be the perfect time and place to get your feet wet! No prior experience necessary. 
 
Date: Sun Sep 7th - Feb 12th Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm Location: Nw Optimist
 
Ages: Senior 50+
Cost:Free
Register Here!
 
Wed 09/14/22 to Wed 02/08/23  Senior Reader's Theatre
Event ID: 47772

You are never too old to try new things or perhaps revisit something from your past that made you happy. Our players are re-introduced to plays from the past that are performed as Reader’s Theatre. Participants can enjoy plays of yesteryear without memorization or stage movement. The shows are performed sitting at a table where the actors use their voices and expressiveness to a live audience at senior living facilities.                

Lead Artist: Toby Tobin 

 
Date: Wed,  Sep 14th - Feb 13th Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: NW Optimist
 
Ages: Senior 50+
Cost: 5 Per Month
Register Here!
 
Wed 09/14/22 to Wed 12/14/22  Youth Acting
Event ID: 47749
Does your little one love to play pretend? Do they jam out to the songs on the radio? Well enroll them in Taylor Performing Art's Youth Acting Class! In this class, your performer will learn the fine points of character development, acting techniques, vocal technique, and dance training. Culminating in a final show, students get the opportunity to show off all that they've learned in a * live*, in *person* performance, complete with lights, costumes, and makeup.
 
We design our shows to ensure that every child has an opportunity in the spotlight. No matter what role, your star will have a chance to shine! We strive to not only put on a great show, but also build confidence and focus, and foster a positive, safe, and creative environment. 
 
Wed, Sep 14 - Dec 14 4:30pm - 6:30pm Location: Taylor Recreation Center
 
Ages: 8-12
Cost: $30
Register Here!
 
Wed 11/09/22 to Sun 12/18/22  A Dickens' Christmas rehearsals
Event ID: 48177
Tis the season to be jolly!
Please enjoy our holiday cheer as we present A Dickens' Christmas at Will Roger’s Amphitheatre.
This free family event will be performed at 6:30pm on December 16, 17, & 18, 2022
This will be a wonderful family experience! We will be performing vignettes from of some of Charles Dickens Christmas Stories and of course, highlighting scenes from A Christmas Carol.
The magic of the season is enhanced by Christmas Carols from a time long past.
Enjoy the assembly of Dickensesque fare sold by local vendors! Enjoy the holiday atmosphere with a reminder of being thankful for all we take for granted.
Rehearsals begin on November 9th, 2022 at 6:30pm.
  

Lead Artist: Toby Tobin 

*No Class Nov 24th 
Date: Wednesday November  9th 2022 Time: 6:30pm Location: NW Optimist Preforming Arts Center 3301 NW Grand Blvd. OKC, 73116
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Thu 12/01/22 to Fri 12/30/22  Private Guitar Lessons: Southern Oaks (December )
Event ID: 4906
Come Join our Beginners to advanced guitar lessons with our guitar instructor. You will be evaluated on your own skills level and individual lesson plans will be determined by instructor. Lessons are consecutive and build on each other, leading to a showcase. Participant can select 45 min sessions from Monday, Tuesday and Thursday between 4:00 PM-8:00 PM. Specific time will be set between the instructor and participants /parents. Lessons are open to all ages and skill levels! 
NO Classes on Holidays, and School Breaks
Date: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday Dec1- Dec30 Time: 4:00 Pm-8:00 Pm Location: Southern Oaks
 
Ages: All Age
Cost:20/Month
Register Here!
 
Thu 12/01/22 to Fri 12/30/22  Private Piano Lessons: Southern Oaks (December)
Event ID:49483
 
Join our piano Lessons with Mr. Swindall, Craig, He teaches you how to play the piano. You will be evaluated on your own skill level and individual lesson plans will be determined by Mr. Craig. Each lesson builds on the last to get ready for a final showcase in December 9th Weekly 1-hour sessions are $25/month on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday between 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm. Times will be set between the instructor and student/parents. Lessons are open to all ages and skill levels! 
Date: Dec 1-Dec 30 Time: 5:30 Pm -8:30 Pm Location: Southern Oaks Recreational Center
Southern Oaks Private piano Lessons  will not meet during: school breaks, in-service days, city holidays, or snow days.
Ages: All Ages
Cost:$25/month
 
 
Fri 12/02/22 to Fri 12/30/22  WRSC Garage Band
Event ID: 46474
Bring an instrument of your choice and join in on this music jam hour. All levels welcome. You can bring sheet music or just your voice if you prefer to sing along with the instruments.
 
Date: Tues & Fri, December 2-30 Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Mon 12/05/22 to Wed 12/28/22  Tap & Jazz Dancing
Event ID: 46461
Love to dance and always dream of tap, well here is your chance! In this dance class you will learn the proper way to tap and understand calls of the dance mixed with a little jazz technique. Tap and jazz is a great way to get a full cardio workout as well as learn to dance to variety of music. Must provide your own tap shoes.
 
Date: Mon & Wed, December 5-28  Time: 10:30am-11:30am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: $5 drop in
Register on site!
 
Mon 12/19/22 to Wed 12/21/22  Holiday Magic
Event ID: 48181
There is nothing like a little holiday music topped with a few laughs to get you ready for the festivities! Not to mention, a great way for your kids ages 6-17 to get into the holiday spirit while you finish up your shopping! Join us for 3 fun filled days of Holiday Magic. 
 
Date: Dec 19th - 21st Time: 8:00am- 5:00pm Location: NW Optimist
 
Ages: 6-17yr
Cost: 60
Register Here!
 
Tue 01/17/23 to Tue 04/18/23  Homeschool Dance/PE (Tuesday)
Event ID: 50231

P.E. - On your marks, get set, and goooooooo! This is an active class were having fun and taking part in games and sports to build confidence and improve balance and stamina. You will also learn skills and habits to apply to a healthy lifestyle. Please wear close-toed shoes and bring a water bottle to classes. See Homeschool x3 for special pricing. We are an approved EPIC vendor, and we take all types of curricula. 

Dance - Welcome homeschool students of all skill levels! Ready to put some pep in your step? In this class we'll be exposed to fundamentals of ballet and jazz dance. This class will help you build flexibility, strength, balance, and endurance while exploring movement. Modifications and accommodations are made for all individual students, all levels, and abilities welcome! See Homeschool x3 for special pricing. We are an approved EPIC vendor, and we take all types of curricula. 

 
Date: Tuesdays, Jan. 17th-Apr. 11th Time: 1pm-2pm Location: NW Optimist
Lead Artist: Zack Garrett or Rebekah Garrett
Ages: 6-17 yrs
Cost: $75 full session
Register Here!
 
Tue 01/17/23 to Tue 04/18/23  Homeschool Theatre (Tuesday)
Event ID: 50222
Welcome homeschool students of all skill levels! When you become part of our little theater company you will learn theater basics, warmups, terminology, stage direction in addition to theater etiquette. You will be taken through the process of auditions and rehearsals to the completion of a theatrical production, with performances at the end of the term. This class helps build self-confidence and self-esteem in a fun and creative environment. See Homeschool x3 for special pricing. We are an approved EPIC vendor, and we take all types of curricula. 
 
Date: Tuesdays, Jan. 17th-Apr. 18th Show Date: April 18th, 2023 Time: 10:30am-12pm Location: NW Optimist Performing Arts Center
Lead Artist: Elaina Price
Ages: 6-17 yrs
Cost: $75 full session
Register Here!
 
Tue 01/17/23 to Sat 04/22/23  Teen Tap
Event ID: 50157
Can't keep from tapping your toes? In this class we'll harness that tip-tapping energy to focus on core-strength, sound clarity, muscle articulation, and musicality. Each lesson builds towards an end of semester performance! Modifications and accommodations are made for all individual students, all levels, and abilities welcome!
 
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 18th-Apr. 22nd Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm Location: NW Optimist
Show Date: April 22nd    
Lead Artist: Rebekah Garrett
Ages: 12-17 yrs
Cost: $100 Full Session
Register Here!
 
Tue 01/17/23 to Tue 04/18/23  Through The Eyes Of The Beholder Photography (Tuesday)
Event ID: 50244
Learn the basic elements of photography. In this class we will explore the basics of composition, lighting techniques, and how to get the most out of a camera. We will look at photos and photographers that inspire us and create photos to share with others. No camera is required for this class, but if you have one you want to bring, that is highly encouraged.
 
Date: Tues, Jan. 17th-Apr. 18th Time: 2pm-3pm Location: NW Optimist
Lead Artist: Zack Garrett
Ages: 11-18 yrs
Cost: $80 full session
Register Here!
 
Thu 01/19/23 to Thu 04/20/23  Homeschool Dance/PE (Thursday)
Event ID: 50238

P.E. - On your marks, get set, and goooooooo! This is an active class were having fun and taking part in games and sports to build confidence and improve balance and stamina. You will also learn skills and habits to apply to a healthy lifestyle. Please wear close-toed shoes and bring a water bottle to classes. See Homeschool x3 for special pricing. We are an approved EPIC vendor, and we take all types of curricula. 

Dance - Welcome homeschool students of all skill levels! Ready to put some pep in your step? In this class we'll be exposed to fundamentals of ballet and jazz dance. This class will help you build flexibility, strength, balance, and endurance while exploring movement. Modifications and accommodations are made for all individual students, all levels, and abilities welcome! See Homeschool x3 for special pricing. We are an approved EPIC vendor, and we take all types of curricula. 

 
Date: Thursdays, Jan. 19th-Apr. 20th Time: 1pm-2pm Location: NW Optimist
Lead Artists: Zack Garrett and Rebekah Garrett
Ages: 6-17 yrs
Cost: $ 75 full session
Register Here!
 
Thu 01/19/23 to Thu 04/27/23  Homeschool Theatre (Thursday)
Event ID: 50236
Welcome homeschool students of all skill levels! When you become part of our little theater company you will learn theater basics, warmups, terminology, stage direction in addition to theater etiquette. You will be taken through the process of auditions and rehearsals to the completion of a theatrical production, with performances at the end of the term. This class helps build self-confidence and self-esteem in a fun and creative environment. See Homeschool x3 for special pricing. We are an approved EPIC vendor, and we take all types of curricula. 
 
Date: Thursdays, Jan. 19th-Apr. 20th Show Date: May 4th, 2023 Time: 10:15am-12pm Location: NW Optimist Performing Arts Center
Lead Artist: Elaina Price
Ages: 6-17 yrs
Cost: $75 full session
Register Here!
 
Thu 01/19/23 to Thu 04/20/23  Homeschool x3 Art, Theatre, Dance/PE (Thursday)
Event ID: 50232
Homeschoolers! Spend your Thursday’s participating in Art, Drama, and P.E. or Dance classes! Kids will have a blast finding their creative outlet and making new friends all while polishing their fine arts skills. Wear comfy clothes and tennis shoes and be ready to move! Drama participants will perform in a play at the end of the semester. We are also an approved EPIC vendor, and we take all types of curricula. When you enroll in our X3 program you save $75 on the price of signing up for all three classes separately.
Show Title: Willy Wonka Jr.
 
Date: Thursdays, Jan. 19th-Apr. 27th Show Date: April 27th, 2023 Time: 9am-2pm Location: NW Optimist Performing Arts Center
Art: Rebekah Garrett           Theatre: Elaina Price            Dance: Rebekah Garrett            PE: Zack Garrett
Ages: 6-17 yrs
Cost: $150 full session
Register Here!
 
Thu 01/19/23 to Sat 04/22/23  Junior Dancers Ballet/Tap
Event ID: 50152
This class is specially designed for our 6- and 7-year-old dancers. They will begin to understand their movement as well as learning basic techniques all while having fun and preparing for the next level up. Dancers will begin to learn fun choreography and will become our first junior company members. 
 
Date: Thursdays, Jan. 19th-Apr. 21st Time: 6:45-7:30pm Location: NW Optimist
Show Date: April 22nd
   
Lead Artist: McKenzie Tipton
Ages: 6-7 yrs
Cost: $100 full session
Register Here!
 
Thu 01/19/23 to Sat 04/22/23  Tiny Dancer's Creative Movement
Event ID: 50150
If your little one loves to dance, they’ll surely love this class! Let your 3–5-year-old tiny dancer move to the music! Expressing the joy of creative movement through a gently guided dance class that is sure to please your young performing artist. Your children will practice motor skills and learn spatial awareness through dance while learning basic positions.  Students can harness their creativity by exploring elements of movement through stories, songs, and dance activities. Modifications and accommodations are made for all individual students, all levels, and abilities welcome! This experience completes itself with an end of the session recital! You have your choice of dancewear as long as they can move comfortably and get on the floor
 
Date: Thursdays, Jan. 19th -Apr 21st Time: 6:00pm-6:45pm Location: NW Optimist
Show date: Apr 22nd                                                  Lead Artist: McKenzie Tipton
Ages: 3-5 yrs
Cost: $100 full session
Register Here!
 
Thu 01/19/23 to Sat 04/22/23  Youth Ballet
Event ID: 50154
The beauty of ballet and the foundation it provides leads to success in any genre of dance and sports. This class will include ballet techniques taught in the classic Vaganova methodology. Students will build strength, flexibility, balance, good posture, and grace through classic ballet combinations at the barre, in the center, and across the floor. Each lesson builds towards an end of semester performance! Modifications and accommodations are made for all individual students, all levels, and abilities welcome!
 
Date: Thursdays, Jan. 19th-Apr. 22nd Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm Location: NW Optimist
Show Date: April 22nd    
Lead Artist: Rebekah Garrett
Ages: 8-12 Yrs
Cost: $100 Full Session
Register Here!
 
Thu 01/19/23 to Sat 04/22/23  Youth Jazz/Musical Theatre
Event ID: 50156
Ready to put some pep in your step? In this class we'll be learning musical theatre variations incorporating classic jazz techniques. This class will help you build flexibility, strength, balance, and endurance while exploring movement from musicals like Hairspray, Newsies, A Chorus Line, and more! Each lesson builds towards an end of semester performance! Modifications and accommodations are made for all individual students, all levels, and abilities welcome! Each lesson builds on the last to get ready for a final showcase.         
 
Date: Thursday, Jan. 19th-Apr. 22nd Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm Location: NW Optimist
Show Date: April 21st    
Lead Artist: Rebekah Garrett
Ages: 8-12 yrs
Cost: $100 Full Session
Register Here!
 
Fri 01/20/23 to Sun 04/23/23  Private Piano
Event ID: 50147
“The piano keys are black and white, but they sound like a million colors in your mind”— Maria Cristina Mena. Come join our wonderful piano teacher Susan Hause as she teaches you how to play the piano. You will be evaluated on your own skill level and individual lesson plans will be determined by instructor. Lessons are consecutive and build on each other, leading up to a showcase April 23rd. Lessons cost $35/month for weekly, 30-minute sessions. Lessons will take place on Wednesday, Friday, or Sundays.  Individual times will be set between the instructor and student/parents. Lessons are open to people 6 and above, and all skill levels!  
 
Date: Sunday, Wednesday, Friday, Jan. 18th-Apr. 23rd   Location: NW Optimist
 
Ages: 6-10 yrs
Cost: $35 per month
Register Here!
 
Mon 01/23/23 to Sat 05/13/23  Teen Acting
Event ID: 50142
Teen actors to be immersed in the world of live theater including warm-ups, acting games, and the audition process, as well as the rehearsal process. These skills help build self-confidence and self-esteem all while preparing for a final live stage performance. All skill levels welcome. The final week rehearsals will be held every day up to the day of performances. Each session finishes with a performance. 
 
Date: Mondays, Jan. 23rd-May 13th Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Location: NW Optimist Recreation Center
Lead Artist: Toby Tobin
Ages: 12-18 yr
Cost: $120 Full Session
Register Here!
 
Mon 01/23/23 to Sat 04/22/23  Teen Creative Movement/Choreography
Event ID: 50288
Teen Creative Movement and Choreography Dance Class is the newest of our dance classes in our wonderful dance program. In this casual dance class, we will explore elements of dance composition and improvisation. No dance experience needed! Come prepared to move, create, and express yourself! 
 
Date: Monday, Jan. 23rd-Apr. 22st Time: 4:30pm-6pm Location: NW Optimist
Show Date: April 22st    
Lead Artist: Rebekah Garrett
Ages: 12-18 yrs
Cost: $100 full session
Register Here!
 
Mon 01/23/23 to Sat 05/06/23  Youth Acting
Event ID: 50125
Your young actors will be introduced to the world of live theater all while learning some basic skills. These include, terminology, warm-ups, acting games, the audition process, as well as the rehearsal process. These skills help build self-confidence and self-esteem all while preparing for a final show. All skill levels welcome. The final week of rehearsals will be held every day up to the day of performances. Each session builds on the last to get ready for a performance. 
Lead Artist: Elaina Price
Date: Mondays, Jan. 23rd-May 13th Time: 4:30pm-6pm Location: NW Optimist Recreation Center
Show Date: May 5th & 6th, 2023
Ages: 6-12 yrs
Cost: $120 full session
Register Here!
 
Tue 02/07/23 to Tue 05/16/23  Teen Acting
Event ID: 50038

Think your teen is dramatic? Well let them put their talents on display in Taylor Performing Arts Center’s Teen Acting Class!  In this class, your teen will learn the fine points of character development, acting techniques, vocal technique, dance training, and tech theatre.  Culminating in a final show, students get the opportunity to show off all that they’ve learned in a live performance, complete with lights, costumes, and makeup.   

We design our shows to ensure that every child has their opportunity in the spotlight. No matter what the role, your star will have a chance to shine! We strive to not only put on a great show, but also build confidence and focus, and foster a positive, safe, and creative environment. 

 
Date: Tuesdays Feb 7- May 16  Time: 4:30-6:30pm Location: Taylor Recreation Center
 
Ages: 13-18 (will take a mature 12 year old)
Cost: $10/ month
Register Here!
 
Tue 02/07/23 to Tue 05/09/23  Tween Jazz Dance
Event ID: 49083

Ready to put some pep in your step? In this class we'll be learning musical theatre variations incorporating classic jazz techniques. This class will help you build flexibility, strength, balance, and endurance while exploring movement from musicals like Hairspray, Newsies, A Chorus Line, and more!

Each lesson builds towards an end of semester performance! Modifications and accommodations are made for all individual students, all levels and abilities welcome!

 
Date: Tuesdays, February- May Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Location: Taylor Recreation Center
 
Ages: 8-13yrs
Cost: $10/ Month; $30 for full session
Register Here!
 
Wed 02/08/23 to Wed 05/10/23  Homeschool X3 (Wednesday)
Event ID: 48317
Homeschoolers! Spend Your Wednesday's participating in Art, Drama, and PE or Dance classes! Kids will have a blast finding their creative outlet making new friends. Wear comfy clothes and tennis shoes. Drama participants will preform a play at the end of the semester. We welcome all home school programs to join us. We are also an Epic Approved Vendor. When you Enroll in our X3 program you save $75 on the over all price if you were to enroll and all 3 programs separately. (Don't forget the pack a lunch)
*If you are and Epic family Please call Taylor Recreation to be enrolled.
 
Date:  Wed,  Feb 8 - May 7 Time: 9:00a-2:00p Location: Taylor Recreation
 
Ages: Youth 6-17
Cost: $150.00 Full Session
Or $50.00 Per Month
Register Here!
 
Wed 02/08/23 to Thu 05/11/23  Private Voice
Event ID: 48350
Ever wanted to sing like the artists on the radio? Gone to a musical or an opera and said "I want wanna sound like that!" Well now you have your opportunity to make your voice shine! In your lessons you will learn proper vocal technique and vocal health strategies to improve the quality of your singing as well as the longevity of your voice. Lessons will take place on Thursday or Friday. Individual times will be set between the instructor and student/parents. Lessons are open to people of all ages! Please call Taylor to schedule time. 

 

*No Class March 13th -17th

 

 Feb 8 - May 11
 Call Taylor for times, 405 297-1460
 
Location: Taylor Recreation Center
 
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $35 per month
Register Here!
 
Wed 02/08/23 to Wed 05/17/23  Youth Acting
Event ID: 50048

Does your little one love to play pretend?  Do they jam out to the songs on the radio?  well enroll them in Taylor Performing Art’s Youth Acting Class! In this class, your performer will learn the fine points of character development, acting techniques, vocal technique, and dance training.  Culminating in a final show, students get the opportunity to show off all that they’ve learned in a final performance, complete with lights, costumes, and makeup.   

We design our shows to ensure that every child has their opportunity in the spotlight. No matter what the role, your star will have a chance to shine! We strive to not only put on a great show, but also build confidence and focus, and foster a positive, safe, and creative environment. 

 
Date: Wednesdays, Feb 8- May 17 Time: 4:30-6:30pm Location: Taylor Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $10/ month
Register Here!
 
Wed 02/15/23 to Sun 04/02/23  Adult Acting
Event ID: 50214
Grown-ups rejoice! Parks & Recreation is now offering adult acting/production classes!  Classes include warm-ups, terminology, stage directions, audition process, theatre etiquette, and yes, acting games, and improv! Of course our rehearsals will end, in a production! On the first day we'll discuss everyone's busy lives so we can create an official rehearsal schedule as we will be meeting more that just Wednesday nights.  Relax and enjoy your introduction or a refresher to theatre arts. Show TBA
 
Date: Wednesdays, wed-Feb 15- Sun Apr 2 Time: 6pm-9pm Location: NW Optimist
Lead Artist: Toby Tobin
Ages: 18+
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Mon 03/13/23 to Fri 03/17/23  Spring Fling
Event ID: 50292
It’s fast and furious! We accept the challenge to put on an amazing variety show in 5 short days! There will be music, jokes, sketches that’ll be sure to tickle your springtime funny bone. Kids ages 6-17 have an opportunity to create wonderful spring break memories as we create Spring Fling 2023!
 
Date: Mar. 13th-17th Time: 8am-5pm Location: NW Optimist
Lead Artist: Toby Tobin
Ages: 6-17 yrs
Cost: $120
Register Here!
 

Special Events

Fri 09/02/22 to Fri 12/23/22  Pitts Event Center
Event ID: 47832
Are you looking for fun, if so come join us at the place to be on Friday night at
Pitts Center. Come out and play games, art and crafts, sports and we will
Even feed you pizza it can’t get any better on a Friday night don’t be late.
No class on 11/25/2022.
 
Date: Fri, 9/2 - 12/23  Time: 4p - 6p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: All
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Sat 02/11/23  Mardi Gras Ball
Event ID: 50450
Throw me something Mister!!! Come dance the night away with us and wear your Mardi Gras Mask…you will be dancing in the streets...well almost. A night filled with music, food and fun complete with a mini parade, Brass Band and best mask contest! Adults only. 18+ $10 per person. 
 
Date: February 11th 2023  Time: 7:30pm-10:30pm Location: Taylor Recreation Center
 
Ages: [Adults 18+
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 

Special Interest

Fri 09/02/22 to Thu 12/22/22  Friday Night Bingo for Kids
Event ID: 44115
Join us every Friday night for BINGO at Southern Oaks Recreation Center. As always we have PRIZES for winners!!!
 
Date: Fridays, Sept 1 - Dec 22 Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm Location: Southern Oaks Recreation
 
Ages: 6 - 17yr
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Fri 09/02/22 to Fri 12/23/22  Laser Tag
Event ID: 47846
Youth will be provided with the equipment to play individually or team laser tag
In a safe fun environment with friends. No class on 11/25/2022.
 
Date: Fri, 9/2 - 12/23 Time: 6p - 8p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 17
Cost: $3
Register Here!
 
Tue 09/06/22 to Tue 12/20/22  Pitts Bingo Hour
Event ID: 47852
Youth will be provided the opportunity to play bingo, win prizes with friends
in a safe, and fun environment.
 
Date: Tues, 9/6 - 12/20  Time: 5p - 6p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 6 - 12
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Wed 09/07/22 to Fri 12/23/22  Seniors in the house
Event ID: 47844
Calling all seniors to meet other seniors in your local area! Join us for activities
That keep you young and active! Come play Board Game, Domino’s, Ping Pong
Are just come for treats and conversation. There is something for everyone.
No class on 11/25/2022.
 
Date: Mon, Wed, Fri, 9/7 - 12/23  Time: 5p - 7p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Wed 09/07/22 to Wed 12/14/22  Young Entrepreneurs
Event ID: 47824
This entrepreneurial experience will help young minds develop a brand, create a product, and experience writing a business plan for their special projects. Budgets, cost comparisons, revenue handling, marketing goods and registering for craft fairs and art shows will be a part of this business venture for kids! A Business Fair will be offered.
 
Date: Wed, 9/7 - 12/14 Time: 6p - 7p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 12 - 17
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Tue 10/04/22 to Tue 12/20/22  Air Fryer Cooking
Event ID: 47848
Nothing tastes as sweet as a meal you’ve created. Participant will go beyond the basics and learn health food combination and nutrition facts along with the proper use of an Air Fryer  Practice of utensils measuring and kitchen safety.
 
Date: Mon, 10/3 - 12/19  Time: 5p - 6p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 12 - 17
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Tue 10/04/22 to Tue 12/20/22  Air Fryer Cooking
Event ID: 47850
Nothing tastes as sweet as a meal you’ve created. Participant will go beyond the basics and learn health food combination and nutrition facts along with the proper use of an Air Fryer  Practice of utensils measuring and kitchen safety.
 
Date: Mon, 10/3 - 12/19  Time: 6p - 7p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Thu 12/01/22 to Fri 12/30/22  After School Kids Club - December
Event ID: 48555
OKC Parks afterschool program provides a safe environment for your child to be presented with opportunities for fun, socializing, and learning.  Whether it be fun sports and games, stimulating arts and crafts on enriching learning opportunities OKC Parks Afterschool is the place the be! We have programs for both elementary and middle school ages. 
 
Afterschool Kids Club at Melrose will follow the Western Height PS Schedule, ASKC will not meet during: school breaks, in-service days, city holidays, or snow days. (No Class on May 30)
 
For more information please email or call Mason Williams at: Natasha.braxton@okc.gov or 405-297-1431
 
Date: Dec 1st - Dec 30th Time: 3:00pm-6:00pm Location: Melrose Recreation Center
 
Ages: Elementary and Middle School (Grades 1st - 8th)
Cost: $10/ Child
Register Here!
 
Thu 12/01/22 to Mon 12/26/22  After School Kids Club - December
Event ID:48633
OKC Parks afterschool program provides a safe environment for your child to be presented with opportunities for fun, socializing, and learning.  Whether it be fun sports and games, stimulating arts and crafts on enriching learning opportunities OKC Parks Afterschool is the place the be! We have programs for both elementary and middle school ages. 
 
Afterschool Kids Club at Melrose will follow the Western Height PS Schedule, ASKC will not meet during: school breaks, in-service days, city holidays, or snow days. (No Class on May 30)
 
 
 
Date: Dec 1st - Dec 31st Time: 3:00pm-6:00pm Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: Elementary and Middle School (Grades 1st - 8th
Cost: $10/ Child
Register Here!
 
Thu 12/01/22 to Fri 12/30/22  Drop-In Fencing 2022-December
Event ID: 50055
Interested in learning how to Fence or want to fine tune your skill in this fancy sport, come join in on the fun! Anyone age 18 and older is welcome to drop in; just pay $2 on site to join!
 Free for Kids from 6pm-7pm
Date: Wednesdays, Dec 1- Dec 31 Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm Location: Southern Oaks Recreation Center
 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $2 per participant
Register On-Site
 
Thu 12/01/22 to Thu 12/29/22  Square Dancing
Event ID: 46439
Come Join this fun social dance group as you dance through your square as well as some simple line dance. You will learn how to glide and turn with calls from the host caller. Squaring Dancing is a wonderful activity for your brain as well as movement of your feet and arms. Beginners are welcome no partner needed.
 
Date: Thurs, December 1-29 Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Thu 12/01/22 to Thu 12/29/22  Zydeco Dance
Event ID: 46451
The Zydeco dance style has its roots in folk dance that corresponds to the heavily syncopated zydeco music with creole roots. This dance style is good for single dancers or partners incorporating dance moves such as the Cajun waltz, two step, and the Cajun jitterbug.
 
Date: Thurs, December 1-29 Time: 11:30am-12:30pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Fri 12/02/22 to Fri 12/30/22  Spanish Club
Event ID: 50391
Join this group to learn conversational skills practicing the Spanish language. Bridge the gap between the written word and the spoken word. Beginning and experienced welcome.
 
Date: Fri, December 2-30 Time: 1:15pm-2:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Sat 12/03/22  Secret Santa Shopping for Parents
Event ID: 47859

Drop your children off for safe and fun activities while you do some much-needed holiday shopping without the kids. Kids will have fun making crafts and playing games while having some hot cocoa.

 
Date: Sat, 12/3  Time: 10a - 1p Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 4 - 12
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Mon 12/05/22 to Wed 12/28/22  Bridge
Event ID: 46500
Give your brain a workout and join in on a challenging card game.
 
Date: Mon & Wed, December 5-28  Time: 12:00pm-3:30pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Tue 12/06/22 to Tue 12/27/22  Discussion in History
Event ID: 46577
Are you a History Buff or you just like to discuss current events? This is the group for you! Join in on discussions through history. Group members choose topics and genres to discuss for each week.
 
Date: Tues, December 6-27 Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Tue 12/06/22 to Tue 12/27/22  Dominos
Event ID: 49473
Calling all domino players! A friendly game played for fun all are welcome.
 
Date: Tues, December 6-27  Time: 8:30am-11:30am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Wed 12/07/22 to Wed 12/28/22  Rummikub
Event ID: 46534
Want to learn a new game or you already know how to play? Then come join in! This game is tile-based for 2 to 4 players at a table combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.
 
Date: Wed, December Time: 10:15am-2:15pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Sat 12/10/22  Secret Santa Shopping for Parents
Event ID: 47860

Drop your children off for safe and fun activities while you do some much-needed holiday shopping without the kids. Kids will have fun making crafts and playing games while having some hot cocoa.

 
Date: Sat, 12/10  Time: 10a - 1pm Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 4 - 12
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Mon 12/12/22  Brown Bag Bingo & Speaker
Event ID: 46484
Come out and enjoy fellowship and don’t forget the fun and exciting game of Bingo. Bring your own lunch an item for a prize and listen to a guest speaker to discuss information important to senior citizens.
 
Date: Mon, December 14 Time: 11:30am-1:30pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Fri 12/16/22 to Sat 12/17/22  A Not-So-Silent Night
Event ID: 50316
Every kid that loves coming to Southern Oaks and has been involved in programs at Southern Oaks is invited to the biggest holiday party ever, A Not-So-Silent Night!! This party is every kid's dream come true: having a lock-in sleepover at Southern Oaks with all your friends! This sleepover will have all the pizza and candy that a kid could ever dream of, and the fun does not stop there.  You are encouraged to bring a gift to put under the tree for Swiping Secret Santa, and make sure to bring a warm coat to wear during the campfire marshmallow roast! Whether it is gym games, movies, arts & crafts, or video games, there is something for everyone. Bring comfy pajamas to change in to, a warm sleeping bag to curl up on, and a soft pillow to stake out your spot for the movies & hot cocoa. Enroll now, spaces are limited!! Drop off at 7:30pm Friday night and pick up at 8:30am Saturday morning.
 
Date: Friday & Saturday, Dec 16-17  Time: 8:00 pm - 9:00 am Location: Southern Oaks Recreation Center
 
Ages: 8-14
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Sat 12/17/22  Secret Santa Shopping for Parents
Event ID: 47861

Drop your children off for safe and fun activities while you do some much-needed holiday shopping without the kids. Kids will have fun making crafts and playing games while having some hot cocoa.

 
Date: Sat, 12/17  Time: 10a - 1pm Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: 4 - 12
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Mon 12/19/22  Get the Most Out of Your Android
Event ID: 49450
Need help with your phone? Bring your phone and questions to class and learn not only the basics calls, text, & photos as well as other features of your device. Pre-Registration Required
 
Date: Mon, December 19 Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: Free
Register on site!
 
Mon 12/26/22 to Sun 01/01/23  7 Days of Kwanzaa
Event ID: 47779 
7 Days of Kwanzaa
“Habari Ghani…” Come learn about and celebrate the Kwanzaa season with 7days of family entertainment, learning and fun. Activities include community mural painting, musical concerts, theatre performances, food giveaways and so much more. Bring the entire family in observance of this African American Holiday.  
 
Date: December 26, 2022-Jan 1st, 2023 Time: 6pm-8pm Location: Pitts Recreation Center
 
Ages: All
Cost: Free
Register Here!
 
Tue 12/27/22  WRSC Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
 
 
 
 a little appreciation just to say thank you! We invite all our official volunteers to this luncheon 
Please contact WRSC for more information 405.297.1455 
 
Date: December Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center   Ages: 50+ Cost: Free Register on Site!
 
Mon 01/09/23 to Wed 03/01/23  Home School Band Class
Event ID: 50844
Your young band member will learn beginner music fundamentals in this course designed to encourage learning a musical instrument. Open to young musicians ages/grades 9-15 (4th -8th grade). Participants must provide instruments. Limited Percussion and wind instruments supplied with paid deposit. Classes begin Jan 9th, 2023-March 1st., 2023. Meets Mondays and Wednesdays. Scheduled culminating activity/performance.
 
Date: Monday, Wed. Jan. 10th- March 1st.  Time: 10:00am-11:30am Location: Taylor Recreation Center
 
Ages: 9-15
Cost: $45
Register Here!
 
Thu 01/26/23  Girls Talk!
Event ID: 49921
Geared towards helping the future generation of young women build self-esteem. Also exploring girl issues including health, safety, and personal grooming issues.
 
Date: Jan 26-Feb 23, 2023, Thurs Time: 6:00pn-7:30pm Location: Macklanburg Meeting Room
 
Ages: 10-16
Cost: Free!
Register Here!
 
Mon 03/13/23 to Thu 03/16/23  Oklahoma's Black Towns Tour
Event ID: 50458
This 4- day camp (3/13-3/16) will teach the contributions of African Americans in the development of the great State of Oklahoma. Students will research historic townships, and visit select towns while creating a video blog of their experiences. Supplemental materials included with class. Meets M-Th. 7am-2:00pm.  ages 10-17 $25 (Adults ages 18+ $40)
 
Date: M, Tu, W, TH. 3/13-3/16, 2023  Time: 7:00am-2:00pm Location: Taylor Recreation Center
 
Ages: 10-17
Cost: $25
Register Here!
 
 
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