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.
 

Creative Arts

Mon 08/26/19 to Fri 01/10/20  Open Studio
Event ID: 25476
Open time for participating art students to work on projects and to complete entries for Art Show exhibits.  The studio is open for anyone interested.  On-line registration not available.
 
Mon, Tue, Thu, & Fri, Sep 3-Sep 30 9:00am-12:00pm/1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $2/drop in fee
 
 
Wed 10/02/19 to Wed 10/23/19  Art 101
Event ID: 25206
An entry level opportunity to begin participating in art, capturing life in painting an drawing.  Learn the beginning steps in shading, dimension, and color theory while sketching and painting on canvas.  Each student will complete two paintings and numerous sketches.
 
Wed, Oct 2-Oct 23 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $15
Register Here! or On site.
 
Mon 10/07/19 to Thu 10/31/19  Ceramics-October
Event ID: 25211
Learn the basics in the complete process in making clay creations of your choice. Pouring, cleaning, glazing instruction with opportunities to advance in techniques.  Molds and clay are provided.  Students will be provided a list of supplies needed.
 
Mon & Thu, Oct 3-Oct 31 9:00am-12:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $10/month
Register Here! or On site.
 
Mon 10/07/19 to Fri 11/01/19  Open Studio-October
Event ID: 25773
Open time for participating art students to work on projects and to complete entries for Art Show exhibits.  The studio is open for anyone interested.  On-line registration not available.
 
Mon, Tue, Thu, & Fri, Oct 1- Oct 31 9:00am-12:00pm/1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $2/drop in fee
 
 
Tue 10/15/19  Get Your Party on with Bob Ross
Event ID: 23742
Cindy Mason will instruct as you paint along with a video segment of celebrated artist/teacher Bob Ross. We will have a paint party with refreshments and lots of fun! All skill levels (including beginners) invited! Supplies will be provided.
 
Tue, Oct 15    6:00pm - 8:00pm    Location: Will Rogers Senior Center   
 
Ages: 50+   
Cost: $15  
Register on site!
 
Mon 11/04/19 to Thu 11/28/19  Ceramics-November
Event ID: 25212
Learn the basics in the complete process in making clay creations of your choice. Pouring, cleaning, glazing instruction with opportunities to advance in techniques.  Molds and clay are provided.  Students will be provided a list of supplies needed.
 
Mon & Thu, Nov 4-Nov 25 9:00am-12:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $10/month
Register Here! or On site.
 
Mon 11/04/19 to Fri 12/06/19  Open Studio-November
Event ID: 25777
Open time for participating art students to work on projects and to complete entries for Art Show exhibits.  The studio is open for anyone interested.  On-line registration not available.
 
Mon, Tue, Thu, & Fri, Nov 1-Nov 27 9:00am-12:00pm/1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $2/drop in fee
 
 
Wed 11/06/19 to Wed 11/27/19  Painting-Explore Your Creativity November
Event ID: 25480
Join in on this casual painting class while the instructor offers suggestions and tips to enhance your paintings. You will be able to paint in watercolor, oil, or acrylic. Each student paints individual work from personally selected subjects. Beginners are welcome.
 
Wed, Nov 6-Nov 27 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 
Mon 12/02/19 to Thu 12/26/19  Ceramics-October
Event ID: 25213
Learn the basics in the complete process in making clay creations of your choice. Pouring, cleaning, glazing instruction with opportunities to advance in techniques.  Molds and clay are provided.  Students will be provided a list of supplies needed.
 
Mon & Thu, Dec 2-Dec 30 9:00am-12:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $10/month
Register Here! or On site.
 
Mon 12/02/19 to Fri 01/03/20  Open Studio-December
Event ID: 25781
Open time for participating art students to work on projects and to complete entries for Art Show exhibits.  The studio is open for anyone interested.  On-line registration not available.
 
Mon, Tue, Thu, & Fri, Dec 2-Dec 31 9:00am-12:00pm/1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $2/drop in fee
 
 
Wed 12/04/19 to Wed 12/18/19  Painting-Explore Your Creativity December
Event ID: 25483
Join in on this casual painting class while the instructor offers suggestions and tips to enhance your paintings. You will be able to paint in watercolor, oil, or acrylic. Each student paints individual work from personally selected subjects. Beginners are welcome.
 
Wed, Dec 4-Dec 18 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $10
Register Here!
 

Health, Wellness & Fitness

Mon 08/05/19 to Fri 01/03/20  OKC Walking Club - Will Rogers Senior Walkers
Event ID: 25472
Did you know the most popular form of exercise in the United States is walking? Experts suggest walking 6,000 steps a day to improve health and 10,000 steps a day to lose weight. Contact your local OKC Recreation Center walking clubs for days and times to join in and get walkin'!  Count sheets and walking tips will be available for record keeping if requested. Call 297-2211 to find the club closest to you!
 
Starting in Sep, Mon - Fri 8:00am - 9:00am
Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: FREE
Register on site only
 
Wed 09/04/19 to Fri 12/20/19  Tai Chi for Better Balance
Event ID: 25256
Join this gentle, low impact, slow moving exercise commonly referred to meditation in motion.  This beginner class promotes flowing movements to improve balance, coordination, strength, flexibility and reduce stress.  No registration required.
 
Wed & Fri, Sep 4-Dec 20 2:30pm-3:15pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: FREE
 
 
Fri 09/06/19 to Fri 12/20/19  Yogalates
Event ID: 25192
Combination yoga and pilates class incorporating stretching and developing core strength.  Performed in a chair this class is set to soft music, providing a feeling of relaxation while exercising.  Presented by Integris Health
 
Fri, Sep 6-Dec 20 11:30am-12:30pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: FREE
 
 
Mon 09/30/19 to Wed 10/30/19  Gentle Yoga-October
Event ID: 25099
No pretzels or headstands here! This gentle and slower paced yoga class uses simple movements with learn instructions, offering variation according to ability and need.  Experience better balance, quality of breathing and greater self-awareness.
 
Mon,Wed, &Fri, Oct 2-Oct 30 9:00am-10:00am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $15/month
Register Here! or On site.
 
Tue 10/01/19 to Thu 10/31/19  Zumba Gold-October
Event ID: 25761
This class is as much fun as regular Zumba but not as intense.  Get inspired by a variety of musical styles and rhythms with easy Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.  Enjoy calorie and fat burning effects of the aerobic activity, along with a total body workout.  Registration is not required.
 
Tue & Thu, Oct 1-Oct 31 10:00am-11:00am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $3 each class
 
 
Mon 10/28/19 to Fri 11/29/19  Gentle Yoga-November
Event ID: 25101
No pretzels or headstands here! This gentle and slower paced yoga class uses simple movements with learn instructions, offering variation according to ability and need.  Experience better balance, quality of breathing and greater self-awareness.
 
Mon,Wed, &Fri, Nov 1-Nov 27 9:00am-10:00am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $15/month
Register Here! or On site.
 
Tue 11/05/19 to Thu 11/28/19  Zumba Gold-November
Event ID: 25763
This class is as much fun as regular Zumba but not as intense.  Get inspired by a variety of musical styles and rhythms with easy Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.  Enjoy calorie and fat burning effects of the aerobic activity, along with a total body workout.  Registration is not required.
 
Tue & Thu, Nov 5-Nov 26 10:00am-11:00am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $3 each class
 
 
Mon 12/02/19 to Fri 01/03/20  Gentle Yoga-December
Event ID: 25107
No pretzels or headstands here! This gentle and slower paced yoga class uses simple movements with learn instructions, offering variation according to ability and need.  Experience better balance, quality of breathing and greater self-awareness.
 
Mon,Wed, &Fri, Dec 2-Dec 30 9:00am-10:00am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $15/month
Register Here! or On site.
 
Tue 12/03/19 to Thu 12/26/19  Zumba Gold-December
Event ID: 25765
This class is as much fun as regular Zumba but not as intense.  Get inspired by a variety of musical styles and rhythms with easy Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.  Enjoy calorie and fat burning effects of the aerobic activity, along with a total body workout.  Registration is not required.
 
Tue & Thu, Dec 3-Dec 31 10:00am-11:00am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $3 each class
 
 

Nature

Sat 10/26/19  Halloween on the Green
Event ID: 25170
Join us for some fun Halloween crafts!  Decorate sugar skulls, get your face painted, and other fun crafts.  You will also get to pot up your own plant to take home!  Take a stroll down the trick or treat trail you may see a few fairy tale characters!  In-partnership with NW Optimist Performing Arts Center.
 
Sat, Oct 26 10:00am - 2:00pm Location: Will Rogers Gardens
 
Ages: All ages
Cost: $5/participant
Register Here!
 

Performing Arts

Wed 09/04/19 to Wed 01/01/20  Line Dancing
Event ID: 25473
Would you like to dance but don't have a partner?  No problem! Line dancing is a pattern of steps repeated until it becomes familiar to enjoy the groove. Gain confidence and make new friends in this safe environment. Wear smooth-soled shoes.  On-line registration not available.
 
Wed, Sep 4-Dec 18 1:00pm-2:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $4/drop in fee
 
 
Thu 09/05/19 to Thu 12/19/19  Square Dancing
Event ID: 25156
Come join this fun social dance of turns and glides through everyone in your "square".  Beginners are very welcome to come and learn the movements called by the host.  A wonderful activity to get your brain, feet, and arms working together.
 
Thu, Sep 5-Dec 18 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: FREE
 
 
Fri 09/06/19 to Fri 12/20/19  Community Sing and Play Along
Event ID: 25166
Bring an instrument (voice counts as one) and join in on this all levels welcome music jam.  Guitars, violins, mandolins, ukulele's, or any other instrument are all welcome to help create a symphony of song. Participants are encouraged to bring favorite songs to play.  Don Munday Serves as conductor.
 
Fri, Sep 6-Dec 20 12:30pm-1:30pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: FREE
 
 
Wed 10/02/19 to Wed 10/23/19  Seated Hula Dancing-October
Event ID: 25458
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. All levels can experience the loosening of joints as you glide to the Hawaiian music.
 
Wed, Oct 2-Oct 23 12:00pm-12:45pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Wed 10/02/19 to Wed 10/30/19  Tap & Jazz Dancing-October
Event ID: 25783
Heel to toe, click and clack your way to active fun in this lively dance.  Learn to dance through a variety of music styles and show tunes.  A great mind-body exercise connection with cardio vascular benefits. On-line registration unavailable.
 
Mon & Wed, Oct 2-Oct 30 10:30am-11:30am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: $5 drop-in fee
 
 
Mon 11/04/19 to Wed 11/27/19  Tap & Jazz Dancing-November
Event ID: 25785
Heel to toe, click and clack your way to active fun in this lively dance.  Learn to dance through a variety of music styles and show tunes.  A great mind-body exercise connection with cardio vascular benefits. On-line registration unavailable.
 
Mon & Wed, Nov 4-Nov 27 10:30am-11:30am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: $5 drop-in fee
 
 
Wed 11/06/19 to Wed 11/27/19  Seated Hula Dancing-November
Event ID: 25459
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. All levels can experience the loosening of joints as you glide to the Hawaiian music.
 
Wed, Nov 6-Nov 27 12:00pm-12:45pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 
Mon 12/02/19 to Wed 12/25/19  Tap & Jazz Dancing-December
Event ID: 25787
Heel to toe, click and clack your way to active fun in this lively dance.  Learn to dance through a variety of music styles and show tunes.  A great mind-body exercise connection with cardio vascular benefits. On-line registration unavailable.
 
Mon & Wed, Dec 2-Dec 30 10:30am-11:30am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: $5 drop-in fee
 
 
Wed 12/04/19 to Wed 12/18/19  Seated Hula Dancing-December
Event ID: 25460
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. All levels can experience the loosening of joints as you glide to the Hawaiian music.
 
Wed, Dec 4-Dec 18 12:00pm-12:45pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $5
Register Here!
 

Special Events

Mon 10/14/19  Monthly Senior Luncheon-October
Event ID: 25283
Come out and enjoy food, fellowship, and a speaker the last Friday of each month.  Bingo will follow the luncheon.  This is a potlock luncheon, please call 297-1455 for further details.
 
Mon, Oct 14 11:30am-1:30pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: FREE
 
 
Thu 10/24/19  Let's Go to the Movies-October
Event ID: 25429
Van trip to local theater to view a new release.  Call center for selected movie and lunch choice.  Participants will be responsible for the cost of the movie and lunch cost.
 
Thu, Oct 24 10:00am-2:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $10
Call 297-1455 for more information and to register to attend.
 
Mon 11/18/19  Monthly Senior Luncheon-November
Event ID: 25284
Come out and enjoy food, fellowship, and a speaker the last Friday of each month.  Bingo will follow the luncheon.  This is a potlock luncheon, please call 297-1455 for further details.
 
Mon, Nov 18 11:30am-1:30pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: FREE
 
 
Mon 12/09/19  Monthly Senior Luncheon-December
Event ID: 25285
Come out and enjoy food, fellowship, and a speaker the last Friday of each month.  Bingo will follow the luncheon.  This is a potlock luncheon, please call 297-1455 for further details.
 
Mon, Dec 9 11:30am-1:30pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: FREE
 
 

Special Interest

Tue 09/03/19 to Tue 12/03/19  Discussions in History
Event ID: 25177
Join this new club for history buffs.  Members will meet on every Tuesday to enjoy open discussion about events in history.  Members will choose what to research and discuss at the next meeting.
 
Tue, Sep 3-Dec 17 2:00pm-3:00pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: FREE
 
 
Wed 09/04/19 to Wed 01/01/20  Rummikub
Event ID: 25449
More fun than intense competition come join in on a weekly game of Rummikub. A game similar to rummy but using tiles rather than cards and played in groups of 3 or larger.  No online registration available.
 
Wed, Sep 4-Dec 18 10:00am-2:30pm Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 55+
Cost: $2/day
 
 
Mon 09/16/19 to Mon 12/16/19  Book Club
Event ID: 25151
Challenge your mind and join our book club discussion group that meets one time a month. A new book chosen by the group is suggested each month with a discussion to share and hear other perspectives. Call 297-1455 for a list of books.  Online registration unavailable.
 
Mon, Sep 9, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9 10:15am-11:15am Location: Will Rogers Senior Center
 
Ages: 50+
Cost: FREE
 
 
 
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