Schedule: Friday, October 7
Contact: Tiffany Placide, 936-522-3960, [email protected]
Lots of fun activities are in store as we kick off the new Fresh Friday season. Children in grades 1-6 can join us for Parents’ Night at the Oscar Johnson, Jr. Community Center (100 Park Place) from 7-11 p.m. Parents can enjoy a night out while we make sure the kids are safe and having fun! The cost is only $6 for residents and $8 for non-residents. Affordable concessions and novelty items are also available. Registration is via the online Cognito form available on the City of Conroe website and must be completed in advance. This program will reach capacity, so register now! Call (936) 522-3960 for more information.
Event Date: Thursdays, October 6-November 17, 6:00-6:50 p.m.
Contact: Kellie Hall, 936-522-3906, [email protected]
This NEW course will prepare you for the Turkey Trot 5K by discussing training plans, proper warm-up, routines, questions answered, nutrition and support. Participants in this class will receive $10 off their Conroe Turkey Trot registration. The fee is $30 for residents and $37 for non-residents. You can register online at cityofconroe.org or call the recreation center at 936-522-3900.
Registration: until October 8
Execution of the program: Session II, from October 10 to December 15
Contact: Nancy Valadez, 936.522.3911, [email protected]
Youth dance registration is now open for the fall. Tap, ballet and jazz programs offer students ages 18 months to 16 years the opportunity to experience dance for the first time or continue to hone their skills. Classes are offered Monday through Thursday at various times. This session focuses on learning a routine to perform on stage at our annual Christmas recital. Contact the CK Ray Recreation Center at 936-522-3900 or online at cityofconroe.org for more information.
Registration: until October 10
Program Execution: October 10-25
Contact: Nancy Valadez, 936-522-3911, [email protected]
Explore the world of art through clay (Monday) or ceramics (Tuesday). Learn tips and tricks for creating a personal masterpiece in these unique 3-week courses. Each session costs $50 for residents and $63 for non-residents. Contact the CK Ray Recreation Center at 936-522-3900 or online at cityofconroe.org for more information.
Registration: until October 14
Program execution: October 17 to December 2
Youth Gymnastics registration is now open for Fall Session II classes at the CK Ray Recreation Center. Gymnastics classes are fun and a great way to improve a child’s coordination, flexibility and strength. Beginner classes are offered from age 3 and more advanced classes are based on skill level 6+. Contact the CK Ray Recreation Center at 936-522-3900 or online at cityofconroe.org for more information.
Registration: Until October 13, or until sold out
Execution of the program: Friday, October 14
Want to paint in the dark? Paint a canvas under black lights using glow in the dark acrylic paints. The paintings will be Halloween themed. A one-day workshop is $40, Conroe residents receive a 25% discount (verification required). Contact the CK Ray Recreation Center at 936-522-3900 or online at cityofconroe.org for more information.
Registration: until October 15
Program execution: October 17 to November 7
With so many fad diets out there, have you ever wondered where to start? This one-hour, 4-week course will focus on basic nutrition and creating long-lasting healthy habits for you and your family. Topics will include, but not be limited to, goal setting, reading labels, food journaling, macro versus calories, and survival during the holiday season. Each week we will set a new habit-based goal. Please bring a pen and notebook to class. This class is $80, Conroe residents receive a reduced rate of 25% (verification required). Contact the CK Ray Recreation Center at 936-522-3900 or online at cityofconroe.org for more information.
Program execution: October 15, Saturday
Contact person: Billy Books
Email: [email protected]
Refine your swimming technique for competition or training with one of our clinics. This clinic will focus on improving the Front Crawl, commonly referred to as Freestyle, as well as open turns and front flips. The clinic starts at 10:00 a.m. at the Conroe Aquatic Center. The cost is $10 for City of Conroe residents and $12 for non-residents. Registration closes three days before each workshop. Contact the Conroe Aquatic Center at 936-522-3930 or online at cityofconroe.org.
Registration: until October 17
Event Races: October 22, Saturday
Contact: Datrin Rogers, 936-522-3960, [email protected]
Now is the time to reserve your booth for the community-wide garage sale on Saturday, October 22. The location has moved to Heritage Place Park located at 500 Collins St. A single space is $25 and a double space is $40, maximum of two double spaces per vendor. A $5 kiosk discount is available by donating five canned goods or dried foods at the time of registration. Food cannot be sold without a valid health permit. Unsold items from the garage sale can be left behind and donated to a local charity. Booths are going fast, so get yours today! Call (936) 522-3960 for more information.
Event date: Saturday, October 22
Ages: all ages
Join the fun at Carl Barton Jr. Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with face painting, inflatables, pony rides, fun booths and more! This free event is for the whole family! Contact the CK Ray Recreation Center at 936-522-3900 or online at cityofconroe.org for more information.