Experience Yucca Valley Recreation Guide
Keep track of upcoming events with the Yucca Valley Recreation Guide! Copies can be picked up at the Community Center and at Town Hall. The guide, along with online registration, is available on our website at
registration is also accepted at the Yucca Valley Community Center. The highly popular Spring/Summer Edition will be released in March!
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 26, 2016
9:00 a.m. Sharp!
Community Center Softball Field
Ages 8 and under are welcome, this event is FREE!
Take a photo with the Easter Bunny!
Earth Day Conservation Fair
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Yucca Valley Community Center
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Free Admission! Enjoy arts & crafts vendors, live music, face painting, kids activities, gardening advice and more!
Hosted by the Hi-Desert Nature Museum.
Mom, Dad & Me Drop-In Playtime
Tuesdays from 9:30 am to 10:30 am
$2.00 per session, no registration required
Social interaction is a big part of child development. The Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department is hosting a weekly Mom, Dad and Me class held at the Yucca Valley Community Center from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. The class gives an opportunity for parents and children to interact in a social learning environment. The weekly sessions are geared for young children up to five years of age and include activities in art, singing, dancing and a variety of other creative and fun learning experiences led by instructor Bianca Stoker.Just come and play! No registration is required for this drop-in style class! Participants pay a $2.00 fee per session at the door and all materials are included. This class is just one of many recreational programs and events organized by the Town of Yucca Valley's Community Services Department. For more information please call the Yucca Valley Community Services Department at 760 369-7211, Monday through Thursday 12:00-5:00 p.m.
NEW! Youth Theater Workshops
Times: 11:00 a.m. (Ages 8-12) and 12:30 p.m. (Ages 12-17)
Ages: 8-12 yrs and 12-17 yrs
Cost: $30 per workshop (3 Saturdays)
Location: Community Center
Join instructor Bianca Stoker for these fun and rewarding Youth Theater Workshops! Ms. Stoker is an accomplished performer who has designed these workshops to provide youth participants with an exciting theatrical experience in an encouraging environment. Classes are 90 minutes and take place on select Saturdays. Students age 12 can choose either age group.
Learn about the art of improvisation! Come shout, dance, and play as we explore the comedy of thinking on your feet!
Saturdays: March 5, 12, 19
Musical Theater Workshop:
Stretch your legs and warm up those pipes! In this class students will learn song and dance to popular show tunes!
Saturdays: April 2, 9, 16 (Includes performance at Earth Day on April 16th!)
Auditions can be scary but they don't have to be! This workshop will focus on choosing the right audition material, as well as audition etiquette and techniques. Step onto the stage with confidence!
Saturdays: May 7, 14, 21
Youth Gymnastics Classes Develop Coordination and Confidence
Next session begins March 28th
Yucca Valley Community Center
Town of Yucca Valley's gymnastics classes for kids are offered in 4-week sessions at the Yucca Valley Community Center. Four class selections are offered including Kinder Gym, Beginning Gymnastics, Intermediate Gymnastics and Beginning Rhythmic Gymnastics. Gymnastics turns movement into learning while helping children develop coordination, listening skills and confidence. Instructor Heather Kaczmarczyk-Huntoon is an experienced gymnast of 15 years and has been a gymnastics instructor for 12 years. Classes are age-appropriate, engaging and fun! All Gymnastic classes are offered on Mondays at the Yucca Valley Community Center with Kinder Gym at 3:30 p.m., Beginning Gymnastics at 4:00 p.m., Intermediate Gymnastics at 5:00 p.m., and Beginning Rhythmic Gymnastics at 6:00 p.m. Participants are required to register in advance for the four week sessions and pay class fees of $30 per session for Kinder Gym and $40 per session for Beginning, Intermediate and Rhythmic classes. Registration is accepted online at
or in person at the Yucca Valley Community Center, Monday through Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information view the Recreation Guide at
or contact the Yucca Valley Community Services Dept. at 760 369-7211.
New Session Starting March 16, 2016
Wednesdays - 6 pm Ballroom, 7 pm Swing
$40 Per Session, must be 14 years or older
Yucca Valley Community Center
Ballroom Dancing Class
You've seen it on "Dancing With the Stars", now you can experience Ballroom Dancing yourself. Ballroom dancing is easy to learn and besides being great fun, is also great exercise for people of all ages. Dances to be taught include: Cha Cha, Foxtrot, Rumba, Tango and Waltz.
Swing Dancing Class
East Coast Swing Dancing is very easy to learn and besides being great fun, it is also excellent exercise for people of all ages. This retro-style dance can be enjoyed with many kinds of music including Big Band, Rhythm & Blues, 50's Lounge Music, Western Swing, Rockabilly and 50's Rock And Roll.
You do not need to bring a partner. As in all social dance classes, partners will be rotated throughout the lesson. Pre-registration required. Register at:
Session 5: March 16, 23, 30, April 6
Dog Obedience Classes
New Session Starting April 7, 2016
Thursdays: 4:00 pm Advanced Obedience or Puppy Class, 5:30 Basic Obedience
$135 Per Six Week Session - Puppy Class or Basic Obedience
$175 Per Six Week Session - Advanced Obedience
Puppy Class - Up to Age 1
The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy class is a new program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. This class provides an opportunity for your dog to socialize with other dogs. You will get information on all puppy issues, including house training, chewing, and the most effective way to teach practical skills such as coming when called.
Basic Dog Obedience
This is a six-week course to establish skills for successful communication between you and your dog and learn to master the AKC Canine Good Citizen guidelines. Instruction includes Sit, Stay, Come, Down, Leave it & Heel, in addition to participating in team socialization exercises and target problem solving.
Advanced Dog Obedience
This class will teach the skills required for the AKC Canine Good Citizen Certificate. Instruction includes wait and sit/stay in groups; walking on a loose leash; calmness in crowds, with strangers and with other dogs; and obeying distance commands. The class will also include preparation in the skills required for your dog to become a registered therapy dog. This class begins May 26th.
Session 5: April 7 - May 12 4:00 pm Puppy Class 5:30 pm Basic Obedience Day: Thursdays
Cost: Puppy Class and Basic Obedience: $135 (six weeks)