JPCC Happenings - December 2020
Joyner Park Community Center invites you to engage in the incredible array of programs and classes we offer. JPCC Happenings provides a complete listing of upcoming initiatives you may find interesting. Be sure to check out all the great programs we have starting in December!

We have two-hour time slots for Open Play Pickleball and one-hour slots for the walking track and fitness room! Go to wakeforestnc.recdesk.com to register for a time slot! Please note: Cleanings are done every hour. 

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is taking all reasonable precautions to best promote the health and safety of our community. Public health is a shared responsibility, and it is one we take very seriously. We are continuing to follow local, state and national public health updates and assessing our role in curbing the spread of COVID-19. We urge participants in all our programs to monitor their own health, stay home if they are sick or not feeling well, wash their hands often, wear a mask, and take appropriate physical distancing measures. These actions are vital to slowing the spread of the virus and protecting the most vulnerable in our community. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

For more information contact Program Specialist Shawn Monday or Recreation Manager Cindi King.


Operating Schedule
We are currently operating according to the following modified schedule:

  • Monday-Friday - 8 am-Noon; Noon-4 pm (business hours only with appointment); 4-8:30 pm
  • Saturday - 8 am-Noon
  • Sunday – Closed


Holiday Operations
Joyner Park Community Center will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday Thursday, Dec. 24, through Monday, Dec. 28. We will resume modified operating hours on Tuesday, Dec. 29, at 8 a.m.

JPCC will close at noon on Thursday, Dec. 31, and remain closed Friday, Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s Day. We will resume modified operating hours on Saturday, Jan. 2, at 8 a.m.


Upcoming Programs & Classes

The Joyner Park Community Center offers something for EVERYONE! (listed in age order). Pre-register at wakeforestnc.recdesk.com
 
Adult Cooking Fun (ages 15+) 
Do you like to entertain, cook or just like the pleasure of good food? Our adult cooking classes will entertain your pallet with a variety of cuisines for the novice and experienced cooks alike! Learn to cook with ease, speed and variety while enjoying various entrées. Menu: Lemon Chicken 
Tue | Dec 1 | 10:30-12:30 pm | Resident: $35 Non-Resident: $50 
 
Wake-Up Workout Boot Camp (ages 18+) 
Get your week started off right with a Wake-Up workout on Tuesday morning! What better way to start your day AND week! You will go through a series of exercises such as push-ups, bear crawls, jump squats, burpees and more! Grab a partner and get your day started with this boot camp style fitness class! Classes will be outside in the park with some use of the indoor facility. 
Tue | Dec 1-22 | 6:30 am-7:15 pm | Resident: $43 Non-Resident: $58 
*Drop-In option available 24 hours prior to each class $14RD/$18 (Class minimum must be met before drop-in goes into effect) 
 
Line Dancing (ages 16+) 
Do you love to dance and meet new friends? Then Line Dancing is for you. No experience needed. We will be dancing to all types of music while learning basic beginner dance steps. Line Dancing is great for your mind, body & soul. Come join the fun. 
Wed | Dec 2-16 | 6-7 pm | Resident: $30 Non-Resident: $38 
*Drop-In option available 24 hours prior to each class $12RD/$15 (Class minimum must be met before drop-in goes into effect) 
 
Cooking for FUN Jr. Chefs (ages 7-13) 
Introduce yourself to the joys of preparing fun and nutritious foods. Explore new foods, try exotic flavors, and build confidence in the kitchen. Menu: Reggae Chicken 
Thu | Dec 3 | 4:30-6 pm | Resident: $30 Non-Resident: $45 
 
Kids Night Out (ages 5-10) 
Hey kids! Leave the parents at home and join us for a FUN FRIDAY night! Join the staff of Joyner Park Community Center to get into the spirit at Kids Night Out | Holiday edition. During this three-hour event you will enjoy, crafts, games, more games and loads of fun! And yes, pizza will be served! Tell your friends! The more the merrier! 
Fri | Dec 4 | 6-9 pm | Resident: $15 Non-Resident: $30 
  
Kidokinetics Sports & Fitness (w/caregiver) (ages 2-5) 
Move, stretch and build confidence together while learning fundamental gross motor and sports skills. Engaging children in active play encourages a positive attitude towards active play and physical activity. Benefits include increased social stimulation, improved muscle strength and coordination and dedicated play time with your child! Activities include a variety of age appropriate sports, games and activities. 
Fri | Dec 4-18 | 10-10:45 am | Resident: $30 Non-Resident: $45 
 
Cookie Decorating 101 | Virtual | (ages 18+) 
There is no shortage of winter fun in our cookie decorating class. Learn how to flood, pipe, and add embellishments to your snowflake cookies, as well as a cute little snow girl cookie with a polar bear joining the fun as well as a snowman. All skill levels are welcome. Theme: Winter 
Sat | Dec 12 | 10 am-1 pm | Virtual: $32 
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