JPCC Happenings - November 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 programs you may find interesting.

It’s not too late to sign up for programs starting at the end of October running through November! And check out all the great programs we have starting in November!

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


Operating Schedule

We are currently open on 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

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.


Upcoming Programs & Classes

The Joyner Park Community Center offers something for EVERYONE! (listed in age order). Pre-register at wakeforestnc.recdesk.com
 
Parent & Me Preschool Prep (ages 2-5 w/parent)
With parent participation, your child will become preschool ready! With a blend of literacy, art, hands-on activities, all while they learn their letters, colors, shapes, music, and more! Themes will change weekly and include a variety of topics that will surely peak your child's interest. 
Mon | Nov 2-Dec 7 | 4-4:45 pm | Resident: $75 Non-Resident: $90  
 
Little Lions Taekwondo (ages 2-6) 
Our exciting program for kids will develop your child’s focus, self-esteem, self-confidence, and overall sense of purpose! Little Lions opens the door by introducing participants to important life skills such as, focus, teamwork, and memory through fun and motivational training. Additional $50 fee paid to instructor for uniform and t-shirt at first class. 
Thu | Nov 12-Dec 10 | 5:30-6 pm | Resident: $55 Non-Resident: $70 
No class Nov 26
 
Nike © Marathon Kids Run Club (ages 5-12)
Kidokinetics has partnered with Marathon Kids sponsored by Nike® to offer this running and fitness program for kids! Run/walk a full half marathon during the 8-week session. Work on proper running form, strength, flexibility, balance and coordination. Class builds confidence and discipline while helping kids to set and achieve goals!
Tue | Nov 17-Jan 1 | 4:45-5:45 pm | Resident: $95 Non-Resident: $110
No class Dec 22 & 29
 
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.
Thu | Oct 29 | 4:30-6 pm | Resident: $30 Non-Resident: $45 Virtual: $23 | Menu: Breakfast Omelets 
Thu | Nov 12 | 4:30-6 pm | Resident: $30 Non-Resident: $45 Menu: Coconut Chicken Tenders

Beginner Taekwondo (ages 7+) 
This beginner class covers simple self-defense techniques, all while aiding in building self-confidence! The benefit for younger participants will be developing concentration and focus, while the young at heart will find an increase in fitness levels! Adults will benefit by improving flexibility, strength, muscle tone, and an overall greater discipline. Additional $50 fee paid to instructor for uniform and t-shirt at first class. 
Thu | Nov 12-Dec 10 | 6:10-7 pm | Resident: $65 Non-Resident: $80 
No class Nov 26 
 
Bring It Majorette Dance (ages 10-16)
Join this high-energy, synchronized, rhythmic dance building class that will have you wanting more! The moves and technique draw from ballet, jazz, modern dance, hip hop, and gymnastics. 
Thu | Oct 29-Dec 10 | 6:30-7:30 pm | Resident: $70 Non-Resident: $85
No class Nov 26
 
REFIT ® Fitness (ages 14+) 
REFIT® is a positive fitness experience that fits everybody. The REFIT® experience pairs powerful fitness-based movements with positive music for a cardio-focused workout that is challenging, effective, and fun for everyone. REFIT® is perfect for every fitness level, and strives to make your fitness journey fun. Registration ends Oct 26.
Thu| Oct 29-Dec 10 |6-7 pm | Resident: $32 Non-Resident: $47 
No class Nov 19 & 26
*Drop-In option available 24 hours prior to each class $8RD/$10 
(class minimum must be met before drop-in goes into effect) 

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: Beef Medallion Offered both In-person and virtually.
Tue | Oct 27 | 10:30 am-12:30 pm | Resident: $35 Non-Resident: $50 Virtual: $26 | Menu: Creole Chicken
Tue | Nov 10 | 10:30-12:30 pm | Resident: $35 Non-Resident: $50 | Menu: Jerk Chicken

Pickleball Clinic | Intermediate (ages 16+) 
Ready to improve your pickleball technique even more? Players who are already experienced with serving and rallying consistently but are looking to take their game to the next level, are invited to join in! Participate in targeted doubles drills designed to improve movement, shot selection, accuracy, power, consistency, and the all-important third shot drop. Registration ends: Oct 29 
Mon | Nov 2-9 | 6-8 pm | Resident: $50 Non-Resident: $65 
 
Tai Chi for Beginners (ages 16+) 
A basic introduction to Tai Chi movement with a focus on breathing with gentle, slow fluid body movements. This practice is excellent for calming the busy mind and suitable for all fitness levels! Tai Chi is a tonic for the body, mind and spirit. 
Tue | Nov 3-24 | 7-7:45 pm | Resident: $48 Non-Resident: $63 
*Drop-In option available 24 hours prior to each class $15RD/$20 
(class minimum must be met before drop-in goes into effect) 
 
Move It Move It Fitness Dance (ages 18+)
This high energy, body moving class will include isolated workouts to tone and assist in weight loss, all while learning various line dances that will make you a hit on the dance floor! Don't miss out on this great opportunity for some fun me time!
Thu | Oct 29-Dec 10 | 7:40-8:40 pm | Resident: $50 Non-Resident: $65
No class Nov 26
*Drop-In option available 24 hours prior to each class $10RD/$13 
(class minimum must be met before drop-in goes into effect) 

Strength & Strollers (ages  18+) 
This mommy or dad and me class is designed to allow moms and dads to participate in an exercise program, along with interacting with their kiddos and other parents. Class is 45 minutes, with the majority of the class including cardio and body weight/band strengthening while entertaining the kids by moving around the facility or park (weather permitting). The last 10 minutes will include an activity that all can enjoy! Strollers are required.   
Tue | Nov 3-24 | 10-10:45 am | Resident: $40 Non-Resident: $55 
*Drop-In option available 24 hours prior to each class $13RD/$17 
(class minimum must be met before drop-in goes into effect) 

Cookie Decorating 101 (ages 18+) *Virtual*
Fall is in the air! Time to get out those baking sheets. Learn how to flood cookie apples, try your hand at making stunning fall cookies using wet-on-wet technique, and learn how to use piping skills to make your pumpkin cookies the envy of the neighborhood. Come join us. All skill levels are welcome.
Sat | Nov 14 | 10-1 pm | Virtual: $32 | Fall Theme

Zumba (ages 18+)
Ditch the workout and join the party! Come out and join us for a workout like none other! We will teach you steps to popular dances like salsa, merengue, cumbia, reggaeton, hip-hop, belly dancing and more.
Sat | Nov 14-Dec 12 |9-10 am | Resident: $20 Non-Resident: $35 
Mon | Nov 23-Dec 14 | 6:30-7:30 pm | Resident: $20 Non-Resident: $40
*Drop-In option available 24 hours prior to each class $7RD/$10 
(class minimum must be met before drop-in goes into effect) 

Barre Fit (ages 18+)
Barre Fit is a great blend of low impact class that will tone and strength your muscles, flexibility, balance and core conditioning in a total body workout that targets the hips, glutes, abs, and arms. The emphasis on proper alignment, balance, and core engagement means the class moves at a slower pace, but you'll feel the burn thanks to moves that target specific muscle groups. Please bring a yoga mat and water bottle.
Mon | Nov 23-Dec 14 | 6-6:55 pm |Resident: $40 Non-Resident: $35
*Drop-In option available 24 hours prior to each class $7RD/$10 
(class minimum must be met before drop-in goes into effect) 
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