West Seattle Blog… | SUMMER: Get moving! Seattle Parks Online & Outdoor Recreation Options

So maybe you’re not ready to take it all outside. Or maybe days like today (89 degrees at Sea-Tac equaled the record) remind you that it can get hot at times. Lifetime Recreation in Seattle Parks – intended for people aged 50 and over – offers online AND outdoor classes this summer, with registration now. First outdoors:

Yoga in the park (Delridge)

Stretch and move mindfully, align properly and focus on breathing to increase strength and endurance, improve flexibility, and develop better balance, posture, balance and peace of mind. The class meets at the main entrance to the Delridge Community Center. Bring a yoga mat and a large towel for padding in the kneeling poses. 7 courses. # 42021 – Mondays July 12-August 23 – 10 am-11am – Register here!

Zumba in the park (Delridge)

Give up training, join the party! Fun is the key ingredient in this low impact Latin-inspired dance fitness class. No pace or equipment required. You will leave exhilarated and full of energy! Suitable for all fitness levels. Meet at the main entrance of the Delridge Community Center. 8 lessons, # 42022 – July 6-August 24 – Tuesdays 10 am-11am. Register here!

Pickleball Drop-in at Delridge Courts

FREE! Come find out why pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the United States. No registration or equipment required – beginners are welcome. This is a program in partnership between Lifelong Recreation and Rec ‘N The Streets. Meet on the grounds adjacent to the Delridge Community Center – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays from July 7 to August 25.

Now the highlights online:

Seattle Parks & Recreation offers summer line dance classes for people 50 and over, starting July 8. (See a video preview here.) Available scholarships – apply here.

Soul Line Virtual Dance

Not just from the country! Line dance to an assortment of musical genres including soul, rhythm and blues, and country. Work your mind and body. Learn new dance patterns to all kinds of great music. 8 lessons. # 42024 – July 8 to August 26 – Thursdays 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Register here!

Virtual aerobic dance

If you love to listen and dance to a variety of music then you are going to love this course. The instructor leads routines that are fun and easy to learn, yet challenging enough to give you a sense of accomplishment. The class includes a warm-up to music, cardio (aerobic dance) and cool-down with stretching and conditioning. 8 lessons. # 42023 – July 8 to August 26 – Thursdays 11 a.m. to noon. Register here!

Learn more about lifelong recreation here.


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