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The Town of Yucca Valley offers a variety of recreational classes to pique the interest of all age groups. Program Registration requirements vary with the activity. To obtain more detailed information, contact the Community Services Department at (760) 369-7211 or download the Activity and Events Guide from this site.

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Register Now for Session-Based Classes

Advanced Dog Obedience
Basic Dog Obedience
Puppy Class
Ballroom Dancing
East Coast Swing Dance
Yoga For Self Help
Tai Chi Chuan


NEW CLASSES !!

Tiny Habits- Self -Improvement for Everyone
Forming good habits can be easy! Join with thousands who have used Tiny Habits to better their lives, no willpower required. Two 2-hour sessions show you exactly how to live healthier, happier and more successfully with automatic behaviors. Special bonus: 5 days of personal phone guidance and encouragement from Instructor Bob Rowell, Certified Tiny Habits Coach. Any questions give Coach Bob a call
(760)-902-9492
Two 2-hour class sessions and one-on-one phone coaching for five days.
Ages: 18 and over
Cost: $20 per
Days: Session 1 Fridays May 5 & 12  12:45-2:45 p.m.  Yucca Valley Senior Center
Days: Session 2 Fridays July 7 & 14 6:00 -8:00 p.m. Yucca Valley Community Center
Days: Session 3 Friday September 8 & 12   12:45-2:45 p.m. Yucca Valley Senior Center

Instructor: Bob Rowell Click here to Register Now

Compress for Life - CPR Class for Community, Family and Friends
CPR, or Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation, is an important skill that everyone can learn. You do not need to be a medical professional to know or use CPR. You never know when you may need this skill to save someone you love
or be a hero to a stranger. During this 2 ½ hour class participants will learn Adult, Child & Infant CPR, the Heimlich maneuver, and AED demonstration from certified American CPR Training Instructor, Michael Lang. All class materials will be provided and participants will earn an American CPR Training Certification Card good for 2 years.
Ages: 12 and over
Cost: $25
Dates:
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Full)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - Time 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 9, 2017  -Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Community Center Click here to Register Now

Instructor Chris Perry
Ballroom Dancing ~
Click here to Register Now
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. It is not necessary to bring a partner. As in all social dance classes, partners are rotated during the class. Dances to be taught include: Cha Cha, Foxtrot, Rumba, Tango and Waltz.
Please do not wear flip-flops or sandals. 
Pre registration required

Time: 6:00pm-6:50pm
Day: Wednesdays
Age: 14 and over
Cost: $40 per session
Location: Community Center Cholla Room

Spring/Summer Class Sessions:
Session 1: May 3, 10, 17, 24 Canceled
Session 2: July 5, 12, 19, 26
Session 3: September 5, 12, 19, 26

Instructor Chris Perry
East Coast Swing Dance ~Click here to Register Now
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, 50's Rock And Roll and Boogie Woogie.
You do not need to bring a partner. As in all social dance classes, partners will be rotated throughout the lesson. Each student receives a practice CD.
We will also spend a small amount of class time learning the 1930's group Swing dance, THE SHIM SHAM.
Pre registration required

Time: 7:00pm -7:50pm
Day: Wednesdays
Age: 14 and over
Cost: $40 per session
Location: Community Center Cholla Room

Spring/Summer Class Sessions:
Session 1: May 3, 10, 17, 24  Canceled
Session 2: July 5, 12, 19, 26
Session 3: September 5, 12, 19, 26

Dog Obedience Classes ~Click here to Register Now
Day: Thursdays
Cost: Puppy Class and Basic Obedience: $135 (six weeks)
Location: Yucca Valley Community Center~ Yucca Room
Advanced Obedience $175 (six weeks)

For more information contact instructor Lori Herbel 760- 420-7529
Must pre register


March 2 – April 6, 2017
4:00 pm Puppy Class
5:30 pm Basic Obedience

April 20 - May 25, 2017
4:00 pm Advanced Obedience
5:30 pm Basic Obedience


June 8 - July 13 2017
4:00 pm Puppy Obedience
5:30 pm Basic Obedience

September 14 - October 19, 2017
4:00 pm Puppy Obedience
5:30 pm Basic Obedience


Yoga For Self Help ~ Click here to Register Now
Each class begins with a lecture related to harmonious living. Following the interactive discussion, students will do Pranayama (breathing work) and Asanas (stretching exercise and meditation).
Sessions start on the first Wednesday or Thursday of each month
Day: Wednesdays & Thursdays
Price: $50/session / monthly
Time: 5:00 - 6:45 p.m.
Location: Community Center Joshua Tree Room
For more info contact Barti Valdya (760) 413-8005
Pre-registration required

Personal Self Defence Class Click here to Register Now
Learn the time tested art of the Samurai-tailored to today’s environment. Participants will learn a variety of self defense techniques. This 2 1/2 hour,
hands-on lesson includes demonstrations, instruction and lecture.
Students will pair up to practice so comfortable clothing is recommended and no jewelry please. Space is limited, early registration is encouraged.

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017
Time: 9:00 am -11:30 am
Cost; $15 (free with student ID)
Location: Yucca Valley Community Center ~ Cholla Room

Enjoy these Drop-in Classes

No registration needed

Open Studio Art Workshop
Ages 18 & up, $2 per session
(drop-in)
Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Bring your own project and supplies
Held at Yucca Valley Community Center (Cholla Room)
  Western Line Dancing (No instruction)
Ages 18 & up, $2 per session
(drop-in)
Mondays, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Held at Yucca Valley Community Center
     
Yucca Valley Party Bridge Club
Ages 18 & over, $2 per session
Fridays, 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Call Carol to reserve a spot:
760-228-2714
Held at Yucca Valley Community Center (Joshua Tree Room)
  Thursday Bridge
Ages 18 & over, $2 per session
Thursdays, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Call Ruth to reserve a spot
760-366-8260
Held at Yucca Valley Community Center (Ocotillo Room)
     
Pinochle
Ages: 18 & over
(drop-in)
Fridays, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
$2 per session
Held at Yucca Valley Community Center (Ocotillo Room)
  Mom, Dad and Me
Ages 5 years and under $2 per session
(drop in) No session in July
Tuesdays
9:30 -10:30 a.m.
Held at Yucca Valley Community Center
     

Knit & Crochet
Ages 11 & up, $2 per session
(drop-in)
Thursdays, 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
All skill levels welcome!
Held at Yucca Valley Community Center (Ocotillo Room)

 

Woodcarving
Ages 16 & over, $2 per session
(drop-in)
Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
All skill levels welcome!
Held at Yucca Valley Community Center (Ocotillo Room)

     
Open Table Tennis
Ages 18 & up, $2 per session
(drop in)
Wednesdays & Fridays
2:00-5:00 p.m.
Held at Yucca Valley Community Center

 




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