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Backyard Bootcamp (Ages 13+ with a disability)
Join us for overall fitness and conditioning with creative virtual workouts you can do anywhere with household items. Designed for all fitness levels and abilities, each session is led by a Certified Personal Trainer and includes a warm-up, stretch, and cool-down to improve balance, strength, and endurance. Tuesdays, Jan 12-Feb 2, 11a-12p. Free.
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110635
Brunch and Books (Ages 13+ with a disability)
Bring your favorite mid-morning snack and join us as we discuss our book of the month! We will share our favorite parts about the book, and socialize together. Participants are responsible for acquiring their own hardcopy, e-book, or audiobook. Fridays, Jan 15-Feb 5, 10:30-11:15am, virtually. FREE!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110664
Creative Arts (Ages 13+ with a disability)
Explore your creative side with Creative Arts! During each class, participants will create original art pieces using various forms of art mediums and techniques. This program is virtual and will use either WebEx or Zoom platform - a link will be emailed by instructors to all program participants. Supply lists will be provided prior to the start of each class. Fridays, Jan 22-Feb 12, 9a-10a. Free!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110630
Dance for All Abilities (For any age with a disability)
Join us for a virtual therapeutic and inclusive dance class hosted by The Charlotte Ballet. Class will be taught by teaching artist Amber Johnson. The program meets on Thursdays, starting Oct 15-Spring 2021 from 5-6pm. FREE! Class does not meet on Christmas Eve, or New Year's Eve.
To register contact us at 980-314-1192 or TRinfo@MeckNC.Gov
E-Gaming: Nintendo Switch Super Smash Brothers Tournament (Ages 13+ with a disability)
Fighters join the battle! Participants will have the opportunity to use their characters and skills to fight against other players! Super Smash Bros Ultimate offers over 100 stages, items, and characters set to plenty of battle music. All participants must have a Nintendo Switch or Switch Lite system, Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament, internet access, Nintendo Switch Online membership. Saturdays, Jan 16-Feb 6, 4:30-5:30pm, virtually. FREE!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110487
E-Gaming: Playstation Rocket League Tournament (Ages 13+ with a disability)
Let's get fired up to play soccer with rocket cars! Participants will have the opportunity to play on the same team or against each other to use their rocket cars to score goals. All participants must have a PlayStation system, downloaded game: Rocket League (free), internet access.Saturdays, Jan 16-Feb 6, 3-4pm, virtually. FREE!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110488
Escape Room (Ages 13+ with a disability)
Help! We are trapped in a virtual magical theme park! Can you help us figure out the clues to escape? Grab your friends for a night of fun and mystery. Free! Friday, January 29, 2021. 5:30-6:30pm.
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110599
Game Night (Ages 16+ with a disability)
Enjoy a four week session of Jeopardy, Bingo, Charades, and Scattegories with your TR friends and hosts! It's time to sit back, socialize, and play games with your friends. We'll meet on Thursdays, Jan 14-Feb 4, 6-7p.FREE!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110666
Karaoke (Ages 13+ with a disability)
Do-re-mi-fa-so-la! Get your singing voices ready because we're taking karaoke virtual! Each participant will have the opportunity to sing a song of their choice in front of all their friends. We'll meet virtually on Wednesdays, Jan 13 - Feb 3, from 6-7pm. FREE!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110632
NBA Trivia Tournament (Ages 13+ with a disability)
How much do you know about basketball, the NBA and the teams? Participants will test their skills during this 4 week trivia battle as we compete team vs team to prove who has the best basketball knowledge. Mondays, Jan 11-Feb 8, 5:30-6:30pm, virtually. FREE!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110486
Join us virtually for fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities at home! We will be exploring these topics through amazing hands-on activities that you will love! We'll virtually meet on Mondays, Jan 25-Feb 15, from 4-5p. FREE!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110597
Story Tales with Furry Tails (All ages with a disability)
Itching to read a story to a friendly, furry face? Our ears are perked, tails are wagging, & we are ready to listen. TR staff & dogs near you have teamed up to hear you read us a story, in a judgement free environment. We'll meet on Tuesdays, Jan 19-Feb 9, for a 20 min time slot either from 9-11am, or 3-5pm. FREE!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110667
Strong 30 (Ages 13+ with a disability)
Created by the same company that developed Zumba, this 30 minute program set to some of today's best music, will help you move through a series of exercises - don't worry it involves no dancing or weights. All you'll need is water, a mat and a positive attitude We'll meet on Fridays, Jan 15-Feb 5, from 5:30-6:00pm. FREE!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110485
Virtual Cooking (Ages 13+ with a disability)
Cooking class is moving to the web! From an easy recipe, we will make lunch together and talk about healthy eating habits. Each participant will receive the grocery list ahead of time and can purchase their own ingredients. Mondays, Jan 25-Feb 15, 11a-12p. Free!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110665
Yoga (Ages 13+ with an intellectual/developmental disability, or a mental health diagnosis)
During virtual Yoga, we will learn to use mindful breathing, while focusing on building balance and strength. Modifications will be given throughout the program. We'll meet on Mondays, Jan 11-Feb 8, 12-1pm. FREE!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110489
Zumba Everywhere (Ages 12+ with a disability)
This world music infused workout will get you moving, energized and dancing in live and in real time! This program is offered twice a week and is led by a licensed Zumba instructor. Participants will improve their balance, coordination and fitness by participating in this program all while having a great time. Instructor will send registration links for each class via email
Tuesdays, Jan 12-Feb 2, 5:30-6:30pm, pre-recorded. Free!
Thursdays, Jan 14-Feb 4, 3:30-4:30pm, Live. Free!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110491
Wednesday Wake-Up Club (Ages 13+ with a disability)
Stay connected and join our Wednesday wake-up club for your well-being during these unusual times. We will wake ourselves up with a routine morning stretch, brain games, and a feel-good local news story, followed by making a light snack recipe together! While enjoying our morning fuel, club members will engage in meaningful conversation with peers. Wednesdays, Jan 13-Feb 3, 9:30a-10:45a, virtually. FREE!
Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/110669
Virtual Painting (Open to anyone!)
Maddy's Paint Along will provide step-by-step videos to walk you through painting your own unique, scenic masterpieces! FREE!
To view the video, please visit https://www.mecknc.gov/ParkandRec/Pages/Virtual-Programs-and-Resources.aspx
Virtual Cooking (Open to anyone!)
Katie's Kitchen is the place to learn cooking skills, as well as hot to prepare healthy recipes. During the pre-recorded videos, we will discuss health eating habits, and prepare a five ingredient meal! FREE!
County services are operating at a limited capacity. Questions about COVID-19? Call Public Health Hotline: 980-314-9400