1 – 29 – Open Play
In accordance with the City’s Playful City USA designation, dates in various parks throughout the City have been scheduled for free play. To find out locations and times, visit www. coconutcreek.net.
2 – 23 – Home School P.E.
Participants are introduced to various sports while learning sportsmanship. For kids ages 13 – 16. Held at the Rec. Complex on Wednesdays from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ($35 for residents, $45 for non-residents. Call 954.956.1580 for more info.
3 – 17 – Senior Scrapbooking Class
Program to learn more about scrapbooking. Participants need a 12×12 scrapbook and their own photos. For adults 55 and older, held at the Community Center on Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. -4:30 p.m. Cost: $5 for Coconut Creek Senior Club members, $10 for non-members. For more infor, call 954.545.6670
March 17- April 21 – Pee Wee Baseball
For boys and girls ages 3 – 5. Designed to teach the fundamentals of baseball through drills and activities. Held at the Rec. Complex on Mondays from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Cost: $35 for residents; $45 for non-residents. Call 954.956.1580 for more info.
8 – May 20 – Toddler Running & Dance Fun
Dance to music, running exercises and games for toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years old. Held on Tuesdays at the Community Center from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ($15/residents/$20 for non-residents).
8 – May 13 – Painting Class
For kids aged 7 to 12-years-old to learn mixing, color theory, space, form and value in art. Children will paint using acrylic to create their own work to take home. Held on Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Supplies are included. Cost: $55 for residents; $65 for non-residents. For more info call 954.545.6670
11 – Florida License on Wheels
Renew or replace your Florida Driver’s License or ID Card. Replace a lost or stolen license or ID, make a name or address change. Must pre-register to secure an appointment. No walks-in. To register, call 954.545.6604. To obtain driver’s license or ID card, you must show proof of: Proof of legal status, social security number and two proofs of residence.
11 – Home Grown Concert
Pocket Change performs Motown and Dance Tunes at the Band Shell behind the Coconut Creek Community Center. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for your seating comfort and coolers are welcome. Food will be available for purchase from Bobby G’s Drivin’ Dine and admission is free. For more info contact the Special Events Hotline at 954.545.6620.
18 – Circle Time Sing-A-Long
For kids ages 6 months – 2 years. Children sit down for circle time and fun interactive songs are played. Cost is $5 for residents; $10 for non-residents, held on the 3rd Friday of every month from 8:45 a.m. – 9:15 p.m. Space is limited to the first 10 participants. For more info call 954.956.1580.
18 – Movies in the Park: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
Catch this family-friendly flick at the Community Center at 8:15 p.m. Free admission. Be sure to bring blankets and lawn chairs for your seating pleasure. Food trucks by Bobby G’s Drivin’ Diner.
26 – Arbor Day Free Tree Giveaway
Come on out to City Hall from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. and get your free tree to plant in honor of Arbor Day. Featuring 600 trees including canopy, flowering, fruit and exotic. Also available will be host plants for butterflies and waterway plants for wildlife habitats. Limit of one tree, one host plant and one waterway plant per household.
ONGOING KIDS & TEENS
Tiny Tot’s Playtime
Program features the children using balls, mats, tunnels, and listening to music. For children 6 months to 3-years-old (parent participation is mandatory). Two sessions are available from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Held at the Recreation Complex, 4455 Sol Press Blvd. Session fee is $5 for Coconut Creek residents / $10 for non-residents. Register online at coconutcreek.net
After School Program for Coconut Creek Elementary School students only, staff will assist with homework, creative & constructive activities, organized sports, computer time, plus daily healthy snack and drinks. Held at the Community Center, 110 Lyons Rd. Monthly cost: $125 for residents, $150 for non-residents. Call 954.545.6670 for more info.
At the Rec. Complex, 4455 Sol Press Blvd. ages 5 & up and all levels. Students tested accordingly to level & ability. Must wear proper karate attire such as gi, shorts & loose clothing. Beginner & Intermediate class (White thru Green Belts) ages 5 – adults: Tues. & Thurs. 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Advanced Class (Brown & Black Belts) all ages: Tues. & Thurs. 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 1 month session: $60 kids; $70 adults; $50 family members. 3-month session: $100 kids; $120 adults; $70 family members. Call 561.703.5367 for more info.
Learn the fundamentals of Lacrosse: passing, shooting, defending and much more. Session 2: April 3. Session 3: Wednesdays; April 16, 23, and 30. Held at Sabal Pines Park, 5005 NW 39th Ave., from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. The program is free and all equipment is provided by the city of Coconut Creek. For more info call Philip Randazzo at 954.956.1580.
It’s a Small World
Each day children will make a flag, do a craft, read a story and lots more. Designed for children “travel” around the world and learn more about world around them. Held on Tuesdays from 6- 7 pm. For children ages 4 – 6. Held at the Community Center. Cost: $25 for residents; $30 for non-residents. For more information call 954.545.6670.
Picnics in the park, movies, field days, craft nights, sports nights, parties, field trips and lots of game room fun for boys & girls, ages 11 – 14 (middle school students only). $5 residents/$10 non-residents. Every Fri., 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Rec. Complex, 4455 Sol Press Blvd. Call 954.956.1580 for more info.
Kids Zumba class for kids ages 7 to 12. Fridays from 5:15 p.m. – 6 p.m. Held at the Rec. Complrex, 4455 Sol Press Blvd. Space is limited to the first 20 participants. For more info email Deborah Newman at email@example.com.
Men’s 30+ Soccer League
Soccer league for men ages 30 and older. Games held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. at Gerber Park. Minimum of 9 players and max of 16 players per team. Team fee: $500 residents/$550 non-residents. For more info visit coconutcreek.net or call 954.956.1580.
with Cheryl Gomes. For ages 12 and older. Zumba fitness combines aerobic exercise with Latin moves. Learn to dance Salsa, Merengue, Samba, Raggaeton, Cumbia and more. Classes are on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 p.m. -10:30 a.m. Cost: $8 per class but exact change and a signed waiver is needed. For more info email Cheryl Gomes at firstname.lastname@example.org
Speed & Agility Training
For middle and high school students to improve footwork, acceleration, lateral agility, balance, change of direction and body control. Held at the Rec. Complex on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. $25 for residents/$35 for non-residents.
Men’s 17+ Basketball
Basketball league for men ages 17 and older. Games held on Thursdays at 7, 8, & 9 p.m. at the Rec. Complex. Minimum of 5 players and max of 10 players per team. Team fee: $475 residents/$525 non-residents. For more info visit coconutcreek.net or call 954.956.1580.
Silver Sneakers Muscular Strength
Move to music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support. Held on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Community Center and on Fridays from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. at the Community Center. Fee is $6 for residents, $8 for non-residents. Free for fitness center members. Call 954.545.6688 for more info.