Laconia: City on the Lakes

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City of Laconia Department of Parks & Recreation

Programs


Community Center

Current Brochures

 

 

BEACHES 


Weirs, Opechee Point, Opechee Cove, Bond and Bartlett Beach
Closed for the season

 

SENIORS PROGRAM

BINGO



Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 am
$1.00 minimum play (2 cards).  Come on over to the Community Center; make some new friends and have a good time playing this great pastime!

LINE DANCING



Mondays from 10:00am - 11:00am
Cost: $2.00 per class
There is no need to register, just show up at the Community Center. Sign up and pay at the reception desk. The class will not run on holidays
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SENIOR WOMEN'S BASKETBALL


Basketball
Thursdays open gym at the Community Center for women 45 and older from 6:45-10:00pm.
Cost : $2.00 per person
If it's been a while, and you want to get back into the game you loved to play, this evening is for you
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SENIOR MEN'S BASKETBALL

Basketball

Thursdays open gym for men 55 and older from 6:45-10:00pm
Cost : $2.00 per person
If you want to play basketball with your peers, this program is for you.
Come over to the Community Center and join in on the fun.

 

PICKLEBALL



Mondays from 7:00pm-10:00pm,
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45am-11:00am,
January thru June 2017, Wednesdays from 10:30-1:00pm
 
Everyone is invited to join us at the Community Center.
Cost:  $2.00 per person
There are two nets and all the equipment you will need to give it a try 
This is a racquet sport which combines the elements of badminton, tennis and ping pong.  A fun game for all to play!

 

REMOTE CONTROL AIRPLANE FLYING



Cost: $2.00 per person
Fridays from 10:00am-12:00pm and anyone is welcome to attend.
Just bring your own battery-operated plane; gas-powered equipment is not allowed.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

BABY BOUTIQUE



Sponsored by:  Lakes Region Nursery Guild
Drop off dates: April 5, 2017  6:00pm-9:00pm
April 6, 2017 9:00am-6:00pm
Sale : April 8, 2017 9:00am-2:00pm
Consign some used children's clothing, toys or furniture and then buy whatever else you need
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SNOWMAN CONTEST

December 1st through March 1st
Make a snowman with your family and take a picture of it.  Send the picture in to us by March 1 and possibly win a price.

 

3RD ANNUAL CARDBOARD SLED RACING, SNOW BUILDING & PAINTING!

March 2nd at 2:00pm at the Laconia Sledding Hill located at the end of South Street of Academy Street.  This is a FREE event, but registration is necessary by Tuesday, February 28th. 
Age Groups
10 and under
11-15 years old
Make your own cardboard sled and race against others of roughly your own age.  There will be points for creativity and speed.  Pizes will be awarded.

 

SLEDDING PARTY

Friday February 17 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Come sledding with the family under the lights on South St.
We will have a bonefire and will have hot cocoa and marshmallows.
This is FREE program, just come and play.

 

ICE SKATING PARTY

TBA
Memorial Park- FREE for any age
Come skate under the lights and enjoy a bonfire to warm up by.  We will provide hot cocoa and cookies.

 
 YOUTH PROGRAMS


Elementary Open Gym (at the Community Center)

 


Starting September 21, 2016 through May 24, 2017
Wednesdays from 3:00pm-4:15pm
Early release 1:00pm-4:15pm
This program is FREE.
Come have some fun playing all different types of games and arts and crafts.
Parents may drop off their kids to participate in this program.

 

Middle School Open Gym (at the Community Center)

Middle School Open Gym
Starting September 19, 2016 through May 23, 2017
Mondays and Tuesdays from 2:30pm-4:15pm open gym. 
FREE
Gather up your friends and let's play some basketball.  This is not structured, or a league but just for fun
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High School Open Gym (at the Community Center)
High School Open Gym
Starting September 22, 2016 through May 26, 2017
Thursdays and Fridays from 2:15pm-4:15pm open gym.
This is a FREE program.
Basketball, basketball, basketball.
This is for those who don't want a structured league, but love to play
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INSTRUCTIONAL

BALLROOM DANCING


Swing* Waltz* Foxtrot* Rumba * Cha Cha* Bolaro* Quick Step * Salsa * Tango
Couples and Singles Welcome
$10.00 per person, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Dates : September 10, 2016
October 8, 2016
April 8, 2017
May 13, 2017
June 10, 2017
No Alcohol - light refreshments.
For more information call 276-5112
This is not instructional, but an actual dance.  Come and show off your dancing skills!


RACQUETBALL COURT OPEN


Monday through Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm
$2.00 per person per hour of court time
Please call the Community Center office to schedule your time slot at 524-5046

DOG OBEDIENCE


6:30pm Beginners Class
7:15pm Advanced Class
Wednesdays
1st session -January 4 & 11, February 1 and 8 , 2017 
2nd session - February 15,22, , March 1 and 8, 2017
3rd session- March 15,22,29 April 12, 2017
4th session - May 10, 17,24 and 31, 2017
Cost:  4-week session for $50.00
Instructor: Jeanine Beckett
You will receive a certificate after passing the class
To register call 524-8559

 


GUITAR LESSONS FOR DONATION
Wednesdays, starting September 21st - November 10th
6:30pm-7:15pm  Beginners
7:15pm-8:00pm  A bit more advanced
8 years old and older
Pay with donations only
Guitars available for practice at the Community Center during office hours 
Guitars may be purchased at a fraction of the price
Fill out a registration form to sign up.  Space is limited.

 

ARTSFEST DANCE CLASSES



Winter Session starts: January 8, 2017
Director:  Erin Lovett Sherman,
Laconia Community Center, 306 Union Avenue, Laconia, NH 03246
Please call Erin at 520-6868 to register

It's like dancing on air, ARTSFEST can teach you how to fly!
www.artsfest.us

 

 ADULT PROGRAMS

LUNCH TIME OPEN GYM



Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays - 12:00pm-1:00 pm
Ages 18 +
$2.00 per person
This is a low stress basketball game.
Just a few people getting together to play during lunch at the Community Center.  Come join the fun!

18+ Open Gym Basketball

Starting September 20, 2016 through May 23, 2017, Tuesdays 7:00pm-10:00pm
$3 per person
Play pickup with your buddies, or come and make some new friends.  This is not a structured league and does not use referees.  However, we expect respect!

JAZZERCISE
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays - 7:45am -8:45am
Instructor: Janice Jenket, call 253-4304 for pricing.
Lose the ounces without the bounces!




Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00am-10:00am 
Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30pm-6:30pm 
Instructor: Janice Jenket, please call 253-4304 for pricing. 
Come to the Community Center - dance and sing and get a great workout at the same time!

STRENGTH TRAINING

Sponsored by LRGH

Instructor: Carolyn Muller
Mondays and Wednesdays at the Community Center from 1:15pm - 2:00pm. 
Let's get some strength back in those bodies!  This is a great program for seniors and anyone else that needs to get their strength back.
Call 527-2948 for information and to register for this great program.

 

Please click the current Brochure above for more information..

Block out dates are October 10, 13-15, November 11-December 19, 26, 2016,  January 2, 16, February 20, 2017

 

 
 
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