Adult Programs / Classes

Many classes are scheduled throughout the year. Most classes run in 6-week intervals with a variety of days and times that may include day and evening schedules. Classes are open to ages 18 and over and fees vary depending on the type of class being taught.

Example of Classes Offered

Balance Through Movement

Balance and coordination are very important skill related components of physical fitness. "Balance through Movement" is a 4-6 week class that will aid in the enhancement of each participant's overall balance and coordination. Various techniques from Tai Chi, and Yoga are incorporated during a one hour session, once a week.

Tai Chi from the Arthritis Foundation®

Designed to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis using Sun style Tai Chi, one of the four major recognized styles of Tai Chi. This style includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. The movements don't require deep bending or squatting, which makes it easier and more comfortable to learn. Learn more about Tai Chi for Arthritis.

Tai Chi

A form of martial arts comprised of many beautiful styles and movements. An increase in Qi pronounced "Chi" (energy inside the body), balance, and coordination are positive outcomes associated with Tai Chi.

Tai Chi 73 Form

Advanced movement patterns that incorporates qigong principles to increase internal energy and agile steps for better balance. It is recommended that participants take Tai Chi Part I and Tai Chi Part II before participating in this class.

Line Dancing

What a great way to burn those unwanted calories? The instructor of the line dance class will teach the fundamentals of line dancing in a fun, yet effective manner. Come on down to the Pitt County Recreation Complex and learn how to cut a step while increasing your metabolism, endurance and overall self-esteem!

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class

Health education and movement therapy are two important factors of the Arthritis program. Through education and basic exercise techniques individuals will be able to manage their level of arthritic related stress.

Ballroom Dance

A fundamental based adult dance class that offers participants a chance to learn a variety of dances in a fun, non-competitive environment.