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The Community Schools and Recreation Team works cooperatively with recreation departments and commissions throughout Pitt County to help provide recreation and special activities for children and adults. In communities where no recreation organization exists, the department works with schools and volunteers to provide the service. Recreation programs are provided by utilizing many school facilities during non-school hours and on weekends. These programs include: pre-school programs, teen programs, youth and adult sport programs, after-school programs, adult exercise classes, and senior adult programs.

 

 

SUMMER ADULT PROGRAMS

 

Listed below please see our upcoming programs for adults for Summer 2015. To see details of classes listed below click here for more information.

 

  • Senior Fun & Fitness Day - June 3, 2015 - Free
    • Fun classes, events, information and lunch. We want to celebrate your choice to live an active, healthy live style. Call 902-1975 to register.
  • Arthritis Exercise Program - June 8 - July 8, 2015 - Free
  • Greenville-Pitt County Senior Games Line Dance Fundraiser - June 16, 2015 - $20.00
  • Boogie Down Throw Down - June 19, 2015 - $5:00
  • Money Saving Tips - July 9, 2015 - Free
  • Injury Prevention & Home Safety - July 16, 2015 - Free
  • Brain Power - Mondays - Ongoing - Free
  • Tai Chi Part I & II - January 23 - March 30, 2015 - $8.00
  • Tai Chi 73 Form - January 12 - April 1, 2015 - $8.00
  • Aerobic Line Dance - January 28 - March 18, 2015- $8.00
  • Matter of Balance - March 30 - May 18, 2015 - Free

 

Adult Programs /Classes

Adult Sports

 

Eat Smart Move More Walking Challenge

For participants of all ages. Program will start May 1, 2008 and will run for one year. The goal of this walking challenge is to have participants meet the American Heart Association's recommendation of participating in moderate intensity exercise 30 minutes or more per day for five or more days of the week. The first 100 individuals that register and turn in a completed walking log (30 minutes/day at least 5 days/week for four consecutive weeks) will receive a fanny pack with a water bottle holder. All participants reaching the minimum level will be entered into a monthly drawing for prizes. Regardless of level met, all participants should turn in monthly logs for a special drawing to be held at the six month mark. Click here for a registration form and a walking log. Registration forms must be mailed to Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation, 4561 County Home Road, Greenville, NC 27858.


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 shedules. Classes are open to ages 18 and over and fees vary depending on the type of class being taught. For up to date information on upcoming classes, click on the Calendar of Activities .

Some of the classes offered include:

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. Click below for more information. www.arthritis.org/events/getinvolved/ProgramsServices/taichi.asp

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 agil 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.

 

Adult Sports


 

Table Tennis Club
Program Offered: Tuesdays 2 - 4 pm and 7 - 10 pm ; Saturdays 3 - 7 pm
Registration Deadline: New members welcome.  No registration needed.
Additional Information:
Club meets at the Community Schools & Recreation Center

 

Badminton
Program Offered: Tuesdays & Thursdays 9 - 11 am
Registration Deadline: New members welcome.  No registration needed.
Additional Information:
Club meets at the ECU Student Recreation Center

 

Pickleball
Program Offered: Tuesdays & Thursdays 1 - 3 pm
Registration Deadline: New members welcome.  No registration needed.
Additional Information:
Club meets at The Zone

 

Spring Basketball League
Program Offered: May - July
Age Divisions:

Under 25; 25 and over

Registration Deadline: Not currently registering
Additional Information:
There must be at least four teams to create a division.  Coaches or individuals interested in registering a team in the league must attend the organizational meeting. Scheduling, games and rules will be discussed.  There is a $250 team fee.

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Women's Softball League
Program Offered: June - August
Age Divisions:

25 - 39; 40 - 54; 55+

Registration Deadline: Not currently registering
Additional Information:
There must be at least four teams to create a division.  Coaches or individuals interested in registering a team in the league must attend the organizational meeting. Scheduling, games and rules will be discussed.  There is a $250 team fee.

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Men's Open Gym Basketball
Program Offered:

 

Age Divisions:

18 and over

Registration Deadline: Currently Registering
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Women's Open Gym Basketball
Program Offered:  
Age Divisions:

25+

Registration Deadline: Currently Registering
Additional Information:
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