Lakeway Activity Center now open for summer programs

The Lakeway Activity Center is resuming programs after reopening in May. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Lakeway Activity Center is resuming programs after reopening in May. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Lakeway Activity Center is resuming programs after reopening in May. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)

With Lakeway municipal facilities once again open following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions put in place in March 2020, the Lakeway Parks & Recreation Department is promoting several summer programs now available through the Lakeway Activity Center at 105 Cross Creek. For more information on the following programs, be sure to visit Lakeway’s parks and recreation online catalog for full details.

Adult fitness classes

This is a new program that begins June 7 with Principles in TaeKwonDo. Classes will be held for nine weeks on Mondays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The cost is $120 for members and $130 for nonmembers. In July, classes will focus on self-defense training.

Pickleball

Pickleball combines the elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. Weekend classes are offered for beginners and intermediate players beginning June 19. The cost is $75 for activity center members and $80 for nonmembers.


Yoga and tai chi

Various classes for beginners and advanced participants are available throughout the week and can be purchased in blocks of eight and four lessons. The activity center offers different instructors, Dr. Arbeit, Gayl Hubatch, Kate Evans and Monica Orr. For those with limited range of movement or who are recovering from injury, chair yoga classes also are offered. Because prices, times and locations vary, see the parks and recreation catalog for more information.

Youth taekwondo

Classes are available on Mondays and Wednesdays in June for children ages 3-5 and 6 and older. The cost is $135 for members of the activity center and $150 for nonmembers.

Defensive Driving

Passing Zone Defensive Driving is offering a one-day class July 24 for ticket dismissal and insurance discounts. Cost is $45 for members and $50 for nonmembers.

American Heart Association Babysitter Certification

In this class, students learn first aid techniques, how to avoid dangerous situations as well as earning a certification in CPR. Half-day classes are held June 15 and July 15. The cost is $90 for members and $100 for nonmembers.
By Greg Perliski
Greg edits Community Impact Newspaper's Lakeway/Lake Travis and Northwest Austin editions. During the course of his diverse career, he has written for newspapers, online publications and corporate communications teams. He earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin. You can reach him at [email protected]


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