Recreation Programs

Please be sure to register early to avoid class cancellation due to low enrollment or program closure due to maximum enrollment being met. All programs are held at the Jessie Brock Community Center, 310 North Dillard Street, unless otherwise noted.

Available Programs

Creative Movement / Pre-Ballet

This unique program introduces basic dance ballet technique and movement through dance, games and song. Class focus is on gross motor skills, left/right, body awareness, ballet positions, and beginner ballet technique and language. Advanced registration required.

  • Saturdays; October 5 – November 16 (no class 10/19)
  • 10:30 to 11:30 am
  • 2 to 4 years
  • $70 City Resident | $75 Nonresident per six-week session

CPR Certification Heart Saver / AED Classes

Instruction provided by Rural/Metro Ambulance, in support of the communities served by the Winter Garden Fire Rescue Department. Register in advance by calling 407-578-3636. Pre-registration is required.

  • Saturday, September 21 and November 16
  • 9 am to 1 pm or 2 to 6 pm
  • Free!

Horticulture

Join Ed Thralls, Residential Horticulture and Master Gardener Coordinator for the Orange County Master Gardener Program, as he provides expertise in general education classes on urban horticulture. Advanced registration required by calling 407-254-9200.

  • May 9; Children in the Vegetable Garden
  • June 13; Organic Methods in the Home Vegetable Garden
  • July 11; Basics of Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida  
  • August 8; Growing Herbs in the Home Vegetable Garden
  • 6 to 7:30 pm
  • $5 per class / per family

Intro to Ballet 

This program is designed to teach children ages 5 – 8 basic ballet positions and techniques as well as proper terminology. Children will work with the barre while developing their learned positions and techniques.

  • Saturdays; October 5 – November 16 (no class 10/19)
  • 11:45 am to 12:45 pm
  • 5 to 8 years
  • $80 City Resident / $85 Nonresident per six-week session

Kid’s Café

Hang out with friends, make cool art projects, play games and eat healthy! Kid’s Café is a unique, free dinner program designed for children of low-income families and is a joint program offered by the City of Winter Garden, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and the Orange County Community Action Division.

  • Weekly, Monday through Thursday
  • 3 to 5 pm
  • Free to children 18 and under
  • Maxey Community Center, 830 Klondike Street

Music with Mar

Learn while making music! This preschool class uses music to enhance the main areas of development: cognitive, social, motor and language. All classes are multi-age and family friendly with no sessions to commit to. Interact with puppets, pinch bubbles, parade with instruments, hear a story, use sign language, and move to the music.

  • Fridays, 10:00 to 10:45 am or 11:00 to 11:45 am
  • First and third Tuesday of every month at 6:15 to 7 pm
  • 8 months to 5 years
  • $12 per class per family
  • $50 per five-classes per family

Sewing

Have you always wanted to be able to sew on a button or make your own clothes? Now is the time to learn! Please bring your own fabric and patterns.

  • Mondays and Tuesdays
  • 3 pm
  • Free!
  • Maxey Community Center, 830 Klondike Street