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

Programs starting on September 1 or after will be available for registration starting August 16 unless stated differently in the program description. 

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

AARP is offering free tax help to low-to moderate-income taxpayers, especially those 60 and older at the Jessie Brock Community Center. Appointments available at www.tinyurl.com/JBrockWG.  No Walk-Ins available.  

  • Wednesdays | February 7 – April 10
  • 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Free!

Ballet Basics for Adults

A basic level traditional ballet class for teens and adults with no previous experience or those looking to rediscover ballet after a long break. Class concentrates on proper body mechanics and barre work. 

  • Wednesdays | April 3 – May 1|10:30 – 11:30 am or 5:45 – 6:45 pm 
  • 10:30 – 11:30 am  
  • Teens & Adults
  • $80 City Resident | $85 Nonresident per five-week session

Beginning Tap Dance 

Students will learn the beginning fundamentals of tap dance with making rhythmic sounds with their feet. Upon completion, students will have a basic understanding of tap dance and rhythm with and without music. Each class last 6 weeks. 

3 – 6 years   

  • Wednesdays | March 6 – April 17 (No Class March 20)
  • 3:00 – 3:45 pm
  • $80 City Resident | $85 Nonresident per 6-week session

7 – 10 years  

  • Wednesdays | March 6 – April 17 (No Class March 20)
  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm
  • $85 City Resident | $90 Nonresident per 6-week session

Adults (18 +)

  • Tuesdays | March 5 – April 16 (No Class March 19)
  • 5:45 – 6:45 pm
  • $90 City Resident | $95 Nonresident per 6-week session

Citizens CPR Program

Interested in learning how to take a hands on approach towards saving lives? The City of Winter Garden Fire Rescue Department is offering a free 90 minute citizens cpr program to the community. The course will cover;

  • Hands only Adult and Child CPR
  • Proper AED use
  • Adult and Child Choking

Upon completion, participants will earn a certificate acknowledging their successful demonstration and learned concepts detailed in the program. To register, please visit enroll.wgplay.com. Pre-registration is required, space is limited to 12 participants.

  • Saturdays; March 16, May 18, and July 20
  • 9:30 – 11:00 am or 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Classes will be held at the Fire Department Headquarters Training Room located at 1 East Cypress Street

Creative Movement

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.

  • Wednesdays | April 3 – May 1| 9:30 – 10:15 am 
  • Saturdays | April 20 – May 18 | 10:15 – 11:00 am 
  • 2 – 4 years 
  • $70 City Resident | $75 Nonresident per five-week session

Genealogy – Discovering Who You Are

Looking for ways to discover clues related to your family’s history? Join June Kelly on her quest to teach you how to interpret and utilize public sources in finding out more about who you are and where you came from. 

  • Tuesday | April 2 – May 21
  • 5:30 – 7:00 pm 
  • 18 years and older
  • $50 Residents | $55 Nonresidents per 8-week session 

Preschool Holiday Programs

All preschool holiday programs are free! Programs are for children ages 3 to 5! Bring a friend or a group. 

Little Cupid’s Carnival, Wednesday, February 14

Join us for arts & crafts, fun games, face painting and fun holiday themed activities!

  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 
  • Advance registration required
  • Free!

Hop’s Egg Hunt at Jessie Brock, Wednesday, March 27

Enjoy snacks, crafts, face painting, and photos with Hop the Easter Bunny! Conclude the morning with an egg hunt in search for the Golden Egg! 

  • Event begins at 10:00 am and will conclude after the egg hunt at 11:30 am. 
  • Free!