Here is a sampling of some of the many classes we offer. Be sure to check back to see when you can sign up for classes live and in person.
Join Lana for a Pilates mat work class designed to tone and sculpt your entire body, while giving you a low intensity calorie burning workout.
A complete workout to include fun dance movements, balance and strength, flexibility and cool down to music geared for Seniors to improve cardiovascular health.
You can still get some exercise thanks to the Tucson Parks and Recreation Department. Get a quick tai chi lesson from one of their top instructors.
Long time "maker"/Jewelry Making instructor Mark Ramsour teaches "Jewelry Introduction" Classes at Tucson Parks and Recreation. Watch how he uses the Hydraulic Press to make a unique cuff bracelet.
Learn everything a brand new, want to be pickleball player needs to know to play organized open play!
Torch Fundamentals jewelry making with Tucson Parks and Recreation!
You can still get your heart rate up with some exercise thanks to the Tucson Parks and Recreation Department. Get a quick indoor cycling lesson from one of their top instructors.
You can still get your heart rate up with some exercise thanks to the Tucson Parks and Recreation Department. Get a quick Pilates lesson from one of their top instructors.
You can still put your creative juices to work thanks to the Tucson Parks and Recreation Department. Get a quick arts & crafts lesson from one of their top instructors.
Join instructor Lynne Wolfe for a combination of slow to moderate paced physical postures, breathing and meditation exercises. Yoga has been shown to reduce stress, improve flexibility and increase range of movement while reducing aches and pains.
Join instructor Lynn Wolfe for a combination of slow to moderate paced physical postures, breathing and meditation exercises. Yoga has been shown to reduce stress, improve flexibility and balance.
Fun class to combine aerobic workout to help with strength, coordination, balance and flexibility exercises.
Participants will learn basic rules and skills including: dribbling and passing. Activities based on age and skill level.
Join instructor Kathie Froede in creating a lampwork glass bead of Mapenzi ("Beloved" in Swahili) the new baby elephant at Reid Park Zoo. Kathie teaches a multi-jewelry technique class at Parks and Recreation called Torch FUNdamentals which covers glass bead torch work.
Throwing a Ceramic Bonsai Pot with Tucson Parks and Recreation instructor Sid Henderson. The classic Japanese bonsai pot is designed according to Zen Buddhist traditions of the art of miniature landscape.
Pottery Instructor Mary Swallow - Making a Clay Whistle or Ocarina. Begin with a closed up pinch pot with two holes: a mouthpiece and and a parallel air intake slot. The chamber makes the tone. Extra holes make the ocarina.
Join Tucson Parks and Recreation pottery instructor Mary Swallow as she talks about Mishima or using colored slip on ceramics. Mishima is a Korean surface technique of inlaying colored slip into an incised clay vessel then removing the excess slip creating a fine, intricate unique design.
This ancient Chinese defense exercise emphases body and mind in balance with each other, coordination,and sensitivity. Diaphragmatic breathing and meditation exercises help you release stress. Take this class and more at Tucson Parks and Recreation.
Join Tucson Parks and Recreation instructor Sid Henderson as he shows us the progression making an implosion "Vortex" eyeball using high temperature boro glass. We can't wait to have you back in a Torch FUNdamentals class with us soon!
Join Tucson Parks and Recreation instructor Lynn as she leads you through a Mommy & Baby Yoga class to help you create more of a bond with your baby. Gentle yoga will be done with adult and infant together. Learn poses to protect your back along with your legs, arms, and abdomen.
Join Tucson Parks and Recreation instructor, Kathie, as she shows bubble entrapment in layered fused glass festive plaid patterns using glass "stringers & noodles". Air pocket bubbles are trapped inside the plaid pattern inside two layers of glass. The final project is then fused, slumped and draped in kiln firings creating candle holders.
Join Tucson Parks and Recreation dance instructor Lashell in this creative dance video. In this beginning class she will introduce you to stretching, movements, improvisation, and other successive dance forms.
Watch Tucson Parks and Recreation pottery instructor Sid Henderson as he uses high temperature boro glass to sculpt a spotted Octopus sitting on an implosion bead.
Join Mark Ramsour, Tucson Parks and Recreation jewelry instructor and lifelong self-employed jeweler as he fashions a twisted and hot forged copper cuff bracelet using a homemade mini forge.
Join Kathy Galles, Tucson Parks and Recreation arts & crafts and pottery instructor, as she shows her step by step process of making an elephant under a palm tree of colored construction paper and recycled boxes and paint.
Join our clay instructor, Sid Henderson, as he shows time and labor saving tips for "Throwing Off the Hump," an old technique used by potters to make multiples of a small form starting with a large amount of clay.
Modeled after Korean Yi Dynasty wares, Kohiki typically refers to an iron-rich dark clay body covered over with white slip and is associated with tea. In the video, Sid shows texturing techniques revealing dark patterns from the clay body contrasting with swirl drawing in the white slip.