Barwell Road Programs

News posted Sep. 07, 2017 - 2:12 pm

Barwell Road Community Center is offering a variety of programs, including dance, sports and fitness classes, for all ages this fall. Check out our fall flyer for more information. Register for programs online at using the barcode or at any community center.

Playgroup Tot Time - FREE:

Age: 1-5 yrs.

The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. The gym will be open for parents and their young children. Sports and recreation equipment will be available for use.
Registration (online or on-site) is required.

#211650 Sep 6-Jan 3 W 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

African Dance for Youth:

Participants will learn the fundamentals of African dance, starting with basic movements and progressing to choreographed dance steps. Emphasis is on technique, dance steps and understanding how dance and drum rhythms are closely intertwined. This is a high-spirited, high-powered rhythmic dance experience for anyone who loves to dance. Clothing should be loose.

Course Fee: $43

Ages 3-7 years
#211340 Sep 9-30 Sa 11:00 AM-11:45 AM
#211341 Oct 7-28 Sa 11:00 AM-11:45 AM
#211342 Nov 4-18 Sa 11:00 AM-11:45 AM
#211343 Dec 2-16 Sa 11:00 AM-11:45 AM

Ages 8-14 years
#211344 Sep 9-30 Sa 12:00 PM-12:45 PM
#211345 Oct 7-28 Sa 12:00 PM-12:45 PM
#211346 Nov 4-18 Sa 12:00 PM-12:45 PM
#211347 Dec 2-16 Sa 12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Ballet I:

Age: 3-7 yrs.

This is a continual program to allow children to build their skills. New students are welcome each month. Students will be introduced to the structure of a ballet class, basic ballet vocabulary, alignment and posture and the five positions of ballet, stressing the importance of proper posture. Traditional barre work, center work and combinations are included in all classes. Students focus on building balance, strength, coordination and poise. Instructor Ms. E is the owner of Ethlyn Lassiter's Dance Ensemble.

Course Fee: $43

#211408 Sep 9-30 Sa 10:00 AM-10:45 AM
#211409 Oct 7-28 Sa 10:00 AM-10:45 AM
#211410 Nov 4-18 Sa 10:00 AM-10:45 AM
#211411 Dec 2-16 Sa 10:00 AM-10:45 AM

Gymnastics- Tumbling:

Participants will learn basic gymnastics skills, such as forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels and more. They will practice coordination, balance flexibility and strength exercises. This class is tumbling fun! Barwell Road Community Center

Course Fee: $40

Age: 4-5 yrs.
#211468 Sep 7-28 Th 4:00 PM-4:45 PM
#211469 Oct 5-26 Th 4:00 PM-4:45 PM
#211470 Nov 2-30 Th 4:00 PM-4:45 PM
#211471 Dec 7-28 Th 4:00 PM-4:45 PM

Ages 6-11 years
#212105 Sep 7-28 Th 5:00 PM-5:45 PM
#212106 Oct 5-26 Th 5:00 PM-5:45 PM
#212107 Nov 2-30 Th 5:00 PM-5:45 PM
#212108 Dec 7-28 Th 5:00 PM-5:45 PM

Martial Arts - Youth Shotokan

Age: 6-14 yrs.

Shotokan builds character through training in martial arts. Participants will master the different components of Shotokan-style karate. The class builds confidence, motor skills, discipline, self-defense, self-control and more. This class is taught in a group setting with some individual instruction. Instructor: Eric Blaize.

Course Fee: $20

Youth Beginner (6-14 year olds)
#211486 Sep 6-27 W, M 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
#211487 Oct 2-30 M, W 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
#211488 Nov 1-29 W, M 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
#211489 Dec 4-27 M, W 6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Intermediate/Family ( 6 and older)
#211490 Sep 6-27 W, M 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
#211491 Oct 2-30 M, W 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
#211492 Nov 1-29 W, M 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
#211493 Dec 4-27 M, W 7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Basketball - Kinderbasketball:

Age: 3-5 yrs.

This is a sports class that focuses on the fundamental skills of basketball each week. Participants will be introduced to basketball skills such as passing, dribbling, shooting, and teamplay in a safe, rewarding, non-competitive environment.

Course Fee: $4

#215303 Oct 8-29 Su 1:15 PM-2:00 PM

Soccer - Little Kickers:

Age: 3-5 yrs.

This introduction in skills development teaches the basics of soccer, including drills in passing, dribbling and shooting. Class will help develop hand-eye coordination, listening skills, good sportsmanship and teamwork!

Course Fee: $40

#215408 Nov 12-Dec 10 Su 1:15 PM-2:00 P

Basketball Skills:

This class will help participants improve their fundamental skills through practice drills. The instructor will help participants master dribbling, passing, shooting and defense. This program is great for beginners just learning basketball and those who want to improve their skills.

Course Fee: $40

#215308 Ages 6-9 years old Oct 8-29 Su 2:00 PM-2:45 PM
#215312 Ages 10-14 years old Oct 8-29 Su 2:45 PM-3:30 P

Soccer - Skills and Fundamentals:

This class will work on the fundamentals of soccer through skills and drills. Participants will also practice teamwork and good sportsmanship in a cooperative environment.

Course Fee: $40

#215409 Ages 6-9 years old Nov 12-Dec 10 Su 2:00 PM-2:45 PM (no class Nov 26)
#215410 Ages 10-14 years old Nov 12-Dec 10 Su 2:45 PM-3:30 PM (no class Nov 26)


F.A.S.T.- Fitness Acceleration Strength Training:

Age: 7-14 yrs.

Run faster, jump higher and throw harder than you ever have before. Learn the plyometric movements and strength exercises that will help you become a better athlete. Develop the explosive power needed for youth athletic competition through fitness and strength training, and practice acceleration techniques. Instructor: Monique Fearrington.

Course Fee: $40

#215317 Oct 8-29 Su 3:30 PM-4:15 PM
#215318 Nov 12-Dec 10 Su 3:30 PM-4:15 PM (no class Nov 26)

Open Play Basketball and Volleyball - FREE:

Barwell Road Community Center will have open play times for basketball as the gyms are available. All participants 18 and older are required to have a valid, government issued photo ID and all participants 17 and younger must have a Youth Open Play form on file. To hear a list of weekly open play times, please call the Open Play line at 919-996-6736

Fitness- Dance Xross Fitness:

Age: 18yrs. and up.

Dance Xross Fitness (DXF) is a fun, form of exercise that includes kick boxing, dance, soul line dance, and strength training. It's an exciting new way to workout. Please arrive a few minutes early for registration. Certified instructor is Journonya Harris-Rayner.

Course Fee: $5 per night.

#214830 Sep 12-Dec 26 Tu 6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Martial Arts - Adult Shotokan:

Age: 15yrs. and up.

Learn a traditional martial art and enjoy a challenging workout! Shotokan stresses cardiovascular health, strength development, coordination and overall physical fitness. Some youth designated by instructor may participate in this class. Instructor: Eric Blaize.

Course Fee: $20

#212576 Sep 6-27 W, M 8:00 PM-9:00 PM
#212577 Oct 2-30 M, W 8:00 PM-9:00 PM
#212578 Nov 1-29 W, M 8:00 PM-9:00 PM
#212579 Dec 4-27 M, W 8:00 PM-9:00 PM

Step It Up Line Dance Class:

Age: 17yrs. and up.

Do you want to take your line dancing to the next level? In this progressive class, you will learn a variety of dances, from intermediate to advanced. Understanding line dance terminology is a plus but not required. This class is a great way to exercise and will keep your body and mind fit. So let's get together, make new friends and have fun while dancing to the latest and popular line dance songs! Fee is per night attending.

Course Fee: $5

#211657 Sep 6-Dec 27 W 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

ZUMBA® at Barwell Road:

Age: 13yrs. and up.

This aerobic fitness class uses rhythms from salsa, merengue, samba, cha-cha and other Latin music. This class combines body-sculpting movements with easy-to-follow dance steps. Chair Zumba may be incorporated into some classes. You may bring small weights. Instructor: Portia Walton. Course fee is $3 for 17 and younger per night; $5 for 18 and older per night.

Course Fee: $3

#211840 Sep 11-Dec 18 M 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
#211841 Sep 7-Dec 28 Th 6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Exercise-Walking - FREE:

Age: 18yrs. and up.

Come out with family and friends to enjoy a walk inside Barwell'’ gym.
#213296 Aug 14-Dec 18 M 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Basketball - Active Adults Open Play - FREE:

Age: 50yrs. and up.

Join other active adults in playing basketball, staying healthy and learning the Senior Games rules! Participants play competitive half-court pickup games, and all levels are welcome. The gym is air conditioned and has sportscore flooring. Bring your towel and be ready to sweat!

#211655 Sep 4-Jan 1 M, Th 3:00 PM-6:00 PM


  • Barwell Road Community Center
  • 5857 Barwell Park Drive
  • Raleigh, NC 27610

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