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Hall Co. Parks & Leisure Svcs April-May Activities Guide

By Staff
GAINESVILLE- Hall County Parks & Leisure Services has released its April-May Activities Guide.


Hall County Parks and Leisure
April - May 2013
River Forks Park
River Forks Park is a camper's delight on beautiful Lake Lanier! Outdoor lovers enjoy the 40,000 square foot beach, 63 campsites with electric and water hook-ups, a sewer pump-out station, area for group camping and more. This park is a must see for campers of all ages. Reservations may be made up to 30 days in advance.
Rates :
RV Site: $30 ($20 seniors 55+)
Tent Site: $20
Small Pavilion: $50 in county, $75 out of county
Large Pavilion: $100 in county, $125 out of county
Multi-Purpose Bldg: $100 1/2 day, $200 full day

River Forks Park is located at 3500 Keith Bridge Road off Highway 369 in Gainesville.

For more information on reserving and pricing, contact Park Manager Jenny Holland at (770) 531-3952 or

New Opportunities!
North Hall Community Center (770-532-8280)
Family Movie Night
Presenting..."Wreck it Ralph"
When: April 4
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $5 per person

When: April 10
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $8 per person
Please wear fitness attire.

Life Line Presentation
When: April 12
Time: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Cost: Free

Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
Prepare Basketball Clinic
When: Saturdays
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ages: 6 - 17
Cost: $20 per session (Team discounts available)
Registrations are taken on site at the clinic. For more information please contact Coach Payne 678-588-2111 or Coach Montgomery 770-334-0575. For email correspondence email

North GA Elite Spring Break Basketball Camp
Dates: April 1 - April 5
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Grades: K - 5 (boys and girls)
Cost: Please visit for details and to register.

Minimum and maximum registration numbers apply for this camp. Participants are encouraged to register early.

Georgia Mountain Krav Maga
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $85 / month
Class starts: April 23
Free Seminar April 16 at 6:30 p.m.

East Hall Community Center (678-450-1540)
Georgia Mountain Krav Maga
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration deadline is March 25
Please call 678-450-1540 or visit for pricing.

Easter Egg Hunt and Carnival
Date: Saturday, March 30
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $5 per car to participate in the Easter egg hunt, prices for carnival games vary. For more information please call
Dance Classes
Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
PreBallet for 2-3 year olds
Date: Tuesdays, February 26 - May 14
(No class on April 2)
Time: 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $130 for 11 classes

Tap-Ballet for 4-6 year olds
Date: Mondays, February 25 - May 13
(No class on April 1)
Time: 5:30 - 6:15 p.m.
Cost: $130 for 11 classes

Hip Hop for 7-12 year olds
Date: Mondays, February 25 - May 13
(No class on April 1)
Time: 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.
Cost: $130 for 11 classes

East Hall Community Center (678-450-1540)
Tap-Ballet for 3-5 year olds
Date: Tuesdays, February 26 - May 14
(No class on April 2)
Time: 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Cost: $130 for 11 classes

Dance classes are taught by Creative Movement and Dance. Register online at or call 706-684-0155.

Exercise Classes
Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
Date: Ongoing monthly class
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 4:20 - 5:20 p.m.
Ages: 16 years old and up
Cost: $20/4 classes or $40/8 classes
Instructor: Melissa Grove

North Hall Community Center (770-535-8280)
Days: Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Ages: 16 years old and up
Cost: $5.00 per class

Special Interest Classes

Field of Dreams Spring Baseball/Kickball Season
Dates: Tuesdays, April 16 - May 28
(will not meet on April 2)
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $5 per player
Location: Field of Dreams at Alberta Banks Park
Call 770-965-7140 for more information.

East Hall Community Center (678-450-1540)
Rock Solid Karate
Days: Mondays and Thursdays
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Cost: Please call for pricing 678-450-1540

Baton Lessons
For: Ages 4 and up
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.
Cost: $40 for 4 classes

Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
Square Dance Class
Date: Mondays
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Please call for information
Ages: 12 and up, if accompanied by an adult
Register online at
For more information, call 404-808-8689, 678-956-0287 or email

Karate Class
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Date: Starts the first Tuesday of each month
Time: 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. (5 year olds and up) OR
6:30 - 7:15 p.m. (5 years old and up)
Cost: $45/month
Uniforms may be purchased at class for $40.
Instructor: Matt Pattillo
Call 678-469-6320 or visit to register. May also register at Mulberry if paying by cash or check.

Piano and Voice Lessons
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Date: Starts the first Tuesday and Thursday of each month Time: Flexible
Ages: 6 and up
Cost: $80 per month
Instructor: Sherry Potters
Call 678-939-7986 for details.

Class minimums must be met five days prior to the start date or class may be subject to cancellation.
Active Generation Classes and Events
North Hall Community Center (770-535-8280)
Technology Tutoring
Best Buy of Gainesville will be on site to answer your technology questions. This months topics include Digital Cameras and Tablets. Bring your lunch, laptop, and questions!
Date: Tuesday, April 16
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Free (bring a lunch)
Registration: Call 770-535-8280
Class minimum must be met 5 days prior to class start date or class is subject to cancellation.

Mulberry Creek Community Center (770-965-7140)
Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program
Hall County Parks and Leisure is proud to partner with the nation's leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults (65+).

SilverSneakers® Muscular Strength & Range of Movement Class (with Yoga Stretch)
Days: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Cost: FREE to SilverSneakers members
$3 per class for non-members
®SilverSneakers is a registered mark of Healthways, Inc.
Class space is limited, so we recommend arriving early.

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE

Tai Chi
Days: Thursdays
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $1 per person

Registration Information:
Class minimums must be met five days prior to start date or class may be subject to cancellation. Due to limited space, participants are encouraged to register early. No refunds will be given following the start of a class without a written medical excuse from a licensed physician.

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