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Recreation Classes for Teens and Adults

 
WCPR wants to provide you with an outlet for life-long learning.  It is never too late to teach yourself something new….let us guide you through that process.  Whether searching for Tae Kwon Do classes, Martial Arts Classes, Cooking classes and more... Program options vary throughout the year and from facility to facility. We also offer a variety of other programs which may be found in other areas of the website.  Please see Health & Wellness, Music Classes and Art Classes for more programs


Knitting 
Oct. Knit-Ology Beg. postBeginners Knitting Workshop
Nolensville Recreational Center
Thursday, October 7th from 10am to 12pm OR
Thursday, October 21st from 10am to 12pm 
Ages: 18+
Cost: $15 
Instructor: Lupe Hamilton
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This class will focus on introducing the basics of knitting. Including yarn selection, needle requirements, how to read a basic pattern, how to cast on stitches, how to knit and purl stitch, how to bind off, and how to weave in ends. The sampler taught will introduce 4 variations of the knit and purl stitches (stockinette, garter, rib and seed stitches).

*$10 supply fee to be paid to instructor at the start of class.

For more information please, contact the instructor at lupesh@me.com or Rachel Wahlstrom at rachel.wahlstrom@williamsoncounty-tn.gov

Oct. Knit-Ology Knit along post (1)Scarf Knit-Along
Nolensville Recreation Center 
Every Thursday, October 7th-28th from 12pm-2pm 
Ages: 13+
Cost: $20
Instructor: Lupe Hamilton 
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This class will be a group setting knit-along with everyone working on a scarf pattern.  There will be 3 different patterns to choose from and 4 different colors of yarn. Attendees need to know basics of knitting, casting on stitches, how to knit and purl stitch, how to bind off and how to read a basic pattern independently.  Instructor will be there to help, but not to teach beginners how to knit stitches.
 
Attendees need to bring the following to class:
         Size 8 knitting needles (needed on first class day)
         Needle stoppers for size 8 needles
         Tapestry needle 
 
*$10 supply fee will be collected at first class for yarn only. 
*If additional supplies are needed they will be an additional charge and need to be ordered ahead of class time.

For more information please, contact the instructor at lupesh@me.com or Rachel Wahlstrom at rachel.wahlstrom@williamsoncounty-tn.gov


Circle Knit-Ology post  Knitting Circle 
 Nolensville Recreation Center 
 Thursday's, September 23rd & 30th from 10am-12pm 
 Ages: 13+
 Cost: $5 per class
 Instructor: Lupe Hamilton 
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This class will allow knitters/crocheters to come together and work on unfinished projects and get to know other fiber enthusiasts from all levels of knowledge. Individuals attending this class should be comfortable knitting/crocheting their projects and not need instruction. Each attendee should bring all necessary supplies to work on their project (i.e. yarn, needles, pattern, etc…)

For more information please, contact the instructor at lupesh@me.com or Rachel Wahlstrom at rachel.wahlstrom@williamsoncounty-tn.gov

Cooking 
Halloween Cookies FB Post Cookie Decorating - Halloween Favorites 
 Franklin Recreation Center 
 Sunday, October 3rd from 2:30pm-5pm 
 Ages: 13+
 Cost: $35 + $12 supply fee payable to instructor 
 Instructor: Chef Karen 
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Learn the basics and have some fun designing your own decorated cookies. No experience necessary. Chef Karen will have you practicing your piping skills and creating cookie masterpieces. Skills covered include making perfect royal icing, outlining, flooding, and special effects. You will take home a dozen beautiful cookies and the recipes to make your own at home.

For more information, please contact Rachel Wahlstrom at Rachel.Wahlstrom@williamsoncounty-tn.gov

Cooking with Karen FB Post Instant Pot Cooking with Karen- Instant Pot®
 Franklin Recreation Center 
 Monday, October 18th from 5:15pm - 7:15pm 
 Ages: 18+
 Cost: $35 + $20 supply fee payable to instructor 
 Instructor: Chef Karen
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Learn to make quick, delicious, and nutritious meals in your Instant Pot or multi-cooker. Chef Karen will take the mystery out of this popular kitchen appliance. Cooler weather is the perfect time use the Instant Pot to create cozy dinners for your family. Bring your own pot or borrow one of Chef Karen's.

Menu: Perfect Risotto with Peas, Ham and Bean Soup, Spaghetti with  Bolognese Sauce; Indian Butter Chicken with Basmati Rice; New Mexico  Pork and Green Chili Stew, Spiced Pumpkin Apple Butter with  Buttermilk Biscuits

For more information, please contact Rachel Wahlstrom at Rachel.Wahlstrom@williamsoncounty-tn.gov

cooking with karen fb post - pasta Cooking with Karen- Homemade Pasta & Sauce 
 Franklin Recreation Center 
 Monday, October 25th from 5:15pm - 7:15pm 
 Ages: 18+
 Cost: $35 + $12 supply fee payable to instructor 
 Instructor: Chef Karen
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If you are lucky enough to have an Italian grandma you know how wonderful fresh, homemade pasta is. If not, then you need this class. Chef Karen will teach you to make pasta dough from scratch. Then we’ll use pasta machines to cut it into three different kinds of pasta. We’ll make some tasty sauces to complete our meal and end it Italian style – with gelato.

For more information, please contact Rachel Wahlstrom at Rachel.Wahlstrom@williamsoncounty-tn.gov
Mind & Body
Fairview Tae Kwon Do Boy's BackTae Kwon-Do 
Fairview Rec Center
Tuesday & Thursday
Beginner: 5:00-6:00p (Ages 6+ & white-yellow belt)
Advanced: 6:15-7:30p (Ages 13+ and green belt+)
Ages: 6+
Cost: $60 Per Month
Instructor: Eddie Manor

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With over 30 years of experience, Eddie Manor is a great choice when it comes to learning the art of Tae Kwon-Do. Students will gain confidence learning self-defense techniques, as well as an appreciation for this Korean martial art.

Questions? Call Mike Arnold at 615-799-9331 x2314 or email Mike.Arnold@williamsoncounty-tn.gov

October Jiu-Jitsu flyerDanzan Ryu Jiu-Jitsu 
 Franklin Recreation Center
 Every Tuesday & Thursday, October 5th-28th from 6am-7am
 Ages: 18+
 Cost: $50 per month
 Instructor: Tennis Smith 
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Join instructor Tennis Smith in this 4-week session in this traditional Japanese martial art form where students learn to use principles of leverage, balance, and movement to maximize your self-defense effectiveness against an opponent. You will learn rolls, falls, escapes, joint locks, throws, and grappling techniques, as well as the blocks, punches, and kicks more commonly associated with the martial arts. The variety of techniques allows you to use only the force you need to defend yourself. Under the guidance of black belt instructor Tennis Smith, students will learn and progress at their own rate through personalized instruction based on their individual strengths and weaknesses.

Suggested attire: Since this curriculum includes grappling and rolling, we recommended wearing clothing that you feel comfortable moving in. A Judo Gi is optional.

For more information, contact him at tennis.n.smith@gmail.com or Rachel Wahlstrom at Rachel.Wahlstrom@williamsoncounty-tn.gov


 Seminar post Japanese Sword & Danzan Ryu Jiu-Jitsu Seminar
 Franklin Recreation Center
 Saturday, September 18 from 1pm-5pm
 Ages: 18+
 Cost: $20 
 Instructor: Tennis Smith 
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Join instructor Tennis Smith in this 4-hour seminar providing an overview of Danzan Ryu Jiujitsu and Toyama Ryu Japanese Samurai Sword. The Jiujitsu section will focus on a variety of self-defense techniques such as holds, escapes, and controlling techniques. The sword section will cover history, stances, cutting, drawing, sheathing and cooperative attack/defense exercises where students will work in pairs.
Suggested attire: Since this curriculum includes grappling and rolling, we recommended wearing clothing that you feel comfortable moving in. A Judo Gi is optional.

Instructor Tennis Smith is a black belt in the Danzan Ryu Jiujitsu art form with twenty years of experience. For more information, contact him at tennis.n.smith@gmail.com or Rachel Wahlstrom at Rachel.Wahlstrom@williamsoncounty-tn.gov


polynesiandance classPolynesian Dance
Thursdays
Beginner: 5:30pm
Experienced: 6:15pm
All Ages
$25/month
Instructor: Christine Hood

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Learn to dance like the island natives of Hawaii, Samoa, New Zealand, and Tahiti. Instructor, Chris Hood uses these dance representations as a form of both exercise and education. 

For more information, contact Rachel Wahlstrom at Rachel.Wahlstrom@williamsoncounty-tn.gov 

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