Here is the weekly top 10 for Chattanooga Parks and Recreation:
#1 Swim Lessons Sign Ups Going On Now For Pre-School-Adults, $34
Cost is $34 for eight half hour lessons, cheapest in town. Pre-school through adult lessons available. Lessons begin March 16 at Brainerd for Saturday lessons, and March 18 for South Chattanooga. Stop by Brainerd (1010 Moore Road) or South Chattanooga (1151 W 40th St.) Community Centers and pick up a registration sheet, or Call Peggy at 697-1385 or click here.
#2 Stroke Classes for Ages 6-Adult
Ideal program for participants who can swim one length of the pool both freestyle and backstroke. All four competitive strokes will be taught. This class is a great lead up and affordable program for swim team. Classes take place at South Chattanooga Community Center, Mondays and Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. in St. Elmo. Class fee is $34 for 8 lessons monthly and start again March 18. Call 697-1385 for more information or click here. Also hiring lifeguards for the summer, call 697-1385.
#3 Book a Summer Birthday Party at the Best Water Park in Southeast Tennessee
Park features 30 plus water features, large pool, kids pool, inflatable obstacle course and more. Parties start at $90 for 2 hours for 25 guest during regular park operating hours. Use of park, and covered picnic pavilion provided. Parties during not operating hours for 25 guest start at $150. Other price options available for private parties for entire park/pool and for increased number of guest. Call the reservation hotline at 697-1334. Click here for more info and check out the video and see whats there.
#4 Trail Running and Road Running Class at Outdoor Chattanooga Saturday
Randy Whorton of Wild Trails will offer a presentation on how to get running on Chattanooga's area trails. After the presentation, Randy will lead an off road run and Zach Winchester of Fast Break Athletics will lead a paved run on the Tennessee Riverpark. No reservations necessary.
The class is held at Outdoor Chatt in Cooldige Park Saturday from 11 a.m.-noon and cost is free. Call 643-6888 for more or click here.
#5 Laughter Yoga for Kids and Teens in Lookout Valley, Free on Wednsdays
Join John A Patten staff for some fun. Gigglers will practice yoga with laughter exercises creating and atmosphere of playfulness and fun. This class promotes social skills, boundary awareness and self esteem. Free on Wednesdays from 4-5 p.m. during March. At 3202 Kelly's Ferry Road in Lookout Valley. 825-5955. Ask about their art classes too.
#6 Your Teen Need Something to Do?
Check out the programs with Prevention and Youth Development Services next to South Chattanooga. Classes and opportunities include a developing radio show, recording studio, community outreach, photography and more. Classes are available every evening during the week. We can even help you record a song. Call 643-6800 for more information or click here.
#7 Registration Open For Camp ZooAbility
Camp ZooAbility is a week-long day camp for individuals who have cognitive and/or physical disabilities, that is held at the Chattanooga Zoo. Siblings are welcome to attend. Daily activities include, but are not limited to: swimming, arts & crafts, music, animal enrichment, and more. For ages 6-12: June 24-28; ages 13-21: July 8-12; ages 22 and Up: July 22-26. Cost is $75 and Registration forms available here.
#8 The Tennessee Mobile Career Coach In North Chattanooga March 19
Join the state of Tennessee staff as they help you with resume building, job interview skills, computer access, and most of all, help searching for jobs. All you need to do is bring an ID. All free. If you have a resume or cover letter, bring it, and the staff will look it over. 406 May St, noon-4 p.m. Call 757-5447. Click here for more information.
#9 Rescue Prom March 23 At Hixson Community Center - Free Dresses
Rescue Prom will join Hixson Community Center for this huge, one-day event offering thousands of free prom dresses, accessories, fittings and more. The entire gym floor will be filled. Teens are welcome from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at 5400 School Dr. in Hixson. For more information, call Crystal at 298-4246 or click here.
#10 Citywide Easter Egg Hung, March 28 at Warner Park
There will be 25,000 eggs, face painting, food and games, bounce house, music and fun. Begins at 5 p.m. at Warner Park. Just show up, its all free. Click here for more information. Plus hunts at Carver and Westside Centers.