Arts and Enrichment

Closure/Cancellation Information

  1. The following recreational guidelines are in effect as of June 26, per the variance issued to Douglas County.

    Recreation Center

    The Recreation Center is currently open. New safety precautions are in place, and users are required to reserve a 90-minute time slot online for a specific workout zone. The lap pool and leisure pool are also open by reservation only. Lap lanes are limited to two people per lane. Restrooms and showers are open, and lockers are available on a limited basis.

    Make a reservation

    In addition, the Rec Center Leisure Pool is also open by reservation. Reservations may be made 48 hours in advance.

    Please keep in mind:
    • The sauna is NOT available
    • Hot tub space is extremely limited - three people per rotation. If tub capacity is reached, participants must rotate out at the end of one bubble cycle
    • Limited lockers are available. Showers are also available for swimmers to rinse off
    • Please arrive with your swimsuit on, and be prepared to leave the facility in your swimsuit
    • Slides are available starting at 9 a.m.

    Miller Activity Complex

    The Miller Activity Complex is closed.

    Outdoor pools and splash pads

    Burgess and Butterfield Crossing pools are currently open. Reservations are available online 48-hours in advance.

    Make a reservation

    Splash pads at PSM and Festival parks are also open. Reservations are not required. Hours for both sites are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

    More information

    Please remember to practice social distancing and maintain a distance of at least 6 feet. Additionally, local health officials recommend wearing a face covering while in public. The intent remains to limit interactions to only those within your own household. Good hygiene - like not touching your face, and washing your hands well, and often - also remains important.

Start a new hobby, learn new activities, and meet new friends in our arts and enrichment classes. Check out our youth and adult pottery classes, discover new talents or dust off old skills in our youth and adult painting classes or try one of our popular dance classes for adults.

Some of the exciting programs we offer throughout the year include pottery, kids clay, oil painting, acrylics, adult Spanish classes and ballroom dancing for couples.
  1. Adult Dance
  2. Clay/Pottery
  3. Fencing

Adult Dance

County Swing

This is the original four-count swing dance. This class will teach the basic steps, including lots of turns and twirls.

Country and Western Hoedown Dance Parties 

Join a proper hoedown and dance the night away with lively country western dance moves. Need to review a dance? Dancers will review, practice and learn fun party dance moves each session.

Country and Western Two-Step

This original country western dance is the most versatile on the floor. Dancers will learn basic steps to dominate the dance floor and step the night away.

Country and Western Three Dance Jam

Dancers will learn the basics and the turns and twirls for Two-Step, Country Swing and Waltz! Get jammin’ no matter what the band plays!

Line Dance Booty Bash

Great exercise and good for coordination and balance. This class is a super fun way to slim down for the summer. Count your steps - dancers average 2,000 per class. We will learn the most popular line dances for parties and more.

Millennium Cowboy Cha Cha

Cowboy Cha Cha is not just for country dancers anymore. It’s the prettiest dance to come along. It can be done solo or with a partner – we will learn both ways.

Nightclub Two-Step

It’s sweetheart night. Don’t just rock back and forth during those slow songs. Learn romantic steps, turns and patterns that will make dancing to ballads and slow songs the highlight of the night.

Red Hot Sizzlin’ Salsa 

This red-hot social-style salsa is fun and easy to learn. With lots of great moves, learn Latin rhythms so you can dance and move to any Latin song. Come join us for fun learning the basic steps of salsa to the great sound of Latin music.


Classes are taught on Monday evenings from either 7-8 p.m. or 8-9 p.m. 

Register online

Prices are per couple. Please contact David Quintana at, or call 303-660-1036 with questions.

  1. Language Arts
  2. Literacy
  3. Painting
  4. Youth Dance

Language Arts

Adult Spanish Classes (Level 1)

This introductory, fast-paced Spanish class focuses on vocabulary, pronunciation and communication basics. A bilingual workbook fee of $18 is payable to the instructor on the first day of class. This class is provided by Spanish Enrichment Inc. 

Ages: 18+
Fee: $68 ($74 nonresident)
Location: Recreation Center

Practical Spanish for Adults (Level 2)

This intermediate, fast-paced Spanish class focuses on vocabulary, pronunciation and accentuation, as well as introduction to conjugation of the verbs in present, past and future tenses. The bilingual workbook from Practical Spanish for Adults Level 1 will be used.

 Ages: 18+
Fee: $68 ($74 nonresident)
 Location: Recreation Center

Register for adult Spanish classes starting in early winter

Spanish Enrichment Journey for PreSchoolers and Kindergarteners 

The best time to expose your children to a new language is during the early years. These fun and interactive Spanish classes introduce participants to the Spanish language and culture with a native speaking teacher. Materials will be $5, payable to the instructor in the first class.

Ages: 4–6
Fee:  $55 ($62 nonresident)
Location:  MAC

Spanish for Children

A Spanish-speaking teacher will coach your child in everyday vocabulary, pronunciation of the alphabet and vowels, interactive exercises, games, songs and a phrase of the week. This is a great way for your child to use basic Spanish with friends and family members. Materials will be $10, payable to the instructor in the first class.

Ages:   8–12
Fee:    $55 ($62 nonresident)
Location:  MAC

Register for youth Spanish classes (runs concurrently with the school year)