Spring Registration begins January 6th at 8:00am for Mesa residents and January 13th at 8:00am for non-residents. The main office of Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department has moved.  The new main office is located at 708 W. Baseline Road, #4, which is between Country Club Drive and Extension Road.

fairytale dancers
Lim Kempo Karate
cooking with a parent
Music Stars Pre-K

Red Mountain Center special interest programs offer many fun, educational activities and workshops to meet the leisure needs of all ages. Come join our activities and learn something new, improve a skill, or meet new people and have fun.

Check out these great January classes from Mesa Parks and Recreation!


Rubbertastic #33025 

Jan 4, Sa

10:30 am-12:00 pm

Ages 9-13

Use the power of rubber bands to propel a small two wheeled vehicle, make an airplane that flies farther and faster, and then catapult stuff into targets in this exciting action-packed class for those who love to make stuff that does stuff.



Memoirs and Family History Writing #33047

Jan 6-27, M

6:00-8:00 pm

Ages 13 & up

Use family photos, mementos, time, setting and interviews to write compelling stories.  Instructor Marilyn provides memoir, family history samples, and motivational writing exercises to trigger memories from all stages of your life.  Beginners and advanced writers are welcome.



Let’s Play Music – Red Balloons #33925

Jan 9-Apr 23, Th

5:00-5:45 pm

Ages 4-6

Let’s Play Music is a fun music theory course for children.  This three-year program solves the problem that a child is most ready to learn music at an early age, but his fingers and letter skills are not yet ready.  We take full advantage of the brain’s ability to absorb musical concepts and teach skills in an age appropriate way.  Solfege hand signs, folk songs, games, imagination and creativity are important components of each lesson.  Parents attend class with their child every other week.  Year 1 includes Red Balloons and Blue Bug curriculum encompassing 8 months.  Purchase required student materials at for an additional $88 plus tax.



Going with Your Gut #35726

Jan 14-28, Tu

6:00-7:30 pm

Ages 18 & up

Explore the critical role that Probiotics, your microbiome and fermented foods have on your health and well-being. Be amazed by our interdependence on our microbiome (the fermenting organisms in our bodies), and the health impact of fermentation by these friendly microbes in our gut that modulate our digestion, immune systems and even our mental health! Plus get the hands-on opportunity to make some probiotic fermented foods and beverages.



Spanish - Level 1 #36213

Jan 6-Feb 3, M

5:45-6:45 pm

Ages 18 & up

Learn the fundamentals of the Spanish language.  Class will cover basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary.  You will need to purchase the following book and bring it to each class: Practice Makes Perfect Basic Spanish, Second Edition: (Beginner) by Dorothy Richmond ISBN13: 9780071849210.



Spanish - Level 2  #36214            

Jan 6-Feb 3, M

7:00-8:00 pm

Ages 18 & up

Continue your study of essential Spanish grammar and vocabulary.  Move beyond the basics to explore more about the present, past and future tenses.  You will need to purchase the following book and bring it to each class: Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar (Intermediate) by Gilda Nissenberg – ISBN13: 9780071422703.



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