Pick up a new skill or learn a hobby via the city's adult program options. Lakewood is proud to offer a wide variety of classes, programs and sports leagues for adults of all ages. Select a section above to view a list of programs with registration links.
Financial assistance is available via the Lakewood Possibilities Fund.
Register for Programs
Two ways to register online:
1. Follow activity code links in the latest Community Connection catalog.
2. Follow the links within these sections.
A low-impact way to stay fit and active. View aqua fitness schedule and info.
Lap and Open Swim
For lap and open swim times, view city pool schedules.
Acquire basic swimming skills and comfort in water. No prior swimming experience needed.
Must have completed fundamentals class or can demonstrate skills acquired in fundamentals. Front and back crawl
Must have completed development class or can demonstrate skills acquired in development. Refine strokes so participants can swim with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.
Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Training
This course will give you all the certifications necessary to become a professional lifeguard: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED and First Aid. Certifications are good for two years.
Skills Test: The following skills must be performed before participants are allowed in Lifeguard training class:
- Swim 300 yards using the front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both.
- Tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs.
- Retrieve a 10 pound brick in 12-foot deep water without assistance and without goggles.
Ages: 15 and up
Fee: $175 Resident, $205 Nonresident
Location: Carmody Recreation Center
WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR TRAINING
This course will provide you with the certification necessary to instruct American Red Cross Swimming lessons! Course fees cover all materials and includes the FIT (Fundamentals of Instructor Training) Certification.
Skills Test: The following skills must be performed BEFORE participants are allowed in the WSI class. If participants cannot complete the skills listed on the first day of class, they will not be allowed to participate in the course and will be issued a refund.
- Demonstrate proficient front and back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and butterfly.
Ages: 16 and up
Fee: $200 Resident, $230 Nonresident
Location: Green Mountain Recreation Center
New for 2020:
Macramé and Monotype Printing
View current class schedules and descriptions in the latest Community Connection catalog.
Interested in learning how to waltz, salsa, belly dance, tap and more? The city offers a wide variety of dance classes to teens and adults. Dance classes and recitals take place at the Lakewood Cultural Center
unless otherwise noted.
Prior to starting a class, please do the following:
- Review class policies. These will be made available by your instructor prior to class start date.
- Obtain any required attire and/or footwear prior to the first class.
Our team can assist in navigating policies, equipment and more. Reach out by emailing email@example.com or calling 303-987-7845.
All classes are registration classes with drop-in options. For those who can only participate when schedule permits, drop-in fee is $10 for 1-hour classes and $12 for 1.5 hour classes.
For classes in which a partner is required, price is per person.
Private Dance Instruction
Looking to dust off your dancing shoes, get ready for a special event, or prefer more personalized attention? Book a single, three or five-lesson package in the dance of your choice, scheduled at your convenience. A variety of styles are offered.
Email Nathalie Renfroe, Cultural Programs Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org for pricing and more details.
REGISTER FOR CLASSES
Current availability will vary based on class start dates. View class descriptions and current class schedules in the latest Community Connection catalog.
MEET OUR DANCE INSTRUCTORS
Visit the dance instructors webpage to read bios and learn more about our talented team.
Schedules for registration classes, like Pilates and yoga, can be found in the latest Community Connection catalog.
Narrow down your search by selecting class type or location.
ALL CLASSES ARE CANCELED AT LEAST THROUGH MAY 31.
Classes take place at the city's Recreation Centers and Clements Community Center. View class descriptions
Lakewood Recreation offers a variety of martial arts and fencing classes for youth and adult participants year-round. For more information, call 303-987-7842.
View a full list of upcoming programs and events on the park programs and events page.
SPRING 2020 LEAGUE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.
The city offers sports team and leagues which take place throughout the year. Contact Sports Programmer Ray Hilger at email@example.com or 303-987-5404 with any questions.
Visit Lakewood Team Sideline for schedules and standings.
Call 303-987-7078. Updates are made daily at 4:30p.m.
Visit Lakewood Park Tennis Center to view offerings.
Unified Sports combines athletes with and without disabilities on teams that compete against other Unified Sports teams. This pioneer program provides sporting competition and team opportunities for athletes seeking new and different challenges. Contact Sports Programmer Ray Hilger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-987-5404 with any questions.