Leader-Directed Programs & Services

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Two ladies practicing Pilates at the Morgan Center in North Port Florida
A group of kids learning about basketball from an instructor at the Rising Stars Basketball Program in North Port, Fl
A group of campers are instructed in archery at summer camp in North Port Fl

Available Leader-Directed Programs

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Summer Camp

With a wide variety of safe, fun, and engaging activities - the annual Parks & Recreation Summer Camp provides positive and life-changing experiences for children and teens entering 1st through 8th grade. Click on the link above to learn more about the GMAC and Teen Xtreme Summer Camps.

Group Exercise/Fitness

Achieve a healthy lifestyle! Parks & Recreation offers fitness facilities at both the Morgan Family Community Center and the George Mullen Activity Center. Stop in and you'll find friendly and knowledgeable staff who will help you meet your fitness goals,along with group exercise classes, a variety of cardio equipment, free weights, plate loaded equipment, and daily use locker rooms. Click on the link above for more information about the available instructor-lead classes.

Other Programs

Teen Talk
Teens, we need your input! Come have a discussion with City Staff about your Community Center. Food to follow. Bring a friend!
Grade: 6-12
Day: TH
Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Date: 2/20
Location: Morgan Family Community Center

Tea Time
Here is a chance for your little one to dress up in their fancy attire and enjoy a festive tea party.   Make sure to bring your cameras for our special guest the Easter Bunny! Register in advance. Space is limited.
Age: 7 & under
Fee: $10 pair (child with parent & adult); $3 addl. child 
Day: SA 
Date: 3/14
Time: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location: Morgan Family Community Center

“Binglo” Family Game Night
A spin on classic Bingo! Bring the family out to our Binglo Family Game Night where we are turning the black lights on and the music up! Dress up in your best fluorescent clothing and get ready to call “Binglo”! Register in advance, space is limited.
Age: Families
Fee: $10/10 card pack; $3 addl. card
Day: F
Date: 3/20
Time: 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: Morgan Family Community Center

Scrapbooking Fun
Paper crafting workshops include scrapbook layouts, card making, and special projects. Participants may bring their own supplies and/or purchase supplies from the instructor.
Age: 16 and up
Fee: $18 per class
Day: SA 
TIme: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Date:  1/11, 2/15, 3/21, 4/18, 5/16
Location: Morgan Family Community Center                                          

Dance Instruction & Social
Participate in a group dance lesson followed by a Dance Social. Come dance for enjoyment, socialization, recreation, and health.
Age: 16 and up
Fee: $10 per class
Day: TU
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Date: Ongoing
Location: Morgan Family Community Center

Beginner Photography
Have you purchased a new DSLR camera and not sure how to use it? For the photo enthusiast or new user, this beginner course will explain basic camera operation, including camera and lens settings, storage, exposure, shutter speeds, aperture, and ISO image framing. Bring your DSLR camera and manual to class. Pre-registration required by 2/22.
Age: 15 and up
Fee:  $25 per session
Day: M
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Date: 2/24-3/16
Location: George Mullen Activity Center

Badge Factory
Calling all scouts! Complete your troop, pack, or individual scout projects with us! Our expert staff will help you organize projects to fit your needs. Our goal is to make learning enjoyable and help your group earn a badge.  Contact the Mullen Center at least one month in advance of the desired date to arrange a Scout badge training session. Minimum of 8 participants.
Age: 5 and up
Fee: $3-$5 per person
Date: By appt.
Location: Varies

Game Club
Do you enjoy playing games? This club is dedicated to playing games, hanging out, and having fun! Test your skills in the tournaments!
Grade: 6th-12th
Fee: $3 R/$4 NR; Members free
Day: W
Date: 1/29, 2/26, 3/25, 4/29
Time: 5-6 p.m.
Location: Morgan Family Community Center                                                                                   

Foosball Tournament
This is a doubles foosball tournament and a test to find the real champion team. Prizes awarded to the winners.
Grade: 6th-12th
Fee: $3 R/$4 NR; Members free
Day: F
Date: 1/17
Time: 5-6 p.m.
Location: Morgan Family Community Center

Masterchef Jr. Cooking Class
Learn how fun and easy cooking can be! Students will learn to make delicious recipes, from main courses to desserts and snacks, with plenty of tasting along the way. One class will be dedicated to foods made famous in 1959. Space is limited; pre-registration required.
Age: 10-15
Fee: $47 per session
Day: SA
Time: 10:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Date: 5/30-6/27
Location: Morgan Family Community Center