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Adult Programs
OCPR offers several adult programs, information on particular programs can be found below.  To learn about registering for a program, please visit our Registration Page.  Orange County Parks & Recreation reserves the right to cancel any program due to lack of interest, register early to ensure the viability of a program you are interested in.  Unless otherwise noted, all of our adult programs require pre-registration and are open to those 18 and older.

Fall Programs
Introduction to Tai Chi: $95
Our popular Tai Chi program has been revisited and redesigned to allow for more definitive progression through the form.  Starting September 16, join us and start to experience the many benefits of regular Tai Chi practice.  This first session will be 8 weeks long, with class meeting on Tuesday mornings 10-11am at Dogwood Village's Wellness Room.  Tai chi is a graceful, slow moving form of  exercise whose ancient roots trace back into the depths of Chinese culture and philosophy of centuries past. A beneficial daily practice embraced by both young and old alike, its benefits include increased flexibility and more joint mobility, increased lung capacity, and greater leg and hip strength with an enhanced sense of balance.  The first 8 week session of our “Introduction to Tai Chi” class will cover the first third of Cheng Man Ching’s simplified Tai Chi Ch’uan (37 posture form) based on the “Yang” style. A second Introduction class will complete this first third.  This program is for all ages 18 and older. Continued 8 week sessions are planned, with completion of 5 sessions covering the whole form.  No uniform or special equipment is required. However, loose fitting clothing & soft, comfortable, flat-soled shoes are highly recommended.  For more information about what will be covered, as well as general Tai Chi information, visit www.floatingcloudtaichi.org.

Intermediate Tai Chi: $95
Our popular Tai Chi program has been revisited and redesigned to allow for more definitive progression through the form(Cheng Man Ching’s simplified Tai Chi Ch’uan, 37 posture form).  For students of our previous programs who are ready to advance, and those with significant Tai Chi experience, this intermediate session will build upon the material learned in the introduction sessions.  This session will begin on September 18, and will last 8 weeks, with class meeting on Thursday evenings 6:30-7:30pm at Dogwood Village's Wellness Room.  Continued 8 week sessions are planned.  No uniform or special equipment is required. However, loose fitting clothing & soft, comfortable, flat-soled shoes are highly recommended.  For more information about what will be covered, as well as general Tai Chi information, visit  www.floatingcloudtaichi.org.

Adult Isshinryu Karate: Ages 16+, $50
Join us for a ten week session of adult karate lessons, starting October 6 and ending December 17 (no class Thanksgiving week).  Lessons will be held Mondays & Wednesdays 7-8pm at the Locust Grove Primary School Gymnasium, making 20 classes total.  Pre-registration is required.  Our instructor, Dan Paterson, is a IOTKA Certified Instructor.

Adult Line Dancing
: $110, $180 per couple
Come discover a great way to get to know new folks and share good times with those you already know. Lower your stress, learn some new moves and have a blast! The bonus: It’s a surprisingly good workout that doesn’t even feel like one. If you want to shake up your life a bit, as well as have some clean fun, this is the ticket!  This program will run Tuesdays & Thursdays October 7 - November 20, 2014, with no classes held on November 4 or 6. This program will be held 7 - 7:45pm each afternoon at Locust Grove Primary School Gym.  To learn more, visit our instructor's site.

Ongoing Programs

Rapidan River Kayak Company Kayak Tours: Contact Rapidan River Kayak Company for Pricing
Rapidan River Kayak Company offers a variety of excellent guided tours on the Rapidan River, as well as kayak instruction. Mention Orange County Parks & Recreation to Rapidan River Kayak Company when scheduling your trip, and they will make a $5 donation to the Orange County Parks & Recreation Foundation, which helps support the future of OCPR!