September Special Events
Art in the Park: September 1-2 , Glover Park & Marietta Square
Brown Bag Concert Series: September 5, 12, 19, 26, Glover Park, 12:00noon www.mariettaga.gov/parksrec
Marietta Reads: September 14, Glover Park, 10:00am - 2:00pm www.marietta-city.org
Marietta Streetfest: September 21—22, Glover Park & Marietta Square www.mariettastreetfest.com
Glover Park Concert Series: September 27, Glover Park & Marietta Square, 8:00pm www.mariettaga.gov/concerts
Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center 'Sports & Athletics'
Tumbling: Learn how to perform forward & backward rolls, cartwheels, handstands, roundoffs, back handsprings, front handsprings, standing back flips, front flips, rebounding flips, combination flips, twisting flips, and double backs. $12 daily rates, $40 per 4-week session. Ages 6 to 14. Classes taught by City of Marietta approve contract instructor, Chris Wyatt. www.mariettaga.gov/parksrec
Pickleball: Private, semi-private lessons and drills are available at Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center. Participants may develop both tactical and technical skills to be successful in the game of Pickleball. Private lessons ($30). Semi-private lessons ($15.00). Saturday Night Pickleball ($5. Drills, $10. Ages 6 and older. Pickle Ball Ladder League available Mondays, 10-week sessions. www.mariettaga.gov/parksrec
Brazilian Futsal Academy: focus on individual skills as well as technical skills from all aspects of soccer, while emphasizing dribbling, passing, and shooting through 1-vs-1 drills. This fast-paced training utilizes a smaller, low bounce soccer ball. $80.00 until Sept. 30 (Beginning August 1 $95.00) for 4 practices per month, instructed by a Brazilian National Fustal team member. Ages 6 to 16. Available at Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center. www.mariettaga.gov/parksrec
Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center 'Community Recreation'
American Sign Language: Learning ASL will allow you to communicate using the 3rd most common language used in the United States. ASL is now recognized as a foreign language at the collegiate level and is offered in more high schools now as a foreign language. Learning to sign can open many opportunities for growth in both your personal and professional life and it’s a lot of fun too! $15 daily rates, Beginner and Intermediate Classes available for $85 per 6-week session. Mondays at Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center. Classes taught by City of Marietta approve contract instructor, Angela Ashworth. www.mariettaga.gov/parksrec
Dancing 4 All: Have more fun out of life, relief stress, burn calories and gain confidence on any size dance floor at weddings, summer concerts, parties, formal and informal events alike, and more! Each class includes at least 1 or two party/ line dances as well as one slow and one fast partner dance.Ages 12 and older. Wednesdays, August 7th – September 18th, 7:30PM to 8:30PM www.mariettaga.gov/parksrec
Line Dancing for Fun, Fitness, and Friendship: Learning new and old-time favorites will peel you off the wall at any party and event with more fun, confidence on any dance floor! Dance Resolution coach also enriches this stress relieving hour with multi style choreographed dances as well as some tips and stretches to help you dance and feel your best. Ages 12 and older. Wednesdays, August 7th – September 18th 6:30PM to 7:30PM. www.mariettaga.gov/parksrec
Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center 'Youth Camps'
Gem City Summer Camp: Get your GAME ON! Join us May 28 – July 26, at Custer Parks Sports & Fitness Center for 8 themed weeks of field trip adventures. (There will be no camp the week of July 4.) Campers will show off their creativity through arts and crafts, get fit with structured circuit training activities, and have fun while discovering parks in their own back yards. $75 for Regular Hours, 9am - 4pm, and $20 extra for Extended Hours, 7:30am – 6pm. $100 Non-City residents. Space is limited! Ages 6 to 12. www.mariettaga.gov/parksrec
Dancing Stars Summer Dance Camp: Coach G. implements fun fitness, balance, coordination and dance related games, which condition the body and mind. Together we’ll develop stage presence, combine moves, technique and dance styles into confidence boosting. Your child can improve their dance skills and learn a few new dance styles as well! These camps are for dancers of all levels! June 24 - 28, Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4pm. $150 per child, at Custer Park Sports and Fitness Center. Ages 6-16. www.mariettaga.gov/parksrec
Fall Break Camp: September 23-27, at Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center. City of Marietta Residents are $75 for Regular hours, 9am-4pm, and $20 extra for Extended hours from 7:30am-6pm. Our camp promotes healthy and active lifestyles for today's youth through organized physical activities and free play. Field trips, guest speakers, and snacks are included. Ages 6 to 12.
Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center 'Fitness & Wellness'
Fit Pass Certification for Teens: This program will teach growing teens the importance of proper fitness exercises in a safe and fun environment. Once SUCCESSFULLY completed, participants will be allowed to utilize Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center’s Cardio Room and fitness equipment without parental supervision. April 9 - May 2. Ages 12 to 16. www.mariettaga.gov/parksrec
F.I.T.T. Orientations: F.I.T.T. (Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type) principle outlines how to manipulate workouts to get in shape & get better results. Meet with a Recreation Specialist to learn how to use the exercise machines, get a circuit workout plan and ask nationally certified personal trainers for advice. Orientations are FREE. Schedule your appointment in person at Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center or email Tonya at email@example.com.
Personal Training: Nationally certified personal trainers are ready to be a part of your wellness journey. Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center's diverse trainers specialize in general health & fitness, Senior Adult strength & conditioning, sports-specific training, and more. City of Marietta residents can purchase two sessions a week for $75. www.mariettaga.gov/parksrec
Yoga: Yoga is a spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation. Ages 15 and older. Power Flow Yoga is a powerful, energetic form of yoga where students fluidly move from one pose to the next while connecting their breathing to their movements. Wednesdays 8:00AM to 9:00AM. Vinyasa Yoga is a flowing, dynamic sequence of poses that is one of the most popular styles of yoga in the United States. Fridays 8:00AM to 9:00AM. Yoga Fusion is a trend that blends multiple types of yoga poses, this form is best for all levels of yoga. 6:00PM to 7:00PM.
Prenatal Fit4Baby® : Prenatal fitness program that teaches women how to exercise safely and effectively throughout their pregnancy. Visit marietta.fit4mom.com
Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center 'Martial Arts Programs'
Youth Martial Arts: Martial arts is a fun and active activity that incorporates an active lifestyle with mental and spiritual development. In these lessons you will develop skills in self-defense, self-control, teamwork, self-confidence, and respect. $70 per month / 4 classes for Marietta Fit Pass Holders and $80 per month / 4 classes. Offered Fridays, 4-6pm, and Saturdays, 10am-1pm. Ages 5 to 13. Taught by City of Marietta approved contract instructor, Kyle Austin. www.mariettaga.gov/parksrec
Adult Martial Arts: Nexus Kenpo and Tai Chi Chuan, Experience the thrill of gaining confidence in your self-defense skills. Ages 13 and older. $150 per month / 4 private lessons, and access to group training with City of Marietta approved contract instructor, Master Louie Jiles. Available at Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center. For more information, www.nexuskenpo.com.
Franklin Gateway Sports Complex
Marietta Miracles Soccer Program: goal is to provide youth between the ages of 6-12, in the community, an opportunity to learn the fundamental basics of the game of soccer from a former collegiate & professional player. Friday Nights, September 06 - October 25, Age groups & times: 6:00pm/ages 6-7, 7:00pm/ages 8-9, 8:00pm/ages 10-12. www.mariettaga.gov/parksrec