The follow is a listing of ongoing classes offered by the Morro Bay Recreation Department. For specific details, such as fees, class times, and more, please contact the Department during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding City holidays, at 805-772-6278. Go online to view and register for activities.
Troupe Benat Serat
Learn to move with rhythm, grace, and expressions. Belly dance is a fun way to exercise, stretch, and tone muscles. The classes will cover basic steps, veil work, cymbal patterns, history of the dance, and costuming. Belly dance is for any size, any age, any experience, any skill level, or anybody, including you!
Listening to Music Series
Classical Music Appreciation
Ever wished you knew more about classical music? If so, then the Listening to Music Series is for you! Ron Tarica shares his insights in this series of classes, each 6-week session focusing on a different musical period.
Aikido is a martial art that consists of self-defense techniques to redirect and neutralize an attack. This training also fosters a positive attitude towards dealing with conflict.
Force-free classes that are fun for owners and dogs. Learn how to teach your best friend to listen to you, come when called, discourage excessive barking, not pulling on the leash, get along with other dogs and people, learn new tricks and games, and much more! Coming soon: puppy training, loose leash walking, and tricks and games.
Uechi-Ryu Karate-Do is a traditional system with strong Chinese roots. This class emphasizes on flexibility, body mechanics, and self-defense techniques. Instructor Steven Gossis a Seventh-Degree Black Belt with 40 years of experience and is a West Coast Representative of Okinawa Karate-Do Kyokai.
Country & Western
Join January Blakely for this no-partner-needed County and Western Line Dancing class.
A GREAT way to combine exercise and fun is with this Line Dancing class which is a no partner needed class! All levels are welcomed and the instructor teaches to your skill ability. This is class teaches varied styles of line dancing.
Painting & Drawing
Diana Manseau, M.F.A., has over 25 years of experience teaching fine arts in all media. She has taught through U.C.L.A., community colleges, and museum programs throughout California. Diana's work has been shown in group exhibitions including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and one person shows at Nonesuch Fine Arts in Santa Monica and at Cuesta College. Diana is represented by the Vault Gallery in Cambria.
Instructor Becky Rogers is an AQS Certified Quilt Appraiser. All classes meet at the Morro Bay Community Center in the Studio.
Certified USPTR Tennis Pro Stephanie Wagner is teaching classes for all ages and instruction levels in Morro Bay. Make tennis a fun experience!