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.
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Troupe Benat Serat

Belly Dance

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.


Cuesta Aikido

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.

Dog Obedience

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

Line Dancing

Join January Blakely for this no-partner-needed County and Western Line Dancing class.



Quilt Fever

Instructor Becky Rogers is an AQS Certified Quilt Appraiser. All classes meet at the Morro Bay Community Center in the Studio.

Tennis Lessons

Certified USPTR Tennis Pro Stephanie Wagner is teaching classes for all ages and instruction levels in Morro Bay. Make tennis a fun experience!