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Parks & Recreation

Adults/Seniors Programs

Parks & Recreation offers a wide variety of recreational programming for all ages, baby to retiree. Programs include sports, camps, day trips, educational classes and lectures, playground groups, swimming and more!

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AARP Driver Safety Program
Ages: 50+ Cost: $20 ($15 for AARP members)
The nation's first and largest classroom course for motorists ages 50 and older. This one-day course identifies ways that older drivers can compensate for the physical changes that occur as they age and helps older drivers update their driving knowledge and skills.  To register, contact AARP Representative Karen Zimmerman 386-585-4116.
 
Dates:
Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 16, April 13, May 11
Time:
9am - 4pm
Location:
Frieda Zamba Swimming Pool classroom 
Coffee Series sponsored by Florida Hospital - NEW
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Ages: 18+ Cost: FREE

Enjoy your morning coffee while listening to professionals discuss informational topics that affect the lives of our adult community. Pre-registration required 48 hours prior to the program date and while space is available.

Time: 9-10am

Location: City Hall, Community Wing

Wednesday, Jan. 10
WalkWise Florida with Kim Smith
Kim Smith, from the Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization, will present on WalkWise Florida.  This grassroots initiative provides innovative pedestrian safety education to citizens. Pedestrian safety is an issue that affects everyone as we are all pedestrians at some point during our day. WalkWise will do a 15-20 minute presentation reviewing pedestrian, bicyclist and driver safety tips and laws.

Wednesday, Feb. 21
Digestive Health and Importance of GI Screening with Dr. Joseph McKinley, MD, and Pam Grantham, ARNP, from Florida Hospital Flagler
Dr. Joseph McKinley is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine and practices at Florida Hospital Flagler. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. With early detection and regular screenings, colon cancer can be preventable, beatable and treatable. Dr. McKinley, with his nurse practitioner, Pam Grantham, will discuss when to begin screening, what test(s) to have, the advantages and disadvantages of each test, how often to undergo screening and when to stop. 

Wednesday, March 21
Alzheimer Support Group with Nicolle Cella
Nicole Cella, with Amedisys Home Health, will discuss the Alzheimer Support Group meetings that takes place monthly. She will go into detail about the meetings, who attends, why the meetings are held, and how it helps the community.

Wednesday, April 11
It's All About YOU! with Nicolle Cella
Nicole Cella, with Amedisys Home Health, will cover Medicare and insurance benefits. She will discuss scenarios about hospital stays, rehab, home health, and private duty, what is covered, and what questions to ask.

Critic's Choice Dinner Club
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Ages: 18+ Cost: Varies
Each month this "Club" visits a new restaurant, chosen by the group, to spend quality time with friends enjoying a casual dinner while rating the food and service. New members are always welcomed. Dinner and/or transportation are the participant's responsibility. Pre-registration required.
 
Dates:
Jan. 4 - Martins Restaurant (Flagler Beach)
Feb. 1 - Mamaling Asian Street Food (Palm Coast)
March 1 - The Island Grille (Flagler Beach)
April 5 - The Southern Table (Bunnell)
May 3 - Metro Diner (Palm Coast)

Time:
Meet at restaurant at 5:30pm
Discover Trips
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Ages: 18+ Cost: Varies
Bring your friends or meet new ones on all-day adventures through Discover Trips. The registration fee includes: round-trip, motor coach transportation to and from destination and admission fees for the attraction.  Payment is due at time of registration. A lunch location is usually prearranged but cost of lunch is not included and is at the participant's expenseLimited number of spaces available, so register early. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
 
The Holy Land Experience
The Holy Land Experience is a living, biblical museum and park that brings the world of the Bible to life! It combines the sights and sounds of the biblical world in a unique and interactive way, unlike any other location. Lunch is located on site and included in the ticket price.  
Day/Date:  Friday, Jan. 26
Time:         Depart Palm Coast City Hall at 8:30am
                  Return to Palm Coast City Hall at approx. 5:30pm
Location:  Orlando
Fee:           $80
 
Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens and Two Tales Elephant Ranch
Cedar Lakes Woods & Gardens was founded by Dr. Raymond Webber. The creation of the gardens began over 23 years ago when Ray discovered the 100 year old retired lime rock quarry. Taking up gardening as his hobby, Ray is responsible for one of the most unique botanical creations you'll ever see. Two Tales Ranch elephant ranch tour is a guided tour where visitors will learn about various animals, such as elephants, Grant Zebras, and African Spurthighed Tortoises. ?Lunch will be located at the Ivy House at the participant's expense.
Day/Date:  Friday, Feb. 23
Time:         Depart Palm Coast City Hall at 8am
                   Return to Palm Coast City Hall at approx.3pm
Location:  Williston
Fee:           $60
 
Canaveral Locks Boat Tour and Exploration Tower
This two hour tours begins on the beautiful Banana River. We will leave from Kelly Park and go just north to the Barge Canal on Merritt Island where we will see a great variety of birds, dolphin, manatee and the occasional alligator and then through Canaveral Locks. We will also tour Port Canaveral viewing one of the busiest cruise ports in the world. Lunch will be at Dixie Crossroads at the participant's expense.
Day/Date:  Friday, March 23 
Time:         Depart Palm Coast City Hall at 9am
                  Return to Palm Coast City Hall at approx. 5:30pm
Location:  Port Canaveral
Fee:          $75
Fit 4 Mom Stroller Strides
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Ages: 18+ Cost: Varies

*Please note, clicking the register button will take you to an external site: staugustinebeach.fit4mom.com.

We are excited to announce a new partnership with Fit 4 Mom based out of St. Augustine! They will be bringing their Stroller Strides class to Palm Coast to be hosted in Holland Park. Stroller Strides is a total fitness program that moms can do with their babies. It includes power walking and intervals of strength and body toning exercises using exercise tubing, the stroller and the environment. Taught by certified and specially trained fitness instructors, it is a great workout for any level of exerciser. Stroller Strides instructors weave songs and activities into the routine designed to entertain and engage baby, while moms are led through a series of exercises specific to her role as mom.

Days/Dates: Monday & Wednesdays Dec. 4 - May 30

Times:          9:30-10:30am

Location:      James F. Holland Memorial Park Pavilion #3

Price:            Multiple payment options available: https://fit4mom-staugustinebeach.pike13.com/shop

Game Day Social
Ages: 18+ Cost: Free
As the name suggests, Game Day Social is comprised of a lively, spirited group of individuals who enjoy the camaraderie and competition of dominos, a variety of card games, or board games. Participants are encouraged to bring their favorite game or play one of the games provided by the Parks & Recreation Department. Light refreshments are served. Space is limited. 
Dates:
Thursdays (Sept. 7 - Dec. 14 and Jan. 11 - May 17)
Time:
12:30 - 4pm
Location:
Frieda Zamba Swimming Pool classroom
Lunch N' Lecture Series
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Ages: 18+ Cost: FREE
Join professionals during lunch for informational discussions on topics that may affect the lives of our adult community. Pre-Registration required 48 hours prior to the program date and while space is available.
 
Time:              11am - 12:30pm
Location:        City Hall, Community Wing

Friday, Jan. 19
Shopping Local and What's New in Palm Coast with Mayor Milissa Holland
Mayor Milissa Holland will be presenting the importance of shopping local and how it impacts Palm Coast businesses. She will also discuss new happenings in Palm Coast, such as current construction projects and updates on the "Rooted in Nature" brand.

Friday, Feb. 16
FLOW with Jamie Tally
Jamie Tally, Community Outreach Specialist, with Florida Licensing on Wheels (FLOW) will be presenting about adding a veterans designation on a driver's license or ID Card, the new Florida Driver License, the REAL ID law, and aging drivers. She will go over details and have handbooks to give to our seniors.

Friday, March 16
The Aging Brain and Memory Loss with Dr. Sharrell Cooper, Florida Hospital Flagler
Losing keys, misplacing a wallet, or forgetting someone's name are common experiences. But for people nearing or over age 65, such memory lapses can be frightening. Join us on March 16 as Dr. Sharrell Cooper, Board Certified Family Medicine physician at Florida Hospital Flagler, discusses the aging brain and memory loss. Learn how the brain changes as you age and what you can do to help reduce the risk of memory loss.

Friday, April 20
Finding Life Beyond Earth with Lee Bentzley
Lee Bentzley, volunteer NASA Solar System ambassador, will discuss the recent discoveries of oceans at the moons of Jupiter and Saturn indicate the possibility of life elsewhere in the Solar System. The Kepler Space Telescope has discovered many planets in the habitable zones of their stars. In addition to the Solar System, could there be life elsewhere in our galaxy? Lee Bentzley, a NASA Solar System Ambassador, will explore these possibilities.

Nature/Fitness Walks - NEW
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Ages: All Ages Cost: FREE
Get your steps in with these easy walks through Palm Coast's beautiful parks and nature trails. Learn about the history and environment of each park and what makes it so special. All ages welcome (children must be accompanied by an adult). 
 
Day/Date Tuesdays
/Location: Jan. 16 - Linear Park
                  Jan. 30 - Long Creek Nature Preserve
                  Feb. 13 - Waterfront Park
                  Feb. 27 - Central Park
                  March 13 - Lehigh Trail (meet at Fire Station 25)
                  March 27 - Graham Swamp Trail (Old Kings Rd. trailhead)
                  April 10 - Long Creek Nature Preserve
Time:        8:30 - 9:30am
Women's Self Defense
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Ages: 12+ Cost: FREE
Learn effective methods to ward off attackers in this three-day class. Sgt. Michael Lutz from the Flagler County Sheriff's Office will teach you skills that will make you more aware of your surroundings as well as methods to protect yourself and safety tips to implement right away. Pre-registration is required and participants must attend all three classes.
 
Dates:
Mondays: Feb. 5, 12, 19
Time:
6 - 8 pm
Location:
City Hall Community Wing
Ages:
12 & Up 
 
Registration Deadline: 48 hours prior to start date and while space is available
Parks & Recreation
Phone : (386) 986-2323
305 Palm Coast Parkway NE
Palm Coast, FL 32137