Palm Coast - The City of Palm Coast has a variety of upcoming events and recreational and sports activities that are open to the public. See a list of activities, including the fall schedule, at www.parksandrec.fun. Please note many activities take a break for the holidays, ending mid-December and resuming after New Year's.

Many activities require advance registration. Space may be limited, so please register early. Palm Coast Parks & Recreation can be reached at 386-986-2323.

Special Events for December:

Dec. 2 - Nine and Dine - Monday, Dec. 2, 5-7 p.m. at Palm Harbor Golf Club, 20 Palm Harbor Drive. Enjoy a 9 hole game of golf and dinner at The Green Lion Café! Book your tee time with Palm Harbor Golf Club, play your round and then enjoy a nice meal. Show your tee time receipt to The Green Lion Café for a special discount on your meal. $35/person (tee time is $20 and dinner is $15). No registration required. More info: 386-986-GOLF(4653) and www.parksandrec.fun/golf.

Dec. 2 and 4 - REFIT® Revolution Family Fitness - Monday and Wednesday, Dec. 2 and 4, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. REFIT® is a judgment-free fitness experience that uses powerful movements and positive music combined with resistance-training elements to give you and your family a total body workout! For ages 4 years and up. FREE but please register due to space at www.parksandrec.fun/wellness. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 2 and 6 - Monday Funday - Monday, Dec. 2 & 6, 10-11 a.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Let's reclaim Mondays! For too long, Monday has been the most dreaded day of the week. Well that ends now! This child-with-parent program will provide an enjoyable and educational environment for your child to explore social, emotional, physical and cooperative play opportunities through movement, music, interactions and problem-solving skills while having fun with their peers! For ages 3-5 years. Free but registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/toddlers. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 2 through 16 - Teen Robotics (Fall Session 2) - Mondays, Dec. 2-16, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. This hands-on program using the Lego Mindstorm EV3 Robots is designed to introduce youth to coding and computational thinking while also encouraging collaboration. Build, program and command robots that can drive, shoot, slither, walk, slam, and spin! For ages 12-15 years. $28/session. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/teens. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 3 and 6 - Zumba® Gold - Tuesday, Dec. 3, 4-5 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 6, 9-10 a.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. This class is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. This class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance! $5/class. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 4 - Our Neck of the Woods - Wednesday, Dec. 4, 10-11 a.m. at Linear Park, 31 Greenway Court, Palm Coast. Discover the treasures hidden throughout Linear Park! Through the use of story time, crafts, nature walks, and the occasional critter meet-and-greet, this program will augment your child's cognitive learning, communication skills, and hand-eye coordination. For ages 3-5 years. Free but registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/toddlers. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 4 - REV+FLOW by REFIT® - Wednesday, Dec. 4, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Adults and seniors alike can enjoy a low-impact, high-intensity workout that strengthens their bodies and sculpts their muscles through targeted, music-based movements and resistance training. $5/class. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 4 through 18 - Robotics for Kids! (Fall Session 3) - Wednesdays, Dec. 4-18, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. This hands-on course using Lego WeDo 2.0 construction sets is designed to encourage children to become an active part of the learning process, collaborate to solve problems, and develop critical thinking skills. For ages 7-11 years. $28/session. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 5 - Indoor Rowing - Thursday, Dec. 5, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. The Flagler Rowing Club will keep participants energized during this hour-long, interval training class. Instruction will include proper technique while using the erg with a focus on both mechanics and breathing. All fitness levels welcome. $7/class. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323

Dec. 5 through 19 - Cooking is Fun! (Fall Session 3) - Thursdays, Dec. 5-19, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Have fun while preparing delicious dishes! Children will be introduced to cooking vocabulary, techniques, tools, utensils, and kitchen safety practices. Due to the risk of cross-contamination, participation by those with food allergies is not advised. For ages 7-11 years. $28/session. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 6 - Coffee Series Sponsored by AdventHealth - Friday, Dec. 6, 9-10 a.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. This month's topic: "Reverse Mortgage Loans 101" with Holland Financial. The event is free, but pre-registration is required (while space available) by 9 a.m. Dec. 4: www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 10 - Learn the Basics of Your Computer - Tuesday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-noon at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Want to learn more about your computer? These classes teach you basic care of your computer, different programs you might have to use, and internet security. Free but registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 14 - Starlight Parade- Saturday, Dec. 14, 7 p.m. start time at Central Park at Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast. The Starlight Parade features colorful lighted floats, talented marching bands, and prizes for the top entries. The parade route will begin near the Round-About on Central Avenue (near entrance to the Landings Apartments) and head east; turning north onto Park Street, east onto Lake Avenue, and south on City Place; then continuing south of Bulldog Drive. Free and no registration required. More info: www.palmcoastgov.com/events or 386-986-2323.

Dec. 20 - Christmas Brunch with Santa - Friday, Dec. 20, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Put on your favorite Christmas sweater and enjoy a visit from Jolly Ole' St. Nick. Bring your favorite batch of cookies for a cookie exchange. Brunch and refreshments will be served. $7/person. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 20 - Parents' Night Out - Friday, Dec. 20, 5:30-10 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Parents, are you in need of a date night or just wish for peace and quiet around the house on a Friday night? Let us watch your kids while you have the night to yourselves. Kids will eat pizza, play games, watch movies, and have fun. For ages 5-12. $15/first child and $5/additional siblings. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 20 - Teen Chill Zone - Friday, Dec. 20, 5:30-10 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Hey teens, tired of sitting around bored on a Friday night? Then grab your friends and get down to the Community Center to hang out, eat pizza, listen to music, watch movies, play video games and otherwise chill in a fun and safe environment. For ages 13-17. Free, but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/teens. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 20 through Jan. 3 - Jack Frostivities Holiday Break Camp - Dec. 20, 23, 26, 27, 30, 31, and Jan. 2, 3, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (aftercare 4:30-6 p.m.) at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Join us over winter break to enjoy games, activities and fun!  Campers must bring their own lunch and snack each day. Aftercare available daily from 4:30-6 p.m. for one-time fee of $10. $25/day. $10/optional aftercare. For grades K-8. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/camps. More info: 386-986-2323.

Dec. 21 - First Aid and CPR/AED - Saturday, Dec. 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fire Station 25, 1250 Belle Terre Pkwy., Palm Coast. This class is a seven-hour course (one hour for lunch) designed to meet OSHA regulations and teach administering CPR to children and adults, using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), using a mask or barrier device, assisting with bleeding, broken bones. $50/person. Registration required by 9 a.m. Dec. 19 at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2300 and cprcertification@palmcoastgov.com.

Ongoing Weekly Activities:

Daily - A Bucket and a Beer - Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Palm Harbor Golf Club, 20 Palm Harbor Drive, Palm Coast. Enjoy an ice-cold beer from The Green Lion Cafe and practice your swing at the Palm Harbor Golf Club with a bucket of balls on the driving range. Purchase "A Bucket and a Beer" for $10 from The Green Lion Cafe and then redeem your receipt at the Pro Shop for a bucket of 50 balls. No pre-registration required. More info: 386-986-GOLF(4653).

Mondays - Sit, Stitch 'N Give - Mondays (through Dec. 16), 10 a.m.-noon at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Does life have you all tied up in knots? Join us for a chance to unwind. Come chat, knit, crochet, embroider, etc., and laugh with those who understand your desire to take a long piece of thread fiber and create a beloved "work of heart." All levels of experience are welcomed. Free but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Mondays - Just Some Fun Out of the Sun - Mondays (through Dec. 16), 1-3 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Weekly Monday games each month to stay cool and have some fun. Join us for Bunco, Card Games, and more! Bring your snacks and drinks to enjoy. Free but registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Mondays - Line Dancing from the Ground Up (Beginners) - Mondays, 3-4 p.m. (through Dec. 16) at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Enjoy this line dancing program made for the beginner level. $5/day. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

Mondays - Line Dancing from the Ground Up (Intermediate) - Mondays, 6-8 p.m. (through Dec. 16) at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Now that you have learned the steps, let's learn some dances! Enjoy this line dancing program made for the intermediate level. $5/day. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2323.

Mondays and Wednesdays - Green Rallies (Fall Session 2) - Mondays and Wednesdays (through Dec. 11), 5-6:30 p.m. at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. For students in grades 7-10, with cooperative and competitive partner and team activities, students develop match skills and make tennis friends. $12/day. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

Mondays and Wednesdays - Junior Development (Fall Session 2) - Mondays and Wednesdays (through Dec. 11), 6-8 p.m. at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. This program is for intermediate and advanced level players ages 11-18 years. Players will refine tactics and techniques while developing athletic skills through a game-based approach. $18/day. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

Mondays and Fridays - Morning Blast - Mondays and Fridays (through Dec. 13), 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. For players ages 18 and up, enjoy a fun and energetic start to your day that combines tennis drills with point play. $10/day for pre-registration or $12/day for same-day registration. Register at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

Tuesdays - Pinochle - Tuesdays (through Dec. 17), 12:30-4 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Pinochle is a trick-taking card game typically for two to four players and played with a 48-card deck. Derived from the card game bezique, players score points by trick-taking and also by forming combinations of cards into melds. Free but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Tuesdays - Wood Carvers - Tuesdays (through Dec. 17), 1-4 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. The art of wood carving has a history that spans centuries. At its core, wood carving transforms a piece of wood into a masterfully crafted work of art. This program is open to men and women of all levels and abilities. Participants must bring their own materials. Free but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Tuesdays - Happy Hour on the Loop - Tuesdays, 3-6 p.m. at Palm Harbor Golf Club, 20 Palm Harbor Drive, Palm Coast. Enjoy special pricing for four holes on the Palm Harbor Golf Course loop during Happy Hour (two drinks for the price of one) at The Green Lion Cafe. $11 for four holes. Book a tee time at 386-986-GOLF(4653).

Tuesdays - Beginning Ballet and Tap - Tuesdays (through Dec. 17), 4:30-5:15 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. This class will introduce students to ballet and tap instructions. Through ballet, dancers will learn proper classroom etiquette, practice large and small motor skills, and begin to develop flexibility, strength, body alignment and technique. Tap is designed to help a dancer develop rhythm, style and sound. Dancers will learn the basic steps of tap within this class. For ages 3-6 years. $40/month. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

Tuesdays - Ballet 1 - Tuesdays (through Dec. 17), 5:15-6:15 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Dancers will learn more of the basics of ballet, how to move their bodies with fluidity, grace and elegance. The class will also reinforce proper classroom etiquette, practice large and small motor skills, and continue to develop flexibility, strength, body alignment and technique. For ages 6-10 years. $40/month. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/youth. More info: 386-986-2323.

 

Tuesdays - Dance with Me! Ballroom Dance Classes - Tuesdays (through Dec. 10), 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Don't just sit and watch Dancing with the Stars this year, be part of the action! Instructors Tom and Jo Sanders will teach you the Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Cha Cha, Rumba, and East Coast Swing dance styles. Beginners welcome and partners not required. $10/class. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

 

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays - Open Pickleball - Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m.; and Fridays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (through Dec. 20) at Belle Terre Park, 339 Parkview Drive, Palm Coast. Try out the paddle sport that combines tennis, badminton and ping-pong! Equipment is provided during free Open Court. More info: 386-986-2323 and www.parksandrec.fun/athletics.

 

Tuesdays and Thursdays - Red Rallies (Fall Session 2) - Tuesdays and Thursdays (through Dec. 12), 5-6:30 p.m. at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. For students in 2nd through 3rd grade, with cooperative and competitive partner and team activities, students develop match skills and make tennis friends. $12/day. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

 

Tuesdays and Thursdays - Orange Rallies (Fall Session 2) - Tuesdays and Thursdays (through Dec. 12), 6-7:30 p.m. at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. For students in 4th through 6th grades, with cooperative and competitive partner and team activities, students develop match skills and make tennis friends. $12/day. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

 

Tuesdays and Sundays - Round Robins Tennis - Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m. and Sundays, 9:30-11 a.m. (no class Dec. 24) at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. $5/day; free for Pass Holders. Register at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

 

Wednesdays - Open Art Studio - Wednesdays (through Dec. 18), 9 a.m.-noon at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Need a space to create your next work of art? Stop by the Community Center for some creative time. Please bring your own materials. Free but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

 

Wednesdays - Doubles Skills Tennis - Wednesdays (through Dec. 11), 9:30-11 a.m. at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. Grab your friends for these situational drills and games for doubles. For ages 18 and up. $15/day for pre-registration or $17/day for same-day registration. Register at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

 

Wednesdays - Mah Jongg - Wednesdays (through Dec. 18), 12:30-4 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Mah Jongg is a game that originated in China. Join in on this game of skill, strategy, and calculation and make new friends. Free but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

 

Wednesdays - A Day at the Movies - Wednesdays (through Dec. 18), 1-3 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Lights, Camera, Action! Stop in for an old classic movie or a new favorite. Check online or the monthly Senior Social Connection Newsletter for movie titles. Free and no registration required. More info: 386-986-2323 and www.parksandrec.fun/seniors 

 

Wednesdays - Tennis Tots (Fall Session 2) - Wednesdays (through Dec. 11), 5-6 p.m. at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. This clinic engages preschoolers with explorative activities that develop fundamental athletic and movement skills necessary for success in any sport! For ages 3-5 years. $12/day. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

 

Wednesdays - Rookie Rallies (Fall Session 2) - Wednesdays (through Dec. 11), 6-7 p.m. at Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Pkwy. For students in kindergarten through 1st grade, with cooperative and competitive partner and team activities, students develop match skills and make tennis friends. $12/day. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/tennis. More info: 386-986-2550.

 

Thursdays - Senior Social Corner - Thursdays (thorough Dec. 19), 11 a.m.-noon (no class on Nov. 28) at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. Looking to get out of the house and mingle? Join our Senior Social Corner and make new friends! Sit and relax in the comfort of our Community Center and chat about whatever is on your mind that day. This is also a great opportunity for seniors who are looking for a meeting space to come and discuss specific topics. Free but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

 

Thursdays - Game Day Social - Thursdays (through Dec. 19), 12:30-4 p.m. at Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE. 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 provided by the Parks & Recreation Department. Light refreshments are served. Free but please register at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. More info: 386-986-2323.

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays - FootGolf - Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 5-8 p.m. at Palm Harbor Golf Club, 20 Palm Harbor Drive, Palm Coast. Soccer+golf=FootGolf! The cost is $8 per person, with the cart included. Official rules require a No. 5 size soccer ball; players can bring their own, or rent one for $3. FootGolfers will need to make a tee time by calling the Pro Shop at 386-986-GOLF (4653) or online at www.palmharborgolfclub.com.

 

Saturdays - Junior Golf Clinics - Saturdays, 9-11 a.m. at Palm Harbor Golf Club, 20 Palm Harbor Drive, Palm Coast. Get out on the course with an instructor to learn the game of golf! Kids will learn basic golf skills in this weekly clinic. Space is limited, so sign up early by calling 386-986-4653 (GOLF). For ages 8-16. $15/class. More info: www.palmharborgolfclub.com.

 

See the Fall 2019 Activity Guide at www.palmcoastgov.com/recreation. Stay tuned for the Winter/Spring 2020 Activity Guide coming out soon! Most activities require registration at www.parksandrec.fun. Palm Coast Parks & Recreation can be reached at 386-986-2323.