Classes

Paducah Parks & Recreation offers many classes throughout the year for people of all ages to stay active and fit and learn some unique dances.  We currently offer classes at the Paducah Recreation Center and the Paducah Parks & Recreation office. Below is a current list of classes being offered:

Paducah Recreation Center

There are two membership options to participate in classes at the Paducah Recreation Center located at 1527 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.  A Yearly Membership is $20 and is good for 365 days. After that you can purchase an Activity Punch Pass for $10 which gets you into 20 classes or pay a $1 drop in rate as you go to each class. A GOLD Membership costs $60 and is good for 365 days. No additional fees are needed to participate in classes after purchasing the GOLD Membership. 

  • Booty Jam
    • Wednesdays: 5:15 - 6:15 pm
    • Instructor: Bonnie Mayolo
    • A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.........And the best part is you don't have to be an awesome dancer to feel welcome in class.  We dance to get fit and have fun so come join us !
  • Chair Yoga
    • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays: 12:15 - 1:00 pm
    • Instructor: Suzi Renaud
    • Yoga goes to the chair with stretches that align, strengthen, and promote flexibility and strength.  Standing postures are incorporated while using the chair for support.  Emphasis is placed on simplicity, repetition, and ease of movement.  We will take the body through various range of movements and end with breathing exercises and a short meditation. All ability levels.
  • Chair Chi Yoga
    • Mondays: 12:15 -1:00 pm
    • Instructor: Suzi Renaud
    • Chair Chi Yoga is the blending of tai chi and yoga into a single art form which creates profound benefits for the body, mind and spirit.  Plus it, focuses on external and internal well-being of our body.  Both have healing effects and help in calming the mind and nurturing the spirit.  All ability levels.
  • Mat Yoga
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11:20 am - 12:05 pm
    • Instructor: Suzi Renaud
    • Step by step instruction of Hatha Yoga for all levels. Postures are practiced to align, strengthen and promote flexibility and strength.  You can expect an emphasis on simplicity, repetition, and ease of movement.  We make a full circuit of the body’s range of motion with standing postures, twists, forward folds, and hip openers. All ability levels.
  • Mid-East Dance
    • Thursdays: 5:15 - 6:15 pm
    • Instructor: Beverly Dubuque
    • Mid-East Dance or "Belly Dancing" is a wonderful form of exercise and expression that teaches poise and grace.
  • Rage Yoga (Rage Yoga has been cancelled for an undetermined amount of time)
    • Last Sunday of every month: 12:00 - 1:00 pm. Upcoming dates are October 27, November 24 and December 22.
    • Instructor: Stephanie Johnson
    • During each class, participants are invited to yell and scream while they flow through their yoga poses. "Rage Yoga" is more than just a practice, it's an attitude. You should expect  adult language, laughter, and shenanigans. We will participate in different yoga poses while listening to heavy rock and roll music.  Bring a yoga mat and towel. This is a get your heart rate going kind of workout. For ages 18+
  • Sculpt and Tone
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:45 - 11:15 am
    • Instructor: Suzi Renaud
    • This 30 minute class combines cardiovascular toning and adds weights and bands to strengthen and tone the muscles. All ability levels.
  • SharQui
    • Tuesdays:  5:30 - 6:30pm & Thursdays: 6:15 - 7:15pm
    • Instructor: Jennifer McCann
    • Want a really fun workout? How about joint-friendly, serious cardio? SharQui ups the ante with nonstop core engagement. SharQui is a belly dance based aerobic class. Everyone is welcome!
  • Super Soul Fitness
    • Tuesdays:  5:15 - 6:15pm
    • Instructor: Stephanie Rumfelt
    • Love to move? Love Motown and soul? This is a class for the more mature body needing less impact on knees, hips, and back but can still move and groove to the music!  No routines to learn.  Go at your own pace. Targets balance issues, core fitness, and moving the body as a whole.  Join us as we stretch, box, kick, punch, drum, and have a soul lifting time. The only requirement is that you that you bring your Super Soul and have fun!

Paducah Parks and Recreation Office

The Paducah Parks and Recreation office is located at 1400 HC Mathis Drive in Paducah. Classrooms are upstairs on the second level.

  • Mid-East Dance - Advanced Troupe
    • Wednesdays: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Instructor: Lisa Mead
    • $40/session. Each session lasts 8 weeks
    • Classroom 2
  • Uni-World Martial Arts Academy
    • Tuesdays: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
    • Instructor: Ty Carden
    • $50 Annual Membership Fee
    • $75 Adult Registration
    • Classsroom 2
  • Uni-World Martial Arts for Kids
    • Thursdays: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
    • Instructor: Ty Carden
    • $50 Annual Membership Fee
    • $60 Child Registration
    • Classsroom 2
  • Yoga Foundations (Yoga Foundations has been cancelled for an undetermined amount of time)
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Instructor: Stephanie Johnson
    • Ages 6-10
    • $20 per month
    • Classsroom 3
    • Yoga Foundations teaches beginners the fundamentals of yoga.  Strengthen and tone, increase flexibility, all while in a relaxed environment.