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

*The Paducah Recreation Center is scheduled to reopen Tuesday, January 19, 2021.*

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. See our January Calendar and February Calendar for a schedule of classes.

  • Booty Jam
    • Wednesdays: 5:15 - 6:00 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
    • Mondays and Wednesdays: 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 (Currently Does Not Meet)
    • 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: 11:45 am - 12:30 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 - 6:00 pm
    • Instructor: Beverly Dubuque
    • Mid-East Dance or "Belly Dancing" is a wonderful form of exercise and expression that teaches poise and grace.
  • Sculpt and Tone (Currently Does Not Meet)
    • 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
    • Thursdays: 6:15 - 7:00 pm
    • 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: 4:30 - 5:15 pm
    • 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!
  • Funky Fitness (Currently Does Not Meet)
    • Tuesdays: 5:30 - 6:30 pm (Beginning Tuesday, April 7th)
    • Instructor: Suzanne Glisson
    • Funky Fitness is a dance inspired fitness class that is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. We use HIIT (high intensity interval training) for maximum calorie burn, but modifications are encouraged as needed for comfort. We are a very welcoming, easy going group that considers our 1 hour class to be a stress-relieving vacation from the day!

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. *Due to COVID-19, the Paducah Parks & Recreation office and building are closed to the public. Therefore, the classes below are not currently meeting.*

  • 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
    • Classroom 2
  • Uni-World Martial Arts for Kids
    • Thursdays: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
    • Instructor: Ty Carden
    • $50 Annual Membership Fee
    • $60 Child Registration
    • Classroom 2