Green Valley Recreation offers several special interest classes including painting, ceramics, clay and sculpture, lapidary, German, jewelry making and several types of dance classes. There are also several classes that run year-round, including aqua fitness, medium impact aerobics, Spanish and more.

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2019 Winter Catalog [PDF]
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2019 Winter Cover


Class Updates

On this page, you can find updates and information regarding classes—classes that have been added since the catalog has been released or classes that have had date, time, or location changes. Check back weekly for new updates.


Winter Class Updates

The Winter Course Catalog is available in centers now! You can also view it online at the homepage of You are welcome to register online or we can assist you in person at East Center Las Campanas, Canoa Hills, or Santa Rita Springs.

Three Easy Rings Just added!
Prerequisite: GVR Metalsmithing Introduction (in last two years) or equivalent experience AND approval of instructor (contact instructor via and email us using Contact Us on the menu bar. Learn to safely use Lapidary Club jewelry studio equipment including acetylene torch, jeweler’s saw, and metal forming tools. You will learn to size and make up to three styles of rings in sheet metal and heavy wire. Copper and sterling silver provided, no need to bring tools, but please bring a lunch. Please wear close-toed shoes and long pants. Material fee of $15 payable to instructor. Instructor: GVR Lapidary Club
43307 4/6 Sat 10am-4pm DH-LAP $25

Paint with Melted Wax Using Hot Tools Just added!
Using an iron and a hot stylus as your paint brush, you will create both abstracts and realistic landscapes. Within 3 hours you will discover your ability to master this art form. This is just the beginning into a world of discovery of the many ways you can use this medium. Come and learn or come back to refresh your talent. If you think not an artist, think again. $15 material fee payable to instructor. Instructor: John Vandebrooke
43255 3/17 Su 10am-1pm DH-ART $60

Healthy Mexican Cooking Just added!
Enjoy watching and participating in preparing an enchilada feast! We will make from scratch: Corn tortillas, enchilada sauce, rice, nopalitos salad, and cinnamon tea. Beans, Agua de Jamaica, and coconut cookies will round out the meal. Stay after class to enjoy the complete meal, and to practice your Spanish. This meal is gluten free. The ingredients are fresh and as organic and natural as possible. Bring an apron and container to take leftovers. Hasta Luego! Instructor: Lucy Kehl
43268 4/17 Wed 9am-12pm WC-KITCH $60

Pickleball 201 Not appearing in the catalog
This course is designed for beginner/intermediate players. The major emphasis is developing the third shot with a strong focus on the soft game, especially the third shot drop. Additional skills include the dink, drive, and lob. Students will learn the proper footwork to defend the lob and move on the court. Team positioning and strategies will be applied including proper position for serving and receiving. Instructor: Carol Hammerle
43088 4/3-17 Wed 3-5pm CR-PICK $25

Course Catalogs are published three times a year and are available in April for Summer, late-August for the Fall Session, and late-November for the Winter Session. Registration dates are listed in each catalog.

To receive a catalog in the mail, send a 8½ x 11 self addressed stamped envelope (include FIVE (5), $0.49 cent stamps) to:

Green Valley Recreation
Attn: Class Catalog
PO Box 586
Green Valley, AZ 85622-0586

Please specify on the bottom left of the envelope: “Summer”, “Fall” or “Winter” so your receive the catalog for the appropriate session.

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