Fitness and Wellness
Are you looking for a place to shoot hoops? If so, Fleming Arena is open to adults throughout the year, however open hours are subject to change, depending on the season. Generally, the arena is open Tuesdays 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and Thursdays 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. *** Free Play has been temporarily suspended due to upcoming arena renovations.***
Tai Chi and Qi Gong Classes
Tai Ji and Qi Gong Classes are being offered every Thursday at 8:30 am to 9:00 am at Fleming Arena. The cost is $30.00 a 6 week session or $5.00 per class. The course is taught by instructor Miriam Holland (404-317-2958). Tai Ji is a very old form of Chinese martial arts that is practiced slowly with little impact. Qi Gong is an even older Chinese exercise that focuses on breathing. Both offer many health benefits, including improved flexibility, reduced blood pressure, expanded lung capacity, better balance, stress reduction and overall sense of well being.
Learn the latest Hip Hop dance moves with instructors: Victor and Daniel Lopez Tuesdays at 7:30 to 8:30 pm, Thursdays at 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm and Saturday 2:30 to 3:30 pm. Cost: $30.00 per month at Forest Fleming Arena.
Healthy Hearts: Low Impact Aerobics
Low impact aerobics is taught Tuesdays and Fridays from 8:30 am to 9:30 am. The class is free for individuals age 50 and older. For registration or general information, contact course instructor Diane Hutchinson at (770) 936-3850.
Water aerobics is taught throughout the summer at the Doraville City Pool. Classes run June - July in the summer season only. Classes are be held Mondays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The cost is $3.00 per class for adults and $2.00 per class for seniors (55 & up).
Registration begins early September 1st and runs through November 3. Evaluations begins in November 6th – 10th 2016. Practices start week of November 13th and the leagues first game is Saturday, December 9th, through February 10th, 2017. Youth basketball is for Girls and Boys ages 5 through 12 years old. Registration fees are $90.00, 1st child; $72.00, 2nd child; $63.00, for 3 or more children. For more information, call (770) 936-3850. DYBA Doraville Youth Basketball Association Evaluations for the 2017 – 2018 season are as followed:
*** The age control date is January 1, 2018, child will play base on his/her age on January 1, 2018.
North DeKalb Little League Baseball & Softball
Baseball and softball programs are for children ages 7 through 12. Registration begins in early February and runs through early March. For T-Ball (under 7), the registration cost is $75.00 per child. For boys and girls ages 7-16, the cost is $110.00 for the first child, $100.00 for the second, and $90.00 for each additional child. Workouts begin mid March. For more information, contact the Recreation Department at (770) 936-3850.
North DeKalb Youth Football and Cheerleading
Registration for football and cheerleading begins in early July and runs throughout the month. Practice usually begins in late July. Football and cheerleading is open to boys and girls ages 5-13. The cost is $125 per child and equipment and uniforms are provided. Contact (404) 490-1632 or visit Ndyaa.org for more information.
Youth soccer is open to boys and girls ages 4-12 with age groups;4-6, 7-8, and 9-12. Registration for spring season runs from February - March. Registration for fall season runs from August - September. The cost varies per season and age of child. Workouts begin mid March for spring season and mid September for fall season. Bi-lingual coaches are always needed, so if you’re interested please call the Recreation Department at (770) 936-3850.
Crave dance is youth dance program (ages 6-12) that teaches kids skills in ballet, hip - hop, and jazz dance. Led by artistic director Arthur Thomas Taylor III, Crave dance meets every Tuesday at 6:00 PM beginning on the second Tuesday in September. Registration is $15 with a monthly fee of $50. Recitals are held in May for the spring session and July for the summer session.