Art Class

This class is open to students of all levels, from beginner to advanced. Instruction will cover multiple medias, including pastels, oils, water and acrylics. Students provide their own materials. This class goes continuously for three 8-week sessions. Participants must register at class. For more information, call the instructor, Waneda Harbuck at (916) 927-2196.
Days: Monday or Wednesday
Times: Mondays 6:00pm to 9:00pm, beginning October 9,
December 4 and February 5
Wednesdays 9:00am to 12pm, beginning October 11,
December 6 and February 7
Location: North Highlands Community Center, 6040 Watt Avenue
Fee: $40.00/session
$35.00 for 60+ years


Creatively Carrie

Does your child love to draw, paint, glue, cut or build? Would you love to do an art or craft project together? Designed for 2 to 12 year olds, our classes will have your child exploring their creativity in an exciting environment through planned arts and craft activities. Children and parents or their guardians will work with a variety of materials such as paper, watercolor paints, acrylic paints, wood and clay. You and your child with the guidance of the class instructor will explore many different artistic techniques. The skills learned will help improve your child’s fine motor skills and help them express themselves.

Classes are enrolling now so join us for a great time at the Parent and Tot Classes! To register for the class please contact Carrie Posey at

- Wednesday, October 18
- Wednesday, November 15
- Wednesday, December 13
Time: 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: North Highlands Community Center
Fee: $25.00, does include all materials for the day’s art project
* each child must be accompanied by a parent, nanny, grandparent or other designated care giver who is ready to have fun too. Follow Creatively Carrie on Facebook as well at


Dance - Ballet Tap & Jazz Dance

North Highlands Community Center
Wednesday 4:00pm – Pre Dance- ages 2-5
Wednesday 5:00pm – Beg. Elem- ages 6-10
Tuesdays 5:30pm – Beg. Elem- ages 6-10


First Aid & CPR

In this course, you will learn how to potentially save a life in an emergency situation, and add a valuable skill to your resume. Through instructor led classroom teaching and skill sessions, you will have the opportunity to practice and demonstrate skill competency required for certification. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an Adult & Child CPR/First Aid Certification through American Red Cross that is valid for 2 years.
Date: Wednesday, October 11
Time: 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: NHRPD Recreation Center 6040 Watt Avenue
Early Bird Fee until:
Monday, October 2: $40.00
Regular Fee: $50.00

Floor Exercise Gymnastics

Floor Exercise Gymnastics
North Highlands Community Center
Beginning Elementary –
Ages 5 and up
Tuesdays, 4:15pm
Pre Gymnastics – Ages 2-5 yrs
Wednesdays, 11:15am

FC Joyce Elementary- 6050 Watt Ave
9:30am Pre-Gym – Ages 2-5
10:30am Beg. Elem – Ages 6 & Up
11:30am Advanced Beginners
12:30pm Intermediate/Pre-Team
1:30pm Advanced Intermediate
Exhibition Team


Joanna’s Kids R It!

Joanna’s Kids “R” It has been providing quality programs at affordable prices to the residents of the North Highlands Park & Recreation District’s residents for over 30 years.

Programs in ballet, tap, and Jazz dance, as well as in floor exercise gymnastics are provided to students 2yrs to adult. Programs are available to challenge every level of ability in a positive, non-competitive environment. A challenging, standardized curriculum is taught based on the individual abilities of each student, & provides practical experience in both dance & gymnastics, including appropriate terminology.

All students are invited to participate in our annual recital each year as well as other community based performances including the California State Fair. All programs are provided for one hour each week, year round. No clothing requirements or uniforms. Discount rates for multiple enrollments provided.

1 class per month - $42.00 2 classes/students - $32.00 3 or more students/classes - $27.00 Annual fee for 1 student per year - $25.00 Annual fee for 2 student per year - $40.00 Annual fee for 3 or more students - $55.00


Play Pals

Come join us for an exciting interactive toddler story time experience. Each class will feature singing, reading of popular children stories, and other fun activities. Parent participation is required.

Summer Dates: Wednesdays, starting August 16
Time: 8:45am to 10:15am
Location: Recreation Center, 6040 Watt Avenue
Fee: Free
Ages: 1 to 4 years old


Tai Chi

Tai-Chi is considered a graceful form of exercise. It involves slow, mediated movements that encourage meditation, relaxation, and stress management. Class runs for 1 hour and is appropriate for all ages – from youth to seniors!

Dates: Fridays
Time: 9:30am to 10:30am
Location: Recreation Center, 6040 Watt Avenue, North Highlands
Fee: $5.00/class



There are a lot of ways to lose weight. Some are just more fun! Join the dancefitness party that beats a boring old workout any day. The perfect combo of fun and fitness has made Zumba classes a world-wide phenomenon. Come ready to dance like no one is watching and have fun! No prior dance experience necessary.

Days: Monday/Tuesday/Thursday
Time: 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Recreation Center, 6040 Watt Avenue
Fees: $5.00 per class or $28.00 for an 8 class punch card.

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