Things to Do

Park & Pool

Aquatics

Our aquatics program offers a variety of group swimming lessons, special swim events, and various activities throughout the year. These programs are for all ages and skill level. CPR/ AED/ First Aid courses, pet CPR/ First Aid, and disaster response courses available. All courses are appropriate for all ages. For private swim lessons, please contact the Aquatics Coordinator, aquatics@celebrationtownhall.com for details or questions.

Community Park & Pool Hours

May 1–Labor Day: Lakeside, North Village, Spring Park, East Village: 7 a.m.–10 p.m. • Labor Day–April 30: 7 a.m.–8 p.m. (Spring Park: Labor Day–April 30: 7 a.m.–9 p.m.) The pool at Spring Lake will open one half-hour after sunrise and close one half hour prior to sunset. All other park areas close at dusk. All hours are subject to change without notice. A valid CROA ID card is required for access. Lifeguards are not available at: Spring Park, North Village or East Village pools. Our Lakeside Pool and Spring Park is constantly heated. However, when the air temperature is below 50 degrees at 7 a.m., the Lakeside pool will remain closed until noon that day to help conserve energy. If the air temperature remains below 50 degrees, the pool may remain closed.

Aqua Fit

Celebration Parks and Recreation Aquatics is offering a water aerobics class. This class is designed for health seekers, athletes or anyone looking to work towards their health and fitness goals while keeping cool and having fun! This is intended for adults who are looking for a different type of exercise, without strain and injury to joints. Classes will be held in the shallow end of the pool and are open to all residents who are at least 18 years of age. When: Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays 12–12:45 p.m. Celebration Lakeside Pool 631 Sycamore Street. Fee: One Month – Resident: $30 & Non-Resident: $40. One class – Resident: $10 & Non-Resident: $15.

Little Fins

Little Fins Survival Swim Lessons for infants, toddlers, and children are back in town! Parents can book one-on-one private lessons, which will be held at our heated pools at Spring Park and Lakeside. Learn survival swim/float techniques; Receive one-on-one private lessons; Gain confidence and strength; One month with Little Fins = 16+ Lessons = Safer swimmer! Learn preparedness skills to advance to stroke lessons To register, contact Ms. Dianne Ojeda, licensed and insured. Phone: 407-489-6695. email: celebrationlittlefins@gmail.com, www.celebrationlittlefins.com.

Lakeside Tennis Court Availability

Residents are welcome to use the double courts at anytime. Please contact Parks and Recreation with any questions at 407-566-1200.

Jell Ellis Swimming™

Enables individuals of all ages to learn swimming and water safety skills. Encourages rapid success through a teaching philosophy and techniques that provide a positive, fun filled approach. Based on nationwide research conducted by international aquatic safety experts Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc. JES Preschool+Parent: (2–3 years); JES Preschool: (3–4 years) open to all skill levels. JES Beginner: (5 –12 years) new to swimming; JES Advanced Beginner: (5 –12 years) can swim 25 meters non-stop (freestyle and backstroke). Tuesday and Thursday Preschool: 3:30–4 p.m. Beginner: 4–4:30 p.m. Advanced Beginner: 4:30–5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday Advanced: 4–4:45 p.m. Monthly fee: $65: Resident, $75: Non-resident.

Fitness & Sports

Academy of Martial Arts

Academy of Martial Arts. All classes are taught by 5 Dan Black Belt, Master Richard Hearn. At the Academy of Martial Arts we strive to create an atmosphere of friendship and family with respect. Monday and Thursday, 5-7 p.m. To receive more information or schedule a free trial class contact richard@academymartialarts.com or (863) 588-2101.

Advantage Tennis

Tennis is a rewarding strategem that teaches invaluable life lessons. Groups and private lessons available. Contact: Darren Holt, DarrenDH@aol.com.

Celebration Little League

Registration is open to boys and girls ages 4-16. Spring Season: February through May; Fall Season: September through November. Tee Ball: $135 (Spring only). Baseball: $160 (Coach Pitch and above). Softball: $135 (Minors and above). Sibling discount: 10% (must register at same time for discount to apply). No charge for Challenger Division (special needs division). Fees include team hat and jersey. Socks will be provided to Coach Pitch and above. Pants and belt are not included. (Please make sure you are in the proper zone before registering.) For more information visit, www.celebrationlittleleague.com.

Celebration Flag Football

Provides proper fundamentals of youth football experience to help build children’s self-confidence, good sportsmanship skills and teamwork.
Fall Season: November through February Contact: Jeff Jarzombak, celebrationflagfootball@yahoo.com.

Celebration Phoenix Lacrosse

Registration is open to girls in grades 3rd – 12th. Spring Season: January through May; Fall Season: August through November. Practice twice weekly with games & tournaments generally on Saturdays. First time players will receive a free stick and we would love your help recruiting new athletes to our community program. For more information, please visit: www.celebrationlacrosse.org

Celebration Pickleball

We promote and play the fastest growing sport in America! Ages 13 and above. Open to all skills. Saturday and Tuesday, 8:30-11 a.m. Contact: David Eastman, celebrationpickleballclub@gmail.com

Celebration Table Tennis

If you enjoy playing table tennis and if you want to better your game, then you have come to the right place. Friday, 6-8:30 p.m. Contact: Lucy Clark, celebrationtabletennis@gmail.com.

Fit 4 Mom Celebration

FIT4MOM® is the country’s largest fitness program for moms offering pre-natal and post-natal fitness classes for every stage of motherhood. FIT4MOM® gives women the “Strength for Motherhood” by providing classes and support for moms in every stage of motherhood. Monday through Saturday Contact: Maura Rowin, maurarowin@fit4mom.com.

Fitness Firm-Up

Join us for a fun fitness experience at the Jones Room at Lakeside Park. Wednesday and Friday, 1-2 p.m. Contact: Linda Fulton lindacarolpf@aol.com.

Irish Dancing

Irish step dance lessons educate and teach children the art and culture of Ireland and instill discipline and excellent form in all aspects of their character. Monday and Thursday Contact: Sarah Costello sarah13april@hotmail.com; www.centralfloridairishdance.com.

Traditional Irish Music classes on Tin-Whistle and Flute
The Tin-whistle is a popular Celtic instrument which is widely played in Ireland for traditional music and is a great starter instrument for anyone wishing to learn the traditional Irish style of music. Contact: Sarah Costello info@centralfloridairishdance.com.

Fun and Games

ACBL Bridges

The mission of the ACBL is to promote, grow and sustain the game of bridge and serve the bridge related interests of our members. Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact: Mike Howard grandpananny1@gmail.com.

Bridge

No experience required to come out and join this group; all levels welcome. Thursday, 1-4 p.m. Contact: Dolores Salvo,dolsalvo.salvo@gmail.com.

Celebration Youth Soccer

Spring Season: March through May Fall Season: September through November. SoccerOffice@CelebrationYouthSoccer.com 407-392-3403 For more information, please visit www.celebrationyouthsoccer.com.

Music & Arts

Baby sign Language & Music Classes

In these classes you and your child will learn singing, signing, and synergy through musical playtime. During the course your child will learn fundamentals of music and baby sign language signals. In these classes you and your child will learn singing, signing, and synergy through musical playtime. During the course your child will learn fundamentals of music and baby sign language signals. For more information call (321) 209-1253 or visit www.savagecreativehouse.com/book-online.

Ballroom Dancing Classes

We Love Beginners! Central Florida’s home for Ballroom Dance offering classes in a wide range of dances covering Waltz and Foxtrot, Swing, Cha-Cha, Rumba… all the way to
Salsa and Tango. We can’t wait to start having fun with you! Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Contact: Nannette Sweet, nannettesballroom@outlook.com.

Community Chorus

Enjoy Music? Love to Sing? Are you looking for a great group of people to hang out with? Join the Celebration Community Chorus. No auditions, you don’t even need to read music. Rehearsals are held every Monday at Town Hall Monday, 7-8:30 p.m. Contact: Parks & Recreation, parks.rec@celebrationtownhall.com.

Lifelong Learning

The Celebration Lifelong experience offers a congenial learning community and social environment for sharing information and conversation while making lasting friendships. Tuesday through Thursday Spring and Fall Sessions. Contact: Mary Ann Kinser, Lifelong@CelebrationFoundation.org.

Mah-Jonng – Wright Patterson Style

Mah Jonng is a tile-based game which was developed in China since the Qing dynasty and has further developed throughout the world since the early 20th century. Friday, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Contact: Margaret Cooke, mcooke1241@comcast.com.

Petanque

Join us and learn the game of Petanque! Tuesday, 4-6 p.m. and Saturday, 9-11 a.m. Contact: Patrica Dawson,padbeach@aol.com.

RC Fit7

RC Fit7 offers a great way for all people to connect and grow together as a community through exercise. Offerings include: Personal Training
Boot Camp and Online Coaching. rcfit7@gmail.com, www.rcfit7.com.

Summer Breakout

CROA Lifestyle and Parks and Recreation departments offers a summer program for children ages 6- 12 years of age. Entertainment and education keep children engaged in

Thriving In Place

Thriving In Place is a community-based membership program designed to help residents stay in their home and the community they love. If you are at least 55 years old or a person with a disability of any age, you are eligible to become a member of our program. Monday through Friday Contact: Mary Pat Rosenthal, thriving@celebrationfoundation.org.

X- factor Dance and Gymnastics Classes

This program is designed to provide the tools that dancers need to strengthen and develop a solid technical foundation for all disciplines of dance, all while being in an enjoyable atmosphere of positive encouragement. Monday through Saturday. Contact: Lindsay Taylor, misslindsay@xfactordance.com.

Yoga

Yoga Flow Monday & Thursday, 9 – 10 a.m., Heritage Hall. Tuesday, 7 to 8 p.m., Jones Room. Yoga Flow gets you moving, breathing, strengthening and relaxing at a pace that allows you to focus on each movement and each moment. You choose whether those moments are energizing or calming. All classes are about 50 minutes of movement with a sweet Sivasana (rest) to finish up the 1 hour practice. My teaching style is relaxed and fun. Walk away from class with a little more peace and a lot less stress. $10 Celebration Residents, $15 Non-Residents, $70 Unlimited monthly pass, $80.  For more information contact Laurie Croft at 321.689.7452 or laurie@wholisticjourney.com, wholisticjourney.com.

Zumba with Mercedes – Celebration

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. Tuesday and Thursday, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Contact: Laura Gollub, laura@lauragollub.com.

Civic, Service and Social Groups

Celebration AA

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Contact: Paul Hughes, Spiderweb13.ph@gmail.com.

Celebration Foundation

Founded in 1996, the Celebration Foundation promotes community engagement and is committed to human services, education and the arts. staff@thecelebrationfoundation.org.

Celebration Veterans Club

Our purpose is to provide support to honorably discharged Veterans (any military service branch) and to participate and support community events. Second Thursday of each month at Town Hall. Contact: Commander Karen Nirk, celveterans@aol.com or www.celebrationveterans.org.

Celebrators

The Celebrators is a club for Celebration residents over 50 years of age. First Wednesday of each month at Town Hall. Contact: Pat Wells, patwells07@aol.com.

Boy Scouts, Troop 125

For over 100 years, scouting has been providing programs for young people that help prepare them for their future. Our goals are to help build character, provide service to others and have fun. The troop has 39 active members, but always has room for more. troop125info@gmail.com.

Cub Scouts, Pack 125

Cub Scouting is for boys in the first through fifth grades, or 7 to 10 years of age.info@celebrationpack125.org.

Girl Scouts

Teaching girls from kindergarten–12th grade to value community service and patriotism while learning to become tomorrow’s leaders througha wide range of activities (crafts, camping, singing, rock climbing, etc.) while making lifelong friends. Contact: Melba Rubera mrubera@citrus-gs.org

Daughters of the American Revolution

Teaching girls from kindergarten–12th grade to value community service and patriotism while learning to become tomorrow’s leaders througha wide range of activities (crafts, camping, singing, rock climbing, etc.) while making lifelong friends. Contact: Melba Rubera mrubera@citrus-gs.org

Garden Club

To further the education of members and the public in the fields of gardening, horticulture, botany, landscape design, conservation of natural resources, civic beautification and nature studies. Pine Straw mulch is sold all year round on the website and there is a bi-annual sale. Third Wednesday of each month at Heritage Hall
Contact: Tricia Alesbury, www.celebrationgardenclub.org

Knights of Columbus – Bingo

When was the last time you had the excitement that comes with yelling BINGO! Not only is that a rush but a few minutes later, a really nice member of the Knights of Columbus reaches over your shoulder and hand you cold hard cash. That’s not half bad either! Third Wednesday of each month at Town Hall Contact: Gary Govanus, bingo@corpuschristikofc.org.

RELIC

Retired Educators Living In Celebration. Contact: Jackie Pinkston, jackielpinkston@gmail.com.

Rotary Club of Celebration

Provides humanitarian services by business and professional leaders, to encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to build goodwill and peace in the world. rcc34747@gmail.com, www.celebrationrotary.org

Democrats of Celebration

Please join us if you are a Democrat and if you live in Celebration or anywhere in Osceola County! January through October 4th Wednesday of the month at Town Hall. Contact: Steph Garber, stephgarbe@me.com

United We Stand-Central Florida

United We Stand – Central Florida is a grassroots organization of Florida residents who favor President Trump’s policies and want to acknowledge, support, and promote his administration. Second Wednesday of the month at Town Hall Contact: Thomas Varacky, varacky@sbcglobal.com.

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