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Community Classes & Programs

The Parks & Recreation Department provides a wide range of activities which appeal to all ages. For information concerning programs, fees charged and registration, check the calendar, navigate these pages or call 595-0800. You may also download the Registration Formpdf. Be sure to check the SPORTS pages for those programs.

For All Ages

Stepping in Shape

Instructor: Fredriatta Brown-Greene – has been teaching Line Dance for 7 years.
Don’t be the one sitting at dances and events while friends and family are up showing off their moves. Learn the steps and get up and dance. Learn line dance moves while stepping away the pounds, and getting in better shape. Its great entertainment & fellowship.
When: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month
Where: Doster Center
Time: 7pm – 8pm
Fee per class: $10 per class (must pre-register)
Ages 10 & up

Puppy Obedience Classes

Instructor, Janice Plessner
This is basic obedience for puppies under 5 months. First class come without your dog, but bring health records. Must pre-register at the Doster Center prior to class starting.
WHEN: Mondays, 6p.m. - 7p.m.
DATES: November 14 – December 19; January 16 – February 20 (each class is 6 weeks)
WHERE: Doster Community Center
FEE: $80.00 per puppy, $40.00 repeats (same puppy) Min/Max: 10/25

Gigantic Flea Market

Clean up your closets and sheds and get rid of your unwanted, but good items. Guns, weapons, tobacco & alcohol CANNOT be sold. One booth per household. One booth per person. To register, come by the Doster Community Center to reserve booth. Limited space available. For info call 595-0800.

Registration for January 21, 2017 Sale begins Friday, November 4, 2016
WHEN: Set up – Friday, January 20, 3pm – 7pm; Sale – Saturday, January 21, 6am – 12noon


WHERE: Doster Community Center

(24) - 12x15 Auditorium booths, $15 each
(7) - 10x10 Dining Room booths, $10 each
(6) - 12x15 outdoor booths, no tables provided, $5 each

Come by Doster to rent your booth, they sell out fast! A ten day cancellation required or booth rental is not refundable. Limit 1 booth per household.

Dog Obedience

Instructor, Janice Plessner
Basic household obedience for dogs 5 months and up. First class, come without your dog, but bring health records. Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Registration required before date of class.
when: Mondays 7:00 - 8:00pm, November 14 – December 19 or January 16 – February 20 (each class is 6 weeks)
where: Doster Center 
Fee: $80 per dog, or $40 for repeats (same dog)

Computer Classes

Call 595-0840 for details or to register, Space is limited. Each class is $25 per person.

• Getting Started with the Computer
• Internet 101
• Computer Maintenance
• Intro to the PC (personal computer)
• Troubleshooting

when: Mondays & Fridays
time: 12:00 noon - 4:00pm
where: Gillespie Senior Center

For Youth & Children

After School Program

Action-packed, fun-filled after school program, includes snacks, organized games, homework time, and play at the park. Transportation provided.
GRADE: Kindergarten – 6th grade
PROGRAM BEGINS: Wednesday, August 10th
WHEN: Monday - Friday: 3:00 – 6:00pm
WHERE: Doster Community Center
FEE: Registration $20.00
WEEKLY: $35.00 per week

After School Program Parent Handbookpdf

Free Children's Art Workshop

WHEN: Dec. 10th
TIMES: 10-11:30am or 1-2:30pm
WHERE: Creative Arts Center

This holiday workshop is for children ages 5-12. Children will create holiday artwork that will be great to give as a gift or to keep for years to come. This workshop is FREE and supplies are furnished. Space is limited and reservations are required. For information or to register, contact the Special Events Office at 334-595-0854.

Tennis Just 4 Kids

Instructors: Glenn Campbell & Anthony Yarbrough, USPTA and PTR certified coaches.
Class is designed to teach beginners and advanced students using the quick start developmental system. With the progressive court system your child can be serving and rallying within the first few lessons regardless of age.
WHEN: Mondays; 5:00–6:00pm, weather permitting
WHERE: Newton Park Tennis Courts
FEE: $45.00 per month (Must preregister at the Doster Community Center)

Vacation Club Days

Spend your break from school while enjoying games, fun activities, arts-n-crafts, play time @ park, & entertainment. Child must bring lunch & snack unless otherwise instructed.
WHEN:  December 19-22, 27-30; Jan 3-4
WHERE: Doster Center
TIME: 7:30am-6:00pm
FEE: $40 per child
MIN/MAX: 15/50

Youth CoEd Basketball

AGES: 5-14 (age on or before September 1, please bring birth certificate to registration)
REGISTRATION: October 31st- November 25th
8U COACHES MEETING: Dec. 1st; 6pm @ Doster Center
EVALUATIONS FOR 10U, 12U & 14U: Sat. Dec. 3rd @ 8am
GAMES BEGIN: January 14th

Youth CoEd Basketball Camp

WHEN: December 10
WHERE: Prattville Jr. High
TIME: 1pm-3pm
AGES: 9-14 FEE: $10
Camp instructor- Coach Earl Taylor- Prattville High School Head Basketball Coach. Enhance and learn basic basketball skills. Must have 20 registered participants by December 7th.

For Adults 18+

Automotive Know How for Men

Learn the simple things that make your vehicle run smooth that all men need to know. Various car maintenance topics covered including how to change a tire, checking uids, change wiper blades and more. Great for beginner drivers. Taught by: City of Prattville, Vehicle Maintenance Department
WHEN: Tuesday, January 24th
TIME: 6pm
WHERE: City Vehicle Maintenance Shop (530 Doster Road - Prattville)
You must call 595-0800 to pre-register by January 6th, register now, space is limited. Ages: 16 & up.
Min/Max: 6/12

Belly Dancing/Latin Dance Class for Beginners

“Give Belly Dance a Chance”
Instructor: Maya Salm - 23 years of Belly and Latin Dancing experience. No experience with dancing necessary to start the classes. Join us for brand new Basics of Belly Dancing Class and dance your beads off! Learn the ancient art of belly dancing and improve your posture, confidence, flexibility, and balance. Tone your muscles, reduce stress, and have lots of fun! There is no need to show your belly in class. Participants can simply wear regular workout clothing, but Maya’s encourages everyone to wear a belly dancing hip scarf around your hips, some bracelets, earrings, lipstick, and even high heels for the Latin class.

When: Fridays at 6pm-7pm
Where: Upper Kingston Community Center
Fee: $65/month (includes a music CD)


Co-Ed Step Aerobics Class

Neta Certified Instructors.
This class will be high energy with a cardio workout as well as toning. You will have a choice to come five days of the week or a few days as you like, to work out for this low price.
Ages: 18 & up.

Mondays, Tuesdays (toning) & Thursdays; 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Every other Sunday; 5-6 p.m.

Where: Upper Kingston Center
Fee: $25 per month
Min/Max: 10/25
Must pre-register at the Doster Community Center.

Ladies Self Defense

Don't be caught off guard! Be alert! Pay attention to your surroundings! This class will spark awareness & teach protection for any age women who may need to brush up on her self-defense techniques. This class will be taught by a staff member of the Prattville Police Department.

WHEN: Saturday, December 17
TIME: 9am – noon
WHERE: Doster Community Center
MIN/MAX: 8/15
Must call 595-0800 to preregister by December 14

Powder Puff Mechanics

Ladies are you tired of being taken advantage of with minor repairs on your car? Well, let’s get smart! Various car maintenance topics covered including how to change a tire, checking uids, change wiper blades and more. Great for beginner drivers. Taught by: City of Prattville, Vehicle Maintenance Department. Free.
WHEN: Tuesday, January 10th
TIME: 6pm
WHERE: City Vehicle Maintenance Shop (530 Doster Road - Prattville)
You must call 595-0800 to pre-register by January 6th, register now, space is limited.
AGES: 16 & up
Min/Max: 6/12

Stepping in Shape

The class goal is simple: Have fun while you step away the pounds, get in shape and learn all the newest dance moves!
WHEN: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays; 7:00-8:00pm
FEE: $10.00 per class (must pre-register)
WHERE: Doster Community Center
AGES: 10 and up
Instructor: Fredriatta Brown-Greene

Taoist Tai Chi

Taoist Tai Chi® is a gentle and low impact form of ancient Chinese exercise that is fun to do. Many medical studies have shown that Tai Chi offers significant health benefits to include improved balance, circulation and posture; increased strength and flexibility; and reduced stress. It is the perfect exercise for life. This is a 4 week mini-course that covers the first 17 movements of the Taoist Tai Chi® set. All of the instructors are nationally accredited by the Taoist Tai Chi® Society.

Time: 9:30 -11 a.m.
When: Wednesdays & Fridays
Where: Upper Kingston Center
Fee: $30 per person per month
Min/Max: 10/25

Photo Policy: Photos are periodically taken of participants in our classes, programs, and at the various park locations and facilities. These photos are for Department use only and may be used in our flyers and brochures or on our website. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please call the office at 595-0800.


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