Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Mackle Park Programs

Mackle Park Programs for Youth

Tot Youth Programs, Ages 3 – 5: Open Gym Tiny Tumblers will be held every Saturday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Mackle Park. Cost: $8/child, walk-ins are welcomed.

Youth Programs, Ages 6 -14: Camp Mackle registration now open for ages 6 – 11 yrs of age. Camp Mackle will be open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. beginning June 11 to August 21. For details and information to register please call Mackle Park at 642-0575.

Competitive Cheerleading with the Marco Magic will be held every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. This is a competition travel based cheerleading program which focuses on tournament style cheerleading. Registration will stay open for a monthly $40 rate. All travel and tournament fees are not included. Instructors include Lyndsi Koszo and Brittney Scheyder.

Hip Hop Kids Zumba will be held every Wednesday afternoon from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Cost is $5/child. Walk-ins are welcome to attend. Hip Hop Kids Zumba classes are available for ages 7 – 14, no experience necessary. Call Mackle Park for further details.

Teen Programs, Ages 13 – 18: Teen Advisory Council lets your voices be heard on Friday, April 30 at 5 p.m. in the Teen Center. Teen Advisory Council will discuss teen upcoming programs, field trips, community service ideas, creating a teen t-shirt and naming of teen advisory council positions. For further inquires call 389-5034. Grades 6th – 12th grade invited.

Teen Center Makeover: The community is invited to join in helping to give the Teen Center a makeover just in time for summer. With a fresh coat of paint, shelving and other improvements, this place will be ready to provide teens with an attractive atmosphere in which to spend their time. Grab your friends, your parents, a paint brush and take ownership of a place designed just for teens! Dates: Monday, May 3rd to Friday, May 7th, Noon to 6 p.m. at the Teen Center.

Teen Center Parents’ Nights: This is an opportunity for parents and guardians to get the answer to the ever-pressing question, “What goes on in the Teen Center?” Parents and guardians are invited to the Teen Center to meet the Teen Recreation Leader, see where the kids hang out, find out what the teens have available to do, and get the Teen Center summer schedule. Dates: Tuesday, May 25th; Wednesday, May 26th; Thursday, May 27th, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Teen Center.

Mackle Park Programs for Adults

Line Dancing: Boot scoot around at Mackle Park on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. for $6/class. Instructor Iris Mooney will teach you the beginning steps of line dancing and, at the end of class, you will be able to take home a few to use on your own. Walk-ins welcome!

Canasta: Come meld with us on Tuesday afternoons, 1 to 4 p.m. This is a free social program where you can enjoy the game of Canasta and make new Island friends.

Island Knitters: All knitters are welcome, expert to novice, every Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. Join us and share your stitches and your stories. Free of charge, walk-ins welcome!

Mah Jongg: Held every Thursday, 1 to 4 p.m. Come join the fun and make new friends. Walk-ins welcomed free of charge.

Duplicate Bridge meet every Friday afternoon, 12:30 to 4 p.m. Duplicate Bridge is another way to meet new friends on Marco! Reservations are required. Please call Peachy at 642-6957 for available spaces.

Mackle Park Fitness

Zen Yoga continues on Monday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. and Thursday mornings from 9 to 10 a.m. The fee is $15/visit. The class offers an opportunity to explore the mind/body connection with the gentle movements of tai chi and energized breathing of Qui Gong. It also includes deep relaxation and meditation components. Open to all fitness levels.

Be Fit Over 50 continues on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 7:45 p.m. The fee is $40/month or $5/guest fee. Participants will enjoy the benefits of increased strength, muscle tone and flexibility. These weight bearing exercise programs will help combat osteoporosis and improve bone density.

Jazz It Up Cardio is back by popular demand, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings from 7:45 to 9 a.m. Cost is $5 for walk-in or $40 for a 9 session punch card. Instructor Bobbie LeCroy-Lansdown will help you incorporate cardiovascular moves, abdominal work and free weights for a work out that is heart pumping and sure to please.

Mackle Park Special Events for the Famiy

Summer Camp Expo 2010 Are you trying to figure out how to keep your kids busy this summer? Well parks and recreation as the answer for you. Mackle Park will be hosting our Inaugural Summer Camp Expo on Monday, April 26, 6 to 7:30 p.m. We will have all of our summer camp instructors available for you to speak with and get a better understanding as to just what enrichment camps and Camp Mackle is all about. This is a free open forum and a great time to get your kids registered before the rush!

Mad Hatter Mother/Daughter Tea Party will be on Saturday, May 8, 10 a.m. to noon at Mackle Park. The Mad Hatter Tea invites all moms, daughters, aunts, grandmas, and nieces. Please dress in your Sunday best. Cost is $15/person. Activities include: painting white roses red, tea and pastries, croquet, special guest appearances by Alice in Wonderland characters, and much more. Pre-registration is required. Call Mackle Park for more details. 642-0575.

Movies in the Park Winter Series – schedule of upcoming movies at Mackle Park. Bring your coolers, blankets, and lawn chairs out to Mackle Park’s field and enjoy a free movie under the stars. Popcorn, sodas, and neon necklaces will be available for purchase. All movies start 10 – 15 mins. after sunset. Friday, April 30 – Alvin and the Chipmunks

City of Marco Island Farmers Market Located at Veterans Park every Wednesday beginning November 25 through April 14, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit with your local Florida vendors while they will be out selling some of their favorite home good items and crafts. Goods that will be at the market include fresh fruits and vegetables, breads, baked goods, salsas and sauces, flowers, seafood, candles, soaps, arts and crafts and much more.

Winter Concert Series 2010 is back for another great year! Beginning on Sunday, January 10, 2 to 4 p.m., concerts are located under the Mackle Park basketball court. Come out and enjoy an afternoon of free live band music in the park. Bring a lawn chair for seating is very limited. For our Winter Concert schedule please call Mackle Park at 642-0575. Concerts will continue through the middle of April. All are welcomed to attend!

Healthy Life Lecture Series will be on Tuesday, March 30, 7 p.m. at Mackle Park. Be a part of our free lecture series brought to you by Physicians Regional Medical Center. Please call Mackle Park for this month’s lecture topic. 642-0575.

Racquet Center Activities for Adults

Racquetball Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Open Challenge Court, Rotating open play.

Cost for open challenge court free for pass holders/ $6 non-pass holders.

Pickleball Wednesday, Friday, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Open Challenge Court, Rotating open play.

Cost for open challenge court is free for pass holders/ $6 non-pass holders.

Men’s Tennis Flights Monday, Wednesday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Drop-in Men’s doubles.

Cost for flight is free for pass holders/ $6 non-pass holders.

Women’s Tennis Flights Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Drop-in women’s doubles.

Cost for flight is free for pass holders/ $6 non-pass holders.

Ladies Day Saturday 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Rotating Women’s doubles.

Cost for flight is free for pass holders/ $6 non-pass holders.

Racquet Center Instruction

Islander Tennis Fundamental Clinics are held Monday & Tuesday, 10 to 11 a.m. The clinics will cover the basic strokes along with scoring, rules, and proper etiquette of the sport of a lifetime. Participants in clinics will receive free court access from noon to 5 p.m. and 1 hour of ball machine time during the session week. The cost is $15/residents; $18/non-residents.

Drill and Tactics: Shot of the Week Clinics are held Wednesday & Thursday, 10 to 11  a.m. A specific shot each week will be highlighted to help you fine-tune the stroke and utilize the shot to your advantage.  

Drill and Tactics: Doubles Strategy Clinic is held Friday, 10: to 11 a.m., 3.5 Level. Clinic focus will be on strategy and positioning for all situations encountered in doubles play. The cost for all Drill and Tactics Clinics is $15/residents; $18/non-residents. Weekly sign-up is required.

Cardio Tennis is held Mondays and Thursdays 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cardio Tennis combines a great cardio workout along with practicing those winning shots on the court. Cost is $10/residents; $12 non-residents. Weekly sign-up is required

“City Kids” Junior Tennis Program The children’s instructional program features four different levels and runs in six week sessions throughout the winter and spring. Call the Racquet Center at 239-394-5454 for more information.

Pickleball Clinic free instructional clinic on Mondays, 9 to 10 a.m. at the Racquet Center.

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