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Hours & Directions

Recreation Center

225 SE Avery St, Newport, OR 97365

Monday - Friday 5am - 9pm
Saturday 7am - 8pm
Sunday 11am - 6pm

Child Center Hours

School's Out Monday - Friday
3.30pm - 5.30pm
First Fridays Date Night 5.30pm - 8.30pm
Non-School Days 7.45am - 5.30pm
Summer Activity Club 7.45am - 5.30pm

Rec.Center Closures

New Year's Day - Tuesday, January 1st
Memorial Day - Monday, May 27th
Independence Day - Thursday, July 4th
Labor Day - Monday, September 2nd
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 28th
Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25th

Speciality Classes

Beginning Argentine Tango - Lesson & Practice

Sundays, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
$5.00 drop-in - First class is free
Instructor: George Fosmire
Liven up your night with Tango! First hour will be a class for beginners to get them out on the dance floor learning Argentine Tango. This will be followed by a two hour ‘practica’ from 3:00 to 5:00 (practice dancing with all levels of tango dancers – help available on request). New students are always welcome.


Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 am
$6.00 Drop-in fee
Instructor : Ester Robles
Class begins April 17th
Life gets busy and stressful from time to time. Being able to find calm and peace is key to getting through these times. Learn basics of Meditation using breathing techniques, simple movement, and visualization.
Reclaim your tranquility.



Thu. 5:30pm – 6:45pm
Shimmy and roll your way into a greater level of fitness and artistry with belly dance!
Led by champion dancer, international performer, Tehani, this course covers classical Egyptian and Turkish belly dance, American tribal style and fusion. All levels are welcome.



Sat. 9:30am – 10:30am
Classes start May 11
Sway your hips to the exotic sounds of Hawaiian Hula with Tehani! Covering Hula Kahiko (ancient, regimented form) and Hula Auana (contemporary, loose graceful form), we will learn hula step basics for each form, light oli (chant), traditional musical rhythms and routines. Hawaiian cultureand mythology will be briefly discussed throughout the class. This course is aworkout, but very low impact compared to other world dance forms.


Summer Adult & Senior Art Classes
Each class you will take home a specific finished project. Instructor Lisa Hall draws from her experience from owning a scrapbooking shop, and loads of fun materials in her personal stock.
June 18: 1-4 pm Beach Banner $25
June 25: 1-4 pm Memories Book $20
July 9: 1-4 pm Handmade Cards $12
July 23: 1-4 pm Collage Picture $15
Aug 6: 5:30-8:30 pm Canvas Banner (limit 7) $23
Aug 20: 1-4 pm Travel Album $22