City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation Upcoming Classes and Events

Magic the Gathering Nights
Every Tuesday
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Hodges Community Center, 4011 University Ave.
Free
All ages welcome!
Anyone can come and enjoy this fun card game. This group is open to anyone and all you have to do is swing by and play. Seasoned veterans to complete newbies, all are welcomed.

Don’t have cards? We allow proxies of all kinds and have a few decks for you to use. Even if you haven’t tried the game, come on by and you might find a new hobby or even a new favorite game. We would love to see you all at Hodges for our weekly Magic the Gathering Night!

Craft Day Wednesday
Every Wednesday
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Maggie Trejo Supercenter, 3200 Amherst St.
Free
Ages 50+
Let’s get together to put our creativity and imagination to action! Join us for some art project fun!

Karate Tots and Kids
Hodges Community Center: Thursdays; 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Maxey Community Center: Saturdays; 9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
$15/month
Tots: Ages 3-4, Kids: Ages 5-13
Children start with the basics and learn more advanced techniques in self-defense, character, and discipline in our weekly karate classes. Register at playlubbock.com.

Yoga at Maxey Community Center
Every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Maxey Community Center, 4020 30th St.
$25/month
Ages 17+
This class is perfect for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. Our certified yoga instructor will guide you through a series of postures and breathing exercises, helping you to connect with the present moment, find inner peace, and achieve mind-body harmony. You will learn proper alignment and technique, improve your flexibility and strength, and leave feeling rejuvenated and energized. Whether you’re looking to de-stress, improve your physical health, or simply try something new, this class is the perfect way to start your day. Join us for an hour of tranquility and self-discovery. Register on our website online at playlubbock.com or in person when you come!

Adult 7v7 Soccer Registration
Registration: April 29 – May 24
Games begin: June 4
$250/team
Parks and Recreation is introducing the first season of 7v7 Soccer Adult Recreation Leagues! We are excited to kick off these adult soccer leagues. There will be Men’s and Coed Divisions. All players must be 18 years or older. $250 registration fee per team. Registration runs from April 29 – May 24. Games will be held at the Berl Huffman Athletic Turf Complex, 2507 Landmark Lane. Contact us at [email protected] or 806775-2688 with more questions. Find all the information through our website and sign up today!

Hub City Book Club
Every 1st Wednesday of the month, May 1
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Lubbock Adult Activity Center, 2001 19th St.
Free
Ages 18+
Hey there bookworm! Join Lubbock Adult Activity Center and City of Lubbock Public Library’s Book Club this month! Pick up your book at the Lubbock Adult Activity Center and get to reading. Register on our website online or call the Lubbock Adult Activity Center at (806) 767-2710.

Sew-cial
Every 1st Friday of the month, May 3
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Hodges Community Center, 4011 University Ave.
Free
All ages
Explore the art of sewing, embroidery and knitting. Open to the public, all ages, no experience necessary.

Birthday Party at Lubbock Adult Activity Center
Every 1st Friday of the month, May 3
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Lubbock Adult Activity Center, 2001 19th St.
Free
Ages 50+
Come and celebrate your birthday with us at the Lubbock Adult Activity Center! We will have snacks, cake and entertainment. You don’t want to miss out on all the fun!

Hodges Chess Club
Every 1st Saturday of the month, May 4
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Community Center, 4011 University Ave.
Free
Stop by the Hodges Community Center for open play chess on the first Saturday of the month from 10:00am- 12:00pm!

Limited chess boards available, but you can bring your own if you’d like.

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned player, this chess club offers something for everyone. These are friendly matches so you’ll be able to challenge yourself and improve your chess game.

No experience necessary and all ages welcome.

Build Your Own Flower Crown
Monday, May 6
Hodges Community Center, 4011 University Ave.
$15/person
Ages 7+
Create flower crowns or other wearable flowers like wrist corsages, boutonnières, or flower necklaces. Celebrate spring, have a friend’s night out, or celebrate Mother’s Day by playing with flowers. Register at playlubbock.com.

Dance Classes with Ms. Hannah
Tuesdays, starting May 7
Hodges Community Center, 4011 University Ave.
$70/8-week class
All ages
Join Hannah Rodriguez as she teaches dance for all ages! Classes include Adult Ballet & Tap, Mini Ballet & Tap, Mommy & Me Dance, Senior Ballet & Tap, and Youth Dance. Visit playlubbock.com for more details!

Senior Breakfast at Maggie Trejo
Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, May 8
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Maggie Trejo Supercenter, 3200 Amherst St.
$2/month
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at our Senior Center every month! Ages 50+.

Legal Aid of North West Texas
Thursday, May 9
5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Mae Simmons Community Center, 2004 Oak Ave.
Free
Come get free legal assistance from Legal Aid of North West Texas and Texas Tech University Law Students at the Mae Simmons Community Center. Clinics start @ 5:30pm and are on a first come, first serve basis. No appointment is necessary.

Family Formal
Saturday, May 11
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Hodges Community Center, 4011 University Ave.
$15/adult (13+), $10/child
Join us for our first ever Family Formal!

This family-oriented event is a great opportunity to dress up and let the good times roll! Together you will enjoy snacks, a craft, dancing, door prizes, large group games and priceless memories. All ages welcome!

Fees: $15 per adult (13+) and $10 per child (2-12). The deadline to register is 5/6/2024.

All children must be accompanied by an adult for this event.

Space is limited, so don’t wait to save your spot!

Please bring receipt or ID with you to enter. All attendees must be on our list to get in.

Life Skills Class
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, May 15
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Lubbock Adult Activity Center, 2001 19th St.
Free
Ages 50+
Goodwill Career Resource Center will be doing a free life skills class at the Lubbock Adult Activity Center every third Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Come out and learn some useful tips and tricks for everyday life!

Thursday Night Dance
Every 3rd Thursday of the month, May 16
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Lubbock Adult Activity Center, 2001 19th St.
$10/person
Ages 50+
Dance the night away with great live music! 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., doors open at 6:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. $10 per person, cash only.

Senior Breakfast at Mae Simmons Senior Center
Every 3rd Friday of the month, May 17
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Mae Simmons Senior Center, 2004 Oak Ave.
$2/month
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at our Senior Center every month! Ages 50+.

Bike Rodeo
Saturday, May 18
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Safety City, 4500 Ave U
Free
Join us for an exciting and educational Bike Rodeo at Safety City!

Our Bike Rodeo offers a fun and interactive way for children to learn important bike safety skills in a controlled environment. Participants will navigate through various safety courses and activities designed to teach about traffic signs, signals, and rules of the road. Our instructors will provide guidance and supervision, ensuring that all participants have a safe and enjoyable experience.

Don’t miss this opportunity to empower your child with essential bike safety knowledge in a fun and engaging setting at Safety City’s Bike Rodeo!

This is a free event with no registration required.

Birthday Party at Mae Simmons Senior Center
Every last Friday of the month, May 31
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Mae Simmons Senior Center, 2004 Oak Ave.
Free
Ages 50+
Come and celebrate your birthday with us at the Mae Simmons Senior Center! We will have snacks, cake and entertainment. You don’t want to miss out on all the fun!

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