LPRD to host self-defense workshop

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is taking enrollments for its fundamentals of self-defense workshop.

Self Defense is open to those 13 years-old and older and will be held 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Community Building, 115 West 11th St. Instructors will discuss awareness and risk management leading up to simple and effective physical self-defense techniques. This workshop is suitable for people of any physical condition. Cost is $16 per person.

To register online, visit: http://lprd.org/activity?n=417120 or stop by any Parks and Recreation facility including: the Community Building; Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive; Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. or the Administrative Office in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, contact Jo Ellis, recreation instruction supervisor, at (785) 330-7355.