Get fit the fun way with LPRD’s Zumba classes

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is offering Zumba fitness classes for the summer season.

Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance fitness class incorporating international music and dance movements, creating a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness program. Zumba combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body using an aerobic fitness approach to achieve a unique blended balance of cardio and muscle-toning benefits.

Zumba is open to anyone 15 years-old or older. Sessions are offered:

  • 12:10-12:50 p.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, June 6-Aug. 26, at Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St. Cost is $98.
  • 5:30-6:25 p.m., Mondays, June 6-Aug. 22, at the Community Building, 115 West 11th St. Cost is $44.
  • 5:30-6:25 p.m., Wednesdays, June 8-Aug. 24, at the Community Building, 115 West 11th St. Cost is $48.
  • 9-9:50 a.m., Saturdays, June 11-Aug. 27, at Sports Pavilion Lawrence®, 100 Rock Chalk Lane. Cost is $44.

To register online, visit: or stop by any Parks and Recreation facility, including: the Community Building; Sports Pavilion Lawrence®; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive or Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St.

Face coverings are strongly encouraged and appreciated for visitors to all City facilities. For detailed mask regulations, please visit Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health’s website at

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