Group Classes

The City of Fort Walton Beach offers the following group classes

Fort Walton Beach Recreation Center
132 Jet Drive NW
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-9581

Recreation Center membership is not required for course enrollment, but current members receive $5 discount on group class monthly fees.

Belly Dance
Learn the art of Middle Eastern Dance! Instruction includes basic foundations, body movements, and choreography.
Beginner: open to all, with a focus on dance conditioning and learning the proper posture and basic movements. Light choreography will be incorporated to combine the moves into a more meaningful workout.
Mondays: 6:30 – 7:30pm
$40/month or drop-in fee of $15

Classes start in September!
35 minutes of Aerobic Exercise and 25 minutes of Strength Training
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays: 9:00am
$75 per 10 classes

Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That’s exactly what Zumba is all about. It’s the exhilarating, effective, easy to follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness party that is moving many toward joy and health. Zumba classes feature high energy Latin and international beats like salsa, merengue, cumbia, reggae, hip-hop, and more, all in the same class!
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 6:30 – 7:30pm
Saturdays: 9:00 – 10:00am
$30/month or drop-in fee of $7

————Youth Classes———-

Creative Dance Class
Dance program for children between 3 and 12 years of age. The creative dance program is a combination of tap, ballet, and jazz dance. The course follows the academic calendar year (August through May) and classes meet weekly. The program culminates in a May recital to be held in the FWB auditorium.
Registration fee: $25; monthly tuition: $45

Martial Arts
Classes start in September!
Life and Safety Skills: Fitness and Confidence
Instructor: Mr. Subotich – 3rd Degree Black Belt
Ages: 5 and Older
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 6:00pm
$60 per 4 weeks

For more information or questions about any of the programs, please contact Pat Sherman at (850) 833-9581 or