The City of Covington’s Parks and Recreation Department  is now open for registration for Winter classes. Winter classes will begin in January and run through March. Please call the Covington Parks and Recreation office at (253) 480-2480 to register for classes. Online registration is also available for most classes.

Guitar Lessons

  • Group guitar lessons. This course will teach guitar lessons in a  50-minute classroom setting for both beginners and those with some experience.  By the end of the 8 week course the student should have mastered the following:  All basic (open) chords, dominant 7 chords, and barre chords, major and minor  scales in all positions on the guitar neck, know every note on the neck of  the guitar, be comfortable with alternate picking, know and understand the  building blocks of most blues and rock songs, and be able to play a selection  of well-known popular songs.
12394 $180.00 Fri Jan 29, 2016 - Mar 8, 2016 4pm-4:50pm Ages 11+

Go Grow and Glow Nutrition Education Camp

  • The mission of this class is to engage students in a hands-on, brains-on experience in the STEM disciplines focused on nutrition and healthy eating habits. Instructors facilitate learning with tutorials, experiments, games and cooking activities in an environment designed to be safe, supportive, enriching and most importantly-fun! The topics covered in the six week class will span food science and technology, nutrition, cooking, biology, chemistry, mathematics and engineering. Students can expect to learn how their bodies use food to Go, Grow and Glow while gaining skills to make healthy choices.
12349 $135.00 Thu Jan 7, 2016 - Feb 11, 2016 4pm-5:30pm Grades 3rd-6th


Green Thumb Gardeners and Budding Chefs

  • Five weeks of hands-on gardening and cooking activities! Travel a plant's life from seed to seed, plant and grow your own salad garden and taste your way through the five food groups with delicious and nutritious dishes each week. You'll also discover how nutrients help up to Go, Grow, and Glow!
12299 $115.00 Thu Feb 25, 2016 - Mar 24, 2016 4pm-5:30pm Ages 6-12

Little Explorers Workshop

  • Explore, experiment, discover, and play with us! We will take you from your playground to a witty laboratory! Every week you will wear the "lab coat" of a different scientist.
12391 $60.00 Tue Jan 5 - Jan 26, 2016 10am-11am Ages 3-5
12392 $60.00 Tue Feb 2, Feb 9, Feb 23, Mar 1, 2016 10am-11am Ages 3-5
12393 $60.00 Tue Mar 8 - Mar 29, 2016 10am-11am Ages 3-5

Bricks 4 Kidz After School Covington Elementary - Mission To Space

  • "To Infinity And Beyond!" Space, often called "the last frontier", has inspired scientists, star-gazers and adventurers for generations. Get inspired to go on your own adventure and join us on a Mission 2 Space! Discover some incredible structures at Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39, travel the surface of the moon on a lunar rover, and explore Mars onboard the "Curiosity". Our tour would not be complete without a visit to the International Space Station. We'll provide the LEGO® Bricks; all you need to bring for this adventure is your imagination.

    Bricks 4 Kids - Covington Elementary (All Winter)     12265 $120.00 Thu Jan 14, 2016 - Mar 24, 2016 3:40pm-4:40pm Ages 6-12
    Bricks 4 Kids - Covington Elementary (Jan Only)     12259 $45.00 Thu Jan 14, Jan 21, Jan 28, 2016 3:40pm-4:40pm Ages 6-12
    Bricks 4 Kids - Covington Elementary (Feb Only)     12260 $45.00 Thu Feb 4, Feb 11, Feb 25, 2016 3:40pm-4:40pm Ages 6-12
    Bricks 4 Kids - Covington Elementary (Mar Only)     12264 $45.00 Thu Mar 10, Mar 17, Mar 24, 2016 3:40pm-4:40pm Ages 6-12

Bricks 4 Kidz After School Crestwood Elementary - Forces Of Nature

  • Fasten your seatbelts; we're in for some wild weather! This unit is all about the amazing and powerful forces of nature, as you explore the when, where, how and why of all kinds of natural phenomenon. We'll examine a map of the Pacific "Ring of Fire" where most tsunamis occur, view a diagram of the tectonic plates and learn how their movement creates earthquakes, define the area known as "Tornado Alley" in North America, and find out what hurricanes are called in different parts of the world. Each LEGO® model represents the motion of that particular weather or event, with a seat for a mini-figure to take in the action! Take cover because we're about to take a trip through some wild weather! You will love to build moving models of a tornado, a tsunami, an earthquake, a cycle, and more. Learn how they move, why they happen and what you can do to stay safe!
Bricks 4 Kids - Crestwood Elementary (All Winter)     12269 $120.00 Fri Jan 15, 2016 - Mar 25, 2016 3:10pm-4:10pm Ages 6-12
Bricks 4 Kids - Crestwood Elementary (Jan Only)     12266 $45.00 Fri Jan 15, Jan 22, Jan 29, 2016 3:10pm-4:10pm Ages 6-12
Bricks 4 Kids - Crestwood Elementary (Feb Only)     12267 $45.00 Fri Feb 5, Feb 12, Feb 26, 2016 3:10pm-4:10pm Ages 6-12
Bricks 4 Kids - Crestwood Elementary (Mar Only)     12268 $45.00 Fri Mar 4, Mar 18, Mar 25, 2016 3:10pm-4:10pm Ages 6-12

Bricks 4 Kidz President's Week Camp

  • Variety Theme Extravaganza!

    Try out latest camp! Each day offers an exciting theme for our master builders! Wear a shirt or costume suited for our theme of the day! Choose the whole week or a day or two, you will definitely have a blast!

    Day 1, Feb. 15 - Everything Is Awesome Day 2, Feb. 16 - A Pirate's Quest Day 3, Feb. 17 - Super Hero Academy Day 4, Feb. 18 - Ninja Spinning Camp

    12258 $120.00 Mon-Thu Feb 15 - Feb 18, 2016 9am-12pm Ages 5-12



  • Come join the "Fitness Party" and dance your way to fitness using fun, high energy Latin & International rhythms. It's easy to do, effective and exhilarating! Wear your workout clothes; comfortable, low-traction shoes and bring a bottle of water. No dance experience is necessary. Ladies Only, Ages 14+. Ask about the 5 punch card for $40.00 - can be purchased anytime and used on any Zumba class offered by the City of Covington within 90 days of purchase. Contact Angela at for additional information.

    12261 $35.00 Wed/Th Jan 6 - Jan 27, 2016 5:45pm-6:40pm Ages 14+
    12262 $40.00 Wed/Th Feb 3 - Feb 25, 2016 5:45pm-6:40pm Ages 14+
    12263 $45.00 Wed/Th Mar 2 - Mar 31, 2016 5:55pm-6:50pm Ages 14+

First Aid/CPR/AED Training

  • This  6 hour course covers all the basics:   first aid, medical emergencies, trauma, pediatrics, infant/child/adult  CPR(new standards), infant/child/adult airway obstructions, environment  emergencies, bloodborne pathogens, home safety, disaster preparedness and the  use of an AED (automatic external defibrillator). CPR is taught to American  Heart Association standards and the course meets L&I’s requirements for  business and industry.  We are also able  to give CEU for electricians and plumbers licensed in the State of Washington,  journeyman level or higher.  All students  get the opportunity to practice the skills they learn and build confidence to  make a difference in an emergency. Included in this class is our full color  reference manual for each student and a 2-year completion card. Bring a sack lunch or money for food during lunch.

    12301 $70.00 Sat Mar 5, 2016 9am-3pm Ages 14+

Kidz Love Soccer

  • All levels are welcome to come and enjoy learning the world's most popular sport! Kidz Love Soccer provides children with the positive framework whereby all players are nurtured, built up, and developed as young athletes. A typical class session includes age-appropriate soccer activities: warm up, skill introduction, fun games and instructional scrimmages always conducted in a non-competitive, recreational format led by the professional staff. Shin guards are required after the first class (except Mommy/Daddy & Me). Rainout Hotline - 888-372-5803. Receive cancellation notifications on your smartphone with the Kidz Love Soccer app. All classes are held at Covington Commnity Park.

    Kidz Love Soccer: Mommy Daddy & Me     12257 Open $75.00 Wed Mar 9, 2016 6pm-6:30pm Ages 2-3.5
    Kidz Love Soccer: Soccer 1 Techniques and Teamwork     12254 Open $75.00 Wed Mar 9, 2016 4:30pm-5:15pm Ages 5-6
    Kidz Love Soccer: Soccer 2 Skillz and Scrimmages     12256 Open $75.00 Wed Mar 9, 2016 3:45pm-4:30pm Ages 7-10
    Kidz Love Soccer: Tot and Pre-Soccer     12255 Open $75.00 Wed Mar 9, 2016 5:15pm-5:50pm Ages 3.5-5

Power Cooking

  • Looking for a way to save time and make healthy family meals on a budget? Chop, dice, slice, and cook your way to a month of healthy dinner entrees. You'll learn how to fix and freeze 30 nutritious meals, sample the savory finished products and take home a free booklet filled with a months worth of great-tasting, healthy and easy-to-prepare recipes (nutritional analysis included).Three recipes will be made and sampled in class. Using this method a month of dinner entrees for a family of four average $250 a month, so save yourself time, money and the stress of getting dinner on the table.... Learn to PowerCook!

    This class is taught by a registered dietitian and  certified diabetes educator from MultiCare. Class is supported in part by  Covington KCLibrary and Covington Friends of the Library volunteers. Proceeds  from the class go towards future health and nutrition classes in the area to  promote healthy living.

    12300 $35.00 Tue Mar 15, 2016 5:30pm-8:30pm Ages 18+

 Super Sitters - Community Room in City Hall

  • Boys and Girls, come for a day of fun while earning your Super Sitters Certificate! This class will cover leadership and the business of babysitting, basic care for children, understanding children of different age groups, safety and first aid. Bring a sack lunch and snack to class. Register early as this class fills quickly! Boys can be babysitters too!
12201 $65.00 Sat Feb 13, 2016 9am-2pm Ages 11-16

Safe At Home - Community Room in City Hall

  • Come learn how to be responsible and safe in any situation. We will cover family communication, first aid, internet, gun, phone, and door safety.
12202 $30.00 Sat Feb 13, 2016 2:00 PM 2pm-4pm Ages 8-11

Gymnastics - Hart's Gymnastics

The following classes will be held at Hart’s Gymnastic Center
At Hart’s Gymnastic Center we combine the fun with fitness while offering you the best gymnastic instruction in the Northwest! 

  • Gymnastics Girls (Ages 6 - 12)
  • Gymnastics Boys (Ages 6 - 12)
  • Preschool (Ages 3 - 5)
  • Movement (Ages 16 mos - 3 years) 

Gymnastics - Spring Break Camp

  • Three day Spring Break Gymnastic Camp at Hart's Gymnastic Center. Including all gymnastic events, tumbling, tramp, loose foam pit, Wacky World inflatable, crafts and a Hart's t-shirt.
12203 $105.00 Mon-Wed Apr 4 - Apr 6, 2015 8am-3pm Ages 6-12


Martial Arts - Great Northwest Martial Arts Academy

The following classes will be held at Great Northwest Martial Arts Academy, 22415 Se 231st St Maple Valley, WA 98038. Visit
Learning, sweating and smiling. Our structured curriculum to promote agility, strength, speed, attention and self-discipline.
  • Martial Arts Coed, Ages 4+ (Mon afternoon)
  • Martial Arts Coed, Ages 4-9 (Tues/Thurs and Sat option available)
  • Martial Arts Coed, Ages 10+ (Tues/Thurs and Sat option available)

Bootcamp Outdoor Fitness - Community Room in City Hall
  • Join our high intensity interval training (HIIT) program and learn to love working out again. Incorporating strength, balance, agility, core stability, cardio, and flexibility your experience will include constant motivation, positive reinforcement and a fun, safe environment. This class is perfect for all different fitness levels, ages, and sizes.
  • Register at
  • E-mail Melissa for more information:
  • *Saturday's class is from 8:15am-9:00am

1. By Phone - 253.480.2480
Online -
In Person at the Parks & Recreation Offices located at the Covington Aquatic Center