Ultimate Dance Center (UDC), bringing you the BEST in DANCE since 2016, offers a standard of excellence in dance education not yet seen in Polk County. Our goal is to share & explore the art of dance while bringing people from the community together. We offer opportunity with a variety of styles for ALL ages 2-Adut and levels of experience that the whole family can enjoy. We are the Home ULTIMATE DANCE CENTER welcomes ALL!
UDC Kidz After School Pick Up Program is your answer to after school boredom blues, bringing the best in Dance to your child’s routine. Daily homework focus, tutoring & DANCE class everyday including Ballet, Technique, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap & Acrobat Arts. Call to join the pickup route & add your school – we’ll wait in the care line for you! Dance is proven to benefit growing minds with creativity & developmental perks while also building confidence. UDC Kidz runs Monday – Friday 2:30-6:30pm $80/Week or $55/Week with pickup only – Open Enrollment!
UDC offers the ONLY Homeschool DANCE Program ages 6 & Up, meeting Tuesday & Thursday mornings 9am-12Noon. Our Homeschool Program is Sunshine State Standard satisfying & creativity inspiring with DANCE classes offered including Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Tap, Musical Theatre, & Acrobat Arts! The Homeschool students enjoy dance class, field trips, community engagement & recital!
Adult Social Dance classes Salsa, West Coast Swing, Belly Dance, Heels & Dance Fitness are just right for you! Adults can enjoy a fun workout while learning great steps in our social dance classes meeting throughout the week at 7pm.
Spring Break & Summer Dance Camps are the top choice for FUN! UDC offers all day activities, with art, yoga, dance & snacks call now to enroll!
For over 50 years, the YMCA has been the only cause-driven wellness center in our area to offer programming for the whole family that focuses on the spirit, mind and body. Facilities include: a weight room, a gym for basketball and exercise classes, an indoor swimming pool, locker rooms, racquetball courts, a craft room, childcare facility, group exercise room, gymnastics center, and more.
Our passion is teaching kids to become a better version of themselves then they were the day before in every aspect of their life. We do this by providing not just a resource to become physically fit but to also a become mentally strong in a positive environment.
Our After School Program includes FREE transportation from school, Martial Arts Classes, Fun Activities, Homework Time, and more!
ADULT PROGRAMS – 12 Week Challenge, Strength & Conditioning, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Visit our website or call for more details.
Kelly Recreation Complex is a 30,000+ square foot facility that provides a variety of features and offers the residents of Lakeland (and visitors) access to a diverse selection of recreation activities.
Programs offered at Kelly Rec include pre-ballet for kids, adult dance classes (latin, swing, belly dance, line dance, salsa), martial arts, basketball, chess, sewing, guitar, etiquette, and more.
Check the website for a full listing of classes – http://www.lakelandgov.net/departments/parks-recreation/kelly-recreation-complex/
Simpson Park Community Center Features:
Two (2) multipurpose rooms
Separate men’s & women’s weight rooms
Study hall facility
Spacious gymnasium which houses two full-size basketball courts
Two (2) basketball courts
Softball field (newly renovated)
This indoor/outdoor facility allows the Parks and Recreation Department the opportunity to provide comprehensive recreation programming to suit the varied needs and interests of the North Lakeland Community. Instructional classes, sports leagues, recreational play, fitness and special event programming ensure constant activities.
Parks and Recreation scan cards are required for all activities and classes. Due to limited enrollment, pre-registration and pre-payment is recommended and sometimes required for classes.
Simpson Park Pool is also located at the Community Center and is open seasonally from late Spring through early Fall. Visit https://www.lakelandgov.net/departments/parks-recreation/swimming-pools/ for operating hours and dates on the pool.
Gandy Pool features a 10 lane, 25-yard short course heated pool with one-meter diving board and a 3-4 foot deep recreation pool. A handicap ramp at 0-depth and a hydraulic handicap lift chair is provided. $4 – One visit; $40 – 20 Visits.
Summer Hours for Open Swim
Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Sunday: 11 AM – 5 PM
Open year round, hours vary by season.
Visit the website for lap swim hours – https://www.lakelandgov.net/departments/parks-recreation/swimming-pools/
Cost: $4 per person/visit OR 20 visit pass for $40. Semi-Annual or Annual Activity Pass available.
SWIM LESSONS offered in spring & summer – https://lakelandmom.com/swim-lessons-lakeland-polk-county/
See our full list of local pools and splash pads at https://lakelandmom.com/pools-splash-pads-lakeland-polk-county/
The City of Winter Haven offers a variety of classes at the Chain of Lakes Complex, including Ballet for ages 8-13, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Belly Dancing, Dog Obedience, Badminton, Ballroom Dancing, and more. Visit the Parks & Recreation website for full details.