OAKLEY -- The city is offering a smorgasbord of recreational classes starting next month from T-ball and tennis to hunter safety and hula hoops.

Options include a fitness class for ages 16 and older using hula hoops. There will be three sessions: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays from March 17 to Aril 21; 6 to 7 p.m. Fridays from April 26 to May 24; and 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays June 4 to July 2.

The cost is $50 for Oakley residents, $60 for nonresidents.

Those who need a state hunting license can get the certificate they need first by taking a safety class from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

The 15-hour, three-day course teaches participants hunting laws as well as the importance of respecting both natural resources and firearms. Sessions will be held March 22-24 and May 17-19. Cost is $15 per student.

The list of possibilities also includes one-week basketball camps for grades K through 5, basic dance for very young children, and one for older youngsters that introduces them to modern and lyrical dance as well as ballet.

Adults will learn ballroom, Latin and swing steps in beginning social dance; for those who want to work up a sweat showing their Latin moves there's a zumba fitness class.

In addition, weekend warriors can opt for the sedate or energetic. The city will have spring and summer bocce balls leagues that will play Tuesdays or Thursdays from March 26 to May 16 and again from June 4 to July 25. Cost: $20 per person.

Those looking for a workout can compete on adult flag football teams that will compete on Sundays from March 24 to May 26 and June 16 to Aug. 18. Teams of up to 10 players pay $425; the cost is $75 for "free agents" who sign up individually.

For more information and a list of all classes, call 925-625-7044.

Contact Rowena Coetsee at 925-779-7141. Follow her at Twitter.com/RowenaCoetsee.

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