REACH Rec and Sports

An expansive lineup of quality classes and activities that develop knowledge and skills for children, youth, and adults. Fall, spring, and summer seasons. All are welcome!

We offer an expansive lineup of quality classes and activities (known here at MDPC as REACH Classes) which develop knowledge and skills for children, youth, and adults. There are three sessions offered each year – Fall, Spring, and Summer. The community is welcome to participate; you don't have to be an MDPC member! Contact registrars Jan or Cathy at  or 713-490-9564 for more information.

If a student is unable to attend or complete a class and a refund is requested, a refund will be made only with the approval of the instructor, and include an administrative fee of $25, credit card fee, and any supply fee retained from your payment. No refund less than 3 days prior to first class.

REACH (Rec) Classes

Spring Classes


Wednesdays, Jan 17 - May 8
(No class Feb 7, Mar 20, & Apr 17)
Cost $430*
Location: Room 170
Instructor: Bridget Wolk

This class teaches oil painting for adults. Instruction includes lessons, demonstrations, and one-on-one guidance.

Art Studio

Wednesdays, Jan 17 - May 8
(No class Feb 7, Mar 20, & Apr 17)
Cost $288*
Location: Room 170
Instructor Bridget Wolk

This painting studio class is for adults with intermediate to advanced level painting skills working in oils or acrylics. Students will receive input on paintings at the beginning and the end of class. The remainder of time will be spent on individual projects working without instruction.


Mondays, Jan 22 - Apr 8
(No class Feb 19 & Mar11)
Cost: $231*
Location: Room 170 

Instructor Beverly Lawson: 
Email for details & photos of projects

This is a hand-building class for adults with little to no experience. You will learn the basics of creating decorative objects. You will learn simple building techniques, how to apply texture and different glaze applications.

Drawing & Watercolor

Session I:
Tuesdays, Jan 9 - Mar 12

9:30-11:30 AM
Cost: $226
Location: Room 206

Instructor Beverly Lawson: 
Email for details & photos of projects

Mat Pilates

Tuesdays, Jan 16 - May 21
(No class Mar 12 & May 7)
Location: Room 171/172
Cost: $10/class 

Instructor: Claire Danos, Peak Pilates Certified Instructor
Participants must bring a mat. FitCore Mat is an innovative fitness fusion program that combines the best of Pilates mat-based exercises, standing work, and stretching for a total mind-body workout experience.

Pickleball Clinic

Mondays, Nov 13, Nov 27, Dec 4, Dec 1
Location: Gym
Cost: $82

Register Here

Work on honing your skills necessary to raise your comfort level for playing with the general pickleball public. We will focus on accuracy, consistency, and the strategies needed to better your game. Cathy Bush has been playing & competing for 4 ½ years. She is certified to teach pickleball from the PPR, Professional Pickleball Registry. Contact Cathy at for more information.


Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Jan 3 - May 31
(No class Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 11-15, Mar 29, May 27)
Cost: $10.00/class or $90/10-class attendance card (Card expires after 3 months)
Location: Rooms 171/172

Instructor: Polly Patton Christie
Participants must bring a mat.

Tone the body and tune the mind! Increased strength and stamina, improved balance, and flexibility are yours through Hatha Yoga.

Yoga (Iyengar)

Fridays, Jan 5 - May 31
(No class Mar 15 & Mar 29)
Cost: $10 per class
Location: Room 171/172

Instructor: Jimena Lieb

A Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher can guide students of all ages and physical conditions to an experience of yoga, which is safe, accessible and rewarding. This class is designed for beginner and continuing adults as well as expectant mothers with healthy pregnancies. The use of props such as chairs, blocks, blankets, or straps may be incorporated to help students adjust or support themselves in the different postures and thereby achieve a range of motion that is effective and safe. Students will practice seated, twisting, standing, and some inverted postures to reduce stress, create strength and flexibility, and correct stuctural imbalances caused by poor posture, sports training, and daily activities. 

Sports Leagues

Kingdom Basketball League

Register: Sep 15-Nov 17
Games: Jan 6-Feb 17
Cost: $193

Register for Basketball

All teams engage in ministry and outreach opportunities. 
Sports Commissioner Diane Seckinger organizes, schedules, and implements MDPC's children, youth, and adult sports/leagues. Contact her at  or 713-490-9568.
WHCSA Rain-out Number: 713-857-4885