Recreation 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

Fall Classes

Art

Wednesdays, Sep 20-Dec 13
(No class Oct 25 & Nov)
1:00-4:00pm
Cost $338
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, Sep 20-Dec 13
(No class Oct 25 & Nov 22)
9:00-12:00pm
Cost $226
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.

Ceramics

Mondays, Sep 11-Nov 27
(No class Oct 9 & Nov 20)
12:00-2:00 PM
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.

Register Here

Drawing & Watercolor

Tuesdays, Sep 12-Nov 14
9:30-11:30 AM
Cost: $226
Location: Room 206

Instructor Beverly Lawson: 
Email for details & photos of projects

This is a beginners’ class for adults with little to no art experience. Everyone can draw! You will learn a fun and calming drawing technique that will increase your creativity and focus. You will also learn the basics of watercolor. Artists of any skill level will be successful in this friendly, relaxing class.

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Pickleball Lessons

Thursdays, Oct 5-26
9:30-11:00am or 11:00am-12:30pm
Cost: $154
Location: Gym

Pickleball is a fun, unique game that is easy to learn. Lessons will include rules of the game, court boundaries, serving, receiving, drop shots, dinking, and transition zone. Cathy Bush has been playing & competing for 4 ½ years. She is certified to teach pickleball from the PPR, Professional Pickleball Registry.

Register for 9:30 Lessons    Register for 11:00 Lessons

Contact Cathy at for more information.

Yoga (Hatha)

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Sep 1-Dec 15
(No class Sep 4, Oct 9 & Nov 24)
9:15–10:15am
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, Sep 1-Dec 15
(No class Nov 24)
11:30am-12:45pm
Cost: $10 per class
Location: Room 171/172

Instructor: Jimena Lieb

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 structural imbalances caused by poor posture, sports training, and daily activities.   

Pickleball Lessons

Thursdays, Oct 5-26
9:30-11:00am or 11:00-12:30pm
Cost $154
Location: Gym
Notes: Paddles can be checked our during lessons, if needed

Pickleball is a fun, unique game that is easy to learn. Lessons will include: rules of the game, court boundaries, serving, receiving, drop shots, dinking & transition zone.
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.

Register for 9:30am
Register for 11:00am

Sports Leagues

Youth Soccer

Register: July 9-Aug 27
Games: Saturdays, Sep 23-Nov 11
Cost: $155

Register for Soccer

Kingdom Basketball League

Register: Sep 15-Nov 19
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

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