Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Kids Fitness Summer Series Arrives in Champions Club in July

Champions Club fights summer boredom with the Kids Fitness Summer Series!

The Dog Days of Summer are here, and your little ones may be starting to get anxious after a month of summer vacation. Luckily for you, Champions Club is introducing the Kids Fitness Summer Series to get your children off the couch and hooked on staying active!

We know our Champions Club members are no strangers to the world of fitness. After all, you didn’t choose to become a member of a world-class facility for nothing. Here at Champions Club, we know that building lifelong healthy habits is a skill best learned early. We are here to share the joy of fitness and recreation with every single member, even the littlest champions!

The Kids Fitness Summer Series will introduce your child to fitness through fun and free classes! Located in the Fieldhouse at Champions Club and taught by our unbeatable group fitness instructors, this series is guaranteed to be a blast!

Here is the schedule for July:

Kids Zumba- Wednesday, July 21 at 6:00 pm
Teach your children the joy of movement through dance and burn off the summer boredom to funky world-beats.

Kids High Fitness- Monday, July 26 at 6:00 pm
Kids will enjoy a fun, dance-focused class mixed up with all your favorites music! This class is sure to have your kids dancing to the beat as it combines interval training with easy-to-follow choreography.

Kids Sports Fit- Wednesday, July 28 at 6:00 pm
Develop your kiddo’s agility and coordination in this light and upbeat atmosphere. Your child will enjoy running, jumping, and showing off their skills!

Not a Champions Club member? The Kids Fitness Summer Series is available to everyone—no registration or membership required! However, we know you’ll fall in love with our beautiful facility and world-class group fitness staff. Learn more about becoming a Champions Club Member here.

Are you ready to share your passion for fitness with the next generation of champions? We’ll see you at the Champions Club Fieldhouse!

Join the Outdoor Fitness Spring Series

Embrace the change of season and recharge your fitness goals with the Outdoor Fitness Spring Series!

Champions Club is all about bringing the best fitness to the Southlake community, and the Outdoor Fitness Spring Series is no exception. Back by popular demand, the Outdoor Fitness Series is open to all community members for free. Registration is not required! Change up your fitness routine while enjoying time in our beautiful parks!

April 19 at 6:00 pm
Start your Monday off on the right foot with High Fitness at the Aria Amphitheater. This hardcore class focuses on interval training through popular music and accessible choreography.

April 28 at 6:00 pm
Join us at Outdoor Turf 2 in Bicentennial Park for Rise ‘N’ Grind! Bring your A-game and prepare to mix strength training with cardio for a workout that is sure to burn some major calories.

May 3 at 6:00 pm
Train like a champion through high-intensity interval training during Strength HIIT at the Outdoor Turf 2 in Bicentennial Park. Push yourself to the limit with this fun yet challenging workout.

May 8 at 9:00 am
Start the weekend off right with a relaxing yoga class at Bob Jones Nature Center! Connect with your soul and nature as you stretch and practice breathing.

May 12 at 6:00 pm
Get ready to dance to the beat at the Aria Amphitheater with Zumba! Explore Latin rhythms and moves as your get your heart rate up with this party-like exercise.

May 15 at 9 am
End the series with a mindful session of Yoga at North Park. Take a moment to be grateful for the chance to exercise outdoors.

Whether you are a Champions Club member or not, there is an outdoor class for you! Don’t miss your chance to find your new workout frenzy and win a door prize at the end of each class! You will be entered into a random drawing at every session. There is also a grand prize for two lucky winners at the end of the series. Those who attend four or more classes could win either a 5-pack of Personal Training sessions or a 3-pack with our Registered Dietician. Drawing winners will be announced on May 17.

See you at the parks!

Home for the Holidays 2016 Brings Merry and Bright Festivities to Southlake

Spectacular sparkling lights, festive family fun, and seasonal shopping galore are all part of Southlake’s Home for the Holidays, a month-long of holiday happenings in and around Southlake Town Square. Seasonal celebrations officially kick-off with the Annual Tree Lighting ceremony scheduled for Saturday, November 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. With free parking and free admission, this merry and bright start to the holiday season makes Southlake the perfect destination for Christmas cheer.nk6_0236

Be transported to a winter wonderland. A Southlake tradition for more than 15 years, the Annual Tree Lighting event features Santa’s illumination of Christmas lights in Southlake Town Square and includes a variety of seasonal family activities: a four-lane snow hill, snow man building, holiday crafts, ornament decorating, complimentary photos with Santa, letters to Santa, holiday treats, horse-drawn carriage rides, and a toy and food drive. Seasonal songs and entertainment will be provided by the Southlake Community Band and Southlake school choirs. The night of fun-filled merriment is only the start to a season full of festivities.

Santa is coming to town! Guests can stop by Santa’s Village in Rustin Park in Town Square to share wish lists and have holiday pictures taken with the jolly ole elf through Christmas eve. Kids can even have Breakfast with Santa or be one of Santa’s Little Helpers during events at The Marq Southlake.nk9_0053-november232013-3

Children will also have a blast during Story Time with Mrs. Clause, Cookie Decorating, Story Time at the Station, Holiday Crafternoon, and Mr. Vic’s Holiday Extravaganza. Popular during school breaks, Holiday Break Camp Mania is a great opportunity for kids to enjoy arts and crafts, field trips and plenty of play time. With multiple camp dates, there are a variety of options to keep children entertained while parents finish holiday shopping.

Making a list and checking it twice? With so many shopping and dining options in Southlake Town Square, the Holiday Concierge in can help guests stay organized this season. Browse movie showtimes, buy gift cards, check restaurant menus, get directions and information about stores, and make dinner reservations through this holiday service. Don’t forget about the other major shopping hot spots in Southlake, including Gateway Plaza, Kimball Oaks, Park Village, Shops of nk8_0288-november232013-3Southlake, and Southlake Marketplace. Savvy shoppers can even keep track of Black Friday hours and locations to find the best holiday buys this year.

Accommodate visiting friends and family with well-appointed rooms at Hilton Southlake Town Square, the perfect location for enjoying seasonal excitement. Hosting a holiday soiree? The Hilton even has event space for festive get-togethers and offers catering from Copeland’s of New Orleans, including famous Cajun Fried Turkeys to make holiday meals all the more memorable.

Have yourself a merry and bright holiday season during Southlake’s Home for the Holidays! For additional details, including dates and times for all of the holiday happenings, visit www.HomeForTheHolidaysSouthlake.com or call (817) 748-8019. Businesses and community organizations may submit information for posting to visitinfo@visitsouthlaketexas.com.

New This Year – Movies at The Marq

Grab your blankets, lawn chairs, family and friends for a family friendly night out at the Marq. Come and join the fun and enjoy our brand new 17 ft LED movie screen!

Movies will begin at 7:00 PM at the Aria Amphitheater located behind The Marq Southlake. Complimentary inflatables, crafts and popcorn will be provided for all guests. Food trucks will also be available to purchase additional food and drink items. Be sure to bring your own blanket or chair. Tents and tarps will not be permitted.

Thursday, June 16 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Thursday, June 30 – Tomorrowland
Thursday, July 14 – Norm of the North
Thursday, July 28 – Avengers (Dress up as your favorite SuperHero!)

For more information please contact The Marq Southlake at (817) 748-8900 or visit www.themarqsouthlake.com.

Strokes of Art in the Square Voting Ends April 1

Art in the Square featured artwork is still hanging beautifully in the lobby of Southlake Town Square. The artwork will only be available to view and vote on for a couple more days. Come out and cast your votes for the People’s Choice Award at Art in the Square.

There are 11 pieces of artwork that still need your votes. Voting is located at Town Hall and will end Friday, April 1.

Art in the Square will be returning to Southlake on Friday, April 22 – Sunday, April 24. In addition to offering the best in visual arts, Art in the Square features a tremendous lineup of musicians and performing artists. Two stages feature continuous entertainment all weekend long. Come out and enjoy the fun.

For more information on the event and voting please visit www.artinthesquare.com

Eight reasons why we love Easter in the Park

Easter in the Park is right around the corner on Saturday, March 19 at North Park, located at 200 E. Dove Road. With only a few weeks out, we thought we would share why we love Easter in the Park so much. Learn more about Easter in the Park here.

Easter in the Park is Saturday, March 19

Bring your egg baskets because Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny are coming to the City of Southlake and they’re bringing thousands of candy and toy-filled eggs. The annual Easter in the Park event, sponsored by Alpine Materials LLC, is taking place on Saturday, March 19. This year’s celebration will be held from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM in North Park, located at 200 East Dove Road.

Mr. & Mrs. Easter Bunny will be there to hide the eggs and take complimentary photos with families. Bring the whole family out to enjoy complimentary crafts, activities, inflatables, cotton candy, popcorn, photos, and much more! The egg hunts will be divided by age groups (2 & under, 3-4 years, 5-6 years and 7-8 years, with a golden egg hunt for ages 9-12).

Egg Hunt Schedule:
10:00 AM – Children 2 & under
10:15 AM – Children 3-4 years old
10:30 AM- Children 5-6 years old
10:45 AM – Children 7-8 years old
11:00 AM- Golden Egg Hunt for ages 9-12

The excitement begins at 9:00 AM. Easter in the Park is a free event and no registration is required. For more information, please call us at (817) 748-8019 or visit www.SouthlakeParksandRec.com.

The Senior Activity Center Opens Monday, December 14

On Monday, December 14, the City of Southlake will host the Senior Activity Center Grand Opening at The Marq Southlake. The event is free and open to everyone 55 years and better.

The Grand Opening Celebration for the new Senior Activity Center starts at 9:00 a.m. and will feature a light breakfast, program demonstrations, entertainment, local vendors and educational seminars. Lunch will be provided by Metroport Meals On Wheels and will include a guest appearance from Mayor Laura Hill and former Mayor John Terrell.

During the course of this event, visitors will have the opportunity to learn about senior programs, meet our instructors, and tour the facility.

For a sneak peek of the new facility before the Grand Opening, please visit The Marq Southlake facebook page.

For more details on this and other events, activities and classes available at the Southlake Senior Activity Center, visit: www.SouthlakeSeniorCenter.com or call 817.748.8315.

The Marq Southlake is located at 285 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake, TX 76092.

The Library is offering free SAT and ACT practice exams on National Practice Test Day

The Southlake Library, in partnership with Kaplan Test Prep, is offering high school students the opportunity to take practice exams for both the ACT and the new version of the SAT for free.  The event will be held on Saturday, November 14, from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM in the meeting rooms located on the third floor of Southlake Town Hall. Space is limited, so register early at kaptest.com/satvsact.  Please feel free to contact the Southlake Public Library Reference Department at 817-748-8247 with questions.