Adult Activities

Adult Activities

Current Information

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Hunter Education '23 REGISTER

This is an internet assisted course and participants will need to complete an online course (4 hrs) prior to attending the field day.  Link to internet assisted course:

Participants must be at least 11 years of age to receive their Hunter Ed certificate.

Class is located at 1536 E. 4th St; Tonganoxie, KS


Date Information: Saturday, Sept. 9th or Oct. 7th
Cost Information: $5/$6
Age Rqmt: 11 and up
Location: City Maintenance Shop (1536 E. 4th)
Contact: Tongie Rec Commission - 913-845-3502 -

All Ages BINGO - Spooky Bingo! REGISTER

Come to the Recreation Activity center for All Ages Bingo! 10 rounds of bingo, prizes for each round, and snacks & drinks provided. Children 14 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Date Information: October 27 | 4 - 6 PM
Cost Information: $3 per player
Age Rqmt: All ages, 14 or younger accompanied by an adult.
Location: TRC Board Room
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -

2023 Pepper Spray 101 REGISTER

Tonganoxie Recreation and Tammy Bartels are bringing self-defense to the Recreation Center. Pepper Spray 101 is a course in how to respond to uncomfortable approaches, the safety and use of pepper spray, and the legalities of pepper spray if used. Tammy Bartels has been teaching self-defense and pepper spray for 4 years and has a passion for bringing safety techniques to the community. Join us in learning how to protect ourselves and stay safe.

$25 Fee: Attend the class only.

$40 Fee: Attend the class and take home your own pepper spray.

Date Information: Thursday November 16 @ 6 - 8 PM
Cost Information: $25/$40
Age Rqmt: 11+
Location: Tonganoxie Recreation Activity Center
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -

Member Bash Baking Competition - 2023 Fall REGISTER

Do you have the best baking skills in Tongie?

Register for the Fall Desert Competition! It's FREE!

Bring in samples for community members to try, recipe cards to share with people who fall in love with your treat, and let the community vote for their favorite!

Registration closed November 16th.

Date Information: Member Bash - Friday November 17 @ 5 - 8 PM
Cost Information: FREE
Age Rqmt: All ages!
Location: Tonganoxie Recreation Activity Center
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -

Seniors Fitness Class (50+) - 2023 Spring REGISTER

A fitness program designed for seniors that will be low impact, focusing on cardiovascular endurance, strength, flexibility and balance.

Led by Staci Fouts. Staci is about empowering the individual through knowledge of fitness and health.

This class will have no floor work, participants can use chairs to assist with balance, and will play 80s and Disco music to pump up the room!

Participants will need to bring at least two weights - no more than 5 lbs. These can be found at Walmart and any sporting goods store.

Saturdays 10:00 - 10:45 AM

Date Information: Saturdays at 10:00 AM
Cost Information: $10 per class or $30 per month
Age Rqmt: 50+
Location: TRC Activity Center Program Room
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -

Fitness 4 Fun...4 Life (50+) '23 REGISTER

Balance, strength and flexibility are important, especially as we age. In this class, designed for 55+, we will use a combination of movement, exercises, hand weights and resistance bands to help strengthen and tone all areas of the body and work to increase balance. The instructor is a certified ISSA trainer and will add music to make the class motivating. 

You will be registering for a month of classes at a time.  

Bring 3# hand weights and an exercise mat if you have them. A limited number of extra weights and mats will be available. 

Date Information: Mondays at 10:30AM
Cost Information:
Age Rqmt: 50+
Location: TRC Activity Center
Contact: Brad Eccles - 913-845-3502 -

Paint Party with Tammy Hudson - 2023 Summer REGISTER

Tammy Hudson has some amazing, seasonal designs she wants to paint with you! Designs for every holiday for the rest of the year! TRC will provide refreshments at each party. Let's paint!

Friday August 11 | 4- 6 pm | All Ages! | Fee: $25/30

Friday September 1 - Back to School | 6 - 8 PM | All Ages! | Fee: $30

Friday October 20 - Spooky Fun | 6 - 8 PM | All Ages! | Fee: $30

Friday November 3 - Autumn Vibes | 6 - 8 PM | All Ages! | Fee: $30

Friday December 15 - Winter Decor | 6 - 8 PM | All Ages! | Fee: $30

Party fees cover the cost of all materials.

Date Information: Fridays | Dates & Times vary
Cost Information: $30 (Covers cost of materials)
Age Rqmt: All Ages!
Location: TRC Activity Center Program Room
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -

Adult Crochet-Level I '23 REGISTER

Students will learn how to get started, chain stitch, single crochet, double crochet and how to end a project. Students will also learn about different types of yarns and hooks.
Choose your Date:

Sat. Aug. 19th (9-11AM)

Wed. Sept. 6th (4-6PM)

Wed. Oct. 4 (5:30-7:30PM)

Sat. Nov. 4 (9-11AM)

Sat. Dec. 9 (9-11AM)

Register at least 1 week prior to class date.
Fee: $25/$30 (district/non)

All materials are provided for the beginners class.

Date Information:
Cost Information: $25/$30 (district/non-district)
Age Rqmt: 16+
Contact: Tongie Rec Commission - 913-845-3502 -

Adult Crochet - Level II REGISTER

Students will review basic crochet stitches, learn half double crochet and treble crochet stitches. Students will also learn to change colors and read a pattern. 

Choose your date: 

Wed. August 23rd (4-6PM)

Wed. September 27th (4-6PM)

Thurs. October 26 (5:30-7:30PM)

Thurs. November 16 (5:30-7:30 PM)

Thurs. December 21 (5:30 - 7:30 PM)

Participants must provide their own K hook and 2 colors of worsted weight yarn (size 4). 

Date Information: Multiple to choose from
Cost Information: $20/$25
Age Rqmt: 18+
Location: TRC Activity Center
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -

55+ Bingo - 2023 Summer REGISTER

Come and play 10 rounds of Bingo at the Activity Center! Rounds include regular bingo, special bingo, and a blackout round. Prizes will be awarded to winners. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Next 55+ Bingo Dates:
Friday, September 22nd  4-6PM
Wed, November 15th  1-3PM 

Date Information: Fridays | Times vary
Cost Information: $3 per player
Age Rqmt: 55+
Location: TRC Activity Center Board Room
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -

Crochet Help with Cindy REGISTER

Cindy Jones, our favorite crochet instructor, is offering her time to help with your current projects. Spend time with fellow crochet enthusiasts, gain progress on your projects, and receive advice and help from Cindy and others. (Bring your own materials.)

Crochet with Cindy will be the third Wednesday of each month. 5:30 - 7:30 PM.

September 20

October 18

November 15

December 20

This is not an instructional program. This is assistance on current projects and a chance to exchange ideas with other crocheters. 

Date Information: Third Wednesday of each month
Cost Information: $5
Age Rqmt: 8+
Location: Tonganoxie Recreation Activity Center
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -