Special Interest Classes

The Surprise Parks & Recreation Department offers a wide variety of special interest classes for kids, teens and adults that include dance, fitness, music and performing arts, cheerleading, sports classes, martial arts, gymnastics and tumbling, and creative educational classes. With over 300 special interest classes offered, you are sure to find programs that spark your interest!

View the Special Interest Classes calendar

Instructor Opportunities

If you have a special talent or skill and would like to earn some extra money by sharing it with others, the Surprise Parks & Recreation Department is looking for individuals that are interested in teaching new Special Interest classes during the day, after school hours or Saturdays. Download the Class Proposal Form, or for more information please call 623.222.2000.

Participant Waiver

As a participant, or parent or guardian of a participant, permission is granted to participate in the City of Surprise activitie(s) and program(s) listed on this form. Participants understand and agree that they may be photographed and/or videotaped for promotional purposes. I understand that there are risks of physical injury to the participant(s). Considering all possible risks, on behalf of the participant(s) and myself, I voluntarily waive, release, discharge and hold harmless the City of Surprise, its employees, supervisors, appointed officials, agents, representatives and volunteers from all claims for injuries to participant(s), no matter how severe. Furthermore, I give consent for emergency treatment to the participant(s). The wavier does not extend to any such claims or liability that is caused solely and exclusively by the gross negligence of the City of Surprise or its employees, supervisors, appointed officials, agents, representatives and volunteers. I understand that requests for transfers, cancellations or refunds are subject to department policy and fees.