Programs and Clubs

About Our Programs 

The Parks and Recreation Department offers an abundance of programs throughout the year for people of all ages and interests. For more information about any of our programs, please call the Parks & Recreation Department at (352) 735-7183.

Round Lake Charter School Before and After School Program

Round Lake Charter School and The City of Mount Dora have partnered to offer a new and improved before and after school program. The program will be offered Monday through Friday. Drop after 7:00 am - 7:45 am and pick up before 6:00 pm  The program will include homework assistance, snacks, arts, crafts, outdoor games, indoor games and guest speakers. 

Registration Fee: $30


Per Week Rates
Regular Rates:
 Mornings Only:  $16.00
 Afternoon Only: $32.00
 Both: $48.00

Reduced Lunch Rates: 
 Mornings Only $12.00
 Afternoons Only: $24.00
 Both: $36.00

Free Lunch Rates:
 Mornings Only: $8.00
 Afternoons Only: $16.00
 Both: $24.00

Registrations are now full. Please go to the W.T. Bland Library to get added to the Wait List
After the initial registration all other weekly registrations will be done online by clicking the below link or at the WT Bland Public Library located at 1995 N Donnelly St, Mount Dora. Weekly payment and registration must be completed by Wednesday of the prior week. 

  Click Here to Pay Online

Woodcarvers' Club


Do you remember as a kid the first time you tried to carve something? Well, there is a group of people who have learned the skills of woodcarving and are willing to teach others as well. Ralph Rossignol will be instructing the art of woodcarving and can be contacted at (352) 385-0483. Class meets on an ongoing basis.
  • Thursday
  • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Martin Luther King Center
  • $2.00/class
 Woodcarvers' Club

Senior Club

Focused on active seniors, there will be free lunch, games, speakers, arts and crafts and perhaps new friends. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. For additional information, contact Gina Conway at(352) 729-6394
  • FREE
  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every Month
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Martin Luther King Center (803 Florida Ave)
 Downtown Dance Theater

Offering students of all ages the opportunity to explore and challenge their artistic capabilities through a variety of dance styles such as Modern, Jazz, Lyrical and more including a strong foundation in classical Ballet. On and Off stage production education such as story telling, prop, costume and set design as well as choreography will be introduced to gain deeper understanding and appreciation for Art of Movement. For more information contact the instructor, Shawnee at (352) 435-5404 or
  •  $40 per month 
  •  Thursday's
  •  Mount Dora Community Building Green Room
    • 520 N. Baker St
  • Attire: Form Fitting clothes such as leggings and tank top or leotard

  • Ages 5 - 18
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Creative Movement
  • Ages 5 & under
  • 4:15pm - 5:00pm
 Yoga for All

Yoga For ALL is a meditative vinyasa style class that is designed for practitioners for all ages and skill levels wanting to improve their flexibility, core strengths, balance and alignment. With a mindful awareness on the breath, our life force, our chi, we will flow through a variety of postures, gaining a deeper sense of self awareness and improving our overall sense of well being. No previous experience necessary, modifications and props for physical restrictions are always offered. Please bring a mat. For more information contact instructor Shawn Evelyn at (352) 453-5404 or e-mail

Tai Chi

Sifu Bill Warden ( is now teaching Tai Chi for Health and Self Defense, as well as Kungfu and a wide variety of fighting styles. There are few restrictions and one does not have to be in top physical condition to fully appreciate and enjoy these exercises.
  • Instructor: Sifu Bill Warden
  • Donnelly Park Building
  • Monday's & Thursday's
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • $50 per month
  • Ages 16 and Up
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You will achieve discipline, confidence and self-defense ability.
  • Instructors: George Mattson, Tim Dando, David Berndt 
  • Donnelly Park Building (530 N. Donnelly St.)
Family Karate
  • Ages 6 and older
  • Monday's and Wednesday's
  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • $50 per month
Adult Karate
  • Open Karate & Weapons
  • Tuesday's
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • $50 per month


Zen Yoga: Ages 16 and up 

Learning Yoga will show you that the body and breath are intimately connected with the mind and how taking a holistic approach to your daily life can bring harmony to all that you do. So much can be achieved through learning yoga; we hope that you will be inspired to make it a part of your life


  • Instructor: Debbie Kirby
  • Donnelly Park Building
  • Thursday's
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • $20 for a 4 visit punch pass