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Get more court time to improve your tennis game

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Take advantage of the adult tennis clinics to improve your game.

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Adult One-Night Tennis Clinics — Perfect if you can’t commit to a weekly class, want to meet new players, or add extra tennis to your week. Open to levels 2.5-4.0 and higher, depending on clinic day and time. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged; only six participants will be allowed in each clinic. Call the tennis center, 2900 S.W. Diane Drive in Lake Oswego, to register: 503-635-5550. Here are the details: ages 18 and older, 6:30-8 p.m. and 8-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 11-March 3, $20 per clinic.

Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance — Break out the hats and dress to impress! Throw on your dancing shoes, enjoy a delightful meal and create a memory to last a lifetime. Capture the magic of the evening with our professional photographer. Here are the details: ages 3 and older; 6-8:30 p.m. March 5; Lake Oswego Parks 7 Recreation (LOPR)-Palisades, 1500 Greentree Road; $53 per couple and $15 per additional sibling.

Adult Coed Recreational Soccer — Get outside with spring soccer. This fun recreational league includes two divisions: Open (ages 18 and older) and older than 35. Registration opens this Friday, Feb. 12. Team registration format, individuals are not placed on teams. Managers must register first to create team. Here are the details: per player fee includes seven-game season, ages 18 and older, Sunday afternoons and evenings, April 3-early June, $28.

Tension Releasing Exercises (TRE) — Release tension in the body through movement and breathing designed to create gentle muscle tremoring which can bring the body back to a more balanced state. Appropriate for all levels. For more information on this technique, visit traumaprevention.com. Bring a blanket and yoga mat. Here are the details: ages 18 and older, 7-8 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 29-March 14, LOPR-Palisades, $45.

Sunrise Yoga — Start your day off on the right foot with this energizing and alignment based practice that offers vinyasa flow and focus on breathing. Students of all levels are welcome as modifications are offered and explored as needed. Here are the details: ages 18 and older, 8:15-9:15 a.m. Tuesdays, March 1-April 26, LOPR-Palisades, $62.

Butts & Guts — Shape and strengthen your body in this total core and lower body workout using various exercises, equipment and techniques. This class is open to all fitness levels. Here are the details: ages 18 and older, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, March 1-April 26 or 5:15-6:15 p.m. Thursdays, March 3-April 28, LOPR-Palisades, $62.

Yogalates — Yogalates is a core-focused class that pulls the asanas of yoga and the core centered movement of Pilates into one challenging workout. Cultivate a mindful practice with 30-40 minutes of vinyasa flow and Pilates in the last 20-30 minutes of class. Here are the details: ages 18 and older, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, March 2-April 27, LOPR-Palisades, $62.

Get creative

Adult Intro to Keyboards — This piano keyboard lesson series is perfect for beginners and those who haven’t played in a while. Class taught in a relaxing environment with introduction to basics, beginning ready skills, rhythm, scales and chords. Learn to play for your friends, family or just for yourself. Here are the details: ages 18 and older, 4-5 p.m. Wednesdays, March 2-April 6, Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, 505 G Ave., $60.

Get outdoors

Invade the Ivy — Join Friends of Waluga Park as they tackle the creeping ivy and invasive species in West Waluga Park’s natural areas. They say it takes 1,300 man hours to clear one acre of an ivy smothered forest, and we are going to achieve that goal hour by hour. Wear sturdy shoes, bring gloves and water to drink. Look for directional signs for the site in the woods. The park is located at 15775 Waluga Drive. Contact Will Mahoney-Watson at 503-752-3430 or email will@waluganeighborhood.org. Here are the details: all ages, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Feb. 20.

Registration information

Class information is in the Parks & Recreation Activities Guide and online at www.loparks.org. You may register by Internet, mail, drop-off during business hours at Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation-Palisades, 1500 Greentree Road, Lake Oswego, 97034; or fax 503-697-6579; phone 503-675-2549. Scholarships are also available for Lake Oswego residents.