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December Newsletter 2022

Holiday Membership Promotion


Plunge into one of our heated pools, cycle away those holiday snacks, or pick up your paddle or racket and get ready for a new year and new you! Now through January 31, the $50 initiation fee for new members will be waived when you purchase a membership to the Recreation or Tennis Centers. Give the gift of fitness, health, swimming, tennis, and pickleball for the New Year.  Memberships start as low as $30 a month making a fantastic gift this holiday season. 

For more information, visit cityofmissionviejo.org/recreation or call 949-589-4348. 


Dance and sing through winter


The City of Mission Viejo is offering a variety of classes for your little one to dance, sing, and perform all winter long.  For more information on the following classes or to register, visit cityofmissionviejo.org/register or call 949-470-3062. 

Music Together
For age 4 and older, this class give families the chance to participate in songs, rhythmic activities, movement and instrumental jam sessions. Classes take place at the Norman P. Murray Center on Tuesdays from 9:15-10 am and 10:15-11 am December 6-20. Cost is $55.

Storybook Stage Play: Dr. Seuss
For ages 3-6, this class inspires youth while they learn creative drama skills, play fun theater games and help recreate famous storybook characters. Classes take place at the Norman P. Murray Center on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:15 pm December 14 through February 15. Cost is $145. 

Broadway Star Musical Theater: Willy Wonka
Ages 7-11 act, sing, dance and explore the world of Broadway in this fun musical theater class! Students build valuable performance skills, play theater games and create fun characters all while working together to perform a final showcase on the last day.  Classes take place at the Norman P. Murray Center on Wednesdays from 4:15-5:15 pm December 14 through February 15. Cost is $145. 

Young Musicians: Keyboard/Piano
This class will introduce children to the fundamentals of piano and keyboard playing in a fun and positive learning environment through fun group activities such as dance, art, group games and musical puppet shows where students compose their own songs. Classes take place at the Norman P. Murray Center on Wednesdays January 18 through February 15 for ages 5-7 from 3:15-4 pm and ages 8-9 from 4:10-4:55 pm. Cost is $95.


3rd Annual Konrad Reuland Charity Tennis and Pickleball Tournament


Registration begins Monday, December 5 for the 3rd Annual Konrad Reuland Charity Tennis and Pickleball Tournament. Created in honor of Konrad Reuland, a former NFL football player and Mission Viejo resident who died of a brain aneurysm at age 29, this event aims to raise funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters, Donate Life, and the Lisa Colagrossi Foundation.

As a special tribute to Konrad and his professional jersey number, registration for the event opens 88 days before the two-day tournament, which takes place the first weekend in March.

To register for both tennis and pickleball divisions and player times, visit konradreuland.com. Players should register with a partner. 

To volunteer for the tennis tournament or for more information, email dborelli@cityofmissionviejo.org.

To volunteer for the pickleball tournament or for additional information, email abassett@cityofmissionviejo.org.

If you want to sponsor the event and donate to the Club of 88, visit konradreuland.com.


Give the gift of Recreation & Fitness


Make the holidays even brighter with gift cards for classes, memberships, day use and rentals!  Gift cards can be purchased at any Recreation or Tennis Center and can be used for a variety of programs and services at many of our City facilities including the library, Norman P. Murray Community Center, Potocki Center, and the Recreation or Tennis Centers.  For more information, contact 949-859-4348, option 2 or fitness@cityofmissionviejo.org.


Holiday Pop-Up


Drop-in Thursday, December 22 for the Senior Holiday Pop-Up at the Norman P. Murray Senior Center for fun giveaways provided by Optum Medicare health providers. A holiday-themed photo booth and props will be available for participants to take memorable photos. Be sure to stop by between 10-11:30 am for a free holiday mug, while supplies lasts. No registration required. 



New youth gymnastics classes at Montanoso


New gymnastics classes are coming to the Montanoso Recreation and Fitness Center.  Register now for these exciting classes offered by Tumble-N-Kids!  For more information on the following classes or to register, visit cityofmissionviejo.org/register or call 949-470-3062. 

Jammin’ Gymnasts 
For ages 9-12, the class helps students build skills on the balance beam, mini-trampoline and floor while perfecting cartwheels, round-offs, handsprings, backbends, flips and more! Class takes place from 4-5 pm Mondays January 9 through February 27. Cost is $150.   

For ages 6-8, this class focuses on beginning tumbling skills while incorporating music, obstacle courses and fun. Students will learn skills including cartwheels, rolls, jumps, handstands, beams, handspring barrel, trampoline and more! A $2 material fee is due to the instructor. Class takes place from 3-4 pm on Mondays January 9 through February 27. Cost is $150.   

Jr. Olympians
For ages 3- 5, this fun, active class introduces gymnastics skills including cartwheels, rolls, balance beam, mini trampoline and more! Boost self-esteem, increase body awareness and build strength and coordination for all types of sports! Class takes place from 2:15-3 pm on Mondays January 9 through February 27. Cost is $120.   


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