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Holmes Theatre, Center

The Detroit Lakes fall classic will be here in September and we're excited to be joined this year by guest legend Carrie Tollefson. Run with the legends Saturday, Sept. 8. Run starts at 8:30 a.m.

Whether it's rain or shine, the DLCCC has s show, fitness class or fun activity guaranteed to fit the wants and needs of everyone in your family.

And this summer, we'll be celebrating the one-year anniversary of "The Backyard," our new addition, housing the second largest indoor playland in Minnesota! Your family will have hours of fun playing in the punch bag forest, climbing wall, spider maze, jump blocks, 6-level tube slide, bumper balls, youth sport court, exerskate, gamebikes and much more!

Historic Holmes Theatre

The summer concert series, Tuesdays in the Park, featuring the best in area talent, continues each Tuesday night through Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. in the DL City Park Bandshell.

Bring your appetite and come early from 6-7 p.m. each Tuesday as Habitat for Humanity holds a freewill picnic dinner.

You won't want to miss the annual Shadows Band tribute show "A Tribute to the 50s & 60s" on Saturday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m. There will be a dance in the ballroom immediately following the concert.

Back this year is Youth Theatre Camp with Alice Hunter, Monday- Wednesday, Aug. 20-22, as they present local playwright Carol Anne Hough's "Garden Adventures." This intensive camp teaches ages 6-12 all they need to know (and make) about the artistry and craft of producing a theatrical show that the kids will get to present on the Holmes Theatre stage for family, friends and you.

More chances to let the creativity flow abound at the Holmes as The Glass Lady presents Glass Camp July 11-13, from 9 a.m.-noon and Craft Camp, Aug. 27-29, from 9-11 a.m. Work on super fun projects and let your artsy side take over!

Watch for our 2012-13 season book coming late summer with more chances to "Step Inside and See the World." From more World Fest groups to local theatre and one-of-a-kind tribute shows, we've got a show for you!

Fitness Center

The DLCCC also has hundreds of pieces of weight equipment, cardio machines, an eight-lane pool, a three-lane running track, two basketball courts, two racquetball courts and a 140-foot waterslide, plus so much more.

Day passes, annual and month-to-month memberships are available. Also, check out our group exercise classes. New participants welcome. Download a class schedule at

Summer programs for youth and adults are open to both members and non-members.

Youth programs

• Summer Dive Camp

Join high school diving coach Bobbi Jo Koons.

3rd-5th grade, July 10-26, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Private & semi-private swim lessons available.

• DLCCC Summer Day Camp is in full swing, so if your child wants a day full of activity, from crafts and sports to swimming and gym time, bring them to the DLCCC Monday-Friday, between 7:45 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Youth Tennis


Session III: July 9-12

Ages and times vary, Rec. Tennis Courts.

• Free Phil Hansen Football Kids Kamp -- Tuesday, July 24, Ages: 5-9, 4-6 p.m., Ages: 10-13, 6-8 p.m. It is free, and no registration needed. DL High School Football Field.

This football camp for boys and girls ages 5-13 features 12 interactive drills, sportsmanship discussion with Phil Hansen & much more! Adult volunteers are needed, contact Kim ( to volunteer.

Kids can also go to "The Rec," where a kid can be a kid. Now through Aug. 17, there will be summer Rec activities at the City Park. Youth are allowed to come and go as they please. There will also be free Rec special events and crafts on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Adult programs

• New fitness class comes to Detroit Lakes and the DLCCC is the only place to have it -- Aqua Zumba!

Starting July 11, jump into the Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning, dance fitness-party that makes working out a splash. Wednesdays, 6-6:30 p.m. and Fridays, 8- 8:30 a.m.

• Detroit Lakes Mid-Summer Bike Tour and Kids' Ride -- See the beauty of the lakes area as you choose a 13-, 26- or 43-mile ride on Saturday, July 14. Part of the 77th Annual Jaycees Northwest Water Carnival. Register to ride today.

• 17th Annual Dick Beardsley Marathon -- New this year, we have capped our run at 2,000. Space is limited, so register early to guarantee your spot.

The Detroit Lakes fall classic will be here in September and we're excited to be joined this year by guest legend Carrie Tollefson. Run with the legends Saturday, Sept. 8. Run starts at 8:30 a.m.

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