DLCCC plays host

Whether you're a guest to the area, hosting family or friends or just looking for a fun way to spend a summer day, the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center is sure to have something right up your alley!...


Whether you're a guest to the area, hosting family or friends or just looking for a fun way to spend a summer day, the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center is sure to have something right up your alley!

The Historic Holmes Theatre brings local, regional, national and international performances to the Detroit Lakes area.

There's even more camp offering for students this summer than ever before! Included are Musical Theatre Camp, Songwriting Camp, Youth Theatre Camp presenting "The Jungle Book," and many arts and music classes to choose from! Check out the information in our Summer Program Guide.

Tuesdays in the Park are back each Tuesday night at 7 p.m. from June 1-Aug. 30. These free concerts feature some of the best area talent in the bandshell in the City Park. From 6-7 p.m. each Tuesday, Habitat for Humanity is holding a picnic dinner, so there's no need to pack a picnic basket!

The 2nd Annual Shakespeare in the Park will be presenting "The Merry Wives of Windsor" June 25-27 and July 1-3 at 7 p.m. at the DL City Park bandshell.


Join us as the "FM Kicks Band" presents "A Tribute to Count Basie," Thursday, July 1 at 8 p.m. They're on a mission to preserve American Big Band Jazz!

On Friday, July 16, at 7 p.m., join "The Shadows," along with Richie Lee ("Buddy Holly") and Wayne Luchau ("Roy Orbison") as they pay tribute to two of America's biggest rock and roll icons.

One of the nation's top vocal groups, Tonic Sol-Fa is coming to the theatre on Thursday, July 22, at 8 p.m. This quartet has been named one of the top five "must see" groups in America!

Close your eyes and listen to the music of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkle come to life as the Midwest's Premier Simon & Garfunkle Tribute, Sound of Simon, pays tribute to the legendary Simon & Garfunkle. Eric Trelstad and Eric Roberts capture the essence of Paul Simon's music and his career as an American songwriting sensation. Hear Simon & Garfunkle's unforgettable harmonies and the timeless songwriting of Paul Simon. Sound of Simon, Thursday, July 29, at 8 p.m.

Stay tuned for announcements mid-summer about the Holmes Theatre's 2010-11 season. Watch for new shows and events!

Fitness center

If it's fitness and recreation you're looking for, the DLCCC's state-of-the art fitness and aquatic center is the place!

With hundreds of pieces of weight equipment, 40 cardio machines, an eight-lane pool, a three-lane running track, two basketball courts, two racquetball courts, a 140 foot waterslide, a youth climbing wall and an indoor golf range, our state-of-the art fitness and aquatic center has become "the center" for fitness and fun.


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

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

Swimming lessons

Summer Daytime Swim Lessons

Session III: July 5-July 15 Monday-Thursday

Lessons available at the DLCCC and the DL High School. Levels, times and prices vary.

Private and semi-private lessons

Our one-to-one and small group lessons are on your schedule and will help you reach your specific goals including improved speed, endurance, strength and confidence.


Youth programs

Summer Dive Camp

Grades: 3rd-5th, July 12-29, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. (Thurs. classes end at 5:30 PM)

Premier Plus $20, Premier $23, Non-Member $30

Summer Sunfish Swim Team

Monday-Thursday, May 3-July 22, 4:00-5:00 PM (some groups until 5:30). Along with instilling the values of sportsmanship and teamwork, Sunfish offers numerous health and wellness benefits. Contact Kim at Ext. 108.

DLCCC Summer day camp

Action-packed daily schedule including physical activity, field trips, outdoor time and reading.


For youth entering grades K-5, Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m. May 28- September 3 (excluding holidays).

Youth Tennis


Session III: July 12-July 15

Ages and times vary, Rec. Tennis Courts, Cost: $33

Free Phil Hansen Football Kids Kamp

Wednesday, July 28, Ages: 5-9, 4:00-6:00 PM, Ages: 10-13, 6:00-8:00 PM, 8, Cost: Free

Adult programs


Detroit Lakes Mid-Summer Bike Tour & Kids' Ride

See the beauty of the lakes area as you choose a 13-, 26- or 43-mile ride on Saturday, July 10. Part of the 75th Annual Jaycees Water Carnival.

DLCCC Running-Training Program

Wednesdays, June 23- September 8, 6:00 AM, DLCCC, Cost: $60 Premier Plus, $65 Premier, $70 Non-member

Get ready for the 15th Annual Dick Beardsley Run- Saturday, September 11, 8:30 a.m.

This is one of the premier races in the Lakes Area. It's a great fall race that is ideal for first-timers as well as veteran runners!

Masters Swim Classes


This class for the adult swimmer is perfect for recreational swimmers as well as competitive athletes.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30- 6:45 p.m.

Starting June 15, running through July

Sign-up anytime!

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