Leisure Classes

A variety of entertaining leisure classes for all ages and interests are available to residents and nonresidents, for a nominal fee. Registration is taken from the 1st to the 10th of the month unless noted otherwise, at the South El Monte Community Center, 1530 Central Avenue, Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Form of payment accepted: Cash & Check  


Residents must provide proof of residency (i.e. driver’s license & current utility bill).


For additional information, please call (626) 579-2043.



Boxing (8 & Older)

Learn the essentials of boxing and become physically fit at the South El Monte Boxing Club. Upon the instructor’s approval, participants may compete in local boxing tournaments.


Monday - Friday                                   
Ages 8-15   3:00 p.m.
Ages 16 & Older 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Session: Monthly 
Location: Community Center 
Youth: $18 Residents/$35 Non-Residents 
Adult: $30 Residents/$45 Non-Residents 
Instructors: Ben Lira & Staff

 *Registration for the Boxing Program is the 1st day of the month, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Community Center’s Boxing Gym. If the 1st happens to fall on a weekend, registration will take place on the following Monday.


 Space is limited 



Zumba (Ages 15 & Older) 

Party yourself into shape with Zumba! It’s a fun, exhilarating, easy to follow, Latin inspired, calorie burning dance fitness-party. The dynamic workout routines feature interval-training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combine to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.


Days & Times:                     

Monday- Thursday 
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Session: Per Class 
Fee: $4 Residents/Non-Residents 
Location: Community Center
Instructor: Delfina 

 Have an idea for a new class? Want to make extra money?

The City of South El Monte Community Services Department is always looking for new ideas taught by qualified instructors. If you have a special skill or are particularly knowledgeable about a subject and would like to share it with others, we would be interested in receiving a proposal for a class. Please contact, Recreation Specialist Larry Cabral at (626) 579-2043 Ext.3254 or via email at lcabral@soelmonte.org for more information.