Summer 2013 Recreation Guide
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1 Library, Recreation and Cultural Services Recreation Services 100 West 10th, Suite 321 Eugene, OR 97401 PRSRT STD U.S. Postage PAID Eugene, OR Permit No. 118 Registration for Summer classes is now underway My name is Cale Bruckner, and I’m the Vice President of Concentric Sky. Our company creates apps and websites for companies and people on the move. The internet. Mobile apps. Information at your fingertips. We live in a fast-paced world. Being in Eugene allows us to keep up, but still enjoy a great culture of creativity, innovation and inspiration. It’s the perfect place to call home while serving clients all over the world. To help them create and maintain their presence, we need to be able to move quickly too. That’s why we use the Eugene Airport. In a world that never stops moving, it fits my pace. From the Executive Director Recreational Improvement In Recreation, we love improvement. After all, recreating can improve your health, your skills, your social circles – and even your disposition. With that in mind, we’ve made some “improvements” to the Rec Guide. We’ve always noted an age range on the activity descriptions for children and youth, so parents have information about what activities are appropriate for their child. Now, we’ve added age ranges to all activities to give you more information about an activity before you register. We know that many people tend to favor one community center. Perhaps it’s the one in the neighborhood or the one where everybody knows their name. So, another “improvement” we’ve made divides the adult listings by Campbell, Petersen Barn and Amazon Community Centers. This Guide has also changed the location of the listings for water fitness classes. We’ve moved them to Aquatics – right where you’d expect to find them. And, with nearly eight percent of Eugene’s population Latino, we’re reaching out by adding information in the Guide in Spanish. We want everyone to know they are welcome at our facilities and in our programs. As you peruse the fun activities in this Summer Rec Guide that can help you improve, we hope you’ll consider all these changes improvements, too. Renee Grube Executive Director Library, Recreation and Cultural Services Department City of Eugene 2 Youth & Family MAY• JUN • JUL• AUG SUMMER 2013 www.eugene-or.gov/rec 541-682-5333 Fax: 541-682-6834 TDD: 541-682-5311 100 W. 10th Ave., Suite 321, Eugene, OR 97401 firstname.lastname@example.org Editor: Kathy Madison, 541-682-6342 Be a fan of Rec programs on Facebook Follow us on Twitter @EugRec recreation programs & services Programs at a Glance Youth & Family Recreation Preschool Activities Youth Activities Teen Activities Family Activities Outdoor Scholarships are available! Please see page 94. ♥ The heart symbol denotes activities that promote physical fitness. ➊ Number symbols indicate trip activity levels (see key on page 18, 55 or 71). Indicates Adaptive Program offerings listed in other parts of the Rec Guide. Preschool & School Age Care Outdoor Recreation Aquatics Hours, Information Special Interest, Events Water Fitness Swim Lessons Athletics/Adult Leagues Adult Recreation Health & Fitness Campbell Center Programs Pete Barn Center Programs Amazon Center Programs Adaptive Recreation Information & Inclusion Services Activities, Trips & Support Camps Fun For All RELATED PROGRAMS Eugene Public Library Laurelwood Golf Course Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House Summer In The City Wayne Morse Family Farm Ways to Support 4-5 8-15 8-9 11-12 13 14-15 10 16-23 27-37 27-29 30 31 32-37 38-39 40-65 40-44 45-56 57-62 63-65 66-73 66 67-73 74-87 88-89 90 13, 39 26 24-25 12 91 Aquatics Athletics Adult Adaptive NUTS & BOLTS Recreation Facilities Map & Contact Info 6-7 How to Register 92-93 Policies 94 Index 95 The Fall Recreation Guide will be available mid-August 2013. Camps On the cover: A family has fun paddling a canoe on the Willamette River. PHOTO BY CHRIS PONTRELLI 3 Here are some ideas for “making waves” this summer Family Fun! All ages. May 17. Free. See page 15 Families. Jun 7. Free. See page 15 Get Up and Play! Ages 18 & up most sports; some younger. Jun-Sep. $. See page 38 All ages. All summer. $. See page 39 KidCity’s Relay for Life Carnival & Fun Night Adult Sports Leagues KidCity’s Relay for Life Carwash Disc Golf Ages 7 & up. 13 dates Jun-Aug . $. See page 17 Family Sailing Archery Open Range Summer Family Fun Nights at Pete Barn All ages. Jun 13, Jul 11, Aug 15. Free. See page 15 All ages. Jun 21. Free. See page 30 Ages 10 & up. Jun 21-Aug 23. F. $. See page 14 All ages. Jul 10-31. W. $/Free. See page 14 All-Comers Track Meets Summer Kick Off Free Swim Roving Park Players – 3 locations Family Afternoon Raft Movies in the Park Card & Board Games Adult. Various dates. $. See pages 52, 60 All ages. Jun 13-16; 20-21; Aug 8-11, 15-16. Free. See page 15 Ages 7 & up. Jul 6 & 20. $. Aug 31.See page 16 All ages. 12 nights in Jul & Aug. Free. See page 88 Ages 8 & up. Jul 13 & 27. $. See page 16 All ages. Jul 17. Free. See page 15 Ages 7 & up. Aug 3 & 10. $. See page 16 Be Creative! Family Fun with Clay All ages – parent & child. Jul 10-Aug 14, W. $. See page 14 Ages 3 & up. Dates vary. $. See pages 8-13 Children & Youth Dance Classes Visual Arts – Painting, Piano, Dance, Ceramics, Quilting, & more Family Sunset Raft Touch-a-Truck Various ages and dates. $. See pages 8, 9-14, 46, 47, 53, 58, 64 Family Blackberry Raft Attend Special Events Pre-School Open House All ages. May 8. Free. See page 10 Family Blackberry Raft for Veterans Ages 7 & up. Aug 11. $. See page 70 Ages 7 & up. Aug 24. $. See page 70 Family Sunset Float for Veterans We Are Bethel Celebration – “Big Barn Theory” All ages. Jun 1. Free. See page 15 4 Just for Veterans Veterans. Wed. Apr 30-Sep 10. Free. See page 70 Veterans. Jun 5, Jul 3, Aug 7. Free. See page 51 Disabled veterans and family. Various dates. $. See page 70 Cycling for Veterans Veterans Health Beneﬁts Disabled Vets Rafting, Sailing Get Outside! All ages. Jun 28. $. See page 15 All ages. Jul 26. $. See page 30 Daddy & Daughter Dinner Dance Summer Block Party at Echo Hollow Pool Rock Climbing, Skateboarding, Sailing, Rafting, Kayaking, Surﬁng & more Various ages & dates. $. See pages 17-19, 21-23 Biking Adaptive & adult. Various dates. $/Free. See pages 17, 40, 67 Summer Beach Party at Amazon Campbell Neighborhood Ice Cream Social All ages. Families & friends of individuals with disabilities. Aug 3. $. See page 69 Adults. Various dates. $. See page 19 Hikes – easy to rigorous Trips, Tours & Excursions Various ages & dates. $. See pages 55, 56, 61, 62, 64, 65, 71, 72 All ages. Aug 29. Free. See page 52 Local, Regional & Abroad Learn Something New! Adult. Various dates. Free & $. See pages 47-48 Computer Skills Go Camping! Summer Camps Ages 3-18. Dates vary. Arts, sports, adventure, adaptive, training, swimming, imagination, outdoor, performance, adaptive, sailing, kayaking, surﬁng, and much more. See pages 74-87, 67 Ages 50 & up. Jul 15-19. $. See page 54 Foreign Language – French, Italian, Spanish Adult. Various dates. $. See pages 48-49 Various ages & dates. $. See pages 49-51, 59 Presentations on Interesting Topics Camp Campbell for Adults! Exercise for Fun! Various ages, opportunities. Self-led and guided. Free. See pages 23, 41 Fun For All Walks Ages 7 & up (younger with chaperon). Weekdays Jul 1-Aug 23. Free. See pages 88-89 Land Fitness – Yoga, Martial Arts, Pilates, Zumba, self-led, more Water Fitness – A variety of shallow/deep water classes Adults. Various dates. $. See pages 40-44, 67, 68 Adults. Various dates. $. See pages 31, 68 5 Beltline Rd River Ave Green Gilham Rd. Barger Ave Delta Ponds 4 Echo Hollow Rd 10 9 Willakenzie Rd p. 7 Hawthorne No rth Royal we st Ex pr Beltline Rd Edison N. 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Blvd ad r Ro Rive WILL A ME TTE Acres Cresent Ave. Beltlin e Rd RIV ER Goodpasture Island Rd Washington Chambers City View Charnelton Community centers & pools 1 Amazon Community Center 2700 Hilyard St., Eugene 97405 Ph: 541-682-5373 Hours: 9a-5p M-F Fx: 541-682-5367 Bus: #28, 73 Also see page 63 Large and small meeting rooms and kitchen, access to bike paths, playgrounds and Amazon Pool. 5 Hilyard Community Center 3 Campbell Community Center Ave 40th 2580 Hilyard St., Eugene 97405 155 High St., Eugene 97401 Ph (voice/TDD): 541-682-5311 Ph: 541-682-5318 Fx: 541-682-5460 Fx: 541-682-6386 Hours: 8:30a-4:30p M-F Bus: #1, 66, 67 Hours: 9a-5:30p M-F Bus: #28, 73 Also see page 45 Fully accessible, large, dividable meeting rooms and kitchen, patio and Garden setting, courtyard, view of river; large, dividable meeting space, fireplace. ideal for weddings and group events. Completamente accesible para una Donald St. Salas de reunión grandes y pequeñas, y cocina. Acceso a caminos de bicicleta Escenario de jardín, patio, vista del rio, y jardines para jugar y la Piscina de espacios de salas de reunión grandes Amazon. y divisibles, ideal para bodas y eventos de grupos. 2 Amazon Pool (summers only) 4 Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Cntr 2600 Hilyard St., Eugene 97405 Ph: 541-682-5350 Hours: See page 28 1655 Echo Hollow Rd., Eugene 97402 Fx: 541-682-6366 Bus: #28, 73 Ph: 541-682-5525 Hours: See page 28 Ideal for outdoor events. Multi-purpose Fx: 541-682-8193 Bus: #40 & children’s pools, diving tower, patio. Ideal for outdoor or indoor gatherings, Ideal para eventos al aire libre. Pisci- two pools, dividable meeting space nas de multiuso y piscinas para niños, with kitchen, patio, BBQ grill. torre para dar saltos, y patio. Ideal para juntas al aire libre o adentro, dos piscinas, espacios de salas de reunión divisibles con cocina, patio, asadores a la parrilla. variedad de incapacitados, espacios de salas de reunión grandes y divisibles y cocina, patio y chimenea. 6 Lamb Cottage In Skinner Butte Park Ph: 541-682-5318 Nestled in park with view of river; intimate setting for weddings, family gatherings; limited kitchen. Near River Play Playground and softball field. Situado en el parque con una vista del rio. Escenario intimo para bodas, reuniones familiares. Cocina limitada. Cerca del River Play jardín para jugar y un campo de softbol. 6 Hilyard 14 12 Willamette Recreation Facilities W. 18th Ave Bail ey H ill R d Willamette Hilyard Moss Patterson Chambers Monroe way University Madison Jefferson Lincoln Amazo W. 29th Ave W. 30th Ave 5 2 1 Washington 24th Ave 30th Ave Augusta St. n Park Alder Hw y9 9 . Dr el th Be sw aH Delt wy Centennial Blvd Club W 13th Ave Lane County Fair Grounds University Of Oregon E 17th Ave 13 E 18th Ave ➧ ➧ Rent a City Facility! Have a party at a swimming pool. Get married in a beautiful park. Celebrate any occasion at a community center, or rent an entire soccer field! Many City of Eugene Recreation facilities and Parks are available to rent. More information is available online or by phone. For community centers, pools, playing fields, and parks go to www.eugene-or.gov/recrentals, call the facility directly at the number listed below, or for parks, call 541-682-4800. Outdoor Sports Fields Located throughout the city Localizado en varios lugares atravez de la ciudad Ph: 541-682-5409 Fx: 541-682-5367 Natural & artificial turf fields in parks and on school grounds. Great for large, family or business meetings. Gymnasium, meeting rooms, kitchen, access to Sheldon Pool. Excelente para reuniones familiares y juntas de negocio grandes. Gimnasio, salas de reunión, cocina, y acceso a la piscina de Sheldon. 10 Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center 2443 Willakenzie, Eugene 97401 Ph: 541-682-5314 Hours: See page 28 Fx: 541-682-6344 Bus: #66 & 67 Indoor pool, diving well, ADA accessible lift, multipurpose room. Campos de césped natural y artificial en los parques y en sitios de escuelas. 7 Petersen Barn Community Cntr 870 Berntzen Rd., Eugene 97402 Ph: 541-682-5521 Hours: 9a-5p M-F Fx: 541-682-8192 Bus: #40 Also see page 57 Cozy facility ideal for meetings, reunions and retreats. Playground, sports field, and bike path nearby. 12 Spencer Butte Challenge Course Off Willamette St., south of 50th Ave. Ph: 541- 682-5329 Fx: 541-682-6319 Also see page 17 A forested course, great for team- and trust-building. Un curso en el bosque, magnifico para fortalecer la confianza y en equipo. 13 Washington Park Center 2025 Washington St., Eugene 97405 Ph: 541-682-5311 Bus: #36 Homey, dividable meeting space with kitchen, French doors onto patio and Washington Park with spray play feature and play areas. Piscina adentro, profundo para dar saltos, ascensor de ADA accesible, cuarto de multiusos. Facilidad cómoda e ideal para juntas, reuniones, y retiros. Jardín para jugar, campo de deportes, y camino de bicicleta cercano. 11 Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House www.smjhouse.org/Rental.html 303 Willamette St., Eugene 97401 Ph: 541-484-0808 Fx: 541-984-1314 8 River House Community Center Bus: #1 Also see page 26 301 N. Adams St., Eugene 97402 Ph: 541-682-5329 Hours: Noon-4p M-F Classic example of Victorian architecture, overlooking Eugene, suitable for Fx: 541-682-6319 Bus: #40, 52 weddings, retreats; rentable year-round. Not available for rental. Muestra ejemplar clásico de arquitecNo es disponible para rentar. tura Victoriano, vista sobre Eugene, conveniente para bodas, retiros, rent9 Sheldon Community Center able todo el año. 2445 Willakenzie, Eugene 97401 Ph: 541-682-5312 Fx: 541-682-6332 Bus: #66 & 67 Hours: 8a-6p M-F Estilo hogareño, espacio de sala de reunión divisible con cocina, puertas estilo Francés que abren hacía el patio y el Parque Washington mostrando un juego de vaporizador y áreas de juego. 14 Wayne Morse Family Farm and Park 585 Crest Dr., Eugene 97405 Ph: 541-682-5380 Also see page 12 Historic home on 27 acres, for up to 30 people. Meadow & shelter with limited kitchen, up to 125 people, May-Oct. Casa histórica en 27 acres para hasta 30 personas. Pradera y cobertizo con cocina limitada, para hasta 125 personas, de Mayo a Octubre. 7 Youth & Family Youth and Family Recreation Services creates opportunities that inspire a life long passion to imagine, explore, learn, grow, and contribute. For information on how to register, see page 92. For facility locations and contact information, see pages 6-7. Find us on the web: www.eugene-or.gov/Preschool www.eugene-or.gov/recyouth www.eugene-or.gov/recfamily Like us on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PeteBarn www.Facebook.com/AmazonCommunityCenter Dance & Drama Bell’s Ball ♥ Ages 3-4 Come play and dance at Bell’s Ball. Learn ballet steps to the music of Beauty and the Beast. We will also have fun making crowns and ribbon wands to dance with. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Marie Pederson Jul 6-Aug 10 Sa 10-10:40a $36 #104944 Dance Tots ♥ Ages 2-3 years This motion and movement class is designed to harness the expanding physical energy of children through the use of music, imaginative games and props. A supportive environment helps boys and girls with body awareness and self-esteem, and provides a fun activity for anyone who loves to move and shake. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Marie Pederson Jul 6-Aug 10 Sa 9:15-9:45a $30 #104933 Arts / Visual Art Play f or Tykes Ages 2-5 with adult Your child can get messy, have fun and meet little ones their age! They will experience fun art activities from painting to clay, charcoal to collage. Explore, be creative and have fun. Adults stay in class as active observers. To register call 541-682-5373. Amazon Community Center Jul 6-Aug 10 Sa 11-11:45a $36 #105134 Pre-Ballet I ♥ Ages 3-4 Explore all the basic ballet techniques in a fun, safe and loving setting. Your child will stretch, leap, plié and dance down to monkey town. Students will discover their love of dance with fun creative music. Discover ballet stretches and moving creatively. Last class includes a mini-recital. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Marie Pederson Jul 6-Aug 10 Sa 10:50-11:30a $36 #104939 Play Group Ages 2-4 with adult NEW! Meet other parents and children while you and your toddler play and socialize. An array of activities will be set up: arts and crafts, toys, music, and games. Drop in, no registration required. Petersen Barn Community Center Jun 22-Aug 17 Sa 10a-Noon $2/child/visit drop in 8 Pre-Ballet II ♥ Ages 4-5 Pirouette, relevé, plié! Young ballerinas and ballet dancers learn to stretch and move creatively while exploring ballet positions and moves including turning, bourré and leaping. Last class includes a mini-recital. This is a parent drop off class. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Marie Pederson Jul 6-Aug 10 Sa 11:40a-12:20p $36 #104943 Gymnastics Gym Babies ♥ Ages 14 months-3 years with adult Introduction to pre-tumbling skills. Children gain flexibility, strength and coordination. Boys and girls have fun using mats, balance beam and a variety of equipment. Parent involvement is required. To register call 541-682-5373. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Lauri Vaccher Jul 2-Aug 6 Tu 10-10:30a $36 #104774 Health & Wellness Fit Together ♥ Ages 2-4 with adult NEW! Move your body to the beat! Come and shake your sillies out. We will dance, jump, twirl, skip, stretch and wiggle. This class is geared to get toddlers and their parents moving and grooving together. Petersen Barn Community Center Jun 26-Jul 24 W 9:30-10:30a $25 #104683 Gym Mini Jumpers ♥ Ages 3-4 Children explore basic gymnastic skills using a variety of equipment in a safe and fun environment. Builds self-confidence, strength, flexibility and enhances coordination. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Lauri Vaccher Jul 2-Aug 6 Tu 10:40-11:20a $36 #104804 Martial Arts Kinder Karate ♥ Ages 4-6 Instructors from Eugene School of Karate provide a happy, caring atmosphere where your preschooler can be introduced to basic karate skills. Hand-eye and foot-eye coordination, self-esteem and listening skills are enhanced in this active class. Not eligible for scholarship. Amazon Community Center Jun 26-Aug 14 W 9:15-9:45a $56 #105402 Gym Twisters ♥ Ages 4-5 This class is for tumblers who are ready to go to the next level. Students will continue to improve gymnastics skills and go on to practice more complex techniques. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Lauri Vaccher Jul 2-Aug 6 Tu 11:30a-12:10p $36 #104810 Special Events Pre-School Open House Parents only FREE! Open House for Amazon’s Exploratorium PreSchool for ages 2½-5. This innovative program is designed to focus on individual academic development with emphasis on building social skills. Kids engage in arts activities, dance, explore nature and have fun! Come meet our teachers and staff. Amazon Community Center May 8 W 6-7p Free SUMMER camps Preschool Summer Camps are listed on pages 75, 78-78, 81 and 86. Non-city residents are assessed a 20% surcharge for registered activities & rentals. 9 ENRICHING FUN at three locations for children ages 2½ through 5th grade. Your child will experience unique and exciting ways to be engaged. Preschool and School Age Care CHILD SAFETY & PARENT PEACE OF MIND is the foundation of our staff training, which includes CPR/First Aid and curriculum and behavior management. With staff’s guidance, your child will discover the world around them through social interaction, learning and play. • Open House for Amazon’s Exploratorium Preschool. See page 9 • See pages 75-87 for a variety of exciting summer camps! LOCATIONS Amazon Exploratorium Preschool at Amazon Center, 541-682-5373 Summer camps, ages 3-5, page 75 Fall Preschool returns in September Ages 2½-5yr M-F or MWF/TuTh. Call now to hold your spot. Early Learning Center at Petersen Barn, 541-682-5521 Preschool, ages 3-5 9 am-Noon, MWF and/or TuTh Kidcity Adventures at Sheldon Center 541-682-5312 Ducklings Flexible Care, ages 2½-5 (7:30 am-6 pm M-F) Preschool, ages 3-4 (9 am-Noon MWF) Kindergarten prep, ages 4-5 (9 am-Noon MWF or TuTh) 9 am-Noon TuTh Before/After Kindergarten, grade K 7:30 am-6 pm After School Care, grades K-6th school release until 6 pm For more information, please call the center you would like your child to attend. Registration is on-going. Ask about scholarships. 10 10 Arts/Visual Cartooning & Comic Drawing Ages 6-12 Learning to draw can be fun, especially when you create silly characters, funny expressions and drawing sequences that tell a joke! This delightful program combines an innovative, step-by-step drawing method with light-hearted subject matter that engages children, their sense of humor, and their vivid imaginations. No scholarships available. Amazon Community Center Instructors from Young Rembrandts Jun 26-Aug 14 W 4-5p $80 #104850 you explore the environment and photograph interesting people, animals, landscapes and objects in nature. You will also learn basic composition, exposure, and focusing. Petersen Barn Community Center Jul 3-31 W 3:30-5p $45 #104749 Dance & Drama Ballet f or Youth I & II ♥ Ages 6-13 Learn all about ballet – the foundation of all dance forms – in a fun, creative, and welcoming environment. Emphasis will be on learning the basic ballet postures while developing strength, balance, stamina, and creativity. No prior dance experience necessary. Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Ruby McConnell Jun 19-Jul 10 W 3:30-4:20p $24 #104595 Jul 24-Aug 21 W 3:30-4:20p $30 #104596 Fashion Design Ages 9-14 NEW! A unique and exciting class designed for youth, encouraging their creative vision for fashionable new clothing. Youth will have the opportunity to create and learn various hand stitching techniques as well as the use of a sewing machine. Petersen Barn Community Center Jul 30-Aug 27 Tu 3-5p $50 #104746 Hip Hop Dance ♥ Ages 9-13 Learn basic movement patterns, skills, and rhythms associated with contemporary hip hop. This class is perfect for high energy movers. Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Ruby McConnell Jun 18-Jul 16 Tu 4:30-5:20p $30 #104583 Jul 23-Aug 20 Tu 4:30-5:20p $30 #104584 Photography Ages 9-14 NEW! Capture the world around you. Learn fundamental techniques for taking memorable pictures as 11 Jazz ♥ Ages 9-13 Jazz is an amazing dance form that ranges from Broadway style, to lyrical, to ever-changing styles that are showcased on television and in popular culture. Explore this up-beat dance style while working on classical as well as contemporary technique. No prior dance experience necessary. Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Ruby McConnell Jun 19-Jul 10 W 5:30-6:20p $24 #104612 Jul 24-Aug 21 W 5:30-6:20p $30 #104613 Shakin’ It Up ♥ Ages 6-11 Step it up to your favorite dance shows. Classes will incorporate ballet, tap and hip hop moves to give students a variety of dance experience and fun. For beginning and intermediate dancers. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Marie Pederson Jul 6-Aug 10 Sa 12:30-1:30p $42 #104945 Martial Arts Flower Power Self Defense f or Girls ♥ Ages 5-12 A violence prevention and intervention program, Flower Power teaches girls skills on how to respond to different types of violence, including verbal, emotional, social, recovery, and physical. Flower Power is written and taught by a program director with a Masters in Special Education. All activities and information is age appropriate and child centered. No scholarships available. Petersen Barn Community Center Ages 5-7 Jul 8-Aug 5 M 4:30-5:20p $50 #105363 Ages 8-10 Jul 8-Aug 5 M 5:30-6:20p $50 #105364 Ages 11-12 Jul 8-Aug 5 M 6:30-7:20p $50 #105365 Tap Dance ♥ Ages 9-13 Children will learn basic tap steps while having fun and making a lot of noise! Emphasis will be on developing rhythm, balance, and creativity. Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Ruby McConnell Jun 19-Jul 10 W 4:30-5:20p $24 #104599 Jul 24-Aug 21 W 4:30-5:20p $30 #104608 Karate ♥ Grades 1-6 This professionally developed program will help students improve listening skills, develop concentration, and learn personal discipline and respect for others. A great way to build confidence and gain self-esteem while exercising and having fun! Not eligible for scholarship. Amazon Community Center Instructors: Eugene School of Karate Jun 26-Aug 14 W 9:45-10:30a $64 #105400 Special Interest Robotics Ages 9-14 NEW! A fascinating class in which youth create robots using Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0. This class is aimed at teaching youth to design, construct, and operate robots. Youth will also learn how to operate software for robotic control and sensory feedback. Beginners and experts are welcome. Petersen Barn Community Center Aug 1-29 Th 2-4p $35 #104752 SUMMER camps Youth Summer Camps are listed on page 74-87. 12 Arts/Visual Clay Wheel Throwing & Handbuilding Ages 10-15 Learn basic and advanced techniques of wheel throwing, handbuilding and glazing. Take home your own pots and bowls to share with your family. No prior clay or pottery experience is necessary, just a willingness to try new things. Work at your own pace. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Tina Russo Jul 1-Aug 5 M 3:45-5:45p $60 #104845 inspire and be inspired, and have the chance to win a prize. Drop in. Petersen Barn Community Center May 24 F 7-9p Free Jun 28 F 7-9p Free Jul 26 F 7-9p Free Aug 30 F 7-9p Free Artists & performers show up at 6:30 pm to sign in & set up SUMMER camps Teen Summer Camps are listed on pages 84-87. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Teen Court Ages 12-17 Members of Eugene’s Teen Courts gain experience in decision making, communication and law. Defendants get an opportunity to take responsibility and keep a clean juvenile record. Help your fellow students, your community and yourself. If you live or attend school in Bethel District (Bethel Teen Court) or in the area served by Churchill High School (West Eugene Teen Court), you probably qualify. Volunteer hours apply toward school community service requirements. For more information call Bruce Steinmetz, 541-682-6376 Dance & Drama Some of the dance classes in the Adult section are open to ages 16 and up, including ballet, belly dance, tap, and zumba. Please see complete listings on pages 41-43. Games & Sports City of Eugene Archery Team ♥ Ages 10-16 The Eugene Archery Team offers the next step in training and competition for archery enthusiasts. This is a “by invitation only” team that meets twice a week. For more information call Petersen Barn at 541-682-5521. Learn to Golf at Laurelwood! Individual or group lessons available for adults and juniors (age 17 and under). Prices range from $10/pp for a 45-minute junior lesson, to $60 for a private 45-minute adult lesson. Lessons are taught by former pro and college golf coach Debbie King, PGA and LPGA Class A Member and former college golf standout Nancy Woodke, LPGA Member. For more information about the coaches, lesson rates or to book lessons online go to: www.kingdom-of-golf.com, or call 541-484-4653. 13 Special Interest A New Generation of Art & Sound Ages 15-21 NEW! FREE! Calling band members, singers, dancers, spoken word performers, comedy acts, and visual artists. Petersen Barn hosts “A New Generation of Art and Sound, Open Mic and Art Gallery” each month. Display your art and performance pieces, Arts/Visual Archery Open Range ♥ Ages 10 & up Practice your archery skills at Petersen Barn’s outdoor archery range. Price includes equipment use. No prior experience necessary. Drop In. Petersen Barn Park Jun 21-Aug 23 W & F 6-7p $5 drop in Clay Family Fun with Clay All ages Play with clay as a family. This is an adult and child activity. Create bowls, mugs, monsters, boxes, tiles, planters and sculptures. Enjoy family time as you create your treasures. Includes instruction, clay, glazes and firings. To register call 541-682-5373. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Tina Russo Jul 10-Aug 14 W 4-5:30p #104842 $40 parents, $10 child, $10 each additional person Performances Free Shakespeare in the Park: Julius Caesar All ages FREE! Bring a picnic, blanket, family and friends to enjoy a magical evening of Shakespeare. No registration required, drop in event. For more information call 541-682-5373. Amazon Community Center Aug 3-25 SaSu 6-9p Free Games & Sports All-Comers Track Meets ♥ All ages The Oregon Track Club (OTC) hosts these annual meets to encourage community participation in Track Town USA. All ages are welcome to participate in these low-key track meets. Register onsite. For information visit www.oregontrackclub. org or call 541-343-7247. Hayward Field, U of O Jul 10-31 W 4-7p Free $5 for up to 3 events; $1 for OTC members; free for Junior OTC members Mad Duckling Theater All ages Music, drama and adventure. Everyone has a great time at the University of Oregon Theatre’s Mad Duckling Children’s Theater. On July 13 and August 3, bring picnic food and have lunch with the characters! Drop in. RUMPELSTILTSKIN REVISITED by Guy J. Jackson Amazon Community Center Jul 9-13 & 16-20 Tu-Sa 11a-Noon $5/person Summer Camps June 17-August 30 Sign up by the week See pages 75-87 Arts, sports, swimming, outdoor, adventure, FUN! For children of all abilities ages 2½-18 years 14 special events Daddy & Daughter Dinner Dance All ages Special moments come once in a lifetime. Share an enchanted evening with your favorite person and dance the night away. This is a semi-formal event; dinner is included. Campbell Community Center Jun 28 F 6:30-9p #104894 $25/couple, $12.50/each additional person KING MIDAS & THE GOLDEN TOUCH by Willard Simms Amazon Community Center Jul 30-Aug 3 & Aug 6-10 Tu-Sa 11a-Noon $5/person Children under 3 years old FREE Roving Park Players THE CRITIC KidCity’s Relay f or Life Events All ages FREE! KidCity school-age programs selected the Relay for Life as their community-service project. This year kids are holding a donation-only carwash and a family carnival which includes free food, 10¢carnival games, swimming and music. Drop in, no registration required. Sheldon Community Center Relay for Life Carnival May 17 F 6-8p Free Relay for Life Carwash Jun 7 F 10a-6p Free All ages FREE! The Roving Park Players present their 2013 Season. Admission is free, no registration required. Join the fun of theater making fun of itself. It’s a hilarious romp of a day in the life of one Mr. Dangle, a theatrical critic of many opinions and few insights. Campbell Community Center Jun 13-14 ThF 6-8p Free Maurie Jacobs Park Jun 15-16 SaSu 6-8p Petersen Barn Park Jun 20-21 ThF 6-8p Free Free MY FATHER’S DRAGON Using his brains, his backpack, and the advice of a sassy feline, a young boy outsmarts the fierce creatures of a wild island and saves a baby dragon. Campbell Community Center Aug 8-9 ThF 6-8p Free Maurie Jacobs Park Aug 10-11 SaSu 6-8p Petersen Barn Park Aug 15-16 ThF 6-8p Free Free Touch-a-Truck All ages FREE! Social Gatherings & Meals Summer Family Fun Nights at Pete Barn All ages FREE! Don’t want to make dinner? Once a month, this event will take that load off of your shoulders. Bring family, friends, and neighbors. Dinner, crafts, games, and more all provided ... for free! No registration required. Petersen Barn Community Center Jun 13 Th 5:30-7:30p Free Jul 11 Th 5:30-7:30p Free Aug 15 Th 5:30-7:30p Free Climb into a fire engine, cement truck, backhoe, dump truck, LTD bus, 18-wheeler and more. A family event that is sure to please all ages. Food available for purchase. Drop-in; no registration needed. Petersen Barn Community Center Jul 17 W 5-7:30p Free We Are Bethel Celebration All ages FREE! Join the Petersen Barn Community Center in celebrating Bethel and West Eugene neighborhoods. There will be community booths, good food, free music and a carnival for the kids. This year’s theme is “The Big Barn Theory.” Drop-in. Petersen Barn Community Center Jun 1 Sa Noon-6p Free 15 Outdoor Recreation As part of Youth & Family Recreation Services, the Outdoor Program’s mission is to create opportunities that inspire a life-long passion to imagine, explore, learn, grow and contribute. The Adult & Senior Services program also provides outdoor activities in support of its mission to promote health and well-being, enhance quality of life, and keep adults active, productive and independent. For information on how to register, see page 92. For facility locations and contact information, see pages 6-7. Find us on the web: www.eugene-or.gov/Outdoor Like us on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/RiverHouseOutdoorProgram Visit the Outdoor Program’s blog at eugeneoutdoorprogram.wordpress.com. Visit Campbell Center’s Outdoor Club at groups.google.com/group/campbelloutdoorclub. Family Family Blackberry Raf t♥ Ages 7 & up Imagine how much fun your family will have as they float along the Willamette and stop to pick blackberries. Bring empty containers, picnic lunch and place settings. Wear tennies and quick drying clothes. Availability of berries depends on season. Pre-registration is required for each person. Meet at River House Community Center Aug 3 Sa 11a-4:30p $30/person #104327 Aug 10 Sa 11a-4:30p $30/person #104328 Family Afternoon Raft ♥ Ages 7 & up Paddle raft down the Willamette River from Island Park to the River House. Your feet will get wet so wear appropriate footwear. Bring lunch and non-alcoholic drinks for a stop along the river for lunch. Pre-registration is required for each family member. Meet at south end of Island Park, 200 West B St., Springfield Shuttle provided back to your car Jul 6 Sa 11a-4:30p $30/person #104322 Jul 20 Sa 11a-4:30p $30/person #104323 Aug 31 Sa 11a-4:30p $30/person #104324 Non-city residents are assessed a 20% surcharge for registered activities & rentals. The Outdoor Program operates under a Special Use Permit in the Willamette, Deschutes, Siuslaw, Siskiyou, and Umpqua National Forests. Family Sunset Raf t ♥ Ages 8 & up Paddle raft down the scenic Willamette River from Island Park to the River House and enjoy the golden hour as the sun sets on the horizon. Your feet will get wet so wear appropriate footwear; a billed cap and sunglasses are recommended. Preregistration is required for each family member. Meet at south end of Island Park, 200 West B St., Springfield Shuttle provided back to your car Jul 13 Sa 6-9p $30/person #104311 Jul 27 Sa 6-9p $30/person #104309 16 Family Sailing ♥ Ages 8 & up Join an Outdoor Program sailing instructor for a sail on evening breezes as the sunlight fades. No sailing experience required. Bring a picnic dinner, place settings and drinks in non-breakable containers for a stop for dinner. Pre-registration required for each family member. This is an alcohol-free event. Meet at Richardson Park Marina, Dock B, Fern Ridge Lake Jun 7 F 5-9p $30/person #104367 Jun 14 F 5:30-9:30p $30/person #104369 Jun 21 F 5:30-9:30p $30/person #104368 Jun 28 F 5:30-9:30p $30/person #104370 Jul 5 F 5:30-9:30p $30/person #104371 Jul 6 Sa 5:30-9:30p $30/person #104372 Jul 12 F 5:30-9:30p $30/person #104373 Jul 20 Sa 5:30-9:30p $30/person #104374 Jul 26 F 5-9p $30/person #104375 Aug 2 F 5-9p $30/person #104428 Aug 9 F 5-9p $30/person #104430 Aug 16 F 5-9p $30/person #104432 Aug 30 F 5-8:30p $25/person #104436 Lane County parking fee is $3/day or $30/season Purchase online at www.lanecounty.org Island Park in Springfield through small rapids under the I-5 bridge and the Autzen footbridge and finish at the River House across from Valley River Center. Meet at Campbell Community Center Aug 26 M 10a-4p $33 #105326 Registration starts Apr 18 Fall Creek Reservoir Big Canoe ♥ ➋ Ages 50 & up This nearby reservoir is a favorite paddle for canoeists and kayakers alike due to its tranquility and beautiful setting. Recreation’s 29-foot Spirit of Eugene canoe holds 10 people and is very stable. Everyone works together to paddle it – and have fun! Suitable for a wide range of abilities. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jun 17 M 9a-5p $40 #105307 Registration starts Apr 18 Dorena Lake Big Canoe Trip ♥ ➋ Ages 50 & up Dorena Lake sits in a pretty wooded valley east of Cottage Grove. There are inlets and marshes to explore in the 29 foot canoe Spirit of Eugene. The canoe is very stable and easy to paddle. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jul 29 M 9:30a-4:30p $35 #105308 Registration starts Apr 18 Bicycling Historic Eugene Bike Tour ♥ Ages 50 & up Enjoy this short guided tour of the historic areas surrounding Skinner’s Butte. A helmet, a bike in good repair, and some experience biking in minor traffic required. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jul 11 Th 9:30a-Noon $5 #105312 Canoeing, Kayaking & Rafting Circle icons ➊ indicate activity levels, see next page Campbell McKenzie River Finn Rock Raft Trip ♥ ➋ Ages 50 & up Explore the beautiful McKenzie River from Finn Rock to Ben and Kay Dorris State Park. The scenery is spectacular, the water is crystal clear and the rapids are thrilling. Suitable for active seniors who aren’t afraid to get wet and have fun. Meet at Campbell Community Center Aug 2 F 9a-5:30p $40 #105324 Registration starts Apr 18 Challenge Course Year round events to · Raise awareness of group strengths · Facilitate effective communication · Gain strategies that can be used every day Learn how this resource can inspire your group to achieve their goals. SPENCER BUTTE Ask about a FREE one hour workshop. Contact Robert Brack at the City of Eugene Outdoor Program 541-682-6324 Campbell Willamette River Raft Trip ♥ ➋ Ages 50 & up Eugene has a beautiful river running right through town and this is your chance to enjoy it! Raft from www.eugene-or.gov/challengecourse 17 Waldo Lake Big Canoe Trip ♥ ➋ Ages 50 & up Waldo is a high mountain gem, among the purest lakes in the world and more than four miles long. You’ll enjoy views of Diamond Peak, Waldo Mountain and the nearby peaks. We will take the 29foot Spirit of Eugene canoe, which is very stable and can hold up to 10 people. Bring shoes that can get wet, lunch, water and a jacket. Meet at Campbell Community Center Aug 15 Th 9a-5:30p $40 #105306 Registration starts Apr 18 Green Peter Reservoir Kayak Trip ♥ ➋ Ages 50 & up Enjoy the rugged beauty of this lake near Sweet Home from the comfort of your kayak. It’s numerous coves and stunning views of the Cascades makes it a favorite for paddlers. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jun 24 M 9a-5:30p $40 #105301 Registration starts Apr 18 Try Flatwater Kayaking ➋ ♥ Ages 50 & up Try a recreational kayak and discover a new passion. Kayaks are fun and easy to paddle. Recreation’s excellent guides will furnish basic paddling lessons and safety support during the day on the water. Boats, paddles, and lifejackets provided. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jun 14 F 10a-5p $30 #105300 Registration starts Apr 18 Moving Water Safety for Recreational Kayaks ➋ ♥ Ages 50 & up Learn how to safely paddle your flatwater kayak in moving water (up to Class 2 rapids). Learn ferrying, eddy turns, peel outs and rescues. Wet suits are recommended for on-the-water session. Boats, life jackets, and paddles provided. For more information call Tom at 541-682-6393. Pretrip Jul 2 Tu 5:30-6:30p at Campbell Center Trips Jul 8 M 10a-5p Jul 10 W 10a-5p $60 #105299 Registration starts Apr 18 TRIP POLICIES Fees include van transportation, leadership and insurance, unless noted otherwise. Meals and admission to venues are not included in the fee unless noted otherwise in the description. Every attempt is made to follow the itinerary; if circumstances beyond our control do not allow that to happen, no refunds will be given. If needed, please request a lift-assisted van at the time of registration. Willamette River Flatwater Kayak ♥ ➋ Ages 50 & up Paddle a beautiful section of the Willamette River near Corvallis. See herons, osprey, and maybe otters and eagles. This section is mostly flat, with one notable set of waves at the end. Moving Water Safety class is recommended before doing this paddle. Questions? Call Tom at 541-682-6393. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jul 31 W 9a-5:30p $40 #105302 Registration starts Apr 18 ACTIVITY LEVEL RATINGS Level ➊ Little walking. OK for those with walkers, wheelchairs or walking difficulties. Level ➋ Moderate walking. Similar to that at a shopping center or large museum. Level ➌ Walking of 1-2 miles (1 to 1.5 hours), as on a walking tour of gardens or the zoo. May be steps or hills. Level ➍ Walking of 3-6 miles on moderate trails. May be rough, hilly or at higher altitude. Access to medical help may be limited. Level ➎ Long hikes of 5+ miles. May be very rough, hilly or high altitude. Access to medical help may be limited. Consult your physician before participating in any trips/activities to be sure they are appropriate for you. Weather and/or trail conditions may change unpredictably. These levels are approximations only; your experience may vary. Crescent Lake Kayak Trip ♥ ➋ Ages 50 & up This lake sits high on the east side of Willamette Pass with great mountain views and pretty beaches. For beginners or experienced paddlers. Meet at Campbell Community Center Aug 14 W 9a-5:30p $40 #105303 Registration starts Apr 18 Waldo Lake Kayak ♥ ➋ Ages 50 & up Waldo Lake is one of the purest lakes in the world. It sits high above Willamette pass. We will explore the southern shore and coves with views of Diamond Peak and Waldo Mountain. Meet at Campbell Community Center Aug 21 W 9a-5:30p $40 #105304 Registration starts Apr 18 18 ing the abundant wildlife, we’ll stop for a treat in Florence. A variety of distances available. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jun 10 M 9a-5:30p $40 #105313 Registration starts Apr 18 Horse Rock Hike ♥ ➍ Ages 50 & up Walk through a Douglas fir forest for a mile, then emerge into stunning meadows with views of wildflowers south to the McKenzie River Valley. The hike ends at a small cave next to a Federal Research Natural Area. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jun 21 F 9:30a-4:30p $35 #105314 Registration starts Apr 18 Plein Air Sunset Float ♥ Ages 14 & up “Paint in open air” along the beautiful Willamette River. Find the perfect landscape for your inspiration. Some art supplies available for loan. Wear footwear that can get wet; a billed cap and sunglasses are recommended. Enter your painting in the Create! Eugene competition/event; see www.eugene-or.gov/summerinthecity. Meet at West D St. Greenway put-in, off Aspen St., Springfield Shuttle provided back to your car Aug 18 Su 5-9p $25 #105043 Also see Plein Air Oil Painting, page 47, and Summer in the City, page 25 Alsea Falls Hike ♥ ➌/➍ Ages 50 & up In the cool Coast Range forests these shaded areas offer a tempting summer destination. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jul 2 Tu 9a-5:30p $40 #105315 Registration starts Apr 18 Devil’s Punchbowl & Beverly Beach Hike ♥ ➌/➍ Ages 50 & up Escape the July heat and hike at one of the most beautiful locations on the Oregon Coast. You will first take a short hike to see the Devil’s Punchbowl, then those wanting more can hike to Beverly Beach. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jul 22 M 9a-5:30p $40 #105321 Registration starts Apr 18 Whitewater Kayak ♥ Ages 18 & up This comprehensive class includes classroom and flatwater time combined with two river days, on the Willamette and McKenzie. Practice paddling skills, reading water, running rapids, whitewater safety and river knowledge. All equipment provided. Bring a swimsuit and warm pile top to the first night session – you’ll be in the water. Meet at River House Community Center Level I Classes Jul 23, 25 TuTh 6-10p On the river Jul 27 Sa 10-3p Jul 28 Su 9a-5p $275 #104302 Level I Classes Aug 6, 8 TuTh 5-9p On the river Aug 10 Sa 10-3p Aug 11 Su 9a-5p $275 #104303 Level II Classes Sep 3, 5 TuTh 4-8p On the river Sep 7, 14 Sa 9a-5p $275 #104304 Horse Pasture Mountain Hike ♥ ➍ Ages 50 & up Enjoy a moderately easy hike through wildflower meadows to this panoramic former fire lookout site. You will be rewarded for your climb at the top with stunning views of the High Cascades. Meet at Campbell Community Center Aug 9 F 9a-5:30p $40 #105322 Registration starts Apr 18 Oneonta Gorge Hike ♥ ➍ Ages 50 & up This slot canyon next to Multnomah Falls is one of the most magical places in Oregon. A 2.7-mile loop guides you past several stunning waterfalls with great photographic value. Meet at Campbell Community Center Aug 27 Tu 9a-6p $40 #105323 Registration starts Apr 18 Hiking Sutton Creek Hike ♥ ➌/➍ Ages 50 & up Follow this beautiful creek to the ocean and Baker Beach. After enjoying the sea air and watch- 19 ADVERTISEMENT All-InclusIve vAcAtIon PAckAges for trAvelers Ages sIxteen And older wIth IntellectuAl And develoPmentAl dIsAbIlItIes Call 541.686.1013 today for a free brochure featuring all of our upcoming vacations or visit our website at www.tripsinc.com. Sign up now with Trips Inc., an award-winning Eugene business 20 Time for a Vacation! Nature deficit disorder & how to cure it This condition occurs when young people spend too much time in front of screens and not enough time outdoors. Aimee Goglia developed the Full Moon Rising program to address the issue. “I wanted to ensure that in addition to learning about technology, young people also spend time in nature,” she says. The Full Moon Rising program is presented to first and second graders during the school day over five weeks. The last day is a daylong field trip that corresponds to the curriculum. When the topic is forest ecology, they go tree climbing. For winter survival, they go to the snow. For the water cycle curriculum, they go swimming or rafting. Recreation Director Craig Smith says FMR exemplifies the division’s motto: “Building bodies and brains while having fun and playing games.” All five senses are used in the learning process, reinforcing the development of new learning. District 4J After School Coordinator Sharon Tabor says Full Moon Rising offers a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) experience, giving the students real, hands-on experiences in the outdoors. See the Youth & Family, Outdoor and Camps sections of this Recreation Guide for opportunities to get kids outside. To see a video on Full Moon Rising, go to www.eugene-or.gov/rec and click on the YouTube icon. Rock Climbing Rock Climbing: Crack Climbing Class ♥ Ages 16 & up Learn crack climbing techniques at the Skinner Butte Columns. Topics and techniques covered include hand and foot jamming, body positioning, efficiency, route reading, and other crack climbing specifics. Participants must be competent belayers, familiar with the basics of rock climbing. Pretrip Jul 23 Tu 6-7p at the River House Trip Jul 28 Su 9a-Noon $25 #105010 at the columns in Skinner Butte Park, 2nd & Lincoln Rock Climbing: Community Climb Time at the Columns ♥ Ages 8 &up It’s summertime, the rain has stopped and the rocks are dry! Join staff from the River House Outdoor Program for a day of rock climbing instruction. Fine tune your climbing skills on Eugene’s local basalt columns. Everyone is welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult. Equipment is provided. Drop-in only. Meet at the columns in Skinner Butte Park, 2nd & Lincoln Jun 22 Sa 9-11a $10 Jun 29 Sa 9-11a $10 Jul 20 Sa 9-11a $10 Jul 27 Sa 9-11a $10 Aug 24 Sa 9-11a $10 Aug 31 Sa 9-11a $10 Rock Climbing, Intro to Climbing at Smith Rock ♥ Ages 14 & up Join the City of Eugene River House Outdoor Program and Willamalane Recreation District for a day of rock climbing instruction. First-time climbers will gain skills, and experienced climbers can fine tune skills in a climber’s paradise. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Equipment provided. Mandatory pre-trip meeting. Transportation not provided. To register, call 541-7364544. Pretrip Jul 11 Th 7-9 p at Willamalane Center, 250 S. 32nd St., Springfield Trip Jul 13 Sa 9-5 p meet at Smith Rock State Park in Central Oregon, 140 miles E of Eugene $115 Ropes Challenge Course, Team Building Grandparent/Grandchild Challenge Course ♥ ➌/➍ Ages 8 & up Have an adventure with your grandchild at the Spencer Butte Challenge Course! Climb trees, walk across cables, and swing through the air! Explore your strengths and limits; build trust and confidence in each other. Your physical and emotional safety is our highest priority. Everyone can participate. Each participant must register. Spencer Butte Ropes Challenge Course Jul 30 Tu 10a-3:30p $30 #105310 21 Mother’s Day/Father’s Day Family Challenge Course ♥ Ages 9 & up Join Mom and/or Dad on an adventure to the Spencer Butte Challenge Course on their special day! Climb up trees, walk across cables, and swing through the air! Build trust and confidence in each other as you explore your own strengths and limits. Physical and emotional safety is our highest priority. All family members welcome. Each person must register. Spencer Butte Ropes Challenge Course May 12 Su 10:30a-3:30p $20 #102910 Jun 16 Su 10:30a-3:30p $20 #102914 Classroom Jul 2 On the water Jul 6, 7, 13,14 Classroom Jul 2 On the water Jul 8, 10 Jul 13, 14 Tu 6-9p SaSu 2-7:30p #104452 Tu 6-9p MW 5:30-9p SaSu 2-7:30p #104460 Classroom Jul 22 M 6-9p On the water Jul 24, 25, 29, 31, Aug 1 MWTh 5-8:30p #104461 Classroom Jul 30 On the water Aug 3, 4, 10, 11 Tu 6-9p SaSu 2-7:30p #104455 Classroom Aug 12 M 6-9p On the water Aug 14, 15, 19, 21, 22 MWTh 5-8:30p #104457 Classroom Aug 13 Tu 6-9p On the water Aug 17, 18, 24, 25 SaSu 2-7:30p #104456 Classroom Aug 27 Tu 6-9p On the water Aug 31, Sep 1, 7, 8 SaSu 2-7:30p #104451 Classroom Sep 10 Tu 6-9p On the water Sep 14, 15, 21, 22 SaSu 2-7:30p #104462 Cost is $295; includes ASA Basic Keelboat text & test ASA membership $39 additional Sailing For family sailing see page 17. For youth sailing camps see pages 86-87. Note: Parking for sailing classes at Fern Ridge Lake requires a Lane County parking fee of $3/day or $30/season; purchase online at www.lanecounty.org Campbell Fern Ridge Evening Sail ♥ ➋ Ages 50 & up Ride the wings of a sailboat with an experienced captain. Set sail as the sun goes down, the moon rises, and the breeze picks up. Transportation from Campbell Center; if you wish to meet there, call 541-682-5318. Bring a sack dinner, clothes that can get damp and a wind breaker. Meet at Campbell Community Center Aug 17 Sa 4:30-9:30p $40 #105160 Registration starts Apr 18 Sailing, Basic Coastal Cruising ♥ Ages 16 & up ASA certification class 103. Prerequisite: Sailing Level I or equivalent. Learn about charts, boat systems, electronics and boat skills needed to sail in coastal waters. Excellent preparation for charters. Classroom sessions meet at the River House On the water sessions meet at Richardson Park Marina, Dock B, Fern Ridge Lake On the water Jun 7, 21 F 4-9p Classroom Jun 8, 22 Sa 10a-Noon On the water Jun 8, 22 Sa 1-6p On the water Ju1 12, 26 F 4-9p Classroom Jul 13, 27 Sa 10a-Noon On the water Jul 13, 27 Sa 1-6p On the water Aug 9, 23 F 4-9p Classroom Aug 10, 24 Sa 10a-Noon On the water Aug 10, 24 Sa 1-6p On the water Sep 6, 20 F 4-9p Classroom Sep 7, 21 Sa 10a-Noon On the water Sep 7, 21 Sa 1-6p #104439 Sailing Level I ♥ Ages 16 & up ASA certification class 101. Learn to sail through this internationally recognized curriculum. Designed for those with little or no sailing experience. Gain confidence with lots of hands-on practice in terminology, knots, rigging and safe boating skills. For more information call 541-682-5329. Classroom sessions at the River House Community Center On the water sessions at Richardson Park Marina, Dock B, on Fern Ridge Reservoir Classroom May 13 M 6-9p On the water May 15, 16, 20, 22, 23 MWTh 5:30-9p #104454 Classroom May 28 On the water Jun 1, 2, 8, 9 Tu 6-9p SaSu 2-7:30p #104458 #104442 #104440 #104443 Cost is $295; includes ASA Basic Keelboat text & test ASA membership $39 additional Sailing, Practice Nights ♥ Ages 16 & up Have you taken a class and need a little more water time? Practice under the watchful guidance of City of Eugene Outdoor Program staff. Preregistration is required. Proper clothing is required: close-toed shoes, warm layers, warm jacket, hat, sunglasses and water bottle. Classroom Jun 10 M 6-9p On the water Jun 12, 13, 17, 19, 20 MWTh 5:30-9p #104453 Classroom Jun 18 On the water Jun 24, 26 Jun 29, 30 Tu 6-9p MW 5:30-9p SaSu 2-7:30p #104459 22 Meet at Richardson Park Marina, Dock B, Fern Ridge Lake Jul 9 Tu 5:30-9p #104559 Jul 23 Tu 5:30-9p #104561 Aug 13 Tu 5-8:30p #104562 Aug 20 Tu 5-8:30p #104556 Aug 27 Tu 5-8:30p #104560 Sep 3 Tu 5-8:30p #104557 $15 for past sail students, $40 for non-students Past students call 541-682-5329 to register SUMMER CaMPS Outdoor Summer Camps are listed on pages 85-87. Surfing Try Surfing ♥ Ages 13 & up Beginning-intermediate surf instruction covers surfing fundamentals with a strong emphasis on ocean safety. Must be able to swim and tread water. You will be camping at the Oregon coast Friday and Saturday nights at a state park. Women Only Pretrip Jul 16 Tu 7-9p at the River House Trip Jul 19-21 FSaSu $255 #104331 Women Only Pretrip Jul 30 Tu 7-9p at the River House Trip Aug 2-4 FSaSu $255 #104333 Pretrip Aug 6 Tu 7-9p at the River House Trip Aug 9-11 FSaSu $255 #104332 Breakfast & lunch provided; F & Sa dinners at your expense Boards & wetsuits included Sailing, Private Lessons ♥ Ages 16 & up For sailors who want practice time under the guidance of an instructor. Held on the City’s boat or your boat. You set the goals and we help you achieve them. Refine the basics or prep for your ASA Basic Keelboat exam. To arrange dates call 541-682-6323 $40/hour Meet at Richardson Park Marina, Dock B, Fern Ridge Lake Try Sailing ♥ Ages 16 & up Join a City of Eugene Outdoor Program sailing instructor for an introduction to sailing. No sailing experience required. Bring a picnic dinner, place settings and non-alcoholic drinks and enjoy a stop for dinner. Pre-registration is required. Required clothing: closed-toe shoes, no sandals, dress in warm layers. Meet at Richardson Park Marina, Dock B, Fern Ridge Lake Jul 16 Tu 5-8:30p $40 #104564 Aug 6 Tu 5:30-9p $40 #104565 veterans Adventures for disabled veterans are on page 70. Walks First Saturday Park Walks ♥ All ages FREE! Explore the ecology and management of Eugene’s beautiful parks. Naturalists from the City of Eugene River House Outdoor Program will lead these free interpretive walks. Drop-in; no registration required. Paste GPS coordinates into Google Maps to view specific meeting locations Ridgeline Trail – Wild Iris Ridge Meet at the end of Bailey View Dr. Jun 1 Sa 9-11a Free GPS coordinates 44.022709, -123.157039 Clearwater Park in Springfield Take 42nd Street to Jasper Rd. to Clear Water Lane Jul 6 Sa 9-11a Free GPS coordinates 44.025569, -122.956796 West Eugene Wetlands – Willow Creek Nature Preserve Head west on 18th past Bertelsen St.; preserve is on the south side of 18th; park in nearby turn-outs Aug 3 Sa 9-11a Free GPS coordinates 44.038454, -123.167959 Ridgeline Trail – Blanton Ridge Trail Meet at the Blanton Ridge trailhead parking lot just south of the intersection of West 40th Ave. & Blanton Rd. on the east side of Blanton Rd. Sep 7 Sa 9-11a Free GPS coordinates 44.010565, -123.112814 Skateboarding Summer in the City Skateboard Competitions ♥ All ages All ages, all abilities! Food, prizes and music. Youth under 18 must have a parent present to register. Registration is 4-5 pm, competition is 5-8 pm. Helmets required at all times. All proceeds go to support WJ Skatepark + Urban Plaza. Cash prize donated by Northwest Community Credit Union for the 17 & up sponsored category. For more information call 541-682-6321. See page 89. Cal Young Skate Park, 2555 Gilham Rd. Jul 20 Sa 4-8p $5 Willamalane Skate Park, 1276 G St., Springfield Aug 24 Sa 4-8p $5 23 PRESENTED BY THE CITY OF EUGENE PRESENTED BY THE CITY OF EUGENE Downtown Downtown • • Live Live Music Music • • Sunday Sunday Jams: Jams: Dancin’ Dancin’ in in the the Park Park Breakfast at the Bike Bridges Breakfast at the Bike Bridges Eugene Eugene Sizzles! Sizzles! Detailed Detailed info info at at eugene-or.gov/SummerintheCity eugene-or.gov/SummerintheCity and and EugeneAGoGo.com EugeneAGoGo.com Sunday Sunday Jam: Jam: DJ DJ Dance Dance Parties Parties Local Local DJs DJs mix mix up up the the beat beat and and jams jams for for you! you! 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Dates: Dates: Tue Tue 5/14 5/14 and and Fridays Fridays 5/31, 5/31, 6/28, 6/28, 7/26, 7/26, 8/30, 8/30, 9/27, 9/27, 10/24; 10/24; 7:00 – 9:30 a.m. 7:00 – 9:30 a.m. Locations change change monthly, monthly, check check eugene-or.gov/BBB eugene-or.gov/BBB Locations Breakfast Breakfast at at the the Bike Bike Bridges Bridges June June Sat, Sat, 6/1, 6/1, 2:30 2:30 – – 4:00 4:00 p.m. p.m. Petersen Barn Petersen Barn Center, Center, 870 870 Berntzen Berntzen Rd Rd Live Live Music: Music: TBA TBA Sun, Sun, 6/30, 6/30, 6:30 6:30 – – 8:00 8:00 p.m. p.m. Washburne Washburne Park, Park, Agate Agate & & 20th 20th Live Live Music: Music: New New Horizons Horizons Band Band Concert Concert band band arrangements arrangements of of pops, pops, show show tunes tunes & & more. more. Thu, Thu, 7/18, 7/18, 6:30 6:30 – – 8:00 8:00 p.m. p.m. Awbrey Park, Spring Awbrey Park, Spring Creek Creek Dr, Dr, off off River River Rd. Rd. Live Music: Music: The The McG’s McG’s Live Father-daughter Father-daughter duo duo performing performing Celtic Celtic & & more. more. Lively Lively & & fun. fun. Sun, Sun, 7/21, 7/21, 11:30 11:30 a.m. a.m. – – 4:00 4:00 p.m. p.m. In & around Kesey Square In & around Kesey Square Downtown: Downtown: Eugene Eugene Sunday Sunday Streets Streets Walk, bike and roll and Walk, bike and roll and lots lots of of fun fun in in the the closed-to-traffic closed-to-traffic streets streets of of Downtown Downtown Eugene! Eugene! Obstacle Obstacle course course and and art art station station for kids. Watch super-fast bicyclers for kids. Watch super-fast bicyclers & & runners on on closed closed course course in in morning. morning. runners eugenesundaystreets.org eugenesundaystreets.org Sun, Sun, 7/21, 7/21, 6:30 6:30 – – 8:00 8:00 p.m. p.m. Washburne Washburne Park, Park, Agate Agate & & 20th 20th Live Live Music: Music: Eugene Eugene Highlanders Highlanders Pipe Pipe Band Band Scottish piping, drumming Scottish piping, drumming and and dancing. dancing. Thu, Thu, 7/25, 7/25, 6:30 6:30 – – 8:00 8:00 p.m. p.m. Amazon Park Amazon Park Live Music: Music: Son Son Melao Melao Live Hot Hot Salsa Salsa music music & & Salsa Salsa dancers dancers and instructions at and instructions at 6:30. 6:30. Sun, Sun, 7/28, 7/28, 6:30 6:30 – – 8:00 8:00 p.m. p.m. Washburne Park, Agate Washburne Park, Agate & & 20th 20th Live Live Music: Music: Oregon Oregon Tuba Tuba Ensemble Ensemble Familiar Familiar tunes tunes and and classical classical melodies. melodies. Wed, Wed, 7/31, 7/31, 6:00 6:00 – – 8:00 8:00 p.m. p.m. Kesey Square; Willamette Kesey Square; Willamette & & Broadway Broadway Downtown: Superhero Dodgeball Downtown: Superhero Dodgeball Superheroes rule! rule! Be Be the the next next Tourney Tourney Superheroes Champs Champs & & donate donate prize prize $ $ to to your your fave fave charity! charity! Register Register your your team team at: at: eugene-or.gov/summerinthecity eugene-or.gov/summerinthecity August August Sun, Sun, 8/4, 8/4, 6:30 6:30 – – 8:00 8:00 p.m. p.m. Washburne Park, Agate Washburne Park, Agate & & 20th 20th Live Live Music: Music: Springfield Springfield Community Community Band Band Traditional concert Traditional concert band. band. Wed, Wed, 8/7, 8/7, 8:45 8:45 – – 10:00 10:00 p.m. p.m. Kesey Square; Willamette Kesey Square; Willamette & & Broadway Broadway Downtown: HAPPY , co-presented Downtown: HAPPY, co-presented by by Bijou Art Art Cinema Cinema Metro. Metro. Bijou Yes, Yes, a a movie movie about about Happiness! Happiness! 73 minutes. 73 minutes. Sun, Sun, 8/11, 8/11, 6:30 6:30 – – 8:00 8:00 p.m. p.m. Washburne Park, Agate Washburne Park, Agate & & 20th 20th Live Live Music: Music: Calamity Calamity Jazz Jazz Dixieland Dixieland Band Band A A carousel carousel of of music. music. The The fun fun continues... continues... July July Thu, Thu, 7/4, 7/4, 6:30 6:30 – – 8:00 8:00 p.m. p.m. Washburne Park, Washburne Park, Agate Agate & & 20th 20th Live Live Music: Music: Eugene Eugene Symphonic Symphonic Band Band Traditional Traditional concert concert band. band. Sun, Sun, 7/7, 7/7, 6:30 6:30 – – 8:00 8:00 p.m. p.m. Washburne Park, Washburne Park, Agate Agate & & 20th 20th Live Music: Live Music: Joe Manis/Tyler Manis/Tyler Abbott Abbott Duo Duo Joe Saxophone, Saxophone, guitar guitar & & tasty tasty jazz jazz standards standards & & originals. originals. Sun, Sun, 7/14, 7/14, 6:30 6:30 – – 8:00 8:00 p.m. p.m. Washburne Park, Agate Washburne Park, Agate & & 20th 20th Live Live Music: Music: Asculta! Asculta! Woodwind Woodwind Quintet Quintet From From Latin Latin Heat Heat to to German German Cool. Cool. All All events events are are Family-friendly and Free! 24 11th 12th Annual This year’s theme: “Big Barn Theory” Saturday, June 1 12 - 6 pm Petersen Barn Community Center 870 Berntzen Road For more information or to volunteer, call 541-682-5521 FREE ADMISSION TO EVENT Carnival (25¢ tickets) Wed, 8/14, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. East Park Blocks, 8th & Oak Downtown: Sidewalk to Catwalk Fashion and lights! Vending and fun start at 5:30 p.m. Thu, 8/15, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Charnel Mulligan Park, 17th Ave. & Charnelton St. Live Music: Get Your Chops Back! You used to play? Bring your instrument & play with us. Check eugene-or.gov/summerinthecity for music. Sponsored by Pacific Winds Music and EugeneAGoGo.com Sun, 8/18, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Washburne Park, Agate & 20th Live Music: Junction City Polka Band Grab a partner and dance the polka. Wednesday, 8/21, 2013, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Kesey Square, Broadway & Willamette Downtown: Art Alfresco & Plein Air Show Enjoy plein air created the same day for competition. Watch artists. Enjoy live music and wine. Kids art station. In conjunction with Create! Eugene www.createeugene.com Sun, 8/25, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Washburne Park, Agate & 20th Live Music: Oregon Brass Society Traditional British brass band. September Sun, 9/1, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Washburne Park, Agate & 20th Live Music: One More Time Marching Band Fun, local-area marching band. Sponsor for Live Music in Washburne and Charnel Mulligan Parks Media sponsors Downtown events supported by: Sound: Waddell Sound Stage: EYEBEAM Event Services 25 Work in Recreation and Share the Fun! Now recruiting enthusiastic, positive and vital people to join our team. Ask for information at any City community center or pool. Recreation jobs include: lifeguards & aquatics staff; recreation & adaptive program staff; building coordinators; athletics/activity supervisors; outdoor/environmental instructors; water & land fitness instructors. www.eugene-or.gov/jobs 26 Aquatics The Aquatics Program provides safe, healthy, enjoyable recreation and wellness opportunities for all ages. Eugene’s community pools offer: • Lap swimming • Swim lessons for all ages • Recreational swimming • Water and land-based fitness classes (see pages 31 & 40) • Fully equipped fitness centers • Training and certifications • Competitive swimming and water polo • Kayak pool sessions • Special events • Pool rentals for parties For information on how to register, see page 92. For facility locations and contact information, see pages 6-7. Find us on the web: www.eugene-or.gov/Aquatics Like us on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/AmazonPool www.Facebook.com/EchoHollowPool www.Facebook.com/SheldonPool 10 Visit Pass: Good for 10 visits. Purchase at any facility. Purchase 12 passes and get one free! 30 Day Pass: Good for 30 consecutive days from date of purchase. Gives you access to all recreation swims, spas, parent/child swims, lap swims, fitness classes & fitness centers. Purchase 12 passes and get one free! Summer Season Pass (May 20 to Labor Day): Good for recreation swims, parent/child swims, lap swims, spas, fitness centers. Not good for fitness classes. One set price, not prorated. Amazon Pool Seasonal Lap Swim Pass: Unlimited lap swims through closing in October. Valid only at Amazon Pool; not valid for other programs or pools. Adults only, not prorated. Cost is $170. Admission Policies: All admissions include access to lap swims, recreation swims, spas, and fitness centers, as available. Some age restrictions apply. Children age two and under are admitted free with a paid adult. Fitness classes may be attended on a drop-in basis as space permits; preregistration is recommended for all fitness classes. Family passes do not include fitness classes. Swim Diapers Policy: City of Eugene swim facilities require reusable swim diapers that are elastic fitting around the legs and waist for non-toilet trained individuals. No disposable swim diapers in the water. Single Visit 10 Visit Pass 30 Day Pass Summer Season Pass Single Visit 10 Visit Pass 30 Day Pass Summer Season Pass $3.25 $3.75 $7.50 $5.00 $26 $32 $63 $38 $31 $56 $41 $68 $75 $115 $41 amazon fees Opens for lap swim only May 20 Full schedule begins Jun 17 Amazon passes are valid at all pools Youth (ages 3-17) $4.25 $34 $41 $74 Adult (ages 18 & up) $4.75 $40 $51 $87 Family* $10.00 $85 $102 $160 Adult Fitness Classes $5.00 $38 $51 Seasonal Lap Swim Pass: $170 (see right) echo hollow & SHELDON fees Passes not valid at Amazon Pool Youth (ages 3-17) Adult (ages 18 & up) Family* Adult Fitness Classes Some age limits apply. Passes not valid for special events. *Additional charges for more than 5 people. Not valid for fitness classes. 27 Hours & Program Information For hours prior to June 17, see the Winter/Spring Rec Guide or go to www.eugene-or.gov/aquatics. Lap Swims ♥ No matter what your level is, there is a lane for you. Lap lanes are available for slow, medium and fast swimmers! Children age 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Amazon Pool May 20-Jun 13* – Long Course M-F 5:30a-8:30a 5:30p-7:30p M-Su 11a-2p *Please see Closures/Modified Schedules on next page Jun 17-Aug 18 Long Course M-F 5:30-9a (lanes vary) Sa 7a-1:30p Su Noon-1:30p Short Course MW 10:50-8:30p TuTh 10:50-7:30p F 10:50-6:15p SaSu 2-5p Echo Hollow Pool, Jun 17-Sep 1 Inside Pool Outside Pool M-F 5:30-8:30a M-F 5:30-8:30a 11:30a-1p 11:30-1p MW 1-3:30p TuTh 5-7p M-Th 7-8:30p F 3:45-7p F 3-5p Su 11a-1p 6:30-8:30p Su 11a-3p Sheldon Pool, Jun 17-Aug 24 MWF 5:30-6:30a 5:15-6:15p M-F 7:30-8:30a 11:30a-1:30p TuTh 7:35-8:30p Sa 9a-2p Fitness Centers ♥ City of Eugene Fitness Centers offer cardio vascular equipment including treadmills and elliptical trainers, as well as weight equipment designed to work specific muscle groups. Use of the Fitness Centers requires an orientation for first time users, and a signed consent form on file. Open to adults age 18 or older. • Youth age 16 to 17 must have a guardian-signed consent form on file. • Youth age 13 to 15 must have a guardian-signed consent form on file and an adult present. • Youth age 12 and younger are not permitted to use the Fitness Centers. Echo Hollow Pool, Jun 17-Sep 1 M-F 5:30a-8:30p Su 11a-3p Sheldon Pool, Jun 17-Aug 24 MWF 5:30a-8:30p TuTh 6:30a-8:30p Sa 9a-2p Aug 19-Sep 1 – Short Course MW 5:30a-8:30p TuTh 5:30a-7:30p F 5:30a-6:15p Sa 10:30a-5p Su Noon-5p Rent A Pool Spa Hours • Birthdays • Sport teams • Company parties • Reunions, etc. Echo Hollow & Sheldon Pools: $95/hour Amazon Pool: $190/hr ½ pool, $315/hr full pool (Amazon rental dates are June 17-September 2) Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks before the rental date Cosmic Swims & Dive-In Movies also available! Please call for information/reservation: Amazon Pool, 541-682-5350 Echo Hollow Pool, 541-682-5525 Sheldon Pool, 541-682-5314 Amazon Pool May 23-Jun 13, same as Lap Swim hours Jun 17-Sep 5 MW 5:30a-8:30p TuTh 5:30a-7:30p F 5:30a-6:15p Sa 9a-5p Su Noon-5p Echo Hollow Pool, Jun 17-Sep 1 M-F 5:30a-8:30p Su 11a-3p 28 Recreation Swims ♥ Play/swim times open to all ages. Children under 48” must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older (one adult per child), or be able to pass a swim test. Amazon Pool, Jun 17-Sep 2 M-Su 2-5p MW 6:30-8:30p Echo Hollow Pool, Jun 17-Sep 1 Outside Pool M-F 1:10-3:40p 7-8:30p Su 1:15-3p Sheldon Pool, Jun 17-Aug 24 M-F 1:40-3:40p MW 7:35-8:30p F 7:30-8:30p Sa Noon-2p Closures/Modified Schedules Amazon Pool May 27 Jun 1-2 Jun 8-9 Jun 10 Jun 14-16 Jun 17 Jun 21 Jul 4 Jul 5-7 Jul 14 Aug 4 Sep 2 Echo Hollow Pool May 27 Jun 21 Jul 4 Sep 2-29 Holiday schedule: Lap Swim 11a-2p WebFoot Tournament – Short Course ECWP Tournament – Short Course No mid-day Lap Swim (closed 10a-3p) Closed for Mike Morris swim meet Summer season hours begin Free Recreation Swim 2-6p Holiday schedule: Lap Swim Noon-5p, Rec Swim 2-5p No swim lessons Closed for TEAM swim meet Youth Tri in the morning, Lap Swim starts at Noon For information call 541-844-1332 Blackberry bRamble Carnival Noon-5p Holiday schedule: Lap Swim Noon-5p, Rec Swim 2-5p Closed for holiday Free Recreation Swim 1:10-3:40p Closed for holiday Closed for annual maintenance Parent/Child Swims A great time for parents and young children to enjoy the water together. Children must be accompanied by an adult (age 18+) in the water at all times. Amazon Pool, Jun 17-Sep 1 Mutli-Use Pool M-F 11:30a-1p M-Th 5:30-6:30p ADVERTISEMENT Sheldon Pool May 27 Closed for holiday Jun 21 Free Rec Swim 1:40-3:40p Jul 4 Closed for holiday Aug 25-Sep 8 Closed for maintenance ADVERTISEMENT Ready to schedule a tryout? Contact: Head Coach Gina Dhom www.emeraldaquatics.com email@example.com Dive in and take the plunge! USAS & USMS Club Practices at Echo Hollow & Amazon Pools 541-513-5299 29 Special Events School ’s Out f or Summer ♥ All ages School is over until September, come and have fun at the first recreation swim of the season. Echo Hollow Pool Jun 14 F 1:10-3:40p Youth $3.25, Adult $3.75, Family $7.50 Summer Kick Off Free Swim ♥ All ages Join in the fun of a free recreational swim. Amazon Pool Jun 21 F 2-6p Free Echo Hollow Pool Jun 21 F 1:10-3:40p Free Sheldon Pool Jun 21 F 1:40-3:40p Free Summer Block Party All ages 2-for-1 Recreation Swims ♥ All ages While Amazon Pool is closed for a swim meet, keep cool with 2 for the price of 1 Recreation Swims. Echo Hollow Pool Jul 5-7 F-Su 1:10-3:40p Sheldon Pool Jul 5-7 F-Su 1:40-4:30p Enjoy the sunshine with your neighbors at Echo Hollow Pool! Learn about and try the different programs at the pool and around the community, eat lunch, and play with your family in the outdoor pool. Music, games, and prizes! Echo Hollow Pool Jul 26 F 1:10-3:40p $3 per person; passes not accepted Special Interest Kayak Drop-In ♥ Ages 12 & up Echo Hollow Pool Thursdays 8:30-10p $5/session Bring your own equipment; no instruction provided Sponsor a Child to Swim! Birthday Party Package Echo Hollow Pool now offers a birthday party package for your child’s special day. The package includes use of one of our birthday decorated rooms for the entire recreation swim, plus 45 minutes before or after the swim for presents and treats. Includes admission and party favors for 20 people. Call Echo Hollow Pool for details. Echo Hollow Pool By appointment $120 Call 541-682-5525 Non-city residents are assessed a 20% surcharge for registered activities & rentals. This Recreation program seeks donations to provide free swim lessons to children who need it most. A gift of just $38 will give a child a lifelong skill that can: · Save their life · Open up a world of fun in the water. · Encourage a lifelong sport and healthy lifestyle Every child deserves and needs to learn to swim. 100% of your donation goes directly to providing swim lessons to a child. For more information or to donate any amount, call Aquatics Section Manager Rich Fay, 541-682-5525. 30 Water Fitness Water Fitness classes are for ages 16 & up unless noted otherwise Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Ongoing M-F Noon-1p M-Th 5:30-6:30p Aquatic Body Conditioning ♥ This buoyancy-supported, deep water exercise will help you increase muscle strength and tone by using water resistance and equipment. Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Ongoing TuTh 8:45-9:45a Early Bird Fitness ♥ Get up and get your day started in this non-impact, deep water cardio class that uses floatation equipment to provide you with a full body workout while stabilizing your posture. Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Ongoing MWF 6-7a M-F 7-8a Aquatone ♥ Using resistance equipment, tone individual muscle groups, strengthen core muscles and improve balance in shallow water. This moderate level class is excellent for those new to water fitness or recovering strength and flexibility. It’s also good as cross-training alongside faster paced classes. Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Ongoing TuTh 8:30-9:30a Inch by Inch in the Water ♥ This is a water fitness and fat burning program for people working toward weight loss and toning. Work with floatation equipment for core stabilization, flexibility and range of motion in this fun, total body workout. Work at your own pace. Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Ongoing MWF 8:45-9:45a Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Ongoing M-F 8-9a Arthritis Aquatics Exercise ♥ This class can help people with arthritis exercise, reduce pain, and improve flexibility and strength. Taught in shallow water, it’s excellent for general muscle or joint stiffness and/or chronic pain. Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Ongoing TuTh 10-11a Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Ongoing TuTh 11:30a-12:30p Shallow Water Aerobics ♥ This is a low impact water-supported exercise for developing cardiovascular fitness. Toning and abdominal exercises included. Up-beat and simple energetic routines keep you moving. Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Ongoing MWF 10-11a MWF 5:45-6:45p Cardio Challenge ♥ Exercise to your desired intensity in deep water that will provide you with both toning and cardiovascular work. Instructors will lead you through resistance exercises, abdominal work, and help you have fun while staying fit. Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Ongoing M-F 8-9a MWF 9-10a Water Fun Fit ♥ Ages 18 & up See full class description on page 68. Amazon Pool Jul 30-Aug 29 TuTh 9:45-10:45a $70 #105227 Water Fitness Hour ♥ A time to try a variety of aquatic activities: water exercise, lap swim, and leisure swimming. Work out with an instructor, or try your own thing. The fitness center is also open during this time for people interested in a cross-over workout. Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Ongoing MWF 10-11a Deep Water Fitness ♥ Use floatation equipment to stabilize yourself and develop core muscle strength while working all the major muscle groups by using water resistance and equipment. Work at a moderate-to-fast pace to control the intensity level for your needs. Amazon Pool Ongoing M-Th 11a-Noon M-Th 5:30-6:30p Sa 11a-Noon Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Ongoing MWF 6-7a MWF 7:30-8:30a M-Th 5:45-6:45p Water Walking ♥ For a first time water fitness attendee, this class provides the basics and still gives you a great workout. Walk or run in chest-deep water using traveling moves. The use of water resistance and equipment provides a challenging and full body workout. Aerobic level is moderate to fast. Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Ongoing MWF 8:30-9:30a 31 Swim Lessons / Youth Program Junior Aquatics Staff ♥ Ages 12-15 Introductory lifeguard training and Water Instructor Aide. Junior Aquatics Staff assist and train with lifeguards, attend staff meetings, aid learnto-swim instructors, and more. This program is a fun, educational and rewarding way to spend out of school time, and can result in future employment with the City. Must be qualified swimmers. Building endurance level. Amazon Pool Jun 17-Jul 18 M-Th 9a-Noon $90 #104267 Jul 22-Aug 22 M-Th 9a-Noon $90 #104268 Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Jun 17-Jul 18 M-Th 9a-Noon Jul 22-Aug 22 M-Th 9a-Noon Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Jun 17-Jul 18 M-Th 9a-Noon Jul 22-Aug 22 M-Th 9a-Noon Registration begins May 13 at 9a $90 #104910 $90 #104911 $90 #104269 $90 #104270 must be able to swim 25 yards front and back, and underwater 20 feet. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 1:10-1:40p Pre-Competitive Training ♥ Ages 6-14 A swim class focused on the basic strokes used in competition. You’ll learn starts, turns and information to prepare you to enter the exciting world of competitive swimming. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:50-11:20a Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) TuTh 5:50-6:20p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates on page 33; call for prices) M-Th 9:15-10a Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates on page 33; call for prices) MW 5:10-5:40p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 7:05-7:35p Sessions 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 7:05-7:35p Masks, Fins, & Snorkels ♥ Ages 8 & up Enjoy the magic world of underwater exploration! Learn to use a mask, fins, and snorkel while improving your swimming ability. To register you Most Eugene Recreation Facilities are now WiFi “hot spots.” Use your laptop computer* to access free, wireless Internet at: • Amazon Community Center • Amazon Pool (open summer only) • Campbell Community Center • Echo Hollow Pool and Fitness Center • Hilyard Community Center • Petersen Barn Community Center • Sheldon Community Center • Sheldon Pool and Fitness Center • River House Community Center *Built-in WiFi or a WiFi network card needed Springboard Diving ♥ Ages 8 & up Learn the basics of safe springboard diving. You’ll enjoy learning front dives, back dives, and even flips! Pre-requisite: ability to swim 10 yards on both front and back. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th Noon-1p Summer camps Aquatic Summer Camps are listed on page 84. 32 SWIM LESSONS Swim lessons have changed! Following an analysis of several national programs, Aquatics has revamped the expectations and progressions of swim lessons to ensure water safety is the highest priority. Strokes come second to being able to float, bob and tread water. Classes progress based on experiential learning, and are designed to gradually increase skill and proficiency as appropriate for each swimmer’s development. Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices above) M-Th 9:40-10:10a Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices above) TuTh 5:20-5:50p Advanced Parent-Child ♥ Parents and babies work together in the water to develop important basic skills and build a foundation to comfortably participate in pre-school swim lessons. The class covers safety topics, songs, games, floating, kicking, arm strokes, and blowing bubbles. Infants must wear elastic fitting reusable swim diapers; see page 27 for details. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices above) M-Th 10:50-11:20a Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices above) TuTh 5:50-6:20p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices above) M-Th 10:05-10:35a Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices above) TuTh 6:20-6:50p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices above) MW 6:30-7p Session 8 (see dates & prices above) M-Th 6:30-7p SESSIONS FOR ALL SWIM LESSONS Day Sessions Session 1 Jun 17-27 M-Th Session 2 Jul 1-11 Session 3 Jul 15-25 Session 5 Aug 12-22 M-Th M-Th M-Th 2 wks $38 2 wks $33.25 (no class Jul 4) 2 wks $38 2 wks 2 wks $38 $38 Session 4 Jul 29-Aug 8 M-Th Evening Sessions Session 6 Jun 17-Jul 11 MW 4 wks $38 TuTh 4 wks $33.25 (no class Jul 4) Session 7 Jul 15-Aug 8 MW/TuTh 4 wks $38 Session 8 Amazon/Echo Hollow Aug 12-29 Sheldon Aug 12-22 MW/TuTh 3 wks $28.50 M-Th 2 wks $38 Private Lessons Programmed in sessions; see page 37; check online or contact facility for price & availability Register Online! • Fast! No waiting. • Easy! Programs are just a few clicks away. • Timely! 24/7 access. • Convenient! Register from the comfort of your home or oﬃce. • Secure! Your account information remains private and safe. Three easy steps: 1. Go to www.eugene-or.gov/recenroll and “Request an Account”. 2. With your account bar code & pin, log in. 3. Browse “programs/classes” and register! For more information, go to www.eugene-or.gov/recenroll Swim Lessons / Infants Introductory Parent-Child ♥ Parents and babies enjoy the water together. Parents receive safety tips and participate in songs and games to increase their child’s comfort in the water. Infants must wear elastic fitting reusable swim diapers; see page 27 for details. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices above) M-Th Noon-12:30p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices above) MW 5:15-5:45p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices above) M-Th 10:40-11:10a Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices above) TuTh 5:10-5:40p 33 Swim Lessons / Ages 3-5 Starfish ♥ This introductory class teaches students to submerge and safely participate while learning basic body positioning and swimming skills. Children attend lesson independently from parents; parents able to observe child’s lesson from spectator areas. No goggles please. Previously known as Tots and Advanced Tots. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:50-11:20a M-Th 12:35-1:05p M-Th 11:25-11:55a M-Th 1:10-1:40p M-Th Noon-12:30p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:15-5:45p TuTh 5:15-5:45p MW 5:50-6:20p TuTh 5:50-6:20p TuTh 6:25-6:55p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 9:30-10a M-Th 3:50-4:20p M-Th 10:05-10:35a M-Th 4:25-4:55p M-Th 10:40-11:10a Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:10-5:40p TuTh 5:10-5:40p MW 5:45-6:15p TuTh 5:45-6:15p TuTh 6:20-6:50p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 9:40-10:10a M-Th 10:50-11:20a M-Th 10:15-10:45a Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:20-5:50p TuTh 5:20-5:50p MW 5:55-6:25p TuTh 5:55-6:25p MW 6:30-7p Session 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 5:20-5:50p M-Th 6:30-7p M-Th 5:55-6:25p Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:50-11:20a M-Th 12:35-1:05p M-Th 11:25-11:55a M-Th 1:10-1:40p M-Th Noon-12:30p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:15-5:45p TuTh 5:15-5:45p MW 5:50-6:20p TuTh 5:50-6:20p TuTh 6:25-6:55p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 9:30-10a M-Th 3:50-4:20p M-Th 10:05-10:35a M-Th 4:25-4:55p M-Th 10:40-11:10a Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:10-5:40p TuTh 5:10-5:40p MW 5:45a-6:15p TuTh 5:45a-6:15p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 9:40-10:10a M-Th 10:50-11:20a M-Th 10:15-10:45a Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:20-5:50p TuTh 5:20-5:50p MW 5:55-6:25p TuTh 5:50-6:20p MW 6:30-7p MW 7:05-7:35p Session 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 5:20-5:50p M-Th 6:30-7p M-Th 5:55-6:25p M-Th 7:05-7:35p Penguins ♥ Swimmers learn side-breathing and backstroke while increasing their stamina and swimming skills. Swimmers gain a better understanding of body positioning and movement in water and work on important safety skills. Previously known as Advanced Flippers. Prerequisite: Otters. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:50-11:20a M-Th 12:35-1:05p M-Th 11:25-11:55a M-Th 1:10-1:40p M-Th Noon-12:30p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:15-5:45p TuTh 5:15-5:45p TuTh 5:50-6:20p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:05-10:35a M-Th 4:25-4:55p M-Th 10:40-11:10a Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:45-6:15p TuTh 5:10-5:40p TuTh 6:20-6:50p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 9:40-10:10a M-Th 10:15-10:45a Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:55-6:25p TuTh 5:20-5:50p MW 7:05-7:35p Session 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 5:55-6:25p M-Th 7:05-7:35p Otters ♥ Swimmers work on increasing their comfort in the water, becoming independent, and confidently submerging. Skills focus on front kicks, glides, and extended independent floats. No goggles please. Previously known as Flippers. Prerequisite: Starfish. 34 Seals ♥ Swimmers gain confidence and endurance while improving side-breathing, backstroke, and treading water skills. Students work in deeper water and are introduced to diving. Safety topics build on material from previous classes. Previously known as Dolphins. Prerequisite: Penguins. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:50-11:20a M-Th 1:10-1:40p M-Th Noon-12:30p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:50-6:20p TuTh 5:15-5:45p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 9:30-10a M-Th 3:50-4:20p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 6:20-6:50p TuTh 5:45-6:15p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:50-11:20a Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:55-6:25p TuTh 5:20-5:50p Session 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 5:55-6:25p skills. Introduction to putting face in the water; no goggles please. Previously known as Level I. No experience required. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 11:25-11:55a M-Th 1:10-1:40p M-Th Noon-12:30p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:15-5:45p TuTh 5:15-5:45p TuTh 5:50-6:20p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 9:30-10a M-Th 3:50-4:20p M-Th 10:05-10:35a Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:10-5:40p TuTh 5:45-6:15p TuTh 6:20-6:50p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:15-10:45a Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:20-5:50p TuTh 5:50-6:20p MW 6:30-7p Session 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 5:20-5:50p M-Th 6:30-7p Fundamental Skills ♥ Students who are comfortable in the water will learn introductory front and back crawl with continued focus on body position and buoyancy. Previously known as Level II. Prerequisite: Beginner. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:50-11:20a M-Th 12:35-1:05p M-Th Noon-12:30p M-Th 1:10-1:40p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:50-6:20p TuTh 5:15-5:45p TuTh 5:50-6:20p TuTh 6:25-6:55p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 9:30-10a M-Th 3:50-4:20p M-Th 10:05-10:35a M-Th 4:25-4:55p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:10-5:40p TuTh 5:45-6:15p MW 5:45-6:15p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 9:40-10:10a M-Th 10:50-11:20a M-Th 10:15-10:45a Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:20-5:50p TuTh 5:50-6:20p MW 5:55-6:25p MW 6:30-7p Session 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 5:20-5:50p M-Th 6:30-7p M-Th 5:55-6:25p Orcas ♥ Swimmers improve their front crawl and backstroke technique and are introduced to the basics of breaststroke and butterfly. Students comfortable in deep water continue to build confidence and endurance as they progress to swimming lengths and treading water. Previously known as Advanced Dolphins. Prerequisite: Seals. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 11:25-11:55a M-Th 1:10-1:40p M-Th 12:35-12:55p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) TuTh 6:25-6:55p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:05-10:35a M-Th 4:25-4:50p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on ppage 33) MW 6:20-6:50p TuTh 6:20-6:50p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:50-11:20a Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices on page 33) TuTh 5:50-6:20p TuTh 5:50-6:20p Swim Lessons / Ages 6-10 Beginner ♥ Students learn to be comfortable in the water by exploring a variety of body positions and safety 35 Deep Water Confidence ♥ Students with front and back crawl experience will refine their stroke and build endurance. Swimming skills in deep water will be practiced. Advanced body position techniques will also be practiced. Previously known as Level III. Prerequisite: Fundamental Skills. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:50-11:20a M-Th Noon-12:30p M-Th 11:25-11:55a M-Th 12:35-1:05p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:15-5:45p TuTh 5:50-6:20p MW 5:50-6:20p TuTh 6:25-6:55p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 9:30-10a M-Th 3:50-4:20p M-Th 10:40-11:10a Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:45-6:15p TuTh 5:45-6:15p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 9:40-10:10a M-Th 10:15-10:45a Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:20-5:55p TuTh 5:20-5:50p MW 6:30-7p TuTh 5:55-6:25p Session 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 5:20-5:55p M-Th 6:30-7p Advanced Strokes ♥ For the more advanced swimmer. Students able to swim a full length of the pool will refine their strokes and increase their distances. This course creates the ability to continue swimming as a source of lifelong fitness. Previously known as Level V and VI. Prerequisite: Building Endurance. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 11:25-11:55a M-Th 12:35-1:05p M-Th Noon-12:30p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:15-5:45p TuTh 6:25-6:55p MW 5:50-6:20p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:40-11:10a M-Th 3:50-4:20p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 6:20-6:50p TuTh 5:10-5:40p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:50-11:20a Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 6:30-7p TuTh 5:50-6:20p Session 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 6:30-7p Building Endurance ♥ For a more confident swimmer. Students will work on swimming a full length of the pool while perfecting and practicing front crawl, back crawl, breast stroke kick, and more. Previously known as Level IV. Prerequisite: Deep Water Confidence. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:50-11:20a M-Th 1:10-1:40p M-Th 12:35-1:05p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 5:15-5:45p TuTh 5:15-5:45p TuTh 5:50-6:20p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 9:30-10a M-Th 4:25-4:55p M-Th 10:40-11:10a Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 6:20-6:50p TuTh 6:20-6:50p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:15-10:45a M-Th 10:50-11:20a Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 7:05-7:35p TuTh 5:20-5:50p Session 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 7:05-7:35p Swim Lessons / Ages 11-13 Middle School 1 ♥ This class will introduce and teach front and back crawl with an emphasis on correct body position. No experience necessary. Age 6-10 classes may also be taken if these times do not work. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 10:50-11:35a Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 3:50-4:20p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) TuTh 5:45-6:15p 36 Middle School 2 ♥ Building on skills from Middle School 1, this class expands towards swimming lengths of the pool while maintaining proper body positioning. Breaststroke and sidestroke are introduced as well. Age 6-10 classes may also be taken if these times do not work. Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 11:40a-12:25p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 4:25-4:55p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) TuTh 5:10-5:45p Swim Lessons / Private Swim Lessons / Ages 14 & up Private/Semi-Private Lessons ♥ Ages 3-adult Private lessons provide one-on-one experience to give swimmers individual attention. For semiprivate lessons, please contact lesson staff. Call facility for prices & availability Amazon Pool Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates on page 33) MW or TuTh 10:50-11:20a 11:25-11:55a Noon-12:30p 12:35-1:05p 1:10-1:40p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates on page 33) M or W 5:50-6:20p Tu or Th 5:15-5:45p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates on page 33) MW or TuTh 10:05-10:35a 10:40-11:10a 4:25-4:55p Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates on page 33) M, Tu, W, or Th 5:10-5:40p 5:45-6:15p 6:20-6:50p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (see dates on page 33) MW or TuTh 9:40-10:10a 10:50-11:20a Sessions 6, 7 (see dates on page 33) M, Tu, W, or Th 5:20-5:50p Tu or Th 5:50-6:20p M or W 5:55-6:25p 6:30-7p 7:05-7:35p Sessions 8 (see dates on page 33) MW or TuTh 5:20-5:50p MW or TuTh 5:55-6:25p MW or TuTh 6:30-7p MW or TuTh 7:05-7:35p Introductory Teen/Adult ♥ A gentle introduction for those of us who have either never been in a pool, are uncomfortable in the water, or never learned to swim. This class will provide a safe and welcoming environment with a qualified instructor who will help the participant set and achieve their new goals. Amazon Pool Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) TuTh 6:30-7:15p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 6:20-7:05p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 6, 7 (see dates & prices on page 33) MW 7:05-7:50p Sessions 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) M-Th 7:05-7:50p Advanced Teen/Adult ♥ Swimmers work with an experienced instructor to improve technique and develop stamina. Students work on freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke, and have the option of working on butterfly and sidestroke. Swim etiquette, workout writing, and equipment are covered topics. Amazon Pool Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) TuTh 6:30-7:15p Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Sessions 6, 7, 8 (see dates & prices on page 33) TuTh 6:20-7:05p 37 Athletics /Adult Leagues The Athletics Program offers recreational and competitive sports leagues for adults, and coordinates the use of the City’s athletic facilities. The program’s mission is to promote active lifestyles and encourage physical fitness, mental well-being, and social interaction, in the belief that well-balanced, healthy people contribute to a productive and healthy community. Registration for all activities is through the Athletics office at Amazon Community Center, 2700 Hilyard St., 541-682-5409. Find us on the web: www.eugene-or.gov/Athletics Athletics Web Page The Athletics program web page has all of the latest schedules, scores, standings and registration materials for current leagues and more, at www. eugene-or.gov/athletics. Softball Field Reservation A limited number of City softball fields are available for rental. Reservations are accepted on a biweekly basis beginning May 20. All reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Player Referral List Individuals interested in getting involved with a team in one of the many leagues are invited to place their name on the player referral list, which is available to team managers. Please call the Athletics staff or visit the Athletics Program office. Outdoor Sports Field Rentals Contact the Athletics staff to use one of the City’s outdoor sports fields and the nine joint school district /City of Eugene artificial turf fields. In-Line Hockey Rink The City of Eugene’s outdoor rink is open for dropin play or for rental during regular park hours beginning June 1. The in-line/floor hockey rink is 120’ x 55’, with a Sportcourt multi-use playing surface, Gameplex 42” dasherboards, night lighting and spectator seating. It is at 24th and Amazon Parkway at the Amazon Park tennis courts. All of the adult sports leagues are looking for new officials. No experience necessary. Contact the Athletics office or: Basketball: Tony Fajardo, 541-689-8480 Soccer: John Hoffman, 541-953-5156 Softball: Ray Cunningham, 541-998-3220 Volleyball: Kathy Ipock, 541-510-0112 You Make the Calls! Like Sports? Want to Earn Extra $$? ATHLETIC LEAGUEs SCHEDULE Registration is conducted at the Athletics Office (address above). Registration is by team only, unless noted otherwise. Sport Men’s(M), Women’s (W), Coed (C) Registration Dates Game/Match Days Games Length of Begin Season Summer Sand Volleyball C, W May 7-10 Mon-Thu Mon, Jun 17 7 weeks Summer Outdoor Soccer* C May 14-17 Tue, Wed, Thu Tue, Jun 11 8 weeks Summer Basketball M May 14-17 Tue, Wed Tue, Jun 18 7 weeks Summer Ultimate** C Jun 1-21 Tue Tue, Jul 2 6 weeks Fall Softball M, W, C Jul 23-26 Mon-Thu Mon, Aug 26 5 weeks Fall Outdoor Soccer M, W, C Aug 6-9 Sun-Wed Tue, Sep 3 8/9 weeks Fall Ultimate C Aug 13-16 Sun & Wed Sun, Sep 8 8 weeks Fall Volleyball W, C Aug 20-23 Sun & Tue Sun, Sep 22 10 weeks * Registration is open to both individuals and teams. **Registration is by individual only, no team registration. 38 Disc golf fascination becomes career Walking through Westmoreland Park one day, 10-year-old Andy Rich saw someone playing disc golf for the first time and he was hooked. By the time he was 16, he was the Oregon Disc Golf Champion. Rich is taking his love of this fastest growing sport in the world to another level; he’s the manager of Eugene’s newest disc golf course in Alton Baker Park. Officially opened on April 1, the 18-hole Alton Baker Disc Golf Course is the first new one in Eugene since the Westmoreland course opened in 1988. Unlike Westmoreland, which is free, there will be a $3 daily fee to play on the Alton Baker Course. Course memberships for $40-$60 will allow open play for a year and offer other benefits. The course was intentionally designed in the underused and overgrown areas of the park, and stresses the safety of other park users. As part of his management contract, Rich has taken over the City’s responsibilities for mowing and maintenance of the course’s 14 acres and he will also pay the City a monthly fee. Having started playing at a young age himself, Rich says he’s seen kids as young as five playing the sport, and definitely encourages youth in middle and high school to play. The Alton Baker Course will also feature a pro shop, a snack bar and food cart. Later this summer, Rich says players will be able to call or go online to reserve tee times. For more information, please go to www.eugenediscgolf.com. Your hometown course.... a comfortable, casual setting. Come give it a try... Under new t! en managem www.gol aurelwood.com 2700 Columbia St., Eugene, OR 97403 • 541-484-GOLF Book your tee-time on-line! Cask Course Corporation is here to serve the community 39 Adult Health & Fitness The Adult Program offers recreational programs and services that: • Promote and maintain health and well being • Enhance quality of life • Strengthen support networks • Assist individuals to remain active, productive and independent Registration is required for Adult Classes that have specific dates. Registration is highly recommended for “ongoing” fitness classes. “Ongoing” classes may be attended on a drop-in basis, but class size is limited. Any class may be cancelled if there are too few registrants. For information on how to register, see page 92. For facility locations and contact information, see pages 6-7. Find us on the web: www.eugene-or.gov/RecAdults Water fitness Water Fitness classes are in Aquatics, page 31. Exercise & Movement ♥ Ages 50 & up Designed for individuals who wish to stretch, work on balance, and tone and strengthen muscles. This is a medium intensity class and is appropriate for pre-diabetic, diabetic and diet programs. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Willa Reich Jun 24-Aug 26 M 10:30-11:30a $29 #104376 Jul 5-Sep 6 F 10-11a $20 #104379 No class Jul 19, Aug 16 Land Fitness Bike Riding for Fun & Fitness ♥ Ages 18 & up FREE! Bike riders depart rain or shine from Campbell Center for in-town rides. Helmets required; weekly attendance is not. Rides vary in length and time depending on ability. Meet at Campbell Community Center Ongoing W 9:30a Free Fitness For All ♥ Ages 16 & up Dryland Arthritis ♥ Ages 16 & up This class is designed specifically for people with arthritis. Use gentle movement to increase fexibility and maintain muscle strength. Also helps reduce stiffness and pain. All are welcome. Echo Hollow Pool & Center Ongoing MWF 11:15a-12:15p For prices see page 27 See full class description on page 67. Hilyard Community Center Jul 1-Sep 9 MW 4:30-5:30p $70 #105221 No class Sep 2 Level 1 Strength Training f or People with MS ♥ Ages 22 & up See full class description on page 67. Hilyard Community Center Jul 2-Sep 17 Tu 10:30-11:30a $60 #105240 40 Level 2 Strength Training f or People with MS ♥ Ages 22 & up See full class description on page 68. Hilyard Community Center Jul 11-Sep 26 Th 10:30-11:30a $60 #105248 Pilates ♥ Ages 16 & up Beginning and continuing level mat classes introduce the fundamentals and some of the basic floor exercises of Pilates. Focus on breathing, identifying the core of support for exercises, and pelvis stabilization. Learn proper body alignment and breathing in addition to improving core strength, flexibility, and coordination. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Judith Schlacter Jun 18-Aug 6 Tu 5:30-6:30p $40 #104851 Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Tracy Haggerty Ongoing TuTh 6:45-7:45a $24/month Sheldon Community Center Ongoing MWF 8-9a $32/month Slow & Easy Fitness ♥ Ages 45 & up Increase your flexibility and tone muscles, feel more energetic and have a good time. This lowintensity course is for the first-time exerciser or participant recovering from an injury. Instructor will work with you to meet individual needs. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Byron Hanks Jun 24-Jul 26 MWF 9-10a $42 #104339 Jul 29-Aug 30 MWF 9-10a $52 #104335 Drop-in participation welcome, $4/class No class Jul 5, 10, 12 Walk With Us ♥ Ages 50 & up FREE! Walk to better health on Thursday mornings. Meet in the front lobby for a walk around the neighborhood. Drop in; registration not required. Meet at Petersen Barn Community Center Ongoing Th 9:30-10:30a Free Strong Bones, Strong Body ♥ Ages 18 & up Defeat the loss of bone density! Research shows you can strengthen bones, improve balance, and increase your strength and energy. Every exercise is adjusted to your ability. An excellent class for those with osteoporosis or osteopenia. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Cindy O’Brien Jun 17-Aug 26 M 10:30-11:30a $33 #104351 Jun 18-Aug 27 Tu 5:30-6:30p $33 #104352 Jun 27-Aug 22 Th 3-4p $24 #104355 No class Jul 4 This self-led group walks 3-5 miles at a quick pace. The route varies and may have hills or rough pavement. The group walks rain or shine, year-round and departs at 9:00 am sharp. There is usually a coffee stop along the way; you may want to bring coffee money. Campbell Community Center Ongoing F 9-11:30a Free Walk ’n’ Talkers ♥ Ages 18 & up FREE! Zumba Cardio ♥ Ages 16 & up Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba is a Latin inspired cardio dance class that includes elements of salsa, merengue, samba, reggaeton, cumbia, and much more. All you need in this hourlong dance party is enthusiasm. Stress can’t hang onto a body that’s grooving! Amazon Community Center Instructor: Tara Barnes Jun 25-Aug 13 Tu 6:45-7:45p $25 #104914 Total Body Work Out ♥ Ages 50 & up Get fit and have fun in the process! The Total Body Work Out is designed for any adult who wishes to stretch, tone and strengthen muscles with some cardiovascular components. This is a low-impact, moderate intensity class. Non-city residents are assessed a 20% surcharge for registered activities & rentals. 41 Zumba Moves ♥ Ages 16 & up Have fun and get fit with this new Zumba class! See full class description on page 68. Hilyard Community Center Jul 5-Sep 6 F 4:30-5:30p $55 #105249 do it yourself fitness Fitness Centers ♥ Work out on your own schedule at the Echo Hollow and Sheldon Fitness Centers. Get fit using cardio-vascular equipment including treadmills and elliptical trainers, as well as weight equipment designed to work specific muscle groups. Use of the Fitness Centers requires an orientation for first time users, and a signed consent form on file. For more information about Fitness Centers, including hours and fees, please see pages 27-29. Zumba Gold ♥ Ages 18 & up Party yourself into shape with this Latin danceinspired fitness program that is low-impact and easy to follow. Zumba Gold is a gentler version of Zumba Cardio – the same dance/fitness fun, with room to slow down and make adjustments for any injuries or mobility limitations. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Tara Barnes Jun 26-Aug 14 W 11a-Noon $25 #104925 Campbell Community Center Instructor: Cindy O’Brien Jun 18-Aug 27 Tu 3-4p Dance & Drama Ballet I & II ♥ Ages 16 & up Emphasis is on technique, strength, flexibility, and classical choreography. This class is designed for dancers with previous experience but suitable for beginners. Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Ruby McConnell Jun 18-Jul 16 Tu 5:30-6:50p $38 #104591 Jul 23-Aug 20 Tu 5:30-6:50p $38 #104592 $33 #104364 Adult Belly Dance, Beginning ♥ Ages 16 & up Curious about belly dance? Explore Classical Egyptian, American Cabaret, and International Tribal Style belly dance while learning the isolations and muscular control fundamental to all forms. This introductory level class is presented in a fun and low-impact way for all ages, shapes, and sizes to improve posture, strength, grace, and flexibility. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Mollie Wynveen Jun 19-Aug 7 W 5:30-7p $50 #104901 Water tness classes o er a low impact alternative for a complete workout, whatever your ability. Classes in shallow or deep water use buoyancy to support and water resistance to help increase strength and exibility. For more information see page 31 or contact Amazon, Sheldon or Echo Hollow pool (see pages 6-7). 42 Belly Dance I & II, Continuing ♥ Ages 16 & up In this class you will continue to learn the basics of belly dance and work on choreography and intermediate moves as well. Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Ruby McConnell Jun 18-Jul 16 Tu 7-7:50p $30 #104593 Jul 23-Aug 20 Tu 7-7:50p $30 #104594 Tap, Beginning ♥ Ages 16 & up Learn tap basics, including shuffles, flaps and ball changes, maxi-ford, shuffle-off-to-Buffalo and more. We’re sure you’ll fall in love with this jazzyfun workout. Please bring tap shoes. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Ruby McConnell Jul 18-Aug 22 Th 5:30-6:30p $36 #104908 Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Ruby McConnell Jun 19-Jul 10 W 6:30-7:20p Jul 24-Aug 21 W 6:30-7:20p $24 #104619 $30 #104620 Folk Dance with a Flair ♥ Ages 50 & up An open invitation to area adults and seniors to try International Folk Dancing. Learn and enjoy dances from all around the world. Stay young! Keep fit! No experience required. New dancers are always welcome and included in the group. Campbell Community Center Instructors: Seiko Huntington & Susanne Fountain Jun 3-Aug 26 M 2:30-4p #103517 Term fee $3 or drop-in fee 25¢/day Health & Wellness Blood Pressure Clinic Ages 18 & up FREE! Qualified volunteers will check your blood pressure on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at Campbell Center, and the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at Petersen Barn. Drop-in. Presented by the At Home Care Group Campbell Community Center Ongoing 2nd & 4th W 10a-Noon Free Petersen Barn Community Center Ongoing 2nd & 4th Tu 10a-Noon Free Line Dance, Beginning ♥ Ages 45 & up Learn the basic steps of line dancing. No partner or prior dance experience is necessary. This is good, low impact exercise, and a great brain exercise! Wear loose, cool clothing and shoes that will slide on the floor. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Phyllis Hill Jun 28-Sep 13 F 11a-Noon $33 #104382 No class Jun 20, Jul 5 Line Dance, Continuing ♥ Ages 45 & up Great low impact exercise and a great brain workout, too! You should know the basics of line dancing such as shuffle steps, grapevines and pivot turns, or have completed Beginning Line Dance. No partner is necessary. Wear loose, cool clothing and shoes that will slide on the floor. Two levels offered. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Phyllis Hill Level 2 Jul 1-Sep 23 M 12:30-2p $36 #104391 Level 3 Jun 27-Sep 19 Th 1-2:30p $33 #104389 No class Jul 4, Aug 29, Sep 2 Disabled Veterans can Rediscover their Potential The Adaptive Recreation Paralympic Program assists in the rehabilitation of wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans into our community through sports and recreation. See pages 69-70. 43 Yoga Chair Yoga ♥ Ages 50 & up Feel better through movement. Experience release from stress and fatigue through this gentle yoga approach designed to accommodate people with physical limitations. This class is taught while you are sitting in a chair. Campbell Community Center Jun 20-Aug 22 Th 3-4p $30 #105328 No class July 4 Petersen Barn Community Center May 7-Jul 2 Tu 10:15-11:15a Jul 16-Aug 27 Tu 10:15-11:15a No class Jun 25 $28 #104312 $25 #104313 Hearing Aid Screening Ages 18 & up FREE! Don’t miss this opportunity for a free hearing aid screening and consultation on hearing concerns with a licensed hearing instrument specialist. Drop-in, no appointment or registration needed. Petersen Barn Community Center Ongoing 1st M 1-2p Free No screening Jul 1 Gentle Yoga for You ♥ Ages 18 & up See full class description on page 67. Washington Park Center Jul 3-Aug 7 W 6-7:15p $37.50 #105229 Aug 14-Sep 18 W 6-7:15p $37.50 #105230 Yoga ♥ Ages 18 & up Yoga rejuvenates the mind, body and spirit. Gentle stretching exercises tone and stretch muscles and work to balance every system in the body. Improves overall health and well-being. Lamb Cottage Instructor: Min Yi Su Jun 6-Aug 22 Th 9-10:15a $40 #104347 Jun 18-Aug 27 Tu 5:30-6:30p $37 #105331 Jun 20-Aug 29 Th 5:30-6:30p $33 #105332 No class Jul 4, Aug 1 Petersen Barn Community Center May 6-Jul 1 M 7:30-8:45p May 7-Jul 2 Tu 9-10a May 10-Jul 5 F 9-10a Jul 8-Aug 26 M 7:30-8:45p Jul 16-Aug 27 Tu 9-10a Jul 19-Aug 30 F 9-10a No class May 27, Jun 25, 28 $35 $28 $28 $35 $25 $25 #104320 #104317 #104321 #104316 #104318 #104319 Martial Arts Tai Chi ♥ Ages 16 & up, 18 & up This ancient Chinese martial art uses round, flowing movements combined with calmness and inner balance. Learn the beginning level of a series of slow movements that promote better health, balance, flexibility, and reduced stress. The class includes proper form, body alignment, breathing, energy cultivation and energy awareness. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Jeff Leung Beginning, Ages 16 & up Jun 20-Aug 8 Th 10:40-11:40a $28 #104852 Continuing, Ages 16 & up Jun 20-Aug 8 Th 9:30-10:30a $28 #104854 No class Jul 4 Campbell Community Center Ages 18 & up Jun 3-Aug 26 M 9-10a Jun 5-Aug 28 W 9-10a No class Aug 14 Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Jeff Leung Ages 18 & up May 7-Jul 2 Tu 11:30a-12:30p May 10-Jul 5 F 11:30a-12:30p Jul 16-Aug 27 Tu 11:30a-12:30p Jul 19-Aug 30 F 11:30a-12:30p No class Jun 25, 28 $33 #105333 $33 #105334 Yoga f or People with MS ♥ Ages 18 & up See full class description on page 68. Hilyard Community Center Jul 1-Aug 5 M 10:30a-12:30p $40 #105234 Aug 12-Sep 23 M 10:30a-12:30p $72 #105233 No class Sep 2 $28 $28 $25 $25 #104307 #104306 #104305 #104308 44 Campbell Center PROGRAMS AT SUMMER 2013 When it opened in 1962, the Celeste Campbell Center was the first senior center north of San Francisco on the West Coast. Today, more than 50 years later, Campbell Community Center is a vibrant hub of activity for adults of all ages! Located in beautiful Skinner Butte Park near the Riverbank Bike Path, this center has lovely gardens and an outdoor courtyard. It is close to downtown and offers accessible parking. The lobby is a popular meeting place, plus thereâ€™s a woodshop, pool room, computer lab, and much more. Campbell is one of three City of Eugene centers that offer activities specifically for seniors. Adult activities in this Recreation Guide are divided by center so itâ€™s easy to see what is offered at the center you frequent most. You may, of course, attend activities at any center. Events, classes and activities offered by the Senior and Adult Program promote health and wellbeing, strengthen support networks, and assist individuals to remain independent. More adult activities are listed throughout this Rec Guide. 155 High Street, Eugene, OR 97401 541-682-5318 Open M-F 8:30a-4:30p Center closed May 27, Jul 4, Sep 2 On the web: www.eugene-or.gov/CampbellCenter Like us on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/CampbellCenter 45 Arts / Textile Dyed in the Wool Rug Hooking Ages 18 & up Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. New participants who want to learn this traditional craft should contact Carol Fegles at 541-3435896 for information on cost and supplies. Campbell Community Center Ongoing 2nd/4th Th 9a-12:30p membership fee Quilting - Comf orts f or Children Ages 18 & up FREE! Help make quilts and quilt kits for individuals and community groups to pick up, put together, and return for distribution to at-risk children in Lane County through 15 community agencies and shelters. If you like quilting, cutting and sewing, this is the group to join and help your community. Campbell Community Center Ongoing Th 12:30-4p Free Campbell Community Center Ongoing F 1-4p (starts at 2:30p on 2nd F) Term fee $3 or drop-in fee 25¢/day Chinese Brush Workshop Ages 50 & up This group of independent Chinese brush painters meets each week to work on skills in an informal, drop-in class setting. No instructor; prior experience is necessary. Campbell Community Center Ongoing M 1-4p Term fee $3 or drop-in fee 25¢/day No class May 27, Sep 2 Arts / Visual Asian Brush Painting Ages 45 & up Learn a range of Eastern painting styles using vivid watercolor and ink painting techniques. Explore the rich and mysterious art forms of the East using traditional and seasonal themes to build your painting skill. Supplies will be discussed in the first class. Lamb Cottage Instructor: Cathy Williams Jun 27-Sep 12 Th 1-4p $94 #103394 No class Jul 4, Aug 22 Drawing & Composition Ages 18 & up Join a supportive group where exploring drawing is enjoyable and intriguing for everyone, beginner to advanced! You will develop your confidence and drawing skills using pen, pencils and charcoal, with individual attention from an experienced, enthusiastic teacher. Bring any materials you have. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Sarah Strand Jun 28-Aug 30 F 9:30a-12:30p $77 #104405 No class Jul 5 Basic Woodworking Ages 18 & up Learn safe and fun woodworking skills from the friendly shop supervisor. This class is geared for beginners and/or anyone who wants to learn their way around Campbell Center’s woodshop. You will make a beautiful laminated cutting board using some of the most useful tools. Materials extra; discussed at first class. Campbell Community Center Jun 3-24 M 5:30-8:30p $49 #104860 Basic Woodworking for Women Aug 5-26 M 5:30-8:30p $49 #104861 Oil Painting Ages 18 & up Campbell Open Artist’s Studio Ages 50 & up Join other artists at Campbell Center and create together. Intended primarily for oil painters, but all other artists are welcome. No instructor. Instruction in basic drawing, composition, color mixing and painting techniques. Intuitively develop your own style. Learn to paint any subject in any style: portrait, landscape, seascape, traditional through Impressionistic, etc. Supplies and questions will be discussed at the first class. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Robert Niems Jun 25-Aug 27 Tu 9a-Noon $91 #104398 Jun 26-Aug 28 W 1-4p $91 #104396 46 Plein Air Oil Painting Ages 18 & up NEW! Take your oil painting to new levels! This class focuses on the techniques associated with painting outdoors. Some class instruction with lots of individual attention; work at your own pace. Some basic painting experience required; materials discussed at first class. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Robert Niems Jun 26-Aug 28 W 9a-Noon $91 #104858 Also see Plein Air Sunset Float, page 19. Sumi-e Ink Painting Ages 50 & up Delight in the experience of a single brush stroke as it expresses a range of color and feeling. Use ink stick and watercolor, as well as traditional and seasonal subjects. You will explore Sumi-e ink with Japanese watercolor, which will offer you new possibilities for expression. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Cathy Williams Jun 27-Sep 12 Th 9a-Noon $94 #103392 No class Jul 4, Aug 22 Computer Comprehensive Computer Skills Age 50 & up This five week class is for computer users who want to move past basic abilities. Learn skills and concepts that apply to a wide variety of software and computer platforms including word processing, graphics and photos, file management, and the Internet. Plenty of time allotted for questions. Class uses PCs. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Bryan Haynes Jun 5-26 W 2-4p $40 #105335 Jul 9-23 TuTh 5:30-7:30p $40 #105336 Aug 6-15 TuTh 2-4p $40 #105337 No class Jul 18 Watercolor Expressions Ages 18 & up Learn to love watercolor! This class is focused on developing your own style and seeing your surroundings in a new light. Most classes will take place outdoors. All experience levels are welcome; emphasis is on one-on-one attention. Materials discussed in the first class. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Kerri Vanden Burg Jun 24-Aug 26 M 9:30a-12:30p $88 #104859 Computer Basics: How Do I Turn It On? Ages 50 & up Wet ’n’ Wild Watermedia Workshop Ages 50 & up This workshop is an informal gathering of water media painters who like to paint with friends. Other crafts are encouraged; for more information call 541-682-5318. Campbell Community Center Ongoing Tu 1-4p Term fee $3 or drop-in fee 25¢/class You’ll learn how a computer works in this handson class that teaches how to operate the mouse, keyboard, Internet and flash memory. This class is intended for those who know little or nothing about personal computers. Class is for PC users and is not setup for Macintosh/Apple. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Bryan Haynes Jun 11-25 TuTh 5:30-7:30p $34 #105338 No class Jun 13 Computer Individual Tutoring Ages 50 & up Learn or improve your skills using e-mail, searching the Internet, word processing, managing files and more. Also get help solving problems you are having with your computer. To schedule an appointment call Campbell Center at 541-682-5318. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Chuck Klein By appointment W 1-4p $10 hour 47 Vet finds there’s lots to like at Campbell The Campbell Community Center is a little calmer than Normandy, France was during the war, but Lloyd Smalling says but that’s what he likes now that he’s a bit older. Lloyd turned 90 in March and spends 3-4 days a week at Campbell Center. He worked in the Army’s main supply depot during WWII. “Campbell Center’s a good place with nice people and there’s always something to do, from playing cards to line dancing; and once a week, musicians come in to play,” he says. He likes to play pool, and volunteers by making the coffee. “I just cannot sit and watch the ‘boob tube’ (television) all day long,” he says. After the war, Lloyd worked in California making 90 cents an hour. When he learned his brother was making $1.37 in Oregon working in a lumber mill, he moved north. Spry for his age, Lloyd also likes to bowl, and averages 151. “My average used to be in the 180s or 190s,” he says, “but it seems that with every year I add on in age, the average goes down.” To find out what Campbell Center can offer you, drop in for some of Lloyd’s coffee anytime. For a more formal introduction, attend the Newcomers’ Social from 10:30-Noon, July 26. For more information call 541-682-5318. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Ellyn Toneys Jun 3 M 6:30-8:30p Computer Lab Ages 50 & up FREE! Use one of the computers in the Campbell Center Lab. There is no charge so the price is right! There will be an advisor on hand to answer your questions. Learn how to register for Recreation activities online. Campbell Community Center Ongoing M-F 9:30a-12:30p Free $10 #105342 Keep Your Computer Healthy Ages 50 & up Learn the basics to keep your computer running well, including how to use your computer’s maintenance software, protect yourself from viruses, clean out “cookies” and temporary Internet files, and update your software. Class uses PCs only. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Ellyn Toneys Jun 17 M 6:30-7:30p $5 #105343 Computer/Office Basics Ages 50 & up Learn the basics of how to use Word, Excel, and other programs available through Microsoft Office. This fun and student-focused class will give you the tools you need to use your computer effectively. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Bryan Haynes Jul 10-31 W 2-4p $40 #105340 Languages & Culture French Beginner, 4th Term Ages 18 & up A simple and interesting way for anyone to start learning French. You will learn to understand the language, speak, read and write. The emphasis is on conversation with some focus on French culture. Those with no previous French experience should begin with 1st Term, which will be offered in the fall. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Orit Adam Jul 12-Sep 13 F 9-11:30a $75 #104408 Craigslist – Shopping, Selling & Networking Ages 18 & up Looking for a bargain? Have something to sell? Want to connect with your community? Enjoy the convenience and ease of Craigslist’s free online classified ads. Learn security tips for using this site safely. Find out how to search for jobs, housing, goods, services, local activities, advice – just about anything, really. 48 French Intermediate Ages 18 & up Move beyond basic French in this fun and interesting class. Learn more advanced reading, grammar, and writing with an emphasis on conversation and culture. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Orit Adam 1st Level Jul 11-Sep 12 Th 11a-2p $89 #104418 2nd Level Jul 1-Aug 26 M 1-4p $81 #104416 Spanish Advanced – Conversations & Grammar Ages 18 & up Go beyond the basics in this class. You will learn to speak in Spanish easily, develop your skills using proper grammar, and have some fun too! Small class size guarantees you will have plenty of personal attention. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Sied Imani Jun 18-Sep 10 Tu 1-3p $91 #104433 French Advanced Ages 18 & up A fun and interesting class for anyone seeking to master French. Advanced reading, grammar and writing will be taught with an emphasis on conversation and exploration of French culture. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Orit Adam Jul 1-Aug 26 M 9a-Noon $81 #104412 Music Acoustic Music Jam Ages 18 & up Try French f or Free Ages 18 & up This non-amplified musical group is for individuals who play a stringed instrument or harmonica and enjoy playing music with others. Bring your instrument and join in! Campbell Community Center Ongoing Th 9:30-11:30a 25¢ drop-in fee No group Jul 4 French is such a beautiful language to learn. Come try this free class and learn something new today! Please bring something French or something about France for our “show and tell” and to get acquainted. Please pre-register. Eugene Public Library, 100 W. 10th Aug 21 W 2-4p Free #105263 Presentations All presentations are free, but pre-registration is required. Apps f or the iPhone Ages 18 & up FREE! Use your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to easily download free or nearly free services that help you keep track of your blood pressure and heart rate, track stocks, alert you to the weather forecast, and more. Bring your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to the presentation. Donations accepted at the door. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Thomas Reddy Beginning May 6 M 3-4p Free #105287 Some Experience Jun 6 Th 7-8p Free #105288 Spanish I Ages 18 & up This fun course will introduce you to the Spanish language as well as teach you how to ask questions and comprehend basic information. In a small class, you’ll learn helpful vocabulary and phrases for traveling. A good introduction to Spanish culture. Materials discussed in first class. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Sied Imani Jun 18-Sep 10 Tu 9-11a $76 #104422 Spanish II Ages 18 & up This course is a continuation from Spanish I with an emphasis on vocabulary and grammar. In a small class size, you’ll improve pronunciation and increase comprehension of the Spanish language through a guided dialogue. Purchase own textbook after first class. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Sied Imani Jun 18-Sep 10 Tu 11a-1p $91 #104426 Become a Senior Companion Ages 55 & up FREE! The national Senior Companion Program trains and supports low-income adult volunteers age 55 and older who make weekly visits to elders who are frail and/or disabled, to maintain quality of life and independence. To learn about becoming a client of the program, call the Aging and Disability Resource Connection, 541-682-4038. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Barbara Susman, Director, Successful Aging Institute, LCC Aug 20 Tu 10:30a-Noon Free #104962 49 Bob Welch, Author FREE! Ages 18 & up Bob Welch, Eugene columnist and author, will discuss his three new books, “Cascade Summer: My Adventure on Oregon’s Pacific Crest Trail,” “Resolve: From the Jungles of WWII Bataan, the Epic Story of a Soldier, a Flag, and a Promise Kept” and “52 Little Lessons from It’s a Wonderful Life.” Campbell Community Center Presenter: Bob Welch May 31 F 10:30-11:30a Free #105291 Campbell Community Center Co-sponsored by AARP, Pride Foundation, PFLAG Eugene/Springfield, Religious Response Network, and Lane County Senior & Disabled Services Aug 18 Su 2-5p Free #105289 Get a Job at My Age? Ages 50 & up FREE! Do you find you either want or need to return to the workforce? There are great local resources available. Learn about the wide array offered by Lane Community College. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Barbara Susman, Director, Successful Aging Institute, LCC Jul 9 Tu 9-10:20a Free #104747 Breaking the Sound Barrier Ages 18 & up NEW! FREE! Get your hearing needs met with the information and knowledge to give you confidence in your communication. Learn how to hear in situations that are challenging and difficult. Understand how to get optimum performance out of your expensive hearing aids and telecoils. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Linda L. Diaz, Hard of Hearing & Deaf Services Jun 11 Tu 1-2p Free #105157 Getting Paid for Giving Care Ages 50 & up FREE! Lane Community College offers several options for adults with a lifetime of care-giving skills. Learn about LCC Successful Aging Institute’s Personal Care Aide training program, the Senior Companion program and other opportunities. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Barbara Susman, Director, Successful Aging Institute, LCC Jul 9 Tu 10:30-11:50a Free #104750 Death as a Part of Living Ages 18 & up NEW! FREE! This discussion explores why we do some of the unique things we do around death that we didn’t do in the early 1900s. It includes green burial, family participation and involvement in the process of dying and what we learn and experience from that involvement. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Nanette Wilkins, Cascade Hospice Care Manager Aug 13 Tu 2-3p Free #105163 History of Oregon Amusement Parks NEW! FREE! Ages 18 & up Dementia Care Workshop Ages 18 & up NEW! FREE! Providing support for a loved one with dementia can be challenging. Gain understanding of the progression of dementia through the Senior Gems®, a proprietary program developed by dementia expert Teepa Snow. You will also learn ways that the Senior Gems® can help a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia, as well as family members. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Jenni Oberan Smith, Senior Helpers Aug 6 Tu 10:30-11:30a Free #105165 Long ago, the nation’s largest amusement park was Jantzen Beach in Portland. One of the longest continuously operating amusement parks in the United States is still located in Portland at Oaks Amusement Park. Videographer/historian Darrell Jabin has researched these amusement parks and more and has a fantastic, fun presentation. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Darrell Jabin Jun 14 F 1-2p Free #105292 So You ’re Going on Medicare Ages 50 & up FREE! This presentation will review the basics of Medicare coverage, Medicare Advantage Plans (e.g. HMOs and PPOs), Medigap (Medicare supplemental insurance) and prescription drug plans. Presentation is not co-sponsored by Medicare. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Michael Reddy, Licensed Insurance Agent May 8 W 1:30-3p Free #102471 Jun 12 W 1:30-3p Free #105268 Jul 10 W 1:30-3p Free #105269 Aug 14 W 1:30-3p Free #105270 Gen Silent: A Film About LGBT Seniors Ages 50 & up NEW! FREE! Get together to see this award-winning documentary about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender seniors facing difficult choices about whether to be “out” when dealing with medical, assisted living, and other circumstances. Light refreshments. 50 Why Care About Care Management? Ages 50 & up NEW! FREE! Older adults often find they need someone to help manage their bills or make decisions for them, but they have no one to turn to. A care manager works with you to help coordinate medical needs and decisions. This is especially helpful for families that live far from loved ones. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Karen Fabiano, ElderCare Resources, Inc. Jun 18 Tu 1:30-2:30p Free #105154 Understanding Reverse Mortgages Ages 50 & up NEW! FREE! A presentation about reverse mortgages: what they are, how they work, and who might benefit from them. Additionally, myths will be debunked and questions answered. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Tom Catherwood, Oregon Community Credit Union Aug 22 Th 10-11a Free #104961 Social Gatherings & Meals Lunch Bunch Ages 18 & up Using an iPad or Tablet Ages 18 & up FREE! Learn how easy it is to use your iPad or similar tablet. These devices are powerful and easy to use, but only if you know a few basic tricks. Part of the Campbell Technology Institute. Donations accepted at the door. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Thomas Reddy Very Beginner May 20 M 12:30-1:30p Free #105271 Some Experience Jun 24 M 3-4p Free #105272 Jul 11 Th 7-8p Free #105273 Experienced Aug 13 Tu 7-8p Free #105274 A weekly social lunch at Campbell Center is served Wednesdays at noon. Menus vary, and always include a vegetarian option. No reservations required. Each luncheon is followed by Penny Bingo; 4th Wednesday is a birthday celebration. Campbell Community Center Ongoing W 11:30a-1p $3 at the door Men’s Club Breakf ast Ages 50 & up A monthly breakfast sponsored by Campbell Community Center Men’s Club. All area senior men are invited to attend on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Campbell Community Center Ongoing 2nd Tu 8:30-9:30a $4 at the door Veterans Health Benefits Ages 18 & up FREE! Are you a veteran? If so, come learn about VA health benefits. VA health care is not just for service-connected injuries or medical conditions! You’ll explore the VA’s eligibility site and review the application process. This class is not associated with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Thomas Reddy Jun 5 W 10-11a Free #105316 Jul 3 W 10-11a Free #105317 Aug 7 W 10-11a Free #105318 Newcomers’ Social Ages 18 & up FREE! This is your opportunity to find out what Campbell Center is all about! Join staff and volunteers for information about the variety of programs, services, trips, classes, and activities offered and take a tour of the Center. Refreshments provided. Campbell Community Center Jul 26 F 10:30a-Noon Free #105277 Speed Dating Ages 50 & up What Hospice Families Want You to Know Ages 18 & up NEW! FREE! Nearly every family tells us something they wished they had known before going through the experience of hospice with a loved one. Learn what those gems are at this presentation. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Nanette Wilkins, Cascade Hospice Care Manager Jul 16 Tu 2-3p Free #105162 It’s never too late to find companionship! Socialize with other older adults who also want to connect with someone special. Whether you’re looking for friendships or love, this is a way to re-enter the dating scene. Speed dates are four-minute conversations with breaks for refreshments. To register, call Campbell Center, 541-682-5318. Campbell Community Center Ages 70 & up Jul 26 F 5-7p $10 #104754 Ages 50-69 Aug 2 F 6-8p $10 #104753 51 Special Events Campbell Center Neighborhood Ice Cream Social All ages NEW! FREE! As summer comes to an end, spend an evening enjoying some free ice cream and musical rhythms with the people in our neighborhood. Drop in. Campbell Community Center Aug 29 Th 6:30-8p Free Cards & Games Bingo Ages 18 & up Penny Bingo is played every Wednesday. New players are always welcome! Campbell Community Center Ongoing W 1-4p 25¢ drop-in fee Mah Jongg Ages 18 & up Bridge Group, Friday Ages 18 & up Meets each week. Partners not required. Campbell Community Center Ongoing F 12:30-4p 25¢ drop-in fee No group Jun 7, 21 Gather weekly to play American mah jongg. If you are interested and would like more information, call 541-682-5318. Campbell Community Center Ongoing Th 1-4p 25¢ drop-in fee No group Jul 4 Pinochle Ages 50 & up Bridge Tournament Ages 18 & up This annual tournament is always lots of fun with prizes and refreshments as well as friendly competition. Sign up at Campbell Community Center by June 4 with a partner; or be matched with a partner if you register as a single. Please call if you cannot attend at the last minute. Campbell Community Center Jun 7 F 1-4p $10 entry fee #104764 Enjoy pinochle with area seniors. Please arrive five minutes early. Newcomers welcome! Campbell Community Center Ongoing Tu 9a-Noon 25¢ drop-in fee F 1-4p 25¢ drop-in fee Pool Hall Ages 18 & up The pool room at Campbell Center is open daily so come on down for a friendly game. Campbell Community Center Ongoing M-F 8:30a-4:30p 25¢ drop-in fee Chess Nuts Ages 18 & up Scrabble & Brain Games Ages 18 & up Exercise your mind while having fun. Play Scrabble with others, or use our library of brain teasers. Campbell Community Center Ongoing Tu 1-3p 25¢ drop-in fee Learn about and play the game of kings. Chess can help you build your concentration abilities, self-confidence and mental planning. Beginners and experienced players are welcome to participate in friendly competition. Campbell Community Center Facilitator: Dave Cohen, USCF Ongoing W 9a-Noon 25¢ drop-in fee Special Interest Grumpy Old Men Bridge Group Ages 50 & up Join a group of “grumpy old men” that gets together on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month. Campbell Community Center Ongoing 2nd/4th W 8:30a-Noon 25¢ drop-in fee Benefits Check-Up Ages 50 & up FREE! Did you know you may qualify for discounts on basics such as water and electricity, to mention a few? Take this no cost, no obligation Benefits Check-Up to learn what you qualify for. It’s quick and easy. Drop-in; no pre-registration. Campbell Community Center Presenter: Alan Linn Ongoing 1st/3rd W 10a-1p Free 52 Birds of Oregon & General Science (BOGS) Ages 18 & up This fun and educational group hosts meetings on a variety of environmental and natural history topics and conducts birding walks throughout the year. From June-August, birding walks will occur on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month; no other meetings over the summer months. Campbell Community Center Ongoing 2nd/4th Th 9a-noon Free to BOGS members; membership is $5/quarter Campbell Community Center Jun 21 F 9:30a-4p #105285 Aug 23 F 9:30a-4p #105286 $14 book fee; $2 discount for AARP members Bring payment day of class Campbell Center’s Food Rescue Team Ages 18 & up FREE! Spend the 3rd Thursday of each month helping your community at Food for Lane County. Repackage unused food that will be distributed to lowincome families, shelters and homeless people. You do not have to help every month, just when you are available. Meet at Food For Lane County, 770 Bailey Hill Rd. Ongoing 3rd Th 6-9p Free Get Your Bike Ready for Summer Ages 18 & up This basic maintenance class will teach you the skills to be ready for summer riding: a six-point safety check, repairing tires, brake tune-ups and repair, adjusting your shifters and more! Bring your favorite bike and dress to get grubby. Campbell Community Center Jun 3 M 6-9p $13 #105311 Love To Read Book Club Ages 18 & up Like to read? Like to visit? This may be the club for you! The club meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month to discuss story lines, authors and what the next book or topic will be. New members are welcome to join anytime. Stay for Lunch Bunch after Book Club. Campbell Community Center Facilitator: Willa Reich Ongoing 4th W 10-11a 25¢ drop-in fee No meeting in Aug Checkrite Electronics Repair Ages 50 & up FREE! Bring a small appliance or electronic device for repair or advice on usage. For an appointment call 541-682-5318. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Ken Check Ongoing 3rd W 11a-Noon Free Creative Writing Workshop Age 18 & up Do you love to write? Have you been writing for years and would like to share your work and thoughts with others? This is a peer-led ongoing group of local writers crafting essays, memoirs, fiction and poetry. Any level, any type of creative writing is welcome. Drop-in. Campbell Community Center Ongoing Th 12:30-2:30p Term fee $3; drop-in fee 25¢/day No workshop Jul 4 SPECIAL BOOK CLUB AT THE LIBRARY! FREE! Join in to discuss the book, “Dreams of Joy” and share your love of reading in the company of others. Pre-registration is required. Singer Room, Eugene Public Library, 100 W. 10th Jun 26 W 10a-Noon Free #105262 Woodshop Ages 18 & up Driver Saf ety Program–AARP Ages 50 & up This course has been designed for motorists 50 and older but is open to all ages. It will sharpen your skills and help you avoid accidents and traffic citations. Auto insurance discounts may be available to participants 55 and older who complete this six-hour course. Pre-registration is required. Campbell Center woodshop is open to adults who want to use power tools for wood projects. Please sign in as you enter the shop. Campbell Community Center Ongoing M-F 9a-3p $2/day No woodshop May 27, Jul 4, Sep 2 Woodshop Orientation Ages 18 & up FREE! Stop by for a free orientation to the woodshop. Drop-in. Receive a coupon for woodshop use. Jun 20 Th 10-10:30a Free Jul 15 M 1:30-2p Free Aug 6 Tu 10-10:30a Free 53 SUMMER CAMP FOR SENIORS Weeklong Camp Campbell ➌ Ages 50 & up NEW! It is never too late to go back to camp. Explore your inner child with experiences you’ll remember from that annual summer ritual: “I’m going to camp!” Register for full week or single daycamp sessions. Priority given to full week registrations. Meet at Campbell Center Jul 15-19 M-F $126 #105346 Single day registration begins May 15 Nature Prints & Archery ➊ Center Services Campbell Center Advisory Board Meeting Ages 50 & up FREE! The monthly Advisory Board meeting is open to area seniors and meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Campbell Community Center Ongoing 2nd Tu 10:30a-Noon Free No meeting Jul 9 Monday: The theme is “with our hands.” Try your hands at archery, learn to make nature prints, and finally who can forget the “having a great time” letter to home (with our spin on it)? All materials provided. Lamb Cottage Jul 15 M 9:30a-12:30p $15 #105344 Lower McKenzie Raft Trip ➋ Tuesday: From Hayden Bridge to Armitage Park, the lower McKenzie River has smaller rapids than the more famous upstream section. See blue herons and ospreys. This is a quiet and scenic part of the river. For information call 541-682-6393. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jul 16 Tu 9a-5p $37 #105150 Senior Law Service Ages 60 & up FREE! Senior Law Service offers free legal service to those age 60 and older with low to modest income. Assistance provided concerning any legal matter – housing, financial or personal. Campbell Community Center Ongoing Sa 9a-Noon Free To schedule an appointment call 541-682-5318 Intro to Geocaching ➌ Wednesday: Get a fun introduction to the world of using satellite positioning to hunt for treasures. Using hand-held units, find hidden log books in unexpected places around town. Equipment provided. Meet at Campbell Community Center Instructor: Don King Jul 17 W 9a-Noon $5 #105159 SHIBA Appointments Ages 50 & up FREE! Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors conduct one-on-one appointments with individuals to answer any questions they may have about health insurance coverage, forms, etc. Campbell Community Center Ongoing M 1-4p Free To schedule an appointment call 541-682-5318 Campfire Cookout with Kayaks ➋ Thursday: Join friends new and old for a summertime ritual: a campfire cook-out! Eat great camp food on the banks of Leaburg Lake. Try Campbell’s stable flatwater kayaks and visit a fascinating fish hatchery. Lunch, kayaks, and equipment provided. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jul 18 Th 10a-5p $40 #105345 Support Groups See page 73 for Diabetes Support and Information Group, Eugene Stroke Support Group, Grandparents With Grandchildren Support Group, Osteoporosis/Osteopenia Support Group, Parkinson’s Support Group, Spinal Cord Injury Resource and Support Group, and other support groups. Fern Ridge Evening Sail ➋ Friday: Ride on a sailboat with an experienced captain. Set sail as the sun goes down and the moon rises. Transportation from Campbell. To meet there, call 541-682-5318. Bring a sack dinner, clothes that can get damp and a wind breaker. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jul 19 F 4:30-9:30p $40 #105161 54 Trips, Tours & Excursions Wine, Women & Song ➌ Ages 50 & up Not just for women – this is a very unique trip. Stops include the studio of Dave Tormahlen, world class creator of folk harps, a Benton County wine cellar, the studio of master violin craftsman Jonathan Franke, and a dessert stop to finish the day. Purchase own lunch and wine. Meet at Campbell Community Center May 29 W 9a-5p $27 #105135 Powell’s City of Books ➌ Ages 50 & up This is a book lover’s paradise: the largest used and new bookstore in the world. Located in downtown Portland, and occupying an entire city block, Powell’s stocks more than a million new and used books. Browse to your heart’s content and then check out Portland’s Pearl District. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jun 11 Tu 8:30a-5:30p $32 #105052 Lavender Frolic ➋ Ages 50 & up Sometimes simply standing in the midst of a lavender field with its overwhelming beauty and aroma can be medicine enough to restore calm and recharge your spirit. See, smell and purchase all things lavender at the farms visited! Purchase own lunch. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jul 23 Tu 9a-5p $29 #105155 Frugal Fun in Florence ➋ Ages 50 & up A no frills day that is sure to give you plenty of thrills. Bring a friend to pack the van. Enjoy the beach, shopping, ice cream or casino – the choices are up to you on this low cost trip! Meet at Campbell Community Center Jun 20 Th 9a-5p $17 #105055 TRIP POLICIES Fees include van transportation, leadership and insurance, unless noted otherwise. Meals and admission to venues are not included in the fee unless noted otherwise in the description. Every attempt is made to follow the itinerary; if circumstances beyond our control do not allow that to happen, no refunds will be given. If needed, please request a lift-assisted van at the time of registration. Sisters Quilt Show ➋ Ages 50 & up Grab a friend and enjoy the most vibrant day of the year in Sisters. More than 1,300 quilts from around the world will cover this 1880s-style town in rich texture and color. Gorgeous quilts, great scenery and good friends. Purchase own lunch. Meet at Campbell Community Center Jul 13 Sa 8a-5:30p $34 #105096 ACTIVITY LEVEL RATINGS Level ➊ Little walking. OK for those with walkers, wheelchairs or walking difficulties. Level ➋ Moderate walking. Similar to that at a shopping center or large museum. Level ➌ Walking of 1-2 miles (1 to 1.5 hours), as on a walking tour of gardens or the zoo. May be steps or hills. Level ➍ Walking of 3-6 miles on moderate trails. May be rough, hilly or at higher altitude. Access to medical help may be limited. Level ➎ Long hikes of 5+ miles. May be very rough, hilly or high altitude. Access to medical help may be limited. Consult your physician before participating in any trips/activities to be sure they are appropriate for you. Weather and/or trail conditions may change unpredictably. These levels are approximations only; your experience may vary. 55 Carlton’s “Walk in the Park” ➌ Tour of the Albuquerque Ages 50 & up Balloon Fiesta with Collette Carlton’s “Walk in the Park” will be host to 65 art- Tours ➌ Ages 18 & up ists, 20 local wineries, quilts, entertainment, cuisine and vintage automobiles. This promises to be an amazing day to explore your interests or discover something new. Purchase own admission, $15. Meet at Campbell Community Center Aug 17 Sa 8a-6p $32 #105158 See dozens of hot air balloons float gracefully in the sky. Book early for a special price – $2299 per person, double occupancy, including airfare, lodging, 8 meals. For more information call Diane at 541-682-6392. Meet at Campbell Community Center Oct 10-15, 2013 early booking $2,299 #105164 Progressive Lunch ➋ Ages 50 & up Eat your way through five senior centers! Visit Petersen Barn, Willamalane, River Road, Campbell and Viking Sal and enjoy a lunch course at each stop. Some will have entertainment too! Cost of lunch included. Meet at Campbell Community Center Aug 29 Th 10a-4p $17 #105057 ALBUQUERQUE BALLOON FIESTA TRIP PREVIEW Campbell Community Center Apr 23 Tu 3-4p Free Reflections of Italy with Collette Tours ➌ Ages 18 & up Ciao bella! Does a trip to Italy sound favoloso (fabulous) to you? Book early for a special price – $4299 per person double occupancy including airfare, lodging, 14 meals. For more information call Diane at 541-682-6392. Meet at Campbell Community Center Apr 7-16, 2014 early booking $4,299 #105208 Coquille Tribal Salmon Bake ➌ Ages 50 & up Celebration of Native American and Coquille Tribal culture. Observe canoe races, native drummers and dancers. See hands-on cultural demonstrations and a canoe exhibition. Top off your day with a traditional style salmon bake dinner. Lunch and admission cost is an additional $25. Meet at Campbell Community Center Sep 7 Sa 8a-5p $30 #105058 REFLECTIONS OF ITALY TRIP PREVIEW Campbell Community Center Jun 4 Tu 3-4p Free Trips of a Lifetime What’s Your Opinion? The Adult Program is conducting a survey to find out what services and activities for older adults you value and to identify others that are needed. Please share your thoughts by completing the online survey. Find a link at www.eugene-or.gov/recadults or ask for a paper survey at any City Community Center or Pool. Your opinions and ideas will help to shape the Adult Program for years to come! 56 Attend Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Oct. 10-15, 2013 $2,299 double occupancy. See a preview of this trip April 23, 3 pm, Campbell Center. See above. Travel to Italy next spring! April 7-16, 2014 $4,299 double occupancy. See a preview of this trip June 4, 3 pm at Campbell Center. See above. Prices include airfare, lodging and some For regional trips see meals. For info pages: call Diane: 55-56, 61-62, 541-682-6392 64-65 Petersen Barn Center PROGRAMS AT SUMMER 2013 Petersen Barn Community Center officially became a Senior Center in 1998, although the Adult and Senior Program offered activities at the center long before. “The Barn” as it is affectionately known, helps provide greater access to senior programs for older adults living in West Eugene. The center has a great room for large events, and classrooms for smaller group activities. Located in the Bethel District, the center occupies a corner of Petersen Barn Park, which has a playground, sports fields, bike paths, and accessible parking. Events, classes and activities offered by the Senior and Adult Program promote health and wellbeing, strengthen support networks, and assist individuals to remain independent. Petersen Barn is one of three City of Eugene centers that offer activities specifically for seniors. Adult activities in this Recreation Guide are divided by center so it’s easy to see what is offered at the center you frequent most. You may, of course, attend activities at any center. More adult activities are listed throughout this Rec Guide. 870 Berntzen Road, Eugene, OR 97402 541-682-5521 Open M-F 9a-5p Center closed May 27, Jul 4, Sep 2 On the web: www.eugene-or.gov/PetersenBarn Like us on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/PeteBarn 57 Arts / Visual Try Brush Beat – Paint to the Music Ages 18 & up FREE! Does music affect the way you paint? You’ll find out as you let the music be your guide, using a free form style of painting while listening to classical, rock, blues and jazz. Please pre-register. Wear paintable clothing. Eugene Public Library, 100 W. 10th Jun 14 F 2-4p Free #105264 Craft Workshop Ages 50 & up Feeling crafty? These do-it-yourself workshops make it fun to learn and acquire new skills. Explore your creativity and take home finished crafts. Sign up for one or all three workshops! All supplies included in workshop fee. Petersen Barn Community Center Picture Frame Chalkboard Jun 21 F 2-4p $10 #104464 3-D Wall Art Jul 19 F 2-4p $10 #104465 “Silverwear” Jewelry Aug 16 F 2-4p $15 #104466 Portrait Painting Ages 18 & up Drawing Beginning Ages 50 & up Learn the basics of portrait painting using a six step method. Drawing, value study, color, lighting, and capturing the gestures and mannerism of your subject are all taught. Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Jennifer Bernatz May 6-Aug 19 M 6-8p $77 #104358 No class May 27 Having trouble making your drawing look like the real thing? Learn the five basic techniques needed to improve your skill and confidence. Increase your knowledge base while having fun. A pencil, eraser, ruler, tablet of paper and a desire to learn are all that is needed. Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Jennifer Bernatz May 1-Jun 26 W 1-3p $46 #104447 Show Me The Monet! Ages 50 & up Mixed Media: Oils, Acrylics & Pastels Bring out your inner Monet! In this course you’ll explore Impressionism and the works of Claude Monet. Paint three Monets, then bring a photo of your yard and paint it in the Impressionist style. Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Jennifer Bernatz Jul 3-Aug 28 W 1-3p $41 #104420 No class Jul 24 Ages 50 & up Enjoy creating beautiful paintings in a friendly, supportive environment. In addition to working on individual paintings, students will review basic drawing skills, painting techniques, color theory, atmospheric perspective, compositional unity and color harmony. Supply list provided at first class. Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Jennifer Bernatz May 6-Jul 1 M 9:30a-12:30p $62 #104361 May 6-Jul 1 M 12:30-2:30p $41 #104362 Jul 8-Aug 26 M 9:30a-12:30p $55 #104359 Jul 8-Aug 26 M 12:30-2:30p $36 #104360 No class May 27, Jul 22 Watercolor Beginning to Advanced Ages 50 & up Explore watercolor technique and develop drawing skills in a friendly, fun environment. Each class begins with a critique of student work then moves into instructor demonstration. Students are free to choose assignments from the instructor or develop personal projects. Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: John Holdway Beginning-Intermediate May 1-Jun 12 W 9:30a-12:30p $55 #104326 Jun 19-Jul 31 W 9:30a-12:30p $55 #104325 Intermediate-Advanced May 3-Jun 14 F 9:30a-12:30p $55 #104329 Jun 21-Aug 2 F 9:30a-12:30p $55 #104330 Painter’s Workshop Ages 18 & up Paint in the company of your fellow artists. All media welcome! Drop-in, registration not required. Petersen Barn Community Center May 7-Aug 27 Tu 9:30a-12:30p 25¢ drop-in fee 58 Music Acoustic Music Jam Ages 50 & up International Cultural Explorations Ages 50 & up FREE! Expand your knowledge of different countries and cultures through this fascinating lecture series. The presentations may include slides and various artifacts. Come early for the Soup-er Lunch prior to the lecture. Petersen Barn Community Center Presenter: International Cultural Service Program, U of O May 23 Th 12:30-1:15p Free #104244 This non-amplified musical group is for individuals who play a stringed instrument or harmonica and enjoy playing music with others. Bring your instrument and join in! Petersen Barn Community Center Ongoing M 3-4:30p 25¢ drop-in fee No group May 27, Jun 24, Jul 8 Presentations All presentations are free, but pre-registration is required. Secrets to Getting Your Home Sold Ages 50 & up FREE! Learn staging tips and tricks, pricing strategies, and what fix-ups you should do to enhance your home’s appeal. Join the Barnies’ Potluck prior to the presentation. Petersen Barn Community Center Presenters: Real estate agents from Team Thayer, Key Realty Group Jun 3 M Noon-1p Free #104871 Button Collecting Ages 50 & up FREE! Buttons have been admired and collected for centuries. Sandra Olson has collected buttons for decades, and is a member of local, state and national button clubs. She will showcase antique, vintage and historical buttons and discuss the art of button collecting. Join the Barnies’ Potluck prior to the presentation. Petersen Barn Community Center Presenter: Sandra Olson Aug 5 M Noon-1p Free #104882 So You’re Going on Medicare Ages 50 & up FREE! This presentation will review the basics of Medicare coverage, Medicare Advantage Plans (e.g. HMOs and PPOs), Medigap (Medicare supplemental insurance) and prescription drug plans. This presentation is not co-sponsored by Medicare. Petersen Barn Community Center May 14 Tu 1:30-3p Free #104258 Jun 11 Tu 1:30-3p Free #104259 Jul 9 Tu 1:30-3p Free #104260 Aug 13 Tu 1:30-3p Free #104261 Having “The Conversation” With Your Kids Ages 50 & up FREE! “The Conversation” is the first step in taking control over what you want to have happen for that time when you’re not able to say what you want to happen. It’s the opportunity for seniors to express their wishes related to end of life care. Join the Barnies’ Potluck prior to the presentation. Petersen Barn Community Center Presenter: Nanette Wilkins, Cascade Hospice May 6 M Noon-1p Free #104869 Social Gatherings & Meals Soup-er Lunch Ages 50 & up Enjoy a delicious bowl of hot soup, salad, warm bread and dessert. During lunch, a student from the UO’s International Cultural Service Program will share information about their native country. Petersen Barn Community Center May 23 Th Noon-2p $5 #104243 Movie Matinee at the Barn Ages 50 & up Come enjoy a matinee movie at the Barn. Snacks provided! Drop-in; pre-registration not required. Petersen Barn Community Center May 28 Tu 1-3:30p $1 War Horse (PG-13) 59 Strawberry Social Ages 50 & up It’s that time of year again! Ripe Oregon strawberries are ready to be paired with freshly baked shortcake biscuits – an unbeatable duo! Bring your friends and family and enjoy a delightful afternoon! Petersen Barn Community Center Jun 20 Th 2-3p $3 #104247 Petersen Barn Community Center Ongoing Th 9a-3p 25¢ drop-in fee No poker Jul 4 Women’ s Poker Ages 50 & up Barnies Barbecue & Picnic Ages 50 & up All seniors are invited to an old fashioned barbecue and picnic on the patio of Petersen Barn (wind permitting). You bring the salad or dessert and we’ll provide the main dish and beverages. Register by June 28. Petersen Barn Community Center Jul 1 M 11:30a-1p $3 #104248 Join your neighborhood ladies for a friendly game of poker on the 1st and 2nd Tuesdays of the month. Petersen Barn Community Center Ongoing 1st/2nd Tu 12:30-4:30p 25¢ drop-in fee Pinochle Ages 50 & up Enjoy a game or two of Pinochle with area seniors on Mondays and Fridays. Please arrive five minutes early. Newcomers welcome! Petersen Barn Community Center Ongoing MF 12:30-3p 25¢ drop-in fee Wii Bowling at the Barn ♥ Ages 50 & up Instead of wooden lanes and pins, bowlers hit the ‘virtual lanes’ using the Nintendo’s Wii™ game system in this fast growing trend. Get up, get healthy and enjoy this unique bowling game. Drop-in; pre-registration not required. Petersen Barn Community Center May 7-Aug 20 1st/3rd Tu 1-3p 25¢ drop-in fee Blueberry Bash Ages 50 & up We start with fresh, luscious Oregon blueberries and bake them into a golden brown homemade cobbler topped with vanilla ice cream. It’s the start of a wonderful afternoon at the Barn! Petersen Barn Community Center Jul 25 Th 2-3p $3 #104249 Cards & Games Special Interest Cribbage Ages 50 & up Checkrite Electronics Repair Ages 50 & up FREE! Bring a small appliance or electronic device for repair or advice on usage. For an appointment call 541-682-5521. Petersen Barn Community Center Instructor: Ken Check May 6 M 1-1:30p Free Jun 3 M 1-1:30p Free Aug 5 M 1-1:30p Free Challenge yourself and meet new friends at Petersen Barn. A fun way to spend an afternoon; but be careful, it may be addicting. Interested in learning how to play? Beginning players are welcome to come and learn! Petersen Barn Community Center Ongoing W 12:30-3p 25¢ drop-in fee Men’s Poker Ages 50 & up Join your neighborhood gentlemen for a friendly game of poker. Driver Saf ety Program–AARP Ages 50 & up This course has been designed for motorists 50 and older but is open to all ages. It will sharpen your skills and help you avoid accidents and traffic citations. Auto insurance discounts may be available to participants 55 and older who complete this six-hour course. Pre-registration is required. Petersen Barn Community Center May 20 & 22 MW 9a-Noon #104150 Jun 17 & 19 MW 9a-Noon #104151 Aug 26 & 28 MW 9a-Noon #104152 $14 book fee; $2 discount for AARP members Bring payment 1st day of class 60 Center Services Senior Law Service Ages 60 & up FREE! Senior Law Service offers free legal service to those age 60 and older with low to modest income. Assistance provided concerning any legal matter – housing, financial or personal. Petersen Barn Community Center Ongoing 3rd Th 12:30-2p Free To schedule an appointment call 541-682-5521 SHIBA Appointments Ages 50 & up FREE! Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors conduct one-on-one appointments with individuals to answer any questions about health insurance coverage, forms, etc. Petersen Barn Community Center Monthly Th 1-4p Free To schedule an appointment call 541-682-5521 Evening Ethnic Excursion ➊ Ages 50 & up Enjoy a nice summer evening dinner at the historic Campbell House Inn, instead of Pete Barn’s usual lunch trip. This is a great way to try a local restaurant in the company of friends. A surprise stop after dinner is planned. Purchase own dinner. Meet at Petersen Barn Community Center Jul 11 Th 4:30-8p $15 #105095 Trips, Tours & Excursions Ethnic + a Surprise! ➊ Ages 50 & up Circle icons ➊ indicate activity levels, see page 55 This is Pete Barn’s typical ethnic excursion trip with a surprise twist! The ethnic flavor will be Italian with lunch at Noli Ristorante Italiano. There will be a surprise stop on the way home. Purchase own lunch. Meet at Petersen Barn Community Center May 22 W 11a-3:30p $15 #105051 Petersen Barn Chapter of the Adventuring Beyond the Valley: Toledo ➌ Ages 50 & up Discover this hidden gem, which lies on a bend of the Yaquina River upriver from Newport. Stroll Main Street, enjoy art, clay and craft shops and see the largest outdoor mosaic mural in the Northwest. Explore the Railroad Heritage Display and the History Center. It’s all waiting for you in Toledo! Meet at Petersen Barn Community Center Jun 13 Th 8:30a-5:30p $29 #105053 Corvallis Pub Crawl ➌ Ages 50 & up Corvallis microbrews here we come! Enjoy a short country drive and sample the beverages from Corvallis’ best breweries, including Block 15, 2 Towns Ciderhouse and Flat Tail Brewery. Purchase own brews and lunch. Meet at Petersen Barn Community Center Jun 25 Tu 10a-4:30p $24 #105093 Is fun and frivolous for you? Join the Petersen Barn Red Hat Society, whose purpose is to “wear purple with a red hat that doesn’t suit me!” Bob’s Red Mill, Oregon Gardens, Lavender Farms and a Lorane Valley Tour are a few of the events planned for summer. Barn Red Hat chapters meet May 2 & 3 to plan new events. Cost to join either chapter is $5. For more information, call Diane Sconce, 541-682-6392. 61 Scandinavian Festival ➋ Ages 50 & up Celebrating the town’s strong Scandinavian heritage, Junction City is transformed into a charming old world town complete with windmills, ethnic dress, dancing, and Scandinavian treats. Indulge your senses and enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of this long time tradition. Meet at Petersen Barn Community Center Aug 8 Th 11a-3p $15 #105156 Frugal Fun in Florence ➋ Ages 50 & up Albany Historic Homes Tour ➌ Ages 50 & up The 36th annual Albany Historic Homes Tour features six historic homes, two churches and three museums. See these structures up close and personal. They are within walking distance of each other and include trolley and/or horse-drawn wagon rides in the $12 ticket price. Purchase own ticket and lunch. Meet at Petersen Barn Community Center Jul 27 Sa 10a-5p $25 #105152 A no frills day that is sure to give you plenty of thrills. Bring a friend to pack the van. Enjoy the beach, shopping, ice cream or casino – the choices are up to you on this low cost trip! Meet at Petersen Barn Community Center Aug 20 Tu 9a-5p $17 #105054 Progressive Lunch ➋ Ages 50 & up Eat your way through five senior centers! Visit Petersen Barn, Willamalane, River Road, Campbell and Viking Sal and enjoy a lunch course at each stop. Some will have entertainment too! Cost of lunch included. Meet at Petersen Barn Community Center Aug 29 Th 10a-4p $17 #105056 Advertise in the Rec Guide! You'll receive: - Helpful tips and information - Notice of upcoming events - Special offers for Rec eNews recipients only! 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Amazon Center is a multi-building complex which includes multi-purpose rooms, art and a ceramics studio, an outdoor amphitheater and accessible parking. It’s in the Amazon Parkway which has bike and jogging trails, playgrounds, skateboarding and dog parks, and is next to Amazon Pool. Events, classes and activities that are offered create opportunities for youth, teens, families and all adults that inspire lifelong passion to imagine, explore, learn, grow and contribute. This section contains listings for Adult programming offered at Amazon. Please look for more great Amazon Center programs and classes in: • Youth and Family, pages 8-15. • Adult Health and Fitness, pages 40-44. More adult activities are listed throughout this Rec Guide. 2700 Hilyard St., Eugene, OR 97405 541-682-5373 Open M-F 9a-5p Center closed May 27, Jul 4, Sep 2 On the web: www.eugene-or.gov/AmazonCenter Like us on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/ AmazonCommunityCenter 63 Arts/Visual Clay Arts Open Studio Ages 16 & up Concentrate on your own work. You have complete access to the ceramics studio, including wheel throwing, handbuilding, glaze and design. Fee includes 5 visits, 25 pounds of clay, firing, and glazes. Must have demonstrable skills and the ability to work independently in the studio. No instruction available. Amazon Community Center Studio Attendant: Tina Russo Jul 3-Aug 18 Su 1-4p, W 6-9p $55 #104831 Clay Handbuilding Ages 16 & up Invent, discover and create with clay. Beginning and intermediate students are introduced to techniques such as slab building, coiling, pinching and extruding. Add surface decoration and glazing to create fun and useable pieces that you can enjoy for years. Fee includes clay, glazes, and firings. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Renae Kowitz Jul 11-Aug 22 Th 6-8p $56 #104834 Watercolor Impressions Ages 18 & up Practice and experiment with new techniques. Learn from the instructor’s demonstration each week. Work at your own pace and develop your own style of painting. Supplies will be discussed at the first class. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Lois Enman Jun 24-Aug 12 M 6:30-9:30p $85 #104848 Jun 26-Aug 14 W 1-4p $85 #104846 Clay Play f or Adults Ages 16 & up Clay play is not just for kids anymore. Join the fun and explore the joy of forming lumps of clay into objects of useful beauty. This is your time to play in the mud. The instructor will teach handbuilding and introduce wheel throwing. Clay, glazes and firing included. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Tina Russo Jul 1-Aug 12 M 6:15-8p $63 #104840 Computer Digital Camera Workshop Ages 18 & up NEW! Learn the basic functions and settings needed to take good photos with your digital camera. Discover how to enhance photos using the special features. In class you’ll practice taking photos, analyzing results and applying good solutions to common problems. Bring your own digital camera with charged battery and instruction manual. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Carole Hall Jul 11-18 Th 6-8:30p $25 #104926 Clay Wheel Throwing & Handbuilding Ages 16 & up This class is for beginning and intermediate clayworkers. Basic concepts of building with clay, both by hand and on the wheel, basic glazing and introduction to advanced techniques, depending on the skill level and desire of the class. Fee includes clay, glazes and firings. Amazon Community Center Instructor: Annie Heron Jun 25-Aug 13 Tu 6-8:30p $80 #104841 Trips, Tours & Excursions Dig It – Clam Digging in Florence ➍ Ages 18 & up Pull on your mud boots and dig for butter clams in the Florence estuary. It’s a beginner digger field trip but experienced diggers are welcome. Hose down afterwards and head to town for lunch. Includes an afternoon on-the-spot clam cooking demonstration. Purchase own lunch. Meet at Amazon Community Center Jun 1 Sa 9:30a-5:30p $32 #104927 64 Buckeroo Rodeo ➌ Ages 18 & up Head on over to the Molalla Buckeroo Rodeo for a rocking good 4th of July, known as the Cowboy Christmas in rodeo circles. The Buckeroo was established to commemorate the railroad coming to Molalla. Celebrate the birth of the nation, Northwest pioneer style. Lunch and admissions on your own. Meet at Amazon Community Center Jul 4 Th 9a-5:30p $32 #105127 Bohemia Mining Days ➋ Ages 18 & up Since the 1860s gold has been mined from Bohemia, just east of Cottage Grove. Explore the rich history of the area and enjoy the celebration at this delightful small town festival. With cherry spitting, tug o’ war, pie bake-offs, and beard growing contests, there is something for everyone. Lunch on your own. No admission charges. Meet at Amazon Community Center Jul 20 Sa 9a-5:30p $32 #105129 Portland Spirit Cruise ➋ Ages 18 & up Enjoy a two-hour cruise along the spectacular Portland waterfront. The ship’s chefs will serve you an amazing lunch as you cruise upriver from Portland. On the main deck, live entertainment will be featured after your meal as you enjoy the cruise home. Fee includes round trip ground transportation to Portland. Meet at Amazon Community Center Aug 3 Sa 9a-5:30p $70 #104928 Make your exercise more fun – DANCE! City of Eugene Recreation o ers a variety of dance classes for children, teens and adults of all abilities, including: • Hip-Hop • Pre-ballet & Ballet • Jazz & Modern Dance • Tap Dance • Belly Dance • Zumba • Nia Dance • Line Dance • Folk Dance Get moving and make new friends! Registration is now underway. For more information, go to: www.eugene-or.gov/recguide or call 541-682-5333. 65 Adaptive Recreation Adaptive Recreation provides diverse recreation programs and services that enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities. For information on how to register, see page 92. For facility locations and contact information, see pages 6-7. Find us on the web: www.eugene-or.gov/RecAdaptive Like us on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/EugeneAdaptiveRec modate each individual, however, if a person’s conduct poses physical harm, risk to self or to others, he/she will be removed from City programs and activities. Inclusion Services It’s as easy as 1-2-3 1) Discuss your request for inclusion services with the person taking your registration and/or 2) Request accommodations at least two weeks in advance using a City of Eugene Inclusion Request form at www.eugene-or.gov/recinclusion. 3) Once a request has been received, a Recreation staff person will contact you. The City of Eugene’s Recreation staff is committed to making all reasonable efforts to ensure that its facilities, programs and services are accessible to and usable by all people, including individuals with disabilities. The City of Eugene has received grant funding through the National Inclusion Project. This official partnership will benefit staff’s ability to provide inclusion services. Please learn more about this organization at www.inclusionproject.org. For additional information and/or questions regarding inclusion, accessibility and accommodations call 541-682-8837. program information Classes & Activities These classes and activities are planned for people with disabilities, along with their families and friends. Courses are structured for different levels of ability to focus on training opportunities and/or for socialization. All other classes offered by Recreation Services are also open to people with disabilities. All Adapted Recreation courses require registration. A Participant Information Form is required prior to attendance. Fees do not include the cost of meals at events, unless noted otherwise. For more information call 541-682-5311. Orientation Staff are available to discuss recreation opportunities. Please call for an interview prior to registering for classes. A Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist can help answer your questions regarding the activities that are most appropriate for you, a family member or an individual in your care. Wanted: Volunteers Your friendship and involvement with participants in the Adaptive Recreation program is critical. You need not be an expert – support and feedback are provided for all volunteers. If you or your group are interested in volunteering any amount of time, and if you’d like to have fun and interesting experiences helping others, please call 541-682-6327. Conduct Every effort will be made to reasonably accom- 66 Bicycling Adapted Bike Assessment Get advice on what type of bicycle to rent through an individual assessment. A specialist will work with you one-on-one to explore the variety of bicycles and find the best match for you. Appointments are available on Tuesdays or Thursdays. Call for an appointment, 541-682-5311. Hilyard Community Center $10 Adaptive Bike Rental ♥ Did you know that Adaptive Recreation has a variety of adaptive bicycles available for rent? Choose from recumbent trikes, side-by-side trikes, tandems, handcycles, and more. Hourly, daily or weekly rentals available. To schedule a rental call 541-682-5311. Hilyard Community Center Gentle Yoga for You ♥ Ages 18 & up Learn about the healing art of yoga. The benefits include reduced stress, toned muscles, increased strength, and more. Designed for individuals with temporary or chronic physical limitations. For more information call 541-682-5311. Washington Park Center Jul 3-Aug 7 W 6-7:15p $37.50 #105229 Aug 14-Sep 18 W 6-7:15p $37.50 #105230 Dances Sizzlin’ Summer Jam Ages 16 & up Pull on your dancin’ shoes and join friends for a night of swingin’ to your favorite summer tunes! Caregivers attending with participants for support must register, but at no cost, due to building capacity. For more information call Hilyard Center, 541-682-5311. Hilyard Community Center Jul 19 F 7-9p $7 #105251 Level 1 Strength Training f or People with MS ♥ Ages 22 & up Exercise techniques help improve function and prevent contractures, muscle imbalance and atrophy. Level 1 develops and maintains strength, balance and flexibility. Work at your own ability and pace. Exercises are performed from a chair or standing. Individuals must be able to exercise independently or have an assistant during class. Hilyard Community Center Jul 2-Sep 17 Tu 10:30-11:30a $60 #105240 Health & Wellness Build Your Body ♥ Ages 16 & up This class provides a structured, basic weight training and exercise program and is held at the YMCA. Participants must be able to move to weight stations independently or bring an assistant. Designed for individuals with disabilities. YMCA, 2055 Patterson St. Jul 1-Sep 9 MW 3-4p $85 #105219 No class Sep 2 Equipment Loan & Rentals Adapted recreation equipment is available for rent. Call 541-682-5311. Equipment includes: • Beach wheelchair and all terrain wheelchair • Mono-ski, bi-ski, outriggers and adapted snow sled • Adapted water ski • Handcycles • Adapted art equipment • Adapted golf carts available at Laurel wood and River Ridge golf courses Fitness For All ♥ Ages 16 & up This fun fitness class is just right for anyone! Class utilizes energizing circuit training and motivating activities. Learn fun exercises and move toward a healthier you! Designed for individuals with disabilities. Hilyard Community Center Jul 1-Sep 9 MW 4:30-5:30p $70 #105221 No class Sep 2 Non-city residents are assessed a 20% surcharge for registered activities & rentals. 67 Adaptive aquatics makes summer fun Last summer was a blast for Amy’s three children, dedicated, intelligent, and patient staff that keep Aaron, Amelia and Andy. All three experience a disyou smiling!” ability and participated in activities through Adaptive Adaptive Recreation Services offers a wide range Recreation Services. of activities for individuals with disabilities all year In a letter to staff, Amy said, “We just wanted to thank around. For more information, go to www.eugene-or. everyone at the Hilyard Center for all the great outgov/recadaptive or call 542-682-5311. door activity classes (including Friday Rec) that Andy, Aaron and Amelia participated in over the summer. ‘A-3’ really had a lot of fun and learned a lot!” Aaron and Amelia took the adaptive aquatics class and, to their mother’s surprise, learned to snorkel. Amy says the new skill could inspire more fun in the future – “Perhaps a trip to the Caribbean for snorkeling!” she says. “The class was great exercise and at the same time a lot of fun, with important swim safety and skills learned. We are so appreciative to have these wonderful opportunities to learn more and live a healthy life. Most of all, it was a delight to meet such Participants enjoy an Adaptive Rec Swim event. Individuals in the story are not pictured. Level 2 Strength Training f or People with MS ♥ Ages 22 & up Exercise techniques help improve function and prevent contractures, muscle imbalance and atrophy. Level 2 provides more advanced exercises to develop and maintain strength, balance and flexibility, completed at a quicker pace. Participants are encouraged to work within their energy limits. Exercises are done on a mat, balance ball, or standing. Participants exercise independently. Hilyard Community Center Jul 11-Sep 26 Th 10:30-11:30a $60 #105248 will emphasize breathing techniques, stretching and relaxation. Hilyard Community Center Jul 1-Aug 5 M 10:30a-12:30p $40 #105234 Aug 12-Sep 23 M 10:30a-12:30p $40 #105233 No class Sep 2 Zumba Moves ♥ Ages 16 & up Have fun and get fit with this new Zumba class! Learn the basic steps of Zumba as you shake, shimmy and salsa your way to a healthier you! Designed for individuals with disabilities. Hilyard Community Center Jul 5-Sep 6 F 4:30-5:30p $55 #105249 Water Fun Fit ♥ Ages 16 & up What could be more fun than getting fit while splashing in the pool? Water Fun Fit will help you work on your fitness goals and learn how to keep yourself safe in and around various bodies of water such as pools, lakes, rivers and the ocean. For people with disabilities. Amazon Pool Jul 30-Aug 29 TuTh 9:45-10:45a $70 #105227 Leadership & Self Development Summer Nights Ages 22-49 NEW! Yoga f or People with MS ♥ Ages 18 & up Yoga has been shown to improve circulation, balance and flexibility, and to reduce muscle tension, nervousness, depression, anxiety, and emotional stress – all common symptoms of MS. This class Summertime’s hoppin’ around town! Join in on a fun, new way to explore leisure interests, gain new skills and enjoy local events. This new program gives women “gal time” on alternating Tuesday evenings, and men time to “talk shop” on alternating Thursday evenings. Register today! Designed for individuals with disabilities. Hilyard Community Center Summer Nights Women Jul 2-Aug 27 Alternating Tu 4:30-7:30p $70 #105260 Summer Nights Men Jul 11-Sep 5 Alternating Th 4:30-7:30p $70 #105261 68 Social Gatherings & Meals Friday Recreation Ages 18 & up It’s Friday! Looking to start your weekend a little early? Join in and enjoy your favorite recreation interests, explore new ones and once a month venture out to the community. Designed for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Hilyard Community Center Jul 5-Aug 2 F Noon-2p $35 #105222 Aug 9-Sep 6 F Noon-2p $35 #105223 Sports & Athletic Leagues Athletes in Motion ♥ Ages 6 & up This program introduces and supports individuals with physical disabilities in adapted sports, including basketball, tennis, volleyball and cycling. You’ll meet on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Co-sponsored with Willamalane Parks and Recreation District. Willamalane Center, 250 S. 32nd St. in Springfield May 12-Aug 25 2nd/4th Su 1-3p #103276 $3/week for Paralympic Sport Club members (see below) $5/week for non-members Saturday Night Action LIVE Ages 22-59 SNA Live – it’s your night to plan! Help plan, prepare and enjoy a night of good music, activities and light dinner ... it’s a team effort! Designed for individuals with disabilities. Hilyard Community Center Jun 8 Sa 5-8p $25 #105407 Jul 13 Sa 5-8p $25 #105408 Aug 10 Sa 5-8p $25 #105409 Sept 14 Sa 5-8p $25 #105412 Paralympic Sport Club ♥ Ages 6 & up Paralympic Sport Club Eugene is a communitybased sports development program to involve children and adults with physical and visual disabilities in sports and physical activity. For more information contact Patty Prather at 541-682-6365. $15 yearly membership fee #104298 Special Events Summer Beach Party at Amazon Pool ♥ All ages It’s a beach party – lounge, wade, swim and play! Celebrate summertime with your friends and family at Amazon Pool. Adaptive Recreation has rented the entire pool for individuals with disabilities, their families and friends. Call 541-682-5311 for information on agency discounts. Amazon Pool Aug 16 F 6-8p #105253 $5/person or $20/family of 5 or more SUMMER Camps This camp is specifically designed for youth with disabilities. However, all Recreation camps are open to all children, regardless of ability. For more camps see pages 74-87. Summer Quest Ages 12-21 NEW! Journey to amazing global adventures with Summer Quest 2013! This awesome day camp is filled with opportunities to explore international wonders, develop friendships and life skills, while experiencing outdoor adventures, swimming, trips, and various projects! Camp will provide life-enriching opportunities to individuals who generally benefit from extra support as they strive for daily success within leisure, school and community settings. Washington Park Center Jul 1-5 MTuWF 9:30a-4:30p $136 #105210 Jul 8-12 M-F 9:30a-4:30p $170 #105211 Jul 15-19 M-F 9:30a-4:30p $170 #105212 Jul 22-26 M-F 9:30a-4:30p $170 #105213 Jul 29-Aug 2 M-F 9:30a-4:30p $170 #105214 Aug 5-9 M-F 9:30a-4:30p $170 #105215 Aug 12-16 M-F 9:30a-4:30p $170 #105216 Aug 19-23 M-F 9:30a-4:30p $170 #105217 69 the rapids are thrilling. Designed for injured, ill or wounded veterans, including those with PTSD, and their families. Adapted rafting frames available for those with physical disabilities. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Jul 28 Su 8:30a-5p $50 #103912 Family Blackberry Raft f or Veterans ♥ Ages 7 & up NEW! Imagine the fun as your family floats along the Willamette and stops to pick blackberries. Bring empty containers, picnic lunch and place settings. Wear tennies and quick drying clothes. Availability of berries depends on season. For injured, ill and disabled veterans, their families and friends. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Aug 11 Su 11a-4:30p $30 #103916 water Sports Adapted Rowing ♥ Ages 10 & up Oregon Association of Rowers wants to bring rowing to everyone, regardless of limitations. Rowing is good for people who desire independence, want to improve their endurance, like water, and will leave their wheelchair or crutches behind. $5 drop-in fee. For more information and times call Carly Schmidt at 541-682-8837. Meet at OAR Boathouse at Lowell State Park, 850 N. Shore Dr. in Lowell $5 drop in fee Family Sunset Float f or Veterans ♥ Ages 7 & up NEW! Paddle raft down the scenic Willamette River and enjoy the golden hour as the sun sets. Open to injured, ill, wounded and/or disabled veterans and their families and friends. Adapted rafting frames available for people with a physical disability. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Aug 24 Sa 5:30-8:30p $30 #104299 Veterans Cycling f or Veterans ♥ Ages 18 & up FREE! Join other vets on weekly bike rides after work. Meet at Maurie Jacobs Park parking lot. For Veterans of all abilities. If you need an adapted bike, contact Patty at 541-682-5311. Maurie Jacobs Park, meet in parking lot, N end of Fir Ln. Apr 30-Sep 10 Tu 5:30-7:30p Free #103891 Sailing f or Veterans ♥ Ages 18 & up NEW! Join Outdoor Program sailing staff for this four week class designed for members of the Wounded Warrior Project as well as veterans with PTSD and TBI. Learn terminology, and hands-on experience with knots, rigging and safe boating skills. August 23rd is a family sail to show off your skills. Includes fee for ASA certification. For more information call Patty at 541-682-6365. Meet at Richardson Park Marina on Fern Ridge Reservoir Class Aug 4-18 Su 2-7:30p $275 #104300 Family Sail Aug 23 F 3-8:30p Free #105226 Lane County parking fee is $3/day or $30/season Purchase online at www.lanecounty.org Diamond & Vets Ages 18 & up NEW! FREE! Want to catch a big fish at Diamond Lake? Join other veterans who own boats and want to take you out to catch the one. This trip is designed for veterans who have been injured, ill, or wounded including those with PTSD. A pontoon boat for wheelchair users will be available as well. For more information call Patty, 541-682-5311. Leaves from Roseburg VA, 913 NW Garden Valley Blvd. Jun 19 W 5:30a-7:30p Free #105259 McKenzie River Rafting f or Veterans ♥ Ages 18 & up Explore the beautiful McKenzie River from Finn Rock to Ben and Kay Dorris State Park. The scenery is spectacular, the water is crystal clear and 70 Trips, Tours & Excursions Awesome Adventures ♥ ➌ Ages 16 & up Get out of the house, explore nature, hike a new trail and meet new friends. Each week is a new adventure, so check dates and times. You’ll travel to scenic locations, hike to a nice spot along the water and have a picnic lunch. For the mystery hike, you must have attended at least two hikes. Bring a sack lunch. Not suitable for walkers or wheelchairs. Designed for people with disabilities. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Fall Creek Hike & Picnic Jul 9 Tu 10a-4p Shotgun Creek Park Jul 18 Th 5:30-8:30p $25 #104290 $15 #104291 Uhlhorn Fishing Trip ➋ Ages 18 & up A day trip to Leaburg Lake for individuals with Tramuatic Brain Injuries and residents of ShelterCare’s Uhlhorn and RiverKourt. Bring a sack lunch and snacks. Fishing poles and day licenses will be provided. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Jul 11 Th 10a-4p $25 #104286 Eugene Emeralds Game ➋ Ages 16 & up Take me out to the ballgame! Bring your friends and family to cheer on the Eugene Emeralds baseball team. The $12 admission ticket is included in registration fee. Bring money for dinner and snacks. Designed for people with disabilities and their family and friends. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Jul 14 Su 4:15-8:30p $32 #103905 McKenzie River Hike Jul 23 Tu 10a-4p $35 #104292 After the hike you’ll head to Belknap Hot Springs for a soak; bring a towel, swim suit, and $10 for the soak Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Aug 1 Th Honeyman State Park Aug 6 Tu Brice Creek Falls Aug 15 Th Silver Creek Falls Aug 20 Tu 5:30-8:30p 10a-4p 5:30-8:30p 9:30a-5p $15 #104293 $30 #104294 $15 #104295 $30 #104296 TRIP POLICIES Fees include van transportation, leadership and insurance, unless noted otherwise. Meals and admission to venues are not included in the fee unless noted otherwise in the description. Every attempt is made to follow the itinerary; if circumstances beyond our control do not allow that to happen, no refunds will be given. If needed, please request a lift-assisted van at the time of registration. Mystery Hike & Party Aug 29 Th 5:30-8:30p $15 #104297 The last hike of the season; hike to a mystery spot and have a grand party celebrating your accomplishments Eugene Pro Rodeo ➋ Ages 18 & up See all the action at the Eugene Pro Rodeo. Watch riders as they try their luck at holding onto the reins. Bring $10 for dinner. Reserved seating admission included in fee. Designed for people with disabilities. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Jul 5 F 5:30-10p $45 #103902 ACTIVITY LEVEL RATINGS Level ➊ Little walking. OK for those with walkers, wheelchairs or walking difficulties. Level ➋ Moderate walking. Similar to that at a shopping center or large museum. Level ➌ Walking of 1-2 miles (1 to 1.5 hours), as on a walking tour of gardens or the zoo. May be steps or hills. Level ➍ Walking of 3-6 miles on moderate trails. May be rough, hilly or at higher altitude. Access to medical help may be limited. Level ➎ Long hikes of 5+ miles. May be very rough, hilly or high altitude. Access to medical help may be limited. Consult your physician before participating in any trips/activities to be sure they are appropriate for you. Weather and/or trail conditions may change unpredictably. These levels are approximations only; your experience may vary. Oregon Zoo ➌ Ages 18 & up Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! With friends! Bring $11.50 for admission, a sack lunch and extra money for souvenirs. Not recommended for people who use wheelchairs or walkers due to steep inclines at the zoo. Designed for adults with disabilities. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Jul 6 Sa 8:30a-5:30p $35 #103904 71 Bohemia Mining Days Adaptive ➋ Ages 16 & up Since the 1860s gold has been mined from Bohemia, near Cottage Grove. Explore the area’s rich history and celebrate this delightful small town festival. With cherry spitting, tug o’ war, pie bakeoffs and beard-growing contests – something for everyone. Bring money for lunch and snacks. Designed for individuals with disabilities. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Jul 20 Sa 10:30a-4p $25 #103906 BBQ at the Beach ➋ Ages 16 & up Head to the beach for a fun day of flying kites, playing Frisbee, hanging out and having a BBQ. Hamburgers, hot dogs and all the trimmings are included in the registration fee. Designed for people with disabilities. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Aug 10 Sa 9a-5p $35 #104287 Uhlhorn Beach Trip ➋ Ages 18 & up Join others from ShelterCare’s Uhlhorn and River Kourt programs for a day at the beach. Fly kites, walk on the beach and enjoy the coast. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Aug 15 Th 10a-4:30p $25 #104947 Blueberry Picking & Ice Cream Making ➋ Ages 16 & up Head out to the blueberry fields and pick fresh, yummy berries. Then head back to Hilyard Center to make a batch of delicious blueberry ice cream. Bring a sack lunch and $10 for snacks and blueberries. Designed for people with disabilities. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Jul 21 Su 10:30a-4p $25 #103907 Guide Dogs f or the Blind Graduation ➋ Ages 18 & up Attend the graduation of a new class of guide dogs in Boring, Oregon. Puppy raisers say goodbye to their graduating dogs, and graduating class members bid farewell to return to their homes with new partners by their sides. Bring money for lunch. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Aug 17 Sa 8a-5:30p $35 #103915 Devil’s Elbow Picnic Van Trip ➋ Ages 18 & up Visit Devil’s Elbow State Park for a day at the beach. Take a walk on the beach, explore the tide pools, hike out to the light house or just soak up some rays and sea air. Bring your own picnic lunch. Designed for people with disabilities. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Aug 18 Su 8:45a-4:30p $30 #103919 Family Sunset Float ➌ Ages 7 & up Paddle raft down the scenic Willamette River and enjoy the golden hour as the sun sets on the horizon. Adapted rafting frames available for people with a physical disability. Designed for people with disabilities and their family. Wear footwear that can get wet; a billed cap and sunglasses are recommended. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Jul 25 Th 5-9p $30 #103910 Autism Kindtree Retreat Transportation For people who need a ride from Hilyard Community Center to the Autism Kindtree Family Retreat, and back to Hilyard. You must register for the camp through Kindtree. Leave on Friday at 1:00 pm and return to Hilyard on Sunday at 3:00 pm. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Aug 23/25 F/Su 1-4p Free #103918 Blackberry Jam Festival ➋ Ages 16 & up This wholesome community event features great music, unique crafts and delicious food. Join friends for this fun festival in Lowell. Bring money for lunch and snacks. Designed for individuals with disabilities. Meet at Hilyard Community Center Jul 27 Sa 10a-4p $25 #103908 72 Support Groups Eugene Stroke Support Group Campbell Community Center Ongoing 1st M 6:30-7:30p No meeting Sep 2 Free Ages 18 & up FREE! Support Group for individuals and families/caregivers who have had a stroke or assist someone who has experienced a stroke. Meetings may consist of speakers, videos or open forums. Meets ongoing the 1st Wednesday of the month. For more information call 541-682-5311. Hilyard Community Center Ongoing 1st W 11a-12:30p Free #105257 Parkinson’s Support Group Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. For more information call Dave Schwieger, 541-686-8615. Campbell Community Center Ongoing 2nd Tu 10:30a-Noon Free Ages 18 & up FREE! Other Support Groups FREE! All meet at Hilyard Community Center; Drop in A.L.S. 3-5p 2nd Wed Brain Injury Group (BIG) 11a-1p Every Tu Hearing Loss of Lane Co. 6:30-9:30p 2nd Th Support for Independent Living with Visual Impairment (SILVI) Noon-2p 2nd/4th Fri Spinal Cord Injury Resource & Support Group All ages FREE! This local group promotes camaraderie through friendship, education, advocacy and recreation to enhance the quality of life for those affected by spinal cord injuries and disabilities and their families. Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. For more information contact Tim Shearer at email@example.com. Hilyard Community Center Ongoing 2nd Tu 3:30-5p Free customized activities Accessible Pursuits Are you looking for exciting and rewarding activities for your group? Organizations, agencies and individuals are invited to participate in the Accessible Pursuits program. It uses the expertise and resources of the City of Eugene Adaptive Recreation Services to design a recreation program that meets your specific needs. Customized activities can include: • Cycling • Leisure education • Kayaking • Art • River rafting • Community outings The benefits include: • Activities that are affordable and tailored to the needs of your organization and clients. • Access to a wide variety of adapted equipment and services. • Activities that are safe and accessible. • Activities that are provided by Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists and other trained and knowledgeable staff. • Accessible wheelchair transportation. Accessible Pursuits focuses on helping participants discover their own innate talents, acquire greater independence, and develop enduring peer group relationships that are instrumental to improving the quality of their lives. Let Accessible Pursuits bring fun directly to you. For more information contact Patty Prather at 541-682-5311. Diabetes Support & Information Group Ages 18 & up FREE! Learn more about how to control pre-diabetes and diabetes with proper diet and exercise. Meets on the 3rd Friday of each month. For more information call 541-682-5318. Campbell Community Center Instructor: Willa Reich Ongoing 3rd F 10a-Noon Free Grandparents with Grandchildren Support Group Ages 18 & up FREE! For grandparents who have partial or full custody, or play a major role in raising their grandchildren. A chance to network with other grandparent caregivers. Meetings are primarily open discussion, plus speakers, activities, or resource sessions. For information call 541-682-5318. Campbell Community Center Ongoing W 10-11a Free Osteoporosis/Osteopenia Support Group Ages 18 & up FREE! For individuals, caregivers, and families who have experienced osteoporosis or osteopenia. Meetings may have speakers, videos, open forums, or activities. Meets the 1st Monday of the month. For more information call Cindy O’Brien at 541-345-9224. 73 Finding the Right Camp for Your Child Summer Camps Recreation Can Accommodate Special Needs Recreation strives to include every child. If your son or daughter may be uncomfortable, find it hard to follow rules, or be hesitant to participate in most activities, he or she may be more successful with an accommodation. Arrange for an inclusion evaluation at least two weeks prior to the start of camp by asking for an Inclusion Request Form at any community center, or get one online at the URL below. The inclusion coordinator will contact you to make an appointment. For more information about inclusion, go to www.eugene-or.gov/recinclusion. Matching your child’s personality and interests is an important part of choosing the right camp. Consider the camp’s staff-to-child ratio, level of activity, and the total number of kids to determine which camp environment best suits your child’s personality and temperament. Next, find a camp that interests your child. The topics of some of Recreation’s 100 summer camps are: • Art, dance or make believe • Adventure, fantasy or magic • Sports or creative messes • Adaptive, science or cooking • Swimming, tennis or soccer • Fashion or photography • Skateboarding or rock climbing • Environmental or surfing • Archeology and robotics • Police Activities League • Counselor–in-training, and • Kayaking, sailing or rafting Non-city residents are assessed a 20% surcharge for registered activities & rentals. Camp Details You can register for all camps at www.eugene-or. gov/recenroll or through any City of Eugene community center or pool. For more information about registration, see page 92. Some camps must be paid in full when you register. For all others, you can reserve a space with a $25 deposit. Full payment is due three weeks prior to the camp start date. Withdrawals after June 1 forfeit the deposit. Scholarships and sibling discounts may be available; please ask. A Summer Camp Health Form must be completed and is available at www.eugene-or.gov/reccamps or at the community centers. Camps at Amazon Center Imagine, play and create! If you like to act, draw, paint, build and imagine, this is the place to be. Talented arts instructors, educators and recreation leaders bring special skills and training to offer a fun, safe and creative summer at camp. The camps mix visual, 3D and performance arts with games, swimming and play to keep campers fresh and creative. For more info contact Amazon Center, 541-682-5373 Typical Schedule (ages 5-11) 7:30-9a 9-9:15a 9:15-10:30a 10:30a-Noon Noon-1:30p 1:30-3p 3-3:30p 3:30-6p Extended care; separate registration (see right) Check in Arts activities, snack, games Arts activities Lunch & games Reading, storytelling, arts, snack Clean up & check out Extended care; separate sign up (see right) Special Activity on Tuesday/Thursday 1:30-3:30p Amazon Pool Special Activity on Friday 3-3:30p Performance or art show Every day: Bring lunch, water bottle, sunscreen Extended Care (ages 5-11) Extended hours are available for campers attending Amazon Community Center summer camps. To enroll call 541-682-5373. Amazon Community Center $10/week for morning hours, 7:30-9a $20/week for afternoon hours, 3:30-6p $25/week for both 74 Art on the Amazon / ages 3-5 Camp Mess We are going to do some of the messiest art ever! Paint with your feet, learn to make gak, and make tracks in the mud. Make great art while having fun. Wear clothes that can get messy! Jun 24-28 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #104957 Aug 5-9 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #104964 Ocean Adventures Under the sea is a marvelous place. Do you know about the hermit crab that carries his house on his back? Become a pirate or a mermaid. Make fishes, crabs and jellyfish. And of course there’ll be lots of storytelling and play. Jul 1-5 MTuWF 9a-Noon $48 #104956 Aug 12-16 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #104965 No camp Jul 4 Art on the Amazon / ages 5-7 Little Wizards Join the American School of Wizardry Prep. Make a special box to hold potions, dragon eggs and wands. Play quidditch and freeze dance at the Muggles’ dance parties. Your imagination supplies the fun and we supply the wizardry to make it magical. Jun 17-21 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #105009 Wonderland Fall down the rabbit hole with us. Have Mad Hatter tea parties, make wands, and create your own wonderland to play in. Jul 8-12 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #104958 Wonderland Magic Fall down the rabbit hole to a fantasy land of grinning cats and tea parties. Through magical imagination and spells, you will create the most amazing wands, wings and jabberwockys. Jun 24-28 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #104977 Jedi Jr. Academy Join the Younglings, Jedis-in-training. Learn about the force and train with the Amazon Grand Master. Make the art and costumes to put on a Star Wars performance on Friday. Jul 1-5 MTuWF 9a-3:30p $112 #104968 Aug 12-16 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #104970 No camp Jul 4 Circus Lion and tigers and bears – oh my! Let’s run away and join the circus this week. You can make costumes to look like a fierce tiger or a high-wire acrobat. Circus music, some play on the mats and tall circus tales. Jul 15-19 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #104959 Magical Make Believe Using only your brilliant imagination, you can create and play in the wonderful world of make believe. Here you can play-act being a princess, a knight, a unicorn or a dragon. There will be storytelling and lots of outdoor fun. Jul 29-Aug 2 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #104954 Aug 19-23 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #104955 75 Game Jam Jr. Do you love Yoshi, Princess Peach and the Mario Bros? Now you can play act your favorite game live with your camp friends. Create your favorite character’s costume and make your screen game come to life. Jul 29-Aug 2 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #104976 Camp Messy It’s a mess that you are encouraged to make. Experiment with ordinary things that ooze and fizz. Play with mud and make slime. Exploding volcanoes, Jackson Pollack style splatter murals. It’s art, science and fun all in one messy week. Aug 5-9 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #104967 Caped Crusaders All you need to be a caped crusader is a superpowered imagination, a cape and the desire to have fun all week long. Create your own superhero or supernatural creature with costumes, stories, drawing, and acting. Jul 8-12 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #104973 Up Up and Away ... In my beautiful balloon! Explore other lands and learn how to be a hero by helping others. And we’ll find a million different ways to use balloons! Fill them with helium and water, make paper maché and so much more. Aug 26-30 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #105006 Hip Hop Dance Learn fun dance routines with professional dancers. Be a DJ and learn about the world of hip hop dance and art. Age-appropriate music, lots of fun and lots of dancin’. Jul 15-19 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #104969 Aug 19-23 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #104979 ¿Que Pasa Niños? What’s happenin’ kids? Visit our neighbors in Mexico through art, music and language. Learn a variety of Mexican visual folk art. Don’t forget to come back after camp to dance with Son Melao on Thursday night (see page 24). Jul 22-26 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #104972 Art on the Amazon / ages 8-11 The American School of Wizardry Brush off your brooms for the 15th year of quidditch, spells, ancient languages and magical crafts. Join Professor Marcus Ambrosius (professional actor/storyteller Mark Lewis) for an actionpacked week of fun, creativity and imagination. You may sign up for only one wizardry school this summer. Jun 17-21 M-F 9a-3:30p $160 #105084 Jun 24-28 M-F 9a-3:30p $160 #105091 76 Jedi Academy If the force be with you, young padawan, then you must join the Academy. Seek the skills of the Jedi knights while creating props, sets and costumes to complete your Jedi education. Jul 1-5 MTuWF 9a-3:30p $112 #105088 Aug 12-16 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #105092 No camp Jul 4 Time Travel The year is 1938 and our intrepid time traveler, Archie Diggs, is trapped in time by sinister agents of Umbra. Decipher ancient languages, explore different cultures and create artifacts. It’s fullcontact creativity as you work with professional actor Mark Lewis to foil our nemesis. Jul 8-12 M-F 9a-3:30p $160 #105080 Game Jam Calling all gamers! Experience live action construction and role playing. You have built amazing things in Minecraft, you have been the hero in Braid; now make it happen in real time game time. Jul 29-Aug 2 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #105082 Hip Hop Breakin’ Learn all about what’s behind MC-ing, DJ-ing and street art! Practice dance routines with professional dancer Lindsey Shields. Develop your hiphop persona. Age-appropriate music and lots of fun to be had. Jul 15-19 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #105089 Aug 19-23 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #105094 Camp Mess Discover the art of getting messy. Experiment with ordinary things that ooze and fizz. Play with mud, slime and things that go glop. Exploding volcanoes, Jackson Pollack style splatter murals. It’s art, science and fun all in one messy week. Aug 5-9 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #105083 ¿Que Pasa? What’s happenin’? Visit our neighbors in Mexico through art, music and language. Special guest artist Jessica Zapata teaches a variety of Mexican folk arts. Don’t forget to come back after camp to dance with Son Melao on Thursday night (see page 24). Jul 22-26 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #105081 Archaeology in the Darkaeology Mark Lewis presents a new challenge! Map tunnels, find dragon writings, dig up skeletons and piece together an understanding of the everyday life of a ancient, extinct dragon civilization below the earth. Be forewarned … those afraid of the dark need not apply. Aug 26-30 M-F 9a-3:30p $160 #105086 77 DUCKLINGS Ages 2½-5, 7:30a-6p Flexible time slots, 1 staff to 6 kids ratio. REC-CREATE Ages 4-5, 9a-2p Weekly themes, arts, crafts, sports, 1 staff to 8 kids ratio. SUMMER ADVENTURES Ages 6-12, 7:30a-6p Kids select an Art or Sports Track, swimming, and field trips included, 1 staff to 10 kids ratio. New this year – SAiL. SAiL is not a separate camp, but an alternate space to provide activities in a less stimulating way. Summer Adventures Light (SAiL) is designed for kids who want all the same activities with a bit less noise, movement and fewer transitions. When you register for Summer Adventures camps, just let the front desk know you are interested in the SAiL component of the camp. Contact Sheldon Center for more information. For more info contact Sheldon Center, 541-682-5312. Camps at Sheldon Center Ages 2½-5, 4-5, 6-12 Make this summer an adventurous mission and explore all the fun you can create, make, do and play with all of your friends. Each week’s mission will include a riddle for you to solve as you become Master Recreators. Our Magic Playhouse includes everything you need to become a magician of everyday magic! Duckling Child Care / Ages 2½-5 Exciting possibilities for exploration, discovery and learning. Arts, crafts, movement, dance, music, science and discovery time help children discover the world around them. Jun 17-28 M-F 7:30a-6p #105123 Jul 1-31 M-F 7:30a-6p #105124 Aug 1-23 M-F 7:30a-6p #105125 Flexible registration; pick your days & time slots 7:30-9a 1.5 hours $6/day 9a-Noon 3 hours $12/day Noon-2p 2 hours $8/day 2-4p 2 hours $8/day 4-6p 2 hours $8/day For more information call Sheldon Center, 541-682-5312 Registration at least one day in advance required KIDCITY Rec-Create / ages 4-5 Create a half day summer adventure filled with crafts, theme-related activities, athletic development, water play, outdoor adventures and fun. Snack included. Campers should bring: • Jacket for cool mornings • Sack lunch • Water-play wear, towel and sunscreen A camp specific brochure is available at Sheldon Community Center or online at www.eugene-or. gov/reccamps. Typical Daily Schedule 9-9:30a 9:30-10:30a 10:30-11a 11a-Noon Nooon-1p 1-2p Welcome & choice activity Active time – fitness, sports, games Snack & stories Art & enrichmewnt Lunch & quiet time Outdoor play 78 What If? Explore some history mysteries and learn some cool science. Arts: Egg drop, sun prints and moai statues. Sports: Intro to tennis, wall ball. Jul 15-19 M-F 9a-2p $111 #105109 Radical Rocks You can find radical rocks everywhere and we are going to investigate! Arts: Rock hunt, pet rocks and story stones. Sports: Dribbling and tumbling. Jul 22-26 M-F 9a-2p $111 #105110 Larger Than Lif e Learn about the elephant refuge PAWS. Arts: Painting, elephant beads, elephant collage. Sports: Kicking and dribbling games. Zany Zoo visits too! Jun 17-21 M-F 9a-2p $111 #105106 We’ ve Got Rhythm One, two, three, four – dancing, songs and fun galore. Arts: Special guests teach dance styles and drum making. Sports: Soccer and beach volleyball. Jul 29-Aug 2 M-F 9a-2p $111 #105111 Diggin’ Dinos Dig for your own buried treasure and have a dinomight adventure. Arts: Make fossils, dino door hangers, and a xvgiant dino sculpture. Sports: Running, jumping and throwing. Jun 24-28 M-F 9a-2p $111 #105105 Mud Pies & Space Skies It’s a spacetacular week learning about the universe above us. Arts: Galaxy play-dough, flying saucers, make moon pies. Sports: T-ball and soccer. Jul 1-5 MTuWF 9a-2p $88 #105107 No camp Jul 4 How the West Was Fun Get yer britches ready for a yee-haw, good ol’ adventure to the Wild West. Arts: Cooking, sewing and nature melts. Sports: Throwing/catching skills. Jul 8-12 M-F 9a-2p $111 #105108 Wooly & His Mammoth Adventure A mystery mammoth is leaving clues to your daily adventures! Arts: Make your own Wooly and his Mammoth Adventure book, sculpting. Sports: Tag games and T-ball. Aug 5-9 M-F 9a-2p $111 #105112 Pancakes on the Pyramids Unravel some ancient Egyptian crafts, games and food. Arts: Sugar pyramids, pancakes, petroglyphs and mummy rolls. Sports: Run, jump, throw. Aug 12-16 M-F 9a-2p $111 #105113 I Am Magical! Discover all the magical things about you! Arts: Family trees, photo books and I Am bookmarks. Sports: Favorite week – kids choose. Aug 19-23 M-F 9a-2p $111 #105114 79 KIDCITY Summer Adventures / ages 6-12 It’s a full day of thematic crafts, games, athletic training, cooking, science, music, dance, field trips and swimming. • Camp’s main activities occur 9 am-4 pm. There is also free care starting at 7:30 am and ending at 6 pm. • Youth are encouraged to choose either an Arts or Sports track for the week, but can choose daily. • Afternoons include swimming, slip ’n’ slides, yard games and free choice (crafts, computers, playground etc.) • Fees include all the activities, field trip entrance and two healthy snacks. • For information on SAiL, see page 78. Typical Daily Schedule 7:30-9a 9-9:30a 9:30-11:30a 11:30a-1:30p 1:30-4p 4-5p 5-6p Free choice, outside play MISSION QUEST Arts or sports track, snack All camp event, lunch & down-time Swimming, playground, free play, snack Enrichment activities Reading, free play Enchantment at Easter Island / Sailing It’s a ten-ton week of “moai” fun than you can imagine! Arts: Soap boats, rubber duck races, moai statues. Sports: Ultimate Frisbee, badminton, B-ball. Jul 15-19 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105075 Landing on the Lava Beds / Dee Wright Observatory Travel back in time this week and discover the land of lava beds. Dress up – Monday in the 50s, Tuesday the 70s, Wednesday the 80s, Thursday the future, Friday Hawaiian lu‘au party. Arts: Lava bottles, pet rocks and volcano Sports: Track and field, tennis and capture the volcano. Jul 22-26 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105076 Rhythm in the Row / Rafting One, two, three, four – a rhythmic raft and tons of songs. Arts: Make drums, tambourines and craft stick rafts. Sports: Hockey, soccer and volleyball. Jul 29-Aug 2 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105077 Sunset on the Saf ari / Wildlife Safari Learn about the elephant refuge PAWS. Arts: Painting, elephant beads, elephant banks. Sports: Hockey, B-ball, soccer. Jun 17-21 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105071 Mystery of the Mammoths / AC Gilbert Museum A mystery mammoth is leaving clues to your daily adventures! Arts: Make your own Wooly and his Mammoth Adventure book, sculpting. Sports: Bball, tennis and extreme relay. Aug 5-9 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105078 Dinosaurs on the Dunes / Honeyman Dig into the dunes for our very own archaeological dig. Arts: Make fossils, dino puppets, a giant dino sculpture. Sports: Frisbee golf, whiffle ball, tennis. Jun 24-28 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105072 Petroglyphs at the Pyramids / Honeyman Unravel some ancient Egyptian crafts, games and food. Arts: Make petroglyphs, papyrus, hieroglyphic cartouche name plates. Sports: Fencing (yep … super safe), handball, track and field. Aug 12-16 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105079 Mayhem on the Moon / OMSI It’s a spacetacular week learning about the universe above us. Arts: Make moon pies, balloon rockets, flying saucers. Sports: Badminton, soccer, capture the moon. Jul 1-5 MTuWF 7:30a-6p $116 #105073 No camp Jul 4 Magicians of Everyday Magic / Amazon Pool Enjoy a pro magic show and prepare for our 11th annual Talent Show. Arts: Hollywood stars, dancing, singing. Sports: Favorite week – kids choose. Aug 19-23 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105070 Way Out West / Ride-Able Horseback Riding Get yer britches ready for a yee-haw good ol’ adventure to the Wild West. Arts: Cooking, sewing and making paper. Sports: Horseshoes, B-ball, football drills. Jul 8-12 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105074 80 Camps at Petersen Barn Have a Summer of Adventure! Your child will love this summer program. They will play games, create works of art, explore themes, sing songs, and have some good old-fashion summer fun! Daily snack is provided. For more info contact Petersen Barn, 541-682-5521. Summer Play Adventure / ages 3-5 Celebrate Summer Have some good old fashioned fun. Outdoor games and challenges, races and an obstacle course, kites, water-painting and bubbles will be part of this week’s theme. Jul 1-5 MTuWF 9a-Noon $48 #105099 No camp Jul 4 Cooking Up Some Fun Join in for a week of food projects and recipes. Measure, chop, spread and mix up some fun. Jul 8-12 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #105100 Imagination Station We’ll put our imaginations to work this week. A bear hunt, moon walk, sculpting and creative artwork are on the agenda. Jul 15-19 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #105097 Mudsy Sudsy! Join in a week of water and dirt play. There will be bubbles, shells, sea creatures, mud pies, and fun with dirt. Aug 5-9 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #105102 Moove It! Have some active fun this week. Walk the wave, balance beam, obstacle courses, toss Frisbees, bat and throw balls, and go body bowling. Aug 12-16 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #105103 Build It! Use your imagination to construct and build with a variety of building materials. Aug 19-23 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #105104 Crazy Science There are some fun and exciting science projects waiting for you this week! We’ll create a rainbow cloud, make a naked egg and more. Jul 22-26 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #105098 Parade of Puppets Try out various puppets and add your own personal touch to them. Make puppets of your own. Jul 29-Aug 2 M-F 9a-Noon $60 #105101 81 parks throughout the city. Play and relax outside all day long, rain or shine! Morse Farm Outdoor Camps Ages 6-11 All green time, no screen time! These are the outdoor camps that everybody loves! Field trips every week to some of the most beautiful and fun places in our state. Swim at Amazon Pool and travel to a variety of These camps provide the perfect blend of organized games and activities and supervised unstructured play. Experienced staff makes the magic happen in a safe outdoor environment at the historic Wayne Morse Family Farm Park sited on 27 acres of woods and meadows. There is something for everyone at the Farm – arts and crafts, fort building or just plain hanging out. For more info call Amazon Center, 541-682-5373 On-Site Days (3 days a week) 7:30-9a Check-in, games 9-10a Round-up & rules, snack 10-11:30a Activity rotations–games, skits & crafts, READ dogs guests 11:30a-Noon Lunch Noon-1:30p Open forest / free time 1:30-3p Activity rotations–games, skits & crafts 3-3:15p Afternoon snack 3:15-3:45p Whole group activity / game 3:45-5p Open forest / water play 5-6p Free time / clean up Field Trip Days (2 days a week) 7:30-9a 9-10a Check-in, games Round-up & rules, snack Leave for trip On the Big Field Trip Day: Campers leave at 9a and return by 5p On Pool & Park Day: 10a-1p Visit a local park 1-4p Play at Amazon Pool 4-4:30p Return to the Farm 4:30-6p Open forest / free time / clean up Every day: Bring a big lunch, water bottle, sunscreen, swimsuit & towel Morse Farm Outdoor CampS / ages 6-11 Splish Splash / SPLASH Let the swimming begin! Have water relays and giant slip ’n’ slide. Relax into a long summer of fun. Jun 17-21 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105059 Crazy Science / Discovery Village Visit the incredible playhouse at Gilbert’s Children’s Museum. Make gak, lava lamps and exploding volcanoes. Amazing! Jun 24-28 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105060 Paradise / Dexter Recreation Site It’s just another day in paradise. Swim, play disc golf, hike to warm up and then just back in the lake. It doesn’t get better than this. Jul 1-5 MTuWF 7:30a-6p $116 #105061 No camp Jul 4 Treasure Island / Sailing Search for treasure and sail the high seas of Fern Ridge. Instead of going to the pool, it’s a special park and pizza week; tour Papa’s Pizza. Jul 8-12 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105066 82 Robin Hood ’s Forest / Enchanted Forest Create Sherwood Forest at Wayne Morse Farm. Try out your archery skills with experienced instructors. Jul 15-19 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105062 Carnival / Lane County Fair Whether you are an acrobat, the pop star, the stage crew or the audience, you will be a big part of creating the Friday carnival. Get inspiration from real life performers at the Fair. Jul 22-26 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105067 River Runners / Rafting Experience the best river fun in the world right here in your hometown. Raft the Willamette or McKenzie with experienced river guides. Make rock candy. Aug 12-16 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105068 Wild Wild World / Leaburg Canoe Trip It’s Chill / Honeyman This is the traditional chillin’ and relaxin’ week. Hang out at on the shore, swim, fly kites and surf the dunes; make ice cream. Jul 29-Aug 2 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105069 Paddle the big red canoe with your friends on Leaburg Lake. Learn about the giant sturgeons at the hatchery. Make sun baked s’mores. Aug 19-23 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105064 Animal Planet / Oregon Zoo Go to the zoo and see what you have never seen before. Make murals and dirt cups to celebrate our four-footed, two-winged and wiggly friends. Aug 5-9 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105063 That 70s Camp / Skateworld Bring your bellbottoms and your best dance moves. Go back into the past before video games and cell phones. We’ll be groovin’ all week, saying farewell to summer friends and making fantastic tie dye T-shirts. Aug 26-30 M-F 7:30a-6p $145 #105065 83 Camps by Activities The following camps are offered by Aquatics, Outdoor, and Youth & Family Programs at various sites. They are generally weekly camps that offer a focus on a particular activity and provide opportunities for creativity, adventure and learning new skills. They are grouped by activity. Camp lengths range from part or half day to whole day, and some offer overnight activities (these require pretrip meetings). Some camps are for children as young as 3 years of age, and others are geared toward ‘tweens and teens up to 18 years. Swim Camp ♥ Ages 8-16 Train in the four competitive strokes as well as starts and turns in this fun technique-based camp. The week will focus on stroke development, the basics of interval training, and culminate in an inter-squad swim meet. Campers should be able to repetitively swim 25 yards. Amazon Pool Aug 26-30 M-F 9a-1p $90 #104263 Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Aug 26-30 M-F 9a-1p $90 #104915 Arts & Handcrafts camps Culture Jam Ages 14-18 Aquatics camps Summer Swim & Water Polo League ♥ Ages 8-14 Coached by professional and experienced staff, your child will be involved in two team-oriented practices each week and a competition every Friday. Some swimming skill is required and space is limited. Ask about scholarships. Amazon Pool Jun 17-Aug 23 MWF Noon-1:30p $60 #104264 Jun 18-Aug 23 TuThF Noon-1:30p $60 #104265 Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Jun 18-Aug 23 TuThF 1-3p Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Jun 17-Aug 23 MWF 11:30a-1p Registration begins May 6 at 9a $60 #104912 $60 #104266 Explore your creativity with an amazing team of imaginative leaders who can show you how to use the arts to unleash your power to make a difference. Meet youth from many different backgrounds and experiences. Camp under the stars and discover that you have more skill, talent and spirit than you ever imagined! Food included. Oregon Country Fair site Aug 3-10 Sa Noon-Sa Noon $400 $100 deposit to hold a spot; partial scholarships available Follows OCF refund policy Register through Oregon Country Fair, 541-465-2230 Returning youth register Apr 1-15, new youth Apr 15-May 1 Fashion Design Camp Ages 9-14 Do you want to learn to sew your own unique style of designer wear? Campers will work on projects using recycled fabric scraps and clothes to design a complete outfit or wearable item. Fashion Design camp will culminate in a fashion show festival, giving young designers the opportunity to showcase their handiwork for friends and family by strutting down the runway in their finished masterpieces. Field trips included. Petersen Barn Community Center Jul 22-26 M-F 9a-3:30p $150 #104551 Swim & Tennis Camp ♥ Ages 7-14 A fun day camp where youth learn tennis, competitive swimming and water polo. Dry land games will be included in the daily schedule to give the camp a variety of fun activities. Campers should be able to swim 25 yards. Bring sunscreen, snacks and a sack lunch. Should it happen to rain, there may be alternate activities scheduled. Echo Hollow Pool & Fitness Center Beginning Jul 8-12 M-F 9a-3:45p $140 #104916 Jul 22-26 M-F 9a-3:45p $140 #104917 Aug 5-9 M-F 9a-3:45p $140 #104918 Aug 19-23 M-F 9a-3:45p $140 #104919 Intermediate/Advanced Jul 8-12 M-F 9a-3:45p $140 #104921 Jul 22-26 M-F 9a-3:45p $140 #104922 Aug 5-9 M-F 9a-3:45p $140 #104923 Aug 19-23 M-F 9a-3:45p $140 #104924 Photography Camp Ages 9-14 Capture the world around you. Learn fundamental techniques for taking memorable pictures and explore the environment. Photograph interesting people, animals, landscapes and objects in nature. Campers will learn basic composition, exposure, and focusing, and will be able to experiment by editing images using color manipulation, exposure adjustment, and image sharpening in Photoshop. Cameras provided. Field trips included. Petersen Barn Community Center Aug 19-23 M-F 9a-3:30p $150 #104571 84 Kayak Camp Level I Hard-shell ♥ Ages 11-18 Hone your skills on flat water, move to the Willamette River and then have a grand finale on the McKenzie River. Learn the basics of kayaking using hard-shell kayaks and river safety skills. Sign up early, space is limited! Equipment provided. Meet at River House Community Center. Meet at River House Community Center Jul 8-12 M-F 10a-4p $255 #104280 Jul 29-Aug 2 M-F 10a-4p $255 #104281 Girls Only Aug 5-9 M-F 10a-4p $255 #104282 Lights, Camera, Action Ages 9-14 Kayak Camp Level II ♥ Ages 11-18 For paddlers who have completed Kayak Level I. More fun and learning on the river. Build on your basic techniques and add more river rescue and safety awareness to your paddling skills. Equipment and transportation provided. Meet at River House Community Center Aug 12-16 M-F 10a-4p $255 #104283 Aug 19-23 M-F 10a-4p $255 #104284 Do you enjoy being in the spotlight or working behind the scenes? This class has something for everyone. Actors, actresses, directors and the production team will work together on a video project to view at the end of the week. Field trips included. Petersen Barn Community Center Aug 26-30 M-F 9a-3:30p $150 #104572 Bicycling camps Teen Deschutes Kayak ♥ Ages 13-18 Learn to put together an extended kayak trip, read water, pack gear, cook outdoors, and more. Kayaks, support equipment, transportation and food provided. You bring personal camping gear, a willingness to learn, a desire to have fun, and the expectation of working as a team member. Prerequisite: Kayak Level I experience and consent of instructor. Sit-on-tops and inflatables welcome. Pretrip Aug 21 W 7-9p at the River House Trip Aug 26-30 M-F 8a-6p $540 #104285 Adventure Bike Camp ♥ Ages 8-10 & 11-13 Enjoy wheeled adventures! Explore the natural world, cruise the wetlands bike trail, race through the BMX track, mountain bike a local trail, and raft down the Willamette River. Riders will become safer, more predictable cyclists by learning basic bike handling and maintenance skills, the rules of the road, and bike etiquette. River House Community Center Ages 8-10 Jul 1-5 MTuWF 10a-4p $149 #104966 Ages 11-13 Aug 19-23 M-F 10a-4p $186 #104978 No camp Jul 4 Games & Sports camps Challenger British Soccer Camp ♥ Ages 6-12, 12-16, 8-16 In British Soccer Camps, players of all ages and abilities have the opportunity to receive high-level soccer coaching from international experts. Daily individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and a tournament. Camp programs include a free ball. Register directly with Challenger at www. challengersports.com/tours to get a free jersey. Petersen Barn Park Half day, ages 6-12 Jul 15-19 M-F 9a-Noon $133 #104872 Half day, ages 12-16 Jul 15-19 M-F 1-4p $133 #104873 Full day, ages 8-16 Jul 15-19 M-F 9a-4p $189 #104874 Canoeing, Kayaking & Rafting camps Kayak Camp Inflatables & Sit-on-Tops ♥ Ages 11-18 Class is taught using inflatable and sit-on-top kayaks. Start on flat water, move to the Willamette River and then have a grand finale on the McKenzie River. Learn the basics of kayaking and river safety skills. Sign up early, space is limited! Equipment provided. Meet at River House Community Center Jul 1-5 MTuWF 10a-4p $204 #104278 Jul 15-19 M-F 10a-4p $255 #104279 No class Jul 4 85 Tots Soccer Academy ♥ Ages 3-5 Quest f or Crusoe ♥ Ages 9-14 Learn to love soccer. Experienced coach will introduce your youngster to the joys of world’s most popular sport. Participants will practice using their feet, develop a feel for the ball and begin working collaboratively, all through developmentally appropriate play. Petersen Barn Park Jun 17-21 M-F 9-10a $35 #104880 Aug 26-30 M-F 9-10a $35 #104881 Come prepared for five days of delight! Ride the rapids of the amazing McKenzie River. Canoe our local lakes. Catch some major wind out sailing. Glide across the water in a kayak and top it off with trip to the coast. Meet at Petersen Barn Community Center Aug 5-9 M-F 9a-4p $190 #104570 Outdoor / Environmental camps Camp Arrowhead ♥ Ages 10-15 Travel to a wilderness destination to learn survival skills: archery, tracking, camouflage, first aid, shelter building, backwoods cooking and firestarting. Bring your own lunch, sturdy shoes and a change of clothes. Petersen Barn Community Center Level I Jul 22-24 MTuW 9a-3:30p $100 #105146 Level II (prerequisite: Level I) Aug 5-7 MTuW 9a-3:30p $100 #105147 The City of Eugene River House Outdoor Program and Willamalane Recreation District are teaming up for this 5-day outdoor camp. Campers will learn the basics of climbing on Eugene’s basalt columns. To register, call Willamalane at 541736-4083. Meet at Skinner Butte Columns, 2nd & Lincoln, Eugene Tu meet at Willamalane Teen Center, 1276 G St., Springfield Aug 19-23 M-F 9a-1p $175 Register by Aug 6 and save! $150 Kids’ Climbing Camp ♥ Ages 7 & up Tree Climbing Camp ♥ Ages 7-11 Spend the week exploring, climbing, and learning about trees of Eugene and surrounding areas. Using a variety of assisted climbing techniques you will safely ascend into the canopy of several local trees. Campers will also spend one day rafting down the in-town section of the Willamette River. Meet at River House Community Center Jul 29-Aug 2 M-F 1-5p $180 #104867 Aug 19-23 M-F 1-5p $180 #104868 Four Rs Camp – RopesRockRideRaf t ♥ Ages 11-13 Solid adventure the whole week. Work and play together on the Challenge Course, ride the rapids of the McKenzie River, rock climb at the columns, paddle on a local lake, and mountain bike on a local trail. Watch camp video Meet at River House Community Center Jun 24-28 M-F 9a-4p $255 #104478 Jul 15-19 M-F 9a-4p $255 #104479 Jul 22-26 M-F 9a-4p $255 #104480 Aug 26-30 M-F 9a-4p $255 #104481 Sailing camps Full Moon Rising Camp ♥ Ages 6-8 & 8-10 Through a blend of environmental education and outdoor adventures, youth will discover the local natural world. Campers will explore an old growth forest, raft down the river, learn about gardening, canoe in a lake, and climb a tree in a local park. Meet at River House Community Center Ages 6-8 Jul 15-19 Aug 12-16 Ages 8-10 Jul 22-26 Aug 26-30 M-F 10a-4p M-F 10a-4p M-F 10a-4p M-F 10a-4p $180 #104863 $180 #104864 $180 #104865 $180 #104866 Middle School/Teen Sailing I ♥ Ages 11-18 Learn sailing and boating safety. Read the wind, rig your boat, sail as a team. Family members (ages 8 and up with adult) can join their new sailor Friday for lunch and a sail in the afternoon. Meet at River House Community Center Jun 17-21 M-F 9a-4:30p $255 #104544 Jul 1-3 MTuW 9a-4:30p $153 #104546 Jul 22-26 M-F 9a-4:30p $255 #104545 Aug 5-9 M-F 9a-4:30p $255 #104547 Middle School/Teen Sailing II ♥ Ages 11-18 Advance your skills. Add the jib to further maximize fun. For sailors who have completed Sailing I or have some experience. Meet at River House Community Center Jun 24-28 M-F 9a-4:30p $255 #104548 Jul 29-Aug 2 M-F 9a-4:30p $255 #104549 Aug 12-16 M-F 9a-4:30p $255 #104550 86 Middle School/Teen Sailing III ♥ Ages 11-18 Sail the Fevas with main, jib and gennaker for maximum speed and fun. Learn basic race skills and how to skipper the J24s. Meet at River House Community Center Aug 19-23 M-F 9a-4:30p $255 #104554 Special Interest camps Construction Zone Ages 5-7 Beginning Skate Park Camp ♥ EPAL– Eugene Police Activities League Camp Ages 8-13 All ages Learn the fundamentals of skateboarding and park riding. Helmets required, full pads highly recommended. Some helmets, pads, and boards are available for loan. Parent must attend with children age 6 and younger. Parent or older sibling/caregiver must attend with children age 7-9. Raft the Willamette River on the last day. Bring water, sunscreen, and something to snack on. Cal Young Middle School, 2555 Gilham Rd. Jul 8-12 M-F 9a-1p $120 #104987 Jul 22-26 M-F 9a-1p $120 #104988 Skateboarding camps Obsessed with Legos? We are too, but we want to do more! In this class you will use Legos, recycled materials and more to make castles, spaceships and catapults. If you can think it, you can build it! Petersen Barn Community Center Jul 29-Aug 2 M-F 1-4p $65 #104568 Campers experience a wide variety of activities that help students develop and build leadership skills. EPAL is part of the National Police Activities League program, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting positive youth development through athletics, recreation and education. Art & Technology Academy (Jefferson MS), 1650 W. 22nd Jun 17-21 M-F 8a-2:30p and Th 6-8p at Skateworld $75 #105327 Scholarships are available through EPD; for application information contact Sergeant Stubbs at 541 682-8189 Skate Oregon Overnight ♥ Ages 14 & up This camp is for intermediate and advanced skaters who want to travel and see some new terrain. In this camp you will head north! Overnights are Wednesday and Thursday nights. Breakfast and lunch provided. Wednesday and Thursday dinners are on your own. You are in for the best ever Skate Oregon! Meet at River House Community Center Pretrip Jul 30 Tu 6:30-8p at the River House Trip Aug 5-9 M-F 8a-6p $258 #105012 Robotics Camp Ages 9-14 An exciting introduction to robotics with the use of the Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0. Campers can design, construct, and operate robots, and will also learn how to operate software for robotic control and sensory feedback. Petersen Barn Community Center Jul 8-12 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #104543 TEENS Counselor-In-Training ♥ Ages 12-17 Work together as a team. Earn fun activities through service projects that teach work ethics and develop a sense of community ownership. Activities may include canoeing, hiking, sandboarding and more. Plan and execute curriculum with elementary school age campers. Learn how Recreation professionals make the magic happen. Amazon Community Center Training week Jun 24-28 M-F 9a-3:30p $140 #105119 In the field Jul 1-5 MTuWF 9a-3:30p $112 #105122 No camp Jul 4 Must attend week 1 to sign up for week 2 Surfing camp Try Surfing ♥ Ages 13 & up For complete information see page 23. Women Only Pretrip Jul 16 Tu 7-9p at the River House Trip Jul 19-21 FSaSu $255 #104331 Women Only Pretrip Jul 30 Tu 7-9p at the River House Trip Aug 2-4 FSaSu $255 #104333 Pretrip Aug 6 Tu 7-9p at the River House Trip Aug 9-11 FSaSu $255 #104332 Breakfast & lunch provided; F & Sa dinners at your expense Boards & wetsuits included Adaptive Camps at Hilyard Center Camps are open to all youth, regardless of ability. Camps specifically designed for youth with disabilities are on page 69. 87 A FREE drop-in program in your neighborhood park • All events are family-friendly and FREE. No tickets required. • Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and picnics. • No glass containers, alcohol, smoking, or pets. • Subject to change and weather. • Subtitles on all movies for those with hearing impairment. • Show times are approximately 9 to 11 pm. Northwest Community Credit Union will provide free treats with their human-powered smoothie maker on the dates indicated with H. ( While supplies last). proudly sponsored by July 5 July 6 July 12 July 19 H July 20 July 26 H Aug 2 H Aug 3 Aug 9 H Aug 16 Aug 17 Aug 23 88 Petersen Barn Park Trainsong Park State Street Park Sladden Park Monroe Park Washington Park Willakenzie Park Amazon Park University Park Churchill Park Maurie Jacobs Park Petersen Barn Park Labrynth (PG) Charlotte’s Web (G) Annie (PG) The Lorax (PG) The Neverending Story (PG) Brave The Lion(PG) King (G) Honey I Shrunk The Kids (PG) Pee Wee’s Big Adventure - a bike movie (PG) The Land Before Time (G) Who Framed Roger Rabbit (PG) The Notebook (PG-13) Hotel Transylvania (Spanish) (PG) 101 min 97 min 128 min 86 min 102 min 93 min 89 min 93 min 95 min 69 min 104 min 123 min 91 min Cal Young Skateboard Competition Saturday, July 20 Willamalane Skateboard Competition Saturday, August 24 These sites will be open Mon-Fri, July 1- Aug 23 Petersen Barn Park* 870 Berntzen Road (10 am - 5 pm) Registration 4-5 pm Competition 5-8 pm Cash prize donated by Northwest Community Credit Union -- $150 for 1st, $75 for 2nd, $25 for 3rd in 17 & up/ Sponsored Category. Trainsong Park* Edison St. off Bethel Dr. (10 am - 5 pm) Churchill Youth Sports Park* Bailey Hill Rd, next to Churchill High School (10 am - 4 pm) Washington Park* Sladden Park* Washington St. and W. 20th Ave. (10 am - 5 pm) All ages, all abilities! Enjoy the food, prizes and music. Youth under 18 must have parent present to register. Helmets required at all times. Registration is $5. For more information call 541-682-6321 N. Adams & Cheshire (10 am - 5 pm) University Park E. 24th Ave. & University St. (10 am - 5 pm) Monroe Park* Broadway & Monroe (10 am - 5 pm) State Street Park* Dakota & Burnett Streets (10 am - 5 pm) 2013 Summer Resource GuideComing Soon! * Food For Lane County Lunch Site Please mark your calendars and come by and visit! For more information call 541-682-5521 This year’s partners & service providers are: • Eugene Public Library • FOOD For Lane County • City of Eugene Parks and Open Spaces, and many more! Look for more information, specific event times and locations in the upcoming Fun For All Summer Events Guide coming at the end of May 2013! Call 541-682-5521 for more information. 89 Summer Reading 2013 FOR ALL AGES EUGENE PUBLIC LIBRARY Sign up starting June 1st at any Library location Adults In person: workshops, writers, concerts & more! Online: Get book ideas & share what youâ€™re reading! Preschoolers Storytimes, Family Music Time, & the Teddy Bear Picnic! Kids & Teens Creativity, learning, friends & fun! Sign up! www.eugene - or.gov/library 541- 682- 5450 Downtown Library 100 W. 10th Ave. Bethel Branch Library 1990 Echo Hollow Rd. Sheldon Branch Library 1566 Coburg Rd. DOWNTOWN HOURS M-Th 10a-8p F-Su 10a-6p First F each month 10a-8p BETHEL & SHELDON HOURS Tu-Th 2p-6p F-Sa 10a-6p Su & M closed 90 Ways to Support The Eugene Parks foundation raises funds to improve public parks, open spaces and recreational facilities. It is currently focusing on three projects: • A final fundraising push for the Eugene Skatepark in Washington/Jefferson Park. • Support for Full Moon Rising, a City of Eugene program presented through local schools to get kids outdoors and active. • Building a new ridgeline trail connecting the existing Spencer Butte and Mount Baldy trails at Dillard Rd. Your donations may be tax deductible and eligible for the Oregon Cultural Trust Tax Credit. For more information or to discuss a donation, contact Terry Smith at 541-683-1933 or visit EugeneParksFoundation.org Eugene Parks Foundation, P.O. Box 11618, Eugene, OR 97440-3818. WAYS TO SUPPORT YOUR EUGENE PUBLIC LIBRARY Friends of Eugene Public Library Mission The Friends is a fund-raising non-profit organization supporting the Library by: • Funding special programs for children, teens and adults. • Promoting the Library in the community. Become a Friends member or donate gentlyused books at any Library location. Second Hand Prose Book Store A great selection of gently-used books and magazines. In the Entry Garden of the Downtown Library. For more information, contact the Friends at: 541-484-1452 firstname.lastname@example.org www.friendseugenelibrary.org Eugene Public Library Foundation Funding from the Eugene Public Library Foundation has helped make the Eugene Public Library one of the finest in the country. With Foundation support, the collection has grown, and both free public events and Library visits have increased. You Can Help Future Generations A strong public library enriches our community educationally, socially, and economically. Your gift to the Eugene Public Library Foundation will help ensure that future generations of Library users will enjoy the same access to information we have today. Make a tax-deductible gift to the Foundation at: www.eplfoundation.org. Call the Foundation at 541-338-7018 for more information or to schedule your private backstage tour of our Eugene Public Library. 91 Four Easy Ways to Register How to Register an account with you. • Phone-in: Call the recreation facility providing the activity. Have your VISA or MasterCard number handy. • Walk-in: Visit any recreation facility and drop off the form & payment, or talk to a staff person. Registration is ongoing and open to residents and non-residents on a first come basis. Register early; many classes fill quickly. Classes may be cancelled if there are too few registrations. • Mail-in: Complete a form (on next page) and mail to the facility sponsoring the activity. Include a check payable to City of Eugene Recreation Division. Mail-in forms do not guarantee a space in class. For addresses and phone phone numbers for all recreation facilities, see pages 6-7. • Online: Go to www.eugene-or.gov/recenroll. You can browse program listings by activity and/or location, then register and pay online. To register online you will need a VISA or MasterCard, and an account with a PIN number and client barcode number. For information on how to set up an account online, go to www.eugeneor.gov/recenroll and click “request account.” Or, click “Start” for step-by-step instructions, Alternatively, you may call any Eugene Recreation facility during business hours and they will set up Hay cuatro fáciles maneras de inscribirse Inscribirse • Por teléfono: llame al plantel donde se llevará a cabo la actividad, y tenga a la mano su número de tarjeta VISA o MasterCard. • En persona: visite cualquiera de nuestros planteles recreativos y entregue su solicitud llena así como su pago, o hable con nuestro personal. Nuestras inscripciones son continuas y toda persona – residente o no – puede inscribirse en el orden en que sea recibida su solicitud. Por favor inscríbase pronto, ya que muchas clases se llenan rápidamente. Las clases que no reciben suficientes inscripciones pueden ser canceladas. • Por correo: llene una solicitud (que aparece en la siguiente página) y envíela por correo al plantel donde se llevará a cabo la actividad. Por favor incluya un cheque a nombre de “City of Eugene Recreation Division”. Recuerde que el enviar una solicitud por correo no garantiza su lugar en la clase, dependerá de que haya cupo. Para más información llame al 541-682-6891. Para obtener las direcciones y teléfonos de todos los planteles recreativos, favor de consultar las páginas 6 y 7. • Por internet: visite www.eugene-or.gov/recenroll. Puede consultar los diferentes programas por actividad y/o ubicación, luego inscribirse y pagar en línea. Para inscribirse por internet necesitará una tarjeta VISA o MasterCard, y una cuenta con una contraseña (número PIN) y un número de cliente de código de barras. Para obtener información sobre la creación de una cuenta en línea visite www.eugene-or.gov/recenroll y pulse sobre “solicitar cuenta.” O pulse “Inicio” para obtener instrucciones detalladas. También puede llamar a cualquiera de nuestros planteles recreativos durante horas de oficina y nuestro personal le ayudará a crear una cuenta. Fast! No waiting. Easy! Programs are just a few clicks away. Timely! 24/7 access. Convenient! Register from the comfort of your home or oﬃce. • Secure! Your account information remains private and safe. For more information, go to www.eugene-or.gov/recenroll • • • • Register Online! Three easy steps: 1. Go to www.eugene-or.gov/recenroll and “Request an Account” . 2. With your account bar code & pin, log in. 3. Browse “programs/classes” and register! 92 REGISTRATION FORM Main Household Contact (please print) Last Name _________________________________________ First _____________________________________________ Birth Date ______________________ ■ Male ■ Female Address _________________________________ Apt # _____ City/State/Zip ______________________________________ Home Phone ____________________ Check if new address ■ Day Phone __________________ Cell Phone _______________ Email ____________________________________________ Participant (please print) Last Name _________________________________________ First _____________________________________________ Birth Date ______________________ ■ Male ■ Female Pertinent Medical Information ___________________________ ________________________________________________ Does the participant need any accommodation for a disability? (please specify) ____________________________________ ________________________________________________ Activity Number Activity Title Date(s) Location Fee ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Add 20% surcharge if non-city resident: ________ Payment Method ■ Check or Money Order ■ Rec Credit Include check or money order payable to “City of Eugene, Recreation Division” TOTAL ____________ Accessibility Services The City of Eugene Recreation Services Division strives to make recreational opportunities available to everyone. The City is committed to supporting the Americans with Disabilities Act. The following services are available with advance notice. Inclusion Services help identify accommodations that can be made to ensure Recreation programs are accessible to, and usable by all people, including those with disabilities. For more information see page 66. Large Print and Digital Recordings can be provided with three working days advance notice. Five or fewer large print copies can be provided upon request. Accessible Van with Wheelchair Lift is available for activities that provide van transportation. Please make your request at the time of registration since demand for use is high. The van is booked on a first come, first serve basis. Braille sections of large publications (such as this Recreation Guide ) can be made available with three working days advance notice. Readers are available by phone or in person. A staff person will read the requested sections of publications for you. Sign Language interpretation is available for classes or presentations with three working days advance notice. Hearing Assistance Equipment is available for classes, special events, and cultural performances with three working days advance notice. Adaptive Technology at the Library: 27” monitors, large keyboard letters, adjustable tables and screens, magnifying software, JAWS (computerized reader), and a Braille embosser. If you have additional questions, please call Adaptive Recreation at 541-682-5311 (TTY). 93 Minimum Class Requirements Release from Liability In order to recover program costs, a minimum Agreement number of participants are required. Please register early. Classes and activities will be cancelled between two and five days prior to the activity start date if the minimum number of participants have not registered. With the exception of specific trips, City of Eugene Recreation Services does not provide medical insurance coverage for its participants. In consideration of the right to participate, each participant must acknowledge there are risks inherent in any kind of activity, and must agree to assume those risks on his/her own behalf, releasing and holding harmless the City, its officers or agents from all claims for injury or losses suffered from participation. An additional Release from Liability Agreement, signed by the participant or guardian, may be required for participation in some activities. Photographs, videos and audios of participants in Recreation Services programs may be used by the City of Eugene in any medium (e.g., print publications, Internet, etc.) for publicity purposes, without compensation or permission. Registration and/or payment of any registration fee shall be deemed an admission of agreement to the terms stated above. Non-city residents are assessed a 20% surcharge for registered activities & rentals. Policies If you register for an activity that cancels due to the lack of enrollment, staff will notify you and issue a refund to you. For more about the refund and credit policy, see right. ¡Se Habla Español! Llame al 541-682-6891 para más información. Credit/Ref und Policy Credit or refund requests must be made to the facility providing the activity. When approved, a $10 refund fee will be charged for each class withdrawal. Refund checks take up to four weeks to process. No fee will be assessed for credits left on account. A credit or refund will be issued when requested five (5) or more working days prior to the first class meeting. No credit or refund will be issued when requested four (4) or fewer working days prior to the first class meeting or once a class or activity has started, unless one of the following exceptions apply: • Someone takes your place in the class or trip. • You move out of town. • You are physically unable to participate. • Department action requires cancellation of the activity (no refund fee will be charged). Credits or refunds will be prorated for classes already attended. No credit or refund will be issued if you fail to show up for a registered activity, class or trip. No credits or refunds will be given for athletic league fees and trips that require prepayment of advanced reservation tickets or admission fees. Scholarship Program The City of Eugene Recreation Services Division offers a limited number of individual scholarships to City of Eugene residents. Applications are available in June each year for the upcoming fiscal year (July 1June 30). Applications are available online at www.eugene-or.gov/recscholarship or at any Recreation facility. If you would like more information about Recreation scholarships, call 541-682-6379. 94 Index Accessible Pursuits . . . . . . . 73 Accessibility Services . . . . . . 93 Activity Level – see Policies Archery . . . . . . . . . . . 13, 14 also see Camps Arts & Handcrafts Performing . . . . . 8, 9, 11-15, 42, 43, 49, 53, 58, 65 Textile . . . . . . . . . . 11, 46 Visual . . . . . . 8, 11, 13, 14, 19, 46-47, 53, 58, 64 also see Camps Athletics – see Sports, Leagues Basketball – see Sports, Leagues Bikes & Biking . 17, 40, 53, 67, 70 also see Camps Birthday Package – see Rentals . Camps, Summer Adapted . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Adult . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Children & Youth – Theme Camps Art on the Amazon 74-77 Sheldon Art & Sports 78-80 Summer Play Adventure 81 Morse Farm Outdoor 82-83 Camps by Activity . . . 84-87 Finding the Right Camp . . . 74 Fun For All . . . . . . . 88, 89 Cards & Games . . . . . . . 52, 60 Boating Rafting, Sailing, Canoeing . . . . . 16-19, 22, 23, 30, 70, 72 Rowing, Adaptive . . . . . . 70 Family . . . . . . 16, 17, 70, 92 also see Camps by Activity Canoeing – see Boating & Camps Challenge Course – see Spencer Butte Challenge Course Childcare . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Clay – see Arts, Visual Climbing, Rock & Tree . . . . . . 21 also see Camps Computer, Digital Photography & Internet – see Technology Community Involvement, Teen . . 13 Dance Lessons – see Arts, Performing & Camps Dances . . . . . . . . . . . 15, 67 Disc Golf – see Golf Drawing – see Arts, Visual Driver Safety, Adult . . . . . . . 60 Environmental – see Camps En Español . . . . . . . . . 6, 7, 92 Eugene Police Activity League – see Camps Eugene Public Library . . . . . . 90 Facebook & Twitter . . . . . . . . . . . 3, 8, 16, 27, 45, 57, 63, 66 Facilities & Fields, Info & Map 6, 7, 38 Fitness Adaptive . . . . . . . . 67, 68 Centers . . . . . . . . . 28, 42 Classes, Land . . . . . 40-44 Classes, Water . . . . . 31, 42 Foreign Language – see Language Full Moon Rising . . . . . . . . . 21 also see Camps Fun For All . . . . . . . . . 88, 89 Games/Sports – see Sports Giving/Donations . . . . . . 30, 91 Golf & Disk Golf . . . . . . 13, 39 Gymnastics . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Health & Wellness Adaptive . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Adult . . . . . . . . . . 43, 44 Preschool . . . . . . . . . . 9 Hiking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Hockey, Inline . . . . . . . . . . 38 Inclusion Services . . . . . . . . 66 Kayaking – see Boating & Camps KidCity – see Child Care Languages, Foreign/Culture . . . . . . . . . . . 48, 49, 59, 61 Leadership, Self-Development 13, 68 Martial Arts Adult . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Children/Youth . . . . . 9, 12 Meetings & Support Groups – see Support Groups & Meetings Movies Summer in the City . . . . . 88 Matineés for Seniors . . . . . 59 Music – see Arts, Performing & Camps Newsletter, Rec eNews . . . . . 62 Painting – see Arts, Visual Photography, Digital – see Technology Pilates – see Fitness, Land Policies . . . . 18, 27, 55, 66, 71 Pools & Swimming Accessible/Adaptive . . 68, 69 Competitive/Precompetitive 29, 32 Diving, Underwater . . . . . 32 Events . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Fitness Centers . . . . . 28, 42 Fitness, Water . . . . . . . . 31 Junior Aquatics Staff . . . . 32 Hours, Fees, Closures 27-29, 33 Lap Swims . . . . . . . . . . 28 Lessons . . . . . . . . . 32-37 Recreation, Parent/Child Swims 29 Rental, Pools, Party . . . . . 30 Summer Swim & Water Polo League – see Camps Preschool – see Childcare Presentations for Adults 49-51, 59 Rafting – see Boating & Camps Red Hat Society . . . . . . . . . 61 Registration . . . . . . . . 92, 93 Rentals Adaptive Equipment . . . . . 67 Facilities/Fields . . . . 6, 7, 38 Pools, Party . . . . . . . 28, 30 Rock Climbing – see Climbing & Camps Ropes Course – see Spencer Butte Challenge Course Scholarships . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Sailing – see Boating & Camps . Services for Adults . . . . . 54, 61 Shelton McMurphey Johnson House 26 Skateboarding, SITC Competition 23 also see Camps Soccer – see Camps Social Gatherings & Meals Adaptive . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Adult . . . . . . . . 51, 59, 60 Family . . . . . . . . . 15, 52 Softball – see Sports, Leagues Special Events/Interest Adaptive . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Adult . . . . . . . . 52, 53, 60 Family . . . . . . . . . 15, 30 Spencer Butte Challenge Course 17, 21 Sports Adaptive . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Adult Leagues . . . . . . . . 38 Kids & Youth . . . . . . 14, 69 Track & Field . . . . . . . . . 14 also see Camps Summer Block Party . . . . . . . 30 Summer Camps – see Camps Summer in the City, Downtown, Live Music, Movies . . . 24, 25 Sunday Streets . . . . . . . . . . 11 Support Groups & Meetings . . . 73 Surfing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 also see Camps Swimming – see Pools Tai Chi – see Martial Arts Technology . . . . . . 11, 47, 48, 64 also see Camps Teen Court . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Tennis – see Camps Textiles – see Arts, Visual Track & Field – see Sports Trips, Tours & Excursions Adaptive . . . . . . . . 71, 72 Adult 55, 56, 61, 62, 64, 65 Policies & Activity Levels . . 55 Veterans . . . . . . . . 43, 48, 70 Volleyball – see Sports, Leagues Volunteering . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Ultimate – see Sports, Leagues . Walks & Walking . . . . . . 23, 41 Wayne Morse Family Farm . . . . 12 We Are Bethel Celebration . 15, 25 Yoga . . . . . . . . . . 44, 67, 68 Zumba – see Fitness, Land 95