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Newport Parks and Recreation

ACTIVITY GUIDE SPRING 2014

Activities, Schedules, Events and much more for

The Newport Recreation Center • Pool • Senior Activity Center

930 SW Abbey Street Newport, (541) 265-2244 www.samhealth.org

Offering services in: Emergency Department

Occupational Medicine

Diagnostic Imaging

Cardiopulmonary

Intensive Care

Rehabilitation

Laboratory

Sleep Disorders Program

Maternity

Wound Therapy

Surgery

Home Health

Cancer

Hospice

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Primary Care Clinics:

Samaritan Toledo Clinic Samaritan Waldport Clinic Samaritan Depoe Bay Clinic Samaritan Pacific Internal Medicine

Specialty Clinics:

Samaritan Occupational Medicine Samaritan Orthopedic Surgeons

To find a physician, call our

Samaritan Pacific ENT & Allergy

Physician Referral Network:

Samaritan Pacific Surgical Associates

1-800-863-5241

Samaritan Pacific Women’s Health Group Samaritan Pacific Walk-In Clinic

NEWPORTPARKS&RECREATION WWW.NEWPORTOREGON.GOV/RECREATION

A MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR This has been the craziest winter following the warmest fall anyone around here can remember. I like snow and I like the cold, but not so much on the beach. I expect to find snow at the higher elevations of our   mountains and I expect to have some high winds and rain here on the coast. I just didn’t expect the extremes that we have seen. Some will say “Global Warming” and others will blame “Mother Nature” but I say “Don’t worry, be happy”. Happiness is a personal choice. How we embrace change is a personal choice. Worrying about what might happen without adequately preparing is actually a choice too. So, pull out that raincoat, boots or coat and go for that walk anyways. Plan to do an activity that makes you happy and stick to the plan, regardless of all the distractions that will try to get in the way. I think you will be glad you did, plus it will affirm that you are in control of your days and not the weather outside. This spring let’s take notice of all the flowers and beauty that we have all around us. Planting a garden is great fun and can produce fresh things to eat or to beautify your surroundings. Start with something you can handle and build on that success as time allows. Cleaning up the clutter around your home and sprucing up the front or walkway to your door can help transition into spring too. As I look forward to more daylight and less harsh elements, I have been filling my calendar with all the events, shows, races and opportunities available. I know it will be impossible to make it to everything, but I also know if I don’t get my recreational calendar together something might be forgotten. The time to get started is right now. Let’s do this. See you out there, Jim Protiva Parks and Recreation Director j.protiva@newportoregon.gov

RATES & PASSES

We now offer all our annual pass holders access to the following classes at no additional cost: Stretch & Flex, A Matter of Balance, 10/10 Walking Class, T’ai Chi, Energetic Qigong and our new MAC class (Moderate Aerobic Conditioning Class) with instructor Jacquelyn Oakes. Recreation Center passes allow residents and non-residents unlimited use of the walking/jogging track, cardio and strength training areas, staff, and all gymnasium drop-in activities. The annual pass also includes use of the Newport Swimming Pool. NEWPORT REC CENTER FEE SCHEDULE AS OF JAN. 1 2014

Residents

Non-Resident

Youth: 3-17 yrs. Adult: 18-61 yrs. Senior: 62+ yrs.

$3.60 $5.15 $4.65

$5.15 $6.15 $5.65

Youth: 3-17 yrs. Adult: 18-61 yrs. Senior: 62+ yrs.

$25.75 $40.00 $31.75

$32.00 $49.50 $40.75

Youth: 3-17 yrs. Adult: 18-61 yrs. Seniors: 62+ yrs.

$37.25 $93.00 $49.65

$ 49.65 $111.65 $74.50

Youth: 3-17 yrs. Adult: 18-61 yrs. Seniors: 62+ yrs.

$62.00 $155.00 $102.25

$ 74.50 $186.00 $112.50

DAILY FEES

10-PASS CARD

1-MONTH INDIVIDUAL PASS

3-MONTH INDIVIDUAL PASS

ANNUAL INDIVIDUAL PASS

Youth: 3-17 yrs. $194.00 $213.25 Adult: 18-61 yrs. $421.00 $527.00 Seniors: 62+ yrs. $310.00 $347.50 Annual Pass Discount 3 Month Discount Any 2= 10% Any 2= 5% Any 3= 15% Any 3= 10% Any 4= 30% Any 4= 15% Any additional youth above Any 5= 20% 2 children = $50 (must all be in the same family) HOURS M - F 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Sat - 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sun - 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. DEBIT PLAN When you sign up for an annual pass, you can pay monthly using our debit plan. For more information, please contact the Recreation Center at 541-265-7783.

GREAT DEALS AT THE NEWPORT REC CENTER MONTHLY SPECIALS!

APRIL TAKE 10% off any ANNUAL PASS PURCHASE! Spring into action and get ready for summer! MAY Purchase one 10-Visit Pass and get a second one for ½ price! A great value on one of our popular passes. JUNE 5% off our 3-MONTH PASS! Set-up your summer workout now!

 

CORPORATE RATES: Discounted rates are available on annual passes to the Recreation Center which includes the Swimming Pool. Interested businesses and organizations may contact the Recreation Center at 541-265-7783. HOLIDAY CLOSURES: May 27th - Memorial Day

The Rec. Center is now a participant in the SilverSneakers Program. To find our more information or if your health plan offers SilverSneakers, visit silversneakers.com or call 1-888-423-4632 Monday through

Friday, 8 am to 8 pm EST. Make the Newport Recreation Center your headquarters for fitness and let SilverSneakers help you take charge of your health! Please remember to consult your physician before starting SilverSneakers or any exercise program. A SilverSneakers pass does not include Newport Pool fees.

NEWPORT RECREATION CENTER

SPRING 2014 ACTIVITY GUIDE

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NEWPORTRECREATIONCENTER LOCATION 225 SE Avery Street Newport, OR 97365 | 541-265-7783

Welcome to the Newport Recreation Center. Through the efforts of many community members, our facility offers a variety of recreation, sports, health, fitness, educational, and community opportunities for people of all ages.

NEWPORT RECREATION CENTER

OUR 45,000 SQUARE FOOT FACILITY FEATURES: *FULL SIZE GYM - Drop-in basketball, volleyball, and more - Rental times available *MULTI-PURPOSE GYM

- Drop-in pickleball, soccer, hockey, tennis, & recreational skating - Martial Arts, gymnastics, indoor park and more - Rental times available

*CARDIO/STRENGTH TRAINING AREA - Forty-nine strength training and cardio machines including elliptical machines, treadmills, recumbent bikes, upright bikes, stair climber, rowing machine, Smith machine, strength-training machines, cable-cross machines, vertical knee lift, inner/outer thigh machine, and a large selection of free weights, dumbbells, bars, benches, and equipment. *CIRCUIT TRAINING ROOM - Eight-man universal machine, punching bag, and speed bags plus additional equipment *STRETCHING/EXERCISE AREA OVERLOOKING THE GYMS. - Pilates balls, medicine balls, bosu balls, stretching bands, jump ropes, weight belts, aerobic steps, ab rollers and exercise mats *INDOOR TRACK - Two lanes for walking or running - Shock-absorbing surface *LARGE MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM (divisible) - Large outdoor patio with gardens and pathway

GIVE BACK TO YOUR COMMUNITY BE A VOLUNTEER Use your time and talent to make a difference in our community. As a volunteer, you will gain valuable work experience, learn new skills, and develop new friendships. Volunteers are welcomed as youth leaders, instructors, parks and trail maintenance, gardeners, and facility assistants. Volunteer applications are available at the Newport Recreation Center.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE! DONATE TO OUR YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND. Our Youth Scholarship Fund provides assistance to children in financial need, allowing them to participate in some of the great structured activities offered through the Newport Parks and Recreation Department. This program is funded by events such as the Coast Hills Classic Mountain Bike Race, and generous donations from community members. If you would like to donate, please call the Recreation Center @ 541-265-7783.

- Available for wedding receptions and special events - Catering kitchen and some culinary equipment available - White boards, 24” TV/DVD/VCR, and other equipment available - Rental times available (full or ½ room) - Capacity 132 people *AEROBICS/DANCE ROOM - Shock-absorbing wood floor - Ballet bar and mirrored walls - Access to outdoor patio and garden - Rental times available - Capacity 40 * SECONDARY AEROBICS/DANCE ROOM AND MEETING ROOM - Carpeted floor - Mirrored wall - Rental times available - Capacity 35 people *CLASSROOM AND MEETING ROOM (divisible) - Perfect for trainings, meetings, parties, baby showers, etc. - Rental available (full or ½ room) - Capacity 36 people with tables *FAMILY CHANGING ROOM (designed for parents with young children) - Single-use dressing room for special needs - Individual shower *LOCKER/SHOWER ROOMS - Daily lockers free (bring a padlock) CHECK-IN: When you arrive, please check in at the control desk in the main lobby. For your convenience and safety, there is always a staff person on duty during open hours.

NEWPORTRECREATIONCENTER

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RENTAL FEES

$11.50/hour $17.50/hour $17.50/hour $17.50/hour $28.75/hour

REGISTRATION The following information pertains to Spring 2014 registration for Newport Parks and Recreation activities. Listings of the activity/class dates, times, fees, etc. are located in each section of the Activity Guide. GENERAL REGISTRATION: We ask that you pre-register for all activities and classes to avoid cancellation due to low enrollment. WALK-IN REGISTRATION: Register at the Newport Recreation Center, 225 SE Avery Street, plus some of our larger events and activities now offer online registration through our website at www.newportoregon.gov/recreation MAIL-IN REGISTRATION: Please return a completed registration form with payment by check or money order to Newport Parks and Recreation Department, 169 SW Coast Hwy., Newport, OR 97365. LATE REGISTRATION: Participants joining a class at its mid-point or beyond will pay 50% of the original fee. There will be no prorated amount prior to the midpoint of a class. Late registration will only be permitted pending instructor approval and space availability. PAYMENT METHODS: All programs and reservations require full payment of fees at the time of registration. The Newport Parks and Recreation Department accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover, cash, and checks or money orders made payable to “The City of Newport.” REFUND POLICY: Full refunds will be given if this Department cancels classes. At the participant’s request, prorated refunds will be given after a class begins, subject to a $5.00 service charge to recover administrative expenses. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing. SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are available for certain programs to those who qualify as funds allow. Please contact us for current information. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial assistance is available to City of Newport residents who qualify under the Financial Assistance Program. PHOTO USAGE: On occasion, staff may take photos of participants. Please be aware that these photos may be used in future guides, pamphlets, flyers, and for general publicity of programs and activities. OFFICE: Newport Recreation Center 225 SE Avery St. Newport, OR 97365 Phone: 541 265-7783

Full Multi-Purpose room *Kitchen, additional 1/2 Main Gym or Small Gym Full Gym Full Facility

$57.50/hour $5.75/hour $28.75/hour $57.50/hour $345.00/hour

NEWPORT RECREATION CENTER

1/2 Classroom Full Classroom Meeting room Aerobics room 1/2 Multi-Purpose room

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES !

Your talent and ideas are welcome at the 60+ Center. Volunteers needed to teach a variety of classes, like Health and Wellness sessions, personal development, exercise classes as well as creative and art instruction. We are also looking for help with general office, special events and party planning. Come help this center be what you want it to be, helping benefit our entire community.

 

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SPECIAL ACTIVITIES & FITNESS CLASSES

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES, FITNESS CLASSES

ENERGETIC QIGONG—5 ANIMAL FROLICS Free with Annual Pass Wednesdays, 11:00 am — 12:00 pm Drop-in price $5.00 – First class is free 10 class punch card--$40.00, 20 class punch card--$70.00 Instructor: Darren Villeneuve Crane, Tiger, Bear, Monkey, Deer--The Five Animal Forms represent the world’s oldest continually practiced exercise form--over 2000 years! This set, which imitates the movements and spirit of these animals is fun and challenging, and is great for improving balance, agility, strength and posture.

RESTORATIVE QIGONG—8 PIECES OF BROCADE Free with Annual Pass Tuesdays, 11:15 am – 12:00 pm Drop-in price $4.00 – First class is free Instructor: Darren Villeneuve Since the 1st century, AD this set of 8 simple exercises has helped practitioners develop their strength, balance and poise. People with balance and strength issues who might find a regular tai chi or qigong class too strenuous are invited to join us for this low-key, 45 minute class. Both seated and standing versions of each exercise will be taught and practiced. The basic principles of t’ai chi will also be taught. Darren has been studying and sharing his enthusiasm for this art for over twenty-five years.

OLYMPIC-STYLE TAE KWON DO Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00 – 4:45 or 4:45 – 5:30 p.m. (no class on May 26) Fridays (sparing) 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. $35.00/month Instructor: Richard Fowler Learn traditional and Olympic styles with USTU, WRF certified instructors that will help increase confidence, physical fitness, flexibility, strength, and self-discipline while becoming part of a new and exciting sport. Be part of a winning team. Try the first two classes for free and see if you like it.

A MATTER OF BALANCE: MANAGING CONCERNS ABOUT FALLS Free with Annual Pass Mondays, 10:00 am -12:00 pm Session: April 7 – June 2, No Class May 26 (8 classes) $10.00/8 week session (no drop-ins) Instructors: Darren Villeneuve and Karen Smith, PT, Cert. M.D.T. Are you missing out? Have you lost opportunities to spend time with family and friends because of concerns about falling? Do you spend less time enjoying your favorite activities because you fear you might fall? If so, A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls can help you get back to the people and pastimes you care about. It only makes sense to be concerned about falling, but letting the fear of falling hold you back from active living is even more dangerous. Limiting your activities leads to increased physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater, and increased isolation and depression can result from limiting interactions with your family and friends. The strategies taught in A Matter of Balance will improve your quality of life and help you stay independent! If you are an adult who is worried about the risk of falling, A Matter of Balance will help you reduce your fear and increase your activity levels. You will learn how to change your environment to reduce fall risk factors, to set realistic goals to increase your activity, and learn simple exercises to increase your strength and balance

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES & FITNESS CLASSES MACC

April 15 & 17 6:30 – 8:30 pm $20.00 for two-night class Instructor: Clint Murphy Learn basic techniques to defend yourself in different situations. This class will be part lecture and part hands-on demonstration. This class will be cancelled if minimum is not reached, so please be sure to preregister. Past students of this class are welcome to attend to practice and refresh their skills, both nights or second night only. There will be no charge for past students and no registration required. (Please check before coming to be sure class has not been cancelled due to low enrollment.)

MODERATE AEROBIC CONDITIONING CLASS Free with Annual Pass Tue. & Thur., 10:45 –11:45 am 10 classes/$50 $6.50 drop-in fee - First class is free Instructor: Jacquelyn Oakes This moderate aerobic conditioning class is a low impact workout with great intensity and energy levels. All the muscle groups are conditioned to achieve over-all levels of fitness. Drop-ins are always welcome!

Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30 – 6:30 pm (no class on May 26) Fridays 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Punch cards: 10 classes/$50.00, 20 classes/$100.00 or $6.50 drop-in Instructor: Rebecca Cheek Pilates is an exercise program that works the core muscles of the body (upper and lower back, abdominals and gluteus maximi) and can be modified for all bodies and abilities. This class will increase your strength and flexibility, tone your major muscles, and even reduce or eliminate long-term aches such as lower back pain.

ZUMBA FITNESS WITH AMY BEE Mon., Wed., & Fri. 5:45 – 6:45 pm (no class on May 26) Punch cards: 10 classes/$50.00 or 25 classes/$100.00 or $6.00 drop-in Annual Pass holders – drop-in price is $4.00 First class is free! Instructor: Amy Bendel Amy has been a Zumba instructor since January 2011. Her passion for Zumba is contagious and is what fuels her to lead energetic classes with routines that are easy to follow but also provide the cardio necessary to help you reach your fitness goals. Her classes are known for having a laid-back atmosphere where it doesn’t matter if you’re a size 2 or 20, you will fit in and have fun.  

 

BEGINNING ARGENTINE TANGO - LESSON & PRACTICE Saturdays, 5:00 – 7:00 pm $5.00 drop-in Instructor: George Fosmire There will be a lesson from 2:00–2:30 pm consisting of an ongoing weekly review of basic concepts of Argentine Tango with emphasis on a different topic each week. Supervised practice dancing will follow until 4:00 pm. Drop-ins welcome.

T’AI CHI – FREE WITH ANNUAL PASS Drop-in price $5.00 – First class is free 10 class punch card--$40.00 20 class punch card--$70.00 Instructor: Darren Villeneuve Level I T’ai Chi - Thursdays, 9:00 – 10:00 am This class is suitable for beginners. Starts April 6th. Level II T’ai Chi – Tuesdays, 5:30—6:30 pm & Saturdays, 10:15 – 11:15 am This class is suitable for students who have already learned the first third of the 37-posture Cheng Man Ch’ing form. Level III T’ai Chi – Saturdays, 9:00 – 10:00 am This continuing class is suitable for students who have learned the 37-posture form and wish to deepen their practice. T’ai chi combines slow, flowing movements, guided relaxation and body awareness to improve the health of the mind, the spirit, and the body. It is suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. Join us for a calming, centering and empowering experience. Darren has been studying and sharing his enthusiasm for this art for over twenty-five years.

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES, FITNESS CLASSES

WOMEN’S SELF-DEFENSE

 

PILATES MAT CLASS

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SPECIAL ACTIVITIES, FITNESS CLASSES

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POWER SCULPT Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:00 – 12:50 pm Saturdays 8:00 – 8:50 am Punch cards (may also be used for Step Aerobics): 10 classes/$55.00, 20 classes/$90.00 or $6.50 drop-in Instructor: Julia Clemons This is a muscle-conditioning class that will incorporate the use of weights, bands, fitness balls, and pilates-based exercises to tone and sculpt your entire body. This class is great for all levels. Moves will be incorporated to meet individual   fitness needs. Instructor Julia Clemons comes with 16 years of experience.

TAE KWON DO

Mondays & Wednesdays (no class on May 26) Youth & Adults: 5:30 – 6:45 pm Ages 7 and up $30.00/month Instructor: Josephine Allen Tae Kwon Do emphasizes self-control and self-discipline. It is an excellent way to garner confidence and a positive self-image. Students routinely excel in the classroom and extracurricular activities because they learn to focus their energy and center their minds. If you are interested in the martial arts, you are encouraged to attend a class and meet with instructor Josephine Allen prior to registering for the class.

NEWPORT WALKING CLUB

RECREATIONAL OPEN SKATE

The Newport Walking Club is a community club, started to encourage people in our community to get out and walk and is sponsored by the Newport Parks and Recreation Department. The club has a great website that allows members to schedule walks and invite others. http://www.meetup.com/NewportWalking-Club/

Saturdays 12:30 – 2:00 pm Daily Admission + $1 Skate rental Bring the whole family down for skating in the small gym. Skate sizes are limited, so bring your own skates or roller blades (soft wheels and no brakes) if you have them. *Recreational Skate may be cancelled due to a private rental. Call 541 265-7783 to confirm open skate.

STRETCH & FLEX Free with Annual Pass Mondays & Wednesdays 9:30 – 10:00 am (no class May 26) 10 classes/$25.00 or $4.00 drop-in (Admission free with Annual Pass to the Rec. Center) Instructor: Heather Hughes If you are feeling stiff in your joints and less flexible in your range of motion, give Stretch & Flex a try. This class is geared toward seniors, but not exclusive!

10/10 FREE WITH ANNUAL PASS 10 Thousand Steps/10 Weeks Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. 10 classes/$15.00 (Admission free with Annual Pass to the Rec. Center) Instructor: Darren Villeneuve That’s all it takes to maintain fitness! Fitness Trainer Darren Villeneuve will give an introduction to “Walking for Fitness” on the first day and assist throughout the program. Class is limited to 20 students.

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Fridays (see below for various class times) Ages: 7 and up April & June (4 weeks): $50.00/month for 1 hour $70.00/month for 1½ hours May (5 weeks): $62.50/month for 1 hour $87.50/month for 1½ hours Drop-ins $17.50 for 1 hour or $20.00 for 1½ hours Coach: Kelsey Janes Coach Kelsey Janes has 10 years of coaching experience. She has coached competitive and recreational gymnastics and cheerleading at many private gyms, colleges, and schools throughout Oregon. She is AACCA and NFHS certified and has First Aid and CPR certifications. Kelsey feels there is nothing more rewarding than coaching. She absolutely loves sports and the athletic spirit and passing this philosophy on to our youth!

BEGINNING GYMNASTICS

3:45 - 4:45 pm Beginning Gymnastics is a program designed to introduce students to a sport full of exciting challenges (mental and physical) that will help build strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance. Athletes will be trained to do many different skills on the floor, beam, vault, and bars. Proper stretching, technique, and understanding body movement are emphasized. Safety, fun, and more fun are priorities in this class! Routines will also be worked on and exhibitions will be held several times a year.

ADVANCED GYMNASTICS

5:00 - 6:00 pm or 5:00 – 6:30 pm Students must have a basic gymnastics foundation and have experience on all equipment. Required skills: floor (forward and backward roll, cartwheel, handstand, and bridge), bars (back hip pullover, cast, back hip circle). Routines will also be worked on and exhibitions will be held several times a year.

PRE-TEAM GYMNASTICS

6:30 – 7:30 pm or 6:30 – 8:00 pm Students may register by invitation only for Pre-team. This class is designed for gymnasts that want to transition from recreational to competing and learning routines. Emphasis will be on technique, drills, and conditioning. Please contact Kelsey Janes for more information.

OLYMPIC-STYLE TAE KWON DO Mon. & Wed.

INDOOR PARK

4:00 – 4:45 or 4:45 – 5:30 p.m. (no class on May 26) Fridays (sparing) 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. Ages 4 and up $35.00/month Instructor: Richard Fowler Learn traditional and Olympic styles with USTU, WRF certified instructors that will help increase confidence, physical fitness, flexibility, strength, and self-discipline while becoming part of a new and exciting sport. Be part of a winning team. Try the first two classes for free and see if you like it.

Tuesdays & Fridays 9:30 – 11:30 am   Saturdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Ages 4 and under $2.00 drop-in per child Join a parent/child play group atmosphere which provides a place for young children to play and be active inside. The play equipment is designed for walking through 4 years of age. Slides, ride-on toys, tunnels and more are available!

Mondays & Wednesdays (no class on May 26) Youth & Adults: 5:30 – 6:45 pm Ages 7 and up $30.00/month Instructor: Josephine Allen Tae Kwon Do emphasizes self-control and self-discipline. It is an excellent way to garner confidence and a positive self-image. Students routinely excel in the classroom and extracurricular activities because they learn to focus their energy and center their minds. If you are interested in the martial arts, you are encouraged to attend a class and meet with instructor Josephine Allen prior to registering for the class.

TAE KWON DO

 

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Youth Gymnastics

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YOUTHACTIVITIES “School’s Out” After School Program

3:00-5:30 pm (ends on June 13) $90/month or $7/day (does not include non-school days)

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

NON-SCHOOL DAYS

7:45 am - 5:30 pm $11.00/half day (up to 5 hours) $20.00/full day This is a supervised program offered every school day and on non-school days for children enrolled in kindergarten through 6th grades. Activities include art, crafts, storytelling, and plenty of gym time with dodge ball, basketball, soccer and team games, with time for homework if needed. For more information, please contact the Rec. Center control desk.

FRIDAY NIGHT DATE NIGHT

Fridays, 5:30 - 8:30 pm Ages: 3-12 years $2.00 per half hour per child Children can play board games, do puzzles and enjoy a variety of recreational activities in the gym. Drop-ins are welcome! Space is limited, first come, first served. Children must be toilet trained.

SUMMER ACTIVITY CLUB Mon. – Fri. 7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Starts June 16 3-12 years old (must be toilet trained) $90/week if paid in advance, $20.00/day, or $11.00/half day The 2014 Summer Activity Club Program for ages 3-6 will be held at the Newport Recreation Center and ages 7-12 will gather at the Clubhouse at Frank Wade Park. There will be plenty of pool time, as well as a variety of activities including field trips, sports, crafts, games, and outdoor fun. The children will be divided into groups according to age in order to create a more suitable program of activities for each group. A sack lunch and an afternoon snack will be provided. Parents will need to provide a healthy morning snack.

 

DO RE MI BY THE SEA Fridays 10:00 – 10:45 am Session: April 4 – June 6 (no class May 2) Ages: birth - 5 $90.00/session – additional siblings $20.00 Instructors: Debbie and Bruce Cram We all know music is entertaining and we all have our favorite music and musicians. Music makes life more interesting and adds an emotional dimension to any event that greatly increases the effect of the experience. Can you imagine a movie or a political rally or almost any large event without music? So we all like music and understand its emotional impact, but more and more studies show a direct link between music and other learning. Children with music in their educational agenda may show increased math and language skills, as music learning supports all learning. And the most magical thing of all is that your child will love the music and the learning that it inspires. This program is a ten week class. Bruce and Debbie will provide everything that your child will need to participate. This is not a drop-off program, and you as a parent are the best teacher for your child. Come ready to sing and join the activities with your child and you will both have a great time. A younger sibling (8 months or younger) of a registered child may attend free. At least one parent or adult caregiver must accompany each family group. Bruce and Debbie’s goal is to provide music for young imaginations through research- based songs and activities. Their music and movement program is designed to provide musical magic for you and your child. Be ready to visit the music of various cultures around the world, play many different colorful instruments, take countless imaginary trips, feel the pulse of our gathering drums, dance with your Teddy bear or spin with a bright silk scarf, and sing the happy songs of our music collection. Come make music and make friends with Bruce and Debbie at Do Re Mi by the Sea. Feel free to give them a call at 541 961-6447. Debbie is retired from a nursing background. Her interest in music and dance goes back to her early teens when she learned to play her guitar and loved to sing folk songs. She sang in Sweet Adelines, was secretary for a local music club, violinist in a small weekly music group, and participated in several dance programs. Bruce has a background as an optician and worked for 30 years in that field. He has a BS degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Physics. He learned to play guitar in high school. His interest in music combines with his woodworking hobby, and he has made many instruments, including the mandolin and banjo Debbie will be using in class. He sees the elimination of music programs in public schools as a tragic misfortune and is pleased to bring music back into the lives of children.

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Spring Sports ROLLER SKATING CLINIC & SKATE SESSION

Skating provides great exercise while also giving you an opportunity to get out of the house and have fun! The first hour will be dedicated to beginners to learn balance and coordination. In the second hour, bring the family and friends to enjoy the excitement of roller skating. It is recommended that participants bring their own roller skates, but there are a limited number of rental skates available. Children 15 or younger must wear head protection. Sessions will be on Thursday nights, 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Daily Class Fees: $2 per child, $4 per adult, $1 skate rental Dates: April 10 – May 22, 2014 Newport Parks and Recreation will offer a variety of exciting opportunities for youth ages 5 to 14 this summer. These opportunities will include sports camps and outdoor recreation camps. For more information, please contact Mike Cavanaugh at m.cavanaugh@newportoregon.gov

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS & OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Mike Cavanaugh, Sports Coordinator

Year Round Sports Activities

MEN’S NOON BASKETBALL OPEN GYM

OPEN GYM

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays; 12:00 - 2:00 pm These games are a light hearted, call your own fouls affair, and usually feature a wide range of ages and skill levels. Everyone 16 and older is welcome.

A schedule of gym availability is posted on calendars at the control desk of the Recreation Center. Much thought has been put into making the gyms available to all ages for a variety of activities. If you feel you have a group or sport that is not represented, please see a staff member and let your wishes be known. You may call during building open hours to check on the schedules. Schedules are subject to change, but every effort will be made to adjust the schedules well in advance so that notice can be given to frequent users.

MEN’S EVENING BASKETBALL OPEN GYM Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00 - 9:00 pm These games are a light hearted, call your own fouls affair, and usually feature a wide range of ages and skill levels. Everyone 16 and older is welcome.

OPEN GYM VOLLEYBALL

 

In an effort to provide a better experience for all, we have now divided our group into 2 sessions. Beginner: Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:30pm This time slot is for those who have either not played much and need to develop their skills, or those who have not played in a while and need to get back in the game. Intermediate: Tuesdays 7:30 - 9 pm This time slot is for experienced players who play regularly, and want a more competitive environment.

PICKLEBALL One of the fastest growing sports in America! Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton, ping pong, and racquetball. Fast paced, easy to learn and lots of fun. In an effort to provide a better experience for all, we have now divided our group into 2 sessions. Mon. – Fri. 12:00 - 1:00 pm & Sat. 2:00 - 3:00 pm These time slots are reserved for players who are experienced level 3 and above. Mon. – Fri. 1:00 - 2:30 pm & Sat. 3:00 – 4:00 pm These time slots are open for all players.

 

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SPORTSACTIVITIES

FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT ALL OF OUR CURRENT SPORTS, PLEASE VISIT: WWW.NEWPORTOREGON.GOV/SPORTS

Spring Sports COACHES NEEDED!!!!

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

We are always in need of volunteer coaches for our middle school and youth programs. Coaches get to enroll one child for free. You must be able to pass a criminal background check. Experience is not required. We will give you everything you need to successfully manage a team.

NEWPORT 6TH, 7TH & 8TH MIDDLE SCHOOL TRACK & FIELD

Volunteer coaches are needed!!!! Athletes in our Track and Field program will practice and compete with other kids their age in various athletic contests based on running, jumping, and throwing. Events include: Shot Put, Discus, High Jump, Long Jump, 100m Hurdles, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m and Relays. Athletes can register at the recreation center and practices will occur at Newport High School Track. The team will participate in meets against other teams throughout the county. At the end of the season, there will also be championship meet. Track meets begin in April and practices generally begin in March. Fee: $50.00 (Scholarships are available to those who qualify and as funds allow) Registration deadline: March 22, 2014 First Meet: 2nd Week of April

NEWPORT 1ST - 5TH GRADE TRACK & FIELD

Volunteer coaches are needed!!!! This is a fun program geared towards preparing kids to possibly qualify for Hershey’s National Track and Field Meet. Meets offer running events, like the 50-meter dash and the 800-meter run, and field events, like the softball throw and the standing long jump. Mini Meets will be held during practice times and an End-of-Season Meet will be held at the end of May at Newport High School. Fee: $50.00 (Scholarships are available to those who qualify and as funds allow) Registration deadline: March 22, 2014

YOUTH BASEBALL & SOFTBALL

Youth baseball and softball programs are run by the Newport Baseball & Softball Association. Registration and season information can be found by contacting Jody Malloy at 541-9613757 or by going to https://www.facebook.com/nbasa.

YOUTH SOCCER

Youth soccer programs are run by the Central Coast Soccer Association. Registration and season information can be found by going to www.centralcoastsoccer.org.

MEN’S 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL LEAGUE

This is a league for males 18 and older. League play will start immediately after the Winter Men’s League. This league will be an 8 week season with playoffs immediately following. Games will be played on Monday or Thursday evenings, 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Fee: $95.00 per team Registration Deadline: April 19, 2014 First Games: May 5, 2014

COED ADULT DODGEBALL LEAGUE

This is a lighthearted league on Thursday nights at the Recreation Center. It is a fun and competitive league for ages 18 and older. League rules can be found at our website. Games will be played Thursday nights, 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Fee: $300.00 per team Registration Deadline: April 26, 2014 First Games: May 15, 2014

MEN’S & COED ADULT SOFTBALL LEAGUE

This league is a fun and competitive league for ages 18 and older. It will run on Tuesday or Thursday nights at Betty Wheeler Park. League rules can be found at our website. Games will be played 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Fee: $475.00 per team Registration Deadline: May 17, 2014 First Games: May 27, 2014

 

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OLALLA LAKE OFF-ROAD SPRINT TRIATHLON

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

Date: Coming in July The Olalla Lake Off-Road Sprint Tri features a course that is hard to beat. This race is characterized by gnarly hill climbs, both the bike and the run course feature some seriously fun and challenging hills! The reservoir is a pristine lake surrounded by tree covered hills, and the view from the top of the bike course is nothing short of breathtaking. This year’s race will offer the sprint course this year, which consists of an 800 meter swim, a 7 mile bike and a 3.1 mile run. Register online or at the Newport Recreation Center.

 

COAST HILLS CLASSIC MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE May 4, 2014 Following the fantastic success of last year’s 2nd annual race, the city is excited to announce that the 2014 Coast Hills Classic Bike Race will return on May 4th. Last year’s race offered plenty of muddy trails that left both pros and beginners with smiling faces and dirty bikes. Due to past success, this year’s race has been entered into the Oregon MTB XC Series which will bring additional racers to our wonderful city. The course is designed with stunning ocean views, amazing single-track and one of the most electrifying rider-fan interactions around. Once again, 100% of the race proceeds will go directly to Newport Parks and Recreation Department’s Youth Scholarship Program. Last year’s race was able to help many local youth to participate in sports programs who otherwise would not have been able too. We are pleased to announce that the vibrant duo from Bike Newport, Daniella and Elliott Crowder, along with many members of the local cycling community will again be providing the heart and soul for this amazing race. Visit our website for more details. Registration can be done through our site or at the Newport Recreation Center.

 

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NEWPORTPOOL EGG DIVE

Saturday, April 19th 12:30 – 2:00 pm Collect eggs from the pool and turn them in for candy and prizes. $5.00 per person, no passes Swimmers six and younger must be accompanied by an adult in the water.

FIESTA SWIM

Monday, May 5th 7:00 – 8:30 pm Regular drop-in fees or pool pass Swimmers six and younger must be accompanied by an adult in the water.

NEWPORT POOL

WATER SPORTS

Sundays 2:00 – 3:30 pm Kayakers practice rolls, stand-up paddle boarders work on balance, scuba divers get familiar with equipment, and under water hockey players practice maneuvers - all in warm, clear water. Bring your equipment, bring a friend, and join the fun!

DROP-IN ADMISSION: YOUTH(0-17) ADULT(18 to 61) SENIOR(62 & up)

Resident 10-Pass Non-Resident 10-Pass $3.60 $25.65 $4.10 $32.30 $5.10 $40.00 $6.15 $49.20 $3.85 $31.80 $5.15 $40.75

PASSES: 1 Month 3 Month Youth Resident $37.15 $62.00 Youth Non-Resident $49.70 $74.55

Annual $166.00 $186.00

Adult Resident Adult Non-Resident

$99.15 $124.00

$186.00 $223.45

Senior Resident $49.70 Senior Non-Resident $62.00

$74.55 $91.75

$173.25 $198.85

Family Resident $141.95 Family Non-Resident $183.75

$205.25 $252.65

$449.25 $520.95

$74.55 $94.80

SPRING YOUTH GROUP SWIMMING LESSONS

Six – 45 minute lessons $48.00 May 12th – 23rd June 16th - 27th Monday, Wednesday, Friday Evenings 5:00pm or 5:45 pm Levels 1, 2, 3/4 Participants must be a minimum of 4 years old. Register at the Newport Pool beginning April 1st.

*RENT THE NEWPORT POOL* Have a private swim party, family reunion, birthday celebration, or bring your scuba gear and kayaks. MONDAY - FRIDAY MORNINGS 9 -10AM MONDAY – FRIDAY AFTERNOONS 1:30 – 3:00PM MONDAY-FRIDAY EVENINGS 7:00-9:00PM SATURDAY 2:00 - 4:30PM SUNDAY 8:30 -11:00AM & 3:30-6:00PM **Please allow at least one week advance notice when reserving the pool. Lifeguards included and all pool rules and regulations apply. RATES: (PER HOUR) Resident Non-Resident 1-20 people $83.25 $104.50 21-40 $99.75 $125.50 41-60 $116.50 $145.25 61-80 $133.00 $166.50 81-100 $149.75 $181.50

VOLUNTEER RENT A LANE Rent a private lane during regularly scheduled lap swims Only $15.00 per hour A minimum of 24 hour advanced notice required to reserve a lane Call the pool today for more information or to reserve your lane! 541-265-7770

Use your time and talent to make a difference at the Newport Pool. As a volunteer you will share your knowledge and skills as you gain valuable work experience, learn new skills, and develop new friendships. Volunteers age 12 and older are welcomed as special event and program assistants, customer service providers, and facility cleaners. We are always open to suggestions. If you have another skill you would like to share with us we are willing to listen. Pick up your volunteer application at the pool today.

NEWPORT POOL LOCATION 1212 NE Fogarty Street, Newport, OR 97365 541-265-7770

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POOLSCHEDULE WEEKDAYSCHEDULESPRING 2014 TIME 6 - 7 a.m. 7 - 8 a.m.

TUESDAY LAP Independant LAP

WEDNESDAY LAP Independant LAP

THURSDAY LAP Independant LAP

FRIDAY LAP Independant LAP

Exercise

Exercise

Exercise

Exercise

Exercise

8 - 9 a.m.

Independant Exercise

Water Exercise

WATER EXERCISE

WATER EXERCISE

WATER EXERCISE

WATER EXERCISE

9 - 10 a.m.

RENTAL/CLOSED

RENTAL/CLOSED WATER WALKING

RENTAL/CLOSED

10 - 11 a.m.

RENTAL/CLOSED WATER WALKING

RENTAL/CLOSED WATER WALKING

11 - 12 p.m.

LAP

LAP

12 - 1:30 p.m. 1:30 - 3 p.m.

POOL SCHEDULE

MONDAY LAP Independant LAP

3:15 - 5 p.m. 5 -7 p.m.

LAP

Independant Exercise

RENTAL/CLOSED SWIM TEAM LAP/LESSONS

Therapy

LAP

Water Walking

WATER WALKING

LAP

Independant Exercise

RENTAL/CLOSED SWIM TEAM LAP/BOOT CAMP 5:30 Start

LAP

MOMMY & ME

LAP LAP

Independant Exercise

RENTAL/CLOSED SWIM TEAM LAP/LESSONS

LAP

Independant Exercise

RENTAL/CLOSED SWIM TEAM LAP/BOOT CAMP 5:30 Start

LAP

Independant Exercise

RENTAL/CLOSED SWIM TEAM LAP/LESSONS

WEEKENDSCHEDULE Saturday

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. water LAP

9:30-11 LAP

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RENTAL/CLOSED RENTAL/CLOSED

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LAP Mommy Private & Me Lessons LAP Mommy Private & Me Lessons

12:30-2 Open Rec Swim Open Rec Swim

2-3:30 Rental/ Closed Water Sports

4:30-6 LAP Rental/ Closed

6-7:30 Open Rec Swim Closed

INDEPENDENT EXERCISE: Independent exercise uses two lanes of the pool providing a space for patrons to exercise independently without having to lap swim.

SOME HEALTH BENEFITS OF SWIMMING 1: Do more with less ~ Swimming offers the ability to work your body without harsh impact to your skeletal system. When the human body is submerged in water, it automatically becomes lighter. When immersed to the waist, your body bears just 50 percent of its weight. 2: Increased Muscle Tone and Strength ~ Water is a substance about twelve times as dense as air. That means that every kick and every arm stroke becomes a resistance exercise -- and it’s well known that resistance exercises are the best way to build muscle tone and strength. 3: Improved Flexibility ~ Swimming puts the body through a broad range of motion that helps joints and ligaments stay loose and flexible. With every stroke, as you reach forward, you’re lengthening the body, which not only makes it more efficient in the water; it also helps give you a good stretch from head to toe. 4: A Healthier Heart ~ In addition to toning visible muscles like pectorals, triceps and quads, swimming also helps improve the most important muscle in our bodies: the heart. Because swimming is an aerobic exercise, it serves to strengthen the heart, not only helping it to become larger, but making it more efficient in pumping -- which leads to better blood flow throughout your body.

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SPECIAL EVENTS ART SHOW Tuesday, April 29th, 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Opening Reception with refreshments. Art Cards by Leona Beutler, Fanny Drew, and Shirley Steinhauer. Works in Watercolor and Colored Pencil by Doris Davis, Alicia Schafer, Susan Hurst, Shirley Steinhauer, Leona Beutler, and Gladys Weaver. Thursday, May 1st, 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Fashion, Fun & Refreshments plus huge Silent Auction. Don’t miss this annual Celebration of Spring!

LOCATION 20 SE 2nd Street Phone: 541 265-9617 www.newportoregon.gov/sc Open: Mon. - Fri. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Holiday closures: Mon. May 26th

ROOM RENTALS

The 60+ Activity Center has a variety of facility rentals to meet your needs. Please call (541) 265-9617 for more information. Public agencies

Private use

NEWPORT 60+ CENTER

MAY DAY CELEBRATION

Multi-Purpose room/Prep Kitchen $19.50/25.00/hr $30.00/38.00/hr Lounge/Library

$14.00/hour

$19.00/hour

Health Studio/Education Center $14.00/hour

$19.00/hour

CRAFTER’S CORNER Come browse at our gift shop! You are sure to find something special and unique at a very reasonable price. Shop hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

EQUIPMENT ON LOAN

Wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, shower chairs, and toilet lifts are available to seniors who need them.  For more information, call a Host or Hostess at 541 265-9617.

THE MEALS ON WHEELS MEAL SITE

This program is offered every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at noon.  Come and enjoy a fresh hot meal, visit with old friends, and make new ones.  Donations are encouraged.

HOMEBOUND LUNCH PROGRAM

Hot lunches are served to the homebound.  Please call 541 574-0669 for prices and meals to be delivered to your home.

PAWS ON WHEELS Delivered monthly to your home. Paws on Wheels delivers dog and/or cat food monthly that is donated by individuals and local businesses. Eligibility is available only to people who receive meals from Meals on Wheels.

SUPPORT GROUPS

THE FRIENDS OF THE NEWPORT SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER This group’s purpose is to provide support to the Newport 60+ Activity Center in assisting with senior needs, foster and encourage residents and visitors to participate in a variety of activities, encourage awareness of good health practices through activities, enlist support of other groups interested in advancing the above purposes, and assist in further construction and maintenance of the Newport 60+ Center. The Friends meet the 3rd Thursday of each month.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Your talent and ideas are welcome at the Newport 60+ Activity Center. Please call the Center at (541) 265-9617. We are looking for volunteers to teach classes in a variety of venues from beginning Spanish, to beading, to any health and wellness or other personal development offerings you might be willing to share. We are always looking for volunteers for our parties, special events, and general office help. Come help this center be what you want it to be, helping benefit our entire community.

 

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HEALTH&WELLNESS ADAPTIVE TAI CHI

Tuesdays at 1:00 pm, with instructor Jeff Cheever. This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the benefits of Tai Chi at a pace that accommodates various physical limitations, but allows for the improvements this exercise can offer its participants.

AEROBICS

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 - 10:30 am. This is a low-impact aerobics class designed especially for the 60+ crowd who wish for a moderate-paced class. This fun fitness program will help maintain and improve cardiovascular conditioning, circulation, flexibility, and muscle tone.

CHAIR YOGA

Mondays, 9:30 am. Chair yoga accommodates persons who can’t get up and down easily from the floor. This style of yoga can be a very complete workout that increases flexibility and strength, while incorporating breathing techniques that are both energizing and calming. This is a self-led class.

 

BREATH & BALANCE

Wednesdays, & Fridays, 3:00 4:00 pm. This is a self-led gentle exercise class. Class focus is on improved breathing awareness and balance from simple exercises done from a chair, as well as walking, and selective use of balance balls. Music and social interaction enhance this gathering, allowing participants to enjoy themselves while they gently work out.

 

ARTHRITIS EXERCISE PROGRAM Wed. & Fri. 9:30 - 10:30 am. This self-lead fitness class is a fun way to build strength and flexibility for body and mind.

BODY SCULPTING  

Mondays & Thursdays, 5:30 pm. Body sculpting (or core conditioning) is a non-aerobic, muscle-toning class led by Chris Gary. Chris has over 20 years of experience leading health and wellness classes in Lincoln County. This type of   training can give you strength, muscle tone, and may lower your risk of bone loss.

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GENTLE YOGA

QIGONG / WILD GOOSE

Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Qigong is a very old practice from China, similar to Tai Chi, which uses simple, natural movements to reduce the effects of stress, support the immune system, and improve balance, focus and memory. Barbara Turrill leads this beginner’s class for all ages and abilities, combining qigong, Brain Gym, and some basic warm-ups/ stretching.

RV LINE DANCE

Fridays, 6:30 - 8:00 pm. An on-going dance night at the 60+ Center, this group is open to any interested line dance participants to come and dance!

LINE DANCE

TABLE TENNIS/PING PONG

Mondays, 1:00 pm, with Maggie Bice. Maggie has taught all levels of Line Dance for more than 15 years. Come join us, kick up your heels and have fun. Line Dancing can give you a great mind-body workout. It improves memory skill by requiring you to remember dance steps and sequences. It can help strengthen bones and muscles, increase stamina and flexibility, improve your posture and balance, and give you the opportunity to socialize at the same time. Dancing has a way of brightening up  a person’s day.

Wednesdays & Saturdays, 5:30 pm. The Newport 60+ Activity Center Table Tennis club meets at Yaquina View Elementary School. Master Pong, AKA Don Hunt is the club host.

WII BOWLING

Tuesdays, 9:30 - 10:30 am. Get creative and have some fun at the 60+ Center; see the multipurpose room transform into a three-lane bowling alley! These games are a good way to improve your senses, visually and physically, while having a great time. No Experience necessary!

ZUMBA GOLD

NEW! Mondays & Fridays, 10:45 - 11:45 am. An easy-going workout for older adults, Zumba Gold combines simpleto-learn dance steps with infectious Latin rhythms and other world music. The result is a safe cardio workout which includes toning and stretching to help range-of-motion and flexibility. As students learn new dance routines, the heart muscle is conditioned and the brain is exercised. Come and join the party and dance your way to vibrant health!

SILVER SNEAKERS

Coming Soon! A total body conditioning class offering exercises for the upper and lower body designed to increase muscular strength and range of movement. Days and Times, TBA

 

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Tuesdays, 3:30 pm. This ongoing class, led by Martha Llewellyn, will teach you to focus your thoughts and body to help relieve stress and promote relaxation, even after the class has ended. Other benefits of yoga can be lowered blood pressure, increased lung capacity and breathing control, and increased mood levels and concentration. Come restore your health and strength to see how it helps revive your spirits!

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EDUCATIONOPPORTUNITIES BOOK CLUB

KNITTING GROUP

Tuesdays, 3:00 - 4:30 pm. Crafty fun for all ages, male and female. Knitting is a great tool to keep your fingers limber and your mind sharp, while enjoying the company of other knitters, usually working on a community donation project. Supplies abound, so come and join in on any Tuesday afternoon. This group is led by Barbara Hendrix who has years of teaching experience. Free.

EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

3rd Wednesday of each month, 1:00 - 2:30 pm. Come and find out what new book is being read, and join in the discussion. This is an on-going group that likes to share their latest reading discoveries.

LE CLUB FRANCAIS

Wednesday, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon. “Parlez vous, francais? Oui, un peu.” Come and enjoy this group to listen as well as practice speaking this wonderful romance language.

MIND GAMES

Thursdays, 11:00 am - 12:00 noon. Improve cognitive function with this free class. A variety of card games are played to have fun and exercise your mind at the same time.

PARTY BRIDGE CARD MAKING/PAPER PLAY CLASS

 

Tuesdays, 10:30 am. You are invited to join in this creative class and make personal works of art to share with family and friends. Leona Beutler and Fanny Drew are our talented instructors. This class is free and materials are provided.

CHESS CLUB

NEW! Thursdays, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. We’ve had lots of requests for a Chess Club, and now it’s finally here! The Senior Kings & Queens chess club welcomes all skill levels, from newbies wanting to learn, to great players, and every level in between. If you have a portable board and pieces, please bring them with you.

COLORED PENCIL CLASS

Tuesdays, 12:30 pm. Shirley Steinhauer will help folks explore colored pencil art. This class is free and all supplies are included. Let your imagination fly.

Thursdays, 1:00 - 3:00 pm. This group is growing and there is room for more! If you play bridge and would like to play the more relaxed form, rather than duplicate, please call and put your name on our list. The number is (541) 2659617. We will have fun!

READERS THEATRE

Saturday, 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Writers/Readers Theatre is an ongoing activity at the 60+ Center that involves participants writing their own stories, then preparing them for presentation in a Reader’s Theatre format. Writers do not have to read, although stories are read to one another at each weekly meeting. Pick up a copy of their published book, “Memoirs,” available in The 60+ Center Gift Shop.

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Class size is limited to 5. Instructor, Shirley Steinhauer is your multi-media-talented art instructor. Always wanted to try watercolors? Well, no time like the present to learn some basic skills with lots of encouragement. Free.

COMPUTER INSTRUCTION / OPEN LAB Days & Times, TBA.

DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB Wednesdays, 6:00 pm & Fridays at 1:15 pm, and each 2nd Saturday at 11:00 am. Come enjoy a friendly session of bridge. Duplicate bridge is the most widely used variation of contract bridge in club and tournament play. It is called duplicate because the same bridge deal (i.e. the specific arrangement of the 52 cards into the four hands) is played at each table and scoring is based on relative performance. In this way, every hand, whether strong or weak, is played in competition with others playing the identical cards, and the element of skill is heightened while that of chance is reduced. This is a great game to keep your brain in shape. Watch for lessons in your area.

LUMOSITY

Mondays, 11:15 am. Lumosity is an online interactive program designed by neuroscientists to improve the brain’s core cognitive functions. Through a progressive series of   fun and colorful games and visual exercises, participants can experience a measurable improvement in the way they feel and think. Join our instructor, Fanny Drew, for an hour every Monday to see for yourself how this program might be of benefit to you. Free.

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BINGO

PERSONAL NETWORKING

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 11:00 - 11:45 am. Donation to play.

Special creative workshops. Days & Times, TBA.

3rd Thursday of each month, 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Donation to play. This game is primarily an excuse to get together with others who want to laugh and forget themselves while they play this simple game of tossing dice and counting scores. The laughter is so loud in our social lounge where the players are whooping and hollering that the office has to close the door to get any work done. Come and have some “mindless” fun with this fun-loving group.

PINOCHLE

Wednesdays & Fridays, 1:00 pm. Arrangements can be made for instruction with this lively and dedicated group of pinochle players.

SQUARE DANCING

Mondays, 7:15 - 9:00 pm. Pick your partner and dosi-do.

TOPS (TAKING OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY)

MAHJONG

Thursdays, 8:30 am. There is an annual membership fee.

Mondays, 10:00 am & Thursdays, 1:00 pm. Master the art of this mysterious Chinese tile game. Instructions are available.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 - 6:30 pm.

TRIPS, OUTINGS AND EXCURSIONS

Check our website, or give us a call for the latest trip information. http://www.newportoregon.gov/sc. (541) 265-9617

NEWPORT SENIOR CENTER TRIPS 2014

Month Destination Date Day Times Fees APR Woodburn Tulips/Wine/Chocolate 4/16 Wed 8:30-5 27.00 Florence Three Rivers Casino/Dune Buggy 4/26 Sat 8:30-5 38.00 MAY Salem Willamette Cruise & Carousel 5/7 Wed   40.00 Hood River Wine & Pear Festival 5/17-5/18 Sat/Sun 157.00 Aurora Colony museum/Candy/Antiques 5/31 Sat 25.00 JUNE Eugene Black Sheep Gathering 6/21 Sat 27.00 Gold Beach Rogue River Jet boats 6/26-6/27 Thu/Fri 198.00 JULY Corvallis Gathering Farms, Trader Joe’s 7/9 Fri 25.00 Waldport Llama Farm, Thyme Gardens 7/18 Wed TBD Brooks Great Oregon Steam up 7/26 Sat 45.00 AUG Junction City Scandinavian Festival 8/8 Fri 25.00 Yachats River Valley Farm Tour 8/16 Sat 25.00 Tacoma Chihuly Bridge of Glass 8/22-8-23 Fri/Sat 258.00 OCT Sweethome Brocard Apple press 10/18 Sat 27.00 Silverton Oregon Gardens, Barn Line Dance 10/25-10/26 Sat/Sun TBD TBD

 

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NEWPORTCITYPARKS 185 NW 60th Street Features a dog park, covered picnic shelter, small playing field, picnic tables, BBQ grill, play structure and restrooms

BETTY WHEELER MEMORIAL FIELD (2.8 ACRES) 852 NW Nye St. between NW 8th and 10th Two ball fields, restrooms, and concession stand (in-season)

BIG CREEK PARK (2.5 ACRES)

2510 NE Big Creek Road - (near City Reservoir) Picnic and playground facilities include slides, swings, climbing structure, picnic tables, volleyball net, BBQ grills, and covered picnic shelter. The shelter is reservable. (reservations recommended May-Sept)

COAST PARK

Located on Coast Street by the Performing Arts Center Coast Park is our newest Park, featuring state of the art play equipment, a magnificently detailed shipwreck, a wetland garden and more.

DON DAVIS PARK (2 ACRES)

832 W. Olive (Restroom) 840 W. Olive (Gazebo) Vietnam Veterans Memorial, gazebo (not reservable), cobblestone pathway with beach access and sitting areas

FOUNDING ROCK (0.7 ACRE) 511 SW Coast Highway Historic downtown sitting area

DEPARTMENT STAFF

Parks and Recreation Director.........Jim Protiva Recreation Superintendent.........Judy Mayhew Sports Coordinator...............Mike Cavanaugh Lead Fitness Attendant.......Darren Villeneuve Financial/AdminSpecialist.......Lee Ann Prchal Aquatic Supervisor.......................Kathy Cline Aquatic Coordinator..............Heather Hughes Senior Activity Center Coordinator............Peggy O’Callaghan

PARKS & RECREATION COMMITTEE Sandra Surber Edward Simon - Chair Karen Smith Nancy Steinberg Jimmy Rodriguez Mark Saelens - City Council Liaison Kathy Quinn Fred Springsteen Jennie Scarborough Alisha Kern Richard Balzer

FRANK V. WADE MEMORIAL PARK (8.8 ACRES)

1445 NE Big Creek Road Baseball and softball fields, four tennis courts, playground equipment, community garden, Summer Activity Club Headquarters, restrooms, landscaped walkways, and picnic tables

LITERACY PARK (1 ACRE)

370 W. Olive Street, behind the Library Amphitheater and recreation area

MOMBETSU SISTER CITY PARK (0.6 ACRE) 620 SW Neff Way Japanese garden park

NYE BEACH TURNAROUND (.46 ACRE)

NW Beach Drive   Beach access, parking, picnic tables and central to Nye Beach business district

OCEAN TO BAY TRAIL (.67 MILE)

HAVE YOUR NEXT MEETING AT THE REC. CENTER

The Newport Recreation Center has a wide variety of space available for hourly rental. We can accommodate: Meetings, classes, parties and more. Set-up of tables and chairs is included in the rental price. Please call with any questions and to check availability.

Trail runs from Big Creek Park west through the Agate Beach Wayside tunnel and on to Agate Beach. Includes boardwalks and bridges, and winds through forested areas and over creek. State Park restrooms located at Agate Beach Wayside.

SAM MOORE PARKWAY (5.73 ACRES)

656 NW High St. (between Betty Wheeler & NW High Street) Natural canyon with walking trail, play structure, picnic area, and sports park bowls

WILDER TWIN PARK

625 SE 43rd St. This new park features a kid’s play area with a covered picnic table amongst other great features.

WILDER DOG PARK (.7 ACRE)

40th Street, close to Community College Campus The new Wilder Dog Park features a transitional entry and exit corral, plus a water spigot for animals.

HAVE YOUR BIRTHDAY PARTY AT THE NEWPORT REC. CENTER! Your child’s birthday party is a breeze when you rent a room at the Rec. Center! You bring the food and decorations; we provide the room, tables, and chairs! Rent the gym and your party is complete! Room rentals start at $11.50/hour for 1/2 classroom and $28.75/ hour for the small gym. Please call with any   questions and to check availability.

NEWPORT CITY PARKS

AGATE BEACH NEIGHBORHOOD AND DOG PARK (1 ACRE)

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