Town of Oro Valley Parks and Recreation Guide Fall 2013
The Oro Valley Parks & Recreation department is pleased to present the Fall 2013 program guide. The Department manages Town parks and trails, recreation programs, cultural and historic resources and the Oro Valley Aquatic Center.
Town of Oro Valley Parks and Recreation FALL 2013 PROGRAM GUIDE ORO VALLEY AQUATIC CENTER NAMED ARIZONA PARKS AND RECREATION ASSOCIATION 2013 OUTSTANDING FACILITY OF THE YEAR TOWN OF ORO VALLEY Town Council Mayor Satish I. Hiremath, D.D.S. Vice Mayor Lou Waters Councilmember Brendan Burns Councilmember William Garner Councilmember Joe Hornat Councilmember Mary Snider Councilmember Mike Zinkin WELCOME! HOW TO REGISTER The Oro Valley Parks & Recreation department is pleased to present the Fall 2013 program guide. The Department manages Town parks and trails, recreation programs, cultural and historic resources and the Oro Valley Aquatic Center. Many programs and activities include a phone number or other registration information, but you can always register online by visiting us at www.orovalleyaz.gov/parksandrec and selecting the “Register for classes” button from the right-hand menu. ORO VALLEY PARKS AND RECREATION 680 W. Calle Concordia Oro Valley, AZ 85704 Phone: (520) 229-5050 Fax: (520) 229-5075 Business Hours: Monday - Friday (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) Once you’ve reached the Online Registration page, follow these steps: • Enter your username and password or, if you do not have one, click “Need an Account?” Once your information has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation email. You may then register for activities by following the instructions below. • Under the Quick Links bar, click “Browse Activities.” www.orovalleyaz.gov/parksandrec • To enroll, locate your activity and click on the picture of a shopping cart to the left. TABLE OF CONTENTS • Next, click the “Enroll Now” button that pops up at the bottom of your screen. Website: Aquatics Page 3 Recreation Page 6 News Page 11 Special Events Page 12 Scan this QR code with your smartphone to register online. (2) • Check the box next to the person you would like to enroll for the class and click “Add to Cart.” • Next, you will review and agree to the waver by clicking “Agree.” • Lastly, click “Proceed to Checkout” where you will enter payment information, or click “Continue Shopping” if you’d like to add more activities. • Click “Submit Payment” to complete the process and the system will generate a printable receipt. Town Manager Greg Caton Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Jack Stinnett, chair Sue Bishop, vice chair Mary Kay Durfee, member Dana Hallin, member John Hickey, member Valerie Pullara, member Clifton Wickstrom, member Historic Preservation Commission Ellen Guyer, chair Dean Strandskov, vice chair Ed Hannon, commissioner Marilyn Lane, commissioner Eric Thomae, commissioner Connie Trail, commissioner Parks & Recreation Department Kristy Diaz-Trahan, director Danielle Tanner, senior office specialist Catherine Vorrasi, manager, (Aquatics) Logan McNutt, assistant manager, (Aquatics) Nancy Ellis, multimodal planner James Gardner, manager, (Park Management) Carlos Guiterrez, crew manager, (Park Management) Lynanne Dellerman, manager, (Recreation/Cultural Services) Brandon Laue, assistant manager, (Recreation/Cultural Services) AQUATICS The new Oro Valley Aquatic Center celebrated its grand opening in March 2013 after a $5 million upgrade. This new facility is competition-ready and full of family-friendly amenities for guests of all ages! The Aquatic Center is open yearround with an average water temperature of 80 degrees. The Aquatic Center includes the following: • Interactive splash pad ORO VALLEY AQUATIC CENTER 23 W. Calle Concordia Oro Valley, AZ 85704 (520) 209-2472 SPECIAL EVENTS HOLIDAYS, CLOSURES & SPECIAL HOURS • Labor Day (Sept. 2) – Regular hours • Columbus Day (Oct. 14) – Regular hours • Veterans Day (Nov. 11) – FREE admission for Military, Police, EMT, Fire and Border Patrol • 130’ water slide • Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 28) – Closed • 25-yard heated recreation pool • Christmas Eve (Dec. 24) – Closed • 50-meter heated competition pool with score board • Christmas Day (Dec. 25) – Closed • 4 springboard diving boards (two 1-meter boards and two 3-meter boards) • New Years Eve – Closing at 4 p.m. TEEN NIGHTS 2nd Saturday of every month, 6 - 9 p.m. (Sept. - Dec.) Admission for teens is just $1. Event includes karaoke, dancing and other activities. DIVE-IN MOVIES • Aug. 24 at 7:30 p.m. • Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. All ages. Regular admission fees apply. Free Popcorn. Films TBD. FLOATING PUMPKIN PATCH AND COSTUME CONTEST Oct. 31, 5 - 7 p.m. $2 adults, $1 children, $5 per pumpkin Event includes pumpkin carving station, face painting and music. Costume fashion show at 6 p.m. • Classroom and outdoor ramada for birthday parties, community meetings and Red Cross classes COMPETITIONS • Family changing rooms • Patriot Swim Meet: September 20-22 • Shaded bleachers and rest areas • High School Time Trials: November 10 • Concession stand • Fall Finale: December 5-8 HOURS OF OPERATION Monday - Friday Saturday Sunday OLYMPIC POOL LAP SWIMMING 5 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.** 6 a.m. - 5 p.m. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. DIVING BOARDS 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.** 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. August 12 - November 1, 2013 RECREATION POOL*, SPLASH PAD AND SLIDE November 2 - December 31, 2013 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. *Recreation pool limited to lap swim only, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. **Closed from 4:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m. M-F due to swim practice OLYMPIC POOL LAP SWIMMING Monday - Friday Saturday Sunday 5 a.m. - 8 p.m. 6 a.m. - 5 p.m. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. DIVING BOARDS 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. RECREATION POOL, SPLASH PAD AND SLIDE 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (3) ORO VALLEY AQUATIC CENTER FEES AND MEMBERSHIPS Regular Rate Oro Valley Residents FREE FREE Youth (4-17 yrs.) $5 $4 Adult (18-49 yrs.) $7 $6 Senior (50+ yrs.) $6 $5* DAILY ADMISSION Infant (up to 3 yrs.) SWIM TEAMS AT THE ORO VALLEY AQUATIC CENTER • Flying Fish Arizona Swim Team (FAST) www.fastarizonaswimteam.com • Pusch Ridge Swim Team www.prpirates.com MONTH-TO-MONTH MEMBERSHIP (Automatic Billing) Adult (18-49 yrs.) $40 $35 Senior/Youth $30 $25* Couple $55 $45 Family (up to six members) $80 $70 Additional Family Member $15 $10 Adult (18-49 yrs.) $105 $90 Senior/Youth $90 $75* PUNCH CARDS (30 Visits) *Military/Fire/Police/EMT RENTAL INFORMATION GROUP RESERVATIONS Groups of 50 or more receive 25% off the appropriate daily admission rate. If the Ramada and/or classroom are desired, the above rates apply and any additional guests, over the 50 count, will receive the 25% discount. CLASSROOM* Maximum: Residents: 30 people $125 for 2 hours Non-residents: $150 for 2 hours RAMADA* Residents: $125 for 2 hours, up to 25 people $250 for 2 hours, up to 50 people Non-residents: $150 for 2 hours, up to 25 people $275 for 2 hours, up to 50 people For parties of 12 people or fewer, please see manager for pricing options. FACILITY RESERVATIONS The entire facility may be rented outside of normal operating hours. Admission rates apply, and parties of 50 or more receive the 25% discount. In addition to admission, lifeguard fees apply. • Entire facility (9 staff ) - $135/hour • Recreation elements: slide, splash pad and recreation pool (6 staff ) - $90/hour • Olympic pool and diving boards (5 staff ) - $75/hour • Snack bar (1 staff ) - $15/hour (4) *Price includes admission to the Aquatic Center. ORO VALLEY AQUATIC CENTER AQUATICS PROGRAMS SATURDAY GROUP SWIMMING LESSONS • Preschool – Students learn water safety, survival skills and foundational swimming concepts in a safe and fun environment. Skills are age-appropriate, allowing students to achieve success on a regular basis. • Level One – The objective of this level is to help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely. Students will learn elementary water skills. • Level Two – Designed to give students success with fundamental skills and learn to float without support. Students will also learn basic self-help rescue skills. PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE SWIMMING INSTRUCTION BY DOLPHINS OF THE DESERT SWIMMING ACADEMY Personalized instruction for the specialized swimmer, the triathlete, long-distance swimmers and open-water swimmers. Improve technique, endurance and strength under the supervision of highly-qualified swim instructors. See flyer at front desk for monthly dates, times and fees. Audience: Dates: Time: Fee: All ages Flexible Flexible Varied/Special discounts available • Level Three – Students learn to coordinate front and back crawl. Introduce elementary backstroke and the fundamentals of treading water. • Level Four – Students develop confidence in strokes learned thus far and improve other aquatic skills. Breaststroke, sidestroke and wall turns are introduced. • Level Five – Students learn coordination and refinement of key strokes. Butterfly, open turns and feet-first surface dives are introduced. Swim distances are increased as well. Audience: Session 1: Session 2: Time: Dates: Fee: All ages, preschool through swim level 5 Sept. 7 - Oct. 19 (6 classes) Nov. 2 - Dec. 21 (6 classes) Classes begin at noon Oct. 14 - 18 (Fall break) Dec. 30 - Jan. 3 (Holiday break) Residents $40 per session, Non-residents $45 per session SURVIVAL CLASSES FOR INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN BY INFANT SWIMMING RESOURCE FALL BREAK AQUATIC CAMP - JUNIOR LIFEGUARDING Camp is designed to teach participants basic pool safety, water rescue skills and how to act in an emergency. There are five main areas: Prevention, Swimming Skills, Response, Leadership and Rescue. Audience: Dates: Time: Fee: Ages 9 - 14 who wish to become a lifeguard at age 15 Oct. 14 - 18 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. $75 for the week Give your child the competence, confidence and skills of aquatic safety with Infant Swimming Resource’s Self-Rescue™ program. The safest provider of survival swimming lessons for children 6 months to 6 years of age. See flyer at front desk for monthly dates, times and fees. Audience: Dates: Time: Fee: Ages 6 months - 6 years Flexible Flexible Varied/special discounts available (5) ORO VALLEY AQUATIC CENTER AQUATICS PROGRAMS RECREATION Oro Valley was named a Playful City USA community in 2011, 2012 and 2013 by non-profit KaBOOM! YOUTH PROGRAMS TEAM DANCE FALL SPLASH â€˜N DASH SERIES Audience: Categories: Dates: Time: Fee: All ages Children: 200-yard swim, 1 mile run Teen: 400-yard swim, 2 mile run. Adult: 800-yard swim, 3 mile run Sept. 7, 14, 28; Oct. 5, 12, 19; Nov. 2, 9, 16; Finale on Nov. 23 2 p.m. $5 per race, same-day registration Team Dance is a blend of street jazz and hip-hop, choreographed to the hottest new songs! Classes are conveniently located right on various school campuses. Dancers will participate in two performances a year and receive cool dance shirts. If you love to dance, this is the place to be. Audience: Days: Times: Dates: WATER AEROBICS AND WATER PILATES BY BALANCED SPIRIT PILATES STUDIO Improve your strength, endurance, and flexibility, while toning muscles in a low-impact, high-energy class. See flyer at front desk for monthly dates, times and fees. Audience: Dates: Time: Fee: Adult (18+) Flexible Flexible Varied/Special discounts available SCUBA DIVING BY PLANET SCUBA Learn how to dive or take your diving to the next level with advanced certifications and specialty courses. See flyer at front desk for monthly dates, times and fees. Audience: Dates: Time: Fee: (6) Ages 7+ Flexible Flexible Varied/Special discounts available Fee: Instructor: Locations: Girls, grades 1 - 5 Monday - Copper Creek Elementary School Tuesday - Wilson K-8 School Wednesday - Painted Sky Elementary School Copper Creek, 2:30 p.m. Wilson K-8, 12:50 p.m. Painted Sky, 3:20 p.m. Copper Creek, Aug. 19 - Sept. 30 & Oct. 21 - Dec. 2 (Note: classes will not be held on Labor Day or Veterans Day) Wilson K-8, Aug. 20 - Sept. 24 & Oct. 22 - Nov. 26 Painted Sky, Aug. 21 - Sept 25 & Oct. 23 - Nov. 27 $50 per session Shawna Dorame, who has been teaching Jazzercise and Team Dance in Oro Valley since 2000. Copper Creek Elementary School gymnasium, 11620 N. Copper Spring Trail Wilson K-8 foyer, 2330 W. Glover Road Painted Sky Elementary School additional PE room, 12620 N. Woodburne Avenue RECREATION CRAZY FOR HORSES KIDS FALL & WINTER CAMPS AT ROLLING HILLS RIDING ACADEMY Children spend time on horseback, riding both Western and English styles. They will learn about horse behavior, language, interpreting what the horse is thinking, horse care and grooming, equine anatomy, and colors and breeds of horses. They will do crafts, go on trail rides and play games on horseback. Emphasis is placed on the relationship with the horse and safety. There are helmets and boots to loan students that do not have their own. Instructors emphasize safety and are well trained in their riding discipline. Audience: Days: Time: Seesion Dates: Fee: Instructor: Location: Ages 6 - 12 Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Oct. 14 - 18 and Oct. 7 - 11 (Fall breaks) Dec. 30 - Jan. 3 (Holiday break) $175 Donica Draper Rolling Hills Riding Academy, 9015 N. Camino de Anza ADVENTURES IN HISTORY & CULTURE AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS AT STEAM PUMP RANCH Drama - Children will prepare for a dramatic production based on stories from history to be performed at the Steam Pump Ranch Festivals. Gardening - Children will learn to plant and harvest crops. They will learn what it takes to be a successful gardener in the Sonoran Desert; they will harvest crops that were planted in the summer and early fall, and plant for the fall/winter/spring season. Heritage Food preparation - Celebrate Culture Through Heritage Foods - We will be working with local growers to obtain ingredients for preparing foods in a variety of ways. Audience: Days: INTRODUCTION TO ARCHERY This program is for youth interested in archery. Students will learn about archery safety, shooting fundamentals, marksmanship, sportsmanship, different shooting styles and equipment. Instructive shooting techniques will be taught. This is a great first step to the “Junior Olympic Archery Development” program. All necessary equipment is provided. Audience: Days: Time: Sessions: Fee: Instructors: Location: Ages 6 - 17 Tues. and Thurs. 4 - 5:30 p.m. Sept. 3 - Oct. 10 Oct. 29 - Nov 21 6 weeks, $50 Daily drop-in, $5 Provided by trained Oro Valley staff Oro Valley Archery Range at Naranja Park, 660 W. Naranja Dr. Ages 6 - 14 Monday Drama, Wednesday Gardening and Friday Heritage Food preparation Time: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Session Dates: Aug 26 - Oct. 4 (5 weeks) Oct. 28 - Dec. 6 (5 weeks) Fees: 1x weekly per session Residents $35, Non-residents $38 2x weekly per session Residents $70, Non-residents $75 3x weekly per session Residents $100, Non-residents $110 Supply Fee: $25 per session required for necessary ingredients for food preparation. We will utilize fresh, natural ingredients and create dishes that are fun to prepare and eat! Leader: Joyce Rychener was the Artistic Director for Youth @ Performing Arts for six years. She developed and facilitated curriculum for the University of Arizona Department of Family and Consumer Medicine for 13 years. She has been the Heritage Gardener at Steam Pump Ranch since 2009, works with the Mission Garden project in Tucson, is the Education Coordinator for the Oro Valley Historical Society, and wrote the curriculum for the Tohono O’odham Heritage Garden Grant for the Town of Oro Valley. Location: Steam Pump Ranch, 10901 N. Oracle Rd. (7) RECREATION AFTER SCHOOL MOUNTAIN HIKING ADVENTURE PROGRAM AT STEAM PUMP RANCH Experienced trail guide Joel Woppert will guide youth to build hiking strength, trail knowledge and confidence. At the end of the season, hikers will be ready to take the coming-of-age challenge by hiking from Catalina State Park to Romero Pass (a 13.2 mile, round-trip hike) Accept the challenge! Sign up today! Audience: Days: Time: Session Dates: Fees: Instructor: Location: Ages 12 - 18 Tues. and Thurs. 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Aug. 27 - Oct. 11 (6 weeks) Oct. 22 - Nov. 26 (6 weeks) Residents $50, Non-residents $60 Joel Woppert is an experienced trail guide with many miles of trail experience throughout the Catalina Mountains. Participants will meet at Steam Pump Ranch, 10901 N. Oracle Rd. and drive together into Catalina State Park. ADULT PROGRAMS TRADITIONS OF ORO VALLEY • Traditional Desert Gardening • Heritage Foods of the Southwest • Preserving the Heritage of Steam Pump Ranch and Oro Valley TENNIS LESSONS FOR ALL AGES The best tennis experience of your life! High energy, great tips and well organized. All skill levels are welcome. Have fun while you get in great shape! No matter if you play as a beginner, intermediate or advanced competitor, you’ll always find yourself in very challenging situations. Audience: Days: Time: Dates: Fee: Instructor: Location: All ages Mon. - Sat. Various times available. Call George at (520) 360-4623 to set up a time. Ongoing with start dates that fit your needs $15 per hour, $60 for four hours, drop-in $18 per hour George Pensky graduated from La Academia in Montevideo, Uruguay with a diploma in Tennis Instruction. He was a teacher from 1986 – 1990 and then became the Director of Tennis at La Academia from 1991 – 2003. He has taught tennis for Oro Valley Parks and Recreation since 2003. Riverfront Park Tennis Court, 551 W. Lambert Lane Audience: Day: Time: Dates: Fee: Leader: Location: Partners: (8) Adults (18+) Every other 4th Saturday 9 - 11 a.m. Sept. 28 & Nov. 23 Residents $15 per event, Non-residents $20 Joyce Rychener was the Artistic Director for Youth @ Performing Arts for six years. She developed and facilitated curriculum for the University of Arizona Department of Family and Consumer Medicine for 13 years. She has been the Heritage Gardener at Steam Pump Ranch since 2009, works with the Mission Garden project in Tucson, is the Education Coordinator for the Oro Valley Historical Society, and wrote the curriculum for the Tohono O’odham Heritage Garden Grant for the Town of Oro Valley. Steam Pump Ranch, 10901 N. Oracle Rd. Heirloom Farmers Market, www.heirloomfm.com RECREATION INSTANT GUITAR FOR HOPELESSLY BUSY PEOPLE INSTANT PIANO FOR HOPELESSLY BUSY PEOPLE In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give yourself years of musical enjoyment. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Bring your acoustic guitar. Class limited to 15 students. In just a few hours, you can learn enough about playing the piano to give yourself years of musical enjoyment. While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. You can learn all the chords you’ll need to play any song in this one session; any song, any style, any key. If you can find middle C, you know enough to enroll in this workshop. As seen on the PBS television program “Piano in a Flash.” Topics include: • • • • • • How chords work in a song How to tune your guitar Basic strumming patterns How to form the three main types of chords How to play along with simple tunes How to buy a good guitar Audience: Day: Time: Date: Fee: Materials fee: Instructor: Location: Adults (18+) Friday 4 - 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 $25 $28 (required) will be collected in class by the instructor for the workbook and practice DVD. Craig Coffman Oro Valley Town Hall, Hopi Conference Room, 11000 N. La Cañada Dr. Topics include: • • • • • • How chords work in a song How to get more out of sheet music by reading less of it How to form the three main types of chords How to handle different keys and time signatures How to avoid “counting” How to simplify more than 12,000 complex chords. Audience: Day: Time: Date: Fee: Materials fee: Instructor: Location: Adults (18+) Friday 6:40 - 9:40 p.m. Sept. 27 $25 $28 (required) will be collected in class by the instructor for the workbook and practice DVD. Craig Coffman Oro Valley Town Hall, Hopi Conference Room, 11000 N. La Cañada Dr. FABULOUS FAUX – CLASSIC, TUSCAN, METALLIC BROWN’S BOOT CAMP Strength, cardio, flexibility and nutrition. Want Some? Get Some! Monthly sessions, both low- and high-impact instruction available. Audience: Days: Class Times: Dates: Fee: Instructor: Location: Adult (18+) Mon. - Sat. Early a.m., mid a.m. & p.m. Aug. 5, Sept. 2, Sept. 30, Nov. 4, Dec. 2 $12.45/hour Randy Brown, www.brownsbootcamp.com. Call instructor for time and location of mandatory orientation at (520) 339-8878. Riverfront Park, 551 W. Lambert Lane Save thousands and learn a faster, easier way to use paint to replicate Old World, stone-like walls, and classic looks for a traditional theme. Learn how to add “bling” with metallic paint. Your instructor, a professional decorative painter with many years’ experience, shows beginners some tricks of the trade, money-saving tips, how to have perfect edges and how to “rescue” your wall. Bring a paint shirt. Audience: Day: Time: Date: Fee: Materials fee: Instructor: Location: Adults (18+) Friday 6 - 8:30 p.m. Sept. 27 $25 $29 (required) will be collected in class by the instructor for the painting kit and DVD. Linda Coffman Oro Valley Town Hall, Navajo Meeting Room, 11000 N. La Cañada Dr. (9) RECREATION ADULT PROGRAMS PETS PARKINSON’S & NEUROMUSCULAR FITNESS & RECOVERY CLASS This four-week class for Parkinson’s and neuromuscular recovery will aide in skills, such as: walking techniques, rising from a chair, turning in bed, voice, swallowing, eyes, communication and alertness. Audience: Day: Time: Session Dates: Fee: Instructor: Location: Parkinson’s or neuromuscular patients Mon., Wed., & Fri. 3 - 4:30 p.m. Aug. 12, Sept. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 4, Dec. 2 1 x weekly $45 / 2 x weekly $85 / 3 x weekly $125 Vera Shury, Parkinson’s Trainer for U of A Rancho Vistoso Urgent Care, 13101 N. Oracle Rd. ORO VALLEY WALKING CLUB Get in shape, have fun, meet new people and it’s free! This walking group is very active. In addition to walking three times weekly, the group adopted a wash that runs along side the park! Audience: Days: Time: Guide: Location: Adult (18+) Mon., Wed. & Fri. 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. (changes with season, call (520) 229-5050 to verify time) Margret Parnell, volunteer Riverfront Park, 551 W. Lambert Lane DOG OBEDIENCE WITH SUBLIME K-9 DROP-IN OBEDIENCE CLASS This is a unique and ongoing class developed to build a solid foundation in obedience while strengthening the bond between you and your dog. Whether you want to learn the basics or advance to a competitive level of dog training, this is the class for you! Your dog will be exposed to new dogs and people on a weekly basis. We will teach the basics: sit, down, stay, come, heel, etc., and we’ll advance you and your dog where needed. We will also give you the opportunity to learn about “dog sports” and guide you in the right direction if you become interested in taking your training a step further. Audience: Day: Time: Dates: Fee: Instructor: Location: All ages of dog owners welcome Thurs. and/or Sat. 9 - 10 a.m. Class is ongoing. You may start at any time. Group lesson $100 for 10 lessons or $15 per lesson JJ Belcher of Sublime Canine, (520) 975-0878, www.sublimek9.com. Riverfront Park, 551 W. Lambert Lane JJ’S FLYBALL DOG TRAINING ADDITIONAL SPORTING OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE WITH OUR PARTNERS • AYSO 922: www.ayso922.org • CDO Little League: www.cdobaseball.org and email@example.com • CDO Soccer: www.cdosoccer.com & firstname.lastname@example.org • Oro Valley Fast Pitch Softball: www.ovfps.org (10) Flyball is the world’s fastest growing dog sport and is fun for the whole family! Flyball is a relay race for dogs with teams of four racing another team and the clock! It is fast-paced and exciting. Positive reinforcement and clicker training is encouraged. Audience: Day: Time: Date: Fee: Instructor: Location: All ages of dog owners welcome Sundays 9 a.m. on Class is ongoing. You may start at any time. $25 per class or $120 for 6 classes (drop-ins allowed) JJ Belcher of Sublime Canine, (520) 975-0878, www.sublimek9.com. James D. Kriegh Park, 23 W. Calle Concordia The much-anticipated link between the western and eastern sections of the Cañada del Oro Shared-Use Path will begin construction in September, and is expected to be completed during the winter of 2013. The project, along the Cañada del Oro (CDO) Wash, from First Avenue to Steam Pump Village, will provide a 0.6 mile connection between the existing sections of the path. NEWS NEWS THE CAÑADA DEL ORO SHARED USE PATH PROJECT - FINAL PHASE (First Avenue to Steam Pump Village) The project includes a 12-foot-wide paved path, landscaping, a prefabricated bridge to cover a gap in the bank protection, and art elements. The new path section will also provide access to Steam Pump Ranch, and will complete a connection that will allow users access to employment centers, restaurants and shopping by utilizing a seven-mile corridor along the Town’s washes. ORO VALLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY REGULAR STORYTIMES Baby Storytime (birth to 18 months) Mondays at 10 a.m. Managed by the Pima County Library District Preschool Storytime (3 to5 years) Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. 1305 W Naranja Drive Oro Valley, AZ 85737 HOURS OF OPERATION Phone: (520) 594-5580 Mon. - Thurs. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Visit our web site for additional programs and events: Fridays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. www.library.pima.gov/locations/orovalley/ Sundays 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Family Storytime (all ages) Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Toddler Storytime (18 months to 3 years) Fridays at 10:30 (11) Parks and Recreation FALL 2013 FALL 2013 SPECIAL EVENTS SECOND SATURDAYS AT STEAM PUMP RANCH September 14 Guest speaker and tours of the Ranch House October 12, November 9 & December 14 Guest speaker, historical craft fair, music (in partnership with SAACA) and the Oro Valley Farmers Market Ranch House tours 9 – 10 a.m. (Starting October 5, 2013, the Oro Valley Farmers Market will begin at 9 a.m., guest speaker begins at 10 a.m., and music is 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. ) FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL AT STEAM PUMP RANCH Second Annual Steam Pump Ranch Fall Harvest Festival. Come experience the fun! Saturday, October 26 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Pusch Ridge Stables, horse-drawn hay wagon rides, petting zoo, pony rides, Western music, Old West Show, horsemanship demos, dance presentations, corn roasting, pumpkin patch, straw maze, food trucks, Native American Heritage Garden demonstrations, featuring guest speaker Jenny Adams, Ph.D. (Desert Archaeology, Inc.. Garden Research Discussion) and a food preparation presentation by Ramona Farms from the Gila Indian Reservation. In partnership with Oro Valley Historical Society & Heirloom Farmers Market ORO VALLEY’S 14TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION Join Oro Valley as we kick off the holiday season at this annual community celebration, featuring musical entertainment and a visit from Santa. Friday, December 6 Program begins at 5 p.m. This FREE event will feature holiday crafts for kids and hot cocoa will be served. Oro Valley Market Place. (Donations gladly accepted for the Oro Valley Shop With A Cop program.)