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» R E C R E A T I O N , P A R K S , L I B R A R I E S , S P O R T S C O M P L E X E S • D E C E M B E R - M A R C H

2012-2013

RIO VISTA RECREATION CENTER C e l e b r a t i n g F i v e Ye a r s o f F a m i l y F u n a n d F i t n e s s

in this issue

2 Peoria City Council

9 Peoria Sports Complex

18 Senior Adult Program

3 Rio Vista Recreation Center

11 Outdoor Recreation

21 Special Interest Classes

4 AM/PM & Lil Learners

12 Peoria Public Libraries

33 Registration and General Information

5 Child Care Camps

14 Teen Programs

6 Sports Programs

16 Adaptive Recreation Program

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Peoria City Council

Mayor Bob Barrett Bob.Barrett@peoriaaz.gov

Vice Mayor Ron Aames Ron.Aames@peoriaaz.gov

Councilmember Tony Rivero Acacia District Tony.Rivero@peoriaaz.gov

Councilmember Dave Pearson Ironwood District Dave.Pearson@peoriaaz.gov

Councilmember Cathy Carlat Mesquite District Cathy.Carlat@peoriaaz.gov

Find Out What’s Happening In Peoria! facebook.com/cityofpeoriaaz facebook.com/peoriaazrec facebook.com/peoriaazlibrary facebook.com/peoriasportscomplex twitter.com/peoriaaz twitter.com/peoriasportscom

Councilmember Carlo Leone Pine District Carlo.Leone@peoriaaz.gov

Councilmember Joan Evans Willow District Joan.Evans@peoriaaz.gov

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Rio Vista Recreation Center

Taking Community Wellness to the Next Level… Pass Rates Hours of Operation Annual

12 Months for the price of 9 monthly installments with EFT

Peoria Peoria Non- NonResident Resident Resident Resident Year EFT Year EFT Rate Month Rate Month

Youth (5 - 18yrs) $153

$12.75

$204

$17

Adult (19+yrs)

$21.25

$306

$25.50

Senior (62+yrs) $204

$17

$255

$21.25

2 Person*

$408

$34

$510

$42.50

Family**

$510

$42.50

$612

$51

Corporate***

$1600

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Daily

$255

Mon. to Fri. 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sat. 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sun. Noon - 8 p.m. Hours may vary on holidays

Amenities – included with Pass • Gymnasium • Group Fitness Classes (20+ classes a week)

• Child Watch Area (Nominal Fee) • Racquetball/Wallyball Courts

• Climbing Wall

• Game Room

• Incentive Programs/Activities

• Indoor Track

New Fitness Class Come pedal off the pounds from your Thanksgiving feast on Nov. 23, we have several classes available.

Resident

Non-Resident

Youth (5 - 18yrs)

$3

$4

Adult (19+yrs)

$5

$6

Senior (62+yrs)

$4

$5

Resident

Non-Resident

Youth (5 - 18yrs)

$18

$24

Adult (19+yrs)

$30

$36

Senior (62+yrs)

$24

$30

2 Person*

$48

$60

Family**

$60

$72

Resident

Non-Resident

Youth (5 - 18yrs)

$45

$60

Adult (19+yrs)

$75

$90

Senior (62+yrs)

$60

$75

Family Fitness Activities

2 Person*

$120

$150

Family**

$150

$180

Kids and adults have numerous fitness activities to choose from throughout the year.

Monthly

3 Month 10% Savings

6 Month Resident 6 months for the price of 5

Non-Resident

Youth (5 - 18yrs)

$81

$108

Adult (19+yrs)

$135

$162

Senior (62+yrs)

$108

$135

2 Person*

$216

$270

Family**

$270

$324

Non-Resident Rate = 20% additional * 2 people living in the same household ** Up to 6 people living in the same household ***Corporate rate includes up to 10 employees

No Sign-up Fees!

Pedal Off the Pounds 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Course # 72512 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Course # 72513 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Course # 72514

Birthday Party Packages See front desk staff for information.

Rental Space for Meeting & Special Occasions A beautiful facility in a beautiful park setting, the center has small and large rental space for up to 300 people. The rooms are reasonably priced and can accommodate banquets, wedding ceremonies, receptions, meetings and more. Call the center at (623) 773-8600 to discuss availability or feel free to stop by the front desk during business hours for a tour of Rio Vista’s rental space.

• Off The Couch Fit Club: Co-sponsored by Universal Athletic. Provides classes, events and incentive Prizes for ages 8 - 12. Many events and classes welcome parents. • Family Track Times: Families may walk on the track with strollers or with direct supervision of children seven days a week. • Climbing Wall: Fun programs and activities ages 5 and older throughout the year. • Saturday Dodgeball: Ages 8 - 12 Drop-in play at 3 p.m. every Sat. • Fitness Adventure Camp: Ages 8 - 12 starting Jan. 2 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Course # 72515 • Teen Bootcamp: Ages 13-17 starting Jan. 2 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Course # 72517

Stop in for a tour!

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE RIO VISTA RECREATION CENTER 8866-A W. Thunderbird Rd. Peoria, AZ 85381 Inside Rio Vista Comm. Park (623) 773-8600 Jackie Stanley Rio Vista Manager Jackie.Stanley@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-8626 Visit our website at www.peoriaaz.gov/riovista

(623) 878-1900

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Before and After School Program AM/PM Program 2012-2013

FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THESE PROGRAMS, CONTACT Registration Information (623) 773-7137 www.peoriaaz.gov/ampm Billing (623) 773-7505 (623) 773-7139 Liz Bearden Recreation Supervisor Liz.Bearden@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7133 Gus Brown Recreation Coordinator Gus.Brown@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7688

AM/PM Program offers a well-rounded program in a safe and secure environment located in the elementary schools within the City of Peoria. All PUSD sites are licensed by the Department of Health Services (DHS). A parent or authorized person on the emergency form must sign the child in and out of the program. Department of Economic Security (DES) funding is available for those that qualify by calling (602) 771-0014. Military assistance is available, call (623) 773-7137.

REGISTERING YOUR CHILD Where to receive a registration packet and register:

Mail-In

To address below; allow 3-5 days to receive and process

When

Aug. 8, 2012 - May 23, 2013

AM Program

6 a.m. - School opening

PM Program

School opening to 6 p.m.

Walk-In

Community Services Department 9875 N. 85th Ave., Peoria, AZ 85345 Mon. to Thur., 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Early Release & Parent Teacher Conference

Program will be provided on these days starting at the main dismissal times.

Peoria Community Center 8335 W. Jefferson, Peoria, AZ 85345 Mon. to Thur., 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Age

Kindergarten - 14 years old

*Registration packet available to download only at www.peoriaaz.gov/ampm

Locations

21 PUSD elementary schools located within the Peoria city limits.

COMPLETING THE AM/PM PACKET

Fees

$30 non-refundable registration fee plus the first week’s usage fee and a deposit due at the time of registration.

Program

1 Day

2 Day

3 Day

4 Day

5 Day

*AM

$6

$12

$18

$24

$30

**PM

$9

$18

$27

$36

$45

***AM/PM

$14

$28

$42

$56

$56

AM/PM RECREATION PROGRAM SITES: Aug. 8, 2012 - May 23, 2013 Open during program hours WALK-IN & MAIL-IN REGISTRATION:

1. Registration Form Read and sign the waiver and the program guidelines/policies 2. Fee Attendance Contract Complete method of payment, initial and read the back contract 3. Emergency Information Form Must be FULLY complete, front and back, NO blanks, exact address used, must have 4 contacts; two with different addresses and phone numbers from each other and parents and a copy of child’s current immunization record.

Kathleen Kresl Recreation Coordinator Kathleen.Kresl@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7108

Program Information (623) 773-8498 www.peoriaaz.gov/preschoolprograms

Lil Learner’s All Day Pre-School Peoria Lil’ Learner’s provides an opportunity for children to participate in a variety of activities and expand education, social and developmental skills in a supervised and secure environment. The goal is the total well-being of each child. The program is licensed by the department of Health Services (DHS). Off-site field trips will be offered during Fall Break—Oct. 8 - 10 and Winter Break—Dec. 26 - 28 and Jan. 2 - 4. When Year-Round; Mon. - Fri.; 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Ages Children 3 1/2 - 5 years old. Children must be able to toilet themselves. No pull-ups. Location Sunrise Family Center, 21303 N. 86th Dr., W. of Sunrise High School

Fees $30 non-refundable registration fee is required for all participants at the time of enrollment. Registration will be accepted any time during the year based on availability. Check our website for participation fees. Breakfast, AM and PM snack are included in all day fees. Where to receive registration packets & register

A. Little Learner’s Preschool

B. Community Services Department 9875 N. 85th Ave., Peoria, AZ 85345

C. www.peoriaaz.gov/preschoolprograms

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Child Care Camps Thanksgiving Camp Thanksgiving Break Camp provides licensed childcare the day before Thanksgiving. The program features organized centers and special on-site activities. For details go to www.peoriaaz.gov/ampm, starting Nov. 1. Lunches Parents must supply a non-perishable lunch daily. Breakfast, AM and PM snack will be provided. Special lunch is offered for an additional $4. See registration for details. Fees

 24 per day/ child, $5 registration fee for those $ who are not currently registered in AM/PM.

Ages

5 - 14

When

Nov. 21; 6 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location Alta Loma Elementary 9750 N. 87th Ave. Peoria, AZ 85345

Apache Elementary 8633 W. John Cabot Rd. Peoria, AZ 85382

FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THESE PROGRAMS, CONTACT

NOTE: Camp will be closing at 4 p.m.

Registration Information (623) 773-7137 www.peoriaaz.gov/ampm

Winter Break Camp Winter Break Camp provides licensed childcare during the Winter Recess. The program features organized centers and field trips throughout the camp along with special onsite activities. For details go to www.peoriaaz.gov/ampm, starting Nov. 12. Lunches Breakfast and AM and PM snack will be provided. Parents must supply a nonperishable lunch daily, unless purchasing the special lunch for an additional $4. See registration for details. Fees $24 per day/child, $5 registration fee for those who are not currently registered in AM/PM. Fee includes schedule field trip for that day. Ages

5 - 14

When

Dec. 21, 24, 26 - 28, 31, Jan. 2-4; 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Dec. 24 & Dec. 31 closed at 4 p.m. Closed Dec. 25 & Jan. 1

Location Alta Loma Elementary 9750 N. 87th Ave. Peoria, AZ 85345

Frontier Elementary 21268 N. 81st Ave. Peoria, AZ 85382

Oasis Elementary 7841 W. Sweetwater Ave. Peoria AZ 85381

Billing (623) 773-7505 (623) 773-7139

Field Trips Trips, times and dates are subject to change. MONDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY Peter Piper

Party @ Site

Great Skate

SkyZone

Wazee World Laser Tag & Golf

Party @ Site

Movie

Bowling

Oasis Gymnastics

Liz Bearden Recreation Supervisor Liz.Bearden@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7133 Gus Brown Recreation Coordinator Gus.Brown@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7688 Kathleen Kresl Recreation Coordinator Kathleen.Kresl@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7108

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Sports - Youth

Register by Nov. 27 and save $20 off the league registration!

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Sports - Youth Registration Deadline Dec. 4

Machine Pitch Baseball

Enrollment is based on a child’s age as of Jan. 19. Following the deadline registrants will be placed on waitlist for their specific sport. No special requests accepted after the deadline. Regular season runs Jan. 19 to March 9. Practices begin the week of Jan. 7 at park and school sites. Practice days and locations are selected by volunteer coaches. Teams are formed based on known criteria such as closest public school, player or coach requests. Requests cannot be guaranteed — accommodations will be made when possible to do so.

Volunteer coaches instruct participants on the basics of hitting, throwing and catching. Machine pitch provides a consistent experience for all children to improve hitting and fielding skills. Suitable for boys and girls looking to improve baseball or softball skills.

Coaches and Parents Information

Experienced coaches will lead your child through a comprehensive running program, from warm-up to cool down and everything in between. Participants train Tues. and Thur. evenings for 8 weeks and compete in three timed events on Sat. (Feb. 2, Feb. 23 and March 9).

They need you - Volunteer Coaches needed! Help us serve the children in our community. Volunteer coaches are needed for basketball, volleyball, and machine pitch baseball. All coaches participate in a coaching education and certification program through the City of Peoria. All coaches must be fingerprinted and a background check performed before a coaching assignment is made. Coaches Pre-Certification and Fingerprinting: Nov. 20, 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Development and Community Services Bldg., 9875 N. 85th Ave. Mandatory for any coach not certified during the fall 2012 season. Coaches Meeting: Dec. 19, 6 p.m.; Peoria City Council Chambers, 8401 W. Monroe St. Schedules, rosters, equipment distributed. New Coaches Training: Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m.; Peoria City Council Chambers, 8401 W. Monroe St. Required for all first time coaches. New Parent Orientation: Dec. 15, 9 a.m.; Development and Community Services Bldg., 9875 N. 85th Ave. Review of program philosophies, parent conduct rules, program information.

Youth Sports League Registration Fees (unless otherwise noted) $50 Res./Non-Res. $80; After Nov. 27: $70 Res./Non-Res. $100

Youth Volleyball Volunteer coaches instruct participants on the basics of volleyball. Practice is held one weeknight a week and games on Sat.

Ages*

Division

Days/# of weeks

Course#

6—8

Coed

Sat. / 8

71819

Cross Country League - NEW!

Ages*

Division

Days/# of weeks

Course#

5 -15

Coed

Tues., Thur., Sat. / 8

71787

Youth Basketball - Recreational League Volunteer coaches instruct participants on the basics of basketball. Practice is held one weeknight a week and games on Sat. Intended for the novice or recreational player. Ages*

Division

Days/# of weeks

Course#

5&6

Coed

Sat. / 8

71822

7&8

Coed

Sat. / 8

71823

9 & 10

Girls

Sat. / 8

71824

9 & 10

Boys

Sat. / 8

71825

11 - 13

Girls

Sat. / 8

71826

11 - 13

Boys

Sat. / 8

71827

Youth Basketball—Competitive League Differs from the recreational league in playing rules and competitive emphasis. Modified High School rules are used - no mandatory playing time rule. Intended for experienced players only.

Ages*

Division

Days/# of weeks

Course#

7 & 8

Coed

Sat. / 8

71812

Fee: $400 / team of 8 players; $50 per additional player (up to 12 players); Individual registration $50 (individual registrants will be placed on teams by staff)

9 & 10

Coed

Sat. / 8

71808

Ages* Division Reg. Type Days/# of weeks Course#

11-12

Coed

Sat. / 8

71809

10 – 12 Boys Individual

12-14

Girls

Sat. / 8

71810

10 – 12 Boys

Team

Sat. / 8

71862

71811

12 – 15 Girls

Individual

Sat. / 8

71865

12 – 15 Girls

Team

Sat. / 8

71866

13 – 15 Boys Individual

Sat. / 8

71863

13 – 15 Boys

Sat. / 8

71864

14-18

Girls

Sat. / 8

Team

Sat. / 8

71861

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Sports - Adult 8-on-8 Flag Football Teams play weekly for a total of 7 regular season games followed by a single elimination tournament. League play tentatively begins Jan. 29. Registration deadline is Jan. 8. Fee: $450 per team; $50 free agent registration (see chart) League Location Days Times Course # Men’s Rio Vista Park Tues. Evenings 71841

11-Man Soccer Teams play weekly for a total of 7 regular season games followed by a single elimination tournament. League play tentatively begins Jan. 27. Registration deadline is Jan. 8. Fee: $1000 per team; $50 free agent registration (see chart) League Location Days Times Course # Men’s Rio Vista Park Sun. Morn./Aft. 71843 Coed Rio Vista Park Fri. Evenings 71845

Basketball Teams play weekly for a total of 9 regular season games followed by a single elimination tournament. League play tentatively begins Jan. 27. Registration deadline is Jan. 8. Fee: $450 per team; $50 free agent registration (see chart) League Location Days Times Course # Men’s Var. High Sch. Sun. Morn./Aft. 71837 Women’s Var. High Sch. Sun. Morn./Aft. 71839

Peoria Senior Softball League (PSSL) Teams play weekly double-headers for a total of 14 regular season games followed by a single elimination tournament. All games umpired by ASA Certified officials. League play begins Jan. 9. Registration deadline is Dec. 20. Fee: $300 per team; $25 free agent registration (see chart) League Location Days Times Course # Men’s Rio Vista Park Wed. Morn./Aft. 71854

Adult Softball Leagues at Rio Vista Community Park Teams play weekly double-headers for a total of 14 regular season games followed by a single elimination tournament. League play tentatively begins Jan. 6. new teams must enter the league by attending the NEW TEAM LOTTERY Jan. 2 at 6 p.m. in the Rio Vista Recreation Center. New teams must provide a completed City of Peoria new roster and method of payment to enter the lottery. See our website for specific leagues offered and availability. Fee: $  500 per team; $50 free agent registration (see chart)

4-on-4 Sand Volleyball Teams play two matches weekly for a total of 14 regular season matches followed by a single elimination tournament. League play begins Jan. 24. Registration deadline is Jan. 8. Fee: $  125 per team; $30 free agent registration (see chart) League Location Days Times Course # Coed Rio Vista Park Tues. Evenings 71847 Coed Rio Vista Park Thur. Evenings 71848 Coed Rio Vista Park Fri. Evenings 71849

Adult Sports Free Agent Teams/ Individual Registration The City of Peoria Free Agent Program allows individuals to register and then be placed on an existing team or a new team of free agents—no more sitting on a waitlist hoping to get a phone call! Individuals must register using the barcodes below by the posted team registration deadline. Teams will be created one week before the start of the season. Adult softball players must use the traditional Free Agent List on the City of Peoria Adult Softball webpage. Individual registration fees vary by sport. See sport listing on this page for fees. Sport League Days Course # Flag Football Men’s / Open Tues. 71842 Soccer Men’s / Open Sun. 71844 Soccer Coed Fri. 71846 Basketball Men’s Sun. 71838 Basketball Women’s Sun. 71840 Sand Volleyball Coed Tues. 71850 Senior Softball Men’s / Open Wed. 71856

Peoria Senior Softball Tournaments The Arizona Desert Classic returns to Rio Vista Community Park Nov. 28 - Dec. 2 along with the new Spring Training Classic in conjunction with Arizona Senior Olympics March 6 - 10. Tournaments feature age groups for Men’s and Women’s divisions ages 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, and 75+. An Open Recreational Division will also be offered in the Men’s Division. Both events include a 5-game guarantee (Recreational Division 4 game guarantee).

Adult Softball Program Expansion/ Pre-Registration With the anticipated opening of Pioneer Community Park in Fall, 2013. City of Peoria Sports is now accepting pre-registration for new Adult Softball teams. All games will be played at Rio Vista Community Park or Pioneer Community Park depending on division placement. New openings offered in Men’s, Women’s, Coed and Senior divisions. A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to pre-register ($100 deposit will be applied to your first league registration). Through Jan. 1 only Peoria Residents will be eligible to pre-register their team. After Jan. 1 preregistration will be open to all teams. For full details visit the City of Peoria Adult Softball webpage. League Men’s Men’s Men’s Coed Coed Coed Women’s Senior (45+)

Day Leagues Available Mon. A, B, C, D Wed. A, B, C, D Thur. AA Tues. A, B, C, D Fri. A, B, C, D Sun. A, B, C, D Thur. Upper, Lower Thur. Open

Course# 72523 72524 72529 72525 72526 72527 72528 72530

FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THESE PROGRAMS, CONTACT RecConnect www.peoriaaz.gov/recreation To Register (623) 773-7137 Marc Brust Recreation Supervisor Marc.Brust@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7129 Matthew Kalcevich Recreation Coordinator - Youth Matthew.Kalcevich@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7117 Jeff Crane Recreation Coordinator - Adult Jeff.Crane@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7186 Shane Hannah Recreation Programmer - Adult Shane.Hannah@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7763 Ryan Ryba Recreation Programmer - Youth Ryan.Ryba@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7027 www.peoriaaz.gov/sports

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Sports - Special Events and Programs Itty Bitty Open

Peoria Runner’s Series

Sponsored by the Junior Golf Association of Arizona, participants receive a set of plastic clubs, balls, bag, and visor. Following a group lesson by a local club professional, parents caddie for their kids while they play a fun 9-hole round. Contests are held for best dressed golfer and caddie - so get out those knickers! Fee: Free Register at: www.jgaa.org and click on the PROGRAMS tab When: Jan. 19 - sessions at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon Ages: Boys and girls ages 3 - 5 years Location: Rio Vista Community Park

Join us for the new Peoria Runner’s Series. All participants earn points for participation and order of finish. The top 100 point earners at the end of the Series calendar (the series will always end with the Peoria Pioneer Day’s 5K Race in April) will receive an entry into a prize lottery - the Grand Prize for this year’s Runner’s Series will be airfare, hotel, and race entry fees for two to participate in the 2013 San Francisco Marathon in July. Additional prizes will also be provided by our sponsors. Additional race and series details on the City of Peoria Website. Fees: $20 pre-registration online***; $25 on race day Fun Walk and Kids Mile Run: $10 pre-registration online***; $15 on race day ***Online registration closes at midnight the Thur. before each race Event Day Location Course # Super Day 10K Feb. 3 Rio Vista Park 71548 Super Day Kids Mile Run Feb. 3 Rio Vista Park 71836 Pioneer Days 5k Run April 6 Downtown Peoria 71805 Pioneer Days Family Fun Walk April 6 Downtown Peoria 71806 Pioneer Days Kids Mile Run April 6 Downtown Peoria 71807

Soccer Training Academy Presented by Peoria Youth Sports and Valparaiso United Futbol Club. This pre-season training camp helps participants advance their skills and get ready for the upcoming spring season. Training methods are based on developing progressive skills and mastering proper body movements. Valparaiso UFC staff lead all sessions in a “club” training session environment. All coaches are USA Youth Soccer certified and teach technical skills designed to improve and sharpen a child’s soccer skills unique to Valparaiso UFC. Fee: $60 Res./ $80 Non-Res. Course #: 71868 (ages 5 - 8 years, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.) 71869 (ages 9 - 14 years, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.) When: Fri., Jan. 25 - March 8 Location: Rio Vista Community Park

C’mon in-the water’s fr...fr...

WINTER WATER SAFETY & POLAR PLUNGE Saturday, January 5, 2013 8:00 am-9:00 am Sunrise Pool at 21321 North 86th Drive

Come join us for a brisk morning swim and help promote water safety. The pool isn’t heated after November so the water temperature is estimated to be in the low 40’s. Those daring enough to swim across will receive a FREE shirt marking their accomplishment.

• ALL AGES • FREE TO ENTER • FREE BREAKFAST • $20 Donation pays for a 2-week swim lesson for a child

...FREEZING!

Registration code is 71914 for “plungers” and 71915 for donations.* *All donations are tax deductible. Receipts will be mailed following the event.

For more information visit www.peoriaaz.gov/aquatics

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FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THESE PROGRAMS, CONTACT www.peoriasportscomplex.com www.springtrainingpeoria.com

Upcoming Events November 8

“Meet Your Next Employer” Regional Job Fair

November 9 - 11

Ride Northern AZ Motorcycle Classes

November 9 - 18

McMahon’s RV Sale and Super Show

November 10 - 15

Arizona Fall League      

November 10 - 12

USSSA/Top Choice Baseball Veterans Salute Baseball Tournament

November 11

MLBPAA Legends for Youth Clinic

November 15 - 18

Used Car Expo

November 16 - 18 

Ride Northern AZ Motorcycle Classes

November 17

Tee Ball/Kick Ball Classic

November 22

Arizona Road Racers Thanksgiving Day Classic

December 7 - 9

Ride Northern AZ Motorcycle Classes

December 8

Festival of Cheer

December 15

Arizona Mito Walk

December 19 - 23

Coast to Coast Baseball Camp & Showcase

December 27 - 30

USSSA/Top Choice Baseball Winter Nationals Championships

January 5

Box Office & Souvenir Store Openings

January 6

Graffiti Run 5k

January 11 - 14

Pro Ball Baseball Clinic

January 26 - 27

Arizona Military Vehicle Show

Spring Training 2013 Celebrate our 20th Anniversary with Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres Spring Training at Peoria Sports Complex! For more information on the schedule, tickets and promotions visit our web site at www.springtrainingpeoria.com or call (623) 773-8720.

Don’t Miss Jan. 5 - Spring Training Box Office & Souvenir Store Opening!

(623) 773-8700

@peoriasportscom

facebook.com/peoriasportscomplex

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WHAT’S BEHIND THE CURTAINS?

Dec 1 – 23

Dec 1 – 22

Jan 25 – Feb 24

Dec 7 – 23

Feb 8 – 24

March 2 – 23

Mar 15 – Apr 7

Experience Live Theater at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts An artform as old as civilization itself, live theater delivers raw energy and the immediacy of real human emotion right in front of you. Unlike other artforms, you’re guaranteed a unique experience every time! Come see what’s behind our curtains!

Your Nor thwest Valley Theater

Peoria Center for the Performing Arts 8355 West Peoria Avenue, Peoria, AZ 85345

For tickets, & class/workshop information, Call 623.815.7930 or Visit www.theaterworks.org

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Outdoor Recreation Discover Lake Kayaking

ACA Intro to Kayaking Course

Join your guide to discover how easy it is to kayak scenic lakes around Arizona. The instructor will provide some basic kayaking instruction and get you out on the water to see the sites of the lake. Bring a sack lunch for lunch on the water during your excursion. Fee $40 – Resident $48 – Non-Resident Age 13 years & Up Location Lake Pleasant Course # 71440 When Dec. 8, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sat. (1 class) Course # 73114 When Jan. 12, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sat. (1 class) Course # 73115 When Feb 9, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sat. (1 class) Course # 73116 When March 9, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sat. (1 class)

The American Canoe Association (ACA) Introduction to Kayaking Course is designed as a short program emphasizing safety, enjoyment, and skill acquisition for entry level individuals. Participants will receive information and instruction that will prepare them for kayaking independently. Instruction, kayak, and personal flotation device are included in the registration fee. Fee $60 – Resident; $72 – Non-Resident Age 13 years & Up Location Lake Pleasant (Four Lane Boat Ramp) Course # 71436 When Dec. 9, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sun. (1 class) Course # 73110 When Jan. 13, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sun. (1 class) Course # 73111 When Feb. 9, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sun. (1 class) Course # 73112 When March 9, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sun. (1 class)

Discover Lake Kayaking Parent & Child Join your guide to discover how easy it is to kayak scenic lakes around Arizona. The instructor will provide some basic kayaking instruction and get you out on the water to see the sites of the lake. Bring a sack lunch for lunch on the water during your excursion. This is the same course as Discover Lake Kayaking but parents and children will ride together in a two person kayak. Children must be at least 8 years old to participate with a parent. Fee $50 – Resident $60 – Non-Resident Age 8 years & Up (with a parent) Location Lake Pleasant Course # 71444 When Dec. 8, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sat. (1 class) Course # 73118 When Jan. 12, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sat. (1 class) Course # 73119 When Feb. 9, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sat. (1 class) Course # 73120 When March 9, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sat. (1 class)

Rent a Kayak/Canoe The City of Peoria Outdoor Recreation Program offers the use of kayaks at Lake Pleasant. On select weekends, you can register a kayak for up to four hours of fun on the water. A kayak, PFD and paddle are included. No instruction will be provided. Visit our website at www.PeoriaAZ.gov/Outdoors for more information.

Geocaching Geocaching is like a high-tech treasure hunt. The City of Peoria Outdoor Recreation Program offers Geocaching opportunities for youth, adults, beginners, and the experienced. Introduction to Geocaching- This introduction to Geocaching will take participants on a treasure hunt tour of the expansive Rio Vista Park. Find ‘caches’ hidden in plain site that will progress you through the game. The course should take 1-2 hours for beginners to complete. A brief introduction to Geocaching, equipment and etiquette will start off the class. Fee $10 (per GPS unit) Age 6 years & Up Location Rio Vista Park (meet at the Recreation Center) Course # 71789 When Nov. 17, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Sat. (1 class) Course # 71790 When Dec. 15, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Sat. (1 class)

Advanced Geocaching This advanced Geocaching will take participants on a more complicated treasure hunt tour of the expansive Rio Vista Park. Clues will be available if necessary. Once caches are found, participants will learn how to make their own cache and how to use the global geocaching website. Participation in Introduction to Geocaching is recommended, but not required. Fee $10 (per GPS unit) Age 6 years & Up Location Rio Vista Park (meet at the Recreation Center) Course # 73285 When Nov. 17, 12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m., Sat. (1 class) Course # 73286 When Dec. 15, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Sat. (1 class)

FOR ASSISTANCE WITH PROGRAMS ON THIS PAGE, CONTACT RecConnect www.peoriaaz.gov/recreation To Register (623) 773-7137

www.peoriaaz.gov/outdoors Stacy Beadle Aquatics Supervisor Stacy.Beadle@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-5247

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Peoria Main Library Adult Computer Class Schedule

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Peoria Main Library 8463 W. Monroe St. Peoria, AZ 85345 (623) 773-7555

Hours Mon. to Thur., 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Fri. to Sat., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sun., 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Youth Services Department (623) 773-7562 Adult Services Department (623) 773-7556 Public Services Department (623) 773-7555 x3

Feel left behind in the realm of technology? Take a simple class and catch up! Classes are filled on a first come, first served basis and there is no sign-up required. Library professionals will walk you through very basic 1 hour informational class. When Mon., Jan. 7; 2 p.m. - Basic Internet Tues., Jan. 8; 3 p.m. - Computers 101 Bilingüe Thur., Jan. 10; 3 p.m. - Computers 101 Mon., Jan. 14; 2 p.m. - Basic E-Mail Tues., Jan. 15; 3 p.m. - Computers 102 Bilingüe Thur., Jan. 17; 3 p.m. - Computers 102 Tues., Jan. 22; 3 p.m. - Computers 101 Bilingüe Thur., Jan. 24; 3 p.m. - Computers 101 Thur., Jan. 28; 2 p.m. - Microsoft Word 2007 Tues., Jan. 29; 2 p.m. - Computers 102 Bilingüe Thur., Jan. 31; 3 p.m. - Computers 102 Mon., Feb. 4; 2 p.m. - Basic Internet Thur., Feb. 7; 3 p.m. - Computers 101 Mon., Feb. 11; 2 p.m. - Basic E-Mail Tues., Feb. 12; 3 p.m. - Computers 101 Thur., Feb. 14; 3 p.m. - Computers 102 Tues., Feb. 19; 3 p.m. - Computers 102 Bilingüe Thur., Feb. 21; 3 p.m. - Computers 101 Mon., Feb. 25; 2 p.m. - E-Readers Tues., Feb. 26; 3 p.m. - Computers 101 Bilingüe Thur., Feb. 28; 3 p.m. - Computers 102 Mon., March 4; 2 p.m. - Basic Internet Thur., March 7; 3 p.m. - Computers 101 Mon., March 11; 2 p.m. - Basic E-Mail Tues., March 12; 3 p.m. - Computers 101 Bilingüe Thur., March 14; 3 p.m. - Computers 102 Mon., March 18; 2 p.m. - Microsoft Word 2007 Tues., March 19; 3 p.m. - Computers 101 Biling��e Thur., March 21; 3 p.m. - Computers 101 Mon. March 25; 2 p.m. - E-Readers Tues., March 26; 3 p.m. - Computers 101 Bilingüe Thur., March 28; 3 p.m. - Computers 102

After Hours Gaming Party Come and hang out at the library with Xbox Kinect, Wii, Rock Band, pizza and snacks. A parental permission slip is required for participation. When Fri., March 15; 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Children Toddler Time Toddler Time embraces the energy of toddlers with entertaining songs, dances, and stories. When Every Thur. 10 a.m. Age 18 months - 3 years old

Storytime Storytimes are designed to spark the imagination of children with stories, songs and fingerplays. When Every Wed. 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Age 3 - 5 years old

Family Story Time Bring the whole family and you will be delighted with stories, songs and more. There is always a coloring sheet to round out the time together. Parents are encouraged to participate. When Every Thur. 6 p.m.

Family Fun Day The Youth Services area has board games, puzzles and much more. All game winners get to choose a prize from the Treasure Chest (one prize per person). When Every Sun. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Elf on the Shelf and Holiday Craft Sponsored by the Friends of the Peoria Public Library. Join us for a reading of Elf on the Shelf and take a picture with our elf crew. Also make some glittery holiday crafts with us! When Dec. 1; 11 a.m.

E-Reader Q & A

Lego™ Club

This is your chance to stop by and ask questions about eReaders, how they work and how to download books. When Sat., Jan. 19; 3 p.m. Sat., Feb. 9; 3 p.m. Sat., March 2; 3 p.m. Sat., March 23; 3 p.m.

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Teen Green Teens Crafts The first Thur. of each month is dedicated to making crafts from recycled items. See the library website for more information. When Dec. 6, Feb. 7, March 7; 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Time Off @ The Movies Come see a movie once a month in our stadium-style theater. All movies are shown on Peoria Unified School District’s early dismissal days for local schools. Call the Main Library for movie titles. When Thur., Dec. 6, Jan. 24, Feb 14, March 7; 2 p.m.

Blind Date With A Book Check out a book without knowing its title. That’s right. Pick out one of our many decorated and wrapped teen books to bring home to see if it is the right book for you. Fill out a survey when you finish and have it posted in the library. When Feb. 10 - 16

Kiss This Guess how many pieces of candy are in the cookie jar. The winner will receive a gift card to Walmart and all the candy. When Feb, 10 - 16

If you are a kid who likes building and creating with Legos™, this club is for you! When Dec. 4, Feb. 5, March 5; 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Age 7 - 12 years old Come enjoy a short version of this classic play performed by students from the Elite Dance Academy. When Dec. 8; 11 a.m.

Holiday Break Movies Every weekday enjoy a newly released G or PG rate movie at the library. Call for more information. When Weekdays Dec. 20 – Jan. 4; 1 p.m. Age All ages

Spring Break Movies Every weekday enjoy a newly released G or PG rate movie at the library. Call for more information. When Weekdays March 19 – March 22; 1 p.m. Age All ages

Miss Lady Bug and Friends Sponsored by the Friends of the Peoria Public Library. Miss Lady Bug is back with her friends! Come and learn about ladybugs and their environment and help release them outside. When March 20; 11 a.m.

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Card Game Afternoon

Adult Ask a Master Gardener

Craigslist and Ebay

Master Gardeners from the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension visit the Sunrise Mountain Library every third Sat. of the month to distribute information and take questions from the community. Bring plant or insect specimens for ID and advice. When  Dec. 15, Jan. 19, Feb. 16, March 16; 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Let’s Speak Spanish! All levels of speakers from beginners to native speakers are welcome to attend the classes. The group is led by James Abraham, a Spanish Faculty Member at Glendale Community College. There is no registration required. When Dec. 13, Jan. 10 and 24, Feb. 7 and 21, March 7 and 21; 6:30 p.m.

Between the Covers – Book Group When Dec. 18; 6:30 p.m. - Bring titles of books you think we should read next year. Jan. 15, 5:30 p.m. - Grapes of Wrath DVD Feb. 19, 6:30 p.m. - The Greater Journey by David McCullough March 19, 6:30 p.m. - Street of a Thousand Blossoms by Gail Tsuiyama

Computer Class Schedule Feel left behind in the realm of technology? Take a simple class and catch up! Classes are filled on a first come, first served basis and there is no sign-up required. Library professionals will walk you through very basic information. Registration required for all classes as space is limited. Call 773-8650. When Mon., Dec. 10; 1 p.m. - Computers 102 Tues., Dec. 11; 2 p.m. - Digital Photography Downloads Wed., Dec. 12; 1 & 2:15 p.m. - Ebooks for Kindle & E-Readers Mon., Dec. 17; 2 p.m. - Basic Internet Thur., Dec. 20; 1 p.m. - Microsoft Office Powerpoint and Publisher Mon., Jan. 7; 2 p.m. - Computers 101 Tues., Jan. 8; 1 & 2:15 p.m. - Ebooks for Kindle & E-Readers Wed., Jan. 16; 2 p.m. - Digital Photography Downloads Tues., Jan 22; 2 p.m. - Basic E-Mail Wed., Jan. 23; 2 p.m. - Microsoft Office Basic Word Mon., Jan. 28; 2 p.m. - Basic Internet Tues., Jan. 29; 1 p.m. - Computers 102 Wed., Jan. 30 ; 2 p.m. - Social Media Mon., Feb. 4; 2 p.m. - Basic Internet Tues., Feb. 5; 1 & 2:15 p.m. - Ebooks for Kindle & E-Readers Mon., Feb. 11; 2 p.m. - Computers 102 Tues., Feb 12; 2 p.m. - Digital Photography Downloads Wed., Feb. 20; 1 & 2:15 p.m. - Microsoft Office Basic Excel Thur., Feb. 21; 2 p.m. - Social Media Mon., Feb. 25; 2 p.m. - Basic Internet Tues., Feb. 26; 2 p.m. - Basic E-Mail Mon., Mar. 4; 2 p.m. - Basic Internet Tues., Mar. 5; 1 & 2:15 p.m. - Ebooks for Kindle & E-Readers Wed., Mar. 6; 2 p.m. - Digital Photography Downloads Tues., Mar. 12; 2 p.m. - Computers 102 Thur., Mar. 14; 2 p.m. - Social Media Wed., Mar. 20; 1 p.m. - Microsoft Office Basic Excel Mon., Mar. 25; 2 p.m. - Basic Internet Tues., Mar. 26; 2 p.m. - Basic E-Mail

Get Your Gadget Questions Answered Do you have questions about your laptop, tablet, iPad, ebook reader, Kindle, Mp3 player, digital camera, or smart phone that needs an answer? Bring it in and our guru will answer them. When Jan. 10, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.( drop in any time )

Come play UNO, Old Maid, Hearts and other card games When Jan. 9, Feb. 13, and March 13; 2 p.m. Have stuff you want to sell? Or do you want to get a great deal on a used item? Come learn how to buy and sell things on Craigslist and Ebay. Registration required as space is limited. Call 773-8650. When Feb. 16, 11 a.m.

Teen Duct Tape Holiday Ornaments Come and make some fun and easy ornaments using colorful duct tape! When Dec. 8, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

New Year’s Digital Scavenger Hunt Find New Year’s related items around the library and take a photo with your camera. Find all the items on the list and be entered into a drawing for gift cards and other prizes! When Jan. 2 & 12

Guess the Goodies Contest Guess how many Valentine’s treats are in the jar and win all of the candy plus some extras! When Feb. 1 & 13

Children Toddler Time Toddler Time embraces the energy of toddlers with entertaining songs, dances, and stories. When Every Tues.; 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Age 18 months - 3 years old

Baby Steps Story Time A foundation for reading begins at birth. Share activities that you can do with your baby by helping your baby step into reading. When Every Wed.; 9:15 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Age 18 months and younger

Crazy Story times with Madame Patchouli Join Madame Patchouli for laugh-out-loud literary adventures. We’ll sing, we’ll dance and even read a couple of books. There is also a fun craft after the storytime. When Every Thur.; 9:15 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Age 3 - 5 years old

Elf on the Shelf and Holiday Craft Sponsored by the Friends of the Peoria Public Library. Join us for a reading of Elf on the Shelf and take a picture with our elf crew. Also make some glittery holiday crafts with us! When Dec. 8, 10 a.m.

Holiday Break Fun Sponsored by the Friends of the Peoria Public Library Art Day - Happy New Year! Craft. When Jan. 2; 10 a.m. Bingo - Chinese New Year Bingo! When Jan. 3; 10 a.m. Wonderful Wizardry 101 - Who’s your favorite wizard? Harry Potter, Wizard of Oz, the Wizards of Waverly? Join us for wizardry fun and crafts. When Jan. 4; 10 a.m.

Spring Break Activities Sponsored by the Friends of the Peoria Public Library Art Day - Let’s get crafty with some Spring time creations. When March 19, 10 a.m. Lego Fest - Create, view and show off your Lego creations and building contest. When March 20; 10 a.m. Miss Ladybug and Friends - She’s back again with her friend, Little Bee. Join us to release live ladybugs into the environment. When March 21; 10 a.m.

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Sunrise Mountain Library 21109 N. 98th Ave. Peoria, AZ 85382 (623) 773-8650 Hours Mon. to Thur., 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Fri. to Sat., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sun., 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Public Services Department (623) 773-8650 x3

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Teen Programs peoriaaz.com/teenteam If it’s happening – it’s on the Teen TEAM webpage. Bookmark this site and go back to it often for updates, opportunities and events.

Got Teen Text Alerts? Send “txtme funisgood” to 368638 to start getting text alerts on things happening in teen programs and events.

Junior High Dance FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THESE PROGRAMS, CONTACT RecConnect www.peoriaaz.gov/recreation To Register (623) 773-7137

Kevin Naughton Teen Supervisor Kevin.Naughton@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-8627

Junior High Dances are offered monthly. No registration required, just show up and pay at the door. Cold beverages and snacks will be sold. Fee $5 When Fri., Dec. 7, Jan. 4, Feb. 1, & March 1; 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Age 6th – 8th grade Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Dodgeball Win prizes, enjoy some music and have fun playing the greatest game ever…DODGEBALL!!! Teams are randomly selected, so just show up, pay the recreation center admission and we’ll put the teams together. Come a half hour early to sign up and get your spot. Fee Free with paid admission to the Recreation Center When Fri. nights except Dec. 7, Jan. 4, Feb. 1, & March 1; 7 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Age 13 - 17 Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Teen Acting, Improv & Sketch Comedy Course will focus on finding the funny in the scene rather than trying to be funny. You don’t have to be a natural born comedian to be successful in this class. This handson approach is designed to introduce students to the fundamental principles of improvisational performance. To understand comedy is to understand acting. The exercises taught will enable students to improve their stage presence, sense of comedic timing, and ability to create trust onstage with their fellow actors. Fee: $80 Res. / $95 Non-Res. Course # 73852 When Jan. 8 - Feb. 26, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m., Tues. Age 12 - 17 Location Peoria Center for the Performing Arts

Teen Fit Challenge A 30 day fitness challenge designed to push your mental and physical fitness. Meet twice a week for 4 weeks for X-Fit “Boot Camp” followed by a fitness challenge designed to test your new mental and physical toughness on Sat., Feb. 16. Who will win - you or the challenge? Fee $35 Res. / $42 Non-Res. Course # 72502 When Jan. 17 - Feb. 16; 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Tues. & Thur. Age 12 - 17 Location Rio Vista Recreation Center and Park

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Lunch Box Program The Teen T.E.A.M. Lunch Box program will be hitting Peoria and Sunrise Mountain High Schools once a week during lunch time with hit music, entertainment and activities to break the daily classroom routine.

Xtreme Paintball Price includes supervision, transportation, protective gear, 300 paintballs and unlimited play for approximately 3 hours. Fee $35 Res. / $42 Non-Res. Course # 72491 When Jan. 18, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Fri. Age 12 - 17 Location Trip leaves from Rio Vista Recreation Center

Xtreme Go Cart Racing Price includes supervision, transportation and 3 races at K1 Speed in Phoenix. Fee $45 Res. / $54 Non-Res. Course # 72536 When Feb. 1, 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m., Fri. Age 12 - 17 Location Trip leaves from Rio Vista Recreation Center

Xtreme Adventure Course Join the Xtreme Teen program in beautiful Flagstaff Arizona. Walk an obstacle course 50 feet in the air. Trip includes supervision, transportation and admission into the Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course. Height requirement: While keeping feet flat on the ground and arms raised above your head, fingertips must reach 5’ 11”. Fee $60 Res. / $72 Non-Res. Course # 72537 When March 2, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat. Age 12 - 17 Location Trip leaves from Rio Vista Recreation Center

Arizona Snowbowl Turn-around Trip Join the Teen TEAM on an amazing snowboard trip to Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff. Trip includes transportation, supervision, lift ticket, a morning 2 hour group lesson, and breakfast. Upon registration, more info will be emailed out regarding what to bring, where to rent gear, etc. We will meet at the Rio Vista Recreation Center at 5 a.m. and will return by 8 p.m. Fee $75 Res. / $90 Non-Res. Course # 72533 When Feb. 9, 5 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sat. Age 12 - 17 Location Flagstaff

Spring Break River Rafting Trip Teens Only. Unbelievable opportunity to go whitewater rafting on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon from Diamond Creek down to Lake Mead. Participants will man, where each person helps to move the boat downstream. A motor raft accompanies the trip for support and to carry equipment. Hiking, games, mud fights, sleeping under the stars . . . oh yea and don’t forget those whitewater rapids, will be the highlights of the trip. Limited to 20 participants. Fee includes raft trip, transportation, food, sleeping equipment and supervision. Fee $300 Res. / $360 Non-Res. Course # 72532 When March 18 - 21 Age 11 - 17 Location Colorado River

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New Xtreme Teen Trips Program for ages 12-17.

• Arizona Snowbowl Turn-around Trip • Xtreme Paintball • Spring Break Colorado River Rafting Trip • Xtreme Go Cart Racing • Xtreme Fit Challenge • Xtreme Adventure Course For more information, call 623.773.8627 or visit www.peoriaaz.gov/teenteam

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Adaptive Recreation Program PLAY Program (Peoria’s Leisure Activities for Youth Program) The Adaptive Recreation program is continually striving to improve program content. The P.L.A.Y. Program is designed to meet the leisure needs of our younger participants. Friends and siblings that meet the same age requirements are encouraged to participate.

Alley Cats Bowling FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THESE PROGRAMS, CONTACT RecConnect www.peoriaaz.gov/recreation To Register/ General Information (623) 773-7436

Paula Considine Recreation Supervisor Paula.Considine@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7923 Jodi Roth-Jones Recreation Coordinator Jodi.Roth-Jones@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7719 Brian DeGrandchamp Recreation Programmer Brian.DeGrandchamp@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7925

This social league will introduce youth to the sport of bowling. Bumpers will be available. Participants meet at Glendale AMF Lanes (43rd Ave. & Olive). We ask that new bowlers pre-register by calling (623) 773-7436. Fee $5/week or $35/session When Jan. 5, Noon - 1:30 p.m., Sat. (8 weeks) Age 6 - 10 years Location Glendale AMF

Social Events Friday Night Dances Friday Night Dances for teens and adults (ages 18 years and older) with developmental disabilities are held in 10-week sessions. To see a complete schedule of dances, visit our website or call to request a schedule. New participants and family members should request a copy of policies prior to or at the dance. No dances on Feb. 15. Fee $4/week When Jan. 4, 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Fri. (10 weeks) Age 18 & Up Location Alta Loma Elementary (9750 N. 87th Ave.)

Shining Stars Drama Club Come shine with us!  Acting class for special needs youth, ages 8-18.  Discover acting, movement, and comedy in a safe, encouraging, and fun environment.  Showcase your new skills to family and friends at the end of a fun filled 8 week session.  Classes meet on Tues. at Theater Works. Fee $65 Course # 71989 When Jan. 15, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Age 8 - 18 years Location Theater Works (8355 W. Peoria Ave.)

Bingo Night Get the family together and head to the Community Center for an evening of fun and prizes. Participants will receive two bingo cards. Fee $5 Course # 71993 When March 22, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Age 10 & Up Location Peoria Community Center

Meet and Greet and Art Show Come see first hand all the activities that the City of Peoria Adaptive Recreation Program offers! The After School and Adult Day Program will have their art work on display. Light refreshments will be served. Fee Free Course # 71994 When March 6, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Age All Ages Location Peoria Community Center

Sweetheart Dance Co-sponsored by the Peoria Youth Advisory Board. This memorable evening will feature a keepsake photo, live band, refreshments and the crowning of the King and Queen. Tickets are sold in advance beginning Jan. 4 on a firstcome, first-served basis and are limited to the first 150. No refunds will be issued after Feb. 4. Fee $8 Course # 71999 When Feb. 15, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Age 16 & Up Location Peoria Community Center

Saturday Social Bowling

Teen and Adult League Participants meet at Peoria AMF Lanes (43rd Ave. and Olive) for two games of bowling in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. We ask that new bowlers pre-register by calling (623) 773-7436. Fee $5/week or $35/session When Jan. 5, Noon - 1:30 p.m. (8 weeks) Age 10 & Up Location Glendale AMF

Harlem Globetrotters Looking ahead, there will be another amazing trip to see the Harlem Globetrotters! More information will be available in Jan.!

Teen Scene Be My Valentine Dance This is sure to be an evening of memories with old and new friends. Guests will each receive a keepsake photo and enjoy an array of scrumptious desserts. Nice dress attire is requested. Fee $4 advance or $5 at door Course # 71996 When Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Age 13 - 22 years Location Peoria Community Center

Saturday Socials Looking for something fun to do on a Saturday? Look no further than the Saturday Social Club. Once a month those 16 and older will get together for a day on the town! These trips will include sporting events, museums, and festivals. Trip includes transportation and ticket to event.

Shopping at Arizona Mills Get some Christmas shopping done before the month of Dec. Trip includes ticket to the IMAX theater. Fee $20 Course # 71423 When Nov. 10, Noon - 5 p.m. Age 16 & Up Location Meet at the Peoria Community Center

Christmas Tree Lights Join us Dinner and light tour around the valley. We will end the evening with cocoa and cookies!! Fee $10 Course # 71992 When Dec. 15, 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Age 16 & Up Location Meet at the Peoria Community Center

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Includes tickets to attractions at Rawhide and transportation. Fee $15 (bring money for food & shopping) Course # 72005 When Jan. 19, Noon - 5:30 p.m. Age 16 & Up Location Meet at the Peoria Community Center

This internationally recognized sports program is open to intellectually challenged individuals 8 years and older. To participate in Special Olympics training and competition, athletes must have a completed Special Olympics Medical Release Form. Call 623 773-7436 to register for the sports below.

Japanese Festival

The Special Olympics sports registration allows athletes to participate in any of the following sports: Basketball, Track and Field, and Flag Football. Call (623) 773-7436 to register. Fee $25 Course # 71459

Come experience the Japanese culture with dancing, music, art, and food. Fee $5 (bring money for lunch & shopping) Course # 72006 When Feb 23, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Age 16 & Up Location Meet at the Peoria Community Center

Sports & Challenges Strength and Conditioning Come try our new strength and conditioning class for those 13 and up. Parents and support staff are more then welcome to join the class as well. The class will use fitness balls, hand weights, and tubing to build strength and enhance coordination. Fee $25 Course # 71990 When Feb. 4, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m., Mon. (7 weeks) Age 13 & Up Location Meet at the Peoria Community Center

Cardio Come try our new cardio class for those 13 and up. Parents and support staff are more then welcome to join the class as well. Still working on write up. TBD Fee $30 Course # 71991 When Feb 6, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m., Wed. (8 weeks) Age 13 & Up Location Meet at the Peoria Community Center

Challenger Little League, Competitive & Instructional The Recreation Division, in cooperation with the Glendale Recreation Department & the Rio Vista Little League, will be forming teams of children with disabilities, ages 7 to 21, to play baseball. Volunteer coaches & “buddies” needed. Call (623) 773-7436 to help. Registration forms can be picked up at the Peoria Community Center. Registrations are due by Jan. 24. Fee $25 Age 7 -21 years Location TBD Course # 72000, Instructional When Feb 2, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Course # 72001, Competitive When Feb 2, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Special Olympics Sports Registration

Basketball Course # When Age Location

71456 Begins week of Jan. 21 8 & Up Various Schools

OUR MISSION To provide a continuum of leisure opportunities and related services designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.

Track and Field

Course # 71457 When Feb. 11, Mon. 6 p.m. - 7 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Age 8 & Up Location TBD

Flag Football

Course # 71458 When Jan. 16, Mon. & Wed., 6 p.m. - 7:15 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Age 16 & Up Location TBD

14th Annual Team Peoria Special Olympics Golf Tournament Support Peoria Special Olympics as a player or sponsor through this annual fundraiser. Registration is limited to the first 128. Call (623) 773-7436 for sponsorship opportunities or registration information. Save the date, TBD!

Parent’s Corner Guardianship for Parents of a Child with a Disability Your child has a disability and is turning 18. What should you do? Joseph Causey, Attorney-at-Law, will provide information on the pros/cons of obtaining legal guardianship. Fee Free Course # 71998 When Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Age 18 & Up Location Peoria Community Center

Estate Planning for Parents of a Disabled Child Estate planning can be difficult enough, but when a child with a disability is involved, there are many pitfalls you need to be aware of. Pre-register by calling (623) 773-7436. Fee Free Course # 71997 When Jan 23, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Age 18 & Up Location Peoria Community Center

DES/DDD Funded Programs DID YOU KNOW…The City of Peoria Adaptive Recreation Program is a contracted provider for the Department of Economic Security, Division of Developmental Disabilities. Check out the various programs and services offered. To find out if you qualify for services in adult day programs, after school programs or summer programs you can call Jodi or Brian at (623) 773-7436. The primary goal of all DDD contracted programs is to enhance social and independent living skills through various recreational opportunities, community outings and service projects. Programs are staffed on a 1:3 staff to participant ratio.

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FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THESE PROGRAMS, CONTACT RecConnect www.peoriaaz.gov/recreation To Register (623) 773-7436

Paula Considine Recreation Supervisor Paula.Considine@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7923 Bill Moss Recreation Coordinator William.Moss@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-7921

Email us at communitycenter@peoriaaz.gov to sign up to receive email alerts to hear about trip destinations, special events and classes.

Adults aged 50 and better are encouraged to take part in activities offered throughout the year at the Peoria Community Center, 8335 W. Jefferson (2 blocks S. of Peoria Avenue). There is no membership fee required and programs are open to residents and non-residents. LUNCH & TRANSPORTATION The Nutrition Program invites seniors 60 and older for lunch at 11:45 a.m., Mon. - Fri. at the Center. A $2.75 ($3 on special event days and for those under 60) donation is requested to help offset food costs. The cost of the meal is done on a donation basis so that each of you can pay what is within your financial reach. Copies of monthly menus are available at the Community Center. A 24 hour reservation for lunch is required; call the Nutrition Program at (623) 979-3570.

Ongoing Programs Social Games These groups are free, meet weekly and are open to new participants. Duplicate Bridge Mon. 12:30 p.m. Canasta Mon. 1 p.m. Mexican Train Dominoes Mon. & Wed. 9 a.m. Nintendo Wii Tues. & Fri. 9 a.m. Bingo* Tues. & Fri. 12:30 p.m. Bible Study Wed. 1 p.m. Euchre Wed. 12:30 p.m. Social Bridge Wed. 12:30 p.m. Free Grab Bag Bingo Thur. 10:45 a.m. Scrabble Thur. 12:30 p.m. Pinochle Thur. 1 p.m. Hand & Foot Fri. 1 p.m. *Bingo cards cost 25¢ each for the first 9 games and 50¢ for the 10th. Winners divide the money collected. Pots generally range from $5 to $35. Bingo may start later on “Special Event” days.

The Bookworm Club The Club meets the first Mon. of the month (except for holidays) at 1 p.m. Group members provide their own copies of books. Led by Millie Acres. Discussion Date Book Title Dec. 5 The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Deffenbaugh Jan. 9 The Grief of Others by Leah Hager Cohen Feb. 6 Minding Frankie by Maeve Binchy Mar. 6 You Are the Love of My Life by Susan Richards Shreve

Busy Bee Crafters This creative group meets every Tues. at 9 a.m. at the Peoria Community Center to share ideas and work on a variety of projects.

Thursday Afternoon Tea Dances Dance to live music provided by Bobby Freeman from 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Community Center. Admission is $4 and includes refreshments and a door prize ticket.

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Peoria Sunrise Crafters Peoria Sunrise Crafters is a new group specifically for seniors in the North Peoria area. The group will meet the fourth Sat. of the month at Sunrise Mountain Library from 10 a.m. until Noon. There is no fee to join the group. This is a wonderful way to meet new friends and have a great time. Led by Sara Fenstermacher. First meeting will be Jan. 26.

Classes AARP Driver Safety Program Bring a check payable to AARP. Pre-registration is required. Fee $12/AARP Members, $14/Non-members Course # 71192 – Dec. 7 71923 – Jan. 4 71924 – Feb. 1 71925 – March 1 When Fri., 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Location Peoria Community Center

Act at Any Age This 8 week class is designed specifically for seniors. Students will learn basic acting techniques including script analysis, memorization strategies and bringing the character to life. Taught by local theater veteran Jay Horn, this class is presented in partnership as an extension of Theater Works’ educational programming. Fee $65 Course # 73472 When Jan 16, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.; Wed. (8 weeks) Location Peoria Community Center

Firearms Classes for Seniors Firearms classes are designed specifically for seniors in mind. Classes are held at Shooters’s World, 8966 W. Cactus Road. This is an entry level handgun class designed for people with minimal or no formal handgun training. Firearm ownership not required. All classes meet from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 71931 – Jan. 15: Firearm Education $40 71932 – Feb. 19: Handgun Selection and Range Protocol $30 71933 – March 19: Six Fundamentals of Shooting $40 71934 – Apr. 16: Gun Cleaning, Maintenance and Storage $30

Introduction to Party Bridge Learn the basics of party bridge from the people who play. This class will introduce players to the basics of the game including bidding, counting points and strategy. Class is held on the 1st and third Wed. of the month. Course is taught by Christina Miller and Cora Taylor. Fee FREE Course # 72497 – Dec. 5 and 19 72499 – Jan. 2 and 16 72500 – Feb. 6 and 20 72501 – March 6 and 20 When Wed., 11 a.m. – Noon Location Peoria Community Center

Introduction to Digital Photography for Seniors Learn the basics of digital photography in a class designed specifically for seniors. Students will learn the basic functions of their camera, offloading and storage of images, compositional elements and processing options. John Keedy will instruct the class. Students are required to bring their own point and shoot digital camera and the instruction book for the camera. Fee $50 Course # 72504 When Jan. 26; 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., Sat. (4 classes) Location Peoria Community Center

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Ceramics

Chair Exercise Class

Class is open-entry, open-exit and good for all skill levels. Bring your own supplies or purchase from instructor, Betty Phillips. Fee $25/4 class punch card When Mon., 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. (on-going) Location Peoria Community Center

Have fun while gently exercising. A compact, 30-minute routine performed “in the chair” using hand weights. Led by a Josie Salas, Nutrition Program Director. Fee FREE When Tues./Thur., ongoing, 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Ceramic Specialty Techniques

Blood Pressure Screenings

Learn specialized ceramics techniques from Betty Phillips, Certified Duncan Instructor. In course # 73405, you will learn the yarn technique to decorate an Oriental Teapot. Course # 73406 will teach acrylic glazing techniques while completing a Lady Bug Bank. All class supplies are provided. Fee $35 Course # 73405 – Jan. 26 and Feb. 2 73406 – Feb. 9 and 16 When Sat., 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location Peoria Community Center

Health & Fitness Tai Chi Gentle physical exercise and stretching to reduce stress, increase flexibility, energy, coordination and balance. Instructor: Mirella Tohatan Fee $30 Course # 71198 - Dec. 3 (6 weeks) 71935 - Jan. 7 (6 weeks) $27.50 *No class Jan. 21 71936 - Feb. 20 (6 weeks) $27.50 71937 - April 1 (6 weeks) When Mon. & Wed., 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Location Woman’s Club

Line Dancing Line Dance I is for the beginner/improver students. It will introduce basic terminology, steps & patterns. Instructor: Pat Newell Fee $30 Course # 71194 – Nov. 5 (6 weeks) 71927 – Jan. 7 (5 weeks) $25 *No class Jan. 21 71928 - Feb. 25 (5 weeks) $25 *No class Feb. 18 72003 - April 1 (6 weeks) When Mon., 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location Peoria Community Center Line Dance II is designed for the dancers who have basic knowledge of dance terminology and some previous experience. Dance will range from beginner to beginnerplus in difficulty level. Fee $30 Course # 71196 – Nov. 7 (5 weeks) $25 *No class Nov. 21 71929 – Jan. 9 (6 weeks) 71930 – Feb. 20 (6 weeks) 72004 – April 3 (6 weeks) When Wed., 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location Peoria Community Center

Fit After 50 (year round) Resistance-training program using weights, dynabands and balls, followed by a lively aerobic workout. No pre-registration required. Instructors: Tammy Bielewicz & Maxine Morse. Fee Punch Cards: $15/10 classes or $30/20 classes; Drop in fee $1.50/class When Mon. /Wed. /Fri. 8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. (ongoing) Location Peoria Community Center

First Tues. of the month unless noted. Services provided by Banner Health Community Education Program. Fee FREE When Dec. 4., Jan. 8, Feb. 5, March 5 Tues., 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Location Peoria Community Center

Special Events 15th Annual 5K Turkey Trot Senior Fun Walk and Mashed Potato Mile Strut your stuff at Rio Vista Community Park. Fee includes custom t-shirt, goody bags, door prizes and an All you Can Eat Pancake Breakfast served from 9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. by Peoria Fire Fighters Charities. Register by Nov. 2 to guarantee your shirt at the fun walk! Musical entertainment by Manuel Dorantes. Sponsored By Quail Run Apartment Homes, CareMore and The Forum at Desert Harbor. Fee $15 Course # 71311 When Wed., Nov. 14, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Location Rio Vista Community Park, 8866 W. Thunderbird Rd.

Harvest Craft Show & Bake Sale A celebration with a ‘Hometown’ Craft Show and Bake Sale. Limited number of craft tables available at $5 each. Register early, tables go quickly. One table per person. Sign up at the desk to donate baked goods for the bake sale. Fee FREE When Wed., Nov. 21, 9:30 a.m. – Noon Location Peoria Community Center

DISCOVERY 101 Interesting speakers on an assortment of topics. Presentations are done in partnership with various community agencies. No registration is required. Fee FREE Course  Nov. 30; Changes in Medicare, CareMore Dec. 14; Osteoporosis, AFC Physical Medicine Jan. 18; Cholesterol, Friend or Foe, HealthSource Chiropractic Feb. 1; Incontinence, Incontinence Care Specialists Feb. 15; The Truth About Diabetes, HealthSource Chiropractic When Fri., 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location Peoria Community Center

Breakfast with Santa Join us at the Center for a morning of fun! The Peoria Fire Department will serve all you can eat pancakes with sausage, coffee and juice from 8 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Santa will arrive at 9 a.m. for pictures. Make your reservation by calling (623) 773-7436. Fee FREE Course # 71207 When Fri., Dec. 21, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Location Peoria Community Center

1st Annual New Years’ Resolution Senior Fun Walk Keep that New Years’ resolution with a Fun Walk at Rio Vista Community Park. Fee includes custom t-shirt, goody bags, door prizes musical entertainment and continental breakfast served from 9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Register by Jan. 18 to guarantee your shirt at the fun walk! Fee $15 Course # 73437 When Wed., Jan. 30, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Location Rio Vista Community Park, 8866 W. Thunderbird Rd.

Day Trips Escape for the day and socialize with friends. Trips depart from the Peoria Community Center. Upcoming trips include: • The Ever-Popular Monthly Mystery Trips • Barleen’s Arizona Opry Holiday Show • Mesa Marketplace Swapmeet • Japanese Friendship Garden • Holiday Lights at the Mormon Temple in Mesa

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Special Interest Classes - Adult Beaded Jewelry Design

Country Line Dance

Create beautiful, sophisticated, jewelry to wear yourself or as a special gift for someone else. Learn concepts of design, how to use tools and findings, beading and wire-wrap techniques while creating a multi-piece set of custom-designed jewelry to take home! Experienced jewelry designer, Jill Turrentine shares tips, techniques, and provides all the materials you need for your handson learning projects. (Different projects will be offered for each workshop.) $20 supply fee due to instructor. No shopping required!

Get off the sidelines and onto the dance floor! Country line dances are fun for both singles and couples! Learn the latest line dance moves well as all-time favorites, such as the Electric Slide, Cotton-Eyed Joe, and more! Wear hardsoled shoes that slide on a wooden floor (no open-toed shoes/sandals.) Register one person for couples.

Fee: $33 Res. / $42 Non-Res. Course # 72037 When Feb. 2, 9 a.m. - Noon, Sat. (1 class) Age 16 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Beginning Fiction Writing Do you have a great idea for a story but don’t know how to get started? This one day workshop will teach you the basic fiction writing techniques the professionals use. You will learn how to plot a good story, create interesting characters, write believable dialogue and overcome the terror of the blank page. You will learn the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of getting your work published. By the end of the class, you will feel confident writing goals for your main characters and creating one to three major conflicts. One hour break for lunch. A $2 supply fee to be paid to instructor on first day of class. Fee: $45 Res. / $54 Non-Res. Course # 72057 When Feb. 2, 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Sat (1 class) Age 16 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Belly Dancing This class is an introduction to the most popular belly dance moves that will get you dancing like Shakira! Belly dance provides a creative and fun way to achieve a cardiovascular workout while increasing both flexibility and strength. Suitable for all ages and body types, you will learn basic moves, including directional hip work and shimmy techniques. No prior experience required! Beginners welcome! Wear formfitting dance wear that is cool, comfortable, and flexible. (Rio VIsta dress code requires torso to be fully covered outside of classroom.) Fee: $79 Res. / $88 Non-Res. Course # 72058 When Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Wed. (8 classes) Age 18 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Country and Western Swing Dance Experience the fun and upbeat tempo of Country and Wester Swing Dancing. Grab your partner and learn how to lead or follow, turns, swings, and more! If you are a beginner and would like to master the basics before progressing to a public dance floor, this class is for you! Register each person per couple. Wear boots or hard-soled shoes that will slide on a wood floor. (no open-toed shoes or tennis shoes.) Fee: $68 Res. / $79 Non-Res. Course # 72081 When Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Fri. (6 classes) Age 16 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Fee: $68 Res. / $79 Non-Res. Course # 72082 When Jan. 18, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fri. (6 classes) Age 16 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Digital Photography - Introduction Get the most from your digital camera! If your DSLR or advanced point-and-shoot camera can take pictures in Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority and Manual, this class is for you! We’ll decipher camera terminology and how to use all those fancy camera controls in this introductory class. We’ll cover picture sharpness, depth of field, exposure control, flash, and color balance, as well as lighting techniques, light quality, and photography in various types of lighting situations. Photographic composition and options for producing photos at home and through various printing services is also covered. Bring your digital camera and user’s manual. *No class Feb. 14. Fee: $90 Res. / $99 Non-Res. Course # 72518 When Jan. 17, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Thur. (8 classes) Age 18 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Digital Photography - Landscapes Intermediate students will learn how to adjust DSLR camera’s Aperture, Shutter speed & ISO to best photograph landscapes and other scenes. First class is lecture and information. Extended second class meeting will meet on Sat., Nov. 10 at 4:30 p.m. on location. Third class meeting will be in-class critique, sharing, and wrap-up. Students must bring own DSLR camera, tripod, and instruction manual to class. Details will be sent to students via e-mail, prior to class. **Registrants must have completed ‘Intro to Digital Photography ‘ with Mr. Keedy. Registration Deadline: Jan. 30. Fee: $65 Res. / $74 Non-Res. Course # 72793 When Feb. 1, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.; Fri., Sat. (3 classes) Age 18 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Digital Photography - Photoshop Elements 101 Improve and enhance your digital photos like a pro! Learn how to download images from your camera or memory card; Adjust focus, sharpness, contrast, color, and exposure; Apply creative special effects; Edit, create, and share your photos & video clips with automatic online backup & ‘anywhere’ access; Print and display your photographs to share and enjoy! Bring your laptop loaded with Adobe ‘Photoshop Elements’ software. Registration deadline: Jan. 9. Fee: $79 Res. / $88 Non-Res. Course # 73333 When Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Wed. (6 classes) Age 16 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

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Special Interest Classes - Adult Faux Painting Made Easy: Suede, Rustic, Modern Golf for Beginners

FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THESE PROGRAMS, CONTACT RecConnect www.peoriaaz.gov/recreation To Register (623) 773-7137 Heather Duffett Special Interest Classes Supervisor Heather.Duffett@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-8625 Andrea Traganza Recreation Coordinator Andrea.Traganza@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-8623

Want to achieve a soft blend of colors on your wall? Professional faux painter, Linda Coffman, teaches beginners ‘ulcer-free’ ways to paint leather-look, Western or Southwestern walls, as well as soft contemporary styles. Print a paint shirt. Additional materials fee of $29 due to instructor for take-home painting kit (including a DVD). Fee: $37 Res. / $46 Non-Res. Course # 72122 When Jan. 27, 2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun. (1 class) Age 16 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Get Organized - Organization Demystified Did you know that 80% of the clutter in your home is due to disorganization and not a lack of space? Twenty percent of what you own is used while the other eighty percent is stored or is creating the clutter in your life! Professional organizer, Bridges Conner will share steps to break down any organizational project. Learn tips and tricks to minimize your ‘stuff’, maximize storage, and maintain simple systems for creating usable, clutter-free space that looks good and feels great! Fee: $15 Res. / $24 Non-Res. Course # 72149 When Jan. 19, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.; Sat. (1 class) Age 16 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Get Organized - Photo Organization Do you feel overwhelmed with your photos? Don’t know what to do with all those photos accumulated on your computer and digital camera? Professional organizer, Bridges Conner will help you develop a system for sorting your print and digital images and offer simple solutions for organizing, storing, and backing-up your photos! Fee: Course # When Age Location

$15 Res. / $24 Non-Res. 72150 Feb. 2, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.; Sat. (1 class) 16 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

Learn the sport of golf including driving, iron play, chipping, putting and etiquette from PGA professional. Students may bring own golf clubs or purchase clubs from the pro shop. Limited rentals are available. During the last class, you will golf a round or you may schedule an alternate date. Meet on the driving range at Peoria Pines Golf Club, located at 8411 N. 107th Ave. (Formerly ‘Country Meadows.’) Fee: Course # When Age Location

$99 Res. / $108 Non-Res. 72154 Jan. 26, 9 a.m. -10 a.m.; Sat. (6 classes) 15 & Up Peoria Pines Golf Club

Guitar for All Ages - Level II Take your basic guitar skills to the next level as you build on the skills learned in the Level I class. Learn even more chords and strums, Barre chords, power chords, and begin reading tab at more advanced level. Instructor Gene Moore has over 40 years of teaching guitar and performing experience. Students must have completed Gene Moore’s Level I class prior to registering for this Level II class (no exceptions.) Electric guitars ok - no amp. Fee: Course # When Age Location

$79 Res. / $88 Non-Res. 73400 Jan. 17, 7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Thur. (8 classes) 12 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics What’s the hype about Hip Hop?? Hip Hop dance is a fun and funky way to get fit while dancing to popular music. Learn a choreographed routine that incorporates moves from the new urban culture. What a great way to get into shape and try something new! (Rio Vista dress code requires torso to be covered.) *No class Feb. 18. Fee: $65 Res. / $74 Non-Res. Course # 72165 When Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Mon. (8 classes) Age 16 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Get Organized - Purge The Paper Piles Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People Are paper piles a problem in your kitchen or office? Do you feel overwhelmed with the paper that you handle on a daily basis? Are you looking for a magical system that will help you ‘overcome the overwhelm?’ If this is the case, don’t miss this class! Here is a hint: ‘Vertical is Visible; Horizontal is Hidden.’ Professional organizer, Bridges Conner will teach you easy and simple system to eliminate the paper piles in your life! Fee: Course # When Age Location

$15 Res. / $24 Non-Res. 72151 Feb. 16, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.; Sat. (1 class) 16 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you 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 and any key. Additional $29 supply fee due to instructor for workbook and 60-minute practice CD. Fee: $37 Res. / $46 Non-Res. Course # 72186 When Jan. 27, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun. (1 class) Age 16 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

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Special Interest Classes - Adult Learn How to Crochet!

Stress Reduction - Relaxation Techniques

Learn the Victorian art of crochet to create wonderful gifts for yourself or others. Crochet is a process of creating fabric from yarn, thread, or other material strands using a crochet hook. Learn basic single and double stitches, how to read a pattern, yarn handling, and crocheting in rounds. Our first project will be a grocery tote. (Supply list will be provided prior to class.)

Life is stressful, but distress is optional! Learn proven techniques for reducing stress, negative thinking patterns, and managing pain, that you can do anytime. We’ll practice diaphragmatic breathing, progressive relaxation, guided imagery, and suggestive therapy in each class. Create more joy in your life and experience the benefits of learning how to achieve a state of deep relaxation to respond to life’s stressors. Instructor has over 20 years clinical and community-based experience. Optional CD available for purchase for additional $7 paid to instructor. *No class Feb. 18.

Fee: Course # When Age Location

$55 Res. / $64 Non-Res. 72216 Jan. 26, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Sat (5 classes) 16 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

Learn Italian! Taught by a native Italian instructor, start speaking Italian from the very first lesson! Whether you want to learn this language for your next vacation, or for personal enrichment, this class will teach you conversational Italian for immediate application and effective results. Textbook & CD purchase required for additional $50 to be paid directly to instructor at first class meeting. *No class Feb. 14. Fee: Course # When Age Location

$79 Res. / $88 Non-Res. 72218 Jan. 17, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.; Thur. (8 classes) 16 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

Right Brain Drawing - Anyone Can Draw! If you can sign your name, you can draw! Discover how to see with the eyes of an artist and draw realistically. Right-brain drawing is a skill that can help beginners dramatically improve drawing skills and discover the artist within! Taught by published author and illustrator, Lindy Schneider. No drawing ability required. $5 Supply fee due to instructor at first class meeting. Fee: Course # When Age Location

$69 Res. / $78 Non-Res. 72519 Feb. 2, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Sat. (4 classes) 16 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

Spanish for Beginners Learn how to greet and introduce yourself, describe activities/ hobbies you enjoy, how to order food, how to tell time (yes there are different ways), articles in the home, articles of clothing (so you can bargain over the border), and more. Games and fun are incorporated into this beginner level class. Handouts provided to each student. Fee: Course # When Age Location

$79 Res. / $88 Non-Res. 72338 Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Wed. (8 classes) 16 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

Fee: Course # When Age Location

$56 Res. / $65 Non-Res. 72378 Jan. 28, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.; Mon. (4 classes) 16 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

Tai Chi - Basic Experience the powerful relaxation benefits of the ancient art of Tai Chi. Increase focus and concentration; Reduce stress. Improve flexibility, strength, and balance: Increase circulation and coordination. Gentle moves geared for all ages and physical abilities. (Rio Vista dress code requires torso to be fully covered.) Fee: Age Location

$65 Res. / $74 Non-Res. 18 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

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72385 Jan. 8, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Tues. (8 classes)

Course # When

72386 Jan. 9, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.; Wed. (8 classes)

Tennis I Tennis I is for those who have played little or no tennis before. Learn the basic strokes to enjoy the game. Classes are held at the Paseo Racquet Center, 6268 W. Thunderbird. Fee: Course # When Age Location

$79 Res. / $88 Non-Res. 72395 Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Wed. (8 classes) 18 & Up Paseo Racquet Center

Understanding Estate Planning - The Basics Establish or refine your estate planning goals: Learn how to avoid probate; The ‘ins’ and ‘outs’ of trusts, wills, and powers of attorney. Learn how to protect your assets and leave your legacy through strategic estate planning. Course taught by Steve Harnden, CPA and CFP. Fee: Course # When Age Location

$20 Res. / $29 Non-Res. 72407 Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Mon. (1 class) 18 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

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Special Interest Classes - Adult

FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THESE PROGRAMS, CONTACT RecConnect www.peoriaaz.gov/recreation To Register (623) 773-7137 Heather Duffett Special Interest Classes Supervisor Heather.Duffett@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-8625 Andrea Traganza Recreation Coordinator Andrea.Traganza@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-8623

Waltz & Foxtrot Dance

Zumba Sentao (Chair Zumba)

Impress your friends and have fun dancing the graceful Waltz and fun Foxtrot at your next party or event! Learn the basic moves, postures, and how to lead and follow. Grab your partner and dancing shoes! Geared for beginners and those who want a ‘refresher’ in learning these two popular ballroom dances.

Strengthen your core, torch calories and sculpt muscle in this latin-inspired aerobic and strengthening workout set to upbeat music! Sentao involves students using a chair for balance and resistance. Revolutionize your cardio workout with targeted resistance training - Try NEW Zumba Sentao! (Offered this session only!)

Fee: Course # When Age Location

$68 Res. / $77 Non-Res. 72506 Jan. 18, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Fri. (8 classes) 16 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

Watercolor - Tips & Techniques to Achieve Beautiful Results Beginners and experience watercolor painters will learn tips and techniques to create realistic textures when painting rocks, flowers, water, fabrics and more. Advance your skills by learning how to paint using a loose, realistic style. Taught by Lindy Schneider, professional artist and illustrator. Additional $20 supply fee due to instructor during class - included all materials needed to take home. Fee: Course # When Age Location

$69 Res. / $78 Non-Res. 72520 Feb. 2, 9 a.m. - Noon; Sat. (3 classes) 16 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

Fee: Age Location

$65 Res. / $74 Non-Res. 16 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

Course # When

72007 Jan. 11, 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.; Fri. (8 classes)

Course # 72010 When March 8, 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.; Fri. (6 classes)

Zumba Toning Combine targeted body-sculpting exercises and cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba moves in this calorie-burning, strengthtraining fitness class. Students use light hand weights to enhance rhythm and tone target zones, including arms, abs and thighs. Fee: Age Location

$65 Res. / $74 Non-Res. 16 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

Zumba Fitness

Course # When

72480 Jan. 8, 9:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m..; Tues. (8 classes)

ZUMBA combines Latin-inspired dance moves with a highenergy cardio workout. International music paired with creative moves and dance combinations provide an all-over body workout. If you have prior dance or aerobic experience, this class will challenge you to achieve higher fitness goals! (Rio Vista dress code requires torso to be fully covered.) *No class Feb. 14.

Course # 72482 When March 5, 9:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.,; Tues. (6 classes)

Fee: Age Location

$65 Res. / $74 Non-Res. 16 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

Course # When

72473 Jan. 8, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Tues. (8 classes)

Course # 72475 When Jan. 10, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Thur. (8 classes) Course # 72471 When Jan. 11, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.; Fri. (8 classes) Course # 72485 When March 8, 9:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.; Fri. (6 classes)

Zumba Gold - Low Impact Zumba Gold modifies moves and pacing to suit the needs of those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle, or who require less impact on joints. Reduced impact and easyto-follow dance moves set to zesty Latin music makes Zumba Gold fun and friendly for adults of all ages and fitness levels! Fee: Age Location

$65 Res. / $74 Non-Res. 16 & Up Rio Vista Recreation Center

Course # 72481 When Jan. 8, 8:30 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.; Tues. (8 classes) Course # 72531 When March 5, 8:30 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.; Tues. (6 classes)

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Special Interest Classes - Preschool Ice Skating - Tot 1

Steppin Out - Ballet/Tap/Tumbling

Designed to teach basic skills in a fun, safe and nurturing environment, to children who have never had instruction. At this level, the children will learn to sit and stand up, both on and off the ice, marching in place, marching forward, two-foot glides and dipping in place. Skate rental and public session included the day of class. Skates are included in course fee for use during class. Classes held at Polar Ice, located at 15829 N. 83rd Ave., south of Bell. *No class Oct. 13 - Last class Nov. 17.

This class is an exciting introduction to ballet, tap creative movement and tumbling basics. The focus is on having fun and giving your child a positive introduction to dance. Tap shoes are required. *This 6-week class does not participate in the recital. *No class Feb. 18.

Fee: $90 Res. / $99 Non-Res. Course # 72180 When Jan. 19, 9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.; Sat. (8 classes) Age 4 - 6 Years Location Polar Ice

Play-n-Learn Enrichment program for preschool-age children. Guided play sessions, story time, music and movement, and creative expression activities geared to enhance social skill development, motor skills, communication skills, and prekindergarten readiness. Must be potty trained. Fee: Age Location

$68 Res. / $77 Non-Res. 3 - 5 Years Rio Vista Recreation Center

Course # 72685 When Jan. 8, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Tues. (4 classes) Course # 72277 When Jan. 10, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Thur. (4 classes) Course # 72686 When Feb. 5, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Tues. (4 classes) Course # 72522 When Feb. 7, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Thur. (4 classes)

Pre-Karate Skill Time Activities will focus on your preschooler’s balance, movement and coordination. Basic Karate stances, punches and kicks will be taught through simple games and drills with an emphasis on learning to enjoy recreational karate. Fee: $55 Res. / $64 Non-Res. Course # 72287 When Jan. 17, 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.; Thur. (6 classes) Age 4 - 6 Years Location Peoria Community Center

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$62 Res. / $71 Non-Res.

Course # 72349 When Jan. 26, 9:30 a.m. -10:15 a.m.; Sat. (6 classes) Age 3 - 5 Years Location Peoria Community Center

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Course # 72348 When Jan. 28, 9:30 a.m. -10:15 a.m.; Mon. (6 classes) Age 3 - 4 Years Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

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Course # 72350 When Jan. 28, 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.; Mon. (6 classes) Age 3 - 4 Years Location Rio Vista Recreation Center Course # 72494 When Age Location

Jan. 28, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.; Mon. (6 classes) 3 - 4 Years Rio Vista Recreation Center

Steppin Out - Tiny Tot Cheer/Tumbling Little cheerleaders will learn basic cheerleading moves using arms, jumps, kicks, and chants, in this high energy class. We’ll also build coordination and strength as we learn forward rolls and cartwheels. Students will combine the skills learned into a fun dance routine. *No class Feb. 18. Fee: $62 Res. / $71 Non-Res. Course # 72364 When Jan. 28, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.; Mon. (6 classes) Age 3 - 5 Years Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Steppin Out - Tiny Tot Tumbling In this class your little one will build strength, increase flexibility, coordination, and large motor skills. Children will be taught tumbling basics such as forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels and more! Each child will be encouraged to advance at his or her own pace safely. No experience necessary. *No class Feb. 18. Fee: $62 Res. / $71 Non-Res. Course # 72365 When Jan. 28, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.; Mon (6 classes) Age 3-5 Years Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

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ABC’s & 123’s - Prekindergarten Readiness for Toddlers

FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THESE PROGRAMS, CONTACT RecConnect www.peoriaaz.gov/recreation To Register (623) 773-7137 Heather Duffett Special Interest Classes Supervisor Heather.Duffett@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-8625 Andrea Traganza Recreation Coordinator Andrea.Traganza@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-8623

Babies ages 1-3 years old participate in activities with parent or grandparent, designed to promote early learning of alphabet, shapes, colors, and numbers. Books, stories, songs, etc are used to enhance learning in a fun social group setting. One adult per child. $5 supply fee due to instructor at first class meeting. Fee: $69 Res. / $78 Non-Res. Course # 72016 When Jan. 15, 9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.; Tues. (6 classes) Age 1 - 3 Years Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Beginners Edge - Lil’ Sluggers Baseball Introduce your baseball enthusiast to the first professional non-league baseball program for kids under 7. Beginners Edge staff will teach fielding, throwing, hitting, base recognition and overall motor skill development. Parent participation is required. All equipment is supplied for use during class. Bring a glove if you can as half of the class is hitting the other half will be fielding. Fee: Location

$75 Res. / $84 Non-Res. Parkridge Park

Course # 72039 When Jan. 19, 9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.; Sat. (6 classes) Age 3 Years Course # 72040 When Jan. 19, 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.; Sat. (6 classes) Age 2 Years Course # 72041 When Jan. 19, 11 a.m. - Noon; Sat. (6 classes) Age 4-6 Years

Beginners Edge - Soccer Tots 3 & 4 year olds Your child will begin to learn soccer skills in this professionally designed program for kids. Our noncompetitive approach allows promotes skill development while having fun. Parent involvement is required for maximum fun. Bring #2 or # 3 ball and a water bottle. Fee: Age Location

$75 Res. / $84 Non-Res. 3 - 4 Years Parkridge Park

Course # 72048 When Jan. 19, 9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.; Sat. (6 classes) Course # 72489 When Jan. 19, 9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.; Sat. (6 classes)

Beginners Edge Soccer Tots - 2 & 3 year olds Your child will begin to learn soccer skills in this professionally designed program for kids. Our noncompetitive approach allows promotes skill development while having fun. Parent involvement is required for maximum fun. Bring #2 or # 3 ball and a water bottle. Fee: Age Location

$75 Res. / $84 Non-Res. 2-3 Years Parkridge Park

Course # 72050 When Jan. 19, 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.; Sat. (6 classes) Course # 72488 When Jan. 19, 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.; Sat. (6 classes)

Beginners Edge Soccer Tots - 4 & 5 year olds Your child will begin to learn soccer skills in this professionally designed program for kids. Our noncompetitive approach allows promotes skill development while having fun. Parent involvement is required for maximum fun. Bring #2 or # 3 ball and a water bottle. Fee: $75 Res. / $84 Non-Res. Course # 72054 When Jan. 19, 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.; Sat. (6 classes) Age 4 - 5 Years Location Parkridge Park

Gingerbread House Party Parent and child work together to design and create their own gingerbread house, complete with graham crackers, royal icing, gum drops, and more! Each child will take home their very own holiday gingerbread house! Activities and goodies provided in course fee. Fee: $18 Res. / $27 Non-Res. Course # 72153 When Dec. 11, 11 a.m. - Noon; Tues. (1 class) Age 3 - 6 Years Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Ice Skating - Parent & Me Designed for children who have never had formal instruction. Basic skating skills will be taught while allowing the parent to participate on the ice with them. One parent per child. Skate rental and public session included the day of class. Skates are included in course fee for use during class. Classes held at Polar Ice, located at 15829 N. 83rd Ave., south of Bell. Fee: $90 Res. / $99 Non-Res. Course # 72179 When Jan. 19, 10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.; Sat. (8 classes) Age 3 - 5 Years Location Polar Ice

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Special Interest Classes - Preschool Music Together - Parent & Child Certified Music Together instructor guides children and parents in music activities using singing, dancing, chanting, creative movement and instrument play in a developmentally appropriate setting that is playful, musically rich and non-performance oriented. Additional (non-refundable) $45 supply fee due to instructor at first class meeting (for new families only.) Includes: 2 CD’s, a music book, & informational DVD. Fee: Age Location

$135 Res. / $146 Non-Res. 3 Months - 5 Years Rio Vista Recreation Center

Course # 72245 When Jan. 11, 9:15 a.m. - 10 a.m.; Fri. (10 classes) Course # 73331 When Jan. 11, 10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m.; Fri. (10 classes)

Music Together - Parent/Child Class Preview Thinking of registering for the ‘Music Together Parent & Child’ class? Join us for a preview of the class! Participate in music activities that will be included in the full-format class. Space is limited, so reserve your fun today! Fee: Age Location

FREE Res. / $10 Non-Res. 3 Months - 5 Years Rio Vista Recreation Center

Course # 72243 When Dec. 14, 9:15 a.m. - 10 a.m.; Fri. (1 class) Course # 73332 When Dec. 14, 10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m.; Fri. (1 class)

Paint, Paste, & Pour - Messy Art! Parent and child have fun together as we get messy through tactile art experiences. You make the mess and we do the rest! (No cleanup required, moms!) Explore mysteriously messy ‘ooey, gooey’ stuff, as well as familiar favorites like homemade play dough, shaving cream, sand, paint, and more! Creativity abounds as we cut, paste, paint, pour, slime, stamp, mush, mash, and more! $6 supply fee due to instructor at first class meeting. Wear clothes and shoes that can get messy! Fee: $67 Res. / $76 Non-Res. Course # 72259 When Jan. 15, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.; Tues. (6 classes) Age 2 - 4 Years Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Steppin Out - Parent Tot Tumble Time Learn to teach your tiny tot to do tumbling basics that build strength, coordination, flexibility and large motor skills. This is a fun way to spend quality time with your child and meet new friends! *No class Feb. 18. Fee: Age

$62 Res. / $71 Non-Res. 2 - 4 Years

Course # 72495 When Jan. 26, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.; Sat. (6 classes) Location Peoria Community Center Course # 72359 When Jan. 28, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.; Mon. (6 classes) Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Steppin Out - We Can Dance TWO This fun class is designed just for your two-year old! Your tiny tot will be introduced to creative movement, jazz, ballet, and tumbling. Using props, stories, and fun music, your child will gain coordination and rhythm. One parent per child required to participate. *No class Feb. 18. Fee: $62 Res. / $71 Non-Res. Course # 72366 When Jan. 28, 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.; Mon. (6 classes) Age 2 Years Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Visit our website at www.peoriaaz.gov/recreation To print course listings and details by age group, visit www.peoriaaz.gov/classes. Do you have a class idea you’d like to see offered? Let us know about it! Send your suggestions to andrea.traganza@peoriaaz.gov.

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Special Interest Classes - Youth

FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THESE PROGRAMS, CONTACT RecConnect www.peoriaaz.gov/recreation To Register (623) 773-7137 Heather Duffett Special Interest Classes Supervisor Heather.Duffett@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-8625 Andrea Traganza Recreation Coordinator Andrea.Traganza@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-8623

Child Care & Babysitting Safety

Ice Skating - Hockey 1

Interested in babysitting? Prepare yourself for the responsibilities that go along with caring for infants and children. You’ll also learn basic CPR, how to help someone who is choking, basic first aid techniques, and child safety practices. Each student receives a workbook to keep and a babysitting safety certification card. Bring a non-perishable snack, drink, and pen and paper to class.

Learn the basic needed skills for ice hockey: forward stroking, one-foot pushes, one-foot snowplow stops, forward swizzles, backward skating and forward one-foot glides. Skate rental and public session included the day of class. Skates are included in course fee for use during class. Classes held at Polar Ice, located at 83rd Ave., South of Bell. *No class Feb. 18 - Last class March 10.

Fee: Age Location

Fee: $90 Res. / $99 Non-Res. Course # 72177 When Jan. 19, 9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.; Sat. (8 classes) Age 7-15 Years Location Polar Ice

$53 Res. / $62 Non-Res. 10 - 16 Years Rio Vista Recreation Center

Course # 72074 When Jan. 19, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Sat. (1 class) Course # 72490 When March 2, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Sat. (1 class)

Fencing for Beginners - Youth Explore the western martial art of Fencing, a competitive sport featured at the Olympic Games! The art and sport of fencing involves individual play, problem solving, as well as cooperation, as children learn together. Develop an understanding of basic fencing techniques, swordsmanship, how to duel, fundamental footwork, and more! You’ll also perform actual fencing duals. Enjoy a great workout while learning this unique sport! $10 supply fee due to instructor at first class for fencing glove. Fee: $68 Res. / $77 Non-Res. Course # 72125 When Jan. 16, 6 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.; Wed. (8 classes) Age 8 - 11 Years Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Hip Hop Dance for BOYS Hey boys, here’s your chance to learn the latest hip hop moves in a ‘guys only’ class - taught by a guy! Surprise your friends after you learn the hottest dance moves in town!

Intro to Golf - Youth Learn the sport of golf including driving, iron play, chipping, putting and etiquette from PGA professional. Students may bring own golf clubs or purchase clubs from the pro shop. Limited rentals are available. During the last class, you will golf a round or you may schedule an alternate date. Meet on the driving range at Peoria Pines Golf Club, located at 8411 N. 107th Ave. (Formerly ‘Country Meadows.’) Fee: $99 Res. / $108 Non-Res. Course # 72189 When Jan. 26, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.; Sat. (6 classes) Age 9-14 Years Location Peoria Pines Golf Club

Intro To Tennis - Youth/Teens Lessons are geared towards beginning players looking to get into the game. Basic tennis skills, etiquette and rules are covered using a combination of drills and fun tennis games. Participants are encouraged to bring their own racquets; Loaner racquets are available. Class held at Paseo Racquet Center, 6268 W. Thunderbird.

Fee: $62 Res. / $71 Non-Res. Course # 72166 When Jan. 18, 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.; Fri. (6 classes) Age 7-14 Years Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Fee: $59 Res. / $68 Non-Res. Course # 72196 When Jan. 14, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.; Mon., Wed. (8 classes) Age 11 - 17 Years Location Paseo Racquet Center

Ice Skating - Basic 1

Steppin Out - Ballet/Tap/Jazz

Learn the proper technique of ice-skating in a fun environment. Whether your goals are to improve your skills for public session or eventually compete, this is the starting place for you. Skate rental and public session included the day of class. Skates are included in course fee for use during class. Classes held at Polar Ice, located at 15829 N. 83rd Ave., south of Bell.

Introduction to tap, ballet, and jazz dance basics. The focus is on having fun and giving your child a positive introduction to dance. The children will showcase a dance combining all of the techniques they have learned at the final class. This class is great for boy and girls. Tap shoes required. *No class Feb. 18.

Fee: $90 Res. / $99 Non-Res. Course # 72176 When Jan. 19, 9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.; Sat. (8 classes) Age 7 - 15 Years Location Polar Ice

Fee: $62 Res. / $71 Non-Res. Course # 72346 When Jan. 28, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Mon. (6 classes) Age 5 - 7 Years Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

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Special Interest Classes - Youth Steppin Out - Hip Hop / Cheer In this energized class you will learn cheerleading basics such as arm movements, jumps and stunts. You will also learn the newest hip hop dance styles and tricks that you see on TV. *No class Feb. 18. Fee: Age Location

$62 Res. / $71 Non-Res. 7-12 Years Peoria Community Center

Course # 72496 When Jan. 26, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Sat. (6 classes) Course # 72354 When Jan. 28, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.; Mon. (6 classes)

Steppin Out - Performance Dance Wanna be a star? This dance program combines various aspects of the arts such as dancing, singing, and acting into one fun class! Students will learn performances routines that showcase the skills they learn. Wear comfortable clothes. Ballet, jazz, or tennis shoes recommended. No experience necessary! *No class Feb. 18. Fee: $62 Res. / $71 Non-Res. Course # 72362 When Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Mon. (6 classes) Age 6 - 12 Years Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Tennis - 8 and Under Students will be trained using the newest guidelines set by the USTA (United States Tennis Association.) Smaller racquets, special balls, smaller nets, and 36 ft courts make learning basic tennis skills easier for younger children. Students participate in play-based drills and basic skill development, while enjoying an introduction to tennis! Loaner racquets are available from center. Class held at Paseo Racquet Center, 6268 W. Thunderbird. Fee: $49 Res. / $58 Non-Res. Course # 72393 When Jan. 14, 5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Mon., Wed. (8 classes) Age 4 - 8 Years Location Paseo Racquet Center

Tennis - 9 & 10’s Students learn introductory tennis skills, using the new guidelines set by USTA (United States Tennis Association.) Developmentally appropriate sized equipment and smaller (60 ft) court make learning tennis fun and successful for youth. Loaner racquets provided. Class held at Paseo Racquet Center, 6268 W. Thunderbird. Fee: $59 Res. / $68 Non-Res. Course # 72394 When Jan. 14, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.; Mon., Wed. (8 classes) Age 9 - 10 Years Location Paseo Racquet Center

After-School Classes

Young Rembrandts After-School Drawing Program (Grades 1-6) Young Rembrandts’ step-by-step drawing method and experienced instructors can teach every child how to draw, regardless of artistic ability, resulting in creative expression skills that will last a lifetime! This innovative method empowers students to express their imagination while improving their motor skills and the ability to stay on task. All materials are provided and new subject matter is introduced every week, including lessons in art history, still life, drawing animals, figure drawing and more. Students take home a new project every week. *Students meet instructor in front of school office each day before class. *If your child is registered for AMPM, notify staff. *No class on school holidays/breaks. Fee: Age

$93 Res. / $102 Non-Res. 6 - 12 Years

Course # 72452 When Jan. 29, 3:50 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.; Tues. (7 classes) Location Paseo Verde School Course # 72454 When Jan. 29, 3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.; Tues. (7 classes) Location Frontier School Course # 72456 When Jan. 29, 3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.; Tues. (7 classes) Location Vistancia Elementary School Course # 72457 When Jan. 29, 3:50 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.; Tues. (7 classes) Location Parkridge Elementary School Course # 72459 When Jan. 29, 3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.; Tues. (7 classes) Location Apache School Course # 72455 When Jan. 30, 3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.; Wed. (7 classes) Location Coyote Hills School Course # 72460 When Jan. 30, 3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.; Wed. (7 classes) Location Oasis School Course # 72462 When Jan. 30, 3:50 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.; Wed. (7 classes) Location Zuni Hills

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Special Interest Classes - Youth, Teen, Adult Classes Fencing - Intermediate (Youth/Adult) Guitar for All Ages - Level II Take your fencing skills to the next level in this intermediate class, geared for all ages who have completed the Intro Fencing class. We’ll learn more advanced skills and maneuvers and build on what we learned in the beginner class. $10 supply fee due to instructor at first class for fencing glove (or you may bring your own.)

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Fee: $68 Res. / $77 Non-Res. Course # 72123 When Jan. 18, 6:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.; Fri. (8 classes) Age 10 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Fencing for Beginners - Teen/Adult RecConnect www.peoriaaz.gov/recreation To Register (623) 773-7137 Heather Duffett Special Interest Classes Supervisor Heather.Duffett@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-8625 Andrea Traganza Recreation Coordinator Andrea.Traganza@peoriaaz.gov (623) 773-8623

Explore the western martial art of Fencing, a competitive sport featured at the Olympic Games! The art and sport of fencing involves individual play, strategic problem-solving, and physical fitness. You’ll learn basic fencing techniques, swordsmanship, how to duel, fundamental footwork, and more! Enjoy a great workout while learning this unique sport! $10 supply fee due to instructor at first class for fencing glove.

Take your basic guitar skills to the next level as you build on the skills learned in the Level I class. Learn even more chords and strums, Barre chords, power chords, and begin reading tab at more advanced level. Instructor Gene Moore has over 40 years of teaching guitar and performing experience. Students must have completed Gene Moore’s Level II class prior to registering for this Level II class (no exceptions). Electric guitars ok - no amp. Fee: $79 Res. / $88 Non-Res. Course # 73400 When Jan. 17, 7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Thur. (8 classes) Age 12 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Karate & Tae Kwon Do - Beginner Learn this combination of two of the most well known martial arts, Japanese Shotokan Karate and Korean Tae Kwon Do. Students may test for advancement and new belts. No special clothing required for the first 3 months. *No class during last week of Dec. or first week of Jan. Age Location

7 & Up Peoria Community Center

Fee: $68 Res. / $77 Non-Res. Course # 72124 When Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.; Wed. (8 classes) Age 12 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Fee: $30 Res. / $39 Non-Res. Course # 72200 When Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.; Tues., Thur. (6 classes)

Guitar For All Ages

Fee: $40 Res. / $49 Non-Res. Course # 72202 When Feb. 5, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.; Tues., Thur. (8 classes)

Even if you have never picked-up a guitar or you can only strum a few chords, this beginner class is for you! Learn various chords, simple melodies and how to strum different rhythms. You do not need to be able to read music for this class. $5 supply fee due to instructor at first class. Bring a guitar, pick, and 3- ring notebook (guitars may be rented from instructor for $20 for the six weeks). Classes held at the Ramada Inn, 8955 W. Grand Avenue. Fee: $65 Res. / $74 Non-Res. Course # 72157 When Jan. 26, 11 a.m. - Noon; Sat. (6 classes) Age 10 & Up Location Ramada Inn

Guitar for All Ages - Level I Do you want to become the next Segovia, Atkins, or Van Halen? This 8-week course for beginners will teach you how to read music and tab, how to tune your guitar, and basic chords and strums. Bring your own guitar to class. Once you master the basics, you’ll be ready to progress to the Level II class, offered next session! $7 materials fee due to instructor on first day of class - includes take-home practice book. Instructor Gene Moore has over 40 years of teaching guitar and performing experience. (Electric guitars ok - no amp.) *No class Feb. 14. Fee: $79 Res. / $88 Non-Res. Course # 72158 When Jan. 17, 5:45 p.m. - 7 p.m.; Thur. (8 classes) Age 12 & Up Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

Fee: $40 Res. / $49 Non-Res. Course # 72483 When Jan. 8, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.; Tues., Thur. (8 classes)

Karate & Tae Kwon Do - Intermediate Advance with instructor permission or prior beginner experience. 3-month program. *No class during last week of Dec. or 1st week Jan. Fee: $117 Res. / $126 Non-Res. Course # 72204 When Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Tues., Thur. (22 classes) Age 8 & Up Location Peoria Community Center

Learn the New CPR - CCC/AED Training Be a ‘lifesaver!’ Learn the new CPR technique called ‘Continuous Chest Compression’ (CCC). Unlike the ‘old’ CPR, it’s easy and requires no mouth-to-mouth contact. Learn how to respond to a cardiac emergency, perform chest compressions and use an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator.) This is a non-certification class. Fee: Age

FREE Res. / $10 Non-Res. 12 & Up

Course # 72219 When Jan. 26, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Sat. (1 class) Location Peoria Community Center Course # 72487 When March 2, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Sat. (1 class) Location Rio Vista Recreation Center

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The Peoria Youth Advisory Board is currently accepting applications. The nineteen member board advices the City Council, through the City Manager, on recreation programs, events, facilities and proposals pertaining to youth within the community. Volunteer opportunities are available throughout the year at many of the City special events. Board members participate in fundraising efforts to support the Youth Advisory Board Mini Grant program. Grants are awarded twice a year to local youth groups or organizations in Peoria. Qualifying members are given the opportunity to attend the National League of Cities Congress each year. Representatives are chosen by members of the City council and meet once a month. Applicants must be 12 - 17 years old and live within The City of Peoria city limits. Youth interested in the Youth Advisory Board should contact the City Clerk’s office at (623) 773-7340 or Teen Services at (623) 773-8627. On-line application is available at www.peoriaaz.gov/teenteam.

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Seniors General Policies

Class General Policies

Registration for trips is on a first come, first served basis. PAYMENT IS DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION. Times, and occasionally prices, are subject to change. Cancellations: For events where a ticket has been purchased or space booked from an outside agency (theater, travel company, etc.) we cannot issue a full refund, we can only try to resell your ticket, or you may sell it yourself. In some cases, a partial refund will be mailed to you in approximately 3 - 4 weeks. Transportation is by school bus, City van or charter bus. All trips require a minimum number of registrations. Arrive at least 15 minutes before departure time.

• Assume you are registered and attend the first class. • NO confirmations will be sent. • Other than Parent Tot classes, parents remain outside the classroom. • Non-registered individuals are not allowed to attend classes.

Ramada and Field Rentals Park ramadas, softball fields and multi-purpose fields are available to rent. Call (623) 773-7137 for more information.

Five Easy Ways to Register! • Visit RecConnect at www.peoriaaz.gov/recreation - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with credit or debit card • Walk in to the Community Services Department offices at 9875 N. 85th Ave., Mon. to Thur., 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. • Call the Community Services Department at (623) 773-7137, Mon. to Thur., 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. • Mail in registration form below to the Community Services Department, 9875 N. 85th Ave, Peoria, 85345 • Fax in registration form below to the Community Services Department, (623) 773-7180

Registration Form Last Name (main contact)__________________________________ First Name______________________________ Family E-mail___________________________________________ Phone #_______________________________ Address _______________________________________________ City _______________________ Zip__________ Participant Name

Birth date

Sex

Course #

Activity

Fee

Special Request

Total Fee

Total Fees enclosed ________________________________ Check # ______________ Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express ______________________________________________________________ Waiver of Liability I/we hereby release and forever discharge the City of Peoria an Arizona municipal corporation, its elected and appointed officials, directors officers, boards commissions, agents representatives, servants, and employees, and any and all other persons, firms, or corporations who are or might be liable, from any and all claims of any kind of character which I/we have or may have against them due to my participation, or my child’s participation in a City of Peoria recreation program. This waiver includes all damages, looses, costs, expense and injuries that allegedly occur during the course of this recreation program IN that regard, I/we consent to indemnify, defend and hold harmless to the fullest extent permitted by law the foregoing persons and entities from any loss or damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees and litigation expenses, which may be incurred by them in the event any such claims are asserted against them or any of them. I/we understand that medical claims are my/our responsibility. This waiver does not extend to any such claim or liability that is caused by the sole and exclusive intentional acts or gross negligence of the City of Peoria or its officers.

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Registration & General Information Information Line (623) 773-7137

Class Locations CC

Peoria Community Center 8335 W. Jefferson

RVP

Rio Vista Park 8866 W. Thunderbird Rd.

RVRC

Rio Vista Recreation Center 8866 W. Thunderbird Rd. (Loop 101 & Thunderbird Rd.)

SFC

Sunrise Family Center 21303 N. 86th Dr.

SRB

Sunrise Retention Basin 21200 N. 86th Dr. (South of Sunrise Family Center off 86th Dr)

SRML

Sunrise Library 21109 N 98th Ave.

WC

Women’s Club 10381 W. 84th Ave.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee 9875 N. 85th Ave. Peoria, AZ 85345 Mon. to Thur., 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Have registration and credit card information. The Community Services Department guarantees 100% satisfaction for all recreation programs If you are not completely satisfied with the activities and programs offered, we will assist you in the following ways: Transfer

you to another activity or class immediately.

Credit

your account in the computer immediately which then can be used by any family member for any recreation program in the future.

Refund

your money. If you paid by credit or debit card, the amount will be credited to your account. There will be no cash refunds. If you paid by cash or check, refunds take approximately three to four weeks to process and will be mailed to the address on the registration form. Refund checks will be made payable to the head of the household unless otherwise directed.

For all schools and park addresses, see map.

NO refunds, credits or transfer will be issued after the program or session has concluded. Refunds will be given for registration fees only.

Notice to Persons with Disabilities The City of Peoria Community Services Department strives to make its programs, services and facilities accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request an accommodation that would allow you or a family member with a disability to participate successfully in a program, contact the Community Services Department at (623) 773-7137 and request that an application for accommodation be mailed to you. The city requires two weeks to implement a reasonable accommodation. Participation in a desired program may not begin until the request for accommodation has been thoroughly reviewed. Therefore, complete an application two or more weeks prior to a desired start date.

Resident Rate If where you permanently reside or live is located within the corporate limits of the City of Peoria and you pay property taxes to the City, you are eligible for the resident rate.  Proof of residency is required at the time of registration.  Acceptable proof is a copy of your property tax statement showing the physical location of your residence or we can look this up at www.maricopa.gov.

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City of Peoria Youth Scholarship Program Community Services Department How Can My Child Participate in the Scholarship Program? Overview The City of Peoria Community Services Department offers recreation programs which are supported by user fees paid by participants for each program in which they register. The Community Services Department is committed to making its programs accessible and affordable to all the citizens of Peoria. The Youth Scholarship Program enables the Community Services Department to fulfill this commitment. Eligibility Requirements To qualify for reduced fees, the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of the participant must meet the following guidelines: 1. Participate in a state or federal assistance program: • Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) • Supplemental Security Disability • Insurance (SSDI) • Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) • Reduced Lunch Program/Free Lunch Program • Subsidized Housing (HUD) • Department of Economic Security (DES) • State Foster Care Program OR 2. Annual Income within federal HUD low-income guidelines.

Guidelines • Four requests per youth per calendar year or $150 per youth per calendar year. • Scholarships are for youth, ages 18 and younger. • The Youth Scholarship Program is limited to City of Peoria residents only. Proof of residency is required (water bill, utility bill, lease agreement, etc.). • All participants in the Youth Scholarship Program must pay a minimum of $5 per program to be registered. • Scholarships are issued for registration fees only, all supplies and other costs are the participant’s responsibility. • Parents whose annual income falls within federal HUD low income guidelines will be considered for scholarships in the following increments: 20%, 40%, 60% & 80% • Documentation of guardianship, participation in a state or federal assistance program and/or annual income must be supplied before a scholarship may be awarded. Documentation for annual income must be from the previous year’s Federal and State income with attached W-2 wage statement tax forms. Documentation is valid for one calendar year (Jan. – Dec.). • Peoria Youth Scholarships are not available for DES funded programs such as the AM/ PM Program and Summer Camp. Contact DES at (602) 771-0014 to find out more information on how to apply for assistance through their agency. • Special cases will be reviewed on an individual basis. • Programs/classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment. In addition, there is limited availability in some programs/classes due to registration levels.

Youth Scholarship Application PARENT OR GUARDIAN NAME

RELATIONSHIP TO CHILD

PARENT OR GUARDIAN’S ADDRESS STATE

ZIP

PHONE (HOME)

FAMILY’S MONTHLY GROSS INCOME (ALL SOURCES) REQUESTED SCHOLARSHIP

PHONE (WORK)

NUMBER OF ADULTS IN HOUSEHOLD

NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN HOUSEHOLD

Have you used this program in the past? q Yes q no

PARTICIPANT’S NAME

PARTICIPANT’S NAME

ACTIVITY

FEE

PARTICIPANT’S NAME

ACTIVITY

FEE

PARTICIPANT’S NAME

ACTIVITY

FEE

ACTIVITY

FEE

PARENT/GUARDIAN’S SIGNATURE

DATE

For Office Use Only Total amount of requested Scholarship $________

Type of documentation provided:

Fee Structure:

q Aid to families with dependent children (AFDC)

q State Foster Care Papers

q $5

q 20%

q Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

q Tax Return – Year __________

q 40%

q 60%

q Supplemental Security Disability

q Guardianship Papers

q 80%

q Insurance (SSDI)

Amount granted by Department $_____________

q Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

Amount to be paid by Participant $____________

q Reduced Lunch Program/Fee Lunch Program

APPROVED BY____________________________

q Subsidized Housing (HUD)

DATE___________________________________

q Department of Economic Security (DES)

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