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Park & Recreation Winter & Spring 2013 | Activities Guide

January – May

Family Section Classes for the whole family to enjoy! Pages 10–12

More than 60 Classes Camps, Fitness, Dance, Art, Finance & More!

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S w i mming With W ichita Park & Rec reation

Top 5 Reasons why learning to swim is important! Prevents childhood obesity Improves strength, flexibility and coordination Excellent cardiovascular workout Improves emotional health—very relaxing Swim lessons help gain confidence

Wichita Public Pools offers Learn to Swim classes for

Join a Swim Team! • Be a part of a team • Create new friendships • Develop sportsmanship & goal setting skills

Pa re nt s& ages 3 – 5 Tot

• Build self esteem

TOTS ages 3–

• Both recreational & competitive opportunities available

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• No previous swim team experience necessary

Youth 6+

Spring Registration

To learn more about Learn to Swim and joining a Swim Team, visit wichita.gov/city offices/park. Registration information will be posted in the spring.

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Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

A DULTS Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

General Info Winter / Spring 2013 Activities Guide Wichita Park & Recreation is located at 455 North Main, 11th floor Wichita, KS 67202. Please call (316)-268-4361, Monday–Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for information pertaining to the activities guide. Please review Wichita Park & Rec. policies on page 46

Class Listing Information: Class Ages (Unless noted otherwise)

Number of Classes

Skill Levels E—for Everyone of all skill levels I —Intermediate Level B—Beginner Level A—Advanced Level

TOTS: Ages 3–5 YOUTH: Ages 6–12 ADULTS: Ages 16+ ACTIVE ADULTS: Ages 55+

The number of classes in a session is listed next to the right of the location of the class in each listing. Winter Classes are in navy Spring Classes are in pink

All winter classes start the week of January 14. Some classes and workshops may start later in the winter session. These start dates are listed next to the number of classes. Example: 1-1/19 All spring classes start the week of March 25. Some classes and workshops may start later in the spring session. These start dates are listed next to the number of classes. Example: 4-4/25 Registration for both winter and spring classes begins Dec. 26 Learn the three easy ways to register on page 46. Find the registration form on page 47

Table of Contents

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General Info Fitness/ Rec Centers Watson Park Athletics Kids Konnection Specialty Camps Family Grandparents & Me Family Sports Family Dance Family Martial Arts Family Beauty Family Cooking Family Music Family Arts & Crafts Tots Dance & Cheer Tots Fitness Tots Sports Tots Cooking Tots Martial Arts Tots Special Interest Tots Holiday Workshops Tots Theater Tots Art Youth Dance & Cheer Youth Theater Youth Sports Youth Fitness Youth Martial Arts Youth Arts & Crafts Youth Cooking

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Youth Outdoors/Nature Youth Photography Youth Languages Youth Special Interest Youth Girl Scout Badges Youth Boy Scout Badges Adults Fitness Adults Sports Adults Martial Arts Adults Beauty Adults Dance Adults Home Improvement Adults Finance Adults Garden Adults Nature Adults Cooking Adults Special Interest Adults Art Adults photography Adults Languages Adults Hobbies and Leisure Active Adults Fitness Active Adults Photography Active Adults Sports Active Adults Special Interest Facility rentals Riverside Tennis Center Special Populations Policies Registration

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Fitness / Recreation Centers Recreation Center Addresses Admin/Athletic Office 455 N. Main (67202) 316.268.4361

Boston

Supervised weight room facility with free weights, various exercise machines for maintaining or improving muscle mass, strength and toning.

2820 S. Roosevelt (67210) 316.303.8023 (within Colvin School)

Hours: M–Th 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm & Fri 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Fee: $2 per visit or $27 for 10 weeks

Edgemoor

5815 E. 9th St. (67208) 316.688.9392

Orchard

Fitness Center includes 14 cardio machines, cardio theater and a weights area. Lockers are available; plus one free personal trainer consultation with purchase of a membership.

Evergreen

2700 N. Woodland (67204) 316.303.8036

Hours: M–F 8:00am – 8:00 pm Fees: $20 a month for Single Adult $35 a month for Family (2 adults, 2 kids same household) $15 a month for Active Adults 55+ $25 a month Youth ages 13 – 17 $10 a month for persons registered in additional Orchard classes $4 drop in fee

Linwood

1901 S. Kansas (67211) 316.337.9191

Lynette Woodard 2750 E. 18th St. (67214) 316.303.8015

Personal Fitness Training

Work one-on-one with an ACE certified personal trainer to help meet your personal fitness goals through diet and exercise. Appointment required. Private, couple and group sessions are available. Please contact Orchard or Lynette Woodard Recreation Centers for more information. Must have fitness membership to obtain personal training packages at Orchard Recreation Center.

McAdams

1329 E. 9th St. (67214) 316.337.9222

O.J. Watson Park

3022 S. McLean Blvd. (67217) 316.529.9940

Individual Couple

Orchard

4808 W. 9th St. (67212) 316.337.9244

Ralph Wulz Riverside Tennis Center

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Supervised weight room facility with Paramount fitness equipment including free weights, heavy bag and various exercise machines for maintaining or improving muscle mass, strength and toning.

Lynette Woodard

Colvin

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Evergreen

Hours: M–F 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Fee: $2 per visit or $27 for 10 weeks

6655 E. Zimmerly (67207) 316.688.9301

551 Nims (67203) 316.337.9257

Fitness Centers

Each additional 3+

1hr

$25

$35

$35 + 10 each

2hr

$45

$55

$55 + 10 each

3hr

$70

$80

$80 + 10 each

4hr

$85

$95

$95 + 10 each

Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

O.J. Watson Park 3022 S. McLean Blvd. • 316-529-9940 Watson Park offers a variety of fun opportunities for the whole family such as an 18-hole miniature golf course, sand volleyball courts, pony rides, and pedal boats. Also climb aboard for a fun train ride around the park and enjoy the beautiful scenery. If you like to fish, Watson Park has you covered! Lakes are fully stocked with a variety of fish and you can purchase bait and tackle at the concession stand. Kansas fishing license is required.

Park Schedule Winter Schedule Nov. 1 – March 22 Daily 8a – 4p

Ride Hours

Closed for Winter

Spring/Summer Schedule

March 23 Daily 8a–10p Ride Hours Monday – Friday from 5p– 8p Saturday & Sunday from noon–8p

Easter Funanza & Egg Hunt Kids will have fun hunting for eggs to fill their baskets then it’s off to get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny! Saturday March 23rd Ages 2–4 @ 10:00–10:30 Ages 5–7 @ 10:40–11:10 Ages 8–10 @ 11:20–11:50 For more details about the event contact Watson Park today!  

Other activities will include:  • Moonbounces

• Jelly Bean counting contest

• Train rides from 10a – noon

• Prize give-a-way

• Small Smiles activity

• Easter themed miniature golf

• Touch a Truck

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ATHLETIcS Adult & Youth Sports Leagues

Men’s and Coed Spring League Softball Registration Begins: January 7th Registration Ends: Friday, March 1st Season Starts: Sunday, March 17th Price per team: $435 ($15 Late Registration fee)

Locations: South Lakes & West Side Athletic Fields Description: Teams will play double headers on the night of their choice. Competitive and recreational leagues will be offered each available night of play. Season will consist of 12 games. Tuesday – Friday games play 6:30 – 9:30pm. Saturday games play 5 – 8 PM. Men’s Leagues Play: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday** Coed Leagues Play: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday*, Saturday*, Sunday** *These leagues will be played at West Side Athletic Field. ** We offer both early and late sessions on Sunday. The early session plays their games in the 1 – 4 PM time range. Late session plays 5 – 8 PM.

Men’s and Coed Summer League Softball Registration Begins: Monday, April 1st Registration Ends: Thursday, May 9th Season Starts: Friday, May 31st Price per team: $480 ($15 late registration fee)

Locations: South Lakes, West Side Athletic Field & West Douglas Park Description: Teams will play double headers on the night of their choice. Competitive and recreational leagues will be offered each available night of play. Season consists of 12 games. Tuesday –Friday games play 6:30 – 9:30pm. Saturday games play 5 – 8 PM. Men’s Leagues Play: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday***, Sunday** Coed Leagues Play: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday*, Saturday*, Sunday** Women’s League Play: Wednesday* Men’s Church League Play: Tuesday*, Thursday* Coed Church League Play: Monday* *- These leagues will be played at West Side Athletic Field. ** We offer both early and late sessions on Sunday. *** Friday Men’s League is played at West Douglas Park. The early session plays their games in the 1 – 4 PM time range. Late session plays 5 – 8 PM.

Junior & Senior Rookie Leagues

Registration Begins: January 7th Registration Ends: May 10th Season Starts: May 28th Price per team: $1200/team

Locations: West Side Athletic Field & McAdams Baseball Field Description: The City of Wichita Rookie Leagues is highly competitive; leagues are for the area’s top High School baseball talent. The Junior Rookie League is for players 16 and under; the Senior Rookie League is for players 19 and under. Only 8 teams in each league will be accepted.

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Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

Spring League 7 on 7 Adult Flag Football Registration Begins: January 7th Registration Ends: Friday, March 1st Season Starts: Saturday, March 16th Price per team: $350

Boys Youth Baseball

Registration Begins: January 7th Registration Ends: Friday, March 29th Season Starts: Monday, April 22nd Location: Planeview Description: Youth may be signed up individually, or established teams are welcome to join. Individuals will be placed on teams based on their location within the city. Coaches are all volunteers. Season consists of 14 games. All players receive a free game jersey. Boys 8 & under: $45 Boys 10 & under: $55 Boys 12 & under: $55 Boys 14 & under: $60

Girls Youth Softball

Registration Begins: January 7th Registration Ends: May 10th Season Starts: May 28th

Locations: South Lakes Football Field Description: Season includes 8 regular season games plus post-season tournament

Youth Lacrosse

Registration Begins: January 7th Registration Ends: March 8th Season Starts: March 23rd Price per person: $55 ($20 loaner equipment available) Locations: Stryker Sports Complex Description: Come join the fastest growing youth sport in the nation! Wichita Park & Recreation Department is once again offering a quality lacrosse program with coaches that have years of experience. Experience for yourself what lacrosse is all about! 

Location: West Side Athletic Field #1 Description: Youth may be signed up individually, or established teams are welcome to join. Individuals will be placed on teams based on their location within the city. Coaches are all volunteers. Season consists of 8 games and a post-season tournament. All players receive a free game jersey. Girls 12 & under: $45 Girls 15 & under: $60 or $600 for full team registration Girls 18 & under: $60 or $600 for full team registration

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Kids

Konnection Kids Konnection provides the working parent a safe and affordable option for in-service days that kids will enjoy. Each day will be filled with a variety of activities including sports, games, contests, arts & crafts, and special events. Campers should bring their own lunch and drink daily, but a morning and afternoon snack is provided. Kids Konnection will be held from 7a–6p. The daily fee is $18 per child and the SRS Vision Card is accepted at all locations. This camp, licensed by the KDHE, is open to children ages 6–13. Please notify the Wichita Park & Recreation if you need special accommodations to participate in our programs.

Kids Konnection is offered on the following days and locations: Date Jan. 21 Feb. 18 Feb. 19 March 14–15 March 18–22 April 18–19

Location Linwood Linwood Edgemoor, Evergreen, Linwood, Orchard Edgemoor, Evergreen, Linwood, Orchard Edgemoor, Evergreen, Linwood, Orchard Edgemoor, Evergreen, Linwood, Orchard

*Emergency Information, authorization for pick up forms and liability waiver must be submitted prior to the first date of attendance. Download the forms at wichita.gov or a copy can be provided at registration.

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Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

Specialty Camps

Avenger Training | 3/19 | 166385 J oin the legion of superheroes! Every

superhero has to learn to use their powers correctly when fighting crime. Flex your muscles and test your mental skills while fighting for truth and justice.

Hogwarts Academy | 3/20 | 166580

Campers will take part in a number of wizarding activities such as Potion Making, Defense against the Dark Arts, Muggle Magic, Magical Creatures, Quidditch and plenty of games that will give them chances to earn points for their houses. Wonka’s Chocolate Factory | 3/21 | 166819

These themed camps for ages 6–12 will release your child’s imagination! All activities are related directly to the theme and will engage your child with physical and intellectual challenges, crafts and interactive games. A great change of pace for those in in-service school days and there’s something for everyone! Daily fee is $21 and is held from 8am–5pm at the Boston Recreation Center. SRS vision card is not accepted for this program.

Calling all Oompah Loompahs and anyone else who loves making and eating sweets! This day will focus on making mouth watering treats like chocolate pops, cookies that taste like Reeses, chocolate covered cherries and more! We’ll take time to play some fun Wonka games, too!

Survivor Camp | 3/14 | 166757

The ultimate camp experience! Each team will participate in physical challenges along with mental contests such as puzzles, riddles and memory games as they try to outwit, outlast and outplay their fellow campers. A great team building experience.

Jedi Training | 3/15 | 166592

Come to a galaxy far away and earn your place on the Jedi Council. Take part in Star Wars activities and games, experience the true training of a Jedi, learn to use the force and develop sword training skills! Come help restore the Jedi Order.

Creative Treasures | 3/18 | 166487

Project Runway Camp | 3/22 | 166648 Do you have a passion for fashion? Campers will create some fierce fashion accessories, design their own T-shirt, learn about makeup and hair styling, and receive modeling tips.

Spark your creativity through a variety of crafts and art experiences such as polymer clay, friendship bracelets, beaded jewelry, and more.

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Family Wichita Park & Recreation encourages families to participate in recreational and educational classes together. There are many classes that allow for a mixture of age ranges. Register as an individual or choose from a variety of classes below where parents, grandparents and kids can create memories that will last a lifetime!

Winter Nature Crafts

Pull your sleeves up and get ready to turn sticks into wonderful works of art. Show your creative side by painting brightly colored twig letters to personalize your bedroom or living space. You will also make a keepsake bark rubbing picture with a white washed twig frame. Register at any recreation center. Parental supervision is required. Fee is per child, free for the parent. Offered by Botanica, The Wichita Gardens, 701 N. Amidon. Ages 3–12. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168550 Botanica B 1/26 Sa 10:00a–12:00p $12

SPORTS Archery

Aim, set, release! Learn archery fundamentals, shooting skills and safe conduct. Offered by Wichita Shooting Stars, 3999 E. 71st Street South. Register at any recreation center. Ages 8+.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167454 Archery Rge B 9 M 6:15p–7:45p $36 167455 Archery Rge B 9 Tu 6:15p–7:45p $36

Bicycle Safety Clinic

GRANDPARENT & ME One-Day Workshops

Grand Kansas Day

Kansas sunflowers, Kansas wheat and Kansas grandkids are really neat! Spend some quality family time listening to stories and poems about our great state. Take a turn a writing your own poem, make a project with sunflowers seeds and wheat and enjoy a home-grown snack. Fee is per child, free for the adult. Ages 3+. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166569 Watson E 1/26 Sa 1:00p–3:00p $12

Make a Gourd Birdhouse

This class is for the birds…literally! Each child will make a bird house designed for the Wren, which is a common small backyard bird in Wichita. Kids will have fun drilling holes, cleaning out the inside, and sanding the outside of an apple gourd. Hang the birdhouse from a tree in your yard and together you’ll enjoy watching the birds nest, hatch and learn to fly. Two children may register per adult. Fee is per child, free for the adult. Instructed by staff from the Great Plains Nature Center. Ages 6–12.

May is Bicycle Safety Month so get street smart! This clinic includes a safety inspection of each participant’s bicycle along with a short safety lecture about the rules of the road and training on a miniature chalk street course. Then put those skills to the test on a supervised ride along the Linwood bike trail. Bring your own bikes and helmets along to this great family activity. Helmets are mandatory. Meet at softball parking lot immediately north of recreation center. Offered by the Bike Cave and Wichita Bike/ Walk Alliance. Ages 6 to adult.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167459 Linwood B 5/4 Sa 9:00a–11:30a $7

SNAG Golf

Starting New at Golf (SNAG) contains all the basic elements of golf, but in a modified form featuring its own simplified rules and terminology. Using a special ball that has a limited distance, SNAG allows for full shots, pitching, chipping, and putting. Class held at Auburn Hills Golf Course, 443 S. 135th Street West. Register at any recreation center. Parent participation is required. Fee is per child, free for adult. Ages 6–12. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167369 Auburn Hills B 6-4/2 Tu 5:00p–6:30p $50

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B 2/23 Sa 1:00p–2:15p $12 166610 Orchard

Mother’s Day Tea

It’s tea time! Celebrate Mother’s Day with that special parent, grandparent or aunt with an afternoon of crafts, dancing, musical instruments and of course, tea! Enjoy scrumptious finger sandwiches, veggies and mini cupcakes. Your keepsake tea cup will be a wonderful reminder of the special day. Fee is per person. Ages 3-12. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 169087 Boston B 5/11 Sa 1:00p–3:00p $12

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Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

WATER SPORTS LEARN TO ROW

Offered by the Wichita Rowing Association Students will be required to wear a personal flotation device unless providing proof of passing a basic swim test. Go to wichita.gov and download the swim test form from the Wichita Park & Recreation homepage. Ages 14+.

Introduction to Rowing

Now’s your chance to learn about rowing! Experienced members of the Association will introduce you to the types of boats, rowing terminology and the correct rowing style. River conditions permitting, enjoy an opportunity to row on the Arkansas River. Meet by Indoor Tennis Courts at Riverside Tennis Center. Class meets from 9am–noon. Maximum 10 students.

Barcode Date 167467 April 20

Price: $30 (total of 3 class hours)

Sculling

Hit the water and learn to row in a sculling boat over five classes! Class starts with an introduction to rowing, terminology and boat identification. Proper form and techniques are demonstrated and practiced prior to actually rowing on the Arkansas River. M, W, and F class is from 6–8 pm. Sa class is from 9 am–noon. Meet by Indoor Tennis Courts at Ralph Wulz Riverside Tennis Center. Maximum 6 students.

Barcode Date 168450 April 5, 6, 8, 10, 13 167464 May 10, 11, 13, 15, 18

Price: $110 (total of 12 class hours) $110 (total of 12 class hours)

DANCE Get your boots a scootin’! Learn the most popular dances such as the Tush Push, Twister and the Watermelon Crawl. Add new steps to favorites in the intermediate class. Children ages 9 and above may attend with a parent. Day Tu Th Th Tu Th Th

Time 6:30p–7:30p 6:30p–7:30p 7:45p–8:45p 6:30p–7:30p 6:30p–7:30p 7:45p–8:45p

Price $34 $34 $34 $34 $34 $34

Line Dance Mixer

Show off your line dance skills at this special event. Preregistration is appreciated. Ages 9+. Child must be accompanied by parent. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167463 Orchard E 1-4/22 Su 2:00p–4:00p $4

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Chinese Internal Boxing

Learn ancient Chinese martial arts, including boxing, kicking and self defense tactics. Must take Beginner’s class and receive instructor approval before taking the Intermediate class. A fun family class for ages 12+.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166469 Linwood I 7 166470 Linwood B 7 166955 Linwood I 9 166956 Linwood B 9

Day M M M M

Time 5:30p–7:00p 7:00p–8:15p 5:30p–7:00p 7:00p–8:15p

Price $26 $22 $34 $28

Self-Defense Workshop

Be prepared to protect yourself in the event of a dangerous situation! Learn a variety of techniques to use in response to various attack scenarios such as use of pressure points, blocks, kicks and punches. Expect some hand-to-hand contact while practicing these control methods. Ages 8+.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166703 Evergreen E 1-1/19 166702 Linwood E 1-1/19 167119 Edgemoor E 1-3/23 167118 Evergreen E 1-5/4 167117 Linwood E 1-3/30

Day Sa Sa Sa Sa Sa

Time Price 10:00a–12:00p $9 9:00a–12:00p $14 9:00a–12:00p $14 10:00a–12:00p $9 9:00a–12:00p $14

Tae Kwon Do

Country Line Dance

Barcode Location Level Classes 166486 Linwood B 9 166485 Orchard B 9 166484 Orchard I 9 166969 Linwood B 9 166968 Orchard B 9 166967 Orchard I 9

MARTIAL ARTS

Work your way up the martial arts ladder! Develop physical agility and self-discipline through basic techniques while learning respect for yourself and others. Belt advancement opportunities are available. This is a great class for the entire family! Ages 6+.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day 166766 Colvin B 14 Tu/Th 166760 Edgemoor B 18 Tu/Th 166763 Edgemoor I 18 Tu/Th 166768 Evergreen B 18 Tu/Th 166761 Linwood B 16 M/Th 166758 Linwood I 16 M/Th 166764 Orchard B 16 M/W 166765 Orchard I 16 M/W 167159 Colvin B 14 Tu/Th 167154 Edgemoor B 18 Tu/Th 167156 Edgemoor I 18 Tu/Th 167160 Evergreen B 18 Tu/Th 167155 Linwood B 18 M/Th 167153 Linwood I 18 M/Th 167157 Orchard B 18 M/W 167158 Orchard I 18 M/W

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Time 6:30p–7:30p 6:15p–7:15p 7:15p–8:15p 6:30p–7:30p 6:45p–7:45p 7:45p–8:45p 6:30p–7:30p 7:30p–8:30p 6:30p–7:30p 6:15p–7:15p 7:15p–8:15p 6:30p–7:30p 6:45p–7:45p 7:45p–8:45p 6:30p–7:30p 7:30p–8:30p

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ARTS & CRAFTS Acrylic Painting

Discover your inner Picasso! Students will work at their own pace on individual projects. Instructor will help advance your technique. Bring your own supplies. Ages 13+. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price I 9 F 6:00p–7:45p $51 166463 Edgemoor 166368 Edgemoor I 9 F 6:00p–7:45p $51

Comic Book Art

Zap! Wham! Pow! Learn the whole creative process of creating a comic book from creating and designing your characters, writing a script and finalizing your storyboard. Ages 10+. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167350 Edgemoor B 7 M 6:30p–7:30p $28 166474 Edgemoor B 8 M 6:30p–7:30p $32

BEAUTY Fancy Nails

It’s a party on your nails! Show off your style using new nail trends such as marbling techniques, 3-D designs and discover how to create your own nail prints. Also learn brush stroke techniques along with proper filing and shaping methods. Bring two different colored nail polishes and a top coat. Offered by the Hair & Shampoo Center, 10231 W. 21st Street North, Suite 103. Registration cannot be accepted the day of class. Register at any recreation center. Ages 14+.

Make-It & Take-It Crafts

These crafts are as cute as a button! Create a theme project and learn popular craft techniques while making at least one project during each class. Offered by the Foster Grandparent volunteer program. Ages 6+.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166612 Evergreen B 34 M/W–F 4:30p–5:30p $12 B 36 M/W–F 4:30p–5:30p $12 167086 Evergreen  

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 169502 Hr & Shp Ctr. B 1/27 Su 1:30p–3:00p $8 169503 Hr & Shp Ctr. B 4/14 Su 1:30p–3:00p $8

COOKING Mommy and Me Cupcake Decorating

Making treats with a parent or loved one is always the icing on the cake! Have fun with food and get creative while learning techniques for designing and decorating cupcakes. Adult participation required, maximum of three children per parent. Fee is per child, adults are free. Ages 3–7. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168469 Woodard B 1/19 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $15 168490 Woodard B 3/16 Sa 1:00p–2:30p $15

MUSIC Guitar

Strum your heart out! Learn guitar basics including tuning, strumming chords, understanding guitar charts, tablature and reading music. Student must bring own guitar. Ages 13+.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167461 Linwood B 8 Tu 6:30p–7:30p $33 167462 Linwood B 8 Tu 7:30p–8:30p $33

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Class Ages (Unless noted

otherwise) TOTS: Ages 3–5 YOUTH: Ages 6–12 ADULTS: Ages 16+ ACTIVE ADULTS: Ages 55+

Skill Levels E—for Everyone of all skill levels I —Intermediate Level B—Beginner Level A—Advanced Level

Number of Classes

The number of classes in a session is listed next to the right of the location of the class in each listing.

Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

TOTS

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Music and Motion

Be a rhythm maker! Play musical instruments, sing songs, dance and move to the beat in this class designed to help children learn how to make music as a group. Ages 3–5.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166615 Boston B 4 168463 Orchard B 5 167089 Boston B 4

Day Th W Tu

Time 9:15a–10:00a 9:15a–10:00a 9:15a–10:00a

Price $12 $14 $12

FITNESS

DANCE & CHEER Ballet & Tap

Whirl and twirl into basic ballet positions and show us your happy feet during tap time! Both intermediate and advanced classes perform at a more progressive rate. Requires instructor approval or previous experience. Beginner class ages 3–5. Intermediate and advanced classes ages 4–8.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166387 Edgemoor B 7 M 5:45p–6:30p $22 166388 Edgemoor I 7 M 6:40p–7:25p $22 166389 Edgemoor A 7 M 7:35p–8:20p $22 166394 Linwood B 14-1/28 M 5:45p–6:30p $44 166393 Linwood B 14-1/28 M 6:35p–7:20p $44 166396 Linwood I 14-1/28 M 7:25p–8:10p $44 166395 Linwood B 14-1/29 Tu 10:00a–10:45a $44 166390 Orchard B 9 W 5:45p–6:30p $28 166391 Orchard I 9 W 6:40p–7:25p $28 166392 Orchard A 9 W 7:30p–8:15p $28 166906 Edgemoor B 9 M 5:45p–6:30p $28 166912 Edgemoor I 9 M 6:40p–7:25p $28 166913 Edgemoor A 9 M 7:35p–8:20p $28 166908 Orchard B 9 W 5:45p–6:30p $28 166910 Orchard I 9 W 6:40p–7:25p $28 166911 Orchard A 9 W 7:30p–8:15p $28

Playtime for Toddlers

Toddlers can run, jump, and play to their heart’s content during this playtime. Children will play with toys, scooters, playground balls and other equipment. Parental supervision required. Fee is per child, free for the parent.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day 166639 Boston E 34 Tu–Th 166637 Orchard E 9 F 167103 Boston B 36 Tu-Th 167102 Orchard E 9 F

Time Price 10:30a–12:30p $1/visit 10:30a–12:00p $10 10:30a–12:30p $1/visit 10:30a–12:00p $10

Cheerleading

Rah-Rah-Rah! Show team spirit while learning jumps and cheers. This class is a blast for tiny cheerleaders! Ages 3–5.

Barcode Location Level Classes 168402 Evergreen B 8 166464 Linwood B 8 166465 Orchard B 9 167417 Evergreen B 8 166952 Linwood B 8 166953 Orchard B 9

Day W W Th W W Th

Time 5:45p–6:30p 6:15p–7:00p 6:00p–6:45p 5:45p–6:30p 6:15p–7:00p 6:00p–6:45p

Price $24 $24 $27 $24 $24 $27

Hip Hop for Tots

Cut loose to a hip hop groove and learn about rhythm, movement and direction. Kids will improve their coordination and learn to express themselves through movement games, choreography and fun freestyle dance. Ages 3–6.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166575 Woodard B 5 M 6:00p–6:30p $12 167019 Woodard E 5 M 6:00p–6:30p $12

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TOTS SPORTS Basketball Clinic

Nothing but net! Learn to dribble, pass and shoot through fun drills and activities. Ages 3–5.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166400 Boston B 5 166408 Colvin B 5-1/30 166401 Edgemoor B 5 166406 Evergreen B 5 166402 Evergreen B 5 166409 Orchard B 5 166410 Orchard B 5 166405 Woodard B 4 166917 Boston E 5-4/25 166918 Edgemoor E 5 166921 Evergreen E 5 166919 Evergreen E 5 166924 Orchard B 5 166925 Orchard B 5 166922 Woodard E 5 166920 Woodard E 5

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Time Price 5:30p–6:15p $16 5:00p–5:45p $16 4:30p–5:15p $16 5:00p–5:45p $16 12:00p–12:45p $16 2:45p–3:30p $16 3:45p–4:30p $16 5:00p–5:45p $13 5:30p–6:15p $16 4:30p–5:15p $16 5:00p–5:45p $16 12:00p–12:45p $16 2:45p–3:30p $16 3:45p–4:30p $16 5:00p–5:45p $16 11:30a–12:15p $16

Flag Football

Are you ready for some football? Kids will score big after learning football fundamentals. First week features instruction in rules and game strategies, then it’s game time! Winter class will be held indoors and the spring class will take place outdoors. Fairmount Park, 3500 E. 15th Street North. Register at any recreation center. Ages 3–5.

Barcode Location Level Classes 168480 Woodard B 5 168482 Fairmount B 5 168483 Fairmount B 5

Day Th Sa Sa

Time Price 5:00p–5:45p $16 10:00a–10:45a $16 5:00p–5:45p $16

IT’S GAME TIME A great opportunity for kids to take the skills learned in beginning sports clinics and put them to use in a team setting. Each day, participants will be divided into teams and play structured games. Players must have attended the Wichita Park & Recreation basic skills clinic before registering. Ages 4–6.

Basketball Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166586 Edgemoor B 4-2/19 Tu 4:30p–5:15p $13 167028 Edgemoor B 4-4/30 Tu 4:30p–5:15p $13 Indoor Soccer Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166588 Edgemoor B 3-2/25 M 4:30p–5:15p $10 167030 Edgemoor B 4-4/29 M 4:30p–5:15p $13 Wiffleball Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166590 Edgemoor B 4-2/22 F 4:30p–5:15p $13 167032 Edgemoor B 4-5/3 F 4:30p–5:15p $13

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Football Clinic

Touchdown! This class teaches the fundamentals of football including passing and receiving techniques along with the rules of football. Held indoors. Ages 3–5. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166896 Boston B 5 W 5:30p–6:15p $16 166999 Boston B 5-4/24 W 5:30p–6:15p $16

Soccer Clinic

Dribble ‘til you drop! Class teaches basic soccer skills and team play through modified games. Fairmount class is outdoors. Fairmount Park, 3500 E. 15th Street North. Register at any recreation center. Ages 3–5.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166710 Boston B 4-2/21 166709 Edgemoor B 4 168403 Evergreen B 5 168551 Evergreen B 5 166711 Linwood B 5 166713 Woodard B 5 167123 Boston B 4 167124 Colvin B 5 167122 Edgemoor B 5 168404 Evergreen B 5 168552 Evergreen B 5 167125 Fairmount B 5

Day Th M W Sa Tu Tu Th W M W Sa Tu

Time Price 5:30p–6:15p $13 4:30p–5:15p $13 5:00p–5:45p $16 12:00p–12:45p $16 5:15p–6:00p $16 5:00p–5:45p $16 5:30p–6:15p $13 5:00p–5:45p $16 4:30p–5:15p $16 5:00p–5:45p $16 12:00p–12:45p $16 5:00p–5:45p $16

Sports of all Sorts

Let’s play ball! Children will be introduced to the fundamentals of a variety of sports such as soccer, T-ball, basketball and more. These non-competitive interactive games will build confidence and stress teamwork. Ages 3–5.

Barcode Location Level Classes 169150 Boston B 7 169151 Linwood B 8 169152 Orchard B 8 169153 Boston B 8 169154 Linwood B 8 169155 Orchard B 8

Day M Tu W M Tu W

Time Price 10:00a–10:45a $23 1:00p–1:45p $26 10:45a–11:30a $26 11:00a–11:45a $26 2:00p–2:45p $26 9:45a–10:30a $26

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Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

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T-Ball Clinic

Learn fundamentals such as throwing, catching and hitting. Designed for boys and girls just beginning to play baseball or softball. Orchard class held outside at the new Miracle Field. Fairmount Park, 3500 E. 15th Street North. Register at any recreation center. Ages 4–6.

Barcode Location Level Classes 167450 Fairmount E 5 167451 Orchard B 5-4/8 B 5-4/8 167452 Orchard

Day Th M M

Time 5:30p–6:15p 6:00p–6:45p 7:00p–7:45p

Price $16 $16 $16

Time to hit the court! Learn proper grips and swings while performing fun drills. Boston’s classes will be held indoors. Aley Park, 1803 S. Seneca. Register at any recreation center. Ages 4–7.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166782 Boston B 5-1/18 166783 Boston B 4-2/22 167853 Aley Pk B 5-4/18 B 5-3/29 167165 Boston 167166 Boston B 4-4/3 167457 Edgemoor B 5-4/16 167453 Orchard B 5-4/16 167456 Colvin B 5-4/18

Day F F Th F F Tu Tu Th

Time 9:30a–10:15a 9:30a–10:15a 5:30p–6:00p 9:30a–10:15a 9:30a–10:15a 5:30p–6:00p 5:30p–6:00p 5:30p–6:00p

Price $23 $18 $15 $23 $18 $15 $15 $15

Tiny Tumblers

Roll out the good times! Tots will use mats and a small balance beam to learn basic tumbling skills, gain flexibility, strength, balance and coordination. Ages 3–5.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 169085 Boston B 7 M 11:00a–11:45a $21 166786 Evergreen B 8 Sa 11:15a–12:00p $24 169086 Linwood B 8 Tu 2:00p–2:45p $24 166788 Linwood B 8 W 5:30p–6:15p $24 166787 Orchard B 8 W 9:45a–10:30a $24 169083 Boston B 8 M 10:00a–10:45a $24 167168 Evergreen B 8 Sa 11:15a–12:00p $24 169084 Linwood B 8 Tu 1:00p–1:45p $24 167170 Linwood B 8 W 5:30p–6:15p $24 167169 Orchard B 8 W 10:45a–11:30a $24

Wiffleball Clinic

Hit a home run! Learn fundamentals of throwing, hitting and running the bases. Plastic bats and balls are used. Ages 3–5.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166893 Boston B 4-2/20 166894 Edgemoor B 5 166895 Woodard B 5 168553 Boston B 4 167182 Edgemoor B 5 167750 Linwood B 5

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And cook up some fun! Each class starts with a story to introduce the theme for the day. Kids will learn to create snacks based from the story. Ages 3–5.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166473 Boston B 4-2/21 Th 9:15a–10:30a $28 166959 Boston B 4-4/23 Tu 9:15a–10:30a $28

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Come Cook with Me…

Day W F F W F Tu

Time 5:30p–6:15p 4:30p–5:15p 5:00p–5:45p 5:30p–6:15p 4:30p–5:15p 5:15p–6:00p

Let’s make a treat! Create and eat yummy snacks while learning kitchen etiquette. Ages 3–5.

Barcode Location Level Classes B 4 166606 Woodard 166607 Woodard B 4 B 4 167080 Woodard 168506 Woodard B 4

Day W Th W Th

Time Price 5:00p–5:45p $18 12:00p–12:45p $18 5:00p–5:45p $18 12:00p–12:45p $18

MARTIAL ARTS Boxing for Tots

It’s never too early to earn that golden glove! This fun and interactive boxing class designed for tots is a no-contact class as punching bags, speed bags and kick pads are used. Boxing gloves provided or you may bring your own. Ages 3–6.

Barcode Location Level Classes 168455 Woodard B 6 168456 Woodard B 6 168487 Woodard B 6 168488 Woodard B 6

Day Tu F Tu F

Time 5:00p–5:30p 5:30p–6:00p 5:00p–5:30p 5:30p–6:00p

Price $13 $13 $13 $13

Little Ninjas

Calling all Dragon Warriors! Your little one will learn the basic principles of martial arts, such as respect, self-control, balance, strength and flexibility through games and activities. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Ages 3–5.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166608 Orchard B 8 166609 Orchard B 8 167082 Orchard B 8 167083 Orchard B 8

Day Sa Sa Sa Sa

Time Price 11:30a–12:00p $17 12:05p–12:35p $17 11:30a–12:00p $17 12:05p–12:35p $17

Price $13 $16 $16 $13 $16 $16

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SPECIAL INTEREST Cowboy and Cowgirl Roundup

Giddy-on-up to Watson Park to learn about roping and ride the ponies! Kids will love playing the fun western style games. They’ll be on the lookout for those cattle rustlers while taking a train ride at the end of this day! Ages 4–8. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168405 Watson E 4/27 Sa 10:00a–11:15a $12

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Shorin Ryu Karate

Become a real Karate kid! Learn the basic skills of this Okinawan martial art, while having fun playing games and hitting targets. Develop balance, coordination, self discipline, as well as motor skills through kicking and punching drills. Ages 3–7.

Barcode Location Level Classes B 7 168472 Woodard B 7 168473 Woodard 168512 Woodard B 7 168513 Woodard B 7

Day M Th M Th

Time 5:30p–6:00p 5:30p–6:00p 5:30p–6:00p 5:30p–6:00p

Price $15 $15 $15 $15

Let’s kick it up a notch! Kids will develop courtesy and respect for others by learning the basic traditions of Tae Kwon Do such as bowing and shaking hands to greet teachers and classmates, lining up and being ready to start class, and listening to instructions. Improve strength, agility and flexibility through exercises and fun drills. Increase self-confidence by learning basic punching, blocking, and kicking. Ages 4–7. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166774 Evergreen B 14 Tu/Th 6:00p–6:30p $30 167161 Evergreen B 14 Tu/Th 6:00p–6:30p $30

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Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168851 Orchard E 4-2/7 Th 10:00a–10:45a $18

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Here… fishy… fishy… fishy! Learn more about fish and their habitats through fun interactive activities. Read a fish story and then make a silly fish craft such as a fish puppet, fish suncatcher or a Gyotaku (fish printing). A different story and fish project will be featured each week. Parental supervision required. Fee is per child, free for the parent. Offered by the WATER Center. Ages 3–5.

Calling all Lords and Ladies! Come join us and become a Knight of the Realm. Training will include sword play, jousting and a few surprises. Come dressed up if you desire! Ages 4–8. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price E 4/20 Sa 10:00a–11:15a $12 167471 Watson

Look What I Learned!

This is more than ABC’s and 1-2-3’s! Pre-schoolers will participate in activities designed to help them learn, discover and share. Develop new skills through play, art, stories, songs, games and movement activities. Ages 3–5.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166644 Linwood B 7 M 1:30p–3:30p $45 167108 Linwood B 7 M 1:30p–3:30p $45

Once Upon a Time

If kids can imagine it, they can turn it into a story! A different theme or topic will be presented during each class which will be used to create an original story. Each student will receive their own copy of the class story book. Ages 3–5. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166755 Boston B 4 Tu 9:15a–10:30a $21 167150 Boston B 4 Th 9:15a–10:30a $21

Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

Passport to the World

Take an imaginary trip around the world! Your child will visit a different city or country each week. After they arrive, they will have their passport stamped and will learn more about the different cultures, traditions and languages. A craft project related to each unique culture will also be made. Ages 3–5. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 169558 Boston B 4-2/19 Tu 9:15a–10:30a $21 169559 Boston B 4-4/25 Th 9:15a–10:30a $21

Pirate Adventure

Yo ho ho! Climb aboard for a great adventure! Learn to talk like a pirate, design a glittering treasure chest to hold your loot and then search for hidden treasure using a pirate map. Ages 4–8. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167366 Watson E 4/13 Sa 10:00a–11:15a $12

Princess Tea Party

Hear ye, hear ye! All princesses should arrive in their royal costumes and be prepared to create an elegant craft accessory and participate in royal party games. They will also be served scrumptious finger sandwiches, punch and cupcakes at the royal tea. Princesses will be presented with a party keepsake and will live happily ever after. Ages 3–6.

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Make a family of owls that won’t fly away when you take them out to play! Search for the project materials for the owls and their nest on a nature walk (if the weather permits) and then warm up with some cocoa and a snack. Ages 3–5. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166815 Watson E 1/19 Sa 10:00a–11:15a $12

Who’s Been Here?

Bring your favorite stuffed animal for an adventure using all five senses and help solve the mystery of “Who’s Been Here.” Then you will make your own “Who’s Been Here” story book using stamps and stencils followed by eating a “scat” snack… eww! Offered by Botanica, The Wichita Gardens. Ages 3–5. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 169253 Orchard B 2/9 Sa 10:00a–12:00p $9

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166645 Linwood E 2/23 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $17 167109 Linwood E 4/27 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $17

Science Explorers

Have a curious tot on your hands? Let them discover the wonders of science through exploration and fun experiments involving sound, taste and touch. Ages 3–5.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B 5 W 10:30a–11:15a $21 166700 Linwood 167115 Linwood B 5 W 10:30a–11:15a $21

Snow Day Celebration

Wear your PJ’s and cuddle up during story time as we take you to a winter wonderland where snow people rule the day. Make your own snowman using a variety of interesting objects and try a taste of cranberry snowfall bark treat. Offered by Botanica, The Wichita Gardens. Parental supervision is required. Ages 3–5. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B 1/31 Th 10:00a–12:00p $9 169252 Edgemoor

Be My Valentine

Straight from the heart! This arts and crafts event will give each child the opportunity to create one-of-a kind valentines and a heart shaped craft for that special someone. Ages 3–5. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166424 Watson E 2/9 Sa 10:00a–11:15a $12 166425 Boston E 2/12 Tu 6:00p–7:15p $12

Bunny Tales

Hippity Hoppity Easter’s on its way! Kids will have fun building and decorating their own Easter baskets. Then put those baskets to use during a special egg hunt. Fun games will also be played. Ages 3–5. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167416 Boston E 3/26 Tu 6:00p–7:15p $12

Just For Mom

Shhh... it’s a surprise for mom! Enjoy creating some special craft projects and design a card for a special mom or grandmother. Ages 3–5. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167418 Boston E 5/7 Tu 6:00p–7:15p $12

St. Patrick’s Day Bash

It’s time for the wearin’ of the green! All little leprechauns will have some Irish fun with activities such as a shamrock hunt and a shamrock craft project. Ages 3–5. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166754 Watson E 3/9 Sa 10:00a–11:15a $12

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Tots Center Stage

To be or not to be! There is no question that this introductory acting class helps children develop speaking skills and creative expression through theater games, improvisation and skits. From beginning to end, children will build confidence and enhance early social skills through creative learning in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere. Ages 3–5. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168682 Woodard B 5 Tu 5:15p–5:45p $14 168683 Woodard B 5 F 4:00p–4:30p $14 168684 Woodard B 5 Tu 5:15p–5:45p $14 168685 Woodard B 5 F 4:00p–4:30p $14

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Little Artists

Calling all little Picassos! Create art using crayons, paints, clay and other mediums. Make a new project each class. Ages 3–5. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166603 Edgemoor B 9 Sa 11:00a–11:45a $29 166602 Linwood B 5 Th 1:30p–2:30p $22 166605 Woodard B 5 F 2:30p–3:15p $16 167077 Edgemoor B 8 Sa 11:00a–11:45a $26 167076 Linwood B 5 Th 1:30p–2:30p $22 167079 Woodard B 5 F 2:30p–3:15p $16

Ooey Gooey Art

Let’s get messy! Kids will use all of the squishy, slimy, hands-on art materials they love. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Ages 3–5. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166620 Linwood B 5 W 9:30a–10:15a $18 167092 Linwood B 5 W 9:30a–10:15a $18

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Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

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DANCE & CHEER Cheerleading

THEATER

Ready? Ok! Show your team spirit while learning jumps and cheers. This class is a blast for cheerleaders! Ages 6–12.

Barcode Location Level Classes 168451 Evergreen B 8 168452 Linwood B 8 166467 Orchard B 9 168453 Evergreen B 8 168454 Linwood B 8 166954 Orchard B 9

Day W W Th W W Th

Time 6:30p–7:15p 7:00p–8:00p 7:00p–7:45p 6:30p–7:15p 7:00p–8:00p 7:00p–7:45p

Price $25 $33 $28 $25 $33 $28

Hip Hop Dance

Drop it like it’s HOT! Learn the hottest dance routines and get your groove on while focusing on body placement, dance combinations and rhythms. Woodard class is for ages 7–15. All other classes are ages 8–16.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166573 Colvin B 8 166572 Linwood B 8 166574 McAdams B 9 168467 Woodard B 6 167017 Colvin B 8 167016 Linwood B 8 168504 Woodard B 6

Day W Th F Th W Th Th

Time 4:30p–5:15p 4:45p–5:30p 6:00p–7:00p 5:15p–6:00p 4:30p–5:15p 4:45p–5:30p 5:15p–6:00p

Price $26 $26 $38 $19 $26 $26 $19

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Acting Techniques and Improvisation

Prepare for a career in the spotlight! There is no question that this beginning acting class will teach the basic techniques to help you develop your character through theater games, improvisation, mime and skits. Script reading will also be utilized. A presentation will be held the last day of class. Ages 6–10.

Barcode Location Level Classes 168700 Woodard B 5 168701 Woodard B 5 168702 Woodard B 5 168703 Woodard B 5

Day Tu F Tu F

Time 5:45p–6:30p 5:00p–5:45p 5:45p–6:30p 5:00p–5:45p

Price $16 $16 $16 $16

SPORTS Archery Clinic

Bullseye! Learn archery fundamentals, shooting skills and safe conduct. Ages 6–12.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B 4/22 M 6:15p–7:30p $7 167367 Watson

Basketball Clinic

Dribble, shoot and score! This clinic teaches fundamentals, rules and offensive/defensive strategies. Ages 6–10.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166412 Edgemoor B 5 166418 Evergreen B 5 166413 Evergreen B 5 166417 Orchard B 5 166415 Woodard B 5 166926 Edgemoor B 5 166931 Evergreen B 5 166927 Evergreen B 5 166930 Orchard B 5 166928 Woodard B 5

Day W W Sa W M W W Sa W M

Time Price 4:30p–5:15p $16 5:00p–5:45p $16 11:00a–11:45a $16 4:45p–5:30p $16 5:45p–6:30p $16 4:30p–5:15p $16 5:00p–5:45p $16 11:00a–11:45a $16 4:45p–5:30p $16 5:00p–5:45p $16

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Enjoy being a part of a recreational co-ed basketball league! Sharpen your skills during the first few classes with a skills clinic and then you will be ready to compete! You will be placed on teams and play against each other the remainder of the session. A minimum of six games will be played based on the number of participants. Colvin’s Spring class is for K–2nd grade. All others are for 3rd–5th grade.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day 166421 Colvin B 14 M/Tu 166422 Evergreen B 9 F 166420 Linwood B 14 M/W 166419 Woodard B 6 W 166934 Colvin B 16 Tu/Th

Time 4:30p–5:30p 4:30p–5:30p 4:45p–5:45p 4:30p–5:30p 4:30p–5:30p

Price $16 $16 $16 $13 $16

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Flag Football

Youth

Are you ready for some football? Kids will score big after learning football fundamentals. First week features instruction in rules and game strategies and the following classes feature games. Woodard program held indoors. Fairmount Park, 3500 E. 15th Street North. Register at any recreation center. Ages 6–10.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166526 Woodard B 5 166997 Fairmount B 5 168500 Fairmount B 5-4/6

Day Th Sa Sa

Time Price 6:00p–6:45p $16 6:00p–6:45p $16 11:00a–11:45a $16

Golf

Take a swing at learning golf! A certified golf professional will guide you through the fundamentals from the basics of the game to how to play on the course. Classes will be held at MacDonald Golf course, 840 N. Yale Avenue. Register at any recreation center. Ages 7–10. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168502 McDonald B 5 Th 4:30p–5:15p $16

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Basketball League—Middle School 3-on-3

This recreational basketball league is for non-varsity school players. The first night will cover the rules and players will practice their skills. Register as a team or individuals will be assigned to a team. Games will be round robin for the remainder of the session. Maximum of 6 players on a team. Fee is per participant.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166351 Edgemoor E 7 M 6:30p–8:00p $18 166899 Edgemoor E 9 M 6:30p–8:00p $23

Basketball League—High School 3-on-3

This recreational basketball league is for non-varsity school players. The first night features a review of the rules and players will work on their skills. Register as a team or individuals will be assigned to a team. Games will be round robin for the remaining of the session. Maximum of 6 players on a team. Fee is per participant. Barcode

A great opportunity for kids to take the skills learned in beginning sports clinics and put them to use in a team setting. Each day, participants will be divided into teams and play structured games. Players must have attended the Wichita Park & Recreation basic skills clinic before registering. Ages 6–10.

Basketball Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166587 Edgemoor B 4-2/20 W 4:30p–5:15p $13 167029 Edgemoor B 4-5/1 W 4:30p–5:15p $13 Indoor Soccer Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166589 Edgemoor B 4-2/21 Th 4:30p–5:15p $13 167031 Edgemoor B 4-5/2 Th 4:30p–5:15p $13 Wiffleball Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166591 Edgemoor B 4-2/23 Sa 10:00a–10:45a $13 B 4-5/4 Sa 10:00a–10:45a $13 167033 Edgemoor

Location Level Classes Day Time Price E 7 M 6:30a–8:00a $18 166350 Edgemoor 166898 Edgemoor E 9 M 6:30p–8:00p $23

Boxing

Go the distance and become a contender! Learn boxing exercise techniques, discipline and burn off energy. This is a no-contact class—punching bags, speed bags and kick pads are used instead. Boxing gloves provided or you may bring your own. Ages 8–13.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166460 Woodard B 6 168458 Woodard B 6 168491 Woodard B 6 168492 Woodard B 6

Day Tu F Tu F

Time 5:45p–6:45p 6:00p–7:00p 5:45p–6:45p 6:00p–7:00p

Price $21 $21 $21 $21

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Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

Volleyball Basics

Serve up some fun! Prepare for middle school intramurals and develop solid skills for the basic fundamentals of the bump, set, spike, serve and court positions. Work on improving those skills through practice games. One-hour classes at Orchard and Edgemoor are for 3rd–5th grades. All other classes are for 6th–8th grades.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time 168650 Edgemoor B 8 F 6:00p–7:00p B 8 F 7:00p–8:15p 168651 Edgemoor 168652 Orchard B 8 Su 1:00p–2:00p B 8 Su 2:00p–3:15p 168653 Orchard 166802 Woodard B 6 Tu 6:00p–7:00p 168654 Edgemoor B 7 F 6:00p–7:00p B 7 F 7:00p–8:15p 168655 Edgemoor 168656 Orchard B 6 Su 1:00p–2:00p B 6 Su 2:00p–3:30p 168657 Orchard 167175 Woodard B 6 Tu 6:00p–7:00p

Kickball

Follow the red bouncing ball to the new outdoor Miracle Field! The kickball craze is here! Players will receive instruction on basic skills followed by fun games. Ages 7–13.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B 6-4/8 M 4:45p–5:45p $24 167368 Orchard

Soccer Clinic

Price $28 $34 $28 $34 $21 $24 $31 $21 $31 $21

Wiffleball Clinic

Hey,batter, batter… swing! Learn the fundamentals of baseball by utilizing a plastic ball and bat. Wiffleball is a safe way to learn and enjoy the great American sport of baseball. Held indoors. Ages 6–10. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price

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10:00a–10:45a $16 6:00p–6:45p $16 10:00a–10:45a $16

Go toe-to-toe while learning the basics of soccer including offensive and defensive strategies. All classes will be held indoors except the Fairmount class which will be held at Fairmount Park, 3500 E. 15th Street North. Register at any recreation center. Ages 6–10.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166717 Edgemoor B 5 Th 4:30p–5:15p $16 166716 Evergreen B 5 M 5:00p–5:45p $16 166718 Evergreen B 5 Sa 11:00a–11:45a $16 166719 McAdams B 5 M 5:00p–5:45p $16 169300 Orchard B 5 M 4:45p–5:30p $16 166715 Woodard B 5 Th 5:45p–6:30p $16 167129 Edgemoor B 5 Th 4:30p–5:15p $16 167128 Evergreen B 5 M 5:00p–5:45p $16 167130 Evergreen B 5 Sa 11:00a–11:45a $16 167127 Fairmount B 5 Tu 6:00p–6:45p $16 167131 McAdams B 5 M 5:00p–5:45p $16

Soccer League

Let’s kick it! In this beginner’s indoor recreational league, a clinic will be held the first week teaching basic skills and strategies, followed by team play. A minimum of six games will be played based on the number of participants. For 3rd–5th grades.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167373 Colvin B 8 M 4:30p–5:30p $16 167374 Linwood B 14 M/W 4:45p–5:45p $16

Tennis

Hit the court and learn tennis fundamentals, rules and basic tennis terminology. Ages 8–15. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167854 Aley Pk. B 5-4/18 Th 6:00p–7:00p $25 167375 Edgemoor B 5-4/16 Tu 6:00p–7:00p $25 167376 Orchard B 5-4/16 Tu 6:00p–7:00p $25 167378 Colvin B 5-4/18 Th 6:00p–7:00p $25

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Youth FITNESS Homeschool Play Time Bonanza

Homeschoolers, enjoy the gym and game room for social and recreational activities! Parent must accompany child. Fee is per family or drop in for $4. Ages 6–15.

Barcode Location Level Classes 168406 Edgemoor E 5 168407 Edgemoor E 4-2/21 166581 Woodard E 5 168408 Edgemoor E 5 168409 Edgemoor E 4-5/2 167025 Woodard E 5

Youth on Weights

Day Th Th Tu Th Th Tu

Time 1:30p–3:00p 1:30p–3:00p 1:30p–3:00p 1:30p–3:00p 1:30p–3:00p 1:30p–3:00p

Price $10 $8 $10 $10 $8 $10

Pump up those muscles! Kids will learn the proper way to work out with weights without hurting themselves. Learn the difference between toning and building muscle strength along with creating a workout regime that fits each individual’s needs. Ages 10–18. Barcode Location Level Classes Day B 9 Tu 166847 Evergreen 166848 Evergreen B 9 Sa 168410 Orchard B 16 T/Th 167213 Evergreen B 9 Tu B 9 Sa 167214 Evergreen B 16 T/Th 168411 Orchard

Time Price 4:45p–5:30p $20 10:00a–10:45a $20 4:45p–5:30p $40 4:45p–5:30p $20 10:00a–10:45a $20 4:45p–5:30p $40

MARTIAL ARTS Shorin Ryu Karate

Karate chop til’ you drop! Students are trained according to traditional Okinawan technique involving the use of hands, feet and elbow. This style of karate emphasizes traditional forms which combine blocking and offensive techniques. The main goal is to develop speed and increase reaction time, allowing the student to move out of the way of the opponent. Class will focus on etiquette, coordination, basic forms, kata and free sparring. Ages 7–15.

Barcode Location Level Classes 168474 Woodard B 7 168475 Woodard B 7 168514 Woodard B 7 168515 Woodard B 7

Day M Th M Th

Time 6:00p–7:00p 6:00p–7:00p 6:00p–7:00p 6:00p–7:00p

Price $21 $21 $21 $21

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ARTS & CRAFTS Homeschool Arts & Crafts

Let your creative juices flow! Homeschool participants will use a variety of different materials such as paints and clay to create a different project each week. Ages 6–14.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166384 Woodard B 5 Th 2:30p–3:15p $16 167024 Woodard B 5 Th 2:30p–3:15p $16

Kid’s Drawing

Put things into perspective and pick up that drawing pencil! Learn the basics of drawing along with breaking down drawings into simple shapes. Draw cartoon characters as well as still life images. Monday class ages 11–16 and Saturday class ages 5–10. Barcode Location Level Classes 166596 Edgemoor B 7 166598 Edgemoor B 9 167038 Edgemoor B 8 167039 Edgemoor B 8

Day M Sa M Sa

Time Price 5:30p–6:15p $22 12:00p–12:45p $28 5:30p–6:15p $25 12:00p–12:45p $25

COOKING Cupcake Decorating

Decorate your cake and eat it too! Have fun with food and get creative while learning techniques for designing and decorating cupcakes. All materials provided. Ages 8–13. Barcode Location Level Classes 166489 Woodard B 1/26 166490 Woodard B 2/9 168494 Woodard B 5/4

Day Sa Sa Sa

Time Price 10:00a–12:00p $17 10:00a–12:00p $17 10:00a–12:00p $17

Fun with Food

Put on your chef’s hat! Make a main dish from scratch and top it off with dessert! Learn measuring, utensil use and kitchen safety. Bring 1 lb. ground beef, 1 lb. chicken breast on the first night of class. Bring two containers to each class to take your creations home. Ages 6–12. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167354 Orchard B 5 W 5:30p–7:30p $35

Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

Get Cooking

Learn how to make snacks that will melt in your mouth! This class features tips on kitchen safety, table settings and how to use utensils. Kids will learn how to prepare foods such as mini pizzas, apple fritters, pigs in a blanket and more! Ages 6–12. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166564 Woodard B 4 Tu 5:30p–6:15p $20 167009 Woodard E 4 Tu 5:30p–6:15p $20

Hispanic Cooking

Soul Food Cooking

Try a taste of the South! Kids will learn to make delicious southern dishes including sweet potato fries, hot dog muffins (using corn bread), macaroni and cheese, mini sweet potato pies and soul pizza! These are just a few dishes students will be cookin’ up to take home. Ages 6–14. Barcode Location Level Classes

Day Time Price 166723 McAdams B 167134 McAdams B

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F F

5:45p–6:30p $29 5:45p–6:30p $29

Make it a Fiesta night! Tacos, quesadillas, rice, nachos and desert are some of the foods kids will learn how to make for family and friends! Ages 6–12.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166579 Evergreen B 5 M 6:00p–6:45p $25 167022 Evergreen B 5 M 6:00p–6:45p $25

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OUTDOORS/NATURE Hunter Education

This 3-day course is the official training program that will provide kids ages 11 and older, with the knowledge, skills and safety to be a responsible hunter in Kansas. Students must attend all 3-days and complete the 15-hours of safety education to receive their certification. Parents are encouraged to attend.

Give a Hoot! NEW!

Classes consist of the following: • Firearm Safety • Ethics • Responsibilities & Conservation • Final class will be a field day and testing utilizing: • Simulated hunt using live fire • Demonstrations of five actions • Final exam

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B 2/2 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8 166813 Park Villa

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Offered by Pheasants and Quails Forever, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism, National Wild Turkey Federation and Pass it On/Outdoor Mentors.

This class will be a hoot as you learn more about the types of owls in Kansas, their habitats, sounds and the best places to find them. See live owls and touch study skins, owl talons, feathers and skulls. Then you’ll get to dissect an owl pellet to determine what it ate from the bones found. Park Villa Community Facility, 1029 N. Bitting. Ages 6–12.

Junior Water Scientist NEW!

Spring Break just got better! What better way to discover water’s unusual behaviors than going creeking! Investigate some of the critters that live in its soggy depths and engineer some solutions to drought and pollution. Students will be given a journal to record the week’s data and the bag to collect materials. Students should plan on getting muddy so wear appropriate clothing. Offered by the WATER Center, 101 E. Pawnee. Register at any recreation center. Ages 6–12. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 169500 WATER Ctr. E 4-3/18 M-Th 1:30p–3:00p $33

The Slime’s ALIVE! NEW!

It’s green! It’s soggy! It’s ALIVE with all kinds of critters. Learn more about the environment and algae with this hands-on one-day class. It’s a great activity for the kids when they are out school for in-service days. Offered by the WATER Center, 101 E. Pawnee. Register at any recreation center. Ages 6–12. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 169501 WATER Ctr. B 3/21 Th 10:00a–11:30a $7

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SPECIAL INTEREST Billiards for Youth

Rack ‘em up! Learn the fundamentals of how to play 8-ball and 9-ball billiards along with the rules and shooting techniques. Participants will then begin playing games for fun and practice. Ages 10–15. Barcode Location Level

Classes Day 166642 Woodard 167550 Woodard

Time Price B 5 B 5

Th Th

5:30p–6:15p 5:30p–6:15p

$16 $16

Cowboy and Cowgirl Round-Up

Giddy-on-up to Watson Park to learn about roping and ride the ponies! Kids will love playing the fun western style games. They’ll be on the lookout for those cattle rustlers while taking a train ride at the end of the day! Ages 4–8.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168405 Watson E 4/27 Sa 10:00a–11:15a $12

PHOTOGRAPHY Digital Photography Basics !

When kids have a camera in their hand, there’s always something to do! A simple and fun hands-on class designed to teach youth how to better use and understand the digital camera along with artistic photography techniques. Learn what it means to compose a shot, how lighting affects each photo and effectively use the digital camera settings. Bring camera and memory card. Ages 10–16. Barcode Location Level Classes 169550 Orchard B 4 169551 Linwood B 4-2/20 169552 Orchard B 4-4/6 169553 Linwood B 4-4/24

Day Sa W Sa W

Time Price 10:00a–11:30a $23 6:00p–7:30p $23 10:00a–11:30a $23 6:00p–7:30p $23

Fun with Math

A+B=what? Help your child have fun and be successful at one of school’s toughest subjects. This class includes help with homework, problem areas and fun math games and activities. They will get extra help with math standards, whether it is dayto-day math or state assessments. Monday class is for kids in grade school and Thursday class is for middle school.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166560 Edgemoor E 7 166561 Edgemoor E 9 167007 Edgemoor E 9 167008 Edgemoor E 9

Day M Th M Th

Time 4:30p–5:30p 4:30p–5:30p 4:30p–5:30p 4:30p–5:30p

Price $25 $33 $33 $33

LANGUAGES Spanish for Youth

Start your child on the bilingual path early! Learn numbers, colors and days of the week and simple phrases. Ages 6–10.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166751 Evergreen B 5 M 5:45p-6:30p $19 167146 Evergreen B 5 M 5:45p-6:30p $19

Game Room Arcade Night

No tokens needed for this gaming experience! Come check out the newly designed game room complete with Xbox360 and Wii games, large screens TV’s and professional arcade games. Get ready to put your skills to the test during competitions and contests. Limited to the first 20 kids per night. Ages 8–14.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168658 Evergreen E 9 F 6:00p–7:30p $3/visit 168668 Evergreen E 9 F 6:00p–7:30p $3/visit

I Love Duct Tape

Are you crazy for duct tape? Make awesome accessories such as wallets, bags, bracelets, cell phone cases or flip flops from the funkiest duct tape colors around. Duct tape supplied for the first class. Ages 10–15. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167387 Linwood B 4 Sa 10:30a–12:00p $25

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Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

Knight Training

Calling all Lords and Ladies! Come join us and become a Knight of the Realm. Training will include sword play, jousting and a few surprises. Come dressed up if you desire! Ages 4–8. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167471 Watson E 4/20 Sa 10:00a-11:15a $12

Pillow Creations

This class is SEW much fun! Come learn the basic sewing skills that involve simple seams and hems by creating your own decorative pillow. Ages 8–15.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time 168471 Woodard B 2/16 Sa 11:00a–12:15p 168677 Woodard B 3/16 Sa 11:00a–12:15p

Price $10 $10

Aley Skate Park 1803 S. Seneca • Beginner to Intermediate levels

Pirate Adventure

Orchard Skate Park

Yo-ho-ho! Climb aboard for a great adventure! Learn to talk like a pirate, design a glittering treasure chest to hold your loot and then search for hidden treasure using a pirate map. Ages 4–8.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167366 Watson E 4/13 Sa 10:00a–11:15a $12

GIRL SCOUT BADGES

4808 W. 9th Street • Beginner level (mini skate park)

Ryan Woodward Memorial Skate Park 5815 E. 9th* (Edgemoor Park) • Beginner to Intermediate levels

One-Day Workshops

Arrangements for additional one-day badge workshops can be made by contacting Barbara McGuire at (316)268-4192 or bmcguire@wichita.gov. Other badge programs are also available. Minimum of 6 registrants per class required.

Brownie: Bugs

Your Brownies will be bugging you to take this fun workshop which includes a lesson on insects and craft time. Park Villa Community Facility, 1029 N. Bitting. Register at any recreation center. Instructed by staff from Great Plains Nature Center.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167358 Park Villa E 5/4 Sa 10:00a–11:15a $5

Brownie: First Aid

Brownies to the rescue! They’ll learn life saving skills to make sure they know how to get help in an emergency and treat minor injuries. Barcode Location 168680 Watson

Wichita Skate Park 645 S. St. Francis * (under Kellogg Freeway) • Intermediate to Expert levels (largest skate park)

Juniors: Gardener NEW!

Develop your green thumb as you explore seeds, flowers and do some gardening. Bring a garden trowel and garden gloves if you have them. Park Villa Community Facility, 1029 N. Bitting. Register at any recreation center. Instructed by staff from Great Plains Nature Center. Barcode Location 167361 Park Villa

Level Classes Day Time Price E 4/27 Sa 1:00p–2:15p $5

Level Classes Day Time Price E 3/2 Sa 10:00a–11:15a $5

Brownie: Snacks

Calling all Brownies to the kitchen! This workshop will teach them how to make yummy snacks for family and friends. Barcode Location 166462 Orchard 166949 Orchard

Level Classes Day Time Price E 1/26 Sa 9:15a–10:30a $8 E 4/20 Sa 9:15a–10:30a $8

Juniors: Animal Habitats NEW!

Take a walk on the wild side during this fun workshop. It focuses

on animals and their habitats and features a wild animal presentation. Park Villa Community Facility, 1029 N. Bitting. Register at any recreation center. Instructed by staff from Great Plains Nature Center.

Barcode Location 166594 Park Villa

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Tiger Cub: Let’s Go Outdoors

Take a hike! Walk through a Wichita Wild habitat area to view the various wild life and the environment in which they live. Along the way, select some leaves to use to make leaf rubbings. Parent participation required. Swanson Park, 1011 N. Maize Road. Register at any recreation center. Instructed by staff from Great Plains Nature Center. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 169350 Swanson Pk. E 5/4 Sa 1:00p–2:00p $5

Webelos: Forester

Take a break from city life and have a great time exploring the forest while studying trees and plants. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167362 Watson E 5/4 Sa 10:15a–11:45a $5

Webelos: Naturalist

Nature loving scouts will love this opportunity to study living creatures and plants in Watson Park. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167363 Watson E 5/4 Sa 8:30a–10:00a $5

Webelos: Readyman

Get ready for an emergency by taking this workshop! You’ll learn basic first aid skills and tips on how to handle emergencies. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166805 Watson E 2/16 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $5 E 4/27 Sa 8:30a–10:00a $5 167178 Watson

Wolf: Birds

Learn all about our fine feathered friends! This workshop covers birds, nests and attracting birds. Scouts will take a bird walk and visit the Kansas Wildlife Exhibit. Park Villa Community Facility, 1029 N. Bitting. Register at any recreation center. Instructed by staff from Great Plains Nature Center. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167364 Park Villa E 4/27 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $5

Wolf: Fishing Clinic

Go fish! Bait your hook and take a fishing lesson. Family members may also fish with you. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168412 Watson E 4/27 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $5

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Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

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Cardio Combo with Weights

Commit to be fit! Mix up your workout with a combination of high/low floor aerobics, step aerobics, kick boxing and weights. Great for all fitness levels.

FITNESS 30 Minute Circuit

Devote just 30 minutes to a whole new you! Build strength, endurance and balance while rotating through 8–0 stations.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day 168413 Orchard E 16 M/W E 16 Tu/Th 166359 Orchard 166360 Orchard E 16 Tu/Th E 16 Tu/Th 168414 Orchard 166361 Woodard E 5 Tu 168415 Orchard E 16 M/W E 16 Tu/Th 166352 Orchard 166353 Orchard E 16 Tu/Th E 16 Tu/Th 168416 Orchard

Time Price 6:45p–7:15p $29 7:00a–7:30a $29 12:15p–12:45p $29 5:30p–6:00p $29 5:30p–6:00p $9 6:45p–7:15p $29 7:00a–7:30a $29 12:15p–12:45p $29 5:30p–6:00p $29

Aerobics—Cardio Mix

Shake up your fitness routine with a mix of kick boxing, step, floor and boot camp exercises. You’ll also work your abs and back to build strength and endurance. Cardio segments vary each class.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166377 Boston E 9 166379 Edgemoor E 8 166380 Edgemoor E 9 166378 Edgemoor E 9 166381 Edgemoor E 9 166382 Linwood E 7 166376 Boston E 9 167500 Edgemoor E 9 167503 Edgemoor E 9 166372 Edgemoor E 8 167501 Edgemoor E 8 167504 Linwood E 9

Day Tu Tu W Th Sa M Tu W Th Tu Sa M

Time 5:30p–6:30p 6:30p–7:30p 6:30p–7:30p 5:30p–6:30p 2:30p–3:30p 6:00p–7:00p 5:30p–6:30p 6:30p–7:30p 5:30p–6:30p 6:30p–7:30p 2:30p–3:30p 6:00p–7:00p

Price $28 $25 $28 $28 $28 $22 $28 $28 $28 $25 $25 $28

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166461 Evergreen E 9 Tu 6:30p–7:15p $21 166950 Evergreen E 9 Tu 6:30p–7:15p $21

Circuit Training

Feel the burn—the burn of calories that is! High intensity circuits with fast paced body weight exercises with emphasis on cardio and power. Agility exercises with a little rest in between. This class will target aerobic endurance working all major muscle groups; some exercises may simulate martial arts exercises.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price E 7 M 5:45p–6:30p $17 166471 Evergreen 166957 Evergreen E 9 M 5:45p–6:30p $21

Core and More

Work on that six pack! This class targets the upper and lower abdominals, obliques, transverse, and back muscles which supply power and support to the entire body.

Barcode Location Level Classes E 7 166479 Edgemoor 166480 Linwood E 7 166964 Edgemoor E 9 166965 Linwood E 9

Day M M M M

Time 6:30p–7:00p 7:00p–7:30p 6:30p–7:00p 7:00p–7:30p

Aerobics—Step

Step up to the challenge! Tone up, burn calories and improve cardiovascular fitness using step platforms. First half of class features cardio work followed by strength training with weights and floor exercise. Barcode Location Level Classes Day

Time Price 168417 Orchard E 16 M/W 6:35p–7:20p 167359 Orchard E 18 M/W 6:35p-7:20p

$38 $42

Boot Camp

Build strength, endurance and cardio while getting ripped! This action packed military style workout for guys and gals will be held indoors. Indoor weights will also be utilized.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time 166458 Evergreen E 9 Tu 5:45p–6:30p 166457 Woodard E 6 Th 6:00p–6:45p 166946 Evergreen E 9 Tu 5:45p–6:30p 166945 Woodard E 6 Th 6:00p–6:45p

Price $21 $14 $21 $14

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Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

Price $13 $13 $16 $16

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FITNESS Cont...

Fitness 101

Enjoy a new fitness program designed just for you, but work out in a group setting for more motivation! Instructor will customize your workout and track your progress. Cardio machines and weights are used. Orchard Fitness Center membership included. Barcode Location Level Classes Day 166506 Orchard E 16 Tu/Th 169400 Orchard E 16 Tu/Th 169401 Orchard E 8 Sa 166985 Orchard E 16 Tu/Th 169402 Orchard E 16 Tu/Th 169403 Orchard E 8 Sa

Time Price 6:00p–6:45p $56 1:00p–1:45p $56 10:00a–10:45a $28 6:00p–6:45p $56 1:00p–1:45p $56 10:00a–10:45a $28

Fitness Starter

Start the new year out right! Class begins with low impact cardio aerobics with easy to learn moves, then progresses into kick box style movements that are slow enough to keep up with, but still keep the heart rate up. Finish with 10 minutes of abdominal and core work followed by cool down stretches. Orchard Fitness Center membership included. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166522 Orchard E 8 Sa 9:00a–9:45a $28 166996 Orchard E 8 Sa 9:00a–9:45a $28

Supercharge your metabolism and achieve a level of fitness you’ve only dreamed of attaining! This class is packed with explosive strength training, cardio plyometrics and stretching.

Barcode Location Level Classes E 6 168470 Woodard 166621 Woodard E 6 E 6 168509 Woodard 167093 Woodard E 6

Day Tu Sa Tu Sa

Time Price 5:30p–6:15p $14 11:00a–11:45a $14 5:30p–6:15p $14 11:00a–11:45a $14

Pilates

Develop a balanced musculoskeletal system through exercises targeting core strength, spinal flexibility and improved posture.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price E 7 M 10:15a–11:00a $17 166636 Linwood 167101 Linwood E 9 M 10:15a–11:00a $21

Tai Chi

Find inner peace by practicing a series of gentle, flowing postures and movements to improve balance, coordination and relieve stress.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price E 16 M/W 11:15a–12:15p $50 166777 Edgemoor B 18 Tu/Th 10:00a–10:45a $42 166778 Orchard I 18 Tu/Th 11:00a–11:45a $42 166779 Orchard E 18 M/W 11:15a–12:15p $56 167162 Edgemoor B 18 Tu/Th 10:00a–10:45a $42 167163 Orchard I 18 Tu/Th 11:00a–11:45a $42 167164 Orchard

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Great for older adults seeking a lighter work out using therapeutic exercises designed for joint stabilization and core strength. Using primarily body weight and physioballs, these slower paced exercises will work up a sweat and build overall health and wellness. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166784 Orchard E 8 F 2:15p–3:00p $19 168477 Woodard E 6 Sa 10:00a–10:45a $14 167167 Orchard E 8 F 2:15p–3:00p $19

Total Body Workout

Go from flab to fab! This class features cardio and strength training with hand-held weights, bands, balls and body resistance. Core work included. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price E 9 Tu 10:15a–11:00a $21 166790 Edgemoor Hard-Core Muscle Max 166791 Edgemoor E 9 Th 10:00a–10:45a $21 Elevate your fitness factor! A high-intensity workout using interval ghthAd.indd 1 12/3/12 2:51 PM 167171 Edgemoor E 9 Tu 10:15a–11:00a $21 training and coordination. Uses hard-core, full body polymetric Edgemoor E 9 Th 10:00a–10:45a $21 167398 movements and weighted exercise to push and challenge your

body. Orchard class includes Fitness Center membership.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168418 Orchard E 16 M/W 5:45p–6:30p $56 168852 Woodard E 6 M 6:00p–6:45p $14 166571 Woodard E 6-1/26 Sa 12:00p–12:45p $14 168419 Orchard E 16 M/W 5:45p–6:30p $56 168853 Woodard E 6 M 6:00p–6:45p $14 167015 Woodard E 6 Sa 12:00p–12:45p $14

Weight Training 101

An introduction to the equipment offered at Orchard Fitness Center. Learn which equipment is best suited to you and build a fitness routine based on your goals. Fitness Center membership included. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167301 Orchard E 16 M/F 1:15p–2:00p $56 166807 Orchard E 16 M/F 1:15p–2:00p $56

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Yoga

Learn basic, gentle stretching, breathing, mental focus, and relaxation techniques to improve health and posture. Practice precision and alignment by holding poses. Props may be used. Personal floor mats encouraged.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166826 Boston E 7 166821 Boston E 7 166825 Boston E 9 166828 Boston E 9 166835 Edgemoor E 7 166832 Edgemoor E 9 166831 Edgemoor E 9 166827 Edgemoor E 9 166836 Edgemoor E 9 166833 Evergreen E 9 166834 Evergreen E 9 166830 Evergreen E 9 E 9 166829 Evergreen 166822 Linwood E 9 166838 McAdams E 9 167193 Boston E 9 167190 Boston E 9 E 9 167192 Boston 167402 Boston E 9 167202 Edgemoor E 9 167199 Edgemoor E 9 167198 Edgemoor E 9 167403 Edgemoor E 9 167203 Edgemoor E 9 167382 Evergreen E 9 167383 Evergreen E 9 E 9 167404 Evergreen E 9 167196 Evergreen 167191 Linwood E 9 167204 McAdams E 9

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Time Price 9:00a–10:15a $28 6:00p–7:15p $28 9:00a–10:15a $35 6:00p–7:15p $35 9:45a–10:45a $22 5:45p–6:45p $28 7:00p–8:00p $28 9:45a–10:45a $28 6:00p–7:00p $28 11:15a–12:15p $28 7:15p–8:15p $28 5:30p–6:30p $28 10:00a–11:00a $28 6:30p–7:30p $28 6:30p–7:30p $28 9:00a–10:15a $35 6:00p–7:15p $35 9:00a–10:15a $35 6:00p–7:15p $35 9:45a–10:45a $28 5:45p–6:45p $28 7:00p–8:00p $28 9:45a–10:45a $28 6:00p–7:00p $28 11:15a–12:15p $28 7:15p–8:15p $28 5:30p–6:30p $28 10:00a–11:00a $28 6:30p–7:30p $28 6:30p–7:30p $28

Yoga—Kripalu

Hatha postures practiced gently with an emphasis on being present in your body and sustaining a flowing breath. This class allows you to choose the level of physical intensity that is right for your body. Kiwanis Community Facility, 5101 W. 2nd. Auburn Hills Golf Course, 443 S. 135th Street West. Register at any recreation center.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166845 Kiwanis E 9 166846 Linwood E 9 166842 Orchard E 7 166843 Orchard E 9 166844 Orchard E 9 E 9 166840 Orchard 166841 Orchard E 9 167211 Auburn Hills E 9 167405 Linwood E 9 167208 Orchard E 9 167209 Orchard B 9 167210 Orchard B 9 167406 Orchard B 9 167207 Orchard B 9

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Meridian Dog Park

2127 N. Meridian

Arson Canine Ashley’s Memorial Dog Park 2400 E. MacArthur

Both parks include amenities such as: • Drinking fountains for dogs • Time out areas • Play spaces for small & large breeds • Park benches • And more!

Women on Weights (WOW)

Prepare to be WOWed during this workout for women only. Learn how to train your body correctly and effectively with workouts customized especially for you. Fitness Center membership included for Orchard class.

Barcode 166818 166817 166816 167188 167187 167401

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Level Classes Day Time Price E 7 M 9:00a–9:45a $17 E 9 Sa 9:00a–9:45a $21 E 8 Sa 8:00a–9:00a $40 E 9 M 9:00a–9:45a $21 E 9 Sa 9:00a–9:45a $21 E 8 Sa 8:00a–9:00a $40

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FITNESS Cont... Zumba Fitness Introduction

Start off your Zumba experience the right way! This special introduction class will help you learn more about the visual and verbal cues used along with breaking down some basic steps and rhythms. This is great for anyone new to Zumba or even those who haven’t done it in awhile.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166889 Boston B 1/12 168420 Evergreen B 1/19 167215 Boston B 3/23 168421 Evergreen B 3/24

Day Sa Su Sa Su

Time Price 1:00p–2:30p $4 1:00p–2:30p $4 1:00p–2:30p $4 1:00p–2:30p $4

Zumba Toning

The original Zumba dance-fitness class rises to the next level! Challenge yourself by using light weight toning sticks incorporated with Latin dance steps to build coordination and muscle endurance.

Barcode Location Level Classes E 9 166890 Edgemoor 166891 Linwood E 9 167242 Edgemoor E 9 E 9 167415 Linwood

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Time Price 11:00a–11:45a $21 6:30p–7:15p $21 11:00a–11:45a $21 6:30p–7:15p $21

Zumba Fitness (Winter)

Join the hottest dance and fitness craze! Sculpt your body with simple Latin dance steps, interval and resistance training for a fun filled rhythmic workout. Fairmount Park, 3500 E. 15th Street North. Register at any recreation center. Colvin class is for ages 13+.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day 166852 Boston E 7 M 166853 Boston E 9 W 166855 Boston E 9 Th 166854 Colvin E 9 Tu 166866 Edgemoor E 7 M 166858 Edgemoor E 7 M 166859 Edgemoor E 8 Tu 166863 Edgemoor E 9 W 166865 Edgemoor E 9 Th 166864 Edgemoor E 9 F 166877 Edgemoor E 9 Sa 166862 Evergreen E 7 M 166882 Evergreen E 9 Tu 166851 Evergreen E 9 W 166868 Evergreen E 9 Th 166871 Evergreen E 9 F 166857 Evergreen E 9 Sa 166856 Fairmount E 7 Sa 166860 Linwood E 9 Tu 166875 Linwood E 9 Th 166880 Linwood E 9 Sa 166861 McAdams E 9 Th 166849 Orchard E 16 M/W 166850 Orchard E 9 Sa 166878 Woodard E 7 Su

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Join the hottest dance and fitness craze! Sculpt your body with simple Latin dance steps, interval and resistance training for a fun filled rhythmic workout. Fairmount Park, 3500 E. 15th Street North. Register at any recreation center. Colvin class is for ages 13+.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day 167219 Boston E 7 M 167407 Boston E 9 W 167222 Boston E 9 Th 167221 Colvin E 6 Tu 167233 Edgemoor E 9 M 167225 Edgemoor E 9 M 167408 Edgemoor E 8 Tu 167409 Edgemoor E 9 W 167385 Edgemoor E 9 Th 167231 Edgemoor E 9 F 167237 Edgemoor E 8 Sa 167229 Evergreen E 9 M 167223 Evergreen E 9 W 167384 Evergreen E 9 Tu 167410 Evergreen E 9 Th 167235 Evergreen E 9 F E 9 Sa 167224 Evergreen E 7 Sa 167414 Fairmount E 9 Tu 167412 Linwood E 9 Th 167236 Linwood 167239 Linwood E 9 Sa E 9 Th 167228 McAdams E 18 M/W 167413 Orchard E 7-4/6 Sa 167217 Orchard E 7 Sa 167411 Woodard

Time Price 6:00p–7:00p $28 9:00a–9:45a $21 6:30p–7:30p $28 4:45p–5:30p $14 9:00a–9:45a $21 5:30p–6:15p $21 5:30p–6:15p $19 9:00a–9:45a $21 6:30p–7:15p $21 9:00a–9:45a $21 11:30a–12:15p $19 6:30p–7:15p $21 6:30p–7:15p $21 7:30p–8:15p $21 6:00p–6:45p $21 6:00p–6:45p $21 10:00a–10:45a $21 10:00a–11:00a $22 7:15p–8:00p $21 5:45p–6:30p $21 9:15a–10:00a $21 6:30p–7:30p $28 5:45p–6:30p $42 11:30a–12:30p $22 1:00p–2:00p $22

Time Price 6:00p–7:00p $22 9:00a–9:45a $21 6:30p–7:30p $28 4:45p–5:30p $21 9:00a–9:45a $17 5:30p–6:15p $17 5:30p–6:15p $19 9:00a–9:45a $21 6:30p–7:15p $21 9:00a–9:45a $21 11:30a–12:15p $21 6:30p–7:15p $17 7:30p–8:15p $21 6:30p–7:15p $21 6:00p–6:45p $21 6:00p–6:45p $21 10:00a–10:45a $21 10:00a–11:00a $22 7:15p–8:00p $21 5:45p–6:30p $21 9:15a–10:00a $21 6:30p–7:30p $28 5:45p–6:30p $38 11:30a–12:30p $28 1:00p–2:00p $22

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Sand Volleyball—Coed Team

SPORTS Bass Fishing Seminar

Take the guess work out of bass fishing! Learn to maximize each lake’s potential, pinpoint when fish are active and get tips on how to hook ‘em! No rods or reels required. Lecture only. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B 5/21 Tu 6:30p–8:30p $10 167386 Watson

Boxing

Take advantage of these ladies only and men only boxing classes! Learn proper techniques such as stance, jabs, power punches, footwork, hooks and uppercuts. Also learn offensive and defensive strategies to help you prepare for a match. This nocontact class features punching bags, speed bags and kick pads instead. Boxing gloves are provided or you may bring your own. Monday class is for women only and Wednesday/Friday are for men only. Tuesday class is a men’s intermediate course.

Barcode Location Level Classes B 6 166459 Woodard I 6 168457 Woodard 168498 Woodard B 6 168499 Woodard B 6 166947 Woodard B 6 I 6 168486 Woodard B 6 168484 Woodard 168485 Woodard B 6

Day M Tu W F M Tu W F

Time 7:00p–7:45p 7:00p–8:00p 7:00p–8:00p 7:00p–8:00p 7:00p–7:45p 7:00p–8:00p 7:00p–8:00p 7:00p–8:00p

Price $16 $21 $21 $21 $16 $21 $21 $21

City of Wichita Golf League

Registration Begins: January 7th Registration Ends: Friday, April 5th League Starts: Sunday, April 14th Tee Times: 3 – 4 PM Time Range Price: $180 per team / $40 for weekend pass holders (must provide pass number) Locations: MacDonald, LW Clapp, Tex Consolver, Auburn Hills, & Sim Description: Teams will consist of two players. Each Sunday your team will face off against an opposing twosome for nine holes of play. The teams lowest score on each hole will be added to determine the teams overall score. Teams will be handicapped and put into flights after the second week of play. The league will take place over eight Sundays (excluding holidays). All fees will be paid in advance to eliminate forfeits. You will NOT have to pay a green fee each week; this cost is included in your registration fee.  

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Get a great workout while playing in the sand! Register as a team for this 6-on-6 self-officiated league. Intermediate teams should have proficient skills. T-shirts will be awarded to the team with the best record. Fee is per team with a maximum of eight on a roster. Register as a team. Must have all team members’ information and payment to register. Contact Watson Park if you would like to be assigned to a team.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167389 Watson B 6 Tu 6:15p–8:00p $60 168422 Watson I 6 Tu 6:15p–8:00p $60

Tennis

Game, set, match! Learn basic tennis fundamentals, rules and game strategies.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time B 5-4/18 Th 7:00p–8:00p 167855 Aley 167397 Edgemoor B 5-4/16 Tu 7:00p–8:00p B 5-4/18 Th 7:00p–8:00p 167380 Colvin

Price $25 $25 $25

Volleyball—Men’s Individual

It’s time to bump it up a notch! Join this self-officiated beginning to intermediate level league. This session requires proficiency in all skills and court strategy. Fee is per visit. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168423 Evergreen B/I 18 Tu/Th 7:00p–9:00p $4 167381 Evergreen B/I 18 Tu/Th 7:00p–9:00p $4

Volleyball—Women’s Individual

Dive into the fun! This is an exciting self-officiated recreational league. Student must have some knowledge of skills and court strategy as this league is not intended for those who’ve never played before.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B/I 5 Th 6:00p–8:00p $18 168478 Woodard B/I 5 Th 6:00p–8:00p $18 168518 Woodard

Volleyball—Women’s Competitive Team

You just got served! Join the ultimate in Women’s Competitive Volleyball league. Enroll by team, six members each. League is self-officiated. Registration available at Evergreen only.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168751 Evergreen A 9 W 8:00p–10:00p $108 167399 Evergreen A 9 W 8:00p–10:00p $108

Wiffleball League

Have fun bringing out your inner child in this wiffleball league played at the brand new Miracle Field at Orchard Park. This is a fun recreational 6-on-6 league that is self officiated. Fee is per team.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167400 Orchard E 6-4/7 Su 2:00p–4:00p $54

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Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

French Braiding

Have your tried French Braiding, but are confused about what strands go where? Receive step-by-step instructions on how to properly divide and intertwine the hair to create that beautiful French Braid. Also learn the important aspects of how to prepare the hair for braiding and helpful accessories to make the process easier. Bring a person with long hair so you can practice. Offered by the Hair & Shampoo Center, 10231 W. 21st Street North, Suite 103. Register at any recreation center. Registration cannot be accepted the day of class.

MARTIAL ARTS Jiu-Jitsu

Your body becomes your weapon in this action packed class! Jiu-Jitsu is a weaponless grappling martial art using take downs, throws, sweeps and submissions. The class focuses on learning and applying fundamental techniques of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu positions and breaking down technique and movements. Students will practice submissions, escapes, positioning and selfdefense.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166593 Evergreen B 9 Sa 1:00p–2:00p $26 B 9 Sa 1:00p–2:00p $26 167035 Evergreen

Shorin Ryu Karate

This class offers the perfect blend of karate and strength training! Students are trained according to traditional Okinawan technique involving the use of hands, feet and elbow. A number of appropriate conditioning exercises are an integral part of the training. This style of karate emphasizes kata (traditional forms) in which the students learn to combine blocking and offensive techniques. Additional training involves circle, line and floor exercises as well as self-defense tactics. Barcode Location Level Classes 168476 Woodard B 7 168752 Woodard B 7 168516 Woodard B 7 168517 Woodard B 7 168754 Woodard I/A 7

Day W W W W W

Time 5:30p–6:30p 6:30p–7:30p 5:30p–6:30p 6:30p–7:30p 7:30p–8:30p

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 3/3 Su 1:30p–3:00p $8 166556 Hr & Shp Ctr. B 167005 Hr & Shp Ctr. B 4/7 Su 1:30p–3:00p $8

Get MesmerEYEZed

All eyes are on YOU! A professional make-up and wardrobe stylist will help you master the perfect smokey-eye and teach you expert techniques so your eye shadow corresponds with any look. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166565 Evergreen B 5 W 7:00p–8:00p $20 B 5 W 7:00p–8:00p $20 167010 Evergreen

Make-Up 101

Whether you have fair skin, dark skin or any shade in between, this class will give you all the make-up tips you need to achieve any look from the office to the dance floor. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166611 Evergreen B 5 W 6:00p–7:00p $20 167084 Evergreen B 5 W 6:00p–7:00p $20

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BEAUTY Caring for your Daughter’s Hair

You’ll soon smile while you style! Taking care of a young girl’s hair can be difficult and frustrating for anyone, but especially for a single dad! Learn all the important basics of hair care such as the proper way of combing or brushing without pulling too hard, the correct styling tools and products for each hair type, how to do a simple braid and put in a perfect pony tail. Bring a person so you can practice. Offered by the Hair & Shampoo Center, 10231 W. 21st Street North, Suite 103. Register at any recreation center. Registration cannot be accepted the day of class. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166491 Hr& Shp Ctr. B 2/10 Su 1:30p–3:00p $8 166974 Hr & Shp Ctr. B 4/21 Su 1:30p–3:00p $8

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Country Dancing

Kick up your heels! Learn to Two-Step & Swing dance. Fee is per couple.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166483 Edgemoor B 7 Sa 10:45a–11:45a $50 166966 Edgemoor B 8 Sa 10:45a–11:45a $57

DANCE Ballroom Dance

Spin your way onto the dance floor! Learn popular ballroom dances including East Coast Swing & the Waltz. Fee is per person, couples encouraged. Minisa Community Facility is located at 704 W. 13th Street and Kiwanis Community Facility is located at 5101 W. 2nd Street. Register at any recreation center. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168424 Minisa B 9 W 7:00p–8:00p $32 167360 Kiwanis I 9 W 7:00p–8:00p $32

Belly Dance

Shimmy your way into shape as you isolate and work various body parts such as the shoulders, chest and stomach.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166428 Linwood B 9 W 6:00p–7:00p $33 166939 Linwood B 8 W 6:00p–7:00p $30

Belly Dance Choreography

If your hips don’t lie, this class is for you! Experienced belly dancers will progress into advanced moves and belly dance choreography. Instructor approval required.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time 166430 Linwood A 9 W 8:00p–9:00p 166429 Linwood A 9 Th 7:00p–8:00p 167850 Linwood A 8 W 8:00p–9:00p 166941 Linwood A 8 Th 7:00p–8:00p

Price $33 $33 $30 $30

Belly Dance Combinations & Props Take your skills to the next level with new dance steps and discover how to use props such as veils, canes and zils.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166431 Linwood I 9 W 7:00p–8:00p $33 I 8 W 7:00p–8:00p $30 166942 Linwood

Big Band Dancing

This class will introduce basic Waltz, Foxtrot, Salsa, Swing and more. The lessons are designed to prepare you to dance socially with a lot of fun and confidence. Partner recommended.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166450 Edgemoor B 7 Sa 12:00p–1:00p $25 166943 Edgemoor B 8 Sa 12:00p–1:00p $29

Clogging

Feel the beat in this high energy folk dance class! Learn to create audible rhythms with your feet. Participants must provide their own clogging shoes. Kiwanis Community Facility, 5101 W. 2nd Street. Register at any recreation center.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166472 Kiwanis B 9 M 6:00p–7:00p $32 166958 Kiwanis B 9 M 6:00p–7:00p $32

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East Coast Swing Dance

Couples put on your dancing shoes! Learn how to swing dance to country and old rock and roll songs. Fee is per couple.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166503 Linwood B 9 Th 7:00p–8:00p $64 166983 Linwood I 9 Th 7:00p–8:00p $64

Hip Hop Fusion

Show your swagger! Get your feet stepping, hips moving and heart pumping while burning major calories in this newly designed class. Learn cutting edge dance steps that are broken down to create the ultimate routine to the latest Hip Hop music.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168468 Woodard B 6 W 6:00p–7:00p $22 168505 Woodard B 6 W 6:00p–7:00p $22

Latin Dancing

Spice up your moves while learning the Salsa, Mambo, Cha-Cha, Rumba, and Cumbia dance techniques.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time B 9 Sa 1:15p–2:15p 166600 Edgemoor 166601 Evergreen B 8 Th 6:30p–7:30p 167074 Edgemoor B 8 Sa 1:15p–2:15p 167075 Evergreen B 8 Th 6:30p–7:30p

Price $32 $29 $29 $29

Night Club Two-Step

Learn basic timing and footwork to Country Western’s most popular slow dance. Fee is per couple.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166617 Linwood B 9 Th 8:00p–9:00p $64 167090 Linwood I 9 Th 8:00p–9:00p $64

Salsa Dance

Come move to the rhythm of Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Free Style. Learn how to move your body to the beat of the music and feel the rhythm of the Latin culture. Partner not required. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166650 Linwood B 9 Tu 6:00p–7:00p $32 167114 Linwood B 9 Tu 6:00p–7:00p $32

Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

HOME IMPROVEMENT

One-Day workshops Offered by The Home Depot Ceramic Tile

We’ve got this covered! Discover how to install ceramic tile floors, walls, and countertops. You will learn to grout like a pro and the results will be stunning. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166463 Edgemoor B 2/16 Sa 10:00a–12:00p $8 166951 Orchard B 4/27 Sa 10:00a–12:00p $8

Deck Building Basics

Pick up that hammer! Learn deck building basics including flooring, posts and railings as The Home Depot associates assemble a small deck.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B 4/13 Sa 10:00a–12:00p $8 166979 Edgemoor

Get Wired

Make Benjamin Franklin proud! Learn how to work with electrical wires to safely replace or install receptacles, switches and light fixtures. You’ll be amazed when you discover how easy it is to install ceiling fans. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166566 Woodard B 2/9 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8 167011 Linwood B 5/11 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8

Gutter Repair & Maintenance

Get ready for those spring storms! Gutters and downspouts are the first line of defense to prevent water from collecting along the foundation. The Home Depot staff will guide you through patching a hole, sealing a leaky corner joint and securing a gutter that’s pulled away from the house. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 169100 Linwood B 3/23 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8

Plumbing: Faucets

Don’t let that annoying drip drive you crazy! Learn how to clear clogs and basic faucet repair and replacement. Changing your faucet to reflect the latest fashion has never been easier. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167104 Evergreen B 4/20 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8

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Plumbing: Toilets

Don’t flush your money down the toilet! Learn how to make simple adjustments, replace toilet parts, and replace an entire toilet.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166641 Evergreen B 1/26 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8

Simple Concrete Repairs

Sometimes home ownership isn’t all it’s cracked up to be! Moisture and temperature extremes can take a toll on concrete. Cracks in the driveway, sidewalks and patio can be fixed easily with just a few tools and a few minutes of your time. Also learn how to repair small areas of scaling and replace that missing chunk off your front step. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 169101 Orchard B 4/6 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8

Wall Repair

Got holes? We’ve got serious solutions! From small cracks to large holes, you’ll learn how to perform that perfect patch! This handson workshop will give you the experience you need to get the job done! Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166804 Evergreen B 3/9 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8

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FINANCE

One-Day Workshops 401K Rollover

Don’t leave your retirement at your old job! Learn how to move the money where you can manage it and help it continue to grow. Offered by Farmers Insurance Group.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166367 Edgemoor B 1/26 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8 166901 Edgemoor B 4/6 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8

Credit Score Enhancement

Have you ever wondered which factors influence your credit score? At this one-day workshop, you will learn exactly what a credit score is, how it is used, what affects your score and how to improve it. Also discover how to dispute items on a credit report along with how to get on a credit card no call list. You will feel more at ease about your financial future! Offered by Wichita Federal Credit Union. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B 2/2 Sa 10:00a–11:30p $8 166488 Woodard B 3/5 Tu 7:00p–8:30p $8 169404 Boston 166971 Linwood B 4/6 Sa 10:00a–11:30p $8

Understanding Life Insurance

Secure your future! Don’t wait for that big event to make you think about life insurance. Understand the difference between employer insurance and separate protection. You’ll also find out how to protect yourself when you no longer have those employer benefits. Offered by Farmers Insurance Group.

Designing Themed Gardens

Learn how to design your own themed garden with various plantings such as American Colonial, Zen Moon, and Butterfly. Please bring an 8 ½” x 11” color photograph of the space you wish to redesign. Offered by Botanica, The Wichita Gardens, 701 N. Amidon. Register at any recreation center. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168901 Botanica B 1/24 Th 6:30p–8:00p $15

Landscaping Dos and Don’ts

We will discuss common mistakes found in the home landscape and tips to make your yard the envy of the neighborhood. This will include planting guidelines, weed control, pruning, and many other gardening tricks learned through the years. Bring a picture or sketch of the area you would like to improve. Offered by Botanica, The Wichita Gardens, 701 N. Amidon. Register at any recreation center.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B 2/26 Tu 6:30p–8:00p $15 168902 Botanica

Tree Planting & Pruning

You’ll have it made in the shade! Learn the fundamentals of appropriate tree-selection, planting and basic maintenance and observe the planting of a tree. Also learn more about the proper pruning techniques for ornamental trees and shrubs. Meet on east side of Naftzger Park, 102 S. St. Francis. Instructed by staff from the Wichita Forestry Division. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168908 Naftzger Pk B 4/13 Sa 9:00a–11:00a $8

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166799 Edgemoor B 2/9 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8 167173 Edgemoor B 4/20 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8

Understanding Property Insurance

Don’t wait until it’s too late to understand how your policy works! Learn about risks, liability and protection to better ensure security for you and your family. Offered by Farmers Insurance Group.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166801 Edgemoor B 2/23 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8 167174 Edgemoor B 5/4 Sa 10:00a–11:30a $8

NATURE

One-Day Workshops Attracting Birds to Your Backyard

Keep your eye on the birdie! Come check out the various types of bird feeders and watering stations available, learn more about the individual features and how to effectively integrate them into your home’s landscape. Also receive a set of designs for a birdhouse that is adjustable for several different species. Instructed by staff from the Great Plains Nature Center.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168903 Boston B 2/19 Tu 6:30p–8:00p $8 168904 Linwood B 3/2 Sa 10:30a–12:00p $8

Birdwatching Basics

Birds of a feather, flock together and spring is a great time to observe the birds returning north from their winter vacations! This class will discuss the basics of identifying the more common local birds, their physical features, behaviors and the time of year they migrate. Participants will also learn about binoculars and spotting scopes and how to properly use them. Instructed by staff from the Great Plains Nature Center. Barcode Location

Level Classes Day Time Price 168905 Orchard B 4/9 Tu 6:30p–8:00p $8 168906 Edgemoor B 5/11 Sa 10:30–12:00p $8

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Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

Roast Chicken with a “Twist”

Have the family set the table and prepare for a gourmet meal made by you! Students will begin by learning how to properly debone the chicken and how to create a roulade (a rolled stuffed piece of meat). While the chicken is roasting, create several sides and a sauce. Students will take home the fully cooked meal that will serve 4–6 people. Students should bring an apron, wear closed-toe shoes and long pants or skirt. Offered by Butler Community College School for Hospitality and Culinary Arts. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168680 Boston B 4/6 Sa 2:00p–6:00p $53

COOKING

Soul Food Cooking

Bolivian Cooking

Take a trip to South America and learn to make an authentic Bolivian main dish. Students will create Silpancho, which utilizes the staple foods of Bolivia and includes rice, potatoes, schnitzel style meat, vegetables and eggs. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168497 Woodard B 1/19 Sa 12:00p–2:00p $13 B 3/30 Sa 12:00p–2:00p $13 168481 Woodard

This mouth-watering southern cuisine is good for the soul! After taking this class you’ll be ready to dish up fried chicken, fried catfish, macaroni and cheese, mustard greens, yams and barbecued ribs. You’ll leave your guests craving more at your next dinner party! Barcode Location

Level Classes 166722 McAdams 167133 McAdams

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Cake Decorating

Learn basic cake decorating from preparation of pans to finishing the cake. Workshops are demonstration. All materials supplied. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168755 Woodard B 2/23 Sa 12:00p–3:00p $20 168493 Woodard B 4/27 Sa 12:00p–3:00p $20

Cooking Around the Clock

Everyone can cook! Learn how to prepare 30-minute meals for every time of the day. Each week focuses on a different meal including breakfast, lunch, dinner, appetizer, and a snack.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B 4 M 6:00p–7:00p $27 166476 Woodard 166960 Woodard B 4 M 6:00p–7:00p $27

Cooking Made Simple

Learn a few tips and tricks to make cooking simple for you. This class is open to beginners through advanced cooks. We will make steamed rice, chicken dishes, and quick stir fry.

Barcode Location Level Classes 166477 Edgemoor B 5 166478 Edgemoor B 4-2/20 166961 Edgemoor B 5 166962 Edgemoor B 4-5/1

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Price $37 $30 $37 $30

Healthy Cooking with Fresh Foods

Have fun and enjoy this cooking workshop that focuses on healthy cooking techniques and natural ingredients that can be found locally. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168466 Woodard B 2/2 Sa 1:00p–3:00p $13 168503 Woodard B 4/13 Sa 1:00p–3:00p $13

Hispanic Cooking

Make mouth watering authentic dishes ranging from flour tacos to enchiladas. You’ll be a hit at your next fiesta! Food is provided.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166578 Evergreen B 5 W 6:00p–7:00p $29 167020 Evergreen B 5 W 6:00p–7:00p $29

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Ghost Academy

Is there something strange—in your neighborhood? This workshop will prepare you to investigate! Learn the technical aspects of an investigation such as investigative equipment, terminology, investigation techniques, different types of paranormal activity and evidence review. Listen to actual investigation recordings from the Wichita Sedgwick County Historical Museum, Cowtown, Orpheum Theater and others. Offered by the Wichita Paranormal Research Society. Ages 18+. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166567 Linwood B 2/2 Sa 1:00p–4:00p $15 B 3/9 Sa 1:00p–4:00p $15 169560 Linwood

Resolving Conflicts

Conflict is a part of life, but it can make our home and work environments uncomfortable! Discuss options on how to successfully approach conflicts, communicate more effectively, and enhance listening skills so you feel empowered and more confident in your ability to manage or resolve problems. This is an interactive class using role playing in a safe setting. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166496 Edgemoor B 4 W 7:00p–8:30p $25 166978 Linwood B 4 W 7:00p–8:30p $25

Wedding Party Planning

Here comes the bride! Students will learn decorating basics, how to create your own programs and invitations, along with planning the dinner.

Barcode Location 166806 McAdams 167179 McAdams

Level Classes Day Time Price B 6 F 4:00p–6:00p $36 B 6 F 4:00p–6:00p $36

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Adults ART Oil Painting

Dream big as you choose your next project! Work one-on-one with the instructor to take your painting skills to the next level. This class is for basic to advanced painters. Bring supplies.

Build your resume, while you build your bank account! Wichita Park and Recreation is looking for instructors for: Fitness / Cooking / Toddler Classes/ Gymnastics / Cheerleading / Dance

CALL: 268-4192 for more information.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166619 Edgemoor E 7 M 1:30p–3:30p $47 167091 Edgemoor E 9 M 1:30p–3:30p $60

LANGUAGES Signing Exact English

Sign up for this unique form of sign language! Students will learn to communicate by signing the English language. This differs from American Sign Language as it places the signs in the proper English order and are translated word-for-word.

PHOTOGRAPHY Advanced Digital Photography

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B 9 Tu 6:30p–7:30p $31 166708 Evergreen B 9 Tu 6:30p–7:30p $31 167121 Evergreen

This advanced photography class will build on the basics of exposure, macro shots, editing, understanding more about lenses and light painting. Also learn about cool camera accessories that are available at affordable prices.

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Advanced Digital Photography: Lighting Techniques

Location Level Classes Day 166733 Boston B 9 166729 Edgemoor I 9 166725 Edgemoor A 9 166727 Edgemoor B 9 166731 Evergreen I 7 166728 Evergreen B 9 166732 Evergreen B 9 166724 Evergreen A 9 166750 Evergreen A 9 166726 Evergreen B 9 168425 Orchard B 9 167145 Boston B 9 167140 Edgemoor I 9 167391 Edgemoor A 9 167393 Edgemoor B 9 167142 Evergreen I 9 167139 Evergreen B 9 167394 Evergreen B 9 167392 Evergreen A 9 167144 Evergreen A 9 167137 Evergreen B 9 167138 Orchard B 9

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price A 3-4/18 Th 6:00p–8:00p $25 169250 Edgemoor

Come find out how to use light to turn your photos into works of art! Discussion topics include using your flash, low light conditions, use of existing light, freezing techniques and panning. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 169251 Edgemoor A 3-2/21 Th 6:00p–8:00p $25

Basic Digital Photography

Beginning shutterbugs explore camera functions, composition, editing, printing and archiving. Bring camera and memory card. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166498 Orchard B 3-1/28 M 6:00p–8:00p $25

Digital Photography for the SLR user

Enhance your photography skills! This course is designed for cameras with a removable lens and covers basic camera settings, exposure, depth of field, and composition along with common photography issues. Bring camera, camera manual and digital work examples. NonSLR camera owners may attend this class as many of the topics/exercises can be used on point-and-shoot cameras. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166500 Edgemoor B 3-1/17 Th 6:00p–8:00p $25

Outdoor Digital Photography

This class will cover the basics of outdoor photography and will be a combination of indoor and outdoor sessions. If the weather does not cooperate we will still have plenty of exercises. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167388 Orchard B 3-4/22 M 6:00p–8:00p $25

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Boost your communication skills by learning a new language! Practice common words, phrases and sentence structures. Edgemoor requires the textbook “Spanish in 10 Minutes a Day.” Intermediate courses are for students who have taken beginning course. Advanced courses must have taken beginning and intermediate. Barcode Time Th W W F Tu Tu M Sa Sa Sa Th Th W W F Tu Tu M Sa Sa Sa Th

Price 6:00p–7:30p $41 5:30p–7:00p $41 7:00p–8:30p $41 5:30p–7:00p $41 9:00a–10:30a $32 10:30a–12:00p $41 6:30p–8:00p $41 9:00a–10:30a $41 10:30a–12:00p $41 12:00p–1:30p $41 6:45p–8:15p $41 6:00p–7:30p $41 5:30p–7:00p $41 7:00p–8:30p $41 5:30p–7:00p $41 9:00a–10:30a $41 10:30a–12:00p $41 6:30p–8:00p $41 9:00a–10:30a $41 10:30a–12:00p $41 12:00p–1:30p $41 6:45p–8:15p $41

French

Parlez-vous francais? If you don’t speak French, you will after picking up the basic grammar, numbers, and essential phrases for everyday French conversation. Students must purchase “Passport Books” by Andela Wilkes. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166555 Edgemoor B 9 Tu 6:00p–7:30p $41 167004 Edgemoor B 9 Tu 6:00p–7:30p $41

Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

Jewelry Creations

Bead dazzled! Class covers beading basics and wire work including handmade clasps and ear wires. Students provide 20-guage copper wire and beads. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166427 McAdams B 8 Sa 4:00p–6:00p $54 166938 McAdams B 8 Sa 4:00p–6:00p $54

PINTERESTing Crafts

Impress your friends by making crafts which have been featured on Pinterest! They’re not only eye catching but also functional! Create home decor and gifts such as a Tutu Door Wreath and Ceramic Tile Coasters. Some supplies provided. Students will receive a supply list the first day of class. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 169301 Evergreen B 5 Sa 10:00a–11:00a $20 169302 Evergreen B 5 Sa 10:00a–11:00a $20

HOBBIES & LEISURE Billiards Made Easy

Don’t let the pool sharks scare you off! Learn to play the game of eight ball and proper pool shooting techniques. The following pool shooting skills will be covered: proper cue stick position, the opening break, cutting balls into corner and side pockets, front and back ball spin and the various shots.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166643 Woodard B 5 Th 6:30p–7:30p $22 167107 Woodard B 5 Th 6:30p–7:30p $22

Quilts and Throws

Wrap up with your loved ones! Give your quilts, throws or pillows a personal touch using family photos that have been transferred to special fabric sheets. Sewing machines and quilting rack available and muslin backing provided. Bring photos that are 5”x7” or 8”x10”. Students will receive a supply list the first day of class. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price B 8 Su 1:00p–3:00p $48 166649 McAdams 167113 McAdams B 8 Su 1:00p–3:00p $48

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Blueprint Advanced Billiards

Got game on the table? Take your skills to the next level by learning more about the pre-shot routine, different types of bridges, the correct way to stroke a shot, stop, follow and draw shots in depth. Also learn several advanced drills to improve cue ball control, how and when to use English Billiards rules. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price I/A 5 M 6:00p–7:00p $22 168496 Woodard I/A 5 M 6:00p–7:00p $22 168479 Woodard

Save money and express your own style! Sewing machines provided for machine stitch, and sew-by-hand. Learn to read patterns to make clothing, drapes, and more. Students will receive a supply list the first day of class.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166705 McAdams B 8 Sa 12:00p–2:00p $50 167120 McAdams B 8 Sa 12:00p–2:00p $50

Domino Club

Come and enjoy structured domino play. Members will participate in a singles/doubles championship tournament during the final week of the program. Snacks are provided weekly. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166502 McAdams E 9 Sa 2:00p–6:00p $20 166982 McAdams E 9 Sa 2:00p–6:00p $20

Flower Arrangements

Create your own show stopping designs for your home, office or business. Students receive a supply list the first day of class. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166550 McAdams B 6 Sa 2:00p–4:00p $36 166998 McAdams B 6 Sa 2:00p–4:00p $36

I Love Duct Tape

Are you crazy for duct tape? Make awesome accessories such as wallets, bags, bracelets, cell phone cases or flip flops from the funkiest duct tape colors around. Duct tape supplied for the first class. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price

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PHOTOGRAPHY Digital Photography Basics

FITNESS Forever Fit

A low impact fitness class which promotes increased strength, range of movement, balance and flexibility with the use of handheld weights and elastic tubing with handles. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time 166551 Edgemoor E 9 Tu 9:15a–10:00a 166552 Edgemoor E 9 Th 9:00a–9:45a 166553 Linwood E 7 M 9:15a–10:00a 168464 Woodard E 7 W 9:15a–10:00a 168465 Woodard E 7 Sa 9:15a–10:00a 167001 Edgemoor E 9 Tu 9:15a–10:00a 167002 Edgemoor E 9 Th 9:00a–9:45a 167003 Linwood E 9 M 9:15a–10:00a 168501 Woodard E 7 W 9:15a–10:00a 168907 Woodard E 7 Sa 9:15a–10:00a

Price $21 $21 $17 $17 $17 $21 $21 $21 $17 $17

A simple and fun class designed to introduce active adults how to better use and understand the digital camera and artistic photography techniques. Learn more about composition, improving the appearance of photos, exporting the images and use of the cameras functions. Price Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time 169555 Boston B 4-2/22 F 9:00a–10:30a $25 169554 Evergreen B 4-1/16 W 9:00a–10:30a $25 169556 Edgemoor B 4-3/28 Th 9:00a–10:30a $25 169557 Orchard B 4-4/23 Tu 9:00a–10:30a $25

SPORTS Pickleball

Swing your way into this fun filled game combining ping pong, tennis and badminton! Play with wooden paddles and a perforated plastic ball, similar to a wiffleball. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price E 8 Tu 1:00p–3:00p $4/visit 166634 McAdams E 8 Tu 1:00p–3:00p $4/visit 167100 McAdams

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Stretch and Tone

Get energized! Stay active and improve your muscle tone and flexibility. Bring your own exercise mat. Goldenrod Community Building, 1302 S. Pattie. Register at any recreation center.

Barcode Location Level Classes E 7 167851 Goldenrod 166756 Linwood E 9 167852 Goldenrod E 9 167151 Linwood E 9

Day M F M F

Time 9:30a–10:15 9:30a–10:15a 9:30a–10:15 9:30a–10:15a

Price $17 $21 $21 $21

Hand Crafted Jewelry

Learn to create beautiful designer jewelry such as brooches, necklaces, bracelets or earrings. Tools, wire and fishing line provided. Student supplies beads. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166570 McAdams B 5 F 12:00p–2:00p $32 167014 McAdams B 5 F 12:00p–2:00p $32

Therapeutic Ball Circuit

Great for older adults seeking a lighter workout using therapeutic exercises designed for joint stabilization and core strength. Using primarily body weight and physioballs, these slower paced exercises will help you work up a sweat and build overall health and wellness. Barcode Location Level

Classes Day Time Price E 8 F 166784 Orchard 168477 Woodard E 6 Sa 167167 Orchard E 8 F

2:15p–3:00p $19 10:00a–10:45a $14 2:15p–3:00p $19

Yoga

Can you say ohmmmm? You’ll love this Yoga class which will move you through basic stretches and poses. Bring your own mat. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166820 Linwood E 9 W 9:30a–10:15a $21 167205 Linwood E 9 W 9:30a–10:15a $21

Zumba Gold

Get moving with Latin inspired dance rhythms! Learn basic Cha-Cha, Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia and some belly dance moves. Designed specifically for Active Adults and those with special needs. Barcode Location Level

Classes Day Time Price 166887 Edgemoor E 9 167241 Edgemoor E 9

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10:00a–10:45a $21 10:00a–10:45a $21

Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

Facility Rentals

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Outdoor Spaces

The City of Wichita has a wide variety of unique facilities available for your next big family reunion, birthday party and business meetings! Many of Wichita’s parks offer outdoor open shelter spaces and gazebos to accommodate for that special event. For more information about outdoor shelters and to reserve your spaces call 316-268-4152.

Auburn Hills Public Golf Course 433 S. 135th Street West 316-219-9700

Let Auburn Hills Public Golf Course make your wedding day a special one! Auburn Hills is perfect for indoor and outdoor ceremonies. The golf course provides a beautiful setting for your wedding, the club house holds up to 150 guests with space for a dance floor, DJ and much more. Call today to schedule a tour.

Recreation & Community Facilities

Wedding photo taken by Alex Unruh with T & J Studios, Inc.

These facilities are available to rent for sports practice, birthday parties, family reunions, special dinners and group gatherings. Each one provides different amenities such as full kitchens, use of table and chairs and a building attendant. For more information on recreation facility rentals and community buildings, visit wichita.gov and click on park and recreation or call 316-268-4361 today!

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Riverside Tennis Center

Winter / Spring 2013

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HOURS OF OPERATION Mon–Thurs 8:30–9:30 • Friday 8:30–8:00 Saturday 8:00–6:00 • Sunday 11:00–7:30

AWARDS USTA Missouri Valley Facility of the Year USPTA Missouri Valley Facility of the Year USPTA Missouri Valley Facility Manager of the Year

Junior Groups

Private Lessons

All participants are grouped by ability and must register by session. Dec. 31 – Feb. 1 Feb. 4 – March 1 March 4 – March 20 April 1– May 3 May 6 – May 31

Court Rates

Pee Wee Mon 5:30 p–6:30 p Beginner M/F 6:30 p–7:30 p Intermediate W/F 5:30 p–6:30 p Advanced Tu/Th 5:30 p–6:30 p High Performance Tu/Th 6:30 p–7:30 p

Rates

Private instruction is available by contacting Riverside and setting up a time to work with your favorite Riverside Pro. Director of Tennis Certified Staff Pro Private: $40/hr Private: $34/hr Semi-Private: $48/hr Semi-Private: $40/hr

Courts may be reserved in advance by using a Visa or MasterCard debit/credit card. Reserve up to 3 days in advance Indoor: $16/hr Outdoor: $4/ hr

Feb, March, May Session Fees:

Jan & April Session Fees:

Pee Wee Fri 5:30 p–6:30 p Beginner M/F 6:30 p–7:30 p Intermediate W/F 5:30 p–6:30 p Advanced Tu/Th 5:30 p–6:30 p High Performance Tu/Th 6:30 p–7:30 p

Ages 4–7 Ages 8–16 Ages 10–18 Ages 12–18 Ages 12–18

$36 $72 $72 $72 $72

Ages 4–7 Ages 8–16 Ages 10–18 Ages 12–18 Ages 12–18

$45 $90 $90 $90 $90

Adult Leagues—Outdoor

Each four week session includes an additional week for weather related make-up games.

Coed Drop-in Doubles

Starting in March, players of all abilities can come to Riverside around 6:20 p.m. to get your name on the list and the RTC staff will match players up for a night of round robin doubles players. Mondays 6:30 p–8:30 p $3 per night

Men’s Singles

Open to men with NTRP ratings of 3.0 and above. Run as a flight league where you advanced based on your win-loss record from the previous week. May 7 – May 28 Tuesdays 6:30p–8:30p $20/Session

Men’s Doubles

Open to men with NTRP ratings of 3.0 and above. Run as a flight league with advancement based on your win-loss record from the previous week. May 9 – May 30 Thursdays 6:30 p–8:30 p $16/Session

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Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

Amenities

• Ten newly resurfaced outdoor courts

Adult Leagues—Indoor

• Three indoor courts for year-round play

Men’s Doubles 4.0 and Above

Open to men with NTRP ratings of 4.0 and above. Run as a flight league where you advanced based on your win-loss record from the previous week. Jan. 1 – Feb. 26 March 5 – April 30 Tuesdays 7:30 p–9:00 p $81/Session

Men’s Doubles 3.0–4.0

Open to men with NTRP ratings of 3.0 –4.0. Run as a flight league where you advanced based on your win-loss record from the previous week. Jan. 3 – Feb. 28 March 7 – May 2 Thursdays 7:30 p-9:00 p $81/Session

• Full-service pro shop

Adult Group Lessons Beginner Drill

This drill is for the new players that have little or no experience. The emphasis is on stroke production and includes some point play. This is a weekly registration. Jan. 6 – June 2 Sundays 11:30a–1:00p $13/Class

Intermediate Drill

MEMBERSHIPS Memberships are not required for play at Riverside, but are available and include discounted court rates and lessons. (Notice the change in the previous statement)

Outdoor Basic Membership

Includes unlimited outdoor court time. Individual membership is $15 per month or $25 for a family membership which includes up to 3 family members in the same household.

Outdoor Plus Membership

Perfect for players with some experience who want to gain strategy guidance. The first half is spent refining technique, and the second half is spent introducing doubles strategy. Some ability to rally is required to participate. This is a weekly registration. Jan. 6 – June 2 Sundays 1:00p–2:30p $13/Class

Advanced Drill

This drill, designed for players with playing experience, spends the first half focusing on stroke production. The second half is spent working on doubles strategy and patterns of play. Ability to rally consistently is required to participate. This is a weekly registration. Jan. 2 – June 1 Wednesdays 6:30p–8:00p; Saturdays 9:00a–10:30a $13/Class

Includes unlimited outdoor court time and 25% off indoor court time. Group lesson rate is discounted $1 per hour. Individual membership is $20 per month or $35 for a family membership which includes up to 3 family members in the same household.

Deluxe Membership

Includes unlimited outdoor and indoor court time. Group lesson rates discounted $1 per hr. Individual membership is $50 per month or $95 for a family membership which includes up to 3 family members in the same household.

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Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

Special Populations The following programs are designed for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Cooking for Yourself

Become your own personal chef! You’ll have a great time while learning how to cook healthy meals and snacks. This class teaches how to measure, follow a recipe and select the right ingredients to make your meals melt in your mouth. Ages 18+. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 168400 Orchard E 4-5/1 W 6:00p–7:30p $25

Special Artists

Express yourself through art! Beads for jewelry, fuse beads, shrink art and finger painting are just a few items that will be used to make your special art work. These projects are geared towards each individual’s ability and will focus on eye hand coordination, dexterity and other useful skills. Parents are encouraged to assist. Ages 10+. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 166753 Edgemoor E 9 Sa 10:00a–10:45a $36 167148 Edgemoor E 8 Sa 10:00a–10:45a $32

Sports League

Calling all sports fans! Participants will be placed on teams and will play a different sport each week such as Bocci ball, football and dodgeball. Games are officiated with a maximum of 8 players per team. Ages 13+. Barcode Location Level Classes Day Time Price 167470 Orchard E 6 Tu 6:00p–8:00p $9

Check Out the New Family Section! Martial Arts classes, page 11 Sports classes, page 10 and 11 Dance classes, page 11 Beauty classes, page 12

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Policies Important Reminders • Classes begin the week of January 14 unless otherwise noted. • Registration begins on December 26. • Separate registration required for participants with different addresses. • Registration confirmations are not sent. Keep a record of dates and times of your classes. • Register early to avoid cancellations due to low enrollment. • Contact the recreation center to verify class is taking place before purchasing supplies.

Late Registration • Late registration is allowed if space is available and it does not impact the students’ learning process. • Classes will be pro-rated after the second

Classroom Policy • Parents are not allowed in the classroom during Tots/Youth classes. • Parents are not allowed to bring their children to adult classes.

A Special Thanks to our Community Partners! Wichita Park & Recreation would like to acknowledge the following community partners for sharing their knowledge and expertise with our participants. • Bike Cave • Catholic Charities Foster Grandparent Program • Farmers Insurance Group • Hair & Shampoo Center • The Home Depot • WATER Center • Wichita Bike/Walk Alliance • Wichita Federal Credit Union • Wichita Paranormal Research Society • Wichita Rowing Association • Wichita Shooting Stars • Pheasants and Quails Forever

3 Easy Ways to Register

• Please notify your Recreation Center if you or your child needs special accommodations to attend classes.

Mail-In your registration form along with check

Cancellation Policy • Participants will be notified of class cancellations.

Call and register by phone utilizing a Visa or MasterCard credit/debit card

• Class transfers are subject to space availability. • If a class is cancelled an effort will be made to schedule a make-up session. • Participants may withdraw from a class without penalty if a request received 2 days prior to first class.

Walk-In and register in person at any recreation center between 9 a.m. & 5 p.m. M–F.

• Please notify Wichita Park & Recreation immediately of cancellations so the waiting list may be utilized.

Refund Policy • Full refunds will be issued if the cancellation is made by Wichita Park & Recreation staff. • No refunds for classes missed by a student. • Partial refunds will be granted for cancellations: • Allow 2-3 weeks to receive refund. • 80% refund after the first class • 50% refund after the second class • No refund after the third class

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Coming this Summer Online Registration!

Will make signing up for summer classes more convenient. Ask your Recreation Center for more details.

Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26

Registration Para registrar en EspaĂąol para clases, Ilame a Christina en Park and Recreation a 316-268-4628.

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Wichita Park & R ecreation Community Fund 455 N Main St. Suite 101 Wichita, KS 67202

The Fun. The CHALLENGE.

THE CHARGE! HARD CHARGE is invading Wichita/Park City with its 4-mile obstacle mission. More than 20 challenging obstacles, unpredictable terrain and television cameras capturing it all. You definitely don’t want to miss out.

Learn more and register at HardCharge.com/events

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Winter Classes January 14 – March 17

Spring Classes March 25 – May 26


Wichita Park & Rec. W/SP 2013 Activities Guide