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Winter/Spring 2018 CITY OF ALLEN P A R K S & R E C R E AT I O N ACTIVITY GUIDE

JANUARY 2 - APRIL 23 R E G I S T R AT I O N Resident: December 11 Non-Resident: December 13


Learning Interests Fitness Events Allen Parks and Recreation serves to give you opportunities to learn, engage your interests, improve your health through fitness and wellness options and entertain you at events. A L L E N PA R K S .O R G


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Welcome to the There’s never been a better time to enjoy life in Allen. But you don’t have to take my word for it. This year, MONEY Magazine put Allen at #1 in Texas and #2 in the nation in its annual list of Best Places to Live! The report praised our city’s economic stability, excellent schools and low crime rate. But it’s our parks and recreation system that really made the city stand out. Editors were wowed by our 1,184 acres of parks, 61 miles of paved trails, bustling Allen Event Center and packed schedule of annual activities—including several listed in this 2018 Winter/Spring Guide to Allen Parks and Recreation.

Stephen Terrell, Mayor CITY OF ALLEN

Allen is #1 in Texas, This year, we’re out to prove that #2 in the nation! even the best city in Texas can get better and better. Not only are we adding playgrounds, expanding trails and building the new 75-acre Spirit Park; we’re also improving the way you sign up for recreation classes, enroll kids in camp and reserve some facilities and fields. Our new Active Net system lets you search by facility, class time, age group or instructor. Check it out when Winter/Spring enrollment begins on December 11.

Thanks for all you do to make Allen a vibrant, welcoming and fun-filled place to call home.

Letter from the Mayor

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Who We Are Mission To establish a Parks and Recreation system for our citizens that provides them with a source of pleasure, promotes economic development, minimizes demands on valuable City resources and instills pride in those who make it happen. CITY COUNCIL

Mayor Stephen Terrell, Mayor Pro Tem Gary L. Caplinger, Kurt Kizer, Carl Clemencich, Joey Herald, Robin L. Sedlacek, Baine Brooks

C I T Y S TA F F

Peter H. Vargas, City Manager

A D M I N I S T R AT I O N

Tim Dentler, Director Dave Angeles, Assistant Director Brian Bristow, Assistant Director Carrie Cessna, Assistant Director Travis Cunniff, Recreation Services Mgr. Anthony Hill, Resource Development Mgr. Brandy O’Keefe, Marketing Mgr. Robert Townsend, Admin. Services Mgr. Jennifer Robinson, Support Specialist Keith Marchand, Reservations Coordinator Anna-Marie Underwood, Special Events Coordinator Donna Ludwig, Senior Admin. Assistant Cury Santiago, Admin. Assistant

P A R K S & R E C R E AT I O N BOARD

Tom Cowart, Paul Davidson, Michael Smiddy, John Holley, Geoben Johnson III, Tricia Losavio, Rodrigo Vizcaino

PLANNING SERVICES

Matt McComb, Landscape Architect Laura Cuellar, Park Planner Randy Thompson, Park Planner Kelly McGinnis, Project/Grant Coordinator Robert Ferron, Parks Development Inspector

S I T E A N D FA C I L I T Y S E R V I C E S

Parks/Athletic Fields/Irrigation Kim Spearman, Site Superintendent Buildings/Construction/Contracted Services Zach Francis, Facility Superintendent Bobby Trevino, Operations Supervisor Forestry/Horticulture Jesse Simmons, City Forester Stacy Adams, Admin. Assistant

Allen Parks and Recreation Department is a recipient of the 2016 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management presented by the National Recreation and Park Association.

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PARKS & RECREATION

301 Century Parkway Allen, Texas 75013 214.509.4700 LifeInAllen@cityofallen.org


W H AT ’ S I N S I D E

Letter from the Mayor 3 Who We Are 4 Table of Contents 5 Facilities Allen Community Ice Rink 6 Allen Senior Recreation Center 8 Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium 10 Joe Farmer Recreation Center 12 The Courses at Watters Creek 14 The Edge 16 Special Events 19 Allen Public Library 22 Programming Young Children 24 Youth 27 Camps 32 Teens & Adults 34 Seniors 46 Aquatics 49 Ice Rink 56 Adult Athletics 58 Golf 60 Rentals Pavilion Rentals 64 Facility Rentals 66 Registration 68 Special Insert: Parks & Trails Map 35-38 C L A S S L O C AT I O N K E Y AEC Allen Event Center ACIR Allen Community Ice Rink AHS Allen High School ASRC Allen Senior Recreation Center DRN Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium JFRC Joe Farmer Recreation Center TCWC The Courses at Watters Creek TE The Edge IN ALLEN

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ACIR

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Allen Community Ice Rink

Facility Hours* M-F

6-9:30AM 3-8PM

SA SU

8AM-5PM 12-5PM

*Facility and open skate hours vary depending on season and programming. Call front desk for information.

Ice skating and hockey aren’t just winter sports! Open year-round, Allen Community Ice Rink offers a diverse range of events and provides opportunities to skate in costumes, with clubs and for charitable causes. Whether you’re a rookie or veteran, come put on some skates and hit the ice! 6

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Admission Fees OPEN SKATE FREESTYLE STICK TIMES SKATE RENTALS

$5 (all ages and levels) $10/hour; $2.50/15 minutes $10 $3

Punch Cards For Skating & Hockey FREESTYLE

Available for 10 Hours, 100 hours and 150 hours

STICK TIME

10 Sessions for $90 or 5 Sessions available for $45

Savings start at $10! Purchase punch cards at ACIR front desk.

Rentals See pages 64-65 for information.


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Location 200 E. Stacy Rd. #1350 Allen, TX 75002

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972.912.1097

Center Supervisor: Timmy Vessakosol

Activities Special Events It's Great to Skate Valentine's Open Skate Spring Break Open Skate Easter Open Skate

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Skating Lessons Introduction to Skating Learn to Skate Homeschool Skating Advanced Figure Skating Open Skates Adult Skate Homeschool Skate Hockey Introduction to Hockey Learn to Play Hockey Institute of Allen Stick Time Hockey 1 Adult Hockey 2 Adult Skills Leagues Jr. Americans Adult Instructional Adult D & D2

Amenities Find Ice Rink programming on pages 56-57!

Locker Rooms Skate Sharpening Pro Shop Meeting Rooms Off-Ice Training Areas Skate Rental

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ASRC

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Allen Senior Recreation Center Offering unique programs, classes and trips, Allen Senior Recreation Center is the perfect reminder that at age 50 and better, life’s just getting started! Make new friends while playing billiards and ping pong. Learn new skills or improve on old ones. Avoid crowded gyms by utilizing the fullyfurnished fitness room. 8

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Facility Hours M/W/F

7AM-5PM

T/TH

7AM-8PM

SA/SU

Closed

Daily Lunch Freshly prepared meals are served MondayFriday from 12-1PM for members at the cost of $4 per meal and $3 for a garden salad. Preregistration is required no later than 9:30AM on the same day.

Find Senior programming on pages 46-48!

Want to find out more about ASRC? The CenterLink is a bimonthly newsletter featuring all upcoming programs, events and trips. The CenterLink is available at ASRC and online at AllenParks. org.


Membership Resident*

Non-Resident

$5

$24

*Resident rates include Allen residents and employees working for businesses, corporations and organizations in the city limits.

Rentals See pages 64-65 for information.

Activities Special Events Volunteer Kick Off Meeting Travel Ireland New York San Antonio Schulenburg Lunch Breaks Day Trips Extended Trips To Be Announced Fitness Line Dancing Yoga Pilates SilverSneakers® Pole Walking Chair Volleyball

Location 451 E. St. Mary Dr. Allen, TX 75002

Contact 214.509.4820 Center Supervisor: Julie Olles

ASRC is for people Arts & Crafts Painting ArtSparks Ceramics Jewelry Making Drawing Education Seminars Lunch & Learns AARP Driver Safety Memory Café Social Daily Lunch Card Games Stitching Time Billiards Ping Pong Clubs

50+

years of age including spouses Annual membership is

$5

for residents Most programs are

Free or Low-Cost ASRC features:

FITNESS ROOM

W/ CARDIO EQUIPMENT

6,000

SQUARE FOOT MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM

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DRN

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium Swimming the lazy river and playing in one of Allen’s largest indoor pools are exciting aquatic experiences that all ages can enjoy at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium! Children can make friends on the play structure and flume slide. Adults can improve fitness in group classes. 10 A L L E N P A R K S . O R G

Facility Hours M-TH 5AM-9PM F 5AM-8PM

SA SU

Open/Public Swim Hours Leisure Pool, Lazy River, Adult/Member Lap Lane (Competition Pool) M/W T/TH F SA/SU

1–8:45PM Closed* 1–7:45PM 1–5:45PM

*Closed on T/TH but open during AISD Holiday Schedule

Rentals See pages 64-65 for information.

8AM-6PM 1-6PM

Indoor Rock Climbing Wall The rock climbing wall is 24 feet high and 18 feet wide. The sandstonetextured wall challenges climbers of all skill levels. MEMBERS: Free NON-MEMBERS: $5


Annual & Seasonal Memberships Adults (18+) Senior (50+) Youth (14-17) Youth (3-13) Youth (2 & under) 3 Months (14) 6 Months (14) Family

Resident* $170 $135 $135 $85 Free $60 $100 $550

Location Non-Resident $245 $205 $205 $155 Free $85 $145 $575

Membership also includes the use of JFRC. *Resident rates include Allen residents and employees working for businesses, corporations and organizations in the city limits.

Daily Swim Admission Adults (18+) Senior (50+) Youth (2 & under) Youth (3-17)

$5 $3 Free $4

Children 6 and younger must have an adult in the water with them at all times. Children 10 & older may be dropped off by parents.

110 E. Rivercrest Blvd. Allen, TX 75002

Contact 214.509.4770

Center Supervisor: Jonathan McCloskey

Activities Special Events Duck Derby Under the Sea Easter Adventure Water Education Lifeguard Training CPR/First Aid Water Safety Instructor Learn to Swim Minnows (Ages 3-5) Sharks (Ages 6-12) Parent/Child Aquatics Adapted Aquatics Adult Lessons Water Fitness Deep Water Courses Power Splash River Robics Shallow Water Works Total Fitness SilverSneakersÂŽ Land Fitness Pilates Roden-Barre Small Group Training Yoga Zumba Cardio Drumming Core Endurance Personal Training

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JFRC

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Facility Hours Joe Farmer Recreation Center

M-TH 6AM-10PM F 6AM-9PM

SA SU

10AM-6PM 1-6PM

Activities Sounds of basketballs dribbling, weights clanking and laughter at the foosball table are heard daily at Joe Farmer Recreation Center. Programs offer chances to learn new leisure and social skills, develop healthy lifestyles and experience unique recreation activities. Join the community and make fitness a new routine!

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Special Events Yap-entine's Day Outdoor Adventure Day Lunch with the Easter Bunny Community Garage Sale Camps Spring Break Performing Arts Music & Dance Life Interests Digital Photography Fishing

Personal Fitness Personal Training Pilates Tai-Chi Yoga Total Body Strength Zumba Sports Archery Basketball Fencing Martial Arts Soccer

Rentals See pages 64-65 for information. Find JFRC programming throughout the guide in the Special Events, Camps, Young Children, Youth and Teen & Adult sections!


Annual & Seasonal Memberships

Location

Resident*

Non-Resident

Adults (18+)

$55

$90

Youth (14-17)

$25

$47

Child (7-13)

$14

$20

Child (6 & under)

Free

Free

Senior (50+)

$25

$47

Family

$175

$185

4 Months

$35

$45

1201 E. Bethany Dr. Allen, TX 75002

Contact 214.509.4750 Center Supervisor: Xierra Alexis

Daily Admission

*Resident rates include Allen residents and employees working for businesses, corporations and organizations in the city limits.

With Member

$5

Without Member $7

22,484 6 2 2 SQUARE FOOT FACILITY

Official Height Basketball Goals

Lane Indoor Track 17 Laps = 1 Mile

Racquetball & Handball Courts

Game Room with Table Tennis, Air Hockey & Foosball

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TCWC

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The Courses at Watters Creek The Courses at Watters Creek offers 33 holes on multiple courses that are designed for players of all abilities. Bring the family for a round on the friendly six-hole course or end your day on the lighted driving range. Special programs are available for men, women and juniors.

Rates with Carts The Traditions Course (18 Holes) WEEKDAY

Weekday Prime (M-TH) Weekday Twilight #1 Weekday Twilight #2 Seniors/Allen Residents Weekday (M-TH)

$45 $35 $25 $35

WEEKEND

Friday Prime (F) Friday Twilight #1 Friday Twilight #2 Weekend Prime (SA-SU) Weekend Twilight #1 Weekend Twilight #2 Senior Friday/Allen Residents (F) Allen Residents Weekend (SA-SU) Senior Weekend (SA-SU)

$49 $39 $25 $59 $39 $25 $39 $47 $52

The Players Course (9 Holes) M-SU (up to 18 holes) Seniors/Allen Residents (up to 18 holes)

$25 $21

The Futures Course (6 Holes) Daily Rates (M-SU) Junior Rates (12 years & under)

$10 $6

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33 Holes

Location 7201 Chase Oaks Blvd. Plano, TX 75025

Contact 214.509.GOLF (4653) Golf Services Manager: Jeff Holt

Online

The Traditions Course This stunning 18-hole course is great for just about any golfer at any skill level. The championship course has been significantly upgraded aesthetically with increased playability.

The Futures Course The 6-hole short course is laid out for players to perfect their short games and for new players to ease into the game of golf with a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

The Players Course Modified in 2013 to appeal to juniors, women, beginners and anyone who wants to “get in a quick 9-holes� of great golf. The Players Course is perfect for the experienced golfer, too.

FootGolf Course The Courses at Watters Creek now offers a 9-hole FootGolf course! FootGolf is a combination of soccer and golf.

Find Golf programming on pages 60-61!

WattersCreekGolf.com Course and range hours vary; check website.

Activities & Amenities Golf Instruction The Plane Truth Golf Instruction Group Lessons & Clinics Jr. Development & Camps Adult Clinics Women's Clinics Seniors Clinics Demo Days Venue Practice Lighted Driving Range The Futures (Short) Course Short Game Area Clubhouse Grill 33 Banquet Hall Pro Shop Services Custom Club Fitting Club Repair

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The Edge Riding a skateboard, scooter, BMX bike and inline skates on handrails and a picnic table is encouraged at The Edge, one of Texas’ largest outdoor skate parks. When taking a break, hang out with other extreme sports enthusiasts in the visitor center’s media room, game room and snack bar. Take advantage of the high-flying fun year-round!

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Visitor Center Hours M-F SA SU

3-8PM* 12-8PM 1-6PM

*Open at noon during school holidays.

Skate Park, BMX Track & In-Line Hockey Rink Hours M-SU

8AM–11PM

Activities Special Events Visitor Center Lock-In

Education Young Rembrandts Drawing & Cartooning Computer Programming Computer Gaming Engineering Courses Science Courses Scooter Basics

All outdoor activities at The Edge are considered high risk activities. Safety equipment including but not limited to helmets, and knee and elbow pads are strongly recommended. Fees are not charged for the use of the outdoor amenities or the main lobby area of The Visitor Center. BMX Track, In-Line Hockey Rink and Skate Park rules and regulations available at AllenParks.org.


Media Room Annual Memberships Youth (10-17)

Location

Resident*

Non-Resident

$10

$20

201 E. St. Mary Dr. Allen, TX 75002

Contact

*Resident rates include Allen residents and employees working for businesses, corporations and organizations in the city limits.

214.509.4760 Center Supervisor: Billy Diaz

Skate Park

Skate Park Admission

BMX Track In-Line Hockey

Fees are not charged for the use of the outdoor amenities or the main lobby area of The Visitor Center.

Guest Admission With Member

$3

Must be within the facility age range.

Rentals

FEET OF DIRT TRACK

SQUARE FEET OF STREET FIXTURES, BOWLS AND TRANSITIONS

LIGHTED & SUITABLE FOR YOUTH AND ADULT PLAY

See pages 64-65 for information. Find Edge programming throughout the guide in the Special Events, Young Children, Youth and Teen & Adult sections!

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Allen Parks and Recreation is proud to announce the transition to a new simple, convenient online registration system. Even easier to reserve a facility • Live by your schedule not ours - access registration when it is convenient for you • Filter activities by age group, instructor, location and more! • Save classes to your “Wish List” before registration opens

PRIOR TO REGISTRATION OPENING: Make sure you have your Login ID set up for the City of Allen’s ACTIVE Net online registration system.

For more information, visit AllenParks.org. Design Elements: Technology Abstract Background (Designed By FreePik)


Special Events SNAP DANCE SNAP your fingers and shuffle your feet at this Special Needs and Adapted Program! Enjoy music, a fun theme and snacks. Register early to avoid a fee increase. For more info, contact Ryan Patterson at rmpatterson@cityofallen.org or 214.509.4753. AGE: 18+ I COST: $10 Pre-Registration/$15 at 5:00PM Wednesday prior to dance LOCATION: ASRC 5925, F, 1/12, 7:00PM-10:00PM (DISCO) 5926, F, 2/09, 7:00PM-10:00PM (VALENTINE'S) 5927, F, 3/09, 7:00PM-10:00PM (MARDI GRAS) 5928, F, 4/13, 7:00PM-10:00PM (50’S SOCK HOP)

VOLUNTEER KICK-OFF MEETING Learn how to become a volunteer, whether at a recreation center or park, an event or on-going activity, with a group or individually. There are many ways to get involved! Open volunteer enrollment is available in January and February. AGE: 50+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Classroom A & B/ASRC 5905, F, 1/26, 10:00AM-12:00PM

SWIM MEET - STROKE CLINIC/COAST TEAM NEW All Stroke Clinic/COAST Team members are invited to take place in this Swim Meet. Swimmers may choose up to four events to compete in. Meet events will be separated into age categories. This event will incorporate a real swim meet environment. (DRN Staff) AGE: 6-16 | COST: $10 LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 6009, SA, 1/27, 8:00AM-11:00AM

IT’S GREAT TO SKATE Come try ice skating for free! Participants receive 30 minutes of instruction followed by 60-minute open skate. Pre-registration is required and opens January 3. AGE: 3+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: ACIR SA, 2/03, 4:00PM-5:30PM

DUCK DERBY Think you have the fastest duck in Allen? Purchase your “Racing Duck” from the Nat, decorate and return it to the Nat for judging by 5:00PM, 2/09. The races will be in the lazy river, and awards will be given to the fastest and best decorated ducks.

AGE: 1-12 | COST: $5 (Duck Decorating Contest Only)/$8 (Duck Decorating and Derby Race) LOCATION: DRN 5554, SA, 2/10, 10:00AM-12:00PM

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SPECIAL EVENTS VALENTINE'S OPEN SKATE Come join the ACIR for their Valentine's Open Skate. Entry will be buy-one, getone free, so you and your date can have a fun-filled day. AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 entry/$3 skate rental LOCATION: ACIR SU, 2/11, 1:00PM-3:00PM

YAP-ENTINE’S DAY NEW Share Valentine’s Day with that special someone and your furry friend at Yap-entine’s Day! Enjoy a pet-friendly evening in the park that includes food, music, bark park, and more! AGE: 18+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 5790, W, 2/14, 6:00PM-9:00PM

SPRING BREAK OPEN SKATE Come join the ACIR to have a fun time before heading back to school. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Allen Community Outreach and receive free skate rental. AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 entry/$3 skate rental LOCATION: ACIR SA, 3/10, 11:15AM-1:45PM

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE DAY Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or novice, this day is for you! You and your family will learn and enjoy new ways to experience the great outdoors right here at Bethany Lakes Park. Let the adventure begin! Interested in becoming a sponsor, call 214.509.4750. AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 5974, SA, 3/24, 9:00AM-1:00PM

LUNCH WITH THE EASTER BUNNY Come join the Easter Bunny for lunch and pictures! Have fun socializing with your friends while you create fun spring crafts and enjoy story time with our furry friend. Lunch and Tiny Tots are included for children; parents’ lunch is an additional $6. AGE: 6 months-6 | COST: $10 LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B/JFRC 5832, T, 3/27, 10:00AM-12:30PM

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UNDER THE SEA EASTER ADVENTURE Egg Hunters collect as many eggs as possible in the time allowed. Please look for age group when registering. Arrive 15 minutes early to sign in. Swim attire required. Ages 6 and under must have a parent in the water. Bags provided to collect eggs. Get a photo with the Easter Bunny. Treats given to participants. Preregistration required by March 29. AGE: 1-12 | COST: $10 LOCATION: DRN AGE: 1-6 5675, SA, 3/31, 10:00AM 5676, SA, 3/31, 10:15AM 5677, SA, 3/31, 10:30AM AGE: 7-8 5678, SA, 3/31, 10:45AM 5679, SA, 3/31, 11:00AM AGE: 9-10 5680, SA, 3/31, 11:15AM AGE: 11-12 5681, SA, 3/31, 11:30AM

EASTER OPEN SKATE Come join the ACIR for their Easter Open Skate. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Allen Community Outreach and receive free skate rental. There will be activities and an opportunity to have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 entry/$3 skate rental LOCATION: ACIR SA, 3/31, 11:45AM-1:45PM

EGGCELLENT FAMILY ADVENTURE Grab your Easter basket because the Easter Bunny’s coming to town! Kids can visit tables hosted by local organizations and businesses for eggs, candy and goodies. Activities include games, crafts, face paint and a bounce house. Contact: 214.509.4707. AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE LOCATION: Allen Civic Plaza SA, 3/24, 9:00AM-12:00PM

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Make some extra money selling the items you were thinking of throwing away at this community garage sale! Become a vendor by registering today. Each space is 17'x10' and vendors must provide their own tables and chairs. Browsing is free to the public. AGE: 17+ | COST: $20 One Space/$35 Two Spaces/$50 Three Spaces LOCATION: Parking Lot/JFRC 5791, SA, 4/21, 7:00AM-12:00PM


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BRING YOUR BASKETS FOR

EGGS, CANDY & GOODIES VISIT WITH THE

EASTER BUNNY ENJOY GREAT ACTIVITIES LIKE

GAMES, CRAFTS, FACE PAINTING & A BOUNCE HOUSE

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ALLEN PUBLIC LIBRARY

HOMEWORK HELP Need help with your homework? Allen Public Library is here for YOU! Starts January 17, 2018 Wednesdays (during the school year) from 4:30-6:00PM in the Children’s Program Room

STORY TIME AT THE LIBRARY! January 22 - April 26 Calling All Preschoolers! Join us at Allen Public Library for weekly story times.

S p r i n g B r e a k We e k E v e n t s

March 10 - March 16

We’ve got your Spring Break covered! Come by the Library and enjoy our various events throughout the week. A Young Audience concert by the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra, STEM activities and an outdoor bubble show. Check out the Library’s event calendar online for more details!

For more information, visit AllenLibrary.org


CLASSIFIED mission: help allen accomplish its 2018 new year’s resolutions Allen Parks and Recreation Department is on a mission to help the community accomplish its New Year’s Resolutions.

The aggressive campaign will be held throughout January 2018, offering special membership rates designed to encourage members to start their New Year’s Resolutions immediately after the first of the year with an additional lessened incentive offered for the remainder of the month.

mission details: - free fitness week, jan. 2-8, 2018 - three4free, three months for free with purchase of annual membership, jan. 2-8 - 15% off annual memberships, jan. 9-31

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honors/awards: national gold medal receipent last known address: allenparks.org

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Young Children Activities

Arts & Crafts

TINY TOTS - OPEN GYM Children will have fun socializing with others in a gym full of age-appropriate, safe play equipment, and bounce house! Parents must be in attendance during playtime. The Tiny Tots program runs during the Allen ISD school calendar year.

ABRAKADOODLE: CUTE AND CUDDLY Your little artist will explore children’s book characters to create fabulously cute and cuddly art! Children will have gallery review at the end of each class for parents. (S. Reed)

AGE: 6 months-6 | COST: FREE for Members/$3 for Non-Members LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 5795, T, 1/09, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5796, T, 1/16, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5797, T, 1/23, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5798, T, 1/30, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5799, T, 2/06, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5800, T, 2/13, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5801, T, 2/20, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5802, T, 2/27, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5803, T, 3/06, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5804, T, 3/20, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5805, T, 3/27, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5806, T, 4/03, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5807, T, 4/10, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5808, T, 4/17, 10:00AM-11:30AM 5809, T, 4/24, 10:00AM-11:30AM

AGE: 3-5 | COST: $79 LOCATION: Amenities Building/JFRC 5879, T, 1/09-2/13, 11:00AM-12:00PM 5880, T, 2/27-4/03, 11:00AM-12:00PM

YOUNG REMBRANDTS: PRESCHOOL DRAWING The Young Rembrandts preschool program uses subjects such as animals and toys, as well as their favorite learning tools, pictures and stories, to enhance social and conflict resolution skills while improving listening, fine-motor skills and time-on-task. (Young Rembrandts Staff)

AGE: 4-6 | COST: $65 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 5890, M, 1/08-2/05, 5:00PM-5:45PM 5893, M, 2/12-3/12, 5:00PM-5:45PM 5995, M, 3/19-4/16, 5:00PM-5:45PM 5997, M, 4/23-5/21, 5:00PM-5:45PM

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YOUNG CHILDREN

Parent & Me ABRAKADOODLE: CUTE AND CUDDLY Your little artist will explore children’s book characters to create fabulously cute and cuddly art! Parents will help their child explore cute and cuddle senses, talk about emotions, and delve into favorite stories. (S. Reed) AGE: 20-36 months | COST: $79 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 6032, T, 1/09-2/13, 10:00AM-11:00AM 6033, T, 2/27-4/03, 10:00AM-11:00AM

KINDERMUSIK: OUR TIME-AWAY WE GO! Hop on the train, get in the car, board the plane, and Away We Go! Using unique music activities, this class focuses on transportation for those toddlers who are on the go, go, go! (J. Roemer) AGE: 18 months-3.5 | COST: $153 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 5750, M, 1/29-4/23, 10:30AM-11:15AM

KINDERMUSIK: VILLAGEFOUNDATIONS In this class, you will sing songs about the farm. You'll engage in rituals and playful activities with your baby, including infant massage, lap bounces, exercises, and quiet time. (J. Roemer) AGE: Newborn-17 months | COST: $153 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 5751, M, 1/29-4/23, 11:30AM-12:15PM

PARENT/CHILD AQUATICS This class is to help infants and toddlers become comfortable in and around the water. This is a great class if you want to be in the water with your child to prepare them for our Minnows program. Class is once a week on Saturdays only.

AGE: 6 months-4 | COST: $30 Members/ $40 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 5628, SA, 02/03-02/24, 9:35AM-10:05AM 5339, SA, 03/03-03/24, 9:35AM-10:05AM 5630, SA, 04/07-04/28, 9:35AM-10:05AM

SOCCER SPARKS: 2-3 YEARS Designed for those first experiencing the sport or soccer, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques such as dribbling, passing, shooting, and teamwork. Parent participation is required. (D. Parvanov)

AGE: 2-3 | COST: $68 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 5936, SA, 1/13-2/17, 10:00AM-10:30AM 5937, SA, 3/03-4/21, 10:00AM-10:30AM

Performing Arts BALLET/HIP HOP COMBO Your child will learn ballet techniques while exploring age appropriate hip hop movements. (T. Valesquez) AGE: 3-7 | COST: $165 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 6023, TH, 1/25-4/05, 11:00AM-11:45AM

BUILDING BALLERINAS Young students will dance their first steps in Ballet to a compilation of music from classical to contemporary while imagining the world of fairies and forest friends. Emphasis is on fun while learning correct positions and basic steps. (C. Mooney) AGE: 3-5 | COST: $55 LOCATION: Racquetball Court 1/JFRC 5952, TH, 1/11-2/01, 2:30PM-3:30PM 5953, TH, 2/08-3/01, 2:30PM-3:30PM 5954, TH, 3/08-4/05, 2:30PM-3:30PM

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YOUNG CHILDREN SMALL FRY BASKETBALL Join us for a wonderful opportunity for the Small Fry of the house to work on building confidence and self-esteem while having fun gaining early basketball skills. (S. Brenham) AGE: 4-6 | COST: $63 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 5746, SU, 1/14-1/28, 1:30PM-2:30PM 5747, SU, 2/04-2/25, 1:30PM-2:30PM 5749, SU, 4/08-4/29, 1:30PM-2:30PM

SOCCER SPARKS: 3-4 YEARS Designed to spark the passion for the game in young players, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques such as dribbling, passing, shooting, and teamwork. This class transitions the child from parent to individual participation. (D. Parvanov) AGE: 3-4 | COST: $68 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 5938, SA, 1/13-2/17, 10:30AM-11:00AM 5939, SA, 3/24-4/21, 10:30AM-11:00AM

DANCING STARS BALLET Heels together, turned out toes, that's how first position goes! Class is designed to teach ballet technique, posture, and stage presence; everything you would learn at a studio without studio pricing! The last class will be a recital show. (T. Valesquez) AGE: 3-7 | COST: $165 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 5829, W, 1/24-4/11, 5:15PM-6:00PM

SOCCER SPARKS: 4-5 YEARS Designed to spark the passion for the game in young players, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques such as dribbling, passing, shooting, and teamwork. This class focuses on instruction and playing with a group at a faster pace. (D. Parvanov)

AGE: 4-5 | COST: $68 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 5940, SA, 1/13-2/17, 11:00AM-11:45AM 5993, SA, 3/24-4/21, 11:00AM -11:45AM

Sports ALL STAR CHEER, GYMNASTICS & TUMBLING Learn the basic techniques for cheerleading, gymnastics, and tumbling that encourage balance, coordination, and fun! A one-time fee of $18 is due the first class. Students in class for three consecutive months get pom poms and a t-shirt. (A. Jones) AGE: 2-5 | COST: $40 LOCATION: Racquetball Court 1/JFRC 5817, T, 1/09-1/30, 6:00PM-6:30PM 5818, T, 2/06-2/27, 6:00PM-6:30PM 5819, T, 3/06-3/27, 6:00PM-6:30PM 5820, T, 4/03-4/17, 6:00PM-6:30PM

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To prevent class or program cancellations, please register at least one week prior to start date.


Youth Education BRAINPOLIS: RPG GAMING NEW Learn RPG to design games with multiple levels that hide clues to gain points and move to the next challenge. Make an innocent looking town with mysterious dungeons underneath. Design multi-level cities and characters that interact with each other. (Brainopolis Staff) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $100 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 5884, SA, 2/03-3/31, 11:00AM-12:00PM 6008, SA, 4/07-5/19, 11:00AM-12:00PM

BRAINOPOLIS: SPONGE BOB GAMING NEW Join our group of junior programmers as we create computer games using a coding language created by MIT University. Help Sponge Bob to explore bikini bottom. Make a krabby patty game. Stop Plankton from stealing the secret formula. (Brainopolis Staff)

BRAINOPOLIS: SPONGE BOB 2 GAMING Join our group of junior programmers as we create computer games using a coding language created by MIT University. Help Sponge Bob to catch jelly fish. Help Squidward to play the clarinet. Brainopolis will bring a laptop for you to work in class. (Brainopolis Staff)

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AGE: 6-11 | COST: $100 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 5886, SA, 4/07-5/19, 10:00AM-11:00AM

BRAINOPOLIS: SPONGE BOB GAMING SPRING BREAK CAMP NEW Join our group of junior programmers as we create computer games using a coding language created by MIT University. Help Sponge Bob explore bikini bottom. Make a krabby patty game. Stop Plankton from stealing the secret formula. (Brainopolis Staff) AGE: 6-11 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 5887, M-F, 3/12-3/16, 1:00PM-4:00PM

AGE: 6-11 | COST: $100 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 5885, SA, 2/03-3/31, 10:00AM-11:00AM

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YOUTH LIFESKILLS 101 Learn the basics of life before becoming an adult. In this course, you will learn how to create a budget, balance a checkbook, and other nifty life skills for your future. (S. Clemmer) AGE: 9-17 | COST: $28 LOCATION: Amenities Building/JFRC 5947, T, 1/16, 5:30PM-7:30PM 5948, T, 2/13, 5:30PM-7:30PM 6019, T, 4/10, 5:30PM-7:30PM

CHESS ACADEMY Chess is often called the game of life as it harnesses one's concentration while improving reading, writing and math skills. Learn and enjoy this classic game. This is a beginner’s chess class. (O. Olfet) AGE: 5-13 | COST: $75 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 5721, W, 1/10-1/31, 7:30PM-8:30PM 5942, W, 2/07-2/28, 7:30PM-8:30PM 5943, W, 3/07-3/28, 7:30PM-8:30PM 5944, W,4/04-4/18, 7:30PM-8:30PM

CONQUER CURSIVE WRITING Learning cursive still has value, even in the age of typing and texting. A Certified Texas teacher will help participants master the art of cursive hand writing in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. (S. Clemmer) AGE: 7-13 | COST: $28 LOCATION: Amenities Building/JFRC 5792, W, 1/24, 5:30PM-7:30PM 5945, W, 2/21, 5:30PM-7:30PM 5946, W, 4/18, 5:30PM-7:30PM

JEDI MASTER ENGINEERING Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics and eccentric motion. Build projects using LEGO materials such as X-Wing, AT-AT, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers and other complex machines and structures. (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $182 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 6011, M-F, 3/12-3/16, 1:00PM-4:00PM

MINECRAFT ENGINEERING Build engineer-designed projects such as a motorized Creeper, a portal to the Nether, and a moving Minecraft! Whether you are new to Minecraft and LEGO materials or a seasoned veteran, you’ll be hooked on the endless creative possibilities. (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 5-7 | COST: $182 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 6010, M-F, 3/12-3/16, 9:00AM-12:00PM

MULTIPLICATION MAGIC Every kid needs to learn their times tables at some point and this means practice! We will place fun in learning multiplication and develop your math skills while discovering its relevance in today's world. (S. Clemmer) AGE: 7-13 | COST: $28 LOCATION: Amenities Building/JFRC 6016, TH, 1/18, 5:30PM-7:30PM 5793, TH, 2/15, 5:30PM-7:30PM 6018, TH, 4/12, 5:30PM-7:30PM

SCOOTER CLINICS BY CUSTOM SCOOTERS The Custom Scooters team will cover equipment maintenance, safety, park etiquette and tricks. Students learn park tricks and flat ground tricks that can be practiced at home. Team Riders will demonstrate all tricks and help students as they practice. (Custom Scooters Team) AGE: 5-30 | COST: $60 LOCATION: Skate Park/TE 5891, M, 4/02-4/23, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5894, M, 4/30-5/21, 6:30PM-7:30PM

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YOUTH YOUNG REMBRANDTS: ELEMENTARY DRAWING/CARTOONING The Young Rembrandts elementary program provides the tools this age-group needs to succeed at drawing. This class provides innovative guided instruction, topics kids love and relate to, and instructors who know how to reach this group. (Young Rembrandts Staff) AGE: 6-13 | COST: $65 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 5889, M, 1/08-2/05, 6:00PM-7:00PM 5892, M, 2/12-3/12, 6:00PM-7:00PM 5998, M, 3/19-4/16, 6:00PM-7:00PM 6000, M, 4/23-5/21, 6:00PM-7:00PM

Performing Arts 5, 6, 7, 8 JAZZ! Students get into the groove with their first jazz dance class designed to introduce children to the fundamentals of this rhythmic, high energy art form. Pop music & upbeat moves make this class a favorite! (C. Mooney) AGE: 5-8 | COST: $55 LOCATION: Racquetball Court 1/JFRC 5949, TH, 1/11-2/01, 3:30PM-4:15PM 5950, TH, 2/08-3/01, 3:30PM-4:15PM 5951, TH, 3/08-4/05, 3:30PM-4:15PM

DANCING STARS BALLET Heels together, turned out toes, that's how first position goes! Class is designed to teach ballet technique, posture, and stage presence; everything you would learn at a studio without studio pricing! The last class will be a recital show. (T. Valesquez) AGE: 3-7 | COST: $165 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 5829, W, 1/24-4/11, 5:15PM-6:00PM

SUZUKI MUSIC EXPLORERS Build a foundation for musical & successful instrumental lessons. Sing, dance to the violin, play Simon Says on a giant music staff. Students must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. Questions: LeaMarshall1@gmail.com or text 972.998.7566. (L. Marshall)

SUZUKI VIOLIN Open by audition only, this class will focus on ensemble skills for the Suzuki Violin student. Students must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver. Questions: LeaMarshall1@gmail.com or text 972.998.7566 (L. Marshall) AGE: 3-16 | COST: $128 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 5717, F, 1/05-4/20, 6:30PM-8:45PM

Sports ALL STAR CHEER, GYMNASTICS & TUMBLING Learn the basic techniques for cheerleading, gymnastics, and tumbling that encourage balance, coordination, and fun! A one-time fee of $18 is due the first class. Students in class for three consecutive months get pom poms and a t-shirt. (A. Jones) AGE: 6-17 | COST: $50 LOCATION: Racquetball Court 1/JFRC 5821, T, 1/09-1/30, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5822, T, 2/06-2/27, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5823, T, 3/06-3/27, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5824, T, 4/03-4/17, 6:30PM-7:30PM

ARCHERY Designed for the new archer, this class guides participants through the fun of picking up a bow for the first time. Students gain confidence through introduction and are provided the resources to explore the sport. All equipment is included. (C. Torres)

AGE: 5-13 | COST: $43-63 LOCATION: Hillside Amphitheater/JFRC AGE: 5-7, $43 5837, SA, 1/06-1/27, 10:30AM-11:30AM 5838, SA, 2/03-2/24, 10:30AM-11:30AM 5839, SA, 3/10-3/31, 10:30AM-11:30AM 5840, SA, 4/07-4/28, 10:30AM-11:30AM AGE: 8-13, $63 5841, SA, 1/06-1/27, 11:45AM-12:45PM 5842, SA, 2/03-2/24, 11:45AM-12:45PM 5843, SA, 3/10-3/31, 11:45AM-12:45PM 5844, SA, 4/07-4/28, 11:45AM-12:45PM

AGE: Newborn-10 | COST: $128 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 5718, F, 1/05-4/20, 5:45PM-6:30PM

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YOUTH MARTIAL ARTS: ISMA ISMA’s fun & challenging style develops confidence & physical abilities through martial arts skills, practical self-defense, discipline and structure as students learn to achieve goals for belt ranking. $48 start-up fee due first day of class. (C. Bales) AGE: 5-12 | COST: $58 LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B/JFRC 5728, M/TH, 1/08-1/29, 5:00PM-6:00PM 5722, M/TH, 2/01-2/26, 5:00PM-6:00PM 5726, M/TH, 3/01-3/29, 5:00PM-6:00PM 5725, M/TH, 4/02-4/30, 5:00PM-6:00PM 5729, M/TH, 1/08-1/29, 6:00PM-7:00PM 5723, M/TH, 2/01-2/26, 6:00PM-7:00PM 5727, M/TH, 3/01-3/29, 6:00PM-7:00PM 5724, M/TH, 4/02-4/30, 6:00PM-7:00PM

MUSKETEER FENCING Calling all pirates, jedi’s and swashbucklers! Young musketeers will learn challenging skills and strategic swordplay. A $20 equipment fee is due the first day of class. Call 817.946.1720 or email info@northtexasfencingalliance. com to learn more. (M. Nemeth)

BOWMEN HOMESCHOOL PE Designed for sport exploration in a short time. Students enjoy ACTIVE play with dynamic warm-up, agility and sport specific drills, and game rules and fundamentals. Enjoy classic games: kickball, dodgeball, whiffle ball and capture the flag! (Bowmen Sports) AGE: 5-13 | COST: $47 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 5955, TH, 1/04-1/25, 2:15PM-3:45PM 5956, TH, 2/01-2/22, 2:15PM-3:45PM 5957, TH, 3/01-3/29, 2:15PM-3:45PM 5958, TH, 4/05-4/19, 2:15PM-3:45PM

INTRO TO MARTIAL ARTS: ISMA Unsure how & where to begin? Want to try it before committing? This generic, no uniform class is six basic lessons, a parent's review, and a Q&A seminar so you can approach area schools with confidence & knowledge in finding one that meets your goals. (C.Bales) AGE: 4-7 | COST: $58 LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B/JFRC 5941, T, 1/16-3/06, 11:00AM-11:45AM

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AGE: 5-8 | COST: $70 LOCATION: North Texas Fencing Alliance/ Offsite 5929, T, 1/09-1/30, 5:30PM-6:30PM 5930, T, 2/06-2/27, 5:30PM-6:30PM 5931, T, 3/06-3/27, 5:30PM-6:30PM 5932, T, 4/03-4/24, 5:30PM-6:30PM

SOCCER SPARKS: 6-9 YEARS Designed to spark the passion for the game in young players, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques of soccer such as dribbling, passing, shooting, and teamwork while having fun and getting great physical exercise! (D. Parvanov) AGE: 6-9 | COST: $68 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 6034, SA, 1/13-2/17, 11:45AM-12:30PM 6035, SA, 3/03-4/21, 11:45AM-12:30PM


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START SMART BASKETBALL This class is designed to help build confidence and self-esteem while having fun and enjoying a positive early basketball experience. Fundamentals of the game are taught while emphasizing the concept of teamwork. (S. Brenham) AGE: 7-14 | COST: $63 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 5742, SU, 1/07-1/28, 1:30PM-3:00PM 5743, SU, 2/04-2/25, 1:30PM-3:00PM 5745, SU, 4/08-4/29, 1:30PM-3:00PM

TENNIS - QUICK START (5-7 YEARS) This class uses the quick start program to teach the fundamentals of tennis. Players will learn the proper technique for the forehand, backhand, serve and volley. A variety of activities will reinforce skills. (Schkade/Waters) AGE: 5-7 | COST: $54 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 5687, SA, 2/03-2/24, 9:00AM-10:00AM 5688, SA, 3/17-4/07, 9:00AM-10:00AM 5689, SA, 4/28-5/19, 9:00AM-10:00AM

TENNIS - QUICK START (8-11 YEARS) This class uses the quick start program to teach the fundamentals of tennis. Players will learn the proper technique for the forehand, backhand, serve and volley. A variety of activities will reinforce skills. (Schkade/Waters) AGE: 8-11 | COST: $54 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 5690, SA, 2/03-2/24, 10:00AM-11:00AM 5691, M, 2/05-2/26, 5:00PM-6:00PM 5692, W, 2/07-2/28, 5:00PM-6:00PM 5693, M, 3/12-4/02, 5:00PM-6:00PM 5694, W, 3/14-4/04, 5:00PM-6:00PM 5695, SA, 3/17-4/07, 10:00AM-11:00AM 5696, M, 4/23-5/14, 5:00PM-6:00PM 5697, W, 4/25-5/16, 5:00PM-6:00PM 5698, SA, 4/28-5/19, 10:00AM-11:00AM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Programming Give your brain a workout with Parks & Recreation STEAM programming!

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Camps BRAINOPOLIS: SPONGE BOB GAMING SPRING BREAK CAMP NEW Join our group of junior programmers as we create computer games using a coding language created by MIT University. Help Sponge Bob explore bikini bottom. Make a krabby patty game. Stop Plankton from stealing the secret formula. (Brainopolis Staff)

CHEFSVILLE: SPRING BREAK COOKING CAMP Learn about all kinds of food that celebrate the spring! Your young chef will learn cooking techniques, ingredients and flavor combinations as well as healthy eating habits. A $25 supply fee is due to the instructor the first day of class. (Chefsville Instructors)

CAMP S.T.A.R. – SPRING BREAK Campers indulge in one week of fun with a variety of indoor/outdoor activities, crafts, and a field trip throughout the week. They will need to bring a lunch each day and at a minimum, must be in Kindergarten and may not exceed the 6th grade. (JFRC Staff)

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY CAMP Get introduced to the art of photography. Learn aspects of digital photography including composition, lighting, lenses and editing. Express creativity by taking great photos for social media and life. A $10 supply fee is due the first day of class. (RARE Learning)

AGE: 6-11 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 5887, M-F, 3/12-3/16, 1:00PM-4:00PM

AGE: 5-12 | COST: $96 Members/$110 Non-Members LOCATION: Amenities Building/JFRC 6029, M-F, 3/12-3/16, 7:30AM-5:30PM

AGE: 7-12 | COST: $119 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 5852, M-F, 3/12-3/16, 1:00PM-4:00PM

AGE: 9-15 | COST: $148 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 5833, M-F, 3/12-3/16, 1:00PM-4:00PM

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CAMPS FILM MAKING – THE ART & SCIENCE Learn digital video filming, editing and production techniques. Gain on-air confidence, writing and editing while producing a short film. RARE Learning will provide all equipment. A $10 supply fee is due on the first day of class. (RARE Learning) AGE: 9-15 | COST: $148 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 5836, M-F, 3/12-3/16, 9:00AM-12:00PM

HORSEBACK RIDING – SPRING BREAK CAMP Enjoy a fun filled week with riding time on well-trained horses. Learn how to groom, tack up, safely handle and ride horses. Campers will be grouped by beginner (no experience necessary), intermediate or experienced. Bring a sack lunch and a helmet. (J. Schooping) AGE: 6-13 | COST: $303 LOCATION: Woodhaven Stables/Offsite 5896, M-F, 3/12-3/16, 8:00AM-5:00PM

JEDI MASTER ENGINEERING Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics and eccentric motion. Build projects using LEGO materials such as X-Wing, AT-AT, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers and other complex machines and structures. (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $182 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 6011, M-F, 3/12-3/16, 1:00PM-4:00PM

MAD SCIENCE: CAMP NASA YOUNG ASTRONAUTS It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's everything from the earliest flying machine to the first rocket flight! Mad Science invites you to launch your knowledge of rockets. This is your chance to be a rocket scientist as you build your very own rocket! (Mad Science Instructors) AGE: 6-10 | COST: $168 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC 6020, M-F, 3/12-3/16, 1:00PM-4:00PM

MINECRAFT ENGINEERING Build engineer-designed projects such as a motorized Creeper, a portal to the Nether, and a moving Minecraft! Whether you are new to Minecraft and LEGO materials or a seasoned veteran, you’ll be hooked on the endless creative possibilities. (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 5-7 | COST: $182 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 6010, M-F, 3/12-3/16, 9:00AM-12:00PM

OUTDOOR SURVIVAL CAMP Get outside and learn to how to survive the great outdoors! Learn important survival skills such as how to build shelters, create fires with minimal tools, fish using found items, archery skills, and so much more! (JFRC Staff) AGE: 8-11 | COST: $100 LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Pavilion/JFRC 5978, M-F, 3/12-3/16, 9:00AM-1:00PM

SPRING BREAK ART CAMP Children will learn real fine art techniques and creative thinking, not crafts, expressing their artistic vision using 5 different mediums; oil, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal and oil pastels. $60 supply fee due to instructor at first class. (Robert Garden Enterprises). AGE: 5-13 | COST: $60 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC 5935, M-TH, 3/12-3/15, 9:00AM-11:45AM

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Teens & Adults Activities GEOCACHE EASTER EGG HUNT NEW Experience one of the fastest growing activities in the world. Geocaching is a real world treasure hunt with all kinds of new prizes and adventures behind every turn Join us for an eggcellent time! AGE: 7-13 | COST: $10 LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 6001, SA, 4/07, 1:00PM-2:30PM

MODERN SQUARE DANCING ADVANCED Grab a partner and come out to this modern square-dancing class! You will learn all the advanced techniques of square dancing and get fit doing it. Square up! (R. Covington) AGE: 17+ | COST: $60 LOCATION: Amenities Building/JFRC 6013, TU, 1/09-5/08, 7:00PM-9:00PM

NIGHT HIKE Enjoy some time off the beaten path while experiencing outdoor life at night. On this hike, participants will learn about nocturnal animals and how senses change with fading light. Children under 12 years must be accompanied by a registered adult. (JFRC Staff) AGE: 4+ | COST: $5 LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 6030, SA, 3/10, 8:00PM-9:00PM 6031, SA, 4/21, 8:00PM-9:00PM

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PET PICTURES WITH THE EASTER BUNNY Don’t fight the holiday crowd for pet pictures with the Easter Bunny! Register today to skip the holiday hustle and bustle. AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 6024, SU, 4/01, 1:00PM-4:00PM

VISITOR CENTER LOCK-IN This fun-filled night is not to be missed! From video game tournament to dodgeball and movies, activities run all night long! Concessions will be available and meals will be provided. (VC Staff) AGE: 8-19 | COST: $20 Members/$25 Non-Members LOCATION: Great Room/TE 6003, F, 3/16-3/17, 11:00PM-7:00AM

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Allen enjoys a thriving local park system that provides residents with the ability to enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle. OUR GOALS

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63 ESTEVIE PROPERTY U 64 GLENDOVER PARK N

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PARK CLASSIFICATIONS C: COMMUNITY F: FACILITY G: GREENBELT NP: NATURE PRESERVE N: NEIGHBORHOOD P: POCKET PARK R: REGIONAL SU: SPECIAL USE SC: SPORTS COMPLEX U: UNDEVELOPED W: WELLNESS Find out about park classifications at AllenParks.org/ParkClassifications.

PARKS & TRAILS PROJECTS Under Construction

Recently Completed

BRIDGE & TRAIL AT ASRC

WATTERS TRAIL CONNECTION PROJECT

The Cottonwood Trail will soon pass by the ASRC to the Allen Heritage Village. The project will include a 12’ wide trail, 95’ steel pedestrian bridge, vegetable and butterfly gardens for the Seniors.

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The completion of this trail project consists of new 12’ wide trail and a steel pedestrian bridge. The new addition creates the longest trail segment, of four miles, in Allen.

HISTORIC WATER STATION Experience the history behind what put Allen on the map through interpretive panels overlooking the scenic Historic Dam and Water Station.


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Education AMERICAN RED CROSS CPR & FIRST AID This course will teach American Red Cross adult, child and infant CPR, as well as first aid and AED. Participants receive a certification upon successful completion through email. (DRN Staff) AGE: 12+ | COST: $55 Members/$65 Non-Members LOCATION: Conference Room/DRN 5354, SA, 1/27, 9:00AM-3:00PM 5980, SA, 3/03, 9:00AM-3:00PM

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CLASS Improve your water safety knowledge by taking an American Red Cross lifeguard class. Class includes CPR/AED/First-Aid training. Pre-requisite: 300-meter swim, retrieval of a brick in 7-10ft of water and two minutes of treading water. (DRN Staff) AGE: 15+ | COST: $205 Members/$225 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 5355, F-SU, 2/02-2/04, (2/02: 5:00PM9:00PM) (2/03-2/04: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 5669, F-SU, 3/09-3/11, (3/09: 5:00PM9:00PM) (3/10-3/11: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 5670, F-SU, 3/23-3/25, (3/23: 5:00PM9:00PM) (3/23-3/25: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 5671, F-SU, 4/06-4/08, (4/6: 5:00PM9:00PM) (4/07-4/08: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 5672, F-SU, 4/13-4/15, (4/13: 5:00PM9:00PM) (4/14-4/15: 8:00AM-8:00PM)

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING EDUCATION Build confidence and self-esteem by learning the necessary skills to care for infants and children on a daily basis and in emergency situations. For more information, visit corecprsolutions.com. (J. Cross). AGE: 11-15 | COST: $68 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 5787, SA, 4/07, 10:00AM-2:00PM

K9 SPORTS FITNESS AND FUN Introduces a variety of dog sports whether its’s for backyard fun or competition, this is a great way to add variety to training & have fun with your dog. Dogs must be at least four months old, healthy, rabies vaccinated, leashed, and adult supervised. AGE: 13+ | COST: $82 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 5959, SA, 1/27-3/06, 5:00PM-6:00PM

LIFESKILLS 101 Learn the basics of life before becoming an adult. In this course, you will learn how to create a budget, balance a checkbook, and other nifty life skills for your future. (S. Clemmer) AGE: 9-17 | COST: $28 LOCATION: Amenities Building/JFRC 5947, T, 1/16, 5:30PM-7:30PM 5948, T, 2/13, 5:30PM-7:30PM 6019, T, 4/10, 5:30PM-7:30PM

LOVE AND LOGIC: PARENTING CLASS Build a better relationship with your kidsone without arguing and power struggles. This class will teach techniques that will improve your relationship. Workbook is included. For more information, contact loveducationconsulting@gmail.com. (C. Cooley) AGE: 18+ | COST: $90 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 5976, T, 2/13-2/27, 5:00PM-7:15PM 5977, T, 4/10-4/24, 5:00PM-7:15PM

LOVE AND LOGIC: CONFLICT MANAGEMENT Learn techniques to avoid unwinnable arguments yet preserve a loving relationship with your kids. For more information, contact loveducationconsulting@gmail.com. (C. Cooley) AGE: 18+ | COST: $30 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 6021, T, 2/06, 5:00PM-6:45PM 6022, T, 4/03, 5:00PM-6:45PM

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T E E N S & A D U LT S REMOVING TOXINS NATURALLY WITH ESSENTIAL OILS If you’re tired of all the toxins in the products you purchase, this course is for you! Learn how to support daily vitality, weight control, emotional health, mood management and the science behind essential oils. (L. Kosters) AGE: 18+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 5970, T, 1/09-2/01, 1:00PM-2:30PM 5971, T, 2/06-3/01, 1:00PM-2:30PM 5972, T, 3/06-3/29, 1:00PM-2:30PM 5973, T, 4/03-4/26, 1:00PM-2:30PM

SELF DEFENSE: AWARENESS & REFLEXES In this fun and interactive Street Smart Self Defense class you will test & learn to enhance your awareness & reflex skills through a series of physical & mental challenges and exercises; gaining knowledge and a perspective of abilities for defense. (C. Bales) AGE: 13+ | COST: $52 LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B/JFRC 5960, SU, 4/08, 3:30PM-5:00PM

SELF DEFENSE: QUICK RELEASES & TECHNIQUES This co-ed Street Smart Self Defense hands-on class will cover practical quick escape releases to detailed techniques for all participant levels. Dress comfortably. Price per person; registration with a partner is encouraged, but not required. (C. Bales) AGE: 13+ | COST: $52 LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B/JFRC 5961, SU, 4/22, 3:30PM-5:00PM

STRIPER FISHING Become a better fisherman, instruction on rods, reels, tackle, lure selection, knots, bait and live wells. GPS systems and fish finders will be used. Class includes supplies. Children 14 and younger must have a registered adult present. (K. Shaw) AGE: 14+ | COST: $50 LOCATION: Amenities Building/JFRC 6012, SA, 4/21, 9:00AM-3:00PM

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WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION The American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course trains how to teach the Swimming and Water Safety program by showing how to use course materials, conduct training sessions and evaluate progress.

AGE: 16+ | COST: $205 Members/$225 Non-Members LOCATION: Conference Room/DRN 5674, M-TH, 3/12-3/15 (9:00AM-5:00PM) 5979, F-SU, 4/20-4/22, SA-SU, 4/28-4/29, (4/20: 5:00PM-8:00PM) (4/21-4/22: 9:00AM-5:00PM) (4/28-4/29: 9:00AM5:00PM)

Fitness BARRE NEW Based on ballet moves to give you beautiful, sculpted, lean muscles- without the impact and injuries. This class demands focus as it draws from Pilates and Yoga. (P. Parker) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN T, 10:15AM-11:15AM TH, 6:00PM-7:00PM

BODY BLAST This full-body conditioning class utilizes steps and weighted bars to focus on dynamic strength, cardiovascular and endurance work, core conditioning and balance. (L. Hough) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M/W/F, 10:15AM-11:15AM

BODY SCULPT A high energy, fully packed 60-minute workout that will work your upper and lower body using weights, resistance bands, steps and floor exercises. (G. Carter) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M, 6:00PM-6:50PM


T E E N S & A D U LT S CHAIR YOGA NEW A gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. It is in the process of being recognized formally as a type of distinctive yoga. (P. Parker) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN F, 8:00AM-9:00AM

CORE ENDURANCE Core Fusion combines Pilates, yoga, ballet and dance principles to stretch, tone and lengthen muscles like never before. (G. Carter) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN SA, 10:15AM-11:00AM

DEEP WATER CHALLENGE A full-body workout that targets core strength, cardiovascular endurance, muscular toning and balance. Buoyancy belts are used for deep-water flotation and safety. (K. Phillips) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN M/W, 7:00PM-8:00PM

DEEP WATER LUNCH This is the perfect class for those looking for a high-intensity cardio lunch express workout. Class is filled with a variety of exercises sure to get your adrenaline going! (L. Coleman, L. Hough) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN M/W/F, 12:15PM-1:00PM

DEEP WATER MIX You will hop, run, leap, and bicycle kick to upbeat music while adding strength training with buoys and noodles that will add resistance to give you a total body workout! Includes the use of flotation belts and water noodles. (L. Hough)

FUNCTIONAL FITNESS Perfect for beginners looking for a fun, shallow water class that will introduce you to a variety of exercises adapted to a low-impact water environment to improve your flexibility and overall conditioning. (L. Stinnett) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 9:20AM-10:10AM

MORNING MIX-UP Wake up with this energized total body workout! This class uses the unique properties of the lazy river, shallow, and deep water to build core strength, cardio endurance, muscle tone and balance. Buoyancy belts used for workouts. (K. Phillips)

AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Competition & Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 6:00AM-7:00AM

MOVING REALLY MATTERS A low-to-moderate intensity water class improving strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. If you’re experiencing arthritis, joint/muscle pain, autoimmune diseases, injury recovery or other physical challenges this class will benefit you. (K. Phillips) AGE: 16+ | COST: Free to DRN, ASRC and SilverSneakers® Members/$3 Drop-In Fee LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN T/TH, 11:45AM-12:45PM

ONE-ON-ONE PERSONAL TRAINING Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium offers personal training with a nationally certified professional fitness trainer. With professional instruction and accountability, you can lose weight the right way. (P. Parker, A. Webster)

AGE: 16+ | COST: $65 per session/$585 for 10 sessions/$975 for 20 sessions LOCATION: DRN

AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN M/W/F, 9:00AM-9:50AM

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T E E N S & A D U LT S PERSONAL TRAINING – JFRC Get advice on current training regimens, learn the basics of cardiovascular training and get a customized exercise program. Time and days are arranged between trainer and client. Call 214.509.4753 for more information about JFRC’s personal trainers. (L. Hartter) AGE: 16+ | COST: $45 Per Hour, Per Individual LOCATION: Fitness Room/JFRC

PILATES - DRN Our Pilates mat classes will help you develop long, lean muscles, improved flexibility, and increased muscular strength. Participants will benefit from core and stability training with enhanced breathing techniques. (L. Hough) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M/W, 11:15AM-12:00PM

PILATES FOR MEN AND WOMEN – JFRC Learn the importance of core stabilization while gaining core strength, flexibility and muscle tone. This 'gentle on the body yet challenging workout' will work your entire body and help develop a long, lean look. Open to all fitness levels. (V. Rupp) AGE: 16+ | COST: $23 Once a week (Tuesday Only)/$38 Twice A Week LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B /JFRC 5773, T/TH, 1/09-2/01, 5:25PM-6:25PM 5774, T/TH, 2/06-3/01, 5:25PM-6:25PM 5775, T/TH, 3/06-3/29, 5:25PM-6:25PM 5776, T/TH, 4/03-4/26, 5:25PM-6:25PM

POWER SPLASH This advanced, deep water class features more intense cardio work than our regular classes while building strength with low impact. Strength training is emphasized with the use of resistance equipment. (L. Coleman) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN T/TH, 11:30AM-12:30PM

POWER YOGA Practiced in an energetic format, this class suits students who are more interested in a physical workout rather than meditation and breathing techniques. Improve flexibility and reduce stress! Previous experience is helpful but not required. (V. Rupp) AGE: 16+ | COST: $28 Members/ $33 Non-Members LOCATION: Meeting Room A & B/JFRC 5781, T, 1/09-1/30, 6:35PM-7:35PM 5782, T, 2/06-2/27, 6:35PM-7:35PM 5783, T, 3/06-3/27, 6:35PM-7:35PM 5784, T, 4/03-4/24, 6:35PM-7:35PM

RIVER ROBICS Using our popular lazy river for its force and resistance you will get a challenging cardio and body-toning workout. Use equipment such as noodles and buoys to enhance your workout. All fitness levels will enjoy this workout. (G. Dixon)

AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Lazy River/DRN T/TH, 6:30PM-7:30PM

STEP-UP NEW Using the step or bosu-ball for cardio intervals with segments of strength training using weights, resistance bands, functional movements and kickboxing movements. Involves low to high intensity. (P. Parker) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN T, 6:00PM-7:00PM

TAI CHI - DRN For those who suffer from arthritis, inflammation, poor balance and stress. You will move slowly to quiet music, helping your muscles to gain strength and your joints to be more flexible. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN TH, 10:15AM-11:15AM

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Aerobic Punch Card Love group exercise but don’t want to join the gym? Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium offers Aerobic Punch Cards that allow you to participate in any 12 water or land aerobics classes of your choice and they never expire! Membership is not required. AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members ($3.25/ class)/$51 Non-Members ($4.25/class)

TAI CHI: INTRODUCTION - JFRC Tai Chi ('Moving Meditation') helps quiet chatter of the mind while its unique slow movements help to reduce pain and strengthen organs and muscles while increasing energy and vitality. For more information, email: info@taichiplayers. com. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC 5906, T, 1/09-1/30, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5907, T, 2/06-2/27, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5908, T, 3/06-3/27, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5909, W, 1/10-1/31, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5910, W, 2/07-2/28, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5911, W, 3/07-3/28, 6:30PM-7:30PM

TAI CHI 64-MOVE FORM NEW Learn this beautiful pattern of many famous movements practiced around the world, for strengthening body, mind and spirit. This is a very slow, beautiful exercise where you will gain peace. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN TH, 11:15AM-12:15PM

TAI CHI: 64-MOVE FORM - ADVANCED Combination Plum Blossom Fan Form and 64-Move Form Review. Completion of Tai Chi: 64-Move Form, Part II is required. For more information, email: info@ taichiplayers.com. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 5875, T, 1/09-1/30, 7:40PM-8:40PM 5876, T, 2/06-2/27, 7:40PM-8:40PM 5877, T, 3/06-3/27, 7:40PM-8:40PM 5878, T, 4/03-4/24, 7:40PM-8:40PM

TAI CHI: 64-MOVE FORM, MONDAY Class is open to those who completed Intro to Tai Chi class or have previous Tai Chi experience. The Yang style is a rounded form, working with the Tai Chi energy ball to gain strength and balance. For more information, email info@ taichiplayers.com. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC 5912, M, 1/08-1/29, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5913, M, 2/05-2/26, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5914, M, 3/05-3/26, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5915, M, 4/02-4/23, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5916, M, 1/08-1/29, 7:40PM-8:40PM 5917, M, 2/05-2/26, 7:40PM-8:40PM 5918, M, 3/05-3/26, 7:40PM-8:40PM 5919, M, 4/02-4/23, 7:40PM-8:40PM

TAI CHI: 64-MOVE FORM, WEDNESDAY Participants will continue to learn the complete 64-Move Tai Chi Form, Lu-Yang style. Class is open to those who have completed Tai Chi: 64-Move Form, or have previous Tai Chi experience. For more information, email: info@taichiplayers. com. (C. Booth)

AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC 5920, W, 1/10-1/31, 7:40PM-8:40PM 5921, W, 2/07-2/28, 7:40PM-8:40PM 5922, W, 3/07-3/28, 7:40PM-8:40PM 5923, W, 4/04-4/25, 7:40PM-8:40PM

TAI CHI: NEW FORM Learn beautiful patterns of moving with the Tai Chi Energy Ball to gain balance. Known for strengthening body, mind and spirit. Quiet the minds chatter, reduce stress and pain. For more information email: info@taichiplayers.com. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/JFRC 5924, W, 4/04-4/25, 6:30PM-7:30PM

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T E E N S & A D U LT S TGIF YOGA This hatha yoga class is the perfect way to start your weekend practicing slow-flow poses. Expect to build muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and concentration. Learn relaxation techniques to help with stress and promote wellbeing. (H. Freis) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN F, 12:15PM-1:15PM

TOTAL BODY STRENGTH TRAINING Utilize weighted bars, dumbbells, resistance tubing and other tools for sculpting your body in this group weight lifting class. Learn how to safely execute proper form and thus achieve results. All fitness levels, both men and women, welcome. (V. Rupp) AGE: 16+ | COST: $20 Members/ $25 Non-Members LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 5777, W, 1/10-1/31, 6:00PM-7:00PM 5778, W, 2/07-2/28, 6:00PM-7:00PM 5779, W, 3/07-3/28, 6:00PM-7:00PM 5780, W, 4/04-4/25, 6:00PM-7:00PM

TOTAL FITNESS – DEEP Designed to accommodate intermediate to advanced individuals seeking to target core stabilization, muscular balance and endurance. Class includes cardio and strength interval training while wearing flotation belts. (B. Jordan) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/ $51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN SA, 10:00AM-11:00AM SU, 2:30PM-3:30PM

TOTAL FITNESS – SHALLOW Build cardiovascular endurance as you splash around in the Leisure Pool. Perfect for anyone who doesn't like deep water! All ability levels welcome. (M. Tonn) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN SA, 9:00AM-9:55AM

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WEIGHT ROOM ORIENTATION – JFRC Get an orientation of the JFRC fitness room while learning about proper weight lifting techniques and correct usage of weight room equipment. Call JFRC at 214.509.4753 for dates and times. (R. Patterson) AGE: 14+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: JFRC

YOGA: MORNING - DRN Improve your balance and concentration in a non-competitive atmosphere. Relaxation and breathing techniques will help reduce stress and promote wellbeing. (S. Pai) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/ $51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN T/TH, 9:00AM-10:00AM

YOGA: EVENING - DRN Decompress at the end of a hard day with this evening yoga class. You can expect to sweat as you build strength and muscular endurance. Attention is placed on breath work as balance, flexibility and concentration improve. (G. Carter)

AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/ $51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN W, 6:00PM-6:50PM

YOGA: VINYASA - DRN NEW A practice of vinyasa, where asanas will be linked together. The focus will be physical and mental strength building. Emphasis will be placed on form and technique in each asana. The class ends with guided meditation to destress and uplift spirit. (P. Parker) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN SA, 8:30AM-9:30AM

ZUMBA - DRN Zumba® incorporates high energy Latin and international music with unique dance moves and combinations. The routines feature aerobic and fitness interval training with fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. (L. Hough)

AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/ $51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M, 12:15PM-1:15PM F, 11:15AM-12:00PM


T E E N S & A D U LT S ZUMBA - JFRC A feel-good workout that fuses Latin and International dance music and rhythms to create dynamic, exciting, and affective fitness systems with aerobic/fitness and interval training for a fit body. (C. Riley) AGE: 16+ | COST: $32 LOCATION: Amenities Building/JFRC 5900, M, 1/08-1/29, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5901, M, 2/05-2/26, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5902, M, 3/05-3/26, 6:30PM-7:30PM 5903, M, 4/02-4/16, 6:30PM-7:30PM

Sports ADULT ARCHERY Designed for both new and experienced archers, this class covers everything from drawing back the bow for the first time to hitting the bullseye. Learn skills from an internationally recognized archery instructor and competitor. All equipment is provided. (C. Torres) AGE: 18+ | COST: $73 LOCATION: Hillside Amphitheater/JFRC 6025, SA, 1/06-1/27, 1:00PM-2:00PM 6026, SA, 2/03-2/24, 1:00PM-2:00PM 6027, SA, 3/10-3/31, 1:00PM-2:00PM 6028, SA, 4/07-4/28, 1:00PM-2:00PM

FENCING FOR BEGINNERS Great for athletes and thinkers alike, learn the art and sport of Olympic style fencing! All ages, families and fitness levels welcome. A $20 equipment fee is due the first day of class. For more information, call 817.946.1720. (M. Nemeth) AGE: 13+ | COST: $70 LOCATION: North Texas Fencing Alliance/ Offsite AGE: 13-17 5933, W, 1/10-1/31, 5:30PM-6:30PM 5962, W, 2/07-2/28, 5:30PM-6:30PM 5963, W, 3/07-3/28, 5:30PM-6:30PM 5964, W, 4/04-4/25, 5:30PM-6:30PM AGE: 18+ 5965, F, 1/12-2/02, 7:15PM-8:15PM 5966, F, 2/09-3/02, 7:15PM-8:15PM 5967, F, 3/09-3/30, 7:15PM-8:15PM 5968, F, 4/06-4/27, 7:15PM-8:15PM

MARTIAL ARTS: ISMA ISMA’s style focuses on realistic street applicable self-defense against one to multiple attackers. Martial arts skills, conditioning, belt ranking, & more. $48 youth/$60 adult start-up fee: uniform, mouthpiece, annual AAU membership. Beginner’s welcome! (C. Bales)

AGE: 13+ | COST: $58 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 5730, M/TH, 1/08-1/29, 7:00PM-8:00PM 5731, M/TH, 2/01-2/26, 7:00PM-8:00PM 5732, M/TH, 3/01-3/29, 7:00PM-8:00PM 5733, M/TH, 4/02-4/30, 7:00PM-8:00PM

TENNIS - ADULT DRILL & PLAY Get off the couch, find the racket in the closet and get back into the sport! Beginner and intermediate adults will refine skills via drills for 30 minutes and play singles or doubles for 45 minutes. (Schkade/Waters) AGE: 16+ | COST: $60 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 5684, M, 2/05-2/26, 7:30PM-8:45PM 5685, M, 3/12-4/02, 7:30PM-8:45PM 5686, M, 4/23-5/14, 7:30PM-8:45PM

TENNIS - YOUTH DRILL & PLAY Players will work on stroke development and start league play with this course. Students play matches and work on the mechanics of tennis based on individual needs. Participants should be able to rally balls with forehands and backhands. (Schkade/Waters) AGE: 9-13 | COST: $64 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 5699, SA, 2/03-2/24, 11:00AM-12:30PM 5700, M, 2/05-2/26, 6:00PM-7:30PM 5701, W, 2/07-2/28, 6:00PM-7:30PM 5702, M, 3/12-4/02, 6:00PM-7:30PM 5703, W, 3/14-4/04, 6:00PM-7:30PM 5704, SA, 3/17-4/07, 11:00AM-12:30PM 5705, M, 4/23-5/14, 6:00PM-7:30PM 5706, W, 4/25-5/16, 6:00PM-7:30PM 5707, SA, 4/28-5/19, 11:00AM-12:30PM

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Seniors Education AARP DRIVER SAFETY This is the nation's largest refresher course for drivers over 50. Learn defensive driving techniques and evidence based strategies to keep you safe and reduce your maintenance and insurance costs. Fee is payable by cash or check on the day of class. AGE: 50+ I COST: $15 AARP Members/ $20 Non-Members LOCATION: Classroom A & B/ASRC 5187, M, 1/29, 12:30PM-5:00PM 5188, M, 3/12, 12:30PM-5:00PM

Fitness CARDIO DRUMBA Gain increased awareness of your body, coordination and kinesthetic development through this exciting drumming class. Drumming is its own playful reward! People know what they are doing is achievable and feel relaxed, involved and focused. (D. Scott) AGE: 50+ I COST: $12/$16/$20 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose A/ASRC 5183, T, 1/02-1/30, 10:20AM-11:05AM ($20) 5184, T, 2/06-2/27, 10:20AM-11:05AM ($16) 5185, T, 3/06-3/27, 10:20AM-11:05AM ($16) 5186, T, 4/03-4/24, 10:20AM-11:05AM ($16)

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CHAIR VOLLEYBALL More fun than you can stand – while seated! Chair volleyball is great for upper-body mobility, reflexes, hand-eye coordination and endurance, but more importantly, camaraderie. The game’s played with a beach ball and net. (P. Gilbert & C. Carter) AGE: 50+ I COST: FREE LOCATION: Multi-Purpose A/ASRC (WEDNESDAYS 11:00AM-12:00PM & FRIDAYS 9:00AM-11:00AM) 5197, W/F, 1/03-1/31 5198, W/F, 2/02-2/28 5199, W/F, 3/02-3/30 5200, W/F, 4/04-4/27

MOVING REALLY MATTERS A low-to-moderate intensity water class improving strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. This class will benefit those experiencing arthritis, chronic joint/ muscle pain, autoimmune diseases, injury recovery/rehab, or other physical challenges. (K. Phillips) AGE: 16+ I COST: Free to DRN, ASRC and SilverSneakers Members/$3 Drop-In Fee LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN T/TH, 11:45AM-12:45PM

Register for classes and programs online at AllenParks.org.


SENIORS PERSONAL TRAINING - ASRC Begins with a 30-minute assessment, during which Kerry Stallo, certified trainer, will review your medical history, fitness goals, and assess you current physical condition. Inquire at 214.244.7004. AGE: 16+ I COST: Per Person $50/50 minutes | Two People $60/50 minutes LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN

PILATES This class is a mind-body exercise, which will promote good posture, increase flexibility, improve balance, build core strength and help in creating lean strong muscles without adding bulk. (S. Pai)

AGE: 50+ I COST: Punch Card $63 (12 punches) LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC M/TH, 9/07-9/28, 10:15AM-11:00AM

POLE WALKING Pole walking is a form of exercise in which you walk with a specially designed pole in order to engage a greater number of muscles than simply walking or jogging. Compared to simple walking, you will experience a full-body workout! (M. Hinkle) AGE: 50+ I COST: $10 LOCATION: ASRC Lobby/Allen Walking Trails 5205, T, 1/02-1/30, 9:30AM-11:00AM 5206, T, 2/06-2/27, 9:30AM-11:00AM 5207, T, 3/06-3/27, 9:30AM-11:00AM 5208, T, 4/03-4/24, 9:30AM-11:00AM

SILVERSNEAKERS®: CARDIO Get up and go with an aerobics class that’s safe, heart-healthy and gentle on the joints. The workout includes easy-tofollow low-impact movement and upperbody strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercises. (B. Jordan) AGE: 50+ I COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card)/Free to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN T, 8:00AM-8:50AM

SILVERSNEAKERS®: CIRCUIT Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support. (B. Jordan) AGE: 50+ I COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card)/Free to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN TH, 8:00AM-8:50AM

SILVERSNEAKERS®: CLASSIC Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Handheld weights, elastic tubing and a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. (D. Bauerle, K. Hoefler, M. Tonn) AGE: 50+ I COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card)/Free to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M/W/F, 9:00AM-10:00AM

SILVERSNEAKERS®: CLASSIC Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Handheld weights, elastic tubing and a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. (D. Bauerle, K. Hoefler, M. Tonn) AGE: 50+ I COST: Free for Silver Sneakers Members/$16.25 for 5 classes for Non-Members LOCATION: Multi-Purpose A/ASRC 5209, M, 1/08-1/29, 11:15AM-12:00PM 5210, T, 1/02-1/30, 9:00AM-9:45AM 5211, TH, 1/04-1/25, 1:30PM-2:15PM 5212, M, 2/05-2/26, 11:15AM-12PM 5213, T, 2/06-2/27, 9:00AM-9:45AM 5214, TH, 2/01-2/22, 1:30PM-2:15PM 5215, M, 3/05-3/26, 11:15AM-12PM 5216, T, 3/06-3/27, 9:00AM-9:45AM 5217, TH, 3/01-3/29, 1:30PM-2:15PM 5218, M, 4/02-4/30, 11:15AM-12PM 5219, T, 4/03-4/24, 9:00AM-9:45AM 5220, TH, 4/05-4/26, 1:30PM-2:15PM

SILVERSNEAKERS®: SPLASH Splash offers fun, shallow-water movement to improve agility and flexibility while addressing cardiovascular, strength and endurance conditioning. No swimming ability is required and a kickboard or other aquatic equipment is used. (L. Coleman, M. Tonn) AGE: 50+ I COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card)/Free to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 10:15AM-11:00AM

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SENIORS STRENGTH-CORE-BALANCE Restore balance, develop core strength and build lean muscle while minimizing injuries through a progressive instruction method and full-body workout with balance postures, chairs, mats, weights, bands and stability balls. Bring a yoga mat. (K. Stallo) AGE: 50+ I COST: $24/$31/$38 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 5221, T, 1/02-1/30, 10:00AM-10:45AM ($38) 5222, F, 1/05-1/26, 9:00AM-9:45AM ($31) 5223, T, 2/02-2/23, 10:00AM-10:45AM ($31) 5224, F, 2/06-2/27, 9:00AM-9:45AM ($31) 5225, T, 3/02-3/30, 10:00AM-10:45AM ($38) 5226, F, 3/06-3/27, 9:00AM-9:45AM ($31) 5227, T, 4/03-4/24, 10:00AM-10:45AM ($31) 5228, F, 4/06-4/27, 9:00AM-9:45AM ($31)

STRENGTH CORE BALANCE PLUS! Focus on stomach, back, chest and hip exercises. Restore balance, develop core strength and build muscle while minimizing injuries with a full-body workout with balance postures, chairs, mats, weights, bands and stability balls. Bring a yoga mat. (K. Stallo)

AGE: 50+ I COST: $35/$43 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 5229, TH, 1/04-1/25, 9:00AM-10:00AM ($35) 5230, TH, 2/01-2/22, 9:00AM-10:00AM ($35) 5231, TH, 3/01-3/29, 9:00AM-10:00AM ($43) 5232, TH, 4/05-4/26, 9:00AM-10:00AM ($35)

TAI CHI - BEGINNER Tai Chi and Qigong are ideal for seniors. These low-impact exercises calm the mind and improve overall wellness, balance, muscle strength, coordination and flexibility. (J. Chiu) AGE: 50+ I COST: $24 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 5899, M/W, 1/03-3/28, 1:00PM-1:45PM

Aerobic Punch Card Allen Senior Recreation Center offers Punch Cards that allow you to participate in 12 Intermediate Line Dance, Pilates, Yoga or Zumba classes at whatever times you chose and they never expire! Must purchase at the front desk and give to instructor before each class you attend. Cards are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Lost cards will not be replaced.

TAI CHI - INTERMEDIATE Tai Chi and Qigong are ideal for seniors. These low-impact exercises calm the mind and improve overall wellness, balance, muscle strength, coordination and flexibility. (C. Pruett)

AGE: 50+ I COST: $12 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 5287, M/W/F, 1/03-1/31, 11:00AM-11:45AM 5288, M/W/F, 2/02-2/28, 11:00AM-11:45AM 5289, M/W/F, 3/02-3/30, 11:00AM-11:45AM 5290, M/W/F, 4/02-4/30, 11:00AM11:45AM

YOGA - ASRC Practice slow-flow style, Vinyasa yoga with a calm and peaceful state of moving meditation. Flow yoga links breath and movement while increasing wellness. All levels welcome. Modifications are shown for different abilities. Bring a yoga mat. (S. Pai)

AGE: 50+ I COST: Punch Card $75/12 Punches LOCATION: Classroom A & B/ASRC M/W/F, 9:00 AM-10:00AM

ZUMBA - ASRC ZUMBAÂŽ Fitness is a Latin-inspired, dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and international music. No dance experience is required, and men and women of all fitness levels can benefit from this exciting and effective workout. (D. Scott)

AGE: 50+ I COST: Punch Card $36/12 Punches LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room B/ASRC W, 10:00AM-10:45AM F, 11:00AM-11:45AM

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Aquatics Education AMERICAN RED CROSS CPR & FIRST AID This course will teach American Red Cross adult, child and infant CPR, as well as first aid and AED. Participants receive a certification upon successful completion through email. (DRN Staff) AGE: 12+ | COST: $55 Members/ $65 Non-Members LOCATION: Conference Room/DRN 5354, SA, 1/27, 9:00AM-3:00PM 5980, SA, 3/03, 9:00AM-3:00PM

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CLASS Improve your water safety knowledge by taking an American Red Cross lifeguard class. Class includes CPR/AED/First-Aid training. Pre-requisite: 300-meter swim, retrieval of a brick in 7-10ft of water and two minutes of treading water. (DRN Staff) AGE: 15+ | COST: $205 Members/$225 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 5355, F-SU, 2/02-2/04, (2/02: 5:00PM9:00PM) (2/03-2/04: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 5669, F-SU, 3/09-3/11, (3/9: 5:00PM9:00PM) (3/10-3/11: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 5670, F-SU, 3/23-3/25, (3/23: 5:00PM9:00PM) (3/23-3/25: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 5671, F-SU, 4/06-4/08, (4/06: 5:00PM9:00PM) (4/07-4/08: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 5672, F-SU, 4/13-4/15, (4/13: 5:00PM9:00PM) (4/14-4/15: 8:00AM-8:00PM)

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION The American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course trains how to teach the Swimming and Water Safety program by showing how to use course materials, conduct training sessions and evaluate progress.

AGE: 16+ | COST: $205 Members/$225 Non-Members LOCATION: Conference Room/DRN 5674, M-TH, 3/12-3/15 (9:00AM-5:00PM) 5979, F-SU, 4/20-4/22, SA-SU, 4/28-4/29, (4/20: 5:00PM-8:00PM) (4/21-4/22: 9:00AM-5:00PM) (4/28-4/29: 9:00AM5:00PM)

To prevent class or program cancellations, please register at least one week prior to start date.

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A Q U AT I C S

Learn to Swim Your child can learn to swim with our certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. Students will be evaluated on the first day of class then placed with an appropriate group similar in skill and stroke quality.

MINNOWS

YOUTH SWIM LESSONS

SESSION 1 T/TH: Jan. 9 - 25 (No Jan. Saturday Classes)

SESSION 2 T/TH: Jan. SA: Feb. 3 -

T/TH

4:15 PM

#5304

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MINNOWS: 3-5 YEARS SHARKS: 6-12 YEARS

SHARKS

COST: (8 classes) $60 Member/$75 Non-Member | (4 classes) $30 Member/$40 Non-Member LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN

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DON RODENBAUGH NATATORIUM SESSION 4 T/TH: Apr. 3 - 26 SA: Apr. 7 - 28

4:15PM

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AGE: 6-12

SESSION 3 T/TH: Feb. 27 - Mar. 29 SA: Mar. 3 - 24

AGE: 3-5

2 . 30 - Feb. 22 - Feb. 24

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A Q U AT I C S

Competitive Stroke Clinic This program prepares swimmers for competitive swim team environments. A FREE skills assessment (times available at DRN) must be completed before registering. Swimmers new to stroke clinic are preferred to register on Monday/Wednesday. BEGINNER Swimmers will work on developing proper freestyle and backstroke technique through a variety of drills. Breaststroke and butterfly are introduced. Pre-requisite: 25-yard freestyle; 25-yard backstroke; 25yard breaststroke; 25-yard butterfly. AGE: 6-16 | COST: (8 classes) $35 Members/ $45 Non-members | (4 classes) $17.50 Members/$22.50 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN SEE CHART BELOW FOR SCHEDULE.

INTERMEDIATE Swimmers will continue to master freestyle and backstroke technique and will also incorporate breaststroke and butterfly. Pre-requisite: 50-yard choice warmup; 50-yard freestyle; 50-yard backstroke; 50-yard breaststroke; 50yard butterfly.

AGE: 6-16 | COST: (8 classes) $45 Members/ $55 Non-Members | (4 classes) $22.50 Members/$27.50 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN SEE CHART BELOW FOR SCHEDULE.

ADVANCED For masters of competitive strokes to build speed and endurance. All four competitive strokes are practiced to prepare for swim team. Pre-requisite: 100-yard choice warmup; 100-yard freestyle; 100-yard backstroke; 100-yard breaststroke; 100yard butterfly. AGE: 6-16 | COST: (8 classes) $55 Members/ $65 Non-members | (4 classes) $27.50 Members/$32.50 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN SEE CHART BELOW FOR SCHEDULE.

SESSION 1 M-TH: Jan. 8 - 25 No Jan. Saturday Classes

BEGINNER

SESSION 2 M-TH: Jan. 29 - Feb. 22 SA: Feb. 3 - 24

M/W

7:30PM

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A Q U AT I C S BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA SWIM TESTS A certified lifeguard will be present to administer the BSA and advanced swim tests to earn your swimming merit badge. Please call 214.509.4770 at the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium for more information. No registration necessary.

NEW

AGE: 5+ | COST: $5 LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN SA, 3/17, 1:00PM-3:30PM SA, 4/21, 1:00PM-3:30PM SA, 4/28, 1:00PM-3:30PM

COMPETITIVE STROKE CLINIC BOOT CAMP The Boot Camp will help swimmers gain a thorough understanding of competitive swimming. Topics covered include: importance of proper technique, proper diet and exercise, and how to effectively train to be faster.

DIVING FOR BEGINNERS With a participant-instructor ratio of 6:1, divers learn take-off, hurdle, jump, forward and back dives. Pre-requisite: Must demonstrate safe head-first entry from poolside in 12-foot water, swim to surface and swim unassisted to wall or ladder.

AGE: 6-16 | COST: $60 Members/$75 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 5673, M-TH, 3/12-3/15, 8:00AM-12:00PM

AGE: 6-14 | COST: ($30 Members/$40 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN (NO DIVING CLASSES IN JANUARY) 5626, SA, 02/03-02/24, 12:00PM-12:45PM 5992, SA, 03/03-03/24, 12:00PM-12:45PM 5627, SA, 04/07-04/28, 12:00PM-12:45PM

Special Aqua ADULT AQUATICS Improvement of aquatic comfort level is mastered through small group focus on personal achievements. All skill levels are welcome.

AGE: 13+ | COST: $45 Member/$55 Non-Member (4 classes) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 5632, SA, 02/3-02/24, 12:00PM-12:45PM 5633, SA, 03/03-03/24, 12:00PM-12:45PM 5634, SA, 04/07-04/28, 12:00PM-12:45PM

SESSION 3 M-TH: Feb. 26 - Mar. 29 SA: Mar. 3 - 24

SESSION 4 M-TH: Apr. 2 - 26 SA: Apr. 7 - 28

M/W

7:30PM

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INTERMEDIATE

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A Q U AT I C S GROUP ADAPTED AQUATICS Swimming instruction for participants with special needs; class instruction will include basic water skills to increase water adjustment. An adult is required to be in the water. Call 214.509.4770 to learn more. Register at DRN.

AGE: 5+ | COST: (8 classes) $60 Members/$75 Non-Members | (4 classes) $30 Members/$37.50 Non-Members LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 5994, T/TH, 01/09-01/25, 5:30PM-6:00PM 5327, T/TH, 01/09-01/25, 6:05PM-6:35PM 5996, T/TH, 01/30-02/22, 5:30PM-6:00PM 5603, T/TH, 01/30-02/22, 6:05PM-6:35PM 5604, SA, 02/03-02/24, 8:25AM-8:55AM 5605, SA, 02/03-02/24 9:00AM-9:30AM 5999, T/TH, 02/27-03/29, 5:30PM-6:00PM 5606, T/TH, 02/27-03/29, 6:05PM-6:35PM 5610, SA, 03/03-03/24, 8:25AM-8:55AM 5611, SA, 03/03-03/24, 9:00AM-9:30AM 5602, T/TH, 04/03-04/26, 5:30PM-6:00PM 5607, T/TH, 04/03-04/26, 6:05PM-6:35PM 5608, SA, 04/07-04/28, 8:25AM-8:55AM 5609, SA, 04/07-04/28, 9:00AM-9:30AM

PARENT/CHILD AQUATICS This class is to help infants and toddlers become comfortable in and around the water. This is a great class if you want to be in the water with your child to prepare them for our Minnows program. Class is once a week on Saturdays only.

AGE: 6 months-4 | COST: $30 Members/$40 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 5628, SA, 02/3-02/24, 9:35AM-10:05AM 5339, SA, 03/03-03/24, 9:35AM-10:05AM 5630, SA, 04/07-04/28, 9:35AM-10:05AM

PRIVATE LESSONS NEW Individualized one-on-one instruction for participants of all ages and levels. Instructors will develop a plan specifically to improve your needs. Lessons are offered on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons. Call 214.509.4770 to learn more. AGE: 3+ | COST: $35 LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN

Aerobic Punch Card Love group exercise but don’t want to join the gym? Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium offers Aerobic Punch Cards that allow you to participate in any 12 water or land aerobics classes of your choice and they never expire! Membership is not required. AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members ($3.25/class)/$51 Non-Members ($4.25/class)

Water Fitness DEEP WATER CHALLENGE A full-body workout that targets core strength, cardiovascular endurance, muscular toning and balance. Buoyancy belts are used for deep-water flotation and safety. (K. Phillips) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN M/W, 7:00PM-8:00PM

DEEP WATER LUNCH This is the perfect class for those looking for a high-intensity cardio lunch express workout. Class is filled with a variety of exercises sure to get your adrenaline going! (L. Coleman, L. Hough) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN M/W/F, 12:15PM-1:00PM

DEEP WATER MIX You will hop, run, leap, and bicycle kick to upbeat music while adding strength training with buoys and noodles that will add resistance to give you a total body workout! Includes the use of flotation belts and water noodles. (L. Hough) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN M/W/F, 9:00AM-9:50AM

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A Q U AT I C S FUNCTIONAL FITNESS Perfect for beginners looking for a fun, shallow water class that will introduce you to a variety of exercises adapted to a low-impact water environment to improve your flexibility and overall conditioning. (L. Stinnett)

RIVER ROBICS Using our popular lazy river for its force and resistance you will get a challenging cardio and body-toning workout. Use equipment such as noodles and buoys to enhance your workout. All fitness levels will enjoy this workout. (G. Dixon)

MORNING MIX-UP Wake up with this energized total body workout! This class uses the unique properties of the lazy river, shallow, and deep water to build core strength, cardio endurance, muscle tone and balance. Buoyancy belts used for workouts. (K. Phillips)

TOTAL FITNESS – SHALLOW Build cardiovascular endurance as you splash around in the Leisure Pool. Perfect for anyone who doesn't like deep water! All ability levels welcome. (M. Tonn)

AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 9:20AM-10:10AM

AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Competition & Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 6:00AM-7:00AM

MOVING REALLY MATTERS A low-to-moderate intensity water class improving strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. If you’re experiencing arthritis, joint/muscle pain, autoimmune diseases, injury recovery or other physical challenges this class will benefit you. (K. Phillips) AGE: 16+ | COST: Free to DRN, ASRC and SilverSneakers® Members/$3 Drop-In Fee LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN T/TH, 11:45AM-12:45PM

POWER SPLASH This advanced, deep water class features more intense cardio work than our regular classes while building strength with low impact. Strength training is emphasized with the use of resistance equipment. (L. Coleman) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN T/TH, 11:30AM-12:30PM

AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Lazy River/DRN T/TH, 6:30PM-7:30PM

AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN SA, 9:00AM-9:55AM

TOTAL FITNESS – DEEP Designed to accommodate intermediate to advanced individuals seeking to target core stabilization, muscular balance and endurance. Class includes cardio and strength interval training while wearing flotation belts. (B. Jordan) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN SA, 10:00AM-11:00AM SU, 2:30PM-3:30PM

SILVERSNEAKERS®: SPLASH Splash offers fun, shallow-water movement to improve agility and flexibility while addressing cardiovascular, strength and endurance conditioning. No swimming ability is required and a kickboard or other aquatic equipment is used. (L. Coleman, M. Tonn) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 Non-Members (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 10:15AM-11:00AM

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Ice Rink Hockey

Skating

INTRODUCTION TO ICE HOCKEY Learn beginning hockey skating skills, such as forward and backward c-cuts, two-foot and one-foot jumps, tight turns, swizzles and snowplow stops. The 30-minute class includes a skate rental and open skating passes. Prerequisite: Intro to Skating.

ADULT SKATE Have fun and experience skating with other adult enthusiasts. Adult Skate is open every Friday for recreational practice. Skate rental is included. Please check monthly schedule for any possible changes.

AGE: 5-15 | COST: Winter $99 (9 Weeks) | Spring $88 (8 Weeks) LOCATION: ACIR WINTER: 9 WEEKS T, 1/09-3/06, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 1/11-3/08, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 1/13-3/10, 10:00AM-10:30AM SPRING: 8 WEEKS T, 3/20-5/08, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 3/22-5/10 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 3/24-5/12, 10:00AM-10:30AM

AGE: 17+ | COST: $5 LOCATION: ACIR F, 1/12-6/01, 12:15PM-1:15PM

HOMESCHOOL OPEN SKATE Have fun and experience a new lifelong interest. Open skate is open to homeschool students every Friday. Skate Rental is included. Please check monthly schedule for any possible changes. AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 LOCATION: ACIR F, 1/12-6/01, 1:15PM-2:45PM

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ICE RINK

Introduction to Ice Skating Introductory skating lessons are designed to teach participants of all ages forward and backward skating, proper falling, dips and stops. This is a 30-minute class that includes skate rental and additional open skating passes. COST: Winter- $99 (9 weeks) | Spring $88 (8 weeks) TOT 1 (3-4 YEARS)

WINTER: 9 WEEKS T, 1/09-3/06, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 1/11-3/08, 5:45PM-6:15PM SA, 1/13-3/10, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 1/13-3/10, 10:30AM-11:00AM SPRING: 8 WEEKS T, 3/20-5/08, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 3/22-5/10, 5:45PM-6:15PM SA, 3/24-5/12, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 3/24-5/12, 10:30AM-11:00AM

5-7 YEARS

WINTER: 9 WEEKS T, 1/09-3/06, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 1/09-3/06, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 1/11-3/08, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 1/11-3/08, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 1/13-3/10, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 1/13-3/10, 11:00AM-11:30AM SPRING: 8 WEEKS T, 3/20-5/08, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 3/20-5/08, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 3/22-5/10, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 3/22-5/10, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 3/24-5/12, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 3/24-5/12, 11:00AM-11:30AM

8-14 YEARS

WINTER: 9 WEEKS T, 1/09-3/06, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 1/09-3/06, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 1/11-3/08, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 1/11-3/08, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 1/13-3/10, 10:00AM-10:30PM SA, 1/13-3/10, 11:00AM-11:30AM SPRING: 8 WEEKS T, 3/20-5/08, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 3/20-5/08, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 3/22-5/10, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 3/22-5/10, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 3/24-5/12, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 3/24-5/12, 11:00AM-11:30AM

15 YEARS-ADULT

WINTER: 9 WEEKS T, 1/09-3/06, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 1/11-3/08, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 1/13-3/10, 11:00AM-11:30AM SPRING: 8 WEEKS T, 3/20-5/08, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 3/22-5/10, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 3/24-5/12, 11:00AM-11:30AM

HOMESCHOOL INTRODUCTION TO SKATING CLASS Introductory skating lessons designed to teach homeschool students forward and backward skating, proper falling, dips and stops. This is a 30-minute class that includes skate rental and additional open skating passes. AGE: 5-14 | COST: $44 (4-week semesters) LOCATION: ACIR WINTER 1: F, 1/12-2/02, 1:15PM-1:45PM WINTER 2: F, 2/09-3/02, 1:15PM-1:45PM SPRING 1: F, 3/09-4/06, 1:15PM-1:45PM SPRING 2: F, 4/13-5/04, 1:15PM-1:45PM (NO CLASSES 3/16) SPRING 3: F, 5/11-6/01, 1:15PM-1:45PM

SPRING BREAK - INTRODUCTION TO ICE SKATING CLASS Spend your holiday break learning to ice skate. Participants receive 30 minutes of instruction followed by 90-minute open skate. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 972.912.1097 or stop by during customer service hours. AGE: 3-15 | COST: $15 LOCATION: ACIR T, 3/13, 12:00PM-2:00PM TH, 3/15, 12:00PM-2:00PM

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AT H L E T I C S

IN ALLEN

Adult Athletics When it comes to playing team sports, why should kids have all the fun? The Allen Parks and Recreation athletics division is committed to offering competitive sports leagues for adults year-round. Leagues provide an exciting way to stay active and offer the chance to build new relationships in the community. Athletics Supervisor: Joey Ramos

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Registration Dates SPRING (INDOOR)

S P R I N G L AT E (INDOOR)

SPRING (OUTDOOR)

S P R I N G L AT E (OUTDOOR)

SUMMER

S U M M E R L AT E

Jan. 2-22

Jan. 2-Feb. 5

Apr. 9-May 7

Jan. 23-29

Feb. 6-Feb. 12

May 8-May 14

AT H L E T I C S W E B S I T E

teamsideline.com/allen AT H L E T I C S I N F O H O T L I N E

214.509.4810

AT H L E T I C S F I E L D H O T L I N E

214.509.4809

Registration packets, league schedules, standings and free agent information can be found on the website.


Adult Sport Leagues S TA RT DAT E

CO S T

L AT E CO S T

FOR M AT

$345

$370

8 Game Season + Playoffs

$325

$350

10 Game Season + Playoffs

$225

$250

8 Game Season + Playoffs

$350

$375

8 Game Season + Playoffs

$450

$475

8 Game Season + Single-Elimination Tournament

$515

$540

8 Game Season + Playoffs

$20/ P LAYE R

X

12 Game Season + Playoffs

$260

$285

8 Game Season + Single-Elimination Tournament

S P R IN G

ME N ’S & CO- REC S OF T BAL L

2/27

SUMMER

5/30

S P R IN G

CO-REC K ICK BAL L

3/03

SUMMER

6/02

S P R IN G

M E N ’S 5- O N - 5 FLAG FO OT BAL L

ME N ’S & CO- REC 8- O N - 8 F L AG FO OT BAL L

2/27

SUMMER

6/05

S P R IN G

2/27

SUMMER

5/30

S P R IN G

M E N ’S BAS K E T BAL L

M E N ’S , WOM E N ’S & CO- REC S O CCE R

2/14

SUMMER

5/30

S P R IN G

2/27

S P R IN G

CO-REC ULT IM AT E F RIS BE E

WOM E N ’S & CO- REC VO L L E YBAL L

3/02

SUMMER

6/01

S P R IN G

2/13

SUMMER

5/30

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Golf The Plane Truth Golf The Plane Truth Golf instructor group is one of the most prominent in the golf industry today. Our world-class program has produced tour winners, Olympic medalists, and Fed-Ex Cup Champions. Our team offers instruction to all ability levels from PGA Tour professionals to recreational players. Over the past 5 years The Plane Truth Junior Program at The Courses at Watters Creek has produced numerous winners of local junior events. Our students regularly compete in PGA Tour, Asian Tour, International Juniors, US Kids Golf, NTPGA, TJGT, & AJGA tournaments. Visit PlaneTruthWattersCreek.com for more details. 60 A L L E N P A R K S . O R G

OFF CAMPUS SCHOOL SPORTS PROGRAM This program is designed specifically for players, with little experience, who have the goal to play high school golf. Players will receive a dedicated practice program that includes individual and group coaching sessions, on course playing lessons, short game skill improvement and overall game development. (15 hours of instruction and practice per week is required) CONTACT 469.999.1191 OR ANDYTRAYNOR@PLANETRUTHGOLF.COM

LADIES CLINICS The "Plane Truth Ladies Clinics" cover all the basic golf skills you need to learn in order to become more comfortable and confident on the course. On-course etiquette, chipping, pitching, putting, bunker play and full-swing will all be covered. The goal of every session is to have fun and learn a new skill. Limited spots available. $25 PER SESSION OR $150 FOR 8 SESSIONS CONTACT 906.298.1458 OR JOEBROWN@PLANETRUTHGOLF.COM


GOLF JUNIOR PROGRAMS (The Plane Truth Golf cont.) FUTURES TEAM: LEVELS 1-3 (BOYS & GIRLS) The Futures Team is designed for young athletes interested in starting the game of golf. Team members will play regularly on our six-hole par three and nine-hole golf courses. Each participant will graduate from this team with an improved skillset and friendships for a lifetime. DEVELOPMENTAL AND ELITE TEAMS: LEVELS 4-9 The Developmental Team is designed for players starting to participate in tournament golf. Players in this program have progressed through The Futures Team and have shown a desire to reach their potential. The Elite Team is designed for accomplished players who are dedicated to taking their games to the highest level possible. This program includes TrackMan usage combines individual instruction and on-course coaching. PRACTICE & PLAY PACKAGES • Bronze • Silver • Gold

GIRLS TEAM: LEVELS 4-9 The Girls Team is designed to create an environment to grow passion and love for the game, have fun and build friendships with golf and improve golf skills.

CONTACT 224.343.6801 OR JAKE@PLANETRUTHGOLF.COM FOR INFORMATION ON THE PLANE TRUTH GOLF PROGRAMS.

Practice and Learning Center Most comprehensive practice and learning venue in North Texas, with world-class instruction and lighted amenities. AMENITIES OFFERED: • Driving Range (Lighted) • The Futures (Short) Course • Short Game Area

Contact The Courses at Watters Creek Golf Shop at 214.509.4653 or visit WattersCreekGolf.com for more information.

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VOLUNTEER TODAY! Volunteers play a vital role in the success of the Allen Parks and Recreation Department. We are currently seeking highly energetic and dedicated individuals to serve in a wide range of volunteer roles. Whether looking to assist at events or help answer phones at a recreation center, the Allen Parks and Recreation Department has an opportunity for you. Contact LifeInAllen@cityofallen.org or 214.509.4700 for more information.

C.A.R.E.

City of Allen Financial Assistance Program Mission of C.A.R.E. (Citizen Assistance for Recreation Experiences): To provide recreational opportunities through financial support to qualified Allen residents in order to promote citizen involvement, build a strong sense of community and increase social and physical well-being.

Allen Parks and Recreation Department offers financial assistance for qualified residents for most recreational programs, classes and memberships offered at JFRC, DRN, TE, ASRC and Athletic Programs. It does not include league fees. Request an application packet by contacting Travis Cunniff, Recreation Services Manager at 214.509.4700.


ALLEN PA R K S A N D R E C R E AT I O N

R ES E RV E A PARK FACILITY FOR YOUR UPCOMING EVENT

Plan y our n ex t s p e c ia l occa s i o n a t o ne of our p a rk pa v ilio n s o r rec rea ti o n fa c ilit i e s !

Bi r t h d a y Par t ie s Sh owe r s & Cel e bra t i o n s Fa mi l y G e t To ge t h e r s For m o re i nfo r m a t io n , Se e pa g e s 6 4 -6 7


R E N TA L S

Pavilion Rentals Reservations A number of pavilions are available for rent through Allen Parks and Recreation. All pavilions are available on a first come, first served basis. A $50 deposit plus hourly fees are required. A complete list of Pavilion Rental Rules and Regulations will be provided upon reservation confirmation.

Bounce Houses

Please keep in mind: • None of the pavilions have patron accessible electricity. • There is a $50 deposit for each rental. • No tobacco products, firearms or alcoholic beverages are allowed on premises. • There is a two-hour minimum for each rental.

For more information, please call 214.509.4714.

Bounce houses are welcome in City of Allen parks and require an additional $25 fee charged upon notifying the Parks and Recreation department of your plans. Once confirmed, staff will then mark a safe spot (away from buried electrical lines, irrigation, etc.) for bounce house set up. Proof of insurance must be provided by bounce house vendor.

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R E N TA L S

Available Facilities ADDRESS

RESIDENT

NONRESIDENT

REST ROOMS

1201 E. Bethany

$40/hour

$80/hour

YES

BETHANY LAKES

745 S. Allen Heights

$25/hour

$50/hour

YES

BETHANY RIDGE

1218 E. Bethany

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

1405 Bradford Trace

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

B R I D G E W AT E R CROSSING

1919 Deer Creek

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

C E L E B R AT I O N A C E L E B R AT I O N B

701 Angel 701 Angel

$40/hour $40/hour

$80/hour $80/hour

YES YES

622 Rainforest 904 Comanche

$15/hour $40/hour

$30/hour $80/hour

NO

FORD EAST

705 Whitman

$25/hour

$50/hour

YES

FORD WEST

630 Park Place

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

GLENDOVER

1290 Scottsman

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

GREEN

1305 Comanche

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

LOST CREEK

1525 Charleston

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

LOST CREEK THE BLUFFS

1608 Allen Heights

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

ORCHARDS PA R K

1705 Lake Travis

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

QUAIL RUN

920 Pelican

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

1900 Country Brook

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

1540 Edelweiss

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

SUNCREEK

601 Alma

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

W AT T E R S CROSSING

Bel Air at Newport

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

PAV I L I O N AMENITIES @ JFRC

BRADFORD CROSSING

D AY S P R I N G A D AY S P R I N G B

S TA C Y R I D G E STORY

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R E N TA L S

Facility Rentals Allen Community Ice Rink

Host a memorable birthday party, broomball or unique group event at Allen Community Ice Rink! You can choose from private ice rental to party space with skates included. Customize your event package from 12 to 100+ guests, and make it unforgettable with options including skating coaches and catering. No outside food and beverage allowed. MORE INFORMATION: 972.912.1097

Allen Senior Recreation Center

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

Boasting one of the largest indoor pools in Allen, Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium is the perfect place for a celebration. Rent the entire facility or just the leisure pool, competition pool or rock wall. Two multipurpose rooms that hold 25 to 50 people can be used for parties. Also, patio rentals are available for outdoor gatherings. MORE INFORMATION: 214.509.4770

Allen Senior Recreation Center’s multipurpose room is the ideal location for your next event! With tables and chairs available for up to 250 people, the room includes a stage that can be used for performances and wood floors perfect for dances. An A/V system with audio, a projector and a screen are provided at no extra cost. Table and chair setup and takedown is available for an additional fee. MORE INFORMATION: 214.509.4820

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R E N TA L S

Rental packages range from $20-$325/hour. Contact individual facilities for details! Joe Farmer Recreation Center

Whether you want a special place for a birthday party, meeting, family reunion or other celebration, Joe Farmer Recreation Center has amenities for all occasions. A gymnasium with six basketball goals and racquetball courts, and a game room with table tennis, air hockey and foosball provide a variety of opportunities. Tiny Tots equipment is also available, for an additional cost, so little ones can enjoy a bounce house! MORE INFORMATION: 214.509.4750

The Courses at Watters Creek

Have your special occasion, corporate meeting, club gathering or reunion at The Courses at Watters Creek, and we'll ensure it's a success! A beautifully furnished banquet facility and fullservice professional catering staff will pamper you with casual to formal dining packages. For a fun party experience, get a group together and play FootGolf. MORE INFORMATION: 214.509.4653

The Edge

Lakeside Clubhouse

Plan your next small gathering at Lakeside Clubhouse! Lakeside Clubhouse is a climate controlled indoor facility with a beautiful balcony, overlooking one of the lakes in Bethany Lakes Park. There's even a fireplace for the cold days! Holding up to 40 people, the rental includes 40 chairs and eight, six-foot rectangle tables. MORE INFORMATION: 214.509.4700

There’s no better place to host an extreme birthday party or social gathering than The Edge Visitor Center. The 1,600-foot lobby has billiards and foosball, tables and seating and televisions. The skate park, which is one of the largest outdoor facilities of its kind in Texas, has a variety of bowls and street fixtures, providing fun skating opportunities for all ages and skill levels. MORE INFORMATION: 214.509.4760

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R E G I S T R AT I O N W I N T E R /S P R I N G 2 0 1 8

Registration Dates All class and program registration begins at 8:00AM online or at Joe Farmer Recreation Center or Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium.

RESIDENT

NONRESIDENT

Dec. 11

Dec. 13

WA L K- U P

Registration Methods

Walk-in registration accepted during regular facility hours.

ONLINE

NEW ONLINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM: You will need a new Login and Password

Online registration is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week!

Been a customer within the past year? Your account may have already been created in the new ACTIVE Net system. Use your email on file as your login and click "Forgot Your Password?"

OR If you do not have an account, click "Create New Account". If you have questions or to receive more information, call 214.509.4750 or 214.509.4770.

PAYMENTS ACCEPTED: Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card AllenParks.org

M A I L- I N

Mail-in registrations are accepted up to one-week prior to a class start date. Indicate credit card information on the registration form or include a check or money order payable to the City of Allen. Find registration forms online at AllenParks.org.

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium ATTN: Class Registration 110 E. Rivercrest, Allen, TX 75002

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OR

Joe Farmer Recreation Center ATTN: Class Registration 1201 E. Bethany, Allen, TX 75002


R E G I S T R AT I O N

Fees REGISTRATION FEES All program fees are set according to the cost of the instructor, supplies and minimum class enrollment. Some programs may require additional fees or supplies and may be offered at member and non-member rates. In most cases, programs will not be held on holidays recognized by the City of Allen. All fees collected support and finance these programs.

Wait Lists WAITING LISTS Is your class full? If so, we can place you on a waiting list. We will notify you if a space becomes available or a new class is formed. Payment is not required until you are registered for an open class position.

Policies TRANSFER POLICY Participants may transfer to another available class before it begins without charge but only if the enrollment for the class transferred from will not drop below the minimum. ASSUMPTION OF RISK By registering for a class there is an assumption of risk by the participant. The Allen Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to providing safe facilities and equipment for all participants, as well as qualified staff and instructors. In the event of a serious accident or illness, it is City policy to contact: • The Allen Fire Department Emergency Services to perform First Aid and when necessary, recommend transport to a hospital. • Each parent or legal guardian as soon as the situation allows. SIBLING POLICY Due to the structure of child/parent classes, only children who are of the appropriate age for the class will be permitted to register and attend the program. No younger or older siblings will be allowed in the classroom to sit and watch or be left unattended in the lobby.

PARENT POLICY Please refrain from entering the teaching area during class to eliminate interruptions between the instructor and participants. There will be special days to view your child’s progress. PHOTO POLICY Staff or hired photographers may take photos of class participants. The photos may be used for City of Allen promotional purposes in the Activity Guide, brochures, flyers, news releases or the website.

Refunds REFUNDS Customer service is our top priority! If you are not satisfied with a class, please let us know immediately so we can correct the situation. If you need to request a refund, please contact an Allen Parks & Recreation Department facility. FULL REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED IF: • Participation is not possible due to class cancellation or a change in day, time or location. Refunds will not be subject to any administrative charges. PARTIAL REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED IF: • Participation is canceled after the class starts due to unusual circumstances (e.g. sickness or injury). The refund will be prorated minus charges for furnished supplies. All partial refunds are subject to a $10 administrative fee. • Participation is canceled regardless of reason with notification of five (5) or more calendar days before the class starts. • Participation in any program is canceled with less than five (5) calendar days notice and we are able to fill the vacancy prior to the start of the program. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED IF: Participation is canceled with notification less than five (5) calendar days before the class starts and we are unable to fill that vacancy.

Questions? If you have any questions prior to registration, please call 214.509.4750 or 214.509.4770. For questions related to senior programs please call 214.509.4820. I N A L L E N 69


It’s National Ice Cream Day! What’s your favorite spot for frozen treats in Allen?

Allen is the #2 “Best Place to Live” in the nation and #1 in Texas! #bestplaces

Don’t forget! Trash day slides one day due to holiday.

US 75 Construction Update: the Stacy Rd. exit will close at 8 p.m. so crews can install new concrete pillars.

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PARKS & RECREATION

301 Century Parkway Allen, TX 75013 214.509.4700

NEW REGISTRATION SYSTEM, SAME GREAT ACTIVITIES! Class, program and event registration on the new ACTIVE Net system begins on 12/11 (Residents) & 12/13 (Non-Residents). Been a customer within the past year? Your account may have already been created in the new ACTIVE Net system. Use your email on file as your login and click "Forgot Your Password?" OR if you do not have an account, click "Create New Account." If you have questions or to receive more information, call 214.509.4750, 214.509.4770 or visit AllenParks.org.

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LIFE (Winter/Spring 2018 Edition)  
LIFE (Winter/Spring 2018 Edition)  

The Allen Parks and Recreation Department's LIFE guide is your roadmap to Learning, Interests, Fitness and Events in Allen, TX.