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SUMMER 2020 CITY OF ALLEN PA R KS & R E C R E AT I O N ACTIVITY GUIDE

MAY 5 - AUGUST 22 R EG I ST R AT I O N Resident: March 9 Non-Resident: March 11


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A L L E N PA R KS & R E C R E AT I O N

Who We Are MISSION

Enhancing lives and enriching the community through Parks and Recreation experiences.

VISION

Deliver innovative and responsive service to create experiences which engage interests, encourage play, inspire learning, improve wellness, provide entertainment and foster economic growth for all of Allen. CITY COUNCIL

Mayor Stephen Terrell, Mayor Pro Tem Gary L. Caplinger, Kurt Kizer, Carl Clemencich, Lauren Doherty, Chris Schulmeister, Baine Brooks

C I TY STA F F

Eric Ellwanger, City Manager

A D M I N I ST R AT I O N

Brian Bristow, Assistant Director Carrie Cessna, Assistant Director Travis Cunniff, Recreation Services Mgr. Anthony Hill, Resource Development Mgr. Robert Townsend, Admin. Services Mgr. Jennifer Robinson, Support Specialist Keith Marchand, Reservations Coordinator Silvana Best, Special Events Coordinator Cury Santiago, Admin. Assistant

301 Century Parkway Allen, Texas 75013 214.509.4700 LifeInAllen@cityofallen.org 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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PA R KS & R E C R E AT I O N BOARD

John Holley, Luke Hollingsworth, Geoben Johnson III, LaReeda Rentie, Michael Smiddy, Victoria States, Terrance Thomas

PLANNING SERVICES

Matt McComb, Park Planning & Development Mgr. Laura Cuellar, Landscape Architect Krishan Patel, Trail System Planner Kelly McGinnis, Project/Grant Coordinator Robert Ferron, Parks Development Inspector

SITE AND FACILITY SERVICES

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

In 2019, City of Allen joined the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).


WH AT ’ S I N S I D E

Who We Are 4 Table of Contents 5 Facilities Allen Community Ice Rink 6 Allen Senior Recreation Center 8 Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium 10 Ford Pool 12 Joe Farmer Recreation Center 14 The Courses at Watters Creek 16 The Edge 18 Special Events 20 Programming Camps 24 Young Children 34 Youth 37 SNAP 46 Teens & Adults 48 Seniors 57 Aquatics 63 Adult Leagues 68 Golf 70 Rentals Pavilion Rentals 72 Facility Rentals 74 Registration 76 Special Insert: Parks & Trails Map 39-42

C L A S S LO CAT I O N K EY AEC ACIR ASRC DRN JFRC TCWC TE

Allen Event Center Allen Community Ice Rink Allen Senior Recreation Center Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium Joe Farmer Recreation Center The Courses at Watters Creek The Edge

ON THE COVER

Beat the heat at the Celebration Park Sprayground, a perfect summer hangout for ages 2-12. Open May 1-September 29, it’s a favorite stop for families attending Market Street Allen USA Celebration.

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Allen Community Ice Rink 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!

Facility Hours* M-F SA SU

7:00AM-8:00PM 8:00AM-6:00PM 10:00AM-5:00PM

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

Admission Fees OPEN SKATE FREESTYLE STICK TIMES SKATE RENTALS

$5 (All Ages/All Levels) $10/Hour; $2.50/15 minutes $10 $3

Punch Cards For Skating & Hockey FREESTYLE

Available for 10, 100 and 150 Hours

STICK TIMES

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

For savings, purchase punch cards at ACIR Front Desk.

Rentals See pages 74-75 for information.

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Location 200 E. Stacy Rd. #1350 Allen, TX 75002 SQUARE FOOT FACILITY WITHIN

ALLEN EVENT CENTER

Contact 972.912.1097

Center Supervisor: Timmy Vessakosol

Activities SPECIAL EVENTS Beat the Heat Skate Back to School Skate

ICE RINK WITH 28 FT CORNER RADIUS

SKATING LESSONS Introduction to Skating Learn to Skate Homeschool Skating Advanced Figure Skating OPEN SKATES General Public Open Skates For full schedule, visit LifeInAllen.org/ACIR HOCKEY Introduction to Hockey Learn to Play Hockey Institute of Allen Stick Time Adult Skills LEAGUES Jr. Americans Adult Instructional Adult D & D2 Over 35 Women's Elite

Amenities Find ACIR programming Throughout the guide in Special Events, Young Children, Youth and Teens & Adults sections!

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

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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 current ones. Avoid crowded gyms by utilizing the fullyfurnished fitness room.

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Facility Hours M/W/F T/TH SA/SU

7:00AM-5:00PM 7:00AM-8:00PM Closed

Daily Lunch Freshly prepared meals are served MondayFriday from 12:00PM1:00PM for members at the cost of $4 per meal and $3 for a garden salad. Pre-registration is required no later than 9:30AM on the same day.

Find Senior programming on pages 57-61!

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 LifeInAllen. org/ASRC.


Membership RESIDENT*

NON-RESIDENT

$5

$24

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

Rentals

Location 451 St. Mary Dr. Allen, TX 75002

Contact 214.509.4820

Center Supervisor: Julie Olles

See pages 74-75 for information.

Activities SPECIAL EVENTS “Just For The Health Of It” Health and Wellness Fair TRAVEL Ark Encounter & Creation Museum Overnight Trips Local Day Trips FITNESS Trike Check Out Line Dancing Yoga Pilates SilverSneakers® Chair Yoga Chair Volleyball Tai Chi Zumba Gold

50+

ASRC is for people ARTS & CRAFTS Painting Art Appreciation Ceramics Color Time Crafts EDUCATION Seminars AARP Driver Safety AARP Smart Driver Tech Mental Aerobics SOCIAL Daily Lunch Card Games Stitching Time Billiards Ping Pong Clubs Garden Group Genealogy Club

years of age including spouses Annual membership is

$5

for residents Most programs are

Free or Low-Cost ASRC features a

Fitness Room

with Cardio

Equipment and a

6,000

Square Foot Multi-Purpose Room

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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.

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Facility Hours M-TH 5:00AM-9:00PM F 5:00AM-8:00PM

SA SU

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

1:00PM-8:45PM Closed* 1:00PM-7:45PM 1:00PM-5:45PM

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

Rentals See pages 74-75 for information.

8:00AM-6:00PM 1:00PM-6:00PM

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

Location

RESIDENT*

NON-RESIDENT

Adults (18+)

$170

$245

Senior (50+)

$135

$205

Youth (14-17)

$135

$205

Youth (3-13)

$85

$155

Youth (2 & under) Free

Free

3 Months (14)

$60

$85

6 Months (14)

$100

$145

Family

$550

$575

Adults (18+)

$5

Senior (50+)

$3

Youth (2 & under) Free Youth (3-17)

$4

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

Contact 214.509.4770

Natatorium Supervisor: Jonathan McCloskey

Activities

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

110 Rivercrest Blvd. Allen, TX 75002

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 Chair Yoga Pilates Yoga Zumba Core Endurance Personal Training LEARN MORE For more information, visit LifeInAllen.org.

Find Aquatics programming on pages 63-67! IN ALLEN

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Ford Pool Go for a swim and have fun in the sun this summer at Ford Pool! Make memories with family and friends at the pool’s special events held throughout the season. Relaxing under the cabanas, swimming laps, enjoying the new play structure and sliding down the 20’ slide are just a few of the exciting things you can do at one of Allen’s largest outdoor pools.

Facility Hours M-TH 1:00PM-6:00PM F 11:00AM-7:00PM

SA 11:00AM-7:00PM SU 1:00PM-6:00PM

Days of Operation* May 23-August 11 August 15-16

August 22-23 August 29-30

September 5-7

*Open daily Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. When school is in session, Ford Pool is only open on the weekends.

Daily Swim Admission RESIDENT

$3

NON-RESIDENT

$5

Seasonal Membership RESIDENT

NON-RESIDENT

Individual

$65

$100

Family

$200

$300

Rentals See pages 74-75 for information.

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• 2020 SPECIAL EVENTS AT •

FORD POOL Read more about the summer events happening at Ford Pool on page 23!

Location 724 Whitman Dr. Allen, TX 75002

Contact 214.509.4770

Natatorium Supervisor: Jonathan McCloskey

Activities DISCOUNTED PRICING SPECIAL EVENTS Opening Weekend H20 Fitness Expo Father’s Day Market Street Allen USA Wristband Redemption LOYALTY CARD SPECIAL EVENTS Summer Kickoff Bash World’s Largest Swimming Lesson Ford Pool Family Campout Soak Up Summer at Ford Pool Fourth of July Celebration Deck Art Day at Ford Pool Adult Swim Lesson Day Innertub Waterr Christmas Eve at Ford Pool Christmas in July World Record Day End of Summer Bash LEARN TO SWIM Minnows (Ages 3-5) Sharks (6-12)

Amenities 20-foot Water Slide Kids Play Structure Tumble Bucket Tower 8 Cabanas 3 Pavilions Showers, Changing Areas & Bathrooms

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center 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!

Facility Hours M-TH 6:00AM-10:00PM F 6:00AM-9:00PM

SA SU

10:00AM-6:00PM 1:00PM-6:00PM

Activities SPECIAL EVENTS Bubble Ball Youth Fishing Derby Family Fun Series Step Up To Health Community Garage Sale

PERSONAL FITNESS Personal Training Pilates Tai-Chi Yoga

CAMPS Camp S.T.A.R. Basketball Art Cooking STEAM

SPORTS Archery Baseball Basketball Martial Arts Soccer Volleyball

PERFORMING ARTS Music Dance

LIFE INTERESTS Digital Photography Parenting Skills

Find JFRC programming throughout the guide in the Special Events, Young Children, Youth, Camps and Teens & Adults sections!

Rentals See pages 74-75 for information.

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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

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

1201 E. Bethany Dr. Allen, TX 75002

Contact 214.509.4750

Center Supervisor: Xierra Alexis

Daily Admission With Member

$5

Without Member $7 Children 17 and younger must be registered for the daily admission pass by an adult 18+.

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

Fitness Room with Cardiovascular Machines, Weight Machines and Free Weights I N A L L E N 15


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. *Fees Subject To Change

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Rates with Carts* THE TRADITIONS COURSE (18 HOLES) Weekday (M-TH) Friday Weekend (SA-SU/HOLIDAYS)

$25-$45 $25-$49 $25-$59

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)

$12 $8

PERFORMANCE PLUS PROGRAM

AT THE COURSES AT WATTERS CREEK Rewards members with unlimited access to DFW's #1 Practice Facility!

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS INCLUDE:

• Unlimited play on The Futures Course • Unlimited practice in the Short Game area, including chipping and putting • Unlimited range balls on the driving range • 10% off green fees on The Traditions Course anytime


33 Holes

Location 7201 Chase Oaks Blvd. Plano, TX 75025

Contact 214.509.GOLF (4653)

Golf Services Manager: Jeff Holt (Member, PGA of America)

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 offers a FootGolf course! FootGolf is a combination of soccer and golf.

Find Golf programming on pages 70-71!

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

Activities & Amenities GOLF INSTRUCTION The Plane Truth Golf Instruction Group Lessons & Clinics Jr. Development & Camps Adult Clinics Women's Clinics Senior Clinics Demo Days VENUE PRACTICE Lighted Driving Range The Futures (Short) Course Short Game Area CLUBHOUSE Grill 33 Pavilion 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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The Edge Facility Hours M-F 3:00PM-8:00PM SA 12:00PM-8:00PM SU 1:00PM-6:00PM *Open at noon during AISD school holidays.

Skate Park, BMX Track & In-Line Hockey Rink Hours M-SU 8:00AM-11:00PM

Activities EDUCATION Art Programs Karate Courses Computer Programming Computer Gaming Engineering Courses Science Courses Scooter Basics Sports Programs

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 LifeInAllen.org.


Media Room Annual Membership Youth (10-17)

Location

RESIDENT*

NON-RESIDENT

$10

$20

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

Skate Park

201 St. Mary Dr. Allen, TX 75002

Contact 214.509.4760

Center Supervisor: Billy Diaz

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 74-75 for information. Find The Edge's programming throughout the guide in the Special Events, Camps, Young Children, Youth and Teen & Adult sections!

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Special Events BUBBLE BALL

Come experience the bouncing fun of Bubble Ball. Open play Bubble Ball is a great way to exercise and have fun for the whole family! Drop ins are welcome but pre-registration is offered at a discount. AGE: 7+ | COST: $10 pre-registration/ $15 day of registration LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 14623, F, 5/01, 7:00PM-8:15PM 14624, F, 6/05, 7:00PM-8:15PM 14626, F, 8/07, 7:00PM-8:15PM

YOUTH FISHING DERBY

Here fishy, fishy! Don't miss the Youth Fishing Derby. Prizes awarded for the largest fish caught per age group and overall. Pre-registration is recommended; check-in is at 7:30AM on day of event. (JFRC Staff) AGE: 2-17 | COST: FREE LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 14100, SA, 5/02, 8:00AM-10:30AM

“JUST FOR THE HEALTH OF IT” HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR

Join Allen Senior Recreation Center for its 15th annual health event. Visit over 40 vendors who will provide screenings plus useful information covering a variety of health-related topics. AGE: 50+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: ASRC F, 5/29, 9:00AM-12:00PM

FAMILY FUN SERIES

Occurring in conjunction with the Summer Sounds Concert Series, come enjoy some family fun at Joe Farmer Recreation. All ages are welcome to participate in this free fun filled event. AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE LOCATION: : Gym/JFRC 14378, M, 6/01, 6:00PM-8:00PM (DODGEBALL) 14379, M, 6/08, 6:00PM-8:00PM (BASKETBALL) 14380, M, 6/22, 6:00PM-8:00PM (VOLLEYBALL)

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SPECIAL EVENTS SUMMER KICKOFF BASH

To kick-off summer come out to Ford Pool for a night of fun and a movie. Open swim, concessions and the classic movie "The Little Mermaid" will be shown. Attendees may bring their own tubes/ noodles.

AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE (pre-registration limited to 500)/$3 (day of event) LOCATION: Ford Pool 14092, F, 6/05, 7:30PM-11:00PM

BEAT THE HEAT SKATE

Kick-off summer in the coolest way possible with on-ice games and Summer activities. All on-ice participants must wear skates. Donate a non-perishable food item to benefit the Allen Community Outreach and receive a free skate rental. AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 entry/ $3 skate rental LOCATION: ACIR SA, 6/06, 11:45AM-1:45PM

STEP UP TO HEALTH

In conjunction with Summer Sounds, this festival will be fun for the whole family as you learn about the many health and wellness programs offered in City of Allen. Enjoy a variety of activities including vendor booths, demos and more! AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Parks/JFRC 14103, M, 6/15, 6:00PM-8:00PM

FORD POOL FAMILY CAMPOUT

Families are invited to camp out under the stars at Ford Pool! After you set up camp, staff will lead the rest of the evening including providing dinner and evening full of nighttime fun including activities on land and in the pool! AGE: All Ages | COST: $10 per camp site plus $5 per person LOCATION: Ford Pool 14724, SA-SU, 6/20-6/21, 5:30PM-10:30AM

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER AT FORD POOL

Join Ford Pool for a Masquerade Ball with a twist! Put your detective skills to the test to solve a family friendly mystery before time runs out. Dinner provided. AGE: 6+ | COST: $35 LOCATION: Ford Pool 14725, SA, 7/11, 7:30PM-11:00PM

MISSOULA CHILDREN’S THEATER

Kids of all ages have the chance to participate in a theater performance from start to finish. This year, Missoula Children’s Theatre will present two sessions: “The Snow Queen” in July and “The Emperor’s New Clothes” in August. All registrants receive a part and rehearsal times vary. (Missoula Children’s Theatre Staff) AGE: Entering 1st Grade-12th Grade | COST: $75 LOCATION: Auditorium/Allen Public Library AGE: Entering 1st Grade-12th Grade 14939, M-SA, 7/13-7/18, 10:00AM-2:30PM 14937, M-SA, 8/03-8/08, 10:00AM-2:30PM AGE: 8-12 14940, M-SA, 7/13-7/18, 10:00AM-2:30PM 14936, M-SA, 8/03-8/08, 10:00AM-2:30 PM AGE: 13-18 14938, M-SA, 7/13-7/18, 10:00AM-2:30PM 14935, M-SA, 8/03-8/08, 10:00AM-2:30PM

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SPECIAL EVENTS CHRISTMAS EVE AT FORD POOL

Come out to Ford Pool and celebrate Christmas Eve in July! Grab your friends for the holiday classic “Elf”! Concession and noodles are available for an additional cost. Attendees may bring their own appropriately sized tubes.

ANNUAL

SUMMER SOUNDS CONCERT SERIES

AGE: All Ages | COST: $3 LOCATION: Ford Pool 14093, F, 7/24, 7:30PM-11:00PM

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE

Sell those items you were thinking of throwing away or discover a variety of treasures at bargain prices! Become a vendor by registering today. Each space is 17'x10', vendors must provide their own tables and chairs. Browsing is free to the public. AGE: 17+ | COST: $25 one space/ $40 two spaces/$55 three spaces LOCATION: Parking Lot/JFRC 14099, SA, 7/18, 7:00AM-12:00PM

What could be better after a long day than spending the evening with family and friends over a picnic dinner on the lush, fresh grass of the Joe Farmer Recreation Center Amphitheater while enjoying live music filtering through the evening air?

Come join ACIR for the Back to School Bash! Join the fun on the ice for various games and activities. All on-ice participants must wear skates. Bring school supply donations and receive a free skate rental.

The music will range from contemporary pop hits to classical and more. All Summer Sounds concerts are FREE and begin at 7:00PM. Ground blanket seating is preferred so that concert-goers of all ages can enjoy the best line of sight.

END OF SUMMER BASH UNDER THE STARS

In-N-Out Burger® will be providing FREE burger meals to the first 1,000 guests on June 1, 8 and 22. Also, a special Food Truck Day will be held on June 15 with a variety of delicious meal options available!

BACK TO SCHOOL SKATE

AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 entry/ $3 skate rental LOCATION: ACIR SA, 8/01, 11:45AM-1:45PM

To end summer on a high note come out to Ford Pool for a screening of the summer classic “JAWS”. This is your opportunity to turn in your Ford Pool Loyalty Card and receive your 2021 admission voucher. FREE limited pre-registration/$3 day of event. AGE: 3-13 | COST: FREE (pre-registration limited to 500)/$3 (day of event) LOCATION: Ford Pool 14094, SA, 8/15, 7:30PM-11:00PM

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SUMMER 2020 SCHEDULE: MONDAY, JUNE 1 MONDAY, JUNE 8 MONDAY, JUNE 15 MONDAY, JUNE 22 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6* Allen Philharmonic Orchestra *Concert will be held at Allen Civic Plaza from 6:00PM-8:00PM

BANDS TO BE ANNOUCED SOON! For more information, visit LifeInAllen.org/SummerSounds


• 2020 SPECIAL EVENTS AT •

FORD POOL DISCOUNTED PRICING EVENTS OPENING WEEKEND

FATHER’S DAY

H2O FITNESS EXPO

MARKET STREET ALLEN USA CELEBRATION WRISTBAND REDEMPTION

AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE SA, 5/23, 11:00AM-7:00PM SU-M, 5/24-5/25, 1:00PM-6:00PM AGE: 6+ | COST: FREE SA, 6/13, 9:00AM-11:00AM

AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE SU, 6/21, 1:00PM-6:00PM

AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE SU-F, 6/28-7/03, 1:00PM-6:00PM

LOYALTY CARD EVENTS Back again for the Summer 2020 season, get rewarded for attending special events at Ford Pool! For every three (3) Loyalty Card events you attend, you will earn a 2021 admission voucher. Attend all twelve (12) Loyalty Card events and receive a FREE (individual) season pass for the Summer 2021 season.

*Some Loyalty Card events require registration prior to the event.

SUMMER KICKOFF BASH

AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE (pre-registration limited to 500)/ $3 (day of event) #14092, F, 6/05, 7:30PM-11:00PM

WORLD’S LARGEST SWIMMING LESSON

AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE with pool admission #14723, TH, 6/18, 1:00PM-2:00PM

FORD POOL FAMILY CAMPOUT

AGE: All Ages | COST: $10 per camp site plus $5 per person #14724, SA-SU, 6/20-6/21, 5:30PM-10:00AM

SOAK UP SUMMER

AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE with pool admission TH, 6/25, 11:00AM-7:00PM

FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION

AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE with pool admission SA, 7/04, 1:00PM-7:00PM

DECK ART DAY

AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE with pool admission T, 7/07, 1:00PM-6:00PM

ADULT SWIM LESSON DAY AGE: 17+ | COST: FREE SA, 7/18, 2:00PM

INNERTUBE WATER POLO AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE with pool admission T, 7/21, 2:00PM-6:00 PM

CHRISTMAS EVE AT FORD POOL

AGE: All Ages | COST: $3 #14093, F, 7/24, 7:30PM-11:00PM

CHRISTMAS IN JULY

AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE with pool admission SA, 7/25, 11:00AM-7:00PM

WORLD RECORD DAY

AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE (must pre-register) T, 8/04, 2:00PM-4:50PM #14810, #14811, #14816, #14812, #14813, #14814

END OF SUMMER OF BASH! AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE (pre-registration limited to 500)/ $3 (day of event) #14094, SA, 8/15, 7:30PM-11:00PM

For more information & event registration, visit:

LifeInAllen.org/FordPool


Camps ADVENTURES IN ART CAMP

Create masterpieces you'll want to frame! Students learn real fine art techniques and creative thinking, painting with 5 different mediums: heavy and light acrylic, watercolor, oil pastels and charcoal. $60 supply fee due to the instructor. (Robert Garden Art) AGE: 5-13 | COST: $63 LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/JFRC 13822, M-TH, 6/08-6/11, 9:00AM-11:45AM 13823, M-TH, 6/22-6/25, 9:00AM-11:45AM 13824, M-TH, 7/06-7/09, 9:00AM-11:45AM 13825, M-TH, 7/20-7/23, 9:00AM-11:45AM 13826, M-TH, 8/03-8/06, 9:00AM-11:45AM

ABRAKADOODLE ADVENTURE PARK ART CAMP

Give your creativity a whirl and create a theme park with a roller coaster, a Ferris wheel and much more. Ride along with us and explore different art materials and art techniques to create your dream amusement park. (Abrakadoodle Staff) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $155 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14894, M-F, 6/08-6/12, 1:00PM-4:00PM

ABRAKADOODLE ARTOSAURUS STEAM CAMP

Explore the wild world of dinosaurs and other reptiles! Experiment with a variety of art techniques while you learn about science, technology, engineering and math concepts used to study extinct animals. (Abrakadoodle Staff) AGE: 3-5 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14895, M-TH, 6/22-6/25, 9:00AM-12:00PM

ABRAKADOODLE KIDS ON CANVAS ART CAMP

Learn about prehistoric animals, make dinosaur eggs, create fossils and habitats. Dig into the life of dinosaurs and your creativity! (Abrakadoodle Staff) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $155 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14893, M-F, 6/01-6/05, 1:00PM-4:00PM

ABRAKADOODLE PIRATE ART CAMP

Students will make castles, sea monsters, pirate maps and more. ARRRRGGG, this Abrakadoodle camp is filled with a bounty of games, activities, music and creative art experiences for our noble sea-faring pirates! (Abrakadoodle Staff) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $155 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14898, M-F, 7/27-7/31, 1:00PM-4:00PM

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CAMPS ABRAKADOODLE UNDER THE SEA ART CAMP

Make a big splash and join us for Under the Sea adventures while designing cool art projects, playing games, reading stories, learning about ecology and examining underwater habitats. Dive in and have tons of FUN under the sea! (Abrakadoodle Staff) AGE: 3-12 | COST: $125-$155 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE AGE: 3-5, $125 14896, M-TH, 7/13-7/16, 9:00AM-12:00PM AGE: 6-12, $155 14897, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 1:00PM-4:00PM

B3 ARKIDTECT SUPER STRUCTURES

Students will test materials, meet design constraints and dream up amazing structures. Participants get to construct everything from an earthquake-proof building to a super cool straw roller coaster. $25 supply fee due on the first day of class. (B3 Staff) AGE: 5-12 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14878, M-F, 6/22-6/26, 1:00PM-4:00PM

B3 ELEMENTARY ENTOMOLOGY BUGS

Campers will conduct experiments to learn what foods ants like best and what colors attract the most insects. Fun insect themed games, songs and arts and crafts make this camp a buggy blast! $25 supply fee due on the first day of class. (B3 Staff) AGE: 5-10 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14876, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 9:00AM-12:00PM

B3: EPIC ENGINEERING DISASTERS

Explore historical engineering disasters, from collapsing buildings and bridges to sinking ships. Discover what went wrong and design solutions! $25 supply fee due to the instructor. (R. Tatineni)

B3: FROZEN STEAM

Baby it’s hot outside, but this is the coolest camp around! Enjoy hands on science and engineering activities with themes from Frozen like building ice towers and snowball launchers. $25 supply fee due to the instructor. (R. Tatineni) AGE: 5-12 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14405, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 9:00AM-12:00PM

B3: JURASSIC JAMBOREE

Get ready to step into a time machine to peek at dinosaurs! Use paleontology skills to discover what these prehistoric animals looked and behaved like as you make fossils, dino eggs and coprolite study. $25 supply fee due to the instructor. (R. Tatineni) AGE: 5-12 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14404, M-F, 6/08-6/12, 9:00-12:00PM

B3: MINECRAFT MANIA (JFRC)

Calling all Minecraft fans to this one-ofa-kind camp that is the perfect blend of various Minecraft-themed STEAM activities. Enjoy building with LEGO Minecraft sets, Minecraft experiments and more! $25 supply fee due to the instructor. (R. Tatineni) AGE: 5-12 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14407, M-F, 7/20-7/24, 1:00PM-4:00PM

B3 MINECRAFT MANIA (TE)

Campers enjoy four fun and engaging stations each day with activities that include building LEGO Minecraft sets, Minecraft themed science experiments and of course time to play Minecraft. $25 supply fee due on the first day of class. (B3 Staff) AGE: 5-12 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14879, M-F, 6/08-6/12, 1:00PM-4:00PM

AGE: 5-12 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 14406, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 1:00PM-4:00PM

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CAMPS B3: SPACE EXPLORERS

BOWMEN BASKETBALL CAMP

AGE: 5-12 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14403, M-F, 6/08-6/12, 1:00PM-4:00PM

AGE: 7-12 | COST: $95 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 14417, M-TH, 6/08-6/11, 9:00AM-12:00PM 14418, M-TH, 7/27-7/30, 9:00AM-12:00PM

Star War fans and future astronauts will explore the mysteries of space. Learn about the solar system and space travel. Enjoy creating moon rocks, Yoda’s bubbling slime swamp and star fighter. $25 supply fee due to the instructor. (R. Tatineni)

B3 SUPERHERO STEAM

Students will create superhero themed projects, play superhero games and participate in science activities such as: Glow in the dark Kryptonite, Galaxy Slime and an Evil Villain Mad Scientist Lab. $25 supply fee due on the first day of class. (B3 Staff) AGE: 5-10 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14880, M-F, 6/22-6/26, 9:00AM-12:00PM

B3: THINK LIKE AN ENGINEER

Find out how engineers use design thinking to solve problems. Participate in various thinking activities such as: assistive device, water collection, crane and more! $25 supply fee due to the instructor. (R. Tatineni) AGE: 5-12 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14408, M-F, 7/20-7/24, 9:00AM-12:00PM

B3: WIZARDS POTIONS LAB (JFRC) Always wanted to attend Hogwarts? Enjoy a journey filled with magic by creating wands and dueling witches/ wizards, then through chemistry, brew potions like magic bubbles, glow in the dark and more! $25 supply fee due to the instructor. (R. Tatineni) AGE: 5-12 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14402, M-F, 6/01-6/05, 1:00PM-4:00PM

B3 WIZARDS POTIONS LAB (TE)

Experience a week-long journey filled with magic as you create wands, duel witches and wizards, compete for the coveted “house cup”, brew various potions design, build broomsticks and other crafts. $25 supply fee due on the first day of class. (B3 Staff) AGE: 5-12 | COST: $140 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14875, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 1:00PM-4:00PM

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This high energy clinic is designed for players of all skills and abilities. This is a skill-based program which utilizes drills and games to reinforce dribbling, passing, shooting and rebounding. Part of each class will be used for game scrimmages. (Bowmen Sports)

BOWMEN DODGEBALL CAMP

This program incorporates many versions of dodgeball and other classic games with an emphasis on fun, teamwork and exercise. Unlike playground balls which tend to hurt, Bowmen Sports uses special safer dodgeballs. (Bowmen Sports)

AGE: 7-12 | COST: $95 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 14815, M-TH, 6/15-6/18, 9:00AM-12:00PM 14419, M-TH, 7/06-7/09, 9:00AM-12:00PM

BRAINOPOLIS: ANIMATION PRODUCTION

Create your own animated video. Work with animated characters as you learn about layers, audio and movement. To help you get started, students will get animated skits that can be augmented with extra characters and visual effects (BRAINopolis Staff) AGE: 6-11 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14892, M-F, 8/03-8/07, 1:00PM-4:00PM

BRAINOPOLIS: BRAINOPALOOZA

Transform into a graphic designer and use professional software to plan your own event and create digital marketing materials such as invitation and flyers. You will use professional DJ equipment to create musical remixes for your special event. (BRAINopolis Staff) AGE: 6-11 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14889, M-F, 7/27-7/31, 9:00AM-12:00PM


CAMPS BRAINOPOLIS: COSMETICS AND CHEMISTRY

Become a chemist as you mix and make your own line of organic beauty products. Join other inventors and scientists as you create lip balm and lotion. You will learn about marketing and design your own website to showcase your creations. (BRAINopolis Staff) AGE: 6-11 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14884, M-F, 7/06-7/10, 1:00PM-4:00PM

BRAINOPOLIS: DRONES RESCUE MISSION

Learn how drones are being used in the medical field, espionage and transportation. Each session will have a story that challenges you to create prototype solutions that require creativity and problem solving. (BRAINopolis Staff) AGE: 7-13 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14883, M-F, 7/06-7/10, 9:00AM-12:00PM

BRAINOPOLIS: MACHINE LEARNING

Code an automated digital vehicle that memorizes the location of obstacles. Create your own digital character that interacts with users and learns from their responses, then create a physical model of the character. (BRAINopolis Staff) AGE: 6-13 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14888, M-F, 7/20-7/24, 1:00PM-4:00PM

BRAINOPOLIS: MEMES AND GIFS

Create your very own GIFs and Memes to share with friends and family. Learn how the brain reacts to Memes and digital communication that conveys happiness, fear and excitement. You will be able to share your digital creations through social media. (BRAINopolis Staff)

BRAINOPOLIS: MINECRAFT IN MOTION

Students will create a movie set, build characters, and use technology for a stop motion project. Participants work with a partner as they learn about sequences, cameras, lighting, synchronization and frames. (BRAINopolis Staff) AGE: 6-11 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14886, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 1:00PM-4:00PM

BRAINOPOLIS: POKÉMON PROGRAMMING

Help Pikachu battle Charizard, Bulbosaur find a ride to a Pokéstop and teach Squirtle to play with Pokéballs. Learn coding commands to create your own computer games. You will use costume commands, blocks and user interaction routines. (BRAINopolis Staff) AGE: 6-11 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14891, M-F, 8/03-8/07, 9:00AM-12:00PM

BRAINOPOLIS: POPCORNOPOLIS

Transform into a junior entrepreneur and setup a popcorn booth. Design a digital flyer and invitations to prepare for the grand opening on the last day of camp. Learn about money, price, cost, profit, and make your own website to showcase your work. (BRAINopolis Staff) AGE: 6-11 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14887, M-F, 7/20-7/24, 9:00AM-12:00PM

BRAINOPOLIS: YOUTUBE POP-UP STUDIO

Create your own Muppet who will be the star of the videos you make. Students will develop a script, film, edit, add sound effects and customize your video production that you can post on YouTube. (BRAINopolis Staff) AGE: 7-13 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14885, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 9:00AM-12:00PM

AGE: 7-13 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14890, M-F, 7/27-7/31, 1:00PM-4:00PM

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CAMPS CAMP S.T.A.R.

Each week is a new adventure guaranteed to have your camper making new friends and having fun in the sun! This day camp will include a variety of indoor/outdoor activities, games, field trips and more! For more info, call 214.509.4750. AGE: 5-12 | COST: $130 Members/ $140 Non-Members LOCATION: Amenities Building/JFRC 13760, M-F, 5/26-5/29, 7:30AM-5:30PM 13763, M-F, 6/01-6/05, 7:30AM-5:30PM 13764, M-F, 6/08-6/12, 7:30AM-5:30PM 13765, M-F, 6/15-6/19, 7:30AM-5:30PM 13766, M-F, 6/22-6/26, 7:30AM-5:30PM 13767, M-F, 6/29-7/03, 7:30AM-5:30PM 13768, M-F, 7/06-7/10, 7:30AM-5:30PM 13769, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 7:30AM-5:30PM 13770, M-F, 7/20-7/24, 7:30AM-5:30PM 13761, M-F, 7/27-7/31, 7:30AM-5:30PM 13762, M-F, 8/03-8/07, 7:30AM-5:30PM

CHEFSVILLE: BAKING LIKE A PRO!

Everyone loves baking! Savory and sweet, baking satisfies almost everyone. Celebrate baking and learn new skills with classic recipes and ingredients. Students will test and eat everything! $25 supply fee due to the instructor. (S. Horwitz) AGE: 8-12 | COST: $100 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 13813, T-TH, 5/26-5/28, 9:00AM-12:00PM

CHEFSVILLE: BAKING PIE AND TARTS

Practice makes perfect! Youngsters learn how to work with different kinds of pastry dough using all kinds of techniques. Campers work, make and roll the dough, filling and baking their creations. $25 supply fee due to the instructor. (S. Horwitz) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $33 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 13816, F, 6/19, 9:00AM-12:00PM

CHEFSVILLE: COOKING BASICS

Campers will want to eat more fruits and vegetables as they learn new cooking skills. They’ll learn menu planning, kitchen and food safety, cooking with vegetables, beef and poultry, and more! $25 supply fee due to the instructor. (S. Horwitz) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $130 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 13812, M-TH, 6/01-6/04, 9:00AM-12:00PM

CHEFSVILLE: JUNIOR CHEF COOKING CAMP

Campers excited about competitive cooking shows like MasterChef Junior will enjoy this camp! They’ll try their hand at cooking challenges and have fun learning skills that they can use for a lifetime. $25 supply fee due to instructor. (S. Horwitz) AGE: 8-12 | COST: $130 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 13817, M-TH, 7/06-7/09, 1:00PM-4:00PM

CHEFSVILLE: RECIPE TESTING LAB

Campers will enjoy going beyond a recipe! They’ll use imagination and innovation to come up with amazing recipes. They’ll be able to experiment with a variety of dishes and taste test their creations. $25 supply fee due to the instructor. (S. Horwitz) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $130 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 13815, M-TH, 7/20-7/23, 1:00PM-4:00PM

CHEFSVILLE: SALSA

The Latin kitchen is loaded with the tastiest salsas. Kids will chop, dice and slice to make the most beautiful salsas for a variety of dishes. $25 supply fee due to the instructor. (S. Horwitz) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $33 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 13818, F, 7/17, 9:00AM-12:00PM

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CAMPS CHEFSVILLE: TWEEN CAMP

Tweens will build confidence, character, organization and planning skills as they explore the world of cooking. They’ll learn healthy eating habits with basic cooking skills, nutrition and more. $25 supply fee due to the instructor. (S. Horwitz) AGE: 10-17 | COST: $130 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 13814, M-TH, 6/15-6/18, 1:00PM-4:00PM

LITTLE MEDICAL SCHOOL

Experience the world of doctors, nurses and surgeons. Students use medical tools to understand how the heart, lungs, skeletal system and digestion organs work through role playing, models and discussion. Students will go home with real medical tools! (Mireku) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $350 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14715, M-F, 7/27-7/31, 9:00AM-12:00PM

LITTLE VETERINARIAN SCHOOL

Experience the world of veterinarians and veterinarian assistants. Students learn to conduct measurements, assessments and exams for a dog's proper nutrition, hydration, and health. Students will go home with real veterinarian tools and worksheets! (Mireku) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $350 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14718, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 1:00PM-4:00PM 14717, M-F, 7/27-7/31, 1:00PM-4:00PM

MINI-HAWK MULTI-SPORTS CAMP The Mini-Hawk multi-sport camp is designed to introduce young athletes to a variety of different sports in one setting. Athletes will learn the rules and essentials of each sport through skillbased activities and games. (Skyhawks) AGE: 4-6 | COST: $152 LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 14582, M-F, 6/29-7/03, 9:00AM-11:00AM 14583, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 9:00AM-11:00AM

PLAY-WELL: JEDI MASTER ROBOTICS USING THE LEGO EV3/ NXT SYSTEM

Navigate a minefield, target shield generators and even respond to the Force using Play-Well’s full array of sensors and servos. Learn about mechanical and software design, loops, conditional statements, problem solving and teamwork sills. (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 9-12 | COST: $182 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14930, M-F, 6/15-6/19, 1:00PM-4:00PM

PLAY-WELL: JEDI ROBOTICS USING THE LEGO WEDO SYSTEM

Lift an X-Wing from Dagobah swamp, program a droid-sorting factory and land an Imperial Shuttle using motion sensors. In small groups, learn basic programming, engineering and robotics concepts in a fun Jedi-themed environment. (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 7-9 | COST: $182 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14929, M-F, 6/15-6/19, 9:00AM-12:00PM

PLAY-WELL: SUPERHERO ENGINEERING USING LEGO

Build the hideouts and vehicles of your favorite caped crusaders. An experienced Play-Well instructor guides young heroes as they design, build and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 5-7 | COST: $182 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14931, M-F, 7/20-7/24, 9:00AM-12:00PM

PLAY-WELL: SUPERHERO MASTER ENGINEERING USING LEGO Explore the tools and techniques of your favorite caped crusaders. An engineering curriculum designed by Play-Well challenges heroes to design, build and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict. (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 8-12 | COST: $182 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14932, M-F, 7/20-7/24, 1:00PM-4:00PM

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CAMPS RARE LEARNING: DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Learn the introductory aspects of digital photography with composition, lighting, lenses and digital editing. Bring a camera with flash drive and memory card. $10 supply fee due to the instructor on the first class. (S. Nanjiani) AGE: 9-15 | COST: $149 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 14699, M-F, 7/20-7/24, 1:00PM-4:00PM

RARE LEARNING: FILM MAKING

Students will learn on-air confidence and introductory digital video productions skills by completing a film as a group project. Learn filming, editing and production. $10 supply fee due to the instructor. (S. Nanjiani) AGE: 9-15 | COST: $149 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 14700, M-F, 7/20-7/24, 9:00AM-12:00PM

SKYHAWKS BASEBALL CAMP

Learn the fundamentals of baseball in a fun and positive environment. Athletes will learn new baseball skills along with sportsmanship lessons such as respect, teamwork and responsibly. (Skyhawks) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $152 LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 14501, M-F, 6/22-6/26, 9:00AM-12:00PM 14502, M-F, 7/06-7/10, 9:00AM-12:00PM

SKYHAWKS FLAG FOOTBALL CAMP

Athletes will learn skills on both sides of the ball while learning the key components of offense, defense, while learning how to catch, and throw the football. The rules of the game will be discussed in a fun and positive environment. (Skyhawks) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $152 LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 14499, M-F, 6/15-6/19, 9:00AM-12:00PM 14500, M-F, 7/20-7/24, 9:00AM-12:00PM

SKYHAWKS MULTI-SPORTS CAMP

The Multi-Sport camp is designed to introduce young athletes to a variety of different sports in one setting. Athletes will learn the rules and essentials of each sport through skill-based activities and games. (Skyhawks) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $122-$152 LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC COST: $122 (4-days) 14579, TU-F, 5/26-5/29, 9:00AM-12:00PM COST: $152 (5-days) 14580, M-F, 6/29-7/03, 9:00AM-12:00PM 14581, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 9:00AM-12:00PM

SKYHAWKS TRACK & FIELD CAMP Using special equipment coaches cover the fundamentals of body positioning, stride, proper stretching and cool-down techniques. Improve your personal development, fundamental techniques and safety with a focus on fun! (Skyhawks) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $152 LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 14497, M-F, 6/08-6/12, 9:00AM-12:00PM 14498, M-F, 7/27-7/31, 9:00AM-12:00PM

SKYHAWKS VOLLEYBALL CAMP

Skyhawks Volleyball takes the energy and excitement of this great team sport and puts it into a great camp. All aspects of the game are taught through drills and exercises such as passing, setting, hitting and serving. (Skyhawks) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $152 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 14495, M-F, 6/01-6/05, 9:00AM-12:00PM 14496, M-F, 8/03-8/07, 9:00AM-12:00PM

TENNIS AND SWIM CAMP

This camp will provide exposure to tennis with professional instructors through fun, organized activities. Daily swimming at Allen's Ford Pool will be included. Don't forget to bring your bathing suit/ towel along with your racquet and tennis shoes! (Schkade/Waters) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $96 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 14828, M-TH, 6/01-6/04, 12:00PM-3:00PM 14829, M-TH, 6/08-6/11, 12:00PM-3:00PM 14830, M-TH, 6/15-6/18, 12:00PM-3:00PM 14831, M-TH, 6/22-6/25, 12:00PM-3:00PM 14832, M-TH, 6/29-7/02, 12:00PM-3:00PM 14833, M-TH, 7/06-7/09, 12:00PM-3:00PM 14834, M-TH, 7/13-7/16, 12:00PM-3:00PM 14835, M-TH, 7/20-7/23, 12:00PM-3:00PM

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CAMPS UK ELITE SOCCER - TECHNIQUE CAMP

YOUTH TECH: APPLICATION DESIGN

LOCATION: Soccer Fields/Bolin Park UK PETITE AGE: 3-5 | COST: $110 14975, M-F, 6/08-6/12, 9:00AM-10:30AM 14976, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 9:00AM-10:30AM

AGE: 9-15 | COST: $158 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14918, M-TH, 6/22-6/25, 1:00PM-4:00PM

This camp teaches basic and progressive soccer skills and drills at different levels. Campers are taught in a positive, nurturing learning environment and receive a t-shirt and evaluation. UK Petite players receive a certificate but no evaluation. (UK Elite Soccer’s Professional Full Time Coaches)

SOCCER CAMP AGE: 5-14 | COST: $155 14977, M-F, 6/08-6/12, 8:30AM-11:30AM 14978, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 8:30AM-11:30AM

YOUTH TECH: 3D GAME DESIGN (JFRC)

Get an interactive look at the world of 3D game design. Students create and immerse themselves in a 3D world. Don’t miss out on designing professional 3D games. (K. Suhr) AGE: 10-17 | COST: $168 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14679, M-TH, 6/29-7/02, 1:00PM-4:00PM

YOUTH TECH: 3D GAME DESIGN (TE)

This course offers the chance for students to create and immerse themselves in a 3D world. If you are looking to design professional 3D games that both look and feel just like the ones you play at home, then you don't want to miss this course. (Youth Tech Staff) AGE: 10-17 | COST: $158 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14916, M-TH, 7/27-7/30, 1:00PM-4:00PM

YOUTH TECH: ANIMATION

In this class students will learn the basics of animation and digital design. This class will utilize Adobe's award-winning animation software in Adobe Flash. Students will create fun interactive animations that they can share with the world. (Youth Tech Staff)

This interactive course will instruct students about the design and development of applications including augmented reality. Students will design their own app, which can be shared with friends and family members with an Apple or Android device. (Youth Tech Staff)

YOUTH TECH: CODING STUDIO

Students will create virtual apps and write their own programs. This course explores problem solving and programming logic. Students will have access to their accounts, so the learning does not end at the door. (Youth Tech Staff) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $128 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14919, M-TH, 7/13-7/16, 9:30AM-12:00PM

YOUTH TECH: GAMING ACADEMY

Become immersed in the world of 2D and 3D game design. Gamers will have a variety of hands on experience designing and building games. Enjoy learning a combination of Video Game Design, Advanced Game Design and 3D Game Design. (K. Suhr) AGE: 10-17 | COST: $308 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 14680, M-TH, 6/29-7/02, 9:00AM-4:00PM

YOUTH TECH: GAMING & CODING

Students spend the morning learning coding and building virtual apps to share with friends. In the afternoon, students build simple video games combing the art of video game design and animation to create characters that fly around the screen. (Youth Tech Staff) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $248 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14920, M-TH, 7/13-7/16, 9:30AM-3:30PM

AGE: 9-17 | COST: $158 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14917, M-TH, 7/06-7/09, 9:00AM-12:00PM

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CAMPS YOUTH TECH: IGAME CREATORS (JFRC)

This course combines the art of video game design and animation to create interactive characters that fly around the screen. Amaze your friends and family with your fun interactive games. (K. Suhr) AGE: 6-10 | COST: $128 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14681, M-TH, 6/15-6/18, 1:00PM-3:30PM

YOUTH TECH: IGAME CREATORS (TE)

This is an introductory course for younger students who want to learn to build simple video games. This course combines the art of video game design and animation to create interactive characters that fly around the screen. (Youth Tech Staff) AGE: 6-10 | COST: $128 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14921, M-TH, 7/13-7/16, 1:00PM-3:30PM

YOUTH TECH: MOVIE MAKERS

This hands-on, interactive course will instruct students on the world of digital video design and production. Students will film, direct and edit their own digital video creations. (Youth Tech Staff) AGE: 9-15 | COST: $158 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14922, M-TH, 6/22-6/25, 9:00AM-12:00PM

YOUTH TECH: ROBLOX STUDIOPROGRAMMING AND GAME DEVELOPMENT

ROBLOX Studio is a 3D-based program that uses physics, LUA programming, and individual creativity to build a world around you, and your avatar. Students learn concepts such as beginner physics, LUA programming, and game development. (Youth Tech Staff) AGE: 9-15 | COST: $158 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14923, M-TH, 7/06-7/09, 1:00PM-4:00PM

YOUTH TECH: ROBOTICS-BATTLE BOTS

Get the hands-on opportunity to build and program robots. You’ll work in small teams to design robotics systems to compete in fun, real-world activities. Each day will bring a new challenge to better to adapt and prove whose robots are the best. (K. Suhr) AGE: 9-15 | COST: $158 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14686, M-TH, 6/15-6/18, 9:00AM-12:00PM

YOUTH TECH: THE GAMING ACADEMY

The Gaming Academy is a combination of our Video Game Design, Advanced Game Design and 3D Game Design courses. The course offers students a variety of hands on experience designing and building their very own games. (Youth Tech Staff)

AGE: 10-17 | COST: $308 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 114924, M-TH, 7/27-7/30, 9:00AM-4:00PM

YOUTH TECH: VIDEO GAME DESIGN (JFRC)

Receive a fun interactive look at the world of video game design and development. Students will learn the basics of video game design and produce several different interactive video games to share with friends and family. (K. Suhr)

AGE: 10-17 | COST: $178 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14685, M-TH, 6/29-7/02, 9:00AM-12:00PM

YOUTH TECH: VIDEO GAME DESIGN (TE)

Students enrolled in this camp will learn the basics of video game design and produce several different interactive video games to share with their friends and family. (Youth Tech Staff) AGE: 10-17 | COST: $158 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14925, M-TH, 7/27-7/30, 9:00AM-12:00PM

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SUMMER READING CLUB MAY 22 - AUGUST 2 Visit the Library to sign up for a reading log, and read your way through the summer to earn prizes. Enjoy weekly story times and special events for children, teens and adults. The Summer Reading Club is for all ages!

ALLEN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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Young Children Arts & Crafts YOUNG REMBRANDTS: PRESCHOOL DRAWING

This program will use 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, finemotor skills and time-on-task. (Young Rembrandts Staff) AGE: 4-6 | COST: $56 LOCATION: Computer Lab/TE 14881, M, 6/08-6/29, 10:00AM-10:45AM 14882, M, 7/06-7/27, 10:00AM-10:45AM

Parent & Me KINDERMUSIK: LEVEL 1 – BUSY DAYS

Discover new ways your baby benefits and develops from the classics and world's most respected music. Learn songs for all the places you and your child may go. $40 supply fee due to the instructor. (J. Roemer) AGE: 6 weeks-1.5 | COST: $163 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 14696, M, 6/01-7/06, 11:30AM-12:15PM

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KINDERMUSIK: LEVEL 2 – ZOO TRAIN

Toddlers and trains make a natural match, always on the move! Sing, clap and play instruments as you learn about zoo animals. $40 supply fee due to the instructor. (J. Roemer) AGE: 1.5-3.5 | COST: $73 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 14695, M, 6/01-7/06, 10:30AM-11:15AM

KINDERMUSIK: LEVEL 3 – ON THE ROAD

Relive your childhood with songs from your summer's past. Each week take an imaginary trip in the "Van Go" bus to fun filled vacation destinations. Parents/ caregivers join the last 7-10 minutes. $40 supply fee due to instructor. (J. Roemer)

AGE: 3.5-5 | COST: $73 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 14401, M, 6/01-7/06, 10:30AM-11:15AM

PARENT & ME YOGA

Introduce toddlers to the practice of yoga through books, games, music and activities in a fun, safe and nurturing setting. Each class contains elements of movement, mindfulness, breath awareness and storytelling. (G. Bunte) AGE: 1.5-5 | COST: $43 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 14710, F, 5/01-5/29, 10:00AM-10:45AM 14711, F, 8/07-8/21, 10:00AM-10:45AM


YOUNG CHILDREN SOCCER SPARKS: KICKIN’ WITH THE PARENTS

Designed for those first experiencing the sport of soccer, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques such as dribbling, passing, shooting, and teamwork. Parent participation is required. (D. Parvanov) AGE: 2-3.5 | COST: $75 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 14275, SA, 5/09-6/20, 9:00AM-9:30AM 14276, SA, 7/11-8/15, 8:45AM-9:15AM

TINY TOTS – OPEN GYM

Children will have fun socializing with others in a gym full of age-appropriate, safe play equipment and a bounce house! Enjoy Parents Corner and Tiny Works on the second and third Tuesday of each month. Parents must be in attendance during playtime. AGE: 6 months-6 | COST: FREE (Members)/$3 (Non-Members) LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 14926, T, 5/12, 10:00AM-11:30AM 14927, T, 5/19, 10:00AM-11:30AM

ZUMBINI

Happy hour for parents and little ones! Children and parents will bond through signing, dancing and movement activities to develop cognitive, social, emotional, language, and fine and gross motor skills. $40 supply fee due to instructor. (B. Zamaripa) AGE: 6 weeks-5 | COST: $93 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 14698, TH, 6/04-7/16, 10:00AM-10:45AM

Performing Arts 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. (Ensemble Dance Production) AGE: 3-6 | COST: $59 LOCATION: Racquetball Court 1/JFRC 13912, T, 6/02-6/23, 10:00AM-11:00AM 13913, TH, 6/04-6/25, 10:00AM-11:00AM

Sports INTRODUCTION TO ICE SKATING – TOT 1

Skaters will learn forward & backward skating, dips, stops and proper falling. This 30-minute class includes skate rental, additional open skating and skate rental passes. AGE: 3-4 | COST: $88 (Spring 2)/ $88 (Summer) LOCATION: ACIR SPRING 2: 8 weeks T, 5/05-6/23, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 5/07-6/25, 5:45PM-6:15PM SA, 5/09-6/27, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 5/09-6/27, 10:30AM-11:00AM SUMMER: 8 weeks T, 7/07-8/25, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 7/09-8/27, 5:45PM-6:15PM SA, 7/11-8/29, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 7/11-8/29, 10:30AM-11:00AM

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YOUNG CHILDREN

SMALL FRY BASKETBALL

Class is designed to help build confidence and self-esteem. The priority being fun and enjoying a positive early basketball experience. Fundamentals of the game are taught while emphasizing the concept of teamwork. (S. Brenham) AGE: 4-6 | COST: $53-$68 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC COST: $53 (3 weeks) 14409, SU, 5/03-5/31, 1:30PM-2:30PM 14410, SU, 6/07-6/28, 1:30PM-2:30PM 14411, SU, 7/12-7/26, 1:30PM-2:30PM COST: $68 (4 weeks) 14412, SU, 8/02-8/23, 1:30PM-2:30PM

SOCCER SPARKS: DRIBBLE, KICK & PASS

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: $75 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 14271, SA, 5/09-6/20, 10:10AM-10:55AM 14267, W, 5/13-6/17, 6:00PM-6:45PM 14268, W, 7/08-8/12, 6:30PM-7:15PM 14272, SA, 7/11-8/15, 9:55AM-10:40AM

SOCCER SPARKS: KICK THE BALL

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: $75 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 14273, SA, 5/09-6/20, 9:35AM-10:05AM 14265, W, 5/13-6/17, 5:30PM-6:00PM 14266, W, 7/08-8/12, 6:00PM-6:30PM 14274, SA, 7/11-8/15, 9:20AM-9:50AM

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Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Programming Give your brain a workout with Allen Parks and Recreation STEAM programming! STEAM programming is designated with this brain icon throughout the Young Children, Youth and Camps sections.


Youth Activities

YOUNG REMBRANDTS: ELEMENTARY DRAWING / CARTOONING

Have you ever dreamed of climbing in the great outdoors? Learn rock wall climbing basics in this fun and informative class. You’ll be climbing in no time! (Watson)

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)

Arts & Crafts

Education

ABRAKADOODLE 3D OR NOT ART CLASS

CONQUER CURSIVE WRITING

ROCK WALL CLIMBING

AGE: 5+ | COST: $35 LOCATION: Rock Wall/DRN 14097, T/TH, 6/09-6/18, 7:30PM-8:30PM 14098, T/TH, 7/21-7/30, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Some artists like Vasarely and Hockney try to confuse us by creating art that looks 3D but is really 2D! Learn to do this by creating optical illusions and drawings that appear to have volume. (Abrakadoodle Staff) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $70 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14899, SA, 6/06-6/27, 1:00PM-2:00PM 14900, SA, 7/11-8/01, 1:00PM-2:00PM

AGE: 6-13 | COST: $56 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14397, M, 6/08-6/29, 11:00AM-12:00PM 14398, M, 7/06-7/27, 11:00AM-12:00PM

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 handwriting in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. (S. Clemmer) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $33 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 14706, F, 6/12, 9:00AM-12:00PM 14707, F, 7/10, 9:00AM-12:00PM

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Performing Arts GROUP PIANO

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: 7-12 | COST: $33 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 14708, F, 6/12, 1:00PM-4:00PM 14709, F, 7/10, 1:00PM-4:00PM

THE KNIGHT SCHOOL: VARSITY CHESS

Join this all-star chess team for pizza and chess. Laughter, longer-clocks and compelling teaching approaches make this class the week’s highlight. Become devastatingly good at chess. $30 supply fee due to instructor. (C. Burnes) AGE: 6-17 | COST: $96 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 14692, TH, 6/04-6/25, 6:00PM-7:00PM 14693, TH, 7/09-7/30, 6:00PM-7:00PM

SCOOTER CLINICS BY CUSTOM SCOOTERS

The Custom Scooters team will cover equipment maintenance, 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: 5-15 | COST: $60 LOCATION: Skate Park/TE 14904, M, 6/01-6/22, 6:30PM-7:30PM 14905, M, 7/06-7/27, 6:30PM-7:30PM 14906, M, 8/03-8/31, 6:30PM-7:30PM

Children will take a traditional approach to learn to read music with piano lessons. Learn to read notes and play simple songs by using Middle C position on a keyboard. $10 supply fee due to instructor. (C. Booker) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $68 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14687, T, 5/12-5/26, 4:45PM-5:15PM 14688, T, 6/02-6/23, 4:45PM-5:15PM 14689, T, 7/07-7/28, 4:45PM-5:45PM 14690, T, 8/04-8/11, 4:45PM-5:15PM

ROSEBUD THEATRE

For budding actors and actresses! Students who are just beginning their theatrical studies will learn the essential elements of stage performance with an emphasis on dialogue, character expression and stage movement. (Ensemble Dance Production) AGE: 6-10 | COST: $59 LOCATION: Racquetball Court 1/JFRC 13914, T, 6/02-6/23, 11:30AM-12:30PM 13915, TH, 6/04-6/25, 11:30AM-12:30PM

Sports ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS

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: $65 LOCATION: Hillside Amphitheater/JFRC 14121, SA, 5/02-5/30, 10:30AM-11:30AM 14122, SA, 6/06-6/27, 10:30AM-11:30AM 14123, SA, 7/11-7/25, 10:30AM-11:30AM 14124, SA, 8/01-8/22, 10:30AM-11:30AM

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1,196 Acres of park land

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

OUR GOALS

• Develop outdoor recreation space that is accessible by all residents • Ensure a balanced park and open space system still preserving quality natural open spaces and protecting the valuable ecosystems

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Miles of hike and bike trails Master Plan: All residents will be

within one-half mile of a park

Recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation every year since 2002

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OUTDOOR

Park & Facility Listing 1

ALLEN CITY HALL/PLAZA F

24 BLUE SKY SPORTS CENTER F/SC

47 COLLIN SQUARE G

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RECREATION HALL F

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LIBERTY GARDEN SU

48 MOLSEN FARM U 49 THE COURSES AT WATTERS

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ALLEN PUBLIC LIBRARY F

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REED PARK WEST N

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ROLLING HILLS PARK P

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REED PARK EAST N

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ALLEN COMMUNITY ICE RINK F

28 WALDEN PARK P

50 LOWER WATTERS BRANCH

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ALLEN HISTORIC DAM G

30 “THE BLUFFS” AT LOST CREEK G

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DON RODENBAUGH NATATORIUM F

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ALLEN STATION PARK R

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HYDROUS F/SC

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THE EDGE F/SC

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ALLEN SENIOR CENTER F

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ALLEN HERITAGE VILLAGE SU

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ALLEN HERITAGE DEPOT F

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ALLEN CEMETERY SU

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ALLENWOOD PARK N

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JUPITER PARK SC

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FORD PARK NORTH U

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FORD PARK WEST C

20 FORD POOL F

GREENVILLE HEIGHTS G

CREEK R

PROPERTY U

SUNCREEK PARK N

52 THE TRAIL AT THE WOODS G

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LOST CREEK PARK N

53 WATTERS CROSSING PARK N

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STACY RIDGE PARK N

54 BOLIN PARK SC

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BRADFORD CROSSING PARK N

34 COUNTRY MEADOWS PARK N 35

CELEBRATION PARK C

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STORY PARK N

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ORCHARDS PARK N

55 RAINTREE U 56 GREEN PARK N 57 DAYSPRING NATURE PRESERVE NP

58 TWIN CREEKS PARK N

38 FOX HOLLOW U

59 CUSTER MEADOWS G

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60 BRIDGEWATER CROSSING G

SHADOW LAKES PARK G

40 BETHANY LAKES PARK N 41

JOE FARMER RECREATION CENTER F

42 BETHANY RIDGE PARK C 43 MORGAN CROSSING PARK N

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FORD PARK EAST C

44 HERITAGE PARK G

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HILLSIDE PLAY AREA P

45 COTTONWOOD BEND PARK N

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HILLSIDE PARK W

46 WINDRIDGE PARK P

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WEST ROWLETT CREEK PROPERTY U

62 STEPHEN G. TERRELL PARK

AND RECREATION CENTER U

63 GLENDOVER PARK N 64 WATERFORD PARK N 65 SPIRIT PARK C 66 RIDGEVIEW CROSSING PARK N 67 QUAIL RUN PARK N

PARK & FACILITY 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 LifeInAllen.org/ParkClassifications.

PARKS & TRAILS PROJECTS Coming Soon

Recently Completed

Check This Out

GLENDOVER PARK A new playground is coming soon to Glendover Park. Unlike any other playground in Allen, this one features an array of climbers that can take you from one end of the playground to the other.

BETHANY RIDGE PARK Allen’s newest playground stands out with bright colors, two towers, six slides, a spinning climber, musical elements and plenty more. Go check it out and get playing!

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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YOUTH ARCHERY INTERMEDIATE

Designed for the experienced archer, this class guides participants through the advanced methods of archery tactics. Student must have prior experience in the beginner’s course. All equipment is included. (C. Torres) AGE: 8-13 | COST: $65 LOCATION: Hillside Amphitheater/JFRC 14125, SA, 5/02-5/30, 11:45AM-12:45PM 14126, SA, 6/06-6/27, 11:45AM-12:45PM 14127, SA, 7/11-7/25, 11:45AM-12:45PM 14128, SA, 8/01-8/22, 11:45AM-12:45PM

ARCHERY ADVANCED

Students gain confidence through advanced methods and are provided the resources to explore the sport. Completion of the Archery Intermediate class and approval from instructor is required. All equipment is included. (C. Torres) AGE: 8-16 | COST: $65 LOCATION: Hillside Amphitheater/JFRC 14117, SA, 5/02-5/30, 1:00PM-2:00PM 14118, SA, 6/06-6/27, 1:00PM-2:00PM 14119, SA, 7/11-7/25, 1:00PM-2:00PM 14120, SA, 8/01-8/22, 1:00PM-2:00PM

CITY OF ALLEN SWIM TEAM

COAST practices daily to improve stroke development. Participants can compete in optional weekly swim meets locally with an opportunity to advance to state competition in Corpus Christi, TX. Price now includes swimsuit, must register by May 31. AGE: 6+ | COST: $165 Members/ $185 Non-Members LOCATION: Ford Pool AGE: 13+ 14394, M-F, 6/01-7/24, 7:50AM-9:05AM AGE: 12 and under 14393, M-F, 6/01-7/24, 9:10AM-10:10AM AGE: 10 and under 14932, M-F, 6/01-7/24, 10:15AM-11:15AM AGE: 8 and under 14936, M-F, 6/01-7/24, 11:20AM-12:05PM

HOMESCHOOL INTRODUCTION TO SKATING CLASS Skaters will learn forward & backward skating, dips, stops and proper falling. This 30-min class includes skate rental and additional open skating and skate rental passes. AGE: 5-14 | COST: $44 (4-week semester) LOCATION: ACIR F, 5/01-5/22, 1:15-1:45PM

INTRODUCTION TO ICE HOCKEY

Skaters will learn beginning hockey skating skills, c-cuts, tight turns, swizzles and snowplow stops. The 30-minute class includes a skate rental and open skating passes. Prerequisite: Pre-Alpha.

AGE: 5-15 | COST: $88 (Spring 2)/ $88 (Summer) LOCATION: ACIR SPRING 2: 8 weeks T, 5/05-6/23, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 5/07-6/25, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 5/09-6/27, 10:00AM-10:30AM SUMMER: 8 weeks T, 7/07-8/25, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 7/09-8/27, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 7/11-8/29, 10:00AM-10:30AM

INTRODUCTION TO ICE SKATING (5-7 YEARS)

Skaters will learn forward & backward skating, dips, stops and proper falling. This 30-min class includes skate rental and additional open skating and skate rental passes. AGE: 5-7 | COST: $88 (Spring 2)/ $88 (Summer) LOCATION: ACIR SPRING 2: 8 weeks T, 5/05-6/23, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 5/05-6/23, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 5/07-6/25, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 5/07-6/25, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 5/09-6/27, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 5/09-6/27, 11:00AM-11:30AM SUMMER: 8 weeks T, 7/07-8/25, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 7/07-8/25, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 7/09-8/27, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 7/09-8/27, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 7/11-8/29, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 7/11-8/29, 11:00AM-11:30AM

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YOUTH INTRODUCTION TO ICE SKATING (8-14 YEARS)

Skaters will learn forward & backward skating, dips, stops and proper falling. This 30-min class includes skate rental and additional open skating and skate rental passes. AGE: 5-7 | COST: $88 (Spring 2)/ $88 (Summer) LOCATION: ACIR SPRING 2: 8 weeks T, 5/07-6/23, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 5/05-6/23, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 5/07-6/25, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 5/07-6/25, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 5/09-6/27, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 5/09-6/27, 11:00AM-11:30AM SUMMER: 8 weeks T, 7/07-8/25, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 7/07-8/25, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 7/09-8/27, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 7/9-8/27, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 7/11-8/29, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 7/11-8/29, 11:00AM-11:30AM

KARATE / KUNG FU CLASS

Students learn self-discipline, patience, respect, good work ethic and selfdefense techniques unique to this martial arts discipline. (A. Cherian) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $100 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 14901, M/W, 6/01-6/29, 5:30PM-8:00PM | SA, 6/06-6/27, 10:00AM-12:00PM 14902, M/W, 7/01-7/29, 5:30PM-8:00PM | SA, 7/04-7/25, 10:00AM-12:00PM 14903, M/W, 8/03-8/31, 5:30PM-8:00PM | SA, 8/01-8/29, 10:00AM-12:00PM

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: $63 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 14105, M/TH, 5/04-5/21, 5:00PM-6:00PM 14106, M/TH, 5/04-5/21, 6:00PM-7:00PM 14108, M/TH, 6/01-6/29, 5:00PM-6:00PM 14109, M/TH, 6/01-6/29, 6:00PM-7:00PM 14111, M/TH, 7/02-7/30, 5:00PM-6:00PM 14112, M/TH, 7/02-7/30, 6:00PM-7:00PM 14114, M/TH, 8/03-8/31, 5:00PM-6:00PM 14115, M/TH, 8/03-8/31, 6:00PM-7:00PM

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SKYHAWKS: LACROSSE

Lacrosse combines basic skills used in soccer, basketball and hockey into one fast-paced game. Players learn fundamentals like stickhandling, cradling, passing and shooting in a fun, non-competitive environment. (Skyhawks Staff)

AGE: 7-12 | COST: $165 LOCATION: Hockey Rink/TE 14907, M-F, 6/22-6/26, 9:00AM-12:00PM 14908, M-F, 7/13-7/17, 9:00AM-12:00PM 14913, M-F, 7/27-7/31, 9:00AM-12:00PM

SKYHAWKS: SOCCER

Using the progressive curriculum, children will gain the technical skills and sport knowledge required for that next step into soccer. (Skyhawks Staff) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $149 LOCATION: Hockey Rink/TE 14909, M-F, 6/15-6/19, 9:00AM-12:00PM 14914, M-F, 7/06-7/10, 9:00AM-12:00PM 14910, M-F, 7/20-7/24, 9:00AM-12:00PM 14915, M-F, 8/03-8/07, 9:00AM-12:00PM

SKYHAWKS: VOLLEYBALL

The fundamental skills of volleyball taught through game-speed drills and daily scrimmage. This class is aimed at developing participants into fundamental athletes. (Skyhawks)

AGE: 7-12 | COST: $85 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 14420, W, 5/13-6/24, 5:00PM-6:00PM 14421, W, 7/08-8/19, 5:00PM-6:00PM


YOUTH SOCCER SPARKS: YOUTH SOCCER

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: $75 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 14277, SA, 5/09-6/20, 11:00AM-11:45AM 14269, W, 5/13-6/17, 6:45PM-7:30PM 14270, W, 7/08-8/12, 7:15PM-8:00PM 14278, SA, 7/11-8/15, 10:45AM-11:30AM

START SMART BASKETBALL

Class is designed to help build confidence and self-esteem. The priority being fun and enjoying a positive early basketball experience. Fundamentals of the game are taught while emphasizing the concept of teamwork. (S. Brenham)

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: $60 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 14848, M-TH, 6/01-6/04, 11:00AM-11:55AM 14849, M, 6/01-6/22, 5:00PM-6:00PM 14850, SA, 6/06-6/27, 10:00AM-11:00AM 14851, M-TH, 6/08-6/11, 11:00AM-11:55AM 14852, M-TH, 6/15-6/18, 11:00AM-11:55AM 14853, M-TH, 6/22-6/25, 11:00AM-11:55AM 14854, M-TH, 6/29-7/02, 11:00AM-11:55AM 14855, M-TH, 7/06-7/09, 11:00AM-11:55AM 14856, M, 7/06-7/27, 5:00PM-6:00PM 14857, SA, 7/11-8/01, 10:00AM-11:00AM 14858, M-TH, 7/13-7/16, 11:00AM-11:55AM 14859, M-TH, 7/20-7/23, 11:00AM-11:55AM

AGE: 7-14 | COST: $53-$68 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC COST: $53 (3-weeks) 14413, SU, 5/03-5/31, 1:30PM-3:00PM 14414, SU, 6/07-6/28, 1:30PM-3:00PM 14415, SU, 7/12-7/26, 1:30PM-3:00PM COST: $68 (4-weeks) 14416, SU, 8/02-8/23, 1:30PM-3:00PM

TENNIS - YOUTH DRILL & PLAY

TENNIS - QUICK START (5-7 YEARS)

AGE: 7-13 | COST: $60 for 55-minute classes/$70 for 90-minute classes LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 14860, M-TH, 6/01-6/04, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14861, M, 6/01-6/22, 6:00PM-7:30PM 14862, SA, 6/06-6/27, 11:00AM-12:30PM 14863, M-TH, 6/08-6/11, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14864, M-TH, 6/15-6/18, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14865, M-TH, 6/22-6/25, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14866, M-TH, 6/29-7/02, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14867, M-TH, 7/06-7/09, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14868, M, 7/06-7/27, 6:00PM-7:30PM 14869, SA, 7/11-8/01, 11:00AM-12:30PM 14870, M-TH, 7/13-7/16, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14871, M-TH, 7/20-7/23, 9:00AM-9:55AM

This quick start class is designed to teach racket skills and the fundamentals of the sport through a variety of fun activities. Participants will learn strokes needed to play tennis. Activities are geared toward teaching younger players. (Schkade/Waters) AGE: 5-7 | COST: $60 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 14836, M-TH, 6/01-6/04, 10:00AM-10:55AM 14837, M, 6/01-6/22, 4:00PM-5:00PM 14838, SA, 6/06-6/27, 9:00AM-10:00AM 14839, M-TH, 6/08-6/11, 10:00AM-10:55AM 14840, M-TH, 6/15-6/18, 10:00AM-10:55AM 14841, M-TH, 6/22-6/25, 10:00AM-10:55AM 14842, M-TH, 6/29-7/02, 10:00AM-10:55AM 14843, M-TH, 7/06-7/09, 10:00AM-10:55AM 14844, M, 7/06-7/27, 4:00PM-5:00PM 14845, SA, 7/11-8/01, 9:00AM-10:00AM 14846, M-TH, 7/13-7/16, 10:00AM-10:55AM 14847, M-TH, 7/20-7/23, 10:00AM-10:55AM

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)

YOGA FOR CHILDREN

Children will be introduced to the practice of yoga through books, games, music and activities in a fun, safe and nurturing setting. Each class contains elements of movement, mindfulness, breath awareness and storytelling. (G. Bunte) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $33 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 14713, W, 5/13-5/27, 5:00PM-5:45PM 14714, W, 8/05-8/19, 5:00PM-:545PM

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Aquatics

Arts & Crafts

GROUP ADAPTED AQUATICS

SNAP INTO ART

Swimming instruction for participants with special needs; class instruction will include basic water skills to increase water adjustment. An adult must be in the water. Different class times are for different ages; call 214.509.4770 to learn more.

AGE: 4-25 | COST: $65 Members/ $80 Non-Members (8 classes) | $30 Members/$40 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN & Ford Pool 14635, T/TH, 4/28-5/21, 5:40PM-6:10PM 14636, SA, 5/02-5/23, 9:00AM-9:30AM 14637, SA, 5/02-5/23, 9:50AM-10:20AM 14638, T/TH, 6/02-6/11, 6:10PM-6:40PM 14639, T/TH, 6/16-6/25, 6:10PM-6:40PM 14640, T/TH, 7/14-7/23, 6:10PM-6:40PM 14641, T/TH, 7/28-8/06, 6:10PM-6:40PM

SNAP it, color it, paint it, create it! Enjoy creating art projects with all your friends. This class is programmed for individuals with special needs and will be modified to fit everyone’s needs. (L. Williams) AGE: 18+ | COST: $10 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 14662, W, 5/20, 6:00PM-7:00PM 14663, W, 6/17, 6:00PM-7:00PM 14664, W, 7/15, 6:00PM-7:00PM 14665, W, 8/19, 6:00PM-7:00PM

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SNAP

Special Needs Adapted Programs

Dance SNAP DANCE

SNAP your fingers and shuffle your feet at this Special Needs and Adapted Program! Enjoy music, a fun theme and snacks. For more info, contact Julio Rodriguez at jurodriguez@cityofallen.org or 214.509.4754. AGE: 18+ | COST: $15 LOCATION: ASRC 14658, F, 5/08, 7:00PM-10:00PM (FIESTA) 14659, F, 6/12, 7:00PM-10:00PM (HAWAIIAN) 14660, F, 7/10, 7:00PM-10:00PM (PATRIOTIC) 14661, F, 8/14, 7:00PM-10:00PM (SPORTS)

Fitness SNAP ARCHERY

Designed for the adaptive 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: 16+ | COST: $35 LOCATION: Hillside Amphitheater/JFRC 14129, SA, 5/02-5/30, 2:15PM-3:15PM 14130, SA, 6/06-6/27, 2:15PM-3:15PM 14131, SA, 7/11-7/25, 2:15PM-3:15PM 14132, SA, 8/01-8/22, 2:15PM-3:15PM

Throughout the year, the City of Allen Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of programs for people with disabilities. Allen's Special Needs and Adapted Programs (SNAP) are unique in that time is dedicated to skill development and social interaction during each class and event. SNAP’s goal is to offer everyone with special needs a fulfilling experience in a fun and supportive environment. All of our facilities feature handicap-designated parking and are wheelchair accessible. Most have automatic front doors and several have extra-wide parking spaces for ramped accessible vehicles. For more information about SNAP Programming, visit LifeInAllen.org/SNAP

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Teens & Adults Activities ASHI CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING

This program stresses the opportunity to keep you and the children you care for safe. This course helps build confidence, self-esteem and the skills necessary to care for infants and children on a daily basis and emergency situations. (M. Travis) AGE: 12-17 | COST: $73 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 14678, SA, 6/20, 10:30AM-2:30PM 14722, SA, 8/22, 10:30AM-2:30PM

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: 17+ | COST: $5 LOCATION: ACIR F, 5/01-5/22, 12:00PM-1:00PM

ROCK WALL CLIMBING (DRN)

Have you ever dreamed of climbing in the great outdoors? Learn rock wall climbing basics in this fun and interactive class. You'll be climbing in no time! (Watson) AGE: 5+ | COST: $35 LOCATION: Rock Wall/DRN 14097, T/TH, 6/09-6/18, 7:30PM-8:30PM 14098, T/TH, 7/21-7/30, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Education BASIC BUDGETING FOR H.S. STUDENTS

Do I really need to buy that? Learn the difference between needs v. wants and gain the knowledge and skills needed to make smart financial decisions in the future in our Basic Budgeting for High School Students. Presented by Credit Union of Texas. (CUTX) AGE: 14-17 | COST: FREE LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 14823, SA, 6/13, 10:30AM-11:30AM

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T E E N & A D U LT S CREDIT BUILD/REBUILD IT

BODY BLAST

AGE: 18+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 14824, SA, 5/09, 10:30AM-11:30AM

AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M/W/F, 10:15AM-11:15AM

What is credit and how do you get it? Learn how credit impacts you, ways to build, rebuild, establish and maintain your credit. Presented by Credit of Union Texas. (CUTX)

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN AUTO LOAN & LEASE

You might be surprised to learn that your current auto loan or lease might not be the best option. This course will help you learn which one best fits your lifestyle based on a few simple factors. Presented by Credit Union of Texas. (CUTX) AGE: 18+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 14825, SA, 7/11, 10:30AM-11:30AM

RED CROSS BLENDED LEARNING LIFEGUARD COURSE

This course uses online and in-person training to certify participants in American Red Cross Lifeguarding & CPR/ AED/First-Aid Training. Course prerequisite: 300-meter swim, retrieval of a brick in 7-10 ft of water and two minutes of treading water.

AGE: 15+ | COST: $215 Members/ $235 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 13916, F-SU, 6/19-6/21: (6/19: 5:00PM9:00PM | 6/20-6/21: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 13917, F-SU, 7/17-7/19: (7/17: 5:00PM-9:00PM | 7/18-7/19: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 13918, F-SU, 7/31-8/02: (7/31: 5:00PM9:00PM | 8/01-8/02: 8:00AM-8:00PM)

Fitness APPALACHIAN TRIAL 2020 CHALLENGE

Travel through the Appalachian trail by biking, walking, or swimming. This challenge can be completed outside or within the DRN where record sheets can be found. All participants will receive a free t-shirt. AGE: 14+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Fitness Center/DRN SA-SU, 5/01-8/31, 5:00AM-9:00PM

This full-body conditioning class utilizes steps and weighted bars to focus on dynamic strength, cardiovascular and endurance work, core conditioning and balance. (Hough)

BODY SCULPT

A high energy, fully packed workout that will work your upper and lower body using weights, resistance bands, steps and floor exercises. (Roberts/Webster) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M/TH, 6:10PM-7:00PM

CHAIR YOGA (DRN)

A gentle form of yoga that is practiced with support from a chair to reconnect with strength, stamina and mobility. Participants will practice breathing techniques and poses that will relax and alleviate any symptoms within the body. (Parker) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN T, 10:15AM-11:05AM

CHALLENGE YOUR DIET

Consume one cup of vegetables per day. Record the amount of vegetables consumed each week on the record sheet and turn into the fitness/front desk of the DRN. Three winners will receive a free nutrition consultation. AGE: 14+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Fitness Center/DRN SA-SU, 5/01-5/31, 5:00AM-9:00PM

CORE ENDURANCE

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

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Achieve your personal fitness goals with a partner in a shared training session. Learn proper form and create healthy habits. 2 people per session. (Coleman/ Hartter/Morefield/Roberts/Webster)

AGE: 14+ | COST: $75 single session/$350 for 5 sessions/$700 for 10 sessions LOCATION: Fitness Center/DRN

FREE PARTNER YOGA

Two people support each other in poses to enhance posture, develop trust and communication with asana practice. Partner yoga provides balance to establish and maintain body alignment. (Brownlee) AGE: 16+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN SA, 6/06, 11:30AM-12:30PM

GENTLE YOGA

This uniquely designed yoga class uses therapeutic practices that are designed to improve range of motion by encouraging mindful and steady movement through posture and breathing techniques. (Fries) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M, 2:00PM-3:00PM

GENTLE LOVE FLOW YOGA

Build strength, increase flexibility, engage your senses with mindful movement and breathwork in this gentle yoga flow. (T. Love) AGE: 16+ | COST: $35 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 14642, T, 5/12-5/26, 7:00PM-8:00PM 14643, T, 6/02-6/30, 7:00PM-8:00PM 14644, T, 7/07-7/28, 7:00PM-8:00PM 14645, T, 8/04-8/25, 7:00PM-8:00PM

HIP HOP MOVES

Enjoy good music and fun moves by improving cardio endurance and muscle tone through learning hip hop dance! No experience necessary. (Hockemeyer) AGE: 14+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN T, 5:45PM-6:45PM SA, 3:30PM-4:30PM

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HYDRATION CHALLENGE

Consume six to eight cups of water each day. Record the number of ounces consumed on a record sheet and turn into the fitness/front desk of the DRN. The top three participants who consume the most water will receive a ten-punch swim card. AGE: 14+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Fitness Center/DRN SA-SU, 8/01-8/31, 5:00AM-9:00PM

KICKBOXING

An awesome alternative to your cardio routine. Tone your muscles in this high energy, high intensity workout while keeping your heart rate pumping and relieve stress. (Roberts) AGE: 14+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN SA, 7/18, 11:15AM-12:00PM

MEDITATION

Primordial sound meditation is a technique that incorporates deep breathing, exercises, yoga postures, and specific mantras. Meditation will allow you an inner exploration to awake creativity, emotional healing, and transformation. (A. Alvarez) AGE: 16+ | COST: $43 LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/JFRC 14382, T, 5/12-5/26, 5:15PM-6:30PM 14383, T, 6/02-6/23, 5:15PM-6:30PM 14384, T, 7/07-7/28, 5:15PM-6:30PM 15041, T, 8/04-8/25, 5:15PM-6:30PM

NATURE YOGA

Love being active outside? As weather permits, participants will stretch and move in Hatha Yoga. This class will aid in building physical and mental strength and flexibility with breathwork. (T. Love) AGE: 18+ | COST: $35 LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/ Hillside Amphitheater JFRC 14646, TH, 5/14-5/28, 6:00PM-7:00PM 14647, TH, 6/04-6/25, 6:00PM-7:00PM 14648, TH, 7/02-7/23, 6:00PM-7:00PM 14649, TH, 8/06-8/27, 6:00PM-7:00PM


T E E N & A D U LT S PERSONAL TRAINING (DRN)

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium offers personal training with a nationally certified professional fitness trainer. With professional instruction and accountability for you to lose weight the healthy way. Ask about FREE receiving a free fitness assessment. (Coleman/ Hartter/Morefield/Roberts/Webster)

AGE: 14+ | COST: $65 single session/ $310 for 5 sessions/ $585 for 10 sessions/ $975 for 20 sessions LOCATION: Fitness Center/DRN

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 214.509.4754 for more information about JFRC’s personal trainers. (L. Hartter) AGE: 16+ | COST: $45 Per Hour/ Per Individual LOCATION: Fitness Room/JFRC

PILATES (DRN)

This Pilates mat class 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. (Hough)

SMALL GROUP TRAINING

In a small group setting, receive more feedback and attention from your trainer, while having fun with the small group you and your friends create. (4 people per group). (Coleman/Hartter/ Morefield/Roberts/Webster) AGE: 14+ | COST: $17.50 per person single session/$140 per person for a month meeting twice a week LOCATION: Fitness Center/DRN

STEP TO IT

Use a phone or watch to count your steps or use the conversion sheet to record your steps. Record sheets can be turned in to the fitness/front desk of the DRN. The participant with the most steps will receive a free aerobic punch card.

AGE: 14+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Fitness Center/DRN SA-SU, 7/01-7/31, 5:00AM-9:00PM

SUPPORTED CHAIR YOGA

This class offers gentle stretching poses to prepare for labor and strengthen postures to build endurance. Guided cues to relax with breathwork. Class is led by certified instructor who is a trained Labor Doula. (T. Love)

AGE: 14+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M/W, 11:15AM-12:00PM

AGE: 18+ | COST: $35 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 14650, T, 5/12-5/26, 6:00PM-6:45PM 14651, T, 6/02-6/30, 6:00PM-6:45PM 14652, T, 7/07-7/28, 6:00PM-6:45PM 14653, T, 8/04-8/25, 6:00PM-6:45PM

POWER UP THE POINTS

TAI CHI (DRN)

AGE: 14+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Fitness Center/DRN SA-SU, 6/01-6/30, 5:00AM-9:00PM

AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN TH, 10:15AM-11:10AM

Every minute spent exercising equals one point! Complete an exercise record sheet of your activity at the DRN or at home and turn into the fitness/front desk of the DRN. Five winners will receive a prize. Multiple record sheets can be submitted.

Designed for individuals who suffer from arthritis or associated pain discomfort. Enjoy slow movements that help focus the mind to help to bring a state of mental clarity with stress management and health benefits. (Booth)

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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 fitness 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 64-MOVE (DRN)

Develop, control and focus as your breath synchronizes with each precise movement. Participants will use the complete 64-move Tai Chi form, Lu-Yang style to experience a sense of calmness and peace. (Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN TH, 11:15AM-12:15PM

TAI CHI: 64-MOVE FORM (JFRC)

Learn beautiful patterns of moving with Tai Chi energy to gain balance. Known for strengthening the body, mind, and spirit. Work on your breathing to reduce stress and pain to bring spiritual calm. Some Tai Chi experience is required. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $45 LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/JFRC 14161, M, 5/11-5/18, 7:40PM-8:40PM 14162, M, 6/01-6/22, 7:40PM-8:40PM 14163, M, 7/06-7/27, 7:40PM-8:40PM 14164, M, 8/03-8/24, 7:40PM-8:40PM

TAI CHI: INTRODUCTION (JFRC)

Known as moving meditation, this is an introduction to the gentle, slow body movements that help relieve pain, inflammation, poor balance and stress. While moving to quiet music, work with weight shifts and gentle turns to gain strength and balance. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $45 LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/JFRC 14182, W, 6/03-6/24, 7:40PM-8:40PM 14183, W, 7/08-7/29, 7:40PM-8:40PM

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TAI CHI: PLUM BLOSSOM FAN FORM FAN (JFRC)

This beautiful exercise utilizes the Performance Fan. The movements improve posture, energy, flexibility, concentration. This is an advanced class for those who completed the 64-Move Form or have previous Tai Chi or martial arts experience. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $45 LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/JFRC 14133, M, 5/11-5/18, 6:30PM-7:30PM 14137, W, 5/13-5/27, 6:30PM-7:30PM 14134, M, 6/01-6-22, 6:30PM-7:30PM 14138, W, 6/03-6/24, 6:30PM-7:30PM 14135, M, 7/06-7/27, 6:30PM-7:30PM 14139, W, 7/08-7/29, 6:30PM-7:30PM 14136, M, 8/03-8/24, 6:30PM-7:30PM 14140, W, 8/05-8/26, 6:30PM-7:30PM

TGIF YOGA (DRN)

Start the weekend practicing slow flow poses at moderate intensity. Build muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and concentration. Learn relaxation techniques for stress management and promote wellbeing. (Freis) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN F, 12:15PM-1:15PM

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 214.509.4754 for dates and times. (J. Rodriguez) AGE: 14+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Weight Room/JFRC

YOGA FOR CLARITY

Improve your balance and concentration in a non-competitive atmosphere. Relaxation and breathing techniques will help reduce stress and promote wellbeing. (Pai) AGE: 14+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN T/TH, 9:00AM-10:00AM


T E E N & A D U LT S YOGA FOR FOCUS

This uniquely designed yoga works to tone muscles as it builds flexibility and stamina. You will go through a series of weight bearing poses, fine tune alignment and developing a keener awareness of both the body and the breath. (Prabakar) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN SA, 8:30AM-9:30AM

YOGA FOR STRENGTH

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

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

ZUMBA (JFRC)

Dancing and aerobic exercising style that incorporates Latin and international rhythms. The movements will help gain flexibility, tone and sculp your body. (A. Alvarez) AGE: 16+ | COST: $30 Once a week/ $50 Twice a week LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/JFRC 14386, T/W, 5/12-5/27, 6:45PM-7:45PM 14387, T/W, 6/02-6/24, 6:45PM-7:45PM 14388, T/W, 7/07-7/29, 6:45PM-7:45PM 14389, T/W, 8/04-8/26, 6:45PM-7:45PM

Sports ALLEN ADULT HOCKEY LEAGUE INSTRUCTIONAL

AAHL I is designed for players with minimal experience wanting to develop hockey skills. Players will learn basic hockey skills. Games will emphasize fair play and sportsmanship. Call for dates and times. Pre-requisite: Adult Learn to Play Hockey. AGE: 18+ | COST: $249 per player LOCATION: ACIR

ARCHERY ADVANCED

Students gain confidence through advanced methods and are provided the resources to explore the sport. Completion of the Archery Intermediate class and approval from instructor is required. All equipment is included. (C. Torres) AGE: 8-16 | COST: $65 LOCATION: Hillside Amphitheater/JFRC 14117, SA, 5/02-5/30, 1:00PM-2:00PM 14118, SA, 6/06-6/27, 1:00PM-2:00PM 14119, SA, 7/11-7/25, 1:00PM-2:00PM 14120, SA, 8/01-8/22, 1:00PM-2:00PM

BASKETBALL PERSONAL TRAINING

Develop your fundamentals and take your game to the next level with small group personal training sessions. Participants will work on all aspects of the game including speed and agility. (D. Rockwell) AGE: 10-18 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 14674, M, 5/11-5/18, 6:00PM-7:00PM 14675, M, 6/01-6/22, 6:00PM-7:00PM 14676, M, 7/06-7/27, 6:00PM-7:00PM 14677, M, 8/03-8/24, 6:00PM-7:00PM

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T E E N & A D U LT S CITY OF ALLEN SWIM TEAM

MARTIAL ARTS: ISMA

AGE: 6+ | COST: $165 Members/ $185 Non-Members LOCATION: Ford Pool AGE: 13+ 14394, M-F, 6/01-7/24, 7:50AM-9:05AM AGE: 12 and under 14393, M-F, 6/01-7/24, 9:10AM-10:10AM AGE: 10 and under 14932, M-F, 6/01-7/24, 10:15AM-11:15AM AGE: 8 and under 14936, M-F, 6/01-7/24, 11:20AM-12:05PM

AGE: 13+ | COST: $63 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 14107, M/TH, 5/04-5/21, 7:00PM-8:00PM 14110, M/TH, 6/01-6/29, 7:00PM-8:00PM 14113, M/TH, 7/02-7/30, 7:00PM-8:00PM 14116, M/TH, 8/03-8/31, 7:00PM-8:00PM

COAST practices daily to improve stroke development. Participants can compete in optional weekly swim meets locally with an opportunity to advance to state competition in Corpus Christi, TX. Price now includes swimsuit, must register by May 31.

CITY OF ALLEN SWIM TEAM – ELITE

COAST practices daily to improve stroke development. Participants can compete in optional weekly swim meets locally with an opportunity to advance to state competition in Corpus Christi, TX. Price now includes swimsuit, must register by May 31. AGE: 6+ | COST: $165 Members/ $185 Non-Members LOCATION: Ford Pool AGE: 13+ 14394, M-F, 6/01-7/24, 7:50AM-9:05AM AGE: 12 and under 14393, M-F, 6/01-7/24, 9:10AM-10:10AM AGE: 10 and under 14932, M-F, 6/01-7/24, 10:15AM-11:15AM AGE: 8 and under 14936, M-F, 6/01-7/24, 11:20AM-12:05PM

INTRODUCTION TO ICE SKATING FOR ADULTS

Skaters will learn forward & backward skating, dips, stops and proper falling. This 30-min class includes skate rental and additional open skating and skate rental passes. AGE: 15+ | COST: $88 (Spring 2)/ $88 (Summer) LOCATION: ACIR SPRING 2: 8 weeks T, 5/05-6/23, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 5/07-6/25, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 5/09-6/27, 11:00AM-11:30AM SUMMER: 8 weeks T, 7/07-8/25, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 7/09-8/27, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 7/11-8/29, 11:00AM-11:30AM

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ISMA’s style focuses on realistic street 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. Beginners welcome! (C. Bales)

TENNIS - ADULT DRILL & PLAY

Get off the couch, dig the racket out of 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: 18+ | COST: $65 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 14872, M, 6/01-6/22, 7:30PM-8:45PM 14873, M, 7/06-7/27, 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: 7-13 | COST: $60 for 55-minute classes/$70 for 90-minute classes LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 14860, M-TH, 6/01-6/04, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14861, M, 6/01-6/22, 6:00PM-7:30PM 14862, SA, 6/06-6/27, 11:00AM-12:30PM 14863, M-TH, 6/08-6/11, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14864, M-TH, 6/15-6/18, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14865, M-TH, 6/22-6/25, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14866, M-TH, 6/29-7/02, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14867, M-TH, 7/06-7/09, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14868, M, 7/06-7/27, 6:00PM-7:30PM 14869, SA, 7/11-8/01, 11:00AM-12:30PM 14870, M-TH, 7/13-7/16, 9:00AM-9:55AM 14871, M-TH, 7/20-7/23, 9:00AM-9:55AM


T E E N & A D U LT S

Water Fitness AQUA TAI CHI

Perform slow and gentle movements in shallow water while experiencing inner healing and meditation. (Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN W, 11:15AM-12:00PM

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

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

MAKING WAVES

Start your day with this energizing workout emphasizing core stability, muscle strength and flexibility, cardio endurance and balance. Exercises and activities may be adjusted to support individual fitness levels and physical issues. (Phillips) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 7:30AM-8:30AM

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 fitness 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)

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

MOVING MATTERS

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

POWER SPLASH

This advanced, deep water class features a more intense cardio workout than a standard cardio class while building strength with low impact. Strength training is emphasized with the use of resistance equipment. (Pearce) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN T/TH, 9:00AM-9:50AM

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T E E N & A D U LT S RIVER ROBICS

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

SILVERSNEAKERS®: SPLASH

Activate the urge for variety! SilverSneakers: Splash offers fun, shallowwater movement to improve agility and flexibility while targeting cardiovascular, strength and endurance conditioning. No swimming ability required and equipment is provided. (Hoefler/Jordan) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members)/FREE to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 10:15AM-11:00AM

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. (Jordan) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Leisure 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. (Jordan) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN SA, 9:00AM-9:50AM

ALLEN PARKS & RECREATION

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM MI S S I O N: To provide

recreational opportunities through f inancial support to qualif ied Allen residents in order to promote citizen involvement, build a strong sense of community and increase social and physical well-being.

PR O G RAM OVERVI EW:

Allen Parks and Recreation Department offers f inancial assistance for City of Allen residents. Financial assistance is available for most recreational programs, classes and memberships offered at Joe Farmer Recreation Center (JFRC), Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium (DRN), The Edge Visitor Center & Skate Park (TE), Allen Senior Recreation Center (ASRC), Allen Community Ice Rink (ACIR) and Athletic Programs. It does not include league fees and some classes and programs.

FO R MO RE I NFO :

Request an application packet by contacting the Parks and Recreation Administrative Office at 214.509.4700.

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Seniors Arts & Crafts CERAMICS

Learn to clean green ware, glaze and paint designs. For beginners to intermediates with a basic knowledge of painting needed, this class will help you to create beautiful ceramics. Teacher instruction provided on the first and third Mondays. (S. Cantlon) AGE: 50+ | COST: $29 LOCATION: Craft Room/ASRC 14141, M, 5/04-5/18, 9:30AM-12:30PM 14142, M, 6/01-6/29, 9:30AM-12:30PM 14143, M, 7/06-7/27, 9:30AM-12:30PM 14144, M, 8/03-8/31, 9:30AM-12:30PM

Dance ABSOLUTE BEGINNER LINE DANCE LESSONS

Learn line dance fundamentals while socializing and making friendships. For beginners with no dance experience. Move to Cha Cha, Rumba, Country, Waltz, Tango, Rock and Funk. Start slowly with basic dance steps, positions, counting and more. (N. Simpson) AGE: 50+ | COST: $17.25/$23/$28.75 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 13903, TH, 5/07-5/21, 5:30PM-6:30PM 13904, TH, 6/04-6/25, 5:30PM-6:30PM 13905, TH, 7/02-07/30, 5:30PM-6:30PM 13906, TH, 8/06-8/27, 5:30PM-6:30PM

BEGINNER/HIGH BEGINNER LINE DANCE LESSONS

Learn current popular line dances in a fun social atmosphere. Students should have 3 months dance experience. Class agenda given weekly along with links to videos and step sheets. Advance from beginner to high beginner level. (N. Simpson) AGE: 50+ | COST: $17.25/$23/$28.75 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 14178, TH, 5/07-5/28, 3:30PM-4:30PM 14179, TH, 6/04-6/25, 3:30PM-4:30PM 14180, TH, 7/02-07/30, 3:30PM-4:30PM 14181, TH, 8/06-8/27, 3:30PM-4:30PM

IMPROVER/INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCE LESSONS

For experienced line dancers who know the names of step moves. Learn new dances on Tuesdays and practice on Thursdays. Current popular line dances taught to Country Western, Blues, Jazz, Salsa and Hip Hop. (G. Donaldson) AGE: 50+ | COST: ASRC Punch Card ($28/16 Punches) LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC T/TH, 12:30PM-1:30PM

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SENIORS

Education

Fitness

AARP DRIVER SAFETY

CHAIR VOLLEYBALL

AGE: 50+ | COST: $15-$25 LOCATION: Classroom A&B/ASRC COST: $15 AARP Members/ $20 Non-Members 13900, M, 5/18, 12:30PM-5:00PM COST: $20 AARP Members/ $25 Non-Members 13901, M, 7/20, 12:30PM-5:00PM

AGE: 50+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Multi-Purpose A/ASRC W, 11:00AM-12:00PM | F, 9:00AM-10:00AM 13908, W/F, 5/01-5/27 13909, W/F, 6/03-6/26 13910, W/F, 7/01-7/31 13911, W/F, 8/05-8/28

The AARP Driver Safety Program is a refresher course for drivers age 50 and over. Learn defensive driving techniques for safety and to reduce maintenance and car insurance costs. Fee is payable to the instructor by cash or check on the day of class. (J. Converso)

AARP SMART DRIVER TECHNOLOGY

Learn how to get the most out of vehicle safety technology! The newest car technology makes driving safer and more enjoyable. Register for a fun, 90-minute Smart DriverTEK workshop to learn the benefits of and how to use the smartest safety features! (J. Converso)

More fun than you can stand–while seated! Chair volleyball is great for upper-body mobility, reflexes, handeye coordination and endurance, but more importantly, it’s FUN and there are always a few laughs! The game is played with a beach ball and net.

CHAIR YOGA (ASRC)

Gentle yoga that will move the body through seated and standing yoga poses and stretches. Increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing and meditation practice will take place at the end of each class. (T. Thompson)

AGE: 50+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Classroom A&B/ASRC 13898, M, 6/22, 1:00PM-2:30PM 13899, M, 8/24, 1:00PM-2:30PM

AGE: 50+ | COST: $16/$20 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose A/ASRC 14208, T, 5/05-5/26, 11:30AM-12:30PM 14209, T, 6/02-6/30, 11:30AM-12:30PM 14210, T, 7/07-7/28, 11:30AM-12:30PM 14211, T, 8/04-8/25, 11:30AM-12:30PM

PIANO LESSONS

GROW STRONGER TOGETHER

Playing piano can help with arthritis, dementia, high blood pressure, stress and other conditions. Enjoy 30-minute lessons with an experienced music and piano teacher for a special “senior” monthly fee. Inquire for specific times. (B. Harrison) AGE: 50+ | COST: $63 LOCATION: ASRC 14821, T, 5/05-5/26, 9:00AM-3:00PM 14817, TH, 5/07-5/28, 9:00AM-3:00PM 14822, T, 6/02-6/30, 9:00AM-3:00PM 14818, TH, 6/04-6/25, 9:00AM-3:00PM 14819, TH, 7/01-7/29, 9:00AM-3:00PM 14826, T, 7/07-7/28, 9:00AM-3:00PM 14827, T, 8/04-8/25, 9:00AM-3:00PM 14820, TH, 8/06-8/27, 9:00AM-3:00PM

Progressive strength training program that incorporates core and major muscle groups through stretching and balance practice. Hand weights, bands, balls, and chairs provided for assistance, while mat work on the floor is optional. (T. Thompson) AGE: 50+ | COST: $18.75/$25/$31.25 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 14702, TH, 5/07-5/28, 9:00AM-9:45AM 14703, TH, 6/04-6/25, 9:00AM-9:45AM 14704, TH, 7/02-07/30, 9:00AM-9:45AM 14705, TH, 8/06-8/27, 9:00AM-9:45AM

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SENIORS PERSONAL TRAINING WITH KERRY STALLO (ASRC)

Customize workouts with certified personal trainer, Kerry Stallo. Begin with a 30-minute assessment to review medical history, fitness goals and assess current physical condition before receiving tailored one on one training. Membership required. AGE: 50+ | COST: Per person: $55/50 minutes l Two people: $70/50 minutes LOCATION: ASRC

PILATES (ASRC)

This class is a mind-body exercise, which will promote good posture, increase flexibility, improve balance, build core strength and help create lean strong muscles without adding bulk. (S. Pai) AGE: 50+ | COST: ASRC Punch Card ($63/12 punches) LOCATION: Classroom A&B/ASRC M/TH/F, 10:15AM-11:00AM

PILATES PLUS

Pilates method of mat exercises plus yoga and ballet barre. Increase muscle strength, stamina, flexibility, balance and good posture, at a comfortable pace and without high impact. Chairs and resistant tools used to assist and enhance the practice. (T. Thompson) AGE: 50+ | COST: $18.75/$25/$31.25 LOCATION: Classroom A&B/ASRC 14248, TH, 5/07-5/28, 5:30PM-6:30PM 14249, TH, 6/04-6/25, 5:30PM-6:30PM 14250, TH, 7/02-7/30, 5:30PM-6:30PM 14251, TH, 8/06-8/27, 5:30PM-6:30PM

SILVERSNEAKERS®: BOOM MUSCLE (DRN)

Take your exercise routine to the next level, where participants will challenge their muscular strength and endurance by alternating intervals of cardio and resistance training throughout the class. (R. Roberts) AGE: 50+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members / $51 Non-members)/ FREE to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN T, 11:30AM-12:15PM TH, 12:30PM-1:15PM

ASRC PUNCH CARD Allen Senior Recreation Center offers Punch Cards for Improver/Intermediate Line Dancing, Pilates, Yoga and Zumba classes. Must purchase at the ASRC Front Desk and give the punch card to the instructor before each class you attend. Cards are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Lost cards will not be replaced. All cards will include a six-month expiration from the date of purchase.

SILVERSNEAKERS®: CIRCUIT (DRN) Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body workouts are alternated with low-impact aerobics. A chair is used for standing support, stretching and relaxation exercises. (Pearce) AGE: 50+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members / $51 Non-members)/ FREE to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN TH, 8:00AM-8:50AM

SILVERSNEAKERS®: CLASSIC (DRN) Have fun and move to music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength and range of movement. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing and a SilverSneakers® ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed. (Hoefler/Jordan) AGE: 50+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members / $51 Non-members)/ FREE to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M/W/F, 9:00AM-10:00AM

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SENIORS SILVERSNEAKERS®: CLASSIC (ASRC)

Increase cardiovascular and muscular endurance with this high-energy circuit workout. Use handheld weights, elastic tubing and a ball to increase upper-body strength. The multi-level, equipmentbased workout is alternated with nonimpact aerobics. (T/TH: M. Tonn | M: BJ Jordan) AGE: 50+ | COST: FREE for SilverSneakers® Members l $9.75/$13/$16.25 for NonSilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Multi-Purpose A/ASRC 14223, M, 5/04-5/18, 11:00AM-11:45AM 14218, T, 5/05-5/26, 9:00AM-9:45AM 14228, TH, 5/07-5/28, 1:00PM-1:45PM 14224, M, 6/01-6/29, 11:00AM-11:45AM 14219, T, 6/02-6/30, 9:00AM-9:45AM 14229, TH, 6/04-6/25, 1:00PM-1:45PM 14230, TH, 7/01-7/29, 1:00PM-1:45PM 14225, M, 7/06-7/27, 11:00AM-11:45AM 14220, T, 7/07-7/28, 9:00AM-9:45AM 14226, M, 8/03-8/31, 11:00AM-11:45AM 14221, T, 8/04-8/25, 9:00AM-9:45AM 14231, TH, 8/06-8/27, 1:00PM-1:45PM

STRENGTH-CORE-BALANCE

Develop strong core muscles, restore balance and promote lean muscle building while minimizing injures. Emphasis is on a full body workout with balance postures included. All levels of fitness welcome. (K. Stallo) AGE: 50+ | COST: $35/$43 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 14233, F, 5/01-5/22, 9:00AM-9:45AM 14238, T, 5/05-5/26, 10:00AM-10:45AM 14239, T, 6/02-6/30, 10:00AM-10:45AM 14234, F, 6/05-6/26, 9:00AM-9:45AM 14240, T, 7/07-7/28, 10:00AM-10:45AM 14235, F, 7/10-7/31, 9:00AM-9:45AM 14241, T, 8/04-8/25, 10:00AM-10:45AM 14236, F, 8/07-8/28, 9:00AM-9:45AM

TAI CHI INTERMEDIATE (ASRC)

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+ | COST: $12 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 14213, M/W/F, 5/01-5/22, 11:15AM-12:00PM 14214, M/W/F, 6/01-6/29, 11:15AM-12:00PM 14215, M/W/F, 7/01-7/31, 11:15AM-12:00PM 14216, M/W/F, 8/03-8/28, 11:15AM-12:00PM

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TAI CHI – YANG STYLE (ASRC)

Yang Style is gentle and slow moving to provide increased balance, improved flexibility and stress reduction. No experience necessary and suitable for those with limited range of motion. (L. Johnson) AGE: 50+ | COST: $21/$25.50 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose A/ASRC 14243, TH, 5/07-5/28, 10:00AM-10:45AM 14244, TH, 6/04-6/25, 10:00AM-10:45AM 14245, TH, 7/02-7/30, 10:00AM-10:45AM 14246, TH, 8/06-8/27, 10:00AM-10:45AM

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. (S. Pai) AGE: 50+ | COST: ASRC Punch Card ($75/12 Punches) LOCATION: Classroom A&B/ASRC M/W/F, 9:00AM-10:00AM

ZUMBA® GOLD (ASRC)

ZUMBA® Gold is a fun fitness program based on Latin and international dance styles with lower-intensity, easy-to-follow choreography focusing on balance, range of motion and coordination. No dance experience required and all levels welcome. (N. Brown) AGE: 50+ | COST: ASRC Punch Card ($38/12 Punches) LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC M/W/F, 10:00AM-11:00AM T/TH, 6:45PM-7:45PM


SENIORS

Trips THE ARK ENCOUNTER & CREATION MUSEUM

Experience the Ark Encounter, Creation Museum, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, a riverboat sightseeing cruise along the Ohio River and the Willie Nelson and Friends Museum. $75 deposit due at registration. Final payment due July 15.

VOLUNTEER TODAY!

AGE: 50+ | COST: $881 (Double occupancy)/ $1,179 (Single occupancy) LOCATION: Multi-Purpose A/ASRC 14719, SU-SA, 9/27-10/03

Water Fitness MOVING MATTERS (DRN)

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

SILVERSNEAKERS®: SPLASH (DRN)

Activate the urge for variety! SilverSneakers: Splash offers fun, shallowwater movement to improve agility and flexibility while targeting cardiovascular, strength and endurance conditioning. No swimming ability required and equipment is provided. (Hoefler/Jordan) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-members)/FREE to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 10:15AM-11:00AM

Volunteers play a vital role in the success of the Allen Parks and Recreation Department. We are currently seeking energetic and dedicated individuals to serve in a wide range of volunteer roles. Whether looking to assist at events, be a parks ambassador or lend a hand at the Allen Senior Recreation Center, the Allen Parks and Recreation Department has an opportunity for you. For more information, please contact LifeInAllen@cityofallen.org or call 214.509.4700.

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PARK AMBASSADOR

PROGRAM

The Allen Parks Foundation and the Allen Parks and Recreation Department recognize the importance of citizen involvement in the parks system as a way of fostering community pride and responsibility. The primary role of a Park Ambassador volunteer is to serve as an ambassador for all parks and trails users. Learn more about the Allen Parks Foundation or how to become a Park Ambassador at:

AllenParksFoundation.org

ALLEN HERITAGE GUILD PRESERVING AND PROMOTING ALLEN’S HERITAGE AND SPIRIT

The caboose is now at The Depot!

SECOND & FOURTH SATURDAYS (10AM-2PM):

Tour the Depot Museum

Lynge House is now 100 years old

THIRD SUNDAYS OF EACH MONTH (2PM-4PM):

Open House: Visit the Village!

For more information, please visit: AllenHeritage.org.


Aquatics Education AMERICAN RED CROSS WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION

This course trains participants to teach swimming lessons through the American Red Cross with a focus on critiquing and evaluating a student’s progress. Participants will receive a certificate via email upon successful completion of the course.

AGE: 16+ | COST: $180 Members/ $190 Non-Members LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 14390, M-TH, 5/25-5/28, 9:00AM-5:00PM 14391, TH, 8/20 (5:00PM-9:00PM) | F, 8/21 (5:00PM-9:00PM) | SA-SU, 8/22-8/23 (9:00AM-5:00PM)

RED CROSS CPR & FIRST-AID COURSE

This course will teach American Red Cross adult, child and infant CPR, as well as First-Aid and AED. Participants will receive a certification upon successful completion through email. AGE: 12+ | COST: $55 Members/ $65 Non-Members LOCATION: Conference Room/DRN 13919, SA, 5/16, 9:00AM-3:00PM 13920, SA, 8/22, 9:00AM-3:00PM

RED CROSS BLENDED LEARNING LIFEGUARD COURSE

This course uses online and in-person training to certify participants in American Red Cross Lifeguarding & CPR/ AED/First-Aid Training. Course pre-requisite: 300-meter swim, retrieval of a brick in 7-10ft of water and two minutes of treading water.

AGE: 15+ | COST: $215 Members/ $235 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 13916, F-SU, 6/19-6/21: (6/19: 5:00PM9:00PM | 6/20-6/21: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 13917, F-SU, 7/17-7/19: (7/17: 5:00PM-9:00PM | 7/18-7/19: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 13918, F-SU, 7/31-8/02: (7/31: 5:00PM9:00PM | 8/01-8/02: 8:00AM-8:00PM)

RED CROSS JR. LIFEGUARDING COURSE

The Jr. Lifeguarding course is focused on developing swimming and key lifesaving skills to help participants meet the Lifeguarding course prerequisites. Those who participate will be given an opportunity to compete in a Guard Games Competition. AGE: 11-14 | COST: $85 Members/ $100 Non-Members LOCATION: Ford Pool 13922, T-F, 5/26-5/29, 8:00AM-12:00PM

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AQ UAT I CS

SKILL ASSESSMENT FOR

COMPETITIVE STROKE CLINIC A FREE skills assessment must be completed before registering for stroke clinic. See DRN front desk for assessment times. RED CROSS LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION COURSE

This course will train candidates to teach American Red Cross Lifeguard blended learning, shallow water lifeguarding, aquatic attraction lifeguarding, waterpark skills, CPR/AED for the professional rescuer and bloodborne pathogens training. AGE: 18+ | COST: $275 Members/ $285 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 13924, F, SA-SU, 5/15 | 5/23-5/24: (5/15: 5:00PM-9:00PM | 5/23: 8:00AM6:00PM | 5/24: 1:00PM-6:00PM) 13925, F-SU, 6/12-6/14: (6/12: 5:00PM8:00PM | 6/13: 8:00AM-6:00PM | 6/14 1:00PM-6:00PM)

RED CROSS LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR REVIEW COURSE

This is an in-person Instructor/Instructor Trainer review course. During this course participants will complete in water practice, polish skills session and classroom-based review. AGE: 18+ | COST: $100 Members/ $110 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 14095, SA, 5/16, 9:00AM-6:00PM 14096, SA, 8/15, 9:00AM-6:00PM

RED CROSS LIFEGUARD REVIEW COURSE

This course will re-certify individuals in American Red Cross lifeguarding, blood borne pathogens training, emergency oxygen, CPR, First-Aid, AED. Participants will receive a certification upon successful completion through email. AGE: 16+ | COST: $105 Members/ $125 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 13921, SA, 6/06, 8:00AM-8:00PM 13923, SA, 8/08, 8:00AM-8:00PM

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Competitive Stroke Clinic BEGINNER STROKE CLINIC

Swimmers will work on developing proper technique through a variety of drills for each of the four competitive strokes. Pre-requisite: 25 yard freestyle; 25 yard backstroke; 25 yard breaststroke; 25 yard butterfly. AGE: 6-17 | COST: $40 Members/ $50 Non-Members (8 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 14584, M/W, 4/27-5/20, 7:30PM-8:00PM 14585, T/TH, 4/28-5/21, 7:30PM-8:00PM 14586, M/W, 6/01-6/24, 7:30PM-8:00PM 14587, T/TH, 6/02-6/25, 7:30PM-8:00PM 14588, M/W, 6/29-7/22, 7:30PM-8:00PM 14589, T/TH, 6/30-7/23, 7:30PM-8:00PM 14590, M/W, 7/27-8/12, 7:30PM-8:00PM 14591, T/TH, 7/28-8/13, 7:30PM-8:00PM

INTERMEDIATE STROKE CLINIC

Swimmers will continue to develop their technique for all four strokes. Flip turns and block starts are also introduced. Pre-requisite: 50 yard freestyle; 50 yard backstroke; 50 yard breaststroke; 50 yard butterfly. AGE: 6-17 | COST: $50 Members/ $60 Non-Members (8 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 14592, M/W, 4/27-5/20, 8:00PM-8:45PM 14593, T/TH, 4/28-5/21, 8:00PM-8:45PM 14594, M/W, 6/01-6/24, 8:00PM-8:45PM 14595, T/TH, 6/02-6/25, 8:00PM-8:45PM 14596, M/W, 6/29-7/22, 8:00PM-8:45PM 14597, T/TH, 6/30-7/23, 8:00PM-8:45PM 14598, M/W, 7/27-8/12, 8:00PM-8:45PM 14599, T/TH, 7/28-8/13, 8:00PM-8:45PM

ADVANCED STROKE CLINIC

This course is for advanced swimmers and will refine stroke technique with an emphasis on interval training and endurance. Pre-requisite: 150 yard freestyle; 100 yard backstroke; 100 yard breaststroke; 75 yard butterfly. AGE: 6-17 | COST: $60 Members/ $70 Non-Members (8 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 14600, M/W, 4/27-5/20, 7:30PM-8:45PM 14601, T/TH, 4/28-5/21, 7:30PM-8:45PM 14602, M/W, 6/01-6/24, 7:30PM-8:45PM 14603, T/TH, 6/02-6/25, 7:30PM-8:45PM 14604, M/W, 6/29-7/22, 7:30PM-8:45PM 14605, T/TH, 6/30-7/23, 7:30PM-8:45PM 14606, M/W, 7/27-8/12 7:30PM-8:45PM 14607, T/TH, 7/28-8/13, 7:30PM-8:45PM


AQ UAT I CS

Miscellaneous Aqua ADULT AQUATICS

Improve your water confidence and stroke technique with certified Water Safety Instructors. Instructors will tailor lesson plans to your needs. All skill levels are welcome. AGE: 13+ | COST: $50 Members/ $60 Non-Members LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN & Ford Pool 14609, SA, 5/02-5/23, 9:00AM-09:45AM 14610, SA, 5/02-5/23, 11:45AM-12:30PM 14611, M/W, 6/01-6/10, 6:45PM-7:30PM 14612, M/W, 6/01-6/10, 7:35PM-8:20PM 14613, T/TH, 6/02-6/11, 6:45PM-7:30PM 14614, T/TH, 6/02-6/11, 7:35PM-8:20PM 14615, M/W, 6/15-6/24, 6:45PM-7:30PM 14616, M/W, 6/15-6/24, 7:35PM-8:20PM 14617, T/TH, 6/16-6/25, 6:45PM-7:30PM 14618, T/TH, 6/16-6/25, 7:35PM-8:20PM 14619, M/W, 7/13-7/22, 6:45PM-7:30PM 14620, M/W, 7/13-7/22, 7:35PM-8:20PM 14621, T/TH, 7/14-7/23, 6:45PM-7:30PM 14622, T/TH, 7/14-7/23, 7:35PM-8:20PM

COMPETITIVE DIVING STARTS

Dive off a starting block like an Olympic swimmer! Students are introduced to different competitive starts used in stroke clinic and swim team such as the track, relay, and backstroke start. Pre-requisite: headfirst dive and swim unassisted to wall. AGE: 6-17 | COST: $30 Members/ $40 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 14630, SA, 5/02-5/23, 9:05AM-9:35AM 14631, M-TH, 6/15-6/18, 12:30PM-1:00PM 14632, M-TH, 6/22-6/25, 12:30PM-1:00PM 14633, M-TH, 7/27-7/30, 12:30PM-1:00PM 14634, M-TH, 8/03-8/06, 12:30PM-1:00PM

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 the Minnows program. AGE: 6 months-3 | COST: $30 Members/ $40 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 14654, SA, 5/02-5/23, 10:25AM-10:55AM 14655, M-TH, 6/15-6/18, 12:10PM-12:40PM 14656, M-TH, 7/13-7/16, 12:10PM-12:40PM 14657, M-TH, 8/03-8/06, 12:10PM-12:40PM

PRIVATE LESSONS

Individualized one-on-one instruction for participants of all ages and levels. Instructors will design a specific plan to meet your needs. Call 214.509.4770 to learn more. AGE: 3+ | COST: $35 LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN

SPRINGBOARD DIVING

Students will learn skills from a 1-meter diving board such as take-off, hurdle, jump, forward and back dives. Prerequisite: Student must demonstrate safe headfirst entry and swim unassisted to wall or ladder.

AGE: 6-17 | COST: $65 Members/ $80 Non-Members (8 classes) | $30 Members/$40 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 14627, SA, 5/02-5/23, 11:45AM-12:30PM 14628, M-TH, 6/01-6/11, 12:30PM-1:15PM 14629, M-TH, 7/13-7/23, 12:30PM-1:15PM

SWIM TEAM PREP

Ready to prepare for stroke clinic or swim team? This individualized course will refine technique and build endurance for all competitive strokes. Pre-requisite: Child must have passed Learn to Swim Level 4 within last 2 months. AGE: 6+ | COST: $40 Members/ $50 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 14608, SA, 5/02-5/23, 11:45AM-12:45PM

Sports CITY OF ALLEN SWIM TEAM

COAST practices daily to improve stroke development. Participants can compete in optional weekly swim meets locally with an opportunity to advance to state competition in Corpus Christi, TX. Price now includes swimsuit, must register by May 31. AGE: 6+ | COST: $165 Members/ $185 Non-Members LOCATION: Ford Pool AGE: 13+ 14394, M-F, 6/01–7/24, 7:50AM-9:05AM AGE: 12 and under 14393, M-F, 6/01– 7/24, 9:10AM-10:10AM AGE: 10 and under 14932, M-F, 6/01–7/24, 10:15AM-11:15AM AGE: 8 and under 14936, M-F, 6/01–7/24, 11:20AM-12:05PM

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AQ UAT I CS

Learn to Swim

SESSION 1

S

M

MINNOWS: AGES 3-5

M-TH: June 1-11

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 based on their American Red Cross level.

SHARKS: AGES 6-12

MINNOWS: 3-5 YEARS SHARKS: 6-12 YEARS COST: $65 Members/$80 Non-Members (8 classes) | $30 Members/$40 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN and Ford Pool

M-TH

5:00PM

#14439

M

M-TH

5:35PM

#14440

M

M-TH

6:10PM

#14441

M

M-TH

6:45PM

#14442

M

M-TH

7:20PM

#14443

M

M-TH

7:55PM

#14444

M

M-TH

5:00PM

#14520

M

M-TH

5:35PM

#14521

M

M-TH

6:10PM

#14522

M

M-TH

6:45PM

#14523

M

M-TH

7:20PM

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M

M-TH

7:55PM

#14525

M

DON RODENBA MAY SESSION

SHARKS: 6-12 YEARS

MINNOWS: AGES 3-5

T/TH: April 28-May 21

MAY SATURDAY SESSION

SESSION 1

SA: May 2-23

SESSION 2

M-TH: June 1-11

M-TH: June

T/TH

4:30PM

#14422

SA

9:50AM

#14429

M-TH

8:00AM

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M-TH

8:

T/TH

5:05PM

#14423

SA

10:25AM

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M-TH

8:35AM

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M-TH

8:

T/TH

5:40PM

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SA

11:00AM

#14431

M-TH

9:10AM

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M-TH

9:

T/TH

6:15PM

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M-TH

9:50AM

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M-TH

9:

T/TH

6:50PM

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M-TH

10:25AM

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M-TH

10

T/TH

7:30PM

#14427

M-TH

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M-TH

11

T/TH

8:05PM

#14428

M-TH

11:35AM

#14438

M-TH

11

T/TH

4:30PM

#14503

SA

9:50AM

#14510

M-TH

8:00AM

#14513

M-TH

8:

T/TH

5:05PM

#14504

SA

10:25AM

#14511

M-TH

8:35AM

#14514

M-TH

8:

T/TH

5:40PM

#14505

SA

11:00AM

#14512

M-TH

9:10AM

#14515

M-TH

9:

T/TH

6:15PM

#14506

M-TH

9:50AM

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M-TH

9:

T/TH

6:50PM

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M-TH

10:25AM

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M-TH

10

T/TH

7:30PM

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M-TH

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M-TH

11

T/TH

8:05PM

#14509

M-TH

11:35AM

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M-TH

11

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AQ UAT I CS

FORD POOL

SESSION 2

SESSION 3

M-TH: June 15-25

SESSION 4

M-TH: June 29-July 9

SESSION 5

M-TH: July 13-23

M-TH: July 27-August 6

M-TH

5:00PM

#14452

M-TH

5:00PM

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M-TH

5:00PM

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M-TH

5:00PM

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M-TH

5:35PM

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M-TH

5:35PM

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M-TH

5:35PM

#14479

M-TH

5:35PM

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M-TH

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M-TH

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M-TH

6:10PM

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M-TH

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M-TH

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M-TH

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M-TH

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M-TH

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M-TH

7:20PM

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M-TH

7:20PM

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M-TH

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M-TH

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M-TH

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M-TH

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M-TH

5:00PM

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M-TH

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M-TH

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#14559

M-TH

5:00PM

#14572

M-TH

5:35PM

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M-TH

5:35PM

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M-TH

5:35PM

#14560

M-TH

5:35PM

#14573

M-TH

6:10PM

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M-TH

6:10PM

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M-TH

6:10PM

#14561

M-TH

6:10PM

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M-TH

6:45PM

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M-TH

6:45PM

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M-TH

6:45PM

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M-TH

6:45PM

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M-TH

7:20PM

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M-TH

7:20PM

#14550

M-TH

7:20PM

#14563

M-TH

7:55PM

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M-TH

7:55PM

#14551

M-TH

7:55PM

#14564

AUGH NATATORIUM SESSION 3

M-TH: June 29-July 9

15-25

SESSION 4

SESSION 5

M-TH: July 13-23

M-TH: July 27-August 6

:00AM

#14445

M-TH

8:00AM

#14458

M-TH

8:00AM

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M-TH

8:35AM

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#14446

M-TH

8:35AM

#14459

M-TH

8:35AM

#14472

M-TH

9:10AM

#14485

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#14447

M-TH

9:10AM

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M-TH

9:10AM

#14473

M-TH

9:50AM

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#14448

M-TH

9:50AM

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M-TH

9:50AM

#14474

M-TH

10:25AM

#14487

0:25AM

#14449

M-TH

10:25AM

#14462

M-TH

10:25AM

#14475

M-TH

11:00AM

#14488

1:00AM

#14450

M-TH

11:00AM

#14463

M-TH

11:00AM

#14476

M-TH

11:35AM

#14489

1:35AM

#14451

M-TH

11:35AM

#14464

M-TH

11:35AM

#14477

M-TH

12:10PM

#14490

:00AM

#14526

M-TH

8:00AM

#14539

M-TH

8:00AM

#14552

M-TH

8:35AM

#14565

:35AM

#14527

M-TH

8:35AM

#14540

M-TH

8:35AM

#14553

M-TH

9:10AM

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#14528

M-TH

9:10AM

#14541

M-TH

9:10AM

#14554

M-TH

9:50AM

#14567

:50AM

#14529

M-TH

9:50AM

#14542

M-TH

9:50AM

#14555

M-TH

10:25AM

#14568

0:25AM

#14530

M-TH

10:25AM

#14543

M-TH

10:25AM

#14556

M-TH

11:00AM

#14569

1:00AM

#14531

M-TH

11:00AM

#14544

M-TH

11:00AM

#14557

M-TH

11:35AM

#14570

1:35AM

#14532

M-TH

11:35AM

#14545

M-TH

11:35AM

#14558

M-TH

12:10PM

#14571

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Adult Leagues SUMMER SPORTS

BASKETBALL & VOLLEYBALL

FLAG FOOTBALL, SOCCER & ULTIMATE FRISBEE

SOFTBALL & KICKBALL

REGISTRATION DATE EARLY 3/30-4/05

REGULAR 4/06-5/04

LATE 5/05-5/11 EARLY 3/30-4/05

REGULAR 4/06-5/04

LATE 5/05-5/11 EARLY 3/30-4/05 LATE 5/12-5/18

UPCOMING REGISTRATION

FALL 2020 ADULT LEAGUES Registration for Fall 2020 Adult Leagues is coming soon!

» Outdoor Sports : June 29 » Softball: July 13 » Indoor Sports: July 20 For more information, visit our website: teamsideline.com/allen

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REGULAR 4/06-5/11

START DATE WE E K O F MONDAY, JUNE 1

WE E K O F MONDAY, JUNE 1

WE E K O F SUNDAY, MAY 31

AT H L E T I CS WE B S I T E

teamsideline.com/allen Registration packets, league schedules, standings and free agent information can be found on the Athletics website.

I N FO R M AT I O N HOTLINE

214.509.4810

FIELD HOTLINE

214.509.4809

Athletics Supervisor: Joey Ramos


A D U LT L E A G U E S

Summer 2020 Season SUMMER SPORTS

START DATE

TEAM REGISTRATION COST EARLY $425

MEN'S BASKETBALL

6/02

MEN'S 5-ON-5 FLAG FOOTBALL

CO-REC KICKBALL

MEN'S & CO-REC SOFTBALL

CO-REC ULTIMATE FRISBEE

WOMEN'S & CO-REC VOLLEYBALL

8 Game Season + Playoffs

REGULAR $335

6/01 LATE $350 EARLY $375/$450

MEN'S 8-ON-8 FLAG FOOTBALL

REGULAR $450

LATE $475

EARLY $325

REGULAR $385/$460

6/02 LATE $400/$475 EARLY $325

REGULAR $335

6/05 LATE $350 EARLY $360/$450 5/31

6/04

REGULAR $370/$470

LATE $385/$485 EARLY $20/Player

REGULAR $20/Player

LATE $20/Player EARLY $260 6/01

LATE $285

SEASON FORMAT

10 Game Season (Doubleheaders) + Playoffs

8 Game Season + Playoffs/ 10 Game Season (Doubleheaders) + Playoffs

10 Game Season + Playoffs

8 Game Season + Playoffs/ 12 Game Season (Doubleheaders) + Playoffs

12 Game Season (Doubleheaders) + Playoffs

REGULAR $270 8 Game Season + Playoffs

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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 five 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.

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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 continued)

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.

NEW TO THE COURSES AT WATTERS CREEK

PERFORMANCE PLUS MEMBER CLINICS

Improve all aspects of your golf game with the help of Plane Truth Golf instructor Jake Sandusky.

THE PLANE TRUTH GOLF INSTRUCTION AT THE COURSES AT WATTERS CREEK

Private individual and group lessons are available at The Courses at Watters Creek.

Registration is open to all Performance Plus Members.

Instruction Staff offers coaching to all levels of players. Prices will vary based on instructor.

For more details, call 214-509.4653. Register online for this new clinic at WattersCreekGolf.com!

For more information about lessons at The Courses at Watters Creek, visit WattersCreekGolf.com

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R E N TA LS

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 House

PLEASE KEEP IN MIND: • None of the pavilions have patron accessible electricity. • There is a $50 refundable damage deposit for each rental. • No tobacco products or alcoholic beverages are allowed on premises, and all firearm possession must follow state law. • 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 LS

ADDRESS

RESIDENT

NONRESIDENT

REST ROOMS

AMENITIES @ JFRC

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

B R I D G EWAT E R CROSSING

1919 Deer Creek

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

701 Angel

$40/hour

$80/hour

YES

701 Angel

$40/hour

$80/hour

YES

622 Rainforest

$15/hour

$30/hour

904 Comanche

$40/hour

$80/hour

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

LO ST C R E E K AT BRADFORD CROSSING

1405 Bradford

$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

SPRING MEADOW

1405 Summerplace

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

STACY R I D G E

1900 Country Brook

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

STORY

1540 Edelweiss

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

SUNCREEK

601 Alma

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

WAT T E R S CROSSING

Bel Air at Newport

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

PAVI L I O N

C E L E B R AT I O N A C E L E B R AT I O N B D AYS P R I N G A D AYS P R I N G B

NO

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R E N TA LS

Facility Rentals Rental packages range f rom $20-$325 per hour. Contact individual facilities for details!

Allen Community Ice Rink

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

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

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 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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Ford Pool Make it easy on yourself this summer and plan your next party or event at Ford Pool! Relax under the shade, and reserve a pavilion or cabana during public swim hours. Ford Pool rentals are also available before or after normal hours on most Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during the summer season. MORE INFORMATION: 214.509.4770

Joe Farmer Recreation Center

The Courses at Watters Creek

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 provides a variety of opportunities. MORE INFORMATION: 214.509.4750

Have your special occasion, corporate meeting, club gathering or reunion at The Courses at Watters Creek! A beautifully furnished banquet facility and full-service professional catering staff will pamper you with casual to formal dining packages. MORE INFORMATION: 214.509.3486

Lakeside Clubhouse

The Edge

Plan your next small gathering at Lakeside Clubhouse! This climate controlled indoor facility has a beautiful balcony, overlooking Bethany Lakes Park. There's even a fireplace for the cold days! 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 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 EG I ST R AT I O N SUMMER 2020

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

RESIDENT

NONRESIDENT

Mar. 9

Mar. 11

WA L K- U P

Registration Methods

Walk-in registration accepted during regular facility hours.

ONLINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM:

ONLINE

You will need a 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 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

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MAIL-IN

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. FI ND REGI STRATI ON FORM S ONLI NE AT LIF EINA LLEN.ORG .

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

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


R EG I ST 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. All fees collected help support and finance programs.

ADDITIONAL FEES

Some programs may require additional fees or supply fees and may be offered at member and non-member rates. These fees are generally identified in the program description and are to be paid directly to the instructor.

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. Questions related to senior programs please call 214.509.4820. For questions related to ice rink programming, please call 972.912.1097.

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