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Fall 2017 CITY OF ALLEN P A R K S & R E C R E AT I O N ACTIVITY GUIDE

SEPTEMBER 4-DECEMBER 24 R E G I S T R AT I O N Resident: August 14 Non-Resident: August 16


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


Welcome to the

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You probably picked up this Allen Parks and Recreation Fall 2017 Activity Guide in the waning weeks of summer, before tan lines started fading or school buses hit the roads. But a season of change is ahead, when the sun sets a little sooner and the breeze begins feeling crisp. Schedules become Stephen Terrell, Mayor more predictable as kids fall back into CITY OF ALLEN routines of homework and extracurriculars. It’s a time when many of us reestablish patterns of early bedtimes, healthy eating and regular physical activity. Within the Fall 2017 Activity Guide, you’ll find countless opportunities to do just that. You’ll also discover ways to be a lifelong learner, no matter your age. Our recreation facilities offer quality instruction on everything from musical instruments to CPR to ballroom dancing. Not sure which activity is right for you? Punch cards at both Allen Senior Recreation Center and Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium let you try out different fitness classes based on your schedule or interests.

Letter from the Mayor

As you look ahead to the final months of 2017, don’t forget to mark your calendars for some of our favorite Allen traditions, including the annual City of Allen Christmas tree lighting and family-friendly Rudolph Run. These events offer a special way to connect with friends and neighbors, usher in the holiday season and prepare to welcome a new year – and all the changes that come with it.

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

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

C I T Y S TA F F

Peter H. Vargas, City Manager

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

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

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

Tom Cowart, Paul Davidson, Brittani Hayes, John Holley, Geoben Johnson III, Tricia Losavio, Rodrigo Vizcaino

PLANNING SERVICES

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

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

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

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

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PARKS & RECREATION

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


W H AT ’ S I N S I D E

Letter from the Mayor 3 Who We Are 4 Table of Contents 5 Facilities Allen Community Ice Rink 6 Allen Senior Recreation Center 8 Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium 10 Joe Farmer Recreation Center 12 The Courses at Watters Creek 14 The Edge 16 Ford Pool 18 Special Events 19 Programming Young Children 24 Youth 26 Camps 31 Teens & Adults 34 Seniors 45 Aquatics 49 Ice Rink 56 Adult Athletics 58 Golf 60 Rentals Pavilion Rentals 64 Facility Rentals 66 Registration 68 Special Insert: Parks & Trails Map 35-38 C L A S S L O C AT I O N K E Y AEC Allen Event Center ACIR Allen Community Ice Rink AHS Allen High School ASRC Allen Senior Recreation Center DRN Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium JFRC Joe Farmer Recreation Center TCWC The Courses at Watters Creek TE The Edge IN ALLEN

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Allen Community Ice Rink

Facility Hours* M-F

SA SU

6-10AM 3-8PM

8AM-5PM 12-5PM

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

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

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Admission Fees OPEN SKATE FREESTYLE STICK TIMES SKATE RENTALS

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

Punch Cards For Skating & Hockey FREESTYLE

Available for 10 Hours, 100 hours and 150 hours

STICK TIME

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

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

Rentals See pages 66-67 for information.


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

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972.912.1097

Center Supervisor: Timmy Vessakosol

Activities Special Events Halloween Skate Great Turkey Skate

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

Amenities Find Ice Rink programming on pages 56-57!

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

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ASRC

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

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Facility Hours M/W/F

7AM-5PM

T/TH

7AM-8PM

SA/SU

Closed

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

Find Senior programming on pages 45-48!

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


Membership Resident*

Non-Resident

$5

$24

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

Rentals See pages 66-67 for information.

Activities Special Events Happy Fall Fest Veterans Day Celebration Travel Ireland Tuscany Iceland New York San Antonio Waco Schulenburg Lunch Breaks Day Trips Fitness Line Dancing Yoga Pilates SilverSneakersÂŽ Pole Walking Chair Volleyball

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

Contact 214.509.4820 Center Supervisor: Julie Olles

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

50+

years of age including spouses Annual membership is

$5

for residents Most programs are

Free or Low-Cost ASRC features:

FITNESS ROOM

W/ CARDIO EQUIPMENT

6,000

SQUARE FOOT MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM

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

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

SA SU

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

1–8:45PM Closed* 1–7:45PM 1–5:45PM

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

Rentals See pages 66-67 for information.

8AM-6PM 1-6PM

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


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

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

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

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

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

$5 $3 Free $4

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

110 E. Rivercrest Blvd. Allen, TX 75002

Contact 214.509.4770

Center Supervisor: Jonathan McCloskey

Activities Special Events Dive-In Movies Haloween Bash at the Nat Letters to Santa Swim with Santa Water Education Lifeguard Training CPR/First Aid Learn to Swim Minnows (Ages 3-5) Sharks (Ages 6-12) Parent/Child Aquatics Adapted Aquatics Adult Lessons Water Fitness Deep Water Courses Power Splash River Robics Shallow Water Works Total Fitness SilverSneakersÂŽ Land Fitness Pilates Roden-Barre Small Group Training Yoga Zumba Cardio Drumming Core Endurance Personal Training

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Facility Hours 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 for children and adults offer chances to learn new leisure and social skills, develop healthy lifestyles and experience unique recreation activities. Join the community and make fitness a new routine!

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

SA SU

10AM-6PM 1-6PM

Activities Special Events Community Garage Sale Family Night: Campout & Movie Howl-O-Ween Barkin' Bash Letters to Santa Holiday Arts & Craft Fair Holiday Celebration Personal Fitness Pilates Tai-Chi Yoga Total Body Strength Sports Archery Fencing Martial Arts Baseball/Softball Multi-Sport Volleyball Basketball Soccer Disc Golf

Camps Holiday Life Interests Digital Photography Fishing Computers Performing Arts Music & Dance

Rentals

See pages 66-67 for information. Find JFRC programming throughout the guide in the Special Events, Camps, Young Children, Youth and Teen & Adult sections!


Annual & Seasonal Memberships

Location

Resident*

Non-Resident

Adults (18+)

$55

$90

Youth (14-17)

$25

$47

Child (7-13)

$14

$20

Child (6 & under)

Free

Free

Senior (50+)

$25

$47

Family

$175

$185

4 Months

$35

$45

1201 E. Bethany Dr. Allen, TX 75002

Contact 214.509.4750 Center Supervisor: Heidi Miller

Daily Admission

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

With Member

$5

Without Member $7

22,484 6 2 2 SQUARE FOOT FACILITY

Official Height Basketball Goals

Lane Indoor Track 17 Laps = 1 Mile

Racquetball & Handball Courts

Game Room with Table Tennis, Air Hockey & Foosball

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TCWC

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Rates with Carts 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.

The Traditions Course (18 Holes) WEEKDAY

Weekday Prime (M-TH, 7-11:59AM) Weekday Twilight #1 Weekday Twilight #2 Seniors/Allen Residents Weekday (M-TH)

$45 $35 $25 $35

WEEKEND

Friday Prime (F, 7-11:59AM) Friday Twilight #1 Friday Twilight #2 Weekend Prime (SA-SU) Weekend Twilight #1 Weekend Twilight #2 Senior Friday / Allen Residents (F) Senior Weekend / Allen Residents (SA-SU)

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

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 $6

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33 Holes

Location 7201 Chase Oaks Blvd. Plano, TX 75025

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

Online

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

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

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

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

Find Golf programming on pages 60-61!

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

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

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

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Visitor Center Hours M-F SA SU

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

*Open at noon during school holidays.

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

8AM–11PM

Activities Special Events Pumpkin Derby Workshop Pumpkin Derby Edge Holiday Bash Education Young Rembrandts Drawing & Cartooning Computer Programming Computer Gaming Engineering Courses Science Courses Scooter Basics

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


Media Room Annual Memberships Youth (10-17)

Location

Resident*

Non-Resident

$10

$20

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

Contact

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

214.509.4760 Center Supervisor: Billy Diaz

Skate Park

Skate Park Admission

BMX Track In-Line Hockey

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

Guest Admission With Member

$3

Must be within the facility age range.

Rentals

FEET OF DIRT TRACK

SQUARE FEET OF STREET FIXTURES, BOWLS AND TRANSITIONS

LIGHTED & SUITABLE FOR YOUTH AND ADULT PLAY

See pages 66-67 for information. Find Edge programming throughout the guide in the Special Events, Young Children, Youth and Teen & Adult sections!

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FORD POOL 724 Whitman Dr. | Allen, TX 75002

ADMISSION DAILY: $3 (Resident)/$5 (Non-Resident) SEASON PASS (RESIDENT): $65 (Individual)/$200 (Family) SEASON PASS (NON-RESIDENT): $100 (Individual)/$300 (Family)

FACILITY HOURS*

M-TH 1-6PM F

1-7PM

SA

11AM-7PM

SU

1-6PM

*Hours are subject to change.

DAYS OF OPERATION

May 27-29* June 3-August 20 August 26-27* September 2-4* *Open daily Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. When school is in session, Ford Pool is only open weekends.

AllenParks.org | 214.509.4790

NEW FEATURES AT FORD POOL • • • • • •

20-foot waterslide Kids play structure Tumble bucket tower 8 cabanas 3 pavilions New showers, changing areas and bathrooms


Special Events SNAP DANCE SNAP your fingers and shuffle your feet at this Special Needs and Adapted Program! Enjoy music, a fun theme and snacks. Register early to avoid a fee increase. For more info, contact Ryan Patterson at rmpatterson@cityofallen.org or 214.509.4753. AGE: 18+ I COST: $10 Pre-Registration /$15 at 5:00PM Wednesday prior to dance LOCATION: ASRC 56566, F, 9/08, 7:00PM-10:00PM (HOLLYWOOD) 56567, F, 10/13, 7:00PM-10:00PM (HALLOWEEN) 56568, F, 11/10, 7:00PM-10:00PM (TEXAS COUNTRY) 56569, F, 12/08, 7:00PM-10:00PM (HOLIDAY PARTY)

ALLEN 5-STAR COMPETITION Gather your team for the Allen 5-Star Competition! The event will be held at multiple Allen Parks and Recreation facilities. This fun-filled competition includes archery, canoe battleship, dodgeball, foot golf and fowling.

AGE: 21+ | COST: $75 per team (5-6 members) LOCATION: Multiple PARD Facilities 57030, SA, 9/09, 10:30AM-6:00PM

HAPPY FALL FEST Celebrate fall with a day of fun for the entire family! Stroll a classic car show by the Morning Maniacs Car Club. Shop a craft and gift market with over 40 DFW vendors. Enjoy tasty concessions. Register as a vendor at scenter@cityofallen.org. To enter the car show, contact Charles Chewning at 214.507.5856 or Gene Hair at 972.658.8789. AGE: 50+ | COST: Free LOCATION: ASRC SA, 9/16, 9:00AM-3:00PM

PUMPKIN DERBY WORKSHOP Need help building your Derby Racer? TEVC will be offering free workshops to help install axles on your Derby Racer. Derby Kits will be on sale for $10, they include all hardware and wheels needed, pumpkins not provided. (VC Staff) AGE: 6-18 | COST: Free LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 56990, F, 10/06, 5:00PM-7:00PM 56991, F, 10/13, 5:00PM-7:00PM 56992, F, 10/20, 5:00PM-7:00PM 56993, F, 10/27, 5:00PM-7:00PM

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SPECIAL EVENTS COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Make some extra money selling the items you were thinking of throwing away at the community garage sale! Become a vendor by registering today. Each space is 17'x10' and vendors must provide their own tables and chairs. Browsing is free to the public. AGE: 17+ | COST: $20 One Space/$35 Two Spaces/$50 Three Spaces LOCATION: Parking Lot/JFRC 56881, SA, 10/07, 7:00AM-12:00PM

FAMILY NIGHT: CAMPOUT & MOVIE Families are invited to camp out under the stars and enjoy some quality family fun! Fee will include access to crafts/games, pumpkin carving and more! At dusk, participants can enjoy a movie in the amphitheater followed by our traditional night hike. AGE: All Ages | COST: Free 2 Years and Under/$10 Per Individual/$60 Family Cap LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 56879, SA-SU, 10/14-10/15, 3:00PM9:00AM

HALLOWEEN BASH AT THE NAT NEW Join us for a night of spooky fun at the Nat! We’ll be hosting a Halloween costume contest followed by a screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show! Prizes will be given to the best male and female costumes. We're staying open late for this unique Halloween experience. (DRN Staff) AGE: 17+ | COST: $10 Individuals/$15 Couples LOCATION: DRN 56430, F, 10/27, 8:30PM-11:00PM

PUMPKIN DERBY This is a fun-spirited event with sideby-side races featuring handcrafted, decorated Pumpkin Racers in a suspenseful display of American ingenuity. Excitement builds as Derby Racers battle head-to-head. Awards will also be given for Best Design. (VC Staff)

HOWL-O-WEEN BARKIN’ BASH Dress up your dog and join the fun at Howl-O-Ween Barkin’ Bash! You and your fury friends will be treated to contests, games, raffles, dog demonstrations and more! It’s going to be a HOWL of a good time! Interested in sponsoring? Call 214.509.4750. AGE: All Ages I COST: Free LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 57122, SA, 10/28, 1:00PM-3:00PM

ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION Join Allen Parks and Recreation for our annual Arbor Day Celebration. Arbor Day is a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care. Tree plantings and educational arts and crafts are part of celebration activities. AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE LOCATION: Twin Creeks Park SA, 10/28, 9:00AM-12:00PM

HALLOWEEN SKATE Get in the spirit of Halloween at Allen Community Ice Rink’s Halloween Skate. There will be candy, raffles and much more. All on-ice participants must wear skates. Those who dress up in their costumes will receive a free skate rental.

AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 entry/$3 skate rental LOCATION: ACIR SA, 10/28, 11:45AM-1:45PM

VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION Veterans Day is a special occasion at Allen Senior Recreation Center. We celebrate the holiday as a tribute to our veterans. Please join us to honor those who served our country. AGE: 50+ | COST: Free LOCATION: Multi-Purpose A+B/ASRC F, 11/10, 9:00AM-10:30AM

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AGE: 6-17 | COST: $10 LOCATION: TE AGE: 13-17 56987, SA, 10/28, 12:00PM-12:45PM AGE: 9-12 56988, SA, 10/28, 1:00PM-1:45PM AGE: 6-8 56989, SA, 10/28, 2:00PM-2:45PM

*John S. Mead – BlueLion Photos

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SPECIAL EVENTS

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING FREE Friday, December 1 From 6:00-8:00PM Allen Civic Plaza, 301 Century Parkway Join the City of Allen for the grand lighting of its 35-foot Christmas tree, featuring more than 20,000 lights. Expect surprises, live entertainment and even a visit from Santa and his elves. All ages are welcome! For more information, contact Anna-Marie Underwood, Special Events Coordinator at aunderwood@cityofallen.org or 214.509.4707

RUDOLPH RUN Saturday, December 2 Check-In Begins at 7:00AM Downtown Allen, Main Street This exciting event begins with a non-competitive onemile run and concludes with the USATF registered 5K Rudolph Run. Chip timing will be used for best results. There will also be an overall male/female Master’s division for 50+ winners. This is a family-friendly event open to all ages and skill levels. For more information call 214.509.4810 or visit AllenParks.org.

1-Mile Fun Run

5K Rudolph Run

COST: $15 for preregistration through 11/19 (Race shirt included), $15 for registration 11/20-12/01, $20 for race day registration 57028, SA, 12/02, 8:15AM

COST: $25 for preregistration through 11/19 (Race shirt included), $25 for registration 11/20-12/01, $30 for race day registration 57029, SA, 12/02, 8:45AM

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SPECIAL EVENTS EDGE HOLIDAY BASH Come out to the skate park for a funfilled day of scooter, skateboard and BMX competitions as we ring in the holiday break with a bash! (VC Staff)

LETTERS TO SANTA Children can write a letter to Santa and drop it in one of his mailboxes located at JFRC or DRN. Letters will be delivered to Santa and he will send a personal letter to your home! Letters must be received by Dec.11. AGE: 1-12 | COST: Free LOCATION: DRN/JFRC 57124, M, 11/20-12/11

THE 6TH ANNUAL GREAT TURKEY SKATE Join the fun on the ice for various Thanksgiving-themed, on-ice games and activities, including Turkey Bowling. All on-ice participants must wear skates. Bring a non-perishable item and receive a free skate rental.

AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 entry/$3 skate rental LOCATION: ACIR SA, 11/25, 12:00PM-4:00PM

HOLIDAYS ON ICE SHOW Join Allen Community Ice Rink as they celebrate “Holidays on Ice,” featuring the Allen Academy of Skating and Allen Community Ice Rink Skaters. Bring a non-perishable food item and admission is free. AGE: All Ages | COST: Free LOCATION: AEC SU, 12/03, 4:00PM-6:00PM

HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFT FAIR Just in time for the holidays, this arts and crafts fair will put everyone in the giving spirit with creative crafts and a festive atmosphere. Each space is 10'x10'. One table and chair are included. Interested vendors can call 214.509.4753. AGE: 17+ | COST: $65 One space/$100 Two spaces LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 57416, SA, 12/09, 9:00AM-4:00PM

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AGE: 8-25 | COST: Free LOCATION: Skate Park/TE 57149, SA, 12/09, 11:00AM-11:30AM 57150, SA, 12/09, 12:30PM-1:00PM 57151, SA, 12/09, 12:00PM-12:30PM 57152, SA, 12/09, 11:30AM-2:00PM 57153, SA, 12/09, 2:00PM-2:30PM 57154, SA, 12/09, 2:30PM-3:00PM 57155, SA, 12/09, 3:00PM-3:30PM 57156, SA, 12/09, 3:30PM-4:00PM 57157, SA, 12/09, 5:00PM-5:30PM 57158, SA, 12/09, 5:30PM-6:00PM

SWIM WITH SANTA! Join Santa for a swim, and tell him what you would like for Christmas. Santa is available for pictures for those with their own cameras. Parents swim free with each paid child. Children six and under must be accompanied by an adult in the water. (DRN Staff) AGE: 1-16 | COST: $10 LOCATION: DRN 56404, F, 12/15, 5:30PM-7:45PM


SPECIAL EVENTS

To prevent event or program cancellations, please register at least one week prior to start date. HOLIDAY CELEBRATION! Santa is coming to JFRC for a holiday celebration! Enjoy holiday-themed activities such as cookie decorating, holiday crafts and games. Story time with Santa will be held towards the end of the event along with a photo opportunity. AGE: 2-13 | COST: $8 LOCATION: JFRC 56957, SA, 12/16, 11:00AM-1:00PM

DROP & SHOP HOLIDAY SKATE Enjoy on-ice games and activities, including pictures with Santa and more. Donate a non-perishable food item and receive a free skate rental. All on-ice participants must wear skates. Adult supervision is required for children 8 years and younger.

AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 entry/$3 skate rental LOCATION: ACIR SA, 12/16, 3:15PM-6:15PM

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA Have breakfast with Santa as he takes a break from his toy shop and refuels for the day. Bring your camera to get a picture of your child on Santa's lap. Breakfast and Tiny Tots are included for children; parents breakfast is an additional $6. AGE: 6 months-10 | COST: $10 LOCATION: JFRC 57125, T, 12/19, 9:00AM-11:30AM

C.A.R.E.

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

Allen Parks and Recreation Department offers financial assistance for qualified residents. Financial assistance is available for most recreational programs, classes and memberships offered at JFRC, DRN, TE, ASRC and Athletic Programs. It does not include league fees.

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Young Children Activities TINY TOTS GYM Children will have fun socializing with others in a gym full of age-appropriate, safe play equipment, and bounce house! Parents must be in attendance during playtime. The Tiny Tots program runs during the Allen ISD school calendar year. AGE: 6 months-6 | COST: Free for Members/$3 for Non-Members LOCATION: Gym/JFRC T, 9/05-12/19, 10:00AM-11:30AM

Arts & Crafts ABRAKADOODLE: READY, SET, CREATE! Young artists will learn about Bull’s Eye painting techniques and one of our Artist of Distinctions, Natasha Wescoat. They will learn about many different painting effects! A $14 supply fee due to instructor the first day of class. (S. Reed) AGE: 3-5 | COST: $73 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 56964, T, 9/05-10/17, 4:00PM-5:00PM

ABRAKADOODLE: TELL ME A STORY Create your own soft owl storyteller doll that reflects the tradition of passing down stories through the generations. Artwork takes on a 3-D with shapes using architectural design. A $14 supply fee due to instructor the first day of class. (S. Reed) AGE: 3-5 | COST: $73 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 56965, T, 10/24-12/12, 4:00PM-5:00PM

Parent & Me ABRAKADOODLE: ZOOM ZOOM MOTOR Zoom into developing fine motor and visual perception skills, by rolling and shaking paint, scribbling, wiggling, cutting and bending. Parent participation is required. A $13 supply fee due to instructor the first day of class. (S. Reed) AGE: 20 months-3 | COST: $65 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 56968, T, 9/05-10/10, 10:00AM-11:00AM 56967, T, 10/17-11/21, 10:00AM-11:00AM

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YOUNG CHILDREN KINDERMUSIK: OUR TIME Our Time: Wiggles & Giggles. More than 30 songs, 15 dances, & 8 different instruments create these unique music activities, designed to reflect the importance of movement in the life of a toddler. $70 supply fee due to instructor first day of class. Pro-rated fees available. (J. Roemer) AGE: 18 months-3 | COST: $150 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 57074, M, 9/18-12/11, 10:30AM-11:15AM

KINDERMUSIK: VILLAGE In this class, you will sing songs about the farm. You'll engage in rituals and playful activities with your baby, including infant massage, lap bounces, exercises, and quiet time. $70 supply fee for Home Materials due to instructor. (J. Roemer) AGE: Newborn-18 months | COST: $150 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 57075, M, 9/18-10/23, 11:30AM-12:15PM (COCK-A-DOODLE MOO) 57076, M, 10/30-12/11, 11:30AM-12:15PM (DEW DROPS)

SOCCER SPARKS Designed for those first experiencing the sport or soccer, this 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: $68 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 57113, SA, 9/09-10/14, 9:00AM-9:30AM 57114, SA, 10/28-12/09, 9:00AM-9:30AM

Performing Arts BALLET/HIP HOP COMBO Your child will learn ballet techniques while exploring age appropriate hip hop movements. (T. Velasquez) AGE: 3-6 | COST: $165 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 57085, W, 9/18-12/06, 11:00AM-11:45AM

BUILDING BALLERINAS Young students will dance their first steps in Ballet to a compilation of music from classical to contemporary while imagining the world of fairies and forest friends. Emphasis is on fun while learning correct positions and basic steps. (C. Mooney) AGE: 3-5 | COST: $57 LOCATION: Racquetball Court 1/JFRC 57004, TH, 9/07-12/21, 2:30PM-3:30PM

DANCING STARS BALLET Heels together, turned out toes, that’s how first position goes! This class is geared towards the younger dancer, designed to teach ballet technique, posture and stage presence. The last class will be a recital show for the family. (T. Velasquez) AGE: 3-6 | COST: $165 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 57111, W, 9/13-12/06, 5:00PM-5:45PM

Sports INTRODUCTION TO MARTIAL ARTS Unsure how & where to begin? Want to try it before committing? This generic, no uniform class is six basic lessons, a parent’s review, and a Q&A seminar so you can approach area schools with confidence & knowledge in finding one that meets your goals. (C.Bales) AGE: 4-7 | COST: $88 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 57141, T, 9/26-11/21, 11:00AM-11:45PM

SOCCER SPARKS Designed to spark the passion for the game in young players, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques such as dribbling, passing, shooting, and teamwork. This class transitions the child from parent to individual participation. (D. Parvanov) AGE: 3-4 | COST: $68 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 57115, SA, 9/09-10/14, 9:35AM-10:05AM 57116, SA, 10/28-12/09, 9:35AM-10:05AM

SOCCER SPARKS Designed to spark the passion for the game in young players, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques such as dribbling, passing, shooting, and teamwork. This class focuses on instruction and playing with a group at a faster pace. (D. Parvanov) AGE: 4-5 | COST: $68 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 57117, SA, 9/09-10/14, 10:10AM-10:55AM 57118, SA, 10/28-12/09, 10:10AM-10:55AM

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Youth Activities BATMAN'S GOTHAM GADGETS WITH LEGO Take on Gotham's villains by building Batman's favorite crime-fighting machines! Build the Bat Tumbler, Batwing and design your own Bat Cave all out of LEGO. Be the super-hero Gotham needs while learning STEM concepts. (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 5-7 | COST: $108 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 56983, W-F, 12/27-12/29, 9:00AM-12:00PM

BATMAN MASTER MECHANICS WITH LEGO Defeat Gotham's villains by building Batman's most advanced crime-fighting machines! Build a Bat Cycle, fly a Bat Copter and use your projects to thwart the Joker's plans to take over the city. Be the super hero Gotham needs while using STEM concepts! (Play-Well Staff)

BRAINOPOLIS: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE NEW Create the brain of a digital robot that can ask people questions, learn from the answers and communicate with you. We will learn about Watson and other AI tools and their connection with robotics. A takehome project will be done in each session. (Brainopolis Staff) AGE: 6-11 | COST: $86 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 57003, SA, 11/04-12/16, 12:00PM-1:00PM

BRAINOPOLIS: FBI JR. ACADEMY NEW Students will create motorized gadgets to help with a crime investigation, reconstruct the enemy's face based on evidence, update a program to prevent cyber-crime and analyze finger printing. We need you in this dangerous mission. (Brainopolis Staff) AGE: 6-11 | COST: $86 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 57002, SA, 9/23-10/28, 12:00PM-1:00PM

AGE: 7-12 | COST: $108 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 56984, W-F, 12/27-12/29, 1:00PM-4:00PM

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YOUTH JEDI ENGINEERING USING LEGO Explore engineering principles by designing and building projects using LEGO materials such as X-Wings, Energy Catapults and Defense Turrets from a galaxy far, far away. Create motorized projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire! (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 5-7 | COST: $108 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 56985, M-W, 11/20-11/22, 9:00AM-12:00PM

JEDI MASTER ENGINEERING WITH LEGO Discover engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics and eccentric motion. Build projects using LEGO materials such as X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers and other complex machines from a galaxy far, far away. (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $108 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 56986, M-W, 11/20-11/22, 1:00PM-4:00PM

NIGHT HIKE Enjoy some time off the beaten path while experiencing outdoor life at night. On this hike, participants will learn about nocturnal animals and how senses change with fading light. Children under 12 years must be accompanied by a registered adult. (JFRC Staff)

Arts & Crafts ABRAKADOODLE: READY, SET, CREATE! Young artists will learn about Bull’s Eye painting techniques and one of our Artist of Distinctions, Natasha Wescoat, while learning about many different painting effects! A $14 supply fee due to instructor the first day of class. (S. Reed) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $73 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 56963, T, 9/05-10/17, 5:00PM-6:00PM

ABRAKADOODLE: TELL ME A STORY Learn about illustrator of “Owl Babies”, Patrick Benson, as you create your own soft owl storyteller doll that reflects the tradition of passing down stories through the generations. Artwork takes on a 3-D with shapes using architectural design. (S. Reed) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $73 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 56966, T, 10/24-12/12, 5:00PM-6:00PM

AGE: 4+ | COST: $5 LOCATION: Offsite 56972, SA, 9/16, 8:00PM-9:00PM 56973, SA, 11/18, 8:00PM-9:00PM

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YOUTH YOUNG REMBRANDTS: ELEMENTARY DRAWING/CARTOONING The Young Rembrandts elementary program provides the tools this age-group needs to succeed at drawing. This class provides innovative guided instruction, topics kids love and relate to, and instructors who know how to reach this group. (Young Rembrandts Staff) AGE: 6-13 | COST: $65 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 56980, M, 9/18-10/16, 6:00PM-7:00PM 56981, M, 10/23-11/27, 6:00PM-7:00PM

YOUNG REMBRANDTS: PRESCHOOL DRAWING The Young Rembrandts pre-school 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, fine-motor skills and time-on-task. (Young Rembrandts Staff) AGE: 4-6 | COST: $65 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 56977, M, 9/18-10/16, 5:00PM-5:45PM 56978, M, 10/23-11/27, 5:00PM-5:45PM

Education CHESS ACADEMY Chess is often called the game of life as it harnesses one's concentration while improving reading, writing and math skills. Learn and enjoy this classic game. This is a beginner’s chess class. (O. Olfet) AGE: 5-13 | COST: $75 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 57126, W, 9/06-9/27, 7:30PM-8:30PM 57127, W, 10/04-10/25, 7:30PM-8:30PM 57128, W, 11/01-11/29, 7:30PM-8:30PM 57129, W,12/06-12/20, 7:30PM-8:30PM

CONQUER CURSIVE WRITING Learning cursive still has value, even in the age of typing and texting. A Certified Texas teacher will help participants master the art of cursive hand writing in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. (S. Clemmer) AGE: 7-13 | COST: $28 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 57138, TH, 9/14, 9:00AM-12:00PM 57139, TH, 10/12, 9:00AM-12:00PM 57140 TH, 11/16, 9:00AM-12:00PM

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SCOOTER CLINICS BY CUSTOM SCOOTERS The Custom Scooters team will cover equipment maintenance, safety equipment, park etiquette and tricks. Students learn park tricks and flat ground tricks that can be practiced at home. Team Riders will demonstrate all tricks and help students as they practice. (Custom Scooters Team) AGE: 5-30 | COST: $60 LOCATION: Skate Park/TE 56994, M, 9/04-9/25, 6:30PM-7:30PM 56995, M, 10/09-10/30, 6:30PM-7:30PM

Performing Arts 5, 6, 7, 8 JAZZ! Students get into the groove with their first jazz dance class designed to introduce children to the fundamentals of this rhythmic, high energy art form. Pop music and upbeat moves make this class a favorite! (C. Mooney) AGE: 5-8 | COST: $55 LOCATION: Racquetball Court 1/JFRC 57034, TH, 9/07-12/21, 3:30PM-4:15PM

ALL STAR CHEER, GYMNASTICS & TUMBLING Learn the basic techniques for cheerleading, gymnastics, and tumbling that encourage balance, coordination and fun! A one-time fee of $18 is due the first class. Students in class for three consecutive months get pom poms and a t-shirt. (A. Jones) AGE: 2-17 | COST: $40-$50 LOCATION: JFRC AGE: 2-5, $40 57195, W, 9/06-9/27, 11:00AM-11:45AM 57196, W, 10/04/10/25, 11:00AM-11:45AM 57197, W, 11/01-11/29, 11:00AM-11:45AM 57198, W, 12/06-12/20, 11:00AM-11:45AM AGE: 6-17, $50 57199, TH, 9/07-9/28, 6:30PM-7:30PM 57200, TH, 10/05-10/26, 6:30PM-7:30PM 57201, TH, 11/02-11/30, 6:30PM-7:30PM 57202, TH, 12/07-12/21, 6:30PM-7:30PM


YOUTH TWINKLE TOES YOUTH DANCE COMBO Students will learn body movements with different variations of styles. Develop poise, balance, terminology and technique. Two recitals per year, which are optional. Free tutu after three consecutive months. A one-time $18 fee due first class. (A. Jones) AGE: 6-13 | COST: $45 LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/JFRC 57203, SA, 9/09-9/30, 11:00AM-11:45AM 57204, SA, 10/07-10/28, 11:00AM-11:45AM 57205, SA, 11/04-11/18, 11:00AM-11:45AM 57206, SA, 12/02-12/16, 11:00AM-11:45AM

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

AGE: 5-13 | COST: $43-63 LOCATION: Hillside Amphitheater/JFRC AGE: 5-7, $43 56882, SA, 9/09-9/30, 10:30AM-11:30AM 56883, SA, 10/07-10/28, 10:30AM-11:30AM 56884, SA, 11/04-11/18, 10:30AM-11:30AM 56885, SA, 12/02-12/16, 10:30AM-11:30AM AGE: 8-13, $63 56886, SA, 9/09-9/30, 11:45AM-12:45PM 56887, SA, 10/07-10/28, 11:45AM-12:45PM 56888, SA, 11/04-11/18, 11:45AM-12:45PM 56889, SA, 12/02-12-16, 11:45AM-12:45PM

BOWMEN BASKETBALL CAMP This high energy clinic is designed for players of all skills and abilities. It 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, we use special safer dodgeballs. (Bowmen Sports) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $85 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 57135, M-W, 11/20-11/22, 9:00AM-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: $58 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC (5:00PM-6:00PM) 56571, M/TH, 9/07-9/28 56573, M/TH, 10/02-10/30 56575, M/TH, 11/02-11/30 56577, M/TH, 12/04-12/28 (6:00PM-7:00PM) 56572, M/TH, 9/07-9/28 56574, M/TH, 10/02-10/30 56576, M/TH, 11/02-11/30 56578, M/TH, 12/04-12/28

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

AGE: 5-8 | COST: $70 LOCATION: Offsite/North Texas Fencing Alliance 57024, T, 9/05-9/26, 5:00PM-6:00PM 57025, T, 10/03-10/24, 5:00PM-6:00PM 57026, T, 11/07-11/28, 5:00PM-6:00PM 57027, T, 12/05-12/19, 5:00PM-6:00PM

AGE: 7-12 | COST: $90 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 57133, T-F, 12/26-12/29, 9:00AM-12:00PM 57134, T-F, 1/02-1/05, 9:00AM-12:00PM

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YOUTH TENNIS - QUICK START (5-7 YEARS) 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: $56 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 57031, SA, 9/09-9/30, 9:00AM-10:00AM 57032, M, 9/11-10/02, 4:00PM-5:00PM 57033, SA, 10/14-11/04, 9:00AM-10:00AM 57035, M, 10/16-11/06, 4:00PM-5:00PM 57036, M, 11/13-12/11, 4:00PM-5:00PM* 57037, SA, 11/18-12/16, 9:00AM-10:00AM* *NO CLASSES HELD DURING THE WEEK OF 11/20-11/25

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) SMALL FRY BASKETBALL Join us for a wonderful opportunity for the small fry of the house to work on building confidence and self-esteem while having fun gaining early basketball skills. (S. Brenham) AGE: 4-6 | COST: $63 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 56827, SU, 9/10-9/24, 1:30PM-2:30PM 56828, SU, 10/01-10/29, 1:30PM-2:30PM 56829, SU, 11/05-11/19, 1:30PM-2:30PM 56830, SU, 12/03-12/17, 1:30PM-2:30PM

START SMART BASKETBALL Class is designed to help build confidence and self-esteem while having fun and enjoying a positive early basketball experience. Fundamentals of the game are taught while emphasizing the concept of “Teamwork.” (S. Brenham) AGE: 7-14 | COST: $63 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 56831, SU, 9/10-9/24, 1:30PM-3:00PM 56832, SU, 10/01-10/29, 1:30PM-3:00PM 56833, SU, 11/05-11/19, 1:30PM-3:00PM 56834, SU, 12/03-12/17, 1:30PM-3:00PM

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AGE: 8-11 | COST: $56 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 57040, W, 9/06-9/27, 5:00PM-6:00PM 57041, SA, 9/09-9/30, 10:00AM-11:00AM 57042, W, 10/11-11/01, 5:00PM-6:00PM 57043, SA, 10/14-11/04, 10:00AM-11:00AM 57044, W, 11/15-12/13, 5:00PM-6:00PM* 57045, SA, 11/18-12/16, 10:00AM-11:00AM* *NO CLASSES HELD DURING THE WEEK OF 11/20-11/25

TENNIS - YOUTH DRILL & PLAY Players will work on stroke development and start league play. Students have the opportunity to play matches while working on the mechanics of tennis based on individual needs. Participants should be able to rally balls with forehands and backhands. (Schkade/Waters) AGE: 9-13 | COST: $66 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 57050, W, 9/06-9/27, 6:00PM-7:30PM 57051, SA, 9/09-9/30, 11:00AM-12:30PM 57052, W, 10/11-11/01, 6:00PM-7:30PM 57053, SA, 10/14-11/04, 11:00AM-12:30PM 57054, W, 11/15-12/13, 6:00PM-7:30PM* 57055, SA, 11/18-12/16, 11:00AM-12:30PM* *NO CLASSES HELD DURING THE WEEK OF 11/20-11/25


Camps BOWMEN BASKETBALL CAMP This high energy clinic is designed for players of all skills and abilities. It 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) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $90 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 57133, T-F, 12/26-12/29, 9:00AM-12:00PM 57134, T-F, 1/02-1/05, 9:00AM-12:00PM

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, we use special safer dodgeballs. (Bowmen Sports) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $85 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 57135, M-W, 11/20-11/22, 9:00AM-12:00PM

BATMAN'S GOTHAM GADGETS WITH LEGO Take on Gotham's villains by building Batman's favorite crime-fighting machines! Build the Bat Tumbler, Batwing and design your own Bat Cave all out of LEGO. Be the super-hero Gotham needs while learning STEM concepts. (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 5-7 | COST: $108 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 56983, W-F, 12/27-12/29, 9:00AM-12:00PM

BATMAN MASTER MECHANICS WITH LEGO Defeat Gotham's villains by building Batman's most advanced crime-fighting machines! Build a Bat Cycle, fly a Bat Copter and use your projects to thwart the Joker's plans to take over the city. Be the super hero Gotham needs while using STEM concepts! AGE: 7-12 | COST: $108 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 56984, W-F, 12/27-12/29, 1:00PM-4:00PM

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BRAINOPOLIS: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE NEW Create the brain of a digital robot that can ask people questions, learn from the answers and communicate with you. We will learn about Watson and other AI tools and their connection with robotics. A takehome project will be done in each session. (Brainopolis Staff) AGE: 6-11 | COST: $86 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 57003, SA, 11/04-12/16, 12:00PM-1:00PM

BRAINOPOLIS: FBI JR. ACADEMY NEW Students will create motorized gadgets to help with a crime investigation, reconstruct the enemy's face based on evidence, update a program to prevent cyber-crime and analyze finger printing. We need you in this dangerous mission. (Brainopolis Staff) AGE: 6-11 | COST: $86 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 57002, SA, 9/23-10/28, 12:00PM-1:00PM

HOLIDAY ART CAMP Your young artist will complete six fine art masterpieces you’ll be proud to frame and display! Students will paint using heavy/ light acrylics and watercolors - all art supplies provided. A $45 supply fee is due to instructor the first day of camp. (Robert Garden Art Instructors) AGE: 5-13 | COST: $45 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC 56584, M-W, 11/20-11/22, 9:00AM-11:45AM

HOLIDAY DAY CAMP – CAMP S.T.A.R. Campers will indulge in a variety of indoor and outdoor games as well as arts and crafts throughout the day. Please bring a sack lunch daily (no peanut products). Daily drop-in rates are available. (JFRC Staff) AGE: 5-12 | COST: $100 Members/$110 NonMembers LOCATION: JFRC 57147, M-F, 12/18-12/22, 7:30AM-5:30PM 57148, TU-F, 12/26-12/29, 7:30AM-5:30PM (FEES HAVE BEEN PRORATED FOR 4 DAYS)

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JEDI ENGINEERING USING LEGO Explore engineering principles by designing and building projects using LEGO materials such as X-Wings, Energy Catapults and Defense Turrets from a galaxy far, far away. Create motorized projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire! (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 5-7 | COST: $108 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 56985, M-W, 11/20-11/22, 9:00AM-12:00PM

JEDI MASTER ENGINEERING W/ LEGO Discover engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion. Build projects using LEGO materials such as X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers and other complex machines from a galaxy far, far away. (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $108 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 56986, M-W, 11/20-11/22, 1:00PM-4:00PM

To prevent camp cancellations, please register at least one week prior to start date.


CELEBRATING

50 YEARS

Come celebrate with us in October for the library’s 50th birthday! Stay tuned at AllenLibrary.org for event information.

FALL INTO A GOOD BOOK AT A L L E N P U B L I C L I B R A RY Allen Public Library offers various programs in the fall season. This fall we’re featuring a King, a Cowgirl, a mystery, Santa’s workshop and the Secret Service

COVER TO COVER R E A D I N G C LU B October 7 - November 18 Visit the Library, sign up for a reading log and read your way through the Fall to earn prizes! The Cover To Cover Reading Club is for children between the ages of 4-12.

STORY TIME AT THE LIBRARY September 11 - November 16 Join us for story times and programs for all ages every week.

For more information, visit AllenLibrary.org


Teens & Adults Activities VISITOR CENTER LOCK IN This fun-filled night is not to be missed! From video game tournament to dodgeball and movies, activities run all night long! Concessions will be available. (VC Staff)

AGE: 8-19 | COST: $20 Members/$25 NonMembers LOCATION: TE 56998, F-SA, 9/22-9/23, 11:00PM-7:00 AM

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CLASS Improve your water safety knowledge by taking an American Red Cross lifeguard class. Class includes CPR/AED/First-Aid training. Pre-requisite: 300-meter swim, retrieval of a brick in 7-10 feet of water and two minutes of treading water. AGE: 15+ | COST: $205 Members/$225 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 56647 F-SU, 9/08-9/10, 5:00PM-9:00PM (9/08), 8:00AM-8:00PM (9/09-9/10) 56648, F-SU, 11/17-11/19, 5:00PM-9:00PM (11/17), 8:00AM-8:00PM (11/18-11/19)

Education AMERICAN RED CROSS CPR & FIRST AID This course will teach American Red Cross adult, child and infant CPR, as well as first aid and AED. Participants will receive a certification upon successful completion through email. AGE: 12+ | COST: $55 Members/$65 Non-Members LOCATION: Conference Room/DRN 56644, SA, 9/30, 9:00AM-3:00PM 56645, SA, 10/14, 9:00AM-3:00PM 56646, SA, 12/16, 9:00AM-3:00PM

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OUTDOOR

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

• 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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With a $29,385 grant from the North Central Texas Council of Governments through funding from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, 26 recycling receptacles will be placed at the future park with a goal of diverting 20% of trash from the local landfill to the recycling stream.

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

PARKS AND TRAILS PROJECTS Under Construction

Recently Completed

SPIRIT PARK

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Groundbreaking for Allen's newest Community Park occurred on June 12. The Park will include an adult softball complex, multi-use fields, looped pedestrian trail, nature trails and playground.

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Recently renovated Ford Pool includes new features such as: 20-foot waterslide, kids play structure, tumble bucket tower, 8 cabanas, 3 pavilions, new showers, changing areas and bathrooms.

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


T E E N S & A D U LT S AMERICAN RED CROSS WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR The American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course trains how to teach the Swimming and Water Safety program by showing how to use course materials, conduct training sessions and evaluate progress.

AGE: 16+ | COST: $205 Member/$225 NonMember LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 56649, F-SU, 9/15-9/17, SA-SU, 9/23-9/24, 5:00PM-8:00PM (9/15), 9:00AM-5:00PM (9/16-9/17), 9:00AM-5:00PM (9/23-9/24) 56650, F-SU, 11/03-11/05, SA-SU, 11/1111/12, 5:00PM-8:00PM (11/03), 9:00AM5:00PM (11/04-11/05), 9:00AM-5:00PM (11/11-11/12) 56651, W-SA, 12/27-12/30, 9:00AM-5:00PM

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING EDUCATION Become a responsible babysitter and childcare provider! Build confidence and self-esteem by learning the necessary skills to care for infants and children on a daily basis and in emergency situations. For more info, visit corecprsolutions.com. (J. Cross) AGE: 11-15 | COST: $68 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 56969, SA, 9/09, 10:00AM-2:00PM

HUNTER EDUCATION TRAINING COURSE The State of Texas requires every hunter born on or after Sept. 2, 1971, to successfully complete a Hunter Education Training Course. DO NOT BRING GUNS TO CLASS. Class fee includes textbook. (K. Shaw) AGE: 9+ | COST: $25 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 57070, SA, 9/16, 8:30AM-5:30PM 57071, SA, 10/07, 8:30AM-5:30PM 57072, SA, 10/14, 8:30AM-5:30PM

K9 SPORTS FITNESS AND FUN Introduces a variety of dog sports whether it’s for backyard fun or competition, this is a great way to add variety to training & have fun with your dog. Dogs must be at least 4 months old, healthy, rabies vaccinated, leashed and adult supervised.

LOVE AND LOGIC NEW Would you like to have a better relationship with your child? Would you like to end the arguing and power struggles? This class will teach your child responsibility while you maintain your sanity! (C. Cooley) AGE: 18+ | COST: $90 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 56974, SA, 09/23, 10:30AM-6:00PM 56975, SA, 09/30, 10:30AM-6:00PM 56976, SA, 10/07, 10:30AM-6:00PM

SELF DEFENSE: AWARENESS & REFLEXES In this fun and interactive Street Smart Self Defense class, you will test & learn to enhance your awareness & reflex skills through a series of physical & mental challenges and exercises, gaining knowledge and a perspective of abilities for defense. AGE: 13+ | COST: $52 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 57144, SU, 11/05, 3:30PM-5:00PM

SELF DEFENSE: QUICK RELEASES & TECHNIQUES This co-ed Street Smart Self Defense hands-on class will cover practical quick escape releases to detailed techniques for all participant levels. Dress comfortably. Price per person; registration with a partner is encouraged, but not required. (C. Bales)

AGE: 13+ | COST: $52 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 57143, SU, 11/19, 3:30PM-5:00PM

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

AGE: 13+ | COST: $82 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 57145, SA, 9/23-10/28, 5:00PM-6:00PM

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

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

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

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

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

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Aerobic Punch Card Love group exercise but don’t want to join the gym? Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium offers Aerobic Punch Cards that allow you to participate in any 12 water or land aerobics classes of your choice and they never expire! Membership is not required. AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members ($3.25/class)/$51 Non-Members ($4.25/class) FITLINXX FitLinxx is an easy-to-read, touchscreen display that tracks your daily workout. FitLinxx adds an extraordinarily “intelligent” dimension to your workout experience. Call the Fitness Desk at 214.509.4777 to schedule an appointment. (Fitness Specialist) AGE: 16+ | COST: Free to Members LOCATION: DRN

FUNCTIONAL FITNESS Perfect for beginners looking for a fun, shallow water class that will introduce you to a variety of exercises adapted to a low-impact water environment to improve your flexibility and overall conditioning. (L. Stinnett) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card) 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. (K. Phillips)

AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 7:30AM-8:30AM


T E E N S & A D U LT S MORNING MIX-UP Wake up with this energized total body workout! This class uses the unique properties of the lazy river, shallow and deep water to build core strength, cardio endurance, muscle tone and balance. Buoyancy belts used for workouts. (K. Phillips) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 6:00AM-7:00AM

MOVING REALLY MATTERS A low-to-moderate intensity water class, improving strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. This class benefits arthritis, chronic joint/muscle pain, autoimmune diseases, injury recovery/rehab or other physical challenges. (K. Phillips)

AGE: 16+ | COST: Free to DRN, ASRC and Silver Sneakers Members/$3 Drop-In LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN T/TH, 11:30AM-12:30PM

PERSONAL TRAINING – JFRC Get advice on current training regimens, learn the basics of cardiovascular training and get a customized exercise program. Time and days are arranged between trainer and client. Call 214.509.4753 for more information about JFRC’s personal trainers. (L. Hartter) AGE: 16+ | COST: $45 Per Hour, Per Individual LOCATION: Fitness Room/JFRC

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

PILATES FOR MEN AND WOMEN Learn the importance of core stabilization while gaining core strength, flexibility and muscle tone. This 'gentle on the body yet challenging workout' will work your entire body and help develop a long, lean look. Open to all fitness levels. (V. Rupp)

AGE: 16+ | COST: $23 Once a Week (Tuesday only)/$38 Twice a Week LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B /JFRC 56859, T/TH, 9/05-9/28, 5:25PM-6:25PM 56860, T/TH, 10/03-10/26, 5:25PM-6:25PM 56861, T/TH, 10/31-11/30, 5:25PM-6:25PM 56862, T/TH, 12/05-12/21, 5:25PM-6:25PM

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

POWER YOGA NEW Practiced in an energetic format, this class suits students who are more interested in a physical workout rather than meditation and breathing techniques. Improve flexibility and reduce stress! Previous experience is helpful but not required. (V. Rupp) AGE: 18+ | COST: $28 Members/$33 NonMembers LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 56867, T, 9/05-9/26, 6:35PM-7:35PM 56868, T, 10/03-10/24, 6:35PM-7:35PM 56869, T, 10/31-11/28, 6:35PM-7:35PM 56870, T, 12/05-12/19, 6:35PM-7:35PM

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

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

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T E E N S & A D U LT S TAI CHI: 64-MOVE FORM, WEDNESDAYS Participants will continue to learn the complete 64-Move Tai Chi Form, Lu-Yang style. Class is open to those who have completed Tai Chi: 64-Move Form, or have previous Tai Chi experience. For more information, email info@taichiplayers. com. (C. Booth) RODEN-BARRE This total body workout combines yoga, pilates and ballet techniques that focus on conditioning and toning using light weights and props. (S. Pai) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN T, 10:15AM-11:15AM

TAI CHI This unique form of exercise is targeted for older individuals that are suffering from any type of arthritis to alleviate pain. It is perfect for beginners or individuals that have advanced. (A. Yu) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN TH, 10:15AM-11:15AM

TAI CHI: INTRODUCTION Move to quiet music while working with the breath to shift weight slowly to gain balance. Often called 'Moving Meditation,’ help quiet chatter of the mind, sleep better and improve health. For more information, email info@taichiplayers.com. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC 56835, W, 10/04-10/25, 6:30PM-7:30PM 56836, W, 11/01-11/29, 6:30PM-7:30PM 56837, W, 12/06-12/20, 6:30PM-7:30PM

TAI CHI: 64-MOVE FORM, MONDAYS Class is open to those who completed Intro to Tai Chi class or have previous Tai Chi experience. The Yang style is a rounded form, working with the Tai Chi energy ball to gain strength and balance. For more information, email info@ taichiplayers.com. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC 56838, M, 9/11-9/25, 6:30PM-7:30PM 56839, M, 10/02-10/23, 6:30PM-7:30PM 56840, M, 10/30-11/20, 6:30PM-7:30PM 56841, M, 11/27-12/18, 6:30PM-7:30PM

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AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC LOCATION: LAKESIDE CLUB HOUSE/JFRC 56842, W, 9/06-9/27, 7:40PM-8:40PM 56843, W, 10/04-10/25, 7:40PM-8:40PM 56844, W, 11/01-11/15, 7:40PM-8:40PM 56845, W, 11/29-12/20, 7:40PM-8:40PM

TAI CHI: 64-MOVE FORM, ADVANCED Combination Plum Blossom Fan Form and 64-Move Form Review. Completion of Tai Chi: 64-Move Form, Part II is required. For more information, email info@ taichiplayers.com. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 56846, T, 9/05-9/26, 7:45PM-8:45PM 56847, T, 10/03-10/24, 7:45PM-8:45PM 56848, T, 10/31-11/21, 7:45PM-8:45PM 56849, T, 11/28-12/19, 7:45PM-8:45PM

TAI CHI: WAVE HANDS AND PAINT THE NUMBERS TO RELIEVE STRESS NEW “Waving Hands Like Clouds” is one of the most famous moves in Tai Chi practice. Experience the peace from this calming exercise, practiced along with “Painting the Numbers, the Tai Chi Way.” For more information, email info@taichiplayers. com. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $15 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 56850, T, 10/03, 6:30PM-7:30PM 56851, T, 10/17, 6:30PM-7:30PM 56852, T, 10/31, 6:30PM-7:30PM 56853, T, 11/14, 6:30PM-7:30PM 56858, T, 12/05, 6:30PM-7:30PM

TGIF YOGA This hatha yoga class practices slowflow poses of moderate intensity. Expect to build muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and concentration. Learn relaxation techniques to help with stress and promote wellbeing. (H. Freis)

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


T E E N S & A D U LT S TOTAL BODY STRENGTH TRAINING Utilize weighted bars, dumbbells, resistance tubing and other tools for sculpting your body in this group weight lifting class. Learn how to safely execute proper form and thus achieve results. All fitness levels, both men and women, welcome. (V. Rupp) AGE: 16+ | COST: $20 Members/$25 NonMembers LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 56863, W, 9/06-9/27, 6:00PM-7:00PM 56864, W, 10/04-10/25, 6:00PM-7:00PM 56865, W, 11/01-11/29, 6:00PM-7:00PM 56866, W, 12/06-12/20, 6:00PM-7:00PM

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

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

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

YOGA Decompress at the end of a hard day with this evening yoga class. You can expect to sweat as you build strength and muscular endurance. Attention is placed on breath work as balance, flexibility and concentration improve. (G. Carter) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN W, 6:00PM-6:50PM

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

ZUMBA – DRN Zumba incorporates high-energy Latin and international music with unique dance moves and combinations. The routines feature aerobic and fitness interval training with fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. (L. Hough) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M, 12:15PM-1:15PM

ZUMBA – JFRC A feel-good workout that fuses Latin and International dance music and rhythms to create dynamic, exciting, and affective fitness systems with aerobic/fitness and interval training for a fit body. (C. Riley)

AGE: 16+ | COST: $35 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 56871, M, 9/11-9/25, 6:30PM-7:30PM (FIRST CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE 6:00-7:00PM) 56872, M, 10/02-10/30, 6:30PM-7:30PM 56873, M, 11/06-11/27, 6:30PM-7:30PM 56874, M, 12/04-12/18, 6:30PM-7:30PM

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Sports ARCHERY - ADULTS Designed for new and experienced archers, this class covers everything from drawing back the bow to hitting the bullseye. Learn skills from an internationally recognized archery instructor and competitor. All equipment is provided. (C. Torres) AGE: 18+ | COST: $73 LOCATION: Weight Hillside Amphitheater/ JFRC 57078, SA, 9/09-9/30, 1:00PM-2:00PM 57079, SA, 10/07-10/28, 1:00PM-2:00PM 57080, SA, 11/04-11/18, 1:00PM-2:00PM 57081, SA, 12/02-12/16, 1:00PM-2:00PM

FENCING FOR BEGINNERS Great for athletes and thinkers alike, learn the art and sport of Olympic style fencing! All ages, families and fitness levels welcome. A $20 equipment fee is due the first day of class. For more information, call 817.946.1720. (M. Nemeth) AGE: 13+ | COST: $70 LOCATION: Offsite/North Texas Fencing Alliance AGE: 13-17 57020, W, 9/06-9/27, 5:30PM-6:30PM 57021, W, 10/04-10/25, 5:30PM-6:30PM 57022, W, 11/01-11/29, 5:30PM-6:30PM 57023, W, 12/06-12/20, 5:30PM-6:30PM AGE: 18+ 57016, F, 9/08-9/29, 7:15PM-8:15PM 57017, F, 10/06-10/27, 7:15PM-8:15PM 57018, F, 11/03-11/17, 7:15PM-8:15PM 57019, F, 12/01-12/22, 7:15PM-8:15PM

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

AGE: 13+ | COST: $58 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 56579, M/TH, 9/07-9/28, 7:00PM-8:00PM 56580, M/TH, 10/02-10/30, 7:00PM8:00PM 56581, M/TH, 11/02-11/30, 7:00PM-8:00PM 56582, M/TH, 12/04-12/28, 7:00PM8:00PM

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TENNIS - ADULT DRILL & PLAY Get off the couch, find the racket in the closet and get back into the sport! Beginner and intermediate adults will refine skills via drills for 30 minutes, and play singles or doubles for 45 minutes. (Schkade/Waters)

AGE: 16+ | COST: $66 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 57056, M, 9/11-10/02, 7:30PM-8:45PM 57057, M, 10/16-11/06, 7:30PM-8:45PM 57058, M, 11/13-12/11, 7:30PM-8:45PM* *NO CLASSES HELD DURING THE WEEK OF 11/20-11/25

TENNIS - YOUTH DRILL & PLAY Players will work on stroke development and start league play. Students have the opportunity to play matches while working on the mechanics of tennis based on individual needs. Participants should be able to rally balls with forehands and backhands. (Schkade/Waters) AGE: 9-13 | COST: $66 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 57050, W, 9/06-9/27, 6:00PM-7:30PM 57051, SA, 9/09-9/30, 11:00AM-12:30PM 57052, W, 10/11-11/01, 6:00PM-7:30PM 57053, SA, 10/14-11/04, 11:00AM-12:30PM 57054, W, 11/15-12/13, 6:00PM-7:30PM* 57055, SA, 11/18-12/16, 11:00AM-12:30PM* *NO CLASSES HELD DURING THE WEEK OF 11/20-11/25

Register for classes and programs online at AllenParks.org.


Seniors Arts & Crafts CERAMICS Basic knowledge of painting needed to create beautiful ceramics. Learn to clean green ware, glaze, paint designs and more. For beginner to intermediate students. Instruction on first and third Mondays. Work on projects on second and fourth Mondays. (S. Cantlon) AGE: 50+ I COST: $29 LOCATION: Craft Room /ASRC 56919, M, 9/11 & 9/25, 9:30AM-12:30PM 56920, M, 10/02 & 10/16, 9:30AM-12:30PM 56921, M, 11/06 & 11/20, 9:30AM-12:30PM 56922, M, 12/04 & 12/18, 9:30AM-12:30PM

Dance BALLROOM DANCE Join us for an evening filled with live music by the DFW MusicMakers. This sevenpiece band will keep your toes tapping and your heart and soul happy. Dance the night away to your favorite ballroom tunes on DFW’s best hardwood dance floor!

BEGINNER LINE DANCE LESSONS This class is for the true beginner. Learn line dance step sheets, put the moves to music and learn to create your own styling and musicality. No dance experience required. (S. King) AGE: 50+ I COST: $35 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room B/ASRC 56960, W, 9/06-10/25, 2:15PM-3:45PM 56961, W, 11/01-12/27, 2:15PM-3:45PM

COUNTRY & WESTERN DANCE Come dance the night away to your favorite Country Western songs with live music by City Lights Band.

AGE: 50+ I COST: $5 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room ABC/ASRC 57194, W, 9/20, 7:00PM-9:30PM

INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCE LESSONS This class is for experienced line dancers who know the names of step moves. Learn new dances on Tuesdays and practice on Thursdays. Improve to advanced current popular line dances taught to music from Country Western, Blues, Jazz, Salsa and Hip Hop. (G. Donaldson) AGE: 50+ I COST: Punch Card $36 (12 punches) LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room ABC/ASRC T/TH, 12:30PM-1:30PM

AGE: 50+ I COST: $5 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room ABC/ASRC 57167, F, 10/27, 7:00PM-9:30PM

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Education AARP DRIVER SAFETY This is the nation's largest refresher course for drivers over 50. Learn defensive driving techniques and evidence based strategies to keep you safe and reduce your maintenance and insurance costs. Fee is payable by cash or check on the day of class. AGE: 50+ I COST: $15 AARP Members/$20 Non-Members LOCATION: Classroom A+B/ASRC 56895, M, 9/18, 12:30PM-5:00PM 56896, M, 11/20, 12:30PM-5:00PM

Fitness CARDIO DRUMBA Gain an increased awareness of your body, coordination and kinesthetic development through this exciting drumming class. Drumming is its own playful reward, people know what they are doing is achievable, and they feel relaxed, involved and focused. (D. Scott) AGE: 50+ I COST: $16/$20 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room A/ASRC 56814, T, 9/05-9/26, 10:20AM-11:05AM 56815, T, 10/03-10/31, 10:20AM-11:05AM 56816, T, 11/07-11/28, 10:20AM-11:05AM 56817, T, 12/05-12/19, 10:20AM-11:05AM

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

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CHAIR VOLLEYBALL More fun than you can stand – while seated! Chair volleyball is great for upper-body mobility, reflexes, handeye coordination and endurance, but more importantly, camaraderie. The game’s played with a beach ball and net. Remember, cheeks in chairs! (P. Gilbert & C. Carter) AGE: 50+ I COST: Free LOCATION: Multi-Purpose A/ASRC (WEDNESDAYS 11:00AM-12:00PM & FRIDAYS 9:00AM-11:00AM) 56800, W/F, 9/01-9/29 56801, W/F, 10/03-10/27 56802, W/F, 11/01-11/24 56803, W/F, 12/01-12/29

MOVING REALLY MATTERS A low-to-moderate intensity water class improving strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. This class will benefit those experiencing arthritis, chronic joint/ muscle pain, autoimmune diseases, injury recovery/rehab or other physical challenges. (K. Phillips)

AGE: 50+ I COST: Free to DRN, ASRC and SilverSneakers® Members/$3 Drop-In LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN TH, 11:30AM-12:30PM

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

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


SENIORS POLE WALKING Pole walking is a form of exercise in which you walk with a specially designed pole in order to engage a greater number of muscles than simply walking or jogging. Compared to simple walking, you will experience a full body workout! (M. Hinkle) AGE: 50+ I COST: $10 LOCATION: ASRC Lobby/Allen Walking Trails (BORROWING POLES) 56806 T, 9/05-9/26, 9:30AM-11:00AM 56808, T, 10/03-10/31, 9:30AM-11:00AM 56810, T, 11/07-11/28, 9:30AM-11:00AM 56812, T, 12/05-12/19, 9:30AM-11:00AM (BRINGING POLES) 56807, T, 9/05-9/26, 9:30AM-11:00AM 56809, T, 10/03-10/31, 9:30AM-11:00AM 56811, T, 11/07-11/28, 9:30AM-11:00AM 56812, T, 12/05-12/19, 9:30AM-11:00AM

SILVERSNEAKERS®: CARDIO Get going with an aerobics class that’s safe, heart-healthy and gentle on joints. The workout includes easy, low-impact movement and upper-body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercises to energize your lifestyle. (K. Dickerson) AGE: 50+ I COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card)/Free to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN T, 8:00AM-8:50AM

SILVERSNEAKERS®: CIRCUIT Increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work is alternated with lowimpact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support, stretching and relaxation exercises. (K. Dickerson) AGE: 50+ I COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card)/Free to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN TH, 8:00AM-8:50AM

SILVERSNEAKERS® CLASSIC 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. (M. Toon, K. Dickerson) AGE: 50+ I COST: Free for SilverSneakers® Members/$16.25-five classes for NonSilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room A/ASRC 56788, M, 9/11-9/25, 11:15AM-12:00PM 56790, T, 9/05-9/26, 9:00AM-9:45AM 56792, TH, 9/07-9/28, 1:30PM-2:15PM 56789, M, 10/02-10/30, 11:15AM-12:00PM 56791, T, 10/03-10/31, 9:00AM-9:45AM 56793, TH, 10/05-10/26, 1:30PM-2:15PM 56794, M, 11/06-11/27, 11:15AM-12:00PM 56796, T, 11/07-11/28, 9:00AM-9:45AM 56798, TH, 11/02-11/30, 1:30PM-2:15PM 56795, M, 12/04-12/18, 11:15AM-12:00PM 56797, T, 12/05-12/19, 9:00AM-9:45AM 56799, TH, 12/07-12/28, 1:30PM-2:15PM

SILVERSNEAKERS®: CLASSIC Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Handheld weights, elastic tubing and a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. (K. Dickerson/K. Hoefler)

AGE: 50+ I COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card)/Free to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M/W, 9:20AM-10:05AM F, 9:00AM-10:00AM

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

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SENIORS STRENGTH-CORE-BALANCE Restore balance, develop core strength and build lean muscle while minimizing injuries through a progressive instruction method and full-body workout with balance postures, chairs, mats, weights, bands and stability balls. Bring a yoga mat. (K. Stallo) AGE: 50+ I COST: $24/$31/$38 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room B/ASRC 56782, F, 9/01-9/29, 9:00AM-9:45AM 56780, T, 9/05-9/26, 10:00AM-10:45AM 56781, T, 10/03-10/31, 10:00AM-10:45AM 56783, F, 10/06-10/27, 9:00AM-9:45AM 56784, T, 11/07-11/28, 10:00AM-10:45AM ($10) 56786 F, 11/03, 9:00AM-9:45AM 56787, F, 12/01-12/22, 9:00AM-9:45AM 56785, T, 12/05-12/19, 10:00AM-10:45AM

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

AGE: 50+ I COST: $35/$43 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room B/ASRC 56776, TH. 9/07-9/28, 9:00AM-10:00AM 56777, TH, 10/05-10/26, 9:00AM-10:00AM 56778, TH, 11/02-11/30, 9:00AM-10:00A 56779, TH, 12/07-12/28, 9:00AM-10:00AM

TAI CHI BEGINNER Tai Chi and Qigong are ideal for seniors. These low-impact exercises calm the mind and improve overall wellness, balance, muscle strength, coordination and flexibility. (J. Chiu) AGE: 50+ I COST: $24 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room B/ASRC 56890, M/W, 9/06-11/29, 1:00PM-1:45PM

TAI CHI INTERMEDIATE Tai Chi and Qigong are ideal for seniors. These low-impact exercises calm the mind and improve overall wellness, balance, muscle strength, coordination and flexibility. (C. Pruett) AGE: 50+ I COST: $12 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room B/ASRC 56891, M/W/F, 9/01-9/29, 11:00AM11:45AM 56892, M/W/F, 10/02-10/30, 11:00AM11:45AM 56893, M/W/F, 11/01-11/29, 11:00AM11:45AM 56894, M/W/F, 12/01-12/27, 11:00AM11:45AM

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

AGE: 50+ I COST: Punch Card $75/12 Punches M/W/F, 9/02-9/30, 9:00 AM-10:00AM

ZUMBA ZUMBA Fitness is a Latin-inspired, dancefitness class that incorporates Latin and international music. No dance experience is required, and men and women of all fitness levels can benefit from this exciting and effective workout. (D. Scott) AGE: 50+ I COST: Punch Card $36/12 Punches W, 10:00AM-10:45AM F, 11:00AM-11:45AM

Trips ASRC AND COLLETTE VACATIONS PRESENTS SHADES OF IRELAND Book before Sept. 11 for these great prices! See the Cliffs of Moher, and kiss the Blarney Stone. Visit Dublin, Waterford, Killarney and Limerick, and enjoy Ireland’s beauty and history. Experience Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day! . AGE: 50+ I COST: $3,449 Double/$3,849 Single FINAL PAYMENT: WED, JAN. 3, 2018 55952, SA-M, 3/10/18-3/19/18

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Aquatics Education AMERICAN RED CROSS CPR & FIRST AID This course will teach American Red Cross adult, child and infant CPR, as well as first aid and AED. Participants will receive a certification upon successful completion through email. AGE: 12+ | COST: $55 Members/$65 NonMembers LOCATION: Conference Room/DRN 56644, SA, 9/30, 9:00AM-3:00PM 56645, SA, 10/14, 9:00AM-3:00PM 56646, SA, 12/16, 9:00AM-3:00PM

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CLASS Improve your water safety knowledge by taking an American Red Cross lifeguard class. Class includes CPR/AED/First-Aid training. Pre-requisite: 300-meter swim, retrieval of a brick in 7-10 feet of water and two minutes of treading water. AGE: 15+ | COST: $205 Members/$225 NonMembers LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 56647 F-SU, 9/08-9/10, (9/08, 5:00PM9:00PM) (9/09-9/10, 8:00AM-8:00PM) 56648, F-SU, 11/17-11/19, (11/17, 5:00PM9:00PM) (11/18-11/19, 8:00AM-8:00PM)

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

AGE: 16+ | COST: $205 Member/$225 NonMember LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 56649, F-SU, 9/15-9/17, SA-SU, 9/239/24, (9/15 , 5:00PM-8:00PM) (9/16-9/17, 9:00AM-5:00PM) (9/23-9/24, 9:00AM5:00PM) 56650, F-SU, 11/03-11/05, SA-SU, 11/1111/12 (11/03, 5:00PM-8:00PM) (11/0411/05, 9:00AM-5:00PM) (11/11-11/12, 9:00AM-5:00PM) 56651, W-SA, 12/27-12/30, 9:00AM-5:00PM

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Learn to Swim

FORD POOL

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

SESSION 1 T/TH: Sept. 5 - Sept. 28 (No Sept. Saturday Classes)

SESSION 2 T/TH: Oct. SA: Oct. 7 -

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4:20PM

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MINNOWS

YOUTH SWIM LESSONS

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

SHARKS

COST: (8 classes) $60 Member/$75 Non-Member | (4 classes) $30 Member/$40 Non-Member LOCATION: Ford Pool (Session 1) | Leisure Pool/DRN (Sessions 2-4)

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DON RODENBAUGH NATATORIUM SESSION 4 T/TH: Nov. 28 - Dec. 21 (No Dec. Saturday Classes)

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SESSION 3 T/TH: Oct. 31 - Nov. 16 SA: Nov. 4 - Nov. 18

AGE: 3-5

2 . 3 - Oct. 26 - Oct. 28

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Competitive Stroke Clinic This program prepares swimmers for competitive swim team environments. A free skills assessment (times available at DRN) must be completed before registering. Swimmers new to stroke clinic are preferred to register on Monday/Wednesday.

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

BEGINNER Swimmers will work on developing proper freestyle and backstroke technique through a variety of drills. Breaststroke and butterfly are introduced. Pre-requisite: 25-yard freestyle; 25-yard backstroke; 25yard breaststroke; 25-yard butterfly.

ADVANCED Swimmers will continue to master freestyle and backstroke technique and will also incorporate breaststroke and butterfly. Pre-requisite: 100-yard choice warmup; 200-yard freestyle; 200-yard backstroke; 150-yard breaststroke; 100yard butterfly. AGE: 6-16 | COST: (8 classes) $55 Members/

AGE: 6-16 | COST: (8 classes) $35 Members/ $45 Non-members | (4 classes) $17.50 Members/$22.5 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN SEE CHART BELOW FOR SCHEDULE.

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

$65 Non-members | (4 classes) $27.50 Members/$32.50 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN SEE CHART BELOW FOR SCHEDULE.

SESSION 1 M-TH: Sept. 5 - September 28 No Sept. Saturday Classes

BEGINNER

SESSION 2 M-TH: Oct. 2 - Oct. 26 SA: Oct. 7 - Oct. 28

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7:30PM

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A Q U AT I C S DIVING FOR BEGINNERS Divers learn skills such as take-off, hurdle, jump, forward and back dives. Pre-requisite: Student must be able to demonstrate safe head first entry from poolside in water 12-feet deep, swim to surface and swim unassisted to wall or ladder. COMPETITIVE STROKE CLINIC BOOT CAMP The Boot Camp will help swimmers gain a thorough understanding of competitive swimming. Topics covered include: Importance or proper technique, proper diet and exercise, and how to effectively train to be faster.

AGE: 6-16 | COST: $60 Members/$75 NonMembers LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 56642, M-W, 11/20-11/22, 8:00AM-12:00PM

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

AGE: 13+ | COST: $45 Member (4 classes)/$55 Non-Member LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 56616, SA, 10/07-10/28, 12:00PM-12:45PM 56617, SA, 11/04-11/18, 12:00PM-12:45PM

SESSION 3 M-TH: Oct. 30 - Nov.16 SA: Nov. 4 - Nov. 18

AGE: 6-16 | COST: (4 classes) $30 Members/$40 Non-Members LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 56625, SA, 10/07-10/28, 12:00PM-12:45PM 56626, SA, 11/04-11/18, 12:00PM-12:45PM

GROUP ADAPTED AQUATICS Swimming instruction for participants with special needs. Class instruction will include basic water skills to increase water adjustment. Call 214.509.4770 to learn more.

AGE: 4+ | COST: (8 classes) $60 Members/$75 Non-Members | (4 classes) $30 Members)/$40 Non-Members LOCATION: Leisure Pool and Competition Pool/DRN 56631, T/TH, 10/03-10/26, 5:30PM-6:00PM 56632, T/TH, 10/03-10/26, 6:45PM-7:15PM 56633, SA, 10/07-10/28, 8:30AM-9:00AM 56634, SA, 10/07-10/28, 9:35AM-10:05AM 56635, T/TH, 10/31-11/16, 5:30PM-6:00PM 56636, T/TH, 10/31-11/16, 6:45PM-7:15PM 56637, SA, 11/04-11/18, 8:30AM-9:00AM 56638, SA, 11/04-11/18, 9:35AM-10:05AM 56639, T/TH, 11/28-12/21, 5:30PM-6:00PM 56640, T/TH, 11/28-12/21, 6:45PM-7:15PM

SESSION 4 M-TH: Nov. 27 - Dec.21 No Dec. Saturday Classes

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A Q U AT I C S PARENT/CHILD AQUATICS This class is to help infants and toddlers become comfortable in and around the water. This is a great class if you want to be in the water with your child to prepare them for our Minnows program. AGE: 6 months-4 | COST: (4 classes) $30 Members/$40 Non-Members LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 56619, SA, 10/07-10/28, 9:00AM-9:30AM 56620, SA, 11/04-11/18, 9:00AM-9:30AM

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

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

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

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

FUNCTIONAL FITNESS Perfect for beginners looking for a fun, shallow water class that will introduce you to a variety of exercises adapted to a low-impact water environment to improve your flexibility and overall conditioning. (L. Stinnett) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card) 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. (K. Phillips)

AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 7:30AM-8:30AM

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A Q U AT I C S MORNING MIX-UP Wake up with this energized total body workout! This class uses the unique properties of the lazy river, shallow and deep water to build core strength, cardio endurance, muscle tone and balance. Buoyancy belts used for workouts. (K. Phillips) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 6:00AM-7:00AM

MOVING REALLY MATTERS A low-to-moderate intensity water class, improving strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. This class benefits arthritis, chronic joint/muscle pain, autoimmune diseases, injury recovery/rehab or other physical challenges. (K. Phillips)

AGE: 16+ | COST: Free to DRN, ASRC and Silver Sneakers Members/$3 Drop-In LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN T/TH, 11:30AM-12:30PM

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

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

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

RIVER ROBICS Using our popular lazy river for its force and resistance you will get a challenging cardio and body-toning workout. Use equipment such as noodles and buoys to enhance your workout. All fitness levels will enjoy this workout. (G. Dixon) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 Members/$51 NonMembers (Aerobic Punch Card) LOCATION: Lazy River/DRN T/TH, 6:30PM-7:30PM

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Ice Rink Hockey

Skating

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

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

AGE: 5-15 | COST: Fall $77/7 weeks | Pre-Winter $88/8 weeks LOCATION: ACIR FALL: 7 WEEKS T, 8/29- 10/10, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 8/31-10/12, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 9/02-10/14, 10:00AM-10:30AM PRE-WINTER: 8 WEEKS T, 10/17-12/12, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 10/19-12/14 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 10/21-12/16, 10:00AM-10:30AM

AGE: 17+ | COST: $5 LOCATION: ACIR F, 8/25-12/18, 12:15PM-1:15PM

HOMESCHOOL OPEN SKATE Have fun and experience a new lifelong interest. Open skate is open to homeschool students every Friday. Skate Rental is included. Please check monthly schedule for any possible changes. AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 LOCATION: ACIR F, 8/25-12/16, 1:15PM-2:45PM

Registration Call the front desk at 972.912.1097 or register in person at the Allen Community Ice Rink. 56 A L L E N P A R K S . O R G


ICE RINK

Introduction to Ice Skating Introductory skating lessons are designed to teach participants of all ages forward and backward skating, proper falling, dips and stops. This is a 30-minute class that includes skate rental and additional open skating passes. COST: Fall- $77 (7 weeks) | Pre-Winter $88 (8 weeks) TOT 1 (3-4 YEARS)

FALL: 7 WEEKS T, 8/29-10/10, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 8/31-10/12, 5:45PM-6:15PM SA, 9/02-10/14, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 9/02-10/14, 10:30AM-11:00AM PRE-WINTER: 8 WEEKS (NO CLASSES 11/20-11/25) T, 10/17-12/12, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 10/19-12/14, 5:45PM-6:15PM SA, 10/21-12/16, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 10/20-12/16, 10:30AM-11:00AM

5-7 YEARS

FALL: 7 WEEKS T, 8/29-10/10, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 8/29-10/10, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 8/31-10/12, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 8/31-10/12, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 9/02-10/14, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 9/02-10/14, 11:00AM-11:30AM PRE-WINTER: 8 WEEKS (NO CLASSES 11/20-11/25) T, 10/17-12/12, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 10/17-12/12, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 10/19-12/14, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 10/19-12/14, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 10/21-12/16, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 10/21-12/16, 11:00AM-11:30AM

8-14 YEARS

FALL: 7 WEEKS T, 8/29-10/10, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 8/29-10/10, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 8/31-10/12, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 8/31-10/12, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 9/02-10/14, 10:00AM-10:30PM SA, 9/02-10/14, 11:00AM-11:30AM PRE-WINTER: 8 WEEKS (NO CLASSES 11/20-11/25) T, 10/17-12/12, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 10/17-12/12, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 10/19-12/14, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 10/19-12/14, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 10/21-12/16, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 10/21-12/16, 11:00AM-11:30AM

15 YEARS-ADULT

FALL: 7 WEEKS T, 8/29-10/10, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 8/31-10/12, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 9/02-10/14, 11:00AM-11:30AM PRE-WINTER: 8 WEEKS (NO CLASSES 11/20-11/25) T, 10/17-12/12, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 10/19-12/14, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 10/21-12/16, 11:00AM-11:30AM

HOMESCHOOL INTRODUCTION TO SKATING CLASS

AGE: 5-14 | COST: $44 (4-week semesters) LOCATION: ACIR FALL 1: F, 8/25-9/15, 1:15PM-1:45PM FALL 2: F, 9/22-10/13, 1:15PM-1:45PM PRE-WINTER 1: F, 10/20-11/10, 1:15PM1:45PM PRE-WINTER 2: F, 11/17-12/15, 1:15PM1:45PM (NO CLASSES 11/24)

INTRODUCTION TO ICE SKATING HOLIDAY CLASS Spend your holiday break learning to ice skate. Skate rental, 30-minute instruction and open skate included. Pre-registration is required, and space is limited. Learn more by calling 972.912.1097, or stop by during customer service hours. AGE: 3-4, 5-7, 8-13, 14+ | COST: $15 (One-day class) LOCATION: ACIR T, 12/26, 12:30PM-1:00PM W, 12/27, 12:30PM-1:00PM TH, 12/28, 12:30PM-1:00PM T, 1/02, 12:30PM-1:00PM W, 1/03, 12:30PM-1:00PM TH, 1/04, 12:30PM-1:00PM

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AT H L E T I C S

IN ALLEN

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

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Registration Dates FA L L (OUTDOOR)

FA L L L AT E (OUTDOOR)

FA L L (INDOOR)

FA L L L AT E (INDOOR)

SPRING (INDOOR)

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

SPRING (OUTDOOR)

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

July 10-Aug. 7 Aug. 14-Sept. 5 Jan. 2-Jan. 22 Jan. 2-Feb. 5

Aug. 8-14

Sept. 6-11 Jan. 23-Jan. 29 Feb. 6-Feb. 12

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

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

214.509.4810

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

214.509.4809

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


Adult Sport Leagues S TA RT DAT E

L AT E CO S T

FOR M AT

$345/ $525

$370/ $550

8 Game Season + Playoffs / 16 Game Season (Double Headers) + Playoffs

$325

$350

10 Game Season + Playoffs

$225

$250

8 Game Season + Playoffs

$350

$375

8 Game Season + Playoffs

$425

$450

8 Game Season + Single Elimination Tournament

$255

$280

8 Game Season (Double Headers) + Single Elimination Tournament

$515

$540

8 Game Season + Playoffs

$20/ P LAYE R

X

8 Game Season + Single Elimination Tournament

$260

$285

8 Game Season + Single Elimination Tournament

CO S T

FALL

ME N ’S & CO- REC S OF T BAL L

8/28 S P R IN G

2/26 FALL

CO-REC K ICK BAL L

9/01 S P R IN G

3/02

ME N ’S & CO- REC 5- ON - 5 F L AG FO OT BAL L

FALL

8/28 S P R IN G

2/26 FALL

M E N ’S 8- ON - 8 FLAG FO OT BAL L

8/29 S P R IN G

2/27 FALL

M E N ’S BAS K E T BAL L

M E N ’S & WOM E N 'S 3 - O N -3 BAS K E T BAL L M E N ’S , WOM E N ’S & CO- REC S O CCE R

9/26 S P R IN G

2/13 FALL

9/27 S P R IN G

2/21 FALL

8/28 S P R IN G

2/26 FALL

CO-REC ULT IM AT E F RIS BE E

WOM E N ’S & CO- REC VO L L E YBAL L

8/31 S P R IN G

3/01 FALL

9/25 S P R IN G

2/12

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

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

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


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

Drop-In Clinics Primarily aimed at those people who are looking to hit the ball better while learning with like-minded students. (Plane Truth Staff) PROGRAMS OFFERED: • Short Game Clinics • Putting Clinics • Aimpoint Instruction

Dates and times of the clinics are to be determined. Contact The Courses at Watters Creek Golf Shop at 214.509.4653 for more information.

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

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

Plan y o u r n ex t s p ec i al occa s i o n a t o ne of our pa rk pav ilio n s o r rec re a ti on fac i l i t ies !

Bi r t h d a y Par t ie s S h owe r s & Ce l e bra t i o n s Fam i l y G e t Toge t h e rs For m ore i nfo r m a t io n , See pa g e s 6 4 -6 7


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

C.A.R.E.

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

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


R E N TA L S

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

Bounce Houses

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

For more information, please call 214.509.4714.

Bounce houses are welcome in City of Allen parks and require an additional $25 fee charged upon notifying the Parks and Recreation department of your plans. Once confirmed, staff will then mark a safe spot (away from buried electrical lines, irrigation, etc.) for bounce house set up. The City of Allen has a list of pre-approved vendors for bounce house rentals. These vendors have insurance policies on file with the Allen Parks and Recreation Department. 64 A L L E N P A R K S . O R G


R E N TA L S

Available Facilities ADDRESS

RESIDENT

NONRESIDENT

R E S TROOMS

1201 E. Bethany

$40/hour

$80/hour

YES

BETHANY LAKES

745 S. Allen Heights

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

BETHANY RIDGE

1218 E. Bethany

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

1405 Bradford Trace

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

B R I D G E W AT E R CROSSING

1919 Deer Creek

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

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

701 Angel 701 Angel

$40/hour $40/hour

$80/hour $80/hour

YES YES

622 Rainforest 904 Comanche

$15/hour $40/hour

$30/hour $80/hour

NO

FORD EAST

705 Whitman

$25/hour

$50/hour

YES

FORD WEST

630 Park Place

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

GLENDOVER

1290 Scottsman

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

GREEN

1305 Comanche

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

LOST CREEK

1525 Charleston

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

LOST CREEK THE BLUFFS

1608 Allen Heights

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

ORCHARDS PA R K

1705 Lake Travis

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

QUAIL RUN

920 Pelican

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

1900 Country Brook

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

1540 Edelweiss

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

SUNCREEK

601 Alma

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

W AT T E R S CROSSING

Bel Air at Newport

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

PAV I L I O N AMENITIES @ JFRC

BRADFORD CROSSING

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

S TA C Y R I D G E STORY

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R E N TA L S

Facility Rentals Allen Community Ice Rink

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

Allen Senior Recreation Center

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

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

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

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R E N TA L S

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

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

The Courses at Watters Creek

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

The Edge

Lakeside Clubhouse

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

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

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R E G I S T R AT I O N FA L L 2 0 1 7

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

Registration Methods

RESIDENT

NONRESIDENT

Aug. 14

Aug. 16

WA L K- U P

Walk-in registration accepted during regular facility hours.

FA X - I N

WHAT YOU’LL NEED: Account PIN and Login ID

ONLINE

To obtain this information, call 214.509.4750 or 214.509.4770.

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

PAYMENTS ACCEPTED: Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card A $1 convenience fee will be added to each online transaction and are non-refundable.

A completed registration form that includes your credit card information can be faxed to 214.509.4759 or 214.509.4789.

AllenParks.org

M A I L- I N

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

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

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OR

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


R E G I S T R AT I O N

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

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

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

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

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

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


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Celebrate The Holidays With The City of Allen!

For young and old, there truly is something for everyone during the holiday season in Allen! Allen Parks and Recreation is proud to offer a number of great celebrations, festivities and holiday happenings that are sure to warm the heart even in freezing temperatures. For more details,see pages 19-23 or visit the merriest of websites, AllenParks.org

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LIFE Guide (Fall 2017 Edition)  
LIFE Guide (Fall 2017 Edition)  

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