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Winter/Spring 2019 CITY OF ALLEN PA R KS & R E C R E AT I O N ACTIVITY GUIDE

JANUARY 1 - APRIL 29 R EG I ST R AT I O N Resident: December 10 Non-Resident: December 12


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. LIFEINALLEN.ORG


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Welcome to the Many people start the year by taking stock of things they want to change. Maybe you’ve vowed to get in better shape, try a new hobby or spend more quality time with your family. While I’ve never been one to make resolutions, I do like setting goals. And picking up a copy of the LIFE in Allen Activity Guide is a great way to get started with your own.

Stephen Terrell, Mayor CITY OF ALLEN

If you’re aiming for physical fitness, there’s no better place to start than Allen's recreation centers. These top-notch facilities offer everything from weightlifting to swimming to yoga to ice skating. If you sign up for an annual membership from January 2-9, you’ll even get your first three months free! We have also partnered with experienced fitness, music and STEAM instructors to offer engaging lessons for all ages. Stumped for spring break activities? Browse affordable camps and classes for ages K-12. Speaking of spring, we hope you’ll join us to celebrate the season at our annual Eggcellent Family Adventure on Saturday, April 13 from 9:00AM-12:00PM at Allen Civic Plaza. With new skills, better health and fun events on the horizon, 2019 might just be your best year yet!

Letter from the Mayor

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

Who We Are MISSION Enhancing lives and enriching the community through Parks and Recreation experiences.

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

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

C I TY STA F F

Peter H. Vargas, City Manager

A D M I N I ST 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. Matt Cobb, Marketing Mgr. Robert Townsend, Admin. Services Mgr. Jennifer Robinson, Support Specialist Keith Marchand, Reservations Coordinator Anna-Marie Underwood, Special Events Coordinator Donna Ludwig, Senior Admin. Assistant Cury Santiago, Admin. Assistant

PA R KS & R E C R E AT I O N BOARD

Tom Cowart, Paul Davidson, Michael Smiddy, John Holley, Geoben Johnson III, Tricia Losavio, LaReeda Rentie

PLANNING SERVICES

Matt McComb, Park Planning & Development Mgr. Laura Cuellar, Park Planner Kelly McGinnis, Project/Grant Coordinator Robert Ferron, Parks Development Inspector

SITE AND FACILITY SERVICES

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

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


WH AT ’ S I N S I D E

Letter from the Mayor 3 Who We Are 4 Table of Contents 5 Facilities Allen Community Ice Rink 6 Allen Senior Recreation Center 8 Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium 10 Joe Farmer Recreation Center 12 The Courses at Watters Creek 14 The Edge 16 Special Events 18 Programming Young Children 22 Youth 26 Camps 32 SNAP 34 Teens & Adults 41 Seniors 51 Aquatics 56 Adult Athletics 62 Ice Rink 64 Golf 66 Rentals Pavilion Rentals 68 Facility Rentals 70 Registration 72 Special Insert: Parks & Trails Map 37-40

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

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

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Grab your Easter basket, the Easter Bunny’s coming to Allen! Read more about the 2019 Eggcellent Family Adventure and the Eggcellent Eggdrop on page 21.

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

Facility Hours* M-F 6:00AM-9:30AM SA 8:00AM-5:00PM 3:00PM-8:00PM SU 12:00PM-5:00PM *Facility and open skate hours vary depending on season and programming. Call front desk for information.

Admission Fees OPEN SKATE FREESTYLE STICK TIMES SKATE RENTALS

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

Punch Cards For Skating & Hockey FREESTYLE

Available for 10, 100 and 150 Hours

STICK TIMES

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

For savings, purchase punch cards at ACIR Front Desk.

Rentals See pages 70-71 for information.

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Activities

ALLEN EVENT CENTER

Center Supervisor: Timmy Vessakosol

SPECIAL EVENTS It's Great to Skate Valentine's Open Skate Spring Break Open Skate Easter Open Skate ICE RINK WITH 28 FT CORNER RADIUS

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SKATING LESSONS Introduction to Skating Learn to Skate Homeschool Skating Advanced Figure Skating OPEN SKATES Adult Skate Homeschool Skate HOCKEY Introduction to Hockey Learn to Play Hockey Institute of Allen Stick Time Hockey 1 Adult Skills LEAGUES Jr. Americans Adult Instructional Adult D & D2 Over 35 Women's Elite

Amenities Find Ice Rink programming on pages 64-65!

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

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

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

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

Daily Lunch Freshly prepared meals are served MondayFriday from 12-1PM 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 51-55!

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


Membership RESIDENT*

NON-RESIDENT

$5

$24

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

Rentals

Location 451 St. Mary Dr. Allen, TX 75002

Contact 214.509.4820

Center Supervisor: Julie Olles

See pages 70-71 for information.

Activities SPECIAL EVENTS Volunteer Kick-Off Meeting Monthly Dances TRAVEL Louisiana Tulip River Boat Cruise Memphis Tunica South Dakota FITNESS Line Dancing Yoga Pilates SilverSneakers® Chair Yoga Chair Volleyball Tai Chi Zumba Gold

50+

ASRC is for people ARTS & CRAFTS Painting Art Appreciation Ceramics Jewelry Making Drawing

years of age including spouses

EDUCATION Seminars Lunch & Learns AARP Driver Safety Mental Aerobics

Annual membership is

SOCIAL Daily Lunch Card Games Stitching Time Billiards Ping Pong Clubs Garden Group

for residents

$5

Most programs are

Free or Low-Cost ASRC features a:

Fitness Room

with Cardio

Equipment and a

6,000

Square Foot Multi-Purpose Room

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium Swimming the lazy river and playing in one of Allen’s largest indoor pools are exciting aquatic experiences that all ages can enjoy at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium! Children can make friends on the play structure and flume slide. Adults can improve fitness in group classes.

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

SA SU

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

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

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

Rentals See pages 70-71 for information.

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

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


Annual & Seasonal Memberships

Location

RESIDENT*

NON-RESIDENT

Adults (18+)

$170

$245

Senior (50+)

$135

$205

Youth (14-17)

$135

$205

Youth (3-13)

$85

$155

Youth (2 & under) Free

Free

3 Months (14)

$60

$85

6 Months (14)

$100

$145

Family

$550

$575

Adults (18+)

$5

Senior (50+)

$3

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

$4

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

Contact 214.509.4770

Center Supervisor: Jonathan McCloskey

Activities

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

Daily Swim Admission

110 Rivercrest Blvd. Allen, TX 75002

SPECIAL EVENTS Duck Derby Indoor Triathalon Cardboard Boat Race Under the Sea Easter Adventure WATER EDUCATION Lifeguard Training CPR/First Aid Water Safety Instructor LEARN TO SWIM Minnows (Ages 3-5) Sharks (Ages 6-12) Parent/Child Aquatics Adapted Aquatics Adult Lessons WATER FITNESS Deep Water Courses Power Splash River Robics Shallow Water Works Total Fitness SilverSneakersÂŽ LAND FITNESS Pilates Yoga Zumba Core Endurance Personal Training

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center Sounds of basketballs dribbling, weights clanking and laughter at the foosball table are heard daily at Joe Farmer Recreation Center. Programs offer chances to learn new leisure and social skills, develop healthy lifestyles and experience unique recreation activities. Join the community and make fitness a new routine! 12 L I F E I N A L L E N . O R G

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

SA SU

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

Activities SPECIAL EVENTS Suit Up For Success-Part III Drive-In Movie Outdoor Adventure Day Geocache Easter Egg Hunt Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Community Garage Sale PERFORMING ARTS Music Dance LIFE INTERESTS Digital Photography Parenting Skills

Rentals

CAMPS Camp S.T.A.R. Outdoor Survival Camp PERSONAL FITNESS Personal Training Pilates Tai-Chi Yoga Zumba SPORTS Archery Basketball Fencing Martial Arts Soccer

See pages 70-71 for information. Find JFRC programming throughout the guide in the Special Events, Camps, Young Children, Youth and Teens & Adults 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

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

1201 E. Bethany Dr. Allen, TX 75002

Contact 214.509.4750

Center Supervisor: Xierra Alexis

Daily Admission With Member

$5

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

SQUARE FOOT FACILITY

Official Height Basketball Goals

Lane Indoor Track 17 Laps = 1 Mile

Racquetball & Handball Courts

Game Room with Table Tennis, Air Hockey & Foosball

Fitness Room with Cardiovascular Machines, Weight Machines and Free Weights I N A L L E N 13


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

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Rates with Carts* THE TRADITIONS COURSE (18 HOLES) Weekday Weekday Prime (M-TH) Weekday Twilight #1 Weekday Twilight #2 Seniors/Allen Residents Weekday (M-TH)

$45 $35 $25 $35

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

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

THE PLAYERS COURSE (9 HOLES) M-SU (up to 18 holes)

$25

Seniors/Allen Residents (up to 18 holes)

$21

THE FUTURES COURSE (6 HOLES) Daily Rates (M-SU) Junior Rates (12 years & under)

$10 $6

Book your tee time at WattersCreekGolf.com!


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 offers a 9-hole FootGolf course! FootGolf is a combination of soccer and golf.

Find Golf programming on pages 66-67!

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 Senior Clinics Demo Days VENUE PRACTICE Lighted Driving Range The Futures (Short) Course Short Game Area CLUBHOUSE Grill 33 Pavilion Pro Shop SERVICES Custom Club Fitting Club Repair

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

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The Edge Facility Hours M-F 3:00PM-8:00PM SA 12:00PM-8:00PM SU 1:00PM-6:00PM *Open at noon during AISD school holidays.

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

Activities SPECIAL EVENTS Fitness Boot Camp Visitor Center Lock-In Zumba 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 LifeInAllen.org.


Media Room Annual Membership Youth (10-17)

Location

RESIDENT*

NON-RESIDENT

$10

$20

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

Skate Park

201 St. Mary Dr. Allen, TX 75002

Contact 214.509.4760

Center Supervisor: Billy Diaz

Skate Park Admission

BMX Track In-Line Hockey

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

Guest Admission With Member

$3

Must be within the facility age range.

Rentals

FEET OF DIRT TRACK

SQUARE FEET OF STREET FIXTURES, BOWLS AND TRANSITIONS

LIGHTED & SUITABLE FOR YOUTH AND ADULT PLAY

See pages 70-71 for information. Find The Edge's programming throughout the guide in the Special Events, Camps, Young Children, Youth and Teen & Adult sections!

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Special Events ASRC VOLUNTEER KICK-OFF MEETING

Learn how to become a volunteer, whether at a recreation center or park, an event or on-going activity, with a group or individually. There are many ways to get involved! Open volunteer enrollment is available in January and February. AGE: 50+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: ASRC 9509, F, 1/25, 10:00AM-12:00PM

IT’S GREAT TO SKATE

Come try ice skating for free! Participants receive 30 minutes of instruction followed by 60-minute open skate. Pre-registration is required and opens January 17. AGE: 3+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: ACIR SA, 2/02, 3:30PM-5:00PM

DUCK DERBY

Think you have the fastest duck in Allen? Purchase your "Racing Duck" from the Nat, decorate and return it to the Nat for judging by 5:00PM, 2/08. The races will be in the Lazy River, and awards will be given to the fastest and best decorated ducks. AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 (Duck Decorating Contest Only)/$8 (Duck Decorating and Derby Race) LOCATION: DRN 8952, SA, 2/09, 10:00AM-12:00PM

VALENTINE’S OPEN SKATE

Come join the ACIR for their Valentine’s Open Skate. Entry will be buy-one, getone free, so you and your date can have a fun-filled day. AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 entry/$3 skate rental LOCATION: ACIR SU, 2/10, 1:00PM-3:00PM

Find SNAP Dances and additional SNAP programming on pages 34-35! 18 L I F E I N A L L E N . O R G


SPECIAL EVENTS INDOOR TRIATHLON AT DRN

CARDBOARD BOAT RACE

AGE: 14+ | COST: $25 individual/$45 team LOCATION: DRN 9545, SU, 3/03, 7:30 AM 9547, SU, 3/03, 7:50 AM 9548, SU, 3/03, 8:10 AM 9549, SU, 3/03, 8:30 AM 9550, SU, 3/03, 8:50 AM 9551, SU, 3/03, 9:10 AM 9552, SU, 3/03, 9:30 AM 9553, SU, 3/03, 9:50 AM 9554, SU, 3/03, 10:10 AM 9546, SU, 3/03, 10:30 AM

AGE: 8-17 | COST: $10 LOCATION: DRN 8960, SA, 3/23, 1:00PM-2:30PM

Come experience the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium annual indoor triathlon! The indoor triathlon will consist of a 15-minute swim, 15-minute cycle on an upright bike, and a 15-minute run with 5 minute transition to each segment. Registration closes February 22.

SUIT UP FOR SUCCESS – PART III Register today for this three-part, year-round professional development program. Part III includes a career fair, on-site interviews and a door prize. AGE: 15+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: JFRC 8467, SA, 3/09, 11:00AM-1:30PM

SPRING BREAK OPEN SKATE

Come join the ACIR to have a fun time before heading back to school. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to Allen Community Outreach and receive free skate rental. AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 entry/$3 skate rental LOCATION: ACIR SA, 3/09, 11:15AM-1:45PM

DRIVE-IN MOVIE AT JFRC

Come experience a movie with family and friends from the comfort of your car at our drive-in movie. AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 9197, SA, 3/09, 6:30PM-8:30PM

EASTER OPEN SKATE

Come join the ACIR for their Easter Open Skate. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Allen Community Outreach and receive free skate rental. There will be activities and an opportunity to have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. AGE: All Ages | COST: $5 LOCATION: ACIR SA, 3/21, 11:45AM-1:45PM

Cardboard boat races are coming to the Nat! Get creative and construct a boat, raft or floating craft entirely of cardboard. Teams include a captain, first mate and up to a 4-person support team. Judging based on design, creativity, team spirit and speed.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE DAY

Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or novice, this day is for you! You and your family will learn and enjoy new ways to experience the great outdoors right here at Bethany Lakes Park. Let the adventure begin! AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 8990, SA, 3/30, 9:00AM-3:00PM

EGGCELLENT FAMILY ADVENTURE

Grab your Easter basket because the Easter Bunny’s coming to town! Kids can visit tables hosted by local organizations and businesses for eggs, candy and goodies. Activities include games, crafts, face paint, bounce house and the popular STEAM event the Eggcellent Egg Drop. Contact: 214.509.4707. AGE: All Ages | COST: FREE LOCATION: Allen Civic Plaza SA, 4/13, 9:00AM-12:00PM

GEOCACHE EASTER EGG HUNT

Experience one of the fastest growing activities in the world. Geocaching is a real-world treasure hunt with all kinds of new prizes and adventures behind every turn. Join us for an eggcellent time! AGE: 7-13 | COST: $10 LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 8989, SU, 4/14, 1:00PM-2:00PM

BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY

Come join the Easter Bunny for breakfast and pictures! Have fun socializing with friends while you create fun spring crafts and enjoy story time with our furry friend! Breakfast and Tiny Tots are included in the fee for children. Breakfast for parents is an additional $6. AGE: 6 months-6 | COST: $10 LOCATION: JFRC 9103, T, 4/16, 9:00AM-11:30PM

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SPECIAL EVENTS

VOLUNTEER TODAY! UNDER THE SEA EASTER ADVENTURE

Egg Hunters collect as many eggs as possible in the time allowed. Register by age group, and arrive 15 minutes early. Swim attire required. Age 6 and under must have a parent in the water. Bags given to collect eggs. Get Easter Bunny photos and treats. Pre-registration required by April 18. AGE: 1-12 | COST: $10 LOCATION: DRN AGE: 1-6 8953, SA, 4/20, 10:00AM 8954, SA, 4/20, 10:15AM 8955, SA, 4/20, 10:30AM AGE: 7-8 8956, SA, 4/20, 10:45AM 8957, SA, 4/20, 11:00AM AGE 9-10 8958, SA, 4/20, 11:15AM AGE: 11-12 8959, SA, 4/20, 11:30AM

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE

Sell those items you were thinking of throwing away or discover a variety of treasures at bargain prices! Become a vendor by registering today. Each space is 17'x10', vendors must provide their own tables and chairs. Browsing is free to the public. AGE: 17+ | COST: $25 One space/$40 Two spaces/$55 Three spaces LOCATION: Parking Lot/JFRC 9006, SA, 4/27, 7:00AM-12:00PM

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

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


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Young Children Arts & Crafts

Parent & Me

YOUNG REMBRANDTS: PRESCHOOL DRAWING

ABRAKADOODLE: ALL MY SENSES

The Young Rembrandts preschool program uses subjects like animals and toys, and 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 9706, M, 1/14-2/11, 5:00PM-5:45PM 9707, M, 2/25-3/25, 5:00PM-5:45PM 9708, M, 4/01-4/29, 5:00PM-5:45PM

You and your child can touch it, smell it, see it, taste it! Go beyond what you see and have fun making art that you can touch, smell, hear, and taste too! (S. Reed) AGE: 20-36 months | COST: $68 LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/JFRC 9129, M, 2/25-3/25, 10:00AM-11:00AM

ABRAKADOODLE: ARTIST LIKE ME You and your child can do what famous artists do! Design, build, and paint in the styles of Impressionist, Op Artists, abstract Expressionists and more! (S. Reed) AGE: 20-36 months | COST: $68 LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/JFRC 9130, M, 1/28-2/18, 10:00AM-10:50AM

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

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YOUNG CHILDREN KINDERMUSIK: FIDDLE DEE DEE

You and your toddler will meet many animals in our books, activities and songs. Your toddler will develop rhythm and language skills. There is a special emphasis on stringed instruments. $70 supply fee due to the instructor. (J. Roemer) AGE: 18 months-3.5 | COST: $163 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 9169, M, 1/28-4/29, 10:30AM-11:15AM

KINDERMUSIK: FOUNDATIONS

Bring more rhythm into your baby’s day as well as develop lasting learning skills. Use Mother Goose nursery rhymes to develop communication strategies though listening activities, sign language and more! $70 supply fee due to the instructor. (J. Roemer) AGE: Newborn-17 months | COST: $163 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 9170, M, 1/28-4/29, 11:30AM-12:15AM

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. (DRN Staff) AGE: 6 months-4 | COST: $30 Members/ $40 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 9442, SA, 2/02-2/23, 9:05AM-9:35AM 9443, SA, 3/02-3/30, 9:05AM-9:35AM 9444, SA, 4/06-4/27, 9:05AM-9:35AM

SOCCER SPARKS (2-3.5 YEARS)

Designed for those first experiencing the sport or soccer, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques such as dribbling, passing, shooting and teamwork. Parent participation is required. (D. Parvanov). AGE: 2-3.5 | COST: $75 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 9041, SA, 1/19-2/23, 10:00AM-10:30AM 9042, SA, 3/09-4/20, 9:00AM-9:30AM

TINY TOTS - OPEN GYM

Children will have fun socializing with others in a gym full of age-appropriate, safe play equipment and bounce house! On the second and third Tuesday of the month, enjoy Parents Corner or Tiny Works. Parents must be in attendance during playtime. AGE: 6 months-6 | COST: FREE Members/ $3 Non-Members LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 9632, T, 1/08, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9633, T, 1/15, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9634, T, 1/22, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9635, T, 1/29, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9636, T, 2/05, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9637, T, 2/12, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9639, T, 2/19, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9640, T, 2/26, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9641, T, 3/05, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9642, T, 3/19, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9643, T, 3/26, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9644, T, 4/02, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9645, T, 4/09, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9647, T, 4/26, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9648, T, 4/30, 10:00AM-11:30AM

Performing Arts BILINGUAL MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

Designed to develop bilingualism, motor skills, social-emotional aptitude and other basic learning abilities for young children. Bond with your child in this bilingual experience. $10 supply fee due to the instructor on the first day of class. (L. Gomez) AGE: 3-7 | COST: $73 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 9181, TH, 1/10-1/31, 10:30AM-11:15AM 9182, TH, 2/07-2/28, 10:30AM-11:15AM 9183, TH, 3/07-3/28, 10:30AM-11:15AM 9184, TH, 4/04-4/25, 10:30AM-11:15AM

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YOUNG CHILDREN 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 step. (C. Mooney) AGE: 3-6 | COST: $57 LOCATION: Racquetball Court 1/JFRC 9115, T, 1/08-1/29, 4:00PM-5:00PM 9531, T, 2/05-2/26, 4:00PM-5:00PM 9532, T, 3/05-3/26, 4:00PM-5:00PM 9533, T, 4/02-4/23, 4:00PM-5:00PM

DANCING STARS: HIP HOP COMBO Class is designed to teach ballet and hip-hop fusion; everything you would learn at a studio without studio pricing! The last class will be a recital show. $40 costume fee due the instructor. (T. Velasquez) AGE: 3-5 | COST: $165 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 9110, T, 2/05-4/30, 11:15AM-12:00PM

KINDERMUSIK: TOYS I MAKE

Using the theme of toy shop, your child will make pretend-creations with rhythm and songs. Use imaginary saw, hammer and nail to build your child’s sense of sequence of events to help make child ideas a reality. $70 supply fee due to the instructor. (J. Roemer) AGE: 3.5-5 | COST: $163 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 9168, M, 1/28-4/29, 9:30AM-10:15AM

SUZUKI BEGINNER CLASS

Build a musical foundation for successful instrumental lessons. Sing, dance to the violin and play Simon Says on a giant music staff. Parent must be present. Fee is for 8 classes. (L. Marshall) AGE: 2-8 | COST: $103 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 9123, F, 1/11-4/12, 5:45PM-6:30PM

Sports ALL STAR: TUMBLING

This class is all tumbling from forward rolls to cartwheels, we will be on the move! Enjoy fun games and warmup activities. Each week will learn a new technique! (T. Velasquez) AGE: 2.5-5 | COST: $165 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 9108, T, 2/05-4/30, 12:15PM-1:00PM

SKYHAWKS CHEERLEADING

Skyhawks cheerleading teaches young athletes all the essential skills to lead the crowd and support the home team. Skyhawks cheer will ensure that each camper will learn cheers, proper hand and body movement as well as proper jumping technique. (Skyhawks) AGE: 3-6 | COST: $72 LOCATION: Racquetball Court/JFRC AGE: 3-4 9461, T, 1/08-2/12, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9462, T, 2/26-4/09, 6:00PM-7:00PM AGE: 5-6 9459, TH, 1/10-2/14, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9460, TH, 2/28-4/11, 6:00PM-7:00PM

SKYHAWKS MULTI SPORT

This class is designed to introduce young athletes to three different sports. For this class, we combine football, baseball and track & field into one fun-filled week. Athletes will learn the essentials of each sport through skill-based games/ scrimmages. (Skyhawks) AGE: 5-7 | COST: $72 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 9463, M, 1/07-2/11, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9464, M, 2/25-4/08, 6:00PM-7:00PM

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 9021, SU, 1/06-1/27, 1:30PM-2:30PM 9022, SU, 2/03-2/24, 1:30PM-2:30PM 9023, SU, 3/03-3/31, 1:30PM-2:30PM 9024, SU, 4/07-4/28, 1:30PM-2:30PM

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SOCCER SPARKS (3-4 YEARS) WEDNESDAYS

Designed to spark the passion for the game in young players, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques such as dribbling, passing, shooting and teamwork. This class transitions the child from parent to individual participation. (D. Parvanov) AGE: 3-4 | COST: $75 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 9043, W, 1/16-2/20, 3:45PM-4:15PM 9044, W, 3/06-4/17, 4:30PM-5:00PM

SOCCER SPARKS (3-4 YEARS) SATURDAYS

Designed to spark the passion for the game in young players, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques such as dribbling, passing, shooting and teamwork. This class transitions the child from parent to individual participation. (D. Parvanov) AGE: 3-4 | COST: $75 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 9045, SA, 1/19-2/23, 10:35AM-11:05AM 9046, SA, 3/09-4/20, 9:35AM-10:05AM

SOCCER SPARKS (4-5 YEARS)

Designed to spark the passion for the game in young players, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques such as dribbling, passing, shooting and teamwork. This class transitions the child from parent to individual participation. (D. Parvanov) AGE: 4-5 | COST: $75 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 9047, SA, 1/19-2/23, 11:10AM-11:55AM 9048, SA, 3/09-4/20, 10:10AM-10:55AM

STRETCH-N-GROW: FUNTASTIC FITNESS

Stretch-N-Grow fitness is your child’s first step into sports development program. We will focus on exercising large muscle groups along with motor skill development. Each week will have a new theme and fun music. (T. Velasquez) AGE: 3-5 | COST: $165 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 9111, T, 2/05-4/30, 11:15AM-12:00PM

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


Youth Activities ARCADE GAMES-ONLINE GAME DEVELOPMENT

This class gives students a look at online game development and puts them in the driver’s seat of simple game creation. Students will develop online games including arcade style, platform and other interactive games they can publish and share online. (Youth Tech Staff) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $120 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 9709, SA, 2/02-2/09, 9:00AM-12:00PM

CODE STUDIO

Students will create virtual apps and write their own programs that they can share with friends and family. This course makes learning to code fun and explores problem solving and programming logic. (Youth Tech Staff) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 9713, SA, 3/02-3/09, 1:00PM-4:00PM

GAMING AND CODING

Students spend the morning taking an interactive look at coding and building virtual apps to share with friends. In the afternoon, students build simple video games combining the art of video game design and animation to create interactive characters. (Youth Tech Staff)

AGE: 6-12 | COST: $230 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 9714, SA, 3/02-3/09, 9:00AM-4:00PM

iGAME CREATORS

This is an introductory course for younger students who want to learn to build simple video games. This course combines the art of video game design and animation to create interactive characters that fly around the screen. (Youth Tech Staff) AGE: 6-10 | COST: $125 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 9710, SA, 2/02-2/09, 1:00PM-4:00PM 9712, SA, 3/02-3/09, 9:00AM-12:00PM

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YOUTH iGAME DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

SCOOTER CLINICS BY CUSTOM SCOOTERS

AGE: 6-12 | COST: $225 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 9711, SA, 2/02-2/09, 9:00AM-4:00PM

AGE: 5-30 | COST: $60 LOCATION: Skate Park/TE 9697, M, 2/04-3/04, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9698, M, 4/01-4/22, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9699, M, 5/06-5/27, 6:30PM-7:30PM

This workshop offers students the chance to build stand-alone games as well as online games that they can share with friends and families. This is a great introductory class for students who like to game and want to build their own games. (Youth Tech Staff)

NIGHT HIKE

Enjoy some time off the beaten path while experiencing outdoor life at night. On this hike, participants will learn about nocturnal animals and how senses change with fading light. Children under 12 years must be accompanied by a registered adult. (JFRC Staff) AGE: 6+ | COST: $10 LOCATION: Off-site 9201, SA, 3/02, 8:00PM-9:30PM 9202, SA, 4/13, 8:00PM-9:30PM

ROBOTICS-BATTLE BOTS

Working in small teams, students will design robotics systems to compete in fun activities. Each day your team's robot will have to morph to better adapt and compete. Students will compete in the battle bots competition at the end of the camp. (Youth Tech Staff) AGE: 9-15 | COST: $150 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 9715, M-TH, 3/11-3/14, 9:00AM-12:00PM

ROCK WALL CLIMBING

Have you ever dreamed of climbing in the great outdoors? Learn rock wall climbing basics in this fun and interactive class. We'll have you climbing in no time! AGE: 5+ | COST: $35 LOCATION: Rock Wall/DRN 9080, T/TH, 1/22-1/31, 7:30PM-8:30PM 9081, T/TH, 3/19-3/28, 7:30PM-8:30PM

The Custom Scooters team will cover equipment maintenance, safety, park etiquette and tricks. Students learn park tricks and flat ground tricks that can be practiced at home. Team Riders will demonstrate all tricks and help students as they practice. (Custom Scooters Team)

VIDEO GAME DESIGN

This course provides students with a fun interactive look at the world of video game design and development. Students will learn the basics of video game design and produce several different interactive video games to share with their friends and family. (Youth Tech Staff) AGE: 9-15 | COST: $175 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 9716, M-TH, 3/11-3/14, 1:00PM-4:00PM

Arts & Crafts ABRAKADOODLE WORLD MONUMENTS ART CLASS

This art class celebrates amazing structures and buildings that humans have built across the planet! Explore reflections, symmetry, gradations and textures. Learn history of important cultures and monuments. Watercolor, printing techniques and more. (Abrakadoodle Staff) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $68 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 9690, W, 1/16-2/13, 5:30PM-6:30PM 9774, W, 2/27-3/06, 5:30PM-6:30PM

CERAMIC PAINTING: 6-12 YEARS

Get creative and paint your own ceramic pieces! Learn different techniques using paint, sponges, tapes and string to create one-of-a-kind ceramic bisque pieces. You’ll complete 4 projects. $25 supply fee due to the instructor on the first class. (S. Bliss) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $80 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 9122, SA, 2/02-3/09, 1:00PM-3:00PM

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YOUTH

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. Beginner's welcomed! (O. Olfet)

HOMESCHOOL ART WORKSHOP

Amaze the family with beautiful oil, watercolor or acrylic painting in this fun and inspiring class. Learn color mixing, color wheel and brushstrokes. You’ll be proud to frame and hang your finished masterpiece! $15 supply fee due to the instructor. (Robert Garden Ent.) AGE: 5-13 | COST: $15 LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/JFRC 9165, TH, 1/24, 1:30PM-3:00PM 9166, TH, 2/21, 1:30PM-3:00PM 9167, TH, 3/21, 1:30PM-3:00PM

YOUNG REMBRANDTS: ELEMENTARY DRAWING/ CARTOONING

The Young Rembrandts elementary program provides the tools this agegroup 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 9703, M, 1/14-2/11, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9704, M, 2/25-3/25, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9705, M, 4/01-4/29, 6:00PM-7:00PM

AGE: 5-13 | COST: $75 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 9117, W, 1/09-1/30, 4:00PM-5:00PM 9118, W, 2/06-2/27, 4:00PM-5:00PM 9119, W, 3/06-3/27, 4:00PM-5:00PM 9120, W, 4/03-4/24, 4:00PM-5:00PM

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: 7-12 | COST: $33 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 9135, T, 1/22, 5:30PM-7:30PM 9136, T, 2/19, 5:30PM-7:30PM 9137, T, 4/02, 5:30PM-7:30PM 9138, T, 4/16, 5:30PM-7:30PM

MULTIPLICATION MAGIC

Every kid needs to learn their times tables at some point and this means practice! We will place fun in learning multiplication and develop your math skills while discovering its relevance in today's world. (S. Clemmer)

AGE: 7-12 | COST: $33 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 9177, TH, 1/24, 5:30PM-7:30PM 9178, TH, 2/21, 5:30PM-7:30PM 9179, TH, 3/21, 5:30PM-7:30PM 9180, TH, 4/18, 5:30PM-7:30PM

YOUNG REMBRANDTS: PRESCHOOL DRAWING

The Young Rembrandts preschool program uses subjects like animals and toys, and 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 9706, M, 1/14-2/11, 5:00PM-5:45PM 9707, M, 2/25-3/25, 5:00PM-5:45PM 9708, M, 4/01-4/29, 5:00PM-5:45PM

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Class and program times, dates and instrctors are subject to changes and cancellations. For questions or more information, contact the recreational facility.


YOUTH

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)

Performing Arts 5, 6, 7, 8 JAZZ!

Students get into the groove with their first jazz dance class designed to introduce children to the fundamentals of this rhythmic, high energy art form. Pop music & upbeat moves make this class a favorite! (C. Mooney) AGE: 5-9 | COST: $57 LOCATION: Racquetball Court 1/JFRC 9116, T, 1/08-1/29, 5:00PM-5:45PM 9520, T, 2/05-2/26, 5:00PM-5:45PM 9521, T, 3/05-3/26, 5:00PM-5:45PM 9522, T, 4/02-4/23, 5:00PM-5:45PM

DANCING STARS: BALLET

Dance class is tutu much fun! Class is designed to teach ballet technique, posture and stage presence; everything you would learn at a studio without studio pricing! The last class will be a recital show. $40 costume fee due to instructor. (T. Velasquez) AGE: 3-8 | COST: $165 LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/JFRC 9109, W, 2/06-5/01, 5:15PM-6:00PM

SUZUKI VIOLIN

This class will focus on ensemble skills for the Suzuki Violin student. Audition required to determine placement into appropriate level. Parent must be present. Fee is for 8 classes. (L. Marshall) AGE: 4-16 | COST: $103 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 9124, F, 1/11-4/12, 6:30PM-8:45PM

AGE: 5-13 | COST: $43-$63 LOCATION: Hillside Amphitheater/JFRC AGE: 5-7, $43 8994, SA, 1/05-1/26, 10:30AM-11:30AM 8995, SA, 2/02-2/23, 10:30AM-11:30AM 8996, SA, 3/02-3/30, 10:30AM-11:30AM 8997, SA, 4/06-4/27, 10:30AM-11:30AM AGE: 8-13, $63 8998, SA, 1/05-1/26, 11:45AM-12:45PM 8999, SA, 2/02-2/23, 11:45AM-12:45PM 9000, SA, 3/02-3/30, 11:45AM-12:45PM 9001, SA, 4/06-4/27, 11:45AM-12:45PM

BOWMEN HOMESCHOOL PE

Designed for sport exploration in a short time. Students enjoy ACTIVE play with dynamic warm-up, agility and sport-specific drills, and game rules and fundamentals. Enjoy classic games: kickball, dodgeball, wiffleball and capture the flag! (Bowmen Sports)

AGE: 5-13 | COST: $47 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 9002, T, 1/08- 1/29, 2:15PM-3:30PM 9003, T, 2/05-2/26, 2:15PM-3:30PM 9004, T, 3/05-3/26, 2:15PM-3:30PM 9005, T, 4/02-4/23, 2:15PM-3:30PM

COAST SPRING TRAINING

Get in shape for the upcoming COAST summer swim team season. This course will develop the four competitive strokes, competitive turns, starting from a block, and conditioning. Pre-requisite: Child must have passed Learn to Swim Level 3 within the last two months. (DRN Staff) AGE: 5+ | COST: $40 Members/$50 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9537, M/W, 1/07-1/30, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9538, T/TH, 1/08-1/31, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9539, M/W, 2/04-2/27, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9540, T/TH, 2/05-2/28, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9541, M/W, 3/04-3/27, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9542, T/TH, 3/05-3/28, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9543, M/W, 4/01-4/24, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9544, T/TH, 4/02-4/25, 7:00PM-7:30PM

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YOUTH MARTIAL ARTS: ISMA

ISMA’s fun & challenging style develops confidence & physical abilities through martial arts skills, practical self-defense, discipline and structure as students learn to achieve goals for belt ranking. $48 start-up fee due first day of class. (C. Bales) AGE: 5-12 | COST: $58 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 9011, M/TH, 1/07-1/31, 5:00PM-6:00PM 9012, M/TH, 1/07-1/31, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9014, M/TH, 2/04-2/28, 5:00PM-6:00PM 9015, M/TH, 2/04-2/28, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9203, M/TH, 3/04-3/28, 5:00PM-6:00PM 9204, M/TH, 3/04-3/28, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9205, M/TH, 4/01-4/29, 5:00PM-6:00PM 9206, M/TH, 4/01-4/29, 6:00PM-7:00PM

MUSKETEER FENCING

Calling all pirates, jedi’s and swashbucklers! Young musketeers will learn challenging skills and strategic swordplay. A $20 equipment fee is due the first day of class. (M. Hampton)

AGE: 5-9 | COST: $65 LOCATION: North Texas Fencing Alliance/ Off-site 9209, T, 1/08- 1/29, 5:30PM-6:30PM 9210, T, 2/05-2/26, 5:30PM-6:30PM 9211, T, 3/05-3/26, 5:30PM-6:30PM 9212, T, 4/02-4/23, 5:30PM-6:30PM

SKYHAWKS VOLLEYBALL

Skyhawks Volleyball takes the energy and excitement of this great team sport and puts it into a great class. All aspects of the game are taught through drills and exercises such as passing, setting, hitting and serving. (Skyhawks) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $72 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 9465, W, 1/09-2/13, 5:00PM-6:00PM 9466, W, 2/27-4/10, 5:00PM-6:00PM

SOCCER SPARKS (6-9 YEARS) WENDESDAYS

Designed to spark the passion for the game in young players, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques of soccer such as dribbling, passing, shooting and teamwork while having fun and getting great physical exercise! (D. Parvanov) AGE: 6-9 | COST: $75 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 9051, W, 1/16-2/20, 4:15PM-5:00PM 9052, W, 3/06-4/17, 5:00PM-5:45PM

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SOCCER SPARKS (6-9 YEARS) SATURDAYS

Designed to spark the passion for the game in young players, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques of soccer such as dribbling, passing, shooting and teamwork while having fun and getting great physical exercise! (D. Parvanov) AGE: 6-9 | COST: $75 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 9049, SA, 1/19-2/23, 12:00PM-12:45PM 9050, SA, 3/09-4/20, 11:00AM-11:45AM

SOCCER SPARKS (9-12 YEARS)

Designed to spark the passion for the game in young players, this class teaches the sound principles and techniques such as dribbling, passing, shooting and teamwork. This class transitions the child from parent to individual participation. (D. Parvanov) AGE: 9-12 | COST: $75 LOCATION: Ball Field/JFRC 9053, W, 1/16-2/20, 5:00PM-5:45PM 9054, W, 3/06-4/17, 5:45PM-6:30PM

START SMART BASKETBALL

This class is designed to help build confidence and self-esteem while having fun and enjoying a positive early basketball experience. Fundamentals of the game are taught while emphasizing the concept of teamwork. (S. Brenham) AGE: 7-14 | COST: $63 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 9055, SU, 1/06-1/27, 1:30PM-3:00PM 9056, SU, 2/03-2/24, 1:30PM-3:00PM 9057, SU, 3/03-3/31, 1:30PM-3:00PM 9058, SU, 4/07-4/28, 1:30PM-3:00PM

SWIM TEAM PREP

Ready to start or move up a level in stroke clinic? This course will refine technique, improve endurance and master weaknesses to prepare for the next level. Pre-requisite: Child must have passed Learn to Swim Level 4 within last two months. (DRN Staff) AGE: 6+ | COST: $40 Members/$50 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9555, SA, 2/02-2/23, 11:45AM-12:45PM 9556, SA, 3/02-3/30, 11:45AM-12:45PM 9557, SA, 4/06-4/27, 11:45AM-12:45PM


YOUTH TENNIS: QUICK START (5-7 YEARS)

This class uses the quick start program to teach the fundamentals of tennis. Players will learn the proper technique for the forehand, backhand, serve and volley. A variety of activities will reinforce skills. (Schkade/Waters) AGE: 5-7 | COST: $60 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 9722, SA, 2/02-2/23, 9:00AM-10:00AM 9723, SA, 3/16-4/06, 9:00AM-10:00AM 9724, SA, 4/27-5/18, 9:00AM-10:00AM

TENNIS: QUICK START (8-11 YEARS) This class uses the quick start program to teach the fundamentals of tennis. Players will learn the proper technique for the forehand, backhand, serve and volley. A variety of activities will reinforce skills. (Schkade/Waters) AGE: 8-11 | COST: $60 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 9725, SA, 2/02-2/23, 10:00AM-11:00AM 9726, M, 2/04-2/25, 5:00PM-6:00PM 9727, W, 2/06-2/27, 5:00PM-6:00PM 9728, SA, 3/16-4/06, 10:00AM-11:00AM 9729, M, 3/18-4/08, 5:00PM-6:00PM 9730, W, 3/20-4/10, 5:00PM-6:00PM 9731, M, 4/22-5/13, 5:00PM-6:00PM 9732, W, 4/24-5/15, 5:00PM-6:00PM 9733, SA, 4/27-5/18, 10:00AM-11:00AM

TENNIS: YOUTH DRILL & PLAY

Players will work on stroke development and start league play with this course. Students play matches and work on the mechanics of tennis based on individual needs. Participants should be able to rally balls with forehands and backhands. (Schkade/Waters) AGE: 9-15 | COST: $70 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 9734, SA, 2/02-2/23, 11:00AM-12:30PM 9735, M, 2/04-2/25, 6:00PM-7:30PM 9736, W, 2/06-2/27, 6:00PM-7:30PM 9737, SA, 3/16-4/06, 11:00AM-12:30PM 9738, M, 3/18-4/08, 6:00PM-7:30PM 9739, W, 3/20-4/10, 6:00PM-7:30PM 9740, M, 4/22-5/13, 6:00PM-7:30PM 9741, W, 4/24-5/15, 6:00PM-7:30PM 9742, SA, 4/27-5/18, 11:00AM-12:30PM

Get Up, Get Active and Get Fit! Learn more about Alliance for a Healthier Allen (AHA) on page 58.

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.

Request an application packet by contacting Travis Cunniff, Recreation Services Manager at 214.509.4700.


Camps B3: WIZARD POTIONS

Always wanted to attend Hogwarts? You’ll love this camp! Create a unique magic wand; then through chemistry, make amazing magic potions like vampire veins, magic bubbles, glow in the dark, color changing potions and more! (R. Tatineni) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $175 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 9187, M-F, 3/11-3/15, 1:00PM-4:00PM

BOWMEN SPRING BREAK BASKETBALL CAMP

This high-energy clinic is designed for players of all skills and abilities. This is a skill-based program, which utilizes drills and games to reinforce dribbling, passing, shooting and rebounding. Part of each class will be used for game scrimmages. (Bowmen Sports) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $93 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 9242, M-TH, 3/11-3/14, 9:00AM-12:00PM

CAMP STAR – SPRING BREAK CAMP

Campers indulge in one week of fun with a variety of indoor/outdoor activities, arts and crafts and a field trip throughout the week. They will need to bring a lunch each day and at minimum, must be in Kindergarten and may not exceed the 6th grade. AGE: 5-12 | COST: $95 Members/$100 NonMembers LOCATION: JFRC 9198, M-F, 3/11-3/15, 7:30AM-5:30PM

CHEFSVILLE: SPRING BREAK COOKING CAMP

Learn about all kinds of food that celebrate the spring! Your young chef will learn cooking techniques, ingredients and flavor combinations as well as healthy eating habits. A $25 supply fee is due to the instructor the first day of class. (Chefsville) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $119 LOCATION: Meeting Room B/JFRC 9107, M-F, 3/11-3/15, 9:00AM-12:00PM 9106, M-F, 3/11-3/15, 1:00PM-4:00PM

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CAMPS JEDI ENGINEERING WITH LEGO

Young Jedis will explore worlds far, far away and engineering principles right in front of them. Build planes, droids and palaces inspired by designs made in a galaxy far, far away! These are original designs for you, Jedi, from Play-Well TEKnologies. (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 5-7 | COST: $182 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 9695, M-F, 3/11-3/15, 9:00AM-12:00PM

JEDI MASTER ENGINEERING WITH LEGO Build complex machines and structures based on designs from the Star Wars Galaxy. Projects include X-Wings, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers and more. Instructors reinforce engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, eccentric motion and more. (Play-Well Staff) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $182 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 9696, M-F, 3/11-3/15, 1:00PM-4:00PM

MAD SCIENCE: NASA YOUNG ASTRONAUTS!

Blast-off on knowledge of flight! This camp is an exciting study on rockets. Campers build their own rocket and planes, experiment with propulsion systems, launch and recover rockets! Each day campers create amazing things to take home. (D. Pulianda) AGE: 6-12 | COST: $168 LOCATION: Lakeside Clubhouse/JFRC 9185, M-F, 3/11-3/15, 1:00PM-4:00PM

SKYHAWKS MINI HAWK SPRING BREAK CAMP

This multi-sport program was developed to give children a positive first step into athletics. The essentials of baseball, football and soccer are taught in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and a big focus on fun. (Skyhawks) AGE: 4-6 | COST: $100 LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 9670, M-F, 3/11-3/15, 9:00AM-11:00AM

SKYHAWKS MULTISPORT SPRING BREAK CAMP

Our Multi-Sport camp is designed to introduce young athletes to three different sports. This program combines Football, Lacrosse and Ultimate Frisbee into one fun-filled week. Athletes will learn the rules and essentials through skill-based games. (Skyhawks) AGE: 7-12 | COST: $120 LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Park/JFRC 9671, M-F, 3/11-3/15, 1:00PM-4:00PM

SPRING BREAK ART CAMP

Children will learn real fine art techniques and creative thinking, not crafts, expressing their artistic vision using 5 different mediums: oil, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal and oil pastels. $60 supply fee due to instructor at first class. (Robert Garden Art) AGE: 5-13 | COST: $63 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC 9112, M-TH, 3/11-3/14, 9:00AM-11:45AM

OUTDOOR SURVIVAL CAMP

Let us teach you how to build shelters, create fires with minimal tools, fish using found items, archery skills and so much more! AGE: 8-11 | COST: $100 LOCATION: Bethany Lakes Pavilion/JFRC 8992, M-F, 3/11-3/15, 9:00AM-1:00PM

RARE LEARNING: FILM MAKING – THE ARTS & SCIENCE

Learn digital video filming, editing and production techniques. Gain on-air confidence, writing and editing while producing a short film. RARE Learning will provide all equipment. A $10 supply fee is due on the first day of class. (S. Nanjiani) AGE: 9-15 | COST: $148 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 9114, M-F, 3/11-3/15, 9:00AM-12:00PM

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

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SNAP

SPECIAL NEEDS & ADAPTED PROGRAMS

Aquatics

Arts & Crafts

GROUP ADAPTED AQUATICS

SNAP INTO ART

Swimming instruction for participants with special needs; class instruction will include basic water skills to increase water adjustment. An adult is required to be in the water. Call 214.509.4770 to learn more. Register at DRN. (DRN Staff) AGE: 5+ | COST: $60 Members/$75 Non-Members (8 classes) | $30 Members/$40 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 9445, T/TH, 1/08-1/31, 5:30PM-6:00PM 9446, T/TH, 1/08-1/31, 6:05PM-6:35PM 9449, SA, 2/02-2/23, 8:25AM-8:55AM 9450, SA, 2/02-2/23, 9:00AM-9:30AM 9447, T/TH, 2/05-2/28, 5:30PM-6:00PM 9448, T/TH, 2/05-2/28, 6:05PM-6:35PM 9453, SA, 3/02-3/30, 8:25AM-8:55AM 9454, SA, 3/02-3/30, 9:00AM-9:30AM 9451, T/TH, 3/05-3/28, 5:30PM-6:00PM 9452, T/TH, 3/05-3/28, 6:05PM-6:35PM 9455, SA, 4/06-4/27, 8:25AM-8:55AM 9456, SA, 4/06-4/27, 9:05AM-9:35AM 9457, T/TH, 4/02-4/25, 5:30PM-6:00PM 9458, T/TH, 4/02-4/25, 6:05PM-6:35PM

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SNAP it, color it, paint it, create it! Enjoy creating art projects with all your friends. This class is programmed for individuals with special needs and will be modified to fit everyone’s needs. AGE: 18+ | COST: $25 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 9025, W, 1/09-1/30, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9026, W, 2/06-2/27, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9027, W, 3/06-3/27, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9028, W, 4/03-4/24, 6:00PM-7:00PM

Education SNAP INTO SNAK (SPECIAL NEEDS ADAPTED KITCHEN) Instruction to SNAK for individuals with special needs and their caregivers about kitchen and food safety while preparing their own delicious and nutritious foods by adapting to different limitations. AGE: 18+ | COST: $10 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 9037, TH, 9/13, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9038, TH, 10/18, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9039, TH, 11/15, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9040, TH, 12/20, 6:30PM-7:30PM


SNAP PROGRAMMING

SNAP

Special Needs Adapted Programs

Dance SNAP DANCES

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 details, contact Julio Rodriguez at jurodriguez@cityofallen.org or 214-509-4754. AGE: 18+ | COST: $10 Pre-Registration/$15 at 5PM Wednesday prior to dance LOCATION: ASRC 9194, F, 1/11, 7:00PM-10:00PM (DISCO) 9196, F, 2/08, 7:00PM-10:00PM (VALENTINE'S) 9195, F, 3/08, 7:00PM-10:00PM (MARDI GRAS) 9193, F, 4/12, 7:00PM-10:00PM (50S SOCK HOP)

Fitness SNAP INTO GYM

Come participate in an assortment of modified games, sports and physical activities while meeting new friends. This class is programmed for individuals with special needs and will be modified to fit everyone’s needs. AGE: 18+ | COST: FREE Members/$3 Non-Members LOCATION: Gym/JFRC W, 1/09-4/24, 10:30AM-11:30AM

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

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

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1,196 Acres of park land

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

OUR GOALS

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

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Parks & Facilities

67.25 Miles of hike and bike trails

Master Plan: All residents will be

within one-half mile of a park

Recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation every year since 2002

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OUTDOOR

Park & Facility Listing 1

ALLEN CITY HALL/PLAZA F

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RECREATION HALL F

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LIBERTY GARDEN SU

48 MOLSEN FARM U

47 COLLIN SQUARE G 49 THE COURSES AT WATTERS

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ALLEN PUBLIC LIBRARY F

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ROLLING HILLS PARK P

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ALLEN EVENT CENTER F

28 WALDEN PARK P

50 LOWER WATTERS BRANCH

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SPRING MEADOW PARK N

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ALLEN HISTORIC DAM G

30 “THE BLUFFS” AT LOST CREEK G

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DON RODENBAUGH NATATORIUM F

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LOST CREEK PARK N

53 WATTERS CROSSING PARK N

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STACY RIDGE PARK N

54 BOLIN PARK SC

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BRADFORD CROSSING PARK N

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ALLEN STATION PARK R

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HYDROUS F/SC

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THE EDGE F/SC

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ALLEN SENIOR CENTER F

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ALLEN HERITAGE VILLAGE SU

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ALLEN HERITAGE DEPOT F

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ALLEN CEMETERY SU

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ALLENWOOD PARK N

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JUPITER PARK SC

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FORD PARK NORTH U

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FORD PARK WEST C

20 FORD POOL F

GREENVILLE HEIGHTS G

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CELEBRATION PARK C

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STORY PARK N

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ORCHARDS PARK N

38 FOX HOLLOW U 39

SHADOW LAKES PARK G

40 BETHANY LAKES PARK N 41

JOE FARMER RECREATION CENTER F

CREEK R

PROPERTY U

SUNCREEK PARK N

52 THE TRAIL AT THE WOODS G

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

58 TWIN CREEKS PARK N 59 CUSTER MEADOWS G 60 BRIDGEWATER CROSSING G 61

WEST ROWLETT CREEK PROPERTY U

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62 ESTEVIE PROPERTY U 63 GLENDOVER PARK N

43 MORGAN CROSSING PARK N

64 WATERFORD PARK N

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HERITAGE PARK G

65 SPIRIT PARK C

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COTTONWOOD BEND PARK N

66 QUAIL RUN PARK N

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FORD PARK EAST C

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HILLSIDE PLAY AREA P

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HILLSIDE PARK W

46 WINDRIDGE PARK P

PARK CLASSIFICATIONS

C: COMMUNITY F: FACILITY G: GREENBELT NP: NATURE PRESERVE N: NEIGHBORHOOD P: POCKET PARK R: REGIONAL SU: SPECIAL USE SC: SPORTS COMPLEX U: UNDEVELOPED W: WELLNESS

Find out about park classifications at AllenParks.org/ParkClassifications.

PARKS & TRAILS PROJECTS Recently Completed

SPIRIT PARK Allen's new 75-acre community park will have a lighted softball complex, playground called "The Hideout," pollinator garden, 25 acres of natural wooded area, trail loop and more!

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BRIDGE & TRAIL AT ASRC The Cottonwood Trail passes by ASRC to the Allen Heritage Village. The project includes a 12’ wide trail, 95’ steel pedestrian bridge, and vegetable garden for the Seniors.

Check This Out

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


Teens & Adults Activities NIGHT HIKE

Enjoy some time off the beaten path while experiencing outdoor life at night. On this hike, participants will learn about nocturnal animals and how senses change with fading light. Children under 12 years must be accompanied by a registered adult. (JFRC Staff) AGE: 6+ | COST: $10 LOCATION: Off-site 9201, SA, 3/02, 8:00PM-9:30PM 9202, SA, 4/13, 8:00PM-9:30PM

ROCK WALL CLIMBING

Have you ever dreamed of climbing in the great outdoors? Learn rock wall climbing basics in this fun and interactive class. We'll have you climbing in no time! AGE: 5+ | COST: $35 LOCATION: Rock Wall/DRN 9080, T/TH, 1/22-1/31, 7:30PM-8:30PM 9081, T/TH, 3/19-3/28, 7:30PM-8:30PM

SCOOTER CLINICS BY CUSTOM SCOOTERS

The Custom Scooters team will cover equipment maintenance, safety, park etiquette and tricks. Students learn park tricks and flat ground tricks that can be practiced at home. Team Riders will demonstrate all tricks and help students as they practice. (Custom Scooters Team) AGE: 5-30 | COST: $60 LOCATION: Skate Park/TE 9697, M, 2/04-3/04, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9698, M, 4/01-4/22, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9699, M, 5/06-5/27, 6:30PM-7:30PM

VISITOR CENTER LOCK-IN

This fun-filled night is not to be missed! From a video game tournament to dodgeball and movies, activities run all night long! Concessions will be available, and meals will be provided. (VC Staff) AGE: 8-13 | COST: $20 Members/$25 Non-Members LOCATION: Great Room/TE 9687, F-SA, 3/15-3/16, 11:00PM-7:00AM 9688, F-SA, 4/19-4/20, 11:00PM-7:00AM

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T E E N S & A D U LT S

Arts & Crafts ABRAKADOODLE WORLD MONUMENTS ART CLASS

This art class celebrates amazing structures and buildings that humans have built across the planet! Explore reflections, symmetry, gradations and textures. Learn history of important cultures and monuments. Watercolor, printing techniques and more. (Abrakadoodle Staff) AGE: 13-18 | COST: $133 LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 9689, W, 1/16-3/06, 6:30PM-7:30PM

CERAMIC PAINTING CLASS (13-17 YEARS)

Get creative and paint your own ceramic pieces! Learn different techniques using paint, sponges, tapes and string to create one-of-a-kind ceramic bisque pieces. You’ll complete 4 projects. $25 supply fee due to the instructor on the first class. (S. Bliss) AGE: 13-17 | COST: $80 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 9121, SA, 2/02-3/09, 3:00PM-5:00PM

Education AMERICAN RED CROSS CPR & FIRST AID

This course will teach American Red Cross adult, child and infant CPR, as well as first aid and AED. Participants receive a certification upon successful completion through email. (DRN Staff) AGE: 12+ | COST: $55 Members/$65 Non-Members LOCATION: Conference Room/DRN 9502, SA, 2/23, 9:00AM-3:00PM 9503, SA, 3/16, 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 7-10ft of water and two minutes of treading water. (DRN Staff) AGE: 15+ | COST: $205 Members/$225 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9496, F-SU, 1/11-1/13, (1/11: 5:00PM-9:00PM) (1/12-1/13: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9498, F-SU, 2/15-2/17, (2/15: 5:00PM9:00PM) (2/16-2/17: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9492, F-SU, 3/08-3/10, (3/08: 5:00PM9:00PM) (3/09-3/10: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9495, F-SU, 3/22-3/24, (3/22: 5:00PM9:00PM) (3/23-3/24: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9494, F-SU, 3/29-3/31, (3/29: 5:00PM9:00PM) (3/30-3/31: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9493, F-SU, 4/05-4/07, (4/05: 5:00PM9:00PM) (4/06-4/07: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9500, F-SU, 4/12-4/14, (4/12: 5:00PM9:00PM) (4/13-4/14: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9501, TH-SA, 4/18-4/20, (4/18: 5:00PM9:00PM) (4/19-4/20: 8:00AM-8:00PM)

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD REVIEW

This course will re-certify individuals in American Red Cross lifeguarding, blood borne pathogens training, emergency oxygen, CPR, first aid, AED. Participants will receive a certification upon successful completion through email. (DRN Staff) AGE: 16+ | COST: $95 Members/$105 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9497, SA, 1/05, 8:00AM-8:00PM 9499, SA, 3/15, 8:00AM-8:00PM

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING EDUCATION

Gain the confidence to keep you and the children you care for safe. Build your self-esteem and skills necessary to care for infants and children on a daily basis or in an emergency situation. You’ll learn diapering, feeding, CPR & First Aid. (Core CPR) AGE: 12+ | COST: $68 LOCATION: Meeting Room A/JFRC 9125, SA, 2/23, 10:30AM-2:30PM 9126, SA, 4/13, 10:30AM-2:30PM

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T E E N S & A D U LT S WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION

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

AGE: 16+ | COST: $205 Members/$225 Non-Members LOCATION: Conference Room/DRN 9482, F-SU, 1/25-1/27, SA-SU, 2/02-2/03, (1/25: 5:00PM-8:00PM) (1/26-1/27: 9:00AM5:00PM) (2/02-2/03: 9:00AM-5:00PM) 9483, M-TH, 3/11-3/14 (9:00AM-5:00PM) 9484, F-SU, 4/26-4/28, SA-SU, 5/045/05, (4/26: 5:00PM-8:00PM) (4/27-4/28: 9:00AM-5:00PM) (5/04-5/05: 9:00AM5:00PM)

Fitness ALC FITNESS: BOOT CAMP

This total body circuit workout targets every muscle in your body with dynamic compound exercises as well as musclespecific moves. (Cola) AGE: 16+ | COST: $55, $17 (Individual Class) LOCATION: Computer Room/TE 9692, W, 3/06-3/27, 11:00AM-12:00PM 9693, W, 4/03-4/24, 11:00AM-12:00PM 9694, W, 5/08-5/29, 11:00AM-12:00PM

BARRE (JFRC)

The class will begin with a warm incorporating all planes of motion while increasing the heart rate. Muscle work to tone the body will be incorporated with compound exercises using upper and lower body. (P. Parker) AGE: 16+ | COST: $36 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House /JFRC 9665, TH, 1/10-1/31, 5:30PM-6:20PM 9666, TH, 2/07-2/28, 5:30PM-6:20PM 9667, TH, 3/07-3/28, 5:30PM-6:20PM 9668, TH, 4/04-4/25, 5:30PM-6:20PM

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

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

BODY SCULPT

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

CARDIO DRUMMING

Connect with your true rhythm in life combining drumming, music, rhythm and movement. Drumsticks, fitness balls, hands, and drums are all you need to bring fun back into fitness. Express yourself while releasing stress. (A. Hunte) AGE: 9+ | COST: $25 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC 9471, T, 1/08-1/29, 7:30PM-8:30PM 9472, T, 2/05-2/26, 7:30PM-8:30PM 9473, T, 3/12-4/02, 7:30PM-8:30PM 9474, T, 4/09-4/30, 7:30PM-8:30PM

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T E E N S & A D U LT S CARDIO STRENGTH

Designed to increase muscular endurance, stamina, flexibility, balance, core strength and improve posture. No prior workout experience necessary. (Parker) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN TH, 6:00PM-6:50PM

CHAIR YOGA (DRN)

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

CORE ENDURANCE

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

FAMILY YOGA

Create family memories and engage in physical fitness and wellbeing while enjoying vinyasa yoga style poses. No previous yoga experience required. (Brownlee) AGE: 4+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN SU, 3:00PM-3:45PM

PARTNER WORKOUTS

Achieve your personal fitness goals with a partner in a shared training session. Learn proper form and create healthy habits. Two people per session. (Parker/Webster) AGE: 14+ | COST: $220 (4 sessions)/ $440 (8 sessions) LOCATION: DRN

PERSONAL TRAINING (DRN)

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium offers personal training with a nationally certified professional fitness trainer. With professional instruction and accountability for you to lose weight the healthy way. (Parker/Webster)

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

PERSONAL TRAINING (JFRC)

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

PILATES (DRN)

Our Pilates mat classes will help you develop long, lean muscles, improved flexibility and increased muscular strength. Participants will benefit from core and stability training with enhanced breathing techniques. (Hough)

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

PILATES MAT – JFRC

This is a classical mat class following the exercises put together by the creator Joe Pilates. This class will use: exercise balls, bands, dumbbells, magic circle and body resistance. The format will begin with the beginner level. (P. Parker) AGE: 16+ | COST: $27 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B /JFRC 9653, T, 1/08-1/29, 5:00PM-5:50PM 9654, T, 2/05-2/26, 5:00PM-5:50PM 9655, T, 3/05-3/26, 5:00PM-5:50PM 9656, T, 4/02-4/23, 5:00PM-5:50PM

SMALL GROUP TRAINING

In a small group setting, receive more feedback and attention from your trainer, while having fun with the small group you and your friends create. 4-8 people per group. (Parker/Webster)

AGE: 16+ | COST: $17.50 single session/$140 per month meeting twice a week LOCATION: DRN

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T E E N S & A D U LT S SLOW FLOW YOGA

All levels are accessible to this unique form of yoga that combines 45 minutes of slow flow and then 15 minutes of meditation. Build a stronger body while releasing tension and flow your way into a more blissful state. (Brownlee) AGE: 4+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN SU, 4:00PM-5:00PM

STRONG BY ZUMBA

A high-intensity workout where every move is synced to a beat. Using only your body weight, STRONG by Zumba will test your strength and stamina in a powerful cardio and muscle-conditioning session in one, all led by music. (Cola) AGE: 16+ | COST: $55, $17 (Individual Class) LOCATION: Hockey Rink/TE 9700, M, 3/04-3/25, 11:00AM-12:00PM 9701, M, 4/01-4/22, 11:00AM-12:00PM 9702, M, 5/06-5/27, 11:00AM-12:00PM

SUPPORTED YOGA

Build strength and confidence through Asana flow postures. Discover modified yoga positions to increase breathing techniques and body awareness. (P. Parker) AGE: 18+ | COST: $36 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B /JFRC 9657, TH, 1/10-1/31, 9:15AM-10:00AM 9658, TH, 2/07-2/28, 9:15AM-10:00AM 9659, TH, 3/07-3/28, 9:15AM-10:00AM 9660, TH, 4/04-4/25, 9:15AM-10:00AM

TAI CHI (DRN)

Designed for individuals who suffer from arthritis or associated pain and/ or discomfort. Enjoy slow movements that help focus the mind to help to bring a state of mental clarity with stress management and health benefits. (Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN TH, 10:15AM-11:10AM

TAI CHI: 24-MOVE FORM – ADVANCED FORM (JFRC)

The 24-Move Form is accepted worldwide. This class includes weekly review of the Fan Form and the 64-Move Form. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 9059, T, 1/15-1/29, 7:40PM-8:40PM 9060, T, 2/05-2/26, 7:40PM-8:40PM 9061, T, 3/05-3/26, 7:40PM-8:40PM 9062, T, 4/02-4/23, 7:40PM-8:40PM

TAI CHI 64-MOVE (DRN)

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

TAI CHI: 64-MOVE FORM MONDAY (JFRC)

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. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC 9067, M, 1/14-1/28, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9068, M, 2/04-2/25, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9069, M, 3/04-3/25, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9070, M, 4/01-4/22, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9063, M, 1/14-1/28, 7:40PM-8:40PM 9064, M, 2/04-2/25, 7:40PM-8:40PM 9065, M, 3/04-3/25, 7:40PM-8:40PM 9066, M, 4/01-4/22, 7:40PM-8:40PM

TAI CHI: FAN & FORM (JFRC)

Participants will continue to learn the complete 64-Move Tai Chi Form, Lu-Yang style. Previous Tai Chi experience is required. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC 9071, W, 1/16-1/30, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9072, W, 2/06-2/27, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9073, W, 3/06-3/27, 6:30PM-7:30PM 9074, W, 4/03-4/24, 6:30PM-7:30PM

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T E E N S & A D U LT S TAI CHI: INTRODUCTION (JFRC)

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. (C. Booth) AGE: 16+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Lakeside Club House/JFRC 9075, T, 2/05-2/26, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9076, T, 3/05-3/26, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9475, T, 4/02-4/23, 6:00PM-7:00PM 9476, W, 2/06-2/27, 7:40PM-8:40PM 9477, W, 3/06-3/27, 7:40PM-8:40PM 9478, W, 4/03-4/24, 7:40PM-8:40PM

TGIF YOGA (DRN)

Start the weekend with slow flow poses at moderate intensity. Build muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and concentration. Learn relaxation techniques for stress management and promote wellbeing. (Freis)

YIN YOGA (JFRC)

Yin Yoga focuses on stretching ligaments, tendons and fascia. Participants will learn postitions to clean, balance and open the chakras of the body. (P.Parker)

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

AGE: 18+ | COST: $36 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B /JFRC 9661, M, 1/07-1/28, 1:00PM-1:50PM 9662, M, 2/04-2/25, 1:00PM-1:50PM 9663, M, 3/04-3/25, 1:00PM-1:50PM 9664, M, 4/01-4/22, 1:00PM-1:50PM

TOTAL BODY STRENGTH TRAINING

YOGA (JFRC)

Begin with movement in all planes of motion to warm up the body, proceeding to lower and upper body exercises. Compound exercises will be used to keep heart rate up as needed. (P. Parker) AGE: 16+ | COST: $36 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 9649, W, 1/09-1/30, 5:30PM-6:20PM 9650, W, 2/06-2/27, 5:30PM-6:20PM 9651, W, 3/06-3/27, 5:30PM-6:20PM 9652, W, 4/03-4/24, 5:30PM-6:20PM

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. (J. Rodriguez) AGE: 14+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Weight Room/JFRC

Increase strength, flexibility and stamina through vinyasa flow postures. Learn to reconnect your body and mind to the elements through synchronized movement and breathing. (B. Boisseau-Coots) AGE: 17+ | COST: $39 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B /JFRC 9467, T/TH, 1/08-1/31, 6:15AM-7:00AM 9468, T/TH, 2/05-2/28, 6:15AM-7:00AM 9469, T/TH, 3/05-3/28, 6:15AM-7:00AM 9470, T/TH, 4/02-4/25, 6:15AM-7:00AM

YOGA FOR CLARITY (DRN)

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

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

Focusing on form to promote physical and mental strength through vinyasa style poses will leave you feeling invigorated with uplifted spirits. Modifications can be made to meet individual goals. (Parker) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN SA, 8:30AM-9:30AM

YOGA FOR STRENGTH (DRN)

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

YOGA FOR THERAPY (DRN)

Designed for self-healing therapy pertaining to muscle and joint discomfort as well as improving range of motion in the body. Relax and truly heal your body. (Ruby) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN W, 1:00PM-2:00PM

YOGA FOR WEIGHT LOSS (DRN)

To maintain weight loss, class sessions begin slowly as the intensity increases to faster and challenging movements. (Ruby) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M, 2:00PM-3:00PM

ZUMBA (DRN)

Zumba incorporates high energy Latin and international music with unique dance moves and combinations. The routines feature aerobic and fitness interval training with fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. (Hough) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M, 12:15PM-1:15PM F, 11:15AM-12:00PM

Performing Arts MODERN SQUARE DANCING: ADVANCED

Grab a partner and come out to this modern square dancing class! You will learn all the advanced techniques of square dancing and get fit doing it. Square up! (R. Covington) AGE: 18+ | COST: $60 LOCATION: Amenity Building/JFRC 9529, W, 1/09-4/24, 7:00PM-9:00PM

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: 8-13 | COST: $63 LOCATION: Hillside Amphitheater/JFRC 8998, SA, 1/05-1/26, 11:45AM-12:45PM 8999, SA, 2/02-2/23, 11:45AM-12:45PM 9000, SA, 3/02-3/30, 11:45AM-12:45PM 9001, SA, 4/06-4/27, 11:45AM-12:45PM

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T E E N S & A D U LT S BASKETBALL SKILLS AND DRILLS

This program not only helps develop the fundamentals of basketball, but it will also help build a better knowledge and confidence that helps find purpose for your individual game. (J. Robertson) AGE: 12-21 | COST: $53 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 9488, T/TH, 1/08-1/31, 5:30PM-6:30PM 9489, T/TH, 2/05-2/28, 5:30PM-6:30PM 9490, T/TH, 3/05-3/28, 5:30PM-6:30PM 9491, T/TH, 4/02-4/25, 5:30PM-6:30PM

BASKETBALL PERSONAL TRAINING (JFRC)

Personal Training that not only develops fundamentals, but also builds knowledge, confidence, and finds purpose for your individual game. Call 214.509.4753 for more information about JFRC’s personal trainers. (J. Robertson) AGE: 12-21 | COST: $53 per session LOCATION: Gym/JFRC

BOWMEN HOMESCHOOL PE

Designed for sport exploration in a short time. Students enjoy ACTIVE play with dynamic warm-up, agility and sport specific drills, and game rules and fundamentals. Enjoy classic games: kickball, dodgeball, wiffleball and capture the flag! (Bowmen Sports) AGE: 5-13 | COST: $47 LOCATION: Gym/JFRC 8048, T, 1/08- 1/29, 2:15PM-3:30PM 8049, T, 2/05-2/26, 2:15PM-3:30PM 8050, T, 3/05-3/26, 2:15PM-3:30PM 8051, T, 4/02-4/23, 2:15PM-3:30PM

COAST SPRING TRAINING

Get in shape for the upcoming COAST summer swim team season. This course will develop the four competitive strokes, competitive turns, starting from a block, and conditioning. Pre-requisite: Child must have passed Learn to Swim Level 3 within the last two months. (DRN Staff) AGE: 5+ | COST: $40 Members/$50 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9537, M/W, 1/07-1/30, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9538, T/TH, 1/08-1/31, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9539, M/W, 2/04-2/27, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9540, T/TH, 2/05-2/28, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9541, M/W, 3/04-3/27, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9542, T/TH, 3/05-3/28, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9543, M/W, 4/01-4/24, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9544, T/TH, 4/02-4/25, 7:00PM-7:30PM

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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. (M. Nemeth) AGE: 12+ | COST: $65 LOCATION: North Texas Fencing Alliance/ Off-site 9213, M, 1/07-1/28, 5:30PM-6:30PM 9214, M, 2/04-2/25, 5:30PM-6:30PM 9215, M, 3/04-3/25, 5:30PM-6:30PM 9216, M, 4/01-4/22, 5:30PM-6:30PM

MARTIAL ARTS: ISMA

ISMA style focuses on realistic, street applicable self-defense against one to multiple attackers. Martial arts skills, conditioning, belt ranking & more. $48 youth/$60 adult startup fee: uniform, mouthpiece, annual AAU membership. Beginners welcome! (C. Bales) AGE: 13+ | COST: $58 LOCATION: Meeting Room A&B/JFRC 9013, M/TH, 1/07-1/31, 7:00PM-8:00PM 9016, M/TH, 2/04-2/28, 7:00PM-8:00PM 9207, M/TH, 3/04-3/28, 7:00PM-8:00PM 9208, M/TH, 4/01-4/29, 7:00PM-8:00PM


T E E N S & A D U LT S SWIM TEAM PREP

Ready to start or move up a level in stroke clinic? This course will refine technique, improve endurance and master weaknesses to prepare for the next level. Pre-requisite: Child must have passed Learn to Swim Level 4 within last two months. (DRN Staff) AGE: 6+ | COST: $40 Members/$50 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9555, SA, 2/02-2/23, 11:45AM-12:45PM 9556, SA, 3/02-3/30, 11:45AM-12:45PM 9557, SA, 4/06-4/27, 11:45AM-12:45PM

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: $65 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 9719, M, 2/04-2/25, 7:30PM-8:45PM 9720, M, 3/18-4/08, 7:30PM-8:45PM 9721, M, 4/22-5/13, 7:30PM-8:45PM

TENNIS: YOUTH DRILL & PLAY

Players will work on stroke development and start league play with this course. Students play matches and work on the mechanics of tennis based on individual needs. Participants should be able to rally balls with forehands and backhands. (Schkade/Waters) AGE: 9-15 | COST: $70 LOCATION: Tennis Courts/Ford Park 9734, SA, 2/02-2/23, 11:00AM-12:30PM 9735, M, 2/04-2/25, 6:00PM-7:30PM 9736, W, 2/06-2/27, 6:00PM-7:30PM 9737, SA, 3/16-4/06, 11:00AM-12:30PM 9738, M, 3/18-4/08, 6:00PM-7:30PM 9739, W, 3/20-4/10, 6:00PM-7:30PM 9740, M, 4/22-5/13, 6:00PM-7:30PM 9741, W, 4/24-5/15, 6:00PM-7:30PM 9742, SA, 4/27-5/18, 11:00AM-12:30PM

Get Up, Get Active and Get Fit! Learn more about Alliance for a Healthier Allen (AHA) on page 58.

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

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. (Phillips) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN M/W, 7:00PM-8:00PM

DEEP WATER ENERGY

This energizing class will keep you engaged by performing exercises that help with cardiovascular endurance, resistance and stabilization training. This class is ideal for anyone seeking a workout that engages the entire body. (Coleman/Jordan) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN T, 8:30AM-9:30AM TH, 9:00AM-10:00AM

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! (Coleman/Hough/Jordan) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN M/W/F, 12:15PM-1:00PM

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T E E N S & A D U LT S DEEP WATER MIX

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

FUNCTIONAL FITNESS

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

MAKING WAVES

MOVING REALLY MATTERS

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

POWER SPLASH

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

Start your day with this energizing workout emphasizing core stability, muscle strength and flexibility, cardio endurance and balance. Exercises and activities may be adjusted to support individual fitness levels and physical issues. (Phillips)

RIVER ROBICS

MORNING MIX-UP

TOTAL FITNESS SHALLOW

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

Wake up with an energizing total body workout! This class uses the unique properties of the lazy river, shallow and deep water to build core strength, cardio endurance, muscle tone and balance. Buoyancy belts used for workouts. (Phillips) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN M/W/F, 6:00AM-7:00AM

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

Build cardiovascular endurance as you splash around in the Leisure Pool. Perfect for anyone who doesn't like deep water! All ability levels welcome. (Tonn) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) 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. (Tonn) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN SA, 10:00AM-11:00AM

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Seniors Arts & Crafts ART APPRECIATION: IN COLLABORATION WITH ALLEN ARTS ALLIANCE

An art appreciation program that explores some of the great masterpieces of the art world. Leaders show artwork, talk about the artists and history, and lead a discussion about the art. (J. Smith/L. Hicks) AGE: 50+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Craft Room/ASRC 9237. F, 1/11, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9236, F, 2/08, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9234, F, 3/08, 10:00AM-11:30AM 9235, F, 4/12, 10:00AM-11:30AM

CERAMICS

Learn to clean green ware, glaze and paint designs. For beginners to intermediates, with a basic knowledge of painting needed, this class will help you to create beautiful ceramics. Teacher instruction provided on the first and third Mondays. (S. Cantlon) AGE: 50+ | COST: $29 LOCATION: Craft Room/ASRC 9217, M, 1/07-1/28, 9:30AM-12:30PM 9218, M, 2/04-2/25, 9:30AM-12:30PM 9219, M, 3/04-3/25, 9:30AM-12:30PM 9220, M, 4/01-4/29, 9:30AM-12:30PM

FINE ARTS CLUB

Do you work in oils, pastels, watercolor, graphite/colored pencils, or acrylic? Join the group of artists working on their individual pieces while sharing information, fun, and friendship with a common interest in art. (P. Bronder) AGE: 50+ | COST: $20 LOCATION: Craft Room/ASRC 9228, T, 1/08-1/29, 9:00AM-1:00PM 9229, T, 2/05-2/26, 9:00AM-1:00PM 9230, T, 3/05-3/26, 9:00AM-1:00PM 9231, T, 4/02-4/30, 9:00AM-1:00PM

Dance BEGINNER I LINE DANCE LESSONS This class is intended for the true beginner. You will be taught basic line dance steps through a new dance every week. Line dance involves remembering the sequence of steps of each dance. (S. King) AGE: 50+ | COST: $12/$15 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 9311, W, 1/02-1/30, 3:45PM-4:45PM 9312, W, 2/06-2/27,3:45PM-4:45PM 9313, W, 3/06-3/27,3:45PM-4:45PM 9314, W, 4/03-4/24,3:45PM-4:45PM

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SENIORS BEGINNER II LINE DANCE LESSONS This class is for people with some basic line dance knowledge and experience, preferably 2-4 months. You are expected to know some basic line dance steps. One new line dance is introduced in every class to teach you a new line dance step. (S. King) AGE: 50+ | COST: $17/$21.25 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 9316, W, 1/02-1/30, 2:00PM-3:30PM 9358, M, 1/07-1/28, 2:00PM-3:30PM 9317, W, 2/06-2/27, 2:00PM-3:30PM 9359, M, 2/04-2/25, 2:00PM-3:30PM 9318, W, 3/06-3/27, 2:00PM-3:30PM 9360, M, 3/04-3/25, 2:00PM-3:30PM 9319, W, 4/03-4/24, 2:00PM-3:30PM 9361, M, 4/01-4/29, 2:00PM-3:30PM

IMPROVER/INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCE LESSONS

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

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. (B. Frost) AGE: 50+ | COST: $15 AARP Members/ $20 Non-Members LOCATION: Classroom A&B/ASRC 9238, M, 1/21, 12:30PM-5:00PM 9239, M, 3/18, 12:30PM-5:00PM

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BASIC BRIDGE CLASS

For beginning Bridge players and those players who have not played in a while. Learn the language of Bridge, the role of partner, how to open the bidding, promote winning tricks, finesse winning tricks and trump losing tricks. (J. Tyler) AGE: 50+ | COST: $110 LOCATION: Classroom A&B/ASRC 9241, T, 1/08-2/26, 1:00PM-3:00PM

MENTAL AEROBICS

Mental Aerobics is a class designed to help you maintain your cognitive skills. These skills are those associated with lower incidences of dementia and increased functional independence. The goal is fun with a purpose! (L. Starks) AGE: 50+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Classroom A/ASRC 9243, M, 1/14 & 1/28, 11:15AM-12:00PM 9244, M, 2/11 & 2/25, 11:15AM-12:00PM 9245, M, 3/11 & 3/25, 11:15AM-12:00PM 9246, M, 4/08 & 4/22, 11:15AM-12:00PM

Fitness CHAIR VOLLEYBALL

More fun than you can stand–while seated! Chair volleyball is great for upper-body mobility, reflexes, hand-eye coordination and endurance, but more importantly, camaraderie. The game’s played with a beach ball and net. AGE: 50+ | COST: FREE LOCATION: Multi-Purpose A/ASRC WEDNESDAYS 11:00AM-12:00PM FRIDAYS 9:00AM-10:00AM 9401, W/F, 1/02-1/30 9402, W/F, 2/01-2/27 9403, W/F, 3/01-3/27 9404, W/F, 4/03-4/26


SENIORS CHAIR YOGA

Chair Yoga is practiced sitting in a chair or standing using the chair for support. The poses, or Asanas, are adaptations of Hatha yoga poses seated. The last 5-8 minutes will be guided meditation to relax and soothe the mind and body. (P. Parker) AGE: 50+ | COST: $12/$16/$20 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose A/ASRC 9306, T, 1/08-1/29, 11:30AM-12:15PM 9307, T, 2/05-2/26, 11:30AM-12:15PM 9308, T, 3/05-3/26, 11:30AM-12:15PM 9309, T, 4/02-4/30, 11:30AM-12:15PM

PERSONAL TRAINING (ASRC)

Begins with a 30-minute assessment, during which Kerry Stallo, certified trainer, will review your medical history, fitness goals, and assess your current physical condition. AGE: 50+ | COST: Per person: $50/50 minutes | Two people: $60/50 minutes LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC

PILATES (ASRC)

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

SILVERSNEAKERS®: CARDIO

Get going with an aerobics class that’s safe, heart-healthy and gentle on joints. Class includes easy-to-follow, low-impact movement and upper-body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercises to energize active lifestyles. (Jordan) AGE: 50+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members)/FREE to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN T, 8:00AM-8:50AM

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

SILVERSNEAKERS®: CIRCUIT

Combine fun with fitness to increase cardiovascular and muscular endurance with a standing circuit workout. Upperbody strength work and low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support, stretching and relaxation exercises. (Jordan) AGE: 50+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members)/FREE to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN TH, 8:00AM-8:50AM

SILVERSNEAKERS®: CLASSIC

Have fun and move to music with exercises to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Handheld weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. Chairs available if needed. (Jordan/Tonn/Hoefler) AGE: 50+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members)/FREE to SilverSneakers® Members LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN M, 9:15AM-10:00AM W/F, 9:00AM-10:00AM

Class and program times, dates and instructors are subject to changes and cancellations. For questions or more information, contact the recreational facility hosting the class or program. I N A L L E N 53


SENIORS SILVER SNEAKERS 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. Tonn, B. Jordan) AGE: 50+ | COST: FREE for Silver Sneakers Members | $9.75/$13/$16.25 for Non-Silver Sneakers Members LOCATION: Aerobic Room/DRN 9258, M, 1/07-1/28, 11:00AM-11:45AM 9274, T, 1/08-1/29, 9:00AM-9:45AM 9280, TH, 1/03-1/31, 1:00PM-1:45PM 9259, M, 2/04-2/25, 11:00AM-11:45AM 9275, T, 2/05-2/26, 9:00AM-9:45AM 9281, TH, 2/07-2/28, 1:00PM-1:45PM 9260, M, 3/04-3/25, 11:00AM-11:45AM 9276, T, 3/05-3/26, 9:00AM-9:45AM 9284, TH, 3/07-3/28, 1:00PM-1:45PM 9261, M, 4/01-4/29, 11:00AM-11:45AM 9277, T, 4/02-4/30, 9:00AM-9:45AM 9289, TH, 4/04-4/25, 1:00PM-1:45PM

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. (K. Stallo) AGE: 50+ | COST: $31/$38 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 9283, T, 1/08-1/29, 10:00AM-10:45AM 9291, F, 1/04-1/25, 9:00AM-9:45AM 9295, T, 2/05-2/26, 10:00AM-10:45AM 9292, F, 2/01-2/22, 9:00AM-9:45AM 9296, T, 3/05-3/26, 10:00AM-10:45AM 9293, F, 3/01-3/29, 9:00AM-9:45AM 9297, T, 4/02-4/30, 10:00AM-10:45AM 9294, F, 4/05-4/26, 9:00AM-9:45AM

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. (K. Stallo) AGE: 50+ | COST: $35/$43 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 9300, TH, 1/03-1/31, 9:00AM-10:00AM 9302, TH, 2/07-2/28, 9:00AM-10:00AM 9303, TH, 3/07-3/28, 9:00AM-10:00AM 9304, TH, 4/04-4/25, 9:00AM-10:00AM

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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+ | COST: $12 LOCATION: Multi-Purpose B/ASRC 9267, M/W/F, 1/02-1/30, 11:15AM-12:00PM 9271, M/W/F, 2/01-2/27, 11:15AM-12:00PM 9272, M/W/F, 3/01-3/27, 11:15AM-12:00PM 9273, M/W/F, 4/01-4/29, 11:15AM-12:00PM

YOGA (ASRC)

Practice slow-flow style, Vinyasa yoga with a calm and peaceful state of moving meditation. Flow yoga links breath and movement while increasing wellness. All levels welcome. Modifications are shown for different abilities. (S. Pai) AGE: 50+ | COST: ASRC Punch Card ($75/12 Punches) LOCATION: Classroom A & B/ASRC M/W/F, 9:00AM-10:00AM

ZUMBA GOLD

ZUMBA® Gold is a fun fitness program based on Latin and international dance styles with lower-intensity, easy-to-follow choreography focusing on balance, range of motion and coordination. No dance experience required and all levels welcome. (N. Brown) AGE: 50+ | COST: ASRC Punch Card ($38/12 Punches) LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room B/ASRC M/F, 10:15AM-11:00AM


SENIORS

Trips ASRC AND COLLETTE VACATION PRESENTATION: DISCOVER SOUTH DAKOTA-MT. RUSHMORE & THE BADLANDS

Come to the special travel presentation and receive a discount on the trip. Registration opens January 9 for this fun, fall excursion. Don’t miss your chance to experience this once-in-a-lifetime trip! For more information, please call 214.509.4820. AGE: 50+ | COST: FREE 9512, W, 1/09, 11:00AM-12:00PM LOCATION: ASRC

MARDI GRAS - SHREVEPORT/ BOSSIER CITY, LA WITH HERITAGE TOURS Celebrate the Annual Red River Bash with reserved, front-row tent seating to watch one of the largest Mardi Gras parades in Louisiana! The trip includes visits to the Duck Commander gift shop, Bonnie and Clyde Museum and a King cake bakery. AGE: 50+ | COST: $532 Double occupancy | $661 Single occupancy 8595, F-SU, 2/22-2/24

BLUES, ROCK 'N' ROLL ELVIS AND MUCH MORE: TUNICA, MS AND MEMPHIS, TN

Discover Tunica, Mississippi and experience Memphis, Tennessee on a 5-day, 4-night excursion! Included are guided tours of Memphis the “Home of the Blues,” Sun Studio the Birthplace of Rock ‘N’ Roll, the Rock ‘N’ Soul Museum, Graceland and much more. AGE: 50+ | COST: $587 Double occupancy | $804 Single occupancy (Deposit Due: $120 on 1/20/19, Final Payment Due: 3/13/19) 9191, M-F, 5/20-5/25

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

Water Fitness 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. (Phillips) AGE: 16+ | COST: FREE to DRN, ASRC and SilverSneakers Members/$3 Drop-In Fee T/TH, 11:45AM-12:45PM

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. (Coleman/Hoefler) AGE: 16+ | COST: Aerobic Punch Card ($39 Members/$51 Non-Members)/FREE to SilverSneakers® Members M/W/F, 10:15AM-11:00AM

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Aquatics Education AMERICAN RED CROSS CPR & FIRST AID

This course will teach American Red Cross adult, child and infant CPR, as well as first aid and AED. Participants receive a certification upon successful completion through email. (DRN Staff) AGE: 12+ | COST: $55 Members/ $65 Non-Members LOCATION: Conference Room/DRN 9502, SA, 2/23, 9:00AM-3:00PM 9503, SA, 3/16, 9:00AM-3:00PM

Find Water Fitness programming on pages 49-50!

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AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CLASS

Improve your water safety knowledge by taking an American Red Cross lifeguard class. Class includes CPR/AED/First-Aid training. Pre-requisite: 300-meter swim, retrieval of a brick in 7-10ft of water and two minutes of treading water. (DRN Staff) AGE: 15+ | COST: $205 Members/ $225 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9496, F-SU, 1/11-1/13, (1/11: 5:00PM-9:00PM) (1/12-1/13: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9498, F-SU, 2/15-2/17, (2/15: 5:00PM9:00PM) (2/16-2/17: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9492, F-SU, 3/08-3/10, (3/08: 5:00PM9:00PM) (3/09-3/10: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9495, F-SU, 3/22-3/24, (3/22: 5:00PM9:00PM) (3/23-3/24: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9494, F-SU, 3/29-3/31, (3/29: 5:00PM9:00PM) (3/30-3/31: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9493, F-SU, 4/05-4/07, (4/05: 5:00PM9:00PM) (4/06-4/07: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9500, F-SU, 4/12-4/14, (4/12: 5:00PM9:00PM) (4/13-4/14: 8:00AM-8:00PM) 9501, TH-SA, 4/18-4/20, (4/18: 5:00PM9:00PM) (4/19-4/20: 8:00AM-8:00PM)


AQ UAT I CS AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD REVIEW

This course will re-certify individuals in American Red Cross lifeguarding, blood borne pathogens training, emergency oxygen, CPR, first aid, AED. Participants will receive a certification upon successful completion through email. (DRN Staff) AGE: 16+ | COST: $95 Members/ $105 Non-Members LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9497, SA, 1/05, 8AM-8PM 9499, SA, 3/15, 8AM-8PM

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION

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

AGE: 16+ | COST: $205 Members/ $225 Non-Members LOCATION: Conference Room/DRN 9482, F-SU, 1/25-1/27, SA-SU, 2/02-2/03, (1/25: 5:00PM-8:00PM) (1/26-1/27: 9:00AM5:00PM) (2/02-2/03: 9:00AM-5:00PM) 9483, M-TH, 3/11-3/14 (9:00AM-5:00PM) 9484, F-SU, 4/26-4/28, SA-SU, 5/045/05, (4/26: 5:00PM-8:00PM) (4/27-4/28: 9:00AM-5:00PM) (5/04-5/05: 9:00AM5:00PM)

Miscellaenous Aqua ADULT SWIM PRACTICE

This is a competitive course that focuses on building endurance through interval training and refining technique for all four competitive strokes. Participants must be comfortable in deep water. Pre-requisite: 25 yard freestyle and 25 yard backstroke. (DRN Staff) AGE: 13+ | COST: $50 Members/ $60 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9485, SA, 2/02-2/23, 11:45AM-12:45PM 9486, SA, 3/02-3/30, 11:45AM-12:45PM 9487, SA, 4/06-4/27, 11:45AM-12:45PM

COAST SPRING TRAINING

Get in shape for the upcoming COAST summer swim team season. This course will develop the four competitive strokes, competitive turns, starting from a block, and conditioning. Pre-requisite: Child must have passed Learn to Swim Level 3 within the last two months. (DRN Staff) AGE: 5+ | COST: $40 Members/ $50 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9537, M/W, 1/07-1/30, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9538, T/TH, 1/08-1/31, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9539, M/W, 2/04-2/27, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9540, T/TH, 2/05-2/28, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9541, M/W, 3/04-3/27, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9542, T/TH, 3/05-3/28, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9543, M/W, 4/01-4/24, 7:00PM-7:30PM 9544, T/TH, 4/02-4/25, 7:00PM-7:30PM

COMPETITIVE DIVING STARTS

Dive off a starting block like an Olympic swimmer! Students are introduced to different competitive starts used in stroke clinic and swim team such as the track, relay, and backstroke start. Pre-requisite: headfirst dive and swim unassisted to wall. (DRN Staff) AGE: 6-16 | COST: $30 Members/ $40 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9436, SA, 2/02-2/23, 09:05AM-09:35AM 9438, SA, 3/02-3/30, 09:05AM-09:35AM 9440, SA, 4/06-4/27, 09:05AM-09:35AM

BEGINNER ADULT AQUATICS

Improve your water confidence and stroke technique with our certified Water Safety Instructors. The improvement of aquatic comfort level is mastered through small group focus on personal achievements. All skill levels are welcome. (DRN Staff) AGE: 13+ | COST: $45 Members/ $55 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 9430, SA, 2/02-2/23, 09:00AM-09:45AM 9431, SA, 2/02-2/23, 12:00PM-12:45PM 9432, SA, 3/02-3/30, 09:00AM-09:45AM 9433, SA, 3/02-3/30, 12:00PM-12:45PM 9434, SA, 4/06-4/27, 09:00AM-09:45AM 9435, SA, 4/06-4/27, 12:00PM-12:45PM

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AQ UAT I CS SPRINGBOARD DIVING

Students will learn skills from a 1-meter diving board such as take-off, hurdle, jump, forward and back dives. Prerequisite: Student must demonstrate safe headfirst entry and swim unassisted to wall or ladder. (DRN Staff) AGE: 6-16 | COST: $30 Members/$40 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9437, SA, 2/02-2/23, 12:00PM-12:45PM 9439, SA, 3/02-3/30, 12:00PM-12:45PM 9441, SA, 4/06-4/27, 12:00PM-12:45PM

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. (DRN Staff) AGE: 6 months-4 | COST: $30 Members/ $40 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Leisure Pool/DRN 9442, SA, 2/02-2/23, 09:05AM-09:35AM 9443, SA, 3/02-3/30, 09:05AM-09:35AM 9444, SA, 4/06-4/27, 09:05AM-09:35AM

PRIVATE LESSONS

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

SWIM TEAM PREP

Ready to start or move up a level in stroke clinic? This course will refine technique, improve endurance and master weaknesses to prepare for the next level. Pre-requisite: Child must have passed Learn to Swim Level 4 within last two months. (DRN Staff) AGE: 6+ | COST: $40 Members/$50 Non-Members (4 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9555, SA, 2/02-2/23, 11:45AM-12:45PM 9556, SA, 3/02-3/30, 11:45AM-12:45PM 9557, SA, 4/06-4/27, 11:45AM-12:45PM

GET UP, GET ACTIVE AND GET FIT! LET'S MAKE ALLEN A HEALTHY PLACE TO LIVE!

Alliance for a Healthier Allen (AHA) is an organization whose sole purpose is to promote healthy, active lifestyles throughout the community. Joining AHA is FREE and each AHA member participating in identified wellness opportunities has the opportunity to win prizes throughout the year. Our goal is to increase wellness opportunities for children, adults and families. Join us today at:

GetAllenHealthy.com

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AQ UAT I CS BEGINNER STROKE CLINIC

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

Swimmers will work on developing proper technique through a variety of drills for each of the four competitive strokes. Pre-requisite: 25-yard freestyle; 25-yard backstroke; 25-yard breaststroke; 25-yard butterfly. (DRN Staff) AGE: 6-17 | COST: $40 Members/$50 NonMembers (8 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9405, M/W, 1/07-1/30, 7:30PM-8:00PM 9406, T/TH, 1/08-1/31, 7:30PM-8:00PM 9407, M/W, 2/04-2/27, 7:30PM-8:00PM 9408, T/TH, 2/05-2/28, 7:30PM-8:00PM 9409, M/W, 3/04-3/27, 7:30PM-8:00PM 9410, T/TH, 3/05-3/28, 7:30PM-8:00PM 9411, M/W, 4/01-4/24, 7:30PM-8:00PM 9412, T/TH, 4/02-4/25, 7:30PM-8:00PM

INTERMEDIATE STROKE CLINIC

Swimmers will continue to develop their technique for all four strokes. Flip turns and block starts are also introduced. Pre-requisite: 50-yard freestyle; 50-yard backstroke; 50-yard breaststroke; 50-yard butterfly. (DRN Staff) AGE: 6-17 | COST: $45 Members/$55 NonMembers (8 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9413, M/W, 1/07-1/30, 8:00PM-8:45PM 9414, T/TH, 1/08-1/31, 8:00PM-8:45PM 9415, M/W, 2/04-2/27, 8:00PM-8:45PM 9416, T/TH, 2/05-2/28, 8:00PM-8:45PM 9417, M/W, 3/04-3/27, 8:00PM-8:45PM 9418, T/TH, 3/05-3/28, 8:00PM-8:45PM 9419, M/W, 4/01-4/24, 8:00PM-8:45PM 9420, T/TH, 4/02-4/25, 8:00PM-8:45PM

ADVANCED STROKE CLINIC

This course is for advanced swimmers and will refine stroke technique with an emphasis on interval training and endurance. Pre-requisite: 150-yard freestyle; 100-yard backstroke; 100-yard breaststroke; 75-yard butterfly. (DRN Staff) AGE: 6-17 | COST: $55 Members/$65 NonMembers (8 classes) LOCATION: Competition Pool/DRN 9421, M/W, 1/07-1/30, 7:30PM-8:45PM 9422, T/TH, 1/08-1/31, 7:30PM-8:45PM 9423, M/W, 2/04-2/27, 7:30PM-8:45PM 9424, T/TH, 2/05-2/28, 7:30PM-8:45PM 9425, M/W, 3/04-3/27, 7:30PM-8:45PM 9426, T/TH, 3/05-3/28, 7:30PM-8:45PM 9427, M/W, 4/01-4/24, 7:30PM-8:45PM 9428, T/TH, 4/02-4/25, 7:30PM-8:45PM

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AQ UAT I CS

Learn to Swim

DO SESSION 1

MINNOWS

Your child can learn to swim with our certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. Students will be evaluated on the first day of class then placed with an appropriate group based on their American Red Cross level. (DRN Staff)

T/TH: January 8-31 (No January Saturday Classes)

4:15 PM

#9362

T/TH

4

T/TH

4:50PM

#9363

T/TH

4

T/TH

5:30PM

#9364

T/TH

5

T/TH

6:05PM

#9365

T/TH

6

T/TH

6:40PM

#9366

T/TH

6

T/TH

7:30PM

#9367

T/TH

7

T/TH

8:05PM

#9368

T/TH

8

SA

9

SA

1

SA

1

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

SHARKS

T/TH: Febru SA: Febuary

T/TH

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

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SESSION

T/TH

4:15 PM

#9320

T/TH

4

T/TH

4:50PM

#9321

T/TH

4

T/TH

5:30PM

#9322

T/TH

5

T/TH

6:05PM

#9323

T/TH

6

T/TH

6:40PM

#9324

T/TH

6

T/TH

7:30PM

#9325

T/TH

7

T/TH

8:05PM

#9326

T/TH

8

SA

9

SA

1

SA

1


AQ UAT I CS

ON RODENBAUGH NATATORIUM 2

SESSION 3

uary 5-28 y 2-23

SESSION 4

T/TH: March 5-28 SA: March 2-30

T/TH: April 2-25 SA: April 6-27

T/TH

4:15PM

#9379

T/TH

4:15PM

#9389

4:50PM

#9370

T/TH

4:50PM

#9380

T/TH

4:50PM

#9390

5:30PM

#9371

T/TH

5:30PM

#9381

T/TH

5:30PM

#9391

6:05PM

#9372

T/TH

6:05PM

#9382

T/TH

6:05PM

#9392

6:40PM

#9373

T/TH

6:40PM

#9383

T/TH

6:40PM

#9393

7:30PM

#9374

T/TH

7:30PM

#9384

T/TH

7:30PM

#9394

8:05PM

#9375

T/TH

8:05PM

#9385

T/TH

8:05PM

#9395

9:50AM

#9376

SA

9:50AM

#9386

SA

9:50AM

#9396

10:25AM

#9377

SA

10:25AM

#9387

SA

10:25AM

#9397

11:00AM

#9378

SA

11:00AM

#9388

SA

11:00AM

#9398

4:15 PM

#9327

T/TH

4:15PM

#9337

T/TH

4:15PM

#9347

4:50PM

#9328

T/TH

4:50PM

#9338

T/TH

4:50PM

#9348

5:30PM

#9329

T/TH

5:30PM

#9339

T/TH

5:30PM

#9349

6:05PM

#9330

T/TH

6:05PM

#9340

T/TH

6:05PM

#9350

6:40PM

#9331

T/TH

6:40PM

#9341

T/TH

6:40PM

#9351

7:30PM

#9332

T/TH

7:30PM

#9342

T/TH

7:30PM

#9352

8:05PM

#9333

T/TH

8:05PM

#9343

T/TH

8:05PM

#9353

9:50AM

#9334

SA

9:50AM

#9344

SA

9:50AM

#9354

10:25AM

#9335

SA

10:25AM

#9345

SA

10:25AM

#9355

11:00AM

#9336

SA

11:00AM

#9346

SA

11:00AM

#9356

AGE: 6-12

#9369

AGE: 3-5

4:15 PM

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Adult Athletics SPORT LEAGUE WINTER SOF TBAL L (M IN I -SE ASO N) SPRIN G B ASKE TBAL L & VOLL EYBAL L SPRIN G FL AG FO OTBAL L , KIC K BAL L , SOCCE R & ULTIMATE F R I SBE E

SPRIN G SOF TBAL L

REGISTRATION DATE EARLY 12/10-12/17/18

REGULAR 12/18-12/30/18

LATE 12/31/18-1/07/19 EARLY 1/07-1/14/19

REGULAR 1/15-1/28/19

LATE 1/29-2/04/19 EARLY 1/07-1/14/19

LATE 2/17-2/25/19

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

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

Athletics Supervisor: Joey Ramos

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WE E K O F S U N DAY, 1/20/ 19

WE E K O F M O N DAY, 2 / 18 / 19

REGULAR 1/15-2/04/19

LATE 2/05-2/11/19 EARLY 1/07-1/21/19

LEAGUE START

WE E K O F M O N DAY, 2 /25 / 19

REGULAR 1/22-2/18/19

WE E K O F S U N DAY, 3 / 10/ 19

I N FO R M AT I O N H OT L I N E

214.509.4810

FIELD HOTLINE

214.509.4809


A D U LT A T H L E T I C S

Winter/Spring 2019 - Sport Leagues SPORT LEAGUE WINTER MEN'S & CO-REC SOFTBALL

SPRING MEN'S BASKETBALL

SPRING WOMEN'S & CO-REC VOLLEYBALL

SPRING CO-REC KICKBALL

SPRING MEN'S 5-ON-5 FLAG FOOTBALL

SPRING MEN'S 8-ON-8 FLAG FOOTBALL

SPRING MEN'S & CO-REC SOCCER

SPRING CO-REC ULTIMATE FRISBEE

SPRING MEN'S & CO-REC SOFTBALL

START DATE

1/20/ 19

2/ 19/ 19

TEAM REGISTRATION COST EARLY $300

REGULAR $310

LATE $325 EARLY $375/$525

2/ 18/ 19

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

REGULAR $220/$385

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

LATE $235/$400

3/01/ 19

EARLY $325

REGULAR $335

LATE $350

2/25/ 19

EARLY $325

REGULAR $335

LATE $350

2/26/ 19

EARLY $350/$450

REGULAR $360/$460

LATE $375/$475

2/25/ 19

EARLY $450

2/28/ 19

REGULAR $20/Player

LATE $20/Player EARLY $300/$450

3/ 10/ 19

REGULAR $460

LATE $475 EARLY $20/Player

LATE $325/$485

6 Game Season (No Playoffs; Doubleheaders)

REGULAR $385/$535

LATE $400/$550 EARLY $210/$375

SEASON FORMAT

REGULAR $310/$470

10 Game Season + Playoffs

10 Game Season (Doubleheaders) + Playoffs

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

6-Game + Playoffs

12-Game + Playoffs

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

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Ice Rink Hockey

Skating

INTRODUCTION TO ICE HOCKEY

ADULT SKATE

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 AGE: 5-15 | COST: $99 (Winter)/$77 (Spring) LOCATION: ACIR WINTER: 9 WEEKS T, 1/08-3/05, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 1/10-3/07 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 1/12-3/09, 10:00AM-10:30AM SPRING: 7 WEEKS T, 3/19-4/30, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 3/21-5/02 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 3/23-5/04, 10:00AM-10:30AM

Have fun and experience skating with other adult enthusiasts. Adult Skate is open every Friday for recreational practice. Skate rental is included. Please check monthly schedule for any possible changes. AGE: 17+ | COST: $5 per visit LOCATION: ACIR F, 1/11-5/24, 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: 4-18 | COST: $5 per visit LOCATION: ACIR F, 1/11-5/24, 1:15PM-2:45PM

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ICE RINK

Introduction to Ice Skating Introductory skating lessons are designed to teach participants of all ages forward and backward skating, proper falling, dips and stops. This is a 30-minute class that includes skate rental and additional open skating passes. COST: $99 (Winter, 9 weeks) / $77 (Spring, 7 weeks) TOT 1 (3-4 YEARS)

WINTER: 9 WEEKS T, 1/08-3/05 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 1/10-3/07, 5:45PM-6:15PM SA, 1/12-3/09, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 1/12-3/9, 10:30AM-11:00AM SPRING: 7 WEEKS T, 3/19-4/30, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 3/21-5/02, 5:45PM-6:15PM SA, 3/23-5/04, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 3/23-5/04, 10:30AM-11:00AM

TOT 1 (3-4 YEARS)

WINTER: 9 WEEKS T, 1/08-3/05, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 1/08-3/05, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 1/10-3/07, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 1/10-3/07, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 1/12-3/09, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 1/12-3/09, 11:00AM-11:30AM SPRING: 7 WEEKS T, 3/19-4/30, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 3/19-4/30, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 3/21-5/02, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 3/21-5/02, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 3/23-5/04, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 3/23-5/04, 11:00AM-11:30AM

8-14 YEARS

WINTER: 9 WEEKS T, 1/08-3/05, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 1/08-3/05, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 1/10-3/07, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 1/10-3/07, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 1/12-3/09, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 1/12-3/09, 11:00AM-11:30AM SPRING: 7 WEEKS T, 3/19-4/30, 5:45PM-6:15PM T, 3/19-4/30, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 3/21-5/02, 5:45PM-6:15PM TH, 3/21-5/02, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 3/23-5/04, 10:00AM-10:30AM SA, 3/23-5/04, 11:00AM-11:30AM

15 YEARS - ADULTS

WINTER: 9 WEEKS T, 1/08-3/05, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 1/10-3/07, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 1/12-3/09, 11:00AM-11:30AM SPRING: 7 WEEKS T, 3/19-4/30, 6:45PM-7:15PM TH, 3/21-5/02, 6:45PM-7:15PM SA, 3/23-5/04, 11:00AM-11:30AM

HOMESCHOOL INTRODUCTION TO SKATING CLASS Introductory skating lessons designed to teach homeschool students forward and backward skating, proper falling, dips and stops. This is a 30-minute class that includes skate rental and additional open skating passes. AGE: 5-14 | COST: $44 (4 week semester)/$33 (3 week semester) LOCATION: ACIR WINTER 1: 4 WEEKS F, 1/11-2/01, 1:15PM-1:45PM WINTER 2: 4 WEEKS F, 2/08-3/01, 1:15PM-1:45PM SPRING 1: 4 WEEKS F, 3/08-4/05, 1:15PM-1:45PM SPRING 2: 4 WEEKS (NO CLASSES 3/15) F, 4/12-5/03, 1:15PM-1:45PM SPRING 3: 3 WEEKS F, 5/03-5/24, 1:15PM-1:45PM

SPRING BREAK INTRODUCTION TO ICE SKATING CLASS Spend your holiday break learning to ice skate. Participants receive 30 minutes of instruction followed by 90-minute open skate. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 972.912.1097 or stop by during customer service hours. AGE: 3-15 | COST: $15 LOCATION: ACIR T, 3/12, 12:00PM-2:00PM TH, 3/14, 12:00PM-2:00PM

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

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OFF CAMPUS SCHOOL SPORTS PROGRAM

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

CONTACT 469.999.1191 OR ANDYTRAYNOR@PLANETRUTHGOLF.COM

LADIES CLINICS

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

CONTACT 906.298.1458 OR JOEBROWN@PLANETRUTHGOLF.COM


GOLF JUNIOR PROGRAMS

(The Plane Truth Golf continued)

FUTURES TEAM: LEVELS 1-3 (BOYS & GIRLS)

The Futures Team is designed for young athletes interested in starting the game of golf. Team members will play regularly on our six-hole par three and nine-hole golf courses. Each participant will graduate from this team with an improved skillset and friendships for a lifetime.

DEVELOPMENTAL AND ELITE TEAMS: LEVELS 4-9

The Developmental Team is designed for players starting to participate in tournament golf. Players in this program have progressed through The Futures Team and have shown a desire to reach their potential. The Elite Team is designed for accomplished players who are dedicated to taking their games to the highest level possible. This program includes TrackMan usage combines individual instruction and on-course coaching. potential. PRACTICE & PLAY PACKAGES: • Bronze • Silver • Gold

GIRLS TEAM: LEVELS 4-9

The Girls Team is designed to create an environment to grow passion and love for the game, have fun and build friendships with golf and improve golf skills.

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

NEW TO THE COURSES AT WATTERS CREEK

Practice Plus Program The Practice Plus Program rewards members with unlimited access to DFW's #1 Practice Facility! MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: • Access to The Futures Course, Short Game area and Driving Range • Unlimited range balls • 10% off green fees anytime Sign up today for this new program at The Courses at Watters Creek! For more information, visit the Golf Shop or call 214.509.4653. THE PLANE TRUTH GOLF INSTRUCTION AT THE COURSES AT WATTERS CREEK

Private individual and group lessons are available. Prices will vary based on instructor. For more information about lessons at The Courses at Watters Creek, visit WattersCreekGolf.com. I N A L L E N 67


R E N TA LS

Pavilion Rentals

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

Bounce House

PLEASE KEEP IN MIND: • None of the pavilions have patron accessible electricity. • There is a $50 refundable damage deposit for each rental. • No tobacco products, firearms or alcoholic beverages are allowed on premises. • There is a two-hour minimum for each rental.

For more information, please call 214.509.4714.

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

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R E N TA LS

Available Facilities ADDRESS

RESIDENT

NONRESIDENT

REST ROOMS

1201 E. Bethany

$40/hour

$80/hour

YES

BETHANY LAKES

745 S. Allen Heights

$25/hour

$50/hour

YES

BETHANY RIDGE

1218 E. Bethany

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

1919 Deer Creek

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

701 Angel

$40/hour

$80/hour

YES

701 Angel

$40/hour

$80/hour

YES

622 Rainforest

$15/hour

$30/hour

$40/hour

$80/hour

PAVI L I O N AMENITIES @ JFRC

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

904 Comanche

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

1405 Bradford

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

LOST CREEK THE BLUFFS

1608 Allen Heights

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

ORCHARDS PA R K

1705 Lake Travis

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

QUAIL RUN

920 Pelican

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

1900 Country Brook

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

STORY

1540 Edelweiss

$25/hour

$50/hour

NO

SUNCREEK

601 Alma

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

WAT T E R S CROSSING

Bel Air at Newport

$15/hour

$30/hour

NO

LO ST C R E E K AT BRADFORD CROSSING

STACY R I D G E

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R E N TA LS

Facility Rentals Allen Community Ice Rink

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

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

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

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

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Joe Farmer Recreation Center

The Courses at Watters Creek

Whether you want a special place for a birthday party, meeting, family reunion or other celebration, Joe Farmer Recreation Center has amenities for all occasions. A gymnasium with six basketball goals and racquetball courts, and a game room with table tennis, air hockey and foosball provides a variety of opportunities. MORE INFORMATION: 214.509.4750

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

Lakeside Clubhouse

The Edge

Plan your next small gathering at Lakeside Clubhouse! This climate controlled indoor facility has a beautiful balcony, overlooking Bethany Lakes Park. There's even a fireplace for the cold days! The rental includes 40 chairs and eight, six-foot rectangle tables. MORE INFORMATION: 214.509.4700

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

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R EG I ST R AT I O N WINTER/SPRING 2019

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

RESIDENT

NONRESIDENT

Dec. 10

Dec. 12

WA L K- U P

Registration Methods

Walk-in registration accepted during regular facility hours.

ONLINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM:

ONLINE

You will need a Login and Password

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

Been a customer within the past year? Your account may have already been created in the new ACTIVE Net system. Use youremail on file as your login and click "Forgot Your Password?" OR If you do not have an account, click "Create New Account". If you have questions or to receive more information, call 214.509.4750 or 214.509.4770.

PAYMENTS ACCEPTED: Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card

LifeInAllen.org

MAIL-IN

Mail-in registrations are accepted up to one-week prior to a class start date. Indicate credit card information on the registration form or include a check or money order payable to the City of Allen. FI ND REGI STRATI ON FORM S ONLI NE AT A LLENPA RKS .ORG .

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

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


R EG I ST R AT I O N

Fees REGISTRATION FEES

All program fees are set according to the cost of the instructor, supplies and minimum class enrollment. All fees collected help support and finance programs.

ADDITIONAL FEES

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

Wait Lists WAITING LISTS

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

Policies TRANSFER POLICY

Participants may transfer to another available class before it begins without charge but only if the enrollment for the class transferred from will not drop below the minimum.

ASSUMPTION OF RISK

By registering for a class there is an assumption of risk by the participant. The Allen Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to providing safe facilities and equipment for all participants, as well as qualified staff and instructors. In the event of a serious accident or illness, it is City policy to contact: • The Allen Fire Department Emergency Services to perform First Aid and when necessary, recommend transport to a hospital. • Each parent or legal guardian as soon as the situation allows.

SIBLING POLICY

Due to the structure of child/parent classes, only children who are of the appropriate age for the class will be permitted to register and attend the program. No younger or older siblings will be allowed in the classroom to sit and watch or be left unattended in the lobby.

PARENT POLICY

Please refrain from entering the teaching area during class to eliminate interruptions between the instructor and participants. There will be special days to view your child’s progress.

PHOTO POLICY

Staff or hired photographers may take photos of class participants. The photos may be used for City of Allen promotional purposes in the Activity Guide, brochures, flyers, news releases or the website.

Refunds REFUNDS

Customer service is our top priority! If you are not satisfied with a class, please let us know immediately so we can correct the situation. If you need to request a refund, please contact an Allen Parks & Recreation Department facility.

FULL REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED IF:

• Participation is not possible due to class cancellation or a change in day, time or location. Refunds will not be subject to any administrative charges.

PARTIAL REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED IF: • Participation is canceled after the class starts due to unusual circumstances (e.g. sickness or injury). The refund will be prorated minus charges for furnished supplies. All partial refunds are subject to a $10 administrative fee. • Participation is canceled regardless of reason with notification of five (5) or more calendar days before the class starts. • Participation in any program is canceled with less than five (5) calendar days notice and we are able to fill the vacancy prior to the start of the program.

NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED IF:

Participation is canceled with notification less than five (5) calendar days before the class starts and we are unable to fill that vacancy.

QUESTIONS? If you have any questions prior to registration, please call 214.509.4750 or 214.509.4770. For questions related to senior programs please call 214.509.4820. I N A L L E N 73


301 Century Parkway Allen, TX 75013 214.509.4700

Allen Parks and Recreation is excited to provide a special #Three4Free January membership offer at Allen Senior Recreation Center, Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium, Joe Farmer Recreation Center and The Edge Skate Park and Visitor Center.

JANUARY 2-9: Sign up for an annual membership during this time at one of Allen’s recreation and get 3 months completely FREE! JANUARY 10-31: Join during this time and receive 15% off an annual membership. For more information, please visit LifeInAllen.org/ Three4Free

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LIFE (Winter-Spring 2019) - Allen Parks and Recreation Department  

Learn about classes, programs and special events from the Allen Parks and Recreation Department in the City of Allen, Texas. For more inform...

LIFE (Winter-Spring 2019) - Allen Parks and Recreation Department  

Learn about classes, programs and special events from the Allen Parks and Recreation Department in the City of Allen, Texas. For more inform...