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AURORA

RECREATIGUIDE N SPRING 2020 March, April & May

SUMMER CAMPS Registration Opens Feb. 3

SOCCER

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2020

SUMMER CAMPS #AuroraSummerCamps

Registration Opens Monday, Feb. 3 We offer fun, educational and one-of-akind summer camps for a wide variety of ages. Dance, sports, nature and many other summer camps! Learn more and register at AuroraGov.org/DayCamps or call 303.326.8650


CONTENTS

FACILITY RENTALS

2 | Registration/ Membership

37 | History Museum

3 | Recreation Centers

42 | Martial Arts

38 | Lifetime Learning 45 | Music

4 | Aquatics

46 | Nature

12 | Art

50 | Outdoor

14 | Camps & Activities

51 | Pottery 53 | Preschool

15 | Cooking 22 | Crafts & Hobbies 23 | Dance 25 | Dog Training 25 | Excursions

54 | Senior Services 58 | Sports

58 Adult

59 Youth Sports

28 | Fitness & Wellness

61 Racquetball/ Tennis 66 | Theatre

34 | Golf

66 | Therapeutic

35 | Gymnastics

Recreation

Looking for a space for a birthday party, wedding reception, meetings or another event? From multiuse conference rooms to full-size gymnasiums, pool facilities, kitchens & more, our recreation centers have rooms available for rental to fit all of your needs. For more information on rates, to schedule a visit or to learn more about the spaces available, see page 3 or call the recreation center of your choice.

INCLUSION SERVICES

We offer assistance to all ages of individuals with or without disabilities to participate in recreation programs together. If you see a program offered in the city-wide guide & not under Therapeutic Recreation (pg. 66) would like to participate, let our team know! An assessment can be completed to determine what program modifications or inclusion aide services are needed. For more information, call 303.326.8410.

REGISTER ONLINE

AuroraGov.org/Recreation Fast • Easy • Secure • 24/7 Pay by credit card or electronic check

Celebrate Local

REGISTER BY PHONE

303.326.8650 • 303.326.8652 (Español) Pay by credit card or electronic check

REGISTER IN PERSON Registration Main Office

15151 E. Alameda Parkway • Ste. 1900 Aurora, CO 80012 Or register at your nearest recreation center Pay by cash, check or credit card

Go Big

GoAurora.org

Cover photo taken at Aurora Sports Park.

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registration | membership CANCELLATION POLICY ●

If you must cancel an activity, please notify us 5 business days prior to the start of the program by calling 303.326.8650.

Credits not used by one year from date of issuance are forfeited & placed in the Scholarship Fund.

Please plan your schedule carefully. We depend on your enrollment for a successful class!

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Some fees are reduced for residents on limited incomes. Call 303.326.8700 for eligibility & application.

SATISFACTION GUARANTEE

We strive to provide you with high quality recreation programs & take pride in making your experience an enjoyable one. If you sign up for an activity & do not like it after the first meeting, we will give you a refund/credit toward another program.

SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Please add a little extra to

your registration payment, so families in Aurora can participate in our programs.

Americans With Disabilities Act If you require special accommodations for participation in our recreation programs or use of our recreation facilities, please call 303.326.8410.

Visit our website for our center-specific membership for Aurora residents!

Photo taken at Central Recreation Center.

BUY 1 PASS FOR ALL 6 FACILITIES! AURORA CENTER FOR ACTIVE ADULTS BECK RECREATION CENTER CENTRAL RECREATION CENTER EXPO RECREATION CENTER MOORHEAD RECREATION CENTER UTAH INDOOR POOL Drop-in fee or membership includes unlimited use of: Weight training areas, cardiovascular areas, group fitness classes, group aqua fitness classes, swimming pools at Beck, Central, Moorhead & Utah Indoor Pool & all other drop-in amenities. Youth (Ages 2-17) Monthly $18 Res. . . . . . . $22 Non-Res. EZ Pay* $13 Res. . . . . . . $16 Non-Res. Annual $135 Res. . . . . . $160 Non-Res. Young Adult (Ages 18-26) Monthly $30 Res. . . . . . . $34 Non-Res. EZ Pay* $24 Res. . . . . . . $28 Non-Res. Annual $260 Res. . . . . . $310 Non-Res. Adult (Ages 27-61) Monthly $35 Res. . . . . . . $36 Non-Res. EZ Pay* $28 Res. . . . . . . $33 Non-Res. Annual $310 Res. . . . . . $360 Non-Res. Senior (Ages 62+) Monthly $21 Res. . . . . . . $23 Non-Res. EZ Pay* $18 Res. . . . . . . $20 Non-Res. Annual $180 Res. . . . . . $225 Non-Res. We accept SilverSneakers® membership at our facilities.

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recreation | centers AURORA CENTER FOR ACTIVE ADULTS (ACAA)

30 Del Mar Circle • 303.739.7950 Mon.-Thu., 7 a.m.-8 p.m. or at the conclusion of scheduled activities. Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Closed on Sunday Amenities: Drop-in fitness classes, massage therapy, weight & cardio machines, billards, spaces for rent. DROP-IN PRICES $3.50 Young Adult (ages 18-26) $4 Adult (ages 27-61) $3.50 Seniors (ages 62 & older)

BECK RECREATION CENTER

EXPO RECREATION CENTER 10955 E. Exposition Avenue 303.326.8630 Mon.-Thu., 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Amenities: Weight & cardio machines, drop-in fitness classes, teaching kitchen, 18-hole disc golf course, birthday & celebration parties, newly-renovated tennis courts, public use computers, spaces for rent. DROP-IN PRICES

800 Telluride Street • 303.739.6888

$3 (all ages)

Mon.-Thu., 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri., 5:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat., 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

3054 S. Laredo Street • 303.326.8300

MEADOWOOD RECREATION CENTER Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Amenities: Weight & cardio machines, child watch drop-in fitness classes, massage therapy, gymnasium, birthday & celebration parties, indoor pool, racquetball courts, public use computers, spaces for rent.

Sat. & Sun., As Scheduled. Amenities: Fitness, gymnastics, preschool, spaces for rent & birthday & celebration parties.

DROP-IN PRICES $3 Youth (ages 2-17) $4 Young Adult (ages 18-26) $5 Adult (ages 27-61) $3.50 Seniors (ages 62 & older)

DROP-IN PRICES

CENTRAL RECREATION CENTER

Mon.-Thu., 6 a.m.-9 p.m.

18150 E. Vassar Place • 720.859.4999

Based upon program or class.

MOORHEAD RECREATION CENTER 2390 Havana Street • 303.326.8315

Fri., 6 a.m.-7 p.m.

Mon.-Thu., 5 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri., 5 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Amenities: Weight & cardio machines, drop-in fitness classes, indoor running track, teaching kitchen, spaces for rent, child watch, birthday & celebration parties, gymnasium, indoor pool with a wave pool, lazy river & waterslide.

Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

DROP-IN PRICES $4 Youth (ages 2-17) $5 Young Adult (ages 18-26) $5 Adult (ages 27-61) $4 Seniors (ages 62 & older)

$3 Youth (ages 2-17)

CORPORATE WELLNESS

Discounted memberships available for up to 50% for participating businesses.

Amenities: Weight & cardio machines, drop-in fitness classes, gymnasium, indoor pool & waterslide, teaching kitchen, public use computers, spaces for rent, birthday & celebration parties. DROP-IN PRICES $3.50 Young Adult (ages 18-26) $4 Adult (ages 27-61) $3.50 Seniors (ages 62 & older)

DROP-IN FITNESS

All drop-in fitness calendars are found at AuroraGov.org/Fitness

MILITARY DISCOUNT

All active & inactive military receive a 10% discount on all membership options plus immediate family of military receive 10% off drop-in admission.

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aquatics | general information

Photo taken at Moorhead Recreation Center

CITY-WIDE PASSES Buy one pass & get unlimited drop-in use of six centers: ● Aurora Center for Active Adults (ACAA) Beck Recreation Center ● Central Recreation Center ● Expo Recreation Center ● Moorhead Recreation Center ● Utah Indoor Pool ●

We’re making it easier than ever to get active using your Recreation Pass. Our new EZ Pay system allows you to pay automatically each month for your pass if you choose.

LIFEGUARD PREP

Ages 14 & older

Class will work on the pre-requisites required to become a lifeguard & learning water skills.

SWIM TEAM PREP

Ages 6-19

Class focuses on starts & turns & some stroke refinement to prepare you for swim team.

PRIVATE ONE-ONONE SWIM LESSONS AVAILABLE

See more info on page 9.

( ) = Ratio of Instructor to Number of Students

Learn to swim in a progressive manner. Skill levels may be repeated. ● Don’t know which class to take? Call any pool for guidance or stop by for testing during public swim hours. ● All lessons include water safety skills. ● Proper swimwear required. ● ●

SWIM LESSON DESCRIPTIONS

Please see web page under swim lessons for more information on each. PARENT & TOT (1:15) ● Ages 6 months-3 years old ● One child per adult. Intro to fun & safe swimming. Pull-on swim diapers required if not potty trained. TADPOLE (1:4)

Age 3

GUPPY (1:6) ● Ages 3-5 support for 3 sec.

● ●

For toddlers new to water. Water adjustment. Float w/o

MINNOW (1:6) ● Ages 3-5 back crawl arms. STARFISH (1:6) strokes & kicks.

Ages 3-5

Basic swim skills. Front &

SEAHORSE (1:7) ● Ages 5-13 w/o support for 5 sec. STINGRAY (1:7) ● Ages 5-13 back crawl w/kick for 15 yds.

Rotary breathing. Combine ●

Front & back floats. Float

Breath control. Front &

DOLPHIN (1:7) ● Ages 5-13 ● Rotary breathing. Whip kick on back. Tread water. Intro to diving. SHARK (1:8) breaststroke.

Ages 6-13

INTERMEDIATE (1:8) butterfly. ADVANCED (1:8) rotary kick.

Stroke refinement. Intro to

Ages 6-13

Ages 6-13

Endurance. Intro to

Endurance. Flip turns &

EXPERT (1:8) ● Ages 6-13 ● Stroke refinement. Swim 500 yds. Basic lifeguarding. ADULT & TEEN (1:8)

Ages 13 & older

For all abilities.

• When using our pool facilities, we ask that patrons do not enter the pool if they have had any signs of illness or diarrhea within the past 2 weeks. • All children ages 4 & younger must wear a swim diaper & we encourage all to visit the restroom prior to enjoying the pool areas. For incidents/accidents, inform staff immediately. • Children ages 6 & younger will require a red wrist band & must be accompanied by an adult or guardian 18 years or older in the water, at all times, who will also wear a red wristband.

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aquatics | beck pool WEEKDAY LESSONS (M/W & T/TH)

HOURS BEGINNING FEB. 10

Session 1: Feb. 10-March 12 (5 wks.) • $58 ($46 Resident) • $115 ($92 Resident) Semi-Private Lessons Session 2: March 23-April 30 (6 wks.) • $70 ($56 Resident) • $140 ($112 Resident) Semi-Private Lessons

SATURDAY LESSONS

Session 1: Feb. 15-March 14 (5 wks.) • $29 ($23 Resident) 30 min. lessons • $44 ($35 Resident) 45 min. lessons* • $58 ($46 Resident) Semi-Private Lessons Session 2: March 28-May 2 (6 wks.) • $35 ($28 Resident) 30 min. lessons • $53 ($42 Resident) 45 min. lessons* • $70 ($56 Resident) Semi-Private Lessons

PARENT & TOT

T/TH, 4-4:30 p.m. T/TH, 6-6:30 p.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 12:15-12:45 p.m.

Beck pool closed Thursday, M ay 14 at 3 p.m . for staff training .

1

2

25121 25123 25125 25127

25129 25131 25133 25135

25130 25132 25134 25136

M/W, 4-4:30 p.m. T/TH, 4-4:30 p.m. T/TH, 5:30-6 p.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m. Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sat., 12:15-12:45 p.m.

25274 25279 25284 25286 25291 25299 25302 25304 25306

25276 25281 25285 25290 25297 25301 25303 25305 25307

Semi-Private (Max 3) T/TH, 4-4:30 p.m. Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

25308 25310

25309 25313

M/W, 4-4:30 p.m. T/TH, 4-4:30 p.m. T/TH, 6-6:30 p.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

25317 25323 25328 25348 25351 25353

23520 25327 25347 25350 25352 25354

Semi-Private (Max 3) Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

25356

25357

TADPOLE

GUPPY

MINNOW

STARFISH

M/W, 4:30-5 p.m. T/TH, 4:30-5 p.m. T/TH, 5:30-6 p.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

25359 25362 25364 25366 25368 25370

M/W M/W T/TH Fri. Sat. Sun.

1:35-3:50 p.m. 7:45-8:50 p.m. 1-3:50 p.m. 1:35-6:50 p.m. 1-5:50 p.m. noon-4:50 p.m.

LAP SWIM

25120 25122 25124 25126

T/TH, 6-6:30 p.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

OPEN SWIM WITH SLIDE & DIVING BOARD

25360 25363 25365 25367 25369 25371

M-TH 5:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. M-TH 7:45-8:50 p.m. Fri. 5:30 a.m.-6:50 p.m. Sat. 6-7:50 a.m. & 1-5:50 p.m. Sun. 8 a.m.-4:50 p.m. *During some Lap Swim times, lane availability may be limited. Check pool for availability.

HOT TUB – TEENS

Ages 13-17 M/W 1:35-3:50 p.m. M/W 7:45-8:50 p.m. T/TH 1-3:50 p.m. Fri. 1:35-6:50 p.m. Sat. 1-5:50 p.m. Sun. noon-3 p.m. *13-15 yrs. old must be supervised by an adult to use the hot tub. For the safety of our customers, no one under the age of 13 is allowed in the hot tub.

HOT TUB – ADULTS

Ages 18 & older M-TH 5:30 a.m.-8:50 p.m. Fri. 5:30 a.m.-6:50 p.m. Sat. 6 a.m.-5:50 p.m. Sun. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. *Hot tub closes on Sun. at 3 p.m. for cleaning. For the safety of our customers, the hot tub may periodically be closed for cleaning.

ADMISSION FEES DAILY DROP-IN

Senior (62+) $3.50 Adult $5.00 Young Adults $3.50 Youth (2-17) $3.00 For memberships & passes, visit AuroraGov.org/Recreation

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aquatics | beck pool JUNIOR LIFEGUARDING Ages 11-14

Develop the skills associated with Lifeguarding & Swim Instruction. Upon completion, become a volunteer Junior Lifeguard or Assistant Swim Instructor. Must be able to swim 25 yds. & be comfortable in deep water. 25724 March 16-19 • M-TH, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. • $45 ($36 Resident)

LIFEGUARD TRAINING Ages 15 & older

Learn the skills necessary to respond to aquatic emergencies. Must be at least age 15 by the end of the course. You must pass the prerequisites the first day of class & attend all classes thereafter. 25725 April 7-30 • T/TH, 5-9 p.m. • $95

AQUA FITNESS AT BECK POOL AQUA FITNESS A challenging aerobic workout in the water! Pre & Post natal participants welcome. No swimming required. M-F, 8-9 a.m. M/W, 5:35-6:35 p.m. M/W, 6:40-7:40 p.m. Sat., 7:50-8:50 a.m. Sun., 8:15-9:15 p.m.

ARTHRITIS CLASS Ages 18 & older

Keep your joints heathy & your body in motion. M-F, 9:05-10:05 p.m. M/W/F, 12:30-1:30 p.m. T/TH, 7:35-8:35 p.m.

SEAHORSE 1 2

M/W, 4:30-5 p.m. T/TH, 4:30-5 p.m. T/TH, 5:30-6 p.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sat., 12:15-12:45 p.m.

25374 25376 25378 25381 25383 25394 25396 25399

25375 25377 25379 25382 25384 25395 25397 25400

Semi-Private (Max 3) T/TH, 5-5:30 p.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

25401 25403

25402 25405

M/W, 4:30-5 p.m. T/TH, 6-6:30 p.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

25458 25460 25462 25465 25467 25470

25459 25461 25463 25466 25468 25471

Semi-Private (Max 3) T/TH, 4:30-5 p.m. Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m.

25473 25477

25476 25478

M/W, 5-5:30 p.m. T/TH, 4:30-5 p.m. T/TH, 5-5:30 p.m. *Sat., 9-9:45 a.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sat. 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m. Sat., 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

25479 25481 25483 25488 25491 25493 25495 25497

25480 25482 25484 25490 25492 25494 25496 25498

Semi-Private (Max 3) Sat., 12:15-12:45 p.m.

25499

25500

M/W, 5-5:30 p.m. T/TH, 5-5:30 p.m. *Sat., 9-9:45 a.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m. Sat., 12:15-12:45 p.m.

25545 22551 22553 25558 25563 25565

25548 25552 22555 22562 25564 25566

Semi-Private (Max 3) Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

25567

25571

25620 25622 25625 25627

25621 25623 25626 25629

25716 25718

25717 25719

25630

25633

25720

25721

STINGRAY

DOLPHIN

SHARK/INTERMEDIATE

ADVANCED/EXPERT

M/W, 5-5:30 p.m. T/TH, 5-5:30 p.m. *Sat., 9-9:45 a.m. Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

ADULT & TEEN BEGINNER

T/TH, 5:30-6 p.m. *Sat., 8-8:45 a.m.

ADULT & TEEN INTERMEDIATE

*Sat., 8:45-9:30 a.m.

CARA SWIM TEAM PREP

Sat., 12:15-12:45 p.m.

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aquatics | central pool SATURDAY & SUNDAY CLASSES Session 1: Feb. 15-March 15 (5 wks.) • $29 ($23 Resident) 30 min. lessons Session 2: March 28-May 3 (6 wks.) • $35 ($28 Resident) 30 min. lessons

Central pool closed Thursday, M ay 14 at 3 p.m . for staff training .

PARENT & TOT

1

Sat., 10-10:30 a.m.

25524

2 25518

TADPOLE

HOURS BEGINNING FEB. 10 OPEN SWIM

Lap pool is available for continuous lap swimming & water walking only. M/TH, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Sat., 10-10:30 a.m.

25529

25531

25533

25560

GUPPY Sat., 10-10:30 a.m.

MINNOW

Fri., 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun., noon-6:30 p.m.

LAP SWIM

Limited lap lanes available *15 years & older

Sat., 10-10:30 a.m.

25723

25726

STARFISH

M-TH, 5 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri., 5 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-

Sat., 10:30-11 a.m.

25727

25728

6:30 p.m.

WATERWALKING

SEAHORSE Sat., 10:30-11 a.m.

25729

25736

M-TH, 5-10 a.m., 9-9:30 p.m.* Fri, 5-10 a.m. Sat., 8 a.m.-noon*

STINGRAY Sat., 10:30-11 a.m.

25743

25744

25822

25824

DOLPHIN Sat., 10:30-11 a.m.

PADDLEBOARD FITNESS

Sun., 8 a.m.-noon* *Lazy River Only

HOT TUB 15 & older only

For the safety of our customers, the hot tub may

• Session 1: $25 • Session 2: $30 Sat., 9-10 a.m.

25836

25858

Sun., 8-9 a.m.

25857

25860

periodically be closed for cleaning. M-TH, 5 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Fri., 5 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

LOGROLLING

Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

• Session 1: $25 • Session 2: $30 Learn to battle it out & roll your opponent off the log. Level 1 begins with the basics of getting comfortable standing & rolling the log, then learning how to control directions with 2 resistance brakes on the log. Level 2 starts with 1 break & teaches how to roll the log with another person.

ADMISSION FEES DAILY DROP-IN

Youth & Seniors $4 Young Adults & Adults $5 For memberships

Level 2:

& passes, visit

Sun., 9:45-10:45 a.m.

25830

25832

AuroraGov.org/Central

25831

25834

A challenging aerobic

Level 1: Sun., 10:45-11:45 a.m.

When using our pool facilities, we ask that patrons do not enter the pool if they have had any signs of illness or diarrhea within the past 2 weeks. All children ages 4 & younger must wear a swim diaper & we encourage all to visit the restroom prior to enjoying the pool areas. For incidents/ accidents, inform staff immediately.

KIDS AQUA FITNESS

workout in the water. 7 years old & older. Must be able to tread water/swim 5 yards. Sat., 11 a.m.-noon Sun., 11 a.m.-noon

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aquatics | moorhead pool HOURS BEGINNING FEB. 10 LEISURE POOL

WATER WALKING M-TH, 6-9 a.m. Fri., 6-10:30 a.m. OPEN SWIM M/W, 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. T/TH, 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.* Fri., 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sat., noon-4:30 p.m. Sun., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. *Limited space available

MAIN POOL

LAP SWIM M/W, 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m. & 7:30-8:30 p.m. T/TH, 6 a.m.-8:30 p.m.* Fri., 6 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Sat., 8 a.m.-noon* Sat., noon-4:30 p.m. Sun., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. *Limited lanes available SLIDE M-TH, 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Fri., 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sat., noon-4:30 p.m. Sun., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

ADMISSION FEES

DAILY DROP-IN

Youth 2-17 & Military I.D. $3 Young Adult 18-26/ Senior 62+ $3.50 Adult 27-61 $4

WEEKDAY LESSONS (T/TH)

Session 1: Feb. 11-March 12 (5 wks.) • $58 ($46 Resident) 30 min. lessons Session 2: March 23-April 30 (6 wks.) • $70 ($56 Resident) 30 min. lessons

Moorhead pool closed Thursday, M ay 14 at 3 p.m . for staff training .

WEEKEND LESSONS (SATURDAY)

Session 1: Feb. 15-March 15 (5 wks.) • $29 ($23 Resident) 30 min. lessons • $44 ($35 Resident) 45 min. lessons* • $58 ($46 Resident) Semi-Private Lessons Session 2: March 28-May 2 (6 wks.) • $35 ($28 Resident) 30 min. lessons • $53 ($42 Resident) 45 min. lessons* • $70 ($56 Resident) Semi-Private Lessons

PARENT & TOT

T/TH, 6-6:30 p.m. Sat., 10-10:30 a.m.

1

2

25234 25311

25237 25312

25240

25241

25243 25246 25314 25318

25244 25247 25315 25319

T/TH, 5:30-6 p.m. T/TH, 6-6:30 p.m. Sat., 11:30 a.m.-noon

25249 25254 25321

25252 25255 25322

Semi-Private (Max 3) Sat., 11-11:30 a.m.

25340

25341

TADPOLE

T/TH, 5-5:30 p.m.

GUPPY

T/TH, 5-5:30 p.m. T/TH, 5:30-6 p.m. Sat., 10:30-11 a.m. Sat., 11:30 a.m.-noon

MINNOW

STARFISH

LIFEGUARD TRAINING

T/TH, 6:30-7 p.m. Sat., 10-10:30 a.m.

25257 25324

25258 25325

Learn the skills necessary to respond to aquatic emergencies. You must pass the prerequisites the first day of class & attend all classes thereafter. 27530 March 16-20 • 9 a.m.-5 p.m. • $95

Semi-Private (Max 3) Sat., 11-11:30 a.m.

25343

25344

25262 25265 25329 25331

25264 25268 25330 25332

T/TH, 5:30-6 p.m. Sat., 11-11:30 a.m.

25269 25334

25270 25335

Semi-Private (Max 3) Sat., 10:30-11 a.m.

25345

25346

25271 25295 25337

25273 25296 25338

25289

25293

15 & older

CARA SWIM TEAM

Ages 6-18

Join our swim team! Emphasis is on participation. Must be able to swim 25 yds. front crawl with rotary breathing. Please provide a valid email address in PerfectMind. Please email mcook@AuroraGov.org for more information. 22815 Jan. 13-May 6 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. • Parent meeting Wed., Jan. 8, 7 p.m. at Utah Pool

SEAHORSE

T/TH, 5-5:30 p.m. T/TH, 6:30-7 p.m. Sat., 10-10:30 a.m. Sat., 11:30 a.m.-noon

STINGRAY

DOLPHIN

T/TH, 6-6:30 p.m. *Sat., 9:15-10 a.m. Sat., 10:30-11 a.m.

ADULT & TEEN BEGINNER

Sat., 9:15-10 a.m.

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aquatics | utah pool EVENING LESSONS (M/W & T/TH)

Utah pool closed Thursday, M ay 14 at 3 p.m . for staff training .

Session 1: Feb. 10-March 12 (5 wks.) • $58 ($46 Resident) 30 min. lessons • No lessons Feb. 17 Session 2: March 23-April 30 (6 wks.) • $70 ($56 Resident) 30 min. lessons • No lessons March 16-22

LEISURE POOL OPEN SWIM

WEEKEND LESSONS (SATURDAY & SUNDAY)

M-TH, 10:30 a.m.-4:50 p.m.

Session 1: Feb. 15-March 15 (5 wks.) • $29 ($23 Resident) 30 min. lessons • $44 ($35 Resident) 45 min. lessons* • $58 ($46 Resident) Semi-Private Lessons Session 2: March 28-May 3 (6 wks.) • $35 ($28 Resident) 30 min. lessons • $53 ($42 Resident) 45 min. lessons* • $70 ($56 Resident) Semi-Private Lessons • No lessons March 16-22, April 12

PARENT & TOT

M/W, 9:30-10 a.m. T/TH, 5-5:30 p.m. Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m. Sun., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sun., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

TADPOLE

T/TH, 5:30-6 p.m. Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sun., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

GUPPY

M/W, 10-10:30 a.m. M/W, 5-5:30 p.m. T/TH, 5-5:30 p.m. T/TH, 5:30-6 p.m. T/TH, 6:30-7 p.m. Sat., 8:15-8:45 a.m. Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m. Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sun., 9:45-10:15 a.m. Sun., 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sun., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

HOURS BEGINNING FEB. 10

& 7-8:50 p.m. Fri ., 10:30 a.m.-5:50 p.m. Sat., noon-5:50 p.m. Sun., noon-4:50 p.m. LAP SWIM M-F, 5:30-8:30 a.m.

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! EW PRIVATE ONE-ON-ONE SWIM LESSONS N Tailored to an individual’s needs, our private one-on-one lessons are a great way to improve swimming skills at any level & at any age. Lessons are scheduled at your convenience & are offered at all of our indoor pool locations (Beck, Central, Moorhead & Utah). Call 720.859.4986 for more information, lesson rates & to book your lessons today.

Sat., 6:30-8 a.m. Sun., 8-9:30 a.m. (limited lanes at certain times)

MAIN POOL OPEN SWIM M-TH, 1-3:50 p.m. Fri., 1-3:50 p.m. Sat., noon-5:50 p.m. Sun., noon-4:50 p.m. LAP SWIM M-TH, 5:30-8:30 a.m. & 9:45 a.m.-3:50 p.m. M/W., 7-8:50 p.m. T/TH, 7:30-8:50 p.m. Fri., 5:30 a.m.-3:50 p.m. Sat., 6:30 a.m.-5:50 p.m. Sun., 8 a.m.-4:50 p.m. (limited lanes at certain times)

ADMISSION FEES & PASSES DAILY DROP-IN Senior (62+) $3.50 Adult

$5.50

Young Adults $4 Youth (2-17) $3.50 Shower

$3

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aquatics | utah pool LIFEGUARD TRAINING

MINNOW 1 2 M/W, 5:30-6 p.m.

25454

25455

T/TH, 5-5:30 p.m.

25607

25610

Learn the skills necessary

T/TH, 6-6:30 p.m.

25589

25590

to respond to aquatic

Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m.

25631

25632

emergencies! Must attend

Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m.

25634

25635

Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

25636

25637

Sun., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

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25638

Sun., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

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25642

25643

M/W, 5-5:30 p.m.

25469

25472

T/TH, 6-6:30 p.m.

25583

25586

T/TH, 6:30-7 p.m.

25511

25770

Sat., 8:15-8:45 a.m.

25667

25677

Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

25673

25684

25709 March 16-20

Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

25674

25685

• Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sun., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

25676

25689

• $95

Semi-Private (Max 3) Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m.

25670

25679

Sun., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

25675

25690

M/W, 5-5:30 p.m.

25414

25418

M/W, 5:30-6 p.m.

25420

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T/TH, 5-5:30 p.m.

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Ages 15 & older

all classes. Prerequisites: 300 yds. continuous swim using front crawl & breaststroke; surface dive 10-12 ft. to retrieve a 10 lb. object, return to the surface & swim 20 yds. back to starting point, 2 minutes treading water with no hands.

CARA SWIM TEAM Join our swim team! Emphasis is on participation. Must be able to swim 25 yds. front crawl with rotary

Semi-Private (Max 3) Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

STARFISH

SEAHORSE

T/TH, 5:30-6 p.m.

25428

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breathing. For more

T/TH, 6-6:30 p.m.

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information, email Mallory

Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m.

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25436

Cook: mcook@auroragov.

Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

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Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

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Sun., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

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Sun., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

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M/W, 5-5:30 p.m.

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M/W, 5:30-6 p.m.

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T/TH, 5:30-6 p.m.

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T/TH, 6-6:30 p.m.

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org Swimmers are only able to attend the practice time for which they register. 21689 T/TH, 5:306:30 p.m. 21607 T/TH, 6:307:30 p.m.

STINGRAY

T/TH, 6:30-7 p.m.

25487

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21738 T/TH, 7:30-

Sat., 8:45-9:15 a.m.

25644

25649

8:30 p.m.

Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m.

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25650

• Jan. 17-May 7

Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

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25651

• Parent Meeting Wed.,

Sun., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

25647

25653

Sun., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

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Jan. 8, 7 p.m. at Utah Pool • $100 ($80 Resident)

Semi-Private (Max 3) Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

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aquatics | utah pool DOLPHIN 1 2

THERAPEUTIC SWIM

M/W, 5:30-6 p.m.

25441

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M/W, 6-6:30 p.m.

25435

25437

M/W, 6:30-7 p.m.

25432

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T/TH, 6:30-7 p.m.

25474

25787

Sat., 8:15-8:45 a.m.

25659

25666

Sat., 9:45-10:15 a.m.

25661

25668

Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

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of swimmers. Designed

Sun., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

25664

25672

*Sun., 11-11:45 a.m.

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for participants with

LESSONS Swim skills introduced & adapted for various levels

disabilities who are

SHARK M/W, 6-6:30 p.m.

25411

25413

M/W, 6:30-7 p.m.

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Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m.

25695

25698

Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

25703

25705

*Sun., 9:30-10:15 a.m.

25707

25710

*Sun., 10:15-11 a.m.

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lessons. Class ratios are one instructor to max 2 participants. Offered at Moorhead & Central.

Semi-Private (Max 3) Sat., 8:15-8:45 a.m.

not ready for group

25700

25701

M/W, 6-6:30 p.m.

25423

25425

Sat., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

25693

25696

Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

25697

25699

Sun., 10:15-10:45 a.m.

25702

25704

Tailored to an individual’s

*Sun., 11-11:45 a.m.

25706

25708

needs, our private one-

M/W, 6:30-7 p.m.

25412

25415

Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

25691

25692

INTERMEDIATE

ADVANCED/EXPERT

W! NE PRIVATE ONE-ON-ONE SWIM

LESSONS

on-one lessons are a great way to improve swimming skills at any

ADVANCED *Sun., 9:30-10:15 a.m.

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25686

level & at any age.

*Sun., 10:15-11 a.m.

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Lessons are scheduled

EXPERT

at your convenience

*Sun., 9:30-10:15 a.m.

25678

25680

*Sun., 11-11:45 a.m.

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M/W, 6-6:30 p.m.

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*Sun., 10:15-11 a.m.

25663

25660

CARA PREP

ADULT & TEEN BEGINNER

of our indoor pool locations (Beck, Central, Moorhead & Utah). Call 720.859.4986 for more

M/W, 6:30-7 p.m.

25406

25410

*Sat., 8-8:45 a.m.

25640

25656

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25652

ADULT & TEEN INTERMEDIATE Sat., 11:15-11:45 a.m.

& are offered at all

information, lesson rates & to book your lessons today.

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art | cultural services OPEN STUDIO

Partially funded by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.

ADULTS Ages 14 & older

Supply lists for adult classes are available online at AuroraGov.org/Arts or by calling 303.344.1776

BOB ROSS OIL PAINTING

Complete an oil painting in this fun, paintalong class with Certified Ross Instructor Hope Blakely. $5 supply fee payable to instructor, bring a roll of paper towels. • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. • $83 ($66 Resident) 24299 March 12 Meadow Stream 24296 April 9 Red Poppies 24902 May 7 Evening Peace • Thursdays • Expo 24284 March 14 Shamrocks 24287 April 11 Sunset Beach 24904 May 9 Sunset Over Waves • Saturdays • Meadowood 24307 March 15 Basket of Tulips 24279 April 12 Cypress Swamp 24903 May 10 Trace of Spring • Sundays • Bicentennial Art Center

DRAWING

Explore the elements of drawing with pencil, charcoal & more. A class for the beginner & intermediate artist. 24281 Feb. 26-April 1 24893 April 15-May 20 • Wed., 6-8 p.m. • $79 ($63 Resident) • Expo

WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Explore painting with watercolor media. Learn how to use various techniques for texture & how to go from light to dark. This class is suitable for beginner to intermediate artists. Supply list available. 24290 Feb. 25-March 31 24901 April 7-May 12 • Tue., 6-8 p.m. • $79 ($63 Resident) • ACAA

Professional artist Ali Ghassan will give tailored instruction based upon your skill level & art medium. This is a class for people who already have experience but would like a more personalized instruction. All mediums welcome, bring your own supplies as there is no supply list. 24905 March 12-April 9 24906 April 23-May 21 • Thu., 1-4 p.m. • $100 ($80 Resident) • Bicentennial Art Center

POLYMER CLAY

Ages 16 & older

Polymer clay is a colorful, synthetic modeling clay that doesn’t dry out when exposed to air, holds textures & shapes beautifully & allows the use of paints, powders & patinas for virtually any finish. $20 supply fee due to instructor at first class. 24280 Feb. 26-April 1 24907 April 15-May 20 • Wed., 6:30-8:30 p.m. • $83 ($66 Resident) • Central Library

INTRODUCTION TO ZENTANGLE

Create your own Zentangle designs. This yoga for the brain increases focus & a sense of personal wellbeing. No artistic ability required. Taught by Zentangle Certified Instructor Cindy Winsel. Supplies provided. 24282 March 10 24298 March 17 24310 March 24 24295 April 14 25930 April 21 • Tue., 6:30-8:30 p.m. • $54 ($43 Resident) • Expo

BEYOND BASIC ZENTANGLE

Take the next step by learning how to add color, shading & highlights to your tangles. Taught by Zentangle Certified Instructor: Cindy Winsel. Supplies provided. 25933 May 4-18 • Mon., 6:30-8:30 p.m. • $75 ($60 Resident) • Central Library

OIL PAINTING

Explore the unique tactile properties of oil painting. Learn basic oil painting techniques. Supply list available. 24291 April 18-May 23 • Sat., 10 a.m.-noon • $79 ($63 Resident) • Expo

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art | cultural services DRAWING 101

Explore the elements of drawing with pencil, pastel pencil, charcoal & more. A class for the beginner & intermediate artist. Supply list available. 24305 Feb. 27-April 2 24892 April 16-May 21 • Thu., 6-8 p.m. • $79 ($63 Resident) • ACAA

PORTRAITURE BASICS

Learn to make an accurate likeness of the human face that illustrates basic geometric structures of the skull & face, capturing the structural generalities of any individual. Beginners welcome. Supply list available. Instructor: Ali Ghassan. 25884 Portrait Drawing March 12-April 9 19550 Portrait Painting April 23-May 21 • Thu., 10 a.m.-noon • $60 ($48 Resident)* • $79 ($63 Resident) • Expo

ADULT @ ACAA Ages 18 & older

• $60 ($48 Resident) 62+ • $79 ($63 Resident) adults under 62 • Supply list available

WATERCOLOR TUESDAYS

Learn the techniques of painting with water soluble paints. • Feb. 25-March 31 24309 10 a.m.-noon 24277 1-3 p.m. • April 7-May 12 24879 10 a.m.-noon 24880 1-3 p.m.

MIXED MEDIA

Enjoy creative experimentation while trying new & varied techniques designed for mixed media. Students may work in their favorite media. 24312 Feb. 27-April 2 24887 April 16-May 21 • Thu., 1-3 p.m.

COLOR PENCIL

Learn proper color pencil techniques. Start by learning basic drawing techniques with color pencils & then continue by expanding into learning special effects & other methods. 24306 Feb. 28-April 3 24888 April 10-May 15 • Fri., 10 a.m.-noon

DRAWING

Learn the principles of perspective & shadow rendering. Experiment with charcoal, graphite pencil, pen & ink, or color pencils. 24275 March 13-April 10 24889 April 24-May 22 • Fri., 1-3 p.m.

YOUTH CLASSES

Supplies are provided for youth classes

W! NE DRAW FANTASTIC CREATURES

Ages 9-13

Wondering what a merchicken would look like or how about a doginator? Your imagination is the limit when you draw your own creature. 25227 March 2-April 6 25230 April 13-May 18 • Mon., 6-8 p.m. • $66 (53 Resident) • Meadowood

DRAW COMICS & ANIME STYLE

Ages 11-16

Learn the basic building blocks of drawing, work on character design & creating dynamic poses with your characters. 25936 Feb. 27-April 2 24283 April 9-May 14 • Thu., 6:30-8:30 p.m. • $68 ($54 Resident) • Central Library

ADVANCED COMIC & ANIME STYLE DRAWING

Ages 11-16

Learn how to take your basic drawing skills & craft them into a comic book. This class covers subjects such as storytelling, page layout, colors & inking. 25935 Feb. 25-March 31 24278 April 7-May 12 • Tue., 6:30-8:30 p.m. • $68 ($54 Resident) • Central Library

DRAWING

Ages 7-10

Explore art through drawing while learning about the principles & elements of art. 24297 March 9-April 6 25938 April 20-May 18 • Mon., 6-8 p.m. • $66 ($53 Resident) • Meadowood

PAINTING FOR KIDS

Ages 7-10

Have fun trying different watercolor painting techniques. 25939 March 12-April 9 24292 April 23-May 21 • Thu., 6-8 p.m. • $66 ($53 Resident) • Meadowood

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camps | & activities CENTRAL SPRING BREAK CAMP Ages 7-10

Join us for a fun & exciting week-long spring themed camp. Participants will be engaged from the time they are signed in until the time they are picked up. Daily agendas will include STEM activities, active games, team building tasks, crafts & much more! Snack is provided. 24935 March 16-20 • 8 a.m.-noon • $125 ($100 Resident) • Central Recreation Center

BABYSITTING WORKSHOP Ages 11-16

Learn safety, infant & child care, basic first aid, emergency skills & fun activities. Receive a Red Cross Super Sitter card upon completion. Bring a drink & snack each day. 24118 March 7 & 14 • Beck 24119 April 4 & 11 • Expo 24120 May 2 & 9 • Beck • Sat., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. • $61 ($49 Resident)

3RD ANNUAL DADDY DAUGHTER DANCE Enjoy an evening of food, tons of dancing & prizes. All are cordially invited to attend-Dads, Grandpas, Uncles or any other adult. Sat., April 25 • 6-9 p.m. • $5 at the dooror call 303.326.8315 to register • Moorhead

W! NE YOUTH ADVENTURES

Youth Adventures will be providing multiple adventure packed field trips on days off school for youth ages 8-12. If time permits, both before & after trip activities will be offered to satisfy extra time. For more information, please contact Jordan at 720.859.4983 or jwalker@auroragov.org

KABOOM VR

Ages 8-12

Virtual Reality is the new trend when it comes to video games & Kaboom VR is doing it right. With over 50 virtual reality games to choose from, there will be more than enough options to play during the 1.5hour gaming window. *Kaboom VR Waiver Required 24870 March 13 • 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. • $31 ($25 Resident) • Central Recreation Center

DENVER’S DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM

Ages 8-12

Get a close & in depth look at over 500 species of animals. Prepare for a journey under the sea like no other! 24871 April 6 • 9 a.m.–2 p.m. • $19 ($15 Resident) • Central Recreation Center

DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE & SCIENCE

Ages 8-12

Explore hands on interactions at the museum during this fun day filled with nature & science. 24872 April 18 • 9 a.m.–2 p.m. • $25 ($20 Resident) • Central Recreation Center

1ST & 2ND FLATIRON HIKE Ages 8-12

A 2.6 Mile hike at Chautauqua Park in Boulder. We will trek up the 1st & 2nd Flatirons trail & take in the stunning views. Prior hiking experience is recommended. 24873 April 27 • 9 a.m.–2 p.m. • $13 ($10 Resident) • Central Recreation Center

MILE HIGH STADIUM TOUR

Ages 8-12

Get a behind the scene tour of Mile High Stadium including the Hall of Fame Museum, Team Locker rooms, the End Zone & much Summer Camps more. Registration opens 24874 May 2 Monday, Feb. 3 for all 2020 summer camps • 9 a.m.–1 p.m. via AuroraGov.org/ • $25 (Resident Recreation or phone $20) 303.326.8650 • Central Recreation Center

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cooking | aurora cooks PARENT/TOT Ages 3-6 with parent

• $30 • Price includes one parent & one child. • Additional childcare not provided.

! EW DINO BITES GF N Menu: Stegosaurus Tacos, Roasted

Parmesan Broccoli Trees with Dill Dip, Cheddar Fossil Crisps, Dinosaur M&M Nests. 25845 March 7 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Central

INCREDIBLES II

Menu: Jack-Jack Chicken Kabobs, Elastigirl Mozzarella Sticks with Dash's Speedy Dipping Sauce & Violet's Vanishing Lemon Drops. 25140 March 14 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Expo

LUCKY LEPRECHAUNS

Menu: Cucumber, Avocado & Turkey RollUps, Lucky Green Muffins, Pots of Gold & Shamrock Shakes. 25141 March 14 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Central • Instructor: Karon Sorensen

SUPER HERO SNACKS

Dress like your favorite superhero for some super snack making! Menu: Kryptonite Rice Crispies, Hulk Muffins, Spider Web Quesadilla & Wonder Woman Fruit Cup. 25142 March 28 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Expo 25143 May 2 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Central

PRINCESS TEA PARTY

Dress like your favorite princess & join us for tea party! Menu: Fruit Wands with Yogurt Dip, Royal Sandwiches & Sparkle Cookies. 25144 April 11 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Expo 25145 April 18 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Moorhead 25146 April 25 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Central

! EW VERY BUNNY TREATS N Menu: Cheesy Bunny Bites, Peep Fruit Kabobs, Bunny Ham Biscuits & Bunny Tails. 25147 April 11 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Central • Instructor: Karon Sorensen

W! NE KID APPROVED LUNCHES

Menu: Lasagna Rollups, Broccoli Egg & Cheese Bites, Tiny Taco Bowls, Candy Apple Slices. 25895 May 2 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Moorhead

W! NE MINI FOODS FOR YOUR MINI ME GF

Menu: Zucchini Pizza Rounds, Sweet Baby Bell Boats, Tiny Turkey Burger Sliders & Mini Frozen Yogurt Pops. 25148 May 9 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Expo

PARENT & FAMILY Ages 6-16 with parent

• $50 • Price includes one parent & one child. • Additional childcare not provided.

CUPCAKE MANIA

Learn the art of the pastry chef in this fun cupcake class! Menu: Lemon Meringue Cupcakes, Brownie Cupcakes with Nutella Icing, Chocolate Caterpillar Cupcakes & Pina Colada Cupcakes. 25149 March 7 • Sat., 2-4 p.m. • Moorhead 25150 March 28 • Sat., 2-4 p.m. • Central 25151 April 18 • Sat., 3-5 p.m. • Expo

KOREAN BBQ

Menu: Korean BBQ Short Ribs, Kimchi Dumplings, Japachae (Korean Glass Noodle Stir Fry) & Hotteok (Cinnamon-Sugar filled pancakes) for dessert. 25152 March 13 • Fri., 6-8 p.m. • Moorhead 25153 May 9 • Sat., 6-8 p.m. • Central

COFFEE SHOP CREATIONS

Menu: Strawberry Crumb Muffins, Blueberry Scones with Homemade Whipped Cream, Monster Cookies & Peach Pie Pop Tarts. 25155 March 21 • Sat., 9-11 a.m. • Expo

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cooking | aurora cooks SIZZLING FAJITA FEAST GF

We'll serve up some sizzling steak fajitas in this delicious family dinner class. Menu: Sizzling Steak Fajitas, Homemade Tortillas, Mexican Rice & Beans & Salsa Roja. 25158 April 4 • Sat., 4-6 p.m. • Central 25159 April 25 • Sat., 6-8 p.m. • Expo

W! BURGER BAR E N You'll push toppings to the max in this

burger bar class. Menu: Grilled Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken Burger, Green Chile Nacho Burger, Stuffed Italian Burger, Summer Salad & Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse for dessert. 25162 May 16 • Sat., 6-8 p.m. • Moorhead 25164 May 23 • Sat., 4-6 p.m. • Central

KIDS Ages 6-9

• $25 unless noted

AFTER SCHOOL COOKING

Transform into a chef after school! Join us for an after school cooking class learning basic cooking techniques to make nutritious meals at home! • $5 per class or register for the entire month 25782 March 4, 11, 25 • Wed., 3:15-4:15 p.m. • Expo 25783 March 4, 11, 25 • Wed., 4:15-5:15 p.m. • Moorhead

DINO BITES GF

Menu: Stegosaurus Tacos, Roasted Parmesan Broccoli Trees with Dill Dip, Cheddar Fossil Crisps, Dinosaur M&M Nests. 25582 March 7 • Sat., 9-11 a.m. • Expo

SPRING BREAK COOKING CAMP

Kids will transport to the Islands, sipping from coconuts & cooking regional meals from the Caribbean. Camp will incorporate games & challenges that are sure to surpass sitting at home on Spring Break. 25784 March 16-20 • Mon.- Fri., 9 a.m.-noon • Expo 25785 March 16-20 • Mon.- Fri., 9 a.m.-noon • Central 25786 March 30-April 3 • Mon.- Fri., 9 a.m.-noon • Moorhead

THAT'S A WRAP

Cooler than Summer Camps a sandwich, Registration opens wraps aren't Monday, Feb. 3 for all just for dinner 2020 summer camps anymore! Menu: via AuroraGov.org/ Buffalo Chicken Recreation or phone Lettuce Wrap 303.326.8650 with Homemade Ranch; Philly Cheesesteak Crunchwrap; Rainbow Spring Rolls with Ginger Peanut Sauce, finished with Peanut Butter & Banana Dessert Burritos. 25585 April 4 • Sat., 9-11 a.m. • Expo

EGGSTRAVAGANZA

Have a hoppin’ good time making Easter treats. Menu: Spaghetti Nests with Homemade Meat Balls, Bunny Bait, Easter Basket Cookies. 25763 April 4 • Sat., 9-11 a.m. • Moorhead

EASTER TREATS

Menu: "Carrot" Pizza Stromboli, Apple Slice Easter Eggs, Sheep Cupcakes & Rice Krispie Eggs. 25764 April 11 • Sat., 1-3 p.m. • Central

SUPER SNACKS GF

Menu: Mini Bell Pepper Poppers, Zucchini Crunchers with Homemade Ranch Dipping Sauce, Apple Nachos, Chocolate Chip Banana Bites. 25765 April 18 • Sat., 9-11 a.m. • Central 25766 May 2 • Sat., 1-3 p.m. • Expo

CUPCAKE MANIA

Learn to bake a variety of cupcakes, icings & decors with your friends. Then mix & match icings to decorate your creations just like the professionals for the judging & tasting. Menu: Triple Chocolate, Oreo, Strawberry & Funfetti Cupcakes with Lots of Toppings! 25767 March 28 • Sat., 2-4 p.m. • Moorhead 25769 April 11 • Sat., 2-4 p.m. • Moorhead 25768 May 16 • Sat., 1-3 p.m. • Central

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cooking | aurora cooks MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH

Enjoy a special Mother's Day Brunch prepared by your sweet kiddo! Moms return at noon to dine. Menu: Caprese Chicken Salad, Spinach & Cheese Fritatta, Strawberry & Nutella Crepes & Berry Rhubarb Spritzer. 25776 May 10 • Sun., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Expo 25777 May 10 • Sun., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Central • $30

PIZZA PARLOR

Make pizza dough & marinara from scratch. Then use a variety of toppings including veggies, meats & cheeses to create a masterpiece personal pizza. Menu: Summer Salad, Homemade Personal Pizzas & Dessert Fruit Pizza. 25780 May 16 • Sat., 3-5 p.m. • Expo

TEEN

Ages 10-14

• $30

CALLING ALL CAKE BOSSES

Learn to trim, fill, frost & decorate your own personal layer cake! Class will be filled with tips & techniques that will enable you to bake & decorate cakes for your next special occasion. 25186 March 7 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Central 25187 April 4 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo

W! MYSTERY BASKET CHALLENGE: E N STREET TACOS GF

Teens will learn to make homemade tortillas & traditional Mexican fillings for street tacos. After the taco foundation has been laid, teens will break up into groups to tackle some mystery ingredients, competing to prepare & plate the winning dish! 25190 April 18 • Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. • Expo

! EW TOUR OF ITALY N Travel to Italy with this pasta centric class.

Menu: Lasagna, Three Cheese Fettuccini Alfredo, Crispy Chicken Parmesan & Caesar Salad finished with Triple Chocolate Cannolis for Dessert. 25192 April 18 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Moorhead

MACARONS GF

Experience tricks & techniques for making beautiful & delicious French Macarons. Menu: Pistachio, Mocha, Salted Caramel, Raspberry Lemon, Blueberry Cheesecake & Hazelnut. 25194 April 19 • Sun., 2-5 p.m. • Central 25197 April 25 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo 25195 May 23 • Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. • Central

AROUND THE WORLD IN 7 DUMPLINGS

Learn about, fill, form & devour dumplings from across the continents. Menu: Spinach Potato Knish, Spicy Wontons, Chicken Momos, Empanadas, Sweet Potato Pierogies, Char Sui Bao Buns & Chocolate Dumplings. 25198 May 9 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo 25199 May 16 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Moorhead

MOTHER'S DAY DELIGHTS

Spend the afternoon making treats for your one & only on Mother’s Day! Menu: Toffee Chocolate Truffles, Chocolate Dipped Strawberries, Almond & Raspberry Petit Fours, Lemon Filled Shortbread Cookies. 25201 May 10 • Sun., 3-6 p.m. • Central

ADULTS 15 + Ages 15 & older

• $35 unless noted

ARGENTINIAN EMPANADAS

Learn the basics of making empanadas with traditional fillings. Menu: Chicken & Cotija Empanadas with Chipotle Crema, Plantain Black Bean & Corn Empanadas with Chimichurri & Chilean Thousand Layer Cake for dessert. 25485 March 5 • Thu., 6-9 p.m. • Central 25486 April 17 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Expo 25501 April 25 • Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. • Moorhead

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cooking | aurora cooks FRESH CHEESEMAKING AT HOME

The beginner's guide to making fresh cheese at home. Make Cream Cheese, Ricotta, Fresh Mozzarella & Burrata, then transform them into tasty dishes. Menu: Cream Cheese & Mushroom Bruschetta, Pesto Stuffed Burrata with Asparagus & Prosciutto & Salted Chocolate Ricotta Mousse. 25503 March 7 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Moorhead 25504 May 2 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Moorhead

FRENCH MACARONS GF

Experience tricks & techniques for making beautiful & delicious French Macarons. Menu: Pistachio, Mocha, Dulce De Leche, Raspberry Lemon, Blueberry Cheesecake & Hazelnut. 25505 March 7 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo 25506 March 21 • Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. • Central 25508 May 9 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Central 25507 May 23 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo

SOUS VIDE COOKING

A beginner's guide to Sous Vide Cooking. Learn the basics as well as some unique uses for your Sous Vide system at home. Menu: Winter Citrus, Avocado & Shrimp Salad, Rosemary Pork Chops with Spiced Apple Chutney, Crispy Sweet Potato Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette, Salted Butterscotch Crème Brulee. 25514 March 12 • Thu., 6-9 p.m. • Central

GNOCCHI WORKSHOP

Learn the tricks to keeping these delicious potato dumplings light & pillowy in our gnocchi workshop as we explore traditional & non-traditional styles. Menu: Potato Gnocchi with Spicy Vodka Cream Sauce, Pesto Ricotta Gnocchi, Crispy Gnocchi Parisienne & Carrot Gnocchi with Cinnamon Butter for dessert. 25516 March 14 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo 25517 March 28 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Central 25519 April 11 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Moorhead

SWEET & SAVORY SOUFFLES

Learn to make this iconic dish & get creative with some new flavors. Menu: Vanilla Bean Soufflé with Chocolate Crème Anglaise, Stuffed Caprese Soufflé & Sweet Potato & Goat Cheese Soufflé Topped with Greens. 25538 March 14 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Central 25539 March 21 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo

W! NE SEAFOOD SAVVY

In this class you'll learn all you need to know about selecting & preparing delicious seafood dishes at home. Menu: Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl, Thai Steamed Curry Mussels, Seared Scallops with Chorizo Hash & Pan Seared Salmon over Lemon Butter Pappardelle. 25541 March 26 • Thu., 6-9 p.m. • Central 25542 May 9 • Sat., 5-8 p.m. • Moorhead

W! NE A SPICY PERSPECTIVE: SPICE BLENDS TO STOCK YOUR PANTRY

Sick of Buying Spice Blends? Let us teach you to create & customize your own spice blends so you can create more flavorful meals at home. Menu: Fresh Spring Vegetable & Watercress Salad (Garlic Lemon Pepper Spice Blend), Air Fried Root Vegetable Chips (Smokey Spanish Spice Blend), Pesto & Sundried Tomato Stuffed Chicken Breast (Mediterranean Spice Blend), Spiced Rhubarb Shortcakes (Easy Baking Spice Blend). 25544 March 28 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo

W! NE ONE, TWO, PAT-A-MA-CHOUX

Learn all about Pate Choux, the classic French pastry dough that is used to make profiteroles & eclairs. Menu: Blueberry Cream Puffs, Cannoli Pastry Cream Eclairs, Lemon Meringue Cream Puffs, Caprese Profiteroles, Herb & Caramelized Onion Fromage Gougers, Crab Salad Filled Profiteroles. 25547 March 28 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Moorhead 25549 April 11 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo

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cooking | aurora cooks I GOT 99 PROBLEMS BUT A CARB AINT ONE GF

Skip the sugar & get some tips on how to create weeknight meals that focus on whole foods & are filled with protein, good fats & green vegetables. Menu: Egg Roll in a Bowl, Lamb Kabobs with Tzatziki, Cajun Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms, Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps. 25554 April 3 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Central

RUSTIC CAJUN COOKING

Learn how traditional ingredients & techniques are used to make Cajun cuisine so tasty. Menu: Spicy Chicken Gumbo, Jambalya with Andouille Sausage & Shrimp, Fried Green Tomatoes, Beignets & Chicory Coffee. 25559 April 4 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Moorhead 25561 May 2 • Sat., 5-8 p.m. • Expo

CORE TECHNIQUES: KNIFE SKILLS

Develop your knife skills in this intensive practice class. Learn basic skills including proper knife handling & knife cuts (dice, slice, chop, chiffonade & julienne). Use the cut vegetables to create simple soups, sauces & salads. 25568 April 18 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Central

CORE TECHNIQUES: GET SAUCY

Get an overview of classic stocks & sauces & leave class adding a few new favorites to your weeknight repertoire. Menu: French Onion Soup, Aged Gouda Bacon & Roasted Tomato Mac & Cheese, Poached Eggs with Roasted Asparagus & Hollandaise, Vegetable Noodles with Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce, Tropical Fruit with Caramel Sauce. 25570 April 25 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Central

CORE TECHNIQUES: COOKING TECHNIQUES

Get an overview of classic stocks & sauces & leave class adding a few new favorites to your weeknight repertoire. Menu: French Onion Soup, Aged Gouda Bacon & Roasted Tomato Mac & Cheese, Poached Eggs with Roasted Asparagus & Hollandaise, Vegetable Noodles with Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce, Tropical Fruit with Caramel Sauce. 25572 May 2 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Central

SIMPLE VEGAN MEALS GF

This class offers delicious plant-based, gluten & grain-free meals that are simple & can be prepared in 30 minutes or less for today's busy life. Menu: “Pulled Pork” Barbeque with Jack Fruit & Green Beans, Roasted Vegetable Salad with Avocado-Dill Dressing, Tex-Mex shredded “Chicken” Burritos, Chocolate Pudding & Candied Almonds. 25840 April 25 • Sat., 3-6 p.m. • Moorhead 25842 May 9 • Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. • Moorhead • Instructor: Afs Felsher

EAT THE RAINBOW: COLORFUL BUDDHA BOWLS FOR EVERY TASTE GF

Packed with vegetables, grains & protein, Buddha Bowls are good & good for you! Menu: Greek Goddess Buddha Bowl, Peanut Spring Roll Bowl, Cuban Chicken Buddha Bowl, Bacon Greens & Crispy Beans Bowl topped with a Poached Egg & Chipotle Hollandaise, finished with Spiralized Carrot Cake Bowl for dessert. 25574 May 14 • Thu., 6-9 p.m. • Expo

! EW PAELLA MAESTRO GF N Join us on the streets of Valencia & learn

to make this iconic Spanish dish. Menu: Blistered Shishito Peppers with Saffron Aioli, Spanish Citrus Salad, Perfect Paella & Crème Catalana (Spanish Crème Brulee) to finish the evening. 25575 April 23 • Thu., 6-9 p.m. • Central 25576 May 23 • Sat., 5-8 p.m. • Moorhead

CAST IRON COOKING

Learn to care for & make the most of your cast iron cookware this winter. Chef Jennifer will share tips & tricks on why she uses cast iron for everything from breakfast to dessert. Menu: Herb Spatchcocked (Butterflied) Chicken, roasted with Lemon, Onion, Thyme & Crostini; Crispy Parmesan Smashed Skillet Potatoes, Shaved Celery Root, Fennel & Torn Romaine Salad with a Creamy Lemon Dressing, finished with a decadent Apple Tarte Tatin & Homemade Ice Cream for dessert. 25579 April 16 • Thu., 6-9 p.m. 25577 May 30 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Central • Instructor: Jennifer Osheroff

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cooking | aurora cooks ADULT 21+ Ages 21 & older

• $40 • Each class will be paired with two glasses of wine, two beers, or cocktails depending on menu. • ID will be checked prior to class participation.

W! NE CREOLE KITCHEN

Menu: Creamy Crab Dip with Crudité, Andouille Succotash, Black Eyed Pea & Tomato Salad, Shrimp & Grits & Praline Pain Perdu with Bourbon Ice Cream. 25730 March 6 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Expo 25731 April 17 • Thu., 6-9 p.m. • Central

STREET FOOD AROUND THE WORLD

Get a global taste of some of the world’s most popular street foods. Menu: Roast Pork Bahn Mi, Falafel with Tzatziki, Belgian Waffles with Fudge Sauce, Tandoori Paneer Tikka, Japanese Pork & Shrimp Potstickers (Gyoza). • Fri., 6-9 p.m. 25732 March 6 • Central 25733 May 15 • Expo

W! NE QUICHE ME I'M IRISH

Menu: Corned Beef Hash Fritters, Soda Bread Scones with Brandy Butter, Herb Roasted Beef Tenderloin & Root Vegetables, Twice Baked Leek Mashers (Colcannon), Bailey's Chocolate Pudding Cakes. 25837 March 12 • Thu., 6-9 p.m. • Expo 25839 March 13 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Central

BETTER WITH BEER

Discover the great tastes of Colorado craft beers & how to pair them with food. Menu: Belgian Beer Cheese Fondue, Spring Salad with Apricot Ale Vinaigrette, Bacon Gouda Risotto with Roasted Tomatoes, Porter Peppercorn Grilled Flat Iron Steak, Berry Lambic Crisp with Almond Ice Cream. • Fri., 6-9 p.m. 25734 March 13 • Expo 25735 May 22 • Expo

VEGAN CHEESE & WINE

Making vegan cheese at home is a game changer. Much tastier than store-bought & made with better ingredients. During this class, we will learn to make a variety of cheeses, vegan cream cheese, parmesan cheese, nacho cheese, savory nut cheeses & more. 25737 March 21 • Sat., 5-8 p.m. • Central 25738 May 30 • Sat., 6-9 p.m. • Central • Instructor: Afs Felsher

KEEP CALM & CURRY ON

Sweet Green, Red & Massaman curries will be the stars of this authentic Thai class. Join us in savoring the differences between all three, making them from start to finish & using them as the base to a delicious meal. Menu: Thai Corn Fritters, Beef Salad, Sweet Green, Red & Massaman Curries & Mango Sticky Rice for dessert. • Fri., 6-9 p.m. 25739 March 27 • Expo 25740 April 24 • Central

CRAZY PHO YOU

Learn to master restaurant quality Pho at home. Menu: Beef Pho, Shrimp Lettuce Wraps, Spring Rolls with Nuoc Cham dipping sauce, & Vietnamese Coffee Sunday with Sesame Cashew Brittle. 25741 Mar. 27 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Central 25742 Apr. 3 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Expo

PARISIAN BISTRO DINNER

Be wowed by the ease of preparing this elaborate French inspired meal for a romantic evening out. Menu: Garlic Herb Escargot en Croute, a Classic French Salad, Coq au Vin over Baked Rice Pilaf & Caramel Ice Cream Profiteroles with Homemade Chocolate Fudge for dessert. 25745 April 2 • Thu., 6-9 p.m. • Expo 25746 May. 16 • Sat., 5-8 p.m. • Central • Instructor: Jennifer Osheroff

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cooking | aurora cooks W! NE RICOTTA, MEATBALL, POLENTA, REPEAT

Menu: Tuscan Grilled Vegetable Bruschetta, Stuffed Mushrooms, Lamb Meatballs in Smoked Tomato Broth with Homemade Ricotta over Creamy Polenta, Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta with Strawberry Granita & Almond Brittle. 25747 April 2 25748 May 7 • Thu., 6-9 p.m. • Central

GIRLS WHO BRUNCH

Join us for a morning of mimosas & waffles in this ladies brunch class. Menu: Raspberry Almond Belgian Waffles, Ricotta & Asparagus Frittata, Sweet Potato & Chorizo Hash & Tropical Acai Breakfast Bowls. 25749 April 4 • Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. • Central 25750 May 16 • Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. • Expo

BAO CHICKA BAO BAO

Learn to make fresh & airy Chinese steam buns with a variety of fillings. Menu: Char Sui Pork Buns, Chicken & Shitake Steam Buns, Chinese Custard Steam Buns & Chinese Noodle Soup with Pork & Shrimp Wontons. 25788 April 9 25789 May 14 • Thu., 6-9 p.m. • Central 25790 May 23 • Sat., 6-9 p.m. • Expo

FILLED PASTA & VINO

Become a filled pasta artisan! Practice making different types of filled pastas then mix & match them with different fillings & sauces. Pasta Shapes: Mezzaluna, Ravioli & Tortellini. Fillings: Roasted Vegetable, Three Cheese & Lump Crab. Sauces: Garden Pesto, Tomato Basil & Ginger Corn Cream. • Fri., 6-9 p.m. 25751 April 10 • Expo 25752 May 15 • Central

TASTE OF THAILAND GF

Adventure to the streets of Thailand as we cook from Andy Ricker's (chef/owner of Pok Pok) cookbook Pok Pok, a collection of authentic Thai recipes & stories. Menu: Papaya Salad, Spicy Drunken Noodles, Stir Fried Brussel Sprouts, Thai Curry Chicken Soup & Coconut Cream Mango Sticky Rice. • Fri., 6-9 p.m. 25753 April 10 • Central 25754 May 1 • Expo

W! NE COUSCOUS IN CASABLANCA

Menu: Merguez Lettuce Wraps with Harissa Aioli, Homemade Pita, Grilled Lamb Kefta with Herbed Lemon Yogurt, Chickpea & Cauliflower Tagine with Apricot-Almond Couscous & warm Baklava for dessert. • Fri., 6-9 p.m. 25755 April 24 • Expo 25756 May 8 • Central

LIVIN LIFE ON THE VEG

Add a few new dishes & a little flare to your plant-based diet with the creative recipes in this class. Menu: Schezwan & Masala Dosas with Coconut Chutney, Caramelized Carrot Soup Shooters & Shredded Jack Fruit Bao Buns. 25757 April 30 • Thu., 6-9 p.m. • Central

TAMALES & MARGARITAS GF

Enjoy a night out learning to make tasty tamales & salsas while sipping a margarita. Menu: Chipotle Pulled Chicken & Vegetarian Green Chile Tamales, Salsa Roja & Jicama Slaw with Dessert Tamales topped with Dulce de Leche Ice Cream. 25759 April 30 • Thu., 6-9 p.m. • Expo 25758 May 1 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Central

ICE CREAM FOR GROWNUPS

Join us to get the inside scoop on making boozy ice cream desserts at home. Experiment with creative flavors & learn tricks to customizing your own! Menu: Bourbon Caramel Root Beer Float, Khalua Espresso Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches, Graham Cracker Cheesecake Churro Bowls, Peanut Butter Brownie Crunch Cones. 25760 May 8 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Expo 25761 May 21 • Thurs., 6-9 p.m. • Central

ESSENTIALS OF INDIAN COOKING

Menu: Samosas with Coconut Chutney, Paneer Masala with Jeera Rice & Garlic Naan. 25762 May 22 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Central

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crafts | & hobbies All craft classes are held at Aurora Center for Active Adults unless otherwise noted. *Request supply list at registration

HAND-PAINTED NOTECARD WORKSHOP

Engage your creativity & create something practical at the same time! Explore a simple, versatile card-making technique using hand carved wood block stamps from India & colored inks. No experience necessary & all materials provided. 24168 March 4 • Wed., 9-11 a.m. 24172 May 22 • Fri., 6-8:30 p.m. • Central • $31 ($25 Resident)

BASIC EMBROIDERY

Hand embroidery is making a comeback. Learn basic techniques & stitches such as running stitch, satin stitch, French knots & more while creating a simple sampler. Use these stitches to grow the fundamental techniques of hand embroidery. Class fee includes cost of materials. Please bring embroidery scissors. 24176 April 2-23 • Thu., 6-8 p.m. • $53 ($42 Resident) • Central

FARMHOUSE CANVAS CRAFT

Spruce up your décor & have fun while creating a rustic, farmhouse chic canvas to hang in your home or office. Customize your canvas to suit your style & add a personal touch! All materials included in class fee. 24174 May 13 • Wed., 5:30-7:30 p.m. • $44 ($35 Resident)

CROCHET & KNITTING*

Ages 16 & older

Anyone can learn to knit or crochet. You can too! Class covers basic & advanced skills. Pattern reading & finishing. Bring a skein of light-colored worsted weight yarn. Crochet: bring H-8 aluminum hook. Knitters: bring 10-inch size #8 needles. • $60 ($48 Resident) 24179 March 2-April 6 24182 April 13-May 18 • Mon., 9:30-11:30 a.m. 24183 March 3-April 7 24185 April 14-May 19 • Tue., 6-8 p.m. 24186 March 5-April 9 24188 April 16-May 21 • Thu., 6:30-8:30 p.m. • Meadowood

EASTER FLORAL ARRANGEMENT*

Join Barbara Hunt, former owner of House of Flowers Floral Shop to create a fresh floral Easter basket arrangement to brighten your holiday table. Please bring garden clippers or kitchen shears to class. Materials included in class fee. 24189 April 9 • Thu., 9-10 a.m. • $44 ($35 Resident)

JAPANESE BUNKA*

This needlework art form is completed with a punch needle & a unique thread from Japan. This class is a student-led workshop. *Kit must be ordered prior to class. Call 303.739.7961 for information. 24190 March 3-24 24192 April 7-28 24194 May 5-26 • Tue., 10 a.m.-noon • *$10 ($8 Resident)

SIMPLE JEWELRY I*

Explore simple techniques to make your own jewelry. Instruction will include the correct way to string & weave the beads to make simple, beautiful creations. *Supply List must be purchased prior to class start. 24197 March 2 & 9 • Mon., 1-3 p.m. • $25 ($20 Resident)

SIMPLE JEWELRY II*

Advance your skills from Simple Jewelry while practicing new & more difficult techniques. Supply List must be purchased prior to class start. 24198 April 6-20 • Mon., 1-3 p.m. • $38 ($30 Resident)

SIMPLE JEWELRY III*

This more advanced class will introduce more complex beading techniques to create a piece worthy of many compliments.* Supply List must be purchased prior to class start. 24199 May 4-18 • Mon., 1-3 p.m. • $38 ($30 Resident)

QUILTING*

Learn an art that lasts a lifetime & create beautiful pieces. Learn & develop your skills as you work on a different quilt block & technique each month. You will soon have a quilt ready to finish. Join the class at any month. *Supply list provided with registration.

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crafts | unleash your creativity MONDAY QUILT BLOCK

This class is intended for quilters of all levels. 24204 March 2 24207 April 6 24208 May 4 • Mon., 1-4 p.m. • $15 ($12 Resident)

TUESDAY QUILT BLOCK

This class is intended for quilters of all levels. Please note: Tuesday class is a repeat of the Monday Quilt Block class offered the day prior. 24404 March 3 24405 April 7 24406 May 5 • Tue., 5:30-8:30 p.m. • $15 ($12 Resident) • Central

SATURDAY QUILT BLOCK

This class is intended for quilters of all levels. 24210 March 7 24211 April 4 24212 May 2 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • $15 ($12 Resident)

SATURDAY FULL- DAY QUILT

Join the fun making a simple project in this all-day class. 24209 April 18 • Sat., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. • $29 ($23 Resident)

BASIC SEWING CLASS*

Instruction will include basic sewing skills, sewing machine & tool basics & sewing seams, while constructing simple sewing projects. *Supply List must be purchased prior to class start. 24213 May 7-21 • Thu., 1-4 p.m. • $59 ($47 Resident)

QUILT SALE-AURORA CENTER FOR ACTIVE ADULTS

Beautiful, handmade quilts made by the talented members of the ACAA Quilting Bee Volunteers. Proceeds benefit special projects at the Aurora Center for Active Adults. Special orders are accepted. Call for more information 303.739.7961. Thu., April 30, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri., May 1, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sat., May 2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

dance | cultural services ADULT BEGINNING BALLET An introduction to ballet positions & steps including barre work & combinations in the

ADULT DANCE

center & across the floor.

Ages 18 & older

25970 April 3-May 22

ADULT BEGINNING TAP

• Fri., 6:15-7:15 p.m.

Introduction of beginner, basic tap steps 25966 March 31-May 19 • Tue., 6:30-7:30 p.m. • $89 ($70 Resident) • Meadow Hills

• $89 ($70 Resident)

ADULT INTERMEDIATE TAP

25971 April 1-May 20

A continuation of your tap education. At least 4-5 sessions of Adult Beg. Tap or prior tap experience is prerequisite for registering for this class. Registration for this class is ONLY processed by calling the Dance Office at 303.326.8308. Summer Camps 25968 April Registration opens 2-May 21 Monday, Feb. 3 for all • Thu., 7:15-8:15 2020 summer camps p.m. via AuroraGov.org/ • $89 ($70 Recreation or phone Resident) 303.326.8650 • Meadowood

• Meadow Hills

ADULT INTERMEDIATE BALLET A continuation of your ballet education. • Wed., 6:15-7:15 p.m. • $89 ($70 Resident) • Meadowood

ADULT CONTEMPORARY Contemporary dance is a more relaxed, grounded, free style of dance in which choreographers use emotions & moods to design their own steps. 25972 April 1-May 20

• Wed., 7:15-8:30 p.m. • $89 ($70 Resident) • Meadowood

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dance | cultural services ADULT BURLESQUE/BROADWAY

Grab your girlfriends & express yourself as the gorgeous women that you are! Classes consist of a warm-up & sultry burlesque choreography as well as choreography to Broadway tunes past & present. 25973 April 3-May 22 • Fri., 7:15-8:15 p.m. • $89 ($70 Resident) • Meadow Hills

ADULT BEGINNING BELLY DANCE

Develop core strength through the beautiful, ancient art of belly dance. Learn the basics in a fun & supportive atmosphere. 25975 March 31-May 19 • Tue., 7:30-8:30 p.m. • $89 ($70 Resident) • Meadow Hills

ADULT HIP HOP

Explore hip hop choreography & improve your style on the dance floor! 25978 March 31-May 19 • Tue., 6:30-7:30 p.m. • $89 ($70 Resident) • Beck

WALTZ FOR SPECIAL EVENTS

Do you want to wow your guests at your wedding or special event? Grab your beau for this preparation class for waltzing at special events. This class is also open to anyone wanting to learn to learn the waltz. Prices are per couple. Couples only. 25979 April 2-23 25981 May 7-28 • Thu., 7:30-8:30 p.m. • $44 ($34 Resident) per couple • Expo

KIDS DANCE Ages 3-18

BALLET

Twirl & Jump. These classes are an introduction to ballet technique & terminology & the world of dance & movement. Students will work on socialization, coordination, spatial awareness & musicality. A great way for your child to be creative through dance & music!

TIPPY TOES

Age 3

25983 March 31-May 19, Tue., 10-10:45 a.m. 25984 April 4-May 23, Sat., 9-9:45 a.m. • $78 ($62 Resident) • Meadowood

CREATIVE DANCE

Age 3-4

Skills in the class are geared toward preschool learning concepts. 25985 April 6-June 1 (No class May 25) • Mon., 3:45-4:30 p.m. • $78 ($62 Resident) • Central Recreation Center

KINDERDANCE

Ages 4-6

25989 April 6-June 1 (No class May 25) • Mon., 4:30-5:15 p.m. • Central Rec Center 25990 April 4-May 23 • Sat., 9:45-10:30 a.m. • Meadowood • $78 ($62 Resident)

BEGINNING BALLET

Ages 7-11

25992 April 6-June 1 (No class May 25) • Mon., 5:15-6:15 p.m. • Central Recreation Center • $89 ($70 Resident) 27330 Apr. 4-May 23 • Sat., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. • Meadowood

HIP HOP

Explore current hip hop choreography with a wide range of styles including warmup, across the floor, dance combinations, locking & popping.

INTRO TO HIP HOP

Ages 4-6

25993 March 31-May 19 • Tue., 4:45-5:30 p.m. • Beck 25994 April 4-May 23 • Sat., 10:45-11:30 a.m. • Village Green • $78 ($62 Resident)

BEGINNING HIP HOP

Ages 7-11

25995 April 3-May 22 • Fri., 7-8 p.m. • Meadowood 25997 April 4-May 23 • Sat., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Village Green • $89 ($70 Resident)

TEEN HIP HOP

Ages 12-18

25998 March 31-May 19 • Tue., 5:30-6:30 p.m. • $89 ($70 Resident) • Beck

BEGINNING KIDS TAP

Ages 6-10

Improve coordination & rhythm while getting a fun intro of basic tap steps including a warm-up, center work & across the floor. 25999 April 6-June 1 (No class May 25) • Mon., 6:45-7:45 p.m. • $89 ($70 Resident) • Meadowood

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dogs | howling good time BEGINNING DOG TRAINING

PUPPY KINDERGARTEN

Dogs 5 months & older

Learn how to understand your dog & communicate with them. Teach the six basic commands (sit, down, come, stand, stay & loose leash walking), good manners & work on behavioral problems. Do not bring dog to first class. Bring proof of shots (DHLPP & Rabies) to first class. 24560 March 1-29 24567 April 19-May 17 • Sun., 8:30-9:30 a.m. • Expo • Instructor: Ethan Bonen • $111 ($89 Resident) 24570 March 2-30 24549 April 20-May 18 • Mon., 6-7 p.m. • Beck • Instructor: Dirza Dittberner • $111 ($89 Resident)

For puppies 9 weeks to 5 months old

Start shaping your puppy for a lifetime of good manners. This class emphasizes socialization & training basic skills. Do not bring dog to first class. No chain or retractable leashes. Bring proof of shots (DHLPP & Rabies) to first class. 24568 March 1-29 24569 April 19-May 17 • Sun., 9:45-10:45 a.m. • Expo • Instructor: Ethan Bonen • $111 ($89 Resident)

excursions | & travel DAY TRIPPER SOCIAL Pick up the Summer Day Tripper newsletter with detailed information about day trips & extended travel for Summer 2020. The Day Tripper Social gives you the opportunity to meet with friends & make plans over coffee & refreshments. • 9-11 a.m.

AURORA SINGERS “GONE OVERBOARD”*

SENIORS ON THE MOVE

DAY TRIPS (*) These trips have a registration deadline & are subject to a special cancellation policy. Please call 303.739.7950 for more information. All day trips require moderate walking & a few stairs. The day trips have a lot of walking &

several stairs. Note the day trips marked with the

25070 March 4 • Wed., 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. • $30 ($24 Resident)

25071 March 8 • Sun., 1:15-6:15 p.m. • $35 ($28 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Feb. 7

• Fri., April 3

marked with a

DENVER DUMB FRIENDS LEAGUE TOUR

indicate trips at high altitude

over 8,000’. Please notify when registering for any special needs for accessibility; i.e. Handicapped seating or dietary allergies.

“SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE” @ THE FOX THEATER* 25069 March 1

• Sun., 1:15-4:30 p.m. • $51 ($41 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Jan. 30

Union Station 25072 March 10 • Tue., 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

DIA 25073 April 8 • Wed., 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Boulder 25074 May 6 • Wed., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. • Free • Registration Required

GAYLORD ROCKIES RESORT & CONVENTION CENTER

25075 March 13 • Fri., 10:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m. • Leaves from ACAA 25076 April 10 • Fri., 10:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m. • Leaves from ACAA 25077 May 8 • Fri., 10:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m. • Leaves from Central Recreation Center • $25 ($20 Resident)

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excursions | & travel “ILLUSIONIST RICK THOMAS” @ THE PACE CENTER* 25078 March 14 • Sat., 6:30-10 p.m. • $80 ($64 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Feb 3

DENVER BRASS “CELTIC OBSESSION” @ THE NEWMANN CENTER* 25079 March 15 • Sun., 1-4:30 p.m. • $53 ($42 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Feb. 10

“THE DROWSY CHAPERONE” @ THE LAKEWOOD CULTURAL ARTS CENTER* 25080 March 22 • Sun., 1-5:45 p.m. • $68 ($54 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Feb. 20

CENTRAL CITY HISTORICAL TOUR 25081 March 31 • Tue., 8:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m. • $58 ($46 Resident)

DHT: HISTORICAL WOMEN OF DENVER 25082 April 1 • Wed., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. • $54 ($43 Resident)

PEARL STREET MALL IN BOULDER 25083 April 15 • Wed., 9:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. • $33 ($26 Resident) • Leaves from Central Recreation Center

ROYAL GORGE TRAIN & LUNCH

25085 April 27 • Mon., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • $159 ($127 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Feb. 19

COLORADO ROCKIES BASEBALL AT COORS FIELD Rockies vs. Chicago White Sox 27372 April 29 • Wed., noon-5 p.m. • Last day to register/cancel: April 9 Rockies vs. L.A. Dodgers 27373 May 28 • Thu., noon-5 p.m. • $53 ($42 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: May 7

“KILLER B’S” @ THE PACE THEATER* 25101 May 1 • Fri., 6:30-10:15 p.m. • $54 ($44 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: March 30

“CURTAINS” @ THE CANDLELIGHT DINNER THEATER* 25103 May 2 • Sat., 10:30-5:30 p.m. • $109 ($87 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: March 30

“MUSIC THAT MOVES US” @ THE PACE THEATER*

25105 May 3 • Sun., 1-5 p.m. • $54 ($43 Resident) • Leaves from Central Recreation Center • Last day to register/cancel: March 29

HIWAN MUSEUM SPRING TEA & TOUR*

MOLLY BROWN HOUSE TOUR & TEA*

25106 May 4 • Mon., 12:45-5:30 p.m. • $63 ($50 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Feb. 24

25084 April 18 • Sat., 12:15-4:45 p.m. • $71 ($57 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Feb. 3

25107 May 13 • Wed., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. • $54 ($43 Resident)

This trip is not suitable for participants with walker/wheelchairs

“DISNEY’S FREAKY FRIDAY” @ THE FOX THEATER* 25100 April 26 • Sun., 1:30-6:45 p.m. • $55 ($44 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: March 25

DHT: BAD BOYS & BAWDY GIRLS

DENVER BRASS “LET FREEDOM RING” @BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH*

25108 May 16 • Sat., 2-5:45 p.m. • $44 ($35 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: April 2

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excursions | & travel A DAY IN ESTES PARK W/ TOUR OF THE STANLY HOTEL*

25959 May 18 • Mon., 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. • $113 ($90 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: April 22

LUCKY THREE RANCH*

25958 May 20 • Wed., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. • $68 ($54 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: April 17

“RAGTIME” @ THE BOULDER DINNER THEATER*

25109 May 24 • Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. • $100 ($80 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Feb 7

MARDI GRAS CASINO

27458 May 11 • Mon., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. • $9 ($7 Resident)

MYSTERY MEAL 25931 May 12

• Tue., 3:45-7:30 p.m. • $26 ($21 Resident) • Menu Range: $17-$32

CASTLE CAFE 25932 May 22

• Fri., 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. • $24 ($19 Resident) • Menu Range: $5-$19

LAS BRISAS 25932 May 27

• Wed., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. • $21 ($17 Resident) • Menu Range: $15-$20 • Leaves from Central Recreation Center

TRAVEL PRESENTATIONS • ACAA

DINING ADVENTURES MAINE SHACK

25922 March 5 • Thu., 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. • $23 ($18 Resident) • Menu Range: $8-$25

CASEY’S IRISH BISTRO & PUB

25923 March 17 • Tue., 10:45-2 p.m. • $23 ($18 Resident) • Menu Range: $10-$20

LUCILLE’S CREOLE CAFE

25924 March 25 • Wed., 11:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m. • $23 ($18 Resident) • Menu Range: $9-$13 • Leaves from Central Recreation Center

PERFECT LANDING

• Texas Cowboy Country • Danbue Delights During Oktoberfest • Charleston, Savannah & Jekyll Island 25956 May 7

• Thu., 2 p.m. • Free, registration required

PREMIER

WORLD DISCOVERY

• Rome & The Country Roads Of Tuscany • Oregon Trails & The Portland Rose Festival • New York City Holiday 25921 May 14

• Thu., 2 p.m. • Free, registration required

25925 April 6 • Mon., 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. • $21 ($17 Resident) • Menu Range $10-$25

SPERO WINERY WINE TASTING & LUNCH*

25926 April 23 • Thu., 11:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. • $60 ($48 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: March 19

• Discover Panama • Discover Outback To The Glaciers • Greece Island Hopper 25920 May 21

• Thu., 2 p.m. • Free, registration required

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fitness | & wellness APPOINTMENTS MON-SAT

PERSONAL TRAINING PACKAGES

Therapeutic

Massage & Reflexology Relieve stress & speed up the healing process. ACAA 303.739.7950 BECK 303.739.6888

MASSAGE

1st time clients: 60 min. • $45 1st time clients: 90 min. • $67.50 30 min. • $37 60 min. • $52 90 min. • $75 Massage Packages 3 Pack • $141** 5 Pack • $225**

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY

CranioSacral Therapy is a noninvasive, light touch therapy that releases restrictions in the deepest layers of the central nervous system caused by accidents, injuries & emotional trauma. CranioSacral Therapy is helpful for many conditions including: headaches, migraines, chronic neck & back pain, TMJ disorder & general relaxation & pain. (clients remain fully clothed for treatment.) 1st time clients: 60 min. • $64 1st time clients: 90 min. • $93.50 60 min. • $75 90 min. • $110 CranioSacral Therapy Packages 3 Pack (180 min.) • $202.50** 5 Pack (300 min.) • $337.50** **Packages are in 1 hour increments. Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance or a $26 fee will be charged.

DROP-IN FITNESS

For drop-in fitness schedules at ACAA, Beck, Central, Expo & Moorhead visit AuroraGov.org/Fitness.

ACAA • 30 Del Mar Circle, Aurora, CO 303.739.7950 BECK • 800 Telluride St., Aurora, CO 303.739.6891 CENTRAL • 18150 E. Vassar PL., Aurora, CO 720.859.4989 MOORHEAD • 2390 Havana St., Aurora, CO 303.739.7958

INDIVIDUAL*

Work with a Certified Personal Trainer to meet your specific goals & needs. ● $45/Fitness Assessment (75 min.) Introductory session required before other sessions ● $40/1

session (60 min.) sessions (180 min.) ● $195/6 sessions (360 min.) ● $110/3

GROUP*

Exercise with friends in a semi-private setting for more accountability & fun with the same specialized attention as an individual session. Group size is 2-4 people ● $36 per person/Introductory Session (75 min.) Introductory session required before other sessions ● $33 per person/1 session (60 min.) ● $81 per person/3 sessions (180 min.) ● $150 per person/6 sessions (360 min.)

YOUTH PERSONAL TRAINING Ages 13-17

• • • •

$40/Introductory Fitness Assessment (75 min.) $36/1 session (60 min.) $99/3 sessions (180 min.) $175/6 sessions (360 min.)

WEIGHT ROOM ORIENTATION

Staff instructs you on the proper use of equipment. This service is free & included with your admission fee, please register at least 24 hours in advance. Weight room orientations are available at ACAA, Beck, Central & Moorhead. Call the center of your choice to schedule a time.

PRIVATE YOGA SESSIONS

• • • •

$45/Private yoga assessment (75 min.) $40/ 1 session (60 min.) $110/ 3 sessions (180 min.) $195/ 6 sessions (360 min.)

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fitness | & wellness All drop-in classes are FREE with daily center entry. Schedules are subject to change, visit us online for the most up-to-date schedule at AuroraGov.org/Recreation. For center hours & drop-in & membership prices, visit page 3.

ACAA DROP-IN & MEMBERSHIP

Includes use of: ● Weight & exercise room featuring weights, treadmills, NuStep, the Wave, bikes, stepper & elliptical machines. Free orientation required before first visit. ● Drop-in fitness classes ● Billiards

W! NE CLASS CHALLENGE LEVELS 1 2

Basic Moves, Challenging Moves Conversational Pace

3

Basic +, Challenging Moves Increased Pace

4

5

Advanced, Challenging Moves Challenging Pace

ACAA DROP-IN FITNESS CLASS SCHEDULE ADULTS 18 & OLDER

Pay Drop-in Fee or Membership Free if you swipe your SilverSneakers® Class

Day Time

Level

BELLY DANCE

Tue.

3-4 p.m.

1-3

STRENGTH & BALANCE

M/W

12:30-1:25 p.m.

1-3

GOLDEN BARRE

Fri.

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

3-5

ESSENTRICS

T/TH

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

3-5

LINE DANCE-BEGINNER I

Thu.

noon-1 p.m.

1-3

LINE DANCE-BEGINNER II

Wed.

12:30-1:30 p.m.

2-4

LINE DANCE-INTERMEDIATE

Wed.

1:45-2:45 p.m.

3-5

DANCE, DRUM & JAM

Mon.

10:15-11 a.m.

3-5

Fri.

10:45-11:25 a.m.

3-5

SS CLASSIC

Mon.

8:30-9:30 a.m.

1-3

W/F

10:15-11:15 a.m.

1-3

M/W/F

1:30-2:30 p.m.

1-3

SS CIRCUIT

T/TH

1:30-2:30 p.m.

2-4

STRENGTH TRAINING

M/W/F

7:30-8:30 a.m.

3-5

M/W

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

3-5

BEGINNER GENTLE TAI CHI

Mon.

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

1-3

ADVANCED GENTLE TAI CHI

Wed.

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

2-4

TOTAL FITNESS

M/W/F

8-9 a.m.

3-5

M-F

9-10 a.m.

3-5

Sat.

10:15-11:15 a.m.

3-5

YOGA-GENTLE & MINDFUL

Sat.

9-10 a.m.

1-3

YOGA-CHAIR

T/TH

8:30-9:30 a.m.

1-3

M/W/F

2:30-3:30 p.m.

1-3

MAT YOGA

Mon.

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

1-3

STRENGTH STRETCH & BALANCE

Wed.

10-11 a.m.

3-5

ZUMBA®

Mon.

5:30-6:20 p.m.

3-5

SILVERSNEAKERS® (SS)

ZUMBA & TONING

Wed.

5:30-6:45 p.m.

3-5

GLOBAL ZUMBA®

Fri.

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

3-5

ZUMBA CIRCUIT

Thu.

5:15-6:15 p.m.

3-5

ZUMBA STEP

Tue.

5:30-6:15 p.m.

3-5

ZUMBA® GOLD-BEGINNERS

Wed.

9:05-9:50 a.m.

3-5

®

®

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fitness | & wellness SPECIALTY FITNESSVIRGINIA COURT ELEMENTARY

DROP-IN CLASSES CENTRAL DROP-IN CLASSES:

Bootcamp 3-5 Central Core 2-5 Hatha Yoga 1-3 Chair Yoga 1-3 Essentrics 2-4 Lunch Rush Express 3-5 Mat Yoga 1-3 SilverSneakers Classic 1-3 SilverSneakers Circuit 2-4 Spin 3-5 Total Body Tone 3-5 Vinyasa Flow Yoga 2-5 Zumba 2-5

JACKI SORENSEN'S AEROBIC DANCE

Ages 16 & older

Join one of the FIRST dance exercise programs! Move to upbeat, motivating music in this get-it-all-together format combining core work, stretching, strength training & aerobic exercise. A total body workout in just one hour! First class free for new students. For more information, call Valerie 303.913.2316. 24598 April 8-May 18 • M/W, 6:15-7:15 p.m. No class Jan. 20, Feb. 17* • $96 (2x/wk.) • $60 (1x/wk.)

BECK DROP-IN CLASSES

(Visit the fitness website at AuroraGov.org/ Recreation for the full Beck drop-in class schedule, updated daily) Butts & Guts 2-5 CardioFit 3-5 CardioStrength 3-5 Bootcamp 3-5 SilverSneakers Yoga 1-3 Super Core 3-5 Zumba Fit 2-4 Chair Yoga 1-3 CoreStrength 3-4 PowerCruz Spin 3-5 SilverSneakers Circuit 2-4 SilverSneakers Classic 1-3 Spin 3-5 Tabata Blast 2-5 Tai Chi 2-4 Vinyasa Yoga 2-5 Yoga Flow 2-5

SPECIALTY-VILLAGE GREEN RECREATION CENTER BALANCED BODY BARRE FITNESS

Ages 16 & older

Sculpt, slim & stretch your entire body through this energizing & targeted workout. Choreographed moves & upbeat music motivate you as you work at the barre & center floor using small balls & bands. Combines elements of Pilates, dance, yoga & functional training. Emphasis on form, posture, alignment-& FUN! For more information, call Valerie 303.913.2316. Please bring an exercise mat to class. 24715 March 14 & 28* 24655 April 4-25** 24680 May 2-30** • Sat., 9-10 a.m. • $16* • $32** • Drop-in $10/class (if space is available)

CLASS CHALLENGE LEVELS 1 2 Basic Moves, Challenging Moves Conversational Pace

3

Basic +, Challenging Moves Increased Pace

4

5

Advanced, Challenging Moves Challenging Pace

EXPO DROP-IN FITNESS CLASS SCHEDULE Class CARDIOSTRENGTH ZUMBA CARDIOSTRENGTH

Day Time T/TH 8:15-9:15 a.m. T/TH 6:30-7:30 p.m. T/TH 5:30-6:30 p.m.

3-5 2-5 3-5

MOORHEAD DROP-IN FITNESS CLASS SCHEDULE Class CARDIOSTRENGTH BARBELL BLAST INTRO TO INTERVAL TRAINING ZUMBA

Day Time M/W/F 9:15-10:15 a.m. Mon. 5:35-6:35 p.m. Wed. 5:35-6:35 p.m. M/W 6:35-7:35 p.m. Sat. 11:15 a.m.

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3-5 3-5 1-3 2-5 2-5


fitness | & wellness SPECIALTY - ACAA BASIC TAI CHI CHU'UAN

Introduction to the Yang Style Long Form 24757 April 3-June 26 • Fri., 9:45-10:30 a.m. • $113 ($90 Resident)

ADVANCED TAI CHI CHU'UAN

Advanced Yang Style Long Form

CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION

Learn, dance & break the piñata. Celebrate life with friends & meet new ones! Learn the history of four of the Zumba dances Cumbia, Merengue, Raggaetone & Salsa. Enjoy refreshments. 24747 May 1

• Fri., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • $7 ($5 Resident)

24754 April 3-June 26 • Fri., 9-9:45 a.m. • $113 ($90 Resident)

SPECIALTY- BECK

YOGA FOR ARTHRITIS & BACK CARE

Ages 18 & older

This mat yoga class offers gentle, mindful movement to ease muscular tension & reduce joint stiffness & other chronic pain & discomfort. Intended to promote overall well-being with practices to calm the mind, improve posture & balance, increase flexibility & build strength, this class is suitable for anyone who prefers a relaxed pace & a quiet, mindful yoga practice. 24748 March 3-31

WOMENS WEIGHT TRAINING This six-week program is perfect for any healthy woman who is looking to transform her body through a great weight lifting program. You will learn how to plan your workout, proper technique & how to track progress of your trainer once a week to go over the previous week, answer questions & how to keep gaining strength. 25026 April 1-May 6

• Wed., 6:30-7:30 p.m. • $53 ($45 Resident)

24759 April 7-28 24751 May 5-26 • Tue., 10-11:15 a.m. • $31 ($25 Resident)

ST. PATTY’S DAY-WEAR YOUR GREEN & BE SEEN

Come & Drum, Prance & Dance, Come attend & meet a friend! Learn how to make healthy recipes from the GREEN avocado while enjoying refreshments. 24750 March 13 • Fri., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • $7 ($5 Resident)

AGING GRACEFULLY

Presented by Dr. Tim Cummins. One of the biggest fears as people age is losing their independence. From loss of energy & stamina to weakening of muscles & falling, many people begin to live a limited life. Our golden years are picture painted of: family, travel, fun & adventure & although true for some, many are not living out these years the way they envisioned it. This workshop will give you the information & tools necessary to have the health you need to live out your dreams. 25814 April 24 • Fri., 10-11:30 a.m. • Free, registration required

SPECIALTY-CENTRAL RECREATION CENTER GAIN CONTROL OF YOUR DIABETES! Ages 16 & older

Presented by Tri-County Health Department. Join us for a FREE series of four, 2-hour long diabetes group classes. These classes will help you to develop the tools you need to better manage your diabetes. Classes will be led by a registered dietitian from the Tri-County Health Department Our classes are interactive & involve lively discussions. You are welcome to attend one or all four classes. Feel free to bring your friend or family member for support. 18137 March 4-25

• Wed., 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. • Free, registration required

ADAPTIVE FITNESS

1:1 & group programming opportunities available for people with disabilities, contact 303.326.8410 for more information.

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fitness | & wellness HATHA YOGA

ROCKS STYLE BOOTCAMP & YOGA

Ages 16 & older

Ages 16 & older

Enjoy this extended format that leaves you relaxed, flexible, strengthened & energized. Stress reduction & breathing techniques are used for total wellness. 24600 March 2-30 24719 April 6-27 24728 May 4-25 • Mon., 9:15-10:45 a.m. • $45 ($36 Resident)

This Red Rocks inspired class will use the stadium style stairs to provide a unique 1 hour boot camp experience. We will conclude the class with a 30 minute yoga cooldown. The best of both worlds! 25093 May 9 • Sat., 8:30-10 a.m. • $13 ($10 Resident)

FAMILY FITNESS FUN

MIMOSAS & YOGA

Ages 4 & older

Enjoy an hour of relaxing yoga & then head into our state-of-the-art kitchen for a mimosa & some tasty treats! 24679 March 15 24696 April 19 24731 May 17 • Sun., 10 a.m.-noon • $25 ($20 Resident)

Let’s bring fitness, family & fun all together in one night! This class will feature some kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba® choreography as well as some fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. 25092 April 3 • Fri., 5-6:30 p.m. • $8 ($5 Resident) per person

Ages 21 & older

YIN YOGA

ZUMBA KIDS

Ages 16 & older

Ages 4-11

Suitable for all levels. Yin yoga invites you to slow down & create space for stillness. It consists of a series of long-held, passive floor poses which target the deep connective tissues of the body, nourishing joints, ligaments, tendons & fascia. Yin yoga is for you if you are tired & craving energy or you’re over-stimulated & have too much energy. 25089 March 13 24697 April 17 25090 May 8 • Fri., 6:30-7:30 p.m. • $13 ($10 Resident)

Zumba Kids classes feature kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba® choreography. We break down the steps, add games, activities & cultural exploration elements into the class structure. Helps develop a healthy lifestyle & incorporate fitness as a natural part of children’s lives. 24743 March 5-26 24601 April 2-30 24701 May 7-28 • Thu., 4:15-5 p.m. • $13 ($10 Resident)

BARRE FITNESS

TEEN SPRING TRAINING CAMP

Ages 16 & older

Ages 13- 17

Barre fitness is a hybrid workout class - combining ballet-inspired moves with elements of Pilates, dance, yoga & strength training. Most classes incorporate a ballet barre & use classic dance moves such as plies, alongside static stretches. Barre also focuses on high reps of small range movements. 25202 March 5-26 25203 April 2-30 25204 May 7-28 • Thu., 10:35-11:35 a.m. • $31 ($25 Resident)

Our teen program offers 13-17-year-olds a great opportunity to build capacity across a variety of physical skills in a positive atmosphere. We develop our teens ability to move well through daily instruction on proper movement mechanics & safety. Our goal is to build a solid athletic foundation in our teens to ensure they can enjoy a lifetime of fitness. 24761 March 16-19 • Mon.-Thu., 3-4:30 p.m. • $31 ($25 Resident)

ASK A TRAINER!

SPECIALTY-EXPO

An interactive session that includes exercise demonstrations, answers to your fitness questions & an opportunity to learn the benefits of working with a personal trainer. 24768 March 7 24769 May 30 • Sat., 10-11:30 a.m. • $13 ($10 Resident)

$100/10 punch card • $50/5 punch card • $12 drop-in Enjoy Lynne’s extended format that leaves you relaxed, flexible, strengthened & energized. Stress reduction & breathing techniques are used for total wellness. • Wed., 9-10:30 a.m.

Ages 16 & older

LYNNE’S YOGA PASS

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fitness | & wellness SPECIALTY-MEADOWOOD

YOGALATES

ZUMBA

Ages 14 & older

Tone & sculpt your entire body as you

Ages 14 & older

Let the music move you! The Latin rhythm is sure to please, as you dance your way to fitness.

combine yoga & Pilates together. 24718 March 5-26 24714 April 2-30 24644 May 7-28

24605 March 3-31

• Thu., 7-8 p.m.

24692 April 7-28

• $25 ($20 Resident)

24720 May 5-26

• Tue., 11:15 a.m.-noon 24686 March 5-26 24710 April 2-30

SPECIALTY-MOORHEAD BOXING--YOUTH

24647 May 7-28

• Thu., 11:15 a.m.-noon • Meadowood • $19 ($15 Resident)

BEGINNING YOGA

Ages 6-12

Learn basic boxing skills & drills. Develop total body fitness with boxing specific strength & conditioning exercises. You will practice various punches with punching

Ages 16 & older

Easy-to-Learn yoga movements that improve flexibility, posture & strength. Good for chronic back pain, pre/post pregnancy or injury recovery. • $25 ($20 Resident) • $19 ($15 Resident)* 24707 March 2-30

mitts & a heavy bag. 24675 March 5-26 24738 April 2-30 24691 May 7-28

• Thu., 5:30-6:15 p.m. • $25 ($20 Resident)

BOXING—ADULT

24624 April 6-27

Ages 18 & older

24635 May 4-18*

• Mon., 9:30-10:30 a.m. 24660 March 4-25

Learn basic boxing skills & drills. Develop total body fitness with boxing specific strength & conditioning exercises. You will

24744 April 1-29

practice various punches with punching

24689 May 6-27

• Wed., 9:30-10:30 a.m.

SPECIALTY-MEADOW HILLS

mitts & a heavy bag. Adult Beginners 24651 March 3-31 24652 April 7-28

BEGINNING YOGA

24638 May 5-26

Ages 16 & older

Easy-to-Learn yoga movements that improve flexibility, posture & strength. Good for chronic back pain, pre/post pregnancy or injury recovery. • $25 ($20 Resident) 24639 March 4-25

• Tue., 5:30-6:30 p.m. Adult & Advanced Youth 24702 March 3-31 24595 April 7-28 24634 May 5-26

• Tue., 6:30-7:30 p.m.

24668 April 1-29

Adult & Advanced Youth

24670 May 6-27

• Wed., 6:30-7:30 p.m.

24717 March 5-26

24745 March 1-29

24722 April 2-30

24739 April 5-26

24623 May 7-28

24626 May 3-31

• Thu., 6:30-7:30 p.m.

• Sun., 10-11 a.m.

• $25 ($20 Resident)

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golf | come play our fantastic 5

AURORA GOLF OFFICE

15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012, GolfAurora.com • 303.739.7888 Aurora Hills ● 50 S Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80012 ● 303.739.1550 Meadow Hills ● 3609 S. Dawson St. Aurora CO 80014 ● 303.326.8450 Murphy Creek ● 1700 S Old Tom Morris Rd. Aurora, CO 80018 ● 303.739.1560 Saddle Rock ● 21705 E Arapahoe Rd. Aurora CO 80016 ● 303.326.8460 Springhill ● 800 N. Telluride St. Aurora CO 80011 ● 303.739.6854 (Executive 18)

PREMIER CARDS

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courses. Use it for green fees, golf carts,

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range balls & rental clubs. The card NEVER

Leagues) Visit our website, GolfAurora.com

expires, it’s transferable & you don’t have

& click on Clubs.

to be an Aurora resident to purchase one. Purchase online at GolfAurora.com & click on Gift Cards & Premier Cards or in any of our five Pro Shops. Don’t pay for golf without it! Restrictions apply

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$150

$175

$25

$250

$300

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• Get Golf Ready

$500

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• LPGA Golf 101

$150*

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SPRINGHILL ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP ADD-ON

*Jr. Premier card valid only for juniors 17 & under.

KIDS GOLF FREE • Ages 17 & younger free with paying adult • $5 per additional kid

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Add this option to your current Recreation Center Pass. You must be a Recreation Center annual pass holder to qualify for

• Normal cart fees apply for adults

this add-on. Find out more by calling

• No cart fees for kids

Beck Recreation Center at 303.739.6888.

• Not valid on holidays or for leagues

Purchase this Springhill Golf Course add-

• Available at all five courses

on when you buy your Recreation Center

• Daily after 2 p.m.

annual pass.

Please note, start time moves to 1 p.m.

$599 Play golf for 12 months with no

when the time changes in the fall & will

green fees. Valid daily after 12 p.m.

revert back to 2 p.m. in the spring.

(carts extra)

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gymnastics | flip, jump, play CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

COED TUMBLE TRIX

ROLLIE POLLIES

Ages 6-11. Boys & girls engage in the

Age walking-2. Toddlers learn body

sport of moving rapidly through an area,

awareness & increase independence

negotiating obstacles by running, jumping

through gross-motor activities. One adult

& basic tumbling.

per child. 100% adult involvement.

JITTER BUGS Ages 3 & 4. Exploration activities for boys & girls to promote sharing, taking turns & increase their attention span.

COED CHEER BASICS Ages 5-10. Boys & girls are introduced to cheerleading fundamentals including dance, motions, stunts, jumps & tumbling. Gain self-confidence & team spirit!

FIRE FLIES Age 5. Boys & girls improve basic skills

ADAPTIVE GYMNASTICS (AGES 3-9)

& develop new skills to prepare for our

& SPECIAL OLYMPICS GYMNASTICS

Tumbling & Girls Gymnastics classes.

(AGES 10 & OLDER)

Structured circuits on bars, beam, floor & vault.

Designed for individuals with disabilities. Goals & adaptations are created to

GIRLS BEGINNER GYMNASTICS

meet each individual’s needs. Contact

Ages 6-11. For girls who want to try the

720.859.4984 for class opportunities &

sport of gymnastics. Each participant

more info.

progresses at her individual pace to develop balance, coordination, flexibility & strength on bars, beam, floor & vault.

GIRLS INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS Ages 7-12. Fun recreational experience for girls who are becoming more serious about gymnastics. Structured lesson plans encourage discipline & progressive skill development. Instructor approval is required.

GIRLS ADVANCED GYMNASTICS Ages 8-13. Girls expand their abilities

FLIP, JUMP & PLAY TO CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY!

One hour in gym & one hour in party room. Includes qualified instructors. Call gymnastics office for pricing 303.326.8310.

Central Recreation Center

• 720.859.4999 • 10 children included • Cake, food, beverages & decorations included

Meadowood Recreation Center

mechanics. Instructor approval is required.

• 303.326.8310 • 10 children included ($5/each additional child) • Bring your cake, food, beverages & decorations

COED TUMBLING

Moorhead Recreation Center

Ages 5-10. Boys & girls focus on floor

• 303.326.8315 • 10 children included • Cake, food, beverages & decorations included

by learning higher level skills & improve technique. Work on cross-tumbling, routines, acrobatic skills & vault

tumbling & basic skills on a 40' trampoline or air track. Bars & beam are used to develop balance & strength.

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gymnastics | flip, jump, play CENTRAL RECREATION CENTER Session: March 7-May 2 No class: March 28, April 12 & 18

ROLLIE POLLIES

Sat., 11-11:45 a.m. • $88 ($70 Resident)

JITTER BUGS

Sat., noon-12:45 p.m. • $88 ($70 Resident)

COED TUMBLING

Sat., 1-1:55 p.m. • $105 ($84 Resident)

JITTER BUGS

Sun., 9-9:45 a.m. • $88 ($70 Resident)

FIRE FLIES

Sun., 10-10:45 a.m. • $88 ($70 Resident)

COED TUMBLING

Sun., 11-11:55 a.m. • $105 ($84 Resident)

COED CHEER BASICS

Sun., noon-12:55 p.m. • $105 ($84 Resident)

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26028

26029

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303.326.8300 Ages walking to 12 years Fun, supervised, open play. Parents must stay with child in the gym. $5/child • 10-visit punch card $39 M/W/F, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & Fri., 6:30-8 p.m. Session: March 2-May 2 No class: March 16-21

JITTER BUGS

Mon., 10-10:45 a.m. Tue., 10-10:45 a.m. Wed., 10-10:45 a.m. Thu., 9-9:45 a.m. Fri., 9-9:45 a.m. Fri., 4:30-5:15 p.m. Sat., 10-10:45 a.m. • $100 ($80 Resident)

Beginner Tue., 5:30-6:25 p.m. Tue., 6:30-7:25 p.m. Thu., 5:30-6:25 p.m. Thu., 6:30-7:25 p.m. Sat., noon-12:55 p.m. Sat., 1-1:55 p.m. • $120 ($96 Resident)

COED CHEER BASICS

OPEN GYM AT MEADOWOOD

Mon., 9-9:45 a.m. Tue., 9-9:45 a.m. Wed. 9-9:45 a.m. Thu., 10-10:45 a.m. Sat., 9-9:45 a.m. • $100 ($80 Resident)

25573 25588

GIRLS GYMNASTICS 26026

MEADOWOOD RECREATION CENTER

ROLLIE POLLIES

FIRE FLIES

Fri., 5:30-6:25 p.m. Sat., 11-11:55 a.m. • $120 ($96 Resident)

Mon., 4:30-5:25 p.m. Mon., 5:30-6:25 p.m. • $120 ($96 Resident)

COED TUMBLING

Mon., 6:30-7:25 p.m. Tue., 4:30-5:25 p.m. Wed., 4:30-5:25 p.m. Thu., 4:30-5:25 p.m. Fri., 10-10:55 a.m. • $120 ($96 Resident)

COED TUMBLE TRIX

Wed., 5:30-6:25 p.m. Wed., 6:30-7:25 p.m. • $120 ($96 Resident)

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25819 25820

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25811 25813

MOORHEAD RECREATION CENTER Session: March 6-May 1 No class: March 20

COED TUMBLING

Fri., 5-5:55 p.m. Fri., 6-6:55 p.m. • $100 ($80 Resident)

26033 26034

OVERLAND HIGH SCHOOL 25502 25510 25512 25513 25515

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Session: March 5-May 2 No class: March 19 & 21

GIRLS GYMNASTICS Beginner Sat., 9-10 a.m. • $120 ($96 Resident)

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Intermediate Thu., 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sat., 10-11 a.m. Sat., noon-1 p.m. • $120 ($96 Resident)

25846 25847 25849

Advanced Thu., 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m.-noon • $120 ($96 Resident)

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history museum | cultural services Partially funded by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District & the Aurora Museum Foundation

HOURS

Tue.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free Admission

STEAM-POWERED HISTORY CAMP 27255 Ages 11-13 • July 13-17 27256 Ages 8-10 • July 20-24 • Mon.-Fri., 8:30-11:30 a.m. • $75 ($60 Resident)

W! NE FACTS ON TAP: TOUR & TRIVIA NIGHT

EXHIBITS HOMETOWN PRIDE: STUDENT ATHLETIC & EXTRACURRICULAR HISTORY IN AURORA

This exhibit explores the sports & activities that shaped Aurora’s youth throughout the years. • Now-April 5

POWERED BY SCIENCE: TECHNOLOGIES OF THE PAST & FUTURE

Discover how mechanical wonders of the 19th & 20th century work & learn about the new & innovative industries operating in Aurora. • Opens April 21

AURORA’S HISTORIC GROWTH

Take a deeper look at Aurora’s growth & how it has impacted the economy, environment & cultural landscape of our ever-changing community. • Dec. 10-May 31

AURORA COLORADO WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME

The display profiles the twelve women honored by this hall of fame. Join us in celebrating some of Aurora’s influential women. • Opens March 3

Get a crash course on a current exhibit at the Aurora History Museum, then test your knowledge at our onsite trivia night. Includes 2 drink tickets. • March 12, Hometown Pride • April 23, Powered by Science • 6:30 p.m. • $10

FREE UKULELE LESSONS

Monthly lessons. Dates are subject to change, call for details. Recommended for ages 8 & older. • 1:30-3:30 p.m.

LECTURE SERIES • • • •

Wed., noon-1 p.m. $4 ($3 Resident) Aurora Historical Society members: Free Bring your lunch

THE 2020 CENSUS

Learn why the census matters & how you can help from representatives of the US Census Bureau. • March 18

GROWING AURORA

To celebrate tax day local historian, author & tour guide Phil Goodstein discusses growth in Aurora with a focus on the influence of federal facilities & infrastructure. • April 15

CHANGING AURORA

PROGRAMS

W! NE MORNINGS AT THE MUSEUM (PRESCHOOL PROGRAM)

Paul Karolyi, author, producer & host of the Changing Denver podcast, speaks about the recent changes in Aurora & the Denver area. • May 20

Program includes a guided activity & a craft. • First Tuesday of every month, 10:30 a.m. • $1 suggested donation

HISTORIC SITES

Ages 3-6

! EW HIGH SCHOOL MEMORIES N A program designed for memory care

patients & their caregivers. Tour the Hometown Pride exhibit, discuss high school experiences & craft a pennant to take home. Call to reserve a spot. • Mon., March 23 • 1:30 p.m.

GEOCACHE

Celebrate Aurora’s incorporation in April of 1891 with a geocache featuring a different historic landmark every year. Collect your limited edition coin at the Aurora History Museum during our regular business hours.

HISTORIC SITES WALKING TOURS

Dates & times vary or schedule a private tour. Visit the museum website to learn more.

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lifetime | learning LINE DANCE LINE DANCE SOCIAL

Enjoy an afternoon of line dancing at the Aurora Center for Active Adults! Two separate rooms available to accommodate beginners & more advanced dancers. Light refreshments served. Please call 303.739.7950. 25775 April 25 • Sat., noon-3 p.m. • $12 • Pre-registration required.

INTRO TO LINE DANCING

Learn popular basic steps used in line dance.

SMARTPHONE BASICS-APPLE Learn tricks to help operate your smartphone more effectively. Class topics include making calls, creating a contact list, connecting to Wi-Fi, taking & sending photos, email, social media & using apps. Please bring your fully charged smartphone to this class, Apple operating system only. 24216 March 11 24217 April 15

• Wed., 9-11 a.m. • $16 ($13 Resident) • ACAA

SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY

25778 March 12-April 30

Learn tricks to help operate your

25781 May 14-July 2 • Thu., 10:45-11:45 a.m. • $42 ($32 Resident) • ACAA

smartphone more effectively. Class topics

LIFE LONG LEARNING

Please bring your fully charged smartphone

ONE-ON-ONE COMPUTER LEARNING

Customize your computer learning experience. The ACAA offers One-onOne computer training on a variety of topics. By appointment. $25/hour. Please call to schedule your session or for more information call 303.739.7961.

COMPUTER OPEN LAB

• Mon-Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. • 30-Minute Increments Only • Open to the public. • Lab included with membership; Drop-in fee applies otherwise • One-on-one lessons available for a fee. • Call 303.739.7961 for more information.

SMARTPHONE BASICS-ANDROID

Learn tricks to help operate your smartphone more effectively. Class topics include making calls, creating a contact list, connecting to Wi-Fi, taking & sending photos, email, social media & using apps. Please bring your fully charged smartphone to this class, Android operating system only. 24214 March 9 24215 April 13 • Mon., 9-11 a.m. • $16 ($13 Resident) • ACAA

include making calls, creating a contact list, connecting to Wi-Fi, taking & sending photos, email, social media & using apps. to this class. 24219 March 7-21

• Sat., 9-11 a.m. • $48 ($38 Resident) • ACAA

AROMATHERAPY Join us to explore how aromatherapy can benefit wellness in a myriad of ways. Candice is an Herbalist & Aromatherapist & perused her love of plants & essential oils to attain a degree in Integrative Healthcare, followed by an immersion course in advanced herbalism from the Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism.

INTRODUCTION TO ESSENTIAL OILS & BOOSTING VITALITY Discuss essential oils, how they work, what they do & where they come from! This class will review several specific essential oils & immune system boosting properties. Create a custom chest rub to experience some hands-on blending fun! 24230 March 18

• Wed., 6-7:30 p.m. • $16 ($13 Resident) • Central

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lifetime | learning ESSENTIAL OILS FOR STRESS & SLEEP

REAL ESTATE

Stress is something we would like to have

FUNDAMENTALS OF REAL ESTATE

less of & sleep is something we need more of. Essential oils can help reduce stress in

INVESTMENT Discover an analytical approach to real

our daily lives & encourage more restful

estate investing & how to own a portfolio

sleep. In class you'll make a custom

of income properties. Determine effective

aromatherapy roller to lull you to sleep or

ways to build wealth, increase cash flow,

relieve stress.

pay fewer taxes, conduct financial analysis, gain knowledge on 1031 exchanges &

24231 April 15

eliminate management to increase profit.

• Wed., 6-7:30 p.m.

$20 materials fee due at class start to

• $16 ($13 Resident)

instructor.

• Central

24235 April 14

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR INFLAMMATION,

• Tue., 5:30-7:30 p.m.

MUSCLE & JOINT PAIN This class expands on how essential oils work best for the most common inflammation & pain complaints. Make a custom salve to experience the wonderful

• $25 ($20 Resident) • ACAA

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Explore topics regarding the purchase of a property. Management duties can be complex & it all starts with the selection

benefits of essential oils!

process & a well prepared, attractive home.

24233 May 20

Gain insight into securing a good tenant

• Wed., 6-7:30 p.m.

while ensuring an easy & profitable process.

• $16 ($13 Resident)

$20 materials fee due at class start to instructor.

• ACAA

W! NE ESSENTIAL OILS FOR FURRY FRIENDS You love essential oils but what about your

24237 April 16

• Thu., 5:30-7:30 p.m. • $25 ($20 Resident) • ACAA

animals? In this class we'll discuss the

MAH JONGG

importance of safe usage of essential oils

Learn to play Mah Jongg or refresh your

with our 4-legged family members. When

skills. Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy

it is ok to use them & how. Also, most important, what not to use. 24234 May 27

• Wed., 6-7:30 p.m.

& calculation. It also involves a certain degree of chance. Student may need to purchase annual game card. 24239 April 9-May 14

• Thu., 1-3 p.m.

• $16 ($13 Resident)

• $59 ($47 Resident)

• ACAA

• ACAA

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lifetime | learning LANGUAGES

SIGN LANGUAGE*

SPANISH

Expose yourself to a whole new way of

Emphasis on the perfecting pronunciation,

communicating through sign language. This

mastery of basic grammatical structures

class will teach basic concepts & encourage

& increased communication proficiency.

conversation. * Recommended Text:

*Purchase required text book & bring to the

“Signing Made Easy” by Rod R. Butterworth

first class. All Spanish Classes held at the

& Mickey Flodin. (ISBN:0399514902)

Aurora Center for Active Adults.

24318 March 5-April 9

SPANISH – BEGINNER

24840 April 16-May 21

This class level will introduce pronunciation

• Thu., 6-7:30 p.m.

of the language, alphabet, colors, basic greetings, foods & culture. No prior Spanish experience necessary. Required text: “Spanish in Ten Minutes a Day” (ISBN #: 978-1-931873-30-7) 24832 March 7-April 11 24833 April 18-May 23

• Sat., 8-10 a.m.

SPANISH – INTERMEDIATE This class level will provide instruction on proper Spanish grammar including how to conjugate verbs & distinguish between

• $75 ($60 Resident) • ACAA

ESL- ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE* This class will focus on improving English vocabulary & grammar. Students will learn to create clear sentences in speaking & writing. Through conversation, students will also practice pronunciation of the vocabulary they learn. *Recommended

nouns & pronouns. *Required text:

Textbook: “Oxford Picture Dictionary Third

“Spanish Now!” (ISBN-13:978-0-4380-

Edition: Monolingual Dictionary” ISBN#:

7523-5)

ISBN-13:978-0194505291.

24834 March 7-April 11

24319 March 14-April 18

24836 April 18-May 23

• Sat., 10 a.m.-noon

• Sat., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

SPANISH – CONVERSATION IN FILM This class level will promote a conversational style of learning the Spanish

• $75 ($60 Resident) • ACAA

W! NE BASIC ARABIC

language amongst classmates, while

Explore basic conjugation, phrases,

delving further into the culture of Spanish

pronunciation, explore the culture,

speaking countries via film, music & other

traditions, dress & enjoy music &

programs. Students should be comfortable

photos from the Middle East. Please call

forming sentences & understand the basic concepts of the language prior to registration. No required text for this class. 24837 March 7-April 11 24838 April 18-May 23

303.739.7961 for recommended book prior to class start. 24320 March 7-April 11

• Sat., 1:30-3:30 p.m.

• Sat., 1-3 p.m.

• $75 ($60 Resident)

• $75 ($60 Resident)

• ACAA

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lifetime | learning MEDITATION

W! NE BABY BOOMER BELLY – PART 2

MEDITATE ANYWHERE

(continuation of first Boomer class with

Learn to meditate anywhere, anytime,

emphasis on focus); Have you noticed

release thoughts that burden you & rob

changes in your thinking? Perhaps you often

you of energy. This class will aid in calming

misplace your keys or have trouble coming

& lifting your spirit allowing gentle way to

up with the right word in conversations. This class will build upon the Part One class,

learn to let go.

with an emphasis on the impact of nutrition

24321 March 4-April 8

& lifestyle habits that can help with focus &

24322 April 15-May 20

• Wed., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • $30 ($24 Resident)

attention. You’ll gain insight into actionable steps to support cognition, energy & focus. 24324 April 25

• ACAA

• Sat., 10-11:30 a.m.

W! NE BABY BOOMER BELLY – PART 1 Are you familiar with the famous quote

• $16 ($13 Resident) • ACAA

ago: “All disease begins in the gut”?

W! NE HOW TO KOMBUCHA! BREWING, FLAVORING & HEALTH

Join us for this workshop & gain insight

BENEFITS OF THIS ACIENT ELIXIR

into personalized healing from the inside

Explore the simple process of home brewing

out! Your gut is Grand Central Station to

your own Kombucha from start to finish!

multiple body systems controlling energy,

Brewed over time (on the kitchen counter),

mood/cognition, immunity & of course,

kombucha is a fermented, enzyme-rich

attributed to Hippocrates over 2000 years

digestion. This system is also highly sensitive to external inputs, stressors & foods. Join us to learn health secrets unique to the boomer generation. You’ll walk away with three keys to personalize your own self-care plan to optimize digestive fire leading to greater overall vitality. 24323 March 14

beverage made from tea, sugar & a starter, called a SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria & yeast). In this class, we’ll explore: the simple brewing process, fabulous flavorings, safety, buying supplies & health benefits of this ancient elixir. You’ll leave class eager to get your own tea brewery started! 24373 May 7

• Sat., 10-11:30 a.m.

• Thu., 6-7:30 p.m.

• $16 ($13 Resident)

• $16 ($13 Resident)

• ACAA

• ACAA

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martial arts | it's self defense GRACIE JIU-JITSU AT MEADOWOOD GRACIE BULLY PROOF

Don't let bullies take away your child's quality of life & happiness. Ages 5-8 March 2-30* April 1-29 May 4-27 • M/W, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Sat., 9-10 a.m. (Open Mat- Advanced Kids, Invitation Only) • No classes March 16-20* Ages 5-8 March 3-31* April 2-30 May 5-28 • T/TH, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Sat., 9-10 a.m. (Open Mat- Advanced Kids, Invitation Only) • No classes March 16-20* Ages 9-12 March 4-27* April 1-29 May 1-29 • W/F, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Sat., 9-10 a.m. (Open Mat- Advanced Kids, Invitation Only) • $99 • $75* • Please call 720.737.0420 or check GracieJiuJitsuAurora.com to register & for availability status. Due to the high-demand of these classes, some are often full & registrants may be added to the waiting list. • No classes March 16-20*

COMBATIVES

Ages 13 & older

Students learn the 36 most important techniques in a fun, safe & cooperative training environment. 24727 March 2-30* 24622 April 1-29 24620 May 1-29 • M/W/F, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Sat., 10-11 a.m. (Open Mat Drilling) • $130 • $97.50* • $20 drop-in • No classes March 16-20*

MASTER CYCLE

Ages 15 & older

Hundreds of advanced techniques are organized into a clearly defined, systematic curriculum. Must successfully complete the skills of Combatives class, or have director approval prior. Equivalent to a martial arts blue belt level of skill. (Attendance in this class requires completion of the Combatives program & /or invitation from the head coach).

24599 March 2-30* 24729 April 1-29 24663 May 1-29 • M/W/F, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Sat., 10-11 a.m. (Open Mat Drilling) • $150 • $112.50* • $20 drop-in • No classes March 16-20*

GRACIE JIU-JITSU AT CENTRAL GRACIE BULLY PROOF

Ages 9-12

Don't let bullies take away your child's quality of life & happiness. March 3-31* April 2-30 May 5-28 • T/TH, 5:30-6:30 p.m. • $99 • $75* • Please call 720.737.0420 or check GracieJiuJitsuAurora.com to register & for availability status. Due to the high-demand of these classes, some are often full & registrants may be added to the waiting list. • No classes March 16-20*

COMBATIVES

Ages 13 & older

Students learn the 36 most important techniques in a fun, safe & cooperative training environment. 24671 March 3-31* 24602 April 2-30 24659 May 5-28 • T/TH, 6:30-7:30 p.m. • $110 • $82.50* • $20 drop-in • No classes March 16-20*

WOMEN EMPOWERED

Ages 13 & Older

Women Empowered is the official Gracie self-defense program for women based on the techniques of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). In this 15-lesson program, we will teach you how to neutralize the 20 most common attacks ranging from having your hair grabbed to being pinned to the ground by a weapon-bearing assailant. 24672 March 6-27* 24742 April 3-24 24618 May 1-29 • Fri., 6:30-7:30 p.m. • $65 • $48.75* • No classes March 16-20*

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martial arts | it's self defense INTRO TO TAEKWONDO

An introduction for students of all ages & their families to the Taekwondo program. This class must be completed or permission given by the instructors before the student can move onto other classes in the Taekwondo program.

BECK RECREATION CENTER Ages 2 ½-6 25772 March 9-23 24716 April 6-20 24730 May 4-18 • Mon., 6-6:30 p.m. 25771 March 7-21 24688 April 4-18 24621 May 2-16 • Sat., 9-9:30 p.m. • $31 ($25 Resident) Ages 7 & Older 25774 March 9-23 24615 April 6-20 24704 May 4-18 • Mon., 6:45-7:15 p.m. 25779 March 7-21 24594 April 4-18 24657 May 2-16 • Sat., 10-10:30 a.m. • $31 ($25 Resident)

TAEKWONDO

This popular Korean Martial art form is a blend of punches, fighting movement & spinning kicks. All classes are taught in small groups to maximize learning & provide more individual attention. Protective gear will be required for all sparring activities. Students are encouraged to go at their own pace & are progressed as skills are mastered. Uniforms are optional & are available for purchase. Belt testing is also optional & requires affordable additional fees. *All students must complete the Intro to Taekwondo sessions before registering for any Taekwondo class, unless prior martial arts experience.*For a 10% 2x/week discount you must register at 303.326.8650*

BECK RECREATION CENTER Ages 2 ½-6 (Beginner) 24721 March 2-30 24678 April 6-27 24654 May 4-25 • Mon., 5:30-6 p.m. 24737 March 4-25 24658 April 1-29 24614 May 6-27 • Wed., 5:30-6 p.m. 24723 March 7-28 24662 April 4-25 24665 May 2-30 • Sat., 8:30-9 a.m. • $23 ($18 Resident)

Ages 4-6 (Intermediate) Summer Camps 24685 March 2-30 Registration opens 24705 April 6-27 Monday, Feb. 3 for all 24693 May 4-25 2020 summer camps • Mon., 6-6:45 p.m. via AuroraGov.org/ 24667 March 4-25 Recreation or phone 303.326.8650 24712 April 1-29 24633 May 6-27 • Wed., 6-6:45 p.m. 24692 March 7-28 24609 April 4-25 24725 May 2-30 • Sat., 9-9:45 a.m. • $23 ($18 Resident) Ages 7 & Older (Beginner) 24627 March 2-30 24666 April 6-27 24631 May 4-25 • Mon., 5:30-6:30 p.m. 24603 March 4-25 24698 April 1-29 24674 May 6-27 • Wed., 5:30-6:30 p.m. 24612 March 7-28 24703 April 4-25 24630 May 2-30 • Sat., 9-10 a.m. • $46 ($36 Resident) Ages 7 & Older (Intermediate) 24616 March 2-30 24596 April 6-27 24711 May 4-25 • Mon., 6:30-8 p.m. 24733 March 4-25 24694 April 1-29 24645 May 6-27 • Wed., 6:30-8 p.m. 24616 March 7-28 24736 April 4-25 24617 May 2-30 • Sat., 10-11:15 a.m. • $46 ($36 Resident) Ages 10 & Older (Advanced) 24732 March 2-30 24628 April 6-27 24604 May 4-25 • Mon., 7-8:30 p.m. 24706 March 4-25 24724 April 1-29 24607 May 6-27 • Wed., 7-8:30 p.m. 24606 March 7-28 24611 April 4-25 24648 May 2-30 • Sat., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • $46 ($36 Resident)

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martial arts | it's self defense SELF DEFENSE FOR KIDS CAMP

Ages 5-14

Learn awareness skills & physical maneuvers to get away from dangerous strangers. You will practice these skills in a mock attack/abduction drill at the end. Your "attacker" will be wearing a padded suit so you can fight back like it was the real thing. 24709 March 23-25 • Mon.-Wed., 9-11 a.m. • Beck • $42 ($35 Resident)

SELF DEFENSE FOR KIDS

Ages 5-14

Learn awareness skills & physical maneuvers to get away from dangerous strangers. You will practice these skills in a mock attack/abduction drill at the end. Your "attacker" will be wearing a padded suit so you can fight back like it was the real thing. 24643 April 11-25 • Sat., 1-3 p.m. • Beck • $42 ($35 Resident)

WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE WORKSHOP

Ages 12 & older

Practical hands on instruction that can be worked on together in class & at home! Some ground fighting skills will be introduced. Course ends with mock attack & fight back with padded "attacker". 25798 March 14 24740 May 9 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • $63 ($50 Resident) • Beck

FAMILY TAEKWONDO Ages 6 & older

This popular Korean Martial arts form means: "way of hands & feet" & is a blend of punches, fighting movement & spinning kicks. All classes are taught in small groups to maximize learning & provide more individual attention. Protective gear is required for all sparring activities. Students are encouraged to go at their own pace & are progressed as skills are mastered. Directed by Karen Kramer, owner of Maum Sin Yong, Inc. Uniforms are optional & are available for purchase. Belt testing is also optional & requires affordable additional fees. *All students must complete the Intro to Taekwondo sessions before registering for any Taekwondo class, unless prior martial arts experience.*

MEADOWOOD Beginner 24695 March 3-31 24681 April 2-30 24683 May 5-28 • T/TH, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Intermediate/Advanced 24687 March 3-31* 24646 April 2-30 24610 May 5-28 • T/TH, 7:45-8:45 p.m.

MOORHEAD Beginner 24699 March 3-31 24734 April 2-30 24682 May 5-28 • T/TH, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Intermediate/Advanced 24653 March 3-31 24640 April 2-30 24649 May 5-28 • T/TH, 7:15-8:45 p.m. • $65 ($50 Resident) Single • $10 for each additional member.

KARATE Ages 6-16 (All Levels)

Learn the way of Goju ryu Karate, one of the original styles of Okinawa. In this class you will learn the techniques, katas (forms) & stretching routines of this art. This class is more relaxed than Sensei Miyagi would have taught it. We combine the sharing of thoughts with a little humor & hard work. Come & be a part of our family! (There will be additional, affordable charges for testing.)

CENTRAL RECREATION CENTER

24664 March 7-28 24713 April 4-25

24642 May 2-30 • Sat., 10:30 a.m.-noon • $23 ($18 Resident)

ADAPTIVE TAEKWONDO

Ages 7 & older

Enhance & develop self-esteem, balance, motor coordination, focus & social skills. Lead by black belts from Maum Sin Yong, with assistance & adaptations made by Therapeutic Recreation staff members. Contact 303.326.8410 for more information

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music | cultural arts SATURDAY Continuing 1 Partially Funded by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.

Ages 10-14

For students who have gone through the beginning book or instructor approval.

Bring your guitar. Keyboards are provided in class but students should have a keyboard or piano at home.

25996 Feb. 29-April 4 24293 April 18-May 23

• 9-9:45 a.m.

PIANO & KEYBOARD

Level 1

Cultural Services keyboard classes are

Ages 8-13

meant for beginning students to be in a

Must have completed all previous classes.

classroom experience of learning to read music & learning to play the electronic keyboard.

25974 Feb. 29-April 4 24285 April 18-May 23

• 9:45-10:15 a.m.

• $95 ($76 Resident) • Central Library

Continuing

MONDAY

Ages 15 & older

Attendees will continue using accelerated

Beginning

book. Instructor reserves the right to move

Ages 8-12

Beginners with no previous experience learn the basics of reading music & playing simple songs using electronic keyboards. 25988 Feb. 24-March 30 24311 April 13-May 18

• 5-5:45 p.m.

students to the appropriate class if needed. 25970 Feb. 29-April 4 24294 April 18-May 23

• 10:15-11:15 a.m.

GUITAR Basic skills & chords provide the

Beginning 1

groundwork for singing & playing together.

Ages 15 & older

Bring your guitar.

25991 Feb. 24-March 30

• $88 ($70 Resident)

24276 April 13-May 18

Ages 6-8

• 6:30-7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY Beginning 1

25957 March 7-April 4 24300 April 18-May 16

• Sat., 9:30-10:15 a.m.

Ages 8-12

Ages 8-12

25987 Feb. 28-April 3

25960 March 7-April 4

24304 April 17-May 22

24308 April 18-May 16

• 5-5:45 p.m.

• Sat., 10:15-11 a.m.

CONTUIING

Ages 13 & older

Ages 15 & older

25961 March 7-April 4

25987 Feb. 28-April 3

24286 April 18-May 16

24304 April 17-May 22

• Sat., 11 a.m.-noon

• 5:45-6:30 p.m.

• Meadowood

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nature | discover aurora's nature COMMUNITY NATURALIST PROGRAMS CELEBRATE YOUR CHILD’S BIRTHDAY IN NATURE

Ages 4-12

Celebrate your child’s birthday at Morrison Nature Center or Senac Creek Nature Center. Nature parties accommodate up to 20 kids & feature your child’s favorite local nature topics through fun games, educational activities & discovery time on the trail. • $85 for up to 3 hours including set up & clean up.

BOY & GIRL SCOUT PROGRAMS

Our naturalist-led programs connect scouts to the natural world. Programs meet requirements for some badges, including the Cub Scout World Conservation Award & some Brownie & Daisy Journeys. • $2 per scout fee & a $20 deposit when the program is scheduled.

COMMUNITY & MEET-UP GROUPS

Need a guest speaker for your garden club, HOA meeting, Rotary or other professional or social group? Aurora naturalists offer engaging & relevant presentations on topics people love to learn about & discuss. Programs take place at any of our nature centers, open space areas or at your facility. • $25

INATURALIST CITY NATURE CHALLENGE

April 24-27. This year Aurora is participating in an international citizen science event where people find & document plants & wildlife across the globe using theiNaturalist app or website. Metro areas compete against each other to see who can make the most observations in nature. Please join us in the competition by getting outside & documenting what you see! For more information, contact Fendi Despres at fdespres@AuroraGov.org or 303.326.8380.

MORRISON NATURE CENTER AT STAR K RANCH

All programs are free unless otherwise noted.

STAR K KIDS

Ages 5 & younger

Discover Aurora’s true nature through puppets, interactive activities & discovery time on the trail. No registration required. • Every Thu., 9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.

W! NE JR. RANGERS

Ages 6-8

Jr. Rangers is new & improved! Over the course of a year, both Jr. Rangers age groups dive into the unique aspects of the streams & wetlands in Aurora on different levels. Attendance is not required for every class. • $5 per person Where Land & Water Meet 25253 March 8 • Sun., 1-3 p.m. Wee Wetland Microbes 25597 April 12 • Sun., 1-3 p.m. Wetland Climatologists 25619 May 10 • Sun., 1-3 p.m.

ADVANCED JR RANGERS Ages 9-12

• $5 per person Where Land & Water Meet 25608 March 22 • Sun., 1-3 p.m. Wee Wetland Microbes 25612 April 26 • Sun., 1-3 p.m. Wetland Climatologists 25599 May 24 • Sun., 1-3 p.m.

DAISY BETWEEN EARTH & SKY JOURNEY DAY Ages 5-8

Fulfill many of the requirements for your Between Earth & Sky Journey. Choose from a morning or afternoon session. 26055 May 2 • Sat., 10 a.m.-noon • $2/per scout, chaperone or parent is welcome to stay, no charge. 26056 May 2 • Sat., 1-3 p.m. • $2/per scout, chaperone or parent is welcome to stay, no charge.

NATURE AT NIGHT Ages 2 & older

A walk to see what’s out & about at night as the seasons change. Changing Seasons 25977 March 20 • Fri., 7:45 p.m.

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nature | discover aurora's nature W! NE A BOTANICAL SURVEY OF THE KINGDOM OF MORRISON: A LARPING ADVENTURE TO DISCOVER AURORA'S NATIVE & NOT SO NATIVE FLORA Ages 13-17

An educational & native plant LARPing adventure. Survey Queen Nature’s land to determine the botanical resources available & which invaders have infiltrated her majesty's realm. Unbeknownst, the neighboring Kingdom of Ce'Ment, has sent scouts to determine the botanical wealth of Morrison. 26054 May 10 • Sun., 1-4 p.m. • $2/per person

FULL MOON HIKES Ages 8 & older

Discover Aurora’s true nature under the light of the full moon & learn a little about its history with this guided nature hike. Flower Moon 25185 May 7 • Thu., 8:15-9:15 p.m.

SENAC CREEK NATURE CENTER AT AURORA RESERVOIR

When attending programs at Senac Creek Nature Center, reservoir entry is free for the time of the program.

LITTLE NATURALISTS

Ages 5 & younger

Join us with your little ones for puppets, interactive activities & discovery time on the Aurora Reservoir trail. No registration required. • Every Fri., 9:30-10:30 a.m.

SPRING BREAK NATURE FUN

Ages 6-12, inclusive to all abilities.

Spend spring break with us exploring the water & wetlands at Aurora Reservoir! Choose from one, two, or all three funfilled days. 26020 Tue., March 17 26021 Wed., March 18 26022 Thu., March 19 • 9 a.m.-noon • $10 per child per day

FULL MOON HIKES

W! BIRDING 101 E N

Ages 8 & older

Ages 8 & older

An intro session to learn basic techniques for identification followed by a birding hike. 25212 May 26 • Tue., 9-11 a.m. • $2/per person

W! NE BOTANICAL SERIES

Ages 18 & older

Discover the amazing plants present in Aurora & how they’ve been essential to our lives historically & in our modern times. Introduction To Identifying Plants Introduce yourself to botanical terminology & identification tips with a presentation followed by a plant walk. 25214 April 19 • Sun., 9-11 a.m. • $2/per person

W! NE MYSTERIES OF MIGRATION

Ages 6 & older

Explore the marvels & mysteries of migration while learning about which animals migrate to Aurora for spring & summer & which reside here all year long. 26057 March 7 • Sat., 10-11 a.m.

Discover Aurora’s true nature under the light of the full moon & learn a little about its history with this guided nature hike. Worm Moon 25128 March 9 • Mon., 7-8 p.m.

NATURE AT NIGHT

Ages 2 & older

A walk to see what’s out & about at night as the seasons change. Night Sounds 25986 May 15 • Fri., 8:30 p.m.

BROWNIE WONDERS OF WATER JOURNEY DAY

Ages 6-10

Fulfill many of the requirements for your Wonders of Water Brownie Journey at the Aurora Reservoir. Choose from a morning or afternoon session. 26058 May 16 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • $2/per scout, chaperone or parent is welcome to stay, no charge. 26059 May 16 • Sat., 1-3 p.m. • $2/per scout, chaperone or parent is welcome to stay, no charge.

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nature | discover aurora's nature W! NE BOTANICAL SERIES

Ages 18 & older

Summer Camps Registration opens Monday, Feb. 3 for all 2020 summer camps via AuroraGov.org/ Recreation or phone 303.326.8650

Discover the amazing plants present in Aurora & how they’ve been essential to our lives historically & in our modern times.

Surprising Plant Relationships Learn about some of the fascinating relationships plants have with a wide array of other life forms. 25216 May 17 • Sun., 9-10:30 a.m. • $2/per person

MORNING BIRD WALK

Ages 8 & older

Join us to see what birds are out & about. 25965 Sat., April 11 • 8:30-10 a.m.

FISHING WITH A RANGER

All ages

Join Park Rangers at Aurora Reservoir & discover effective fishing techniques, regulations & fish ID. Bring fishing tackle, rangers provide techniques & rigging. 26011 March 29 26012 April 19 26013 May 3 26014 May 17 • Sun., noon-2 p.m.

! EW BOATING BASICS N All ages

Rangers will cover water craft selection, regulation requirements, weather considerations & more. 25231 March 8 • Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

SPECIAL EVENT - EARTH DAY CELEBRATION!

All ages

Celebrate Earth Day at Aurora Reservoir! Enjoy guided nature hikes & bird walks, planting in the nature center native plant garden, nature crafts, a family friendly 5k & earth-friendly booths & vendors as we celebrate spring & our beautiful planet! Reservoir entrance is free for those attending the celebration. Check in for festivities at the Senac Creek Nature Center. 26060 April 25 • Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. • FREE

PLAINS CONSERVATION CENTER

Registration for these events & more are on the Denver Botanic Gardens website: BotanicGardens.org, click education; registration; Plains Conservation Center.

PRAIRIE PUP ADVENTURES Ages 3-5

A hands-on, fun way for preschool aged children to learn about the animals, plants & people who call the prairie home. Each week we investigate a topic with a story, exploration & project to take home. • Every Tue., 9-10 a.m. • $8/per child

ASTRONOMY NIGHTS Ages 6 & older

Join us to learn about the night sky through a scientific presentation followed by mythology & folklore. • $8/per person Sights In The Spring Night Sky Spring constellations, galaxies, nebulas, visible planets & more! View several Hubble Space Telescope images that will amaze. • March 6 • Fri., 6:30 p.m. Galaxies Galore Learn their descriptive types, when & where they were formed & their colossal collisions. • April 3 • Fri., 8 p.m. Women Astronomers Discuss major unsung contributions of women to the field of Astronomy & how they shaped our understanding of the Universe. • May 1 • Fri., 8:30 p.m.

EARLY MORNING SUNDAY STROLLS All ages

Immerse yourself in the beauty & history of high plains shortgrass prairie through a guided nature hike. • March 29 • April 26 • May 31 • Sun., 8-9:30 a.m. • $5/per person, ages 2 & under are free

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nature | discover aurora's nature W! NE SPRING PRAIRIE CAMPFIRE: STORIES OF REBIRTH & RENEWAL

Ages 5 & older

Join us for stories & science around the campfire as we celebrate spring on the prairie. • May 8 • Fri., 7:30 p.m. • $8/per person

PRAIRIE BIRDING

SCOUTS ON THE PRAIRIE

We offer customizable scout programs that can be scheduled after school or on weekends on topics that include the Center’s Sod Homestead, Cheyenne Camp & Prairie Ecology topics. These programs can be used to fulfill many different Girl & Boy Scout badges! Most programs are available year-round & reservations are required for all Scout Programs. Please email pccinfo@ botanicgardens.org for more info.

CHILDREN’S BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Ages 6 & older

Enjoy the open prairie & its diversity of plant & animal life as you search for resident birds. Whether you are new to birding or a seasoned pro, this is a great opportunity to meet other bird enthusiasts. • March 15 • Sun., 9-10:30 a.m. • $5/per person

FULL MOON HIKES

Ages 8 & older

Discover Aurora’s true nature under the light of the full moon & learn a little about its history with this guided nature hike. • $5/per person Worm Moon • March 9 • Mon., 7-8 p.m.

Party packages include a guided program or activity for the birthday child & his or her friends. We provide everything you need to make your party a success, while minimizing impact on our environment by using sustainable, conservation minded products. All you need to bring is your child’s favorite food. Please contact pccinfo@botanicgardens.org for more information on our party packages.

OPEN SPACE PROGRAMS FULL MOON HIKES

Ages 8 & older

Discover Aurora’s true nature under the light of the full moon & learn a little about its history with this guided nature hike. Pink Moon 25189 April 7 • Tue., 7:30-8:30 p.m. • Pronghorn Natural Area

Pink Moon • April 7 • Tue., 7:30-8:30 p.m.

NATURE AT NIGHT

Flower Moon • May 7 • Thu., 8:15-9:15 p.m.

Ages 2 & older

PLAINS CONSERVATION CENTER WAGON TOUR

All ages

Get to know the prairie in a whole new way. On our ride across the plains, participants watch for wildlife in the landscape. With stops at the sod homes & tipi camp, your group will experience what it was like to be a homesteader & a Plains Native American living on the prairie in the 1800’s. NEW! Afternoon/evening tour: refer to the calendar at catalog. botanicgardens.org for seasonally adjusted times & to register. • Select Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • $10/per person

PRAIRIE HOMESTEAD SELF-GUIDED TOUR

All ages

A self-guided tour of our historical sod village & tipis. Immerse yourself in a replication of an 1880s prairie homestead village with authentic artifacts. Available during open hours, depending on programming. • $3/per person

Join us for a walk to see what’s out & about at night as the seasons change. Great Horned Owls 25980 Fri., April 17 • 8-9:30 p.m. • Pronghorn Natural Area

MORNING BIRD WALKS

Ages 8 & older

Join us to see what birds are out & about. 25967 March 14 • Sat., 8 a.m. • Ponderosa Preserve 25969 May 9 • Sat., 8 a.m. • Pronghorn Natural Area

HIKING WITH ALL 5 SENSES

Ages 10 & older

Engage your senses by immersing yourself in nature. Learn tips to make your nature walks more enjoyable. Join Park Ranger & Certified Interpretive Guide Chelsea Wilson for a nature walk. 26010 April 11 26009 April 25 • Sat., 12:30-2 p.m. • Quincy Reservoir

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outdoor | recreation MARCH SNOWSHOES

For detailed information about snowshoeing trips, see the Day Tripper newsletter or view online at Auroragov. org/recreation, click on adults 50+. Call 303.739.7950 to have one mailed to you. New snowshoers are required to fill out a snowshoe/hiking readiness assessment form & return it at least one week prior to your first snowshoe. Destinations may be subject to change. The Pool 25067 March 3

Wild Basin 25068 March 10 • Tue., 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. • Return time approximate • $34 ($26 Resident)

SKI VAN

Have a hassle-free ride as one of our drivers brings you to the ski slopes for the day. (Lift ticket not included)

LUKE SKYWALKERS MEDIUM – THURSDAYS Gravel Ponds Loop 25869 April 16

Eagle Trail To Mesa Reservoir 25871 April 23

South Boulder Creek 25872 May 7

Garden Of The Gods 25874 May 21

Two Brands 25876 May 28

WALKER TEXAS RANGERS HARD – TUESDAYS Platte River 25878 April 7

Mesa Trail 25880 April 14

Breckenridge

Hidden Mesa

25919 March 21 • Leaves from ACAA • Sat., 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. • Return time approximate • $56 ($45 Resident)

25908 April 21

HIKES

25913 May 5

For detailed information about hiking trips, see the Day Tripper newsletter or view online at Auroragov.org/recreation. Call 303.739.7950 to have one mailed to you. New hikers are required to fill out a hiking readiness assessment form & return it at least one week prior to your first hike. Hike destinations may be subject to change. The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity service provider & operates under special use permits from the USDA Forest Service. Arapahoe/Roosevelt, Pike & White River National Forest. • $34 ($26 Resident) • 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

SOLE SURVIVORS

Evergreen Mountain Loop 25911 April 28

Bill Couch Mountain Spruce Mountain 25916 May 12

Dakota Ridge/Red Rocks Loop 25917 May 19

Heil Valley Ranch North 25918 May 26

Outdoor Rec

HUNTER SAFETY EDUCATION 26267 March 18, 19, 25, 26 26268 April 15, 16, 22, 23 26269 May 13, 14, 20, 21 • Central Recreation Center

EASY – WEDNESDAYS

• Wed./Thu., 5:30-9 p.m.

Fountain Valley Loop/Willow Trail

• $10

25865 May 6

• Instructor: Jeff Anderson

Waterton Canyon Trail

• Registration Required 1 week prior to

25867 May 13

class

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pottery | cultural arts TEENS & ADULTS Ages 16 & older

BICENTENNIAL ART CENTER HOURS

M/T/W, 8:30 a.m.-noon & 1-8 p.m. Thu., 1-8 p.m. Fri., 8:30 a.m.-noon & 1-5 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

All classes are held at Bicentennial Art Center unless noted. Students must wear closed toe shoes.

KIDS & YOUTH

Clay & firing fees are separate.

BEGINNING POTTERY Start an adventure into the world of pottery with a beginning pottery class! Learn the fundamental wheel-working skills of throwing on a potter's wheel & discover the many stress-relieving benefits of

A waiver must be signed by participant’s parent/guardian prior to each class.

working with clay. Supply fee is $20-$35.

POTTERY FOR KIDS

• Tue., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 24122 April 14-May 19

Ages 6-9

Students will explore the tactile world of clay using texture, hand building techniques & paint. 24232 March 25-April 8 • Wed., 5-6 p.m.

24127 March 4-April 8

• Wed., 6:30-9:30 p.m. • Wed., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 24125 March 5-April 9

• Thu., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 24126 April 16-May 21

SPRING CRITTERS

• Thu., 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Ages 6-9

Create spring themed critters from clay & paint! Wear old clothes. 24238 March 4-18 • Wed., 5-6 p.m. • $36 ($29 Resident)

24123 March 7-April 11

• Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 24124 April 18-May 23

• Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • $93 ($74 Resident)

MOTHER’S DAY SURPRISE Ages 6-9

Create Mother's Day gifts from clay & paint! Wear old clothes. 24240 April 15-29 • Wed., 5-6 p.m. • $36 ($29 Resident)

ALL LEVELS This mixed level class is perfect for beginners looking to get a handle on basic throwing techniques & for intermediate or advanced potters wanting to work on more complex projects. 24131 March 2-April 6

POTTERY FOR TEENS

• Mon., 1-4 p.m.

Ages 10-15

Give your child an opportunity to express themselves through the art of clay using texture, handbuilding techniques & throwing on a potter’s wheel. The instructor will help students build an understanding of clay manipulation & glazing application.

24243 April 14-May 19 • Tue., 5-6:30 p.m. • $61.75 ($49 Resident)

• Tue., 6:30-9:30 p.m.

24128 April 15-May 20

24236 May 6-20 • Wed., 5-6 p.m. • $36 ($29 Resident)

24242 March 3-April 7 • Tue., 5-6:30 p.m.

24117 March 3-April 7

24133 April 13-May 18

• Mon., 1-4 p.m. 24132 March 2-April 6

• Mon., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 24134 April 13-May 18

• Mon., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 24135 March 3-April 7

• Tue., 9 a.m.-noon 24136 April 14-May 19

• Tue., 9 a.m.-noon • $93 ($74 Resident)

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pottery | cultural arts INTERMEDIATE throwing technique, with emphasis on

W! NE ALTERNATIVE FIRING TECHNIQUES

enhancing the thrown form, function

This class will explore Foil Saggar Firing.

Students learn to refine their wheel-

& how to master their skills with their own creative style. Must have prior throwing experience. Basic knowledge of handbuilding is recommended. Instructor reserves the right to move students to another class if they do not meet experience requirements.

Exploring the firing process & working with new materials while learning how they interact in the firing to produce unique results. The class will culminate with the firing of a “final piece” where students will apply what they have learned to attempt to create a specific result. 24499 April 17-May 22

24444 March 4-April 8

• Fri., 6:30-9:30 p.m.

• Wed., 6:30-9:30 p.m.

• $93 ($74 Resident)

24445 April 15-May 20

• Wed., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 24137 March 7-April 11

HANDBUILDING Find your inner creativity through the aspects of pinch, coil & soft slab

• Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

construction. All levels of experience

24138 April 18-May 23

welcome.

• Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

24139 March 3-April 7

• $93 ($74 Resident)

• Tue., 1-4 p.m.

ADVANCED POTTERY

• Tue., 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

24140 April 14-May 19

This class is for students who have

24142 March 4-April 8

mastered the basics of wheel throwing &

• Wed., 1-4 p.m.

wish to expand their technical skills. Learn

24143 April 15-May 20

what you need to develop your own unique

• Wed., 1-4 p.m.

style. Instructor reserves the right to move students to another class if they do not

• $93 ($74 Resident)

W! NE SCULPTURE

meet experience requirements.

Students learn to explore the visual art

24129 March 5-April 9

process through sculpture in creating

• Thu., 6:30-9:30 p.m.

unique three-dimensional art in clay.

24130 April 16-May 21

27273 March 7-April 11

• Thu., 6:30-9:30 p.m. • $93 ($74 Resident)

W! NE BIG POTS

Learn techniques using the pottery wheel to double center, coil & sectional thrown pieces to form large pots. Advanced potters only. Student must bring bat pins with bats & a heat gun. Instructor reserves

• Sat., 1-4 p.m. 27274 April 18-May 23

• Sat., 1-4 p.m. • $93 ($74 Resident)

DATE NIGHT IN CLAY Join us in the pottery studio for an evening of handbuilding. Students will make one or two hand-built pieces. Students will be notified when their work has been fired

the right to move students to another

& is ready for pick-up.

class if they do not meet experience

24193 March 6

requirements.

24195 April 3

24245 March 6-April 10

24196 May 1

• Fri., 6:30-9:30 p.m.

• Fri., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

• $93 ($74 Resident)

• $30 ($24 Resident)

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preschool | explore, play, learn CITY OF AURORA

PRESCHOOL CLASSES A STATE OF COLORADO LICENSED PROGRAM

August 26, 2019 through week of May 18, 2020. Once enrolled, your child remains in the program if tuition payment is received by the 20th of preceding month.

KINDERKIDS

Entering Kindergarten 8/20 Age 4 by 10/1/19

LOWRY

● M/W/F, 8:45-11:30 a.m. ● M-TH, 8:45-11:30 a.m. ● Fri., 8:45-11:30 a.m

MEADOWOOD ● M/W/F, 8:15-11:15 a.m. ● M/W/F, 11:45 a.m. 2:45 p.m. ● T/TH, 8:15-11:15 a.m. ● T/TH, 11:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. ● M-F, 8:15-11:15 a.m. ● M-F, 11:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

VILLAGE GREEN ● M/W/F, 8:15-11:15 a.m. ● T/TH, 8:15-11:15 a.m. ● M-F, 8:15-11:15 a.m.

TODDLING TOTS Age 2½ by 8/26/19

MEADOWOOD ● M/W, 8:30-11 a.m. ● T/TH, 8:30-11 a.m.

TINY TOTS

Age 3 by 10/1/19

LOWRY

● T/TH, 8:45-11:30 a.m. ● Fri., 8:45-11:30 a.m.

MONTHLY PRICES FOR CLASSES $78 ($62 Res.) 1 x wk./2½ hrs. $85 ($68 Res.) 1 x wk./2¾ hrs.

MEADOWOOD

$124 ($99 Res.) 2 x wk./2 hrs.

● M/W/F, 8:45-11:15 a.m. ● M/W/F, noon-2:30 p.m ● T/TH, 8:45-11:15 a.m. ● T/TH, noon-2:30 p.m. ● M-F, 8:45-11:15 a.m. ● M-F, noon-2:30 p.m

$154 ($123 Res.) 2 x wk./2½ hrs.

VILLAGE GREEN

$231 ($185 Res.) 3 x wk./2½ hrs.

● M/W/F, 8:15-11 a.m. ● M-F, 8:15-11 a.m. ● T/TH, 8:15-11 a.m.

$255 ($204 Res.) 3 x wk./2¾ hrs.

COMBO CLASS BECK PRESCHOOL (Ages 3 & 4 by 10/1/19) • M/W, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. • M/W, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. • T/TH, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. • T/TH, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. • Fri., 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. • Fri., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

SUMMER VALLEY

(Ages 3 & 4 by 10/1/19) • M-TH 8:15-11 a.m.

Please call the preschool program of interest for additional options

$170 ($136 Res) 2 x wk./2¾ hrs. $185 ($148 Res.) 2 x wk./3 hrs. $185 ($148 Res.) 3 wk./2 hrs.

$278 ($222 Res.) 3 x wk./3 hrs. $243 ($194 Res.) 4 x wk./2 hrs. $303 ($242 Res.) 4 x wk./2½ hrs. $334 ($267 Res.) 4 x wk./2¾ hrs. $364 ($291 Res.) 4 x wk./3 hrs. $303 ($242 Res.) 5 x wk./2 hrs. $379 ($303 Res.) 5 x wk./2½ hrs. $455 ($364 Res.) 5 x wk./3 hrs. $121 ($97 Res.) 1 x wk./4 hrs. $243 ($194 Res.) 2 x wk./4 hrs. $198 ($158 Res.) 1 x wk./6½ hrs. $394 ($315 Res.) 2 x wk./6½ hrs.

Beck • 303.739.6878 • 800 Telluride St. Lowry • 303.326.8328 • 1016 Boston St. #880 Meadowood • 303.326.8304 • 3054 S. Laredo St. Summer Valley • 303.326.8676 • 17400 E. Lehigh Place Village Green • 303.326.8640 • 1300 S. Chambers Circle

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preschool | explore, play, learn MEADOWOOD PRESCHOOL

TUESDAY ADVENTURES Ages 3-6 years (child only)

PARENT/TOT ADVENTURES

A time of fun; making crafts & storybook adventures.

Ages 18-30 months by 10/1/19

• $55 ($44 Resident) per month

Child is accompanied by parent/caregiver.

• $38 ($30 Resident) per month*

Parents will learn alongside their child

• Tue., 12:30-2:30 p.m.

as the teacher models meaningful & age

Celebrating Dr. Seuss

appropriate activities & skills.

Play & celebrate in honor of Dr. Suess, fun

25848 March 6, 13*

with stories & more.

25850 April 3, 10, 17

25829 March 3, 10*

25853 May 1, 8, 15

April Showers

• Fri., 9-10:30 a.m.

Have fun & explore with water & all things

• $55 ($44 Resident)

spring

• $28 ($22 Resident)*

25833 April 7, 14, 21

FRI-YAY! IT’S FRIDAY

May Mayhem

Ages 2 1/2 -3 years (child only)

Create amazing experiments

Children will enjoy fun crafts, activities in

25835 May 5, 12, 19

a classroom setting. Child must be potty trained.

Summer Camps Registration opens Monday, Feb. 3 for all 2020 summer camps via AuroraGov.org/ Recreation or phone 303.326.8650

25838 March 6, 13* 25841 April 3, 10, 17 25843 May 1, 8, 15

• Fri., 12:30-2:30 p.m. • $55 ($44 Resident) • $38 ($30 Resident)*

senior | services

MORNING STAR ADULT DAY PROGRAM

For individuals 55 & older with dementia

Recreating Recreation…

one memory at a time

1016 Boston St. Denver, CO 80230 303.326.8320 AuroraGov.org Accepting: Medicaid/VA/Private Pay

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senior | services SENIORS ‘88 Be a part of Seniors ’88, a troupe of “young at heart” entertainers who performs for clubs, retirement homes, rehab centers & other community groups. The chorus is always looking for new members to join the fun. If dancing, solos or duets is more of your forte, join the Traveling Road Show. • Choir every Tue., 1 p.m. • ACAA • For more info, call 303.739.7957

AARP - INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE This service is sponsored by AARP & is coordinated by volunteers. On-site help in completing Federal & State Income Tax returns for 2019 available to seniors over age 50 who have a low to moderate income (generally less than $70,000) & no rental property income of any kind. Appointments are required & must be made in advance beginning Jan. 13, 2020 by calling 303.739.7962 between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday thru Thursday; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Fridays. The phone message will be updated once appointments are full. Remember to bring all income reporting forms for interest, dividends, pensions, wages & social security, as well as a list of potential deductible items. Also bring copies of your 2019 tax returns & your packet for 2020 tax filing. • Feb. 3-April 7 • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. • Mon. & Tue. ONLY • Free; Appointments required in advance • ACAA

MEDICARE, SOCIAL SECURITY & RELATED PROGRAMS

Please join our state & federal government agencies to learn more on these valuable programs in a multiple-part series. Attend all these classes or only a few-it’s your choice! Classes offered at varying locations. • No fee, Registration required.

SOCIAL SECURITY 101: RETIREMENT, DISABILITY, SURVIVORS & DEPENDENT BENEFITS

This class will cover the basics of Social Security, including retirement, disability, survivors’ & dependent benefits. The class speaker is a representative from the Social Security Administration (SSA), a federal agency. 24375 March 3 • Tue., 9-11 a.m. • Beck 24376 March 19 • Thu., 9-11 a.m. • ACAA

MEDICARE BEYOND BASICS: ELIGIBILITY & COVERAGE

This class will cover the basics of Medicare, including the four parts of Medicare-parts A, B, C & D-eligibility, coverage choices & costs. Then move on to cover the different types of Medicare providers, the claims process, notices sent by Medicare, commonly used terminology (coinsurance, copays, deductibles), how to utilize the Medicare.gov website & much more. The class speaker is a representative from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. 24377 March 19 • Tue., 9-11 a.m. • ACAA

MEDICARE CHOICES: SUPPLEMENTAL INSURANCE (MEDIGAP) & MEDICARE ADVANTAGE

This class will cover your Medicare options; Medicare Supplement (Medigap) policies & Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plans including what they are, how they work, who is eligible & how to enroll. The class speaker is a representative from the State Health Insurance Program. 24383 March 31 • Tue., 9-11 a.m. • ACAA

MEDICARE PART D: PRESCRIPTION DRUGS & THE PLAN FINDER TOOLCOMPARING COVERAGE OPTIONS

This class will provide information about Medicare prescription drug coverage (Medicare Part D), including eligibility, enrollment costs, coverage options & additional resources. The class speaker is a representative from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. 24384 April 14 • Tue., 9-11 a.m. • ACAA

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senior | services POWER AGAINST FRAUD: FIGHTING BACK AGAINST I.D. THEFT This class will provide attendees with a concrete understanding of federal & state law to take the steps to put layers of insulation between themselves & crime. The class will be taught by, Barbara Martin-Worley, Director of Consumer Fraud Protection for the Arapahoe County District Attorney’s Office. 24381 March 24

• Tue., 9-11 a.m. • Moorhead 24382 March 26

• Thu., 9-11 a.m. • Free, Registration required • ACAA

HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE 101 Coloradoans will learn how to obtain access to affordable healthcare, how to avoid a penalty, what the important deadlines are & how to access free in-person assistance. The class speaker is a representative from Connect for Health Colorado. 24480 May 5

• Tue., 9-11 a.m. • Expo 24481 May 7

• Thu., 9-11 a.m. • Free, Registration required • ACAA

ALZHIEMER’S EDUCATION Gain more information on Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease & receive helpful information for caregivers. • Free, Registration required • ACAA

UNDERSTANDING & RESPONDING TO DEMENTIA-RELATED BEHAVIOR Learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers & learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. 24385 March 11

• Wed., 1-2:30 p.m.

LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S FOR MIDDLE-STAGE CAREGIVERS-PART 1

In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us & hear caregivers & professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective & comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease. 24386 April 8 • Wed., 1-2:30 p.m.

LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S FOR MIDDLE STAGE CAREGIVERS-PART 2

24387 April 15 • Wed., 1-2:30 p.m.

LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S FOR MIDDLE STAGE CAREGIVERS-PART 3

In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. A three-part series; hear caregivers & professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective & comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s. 24388 April 22 • Wed., 1-2:30 p.m.

COFFEE WITH A COP

Join Aurora's Senior Resource Officer, Jim Seneca, to learn about scams, fraud & personal safety. Coffee & donuts served. 24392 April 24 • Fri., 10-11 a.m. • No fee, Registration required • Moorhead

WILLS, TRUSTS & POWER OF ATTORNEY

Find out what you need to know. Presented by Chris Gordon & Wayne Stewart, Estate Planning & Elder Law Attorneys. • $10 ($7 Resident) 24396 March 11 • Wed., 10 a.m.-noon • ACAA 24398 March 11 • Wed., 2-4 p.m. • Beck 24399 April 8 • Wed., 10 a.m.-noon • ACAA 24400 April 8 • Wed., 2-4 p.m. • Central 24401 May 13 • Wed., 10 a.m.-noon • ACAA 24402 May 13 • Wed., 2-4 p.m. • Expo

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senior | services WELCOME COFFEE

Enjoy coffee & refreshments while learning about the programs offered at the ACAA. 24403 May 8 • Fri., 9:30 a.m. • Free; Registration required • ACAA

DROP IN CARDS

Various groups use the ACAA card area for Hand & Foot, Bridge & Mah Jongg weekday afternoons.

BINGO

LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP • March 16, April 20, May 18 • Mon., 10 a.m. • 720.849.0675 for more info

MEDICARE QUESTIONS? CO State Health Insurance Assistance Program: 1.888.696.7213 1.800.Medicare (1.800.633.4227)

CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY The free, 15- week Citizens’ Police

• Thu., 12:30 p.m. • ACAA • Free

Academy provides citizens with hands-on

PINOCHLE

• Spring (February-May) & Fall (August-

knowledge, experience & understanding of what it means to be a police officer.

• Drop in Wed. & Fri. 1-3 p.m.

QUILT BEE VOLUNTEERS

Beautiful, handmade quilts are made by the talented members of the ACAA Quilting Bee & are available for purchase yearround. Special orders accepted. Biannual sales on the first weekends of October & May. • Every Wed., 12:30-3 p.m.

RED HAT CRAFTERS

Join this group to knit or crochet articles to be distributed to Veterans at various locations. Experienced volunteers with crochet & knitting experience are welcome. • Every Tue., 9-11 a.m.

WRITERS’ SUPPORT GROUP

Join other writers dedicated to supporting, encouraging & helping each other reach their writing goals. • March 20, April 17, May 15 • Fri., 1-3 p.m. • ACAA

SERVICES AARP – SAFE DRIVING COURSE

• • • •

March 6, April 3, May 1 Fri., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 303.906.5197 to register ACAA

COMMODITIES ROCKY MOUNTAIN FOOD BANK

• 1st Tue. of month, 8:30-10:30 a.m. • 720.473.6323 • ACAA

November) Classes • 303.739.1922 to register • Contact Marcia Todd for more information mtodd@AuroraGov.org.

SENIOR RESOURCE CENTER This service connects seniors to local transportation. Trips must be scheduled a week in advance. Trips must be within 10 miles & between the hours of 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Please call 303.235.6972 for more information.

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA LUNCH PROGRAM Hot meals served to seniors 60+ by the Volunteers of America. • Mon.-Thu. • Meals served at 11:45 a.m. • Donations requested • ACAA

VISITING NURSES ASSOCIATIONHEALTH CLINICS Medical Foot Care provided by a Registered Nurse-Appointments Required • March 9 & 23, April 13 & 27, May 11 & 18 (No appts. on Memorial Day, May 25) • Mon., 9 a.m.-noon • Appointments required. To schedule an appointment, call VNA, 303.698.6496. • ACAA

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sports | adult For a complete listing of our league descriptions & offerings or to register, visit AuroraGov.org/AdultSports

ADULT SPORTS LEAGUES Ages 16 & older

Time to shake off the cabin fever & get your team together! Sign up for a league by placing a deposit when registering, but all the league fees must be paid by the 2nd Friday after the leagues start. Don’t forget to send a representative to the league’s manager meeting listed.

FREE AGENT LIST

Are you a player looking for a team or a team looking to add a player? Visit TeamSideLine.com/Aurora or call us at 303.326.8700 to be added or to find a player. There is no guarantee you will find a team or player but this list is a central location for teams & players to find each other.

SPRING SOFTBALL

Dust off your glove & get your friends together to play softball in Aurora. Team representative must attend the league manager meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 at the Aurora Municipal Center, Council Chamber. • Sun.-Fri. • March 2-May 3 • All levels: Olympic Park • Registration deadline: Feb. 14 • Team fees: $440/team (6 games, single elimination)

LEVELS:

Teams register for the appropriate level of play & indicate night of play preferences. Leagues will be formed based on a first come basis. D Level Competitive teams with experienced players that play league & tournaments. Team participates for the competition with the goal to win, losing means it’s time for a new bat, glove or shortstop. HOME RUN Limit – 3 per game. E+ Level Recreational teams with above average experienced players; better than most “E” teams but can’t compete with the “D” teams. Team participates for good competition, winning is fun & losing means the other team got lucky. HOME RUN LIMIT – 2 per game.

E Level Recreational teams with average experience players with some inexperienced players. Team participates for fun & good competition, sometimes you win & sometimes you lose. HOME RUN LIMIT - 1 per game. REC Level Leisure teams with inexperienced players or first-time teams. Team participates for the fun & enjoyment, not overly-concerned with results. HOME RUN LIMIT – 0 per game. New! Teams register under level of play & indicate preferred night of play. 26301 COED E+ 26296 COED E 26255 COED REC 26297 MEN'S D 26299 MEN'S E+ 26300 MEN'S E 26302 MEN'S REC

DOUBLE HEADER SOFTBALL LEAGUE

• Mon. or Tue. • Aurora Sports Park 26303 MEN'S E+ 26259 MEN'S E

FANTASY SOFTBALL LEAGUE

Player’s individual performance earns points that are tracked & awarded throughout the season. • Mon. nights • $485 per team. • Olympic 26298 MEN'S E+ 26304 MEN'S E

SPRING VOLLEYBALL

Can you dig it? Meet us at the net. All leagues have a minimum 8 match season & includes an end of season double elimination tournament. • Mon.-Wed. starting Feb. 18 • $250 per team • Registration deadline: Jan. 31 REC: Leisure teams with less experienced players. The team plays for fun & enjoyment, not overly concerned with win/ loss results. B: Recreational teams with average experienced players with some less experienced players. Teams participate for fun & good competition, sometimes you win & sometimes you lose. BB: League is comprised of teams with experienced players that understand offense & defensive positioning. Team participates for good competition, winning is fun & losing means the other team got lucky.

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sports | adult & youth 23333 COED Rec Mondays Sky Vista Middle School 23334 COED Rec Wednesdays Central Recreation Center 23335 COED B/BB Mondays Sky Vista Middle School 23336 Women’s B/BB Tuesdays Central Recreation Center

SPRING KICKBALL

Play the game you played as a kid! All leagues are Coed. 26226 March 25-May 27 • Wed. nights • Registration deadline: March 13 • $350 per team (8 games, single elimination)

SLOW PITCH UMPIRE TRAINING

Ages 18 & older

This training will cover basic rule knowledge, mechanics & game management techniques for those looking to start as a new umpire for Slow Pitch Softball. Must attend all clinic dates & on field training to receive a “Certificate of Completion”. Learn the skills to umpire games with confidence. 26253 Jan. 29-Feb. 19 • Wed., 6-9 p.m. • Registration deadline: Jan. 25 • Free, registration required

SENIOR SOFTBALL

Ages 50 & older

Teams play in the Colorado Senior Softball Association league. 50+ Teams play on Wednesday mornings, 70s teams play on Monday mornings. • Season runs April-August

SUMMER SOFTBALL

Playing softball in Aurora is a great way to have fun. Men’s, Coed & Women’s offerings available. Team representative must attend the league manager meeting at 6:30 p.m. on April 30 at the Aurora Municipal Center, Council Chamber. • Sun.-Fri. nights • May 4–Aug. 16 • Olympic Park • Registration deadline: April 17 • $665 per team (10 games plus single elimination playoffs) • Check AuroraGov.org/Sports for leagues offered.

YOUTH SPORTS

Visit TeamSideLine.com/Aurora to find schedules, rules & other league information.

T-BALL AGES 4-5

Age as of 3-1-20

Play Ball! Develop skills, teamwork & good sportsmanship in a supportive environment. Practices scheduled by volunteer coaches. Games played at area ball fields. Fee includes t-shirt & hat. Bring your baseball glove. Thanks to Play It Again & Kohr's Orthodontics for sponsoring. 26270 March 16-May 7 • Registration deadline: March 2 • $81 ($65 Resident) • Games are played Mon., Tue., Wed. or Thu. • 6 game season

BASEBALL AGES 6-14

Age as of 9-1-19

Play Ball! Develop skills, teamwork & good sportsmanship in a supportive environment. Practices scheduled by volunteer coaches. Games played at area ball fields. Fee includes t-shirt & hat. Bring your baseball glove. Thanks to Play It Again & Kohr's Orthodontics for sponsoring. 26271 March 16-May 7 Ages 6-8 • $85 ($68 Resident) • Games are played Mon., Tue., Wed. or Thu. 26272 March 16-May 2 Ages 8-10 • $110 ($88 Resident) 26273 March 16-May 2 Ages 10-12 • $110 ($88 Resident) 26274 March 16-May 2 Ages 12-14 • Registration deadline: March 2 • $110 ($88 Resident) • Games are played on Saturdays • 6 game season

LACROSSE 8-14

(Age as of 9-1-19)

This is a coed lacrosse league played under mostly US Lacrosse rules. Teams will travel 2-3 Saturdays to play teams from other cities. Fee includes jersey. Bring your mouth guard, helmet with cage, elbow pads, stick, gloves & wear protective cup (boys). This league will cover fundamentals such as cradling, ground balls, dodging, passing, shooting, goal keeping & team play. • 7 game season 26245 March 16-May 9 Ages 8-10 • $125 ($100 Resident) 26239 March 16-May 9 Ages 10-12 • $125 ($100 Resident) 26246 March 16-May 9 Ages 12-14 • $125 ($100 Resident)

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sports | youth LACROSSE CLUB TEAM 6TH-8TH GRADE

This team will play with the Arapahoe Youth League. The registration fee includes a jersey & shorts. 26238 March 16-May 9 • Practice begins March 16 • Games begin March 28 at various locations. • $225

RENT THE TURF AT THE WHEEL PARK!

For more information, contact Adam at 303.326.8714

COED SOCCER SPRING BREAK CAMP Ages 5-12

Challenger International Soccer Camp will feature the very best coaching methods from the world’s most influential soccer playing nations. Dribbling, passing, shooting & more will be covered through drills, small-sided activities & game play. Players of all abilities are welcome to attend. • March 16-20 • 9 a.m.-noon • $175 per participant • Location TBA • Register via ChallengerSports.com or call 720.575.0434 • Registration deadline: March 11

COED SOCCER LEAGUE Ages 3-12

Learn fundamentals of soccer in a fun & supportive environment. Shin guards are required. Fee includes game shirt. Practices are chosen by volunteer coaches close to the area in which you live. • Registration deadline: March 4 • Practices start: week of March 9 • Games start March 28 • $81 ($65 Resident)* • $100 ($80 Resident) • Aurora Sports Park • 6 game season 26260 Ages 4 & Under* 26262 Ages 6 & Summer Camps Registration opens Under Monday, Feb. 3 for all 26263 Ages 8 & 2020 summer camps Under via AuroraGov.org/ 26261 Ages 10 & Recreation or phone Under 303.326.8650 26264 Ages 12 & Under

SUPER STARTS SPORTS CAMPS

Ages 3-5 with parent

Little ones learn the fundamentals of basketball, soccer, kickball & tennis in this fun filled & action-packed camp for kids & parents. Fee includes T-shirt. Please bring water bottle. • $75 ($60 Resident) • Horizon Middle School • No class on April 11 or May 23 Session 1: March 14-April 25 25823 Sat., 9-9:45 a.m. 25827 Sat., 10-10:45 a.m. Session 2: May 2-June 13 25825 Sat., 9-9:45 a.m. 25828 Sat., 10-10:45 a.m.

HOT SHOT BASKETBALL LEAGUE AGES 4-6 PRACTICE PLAY LEAGUE

Age as of 3-1-20

Practices scheduled 30 min. prior to game start time in area middle schools. First practice will be scheduled based on the volunteer coach’s availability. Players should bring tennis shoes & water bottles. 27315 Ages 4 & 5 27442 Ages 5 & 6 • $75 ($60 Resident) • 30-45 min. practices start Feb. 29 • Games start March 7 • 6 game season

BOYS BASKETBALL GAMES ONLY LEAGUE

Age as of 9-1-19

Practices scheduled 30 min. prior to game start time in area middle schools. First practice will be scheduled based on the volunteer coach’s availability. Players should bring tennis shoes & water bottles. 27311 8U 27444 10U 27445 12U 2744614U • $88 ($70 Resident) • Teams practice on Feb. 29 • Practice & play games March 7-April 8

GIRLS BASKETBALL GAMES ONLY LEAGUE

Age as of 9-1-19

Practices scheduled 30 min. prior to game start time in area middle schools. First practice will be scheduled based on the volunteer coach’s availability. Players should bring tennis shoes & water bottles. 27447 8U 27448 10U 27449 12U 27450 14U • $88 ($70 Resident) • Teams practice on Feb. 29 • Practice & play games March 7-April 18

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sports | youth & pickleball SPECIAL OLYMPICS SOCCER

REGISTER

Ages 8 & older

Call: 303.326.8700 Online: AuroraGov.org/YouthSports In Person: 15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Ste. 1900 ● We do our best to honor friend & coach requests. ● Practices are generally held near your area. Volunteer Coaches: We count on volunteer coaches to run our programs. Training provided. Call 303.326.8700 if interested. Join Our Team: We need your financial support to help provide leagues for over 10,000 youth in Aurora! Your dollars provide scholarships, t-shirts & equipment. In return, your business receives promotional opportunities call 303.326.8700.

CITY OF AURORA SPORTS CREDIT & REFUND POLICY Due to inclement weather or circumstances beyond our control, it is possible that all scheduled games cannot be completed within the advertised dates of the season. The city of Aurora will make every reasonable effort to reschedule cancelled games & practices. A season will be considered complete when a team has two games remaining. Teams/Individuals not reaching the minimum game threshold are eligible for pro-rated credits. Lost practice sessions are not eligible for credit or refund. Individual refunds/credits are based on an individual case & are subject to prorated criteria.

YOUTH FENCING Ages 8-18

This program includes an introduction to the history of fencing, weapons, target areas & fencing technique. Participants should wear comfortable shoes & clothing. The use of equipment is included in the class fee. This is a mental & physical sport that teaches competition, respect & selfdiscipline in a safe & fund environment. Beginners 24553 April 29-June 17 • Wed., 5-6 p.m. • $200 ($160 Resident) Intermediate 24546 April 29-June 17 • Wed., 6-7:30 p.m. • $250 ($200 Resident) • Beck

Adaptive techniques are used to teach individuals with developmental disabilities the fundamentals of a team sport & soccer. Contact 303.326.8410 for more information

PICKLEBALL

Pickleball is a paddle sport played on a 44’x20’ court. The lower net & smaller court size allows players of all ages & abilities to compete & enjoy the game. However, this is a high-action, strategic game that will quicken your reflexes & challenge your mind & body, while introducing you to a fun community of friends!!

PICKLEBALL COURT LOCATIONS – OUTDOOR

Crestridge Park ● 14751 E Yale Ave., Aurora, 80014 • Two courts, no lights Highland Hollows Park ● 1700 S Telluride St., Aurora, 80017 • Two courts, no lights Del Mar Park ● 548 Del Mar Cir., Aurora, 80010 • Two pickleball lined tennis courts with lights Aqua Vista Park ● 18700 E Wagon Trail Cir., Aurora, 80015 • Two pickleball lined tennis courts, no lights

DROP-IN PICKLEBALL

Ages 18 & older

Beginner, intermediate & advanced. Dropin & play pickleball. New to pickleball? Please take one of our clinics or drill & play classes before dropping in. • Ongoing • Every Mon.-Thu., 8-11 a.m. • Central Recreation Center • $5 • SilverSneakers is accepted.

SATURDAY PICKLEBALL DROP-IN

Ages 18 & older

Beginner & intermediate. Drop-in & play pickleball with players of similar skill level. Instruction will be available if requested. Register for the month or drop-in. Drop-in may be limited. 25598 March 7-28 25600 April 4-25 (No class 4/11)* 25603 May 2-23 • 10 a.m.-noon • $25 ($20 Resident) • $19 ($15 Resident)* • Drop-in $6 • Crestridge Park

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sports | pickleball & raquet WEDNESDAY EVENING PICKLEBALL DROP-IN

Ages 18 & older

Beginner & intermediate. Drop-in & play pickleball with players of similar skill level. Instruction will be available if requested. Register for the month or drop-in. Drop-in may be limited. 25615 April 1-29 * • 5:30-7:30 p.m. 25618 May 6-27 • 6-8 p.m. • $25 ($20 Resident) • $31 ($25 Resident)* • Drop-in $6 • Crestridge Park

TUESDAY PICKLEBALL DRILL & PLAY

Ages 18 & older

Beginner & intermediate. This class consists of fun drills which focus on specific shots & strategy for anyone who wants to learn the game or improve their game. Drop-in is not guaranteed. 25184 March 3-31* • 8-10 a.m. • Central Recreation Center 25193 April 7-28 25196 May 5-26 • 10 a.m.-noon • $40 ($32 Resident) • $50 ($40 Resident)* • Drop-in $10 • Crestridge Park

BEGINNER PICKLEBALL CLINIC

Ages 18 & older

This clinic is geared towards beginners to learn the game of pickleball. Drop-in is not guaranteed. 25206 March 19 • Thu., 8-10 a.m. • Central Recreation Center 25208 April 16 • Thu., 10 a.m.-noon 25209 May 14 • Thu., 10 a.m.-noon • Crestridge Park • $12 ($10 Resident)

SPECIALTY CLINICS

Ages 18 & older

If you’re wanting to work on a specific shot these clinics are for you! We get into the specifics of a shot & work on mastering it! Drop-in is not guaranteed if class if full. 25217 March 10; Backhand • Tue., 10-11 a.m. • Central Recreation Center 25218 April 9; Volley • Thu., 10-11 a.m. 25220 May 7; Serve • Crestridge Park • Thu., 10-11 a.m. • $10 ($8 Resident)

FREE PICKLEBALL CLINIC Ages 18 & older

Learn the basics of pickleball in this 1-hour free clinic! Please register to guarantee a spot. Drop-in may be limited. 25223 March 17 • Tue., 10-11 a.m. • Central Recreation Center 25527 April 9 • Thu., 11 a.m.-noon 25528 May 7 • Thu., 11 a.m.-noon • Crestridge Park

W! NE FREE PICKLEBALL CLINIC AT DEL MAR

Ages 18 & older

Join us over at the Del Mar pickleball courts for a free clinic to learn the basics. Then register for our May drill & play class to take your game a step further! 25536 April 18 • Sat., 10 a.m.-noon • ACAA

W! NE DEL MAR WED. DRILL & PLAY CLASS

Beginner & intermediate. This class consists of fun drills which focus on specific shots & strategy for anyone who wants to learn the game or improve their game. Drop-in not guaranteed. 25534 May 6-27 • 10 a.m.-noon • $40 ($32 Resident) • Drop-in $10 • Del Mar Tennis & Pickleball Courts

BADMINTON Ages 12 & older

Play with other badminton enthusiasts! Bring your own racquet. Birds are provided. • $19 ($15 Resident) 24548 March 24547 April 24550 May • M/F, 8-11:50 a.m. • Beck 24552 March 24551 April 24545 May • T/TH, 6-8:50 p.m. • Beck

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sports | tennis ADULT TENNIS PROGRAMS

Aurora adult tennis offers a wide range of programs for all skill levels. Come join the fun in our drops-ins, lessons, private lessons & leagues.

SATURDAY MORNING SCRAMBLER Ages 14 & older

Join us for this ladder style social match play. You’ll play with several different partners & opponents in one day. All skill levels are welcomed. Prizes are awarded weekly. • Sat., 10 a.m.-noon 25166 March 7-28

DRILL & PLAY ADVANCED BEGINNER 2.5-3.0 Ages 18 & older

• Sat., 9-10:30 a.m. • Meadowood 25235 March 7-28

• $63 ($50 Resident) 25236 April 4-25

• $48 ($38 Resident) 25239 May 2-30

• $63 ($50 Resident) • T/TH, 6-7:30 p.m. • Expo 25251 March 3-26

• $125($100 Resident)

• $40

25261 April 7-30

25167 April 4-25

• $125 ($100 Resident)

• $30

25266 May 5-28

25168 May 2-30

• $40 • Drop-in $10 • Woodie M. Smith Tennis Courts at Utah Park

• $125 ($100 Resident)

DRILL & PLAY INTERMEDIATE 3.0-3.5 Ages 18 & older

• $75 ($60 Resident)

• Sat., 10:30 a.m.-noon • Meadowood 25272 March 7-28 • $63 ($50 Resident) 25275 April 4-25 • $48 ($38 Resident) 25239 May 2-30 • $63 ($50 Resident) • M/W, 6-7:30 p.m. • Expo 25287 March 2-25 • $125 ($100 Resident) 25292 April 6-29 • $125 ($100 Resident) 25298 May 4-27 • $110 ($88 Resident)

BEGINNER QUICKSTART 2.0

ADULT LEAGUES

FRIDAY TENNIS CLUB Ages 18 & older

Players of all ability levels will do fun drills, games & match play. A true social atmosphere & club! Register online for the full month for a discount! • Meadow Hills • Drop in $15 • Fri., 10 a.m.-noon 25169 March 6-27

• $60 ($48 Resident) 25173 April 3-24

• $60 ($48 Resident) 25174 May 1-29

Ages 18 & older

New & beginner tennis players will learn to play through introductive rallying, serving & drills. This is a great entry level class to learn the basics of tennis & start playing matches. • Meadowood • Sat., noon-1:30 p.m. 25221 March 7-28

• $63 ($50 Resident) 25224 April 4-25

Register your team for the USTA Adult Tennis Leagues through the city of Aurora. The fee includes court time, balls & practice time. ALL LEAGUES ARE FULL TEAM REGISTRATION. Separate USTA fee per player is required. All leagues will take place at Woodie M. Smith Tennis Courts at Utah Park to avoid other programing. Please look online for further information regarding each specific league.

USTA TRIO LEAGUE

• $48 ($38 Resident)

25532 March 21-June 23

25225 May 2-30

• $150 a team • Registration Deadline: Feb. 28

• $63 ($50 Resident)

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sports | tennis USTA 18 & OVER MIXED LEAGUE

25523 April 5-May 17 • $200 a team • Registration deadline: March 6

USTA 18 & OVER LEAGUE

25522 April 20-June 4 • $250 a team • Registration deadline: March 15

USTA 55 & OVER LEAGUE

25526 April 29-July 3 • $200 at team • Registration deadline: April 3

USTA CTA DAYTIME LEAGUE

25530 May 12-June 25 • $200 a team • Registration deadline: April 3

USTA 40 & OVER MIXED LEAGUE

25525 May 24-July 5 • $200 a team • Registration deadline: March 1

TOURNAMENTS

Sign up for tournaments only on USTA.com. A separate USTA player fee is required.

SPRING BREAK TENNIS CAMP Ages 4-13

Players will be broken up into age groupings & ability levels. Players will focus on skills, drills & play. Great way to drop your kids into a focused camp designed to improve their tennis. • 25543 March 16-20 • Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. • Meadowood • $250 ($200 Resident)

RED BALL LESSONS Ages 4-6

Red Ball is our first development class for new tennis players. We use a 36' court, red balls & smaller racquets. The focus is on Agility, Balance, Coordination (ABC’s) & fun. This is the first step in the USTA Net Generation Curriculum. • Meadowood 25569 March 7-28 $50 ($40 Resident)

AURORA MEMORIAL DAY TOURNAMENT

25587 April 4-25 $38 ($30 Resident)

• Fri.-Mon., May 22-25 • Woodie M. Smith Tennis Courts at Utah Park

25595 March 2-25 $75 ($60 Resident)

PRIVATE/SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS

25601 May 4-27 $88 ($70 Resident)

Ages 5 & older

25606 March 2-26 $75 ($60 Resident)

Private & semi-private lessons are available with any staff instructor, as well as at any court associated with the city of Aurora. Call to setup a lesson at 303.326.8700. • $50 Private • $60 Semi-Private

25609 April 7-30 $100 ($80 Resident)

Ages 18 & older

YOUTH TENNIS PROGRAMS

25591 May 2-30 $50 ($40 Resident)

• Sat., 9-10 a.m. 25596 April 6-29 $100 ($80 Resident)

• Mon./Wed., 4-5 p.m.

25611 May 5-28 $100 ($80 Resident)

• Tue./Thu., 4-5 p.m.

ORANGE BALL BEGINNER LESSONS Ages 7-10

Orange Ball Beginner is our first development class for new tennis players.

6TH ANNUAL FREE AURORA TENNIS FESTIVAL

We use a 60' court & smaller racquets. The

We’re set to kick off the spring with our 6th Annual Aurora Tennis Festival at the Woodie M. Smith Tennis Courts at Utah Park. We’d love to see you at this FREE family event. Play fun drills & games with our awesome tennis instructors; enjoy refreshments, win prizes & much more. Register online or call our registration desk at 303.326.8700. • 25535 March 29 • Sun., 11 a.m-1 p.m. • Woodie M. Smith Tennis Courts at Utah Park

• Meadowood

Ages 4 & older

focus is on Agility, Balance, Coordination (ABC’s) & fun! 25805 March 7-28 $50 ($40 Resident) 25807 April 4-25 $38 ($30 Resident) 25808 May 2-30 $50 ($40 Resident)

• Sat., 10-11 a.m. 25809 March 2-25 $75 ($60 Resident) 25810 April 6-29 $100 ($80 Resident) 25812 May 4-27 $88 ($70 Resident)

• Mon./Wed., 5-6 p.m.

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sports | tennis ORANGE BALL INTERMEDIATE LESSONS Ages 7-10

Players must be able to rally 4-6 or more shots, serving experience & have match play knowledge.

HIGH SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM HIGH SCHOOL BEG/JV TRAINING

• Meadowood

PROGRAM

25815 March 7-28 $50 ($40 Resident)

Ages 14-18

25818 April 4-25 $38 ($30 Resident)

The USTA net generation teaching

25852 May 2-30 $50 ($40 Resident)

system is used in this class & the

• Sat., 10-11 a.m. 25855 March 3-26 $75 ($60 Resident) 25856 April 7-30 $100 ($80 Resident) 25859 May 5-28 $90 ($72 Resident)

• Tue./Thu., 5-6 p.m.

GREEN BALL BEGINNER Ages 11-13

Orange Ball Beginner is our first

focus is on skill development using progressions, serve development & match play. This is a fun class with a lot of fun drills that will keep you moving. • Meadowood • Sat., noon-1:30 p.m. 25796 March 7-28

development class for new tennis

• $63 ($50 Resident)

players. We use a 60' court & smaller

25799 April 4-25

racquets. The focus is on Agility,

• $48 ($38 Resident)

Balance, Coordination (ABC’s) & fun! • Meadowood 25861 March 7-28 $50 ($40 Resident) 25862 April 4-25 $38 ($30 Resident) 25864 May 2-30 $50 ($40 Resident)

• Sat., 11 a.m.-noon 25866 March 2-25 $75 ($60 Resident) 25868 April 6-22 $100 ($80 Resident) 25870 May 4-27 $88 ($70 Resident)

• Mon./Wed., 6-7 p.m.

GREEN BALL INTERMEDIATE Ages 11-13

Players must be able to rally 4-6 or

25801 May 2-30

• $63 ($50 Resident)

TENNIS COURT LOCATIONS • Aqua Vista Park • Two courts, no lights 18700 E Wagon Trail Cir., Aurora, 80015 • Del Mar Park • Four courts, lights 30 W Del Mar Cir., Aurora, 80011 • Expo Park • Four courts, lights 10955 E Exposition Ave., Aurora, 80012 • Meadowood Park • Four courts, lights

more shots, serving experience & have

3054 S Laredo St., Aurora, 80013

match play knowledge. This is a great

• Meadow Hills • Four courts, no lights

way to prepare for High School Tennis.

3609 S Dawson St., Aurora, 80014

• Meadowood

• Woodie M.

25873 March 7-28 $50 ($40 Resident) 25877 April 4-25 $38 ($30 Resident) 25879 May 2-30 $50 ($40 Resident)

• Sat., 11 a.m.-noon 25881 March 3-26 $75 ($60 Resident)

Smith Tennis Courts at Utah Park • 10 courts, lights

25882 April 7-30 $100 ($80 Resident)

1800 S Peoria

25883 May 5-28 $100 ($80 Resident)

St., Aurora,

• Tue./Thu., 6-7 p.m.

80012

Summer Camps Registration opens Monday, Feb. 3 for all 2020 summer camps via AuroraGov.org/ Recreation or phone 303.326.8650

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theatre | cultural services AUDITION

Ages 7-16

All Cultural Services classes require preregistration AuroraGov.org/Recreation or call 303.326.8650 Learn about storytelling, improvisation, acting, staging & characterization. Develop lifelong skills such as listening, reading, memorization, concentration & teamwork.

DORA & DIEGO THE EXPLORERS

Ages 4-9

Act out some of your favorite characters from this popular book & television series. Read & act out a different book every week. Learn to create characters through voice & movement. Share the stories with family & friends during the final class. 25817 March 24-April 28 • Tue., 4:30-6 p.m. • $70 ($56 Resident) • Mission Viejo Library, Community Room, 15324 E. Hampden Cir., Aurora • Instructor: Joi Hiatt

HARRY POTTER ADVENTURE: THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS

Ages 8-15

Create some of your favorite characters from the book series in this unique adaptation developed especially for you to perform for your family & friends during the last class. Learn about characterization, staging & rehearsing a memorized play. 25826 April 18-May 16 • Sat., 10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. • $75 ($60 Summer Camps Resident) Registration opens • Tallyn’s Reach Monday, Feb. 3 for all Library, Community 2020 summer camps Room 23911 E. via AuroraGov.org/ Arapahoe Rd., Recreation or phone Aurora 303.326.8650 • Instructor: Jordan Silber

Learn to select, memorize & prepare monologues & cold readings. Put your best foot forward so you can get the part. Great preparation for the Aurora Fox’s Little Foxes auditions on March 28 & 29. 25863 March 7-28 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • $75 ($60 Resident) • Aurora Fox Art Center 9900 E. Colfax, Aurora • Instructor: Christa Silber

THE ADDAMS FAMILY PLAY

Ages 9-16

Create some of your favorite characters from the tv, book, film & musical series. Learn to rehearse a memorized a play & perform this unique adaptation developed especially for you to perform for family & friends during the last class. 25875 April 4-May 9 • Sat., 1-3 p.m. • $85 ($68 Resident) • Central Library, Cultural Services Studio 14949 E. Alameda Pkwy, Aurora • Instructor: Christa Silber

AUDITIONS

• Sat., March 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. • Sun., March 29, 10 a.m-2 p.m.

CALLING YOUNG ACTORS

Ages 7-16

This summer, the Aurora Fox’s Little Foxes company of young artists will present “The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly Stupid Tales!” Prepare a 90-second memorized monologue from a play or be prepared to tell an entire fairy tale in 90-seconds. Auditions that run long may be cut off after 90 seconds. Audition slots will be available in Jan. 2020 at AuroraFoxArtsCenter.org/ Auditions. • REHEARSALS: May 26-June 15 • PERFORMANCES: June 16-July 3

therapeutic recreation Encouraging meaningful recreation opportunities & programs for individuals with disabilities to enhance & expand social, cognitive, affective & physical abilities.

ARTS & CULTURE

SENSORY SATISFACTIONS

Ages 13 & older

Satisfy your senses, as you experiment with activities that involve all 5 senses. Express yourself through elements of messy, engaging & fun. 25004 March 2-30 (no program March 17) 24997 April 6-27 • Mon., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

• $45 ($36 Resident) • Central

GARDENING GALORE

Ages 13 & older

Discover the world of plants through art, science, gardening & outdoor exploration. 24994 May 4-18 • Mon., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • $45 ($36 Resident) • Central

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therapeutic recreation AQUATICS Ages 4 & older

Swim skills introduced & adapted for various levels of swimmers. Designed for participants with disabilities who are not ready for group lessons. Class ratios are one instructor to max 2 participants. Tue. @ Central 24515 March 3-24 24532 March 31-April 21 24529 April 28 -May 19 • 4-4:30 p.m. 24530 March 3-24 24536 March 31-April 21 24534 April 28 -May 19 • 4:30-5 p.m. 24541 March 3-24 24512 March 31-April 21 24517 May 5-19 • 5-5:30 p.m. Thu. @ Moorhead 24514 March 5-26 24535 April 2-23 24522 April 30-May 21 • 4:30-5 p.m. 24521 March 5-26 24520 April 2-23 24511 April 30-May 21 • 5-5:30 p.m. 24533 March 5-26 24516 April 2-23 24538 April 30-May 21 • 5:30-6 p.m. • $50 ($40 Resident)

EXCURSIONS Ages 13 & older

A weekly opportunity to explore Colorado, while enhancing social & independent skills. Bring a sack lunch. • Full transportation provided, please allow for a 20 minute window on pick-up/drop-offs. • Thu., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • $31 ($25 Resident) March Masterpieces 24531 March 5 ● $34 ($27 Resident) iFLY (All Abilities indoor skydiving) Drop off @ Central, no AM transport 25170 March 12 • $68 ($54 Resident) Movie at Century Theater 24526 March 26 • $39 ($31 Resident) Ceramics in the city 24519 April 2 • $46 ($37 Resident) Top Golf 24523 April 9 • $38 ($30 Resident) Crafting Creations @ Eloise May 24540 April 16 Local Hiking Exploration 24539 April 23 Bladium (indoor soccer/inflatables) 24525 April 30 Adaptive Cooking 24518 May 7 • $34 ($27 Resident)

Light Rail to Rockies game (Meet at Beck) 24527 May 14 • $49 ($39 Resident) Play & Picnic @ Red-Tailed Hawk Park 24524 May 21

FITNESS/SPORTS/SPECIAL OLYMPICS ADAPTIVE GYMNASTICS

Ages 3-9

Improve balance, strength, coordination & motor skills while still receiving support from mom or dad in a small class setting. Adaptations made to fit participant’s needs. 24996 March 2-30 24989 April 5-26 24987 May 4-18 • 3:15-4 p.m. • $35 ($28 Resident) • Meadowood

TOTALLY FIT TUESDAYS

Ages 13 & older

Develop gross motor skills, get exercise & have fun training with your friends through a variety of physical activities, including: pool, bike & gym workouts. Develop the confidence to participate in our Adaptive Triathlon, see Special Events section. Morning class • Tue., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 24998 March 3-31 (No program March 17) 25000 April 7-28 24992 May 5-19 * • $60 ($48 Resident) • $45 ($36 Resident)* NEW! Evening class • Tue., 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. 25160 March 3-31 (No program March 17) 25175 April 7-28 25176 May 5-19* • $25 ($20 Resident) • $23 ($18 Resident)* • Central

BOWLING

Ages 13 & older

Have fun while enhancing & developing game play & social skills. Transportation provided from home/ school to activity. Participant must be picked up from set location. 24999 March 4-April 1 (No program March 18) 25011 April 8-29 25010 May 6-27 • 3-5 p.m. • $60 ($48 Resident) • AMF Aurora Lanes (16700 E. Mississippi Ave.)

SPECIAL OLYMPICS GYMNASTICS

Ages 10 & older

Adaptive techniques used to teach participants with developmental disabilities various gymnastics routines with the chance to compete at Special Olympics competition. We will work on floor, beam & level 1 bar & vault routines. 25008 March 4–April 29 (Competition May 3) • Wed., 4-5 p.m. • $90 ($72 Resident) • Meadowood

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therapeutic recreation SPECIAL OLYMPICS SPORTS TRIAL

Ages 13 & older

Explore playing different S/O sports with your friends, including; pickleball, volleyball, floor hockey, swimming & more. Practice for an upcoming season or just get in shape! 24993 March 6-27 (No program March 20) 25006 April 3-24 24991 May 1-22 • Fri., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. • $60 ($48 Resident) • Central

SPECIAL OLYMPICS SOCCER

Ages 8 & older

Learn fundamentals of soccer, a team sport. It will focus on skill development & league play. Participants could have the opportunity to compete in an area & state competition. YOUTH (ages 8-15) 24995 April 4-May 30 (No program May 23) ● Sat., 10:30-11:30 a.m. ADULT (ages 16 and older) 25177 April 4-May 30 (No program May 23) • Sat., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • $31 ($25 Resident) • Hampden Skills Park (20101 E. Hampden Ave.)

SPECIAL EVENTS FAB FRIDAYS

Ages 13 & older

Dinner & Nickel Arcade 25012 March 6 • 6-8:30 p.m. • $33 ($25 Resident) • Beck • Bring $15 Supper from Scratch 24988 May 1 • 6-8:30 p.m. • $25 ($20 Resident) • Moorhead

SPRING BREAK PROGRAM

Ages 13 & older

Variety of recreational opportunities during school break for students & young adults who reside at home or in group homes. Transportation provided to & from home. Bring a sack lunch. • 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Lava Island 25001 March 16 • $50 ($40 Resident)

! EW YOUNG ATHLETES TRIAL N Ages 2-7

Denver Aquarium 25003 March 17 • $56 ($45 Resident)

A sport & play program for children with & without disabilities. Will introduce basic sports skills, like running, kicking & throwing. Fun & positive environment to encourage socializing & sport play. 25165 March 28 25178 April 18 • Sat., 10:30-11:30 a.m. • $5 • Central

Senac Creek Nature Center 25007 March 18 • $38 ($30 Resident)

ADAPTIVE TAEKWON-DO

Ages 7 & older

Enhance & develop self-esteem, balance, motor coordination, focus & social skills. Lead by black belt from Maum Sin Yong & assisted by Therapeutic Recreation staff. 25005 March 7-21* 25009 April 4-May 2 24990 May 9-30 (No program May 23)* • Sat., 12:45-1:45 p.m. • $45 ($36 Resident) • $34 ($27 Resident)* • Beck (Fitness studio)

1:1 FITNESS

Complete a short assessment with Therapeutic staff to develop a workout plan with individualized goals. Meet on a consistent basis with staff to receive support needed to reach your goals & encouragement to ultimately navigate recreation services as independently as possible. This includes gym & pool workout plans. Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to your schedule session. • 6-week session: $143 ($114 Resident)

Crafting Creations @ Eloise May 25002 March 19 • $38 ($30 Resident) Pickleball & Pizza 25013 March 20 • $40 ($32 Resident)

! EW SOAR INTO SPRING N Ages 12 & older A night filled with superhero themed games, snacks, music & a make your own cape station! 25051 April 3 • Fri., 6-8:30 p.m. • $5 per person • Beck

! EW ADAPTIVE TRIATHLON N Ages 12 & older

Opportunity to compete against YOU! Develop & enhance independence, confidence & fitness. Train with TR team through Totally Fit Tuesdays or set up 1:1 sessions to work towards your personal best. Sign up individually or split the disciplines with a partner. Participants will receive a packet upon registration. Water Walk/ Swim–15 min. Stationery Hand/Spin Bike- 20 min. Walk/Run/Roll- 25 min. (followed by lunch & awards) 25349 May 16 • Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. • $36 ($30 Resident) • Central

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