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AURORA

RECREATI N GUIDE FALL 2018


City of Aurora, Colorado

Our new and improved registration system is ready for you to create your new registration account, as of Aug. 1. Visit: CityOfAurora.PerfectMind.com > click on ’create account’. You will be all ready to enroll in fall or winter programs beginning Aug. 29! 303.326.8650

TAKE A TRIP BACK IN TIME AT THE

Plains Conservation Center Rolling trails lead you through prairie grasses past local wildlife to a tipi camp and sod village. 21901 E. Hampden Ave., Aurora, CO 80013 Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Summer) Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. (Winter) Fees for some programs and amenities may apply.

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CONTENTS

FACILITY RENTALS 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

2 | Registration/ Membership

41 | Lifetime Learning

3 | Recreation Centers

46 | Music

more information on rates,

4 | Aquatics

47 | Nature 48 | Outdoor Recreation

to schedule a visit & to

14 | Camps & Activities

50 | Pottery

available, see page 3 and

52 | Preschool 53 | Senior Services

call the recreation center of

15 | Cooking 24 | Crafts & Hobbies

55 | Sports 55 Adult 56 Racquetball/ Tennis 62 Youth Sports

43 | Martial Arts

12 | Art

25 | Dance 28 | Dog Training 28 | Excursions 31 | Fitness & Wellness 37 | Golf 38 | Gymnastics 40 | History Museum

66 | Theatre 67 | Therapeutic Recreation

rooms available for rental to fit all of your needs. For

learn more about the spaces

your choice.

Aurora's TV Station

68 | Class Locations 69 | Special Events/ Volunteer

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

BROWSE. CLICK.

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

ENGAGE.

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

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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

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

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.

BUY 1 PASS FOR ALL 5 FACILITIES! AURORA CENTER FOR ACTIVE ADULTS BECK 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 Center, Moorhead & Utah Indoor Pool & all other drop-in amenities. Youth (Ages 2-17) Monthly $15 Res. . . . . . . $20 Non-Res. EZ Pay* $12.50 Res. . . . . $15 Non-Res. Annual $125 Res. . . . . . $150 Non-Res. Young Adult (Ages 18-26) Monthly $27 Res. . . . . . . $32 Non-Res. EZ Pay* $23.50 Res. . . . . $27 Non-Res. Annual $250 Res. . . . . . $300 Non-Res. Adult (Ages 27-61) Monthly $32 Res. . . . . . . $33 Non-Res. EZ Pay* $27.50 Res. . . . . $31 Non-Res. Annual $300 Res. . . . . . $380 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® & Silver&Fit® membership at our facilities.

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recreation | centers AURORA CENTER FOR ACTIVE ADULTS (ACAA)

10955 E. Exposition Ave.

EXPO RECREATION CENTER

30 Del Mar Circle

303.326.8630

303.739.7950

HOURS: Mon.-Thu., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

HOURS: Mon.-Thu., 7 a.m.-8 p.m. or at the conclusion of scheduled activities.

Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Amenities: Weight & cardio machines,

Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

drop-in fitness classes, Aurora Cooks

Sat., 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

program, 18-hole disc golf course, public

Closed on Sunday

use computers.

Amenities: drop-in fitness classes, massage therapy, weight & cardio machines.

DROP-IN PRICES $3 (all ages)

MEADOWOOD RECREATION CENTER

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

BECK RECREATION CENTER

3054 S. Laredo St. 303.326.8300 HOURS: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m. to the conclusion of

800 Telluride St.

scheduled activities.

303.739.6888

Amenities: Fitness, gymnastics,

HOURS:

preschool.

Mon.-Thu., 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

DROP-IN PRICES

Fri., 5:30 a.m.-7 p.m.

Based upon program or class.

Sat., 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

MOORHEAD RECREATION CENTER

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

2390 Havana St.

Amenities: Weight & cardio machines,

303.326.8315

Kiddie Kare, drop-in fitness classes,

HOURS:

massage therapy, gymnasium, indoor pool,

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

racquetball courts, public use computers.

Fri., 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

DROP-IN PRICES

Amenities: Weight & cardio machines,

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

drop-in fitness classes, gymnasium, indoor pool & waterslide, teaching kitchen, public use computers. DROP-IN PRICES

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

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

CORPORATE WELLNESS PROGRAM Discounted memberships available for up to 50% for participating businesses.

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aquatics | general information

CITY-WIDE PASSES Buy one pass & get

( ) = 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

unlimited drop-in use of five centers: ●

Aurora Center for Active Adults (ACAA)

Beck Recreation Center

Expo Recreation Center

Moorhead Recreation

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.

Center

PARENT & TOT ● Ages 6 months-3 years old ● One child per adult. Intro to fun & safe swimming. Pull-on swim diapers required if not potty trained.

Utah Indoor Pool

TADPOLE (1:4)

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.

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 &

Rotary breathing. Combine

SEAHORSE (1:7) ● Ages 5-13 w/o support for 5 sec.

Front & back floats. Float

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

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

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For all abilities.


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

HOURS

Session 1: Aug. 20-Sept. 27 (6 wks.) • No lessons Sept. 3 Session 2: Oct. 1-Nov. 15 (6 wks.) • No lessons Nov. 12 • M/W $65 ($50 Resident) • T/TH $70 ($54 Resident)

OPEN SWIM M/W 1:35-3:50 p.m. M/W 7:45-8:50 p.m. T/TH 1-3:50 p.m.

SATURDAY LESSONS

Session 1: Aug. 25-Sept. 29 (6 wks.) • $35 ($27 Resident) 30 min. lessons • $53 ($41 Resident) 45 min. lessons* Session 2: Oct. 6-Nov. 10 (5 wks.) • No lessons Oct. 20 • $29 ($22 Resident) 30 min. lessons • $44 ($34 Resident) 45 min. lessons*

PARENT & TOT

257233 257235 257237 257239

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

GUPPY

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

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

LAP SWIM M-TH 7:45-8:50 p.m.

257234 257236 257238 257240

257301 257303 257305

257302 257304 257306

257194 257196 257198 257200 257202 257204 257206 257208 257210 257212

257195 257197 257199 257201 257203 257205 257207 257209 257211 257213

258017**

M/W, 10:45-11:15 a.m. 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., 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

257216 257218 257220 257222 257224 257226 257228

258018* 257217 257219 257221 257223 257225 257227 257229

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $65 ($50 Resident)* • $70 ($54 Resident)**

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

1-5:50 p.m.

M-TH 5:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $65 ($50 Resident)* • $70 ($54 Resident)**

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

Sat.

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

TADPOLE

MINNOW

1:35-6:50 p.m.

Sun. noon-4:50 p.m.

1 2

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

Fri.

257230**

257231*

availability.)

HOT TUB 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.

13-15 w/adult & 16-17 M/W 2-3:50 p.m. &

8-8:50 p.m.

T/TH 1-3:50 p.m. Fri.

2-6:50 p.m.

Sat.

1-5:50 p.m.

Sun. noon-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

257268 257270 257272 257274 257276 257278

257269 257271 257273 257275 257277 257279

$5.00

Young Adults $3.50 Youth (2-17) $3.00 For memberships & passes, visit AuroraGov.org/ BeckCenter.

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aquatics | beck pool 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 a.m.

ARTHRITIS CLASS

Ages 18 & older

Keep your joints healthy & your body in motion. Pool temperature set at 85º. M-F, 9:05-10:05 a.m. M/W/F, 12:30-1:30 p.m. T/TH, 7:35-8:35 p.m.

CARA SWIM TEAM

Ages 6-18

Colorado Association

C.A.R.A.

SEAHORSE

1 2

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

257242 257244 257246 257248 257250 257252 257254

257243 257245 257247 257249 257251 257253 257255

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $65 ($50 Resident)* • $70 ($54 Resident)** Sat., 12:15-12:45 p.m.

STINGRAY

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

258043** 257283 257285 257287 257289 257291 257293 257295 257297 257299

258044* 257284 257286 257288 257290 257292 257294 257296 257298 258057

Join our swim team! Emphasis is on participation. Must be able to swim 25 yds. Front crawl with rotary breathing. Call 303.739.1547 for more information. Practice times M/W, 6:45-7:45 p.m. or T/ TH, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kids practice two-days-a-week. Coaches will provide age group practice times after first night of practice. Meet information will be provided at the parent meeting. Please provide valid email in registration system. 258060 Aug. 20-Dec. 13 • Parent meeting: Mon., Aug. 20 @ 6 p.m. @ Utah • $100 ($80 Resident)

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $65 ($50 Resident)* • $70 ($54 Resident)**

LIFEGUARD TRAINING

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $65 ($50 Resident)* • $70 ($54 Resident)**

Learn the skills necessary to respond to aquatic emergencies. Must be at least age 15 by the end of the course. You must attend all classes, swim 300 yds. continuously 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. 257214 Oct. 15-19 • M-F, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. • Beck Pool • $95

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

Recreational Athletics

Ages 15 & older

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

DOLPHIN

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.

258058** 257183 257185 257187 257189 257191

258059* 257184 257186 257188 257190 257192

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $65 ($50 Resident)* • $70 ($54 Resident)** Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

SHARK/INTERMEDIATE

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

ADVANCED/EXPERT

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

257981** 257257 257259 257261 257263 257265

258045** 257174 257176 257178 257180

257982* 257258 257260 257262 257264 257266

258046* 257175 257177 257179 257181

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $65 ($50 Resident)* • $70 ($54 Resident)** Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m.

257979**

ADULT & TEEN BEGINNER

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

257167 257168

ADULT & TEEN INTERMEDIATE

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

257171

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257980* 257169 257166

257172


aquatics | moorhead pool WEEKDAY LESSONS (M/W OR T/TH)

HOURS BEGINNING AUG. 20

Session 1: Aug. 20-Sept. 27 (6 wks.) • No lessons Sept. 3 Session 2: Oct. 1-Nov. 15 (6 wks.)

LEISURE POOL

• No lessons Oct. 15-18 • No lessons Nov. 12

WATER WALKING

• $35 ($27 Resident) 30 min. lessons

M-TH, 6-9 a.m. Fri., 6-10:30 a.m.

SATURDAY LESSONS Session 1: Aug. 25-Sept. 29 (6 wks.)

OPEN SWIM

• $17 ($13 Resident) 30 min. lessons

M-TH, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

• $26 ($20 Resident) 45 min. lessons

M-TH, 5-7 p.m.*

Session 2: Oct. 6-Nov. 10 (5 wks.)

M-TH, 7-8:50 p.m. Fri., 10:30 a.m.-6:50 p.m.

• No lessons Oct. 20

Sat., 8 a.m.-noon*

• $14 ($11 Resident) 30 min. lessons

Sat., noon-4:50 p.m.

• $22 ($17 Resident) 45 min. lessons

Sun., 8 a.m.-4:50 p.m.

PARENT & TOT

1 2

*Limited space available

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

256871

256872

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

256873

256874

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

256968

256969

M-TH, 5-7 p.m.*

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

256970

256971

M-TH, 7-8:50 p.m.

TADPOLE

LAP SWIM M-TH, 6 a.m.-5 p.m.

GUPPY

Fri., 6 a.m.-6:50 p.m. Sat., 8 a.m.-noon*

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

256820

256821

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

256822

256823

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

256824

256825

Sat., 9-9:30 a.m.

256826

256827

Sat., 9:30-10 a.m.

256828

256829

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

256830

256831

Sat., noon-4:50 p.m. Sun., 8 a.m.-4:50 p.m. *Limited lanes available

SLIDE M-TH, 10:30 a.m.-8:50 p.m. Fri., 10:30 a.m.-6:50 p.m. Sat., 8 a.m.-4:50 p.m.

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

256852

256853

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

256854

256855

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

256856

256857

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $32 ($25 Resident)* • $35 ($27 Resident)** Sat., 9-9:30 a.m.

MAIN POOL

256858**

256859*

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

256925

256926

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

256927

256928

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

256929

256930

Sun., 8 a.m.-4:50 p.m. Children under 7 must be supervised by a parent or guardian (ages 12+) in the water at all times. Children ages 23 months & under: free admission with parent or guardian. Swim diapers required if not potty trained.

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aquatics | moorhead pool ADMISSION FEES DAILY DROP-IN Youth 2-17 & Military I.D. $3.00 Young Adult 18-26/ Senior 62+ $3.50 Adult 27-61 $4.00

AQUA FITNESS AT MOORHEAD POOL AQUA FITNESS

SEAHORSE

1 2

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

256881

256882

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

256883

256884

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

256885

256886

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

256887

256888

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

256889

256890

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

256891

256892

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

256893

256894

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

256932

256933

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

256934

256935

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

256936

256937

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

256938

256939

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

256940

256941

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

256942

256943

STINGRAY

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $32 ($25 Resident)* • $35 ($27 Resident)**

A challenging aerobic workout in the water! Pre & Post Natal participants welcome. No swimming required. ● M/W, 5-6 p.m. ● T/TH, 8:30-9:30 a.m. ● T/TH, 6:30-7:30 p.m. ● Sat., 9:15-10:15 a.m.

Sat., 9:30-10 a.m.

CARA SWIM TEAM

Semi-Private (Max 3) • $32 ($25 Resident)* • $35 ($27 Resident)**

Ages 6-18

Join our swim team! Emphasis is on participation. Must be able to swim 25 yds. Front crawl with rotary breathing. Please call 303.739.1547 for more information. Coaches will provide age group practice times after first night of practice. 256809 Aug. 20-Dec. 13 ● M/W, 6-7 p.m. ● Parent Meeting @ Utah Pool, Aug. 20 @ 6 p.m. ● $100 ($80 Resident)

256944**

256945*

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

256811

256812

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

256813

256814

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

256815

256816

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

256817

256818

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

257439

257440

256915

256916

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

Sat., 9:30-10 a.m.

256917**

256918*

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

256920

256921

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

256922

256923

256847

256848

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

256802

256803

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

256804

256805

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

ADVANCED/EXPERT

ADULT & TEEN BEGINNER *Sat., 8:15-9 a.m.

256797

256798

256807

256808

CARA PREP Sat., 9-9:30 a.m.

THERAPEUTIC SWIM LESSONS

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. Now offered at Utah & Moorhead. Contact Therapeutic staff at 303.326.8410 for more information regarding all ages.

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

HOURS BEGINNING AUG. 11

Session 1: Aug. 20-Sept. 27 (6 wks.) Session 2: Oct. 1-Nov. 15 (6 wks.) • $70 ($54 Resident) 30 min. lessons

Utah Pool will close at 6 p.m. on Sept. 3. No lessons.

• No lessons Sept. 3, Oct. 15-18, Nov. 12 WEEKEND LESSONS

LEISURE POOL M-TH...10:30 a.m.-4:50 p.m. T/TH.. 6:30-8:50 p.m. Fri..... 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.... noon-5:50 p.m. Sun... noon-4:50 p.m.

Session 1: Aug. 25-Sept. 29 & 30 (6 wks.) • $35 ($27 Resident) 30 min. lessons • $53 ($41 Resident) 45 min. lessons Session 2: Oct. 6-Nov. 10 & 11 (5 wks.) • $29 ($22 Resident) 30 min. lessons • $44 ($34 Resident) 45 min. lessons • No lessons Oct. 20 & 21

PARENT & TOT

1 2

M/W, 10-10:30 a.m.

255926

255927

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

255928

255929

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

255930

255931

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

255932

255933

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

255934

255935

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

255936

255937

M/W, 9:30-10 a.m.

256073

256074

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

256075

256076

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

256077

256078

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

256079

256080

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

256081

256082

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

256083

256084

TADPOLE

GUPPY M/W, 10-10:30 a.m.

255817

255818

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

255819

255820

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

255821

255822

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

255823

255824

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

255825

255826

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

255827

255828

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

255829

255830

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

255831

255832

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

255833

255834

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

255835

255836

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

255837

255838

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

255839

255840

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

255841

255842

LAP SWIM HOURS M-F... 5:30-8:30 a.m. Sat.... 6:30-8 a.m. Sun... 8-9:30 a.m. (limited lanes on certain days)

MAIN POOL M-F... 1-3:50 p.m. Sat.... noon-5:50 p.m. Sun... noon-4:50 p.m. LAP SWIM HOURS M-F... 5:30-8:30 a.m. & ..... 9:45 a.m.-3:50 p.m. M-TH. 8-8:50 p.m. Fri..... 6-7 p.m. Sat.... 6:30-8 a.m. & ..... noon-5:50 p.m. Sun... 8-9:30 a.m. & ..... noon-4:50 p.m. (limited lanes on certain days)

ADMISSION FEES & PASSES DAILY DROP-IN Senior (62+) $3.50 Adult $5.00 Young Adults $3.50 Youth (2-17) $3.00 Military w/ID $3.00 Children under 7: must be supervised by a parent or guardian age 12+. Children ages 23 months & under: free admission with parent or guardian. Swim diapers required if not potty trained.

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aquatics | utah pool MINNOW

AQUA FITNESS AT UTAH POOL

M/W, 9:30-10 a.m.

255889

255890

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

255891

255892

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

255893

255894

AQUA FITNESS

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

255895

255896

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

255897

255898

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

255899

255900

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

255901

255902

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

255903

255904

A challenging aerobic workout in the water! Pre &

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

255905

255906

Post Natal participants

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

255907

255908

welcome. No swimming

Semi-Private • $65 ($50 Resident)*/$70 ($54 Resident)**

required. ●

M/W/F, 7:30-8:30 a.m.

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

M/W, 7-8 p.m.

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

255909**

255910*

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

255998

255999

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

256000

256001

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

256002

256003

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

256004

256005

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

T/TH, 5-6 p.m.

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

256006

256007

T/TH, 6-7 p.m.

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

256008

256009

Sat., 7-8 a.m.

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

256010

256011

Sat., 10-11 a.m.

Sun., 9-10 a.m.

DEEP WATER

Semi-Private • $65 ($50 Resident)*/$70 ($54 Resident)** Sat., 9:15-9:45 a.m.

256012**

256013*

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

256014**

256015*

SEAHORSE

AEROBICS

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

255945

255946

Get fit with this

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

255947

255948

challenging workout. Must

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

255949

255950

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

255951

255952

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

255953

255954

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

255955

255956

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

255957

255958

GOLDEN HOUR

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

255959

255960

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

255961

255962

Let the magic of

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

255963

255964

know how to swim. ●

M/W, 7:50-8:50 p.m.

the water cushion

STINGRAY

your joints. No swimming

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

256029

256030

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

256031

256032

required.

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

256033

256034

M/W/F, 9:35-10:35 a.m.

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

256035

256036

T/TH, 8:15-9:15 a.m.

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

256037

256038

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

256039

256040

MORNING MASTERS

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

256041

256042

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

256043

256044

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

256045

256046

the crack of dawn. Limited

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

256047

256048

lanes.

Semi-Private • $65 ($50 Resident)*/$70 ($54

● ●

An invigorating workout at

● M/W/F,

5:30-7 a.m.

Resident)** Sat., 10:45-11:15 a.m.

256049**

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256050*


aquatics | utah pool DOLPHIN

LIFEGUARD TRAINING

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

255779

255780

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

255781

255782

M/W, 7:30-8 p.m.

255783

255784

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

255785

255786

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

255787

255788

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

255789

255790

emergencies! Must attend all

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

255791

255792

classes. Prerequisites: 300

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

255795

255796

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

255793

255794

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

255976

255977

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

255978

255979

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

255980

255981

to the surface & swim 20

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

255982

255983

yds. back to starting point, 2

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

255984

255985

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

255986

255987

SHARK

Semi-Private • $65 ($50 Resident)*/$70 ($54

Ages 15 & older

Learn the skills necessary to respond to aquatic

yds. Continuous swim using front crawl and breaststroke, surface dive 10-12 ft. to retrieve a 10 lb. object, return

minutes treading water with no hands.

255886 Oct. 15-19

Resident)** Sat., 8:15-8:45 a.m.

255988**

255989*

INTERMEDIATE

● 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 255887 Oct. 15-19

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

255860

255861

M/W, 7:30-8 p.m.

255862

255863

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

255864

255865

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

255866

255867

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

255868

255869

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

255870

255871

M/W, 7:30-8 p.m.

255771

255772

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

255773

255774

ADVANCED/EXPERT

ADVANCED

● 3-9

p.m.

● $95 ● Utah

Pool

CARA SWIM TEAM Join our swim team! Emphasis is on participation. Must be able to

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

255764

255765

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

255766

255767

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

255810

255811

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

255812

255813

EXPERT

ADULT & TEEN BEGINNER 255750

255751

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

255752

255753

Please call 303.739.1547 for more information.

group practice times after first night of practice.

ADULT & TEEN INTERMEDIATE 255760

with rotary breathing.

Coaches will provide age

M/W, 7:30-8 p.m.

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

swim 25 yds. Front crawl

255761

255777 Aug. 20-Dec. 13 ● M/W,

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

255879

255880

SWIM TEAM PREP

5:30-8:30 p.m.

● Parent

Meeting: Aug. 20

at 6 p.m. @ Utah Pool

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

256066

256067

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

256068

256069

● $100

($89 Resident)

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art | cultural services 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.

DRAWING 101

Explore art through drawing while learning about the principles & elements of art. 257340 Sept. 9-Oct. 23 • Tue., 6-8 p.m. • $80 ($60 Resident) • Expo

FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING FOR PAINTING

This 8-week course focuses on the most important things you need in oil painting, how to transfer your drawing experience to the canvas & the basic steps in painting your drawing. Divided into 2 parts, the first half of the class focuses on drawing & the second half on painting. Supply list available. Instructor: Ali Ghassan. Beginners welcome. 257738 Sept. 6-Oct. 25 • Thu., 1-4 p.m. • $162 ($142 Resident) • Bicentennial Art Center

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. This is a 6-week class. Beginners welcome. Instructor: Ali Ghassan. 257333 Nov. 1-Dec. 13, No class Nov. 22 • Thu., 1-4 p.m. • $125 ($105 Resident) • Bicentennial Art Center

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. 257345 Sept. 10 257347 Oct. 18 257346 Sept. 24 257348 Dec. 3 • Mon., 6:30-8:30 p.m. • $52 ($40 Resident) • Central Library

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. 257328 Oct. 22-Nov. 5 • Mon., 6:30-8:30 p.m. • $80 ($60 Resident) • Central Library

POLYMER CLAY

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. 257352 Sept. 12-Oct. 24, No class Oct. 3 257698 Oct. 31-Dec. 12, No class Nov. 21 • Wed., 6:30-8:30 p.m. • $84 ($64 Resident) • Central Library

PRECIOUS METAL CLAY IN A DAY

Precious metal clay lets you make fine silver jewelry without traditional metalsmithing tools. Clay for 1 project included in cost of class. There will be extra clay available for purchase. Bring your lunch. 257360 Oct. 20 • Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. • $125 ($105 Resident) • Central Library

BOB ROSS OIL PAINTING

Complete an oil painting in this fun, paintalong class with Certified Ross Instructor Bob Heid. $5 supply fee payable to instructor, bring a roll of paper towels. 257330 Sept. 8 Winter Solitude 257331 Oct. 13 Lakeside Path 257332 Nov. 10 Blue Moon 257697 Dec. 8 Winter Frost • Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. • $84 ($64 Resident) • Meadowood

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. 257327 Oct. 30-Dec. 11, No class Nov. 20 • Tue., 6-8 p.m. • $80 ($60 Resident) • Expo

DRAWING IN PENCIL, PASTEL PENCIL & CHARCOAL

Explore the elements of drawing with pencil, pastel pencil, charcoal & more with artist Paul Birchak. A class for the beginner & intermediate artist. 257343 Sept. 11-Oct. 23, Tue., No class Oct. 16 257344 Nov. 1-Dec. 13, Thu., No class Nov. 22 • 6-8 p.m. • $80 ($60 Resident) • ACAA

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art | cultural services PORTRAIT DRAWING & SKETCHING

Learn the fundamental rules of strong light & shadow, the planes of the face, specific features of the face-eyes, nose, lips, ears & more. All while using techniques ranging from formal classical realism to impressionistic to wild-eyed scribble. Supply list available. 257353 Sept. 13-Oct. 25, Thu., No class Oct. 18 257699 Oct. 30-Dec. 11, Tue., No class Nov. 20 • 6-8 p.m. • $80 ($60 Resident) • ACAA

ADULT @ ACAA Ages 25 & older

• $59 ($45 Resident) 50+ • $75 ($58 Resident) adults under 50 • Supply list available.

WATERCOLOR TUESDAYS @ACAA

Learn the techniques of painting with water soluble paints. Sept. 11-Oct. 23, No class Oct. 16 257355 10 a.m.-noon 257356 1-3 p.m. Oct. 30-Dec. 11 257357 10 a.m.-noon 257358 1-3 p.m.

ALL ABOUT COLOR @ACAA

Open up the incredible world of color by learning to mix your paints. Create a color catalog of the full range of hues, chroma, values, tones & tints of colors using waterbased paints. 257940 Sept. 13-Oct. 25 • Thu., 10 a.m.-noon, No class Oct. 18

MIXED MEDIA @ACAA

Enjoy creative experimentation while trying new & varied techniques designed for mixed media. Students may work in their favorite media. 257349 Sept. 13-Oct. 25, No class Oct. 18 257350 Nov. 1-Dec. 13, No class Nov. 22 • Thu., 1-3 p.m.

COLOR PENCIL @ACAA

Learn proper color pencil techniques. Start by learning basic drawing techniques with color pencils & then continue by expanding into learning special effects & other methods. 257334 Sept. 14-Oct. 26, No class Oct. 19 257335 Nov. 2-Dec. 14, No class Nov. 23 • Fri., 10 a.m.-noon

DRAWING @ACAA

Learn the principles of composition, perspective & shadow rendering. Experiment with charcoal, graphite pencil, pen & ink, or color pencils. 257341 Sept. 14-Oct. 26, No class Oct. 19 257342 Nov. 2-Dec. 14, No class Nov. 23 • Fri., 1-3 p.m.

YOUTH CLASSES & CAMPS Supplies are provided for youth classes

DRAW COMICS & ANIME STYLE

Ages 11-16

Learn the basic building blocks of drawing, work on character design & creating dynamic poses with your characters. 257336 Sept. 11-Oct. 16 257337 Oct. 23-Dec. 11, No classes Nov. 13 & 20 • Tue., 6:30-8:30 p.m. • $69 ($53 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. 257324 Sept. 10-Oct. 15 257325 Oct. 22-Dec. 10, No class Nov. 12 & 19 • Mon., 6:30-8:30 p.m. • $69 ($53 Resident) • Central Library

DRAWING

Ages 7-10

Explore art through drawing while learning about the principles & elements of art. 257338 Sept. 10-Oct. 15 257339 Oct. 29-Dec. 10, No class Nov. 19 • Mon., 6-8 p.m. • $69 ($53 Resident) • Meadowood

24TH ANNUAL GATEWAY TO THE ROCKIES ART SHOW Oct. 3-Nov. 2 Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Award Reception Oct. 5, 5-7:30 p.m. Community College of Aurora 16000 E. CentreTech Pkwy., Fine Arts Building AuroraArtistsGuild.com joan@joanheinen.com

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camp | and activities BABYSITTING WORKSHOP

EXPO KIDS CLUB

Ages 11-16

Ages 6-14

Learn infant & child care safety, basic

Get ready for after school fun! Join Expo

first aid, emergency skills & fun activities.

Kids Club & create arts/crafts, play games

Receive a Red Cross Super Sitter card upon

& explore Expo Park through a series of

completion. Bring a drink, snack & lunch

scavenger hunts throughout the school year.

each day. 256707 Sept. 1 & 15

• Expo 256708 Oct. 6 & 13

• Beck 256709 Nov. 10 & 17

• Expo • Sat., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. • $64 ($49 Resident) • Shila Wilson

EXPO EXPLORERS CAMP

257380 Aug. 16-30* 257381 Sept. 6-27 257382 Oct. 4-25 (No class Oct. 18)* 257383 Nov. 1-29 (No class Nov. 22) 257384 Dec. 6-20*

• Thu., 3-4 p.m. • $12 • $9* • $3/per session/drop-in • Expo

EXPO GIVES BACK NIGHTS Ages 12 & older

Ages 8-12

This is your opportunity to give back to the

Grab your hiking boots & bug spray for this

local Aurora community. Monthly programs

outdoor camp at Expo Park. We’ll examine

are designed to satisfy community service

a nature crime scene, work alongside real

requirements while volunteering support

park rangers & learn to navigate trails like

to other local agencies at Expo Recreation

a pro. This fall time camp is a great place

Center. This is a free program but patrons

to make new friends & play outdoor games

must register for each monthly program.

for a full week.

257398 Aug. 28

257376 Oct. 15-19

• Mon.-Fri., 8:30-11:30 a.m. • $70 ($60 Resident)

KIDS CARPENTERS CAMP Ages 10-14

257399 Sept. 25 257400 Oct. 23 257401 Nov. 20 257402 Dec. 18

• Tue., 6-7 p.m. • Free, pre-registration required.

No computer necessary! Create your own racecar or design your own kite before testing it against the laws of nature in Expo

HAVE A BIRTHDAY COMING UP? Meadowood offers themed party packages

Park. Start from scratch to construct your

from Dinosaurs to Hawaiian Luaus!

own wooden birdhouses to hang at home

Price start at $125 for two hours & full

for years to come.

decorations up to 10 kids.

257375 Oct. 15-19

Call 303.326.8300 to find out more and to

• Mon.-Fri., 2-5 p.m.

book your party today!

• $70 ($60 Resident)

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cooking | aurora cooks AFTER SCHOOL COOKING PROGRAM

PARENT/TOT Ages 3-6 with parent

Ages 6-12

• $34 ($28 Resident)

APPLEOOZA

Menu: Pecan Chicken Fingers with Apple BBQ Sauce, Granola Apple Wedges & Apple Cider Floats. 257900 Sept. 9 • Sun., 10:30 a.m.-noon • Moorhead 258009 Sept. 15 • Sat., 10:30 a.m.-noon • Expo • Karon Sorensen

GARDEN CRITTERS

Menu: Grape Caterpillars, Strawberry Lady Bugs, Pretzel Butterflies, Cucumber Ranch Slugs, Almond Butter Apple Snails & Bug Juice. 258015 Sept. 16 • Sun., 1:30-3 p.m. • Meadowood 257895 Sept. 22 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Moorhead 258008 Sept. 23 • Sun., 9:30-11 a.m. • Expo

PUMPKIN PATCH PARTY

Learn to use pumpkin in lots of different ways! Menu: Apples & Fluffy Pumpkin Dip, Pumpkin Bites, Creamy Pumpkin Pasta & Frosty Pumpkin Drink. 258022 Oct. 7 • Sun., 10:30 a.m.-noon • Moorhead 257891 Oct. 20 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Expo • Karon Sorensen 258014 Oct. 28 • Sun., 1:30-3 p.m. • Meadowood

SPOOKTACULAR SNACKS

Menu: Ghostly Bananas, Witchy Finger Fondue, Chocolate Spiders & Goblin Teeth. 258012 Oct. 14 • Sun., 10-11:30 a.m. • Expo 258023 Oct. 21 • Sun., 10-11:30 a.m. • Moorhead

Transform into a chef after school! Join us for an after school cooking class learning basic cooking techniques to make nutritious meals at home! Call 303.326.8315 for more information. • $5/class or register for the month $15/$20 257835 Sept. 5-26 257834 Oct. 3-24 (no class Oct. 17) 257972 Nov. 7-28 (no class Nov. 21) 257975 Dec. 5-19 • Wed., 3:15-4:15 p.m. • Expo 257836 Sept. 6-27 257837 Oct. 4-25 (no class Oct. 17) 257973 Nov. 1-29 (no class Nov. 22) 257974 Dec. 6-20 • Thu., 4:15-5:15 p.m. • Moorhead

HAUNTINGLY HEALTHY

Menu: Orange Ghosts, Mummy Pizzas, Frankenstein Chips & Guacamole & Worms in Dirt. 257897 Oct. 14 • Sun., 10:30 a.m.-noon • Moorhead 258011 Oct. 28 • Sun., 10-11:30 a.m. • Expo

FESTIVE HOLIDAYS

Menu: Sweet Potato Hummus with Pumpkin Seed Crackers, Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese, Cinnamon Baked Apples with Oats & Holiday Apple "Cocoa". 258010 Nov. 3 • Sat., 10-11:30 a.m. • Expo • Karon Sorensen 257894 Nov. 10 • Sat., 2:30-4 p.m. • Moorhead

TURKEY TOTS

Menu: Thanksgiving Fruit Turkey, Maple Cinnamon Sweet Potato Fries, Mini Cranberry & Cheese Turkey Wraps & Pumpkin Mousse. 257889 Nov. 17 • Sun., 10:30 a.m.-noon • Expo 258039 Nov. 18 • Sun., 10-11:30 a.m. • Moorhead

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cooking | aurora cooks GINGERBREAD HOUSE WORKSHOP

Spend a morning constructing an edible gingerbread house you can put on display or share for a tasty holiday treat! 257896 Nov. 24 • Sat., 10-11:30 a.m. • Moorhead 257887 Dec. 2 • Sun., 9-10:30 a.m. • Expo

NORTH POLE TREATS

Menu: Strawberry Santa, Pita-Avocado Christmas Trees, Reindeer Trail Mix & Snowball Cookies. 257886 Nov. 25 • Sun., 9-10:30 a.m. • Expo 258021 Dec. 15 • Sat., 9-10:30 a.m. • Moorhead

HOLIDAY COOKIES

Spend an afternoon with your little one, baking, decorating & icing classic holiday cutout cookies while sipping a cup of candy cane hot cocoa. Bring a container to take your treats home. 258016 Nov. 25 • Sun., 1:30-3 p.m. • Meadowood • Karon Sorensen 257901 Dec. 1 • Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. • Moorhead 257888 Dec. 8 • Sun., 9-10:30 a.m. • Expo

TINSEL TOWN

Menu: Fruit Trees with Marshmallow Snow, "Coal" Cracker Jacks, Parmesan Biscuit Snowmen & Polar Bear Hot Cocoa. 257890 Dec. 16 • Sun., 9:30-11 a.m. • Expo 257899 Dec. 23 • Sun., 9:30-11 a.m. • Moorhead

COUNTDOWN TO NEW YEAR’S

Help us countdown to New Year's with these timely snacks! Menu: Tiny Tacos, Poppers with Confetti Snack Mix, Fruit Sparklers & Around the Clock Cookies. 257893 Dec. 29 • Sat., 10-11:30 a.m. • Moorhead 257885 Dec. 30 • Sun., 10-11:30 a.m. • Expo

PARENT/FAMILY Ages 6-16 with parent

• $56 ($44 Resident)

CUPCAKE MANIA

Learn the art of the pastry chef in this fun cupcake class! Menu: Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting, Snicker Doodle Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Icing, Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting, Apple Cider Cupcake with Toasted Meringue. 257879 Sept. 15 • Sun., 2-4 p.m. • Moorhead 257874 Sept. 30 • Sat., 9-11 a.m. • Expo

DONUT SHOP

Spend an afternoon mastering the art of donut frying, baking & glazing! Menu of Donuts: Samoa, Blueberry Honey Almond, Maple Bacon, Strawberry-Rhubarb Cheesecake & Mocha Crunch. 257873 Sept. 22 • Sat., 1-3 p.m. • Expo 257880 Sept. 29 • Sat., 1-3 p.m. • Moorhead

PUMPKIN BRUNCH

Menu: Roasted Vegetable Hash with Cheesy Eggs, Carrot Cake Waffles with Candied Walnuts & Cinnamon Whipped Cream, Apple Pie Granola Parfaits & Sparkling Pumpkin Punch. 258006 Oct. 6 • Sat., 10 a.m.-noon • Moorhead 257999 Oct. 21 • Sun., 10 a.m.-noon • Expo

CREPE ESCAPE

Come master the art of crêpe making! Spend a morning making sweet & savory crepes filled with homemade hazelnut spread, whipped cream, fresh fruits, veggies, bacon & cheeses. 257872 Oct. 7 • Sun., 9-11 a.m. • Expo 257878 Nov. 11 • Sun., 9-11 a.m. • Moorhead

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cooking | aurora cooks FALL FAVORITES

Menu: Autumn Roasted Veggies with Apples & Pecans, Creamy Pumpkin Soup, Grilled Cheese with Pears, Snickerdoodle Blondies. 257875 Oct. 13 • Sat., 2-4 p.m. • Expo 257881 Oct. 14 • Sun., 3-5 p.m. • Moorhead

LITTLE ITALY

Explore the famous cuisine of Italy with these comforting dishes. Menu: Homemade Caesar Salad, Baked Chicken Parmesan, Homemade Fettuccini with Red Sauce & Tiramisu. 258003 Nov. 9 • Fri., 5:30-7:30 p.m. • Moorhead 257997 Nov. 30 • Fri., 5:30-7:30 p.m. • Expo

HOLIDAY BRUNCH

Menu: Gingerbread French Toast with Pomegranate Whipped Cream, Hashbrown Crusted Quiche Cups, Red Pepper Parmesan Braid & Holiday Punch. 258004 Nov. 17 • Sat., 10 a.m.-noon • Moorhead 258001 Dec. 22 • Sat., 9-11 a.m. • Expo

HOLIDAY COOKIES

Spend the day with your family baking delightful holiday cookies. Bring a container to take home your cookies. Menu: Turtle Cookies, Red Velvet Crackle Cookies, Classic Cutouts, Andes Mint Cookies & PistachioCherry Biscotti. 257876 Nov. 24 • Sat., 10 a.m.-noon • Expo 257882 Dec. 15 • Sat., 1:30-3:30 p.m. • Moorhead

HOLIDAY CANDY FACTORY

Start a new family tradition & make your own holiday candy together! Bring a container to take home your goodies. Menu: White Chocolate Chex Mix, Cookies & Cream Fudge, Red Velvet Cake Truffles & Peanut Brittle. 258007 Dec. 9 • Sun., 9-11 a.m. • Moorhead 258002 Dec. 16 • Sun., 1-3 p.m. • Expo

FANCY FONDUE

Dress up your Friday night with a fancy fondue dinner. Menu: Cheese Fondue with Veggies, Crostini & Steak Dippers, Chorizo Fondue with Bell Peppers, Corn Bread, Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Asparagus, finished with dessert of Peppermint Chocolate Fondue. 257883 Dec. 14 • Fri., 5:30-7:30 p.m. • Moorhead 258000 Dec. 21 • Fri., 6-8 p.m. • Expo

NEW YEAR’S PARTY TREATS

Join us in baking some holiday snacks & leave with a plate of goodies to share at your New Year's Party tomorrow night. Menu: Herbed Cheese Palmiers, Sweet & Spicy Crunchy Ramen Snack Mix, Fruit Salsa & Cinnamon Chips, Funfetti Rice Krispy Bites, Countdown Cookies. 258005 Dec. 30 • Sun., 1-3 p.m. • Moorhead 257998 Dec. 30 • Sun., 1:30-3:30 p.m. • Expo

KIDS Ages 6-10

• $25 ($20 Resident)

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: Chocolate M&M, Oreo, Cinnamon Apple & Funfetti Cupcakes with Lots of Toppings! 257851 Sept. 8 • Sat., 2-4 p.m. • Expo 257861 Sept. 22 • Sat., 1-3 p.m. • Moorhead

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 & Fruit Pizza. 257855 Sept. 29 • Sat., 2-4 p.m. • Expo 257864 Sept. 30 • Sun., 10 a.m.-noon • Moorhead

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cooking | aurora cooks ROCK THE WOK

Learn the basics of stir-fry & have fun creating a delicious Chinese meal. Menu: Sesame Pork Dumplings, Kung Pao Chicken, Vegetable Fried Rice & Almond Cookies. 257986 Oct. 6 • Sat., 2-4 p.m. • Moorhead 257992 Oct. 21 • Sun., 2-4 p.m. • Expo

PUMPKIN FUN

Join us for a day making all things pumpkin! Menu: Pumpkin Seed Crackers, Pumpkin Chili, Pumpkin Brownies & Pumpkin Punch. 257865 Oct. 13 • Sat., 2-4 p.m. • Moorhead 257989 Oct. 14 • Sun., 1-3 p.m. • Expo

FRIGHTENING FEAST

Have fun making & eating these frightful delights. Menu: Mummy Pizza, Jack-OLantern Mocktails, Monster Munch, Cake Ball Spiders. 257857 Oct. 27 • Sat., noon-2 p.m. • Expo 257862 Oct. 28 • Sun., 2-4 p.m. • Moorhead

RAVIOLI, RAVIOLI

Prepare a lunch of handmade fresh pasta with lots of fall vegetables. Menu: Salad Skewers with Homemade Ranch, Three Cheese Ravioli with Marinara & Tiramisu Cups. 257991 Nov. 4 • Sun., 3-5 p.m. • Expo 257985 Nov. 18 • Sun., 2-4 p.m. • Moorhead

THANKSGIVING FEAST

Menu: Mini Turkey Pot Pies, Fruit Salad Cornucopia, Pumpkin Soft Serve & Hot Apple Cider. 257987 Nov. 4 • Sun., 3-5 p.m. • Moorhead 257993 Nov. 11 • Sun., 3-5 p.m. • Expo

WACKY WAFFLES

Experiment with lots of fruits & veggies to create a delicious waffle brunch! Menu: Pumpkin Spice Waffles, Cheesy Corn & Bacon Waffle Sammies, Chunky Monkey Waffles & Festive Fruit Salad. 257852 Nov. 10 • Sat., 9-11 a.m. • Expo 257860 Nov. 25 • Sun., 9-11 a.m. • Moorhead

HOLIDAY COOKIES

Learn how to measure ingredients & become a great junior baker. Menu: Classic Holiday Cutouts with Icing, Snickerdoodle Cookie Cups, Andes Mint Cookies & Candy Cane Twists. 257856 Nov. 24 • Sat., 2-4 p.m. • Expo 258038 Dec. 16 • Sun., 9-11 a.m. • Moorhead

MAC ‘N CHEESE PLEASE

Learn to make mac 'n cheese from scratch then personalize your bowl with your favorite mixins & toppings. Menu: Super Cheesy Mac, Baked Chicken Nuggets, Very Berry Smoothie & Mini Banana Splits for dessert. 257854 Dec. 1 • Sat., 2-4 p.m. • Expo 257988 Dec. 9 • Sun., 1-3 p.m. • Moorhead

GINGERBREAD HOUSE WORKSHOP

Spend a morning decorating an edible gingerbread house you can put on display or share for a tasty holiday treat. 257863 Dec. 2 • Sun., 9-11 a.m. • Moorhead 257853 Dec. 15 • Sat., 9-11 a.m. • Expo

FALL BREAK COOKING CAMP

Ages 6-10

• $165 ($150 Resident) Spend fall break cooking up a storm. Each day, campers will learn master cooking techniques & be exposed to a variety of fall flavors. After working up an appetite, kids will use what they've learned to prepare a homemade meal & dessert! 257994 Oct. 15-19 • Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon • Expo 257984 Oct. 15-19 • Mon.-Fri., 2-5 p.m. • Moorhead

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cooking | aurora cooks GREAT HOLIDAY GIFTS

Kids love to make gifts for family & friends! Spend the morning making & wrapping some fun projects for gift-giving. Add afternoon class #257995 - Santa's Sweet Shop for extra fun. Bring your lunch if attending both classes. Lunch is supervised. 257996 Dec. 8 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Meadowood

SANTA’S SWEET SHOP

Spend the afternoon making & decorating some holiday treats to enjoy or gift away! Menu: Classic Cutout Cookies, Reindeer Munch, Pretzel M&M Bites & Candy Cane Hot Cocoa. Add morning class #257996 Great Holiday Gifts for extra fun! Bring your lunch if attending both classes. Lunch is supervised. 257995 Dec. 8 • Sat., 12:30-2:30 p.m. • Meadowood

CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD

Take your taste buds on a trip around the world for the holidays. Menu: Italian Pizzelles, Russian Tea Cakes, Viennese Hazelnut Crescents with Chocolate & Colombian Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Cookies). 257850 Dec. 9 • Sun., 9-11 a.m. • Expo 257859 Dec. 22 • Sat., 2-4 p.m. • Moorhead

TEEN

Ages 11-16

• $30 ($25 Resident)

LAYER CAKES

Learn to bake, fill & trim a layer cake. Finish off class with some basic icing techniques that will enable you to bake & decorate cakes for your next special occasion. 257916 Sept. 9 • Sun., 1:30-4:30 p.m. • Moorhead 257908 Sept. 16 • Sun., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. • Expo

GRILLED PIZZA

Create your own personal flatbread & learn to cook it on the grill! Teens will make various sauces & toppings to create the perfect pie! 257921 Sept. 21 • Fri., 5:30-8:30 p.m. • Moorhead 257912 Sept. 28 • Fri., 5:30-8:30 p.m. • Expo

FLAVORS OF LATIN AMERICA

Menu: Orange & Jicama Salad, Chicken & Avocado Arepas, Plantain Banana Splits. 257919 Oct. 5 • Fri., 5:30-8:30 p.m. • Moorhead 257906 Oct. 26 • Fri., 5:30-8:30 p.m. • Expo

MOM: PUMPKIN MAGIC

Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Pumpkin Poptarts, Maple Roasted Pumpkin Salad & Pumpkin Ravioli. 258025 Oct. 6 • Sat., 2-5 p.m. 258028 Oct. 7 • Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Moorhead

MACARONS

Experience tricks & techniques for making beautiful & delicious French Macarons. Menu: Pistachio, Mocha, Salted Caramel, Raspberry Lemon, Lavender Honey & Hazelnut. 258027 Oct. 21 • Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Moorhead 258024 Oct. 28 • Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Expo

THAI

Menu: Stir Fried Brussel Sprouts, Thai Chili Hot Wings, Pad Thai & Coconut Cream Mango Sticky Rice. 258026 Nov. 2 • Fri., 5:30-8:30 p.m. • Expo 257920 Nov. 16 • Fri., 5:30-8:30 p.m. • Moorhead

FALL BREAK COOKING CAMP

Ages 11-16

Spend fall break cooking up a storm. Each day, campers will learn master cooking techniques & be exposed to a variety of fall flavors. After working up an appetite, kids will use what they've learned to prepare a homemade meal & dessert! 257911 Oct. 15-19 • Mon.-Fri., 2-5 p.m. • Expo 258029 Oct. 15-19 • Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon • Moorhead * $165 ($150 Resident)

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cooking | aurora cooks MYSTERY BASKET CHALLENGE

Teens will master the wok, learning to stir-fry & then break up into teams to tackle some mystery ingredients & create a winning dish. 257917 Nov. 11 • Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Moorhead 257910 Nov. 17 • Sat., 2-5 p.m. • Expo

FILLED PASTA

Become a filled pasta artisan! Practice making different types of filled pastas then mix & match them with different fillings & sauces. Pasta Shapes: Mezzaluna, Agnolotti & Tortellini. Fillings: Roasted Vegetable, ChevreHazelnut & Spicy Italian Sausage. Sauces: Alfredo, Pumpkin & Roasted Tomato. 258041 Nov. 24 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Moorhead 257907 Dec. 7 • Fri., 5:30-8:30 p.m. • Expo

HOLIDAY COOKIES

Impress your family with your baking skills & these beautiful & mouthwatering baked goodies. Menu: Red Velvet Seven Layer Bars, Snickerdoodle Cookie Cups, Andes Mint Brownie Cookies & Classic Cutouts. 257915 Dec. 1 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Moorhead 257909 Dec. 22 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo

HOLIDAY FUDGE

Get messy & learn to make fudge of all flavors. Menu of Fudge: Cookies 'N Cream, Gingerbread Cheesecake, Peanut Butter & Turtle. 257905 Dec. 8 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo 257918 Dec. 23 • Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Moorhead

FANCY FONDUE

Dress up your Friday night with a fancy fondue dinner. Menu: Cheese Fondue with Veggies, Crostini & Steak Dippers, Chorizo Fondue with Bell Peppers, Corn Bread, Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Asparagus, finished with dessert of Peppermint Chocolate Fondue. 257914 Dec. 21 • Fri., 5:30-8:30 p.m. • Moorhead 258040 Dec. 23 • Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Expo

ADULT 15+ Ages 15 & older

• $40 ($35 Resident)

FILLED PASTA WORKSHOP

Become a filled pasta artisan! Practice making different types of filled pastas then mix & match them with different fillings & sauces. Pasta Shapes: Mezzaluna, Agnolotti & Tortellini. Fillings: Roasted Vegetable, Chevre-Hazelnut & Spicy Italian Sausage. Sauces: Brown Butter-Sage, Pumpkin & Roasted Tomato. 257946 Sept. 8 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Expo 257846 Sept. 16 • Sun., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. • Moorhead

GREEN CHILI GOODNESS

Explore the flavors of roasted green chiles! Menu: New Mexican Style Vegetarian Green Chile, Denver Style Pork Green Chile, Baked & Soft Chile Rellenos with Pico de Gallo. 257845 Sept. 9 • Sun., 2-5 p.m. • Expo 257925 Sept. 28 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Moorhead

MEAL PREP

Learn tips & techniques to making weeknight meals a cinch. Leave with 4-single serve meals to start off your week! Menu: Pumpkin Chili, Drunken Noodles, Roasted Fall Vegetable Grain Bowl, Grilled Peach & Prosciutto Flatbread. 257868 Sept. 30 • Sun., 2-5 p.m. • Moorhead 257929 Oct. 7 • Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Expo

ADVANCED ASIAN DUMPLINGS

Gear up for this advanced from scratch Asian dumpling class! Menu: Homemade Dumpling Dough, Shanghai Soup Dumplings, Japanese Pork & Shrimp Pot Stickers (Gyoza) & Korean Meat & Veggie Dumplings (Gun Mandu). 257818 Sept. 29 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Expo • Ning Ning Ledvina

CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

Menu: Pink Peppercorn & Cherry Truffles, Triple Citrus Truffles, Irish Coffee Truffles, Honey Walnut Baklava Truffles, Chocolate Cognac Truffles. 257902 Oct. 6 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Expo • Nancy Schacht 257943 Oct. 28 • Sun., 9 a.m.-noon • Moorhead • Nancy Schacht

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cooking | aurora cooks TAMALES

From savory to sweet, tamales are a gastronomic delight! Learn traditional rolling methods with a variety of fillings. Menu: Green Chile Chicken, Red Chile Pork, Black Bean & Corn, Chocolate Dessert Tamales. 257937 Oct. 20 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo • Charlotte Saenz 257938 Oct. 27 • Sat., 2-5 p.m. • Moorhead • Charlotte Saenz

THANKSGIVING 101

Learn to roast the perfect bird & make some new favorite sides. Menu of sides: Sweet Corn Casserole, Buttery Dinner Rolls, Perfect Turkey Gravy, Maple Roasted Root Vegetables, Rosemary Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Butternut Squash Gratin. 257939 Nov. 4 • Sun., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. • Moorhead 257903 Nov. 10 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo

FROST ON THE PUMPKIN TEA

Prepare & enjoy this lovely fall tea. Menu: Turkey, Cranberry & Pecan Salad Croissants, Warm Salmon Sliders with Chipotle Sauce, Pumpkin Cream Scones with Maple Glaze & Apple Rum Trifle. 257947 Nov. 16 • Fri., 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. • Expo • Karon Sorensen

VOYAGE TO MARRAKESH

Escape to Morocco with this meal full of exotic flavors & delightful spices. Menu: Goat Cheese, Walnut & Honey Triangles, Shrimp Tagine, Chicken Bastilla, Spiced Roasted Squash, Palmiers & Moroccan Mint Tea. 257945 Nov. 16 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Expo • Nancy Schacht 257944 Nov. 25 • Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Moorhead • Nancy Schacht

THANKSGIVING TAKE & BAKE PIES

Make 3 holiday pies & have one less thing to do Thanksgiving morning. Menu: Maple Bourbon Sweet Potato, French Apple & Cranberry Pear. 257942 Nov. 21 • Wed., 6-9 p.m. • Expo 257941 Nov. 20 • Tue., 6-9 p.m. • Moorhead

SCRATCH BAKING BASICS

Ages 15 & up. Perfect your baking skills just in time for the holidays with this fun three part series full of tips & techniques. Sign up for all 3 Scratch Basics & save $15. 257931 Nov. 4, 11, 18 • $105 ($90 Resident) • Expo

PIES & TARTS

Learn the basics behind these basic pastry doughs: pie dough, pâte sucrée, pâte sablée, quick puff pastry & how to turn them into decadent dishes. Menu: Pecan Bars, Apple Pie with Bourbon Caramel, Pumpkin & Goat Cheese Tart, & Delicata Squash & Caramelized Onion Galette. 257935 Nov. 4 • $40 ($35 Resident)

CAKES

Walk away with tips & techniques to making your cakes look and taste just like the professionals'. Menu: Bittersweet Chocolate Bundt Cake with Bailys Ganache, Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Rum Raisin Icing, Butter Pecan Layer Cake with Apple Compote & Brown Sugar Buttercream, Brie Cheesecake with Persimmon Chutney. 257933 Nov. 11 • $40 ($35 Resident)

BREADS

Menu of Sourdoughs: Boules, Rosemary Roasted Garlic Braid, Pretzels with Homemade Honey Mustard & Pancakes with seasonal fruit compote. 257932 Nov. 18 • $40 ($35 Resident)

HOLIDAY COOKIES

Do your holiday baking with Aurora Cooks! Bake a variety of holiday cookies to take home. We'll make the classics & mix in some fun new flavors. Bring a container to take home your cookies. 257927 Dec. 1 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Expo 257928 Dec. 22 • 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 Florentine Custard Tomato Soufflé, Asparagus Gruyere Soufflé & Pumpkin & Goat Cheese Soufflé Topped with Greens. 257936 Dec. 2 • Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Moorhead 257934 Dec. 9 • Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Expo

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cooking | aurora cooks CORE TECHNIQUES

For the serious recreational cook. Core classes focus on techniques that make you a more confident & competent cook.

CORE TECHNIQUES SERIES

Sign up for all 3 Core Technique classes & save money. • $105 ($90 Resident) 257842 Oct. 13-Nov. 10 (Choose either knife class) • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon

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. 257926 Oct. 13 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Expo 257844 Oct. 20 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Moorhead • $40 ($35 Resident)

GET SAUCY

Get an overview of classic stocks & sauces to add a few favorites to your culinary 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. 257843 Oct. 27 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Moorhead • $40 ($35 Resident)

COOKING TECHNIQUES

Discover how to achieve optimum flavors & textures using the techniques professionals use to bring food to its fullest potential. Practice searing, roasting, braising, sautéing, poaching & deglazing. 257841 Nov. 10 • Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Moorhead • $40 ($35 Resident)

CANDY MAKING

Join us in making impressive holiday candies to enjoy or give as gifts. Menu: Gingerbread Cheesecake Fudge, Ferraro Rocher Truffles, Pecan Pralines, Cashew Crunch & Peppermint Brownie Bites. 257838 Dec. 15 • Sat., 1-4 p.m. • Expo 257839 Dec. 16 • Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Moorhead

ADULT 21+ Ages 21 & older

$45 ($40 Resident) • ID will be checked prior to class participation.

GRILLED SUMMER SMALL PLATES

Menu: Heirloom Tomato, Grilled Bacon & Avocado Salad, Corn, Truffle & Portobello Flatbread, Grilled Polenta with Charred Sweet Peppers, Broiled Feta with Crostini & Grilled Scallops Salsa Verde. 257966 Sept. 14 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Moorhead 257823 Sept. 22 • Sat., 5-8 p.m. • Expo

TASTE OF THAILAND

Adventure to the streets of Thailand as we cook from Andy Ricker's (chef/owner of Pok Pok restaurants) cookbook Pok Pok, a collection of authentic Thai recipes & stories. Menu: Papaya Salad, Spicy Drunken Noodles, Stir Fried Brussels Sprouts, Thai Curry Noodle Soup & Coconut Cream Mango Sticky Rice. 258036 Sept. 14 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Expo 257827 Oct. 12 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Moorhead

TAMALES & MARGARITAS

Menu: Chipotle Pulled Chicken & Vegetarian Green Chile Tamales, Salsa Roja & Jicama Slaw with Dessert Tamales topped with Dulce de Leche. 257960 Sept. 21 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Expo 257829 Sept. 29 • Sat., 5-8 p.m. • Moorhead

TAPAS & SANGRIA

Menu: Paprika Chicken & Chickpea Flatbread, Chorizo Mussels, Pancetta & Manchego Tortilla, Cauliflower steaks with Marcona Romesco, Green Gazpacho & dessert of Cabrales & Fig Empanadas. 257962 Oct. 5 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Expo 257830 Oct. 20 • Sat., 5-8 p.m. • Moorhead

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cooking | aurora cooks EXPLORING WORLD CUISINES

Thinking about trying to eat less meat? Vegetarian options are flavorful, widely varied & hearty. In class discuss meal planning, meatless alternatives & the many, many delicious options available in vegetarian cooking. Menu: Herbed Mushroom Turnovers, Lasagna Tart in Parmesan Crust, Forbidden Rice Bowls, Tangy Middle Eastern Eggplant & Feta & African Kale, Peanut & Potato Stew. 257820 Oct. 12 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Expo • Nancy Schacht 257967 Nov. 2 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Moorhead • Nancy Schacht

INDIAN VEGETARIAN

Authentic Indian Wine Dinner. Menu: Garlic Naan & Raita, Idlis (savory fermented cake of lentils & rice), Sambar (spicy vegetable daal), Coconut Chutney & Kir. 257965 Oct. 26 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Moorhead • Afsi Felscher 257821 Oct. 27 • Sat., 5-8 p.m. • Expo • Afsi Felscher

CHINESE TAKEOUT

Have a glass of wine & learn to master your favorite Chinese takeout at home! Menu: Cream Cheese Wontons, General Tao's Chicken, Beef & Broccoli, Shrimp with Lobster Sauce, Vegetable Fried Rice with dessert of Coconut Almond Cookies. 257822 Nov. 3 • Sat., 4-7 p.m. • Expo • NingNing Ledvina 257828 Nov. 30 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Moorhead

UNDER THE SEA

Learn the fundamentals of filleting & preparing great seafood at home with a wine dinner. Menu: Thai Steamed Mussels, Colorado Striped Bass Crudo, Pan Seared Salmon with Miso Sweet Potatoes & CitrusAlmond Trifle. 257963 Nov. 9 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Expo 257832 Nov. 17 • Sat., 5-8 p.m. • Moorhead

SUSHI & SAKE

Menu: Spicy Edamame, Miso Soup, Tempura Shrimp & Spicy Tuna Dragon Roll, Clementine, Avocado & Coconut Salmon Roll, finished with Coconut Ice Cream & Mango Sorbet. 257831 Dec. 8 • Sat., 5-8 p.m. • Moorhead 257824 Dec. 14 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Expo

NEW YEAR’S SMALL PLATES

Enjoy an evening creating small plates & sipping bubbles to ring in the New Year. Menu: Smoked Salmon Gougeres, Chorizo Shrimp Skewers, Wild Mushroom Crispy Polenta Bites, Roasted Corn Soup Shooters, Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps & Sparkling Raspberry Sorbet. 257964 Dec. 28 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • Moorhead 257961 Dec. 29 • Sat., 5-8 p.m. • Expo

THE PRESERVED PANTRY

• Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • Moorhead • $40 ($35 Resident) per class Join us as we partner with Slow Food Denver to offer this 3 class food preservation series. Sign up to develop the skills necessary to preserve your summer harvest & enjoy it all year long. Participants will take home some of what they preserve.

DRYING & FERMENTING

Learn the benefits of dehydration & fermenting & how to use these preservation methods to create nutritious & delicious foods from your summer harvest. 255566 Aug. 25

JAMS & JELLIES

Transform the abundance of summer fruits into jams & jellies. Remove the mystery from canning and learn the basics so you can preserve confidently at home. Menu: Curried Apricot and Almond Chutney, Homemade Applesauce, Apple Jelly, Strawberry Jam & Peach Curd. 255567 Sept. 15

VEGETABLES & PICKLES

Calling all cucumbers! Fill your pantry with crunchy pickles, zesty salsas, and other vegetable preserves. Learn the details behind canning vegetables & how to safely store them until your next feast. Menu: Zesty Garlic Pickles, Pickled Green Tomatoes, Charred Green Tomato Salsa & Puttanesca. 255568 Oct. 13

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crafts | unleash your creativity *Request Supply List at Registration

JAPANESE BUNKA *

ART OF WRITING

This needlework art form is completed

Explore writing strategies & sharpen your

with a punch needle & a unique thread

creative writing skills.

from Japan. Kit needs to be ordered prior

256730 Sept. 6-27

• Thu., 1-3 p.m. • $33 ($25 Resident) • ACAA

to class. 256717 Sept. 4-25 256718 Oct. 2-30

• Carol Justman

256719 Nov. 6-27

CROCHET & KNITTING

• Tue., 10 a.m.-noon

Ages 16 & older

• $16 ($12 Resident)

Anyone can learn to knit or crochet. You

• ACAA

can too! Class covers basic & advanced

• Sharon Breeze

skills. Pattern reading & finishing. Bring a skein of light colored worsted weight

THE BUNKA BUNCH

yarn. Crochet: bring H-8 aluminum

If you can’t make every class, just drop in.

hook. Knitters: bring 10-inch size #8

• $3/session if not enrolled

needles. • $62 ($48 Resident)

SILK SCARF PAINTING

256715 Sept. 10-Oct. 15

Enjoy the craft of creating & hand painting

256713 Oct. 22-Nov. 26

your own silk scarf.

• Mon., 9:30-11:30 a.m.

256789 Nov. 8

• ACAA • Sharon Breeze 256712 Sept. 11-Oct. 16 256714 Oct. 23-Nov. 27

• Tue., 6-8 p.m. • ACAA • Sharon Breeze 256711 Sept. 6-Oct. 18

• No class Oct. 4 256788 Oct. 25-Dec. 6

• No class Nov. 22 • Thu., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

• Thu., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. • $35 ($27 Resident) • Rae Ritchie

SIMPLE JEWELRY I * Learn techniques to make your own jewelry. Instruction will include the correct way to string & weave the beads to create jewelry for yourself or gifts. 256727 Oct. 15-29 • Mon., 1-3 p.m.

• Meadowood

• $39 ($30 Resident)

• Heather Jones

• ACAA

DIGITAL CAMERAS

• Nancy Noah

Learn how to utilize all the functions of your digital camera, taking better pictures, downloading photos, files & folders, scanning & more. 256747 Oct. 19-Nov. 9

SIMPLE JEWELRY II * Advance your skills from simple jewelry while practicing new & harder techniques. 256790 Nov. 5-19

• Fri., 1-3 p.m.

• Mon., 1-3 p.m.

• $59 ($45 Resident)

• $39 ($30 Resident)

• ACAA

• ACAA

• Frank Lepus

• Nancy Noah

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crafts | dance QUILTING

ADULT DANCE

Learn an art that lasts a lifetime & create

Ages 18 & older

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. Monday Quilt Block

ADULT INTERMEDIATE TAP

256721 Sept. 10

Continue your tap education. At least 4-5 sessions of Adult Beginning Tap or prior tap experience is prerequisite for registering for this class & registration is done only through the Dance Office. No class Oct. 18 or Nov. 22. 257634 Aug. 30-Oct. 25 257633 Nov. 1-Dec. 20* • Thu., 7:15-8:15 p.m. • $88 ($68 Resident) • $77 ($58 Resident)* • Meadowood

256722 Oct. 1 256723 Nov. 5 • Mon., 1-4 p.m. • $16 ($12 Resident) • ACAA Saturday Quilt Block 256724 Sept. 8 256725 Oct. 6 256726 Nov. 3

ADULT BEGINNING BELLYDANCE

• Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • $16 ($12 Resident) • ACAA • Diane Henderson

QUILT FOR THE DAY Join the fun making a simple project in this all day class.

• Sat., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. • $27 ($21 Resident) • Diane Henderson

WEDNESDAY SEW Perfect opportunity to finish up or sew with

256793 Sept. 12 256794 Oct. 3 256795 Nov. 7 • Wed., 9-11:30 a.m. • $9 ($7 Resident)

Develop core strength through the beautiful, ancient art of belly dance. Learn the basics in a fun & supportive atmosphere. No class Oct. 16 257613 Aug. 28-Oct. 23 257612 Oct. 30-Dec. 18 • Tue., 7:15-8:15 p.m. • $88 ($68 Resident) • Meadow Hills

ADULT BEGINNING BALLET

256791 Oct. 20

others. Help provided.

ADULT BEGINNING TAP

Introduction of beginner, basic tap steps & rhythms including a warm up, center work & across the floor. No class Oct. 16 257619 Aug. 28-Oct. 23 257618 Oct. 30-Dec. 18 • Tue., 6:15-7:15 p.m. • $88 ($68 Resident) • Meadow Hills

Introduction of ballet positions & steps including barre work, combinations in the center & across the floor. Emphasis will also be placed on stretching & strengthening throughout the session. No class Oct. 19, 20 & Nov. 23, 24. 257616 Aug. 31-Oct. 26 257615 Nov. 2-Dec. 21* • Fri., 6:15-7:15 p.m. • Meadow Hills 258073 Sept. 1-Oct. 27 258074 Nov. 3-Dec. 15** • Sat., 11:15 a.m-12:15 p.m. • Meadowood • $88 ($68 Resident) • $78 ($59 Resident)* • $67 ($52 Resident)**

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dance | cultural services ADULT INTERMEDIATE BALLET A continuation of your ballet education. No class Oct. 17 or Nov. 21. 257637 Aug. 29-Oct. 24 257636 Oct. 31-Dec. 19*

• Wed., 6:15-7:15 p.m. • $88 ($68 Resident) • $78 ($59 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. No class Oct. 17 or Nov. 21. 257628 Aug. 29-Oct. 24 257627 Oct. 31-Dec. 19*

• Wed., 7:15-8:15 p.m. • $88 ($68 Resident) • $78 ($59 Resident)* • Meadowood

ADULT BROADWAY JAZZ Get a great workout while having a blast. Work on various styles of jazz & musical theater technique to Broadway tunes past & present. No class Oct. 19 or Nov. 23. 257625 Aug. 31-Oct. 26 257624 Nov. 2-Dec. 21*

• Fri., 7:15-8:15 p.m. • $88 ($68 Resident) • $78 ($59 Resident)* • Meadow Hills

BALLROOM Catch the ballroom craze! Includes preparation for weddings & special events. Prices are per couple. Couples only. No class Oct. 15 or Nov. 19. 257639 Foxtrot

• Oct. 1-8 Mon., 7-9 p.m. 257642 Swing

• Oct. 22 & 29 Mon., 7-9 p.m. 257640 Cha Cha

• Nov. 5-12 Mon., 7-9 p.m. 257643 Waltz

• Nov. 26 & Dec. 3 Mon., 7-9 p.m. 257641 Sample Them All

• Oct. 1-Dec. 3 Mon., 7-9 p.m.* • $44 ($34 Resident) • $125 ($105 Resident)* • Expo

LATIN BALLROOM

Bring out your Latin spicy side with this fun ballroom series that will get your hips moving & put some pep in your step. Prices are per couple. Couples only. No class Oct. 18 or Nov. 22. 257671 Samba • Oct. 4-Nov. 1 Thu., 7:30-8:30 p.m. 257672 Tango • Nov. 8-Dec. 6 Thu., 7:30-8:30 p.m. 257673 Sample Them Both • Oct. 4-Dec. 6 Thu., 7:30-8:30 p.m.* • $44 ($34 Resident) • $86 ($66 Resident)* • Expo

KIDS DANCE (Please also see more Dance offerings in our 9-Month Continuous Dance Program on our website at AuroraGov.org/Dance)

BALLET

Learn the fundamentals of ballet technique. Ballet focuses on alignment, stretching, strengthening muscles, proper technique & form. Students will explore ballet, musicality with dance rhythms & musical instruments, spatial awareness & develop motor skills while having lots of fun! Classes are different levels & ages.

PARENT-TOT DANCE

Ages 2-3 with parent

Parents are active participants! No class Oct. 16 257679 Aug. 28-Oct. 23 257678 Oct. 30-Dec. 18 • Tue., 10-10:45 a.m. • $76 ($60 Resident) • Meadowood

TIPPY TOES

Age 3

No class Oct. 18, 19, 20 or Nov. 22, 23, 24. 257688 Aug. 30-Oct. 25 • Thu., 3:45-4:30 p.m. Beck 257687 Nov. 1-Dec. 20* • Thu., 3:45-4:30 p.m. Beck 257693 Aug. 31-Oct. 26 • Fri., 9:15-10 a.m. Meadowood 257691 Nov. 2-Dec. 21* • Fri., 9:15-10 a.m. Meadowood 257692 Sept. 1-Oct. 27 • Sat., 9-9:45 a.m. Meadowood 257690 Nov. 3-Dec. 15** • Sat., 9-9:45 a.m. Meadowood • $76 ($60 Resident) • $67 ($52 Resident)* • $58 ($46 Resident)**

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dance | cultural services CREATIVE DANCE

HIP HOP

Ages 3-4

Skills are geared toward preschoolers. No class Oct. 18 or Nov. 22. 257658 Aug. 30-Oct. 25 • Thu., 10-10:45 a.m. 257657 Nov. 1-Dec. 20* • Thu., 10-10:45 a.m. • $76 ($60 Resident) • $67 ($52 Resident)* • Meadowood

KINDERDANCE

Ages 4-6

No class Oct. 18, 19, 20 or Nov. 22, 23, 24. 257664 Aug. 30-Oct. 25 • Thu., 4:30-5:15 p.m. Beck 257663 Nov. 1-Dec. 20* • Thu., 4:30-5:15 p.m. Beck 257669 Aug. 31-Oct. 26 • Fri., 10-10:45 a.m. Meadowood 257667 Nov. 2-Dec. 21* • Fri., 10-10:45 a.m. Meadowood 257668 Sept. 1-Oct. 27 • Sat., 9:45-10:30 a.m. Meadowood 257666 Nov. 3-Dec. 15** • Sat., 9:45-10:30 a.m. Meadowood 258081 Sept. 1-Oct. 27 • Sat., 10:30-11:15 a.m. Meadowood 258082 Nov. 3-Dec. 15** • Sat., 10:30-11:15 a.m. Meadowood • $76 ($60 Resident) • $67 ($52 Resident)* • $58 ($46 Resident)**

BEGINNING BALLET

Ages 7-11

No class Oct. 14, 17 or Nov. 21, 25. 257649 Sept. 9-Oct. 21** • Sun., 1-2 p.m. Meadowood 257648 Oct. 28-Dec. 16* • Sun., 1-2 p.m. Meadowood 257646 Aug. 29-Oct. 24 • Wed., 4:30-5:30 p.m. Meadow Hills 257645 Oct. 31-Dec. 19* • Wed., 4:30-5:30 p.m. Meadow Hills • $88 ($68 Resident) • $78 ($59 Res.)* • $67 ($52 Res.)**

Explore current hip hop choreography with a wide range of styles including warm-up, across the floor, dance combinations, stalls, breaking & locking & popping. Classes are different ages & levels.

INTRO TO HIP HOP

Ages 4-6

No class Oct. 20 or Nov. 24. 257661 Sept. 1-Oct. 27 257660 Nov. 3-Dec. 15* • Sat., 10:45-11:30 a.m. • $76 ($60 Resident) • $58 ($46 Resident)* • Village Green

BEGINNING HIP HOP

Ages 7-11

No class Oct. 16, 19 or Nov. 23. 257652 Aug. 28-Oct. 23 257651 Oct. 30-Dec. 18 • Tue., 4:45-5:45 p.m. Beck 257655 Aug. 31-Oct. 26 257654 Nov. 2-Dec. 21* • Fri., 6-7 p.m. Meadowood • $88 ($68 Resident) • $78 ($59 Resident)*

TEEN HIP HOP

Ages 11-16

No class Oct. 16. 257685 Aug. 28-Oct. 23 257684 Oct. 30-Dec. 18 • Tue., 5:45-6:45 p.m. • $88 ($68 Resident) • Beck

LI’L KIDS TAP

Ages 6-10

Improve coordination and rhythm while getting a fun introduction of basic tap steps including a warm-up, center work & across the floor. No class Oct. 15. 257676 Aug. 27-Oct. 22 257675 Oct. 29-Dec. 17 • Mon., 5:30-6:30 p.m. • $88 ($68 Resident) • Meadowood

POMS & CHEERLEADING

TEEN BALLET

Ages 7-11

Beginning level ballet class for teens wanting to explore their interest in dance. No class Oct. 20 or Nov. 24. 258086 Sept. 1-Oct. 27 • Sat., 12:30-1:30 p.m. 258087 Nov. 3-Dec. 15* • Sat., 12:30-1:30 p.m. • $88 ($68 Resident) • $67 ($52 Resident)* • Village Green

Show your spirit! This class is an introduction to poms dance & cheerleading skills such as basic cheers, turns, jumps, arm patterns & fun tricks. No class Oct. 20 or Nov. 24. 257682 Sept. 1-Oct. 27 257681 Nov. 3-Dec. 15* • Sat., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • $88 ($68 Resident) • $67 ($52 Resident)* • Village Green

Ages 12 -18

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dogs | excursions BEGINNING DOG TRAINING

PUPPY KINDERGARTEN

Dogs 5 months & older.

For puppies 9-weeks to 5-months-old.

Have the dog you want to live with! Teach the six basic commands (heel, sit, down, come, stand & stay), good manners & work on behavioral problems. No chain or retractable leashes. Bring proof of shots to first class. *Do not bring dog to first class. 257314 Sept. 17-Oct. 22 257317 Nov. 5-Dec. 10 • Mon., 6-7 p.m. • Beck • Dirza Dittberner 257315 Sept. 16-Oct. 21 257318 Nov. 4-Dec. 16 (No class Nov. 25) • Sun., 9:45-10:45 a.m. • Expo • Ethan Bonen • $109 ($89 Resident)

Start shaping you puppy for a lifetime of good manners. This class emphasizes socialization & training skills. No choke chains, retractable or chain leashes. Bring proof of shots to first class. *Do not bring dog to first class. 257316 Sept. 16-Oct. 21 • Sun., 8:30-9:30 a.m. • Expo • Ethan Bonen • $109 ($89 Resident)

EXTENDED TRAVEL

*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 marked with a have a lot of walking & several stairs.

WASHINGTON WATERWAYS & NATIONAL PARKS

257430 Oct. 10 • Wed., 2 p.m. • Free, Pre-Registration Required

TRAVEL PRESENTATIONS SPOTLIGHT ON WASHINGTON D.C. & BEST OF EASTERN CANADA 256986 Sept. 12 • Wed., 2 p.m. • Free, Pre-registration Required

PREMIER

WORLD DISCOVERY

HISTORIC SOUTH

257429 Sept. 25 • Tue., 2 p.m. • Free, Pre-Registration Required

EXPLORING SCANDINAVIA & EXPLORE GREECE & ITS ISLANDS

256987 Oct. 24 • Wed., 2 p.m. • Free, Pre-registration Required

PREMIER

WORLD DISCOVERY

MICHIGAN LIGHT HOUSE

256988 Nov. 6 • Tue., 2 p.m. • Free, Pre-Registration Required

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excursions | and travel DAY TRIPS

MOB TOUR*

DAY TRIPPER SOCIAL

256995 Sept. 20

• Thu., 10:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

• Fri., Oct. 5

• $35 ($27 Resident)

• 9-11 a.m.

• Last day to register/cancel: Sept. 6 • Bring extra money for lunch @ Gaetano’s

SAVE THE DATE! Pick up the Winter Day Tripper newsletter with detailed information about day trips & extended travel for Winter 2018.

TERRY BISON RANCH & TRAIN TOUR

CHILI FESTIVAL PUEBLO 256996 Sept. 22

• Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • $40 ($31 Resident)

FALL COLORS GUIDED TOUR & SCENIC DRIVE TO ECHO LAKE

256989 Sept. 6

256997 Sept. 26

• Thu., 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

• Wed., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

• $60 ($46 Resident)

• $65 ($50 Resident)

CRUISE ABOVE THE CLOUDS: CRIPPLE CREEK CAR SHOW 256990 Sept. 8

• Sat., 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. • $46 ($35 Resident)

• Menu Range: $10-$15

ROCKIES VS. PHILLIES* 256998 Sept. 27

• Thu., noon-5 p.m. • $49 ($38 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Sept. 10

ROCKIES VS. DODGERS*

ELK BUGLING RMNP

256991 Sept. 9

256999 Sept. 28

• Sun., noon-5 p.m.

• Fri., 1-9 p.m.

• $49 ($38 Resident)

• $55 ($42 Resident)

• Last day to register/cancel: Aug. 24

HARVEST TOUR OF GREELEY & WELD COUNTY*

CHEROKEE RANCH & CASTLE TOUR & LUNCH*

257000 Oct. 2

256992 Sept. 13

• $68 ($52 Resident)

• Tue., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Thu., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

• Last day to register/cancel: Sept. 20

• $82 ($62 Resident)

FALL COLORS: KENOSHA TO BRECKENRIDGE

• Last day to register/cancel: Aug. 10 • Tour & Lunch Included

MARY POPPINS: CANDLELIGHT DINNER PLAYHOUSE*

257001 Oct. 3

• Wed., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. • $53 ($41 Resident)

256993 Sept. 15

DINOSAUR RIDGE

• Sat., 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

257002 Oct. 9

• $100 ($80 Resident)

• Tue., 8:45 a.m.-2 p.m.

• Last day to register/cancel: Aug. 15

SENIORS ON THE MOVE – UNION STATION 256994 Sept. 17

• $29 ($22 Resident)

HISTORY MYSTERY RIVERSIDE CEMETERY TOUR* 257003 Oct. 11

• Thu., 4:30-8:15 p.m.

• Mon., 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

• $59 ($45 Resident)

• Free

• Last day to register/cancel: Oct. 1

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excursions | and travel LOVE YOU ALWAYS: BOULDER DINNER THEATRE*

257004 Oct. 14 • Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. • $100 ($80 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Sept. 14

SENIORS ON THE MOVE – DIA

257005 Oct. 15 • Mon., 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. • Free

LIFETIME CANDLES*

(this trip is not suitable for participants in wheelchairs) 257014 Nov. 29 • Thu., 9:10 a.m.-2 p.m. • $25 ($19 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Nov. 19

DINING ADVENTURES INDIAN MYSTERY

ANDERSON FARMS & PUMPKIN PATCH

257022 Sept. 4 • Tue., 10:15 a.m.-1:45 p.m. • $22 ($17 Resident) • Menu Range: $10-$15

GHOST & LEGENDS TOUR MORRISON CO*

257977 Sept. 5 • Wed., 10:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. • $46 ($35 Resident) • Last day to register cancel: Aug. 1

257006 Oct. 18 • Thu., 10:15 a.m.-3 p.m. • $43 ($33 Resident)

257007 Oct. 22 • Mon., 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. • $49 ($38 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Oct. 8 Lunch on your own in Morrison

STATE CAPITOL TOUR & LUNCH AT THE STANLEY

257008 Nov. 5 • Mon., 9:15 a.m.-1:45 p.m. • $26 ($20 Resident)

MARDI GRAS

257010 Nov. 9 • Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. • $9 ($7 Resident)

MOB TOUR*

257011 Nov. 13 • Tue., 10:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. • $35 ($27 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Sept. 6 • Bring extra money for lunch @ Gaetano’s

TOUR THE GROW HAUS: DENVER’S URBAN FARM

257012 Nov. 14 • Wed., 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. • $46 ($35 Resident) • Bring extra money for lunch @ Zeppelin Station

BOULDER DINNER THEATRE: CHRISTMAS STORY*

257013 Nov. 18 • Sun., 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. • $100 ($80 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Sept. 18

ROSE TEA ROOM

AURORA COOKS KITCHEN – A TASTE OF THAILAND

Menu: Papaya Salad, Pad Thai, Thai Curry Noodle Soup & Sweet & Salty Mango Sticky Rice. 257434 Oct. 4 • Thu., 10:15 a.m.-1:45 p.m. • $46 ($35 Resident) • Moorhead

BACON SOCIETY

257024 Oct. 25 • Thu., 9:30 am.-12:15 p.m. • $22 ($17 Resident) • Menu Range: $10-$15

GOLDEN EUROPE

257023 Oct. 20 • Sat., 2:30-6 p.m. • $21 ($16 Resident) • Menu Range: $10-$15

MYSTERY TEA

257978 Nov. 7 • Wed., 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. • $65 ($50 Resident) • Last day to register/cancel: Sept. 1

ASSIGNMENTS

257025 Nov. 15 • Thu., 10:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. • $48 ($37 Resident) • Includes Lunch

KONA GRILL & CHERRY CREEK SHOPPING

257026 Nov. 28 • Wed., 10:45 a.m.-4 p.m. • $25 ($19 Resident) • Menu Range: $10-$15

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fitness and | 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 at AuroraGov.org/Recreation. For center hours & drop-in & membership prices, visit page 4.

WEIGHT & EXERCISE ROOM HOURS

ACAA DROP-IN & MEMBERSHIP Includes use of: ●

● Mon.-Thu.,

Weight & Exercise Room featuring weights, treadmills, NuStep, the Wave, bikes, stepper &

● Fri.,

elliptical machines. Free orientation required before

● Sat.,

first visit.

7 a.m.-8 p.m.

7 a.m.-5 p.m. 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Drop-in Fitness Classes

Free weight room orientations

Billiards

by appointment.

ACAA DROP-IN FITNESS CLASS SCHEDULE ADULTS 18 & OLDER

Pay Drop-in Fee or Membership Free if you swipe your SilverSneakers® or SilverFit membership card. See the Fit & Well newsletter for complete class descriptions. Pick up at ACAA or online at AuroraGov.org/Recreation, adults 50+. Class

Day Time

BELLY DANCE

Tue.

3-4 p.m.

BETTER BALANCE & STRENGTH-BEG. M/W

12:30-1:25 p.m.

CIRCUIT TRAINING

T/TH

4-5 p.m.

GOLDEN BARRE

Fri.

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

ESSENTRICS

T/TH

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

LINE DANCE -BEGINNER I

Thu.

noon-1 p.m.

LINE DANCE -BEGINNER II

Wed.

12:30-1:30 p.m.

LINE DANCE -INTERMEDIATE

Wed.

1:45-2:45 p.m.

DANCE, DRUM & JAM

Mon.

10:15-11 a.m.

SS CLASSIC

Mon.

8:30-9:30 a.m.

SS CLASSIC

W/F

10:15-11:15 a.m.

SS CLASSIC

M/W/F

1:30-2:30 p.m.

SS CIRCUIT

T/TH

1:30-2:30 p.m.

STRENGTH TRAINING

M/W/F

7:30-8:30 a.m.

STRENGTH TRAINING

M/W

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

GENTLE TAI CHI

M/W/F

11:20 a.m.-12:20 p.m.

TOTAL FITNESS

M/W/F

8-9 a.m.

TOTAL FITNESS

M-F

9-10 a.m.

TOTAL FITNESS

Sat.

10:15-11:15 a.m.

YOGA - GENTLE & MINDFUL

Sat.

9-10 a.m.

YOGA -CHAIR

T/TH

8:30-9:30 a.m.

YOGA -CHAIR

M/W

2:30-3:30 p.m.

SILVERSNEAKERS® (SS)

YOGA FOR FLEXIBILITY & BALANCE Mon.

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

YOGA STRETCH & BALANCE

Wed.

10-11 a.m.

ZUMBA®

Mon.

5:30-6:20 p.m.

ZUMBA® & TONING

Wed.

5:30-6:45 p.m.

GLOBAL ZUMBA®

Fri.

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

ZUMBA CIRCUIT

Thu.

5:15-6:15 p.m.

ZUMBA STEP

Tue.

5:30-6:15 p.m.

ZUMBA® GOLD-BEGINNERS

Wed.

9:05-9:50 a.m.

®

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fitness and | wellness APPOINTMENTS MON-SAT

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**

REFLEXOLOGY (ACAA ONLY)

1st time clients: 60 min. $34 30 min. $25 60 min. $40 90 min. $60 Reflexology Packages (ACAA ONLY) 3 Pack (180 min.) • $108** 5 Pack (300 min.) • $170**

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY

CranioSacral Therapy is a non-invasive, 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 Beck, Expo & Moorhead visit AuroraGov.org/ Fitness.

PERSONAL TRAINING PACKAGES ACAA 30 Del Mar Circle Aurora, CO 80011 303.739.2958

BECK 800 Telluride St. Aurora, CO 80011 303.739.6891

MOORHEAD 2390 Havana St. Aurora, CO 80010 303.739.7058

INDIVIDUAL*

Work with a Certified Personal Trainer to meet your specific goals & needs. ● $40/Introductory Session (75 min.) Introductory session required before other sessions ● $37/1 session (60 min.) ● $100/3 sessions (180 min.) ● $186/6 sessions (360 min.)

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.)

WELLNESS & NUTRITION COUNSELING

During this session we will discover your health & wellness desires, goals & needs, define where you want your health & wellness to be & come up with a plan to get you there. You will leave this session with a tangible vision & action steps to move you forward towards your goals. After the initial discovery session, our wellness coach will help you implement a healthier lifestyle & achieve your personal goals. Meeting with a coach periodically will keep you accountable & on-track to achieve the lifestyle you desire. ● $55/Wellness Vision Discovery Session (90 min.) (Discovery session required before other sessions) ● $45/1 session (60 min.) ● $120/3 sessions (60 min. each) ● $225/6 sessions (60 min. each)

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 Beck, Expo, Moorhead & ACAA. Call the center of your choice to schedule a time.

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fitness and | wellness EXPO DROP-IN FITNESS CLASS SCHEDULE Class

Day Time

CARDIOSTRENGTH

T/TH

8:15-9:15 a.m.

SILVER SNEAKERS® CLASSIC

M/TH

8:45-9:45 a.m.

ESSENTRICS

Mon.

noon-1 p.m.

ZUMBA

T/TH

6:30-7:30 p.m.

MOORHEAD DROP-IN FITNESS CLASS SCHEDULE Class

Day Time

CARDIOSTRENGTH

M/W/F

9:15-10:15 a.m.

SILVER SNEAKERS® CLASSIC

M/W

10:30-11:30 a.m.

BARBELL BLAST

Mon.

5:35-6:35 p.m.

INTRO TO INTERVAL TRAINING

Wed.

5:35-6:35 p.m.

BOOTCAMP BASICS

Thu.

5:35-6:35 p.m.

ZUMBA

M/W

6:35-7:35 p.m.

Sat.

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

BECK DROP-IN CLASSES

(Visit the fitness website at AuroraGov.org/ Recreation for the full Beck drop-in class schedule, updated daily) 700 Abs Barbell Blast Boot Camp CardioStrength Chair Yoga Kettlebell Kickboxing SilverSneakers CardioFit SilverSneakers Circuit SilverSneakers Classic Spin Tabata Tai Chi Yoga Zumba

SPECIALTY FITNESS- ACAA BASIC TAI CHI CHU'UAN

256349 Oct. 5-Dec. 28

• Fri., 9:30-10:15 a.m. • $110 ($90 Resident)

INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI*

256361 Oct. 2-Dec. 25

• Tue., 4:15-5:15 p.m. • $80 ($60 Resident)*

ADVANCED TAI CHI CHU'UAN

256348 Oct. 5-Dec. 28

• Fri., 8:30-9:15 a.m. • $110 ($90 Resident)

BEGINNING PILATES

256353 Sept. 6-27 256352 Oct. 4-25 256354 Nov. 1-29 • Thu., 10:15-11:15 a.m. • $33 ($25 Resident)

FIFTY PLUS OTHER YOGA FOR ARTHRITIS & BACK CARE

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. 256365 Sept. 4-25 256364 Oct. 16-30* 256366 Nov. 6-27 • Tue., 10-11:15 a.m. • $25 ($17 Resident)* • $33 $25 Resident)

WHAT EVERY ADULT NEEDS TO KNOW TO MOVE

Presented by Meredith Roberts. In this talk you will learn: how we create health habits and why they are so difficult to change, how to go from "thinking about it" to "doing it" & the top 3 secrets that will help you create lasting healthy habits. 257969 Sept. 21 • Fri., 10-11 a.m. • Free, Pre-registration required.

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fitness and | wellness FALL WELLNESS EXTRAVAGANZA AT THE ACAA

Expand your fitness horizons! Enjoy free class demonstrations, recharge with healthy refreshments, visit with sponsors who have great giveaways & enter to win great prizes! Sept. 21 • Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. • Free

LINE DANCE HOEDOWN SHOWDOWN

Ages 18 & older

ACAA is going country for the day! Grab your cowboy hat & mosey on over to line dance with country hits. 258013 Sept. 28 • Fri., 1-2:30 p.m. • $10 ($7 Resident)

STEPPING ON

Ages 60 & older

Presented by UC Health. Stepping On is a 7 week program that has been researched & proven to reduce falls in older adults. It consists of a workshop that meets for two hours a week for seven weeks. Workshops are led by a health professional with local guest experts providing information on exercise, vision, safety & medications. Participants must be 60 or over, live independently, be cognitively intact & generally not use a walker or cane all of the time indoors. 257968 Oct. 4-Nov. 15 • Thu., 9-11 a.m. • Free, Pre-Registration Required

HEALTHY LIVING TO 100

Learn the keys to aging wisely & getting the most out of your golden years in this entertaining & educational workshop by Dr. Steve Gumpenberger. 256360 Oct. 11 • Thu., 10-11 a.m. • Free, Pre-Registration Required

INTRO TO MINDFULNESS

Guided by yoga & meditation teacher, Reiki & CranioSacral Therapist, Jan Lafleur, MA, CST, RYT. A holistic wellness education series for anyone seeking to manage everyday stress & develop sustainable habits for mindful & balanced living. This 4-week program is designed to foster well-being by engaging mind, body & spirit. Participants learn to incorporate & utilize tools from classical yoga's ancient & timeless system of selfcare into their daily living. Previous yoga experience NOT necessary. 257971 Sept. 9-25 • Tue., 1-3 p.m. • $48 ($36 Resident)

MONSTER MASH

No tricks, all treats here for the Halloween Monster Mash. If your dance moves are scary, don't worry! Come get some exercise, dance & laugh as we learn the dance moves to Michael Jackson's "Thriller!" Pre-registration required. Drop-in fee. 257970 Oct. 26 • Fri., noon-2 p.m. • Drop-in fee, Pre-Registration Required

SPECIALTY FITNESS-BECK TRX BASICS

Ages 16 & older

Beginner level TRX class. This class should be taken before TRX Training Camp. 257735 Sept. 3-24 256323 Oct. 1-29 256324 Nov. 5-26 • Mon., 7-8 a.m. 257736 Sept. 5-26 256325 Oct. 3-31 256326 Nov. 7-28 • Wed., 7-8 a.m. • $39 ($39 Resident)

TRX TRAINING CAMP

Ages 16 & older

Get fit & build camaraderie in a team using your own bodyweight with the TRX suspension trainer. This semi-private class develops strength, balance, flexibility & core stability simultaneously for a fast and effective totalbody workout. Modifications are available for all fitness levels, from athletes to seniors. 256331 Sept. 4-25 256330 Oct. 2-30 256332 Nov. 6-27 • Tue., 7-8 a.m. 256328 Sept. 6-27 256327 Oct. 4-25 256329 Nov. 1-29 • Thu., 7-8 a.m. • $39 ($30 Resident)

SPECIALTY FITNESS-EXPO SPOOKY SPIRITS

Ages 21 & older

Dress up in your favorite fun or spooky costume & come Zumba with glow in the dark necklaces & some refreshing spirits & appetizers. Costume not required. 257847 Oct. 19 • Fri., 6-8 p.m. • $20 • Wanda Serino-Washington

ADAPTIVE FITNESS

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

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fitness and | wellness ZUMBADEZIGN YOUR T-SHIRT Ages 21 & older

Zumba followed with crafting your own shirt! Bring a t-shirt & scissors to cut & design a funky look while munching on appetizers & a drink with spirits. 257848 Sept. 7 • Fri., 6-8 p.m. • $20 • Wanda Serino-Washington

SPECIALTY FITNESSMEADOWOOD ZUMBA Ages 14 & older

Let the music move you! The Latin rhythm is sure to please, as you dance your way to fitness. 256346 Sept. 4-25 256345 Oct. 2-30 256347 Nov. 6-27 • Tue., 11:15 a.m.-noon 256343 Sept. 6-27 256342 Oct. 4-25 256344 Nov. 1-29 • Thu., 11:15 a.m.-noon • $20 ($15 Resident)

SPECIALTY FITNESSMEADOW HILLS BEGINNING YOGA Ages 16 & older

Easy-to-Learn yoga movements that improve flexibility, posture & strength. Good for chronic back pain, pre/post pregnancy or injury recovery. • $26 ($20 Resident) 256304 Sept. 5-26 256303 Oct. 3-31 256305 Nov. 7-28 • Wed., 6:30-7:30 p.m. 256301 Sept. 2-30 256300 Oct. 7-28 256302 Nov. 4-25 • Sun., 10-11 a.m.

YOGALATES Ages 14 & older

Tone & sculpt your entire body as you combine yoga & Pilates together. 256335 Sept. 6-27 256334 Oct. 4-25 256336 Nov. 1-29 • Thu., 7-8 p.m. • $26 ($20 Resident)

HATHA YOGA

BEGINNING YOGA Ages 16 & older

Easy-to-Learn yoga movements that improve flexibility, posture & strength. Good for chronic back pain, pre/post pregnancy or injury recovery. • $26 ($20 Resident) • $20 ($15 Resident)* 256308 Sept. 10-24* 256307 Oct. 1-29 256309 Nov. 5-26 • Mon., 9:30-10:30 a.m. 256311 Sept. 5-26 256310 Oct. 3-31 256312 Nov. 7-28 • Wed., 9:30-10:30 a.m.

PARENT/FAMILY ZOMBIE ZUMBA Ages 6-16 with parent

Dress up as a zombie or wear your choice of costume & come learn how to do the "Thriller" dance & more! Halloween Treats will be provided! 258032 Oct. 27 • Sat., noon-2 p.m. • $20

Bring your body & mind together into one harmonious experience. Improve your strength, flexibility & balance while experiencing the stress relieving benefits of yoga. 256358 Sept. 3-24 256357 Oct. 1-29 256359 Nov. 5-26 • $48 ($36 Resident) • Mon., 9:15-10:45 a.m.

ESSENTRICS Ages 14 & older

A completely original workout that draws on the flowing movements of Tai Chi which create health & balance, the strengthening theories behind ballet which create long, lean, flexible muscles & the healing principles of physiotherapy which create a pain-free body. 256315 Sept. 6-27 256314 Oct. 4-25 256316 Nov. 1-29 • Thu., 9:30-10:30 a.m. • $21 ($16 Resident)

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fitness and | wellness SPECIALTY FITNESSMOORHEAD TEEN WEIGHTLIFTING CLUB

Ages 12-17

SPECIALTY FITNESSVIRGINIA COURT ELEMENTARY JACKI SORENSEN'S AEROBIC DANCE

Learn how to create a program specific to your goals, proper technique & how to track progress of your weight lifting program. Meet with your trainer once a week to go over the previous week, answer questions & how to progress. 256319 Sept. 3-24 256320 Oct. 1-29 256321 Nov. 5-26 • Tue., 4-5 p.m. • $16 ($12 Resident)

Ages 16 & older

BOXING-YOUTH

SPECIALTY FITNESSVILLAGE GREEN

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 mitts and a heavy bag. 256460 Sept. 5-26 256459 Oct. 3-31 256461 Nov. 7-28 • Wed., 5-5:45 p.m. 256456 Sept. 6-27 256455 Oct. 4-25 256457 Nov. 1-29 • Thu., 5-5:45 p.m. • $26 ($20 Resident)

BOXING—ADULT

Ages 13 & older

Learn basic boxing skills & drills. Develop total body fitness with boxing specific strength & conditioning exercises. You will practice various punches with punching mitts and a heavy bag. 256377 Sept. 5-26 256376 Oct. 3-31 256378 Nov. 7-28 • Wed., 6-7 p.m. 256369 Sept. 6-27 256368 Oct. 4-25 256370 Nov. 1-29 • Thu., 6-7 p.m. • $26 ($20 Resident)

PARENT/FAMILY ZOMBIE ZUMBA

Ages 6-16 with parent

Dress up as a zombie or wear your choice of costume & come learn how to do the "Thriller" dance & more! Halloween Treats will be provided! 258031 Oct. 27 • Sat., noon-2 p.m. • $20

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. 256317 Sept. 10-Dec. 12 • Mon. & Wed., 6:15-7:15 p.m. • $90 1x/week • $145 2x/week

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. 256293 Sept. 1-29* 256292 Oct. 6-27 256294 Nov. 3-17 • Sat., 8:30-9:30 a.m. • $36* • $27 • Drop-in: $15/class (if space is available)

SPECIALTY FITNESSELEVATION CHURCH ZUMBA

Ages 14 & older

Let the music move you! The Latin rhythm is sure to please as you dance your way to fitness. 256339 Sept. 4-25 256338 Oct. 2-30 256340 Nov. 6-27 • Tue., 6:30-7:30 p.m. • $20 ($15 Resident)

BEGINNING YOGA

Ages 16 & older

Easy-to-Learn yoga movements that improve flexibility, posture & strength. Good for chronic back pain, pre/post pregnancy or injury recovery. • $26 ($20 Resident) • $20 ($15 Resident)* 256297 Sept. 10-24* 256296 Oct. 1-29 256298 Nov. 5-26 • Mon., 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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golf | come play our FANTASTIC 5

AURORA GOLF OFFICE 15151 E Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012, GolfAurora.com Aurora Hills

50 S Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80012

Meadow Hills Murphy Creek

Springhill

800 N. Telluride St. Aurora, CO 80011

21705 E Arapahoe Rd. Aurora, CO 80016

KIDS GOLF FREE

• Ages 17 & younger free with paying adult • $5 per additional kid • Normal cart fees apply for adults • No cart fees for kids • Not valid on holidays or for leagues • Available at all five courses • Daily after 2 p.m.

Please note, start time moves to 1 p.m. when the time changes in the fall & will revert back to 2 p.m. in the spring.

303.739.1560

303.326.8460

303.739.6854 (Executive 18)

AURORA SENIOR AMATEUR AT AURORA HILLS

Ages 50 & older ● Sat./Sun.,

Aug. 4 & 5 a.m. tee time start ● $145 per person includes: green fees, range balls, gift certificates & lunch on Sunday ● Carts extra ● CGA Senior Points event Call 303.739.1550 for information Register online at GolfAurora.com & click on Events & Registration ● 7:30

AURORA AMATEUR AT MEADOW HILLS

JR. PREMIER CARD

Ages 17 & under

Pay $150, we’ll add $50 = $200 of golf fun Juniors can use it for green fees, push carts, range balls & club rentals. Purchase at all five golf courses or online at GolfAurora.com & click on Gift Cards & Premier Cards.

JUNIOR PASS AT MURPHY CREEK

Ages 17 & under

● Monday-Friday

303.326.8450

1700 S Old Tom Morris Rd. Aurora, CO 80018

Saddle Rock ●

303.739.1550

3609 S. Dawson St. Aurora, CO 80014

anytime after 1 p.m.

● Sat./Sun./Holidays

● Sat./Sun.,

Sept. 22 & 23 a.m. tee time start ● $150 per person includes: green fees, range balls, gift certificates & lunch on Sunday ● Carts extra ● CGA points event Call 303.326.8450 for information Register online at GolfAurora.com & click on Events & Registration ● 7:30

● $325 ● Unlimited

green fees range balls ● Children 10 & under must be accompanied by adult To purchase call: 303.739.1560 or visit Murphy Creek Golf Shop PAR 3 CHALLENGE AT MURPHY CREEK 1st Tuesday of each month May-September • 5:30 p.m. shotgun • $25 per person (any age) includes green fee, cart fee & prizes • Tavern will offer specials after the Par-3 Challenge Call 303.739.1560 to register ● Unlimited

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gymnastics | flip, tumble, roll OPEN GYM AT MEADOWOOD

Ages 12 & under Starting Sept. 17. Fun, supervised, open play. Parents must stay with child in the gym. $5/child ● 10-Visit Punch card: $39 ● 303.326.8300

MONDAY

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

TUESDAY

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

THURSDAY

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

CLASS DESCRIPTION

GIRLS BEGINNER

PARENT & TOT

Ages 6-12

Walking-2

Coed gymnastics designed for toddlers (walking-2 yrs.) One child per adult (18 or older). No siblings allowed to participate. (Adult involvement 100%)

TINY TIKES

Ages 2-3

Structured approach to coed gymnastics. Areas of focus: balance, coordination & play-centered activities. One child per adult (18 or older). No siblings allowed to participate. (Adult involvement 50%)

MINI MITES

Ages 3-4

Children explore basic gymnastics skills on bars, beam, floor and trampoline. Coed play-centered skill development. Emphasize sharing, taking turns and increase attention-span.

MIGHTY MITES

Ages 5-6

Coed gymnastics that focuses on improving basic skills & developing new skills to prepare kids for our Tumbling, Tumble TriX or Beginner Gymnastics classes.

BEGINNER TUMBLING

FRIDAY

11 a.m.-1 p.m. & 6-8 p.m.

For girls who want to try the sport of gymnastics. Each child will progress at their own pace to develop strength, balance, coordination & flexibility on all four apparatus.

GIRLS INTERMEDIATE Ages 7-14

Recreational experience for girls who are becoming more serious about gymnastics. Structured lesson plans encourage discipline & progressive skill development. Instructor approval is required to move into this class.

GIRLS ADVANCED Ages 8-16

Girls will expand their abilities by working higher level skills & improving techniques necessary to compete in private or high school. Instructor approval is required to move into this class.

HOME SCHOOL Ages 5-10

An introduction to the basics of gymnastics skills & structured activities. This class can

Ages 6-10

be used as a Home School P.E. credit.

Coed tumbling class introducing basic skills on floor and trampoline. All equipment will be used for strengthening & conditioning purposes.

Ages 2-6

INTERMEDIATE TUMBLING

Ages 7-12

Coed tumbling class building on basic skills learned in beginner tumbling.

DAY CARE GYMNASTICS All ages are taught together & at their appropriate level. Class activities include: circuits, 50’ trampoline work, low bars, low beams & tumbling on spring floor.

INTRO TO CHEER

COED TUMBLE TRIX

Ages 6-18

Activity or sport of moving rapidly through an area, negotiating obstacles by running, jumping & basic tumbling.

basics: dance, cheer, jumps, tumbling &

Ages 7-14

Coed participants will learn cheerleading stunts. All while having fun & gaining selfconfidence.

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gymnastics | flip, tumble, roll Sept. 17-Nov. 3 $80 ($60 Resident) unless noted. NO CLASSES: Fall Break – 10/15-10/20

MEADOWOOD PARENT & TOT

$59 ($45 Resident) Tue., 9:30-10:15 a.m. Thu., 10:15-11 a.m. Sat., 9-9:45 a.m.

256590 256591 256592

TINY TIKES

$59 ($45 Resident) Tue., 10:15-11 a.m. Thu., 9:30-10:15 a.m. Sat., 9:45-10:30 a.m.

MINI MITES

Mon., 10-11 a.m. Wed., 9-10 a.m. Fri., 4-5 p.m. Sat., 10:30-11:30 a.m.

MIGHTY MITES

256540 256541 256542 256573 256574 256575 256576

ADAPTIVE GYMNASTICS

Goals & adaptations are created to meet each individual’s needs. Class ratios are one instructor per two participants. Contact 303.326.8410 for class opportunities & more info.

MOORHEAD OPEN GYM AT MOORHEAD

Fun, supervised, open play. Parents must stay with child in gym. Tuesdays 7-8 p.m. @ MH $3

MINI MITES • $65 ($50 RESIDENT)

Tue., 5-6 p.m.

BEGINNING TUMBLING • $65 ($50 RESIDENT)

Tue., 6-7 p.m.

BEGINNING TUMBLING

Wed., 4-5 p.m.

INTERMEDIATE TUMBLING

Wed., 5-6 p.m.

COED TUMBLE TRIX

Wed., 6-7 p.m.

GIRLS BEGINNER

Tue., 5-6 p.m. Thu., 6-7 p.m. Sat., 12:30-1:30 p.m.

GIRLS INTERMEDIATE

Tue., 6-7 p.m. Thu., 5-6 p.m. Sat., 1:30-2:30 p.m.

256564 256565 256566 256567 256516 256518 256528 256521 256522 256525

256517

OVERLAND HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BEGINNER

Sat., 9-10 p.m.

Mon., 9-10 a.m. Wed., 10-11 a.m. Fri., 5-6 p.m. Sat., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

256580

258030

GIRLS INTERMEDIATE

• $110 ($90 Resident) • 2x/week Participation Required Tue., 7:15-8:15 p.m. 256604 & Sat., 10-11 a.m. Thu., 6:15-7:15 p.m. 256600 & Sat., 10-11 a.m.

GIRLS ADVANCED

• $110 ($90 Resident) • 2x/Week Participation Required Tue., 6:15-7:15 p.m. 258116 & Sat., 11 a.m.-noon Thu., 7:15-8:15 p.m. 256535 & Sat., 11 a.m.-noon

AGES 2 & OLDER

256602 256603 256606

FLIP, JUMP & PLAY TO CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY! Sun. afternoons from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

INTRO TO CHEER

Beginner - Ages 6-10 Mon., 4-5 p.m. Intermediate - Ages 9-13 Mon., 5-6 p.m. Advanced - Ages 12-18 Mon., 6-7 p.m.

DAY CARE GYMNASTICS

Fri., 9-10 a.m.

or 2-4 p.m. 256555 256556 256557 256531

HOME SCHOOL GYMNASTICS

Fri., 10-11 a.m.

256552

One hour in gym & one hour in the party room. Bring your cake, decorations, etc. Includes qualified instructor. • $200/up to 10 children, $5/each additional child • Maximum 20 children • Meadowood Gym Call 303.326.8300 for reservations.

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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

EXHIBITS A MOSAIC OF CULTURES: AURORA’S SALVADORAN COMMUNITY

June 19-Nov. 4 As the third-largest national group in Aurora, the Salvadoran community impacts our city every day. The exhibit gives voice to the contributions of Salvadoran residents as they live, work & own businesses in Aurora. Presented in partnership with Aurora Sister Cities International & the Office of International & Immigrant Affairs.

1968: A FIFTY YEAR RETROSPECTIVE

BROWN BAG LECTURE SERIES • Wed., noon-12:45 p.m. • $4 ($3 Resident) • Aurora Historical Society members: Free • Bring your lunch

SALVADOREÑOS RESIDIENDO EN COLORADO (SARCO) SARCO President, William Pineda, discusses Aurora’s vibrant El Salvadoran community, its history & its bright future here in Aurora. Sept. 19

WOMEN IN THE MILITARY A veteran of 20 years in the United States Army, former paratrooper & JAG Attorney, Sabra Janko discusses the accomplishments of women in the military. Oct. 17

PEAK TO PEAK TAP & BREW A representative from Peak to Peak Tap & Brew talks about the craft beer scene &

July 31-Nov. 4 Explore key events & movements of 1968 such as Civil Rights, the Vietnam War, space exploration, political identity & advancements in gender equality.

their recent expansion to historic Colfax.

DRINK LOCAL: AURORA’S CRAFT BEER SCENE

TEA AT THE AURORA HISTORY MUSEUM

Nov. 13, 2018-April 7, 2019 This exhibition showcases the history of craft beer in Aurora & the passion Coloradans hold for the brewing industry. Learn about the people, companies & beverages that makeup Aurora’s dynamic craft beer scene.

FESTIVAL OF WREATHS

Nov. 6-Dec. 7 The Aurora Museum Foundations’ annual “Festival of Wreaths” raises funds to support exhibits & education programs. Visit AuroraGov.org/WreathsFestival or call 303.739.6660 to learn about sponsoring a wreath.

EVENTS ANTIQUE APPRAISAL FAIR

Hosted by the Aurora Museum Foundation. Local appraisers evaluate your antiques & collectibles. No walk-ins accepted. • Sept. 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. • Aurora Central Library

Nov. 14

PROGRAMS

Sarah Platt Decker & Colorado’s Women’s Clubs 258020 Sept. 8

• Sat., 2-3:30 p.m. • $33 ($25 resident)

PAROL LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOP Ages 7 & older

Learn how to make traditional Philippine star lanterns. 258019 Nov. 3

• Sat., 9 a.m.-noon • $12/Lantern

POLYNESIAN ARTS & CULTURE DAYS • 3rd Saturday of every month • 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. • Drop-in activities include hula dancing, talk story & ukulele lessons.

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lifetime | learning COMPUTERS

MICROSOFT EXCEL

ADULT COMPUTER CLASSES

Ages 15 & older

Classes held at the Aurora Center for Active Adults (ACAA)

COMPUTER BASICS

For newer users. Basic computer skills designed for the newer computer user. Terminology, navigating around the desktop, internet, using the mouse, Microsoft Word & more using Windows 10. (No Prereqs.) 256736 Sept. 13-27 • Thu, 9-11 a.m. 256737 Oct. 16-30 • Tue., 6-8 p.m. 256738 Nov. 16-Dec. 7 • No class Nov. 23 • Fri., 1-3 p.m. • $49 ($38 Resident)

INTRO TO WINDOWS 10

Take the mystery out of Windows 10. Learn the basics to get going: start up/ shut down, navigate the Start & Desktop screens, adding & using apps & programs. 256739 Oct. 4 • Thu., 9-11 a.m. 256740 Oct. 15 • Mon., 6-8 p.m. • $17 ($13 Resident)

ADVANCED WINDOWS 10

Would you like to learn more to Windows 10 beyond the Intro class? This class will explain in more detail apps, programs & more. 256733 Oct. 29 • Mon., 6-8 p.m. • $17 ($13 Resident)

MICROSOFT WORD 1

Create & edit documents. Learn how to use different fonts, cut, copy & paste, align pages, save, files & folders, print. Prereq: comfortable with using a mouse and typing. 256750 Sept. 8-22 • Sat., 9-11 a.m. 256751 Oct. 2-16 • Tue., 9-11 a.m. 256752 Nov. 1-15 • Thu., 1-3 p.m. • $49 ($38 Resident)

MICROSOFT WORD 2

Take Word 1 a step further learning bullets, tabs, page breaks, borders, symbols, headers & footers, plus more. Prereq: Word 1 or knowledge of basic word functions. 256753 Sept. 8-22 • Sat., noon-2 p.m. • $49 ($38 Resident)

Excel 1 will begin learning about columns, rows, cells, editing, worksheets, format, simple formulas & more. 256749 Oct. 13-27 • Sat., 9-11 a.m. • $49 ($38 Resident)

EMAIL

Learn how to navigate your online email: create emails, attachments, reply, forward, security & more. Prereq: comfortable navigating internet. 256745 Oct. 10 • Wed., 9-11 a.m. • $17 ($13 Resident)

ADVANCED EMAIL

Take email basics one step further: review email basics, organize emails, address book, attach pictures, email etiquette & manage saved emails, review security, SPAM/junk email & more. 256744 Oct. 24 • Wed., 9-11 a.m. • $17 ($13 Resident)

SOCIAL INTERNET FACEBOOK 101

Connect! Learn how to make a Facebook page, security factors & more. 256743 Sept. 12 • Wed., 6-8 p.m. • $17 ($13 Resident)

WEBSITE DESIGN

Learn how to set up a simple website through online programs. Website hosting, picture websites, blogsites & more will be reviewed. 256977 Oct. 3-17 • Wed., 6-8 p.m. • $49 ($38 Resident)

ONE-ON-ONE COMPUTER LEARNING

Customize your Computer learning experience. The ACAA offers one-on-one computer training on a variety of topics. By appointment. Please call for more information at 303.739.7950.

COMPUTER LAB

Open to the public. Practice, email or work on projects at the ACAA. Lab coach available. Open to the public. ● Mondays – 12:30-3 p.m. ● Fridays – 9-11:30 a.m. ● $3 drop-in fee • (FREE if currently enrolled in a computer class with ACAA)

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lifetime | learning LINE DANCE SOCIAL Enjoy an afternoon of line dancing at the ACAA! Two separate rooms available to accommodate beginners & more advanced dancers. Light refreshments served. Please call 303.739.7950. 257075 Oct. 27

• Sat., noon-3 p.m. • $12 • Pre-registration required.

INTRO TO LINE DANCING

FUNDAMENTALS OF REAL ESTATE INVESTING: How To Take Advantage Of This Buyer’s Market & Profit In Real Estate Create wealth, save on taxes, create cash flow & learn about management-free real estate ownership. The instructor, Jim Flint, CRS, has 30 yrs. experience with real estate in five states. There is a $20 material fee due to instructor at time of class. 256756 Oct. 16

Learn popular basic steps used in line dance.

• Tue., 5-8 p.m.

257073 Sept. 20-Nov. 15 (no class Oct. 11)

• ACAA

• Thu., 10:45-11:45 a.m.

• $25

• $42 ($32 Resident)

Managing Your Rental Properties:

• ACAA

Learn how to avoid trouble & vacancies,

BRIDGE

how to screen your prospective tenants & keep the bad ones out. Be aware of dos

Carl Dixon will lead you through the intricacy of playing bridge. • $55 ($42 Resident)

& don’ts when dealing with tenants. The

BRIDGE FOR PLAY

over 400 units. There is a $20 material fee

Brush up on some of the 21st century conventions, learn some new techniques by playing with different players & asking questions about various hands as they come up. A comfortable environment if you’ve been away from playing for a while, or if you need some direction on curing bad habits. 256978 Sept. 12-Oct. 17 • Wed., 10 a.m.-12 p.m. • ACAA 256979 Oct. 24-Nov. 28 • Wed., 10 a.m.-noon • ACAA

PLAY OF THE HAND

Learn how to win more tricks, improve your score, the key to finessing, analyze leads, better ways of play & win more games! 256980 Sept. 12-Oct. 17 • Wed., 2-4 p.m. • ACAA

BRIDGE REFRESHER

Let’s go back to the basics! Review some things you may have forgotten, review some opening bids & some responses. Touch on a few key conventions you might feel uncomfortable with. Take a look at scoring again. Revive the fun of the game! 256981 Oct. 24-Nov. 28 • Wed., 2-4 p.m. • ACAA

instructor, Jason Meyer, is a 10-year veteran property manager & currently manages due to instructor at time of class. 256758 Oct. 18

• Thu., 5:15-8 p.m. • ACAA • $25 Brainstorming Your Forever Home Join Sharon, Senior Residential Specialist & Kathy, Reverse Mortgage Expert for an informative presentation on planning for your forever home. Information will include downsizing, cash preservation & comfortable living. Soup & sandwiches provided. 257423 Sept. 6

• Thu., 6:30-7:30 p.m. • Free, Pre-Registration Required • ACAA

MAH JONGG Learn to play or refresh your skills. Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy & calculation. It also involves a certain degree of chance. Student may need to purchase annual game card. 256754 Oct. 4-Nov. 8

• Thu., 1-3 p.m. • $59 ($45 Resident) • ACAA • Karen Willner

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lifetime | martial arts SPANISH Learn Spanish, communicate with new people & strengthen your brain – all at the same time! Purchase required text book at Barnes & Noble or online and & bring to the first class. Spanish –Beginner 1 256761 Sept. 11-Oct. 16

• Tue., noon-1:30 p.m. Spanish –Beginner 1 part 2 256762 Oct. 23-Nov. 27

• Tue., noon-1:30 p.m. Spanish – Beginner 1 256763 Sept. 10-Oct. 15

• Mon., 6-7:30 p.m. Spanish – Beginner 1 Part 2 256764 Oct. 22-Nov. 26

• Mon., 6-7:30 p.m. Spanish – Beginner 2 256765 Sept. 10-Oct. 15

• Mon., 12:30-2 p.m. Spanish – Beginner 2 Part 2 256766 Oct. 22-Nov. 26

• Mon., 12:30-2 p.m.

GRACIE JIU-JITSU AT MEADOWOOD GRACIE BULLY PROOF

Don't let bullies take away your child's quality of life & happiness. Ages 5-9 Sept. 5-26 Oct. 1-31* Nov. 5-28 • M/W, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 4-27 Oct. 2-30* Nov. 1-29 • T/TH, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Ages 10-13 Sept. 5-28 Oct. 3-31* Nov. 2-30 • W/F, 5:30-6:30 p.m. • $99 • $75* • Meadowood Please call 303.739.7958 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.

COMBATIVES

Spanish – Beginner 3- Intermediate

Ages 13 & older

256767 Sept. 12-Oct. 17

Students learn the 36 most important techniques in a fun, safe & cooperative training environment. 256395 Sept. 5-28 256394 Oct. 1-31 256396 Nov. 2-30 • M/W/F, 6:30-7:30 p.m. • $130 • $20 drop-in • Meadowood

256768 Oct. 24-Nov. 28

• Wed., 6-7:30 p.m. Spanish – Intermediate 1 256771 Sept. 11-Oct. 16 256772 Oct. 23-Nov. 27

• Tue., 10-11:30 a.m. Spanish – Intermediate 2 256773 Sept. 12-Oct. 17 256774 Oct. 24-Nov. 28

MASTER CYCLE

• Wed., noon-1:30 p.m.

Ages 15 & older

Spanish – Intermediate 3 256983 Sept. 10-Oct. 15 256984 Oct. 22-Nov. 26

• Mon., 10-11:30 a.m. Spanish – Conversational 256769 Sept. 12-Oct. 17 256770 Oct. 24-Nov. 28

• Wed., 2:30-4 p.m. • $70 ($54 Resident) • ACAA • Juan Cordero

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. 256399 Sept. 5-28 256398 Oct. 1-31 256400 Nov. 2-30 • M/W/F, 7:30-8:30 p.m. • $150 • $20 drop-in • Meadowood

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martial arts | it's self defense INTRO TO TAEKWONDO

Ages 2 ½ & older

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. 256407 Sept. 3-24 256406 Oct. 1-22 256408 Nov. 5-26 • Mon., 6:30-7 p.m. 256413 Sept. 5-26 256412 Oct. 3-24 256414 Nov. 7-28 • Wed., 6:30-7 p.m. 256410 Sept. 1-22 256409 Oct. 6-27 256411 Nov. 3-24 • Sat., 10-10:30 a.m. • $33 ($25 Resident) • Beck

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. 256415 Sept. 8-22 256453 Nov. 3-17 • Sat., 1-3 p.m. • $42 ($35 Resident) • Beck

SELF DEFENSE FOR KIDS CAMP

Ages 6-13

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. 256416 Oct. 15-17 • Mon.-Wed., 9-11 a.m. • $42 ($35 Resident) • Village Green

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". 256452 Oct. 6-20 • Sat., 1-3 p.m. • $60 ($50 Resident) • Beck

FAMILY TAEKWONDO This popular Korean Martial arts form means: "way of hands and feet" and 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.* Ages 6 & older

MEADOWOOD Beginner 258191 Sept. 4-27 258192 Oct. 2-30 258195 Nov. 1-29 • T/TH, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Intermediate/Advanced 258193 Sept. 4-27 258194 Oct. 2-30 258196 Nov. 1-29 • T/TH, 7:45-8:45 p.m.

EXPO 256381 Sept. 4-27 256380 Oct. 2-30 256382 Nov. 1-29

• T/TH, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

MOORHEAD 256443 Sept. 4-27 256442 Oct. 2-30 256444 Nov. 1-29

• T/TH 6:30-7:45 p.m. Intermediate/Advanced 256446 Sept. 4-27 256445 Oct. 2-30 256447 Nov. 1-29 T/TH, 7:30-8:45 p.m. • $55 ($42 Resident) Single • $80 ($60 Resident) families up to 4 • $110 ($90 Resident) families of 5+

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martial arts | it's self defense 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 and requires affordable additional fees. *All students must complete the Intro to Taekwondo sessions before registering for any Taekwondo class, unless prior martial arts experience.*

BECK RECREATION CENTER 800 Telluride St. Ages 2 ½-6 (Beginner)

Ages 7 & older (Intermediate) 256435 Sept. 1-29 256434 Oct. 1-31 256436 Nov. 3-28 • M/W, 6:30-8 p.m. • Sat., 10-11:15 a.m. • 1x per week: $44 ($34 Res.) per month • 2x per week: $80 ($60 Res.) per month Ages 10 & older (Advanced) 256423 Sept. 1-29 256422 Oct. 1-31 256424 Nov. 3-28 • M/W, 7-8:30 p.m. • Sat., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Instructor permission required • 1x per week: $44 ($34 Res.) per month • 2x per week: $80 ($60 Res.) per month

UNLIMITED MONTHLY PASS

256438 Sept. 1-29 256439 Oct. 1-31 256440 Nov. 3-28 • $90 ($80 Resident) per month • Recommended for 3 or more classes per week

KARATE

• 2x per week: $39 ($30 Res.) per month

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.)

Ages 4-6 (Intermediate)

BECK RECREATION CENTER

256431 Sept. 1-29

Ages 6-16 (Beginner) 257959 Sept. 4-27 257958 Oct. 2-30 257957 Nov. 1-29 • T/TH, 4-5:30 p.m. • $39 ($30 Resident)

256427 Sept. 1-29 256426 Oct. 1-31 256428 Nov. 3-28

• M/W, 5:30-6 p.m. • Sat., 8:30-9 a.m. • 1x per week: $21 ($16 Res.) per month

256430 Oct. 1-29 256432 Nov. 7-28

• M/W, 6-6:45 p.m. • Sat., 9-9:45 a.m. • 1x per week: $21 ($16 Res.) per month • 2x per week: $39 ($30 Res.) per month Ages 7 & older (Beginner) 256419 Sept. 1-29 256418 Oct. 1-31 256420 Nov. 7-28

• M/W, 5:30-6:30 p.m. • Sat., 9-10 a.m. • 1x per week: $44 ($34 Res.) per month • 2x per week: $80 ($60 Res.) per month

Ages 17 & older (Beginner) 257955 Sept. 4-27 257954 Oct. 2-30 257953 Nov. 1-29 • T/TH, 5:30-7 p.m. • $65 ($50 Resident) All ages (Intermediate/Advanced) 257951 Sept. 4-27 257950 Oct. 2-30 257949 Nov. 1-29 • T/TH, 7-8:30 p.m. • $65 ($85 Resident)

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music | cultural arts Partially funded by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.

PIANO & KEYBOARD Ages 14 & older

Learn to read music & have fun playing

Bring your guitar. Keyboards are provided in class but it is recommended that students have keyboard or piano at home.

together using a full-size electronic

MUSIC FOR KIDS

257368 Sept. 11-Oct. 16

keyboard. No experience necessary.

PIANO/KEYBOARD

257424 Oct. 30-Dec. 11, no class Nov. 20

Ages 7-13

• Tue., 6:45-7:30 p.m.

Learn to read music & have fun playing together. 257369 Sept. 11-Oct. 16 257370 Oct. 30-Dec. 11, no class Nov. 20 • Tue., 5-5:45 p.m. • $91 ($71 Resident) • Central Library

• $94 ($74 Resident)

CONTINUING KEYBOARD

Ages 7-13

• Central Library

VOICE Ages 10 & older

Learn important warm-ups, breathing & vocal techniques & successful music

Continue your lessons. Some experience or teacher approval required. 257362 Sept. 11-Oct. 16 257363 Oct. 30-Dec. 11, no class Nov. 20 • Tue., 6-6:45 p.m. • $91 ($71 Resident) • Central Library

selection practices. Prepare for anything

GUITAR FOR KIDS

• Tue., 7:45-8:30 p.m.

Basic skills & cords provide the groundwork for singing & playing together. Bring your guitar.

from choral & solo auditions to just having fun singing karaoke. 257371 Sept. 11-Oct. 16 257425 Oct. 30-Dec. 11, no class Nov. 20

• $94 ($74 Resident) • Central Library

Ages 6-8

257364 Sept. 8-Oct. 27 • Sat., 9:30-10:15 a.m. • Meadowood Ages 8-12

257365 Sept. 8-Oct. 27 • Sat., 10:15-11 a.m. • Meadowood 258205 Sept. 9-Nov. 18 • Sun., 1-1:45 p.m. • Expo • $92 ($72 Resident)

MUSIC FOR ADULTS BEGINNING GUITAR

Ages 13 & older

Learn the basics of reading music & playing chords on your guitar. Bring your guitar. 257361 Sept. 8-Oct. 27 • Sat., 11 a.m.-noon • Meadowood 258204 Sept. 9-Nov. 18 • Sun., 1-1:45 p.m. • Expo • $110 ($90 Resident)

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nature | discover aurora's nature All programs are free unless otherwise noted.

ADULT SUNSET STROLL

Enjoy an evening walk to look for wildlife as the sun sets. 257732 Sept. 6 • Thu., 7:15-8:15 p.m. • Quincy Reservoir

MORRISON NATURE CENTER ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Morrison Nature Center is 15 years old! Come celebrate this anniversary with us & enjoy complimentary cake & drinks. • Oct. 20 • Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. • Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch

TRICK-OR-TREAT NATURE TRAIL

BIRD WALK

Ages 8 & older

Join us for an early morning walk to look for songbirds, owls & more! 257983 Sept. 8 • Coal Creek Arena 257702 Oct. 13 • Confluence Open Space 257703 Nov. 10 • Quincy Reservoir • Sat., 8:30-10:30 a.m.

BEGINNING BIRD WATCHING

Ages 10 & older

Exploring nature is always a treat, but on this day it will be exceptionally fun! Stroll the Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail at Star K Ranch for booths, a scavenger hunt puzzle & lots of fun! Oct. 28 • Sun., 1-4 p.m. • Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch

iNATURALIST DROP-IN PROGRAM

Learn the basics of bird watching in this class. 257716 Sept. 15 • Sat., 8:30-10 a.m. • Senac Creek Nature Center @ Aurora Reservoir

Drop-in to learn how to use the iNaturalist app to share photos of what you are seeing in Aurora Open Space areas. • Sat., Sept. 15 1-3 p.m. • Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch

NATURE AT NIGHT

YOUTH

Explore nature after the sun goes down. Deer 257718 Sept. 21 • Fri., 6:45-7:45 p.m. Spooky Creatures Campfire 257719 Oct. 19 • Fri., 6:30-7:30 p.m. • Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch

HIKE WITH A RANGER

Ages 5 & older

Learn wildlife identification skills, & tips to make your hikes more memorable & enjoyable. For more information, call 303.326.8445. 257722 Sept. 29 257990 Oct. 13 • Sat., 4-5:30 p.m. • Pronghorn Natural Area

NATURE WALK

Ages 8 & older

Get to know what plants & wildlife can be found in Aurora's amazing open space areas. 257721 Oct. 20 • Sat., 9-11 a.m. • Confluence Open Space

FULL MOON HIKE

Walk the trails as the full moon rises to see who’s out at night. 257711 Oct. 24 • Wed., 6:15-7:15 p.m. • Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch

JR RANGERS

Ages 6-12

Learn about the plants & animals that call Star K Ranch home in these fun & educational classes. Nature Scavenger Hunt 257715 Sept. 9 Nature Journaling 257713 Oct. 14 Wild Turkeys 257714 Nov. 11 • Sun., 1:30-3 p.m. • Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch

STAR K KIDS

Ages 5 & younger

Discover Aurora's true nature through puppets, interactive activities & discovery time on the trail. • Every Thu., 9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. • Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch

PLAINS CONSERVATION CENTER 21901 E. Hampden Ave. • 303.326.8380 Programs at the Plains Conservation Center (PCC) can be found on the Denver Botanic Gardens website: BotanicGardens.org/ Plains-Conservation-Center.

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outdoor | recreation

HIKE For detailed information about hiking trips, see the Day Tripper newsletter or view

LUKE SKYWALKERS MEDIUM – THURSDAYS Dakota Ridge Trail 257041 Sept. 6

online at Auroragov.org/Recreation. Call

Elk Meadows 257042 Sept. 20

303.739.7950 to have on mailed to you.

Dawson Butte Ranch 257043 Sept. 27

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

Hidden Mesa Upper Trailhead 257044 Oct. 4 Rabbit Mountain 257045 Oct. 25

WALKER TEXAS RANGERS HARD – TUESDAYS

use permits from the USDA Forest Service.

Shelf Lake Trail 257030 Sept. 4

Arapahoe/Roosevelt, Pike & White River

Devil’s Head 257031 Sept. 11

National Forest. • All hikes leave from the ACAA at 7:15 a.m. & return at 5:30 p.m.

Horsethief Falls 257032 Sept. 18 Kenosha Pass 257033 Sept. 25

• $29 ($22 Resident)

Hermit Park 257034 Oct. 2

SOLE SURVIVORS

Moraine Park Loop 257035 Oct. 9

EASY – WEDNESDAYS Mitchell Creek Canyon 257046 Sept. 5

Mount Falcon 257047 Sept. 19

Coyote Song Trail 257048 Oct. 10

Cub Lake/The Pool 257036 Oct. 16 Ouzel Falls 257037 Oct. 23 Jewell Lake 257038 Oct. 30 Myers Homestead Trail 257039 Nov. 6 Golden Gate Bridge 257040 Nov. 13

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outdoor | recreation PICNIC GOLDEN GATE CANYON STATE PARK

HOMESCHOOL ARCHERY Ages 7-16

(Not suitable for participants in wheel

Learn all about Olympic archery in a fun

chair)

& safe environment. Proper shooting

257064 Sept. 16

technique & range etiquette are the focus

• Sun., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

of this progressive class designed for

• $59 ($45 Resident)

beginner/intermediate shooters to excel.

• Lunch included

257115 Sept. 4-25

PAINT MINES INTERPRETIVE PARK & HICKORY HOUSE PICNIC

257114 Oct. 2-23

(Not suitable for participants in wheel

257116 Nov. 6-27

• Tue., 1-2 p.m. • $65 ($50 Resident)

chair)

• Meadowood

257431 Oct. 13

• Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

JOAD ARCHERY

• $65 ($50 Resident)

Junior Olympic Archery Development

• Lunch Included

(JOAD) is a program of USA Archery

AURORA BIKE: PARK & ART TOUR

that teaches archery to young people,

Explore Aurora's parks & art via trail

provides great opportunities for awarding

system.

achievement & helps archers to enjoy the

257432 Sept. 7

sport recreationally or progress to the

257433 Oct. 12

excitement of competition! This beginner

• Fri., 2:30-4:30 p.m.

level class is designed for first time archers

• $7 ($5 Resident)

or beginners interested in learning this

• ACAA

great Olympic sport. Young archers will

• For more info, call 303.739.7957

learn about range safety, equipment care

GEOCACHING:

& the proper shooting techniques using

Treasure Hunt Colorado as we explore various regions of the front range Geocaching. Enjoy the great outdoors hiking to various geocaches. Registration fee covers escort and transportation. Please bring a sack lunch, water, comfortable clothing & hiking shoes. Golden, CO

Olympic recurve bows. All equipment is included! 257437 Sept. 4-25 257436 Oct. 2-23 257438 Nov. 6-27

• Tue., 4:10-5 p.m. • $65 ($50 Resident) • Meadowood

257061 Sept. 1

• Sat., 8 a.m.-2 p.m. • $20 ($15 Resident)

BICYCLE AURORA

Mystery Cache

Local cyclists will introduce

257063 Sept. 29

you to the regional bicycle trail system.

• Sat., 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

BicycleAurora.org

• $20 ($15 Resident)

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pottery | cultural arts Partially funded by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.

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

PARENT & CHILD Ages 5-9

Using basic techniques of handbuilding, you & your child can have fun creating clay objects together. One child per adult. 256503 Sept. 10-24 • Mon., 5 p.m.-6 p.m. • $46 ($35 Resident)

SPOOKY CRITTERS Ages 6-9

Create spooky inspired critters from clay and paint! Wear old clothes. 256504 Sept. 20-Oct. 4 Thu., 5-6 p.m. $31 ($24 Resident)

WINTER CREATIONS Ages 6-9

Create winter-themed holiday gifts from clay and paint! Wear old clothes. 256505 Oct. 25-Nov. 8 Thu., 5 p.m.-6 p.m. $31 ($24 Resident)

KIDS ON WHEELS Ages 10-15

This class gives older kids an opportunity to express themselves through the art of throwing on a potter’s wheel. The instructor will help students build an understanding of clay manipulation & glazing application. 256501 Sept. 4-Oct. 9 256502 Oct. 16-Nov. 20 Tue., 5-6:30 p.m. $57 ($44 Resident)

TEENS & ADULTS Ages 16 & older

(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 working with clay. Supply fee is $ 20-35. 256485 Sept. 4-Oct. 9 256486 Oct. 16-Nov. 20 • Tue., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 256481 Sept. 5-Oct. 10 256482 Oct. 17-Nov. 14* • Wed., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 256479 Sept. 6-Oct. 11 256480 Oct. 18-Nov. 15* • Thu., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 256483 Sept. 8-Oct. 6* 256484 Oct. 13-Nov. 17* • Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • $90 ($70 Resident) • $77 ($59 Resident)* • No class Nov. 3

SCULPTURE

Students learn to explore the visual art process through sculpture in creating unique three dimensional art in clay. 256697 Sept. 5-Oct. 10 256698 Oct. 17-Nov. 14* • Wed., 1-4 p.m. • $90 ($70 Resident) • $77 ($59 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. 256470 Sept. 10-Oct. 8* 256475 Oct. 15-Nov. 19* • Mon., 1-4 p.m. 256476 Sept. 10-Oct. 8* 256477 Oct. 15-Nov. 19* • Mon., 6:30-9:30 p.m. 256473 Sept. 4-Oct. 9 256474 Oct. 16-Nov. 20 • Tue., 9 a.m.-noon • $90 ($70 Resident) • $77 ($59 Resident)* • No class Nov. 12

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pottery | cultural arts INTERMEDIATE Students learn to refine their wheelthrowing technique, with emphasis on enhancing the thrown form, function & how to master their skills with their own creative style. Must have prior throwing experience, plus a basic knowledge of handbuilding is recommended. Instructor reserves the right to move students to another class if they do not meet experience requirements. 256700 Sept. 8-Oct. 6* 256701 Oct. 13-Nov. 17*

• Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

DATE NIGHT IN CLAY

• $77 ($59 Resident)*

Join us in the pottery studio for an evening

• No class Nov. 3

of hand building. Students will make one

ADVANCED POTTERY This class is for students who have mastered the basics of wheel throwing &

or two pieces that they can pick up after being fired.

wish to expand their technical skills. Learn

256702 Sept. 21

what you need to develop your own unique

256703 Nov. 16

style. Instructor reserves the right to move

• Fri., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

students to another class if they do not

• $59 ($45 Resident)

meet experience requirements. 256467 Sept. 6-Oct. 11

JIM CONNELL LECTURE WORKSHOP

256468 Oct. 18-Nov. 15*

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to

• Thu., 6:30-9:30 p.m.

experience Jim Connell’s unique techniques

• $90 ($70 Resident)

in ceramics. Jim will throw a selection of

• $77 ($59 Resident)*

forms & demonstrate a variety of carving

HANDBUILDING Find your inner creativity through the aspects of pinch, coil & soft slab construction. All levels of experience

& faceting techniques while exploring a range of tools used through historical & contemporary applications. Jim will also

welcome.

explain his glazing & finishing methods.

256492 Sept. 4-Oct. 9

Two day lecture with 15 minute breaks

256493 Oct. 16-Nov. 20

included. No discounts.

• Tue., 1-4 p.m.

256704 Nov. 3 & 4

256494 Sept. 5-Oct. 10

• Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

256495 Oct. 17-Nov. 14*

• $112 ($92 Resident)

• Wed., 1-4 p.m. • $90 ($70 Resident) • $77 ($59 Resident)*

TOTEM POLE Create a decorative stoneware totem for the garden or the house. Clay experience required. 8-week course. 256507 Sep. 8-Oct. 27

• Sat., 1:15-4:15 p.m.

AURORA POTTERS’ GUILD FALL POTTERY SALE 2018 Nov. 2, noon-8 p.m. Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ecotech Institute, 1400 S. Abilene St. Aurora, CO 80012

• $140 ($120 Resident)

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preschool | explore, play, learn CITY OF AURORA PRESCHOOL CLASSES A STATE OF COLORADO LICENSED PROGRAM

August 27, 2018 through week of May 20, 2019. Once enrolled, your child remains in the program if tuition payment is received by the 20th of preceding month. Enrollment packet consisting of a physical, immunization & emergency form will be mailed or emailed. These forms are due prior to the first day of school & can be found on our website @ AuroraGov.org/Preschool. Register by calling the location you are interested in attending. 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

TODDLING TOTS

Age 2½ by 8/27/18

MEADOWOOD ● T/TH, 8:30-10 a.m. ● T/TH, 10:30 a.m.-noon VILLAGE GREEN ● T/TH, 8:30-10:30 a.m. ● M/W, 8:30-10:30 a.m. ● M-TH, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

TINY TOTS

Entering Kindergarten 8/19 Age 4

KINDERKIDS

MONTHLY PRICES FOR CLASSES

by 10/1/18

$47 ($36 Res.) 1x wk./1½ hrs. $92 ($72 Res.) 2x wk./1½ hrs.

LOWRY ●

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

$129 ($109 Res.) 3x wk./1½ hrs.

M-TH, 8:45-11:30 a.m.

$87 ($67 Res.) 1x wk./2¾ hrs.

Fri., 8:45-11:30 a.m.

$117 ($97 Res.) 2x wk./2 hrs.

Age 3 by 10/1/18

MEADOWOOD

$141 ($121 Res.) 2x wk./2½ hrs.

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

● T/TH, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

$153 ($133 Res.) 2x wk./2¾ hrs.

● T/TH, 12-3 p.m.

$165 ($145 Res.) 2x wk./3 hrs.

MEADOWOOD ● T/TH, 8:45-11:15 a.m. ● T/TH, 12-2:30 p.m. ● M/W/F, 8:45-11:15 a.m. ● M-F, 8:45-11:15 a.m. ● M-F, 12-2:30 p.m. ● M/W/F, 12-2:30 p.m.

M/W/F, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

$165 ($145 Res.) 3x wk./2 hrs.

M/W/F, 12-3 p.m.

$202 ($182 Res.) 3x wk./2½ hrs.

M/W/F, 8:45-11:45 a.m.

$220 ($200 Res.) 3x wk./2¾ hrs.

M-F, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

$238 ($218 Res.) 3x wk./3 hrs.

M-F, 12-3 p.m.

$213 ($193 Res.) 4x wk./2 hrs.

SUMMER VALLEY

$262 ($242 Res.) 4x wk./2½ hr

SUMMER VALLEY ● M-TH, 8:15-11 a.m. VILLAGE GREEN ● M/W/F, 8:30-11 a.m. ● T/TH, 8:30-11 a.m. ● M-F, 8:30-11 a.m. Please call the preschool program of interest for additional options.

M-TH, 8:15-11 a.m.

VILLAGE GREEN

$311 ($291 Res.) 4x wk./3 hrs.

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

$262 ($242 Res.) 5x wk./2 hrs.

T/TH, 8:15-11:15 a.m.

$323 ($303 Res.) 5x wk./2½ hrs.

M-F, 8:15-11:15 a.m.

$383 ($363 Res.) 5x wk./3 hrs.

BECK PRESCHOOL Custom class scheduling available. Families choose a set schedule for the school year (based upon availability). Ex: M/T/W or TH/F. All prices listed are monthly rates for one weekly class day. Multiply the amount per days to get the monthly rate. Example: $81 ($61 Res) 3x/week = $203 ($183 Res).

$287 ($267 Res.) 4x wk./2¾ hrs.

TINY TOTS

(Age 3 by 10/1/18)

9-11:30 a.m. • Available Mon-Fri (you choose the scheduled days for attendance) ● $81 ($61 Res) 1x wk/2½ hrs.

KINDERKIDS

Entering Kindergarten 8/19 (Age 4 by 10/1/18)

8:30-11:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., or 12:30-3 p.m. • Available Mon-Fri (you choose the scheduled days for attendance) ● $81 ($61 Res) 1x wk/2½ hrs. (p.m. class) ● $93 ($73 Res) 1x wk/3 hrs. (a.m. class) ● $175 ($155 Res) 1x wk/6½ hrs. (full day class)

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preschool | seniors BECK PRESCHOOL EARLY DROP OFF OPTIONS 2018-2019

Early drop off begins at 7:30 a.m. Monthly Rates: (Set schedule for early drop off) Classes beginning at 8:30 a.m. ● $33 ($25 Res.) 1x wk./1hr. Classes beginning at 9 a.m. ● $48 ($37 Res.) 1x wk./1.5hrs. DAILY rates for drop-in: (Drop-in must be scheduled in advanced & based upon availability) Classes beginning at 8:30 a.m. ● $13 ($10 Res.) Classes beginning at 9 a.m. ● $16 ($12 Res.)

MEADOWOOD PRESCHOOL PARENT/TOT ADVENTURES

Ages 18-36 mos. by 10/1/18

• Classes start Sept. 6 • Thu., 1-2 p.m. • No class Oct. 18 or Nov. 22

CONTINUOUS PER MONTH

$47 ($36 Resident)

TUESDAY ADVENTURES

Ages 3-6 (child attends only)

• 12:30-2:30 p.m. • $51 ($39 Resident) per month Children will enjoy themed crafts, creative projects & time for free choice activities. Please send your child with a full change of clothes in a backpack, a light snack & water bottle. A complete registration packet including a health appraisal, immunization records & an emergency/ authorization form must be submitted before the first day of class. These forms are available for download on our website AuroraGov.org/Preschool or at the Meadowood front desk.

DINO-VENTURES

Make incredible discoveries during our dinosaur dig, identify different types of dinosaurs with Dino BINGO & witness a delightful surprise at the end of our dinosaur journey. Your little paleontologists won’t want to miss this! Sept. 4, 11, 18

PUMPKIN PATCH

Decorating our own pumpkins, practicing math skills with pumpkin seeds, creating with pumpkin playdough & making fun crafts, we will definitely be in the Halloween spirit! Oct. 2, 9, 23

THANKSGIVING WITH OUR 5 SENSES

Touch the bumpy gourds, hear the crunchy fall leaves, taste the yummy pumpkin pie, see the beautiful fall colors & smell the spices used for baking. In preparation for Thanksgiving we will be learning all about our 5 senses. Nov. 6, 13, 20

WELCOME COFFEE

Enjoy refreshments while learning about the programs offered at the Aurora Center for Active Adults. 256783 Sept. 28 • Fri., 9:30-11 a.m.

FALL QUILT SALE

Beautiful homemade quilts made by talented members of the ACAA Quilting Bee volunteer group. Proceeds benefit special projects at the ACAA. For more information, call 303.739.7950. • Thu., Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. • Fri., Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. • Sat., Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

COFFEE WITH A COP

Join the Resource Officer for Aurora, Jim Seneca, for a cup of “joe”. Learn valuable safety tips & the latest on crimes targeting older adults in the area. 256982 Oct. 24 • Wed., 10-11 a.m. • No fee, registration required.

ALZHIEMER’S EDUCATION Health The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives one a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies & plan for the future. This workshop will cover various ways to receive assistance in dealing with the disease. 256776 Oct. 4 • Thu., 10-11:30 a.m. • Free, pre-registration required. • ACAA

INAUGURAL AURORA SENIOR FORUM

A partnership between the Aurora Commission for Seniors, Aurora Health Access & ACAA brings you an event benefiting seniors, caregivers of seniors, children caring for parents & grandparents. Speak with someone about transportation needs, housing, healthcare, legislation affecting seniors, dental care, vision care, elder abuse, your rights & more. Box lunch will provided & a chance to win a door prize! • Thu., Oct. 18 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. • ACAA • No Registration Required

MEDICARE BENEFITS

Attend a class conducted by State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) counselors, who provide information, counseling & enrollment assistance to people with Medicare. SHIP counselors are certified to answer your Medicare-related questions. Medicare 101 256782 Sept. 13 • Thu., 10-11:30 a.m. Medicaid & the Transition to Medicare 256780 Oct. 11 • Thu., 10-11:30 a.m. Medicare 101 256781 Nov. 1 • Thu., 1-2:30 p.m. • Free, pre-registration required. • ACAA

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senior | services CARFIT

RED HAT CRAFTERS

Trained technicians from the ROAD Program sponsored by CDOT will conduct FREE CarFit checkups, designed to give you hands-on experience to help you feel more comfortable, fit-well in your car & stay in control behind the wheel so you can drive longer & safer. CarFit checkups will be held in the parking lot of the Aurora Center for Active Adults. 256778 Sept. 14 • Fri., 2 p.m. • Free, pre-registration required. • ACAA

Join this group to knit or crochet articles to be distributed to children at various medical centers. • Every Tue., 9-11 a.m.

WILLS, TRUSTS & POWER OF ATTORNEY

AARP – Safe Driving Course • Sept. 7, Oct.5, Nov. 2 • Fri., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. • 1.888.227.7669/ register

Find out what you need to know. Lots of time for questions & answers! Presented by Wayne Stewart & Chris Gordon, Elder Law Attorney. 256785 Sept. 12 256786 Oct. 10 256787 Nov. 14 • Wed., 10 a.m.-noon • $7 ($5 Resident) • ACAA

SOCIAL SECURITY

Join the Social Security Administration Public Affairs Specialist for an informal session on social security benefits. Program set to include information on the application progress including availability of online services & other topics. 257426 Oct. 25 • Thu., 10-11:30 a.m. • Free, pre-registration required. • ACAA

QUILT BEE VOLUNTEERS

Beautiful, handmade quilts are made by the talented members of the ACAA Quilting Bee & are available for purchase year round. Special orders are accepted. • Every Wed., 12:30-3 p.m. • ACAA

SENIORS ‘88

Come 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

SENIORS 88 FALL SHOW

Remember when...30 years of Seniors ‘88. Celebrating magical music memories • Nov. 9 @ 7 p.m. • Nov. 10 @ 4 p.m. • Nov. 11 @ 2 p.m. • Heather Gardens Theatre

WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP

Come, join other writers dedicated to supporting, encouraging, & helping each other reach their writing goals. • Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16 • Fri., 1-3 p.m.

ACTIVE OLDER ADULT RECOURCES

Commodities Rocky Mountain Food Bank • 1st Tue. of month, 9-11 a.m. • 720.473.6323 Family Caregiver Support Group • 2nd Fri., 1:30-3:30 p.m. • Morning Star Adult Day Program • 303.326.8323/register Low Vision Support Colorado Council of the Blind • Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19 • Mon., 10 a.m. • 303.831.0117/info Medicare Counseling by S.H.I.P. DRCOG will help sort out Medicare questions. • 303.480.6835; drcog.org/ship

MORNING STAR ADULT DAY PROGRAM

Socialization & recreational opportunities for individuals over 55 with memory loss. • Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. • For a free trial visit, call 303.326.8320

CITIZEN’S POLICE ACADEMY

The Citizen’s Police Academy provides citizens with hands-on knowledge, experience & understanding of what it means to be a law enforcement officer. • Aug. 6-Nov. 19 • Mon., 1-3 p.m. • 303.739.6346/register

SENIOR RESOURCES

This service connects seniors to needed resources. Call Senior Solutions at 303.426.4408 VOA Lunch Program Hot meals served to seniors 60 & older by the Volunteers of America. • Mon.-Thu. • Meals served at 11:45 a.m. • Donations requested VNA Health Clinics • Sept. 10 & 24, Oct. 8 & 22, Nov. 12 & 26 • Mon., 9 a.m.,-noon • To schedule an appointment, call VNA, 303.698.6496

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sports | adults For a complete listings of our league offerings or to register, visit AuroraGov. org/AdultSports.

ADULT SPORTS LEAGUES Ages 16 & older

All work & no play is no fun! Get your team together, pick a league & come join the fun. You can place a deposit when registering, but league fees should be paid the Friday before league play starts.

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

FALL SOFTBALL

There is still time to have fun with your friends playing softball in Aurora. Team representative must attend the league manager meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 29 at the Aurora Municipal Center, Council Chamber. (Fields subject to change.) • Sun.-Fri. nights • Sept. 4-Nov. 4 • Registration deadline: Aug. 17 • Team Fee: $460/team (7 games/single elim.) • All games played at Olympic Park

LEVELS: D Level Competitive teams with experienced players that play league & tournaments. Team participates for 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 experienced players with some inexperienced players. Team participates for fun & good competition, sometimes you win & sometime you lose. HOME RUN LIMIT – 1 per game. Rec Level Leisure teams with inexperienced players or first time teams. Team participates for fun & enjoyment, not overly-concerned with results. HOME RUN LIMIT – 0 per game. COED D 257096– Thu. 257082– Fri. COED E 257087– Sun. 257086– Mon. 257403– Wed. 257085– Thu. 257084 – Fri. COED REC 257093– Sun. 257092– Mon. 257094– Tue. MEN'S D 257404– Tue. 257097– Wed.

MEN'S E+ 257107– Mon. 257108– Tue. 257106– Wed. 257105– Thu. 257104– Fri. MEN'S E 257100– 257099– 257101– 257102–

Sun. Mon. Tue. Fri.

MEN'S REC 257111– Sun. 257110– Thu. WOMEN’S D 257112– Wed.

FALL VOLLEYBALL

Looking for something new to get involved in? Our volleyball program is now offering: Women’s B/BB * Coed Rec * Coed B/BB levels of competition. All leagues have a minimum 10 match season to include an endof-season double elimination tournament. Rec: Leisure teams with less experienced & inexperienced players. The team participates 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. For example a team might want to run a 6-2 or a 5-1 offense. Pass, set, hit! Team participates for good competition, winning is fun & losing means the other team got lucky. • Aug. 27-Nov. 28 • Mon., Tue., Wed. nights • Registration deadline: Aug. 20 • Team Fees: $225/team (10 matches) 257133 Coed B/BB – Mon. 257137 Coed Rec – Mon. 257138 Coed Rec – Wed. 257140 Women's B/BB – Tue.

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sports | adults FALL KICKBALL Get your friends off the couch and play the game you did when you were a kid. All leagues are Coed. Team representative must attend the league manager meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Aug 28 at the Aurora Municipal Center, Fletcher Room. COED 257081 Sept. 5-Oct. 31

• Wed. nights • Registration deadline: Aug. 17 • Team Fees $325/team (8 games/Single Elim.)

NEW!!! ADULT FALL SOCCER Ages 18 & older

Ready to join the NEW City of Aurora CoEd Rec soccer league? Come experience friendly competition & play on the premier synthetic turf fields in the metro-area. Games will be played on Mondays at the Aurora Sports Park. This 11v11 Coed league will be an 8 game season with single elimination playoff & each team consists of 11 players (7 men and 4 women). 257739 Aug. 20-Oct. 29

• Registration deadline: Aug. 10

SPORTS OFFICIALS NEEDED!

Do you have officiating experience? Would you like to use your love for sports & learn to be a sports official? Our officials are independent contractors. We have clinics that cover rules, mechanics, game management, policies and procedures. Call 303.326.8700 to join a great sports officiating crew! Visit TeamSideLine.com/Aurora to find schedules, rules and other league information.

FALLOWEEN FALL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Play in our spooky good time tournament open to all teams! Be prepared for “tricks and treats”. Costume type uniforms are optional. Register according to our playing levels. MEN’S E 257079 Oct. 27 COED E 257078 Oct. 28 • Registration deadline: Oct. 22 • Team Fee: $275/team (Double elimination)

• Team Fee: $750/team

RACQUETBALL & TENNIS

NEW!!! FENCING

Racquetball Challenge Monday Night at the Beck Center

Ages 18 & older

Discover the exciting Olympic sport of Fencing! 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 & self-discipline in a safe & fun environment. 257373 Sept. 5-Oct. 24 257374 Nov. 7-Dec. 19 (No class Nov. 21)*

• Wed., 7-8 p.m. • $160 (Sept.-Oct.) • $120* (Nov.-Dec.) • Beck

WINTER VOLLEYBALL The ball goes over the net & then back again! League play begins Nov. 27. • Nov. 27-Feb. 7 • Mon., Tue., Wed. • Registration deadline: Nov. 21 • Team Fee: $225/team (10 matches)

Ages 16 & older

Starting at 6:30 p.m. No registration required Cost: Drop in fee or membership

RACQUETBALL LESSONS AT THE BECK CENTER

Ages 5 & Older

Call 303.739.6889 to register PRIVATE LESSONS • $30 per hour

BADMINTON

Ages 12 & older

Come play with other badminton enthusiasts! Bring your own racquet. Birds are provided. 257124 Sept. 257123 Oct. 257122 Nov. • M/F, 8-11:50 a.m. 257127 Sept. 257126 Oct. 257125 Nov. (no class on Nov. 22) • T/TH, 6-8:50 p.m. • Beck • $18 ($15 Resident)

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sports | tennis YOUTH BADMINTON CLUB Ages 7-21 for all skill levels

257129 Sept. 4-Nov. 29 A Team for the expert player. Improve footwork, strategy & court positioning. B Team for the advanced player. Perfect your rallying skills. C Team for beginners new to the game. Learn rules, serving & racquet grip. • T/TH, 4-5:30 p.m. • $98 • Beck • No class Nov. 22

PRIVATE LESSON/SEMI PRIVATE/ GROUP LESSONS

One-on-one, semi-private or custom group instruction with the instructor of your choice! Contact 303.326.8700 to make a reservation. • $40 (Private), $60 (Semi-Private), (3-6 group just $15 person)

TENNIS LOCATIONS/COURT RESERVATIONS

Residents & non-residents must purchase a tennis key in order to use & play on city courts. Courts are locked in order to prevent & deter vandalism. Play is limited to 1 hour. To reserve additional court time & make a permanent reservation, call 303.326.8700. $5 an hour for up to 3 hours per day. (All locked) Keys available for purchase $5 at Expo, Meadowood, Utah Pool or Village Green Registration Offices. *Denotes courts equipped with tennis lines for ages 10 & under. Aqua Vista Park* 18700 E. Wagontrail Cr. Del Mar Park (lighted) 12000 E. 6th Ave. Expo Park (lighted) 10955 E. Exposition Ave. Havana Heights Park* 10901 E. Warren Ave. Horizon Middle School 3981 S. Reservoir Rd. La Parquita Park (lighted) 404 S. Mission Pkwy Meadow Hills Park* 3609 S. Dawson St. Meadowood Park (lighted) 3054 S. Laredo St. Pheasant Run Park (lighted) 14971 E. Pheasant Run Parkway Sunrise Park 2960 S. Genoa Way Utah Park (lighted)* 1800 S. Peoria St. Village Green Park* 1300 S. Chambers Cr.

RACQUET STRINGING

Have your racquet restrung & get back in the game. Best pricing options in town! Full stringing options available from Synthetic, Polyester & Hybrids options available. Did you know it’s recommended you restring your racquet every 6-12 hours of play for optimal play from your racket? Also, using different strings/tension, can reduce elbow pain, increase control & spin, resulting in better performance! Contact your instructor or the sports office, to drop off your racquet. Payment is made to the sports office. $12 w/string, $20-$30 w/out string.

PICKLEBALL Ages 18 & older

SEPTEMBER HEAT WAVE TOURNAMENT

Join us for round robin style pickleball tournament. Broken up by skill levels of 2.0-4.0 (Beg. Int. Adv.) Ladies, Men’s & Coed divisions. Must register with a partner & team name. 257450 Sept. 8 • Crestridge Park • $35/team fee

ADULT SLAM PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT

Join us for round robin style pickleball tournament. Broken up by skill levels of 2.0-4.0 (Beg. Int. Adv.) Ladies, Men's & Coed divisions. Must register with a partner & team name. 257452 Sept. 29 • Crestridge Park • $35

COBWEB PICKLEBALL CLASSIC TOURNAMENT

Signup for this season-ending tournament. Register with a partner & team name. Broken up by skill levels of 2.0-4.0 (Beg. Int. Adv.) Ladies, Men’s & Coed divisions. 257451 Oct. 13 • Crestridge Park • $35

DOUBLES FALL LADDER

Bump & move up the ladder. Register & receive the contact information of other players of your ability level. Matches played according to your schedule! Teams contact one another to setup matches. 258170 Sept. 2-30 258171 Oct. 7-28 • $20

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sports | tennis AURORA PICKLEBALL CLUB

FRIDAY NIGHT PICKLEBALL CLUB

Play organized Pickleball for 4 hours.

Ages 18 & older

Beginner @ CRESTRIDGE PARK 257445 Sept. 5-28 257444 Oct. 1-29 258198 Nov. 5-28

Join this social pickleball club! Beginners, intermediate & advanced players welcome. Play is divided amongst ability level. 257463 Sept. 7-28 257462 Oct. 5-26 • Fri., 5:30-7:30 p.m. • Crestridge Park • $20

Int./Advanced @ HIGHLAND HOLLOWS Int./Advanced players play organized Pickleball for 4 hours. Drop in fee $5, pay at Meadowood Rec Center or call 303.326.8700. 257449 Sept. 5-28 257448 Oct. 1-29 257447 Nov. 5-28 • M/W, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. • $20/month or save $10 for all 3 • Drop-in fee $5

DROP-IN & PLAY PICKLEBALL

Ages 18 & older

Drop in & play pickleball. 257454 Sept. 4-27 257455 Oct. 2-25 • T/TH, 9-11 a.m. • Crestridge Park Int./Advanced 257457 Sept. 4-27 257458 Oct. 2-25 • T/TH, 9-11 a.m. • Highland Hollows Park Beg./Intermediate 257459 Nov. 1-29 • T/TH, 9-11 a.m. • Meadowood

FALL PICKLEBALL LEAGUE

Format will be round robin play per week. Register as a team. Beginner 257465 Sept. 4-Oct. 23 • Tue., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Int./Advanced 257466 Sept. 6-Oct. 25 • Thu., 5:30-7:30 p.m. • $60/team • Crestridge Park

EXPO PARK DISC GOLF FALL CLASSIC SCRAMBLE TOURNAMENT PARK

Ages 16 & older

• Participants younger than 16 must enroll with parent or guardian consent. Teams will take turns competing in the inaugural Fall Classic Expo Park Scramble Tournament. All teams will complete 18 disc golf holes & the teams with the lowest score will win a prize & trophy. Teams will meet at Expo Recreation Center. 257427 Oct. 6 • Sat., noon-3 p.m. • $20 per team • Expo Park

ADULT TENNIS Ages 18 & older

FRIDAY TENNIS CLUB

Players of all ability levels learn mechanics, fundamentals, paly games & drills, then play sets. A true social atmosphere & club. NTRP not required. 258101 Sept. 7 258096 Oct. 5 258102 Sept. 14 258097 Oct. 12 258103 Sept. 21 258098 Oct. 19 258104 Sept. 28 258099 Oct. 26 • Fri., 9-11 a.m. 258107 Nov. 2 258109 Nov. 16 258108 Nov. 9 258110 Nov. 30 • Fri., 10 a.m.-noon • $15 ($13 if you sign up for 3 or more in advance) • Meadow Hills

ADULT FRIDAY NIGHT TENNIS SOCIAL

Come join the city of Aurora Friday Night Tennis Socials. Are you looking for a fun time playing tennis, doing drills & games; while meeting new people or hanging out amongst friends? Sign up for the best time on & off the tennis court. Players will play singles, doubles & do drills & games provided by tennis instructors. Players may also bring their own food & non-alcoholic drink of their choice. 258128 Sept. 21 258130 Oct. 19 • Fri., 6-9 p.m. • $15 • Utah

TENNIS LEAGUES AURORA FALL LEAGUES

Sign up for the Aurora Fall League. This is an in-house league & continuation of the ending USTA season. League runs Sept. 4-Oct. 31. Guaranteed 8 matches. Register for Singles &/or Doubles. Doubles, you may register with or without a partner. • Utah Park • Singles cost is $75/player • Doubles cost is $55/player • Women’s/Men’s 2.5/4.5+ Wed., 6 p.m. • Women’s/Men’s 3.0 Mon., 6 p.m. • Women’s/Men’s 3.5 Thu., 6 p.m. • Women’s/Men’s 4.0 Tue., 6 p.m.

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sports | tennis AURORA WOMENS & MENS FALL LEAGUES 2.5-4.5+

• Sept. 4-Oct. 31

AURORA MIXED DOUBLES FALL LEAGUES: 2.5-4.5+

• Sept. 4-Oct. 31

CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Join us for the inaugural city of Aurora Championships. This is a non-USTA event. Women's & men’s divisions that are open to all 2.5-5.0+ Players. Singles, Doubles & Mixed entries available. See who is King & Queen for the city of Aurora. • Singles: $35 for first entry & $30 for additional • Doubles: $30 for first entry & $25 for second. • Oct. 12, 13, 14 • Registration deadline: Oct. 10

UTAH PARK Session 1: Sept. 4-27 Session 2: Oct. 2-26 Session 3: Nov. 5-30

ADULT NTRP DRILLS 2.5-4.5+

United States Tennis Association (USTA) utilizes the NTRP Rating Categories to place like skill levels together. The city of Aurora will also use these categories for lessons, drills & other activities. • $60 ($50 Resident) $45 ($38 Resident)* • No class Sept. 3 or Nov. 22 • Utah Park 2.5/3.0 1 2 3 Mon., 9-10:30 a.m. 257810* 257811 257812 3.5 Tue., 9-10:30 a.m. Wed., 6-7:30 p.m.

257813 258063

257814 258064

257815 258065

4.0+ Mon., 7:30-9 p.m. Thu., 9-10:30 a.m.

258066* 257816

258067 257817

258068 258062

ADULT NTRP DRILL & PLAY 2.5-4.5+

Join us for fun drills, games & live ball play where the first half of class is spent working on a specific stroke or strategy. The second half is spent using the new concept in actual match play. • $72 ($60 Resident) • Utah Park 2.5/3.0 Wed., 9-11 a.m.

1 258070

2 258071

3 258072

3.5 Tue., 6-8 p.m.

258075

258076

258077

4.0+ Tue., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

258078

258079

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ADULT TENNIS LESSONS

Ages 18 & older

Tennis lessons for those who have never played or just started to play. • No class Nov. 22 • $48 ($40 Resident) Thu., 6-7 p.m. 257760 257761

257762

ADULT TENNIS - BEGINNER ADVANCED LESSONS

Beginning players who have played & can demonstrate some basic rallying & serving. Players will develop in playing points, serve, return & improve consistency. Thu., 7-8 p.m. 257750 257751 257752

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sports | tennis LIVE BALL TENNIS

Join us for fun this NEW craze in the world of tennis: live drills, games, play in a fun intense workout. All games, drills & play are focused on players moving at all times. This is a combination of a cardio, drill & match play workout. • Sept. 9-30 • $72 ($60 Resident) • No class Nov. 22 2.5-3.5 Thu., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sun., 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

258084 258089

258085 258090

258088 258091

4.0+ Sun., 9-11 a.m.

258092

258093

258094

MENS DAY DRILL & PLAY

Guys, come out for some competitive drills & play for singles & doubles players. NTRP rating of 3.0-4.5, play based on rating. • $15/day • Fri., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 258112 Sept. 7 258118 Oct. 5 258123 Nov. 2 258113 Sept. 14 258119 Oct. 12 258124 Nov. 9 258114 Sept. 21 258120 Oct. 19 258125 Nov. 16 258115 Sept. 28 258121 Oct. 26 258126 Nov. 3

10 & UNDER TENNIS PROGRAMS

Session 1: Sept. 4-27, No class Sept. 23 Session 2: Oct. 2-25 Session 3: Nov. 6-29, No class Nov. 27 1

2

3

COURT ENFORCER BEG LEVEL 2 ORANGE BALL • Ages 7-10 • $80 ($72 Resident) • $70 ($63 Resident)* Level 2 players must be able to demonstrate a rally of 4 or more shots, ability to make a serve & play points. T/TH, 5-6 p.m. 257782 257783 257784* COURT ENFORCER INT/ADVANCED ORANGE BALL • $60 ($50 Resident)* Level 2 players must be able to demonstrate a rally of 4 or more shots, ability to make a serve & play points. These players lack consistent rallying, struggle with court positioning & keeping the ball in play. Sat., 10:30 a.m.-noon 258145 258146 258147 JUNIOR ACER BEGINNER LEVEL 1 & 2 GREEN BALL • Ages 10-12 • $60 ($50 Resident)* Sat., noon-1:30 p.m. 257793 257794 257798 JUNIOR ACER BEG LEVEL 2 GREEN BALL • $110 ($96 Resident) • $96 ($84 Resident)* Level 2 players must be able to demonstrate a rally of 4 or more shots, ability to make a serve & play points. T/TH, 6-7:30 p.m. 257795 257796 257797* JUNIOR ACER INT/ADVANCED GREEN BALL • $60 ($50 Resident) Intermediate players must be able to demonstrate a rally of 6 or more shots, can control speed of shots, serves are consistent & have played matches. Sat., 9-10:30 a.m. 258149 258150 258154 HIGH SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT BEGINNER • Ages 13-17 • $60 ($50 Resident) New tennis players will focus on ground stroke fundamentals, serve & rallying; development of agility, balance & coordination will be a focus. Wed., 7:30-9 p.m. 258167 258168 258161 HIGH SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT INT/JUNIOR VARSITY • Ages 13-17 • $60 ($50 Resident) • $53 ($44 Resident)* Intermediate players must be able to demonstrate a rally of 6 or more shots, can control speed of shots, serves are consistent & have played matches. Mon., 7:30-9 p.m. 258159* 258160 258166 Sat., noon-1:30 p.m. 258163 258164 258165

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sports | tennis MEADOWOOD ADULT TENNIS

Ages 18 & older

• $48 ($40 Resident) Session 1: Sept. 4-27, No class Sept. 3 Session 2: Oct. 2-26 Session 3: Nov. 5-30, No class Nov. 22 ADULT TENNIS LESSONS 1 2 Tennis lessons for those who have never played or just started to play. Sat., 9-10 a.m. 257757 257758

3 257759

ADULT TENNIS - BEGINNER ADVANCED LESSONS Beginning players who have played & can demonstrate some basic rallying and serving. Players will develop in playing points, serve, return & improve consistency. Sat., 10-11 a.m. 257744 257745 257746 10 & UNDER TENNIS PROGRAM Session 1: Sept. 4-27, No class Sept. 3 Session 2: Oct. 2-25 Session 3: Nov. 6-29, No class Nov. 22 NEW KIDS ON THE COURT BEG LEVEL 1 RED BALL • Ages 4-5 • $80 ($72 Resident) • $70 ($63 Resident)* • $39 ($30 Resident)** USTA Red Ball program. Red Level 1 is our first development class for new to tennis players just starting out in our 10 & under program. Mon./Wed., 4-5 p.m. 257800* 258134 258135 Sat., 9-10 a.m.** 257801 258136 258137* NEW KIDS ON THE COURT BEG LEVEL 2 RED BALL • Ages 4-5 • $39 ($30 Resident) Level 2 players must be able to demonstrate a rally of 4 or more shots, ability to make a serve & play points. Sat., 10-11 a.m. 258138 258139 258140 COURT ENFORCER BEG LEVEL 1 ORANGE BALL • Ages 7-10 • $80 ($72 Resident) $70 ($63 Resident) USTA Orange Ball program. New tennis players will use the 60 ft. court & orange balls. Level 1 will focus on ground stroke fundamentals, learning to serve; agility, balance, coordination. T/TH, 5-6 p.m. 257764 257766 257769* COURT ENFORCER BEG LEVEL 1 & 2 ORANGE BALL • Ages 7-10 • $47 ($36 Resident) Sat., 11 a.m.-noon 257765 257767 257768 COURT ENFORCER INT/ADVANCED ORANGE BALL • Ages 7-10 • $110 ($96 Resident) • $96 ($84 Resident)* Intermediate & Advanced players must be able to demonstrate a rally of 6 or more shots, serves are consistent & have played matches. T/TH, 4:30-6 p.m. 258142 258143 258144*

JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT JUNIOR ACER BEGINNER LEVEL 1 GREEN BALL • Ages 10-12 • $110 ($96 Resident) $96 ($84 Resident)* USTA Green ball program. New tennis players will use the green balls on the regular court. Level 1 will focus on ground stroke fundamentals, serve & rallying; development of agility, balance & coordination will be a focus. T/TH, 6-7:30 p.m. 257786 257788 257791* JUNIOR ACER BEGINNER LEVEL 1 & 2 GREEN BALL • Ages 10-12 Sat., noon-1:30 p.m. 257787 257789

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JUNIOR ACER INT/ADVANCED GREEN BALL • Ages 10-12 • $60 ($50 Resident) $53 ($44 Resident) Intermediate players must be able to demonstrate a rally of 6 or more shots, can control speed of shots, serves are consistent & have played matches. M/W, 6-7 p.m. 258151* 258152 258153 HIGH SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT BEGINNER • Ages 13-17 • $60 ($50 Resident) New tennis players will focus on ground stroke fundamentals, serve & rallying; development of agility, balance & coordination will be a focus. Sat., 1:30-3 p.m. 258156 258157 258158 HIGH SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT INT/JUNIOR VARSITY • Ages 13-17 • $60 ($50 Resident) Intermediate players must be able to demonstrate a rally of 6 or more shots, can control speed of shots, serves are consistent & have played matches. Sat., noon-1:30 p.m. 258163 258164 258165

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sports | youth sports REGISTRATION PROCEDURES Call: 303.326.8700 Online: AuroraGov.org/YouthSports In Person: 15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Ste. 1900 ● We 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.

YOUTH SPORTS FALL CLASSES

Special Registration Day: Sat., July 28 10 a.m.-1 p.m. @ Olympic Park. Register for all city youth sports leagues. Discounts on equipment.

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.

FENCING Ages 8-18

HOT SHOT LIL STARS

Discover the exciting Olympic sport

Ages 3-5 with parent

of Fencing! This program includes an

Boys & Girls. Mom or dad, learn how to teach your little one the fundamentals of soccer, basketball & t-ball in these great parent/child classes! No equipment needed. Fee includes T-shirt. Bring water bottle. Aug. 18-Sept. 29 (No class Sept. 1) 256263 9-9:45 a.m. 256264 10-10:45 a.m.

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 & self-discipline in a safe & fun

Oct. 13-Nov. 17 256260 9-9:45 a.m. 256260 10-10:45 a.m. • $52 ($40 Resident) • Falcon Creek Middle School

environment.

LIL SPIKES VOLLEYBALL

• Wed., 5-6 p.m.

Ages 4-7

Girls & Boys. Learn the fundamentals of volleyball while having fun! This instructional class meets once a week for 4 weeks to practice all of the volleyball basics. Fee includes T-shirt. Wear shorts or sweats & athletic shoes. 256270 Oct. 1-29 (No class Oct. 15) 256271 Nov. 5-26 • Mon., 6:15-7:15 p.m. • $39 ($30 Resident) • Horizon Middle School

Beginner 257320 Sept. 5-Oct. 24 257321 Nov. 7-Dec. 19 (No class Nov. 21)*

• $160 (Sept.-Oct.) • $120 (Nov.-Dec.) Intermediate 257322 Sept. 5-Oct. 24 257323 Nov. 7-Dec. 19 (No class Nov. 21)*

• Wed., 6-7 p.m. • $160 (Sept.-Oct.) • $120 (Nov.-Dec.) • Beck

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sports | youth sports AURORA WRESTLING CLUB Practice on Monday/Wednesday evenings with meets (Not included in registration cost) on various Sundays throughout the winter. Wrestling singlet recommended but not required. Ask about our great prices on wrestling gear through Play It Again Sports! 8U 258188 Nov. 5-Feb. 13 • M/W, 6-7 p.m. 14U 258187 Nov. 5-Feb. 13 • M/W, 7-8 p.m. • $130 ($120 Resident) • Overland H.S.

YOUTH SPORTS FALL LEAGUES FALL T-BALL LEAGUE Ages 4 & 5 (as of 9/1/18)

Hit from a batting tee, run the bases, catch & throw. Participation & fun! Practices scheduled by volunteer coaches. Games played at area ball fields. Fee includes T-shirt & cap. Bring your ball glove. 256275 Aug. 27-Oct. 11 • 6-game season • Registration deadline: Aug. 1 • Practices start wk. of Aug. 13 • $72 ($62 Resident)

BOYS COMPETITIVE BASEBALL LEAGUE

This 12-game-season is for the more competitive baseball player with 2+ years of playing experience. Practices are scheduled by volunteer coaches. Games played at area ball fields. Fee includes T-shirt & cap. Bring your baseball glove. High School rules apply. Games on Tue., Wed., & Sat. • $160 ($150 Resident) • Registration deadline: Aug. 1 • Practice starts the week of Aug. 13 Ages 8-10 Comp 256245 Aug. 25-Oct. 27 Ages 10-12 Comp 256240 Aug. 25-Oct. 27 Ages 12-14 Comp 256241 Aug. 25-Oct. 27

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Ages 14-17

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 & cap. Bring your baseball glove. 256242 Sept. 8-Oct. 27 • $110 ($100 Resident) • Registration deadline: Aug. 1 • Practice starts wk. of Aug. 13

FALL BOYS BASEBALL LEAGUE

FALL GIRLS SOFTBALL LEAGUE

Ages 6-14 (as of 9/1/18)

Ages 6-14 (as of 9/1/18)

Play Ball! Develop skills, teamwork & good sportsmanship in a supportive, non-competitive environment. Practices scheduled by volunteer coaches. Games played at area ball fields. Fee includes T-shirt & cap. Bring your baseball glove. • Registration deadline: Aug. 1 • Practice starts the week of Aug. 13

Play Ball! Develop skills, teamwork & good sportsmanship in a supportive, non-competitive environment. Practices scheduled by volunteer coaches. Games played at area ball fields. Fee includes T-shirt. Bring your softball glove. • Registration deadline: Aug. 1 • Practice starts the week of Aug. 13 SOFTBALL COACH PITCH

COACH PITCH • $95 ($85 Resident)

Ages 6-8

Ages 6-8 256243 Aug. 27-Oct. 25

256247 Aug. 28-Oct. 23 Tue. nights • $95 ($85 Resident)

PLAYER PITCH (long pants required) • $120 ($110 Resident)

SOFTBALL PLAYER PITCH (long pants required) • $120 ($110 Resident)

Ages 8-10 256244 Aug. 25-Oct. 27

Ages 9-11 256248 Aug. 29-Oct. 24 Wed. nights

Ages 10-12 256239 Aug. 25-Oct. 27

Ages 12-14 256246 Aug. 30-Oct. 25 Thu. nights

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sports | youth sports COED SOCCER Ages 3-12 (as 9/1/18)

Learn basic fundamentals of the game of soccer in a fun, supportive environment. Practices are scheduled by volunteer coaches. Games played on Saturdays at the Aurora Sports Park. Equipment needed: shin guards required. Fee includes game shirt. VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED! • 6-game season • Practices start wk. of Aug. 6 • Registration deadline: July 27 • $90 ($80 Resident) * • $110 ($100 Resident) LEAGUE PLAY 3v3 4U* 256252 Aug. 18-Oct. 27

LEAGUE PLAY 4v4 6U 256253 Aug. 18-Oct. 27

LEAGUE PLAY 7v7 8U 256254 Aug. 18-Oct. 27

LEAGUE PLAY 9v9 10U 256250 Aug. 18-Oct. 27

12U

COED LACROSSE

Ages 8-14 (as of 9/1/18)

• $110 ($100 Resident) Fundamentals of team sports: stick handling, stops, turns, shooting & trapping. Practice scheduled by volunteer coaches. Travel 2-3 Saturdays to play teams from other cities. Fee includes jersey. Bring your mouth guard, helmet with cage, elbow pads, sticks, gloves & wear protective cup (boys). • 7-game season • Practices start wk. of Aug. 27 • Registration deadline Aug. 20 Ages 6-8 257428 Sept. 8-Oct. 27 Ages 8-10 256268 Sept. 8-Oct. 27 Ages 10-12 256266 Sept. 8-Oct. 27 Ages 12-14 256267 Sept. 8-Oct. 27

COED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

Coed. Learn the fundamentals of team sports & volleyball: serve, pass, set, hit. Everyone plays! Practices scheduled by volunteer coaches. Games played at area schools. Fee includes T-shirt. • $100 ($90 Resident) • Registration deadline: Aug. 20 • Practices start the wk. of Aug. 27 8 & under (Practice/Play league) 256283 Sept. 15-Oct. 27 Saturday Games 10 & under 256279 Sept. 15-Oct. 27 Saturday Games & Friday night practices

256251 Aug. 18-Oct. 27

12 & under 256280 Sept. 14-Oct. 26 Friday Games

FLAG FOOTBALL

14 & under 256281 Sept. 14-Oct. 26 Friday Games

Touchdown! Fundamentals of team sports & flag football: passing, catching, blocking, running. Practices held once a week by volunteer coaches. Games played at Olympic Park. Fee includes T-shirt. Volunteer coaches needed! • $110 (100 Resident) • 8-game season • Practices start wk. of Aug. 6 • Registration deadline: July 27 256258 K-1st Grades 256255 2nd-3rd grades 256256 4th-5th grades 256257 6th-7th grades

18 & under 256282 Sept. 14-Oct. 26 Friday Games

VOLLEYBALL CLINIC

Ages 8-18

Get your volleyball season off with a "Passset-hit! This clinic is a skills & drills clinic to improve overall performance. • Sat., Sept. 8 • $39 ($30 Resident) • Sky Vista Middle School 10U 256277 8:30-10 a.m. 12U 256278 10:30 a.m.-noon 14U & 18U 257409 12:30-2 p.m.

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sports | youth sports VOLLEYBALL SKILLS TRAINING

Ages 10-18

Fine tune the skills you have been learning over the past few weeks. These clinics are 55 minutes long & packed with techniques & movements to help every player improve! • Sat., Oct. 6 • $10 each clinic • Sky Vista Middle School Overhand Serving 256287 2-2:55 p.m.

RECREATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Passing 256286 3-3:55 p.m.

Ages 6-14 (as of 9/1/18)

Setting 256288 4-4:55 p.m. Hitting 256285 5-5:55 p.m.

WINTER BASKETBALL LEAGUES

Teams are formed based on where kids live. Practices are chosen by the volunteer coaches & are located at local elementary & middle schools. Games are played in area middle schools on Friday evenings or Saturdays. Fee includes practices, games & team jersey. Coaches’ Meeting Mon., Nov. 5, 6 p.m. at the AMC Council Chamber, 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy. Player & Coach Info Coaches must submit their prospective player roster by Nov. 1. Parents are responsible to register their child. Coaches are not required to collect forms & fees. Parents please register your child for their current grade in school as Sept. 1, 2018. You may register up one level if you are not in the Competitive League & would like more competition. Participants are restricted to one City of Aurora team, regardless of their level of play. NOTE: Head coach must complete concussion training & pass a background check. Registration Procedures Register at the Aurora Sports Office or online at AuroraGov.org/Registration. Friend requests are honored. Team placement is on a space available basis. For specific team requests, use the coach’s last name. Non-City Organizations To play in this league, call 303.326.8700 for registration procedures. Volunteer coaches needed: FREE training clinic provided. Discount registration fees for head coach.

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$105 ($90 Resident) 8-game season Registration deadline: Oct. 29 Games start the wk. of Nov. 30/Dec. 1 Practices start the week of Nov. 12

Girls 8U 257148 10U 257149 12U 257153 14U 257158 Boys 7U 257147 8U 257150 9U 257152 10U 257155 11U 257157 12U 257160 13U 257162 14U 257734

BOYS BASKETBALL COMPETITIVE LEAGUE Ages 10-14 (as of 9/1/18)

• $105 ($90 Resident) This league is full teams only. 11UC 257154 12UC 257156 13UC 257159 14UC 257161

SPECIAL OLYMPICS FLAG FOOTBALL Adaptive techniques are used to teach teens/adults with developmental disabilities the fundamentals of a team sport & football. Volunteers & staff play in positions alongside athletes to provide additional assistance & guidance. Contact 303.326.8410 for more information.

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theatre | cultural services CULTURAL ARTS

ELLA ENCHANTED

Partially funded by the Scientific

Ages 10-15

& Cultural Facilities District Cultural Services Division

Act out the story of Ella, a girl whose fairy

Create & perform a play. Learn about storytelling, improvisation, script writing, acting & characterization. Develop lifelong learning skills, such as listening, reading,

godmother gave her the gift of obedience. Now Ella must obey any order she is given. Show how the strong-willed Ella resists her fate in this fun play! 257145 Sept. 15-Nov. 10

writing, memorization, concentration &

• Sat., 1:30-3:30 p.m.

team work.

• $100 ($80 Resident)

POKEMON ADVENTURES

• Central Library Studio

Ages 4-7

Become your favorite Pokemon character. Create a story based on these characters and perform the story as a play. 257146 Sept. 11-Oct. 16

• Tue., 4:30-6 p.m. • $70 ($54 Resident) • Mission Viejo

• Christa Silber

SHAKESPEARE: MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Ages 11-16

Learn to understand the language of Shakespeare while acting in the most popular & funniest of all his plays. 257144 Sept. 15-Nov. 10

• Sat., 3:30-5:30 p.m.

• Christa Silber

• $100 ($80 Resident)

LAND OF STORIES

• Central Library Studio

Ages 7-12

Explore the fairytale adventure series Land of Stories. Create & perform a play based on your favorite characters. 257142 Sept. 8-Oct. 13

• Sat., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • $80 ($60 Resident)

• Brooke Collins

MUSIC THEATRE: SCI FI Ages 9-15

Learn about singing & acting in a musical. Featuring music from Little Shop of Horrors, Starlight Express, Rocky Horror Picture Show & Return to Forbidden Planet. 257141 Sept. 16-Nov. 4

• Tallyn’s Reach

• Sun., 1:30-3:30 p.m.

• Brooke Collins

• $90 ($70 Resident)

PERCY JACKSON: THE SEA OF MONSTERS

• Central Library Studio

Ages 8-13

Adapt the second book of the popular Percy Jackson Series into a play & perform it on the last day of class. 257143 Sept. 22-Nov. 3

• Sat., 9 a.m.-noon

• Roxanne Hebert

DRAGON TALES Ages 4-7

Create your own Dragon Tale by reading the Dragon Tale stories & acting them out. Perform for family on the final day of class. 258200 Oct. 4-Sept. 15

• Thu., 4:30-6 p.m.

• $110 ($90 Resident)

• $70 ($54 Resident)

• Aurora Fox Art Center

• Central Library, Cultural Services Studio

• Christa Silber

• Christa Silber

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therapeutic recreation ENRICH, EXPAND, ENHANCE & GROW

Beck Recreation Center • 800 Telluride St. Aurora, CO 80011 • AuroraGov.org/Therapeutics The city of Aurora is committed to supporting individuals with disabilities in recreation programs. We provide an opportunity to experience programs of social enrichment, arts, culture, excursions, sports & fitness in a positive, healthy & fun environment for ages 3 & older.

THERAPEUTIC SWIM LESSONS

ADAPTIVE TAEKWONDO

Ages 4 & older

Ages 7-12

Swim skills introduced & adapted for

Enhance & develop self-esteem, balance,

various levels of swimmers. Designed for

motor coordination, focus & social skills.

participants with disabilities who are not

Lead by black belts from Maum Sin Yong &

ready for group lessons. Class ratios are

assisted by Therapeutic Recreation staff.

one instructor to max 2 participants.

• Sept. 8-Nov. 17

• Sept.-Nov.

• Sat., 12:45-1:45 p.m.

• Tue., 4-5:30 p.m., Utah

• Beck

• Thu., 4:30-6 p.m., Moorhead

TUESDAYS GOT TALENT

CAMP CHELEY IN ESTES PARK Ages 18 & older

Ages 18 & older

Overnight camp trip in heated lodge

Discover & rehearse your talent to perform

cabins. Rock climbing, archery, fishing, low

at the Halloween dance.

ropes course, themed dance & more.

• Sept. 4-Oct. 23

• Oct. 5-7

• Tue., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Beck

FALL BREAK PROGRAM Ages 13 & older

MOVIN’ MONDAYS

Variety of fun & engaging programs provided during school break.

Ages 18 & older

Engage in a variety of sports & group fitness, developing gross motor skills while working on team work.

• Oct. 15-19 • Mon-Fri., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. • Full transportation provided

HALLOWEEN DANCE

• Sept. 10-Nov. 19 • Mon., 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ages 8 & older

SPECIAL OLYMPICS FLAG FOOTBALL

Games, costume contest, talent show &

Ages 8 & older

Adaptive techniques are used to teach teens/adults with developmental disabilities the fundamentals of a team

more. • Oct. 26 • Fri., 6-8 p.m. • Beck

sport & football. Volunteers & staff play in positions alongside athletes to provide additional assistance & guidance. • Sept. 11 – Oct. 30 Ages 8-12 • Tue., 4:30-5:30 p.m.

• Call Therapeutic Recreation staff at 303.326.8410 to receive more information or to become a volunteer for our programs. • See our webpage for more information regarding our full program’s services.

Ages 13 & older

• Spanish speaking staff member available

• Tue., 5:30-6:30 p.m.

at 303.326.8412.

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class locations | & golf courses Most city facilities are available for parties & rentals. Call the specific facility for rental details.

AURORA CENTER FOR ACTIVE ADULTS (ACAA) 30 Del Mar Cr. 80011 303.739.7950

THE AURORA FOX

9900 E. Colfax Ave. 80010 303.739.1970

AURORA HISTORY MUSEUM

15051 E. Alameda Parkway 80012 303.739.6660 303.739.6661/historic preservation

AURORA RESERVOIR

5800 S. Powhaton Rd. 80016 303.326.8425/main office 303.326.8430/park rangers

AURORA SPORTS PARK

19300 E. Colfax Ave. 80011 303.326.8716

BECK RECREATION CENTER & GYMNASIUM

800 Telluride St. 80011 303.739.6888 303.739.6891/fitness 303.739.6889/outdoor & rentals 303.739.6878/preschool 303.739.6888/racquetball 303.326.8410/therapeutics

BICENTENNIAL ART CENTER

13655 E. Alameda Ave. 80012 303.344.1776

CENTRAL LIBRARY

14949 E. Alameda Parkway 80012 303.739.6640 303.326.8308/dance

DELANEY FARM

170 S. Chambers Rd. 80017 303.326.8705/youth dev.

EXPO RECREATION CENTER

10955 E. Exposition Ave. 80012 303.326.8630

REGISTRATION/ SPORTS OFFICE

15151 E. Alameda Parkway Ste. 1900, 80012 303.326.8650/registration 303.326.8700/sports

LOWRY INTERGENERATIONAL CENTER

1016 Boston St. #880, 80230 303.326.8328/preschool 303.326.8320/Morning Star

MEADOWOOD RECREATION CENTER & GYMNASTICS 3054 S. Laredo St., 80013 303.326.8300 303.326.8310/gymnastics 303.326.8304/preschool

MEADOW HILLS

3609 S. Dawson St., 80014 303.326.8308/dance studio 303.739.7891/fitness studio

MISSION VIEJO LIBRARY

15324 E. Hampden Circle 80013 303.326.8600

MOORHEAD RECREATION CENTER

2390 Havana St., 80010 303.326.8315

MORRISON NATURE CENTER/STAR K RANCH

16002 E. Smith Rd., 80011 303.326.8445

PLAINS CONSERVATION CENTER

21901 E. Hampden Ave., 80013 303.326.8380

SENAC CREEK NATURE CENTER AT AURORA RESERVOIR

5800 S. Powhaton Rd., 80016 303.326.8429

SUMMER VALLEY CENTER

17400 E. Lehigh Pl., 80013 303.326.8676

TALLYN’S REACH LIBRARY

23911 E. Arapahoe Rd. 80016 303.627.3050

VILLAGE GREEN CENTER

1300 S. Chambers Cr. 80012 303.326.8640

POOLS BECK INDOOR POOL

800 Telluride St., 80011 303.739.6919

MOORHEAD INDOOR POOL

2390 Havana St., 80010 303.326.8315

UTAH INDOOR POOL

1800 S. Peoria St., 80012 303.739.1530 303.739.1535/aquatics admin

GOLF COURSES AURORA HILLS

50 S. Peoria St., 80012 303.739.1550

MEADOW HILLS

3609 S. Dawson St., 80014 303.326.8450

MURPHY CREEK

1700 S. Old Tom Morris Rd., 80018 303.739.1560

SADDLE ROCK

21705 E. Arapahoe Rd., 80016 303.326.8460

SPRINGHILL

800 N. Telluride St., 80011 303.739.6854

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special events | volunteers

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FACILITY MAP facilities map | find your way City of Aurora Parks, Recreation & Open Space (PROS) Department City of Aurora Library & Cultural Services Department

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Bicentennial ★ Art Center

E-470

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Jewell Ave. ■ Utah Indoor Pool ■ Horseshoe Park ■ Wheel Park Iliff Ave. ■ Olympic Park Chambers Rd.

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