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May - Nov. 2017 Adult and Youth Activities Guide


D IRECTORY Billings Parks and Recreation Department 390 North 23rd Street Billings, MT 59101 (406) 657-8371 BillingsParks.org BUSINESS HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY, 8AM - 5PM

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Page 02 - Pools Opening Dates & Admission Page 03 - Waterslide Information Page 04 - Pool Parties / Rentals Page 05 - Swim Lessons: Levels 1 - 6 Descriptions Page 06 - Swim Lessons Rose Pool Page 07 - Swim Lesson South Pool & Learn to Kayak Class Page 08 - Parent/Child Swim & Tailored Swim Page 09 - Adult Lap Swim & Guard Start Page 10 - Lifeguard Cert. & Water Safety Instr. Class Page 11 - Discover Scuba & PADI Open Water Scuba Page 12 - Aqua Zumba & Cardio Water Exercise Page 13 - Dog Days of Summer

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Page 14 - Learn to Rock Climb & Outdoor Rock Climbing Page 15 - Adult Rock Climbing & Learn to Fly Fish Page 16 - Rimrock Nature Hikes & Youth Mountain Biking Page 17 - Family White Water Rafting & Canoe Classes

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Page 38 - Adventure Camp Page 39 - Adventure Camp Page 40 - Adventure Camp Page 41 - Pioneer Playhouse Page 42 - Pioneer Playhouse Page 43 - Magic City Camp Page 44 - AquaNutz Camp Page 45 - Girls Ninja Warrior Camp

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Page 47 - Fall Kids in the Kitchen & Fall Tiny Tigers Page 48 - Youth NFL Flag Football Page 49 - Volunteer Coaches & Instructional Basketball Page 50 - Fall 10U Indoor Tennis & Fall Playgroup Page 51 - Fall Adult Tennis & Adult Dodgeball Tourny Page 52 - Adult Coed Volleyball & Adult Soccer Page 53 - 3v3 Basketball League, 2v2 Volleyball Tourny Page 54 - Adult NFL Flag Football & City League BBall Page 55 - Cooking for 1 &Powerful Tools for Caregivers Page 56 - Computer Fund. & Downloading Digital Photos Page 57 - Fitness by Design & Boosting your Balance Page 58 - Nia & Beginners Zumba Page 59 - Intro to Fitness & Slow and Gentle Yoga Page 60 - Strong and Fit 55+ P Y (C Y )

Page 18 - Sports Sampler Camp & Soccer Camp Page 19 - Baseball Camp & Basketball Camp Page 20 - Volleyball Camp & Cheer/Dance Camp Page 21 - Flag Football Camp & Lacrosse Camp Page 22 - Beginner/Intermediate Tennis Instruction Page 23 - Tennis Instruction Cont. & Evening Tennis F C I Page 24 - Advanced Tennis Instruction & Sobe Tournaments Page 62 - Community Garden Information Page 25 - Par 3 Junior Golf Lessons & Zumba Kids Page 63 - Volunteer Information Page 26 - Martial Arts Camp Page 64 - Arbor Day S I Page 65 - Movies in the Park&Shakespeare in the Park Page 27 - Kids in the Kitchen & Rocket Camp Page 66 - Fishing Jamboree & Bike Rodeo Page 28 - Community Playgroup & Tiny Tigers Tumble Page 67 - Strike Zone Batting Cages Page 29 - Powerful Tools & Cooking for 1 Page 68 - Billings Community Center Page 30 - Adult Dance Classes & Garden w/G. parents Page 69 - Par 3 Golf Course Page 31 - Computer Fundamentals Part 1 & 2 Page 70 - Park Amenities Information Chart Page 32 - Tippets Rise Trip Page 71 - Soundstage Rentals A S F Page 72 - North Park Center & Zimmerman Center Page 33 - Sand Volleyball League Page 73 - Crafthouses & Indoor/Outdoor Shelters Page 34 - Adult Tennis Lessons & Adult Soccer League Page 74 - Park Shelter Rental Information Page 35 - NIA & Coffee Conversations Page 75 - Youth Scholarship Information Page 36 - Yoga in the Park Page 76 - Registration Information Page 37 - Strong and Fit 55+ & Zumba in the Park


H IGHLIGHTS Billings Parks and Recrea on is excited about all of our Summer & Fall offerings! There are plenty of new programs, along with some old favorites. Be sure to check out a few of the programs and ac vi es we have highlighted below:

Learn to Swim Lessons - Pages 5-8 Your child deserves the best swim instructors, which is why all of our swim lessons are taught by American Red Cross trained and cer fied instructors. The best swim lessons in town can be found at Billings Parks and Recrea on.

Adult Rock Climbing on the Rims - Page 15

NEW!

Take advantage of the Billings Rims Rocks and come climb with us!

Youth Tennis Instruction - Pages 22 - 24 Hit the courts this summer with our experienced Tennis Instructors. Youth and Adult classes available!

Adult Sand Volleyball League - Page 33

NEW!

We might be a long way from the beach but don’t let that keep you from playing in our Adult Coed Sand Volleyball League!

Magic City Summer Camp - Page 43 A classic youth camp that is making its comeback! Magic City will feature ac vi es that highlight the best that Billings has to offer.

Fall Registration is OPEN! - Pages 47 - 60 Check out our Fall Programs Sec on (pages 47-62) to see what we have to offer this fall. Don’t be le out in the cold. Registra on is OPEN so sign up now!

Youth NFL Flag Football - Page 48 This smash hit is back for its 3rd season and be er than ever. We have expanded to 6 loca ons across town so you can choose the site that works best for you. Each player receives a replica NFL Flag Jersey and Flag Belt!

Stay up to date on the latest Parks and Rec news, events, and pictures by following us on Social Media! follow us on Instagram @billingsparksrec

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A QUATICS OPENING DATES & ADMISSION Pools Open June 7th, 2017 at 12pm

ROSE PARK POOL 21st St. West & Ave C Rose Pool Open Daily 12pm - 8pm Daily Admission Youth (ages 5-17)...........$3 Adult (ages 18+)............$6 Children age 4 and under admitted FREE with a paying adult

Family Pass (up to 5 members in same household)......................$180 ($10 for each additional family member)

Individual Adult (18 years and older)...........................................$120 Individual Youth (ages 5-17)..........................................................$60 *All passes must be purchased at the Parks and Rec Office (390 N. 23rd Street)

SOUTH PARK POOL 6th Ave. South & South 30th St. South Pool Open Daily 12pm - 6pm Daily Admission Youth (ages 5-17)...........$2 Adult (ages 18+)............$4 Children age 4 and under admitted FREE with a paying adult

Family Pass (up to 5 members in same household).......................$75 ($10 for each additional family member)

Individual Adult (18 years and older)............................................$60 Individual Youth (ages 5-17)..........................................................$25 *All passes must be purchased at the Parks and Rec Office (390 N. 23rd Street)

WADING POOLS & SPRAYGROUNDS Spraygrounds Open May 27th (10am - 8pm) Pioneer Park (Wading) - 3rd St. W. & Ave. D. Hawthorne Park (Wading) - Janie & Columbine Dr. North Park (Spray) - 6th Ave. N. & N. 20th St. Terry Park (Spray) - 5th St. W. & Terry Ave. Highland Park (Spray) - 2nd Ave. S. & S. 37th St. Castle Rock Park (Spray) - Wicks Ln. & Nutter Blvd.

Wading Pools Open June 12th (12pm - 6pm) There are two filtrated, chlorinated wading pools and four spray grounds located within the Billings City Park System. All wading pools are intended for children 8 years and younger. Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children at all times.

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A QUATICS WATER SLIDE INFORMATION

ROSE PARK POOL DAILY ADMISSION *Age 4 & Under *Youth Ages 5-17 Adult Ages 18+

Free $3 $6

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*Children ages 6 and under must be accompanied into the pool by a paying adult.

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*Water Slide fees are in addition to the daily pool fees of $3.00 Youth and $6.00 Adults

WATER SLIDES AVAILABLE FOR RENT

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25 Punches for $55 (SAVE $20.00) Available for children 17 years and younger

Evenings - (M-F) 8pm - 9pm Weekends -10:30am - 11:30am) Cost - $125.00 per Hour

Punch Cards are NON-Refundable & NON-Replaceable

Note: Evening rentals unavailable in August due to earlier sunset. Please call 657-8371 for rental info.

Note: Each Punch is in addition to the daily admission fee

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A QUATICS ROSE PARK POOL PARTY BIRTHDAY PACKAGE Celebrate a birthday at Rose Park Pool during regular business hours. Package includes up to 15 All Day Admissions & Water Slide passes, one hot dog, one 16 oz. soda, a bag of chips and an ice cream sandwich per participant for $150! (Each additional child is $10). Up to two adult chaperones included in entrance price. Parties are welcome to bring their own birthday cake and presents. Each party will have the use of 4 reserved picnic tables in our concession area for a maximum of two hours. For Party Information Call 657-8371

BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGE @ ROSE (during normal hours) Up to 15 children and 2 adult chaperones Cost - $150 / 2 hour (each additional child $10) Each Child Receives: Pool Admission and Waterslides Pass (must be 42” tall to get slide pass) Hot Dog, 12 oz. Soda, Bag of Chips, and an Ice Cream Sandwich

SWIMMING POOL PRIVATE RENTALS Take advantage of the opportunity to use our swimming facilities (water slides rental information on Page 3) for your next company picnic or family reunion. These rentals are available for “before or after hours” use of the pools. Lifeguards and Pool Management are included with your rental. Call 657-8371 for information on availability and pricing.

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A QUATICS OPENING DATES & ADMISSION Splash into swim lessons this summer with the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program. This course features six levels of Learn-to-Swim instruction to help swimmers of all ages and abilities develop their swimming and water safety skills. Designed to give students a positive learning experience, American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim teaches aquatic and safety skills in a logical progression. The objective is to teach participants to swim and be safe in, on, and around water. Choose the appropriate level from the descriptions below: Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills Helps students feel comfortable in water. ·Enter and exit water safely. ·Submerge mouth, nose and eyes. ·Exhale underwater through mouth and nose. ·Open eyes underwater, pick up submerged object. ·Change direction while walking or paddling. ·Roll over from front to back and back to front with support. ·Explore floating on front and back with support. ·Explore swimming on front/back using arm/leg actions with

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Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills Gives students success w/fundamental skills. · Enter water by stepping or jumping from the side. · Exit water safely using ladder or side. · Submerge entire head. · Blow bubbles submerging head in a rhythmic pattern

(bobbing). · Open eyes underwater, pick up submerged object in shallow water. · Float on front and back. · Perform front and back glide. · Change direction of travel paddling on front or back. · Roll over from front to back, back to front. · Tread water using arm and leg motions (chest-deep water). · Swim on front, back, and side using combined arm and leg actions.

Level 3: Stroke Development Builds on the skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice. Level 3 participants learn to: · Jump into deep water from the side. · Dive from kneeling or standing position. · Submerge and retrieve an object in chest deep water. · Rotary breathing in horizontal position. · Perform front and back glide using two different kicks. · Float on front and back in deep water. · Change from horizontal to vertical position on front and

back. · Tread water using hand and leg movements. · Perform front and back crawl & butterfly kick and body

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Level 4: Stroke Improvement Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatic skills. Level 4 participants learn to: · Perform a dive from a standing or stride position. · Swim underwater. · Perform feet-first surface dive. · Perform open turns on front and back. · Tread water using sculling arm motions and with different

kicks. · Perform Front and Back Crawl, Breaststroke, Butterfly, & Backstroke · Swim on side using scissors-like kick. · Perform compact jump into water while wearing life jacket.

Level 5: Stroke Refinement Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes. Level 5 participants learn to perform: ·Standing dive & Shallow dive. · Tuck surface dive & Pike surface dive. · Front flip turn & Backstroke flip turn. · Front and Back crawl. · Butterfly, Breaststroke, Elementary backstroke, & Sidestroke · Tread water with two different kicks & learn survival

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Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency Refines the strokes so students swim with ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Level 6 is designed with “menu” options that each focus on preparing students to participate in more advanced courses, including the Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard Training courses. These options include: · Personal Water Safety · Fundamentals of Diving · Lifeguard Readiness - GUARD START · Fitness Swimmer

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A QUATICS ADULT LAP SWIMMING Par cipants 18 years of age and older will enjoy this pool me for lap swimmers only. During lap swim, 6 par cipants will be permi ed in each lane. Register for one week to sign up for all ďŹ ve days of that week. Please see the dates and mes listed below. Please include the Ac vity # on your registra on. Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6 Session 7 Location: Cost:

June 19 - 23 7:00am - 9:00am June 26 - 30 7:00am - 9:00am July 10 - 14 7:00am - 9:00am July 17 - 21 7:00am - 9:00am July 24 - 28 7:00am - 9:00am July 31 - Aug. 4 7:00am - 9:00am Aug. 7 - 11 7:00am - 9:00am Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave. C) $15/resident, $25/non-resident (per session)

Activity #: 5300-A Activity #: 5300-B Activity #: 5300-C Activity #: 5300-D Activity #: 5300-E Activity #: 5300-F Activity #: 5300-G

GUARD START: LIFEGUARDING TOMORROW GuardStart: Lifeguarding Tomorrow is a program for 12-15 year-olds that provides a foundation of aquatic knowledge, leadership, and skills for a future as an American Red Cross Lifeguard. The GuardStart curriculum contains multiple units in five categories (prevention, fitness, response, leadership, and professionalism). Participants will participate in numerous lifeguarding duties to prepare them for their future Lifeguard accomplishments. All participants must be able to swim 25 yds., tread water for 1 minute, and swim underwater at least 10 feet. Ages: Days: Times: Session 1: Session 2: Location: Enrollment: Cost:

Boys & Girls 12 - 15 Monday - Friday 9:00am - 12:00pm July 10 - 21 Activity # 5200-A July 24 - Aug. 4 Activity # 5200-B Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave. C) Min. 2 / Max. 10 $150/residents, $160/non-residents

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A QUATICS LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION CLASS Looking for a summer job opportunity? The Billings Parks and Recreation Department is looking for qualified individuals to become lifeguards ($10.75 hourly wage) at city pools. Each participant must complete American Red Cross certification course to be eligible for employment with the Billings Parks and Recreation Department. American Red Cross Lifeguards must be at least 16 years old, able to swim 300 yards and dive 10 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object. All applicants who enroll in this class should also fill out an employment application indicating their participation in the class on their application. All new applicants interested in employment (not currently certified) must pass this class to be considered for employment.

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16 years and older May 5 (6:00pm - 10:00pm) MSUB May 6 (8:00am - 5:00pm) MSUB Activity #:1014-A May 7 (8:00am - 5:00pm) MSUB June 2 (6:00pm - 10:00pm) Zimmerman Center June 3 (8:00am - 5:00pm) Rose Park Pool Activity #: 1014-B June 4 (8:00am - 5:00pm) Rose Park Pool $185 if received before 5/23, ($25.00 late fee accessed after 5/23) Min. 10 / Max. 20

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR The Water Safety Instructor program (WSI), is for individuals looking to improve and amplify their training to become a certified swimming lesson instructor. The course consists of 30 hours focused on teaching instructors in life saving swimming techniques. Throughout the course, you can expect to increase your presentation skills, refine your swimming strokes and leadership skills. The Billings Parks and Recreation Department has made it a priority to have all swim lesson instructors complete the WSI course prior to teaching swim lessons. Returning staff can call the main office at 657-8371 for more information. Ages: 16 years and older Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm Dates: June 12 - 16 Activity # 1114-A Class size: Min. 10/ Max. 20 Cost: $150 if received before 5/30, ($25 late fee accessed after 5/30) Location: Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave. C)

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A QUATICS DISCOVER SCUBA Have you ever wondered what it's like to breathe underwater? Sign up for Adventure Scuba's Discovery Scuba Diving Experience and find out what scuba diving is really like before you sign up for the full scuba certification course. Your instructor will guide you every s t e p of the way. From your first breath underwater, you'll be hooked! (under 18 must be accompanied by adult). Ages: Youth and Adults 10 + Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm Session 1: July 5 Activity #: 5101-A Session 2: July 19 Activity #: 5101-B Location: Rose Park Pool Enrollment: Min. 5 / Max. 10 Cost: $25/resident, $35/non-resident

PADI OPEN WATER/SCUBA CLASS The Billings Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with Adventure Scuba, is offering the PADI Open Water Diver Course. This course is the first step towards becoming a certified scuba diver. As a PADI Open Water Diver, you'll explore the underwater realm, see new creatures and experience your world from an entirely new perspective. You'll enjoy the excitement and camaraderie that comes with the PADI diver lifestyle. Pool sessions are held at the Adventure Scuba Training Center and the Rose Park Pool. For complete information visit www.divemontana.com/rosepark or call 406-259-7363. Ages: Youth and Adults 12 + Activity #: 5100-A Date: Friday: July 14 (6:00pm - 10:00pm) Adventure Scuba Saturday: July 15 (8:00am - 1:00pm) Rose Park Pool Sunday: July 16 (8:00am - 1:00pm) Rose Park Pool Cost: $340/residents, $350/non-residents Enrollment: Min. 4 / Max. 8

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A QUATICS AQUA ZUMBA Known as the Zumba Pool Party, Aqua Zumba gives a new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout. Aqua Zumba integrates the Zumba formula with traditional aquatic fitness disciplines to create a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio-training, body toning, and exhilarating! Ages: Days: Time: Session 1: Session 2: Location: Enrollment: Cost:

16+ Tuesday & Thursdays 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm June 13 - July 13 Activity #: 5004-A July 18 - Aug. 17 Activity #: 5004-B Rose Park Pool (21st St. W. & Ave C) Min. 6 / Max. 20 $45/residents, $55/non-residents

CARDIO WATER EXERCISE Back again this summer is one of our favorite outdoor, water-based fitness classes. Cardio Water exercise is a fun workout that will help you tone up and burn extra calories with the gentle resistance of water. Flotation noodles and foam dumbbells will be used and the workout can be modified to your desired level. It’s a safe, fun, and effective water class for all fitness levels! Ages: 16+ Days Mondays & Wednesdays Time: 5:30pm - 6:25pm Session 1: June 12 - July 12 Activity #: 5000-A Session 2: July 17 - Aug. 9 Activity #: 5000-B Location: Rose Park Pool (21st St. W. & Ave C) Cost: $45/residents, $55/non-residents Enrollment: Min. 6 / Max. 24

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A QUATICS DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

Billings Parks and Recreation is holding its Third Annual Dog Days of Summer at Rose Park Pool! Adult companions are required to supervise their dogs, but will not be charged an entrance fee. Water Friendly Toys and Life jackets are allowed and Lifeguards will be on duty. Pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs on the pool deck and lawn. Owners are not allowed in the pool for safety concerns. All dogs must be up to date with current rabies shots and vaccinations. Days: Date: Time: Location: Cost:

Sunday August 20 12:00pm - 4:00pm Rose Park Pool (21st St. W. & Ave C) $3 per dog (humans are free)

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O UTDOOR R ECREATION ROCK CLIMBING: LEARN THE BASICS Join us in the thirteenth annual Rock Climbing Class. In partnership with SteepWorld, this program will teach participants the safety and skills associated with sport climbing. Students will learn proper climbing techniques, belay procedures, and how to tie climbing knots. With instruction provided by SteepWorld’s certified staff and 2500 sq. ft. of climbing area, this program is a great opportunity to learn the ropes of sport climbing.

RISE UP.

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Boys & Girls 8 - 15 June 12 - 16 10:00am - 11:30am June 12 - 16 12:00pm - 1:30pm July 24 - 28 10:00am - 11:30am July 24 - 28 12:00pm - 1:30pm SteepWorld (208 N. 13th St) $50/resident, $60/non-resident Min. 4 / Max. 15

Activity #: 1011-A Activity #: 1011-B Activity #: 1011-C Activity #: 1011-D

OUTSIDE ROCK CLIMBING & RAPELLING This camp is for all Ages (participants must be at least 11 years or older). If you are looking to get into rock climbing and want to take advantage of the fantastic recreational opportunities that the Rimrocks around Billings offers, this is a great introduction into the sport. This is a opportunity for a parent/child adventure or experience just for yourself. You will learn the basics of climbing and rappelling through our extremely knowledgeable and experienced staff in a fun and safe environment. The first day of each session will be held at SteepWorld. We will go over basic climbing, belaying, and rappelling skills, and from there you can look forward to putting your newly acquired skills to practice on the Rimrocks. Ages: Session 1: Session 2: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

11+ June 16 - 18 (5:00pm - 7:00pm) Aug. 7 - 9 (9:00am - 11:00am) SteepWorld (208 N. 13th St) & Rimrocks $75/resident, $85/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 12

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O UTDOOR R ECREATION ADULT ROCK CLIMBING ON THE RIMS Do you have basic knowledge of rock climbing, but don’t feel comfortable going out on your own? This class is focused on beginners to intermediate rock climbers who want some extra help, advice, and want to hone their skills before going out on their own. Jim Rott of SteepWorld will be leading 5 outside rock climbing dates to provide a safe environment for those looking to advance to the next level. Climbing days will begin May 31st and run through the end of June. Participants can choose between a 3 punch pass or 5 punch pass. Classes will be every Wednesday from 6 8pm. Participants must attend a climbing orientation before participating in a class. Orientations will be held on May 30th, June 6th, and June 13th at SteepWorld from 6pm - 8pm. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity, space is limited! Ages: 18+ Days Wednesdays Dates May 31 - June 28 Times: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Location: Billings Rimrocks Cost: 3 punch - $95 Activity #: 1012-A 5 punch - $125 Activity #: 1012-B Enrollment: Min. 4 / Max. 18 Climbing Orientations held on May 30, June 6 & 13th at Steepworld from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.

LEARN TO FLY FISH Adult class instruc on includes everything you need to know about fly fishing! Learn how to set up and fish streamers, nymph's and dry flies, e knots, etc. Learn what fish feed on, keys to successful fly fishing, and “hands-on” cas ng prac ce. Plan to bring your fly rod for the Saturday cas ng prac ce. The Saturday cas ng prac ce will be at Wild Bill Lake from 9:0011:00am unless otherwise specified in class.

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Mondays, Thursdays & one Saturday casting practice 6:00pm - 8:00pm (Sat. casting Practice at the Wild Bill Lake in Red Lodge from 9-11 a.m.) June 5, 8, 12, 15 & Sat. 17 Activity #: 2560-A $45/residents, $55/non-residents Billings Community Center (360 North 23rd Street) Min. 5 / Max. 15 Brett Arnold

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O UTDOOR R ECREATION RIMROCK NATURE HIKES For active hikers! This great new series of hikes will introduce you to 4 hikes on the Billings Rimrocks that you may not be familiar with. You will have a chance to explore some of the low, medium and high trails of the Rims areas that lie behind the Mormon Temple, Zimmerman Park, Phipps Park and Swords Park. The first hike will meet at the Swords Park parking area. Please bring a day pack with a water. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended, as well as sun screen and hats. No dogs please. Walking stick and Binoculars are optional. Ages: Day: Session 1: Session 2: Times: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

16+ Saturdays June 10 - July 8 July 15 - Aug. 5 9:00am - 11:00am $40/resident, $50/non-resident First meeting at Swords Park Min. 6 / Max. 15

Activity #: 2299-A Activity #: 2299-B

YOUTH MOUNTAIN BIKE INSTRUCTION Billings Parks and Recrea on will be providing a safe learning environment for youth interested in star ng to navigate the sport of mountain bike riding. As a basic camp, the curriculum focuses on skills that the par cipant can u lize even a er the camp is over. Throughout the course of camp, par cipants can expect to gain conďŹ dence on the bike, experience new thrills with their bike riding and learn to safely navigate non-pavement surfaces. Par cipants are expected to have their own mountain bike, helmet, and water bo le. Helmets are required. Ages: Days: Date: Time: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

9 - 12 Monday - Friday Aug. 7 - 11 9:00am - 10:30am Phipps Park Trailhead $50/residents, $60/non-residents Min. 6 / Max. 12

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O UTDOOR R ECREATION FAMILY / GROUP WHITEWATER RAFTING Billings Parks and Recrea on invites you, your family/friends, or small group to come on a white water ra ing adventure with us! Absarokee River Adventures out of Absarokee, MT will guide groups of 5-8 on a ra down the S llwater. If you register as an individual in a group, you will be able to have a group ra reserva on. Transporta on is provided by Billings Parks and Recrea on for the en re trip. Our office will also handle ra reserva ons. Please pack sunscreen, swim suit, towel, water shoes, water and a sack lunch. Bus leaves from Billings Parks & Recrea on office (390 N. 23rd St) promptly at 8:30am and returns at an es mated me of 4:00pm. Ages: 5+ Session 1: June 10 Activity #: 1210-A Session 2: July 15 Activity #: 1210-B Location: Meet at the Parks and Recreation Ofce before 8:30am (390 N. 23rd st.) Cost: $50/resident, $60 non-resident fee Enrollment: Min. 6 / Max. 20

LEARN TO CANOE Don't get caught “up the proverbial creek without a paddle!” Not only do we provide paddles, but also canoes, personal flota on devices (PFD's) and instruc on for this life me sport. Bring the en re family ages 10 and up! Learn canoe skills while exploring the water-ways of the Lake Josephine area for muskrat, beaver, turtles, birds, etc. Bring shoes that can get wet, knee pads, and insect repellent. Ages: Time: Session 1: Session 2: Session 3: Location: Instructor: Cost: Enrollment:

10+ 6:00pm - 8:00pm June 5 & 7 (mon/wed) Activity #: 2430-A June 20 & 22 (tue/thu) Activity #: 2430-B July 11 & 13 (tue/thu) Activity #: 2430-C Riverfront Park (South Bank of Lake Josephine) Kathie Burke $25/resident, $35/non-resident fee Min. 5 / Max. 12

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Y OUTH S PORTS SPORTS SAMPLER CAMP This camp has the best of everything! Campers will focus on learning fundamental athle c skills in a wide range of sports. Help your child find the sport they are passionate about by le ng them try them all! During this camp, kids will get to play Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Baseball, and Flag Football. Campers should bring tennis shoes, water, sunscreen, and hat. Campers should be signed in and out daily by their Parent/Guardian. Ages: 5 - 8 year olds & 9 - 12 year olds Time: 9:00am - 10:30am (5 - 8 years) Activity #: 1200-A 10:45am - 12:15pm (9 - 12 years) Activity #: 1200-B Session 1: June 12 - 16 Location: North Park (1st day of camp will meet on the Basketball Courts) Cost: $55/resident, $65/non-resident Enrollment: Min. 10 / Max. 25

SOCCER CAMP Focusing on skill development and technique refinement, this camp will have soccer athletes passing, scoring and blocking. With compe on removed from this camp, coaches will be able to work directly with par cipants to increase their skills and build self-confidence. This camp will provide a great experience and leave par cipants enthusias c about the sport! For each session, athletes can be dropped off and picked up at Amend Park. Please pack soccer cleats, water, sunscreen and a hat. Campers should be signed in and out daily by their Parent/Guardian. Ages: 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 8 years old, & 9 - 12 years old Time: 9:00am -10:30am (6 - 8 years) Activity #: 1206-A (sess. 1) ; 1206-D (sess. 2) 10:45am - 12:00pm (3 - 5 years) Activity #: 1206-B (sess. 1) ; 1206-E (sess. 2) 1:00pm - 3:00pm (9 - 12 years) Activity #: 1206-C (sess. 1) ; 1206-F (sess. 2) Session 1: June 26 - 30 Session 2: July 31 - Aug. 4 Location: Amend Park Cost: $55/resident, $65/non-resident Enrollment: Min. 6 / Max. 25

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Y OUTH S PORTS BASEBALL CAMP Get down in the dirt with Billings Parks and Recrea on’s baseball camp! Par cipants can expect to refine their skills, increase their abili es and gain confidence at the plate and on the field. Coaches will work with each par cipant individually to break down situa ons to increase their understanding of the game. Baseball camp is held at North Park field for all sessions. Please bring baseball cleats, gloves, bats, helmets, water, sunscreen and a hat. Our coaches will have bats, balls, bases and helmets for the par cipants to use. Par cipants should be signed in and out of camp daily by their Parent/Guardian. Ages: Time: Session 1: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

6 - 8 year olds & 9 - 11 year olds 9:00am - 11:00am (9 - 11 years) 11:15am - 12:45pm (6 - 8 years) July 10 - 14 North Park Baseball Field $55 / resident, $65/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 25

Activity #: 1204-A Activity #: 1204-B

BASKETBALL CAMP This camp is a slam dunk! Campers will focus on skill development and build their selfconfidence as an athlete throughout camp. By incorpora ng teamwork and minimizing compe ve play, this camp will enable par cipants to advance their skills and knowledge of the game. Coaches will instruct campers with posi ve reinforcement and enthusiasm. North Park basketball courts will be the drop-off and pick-up loca on. Campers need to bring tennis shoes, water, sunscreen and a hat. Ages: Time: Session 1: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

6 - 9 year olds & 10 - 12 year olds 9:00am - 10:45am (6 - 9 years) 11:00am - 1:00pm (10 - 12 years) July 17 - 21 North Park Basketball Courts $55/resident, $65/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 25

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Y OUTH S PORTS VOLLEYBALL CAMP Our coaches will work with par cipants individually to increase understanding and skill development. Simulated game play will put skills into use at a compe ve speed. Camp will increase conďŹ dence in their skills, while enabling more reďŹ nement and development. Par cipants need to wear comfortable clothes, gym shoes and pack a water. Campers should be signed in and out of camp daily by their Parent/Guardian. Knee pads are encouraged! Ages: Days: Time: Session 1: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

7 - 10 years old & 11 - 14 years old Monday - Friday 9:00am - 11:00am (7 - 10 years) Activity #: 1203-A 12:00pm - 2:00pm (11 - 14 years) Activity #: 1203-B July 24 - 28 North Park Center Gym (6th Ave N. & N. 19th St.) $55/resident, $65/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 25

CHEER & DANCE CAMP

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Designed for those with spirit, enthusiasm and energy for leading a crowd. Campers will work all week developing a cheer rou ne to share with their parents or guardians on Friday. The skills you can expect to learn at this camp include low l eve l t u m b l i n g o n m at s , r hy t h m i c movements, chants and beginner stunts. All incorporated music will be age appropriate. Each session is held at North Park Center gymnasium. Please pack water, gym shoes and a light snack. Campers should be signed in and out of camp daily by their Parent/Guardian.

4 - 7 years old, 8 - 11 years old 9:00am - 10:30am (4 - 7 years) Activity #: 1030-A 11:00pm - 1:00pm (8 - 11 years) Activity #: 1030-B June 19 - 23 North Park Center Gym (6th Ave N. & N. 19th St.) $55/resident, $65/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 25

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Y OUTH S PORTS FLAG FOOTBALL CAMP Looking to get your child into football without the fear of contact? Enroll them in our flag football camp. This camp will get par cipants involved and ac ve, while promo ng coopera ve play. Campers will par cipate in a variety of football related drills and games. These ac vi es promote teamwork and work to build self confidence, increase physical ac vity and engage posi vely with others their age. Each session will be held at Veterans Park where campers should pack cleats or sneakers, water, sunscreen and a hat. Be sure to check out our Fall NFL Flag Football League on page 48! Ages: Time: Dates: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

5 - 8 years old & 9 - 12 years old 9:00am - 10:15am (5 - 8 years) 10:30am - 12:00pm (9 - 12 years) July 24 - 28 Veterans Park (13th St. West & Poly Dr) $55/resident, $65/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 25

Activity #: 1205-A Activity #: 1205-B

SCORPION LACROSSE CAMP This summer camp is the perfect opportunity to learn how to play the “fastest game on two feet”! Lacrosse is a combina on of several sports, including basketball, soccer, and hockey. Camp will be instructed by the Billings Scorpion Lacrosse coaching staff and current/previous players. This camp will focus on the basic fundamentals of lacrosse: ground balls, cradling, passing/catching, and shoo ng, while giving campers the experience of playing this high-speed, exci ng game. Skills will be taught according to US Lacrosse guidelines, giving campers a solid founda on. *Cost includes a lacrosse s ck for the camper to keep. *Registra on deadline for this camp is June 9th! 7-10 years old & 11-14 years old 9:00am -10:30am (7 - 10 years) Activity #:1207-A 10:30am - 12:00pm (11 - 14 years) Activity #:1207-B Dates: June 26 - 30 Location: Ponderosa Park (N. Carlton & Orchard Ln.) Cost: $85/resident, $95/non-resident Enrollment: Min. 6 / Max. 25

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Y OUTH S PORTS YOUTH TENNIS INSTRUCTION The 2017 Billings Parks and Recreation Summer Tennis Program kicks off June 5th with a summer of tennis learning and fun . Once again, the program's goal is to provide tennis activities for all ages and ability levels. Novice and Intermediate Youth will find lesson groups and tennis play in the Parks Program at Pioneer Park, Rose Park, and Castle Rock Park. Each group, determined by age, is conducted over 3 weeks in a session. All lessons follow the United States Tennis Association (USTA) guidelines for 10 & Under Tennis. 10 & Under tennis utilizes shorter nets, smaller court dimensions, a modified scoring system and modified balls that are better suited for younger player's skill levels. In order to ensure proper racquet control and skill development, young players should select racquets that are proportional to their size. For 8 & under, racquets should be 19-23 inches and for 10 & Under, racquets should be 23-25 inches. There will be two instructors per session. Lessons are coordinated by USPTA Elite Professional Brad Knutson.

Lessons are Monday through Thursdays with op onal Friday Game Days at the Rose Park Tennis Courts. All ages and abili es are welcome. Ages 10 & Under play from 9:00am10:00am. Ages 11+ will play games from 10:00am-11:00am

PIONEER PARK GROUP 10 & under

TIME 8:00am - 9:00am

6/5 - 6/22 3001-A

6/26 - 7/13 3006-A

7/17 - 8/3 3011-A

ALL 3 Sessions 3021-A

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6/5 - 6/23 3001-B

6/26 - 7/13 3006-B

7/17 - 8/3 3011-B

ALL 3 Sessions 3021-B

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EVENING LESSONS Children lessons are also held in the evening through out the summer at Pioneer Park. Take advantage of this opportunity to enroll both you and your child at the same location. Be sure to check out our Adult Lessons on Page 34! Sessions are Monday - Thursday. GROUP 10 & under 11 & over

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Y OUTH S PORTS INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED LESSONS The Parks and Recreation Intermediate to Advanced Tennis Program is designed for players beyond beginner and early intermediate abilities who are looking to bring their skills to the next level with high performance training and play. This program will be run by USPTA Elite Professional Brad Knutson and USPTA Professional Bob Huppert. The two groups will include the Future Stars Class for Elementary and Middle School aged players, and the All Stars Class for High School Players. The program will focus on Stroke Development, Tactics and Strategy, Fitness, Match Play, and the Mental Aspects of competitive play. All lessons will be hosted at Central Park Tennis Courts.

CENTRAL PARK GROUP Future Stars

TIME 6/5 - 6/22 9:30am - 10:45am 3026-A

6/26 - 7/13 3026-B

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INSTRUCTOR BIO Brad Knutson grew up loving the game of tennis in his hometown of Billings, MT. Brad played throughout his youth including 2 second place finishes in doubles at the Montana State AA tournament in 2008 and 2009. Brad went on to play collegiate tennis for the Montana State University Billings Yellow Jackets, where he held the #3 singles and #1 doubles positions. Brad has been teaching tennis professionally for 4 years and is certified as an Elite Professional under the United States Professional Teaching Association (USPTA). Brad is going into his eighth summer teaching tennis for the Parks and Recreation department and is currently the Head Tennis Professional at the Elks Tennis Center. Joining Brad's teaching staff this summer is Bob Huppert. Bob Huppert was born in San Jose, California and moved to Hamilton, Montana in 1999. Bob started playing tennis when he was 14. He played varsity tennis for Hamilton High School and placed second at State his junior year and won a Montana State A title his senior year. Bob became 10 and Under and USPTA Certified in 2016. Bob is currently a Teaching Professional at the Elks Tennis Center.

SOBE TENNIS TOURNAMENTS If you are looking to put your tennis skills to the test this summer, The Billings Tennis Association (BTA), in conjunction with SOBE, will be hosting one day, no elimination tournaments throughout the Summer. The Sobe tournaments will be held Saturdays at Pioneer Park, free to all junior tennis players looking to compete and have fun in a friendly environment. Play will begin at 8 am and run until approximately 3pm. No pre-registration is needed, but players should arrive at 7:45am to enter. Players must know how to serve and keep score. For more information about the Sobe Tennis Tournaments and dates, please go to the Billings Tennis Association’s website or Facebook page.

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Y OUTH S PORTS PAR 3 JUNIOR GOLF LESSONS Specialized instruction provides participants the opportunity to improve their golf swing, chips, putts, and overall play on the course. Honesty, integrity, patience, and etiquette are all valuable in the game of golf. A Par 3 towel will be provided to each participant. Golf clubs are available for use throughout each session. Ages: Days: Dates Times:

Girls 8 - 12 years old Tuesdays June 20 - July 11 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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$55/resident, $65/non-resident Par 3 Golf Course (19 St W. & Central Ave) Min. 6 / Max. 25

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ZUMBA KIDS Designed especially for “little sprouts� to enjoy some great outdoor time this summer! Each of these classes start with an active circle warmup then goes into a variety creative movement and activities that incorporate fun things like balloons, beanbags, lightweight balls and the play parachute. Children should wear loose fitting clothes. Meet at the southeast corner craft house in Veteran's Park. Ages: Day: Time: Session 1: Session 2: Cost: Instructor: Location: Enrollment:

4 - 11 years old Mondays & Wednesdays 9:30am - 10:15am June 12 - 28 Activity #: 2416-A July 10 - 26 Activity #: 2416-B $25/resident, $35/non-resident Beth Quiros Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Min. 6 / Max. 15

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Y OUTH S PORTS MARTIAL ARTS CAMP This program is an introduc on to the mar al art discipline Tae Kwon Do. Students will learn basic blocks, strikes and kicks, along with ideas for awareness and safety. This class will focus on the tenants of Respect, E que e, Loyalty, Modesty, Pa ence and Indomitable Spirit. Each class session will include me for games tailored for the beginner mar al ar st and/or cross training for other sports. This program is possible through a partnership with the Mar al Arts Academy of Billings. Instructors from the Mar al Arts Academy of Billings have decades of teaching experience and are excellent at working with students of all abili es. *The fee includes a uniform for all par cipants.

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4 - 7 years old & 8 - 12 years old 9:00am - 10:00am (4 - 7 years) 10:15am - 11:15am (8 - 13 years) June 5 - 9 North Park Center (6th Ave N. & N. 19th St.) $85/resident, $95/non-resident Min. 12 / Max. 50

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S PECIAL I NTEREST KIDS IN THE KITCHEN Come make a mess this summer in Billings Parks & Recreation’s kitchen! We provide young chefs the opportunity to find success preparing their favorite dishes. Safety is important during this class and kitchen etiquette is taught to ensure each participant is safe. Each class day of class will have it’s own theme and will build on the lessons learned the day before. Bring your creativity and appetite for this exciting class! Ages: Day: Time: Session 1: Session 2: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

9 - 13 years old Monday - Friday 9:30am - 12:00pm July 17 - 21 Activity #: 1035-A Aug. 7 - 11 Activity #: 1035-B $55/resident, $65/non-resident North Park Center (6th Ave. N & N. 19th St) Min. 6 / Max. 12

ROCKET CAMP A beginners course to model rocketry that has participants constructing three rockets from Skill Level 1! Learn about the forces acting on a rocket while in flight, parts of rockets, stages of rocket flight, rocket motors, staging and the physics of motion and aerodynamics. This class provides five opportunities to launch your rockets. Successful completion of this course meets the Mercury Level requirements of the National Association of Rocketry’s NARTEK Cadet Program.

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10 - 14 years old Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 4:00pm July 10 - 14 Activity #: 1216-A $90/resident, $100/non-resident (includes materials) Billings Parks & Recreation (390 North 23rd St) Castle Rock Park (Wicks Lane & Nutter Blvd.) Friday Only Min. 6 / Max. 10

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S PECIAL I NTEREST COMMUNITY PLAYGROUP IN THE PARKS Community Playgroup creates and encourages an environment where parents and children are able to learn and grow together! This program facilitates guided development where interactive play and positive socialization is promoted. Please bring a healthy light snack and drink for regular play dates. Summer Community Playgroup is hosted at various parks in Billings. The first meeting will be at Pioneer Park. For more information, please contact our Billings Community Playgroup Facilitator at : billingscommunityplaygroup@gmail.com Ages: Days: Time: Session 1: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

Birth to 5 years old Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30am - 11:00am May 30 - Sep. 21 10 Punch Pass Card $30 Activity #: 1179-A 25 Punch Pass Card $60 Activity #: 1179-B Pioneer Park (1st meeting) & various parks throughout Billings Min. 5 / Max. 20

TINY TIGERS TUMBLE & PLAY This active class provides instruction in basic tumbling and gymnastic skills. Participants will utilize activities such as circuit style warmups, play parachute, Hula Hoop skills, and other fun games. These class activities are geared to improve strength, flexibility, balance, coordination and spatial awareness in children and young adolescents. Ages: Days: Times Session 1 Session 2: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

3 - 4 years old & 5 - 6 years old Thursdays 9:00am - 9:45am (5 - 6 years) 10:00am - 10:45am (3 - 4 years) June 15 - July 13 Activity #: 2022-A (3-4 years) / 2022-B (5-6 years) July 20 - Aug. 17 Activity #: 2023-A (3-4 years) / 2023-B (5-6 years ) $45/resident, $55/non-resident Gorham Park (Houle Dr. & Miles Ave.) Min. 6 / Max. 15

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S PECIAL I NTEREST POWERFUL TOOLS FOR CAREGIVERS This educa onal series is designed for family and friends that are caring for a loved one. This care can look different for everyone, whether the loved one is living independently, in your home, or in a nursing home. Through this series, par cipants will be provided with resources in the community specific to the needs of your caregiving situa on, gain tools to assist in making tough decisions and having difficult conversa ons with your loved one and learn ways to care for yourself amidst the caregiving process. Whether new to caregiving or a veteran, this class provides a variety of tools to help you. This series is made possible through a partnership with the MSU Extension – Yellowstone County. Register through Parks & Recrea on. For ques ons about the class, contact Jackie Rumph at 406-256-2828. Ages: 18+ Days: Thursdays Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm Dates: June 1 - July 20 Activity #: 2515-A Location: Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Cost: $45/resident, $55/non-resident Enrollment: Min. 6 / Max. 16

COOKING FOR 1 Cooking for one and red of recipes for six? Come try this interac ve cooking class! Par cipants will be cooking and trying new recipes, while learning useful culinary skills! This class is made possible through a partnership with the MSU Extension – Yellowstone County. Register through Parks & Recrea on. For ques ons about the class, contact Jackie Rumph at 406-256-2828. Ages: Days: Times: Dates: Cost: Location: Enrollment: Instructor:

18+ *This class will feature Summer recipes! Tuesdays 5:30pm – 7:00pm July 11, July 18, July 25 Activity #: 2415-A $45/resident, $55/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Min. 6 / Max. 16 Jackie Rumph

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S PECIAL I NTEREST ADULT DANCE CLASSES These classes are meant for all skill levels and are a perfect way brush up on your dance game before wedding season! Everyone is welcome, whether you have never taken a dance class before, or if you used to dance and want to get back into it. Classes will be oered in three sessions and cover three dierent styles. Ballroom: Join us for a classical and graceful style of dance. This series will cover the Waltz. Western: In this fun Montana Style session, you will learn the Country 2-Step. Swing: In this fast paced class will cover the East Coast Swing. Ages: Days: Time: Session 1: Session 2: Session 3: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

18+ Thursdays 6:00pm - 7:00pm May 4 - June 8 Activity #: 8586-A June 15 - July 20 Activity #: 2586-A July 7 - August Activity #: 2586-B Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) $45/resident, $55/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 16

GARDEN WITH GRANDPARENTS This is the perfect class for all of you grandparents that watch over your grandkids in the summer and are looking for ac vi es! Ea c h g ra n d p a re nt ca n b r i n g u p to 3 grandchildren. Join us for a monthly workshop, we guarantee that you and your grandkids will leave having learned something new about gardening, nutri on, and more! The class will be held at our Amend Park Community Garden and will be taught by a variety of instructors. Ages: Days: Time: Dates: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

5+ Thursdays 10:00am - 11:30am June 8, July 13, August 10 Amend Park Community Garden $30/resident, $40/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 16

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S PECIAL I NTEREST COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS PART 1 Whether you need a refresher or are just beginning, this computer class is designed to provide you with the tools you need to get started and protect your personal informa on when using a computer! Each week, our instructor will build on the informa on learned the week before. The class will cover computer basics, mouse exercises, how to use the internet, protec ng your computer from viruses, and protec ng your personal informa on and iden ty. Classes will be held in our computer lab, no personal computer is required. Ages: Days: Time: Dates: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

45+ Tuesdays 1:30pm - 2:30pm June 6 - July 18 (No class 7/4) Activity #: 2630-A Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) $55/resident, $65/non-resident Min. 5 / Max. 8

COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS PART 2 This class is designed for individuals that have used a computer before but would like addi onal training. Each week, our instructor will build on the informa on learned the week before. The class will cover: crea ng and using an email account, ďŹ le storage/transfer, installing/uninstalling applica ons, troubleshoo ng, and much more. Classes will be held in our computer lab, no personal computer is required. Ages: 45+ Days: Tuesdays Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm Dates: July 25 - August 29 Activity #: 2631-A Location: Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Cost: $55/resident, $65/non-resident Enrollment: Min. 5 / Max. 8

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S PECIAL I NTEREST TIPPET RISE ART CENTER TOUR Tippet Rise Art Center is located in Fishtail, Montana, against the backdrop of the Beartooth Mountains. Set on a 10,260-acre working sheep and ca le ranch, Tippet Rise hosts classical chamber music and exhibits large-scale, outdoor sculptures. Tippet Rise celebrates the concept that art, music, architecture, and nature are inextricably linked in the human experience, each making the others more powerful. Register to be bused out to the art center, where a trained Tippet Rise Tour Guide will take over. The tour includes some walking, but accommoda ons are available. Lunch will not be provided, however, you can pack a lunch or purchase lunch a er the tour at the art center. The me line for this tour is as follows: Meet at the Billings Community and Senior Center to get on the bus at 8:00am. Arrive at the Tippet Rise Art Center at 9:30am. Begin outdoor art center tour at 10:00am. Lunch break from 12:301:30pm. Leave Tippet Rise at 2:00pm. Arrive in Billings at 3:30pm. Ages: Days: Times: Date: Cost: Location:

18+ Saturday 8:00am - 3:30pm September 9 Activity #: 6528-A $25/resident; $35/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N 23rd St.)

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A DULT S PORTS SAND VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE Adult CoEd Volleyball is packing up its bags and moving to the beach for the summer! Bumps, Sets, & Spikes will be felt on the sand in a 4v4 format with the CoEd hit-rule being in affect. Sign your team up now for some friendly team competition under the sun. Team fee includes 7 regular season games and an end of the season tournament. Must have a minimum of 4 players per team, league will be call-your-own, with all disputes ‘replayed’. Please indicate either a recreation or competitive division placement upon registration. Team registration deadline is Monday, May 15. Games begin on May. 24th. Divisions may be combined due to team enrollment numbers.

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18+ Wednesdays 6:00pm - 9:00pm May 24 - July 19 Activity #: 2000-A Rose Park Volleyball Courts (22nd St W. & Ave C.) $115/team Min. 6 teams / Max 20 teams

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A DULT S PORTS ADULT SOCCER LEAGUE Sign your team up for Billings Parks and Recreation’s Adult Summer Soccer League. This Coed Recreational League will kick off on June 6th with 11 weeks of regular season soccer games. Our Summer Soccer League is for Adult players looking to enjoy the game of soccer, get some exercise, and enjoy each other’s comradery. Aggressive play will not be permitted in the league. Deadline to Register is May 27th. Ages: Days: Session: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

18+ Mondays & Tuesdays Evenings June 12 - Aug. 21 $300 per team Amend Park (King Ave. East) Min. 5 teams / Max. 14 teams

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ADULT TENNIS LESSONS Adult Tennis lessons are held in the evening through out the summer at Pioneer Park. Take advantage of this opportunity to enroll both you and your child at the same location. There are three sessions (June 5- June 21, June 26 - July 12, and July 17- Aug. 2) to choose from. Lessons are taught on Mondays and Wednesdays at Pioneer Park. There will be two instructors per session. Lessons are coordinated by Brad Knutson (USPTA Instructor). GROUP Beginner Intermediate

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Nia is the art of movement the body's way. Nia is a cardio-dance workout, a movement practice, and a lifestyle based on the intelligent design of the body. We believe every person can discover, explore, unleash, and enhance their individual potential to live a healthy and meaningful life by engaging their senses and listening to their bodies. Nia tones your mind and tunes your body. Each workout brings mindfulness to your dance movement experience leaving you energized, mentally clear, and emotionally balanced. These cardio-dance workouts combine 52 simple moves with dance arts, martial arts, and healing arts to get you fit in 60 minutes Nia is practiced barefoot, non-impact, and adaptable to individual needs and abilities.

16+ Wednesdays (8 weeks) 5:30pm - 6:30pm May 10 - June 28 Activity #: 2507-A July 12 - Aug. 30 Activity #: 2507-B $45/resident, $55/non-resident Aimee Carlson Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Min. 6 / Max. 25

COFFEE CONVERSATIONS Learn about topics that may affect you as you age, while walking through beautiful Swords Park. Each walk will feature an expert guest speaker from the local community. The speaker will provide an educational talk as you walk through the park. Following the walk, coffee will be available and participants can ask specific questions. Speakers can include, a pharmacist, a physical therapist, a registered dietitian, and other expert speakers. What a great way to start your day! Ages: Day: Time: Session 1: Session 2: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

55+ Tuesdays 6:30am - 8:00am June 6 - July 18 (no walk on July 4) July 25 - Aug. 29 $20/resident, $30/non-resident Swords Park Min. 6 / Max. 15

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A DULT F ITNESS YOGA IN THE PARK Come join us at beautiful Veterans Park for an hour of Yoga and spiritual enlightenment. Yoga will allow you to improve your balance, strength and flexibility, while increasing your self awareness, awareness of breath and focus. All skill levels, including beginners, are encouraged to participate in this class. Yoga in the Park is taught by Carmen Elkins. Ages: Day: Time: Session 1: Session 2: Cost: Instructor: Location: Enrollment:

18+ Tuesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm June 6 - July 18 (No class 7/4) Activity #: 2527-A July 25 - August 29 Activity #: 2527-B $45/resident, $55/non-resident Carmen Elkins Veterans Park (Poly Dr. & 13th St. W.) Min. 4 / Max. 12

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A DULT S PORTS STRONG & FIT 55 + The perfect strength training program for 55+ women! These workouts promise to improve strength, build lean muscle mass, and help combat a loss of bone density as you age. Come workout in a safe and s u p p o r t i ve e nv i ro n m e nt a n d b u i l d relationships with your classmates along the way!

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55+ Mondays & Wednesdays 9:15am - 10:15am May 8 - June 28 Activity #: 8550-B July 10 - September 6 Activity #: 2550-A $35/resident, $45/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Min. 10 / Max. 25

ZUMBA IN THE PARK Zumba combines high energy and motivating Latin and International m u s i c w i t h u n i q u e m o ve s a n d combinations that allow you to dance away your worries and calories! It is based on the principle that a workout should be “fun and easy to do�. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. It is so much fun you'll love it. Ages: Day: Time: Session 1: Session 2: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

18+ Wednesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm June 7 - July 12 Activity #: 2525-A July 26 - Aug. 30 Activity #: 2525-B $45/resident, $55/non-resident Veterans Park (13th St. W & Poly Dr.) Min. 6 / Max. 25

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Y OUTH C AMPS ADVENTURE CAMP Adventure Camp is an all-day, active and adventurous camp designed for 8- 14 year olds with engaging activities to ensure they are moving, exploring, and developing throughout each day. Each week is assigned a theme and will participate in activities that follow that theme. Our Camp counselors are American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certified and will follow established camp/bus rules to ensure safety at all times. We strive to maintain a 8 to 1 participant to counselor ratio at all times for camp. Any changes due to weather, or other unforeseen circumstances, will be communicated as soon as possible to participants. Required EACH DAY at camp: sack lunch, snacks, water, sunscreen, bug spray, towel, swimsuit, comfortable walking shoes, water shoes and a change of clothes. Personal items and electronics are discouraged at camp (exception during show & tell). Any allergies to food, sun screen, bug spray, etc. should be communicated to camp staff. We would like to keep our camp “nut-free� as the potential for an allergic reaction may be increased due to the sharing of equipment, art supplies, and other items, as well as reducing the possibility in which food residue is transferred from one participant to the other. Transportation will be provided by Billings Parks and Recreation. Parents or guardians are required to sign-in and sign-out their camper daily, as well as drop of the completed consent form by the first day of camp.

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ADVENTURE CAMP THEMES Wild West Time Travelers - Take a trip back in time and explore the Wild West and learn the skills that the early cowboys, pioneers, and mountain men mastered. Camp will focus on the early inhabitants and settlers of Yellowstone Valley and the surrounding areas. Activities include: visiting historical sites and tours, hiking, climbing, and canoeing. Survivor Challenge - An unique experience that tests campers endurance, attitude, team spirit, wilderness knowledge and resourcefulness. By focusing on teamwork and building unity among ALL campers, everyone is sure to enjoy this thrilling camp. Activities include: small team challenges, historical landmark tours and hiking! Ultimate Outdoor Adventure - A mega-adventure that exposes campers to the extreme outdoors. There is overnight camping on Thursday night each week (menus and overnight schedule are provided prior to camping trip). Activities include: overnight camping, white water rafting, horseback riding and much more! Zombie Survival Camp - As outrageous as your child’s imagination, this camp will provide creative scenarios that teach life saving survival skills. Gore is limited; however the post-apocolypse sensation is explored at great lengths. Activities include: zombie dress, zombie races and zombie challenges. Into the Wild - Geared towards learning about nature and what it has to offer, this ‘hands on’ camp enlightens campers as to what our great state has to offer. Activities include: Horseback riding, Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary, Yellowtail Dam and Pompey’s Pillar. Incredible Aquatic Exploration - Make a splash this summer with exciting water activities! Water education is provided, as well as exposure to new aquatic experiences. Activities include: white water rafting, snorkeling and water slides! Alien Invaders- Campers will learn to prepare for a takeover from another planet. Activities this week will be team-orientated, as the human race must unite together to conquer the extraterrestrial invaders. Activities include: physical skill challenges, team building activities, and much more.

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Y OUTH C AMPS ADVENTURE CAMP DATES Weekly schedules will be sent to participants the week prior to camp. The established daily schedule will be adhered to by all camp staff unless the need arises due to weather or any unforeseen circumstances. If any changes to schedule need to be made, registered participant parents/guardians will be notified as soon as possible.

Ages: Days: Time: June 5 - 9 June 12 - 16 June 19 - 23 June 26 - 30 July 3 - 7 July 10 -14 July 17 - 21 July 24 - 28 July 31 - Aug. 4 Aug 7 - 11 Aug 14 - 18 All 11 Sessions

8 - 14 year olds Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm Wild West Time Travelers $149 Activity #: 1060-A Survivor Challenge $179 Activity #: 1060-B Ultimate Outdoor Adventure $229 Activity #: 1060-C Incredible Aquatics Exploration $179 Activity #: 1060-D Into the Wild (no camp July 4) $119 Activity #: 1060-E Zombie Survival $179 Activity #: 1060-F Ultimate Outdoor Adventure $229 Activity #: 1060-G Survivor Challenge $179 Activity #: 1060-H Incredible Aquatic Exploration $179 Activity #: 1060-I Zombie Survival $149 Activity #: 1060-J Alien Invaders $149 Activity #: 1060-K ($170 savings) $1749 Activity #: 1060-M *Added Non-resident fee of $10 per registration*

*Due to the popularity of this camp, we are unable to pro-rate or offer refunds for missed days/ weeks of camp.

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North Park Center (6th Ave. N. & 19th St.) Min. 8 / Max. 40

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Y OUTH C AMPS PIONEER PLAYHOUSE Pioneer Playhouse is an active and educational camp designed for 5 - 8 year olds with engaging activities to ensure they are moving, learning and developing throughout each day. Participants must have completed at least 1 year of Kindergarten or be enrolling in the fall of 2017 to attend. Each week is assigned a theme to increase interest in learning and exploration. Choose between morning, afternoon, or all day sessions. The morning session will focus on early learning objectives through crafts and activities, while the afternoon session will focus on special events and physical activity. Any transportation will be provided by Billings Parks and Recreation. Parents or guardians are required to sign-in and sign-out their camper daily, as well as drop of the completed consent form by the first day of camp. Our Camp counselors are American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certified and will follow established camp rules to ensure safety at all times. We strive to maintain a 6 to 1 participant to counselor ratio at all times for camp. Any changes due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances will be communicated as soon as possible to participants. Required EACH DAY at camp: sack lunch, snacks, water, sunscreen, bug spray, towel, swimsuit, comfortable walking shoes, water shoes and a change of clothes. Personal items and electronics are discouraged at camp (exception during show & tell). Any allergies to food, sunscreen, bug spray, etc. should be communicated to camp staff. We would like to keep our camp “nut-free� as the potential for an allergic reaction may be increased due to the sharing of equipment, art supplies, and toys in the Zimmerman Center. We would like to minimize the possibility in which food residue is transferred from one participant to the other, so please no snacks or lunches with nuts or peanut butter.

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Y OUTH C AMPS PIONEER PLAYHOUSE THEMES & DATES June 5 - 9: Back in Time: Join us as we explore the past with this fun-filled glimpse back in time! June 12 - 16: Dino Express: Learn all about all of your favorite prehistoric friends! June 19 - 23: Creepy Crawlers: participate in crafts and activities of their favorite creepy crawly bugs! June 26 -30: Super Heros & Princesses: Dress as your favorite character and learn what it takes to be one! July 3 - 7 : Challenge Week: Campers will take on new challenges and work together! July 10 - 14: Under the Sea: Dive in for a week full of sea crafts and water fun! July 17 - 21: Mystery Madness: Help us solve all of the mysteries this week has to hold! July24 - 28: Rainforest Wonders: Join us as we explore all of the animals and exotic places hidden in the rainforest July 31 - Aug. 4: Water Warriors: Campers will participate in water challenges and fun! August 7 - 11: Science Week: Become a mad scientist during this week full of fun and exciting science experiments! August 14 - 18: Space Explorers: Planets, stars, spaceships, aliens, and many more space adventures!

Dates June 5 - 9 June 12 - 16 June 19 - 23 June 26 - 30 July 3 - 7 July 10 - 14 July 17 - 21 July 24 - 28 July 31 - Aug. 4 Aug 7 - 11 Aug 14 - 18

Theme Back in Time Dino Express Creepy Crawlers Super Heros & Princesses Challenge Week Under the Sea Mystery Madness Rainforest Wonders Water Warriors Science Week Space Explorers All 11 Weeks (full days)

Full Day 1000-A 1000-B 1000-C 1000-D 1000-E 1000-F 1000-G 1000-H 1000-I 1000-J 1000-K 1000-M

Half Day AM 1001-A 1001-B 1001-C 1001-D 1001-E 1001-F 1001-G 1001-H 1001-I 1001-J 1001-K

Half Day PM 1002-A 1002-B 1002-C 1002-D 1002-E 1002-F 1002-G 1002-H 1002-I 1002-J 1002-K

*Due to the popularity of this camp, we are unable to pro-rate or offer refunds for missed days/weeks of camp*

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Full day: 7:30am - 5:30pm Half day AM: 7:30am - 12:30pm Half day PM: 12:30pm - 5:30 pm $100/ Week Full Day; $60/Week Half Day; All 11 sessions $975 Non-resident fee additional $10.00 per registration Zimmerman Center (1801 Virginia Lane) 5 - 8 years old (having completed 1 year of kindergarten or will be attending in the fall of 2017) Min. 8 / Max. 40

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Y OUTH C AMPS MAGIC CITY CAMP A classic camp that has made its come back! Magic City camp is for kids ages 7-12 who want to experience all of the best activities that the Magic City has to offer. Camps will be based out of Veterans Park. Campers will engage in activities in the park, as well as travel throughout the Billings community to experience the best activities our great city has to offer. Our Camp counselors are American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certified and will follow established camp/bus rules to ensure safety at all times. We strive to maintain a 8 to 1 participant to counselor ratio at all times for camp. Any changes in schedule due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances will be communicated as soon as possible to participants. Required EACH DAY at camp: sack lunch, snacks, water, sunscreen, bug spray, towel, swimsuit, comfortable walking shoes, water shoes and a change of clothes. Personal items and electronics are discouraged at camp (exception during show & tell). Any allergies to food, sun screen, bug spray, etc. should be communicated to camp staff. Ages: Days: Session 1: Session 2: Session 3: Session 4: Session 5: Session 6: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

7 - 12 Monday - Friday (7:30am - 5:30pm) June 12 - 16 Activity #: 1004-A June 19 - 23 Activity #: 1004-B June 26 - 30 Activity #: 1004-C July 17 - 21 Activity #: 1004-D July 24 - 28 Activity #: 1004-E Aug. 7 - 11 Activity #: 1004-D $150/resident, $160/non-resident Veterans Park Craft House (Poly Dr. & 13th St. W) Min. 10 / Max. 20

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Y OUTH C AMPS AQUANUTZ The perfect camp for any kid who can’t seem to stay out of the water. This camp is designed for those with an interest in a variety of water activities. Activities include: scuba diving with Adventure Scuba, white water rafting, canoeing, water safety instruction, water slides, an introduction to lifeguard training and plenty of cannonballs. This camp is supervised by our American Red Cross certified aquatic staff. Please pack a lunch, light snacks, water, swim suit, towel, sunscreen and closed toe shoes each day of camp. Ages: Days: Time: Session 1: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

9 - 13 year olds Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm Aug. 14 - 18 Activity #: 1013-A Rose Park Pool (21st. St. W. & Ave. C.) $150/resident, $160/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 20

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Y OUTH C AMPS GIRLS NINJA WARRIOR CAMP If your girl has energy and a quest for adventure, this camp is perfect for her! After making Tohkon warrior headbands and clan flags, these girls will discover their inner courage by overcoming a rock wall and surviving several clan challenges. Every Ninja needs to know how to quickly escape any situation. Therefore, we will swim, paddle, and climb our way through obstacle courses and activities specifically designed to help girls hone their Ninja Skills. Activities will be coordinated in conjunction with the Girls Scouts of Montana and Wyoming. Registration in this camp includes a 1 year Girl Scouts membership. If you are already a member of the girl scouts, please register at the Parks & Recreation office for a discounted rate. Our Camp counselors are American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certified and will follow established camp/bus rules to ensure safety at all times. We strive to maintain an 8 to 1 participant to counselor ratio at all times for camp. Any changes in schedule due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances will be communicated as soon as possible to participants. Required EACH DAY at camp: sack lunch, snacks, water, sun screen, bug spray, towel, swimsuit, comfortable walking shoes, water shoes and a change of clothes. Personal items and electronics are discouraged at camp (exception during show & tell). Any allergies to food, sunscreen, bug spray, etc. should be communicated to camp staff.

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September - December Activities Guide


F ALL Y OUTH A CTIVITIES KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

Come make a mess this Fall in Billings Parks & Recreation’s kitchen! We provide young chefs the opportunity to find success preparing their favorite dishes. Safety is important during this class and kitchen etiquette is taught to ensure each participant is safe. Each class day of class will have it’s own theme and will build on the lessons learned the day before. Bring your creativity and appetite for this exciting class! Ages: Days: Time: Season: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

8 - 13 years old Saturdays 9:30am - 12:00pm Activity #: 7412-A Oct. 14 - Nov. 4 North Park Center (6th Ave. N. & N. 19th St.) $55/resident, $65/non-resident Min. 4 / Max. 12

TINY TIGERS TUMBLE & PLAY This active class provides instruction in basic tumbling and gymnastic skills. Participants will utilize activities such as circuit style warmups, play parachute, Hula Hoop skills, and other fun games. These class activities are geared to improve strength, flexibility, balance, coordination and spatial awareness in children and young adolescents. Ages: Days: Times Session 1 Session 2: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

3 - 4 years old & 5 - 6 years old Thursdays 9:00am - 9:45am (5-6 years) 10:00am - 10:45am (3-4 years) Sep. 7 - Oct. 12 Activity #: 6415-A (3-4 years) / 6415-B (5-6 years) Oct. 19 - Nov. 30 Activity #: 6416-A (3-4 years) / 6416-B (5-6 years ) $45/resident, $55/non-resident North Park Center (6th Ave. N. & N. 19th St.) Min. 6 / Max. 15

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F ALL Y OUTH A CTIVITIES NFL FLAG FOOTBALL Billings Parks & Recrea on’s Youth NFL Flag Football program is ready for another ac onpacked season. Entering its 3rd season this fall, our program is expanding and will now have 6 prac ce loca ons for par cipants to choose from. Registra on includes a NFL replica jersey and flag belt. Prac ce will begin August 30th at (Country Manor, Highland, & Castle Rock) & August 31st at (Veteran’s, Hawthorne, & Gorham Park). The first two weeks of prac ce (8/30-9/8) will be for evalua ons un l teams can be formed. Games will be played Saturdays at Gorham Park for 6 weeks star ng September 30. Ages: Days: Dates: Times: Locations:

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2nd & 3rd Grade (Section A) 4th & 5th Grade (Section B) Mon, Wed, Sat or Tue, Thur, Sat Aug. 30 -Nov. 4 2nd & 3rd Grade (Section A) 4th & 5th Grade (Section B) Country Manor Park (M/W/S) Veterans Park (T/TH,S) Highland Park (M/W,S) Hawthorne Park (T/TH/S) Gorham Park (T/TH,S) Castle Rock (M/W,S) $75/residents, $85/non-residents

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YOUTH INSTRUCTIONAL BASKETBALL The fall season of basketball will provide an instruc onal se ng for those newer to the game of basketball. The program is designed for players who want to learn the fundamentals of the game, while gaining confidence on the court. Games will be played on Saturdays at area middle schools. Dates and Loca ons are to be determined. For more up-to-date informa on, please visit BillingsParks.org. Youth Scholarships are available to assist families with economic hardships. Scholarship Applica ons must filled out in person at the Parks and Recrea on Offices (390 N 23rd st.)

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F ALL Y OUTH A CTIVITIES 10U INDOOR TENNIS LESSONS Tennis isn’t just a summer sport, so this year we’ve brought our Tennis lessons indoors! Saturday lessons are conducted over a 4 week session at the North Park Center. All lessons follow the United States Tennis Association (USTA) guidelines for 10 & Under Tennis. 10 & Under tennis utilizes shorter nets, smaller court dimensions, a modified scoring system and modified balls that are better suited for younger player’s skill levels. Lessons are coordinated by Brad Knutson (USPTA Instructor). Ages: Days: Times Session 1 Session 2: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

10 years and under Saturdays 10:00am - 11:15am (7 & under) 11:15am - 12:30pm (7 & up) September 9 - October 14 Activity #: 6026-A (7& under) / 6026-B (7 & up) October 21 - November 18 Activity #: 6027-A (7& under) / 6027-B (7 & up) $65/resident, $75/non-resident North Park Center (6th Ave. N. & N. 19th St.) Min. 6 / Max. 15

FALL COMMUNITY PLAYGROUP Community Playgroup creates and encourages an environment where parents and children are able to learn and grow together! This program p ro mo tes gu id ed d evelo p ment wh ere interactive play and positive socialization is encouraged . Please bring a healthy light snack and drink for regular play dates. Fall Community Playgroup is hosted at the Zimmerman Center at Pioneer Park. For more information, please contact our Billings Community Playgroup Facilitator at : billingscommunityplaygroup@gmail.com Ages: Day: Session 1: Times: Cost: Location: Class Size:

Birth - 5 years old Tuesdays & Thursdays Oct. 3 - Dec. 14 9:30 am - 11:00 am 10 Punch Pass Card $30 Activity #: 6179-A 25 Punch Pass Card $60 Activity #: 6179-B Zimmerman Center (1801 Virginia Ln) Min. 3 / Max. 10

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F ALL A DULT A CTIVITIES ADULT TENNIS UNDER THE LIGHTS This Fall take advantage of the new lighted tennis courts at Pioneer Park with Adult Tennis lessons. Lessons will start at 7:30pm and last one hour. Adult lessons will be Coordinated by Brad Knutson, Elite USPTA Instructor.

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18+ Monday & Wednesday 7:30pm - 8:30pm Aug. 14 - Aug 30 Activity #: 6025-A Sep. 11 - 27 Activity #: 6025-B Pioneer Park Session 1: $45 / Session 2: $55 (non-resident fee additional $10) Min. 4 / Max. 10

ADULT DODGE BALL TOURNAMENT Come dodge, duck, dip, dive, & dodge this year in Billings Parks & Recreation's Adult Coed Dodgeball Tournament. This friendly competition will be played 5 on 5 with 8 dodgeballs at the North Park Center (6th Ave. N. & N. 19th St.). This Parks and Recreation tournament is a blast from the past that is sure to bring you back to your middle school glory days. There must be a minimum of 2 females per teams. Space is limited so sign up now!

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18 years and older Saturday 12:30pm - 6:00pm November 18 Activity#: 6255-A $30/team North Park Center (6th Ave N & N. 19th St.) Min 6 / Max 12

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F ALL A DULT A CTIVITIES COED VOLLEYBALL Billings Parks and Recreation CoEd Adult Volleyball is back and ready for another season of Bumps, Sets, & Spikes this Fall. Sign your team up now for some friendly team competition on the hardwood. Team fee includes 9 regular season games and an end of the season tournament. Must have a minimum of 6 players per team. Please indicate either a recreation or competitive division placement upon registration. Team registration deadline is Friday, September 1. Ages: Days: Time: Dates: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

18+ Sundays 1:00pm - 8:00pm Sep. 10 - Dec. 3 Castle Rock Middle School (1441 Governors Blvd.) $250/team Activity #: 6300-A Min. 8 / Max 22

ADULT SOCCER Kick the fútbol around this Fall in either the Adult Men’s, Women’s, or CoEd Soccer leagues. Games will start September 10th. Register your team before Sunday, September 3rd. Don't miss out on all the fast-paced action. The team fee includes 7 regular season games. *CoEd teams must have at least 2 females on the field at all times. Ages: Days: Time: Dates: Location: Cost:

18+ Sundays 12:00pm - 7:00pm Sep. 10 - Oct. 22 Amend Park $275/team

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F ALL A DULT A CTIVITIES ADULT 3 ON 3 BASKETBALL Tune up for Winter City League in our Fall Adult 3 on 3 Basketball league. Games will be played 3 on 3 with special halfcourt rules. We will be offering both Men’s/Women’s Compe ve & Recrea on divisions. Recrea on/Compe ve Divisions may be combined due to team enrollment. Team captains please designate your team name upon registra on. Games will be callyour-own.

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18+ Sundays TBD Sept.10 - Nov. 5 Area Middle Schools $99/team Min. 6 / Max 20

Activity #: 6050-A (Men’s Comp.) Activity #: 6050-B (Men’s Rec.) Activity #: 6051-A (Women’s Comp.) Activity #: 6051-B (Women’s Rec.)

SHORT COURT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT Billings Parks & Recreation will be hosting two, 2v2 short-court volleyball tournaments. Games will be played on a smaller court with similar rules to beach volleyball. Find your partner and don't miss out on some high speed volleyball action. Spiking, diving, and high-fiving are encouraged!

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August 26 Activity #: 6555-A December 9 Activity #: 6555-B Saturday $30/team 9:00am - 4:00pm North Park Center Min. 6 / Max. 10

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F ALL A DULT A CTIVITIES ADULT NFL FLAG FOOTBALL This version of flag football is geared for recrea on players who love the game of football. This non-contact, face paced, pass-heavy league will follow similar rules to our Youth NFL Flag Football program. Teams will play 6v6 on 50 yard fields. CoEd division requires a minimum of 2 females on the field at all mes and features special CoEd rules regarding ‘ball control’.

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18+ Sundays 10:00am - 6:00pm Activity #: 6850-B (Mens) Sep. 10 - Oct. 29 Activity #: 6850-A (CoEd) Gorham Park (Houle Dr. and Miles Ave.) $350/team Min. 6 teams / Max. 12 teams

CITY LEAGUE BASKETBALL Don't miss your chance to sign up your Men's and Women's Competitive, Semi-Competitive, or Recreational Basketball team in the Billings Parks and Recreation’s famous City League. The deadline to register your team is December 13th. A $350 Team fee is due upon registration plus a player fee of $45 per player due January 3rd. Space is limited, don't miss out this year. Teams can register online or at the Billings Parks, Recreation and Public Lands offices(390 N. 23rd St). Ages: Days: Dates: Times: Cost: Locations: Enrollment:

18+ Monday - Thursday and Sundays January 16 - April 17 Mon - Thu - 7:00pm - 10:00pm Sun - 4:00pm - 9:00pm $350/team $45 player fee per player Area Middle Schools Min 6 / Max 70

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F ALL S PECIAL I NTEREST COOKING FOR 1 Cooking for one and red of recipes for six? Come try this interac ve cooking class! Par cipants will be cooking and trying new recipes, while learning useful culinary skills! This class is made possible through a partnership with the MSU Extension – Yellowstone County. Register through Parks & Recrea on. For ques ons about the class, contact Jackie Rumph at 406-256-2828. This class will feature great fall recipes! Ages: Days: Times: Dates: Cost: Location: Enrollment: Instructor:

18+ Mondays 3:30pm – 5:00pm Sep. 11, 18, 25 Activity #: 6415-A $45/resident, $55/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Min. 6 / Max. 16 Jackie Rumph

POWERFUL TOOLS FOR CAREGIVERS This educa onal series is designed for family and friends that are caring for a loved one. This care can look different for everyone, whether the loved one is living independently, in your home, or in a nursing home. Through this series, par cipants will be provided with resources in the community specific to the needs of your caregiving situa on, gain tools to assist in making tough decisions and having difficult conversa ons with your loved one and learn ways to care for yourself amidst the caregiving process. Whether new to caregiving or a veteran, this class provides a variety of tools to help you. This series is made possible through a partnership with the MSU Extension – Yellowstone County. Register through Parks & Recrea on. For ques ons about the class, contact Jackie Rumph at 406-256-2828. Ages: Days: Time: Session 1: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

18+ Tuesdays 5:30pm – 7:00pm Sep. 5 - Oct. 24 Activity #: 6515-A Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) $45/resident, $55/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 16

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F ALL S PECIAL I NTEREST COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS - PART 1 Whether you need a refresher or are just beginning, this computer class is designed to provide you with the tools you need to get started and protect your personal informa on when using a computer! Each week, our instructor will build on the informa on learned the week before. The class will cover computer basics, mouse exercises, how to use the internet, protec ng your computer from viruses, and protec ng your personal informa on and iden ty. Classes will be held in our computer lab. No personal computer is required. Ages: Days: Times: Dates: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

45+ Tuesdays 1:30pm - 2:30pm Sept. 5 - Oct. 10 Activity #: 6630-A $55/resident, $65/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Min. 6 / Max. 16

COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS - PART 2 This class is designed for individuals that have used a computer before but would like addi onal training. Each week, our instructor will build on the informa on learned the week before. The class will cover: crea ng and using an email account, file storage/transfer, installing/uninstalling applica ons, troubleshoo ng, and much more. Classes will be held in our computer lab, no personal computer is required. Ages: Days: Times: Dates: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

45+ Tuesdays 1:30pm – 2:30pm Oct. 17 - Nov. 21 Activity #: 6631-A $55/resident, $65/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Min. 6 / Max. 16

DOWNLOADING DIGITAL PHOTOS Learn to transfer photos from your camera to your computer. Your photos will be ready to print, email, or upload to Facebook! Bring your camera and spend two days exploring with us! Ages: Days: Time: Session 1: Session 2: Location: Cost: Enrollment: Instructor:

18+ Wednesdays & Thursdays 1:00pm – 4:00pm Sep. 27 & Sep. 28 Activity #: 6634-A Nov. 29 & Nov. 30 Activity #: 6634-B Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) $35/resident, $45/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 16 Terry Struck

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F ALL A DULT F ITNESS FITNESS BY DESIGN New to fitness, or get red of always doing the same workout rou ne? This class is for you! A variety of instructors and workouts have been compiled into one great series! The class will feature strength training, Zumba, and much more! All of the classes are tailored to fit the needs of aging adults to provide a social environment, improve strength, and increase flexibility. Ages: Days: Times: Session 1: Session 2: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

55+ Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30am - 10:30am August 22 - October 17 Activity #: 2599-A October 19 - December 14 Activity #: 6599-B $35/resident, $45/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Min. 10 / Max. 25

BOOSTING YOUR BALANCE As we get older, it can be frightening to think about losing our balance, but it doesn't have to be! Learn ps and tricks to improve or maintain your balance as you age. Preparing your body and mind to keep your head and your heels connected. Ages: Days: Time: Dates: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

55+ Wednesdays 10:45am - 11:45am September 13 - October 18 Activity #: 6557-A Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) $30/resident, $40/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 25

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Nia is a cardio dance workout, a movement prac ce, and a lifestyle based on the intelligent design of the body Nia tones your mind and tunes y o u r b o d y. E a c h w o r k o u t b r i n g s mindfulness to your dance movement experience leaving you energized, mentally clear, and emo onally balanced. These cardio-dance workouts combine 52 simple moves with dance art, mar al arts, and healing arts to get you ďŹ t in 60 minutes. Nia is prac ced barefoot, non-impact, and adaptable to individual needs and abili es.

16+ Wednesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm Sep. 6 - Oct. 25 Activity #: 6507-A Nov. 1 - Dec. 20 Activity #: 6507-B $45/resident, $55/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Min. 6 / Max. 25

BEGINNERS ZUMBA This class u lizes easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of mo on and coordina on. Come ready to sweat, and prepare to leave empowered and feeling strong. The class is great for ac ve older adults who are looking for a modiďŹ ed Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity.

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18+ Thursdays 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Sep. 14 - Oct 19 Activity #: 6526-A Oct 26 - Dec 7 Activity #: 6526-B Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) 35/residents, $45/non-residents Min.6 / Max. 20

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F ALL A DULT F ITNESS INTRO TO 55+ FITNESS Strength training can help older adults improve fitness, mobility, strength and balance, emo onal well-being, bone health and help to reduce falls. This class will incorporate standing and si ng exercises designed for beginners, mobility impaired or balance impaired. Discover how effec vity you can exercise, even in a chair! Ages: Days: Times: Session 1: Cost: Location: Enrollment:

55+ Fridays 10:45 am - 11:45 am Sep. 15 - Oct. 20 Activity #: 6549-A $30/resident, $40/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Min. 5 / Max. 16

SLOW AND GENTLE YOGA Experience the benefits of gentle yoga. This class is designed to provide increased flexibility & balance while improving strength for aging adults. Many of these classes are done from the comfort of your chair. If you have always wanted to try yoga but weren't sure if your body could handle it, this is the series for you. Ages: Days: Time: Session 1: Session 2: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

55+ Mondays 10:30am - 11:30am Sep. 11 - Oct. 23 (no class 10/9) Activity #:6522-A Oct. 30 - Dec. 4 Activity #:6522-B Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) $30/resident, $40/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 25

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F ALL A DULT F ITNESS STRONG AND FIT 55+ The perfect strength training program for 55+ women! These workouts promise to improve strength, build lean muscle mass, and help combat a loss of bone density as you age. Come workout in a safe and suppor ve environment and build rela onships with your classmates along the way!

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55+ Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 9:15am - 10:15am Sep. 11 - Oct. 20 Activity #:6550-A Oct. 23 - Dec. 6 Activity #:6550-B $35/resident, $45/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Min. 10 / Max. 25

CORE YOGA (PIYO) Core yoga (PiYo) is a class that strengthens and empowers the body, mind, and spirit. We will combine the strength components of pilates with the exibility movements of Yoga. Core yoga (PiYo) works because it's strenuous and vigorous enough to get the physical results you want, but without the typical feeling of exhaus on a er a long workout session. Ages: Days: Time: Session 1: Session 2: Location: Cost: Enrollment:

16+ Tuesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm Sep. 12 - Oct. 17 Activity #:6510-A Oct. 24 - Nov. 28 Activity #:6510-B Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) $35/resident, $45/non-resident Min. 6 / Max. 25

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P ARKS , F ACILITIES , & C OMMUNITY I NFORMATION

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C OMMUNITY I NFO COMMUNITY GARDENS Come grow with us at one of our community gardens! It has been four years since the establishment of the Amend Park Community Garden, where gardeners grew over 4,400 lbs of produce in 2016. The Songbird Community Garden is a brand new garden site opening this season by the neighborhood of Josephine Crossing. Not an experienced Gardener? We'll meet you where you're at! Come to learn, grow, and connect with a diversity of backgrounds, skill levels, and experiences. Tools, water, soil, seeds, and know-how are provided by us. Workshops and community events will be held at both loca ons, and are open to the public. Maintaining a plot throughout the growing season can be a big commitment, so if you don't feel up to it, we'd s ll love to have you stay informed and involved in whatever capacity is good for you; just shoot us an email or give us a call. We pride ourselves on building publicly accessible spaces for learning, growing, healing, and engaging in all of its forms. Whether you want to connect with the local food movement, build a stronger community, or just grow some fresh produce for your home, our gates are open.

*Applications for garden plots must be filled out at the Parks & Recreation office. We are unable to take online registration at this time

Ages: Days: Dates: 3’x6’ raised bed: 10’x10’ Plot: 10’x20’ Plot: 20’x20’ Plot: Location:

18 years or older Monday - Sunday May - October $15 ($30 with refundable deposit) $20 ($35 with refundable deposit) $30 ($45 with refundable deposit) $40 ($55 with refundable deposit) Amend Park Community Garden (685 S. Billings Blvd) Songbird Community Garden (Off of Songbird Drive) *Fees are waived for non-prot organizations or individual applicants based on income) Both Songbird and Amend Park Community Garden have plots ranging from 3 x 6 to 20 x 20 in size. Applica ons are now open and can be found on our website at billingsparks.org/community-gardens or the Parks and Recrea on office at 390 N. 23rd St. Call us at (406) 657-8308 or email prvista3@ci.billings.mt.us for more informa on

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C OMMUNITY I NFO VOLUNTEER INFORMATION If you are looking for a way to get involved in your community, the Parks and Recreation Department has a variety of service experiences to choose from. You can be matched with a project that fits your group or individual needs. Come have fun volunteering with the Parks and Recreation Department and make a difference in your Community. To view current opportunities visit the outreach tab on our website or contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Chris Waite (Contact information is located at the bottom of the page)

VOLUNTEER PARK RANGER Come be a part of a team of Park Rangers who are passionate about the City's Parks and Trails. Rangers work as hosts for the parks, welcoming visitors and serving as an extra set of “eyes and ears� for the Parks and Recreation Department. Volunteers are asked to commit to weekly visits at assigned parks or trails for one season. Rangers will participate in an orientation and training prior to beginning their assignment. Information about the program and applications can be found on our website under the outreach tab, or by contacting the Volunteer Coordinator, Chris Waite (contact info below). Applications are due by April 30th.

VOLUNTEER BIKE PATROL Do you like to ride the trails in Billings? The Volunteer Bike Patrol is looking for you to help patrol the trails and parks around the city. Come be a part of this team of committed volunteers that keep the trails safer and more enjoyable for the community. Patrols are scheduled at a time that is convenient for you. Information about the program and applications can be found on our website under the outreach tab, or by contacting the Volunteer Coordinator, Chris Waite.

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C OMMUNITY I NFO ARBOR DAY Come join us for the award winning celebration of Arbor Day at Veterans Park on Thursday, May 4th. Volunteer projects related to tree planting and care, as well as park improvements will take place throughout the morning. Additionally, the park will be filled with over 500 elementary students from local 4th grade classes to learn about environment related issues from local professionals. Volunteers are needed to assist with the education stations as well as work projects. All volunteers will receive an official t-shirt and lunch. The public is invited to attend the Official Arbor Day Ceremony at 12:15pm. If you have a group that would like to participate, or you would like to be an education booth presenter, please contact the Chris Waite, Volunteer Coordinator, directly (406-657-8308). Ages: Day: Time: Date: Location: Cost:

All Thursday 7:30am - 1:15pm May 4 Veterans Park (Poly Dr. & 13th St West) FREE

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C OMMUNITY I NFO MOVIES IN THE PARK DATES & LOCATIONS June 2nd - Veterans Park June 16th - Sacajawea Park June 30th - Optimist Park July 28th - Rose Park August 11th - Pioneer Park August 25th - South Park

Come enjoy Movies in the Park this Summer presented by Billings Parks and Recreation, Billings Kiwanis, and Firefly Outdoor Movie Co. Movies will take place on Friday nights at various parks throughout the community. For the most up to date information of movie showings, please check reymovieco.com. Movies will start at Dusk. Movie viewers may bring chairs or blankets.

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK

Want to enjoy a little COMEDY and DRAMA outside in a beautiful park? Then join us this summer in Pioneer Park on Thursday, July 20st & Friday, July 21st for the amazing performances of “You Can Never Tell” and “Macbeth” Performances start at 6:30pm and are FREE to the public. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and sit back for some Shakespeare in the Park! Sponsored by the Billings Parks and Recreation Department. Performed by “Montana Shakespeare in the Parks”. Call 237-6272 for more information.

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C OMMUNITY I NFO FISHING JAMBOREE The 19th Annual Youth Fishing Jamboree is scheduled for Saturday, June 24th, from 9:25am to 1:00pm at Riverfront Park and Lake Josephine. The Jamboree will provide fishing safety and instruc on from Bob Gibson of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, assisted by volunteer leaders from Montana Pike Masters, Walleyes Unlimited and Magic City Fly Fishers. Youth ages 1214, must have an $8 conserva on license. A fun and rewarding experience is promised to all par cipants which includes fishing instruc on, canoeing, prizes and a picnic. The jamboree will be limited to the first 125 to register. A parent, grandparent or guardian must accompany each youth fisherman.

BIKE RODEO Come join Billings Kiwanis Club for the 19th annual Bike Rodeo! This event is free and will take place on Saturday, May 20th at Sacajawea Park from 10am - 11:30am. This event will give bikes to youth in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Volunteers will be available to perform minor repairs on bicycles for kids of all ages (tune-ups, fix flat tires, adjust loose chains, adjust seat height, etc.). Donated bikes that have been serviced by volunteers are available on a first-come basis when kids bring a bike deemed beyond repair. Volunteers will also provide bike helmets, obstacle courses, safety instruction and refreshments. The Billings Kiwanis Club is seeking donated youth bicycles from the Billings area that need little or no repair. The bikes will be cleaned-up, repaired and given to families in need.

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F ACILITIES BATTING CAGES STRIKEZONE BATTING CAGES *Fast & Slow Pitch Machines Baseball & So ball Located at Stewart Park (26th ST. W. & Central Ave.) Opera ng hours may vary based on Weather Condi ons Call StrikeZone directly at 652-8403 for more informa on and weather condi ons

Hours of Opera on: (April - May)

2017 Rates

Monday-Friday 4pm - 9pm Saturday 10am - 8pm Sunday 12pm - 6pm

1 Token (20 Pitches) $2.00 3 Tokens (60 Pitches) $5.00 Hours of Opera on: (June - August) MVP Card (25 Tokens) $40.00 Monday-Friday 12pm - 9pm 30 Minute Rental $30.00 Saturday 10am - 10pm 1 HR Rental $40.00 Sunday 12pm - 6pm

Facility Rental - available during nonbusiness hours for birthday par es or team prac ces. Call 652-8403 during business hours for more informa on.

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F ACILITIES BILLINGS COMMUNITY & SENIOR CENTER The center offers a variety of life enriching programs to the Billing Community for individuals 55 years and older and their families. The center features a large ballroom for various ac vi es, a cra room, computer lab, fitness center and other educa onal classrooms. This allows the flexibility to provide a wide-variety of programs and services.

Our mission is to provide social, recrea onal, and wellness opportuni es that promote independent and healthy lifestyles. The Community Center offers a wide variety of programs and hobbies. This includes exercise classes, computer classes, games, hobby clubs, reduced or free health clinics, and so much more!

Through a partnership with the Adult Resource Alliance of Yellowstone County, we are able to offer an affordable nutri ous lunch at the center Monday - Friday. Call 657-3050 for more informa on or stop by the Center! The Billings Senior Ci zens Inc. also offers many opportuni es for 55+ community members at the Billings Community & Senior Center including BINGO, card games, and a monthly community dance.

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F ACILITIES PAR 3 GOLF COURSE 19th St West & Central 652-2553

Great Practice Facilities with Driving Range and 2 Chip/Putting Greens One full round of golf takes 1/2 the time of a regulation course The Pro-Shop has ALL of your golf equipment needs; including custom fit clubs. Range Balls - $4 SM., $5 MD., $7.50 LG., $9 Jumbo The Clubhouse Grill is a great spot for lunch with sandwiches, drinks, snacks, hotdogs, and hamburgers Group and individual instruction is available by appointment 652-2553

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- Season Pass Memberships now on sale - Visit the Pro Shop for applications Senior Single (55 and older) Senior Couple (55 and older) Junior 17 and Under Single Couple Family

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P ARK I NFORMATION SOUND STAGE RENTALS

Sound Stage Rentals You provide the show and entertainment, we will provide the stage and setup. The portable stage has a 14' x 28' skirted pla orm, P.A. System with CD Player, and colored ligh ng. Rental Rates: Non-Prot Organization/Non-Alcohol Event For-Prot Business/Alcohol served at Event PA System and CD Players Colored Can Spot Lighting (Night Time Events)

One Day/$350.00 One Day/$550.00 One Day/$75.00 ONE DAY/$100.00

Two Day/$450.00 Two Day/$650.00 Two Day/$100.00 TWO DAY/$150.00

*A refundable damage/cleaning deposit of $250.00 is due at the me of rental reserva on. To reserve your Sound Stage, rental applica on, rental fee, & damage deposit must be submi ed to the Parks & Recrea on Office*

Alcohol Permits If you plan on having alcohol at your event you must purchase an Alcohol Permit from the Parks and Recrea on Department Office. This is for beer and wine only (no glass containers). Permits may be obtained in person at the Parks & Recrea on office. Alcohol permits cost $75 and are nonrefundable & non-transferable. (No permits are issued for Coulson, Swords or Riverfront Parks)

Park Use Permits A Park Use Permit is required for any event that is open to the general public and is available for requests to reserve a specific park area for weddings, company picnics or family reunions. Events open to the public include youth sports leagues, concerts, fun runs, and special group events. A $100 processing fee is charged on a per park basis for general permits and is non-refundable. Permits for athle c usage are per field/season and rates vary according to usage. Events open to the public require liability insurance that meets the mandatory guidelines contained in the applica on. You can pick up a permit applica on at the Parks and Recrea on Department, located at, 390 North 23rd Street. Office hours are Mon - Fri, 8 am - 5 pm (excluding holidays) or download one off of the website: www.BillingsParks.org.

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P ARKS & F ACILITIES FACILITY RENTALS Billings Parks & Recreation has several facilities that are available for public rental. The North Park Center is located at 6th Ave. North and North 19th Street. The center has approximately 5,600 sq. ft. all on one level. This includes a small gym, kitchen area complete with stove, refrigerator, and sink. The center also features a multi-purpose room and restrooms. The building is great for events of 100 or less such as meetings, social gatherings, receptions and more!

Rental Rates: Hourly: $35.00 1/2 Day: $125.00 (6 hours or less) Full Day: $250.00 (8am - 10pm)

Rental Rates: Hourly: $30.00 1/2 Day: $100.00 (6 hours or less) Full Day: $200.00 Zimmerman Center is located at 1801 Virginia Lane in Pioneer Park. The building includes a food prep area, restrooms, and a multi-purpose room. This building is ideal for groups of 50 or less for meetings or social events. Available for rent to the public 8:00 am - 10:00 pm. These Facilities are heated and require a $100 Refundable Key & Cleaning deposit. These facilities require a Rental Agreement. Rental Agreements must be filled out at the Parks & Recreation Office (390 N. 23rd Street).

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P ARKS & F ACILITIES PARK BUILDINGS Billings Parks & Recreation has two indoor multi-purpose buildings that are available for public rental. They are located in Gorham & Veterans Parks. Both are newly renovated buildings and are a great place to hold your event. The multi-purpose buildings are adjacent to playgrounds and restrooms. These facilities require a rental agreement and refundable damage deposit. Rental agreements must be filled at the Parks & Recreation Office (390 N. 23rd Street)

Rental Rates: Daily Rental: $100.00 (8:00 am - 10:00 pm) *Facility requires a $100 Refundable Key & Cleaning deposit.

Veteran’s Park Multi-Purpose Building

Central Park Multi-Purpose Building Billings Parks & Recreation has three Indoor/Outdoor Park Buildings located at Central, Highland, and Optimist Parks. The indoor portion of these buildings have a food prep area, serving counter space, electrical outlets, a small utility sink, and room for seating. The outdoor covered portion has picnic tables and provides shade for you and your guests. The buildings are adjacent to playgrounds and/or spray grounds and restrooms. These facilities require a rental agreement and a $100 refundable damage deposit. Rental agreements must be filled at the Parks & Recreation Office (390 N. 23rd Street) Rental Rates: Op mist Park: $100 4-picnic tables that may be used inside or outside

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Central Park: $100 2-8 picnic tables inside (seats 5/6 people per side) 6-8 picnic tables outside (seats 5/6 people per side

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R ENTAL I NFORMATION PARK SHELTERS Billings Parks and Recreation has some great shelters located throughout the city that are a perfect place to host a family reunion, company picnic, birthday party or get together! All picnic shelters are available on a first-come, first-serve basis unless they are reserved through a paid rental. Rental reservations for shelters must be paid for at the time of reservation. You can reserve your shelter online at BillingsParks.org or at the Parks and Recreation Offices. Some shelter rentals are available for a Full Day rental from 8:00am - 10:00pm, while other more popular shelters are available for a Half Day rental from 8:00am - 2:00pm or 3:00pm - 10:00pm.

Arrowhead:

Full Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Edgerton:

Full Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

INDICATES ELECTRICITY AVAILABLE

$50 $50

Hawthorne:

Full Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

$50

North #1 & #2:

Full Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Half Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM or 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

$100 $50

Riverfront #1:

Full Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Half Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM or 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

$100 $50

Riverfront #2 & #3:

Full Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

$40

Rose:

Full Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Half Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM or 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

$100 $50

Rosebud:

Full Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

$40

South:

Full Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

$50

South Gazebo:

Full Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

$50

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Full Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Half Day Rental – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM OR 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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C OMMUNITY I NFO YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM The Billings Parks & Recrea on Scholarship Fund provides youth in our community access to recrea onal programs whose families may be experiencing economic hardships. These scholarships provide eligible families exposure to posi ve experiences and ac ve lifestyles. Through our programs, children are provided the opportunity to gain and refine life skills, and to develop posi ve personal and social assets. We need your help to provide recrea on opportuni es to children who would not otherwise have the opportunity! Your dona on will help to provide an enrichment ac vity, class or program that will help a child build essen al characteris cs that are needed to succeed in life. 100% of the dona ons to this fund go directly to support scholarships for Billings’ youth. To apply for a scholarship, please stop by the Parks & Recrea on office to pick up a scholarship applica on. For more informa on about dona ng, please stop by the Parks & Recrea on office (390 N. 23rd St) or visit www.BillingsParks.org

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H OW TO R EGISTER Register Online @ www.BillingsParks.org -orComplete the Registration Form located on the back cover and return to main office Billings Parks and Recreation Department 390 North 23rd Street Billings, MT 59101 For more information call the Parks and Recreation Office 657-8371 Open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm  Register early, many of the activities have limited enrollment available.  Be sure to include the activity number on your registration form, complete household

information, read liability waiver/refund policy, and don't forget to sign the form.  Payment: make checks payable to: the “City of Billings”, Visa, Master Card &

Discover accepted.

DEADLINES

NON-RESIDENT POLICIES

Various programs may list activity deadlines for registration. Generally the deadline for registration is one week prior to the start of the activity, or session when there are multiple sessions being offered. This enables us to produce and distribute participant rosters to instructors as well as combine low enrollment classes rather than cancel them.

For people who do not reside within the city limits there will be a non-resident fee of $10 per activity charged in addition to the regular program fee. This fee is to non-refundable, except in the case of a cancelled or filled class which prohibits participation in a program.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS Applications are available for low income families to apply for reduced fees for specific summer recreation programs. Applicants must be city residents and can receive up to a 75% discount if qualified. Reduced children’s pool passes are also available. Pick up an application in person at the Parks and Recreation Office to apply.

ACTIVITY TRANSFER Requests to transfer to a different program activity once registered must be made at least five business days prior to the scheduled starting date. Transfers will be done when possible depending upon enrollment availability.

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