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MAY - NOVEMBER 2018 ACTIVITIES GUIDE

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DIRECTORY 2 Pools 3 Aquatics 14 Outdoor Recreation 18 Youth Sports 27 Special Interest 33 Adult Sports 35 Adult Fitness 38 Youth Camps 46 Music Camp 47 August - November Activity Guide 48 Fall Youth Programs 51 Fall Adult Programs 56 Fall Special Interest 59 Fall Adult Fitness 62 Park Facilities & Community Information 63 Community Information 70 Batting Cages 71 Rentals 75 Program Scholarships 76 How to Register 77 Registration Form

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POOLS Pools open June 6th, 2018 at 12pm

Rose Park Pool 21st St. West & Ave C Open Daily 12pm - 8pm Rose Park Daily Admission Age 4 & Under Free Youth Ages 5 - 17 $3 Adult Ages 18+ $6 Children age 4 and under admitted FREE with a playing adult

Rose Park Pool Pass 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 Children age 4 and under admitted Free with a paying adult

South Park Pool 6th Ave. South & South 30 Open Daily 12pm - 6pm South Park Daily Admission Age 4 & Under Free Youth Ages 5 - 17 $2 Adult Ages 18+ $4 Children age 4 and under admitted FREE with a paying adult

South Park Pool Pass 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 Children age 4 and under admitted Free with a paying adult

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AQUATICS Water Slide Information Rose Park Water Slide Punch Card 25 Punches for $55 (Savings of $20) Available for children 17 years and younger

Rose Park Waterslides

Rose Park Water Slide (All Day Wristband) Single Slide $1 Youth Ages 7 - 17 $3 $4 Adult Ages 18+ Water Slide fees are in addition to the daily pool fees of $3.00 youth and $6.00 adults

Water Slides Available for Rent Evenings (M - F) 8pm - 9pm 10:30am - 11:30am Weekends $125 per Hour Cost Evening rentals unavailable in August due to earlier sunset. Please call 657-8371 for rental info

Punch Cards are NON-Refundable & NON-Replaceable *Each punch is an addition to the daily admission fee

Pool passes can be purchased at the Parks and Recreation office or at Rose Park Pool during hours of operation.

Wading Pools & Spraygrounds There are two filtrated, chlorinated wading pools and five 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.

Castle Rock Spraygound

Pioneer Park Wading Pool

Wading Pools open June 11th 12pm - 6pm Wading Pool Locations Pioneer Park 3rd St. W. & Ave D. Hawthorne Park Janie & Columbine Dr.

Spraygrounds open May 26th 10am - 8pm Sprayground Locations North Park 6th Ave N. & N. 20th St. 5th St. W. & Terry Ave. Terry Park Highland Park 2nd Ave. S. & S. 37th. St Castle Rock Park Wicks Ln. & Nutter Blvd. South Park 6th Ave S. & S. 30th St.

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AQUATICS 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 $175! (Each additional child is $10). Up to two adult chaperones included in the entrance price. Parties are welcome to bring their own birthday cake and gifts. 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 406-657-8371

Birthday Party Package at Rose Park (during normal hours) Up to 15 children and 2 adult chaperones Cost - $175 / 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 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 406-657-8371 for information on availability and pricing.

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AQUATICS Swim Lesson Class Guide 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 to 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 support.

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 motion.

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 scissorslike 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 swimming

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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AQUATICS Rose Park Pool Lessons Ages: Boys & Girls Ages 4 & up Cost: $55/residents, $65/non-residents Days: Monday - Friday Session #

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AQUATICS South Park Pool Lessons Ages: Boys & Girls Ages 4 & up Cost: $55/residents, $65/non-residents Days: Monday - Friday Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Session # Time 4 - 5 Years Pre-rec. L1 Pre-rec. L2 Pre-rec. L3 Pre-rec. L4 Pre-rec. L5 11 - 11:55am 5031-D 5032-D 5033-D 3 July 9-13 5 - 5:55PM 5031-E 5032-E 5033-E

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South Park Sprayground Opening Summer 2018

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AQUATICS Parent/Child Swim Lessons Location: Cost: Days: Age:

Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave. C) $55/residents, $65/non-residents Monday - Friday 6 months - 4 years

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Session 1 June 18 - 22 11am - 12:00pm Session 2 June 25 - 29 11am - 12:00pm Session 3 July 9 - 13 11am - 12:00pm Session 4 July 16 - 20 11am - 12:00pm Session 5 July 23 - 27 11am - 12:00pm Session 6 July 30 - Aug 3 11am - 12:00pm Session 7 Aug 6 - 10 11am - 12:00pm

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Tailored Swim Lessons Feeling a little timid about swim lessons? The Parks and Recreation Department is offering an opportunity for one-on-one swim instruction. These custom-tailored lessons are designed to meet the individual needs of the student, allowing the student to progress at their own unique pace. Lessons are offered to beginner through advanced students. All lessons are instructed by American Red Cross Certified Swim Instructors.

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6 Session 7 Activity # 5201-A 5202-A 5203-A 5204-A 5205-A 5206-A 5207-A June 18 - 22 June 25- 29 July 9 - 13 July 16 - 20 July 23 - 27 July 30 - Aug. 3 Aug. 6 - 10 Date Age 4 - 12 Age Monday - Friday Days $85/residents, $95/non-residents Cost 9:00am - 9:45am Times Location Rose Park Pool (21st St. W. & Ave. C)

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AQUATICS Adult Lap Swimming Participants 18 years of age and older will enjoy this pool time for lap swimmers only. During lap swim, 6 participants will be permitted in each lane. Register for one week to sign up for all five days of that week. Please see the dates and times listed below. Please include the Activity # on your registration. Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6 Session 7 Activity # 5300-A 5300-B 5300-C 5300-D 5300-E 5300-F 5300-G Date June 18 - 22 June 25- 29 July 9 - 13 July 16 - 20 July 23 - 27 July 30 - Aug. 3 Aug. 6 - 10 Age 18 & Older Days Monday - Friday Cost $15/residents, $25/non-residents Times 7:00am - 9:00am Location Rose Park Pool (21st St. W. & Ave. C)

Guard Start: Lifeguarding Tomorrow 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. Activity # 5200-A 5200-B Age Boys & Girls 12 - 15 Date July 16 - 27 July 30 - Aug. 10 Days Monday - Friday Times 9:00am - 12:00pm Cost $160/residents, $170/non-residents Location Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave. C) Enrollment Min. 2 / Max. 10 Billings Parks & Recreation

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AQUATICS Lifeguard Certification Class This American Red Cross lifeguarding course is designed and taught by industryleading professionals to help individuals stay safe in, on, and around the water. This classes teaches the best safety and rescue techniques, CPR, first aid, and AED administration and prepares individuals to deliver critical care when it’s needed most. Participants must be able at least 16 years or older, able to swim 300 yards, and dive 10 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object. Parks and Recreation is looking for qualified individuals to become lifeguards at city pools. A current American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification is required. All applicants interested (not currently certified) must pass this class and submit an application through the City of Billings website to be considered for employment. This class is open to the general public looking to be certified as a lifeguard. Activity # Date Age Cost Times Location Enrollment

Session 1 Session 2 1014-A 1014-B May 4, 5, 6 June 1, 2, 3 16 years and older $175 if received before 5/23, ($25 late fee after 5/23) May 4th. 5th 8am - 5pm June 1st 6pm - 10pm May 6th, 8am - Finish June 2nd, 3rd 8am - 5pm MSUB

Rose Park Pool House Min. 10 / Max. 20

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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.

Activity # 1114-A Age 16 and up Date June 11 - 15 Days Monday - Friday Times 8:00am - 12:00pm Cost $185 Location Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave. C) Enrollment Min.10 / Max. 20 10

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AQUATICS Discover Scuba Have you ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? Sign up for Adventure Scuba’s Discover 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 step of the way. From your first breath underwater, you’ll be hooked! (Divers must be 10 years old or older. Divers under 18 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian) Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 5101-A 5101-B Youth and Adults 10+ Age (minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)

Date July 5th July 19th Thursday Days $25/resident, $35/non-resident Cost 6:30pm - 7:30pm Times Location Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave. C) Enrollment Min. 5 / Max.10

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 Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 comes with the PADI diver # 5100-A lifestyle. Pool sessions are Activity Youth and Adults 12+ (minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian) Age held at the Adventure Scuba Date July 13th July 14th July 15th Friday Saturday Sunday Training Center and the Rose Days $340/Residents, $365/non-residents Cost Park Pool. Times 6:00pm-10:00pm 8:00am-1:00pm 8:00am-1:00pm Location

For complete information visit Enrollment www.divemontana.com/ rosepark or call 406-259-7363.

Adventure Scuba Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave. C) Min. 4 / Max. 8

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AQUATICS Aqua Zumba Known as the Zumba Pool Party, we give a new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout. The instructor integrates the Zumba formula with traditional aquatic fitness to create a safe, challenging, water-based workout which is cardiotraining, body toning, and exhilarating!

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5004-A 5004-B Boys & Girls 12 - 15 June 12 - July 12 July 17 - August 9 No class 7/2 - 7/6

Days Tuesday & Thursdays Times 5:30pm-6:25pm Cost $50/residents, $60/non-residents Location Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave. C) Enrollment Min. 2 / Max. 10

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!

Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 5000-A 5000-B Date June 13 - July 11 July 16 - August 8 16+ Age Monday & Wednesdays Day $50/residents, $60/non-residents Cost 5:30pm-6:25pm Times Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave. C) Location Enrollment Min.6 / Max.24 12

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AQUATICS Dog Days of Summer Billings Parks and Recreation is holding its 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.

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August 19th Sunday $3 per dog (humans are free) 12:00pm - 4:00pm Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave. C)

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OUTDOOR RECREATION Summer Climbing Classes

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Bring out your inner adrenaline junkie and test yourself on the faces of the Rimrocks surrounding Billings. If you’ve ever been interested in rock climbing, our expert instructor will lead the way. Jim Rott from STEEPWORLD Climbing & Fitness will be teaching a variety of weekday and weekend class times throughout the summer, providing ample opportunity to jump in to one or more of these classes. Designed to cover all the skills required to set up basic roped climbing, these classes will take place in the established climbing areas above Gregory Hills. The class is for 13 years and older with parent child participation encouraged. We will be offering two class types. Single day class focused on getting you on the wall and a two day class which will dive deeper into the basics of rock climbing. Two day classes will meet on the first day at STEEPWORLD Climbing & Fitness. The second day of class will be held on the Rims. Single day classes will meet at the Park easement in Rockwood Circle. Shoe and AM Single Session Class waist sizes will be needed prior to the class to ensure required equipment fits properly. Date April 14th April 28th May 12th May 23rd June Participants should arrive 15 minutes prior to class time for1010-A gear distribution and a1010-D brief 101 Activity # 1010-B 1010-C description of the course activities. Be preparedAge for a short hike up a steep hill and 3+ 13 Cost $50/resident, $6 hours in the great outdoors right here in town. Times 8:30am Enrollment Min. 3 / If you have questions, please call STEEPWORLD Climbing & Fitness or Billings Parks and Recreation. AM Single Session Class

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2 Session Class (includes Rappelling) 2 Session Class (includes Rappelling) June 15th June 16th June 15th June 16th Activity # 1012-A 2Activity Session # Class (includes Rappelling) 1012-A Age 13+ June 15th 13+ June 16th Age Times 6:00pm - 7:30pm 6:00pm - 9:00pm Times # 6:00pm - 7:30pm 6:00pm - 9:00pm Activity 1012-A Cost $75/resident, $85/non-resident Cost $75/resident, $85/non-resident Age 13+ Location Steepworld Rimrocks Location Steepworld Rimrocks Times 6:00pm - 7:30pm Enrollment Min. 3 / Max. 106:00pm - 9:00pm Enrollment Min. 3 / Max. 10

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August 6th August 7th August 6th August 7th Activity # 1012-C Activity # 1012-C Age 13+ 13+ 2Age Session Rappelling) Times Class (includes 8:30am - 10:00am 8:30am - 11:30am Times 8:30am - 10:00am 8:30am - 11:30am August 6th August 7th Cost $75/resident, $85/non-resident Cost $75/resident, $85/non-resident Activity # 1012-C Rimrocks Location Steepworld Location Steepworld Rimrocks Enrollment Age Enrollment

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OUTDOOR RECREATION Learn to Fly Fish Adult class instruction includes everything you need to know about fly fishing! Learn how to set up and fish streamers, nymph’s and dry flies, tie knots, etc. Learn what fish feed on, keys to successful fly fishing, and “hands-on” casting practice. Plan to bring your fly rod for the Saturday casting practice, the location will be determined during class. Activity # 2560-A 16+ Age Date June 11, 14, 18, 21, 23 Saturday 23rd for Casting Practice Times 6:00pm - 8:00pm 9:00 - 11:00am $55/residents, $65/non-residents Cost Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Location Enrollment Min.5 / Max. 15

Youth Mountain Bike Instruction Billings Parks and Recreation will be providing a safe learning environment for youth interested in starting to navigate the sport of mountain bike riding. As a basic camp, the curriculum focuses on skills that the participant can utilize even after the camp is over. Throughout the course of camp, participants can expect to gain confidence on the bike, experience new thrills with their bike riding and learn to safely navigate non-pavement surfaces. Participants are expected to have their own mountain bike, helmet, and water bottle. Helmets are required. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

1201-A August 13 - 17 Ages 9 - 13 $60/resident, $70/non-resident Monday - Friday 9:00am - 10:30am Phipps Park Trailhead Min.6 / Max. 12 Billings Parks & Recreation

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OUTDOOR RECREATION Learn To Kayak This summer, we have teamed up with Sunshine Sports to help you learn the basics of Kayaking. Professional Instructors will use the latest ACA teaching methods designed for beginners who wish to develop better paddling skills in a controlled environment. Kayaks, skirts, and paddles are supplied, but it is recommended that you bring a snorkeling mask or nose plugs. Aqua or kayaking shoes may be helpful as the kayak foot brace may be uncomfortable to bare feet. Upon registration we need your height, weight, shoe size and waist size to prepare size appropriate kayak gear and equipment. No cancellations or refunds within 7 days of the start of each session.

Activity # 2432-A 2432-B 16+ Age Date June 26, 28 ,29 July 24, 26, 27 Days Tuesday, Thursday, Friday Times 6:00pm - 8:30pm Cost $160/resident, $170/non-resident Location South Park Pool (6th Ave S. & S. 31st. St.) Enrollment Min. 4 / Max. 8

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Park and Recreation will keep South Park pool open late for the first time for Kayak Roll sessions open to the public. Take this opportunity to practice rolls and play boating skills in a controlled pool environment with lifeguards. Whitewater and sea kayaks are welcome, however, must be cleaned and disinfected prior to entering the pool. Bring your own boat or rent one from Sunshine Sports to practice with and enjoy!

Activity # 2431-A 2431-B 2431-C 2431-D June 6d June 13f June 20d June 27f Date Age 18+ $5 per boat Cost Wednesday Days 6:00pm - 7:30pm Times South Park Pool Location Enrollment Min. 4 / Max. 12

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OUTDOOR RECREATION Family/Group Whitewater Rafting Billings Parks and Recreation invites you, your family/friends, or small group to come on a white water rafting adventure with us! Absarokee River Adventures out of Absarokee, MT will guide groups of 5-8 on a raft down the Stillwater. If you register as an individual in a group, you will be able to have a group raft reservation. Transportation is provided by Billings Parks and Recreation for the entire trip. Our office will also handle raft reservations. Please pack sunscreen, swim suit, towel, water shoes, water and a sack lunch. Bus leaves from Billings Parks & Recreation office (390 N. 23rd St) promptly at 8:30am and returns at an estimated time of 4:00pm.

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July 14th Saturday $55/residents, $65/non-residents Meet at Parks and Recreation Office Location Before 8:30am (390 N. 23rd St.) Enrollment Min. 6 / Max. 15

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YOUTH SPORTS Sports Sampler Camp This camp has the best of everything! Campers will focus on learning fundamental athletic skills in a wide range of sports. Help your child find the sport they are passionate about by letting them try them all! During this camp, kids will get to play Soccer, Basketball, Tennis, 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. Activity # 1200-A 5 - 8 years Age Date June 11 -15 Days Monday - Friday Times 1:00pm - 2:30pm Cost $60/residents, $70/non-residents Location North Park 1st day of camp will meet on the basketball courts 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 competition removed from this camp, coaches will be able to work directly with participants to increase their skills and build self-confidence. This camp will provide a great experience and leave participants enthusiastic 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. Session 1 Activity # 1206-A 1206-B 1206-C Age 6 - 8 years 3 - 5 years 9 - 12 years Times 9:00 - 10:30am 10:45am - 12:00pm 1:00pm - 3:00pm June 25 - 29 Date Monday - Friday Days $60/Residents, $70/non-residents Cost Amend Park King Ave. East and Nimitz Drive Location Enrollment Min. 6 / Max. 25 Session 2 Activity # 1206-D 1206-E 1206-F Age 6 - 8 years 3 - 5 years 9 - 12 years Times 9:00 - 10:30am 10:45am - 12:00pm 1:00pm - 3:00pm July 30 - Aug. 3 Date Monday - Friday Days $60/Residents, $70/non-residents Cost Amend Park King Ave. East and Nimitz Drive Location Enrollment Min. 6 / Max. 25

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YOUTH SPORTS Basketball Camp This camp is a slam dunk! Campers will focus on skill development and build their self-confidence as an athlete throughout camp. By incorporating teamwork and minimizing competitive play, this camp will enable participants to advance their skills and knowledge of the game. Coaches will instruct campers with positive reinforcement and enthusiasm. North Park basketball courts will be the drop-off and pick-up location. Campers need to bring tennis shoes, water, sunscreen and a hat. Activity # 1202-A 1202-B Age 6 - 9 years 10 - 12 years Date July 9 - 13 Days Monday - Friday Times 9:00am - 10:30am 11:00am - 1:00pm Cost $60/residents, $70/non-residents Location North Park Basketball Courts Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 25

Back-to-the-Basics Basketball Skill Development Our Back-to-the-Basics camp will focus teaching and developing integral fundamentals of the game of basketball. This includes ball handling, footwork, moves off the dribble, moves to the basket, change of speed, change of direction, creating space, and many more drills tailored for basketball. This will give athletes the competitive edge needed to perform on the court. Our staff believes basketball is all about basic fundamentals. Emphasis is placed on the individual player’s skills that deserve the most attention. Program will be held over the course of 4 Saturdays at the North Park Center gym.

Activity # 1217-A 1218-B Age 3rd – 6th Grade Girls and Boys Date May 12 – June 2 Days Saturdays Times 9:00am - 12:00pm 1:00pm - 4:00pm Cost $85/residents, $95/non-resident Location North Park Center Gym Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 20

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YOUTH SPORTS Volleyball Camp Our coaches will work with participants individually to increase understanding and skill development. Simulated game play will put skills into use at a competitive speed. This camp will increase confidence in their skills, while enabling more refinement and development. Participants need to wear comfortable clothes, gym shoes and bring a water bottle. Campers should be signed in and out of camp daily by their Parent/Guardian. Knee pads are encouraged! Activity # 1203-A 1203B Age 7 - 9 years 10 - 13 years July 23 - 27 Date Monday - Friday Days Times 9:00am - 10:30am 11:00pm - 1:00pm $60/residents, $70/non-residents Cost Location North Park Center Gym (6th Ave. N. & N. 19th. St) Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 25

Cheer & Dance Camp Designed for those with spirit, enthusiasm and energy for leading a crowd. Campers will work all week developing a cheer routine to share with their parents or guardians on Friday. The skills you can expect to learn at this camp include low level tumbling on mats, rhythmic 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. Activity # 1030-A 1013-B Age 4 - 7 years 8 - 11 years Date June 18 - 22 Monday - Friday Days Times 9:00am - 10:30am 11:00am - 1:00pm $60/residents, $70/non-residents Cost North Park Center Gym (6th Ave. N. & N. 19th. St) Location Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 25

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YOUTH SPORTS 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 participants involved and active, while promoting cooperative play. Campers will participate in a variety of football related drills and games. These activities promote teamwork, build self-confidence, and increase physical activity. 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! Activity # 1205-A 1205-B Age 5 - 8 years 9 - 12 years August 6 - 10 Date Monday - Friday Days Times 9:00am - 10:15am 10:30am - 12:00pm $60/residents, $70/non-residents Cost Location Veterans Park (13th St. West & Poly Dr) Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 25

Scorpion Lacrosse Camp This summer camp is the perfect opportunity to learn how to play the “fastest game on two feet”! Lacrosse is a combination 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 shooting, while giving campers the experience of playing this high-speed, exciting game. Skills will be taught according to US Lacrosse guidelines, giving campers a solid foundation. *Cost includes a lacrosse stick for the camper to keep. *Registration deadline for this camp is June 8th! Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

1207-A June 26th-June 28th Ages 7 - 14 $85/resident, $95/non-resident Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 – 10:30 Optimist Park (Ryan Ave. & Hallowell Ln.) Min. 6 / Max. 25

Registration in camp includes a lacrosse stick for the camper to keep.

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YOUTH SPORTS Youth Tennis Instruction The 2018 Billings Parks and Recreation Summer Tennis Program kicks off June 4th 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 include lesson groups, fundamental training, and game play. Each group, determined by age, is conducted over 4 weeks in a session. All lessons follow the United States Tennis Association (USTA) 10 & Under Tennis and USTA’s Net Generation guidelines. 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. All lessons are coordinated by USPTA certified instructors and taught by Net Generation Certified coaches. For more information about our Net Generation programs visit https://netgeneration.usta.com/us-en/home.html and enter Billings Parks and Recreation. Lessons are Monday through Thursdays with optional Friday play days at Rose Park Tennis Courts from 9 - 10am for 10 & Under and 10 - 11am for 11 & older. All abilities are welcome.

Pioneer Park Age 8 & Under 10 & Under

Beginner/Intermediate

11+ Beginner 11+ Intermediate

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Rose Park Age 8 & Under 10 & Under

Beginner/Intermediate

11+ Beginner 11+ Intermediate

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Time 8:00 - 9:00am

June 4th - 29th July 9th - Aug 3rd 3001-A 3006-A

ALL SESSIONS 3021-A

9:00 - 10:00am

3002-A

3007-A

3022-A

10:30 - 11:30am

3004-A

3009-A

3024-A

11:30am - 12:30pm

3005-A

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$80

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$80 Pioneer Park Tennis Courts

Time 8:00 - 9:00am

June 4th - 29th July 9th - Aug 3rd 3001-B 3006-B

ALL SESSIONS 3021-B

9:00 - 10:00am

3002-B

3007-B

3022-B

10:30 - 11:30am

3004-B

3009-B

3024-B

11:30am - 12:30pm

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YOUTH SPORTS Castle Rock Park Age 8 & Under 10 & Under

Time 8:00 - 9:00am

Beginner/Intermediate

11+ Beginner 11+ Intermediate

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June 4th - 29th July 9th - Aug 3rd 3001-C 3006-C

ALL SESSIONS 3021-C

9:00 - 10:00am

3002-C

3007-C

3022-C

10:30 - 11:30am

3004-C

3009-C

3024-C

11:30am - 12:30pm

3005-C

3010-C

3025-C

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$80 Castle Rock Park Tennis Courts

Evening Lessons Childrens lessons are also held in the evening throughout 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. Age 10 & Under 11 & Over Cost Location

Time 5:30 - 6:30pm 6:30 - 7:30pm

June 4th - 29th July 9th - Aug 3rd 3001-D 3006-D 3004-D 3009-D

$80 Pioneer Park Tennis Courts

ALL SESSIONS 3021-D 3024-D

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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 trained professionals. 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 Pioneer Tennis Courts.

Lessons are Monday through Thursdays with optional Friday match Days at Pioneer Park Tennis Courts from 9 - 11am. Age Future Stars Elementary Middle School

All Stars High School

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June 4th - 29th July 9th - Aug 3rd

ALL SESSIONS

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3026-A

3026-B

3026-D

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YOUTH SPORTS Junior Team Tennis +

Why wait until high school to join a tennis team? Billings Parks and Recreation brings USTA ‘s Junior Team Tennis to the summer program. Junior Team Tennis brings together boys and girls, ages 6 to 18. To play singles, doubles and mixed doubles against other coed teams. Register as an individual to be placed on a team, or create your own team. Beyond being fun and a great form of exercise, Junior Team Tennis is a competitive, level-based environment that promotes individual growth, social growth and life skills. All play will take place at Pioneer Park. Players are encouraged to obtain a FREE USTA subscription prior to participating in the JTT events. Info to subscribe can be found at http://www.usta.com/createaccount.

Activity # Age

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3080-B 3080-C 6 - 18 years Event 1 Event 2 Event 3 June 15th July 2nd August 6th 9am - 2pm $25 per event Pioneer Park Tennis Courts

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For more information about Billings Parks and Recreation JTT events and Junior Progression please visit: http://tennislink.usta.com/TeamTennis/Main/ProgramHomePageaspx?i=49069

Non-Elimination Summer Junior Championships + Tennis players of ages 6-18 are encouraged to participate in the first ever Billings Parks and Recreation Non Elimination tournament. All age and ability level divisions in both singles and doubles will be offered. Players will be guaranteed 3+ matches per event. Players are required to obtain a FREE USTA subscription prior to participating in the tournament. To subscribe visit http://www.usta.com/createaccount. Doubles events and divisions will be determined by number of participants. No partner required. If a player wished to play with a specific partner please make a note upon registration.

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Boys Singles Boys Doubles Girls Singles Girls Doubles

Boys 18 Singles 3070-A

Boys 16 Singles 3070-B

Boys 14 Singles 3070-C

Boys Doubles 3072-A

Girls Doubles 3072-B

Mixed Doubles 3072-C

Saturday Game Play

Boys 12 Singles 3070-D

Cost $25 $15 $25 $15

Location Pioneer August Park 9th - 10th Tennis Courts

Girls 18 Singles 3071-A

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Girls 16 Singles 3071-B

Girls 14 Singles 3071-C

Girls 12 Singles 3071-D

Boys 12s Green Dot Girls 12s Green Dot Co-Ed 10 U Green Dot Co-ed 10 U Orange Dot Co-ed 8 U Red Dot 3073-A 3073-B 3074-A 3075-A 3076-A

Looking to put your tennis skills to the test? The Billings Tennis Association (BTA), in conjunction with Sobe, will be hosting one day Junior Team Tennis events Saturday mornings throughout the summer at Pioneer Park. Play starts at 8am. For more information, visit the BTA’s website or Facebook Page. 24 Billings Parks & Recreation


YOUTH SPORTS 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. Age Days Time Dates June 19th Activity #

Girls 8 - 12 years Tuesdays 2:00pm - 3:00pm June 26th July 3rd 1020-A

Age Days Time Dates June 22nd Activity #

Boys 8 - 10 years Fridays 1:00pm - 2:00pm June 29th July 6th 1020-C

Age Days Time Dates June 22nd Activity #

Boys 11 - 13 years Fridays 2:30pm - 3:30pm June 29th July 6th 1020-D

July 10th

July 13th

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$60/resident, $70/non-resident Cost Location Par 3 Golf Course (19th St W. & Central Ave)

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Zumba® Kids classes feature kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba® choreography. We break down the steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure. Helps develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a natural part of children’s lives by making fitness fun. Zumba (For Teens) We take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Activity # Date Age Day Cost Times Location Enrollment

2416-A & B 2417-A & B June 9 - June 30 July 28 - Aug 18 Zumba Kids – 7-11 Zumba (for teens) 12-16 Saturday $30/resident, $40/non-resident 9:00am – 10:00am 10:15 -11:15 Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 6 / Max. 12

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YOUTH SPORTS Martial Arts Camp This program is an introduction to the martial 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, Etiquette, Loyalty, Modesty, Patience and Indomitable Spirit. Each class session will include time for games tailored for the beginner martial artist and/or cross training for other sports. This program is made possible through a partnership with the Martial Arts Academy of Billings. Instructors from the Martial Arts Academy of Billings have decades of teaching experience and are excellent at working with students of all abilities. *The fee includes a uniform for all participants. Uniforms should be picked up at MAAB before the first day of camp.

Activity # 2570-A 2570-B Age Ages 5 - 7 Ages 8 - 13 June 11 - 15 Date Monday - Friday Days Times 9:00am – 10:00am 10:15am – 11:15am $85/residents, $95/non-residents Cost North Park Center (6th Ave. N. & N. 19th Ave.) Location Enrollment Min.12 / Max. 50

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SPECIAL INTEREST 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 day of class will have its own theme and will build on the lessons learned in the previous week. Bring your creativity and appetite for this exciting class. Activity # 1035-A 1035-B Date June 25 - 29 July 30 - Aug. 3 10 - 13 years Age Monday - Friday Day $65/residents, $75/non-residents Cost 9:30am - 12:00pm Times North Park Center Kitchen (6th Ave. N. & N. 19th. St) Location Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 12

Rocket Camp Elton John’s favorite camp of Summer! Rocket Camp is a great introduction to payloads in model rocketry. 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. Participants will build two model rockets capable of carrying a payload, and launch them twice. Payloads will include a raw egg and an altimeter. Space is limited. Don’t miss out on one of our most popular camps!

Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

1216-A July 23 - 27 10 -14 years $110/residents, $120/non-residents Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 4:00pm Castle Rock Park (Wicks Ln. & Nutter Blvd.) Friday only Min.6 / Max. 10

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SPECIAL INTEREST 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 activities! Each grandparent can bring up to 3 grandchildren. We guarantee that you and your grandkids will leave having learned something new about gardening, Session 1 Session 2 2563-A 2563-B nutrition, and more! Activity # Date June 12, 13, 14 July 31, Aug 1 & 2 The class will be held Age Ages 5 - 8 10:00am - 11:00am at our Amend Park Times Days Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Community Garden Cost $20/resident, $30/non-resident Price per child. Max 3 children per grandparent and will be taught by a Location Amend Garden (South Billings Blvd & Stone St) variety of instructors. Enrollment Min. 5 / Max. 25

Intro to Woodcarving

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Woodcarving is one of the oldest art forms. Come learn from a group of woodcarving veterans. This is the perfect class for beginners. No tools or supplies are needed. Participants will learn about the types of carving tools, how to choose which wood to carve as well as chip carving, relief carving and in the round carving.

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Activity # 2541-A 2541-B Age 18+ Date April 19 - May 24 May 31 - July 5 Days Thursday Times 7:00pm - 9:00pm Cost $35/resident, $45/non-resident Location Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Enrollment Min. 5 / Max. 15

Whether you’ve always wanted to try oil painting, or are a more seasoned painter, join us for a fun and informative class. We will explore different painting techniques and styles while trying our hand at landscapes, florals and animals subjects. Using class demonstrations, we will cover two point perspective, preliminary sketches, and composition to help elevate your painting skills. A supply list will be included for those new to oil painting. Activity # Date Age Times Days Cost Location Enrollment

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Session 1 2542-A May 15 - June 12

Session 2 2542-B June 19 - July 24 (no class 7/3) 18+ 10:00am - 12:00pm Tuesdays $40/resident, $50/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 6 / Max. 15


SPECIAL INTEREST Powerful Tools for Caregivers This educational series is designed for family and friends that are caring for a loved one. Whether the loved one is living independently, in your home, or in an assisted living center, care can look different for everyone. Through this series, participants will be provided with community resources specific to the needs of their caregiving situation. Learn tools designed to assist in making tough decision, having difficult conversations with loved ones, and learn ways to care for themselves amidst the caregiving process. Whether new to caregiving or a veteran, this class provides a variety of tools to help caregivers. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

2515-A May 24 - June 28 18+ $45/resident, $55/non-resident Thursdays 12:00pm - 1:30pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min 6 / Max 16

Cooking for 1 Cooking for one and tired of finding recipes that feed six? Come try this interactive cooking class! Cook and try new recipes! This class is made possible through a partnership with the MSU Extension Yellowstone County. For questions about the class, contact Jackie Rumph at 406-256-2828. *This class will feature summer recipes Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

2415-A July 16, 23, 30 18+ $45/resident, $55/non-resident Monday 5:30pm - 7:00pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min 6 / Max 12

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SPECIAL INTEREST Computer Fundamentals Part 1 Whether you need a refresher or are just beginning, this class is designed to provide you with the tools you need to get started and protect your personal information. The class will cover computer basics, mouse exercises, how to use the internet, file storage, protecting your computer from viruses, and protecting your personal information and identity. *Classes will be held in our computer lab. No personal computer is required* Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

2630-A May 15 - June 19 45+ $55/resident, $65/non-resident Tuesdays 1:30pm - 2:30pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min 5 / Max 8

Computer Fundamentals Part 2 This class is designed for individuals that have used a computer before but would like additional training. Each week, our instructor will build on the information learned the week before. The class will cover creating and using an email account, file storage/transfer, installing/ uninstalling applications, troubleshooting, and much more. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

2631-A June 26 - August 7 (no class 7/3) 45+ $55/resident, $65/non-resident Tuesdays 1:30pm - 2:30pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min 5 / Max 8

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SPECIAL INTEREST 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 cattle 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 accommodations are available. Lunch will not be provided, however, you can pack a lunch or purchase lunch after the tour at the art center. The timeline 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 12:30-1:30pm. Leave Tippet Rise at 2:00pm. Arrive in Billings at 3:30pm.

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SPECIAL INTEREST Eastern Montana Art and History Tour

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Interested in learning about the history and art of Eastern Montana? Join us as we take a day long guided tour to Miles City with the following activities: Visiting the famous Range Riders museum, dining at Miles City’s downtown local bakery, the Main Street Grind, and viewing the exhibits at the Waterworks Art Museum. Register to be bused out to the museums where tour guides will take over. This tour will include some walking, but accommodations are available. Lunch will not be provided, however, you are welcome to pack a lunch or purchase food at the Main Street Grind. The timeline for the tour is as follows: Depart from Community Center at 8:00am, Range Riders Museum 10:30am-12:00pm, Lunch at Main Street Grind 12:30pm-1:30pm, Water Works Art Museum 2:00pm-3:30pm, Depart for Billings at 3:30pm, Arrive back in Billings at 5:30pm Range Riders Museum Located just outside of downtown Miles City, the Range Riders Museum is home to over 13 acres of Eastern Montana History. These exhibits cover: the dinosaurs; the history of the Native Americans who lived in this area for millennia; the soldiers and the pioneers who took over this harsh land. Main Street Grind Located in historic downtown Miles City, the Main Street Grind is a ocal bakery specializing in baked goods, bread, coffee, sandwiches, and burgers. WaterWorks Art Museum Located in a park overlooking the Yellowstone River, the Museum is housed in the concrete basins of the 1910 WaterWorks that produced Miles City’s drinking water for over sixty years. Waterworks Art Museum proudly maintains a permanent collection of contemporary and historic selections on rotation in the Gallery. This includes Miles City Vintage photographs by notable photographers of the late 1800’s including: Christian Barthelmess, Lady Evelyn Cameron, Robert C. Morrison, Albert Schlichting, Edward S. Curtis & the renowned & L.A. Huffman. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

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6529-A August 25th, 2018 asdfs 18+ $30/resident, $40/non-resident Saturday 8:00am - 5:30pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min.10 Max. 40

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ADULT SPORTS 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. 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 7. Games begin on May. 16th. Divisions may be combined due to team enrollment numbers.

Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

2000-A May 16 - July 18 Ages 18+ $115 per team Wednesdays 5:45pm - 9:00pm Rose Park Volleyball Courts (22nd St. W. & Ave C) Min.6 / Max. 12 team deadline May 7th

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ADULT SPORTS 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 4th 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 28th. Activity # Date Age Cost Days

1900-A June 4 - Sept 3 18+ $300/team Mondays & Tuesdays Evenings (Games will move to Sundays towards the middle of August)

Times 12:00pm - 7:00pm Location Amend Park (King Ave. East and Nimitz Drive) Enrollment Min. 5 / Max. 14

Adult Tennis Lessons are held in the evening Adult Tennis lessons throughout the summer at Pioneer Park. Take advantage of this opportunity to enroll both you and your child at the same location. There are two sessions to choose from. (June 4th - June 27, and July 9th-Aug 3rd). Lessons are taught on Mondays and Wednesdays at Pioneer Park with a 5-1 student to instructor ratio. Lessons are 1.5 hour long classes for 4 weeks per session. Lessons will be coordinated by USPTA certified instructors.

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Time June 4th - 27th July 9th - Aug 1st ALL SESSIONS 5:30 - 7:00pm 3036-A 3041-A 3056-A 7:00 - 8:30pm 3037-A 3042-A 3057-A $75 Pioneer Park Tennis Courts

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ADULT FITNESS 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 supportive environment and build relationships with your classmates along the way! Activity # 2550-A 2550-B June 8 - July 18 (no class 7/2, 7/4) July 20 - Aug. 24 Date Age 55+ Day Monday, Wednesday, Friday Cost $35/resident, $45/non-resident Times 9:15am - 10:15am Location Billings Community Senior Center (360 N. 23rd. St) Enrollment Min. 10 / Max. 25

Sunrise Zumba Gold® Active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity will enjoy this class. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion, and coordination. Activity # Date Age Day Cost Times Location Enrollment

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2525-A May 24 - June 28

2525-B July 19 - August 23

55+ Thursdays $35/resident, $45/non-resident 7:00am - 8:00am Billings Community Senior Center (360 N. 23rd. St) Min. 5 / Max. 30

Nia is a cardio-dance workout, a movement practice, and a lifestyle based on the intelligent design of the body. Nia tones your mind and tunes your body. Each workout brings mindfulness to your dance leaving you energized, mentally clear and emotionally balanced. Nia is practiced barefoot, non-impact, and adaptable to individual needs and abilities. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

2507-A June 14 - July 26 (no class 7/5) 18+ $45/resident, $55/non-resident Thursdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min.6 / Max. 25

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ADULT FITNESS Yoga in the Park What’s better than yoga? Yoga in the park! Yoga will allow you to improve your balance, strength, and flexibility while increasing your self-awareness and focus. All skill levels are encouraged to participate in this class. Participants will need to bring their own mat and water.

Activity # 2527-A 2527-B Date June 5 - July 17 (no class 7/3) July 24 - August 28 Age 18+ Day Tuesday Cost $45/resident, $55/non-resident Times 5:45pm - 6:45pm Veterans Park 13th Street West & Poly Drive Location Enrollment Min. 5 / Max. 30

Swords Park Sunrise Yoga Join us for an invigorating start to your day with a sunrise yoga class. ​The beautiful Swords Rimrock Park overlooking our great city of Billings is the perfect place to take in a breath of fresh air in the morning. Participants will need to bring their own mat and water. This class is open to all levels. Activity # 2528-A 2528-B Date June 6 - July 18 (no class 7/4) July 25 - August 29 Age 18+ Wednesday Day Cost $45/resident, $55/non-resident 6:00am - 7:00am Times Swords Park Airport Road Location Enrollment Min. 5 / Max. 30

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ADULT FITNESS Basic Beginner Line Dance Learn basic steps and line dance terminology. Dances geared towards levels 0-3 with many genres of music utilized. We encourage you to research the benefits of line dance including destress, improve your memory, make new friends, get some exercise, and have some fun while you are learning something new! Activity # Date Age Day Cost Times Location Enrollment

2520-A May 9 - June 13

2520-B June 20 - August 1

16+ Wednesday $35/resident, $45/non-resident 5:30pm - 6:30pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 6 / Max. 20

Coffee Conversations Learn about topics that may affect you as you age, while walking through beautiful Swords Rimrock 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 at the park shelter and participants can ask specific questions. Each morning the group will walk an average of 1.5 miles in one hour. Speakers vary each sessions but may include medical professionals, authors, historians, and other prominent experts in Billings. What a great way to start your day! *Check for more dates to open up through summer Activity # Date Age Day Cost Times Location Enrollment

2502-A June 5 - July 17

2502-B July 24 - August 28

55+ Tuesdays $20/resident, $30/non-resident 6:30am - 8:00am Swords Park Airport Road Min. 6 / Max. 10

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YOUTH CAMPS Adventure Camp Adventure Camp is an all-day, active and adventurous camp designed for 9 - 13 year olds with engaging activities to ensure they are moving, exploring, and developing throughout each day. Each week campers will participate in activities based around the featured 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. 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 A unique experience that tests camper’s 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 This mega adventure exposes campers to the thrilling 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! 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! Into the Wild Geared towards learning about nature and what it has to offer, this hands on camp enlightens campers of activities that our great state provides. Activities include: Paddle boarding, Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary, Yellowtail Dam and Pompey’s Pillar. Animal Planet Camp will focus on learning about plants, animals, and insects found in Montana and around the world and the extraordinary adaptations that allow them to survive in harsh conditions. Activities include: ZooMontana and Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary. Science Week Explore the great unknown’s science has to offer, plus some of the amazing engineering feats humans have created. Activities include: rocket launches, science labs, dam building and other exciting activities. 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-apocalypse sensation is explored at great lengths. Activities include: zombie dress, zombie races and zombie challenges. Montana Adventures Campers will learn to all about the exciting things that make Montana unique. Activities this week will focus on activities in Yellowstone Valley and the surrounding areas that make the Montana lifestyle one of a kind. Activities include: visiting historical sites and tours, hiking, climbing, and canoeing. Billings Parks & Recreation

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YOUTH CAMPS Adventure Camp Dates Weekly schedules will be sent to participants the week prior to camp. If any changes to schedule need to be made, registered participant parents/guardians will be notified as soon as possible.

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Wild West Time Travelers Survivor Challenge Ultimate Outdoor Adventure Incredible Aquatic Exploration

$165 per week $185 per week $235 per week $185 per week

1060-A 1060-B 1060-C 1060-D

Into the Wild

$135 per week

1060-E

July 9 - 13 Ultimate Outdoor Adventure July 16 - 20 Incredible Aquatic Exploration July 23 - 27 Animal Planet July 30 - Aug. 3 Science Week August 6 - 10 Zombie Survival Camp August 13 - 17 Montana Adventures

$235 per week $185 per week $185 per week $165 per week $165 per week $165 per week

1060-F 1060-G 1060-H 1060-I 1060-J 1060-K

June 4 - 8 June 11 -15 June 18 - 22 June 25 - 29 July 2 - 6

(no camp July 4th)

Location Enrollment Age

North Park Center (6th Ave. N & 19th St) Min. 8 / Max. 40 Ages 9 - 13

*Added non-resident fee of $10 per registration *Due to popularity for this camp, we are unable to pro-rate or

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YOUTH CAMPS Pioneer Playhouse Pioneer Playhouse is an active day 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 2018 to attend. Each week is assigned a theme to increase interest in learning and exploration. Campers will have the flexibility to choose between morning, afternoon, or all-day sessions. 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 parents/guardians. 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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YOUTH CAMPS Pioneer Playhouse Themes & Dates Back in Time Join us as we explore the past with this fun-filled glimpse back in time! Dino Express Learn about all of your favorite prehistoric friends! Creepy Crawlers Participate in crafts and activities of their favorite creepy crawly bugs! Super Heroes and Princesses Dress as your favorite chararacter and learn what it takes to be one Challenge Week Campers will take on new challenges and work together! Under the Sea Dive in for a week full of sea crafts and water fun! Mess Makers Come make a Mess with us and we’ll handle the cleanup. Kids will experiment with paint, squirt guns, and other fun activities! Rainforest Wonders Join us as we explore all of the animals and exotic places hidden in the rainforest Water Warriors Campers will participate in water challenges and fun! Science Week Become a mad scientist during this week full of fun and exciting science experiments Space Explorers Planets, stars, spaceships, aliens, and many more space adventures!

Date June 4 - 8 June 11 -15 June 18 - 22 June 25 - 29 July 2 - 6

(no camp July 4th)

Theme Back in Time Dino Express Creepy Crawlers Super Heros and Princesses Challenge Week

July 9 - 13 Under the Sea July 16 - 20 Mess Makers July 23 - 27 Rainforest Wonders July 30 - Aug. 3 Water Warriors August 6 - 10 Science Week August 13 - 17 Space Explorers All 11 Weeks (full days) Price Location Enrollment Age

Full Day

Half Day AM Half Day PM

7:30am - 5:30pm 7:30am - 12:30pm 12:30pm - 5:30pm

1000-A 1000-B 1000-C 1000-D

1001-A 1001-B 1001-C 1001-D

1002-A 1002-B 1002-C 1002-D

1000-E

1001-E

1002-E

1000-F 1000-G 1000-H 1000-I 1000-J 1000-K 1000-M $1,100

1001-F 1001-G 1001-H 1001-I 1001-J 1001-K

1002-F 1002-G 1002-H 1002-I 1002-J 1002-K

$110 per week $60 per week $60 per week Zimmerman Center (1801 Virginia Lane) Min. 8 / Max. 40 Ages 5 - 8

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YOUTH CAMPS Magic City Camp A classic camp that has made its come back! Magic City camp is for kids ages 8-11 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. Date

Price

June 4 - 8 $150 per week June 11 -15 $150 per week June 18 - 22 $150 per week June 25 - 29 $150 per week July 9 - 13 $150 per week July 16 - 20 $150 per week July 23 - 27 $150 per week July 30 - Aug. 3 $150 per week August 6 - 10 $150 per week

Activity # 1004-A 1004-B 1004-C 1004-D 1004-E 1004-F 1004-G 1004-H 1004-I

Location Veterans Park (13th Street West & Poly Drive) Enrollment Min. 8 / Max. 30 Age Ages 8 - 11 *Added non-resident fee of $10 per registration *Due to popularity for this camp, we are unable to pro-rate or offer refunds for missed days/ weeks of camp

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YOUTH CAMPS 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.

Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

1013-A August 13 - 17 Ages 9 - 13 $165 Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm Rose Park Pool (21st. St. W. & Ave C.) Min.6 / Max. 20

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YOUTH CAMPS 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.

Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

1017-A July 16 - 20 Girls 9 - 13 $185 per week Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm Gorham Park (Houle Dr. & Miles Ave.) Min.6 / Max. 20

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Are you ready to “Rock Out” this summer!? Billings Parks and Recreation is offering its first ever Rock Band Camp. No musical experience required. This camp is designed to give students the full Rock Band experience by creating and learning about rock music. Students will participate and perform in both big band and small group ensembles. This camp is directed by certified music teachers. Students are encouraged to bring their own instruments, but not required. Instruments will be available on site, but are limited per section. Students will have the opportunity to try all different sections within a rock band. Outside the rehearsal studio music activities will also be included on certain days of camp. Required DAILY at camp: Instrument and Electrical Components (If bringing own Instrument) sack lunch, snacks, water, sunscreen, Personal items and electronics are discouraged at camp. 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. Beginner Activity # Age Date Days

1010-B Ages 11 -14 July 16 - 20 Monday - Friday 8:30 - 12:00 Full Band 8:30 - 12:00 Ensembles Times 1:00 - 4:00 Ensembles 1:00 - 4:00 Full Band $250 Cost Ben Steele Middle School & Pioneer Park Final Concert Location Enrollment Min. 15 / Max. 25

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FALL YOUTH PROGRAMS NFL Flag Football Billings Parks & Recreation’s Youth NFL Flag Football program is ready for another action-packed season. Entering its 4th season this fall, we offer 6 practice locations for participants to choose from. Registration includes a NFL replica jersey and flag belt. Practice will begin August 29th at (Country Manor, Optimist, & Castle Rock) & August 30st at (Veterans, Hawthorne, & Gorham Park). The first two weeks of practice (8/29-9/6) will be for evaluations until teams can be formed. Games will be played Saturdays at Gorham Park for 5 weeks starting October 6th. Location Days

Country Manor Park Ave. D & Country Manor Blvd.

Optimist Park

Castle Rock Park

Morgan Ave & Hallowell Lane West Wicks Lane & Nutter Blvd.

M, W, Saturday Game Day M, W, Saturday Game Day M, W, Saturday Game Day

Activity # Location Days

6202 - A/B

6204 - A/B

A= 2nd & 3rd Grade B= 4th & 5th Grade

A= 2nd & 3rd Grade B= 4th & 5th Grade

Veterans Park

Hawthorne Park

13th Street West & Poly Drive Janie Street & Columbine Drive

6207 - A/B

A= 2nd & 3rd Grade B= 4th & 5th Grade

Gorham Park Houle Drive & Miles Avenue

T, Th, Saturday Game Day T, Th, Saturday Game Day T, Th, Saturday Game Day

Activity # Date Cost Times

6203 - A/B

6205 - A/B

6206 - A/B

A= 2nd & 3rd Grade

A= 2nd & 3rd Grade

A= 2nd & 3rd Grade

B= 4th & 5th Grade

B= 4th & 5th Grade

B= 4th & 5th Grade

August 29 & 30th - November 3rd $85/residents, $95/non-residents 2nd & 3rd Grade 5:15pm - 6:30pm

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FALL YOUTH PROGRAMS NFL Flag Volunteer Coaches Needed The success of the NFL Flag Football program depends on great Volunteer Coaches! To help us keep the cost of the program affordable for all, Parks and Recreation relies on volunteer coaches who want to help their community and volunteer to coach a team. Training and resources to be successful will be provided. If you are interested in coaching, please attend the coaches meeting on Monday, August 27th at 6:00pm at the Parks and Recreation office (390 N. 23rd St.) Participants signed up at locations without coaches may be moved to other practice sites.

4th, 5th, & 6th Youth Basketball Come dribble into basketball season this October with Billings Parks & Recreation’s Fall Girls Basketball program. This is a great program for those newer to the game of basketball and would like to learn fundamental skills. Participants can choose between six middle school locations! Riverside, Will James, & Medicine Crow will practice on Mondays & Wednesdays, while Castle Rock, Lewis & Clark, & Ben Steele will practice Tuesdays & Thursdays. 4th – 6th grade boys basketball will begin in December! Location Days Activity # Location Days Activity # Date Cost Times

Riverside

Will James

6104 - A & B

Monday - Wednesday 6101 - A & B A= 2nd & 3rd Grade B= 4th & 5th Grade

A= 2nd & 3rd Grade B= 4th & 5th Grade

3700 Madison Ave

1200 30th St W

A= 2nd & 3rd Grade B= 4th & 5th Grade

Medicine Crow 900 Barrett Rd

6105 - A & B

Castle Rock

Lewis & Clark

Ben Steele

1441 Governors Blvd

1315 Lewis Ave

5640 Grand Ave

6101 - A & B

Tuesday & Thursday 6102 - A & B

6103-A & B

A= 2nd & 3rd Grade

A= 2nd & 3rd Grade

A= 2nd & 3rd Grade

B= 4th & 5th Grade

B= 4th & 5th Grade

B= 4th & 5th Grade

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FALL YOUTH PROGRAMS Kids in the Kitchen Come make a mess this winter 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 day of class will have its own theme and will build on the lessons learned in the previous week. Bring your creativity and appetite for this exciting class. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

6035-A October 13 - November 3 Ages 10 - 13 $65/resident, $75/non-resident Saturday 9:30am - 12:00pm North Park Center (6th Ave. N. & N. 19th St.) Min. 6 / Max. 12

10U Indoor Tennis Lessons Tennis isn’t just a summer sport. This fall, 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 Associations for 10 & Under Tennis and Net Generation guidelines. 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. All coaches are Net Generation Certified. To learn more about our programs and Net Generation visit. https://netgeneration.usta.com/ and type in Billings Parks and Recreation. Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 6026-A 6026-B 6027-A 6027-B Age 7 & Under 7 & Up 7 & Under 7 & Up Times 10am - 11am 11am - 12pm 10am - 11am 11am - 12pm Date September 8 - 29 October 13 - November 3rd Days Saturdays Cost 1 Session $50 Both Sessions $90 Location North Park Center ( 6th Ave N. & N. 19th St) Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 15 *Added non-resident fee of $10 per registration

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Chess Tournament

Billings Parks and Recreation will be hosting its first ever Adult Chess Tournament. Test your skills against other players in the community. Be the one to announce the final “Checkmate!” Rated and Unrated divisions are offered. Participants are guaranteed 3 matches per division. Players are encouraged to bring their own chess set and clocks. Non-rated Rated Activity # 6240-A 6240-B 18+ Age November 10 sdj Date Saturday Days 9:00am - 4:00pm Times Cost $20 Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Location Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 25

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Parks and Recreation is bringing back a favorite classic, Badminton! Come kick it “old school” in this high-speed game that is sure to make everyone’s grandparents jealous. Grab your partner and enter into this all-day double-elimination tournament. It’s going to be a Smash!

Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

6552-A November 10 18+ $35/team includes equiptment Saturday 12:30pm - 6:00pm North Park Center (6th Ave. N. & N. 19th St.) Min. 6 / Max. 12

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FALL ADULT PROGRAMS Adult Tennis Under the Lights This Fall take advantage of the new lighted tennis courts at Pioneer Park with Adult Tennis lessons. Adult lessons will be taught by USPTA certified instructors. Activity # Age Times Date Days Cost Location Enrollment

Session 1 6025-A

Session 2 6025-B

18+ 7:00pm - 8:30pm August 13 - 29 September 10 - 26 Monday & Wednesday One Session $75 Both Sessions $140 Pioneer Park Tennis Courts Min. 4/ Max. 10

*Added non-resident fee of $10 per registration

Adult Soccer Come enjoy the Spring weather by playing in our Adult Soccer League. Men’s, Women’s, and Coed Leagues. Games are played 8v8 on junior fields. Co-Ed teams must have 2 females on the field at all times. The games will start April 8th. Deadline to register your team is Friday, March 30th. The team fee includes 7 regular season games. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

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1900-A Sept 9 - Oct 21 18+ $300/team Sundays 12:00pm - 7:00pm Amend Park (King Ave. East and Nimitz Drive) Min. 5 / Max. 14

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FALL ADULT PROGRAMS CoEd Volleyball Billings Parks and Recreation CoEd Volleyball is back and ready to help you bump, set, and spike your way into Spring! Sign your team up now for some friendly team competition on the hardwood. Team fee includes 9 regular season games and a double-elimination postseason tournament. Teams must have a minimum of 6 players per team. Team registration must be submitted by Sunday, September 9th. Please indicate either a recreation or competitive division preference upon registration. Divisions may be combined due to low enrollment. *The Co-Ed Hit rule will apply*

Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

6300-A Sept. 16 - Dec. 9 18+ $300 per team Sundays 1:00pm - 8:00pm Castle Rock Middle School (1441 Governors Blvd) Min. 8 / Max. 22 Billings Parks & Recreation

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FALL ADULT PROGRAMS 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 half-court rules. We will be offering both Men’s/ Women’s Competitive & Recreation divisions. Recreation/Competitive Divisions may be combined due to low team enrollment. Team captains please designate your team name upon registration. Games will be call-your-own. Date

October 6th - November 11th Men's Comp. Mens's Rec. Women's Comp. Women's Rec. Activity # 6050-A 6050-B 6051-A 6051-B 18+ Age Times TBD Days Sundays $99/team Cost Location Area Middle Schools Enrollment Min. 6 / Max 20

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!

Session 1 Session 2 Date October 6th December 8th 6555-A 6555-B Activity # 18+ Age 9:00am - 4:00pm Times Saturdays Days $30 Team Cost North Park Center Location Enrollment Min. 6 / Max 10

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FALL ADULT PROGRAMS Adult Mens Flag Football Are you ready for some Football? The adult flag football season will begin on Sunday, September 9th. Don’t be left off of the field this fall, sign up today! Registration deadline for the 2018 season will be Friday, August 31st. Games are played on Sunday mornings. Registration includes a 7 week regular season and post-season play. Officials are needed for this league. If interested, please contact Billings Parks at Recreation at 406-657-8371 or apply online. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

6800-B September 9 – November 11 18+ $300 per team with an additional $25 per player Sunday TBD TBD Min. 5 teams / Max. 10 teams

City League Basketball Don’t miss your chance to sign up your Men’s and Women’s Competitive, SemiCompetitive, or Recreational Basketball team in the Billings Parks and Recreation’s famous City League. The deadline to register your team is December 12th. A $350 team fee is due upon registration with an additional player fee of $50 per player due by January 3rd. Don’t wait until the last minute to register, space is limited! Teams can register online at BillingsParks.org or stop by the Parks & Recreation office (390 N. 23rd St).

Activity # Date Age Cost Days

7000-A January 16 – April 18 18+ $350 / team $50 per player Monday – Thursday and Sundays Monday – Thursday 7:00pm – 10:00pm Times Sunday 3:00pm – 9:00pm Location Area Middle Schools Enrollment Min. 6 / Max. 70

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FALL SPECIAL INTEREST Cooking for 1 Cooking for one and tired of finding recipes that feed six? Come try this interactive cooking class! Cook and try new recipes! This class is made possible through a partnership with the MSU Extension Yellowstone County. For questions about the class, contact Jackie Rumph at 406-256-2828. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

6415-A September 24 - October 8 18+ $45/resident, $55/non-resident Monday 5:30pm - 7:00pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 6 / Max. 12

Powerful Tools for Caregivers This educational 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. Whether new to the 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 and Recreation. For questions contact Jackie Rumph at 406-256-2828. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

6515-A October 4 - November 15 (no class 10/25) 18+ $45/resident, $55/non-resident Thursday 9:00am - 10:30am Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 6 / Max. 16

De-Clutter As You Age

Who gets grandma’s yellow pie plate? This class is designed to help clean up your life from shelf to Chevy. Gain resources to declutter and estate plan. Learn ways to manage the stuff you have in an organized way, distribute non-titled property, plan wills, and prevent probate. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

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6540-A October 29 - November 19 (no class 11/12) 55+ $45/resident, $55/non-resident Monday 10:00am - 11:00am Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 6 / Max. 15

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FALL SPECIAL INTEREST Computer Fundamentals Part 1 Whether you need a refresher or are just beginning, this class is designed to provide you with the tools you need to get started and protect your personal information. The class will cover computer basics, mouse exercises, how to use the internet, file storage, protecting your computer from viruses, and protecting your personal information and identity. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

6630-A August 14 - September 18 45+ $55/resident, $65/non-resident Tuesdays 1:30pm - 2:30pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min 6 / Max 8

*Classes will be held in our computer lab. No personal computer is required*

Computer Fundamentals Part 2 Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

6631-A September 25 - October 30 45+ $55/resident, $65/non-resident Tuesdays 1:30pm - 2:30pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min 6 / Max 8

This class is designed for individuals that have used a computer before but would like additional training. Each week, our instructor will build on the information learned the week before. The class will cover creating and using an email account, file storage/ transfer, installing/uninstalling applications, troubleshooting, and much more.

Downloading Digital Photos Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 6634-A 6634-B 18+ Age 2:00pm - 3:00pm Times Sept. 19 - Oct. 10 Oct. 17 - Nov. 7 Date Wednesdays Days $35/residnet, $45/non-resident Cost Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Location Enrollment Min. 4 / Max. 8

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 4 hours of exploring with us! Billings Parks & Recreation

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FALL SPECIAL INTEREST Intro to Woodcarving Woodcarving is one of the oldest art forms. Come learn from a group of woodcarving veterans. This is the perfect class for beginners. No tools or supplies are needed. Participants will learn about the types of carving tools, how to choose which wood to carve as well as chip carving, relief carving and in the round carving.

Activity # Date Age Day Cost Times Location Enrollment

6541-A Sept 20 - Oct 25

18+ Thursday $35/resident, $45/non-resident 7:00pm - 9:00pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 5 / Max. 15

Oil Painting Whether you’ve always wanted to try oil painting, or are a more seasoned painter, join us for a fun and informative class. We will explore different painting techniques and styles while trying our hand at landscapes, florals and animals subjects. Using class demonstrations, we will cover a two point perspective, preliminary sketches, and composition to help elevate your painting skills. A supplies list will be included for those new to oil painting.

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Session 1 6542-A Aug 7 - Sept 4

Session 2 Session 3 6542-B 6542-C Sept 11 - Oct 9 Oct 16 - Nov 20 no class 11/6 18+ 10:00am - 12:00pm Tuesdays $40/resident, $50/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 6 / Max. 15

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FALL ADULT FITNESS Boosting your Balance As we get older, it can be frightening to think about losing our balance. Learn tips & tricks to improve or maintain your balance as you age. The class is taught with guest appearances by a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant from St. John’s Lutheran Ministries Outpatient Rehab Services that specializes in balance, Parkinson’s Disease & Osteoporosis/Spine disorders. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

6557-A Sept 19 - Oct 24 55+ $30/resident, $40/non-resident Wednesday 10:30am - 11:30am North Park Center (6th Ave. N. & North 21st St.) Min. 6 / Max. 25

Moderate Motion

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This is the perfect class for seniors that want to get moving but are unsure of how to start. If you have recently gone through a surgery or just have not been active for a while, this is the class for you! This class will incorporate standing and sitting exercises designed for beginners, mobility impaired, or balance impaired. Twice a week 45-minute classes Activity # 6549-A will rotate between group exercise Date Sept 18 - Oct 25 Age 55+ and circuit training on exercise Cost $35/resident, $45/non-resident machines. Once you leave this Days Tuesday & Thursday class, you will be prepared to Times 11:15am - 12:00pm enter a more advanced class or Location Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Enrollment Min. 6 / Max. 25 begin working out on your own.

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. Activity # Date Age Times Days Cost Location Enrollment

Session 1 6522-A Sept 17 - Oct 22

Session 2 6522-B Oct 29 - Dec 10

55+ 8:30am - 9:30am Monday $30/resident, $40/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 6 / Max. 15

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FALL ADULT FITNESS Fitness by Deisgn New to fitness or get tired of always doing the same workout routine? This class is for you! A variety of instructors and workouts have been compiled into one great series! The class will feature strength training, aerobics, and more. All of the classes are tailored to fit the needs of aging adults, provide a social environment, improve strength, and increase flexibility. Session 1 2599-A

Activity # Date Age Times Days Cost Location Enrollment

Session 2 6599-A Oct 18 - Dec 18 Aug 23 - Oct 16 no class 11/6 & 11/22 55+ 5:30pm - 6:30pm Tuesday & Thursday $35/resident, $45/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 6 / Max. 25

Basic Beginner Line Dance Learn basic steps and line dance terminology. Dances geared towards levels 0-3 with many genres of music utilized. We encourage you to research the benefits of line dance including destress, improve your memory, make new friends, get some exercise, and have some fun while you are learning something new!

Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 6520-A 6520-B Date Sept 19 - Oct 24 Nov 7 - Dec 12 16+ Age 5:30pm - 6:30pm Times Wednesday Days $35/resident, $45/non-resident Cost Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Location Enrollment Min. 6 / Max. 20

Sunrise Zumba Gold® Active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity will enjoy this class. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion, and coordination. Activity # Date Age Times Days Cost Location Enrollment

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Session 1 6526-A Sept 13 - Oct 18

Session 2 6526-B Oct 25 - Dec 6 (no class 11/22) 55+ 7:00am - 8:00am Thursday $35/resident, $45/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 6 / Max. 25


FALL ADULT FITNESS 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 supportive environment and build relationships with your classmates along the way!

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Activity # 6550-A 6550-B 6550-C Date Nov 26 - Dec 21 Aug 27 Oct 3 (no class 9/3) Oct 5 - Nov 16 (no class 10/8 & 11/12) Age 55+ Times 9:15am - 10:15am Days Monday, Wednesday, Friday Cost $26/resident $35/resident, $45/non-resident Location Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Enrollment Min. 12 / Max. 35

Core Yoga This class aims to engage your abdominal muscles with Core Yoga poses. The poses help participants build a strong and stable center. A strong core has many benefits including a strengthened back, improved posture, and better balance. Core Yoga works by giving you the physical results you want, without the typical feeling of exhaustion after a long workout. Because the class aims to focus on the core muscles and would provide many benefits for seniors, this class would be safe for beginners and aging adults. Activity # Date Age Times Days Cost Location Enrollment

Session 1 6510-A Sept 25 - Oct 30

Session 2 6510-B Nove 13 - Dec 18

55+ 5:30pm - 6:30pm Tuesday $35/resident, $45/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 6 / Max. 25

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PARK FACILITIES, & COMMUNITY INFORMATION

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COMMUNITY INFO Community Gardens It’s never too early to start thinking about your garden. The Billings Parks and Recreation Department has a variety of ways to get involved, including two community gardens and a container garden check-out program. Not an experienced Gardener? We provide classes, workshops, and mentors to make sure all skill levels are successful. The garden is a great place to get involved in your community, spend time with family, and make new friends! There are a variety of plot sizes available from 3’x6’ to 20’x20’. The container garden checkout program is great for those who can’t commit to being a part of a community garden but still want to grow those veggies. We will begin accepting new applications for the 2018 growing season after March 20th. Applications are available in our office or on our website at BillingsParks.org.

20x20 10x20 10x10 3x6 Activity # Amend 8900-A 8900-B 8900-C 8900-D Activity # Songbird 8901-A 8901-B 8901-C 8901-D $40 $30 $20 $15 Cost Age 18+ Season May - October Location Amend Garden (South Billings Blvd & Stone St) Location Songbird Garden (Songbird Dr. and Golden Hollow Rd)

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COMMUNITY INFO 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 15th.

Volunteer Bike Patrol

Do you like to walk or ride the trails in Billings? The Volunteer Bike Patrol and Park Ranger Programs are 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 public spaces safer and more enjoyable for the community. Patrols are scheduled at a time that is convenient for you. Volunteers commit to patrolling their designated area once a week. 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 15.

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For more information contact Chris Waite 657-8308 WaiteC@ci.billings.mt.us


COMMUNITY INFO Arbor Day Come join us for the award winning celebration of Arbor Day at Optimist Park on Thursday, May 3rd. 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).

Date Age Cost Days Times Location

May 3 2018 All Free Thursday 7:30am - 1:15pm Optimist Park (Morgan Avenue & Hallowell Lane)

Senior Sports & Art Week May 14th - 19th 2018 Save the date for a week of senior fun! This community event features activities, crafts, and games for anyone 55 years and older. Events will be held at different locations across Billings and each day will feature a variety of different events. Registration is $8 per person and will begin April 10th. Registration forms will be available at the Billings Community and Senior Center and the Adult Resource Alliance of Yellowstone County. Kick off is May 14th from 8:00-9:30 am with a breakfast and a walk of the Rimrock Mall to follow.

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COMMUNITY INFO Movies in the Park Come enjoy Movies in the Park this Summer presented by Billings Parks and Recreation 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 fireflymovie.com Movies will start at Dusk. Movie viewers may bring chairs or blankets. Date June 1st June 22nd July 21st

Location Pioneer Park

3rd Street West & Parkhill Drive

Castle Rock Park

West Wicks Lane & Nutter Blvd.

Pioneer Park (State Games)

3rd Street West & Parkhill Drive

Rose Park

July 27th

21 Street West & Avenue C

August 3rd

Morgan Avenue & Hallowell Lane

Optimist Park

Veterans Park August 24th 13th Street West & Poly Drive

Shakespeare in the Parks Want to enjoy a little love, comedy or even some crazy drama outside in a great park? Then join us this summer in Veterans Park Saturday, July 28 & Sunday, July 29 2018 for the performances of Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” and “Othello”. Performances start at 6:00pm 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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COMMUNITY INFO Fishing Jamboree The 20th Annual Youth Fishing Jamboree will provide fishing safety and instruction from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, assisted by volunteer leaders from Montana Pike Masters, Walleyes Unlimited and Magic City Fly Fishers. Youth ages 12-14, must have an $8 conservation license. A fun and rewarding experience is promised to all participants which includes fishing instruction, 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. Check Billings Kiwanis Facebook page for date and time.

Bike Rodeo Come join Billings Kiwanis Club for the 20th annual Bike Rodeo! This event is free and will take place on Saturday, May 19th at Pioneer 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 (tuneups, 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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COMMUNITY INFO Billings Community & Senior Center The Recreation division provides life-enriching programs to enhance emotional, social, physical, and spiritual wellness, for aging adults in Billings. Many of these programs are held at the Billings Community and Senior Center, however, our programs for 55+ adults in the community transcend the center into our parks and even in various trips throughout our great State! Billings Parks and Recreation

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Senior Scoop Dedicated to Life Long Recreation

Page 1........Announcements & Acknowledgments Page 2........February Calendar Page 3........March Calendar Page 4........April Calendar Page 5........Fitness Page 6........Wellness & Recreation Page 7........The Arts & Games Page 8........Learning & Volunteer

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

The Center will be closed: Monday, February 19th President’s Day

Other Important Dates:

RSVP for the Volunteer Appreciation Event by February 14th Summer Brochure available April 1st Ida’s going away party February 9th @ 12:30

Page 9........Special Events Page 10......Travel & Just for Fun

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Senior Scoop Newsletter

www.BillingsParks.org

Stay in communication with the many senior programs, activities, and services by registering for free with the Billings Community and Senior Center. Registered users will receive a copy of the 55+ Senior Scoop in the mail quarterly.

Open House

If you’ve never visited the Center before, the Open House is a perfect day to stop by! Mark your calendar for Wednesday, May 30th from 10:00 am - 1:30 pm. A majority of our activities will be featured, prizes will be given away, and refreshments available. Anyone is welcome! Stop by for yourself or for a loved one.

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COMMUNITY INFO Par 3 Golf Course 19th St. West & Central

406-652-2553

-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 - $3 S, $5 M, $8LG, $10 Jumbo The Clubhouse Grill is a great spot for lunch with sandwiches, drinks, snack, hotdogs, and hamburgers Group and individual instruction is available by appointment

Season Pass

Visit the Pro Shop for applications

Senior Single 55+ Senior Couple 55+ Junior 17 & Under Single Couple Family

$450 $650 $199 $500 $660 $850

Carts 19 Holes 9 Holes

$22 $13

Green Fees $15.00 for 9 holes $22 for 18 holes

$125.00 18 Hole Punch Card (10 punch) $175.00 9 Hole Punch Card (10 punch)

Coupon GOOD FOR ONE MEDIUM BUCKET OF RANGE BALLS Expires 10-1-2018

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BATTING CAGES StrikeZone Batting Cages *Fast & Slow Pitch Machines Baseball & Softball Located at Stewart Park (26th St. W. & Central Ave.) Operating hours may vary based on weather conditions Call StrikeZone directly at 652-8403 for more information and weather conditions Hours of Operation (April - May) Monday - Friday 4pm - 9pm Saturday 10am - 8pm Sunday 12pm - 6pm

Hours of Operation (June) Monday - Friday 12pm - 10pm Saturday 10am - 8pm Sunday 12pm - 6pm

Hours of Operation (July - August) Monday - Friday 4pm - 10pm Saturday 12pm - 8pm Sunday 12pm - 6pm

Rental Rates: 1 Token (20 Pitches) $2.00 3 Tokens (60 Pitches) $5.00 MVP Card (25 Tokens) $40.00 1 HR Rental $40.00 Facility Rental - available during non-business hours for birthday parties or team practices. Call 652-8403 during business hours for more information.

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RENTALS 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 Edgerton Hawthorne North #1 & #2 Riverfront #1 Riverfront #2 & #3 Rose Rosebud South South Gazebo Veterans Yellowstone Family Park

Park Shelters

Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm Half Day Rental -- 8:00am - 2:00pm or 3:00pm - 10:00pm Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm Half Day Rental -- 8:00am - 2:00pm or 3:00pm - 10:00pm Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm Half Day Rental -- 8:00am - 2:00pm or 3:00pm - 10:00pm Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm Half Day Rental -- 8:00am - 2:00pm or 3:00pm - 10:00pm Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm Indicates Electricity Available

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RENTALS Indoor/Outdoor Facilities

Central Park Multi-Purpose Building

Billings Parks & Recreation has three Indoor/Outdoor Park Buildings located at Optimist Parks, Central and Highland. 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) Optimist Park: $100 Full Day (8am-10pm)

Central Park: $100 Full Day (8am-10pm)

4-picnic tables that may 2-8 ft picnic tables inside be used inside or outside (seats 5/6 people per side) 6-8 ft picnic tables outside (seats 5/6 people per side)

Highland Park: $100 Full Day (8am-10pm) 6-picnic tables that may be used inside or outside

Veterans & Gorham Park

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 Rental Rates: multi-purpose buildings are adjacent to playgrounds and $100 (8am - 10pm) restrooms. These facilities require a rental agreement and Daily Rental *requires a $100 Refundable refundable damage deposit. Rental agreements must be Key & Cleaning Deposit. filled at the Parks & Recreation Office (390 N. 23rd Street)

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RENTALS North Park The North Park Center is located at 6th Ave. N. and North 19th Street. The center has approximately 5,600 sq. ft. all on one level. This includes a small gym and kitchen area complete with stove, refrigerator, and sink. The center also Rental Rates: features a multi-purpose room and restrooms. The building Hourly $35 is great for events of 100 or less such as meetings, social 1/2 Day $125 (6 Hours or less) gatherings, receptions and more! Full Day $250 (8am - 10pm)

Zimmerman Center 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. This heated Rental Rates: facility is available for the public to rent from 8am - 10pm. Hourly $30 A $100 refundable Cleaning and Key deposit is requred. 1/2 Day $100 (6 Hours or less) Full Day $200 (8am - 10pm)

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). Billings Parks & Recreation

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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 platform, P.A. System with CD Player, and colored lighting.

Rental Rates: Non-Profit Organization/Non-Alcohol Event One Day $350 For-Profit Business/Alcohol served at Event One Day $550 PA System and CD Players One Day $75 Colored Can Spot Lighting One Day $100

Two Day $450 Two Day $650 Two Day $100 Two Day $150

*A refundable damage/cleaning deposit of $250.00 is due at the time of rental reservation. To reserve your Sound Stage, rental application, rental fee, & damage deposit must be submitted to the Parks & Recreation Office*

Alcohol Permits If you plan on having alcohol at your event you must purchase an Alcohol Permit from the Parks and Recreation Department Office. This is for beer and wine only (no glass containers). Permits may be obtained in person at the Parks & Recreation office. Alcohol permits cost $75 and are non-refundable & 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 athletic 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 application. You can pick up a permit application at the Parks and Recreation 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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PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS Youth Scholarship Program The Billings Parks & Recreation Scholarship Fund provides youth in our community access to recreational programs whose families may be experiencing economic hardships. These scholarships provide eligible families exposure to positive experiences and active lifestyles. Through our programs, children are provided the opportunity to gain and refine life skills, and to develop positive personal and social assets. We need your help to provide recreation opportunities to children who would not otherwise have the opportunity! Your donation will help to provide an enrichment activity, class or program that will help a child build essential characteristics that are needed to succeed in life. 100% of the donations to this fund go directly to support scholarships for Billings’ youth. To apply for a scholarship, please stop by the Parks & Recreation office to pick up a scholarship application. For more information about donating, please stop by the Parks & Recreation office (390 N. 23rd St) or visit www.BillingsParks.org

Senior Scholarship Program Billings Parks and Recreation is dedicated to lifelong recreation no matter your economic status. Seniors, age 55+, may be eligible for our Senior Scholarship Program. The program is intended to help seniors with a limited income participate in fitness and recreation programs. The fund is functioning primarily off donations from our generous community members. 100% of donations to this fund will go towards directly supporting Seniors. If you would like to donate or apply for a scholarship please contact the Community Center office staff for an application. Billings Parks & Recreation

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HOW TO REGISTER HOW TO REGISTER:

Register Online @ www.BillingsParks.org -orat our Billings Parks and Recreation main office -orComplete the registration form on the next page and mail it in with full payment to the Parks and Recreation Office (390 N. 23rd St) For more information call the Parks and Recreation office 406-657-8371 Open Monday - Friday 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 house hold information, read liability waiver/refund policy, and don’t forget to sign the form.

Payment: if you choose to write a check make it out to City of Billings

DEADLINES: 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. 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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NON-RESIDENT POLICIES 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 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.


REGISTRATION Registration Form FORM Billings Parks andand Recreation Department of Parks, Recreation Public Lands 390390 North 23rd23rd Street North St. Billings, MT 59101 Billings MT 59101 (406) 657-8371 406 -www.BillingsParks.org 657 - 8371 BillingsParks.org

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