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MAY - NOVEMBER 2019 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 52 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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STAY CONNECTED We are so excited for all of our Summer & Fall offerings! There are plenty of new programs, along with some old favorites!

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Billings Parks and Recreation’s mission is to provide accessible, safe and quality parks, facilities, open spaces and recreational opportunities for all.

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POOLS Pools open June 5th 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 10th 12pm - 6pm Wading Pool Locations Pioneer Park 3rd St. W. & Ave D. Hawthorne Park Janie & Columbine Dr.

Spraygrounds open May 25th 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 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. To schedule a pool rental visit the main office at 390 N. 23rd St to fill out a rental agreement form. Call 406-657-8371 for availibility and pricing.

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. To schedule a pool party visit the main office at 390 N. 23rd St, the ticket office at Rose Park Pool or reserve online at BillingsParks.org.

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 4

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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.

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.

4 Stroke Improvement

Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatic skills. Level 4 participants learn to: Perform a dive from a standing or stride position. Swim underwater. Perform feet-first surface dive. Perform open turns on front and back. Tread water using sculling arm motions and with different kicks. Perform Front and Back Crawl, Breaststroke, Butterfly, & Backstroke. Swim on side using scissors-like kick. Perform compact jump into water while wearing life jacket.

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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.

Stroke Development

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.

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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

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, and Fitness Swimmer.

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AQUATICS Rose Park Pool Lessons Visit page 5 for level placement assistance! 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 10 - 10:55am 5011-A 5012-A 5013-A 5014-A 5015-A 5016-A 1 June 17-21 11 - 11:55am 5011-B 5012-B 5013-B 5014-B 5015-B 5016-B

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AQUATICS South Park Pool Lessons Every child will be tested on their first day. 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 8-12 5 - 5:55PM 5031-E 5032-E 5033-E

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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 17 - 21 11am - 11:45am Session 2 June 24 - 28 11am - 11:45am Session 3 July 8 - 12 11am - 11:45am Session 4 July 15 - 19 11am - 11:45am Session 5 July 22 - 26 11am - 11:45am Session 6 July 29 - Aug 2 11am - 11:45am Session 7 Aug 5 - 9 11am - 11:45am

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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 17 - 21 June 24- 28 July 8 - 12 July 15 - 19 July 22 - 26 July 29 - Aug. 2 Aug. 5 - 9 Date Age 4 - 12 Age Monday - Friday Days Cost $85/residents, $95/non-residents 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 17 - 21 June 24- 28 July 8 - 12 July 15 - 19 July 22 - 26 July 29 - Aug. 2 Aug. 5 - 9 Age 18 & Older Days Monday - Friday Cost $15/residents, $25/non-residents (per session) 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. Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 5200-A 5200-B Date July 8 - 12 July 22 - August 2 Boys & Girls 12 - 15 Age Monday - Friday Day $160/residents, $170/non-residents Cost 9:00am - 12:00pm Times Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave. C) Location 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 Days Location Enrollment

Session 1 1014-A May 3 - 5

Session 2 1014-B May 31 - June 2 16+ $175 if received before 5/23, ($25 late fee after 5/23) 8:00am - 5:00pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave C.) MSUB Min. 10 / Max. 20

Water Safety Instructor The Water Safety Instructor program (WSI), is for individuals looking to improve and amplify their training to become a certified swimming lesson instructor. The course consists of 30 hours focused on teaching instructors in life saving swimming techniques. Throughout the course, you can expect to increase your presentation skills, refine your swimming strokes and leadership skills. The Billings Parks and Recreation Department has made it a priority to have all swim lesson instructors complete the WSI course prior to teaching swim lessons. Returning staff can call the main office at 657-8371 for more information. Session 1 Activity # 1114-A Age 16+ June 10 - 14 Date Monday - Friday Days 8:00am - 5:00pm Times $185 Cost 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) Activity # Age

Session 1 Session 2 5101-A 5101-B Youth and Adults 10+

(minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)

Date June 28th July 26th Days Friday Cost $25/resident, $35/non-resident Times 5:30pm - 6:30pm 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 12th July 13th July 14th 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! Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 5004-A 5004-B 16+ Age Date June 11 - July 11 July 16 - August 8 Tuesday & Thursdays Day 5:30pm-6:25pm Times $45/residents, $55/non-residents Cost Rose Park Pool (21st St. W & Ave. C) Location Enrollment Min.6 / Max.20

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 10 - July 10 July 22 - Aug 7 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.

Date Day Cost Times Location

August 18th 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 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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Session 1 1210-A June 8th

Session 2 1210-B July 13th

5+ $50/residents, $60/non-residents Meet at Parks and Recreation Office Before 8:30am (390 N. 23rd St.) Min.6 / Max.15

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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 10, 13, 17, 20, 22 Saturday 22nd 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 12 - 16 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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Take advantage of our fitness classes! We have opportunities in our pools, parks and facilities.

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Hit the courts or take the field! We have lots of green grass for family picnics and activities.

Test the waters! We have 2 pools, 2 wading pools and 5 spraygrounds for you to cool off in this summer!

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Walk, run, hike or bike the trails near you! Our Heritage Trail consists for 43 miles of paved trails throughout the City!

Treat the family to a free Movie in the Park! Check out page 66 for dates and more information! Remember your blankets and snacks!

Relax and unwind in our parks! Bring a book and enjoy the peace and quiet. Challenge yourself to visit a different park each week. Billings Parks & Recreation Billings Parks & Recreation

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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 Age 5 - 8 years June 10 -14 Date Monday - Friday Days 10:30am - 12 noon Times $60/residents, $70/non-residents Cost North Park 1st day of camp will meet on the basketball courts Location 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 Date June 17 - 21 Days Monday - Friday Cost $60/Residents, $70/non-residents Location Amend Park King Ave. East and Nimitz Drive 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 29 - August 2 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 reinforcemenat and enthusiasm. North Park basketball courts will be the dropoff 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 July 8 - 12 Date Monday - Friday Days Times 9:00am - 10:30am 11:00am - 1:00pm $60/residents, $70/non-residents Cost North Park Basketball Courts Location Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 25

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 Date July 22 - 26 Days Monday - Friday Times 9:00am - 10:30am 11:00pm - 1:00pm Cost $60/residents, $70/non-residents Location North Park Center Gym (6th Ave. N. & N. 19th. St) Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 25

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YOUTH SPORTS 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 1030-B Age 4 - 7 years 8 - 11 years Date July 15 - 19 Days Monday - Friday Times 9:00am - 10:30am 11:00am - 1:00pm $60/residents, $70/non-residents Cost Location North Park Center Gym (6th Ave. N. & N. 19th. St) Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 25

Ball Room Dance Camp Ballroom Dancing is a fun way for kids to stay healthy, build confidence, and learn important social skills. In this camp, taught by professional instructor Arica Lipp with The Beat Ballroom Company, your child will learn the basics of Swing, Foxtrot, Cha Cha Cha, and Waltz. They will also learn basic social etiquette. We Activity # 1208-A 1208-B 1208-C recommend that participants wear Age 6-9 10 - 12 13 - 15 Date June 10 - 14 comfortable, lightweight clothing Days Monday - Friday and tennis shoes. Times 1pm - 2pm 2pm - 3pm 3pm - 4pm y

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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 5 - 9 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 organized by the Billings Scorpion Lacrosse coaching staff, with campers receiving instruction from current high school players from Yellowstone Valley Lacrosse, Billings High School Lacrosse, and Rimrock Lacrosse clubs. 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 game in small-sided scrimmages. **Registration deadline for this camp is June 14th** Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

1207-A June 25th-June 27th Ages 7 - 14 $85/resident, $95/non-resident Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 – 10:30am 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 Junior Tennis Lessons The 2019 Billings Parks and Recreation Summer Tennis Program kicks off June 3rd with a summer of tennis learning and fun. As always, 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’s Net Generation formatting. Each site will have all equipment needed for play including racquets. There will be two instructors per session. All lessons are coordinated by USPTA certified professionals and taught by Net Generation Certified Coaches. Check out all of our Jr. Tennis Programming at https://netgeneration. usta.com/us-en/home.html and search Billings Parks and Recreation! Lessons are Monday - Thursdays with optional Friday play days at Rose Park Tennis Courts from 9:00 - 10:00am for 10 & Under and 10:00 - 11:00am for 11 & older. All abilities are welcome.

Pioneer Park Age 8 & Under 10 & Under

Time 8:00 - 9:00am

Cost Location

Both 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

3010-A

3025-A

$80

$150

Beginner/Intermediate

11+ Beginner 11+ Intermediate

June 3rd - 28th July 8th - Aug 2nd 3001-A 3006-A

$80 Pioneer Park Tennis Courts

Rose Park Age 8 & Under 10 & Under

Beginner/Intermediate

11+ Beginner 11+ Intermediate

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Time 8:00 - 9:00am

June 3rd - 28th July 8th - Aug 2nd 3001-B 3006-B

Both 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

3005-B

3010-B

3025-B

$80

$80

$150

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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

Cost Location

June 3rd - 28th July 8th - Aug 2nd 3001-C 3006-C

Both 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

$80

$150

$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 3rd - 28th July 8th - Aug 2nd 3001-D 3006-D 3004-D 3009-D

$80 Pioneer Park Tennis Courts

Both Sessions 3021-D 3024-D

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YOUTH SPORTS Intermediate to Advanced Lessons Intermediate and Advanced level lessons are 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 is taught by USPTA certified 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

Cost Location

Time

June 3rd - 28th July 8th - Aug 2nd

Both Sessions

9:30 - 11:00

3026-A

3026-B

3026-D

11:00 - 12:30

3027-A

3027-B

3027-D

$185

$355

$185 Pioneer Park Tennis Courts

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. 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 REQUIRED 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 Date Time Cost Location

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

Saturday Game Play

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

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YOUTH SPORTS Non-Elimination Summer Junior Championships Tennis players of ages 6-18 are encouraged to participate in the 2nd Annual Billings Parks and Recreation Non Elimination tournament. All age and ability level divisions in both singles and doubles offered. Players are guaranteed 3+ matches per event. Players are REQUIRED to obtain a FREE USTA subscription prior to registering for the event. Info to subscribe can be found at http://www.usta.com/createaccount. This tournament is presented in conjunction with the Magic City Optimist Club. Players will receive a t-shirt and ticket to the player party with registration. **Registration deadline is 5th at 4pm**

Activity # Age Date Cost Location

Boys Singles Boys Doubles Girls Singles Girls Doubles 3070-A 3070-B 3071-A 3071-B 6 - 18 years August 8 & 9 FREE Pioneer Park Tennis Courts

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 Activity # Age Days Time Dates Activity #

8 - 10 years

Girls

11 - 14 years Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am 12:00pm - 1:00pm June 18, June 25, July 2, July 9 1020-A 1020-B 8 - 10 years

Boys

11 - 13 years Fridays 10:30am-11:30am 12:00pm - 1:00pm June 21, June 28, July 12, July 19 1020-C 1020-D

$60/resident, $70/non-resident Cost Location Par 3 Golf Course (19th St W. & Central Ave) Enrollment Min. 6 / Max. 15

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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 10 - 14 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 our 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 Day Cost Times Location Enrollment

1035-A August 12 -16 10 - 13 years Monday - Friday $65/residents, $75/non-residents 9:30am - 12:00pm North Park Center Kitchen

(6th Ave. N. & N. 19th. St)

Min.6 / Max. 12

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DURING

Consume around 12-30oz of water every hour. Drink small amounts frequently

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SPECIAL INTEREST 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

1216-A June 24 - 28 10 -14 years $110/residents, $120/non-residents Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 4:00pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Monday - Thursday Location Friday launch day location TBD Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 10

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

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2415-A July 15, 22, 29 18+ $45/resident, $55/non-resident Monday 5:30pm - 7:00pm North Park Center (6th Ave N. & N 19th St) Min 6 / Max 12

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SPECIAL INTEREST 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 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

Session 1 2542-A May 14 - June 18

Session 2 2542-B June 25 - Aug. 6 (no class 7/2) 18+ 1:00pm - 3:00pm Tuesdays $40/resident, $50/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 6 / Max. 15

Social Dance for Seniors

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Enjoy learning how to foxtrot, swing, cha cha, and waltz in this fun 6-week series of classes offered by Arica Lipp with The Beat Ballroom Company. There are so many benefits to ballroom dancing including physical exercise, improves mental health, helps prevent onset of dementia, and provides a fun opportunity to socialize. A partner is not required to participate.

Activity # Date Age Day Cost Times Location Enrollment

2520-B June 18 - July 23 55+ Tuesdays $55/resident, $65/non-resident 2:00 - 3:00pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 4 / Max. 20 Billings Parks & Recreation

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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 14 - June 18 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 25 - August 6 (no class 7/2) 45+ $55/resident, $65/non-resident Tuesdays 1:30pm - 2:30pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min 5 / Max 8

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

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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.

Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

6528-A August 29thjlf 18+ $35/resident, $45/non-resident Thursday 8:00am - 3:30pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min.16 / Max. 38 Billings Parks & Recreation

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SPECIAL INTEREST Eastern Montana Art and History Tour 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 local 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 32

6529-A August 24, 2019 asdfs 18+ $30/resident, $40/non-resident Saturday 8:00am - 5:30pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min.10 Max. 38

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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 6th. Divisions may be combined due to team enrollment numbers.

Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

2000-A May 15 - July 17 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 3rd 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 26th. Activity # 1900-A Date Age Cost

Days

June 3 - August 11 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

Adult Tennis lessons are 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. 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 professionals. Beginner Intermediate Cost Location

Time June 3rd - 28th July 8th - Aug 2nd Both 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

$75

$140

Adult Beginner Match Play Instructional match play is available for the first time this summer Tuesday evenings @ Rose Park. Play will be organized with hands on instructional coaching from a playing perspective. This program is ideal for recreation players new to the great game of Tennis! No experience necessary. Beginner Cost Location

Time 5:30 - 7:00pm

June 4th - 25th July 9th - July 30th Both Sessions 3059-A 3059-B 3059-C

$30 Roser Park Tennis Courts

$30

$50

*Higher level N.T.R.P. match play is offered by the Billings Tennis Association Tuesday/ Thursday evenings @ Pioneer Park. Visit the BTA website or Facebook page for more info* 34

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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 # Date Age Day Cost Times Location Enrollment

8550-B April 29 - June 5

2550-A 2550-B June 7 - July 17 (no class 7/3 & 7/5) July 19 - August 23 55+ Monday, Wednesday, Friday $35/resident, $45/non-resident 9:15am - 10:15am Billings Community Senior Center (360 N. 23rd. St) 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 lowerintensity 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

2525-A May 23 - June 27

2525-B July 25 - August 29

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

NIA 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 Activity # 2507-A to your dance leaving you Date June 13 - July 25 (no class 7/4) 18+ energized, mentally clear and Age $45/resident, $55/non-resident emotionally balanced. Nia is Cost Thursdays practiced barefoot, non-impact, Days Times 5:30pm - 6:30pm and adaptable to individual Location Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) needs and abilities. Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 25

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ADULT FITNESS Intro to Yoga

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This six-week series introduces yoga to balance the body, breath, and mind. This is a perfect series for first timers, active recovery, aging adults, and people looking to strengthen their foundations. Participants will use yoga techniques and poses to improve strength, balance, focus, flexibility, and mindfulness. Each Class features breathing exercises, energizing movement, deep stretches and ending mediation. Modifications and props make the class appropriate for everyone. *Try your first class for free*

YungBen’s YOGA

Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 2527-A 2527-B Date May 21 - July 2 (no class 6/11) July 9 - August 13 Age 18+ Day Tuesday $40/resident, $50/non-resident Cost Times 5:30pm - 6:30pm Location Billings Community and Senior Center (360 N 23rd St.) Enrollment Min. 6 / Max. 30

Sunset Yoga at Swords Park Join us for a beautiful way to end your day with Sunset Yoga at Swords Park. Swords Rimrock Park overlooks our great city of Billings and is the perfect place to enjoy the sunset, while winding down with our yoga class. This class is presented within Billings Parks and Recreation’s partnership with Black Orchid Yoga and Spin and Yungben Yelvington Studio Inc. Participants will need to bring their own mat and water. All abilities welcome. *Try your first class for free*

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3 classes $35.00

2528-B 2528-C 2528-D May 14 - September 10 18+ Tuesdays 5 classes 10 classes (1 free class) All classes (3 classes for free) $55.00 $105.00 $175.00 7:30pm - 8:30pm Swords Park Airport Road

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ADULT FITNESS 55+ Par 3 Golf Opportunities

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These lessons are for men & women 55 & older. We will work on all areas of the great game of golf. Basic rules and etiquette will be reviewed as well as working on your putting, chipping and full swing. Golf clubs will be provided if you do not have clubs. Activity # 1021-A Date May 22nd May 29th June 5th June 12th Age 55+ 6:00pm - 7:00pm Times Wednesday Days $45/resident, $55/non-resident Cost Location Park 3 Golf Course (19th & Central Ave) Enrollment Min. 6 / Max. 12

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!

Activity # 2502-A 2502-B Date June 4 - July 16 (no class 7/2) July 23 - August 27 Age 55+ Tuesdays Day Cost $20/resident, $30/non-resident Times 6:30am - 8:00am Location Swords Park Airport Road Enrollment Min. 6 / Max. 10 Billings Parks & Recreation

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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.

Date Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11

June 3 - 7 June 10 -14 June 17 - 21 June 24 - 28 July 1 - 5

(no camp July 4th)

Theme

Price

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

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

Into the Wild

$135 per week 1060-E

July 8 - 12 Ultimate Outdoor Adventure July 15 - 19 Incredible Aquatic Exploration July 22 - 26 Animal Planet July 29 - Aug. 2 Science Week August 5 - 9 Zombie Survival Camp August 12 - 16 Montana Adventures Location Enrollment Age Time

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

North Park Center (6th Ave. N & 19th St) Min. 8 / Max. 40 Ages 9 - 13 Drop off 7:30-8:30am Pick up 4:30-5:30pm

*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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Activity # 1060-A 1060-B 1060-C 1060-D 1060-F 1060-G 1060-H 1060-I 1060-J 1060-K


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 2019 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 Exploration of 5 senses: Campers will be challenged to use all of their senses this week. We will see, hear, taste, smell, and touch our way through adventures and activities Dinosaur Discovery: Learn about all of your favorite prehistoric friends! We will dig in the sand for fossils and create a dinosaur necklace. This week will also include indoor and outdoor activities. 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 Challenging the Challenger: Campers will take on new challenges and work together! Science Week: Become a mad scientist during this week full of fun and exciting science experiments. 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! Nature Explorers: There are so many things to experience in the outdoors. We will learn about nature, water, and participate in several exciting outdoor activities. Wild Water Week: Bring your swimming suit, towel , water shoes, sunscreen and prepare to get wet! Campers will participate in water challenges, while getting soaked and having fun! Great Create Art Seekers: Campers will create a collection of masterpieces. They will be given the freedom to express themselves by creating hands-on art! Young artists will enjoy participating in an exciting week of creativity. Green Thumb Gardeners: How do you plant a garden? What do plants need to grow? How do you take care of a garden? This week will include answers to these questions along with hands-on planting activities.

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Theme

June 3 - 7 June 10 -14 Week 3 June 17 - 21 Week 4 June 24 - 28 Week 5 July 1 - 5 Week 1 Week 2

(no camp July 4th)

Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Week 11

Exploration of 5 senses Dinosaur Discovery Creepy Crawlers Super Heros and Princesses Challenging the Challenger

July 8 - 12 Science Week July 15 - 19 Mess Makers July 22 - 26 Nature Explorers July 29 - Aug. 2 Wild Water Week August 5 - 9 Great Create Art Seekers August 12 - 16 Green Thumb Gardeners 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 1001-F 1002-F 1000-G 1001-G 1002-G 1000-H 1001-H 1002-H 1000-I 1001-I 1002-I 1000-J 1001-J 1002-J 1000-K 1001-K 1002-K 1000-M $1,100 $110 per week $60 per week $60 per week Zimmerman Center (1801 Virginia Lane) Min. 8 / Max. 40 Ages 5 - 8

*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 Magic City Camp 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 Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9

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June 3 - 7 $150 per week June 10 -14 $150 per week June 17 - 21 $150 per week June 24 - 28 $150 per week July 8 - 12 $150 per week July 15 - 19 $150 per week July 22 - 26 $150 per week July 29 - Aug. 2 $150 per week August 5 - 9 $150 per week

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

Location Enrollment Age Time

Veterans Park (13th Street West & Poly Drive)

Min. 8 / Max. 30 Ages 8 - 11 Drop off 7:30-8:30am Pick up 4:30-5:30pm

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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

Session 1 Session 2 1013-A 1013-B July 29 - August 2 August 12 - 16 Ages 9 - 13 $175 Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm Rose Park Pool (21st. St. W. & Ave C.) Min.6 / Max. 20

*Added non-resident fee of $10 per registration

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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.

Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 1017-A 1017-B Date July 22 - 26 August 5 - 9 Girls 9 - 13 Age $185 per week Cost Monday - Friday Days 7:30am - 5:30pm Times Gorham Park (Houle Dr. & Miles Ave.) Location Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 20 *Added non-resident fee of $10 per registration Billings Parks & Recreation

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MUSIC CAMPS Rock Band Camp Are you ready to “Rock Out” this summer!? Billings Parks and Recreation is offering its 2nd annual Rock Band Camp, taught by certified music professionals. 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. Students are encouraged to bring their own instruments, but not required. Students will have the opportunity to try all different sections within a rock band. Other outdoor Activity # 1015-A activities will also be Age Ages 11 -14 June 24 - 28 Date included. Days Time Cost Location Enrollment

Keyboard Kamp

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm $199 Ben Steele Middle School & Pioneer Park Final Concert on Friday Min. 15 / Max. 25

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Billings Parks and Recreation is excited to offer its first ever Keyboard camp! This camp is designed for children ages 6-10 who are interested in beginning or continuing piano. This camp uses the Blast off with Piano series of book for group piano lessons written by Mayron Cole. This camp is taught in conjunction with the Billings Music Teachers Association. All instruments and equipment is provided. Ages 6-7 – Blast Off With Piano Jr. - Teaches students how to count rhythms and the keys on the piano. This course will be taught in five consecutive days, 1 hour each day. Ages 8-10 – Blast of with Piano: Designed for children to experience how much fun piano is, and for parents to “try before you buy” piano lessons privately. This series teaches students how to count rhythms and the keys on the piano all in a FUN filled group atmosphere. Activity # 1016-A 1016-B 1016-C 1016-D Age 6-7 years old 8-10 years old August 5 - 9 Date Monday - Friday Days Times 9:00 - 10:00am 10:15 - 11:15am 11:30am - 12:30pm 12:45 - 1:45pm $60/residents, $70/non-residents Cost Billings Community and Senior Center (360 N. 23rd St) Location Enrollment Min. 3 / Max. 5

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AUGUST - NOVEMBER 2019 ACTIVITIES GUIDE

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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 5th 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 28th at (Country Manor, Optimist, & Castle Rock) & August 29th at (Veterans, Hawthorne, & Gorham Park). The first two weeks of practice (8/28-9/10) will be for evaluations until teams can be formed. Games will be played Saturdays at Gorham Park for 5 weeks starting October 5th. 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

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

6205 - A/B

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

August 28th & 29th - November 2nd $85/residents, $95/non-residents 2nd & 3rd Grade 5:15pm - 6:30pm

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6206 - A/B

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

4th & 5th Grade 6:30pm - 7:45pm


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 26th 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 Girls 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 Location Days Activity # Location Days Activity # Date Cost Times

Riverside

Will James

Medicine Crow

6104 - A & B

Monday - Wednesday 6101 - A & B

6105 - A & B

3700 Madison Ave

A= 4th & 5th B= 6th

1200 30th St W

A= 4th & 5th B= 6th

900 Barrett Rd

A= 4th & 5th B= 6th

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= 4th & 5th B= 6th

A= 4th & 5th B= 6th

A= 4th & 5th B= 6th

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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 12 - November 2 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 Net Generation guidelines utilizing 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 search Billings Parks and Recreation. Session 1 Activity # 6026-A 6026-B Age 7 & Under 7 & Up Times 9am - 10am 10am - 11:30am Date September 7 - 28 Days Saturdays Cost $40/resident, $50/non-resident Location North Park Center ( 6th Ave N. & N. 19th St) Enrollment Min.6 / Max. 15 50

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FALL YOUTH PROGRAMS Tennis is Elementary Billings Parks and Recreation in conjunction with USTA Montana is proud to announce the addition of Tennis is Elementary into Elementary schools across the Billings area. The Tennis is Elementary program provides young players the chance to learn basic fundamentals, teamwork, and sportsmanship from qualified tennis instructors. Using smaller racquets, nets, and court sizes, QuickStart tennis gives kids the opportunity to learn and start to play right away. This popular nationwide program teaches life skills, tennis and teamwork in a fun environment that allows your students to stay active while learning the fastest growing lifetime sport in the country. Participants in the afterschool camp get 8 focused 45min or 1-hour lessons that meet once a week after school in the gym or multipurpose room. All equipment needed to run the camp is provided, and the coach to player ratio is kept close to 8:1. The number of participants depends on the size of the gym. Each session focuses on a specific shot taught in the QuickStart method. The sessions are broken down into an intro activity, fitness component, lesson focus, and games. The camp uses stations to ensure that kids are moving the whole time and are not standing in line. All Instructors and Site Directors have attended a QuickStart Tennis training session and have submitted to a background check prior to starting work. Activity # Grade Times Date Days Cost Location

6032-B

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6033-B

K-5th K-3rd 2:30pm-3:15pm 4th-5th 3:15pm-4:15pm October 8th - 31st Tuesdays and Thursdays K-3: $35/ 4th-5th: $45 Alkali Creek Elementary 681 Alkali Creek Rd

Activity # Grade Times Date Days Cost Location

Activity # Grade Times Date Days Cost Location

6032-A

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K-5th K-3rd-2:10-2:55pm 4th-5th 2:55-3:55pm October 2nd - 26th Tuesdays and Thursdays K-3: $30/ 4th-5th: $35 Meadowlark Elementary 221 29th St W

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K-5th K-3rd 2:10pm-2:55pm 4th-5th 2:55pm-3:55pm October 8 - 31 Tuesdays and Thursdays K-3: $35/ 4th-5th: $45 Orchard Elementary 120 Jackson St

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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. Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 6025-A 6025-B 18+ Age Times 7:00pm - 8:30pm Date Aug 12 - Sept 9 (no class 9/2) Sept 16 - Oct 7 Days Monday & Wednesday Cost One Session $75 Both Sessions $140 Location Pioneer Park Tennis Courts Enrollment Min. 4/ Max. 10 *Added non-resident fee of $10 per registration

Adult Soccer Come enjoy the Fall weather by playing in our Adult Coed Soccer League. Games are played 8v8 on junior fields. Co-Ed teams must have 2 females on the field at all times. Deadline to register your team is August 18th. The team fee includes 7 regular season games.

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6200-C August 25 - October 13 18+ $250/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 8th. 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 September 15 - December 8 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.

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October 6th - November 17th 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!

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FALL ADULT PROGRAMS 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 11th. A $375 team fee is due upon registration with an additional player fee of $50 per player due by January 8th. 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+ $375/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 Team Fee: December 11th Deadlines Individual Player Fee: January 8th minimum of 7 player fees due on January 8th

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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 16, 23, 30 18+ $45/resident, $55/non-resident Monday 5:30pm - 7:00pm North Park Center (6th Ave N. & N 19th 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 Activity # 6515-A a partnership with the MSU Date October 3 - November 14 (no class 10/24) 18+ Extension Yellowstone County. Age $45/resident, $55/non-resident Register through Parks and Cost Days Thursday Recreation. For questions contact Times 9:00am - 10:30am Jackie Rumph at 406-256-2828. Location Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Enrollment 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 28 - November 18 (no class 11/11) 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

2630-A August 13 - September 17 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 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

6631-A September 24 - October 29 45+ $55/resident, $65/non-resident Tuesdays 1:30pm - 2:30pm Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min 6 / Max 8

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FALL SPECIAL INTEREST Downloading Digital Photos Learn to transfer photos from your camera to your computer. Your photos will be ready to print, email, or upload to Facebook! Bring your camera and spend 4 hours of exploring with us! Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 6634-A 6634-B 18+ Age 2:00pm - 3:00pm Times Sept. 18 - Oct. 9 Oct. 16 - Nov. 6 Date Wednesdays Days $35/residnet, $45/non-resident Cost Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Location Enrollment Min. 4 / Max. 8

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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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 September 18 - October 23 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 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 September 17 - October 24 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. Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 6522-A 6522-B Sept 16 - Oct 28 (no class 10/14) Nov 4 - Dec 16 (no class 11/11) Date 55+ Age 8:30am - 9:30am Times Monday Days $30/resident, $40/non-resident Cost Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Location Enrollment Min. 6 / Max. 15

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FALL ADULT FITNESS Fitness by Design 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

Aug 22 - Oct 15

Age Times Days Cost Location Enrollment

Session 2 6599-A Oct 17 - Dec 12 no class 11/28

55+ 10:00am - 11:00am Tuesday & Thursday $35/resident, $45/non-resident Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Min. 6 / 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. Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 6526-A 6526-B September 12 - October 17 October 24 - December 5 (no class 11/21) Date 55+ Age 7:00am - 8:00am Times Thursday Days $35/resident, $45/non-resident Cost Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Location Enrollment Min. 6 / Max. 25

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Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in the country. Billings Parks and Recreation is excited to offer indoor open pickleball play at the North Park Center located in North Park. Upon registration for the session, players receive six, 1.5hour sessions of indoor open play pickleball. Lines, nets, and balls provided. All abilities are welcome. Activity # Date Age Cost Days Times Location Enrollment

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6506-A November 6 - December 18 (no class 11/27) 18+ $35/resident, $45/non-resident Wednesday 11:00 - 12:30pm North Park Center (6th Ave N and N 21 St.) Min. 4 / Max. 10

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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 15 - Dec 20 Aug 26 Oct 2 (no class 9/2) Oct 4 - Nov 13 (no class 10/14 & 11/11) 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

Intro to Yoga

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This six-week series introduces yoga to balance the body, breath, and mind. This is a perfect series for first timers, active recovery, aging adults, and people looking to strengthen their foundations. Participants will use yoga techniques and poses to improve strength, balance, focus, flexibility, and mindfulness. Each Class features breathing exercises, energizing movement, deep stretches and ending mediation. Modifications and props make the class appropriate for everyone. *Try your first class for free*

YungBen’s YOGA

Session 1 Session 2 Activity # 6510-A 6510-B Date August 27 - October 1 October 8 - November 12 Age 55+ Times 5:30pm - 6:30pm Days Tuesday Cost $35/resident, $45/non-resident Location Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St) Enrollment Min. 6 / Max. 25 Billings Parks & Recreation

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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 8900-A 8901-A $40

10x20 8900-B 8901-B $30

10x10 3x6 Activity # Amend 8900-C 8900-D Activity # Songbird 8901-C 8901-D Cost $20 $15 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 Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator, Paul Reinhardt (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 Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator,Paul Reinhardt (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 Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator, Paul Reinhardt. Applications are due by April 15. For more information contact

Paul Reinhardt 657-8308 ReinhardtP@ci.billings.mt.us

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COMMUNITY INFO Arbor Day Come join us for the award winning celebration of Arbor Day at Optimist Park on Thursday, May 2nd. 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 Paul Reinhardt , Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator directly at 406-657-8308. Date Age Cost Days Times Location

May 2 2018 All Free Thursday 7:30am - 1:15pm Central Park, Terry Park, and Highland Park

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 Pioneer Park on Thursday, July 11 & Friday, July 12 2019 for the performances of Shakespeare’s “Henry IV Part 1” and “The Merry Wives of Windsor”. Performances start at 6:30pm and are FREE to the public. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and sit back for some Shakespeare in the park! Sponsored by the Billings Parks and Recreation Department. Performed by “Montana Shakespeare in the Parks”. Call 406-237-6272 for more information.

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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. Movies will start at Dusk. Movie viewers may bring chairs orrblankets.

For the most up to date information of movie showings, check out

fireflymovie.com!

Date May 31st June 14th June 28th July 20th

Location Pioneer Park

3rd Street West & Parkhill Drive

Optimist Park

Morgan Avenue & Hallowell Lane

Rose Park

21 Street West & Avenue C

Pioneer Park

3rd Street West & Parkhill Drive

Veterans Park August 2nd 13th Street West & Poly Drive Stewart Park August 16th 26th Street West & Central Ave

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COMMUNITY INFO Fishing Jamboree The 21st 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.

Youth Bike Rodeo Come join Billings Kiwanis Club for the 21st annual Youth Bike Rodeo! This event is free and will take place on Saturday, May 18th at Castle Rock Park from 10am - 11:30am. This event will give bikes to youth in Kindergarten through 4th grade. Volunteers will be available to perform minor repairs on bicycles for kids of all ages (tune-ups, fix flat tires, adjust loose chains, adjust seat height, etc.). Donated bikes that have been serviced by volunteers are available on a firstcome 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!

Senior Scoop Newsletter

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.

Refer to the for all Senior related activities throughout the brochure!

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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 $16.00 for 9 holes $23 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 10-1-2019

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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. Rental reservations for shelters must be paid in full 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.

Riverfront #1

North Park #1

Park Shelters

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

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

$50 $50 $50 $100 $50 $100 $50 $40 $100 $50 $40 $50

Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm $50 Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm $80 Half Day Rental -- 8:00am - 2:00pm or 3:00pm - 10:00pm $40 Full Day Rental -- 8:00am - 10:00pm $50 Indicates Electricity Available Billings Parks & Recreation

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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)

Veteran’s Park indoor mulit-purpose

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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 $35 is great for events of 100 or less such as meetings, social Hourly 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 74

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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 life-long 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.

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HOW TO REGISTER

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Register online @ BillingsParks.org

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Register in person at the main office 390 N. 23rd St

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 activity once registered must be done using our transfer form found our our website. Transfers from any activity must be submitted at least 7 days before the start date of the activity.

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Mail in Registration Form with full payment 390 N. 23rd Street Billings, MT 59101

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 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 FORM

Registration Form 390 N. 23rd St. Billings, MT 59101

406-657-8371

www.BillingsParks.org

Head of Household: First Name: ______________________________________ Last Name: _______________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________________ City: __________________________________ State: _____________________________ Zip: ___________________ Phone 1: _____________________________ Type: ________________ Phone 2: _____________________________ Type: ________________ Email: _________________________________________________________________________ Gender: ________________________________ Emergency Contact Name: ________________________________ Contact # :_________________________ Relation: _________________

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Check # :_____________________________ Payable to City of Billings

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Only complete card info if your sending this form in:

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Refund Policy: For any cancellation please fill out our Refund Form found online or can be picked up at the main office. All refund requests must be submitted during business hours using the refund request form. All refunds will be processed the next business day after receiving the refund request form. Any refund 7 days or less that is before the rental start-date will not receive a refund; 8 days before the rental start-date can receive a 50% credit to the household account in lieu of a refund; 9-14 days before the rental start-date, can receive a 75% credit to the household account, or 50% refund. Any refund 15 days or greater before the rental start-date can receive a 100% credit to the household account, or a full refund minus a 5% processing fee. Informed Consent/Participant Release: In consideration of your accepting mine or my child’s entry, I hereby for myself my child’s my heirs, my executors and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I or my child may have against the City of Billings and/or School District #2 and its representatives, successors and assigns for any and all injuries suffered by myself or my child at any activity sponsored or coordinated by either of these groups. I hereby release from liability and waive and all claims against any person who, on behalf of the City, is involved in the transportation of participant in connection with sponsored activity. I hereby consent to emergency medical treatment of participant to assure prompt treatment and prevention of undue delay, and I understand that such treatment may be provided by either a licensed physician or trained emergency care technician. I agree that the City may use, reproduce, disclose, and distribute the participant’s name and o/or likeness for the purpose of marketing and advertising. I acknowledge that I have read, fully understand and accept the above provisions and I recognize that the City is relying on such acceptance in permitting a participant to engage in the City’s activities.

I have read and understand the above regulations: __________________________________________________________________________________ Date:__________________________________

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