N O I T n A o i t E a e r R c e C R E R spring/summer 2017
CONTACT INFO 402 E. Main St. Brownsburg, IN 46112 brownsburgparks.com
Administrative Office Phone: (317) 858-4172 Fax: (317) 858-6077 Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Maintenance Office Phone: (317) 852-1130 Fax: (317) 852-0529 Hours: 7a.m.-3:30 p.m.
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BROWNSBURG PARK BOARD
Connect with us on social media: @BrownsburgParks
To enhance the quality of life in Brownsburg and further its economic development goals to create a community of choice to live, work, and play now and for future generations.
Cari Palma, President Tracie Morris, Vice President Lindsey Jackson, Member
Judith Kenninger, Member Scott Lattimer, Member Phil Utterback, Member
Park Properties WILLIAMS PARK
940 S. Locust Lane Williams Parks’ 77 acres is home to Blast-Off Playground, a spaceshipthemed wooden play structure. Maple Ridge Trail is a .79-mile crushed stone nature trail in the wooded area along White Lick Creek. Other amenities include six shelters, a second playground, basketball courts, a paved .78-mile oval track, and the Watermill splash pad.
PARK HOURS 5 a.m. to dusk For more information on shelter or facility rentals and pricing, please see page 4
ARBUCKLE ACRES PARK
200 N. Green Street Arbuckle Acres Park is the oldest park in Brownsburg. It boasts beautiful mature shade trees on its 68 acres. Amenities include a baseball complex, lighted basketball and tennis courts, 1.3 miles of trails, seven shelters, and a playground shielded with a canopy of trees. This park is also the home to Brownsburg Lions Club’s Bundy Lodge.
610 Stephens Drive Stephens Park is a four-acre neighborhood park that encompasses one picnic shelter and a playground structure. This park is in close proximity to Williams Park. ❹
CARDINAL PROPERTY S. Hornaday Road This property, while undeveloped now, is set to become the next community park in Brownsburg. Features will include parking and a trailhead to the B&O Trail just south of the property, as well as multiple other recreational opportunities.
❹ To view progress of park projects, please visit the Park Projects Page by following the steps below:
brownsburgparks.com Parks Park Projects About
Facility Reservations & Policies
Brownsburg’s Park Board has established cost recovery goals through the strategic business plan that staff are responsible for implementing. Brownsburg Parks’ programs are priced at market value. Brownsburg residents receive a discounted rate for most programs since they contribute to the overall maintenance and operations of the park system through property taxes. Those who live outside of the corporate Town limits pay the regular fee. Brownsburg Parks approaches the fees for all of the services we provide with careful consideration and research before determining any necessary fee changes, taking into account market value for the services.
Arbuckle Acres Pavilion
FACILITY Shelters 2, 4, 8
Pavilion (Shelter 3)
RESIDENT RATE 60.00
NON-PEAK RATE 40.00 (Mon.-Thur.) 50.00 (Mon.-Thur.)
Alpha Street Shelter
Shelters 1, 2, 6
Free (Mon.-Thur.) Free (Mon.-Thur.) $
40.00 (Oct. - April)
60.00 (Oct. - April)
60.00 (Oct. - April)
NOTE: All shelters that are not previously reserved with Brownsburg Parks’ Administrative Office are on a first come, first served basis. If there is no “Reserved” sign outside of the shelter, it is free to anyone for that day. All rentals are for one day only. The shelter reservation is from 5:00 a.m., when the park opens, until the park closes at dusk.
FACILITY REFUND POLICY
In order to receive a full refund for a shelter reservation, customers must request a refund at least 60 days prior to the reservation date. Refund requests made 30-59 days prior to the reservation date will receive a 50% refund. All refund requests made less than 30 days prior to the reservation date will be denied a refund, but customers may reschedule their reservation for a later date up to one year from the original date reserved. In the event of severe weather resulting in park/amenity closures, Brownsburg Parks has sole discretion to determine if you may be eligible for a household credit allowing the registrant to reserve a new date up to one year from the original date reserved.
SPECIAL EVENT POLICY
Brownsburg Parks welcomes the use of our facilities and shelters for many types of occasions. If you are planning to reserve a shelter or facility for an especially large group, want to host a sports clinic/ tournament/corporate gathering, or plan to have inflatables, please fill out the special events application, which can be found at: www.brownsburg.org > Community > Community Links > Events on Town Property.
For the full Refund Policy and Refund Request Form, please visit www.brownsburgparks.com More Info Forms & Applications Refund Policy and Form
LEARN TO SWIM Learn to Swim educates young children on the basic skills of swimming using the American Red Cross curriculum. Children develop recreational and competitive swim strokes at their own pace while learning basic water safety. As the child progresses, so does the curriculum. Lessons take place at the Brownsburg High School Aquatic Center (enter door #10).
Spring Session 1: March 6-16 Monday-Thursday, 5:30-6:15p.m. or 6:30-7:15p.m., 4-12 years, $55 Session 2: April 3-13 Monday-Thursday, 5:30-6:15p.m. or 6:30-7:15p.m., 4-12 years, $55 Session 3: April 17-27 Monday-Thursday, 5:30-6:15p.m. or 6:30-7:15p.m., 4-12 years, $55
Summer Session 1: June 5-15 Monday-Thursday, 5:30-6:15p.m. or 6:30-7:15p.m., 4-12 years, $55 Session 2: June 19-29 Monday-Thursday, 5:30-6:15p.m. or 6:30-7:15p.m., 4-12 years, $55
PRESCHOOL AQUATICS Preschool Aquatics helps orient preschool-age children, 3-5 years old, to the aquatic environment and helps them acquire beginning aquatic skills. This American Red Cross program allows the swimmer to experience the pool without parental assistance. Lessons take place at the Brownsburg High School Aquatic Center (enter door #10).
Spring April 8-June 3 Saturdays, 10-10:30a.m., 3-5 years, $45
Summer June 10-July 29 Saturdays, 10-10:30a.m., 3-5 years, $45
PARENT & CHILD AQUATICS Parent & Child Aquatics acclimates children ages 6 months to 3 years to the water and prepares them to swim using the American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics course. A parent or guardian must accompany each child into the water and participate in each class. Help your child feel comfortable in the water while exploring elementary swimming skills, water entry, bubble blowing, front kicking and back floating. Lessons take place at the Brownsburg High School Aquatic Center (enter door #10).
Spring April 8-June 3 Saturdays, 10-10:30a.m., 6 months to 3 years, $45
Summer June 10-July 29 Saturdays, 10-10:30a.m., 6 months to 3 years, $45
Now through May 31 Brownsburg High School Wednesdays: 7-9 p.m. / Saturdays: 10 a.m.- noon
Individual Passes: 3 visits / $15 5 visits / $20 10 visits / $40
Family Passes: 5 visits / $50 10 visits / $80
Receive 50% off a 10 visit Open Swim Family pass with purchase of one Learn to Swim session. Use coupon code LTS17 at time of purchase.
Active Adults & Group Fitness Water Aerobics
Experience a low-impact exercise that will benefit individuals at any fitness level! Brownsburg High School Aquatic Center Enter Door 10 Wednesdays 5:30-6:15 p.m. $21/3 visits • $35/5 visits • $50/10 visits
Great for those new to water exercise or recovering from an injury or in rehabilitation. Low-impact exercises and a gentler pace allow you to safely increase cardio health and strength. Brownsburg High School Aquatic Center Enter Door 10 Saturdays / 11 a.m. beginning March 18 $21/3 visits • $35/5 visits • $50/10 visits
Stretch with us! Better flexibility may improve your performance in physical activities and increase circulation to your muscles. During this class you will enjoy soft, gentle music, a slow warm-up with a range of motion movements to increase flexibility, followed by a complete stretching routine. This class is recommended for any age and fitness level. Join us and see how great you can feel with a little stretching! Eaton Hall Wednesdays / 11-11:30 a.m. $6/3 visits • $10/5 visits • $18/10 visits
Get your cardio on while enjoying a fun and low impact water workout. You’ll move and groove to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health, plus tone muscles and improve your strength and flexibility. Move at your own pace from beginner to advanced. No swim experience necessary.
Aqua Boot Camp
Do you want a workout that helps tone muscles, builds strength and improves cardiovascular health? Join us for Aqua Boot Camp for a variety of water exercises for cardio, strength training, balance and flexibility. Move at your own pace from beginner to advanced. No swim experience necessary. Excellent workout for all fitness levels. Brownsburg High School Aquatic Center Enter Door 10 Saturdays / 10 a.m. beginning March 18 $21/3 visits • $35/5 visits • $50/10 visits
Brownsburg High School Aquatic Center Enter Door 10 Wednesdays / 6:30-7:15 p.m. $21/3 visits • $35/5 visits • $50/10 visits
Ballroom Social Dancing
Social dancing made easy! Whether new to dance or a seasoned pro, this six class session is for you! Taught by professional dance instructors Scott and Yulia Shook. Eaton Hall Thursdays / Beginners - 6:45-7:30 p.m. Thursdays / Intermediate - 7:45-8:30 p.m. $80/couple Session 1: February 16-March 23 Session 2: March 30-May 4 Session 3: May 11-June 15
Participants may enroll in fitness classes online or purchase a punch card on site at any of the classes. Punch cards may be used for any class except Ballroom Social Dancing. Classes will not meet December 19-January 2.
Fitness instructors Dusty Dawn Teter
Tone your body, strengthen your muscles and heart, and improve your flexibility while enjoying your favorite “oldies” tunes! The first 30 minutes of class consists of moves to increase your heart rate; the last 15 minutes are for toning and stretching. Mats are required for the floor work segment of this class. All ages welcome. Eaton Hall Wednesdays / 10-10:45 a.m. $6/3 visits • $10/5 visits • $18/10 visits
Dusty is a nationally certified water aerobics and swimming/water safety instructor and leads water fitness classes ranging from Gentle Aqua to high intensity Aqua Bootcamp. She enjoys being in the water and believes water aerobics is a great way to burn calories, tone muscles and improve cardiovascular fitness, balance, strength and flexibility. Dusty has a passion for water fitness and encourages aqua exercise for people just beginning or restarting an exercise program, those working to get back in shape after an injury or who have joint or physical issues.
Do you want to improve your balance and strength? Find a relaxed state? Then Yoga is for you! In Yoga Stretch, a stable chair is offered for comfort and reassurance. This is a Silver Sneakers qualifying class. Hatha Yoga is the traditional mat style and offers a bit more of a challenge. Participants are asked to bring their own mats, or can use one of ours. Eaton Hall Hatha Yoga: Mondays & Fridays / 9-9:45 a.m. $6/3 visits • $10/5 visits • $18/10 visits Silver Sneakers: FREE Yoga Stretch: Mondays & Fridays / 11-11:45 a.m. $6/3 visits • $10/5 visits • $18/10 visits Silver Sneakers: FREE Evening Hatha Yoga: Tuesdays / 6-7 p.m. $30 punch card (6 visits)
Pathfinders Walking Club
Come walk the path to wellness and enjoy nature in Arbuckle Acres Park! Arbuckle Acres Park Begins May 9 - October 26 Tuesdays & Thursdays / 9-10 a.m. 200 N. Green St. Lower Level Shelter 6 FREE program
Regan is a 200 hr Yoga Alliance Registered teacher who has been practicing yoga for 10 years. She received her training locally with Charles and Carol Crenshaw at Inner Peace Yoga Center this past year and has loved teaching ever since. With a strong background in anatomy, Regan helps students to focus on good alignment and deepening their understanding of the way their own body works. Regan’s philosophy of teaching is to go beyond the asanas or poses to help students develop a practice of mindfully thinking, feeling and living their best self.
Judi Daniels Judi has been involved in fitness for over 35 years. She loves to encourage others to be healthy, stay active and enjoy life to the fullest. She is an AFAA certified personal trainer, certified in Senior Strength and Fitness through Exercise, Etc. She is trained in Yoga through the NETA fitness corporation and is trained through the Arthritis Foundation for Tai Chi. Her motto in life is “Just keep moving.”
Community & Special Evemts
Chicago Cubs Baseball Trip Go, Cubs, Go! Join us to see the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs take on the St. Louis Cardinals. Ride to the Windy City on a comfortable motor coach and leave the planning to us. Price includes snacks on the bus, ticket and transportation.
KICK-OFF TO PATHFINDERS!
Friday, June 2 • $110/ticket Bus departs from Town Hall at 8:45 a.m., returns at approximately 9 p.m.
Join us as we venture to Shades State Park to kick-off the Pathfinders Walking program. Tuesday, May 2 Shades State Park 10 a.m. bus departure, 4 p.m. return Guests are encouraged to bring lunch as it will not be provided $15/All ages welcome
Cincinnati Reds Baseball Trip Let us take you out to the ballgame! We’ll be chartering a bus to beautiful Great American Ball Park to watch the Reds take on the Pittsburgh Pirates in a National League Central rivalry game. Ride to Cincy on a comfortable motor coach and leave the planning to us. Price includes snacks on the bus, ticket and transportation. Friday, August 25 • $80/ticket Bus departs from Town Hall at 3 p.m., returns at approximately 11 p.m.
450 South Jefferson St. Brownsburg, IN 46112 (317) 852-3167 bburglibrary.net There’s a whole lot more going on that we can’t squeeze on this page! For all program information, please see our online calendar.
Upcoming Programs Come visit the Brownsburg Public Library for some amazing experiences! Please call or visit our website for more information on any programs. Registration is required where indicated, and opens 2 weeks before the program date. Program details are subject to change; please verify information during the month in which a program is being held by reaching us at 317-852-3167 ext. 2, or www.bburglibrary.net. Click “Programs & Meeting Rooms,” then click the link to see our program calendar.
Branches Genealogy Group 1st Tuesday of each month (April 4, May 2, June 6, August 1) 1:00-2:00 PM • Adult Sessions will alternate between featured speakers/topics in odd months and working sessions in even months. Registration appreciated. Westside Wordsmiths 2nd Tuesday of each month (April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8) 6:00-7:45 PM • Adult Calling all writers! Join us for writing tips, prompts and feedback. Don’t come empty-handed, bring work to share in our safe writer-friendly environment. Registration appreciated. Spring Break “Staycation” Family Program March 28 • 1:00-3:00 PM • All ages/family Wrap up Spring Break with a super-fun drop-in program at the library! Families can come to do a craft, have a snack, play games, and pick up some fun books. No registration. Perennial Plant Exchange May 9 • 6:00-7:00 PM • Adult New plants, free plants, and gardening advice--what more could you ask for? Bring 4 to 6 plants from your garden and label them with their common and botanical names, plus their requirements (sun, shade, etc.). Garden guru Colletta Kosiba will offer advice on planting, watering, and growth habits. Registration required. Summer Reading Kickoff June 5 • 5:00-7:00 PM • All ages/family Join us for the biggest bash of the season! Come sign up for summer reading, enjoy all the fun activities, and get a cold treat for signing up! No registration.
Silly Safaris. June 14 • 1:00-2:00 PM • All ages/family Silly Safaris is back with their wild and wacky LIVE animal show! This year, they’ll talk to us about animal homes, and how the build them. No registration. Fizz, Boom, Read: Magic Science Show June 19 • 1:00-2:00 PM • All ages/family Magic is just Science Unexplained! Don Miller uses magic tricks and science experiments to explain the laws and principles of science and show how magic comes to life. No registration. Marc Thomas and Max the Moose June 29 • 1:00-2:00 PM • All ages/family Join us for a MOOSICAL experience with Marc Thomas and his puppet buddy Max the Moose! Celebrate some favorite books, songs, and enjoy lots of laughs. No registration. Leggo My Magic Show with Daniel Lusk July 12 • 10:00-11:00 AM • All ages/family High-energy magician Daniel Lusk will help us “Build a Better World” with fun magic and some very famous colorful building blocks. No registration. Jeanie B! Music for All Ages July 20 • 10:00-11:00 AM • All ages/family Jeanie B!‛s upbeat shows are jammed-packed with dancing, sing-a-longs, and rockin‘ music that kids and parents both love. Join us for a concert you won’t soon forget! No registration.
Visit our Library Shop and help support our programs! Open during regular business hours, selections include a wide variety of hardbacks, paperbacks and children’s books. Plus many rare and collectible books are also available for purchase.
Important notice: we REQUIRE REGISTRATION for most children’s programs throughout the year. To register for a program, go to our website www.bburglibrary.net, click “Library Programs” under “Quick Links,” select the age group, then the program title on the calendar. Registrations can also be made by visiting or calling the library. Registration for programs will open two (2) weeks before the event. Walk-ins will still be welcome if there is space to accommodate them. Registrants arriving later than five (5) minutes after program start time may forfeit their spot depending on space availability. Program details are subject to change. Please contact the library to verify dates and times. You may contact by phone (317) 852-3167 x2 • email: email@example.com • or by checking the online calendar http://tinyurl.com/bburgevent
Ages: 6-8 & 9-12 year olds • Monday-Friday: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Brownsburg Parks’ Adventure Camp strives to be the most active camp in Hendricks County! With an off-site field trip every week, a visit from the Brownsburg Public Library, swimming at the pool, physical activity and crafts, Adventure Camp will teach and enrich all campers throughout the summer!
Adventure Camp Weekly Fees: Option 1: Pay in full - $135/week Option 2: P ayment plan - $25 non-refundable deposit plus $120/week ($145 total per week)
Week 1: May 30 - June 2 Theme: Aloha Summer! Field Trip: Williams Park Splash Pad Say “Aloha” to summer with Adventure Camp as we celebrate the summer Hawaiian style with hands-on activities and crafts, STEM science experiments, physical activities, special guest speakers, visit from Brownsburg Public Librarian, and a field trip to Williams Park & Splash Pad.
Week 2: June 5 - 9 Theme: Crazy Creative Field Trip: Indianapolis Museum of Art Special Guest: Upaint Pottery Get your creative juices flowing as we explore new ideas and create works of art! Some of our creative plans include: exploring different artistic techniques, using different mediums to mimic famous artists’ work, a field trip to the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and partnering with Upaint Pottery Studio for demonstrations!
Week 3: June 12 - 16 Theme: Wacky, Wet Week Field Trip: Splash Island- Plainfield, IN Ages 6-8: 6/14 • Ages 9-12: 6/15 Special Guest: Family Time: The Water Show Be prepared to get drenched during this week of splish-splashing fun! Expect to make a splash as we visit the BHS pool, take a trip to Splash Island in Plainfield, and enjoy water balloon fights, slip and slides, and enjoy the Water Show presented by Family Time!
Week 4: June 19 - 23 Theme: Games Galore Field Trip: Ages 6-8: National Institute of Fitness & Sport (NIFS) - 7/22 Ages 9-12: Indians Game, Victory Field - 7/21
Week 6: July 3 - 7 **Camp will be closed July 4th** Theme: Super Sleuths Field Trip: Wonderlab - Bloomington, IN Ages 6-8: 7/05 • Ages 9-12: 7/06
Week 8: July 17 - 21 Theme: Inventor’s Workshop Field Trip: Incrediplex Ages 6-8: 7/19 • Ages 9-12: 7/20 Special Guest: Family Time: Inventor’s Show
Have fun with us as we explore different kinds of games from other cultures and our own. Campers will have a chance to use their creativity to design their own games as well.
Be ready to be a detective and gather all the clues as we solve mysteries, participate in scavenger hunts, and pay attention to ALL the details.
Week 5: June 26 - 30 Theme: Sports & Safety Field Trip: Ages 6-8: Victory Field - 7/28 Ages 9-12: National Institute of Fitness & Sport (NIFS) - 7/29
Week 7: July 10 - 14 Theme: Neature: Isn’t Nature Neat? Field Trip: Camptown Fort Harrison Hike Ages 6-8: 7/12 • Ages 9-12: 7/11 Special Guest: Silly Safaris
Let’s tap into your child’s curiosity and spark imagination as we brainstorm new ideas and invent our own creations! We’ll gather recyclable materials to assist in our creations. The Inventor’s Show from Family Time will visit and we will take a fun trip to Incrediplex for some bouncing and climbing on inflatables!
Come and join us for Sports & Safety week! Campers will enjoy group games, learn about different sports & fitness through active games and activities, learn how to stay safe, use good sportsmanship, and follow the rules of the game! We also will be focusing on Bike Safety and learning the rules of the road.
Let’s find out how neat nature really is as we take a closer look at our surroundings! Campers will enjoy learning all about living things, how to take better care of our world and animals, and explore our natural environment.
Week 9: July 24 - 26 Theme: Camp Carnival For this shortened week (MondayWednesday), we will celebrate the end of camp season and the beginning of the new school year with a carnival.
Register on ActiveNet. Don’t have an account? Go to Brownsburgparks.com
Teen Adventure Series Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Experience a true adventure with the Teen Adventure Series Camp. This program exposes teens (ages 12-16) to adventure, sports and activities at some of the most exciting outdoor environments in Central Indiana! Week 1: May 30 - June 2 - Aloha Summer Field Trips: The Waterpark at Monon Community Center, Morse Park Beach & Water Adventure Park Say “Aloha” to summer as we celebrate Hawaiian style! We’ll get wet every day so be sure to pack a swimsuit, towel and extra clothes. Wet and wild activities include the Monon’s “Flowrider” and aquatic climbing wall! Week 2: June 5 - 9 - Up The Wall Field Trips: Camptown: CRUX climbing wall - 6/06 Eagle Creek Orienteering - 6/07 Be ready for an action-packed week as we visit Camptown’s The CRUX climbing wall and learn about using maps and compasses on a hike with Camptown at Eagle Creek! **Be sure to sign the Camptown waiver on ActiveNet to participate! Week 3: June 12 - 16 - Wacky, Wet Week Field Trips: Camptown: Fishing Fort Harrison - 6/12 SUPIndy - 6/15 Learn the importance of clean water! Campers will enjoy a relaxing day of fishing with Camptown in Fort Harrison State Park, swim at BHS swimming pool, and get their
Teen Adventure Series Fees: Option 1: Pay in full ($145/week) Option 2: Payment plan - $25 Non-refundable deposit plus $130/week ($155 total per week)
surf on with Stand Up Paddle Boarding with SUPIndy!
the clues, solve mysteries and riddles, and participate in scavenger hunts.
Week 4: June 19 - 23 Teamwork (We’re All in This Together) Field Trips: Indians game, McCormick’s Creek, Indy Paintball Battleground
Week 7: July 10 - 14 Service With a Smile Field Trips: Butler High Ropes Course - 7/13
Campers will participate in fun team-building exercises to learn good sportsmanship, how to work as a team and solve problems together. Make sure you have a change of clothes for the paintball outing, and extra shoes for the creek hike! Week 5: June 26 - 30 - Unplug and Reconnect Field Trips: Brown County State Park, Shades Park, Cataract Falls, Indiana State Museum No cellphones used this week! We’re unplugging to look at the world through our own eyes, not a screen. We’ll learn about the power of nature and what to do when severe weather strikes. You’ll need your hiking boots and swimsuit this week. Week 6: July 3 - 7 - Super Sleuths **Camp will be closed July 4th** Visit by Police Officer/Detective Campers will be detectives as they gather all
Campers will experience a high-ropes course designed to enhance self-confidence, self-trust, and personal growth while accommodating varying levels of physical ability. We also will focus on team-building exercises and learn the importance of working together as a team. Week 8: July 17 - 21 Rowing Down the River Increased fee due to overnight stay, $165 Field Trips: Camptown: White River Canoe/Overnight Trip - 7/17 & 18 Experience a true adventure with a canoe trip down the White River! Campers will canoe down White River for the day on Monday, rest for the evening at White River Campground, and then continue down the river in the morning to Potters Bridge Park in Noblesville.
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Ages 3-5. Get your toddler ready for summer day camp with this preschool mini-camp! Children will participate in fun crafts, sports and games that are geared towards the weekly themes.
Tiny Tots Fees: $55/week
Week 1: May 30 - June 2 Theme: Aloha Summer Say “Aloha” to summer with Tiny Tots Adventure Camp as we celebrate the summer Hawaiian style with hands-on activities and crafts, STEM science experiments, large group games and special guest from the Brownsburg Public Library! Week 2: June 5 - 9 Theme: Art Smart Get your creative juices flowing as we explore and learn about different artists through hands-on, open-ended art centers, stories, free play, and large motor activities. Week 3: June 12 -16 Theme: Wacky, Wet Week Be prepared to get drenched during this week of splish-splashing fun! Expect to get wet while exploring the properties of water through sink and float activities, watercolor artwork, and the Water Show by Family Time! Week 4: June 19 - 23 Theme: Ready, Set, Go! Tiny tots will explore all things that GO! Kids will have fun having races, discussing things that move fast and slow, and creating their own marble mazes!
Week 5: June 26 - 30 Theme: Safety First, Safety Always
Week 7: July 10 - 14 Theme: It’s a Zoo in Here!
This week tots learn about what it means to be safe, who keeps us safe in our community, and how to stay safe as we play and learn!
Tiny Tots will explore why animals live in zoos, discuss what animals might live in zoos, and learn about different animals and what they need to live in a zoo.
Week 6: July 3 - 7 **Camp will be closed July 4th** Theme: It’s a Mystery! Be ready to gather all the clues by solving mysteries, participating in a scavenger hunt, and paying attention to ALL the details!
Week 8: July 17 - 21 Theme: Little Scientists Science experiments aren’t just for big kids! Tiny tots will explore STEM hands-on activities with an introduction to experiments and discover how exciting science can be!
Register on ActiveNet. Don’t have an account? Go to Brownsburgparks.com
REGISTER ONLINE AT JUMPSTARTSPORTS.COM T-BIRDS T-BALL
This program is a fun, instructional way to introduce baseball to 3-4 year olds. Players learn the basics of throwing, catching, fielding, batting and base running. Children then apply what they have learned in fun, non-competitive games. All players will receive a team shirt and an authentic MLB cap! Parents are encouraged to participate in the program. Williams Park Saturdays, May 13 - June 24 9-10 a.m./10-11 a.m. $70.00 / Ages 3-4
YOUTH LACROSSE CAMP
Boys and girls in grades K-4 learn to play the fastest growing sport in the United States! The sport has elements of soccer, football, basketball and hockey. All equipment is provided in this highly instructional program. Experienced coaches provided by Jump Start Sports lead the training on all fundamentals, including: passing and catching; fielding ground balls; cradling; spacing, positioning and defense. Additionally, players are divided by gender and age to play fun, gamesituational scrimmages. Plastic sticks and soft balls will be provided. No checking, stick checking or poking will be permitted! No helmets or shoulder pads will be used. Williams Park Saturdays, April 1 - May 13 11 a.m.-12 p.m. $65.00 / Kindergarten-4th Grade
LITTLE ACES TENNIS
Little Aces is a fun, interactive program for young tennis players. Using equipment designed by the United States Tennis Association, Jump Start instructors teach key fundamentals to the participants. Lightweight racquets, foam balls and reduced court size enables instructors to teach forehand, backhand, serve and volley like never before. This program provides your child with a good foundation for future development. Arbuckle Acres Tennis Courts Tuesdays & Thursdays, August 1 - 17 5:30-6:15 p.m. $60.00 / Ages 3-6
Aces Tennis is a fun, interactive program for young tennis players. Using equipment designed by the United States Tennis Association, Jump Start instructors teach participants key fundamentals. Lightweight racquets, foam balls and reduced court size enables instructors to teach forehand, backhand, serve and volley like never before. This program provides high-quality instruction for both beginner and intermediate skill levels. Arbuckle Acres Tennis Courts Tuesdays & Thursdays, August 1 - 17 6:30-7:30 p.m. $60.00 / Ages 6-14 years
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The Brownsburg Chamber of Commerce Presents
Festival of the Arts
Saturday, July 15 8 am to 3 pm
Arbuckle Acres Park
Brownsburg 120 Art & Craft Vendors Live Entertainment Food Vendors
Plus, join Brownsburg Parks at the IU Health West Hospital Children’s Tent for fun crafts & activities!
FARMERS MARKET presented by
THURSDAYS 4 to 7 pm June — Sept. Town Hall Green
Brownsburg Lions Club 4th of July Extravaganza! Celebrate our country over five fantastic days, June 30-July 4, at Arbuckle Acres Park. Carnival rides, bingo tent, food and much more daily. Start July 4 off with the 10 a.m. parade through town. The carnival begins at 6 p.m., thereâ€™s a concert on the Town Hall Green at 7:45 p.m., and fireworks begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. Carnival tickets are $1.25/ticket or 20 for $20. Learn more at www.brownsburglionsclub.org.
The Watermill OPENS for the season on May 13 and runs through September 17 Temperature must be 72 degrees or higher for the play features to operate.
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Find recreational activities and special events to make your 2017 spring and summer memorable!
Published on Mar 23, 2017
Find recreational activities and special events to make your 2017 spring and summer memorable!