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A Publication of the Chattanooga Parks & Recreation Department

May - June 2011 H-I-G-H-L-I-G-H-T-S:

“Spray & Play” at Warner Park Pool Summer Outdoor Pool Activities Super Summer Camps & Programs Driver’s Ed Summer Sessions Parks and Recreation Stars For more information and updates call: 643-6079

The “Spray & Play” at Warner Park is Now Open!

www.chattanooga.gov/parks&recreation


Admission to the Warner Park Pool and the “Spray & Play”: Children ages 2 and under - Free Ages 3 to 17 - $2.00 Ages 18 & up - $3.00

Warner Park Pool

1105 McCallie Ave. 698-4857 Open Daily 12:30 – 5:00 p.m.

The “Spray & Play” is Open Every Sat. & Sun. 12:30 - 5:00 p.m.

The City is opening the new “Spray & Play” water play ground at the Warner Park Pool on the weekends in May. The pool will open “Memorial Day” weekend.

SUMMER ACTIVITIES AT THE “SPRAY & PLAY”

“Spray & Play” HOURS of OPERATION After Memorial Day 12:30 to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Every Monday at the “Spray & Play”

“Families After 5:00 for $5.00” Get a cool start to the week with ‘spray time’ for a group of 2 adults and 2 children for only $5.00 every Monday 5:15 to 8:00 p.m.

The Coolest Parties in Town!

THE “SPRAY & PLAY” IS AVAILABLE FOR PARTY RENTALS. The “Spray & Play” can be rented for 2 hour time slots during operating and non-operating hours.

During Operating Hours: Daily 12:30 - 5:00 p.m. and Monday - Friday 5:15 - 8:00 p.m. Rental Times: 1:00 - 3:00, 3:15 - 5:15, 5:30 - 7:30 Cost: $ 90.00 - Up to 25 guests. $3.00 for each additional guest The rental includes use of the spray ground area plus one covered picnic pavilion with picnic tables for a group for 2 hours. (Note: Everyone is welcome to stay at the Spray & Play after their 2 hour time but, the group must vacate the pavilion so others can use it.) During NON-Operating Hours: Rental Times: Saturday 10:00 – Noon Sunday 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Semi-private and private party rates apply. Contact Peggy Grall at 697-1385.

“Kids Kamp” for ages 6 - 12 at our recreation centers

Carver Complex Pool

4 - Two Week Sessions June 6th - August 5th Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Cost: $75.00 per session per child or $280 per child entire summer. Swimming, the “Spray & Play”, softball, golf, arts, field trips, “Wellness YOUth” focus on healthy lifestyle activities. Lunch included! Optional Pre-Camp Tues. May 31-Fri. June 3 Cost: $40.00 per child. Register now at your local recreation center. Contact Kim Battle at 643-6052.

Carver Complex Pool

600 N. Orchard Knob Ave. 622-7665 Open May 31– August 5, 2011

Open Swim Times: Monday - Friday 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Ages 14 & Under Only Friday 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. “Teen Night”

Summer Swimming Lessons

“Beginner” & “Advanced Beginner” Classes Tuesday and Wednesday Evenings Session 1: June 7th -29th Session 2: July 5th -27th Ages 3 - 5 years - 5:15 p.m. Ages 6 -12 years and adults - 5:50 p.m. Registration: June 1 - 3 Noon - 5:00 p.m. Cost: $34.00 (8 - Half Hour Lessons)

Admission: 17 and under $1.00

18 and over $2.00

“Folk Art Camp” at Frances B. Wyatt Center

406 Colville St. Cost: $75.00 per child.

Ages 3 - 5 June 6 - 10 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Ages 6 - 9 July 11 - 15 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Ages 10 -12 July 25 - 29 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Adult Lap Swim - 2 lanes available all day

Arts & craft projects using a variety of media & recycled objects, outdoor fun, laughter yoga.

Water Exercise Class

Kids bring their own lunch Mon.-Thurs. End-of-the-Week Cook-out on Friday! Contact Ms. Tracy at 825-5955 or 757-2593

Tuesday and Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 12 noon Begins Sat. June 11th Every Saturday 11:00 a.m. Cost: $2.00

“Dance Alive” for ages 8 – 10 July 11 - 22, 2011

UPCOMING SWIMMING EVENTS

6th Annual Chattanooga Rat Race

Open water swim down the Tennessee River! Saturday, June 11th at 7:30 a.m. 1.2 or 4.5 mile distances Complete rules and entry forms are at www.chattanoogaratrace.

Swim Meets at Warner Park Pool

Fri. - Sun. June 3rd - 5th and July 22nd - 24th The Warner park Pool will be closed for the Swim Meets BUT…the “Spray & Play” water spray ground will be open!

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City-Wide Summer Enjoyment The Spray & Play at City Camps & Programs Summer Fun at the Outdoor Pools 2 Warner Park is Open 0 1 1 S u m m e r F u n AY L P

Concert performance on Friday, July 22nd 6:00 p.m. at UTC Fine Arts Center. Free. Public is invited.

“Doggie Paddle”at Warner Park Pool

Saturday, September 10th Noon to 3:00 p.m.

Fun day for dogs and owners to benefit McKamey Pet Adoption & Animal Center. For more information call the McKamey Animal Center at 305-6500.

For a print out of the summer swimming pools schedules visit: www. chattanooga.gov/parks&recreation/swimming pools. Contact Peggy Grall at 697-1385 or grall_p@chattanooga.gov

FREE Two week dance intensive for girls & boys ages 8 - 10.

3202 Kelley’s Ferry Road Open auditions at the following city recreation/ community centers. Shepherd Rec. Center 2124 Shepherd Rd. Mon. June 6th 1:00 p.m. 855-2697

Carver Rec. Center 600 N. Orchard Knob Ave. Tues. June 7th 1:00 p.m. 697-1280 No. Chattanooga Rec. Center 406 May St. Wed. June 8th 1:00 p.m. 757-5447

So. Chattanooga Rec. Center 1151 W. 40th St. Thurs. June 9th 1:00 p.m. 425-3550

Call Kim Battle at 643-6052 or Ballet Tennessee at 821-2055


Chattanooga Parks & Recreation Department Drivers Education Program Summer Sessions Summer is a great time for City of Chattanooga residents ages 15 -21 to take advantage of the program that instills confidence, safety awareness, and rules of the road for new drivers offered by the City’s Traffic Engineering Department and the Haman’s New Drivers. The summer schedules are condensed into one week sessions that require participants to attend Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sessions 1 & 2: John A Patten Rec. Center 3202 Kelley Ferry Rd. (Lookout Valley) June 6-9 and June 20 -23 Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sessions 3 & 4: Greenway Farm 5051 Gann Store Rd. (Hixson) July 11 -14 and July 25 – 28 Mon – Thur 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Cost: $50.00 per session. All fees must be paid in full and all applications signed, and received in Traffic Engineering prior to each session. Call 643-7011 or visit: http://www.chattanooga. gov/PublicWorks/70Driversed.htm.

Teens Too! Citywide Major League Baseball & Softball Program Includes Teens Too!

Teen Wellness & Enrichment at the Recreation Centers

There will be fun programs for teens at the recreation centers throughout the summer. First Things First, Donna L, and others will be offering classes, social activities, and community service fun. Don’t forget Teen Night at the Carver Pool on Fridays!

Outdoor Camps for ages 7 - 15 at Greenway Farm

The Chattanooga Parks and Recreation Department is registering interested girls and boys ages 13 – 19 for the new Major League Baseball RBI Program. The season for teen leagues will begin in mid June and games will be played at the new Summit of Softball Complex. The cost is $50.00 per person and includes uniform. Call Kenneth Simpson at 355-3021. Co-sponsors of “Reviving Baseball in the Inner City” include the YMCA, Hamilton County Health Department’s “Healthy Kids-Healthy Communities” Program, the Engel Foundation, and UTC.

5150 Gann Store Rd. (Hixson, TN) 2-week long camps: June 27th - July 1st or July 25th - 29th Mountain biking, hiking, disc golf, climbing wall, canoeing, nature study, team building, and more. Sessions run Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $200.00 per child. Kids bring their own lunches. Call Tiffany Herron at (423) 842-6629.

Tennis Camp for ages 6 - 18 at Champions Club Tennis Complex 1096 Lupton Dr. 4 – one week sessions. Monday - Friday 9:00 am to Noon Fun Instruction, skills development, & play provided by professional tennis coaches & instructors. Cost: $165.00 per person. Call Orlando Lourenco at 870-3112.

Faces of Recreation Welcome back to Shanika Freeman! Shanika played her 5th season in Kotka, Finland with the Peli-Karhut women’s professional basketball league. Before joining the City’s Recreation Division, Shanika played professional ball in Finland for 4 years. This year her team placed first in the national competition. Shanika is an alumnus of CSAS and Jacksonville State University in Alabama. She says “I am excited to be home to coach and help our kids”.

Shanika Freeman

Congratulations Kiwon Toney! Kiwon recently won the US Golden Gloves National First Place Title. This young man from Brown Academy and the boxing program with the Chattanooga Parks and Recreation Department is a fine example of what family, friends, and faith can mean to a young person’s success. Special thanks to the Recreation Department’s Demetrius Alexander for giving Kiwon his start and for supporting his boxing career.

Kiwon Toney


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The City of Chattanooga's resource for family activities programmed by the Parks and Recreation Department.

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