2022 Fall Adventures Guide

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Fall 2022

Programs & Activities for All Ages Many Events for Family Fun! Explore Our Parks & Trails


Registration Information

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Memberships & Rentals

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Senior Programs

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Recreation Center Programs 6-11 Youth & Adult Athletics

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Zula B. Wylie Library

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Park Information

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CEDAR HILL Parks & Recreation Department Administrative Offices 285 Uptown Blvd. (2nd Floor) 972-291-5130 Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm

letstalkcedarhill.com Get engaged, ask questions, and give feedback on the City projects and initiatives that shape our community and future. We’re excited to hear from you!

Alan E. Sims Recreation Center 310 E. Parkerville Rd. 972-293-5288 Monday-Friday 5:30 am-9:30 pm Saturday 8 am-6 pm Sunday 1 pm- 7 pm

Senior Activity Center 1740 Mansfield Rd. 972-291-5353 Monday-Friday 8 am-4 pm Closed Saturday & Sunday

Zula B. Wylie Public Library 225 Cedar St. 972-291-7323 Renewal Line: 972-230-5792 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10 am-9 pm Wednesday, Friday 10 am-6 pm Saturday 10 am-5 pm


WAYS TO

Visit cedarhilltx.com/online to register. In person registration available at the Alan E. Sims Recreation Center or the Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Holiday Closures: Parks & Recreation facilities, Alan E. Sims Recreation Center, Senior Activity Center, and the Zula B. Wylie Public Library will be closed on the following holidays:

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Labor Day - Monday, September 5 Thanksgiving Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 Christmas Friday, December 23 through Monday, December 26

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A L S T N E & R

Memberships

The Alan E. Sims Recreation Center is the perfect place to maintain your healthy lifestyle in our fitness area, learn something new participating in one of our programs, host a special event in one of our multipurpose room rentals or play a game of basketball with your family and friends. Memberships are available to both Cedar Hill residents and nonresidents at the same rate. Visit cedarhilltx.com/rec to read more about the benefits of having a membership with us!

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One Room

$150

$80/hr

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Two Rooms

$200

$95/hr

$105/hr

Adult (18-54 yrs)

$150

$50

$20

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Three Rooms

$250

$115/hr

$125/hr

Youth (7-17 yrs)

$100

$40

$20

$5

Four Rooms

$300

$140/hr

$150/hr

Senior (55 yrs+)

$100

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Family (Up to 4)

$300

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Please take a moment to review our policies and guidelines at cedarhilltx.com/rec.

Renew Active Renew Active is a program that provides plan holders of Medicare Advantage Plan insured by United Healthcare Insurance access to the Alan E. Sims Recreation Center at no cost. Eligible members have access to all our services and privileges that are normally part of our standard membership. Visit us at the front desk to get started today!

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Multipurpose Room Rentals

With over 5,400 square feet available for rent, the Alan E. Sims Recreation Center is ideal for meetings, receptions, birthday parties and weddings. Guests have the option of using the entire space or splitting it up into 4 separate rooms.

For additional information, visit cedarhilltx.com/rec or call 972-293-5288.

Silver Sneakers Alan E. Sims Recreation Center is an approved Silver Sneakers location. If you are a Tivity Health Silver Sneakers member, you qualify for a FREE membership at the Alan E. Sims Recreation Center. Simply bring in your Silver Sneakers card and fill out a quick registration form to get started! Not sure if you qualify for Silver Sneaker benefits through your insurance? Verify your eligibility at silversneakers.com/check.



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Join Us for Activities, Fun Classes, and Upcoming Trips!

The Cedar Hill Senior Activity Center provides activities and trips for adults age 55+. Memberships to the center can be completed at the Senior Activity Center. For additional program information, visit cedarhilltx.com/55. SPECIAL INTEREST Queen Beaders

Learn the art of making beautiful and fun jewelry. Th 10 am-12 pm

Quilting

Learn different ways of quilting. Get your questions answered. W 1-3 pm

Loom Knitting

Learn how to make your own gloves, scarves, and hats with the loom. W 12:30-2:30 pm

GAMES Social Bridge

Enjoy the game of bridge with other members. W 12 pm

Intermediate Bridge M

12 pm

Bingo

Pay $1.00 per card and win prizes! W 10 am-12 pm

DANCE Line Dancing

Registration Required Learn dances choreographed to country music. T 1-2 pm

Senior Center Travel Club You can sign up to receive information and notices about our upcoming trips! We also have surveys you can fill out to help us plan future trips. To sign up visit the Senior Activity Center or email valerie.rolark@cedarhilltx.com. 4

FITNESS Gold Toning Registration Required Tone your body and stay active through aerobic movement. T 8:30 and 9:30 am Th 8:30 and 9:30 am Yoga for Seniors Registration Required This chair yoga class is a traditional Hatha Yoga practice provided to those who require or prefer the support of a chair. Students will explore variations of twists, stretches, balancing postures, and strength-building poses. M/Th 1-2 pm and 2-3 pm

FITNESS Mat Yoga Registration Required Class is designed for seniors to perform yoga poses on the floor and standing to build strength & flexibility. T 2-3 pm Zumba Gold Registration Required Move to the rhythm of the music with basic Latin dance moves. M 8:30-9:30 am and Th 10:30-11:30 am or T/F 10:30-11:30 am

To access our monthly calendar or to receive additional program information, visit cedarhilltx.com/seniors


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Zumba®

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: 2x/week-$26 3x/week-$30 4x/week -$40 Unlimited-$45, Includes Saturday Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it. Burn up to 900 calories an hour while having a blast working out to rhythms like Salsa, Reggaeton, Merengue, Cumbia and Hip-Hop. Zumba® AM Code Session 8295 9/5-9/28 8296 10/3-10/31 8297 11/2-11/30 8298 12/5-12/28

Days M/W M/W M/W M/W

Times 9-10 am 9-10 am 9-10 am 9-10 am

Zumba® PM 8299 9/1-9/29 8300 10/4-10/27 8301 11/1-11/29 8302 12/1-12/29

T/Th T/Th T/Th T/Th

6:30-7:30 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6:30-7:30 pm

AIKIA Karate

Age: 5 yrs+ Fee: $30/session Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center Channel your energy through a combined style of American Tae-Kwon-Do and American Kenpo while learning self-discipline, respect for others, and selfdefense. NO CLASS SATURDAYS. Code

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8177 8178 8179 8180

9/5-9/28 10/3-10/31 11/2-11/30 12/5-12/21

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6-8 pm 6-8 pm 6-8 pm 6-8 pm

Volleyball-Adult Coed League Age: 16 yrs+ Fee: $116 per team Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center Code 8145

Session 8/22-10/31

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Times 7-9:30 pm

Register for classes at cedarhilltx.com/online or in person at the Alan E. Sims Recreation Center or the Parks & Recreation Administrative offices. Membership Special

Get $10 Off a 3-Month Membership! Fall Special September 1- September 10


Technique & Tumble

Age: 5 yrs+ Fee: $60/session Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center This class focuses on training students who are interested in learning acrobatic tumbling skills that could be used in dance, cheer, or gymnastics. Code 8190 8191 8192 8195 8193 8196 8194 8197

Session 9/5-9/26 9/5-9/26 10/3-10/31 10/3-10/31 11/7-11/28 11/7-11/28 12/5-12/26 12/5-12/26

Days M M M M M M M M

Times 5-6 pm 6-7 pm 5-6 pm 6-7 pm 5-6 pm 6-7 pm 5-6 pm 6-7 pm

Pickleball

Age: 12 yrs+ Fee: FREE with Recreation Center Membership Registration not required. Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center Gym Play competitive and non-competitive pickleball. Enjoy FREE play. Play times are Monday through Thursday 10:30 am-12:30 pm, Friday 8:30 am-12:30 pm.

Table Tennis

Age: 11 yrs+ Fee: FREE Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center All levels are welcome from beginners to ranked players. Come and learn the proper skills of table tennis or get ready for tournament play. Play Saturdays from 3-6 pm.


NEW! 55+ Fitness

Age: 55 yrs+ Fee: FREE Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center The 55+ Fitness Class will allow seniors to experience a workout that encompasses the importance of core strenthening and functional movement. Participants will go through repetitious exercise utilizing body weight and/or light weights. The class will be 45 minutes of which we will be working to maximize calories burned. Code 8326 8327 8328 8330

Session 9/7-9/28 10/5-10/26 11/2-11/30 12/7-12/28

Days W W W W

Times 9-9:45 am 9-9:45 am 9-9:45 am 9-9:45 am

55+ Walking Program

Age: 55 yrs+ Fee: FREE Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center Walking Club 55+. Come out and meet up with others to walk. We are excited to see everyone. Meet us in the lobby. Code 8284 8286 8287 8288

Session 9/1-9/29 10/4-10/27 11/1-11/29 12/1-12/29

Days T/Th T/Th T/Th T/Th

Times 8-9 am 8-9 am 8-9 am 8-9 am

Take Advantage of Our 55+ Fitness Programs


Forever Young Line Dance

Age: 18 yrs+ Fee: $15/session Drop-in Fee: $5/class Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center Come and join the fun! This class is ideal for people without a partner. Dance individually and add your own flavor. Not only will you have fun, but you will stay active and learn set patterns. This program is proven to help improve memory and coordination. Code 8185 8186 8187 8188

Session 9/5-9/26 10/3-10/31 11/7-11/28 12/5-12/26

Days M M M M

Times 10-11 am 10-11 am 10-11 am 10-11 am

Step Aerobics/Extreme Hip Hop

Age: 10 yrs+ Fee: $80/session Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center This cardio class will elevate your heart rate. Come step with us and enjoy a little fun. Code Session 8181 9/1-9/29 8182 10/1-10/29 8183 11/1-11/29 8184 12/1-12/29

Days T/Th Sa T/Th Sa T/Th Sa T/Th Sa

Times 6-7 pm 8:45-9:45 am 6-7 pm 8:45-9:45 am 6-7 pm 8:45-9:45 am 6-7 pm 8:45-9:45 am

LP’s Dance for Kids

Age: 3-15 yrs Fee: $67/session Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center Learn basic technique and French terminology through the elegance of ballet. Students focus on gaining poise, grace, rhythm and balance. Age: 3-7 yrs Code Session 8120 9/5-9/28 8273 10/3-10/31 8274 11/2-11/30 8275 12/5-12/28

Days M/W M/W M/W M/W

Times 7:15-8:15 pm 7:15-8:15 pm 7:15-8:15 pm 7:15-8:15 pm

Age: 8-15 yrs Code Session 8276 9/1-9/30 8277 10/6-10/28 8278 11/3-11/25 8279 12/1-12/30

Days Th F Th F Th F Th F

Times 5-6 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5-6 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5-6 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5-6 pm 5:30-6:30 pm

Teen Hip-Hop

Personal Training Services

The Alan E. Sims Recreation Center offers individual training services from certified personal trainers with various specializations to help meet your health and fitness goals. Visit the front desk or cedarhilltx.com/rec for a list of trainers.

Age: 8-16 yrs Fee: $40/session Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center Are you interested in learning the latest moves? Then Hip-Hop dance is for you. A fun energetic dance class for youth. Code 8280 8281 8282 8283

Session 9/2-9/30 10/14-10/28 11/4-11/25 12/2-12/30

Days F F F F

Times 6:30-7:30 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6:30-7:30 pm


Piano

Age: All ages Fee: $80/session Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center Ear Training. Number System. Learn how to read music. Play like a pro in no time. Learn great technique. Contact Greg Preston at 469-644-9774 to schedule a time. Code 8269 8331 8332 8292

Session 9/1-9/30 10/3-10/31 11/1-11/30 12/1-12/30

Days M-F M-F M-F M-F

Times 9 am -7 pm 9 am -7 pm 9 am -7 pm 9 am -7 pm

Jay’s Swing Camp

Age: 16 yrs+ Fee: $25/session Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center Jay’s Swing Camp teaches swing dance from an 8-count premise and focuses on building the person from the inside out. We teach selfconfidence, posture, balance, timing, musicality of dance, and much more. We love having fun and watching each student grow from week to week and from month to month. Jay’s Camp also teaches dance choreography for public performance and swing dance competitions. Code 8260 8263 8342 8294

Session 9/1-9/29 10/6-10/27 11/3-11/24 12/1-12/29

Days Th Th Th Th

Times 7:30-9:30 pm 7:30-9:30 pm 7:30-9:30 pm 7:30-9:30 pm

Recreation Programs NEW! CHAT Youth Empowerment Program

Age: 11-17 yrs+ Fee: FREE Location: Alan E. Sims Recreation Center CHAT Youth Empowerment Program is dedicated to enriching the lives of our youth through opportunity, education, tutoring, mentorship and activities. Code 8318 8322 8323 8324

Session 9/6-9/29 10/4-10/27 11/1-11/29 12/1-12/29

Days T/Th T/Th T/Th T/Th

Times 4-6 pm 4-6 pm 4-6 pm 4-6 pm

Register for classes at cedarhilltx.com/online or in person at the Alan E. Sims Recreation Center or the Parks & Recreation Administrative offices.


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Youth Athletics Information Cedar Hill Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the following associations to provide exceptional youth athletics in our community. Each association is operated by volunteers dedicated to providing a positive team experience for each participant. For information regarding registration, schedules, and practices please contact the association directly. Cedar Hill Soccer Association (CHSA) Age: 3-18 yrs Registration: November-January, July Season: Spring/Fall Contact: registrar.chsa@gmail.com or 972-804-2647 www.cedarhillsoccer.org Cedar Hill Soccer Association provides quality soccer training for boys and girls in Cedar Hill Independent School District boundaries at all skill levels, ranging from recreation, club and academy.

Cedar Hill Baseball Association (CHBA) Age: 3-14 yrs Registration: January & July Season: Spring/Fall Contact: Clint at cedarhillbaseball@yahoo.com www.cedarhillbaseball.org Cedar Hill Baseball Association provides baseball of all skill levels, ranging from recreation, select and tournament teams to the youth boys of Cedar Hill.

Cedar Hill Girls Softball Association (CHGSA) Age: 4-16 yrs Registration: February & April-May & August Season: Recreational-Spring/Fall, Competitive-Summer Contact: Donnie at 214-876-3064 or cedarhillsoftball0@gmail.com sports.bluesombrero.com/chgsa Cedar Hill Girls Softball Association offers recreational, select and high school level softball for the girls of Cedar Hill.

Cedar Hill Youth Basketball Association (CHYBA) Age: 4-14 yrs Registration: October Season: Winter Contact: cedarhillbasketball@yahoo.com or call Rodney at 214-609-9921 sports.bluesombrero.com/cedarhillbasketball Cedar Hill Youth Basketball Association provides basketball of all skill levels, ranging from beginner, intermediate and select to the youth boys and girls of Cedar Hill.

Cedar Hill Football Sports League Age: 4-16 yrs Registration: Mid-July Season: Fall Contact: Call Rodney at 469-766-9057 Cedar Hill Football Sports League provides football for all skill levels, ranging from beginner, intermediate and select to the youth boys and girls of Cedar Hill.

RAINOUT LINES

Sports: 972-480-5868 Special Events: 214-855-9758

Tennis Lessons Age: 6-12 yrs Fee: $35/session Instructor: Martha Franklin, USPTA Development Coach, 469-360-4045 Young champions develop hand-eye coordination as they learn tennis fundmentals in a fun and encouraging environment. Lessons at Crawford Park are for varying skill levels, from beginner to competition. Each session includes 4 lessons. Tennis balls are provided. Register online at cedarhilltx.com/online, in person at Alan E. Sims Recreation Center or at the Parks & Recreation administrative offices. 8U 8334 8336 8338 8340

Date 8/23-9/13 9/20-10/11 10/18-11/8 11/15-12/13

Day T T T T

Times 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm

10U 8335 8337 8339 8341

Date 8/24-9/14 9/21-10/12 10/19-11/9 11/16-12/14

Day W W W W

Times 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm


IC PUBL

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We are the heart of the community! Connecting our patrons to one another through a variety of experiences. We provide innovative programming, materials, services, and events virtually and in-person. All are invited to read, learn, and have fun with us here at the library!

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Join us for these fun virtual activities throughout the week on our Facebook:

3/15 @ 10:30 am: Bring a Friend to Storytime 3/15 @ 3 pm: Crafternoon 3/15-3/19 @ 1pm: Tween Coding Camp (held on Zoom) 3/18 @ 10:30 am: Mr. Jon & Friends Performance



Library, Museum, & Signature Park GroundBreaking

This summer marked the groundbreaking of the new Library, a multi-faceted public project including a new Signature Park and Museum.



Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center


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Park Pavilion Rentals City parks are a great place to celebrate, whether it be a birthday party, family reunion or just a picnic in the park. There are 15 covered pavilions that can be rented at various parks throughout the city along with the Amphitheater at Valley Ridge Park. All fees are due at the time of the reservation and you are required to reserve the pavilion for the entire time you occupy it. Contact the Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices at 972-291-5130 to check availability and all reservations must be completed in person or online at cedarhilltx.com/online.

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PARKS & PRESERVES

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