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Scavenger Hunt in the parks 2014 Saturday, April 5 – Sunday, May 2 Register by Friday, April 4 • A Free Event!

Come search throughout our city parks every week in April using clues provided to see what is out there waiting to be discovered. New this year, you will be geocoding—which will be found using a smart phone. You will submit each week’s findings to the park office for a prize drawing at the end of the month. Rules, regulations and printable clues can be found online at edmondparks.com beginning Saturday, April 5. 359–4630 | edmondparks.com

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Table of Contents CONTENTS ADAPTIVE PL AY FO R S P EC I A L N EEDS C H I L D R EN

T U E S DAYS | S TA RT I N G I N M A RC H THE MAC | SEE PAGE 31

2 Recreation Programs 3 7 8 11 14

ADULT Ages: 18 & Up FAMILY Ages: 2 & Up PRE–SCHOOL Ages: 2–5 YOUTH Ages: 6–12 TEEN Ages: 13–17

18 Register, Rent & Policies 20 Arcadia Lake

SWIM LESSONS • R E G I S T R AT I O N •

P E L I C A N BAY AQUAT I C C E N T E R S E E PAG E 28

22 KickingBird Golf Club 24 KickingBird Tennis Center

27 Festival Market Place

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28 Pelican Bay Aquatic Center 32 Edmond Senior Center

37 Calendar of Events

CONTACTS F E S T I VA L M A RK E T P L AC E S E E PAG E 26

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Arcadia Lake 216–7470 Festival Market Place 359–4630 KickingBird Golf Club 341–5350 KickingBird Tennis Center 348–3120 Pelican Bay Aquatic Center 216–7647 Parks and Recreation Admin. 359–4630 Recreation Programs 359–4630 Edmond Senior Center 216–7600

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Recreation Programs Recreation

The Multipurpose Activity Center (MAC) is located in Mitch Park and contains the Parks and Recreation office and Senior Center. We offer recreational and cultural based classes and events for all ages. For more information about classes, events or facility and pavilion rentals, please call 405-359-4630, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m.—5 p.m.

Craig Dishman Director of Parks and Recreation

Earl London Parks Superintendent

Diane Self Recreation Programs Manager

Melissa Meyers Recreation Program Coordinator

Spring Break Activities Ages: 6­– 12

ABRAKADOODLE CAMP SuperDoodle Art Camp Create super-sized artwork, superhero masterpieces, super-messes and space inspired creations! Have nonstop FUN in this super-duper camp! Ages: 6—12

Min/Max: 6/12

M—F March 17—21 9 a.m.—12 p.m. $36/day or $173/week

The Artsy Crafty WOW Camp Let’s get crafty! Join us for this fun Make It and Take It craft camp that explores interesting crafts from around the world. Be creative and explore! Ages: 6—12

Min/Max: 6/12

M—F March 17—21 1—4 p.m. $36/day or $173/week

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MAD SCIENCE CAMP Lego NXT Mindstorms Robotics Children explore the exciting world of robotics! They will learn the mechanical aspects of robots such as gears, torque, hydraulics and pneumatics. They will discover electrical circuitry as it powers robots to work.  They will then learn the robot’s principal components and identify, compare, and test many toy robots. They will form small robotics teams to build programmable robots using the Lego NXT Mindstorms systems. Children will work with ultrasonic, touch, color and motion sensors which collect information around them. The program interprets this information and makes the robot respond to its environment. Children make the robots move in a dancing fashion, identify colors, follow a line and avoids objects in their path. These future roboticists will learn teamwork, problem solving and critical thinking skills and develop the value of self-motivation and resourcefulness. Each child will build their own 6-in-1 solar robot to take home. Grades 2nd —6th

M—F March 17—21 9 a.m.—12 p.m. $143

Radical Chemicals Children will discover the mysterious wonders of chemistry fun. Explore all kinds of different chemical reactions that will blow your child’s imagination using magical chemistry! They will get their hands dirty with a non-Newtonian fluid and use hydrophobic compounds to make marbled masterpieces! Watch crystals form in water glass; and see acetone reduce foam to a puddle of goo.  Learn the chemistry of yeast in baking, protein and starch analysis. Colloid suspensions, solutions, and indicators are all part of this fun,


information-packed camp. Make a chemist of your child in this “rad” camp!

pizzazz to your door décor with this fun wreath created with your own touch.

Grades 1st – 6th

Ages: 18 & Up

M—F March 17—21

1—4 p.m. $125

SEWING CAMP Learn to Sew Spring Break Camp You will have lots of fun learning how to sew, thread, and operate a sewing machine, cut patterns and more! You will get to take home 3 finished projects made by you. There will be a new project each day. Ages: 8—12

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Min/Max: 5/12

March 19—21 3:30 —5 p.m. $45

One-Day Classes Clay Gnome and Fairy Homes You will construct a gnome home, fairy home or toad abode out of clay for your garden. Clay will take at least 2 weeks to dry before it can be fired. Visits required: One to make, one to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 6—12

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Min/Max: 2/12

March 19

Adults

10 a.m.— 12 p.m. $12

Ages: 18 & Up

ARTS & CRAFTS NEW! Deco Mesh Wreaths Don’t go buy one, make one! It’s the class you have all been waiting for...that’s right, it’s Deco Mesh Wreath time! Add some

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Min/Max: 2/12

March 11 March 24

10 a.m.—12 p.m. $29 6—8 p.m. $29

March 11: Spring Wreath March 24: Burlap and Chevron

Handmade Chalkboard Serving Tray Create a serving tray with handles to showcase your appetizers to your guests. Ages: 18 & Up

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Min/Max: 2/12

April 7

6—8 p.m.

$15

Intro to Sewing You will have lots of fun learning how to sew, thread, operate a sewing machine, cut patterns and more! There will be a new project each session you get to make and take home. Ages: 18 & Up

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Min/Max: 2/6

March 3 March 11 March 26 April 3 April 7 April 15 April 23 May 1 May 5 May 13 May 21 May 29

9:15—11:15 a.m. 9:15 —11:15 a.m. 9:15 —11:15 a.m. 9:15 —11:15 a.m. 9:15 —11:15 a.m. 9:15 —11:15 a.m. 9:15—11:15 a.m. 9:15—11:15 a.m. 9:15—11:15 a.m. 9:15—11:15 a.m. 9:15—11:15 a.m. 9:15—11:15 a.m.

$24 $24 $24 $24 $24 $24 $24 $24 $24 $24 $24 $24

Mosaic Lazy Susan This rotating lazy susan will bring life to your table and be a conversational centerpiece at all of your dinner parties. In the first class you will come up with a design and glue your tiles down, then in Continued on next page.

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Recreation Programs the second class you will grout and finish your piece. Visits required: One to design and glue and one to grout and finish. Ages: 18 & Up

Min/Max: 2/12

TH & F May 1, 2 10 a.m.—12 p.m. $42

Paint Away Creativity Bring a friend, a sense of humor and your favorite non-alcoholic beverage and snack. We will provide all of the painting supplies and the basic layout of your painting. All you need is an open mind to let the painter in you come alive. For examples from this class view the calendar of events at edmondok.com or visit us on Facebook. Ages: 18 & Up

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Min/Max: 1/12

March 6 April 21 May 5 May 20

6—8 p.m. 6—8 p.m. 6—8 p.m. 6—8 p.m.

$12 $12 $12 $12

March 6: Flowers; April 21: Owlie; May 5: DIY Metallic Painting; May 20: Tree

POTTERY Simple Ceramic Garden Markers Label your garden with these simple clay garden markers. Create the markers out of clay and stamp your plant, herb or vegetable on them. Clay will take at least two weeks to dry before it can be fired. Visits required: One to make, one to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 18 & Up

Min/Max: 1/10

TH March 27

6—7 p.m.

$15

FITNESS Yoga with Kate Improve your flexibility, strength and balance. You will explore modifications that work for your body as well as learning breathing and relaxation techniques. Participants will need to bring their own yoga mat. If you would like to drop-in, call ahead for availability. Drop-in fee is $10/class. Ages: 18 & Up

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Min/Max: 2/18

*March 3—31 6:30—7:30 p.m. April 3—28 6:30—7:30 p.m. *May 1—29 6:30—7:30 p.m.

$48 $48

*No class on March 17, 20 and May 26

Zumba with Cassie Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba fuses hypnotic musical rhythms and tantalizing moves to create a dynamic cardiovascular workout system designed to be FUN and EASY to do. The goal is for people to want to work out and to love working out. You will have an absolute blast in one exhilarating hour of caloric burning, heart racing, muscle pumping, body energizing movements meant to engage and captivate for life! You can drop-in and check it out for $7/ class or buy a punch card. Ages: 18 & Up

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Min/Max: 2/30

*March—May 9—10 a.m. $40/10 punches, $70/20 punches

*No class on March 18 and 20

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6th Annual Friday • June 27, 2014 Arcadia Lake • Edmond Park

Kick-off your LibertyFest activities with a trip to Arcadia Lake. Whether you’re a seasoned boat designer or just getting started, our Cardboard Boat Regatta is fun for all. Registration begins Tuesday, April 1st and applications can be found online at edmondparks.com. Food will be available for purchase.

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Recreation Programs SPECIAL INTERESTS Easter Egg Basket This basket is perfect for Easter Egg Hunts! The basket will have an oak bottom of 8 inches and will stand 12 inches tall. You will have a selection of colors for accents. Ages: 18 & Up

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April 1

Min/Max: 1/6

Ages: 18 & Up

8:45 a.m.—3 p.m. $48

Gourd Basket This basket starts with a cut, polished, ready to weave gourd. Round reed will be woven on the top of the gourd to complete your unique basket. Ages: 18 & Up

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Min/Max: 1/6

April 21 8:45 a.m.—3 p.m. $42

Introduction to Art Journaling Go beyond the normal journal techniques to create an art journal that lets you celebrate your creative spirit while exploring different aspects of your life. Learn techniques for incorporating brief written entries for your artistic creations. Ages: 18 & Up

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May 3

Min/Max: 3/12

9 a.m.—12 p.m.

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$39

Min/Max: 1/6

March 20 8:45 a.m.—3:30 p.m. $55

Mid-Life Writes of Transition: A Workshop for Women Coping with Change Are you ready to re-envision life after 50? Redesign the work you do? Adjust to an empty nest or other life change? Journal writing and reflection can help. Learn 6 | 2014 Spring Classes & Events

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Min/Max: 3/12

*April 5 *April 19

9 a.m.—4 p.m. 9 a.m.—4 p.m.

$66 $66

* April 5: Part I; April 19: Part II

Square to Round Basket This is a 12 inches deep basket with a square woven bottom and a round top. Base is 10 inches. Age: 18 & Up

F April 11

Min/Max: 1/6

8:45 a.m.—3:30 p.m. $50

St. Patrick’s Day Mini Market Basket Rectangular basket with a woven bottom that measures 4 inches x 10 inches x 7 inches deep when finished. It will have a wooden handle and green accent reed. Ages: 18 & Up

Large Chief Storage Basket This is an upright woven bottom basket with a 10 inches base and 15 inches navy and rust colored reed. Ages: 18 & Up

8 journal writing tools that will help you discover what’s really important to you, tap the knowledge and experience you’ve acquired over time, and connect with other women who are also making this mid-life journey. Please bring your lunch and a journal or notebook. Part I is not a prerequisite for Part II. Those who complete part I receive a 5% discount.

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Min/Max: 1/6

March 10 8:45 a.m.—3 p.m. $43

EDUCATION Edward Jones: Annuities and Your Retirement This seminar will help you better understand the basics of annuities so you can choose the options that make the most sense for your retirement plans. Ages: 18 & Up

Min/Max: 3/20

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6 p.m.

April 8

Free


Edward Jones: Five Money Questions for Women Learn five questions to ask yourself to connect to your financial goal and set a strategy. Ages: 18 & Up

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Min/Max: 3/20

March 25 6 p.m.

Free

Edward Jones: Foundations of Investing This seminar is geared to people who want an overview of investing, including key terms and investment types like bonds, stocks and mutual funds and the importance of asset allocation. Ages: 18 & Up

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Min/Max: 3/20

May 13

6 p.m.

Free

Edward Jones: Retirement by Design This seminar illustrates how you can translate your vision for retirement into tangible goals. Whether you are 10 or 40 years from retirement, you will learn investment strategies to help design the retirement you want. You will also learn how you can add flexibility to your strategy to help you handle unexpected events and how you can keep your strategy on track. Ages: 18 & Up

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Min/Max: 3/20

April 22

Family

6 p.m.

Free

Ages: 2 & Up

ARTS & CRAFTS

and take home a new project each session. Ages: 6 & Up

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Min/Max: 2/6

March 15 March 29 April 19 May 3 May 17

9:30—11 a.m. 9:30—11 a.m. 9:30—11 a.m. 9:30—11 a.m. 9:30—11 a.m.

$18/person $18/person $18/person $18/person $18/person

Paint Away This is a basic social painting class for people who think they can’t paint or never have. We will provide the basic layout of the painting and you will provide the color and creativity. All you need is an open mind to let the artist with in to come alive. This is a class that will be fun to take with a friend. Ages: 6 & Up

Min/Max: 2/12

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6—8 p.m. 6—8 p.m. 6—8 p.m.

$12 $12 $12

March 31: Robot; April 3: What Does the Fox Say; May 12: A Horse of Course;

POTTERY Bisque Birthday Plate Celebration If your birthday is in March, April or May come to this class and we will celebrate by having a cupcake and painting a bisque plate to use every year on your birthday. Visits required: One to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 2 & Up

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Min/Max: 1/12

March 29

10—11 a.m.

$10

Mother/Daughter Sewing You will have lots of fun learning how to sew, thread, operate a sewing machine, cut patterns and more! You get to make

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Recreation Programs Bisque Easter Basket Paint a ceramic basket to add to your Easter decorations. Visits required: One to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 2 & Up

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Min/Max: 2/6

March 11

4:30—5:30 p.m. $12

Bisque Easter Platter Bring the family and paint a beautiful platter to use on Easter. Plate is 10 inches long x 7 inches wide. Visits required: One to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 2 & Up

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Min/Max: 2/8

March 18

4:30—5:30 p.m. $12

Bisque Studio Come paint bisque pieces and make them original works of art. Choose from our stock of plates, platters, bowls, animals, monsters, planes, princess stuff and more! Finished pieces will be glazed and picked up at a later date. Price includes two small pieces or one larger piece and unlimited glaze. Ages 2-5 must have a parent present. Studio time is two hours but project time may vary. Visits required: One to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 2 & Up

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Min/Max: 2/12

March 8 March 26 April 23 May 8 May 29

10 a.m.—12 p.m. 4—6 p.m. 4—6 p.m. 4—6 p.m. 4—6 p.m.

$20 $20 $20 $20 $20

Mother’s Day Bisque Studio Need a gift for your mom? Come paint a bisque piece that any mom will love. Visits required: One to glaze and one to pick up. Ages 2 & Up

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May 3

Min/Max: 2/12

10—11 a.m.

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Pre–School

Ages: 2–5 (Parents must attend)

ARTS & CRAFTS Baby Bird in a Nest Create a cute baby bird in a nest on a paper plate. Ages: 2—5

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April 15

10—11 a.m.

$8

Bubble Wrap Painting Did you know bubble wrap can be used for art creations? Create a piece of art with this fun form of print making. Ages: 2—5

TH May 22

Min/Max: 2/9

10—11 a.m.

$8

Clay Pot Wind Chimes Turn these ordinary terra cotta pots into a cute wind chime to hang on your porch. Ages: 2—5

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March 4

Min/Max: 2/9

10—11 a.m.

$10

Crafted Chicks Decorate these little chicks with feathers, sequins, ribbon, buttons, glitter and more! They will be a cute little Easter decoration. Ages: 2—5

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April 1

Min/Max: 2/9

10—11 a.m.

$8

Discovery Bottle Your preschooler will have hours of fun discovering all the fun little trinkets that you put into this cool discovery bottle. Ages: 2—5

$10

Min/Max: 2/9

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April 29

Min/Max: 2/9

10—11 a.m.

$10


Sunday, April 27 Check–in at Noon Register by: Friday, April 18 by 5 p.m. (Must pre–register)

Age: 9–14 (As of December 31, 2013) Edmond North High School Track

A Free Event! Kids can register to compete in the local Hershey’s Track Meet. Local winners go on to compete in the state competition. No previous track skills required. Must have a copy of participant’s birth certificate at time of registration. Pre-registration is required. Check-in starts at noon. Meet starts at 1 p.m. Visit us at edmondparks.com or follow us on FaceBook. For more information call 359–4630.

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Recreation Programs Messy Initial Painting Your preschooler will paint a canvas that has their initial masked off. After you have painted your crazy fun design and it is dry you will pull of the tape to reveal their initial. Ages: 2—5

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Salt Dough Easter Eggs Paint and decorate salt dough eggs to take home and add to your spring décor. Ages: 2—5

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Min/Max: 2/9

April 8

10—11 a.m.

$10

Min/Max: 2/9

May 27

10—11 a.m.

$10

POTTERY

Mother’s Day Handprint Bags Need a usable gift for mom? Create this one-of-a-kind gift for a one-of-a-kind mom to put all your toys in.

Bisque Easter Bunny Glaze a bisque Easter bunny that you will cherish for years to come. Visits required: One to glaze and one to pick up.

Ages: 2—5

Ages: 2—5

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Min/Max: 2/9

May 6

10—11 a.m.

$10

Mother’s Day Stepping Stones Create a concrete stepping stone embellished with trinkets, jewels, ceramic tiles and more for mom’s garden! You can also depress the letters of a special message into the concrete to add a personal touch for mom. Visits required: One to make and one to pick up. Ages: 2—5

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Min/Max: 2/9

April 26

10—11 a.m.

$12

Once Upon a Time Art Reading and art come together for this class. Join us to read a story and make it come to life with fun crafts. Visits required: One to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 2—5

Min/Max: 2/9

TH March 13 TH April 24 TH May 8

10—11 a.m. 10—11 a.m. 10—11 a.m.

$8 $8 $8

March 13: Lorax; April 24: I Love Bugs May 8: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Paper Plate-a-saurus Use your imagination to construct paper plates into crafty dinosaurs. Ages: 2—5

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Min/Max: 2/9

March 25

10 —11 a.m.

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$8

Min/Max: 2/6

TH April 3

10—11 a.m.

$10

Clay Bird Feeder Create and texture your very own bird feeder out of clay. Visits required: One to make, one to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 2—5

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Min/Max: 2/12

May 13

10—11 a.m.

$10

Clay Fish Bowl Wall Decoration Create a fish bowl out of clay and add all the underwater creatures you desire. Visits required: One to make, one to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 2—5

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Min/Max: 2/9

March 18

10—11 a.m.

$12

PERFORMING ARTS Tippi Toes Dance Thursdays, August 26—May 2014 See page 17 for details.

SPECIAL INTERESTS Kindermusik with Alyssa See why 2 million families choose Kindermusik! Where Music and Learning Play! Your little one will play, listen, sing, move, dance and giggle with you during this fun class while learning and developing skills along the way. Each


month will have a new theme. Playlists/ Music included to take home. Ages: 18 mo.—5 yrs.

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March 12 April 16 May 21

Min/Max: 5/14

10—10:45 a.m. 10—10:45 a.m. 10—10:45 a.m.

$12 $12 $12

March 12: Its’ Your Lucky Day, April 16: Animal Babies, May 21: Dear World, I Love You.

Youth

Ages: 6–12

ARTS & CRAFTS Abrakadoodle after School: 3D or Not? How do you know if a piece of artwork is 3D or not? Some artists like Vasarely and Hockney try to confuse us by creating art that looks 3D but is really 2D! Learn to do this by creating optical illusions and drawings that appear to have volume. Use your creative ideas to transform something flat into interesting 3D sculptures and Agamographs. Even use your own body as the form to create 3D art. Explore different ways to make 3D art or 2D art that looks 3D. Ages: 7—14

Min/Max: 5/12

M–F April 1—30 4—6 p.m. $30/day, $120/wk, $300/entire mth.

DIY Hula Hoop Create your own hula hoop and decorate it. This hula hoop can be used for countless hours of fun! Ages: 6—12

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April 22

Min/Max: 2/12

5:30—6:30 p.m. $8

Duct Tape Bags and Wallets Create this awesome bag and wallet all out of duct tape, then take them shopping and show off your unique style. Ages: 6—12

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Min/Max: 2/12

March 5

4:30—5:30 p.m. $15

Memories for Mom Make Mother’s Day memorable by making a card, a jewelry box using paint, jewels, sequins and more then design special jewelry including a pin, bracelet and a necklace. For one last gift you will create a small painting on canvas. Ages: 6—12

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Min/Max: 5/12

April 26

9:30—11:30 a.m. $14

Modge Podge Bird Houses You will use pieces of scrapbook paper to create a collage that you will modge podge over so that it lasts forever. Hang it in your yard filled with bird seed and watch the birds enjoy their new home! Ages: 6 – 12

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Min/Max: 2/12

March 25

4:30—5:30 p.m. $10

Mother’s Day Stepping Stones You will make your very own concrete stepping stone embellished with trinkets, jewels, ceramic tiles and more! You can also depress the letters of a special message into the concrete to add a personal touch for mom. Visits required: One to make and one to pick up. Ages: 6—12

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Min/Max: 2/12

April 26

2—3 p.m.

$12

Painting and Pom-Pom Art Boys and girls will have a ball creating these fun mixed media art. You will paint the background of a canvas before you glue craft poms to create a beautiful piece of art. Ages: 6—12

Min/Max: 2/12

TH April 10

4:30—6 p.m.

$12

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Recreation Programs Spring Holiday Creations Spring is a time for Easter cards, hats, wreaths and paintings. In this class you will use paper, sequins, ribbon, oil pastels, buttons and more for the wreath while your Easter hat will be made from tissue flowers, ribbon and doilies. Ages: 6—12

Mini Name Canvases Paint each letter of your name on a mini canvas to hang in your room. Ages: 6—12

Min/Max: 2/12

TH May 22 5—7 p.m. *$10/5 letters or less

Min/Max: 5/12 *$1 for each letter after five

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April 12

9:30—11:30 a.m. $14

Wonderful Watercolor Learn the basic techniques of watercolor painting: washes, color mixing, layering colors and more. Students will paint animals, color designs, under-the-sea and more. Ages: 6—12

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9:30—11:30 a.m. $14

Learn to Sew You will have lots of fun learning how to sew, thread, operate a sewing machine, cut patterns and more! There will be a new project each session you get to make and take home. M T W TH M T W TH M T W TH

Ages: 8—12

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May 19

Min/Max: 2/12

4:30—5:30 p.m. $10

Min/Max: 5/12

May 17

Ages: 6—17

String Art on Wood Choose from a few fun designs to create out of string and nails onto a piece of wood.

4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m.

Clay Bird Feeder Create and texture your very own bird feeder out of clay. Visits required: One to make, one to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 6—12

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Min/Max: 2/6

March 3 March 11 March 26 April 3 April 7 April 15 April 23 May 1 May 5 May 13 May 21 May 29

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May 13

4—5 p.m.

$10

Clay Bookends Create a one of a kind set of bookends to keep your collection of books, movies or video games from falling over. Visits required: One to make, one to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 6—12

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April 16

Min/Max: 2/12

4:30—6 p.m.

$12

Clay Food Whether you like pizza, cake or apples we will explore how to create art in the shape of your favorite food. Visits required: One to make, one to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 6—12

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Min/Max: 2/12

May 28

Min/Max: 2/12

2:30—4 p.m.

$12


Hound Hunt Saturday | April 12 | 2 p.m. Edmond Dog Park* | A Free Event!

Bring your dogs to the Edmond Dog Park for some Easter Egg hunting fun. Your dog will enjoy sniffing out eggs filled with dog treats and prizes. Dogs must be able to get along with other dogs and people. We ask that your dog be leashed for the event. Don’t forget your Easter Basket.

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Recreation Programs Pinch Pot Clay Birds You will turn and ordinary pinch pot into an extraordinary cute bird to display on a shelf or give as a gift. Clay will take at least two-weeks to dry before it can be fired. Visits required: One to make, one to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 6—12

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Min/Max: 2/12

April 8

Ages: 8—17

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4:30—5:30 p.m. $10

NEW! Wheel Throwing When we say ‘throw’ we mean on a potter’s wheel! This will be a basic introduction to using a potter’s wheel and learning how pots are thrown. Upper body strength and coordination are the secrets to success in this class. Visits required: One to throw, one to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 8—12

will learn basic archery skills and rules. At the end of the class you will know how to properly stand, pull back and shoot your bow safely. April 1—22 4:15—5 p.m. May 6—27 4:15—5 p.m.

Teen

$40 $40

Ages: 13–17

ARTS & CRAFTS Bracelet Holder Are your bracelets scattered all over your room? Make this bracelet holder to store and display your bracelets. Ages: 13—17

Min/Max: 5/15

Min/Max: 2/7

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Min/Max: 5/15

March 10 April 1 April 28 May 7 May 30

5:30—7 p.m. 5:30—7 p.m. 5:30—7 p.m. 5:30—7 p.m. 5:30—7 p.m.

$12 $12 $12 $12 $12

PERFORMING ARTS NEW! Kids Co. Theater Thursdays, March 27—May 8 See page 15 for registration details Tippi Toes Dance Thursdays, August 26—May 2014 See page 17 for details.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE After School Archery This is a beginner class for students who have never shot a bow or who have just played around with one at home. You 14 | 2014 Spring Classes & Events

March 3

6—7 p.m.

$10

Learn to Sew You will have lots of fun learning how to sew, thread, operate a sewing machine, cut patterns and more! There will be a new project each session you get to make and take home. Ages: 6—17

M T W TH M T W TH M T W TH

Min/Max: 2/6

March 3 March 11 March 26 April 3 April 7 April 15 April 23 May 1 May 5 May 13 May 21 May 29

4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m. 4:30—6 p.m.

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F E AT U R I N G

KID CO. THEATRE

have fun, being a performer. fairytale theatre!

create-a-play!

for grades 1 and 2 Thursdays, Mar. 27-may 8, 6:30-7:30p

for grades 3 and 4 Thursdays, Mar. 27-may 8, 6:30-7:30p

This seven-week program helps your child create their own original fairytale play! Your child will be given the opportunity to perform their play on the last day of the program, Thursday, May 8th.

This seven-week program helps your child create their own original play! You child will be given the opportunity to perform their play on the last day of the program, Thursday, May 8th.

Enroll today!

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Recreation Programs Paint Away This is a basic social painting class for people who think they can’t paint or never have. We will provide the basic layout of the painting and you will provide the color and creativity. All you need is an open mind to let the artist with in to come alive. This is a class that will be fun to take with a friend. Ages: 13—17

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April 2 April 14 May 27

Min/Max: 2/12

6—8 p.m. 6—8 p.m. 6—8 p.m.

$12 $12 $12

April 2: Anchor of Hope; April 14: Tardis-Dr. Who; May 27: Monogram

Name String Art Create your name out of string and nails on a wooden plaque. Ages: 13—17

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April 9

Min/Max: 2/12

6—8 p.m.

$12

required: One to throw, one to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 8—12

F F F

Min/Max: 2/7

March 14 April 18 May 30

3:30—5 p.m. 3:30—5 p.m. 3:30—5 p.m.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE After School Archery This is a beginner class for students who have never shot a bow or who have just played around with one at home. You will learn basic archery skills and rules. At the end of the class you will know how to properly stand, pull back and shoot your bow safely. Ages: 8—17

T T

Min/Max: 5/15

April 1—22 4:15—5 p.m. May 6—27 4:15—5 p.m.

POTTERY NEW! Clay Handmade Checkers Set Create a checker board and all of the pieces you will need out of clay. Visits required: One to make, one to glaze and one to pick up. Ages: 13—17

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March 7

Min/Max: 2/12

6—8 p.m.

$15

NEW! Wheel Throwing When we say ‘throw’ we mean on a potter’s wheel! This will be a basic introduction to using a potter’s wheel and learning how pots are thrown. Upper body strength and coordination are the secrets to success in this class. Visits

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Tippi Toes D A N C E

Voted Best Dance Studio by Metro Family Magazine, Tippi Toes is a children’s dance company that provides a welcoming environment for children to experience the joys of dance, self expression and movement. There will be mini shows in the fall and a dance recital in May! Classes are held at the MAC. Registration is $30/ $15 for each additional child.

Register today! tippitoesdance.com All classes run through Friday, May 23. Tuition: $50/month, $40/2nd child Tuesdays Toddler and Me 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. 18 mo – 3 yrs Tippi Toes I 6:15 – 7 p.m. 3-4 yrs Tiny Hip Hop/Jazz 7 – 7:45 p.m. 4-6 yrs Thursdays Baby Ballet Tippi Toes II Hip Hop/Jazz

5:30 – 6:15 p.m. 2-3 yrs 6:15 – 7 p.m. 5-7 yrs 7 – 7:45 p.m. 7-10 yrs

Saturdays Toddler and Me Tippi Toes

10 – 10:45 a.m. 10:45 – 11 a.m.

18 mo – 3 yrs 3-5yrs

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Register, Rent & Policies HOW TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES Register Online

Visit online.activecommunities.com/edmondparks and either log in or set up a new account. If you set up a new account, you will receive a PIN number within 24–36 hours, Monday–Friday. Please keep your PIN number on hand, you will need this each time you log in.

Register In Person

Visit us Monday–Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation office inside the MAC building located in Mitch Park, 2733 Marilyn Williams Drive.

Payments

We accept cash, check and debit/credit card payments for any of our classes and events. Make checks payable to Edmond Parks and Recreation. VISA, Master Card, Discover and American Express are accepted.

Forgot Your Login Information?

Click on the “forgot log–in” link or call 359–4630 and they will provide you with the necessary information. Please do not create a new account as this will create multiple accounts for you and can create problems when trying to register.

HOW TO RENT A PAVILION/ROOM The City of Edmond Parks and Recreation Department has pavilions and rooms available for rent for private functions. For more information on availability, pricing or to rent a pavilion or room, call the Parks and Recreation office at 359–4630 or visit us at the MAC building in Mitch Park.

Planning a special event? Any event that offers a public invitation that includes but is not limited to, runs/walks, car shows, comm– unity garage sales, parades, etc. must be approved by the Special Events Committee. Anyone interested in having a special event must contact Dorothy Nelson in the Parks and Recreation Office for an application form and information on how to apply. All forms must be completed and returned to the office 60 days prior to the requested event date.

REFUND & CANCELLATION POLICY If you have registered for a class that was cancelled due to lack of enrollment, a credit will be placed on your account for a future class. This credit will expire 1 year from the date of the original class.

If a participant withdraws from a class less than 3 business days prior to the scheduled class date, a credit will be placed on their account. Credits will expire 1 year from the date of the original class.

If you have registered for a class that was cancelled by us due to other reasons, we will work to reschedule the class at a later date, keeping the same time and day of the week. If you are not able to attend the rescheduled class, a credit will be placed on your account for a future class. The credit will be available for 1 year from the date of the original class.

The above policy applies only to our fee–based recreation Programs and not to: KickingBird Tennis; Pelican Bay Aquatic Center; KickingBird Golf Club; Farmer’s Market; MAC or pavilion rentals, special events or Arcadia Lake.

If a participant withdraws from a class more than 3 days prior to the scheduled class date, the participant may request a refund or a credit to their account or a refund. Refund time will vary depending on form and date of original payment.

Program Tardiness Policy

Programs will start promptly at the designated time. Please arrive 5–10 minutes early so you can scan your card and be ready for class.

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All class participants must sign a yearly liabil– ity waiver and have their picture taken for a Recreation Card. Participants must bring this card each time they come in for a class and have it scanned at the front desk. The first card is free and any additional or replacement cards will incur a $ 5 fee.


Dog lovers, reward yourself and your pooch after a long day at the office! Bring your favorite furry friend to enjoy live music, food and drinks during Yappy Hour at the Edmond Dog Park. The Yappy Hour series promises great music and great fun! THIRD THURSDAYS | 4–7 P | MARCH–MAY • Beverages and food will be available for purchase on-site. • Outside food and drinks are prohibited

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Arcadia Lake Amenities at the Lake • • • • • •

Camping Boating Fishing Picnicking Equestrian trail Birthday party plans

• Rusty’s Store for quick food & grocery items • Heated handicap accessible fishing dock • RV group reservable campground • Multi use trail for biking or hiking

Arcadia Lake is located on

the Deep Fork River and has 1,820 surface acres and 26 miles of shoreline. Facilities include picnicking, camping, swimming, water skiing, boating, hiking, disc golf and an equestrian trail. Each season is host to an array of special events and activities in the breath– taking beauty of Arcadia Lake. For more information on activities, events or facilities please call 216–7470.

Nicole Offutt Administrative Assistant

Leon Mixer Maintenance Crew Chief

Central State Park Central State Park is 2.5 Miles east of I–35 on 2nd Street (Route 66) with 249 acres. This park features a shower, courtesy dock, boat ramp, swim beach, two playgrounds, primitive, regular, and full hook–up camping, pavilions, hiking trails and fishing. Daily use is 7 a.m.–10 p.m. Camping and fishing are available 24 hours, 7 days a week.

• • • • •

Volleyball rentals Disc golf course 3 Beaches 3 Boat ramps Pavilion rentals

Edmond Park Edmond Park is located 2 miles east of I–35 on 2nd Street with 131 acres. This park features a swim beach, hiking trails, boat ramp, Boy Scout area, playground, kids fishing pond, pavilion, primitive camping, fishing and a softball field. The UCO OAR Center is located in this park. Daily use is 7 a.m.–10 p.m. Camping and fishing are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. Closed November – March

Scissortail Campground Scissortail Campground is located 1.5 Miles east of I–35 on 15th Street, with 141 acres. This park features a shower, pavilion, and regular hook–up camping.

Camping is allowed 24 hours, 7 days a week. Closed November – March

Spring Creek Park Spring Creek Park is located 2.5 miles east of I–35 on 15th Street with 194 acres. This park features a 36–hole disc golf course, enclosed heated fishing dock, pavilion, fishing, boat ramp, courtesy dock, jet ski area, swim beach, playground and a group RV area.

Daily use is 7 a.m.–10 p.m. Fishing is allowed 24 hours, 7 days a week.

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ARCADIA LAKE’S

KIDS FISHING DERBY SAT. JUNE 7 7:30 A.M.– NOON SPRING CREEK PARK KIDS AGES 5–15 A FREE EVENT!

Registration from 7:30–9 a.m., fishing at 8 a.m. and final weigh-in at 11 a.m. Concessions and worms will be for sale at the event site. Parents must accompany children.

216-7471

Event sponsored by Edmond Lions Club

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KickingBird Golf Club

KickingBird Golf Club is the

City of Edmond’s only municipal golf course. Built in 1971, KickingBird is Edmond’s oldest golf course and is still well known for its traditional 18–hole championship layout. KickingBird Golf Club has hosted many professional and amateur championships. KickingBird hosted the Oklahoma Open from 1979–1985 and many of its storied champions include Danny Edwards, Dr. Gil Morgan, Doug Tewell, and Bob Tway. KickingBird is currently the permanent home site of the Oklahoma Golf Association’s Junior Boys and Girls Championships. Come experience great golf with a family friendly atmosphere. We offer a number of programs for juniors and adults of all skill levels. If you are interested in golf, KickingBird Golf Club is sure to have a program or event for you!

Brian Soerensen PGA Head Golf Professional

Jeff Klappenbach PGA Assistant Golf Professional

Sydney Cox Assistant Golf Professional

Hours of Operation March 11–May 31 6:30 a.m.–10 p.m. | SUN–TH 6:30 a.m.–11 p.m. | F–SAT June 1–August 19 6:30 a.m.–11 p.m. | All Days August 19–November 2 6:30 a.m.–10 p.m. | SUN–TH 6:30 a.m.–11 p.m. | F–SAT November 3–December 31 7 a.m.–Dark | Everyday

Driving Range Program Pay $180 for 65 range tokens–a savings of $45 off the regular price. The 65 range token credit is stored on a key which is used in the range machine and gives you the added convenience of going straight from your car to the range without having to stop in the pro shop. KickingBird Players Card Purchase one and receive discounts of 10–20% of all greens fees, tokens, carts and pro shop merchandise for only $150 + tax. Contact Information 1600 East Danforth Edmond, OK 73034 341–5350 kickingbirdgolf.com

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Fee Schedule (Fees will increase March 1) GREEN FEES

REGULAR SENIORS (62 & older)

JUNIORS

Weekday $22.50 $14 Monday–Thursday

$22.50 $9.50 (after 2 p.m.)

(HS Senior and younger)

Weekend $27.50 $27.50 ($16 after 2 p.m.) $27.50 Friday–Sunday $14 (Friday only before 11 a.m.) $11.50 (after 2 p.m.) Twilight Mar.–Oct. (after 4 p.m.) Nov.–Feb. (after 2 p.m.)

$16.50

$16.50

$16.50

Super Twilight Apr.–Oct. (after 6 p.m.)

$14

$14

$14

SPECIAL EVENTS 2014 Demo Day

Saturday, April 19 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Free | Great opportunity to try the latest and greatest in the new 2014 equipment. All of the leading manufacturers will be present.

EC Hafer Junior Golf Program

Signup starts May 9th at 4:30 p.m. Ages: 6-14 One hour a day for a week. 8-9 a.m. | 9:15-10:15 a.m. 10:30-11:30 a.m. June 9-13 & 23-27 July 7-11 & 21-25 $90 | Limit: 8 students per instructor

2014 Family Fun Night

Saturday, April 26 & May 17 | Tee Times 5 p.m. All Ages | 9-Hole, Special Junior Tees & Free Putting Course | Food & Beverage Discounts $2 Range Tokens | $7 Green Fees | $7 Carts

9th Annual 2-Man Scramble

Saturday, May 10th | Tee Times 10 a.m. 18-Hole 2-Man Scramble. Must have an Official USGA Handicap. Flights will be determined by the number of entries. $75 entry (Green Fee, Cart, Range Balls and Prizes. Call 341-5350 to sign up or for more details.

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KickingBird Tennis Center KickingBird Tennis Center

is the city’s only public tennis facility with all the tennis amenities you would expect to find in a country club. We provide lessons, camps, open play, tournaments and a pro shop for your convenience. We are open 7 days a week and hours are listed below.

Winnie Bushey Tennis Director

Hours of Operation: Open 7 days a week M–TH 8 a.m.–10 p.m. F–SAT 8 a.m.–8 p.m. SUN noon–8 p.m. Court Fees: Summer Rates (April–Nov.) Outdoor $8 per hour + tax Indoor $12 per hour + tax Winter Rates (Dec.–March) Outdoor $8 per hour + tax Indoor $16 per hour + tax Ball Machine Rate Indoor $25 per hour + tax Lesson Fee Schedule Private Lesson $50 per hour, Head Pro Private Lesson $45 per hour, Asst. Pro’s

Group Lessons Available Junior Academy runs in six week sessions continually throughout the year. Check our web site for times and costs. Adult Leagues run in six week sessions throughout the year. Visit kickingbirdtennis.com for details.

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KickingBird Tennis Center A public tennis facility with all the tennis amenities you’d expect to find a country club.

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EDMOND

Farmer’s Market FESTIVAL MARKET PLACE

VENDORS SELL REGIONAL PRODUCE ,

organic produce, homemade soaps and balms, fresh beef, honey, eggs, salsa and so much more! OPER ATION TIMES April 12 – October 25 Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. June 4 – August 13 Wednesdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join us on the second Saturday of each month from June-October for 2nd Saturday Crafts, and come visit our Junior vendors during Wednesday Markets.

No Market Saturday, May 3 due to the Edmond Arts Festival.

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Festival Market Place

The Festival Market Place is located on 2nd street one block west of Broadway

in downtown Edmond. The Festival Market Place is home to the Edmond Farmer’s Market that runs from Mid–April through the end of October and the Edmond Outdoor Ice Rink during the winter holidays. For more information call 359–4630.

Amenities and Rates Festival Market Place is an outdoor special event venue and has been the home of the Edmond Farmer’s Market since 2004. The Festival Market Place is a great location for groups or individuals to hold fundraising events, family reunions, weddings and receptions, concerts, craft shows and more. It is a 63’ X 142’ open–air pavilion with water, electricity, ceiling fans, plaza area and public restrooms. It is available for rent except during the Farmer’s Market, some holidays** or other scheduled events. Below are the rental rates:

Non Profit Organizations

RATE TYPE

Half Day

All Others

Full Day

Half Day

Full Day

Peak* Weekend $125 $200 $250 $400 Peak* Weekday $75 $125 $150 $250 Peak* Holiday* * $100 $200 $200 $400 Off–Peak

$75 $150 $150 $300

Off Peak Weekday $50

$100

$100

$200

Off Peak Holiday* * $75

$150

$150

$300

*Half daytimes are either 8 a.m.–2 p.m. or 4 p.m.–10 p.m. **The pavilion is not available to rent Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day–Feb. 1, with limited availability on Edmond Farmer’s Market days. This list is not inclusive, call for availability.

Peak Availability is Apr. 21–Oct. 27 Off Peak Availability is Oct. 28–Apr. 20 Please Note: A clean–up deposit equal to the rental rate is required. For all non–profit rentals, proof of official 501(c) status must be provided. Scan this to visit us at edmondparks.com

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Pelican Bay Aquatic Center Pelican Bay Aquatic Center

(PBAC) is located at 1034 South Bryant, directly west of Hafer Park. PBAC is open to the general public and is a fun, safe and welcoming environment for families and kids of all ages. We offer programs that suit all ages, as well as special dates and times for private cabana and full facility rentals. Pelican Bay Aquatic Center is open 7 days a week from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. For more information on classes, reservations and specific hours please call 216–7647, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m.– 5 p.m.

Jared Prince Recreation Program Coordinator - Aquatics

Learn to Swim The American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim classes at Pelican Bay provide instruction to help swimmers of all ages and abilities develop their swimming and water safety skills spread out over 10 levels. Pelican Bay offers many scheduling options with 4 different sessions throughout the summer and 4 different class times offered during each session. Registration begins Monday, April 14. Ages 2-13

SESSIONS

Session A Session B Session C Session D

Min/Max 1/8

June 2–12 June 16–26 June 30–July 10 July 14–24

DAY | TIMES | FEES Mon–Thurs Mon–Thurs Mon–Thurs Mon–Thurs

8:40–9:20 a.m. 9:30–10:10 a.m. 10:20–11:00 a.m. 11:10–11:50 a.m.

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Levels of instruction for Learn-to-Swim at Pelican Bay Pre-School

PTA-Guppies Parent & Child class. Parent must be in the water. Your child will learn how to enter and exit the water; water adjustment and underwater exploration; front float and glide; leg action; back float and glide; leg action; rolling front to back and back to front. Safety skills. Age 2: Only offered during 11:10 a.m. class time sessions A, B, C and 10:20 a.m. session D. PTB-Angelfish Parent & Child class continuation. Parent must be in the water. Your child will learn how to enter and exit the water-seated position; water exploration; arm action front crawl; combined stroke-front crawl; arm action back crawl; combined strokeback crawl; blow bubbles; enter and exit the water using ladder. Safety skills.skills. Age 2: Only offered during session D; only offered during the 11:10 a.m. class time. P1-Goldfish Goldfish participants learn to: enter and exit the water; water adjustment and underwater exploration; front and back float – glide and leg action; rolling front to back and back to front. Safety skills. Ages 3–5: Offered all sessions and times. P2-Starfish Starfish participants learn to: enter and exit the water-seated position; water exploration; blow bubbles; enter and exit water using ladder with support; arm action front crawl; combined stroke-front crawl; arm action back crawl; combined stroke-back crawl. Safety skills. Ages 3–5: Offered all sessions and times.


P3-Seahorse Seahorse participants learn to: enter and exit water safely; float on front and back; open eyes underwater; submerge to pick up object; submerge mouth, nose and eyes; explore arm and hand movements; exhale underwater; explore swimming on front and back. Safety skills. Ages 3–5: Offered all sessions and times.

Youth

Level 1-Seals Seal participants learn to: enter and exit water safely; float on front and back; open eyes underwater; submerge to pickup object; submerge mouth, nose and eyes; explore arm and hand movements; exhale underwater; explore swimming on front and back. Safety skills. Ages 6 & Up: Offered all sessions and times. Level 2-Whales Whales learn to: exit water using ladder or side; tread water; glide on front and back; float on front and back; explore swimming on side; fining on back; sculling; roll over from front to back and back to front; enter water by stepping or jumping from the side; open eyes underwater, submerge head to retrieve object; swim on front and back using combined strokes. Safety skills. Ages 6 & Up: Offered all sessions and times. Level 3-Otters Otters learn to: perform rotary breathing; butterfly kick and body motion; breaststroke arm action; elementary stroke arm action; whip kick; dive from sitting or kneeling position; survival float; survival and safety skills; submerge fully and retrieve object; swim back and front crawl. Ages 6 & Up: Offered all sessions and times.

Level 4-Penguins Penguins learn to: dive from compact or stride position; swim breaststroke, back crawl, elementary backstroke and sidestroke; tread water using sculling arm motion and kick; swim underwater; survival and safety skills. Ages 6 & Up: Offered all sessions and times. Level 5-Dolphins Dolphins refine the following strokes: front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. Dolphins learn to: shallow dive and begin swimming front flip turns, treading water with two different kicks, backstroke flip turn, survival swimming, rescue breathing, and tuck and pike surface dives. Ages 6 & Up: Offered all sessions; only offered during the 8:40 a.m. class time. Level 6-Sharks Sharks refine all six strokes so students swim them with ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Sharks learn to: breaststroke and butterfly turns; dives include kneeling, compact, stride, standing and a forward dive fall from diving board, forward jump - tuck position; tuck and pike dives; 3-types of surface dives. Survival swimming and safety skills. Ages 6 & Up: Offered in sessions A,B,C; only offered during the 8:40 a.m. class time.

Teen

Lifeguard Waterpark Training The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding program is to provide lifeguard candidates with the skills and knowledge to prevent, recognize, and respond to emergencies. This certification includes: Lifeguard; First Aid; AED; CPR for the Professional Continued on next page.

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Pelican Bay Aquatic Center Rescuer and WaterPark training. PREREQUISITES: minimum age of 15; swim 300 yards continuously; starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 lbs. object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. If weather does not allow for training at Pelican Bay you will have to come back at a later date to finish the water park part of the course. Registration begins Monday, April 14. **Please contact the offices of PBAC for complete training schedule. Age 15 & Up

Min/Max 2/10

TBA TBA

$165

Lifeguard Review The lifeguard review course is a recertification class for currently certified lifeguards whose certifications are about to expire. If your certification has already expired, you will need to take the entire ARC lifeguarding course. The course consists of a review of skills, an assessment of skills and a final test. It is an 8 hour course requiring both skills in the water and in the class room setting. Registration begins Monday, April 14. **Please contact the offices of PBAC for complete training schedule. Ages 16 & Up

teaching fundamental techniques to the sport of swimming. Registration begins Monday, April 14. Ages: 6 & Up

Min/Max: n/a

TH Jun 5 – Aug 7

7 – 7:50 p.m. $45

Adult

Swim Lessons Adult swim lessons will provide a calm, quiet, relaxed environment for adults to come and learn how to swim on all levels from beginners to experienced swimmers that want more instruction and learn new techniques and strokes. Adult Swim Lessons are offered in a choice of 4 different sessions that consist of eight lessons each over a two week period. Registration begins Monday, April 14. Ages 13 & Up

SESSIONS

Session A Session B Session C Session D

Min/Max 2/12

June 2–12 June 16–26 June 30–July 10 July 14–24

DAY | TIMES | FEES

Mon–Thurs 8–8:40 p.m. Mon–Thurs 7–7:40 p.m.

Min/Max 2/10

TBA TBA

$65

Pelican Bay Aquatic Center Swim Team A program that will get kids of all ages excited about the sport of swimming by providing a practice once a week and meets on scheduled weekends. We will teach kids competitiveness and an understanding of the sport of swimming, while incorporating team building and

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ADAPTIVE PL AY FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS DAY | TIMES | AGES

Tues. 10:30–11 a.m. 3–5 Tues. 11–11:30 a.m. 6–8 Tues. 11:30–12 p.m. 9–12 Call for class start date.

During this program, children with special needs will have the opportunity to interact with SnugPlay equipment. A facilitator will be in the room but the class is geared for unstructured play with assistance of a parent/guardian who must be in attendance. Assistive equipment will not be permitted in the play area as running and playing is encouraged. Cost per class is $5.

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Edmond Senior Center The Edmond Senior Center

The Edmond Senior Center is open Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please stop by for tour of our facility. You may pick up our monthly calendar of events at the Senior Center or view the calendar online at edmondseniorcenter.com. Also you may give us a call at 216-7600. Gail Deaton Manager

Sue Perry Program Coordinator

Elaine Feller Assistant Program Coordinator

Note: All classes are held on the respective day each week or month unless otherwise noted.

REGULAR SCHEDULE PROGRAMS

FITNESS Tai Chi Beneficial for good health–mind and body. The instructor for this class is David Kamphous. Age: 55 & Up Max: 18 M & F 9 a.m. $5 per class W 12 p.m. $5 per class Discuss monthly rate with instructor. Pre-registration required

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Line Dancing No partner needed! Line dance to your country favorites with a variety of dance steps that offer exercise and fun! Must have some line dance experience. The instructor for this class is Betty Lausen. Age: 55 & Up Max: 18 T

1:30 p.m.

$1 per class

Pre-registration required

Early Risers Exercise Work on range of motion and muscular strength exercises. The instructor for this class is Jan Fraase. Age: 55 & Up Max: 40 T, W, TH

9:15 a.m.

FREE

Pre-registration required

Jazzercise Lite for Seniors Aerobic dance exercise class. The instructors for this class are from Jazzercise in Edmond. Age: 55 & Up Max: 18 M, W, F 2:15 p.m. $35 per month Pre-registration required


Yoga Yoga focuses on mind/body integration and improving flexibility, strength and balance. Each exercise can be modified to suit individual needs. You will need to bring a floor mat. The instructor for this class is Pam Scheid. Age: 55 & Up Max: 18 T&TH 2:50 p.m. $5 per class $30 per month Pre-registration required

Zumba Gold Zumba Gold classes provide low impact fitness through Latin dance moves. The instructor for this class is Natalie Bratton, Certified Zumba Gold. Age: 55 & Up Max: 18 M&TH 10:15 a.m. $5 per class $40 per 10 classes Pre-registration required

ACTIVITIES Quilting Group This group makes quilts of all sizes. The quilters make and donate items for special projects in the community. Age: 55 & Up Max: 12 T

10 a.m.

FREE

Woodcarving Woodcarving, as a hobby, is both entertaining and therapeutic. As an art form, it is the same as sculpture with wood as the medium. Some of the therapeutic values result in the strengthening of hands and the satisfaction of accomplishment. Join this class at any time. The instructors for this group are James Hooper and Steve Brandt, Oklahoma City Woodcarvers Club. Age: 55 & Up TH

12 p.m.

FREE

Computer Center The Computer Center is available for our members to practice their skills, email and internet use. Basic computer skills are necessary. Instruction is not provided. Age: 55 & Up M–F

8 a.m.–3 p.m.

FREE

S.A.L.T. S.A.L.T. councils are part of the national TRIAD program. TRIAD is the agreement between the county sheriff’s office, local police department and senior adults in the community to work together to address safety

Pre-registration required

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Edmond Senior Center concerns effecting senior adults. S.A.L.T. meets the first Tuesday of each month. Age: 55 & Up (First Tuesday of the Month) T

12:30 p.m.

FREE

Weekly Devotional Join ministers from our community who conduct our weekly devotional. Age: 55 & Up F

10 a.m.

FREE

General Activities • Mah–Jongg • Puzzles • Games • Dominos • Pool Tables • Shuffle Board • Scrabble • Library • Computers • Low Vision Reader Age: 55 & Up M–F

8 a.m.– 4 p.m.

FREE

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Coming in March to a Park Near You!

How To Eat Fried Worms Mitch Park | Friday, March 21

Honey, I Shrunk The Kids Chitwood Park | Friday, April 18

Back To The Future Hafer Park | Friday, May 16 2014 Spring Classes & Events | 35


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The Parks and Recreation department is proud to be a part of something so much bigger than just us! Thank you to our sports partners for making such a BIG impact in our community! KickingBird Tennis Kickingbird Tennis Center 1500 E. Danforth Edmond, OK 73034 Phone: 405.348.3120 www.kickingbirdtennis.com kbirdten@flash.net Edmond Lacrosse PO Box 31271 Edmond, OK 73003-0022 (405) 4580-LAX info@edmondlacrosse.com www.edmondlacrosse.com Edmond Adult Softball Association (405) 359-1305 board@edmondadultsoftball.com www.edmondadultsoftball.com Edmond Soccer Club 1502 W Danforth, Edmond, OK 73003 P.O. Box 955, Edmond, OK 73083 (405) 348-2255 www.edmondsoccer.com

Miracle League 711 Aberdeen Rd Edmond, OK 73025 (405) 850-7603 www.edmondmiracleleague.com Edmond Rodeo 300 N. Kelly Road P.O. Box 1054 Edmond, Oklahoma 73083 www.edmondroundupclub.com Edmond All-Sports Inc. 836 W Danforth Edmond, OK 73003 (405) 340-5300 info@edmondallsports.com www.edmondallsports.com


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have fun, at summer camp.

summer camp at the mac! volunteer opportunities for ages 13+ child care for all camps

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