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LAKEWOOD ARTS, PARKS & RECREATION

COMMUNITY CONNECTION

Registration opens Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. CLASSES | LEAGUES | EVENTS

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PURCHASE E A R LY & S AV E !

MAY Older Adult

WELLNESS FAIR 18 2018 ·

9 a.m.-Noon Charles Whitlock Recreation Center

No n registratio required!

PURCHASE YOUR PASS BEFORE MAY 1 Youth/Student/Senior: $67 Adult: $85 Household (of 2): $125 ($17/add’l person) Pass valid through date of purchase through September 30

PURCHASE PASS MAY 1 OR AFTER Youth/Student/Senior: $79 Adult: $99 Household (of 2): $149 ($20/add’l person) Pass valid through date of purchase through September 30

Activities & free demo classes Balance/strength fitness tests by personal trainers Health assessments, blood screenings & blood pressure checks Over 70 local resources & vendors FREE massages, prizes, giveaways & more!

SPECIAL DISCOUNTS Buy a 15 visit pass and get 20 Buy a 30 visit pass and get 40 (Limit two passes per household)

For more details visit Lakewood.org/Recreation 303.987.4807 or PolZim@Lakewood.org

INCLUDES: Unlimited general admission access to all outdoor pools and spray parks* (Carmody, Glennon Heights, Morse Park and Surfside)

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Unlimited general admission access to all four recreation centers (Carmody, Charles Whitlock, Green Mountain and Lakewood Link) PASSES AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT ANY RECREATION CENTER OR POOL.


Registration EASY WAYS TO REGISTER

ONLINE: PHONE-IN:

Lakewood.org/Register 303.987.5400 – Phone-in registration is by credit card only.

Contents

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

• Preregistration is necessary for most programs and classes. All fees are payable at time of registration. Registration continues until class starts or fills. • All registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. • If a class does not meet minimum registrations, coordinator will cancel before the class meets.

ARTS.............................................9

WAITING LIST POLICY

CAMPS...................................... 27

AQUATICS / SWIMMING......... 20

If a class, trip or activity is full, it may be possible to be added to a waiting list. You will be contacted only if a space becomes available. Please note that not all activities accept waiting lists.

DANCE...................................... 29

REFUND, CREDIT AND TRANSFER POLICY

EVENTS..................................... 35

When you sign up for a class, we depend on your enrollment for a successful class; however, we understand that sometimes your plans may change. All credit/refund requests must be made at least three days prior to the start of a program. Refund requests will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis and may be subject to a $20 processing fee. Refunds can be added to your household account or issued via check or credit card; no cash refunds. Please allow three weeks to receive a refund. We reserve the right to cancel or combine classes; a full refund will be issued if we cancel a class. Your payment will be credited to your household account, and you will be notified to discuss your options. For Heritage, Culture & the Arts refund, credit and transfer policy, visit Lakewood.org/HCA.

WEATHER CANCELLATION POLICY

All weather-related cancellations will be made two hours prior to program start times. If a program has been canceled, the cancellation will remain in effect for the remainder of that day. Decisions to cancel within the two-hour time frame will be made on-site, so please call back for additional updates, or report to the program location as scheduled. Weather Hotline: 303.987.7078.

FITNESS & WELLNESS............. 36 OUTDOOR................................ 46 R.I.S.E. / PATRONS WITH DISABILITIES................. 48 ROCK CLIMBING...................... 51 SPECIALTY CLASSES............... 52 SPORTS/LEAGUES................... 55

INCLUSION AND ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES

Lakewood Recreation welcomes individuals of all ages and abilities into our programs and activities. Individuals with disabilities are welcome to register for any recreation class or program. If you need assistance, please call 303.987.4869.

Facilities

We provide interpreter services for people with hearing impairments upon request. Please call 303.987.4869 to request this service. We request at least 72 hours notice.

RECREATION CENTERS..............4

LAKEWOOD POSSIBILITIES FUND

ARTS & PARKS INFO...................7

All residents should have access to the City of Lakewood’s programs and facilities, regardless of income. If you are in need of financial assistance in order to participate, submit an easy application online or at any Lakewood recreation center to check your eligibility. Possibilities Fund scholarships are awarded based on household income and as funding allows. A portion of the registration fee is always paid by the participant. For more information, visit Lakewood. org/PossibilitiesFund, call or visit any recreation center or email Possibilities@Lakewood.org.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Have an impact on lives and improve the health of our community by volunteering with any of our wide variety of ongoing opportunities ranging from youth sports to our victims advocate volunteers. We have an opportunity that fits every age. Visit Lakewood.org/Volunteer or KarGra@Lakewood.org for more information.

FAMILY SERVICES CENTERS......6

LOCATION KEY............................8

On the Cover Get your kiddos ready for safe summer fun with indoor swimming lessons! Sessions start in January and run monthly. Flip to page 24 for schedules and details.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

We are committed to providing high quality park, recreation, family and cultural services and facilities that inspire enjoyment, learning and wellness in the lives of those who live, work and play in Lakewood.

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Recreation Centers

DAILY ADMISSION Youth/Student

$4

Adult

$5

Senior 62+

$4

15-VISIT PASS Youth/Student

$52

Adult

$61

Senior 62+

$52

30-VISIT PASS Youth/Student

$92

Adult

$102

Senior 62+

$92

6-MONTH PASS Youth/Student

$180

Adult

$220

Senior 62+

$145

Household

$269

Each additional person in the household

$35

(valid for 2 people)

ANNUAL PASS Youth/Student

$315

Adult

$385

Senior 62+

$250

Household

$459

Each additional person in the household

$69

(valid for 2 people)

Annual passholders also receive 20 percent discount on BodyPump pass To purchase in monthly payments with a valid credit/debit card, call 303.987.7830.

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Carmody Recreation Center 2200 S. Kipling St., Lakewood, CO 80227 720.963.5360 | Carmody@Lakewood.org Lakewood.org/Carmody Monday-Thursday, 5 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 5 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Pool: Please call or check online for the most up-to-date schedule. HOLIDAYS Open January 1, 2018, Noon-5 p.m. May 28, 2018, 5 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Closed December 24, 25 and 31, 2017 April 1, 2018 BABYSIT TING Mon., Wed., Fri. and Sat., 8 a.m.-noon Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 5-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 5-7:30 p.m. $2/child, $1.50/each additional child, $30/20-visit pass OUR AMENITIES INCLUDE • 50-meter indoor pool with 1- and 3-meter diving boards • Fitness center including free weights, selectorized weight equipment and cardiovascular equipment • Aerobics room • Full-size gymnasium • Drop-in basketball and volleyball • Indoor jogging track (16 laps=1 mile) • SilverSneakers® site • Meeting space • Youth Sports activities and leagues • Massage (See page 38) • FIT Physical Therapy (See page 40)

Charles Whitlock Recreation Center 1555 Dover St., Lakewood, CO 80215 303.987.4800 | CWRC@Lakewood.org Lakewood.org/Whitlock Monday-Thursday, 5 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 5 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Pool: Please call or check online for the most up-to-date schedule. HOLIDAYS Closed December 24, 25 and 31, 2017 January 1, 2018 April 1, 2018 OUR AMENITIES INCLUDE • Fitness center including free weights, selectorized weight equipment and cardiovascular equipment • Three full-size gymnasiums • Aerobics room • Racquetball/handball/wallyball courts • Indoor warm-water pool • Men’s and Women’s dry saunas • SilverSneakers® site • Drop-in pickleball, basketball, volleyball and badminton (call for days and times.) • Adult/youth, unified and racquetball leagues • Youth volleyball programs • FIT Physical Therapy (see page 40 )


Recreation Centers EQUIPMENT ORIENTATIONS

Call the recreation center you use to sign up for a free equipment orientation. Ages 14 and up.

FACILITY RENTALS

Green Mountain Recreation Center

Lakewood Link Recreation Center

13198 W. Green Mtn. Dr., Lakewood, CO 80228 303.987.7830 | GMRC@Lakewood.org Lakewood.org/GreenMountain

1295 S. Reed St., Lakewood, CO 80232 303.987.5400 | LINK@Lakewood.org Lakewood.org/Link

Monday-Thursday, 5 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 5 a.m.-8 p.m. changing to 5 a.m.-6 p.m. after Memorial Day Saturday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. | Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Pool: Please call or check online for the most up-to-date schedule.

Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Pool and Climbing Wall: Please call or check online for the most up-to-date schedules.

ANNUAL FACILITY CLOSURE May 14-18 HOLIDAYS Open December 24 and 31, 2017 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed December 25, 2017 and January 1, 2018 BABYSIT TING Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Saturday, 7-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, 5-6:30 p.m. $2/child, $1.50/each additional child, $30/20-visit pass OUR AMENITIES INCLUDE • Fitness center including free weights, selectorized weight equipment and cardiovascular equipment • 25-meter indoor pool, 1-meter diving board • Indoor cycling classes • Aerobics room • Full-size gymnasium (Organized groups, including coached practices, must reserve gym space. Please call 303.987.7834.) • Indoor track (20 laps=1 mile) • Four racquetball/handball/wallyball courts • SilverSneakers® site • Outdoor tennis and pickleball courts • Drop-in pickleball and basketball (call for days and times)

HOLIDAYS Open December 24 and 31, 2017 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed December 25, 2017 January 1 and April 1, 2018 OUR AMENITIES INCLUDE • Fitness center including free weights, selectorized weight equipment and cardiovascular equipment • Indoor warm-water leisure pool with play features • Climbing wall with 2,000 square feet of bouldering, lead and top-rope climbing • Fitness classes • SilverSneakers® site • 5,000 square foot gymnastics center • Rental space for occasions from small meetings to large banquets • Birthday party packages for swimming, climbing and gymnastics

We have spaces to accommodate occasions from small meetings to large banquets. Contact our rental specialist to help find the perfect space for your event: 303.987.7806.

GENERAL ADMISSION CLASSES A variety of classes for all fitness levels are included with paid admission to each recreation center. See pages 42-43 for the classes and schedules.

PERSONAL TRAINING & NUTRITION

Whatever your goal, our goal is to help you get there. Our nationally certified trainers offer a variety of training concepts from injury prevention to sports conditioning. See 45 page for package options.

SENIOR MEMBERSHIPS

We offer several options for older adult memberships. See page 44 for details.

FIRST-TIME VISITORS

Drop in to any Lakewood recreation center. Our staff is happy to show you around and answer any questions you may have about our facilities.

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Older Adult and Family Services Facilities Facility Locations

Clements Community Center

Wilbur Rogers Center

1580 Yarrow St., Lakewood, CO 80214 303.987.4820 | Fax: 303.987.4841 | TDD: 303.987.4840 Clements@Lakewood.org | Lakewood.org/OlderAdults

12100 W. Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80228 303.987.2490 | Fax: 303.987.4863

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Closed for major holidays. Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Closed for major holidays.

The older adult services offered through Lakewood’s Recreation Division are administered from the Lloyd G. Clements Community Center. They offer a wide variety of programs and services for people age 55 and better including classes, fitness, drop-in activities, travel, outdoor recreation, dances, support services and Volunteers of America meal site. Find out more about what is offered in the program guide, “Live the Life,” available online at Lakewood.org/LivetheLife. CLASSES & ACTIVITIES • Keep your mind sharp and your body active and you’ll always feel young! Choose from a full array of classes including arts and crafts, computer, fitness, wellness and special interest. • Join fellow enthusiasts for dances, mah jongg, table tennis, movies, needlework and more at these ongoing activities! OUTDOOR RECREATION & TRAVEL Sit back and relax, leave the driving to us for snowshoeing, skiing, dinner theater, train rides, casino trips and more. HEALTH & WELLNESS SERVICES Blood pressure screenings, hot meal deals and low-vision support groups are available. We can also provide information on such topics as housing and transportation. LAKEWOOD RIDES Lakewood Rides offers door-through-door transportation for Lakewood residents 60 years of age or better and those with disabilities of any age for grocery shopping, Volunteers of America dining, medical appointments and other personal needs. Contact us for fares and availability: 303.987.4826 | LakewoodRides@Lakewood.org

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The early childhood and school-aged services offered through Lakewood’s Family Services Division are administered from the Wilbur Rogers Center. It offers a wide range of programs and services for children and families, including Head Start, early childhood education and daycare services. HEAD START & COLORADO PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS • Head Start and Colorado Preschool Programs for 3- and 4-year-old children • Children must be 3 but not yet 5 by October 1 • Several locations are offered throughout Lakewood • Part-day, extended-day and full-day classroom options OTHER SERVICES • Before- and after-school childcare offered at Belmar, Foothills and Rooney Ranch elementary schools and Lasley Cottages • Full-day summer camps for children ages 4-12 • Therapeutic services for families involved in any City of Lakewood program • AARP tax help offered February-April by appointment only


ArtsFacility & ParksLocations Facilities

Lakewood Cultural Center 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80226 303.987.7845 | Lakewood.org/CulturalCenter Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Additional hours during performances and classes CLASSES, EXHIBITS & PERFORMANCES • At the well-appointed studios, explore your passion for dance, painting, drawing and more. Classes for all ages and skill levels are available • Find inspiration in the exhibits in our gallery spaces • Take in a show at the theater. The annual Lakewood Cultural Center Presents season features local, national and international performing artists from classical quartets to magicians to contemporary dance companies.

Lakewood Heritage Center 801 S. Yarrow St., Lakewood, CO 80226 303.987.7850 | Lakewood.org/HeritageCenter Visitor Center Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Guided Tour Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. DID YOU KNOW? Lakewood Heritage Center showcases the history of Lakewood and the many changes, inventions and lifestyles of the 20th century. Located in Belmar Park, the museum has 12 historic structures, 40,000 artifacts, a festival area and an outdoor amphitheater. • Explore Lakewood’s past with a guided tour • Listen to a summer concert while enjoying a cold beer from the Lakewood Beer Garden • Take a soap-making or quilting class • Rent a space for your next meeting or wedding

Washington Heights Arts Center

Bear Creek Lake Park

6375 W. First Ave., Lakewood, CO 80226 303.987.5436 | Lakewood.org/Washington Heights

15600 W. Morrison Road, Lakewood, CO 80465 303.697.6159 | Lakewood.org/BCLP

Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | Friday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

November-February, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Visitor Center Hours: March, April and October, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Daily, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May-September, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Admission: Daily $10/general, $5/senior (age 62 and up) per car. Annual passes are available online and at the visitor center.

Washington Heights Arts Center is a historic one-room schoolhouse transformed into a contemporary arts center, featuring a loom room, glaze room, wheel room, papermaking studio, jewelry studio and more. Classes are taught by talented and experienced regional artists who encourage exploration and camaraderie. Youth, adults, beginners, experts, dabblers and professionals are all welcome to participate in a variety of arts opportunities. Explore the classes, workshops and events offered at the “artistic center of the universe.”

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Multiple-use trails to explore on foot, bicycle or horseback Marina with boat rentals; fishing opportunities 47-site campground with electrical hookups Horseback riding stables offering guided rides Naturalist programs such as guided hikes and education series (See pages 47-48 for these outdoor adventures)

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Facility Locations CODE

FACILITY

ADDRESS

TELEPHONE

ADD

Addenbrooke Park

600 S. Kipling Parkway

303.987.7800

BCLP

Bear Creek Lake Park

15600 W. Morrison Road

303.697.6159

BBA

Brunswick Bowling

945 S. Kipling Parkway

CARM

Carmody Recreation Center

2200 S. Kipling St.

720.963.5360

CWRC

Charles Whitlock Recreation Center

1555 Dover St.

303.987.4800

CCC

Clements Community Center

1580 Yarrow St.

303.987.4820

FOX

Fox Hollow Golf Course

13410 W. Morrison Road

303.986.7888

FORS

Forsberg Iron Spring Park

15900 W. Alameda Parkway

GMRC

Green Mountain Recreation Center

13198 W. Green Mountain Drive

303.987.7830

LCC

Lakewood Cultural Center

470 S. Allison Parkway

303.987.7845

LHC

Lakewood Heritage Center

801 S. Yarrow St.

303.987. 7850

LINK

Lakewood Link Recreation Center

1295 S. Reed St.

303.987.5400

LKWD

Lakewood Park

150 S. Kipling St.

303.987.7800

KLP

Kendrick Lake Park

9351 W. Jewell Ave.

STEIN

Stein Elementary School

1275 S. Teller St.

STNH

Stone House

2900 S. Estes St.

WH

Washington Heights Park and Arts Center

6375 W. First Ave.

303.987.5436

WHGM

William F. Hayden Park on Green Mountain

WRC

Wilbur Rogers Center

12100 W. Alameda Parkway

303.987.2490

Private Use of Public Facilities The City of Lakewood has a paramount concern for public safety. In order to ensure the safety of our patrons and to minimize risks and liability, only employees of the City of Lakewood or approved designees are authorized to provide any type of instruction on the premises of any facility operated by the City of Lakewood. City staff reserves the right to monitor workouts that appear to violate this policy.

Thank You Community Partners! For information on becoming a community partner, call 303.987.7871 or email Sponsorship@Lakewood.org.

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Arts ADULT PERFORMING ARTS ADULT MUSIC

Information: 303.987.7845

BEGINNING GUITAR

No previous guitar or music experience required. We revamped the guitar program this year to make it easier for you to get started or come back to playing guitar. In four weeks, you’ll learn to read sheet music and tablature, know all the important chords, learn how to finger-pick melodies, a little music theory, and play solo and ensemble pieces. You will need a playable acoustic guitar. All students must start at Level 1. Textbook for class requires a one-time fee of $5 payable to the instructor first day of class. Children under 14 should be accompanied by an adult. Ages: 12 and up Instructor: Gary Jugert $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc LEVEL 1 175010-01 Jan 10-Jan 31 Wed 6:30-7:20 pm LCC 175010-02 Feb 21-March 14 Wed 6:30-7:20 pm LCC 175010-03 Apr 4-Apr 25 Wed 6:30-7:20 pm LCC LEVEL 2 175011-01 Jan 10-Jan 31 Wed 7:30-8:30 pm LCC 175011-02 Feb 21-March 14 Wed 7:30-8:30 pm LCC 175011-03 Apr 4-Apr 25 Wed 7:30-8:30 pm LCC (No class Feb 7, 14)

INTRO TO UKULELE

The uke is an engaging, fun and easy to pick up instrument. Learn to read standard sheet music and tablature, harmonize using chords and understand major and minor scale music theory. Learn to play songs and write your own compositions. We’ll explore tips for buying, tuning and maintaining your ukulele. You will need a playable ukulele and practice time at home. Children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult. No previous musical experience necessary! Textbook for class requires a onetime fee of $5 payable to the instructor first day of class. Ages: 12 and up Instructor: Gary Jugert $85 Early registration price, $90 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 175004-01 Jan 11-Mar 1 Thu 4:00-6:00 pm LCC 175004-02 Jan 11-Mar 1 Thu 6:30-8:30 pm LCC 175004-03 Mar 8-Apr 26 Thu 4:00-6:00 pm LCC 175004-04 Mar 8-Apr 26 Thu 6:30-8:30 pm LCC (No class Jan 18, Feb 15, Apr 19)

NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE LEVEL 1

This evening class will provide an introduction to playing the Native American flute, an easy instrument that does not require the ability to read traditional sheet music. Participants can bring their own six-hole Native American flute in any key or use a loner flute for class and at home practice. This fun and easy course will include breathing techniques, the basic scale, simple embellishments and tips on selecting a good flute. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Marcia Brenowitz $55 Early registration price, $60 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 175001-01 Feb 20-Mar 13 Tue 6:30-8:30 pm LCC

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Arts ADULT VISUAL ARTS DRAWING

Information: 303.987.5436

DRAWING/THE ART OF SEEING

Yes, you can draw! Drawing is simply recording information gathered through the “art of seeing.” Discussions will include composition, light, value, the use of line and shape, good design principles and appropriate use of materials. Supply list included on your receipt. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Sess. 01 - Gail Firmin, Sess. 02 – Teresa Carson $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170301-01 Jan 8-Feb 26 Mon 6:30-8:30 pm WH 170301-02 Apr 2-May 21 Mon 6:30-8:30 pm WH

DAYTIME DRAWING SKILLS

The foundation for most artwork is drawing. You will enjoy applying successful drawing techniques working primarily in pencil and charcoal. Important topics will include successful compositions, value, subject matter, use of line, shape and much more. Use of examples, critiques and discussion will improve how you do and see art! Supply list included on your receipt. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Judith Scott $83 Early registration price, $88 regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170306-01 Jan 11-Feb 15 Thu 9:30 am-noon WH 170306-02 Mar 1-Apr 5 Thu 9:30 am-noon WH

DRAWING AND PAINTING PORTRAITS AND IMAGES

Using pencil and charcoal, practice the techniques for successful portraits. Students should have basic drawing experience. This is a great class to begin drawing the human face or for painters and figure-drawing students who would like to improve in this area. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Slawa Radziszewska $86 Early registration price, $91 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170321-01 Jan 10-Feb 14 Wed 6:30-9 pm LCC 170321-02 Feb 28-Apr 4 Wed 6:30-9 pm LCC 170321-03 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 6:30-9 pm LCC

SIMPLE ANATOMY FOR THE ARTIST

Learn successful figure drawing techniques. This four week class will give lots of information an artist needs to include the figure in their artwork. No muscle memorizing, but lots of demonstrations and helpful exercises. Will include one clothed model day. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Judith Scott $64 Early registration price, $69 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170324-01 Feb 28-Mar 21 Wed 9:30 am-noon LCC

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BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE DRAWING

This is a great way to continue learning following an introductory class or for artists with some basic skills. Practice in the principles of design will continue with application of new mediums and varying content from still life to the figure and abstraction. Define the content and character of your artwork. Come in ready to draw. Supply list included on your receipt. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Judith Scott $83 Early registration price, $88 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170307-01 Apr 19-May 24 Thu 9:30 am-noon WH

DROP-IN EVENING FIGURE DRAWING

All are welcome to attend these traditional figuredrawing sessions. There is no instruction, but a faculty member will supervise the classroom. The session begins with quick-gesture and short-pose drawing of the nude model. The latter part of the session will include longer poses. Bring your own supplies. There is a $9 per class drop-in fee. No registration required. Ages: 18 and up Coordinator: Izzy Lozano Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170332-01 Jan 11-May 17 Thu 6:15-9:15 pm LCC

ELEGANT HAND LETTERING: BEGINNING COPPERPLATE

You will be introduced to skill building techniques as you explore and develop beautiful copperplate lettering style. Learn how to mix and use ink,line your own guide sheets and experiment with color! Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Renee Jorgensen $60 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 176712-01 Mar 24 & 31, Apr 7 Sat 1-4 pm LHC

SKETCHING WITH A FOUNTAIN PEN

Do you doodle with your pens? Learn sketching basics while exploring how to use a single nib to draw different line widths, and build texture with dots, dashes and cross-hatches. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Renee Jorgensen $40 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 176711-01 Feb 24 Sat 10 am-4 pm LHC

INTRO TO ZENTANGLE FOR ADULTS

Teacher Do you want to try something fun and new? The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. If time allows, students will also have the opportunity to work with black tiles and white ink. Materials included. Ages: 13 and up Instructor: Susan Michalakes, Zentangle Method Certified $35 Early Registration price, $40 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170371-01 Feb 10 Sat 1-4 pm GMRC 170371-02 Mar 21 Wed 6-9 pm LCC 170371-03 Apr 14 Sat 1-4 pm GMRC


Arts ZENTANGLE 2

PAINTING 2: THE JOURNEY CONTINUES

Interested in exploring more zentangles and expanding your skills? We’ll continue to explore different tangles, shading, stand- alone patterns, white on black, Renaissance tiles, mandalas, using color and whatever else fits our fancy! This great art form is good for stress reduction, opening up creative blocks and further exploring your inner artist! Prerequisite: Intro to Zentangle for Adults. Materials included. Ages: 13 and up Instructor: Susan Michalakes, Zentangle Method Certified $20 Early Registration price, $25 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170372-01 Mar 28 Wed 6:30-8:30 pm LCC 170372-02 May 2 Wed 6:30-8:30 pm LCC

This course is designed to structure experience and creative thought so that subject matter is authentic and expressed in effective ways. Art theory will be the emphasis of the course. The student will be pushed to present works that carry theme, motif, and meaning for deeper meaning and defense of their vision. Oil and Acrylic mediums welcome. Supply list included on your receipt. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Izzy Lozano $91 Early registration price, $96 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170236-01 Feb 27-Apr 3 Tue 6 pm-9 pm LCC

FIBER & TEXTILE

Come and experience the rich, vibrant colors of oil painting. The course will include demonstrations and examples in the use of various mediums, agents and paints emphasizing basic representational imagery. Some drawing experience is suggested, but beginners are welcome. Supply list included on your receipt. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Slawa Radziszewska $98 Early registration price, $103 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170221-01 Jan 11-Feb 15 Thu 10 am-1 pm LCC 170221-02 Mar 1-Apr 5 Thu 10 am-1 pm LCC 170221-03 Apr 19-May 24 Thu 10 am-1 pm LCC

Information: 303.987.7850

RUG HOOKING DROP-IN

This class is designed for intermediate and advanced rug hookers. No supplies are provided but bring your lunch, and advice and friendship are available to everyone! No pre-registration required. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Cheri Talbot $3 Every Third Saturday, 1-4pm

PRIMITIVE RUG HOOKING

This class is designed to teach the basics of rug hooking. By the end of these two days, you will finish a beginner’s project! Wool, a hook and a pre-stamped pattern are included in the registration cost. Please bring a 10-inch quilter’s hoop and scissors. Dates vary according to teacher and student availability. Call 303.987.7879 to register. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Cheri Talbot $40

PAINTING

Information: 303.987.5436

PAINTING 1: THE JOURNEY BEGINS

This course will give students a strong foundation in technical and formal aspects of the medium (Oil or Acrylic). Whether you choose to paint representationally or abstractly, this course is designed to strengthen your work through the use of color, composition and balance so that you can create informed pieces of art. The novice will be able to use a prescribed method of looking at art and critiquing it through a hierarchy of thought. Supply list included on your receipt. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Izzy Lozano $91 Early registration price, $96 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170235-01 Jan 9-Feb 13 Tue 6-9 pm LCC 170235-02 Apr 17-May 22 Tue 6-9 pm LCC

OIL PAINTING FOR EVERYONE

INTERMEDIATE PORTRAIT OIL PAINTING

Painters familiar with oil painting techniques will learn how to create convincing images of the human face. You will practice new techniques and refine your skills. Class will include demonstrations and individual projects. Bring your painting supplies and some photographs to consider for use in your projects. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Slawa Radziszewska $98 Early registration price, $103 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170222-01 Jan 5-Feb 9 Fri 10 am-1 pm LCC 170222-02 Feb 23-Mar 30 Fri 10 am-1 pm LCC 170222-03 Apr 13-May 18 Fri 10 am-1 pm LCC

INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR

Learn the techniques of successful watercolor painting. You will work toward the completion of complex paintings while experimenting with materials and techniques. No experience is required, but painters with some experience are also welcome. Course fee includes the use of professional grade paint and watercolor supplies. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Sess. 01 - Scott Ronzio, Sess. 02 - Izzy Lozano $91 Early registration price, $96 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170211-01 Jan 9-Feb 13 Tue 9 am-noon WH 170211-02 Feb 26-Apr 2 Mon 6-9 pm LCC

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Arts Facility Locations INTERMEDIATE LANDSCAPE WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Within a landscape composition, learn how to gain depth and perspective in your paintings. Learn how to draw and paint trees, barns and other structures. You will be encouraged to learn from other class members. A minimum required materials list will be on your receipt. 5 weeks Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Jay O’Shea $81 Early registration price, $86 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170254-01 Jan 22-Feb 26 Mon 1-4 pm WH 170254-02 Mar 12-Apr 9 Mon 1-4 pm WH 170254-03 Apr 23-May 21 Mon 1-4 pm WH (No Class Feb 19)

WATERCOLOR - ALTERNATIVE TECHNIQUES

Pour, spray and splatter your way to successful and fun watercolor painting using a variety of alternative techniques. Some painting experience required. Create unusual effects with spray webbing, resists and learning to carve images out of negative space. Supply list included on your receipt. Bring your painting supplies to the first class. 6 weeks Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Gail Firmin $84 Early registration price, $89 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170252-01 Apr 16-May 21 Mon 6-8:30 pm LCC

EXPLORING WATERCOLOR

Explore a broad range of approaches for applying paint to paper in this class for intermediate and advanced painters. We will practice waterbased media painting designed to unleash creative processes. Each week will feature a different technique or painting style that can be applied to whatever painting we do. Bring your painting supplies to the first class. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Scott Ronzio $88 Early registration price, $93 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170215-01 Jan 10-Feb 14 Wed 9 am-noon WH 170215-02 Feb 27-Apr 3 Tue 9 am-noon WH 170215-03 Feb 28-Apr 4 Wed 9 am-noon WH 170215-04 Apr 17-May 22 Tue 9 am-noon WH 170215-05 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 9 am-noon WH

WATERCOLOR FOR EVERYONE

If you want to find out if watercolor is for you, then join us for this fun class that will introduce you to everything you need to know. All materials are provided. Ages: 12 and up Instructor: Scott Ronzio $25 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 17021-01 Feb 17 Sat 10 am-1 pm WH

PASTEL LANDSCAPE PAINTING

We will work primarily in studio, but outdoors when possible. Topics will include successful composition, controlling color and using surface techniques. Discussions will include being familiar with pastel materials and critique sessions. Students should have drawing skills, and some experience with pastels is preferred but not required. Supplies will be discussed at the first class, but bring any pastel supplies you may have. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Norbert Nagel $89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170243-01 Jan 16-Feb 20 Tue 6-9 pm WH 170243-02 Mar 13-Apr 17 Tue 6-9 pm WH

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PASTEL LANDSCAPE PAINTING WORKSHOP

Build confidence in working with color. We will focus on using color to create harmony in landscape paintings. There will be a discussion and exercises followed by individual attention and encouragement. Some experience with pastel would be helpful. Bring soft pastels, sketch paper, 3 or 4 sheets of pastel paper or printmaking paper, a color wheel, several reference photos and any other supplies you use. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Ruthann Woods $35 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170249-01 May 5 Sat 1-4 pm WH

A PAINTED SILK SCARF

Learn the fine art of painting on silk. In this class you will design and paint on a white silk scarf blank using a brush and stamping. Instruction will be given on how to create your personal stamp to enhance your painted silk. The liquid colors of silk paints move easily across the fabric while stamping will be printed on top. This combination of two silk coloring techniques results in a very unique piece of wearable art. The instructor will demonstrate techniques, show finished samples and have informational hand-outs. A supply list will be on your receipt. Ages: 14 and up Instructor: Jan Janas $55 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170268-01 Feb 13 Tue 10 am-3 pm LCC

CHINA PAINTING

Transform a plain white plate into a delicate and beautiful work of art. Learn to apply ground mineral (china paint) mixed with exotic oils in a watercolor style. Supplies, including china, will be provided on the first day of class. Beginning and advanced students are welcome. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Rita Moore $60 Early registration price, $65 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177001-01 Jan 4-Mar 1 Thu 1-4 pm WH 177001-02 Mar 15-May 10 Thu 1-4 pm WH

MOSAICS

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INTRODUCTION TO MOSAICS WORKSHOP

This class is a condensed version of Contemporary Mosaics and will provide basic skills for the beginner to learn about mosaics as a fine art form and start creating mosaic artworks. Cost includes a $10 materials fee. All tools, supplies included. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Alina Deac Pelegrin $52 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177901-01 Jan 6 Sat 9 am-2 pm WH

EXPLORING MOSAIC ANDAMENTO WORKSHOP

During this workshop, students will focus on cutting different kinds of glass and arranging the mosaic tesserae to create contrast, flow and direction within the art work. There will be no grouting during this class. Students are encouraged to bring personal items that can be incorporated in their designs. No prior experience necessary. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Alina Deac Pelegrin $52 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177906-01 Feb 3 Sat 9 am-2 pm WH


Arts Facility Locations CONTEMPORARY MOSAICS

This class will provide a good foundation of knowledge and skills for the beginner to learn about mosaics as a fine art form and start creating mosaic artworks. Topics will include materials and equipment, design principles, safety, cutting techniques, gluing and grouting. Students will have the opportunity to explore several mosaic methods using different types of glass and other tesserae. Students are welcome to bring designs or personal items to incorporate in their work. Cost includes a $20 materials fee. All tools and supplies are included. No prior experience necessary. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Alina Deac Pelegrin $125 Early registration price, $130 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177900-01 Mar 10-Apr 14 Sat 10 am-1 pm WH

MAKING JEWELRY WITH PRECIOUS METAL CLAY- BRONZE OR SILVER

GLASS ON GLASS WORKSHOP

PMC is an exciting, clay-like medium that, when fired, transforms into precious metal. Create unique jewelry from bronze or silver PMC. Build and refine a number of pieces using various forming and texturing techniques and polish and mount fired creations into finished pendants, earrings, beads or pins. PMC is not included in course fee. The anticipated clay cost for silver is approximately $55 and bronze $15, which is payable at the first class. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Laurey Patten $63 Early registration price, $68 Regular price Metal-Activity # Date Day Time Loc Bronze-170706-01 Jan 6-13 Sat noon-3 pm WH Bronze-170706-02 Apr 19-26 Thu 6-9 pm WH Silver-170710-01 Feb 10-17 Sat noon-3 pm WH Silver-170710-02 May 12-19 Sat noon-3 pm WH

JEWELRY AND METALSMITHING

In this class we will explore more complicated projects with silver clay, such as rings, stone-setting, beads and other composite pieces that require the use of silver clay paste. Previous experience with metal clay (either silver or bronze) is highly recommended. PMC is not included in course fee. The anticipated materials cost of $60 includes clay and the use of silver paste, which is payable at the first class. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Laurey Patten $54 Early registration price, $59 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170715-01 Mar 8-15 Thu 6-9 pm WH

BEGINNING JEWELRY & METALSMITHING

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This workshop explores the techniques and a variety of materials used to create mosaics on glass (and generally glossy) substrates. Students will learn how to achieve a colorful stained- glass effect on window panes, and how to transform plain jars, vases, bottles, frames and other objects into glowing works of mosaic art. No prior experience necessary. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Alina Deac Pelegrin $45 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177907-01 May 19 Sat 9 am-2 pm WH

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED RINGS & THINGS

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This jewelry making program is for beginning students. We will explore basic fabrication techniques of sawing, soldering, forging, stamping and polishing. Students will work on building skills to create wearable art pieces which include bezel set stones, textures and patinas. Basic hand tools are provided. Copper, Brass and Nickel are available in class. Students who would like to work with silver need to bring their own silver as well as stones. Open studio time will be available. Precious metals (purchases) are not included in the course fee. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Judy McCann $160 Early registration price, $165 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time 170700-01 Jan 9-Feb 13 Tue 6:30-9:30 pm

CREATIVE JEWELRY & METALSMITHING

PAPERMAKING

BASIC PAPERMAKING

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This jewelry making program is for the experienced jewelry hobbyist and beginning students with some experience. Students will work on building skills to create wearable art pieces which include bezel set stones, textures and patinas. Basic hand tools are provided. Copper, Brass and Nickel are available in class. Students who would like to work with silver need to bring their own silver as well as stones. Open studio time will be available. Precious metals (purchases) are not included in the course fee. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Judy McCann $160 Early registration price, $165 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170717-01 Feb 27-Apr 3 Tue 6:30-9:30 pm WH 170717-02 Apr 17-May 22 Tue 6:30-9:30 pm WH

This class will introduce newcomers to the basics of papermaking: pulling sheets (using a mold & deckle), laminating, embossing, inclusions, and more. Also, we will spend time using a “pour mold” to make paper sheets. We will do some recycling of material and learn about using acid-free fiber. Students will learn some paper history, which seems so common now, but has a fascinating history. All materials are furnished but please bring an apron or wear ”work clothes.” Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Anne Van Leeuwen $89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170517-01 Jan 25-Mar 1 Thu 10 am-12:30 pm WH 170517-02 Mar 15-Apr 19 Thu 10 am-12:30 pm WH

PULP ART

This is a continuing paper making class. Basic paper making is a requirement to attend. Students will be refining their knowledge of pulp. The class will work with various additives: sizing, methylcellulose, retention aid for pigmenting, and formation aid for sheet forming. This is a chance to do some sculpture with paper and also pulp painting. There is no end to the possibilities for pulp. All materials are furnished but please bring an apron or wear “work clothes”. Experience necessary. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Anne Van Leeuwen $89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170522-01 Jan 22-Mar 5 Mon 10 am-12:30 pm WH 170522-02 Mar 26-Apr 30 Mon 10 am-12:30 pm WH (No Class Feb 19)

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Arts PHOTOGRAPHY

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INTRODUCTION TO PHOTO SOFTWARE

This class will introduce photo manipulation, what software tools are out there and how to use them. Learn about various effects and how to use photo manipulation to improve and enhance your photos! Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Dave Barry $25 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177705-01 Jan 9 Tue 6-9 pm LCC

INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

This class will get you up to speed on basics. We’ll discuss digital photography and how you can improve your skill and understanding of how your camera works. You will learn about file formats, which one to use and how to fix some of the common problems. Then we’ll look at the essential manual controls every photographer should know. The net result is that you will be able to control your camera instead of it controlling you. Aspiring photographers will learn how to make better pictures and use the digital camera properly. Make sure your camera has manual controls. Supply list included on receipt. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Dave Barry $92 Early registration price, $97 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177704-01 Jan 16-Feb 13 Tue 6-9 pm LCC 177704-02 Apr 24-May 22 Tue 6-9 pm LCC

POTTERY

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INTRODUCTION TO POTTERY

Topics will include wheel-throwing and an overview of firing, glazing and surface treatments. Tools and your first bag of clay are provided, so come in and explore pottery! There is limited space, and the class is for beginning students only. Registered students are encouraged to use the studio during open hours. Ages: 17 and up Instructor: James McLellan $72 Early registration price, $77 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170042-01 Jan 13-Feb 17 Sat 1:30-4 pm WH 170042-02 Mar 10-Apr 14 Sat 1:30-4 pm WH 170042-03 Apr 21-May 26 Sat 1:30-4 pm WH

BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE POTTERY Success at pottery requires learning the language of clay. This class is for those with no experience and for those who don’t feel confident with their skills. It will provide a firm grounding in the basics of wheel- and hand-built pottery while also tackling intermediate topics like lids, bottles, plates, etc. A $25 fee will be collected at the first class for your initial clay supply, glazes and firings. Basic pottery toolkits are available for purchase for $15. Additional drop-in studio time is available to registered students. Ages: 17 and up Instructor: James McLellan $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170043-01 Jan 9-Feb 13 Tue 6:30-9:30 pm WH 170043-02 Jan 11-Feb 15 Thu 6:30-9:30 pm WH 170043-03 Mar 8-Apr 12 Thu 6:30-9:30 pm WH 170043-04 Apr 17-May 22 Tue 6:30-9:30 pm WH 170043-05 Apr 19-May 24 Thu 6:30-9:30 pm WH 14 • 303.987.5400

POTTERY

Enjoy creative stoneware, wheel-throwing and hand-building, glazing and firing. Receive individualized attention in a small class. Beginners and experienced students are welcome. A $25 course fee will be collected at the first class for initial clay supply, glazes and firings. Basic pottery tool kits are available for purchase for $15. Additional drop-in studio time is available to registered students. Ages: 17 and up Instructor: Sess. 01, 04, 06-Sumi von Dassow, Sess. 02, 03, 05-Bob Smith $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170001-01 Jan 9-Feb 13 Tue 9 am-noon WH 170001-02 Jan 9-Feb 13 Tue 1-4 pm WH 170001-03 Feb 20-Mar 27 Tue 1-4 pm WH 170001-04 Feb 28-Apr 4 Wed 6:30-9:30 pm WH 170001-05 Apr 10-May 15 Tue 1-4 pm WH 170001-06 Apr 19-May 24 Thu 1-4 pm WH

FUN WITH FUNCTIONAL POTTERY

Class will focus on making functional pottery on the wheel, but we’ll go beyond the basics of cylinders and bowls, and make functional pottery fun. Some pottery experience required. Ages: 17 and up Instructor: Sumi von Dassow $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170059-01 Jan 10-Feb 14 Wed 6:30-9:30 pm WH 170059-02 Jan 11-Feb 15 Thu 1-4 pm WH 170059-03 Apr 17-May 22 Tue 9 am-noon WH

THROWING WITH INTENT

Don’t just settle for what you get--learn to create the pieces you want! This class is wheel-throwing only. You must be an intermediate or advanced student with previous wheel-throwing experience. A $25 course fee will be collected at the first class for your initial clay supply, glazes and firings. Ages: 17 and up Instructor: Bob Smith $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170055-01 Jan 13-Feb 17 Sat 9:30 am-12:30 pm WH 170055-02 Mar 3-Apr 7 Sat 9:30 am-12:30 pm WH 170055-03 Apr 14-May 19 Sat 9:30 am-12:30 pm WH

BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE HAND-BUILDING FOR SCULPTURAL WORK

This class will focus on basic hand-building techniques, such as slab and coil building with an emphasis on sculptural work. Instruction and demonstrations will be based on each student’s interest. A $25 course fee will be collected at the first class for initial clay supply, glazes, and firings. Additional drop-in studio time is available to registered students. Ages: 17 and up Instructor: James McLellan $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170071-01 Jan 8-Feb 12 Mon 6:30-9:30 pm WH 170071-02 Mar 5-Apr 9 Mon 6:30-9:30 pm WH 170071-03 Apr 16-May21 Mon 6:30-9:30 pm WH


Arts Facility Locations BAKING DISHES

We’ll focus on dishes for baking both in conventional ovens and the microwave, including casserole dishes, egg cookers, microwave baking dishes, square and oval dishes, and small things like apple bakers. A $25 fee will be collected at the first class for your initial clay supply, glazing and firing expenses. Some pottery experience required. Ages: 17 and up Instructor: Sumi von Dassow $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170078-01 Feb 27-Apr 3 Tue 9 am-noon WH

GET A HANDLE ON IT

Are you intimidated by making handles? Many pots need handles, including mugs, teapots, casserole dishes and others - and there are as many ways of making handles as there are potters. They can be pulled, extruded, thrown on the wheel, or woven from cane. We’ll explore as many kinds of handles as we can, and hope to conquer your fear of handles! Some pottery experience required. Some experience required. Ages: 17 and up Instructor: Sumi von Dassow $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170036-01 Mar 1-Apr 5 Thu 1-4 pm WH

IMAGE TRANSFER ON CLAY WORKSHOP

Make your own white rice paper transfers. Begin or advance your skills in monoprint imaging from newsprint or plaster slabs and learn the process of creating laser decals. Bring recently thrown or hand built peices, not quite leather hard, or have slab pieces ready. Ages: 17 and up Instructor: Jacki Roberts $45 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170077-01 Mar 3 Sat 1-4 pm WH

SODA KILN POTTERY CLASS

This is a glazing process where sodium carbonate is introduced at high temperature in a kiln. This creates soda vapors that land on pottery forming a glaze to create unique textured surface treatments. This firing is a variation of salt firing techniques developed in Europe in the 13th Century. Topics include creating work, surface approaches and placement in kiln for good results. Pottery experience required. Ages: 18 and up Instructor James McLellan $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170074-01 Mar 6-Apr 10 Tue 6:30-9:30 pm WH

SMOKE-FIRED POTTERY

Create unglazed burnished pottery for smoke firing. Forming methods will include coil building and wheel-throwing. Burnish pots using a polished stone in the traditional Pueblo Indian manner or by using terra sigillata. Pots will be barrel-fired to create the all-over black surface typical of Pueblo pottery, or horsehair fired to create interesting patterns. All levels welcome. Students may choose to make additional pots for pit-firing workshop. A $25 fee will be collected at the first class for your initial clay supply, glazes, and firings. Ages: 17 and up Instructor: Sumi von Dassow $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170033-01 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 6:30-9:30 pm WH

POTTERY PIT-FIRING WORKSHOP

Participants will load the pit with unglazed bisque pots and fire it. Unloading will take place the following day. A $3 initial registration fee is required when you register. The remaining balance will be due on the day of firing. The fee is based on the number and size of pots ($3-$10 per pot). Additional instructions will be on your receipt. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Sumi von Dassow $3 Initial registration fee Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170012-01 Mar 17 Sat 9 am-noon WH 170012-02 Apr 21 Sat 9 am-noon WH 170012-03 May 19 Sat 9 am-noon WH

SODA FIRED POTTERY WORKSHOP

A mixture of soda ash and water is introduced into the kiln near the end of the firing. Unique textures and surface finishes result as the vaporized mixture is carried by the gas flames over the artwork. Pots may be left for firing or you may observe the loading at noon the day prior to firing. On the firing day, you may observe the introduction of soda ash to the kiln during the final phase of the firing. See instructor for details. A $3 initial registration fee is required when you register. The remaining balance will be due on the loading day. The fee is based on the number and size of pots ($3-$10 per pot). Ages: 18 and up Instructor James McLellan $3 Initial registration fee Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170019-01 Jan 9 Tue noon-2 pm WH 170019-02 Feb 13 Tue noon-2 pm WH 170019-03 Mar 13 Tue noon-2 pm WH 170019-04 Apr 17 Tue noon-2 pm WH

WOOD-FIRING WORKSHOP

Join us for a wood firing and enjoy the camaraderie as we prepare the wood and tend the fire. Our mini kiln reaches cone 8 in about five hours. Wood fired ceramics have a beautiful patina from the deposit of ash and the mark of flame. Please leave your reuction-glazed bisque stoneware on the hall shelf by Saturday morning. Limit six pieces or as space allows. Your registration fee pays for one pot. Firing fees are $5-$8 per pot and the remaining balance is due at the kiln unloading. Additional instructions included on receipt. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Loay Boggess $5 Initial registration fee Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170034-01 Mar 4 Sun 9 am-3 pm WH 170034-02 Apr 8 Sun 9 am-3 pm WH 170034-03 May 6 Sun 9 am-3 pm WH

INTRODUCTION TO RAKU FIRING

This fun one-day classes introduces ceramicists to basic raku process theory and technique, including safe approaches to firing, reduction methods and materials, cooling, clay selection and glaze application. Completing this workshop allow registration for the Advanced Raku Firing class. It is recommended that participants bring bisque-free fired pieces to WH up to 24 hours in advance for glazing. The instructor will contact students a week before class begins. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Michael Bowe $30 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170101-01 Feb 24 Sat 9 am-3 pm WH

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Arts ADVANCED RAKU FIRING

One hour scheduled firing sessions are available to raku artists: 9-10 a.m., 10:15 a.m.-11:15 p.m., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., or 12:15-1:45 p.m. Students will need to call 303.987.5436 at time of registration to sign up for their individual time block. Prerequisite: Intro.to Raku or previous experience. Firing fees are $5 per pot. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Michael Bowe $15 Initial registration price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 170102-01 Mar 10 Sat 9 am-1:45 pm WH 170102-02 Apr 7 Sat 9 am-1:45 pm WH 170102-03 May 12 Sat 9 am-1:45 pm WH

SOAPMAKING

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SOAPMAKING

Have you ever wondered how to make soap at home? Explore supplies, techniques and fun recipes. You will take several pieces of handmade soap with you at the end! Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Andre Polo $40 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 176701-01 Feb 10 Sat 3-5 pm LHC

WEAVING

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BEYOND BEGINNING & INTERMEDIATE WEAVING

Are you ready to improve your skills? Tackle a more difficult project? We will help you choose a project and a loom appropriate for it. This class is a mixture of discussion of various weave structures and individual coaching. You will receive instruction on reading drafts, adapting patterns to your needs and the use of color and texture. You are encouraged to use the weaving studio between classes. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Pamela Bliss $144 Early registration price, $149 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177321-01 Jan 8-Feb 26 Mon 9:30 am-noon WH 177321-02 Mar 5-Apr 9 Mon 9:30 am-noon WH 177321-03 Apr 16-May 21 Mon 9:30 am-noon WH (No class Jan 15, Feb 19)

INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED WEAVING

Weavers with some experience will find a fun and challenging atmosphere as we continue to explore weave structures and range further afield for materials. Using four, eight or 12-shaft looms, you can work either on a project of your choosing or one based on frequent presentations. Access to weaving software will help you explore your designs further. Additonal studio times will be available. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Pamela Bliss $144 Early registration price, $149 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177323-01 Jan 10-Feb 14 Wed 6:30-9 pm WH 177323-02 Feb 28-Apr 4 Wed 6:30-9 pm WH 177323-03 Apr 11-May 16 Wed 6:30-9 pm WH

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BEGINNING FOUR-SHAFT WEAVING

Enter the enchanting world of weaving in this class designed for those with little or no knowledge of this art. We will learn how to plan a project, measure and organize our yarn and weave a plain weave scarf in wool. Yarn for your project is included in the price. Hand-outs are included and students will have access the weaving studio between classes. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Joy Jensen $144 Early registration price, $149 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177322-01 Jan 6-Feb 10 Sat 1:30-4 pm WH 177322-02 Feb 17-Mar 31 Sat 1:30-4 pm WH 177322-03 Apr 14-May 19 Sat 1:30-4 pm WH (No class Feb 24)

BEGINNING INKLE LOOM

The inkle loom is an ancient loom used to make decorative bands and cords, which we used before we had buttons, zippers or Velcro. Using the modern day version of the loom, learn to make book marks, yoga pad straps, handles for purses or bags, suspenders, belts, sashes, even shoe laces! Highly portable, the inkle loom is easy to use almost anywhere and strong, colorful bands can be yours in almost no time at all. In this session we will learn how to dress the loom, perfect your edges and weave beautiful designs. Bring your own working inkle loom or use one from Washington Heights. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Robin Wilton $63 Early registration price; $68 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177314-01 Feb 24 Sat 9 am-4 pm WH

KUMIHIMO BRAID MAKING

Kumihimo, Japanese for, a gathering of threads, is a braid-making techinique to create intricate woven decorative cords. This timeless technique is done on a maru dai (braiding stool). The braids can be used in jewelry, clothing and for household wares. No experience required. Bring a sack lunch. All materials will be provided. Ages 16 and up Instructor: Judie Dickinson $33 Early registration price, $38 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177312-01 Apr 7 Sat 9:30 am-4 pm WH

WOODCARVING

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WOODCARVING

Learn the traditional art of European chip carving, relief carving and carving in the round. Course will include demonstrations, examples and discussions about materials, techniques and tools. All materials supplied. Students will complete two projects. An $8 required materials fee will be collected at the first class (for new student’s only). Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Joseph Sikora $74 Early registration price, $79 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177201-01 Jan 10-Feb 28 Wed 3-5 pm WH 177201-02 Jan 10-Feb 28 Wed 6:30-8:30 pm WH 177201-03 Mar 14-May 2 Wed 3-5 pm WH 177201-04 Mar 14-May 2 Wed 6:30-8:30 pm WH


Arts YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS

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ACT WITH ME

This class is a great introduction to the world of theater! Our wee actors will explore stories and use theatre games and creative movement to bring the stage to life. A new story is explored each day with an emphasis on the use of the whole body in creative expression and teamwork. Parents/caregivers are all invited but not required to participate. Ages: 2-4 Instructor: HCA Staff $42 Early registration price, $47 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 175205-01 Jan 31-Feb 28 Wed 9-10 am LCC 175205-02 Mar 7-Apr 11 Wed 9-10 am LCC 175205-03 Apr 18-May 16 Wed 9-10 am LCC (No class Mar 28)

BEGINNING ACTING

This class will introduce the world of acting to your child! Acting techniques, theater games and lots of improvisation will get your young thespian going. We will also bring in props and materials to play with. Showcase on the last day of class. Ages: 7-12 Instructor: HCA Staff $80 Early registration price, $85 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 175202-01 Jan 10-Feb 14 Wed 4-6:00 pm LCC 175202-02 Feb 21-Apr 4 Wed 4-6:00 pm LCC 175202-03 Apr 11-May 16 Wed 4-6:00 pm LCC (No class Mar 28)

THEATER FOR YOUTH

This experience will provide the opportunity for young actors to practice and improve their skills. Topics will include more advanced performance skills, reviewing the basics, improvisation techniques and scene work. A performance on the last day of class will provide an opportunity for family and friends to enjoy skills learned and a group performance. Ages: 9-15 Instructor: HCA Staff $120 Early registration price, $125 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 175201-01 Jan 29-Apr 23 Mon 4-5:30 pm LCC (No class Mar 26)

YOUTH VISUAL ARTS

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CREATE WITH ME

This class is a great way for child and parent/caregiver to spend time together. When discovering creativity it is the process, not the product that is most important. Each week a different theme and materials will be explored. Materials such as paint, markers, glitter, glue, stamps and much more will be provided. It will get messy! Our wee artists will build fine motor and decision-making skills while building their self-confidence. Ages: 1.5-3 Instructor: Kristee Graham *$37 Early registration price, $42 Regular price (5 week class) $45 Early registration price, $50 Regular price (6 week class) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171505-01 Jan 8-Feb 26 Mon 9-9:45 am LCC 171505-02 Mar 5-Apr 16 Mon 9-9:45 am LCC *171505-03 Apr 23-May 21 Mon 9-9:45 am LCC

(No class Jan 15, Feb 19)

DROP-IN ART WITH STORYTIME

Join us for an art-filled drop-in class that ends with Storytime! Themes of projects are given below, stories will reflect given themes. Each day will be different. Parent and/or caregivers are required to join and encourage family participation. It will get messy, so wear appropriate clothing. Register online to reserve space and come early. Space is limited. Ages: 2 and up Instructor: Kristee Graham $5 Drop-in fee (Children under 2 free) Theme Activity # Date Day Time Loc Winter! 171901-01-05 Jan 8-Feb 12 Mon 11:15am-noon LCC Animals 171901-06-10 Feb 26-Apr 2 Mon 11:15am-noon LCC Garden 171901-11-15 Apr 2-May 7 Mon 11:15am-noon LCC Ocean 171901-16-17 May 14-21 Mon 11:15am-noon LCC (No class Jan 15, Mar 27)

EXPLORE ART

Children thrive through art! This class is for the almost independent and independent child. Parent/caregiver is invited to the first class as children are introduced to the visual arts and our process-orientated approach to instruction. We will experiment with materials, learn about artists and create art in different styles. Children will have lots of messy fun! Lessons do not repeat. Ages: 3-5 Instructor: Kristee Graham $45 Early registration price, $50 Regular price (6 week classes) *$37 Early registration price, $42 Regular price (5 week classes) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171508-01 Jan 8-Feb 26 Mon 10-11 am LCC 171508-02 Mar 5-Apr 16 Mon 10-11 am LCC *171508-03 Apr 23-May 21 Mon 10-11 am LCC (No class Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 26)

AFTERNOON OPEN ART

Come and explore all that art has to offer. Using our imaginations, budding artists will create drawings, paintings, prints, sculpture and much more! Students will enjoy this fun class while learning techniques, concepts, artists and styles every week. All levels are welcomed! Ages: 5-12 Instructor: Kristee Graham $79 Early registration price, $84 Regular price TUESDAY Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171506-01 Jan 9-Feb13 Tue 4-5:30 pm LCC 171506-02 Feb 20-Apr 3 Tue 4-5:30 pm LCC 171506-03 Apr 10-May 15 Tue 4-5:30 pm LCC WEDNESDAY Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171507-01 Jan 10-Feb 14 Wed 4-5:30 pm LCC 171507-02 Feb 21-Apr 4 Wed 4-5:30 pm LCC 171507-03 Apr 11-May 16 Wed 4-5:30 pm LCC (No class Mar 27, 28)

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Arts ALL ABOUT YARN (DROP-IN)

Little fingers are so ready to do all kinds of projects and yarn is just fun to work with. There will be selection of different yarn projects for students to choose from to improve fine motor skills. We will start with finger knitting and then move on to using needles and more complicated yarn arts and crafts. Each session, students will come home with a couple of different projects they have worked on. Subjects that will be covered: knitting, crochet, macramé and beginning weaving. Ages: 6-16 Instructor: Holly Causey $7 Drop-in fee Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171902-01 Jan 20 Sat 1-3 pm LCC 171902-02 Jan 27 Sat 1-3 pm LCC 171902-03 Apr 21 Sat 1-3 pm LCC

BEGINNING SEWING FOR KIDS

Kids love to sew and it is an excellent skill to know how to fix a hem or sew on a button but sewing can be so much more fun. We will be starting with the basics but then making pillows, puppets, stuffed animals, bags and more. The first day, we will learn to thread a needle and do a couple of different stitches, by the second class the kids will learn how to sew on a sewing machine. I give the students options of what they would like to sew. Kids are so creative they always come up with remarkable projects. Ages: 6-14 Instructor: Holly Causey $90 Early registration price, $95 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171801-01 Jan 13-Mar 3 Sat 10 am-noon LCC

DRAWING & PAINTING TECHNIQUES

Improve your artistic skills by exploring a variety of exciting drawing and painting techniques. Get plenty of practice creating textures and shading tones with both pencil and paint. Mediums explored: charcoal, pastel, acrylic and watercolor. Instructor: James Overstreet $79 Early registration price, $84 Regular price Ages: 7-12 (01, 02), 13-17 (03) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171203-01 Jan 9-Feb 13 Tue 4-5:30 pm LCC 171203-02 Apr 10-May 15 Tue 4-5:30 pm LCC 171203-03 Feb 20-Apr 3 Tue 4-5:30 pm LCC (No class Mar 27)

QUILTING FOR KIDS

What is better than a cozy lap blanket that you made yourself? Kids will have the opportunity to design and make their own 9-patch quilt in this class. This class will teach kids to be comfortable using the sewing machine as they sew something beautiful with their own two hands. Beginner sewing skills needed for this class. $25 material fee included. Ages: 8-16 Instructor: Holly Causey $110 Early registration price, $115 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171802-01 Mar 10-May 12 Sat 10 am-noon LCC (No class Mar 24, 31)

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GRAFFITI ART PANELS

Explore the world of street art culture and be inspired to design your own original artwork. Be introduced to techniques and experiment with various methods and materials to create a one-of-a-kind 2 ft x 4 ft wooden panel art piece. Materials explored are: acrylics, spray paint, markers and stencils. Ages: 10-15 Instructor: Ratha Sok $85 Early registration price, $90 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171211-01 Jan 22-Mar 19 Mon 4-5:30 pm LCC 171211-02 Apr 2-May 21 Mon 4-5:30 pm LCC (No class Feb 19)

CREATE YOUR OWN COLORING PAGE!

Zentangle for Youth! Using basic elemental strokes and good quality materials, students will expand their creative energy. Be amazed with the results that can take place with just one stroke at a time. We’ll create our own coloring pages and explore other places we can take our creativity! This is an easy to learn art form that is a fun and relaxing way to create beautiful images using structured patterns. The Zentangle Method can reveal the artist in us all. Ages: 8-12 Instructor: Susan Michalakes, Zentangle Method Certified $35 Early Registration price, $40 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171205-01 Feb 24 Sat 1-4 pm GMRC 171205-02 Mar 17 Sat 1-4 pm LCC 171205-02 Apr 21 Sat 1-4 pm GMRC

POTTERY

Information: 303.987.5436

MUD PUDDLES

Come play in the mud! Parents and little clay artists will work creatively to make unique clay pots and sculptures. Have some family fun time working with shapes and color! There will be a $5 fee per class for siblings under 3 years old who would like to take the class. Ages: 3-6 Instructor: Christine O’Dea $45 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171004-01 Jan 10-31 Wed 1-2:30 pm WH 171004-02 Feb 14-Mar 7 Wed 1-2:30 pm WH 171004-03 Apr 4-25 Wed 1-2:30 pm WH 171004-04 May 2-23 Wed 1-2:30 pm WH

MUDSLINGING

Kids will dive into artistic adventures in sculpture and pottery. Emphasis will be on practicing basic skills. Students will be encouraged to explore three-dimensional possibilities in a variety of projects. Kids should wear appropriate clothing. Course fee covers materials and firing expenses. Ages: 6-9 Instructor: Christine O’Dea $53 Early registration price, $58 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171001-01 Jan 9-Feb 13 Tue 4:30-6 pm WH 171001-02 Feb 20-Mar 27 Tue 4:30-6 pm WH 171001-03 Apr 10-May 15 Tue 4:30-6 pm WH


Arts KIDS CLAY ART

Get your hands a little dirty! Experience the fun of clay through this pottery and sculpture class. Students will be exposed to many classic pottery techniques of hand-building, tile work, coiling, slab-building and wheel-throwing. All tools and materials will be supplied. Ages: 10-14 Instructor: Christine O’Dea $73 Early registration price, $78 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171002-01 Jan 11-Mar 1 Thu 4:30-6 pm WH 171002-02 Mar 15-May 3 Thu 4:30-6 pm WH

ADVANCED YOUTH POTTERY

Continuing young clay artists will work on more challenging hand-built sculpture, improve their wheel-work and refine glazing techniques. All tools and materials will be supplied. Ages: 12-16 Instructor: Christine O’Dea $73 Early registration price, $78 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171003-01 Jan 8-Mar 12 Mon 4:30-6 pm WH 171003-02 Mar 19-May 7 Mon 4:30-6 pm WH (No Class Jan 15, Feb 19)

CLAY WHISTLE AND WHEEL WORKSHOP

Come work with clay for a day! Experiment with both hand-building and wheel-throwing in this workshop. In the first half of class, we will make a sculptural whistle and in the second half, we will make a bowl, cup or vase on the potter’s wheel. Ages: 6-9 Instructor: Christine O’Dea $25 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 174405-01 Mar 28 Wed 1-4 pm WH

JEWELRY & METALSMITHING

Information: 303.987.5436

PARENT AND CHILD PRECIOUS METAL CLAY

Parents and children come work side-by-side or on a collaborative project in this PMC class. Learn to create bronze metal jewelry: pendants, earrings, beads, pins and more. This two-day workshop begins with the creation and forming of material for firing. The second day the fired metal pieces will be finished and polished. The PMC, tools and firing are included in the course fee. Ages: 10 and up Instructor: Ashley Fulton $78 Regular price (each) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171605-01 Feb 24-Mar 3 Sat 9 am-noon WH

TORCH FIRED ENAMEL JEWELRY MAKING WORKSHOP

Enameling on copper is a great way to create colorful jewelry! Students will learn how to prepare jewelry for the application of colorful enamels. Topics will include safe operation and use of tools and the torch, preparing and cleaning of metal for best results and more. You will be creating your own shapes, so familiarity with the jewelers saw frame is helpful and general metalsmithing skills. All materials provided. Ages: 12-17 Instructor: Ashley Fulton $72 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171603-01 Mar 17-24 Sat 9 am-noon WH

Visit TinyTreblemakers.com for more information. Music Together classes are based on the recognition that all children are musical. All children can learn to sing in tune, keep a beat, and participate with confidence in the music of our culture, provided that their early environment supports such learning.

PRECIOUS METAL CLAY JEWELRY FOR TEENS

Using PMC you will learn to create bronze metal jewelry. This two-day workshop begins with the creation and forming of material for firing. The second day the fired metal pieces will be finished and polished. You can make pendants, earrings, beads, pins and more. The PMC, tools and firing are included in the course fee. Ages: 13-17 Instructor: Ashley Fulton $78 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171604-01 Jan 20-27 Sat 9 am-noon WH

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Aquatics/Swimming IMPORTANT RULES FOR YOUR POOL VISIT • Parents/guardians are responsible for actively supervising children when using Lakewood aquatic facilities. • Anyone under 7 years of age must be accompanied by an adult in the pool. • Anyone 7-10 years of age must be accompanied by a swimmer 12 years of age or older or an adult present in the pool area. • No water wings or swimming suits with flotation devices built in are allowed in Lakewood aquatic facilities. Only Coast Guardapproved life jackets or life floats may be worn by swimmers. Life jackets are available at all facilities. • Swim diapers are required for all non-toilet-trained swimmers. Appropriate diapers are available for purchase at each facility. • Proper swimming attire is encouraged at all facilities. • All indoor and outdoor pools are nonsmoking facilities. • Additional rules are posted at each facility. • The lifeguards have the authority to enforce these and any additional rules based on participant safety.

NEED POOL SPACE?

Looking for a place to host pool parties, birthdays, Boy or Girl Scout certifications, home school groups, special group lessons or other activities? Let us help you customize a program or class to meet your needs. For more information please call: CARM 720.963.5371 CWRC 720.963.5371 GMRC 303.987.7837 LINK 720.963.5369

MASTERS SWIM TEAM: LAKEWOOD DAWGS

Join one of the areas longest running Master’s teams for your next swim workout. Coaches will lead participants through workouts designed for all abilities and provide ongoing stroke feedback. Competitive swimming experience is not required, so set your alarm, grab your goggles and hit the pool. Information: 303-987-7836 Ages: 19 and up Individual passes: $6/practice; $45/month; $435/annual pass $75/20-punch pass Household pass: $520/household of 2 $65 for each additional household member Practices: Mon,Wed,Fri 5:20-6:20 am GMRC Tue,Thu 5:20-6:30 am CARM (Long Course) Tue,Thu 11:30 am-1 pm GMRC Sat 6:30-8 am GMRC

LOCAL SWIM/DIVE TEAM CONTACTS

Green Mountain Swim Club: Foothills Swim Team: Underwater Hockey Club:

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303-985-5880; www.greenmountainswimclub.org 303-988-7060; www.foothillsswimteam.com 303-838-2309; www.uwhockey.org/colorado


Aquatics/Swimming Facility Locations SPECIALTY CLASSES CARA DIVE TEAM This recreational dive team is offered to youth with limited diving experience. A coach will help participants develop techniques and skills needed to compete in meets. Divers must be able to dive from the side of the pool and be comfortable on the diving board. Information: 720.963.5369 Ages: 6-17 $140 Resident, $160 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 118602-01 Jan 8-May 9 Mon, Wed 5:15-6:30 pm CARM (No class Mar 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28) CARA SWIM TEAM This recreational swim team is a great way to introduce youth with limited swimming experience to competition and good sportsmanship. A coach will teach stroke technique and the fundamentals of racing. Participants must be able to swim at least one length of the pool without stopping on their front or back before joining. Information: 303.987.7837 $130 Resident, $150 Nonresident AGES 6-9 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 118607-01 Jan 8-April 25 Mon/Wed 5-6 pm GMRC AGES 10-12 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 118607-02 Jan 9-April 26 Tue/Thu 5-6 pm GMRC AGES 13-17 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 118607-03 Jan 9-April 26 Tue/Thu 6:05-7:30 pm GMRC

LIFEGUARD TRAINING This course provides you with the certifications necessary to become a professional lifeguard: CPR/AED, First Aid and Lifeguard Training. Participants must be able to complete the following the first day of class: swim 300 yards front crawl or breaststroke without stopping, tread water for 2 minutes, legs only and retrieve a 10 lb. brick in deep water. Information: 720.963.5371 Ages: 15 and up $175 Resident, $205 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 118605-01 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 11 am-6 pm CARM 118605-02 April 30-May 10 Mon-Thu 5-9 pm CARM WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR

This course will provide you with the certification necessary to instruct American Red Cross Swimming lessons! Course fees cover all course materials and certification. Before enrolling, participants should be able to demonstrate proficient front and back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and butterfly. Information: 303.987.7836 Ages: 16 and up $200 resident, $230 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 118611-01 Mar 24-31 Sat-Sat 12:30-5:30 pm GMRC (All days/dates are for one class. No class Mar 25)

Dive into an exciting opportunity with Lakewood.

Lifeguard and Water Safety instructor classes available.

Join our Aquatics team today! 720.963.5371 or Lakewood.org/Swimming for more information.

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Aquatics/Swimming Facility Locations INDOOR POOLS GENERAL INFORMATION Please visit the front desk or go online for the most up-to-date and accurate pool schedules. Lakewood.org/Swimming

CARMODY RECREATION CENTER INDOOR POOL Class Registration & Pool Information: 720.963.5360

MONDAY-THURSDAY 5 am-8:30 pm

Pool Manager: 720.963.5371

FRIDAY 5 am-7:30 pm

Temperature: 80-83 degrees Six 25-yard lap lanes and six 50-meter lap lanes available

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 8 am-4:30 pm Lap swim and open swim times will vary.

Pool features include 1- and 3-meter diving boards available for public use.

GREEN MOUNTAIN RECREATION CENTER POOL Class Registration & Pool Information: 303.987.7830

MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY 6:30 am-8:30 pm

Pool Manager: 303.987.7837

TUESDAY AND THURSDAY 5 am-8:30 pm

Temperature: 80-83 degrees Six 25-meter lap lanes available

FRIDAY 6:30 am-7:30 pm

Pool features include a 1-meter diving board available for public use and a shallow area for younger swimmers.

SUNDAY 10 am-4:30 pm

SATURDAY 8 am-4:30 pm Lap swim and open swim times will vary.

LAKEWOOD LINK RECREATION CENTER POOL Class Registration & Pool Information: 303.987.5400

MONDAY-THURSDAY 7 am-8 pm

Pool Manager: 720.963.5369

FRIDAY 7 am-6:30 pm

Temperature: 91-93 degrees Leisure pool with a zero-depth “beach” entry

SATURDAY 9 am-4:30 pm

Come check out our new feature with slides, water guns, a smaller tot area and more!

Open swim times will vary, but the play feature turns on at 11am daily.

SUNDAY 10 am-4:30 pm

CHARLES WHITLOCK RECREATION CENTER POOL Aqua Fitness Questions: 303.987.7833

MONDAY-THURSDAY 7 am-8 pm

Pool Manager: 720.963.5371

FRIDAY 7 am-3 pm

Temperature: 91-93 degrees

SATURDAY 9am-noon

This warm-water pool hosts an array of activities, with a temperature that permits increased flexibility and mobility for aquatic exercises. Whether you’re participating in one of our many aqua fitness classes, completing rehab exercises or looking for a great social outlet, there is something for everyone!

Schedule is subject to change.

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Aquatics/Swimming Facility Locations AMERICAN RED CROSS SWIMMING LESSON PROGRAM For more information on our program including a detailed Lesson Placement Form, please visit www.Lakewood.org/Swimming. Class

Instructor/ Student*

Age

Requirements

Course Objective

Parent Tot

(1:12)

6 months3 years

An adult will accompany the child in the water. Swim diapers are required.

Introduce the child to water in a friendly environment. The class is focused on water exploration.

Beginning Preschool

(1:6)

3-5 years

No previous experience is necessary.

To orient preschool-age children to the aquatic environment and to help them acquire basic aquatic skills.

Intermediate Preschool

(1:6)

3-5 years

Passed Beginning Preschool

To build on the basic aquatic skills learned in beginning preschool.

Advanced Preschool**

(1:6)

3-5 years

Passed Intermediate Preschool

To increase proficiency and build on the basic aquatic skills learned in Beginning and Intermediate Preschool by providing additional guided practice and increased distances and times.

Level 1

(1:6)

6-14 years

No previous experience is necessary.

To begin developing positive attitudes, good swimming habits and safe practices in and around the water.

Level 2

(1:6)

6-14 years

Passed Advanced Preschool or Level 1 or can demonstrate completion of all requirements in those levels.

To give participants success with fundamental skills including learning how to float without support and to recover to a vertical position

Level 3

(1:6)

6-14 years

Passed Level 2 or can demonstrate all Level 2 requirements.

To build on the skills learned in Level 2 by providing additional guided practice in deeper water.

Level 4

(1:8)

6-14 years

Passed Level 3 or can demonstrate all Level 3 requirements.

To develop participant’s confidence in the strokes learned in Level 3 and to improve other aquatic skills.

Level 5

(1:8)

6-14 years

Passed Level 4 or can demonstrate all Level 4 requirements.

To further learn how to coordinate and refine strokes.

Level 6: Competitive Swimming

(1:8)

6-14 years

Passed Level 5 or can demonstrate all Level 5 requirements.

To refine strokes so participants swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.

ADULT/TEEN Fundamentals

(1:6)

15 & up

No previous experience is necessary.

To orient participants to the aquatic environment and help them acquire basic aquatic skills.

15 & up

Completed the Adult/Teen Fundamentals or can demonstrate all Adult/Teen Fundamentals requirements.

To refine stroke so participants swim with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Some prior swim experience is required.

15 & up

Completed the Adult/Teen Development or can demonstrate all Adult/Teen Development requirements.

To refine the effectiveness and efficiency for the five basic strokes. The Butterfly stroke will be introduced as well as training techniques such as using a pace clock, effective and efficient turns and more advanced safety skills. Prior swim experience is required.

ADULT/TEEN Development

ADULT/TEEN Refinement

(1:8)

(1:8)

*All Instructor/Student ratios meet current safety guidelines. **When a student passes Advanced Preschool, he/she should be enrolled in Level 2. Student should not be enrolled in Level 1 after passing Advanced Preschool.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SWIM LESSON PARTICIPANTS

1. Classes not meeting minimum enrollment numbers will be canceled the Thursday prior to the session start date. You will receive a call if the class you signed up for has been canceled. 2. The cost of swimming lessons covers only the time of the lesson. If you want to swim before or after your lesson, you must pay a facility entrance fee. 3. Swim diapers are required for all non-toilet-trained lesson participants. 4. There are no credits, prorated classes, refunds or rescheduling of classes due to inclement weather or participant’s inability to attend all scheduled classes. 5. All refunds are subject to a $20 service fee.

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Aquatics/Swimming Facility Locations CARMODY SWIMMING LESSONS Registration: 720.963.5360 or Lakewood.org/Swimming

TUESDAY, THURSDAY EVENINGS

Any lessons not meeting minimum registration requirements will be canceled the Thursday prior to the start date.

5:45-6:15 pm 5-5:30 pm 5:45-6:15 pm 5-5:30 pm 5:45-6:15 pm

Session 1 Jan 9-Feb 1 118002-01 118003-01 118004-01 118005-01 118006-01

Session 2 Feb 6-Mar 1 118002-02 118003-02 118004-02 118005-02 118006-02

Session 4 Apr 10-May 3 118002-04 118003-04 118004-04 118005-04 118006-04

Level 3

6:30-7 pm 5-5:40 pm

118006-05 118007-01

118006-07 118007-02

118006-08 118007-04

Level 4

6:30-7:10 pm 5:45-6:25 pm

118007-05 118008-01

118007-06 118008-02

118007-08 118008-04

Level 5

6:30-7:10 pm 5-5:40 pm

118008-05 118009-01 118009-05

118008-06 118009-02 118009-06

118008-08 118009-04 118009-08

Class

Time

Beginning Preschool Intermediate Preschool Advanced Preschool Level 1 Level 2

6:30-7:10 pm

SATURDAY MORNINGS

Session 6 Feb 10-Mar 3 118001-06 118002-06

9:45-10:15 am 9-9:30 am

118002-08 118003-05

118002-09 118003-06

10:30-11 am 9:45-10:15 am 9-9:30 am

118003-08 118004-05 118005-05

118003-09 118004-06 118005-06

10:30-11 am 9-9:30 am

118005-08 118006-10

118005-09 118006-11

9:45-10:15 am 9-9:40 am

118006-12 118007-09

118006-13 118007-10

10:30-11:10 am 9:45-10:25 am 10:30-11:10 am 9:45-10:25 am

118007-12 118008-09 118009-09 118010-06

118007-13 118008-10 118009-10 118010-07

Time

Parent Tot Beginning Preschool Intermediate Preschool Advanced Preschool Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6

ADULT/TEEN

10:30-11 am 9-9:30 am

Session 5 Jan 13-Feb 3 118001-05 118002-05

Class

$23 Resident/Session $29 Nonresident/Session

5:30-6:10 pm

Session 1 Jan 9-Feb 1 118011-01

Session 2 Feb 6-Mar 1 118011-02

Session 4 $44 Resident/Session Apr 10-May 3 $55 Nonresident/Session 118011-04

Tue,Thu

6:15-6:55 pm

118012-01

118012-02

118012-04

Tue,Thu

7-7:40 pm

118013-01

118013-02

118013-04

Class

Day

Time

Fundamentals

Tue,Thu

Development Refinement

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$44 Resident/Session $55 Nonresident/Session


Aquatics/Swimming Facility Locations GREEN MOUNTAIN SWIMMING LESSONS Registration: 303.987.7830 or Lakewood.org/Swimming

Any lessons not meeting minimum registration requirements will be canceled the Thursday prior to the start date.

SATURDAY MORNINGS

Class Parent Tot Beginning Preschool Intermediate Preschool Advanced Preschool Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5

Time 9-9:30 am 9:45-10:15 am 9-9:30 am 10:30-11 am 10:30-11 am 9:45-10:15 am 9-9:40 am 9:45-10:25 am 10:30-11:10am

Session 1 Jan 13-Feb 3 118201-01 118202-01 118203-01 118204-01 118205-01 118206-01 118207-01 118208-01 118209-01

Session 2 Feb 10-Mar 3 118201-02 118202-02 118203-02 118204-02 118205-02 118206-02 118207-02 118208-02 118209-02

Session 3 Mar 10-Apr 7* 118201-03 118202-03 118203-03 118204-03 118205-03 118206-03 118207-03 118208-03 118209-03

Session 4 Apr 14-May 5 118201-04 118202-04 118203-04 118204-04 118205-04 118206-04 118207-04 118208-04 118209-04

$23 Resident/session $29 Nonresident/session *No class Mar 31

LAKEWOOD LINK SWIMMING LESSONS

SATURDAY MORNINGS

MONDAY, WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

Registration: 303.987.5400 or Lakewood.org/Swimming Any lessons not meeting minimum registration requirements will be canceled the Thursday prior to the start date. Time

Session 1 Jan 8-31

Session 2 Feb 5-Feb 28

Session 3 Mar 5-Apr 4*

Session 4 Apr 9-May 2

4:30-5 pm

118302-01

118302-02

118302-03

118302-04

5:05-5:35 pm

118302-05

118302-06

118302-07

118302-08

5:40-6:10 pm

118302-09

118302-10

118302-11

118302-12

Intermediate Preschool 5:05-5:35 pm

118303-01

118303-02

118303-03

118303-04

Class Beginning Preschool

5:40-6:10 pm

118303-05

118303-06

118303-07

118303-08

Advanced Preschool

4:30-5 pm

118304-01

118304-02

118304-03

118304-04

Level 1

6:15-6:45 pm

118305-01

118305-02

118305-03

118305-04

Level 2

6:15-6:45 pm

118306-01

118306-02

118306-03

118306-04

Class

Time

Session 5 Jan 13-Feb 3

Session 6 Feb 10-Mar 3

Session 7 Mar 10-Apr 7*

Session 8 Apr 14-May 5

9:40-10:10 am

118301-01

118301-02

118301-03

118301-04

10:15-10:45 am 118301-05

118301-06

118301-07

118301-08

9:05-9:35 am

118302-13

118302-14

118302-15

118302-16

9:40-10:10 am

118302-17

118302-18

118302-19

118302-20

10:15-10:45 am 118302-21

Parent Tot

Beginning Preschool

118302-22

118302-23

118302-24

Intermediate Preschool 9:05-9:35 am

118303-09

118303-10

118303-11

118303-12

Advanced Preschool

9:40-10:10 am

118304-05

118304-06

118304-07

118304-08

Level 1

9:05-9:35 am

118305-05

118305-06

118305-07

118305-08

Level 2

10:15-10:45 am 118306-05

118306-06

118306-07

118306-08

$44 Resident/session $55 Nonresident/session *No class Mar 26, 28

$23 Resident/session $29 Nonresident/session *No class Mar 31

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Aquatics/Swimming Facility Locations AQUA FITNESS CLASSES January 3-May 26 Information: 303.987.7833 | Lakewood.org/AquaFitness Lakewood’s Aqua Fitness team provides inclusive, effective programs for any level of fitness. Each class is designed to provide a great totalbody workout. Ongoing participation will help build strength, improve balance and improve overall fitness. Explore the options below to find the class format and challenge level that will best suit your needs.

CHALLENGE LEVELS 1 .............. 2 .............. 3 Basic moves Feet on the ground Conversational pace

..............

Basic + challenging moves Feet on the ground + some moves with feet off the ground Increased pace

4

..............

5

Challenging moves Feet off the ground Challenging pace

AQUA AI CHI:

Challenge Level 1-3 Ai Chi is a contemplative, breath-focused, stretch and strengthening form of exercise that quiets the mind and recharges the spirit and body. Led in soothing warm water, Ai Chi is just the exercise you need to let go in order to balance your natural healing systems.

ARTHRITIS MOVEMENT: Challenge Level 1-2 Classes are designed for individuals with arthritis but are open to anyone. Led in shallow, warm water pools, classes focus on improving range of motion for all joints, developing balance and coordination and maintaining independence for daily living. Music is sometimes played, and balance equipment may be used. No swimming ability is required. DEEP WATER: Challenge Level 3-5 Deep water classes are no-impact classes designed for individuals looking for a new twist on the energizing workouts found in the shallow water. Led in cooler water pools, deep water classes use the resistance of the water, along with resistance equipment and intervals to provide a total body workout that reinforces core stability and posture. Music is sometimes played. Participants should be comfortable in 10-12 feet of water and be able to swim. SHALLOW WATER: Challenge Level 2-4 Shallow water classes are moderate-impact classes designed for individuals looking for an energizing workout of higher intensity. Led in both warm and cooler water pools, each class uses the resistance of the water along with resistance equipment and structured intervals to provide a total body workout. Music is sometimes played. Classes may include suspended movements, but no swimming ability is required. SILVERSNEAKERS® SPLASH: Challenge Level 2-3 SilverSneakers® Splash offers fun, shallow-water classes focused on developing and improving posture, balance, agility and flexibility. Led in cooler water pools, each class uses the resistance of the water and resistance equipment to build strength for daily living. Music is sometimes played. No swimming ability is required. AQUA ZUMBA: Challenge Level 2-4 Zumba in the water! An intermediate fitness level is recommended for this energetic dance-based aqua class. 26 • 303.987.5400

AQUA FITNESS PASS for any class below except Aqua Ai Chi 10 classes $44 Resident, $58 Nonresident $37 Senior Resident, $47 Senior Nonresident 6 classes $27 Resident, $35 Nonresident $22.50 Senior Resident, $28.50 Senior Nonresident Drop in $6 AQUA AI CHI PASS 10 classes $70 Resident, $85 Nonresident 6 classes $42 Resident, $52 Nonresident Drop in $12 SILVERSNEAKERS®, SILVER&FIT® & SENIOR ALL-ACCESS MEMBERS: Receive a 20 percent discount on any AQUA AI CHI PASS. No pass needed for AQUA FITNESS classes. These are included in your membership.

CARMODY RECREATION CENTER, 720.963.5360 Cooler water temperature: 80-83 degrees Aqua Zumba, Level 2-4

Wed

8-9 am

Shallow Water, Level 2-3

Mon,Fri

8-9 am

Shallow Water, Level 3-4

Tue,Thu

7:15-8:15 pm

Mon,Wed,Fri

9-10 am

Tue,Thu Tue,Thu

8-9 am 9:15-10:15 am

Deep Water, Level 3-4 SilverSneakers® Splash, Level 2-3

CHARLES WHITLOCK RECREATION CENTER, 303.987.4800 Warm water temperature: 91-93 degrees Aqua Ai Chi, Level 1-3

Arthritis Movement, Level 1-2 Shallow Water, Level 2-3

Mon Wed

5:30-6:30 pm 6:45-7:45 pm

Sat Mon-Fri

12:05-1:05 pm 10-10:40 am

Mon-Fri Mon, Wed

10:45-11:25 am 3-4 pm

Tue, Thu

5:30-6:30 pm

GREEN MOUNTAIN RECREATION CENTER, 303.987.7830 Cooler water temperature: 80-83 degrees Shallow Water, Level 2-4

Mon,Wed

6:35-7:30 am

Mon,Wed,Fri

9:30-10:30 am

Tue,Thu

8:30-9:30 am

LAKEWOOD LINK RECREATION CENTER, 303.987.5400 Warm water temperature: 91-93 degrees Arthritis Movement, Level 1-2 Aqua Ai Chi, Level 1-3 Shallow Water, Level 2-3

Mon, Fri Wed Mon-Fri

9-10 am 9-10 am 8-9 am

Shallow Water, Level 3-4

Tue, Thu Mon

9-10 am 7-8 pm


Camps Facility Locations SPRING BREAK ARTS CAMPS CREATE ART! SPRING BREAK

When school is out, art is in! Join us for our exciting Spring Break Camp where students will work on age-appropriate projects including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage and more. This week-long camp offers halfday options (9 am to 12 pm or 1pm to 4 pm) or full days (9 am to 4 pm, includes Lunch Studio). We also have Early Studio, Late Studio and Lunch Studio for parents who need that extra time. Only available at the LCC. Ages: 5-12 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price (Half day) $229 Early registration price, $234 Regular price (Full day) Option Activity # Date Day Time Loc Half AM 171561-01 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon LCC Half PM 171561-02 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm LCC Full Day 171561-03 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 9-4 pm LCC

SPRING INTO MAGIC

Have fun during spring break and “Spring into Magic”! This class will explore magic tricks not normally taught during the Summer Magic Camps. New Cups and Balls moves, the Equal and Unequal Ropes with additional moves, and much more! All magic materials provided. Limited space. Ages: 7-15 Instructor: Richard Nakata $142 Early registration, $147 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 174051-01 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon LCC

PRINTMAKING

Unleash your creativity and experiment with a variety of printmaking techniques including linocut printing and screen printing. Ages: 10-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171551-01 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm LCC

SPRING BREAK STUDIOS

These studios, available only with Lakewood Cultural Center camps, provided extended supervision beyond camp time. We offer three supervised studios per day. You may register before or on the first day of the session. No drop-in or single-day registrations allowed. Parents dropping off early or picking up late by 5 minutes will be charged $5 per day. If you register for Early and Late studio for the week, you will receive $5 off the total price. Ages: 5-15 $15 Regular price, Early, Lunch, or Late $25 Regular price, Early-Late Combo Option Activity # Date Day Time Loc Morning 171999-01 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 8-9 am LCC Lunch 171999-02 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri noon-1 pm LCC Late 171999-03 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 4-5 pm LCC Morning & Late 171999-04 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm LCC

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Camps Facility Locations HISTORY CAMPS

SPORTS & RECREATION CAMPS

HOMEBOUND HAYRIDES

MULTI-SPORT/SWIM CAMP @ CARMODY RECREATION CENTER

Information: 303.987.7850

Experience school and home life like you lived in the 1920s. Make butter in the barn, a spinning top to take home and play games at your very own historic desk in the 1920s schoolhouse. Ages: 6-10 Teacher: Pam Wimberly $100 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 174703-01 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12:30 pm LHC

HARDY HOMESTEADERS

Information: 303.987.5448

Come join us for a week of indoor and outdoor sports and fun at the pool! We will spend the morning playing a variety of sports and then head to the pool in the afternoon. Camp will include various sports and activities. Ages: 5-12 $150 Resident, $175 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 151101-01 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm CARM

GYMNASTICS/CLIMBING SPRING BREAK CAMP

Could you survive farm life in the 1930s? Find out in this camp when you make your own stew and can some applesauce. Create your own Superman comic book as you listen to historic radio shows. Channel your inner cartoonist by designing a mural-style art poster. Ages: 6-10 Teacher: Pam Wimberly $100 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 174704-01 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 12:30-4:30 pm LHC

Information: 720.963.5384 The gymnastics and climbing combo camp is a fun place for kids to work on individual gymnastics skills and learn the basic techniques of climbing in a safe and supervised environment. Ages: 5-12 $150 Resident, $175 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 126500-01 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 9am-3pm LINK

EXPLORE AND BUILD CAMPS

Extended care is available only with the Carmody Multi-sport/Swim camps. Registration is required (no drop-ins). Participants are not to be dropped off early. Refunds for days not used will not be issued. Ages: 5-12 $20 Flat rate Activity # Date Day Time Loc 151102-01 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 8-9 am CARM

Information: 303.987.5448

NINJANEERING WITH LEGO

Enter the world of Ninjago and become an apprentice Ninjaneer! Learn the way of Spinjitzu, build the Fire Temple, race Skull Trucks, and encounter the mighty Dragon! Imagine and build unique and fun LEGO projects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor while exploring the fantasy world of Ninjago. This is an ideal way to prepare young Ninjaneers for the challenge of Ninjaneering Masters with LEGO camp. Ages: 5-6 $149 Resident, $169 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 146312-01 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 9 am-12pm LINK

NINJANEERING MASTERS WITH LEGO

Master the world of Ninjago by becoming a Ninjaneer! Tame the Ice Dragon, motorize your Blade Cycle, design the Dark Fortress, and hone your Spinjitzu battle skills! In this advanced LEGO camp, Ninjaneering masters will learn real world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture while exploring the fantasy world of Ninjago. Ages: 7-12 $149 Resident, $169 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 146313-01 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm LINK

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BEFORE CARE MULTI-SPORT/SWIM

AFTER CARE MULTI-SPORT/SWIM

Extended care is available only with the Carmody Multi-sport/Swim camps. Registration is required (no drop-ins). Participants must be picked up by 5 pm. Refunds for days not used will not be issued. Ages: 5-12 $35 Flat rate Activity # Date Day Time Loc 151104-01 Mar 26-30 Mon-Fri 3-5 pm CARM


Dance Facility Locations TEEN & ADULT DANCE

Information: 303.987.7845 Classes are for 13 and up, unless otherwise noted.

SEASON DISCOUNT:

Receive a $20 discount when you register for all four sessions of one class.

DROP-IN:

All classes are registration classes with drop-in option. For those who can only participate when schedule permits, drop-in fee is $10 for 1-hour classes and $12 for 1.5-hour classes. For classes in which a partner is required, price is per person.

PRIVATE DANCE INSTRUCTION

Private dance instruction is available by appointment. Looking to dust off your dancing shoes or perhaps some personalized attention? Book a single, three or five-lesson package in the dance of your choice scheduled at your convenience. Waltz, Salsa, Swing, as well as Wedding First Dance, Father/Daughter, Mother/Son are just a variety of many other services we can offer. Call 303.987.7877 for pricing and information.

BALLET: TEEN/ADULT

Whether you’ve had years of experience or want to start again, this class offers a wonderful and fun environment to develop strength, agility, flexibility, and fluidity of movement. Steps are practiced in classical and contemporary combinations in center and across the floor. *Teens! Have you been wanting a class of your very own? Take a peek in the Youth section for Ballet for Teens. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Jessica Riggs $50 Early registration price, $55 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 172001-01 Jan 9-Feb 6 Tue 6-7:30 pm LCC 172001-02 Feb 13-Mar 13 Tue 6-7:30 pm LCC 172001-03 Mar 20-Apr 17 Tue 6-7:30 pm LCC 172001-04 Apr 24-May 29 Tue 6-7:30 pm LCC (No Class May 22)

BALLROOM: BEGINNING

Here’s your chance to learn the basics of four ballroom dances in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. You’ll be dancing the fox trot, waltz, east coast swing, American tango, each in its own five-week session, to a variety of old favorites and contemporary music. Dance shoes or leather soles are suggested. Ages: 13 and up Instructor: Dianne Losasso $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price (5 week) *$31 Early registration price, $36 Regular price (4 week) Activity # Date Day Time Loc FOX TROT 172301-01 Jan 10-Feb 7 Wed 8-9 pm LCC WALTZ 172301-02 Feb 14-Mar 14 Wed 8-9 pm LCC AMERICAN TANGO *172301-03 Mar 21-Apr 18 Wed 8-9 pm LCC SWING 172301-04 May 2-May 30 Wed 8-9 pm LCC

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Dance Facility Locations BALLROOM: LATIN BEGINNERS

Learn these nightclub style dances while enjoying exciting Latin rhythms from Cuba, Puerto Rico and the tropical music of the Caribbean. The ever popular salsa is hot and sizzling! Brazilian samba is fun and lively. Bachata, originating in the Dominican Republic, is gaining tremendous popularity in the U.S. Latin body styling as well as partner techniques are taught. Love salsa? This season you can learn to dance salsa plus other popular Latin dance styles that are typically played at salsa clubs. Partner required. Ages: 13 and up Instructor: Dianne Losasso $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price (5 week) *$31 Early registration price, $36 Regular price (4 week) Activity # Date Day Time Loc SALSA 172503-01 Jan 11-Feb 8 Thu 8-9 pm LCC BACHATA 172503-02 Feb15-Mar 15 Thu 8-9 pm LCC SALSA *172503-03 Mar 22-Apr 19 Thu 8-9 pm LCC SAMBA 172503-04 May 3-31 Thu 8-9 pm LCC

BELLY DANCE: BEGINNING

Learn the basics of this fun, international dance form (posture, isolations, basic steps and easy combos) while increasing core strength, coordination and fluidity. Classic body movements of the hips, ribcage, arm and hands are covered Ages: 13 and up Instructor: Dianne Losasso $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price (5 week) *$31 Early registration price, $36 Regular price (4 week) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 172201-01 Jan 10-Feb 7 Wed 11am-noon LCC 172201-02 Feb 14-Mar 14 Wed 11 am-noon LCC *172201-03 Mar 21-Apr 18 Wed 11 am-noon LCC 172201-04 May 2-May 30 Wed 11am-noon LCC 172201-05 Jan 11-Feb 8 Thu 7-8 pm LCC 172201-06 Feb 15-Mar 15 Thu 7-8 pm LCC *172201-07 Mar 22-Apr 19 Thu 7-8 pm LCC 172201-08 May 3-May 31 Thu 7-8 pm LCC

BELLY DANCE: INTERMEDIATE/CONTINUING

This continuing class builds on the basics from Beginning Belly Dance and introduces more complex moves, such as layering, zills (finger cymbals), veil techniques and combinations. Continue exploring this beautiful, exotic and ancient art form. Technique is emphasized that can increase core strength, flexibility, grace and self-esteem. Get in touch with your sensuality and experience freedom to express yourself through natural feminine movements. Hip scarf and jazz or ballet shoes recommended. Ages: 13 and up Instructor: Dianne Losasso $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price (5 week) *$31 Early registration price, $36 Regular price (4 week) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 172202-01 Jan 10-Feb 7 Wed 7-8 pm LCC 172202-02 Feb14-Mar 14 Wed 7-8 pm LCC *172202-03 Mar 21-Apr 18 Wed 7-8 pm LCC 172202-04 May 2- 30 Wed 7-8 pm LCC

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DANCE FITNESS: BARRE TONING

Enhance your workout! This dance toning class will help you develop a strong, coordinated, flexible body, with the graceful body lines achieved with exercises, stretches and fluid movements used in this beginning technique class. We will work on gentle and basic patterns of movements in this unintimidating, fun class for all ability levels. Enjoy an hour of great dance toning exercise in a safe, supportive class structure. Ages: 16 and up Instructor: Maria Olano $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price (5 weeks) *$31 Early registration price, $36 Regular price (4 weeks) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 172803-01 Jan 10-Feb 7 Wed 3-4 pm LCC 172803-02 Feb 14-Mar 14 Wed 3-4 pm LCC 172803-03 Mar 21- Apr 25 Wed 3-4 pm LCC 172803-04 May 2-May 30 Wed 3-4 pm LCC 172803-05 Jan 12-Feb 9 Fri 9:30-10:30 am LCC 172803-06 Feb 16-Mar 16 Fri 9:30-10:30 am LCC 172803-07 Mar 23-Apr 27 Fri 9:30-10:30 am LCC *172803-08 May 4-Jun 1 Fri 9:30-10:30 am LCC (No Class Mar 28, 30)

DANCE FITNESS: LATIN DANCE BLAST

Great for physical and mental exercise! Start out learning basic footwork patterns of favorite Latin dances: salsa, cha cha and rumba including salsa “shines” which are various foot patterns danced when partners separate (typically done in salsa). Later we’ll pair up to show how this footwork will work in partner dancing. Add on both sessions of Swingin’ to the Beat to receive the season discount. Ages: 15 and up Instructor: Dianne Losasso $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 172801-01 Feb 14-Mar 14 Wed 10-11 am LCC 172801-02 May 2-May 30 Wed 10-11 am LCC

DANCE FITNESS: NIA

This creative, barefoot, nonimpact aerobics movement blends the principles and concepts of modern and jazz dance, Duncan and Alexander Technique, Tai-chi, Tae-kwon-do and Aikido with other healing forms. It is a softer flowing modality that uses safe, functional and natural movements, providing protection to the joints and bones while developing strength, flexibility, relaxation and endurance. Move your body YOUR WAY to feel more passion, vitality and groundedness. Ages: 13 and up Instructor: Certified Nia Black Belt, Therese Spears $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price(5 weeks) $58 Early registration prices, $63 Regular price (7 weeks) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 172805-01 Jan 10-Feb 7 Wed 7-8 pm GMRC 172805-02 Feb 28-Apr 11 Wed 7-8 pm GMRC 172805-03 Apr 23-May 21 Mon 8-9 pm LCC (No class May 16)


Dance Facility Locations DANCE FITNESS: SWINGIN’ TO THE BEAT

Enjoy the great sounds of swing music and the fun footwork, turns and body movement of swing dance! You’ll get the benefits of exercise doing swing as a line dance and then learning how that translates to partner dancing. Singles and couples welcome. Add on both sessions of Latin Dance Blast to receive the season discount. Ages: 13 and up Instructor: Dianne Losasso $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price (5 week) *$31 Early registration price, $36 Regular price (4 week) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 172802-01 Jan 10-Feb 7 Wed 10-11 am LCC *172802-02 Mar 21-Apr 18 Wed 10-11 am LCC

TAP: BEGINNING

WORKSHOPS LET’S MAKE A DANCE WORKSHOP

Join us in this special workshop aimed at community members and nondancers! Participants are guided through a choreographic process with Keigwin and his dancers using games and guided improvisation to enable individuals to discover their own creativity and physicality, and transform themselves into performers. Ages: 16+ Guest Artist: Keigwin + Company Dancers $25 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 172905-01 Feb 7 Wed 6-7:30 pm LCC

FLAMENCO DANCE MASTER CLASS

Step-shuffle-ball-change your way to the Lakewood Cultural Center! This class is an introduction to the principles of tap dance technique in a fun and relaxed environment. Students learn the fundamental steps of tap dance, including basic movements performed at the barre, the floor and simple rhythmic combinations in center. Ages: 13 and up Instructor: Jessica Riggs $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 172002-01 Jan 9-Feb 6 Tue 7:30- 8:30 pm LCC 172002-02 Feb 13-Mar 13 Tue 7:30- 8:30 pm LCC 172002-03 Mar 20-Apr 17 Tue 7:30- 8:30 pm LCC 172002-04 Apr 24- May 29 Tue 7:30- 8:30 pm LCC (No class May 22)

The supportive and fun class aimed at dance students, seniors and the general public, is a hands-on workshop with instruction in rhythmic handclaps (palmas), arm movements (braceo), body posturing (marcaje), and footwork (taconeo). The flamenco technique is then woven into a short choreography. Ages: 18+ Guest Artist: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana Dancers $30 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 172910-01 Mar 17 Sat 3-4:15 pm LCC

TAP: INTERMEDIATE/CONTINUING

Information: 303.987.7845

Building on Beginning Tap, students continue to learn tap vocabulary, progressive tap steps, rhythm and technique in a fun and relaxed environment. Prior experience is recommended for this level. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Jessica Riggs $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 172003-01 Jan 9-Feb 6 Tue 8:30- 9:30 pm LCC 172003-02 Feb 13-Mar 13 Tue 8:30- 9:30 pm LCC 172003-03 Mar 20-Apr 17 Tue 8:30- 9:30 pm LCC 172003-04 Apr 24-May 29 Tue 8:30- 9:30 pm LCC (No class May 22)

HIP HOP: BEGINNING BREAKDANCING

Learn the basic rundowns of toprocking, footwork, freezes and power moves as well as developing your vocabulary, body awareness and musicality. Increase motivation, confidence and teamwork and grow these skills into more difficult moves and combinations. Ages: 14 and up Instructor: Kid Cruz $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price (5 week) *$31 Early registration price, $36 Regular price (4 week) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 172601-01 Jan 8-Feb 12 Mon 7-8 pm LCC *172601-02 Feb 26-Mar 19 Mon 7-8 pm LCC 172601-03 Mar 26-Apr 23 Mon 7-8 pm LCC *172601-04 Apr 30-May 21 Mon 7-8 pm LCC

YOUTH DANCE DANCE WITH ME

This class is an excellent introduction to the world of dance. A creative movement class designed for child and parent/caregiver to enhance gross motor coordination and listening skills through music, props and dance. Please have your child wear comfortable clothing that they will not trip in. This is class does not participate in the Spring Recital. Ages: 1.5-2 Instructor: Maria Olano $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173004-01 Jan 9-Feb 6 Tue 9-9:45 am LCC 173004-02 Feb 13-Mar 13 Tue 9-9:45 am LCC 173004-03 Mar 20-Apr 24 Tue 9-9:45 am LCC 173004-04 May 1-May 29 Tue 9-9:45 am LCC 173004-05 Jan 11-Feb 8 Thu 9-9:45 am LCC 173004-06 Feb 15-Mar 15 Thu 9-9:45 am LCC 173004-07 Mar 22-Apr 26 Thu 9-9:45 am LCC 173004-08 May 3-May 31 Thu 9-9:45 am LCC (No class Mar 27, 29)

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Dance SEASON 3 & 4 INFORMATION Prerequisite for Season 4 classes will be to have been enrolled in Season 3 (classes exempted below). Students will be accepted up until the fourth meeting day of class during Season 3 only. Please note, we will not be able to prorate any classes.

Classes that are EXEMPT from a prerequisite: Creative Movement, Pre Hip Hop, Pre Tap, Pre Ballet I, Hula Hoop In Season 3 we will work on technique, dance vocabulary, flexibility, strength and preparing the body and mind for Season 4. In Season 4, the focus will be on musicality, interpretation, rhythm and choreography. The progressive nature of these two seasons is to help the dancer learn in a steady paced environment.

REQUIRED ATTIRE: Leotard and tights (girls), sweatpants/shorts and T-shirt (boys), athletic/ jazz pants and tank top (jazz and hip hop).

REQUIRED FOOTWEAR: Ballet slippers (leather, not satin or house; pink or white for girls, black for boys), tennis shoes, jazz shoes, tap shoes or bare feet depending on class (no flip flops, street shoes or socks)

ALL DANCE CLASSES Students must meet minimum age requirement before the 4th class in Season 3.

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE SPRING RECITAL Rehearsal - Monday, May 21 Performance – Group A: Tuesday, May 22 and Group B: Wednesday, May 23 Lakewood Cultural Center Theater Recital information will be provided in dance classes. $30 recital costume fee is not included in class fee.

CREATIVE MOVEMENT

This class provides dancers with an introduction to movement and music while learning teamwork, showmanship in a positive and nurturing environment. Lessons include exercises for learning basic rhythms, patterns and using imagination. Ages: 3-4 Instructor: Maria Olano $70 Early registration price, $75 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173001-01 Jan 9-Feb 27 Tue 10:00-10:45 am LCC 173001-02 Jan 11-Mar 1 Thu 10:00-10:45 am LCC 173001-03 Jan 11-Mar 1 Thu 3:15-4:00 pm LCC 173001-04 Jan 13- March 3 Sat 10-10:45 am LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173002-01 Mar 6-May 15 Tue 10:00-10:45 am LCC 173002-02 Mar 8-May 17 Thu 10-10:45 am LCC 173002-03 Mar 8-May 17 Thu 3:15-4:00 pm LCC 173002-04 Mar 10-May 19 Sat 10-10:45 am LCC (No Class Mar 27, Mar 29, 31)

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PRE HIP HOP

This funky, age appropriate hip-hop class is geared toward teaching rhythm, while adding fun dance games and movement sequences to music. Ages: 3-5 Instructor: Cali Nass *$65 Early registration price, $70 Regular price $70 Early registration price, $75 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc *173401-01 Jan 8-Feb 26 Mon 3:15-4 pm LCC 173401-02 Jan 12-Mar 2 Fri 2:15-3 pm LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173402-01 Mar 5-May 14 Mon 3:15-4 pm LCC 173402-02 Mar 9-May 18 Fri 2:15-3 pm LCC (No class Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 26)

PRE TAP

Students will use their imagination while learning rhythms, patterns, tap steps and choreography. This class will also introduce fundamental ballet positions. All participants must have tap shoes for safety while learning tap steps. Ages: 4-6 Instructor: Cali Nass *$65 Early registration price, $70 Regular price $70 Early registration price, $75 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc *173201-01 Jan 8-Feb 26 Mon 4-5 pm LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173202-01 Mar 5-May14 Mon 4-5 pm LCC (No class Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 26)

PRE BALLET I

Building on elements from Creative Movement, this class will teach basic ballet positions, terminology, awareness of patterns and coordination through music in a lively and engaging environment. Ages: 5-6 Instructor: Thu (Breanne Parets), Fri (Cali Nass), Sat (Maria Olano) $70 Early registration price, $75 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173101-01 Jan 11-March 1 Thu 5-6 pm LCC 173101-02 Jan 12-Mar 2 Fri 3-4 pm LCC 173101-03 Jan 13-Mar 3 Sat 10:45-11:45 am LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173102-01 Mar 8-May 17 Thu 5-6 pm LCC 173102-02 Mar 9-May 18 Fri 3-4 pm LCC 173102-03 Mar 10-May 19 Sat 10:45-11:45 am LCC (No class Mar 29, 30, 31)


Dance Facility Locations HULA HOOP

This upbeat aerobic workout offers more than just cardio. Hula hooping increases stamina, tones muscles, improves balance, and releases stress. In addition to this fun workout we will be reviewing terminology and moves, playing theatrical games, memorizing choreography and working on finding each dancer’s unique expression through the art of hoop dance. This class is for all skill levels! Ages: 5-15 Instructor: Cali Nass $70 Early registration price, $75 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173601-01 Jan 12-Mar 2 Fri 5-6 pm LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173602-01 Mar 9-May 18 Fri 5-6 pm LCC (No class Mar30)

PRE BALLET II

Building on elements from Pre-Ballet Level 1, this class will teach basic ballet positions, terminology, awareness of patterns and coordination through music in a lively and engaging environment. Prerequisite: One year Pre-Ballet I or instructor recommendation. Ages: 7 Instructor: Maria Olano $70 Early registration price, $75 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173103-01 Jan 10-Feb 28 Wed 4-5 pm LCC 173103-02 Jan 13-Mar 3 Sat 11:45 am-12:45 pm LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173104-01 Mar 7-May 16 Wed 4-5 pm LCC 173104-02 Mar 10-May 19 Sat 11:45 am-12:45 pm LCC (No class Mar 29, 31)

TAP I

Using warm-ups, movement across the floor and short combinations, students will learn how to use their shoes to create a variety of different sounds, how to count music and the basic movements that are the building blocks of the dance form. Class is for students with little or no tap experience. Ages: 6-9 Instructor: Breanne Parets $70 Early registration price, $75 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173211-01 Jan 11-Mar 1 Thu 4-5 pm LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173212-01 Mar 8-May17 Thu 4-5 pm LCC (No class Mar 29)

HIP HOP I

This class introduces our young dancer to tumbling and hip hop through exercises and movement as they learn to control their balance and coordination. All levels welcomed and highly recommended to begin in even with previous experience in other styles. Ages: 6-13 Instructor: Kid Cruz (Mon), Cali Nass (Fri) *$65 Early registration price, $70 Regular price $70 Early registration price, $75 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc *173411-01 Jan 8-Feb 26 Mon 5-6 pm LCC 173411-02 Jan 12-Mar 2 Fri 4-5 pm LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173412-01 Mar 5-May 14 Mon 5-6 pm LCC 173412-02 Mar 9-May 18 Fri 4-5 pm LCC (No Class Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 26, 30)

BALLET LEVEL I

Terminology and movement are introduced while body placement flexibility, balance, alignment, strength and classic ballet technique is achieved through barre and center floor work. Dancers will be prepared for ballet steps by practicing moving across the floor and combinations. Ages: 8-12 Instructor: Jessica Riggs $70 Early registration price, $75 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173111-01 Jan 9-Feb 27 Tue 4-5 pm LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173112-01 Mar 6-May 15 Tue 4-5 pm LCC (No class March 27)

HIP HOP II

This class builds upon the skills learned from Hip Hop I and developing vocabulary, body awareness and musicality. Also develop confidence and teamwork and grow these skills into more difficult moves and combinations. Prerequisite: One year of Hip Hop I or instructor recommendation. Ages: 8-14 Instructor: Kid Cruz *$65 Early registration price, $70 Regular price $70 Early registration price, $75 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc *173421-01 Jan 8-Feb 26 Mon 6-7 pm LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173422-01 Mar 5-May 14 Mon 6-7 pm LCC (No class Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 26)

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Dance MODERN/CONTEMPORARY FOR YOUTH

While learning contemporary and modern techniques students learn floor work, weight shifting and traveling, and practice dynamic, expressive interpretations of movement. Class allows students to self-express and have greater sense of how the body moves. Emphasis is placed on alignment, balance, strength and flexibility to enhance proper dance technique. Ages: 10-17 Instructor: Breanne Parets $70 Early registration price, $75 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173301-01 Jan 11-Mar 1 Thu 6-7 pm LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173302-01 Mar 8-May17 Thu 6-7 pm LCC (No class Mar 29)

PRE POINTE

BALLET LEVEL II

Young dancers with prior experience will continue to learn terminology and movement while body placement, flexibility, balance, alignment, strength and classic ballet technique is achieved through barre and center floor work. Across the floor and combinations will be developed further and prepare dancers for added ballet steps. Prerequisite: One year of Ballet I or instructor recommendation. Ages: 10-15 Instructor: Jessica Riggs $70 Early registration price, $75 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173121-01 Jan 10-Feb 28 Wed 5-6 pm LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173122-01 Mar 7-May 16 Wed 5-6 pm LCC (No class Mar 28)

This is an introduction to pointe, focus is on proper mechanics, strengthening, ballet pointe vocabulary and developing personal artistry and expression within the ballet aesthetic. Students begin with a brief barre warm-up focused on preparing the ankles and feet, followed by work in the center and across the floor. Students are required to take Ballet II and have at minimum two years of ballet. Ages: 12-17 Instructor: Jessica Riggs $35 Early registration price, $40 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173141-01 Jan 8-Feb 27 Wed 6-6:30 pm LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173142-01 Mar 6-May 15 Tue 6-6:30 pm LCC (No class Mar 27)

BEGINNING BALLET FOR TEENS

This class is perfect for students who have little to no experience in ballet technique classes. Class focuses on barre work and center which will give you strength, flexibility, vocabulary and footwork. Ages: 13-17 Instructor: Jessica Riggs $70 Early registration price, $75 Regular price SEASON 3 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173131-01 Jan 9-Feb 27 Tue 5-6 pm LCC SEASON 4 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173131-01 Mar 6-May 15 Tue 5-6 pm LCC (No class Mar 27)

WORKSHOPS FATHER/DAUGHTER DANCE

Check out the interactive version of this guide at Lakewood.org/CommunityConnection

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Wonderful opportunity for fathers to connect with their daughter in a lovely waltz routine created for beginners. Steps are easy to learn and joy to share this time in your daughter’s life. Spring Recital performance optional. Ages: 7 and up Instructor: Dianne Losasso $40 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 173901-01 Apr 14-May 12 Sat 1-2 pm LCC (No class Apr 28)


Events ACTIVE

ARTS

STOCKING STUFFER PASS

NIGHT OF THE STARS TALENT SHOW EARTH DAY PROJECT AUDITIONS AT BEAR CREEK LAKE PARK

Available for purchase at any recreation center Nov 24-Dec 24. Pass valid through Feb 28 Lakewood.org/RecEvents

FREE! NUGGETS SKILLS CHALLENGE

2 pm, January 28 CARM Lakewood.org/YouthSports

OUTDOORS

January 19, 4:30-6:30 pm January 20, 10:30 am-1:30 pm LCC Lakewood.org/TalentShow

8:30am-noon, April 28 Lakeowod.org/BCLEvents

LET’S MAKE A DANCE WORKSHOP WITH Keigwin + Company Dancers

6-7:30 pm, Feb 7 LCC

FLAMENCO DANCE MASTER CLASS WITH Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana Dancers

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

April 21 LHC See back cover for details. Lakewood.org/EarthDay

6-7:30 pm, February 7 LCC

OLDER ADULT WELLNESS FAIR

9 am-noon, May 18 CWRC Lakewood.org/RecEvents

BONFILS BIRTHDAY BASH

3-4 pm, April 28 LHC Lakewood.org/LHCPrograms

SUMMER FUN PASS

On sale April and are good from date of purchase through September 30. Purchase pass at any recreation center before May 1 and save! Lakewood.org/RecEvents

J OIN T HE TEAM!

VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE

5-7 pm, March 6 BCLP Lakewood.org/BCLPEvents

WILDFLOWER HIKE AT WILLIAM FREDRICK HAYDEN GREEN MOUNTAIN PARK

10 am, May 12 WHGM Lakewood.org/BCLPEvents

YOU’VE GOT

MAIL!

(Actual mail, in your mailbox!)

LAKEWOOD’S COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (CERT) TRAINING Learn how to plan for an emergency through training on basic disaster response, search and rescue, disaster psychology and more. This FREE, three part course is open to individuals ages 16 and up. Classes are held Saturdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on the following dates: • January 27 • February 3 • February 10 Attendance of all three classes is required for course completion and receipt of certificate.

Lakewood’s Community Resources Department produces four publications three times a year so that you can stay connected to the City and all of its fun and exciting arts, parks, recreation and golf opportunities. Hurray! Visit Lakewood.org/Publications to sign up for all of them, or say “no thanks.” We just want you to know that we’re here and here for you!

Classes are held in the Employee Relations Training Room at 480 S. Allison Parkway. 303.987.7895 or DPero@Lakewood.org for more information.

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Fitness & Wellness MIND BODY CLASSES

Information 720.963.5366

No classes at Green Mountain Recreation Center the week of May 14-18 due to facility closure.

BABY AND ME YOGA

Designed for new moms and their babies age 6 weeks to pre-walkers, this class will focus on postpartum recovery, developing strength and flexibility, and offers calming techniques for both mother and child. This is an all levels class. Ages: 14 and up $59 Resident, $75 Nonresident *$49 Resident, $65 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122500-01 Jan 7-Feb 18 Sun 11 am-noon CARM 122500-02 Jan 10-Feb 21 Wed 10:15-11:15 am CARM *122500-03 Feb 25-Apr 8 Sun 11am-12 pm CARM 122500-04 Feb 28-Apr 11 Wed 10:15-11:15 am CARM *122500-05 Apr 15-May 20 Sun 11am-noon CARM *122500-06 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 10:15-11:15 am CARM

BEGINNERS YOGA

This class focuses on basic postures, breath, and meditation to help you develop strength and understanding of the fundamentals of yoga. It is appropriate for those brand new or returning to yoga, but not for those with serious illness or injury. Ages: 14 and up $59 Resident, $75 Nonresident *$49 Resident, $65 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122505-01 Jan 10-Feb 21 Wed 5-6 pm CARM 122505-02 Feb 28-Apr 11 Wed 5-6 pm CARM *122505-03 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 5-6 pm CARM

BEGINNERS YOGA II

Beginners Yoga II is for anyone that has completed Beginners Yoga, is not brand new to yoga, or desires a slower-paced practice. This class incorporates more asana (yoga poses) and fundamental movement. It is not appropriate for those with serious illness or injury. Ages: 14 and up $59 Resident, $75 Nonresident *$49 Resident, $65 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122514-01 Jan 10-Feb 21 Wed 6:15-7:15 pm CARM 122514-02 Feb 28-Apr 11 Wed 6:15-7:15 pm CARM *122514-03 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 6:15-7:15 pm CARM

BEGINNING YOGA AND MEDITATION

Learn the fundamentals of yoga and meditation through guided postures and breath. Slow, deep stretching will be included to soothe body, mind, and spirit. This class is appropriate for those brand new or returning to yoga, or desiring a slower-paced practice, but not for those with serious illness or injury. Ages: 14 and up $65 Resident, $79 Nonresident *$55 Resident, $69 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122405-01 Jan 12-Feb 23 Fri 9:15-10:30 am CARM 122405-02 Mar 2-Apr 13 Fri 9:15-10:30 am CARM *122405-03 Apr 20-May 25 Fri 9:15-10:30 am CARM

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Fitness & Wellness BREATHE AND FLOW YOGA

Breathe and Flow offers accessible alignment principles from the Hatha and Vinyasa yogic traditions. In addition to asanas (yoga poses), this class includes opportunities for pranayama (breath control) and meditation. This is an all levels class. Ages: 14 and up $59 Resident, $75 Nonresident *$49 Resident, $65 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122511-01 Jan 10-Feb 21 Wed 6-7 am CWRC 122511-03 Feb 28-Apr 11 Wed 6-7 am CWRC *122511-05 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 6-7 am CWRC $65 Resident, $79 Nonresident *$55 Resident, $69 Nonresident (6 week session) 122511-02 Jan 13-Feb 24 Sat 9:15-10:30 am CWRC 122511-04 Mar 3-Apr 14 Sat 9:15-10:30 am CWRC *122511-06 Apr 21-May 26 Sat 9:15-10:30 am CWRC

FLOW YOGA

Taught in Vinyasa style, this challenging class will move from pose to pose through the connection of breath and body. All levels are welcome, but participants should be able to do forward folds and have good balancing skills. Note: Tuesday evening is an Advanced Flow class and will offer work up to and including handstands at the wall and full wheel. Ages: 14 and up $65 Resident, $79 Nonresident *$55 Resident, $69 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122509-01 Jan 9-Feb 20 Tue 9:15-10:30 am CARM 122509-02 Jan 9-Feb 20 Tue 6:45-8 pm CARM 122509-03 Jan 13-Feb 24 Sat 8-9:15 am CARM 122509-04 Feb 27-Apr 10 Tue 9:15-10:30 am CARM 122509-05 Feb 27-Apr 10 Tue 6:45-8 pm CARM 122509-06 Mar 3-Apr 14 Sat 8-9:15am CARM *122509-07 Apr 17-May 22 Tue 9:15-10:30am CARM *122509-08 Apr 17-May 22 Tue 6:45-8 pm CARM *122509-09 Apr 21-May 26 Sat 8-9:15 am CARM

GENTLE YOGA

Linking Hatha Yoga poses with breath brings awareness of mind, body and spirit, allowing you to improve your physical and mental well-being. This is a slower-paced, all levels class. Ages: 14 and up $65 Resident, $79 Nonresident *$55 Resident, $69 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122510-01 Jan 8-Feb 19 Mon 10:30-11:45 am CARM 122510-02 Jan 10-Feb 21 Wed 3-4:15 pm CARM 122510-03 Jan 11-Feb 22 Thu 9:15-10:30 am CARM 122510-04 Feb 26-Apr 9 Mon 10:30-11:45 am CARM 122510-05 Feb 28-Apr 11 Wed 3-4:15 pm CARM 122510-06 Mar 1-Apr 12 Thu 9:15-10:30 am CARM *122510-07 Apr 16-May 21 Mon 10:30-11:45 am CARM *122510-08 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 3-4:15 pm CARM *122510-09 Apr 19-May 24 Thu 9:15-10:30 am CARM

PARENT AND TOT YOGA

Bring your little one and share fun partner poses, movement, play and song. Everyone involved will benefit from the body awareness and intentional movement and thought that yoga provides, all in an atmosphere of community and shared experience. This class is for an adult caregiver with a child age walking through 5 years. Ages: 14 and up $45 Resident, $55 Nonresident *$35 Resident, $45 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122519-01 Jan 7-Feb 18 Sun 10-10:45 am CARM *122519-02 Feb 25-Apr 8 Sun 10-10:45 am CARM *122519-03 Apr 15-May 20 Sun 10-10:45 am CARM

PRENATAL YOGA

Deepen and enhance the most profound time in a woman’s life with the gentle and easy to follow techniques of yoga. A series of stretches and strength-building exercises will help increase energy and stamina, and develop concentration in order to assist during labor and delivery. This is an all levels class. Ages: 14 and up $65 Resident, $79 Nonresident *$55 Resident, $69 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122504-01 Jan 8-Feb 19 Mon 5:45-7 pm CARM 122504-02 Feb 26-Apr 9 Mon 5:45-7 pm CARM *122504-03 Apr 16-May 21 Mon 5:45-7 pm CARM

RESTORATIVE YOGA

Relax, destress, and balance your whole being with a deeply restful practice appropriate for all levels. Your body will engage its natural ability to heal and rest as you are guided through meditation, visualization, and breathwork. This is an all levels practice and all equipment is provided. Ages: 14 and up $65 Resident, $79 Nonresident *$55 Resident, $69 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122508-01 Jan 12-Feb 23 Fri 5:30-6:45 pm CARM 122508-02 Mar 2-Apr 13 Fri 5:30-6:45 pm CARM *122508-03 Apr 20-May 25 Fri 5:30-6:45 pm CARM

YOGA FOR ATHLETES

Unique approach to yoga for athletes of all abilities specifically to help increase strength, mobility and flexibility. Special consideration of conditions will be addressed. This is an all levels class. Ages: 14 and up $65 Resident, $79 Nonresident *$45 Resident, $59 Nonresident (5 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122506-01 Jan 11-Feb 22 Thu 6-7:15 pm GMRC 122506-02 Mar 1-Apr 12 Thu 6-7:15 pm GMRC *122506-03 Apr 19-May 24 Thu 6-7:15 pm GMRC

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Fitness & Wellness YOGA FOR AUTOIMMUNE

This practice is a tool in the management of autoimmune disorders and reduction of pain for individuals diagnosed with Arthritis, MS, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. This is an all levels class taught by an instructor with an autoimmune disorder. (Wheelchair access is available.) Ages: 14 and up $69 Resident, $85 Nonresident *$59 Resident, $75 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122501-01 Jan 10-Feb 21 Wed 4:30-6 pm CARM 122501-02 Feb 28-Apr 11 Wed 4:30-6 pm CARM *122501-03 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 4:30-6 pm CARM Monthly offerings $10 Resident, $12 Nonresident each class 122501-04 Jan 20 Sat 10:45 am-12:15 pm CARM 122501-05 Feb 17 Sat 10:45 am-12:15 pm CARM 122501-06 Mar 17 Sat 10:45 am-12:15 pm CARM 122501-07 Apr 21 Sat 10:45 am-12:15 pm CARM 122501-08 May 19 Sat 10:45 am-12:15 pm CARM

YOGA FOR YOU

Awaken your body through the joys of this healing art. Men and women of all ages will gain strength, flexibility and bring new awareness to the connection between mind and body. This is an all levels class. Ages: 14 and up $69 Resident, $85 Nonresident *$59 Resident, $75 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122502-01 Jan 8-Feb 19 Mon 5-6:30 pm CCC 122502-02 Jan 8-Feb 19 Mon 6:30-8 pm CCC 122502-03 Feb 26-Apr 9 Mon 5-6:30 pm CCC 122502-04 Feb 26-Apr 9 Mon 6:30-8 pm CCC *122502-05 Apr 16-May 21 Mon 5-6:30 pm CCC *122502-06 Apr 16-May 21 Mon 6:30-8 pm CCC

YOGA RENEW AND MEDITATION

Soothe your nervous system as you slow down and stretch long and deeply. A variety of yoga poses and flowing sequences will be used to work on old injuries and limited movement patterns. Meditation is included and all levels are welcome. Ages: 14 and up $65 Resident, $79 Nonresident *$55 Resident, $69 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122503-01 Jan 11-Feb 22 Thu 5:30-6:45pm CARM 122503-02 Mar 1-Apr 12 Thu 5:30-6:45pm CARM *122503-03 Apr 19-May 24 Thu 5:30-6:45pm CARM

QIGONG

QiGong uses slow movements, breath, intention, sound and posture to nurture and revitalize our life energy. The practice improves balance, lowers resting heart rate, boosts immune system, increases blood flow and decreases stress. Easy to learn and open to all abilities. Ages: 14 and up $69 Resident, $85 Nonresident *$59 Resident, $75 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122512-01 Jan 11-Feb 22 Thu 6:45-8:15 pm LINK 122512-02 Mar 1-Apr 12 Thu 6:45-8:15 pm LINK *122512-03 Apr 19-May 24 Thu 6:45-8:15 pm LINK

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MASSAGE Massage can increase flexibility and range of motion, improve muscle/tendon/ligament elasticity and enhance circulation to increase and speed healing. Select a therapist and call to schedule a wonderful massage session soon! Massage Therapist: Lorraine Bright Massage Therapy Certification and Advanced Certification at the Colorado School of Healing Arts and the Colorado Cranial Institute. Bodywork specialties include relaxation, deep tissue, sports massage, craniosacral work, lymphatic drainage and Thai massage. Massage Therapist: Cayla Pierce Certification through Denver School of Massage with ongoing continuing education at the Colorado School of Healing Arts. Specialties include deep tissue, trigger point therapy, Swedish, sports and rehabilitation massage, and prenatal massage. Information/Appointments: 720.963.5360 Locations: Carmody Recreation Center Clements Community Center Massage Rates: 30 minutes: $35 Resident, $45 Nonresident 60 minutes: $55 Resident, $65 Nonresident 3 one-hour sessions: $150 Resident, $160 Nonresident

TAI CHI FOR BALANCE

Reach a higher level of well-being with the flowing movements of this gentle mind-body exercise. Tai Chi helps center the mind, reduces stress, and improves balance. This is a standing, all levels class. Ages: 14 and up $59 Resident, $75 Nonresident *$39 Resident, $55 Nonresident (5 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122402-01 Jan 12-Feb 23 Fri 1:30-2:30 pm GMRC 122402-02 Mar 2-Apr 13 Fri 1:30-2:30 pm GMRC *122402-03 Apr 20-May 25 Fri 1:30-2:30 pm GMRC

TAI CHI YANG STYLE

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that helps promote health and well-being. The slow, graceful movements teach the practitioner to relax the body and the mind. This is a standing, all levels class. Ages: 14 and up $69 Resident, $85 Nonresident *$59 Resident, $75 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122401-01 Jan 10-Feb 21 Wed 4:30-6 pm LINK 122401-02 Feb 28-Apr 11 Wed 4:30-6 pm LINK *122401-03 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 4:30-6 pm LINK


Fitness & Wellness PILATES CLASSES

720.963.5366 or Lakewood.org/Fitness for class information and instructor bios. Classes for ages 14 and up unless otherwise noted. All classes held at Carmody Recreation Center unless otherwise noted. Class

Day

MAT PILATES

Session 1 & 2: $59 Resident, $75 Nonresident Session 3: $49 Resident, $65 Nonresident Pilates offers a system of conditioning, core strengthening and stretching to develop lean muscles, balance, strength and flexibility. Pilates promotes the mind-body connection and improves posture. * Held at Green Mountain Recreation Center ** Held at Link Recreation Center

SILVERSNEAKERS®, SILVER&FIT® and SENIOR ALL-ACCESS MEMBERS: Receive a 20 percent discount on any PILATES class

(excluding Senior Pilates, as discount is already included in the cost).

PILATES REFORMER

Session 1 & 2: $109 Resident, $129 Nonresident Session 3: $95 Resident, $115 Nonresident The Reformer integrates the resistance of springs and your natural core strength on a moving surface. The series of nonimpact exercise will increase strength, flexibility, balance and inner awareness of your body. INTRO TO PILATES REFORMER If you are a new registrant, register for a FREE intro class as well. The intro is a prerequisite for any Reformer classes.

Day Sat Wed Thu Fri Wed Thu Fri Sat Sat Mon Tue Wed Mon Tue Wed Sat

Time

Session 1 Jan 7-Feb 24

Session 2 Feb 25-Apr 14

Session 3 Apr 15-May 26

Tue* 9:30-10:30 am

122207-01

122207-06

122207-11

Tue

5:30-6:30 pm

122207-02

122207-07

122207-12

Thu

6:45-7:45 pm

122207-03

122207-08

122207-13

Fri** 10:15-11:15 am

122207-04

122207-09

122207-14

Sat

122207-05

122207-10

122207-15

122205-11 122205-12 122205-13 122205-14 122205-15 122205-16 122205-17 122205-18 122205-19 122205-20 122203-24 122203-25 122203-26 122203-27 122203-28 122203-29 122203-30 122203-31 122203-32 122203-33 122203-34 122203-35 122203-36 122203-37 122203-38

122205-21 122205-22 122205-23 122205-24 122205-25 122205-26 122205-27 122205-28 122205-29 122205-30 122203-47 122203-48 122203-49 122203-50 122203-51 122203-52 122203-53 122203-54 122203-55 122203-56 122203-57 122203-58 122203-59 122203-60 122203-61

9:30-10:30 am

Mon Noon-1 pm

SENIOR PILATES

Ages: 62 and up Session 1 & 2: $79 Resident, $99 Nonresident Session 3: $69 Resident, $89 Nonresident This class is specifically designed for older adults. Pilates is a series of non-impact exercises that will increase strength, flexibility and balance. The class will include some tools, matwork and work on the Reformer. Participants must be able to get on and off the Reformer without assistance.

Date Dec 16 Dec 27 Dec 28 Dec 29 Jan 3 Jan 4 Jan 5 Jan 6 Feb 10 Feb 12 Feb 13 Feb 14 Apr 2 Apr 3 Apr 4 Apr 7

If you have spinal conditions (such as herniated or prolapsed discs, spinal stenosis, spondylosis, etc.), osteoporosis, hip or knee replacement or are pregnant or have recently given birth, please contact us before beginning a class: 720.963.5366 or RenJon@Lakewood.org.

Time 10:30-11:30 am 1:15-2:15 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 7-8 am 1:15-2:15 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 8:15-9:15 am 10:30-11:30 am 10:30-11:30 am 6:30-7:30 pm 1:15-2:15 pm 8:15-9:15 am 6:30-7:30 pm 1:15-2:15 pm 8:15-9:15 am 10:30-11:30 am

Activity # 122201-01 122201-02* 122201-03 122201-04 122201-05* 122201-06 122201-07 122201-08 122201-09 122201-10 122201-11* 122201-12 122201-13 122201-14* 122201-15 122201-16

*Introduction to Pilates Reformer for Seniors.

Tue Tue Wed Wed Thu Thu Thu Fri Fri Mon

10:45-11:45 am Noon-1 pm 10:45-11:45 am Noon-1 pm 10:45-11:45 am Noon-1 pm 1:15-2:15 pm Noon-1 pm 1:15-2:15 pm 7-8 am

Mon Mon Mon Mon Mon Tue Tue Tue Tue Tue Wed Wed Thu Thu

8:15-9:15 am 9:30-10:30 am 3:15-4:15 pm 4:25-5:25 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 6-7 am 8:15-9:15 am 9:30-10:30 am 5:30-6:30 pm 6:45-7:45 pm 9:30-10:30 am 6:15-7:15 pm 6-7 am 8:15-9:15 am

122205-01 122205-02 122205-03 122205-04 122205-05 122205-06 122205-07 122205-08 122205-09 122205-10 122203-01 122203-02 122203-03 122203-04 122203-05 122203-06 122203-07 122203-08 122203-09 122203-10 122203-11 122203-12 122203-13 122203-14 122203-15

Thu

9:30-10:30 am

122203-16

122203-39

122203-62

Thu

4:25-5:25 pm

Thu Fri Fri Fri Sat

5:30-6:30 pm 6-7 am 7:05-8:05 am 8:15-9:15 am 8-9 am

122203-17 122203-18 122203-19 122203-20 122203-21 122203-22

122203-40 122203-41 122203-42 122203-43 122203-44 122203-45

122203-63 122203-64 122203-65 122203-66 122203-67 122203-68

Sat

9:15-10:15 am

122203-23

122203-46

122203-69

10:45-11:45 am

122202-01

122202-02

122202-03

PILATES RX

Session 1 & 2: $109 Resident $129 Nonresident Fri Session 3: $95 Resident, $115 Nonresident RX moves very slowly, gently getting body parts to move. This class will get you ready for a senior or regular Pilates class.

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Fitness & Wellness FIT PHYSICAL THERAPY

BOOT CAMP

LLC

Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation

GETTING YOU BACK IN THE GAME OF LIFE!!!

Offering solutions for your rehabilitation & pain management needs

• One – on – one treatment from a licensed Physical Therapist • Injury or post-op rehabilitation • Chronic pain • Aquatic therapy • Trigger point dry needling • Injury prevention • Sports performance • Custom bike fitting • Running/gait analysis • Hand therapy

Located in the Carmody Recreation Center & in the Charles Whitlock Recreation Center www.fitphysicaltherapy.com Call 303-409-2133 for an appointment *Most insurance accepted*

STRENGTH CLASSES

For more information call 303.987.4807 for Body Pump and 720.963.5366 for all other strength classes. FACILITY CLOSURES: No classes at Green Mountain Recreation Center May 14-18

BODY PUMP™

BodyPump™ is one of the fastest ways to get in shape. You’ll challenge all major muscle groups as you squat, press, lift and curl. Enjoy great music, energy and new choreography every season. Purchase a pass and attend any class listed below. $50 10-class pass, $7 Drop-in

January 2-May 27 Mon,Wed,Fri

5:30-6:30 am

CARM

Mon,Wed

5:35-6:35 pm

CARM

Tue, Thu

9:15-10:15 am

CARM

Tue

12:15-1:15 pm

CARM

Fri

9:15-10:15 am Beginner level class

CARM

Sat

8-9 am

CARM

Sun

9-10 am

CARM

Challenge yourself with this mix of interval training, plyometrics, speed and agility training. Ages: 14 and up $69 Resident, $85 Nonresident *$59 Resident, $75 Nonesident (5 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122513-01 Jan 9-Feb 22 Tue,Thu 5:30-6:30 am GMRC 122513-02 Jan 10-Feb 23 Wed, Fri 12:30-1:30 pm GMRC 122513-03 Feb 27-Apr 12 Tue,Thu 5:30-6:30 am GMRC 122513-04 Feb 28-Apr 13 Wed, Fri 12:30-1:30 pm GMRC *122513-05 Apr 17-May 24 Tue, Thu 5:30-6:30 am GMRC *122513-06 Apr 18-May 25 Wed, Fri 12:30-1:30 pm GMRC

PICKLEBALL AGILITY TRAINING

Class participants will gain agility, increase strength, balance, coordination, and joint stability. This class will not teach how to play pickleball, but will focus on applicable injury prevention and increasing enjoyment and safety of the sport for all levels. Ages: 14 and up $55 Resident, $65 Nonresident *$49 Resident, $59 Nonresident (6 week session) **$45 Resident, $55 Nonresident (5 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc LEVEL 1: Agility and balance moves will be performed on stable surfaces, and lateral movement will be introduced. Lower intensity and low impact cardio will be included. 122520-01 Jan 10-Feb 21 Wed 11:15 am-12:15 pm GMRC 122520-02 Feb 28-Apr 11 Wed 11:15 am-12:15 pm GMRC **122520-03 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 11:15 am-12:15 pm GMRC LEVEL 2: Take it up a notch!  Balance and lateral moves will be more challenging and may be on unstable surfaces. Cardio intensity is increased. 122520-04 Jan 8-Feb 19 Mon 9:30-10:30 am CWRC 122520-05 Feb 26-Apr 9 Mon 9:30-10:30 am CWRC *122520-06 Apr 16-May 21 Mon 9:30-10:30 am CWRC LEVEL 3: Challenging agility drills, balance, strength and coordination exercises. Unstable surfaces and props will be used and cardio intensity is increased to include interval training.   122520-07 Jan 7-Feb 18 Sun 10:45-11:45 am CWRC *122520-08 Feb 25-Apr 8 Sun 10:45-11:45 am CWRC *122520-09 Apr 15-May 20 Sun 10:45-11:45 am CWRC

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

This class teaches the principles of resistance training. Enjoy the camaraderie of a small group as you gain strength, conditioning, and body awareness. This is an all levels class although an Equipment Orientation or familiarity with resistance machines is required. Ages: 14 and up $85 Resident, $95 Nonresident *$75 Resident, $85 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122108-01 Jan 9-Feb 22 Tue,Thu 9-10 am CARM 122108-02 Feb 27-Apr 12 Tue,Thu 9-10am CARM *122108-03 Apr 17-May 24 Tue,Thu 9-10 am CARM

Check out the interactive version of this guide at Lakewood.org/CommunityConnection

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Fitness & Wellness TRX FOR BEGINNERS

TRX for Beginners teaches you the core principles of TRX while offering a great and challenging workout. TRX is whole body training that focuses on movement, not muscle, to challenge the entire body in every plane of motion. Ages: 14 and up $55 Resident, $65 Nonresident *$49 Resident, $59 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122131-01 Jan 8-Feb 19 Mon 10:15-11:15 am CWRC 122131-02 Feb 26-Apr 9 Mon 10:15-11:15 am CWRC *122131-03 Apr 16-May 21 Mon 10:15-11:15 am CWRC

FREE! INTRO TO TRX This class is an hour-long introduction to the basics of TRX exercises and is a requirement for new participants. Please wear comfortable clothing. Activity#

Date

Day

Time

Location

122125-01

Jan 2

Tue

6-7 pm

CWRC

122125-02

Jan 3

Wed

6-7 am

CARM

122125-03

Jan 5

Fri

9-10 am

GMRC

122125-04

Feb 20

Tue

6-7 am

CARM

122125-05

Feb 21

Wed

6-7 pm

CWRC

122125-06

Feb 23

Fri

10-11 am

GMRC

122125-07

Apr 10

Tue

6-7 am

CARM

322125-08

Apr 11

Wed

6-7 pm

CWRC

322125-09

Apr 13

Fri

10-11 am

GMRC

TRX CIRCUIT TRAINING

This is a high intensity circuit style class designed to quickly challenge you while building strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. If you are new to TRX training please register for a FREE Intro class as well. Ages: 14 and up $55 Resident, $65 Nonresident *$49 Resident, $59 Nonresident (6 week session) **$45 Resident, $55 Nonresident (5 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122130-01 Jan 7-Feb 18 Sun 8:15-9:15 am CARM 122130-02 Jan 8-Feb 19 Mon 5:30-6:30 am GMRC 122130-03 Jan 8-Feb 19 Mon 9-10 am CWRC 122130-04 Jan 9-Feb 20 Tue 6-7 pm CWRC 122130-05 Jan 10-Feb 21 Wed 5:30-6:30 am CARM 122130-06 Jan 12-Feb 23 Fri 5:30-6:30 am CARM 122130-07 Jan 12-Feb 23 Fri 9-10 am GMRC *122130-08 Feb 25-Apr 8 Sun 8:15-9:15 am CARM 122130-09 Feb 26-Apr 9 Mon 5:30-6:30 am GMRC 122130-10 Feb 26-Apr 9 Mon 9-10 am CWRC 122130-11 Feb 27-Apr 10 Tue 6-7 pm CWRC 122130-12 Feb 28-Apr 11 Wed 5:30-6:30 am CARM 122130-13 Mar 2-Apr 13 Fri 5:30-6:30 am CARM 122130-14 Mar 2-Apr 13 Fri 9-10 am GMRC *122130-15 Apr 15-May 20 Sun 8:15-9:15 am CARM **122130-16 Apr 16-May 21 Mon 5:30-6:30 am GMRC *122130-17 Apr 16-May 21 Mon 9-10 am CWRC *122130-18 Apr 17-May 22 Tue 6-7 pm CWRC *122130-19 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 5:30-6:30 am CARM *122130-20 Apr 20-May 25 Fri 5:30-6:30 am CARM **122130-21 Apr 20-May 25 Fri 9-10 am GMRC

GREEN MOUNTAIN FACILITY CLOSURE MAY 14-18

TRX FOR SENIORS

Similar in format to the traditional TRX class, TRX for Seniors emphasizes working at your own pace and ability. Modifications are utilized to ensure you get a safe, high quality workout. If you are new to TRX training please register for a FREE Intro class as well. Ages: 14 and up $55 Resident, $65 Nonresident *$49 Resident, $59 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122129-01 Jan 11-Feb 22 Thu 9-10 am CARM 122129-02 Jan 11-Feb 22 Thu 10:15-11:15 am CARM 122129-03 Mar 1-Apr 12 Thu 9-10 am CARM 122129-04 Mar 1-Apr 12 Thu 10:15-11:15 am CARM *122129-05 Apr 19-May 24 Thu 9-10 am CARM *122129-06 Apr 19-May 24 Thu 10:15-11:15 am CARM

RUNNERS FELDENKRAIS

Using Feldenkrais Movement through Awareness lessons, learn to run in a way that’s healthier, faster and more enjoyable, and also experience less stress, tension and stiffness in your daily life. This is an all levels class. Ages: 14 and up $45 Resident, $59 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122518-01 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 7-7:45 pm GMRC

WHOLE BODY GOLF

Using Feldenkrais Movement through Awareness lessons, learn to improve your swing, your game, and your score. Please bring a golf club. This is an all levels class. Ages: 14 and up $45 Resident, $59 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122516-01 Apr 18-May 23 Wed 1:15-2 pm GMRC

An instructor will guide you through a 30-minute strength session utilizing resistance tubes, weight plates and your own body weight. VISIT LAKEWOOD.ORG/FITNESS FOR PROGRAM DETAILS.

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Fitness & Wellness

Fitness & Wellness

GENERAL ADMISSION CLASSES

Jan 2-May 27

Included in all facility passes and punch cards. These classes are ongoing for the season but are subject to change or cancellation. Please contact the recreation center where the class is held for the most up-to-date schedule. Classes for ages14 and up.

BILINGUAL ZUMBA

Enjoy the party of Zumba, led by an instructor fluent in Spanish and English. Movements use a fusion of Latin Music to get participants moving, and have so much fun doing it, they forget they are working out!

CORE AND MORE

CARMODY RECREATION CENTER, 720.963.5360 Core and More

Tue

6-7 pm

Early Bird Mix

Tue,Thu

6-6:55 am

Fit Intensity

Mon,Wed

4:25-5:25 pm

Kickboxing

Tue

4:45-5:45 pm

Stretch

Tue,Thu

7-7:55 am

Mon

6:45-7:45 pm

Wed,Fri,Sat

9:15-10:15 am

Thu

6-7 pm

Sat

10:30-11:30 am

Zumba®

This demanding circuit class is designed to challenge the fit participant. Exercises will vary but will include aerobic and strength intervals with core exercises.

EARLY BIRD MIX

Start your day off on the right foot! One hour of aerobics, with a combination of step, low impact or intervals. Some resistance training, abdominal training and flexibility are included.

ESSENTRICS

This one-hour, dynamic, full-body low-impact workout will give you a perfect balance of strength and flexibility for a strong and agile body. Essentrics can help you gain strength, eliminate joint pain, improve posture, reduce back pain, improve balance, gain flexibility and, most importantly, have fun!

FIT INTENSITY

Formerly, Fit Happy Hour, this interval class is designed to offer cardio endurance, along with strength training to give participants a challenging but fun workout. Class will include abdominal work and stretching.

CHARLES WHITLOCK RECREATION CENTER, 303.987.4800 Wed

12:30-1:30 pm

Tue,Thu

4:45-5:45 pm

Essentrics

Tue, Thu

6-7 pm

Power Drums

Mon

4:15-5:15 pm

Power Training

Tue,Thu

6-7 am

Mon,Wed, Fri

5:30-6:30 pm

Sat

11 am-noon

Core and More

Zumba®

GREEN MOUNTAIN RECREATION CENTER, 303.987.7830

KICKBOXING

Energetic class that combines pre-choreographed movements from boxing with dynamic fun music to challenge you with a hard cardio workout.

Indoor Cycling * classes end May 12

INDOOR CYCLING

Using exercise bikes, cycle classes offer a non-impact cardio workout. Participants pedal their bikes along with the suggestions and cues of the instructor. Classes start with a warm-up and move on to cardio training by either increasing cadence or adding resistance. Class ends with a stretch!

Zumba®

Mon-Fri

5:30-6:20 am

*Mon, Wed

6-6:50 pm

*Tue, Thu

8:15-9 am

*Sat

7:05-7:50 am

Mon

10:15-11:15 am

Tue

5:15-6:15 pm

Sat

9:30-10:30 am

POWER DRUMS

This innovative program brings together a great workout with rhythmic drumming. Using drumsticks and a stability ball, this challenging fullbody workout makes you move, burns fat, improves concentration and increases energy!

POWER TRAINING

Your ultimate full-body workout with a mix of cardio, core and strength work using weights and equipment that will take your body to the next level and help you reach your fitness goals.

STRETCH

This class is an hour of stretching. This allows participants to do a variety of stretches for different muscle groups, using the extra time to hold the stretches longer for more benefit.

ZUMBA®

Zumba classes are taught by Zumba certified instructors. They have fast moving choreography that is fun, quick moving and challenging. Different instructors may teach with higher or lower impact and change music to appeal to their class participants.

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LAKEWOOD LINK RECREATION CENTER, 303.987.5400 Bilingual Zumba

Mon

5:30-6:30 pm

Want to learn how to use the workout equipment? Call to sign up for a FREE orientation at the recreation center you use. CARM 720.963.5360 | CWRC 303.987.4800 GMRC 303.987.7830 | LINK 303.987.5400

Look for more fitness classes on page 30. Nia and Dance Fitness have a dance base but are also fitness in nature. Information: 303.987.7845


Fitness Wellness Facility&Locations GENERAL ADMISSION CLASSES FOR OLDER ADULTS

Jan 2-May 27

Included in all facility passes and punch cards. These classes are ongoing for the season but are subject to change or cancellation. Please contact the recreation center where the class is held for the most up-to-date schedule. Classes for ages14 and up.

EARLY BIRD MIX

Instructor mixes low-impact aerobics with strength work, using dumbbells or bands. Instructor also offers abdominal exercises as well as a stretch at the end of the class.

ESSENTRICS RELEASE, REBALANCE & RESTORE

This is a slow, gentle, stretch and strengthening workout that focuses on increasing mobility, flexibility and balance while relieving pain.

FIT FOREVER/ FIT FOREVER STRENGTH

Aerobics: This low-impact class has the goal of improving cardio fitness and endurance; some strength and core work is included. Strength: This class helps participants increase muscle strength, improve posture, balance and flexibility.

FUNCTIONAL STRENGTH

Certified instructor leads participants using weights, bands and balls in gym or on track.

GZSPN™ PARKINSONS

CARMODY RECREATION CENTER, 720.963.5360 Senior Weight Machine Training

Mon,Wed

9:30-10:30 am 10:45-11:45 am

Functional Strength

Tue,Thu

10:15-11:15 am

Early Bird Mix

Tue,Thu

6-6:55 am

Essentrics

Wed

8-9 am

Fit Forever Aerobics

Mon, Fri

8-9 am

SilverSneakers® Cardio

Mon,Wed

11:45 am-12:45 pm

Mon,Wed,Fri

10:45-11:45 am

Tue,Thu

1:30-2:30 pm

SilverSneakers® Splash

Tue,Thu

9:15-10:15 am

SilverSneakers® Yoga

Mon,Wed

9:30-10:30 am

Fri

1:30-2:30 pm

Stretch

Tue,Thu

7-7:55 am

Zumba Gold®

Tue, Thu

8-9 am

SilverSneakers® Classic

CHARLES WHITLOCK RECREATION CENTER, 303.987.4800

GZ Parkinsons Foundation class for movement disorders and neurological deficits. Science based exercises for Parkinsons, MS, stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury and aging well.

Fit Forever

Mon,Wed

9-10 am

Fit Forever Strength

Tue, Thu

8:15-9:15 am

SENIOR CIRCUIT TRAINING

GZSPN™ Parkinsons

Mon

10:30-11:30 am

Senior Circuit

Fri

9-10 am

SilverSneakers® Classic

Mon,Wed,Fri

7:45-8:45 am

Silver Drums

Tue, Thu

noon-1 pm

SilverSneakers® Yoga

Tue, Thu

9:30-10:30 am

Tai Chi for Seniors

Wed

2-3 pm

Zumba Gold®

Sat

11 am-noon

This class is circuit training with exercises modified for older adults.

SENIOR WEIGHT MACHINE TRAINING

This class allows participants to learn a variety of strength training with the oversight of a certified instructor.

SILVERSNEAKERS® CARDIO

Get up and go with an aerobics class for you—safe, heart-healthy and gentle on the joints. The workout includes easy-to-follow low-impact movement, as well as upper-body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercises designed to energize your active lifestyle.

SILVERSNEAKERS® CLASSIC

GREEN MOUNTAIN RECREATION CENTER, 303.987.7830

This class is designed to increase strength, range of movement, agility, balance and coordination and to improve participant’s functional capacities, physical fitness level and sense of well-being.

Essentrics R, R & R

SILVER DRUMS

Mon

11:30 am-12:30 pm

Fri

10:15-11:15 am

Geared towards those 55 and up, this choreography will focus on strength, coordination and of course lots of smiling!

Fit Forever

Mon,Wed,Fri

9-10 am

GZSPN™ Parkinsons

Wed

11:50 am-1:10 pm

SILVERSNEAKERS® SPLASH

SilverSneakers® Classic

Tue,Thu

10:45-11:45 am

Indoor Cycling, Level 1

Tue,Thu

noon-12:50 pm

This class uses the water’s properties to enhance agility, range of motion and endurance.

SILVERSNEAKERS® YOGA

This class is designed to give participants the benefits of yoga, with breathing and flexibility work, using a chair for seated exercises as well as a balance tool for standing work.

TAI CHI FOR SENIORS

Tai Chi is a system of movements and positions believed to have been developed in 12th century China. Techniques aim to address the body and mind as an interconnected system and are traditionally believed to improve posture, balance, flexibility and strength.

ZUMBA GOLD®

An easy-to-follow class that lets you move to the beat at your own speed. Zumba Gold® is done at a lower intensity than Zumba® but is still an invigorating, community-oriented dance-fitness class.

LAKEWOOD LINK RECREATION CENTER, 303.987.5400 Essentrics R, R & R

Wed

11am-noon

Fit Forever

Mon-Thu

8:15-9:15 am

SilverSneakers® Classic

Mon,Wed

9:30-10:30 am

SilverSneakers® Yoga

Tue,Thu

9:30-10:30 am

Zumba Gold®

Fri

9-10 am

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Fitness Wellness Facility & Locations

Fitness & Wellness

BALANCE AND STRENGTH CLASSES FOR SENIORS

Information 303.987.4807

Information: Polly Zimmerman, 303.987.4807

FACILITY CLOSURES: No classes at Green Mountain Recreation Center May 14-18

COORDINATION AND BALANCE

This class will assist older adults by improving mobility and balance. Participants will engage in progressive exercises that will challenge strength and improve stability. Individually paced and taught by a certified balance instructor. Class is free for all SilverSneakers, Silver & Fit, and Senior All-Access members. Ages: 55 and up $49 Resident, $65 Nonresident *$39 Resident, $55 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122114-01 Jan 9-Feb 22 Tue,Thu 11am-noon CARM 122114-02 Jan 9-Feb 22 Tue,Thu 1:30-2:30 pm CARM 122114-03 Jan 9-Feb 22 Tue,Thu 2:30-3:30 pm CWRC 122114-04 Jan 9-Feb 22 Tue,Thu 11am-noon LINK 122114-05 Feb 27-Apr 12 Tue,Thu 11am-noon CARM 122114-06 Feb 27-Apr 12 Tue,Thu 1:30-2:30 pm CARM 122114-07 Feb 27-Apr 12 Tue,Thu 2:30-3:30 pm CWRC 122114-08 Feb 27-Apr 12 Tue,Thu 11am-noon LINK *122114-09 Apr 17-May 24 Tue,Thu 11am-noon CARM *122114-10 Apr 17-May 24 Tue,Thu 1:30-2:30 pm CARM *122114-11 Apr 17-May 24 Tue,Thu 2:30-3:30 pm CWRC *122114-12 Apr 17-May 24 Tue,Thu 11am-noon LINK

learning at LUNCH

See page 54 for details.

Jazzercise.com

We have Jazzercise® classes at Green Mountain Recreation Center and the Lakewood Link Recreation Center. For class information, please contact instructor Missy Ahr at 720.490.2279.

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The Tivity Health SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is specifically designed to encourage eligible members to increase their level of activity and motivate them to continue to be active. If you are Medicare eligible, check with your health-care provider to see if your plan qualifies you. This fitness and wellness program is designed for adults ages 62 and up. Annual pass $280 • 3-month pass $130 Annual pass for 2 people in a household $500 Membership can be paid in monthly installments

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Silver&Fit® is designed specifically to help older adults achieve better health through regular exercise and health education. Silver&Fit® is provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated. If you are Medicare eligible, check with your health-care provider to see if your plan qualifies you.

BENEFITS

N’BALANCE

This evidence-based program was designed from the kinetic principles of Fall Proof, a balance program created by California State University at Fullerton. Participants will have a pre-assessment, engage in a progressive 6-week program emphasizing key balance systems and finish with a postassessment. Class is free for all SilverSneakers, Silver & Fit, and Senior All-Access members. Ages: 55 and up $49 Resident, $65 Nonresident *$39 Resident, $55 Nonresident (6 week session) Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122107-01 Jan 8-Feb 21 Mon,Wed 1:30-2:30 pm CARM 122107-02 Feb 26-Apr 11 Mon,Wed 1:30-2:30 pm CARM *122107-03 Apr 16-May 23 Mon,Wed 1:30-2:30 pm CARM

• FREE admission to all four recreation centers • FREE general admission classes designed for you, no matter your fitness level. • FREE admission to most aqua fitness classes. • 20 percent discount on BodyPump™ and all registration fitness classes.

Free Orientations • Registration is required. Activity # Date Day Time 122110-01 Jan 10 Wed 11 am-noon 122110-02 Feb 14 Wed 11 am-noon 122110-03 Mar 14 Wed 11 am-noon 122110-04 Apr 11 Wed 11 am-noon 122110-05 May 9 Wed 11 am-noon 122110-06 Jan 11 Thu 3-4 pm 122110-07 Feb 15 Thu 3-4 pm 122110-08 Mar 15 Thu 3-4 pm 122110-09 Apr 12 Thu 3-4 pm 122110-10 May 10 Thu 3-4 pm 122110-09 Jan 12 Fri 1-2 pm 122110-10 Mar 16 Fri 1-2 pm 122110-11 May 11 Fri 1-2 pm 122110-11 Feb 14 Wed 3:30-4:30 pm 122110-12 Apr 11 Wed 3:30-4:30 pm

Location

CWRC CWRC CWRC CWRC CWRC CARM CARM CARM CARM CARM GMRC GMRC GMRC LINK LINK


Fitness Wellness Facility&Locations

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Outdoor BEAR CREEK LAKE PARK Park entrance: South off of West Morrison Road, a quarter mile east of C-470. All vehicles entering the park must have a daily pass or a BCLP annual pass. Park information: 303.697.6159 Program information and registration: 303.697.6159 or Lakewood.org/BCLPEvents

NATURALIST PROGRAMS Information: 303.697.6159

NATURALIST GUIDED NIGHT HIKES

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure, so leave those flashlights at home and hone your night vision as a park naturalist guides you along the trails of Lakewood’s Bear Creek Lake Park and surrounding green spaces. Keep in mind each one will average an hour and a half of walking and observing. We will meet at the visitor center unless otherwise noted. Don’t forget to dress appropriately for Colorado’s ever-changing weather. No dogs please. $2/person, park entrance fee is waived Registration Required. All registration closes the Monday preceding the hike. Activity # Date Day Time Loc Lunar Eclipse and Blue Moon 159945-01 Jan 31 Wed 5 pm BCLP Snow Full Moon Hike 159945-02 Feb 28 Wed 5 pm BCLP Shamrock Full Moon Hike 159945-03 Mar 31 Sat 7 pm BCLP Frog Returns Full Moon Hike 159945-04 Apr 29 Sun 7:30 pm STNHS Flower Full Moon Hike* 159945-05 May 29 Tue 8 pm WHGM * Meet at 1000 S. Rooney Road in the Rooney Road lot.

SENIOR NATURALISTS

This program is designed specifically for older adults. Participants will learn about the wildlife and natural history of the park through hands on education, programs and hikes. All programs are at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center unless otherwise noted. Ages: 55 and over $5/person/session, park entrance fee is waived Registration Required. Registration deadline is the Monday before each session. Activity # Date Day Time Session I-III 159920 Feb-Apr Wed 9-11 am Seed Saving Basics 159920-01 Feb 7 Wed 9-11 am Raptors of Bear Creek 159920-03 Mar 14 Wed 9-11 am Flight of the Butterflies 159920-02 Apr 11 Wed 9-11 am

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Outdoor Facility Locations BEAR CUBS

Join us for a program specially designed for children ages 3-5. Participants will explore their natural environment through stories, songs and interactive programs. Please meet at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center. Ages: 3-5 $5/person/session, park entrance fee is waived Registration Required. Registration deadline is the Monday before each session. Activity # Date Day Time Loc Sessions I-III 159921 Feb-Apr Thu 10-11 am BCLP Sights, Sounds and Colors of Winter 159921-01 Feb 8 Thu 10-11 am BCLP Babies of Bear Creek 159921-02 Mar 15 Thu 10-11 am BCLP Birds of Bear Creek 159921-03 Apr 12 Thu 10-11 am BCLP

SPECIAL EVENTS EARTH DAY PROJECT

Celebrate Earth Day by getting involved in stewardship projects throughout the park. Registration Deadline: April 18 Date Day Time Loc April 28 Sat 8:30am-noon BCLP

VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE 5-7 p.m., March 6 Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center This is your chance to give back to Lakewood’s open space parks! Attend our open house to learn about volunteer opportunities in the park. There are several areas of interest in which to volunteer. Come and find out what volunteering for Lakewood’s open space is all about!

WILDFLOWER HIKE AT WILLIAM FREDRICK HAYDEN PARK ON GREEN MOUNTAIN

Join the park naturalist and staff of the Bureau of Land Management as we explore the spring floral display of the park. Bring comfortable hiking shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather conditions. No dogs please. We will meet at the trailhead at Florida and Alameda. Registration required. Registration Deadline: May 9 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 159933 May 12 Sat 10 am WHGM

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R.I.S.E.

Recreation and Inclusion Services for Everyone, or R.I.S.E., is the City of Lakewood’s therapeutic recreation program for individuals with disabilities. We offer a variety of activities such as bowling, dances, community outings, overnight trips, recreation skill-building classes, Special Olympics and Unified Sports, a summer day programs called Camp Paha and Paha Adults in Transition and much more. For more information about the R.I.S.E. program, give us a call at 303.987.4869 R.I.S.E. Program Participation Guidelines: As with any recreation program, an appropriate level of independence, self-care and behavior is required from our participants. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide 1:1 supervision during any of our programs. R.I.S.E. staff does not provide hands-on, personal care to participants unless otherwise noted. If a participant requires additional assistance, a provider or parent may join the program at no cost except certain program expenses. For more information, please contact the R.I.S.E. program.

INCLUSION AND ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES

Lakewood Recreation welcomes individuals with disabilities into any of the programs and activities offered in the Community Connection catalog. In order to provide a successful experience, we invite you to call R.I.S.E. at 303-987-4869 or email marsno@lakewood.org to discuss any reasonable accommodations you may need at least two weeks before the program or activity is scheduled to begin. If you need a sign language interpreter, we request at least 72 hours’ notice. To register for programs, please call 303.987.4800 or go online to Lakewood.org/Recreation.

Are you a Lakewood resident in need of financial assistance with program fees? If so, see page 3 for details or visit Lakewood.org/PossibilitiesFund.

The registration deadline is

3 days prior to the activity unless otherwise noted.

Check out the interactive version of this guide at Lakewood.org/CommunityConnection

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R.I.S.E. ARTS CLASSES & EVENTS

Information: 303.987.4866

ADAM’S MYSTERY DINNER THEATER

Join us for a dangerously hilarious evening of fun and “whodunit” at Colorado’s only murder mystery dinner theater. This interactive performance will keep you guessing out loud until the very end! Dinner and transportation is provided. Ages: 18 and up $49 Resident, $65 Nonresident Registration Deadline: Feb 9 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 136301-01 Feb 23 Fri 5:30-9:30 pm CWRC

COLORADO HISTORY MUSEUM

Come along with us as we explore the history of our beautiful state of Colorado. Museum exhibits will spark your imagination. There is sure to be something for everyone. Please bring $5-$10 if you would like to get a snack at the Cafe! Transportation and supervision provided. Ages: 13 and up $25 Resident, $35 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 136303-01 Apr 7 Sat 1-4 pm CWRC

SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY OUTINGS

Information: 303.987.4866

R.I.S.E. DANCES

Come dance the night away every third Friday of the month. Fee includes DJ, snack and door prizes. No registration is required for these drop-in dances unless otherwise noted. Attendance limited to the first 175 people (not including chaperones). Ages 18 and over only! Ages: 18 and up $5 Resident, $5 Nonresident Theme Date Day Time Loc Superheroes Jan 19 Fri 7-9 pm CCC Sweetheart Feb 16 Fri 7-9 pm CCC St. Patty’s Mar 16 Fri 7-9 pm CCC Jimmy Buffett Apr 20 Fri 7-9 pm CCC Fiesta Dance May 18 Fri 7-9 pm CCC

NIGHT ON TOWN

Join us as we paint the town! We’ll enjoy dinner at a local sandwich place and hit an ‘older’ new release movie at a local Elvis Cinemas. Dinner and movie to be determined that evening. Transportation and supervision included. Ages: 16 and up $45 Resident, $59 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 136006-01 Jan 27 Sat 4:30-10 pm CWRC 136006-02 Apr 28 Sat 4:30-10 pm CWRC

NUGGETS BASKETBALL

Join us as we cheer on the Denver Nuggets to victory! We will enjoy a quick dinner before heading to the Pepsi Center. Bring your friends, your best Nuggets gear and get ready to cheer! Dinner and transportation provided. Limited to 9 participants. Ages: 16 and up $55 Resident, $69 Nonresident Registration deadline: Feb 25 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 136003-01 Mar 11 Sun 2-6:30 pm CWRC

COOPERATIVE PROGRAMMING

Information: 303.987.4867

GAME NIGHT

Join friends from the metro area for pizza, games and fun. You bring the skill, we provide the supervision. Newcomers are encouraged to join us and meet new friends. Pre-registration required; NO DROP INS PLEASE. Ages: 16 and up $15 Resident, $19 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 136004-01 Jan 12 Fri 5:30-8 pm LINK 136004-02 Feb 9 Fri 5:30-8 pm LINK 136004-03 May 11 Fri 5:30-8 pm LINK

SPECIAL OLYMPICS AND UNIFIED SPORTS

Information: 303.987.4867

UNIFIED BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Have a Unified Basketball team but nowhere to play? Join our Unified Basketball League! Teams play a six-to-eight game schedule beginning in February. A $100 deposit is needed at time of registration to hold your team’s spot in the league. Ages: 16 and up $225/team Registration Deadline: January 20 League # Date Day Time Loc 100100 Feb 3-March 31 Sat 9 am-1:30 pm CWRC

UNIFIED BASKETBALL TEAM

Want to play basketball but don’t have a team? Join ours! Learn basketball skills and brush up during our pre-season practices. Play in a six-to-eight week Unified Basketball League. Practices will run for three weeks starting January 13 from 9:30-11am. Please note: athletes and partners must attend at least one practice prior to league play. All abilities are welcome! Ages: 16 and up $50 Resident, $50 Nonresident Registration Deadline: Jan 20 Activity # Date Day Time Loc PRACTICES 136605-01 Jan 13-27 Sat 9-11:30 am CWRC LEAGUE PLAY 136605-01 Feb 3-Mar 31 Sat 9 am -1:30 pm CWRC

SPECIAL OLYMPICS BOWLING LEAGUE

Join us for Saturday morning bowling! This bowling league is for the beginner, casual or avid bowler. You bowl two games on a team of four bowlers. It is a great chance to work on your bowling skills and hang out with your friends. Please contact the Charles Whitlock Recreation Center front desk at 303.987.4800 to purchase a bowling pass for the season. Ages: 18 and up $102 17-Visit Bowling Pass Pass# Date Day Time Loc RB002 Jan 6-May 12 Sat 10 am-noon BBA (No bowling Feb 10, 17)

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R.I.S.E. The registration deadline is

3 days prior to the activity unless otherwise noted.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS BOWLING BANQUET

Come celebrate the end of the bowling league season at this Awards Luncheon. This event is for all R.I.S.E. Special Olympics bowling athletes and their families. Fee includes light breakfast, shirt and awards for bowlers only. Chaperones and guests may attend the banquet for $10 by registering separately by using activity #136402-02. Ages: 18 and up $20 Resident, $20 Nonresident (Early Bird pricing ends May 10) $30 Regular pricing May 11- May 19 Activity # Date Day Time Loc PARTICIPANT 136402-01 May 19 Sat 10am-noon CCC CHAPERONE/GUEST 136402-02 May 19 Sat 10am-noon CCC

SPECIAL OLYMPICS SWIMMING

Get ready for area competition in swimming. Must be able to swim a basic or modified stroke. These are not swim lessons. Lakewood will not be competing in state games this year. A t-shirt may be purchased for an additional $10 at the time of registration. Ages: 16 and up $65 Resident, $79 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 136602-01 Mar 7-May 9 Wed 6:15-8 pm GMRC

PRESEASON TRACK AND FIELD TRAINING

Come and train for the track and field season with these preseason fitness sessions, offered every Thursday in March. Sessions will include: stretching, agility, circuit and strength training. This training is strongly recommended for all track and field athletes. Ages: 16 and up $25 Resident, $25 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 136407-01 Mar 1-29 Thu 5:15-6:15 pm LINK

SPECIAL OLYMPICS TRACK /FIELD

Calling all athletes of all ability levels! Develop skill in both running and field events with 6 weeks of practice at Emory Track and Field, 1275 S Teller St. Need extra training? Look up our Preseason Track and Field Training in this season! Prepare yourself for the meet or just get in shape. Opportunities will be available to compete in area games. Lakewood will not be attending state games. Ages: 16 and up $55 Resident, $69 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 136603-01 Apr 5-May 10 Thu 5:30-7 pm EMORY

For individuals with disabilities, ages 6-17 Enjoy swimming, sports, games, nature, music, drama, arts and crafts and field trips—all in a safe, challenging and fun environment.

For individuals with disabilities, ages 18-25 In addition to fun, PAT focuses on skill building and independence, developing work skills, self-advocacy, safety and life skill development.

June 11-July 27 (no Camp Paha/PAT July 4) Location will be a Jeffco school in Lakewood

FEBRUARY 15

Register for Camp Paha or PAT.

Camp Paha and PAT details will be available in the Lakewood Camps brochure and online. To register, visit Lakewood.org/Paha. Camper scholarships are available through Friends of Paha (FriendsofPaha.org).

MAY 4

Required supplemental paperwork is due.

All Camp Paha campers and PAT participants must complete and return all required supplemental paperwork. Need some help or access to a printer? Call for options.

Lakewood.org/Paha | 303.987.4866

Friends of Paha

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Rock Climbing ROCK CLIMBING

Information: 720.963.5384

CLIMBING TEAM

Join the fun and excitement training and competing with other local youth climbers. All levels of climbers are welcome. Registration includes two nights of training per week at the Link Climbing Gym plus a team t-shirt. Participants at this level MUST know how to belay. Ages: 8-16 | $75 Resident, $89 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 130216-01 Jan 8-31 Mon,Wed 7-8:30 pm LINK 130216-02 Feb 5-28 Mon,Wed 7-8:30 pm LINK 130216-03 Mar 5-Apr 4 Mon,Wed 7-8:30 pm LINK 130216-04 Apr 9-May 2 Mon,Wed 7-8:30 pm LINK TEAM 4 SESSION DISCOUNT: $255 Resident, $295 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 330216-05 Jan 8-May 2 Mon,Wed 7-8:30 pm LINK (No Class Mar 26, 28)

ROCK STARS

Under the instruction of Lakewood’s experienced rock climbing staff, participants will learn basic techniques and advance their skills in a fun and noncompetitive environment. All gear is provided. Ages: 8-15 | $45 Resident, $59 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 130215-01 Jan 8-29 Mon 5:15-6:30 pm LINK 130215-02 Feb 5-26 Mon 5:15-6:30 pm LINK 130215-03 Mar 5-Apr 2 Mon 5:15-6:30 pm LINK 130215-04 Apr 9-30 Mon 5:15-6:30 pm LINK 130214-01 Jan 9-30 Tue 5:15-6:30 pm LINK 130214-02 Feb 6-27 Tue 5:15-6:30 pm LINK 130214-03 Mar 6-Apr 3 Tue 5:15-6:30 pm LINK 130214-04 Apr 10-May 1 Tue 5:15-6:30 pm LINK (No Class Mar 26, 27)

CLIFF HANGERS 1

They’ve been climbing trees, boulders, couches and counters, now it’s time for the Rock Wall! In a safe and comfortable environment, Lakewood’s trained and experienced rock climbing staff will teach your child the basic skills and techniques of rock climbing. All gear is provided. Ages: 3-4 | $39 Resident, $55 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 130203-01 Jan 9-30 Tue 4-5 pm LINK 130203-02 Feb 6-27 Tue 4-5 pm LINK 130203-03 Mar 6-Apr 3 Tue 4-5 pm LINK 130203-04 Apr 10-May 1 Tue 4-5 pm LINK 130203-13 Jan 11-Feb 1 Thur 5:30-6:30 pm LINK 130203-14 Feb 8-Mar 1 Thur 5:30-6:30pm LINK 130203-15 Mar 8-Apr 5 Thur 5:30-6:30 pm LINK 130203-16 Apr 12-May 3 Thur 5:30-6:30 pm LINK (No Class Mar 27, 29)

CLIFF HANGERS 2

Ages: 5-7 | $39 Resident, $55 Nonresident Activity # Date Day 130203-05 Jan 8-29 Mon 130203-06 Feb 5-26 Mon 130203-07 Mar 5-Apr 2 Mon 130203-08 Apr 9-30 Mon 130203-09 Jan 10-31 Wed 130203-10 Feb 7-28 Wed 130203-11 Mar 7-Apr 4 Wed 130203-12 Apr 11-May 2 Wed (No class Mar 26, 28)

Time 4-5 pm 4-5 pm 4-5 pm 4-5 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm

Loc LINK LINK LINK LINK LINK LINK LINK LINK

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Specialty Classes Facility Locations CPR PUBLIC

Climbing Party Gymnastics Party Pool Party Combo Party

Learn valuable life-saving information in this American Heart Association certification course. You’ll learn Adult, Child, and Infant CPR, how to use an AED (automatic external defibrillator) and First Aid. Taught by a City of Lakewood Personal Trainer and long-time American Heart CPR/First Aid trainer, the course will give you the knowledge and confidence to step up and help in emergency situations at home and in your community. Ages: 14 and up $40 Resident, $45 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 122305-01 Feb 11 Sun 1-4:30pm CARM

GUIDED MUSEUM TOURS

Explore Lakewood’s past with an hour-long guided tour. Stroll through historic Belmar Park, once home to The Denver Post heiress May Bonfils Stanton, as you learn about life in early Lakewood. An experienced guide will lead you through the museum’s historic structures such as the 1930s farmhouse and 1920s Country School. Tours leave the Visitor Center at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday beginning in March. Tours by appointment only in January and February. Ages: All ages Tour Guide: Varies Tour cost: $5/Adult, $4/Senior 65+, $3/Youth ages 3-12

STORYTIME

Enjoy a different group of themed stories each week, followed by a craft or activity at Lakewood Heritage Center! Activities are best suited for ages 0-5. Free, no registration needed. Sponsored by Belmar Library. Ages: All ages Every Wednesday, 10-11 am

HISTORICAL LUNCHEONS, LECTURES & TEAS Information: 303.987.7850

VICTORIAN QUILTS

303.987.7870 BirthdayParties@Lakewood.org

Lakewood.org/Birthdays

BABYSITTING

Information: 303.987.5448

AMERICAN RED CROSS BABYSITTING

This Training Certification Course prepares youth to safely and responsibly care for themselves and other children in the absence of parents or guardians. Please bring a sack lunch. Babysitter’s handbook and materials included in class fee. Note: CPR/First Aid certification is not included. Ages: 11 and up $99 Resident, $125 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 146001-02 Feb 3 Sat 9:30 am-5 pm LINK 146001-04 Apr 7 Sat 9:30 am-5 pm LINK 146001-05 May 12 Sat 9:30 am-5 pm LINK

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Join us for a show-and-tell escape into the world of early 20th century Victorian Quilts. View and touch embroidered, stuffed and crazy quilts from the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. Ages: All ages Presenter: Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum $20 Luncheon and Lecture registration price $12 Lecture-only registration price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177710-01 Feb 13 Tue 12-2 pm LHC 177710-1L Feb 13 Tue 12:45-2 pm LHC

PORTRAITS OF LAKEWOOD

Immerse yourself in the photography of the Lakewood area with Colorado native, teacher and professional photographer Dave Barry. Enjoy local images while learning how and where to snap great pictures. Ages: All ages Presenter: Dave Barry $20 Luncheon and Lecture registration price $12 Lecture-only registration price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 476114-02 Apr 10 Tue 12-2 pm LHC 476114-2L Apr 10 Tue 12:45-2 pm LHC


Specialty Classes Facility Locations ALL HANDS ON DECK TEA

This kid-specific mini tea party includes simple and fun hands-on activities that teach proper etiquette and manners. Boys and girls will love the interactive workshop while learning some everyday etiquette! Ages: 6-14 Instructor: Penelope Carlevato $25 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 179702-01 Apr 7 Sat 10:30 am-noon LHC

CRAFT-TEA

Join us for a fun pioneer craft or activity, followed by morning “tea” and snack with your little one! Activities are best suited for ages 3-12. $10 for participants ages 3-12, other attendees are free. Please call if you have any dietary restrictions. Ages: All ages $10 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 177720-01 Jan 27 Sat 11 am-noon LHC 177720-02 Feb 24 Sat 11 am-noon LHC 177720-03 Mar 24 Sat 11 am-noon LHC 177720-04 Apr 28 Sat 11 am-noon LHC 177720-05 May 26 Sat 11 am-noon LHC

THE ART OF AFTERNOON TEA

Learn how to host your own tea! Make sandwiches and tea from traditional recipes, and set the table before enjoying a full tea. All recipes and handouts available to take home. Ages: 15 and up Instructor: Penelope Carlevato $45 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 179703-01 May 5 Sat 1-4 pm LHC

BONFILS BIRTHDAY BASH

On the anniversary of May Bonfils’ birth, take a virtual photographic walk through her life in Belmar Mansion. Tea and cake will be served. Ages: 18 and up Presenter: Katy Lewis $10 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 179701-01 Apr 28 Sat 3-4 pm LHC

SIGN LANGUAGE

Information: 303.987.4867

SIGN LANGUAGE BEGINNER

In these classes, you will learn to fingerspell your own name, the alphabet and numbers as well as full words including colors, people, locations, foods, animals and much more. Skills are learned through games and activities. All abilities welcome! The required course book is included in the cost of the class. Ages: 14 and up $80 Resident, $94 Nonresident Registration deadlines: Jan 29- Session 01, Mar 30- Session 02 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 110704-01 Feb 1-Mar 15 Thu 7-8:30 pm WRC 110704-02 Apr 3-May 15 Tue 7-8:30 pm WRC

SIGN LANGUAGE INTERMEDIATE

Expand on previously learned vocabulary and add animals, nature, clothing, transportation and more. Skills are learned through games and activities. All abilities welcome! A course book may be purchased at the time of registration for $15. Ages: 14 and up $65 Resident, $79 Nonresident | $15 Sign Language Book Registration deadline: Apr 2 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 110705-01 Apr 5-May 17 Thu 7-8:30 pm WRC

SIGN LANGUAGE PRACTICE

Looking to expand your skills but just need a setting in which to practice? This class is for you! Cultivate your skills by signing sentences, stories and playing games. New vocabulary is taught as needed. A course book may be purchased at the time of registration for $15. Ages: 14 and up $65 Resident, $79 Nonresident | $15 Sign Language Book Registration deadlines: Feb 2- Session 01, Mar 30- Session 02 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 110706-01 Feb 7-Mar 21 Wed 7-8:30 pm WRC 110706-02 Apr 4-May 16 Wed 7-8:30 pm WRC

WOMEN’S ENRICHMENT

This is a fun, enriching and thought provoking group! Topics include women’s self-concept, assertive communication, boundaries, and selfcare. We will be discussing the book “The Dance of Anger” by Dr. Harriet Lerner. Previous participants have loved this group for its lively discussion, supportive environment, and meaningful connections. To register please call the Wilbur Rogers Center at 303.987.2490. Ages: 18 and up Instructor: Ann Brady, M.S., L.P.C. $50 Resident, $60 Nonresident Tuition assistance may be available on a limited basis. Date Day Time Loc Apr 5-May 17 Thur 6-7:15 pm WRC

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Specialty Classes COOKING BASICS FOR KIDS

Learn how fun and easy it is to prepare healthy meals all while learning the basics of cooking. We start with Breakfast meals, move onto Lunch, Supper and then Snacks. Learning how to read a recipe, create and eat our meal, clean up and etiquette are all topics that we will touch on every day. $25 food fee is included. Ages: 7-14 Instructor: Holly Causey $95 Early registration price, $100 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171851-01 Jan 8-Mar 19 Mon 4:30-6 pm LINK (No class Jan 15, Feb 19)

ASSISTANT CHEF

This class is perfect for young ones who are ready to assist do simple and easy tasks along with you in the kitchen. Instruction in kitchen safety, spreading, rolling, measuring, tearing and tossing and much more are taught in easy no bake recipes. $25 food fee is included. Ages: 4-6 Instructor: Holly Causey $55 Early registration price, $50 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171854-01 Apr 2-23 Mon 4:30-5:30 pm LINK

FANTASY FOODS

Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter, Green Eggs and Ham and so many stories have wonderful fantasy foods in them. The Yummies we make in this class will be based on the fantasy foods from different books and movies. Students will be asked to bring in ideas from their favorite stories. Ages: 6-14 Instructor: Holly Causey $55 Early registration price, $60 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 171853-01 Apr 30-May 23 Mon 4:30-6 pm LINK

CREATIVE WRITING

There are all types of creative writing genres: creative non-fiction, imagined narratives, short stories, poetry or prose; fictional tales, or accounts of travels. Use your imagination, descriptions, dialogue, unfolding plots, and interesting characterizations to explore your creative writing pursuits. Everyone will be encouraged to share their work with the class for positive feedback. Age: 18 and up Instructor: Troy Seate $80 Early registration price, $85 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 178004-01 Jan 8- Feb 26 Mon 6:30-8 pm LCC 178004-02 Mar 5-Apr 9 Mon 6:30-8 pm LCC (No class Jan 15, Feb 19)

WRITING PERSONAL HISTORY

Do you have a story to tell? Your own story, that of a friend, a parent or family member? Personal histories, often called life stories, include memoirs, autobiographies, and narratives about individuals or families. Writing from personal voice and perspective, writers often use description, photos, documents, and interviews. Bring your notes, recollections, photos, your perspectives, and learn techniques for writing. Age: 18 and up Instructor: Troy Seate $80 Early registration price, $85 Regular price Activity # Date Day Time Loc 178002-01 Apr 16-May 21 Mon 6:30-8 pm LCC

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learning at LUNCH

FREE FOR SILVERSNEAKERS®, SENIOR ALL ACCESS AND SILVER & FIT $2 Resident, $2 Nonresident. Registration required. Ages 55 and up

LINK RECREATION CENTER, 1295 S. Reed St. Fridays, 12:30-2 p.m. | Information: 720.963.5362

JAN 19 | Activity# 122303-01 “Connecting neighbors to help seniors thrive” presented by A Little Help; non-profit organization. Learn how you can get involved connecting with your neighbors with such services as transportation, yard work, friendly visits, handy work and much more. FEB 16 | ACTIVITY# 122303-02 “Health behavior changes: Easier said than done “ by Andrea BonWilson of Centura Health. As our health changes it is not always easy to make the necessary adjustments. Learn some techniques to overcome our barriers. MAR 16 | ACTIVITY# 122303-03 “Taking the stress out of downsizing” – a panel of speakers organized by Spectrum Retirement including a realtor, and an attorney. Realtor will discuss ideas on downsizing. Attorney will discuss different aspects of life changes including advance directives and power of attorney APR 20 | ACTIVITY# 122303-04 “The aging spine” presented by Dr. Jones from Lutheran Medical Center. As we age, so do our spines. The natural process of the deteriorating spine can lead to pain, stiffness and functional decline. Learn about spine health and preventative measures to keep your spine healthy and strong.

CLEMENTS COMMUNITY CENTER, 1580 Yarrow St. Fridays, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Information: 303.987.4823 JAN 12 | Activity# 580430-01 “Connecting neighbors to help seniors thrive” presented by A Little Help, nonprofit organization. Learn how you can get involved connecting with your neighbors with such services as transportation, yard work, friendly visits, handy work and much more. FEB 9 | ACTIVITY# 580430-02 “Health behavior changes: Easier said than done “ by Andrea BonWilson of Centura Health. As our health changes it is not always easy to make the necessary adjustments. Learn some techniques to overcome our barriers. MAR 9 | ACTIVITY# 580430-03 “The levels of care in senior living” presented by Spectrum Retirement. Learn about the different levels of care and options available today. APR 13 | ACTIVITY# 580430-04 “The aging spine” presented by Dr. Jones from Lutheran Medical Center. As we age, so do our spines. The natural process of the deteriorating spine can lead to pain, stiffness and functional decline. Learn about spine health and preventative measures to keep your spine healthy and strong.


Sports/Leagues ADULT SPORTS LEAGUES

303.987.4806 or EriGav@Lakewood.org

General information regarding our leagues is listed below. • Individuals can be placed on an interest list but are not guaranteed play. • Leagues are available for both recreational and competitive players. • The minimum age requirement for all adult leagues is 18. 

BASKETBALL

Information: 303.987.4806

WINTER/SPRING BASKETBALL LEAGUES

Teams in the winter/spring adult basketball leagues will play a 14 game regular season plus an end-of-season tournament. The league fee is $775 per team and a $400 deposit is needed at time of registration to hold a team’s spot in a league. Visit Lakewood.org/BasketballLeagues for more information. Registration deadline: Dec 30. LEAGUE DATES: early January through April  Level Day Time Loc League # Men’s Recreational Tue 6:30-10:30 pm CWRC 100001 Men’s Recreational Thu 6:30-10:30 pm CWRC 100004 Men’s Rec/Comp Wed 6:30-10:30 pm CWRC 100002 Men’s Competitive Thu 6:30-10:30 pm CWRC 100003

VOLLEYBALL

Information: 303.987.4806

WINTER/SPRING ADULT VOLLEYBALL LEAGUES

The winter adult volleyball leagues offer a 14-match schedule, followed by an end-of-season tournament to determine the league champion. The team fee is $425, with a $200 deposit needed at time of registration to hold a team’s spot in a league. Visit www.lakewood.org/volleyballleagues for more information. Registration deadline: Dec 30. LEAGUE DATES: early-January through April Level Day Time Loc League # Women’s A Mon 6:30-9:30 pm CWRC 100201 Women’s BB Mon 6:30-9:30 pm CWRC 100202

RACQUETBALL

Information: 303-987-4806

WINTER ADULT RACQUETBALL LEAGUES  

The winter racquetball leagues offer an 8-match flex schedule beginning in early January. Players will be assigned 8 match opponents, players are responsible for setting up their own match day/time. Players have 8 weeks to play their 8 match opponents. Matches can be played at either Green Mountain Rec Center, or Charles Whitlock Rec Center. Players must consent to have contact information shared with league participants at time of registration. Visit Lakewood.org/AdultRacquetball for more information. Ages: 18 and up $40 per league Registration deadline: December 30. Levels: Coed Competitive (A/B) Coed Upper Rec (B/C), Coed Lower Rec (C/D)

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Sports/Leagues SENIOR SPORTS LEAGUES

SOFTBALL

Information: 303.987.4806

SPRING/SUMMER ADULT SOFTBALL LEAGUES  

The spring/summer adult softball leagues feature a unique 14-game schedule, followed by league tournaments for all teams. A $400 deposit is due at time of registration to hold a team’s spot in a league. Visitfor more information. Registration deadline: April 14 Fee: $750/team   Day

Date

Time

Location

Mon

Apr 23- Aug 13

6:15-10:15 pm

LKWD #3

110003

Tue

Apr 24-Aug 14

6:15-10:15 pm

LKWD #3

110007

Thu

Apr 26-Aug 16

6:15-10:15 pm

LKWD #3

110011

Thu

Apr 26-Aug 16

6-8 pm

ADD #2 & #3

110009

Mon

Apr 23-Aug 13

6:15-10:15 pm

LKWD #1

110004

Tue

Apr 23-Aug 13

6:15-10:15 pm

LKWD #1

110006

Mon

Apr 23-Aug 13

6:15-10:15 pm

LKWD #2

110002

Tue

Apr 24-Aug 14

6:15-10:15 pm

LKWD #2

110005

Wed

Apr 25-Aug 15

6:15-10:15 pm

LKWD #2

110008

Thu

Apr 26-Aug 16

6:15-10:15 pm

LKWD #2

110010

League #

Men’s Rec Lower

Men’s Rec Upper

Coed Recreational

COLORADO SENIOR SOFTBALL ASSOICATION LEAGUES  

Join our group of active older adults, ages 50 and up, as they participate in league play offered through the Colorado Senior Softball Association. Teams practice on Lakewood fields, while games are played in Lakewood and various fields throughout the front-range. Visit ColoradoSeniorSoftball.us for more information. Level 70+ 50+

Date Apr-Aug Apr-Aug

Game Day Mon Wed

Time 9 am-noon 9 am-noon

Location TBD TBD

RACQUETBALL

Information: 303.987.4806

SPRING ADULT RACQUETBALL LEAGUES  

The spring racquetball leagues offer an 8-match flex schedule beginning in early March. Players will be assigned 8 match opponents, players are responsible for setting up their own match day/time. Players have 8 weeks to play their 8 match opponents. Matches can be played at either Green Mountain Rec Center, or Charles Whitlock Rec Center. Players must consent to have contact information shared with league participants at time of registration. Visit Lakewood.org/AdultRacquetball for more information. Ages: 18 and up $40 per league Registration deadline: February 24. Levels: Coed Competitive (A/B) Coed Upper Rec (B/C), Coed Lower Rec (C/D)

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VOLLEYBALL COLORADO SENIOR VOLLEYBALL ASSOCIATION LEAGUES

Join our group of active adults, ages 50 and up, as they participate in league play offered through the Colorado Senior Volleyball Association. Teams practice at the Charles Whitlock Recreation Center, while games are played at Whitlock and various recreation centers throughout the frontrange. Visit csva.org for more information. Level Date Game Day Time Loc 50+ Jan-March Wed TBD TBD

ADULT SPORTS FENCING

Information: 303.987.7842

BEGINNING FENCING

This introduction to the Olympic sport of Foil Fencing includes a history of fencing, weapons and basic fencing technique and strategy. We teach competition in a safe and fun environment. Participants will end the class with a tournament competing against their peers. The class is for beginners and those from other beginning classes who are interested in furthering their foil skills. A $25 fee will be collected at the first class for a personal fencing glove (which each student can keep), insurance and maintenance of the other fencing equipment. Ages: 12 and up $75 Resident, $89 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 114201-01 Feb 21-Apr 11 Wed 7-8:30 pm LINK 114201-02 Apr 25-Jun 13 Wed 7-8:30 pm LINK

TAE KWON DO FOOTHILLS TAE KWON DO AT CWRC      

This program teaches a traditional Tae Kwon Do program as an art form to encourage family participation. The benefits include exercise, concentration, self-control, self-confidence and self-defense. Instructors are affiliated with the US TKD Federation and instruct in accordance with guidelines set by General Choi, Hong Hi, the Father of Tae Kwon Do. Ages: 8 and up $39 Resident, $55 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 150108-01 Jan 2-30 Tues, Thur 7:15-8:45 pm CWRC 150108-02 Feb 1-27 Tues, Thur 7:15-8:45 pm CWRC 150108-03 Mar 1-22 Tues, Thur 7:15-8:45 pm CWRC 150108-04 Apr 3-26 Tues, Thur 7:15-8:45 pm CWRC 150108-05 May 1-31 Tues, Thur 7:15-8:45 pm CWRC (No class March 27 and 29)


Sports/Leagues Facility Locations TAE KWON DO AT GMRC

Information: 303-987-7834 Learn a Korean form of martial arts, promoting perseverance, coordination, and mental and physical discipline, all while learning selfdefense based on jiu jitsu, hapkido and judo principles. Earn your ranking through the Moo Duk Kwan Tae Kwon Do Association. Classes include students of all levels, from beginner through advanced. Ages: 6 and up 1 day/week: $39 Resident, $49 Nonresident 2 day/week: $69 Resident, $89 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 150100-01 Jan 2-25 Tue 6:30-7:45 pm GMRC Thu 7:30-8:45 pm GMRC 150100-02 Jan 30-Feb 22 Tue 6:30-7:45 pm GMRC Thu 7:30-8:45 pm GMRC 150100-03 Feb 27-Mar-22 Tue 6:30-7:45 pm GMRC Thu 7:30-8:45 pm GMRC 150100-04 Apr 3-26 Tue 6:30-7:45 pm GMRC Thu 7:30-8:45 pm GMRC 150100-05 May 1-31 Tue 6:30-7:45 pm GMRC Thu 7:30-8:45 pm GMRC (No class Mar 27-29, May 15-17)

TAE KWON DO AT THE LINK

Information: 303-987-7834 The benefits of Tae Kwon Do include discipline, strength, balance, coordination, self-confidence and much more. Learn beginning to expert techniques in self-defense, forms, sparring, board/concrete breaking and weapons! Earn your rank through the Moo Duk Kwan Tae Kwon Do Association. Classes include students of all levels, from beginner through advanced. Participants can choose from 1, 2, or 3 days per week. Ages: 6 and up 1 day/week: $35 Resident, $45 Nonresident 2 days/week: $59 Resident, $75 Nonresident 3 days/week: $79 Resident, $99 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 150101-01 Jan 2-27 Tue,Thu 6:30-7:30 pm LINK Sat 9:15am-10:15am 150101-02 Jan 30-Feb 24 Tue,Thu 6:30-7:30 pm LINK Sat 9:15am-10:15am 150101-03 Feb 27-Mar 24 Tue,Thu 6:30-7:30 pm LINK Sat 9:15am-10:15am 150101-04 Apr 3-28 Tue,Thu 6:30-7:30 pm LINK Sat 9:15am-10:15am 150101-05 May 1-26 Tue,Thu 6:30-7:30 pm LINK Sat 9:15am-10:15am (No Class Mar 27-31)

Volunteer Coaches needed FOR OUR YOUTH SPORTS SECTION! PATIENT AND POSITIVE A weekly time commitment from you provides a lifetime of memories for the kids. Practices are one day a week with games on Saturdays. Each season lasts eight weeks. No prior coaching experience is required. Hands-on training, coaching certification, coaches meeting, drills, games and ideas for practices are all provided before and during the season. All sports equipment is provided. Discounts for future seasons are offered upon successful completion of a season!

LEAD. INSPIRE. MOTIVATE. For more information, please call 303.987.4806. Visit Lakewood.org/YouthSports to download the volunteer coach application. A background check is required.

Drop in to play pickleball, America’s fastest growing sport!

Visit Lakewood.org/Pickleball for schedules.

Check out the interactive version of this guide at Lakewood.org/CommunityConnection

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Sports/Leagues Facility Locations YOUTH SPORTS YOUTH SPORTS LEAGUES

Information: 303.987. 4806

The co-ed leagues provide the opportunity to learn and develop fundamental skills in a safe, fun and noncompetitive environment. Participants will receive instruction on basic skills and rules of the game during practice sessions and be offered game time to utilize techniques.

WINTER BASKETBALL LEAGUES

League Dates: January 8-March 3 Practice: All age groups will practice at Carmody Recreation Center Games: Saturday’s beginning January 20. Game times vary. Game location(s): 4/5 Coed, 6/7 Coed, 8/9 Boys and Girls are held at Carmody Recreation Center. 10/12 Girls & Boys are held at Green Mountain Recreation Center. Early Registration discount through January 1 $99 Resident, $125 Nonresident Full price as of January 2 $119 Resident, $145 Nonresident Registration Deadline: January 5 *Game schedules will be posted at Lakewood.org/YouthSports Practice Time 4-4:30 pm 5-5:30 pm 6-6:30 pm

WINTER YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE Mon Tue Wed Ages 4-5 COED 154102-01 Navy 154102-02 154102-03 Green Red 154102-04 154102-05 Purple Lime Ages 6-7 COED

4-4:45 pm

154103-01 Navy

5-5:45 pm

154103-02 Green

7-7:45 pm

6-6:45 pm

154103-03 Red 154103-04 Purple 154103-05 Sapphire

6-6:45 pm

5-5:45 pm

154103-07 Maroon

Ages 8-9 BOYS 154104-01 Navy 154104-02 154104-04 Green Purple

7-7:45 pm

154103-09 Gold

154104-06 Gold

6-6:45 pm 7-7:45 pm 4-4:45 pm

Ages 8-9 GIRLS 154106-01 Royal

154105-05 Red

5-5:45 pm 6-6:45 pm 7-7:45 pm

154106-02 Green Ages 10-11 GIRLS

4-4:45 pm

154102-06 Yellow

154103-10 Royal 154103-11 Lime 154103-12 Yellow

154104-05 Lime

Ages 10-11 BOYS 154105-03 154105-04 Lime Purple

5-5:45 pm

Thu

154106-03 Red

154104-08 Royal

154105-06 Yellow

154106-04 Purple

154107-03 Orange

5-5:45 pm 6-6:45 pm

154107-01 Sapphire

7-7:45 pm

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154107-02 Yellow

154107-04 Lime

OUTDOOR SPRING SOCCER LEAGUES

League Dates: March 12-May 12 Practice: All age groups will practice at the Carmody Middle School Fields *There will be no practices/games during Jefferson Counties’ Spring Break (March 26 – 31)  Games: Saturdays beginning March 24 at the Carmody Middle School Fields Early Registration discount through March 5 $99 Resident, $125 Nonresident Full price as of March 6 $119 Resident, $145 Nonresident Registration Deadline: March 9 Game schedules will be posted at Lakewood.org/YouthSports OUTDOOR YOUTH SPRING SOCCER LEAGUE Practice Time Mon Tue Wed Thu Ages 3-4 154802-01 154802-07 154802-19 4-4:30 pm Red Gold Charcoal 154802-03 154802-09 154802-15 154802-21 Navy Sapphire Yellow Grey 5-5:30 pm 154802-04 154802-16 154802-22 Green Maroon Chocolate 154802-05 154802-11 154802-17 154802-23 Purple Royal Kiwi Sky Blue 6-6:30 pm 154802-06 154802-12 154802-18 154802-24 Lime Orange Tex Orange Dark Green Ages 5-6 154803-01 154803-11 154803-20 4-4:45 pm Red Lime Maroon 154803-05 154803-13 154803-22 154803-31 Yellow Gold Royal Charcoal 5-5:45 pm 154803-06 154803-23 154803-32 Navy Orange Sky Blue 154803-07 154803-16 154803-26 154803-34 Green Sapphire Kiwi Red 6-6:45 pm 154803-08 154803-27 154803-35 Purple Tex Orange Orange Ages 7-9 154804-01 4-4:45 pm Dark Green 154804-02 154804-12 Red Gold 154804-08 154804-18 5-5:45 pm Purple Maroon 154804-03 154804-13 Yellow Silver 154804-04 Navy 154804-10 154804-14 154804-20 6-6:45 pm Lime Sapphire Orange 154804-05 Green Ages 10-12 154805-07 4-4:45 pm Red 154805-01 154805-06 154805-03 5-5:45 pm Orange Yellow Lime 154805-02 154805-04 6-6:45 pm Purple Royal

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Facility Sports/Leagues Locations MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS PROGRAMS (MSSP)

Information: 303.987.5404

In these recreational middle school sports leagues for students at Alameda, Carmody, Creighton, and Dunstan, participants will be taught the basic fundamentals and rules of the game. It will also teach sportsmanship to each individual athlete. Games and practices are held right after school. All transportation will be provided by Lakewood Rides. Ages: 11-15 $100 resident flat fee (includes team shirt) For financial assistance visit Lakewood.org/PossibilitiesFund

ALAMEDA MSSP

Sport Girls 7th Basketball Boys 7th Basketball Girls 8th Basketball Boys 8th Basketball Soccer (co-ed) Track and Field (co-ed)

CARMODY MSSP

Sport Girls 7th Basketball Boys 7th Basketball Girls 8th Basketball Boys 8th Basketball Soccer (co-ed) Track and Field (co-ed)

CREIGHTON MSSP

Sport Girls 7th Basketball Boys 7th Basketball Girls 8th Basketball Boys 8th Basketball Soccer (co-ed) Track and Field (co-ed)

DUNSTAN MSSP

Sport Girls 7th Basketball Boys 7th Basketball Girls 8th Basketball Boys 8th Basketball Soccer (co-ed) Track and Field (co-ed)

Activity # 153004-01 153004-02 153004-03 153004-04 153004-05 153004-07

Date Jan 17-Mar 14 Jan 16-Mar 15 Jan 17-Mar 14 Jan 16-Mar 15 Mar 19-May 16 Mar 20-May 17

Day Mon,Wed Tue,Thu Mon,Wed Tue,Thu Mon,Wed Tue,Thu

Activity # 153001-01 153001-02 153001-03 153001-04 153001-06 153001-07

Date Jan 17-Mar 14 Jan 16-Mar 15 Jan 17-Mar 14 Jan 16-Mar 15 Mar 19-May 16 Mar 20-May 17

Day Mon,Wed Tue,Thu Mon,Wed Tue,Thu Mon,Wed Tue,Thu

Activity # 153002-01 153002-02 153002-03 153002-04 153002-06 153002-07

Date Jan 17-Mar 14 Jan 16-Mar 15 Jan 17-Mar 14 Jan 16-Mar 15 Mar 19-May 16 Mar 20-May 17

Day Mon,Wed Tue,Thu Mon,Wed Tue,Thu Mon,Wed Tue,Thu

Activity # 153003-01 153003-02 153003-03 153003-04 153003-06 153003-07

Date Jan 17-Mar 14 Jan 16-Mar 15 Jan 17-Mar 14 Jan 16-Mar 15 Mar 19-May 16 Mar 20-May 17

Day Mon,Wed Tue,Thu Mon,Wed Tue,Thu Mon,Wed Tue,Thu

Check out the interactive version of this guide at Lakewood.org/CommunityConnection

VOLLEYBALL

Information: 303.987.5404

WINTER INDOOR VOLLEYBALL

Come and play in our co-ed recreational league. Players sign up for the practice day and time of their choice. This league offers instruction for all skill levels and abilities. Practices are held twice a week at Green Mountain Recreation Center or Charles Whitlock Recreation Center depending on the day and time of choice. All games will be played at CWRC on Saturdays. League dates: January 8-March 9 Early registration discount through Friday, January 5 $115 Resident, $139 Nonresident Full price starts on January 6 $139 Resident, $159 Nonresident GRADES 2-5 Activity # 151711-01 151711-02

Date Jan 8-Mar 7 Jan 9-Mar 8

Day Time Mon,Wed 4-5 pm Tue,Thu 4:15-5:15 pm

Loc GMRC GMRC

GRADES 6-8 Activity # 151712-01 151712-02 151712-03 151712-04

Date Jan 9-Mar 8 Jan 8-Mar 7 Jan 9-Mar 8 Jan 8-Mar 7

Day Time Tue,Thu 5:15-6:15 pm Mon,Wed 4:15-5:15 pm Tue,Thu 4:15-5:15 pm Mon,Wed 5:15-6:15 pm

Loc GMRC CWRC CWRC CWRC

HIGH SCHOOL INDOOR VOLLEYBALL

Come practice and play on Wednesday night this winter! All high school age players are welcome. Practices will take place from 6:30-7:15 p.m. and games will be played from 7:15-8:30 p.m. Coaching will be available for all players throughout the winter during practices and games. There will be no Saturday games for this league. League dates: January 10-March 7 Early registration discount through Friday, January 5 $105 Resident, $129 Nonresident Full price starts on January 6 $125 Resident, $149 Nonresident GRADES 9-12 Activity # Date Day Time Loc 151713-01 Jan 10-Mar 7 Wed 6:30-8:30 pm CWRC

CARA VOLLEYBALL

This is a coed league for all skill levels and abilities. Players will be placed on teams according to their skill level during the first week of practice. Practices will be twice a week and include Saturday tournaments throughout the Denver Metro area. League Dates: March 12-May 31 Tournaments: Saturdays, dates may vary by team and skill level. Early Registration discount through March 8 $125 Resident, $159 Nonresident Full price as of March 9 $145 Resident, $179 Nonresident Registration deadline: March 10 Grade Activity # Date Day Time Loc 2-4 151706-01 Mar 13-May 31 Tue,Thu 4:30-6 pm CWRC 5-6 151706-02 Mar 13-May 31 Tue,Thu 4:30-6 pm CWRC 7-8 151706-03 Mar 12-May 30 Mon,Wed 4:30-6 pm CWRC 9-12 151706-04 Mar 12-May 30 Mon,Wed 4:30-6 pm CWRC

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Sports/Leagues Facility Locations YOUTH SPORTS

GYMNASTICS CLASSES

Information: 720.963.5384

TAE KWON DO

Recommended Attire: Leotard (girls) or shorts and T-shirt and bare feet. Long hair must be pulled back away from face.

Information: 303-987-7834

KINDER KICKS AT THE LINK

This class is an introduction to Martial Arts for kids 3 to 5 years of age. The instructor will teach Tae Kwon Do with a focus on fun and exercise. The student will leave the class with the basic knowledge of commands and form. Ages: 3-5 $29 Resident, $39 Nonresident Activity # Date Day Time Loc 150106-01 Jan 6-27 Sat 9:15-10:15 am LINK 150106-02 Feb 3-24 Sat 9:15-10:15 am LINK 150106-03 Mar 3-24 Sat 9:15-10:15 am LINK 150106-04 Apr 7-28 Sat 9:15-10:15 am LINK 150106-05 May 5-26 Sat 9:15-10:15 am LINK

FREE!

Denver Nuggets Skills Challenge Check in: 2-2:30 p.m. | Event Starts: 2:30 p.m.

Carmody Recreation Center , 2200 S. Kipling Street

Boys and Girls Ages 6-13

5 and under can participate but are not eligible to advance to sectionals.

Participants compete in dribbling, passing and shooting, with the chance to advance to sectional and state final events. Participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and complete a local entry form prior to participating. Activity #154904-01

To register or for more information, please call 303.987.4806. Visit Lakewood.org/YouthSports

KANGAROOS (AGES 18 MOS.-3)

This class gives children their first exposure to our structured gymnastics classes. Children will use assorted mats, low and high beams, rings, PreSchool bars, tumble trampoline, and more. The class ends with 10 minutes of free play/gym exploration and requires one parent/caregiver per child.

TINY TUMBLERS (AGES 2 ½-4)

This class introduces toddlers to the concepts of following directions and being in a class all on their own! Children enjoy jumping, rolling and learning pre-school level gymnastics skills.

LITTLE LEAPERS (AGES 4-5)

Children enjoy weekly themed activities, navigating gymnastics obstacle courses and continuing basic skill progressions. Children begin to develop strength and agility while learning the basics of gymnastics in a fun environment.

KARTWHEEL KIDS (AGES 5-7)

January 28, 2018

First 20 registered participants are entered for a chance to win a free gift!

DROP-IN TOTS IN ACTION (AGES WALKING-6)

Enjoy playing on various pieces of gymnastics equipment, sliding, ball play and various gymnastics activities. This is a drop-in class (no registration). For gym safety and the enjoyment of everyone, there is a maximum capacity of 18 Tots per class. Trained staff will supervise and assist skills, but does not provide structured activities.

er t s i Reg day! To ree! F It’s

This is a beginning gymnastics class and an introduction to basic tumbling and gymnastics skills. Students will be introduced to a progression of rolls, handstands and cartwheels along with basic beam, bar and vault skills using gymnastics equipment. No prior gymnastics experience necessary for this class.

BRONZE FLIPS 1 (AGES 7-12)

This is a beginning gymnastics class and an introduction to basic tumbling and gymnastics skills. Students will be introduced to a progression of rolls, handstands and cartwheels along with basic beam, bar and vault skills using gymnastics equipment. No prior gymnastics experience necessary for this class. This level may require repeat sessions to accomplish development for the next level.

BRONZE FLIPS 2 (AGES 7-12)

This is our level 1 gymnastics class. In addition to perfecting basic skills, gymnast will work on increasing flexibility and strength. Additional skills will include round offs, back extension rolls, backbends, bridge kickovers, sole circle dismounts, and inversions. This level may require repeat sessions to accomplish development for the next level.

SILVER FLIPS (AGES 7-12)

This is our level two gymnastics class for students working on intermediate level skills. In addition to perfecting level 1 skills, gymnasts will work on round off connections, back walk overs, front hip circles, handstand pirouettes, and handstands/cartwheels on beam. Coach approval is required.

CARA GOLD STARS (AGES 7-18)

This class is designed for level 3 and up gymnasts who are exceptionally focused, strong, flexible and coordinated. Gymnasts will continue to develop skill progressions and learn CARA gymnastics routines for the 2018 CARA Gymnastics Season. Coach approval is required.

BOYS GYMNASTICS (AGES 4 1/2 -12)

These all-boys gymnastics classes will help build strength and improve agility. Boys learn basic tumbling skills and use gymnastics apparatus including rings, bars, and vault.

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Sports/Leagues GYMNASTICS CLASSES & DROP-IN PROGRAMS

Information: 720.963.5384

All classes are held in the Gymnastics Center at the Lakewood Link. Session 3: No classes March 26-30. Class

Ages

Kangaroos (Parent/Tot)

Tiny Tumblers

Little Leapers

Kartwheel Kids

Bronze Flips 1

Bronze Flips 2

Silver Flips

18 mos.-3

2 ½-4

4-5

5-7

7-12

7-12

DROP-IN

Time

Session 1 Jan 8-Feb 3

Session 2 Feb 5-Mar 3

Session 3 Mar 5-Apr 7

Session 4 Apr 9-May 5

(No classes Mar 26-30)

Mon

10-10:45 am

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126202-04

126202-07

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Thu

10-10:45 am

126202-02

126202-05

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126202-11

Fri

11-11:45 am

126202-03

126202-06

126202-09

126202-12

Mon

Noon-12:45 pm

126204-19

126204-23

126204-27

126204-31

Tue

10-10:45 am

126203-01

126203-05

126203-09

126203-13

Tue

4:15-5 pm

126203-17

126203-18

126203-19

126203-20

Wed

10-10:45 am

126203-02

126203-06

126203-10

126203-14

Thu

11-11:45 am

126203-03

126203-07

126203-11

126203-15

Sat

10:15-11 am

126203-04

126203-08

126203-12

126203-16

Tue

11-11:45 am

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126302-06

126302-11

126302-16

Wed

4:15-5 pm

126302-02

126302-07

126302-12

126302-17

Thu

5:15-6 pm

126302-03

126302-08

126302-13

126302-18

Fri

10-10:45 am

126302-04

126302-09

126302-14

126302-19

Sat

12:15-1 pm

126302-05

126302-10

126302-15

126302-20

Wed

5:15-6 pm

126301-03

126301-08

126301-13

126301-18

Thu

4:15-5 pm

126301-04

126301-09

126301-14

126301-19

Thu

6:15-7 pm

126301-02

126301-07

126301-12

126301-17

Sat

12:15-1 pm

126301-05

126301-10

126301-15

126301-20

Mon

4:15- 5:10 pm

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126407-04

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Wed

5:15-6:10 pm

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126407-10

126407-15

126407-20

Sat

11:15 am-12:10 pm

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Mon

5:15-6:10 pm

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Tue

6:15-7:10 pm

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Mon

5:15-6:10 pm

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Tue

6:15-7:10 pm

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Thu

6:15-7:10 pm

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Mon,Wed

6:15-8:15 pm

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Tue

5:15-6:10 pm

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Tue

5:15-6:10 pm

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126405-04

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7-12

CARA Gold Stars 7-18

Boys Gymnastics

Day

SEASON DISCOUNT: Most people register for the entire season (4 sessions) to reserve their spot in class and save $15!

Tots in Action

Walking to 6

Tue-Fri

9-9:45 am

Mon,Wed

11-11:45 am

Fri

Noon-12:45 pm

Sat

9:15-10 am

Ongoing (Except Jan 1-6, Mar 26-30 and May 28)

Fees/session

$35 Res $45 Nonres

$35 Res $45 Nonres

$35 Res $45 Nonres

$35 Res $45 Nonres

$39 Res $55 Nonres $39 Res $55 Nonres $39 Res $55 Nonres $79 Res $99 Nonres $39 Res $55 Nonres

$5/visit $45/10-visit card

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Has it been a long time since you exercised? Have you had a recent medical change? Do you need more socialization in your life?

Lakewood has a publication for adults, age 55 and better.

Our Community Wellness Advisor can help direct you to the wellness opportunities • • • • • •

Fitness classes and personal training Arts and crafts Cultural events Outdoor adventures Clements Community Center for older adults Volunteer opportunities

Call 303.987.4807 or email PolZim@Lakewood.org to set up your appointment today!

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