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FLICKS AT FIVE POINTS! EVERY FRIDAY FROM MAY 25 - AUGUST 10!

LA PORTE PARKS & RECREATION

FUN TIMES By the Bay. APRIL - JUNE 2018

SPECIAL OLYMPICS SHRIMP BOIL UPCOMING EVENTS

SAN JACINTO DAY FESTIVAL

POOLS OPEN MAY 26TH SYLVAN BEACH TRIATHLON/DUATHLON

SUMMER CAMPS SENIOR OLYMPICS

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WHERE TO LOOK SPORTS 03

YOUTH SPORTS

RECREATION 04 SUMMER CAMPS 05 RECREATION 06 SWIM LESSONS 07 NEXT LEVEL DANCE 10 COMMUNITY CENTERS

FLICKS AT FIVE POINTS LINE-UP FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

FITNESS

SPLASH PARKS ARE OPEN !

11 WATER AEROBICS 12 FLOOR AEROBICS

SENIORS 13 SENIOR PROGRAMS 14 SENIOR EVENTS

SPECIAL PROGRAMS 15 S.P.O.R.T. PROGRAMS

POOL INFORMATION

POOLS OPEN MAY 26, 2018!

EVENTS 16 COMMUNITY EVENTS

YOUTH CAMPS

17 FLICKS AT FIVE POINTS

RENTALS 18

FACILITY RENTAL

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FIELD RENTAL/SPLASH PARKS /POOLS

PARKS 20 PARK INFORMATION

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FIND THE PERFECT CAMP FOR YOU CHILD HERE!

WHO TO CALL: Rental Information • General Inquiries: 281-470-7275 Fitness Center • Activity Information: 281-470-9891 Senior Services Information • Home-bound • Meals on Wheels: 281-470-9897 Special Olympics Information: 281-470-1579 E-mail: parksandrec@laportetx.gov Registration: www.laportetx.gov/registertoday Page 2


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SPORTS. BY THE BAY.

KARATE

Sign your kids up for karate instruction sponsored by American Society of Karate. INSTRUCTOR: David Lange WHERE: Evelyn Kennedy Community Center DATE: Mondays April 2, 2018 – May 21, 2018 Beginner Children: 6:30PM - 7:30PM (Ages 5-11) Advanced Belt Children: 6:30PM - 7:30PM (Ages 5-11) Teens/ Adults: 7:30PM - 9:00PM (Ages 11 and up) FEE: $50 Registration + $30 Uniform REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Contact David Lange at (281) 850-4702 to register.

TAAF YOUTH TRACK AND FIELD Come join us this season as we compete at local, regional and state level track and field events. T-shirts and coaching will be provided. Meets are Tuesdays and Thursdays with practices on Mondays and Wednesdays. Parent handbooks will be passed out at the 1st practice. Jerseys will be available June 11th at the Recreation and Fitness Center. WHERE: La Porte High School Track DATE: Monday – Thursday, June 4 – July 26, 2018 TIME:  Practice times vary AGE: 6-18 FEE: $40 MAXIMUM: 200 REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Register online at www.laportetx.gov/registertoday or by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center at 1322 S Broadway, La Porte, TX 77571 by May 14, 2018 at 4:00PM.  Late registration is available from May 15 – May 28, 2018, participants will incur a $15 late fee during this time.  Call (281) 470-9891 for additional information!

START SMART TENNIS

Start Smart teaches children the basic motor skills necessary to play organized tennis while they work one-on-one and spend quality time with their parents. The program focuses on teaching children and their parents’ skills in teaching ground strokes, serving, volleying and running/agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. INSTRUCTOR: Daniel Broughton WHERE: Jennie Riley Community Center DATE: Wednesday, March 28 – May 2, 2018 TIME: 5:30PM – 6:30PM AGE: 3-5 FEE: $15 MAXIMUM: 10 Registration Info & Deadline: Register online at www.laportetx.gov/registertoday or by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center at 1322 S Broadway, La Porte, TX 77571 by March 26, 2018 at 4:00PM. Call (281) 470-9891 for additional information!

START SMART GOLF

Start Smart Golf is a developmentally appropriate introductory golf program for children 3-5 years old. Start Smart prepares children and their parents for beginner golf.  Age appropriate equipment from Franklin Sports® and Hasbro® will be available. INSTRUCTOR: Daniel Broughton WHERE: Jennie Riley Community Center DATE: Wednesday, May 9 – June 13, 2018 TIME: 5:30PM – 6:30PM AGE: 3-5 FEE: $15 MAXIMUM: 10 Registration Info & Deadline: Register online at www.laportetx.gov/registertoday or by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center at 1322 S Broadway, La Porte, TX 77571 by May 7, 2018 at 4:00PM. Call (281) 470-9891 for additional information!

PICKUP PICKLEBALL & VOLLEYBALL Reserve a Volleyball or Pickleball court at the Recreation & Fitness Center by calling (281) 470-9891 at least 24 hours in advance. A minimum of six players is required for Volleyball. Membership or day pass needed for admission.

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CAMPS. BY THE BAY.

CAMP VOYAGE

CAMP BREEZE

Come embark on an adventure with us this summer! As a voyager, you will get the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of weekly themed games, events, and field trips, while making lasting memories with your new mates.  A sack lunch, drink, 2 snacks, and swimwear must be brought each day, unless instructed otherwise. INSTRUCTOR: Ashley Nichols WHERE: Evelyn Kennedy Recreation Center, 618 San Jacinto Street DATE: Monday – Friday TIME: 7:30AM – 5:30PM WEEK: 1. 6/4-6/8 - SUPER HEROS

Kids will enjoy a safe summer camp atmosphere at Camp Breeze. Themed activities include field trips, swimming, games, crafts, face painting, songs, dances, and more. A sack lunch, drink, 2 snacks, and swimwear must be brought each day unless instructed otherwise. INSTRUCTOR: Ashley Nichols WHERE: Jennie Riley Center, 322 North 4th Street DATE: Monday – Friday TIME: 8:00AM – 5:00PM WEEK: 1. 6/4-6/8 - SUPER HEROS 2. 6/11-6/15 - PIRATES

2. 6/11-6/15 - PIRATES 3. 6/18-6/22 - THE MIGHTY JUNGLE 3. 6/18-6/22 - THE MIGHTY JUNGLE 4. 6/25-6/29 - HOLIDAY WEEK 4. 6/25-6/29 - HOLIDAY WEEK 5. *7/2-7/6 - PARTY IN THE USA *NO CAMP 7/4 5. *7/2-7/6 - PARTY IN THE USA *NO CAMP 7/4 6. 7/9-7/13 – OLYMPICS 6. 7/9-7/13 – OLYMPICS 7. 7/16-7/20 - WATER WEEK 7. 7/16-7/20 -  WATER WEEK 8. 7/23-7/27 -  AROUND THE WORLD 8. 7/23-7/27 -  AROUND THE WORLD 9. 7/30-8/3 - BEST OF THE BEST 9. 7/30-8/3 - BEST OF THE BEST AGE: 8-12 FEE: $60 *$48 FOR 7/2-7/6* REGISTRATION DEADLINE & INFO: Register online at www.laportetx.gov/registertoday or by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center at 1322 S Broadway, La Porte, TX 77571  by 4:00PM or the Monday prior to the first day of camp. MINIMUM: 8 MAXIMUM: 24

AGE: 5-9 FEE: $60 *$48 FOR 7/2-7/6* REGISTRATION DEADLINE & INFO: Register online at www.laportetx.gov/registertoday or by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center at 1322 S Broadway, La Porte, TX 77571 by 4:00PM or the Monday prior to the first day of camp. MINIMUM: 5 MAXIMUM: 10

CAMP BELIEVE

CAMP REACH

Camp Believe is designed for the elementary aged participant (grades K-6) with or without a disability. The price includes a special Wednesday lunch and field trips. Space is limited. WHERE: La Porte Special Programs Center 1302 S Broadway, La Porte, TX 77571 DATE:  Monday, June 18 - June 22, 2018 TIME: 9:00AM - 3:00PM FEE: $60

Camp Reach is designed for the preschool aged participant (ages 3-5) who has not completed kindergarten yet. This camp is designed for children with or without a disability. The price includes a special Wednesday lunch and field trips. Space is limited. WHERE:  La Porte Special Programs Center 1302 S Broadway, La Porte, TX 77571. DATE:  Monday, June 25 - June 29, 2018 TIME: 9:00AM - 3:00PM FEE: $60

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RECREATION. BY THE BAY.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM This program is designed to help young students in our community continue to learn through the summer as well as work on what they have already learned in school to better equip students for the upcoming school year. Activities include: writing, reading and math skills using fun games and activities.  Books will be provided to students to read on a weekly basis. WHERE: Jennie Riley Civic Center DATE: Tuesdays & Thursdays SESSION 1: June 19 & June 21, 2018 SESSION 2:  June 26 & 28, 2018 SESSION 3: July 3, 2018 *No Class on July 5th SESSION 4: July 10 & 12, 2018 SESSION 5: July 17 & 19, 2018 SESSION 6: July 24 & 26, 2018 TIME:  1:00PM – 3:00PM AGE: Incoming kindergartners to incoming 3rd grade FEE: FREE REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Register online at www.laportetx.gov/registertoday or by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center at 1322 S Broadway, La Porte, TX 77571.  Call (281) 470-9891 for additional information!  Walk-ins are permitted if program minimum is met.

MONARCH WAYSTATION

V.I.P.A.R. PROGRAM

(Volunteers In Parks And Recreation) The City of La Porte is looking for the next generation of responsible candidates to assist with recreational programs, camps and events! If you’re 13-18 and would like to get involved or need community service hours for school contact us today. The V.I.P.A.R. program enables youth to build a foundation of knowledge, positive attitude, and skills that are needed to be a responsible volunteer. The V.I.P.A.R. will spend their time productively by assisting in recreational programs, events, recreation centers, athletics, and more. Check in once a week at Charles Walker to gather assignments. Contact: recreation@laportetx.gov for more information.

What is a Monarch Waystation? Monarch waystations are pollinator gardens that provide resources necessary for monarchs to produce successive generations and sustain their migration. Join us this spring as the City creates its own Monarch Waystation. If interested in volunteering, please contact recreation@laportetx.gov. WHERE: Brookglen Community Center 3324 Somerton, La Porte, TX 7571 For more information contact (281) 470-9891 or recreation@laportetx.gov

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SWIM LESSONS. BY THE BAY.

ISR INFANT SURVIVAL SWIMMING LESSONS ISR’s unique results are achieved through fully customized, safe and effective, one-on-one lessons with only your child and the Instructor. What your child will learn, and the way he or she will learn it, is what makes ISR so different from traditional swimming lessons. Always putting safety first, ISR emphasizes competence which leads to confidence, and provides the foundation for a lifetime of enjoyment in and around the water. INSTRUCTOR: Karen Littlejohn WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center Pool DATE: By Appointment Only TIME: By Appointment Only AGE: 6 months – 6 years; private lessons FEE: $100 weekly REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: For more information or to register, please visit isrlaporte.com or email k.littlejohn@infantswim.com. Visit our Facebook page ISR La Porte.

SWIMMING LESSONS Classes are limited to 10 participants per session and will last for 45 minutes. WHERE: Various outdoor pools DATE: Monday – Thursday TIME: Various AGE: 6 months + FEE: $25 per session REGISTRATION DEADLINE & INFO: Register online at www.laportetx.gov/registertoday or by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center at 1322 S Broadway, La Porte, TX 77571 each Monday prior to first day of lessons by 4:00PM

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TOT TIME SWIM HOURS Take your kiddos to tot time at San Jacinto Pool where parents with children who are five and under can play with others of similar age and mobility before public swim hours. WHERE: San Jacinto Pool DATE: Monday – Friday TIME: 11AM – 12PM AGE: 5 and under *must be accompanied by parent or adult FEE: Regular admission rates apply

PRIVATE SWIMMING LESSONS Private swim lessons offer one on one instruction from our most experienced certified instructors. These private lessons. It also offers the most flexibility by allowing you to choose the time that best fits your schedule. WHERE: Various outdoor pools DATE: Monday – Thursday TIME: Scheduled with instructor; four 30 minute sessions AGE: 6 months + FEE: $60 per session REGISTRATION DEADLINE & INFO: You must be paired with a swim instructor to schedule private lessons prior to registering. Please contact (281) 470-9891 for additional information!

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DANCE. BY THE BAY.

JOIN US FOR YOUTH DANCE! Package Deal: Any 3 Classes for $55 per participant

BABY BALLET (MONDAYS) BALLET (TUESDAYS) For 18 months-2 years old, this class focuses on the basics of ballet, balance, and creative movement. The use of a gym mat, small fun props and a ballet barre will be utilized in Baby Ballet. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center Room #1 DATE: Mondays SESSION 1: April 2 – 30, 2018 SESSION 2: May 7 – 28, 2018 TIME: 5:45PM – 6:30PM AGE: 18 months – 2 FEE: $20 tuition persession + $25 first time registration REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Register in person at the Recreation & Fitness Center.

Dancers will learn the correct form of body alignment, technique, musicality, and line and grace while also educating them on the terms, language and vocabulary of this discipline. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Aerobics Room DATE: Tuesdays SESSION 1: April 3 – 24, 2018 SESSION 2: May 1 – 29, 2018 TIME: 4:00PM – 4:45PM ages 3-5; 4:45PM – 5:30PM ages 6-8 & 6:30PM – 7:30PM ages 9-12 AGE: 3-12 FEE: $20 tuition per session + $25 first time registration REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Register in person at the Recreation & Fitness Center.

BALLET (MONDAYS)

BABY BALLET (WEDNESDAYS)

Dancers will learn the correct form of body alignment, technique, musicality, and line and grace while also educating them on the terms, language and vocabulary of this discipline. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Aerobics Room DATE: Mondays SESSION 1: April 2 – 30, 2018 SESSION 2: May 7 – 28, 2018 TIME: 6:45PM – 7:30PM AGE: 3-5 FEE: $20 tuition per session + $25 first time registration REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Register in person at the Recreation & Fitness Center.

For 18 months-2 years old, this class focuses on the basics of ballet, balance, and creative movement. The use of a gym mat, small fun props and a ballet barre will be utilized in Baby Ballet. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center Room #1 DATE: Wednesdays SESSION 1: April 4 – 25, 2018 SESSION 2: May 2 – 30, 2018 TIME: 5:45PM – 6:30PM AGE: 18 months – 2 FEE: $20 tuition per session + $25 first time registration REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Register in person at the Recreation & Fitness Center.

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DANCE. BY THE BAY.

JOIN US FOR YOUTH DANCE! Package Deal: Any 3 Classes for $55 per participant

NEXT LEVEL DANCE WORKSHOPS

NEW

Have you ever wanted to try all of the Next Level Dance offerings at once? If so, Angel Goines, Next Level Dance Owner, has put together summer workshops you’re not going to want to miss!  Summer Workshops include multiple dance disciplines taught by experienced instructors in a weekly format. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Aerobics Room SESSION 1: June 18 - 22, 2018 SESSION 2: June 25 - 29 2018 SESSION 3: July 16 -20, 2018 SESSION: July 23 - 27, 2018 TIME: 4:00PM – 8:00PM AGE: 18 months+ FEE: $20 tuition per session + $25 first time registration REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Stay tuned for additional registration details coming this Spring!

ACROBATICS Acrobatics focuses on strengthening and conditioning the body for tumbling and tricks, or skills, used in dance. The instructor will assist each student individually until the dancer can perform the skill safely and effectively without assistance. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Aerobics Room DATE: Thursdays SESSION 1: April 5 – 26, 2018 SESSION 2: May 3 – 31, 2018 TIME: 4:00PM – 4:45PM ages 3-5 4:45PM – 5:30PM ages 6-8 6:30PM – 7:30PM ages 9-12 AGE: 3-12 FEE: $20 tuition per session + $25 first time registration REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Register in person at the Recreation & Fitness Center.

Fun Times. By the Bay. | 2018 | April - June

JAZZ & CONTEMPORARY During this class Jazz and Contemporary are fused together to focus on diverse training of technique, body isolation, strength building and performance. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Aerobics Room DATE: Wednesdays SESSION 1: April 4 – 25, 2018 SESSION 2: May 2 – 30, 2018 TIME: 4:00PM – 4:45PM ages 3-5 4:00 - 5:30PM – 5:30PM ages 6-8 6:30PM– 7:30PM ages 9-12 AGE: 3-12 FEE: $20 tuition per session + $25 first time registration REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Register in person at the Recreation & Fitness Center.

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DANCE. BY THE BAY.

HIP HOP 9-12 YEARS OLD

Hip Hop class encourages dancers to express themselves through smooth, urban, and jazzy-funk movements while focusing on staging, visuals, performance and style. The most important part of this class is to ALWAYS HAVE FUN! WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center Aerobics Room DATE: Wednesdays SESSION 1: April 4 – 25, 2018 SESSION 2: May 2 – 30, 2018 TIME: 7:30PM – 8:30PM AGE: 9-12 FEE: $20 tuition + $25 first time registration REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Register in person at the Recreation & Fitness Center Mondays before each session by 4:00PM

TEEN OPEN

This class focuses on all forms of dance and works for all levels for ages 13-17!  WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center Aerobics Room DATE: Tuesdays SESSION 1: April 3 – 24, 2018 SESSION 2: May 1 – 29, 2018 TIME: 7:30PM – 8:30PM AGE: 13-17 FEE: $20 tuition + $25 first time registration REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Register in person at the Recreation & Fitness Center Mondays before each session by 4:00PM

HIP HOP 5-8 YEARS OLD Hip Hop class encourages dancers to express themselves through smooth, urban, and jazzy-funk movements while focusing on staging, visuals, performance and style. The most important part of this class is to ALWAYS HAVE FUN! WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center Aerobics Room DATE: Mondays SESSION 1: April 2 – 30, 2018 SESSION 2: May 7 – 28, 2018 TIME: 7:30PM – 8:30PM AGE: 5-8 FEE: $20 tuition + $25 first time registration REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Register in person at the Recreation & Fitness Center Mondays before each session by 4:00PM

Fun Times. By the Bay. | 2018 | April - June

HIP HOP 13-17 YEARS OLD Hip Hop class encourages dancers to express themselves through smooth, urban, and jazzy-funk movements while focusing on staging, visuals, performance and style. The most important part of this class is to ALWAYS HAVE FUN! WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center Room #1 DATE: Thursdays SESSION 1: April 5 – 26, 2018 SESSION 2: May 3 – 31, 2018 TIME: 7:30PM – 8:30PM AGE: 13-17 FEE: $20 tuition + $25 first time registration REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Register in person at the Recreation & Fitness Center Mondays before each session by 4:00PM

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CENTERS. BY THE BAY.

BROOKGLEN COMMUNITY CENTER

CHARLES WALKER COMMUNITY CENTER

3324 Somerton, La Porte TX 77571 HOURS Monday - Friday School Year: 3:00PM - 7:30PM Summer Hours 10:00AM - 8:00 PM

322 North 4th Street, La Porte TX 77571 HOURS Monday - Friday School Year: 11:30AM - 8:00PM Summer Hours 10:00AM - 8:00 PM

AMENITIES: Computers • WiFi • Pool Table • Ping Pong Table • Air Hockey Table • Video Games • Crafts • Board Games • Books

AMENITIES: Computers • WiFi • Pool Tables • Ping Pong Table • Foosball Table Video Games • Crafts • Board Games

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS MONDAYS 3:00PM - 4:30PM Homework 4:30PM - 5:30PM Board Games 5:30PM - 6:30PM Arts & Crafts 6:30PM - 7:30PM Computer Time

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS MONDAYS 3:00PM - 4:30PM Board Games 4:00PM - 5:30PM Arts & Crafts 5:30PM - 6:30PM Rec Center Games 6:30PM - 7:30PM Computer Time

TUESDAYS 3:00PM - 4:30PM Homework 4:30PM - 6:30PM Tournament Games 6:30PM - 7:30PM Computer Time

TUESDAYS 3:00PM - 4:30PM Board Games 4:30PM - 6:30PM Tournament Tuesdays 6:30PM - 7:30PM Computer Time

WEDNESDAYS 3:00PM - 4:30PM Homework 4:30PM - 5:30PM Board Games 5:30PM - 6:30PM Wildlife Exploration (weather permitting) 6:30PM - 7:30PM Computer Time

WEDNESDAYS 3:00PM - 4:30PM Board Games 4:30PM - 6:30PM Reading Time 6:30PM - 7:30PM Computer Time

THURSDAYS 3:00PM - 4:30PM Homework 4:30PM - 6:30PM Tournament Games 6:30PM - 7:30PM Computer Time FRIDAYS 3:00PM - 4:30PM Homework 4:30PM - 5:30PM Board Games 5:30PM - 6:30PM Talk Back 6:30PM - 7:30PM Computer Time

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THURSDAYS 3:00PM - 4:30PM Board Games 4:30PM - 6:30PM Sport Thursdays (weather permitting) 6:30PM - 7:30PM Computer Time FRIDAYS 3:00PM - 4:30PM Board Games 4:00PM - 5:30PM Arts & Crafts 5:30PM - 6:30PM Rec Center Games 6:30PM - 7:30PM Computer Time

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FITNESS. BY THE BAY.

THREE LANE LAP POOL • FULL COURT GYMNASIUM • RACQUETBALL COURT WEIGHT & CARDIO ROOM • AEROBICS ROOM • SAUNA • STEAM ROOM FULL SERVICE MEN'S & WOMEN'S LOCKER ROOMS

HOURS OF OPERATION: MONDAY - FRIDAY 5:15AM - 9:00PM | SATURDAY 8:00AM - 5:00PM | SUNDAY 11:00AM - 5:00PM

SENIOR WATER AEROBICS

This class is for Norman L. Malone Senior Center members only and is a full body workout targeting all muscle groups with minimal impact. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center Pool DATE: Session 1: May 21 - July 6, 2018 (M, W, F) Session 2: May 22 - July 5, 2018 (T & TH) TIME: 10:0AM (M,W,F) and 9:00AM (T & TH) AGE: 55 + FEE: Free for Residents | Non- Residents must have membership at Recreation & Fitness Center. Sign up at Seniors REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: May 14, 2018 (M, W, F) May 15, 2018 (T & TH)

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WATER AEROBICS

This class targets all muscle groups with minimum impact on the joints and improves heart function, balance and circulation. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center Pool DATE: M, W & F or M, T & TH Session 1: April 16 - May 11, 2018 Session 2: May 21 - June 15, 2018 Session 3: June 25 - July 20, 2018 TIME: 7:00AM or 8:15AM (M, W, F) 5:30PM (M,T,TH) AGES: 16+ FEE: $30 per member | $35 per non-members WALK IN: $6 per class REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Available on-site. Page 11


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FITNESS. BY THE BAY.

ADULT OPEN

JAZZERCISE ®

Whether you have never danced before, just started or want some extra training with your regular dance education, this class focuses on all forms! WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center Aerobics Room DATE: Thursdays SESSION 1: April 5 – 26, 2018 SESSION 2: May 3 – 31, 2018 TIME: 7:30PM– 8:30PM AGE: 18+ FEE: $20 per session REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Register in person at the Recreation & Fitness Center Mondays before each session by 4:00PM

Jazzercise is a combination of aerobic exercise, dance fitness and strength training that is available for all teens-adults from beginner to advanced fitness levels. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center Aerobics Room DATE: Monday - Thursday & Saturday TIME: Monday - Thursday 5:30PM - 6:30PM Saturdays 8:30AM - 9:30AM Tuesday & Thursday 9:00AM - 10:00AM AGES: 13+ FEE: Varies REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: For more information or to register visit: http://local.jazzercise.com/la-porte-fitness-center10993/La-Porte-TX/

CAMP GLADIATOR

BARRE FITNESS

Adult outdoor group fitness for all ages and ALL fitness levels! Go to campgladiator.com to see all location options or call Kristin Parker at (281) 635-7696. WHERE: Pecan Park, 3600 Canada Road DATE: Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays; April 2, 2018 – June 28, 2018 TIME: 8:30AM AGE: 14+ FEE: $69/month REGISTRATION DEADLINE & INFO: Ongoing CONTACT: Kristen Parker at (281) 635-7696

PILATES COMING SOON! Fun Times. By the Bay. | 2018 | April - June

Barre Fitness focuses on a combination of creative and basic Ballet technique, barre choreography and cardio segments in order to define and challenge the body in an innovative way. Focusing on strength, flexibility, and balance, you will be guided through functional combinations of well-coordinated movements and isometric holds. Barre class is taught with upbeat, high energy music to motivate and push you along! Where: Recreation & Fitness Center Room #1 Date: Tuesday & Thursday Session 1: April 3 - 26, 2018 Session 2: May 1 - 24, 2018 Session 3: May 29 - June 21, 2018 Session 4: June 26 - July 19, 2018 Time: 5:30PM - 6:30PM Age: 16+ Fee: $40 for members/$45 for non-members per session Registration Deadline: Mondays before each session by 4:00PM Minimum: 3 Maximum:  15

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SENIORS. BY THE BAY.

NORMAN L. MALONE SENIOR CENTER SENIOR MEALS MONTHLY ACTIVITIES Lunch is served Monday through Friday at 12:00PM for participants 60+ years of age. Registration is required at least 2 days in advance per our food vendor. Monetary donations are appreciated. Homebound seniors may request an assessment for qualification for home delivered meals by calling (281) 470-9897. Meals are delivered Monday - Friday. Monetary donations are appreciated.

SENIOR BREAKFAST Stop by for a home cooked hot breakfast! Funds raised will benefit the senior site council. WHERE: Norman L. Malone Senior Center DATE: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 TIME: 9:00AM FEE: $3 Purchase tickets at Senior Center Front Desk REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, May 7, 2018

SENIOR OLYMPICS Senior Olympics is a series of games play by seniors for medals at Precinct 2 WHERE: East Harris County, 7340 Spencer Hwy Pasadena, TX 77505 DATE: 3rd Friday of the month April 20,  & May 18, & June 15, 2018 TIME: Various Time AGE: 60+ FEE: Free MINIMUM:  10 MAXIMUM: 14 REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Contact Senior Center Front Desk for more information.

Fun Times. By the Bay | 2018 | April - June

Gym Walking - Daily • 8:30AM - 9:15AM Bible Study - Tuesdays • 10:00AM Dominoes (42)  - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays • 12:30PM Hand Chimes - Wednesdays • 11:00AM Bean Bag Baseball - Wednesdays • 12:30PM Bingo - Thursdays • 11:00AM Line Dancing - Thursdays •  10:30AM Pot Luck Dinner - 2nd Thursdays • 6:00PM Afternoon Game  - 2nd Fridays • 12:30PM Bridge, Karaoke, Red Suspender Group meetings & luncheons, Senior Olympics, Holiday Parties, Picnics & Dances

POTLUCK DINNER Bring your favorite dish and join us for dinner. WHERE: Normal L. Malone Senior Center DATE: Thursdays, April 12, 2018, May 10, 2018, and June 14, 2018 TIME: 5:00PM FEE: Free

SENIOR ANNUAL PICNIC Come join us for lot fun, games, and lunch.  Remember to bring your water guns. WHERE: Pecan Park, 3600 Canada Road, La Porte, Texas DATE: Friday, May 25, 2018 TIME: 9:00AM - 1:00PM FEE: Free REGISTRATION INFORMATION & DEADLINE: Sign up at Senior Center Front Desk

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SENIOR EVENTS. BY THE BAY.

ASTROS GAME

BRENHAM, TEXAS TRIP

RED HAT SOCIETY OUTINGS

A LITTLE DAY MUSIC

Enjoy a day at the ball field with friends as we cheer on the Astro's! WHERE: Minute Maid Park DATE: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 TIME: 11:00AM AGE: 55+ FEE: $20 to $55 MINIMUM: 26 MAXIMUM: 32 REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Residents May 6th, 2018 | Non-Residents May 7th, 2018

Senior Red Hat Society is a group where senior women of all walks of life will gather and enjoy each others company through various programs and events. This group is designed for pure enjoyment!  Our goal for all our Senior Red Hat Society members is to create valuable relationships with other women while living life to its fullest.   WHERE: Norman L. Malone Senior Center DATE: 1st Tuesdays of the month April 3, 2018, May 1, 2018 & June 5, 2018 TIME: 11:00AM AGE: 55+ FEE: Lunch will not be provided REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: March 27, 2018, April  24, 2018 & May 29, 2018

Join us as we travel to Brenham, Texas! This trip will include touring a working farm, bluebonnets and more. WHERE: Brenham, Texas DATE: Friday, April 13, 2018 TIME: 8:00AM AGE: 55+ FEE: $3.00 transportation fee + entrance to the farm MINIMUM:  26 MAXIMUM: 32 REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Residents March 28, 2018 | Non-Residents March 29, 2018

A Little Day Music is a series of free concerts. Each concert is designed to deliver Da Camera's signature programming to an audience including senior citizens, downtown professionals, and students. The series features a variety of chamber music and jazz, presented in an accessible onehour concert format. WHERE: Houston at Julia Ideson Building 550 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77002 DATE: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 TIME: 10:00AM AGE: 55+ FEE: Free MINIMUM: 10 MAXIMUM: 14 REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Residents March 24, 2018 Non- residents April 25, 2018

GIDDINGS, TEXAS TRIP

Join us as we tour the Texas Wendism Museum. Learn about the this history of the Slavic immigrates from Eastern Germany. WHERE: Gidding, Texas DATE: Friday, May 18, 2018 TIME: 9:00AM AGE: 55+ FEE: $3.00 transportation fee + entrance to museum MINIMUM:  26 MAXIMUM: 32 REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Residents April 23, 2018 Non-Residents April 24, 2018

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SPECIAL PROGRAMS. BY THE BAY. The Special Programs Center is located at 1302 S Broadway, La Porte, TX 77571. This is a year round program offering day camps in the summer and after school/work programs throughout the year.  We also offer an adult day program for independently functioning adults.  The main objective of the S.P.O.R.T. (Special Populations Organized Recreation Therapy) program is to provide recreational activities, enhance fine and gross motor skills and create lasting friendships in a safe and structured environment for those with mental or physical disabilities.  For more information call (281) 470-1579.                             

DAILY ACTIVITIES

Mondays- Life Skills and Recreation Activities Tuesdays- Library, Life Skills and Special Olympics Wednesdays- Life Skills and Recreation Activities Thursdays- Life Skills, Recreation Activities and Special Olympics Fridays- Field Trips

AREA 22 SPRING GAMES The Special Olympics Gulf Coast Area 22 Spring Games will be held at Dickinson High School in Dickinson, TX. La Porte Special Olympics will be competing in the sport of Track & Field. We will travel with 15-25 athletes and they will be competing in one track event and one field event. WHERE: Dickinson High School DATE: Saturday, May 5, 2018 TIME: 8:30AM - 4:30PM REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: You must be a participant to register.  For more information call 281-470-1579.

LA PORTE SPECIAL OLYMPICS BANQUET We will be having our annual Special Olympics banquet at the Special Programs Center in La Porte. The event will honor our athletes for all of their hard work during the year. WHERE:  La Porte Special Programs Center 1302 S Broadway, La Porte, TX 77571. DATE:  Thursday, May 17, 2018 TIME: 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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LA PORTE SPECIAL OLYMPICS SHRIMP BOIL We will be holding our annual Shrimp Boil to benefit our La Porte Special Olympics team. Plates are $12.00 and will include shrimp, potatoes, corn, dessert and a drink. There will also be raffle tickets for gifts and other items. WHERE: Normal L. Malone Senior Center DATE:  Saturday, April 21, 2018 TIME:  11:00AM - 1:00PM FEE: $12.00 per plate Tickets can be purchased at the La Porte Senior Center or at the La Porte Special Programs Center.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS SUMMER GAMES We will be traveling to Arlington to compete in the sport of basketball at the Special Olympics Summer Games. We will be traveling with a team of athletes and the competition will start on Thursday, May 24th and end on Sunday, May 27th. WHERE:  University of Texas-Arlington DATE:  Thursday, May 24 - Sunday, May 27, 2018 TIME: TBA

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EVENTS. BY THE BAY.

ARBOR DAY TREE & SEED BALL GIVEAWAY Friday, April 27, 2018 | 9:00AM – 2:00PM | La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center, 1322 S. Broadway, La Porte, TX. 77571 Come by the Recreation & Fitness Center and pick up a free tree and free seed balls: each seed ball is loaded with seeds that can be used to start your own pollinator garden! Supplies are limited so come early. Sponsored by Trees For Houston and the City Of La Porte. FREE for all ages.

SAN JACINTO DAY FESTIVAL AND BATTLE REENACTMENT Saturday April 21, 2018 | 10:00AM – 6:00PM | San Jacinto Monument, 1 Monument Circle, La Porte TX 77571 Mark your calendars to celebrate the 182nd anniversary of the San Jacinto Battle and Texas’s Independence from Mexico. Plans are underway to make this event full of fun, good entertainment; visit www.sanjacinto-museum.org for more of the day’s schedule, entertainment lineup and parking information.

MAIN STREET TRADE DAYS 1st Saturday of Each Month | 10:00AM - 2:00PM | 200 Block of Main Street Enjoy a day out with friends while browsing antiques, collectibles, re-purposed furniture, artisan vendors and the many eclectic shops and eateries along the 200 Block of West Main Street on the First Saturday of each month from 10:00AM - 2:00PM.

SYLVAN BEACH TRIATHLON/DUATHLON Sunday June 10, 2018 | 7:00AM | 636 N. Bayshore, Sylvan Beach Park, La Porte TX 77571 Triathlon 500m swim; 15 mile bike; 3 mile run; Duathlon 2 mile run; 15 mile bike; 3 mile run. This event is USA Triathlon Sanctioned. Find more detailed information about the Triathlon/Duathlon at: http://www.sylvanbeachtriathlon.com/. You must have a USAT Annual Membership or a One Day Membership to race. You can obtain a membership when you register for the event online.

Fun Times. By the Bay. | 2018 | April - June

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FLICKS. BY THE BAY.

FLICKS AT FIVE POINTS

Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and join us downtown every Friday this summer for an outdoor movie at Five Points on our giant outdoor blow up screen! Â Showings will be cancelled in the case of inclement weather. WHERE: Five Points Plaza DATE: Fridays TIME: 8:30PM

MOVIE LISTINGS

1. 5/25 Emoji Movie 2. 6/1 Boss Baby 3. 6/8 Ferdinand 4. 6/15 Cars 3 5. 6/22 The Lego Batman Movie 6. 6/29 Smurfs Lost Village

7. 7/6 Leap! 8. 7/13 Coco 9. 7/20 Despicable Me 3 10. 7/27 The Lego Ninjago Movie 11. 8/3 Captain Underpants 12. 8/10 Peter Rabbit

Flicks & Float *8/18 Moana August 18 movie be held at the Little Cedar Bayou Wave Pool

Fun Times. By the Bay. | 2018 | April - June

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RENTALS. BY THE BAY.

EVELYN KENNEDY CENTER 618 SAN JACINTO STREET

RENTAL DATES: MONDAY - THURSDAY | 8:00AM - 10:00PM FRIDAY - SUNDAY | 8:00AM - 12:00AM RATES: $25 per hour (2 hour minimum); $200 Deposit MAX OCCUPANCY: 200 persons MAX SEATING: 150 persons AMENITIES: 26 • 8' Rectangle & 7 • 6' Round Tables; Full Kitchen & Stage | Including Outdoor Space

JENNIE RILEY CENTER 322 NORTH 4TH STREET RENTAL DATES: MONDAY - THURSDAY | 8:00AM - 10:00PM FRIDAY - SUNDAY | 8:00AM - 12:00AM RATES: $25 per hour (2 hour minimum); $200 Deposit MAX OCCUPANCY: 150 persons MAX SEATING: 125 persons AMENITIES: 20 • 8' Rectangle & 14 • 6' Round Tables & Full Kitchen

BROOKGLEN CENTER 3324 SOMERTON

RENTAL DATES: SATURDAY & SUNDAY ONLY | 8:00AM - 12:00AM RATES: $25 per hour (2 hour minimum); $200 Deposit MAX OCCUPANCY: 50 persons MAX SEATING: 50 persons AMENITIES: 6 • 8' Rectangle Tables

SECURITY GUIDELINES

2 Security Officers are required for any event where alcohol is present. 1 Security Officer is required for any event hosting 61+ guests. Security is NOT required for events hosting 1-60 guests without alcohol. Security Fees: $40 per hour, per officer (3-hr min.) Alcohol Permit (REQUIRED): $25.

Fun Times. By the Bay | 2018 | April - June

LOMAX RODEO ARENA 1508 LOMAX SCHOOL ROAD

RENTAL DATES: SUNDAY - SATURDAY | 8:00AM - 12:00AM RATES: MONDAY - THURSDAY • $150 per day; $200 Deposit FRIDAY - SUNDAY • $200 per day; $200 Deposit Electrical Box • $20 per box per night Electrical Box includes: 1 • 50 amp, 1 • 30 amp, & 20 amp duplex. (11 total boxes) MAX OCCUPANCY: 80 Persons MAX SEATING: 50 Persons AMENITIES: 10 • 8' Rectangle Tables *Concession stand is NOT included in any rental of the Lomax Rodeo Arena. For information regarding the usage of the Concession stand, please contact the La Porte Livestock Show & Rodeo Association at 832-309-0436.

LOMAX ARENA OPEN RIDING RULES:

ORDINANCE 2016-3620 • Open riding is available during arena operational hours of 7:00am and 11:00pm, with the exceptions of those dates and times that the arena is leased. • Those wanting exclusive time in the arena shall be required to rent the facility. • No paid, private instruction is allowed for any person during open riding, in accordance with section 50-3(3), unless the person has rented the arena. • Use of bucking chutes for rough stock is not allowed during open riding. • No glass bottles are allowed on any portion of the Livestock/Rodeo Arena grounds. • Certificates of Insurance are required in connection with all rentals of the arena where the lessee brings an animal or animals to the facility. • Rentals will be posted on the bulletin board by the concession stand on a weekly basis.

SECURITY GUIDELINES Outdoor facilities such as Rodeo arena events, permitting alcohol are required to have 1 Security Officer per every 100 persons, with a minimum of 2 Security Officers.

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RENTALS. BY THE BAY.

FIELD RENTAL INFORMATION LITTLE CEDAR BAYOU DEOTIS GAY SR. SOCCER FIELDS "NORTHSIDE" BALLFIELD 600 Little Cedar Bayou Drive RENTAL DATES: SUNDAY - THURSDAY                                8:00AM - 11:00PM                                 FRIDAY & SATURDAY                                 8:00AM - 12:00AM RATES: $10/hr (with lights) • $7.50/hr (without lights)

322 North 4th Street RENTAL DATES: SUNDAY - THURSDAY                              8:00AM - 11:00PM                                FRIDAY & SATURDAY                                8:00AM - 12:00AM RATES: $10/hr (with lights) • $7.50/hr (without lights)

FARRINGTON BALLFIELDS 3540 Farrington RENTAL DATES: MONDAY- THURSDAY                                8:00AM - 11:00PM RATES: $10/hr (with lights) • $7.50/hr (without lights)

SPLASH PARKS OPEN!

POOL RENTALS OPEN APRIL26!

BROOKGLEN DR. MLK, JR. WAVE POOL SPLASH PARK SPLASH PARK 3324 Somerton

10216 Hillridge Road

Hours: 7:00AM-10:00PM

Hours: 7:00AM-10:00PM

FAIRMONT PARK SPLASH PARK 322 North 4th Street Hours: 7:00AM-10:00PM

POOLS OPEN MAY26!

Fun Times. By the Bay. | 2018 | April - June

600 LITTLE CEDAR BAYOU DRIVE Monday - Thursday 7:30PM - Midnight Friday - Sunday - 6:30PM - Midnight Deposit: $100 Rates: $125/hr (2-hr minimum) Max Occupancy: 600 people Security Fees: $40 per hour, per officer (3-hr min.) Alcohol Permit (REQUIRED): $25. No glass containers allowed.

SAN JACINTO POOL

504 EAST G STREET Monday - Sunday 7:00PM - Midnight Deposit: $100 Rates: $50/hr (2-hr minimum) Max Occupancy: 100 people Security Fees: $40 per hour per officer (3-hr min.)

NORTHWEST POOL 10210 NORTH P STREET Monday - Sunday 7:00PM - Midnight Deposit: $100 Rates: $50/hr (2-hr minimum) Max Occupancy: 100 people Security Fees: $40 per hour, per officer (3-hr min.)

FAIRMONT POOL 10216 HILLRIDGE Monday - Sunday 7:00PM - Midnight Deposit: $100 Rates: $50/hr (2-hr minimum) Max Occupancy: 100 people Security Fees: $40 per hour, per officer (3-hr min.)

Reservations begin: April 26 for Residents April 30 for Non-residents The first available rental date is June 4 *

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PARKS. BY THE BAY.

1. BAY OAKS

254 Dwire Drive 1.2 Acres Picnic area • Gazebo • Playground Equipment

2. BROOKGLEN

3324 Somerton 2 acres Playground Equipment • 1 Practice Backstop • Brookglen Recreation Center • Splash Park • Picnic Area

3. CENTRAL

618 San Jacinto Street 4.6 acres Roller Hockey Rink • Picnic Area • Basketball Court • Swimming Pool Evelyn Kennedy Civic Center • Bicycle Rest Stop on San Jacinto Pathway

4. CREEKMONT 700 Willow Creek 3.5 acres Baseball Field • Basketball Court • Playground Equipment • 1/4 Mile Walking Trail

5. FAIRMONT

3540 Farrington 17.7 acres Baseball Fields • Swimming Pool • Playground Equipment • Basketball Court • Splash Park

6. FIVE POINTS 100 Broadway 1 acre Pavilion

7. FOURTEENTH STREET 500 North 14th Street 2.4 acres Playground Equipment

8. GLEN MEADOWS 801 Valley Brook 8.13 acres 1/2 Mile Walking Trail • Playground Equipment • 4 Practice Backstops Basketball Court

9. HERITAGE PARK 604 Park Drive .75 acres Society Museum • Original Library Museum and Centennial Statue

10. LITTLE CEDAR BAYOU 600 Little Cedar Bayou Drive 48.7 acres 4 Softball Fields • 2 Soccer Fields • Wave Pool • Picnic Area • Playground Equipment • Nature Trail • Mile Bicycle Path • 2 Tennis Courts

11. LOMAX

1508 Lomax School Road 10 acres Covered Rodeo Arena • Playground Equipment

Fun Times. By the Bay. | 2018 | April - June

12. DR. MLK JR. PARK

322 North 4th Street 2.7 acres Baseball Field • Open Air Basketball Pavilion • Jennie Riley Community Center • Playground Equipment • Splash Park

13. NORTHWEST 10210 North P Street 35 acres 7 Soccer Fields • Tennis Court • Swimming Pool

14. OHIO STREET

300 South Ohio Street .93 acres Playground Equipment • Picnic Area

19. SPENWICK PARK

200 North Holmes 1.2 acres Practice Backstop • Picnic Area

20. TOM BROWN PARK

15. PETE GILLIAM 16. PFEIFFER

900 South Virginia 1.2 acres Playground Equipment • Basketball Court • Picnic Area

17. PINE BLUFF

1 Bayshore Drive .11 acres Picnic Shelter with BBQ Pit • Bay View

18. SEABREEZE PARK

1300 Bayshore Drive 3.8 acres Fishing Pier • Playground Equipment • Covered Pavilion

9225 Carlow .5 acres Playground Equipment • Picnic Table 300 South Lobit .57 acres Playground Equipment • Picnic Area • Basketball Court

21. PECAN PARK

3600 Canada Road 34 acres Baseball Complex • Walking Trail • Playground Equipment • Picnic Area

22. WOODFALLS PARK 3801 1/2 Driftwood 8 acres Fishing Pond • Picnic Area • BBQ Pits • Jogging Trail Page 20

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