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LA PORTE CELEBRATES 125 YEARS!

LA PORTE PARKS & RECREATION

FUN By TIMES the Bay. POOLS OPEN MAY 27TH! RENTAL INFORMATION PG. 18

APR - JUN 2017

SPECIAL OLYMPICS SHRIMP BOIL SUNSET SIP & STROLL

TAAF TRACK & FIELD SWIMMING LESSONS FLICKS AT FIVE POINTS SUMMER CAMPS

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WHERE TO LOOK ATHLETICS & SPORTS 03 YOUTH SPORTS 08 ADULT SPORTS

CAMPS & CLASSES 05 CAMP KOKOMO 05 LITTLE CAMPERS 07 SWIMMING LESSONS 09 FITNESS CENTER CLASS

EVENTS 10 SUNSET SIP & STROLL

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

125 CONCERT SERIES

THIS IS A NIGHT OF MUSIC YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS!

10 ARBOR DAY TREE GIVEAWAY 10 MAIN STREET TRADE DAYS 11 FLICKS AT FIVE POINTS 12 125 ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

SPECIAL SERVICES 14 SENIOR MEAL INFORMATION 14 SENIOR FIELD TRIPS

SPLASH PARKS

15 SPECIAL OLYMPICS

OPEN FOR THE SEASON ON MARCH 11TH!

PARK & FACILITY INFO. 16 POOL & SPLASH PARK INFORMATION 17 FACILITY RENTAL INFORMATION 18 POOL RENTAL INFORMATION 20 PARK INFORMATION

WHO TO CALL:

Rental Information • General Inquiries: 281-470-7275 Fitness Center • Activity Information: 281-470-9891 Senior Services Information • Homebound • Meals on Wheels: 281-470-9897 Special Olymipcs Information • 281-470-1579 E-mail: parksandrec@laportetx.gov

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YOUTH SPORTS. BY THE BAY. BE ACTIVE. BE HEALTHY.

BATTLEGROUND WRESTLING This wrestling program focuses on folk style and styles seen in high school and college competitions. Wrestling is a sport that will help develop agility, coordination, flexibility, balance, self esteem, self-discipline, and strong work ethic. All children will face opponents of similar size. WHERE: Evelyn Kennedy Civic Center DATE: Tuesday - Thursday, April 4 - June 29, 2017 TIME: 6:00pm - 8:30pm AGES: 5 - 15 years FEE: $100 Registration REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Ongoing

KARATE Sign your kids up for karate instruction sponsored by American Society of Karate. For more information, contact David Lange at 281-850-4702. WHERE: Evelyn Kennedy Civic Center SESSION 1: Mondays, April 3 - May 22, 2017 SESSION 2: Mondays, June 5 - August 14, 2017 TIME: 6:30pm - 9:00pm AGES: 5+ years FEE: $50 Registration + $30 Uniform REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Ongoing

Fun Times. By the Bay | 2017 | April - June

START SMART TENNIS Start Smart teaches children the basic motor skills neccessary 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 ball handling, hitting, hand-eye contact and running/agility without the threat of competition or fear of getting hurt! WHERE: Jennie Riley Community Center DATE: Wednesday, May 10 - June 14, 2017 TIME: 5:30pm - 6:30pm AGES: 3 - 5 years FEE: $15 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 1, 2017 by 5pm

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. WHERE: Jennie Riley Community Center DATE: Wednesday, June 21 - July 26, 2017 TIME: 5:30pm - 6:30pm AGES: 3 - 5 years FEE: $15 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 5, 2017 by 5pm

START SMART BASEBALL Start Smart Baseball prepares children for organized tee ball, baseball, and softball in a fun non-threatening environment. They will be learning catching, throwing, batting, running, and agility..  WHERE: Jennie Riley Community Center DATE: Wednesday, March 29 - May 3, 2017 TIME: 5:30pm - 6:30pm AGES: 3 - 5 years FEE: $15 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 20, 2017 by 5pm

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YOUTH SPORTS. BY THE BAY.

TAAF YOUTH TRACK & FIELD

Come join us this season as we compete at local, regional and state level track and field events. Transportation to local meets, t-shirts and coaching will be provided. Meets are Tuesdays and Thursdays with practices on Mondays and Wednesdays. Please pick up a parent handbook with detailed schedule of practices and events on June 2 at the Recreation & Fitness Center. Jerseys will be available June 10. WHERE: Practices will be held at the La Porte High School Track DATE: Tuesday - Thursday, June 6 - July 27, 2017 TIME: Practice times vary starting at 7:00am AGES: 6 - 18 years FEE: $40 | $55 after May 15th  REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 15, 2017  LATE REGISTRATION Deadline: May 29, 2017

COEDTEENBASKETBALL Join us for a 10 week league, with games as early as 6:30pm. Space is limited, so please register early. Maximum of twelve players per roster with 3 girls and 3 boys minimum. Games will begin June 6. Please note: game schedule will be released after registration. No Games on 7/4 and 7/5. Uniforms will not be provided. Must be enrolled in ISD or equivalent. WHERE: Various Locations  DATE: Tuesdays & Wednesdays, June 6 - August 16, 2017 TIME: Games will began at 6:30pm AGES: 13 - 18 years FEE: $60 per team REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 15, 2017 by 5pm

TAAF YOUTH VOLLEYBALL Youth sports provide children with physical exercise, interpersonal development, teamwork experience, and much more! Practices will be held once a week with one game each Saturday for six weeks. All participants will play within the recreational league in one of the following divisions: 12U, 10U, and 8U. The league will abide by TAAF Youth Volleyball rules. Practice dates and times will be chosen by volunteer coaches after registration. Games will be held on Saturdays beginning July 15. Uniforms will be provided.  WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center DATE: Saturdays, July 15 - August 19, 2017 TIME: Games begin at 9:00am AGES: 7 - 12 years FEE: $40 per child REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 27, 2017 by 5pm

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SUMMER CAMP. BY THE BAY.

LITTLE CAMPERS

CAMP KOKOMO

Kids will enjoy a safe summer camp atmosphere at Little Campers. 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. WHERE: Jennie Riley Community Center DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 8:00am - 5:00pm AGES: 5 - 9 yrs FEE: $60 per participant *$48 per participant due to 4th of July REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday prior to first day of camp by 5pm

Wouldn't it be nice this summer for an all-day camp experience? Kids will have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of games, events, and field trips that will ensure that your Beach Boys and California Girls will have a summer to remember. A sack lunch, drink, 2 snacks, and swimwear must be brought each day unless instructed otherwise. WHERE: Evelyn Kennedy Civic Center DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 7:30am - 5:30pm AGES: 8 - 12 years FEE: $60 per participant per camp *$48 per participant due to 4th of July REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday prior to first day of camp by 5pm

JUMP INTO SUMMER

GOOD VIBRATIONS

June 5 - June 9

UP, UP, AND AWAY

July 10 - July 14

ANIMAL ADVENTURES

SPLASHTASTIC

SURFIN' SAFARI

June 12 - June 16

July 17 - July 21

RIDE THE TIDE

MOOVIN' & GROOVIN'

June 19 - June 23

July 24 - July 28

ENCHANTED WONDERS

ALOHA SUMMER

June 26 - June 30

July 31 - August 4

PARTY IN THE USA* July 5 - July 7

June 5 - June 9

LITTLE HONDA July 10 - July 14

June 12 - June 16

SURFIN' U.S.A.

CATCH A WAVE

July 17 - July 21

June 19 - June 23

PET SOUNDS

I GET AROUND

June 26 - June 30

July 24 - July 28

ALL SUMMER LONG*

FUN FUN FUN

July 5 - July 7

July 31 - August 4

CAMP BELIEVE Camp Believe is designed for the elementary aged participant (Grades K - 6) with or without a disability. WHERE: SPORT Complex DATE: Monday - Friday | June 19 - June 23, 2017 TIME: 9:00am - 3:00pm AGES: 5 - 11 years FEE: $35 for Residents | $60 for Non-residents REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday prior by 5pm

CAMP REACH Camp Reach is designed for the preschool aged participant who has not completed kindergarten yet with or without a disability. Must be potty trained. WHERE: SPORT Complex DATE: Monday - Friday | June 26 - June 30, 2017 TIME: 9:00am - 3:00pm AGES: 3 - 5 yrs  FEE: $35 for Residents | $60 for Non-residents REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday prior by 5pm Fun Times. By the Bay | 2017 | April - June

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SIGN UP. BY THE BAY.

CREATIVE MOVEMENT

Creative Movement exercises the child's muscles as well as their minds! Students will learn basic dance skills such as rhythm, problem solving, and muscle control all while igniting their creative imaginations! WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center DATE: Fridays SESSION 1: April 7 - April 28, 2017 SESSION 2: May 5 - May 26, 2017 TIME: 4:00pm - 4:45pm AGES: 5-6 yrs FEE: $35 per session REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday prior by 5pm

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 between the ages of  13 - 18yrs and would like to get involved or need community service hours for school, contact us today!  Applications will be available at the Recreation & Fitness Center, Brookglen Recreation Center, Charles Walker Recreation Center and online.  AGES:   13-18 yrs FEE: FREE! REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Ongoing

MOVEMENT 1

Movement 1 is a fantastic way to introduce older movers to the basics of dance! This class incorporates ballet, modern and other forms of athletic movement along with improvisational challenges to strengthen your body and mind.  WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center DATE: Fridays SESSION 1: April 7 - April 28, 2017 SESSION 2: May 5 - May 26, 2017 TIME: 5:00pm-5;45pm AGES: 7-10 yrs FEE: $35 per session REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday prior by 5pm

MIMOSAS & MONET No painting experience needed, for Mimosas and Monet, with our step by step instruction by a local artist each month held in conjunction with Main Street Trade Days. Grab your friends for a day of fun! You are welcome to bring champagne or your favorite beverage of choice. WHERE: Original City Hall DATE: Saturdays SESSION 1: April 1, 2017 SESSION 2: May 6, 2017 SESSION 3: June 3, 2017 TIME: 10:00am - 12:00pm AGES: 21+ FEE: $35 per session REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday prior by 5pm

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SWIM LESSONS. BY THE BAY.

SWIMMING LESSONS Classes are limited to 10 people per Session and will last for 45 min. DATE: Monday - Thursday FEE: $25 for residents; $30 for non-residents

*Parents are required to be in the pool with the child during these classes Rain Outs will be rescheduled. Waiting lists are implemented.

PRIVATE SWIMMING LESSONS Private Lessons offer one on one attention from our most experienced certified instructors. It also offers the most flexibility by letting you choose the time that best fits your schedule. Lessons are available for any age and ability level from beginner to competitive swimmers. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center DATE: Monday - Thursday TIME: Scheduled with instructor; 4 - 30min sessions AGE: ALL FEE: $60 for residents; $75 for non-residents

Fun Times. By the Bay | 2017 | April - June

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ADULT SPORTS. BY THE BAY.

PICKUP PICKLEBALL

Join us for pickup pickleball. Nets and equipment will be available with a reservation and membership / guest pass. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center DATE: Monday - Sunday, year round TIME: During Fitness Center business hours AGES: ALL FEE: Membership / Guest Pass Fee

PICKUP VOLLEYBALL

Reserve a court for pickup volleyball. Reservations must be made at least 24 hrs in advance and minimum of 6 players. Nets and equipment will be available with a reservation and membership / guest pass. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center DATE: Thursdays & Saturdays, year round TIME: Thursdays; 2:00pm-9:00pm | Saturdays; 8:00am-5:00pm AGES: ALL FEE: Membership / Guest Pass Fee

CAMP GLADIATOR An Award-Winning Adult Outdoor Group Fitness class that provides an amazing 60-minute work out! Contact Kristin Parker at 281-635-7696 or email her at kristinparker@campgladiator.com to receive a 4-week camp cycle for FREE! WHERE: Pecan Park DATE:  Monday - Saturdays SESSION 1: April 16 - May 12 SESSION 2: May 12 - June 16 SESSION 3: June 25 - July 21 SESSION 4: July 30 - August 25 TIME:  Visit campgladiator.com to see all location options and times AGES: 14+ FEE: $69/month for members; $129/month for non-members REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Ongoing

Fun Times. By the Bay | 2017 | April - June

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FITNESS. BY THE BAY.

THREE LANE LAP POOL • GYMNASIUM • RACQUETBALL COURT WEIGHT & CARDIO ROOM • AEROBICS ROOM FULL SERVICE MEN'S & WOMEN'S LOCKER ROOMS HOURS OF OPERATION: MONDAY - FRIDAY 5:15AM - 9PM // SATURDAY 8AM - 5PM // SUNDAY 11AM - 5PM

YOGA

We invite you on a journey of personal growth using yoga in a non-competitive and non-judgmental way to stretch, strengthen, and exercise the mind and body. Learn to reduce stress and tension through developing your own yoga practice. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center DATE: Tuesdays & Thursdays SESSION 1: April 4 - April 27, 2017 SESSION 2: May 2 - May 25, 2017 SESSION 3: May 30 - June 22, 2017 SESSION 4: June 27 - July 20 TIME: 6:30pm - 7:30pm AGES: 16+ FEE: $45 per member | $55 per non-members WALK IN: $10 per class REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday Prior to start date

JAZZERCISE®

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. For more information visit: http://local.jazzercise.com/la-porte-fitness-center-10993/La-Porte-TX/. WHERE: S.P.O.R.T. Complex | Recreation & Fitness Center DATE: Monday - Thursday & Saturday TIME: Monday - Thursday 5:30pm - 6:30pm Saturdays 8:30am - 9:30am Tuesday & Thursday 9am - 10am  | Held at Recreation & Fitness Center AGES: 13+ FEE: Varies

WATER AEROBICS

This class targets all muscle groups with minimum impact on the joints and improved heart function, balance and circulation. Water shoes are recommended and exercises are done to music. WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center DATE: April 3 - April 28, 2017 (M,W,F or M,T,Th) May 8 - June 2, 2017(M,W,F or M,T,Th) June 12 - July 7, 2017(M,W,F or M,T,Th) TIME: M,W,F - 7:00am or 8:15am M,T,Th - 5:30pm AGES: 16+ FEE: $30 per member | $35 per non-members WALK IN: $6 per class REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Ongoing

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EVENTS. BY THE BAY.

SUNSET SIP & STROLL FARMERS MARKET Imagine a night out in a quaint little town where everyone feels like a local! Enjoy a glass of wine as you peruse local farmers crops for the month, browse artisans creations and stroll through the eclectic shops on Main Street. Vendors and scheduled events are subject to change with each market. WHERE: Five Points Town Plaza DATE:   April 15, 2017                 May 20, 2017                 June 17, 2017 TIME: 4:00pm - 9:00pm FEE: FREE!

SYLVAN BEACH TRIATHLON/DUATHLON This event is USA Triathlon sanctioned. Triathlon 500m Swim; 15mi bike; 3mi run. Duathlon 2mi run; 15mi bike; 3mi run. For more detailed information about the Triathlon/Duathlon visit www.sylvanbeachtriathlon.com . You must have a USAT Annual Membership or a One Day Membership to race. WHERE: Sylvan Beach Park DATE:     Sunday, June 11, 2017 TIME:       7:00am AGES:     12+ FEE:       $80 Triathlon / $70 Duathlon (Registration increases as the event nears) REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Day of the event (Online Registration ends June 10, 2017)

MAIN STREET TRADE DAYS

Enjoy a day out with friends while browsing antiques, collectibles, re-purposed furniture, artisan vendors and the many eclectic shops and eateries along Main Street.  WHERE: 200 Block of West Main Street DATE: April 1, 2017              May 6, 2017             June 3, 2017 TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm AGES: ALL FEE: FREE!

ARBOR DAY TREE GIVEAWAY Come by the Recreation & Fitness Center and pick up a free tree! Supplies are limited so come early. Sponsored by Trees For Houston and the City of La Porte.  WHERE: Tree Farm behind the Recreation & Fitness Center DATE:  Friday, April 28, 2017  TIME: 9:00am - 2:00pm FEE: FREE!

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MOVIES. 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! Showings will be cancelled in the case of inclement weather, WHERE: Five Points Town Plaza DATE: Fridays TIME: 8:30pm FEE: FREE!

MOVIE LISTINGS

5/26 SECRET LIFE OF PETS 6/2 TROLLS 6/9 ANGRY BIRDS 6/16 PETE'S DRAGON 6/23 ZOOTOPIA 6/30 STORKS *8/18 MOANA

7/7 FINDING DORY 7/14 KUNG FU PANDA 3 7/21 BRAVE 7/28 HOW TO EAT FRIED WORMS 8/4 SING 8/11 KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS

*August 18 movie will be held at the Little Cedar Bayou Wave Pool

Fun Times. By the Bay | 2017 | April - June

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125TH. BY THE BAY.

LA PORTE CELEBRATES 125TH ANNIVERSARY The City will be celebrating it's 125th Anniversary in a big way and we hope that you will join us! Festivities will be kicking off on Thursday, May 11 and we're going all through the weekend. Mark your calendars because we know you won't want to miss a minute of the fun!

125 KID'S RODEO

Bring the kids out for mutton busting, calf scramble, carnival games, face painting, and much more! WHERE: Lomax Rodeo Arena DATE:     Thursday May 11, 2017 TIME:       4:00pm - 8:00pm REGISTRATION: http://www.laporte125.com/my-events/kidsrodeo

125CONCERTSERIES|FEATURINGCODYJOHNSON

You won't want to miss this exclusive opportunity to see country music star Cody Johnson and La Porte's own Jake Worthington and it's FREE! Join us for a night of music, food trucks, and fireworks. WHERE: San Jacinto Monument DATE: Friday May 12, 2017 SO TIME: 5:00pm - 10:30pm LD OU FEE: FREE! T REGISTRATION: http://www.laporte125.com/my-events/codyjohnson

125 DINNER GALA | FEATURING MAMBO JAZZ KINGS

Join us for a night of dinner, dancing, and entertainment by area favorites, Mambo Jazz Kings! The evening begins with a cocktail hour (cash bar), followed by dinner and dancing. WHERE: Sylvan Beach Pavillion DATE: Friday May 12, 2017 TIME: 6:00pm - 11:00pm FEE: $25 per person REGISTRATION: http://www.laporte125.com/my-events/kickoffgala

125 5K FAMILY FUN RUN

Looking to set a new personal best? Join us for this chipped run through downtown La Porte. We will have awards for top finishers in male, female, and kid's categories. This is a family friendly race and a great opportunity for runners who want to see if they can set a new personal best time! WHERE: Five Points Plaza DATE:     Saturday  May 13, 2017 TIME:       8:30am - 10:00am REGISTRATION: http://www.laporte125.com/my-events/5k

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125TH. BY THE BAY.

125 PARADE

Calling all parade floats! Showcase your business, organization, or school by creating a parade entry. We will have prizes for several categories including Best of Show, Best School, Best Organization, and Best Business. WHERE: Downtown La Porte DATE: Saturday May 13, 2017 TIME: 10:00am FEE: FREE! FLOAT REGISTRATION: http://www.laporte125.com/my-events/anniversaryparade 

125 ANTIQUE AIRPLANE & CAR SHOW

While the antique airplanes and cars are the focus, we're also looking for up and coming bands to compete in the Battle of the Bands. WHERE: La Porte Municipal Airport DATE: Saturday May 13, 2017 TIME: 11:00am - 4:00pm FEE: FREE

125 CONCERT SERIES | FEATURING CLAY WALKER Clay Walker will be performing as well as several other artists. Complete with food trucks, beer garden, and fireworks, this is a night of music you won't want to miss! WHERE: Sylvan Beach Park DATE: Saturday May 13, 2017 TIME: 4:00pm - 11:00pm FEE: $20 per person REGISTRATION: http://www.laporte125.com/my-events/claywalker 

125 MOTHER'S DAY GOSPEL BRUNCH

Treat mom to a very special brunch. We will have a special gift for all moms, photo booth opportunities, a first-class menu and live music. WHERE: Sylvan Beach Pavillion DATE: Sunday May 14, 2017 TIME: 12:30pm - 3:00pm FEE: $15 for kids 12 and Under; $30 for Adults (2 and under FREE)  REGISTRATION: http://www.laporte125.com/my-events/mothersdaygospelbrunch

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Fun Times. By the Bay | 2017 | April - June

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SPECIAL SERVICES. BY THE BAY.

SENIORWATERAEROBICS

SENIOR MEALS

WHERE: Recreation Fitness Center TIME: M,W,F • 10:00am - 10:40am | T,TH • 9:00am - 10:00am AGES: 55+ years

Lunch is served Monday through Friday at 12 noon for participants 60+ years of age. Registration is required at least 3 days in advance per our food vendor. Donations are appreciated. Homebound seniors may request an assessment for qualification for home delivered meals. Meals are delivered Monday - Friday. Donations are appreciated.

SENIOR CENTER REGULAR ACTIVITIES

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 Nature Walks - 3rd Thursdays • 12:30pm Pot Luck Dinner - 2nd Thursdays • 5:00pm Afternoon Game  - 2nd Fridays • 12:30pm Bridge Karaoke Red Suspender Group meetings & luncheons Senior Olympics Holiday Parties Picnics Dances/Proms

SENIOR FIELD TRIPS MAGDALENA FERNANDEZ HOUSTON CISTERN TOUR - HOUSTON, TX The Cistern at Buffalo Bayou Park is a former drinking water reservoir built in 1926 for the City of Houston. Come and visit one of the city's early underground reservoirs!  DATE: Thursday, April 20, 2017 TIME: Bus Leaves at 11:45am FEE: $3  | Bring money for Lunch REGISTRATION: April 10 Residents | April 11 NonResidents

A LITTLE DAY MUSIC - HOUSTON, TX A Little Day Music is a series of free concerts presented in the Garden Foyer of the Wortham Center. Pack a lunch and join us! DATE: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 & Wednesday, May 3, 2017 TIME: Bus Leaves at 10:00am Show Starts at 12:00pm FEE: FREE | Bring a lunch  REGISTRATION APRIL: March 29 Residents | March 30 Non-Residents REGISTRATION MAY: April 24 Residents | April 25 Non-Residents

SOUTH PACIFIC MUSICAL - GALVESTON, TX Come see this deeply felt drama that is centered around it's portrayal of Americans stationed in an alien culture that is as relevant today as was when it first thrilled audiences in 1949.  DATE: Sunday June 11, 2017 TIME: Bus Leaves at 1:00pm FEE: $40 REGISTRATION: April 3 Residents | April 4 NonResidents

BRENHAM HERITAGE MUSEUM & BLUE BELL BRENHAM, TX This exhibition will center on the criminals of Washington County's Edwardian period, through the roaring 20s! Lunch will be held at the Funky Art Cafe and then we'll be doing some shopping at the Blue Bell Country Store. DATE: Wednesday June 28, 2017 TIME: Bus Leaves at 8:30am FEE: $5 | Bring money for Lunch and Shopping REGISTRATION: June 12 Residents | June 13 NonResidents

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SPECIAL SERVICES. BY THE BAY. SENIOR EVENTS SENIOR BREAKFAST Stop by for a home cooked hot breakfast! Funds raised will benefit the senior site council. Tickets go on sale May 9, 2017 DATE: Tuesday May 16, 2017 TIME: 9:00am FEE: $3 per person

POTLUCK DINNERS Bring your favorite dish and join us for dinner! DATE: Thursdays April 13; May 11; June 8 TIME: 5:00pm FEE: FREE! 

EASTER CELEBRATION Bring your favorite snack to share and join us for some fun and games! Wear your favorite Easter Hat. DATE: Wednesday April 12, 2017 TIME: 10:00am FEE: FREE! 

SENIOR'S ANNUAL SPRING PICNIC Join us at the Park for games, water balloon toss and lunch! We will be serving Hot Dogs and a side. Please sign up on meal reservation form at the front desk by Tuesday May 23, 2017. WHERE: Pecan Park DATE: Friday May 26, 2017 TIME: 10:00am FEE: FREE! 

S.P.O.R.T. EVENTS

AREA22TRACKCOMPETITION We will be traveling to Dickinson High School with 15 - 20 athletes to compete in the Area 22 Special Olympics Track & Field Competition. WHERE: Dickinson High School DATE: Saturday May 6, 2017 TIME: 8:00am - 4:00pm

SPECIALOLYMPICSBANQUET This is the end of the year banquet to honor our athletes who competed in Special Olympics during the year. This event is sponsored by the City of La Porte and the La Porte Independent School District. WHERE: SPORT Complex WHEN: Thursday May 18, 2017 TIME: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

SPECIAL OLYMPICS STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT We will be traveling to Arlington to compete in the Special Olympics Summer Games. WHERE:  Arlington, TX WHEN: May 25 - May 28 TIME: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Fun Times. By the Bay | 2017 | April - June

LA PORTE SPECIAL OLYMPICS SHRIMP BOIL Tickets can be purchased in advance from the S.P.O.R.T. Center or the Senior Center. Tickets will also be available for purchase the day of the event. Each ticket purchased includes 1/2 pound of shrimp, cocktail sauce, coleslaw, crackers, lemonade and an opportunity to win a door prize! All proceeds directly benefit Special Olympic Athletes by furnishing uniforms and equipment, as well as providing travel expenses and registration fees associated with competitions.  WHERE: Norman Malone Senior Center WHEN: Saturday April 22, 2017 TIME: 11:00am - 1:00pm FEE: $12 per ticket

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POOLS. BY THE BAY.

POOLSOPENFORTHESEASONONMAY27!

WAVE POOL NORTHWEST SANJACINTO FAIRMONT POOL POOL POOL 600 Little Cedar Bayou Drive ADMISSIONS: Residents - $3.00 Non-Residents - $5.00 Seniors (60+) - $1.00 2 years & younger - FREE

10210 North P Street ADMISSIONS: $1.00 2 years & younger - FREE

504 East G Street ADMISSIONS: $1.00 2 years & younger - FREE

10216 Hillridge ADMISSIONS: FREE!

HOURS: HOURS: HOURS: Monday - Sunday - 12:00pm - 7:00pm Monday - Sunday - 12:00pm - 7:00pm Monday - Sunday - 12:00pm - 7:00pm

HOURS: Monday - Thursday - 11:00am - 7:00pm Friday - Sunday - 11:00am - 6:00pm

PROPER SWIMWEAR REQUIRED

SPLASH PARKS ARE OPEN FROM MARCH 11- OCTOBER 31

BROOKGLEN SPLASH PARK

FAIRMONTPARK SPLASHPARK

3324 Somerton Hours: 7:00am-10:00pm

10216 Hillridge Road Hours: 7:00am-10:00pm

DR. MLK, JR. SPLASH PARK 322 North 4th Street Hours: 7:00am-10:00pm

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RENTALS. BY THE BAY.

LITTLE CEDAR BAYOU SOCCER FIELDS

600 Little Cedar Bayou Drive Sunday - Thursday • 8:00am - 11:00pm Friday & Saturday • 8:00am - Midnight Rates: $10/hr (with lights) • $7.50/hr (without lights)

FAIRMONT SOCCER FIELD

3540 Farrington Monday- Thursday • 8:00am - 11:00pm Rates: $10/hr (with lights) • $7.50/hr (without lights)

EVELYN KENNEDY CIVIC CENTER 618 SAN JACINTO STREET Monday - Thursday | 8:00am - 10:00pm Friday - Sunday | 8:00am - Midnight Deposit: $200 Rates: $25 per hr (3-hr min) Max Occupancy: 200 persons Max Seating: 150 persons Tables: 26 • 8' Rectangle & 7 • 6' Round Full Kitchen Stage

JENNIE RILEY CENTER 322 NORTH 4TH STREET

322 North 4th Street Sunday - Thursday • 8:00am - 11:00pm Friday & Saturday • 8:00am - Midnight Rates: $10/hr (with lights) • $7.50/hr (without lights)

FARRINGTON BALLFIELDS 3540 Farrington Mondays & Wednesdays • 8:00am - 11:00pm Rates: $10/hr (with lights) • $7.50/hr (without lights)

3324 SOMERTON

Monday - Thursday | 8:00am - 10:00pm Friday - Sunday | 8:00am - Midnight Deposit: $200 Rates: $25 per hr (3-hr min) Max Occupancy: 150 persons Max Seating: 125 persons Tables: 20 • 8' Rectangle & 14 • 6' Round Full Kitchen

SECURITY GUIDELINES

BROOKGLEN CENTER

DEOTIS GAY SR. "NORTHSIDE" BALLFIELD

Saturday & Sunday ONLY | 8:00am - Midnight Deposit: $200 Rates: $25 per hr (3-hr min) Max Occupancy: 50 persons Max Seating: 50 persons Tables: 6 • 8' Rectangle

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: $30 per hour, per officer (3-hr min.) Alcohol Permit (REQUIRED): $25.

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RENTALS. BY THE BAY.

LOMAXRODEOARENA 1508 LOMAX SCHOOL ROAD Sunday - Saturday • 8:00am - Midnight Deposit: $200 Rates: Monday - Thursday • $150 per day Friday - Sunday • $200 per day Electrical Box • $20 per box per night Electrical Box includes: 1 • 50 amp, 1 • 30 amp, & 20 amp duplex. (11 total boxes) LOMAX ARENA BUILDING: (included with arena rental) Max Occupancy: 80 Persons Max Seating: 50 Persons Tables: 10 • 8' Rectangle *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 281-881-5272.

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.

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.

POOL RENTAL INFORMATION WAVE POOL

NORTHWEST POOL

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

10210 NORTH P STREET Monday - Sunday - 7:00pm - Midnight Deposit: $100 Rates: $50/hr (2-hr minimum) Max Occupancy: 100 people

SAN JACINTO POOL FAIRMONT POOL 504 EAST G STREET Monday - Sunday - 7:00pm - Midnight Deposit: $100 Rates: $50/hr (2-hr minimum) Max Occupancy: 100 people

10216 HILLRIDGE Monday - Sunday - 7:00pm - Midnight Deposit: $100 Rates: $50/hr (2-hr minimum) Max Occupancy: 100 people

Reservations begin: April 5 for Residents | April 7 for Non-residents The first available rental date is June 5

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CENTERS. BY THE BAY.

BROOKGLEN RECREATION CENTER 3324 Somerton, La Porte TX 77571 HOURS School Year: 3:00pm - 7:30pM Summer (Begins May 29th) 10:00am - 8:00pm AMENITIES: Computers • WiFi • Pool Table • Ping Pong Table • Foosball Table • Air Hockey Table • Video Games • Crafts • Board Games • Books SCHEDULE OF EVENTS MONDAYS 3:00pm - 4:30pm Homework Help 4:30pm - 5:30pm Arts & Crafts 5:30pm - 6:30pm Rec Center Games 6:30pm - 7:30pm Computer time TUESDAYS 3:00pm - 4:30pm Homework Help 4:30pm - 6:30pm Tournament Tuesdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm Computer time WEDNESDAYS 3:00pm - 4:30pm Homework Help 4:30pm - 6:30pm Wildlife Exploration (weather permitting) 6:30pm - 7:30pm Computer Time THURSDAYS 3:00pm - 4:30pm Homework Help 4:30pm - 6:30pm Team Sport Thursdays (weather permitting) 6:30pm - 7:30pm Computer Time FRIDAYS 3:00pm - 4:30pm Homework Help 4:30pm - 5:30pm Arts & Crafts 5:30pm - 6:30pm Rec Center Games (Ping Pong) 6:30pm - 7:30pm Computer Time

CHARLES WALKER RECREATION CENTER 322 North 4th Street, La Porte TX 77571 HOURS School Year: 11:30am - 8:00pm Summer (Begins May 29th) 10:00am - 8:00pm

AMENITIES: Computers • WiFi • Pool Tables • Ping Pong Table • Foosball Table • Video Games • Crafts • Board Games SCHEDULE OF EVENTS MONDAYS 3:00pm - 4:30pm Homework Help 4:30pm - 5:30pm Arts & Crafts 5:30pm - 6:30pm Rec Center Games 6:30pm - 7:30pm Computer time TUESDAYS 3:00pm - 4:30pm Homework Help 4:30pm - 6:30pm Tournament Tuesdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm Computer time WEDNESDAYS 3:00pm - 4:30pm Homework Help 4:30pm - 6:30pm Youth Talk 6:30pm - 7:30pm Computer Time THURSDAYS 3:00pm - 4:30pm Homework Help 4:30pm - 6:30pm Team Sport Thursdays (weather permitting) 6:30pm - 7:30pm Computer Time FRIDAYS 3:00pm - 4:30pm Homework Help 4:30pm - 5:30pm Arts & Crafts 5:30pm - 6:30pm Rec Center Games 6:30pm - 7:30pm Computer Time

SPANISH FOR BEGINNERS SESSIONS Thursdays, April 13 - May 18, 2017 TIME: 6:00pm - 7:00pm AGES: 12+ FREE - Registration is required

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CITY OF LA PORTE PARKS & RECREATION

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

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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

15. PETE GILLIAM

200 North Holmes 1.2 acres Practice Backstop • Picnic Area

16. PFEIFFER

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

17. PINE BLUFF

19. SPENWICK PARK

9225 Carlow .5 acres Playground Equipment • Picnic Table

20. TOM BROWN PARK

300 South Lobit .57 acres Playground Equipment • Picnic Area

21. PECAN PARK

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

1 Bayshore Drive .11 acres Picnic Shelter with BBQ Pit • Bay View 3801 1/2 Driftwood 8 acres Fishing Pond • Picnic Area • BBQ Pits • 1300 Bayshore Drive Jogging Trail 3.8 acres Fishing Pier • Playground Equipment • Covered Pavilion

22. WOODFALLS PARK

18. SEABREEZE PARK

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