McCall Parks & Recreation Summer Guide 2021

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Summer 2021

Summer Guide McCall Parks & Recreation

Inside: Youth Recreation Leagues, Community Events, Adult Recreation, Summer Camps and Trails Legacy Park visitors look out over Payette Lake.

One of the many 'best views' McCall has to offer.

Photo Credit:

S. Bork


Contents Summer 2021

5 YOUTH RECREATION Registration for all youth programs opens May 1.

If a program is full, put your name

on the waitlist.

It works!

10 ADULT RECREATION Check out our new summer leagues as well

as

traditional

ones.

Interested

getting paid to judge others?

in

Contact us

and we'll pay you to umpire.

12 SPECIAL EVENTS While things may not me back to normal yet, we strive to provide fun opportunities for

everyone

to

enjoy.

Just

remember

what you learned in 2020!

13 MCCALL PARKS & PATHWAYS Did you know McCall has 13 parks and 9 miles of pathways in city limits? where

they

are

here.

Find out

Reservation

information included too.

15 COMMUNITY SUMMER CAMPS What

makes

connections includes

visiting

events too.

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Who are we?

Kurt Wolf Department Director City Arborist

Stefanie Bork

Edward Heider

Tara Woods

Administrative Assistant

Parks Superintendent

Recreation Supervisor

sbork@mccall.id.us

eheider@mccall.id.us

twoods@mccall.id.us

(208) 634-8991

(208) 634-8969

(208) 634-8968

kwolf@mccall.id.us (208) 634-8967

COVID POLICY City

of

McCall

ADDITIONAL DEPARTMENT STAFF

prides

itself

on

providing

fun

and

safe programs and events for community members and visitors. event

plans

Emergency

City staff communicates program and with

Central

Operations

health guidelines.

District

Health,

Committee,

our

and

own

current

Our COVID policy and program

plans can be found on our City of McCall website:

YOUTH RECREATION SCHOLARSHIPS qualifying

youth

who

Monika Trapp- Parks Lead TJ Brady- Facilities Coordinator Larry Martin- Parks Lead/Janitorial Nick Butler- Parks Lead Tony Currie- Parks Lead Robyn Scott- Parks Temp. Lead Cori Hatfield- Recreation Aid

HOW TO CONTACT US

mccall.id.us/maskupmccall

For

Todd Wheaton- Parks Foreman

are

in

need

of

Parks Shop

300 E. Park St.

Rec Gear Office

336 E. DIenhard Ln. (208) 634-8968

financial

assistance to pay for youth recreation programming.

www.mccallre.com City Hall

Online

forms

can

be

found

216 E. Park St.

(208) 634-7142

www.mccall.id.us

Forms are available at City Hall in both English and Spanish.

(208) 634-8969

at

PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

www.mccallrec.com/downloads

PROGRAM FEES RESIDENT V. NON-RESIDENT

TREE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Dave Petty, Chair

John Lillehaug, Chair

Donna Bush

Whitey Rehberg

McCall resident refers to your physical address, not

Paul Christiansen

Randy Acker

your

Terry Edvalson

Nathan Todd

Physical addresses located in the impact zone or

Larry Hauder

Pavala Clouser

outside

Steve Johnson

mailing

city

different fee?

address,

limits

are

within

McCall

non-residents.

city

limits.

Why

the

City of McCall residents pay specific

city taxes used for City programs and services.

Andrew Testa

Interested in learning more about these advisory committees? For more information visit City Council at mccall.id.us

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REGISTER ONLINE

REGISTER IN PERSON 1. Go to McCall City Hall located at 216 E. Park St.

1. Go to MCCALLREC.COM

Mon-Fri from 8a-5p

2. Create or log into your account

2. Request paper registration form and fill out

3. Check out youth, adult, community

completely

event and park reservation information

3. Pay with cash or check only

4. Make your selection, add to cart, pay

(no card payment accepted at this location)

with credit or debit card *3% processing fee added to all card transactions

Refund Policy Programs canceled by the city will be refunded 100% of program fee paid. This will not include online convenience fees.

Refunds

will

not

be

issued

for

reasons

of

inclement

weather

cancellations;

scheduling a make-up date will be considered but not guaranteed.

Participant cancellations given in writing 2-week before beginning of program start date may be considered for partial refund. 03

summer registration opens May 1


Interested in sponsoring a sports team or community event, like movie night? us to find out how you can help.

Contact

We also accept donations for our youth scholarship

program and in-kind donations (such as floral pots or umpiring a youth ball game).

Centennial Park Bricks So many special, fun-loving and unforgettable memories are made in McCall. Those memories can literally become a part of McCall with an engraved brick placed downtown at Centennial Park.

Brick orders must be received by July 31 for placement in fall.

Select size:

4" x 8" with 3 lines for $100 8" x 8" with 6 lines for $200 Price does not reflect 6% sales tax and 1% local option tax.

Order forms can be found online at: https://www.mccall.id.us/parks-and-recreation-forms

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Youth Rec Programs MOUNTAIN BIKING CAMP Session 1

June 28- July 1

Session 2

July 19- July 22 (beginner ONLY 10-11:30am)

Session 3

August 9- August 12

Intermediate 10-11:30am/ Beginner 10:30am-12pm Costs:

$30 McCall City Limit Residents $35 Non-City of McCall Residents

Location:

Ball istra Ope tion n Mar ed ch 1 5

Jug Mtn. Ranch

YOUTH BASEBALL

Reg

M or T/W or Th starting May 10 Co-ed Coach Pitch

Ages 6-8

4:30-5:30pm

Co-ed Modified Kid Pitch

Ages 8-10

5:30-6:30pm

Kid Pitch

Ages 10-12

6:30-7:30pm

YOUTH SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL T/TH

Important League Information:

Kid Pitch

All games will be played in McCall, versus McCall teams. ensure

a

variety

of

teams

to

play,

and

focus

on

game

Softball will open for ages 10-12, and ideally we will get to

fill

2

teams.

If

you

are

interested

in

summer registration opens May 1

Cost:

$35 McCall City Limit Resident $40 Non-City of McCall Residents

coaching

contact Tara (208) 634-8968 or twoods@mccall.id.us

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Ages 10-12

To

knowledge we decided to make ages 6-10 co-ed baseball.

enough

starting May 11

Free-Coach's Child Location:

Gold Glove Park ball fields

6:30-7:30pm


Jug Mountain Ranch Bike Trails

Youth Rec Programs

PICKLEBALL Session 1

June 21-24

Session 2 July 5-8 Location: The Club Pickleball Courts Cost: $25 McCall City Limit Residents $30 Non-McCall City Residents Ages 6-8

5:00-6:00pm

Ages 9+

6:00-7:00pm

TENNIS Session 1

July 26-29

Session 2

August 16-19

Location: McCall-Donnelly High School courts Costs:

$30 McCall City Limit Residents $35 Non-McCall City Residents

Ages 5-7

9:00-10:00am

Ages 8-10

10:00-11:00am

Ages 11+

11:00am-12:00pm

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Youth Rec Programs Rotary Park

WEE SOCCER Volunteer Coaches Needed July 13- August Aug 5 Ages 4-5

5:00-6:00pm

Ages 6-8

6:00-7:00pm

Costs:

$25 McCall City Limit Residents $30 Non-McCall City Residents FREE- Coach's child

Location:

Barbara Morgan Elem. fields

Fee includes team shirt and photo

T-BALL Volunteer Coaches Needed July 12- August 4 Ages 4-6 4:30-5:30pm Costs:

$25 McCall City Limit Residents $30 Non-McCall City Residents FREE- Coach's child

Location: Gold Glove Ball Field

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Summer registration opens May 1

Fee includes team shirt and photo


Youth Rec Programs

Rotary Park

SNAG (Starting New At Golf) July 6-8 Ages 4-5 Ages 5-6 Cost:

10:00-11:00am 11:00am-12:00pm

$20 McCall City Limit Residents $25 Non-McCall City Residents

Location: McCall Golf Course- driving range (located along walking path- follow signs) Please bring filled water bottle

SLIP N' SLIDE DAYS Join Parks and Recreation every Wednesday for a 50' slip and slide into Payette Lake. Your Own Boogie Board!

BYOBB- Bring

This is a free event

brought to you with funds from YAC (Youth Advocacy Coalition) July 14- August 18 Wednesdays

Art Roberts Park

12:00pm-2:00pm

Art Roberts Park (the bear park)

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Volunteer Opportunities Yth Baseball & Softball Coaches May 3- June 24

Mile High Mile Safety Boaters & Support July 31

Baseball M/W

8:45am- 10:30am

Must have own watercraft, will be supplied with a

Softball T/Th

floatation device

Co-ed Coach Pitch

Ages 6-8

Co-ed Modified Coach

Ages 8-10

Kid Pitch Baseball/ Softball

Ages 10-12

Yth Soccer Coaches July 13- August 5 T/TH

Ages 4-5

5:00-6:00pm

Ages 6-8

6:00-7:00pm

KIDS Wild Ride Triathlon Event

Yth T-ball Coaches

Sunday, August 15

July 12-August 4 M/W

Ages 4-6

Contact us to let us know how you can help:

5:00-6:00pm

Tara (208) 634-8968 or email twoods@mccall.id.us Chris (208) 271-6380 or email mccallwintersportsclub@gmail.com

All Volunteer Coaches must complete a free, short

30-minute

background

online

paperwork.

training Training

video

and

certificate

filed away for future coaching opportunities. You

only

Coaches

have also

to

take receive

the

course

free

once.

program

registration for one child. For more information contact Tara at (208) 634-8968 or email twoods@mccall.is.us

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Summer registration opens May 1

Park Maintenance Help Great opportunities for groups; including weeding, micro-trash pickup, and beach clean-up.


Adult Rec Programs

Sheep Bridge at Riverfront Park

CORN HOLE LEAGUE Open to players 15 yrs + Limited to 16 teams (minimum of 2; maximum of 4 players per team)

July 8-August 5 Thursday; 5:00pm-7:00pm Broken Horn Brewery- gravel lot by bike path $30 team fee (guaranteed 2, 30-minute games each Thursday)

ADULT CO-ED SOFTBALL LEAGUE League open to players 15 yrs. + Limited to 6 teams (minimum of 10; maximum of 18 players per team)

Must have minimum of 3 women per team July 5- August 11 Games played Tuesdays & Wednesdays 5:30 & 7:00pm Gold Glove Park $300 team fee (guaranteed 2 games each week)

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Walk With Ease (WWE) Join

certified

WWE

instructors

and

the

Arthritis

Foundation for a 6-week series of classes. Participants learn how to best exercise and move for their body and ability. Course material included. Some participants may need doctor's permission before attending class. Session 1:

May 3- June 10

Session 2: September 13- October 21 9:00-10:00am Mondays and Thursdays at McCall Senior Center Tuesdays at Elk Creek Church walking track Cost: $15

Trips & Tours Gather a friend and join us for a regional day trip. Each trip is limited to 10 passengers and requires preregistration (available online or in-person at City Hall). Mundo Hot Springs, Cambridge, ID June 11

10:30am-3:30pm

$12, includes admission & transportation Bring towel, bathing suit and pack a lunch

Historical Museum of St. Gertrude's August 6

10:00am- 5:00pm

$20, includes sack lunch

McCall Historic Cycling Tour Join

us

for

a

fun

and

informative

outing

to

learn

about

McCall's history through historic properties. The ride will be led

by

Walt

Sledzieski,

member

of

the

McCall

Historic

Preservation Commission, Central Idaho Historical Museum, and the Idaho Heritage Trust. Walt enjoys telling the stories of those that founded and developed the area. come

with

their

own

bicycle,

helmet,

and

Riders should water

Capable younger riders welcome. July 17 September 11 10:00am-12:00pm Free (donations to the Central ID Historical Museum appreciated) Meet at parking lot behind City Hall

Historic McCall Tour App at

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Summer registration opens May 1

www.mccall.id.us/historic-preservation

bottle.


Special Events

Legacy Park

MOVIE NIGHTS Movies start at dark, start times are approx. Bring movie snacks, beverages and extra blankets (it's cold when that sun

goes

down).

July

movie

sponsored

by

Cheap

Thrills

Rentals! July 3 @ Dusk approx. 10pm August TBD Legacy Park

Legacy Park

MILE HIGH MILE OPEN WATER SWIM Saturday, July 31

One-way swim from Legacy to Rotary

Park $25 Before June 30 $30 July 1-24 $35 July 25-30 $40 Day of Swim Check in at 8:30am, Race starts at 9:30am

SENIOR WOOD BAT TOURNAMENT September 10-12, 2021 at Gold Glove Park $300 until July 31 $325 August 1-31 $350 Sept. 1-3 Players 60+ (maximum 2 players ages 55-59) Fee includes Friday night BBQ mccallrec.com

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OUR PARKS & PATHS Parks & Recreation facilities are available for use by the public whenever possible. Reservations may be completed online at www.mccallrec.com. Special use permits or scheduling the use of a facilities is required for any community, special or private event involving more than routine use of a park or facility.

Art Roberts Park, 327 E Lake St.

Harshman Skate Park & McCall Skills Pump Park, 128 Idaho St.

A great place to relax & view Payette Lake. It features municipal

The best skate park under the Salmon River Mountains. Thanks Tony

docks, grassy slopes with picnic benches & a small sandy wading

Hawk Foundation! Harshman Skate Park features concrete bowls

& swimming beach (at your own risk; there are no lifeguards). Art

with coping, fun boxes, and plenty of ledges and rails to grind. A

Roberts Park is home to the first piece of public art in McCall—

new pump park has been added for BMX riders or young riders finetuning their mountain bike skills.

the five fun-loving bears.

Central Idaho Historic Museum , 124 W. Lake St.

Brown Park, 1500 E. Lake St. BROWN PARK WILL BE CLOSED FOR REPAIRS & IMPROVEMENTS SUMMER '21

The

The former location of the McCall Mill, is a great place for family

learning. Along with the visitor’s center & heritage room, there are

outings. A shoreline path encompasses the picnic tables, public

tours of the fire warden’s house at the Historical Museum. This site

restrooms, benches & children’s playground facilities (provided

also contains an informational kiosk & day-use area with walking

a

Located in downtown McCall, Centennial Plaza commemorates McCall's 100th anniversary as a community, established July 19th, beautiful

mosaic

is

an

excellent

place

for

recreation

&

used

book

space.

Visit

the

Historical

Museum

online

at

cihmuseum.org

Centennial Plaza, 905 N. 3rd St.

This

Museum

paths & picnic sites, public restrooms, several historical buildings &

by generous private donations & volunteer help).

1911.

Historical

displays

McCall's

past

historical

events. Citizens or visitors can purchase a brick to celebrate, commemorate, or dedicate in honor of a loved one or a special event.

Legacy Park, 1120 E. Lake St. Near

the

central

downtown

location

shopping

for

summer

area,

Legacy

recreation.

Park

is

the

Amenities

premier

include

a

volleyball court, picnic tables for relaxation, an enclosed swimming area (at your own risk; there are no lifeguards), public restrooms & a public boat ramp for watercraft.

Davis Beach, 590 Lick Creek Rd.

River Front Park, 610 S. Mission,

Outside of the downtown area, Davis Beach is a quieter area favored by families & nearby cabin owners. Whether under the shade of scattered pine trees or basking in the sun, the sand & water offer many diverse activities for all ages. The swimming

Excellent

opportunities

for

fishing

along

a

scenic

nature

trail

following the meanders of the North Fork Payette River. Located slightly off the beaten path, Riverfront Park receives less traffic than other parks with plenty of room to roam and catch a few fish.

area is at your own risk; there are no lifeguards. There are also public restrooms & two docks, which are privately maintained &

Rotary Park, 333 W. Lake St.

owned,

With what began as a Rotary International Club improvement site,

but

open

to

courteous

public

pedestrian

use.

Boat

mooring is limited to the dock & cabin owners.

this park has become highly visible & noted for its aesthetic location on

the

lake.

Rotary

Park

is

great

for

families—the

beach

&

Disc Golf Course Nature Area

playground facilities and open water swim lanes provide excellent

The 9-hole Disc Golf Course is a 10 acre Nature Area located just

recreational

south of the McCall-Donnelly High School along the bike path.

restrooms, picnic tables & a swimming beach (at your own risk;

The

natural

moderate

in

forested

difficulty

area

but

and

should

terrain

appeal

make

to

this

novice

course

and

well-

versed players alike.

opportunities.

There

is

a

grassy

patch,

public

there are no lifeguards.

Wild Horse Park, 708 Thompson Ave. McCall's newest park and first sensory trail! Wild Horse Park is a

Gold Glove Park, 720 Fairway Dr. If you are looking to catch a local baseball game or play a friendly game of kickball, Gold Glove Park is the place to be. Sporting events are encouraged on these diamonds! Playground, restrooms, and concession stand available too.

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small neighborhood pocket park featuring a native plant garden, wildlife habitat trees, and Firewise landscaping. A great place to relax in the shade and take in all things wild.


Wooley St. Boardwalk

Photo Credit: Mckenzie Kramer

McCall Parks and Recreation maintains more than nine miles of paved pathways for walking and running. The City’s pathways are dog-friendly, as long as your four-legged pals are on a leash. Please remember to clean up after your dog. Get out and take advantage of all McCall has to offer this season! View pathway maps online or grab a copy at City Hall.

Oxeye Daisy

Dalmatian Toadflax

Noxious Weed Let's Pull Together Control Program

Spotted Knapweed

July 9-August 13 Join knowledgeable parks

staff every Friday from 11:00am-12:30pm behind the parks shop at 300 Park St.

Mixed herbicide,

limited spray equipment, personal protective gear and safe-use instructions will be provided to preregistered landowners within the City for their use. Spray is not the only way to rid your property of noxious weeds.

For more information please call Parks Superintendent Eddie at (208) 634-8969.

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McCall Library Summer Reading Program June 28- August 11 Elementary (kids going into 1-5 grade)

Fridays 11am-12pm OR 1-2pm Tween (kids going into 6-8 grade)

Wednesdays 1:00-2:30pm FREE to participate, registration starts May 10 mccall.readsquared.com

MOSS DAY CAMP June 14August 6

MOSS adventure day camp offers camp dates throughout the summer for all ages. Visit for more details.

PLCA 4 KIDS Ages 6-12 8:30a-5:00p Cost: $40/day

Ages 10-15

www.uidaho.edu-MOSS

Fridays Only, 6:30-10:00pm

JULY 12-16

PARADISE POINT DAY CAMP

Cost: $25 each session

STEM

JULY 19-23

JULY

Discovery

Nocturnal Animals, Night Hike and Astronomy

June 21-25 July 5-9

9-30

To learn more and to register, visit:www.PLCA4kids.org

July 12-16 July 19-23 July 26-30

CAMP INVENTION

5 weeks of Day Camp for kids age

June 14-18

7-12 visit their page to learn more.

One week of camp hosted at

www.paradise.episcopalidaho.org

Barbara R. Morgan Elementary, extended day option register

CAMP PINEWOOD DAY CAMP June 14-18 June 21-25 July 5-9

online: www.invent.org

QUAKER HILL DAY CAMP June 15-18

August 2-7 Quaker Hill offers Day Camp for kids

Day camp is for kids in grades K- 4th grade. Register online at www.camppinewood.org

OVERNIGHT CAMP June 26-30

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1st -5th Grade and a Kids Camp with overnight for 4th-5th Grade. Other offerings available visit: www.quakerhillcamp.com


Events, Fundraisers, and Sports Organizations

Community Parks& Recreation facilities are available for use by the public whenever possible. Reservations may be completed online at www.mccallrec.com. Special use permits or scheduling the use of a facilities is required for any community, special or private event involving more than routine use of a park or facility. To reserve a park visit: www.mccallrec.com/facility-search

McCall United Soccer Association- MUSA

Ponderosa Trail Challenge Roots Forest School Virtual Event

facebook.com/McCallUnitedSoccer Association

July 1-31 rootsforestschool.com

Hockey- Figure Skating- Learn to Skate Manchestericecenter.com

Kaleidoscope Arts Festival TBD

(208) 634-3570

10:00am-2:00pm

Central Idaho Historic Museum McCall Football Club mccallfootballclub@gmail.com

McCall Airport Open House June 26

8:00am-12:00pm Mountain Dance Unlimited

336 Dienhard Ln.

(208) 315-1126

Little Ski Hill’s Skate Down July & August

The Club Swim Team

Dates TBD

(208) 634-5838

littleskihill.org (208) 634-5691

McCall Taekwondo Club

KIDS Wild Ride Triathlon- 3 distances to choose from August 15

Ages 14 and under

Ponderosa State Park www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=236238

mccalltaekwondoclub.com

Mountain Madness Softball Mccallmountainmadness.com

High Mountain Babe Ruth Baseball facebook.com/High-Mountain-BabeRuth-Baseball (208) 630-4167

Art Roberts Park

Legacy Park

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Mission Enhance the quality of life for community youth and adults through recreation programs and outdoor spaces.

Swim lanes at Rotary Park

We welcome constructive comments and ideas. Please don't hesitate to contact us. Enjoy all McCall has to offer this summer season, keep up to date on current health restrictions and Recreate Responsibly in McCall, Idaho's Outdoor Playground!

Summer Registration Opens May 1

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