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Spring-Summer 2020

Program Guide IN THIS ISSUE: MUSIC ON MAIN SPECIAL EVENTS

SUMMER CAMPS

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Register online at: monroenc.org/DEPARTMENTS/PARKS-RECREATION

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The Monroe Parks and Recreation team strives to provide quality recreation facilities and programs that promote healthy and active living opportunities for our residents. Throughout this Program Guide you will find a variety of offerings for all ages and fitness levels. At our facilities you can enjoy golf, swimming, athletic programs and leagues, fitness classes, senior programs and much more. Day Camps, After School and educational programs are offered year round at many of our facilities. Spend some time in one of our parks

picnicking and enjoying the playground with your children. Explore our downtown area as you enjoy a walk or run on our Greenway. Or, if you prefer indoor activities, our Aquatics and Fitness Center has something for everyone. Sign up for a membership and start your journey to a healthier life today. Please take a few moments to explore this Guide and see for yourself how these resources can enrich your life. — Tonya Edwards, Parks and Recreation Director

Youth Athletics CONTACT: Rae

Moore | 704.282.4663 | rlmoore@monroenc.org | monroenc.org/departments/parks-recreation For more information on camps or volunteering, please contact Rae Moore.

ONE DAY PROGRAMS

ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL ONE DAY PROGRAMS. Register online at monroenc.org HOME RUN DERBY Sunset Park AGES: 5-12 DATE: 3/20 TIME: 4:00 pm FEE: FREE Come show us your skills. Winners will receive a prize! Age groups will be decided upon registration to make sure competition is fair. SOCCER GOLF 5-12 4:30 pm FREE Dickerson Center DATE: 6/1 and 6/15 Winchester Center DATE: 6/8 and 6/29 Sutton Park Center DATE: 6/22 and 7/20 J. Ray Shute Center DATE: 7/13 and 7/27 This activity is purposefully designed for participants to try something new, meet new friends and have fun! AGES: TIME: FEE:

SUMMER SPORTS CLINICS ONLINE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. AGES: 5 – 12 TIME: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm FEE: $15.00 per session or $50.00 for all sessions. Clinics provide a great way for children of all ages to meet new friends with similar interests. Each clinic will offer sport specific skills training. For more information, please contact Rae Moore at 704.282.4663 or rlmoore@ monroenc.org. SPORT: BASEBALL Sunset Park DAY: Tuesday, 6/23 SPORT: TENNIS Dickerson Tennis Courts DAY: Tuesday, 6/30 SPORT: FLAG FOOTBALL Parks Williams Athletic Complex Soccer Fields DAY: Tuesday, 7/14 SPORT: SOCCER Parks Williams Athletic Complex Soccer Fields DAY: Tuesday, 7/21 SPORT: BASKETBALL Winchester Recreation Complex Gymnasium DAY: Tuesday, 8/28

VIBE COMMUNITY TENNIS Dickerson Recreation Complex Tennis Courts AGES: 6 – 12 DATES: Mondays; 6/15, 7/20, 8/17 TIME: 10:00 am – 11:00 am COST: FREE Monroe Parks and Recreation Department is introducing the sport of tennis to this community by offering this program to those interested in improving his/her knowledge about the game. We are committed to offering a variety of classes, camps and lessons that are created to ensure a fun and safe environment that focuses on the fundamentals of the sport. Our goal is to cultivate a learning environment that will help kids fall in love with tennis.

KINDERSPORTS Dickerson Community Center AGES: 3–5 DATES: Saturdays; 5/30, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11, 7/25 TIME: 10:00 am – 11:00 am COST: $5.00 per session; minimum of 4 participants Monroe Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce KinderSports, an enrichment sports program for children ages 3-5 to learn the absolute basics of sports through play and experience. KinderSports is designed to spark children’s interest in a variety of sports and activities throughout a total of 5 sessions. Each session will strive to help children develop hand/eye coordination through activities that promote cooperation, team work and sportsmanship.


Youth Athletics CONTACT: Rae

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Moore | 704.282.4663 | rlmoore@monroenc.org | monroenc.org/departments/parks-recreation

COACHING

BASEBALL, BASKETBALL, FOOTBALL, AND TRACK & FIELD

4 & 5 - INSTRUCTIONAL DIVISIONS Introduces new players to a specific sport, and begins teaching the basic skills associated. Focus is on skill development and fun. Rules are modified to present optimum playing experience. Practices and games are held together on week nights and Saturdays. 5&6/7&9 DEVELOPMENTAL DIVISIONS Begins developing fundamentals for each specific sport. Rules are modified to present the optimum playing experience for novice participants. Practices and games are on week nights and Saturdays.

The Monroe Parks and Recreation Department relies heavily on volunteer youth sport coaches to help provide our participants with quality recreational experiences. Anyone interested in volunteering as a head or assistant coach should contact Rae Moore at 704.282.4663 or rlmoore@monroenc.org. Volunteers are always needed! All volunteers must undergo a background screening prior to the start of each sport specific season.

10 & 12 DIVISIONS Builds on basic fundamentals for each sport. Rules are slightly modified to present the optimum playing experience for participants with limited exposure. Practices and games are on week nights and Saturdays. 13 & 15 DIVISIONS Designed to promote teamwork, sportsmanship and advance fundamental development. Little to no rule modifications. Practices and games are on week nights and Saturdays.

COACHING RESPONSIBILITIES: • Be organized and prepared for practices and games. Practice guidelines are provided if needed. • Communicate and keep all parents informed about practices, games, pictures, etc. • Know the rules regarding the sport in which you are coaching. • Remember winning will NEVER be the main focus of our youth leagues. • Teach the fundamentals of the game, help the children establish a sense of teamwork, and always remember to have fun! • Head coaches will receive reimbursement for registration fee at the conclusion of the season for their child (one per Head Coach) It is the coach’s responsibility to notify Monroe Parks & Recreation if he/she does not receive the reimbursement check within one (1) month after the season ends. IF YOU ARE A NEW COACH, PLEASE VISIT monroenc.org/Departments/Parks-Recreation, click on Athletics, then the Coaches Corner for ideas on practice plans.

YOUTH ATHLETICS CALENDAR SPRING 2020

Age As Of

Registration Dates

Playing Season

City Resident Cost

NonResident Cost

Activity

Description

Age Group

Baseball

T-Ball

5-6

May 1

January 1-31

February-April

$20

$40

Baseball

Rookies

7-8

May 1

January 1-31

February-April

$25

$50

Baseball

Minors

9-10

May 1

January 1-31

February-April

$25

$50

Baseball

Majors

11-12

May 1

January 1-31

February-April

$25

$50

Track & Field

Co-Ed

5-12

April 1

March 1-31

April-June

$15

$30

FALL 2020 Age As Of

Registration Dates

Playing Season

City Resident Cost

NonResident Cost

Activity

Description

Age Group

Football

Flag

5-12

August 31

July 1-August 31

September-November

$25

$50

Soccer

Co-Ed

5-12

August 31

July 1-August 31

September-November

$60

$120

For more information contact Rae Moore at 704.282.4663 or rlmoore@monroenc.org

VOLUNTEER COACHES ARE NEEDED FOR ALL YOUTH SPORTS!!! If you have a passion for sports and would like to share your knowledge and skills, please sign up today! If interested, please contact Rae Moore at 704.282.4663 or rlmoore@monroenc.org.


Youth Athletics – Registration Form

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CONTACT: Rae

Moore | 704.282.4663 | rlmoore@monroenc.org | monroenc.org/departments/parks-recreation

Participant’s Name:_________________________________________________________________________ Age:________________________ Date of Birth:_______________________________________________

Female_______

Male_______

Address:____________________________________________________ City:_______________________________________________________ Preferred Phone #:___________________________________________ EMail:______________________________________________________ Parents Name(s):__________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Please indicate any physical limitations:______________________________________________________________________________________ How did you hear about this league?________________________________________________________________________________________ Have you played with Monroe Parks and Recreation before?

If yes, which Sport/Team?

Yes

No

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COACHES NEEDED!!!!! Would you like to volunteer to be a COACH? If yes, please list contact information: Name:______________________________________________ Phone: *Head coaches will receive reimbursement for registration fee at the conclusion of the season for their child (1 per Head Coach) It is the coach’s responsibility to notify Monroe Parks & Recreation if he/she does not receive the reimbursement check within one (1) month after the season ends.

PARENTS READ CAREFULLY

I/We hereby agree to release and waive any claim or cause of action which may occur against Monroe Parks and Recreation staff, authorized persons, or agencies participating in youth sports, arising out of any injury to the person or property during youth sports or in transit to and from athletic activities at different locations. I/We hereby agree and consent for the Monroe Parks and Recreation staff to secure emergency medical attention, if necessary. I/We hereby agree and consent to the use of photographs for publicity purposes associated with youth sports. Parent Signature:___________________________________________________________________________ Date:_______________________ Activity:

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T-Ball ($20) Flag ($25)

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Rookies ($25) Soccer ($60)

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Minors ($25)

Majors ($25)

Basketball ($35)

Track & Field ($15)

*Non-Resident Registration fees will apply for Non-City of Monroe Residents **City of Monroe resident youth athletic program participants meeting the eligibility requirements, per UCPS, for free lunch will receive a 30% discount on registration fees. Participant must provide eligibility verification and complete a scholarship application. Shirt Size: YOUTH

ADULT

Pants Size: YOUTH (Baseball ONLY) ADULT

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Small Small Small Small

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Medium Medium Medium Medium

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Large Large Large Large

X-Large Other:___________________________ X-Large Other:___________________________

** NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED ONCE PRACTICES BEGIN **

Registration form and fees may be mailed to: PO Box 69, Monroe NC 28111, Attn.: Rae Moore Please make all checks payable to: City of Monroe *FOR DEPARTMENT USE ONLY*

Yes

No

REGISTRATION FEE received: $_______________________________

Birth Certificate:

CC_____________ CASH_____________ CHECK#____________

Date Paid _________ / _________ / _________ Staff_________


Adult Athletics

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REGISTRATION:

The Monroe Parks and Recreation Department | 2325 Hanover Dr. | Monroe NC 28110 | Mon. - Fri., 8:00am - 5:00pm, during open registration periods | For more information on adult athletics, please contact Rae Moore | 704.282.4663 | rlmoore@monroenc.org

ADULT SPORTS CALENDAR

Activity

Description

Age Group

Adult Softball

Men, Women, Co-Ed

18+

Adult Softball

Men, Women, Co-Ed

18+

Adult Softball

Men, Women, Co-Ed

18+

Registration Dates

Playing Season

Cost Per Team

March 1-31

April-May

$450

May 1-31

June-July

$450

August 1-31

September-October

$450

SPRING 2020

SUMMER 2020 FALL 2020

ADULT OPEN GYM AGES 19 & UP: YEARLY: DAILY: AGES 16 - 18:

Membership required: Resident $20.00 | Non-Resident $75.00 Resident $1.00 | Non-Resident $1.50 No membership required

Enjoy full court basketball at a community center close to you! Membership includes access to all amenities at all community centers excluding the Old Armory Community Center and the Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center.

J. Ray Shute Center Sutton Park Center Winchester Center open gym 16 & Up Monday - Friday 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Dickerson Center Open Gym & Weight Room 13 & Up Monday / Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday / Thursday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00pm Winchester community center Fitness Room 16 & Up Monday - Friday 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MONROE RECREATIONAL TABLE TENNIS CLUB Dickerson Center AGES: All ages CONTACT: Karen Ritter | 586.596.2661 or visit DAY: Mondays & Wednesdays, Ongoing monroereacreationaltabletennis. TIME: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm wordpress.com FEE: $1.00/daily Challenge your friends to a game of table tennis. All skill levels welcome. Equipment is provided.

MONROE PICKLEBALL CLUB Winchester Center, Dickerson Center Tennis Courts AGES: 50 & up as of 12/31 of the current year DAY: Tuesdays & Thursdays TIME: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEES: RESIDENT: $25.00 NON-RESIDENT: $35.00 CONTACT: RAE MOORE | 704.282.4663 | RLMOORE@MONROENC.ORG

Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports and a great way for seniors to stay active. Members receive a discount at Pickleball Central.

THROWBACK THURSDAY KICKBALL Location: Dickerson Baseball Field AGES: 18+ DAY: Thursdays, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27 TIME: 6:30pm – 8:30 pm Get your friends together for some Throwback Thursdays recreational co-ed kickball league. This program is dedicated to providing the community with a high energy adult kickball program on pre-selected Thursday nights. Each team will receive a t-shirt and play four regular games during the month of August.


SUMMER Camps

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BEYOND SPORTS CAMPS

DICKERSON SUMMER FUN DAY CAMP CONTACT: Kimberly

Scott; 704.282.4649; kscott@monroenc.org Dickerson Center DAY: Monday - Friday TIME: 7:00 am - 6:30 pm AGES: 4 - 12 FEE: $75.00/week A non-refundable $10.00 per week is due at registration to hold spot. Full payment must be received before the first day of week registered. Join us for a splashing good time. Each week will be filled with trips, crafts, sport activities and games. Possible daily activities include: Swimming, Basketball, Floor Hockey, Frisbee Golf, Racquetball, Soccer and much more. WEEK ONE: 6/8 – 6/12 TRIP: Reedy Creek Park 6/10 FEE: No fee WEEK TWO: 6/15 – 6/19 TRIP: Carowinds 6/17 FEE: $40.00 WEEK THREE: 6/22 – 6/26 TRIP: Asheboro Zoo 6/24 FEE: $11.00 WEEK FOUR: 6/29 – 7/3 TRIP: Kannapolis Pool 7/1 FEE: $10.00 WEEK FIVE: 7/6 – 7/10 TRIP: Dan Nicholas Park 7/8 FEE: $13.00 WEEK SIX: 7/13 – 7/17 TRIP: Concord Speed Park 7/15 FEE: $30.00 WEEK SEVEN: 7/20 – 7/24 TRIP: Big Air Trampoline Park (7/22) FEE: $18.00 WEEK EIGHT: 7/27 – 7/31 TRIP: Laser Quest 7/29 FEE: $15.00 WEEK NINE: 8/3 – 8/7 TRIP: Sports Connection 8/5 FEE: $25.00 WEEK TEN: 8/10 – 8/14 TRIP: Fox’s Bowling Alley 8/12 FEE: $10.00 WEEK ELEVEN: 8/17 – 8/21 TRIP: Schiele Museum 8/19 FEE: $12.00 WEEK TWELVE: 8/24 – 8/28 TRIP: Extreme Ice Center 8/26 FEE: $8.00

BRIDGE BUILDERS POLICE SAFETY CAMP TIME: FEE:

10:00 am – 4:00 pm FREE Sutton Park Center DAY: Monday – Wednesday, 6/22 – 6/24 J. Ray Shute Center DAY: Tuesday – Thursday, 7/28 – 7/30 Winchester Center DAY: Monday – Wednesday, 8/10 – 8/12 * Pre-registration required.*

Get to know your community police officers and learn about what they do on a daily basis. We have partnered with the Monroe Police Department to offer a fun and exciting week of activities. Educate yourself on how to be safe and how to recognize dangerous situations. Earn your badge while having a great time swimming, playing games and learning more about what it takes to be a police officer.

TEENS FOR TOMORROW VOCATIONAL EXPERIENCE CAMP Sutton Park CENTER J. Ray Shute CENTER DAY: Monday, 6/22 DAY: Wednesday, 6/24 TIME: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm TIME: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm FEE: FREE FEE: FREE Winchester CENTER Dickerson CENTER DAY: Tuesday, 6/23 DAY: Thursday, 6/25 TIME: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm TIME: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm FEE: FREE FEE: FREE * Pre-registration required. Limit of 20 participants per day* The Teens for Tomorrow Vocational Experience will focus on four different vocational studies; Electrical Engineering, HVAC Technology, Machinery and Welding. Participants will be provided with hands on experience with each topic and will learn about how they can reach their career goals. Parks and Recreation have partnered with South Piedmont Community College to offer fun, interactive and engaging programs with professional instruction provided by South Piedmont Community College. SELF DEFENSE CLASS

REGISTRATION AND FIRST CLASS: Friday, 6/12 DATES: Fridays, 6/12 – 8/28 TIMES: White belts – 6:15 pm – 7 pm Returning Yellow/Green Belts – 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm Returning Blue Belts and above – 7:45 pm – 8:30 pm FEE: $11.00 Registration Fee and $9.00 per class

Promoting safety awareness, self-discipline, physical fitness, self-confidence and lots of fun, this course for children is designed for self-defense purposes emphasizing child safety awareness. This is not a class on bullying tactics, instead the focus is on self-discipline rather than aggression. A certified black belt will teach various basic self defense techniques and forms. No physical contact is allowed in the beginner classes. Students completing the course with perfect attendance will receive a medal.

Sutton Park Center BASKETBALL DATES: Tuesdays and Thursdays; 6/30 – 7/9 TIME: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm AGES: 10-16 FEE: FREE FOOTBALL DATES: Tuesdays; 7/21 – 7/28 TIME: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm AGES: 10-16 FEE: FREE Join our staff throughout the summer for a unique take on sports. Sports are fun, but athletes also learn valuable life lessons including leadership, decision making and teamwork. Participants will practice basic fundamental skills, all while building character. Snacks will be provided.

CAMP 1872 FIRE SAFETY Participants will be able to gain an appreciation of fire and life safety issues, develop valuable skills used in search and rescue operations, increase team building skills, and become an advocate for safety. Limit of 32 participants. Fire Station #4 – 3907 Old Charlotte Highway Fire Station Training Facility – Quarry Road AGES: 11 – 14 Years Old DAY: Tuesday – Friday, 6/18 – 6/21 TIME: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm FEE: Free


Community Happenings

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All community happenings events are FREE.

PARENT’S NIGHT OUT Dickerson Center AGES: 5 – 12 DAY: March - May 3/13; register by 3/6 4/3; register by 3/27 5/15; register by 5/8 6/5; register by 5/28 TIME: 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm FEE: $8.00 Drop your kids off with us and enjoy a night out or just relax. Our staff will provide supervised activities including pizza, movies, and other fun gym games.

FAMILY FIRST NIGHTS J. Ray Shute Center AGES: Open to all families DAY: 1st Thursday of every month TIME: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm FEE: FREE Sutton Park Center AGES: Open to all families DAY: 2nd Thursday of every month TIME: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm FEE: FREE Winchester Center AGES: Open to all families DAY: 3rd Thursday of every month TIME: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm FEE: FREE Old Armory Center AGES: Open to all families DAY: 4th Thursday of every month FEE: FREE Bring the entire family for fun activities, pizza, movies and so much more! Meet your neighbors and enjoy all our community centers have to offer. Spend some quality time with your family and friends every Thursday night! Visit all of our facilities for a night filled with fun!!!

WINCHESTER CENTER | SUTTON PARK CENTER | J. RAY SHUTE CENTER

BACK2SCHOOL BASH AGES: 5 – 18 years old (Children must be accompanied by an adult) DATE: Saturday, 8/1 TIME: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm In partnership with Volunteer 2 Serve and Give, Winchester, Sutton Park and the J. Ray Shute Centers are collaborating to provide our community with free back to school supplies. Fill your backpacks with school supplies and more while enjoying music, food and games!!! Visit each of these facilities to make sure you stock up on these important supplies.

J. RAY SHUTE CENTER

SAINT PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION AGES: All families welcome DATE: Tuesday, 3/17 FEE: FREE Find out about the history behind St. Patrick’s Day while enjoying festive food, games and fun! Make sure to wear green and find out what the luck of the Irish is all about! J. RAY SHUTE BUNNY TRAIL All families welcome Thursday, 4/2 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Easter Bunny will make his way through the J. Ray Shute Center leaving all kinds of surprises behind. Gather your friends and family and find as many surprises as you can. We will have games, activities, food and more waiting for you while you search for the awesome surprises the Easter Bunny left behind.

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HEALTHY EARTH AND HEALTHY BODY AGES: All families welcome DATE: Wednesday, 4/22 TIME: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm In collaboration with North Carolina Agricultural Extension, we will celebrate how keeping the earth healthy helps in keeping you healthy. Learn about how much the earth can provide and how fun it can be to grow your own food to share with your family and friends. CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION AGES: All families welcome DATE: Tuesday, 5/5 TIME: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico’s victory at the Battle of Puebla in the FrancoAmerican War in 1862. Since then, the 5th of May has been a day to celebrate Mexican heritage. We will have festive games, food and activities for your entire family to enjoy. SCHOOLS OUT KICK OFF CELEBRATION AGES: All families welcome DATE: Tuesday, 6/9 TIME: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Summer has officially begun! Kick off another great summer in Monroe at the J. Ray Shute Center! There is nothing better to celebrate the start of the Summer than an awesome Ice Cream Party! Celebrate another successful school year and reward yourself!

OLD ARMORY CENTER

SPRINGTIME SMOOTHIES AGES: All families welcome DATE: Tuesday, 4/14 TIME: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Eating healthy can be delicious! Join us at Old Armory Community Center and welcome the spring season with tasty heart healthy smoothies. Learn how healthy foods can be transformed into your favorite smoothie flavors.

PIZZA AND PORTRAITS AGES: All families welcome DATE: Thursday, 4/23 TIME: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Tap into your creativity and enjoy some pizza while painting self-portraits. We have all you need to capture yourself on canvas! Be ready for fun and artistic night! FUN AND FRUGAL FAMILY TIME DATE: Wednesday, 5/27 TIME: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Family time is always fun, but let us let you in on some secrets to make family night a success without breaking the bank. Create your own board games or play some classic ones. This night is sure to spark fun conversation. Light refreshments will be served. END OF SCHOOL YEAR CELEBRATION AGES: 6 – 15 years old DATE: Tuesday, 6/2 TIME: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm The Summer of 2020 is finally here, so relax and enjoy some well-deserved time off. Kick off your summer at the Old Armory Center and celebrate another successful year! SUMMER CHILL All families welcome Friday, 7/24 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Beat the heat at the Old Armory Center with free ice cream, games, music and much more! The entire family will have a chance to win door prizes, enjoy old fashioned ice cream and enjoy much needed family time. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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EASTER BASH AGES: All families welcome DATE: Saturday, 3/28 TIME: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm The Easter Bunny never forgets to stop by Sutton Park Center! Bring your baskets and a sharp eye to find all of the Easter eggs you can find. Sutton Park Community Center will have festive games, crafts and food to help you enjoy this fun Holiday. SPRING FLING All families welcome Saturday, 5/16 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Spring is in the air and the cold weather is behind us. Enjoy the beautiful weather with bounce houses, fun carnival games, food and much more! This is the FREE community event you have been waiting for!!

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DICKERSON CENTER EASTER EGG DYING DATE: Saturday, 4/11 TIME: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm AGES: 5 and up Come to Dickerson for an EGG-cellent time dying and decorating Easter eggs. Eggs and dyes provided.

FAMILY FUN MOVIE NIGHT – MOANA AGES: All families welcome DATE: Saturday, 5/9 TIME: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Join us for a fun movie night in at Dickerson. We will have plenty of popcorn for you and your family to enjoy.

Community Happenings END OF SCHOOL PARTY AGES: All families welcome DATE: Saturday, 6/20 TIME: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Gather together with your family and friends to celebrate another successful school year. Sutton Park staff will be on hand to shower you with food, fun and games! Don’t miss it!

WINCHESTER CENTER

HEALTHY TOGETHER AGES: All families welcome DATE: Saturday, 3/28 TIME: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Healthy lifestyles are easier when we work together and support each other. Join your friends and family for a heart healthy day. Begin your journey to good health with your community. Take advantage of tips from professionals, health screenings, exercise

SUMMER BLAST OFF PICNIC IN THE PARK AGES: All families welcome DATE: Saturday, 6/13 TIME: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Welcome Summer with family and friends at an awesome picnic in the park with music, games, and much more! SUNDAES ON SUNDAY ICE CREAM SOCIAL AGES: All families welcome DATE: Sunday, 7/12 TIME: 1:00pm – 2:00 pm Drop in and cool off for some yummy frozen masterpieces. Build your own sundae and make it your favorite treat! BACK TO SCHOOL SPAGHETTI SOCIAL AGES: All families welcome DATE: Friday, 8/28 TIME: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Getting ready to go back to school can get busy, so let us take care of dinner! We will have food, games, music, and more to help you relax before starting another successful school year!

demonstrations, healthy snacks and much more! Presented in partnership with the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. WINCHESTER COMMUNITY EASTER EGG STRUT AGES: All ages are welcome DATE: Friday, 4/3 TIME: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Easter eggs were left EVERYWHERE by the Easter Bunny. You and your friends and family have to help us collect them all. Eggs are filled with prizes and candy! Be ready for games and activities for you and your family.

AFTERSCHOOL AT DICKERSON AGES: 4 - 12, (4 year olds must be enrolled in a preschool program) DAY: Monday - Friday TIME: Afterschool - 6:30 pm FEE: $45.00/week ($5.00 discount per extra child) Our staff picks up at these locations: Benton Heights, East, Walter Bickett, Walter Bickett Education Center, Sardis, Porter Ridge, Rocky River, Poplin, Union Academy’s Upper and Lower Schools. This program offers a range of activities for children on a daily basis, and students can take advantage of homework assistance. Once homework is done, our staff and community partners coordinate fun and enriching activities such as gardening, fine arts, gym games, team building exercises, and much more!

WINCHESTER COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP AGES: All families welcome DATE: Wednesday, 4/22 TIME: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Meet your neighbors at the Winchester Community Center to clean up your neighborhood as a community! Food, drinks and cleaning supplies will be provided. What a great way to take PRIDE in your community and celebrate Earth Day. WINCHESTER COMMUNITY FUN DAY AGES: All families welcome DATE: Saturday, 8/8 TIME: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Celebrate the diversity of Monroe! Join your friends and families and learn about the many cultures that make Monroe such a great place to live! Taste traditional food, make traditional jewelry and dance to traditional songs of different cultures!

SCHOOLS OUT FUN DAYS AGES: 4 - 12 (4 year olds must be enrolled in a certified preschool program.) DATES: Friday, 3/20 Thursday, 4/9 TIME: 7:00 am - 6:30 pm FEE: $20.00 per day ($5.00 per additional child)* *Normal afterschool fee applies, if enrolled in the afterschool program. Need care on the days your child is not in school? We provide a fun, safe and affordable environment for your child! SPRING BREAK OUT CAMP DATE: Monday – Friday, 4/13 – 4/17 TIME: 7:00 am – 6:30 pm FEE: $75.00/week Summer is almost here! Dickerson has all sorts of fun activities planned for the last break before Summer!!


Beyond the Bell Enrichment Program

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CONTACT: The Recreation Center that is hosting the study assistance, or: Parks & Recreation 704.282.4695 | monroenc.org/departments/parks-recreation

All programs are FREE. Locations are listed below each program description, offices are open Monday - Friday: Old Armory Center Sutton Park Center Winchester Center J. Ray Shute Center CONTACT: Patricia Huntley CONTACT: Hope Tanner CONTACT: Thomas Latimer CONTACT: Gail Coffey 704.282.4655 704.282.4669 704.282.4656 704.282.4654

COMMON GROUND STUDY ASSISTANCE J. Ray Shute center Sutton Park Center Winchester Center AGE: 5 & up DAY: Monday - Friday, August - May TIME: Afterschool - 4:00 pm FEE: FREE Participants will be exposed to creative methods in studying and will receive help with homework. Staff will lead lesson plans to make sure kids view learning as fun and exciting.

YWCA AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM DAY: TIME:

Monday - Friday Afterschool – 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm School breaks – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm FEE: FREE CONTACT: Millicent Williams 704.282.5765 In partnership with the Monroe Parks and Recreation Department, the YWCA offers afterschool and summer programs at the Old Armory Community Center.

ACCESS TO SUCCESS J. Ray Shute center | Sutton Park Center | Winchester Center AGES: 6 & up DAY: Monday - Friday, August - May TIME: 4:00 - 6:00pm Beyond the Bell is a drop-in program providing enrichment to children after school. Participants will be exposed to cultural activities through community partnerships in a fun and safe environment. Activities will include theatre groups, arts and crafts, gym activities, mentorships, food service and much more. School buses do not drop off for this program. Students are welcome to walk to these centers from their normal drop-off spot. While this program does not take a formal registration, we would like to gather contact information for all participants. All participants must sign the daily roster upon arrival. Any contact information that you can provide would be appreciated.

BELIEVE AND ACHIEVE Sutton Park Center DATES: Saturdays; 3/7 – 4/25 TIME: 10 am – 1 pm J. Ray Shute Center DATES: Saturdays; 5/2 – 6/20 TIME: 10 am – 1 pm Winchester Center DATES: Saturdays; 6/27 – 8/22 (No class on 7/4) TIME: 10 am – 1 pm Believe and Achieve is an eight week program that focuses on life readiness. Participants will be exposed to opportunities to help them prepare for the future and deal with the present. This is an important time in a teenager’s life. Let us provide you with resources to help influence your ability to make decisions and navigate your life. Offered in partnership with Transforming Youth Movement, this program helps teens develop supportive relationships and will assist teens with emotional and social growth.

programs for teens The City of Monroe Parks and Recreation Department has created a wide variety of resource-based programs designed to help teenagers navigate through their young lives. These programs will assist teenagers enjoy this exciting time in their lives and prepare for their future in a fun, safe and pressure-free environment. These programs are designed to help teens find out who they are and what they are capable of achieving.

L.I.T. (LEADERS IN TRAINING) TEEN EVENT SERIES The L.I.T. program is designed for teens by teens. We know teens have options, we have put together an awesome series of activities and events with teens in mind. The L.I.T. program provides fun opportunities for teens to enjoy their community and interact with their peers. All programs have been created for and will be organized by teens.

OLD ARMORY CENTER EOG PEP RALLY AGES: 12 – 18 DATE: Thursday, 5/21 TIME: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm You have been studying hard. Take a study break with us and help motivate yourself for your EOG’s. De-stress and enjoy time with your friends. Games, music and more are in store for you at OACC!!

END OF SCHOOL YEAR CELEBRATION AGES: 10 - 18 DATE: Tuesday, 6/2 TIMES: 4:00 pm -6:00 pm Kick back and welcome Summer with your friends! Old Armory will have something for everyone. Celebrate another successful school year and jump into the Summer!


programs for teens

10 SUMMER NIGHT LIGHTS Winchester DATE: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays; June – August TIME: 9 pm – 11 pm Sutton Park DATE: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays; June – August TIME: 9 pm – 11 pm J. Ray Shute DATE: 1st and 3rd Thursdays; June – August TIME: 9 pm – 11 pm Summer nights are perfect for spending time with friends! We have tons of stuff going on at all of our Community Center on select nights during the Summer. Whether you like basketball, video games, music or games, we have it. Grab your buddies and come spend some time with us; the fun is waiting for you! Offered in partnership with the City of Monroe Police Department.

BOREDOM BUSTERS AGES: 9 - 16 TIME: 5:30

pm – 7:30 pm PARACORD BRACELETS DATE: Tuesday, 5/12 LEAP LIST CHALLENGE DATE: Wednesday, 5/13 INTERNATIONAL FOOD TASTING DATE: Thursday, 5/21 Attack teen boredom with new and fun ideas to pass the time. These “device free” activities will help you utilize your creativity and imagination to stay focused over the summer.

SUTTON PARK CENTER

THE POWER OF YOU AGES: 12 – 18 DATE: Thursdays in March TIME: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Participants will be involved in a variety of scenarios that will require using tools for critical thinking, feeling like one belongs, having confidence, and setting reasonable expectations for oneself.

CONFIDENCE CONSTRUCTION AGES: 6 - 18 DATE: Monday, 3/2 TIME: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Bullying is not welcome at Sutton Park! Youth will learn the concept and consequences of bullying others and being bullied. They will learn expressive and safe ways to deal with and avoid bullying. PROBLEM SOLVERS 13 – 18 Thursdays in April 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Teens will learn the path to resolving conflict and be given problem-solving tools that will help them on their journey after high school. Participants will be exposed to several fun problems and will work together to find solutions to these obstacles. They will learn how their ability to solve difficult problems impacts their vision for their future. This program is designed to teach teens how to work as a team and find creative ways to solve problems and reach goals.

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ICE CREAM WITH MR. G 6 – 18 Monday, 4/13 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Staff will teach participants the secrets behind making homemade ice cream. Hang out with your friends and beat the summer heat with ice cream made the old-fashioned way.

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SUTTON’S CHEFS 6 – 18 Tuesday, 4/14 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Kids will be responsible for planning and preparing a meal of their choice for their peers. This program teaches kids ways to budget their money, as well as, how to cook a healthy meal.

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LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE AGES: 12 – 18 DATE: Thursday, 4/16 TIME: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm In partnership with the Monroe Police Department, participants will consider how their decisions can affect their lives. Teens will learn appropriate ways to find positive influences in their life and how to avoid gangs and gang activity. This program is designed to assist teens in recognizing negative influences and assisting them in making confident and positive decisions. MONEY MATTERS 13 – 18 Thursdays in May 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Do you have a couple extra bucks in your pocket? Do you want to learn how to keep that money in your pocket, and even make a little more? This program will help teens understand the difference between wants and needs and will teach them the tools needed to create a budget and the importance of establishing good credit.

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FUTURE IS NOW! 12 – 18 Wednesdays in June 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Distractions are all around us on a daily basis! This program will dive into the challenges that prevent participants from staying on task and how to prepare yourself for a new career. Staying goal oriented, removing external distractions, and using time wisely will provide every opportunity to reach your goals.

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WINCHESTER CENTER

T.N.T (TEENS NETWORKING TOGETHER) TEEN EVENT SERIES AGES: 13 – 18 DATES: Monday – Thursday; 6/15 – 7/24 TIME: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Beat the hot Summer nights at the Winchester Recreation Center. We will have snacks, games, video games on the big TV and much more. Meet

your friends at Winchester for a great place to have fun. Activities include fun twists on cooking classes, money management, group games, trips and much more! CREATE YOUR VISION AGES: 13 – 18 DATE: Last Sunday of the month; May – July TIME: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Prepare yourself for the future by setting attainable goals. You can do anything you set your mind to do. It takes commitment and vision. Our staff will help you put yourself in the best position to be successful. We will offer team building opportunities, games and more to help you reach your potential.

J. RAY SHUTE CENTER

REAL AMAZING MEN AGES: 13 – 18 year old young men DATES: 2nd and 4th Tuesday; March – August TIME: 5 pm – 6 pm COST: FREE Young men will learn from guest speakers and activities promoting self-esteem, respect, empowerment and selfmotivation. Teens will be able to discuss issues they have faced with men who can help guide them towards their goals. SUCCESSFUL AMAZING WOMEN AGES: 13 – 18 DATES: 1st and 3rd Wednesday; March – August TIME: 5 pm – 6 pm COST: FREE You can do anything you set your mind to. Learn from female community leaders the importance of self-esteem, pride, and respect, and how those characteristics help mold successful, amazing women.


programs for teens ENTERING WOMANHOOD SUMMIT AGES: 13 – 18 (Young Women Only) DATE: Friday, 4/3 TIME: 5 pm – 9 pm COST: Free Becoming a woman is an exciting journey. This summit will provide guidance and support for issues that teenage girls may face on a daily basis. Topics include establishing healthy relationships, leadership skills, decision making, and more. Guest speakers, games, food, and activities will be provided during the evening. ENTERING MANHOOD SUMMIT AGES: 13 – 18 (Young Men Only) DATE: Friday, 6/19 TIME: 5 pm – 9 pm COST: Free New, exciting challenges and opportunities await every young man. Let us help you learn to take advantage of these opportunities through real life experiences. Topics include establishing healthy relationships, leadership skills, decision making, and more. Guest speakers, games, food, and activities will be provided throughout the evening. DELTA SIGMA’S GEMS 12 – 18 3rd Saturday of March – August TIME: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm COST: Free Monroe Parks and Recreation has partnered with the Delta Sigma Alumnus Sorority to help participants plan for their future in a fun and exciting environment. Instructors will mentor participants in study skills, life skills and how to successfully create goals and visions for themselves. AGES: DATE:

DICKERSON CENTER HANDS ONLY CPR AGES: 13 and up DATES: Thursday, 3/26 and Thursday, 4/23 TIME: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Hands only CPR is an easy, effective way for any bystander to help out in an emergency. Drop in for a quick tutorial on how to affectively administer chest compressions. This is a NON-CERTIFICATION tutorial.

11 TEEN GAME NIGHT DATE: Friday, 7/17 TIME: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Swing by for a fun night filled with all of your favorite games. Challenge your friends to a game of pool, foosball or ping pong. We will also have tons of video games including Wii and Xbox games!

TEEN ADVENTURE TRIP SERIES Stay on the go this summer with fun trips planned just for you! Registration is required. To register, please call the facility from where the bus leaves. DAY AT THE MOVIES AGES: 6 – 18 DATE: Thursday, 3/19 TIME: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm FEE: $10.00 Enjoy a matinee with your buddies. We provide transportation to the local movie theatre. Bus leaves from Sutton Park Community Center. DISCOVERY PLACE 6 – 18 Friday, 3/20 11:00 am – 3:00 pm $15.00 Discover your imagination at Discovery Place. This place has all kinds of things to peak your interest in a hands-on and engaging environment. Learning can be fun! Bus leaves from Sutton Park Community Center.

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MINIATURE GOLF 6 – 12 Wednesday, 4/15 Bus leaves at 10:00 am and returns at 2:00 pm FEE: $10.00 Conquer the links with your friends and create your own golf adventure! Bus leaves from the Sutton Park Community Center. AGES: DATE: TIME:

KATE’S SKATE 6 – 18 Friday, 4/17 Bus leaves at 4:30 pm and returns at 8:30 pm FEE: $10.00 Lace up your skates and roll out on the rink! Bus leaves from the Sutton Park Community Center. AGES: DATE: TIME:

FOX’S ALLEY BOWLING AGES: 6 – 18; Limit of 15 participants DATE: Saturday, 4/18 TIME: Bus leaves at 10:30 am and returns at 2:00 pm How many strikes can you get in a row? Grab your buddies and hit the lanes for a day of bowling. Bus leaves from Sutton Park Community Center. ASHEBORO ZOO 6 – 12; Limit of 15 participants DATE: Saturday, 5/16 TIME: Bus leaves at 10:00 am and returns at 6:00 pm. COST: $13.00 Your favorite animals live at the Asheboro Zoo. Hop on the bus and see them in person! Bus leaves from the Winchester Community Center. AGES:

CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS BASEBALL GAME AGES: All ages welcome DATE: Sunday, 5/17 TIME: Bus leaves at 12:00 pm and returns at 6:00 pm. COST: $13.00 Nothing goes better with Summer than a baseball game. Take in the beautiful Charlotte skyline and enjoy a baseball game with your friends! Bus leaves from the Dickerson Community Center. HIKE @ REEDY CREEK PARK All ages welcome Saturday, 6/20 Bus leaves at 10:00 am and returns at 3:00 pm COST: FREE Pack a lunch and join us for a fun hike at Reedy Creek Park and Nature Center. Bus leaves from the Dickerson Community Center. AGES: DATE: TIME:

DAN NICHOLAS PARK AGES: 6 – 12; Limit of 15 participants DATE: Monday, 6/22 TIME: Bus leaves at 10:00 am and returns at 6:00 pm. COST: FREE Strike gold at Dan Nicholas Park and enjoy a fun day at the park. Bus leaves from the Winchester Community Center. MORROW MOUNTAIN STATE PARK AGES: 6 – 18; Limit of 15 participants DATE: Saturday, 7/18 TIME: Bus leaves at 10:00 am and returns at 6:00 pm COST: $10.00 Enjoy the great outdoors with a picnic with your friends at Morrow Mountain State Park. Bus leaves from Winchester Community Center. RIVERBANKS ZOO AND GARDEN AGES: All families welcome DATE: Saturday, 7/25 TIME: Bus leaves at 10:00 am and returns by 7:00 pm COST: Adults: $17.95; Children (12 and Under): $14.95 Check out all the cool animals at the Riverbanks Zoo. Bring your own lunch and we will take care of the rest! It will be a fun day at the zoo! Bus leaves from Dickerson Community Center. MINT MUSEUM 9 – 14 Thursday, 8/13 9:30 am – 1:00 pm $15.00 Learn about the history of Charlotte and North Carolina in a fun and hands on environment. Bus leaves from Old Armory Community Center.

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Senior Programming

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Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center Puceta | 704.282.4657 | cpuceta@monroenc.org | 327 South Hayne St For a Senior Center Schedule, visit the Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center or online at monroenc.org/departments/parks-recreation CONTACT: Colleen

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55 & up Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 noon There is no charge for residents of the City of Monroe to join. The annual membership fee for non-residents: $60/individual and $90/couple. The majority of classes and activities require no additional charge.

MONTHLY Caregiver Support Group Diabetes Support Group Free Blood Pressure Check Union County Chapter #5164 AARP • Visually Impaired Support Group • Thursday Night Dance Social – 1st and 3rd Thursdays ANNUALLY • Medicare Part D • Flu Clinic • AARP Tax-Aide Income Tax Preparation • Union County Senior Wellness Expo • • • •

HEALTH PROGRAMS Chronic Disease Self-Management • Diabetes Self-Management • Matter of Balance FITNESS CLASSES • Range of Motion • Aerobics • Chair Yoga CARDS/GAMES • Bridge • Canasta • Cribbage • Euchre • Pinochle • Spades •

TRIPS Exciting, fun trips are offered throughout the year. Refer to monthly schedule at the Senior Center for more details. ACTIVITIES/CLASSES • Advanced Line Dance Class • Art Studio • Baskets • Ceramics • Clay/Pottery • Computer Lab • Exploring Art • Handwork • Jewelry • Line Dance Class • Quilting • Senior Singers • Woodwork

SENIOR GAMES Local seniors 50 years of age and better are encouraged to participate in the 2020 United Senior Games program which involves a variety of Sports and SilverArts. United Senior Games will take place in April/May and local winners have a chance to qualify for the North Carolina Senior Games. For information call 704.282.4657.

F.L.O.W. PROGRAM (FUN AND LEISURE OFFERS WELLNESS) OLD ARMORY CENTER CARDS, GAMES AND SOCIAL CLUB AGES: 55 & Up DAYS: Tuesday and Thursday TIME: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm FEE: FREE Join us for fellowship and fun. Enjoy a nice conversation while you walk around our indoor walking trail or challenge your friends to a game of cards. SENIOR FITNESS AGES: 55 & Up DAYS: Monday, Wednesday and Friday TIME: 10:00 am – 10:45 am FEE: FREE Stay in shape at your own pace at the Old Armory Community Center. Follow our fitness video for fun and easy exercises that are certain to challenge you and keep you active.

SENIOR ADULT SPRING APPRECIATION SOCIAL AGES: 55&up DATE: Friday, March 27th TIME: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm FEE: FREE Spend the afternoon connecting with your fellow participants as we play games, enjoy great food and music. We want to make sure our participants know how much WE appreciate THEM!

WINCHESTER CENTER CARDS, GAMES AND SOCIAL CLUB AGES: 55 and up DATE: Wednesdays, March – August TIME: 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm FEE: FREE Venture out to the Winchester Community Center to participate in a wide range of activities with new and old friends. Activities include guest speakers, trips, community service projects and more. Activities include: Estate Planning and Finance, Weatherization, Ceramics, Bingo and Line Dancing

SENIOR HEATH CHECK AGES: 55 and up DAY: Wednesdays, April – July AGES: 55 and up TIME: 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm Free Health Screening SENIOR NUTRITION Wednesdays in March 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm Learn how to cook delicious and healthy meals while on a budget. This program is offered in partnership with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension.

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SENIOR FITNESS @ WINCHESTER FITNESS ROOM HOURS: Monday – Thursday – 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Tuesday and Thursday – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Saturday – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm FEES: Individual (Daily): Resident - $1.00 Non-Resident - $1.50 Individual (Year): Resident - $5.00 Non-Resident - $75.00

The Winchester Fitness Room is NOW OPEN! Featuring treadmills, ellipticals, dumbbells, and workout machines, the Winchester Fitness Room has everything you need to stay in shape at your own pace. We are located in the Winchester Gym and are open at times convenient to your schedule. FIT AND STRONG EXERCISE PROGRAM Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center DATE: Thursdays, 3/5 – 5/14 TIME: 8:30 am – 10:00 am Old Armory Center DATE: Wednesdays, 6/3 – 8/28 TIME: 10:00 am - 11:30 am Winchester Center DATE: Wednesdays, 9/2 – 11/18 TIME: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Fit and Strong is an exercise/ behavior change program for older adults with extremity osteoarthritis or any other mobility issue. This program includes a 60 minute exercise component followed by a 30 minute group discussion and health education workshop. Join Fit and Strong to improve the quality of your life.


special events

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CAR CRUISE IN DATE: TIME:

2nd Friday of the month (April - October) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 4/10 - Race Cars 5/8 - Camaros 6/12 - Mustangs 7/10 - Motorcycles 8/14 - Jeeps 9/11 - Trucks 10/9 - Corvettes & Art Walk

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA Parks Williams Athletic Complex DATE: Saturday, 4/4 TIME: 11 am – 2:00 pm

POPS ON THE PLAZA DATE: TIME:

Sunday, 5/10 6:30 pm Union Symphony and Youth Orchestra (lawn seating available, picnics & blankets encouraged)

JULY 4TH CELEBRATION IN THE PARK Belk Tonawanda DATE: Saturday, 7/4 (Annually) TIME: 4:30 pm Concert – 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Fireworks – 9:30 pm

MUSIC ON MAIN DATE: TIME:

4th Thursday of the month (April - September) 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm 4/23 - Part Time Party Band (Beach/Variety) 5/28 - The Legacy Motown Revue (Motown/Variety) 6/25 - Thurston Howell (Yacht Rock Spectacular) 7/23 - Cat 5 Feat. Former members of Coastline (Beach/Variety) 8/27 - Kids in America (Ultimate 80s Tribute) 9/24 - The Catalinas (Beach/Variety)


Monroe Country Club

14 MEMBERSHIP RATES CITY RESIDENT Annual Pass (Pay for whole year once) INDIVIDUAL: $900 ($100 Initiation) FAMILY: $1,100 ($150 Initiation) Monthly Draft INDIVIDUAL: $80 ($100 Initiation) FAMILY: $95 ($150 Initiation) NON-RESIDENT (Live outside city limits of Monroe) Annual Pass (Pay for whole year once) INDIVIDUAL: $1,000 ($125 Initiation) FAMILY: $1,200 ($175 Initiation) Monthly Draft INDIVIDUAL: $90 ($125 Initiation) FAMILY: $105 ($175 Initiation) DAILY RATES Monday - Friday $42.00 Weekends & holidays $49.00 Twilight Rates (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm) Monday - Friday $27.00 Weekends & holidays $32.00 All rates include green fees and cart. JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP FEE: City Resident: $40 a month/ $400 a year (no initiation) Non-Resident: $45 a month/ $450 a year (no initiation) JUNIOR SUMMER MEMBERSHIP DATES: June – August AGES: Must be in school, age 22 and under FEE: City Resident: $100.00 (No initiation) City Non-Resident: $150.00 (No initiation)

CONTACT:

Monroe Country Club | 704.282.4661 | monroenc.org/departments/parks-recreation 1680 Pageland Highway Monroe, NC 28112 Nick Jacobi, PGA Professional | njacobi@monroenc.org

CLINICS AND CAMPS

All clinics & camps are conducted by PGA Master Instructor Nick Jacobi, PGA Professional. Open to anyone. Must have 3 participants to have clinic. All participants must sign up by contacting Nick Jacobi at njacobi@monroenc.org.

JUNIOR GOLF CAMPS SPRING BREAK CAMPS AGE: 12-18 DATE: 4/16 and 4/17 (Two separate camps) Beginner (Averages 90 or higher on 18 holes) Advanced TIME: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm TIME: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm FEE: $100 per person FEE: $100 per person Camp will focus work on Camp will work on practice techniques, practice methods, methods and course and course management management.

Monroe AQUATICS AND FITNESS center

Coolest,

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Place In Union County!

• New 1/2 1/2 Mile M 1/2 il Outdoor O Mile td dOutdoor Walking W lkWalking i C Course! oursCourse! e! • Register Now for Swim Lessons and Lifeguard Certification Classes! • 80,000 sq ft Facility • Over 90 Aerobic Classes / Week

Dependent children may remain on Family Membership until they reach the age of 23.

• Racquetball Courts

Must be 18 years of age to rent a golf cart.

• Novant Health RNs On-Site

Please call our Pro-Shop at 704.282.4661 for an application or for more information. Follow us on Facebook for daily updates: Monroe Country Club

Water Park Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day!

Please ask about our 10% Joint Discounts for Monroe Aquatic and Fitness Center and Golf Club memberships.

Proof of city residence is required for a City Membership.

SUMMER GOLF CAMPS AGES: 5–9 DATE: Monday – Wednesday, 6/15 – 6/17 TIME: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm FEE: $75.00 AGES: 10 – 14 DATE: Monday – Wednesday, 6/29 – 7/1 TIME: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm FEE: $75.00 DATE: Monday – Wednesday, 8/3 – 8/5 TIME: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm FEE: $75.00

• 14,000 sq ft Fitness Room Free Weights • Cardio Equipment - Over 110 pcs. Weight Machines

• Doube Gymnasium

NO

Annual Fee

NO

Contracts

• Indoor Pool & 2.5 Acre Water Park

FREE

• Indoor Walk / Run Track Health Screenings • Nutrition / Exercise Coaching

Childcare Ages 3 Months to 9 Years

We've Got It All! Located off Hwy 74 across the street from Lowe's on Hanover Dr. in Monroe

704-282-4680 www.monroeaquaticsandfitnesscenter.com


Monroe Parks & Rec Facilities and Parks PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MOST PROGRAMS. Register by calling the Center where the program takes place. monroenc.org/departents/parks-recreation

RECREATION FACILITIES DICKERSON RECREATION COMPLEX

MONROE AQUATIC & FITNESS CENTER

DIRECTOR:

DIRECTOR:

Kimberly Scott 704.282.4649 kscott@monroenc.org 899 North Johnson St. HOURS: Mon/Wed, 7:00 am - 2:00 pm; 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tue/Thu, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm; 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Fri, 7:00 am - 2:00 pm Sat, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Sun, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm AMENITIES: Gymnasium, Weights, Racquetball Court, Disc Golf, Softball Fields, Picnic Tables, Playground, Shelter, Tennis Courts. FEES: Gymnasium & Weight room Under 15: FREE; Over 15: $1.00 Racquetball: $3.50/person (Memberships available)

ELLEN FITZGERALD SENIOR CENTER

Kathy Henderson 704.282.4680 khenderson@monroenc.org 2325 Hanover Drive AQUATICS CENTER HOURS: Mon-Fri, 5:00 am - 9:30 pm Sat, 6:30 am - 7:00 pm Sun, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm WATER PARK HOURS: Mon-Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Sat, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Sun, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm AMENITIES: Indoor Jr. Olympic Training Pool, Outdoor Water Park (Open Memorial Day - Labor Day, visit website for times), Jacuzzi, Steam Room, Dry Sauna, Fitness Room, Gymnasium, Racquetball, Indoor Walk/ Run Track, Wellness Center, Smoothie/Juice Bar, Pro Shop, Massage Therapy

DIRECTOR:

MONROE COUNTRY CLUB

OPEN TO SENIORS AGE 55 & UP HOURS: Mon-Thu, 8:00

Municipal Golf & Country Club GOLF PRO: Nick Jacobi, PGA Professional 704.282.4661 njacobi@monroenc.org 1680 Pageland Hwy

Colleen Puceta 704.282.4657 cpuceta@monroenc.org 327 South Hayne St

am 5:00 pm Fri, 8:00 am - 12:00 noon AMENITIES: Meeting Room, Ceramics Room, Wood Shop, Pottery Studio, Aerobics Room, Dance Hall, Arts and Crafts.

J. RAY SHUTE CENTER DIRECTOR:

Patricia Huntley 704.282.4655 phuntley@monroenc.org 506 Green St HOURS: Mon - Fri, 12:00 noon - 8:00 pm; Sat, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm (Open Gym) Available for reservation: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm Sun, 2:00 pm - 6:00pm (Open Gym) Available for reservation: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm AMENITIES: Meeting Room, Gymnasium, Game Room, Playground, Picnic Shelter.

PRO SHOP/GOLF COURSE HOURS: MON-FRI, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM SAT/SUN, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM AMENITIES: 18-hole Golf

Course, Pro Shop, Ballroom, 1.5-Mile Walking Trail, Picnic Area, Driving Range.

OLD ARMORY CENTER DIRECTOR:

Hope Tanner 704.282.4669 htanner@monroenc.org 500 South Johnson St HOURS: Mon-Fri, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sat, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon AMENITIES: Meeting Room, Game Room, Computer Lab, Fitness Room, Media Room, Playground.

SUTTON PARK CENTER DIRECTOR:

Thomas Latimer 704.282.4656 tlatimer@monroenc.org 2303 Brooks St HOURS: Mon - Fri, 12:00 noon - 8:00 pm Sat, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm (Open Gym) Available for reservation: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm Sun, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Open Gym) Available for reservation: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm AMENITIES: Gymnasium, Game Room, Meeting Room, Playground, Shelter, Softball Field, Baseball Field.

WINCHESTER RECREATION COMPLEX DIRECTOR:

Gail Coffey 704.282.4652 Gym 704.282.4654 Bazemore Center gcoffey@monroenc.org 1001 Winchester Avenue WINCHESTER GYM HOURS: Mon - Fri, 12:00 noon - 8:00 pm Sat, 11:00am - 5:00 pm (Open Gym) Available for reservation: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm Sun, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Open Gym) Available for reservation: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm WINCHESTER CENTER HOURS: Mon-Fri, 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm AMENITIES: Gymnasium, Ceramics Room, Meeting Room, Game Room, Playground, Picnic Tables.

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It is our privilege to serve the citizens of this wonderful community. We welcome your feedback and input. Please feel FREE to contact our staff with any questions, concerns or suggestions to help us make “Monroe a Great Place to Play”. — Tonya Edwards, Director

DIRECTORY Parks & Recreation Director Tonya Edwards | 704.282.4659 tedwards@monroenc.org Community Center Programs/ Special Events Ryan Jones | 704.282.4695 rjones@monroenc.org Afterschool @ Dickerson Kimberly Scott | 704.282.4649 kscott@monroenc.org Athletic Programs/ Special Events Rae Moore | 704.282.4663 rlmoore@monroenc.org Aquatics & Fitness Center Kathy Henderson 704.282.4662 | khenderson@monroenc.org Golf Course Nick Jacobi, PGA Professional 704.282.5785 njacobi@monroenc.org Scott Huss, Grounds Superintendent 704.282.4660 shuss@monroenc.org Parks Maintenance Darren Baucom | 704.282.4664 dbaucom@monroenc.org Reservations/Rentals Angie Sustar | 704.282.4651 asustar@monroenc.or Senior Programs Colleen Puceta | 704.282.4657 cpuceta@monroenc.org

OUTDOOR PARKS Darren Baucom, Parks Superintendent 704.282.4664 dbaucom@monroenc.org Belk Tonawanda 217 IB Shive Dr AMENITIES: Picnic Tables, Amphitheater, Shelter, Open Space, Playground Creft Park 803 Burke St AMENITIES: Playground, Softball Field, Picnic Shelter Don Griffin Park 147 Cedar St AMENITIES: Picnic Tables, Playground, Baseball Field, Shelter Parks Williams Athletic Complex 2011 Ashton Ave AMENITIES: Soccer Fields, Softball Fields, Walking Track Sunset Park 306 West Sunset Dr AMENITIES: Playground, Baseball Fields,Picnic Tables


PO Box 69 Monroe, NC 28111

PPCO

PAID

PRSRT STD U.S. Postage

BELK TONAWANDA FEE SCHEDULE AND OCCUPANCY Type of Space

Occupancy

Time Frame

City Resident Fee

Non-City Resident Fee

Entire Park

N/A

Up to 8 hours

$200.00

$250.00

Shelter

75

Up to 8 hours

$75.00

$95.00

Amphitheatre

N/A

Up to 8 hours

$100.00

$125.00

MONROENC.ORG/PARKSANDREC

CONTACT: Angie Sustar TELEPHONE: 704-282-4651 EMAIL: asustar@monroenc.org ADDRESS: 217 IB Shive Drive

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